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 ARMSTRONG,  B.C.  ENDERBY,  B. C.  IN WHICH IS MERGED THE ENDERBY PRESS AND ARMSTRONG ADVERTISER.  Vol. XV, No. 26 Whole No. 745  ARMSTRONG. B.C.. THURSDAY, JUNE 20, 1918  Subscription. S2.00 ner vear: 5c the codv  Questions that All Females Over 16  Will be Required to Answer June 22nd  In last week's issue of the  Commoner, in the regular advertising space of the Registration Board, there was published a list of the questions  which all males over 16 years  of age will bc required to answer when' registering next  Saturday. The following questions will have to be answered  by all females over 16:  1. Name in full.  2. Address in full.  3. Age.  4. Race.  5. Can you speak English or  French?  C. British subject (by birth,  naturalization,  marriage).  7. Are   you   single,   married,  witlow, divorced?  .   8. How  many  children   under IC?  9. Do your hcallh and home  tics permit you, if required, lo  give full time, paid work?  (Registrants    answering   "No"  tions   or   practical    experience  which you possess not alrcacb  recorded.  16. Do your circumstances  permit you =to give regular full  time service without remuneration?  22nd June Imperial Day  LIEUT. ROBT. BUNTINE      OPENING FOR SMALL MILL p-^  of  .,  g^  Qf  patrjotjc  BaSCball  Played on the Armstrong Sports Ground  16 this  further  sweriug  or    in  question   need  information,  "Yes"  should  must sign  '    10. Do  give  those  pn June 22nd, 1897, the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria  was celebrated throughout the  wiile Empire which she had  done so much to consolidate.  22nd June, 1918, will bc marked  by an event of no less historical  importance to Canada. On that  day thc free people of Canada  will pledge anew their devotion  to the Allied cause by registering their names and furnishing  the government with all thc information essential to a scientific use of their capabilities as  a whole. They will do this, as  a  privilege  as  well as  a   duly.  No  Chance  Flouring  Enderby.  for Having Large  Mill   Operated   a! J  Mr. A. C.  S.   Hartry  coast   this  ~,   .. , _T    p       Armstrong  businessmen  and  Skaling and Mr. r. others more or less with a pen-  returned   Irom   the chfmt for baseban havc formed  week     where   they a local patriotic league, and last  went   in    connection   with    he Thursday  evening  inaugurated  part ot the a serjcs 0f games to be played  , weekly on   the sports  grounds  in  aid of Armstrong Patriotic  ��������������������������� funds.  j     The     game     last    Thursday  evening  was  captained  by  Mr.  that it Avas impossible to  ate a mill of this size at a  no | Canada  viclds  lo  Killed Jn J action when the  March offensive started. "He  was a pillar of strength to me,"  writes his Captain, ''and weathered the storm in a way that  proved the metal he was made  of."  in-  doubt i  its  determination  patients, and   Messrs.  Hawkins  no nation in  to  prosecute J and   Oppcrlshauser   avci-c   cm-  rn  ��������������������������� i     c i    mi ' l,1(?  war   lo" a   successful  con- powered io have the work done  hil in rest oi   card. AUjc|usion> bc ,lial liappy consum- this wee*  alhrnmlion). imation   near,   or  far  rcmoA'cd.'sheeting,  your   chicuinstances!Thc Canadian people havc suf-.hands  of  permit you to live away from  home? '.  11. What is your present  main occupation? 'if in business as employer, state number  of employees.    If an employee,  slate   name,   business   and   ad-j    It is to enable Canada to take  dress of employer.   If full time an   c\di    greater    part   in   the  also   to  This Avas  lhc ward  get rubber  left in lhc  committee.  fercd too keenly and fought looj Very favorable reports we're  valiantly to do other lhan press j received from the hospital union until in thc words of Mr. As-j tron; not only as to patients  quith,   "the    military   domina-'and lhcir   care   and   treatment,  tion  of  Prussia . is  finally dcstroA-ed."  voluntary work, slate name of  society serving.  12. Slate, particulars of each  conflict than shc has heretofore  taken that thc registration of  every resident of the Dominion  if you IniA'e trade ortprofcssion,'male or female, of 16 years and  ���������������������������-certificate, '  degree,   diploma- or  Special training.  13. Slate    length   of   experience, if any, in general-farming  truck   farming,   fruit   farming.  pW'.ry . farming.dairy  Can vou drive a  1-4.  ������������������������������������������������������drive ' a  harness  ing?  15. Indicate  motor,'  a horse.  OA'cr, has becn decided upon.  This for the reason that thc information obtained on Registration Day Avill bc employed  in speeding up essential production," dii-cW-; _V VV ;v of  labor to the :;Vr.^-"i:iiui "really  , Count. :^and" generally   bringing  do farm cook-, Canada's , participation up to  {the  point  of  maximum   elfort.  my    qualifica- ���������������������������Canadian Registration Board  wholly and but also to the generous treatment accorded thc hospital by  the people. Thc Board passed a  vote of thanks to Mr. and Mrs.  Stevens for $5 contributed to  thc tag day fund. Also to others  who had eagerly sought to donate several articles" required  to case thc patients, and contribute to their comfort.  farming  ' tractor,"  drive. a:iJ6rVV-  Where It Rains Bombs-  EXCPLLENT  SHOWING  "Report of JSnderfoy High School  for the Year 191748% Indicates - Progress. -   c  The enrollment was ten boys  and eighteen gh*K making a  total of tAvcuty-cigbt during the  year. These were divider! in  (he various classes as follows:  Senior Matriculation, 3; Junior  "Ma tricu Ja tion, " 5; Ad vanced  Junior Grade, 6; Perliminary  Grade. 14- *  "Removal from the vicinity,  the call of the S.O.S. and other  reasons accounted for some  leaving   school,   thus   reducing  =thc-attcndance=somc>what-duri������������������g  tlie last term. On the whole a  splendid* spirit prevailed in the  school throughout the year. A  ready obedience to discipline, a  manifest eagerness to acquire  IviioAvlcdgc and an easily recognized ability to learn made the  work of the principal���������������������������not by  any means light���������������������������a real pleasure. If given a fair opportunity Ihe students in attendance  at the High School lhis year  Avill render a good account of  their privileges in time to come.  Keen .interest has been taken  by the pui-'ls in 'lhc subject of  -.Agriculture taught by Mr. J. K.  Britten of Armstrong. Enderoy  has m excc',1' ii'ly fitted ro.rii  for jusl ruction amy demonsiri-  tino in U is Impoiant branch of  study.  Recent changes made by the  Department of Education in the  curriculum of the High School  -.will add both to the interest in  and praictical usefulness of a  High School education. We understand that other changes are  under consideration looking to  the increased efficiency of our  Secondary schools, all of Avhich.  doubtless Avill be Avclcomed by  both  teachers and pupils.  It Avas decided by the Department of Education to exempt  this year from Avritten examinations the boys and girls of the  High    Schools   Avhose   services  Avere required on the land. Only  those are required,  to Avritc on  June 24th lo 28th who intend  to  enter;  the   teaching  profes  sion.    As  a  consequence  onlv  fpur   pupils   from   this   school  will write next Avcck.   They arc..  Louise   Paradis   and   Dorothy Jng am'  Punwooche in  Senior Ma tricu- R1C AV?}'  lation- and Almecla Oajces anil  t-oretto Woods in junior matriculation. -  The following is the stancling  of the various classes based on  the work done cluring the year.  Senior Matriculation, max. iruu\k>  1,100:  houi'se   Paradis,   864.  Porothy  Dunwoodie,  807.  Junior Matriculation, max. marks  1,000:  I.oretto Woods, 715.  Aimed a Oakes, 687.  J������������������ric Winters, 472.  Advanced Course Junior Grade,  max. marks, 1,000:  Josephine Paradise, 797  Edith Adams, 773  J,orn|e   landon,   705  Pugald Cameron, 002 \  Buth Baxter, 009.  All of these arc promoted to  the junior matriculation class.  Perliminary Grade,-max. marks  1.000:  Esther Carlson, 097  Verna Peel, 094  Ella  Johnson,  083  Ruth Carlson.    081  Roy  Oakes.   671  Margaret Goligh'tlv, C3-I  Arvid Antiila, 032  Ernest Landon, 020     .  The above are promoted to  the Advanced Course Junior  Grade. >  Jean McQuarric who ohtaineicl  733 marks at the Easter examina-  \ions, le/t at that time for the prairies. Carrie Carefoot with a mark  of 574 also left school at Easter.  P.  J.  Wrlsh,' Principal  Enderby   Hospital   Association  A meeting of the Hospital  Board Avas held last Friday  evening in the City Hall. Reports were received from the  committees appointed at the  last meeting to take in hand  the drain repairs at the hospital  and to look after the tag day  set for May 24th. All committees reported the Avork satisfactorily done, and Avith the net  tag dav proceeds something  over $72.00.  It was decided to screen in  the upper porch for lhc use of  -.r^Mrs. F. R.r Prince. avIio has  been'A-isiling *" her parents, Mr.  and Mrs. F. S. Stevens the past  week or two, returned lo her  Bend, Ore., home by Wednesday evening's train. A recent  teller received from lsl-Licut.  Prince, who is now serving in  France, tells of many interest-  exciting experiences in  zone, jn one German  mr raic| Ueut. Prince says he  counted one hundred, bombs  dropped close to his station.  Then they were coming nearer  ancl he sought cover underground. The country round"  about where J_ieut. Rriifce Avas  stationed at the time of Avriting  is beautiful; the crop outlook is  very good and in that sector  the troops had everything in  readiness fo meet any.advance  the enemy might attempt to  make.  effort made on the part of thc  local food conservation committee to havc the Columbia  Flouring Mill retained at Enderby. Their mission was not  as   successful    as    might   have  been hoped for.   It���������������������������was pointed McPhaU <and Mr. Waggctt.    It  out by the nullmcn at thc coast, was ,)r0(|���������������������������ctive at times of some  ������������������Ppr"!Stallnr plaj's, and at othcr times  ,.. .,      ,   ���������������������������  ,.   -      fl   .,     P01!1*!of plays not so stellar.   In fact,  off  the mainline Avith the mainjsomc  rcally  rotl���������������������������h  source ot  wheat supplv so iarjnolicc(l  whcn       -  away as it is from the Enderby' W.1S rctjre(i  mill.       The    company    which j^ Mavor who ,vas piaying at  purchased   the   null   and   ma-jflrsl  fov Waggctt. =  chincry from the former own- McPhail's pitcher was thc one  crs, is prepaid! to resell al the!nian in lcaglIC imjJorJ11. He  flouring machinery to any local  company that might bc organized for the purpose, capitalized at say $25,000, but Avas not  disposed lo consider thc propo-'  and placed Waggett at a great  disadvantage.  Abbott played a useful game  at second for McPhail, but his  most effective effort was in the  coaching line, Avhere his voice  got Creed as far as second on  a foul.  Becker's pitching for Waggett was very effective as the  score of the first three innings  Avill show, and if he had stopped  at that hc would have been all  right, but he got it into his head  and  work   was.  si tion  of operating thc mill at  this point.  ?>'fr. Abel C. Noakcs. representing thc Coles Company,  purchasers of the mill, was in  Enderby ihis week, and placed  thc matter before thc local  committee, but little progress  was made, and Mr. Donncll.  engineer in charge, is proceeding Avilh the Avrccking of thc  old land-mark.  that he was young as ever,  that hc could go on indefinitely.  Alderman  Creed j lie wilted toward the close and  for trying to butt; ihen McPhail's sluggers got in  their  fancy  work.  riie= shoAvcr  just  before  the  game made the grass,.very slippery Avhich caused the players  ; played    under     lhc    alias    of to slide in all directions, much  j"Smokcy  Hoe,"  and'pitched  ajlo thc amusement of the spec-  , game  that  certainly  could  not J ia tors.  be compared io~any pitched by      At thc end of the McPhail half  great namesake,  REGISTRATION POINTS  If- in  register  Enderbv, the place to  Avill be in K. of P. Hall,  where- Registrar Rosoman Avill  have some 30 assistants all in  readiness to expedite matters.  These men and women are  giving their services free on  that day. They will be at your  service from 7 aim. to 10"p.m.  Thev Avill assist all- Avhere amr  his great namcsaice, as in one  inning he had twelve halters  face him and it is thought that-  if hc had not had thc/able assistance of thc umpire, Lieut.  Freeman, they would slill bc  facing him McPhail  caught in his well known stvle.  bul was terribly overworked  and showed it toAvard the close.  Joe Thomson, thc opposing  catcher, sufferedo early in the  Came, getting a severe" blow on  the head Avhich drew blood. Unfortunately the Rcd_ Cross  nurses had not yet arrived and  stood:  4  of the 7th thc score  0    0    0    2    4    6  0 0 2 3 10 0  "Here thc McPkails refused to  lake thc field lo give the Wa.������������������-  gells a chance to even up, anil  upon lhc matter being referred  to thc league executive the game  Avas forfeited  to Waggctt,  9-0.  Thc proceeds of the gate,  Avhich Avas the principal item  of the evening, amounted to  $20.00. Tins Avas handed to the  Red Cross Society.  Game for Thursday next, As-,  lin as  Warner.    The.proceeds  Joe had to bc content Avith an;of. this game Avill bc handed to  oilv rag ancl a mental dressing the Home Com forts Club.. Game  to stop thc flow. Tins undoubtedly interfered' with, his play  for" thc  balance  of  the  game,  starts al  come and  siol  the  7   p.m.     Everybody  enjoy the fun and as-  good  work.  "YOKOHAMA MAID'  asrfis.tancc js rccniired/ There  will be no delay if the applicant,  for registration can answer  questions promptly. No registrations Avill be made other  lhan those applied for on the  Registration Day between the  hours set by law.  Chaplin In "One A. M.'  Charlie Chaplin in his greatest comedy "One A.M." Avill be  the attraction at the Avalon  Theatre, "Monday, June 24th.  This picture is considered to be  Chaplin's best as lie gives the  whole shoAv ah by himself  which he introduced on the  spending ��������������������������� stage in his ,wc||  IcnoAvn travesty "A Night in a  London Music H^U-" To miss  seeing this picture will-.be to  miss seeing him'at his best. Big  matinee at 4 p.m.  Everybody Avill Avanlto see  the "Yokohama Maid" when this  tuneful', operetta is given in'  lhc the AA-alon Theatre, on Friday  lis-,' evening, July 5th. . It is to be  put on. entirely by local talent  under the direction of Mr. Lee  Morris and Mr. Weight. Al!  who know what Armstrong  talent is capable of in this respect Avill look forward to the  date for the enjoyment of a  real treat.- On this occasion we  shall sec Mr. Morris in one of  the most humorous roles for a  comedian of his type. And he  Avill be ably supported by other  laugh-provoking characters. In  every  particular   the'play Avill  Wn Pemocnicy Safe Tor Pwiqcnits  Spotted l>y JfafiK MWs Periscope  It is no snap. In fact, it is  some job. This thing of being  a Democrat wilh a big D these  days isn't all velvet. One feels  like���������������������������Avell. like a Democrat as  commonly understood ought  to feel, until wc run up against  thc laws of autocracy avc arc  complacently placing about  our necks���������������������������or Jetting somebody else do it, Avhich under a  Democracy like ours means lhe  same thing���������������������������then, all of*a sudden, we feel like���������������������������Avell, Avhat  do you feel like?  Under the rcgulations --which  our autocratic Democracy has  f ra m ed up for Regi s tra tion  Day it is stipulated that all  males    and    females    over   16  ADVERTISERS TAKE NOTICE  ���������������������������r.   ���������������������������   -_ -     _���������������������������    - - ��������������������������� ".-��������������������������������������������� =  The  licensing .regulations  of  | lhc Canada Food Board requite-  lhat every*-licensee "shall" place-  on   every  letterhead,   contract, .  order, acceptance of order, invoice,   price list,  quotation,  and  advertisment issued, the words .  "Canada   Food   Board   License  Number" followed by the number  of   the   license,   and   shall  show  l|ic name of the, license  under Avjiiclvthc business is carried on.   This, regu la tion is not ~  being complied with'as strictly  as it, is desired, and the Food  Board.points out that it is illegal  for licensees to issue any advertisement which docs not contain  this information: The  be replete; in ��������������������������� music, costumes!Commoner draws the attention  and,accompaniment.    .Already of advertisers to lhc fact that  many Enderbyites are making  preparation to visit Armstrong  on that occasion, and it is safe  to say that the Avalon Avill be  packed to the doors when "Tbe  their advertisements cannot legally be published unless thev  conform,,to  the Food  Board's  regulations in this respect.  The following trades are noAv  (-whole==  =������������������*okohama=Maid^makesHierT������������������ndcr=Jiccnsc4-=grocers  appearance. ^ale and retail); bakers (manu-  The    performance    Avill    be facturing   and   retail);   manu-  given in aid of the Home Com- facturcrs   .of   breakfast   foods  fort Club.  ���������������������������ENTJfcRBY JIJ3P CROSS  \PR1L.   !i>18.  Mai  on  hand  April  f   . .  Hues       Market   Slat!       Tea   Hooin      April  31   .  1918.  years of age must appear at a  stated place betAveen the hours I���������������������������and we will, too  of 7 a.m. and 10 p.m. and an- get mad.    Get your  the local registrars���������������������������being just  Democrats���������������������������pull their hair in  distraction and tell these othcr  Democrats to go to hell.  It is all very tdrriblc torrible.  This thing of switching Democrats  into autocrats overnight Pal on hand  don't  gel along  well.    It ain't!    n     . ,   >,AY-  ���������������������������   ������������������      -\r    i mi i        "Receipts:  conscrvin .    Maybe avc 11  mud-.j3f,| on 'j,.in(| ^av  die  through  somehow and  gel Mrs.  Hadow:  sale  somewhere; but to a fellow up J    booklets  a  tree or down a well it don't  look good.   Democrats is Democrats���������������������������just  as" Pigs  is   Pigs���������������������������-  and Pigs IS Pigs these days.  It's.a good tiling avc have the ���������������������������  press of the counlry at outbacks. They'll polish us Democrats up the back after Registration Day and tell how beautifully -avc pulled lhc thing off,  But don't  naturaliza-  .. 872.01  . . -   7.00  .. n.o.s  . .   7;j.''0  .SJti.o.tJ!.'  1  as  living in  this  right to be alive and  year of.*the War  lot of Democrats  swer certain personal questions .tion  papers  to one's  in  Lord; 1918.  have found serious objection to  the principle of telling othcr  Democrats as Democratic as  they���������������������������and perhaps moreso���������������������������  Avho they are, Avhat they arc,  ari*d how they are, and arc  pestering the local registrars lo  distraction because "they avi'J.1  not give them a private hearing  before thc day of registration  duly  appointed  by   law.    And  and your military  and take them  A'our birth cer-  marriage ccrtifica te  number  ready  Svith you;  also  tificatc and  and tax .certificate and any  ' oilier  ceiiliflcate  you   can   find  lying around���������������������������you'll need 'cm  'all���������������������������and the more certificated  !you arc,   the morc Democratic  you will want to be���������������������������but can't.  Tt's  a  wonderful  privilege  to  be   aliArc   these   days���������������������������and   thc  only   certificate   it   is   safe   for  you   to  IcaA-c at  death certificate.  of  Market   Stall  S. F. Hartrv Com on V Loan  W.   Anderson     ��������������������������� ",       ......  Mrs.   R.   Marshall    . . ......  Tillicum   Clubr-Mililary  whist drive   . .". . . . . . ... .  Sate 'of.-old-'rubber".   .....  Booth Mav 21th, on grounds  Mr. Gretton .*.. .*:. ,..*-.. .*,. . .  Dues    .......... ;������������������������������������������������������-.'...-'.... .'.���������������������������'.  Disbursements:  Yarn���������������������������-J. Mclntyrc   . . .'.. .  Stamps    ;......   A.   Dale���������������������������cartage   *'. . . .'.'...���������������������������  Ice   Cream   ..... .".*'*. .... .  S.   H.   Speers���������������������������Hanncllette  ,$105.69  4.25  18.80  5'00  5.00  3.00.  25.00  2.55  83.35  .       5 00  .    :>������������������������������������������������������*. ������������������o  S341.ll  3������������������ 12.50  .70  2.00  .     15.00  .   135.00  and cereals; millers; retail  butchers; fish dealers (wholesale and retail); flour and feed  dealers (-wholesale and retail);  dealers in fresh fruits and vegcV,  tables (wholesale an<| retail);  produce dealers (wholesale and  retail);  canners;   packers.  On and after July 1st licenses  will be required by confectioners, (manufacturers only), and  to proprietors of public eating  places. The regulation with re-*  gard to advertising becomes applicable on that date to these  classes also.  What It's Coming to  his  Bal  on  A.  .8165.00  hand   May  30th,   3.176.14  li.     F.vi.'i.KM'ii,  Treasurer.  Anyone  Avishing  to  knit   for  the  Red  Cross may havc yarn  by applying  to Mrs.  Attenborough.  "Thc  Berlin"  home is your day, -Tune 24th  up apany  Kaiser���������������������������the Beast of  at Salmon Arm Mon-  Why not make  and sec it?  and  go  Tamlinson strolled into  club and said, "I've got an interesting item of news relative  to German rationing." "Indeed.  Iioav do the people manage out  there?" asked Coles. "Well," replied Tomlinson, "I learn that  it German housewife went to  her butcher in Berlin for a  pound of sausages and was lold  that. if. she could provide lhc  paper To Avrap il in she would  be alloAvcd to purchase one  sausage. She hold out an old  tram ticket as thc onlv paper  available, and in this the sausage was Avrappcd. When she  got home the sausage was missing, for it had slipped out of  thc hole punched by the conductor!" OKANAGAN   COMMONER  THURSDAY, JUNE 20 th, 1918.  Municipal Council in  Busy Business Session  tie  regular  BAKING  ���������������������������SHL  G  POWDER  CONTAINS NO ALUM  MADE IN CANADA  meeting of the  .Municipal council was held in  'the   Municipal    Hall   Salurdav,  June Slh,H\vith Reeve Keary in  ; the chair and Councillors Ii.  i Worthington, J.. C." Henson, IVI.  ���������������������������Hassen,  W.   G.  Dodds  and H.  Somers present.  Mrs.   Stevens,   Mrs.   Stoodley  and Mrs. Harris intcrvicAved tlie  council in support ..of a petition  "signed by a number of ratepay-i'c  jers    on     the    Skelton    Springs Mi  Jas  G.  G.  G.  J.  J.   .  W.  A.  ,r.  T.  O.  s.  J.  A.  SUNSHINE SERMONS  Cheerful Guidance to a Happier, Healthier Life  By the Philosopher-Physician  GEORGE F. BUTLER, A. M., M. D.  water svstem asking permission )}r-  "���������������������������   -    -  "     between the hours of"|*- ^]'^7  and Ga.m.    The request '3, Jeffries  McCnllsin  . .     4?.CO  Pafc-helr           --12.00  Tavlor      5'i.Ol!  Fuenfgeld         35.00  T;ivlor       M.00  J.   Bull      3-i 00  'Mills      M.00  Lehman   . . . '.-  Hollbrook   B. Scott   Und rot    :   Reid   .    C. Grinton   Porleous   Pritchard    V   . Kckfonl   H.  Chamberlain   .....  irrigate  lo  8 p?m  was granted.  R. T. Skelton and G Lynn in-  lervicAvcd the council Avith reference to Y.M.C.A. grant by thd  i.T.   H.   r-Iitchen  H. Greening  .  C.   Patterson  A.   Porleous   .  G.  .Parkinson  and do Avillingly, namely, give  a full bbsincss-like statement  of its financial operations. No  manifestly incomplete, statement compressed into half a  page of notepapcr can by any  stretch of the imagination he  regarded as a satisfactory accounting for $4,000,000 of  business. To send forth such  a statement for campaign purposes inevitably Aveakens confidence and sets all kinds of  suspicion hi.-motion.- Why was  it done? has been asked a  llfousand times. Why should  men Avho know\ business from  A to Z countenance such a  thing? . . . The general secretary is reported to have ,  stated that a complete state-  Where is it?  sought    from  '18.50  IS.75  38.00  100.00  -23.00  152.25  2(5 25  15.75  17.50:  2-1.50  70.00  70.00  M 00  llient is aA'.ailablc  10^50! The    writer   has  Laughter   Is   undoubtedly   one  of  Nature's   greatest  tonics.     It  brings   the   disordered   faculties  and   functions   into  harmony,   It  lubricates   the   mental   bearings,  and prevents the friction  which  monotonous,   exacting     business  engenders.     !t   Is   a   divine   gift  bestowed  upon us as a life  preserver, a health promoter, a joy  generator,     a     success     maker.  Life   with   the   avsrage   man   is  too serious  at best.    Never'lose  an' opportunity    for    relaxation  from   the .stress   and   strain   of  your    business     or     profession.  Every draught of laughter,  like  ah   afr-cushion,   eases   ycu   over  the jolts and the hard places cn  life's     highway.     It     tends     to  bring  every  abnormal  condition  back  to  the   normal.     It     is    a  panacea forheartaches, for life's  bruises.     It   is  a   life  prolonger.  "Laughter   is   a   positive   sweet-  ner  of   life,   but,   like   good   coffee,  it   must   be  wc.'l  cleared  of  the grounds of il! will.    There is  nothing   on   ear^h   more   delightful   to   listen     to     than     witty  laughter,  and  nothing  mere tor-  i  menting    than     the    silly    and  causeless  cachination .of    fools.  Between   a   laugh   and   a   giggle  there   is  the   width   of the   horizon."    Commend   me  to  a   good  laugh���������������������������not   to   a   little   snickep-  ing ��������������������������� laugh,   but    one    that    will  sound   right  through  the   house.  The first   duty  we  owe a  child  Is to teach It to fling out its Inborn  gladness and joy with the  same freedom and abandon that  the bobolink does when it makes  the  meadow    joyous    with    Its  song.    Learn to    laugh, and to  laugh aloud.  10.00 National  Council  men   in   Que-  5-25  bee. Montreal and Toronto, bul  municipalilv, slating lhal it was R Sxynnson   ...........:..    2'sM ; ������������������1> IP Hie prescnL he has failed  delrinieiiiaf to the 'collection of M.  H,iWm -.      S.75 i to flct  it.    As a   mailer ol   lacl  X.  \.V. Perrv        -12.1)0   ',--  ���������������������������"  .1.  A.  Sloodlev         P>.51)  F.  Young. Jr       112.n0  U.   Kinlev         3..">i>  A.V.   Duncan     V . .      75.50  .1.   Pitlman          .������������������J.50  '"    Xoblo         S.1 "-  o  Maclachlan Hardware  Co.  aRMjS*RONG,-B-,C...  Planet Jr. Horse Cultivator.   Every owner of a  Planet Jr. horse hoe cultivator3 \A'ill find that it is  invaluable in culti\rating every known crop grown  in rows.     Price $25.00 =^  Planet Jr. Hand Cultivator.   Can   be  used  by  Avoman or boy.      You will   be   astonished  easy   it  is   to save time, labor., monev, and  man,  h o \v  much bigger .crops if you use  $16.00 and $20.00.  it.      Prices   $11.00  HAYING TOOLS  I the fund in J-Iullcar districl. Tbe  I matter was laid over lo be con-  jsidered  later.  !     C. W. Rurlon and (i. Fow"  ler  interviev.'ed   lhe  council  askim  lo have Ihe road opened between A. .1. Noble      1;  : their place and rl\ K. Smith's  .They offered lo slash out the  ', right of A\-ay forty feed wide and  , make it ready for the grader I'or  ! $100.00. lhe municipalilv lo fur-  ! nish  powder  Th  lo  biow  t  maller  Ihe  large  was   left  slumps  with  lhe  Reeve, wilh power  lo s  act.  Communications  W.  A.  V.  c.  V.  M.  A.  A.  S.  On-      Ford       Ahirsluill    .  W.  Hurl on  Vow   nji. . .  AVC  ceived  from   A  sped   lo   work  Road, also onc  man   thanking  donation  to  N.  Bristol  iMellish  'C  in  rc-  re-  HeMenzv  T.   Pvol'l  ]-:.   Fear   .  (iorlo    . . ���������������������������  (iorlt*   . . .  ll.   P.   Perry  Miss   Si-lion  on   Otter   Lake  rom "Mrs. Free-  .'4   the   council   for  lie Red Cross.  Avrolc  ihe  3>=  >0'0  L.  I-:,   l-'iirr      ��������������������������� Assessor       Treasurer      Ma<-l,;icblan   Bros.  MH'haii-Smilli    . .  , (1.  I Foover     ., '.las.   M"Cullan    . . .  council o.  McPherson   . . .  V.  sla tins? that he had paid  for a ��������������������������� F. Hecker     vear's waler supply  fsj>o)   to W. J-   K-   SmUh   ��������������������������� ���������������������������  Orr on the Skelton Springs sys-^y,    ci^"��������������������������� '  lcni- , <������������������������������������������������������ j.l."  M-'   vVritfhi    .'.  The   lender of L.  Si A^i'.  Co. Vlrs.  Frecniiin P..  fencing the Land &'iH-  for $75 for  Agr.Co.road alloA\';!i-.ce on both  sides with five Avircs from the  railway crossing lo thc Pleasant ValleAr road Avas accepted.  C.  Armslrong  C   Y.M.C.A.  57 ii'i  ���������������������������M'.'lO .  f;:^!!0 i  (iC. 51)  7!!.00  9 1,0!) :  35.H0  ���������������������������15.50 .  54.25  7.00  20 Od '  25.00  11D DO  150.00  5.25 ;  1.05 '  12.05 "  1.A.87*  55.1)0  7. / 5  .75  25 52  0.80  fiS.lfi  OO.OO  8.33  S.33  <*:  omcrs  was  thc  for  A Canadian clergyman LAvritcs  thc Toronto Saturday Night to  ask Av.hv thc Y. M. C. A. has not  record on file in Public!}������������������kcn !hc ^>ldicrs *"* lhc Pllb:  hc    into    ils    conlulcncc,    and  I Canada   Pood Board   License  -.     No. 8-6337  Sesqui Matches  Per pkt     20c  Pany Miches  Per pkt-.. ���������������������������... ���������������������������   -30c  5 3uy yowr supply now. price c  |j ������������������oon ^o be doubled [j  I Herrings fa Jomato fj  Perc������������������n   20c H  S^r^ines  2 for 25c  fresh Herring  Per can ..20c  Clams  Per can % 5c  Pijcjwnjs    35c and 30c  Councillor  granted    the    balance    of  Bridge   Acct.,   about   $475,  road work in his Avard.  Communication from Surveyor General staling that there  Avas no  Works Dept. of ..the width of  Enderby-Armslrong- road.. Ordered filed. Communication  from "WVS. Burnett asking the  council to I'cncC'thc Arland road  A; bul  the council,  did noL r'ecog-  \}\ nize any right to fence thc road  a j mentioned.  (J      rrhe" following accounts were  c joi-dered paid:  Y. M. C. A. FINANCES  A  Demand  that  All  the  Cards  he   Put   on    tha"   Table   for j  Public  Inspection. i  ���������������������������ccly made a  shoAving Iioav  of money entile public had  for whal pur-  thc   course  of  I j Sch  5'  IVankK-    and    freely    made  financial   report  thc   A-ast   sums  trustee!  lo it by  been   used,  and  nose   spent.     In  his writing he says:  "Nol by Idling of Iheir own  virtues,   not    by    quoting   the  opinions of this or thai individual   Avho   thinks    highlv   of   ils  work, not by an appeal to put  our trust in the high character  ol^ thc men who are in front of  the Y. IVJ. C. A., or those thai  are   behind    it,    but   by   doing  (5.(50 j what    every   railway   corpora-  J! J?J|  lion, every banking, institution.  ,7 00  cvcry   business  concern,   every  Lcdoux '...'..'.......!..'    41.75 church organization has to do,  00I   Siilnrics   ..." -S570.00  ty l-'ces .  heel 11 c . .  I Shcills . ..  M. McDonald  Jas. Shcills  I). Pciswig .  J. Reiswig .  S.   McCsillum  P.   Thornton          47.00  C  330.05  2-1.50  1.1 00  5.25  22(5.00  10 men high in the councils of  Ihe. V. IM. C. A. never seem to  have seen il either. '' If anv  reader of this article has such  a slalemenl in his possession  the writer would be greally  obliged if he would lend il to  him   for   Iweuly-four  hours."  "Let'us now turn lo the leaflet entitled "An Answer." In  this avc find I hose two si nip-  men Is: "Sold goods in 1U17  eosling $1,782.00": 'Did a canteen business of $2,800,000.'  In other Avords. the diUVrencc  between the purchase and selling nrices of lhc uoods handled  bv the Y.M.C.A. in 1917 shows  a gross profit of $1,018,000.  Aiinins! lhis is lhe following  debit: 'Spent a lolal of $80,000  in canteen operations in 1917.  made up a.s follows: $-10,000  for canteen equipment and expenses, $25,000 for Avar contingencies account, $15,000 for  transportation.' Deducting  these  charges  of $80,000   from  lhe    gross     profits     wc    havc  $938,,000   Avhich   Avould   appear  lo be  lhe ncl  profits,  allhough  it   is   onlv   admitted    that    the  m-ofils were $320,000 for������������������1917.  There   is   no   indication   where  the   remaining.   $618,000   went  to.     lt   could   nol   bc   towards  free drinks, concerts, lulls, elc.  as these arc..charged up to the  $1,138,000   received    from    the  people of Canada, and you cannot  charge" them   twice.     . , .  This    analysis    is    made,  from  figures, jjiven   oul   by  the  Y.M  C. A. itself. If there is-a strong  feeling   tluil   the   money   asked  for in the recent campaign  was '.  not   needed    lo    carry   on   the '  work   for    Avhich    il    was   dc- !  .manded   (lie policy  of financial  secrecy is en I rid v to blame."'  Steel  ct  d)Ic 'A S  in.,  lSe  ])Cl-  fool  iM.-uiill.  1    rojtc,  ���������������������������15c   pc  '��������������������������� P  3iind  M.-icl  duo   oil,  G5c  I"-''-  . 1  1 lion  I'orK  h  andlcs  0  h:  iv 1  ."llvCS  Htiy forks, selected hdles SL.cJo  Scythe smiths "JLIj;^ e.'ich  Scvthe 'jl.-idcs f 1.50 find Si.75  Scvthe hiones.       Grind Stones  Srantfard   l-fiiulor Twine 33c per lb.  Barb Wiro,   0x4 point $7.OO per roll  Aoeiits for.the Standard Cream Separator and   thc  Eden   Elcctrric    Avashiug   and   Avringin������������������-   Machines.  PHONE 47. AR&1STKONG  x^i.1������������������^.������������������.,iiIii a*fnem.aKn-,n  ���������������������������yy  ������������������*  shed     1872.  Capital Authorized,  , Capital   Paid-up,   -  Surplus,   $5,000,000  S3.000.0C0  $3,500,000  Increased production of wealth is  the only way in which the requirement of the nation can be met without excessive taxation for the next  decade. The expansion of legitimate  business is essential, and the Bank of  Hamilton is prepared to encourage  it by the judicious extension of credits. .  ARMSTRONG  BRANCH I  H. I,. Paynter,' Manager  40-C  IJV  M\  mmm  m  BBEi  Obedience, submission, discipline, courage��������������������������� these arc  among the characteristics that  make a   man.���������������������������Samuel  Smiles.  All that I have been enabled  to accomplish in the course of  -my life, has becn done through  ]>ersc\rerahcc.  Armstrong Growers'  S. IB? ,E>, ji������������������  Ass'n,  0  I  3  o  I Pdillips * WieDoiisi! J  Phone 48  Armstrong  ><)<  > >  ���������������������������n  e '  ���������������������������'  <������������������  I'  *  *  t  MAT- HASSEN  Auctioneer and Livestock  Salesman  ARMSTRONG       B.C.  I have n wide ncquaintancc  amongst buyers. Consult me  ���������������������������when yon want to hold a sale.  A]so send me particulars of any  surplus stock you wish to dispose  of.  PHONE No. 34  W^en Our Men of Vajar Turo to Prayer  Setting apart special days for intercessory "It is only Avhen thc whole Empire unites in  prayer on the part of the people of the nation, prayer as well as in work tliat avc can loojc forma y havc its reward. 13ut it is the. opinion of ward with confidence to a successful conclusion  tilinking men thc world over thai the praying to. this tragic Avar and to a just and righteous  that^rcally^countsHs^the^every^layT^evcry-hom^  every-minute, prayer of conscientious men audi "The second paragraph runs: General Foch  women who go about their daily tasks with little and Proved���������������������������A Frenchman avJio knows Foch  thought of anything else but service. i tells mc that lie is an ardent believer in thc power  Such men a.s Mr. John Oxcnham. the novelist, I of prayer. "Wc shall be saved by it," he says,  exhorts England to a stricter "spiritual disci- j "and it avi'H not be the first time in this deadly  plinc," who sees that "something-more than even struggle." V  mental, moral, and bodily discipline is needed if j "I believe f am right in saying that Eord Jclli-  wc arc to win what avc set out to win in this Avar." coc, Sir David 3catty and Sir Douglas Haig hold  While the government calls upon till -its people'finnlvTiv that belief also.  to: putVlhemsetves and all they possess at lhe j;: "All these arc men Vvhosc very names carry  disposal of the state "for its salvation in this Avcight with us all. It is worth our Avhile to give  time  of   need,"   Mr.   Oxcnham,   in   lhc -London heed  to  them.    The knowledge  that  the Avholcl  Wtief������������������t, (tote*  parley, Sprmar ftye, N. W.  Pent Corn, Timothy, trover?"Velvjit P^ipp,  s|ii(|siri������������������p������������������ |v<>ut| P04 **nfl ot^pr tfmir^T  VHniif) *m$ P^Pr; *w<t for tyt& R^rflpnlnar  Qafcteii i^intnin Qovn* 8t)w*h *m$ Vltvon  AWm Vn\tnre  ni*-������������������/^=>������������������  I  Y  v  i  j  i  !  I  moner" have come in wej},  tut we stiU b^ve room 4t  the top for et few more.  Daily Chronicle, reminds the Brilish public that nation was doing so Avould quadruple their con-J^-      ������������������ ������������������������������������������������������ _* <*  "there are Higher Powers still, only Availing to fidence and  that of every  man  on  the fighting ^^11 O^CT*luC 11QW"S2 0617 V69.r  be  called   upon   for  thc  help   that  is  so  sorely lines on land and sea. *"   W^*V*f f^^V^^ tr*' f+MVV        wp*^ ^j+*+   j +*+���������������������������+ +���������������������������  needed  to assure  the speedy and  final  Iriumph      "1  remember  an  old  slory  of  a   particularly  V:m^>>"><"*,*>*****,*"********.***'<***">**,<mX'  ??OR SALE���������������������������Aboul 130 cement  ' blocks; cement block :md brick  machine with pellets; lawn vase  mould; cement mixer with tools;  lot and building if desired; also  ,30cut house for sale or for rent.  AppTy J. A. Glen. Knderby.   "When   ix   man   i.s   spoiling   for  ���������������������������ight be i.s usually loo fresh.  a  "It i.s on recoi.  Gcrman hosts were sAvceping on to Paris in 1914,  and suddenly swerved and gave it up, Lord Roberts Avas sitting wilh Lord Kitchener when the  telegram annoui.-cing their unlooked-for retreat,  was handed in. Lord Roberts, a firm believer in  prayer, exclaimed, "Only God Almighty could  I have done ihi.V 'Somebody must have been  praying.' said Lord Kitchener.  j     "Neither  of   them   maAvkish   or  canting  men,  ;if yon please.   And a day or two after I cu!; from  ja daily newspaper���������������������������-not given lo dilating on such  j mailers and inserted simply as interesting items  'of news on. two different pages���������������������������thc I'oUowing:  'Victory Depends  on   Prayer���������������������������General  Sir William  Robertson, in a letter, regarding the Intercessory service at Queen's Hall on May 7th, says,  01 right over wrong." lie concedes for the gen- disreputable sailorman who when his ship was  erality that at heart all this is "well knoAvn. but in the last extremity and all lhc rest were trying  he points out Avhat may have a Avidcr applica- hard to save her, suddenly fell on his knees and  lion, than to lhe. immediate public he is addres- began -praying. And the captain, finding him at  sing Avhen he says that "avc are a careless, free- it, kicked him back to duty with a scornful 'Keep  and-easy, self-willed lot, and avc have wandered .your prayers for fine Avcather!' **   " .'  our own prim rosy ways so long lhat we find it "Foul-weather prayers evoked only by an acute  not easy, lo get back to the solid bed-rock path, sense, of danger, can not count fur much. And  Ihougli avc recognize that it is a safer road to formal Intercessory services do not seem to me  travel." Still more, so, he shows, do lhe great, likely to be of much greater avail,  leaders on land and sea feel and knoAV it": V. "Unless the nation's pravers for deliverance  ������������������rd that Avhen thc^ triumpham from pcrii collie spontaneously from hearts earnestly desirous of alining -themselves Avith God���������������������������  of cleansing themselves of the old concretions  that have clogged them like thc barnacles on a  ship's bottom���������������������������of substituting new guiding  lamps for the old Avill-o'-the-Avisps���������������������������of casting  aside the false gods Ave havc followed and turning steadfastly to the true���������������������������lhcy are not likely to  sei-A'c.  "II is no good asking God to fight on our side  unless avc first make our side fit for him to fight  on.  "As a nalion, avc havc a terrible amount of leeway to make up. Are avc as a nalion making any  real cll'orl thereto? Until avc genuinely do so our  tribulation may have to go on."  QKanagan Garage  Phone 77 Armstrong, B������������������C.  Agent for McLaughlin,  Dodge and  Chevrolet  Automobiles.  REPAIR WORK GUARANTEED.  Tires, accessories, oil, etc. al\A-ays on hand. Storage  batteries recharged. Prestolite tanks exchanged.  Fairbanks Gas Engines- J.I. Case Machinery.  Use our free air station  ''Storage. THURSDAY, JUNE 20 th, 1918.  OKANAGAN  COMMONER  Would Turn Farms  Over to Million Chinese  According to one Hudsonimake it easy'sailing-from the  Maxim, writing recently in American farms and American  Leslie's  Weekly,  if   the  people j homes to the gatling-gun nests  of America really do not want  to starve, they can save them-  o selves by a very easy process,  if they arc prepared to follow  Hudson. Maxim Is directions.  And what Hudson Maxim says  of America applies as Avell to  Canada. All Ave have to do is  just to import a million China  men and put them to work on  tlie farms of America and as  household servants in our  homes. Then our American  farmers could have a lot of  time for recreation and other  things   more   to   thc  liking  of  in France,  Hudson Maxim opens his  very extraordinary article by  making the statement that Ave  Americans do not like farming  and \vere not cut out for farming. And, instead of encouraging thrift on tlie farms and  boosting the Avar garden idea,  which has already cost our  government so many millions,  Hudson  loose fr  put thc  Chinese and our households in  thc  hands  of  Chinese,  and  al-  laborer also finds tlie occupations of the city and toAvn more  congenial, than farm labor.  . . . The same reasons tliat  haA-e denuded the farm of  labor have denuded the household of servants. . . . Lack  of household servants is forcing race suicide upon the  American people. . V. A million Chinese should be imported with all possible speed.  . ..". Their labor could be restricted to agriculture and the  household. .. . A million such  laborers distributed throughout the country would so increase thc food supply and so  lower lhc cost of thc nccessar-  Maxim would just cut |ies of life that the laborer who  om   the  farm  entirely, j[now earns $3 a day Avould then| John D. Haze  farms in the hands of lrfoc-.able  to  buy  for  $3   more ister  of  Mari  the average American than, low thc government to make  Avorking on the farm, and our j other and better use of our  American women could have, men and women���������������������������as they arc  thc time ncccsary to devote to fin France, for instance,  raising babies and thus put an! Strange it is that Hudson  end to thc race suicide customs Maxim does not show what the  of tlie day.  In short, according to this  Hudson Maxim, if this million  Chinese laborers are brought  to America and set to work on  the farms and in the homes all  our troubles shall cease forthwith, and every whiteman can  employment of these expert  ycllowmen in their homeland  has meant to China; strange,  too, that if these Chinese men  arc such expert agriculturists,  the agricultural output .of  Chine should be so far behind  that of America.    No one will  food lhan he can get for $5."  Hudson/ Maxim,  is   right  in  this respect.    Put a million of  rtzen, Avho was Min-  nc  and  Fisheries,  and now Chief Justice of New  Brunswick.    He got a K.C.M.G.  possibly  not  for kicking  up  a  these Chinese laborers to work [fuss over being turned out of  in this country and the cost of i the cabinet to make room for  living would come down all the Hon. Mr. Ballantyne. And  right.    So  would  wages  conic  a.Mcculloch,  vernon,b.c.  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Phone 49  Vernon, B.C.  join up to be sent over to the Question the ability of a Chi-  slaughter house of Europe feel- nfe S^dener to get more off  inn   finite    .lw...,-!..!    0K���������������������������������������������t   ;������������������ i ot   say  an   acre  of  land   than  mg   quite    cheerful    about   it,1 ,      ,        .   .     .   .   ,  knowing that tlie home fires anyone else docs, but what do  will bc kept burning by our thcs,c Chmcse know about our  women folk and these millions modc��������������������������� methods ot tanning  of yellowmcn. .on a large scale?  _.   , .,..,',        ..    .-        But read ���������������������������this Maxim's own  Perhaps this Hudson Maxim words: "When avc take into  is related to that othcr Maxim | consideration the fact that at  ot gathng-gun fame, whose in- the present time there is a very  vcntion has done so much to j stringent shortage of farm  bring about the self destruc-, labor throughout" the 'country,  tion ot tlie white race; perhaps and again take into considera-  Hudson Maxim has evolved tion the fact that one Chinese  this great scheme of his to farmer will get many times as  transplant the yellow race in much off a given area of land  America to take the place of as an American laborer, it is  the whitemen killed off by that not an exaggeration to assume  other Maxim's implement of that American farms could, by  war,. It is marvelous, you the introduction of Chinese  know, hoAV really interested labor, be made to produce sev-  and concerned these Maxims oral times as much as they are  and Krupps and men of that now producing. Thc average  type are for the good of thc American does not like farm-  whiteman.    And they want to ing. . . . The average American  down, and loyalty come down,  and the whole standard of life  come down���������������������������measured by the  standard of the white races,  then you come to the real milk  in the cocoanut. Those entitled  to use thc initials C.M.G. after  iheir names are, it is to be  noted,    Austin    Ernest   Blount  "Unless   the  war  within  But here is the conclusion of ;?"d John William Borden. Mr.  Blount   Avas   formerly   private  secretary   and    general   handy  man for the Premier, and also,'  I   am   informed,    his   business  partner in  numerous financial  transactions.The John William  Borden mentioned is, of course  a brother of the Premier, and  he has bcen dying for his country at  Ottawa   for  a  considerable   period as accountant and  paymaster   of   the   Militia   Department.    Thus.it is that Ave1  see this pest of honors perpetu-'  ated in order that Premier Bor-;  den may pay some private ob-;  ligations,    looking    after    his  worn-out  political  hacks,  and,  of course, take care of brother  John."  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Grain, Hay and Produce Merchants,  402 Pender Street, W., Vancouver, B. C.  the  Maxim   idea  Germans  win   the  thc next six months���������������������������and Providence will betray the world if  they should���������������������������then the war will  last many ycars longer, for it  will take many years to bring  Germany to terms/  One of the  main   elements   of   Germany's  strength  and  enduring  power  depends on  the large  number  of cheap laborers that she has  in  service.    The  prisoners  of  war.and the entire populations  of conquered countries arc. doing  forced    labor   merely  for  their keep:    Germany has  today   at   least    5,000,000   such  laborers in her service, and in  the   conduct   of   this   war   we  must compete  with  these five  millions    who    are    rendering  Germany free service. We have  a means at hand, through Chinese  labor,  which  will  enable  us to compete with  the cheap  labor in Germany, and unless  wrc do avail ourselves of cheap  Chinese labor we cannot compete with Germany.    There is  another thing we must take into' consideration, and it is that  every    Chinaman    whom    we  should    import     and    employ  would   permit -, lhc   release   of  onc American to serve the government  in  some other  capacity, to help win thc war.    But  these are not the only considerations.   There is one other and  paramount  consideration,   and  it is, that the only way to for-  stall = gaunt. famine���������������������������the   only  way to prevent multitudes  of  our people from dying of actual starvation in the near future���������������������������is to import Chinese Ja-  horcrs. When the pinch comes  and millions of our population  arc facing famine, tlier������������������ \vf\\  be insubordination,1 there will  Jjc rioting sucli  as lias  never  heep seen before in this land-  The    difference    between    j-JQt  and revolution is only ope of  size ancl   extent of the disturbance."  A POSTPONED  AUCTION SALE  If you will be true to the best  of yourself, ( living up to your  nature standing boldly by the  truth of your word and satisfied therewith, then you will be  a happy man.���������������������������Marcus Aurel-  ius.  I am not bound to win, but  I am bound to be true.    1 arrf  not bound to succeed, but-I am  bound  to live  to the light  I  have.���������������������������Abraham  Lincoln.  We must not only cultivate  our friends' but bur own  friendship; wc must preserve  with care, tend it and water it,  so to speak-���������������������������Joubert. -  Truthfulness is a cornerstone  in character, and if it he not  firmly laid in youth, there wjlj"  ever after he. a weajt spot in the  foundation.  of high class furniture will be held at the Francis  warehouse at 2 p.m.  on  Taking Care of Brother John  If anybody thinks tliis title  business-=-was=���������������������������finally���������������������������settled  when Sir "Robert 3orden made  his play to the gallery in his  threat to resign if he could not  havc his way on the bill tlicn  before thc House, they have  another guess coming, if the  Toronto Saturday Night can  gauge public opinion correctly.  It says:'. "It is not too much to  stale that thc large majority of  Canadians were deeply dis-  guslcd when Ihcy picked up  j last Monday morning's news-  j papers to see staring at them  I another list of safety-first  honor holders. It is a significant fact that when Sir Robert  Borden bullyragged lhe House  of Commons into not passing  an anti-honor resolution hy  threateiiing to resign, and thus  bring on another war-time  election which no one desired,  he at the same time had full  knowledge of the honbr : list  which was to be sprung on the  public coincident with the  King's birthday. The Premier's  warm personal interest in this  matter, in which he went entirely"beyond the realms Of decency, was at the time a subject of much wonderment. Tt  is that no longer; the list  speaks for itself. George Foster is given another letter to his  name, as sort of companion for  old age as it were, and possibly  foreshadowing his retirement  from public life.   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THe CARY PRESS  Armstrong  THE WAJWR PRJ5SS  EmJerby  Now i flBlInn Mm\ W WphiIw  JUST INSTALLED 3Y  completes the equipment for turnining out tjfe very   best  of "MeaclowbrooR*'  and "Armstrong" brands of butter and "Arctic Velvet" icecream  WATCH US GROW  a-  j, Okanagan Commoner, Subscribe Now Two Dollars a year OKANAGAN  COMMONER  THURSDAY, JUNE 2(th, 1918.  ������������������feauagau Commoner  In   -which   is   merge  il   tlie   Armstrong   Advertiser   and  Enderbv Press.  Published  everv  Thursday  at  Armstrong,  B.C.,  at  a  year," by  Walkeh &  Cahy.  IT. M.  Wai.kkh. Editor &. Manager.  Advertising rates: Transient, 40c an inch first insertion',1 25c each subsequent insertion. Contract advertising, SI an inch per month.   {THURSDAY  HOW  JU  20 h, 1918.  ABOUT THE HARVEST?  Thc shortage of fliour and. wheat products is  ���������������������������so  serious  between  now  and  next harvest  that  everv effort must be made'by- this continent to  tide" if over.    Farmers by producing wheat  arc  helping lo win lhc war. By saving flour they and  everyone else in  lhe country may also help  toward" the same end.    In' this" connection it is of  interest lo note that in  lhe'Wesl it is'estimated  that liie lhree prairie provinces Ihis spring have  sown   an   increase   of  aboul   2.(500.000   acres   of  which 2.000,000 are. wheat.    This  is  lhe  report  of Mr  .1. D. McGregor, Director of Labor for the  Canada Food  Board, wilh  offices  in  Winnipeg.  It is based upon  reports received  from  a large  number of-points  throughout  tbe  three  prairie  provinces as well a.s upon thc personal observation of Mr. McGregor himself.    If  the average  crop  from   tliis  increased   acreage  amounts   to  only ten bushels of wheat per acre, which is a  verv  Itfw  estimate  indeed,   the  average   being  more  like  twentv bushels,  it  would mean  20,-  < 000,r000 bushels of wheat. Thc average consumption of wheat in the wheat consuming countries  the world over runs about five bushels per capita per vear. so  tliat thc increased  crop which  Canada expects to produce, this summer would  feed 4,000.000 people for twelve months.    At a  most  conservative  estimate  it  would   feed   thc  bulk of the British army.    The probabilities arc  that this increase will be double that amount, as  there is need of every bushel.  Dr. J. W. Robertson, who made a tour of Eastern Canada in thc production campaign on behalf of thc Food Board and thc Minister of Agriculture,  estimates an  increased acreage of cultivated crops for the five provinces.'Ontario, New  Brunswick,      Quebec,      and      Prince - Edward  Island, of 2,000,000 acres.    Compared with former  years,   there will  bc  quite  air increase  in,  wheat acreage in  these provinces but what this j  amounts to it is impossible  to say,  as'the fall,  wheat "did not winter, very well in many districts!  where efforts were made to grow it Some of these j  areas,  however,   havc  bcen   replaced   by  spring.  wheat.    Thc  Eastern   provinces will  also  grow {  increased  amounts  of   fodder   for  livestock,  so j  1hat the meat supply will benefit as well as the;  dairy output. I  Canadian farmers are responding magnificent- j  lv to the call for increased production, despite  the mtiny othcr calls which havc been heard and  answered. Thc world is a I. the greatest crisis  in its history and lhc ���������������������������Tanners of-" Canada have'  realized the "fact and shown the, true Canadian  spirit. It remains now for the people of thc  towns and, cities to organize and sacrifice, personal interests in a wholehearted campaign to  save these crops, which have been"so suecssfiiily  The Food Board,  however* 'Wants  more than  the mere letter of their orders observed, Ihey want  the spirit of  them understood and carried out,  and lhis is really the only way in which the work |  of true food conservation can be put over.    Il re-;  quires lhe individual effort of evciy man, woman j  and child in Canada.    Each one of us must rc-j  gard him or herself as a food controller responsible for seeing that he or shc individually does  what wc each know, should and must be done to  save food and eliminate waste.  All persons promoting such functions should,  before completing their plans, make sure of derails in lhe Orders-in-Council, 'copies of which  can be obtaind from thc Secretary of the Food  Conservation Committee.  ElbcrloHubbard used to say that  woman hc would cultivate lhc fine  ing. for no woman  can  talk as  she can look. ������������������  if he were a  art of lislen-  in teres tingly as  PASTOR RUSSELL'S FOLLOWERS  long  When the Dominion Government placed a ban  on Pastor Russell's book "The Finished Mystery,"  it did lhc onc thing lhat would create a demand  for the work. If iii lhal hook thc author sought  to express a truth, and lhat truth did not taste  good to thc men in authority, the fact of it being  bitter medicine would not���������������������������could not���������������������������lessen thc  truth it expressed. Just as in thc days long past  when thc powers in control of the people did not  like thc truth, as cxprssed in the Bible, they attempted to suppress it by burning thc book, so,  now, when anything, goes against thc grain wc  brand it pro-German and suppress it. Or our  rulers try to suppress il. But they do not suppress  it any more successfully than they did in the long  ago. ,,  In the case of Pastor Russell's followers���������������������������and j  there arc thousands of them in Canada��������������������������� good,  law-abiding, conscientious people��������������������������� the attitude  of thc Dominion Government apparently caused  them lo feel lhal an injustice had becn done,  and made them cling morc tightly to thc Truth  as they sec it. In Vancouver the local branch  of the International Bible Socicly a few days ago  utilized a whole page in thc Vancouver papers  to present thc salient points in the message contained in the book "Thc Finished Mystery." Il is,  after all. only their opinion on what thc great  world events now transpiring will lead to. They  may bc wrong, or they may be right. If wrong,  why not let wrong suppress itself: if right, why  fear il? and why attempt to suppress'it?  What Pastor Russell's followers believe is that  thc modern   world  has  ended;   that  the  war  is  thc culmination  of thc evil in   thc world;   thai  kingdoms and principalities, rulers and masters,  arc  to  go down  and  out.  and  a   new  order  of  things* will take their place.    Thc word "world"  as used in thc scriptures docs n'ot mean thc literal i  earth, they say, hut means a condition of spciclv. I  or  order  of   things   prevailing  during  a   stated,  time.     And  lhc  period   known  as  the.  "Gentilej  Times." marked out in scripture as 2520 ycars in!  duration, ended in the fall of 1914. I  This is nothing new.    Dimblcv, the great Brit-!  ish scientist, in his book "Thc Date of Creation."!  Here  pair  pair  pair  are    prices  PAY US A VISIT AND BE CONVINCED OF  OUR MODERN METHODS OF SERVING  YOU.    IF UNABLE SEND IN YOUR ORDERS TO OUR MAIL  ORDER DEPARTMENT.  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London, E., in 1902. pointed out that the end of all limes;   But no strutting colonels���������������������������no clanking i the  people  do  n  thc "Gentile period" would come at that time. |sabrcs^-no military caste���������������������������just plain  duty, and   lhcy do not wan  planted  despite dillicullies,  so  that   lhc harvest i    The     great     trouble     now     is     thai     these no frills."  will   bc  as   great  in   proportion   as   thc  acreage people put thc truth too bluntly, and our super-  sown.    TW summer and  autumn will mcan\i Acini leaders and thinkers and puny religionists  long pull and a strong pull for all hands. arc not broad enough    to understand their mes-  " sage.    And. wilh thc world on fire with halved:  VOLUNTARY RATIONING  Food Controller  not want' arbitrary regulations,  t any direct order in regard to  rationing of their homes. -What, they want in  Canada today is a standard for each province to  live up to; therefore it is our intention to make  known these standards ancl wc are confident that  hy  In these days of great pressure, let us remem- the earth, with pestilence and disease ci  ber that the great man is poised and satisfied no to everv land from th charnal house ol  matter what hapnens. while, thc little, man is always r.ill of trouble; and ihh trouble hc always  lav's to the fault, of others.  with the grim spectre of famine stalking through ling of the rationing plan lo be adopted in Canada  ���������������������������coping in- at a  mccling held in Toronto a few days ago,  Thomson gave lhc first ink-1 the  people will  loyally  govern   themselves  ���������������������������   - -    -       ���������������������������    them."  Europe, j when he said  "our leaders and teachers, our writers and preach-      "Wc arc going to ask c\;ery province in  the  ers "do not care lo discuss thc issue raised be-'Dominion.  That  shall begin  liberty is only a comparative term w  gin ,to realize after .June 22n<l when ii  e  m  _   through  the provincial committees; this democratic Canada of ours every man ancl  cause it is undignified to discuss it," and instead working with the Canada Food Board, to draft a;woman will have to show a passport to move  EXCESS FOOD FUNCTIONS  of meeting facts we attempt to suppress them.  A number of enquiries have heen received at  the oflice of thc Provincial Commillcc of thc  Canada Food Board with regard to thc sales of  home cooking which many patriotic and church  societies make a practice of holding, and also a<  to the serving, of refreshments at entertainments  "SI ~vaT faiTS^lo'Tfd sr^"l ir*i 1 ri s=-=c n m vec I i o n���������������������������t h c-HSo nr-  mittee points out that the Food Board has recoil lly made a number of changes in the regulations governing public en ling piaccs. Instead of  a>."j.]ying only to. places whee 2-1 or more meals  are served pc: day. llie" new covee any and  all places where meals are sold. Tn addition, the  regulations now apply to picnics, parlies,  bazaars or any functions or entertainments at  which food is* served, whether given for patriotic  or church purposes, .or otherwise. 11 is nol necessary to lake oul licenses to hold such entertainments, bul il is neeessarv lhat on any occasion  where food-is being sold or served outside the  immediate family circle, il must be only whal  is allowed under lhe public eating house regulations. .*..������������������������������������������������������*'���������������������������  With rcgaiil to lhe sales of home cooking, it  is pointed out by the Committee lhat while in  these eases also, licenses are not required,* none  of the articles which-'arc forbidden under the  private consumption regulations may be made  for such sales. These arc candy. French pastry,  iced cakes, or biscuits or cakes with sugar icing  between the layers or on the exterior. One of  recent orders of _thc Food Board expressly  prohibits the making- of any or all of these  articles for private consumption, nor may they  be sold as home cooking. Further than this, any  cakes or ice cream which may be made privately  to be sold or served at entertainments of any description, must be made in accordance with the  quantities of flour, sugar and shortening which  are specified for use in the manufacture'of such  articles by regular dealers. Thc basis for these  and indeed all the Food Board's orders i.s thc absolute necessity existing today for saving food.  We are fast approaching the most acute food  crisis in Lhc history of thc world. The regulations and restrictions referred to arc to enable  Canada to do her share, and more if need bc, toward providing thc food supplies so urgently required overseas, and it is up to us���������������������������the people  of Canada���������������������������to see tliat they are carried out faithfully and willingly.  Wc sure are making strides in' getting the  world safe for Dmocracy. Already a man can't  eal, go home or gel married without showing bis  certificate. All wc need now to complete the .job  of democratizing the world is to put a ban on all  births wherc the-parents arc not certificated.  standard of voluntary rations for private bouse- even in tlie ordinary .walks of life.  holds.   Before putting regulations into effect we  havc  always  to  consider  the wliolc  of  Canada  from the Atlantic to thc Pacific.    We feel thai  A'cheerful resignation is herioc;* but no phase  of life is so pathetic as a forcccj optimism.  NO FRILLS-AFTERVTHE^WAR=  H. F. Gadsby concludes a very interesting ar-  prob-  Special Notice  The regular Wednesday night  shows at the Avalon Theatre will  be discontinued from now on as  ,the-w-eathe������������������=Js=so^ho_kand_busi  ness does not warrant it.  The    regular   Saturday night  shows and matinees will be given  as usual.  i /-*  CI  The iaciies of the Presbyterian  uirch   will   hold   a   scries   of  tide in  Saturday Night  on  aftcr-thc-war  lems. wilh  these significant, remarks:  "Thc war, as wc all know, is for democracv.  rt is. in fact, for several kinds of democracy. In  England it is for a democracy which approaches  stale socialism���������������������������it will go far there, because the'Pantry and Cooking Sales each  abuses of privilege have'gone far. In the United Saturday during thc month of  States il is for a "democracy lhat also approaches July  stale socialism, bul nol as nearly as England, because thc Uniled Stales is a counlry where the  abuses of plutocracy are modified by a morc or  less accurate delusion lhal all men are free and  equal, and lhal Jack has as good a chance lo gel  rich as his master if he can learn  tbe game.^  "In Canada the Avar is for a democracy, which  will be partly slate socialism and partly free  leave for thc individual to work out his own salvation in the. same old way that prevailed before  thc war. Slate socialism will not go so far in  Canada as in England or thc United States, because this is still a land of opportunity, a country of. great undeveloped resources, and abuses  of wealth and privilege have not reached the  same acute stage here as in the other Allied  countries. Wc have no great Rockefeller fortune  in Canada, and the few swollen fortunes we do  possess have becn thrust at so vigorously by the  government that hatred of the super-rich man is  in a fair way to be.disarmed.  "It is likciy that our Canadian democracy wall  bc satisfied to sec thc public utilities���������������������������including  water powers and coal mines���������������������������nationalized, the  rich man heavily taxed in life and after death,  thc tariff tamed so that the consumer will not  pay onc duty to thc government and another to  thc manufacturer, labor fairly waged, safeguarded against unemployment and superannuated out of the earnings of capital, and the country adequately protected against tlie menace of  other mad Kaisers by a syslcm of universal service, which will br ing up our boys to be good soldiers when the need calls and healthy citizens at  Stump Pullers���������������������������onc only; hand  power, sliifhlly used hut in excellent condition. Only reason for selling i.s that every stump on farm  has been pulled. Write quickly. E.  O. Manchce,  123  Bay St., Toronto.  SECRET SOCIETIES  A������������������F.*A.ty9������������������  Enderby Lodjre No. 40  Regular meetings fi.r������������������t  Thursday on or after th������������������  full moon at 8 p. m. in Masonic Hall. Visiting  brethren cordially invited  C.   H- REEVBS  Secretary  S. H. SPEEHS  W. M.  ENDERBY   LODGE  No. 85, K. of P.  Meets every Monday evening  in Masonic Hall.   Visitors cordially invited to attend.  ���������������������������CHAS. HAWINS. C. C.  H. M. WALKER. K. R. 3  R. J. COLTART. M.F.  PROFESSIONAL  A.  C. SKALING, B. A.  Barrister, Solicitor,  Notary Public.  INSURANCE  Bell Blk. ...     Enderby, B.C. THURSDAY, JUNE 20 th, 1918.  OKANAGAN   COMMONER  Armstrong District  News in Tabloid  be  on  in  JUNE   22nd���������������������������Registration   Day  Spot the Spy. They feed on  crumbc of conversation.  All Armstrong stores will  closed all ;dajr on July 1st.  George Patchett returned  Saturday from  Vancouver.  Miss   Lottie   Hayes   was  Armstrong on Saturda}' last.  Mrs, John Fraser was in Vernon on business last Saturday.  Palmer Stokes visited Vernon between trains on Saturday. .,  Mrs. R. Crozier wa*s a visitor  in Vernon a I lhc end of last  week.  Mr. Thos. Lawson lefl on"  Tuesday for Vancouver on business.  Mr. G. Schubert and son Guss  returned on Saturday from  Vancouver.  What is laid by for a rainy  day will be* just as useful if thc  sun is shining.  D. McNair spent thc week-end  with his parents, returning to  Vancouver on Monday. j  Mrs. Ehmke and Mrs. G. A.  McNaughtori were visitors in  Vei'non  on Wednesday.  Mr. H. B. Adams and Dr Mc  Cullough were visitors in Armstrong on Saturday evening.  Mr. and Mi's. J. Cavers of  Kamloops were week-end visitors, at thc former's home.  Most generally you will find  No cream will be ta*cen in at  the creamery on July 1st. but cn  ���������������������������July 2nd.  Mrs. Horace L. Paynter will  be  at home  Wednesdav  after-  Head Lice in Chickens  gone  noon, June 26th, from 3.30 to  6  o'clock.   /  I     Mrs.  J. M. Kelly of  J came-in. on'Wednesday to visit  her  sister,   Mrs.   W.   Harry  of  j Pleasant Valley.  I    Remember the Avalon Theat-  jer will give a continuous motion  picture   show   Dominion   Day,  I starting  at  1   p.m.  I     The name of Pte.H. A. Grant have to be repeated in  !of Armstrong, is listed with the  ibatch of returned soldiers arriving in Vancouver this week.  J    The Soldiers' Home Comfort  Club will serve tea in the store  formerly  occupied  by  F.   Sim-  jington & Co. on Saturday next,  Registration Day.  A       handsome       handmade  |Couch Throw will be rallied on  July  1st.  Ten   cent  tickets  will  bc sold on the grounds where  | the article will bc on view. The  winning number, will bc drawn  on that day at 5 p.m.  Thc    Armstrong    Board    of  j The chicks should be  over for lice���������������������������the head lice are  the worst. If the brooder and  surroundings are kept clean as  j possible there should not be  .Victoria'much fear of lice. Should they  appear, however, an application'of * ointment of some kind  should be used at once If this  is_ not available, use vaseline,  olive oil, or sulphur and lard.  Every head will havc to be gone  over   and- the   treatment   will.  a week.  It is a troublesome task to go  over several hundred young  chicks, but it must be done,*  each head by itself. Rub the  paste into the scalp" and around  the cars. Some use coal oil, but  il is too severe and has becn  known to kill the chicks about  as quickly as lice. Head lice in  chicks arc sometimes bard lo  locate. Thc chicks may bc listless, gelling thin, wings down,  1 cut hers ruffled, and dying oft'  onc by one. Upon examining  thc heads one can sec nothing  running around and all that ap-  News Boiled Down  of Enderby District  JUNE   22nd���������������������������Registration   Day  School Trustees ask the Com- pears is what looks like young  mOner on Iheir behalf to ex- feathers sprouting out of the  tend a cordial invitation to all bead. To make sure that they  parents and citizens generally arc there, take some of the oint-  to attend  the closing exercises '"ent and apply, thoroughly to  Put the chick in a  examine a  few  min-  special program of Ul.cs imer.    The jroung feathers  sports   has   bcen   prepared   for w^* ^..S?110 anc' large bodied  ��������������������������� to attend  the closing exercises ������������������'cni ana  lin tbe public school on Friday the head.  J morning,   June   28th.     In   thc box  and  afternoon a special program of l,tes later.  thc school children.  j     Get ready for the big ball at  the Avalon Theatre, Dominion  .    - .   . Day,  at  9.30 p.m.    Evcrvbodv  that  it   you  walk  up   to  your Avclcomc.     Supper   served   by eating away  troubles that they are not there, the ladies of tbe Red Cross and onl3r takes a  On   July   1st   lhe   Methodist'Home  Comfort  Club.     Ad'mis-  \ c"r5  I  Ladies' Aid will serve lunch and  tea as usjal, in the Agricullural  Hall.  Mr. and fMrs. M. M. Ryan left  on Monday for Vancouver, in  which city they will spend a  few weeks.  Mr. Jas. Lcverington of Vulcan, Alberta, in spending a few  days in Armstrong, arriving on  Wednesday.  Mr  .11.  Em like  left  Monday  for Tacoma, after visiting with,  relatives in this dislrict for the  .past three weeks.  Mr. DVC. Leary disposed'of'a  .Ford car this week to Mr. W.  A. Ciithbert, who is now in th-.S^iday next,  produce  business. I     T,1C regular  sion, ^ladies and gents 50 cents  each. Fine orchestra.  CHUftCtt   SERVICES  lice will be running for their  lives. The "feathers".were the  abdomen of the lice, thc head  and rest of their bodies being  buried into the head of the chick  at the tissue. It  few days to have  a whole flock cleaned out. Absolute cleanliness is thc only  preventative.  Service will be held in St.  James' Church ncxt Sunday  morning at 11 o'clock.  Rev. F. G. Carpenter of Salmon Arm will conduct both lhe  morning and evening services  in the Armstrong Methodist  Church   and   at  Knob  Hill  on  Mr. J. D. Coltart came in from  ������������������3 the coast Tuesday to the bedside  op of his mother, .who suffered a  erf paralytic stroke Sunday at the  w> home of her son,. Mayor R. J.  Coltart.  The celebration of Dominion  Day at Armstrong will be one  of the most attractive arid enjoyable days ever held iri the  city. The committee have not  spared any effort to make-up a  program of sports which will  be fully appreciated.  monthly meeting  Don't miss thc closing scene ������������������' l,lc Women's Missionary So  of the Dominion Day celcbra- clc{y wil1 j3C Ilc,fl Friday aftcr-  tioh at Armstrong. Kaiser Rill "*>on, -Tune 28lh, at 3 o'clock at  burnt at thc stake. Sec his skin l,lc Ilo"*c of Mrs. Cavers. Miss  crack and crinkle. |Ailchcson and Mrs.  Robertson  Dr. H. W. Keith is in Victoria this week on business.  Some fine specimens of trout  are being caught in the river  this season.     . /j  Geo. Bell, M.P.P., came in  from Victoria Thursday to������������������spen'd  a few days with Enderby friends.  A meeting of the local food  conservation committee will be  held at the City Hall Friday  evening, June 21, a I 8 o'clock.  Mrs. R. Dawson Hall left this  week for San Diego, Cal., to  join her husband, who has  been in California for his health  some lime.  The river is at its highest for  thc season this week. All the  season's cut Will bc put/ into  the river from Kingfisher within a few days.  . .        '       "  Come to Enderby to register  on Saturday, June 22nd, and arrange to stay over to see the  big feature show to be put on  at the Opera House.  Don't forget that the rebate  period on City taxes expires at  the end of thc present month.  You can borrow the amount at  the. bank and pay interest on it,  and still be, money ahead by  saving the rebate.  1 Friday, June 28th, being the  closing day in'thc public school,  parents and friends of pupils  arc. cordially invited to visit the  different rooms where exercises will begin at 10 a.m. and  classwork will be exhibited.  There was no mail'from the  coast last Saturday, owing to  a' washout on thc mainline. It  was inconvenient not to have  any letter mail, but' it. was not  at all dillicult to get our regular  dose of war news with a bundle  of two-year-old newspapers at  one's elbow.  ' ft: E." Wheeler returned from  Our Entire Stock to be Sold Out  This  do  is your opportunity.   When  you  have, registered,  not waste time, but come to our slorc and  see  the Bargains we are offering.    They will astound you !    ' *     ���������������������������  JUNE  22nd���������������������������Registration  Day  Special Registration   Day Remnant  Bargains  Come and look them over  5G-in. grcv Wool Tweed. ..$1.55 vd  48-in grey Diagonal Cloth $1.35 y<l  Wool Serge in navy bluc..S1.25 yd  27-in Cord Velvet in blue and  grey       75c yd  4'1-in Wool Lustre, in cream.75c yd  27-in Jap Silk to clear  ....39c yd  DRESS GOODS, ETC.  shades  Several shades .in Muslin,  to clear   ���������������������������. '.    45c  3G-in   white   Silk   Crepe....65c  White Middy Cloths, & Skirtings, to clear, at V/35c & 40c yd  Dainty    Fancy    Crepe   in   several  yd  yd  patterns  'j'  22������������������/jc 'yard  EMBROIDERIES &  We still havc a large assortment,  Laces, all at very reduced prices.  ' *.  A. large assortment of Laces & Insertion at 5c yd, 6 for 25c  LACES ,, - ?7l  of    Embroideries  and  HOSIERY '   /   '     \  Wool Cashmere Hosiery, fast dye   50c pair  Very special value in Black Pure    Wool    Cashmere   Hosiery  Jaeger Black Cashmere Hosiery, listed $1.25; now .... 95c pr  We have.some Tan Pure Wool Hosiery; size 8,-for boys and  girls    ;  45c pair  DON'T FORGET  -REGISTER IN ARMSTRONG  And you will then have an opportunity of securing some of  the above, which arc only a few of the ^shaps Ho be bought  at our CLOSING-OUT SALE '  ��������������������������� _" 2 I : : -j. p.��������������������������� ' : /\ V  Big Reductions In Dolls and Toys  Mr.   Turner,   ' of  Donaldson, went to.  Turner   &  Vernon on I  will have charge of the meet-  inn1. . Subject: Honan, China.  Boll Call word "Love."  Several youngsters spent a  pleasant afternoon out at thc  power house on Sunday. The  weather was very inviting for  outdoor rest or walks.  Another carload of hogs is  to be shipped from Armstrong  *    i      ti     i n in  next wecjTbv Fred Murray. His,Ava1������������������" Theatre will be thrown  price to farmers wM he. ulei������������������^n ������������������t 1 p.m. and a continuous  Calgary price less one-fourth s^w^vill !>c given every .hour  of one cent per pound..  dominion Pay i\% Avalon  ftcmember  the doors of the  'healrc will be thro  open at 1 p'.ni  until 9 p.m. When vou get tirecj  Pte. Carl W. Sage, who has 7nTrtf X^^^eel  ten������������������Tor���������������������������lC^;Vi^ thCtPOya! W������������������ sbow?mUfhcgr���������������������������f t^tev  WlnfiwT'  ������������������*-^nto and, spectacle "Sirens  of  the  Sea"  i tli mUfcnW JMP i������������������r ^ a"d two Sreat comedies. J5c  m the mechanical.department, and 25c  arrived m Armstrong on Tucs-i  "f      : ,  dav on a brief furlough. jjc ^ots Qf j,COpje ^,jien qlcy  is looking in the pink of con- read their speeches in the paper  dition, and feeling so, too. wish thev could talk like that.  Penticton on Friday where he .Tuesday to attend a meeting ol  was in attendance on the an-j,the executive of. the United  nual convention of the Oddfel- Growers; representing thc En-  lows.-.. -He reports the conven- derby Exchange.\;This position  tion was attended by some 400; has_ heretofore . been -filled by  delegates, and was onc of thc Mr. Little, of Mara, but as Mr.  most enjoyable fraternal, con- Little has bcen0-appointed in-  claves they have held for some' spector   of   Exchanges   by  Pub! I c Auction  years.  ,   "Betty  the  United Growers, hc had to resign 0and. Mr.  Turner was  ap-  1/ am ^instructed by Mr. A; D.  Renaud, to'.-.sell fry: Public; Auction,- at  bisvfarni oh; Pleasant  of  fSEE  MORRIS.  Prop.    Armstrong, B. C.  MONPAY, JUNE 24TH.* Charlie  Chaplin in "One A.M.7' The big-  gest yet!-   Pig matinee at 4 p.m.  WPPNPSPAY      N1GSt\      Regular  1   Wednesday niirht show discontinued.  SATUPPAY MATINPE ANp NIGHT  "The Mystery Ship," 8th Episode  "Hidden Hands."������������������ *  POMINION PAY. Motion.picture  shows from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. Pig  ball at 9.30 p.m. Everybody welcome.  manager  Bc Good;" a o-reel fea  ture. Charlie Chaplin's best of"!pointed to fill the vacancy. Mr  all comedies "1 A.M." (2 reels) j Little takes lhe position  form-  am)'a  single "reel  topical,  wijj'erly occupied   by. Mr. Castner,  be shown at the Enderby Opera who in turn becomes  House Saturday evening.    This of thc Penticton.Exchange  is one of the biggest and hest    U was a real pleasure to many  evening s   entertainments   pro- Endcrbvitcs    to    meet    Ernest  viced by Manager ������������������obbs, and Evens this week, who was on  will be the last for some weeks.  The pupils of thc Enderby  High   School    were   .taken   to  mile south  VaIley road; one  Arm strong,*, on'v  TUESDAY; 25th. Jdne, ^91$  V  y      at 2 p.ni;       -'_"-  One 6-ycar-bld Holstein Cow.  fresh, and giving 24 quarts, of  ;milk a day,  \    One 5-year-old Holstein  cow  calved in March  his way to thc coast from Trail j     0nc 4-<year-oWa Jersey Cow,  where he has been for the, past tresh.  'Get the Morris Hahit.  Armstrong today by owners of  autos in order to give them the  advantage of a practical demonstration in hothouse growing  of vegetables on a commercial  scale. "The pupils were taken!  in hand?* hy Mr. Britton who  went with them to the hothouse of A. JBucklcy and lectured to them on market growing, demonstrating thc overhead   sprinkling   system.  year, in the employ of the big  Consolidated Store. Ernie is  one of fJndcrby's oldt-iihe businessmen who put pep in thc  game and got across thc plate  with it. - He has been called by  the military authorities and is  to report for service thc end of  June. He left by aulo on Tuesday, and was accompanied as  far as Salmon Arm by Mrs. J.  Evans, who will spend some  days with her brother there.  Two 2-year-old steers Vj    :  One Holstein heifer calf !  One^Holstein bull calf;  One Pull Calf     - J   - - ��������������������������� --- -  18 Nine-week's old pigs  2 Berkshire Brood Sows.  One   registered   Puroc   sow,  due to farrow end of June.  4 Store Pigs.  22 Ewes,' Shrop grade  25 Lambs  One  Wether      One Ram.  Al] of above stock is in splen-  djd_cQn,dAtion--and^shQws-goQfi.  breeding.  TERMS  CASIf  MAT    HASSEN,      Auctioneer  Armstrong, B.C.  t Italian canners utilize (lie  SKins and seeds of Ionia Iocs, the  .former for slock feed, and the  . latter ior oil, useful in its crude  islalc for soap and illumination,  ,and when refined for tabic nur-  poses.  pur-  We will have mm special dollar bargains to offer on Saturday,  W-ReglatratiQH Day-Came In and take advantage of those  Don't imagine lhal when you  have advertised once that (he  fellow who reads il is goin<������������������ fo  remember it forever. He won't.  ..It's up to you lo speak again  and again till you put your message across.  Balbriggan underwear, shirt sizes 36, 38 and 40  Prawers 32, 34. 36 and 38. regular price  50 and 60c, Dollar Day 3 garments for $1 .OO  Pearl grey split leather work gloves  .... $ J OO Big values in dressy shirts at .......... $ % OO  Grey Swede dress glovea: reg. $1.50   for  $1 OO         Silk   Lisle    hose  iii  grey or   white,  regular  Ties, regular 75c, ......c.; 2for$1.00 60c ....... . ...     .....  2 pairs for $ % OO  L  jj Get a Camera Ibis  Season  We hme just receivea a further shipment of Fleetfoot running shoes.   We now have all sizes in stock  A.  D.   RENAULT &   Co.  |J v-*f]cIi^Jits of picture   taking   n������������������  O soon as you   can.    We   have   one  Jj of the  most  extensive' stocks   of  ^ cameras   and   photo  supplies   io  A Tovvn.    Our experience enables as  (J to help  aid the  amntenr   and   to  lielp insure skill in the art.  Price $25 to $27. 50  1 E;T. ABBOTT  |        ARMSTRONG, B. G  ii-   i 6
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THURSDAY, JUNE 20 th, 1918.
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Bell,  Florence A   (Mrs)
Bell   George	
Bellamy   George	
Binch   Richelieu  II   	
Birrcll Andrew D  	
Bishop Josephine A (Mrs)
Blackburn, M T  (Mrs)
Blackburn   William   	
Blanchard  B L  (Mrs)   	
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Bobb Edward R  	
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Burbidge Amelia (Mrs) .
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Matthews Ann (Mrs) .
Miller Alice J (Mrs)   .
Miller John A	
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McMahon E   (Mrs)   .
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McPherson M M (Mrs)
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Coltart  Richard  J   	
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Coode  John   C        329.21
Crane   John   E         141.63
Pacey, Mary E  (Mrs) ..    35.10
Paradis,  Caroline   (Mrs)   31.05
Pearson,  Geo  A          8.10
Peel, Robt E    114.21
Piper, Cecil G      42.12
Poison,  Elizabeth (Mrs)   255.84
Poison,  John  R   .....'.    21.60
Poison,  Samuel    602.69
Poison, Victor A    132.57
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Mackenzie, K E   (Mrs)
Moffet ���������&. Moffet  .,	
McKee,  M   (Mrs) .,....
McMahon,   Geo  E   ...
Mohr,  M   (Mrs)   ...*..',
Mfcirdo-ch,   Gordon
3.60
3.60
14.40
6.80
2.80
10.20
12.00
14.40
3.60
13.84
6.40
27.60
12.56
10.80
6.00
2.48,
14.80 j
2.68|
6.20 i
10.80!
.80 I
14.321
14.48
I DOMINION DAY CELEBRATION
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Murphy,  P H     24.00
McKay,  John,  12.32
Newberry, D W    12.40
Poison, Victor A     9.08
Preston, Henry A  13.60
Proctor, L J     14.00
Roberts,  R  H     2.96
Roberts, S E    4.60
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SPEND DOMINION DAY
WITH YOUR FRIENDS
IN ARMSTRONG. BIG
PROGRAM OF SPORTS
AND ATTRACTIONS
ARE BEING ARRANGED
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Mr
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21.47
37.80
38.61
77.62
30.24
18.90
1046.30
Curric   Norman   McL
Dagg  James   C   . V	
Dale   James   ....'.	
Dale  Sarah, (Mrs)   	
Davies   Frederick   	
Dill Brothers   	
Dougal   Julius   A   	
Dow James A   	
Dugdalc  Charles E   ..
Duncan Marv A (Mrs)
Enderby B & T Co ..
17.95
34.29
23.49
23.76
14.04
111.01
23.62
51.57
11.48
35.10
38.88
Richards, Jas C     16.20
Robinson,  Geo  S  23.25
Robinson,  Tom     8.77
Ronald, Wm  E     20.25
Rosoman,  B   (Mrs) V .. 11.48
Rosoman, Graham   ... 72.90
Russell,     Mary  E(Mrs) 15.93
Ruttan, J L   '.  88.29
Sharpe, Geo R...
Smcdlcv, Geo H .
Spear, R J & T H
Slapleton,  Thos   ...
Stebbing,  F   	
Strickland, CB   (Mrs)
R.
Teece,  Herbert
Teccc,  S   ......
Tibbcts, Orland
D
Waby,  F   	
Woods, Wm J
Wilson, Herb R
7.20
9.88
3.20
5.60
3.00
48.00
6.40
40.12
15.60
8.00
7.20
1.60
$   958.40
The Merchant's Duty
Scanes,  Eleanor,   (Miss) 4.05
SchamehorU,  Ed  R   .. 27.81
Schultz,  Gustavus   .... 14.71
Scllcry, Ira B     184.65
Sharpe,  Geo  R     202.14
Shcrlow,  Fred
Enderby City of   .......     29.19, Simard,
Endcrhy L T Club
Evans James E  ....
Evans  W	
Faulkner Andrew A
Faulkner B J (Mrs)
Flack Walter H	
Flewclling I   (Miss)   ,
Flewclling M J (Mrs)
Folkard John	
Foster E M  (Miss)   .
Forster RET   	
Fortune A L (dee'd)  ,
Franklin  John  A
Fravel James F	
Fredrikson  Robert   ..
Funk F A  (Mrs)   ...
20.93
52.11!
34.15
6.21
69.66
4.05
4.05
4.05
15.66
66.55
7.48
9.18
10.40, Teece.
11.61
22.55
Gavlord  John  B   .
Gibbs M R (Miss)
Gilroy L M (Mrs)
Glen   Kenneth   . ..
Golightly W H   ..
Graham W J
Grant John N
Gray Edward J  ..
Greyell Henry J . .
Griffiths Thomas  '
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Comer  ol'   Sclnidcrt.    Stn-el
Railway      Avenue
Near  C.P.R.
Box  217.
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Repairs to all makes ofcars.
ARM9TRONG, *
JS. O. WOOD, B. C. L
Armstrong and Salmon
S.
Arm
Hallett Edwin	
Hanson     Ole   	
1-ltiTlry^\"giTcs^("Mrs)
Hartry Samuel F .
Harvey E E (Mrs)
Hassard Frank . ..
Hatcher 1 H (Mrs)
Hawkins Charles .
Hendrickson  E   (Mr
Hendrickson   11   	
H iff gin son,  John
Hop   Sing   	
Hughes   Bessie    (Mrs)
Hughes George    T   . .
Ihilchcrnfl  AV   	
Inch  .John   C   	
Inch Sarah   .........
P
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Ja quest   Henry
Johnson    Carl
Johnson James
Johnston A E ....
Johnstone  John   S
Johnson   &  Bobb
Johnson & Glad
Jones,   Robert   . ..
14.84
70.20
98.55
17.55
4.05
14.85
28.89
58.86
22.73
47.11
10.26
16.20
18.77
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51.43
58.05
10.26
66.15
21.7-1
75.33
12.55
1-104
25.65
10-1.70
18.50
M.85
16.33
21.33
33.75
22.95
6-1.12
33.75
52.79
66.15
14.98
32.40
Edward   ....
Simard, Mary  (Mrs)   .
Sing Kee   	
Skaling,  A  S	
Skjeic,  S O	
Smedley? Geo H   .....
Sparrow, E  (Mrs)   ...
Speers, O M (Mrs)   ...
Stowards,  Geo  T
Slowards, M E   (Mrs)
Stowards,  R  H   	
Swan,   Henry	
Taylor,  Wm	
Tedford,  John	
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Teece &  Soji   	
'turner, V  li
A lady 'who understands advertising says, "No lady wishes
to be looked upon as a shopping fiend; she docs not care to
go into a store and have a merchant show all his stock in order
to find out whether he keeps
what shc wishes to purchase
and whether thc article is sold
at a price she can afford. It is
much easier and plcasanter to
,!'--! look through the advertisments
I JULY FIRST AT ARMSTRONG f
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Are you goin
Building or
This Season?
to do any
epsLiring
THE FOLLOWING ARE GOOD VALUES:
Cull   Boards   	
No.  2 Dimension,
Green  Blocks   .
Dry
   10.00   per  thousand
2x4 and 2x6      15.00   per  thousand
    $2.00 per load
Blocks  $ 2.50
15.53
22.68
17.55
(Mrs)
l;ias,  John
Vogel,  Rex
Walker,  A  11   (Mrs)
Walker, 11  M   	
Wallace,  Wm   	
"Ward Fstati
Whcclcr, A C
Wheeler, F C.
Whcclcr, \V J
Williams,  Guy
(Mrs)
L
Wrilliams
Wilson, Albert   .......    3149
W M  (Mrs)
17.55
21.60
27.67
58.32
23.76
27.81
13.50
1 1.83
34.56
26.19
8.78
12.12
165.52
3.38
36.30
14-18
HM
12.29
183.77
21.71
160.55
9.04
26.86
103.68
43.74
2.70
iof a paper than it is to bc bored
by the clerks and waste her own
lime. Next to._ tbe local news
items, the advertisements in a
paper stating articles for sale
with prices, will keep much of
thc money that goes to thc large
cities al 1101110."
Jveep Smiling
Though   days   bc   dark   and
trade be tough, it's always wise |
to  make  a   bluff,   to  face   tbe j
world   wilh   cheerful   eye,   as!
though the goose were hanging
high.    No merchant ever made
a   friend  by  dire  complaining
witbout end.   And people never
seek a store to hear a groucjiv
merchant roar, they'll patronize
the wiser gent who doesn't air
bis discontent.���������Walt Mason.
Planing Mill Wood     2.25
OR AN AG AN SAW MILLS, Ltd. &,,!������*>
Classified   Ads
Cost little but reach  many,  ancl are  first-class pullers of
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business.    Trv one in The COMMONER. 2c & lc a word.
The COMMONER.
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Extra-municipal
school dis.   (school
,35.ia
 139.05
$14,097750
portion    of
tax only):
Armstrong,  S
Avci-jy,   Lillian
Backhouse,
F  	
J   (Mrs)
3.20
18.80
Subdivisions, Mineral Claims, Timber Limits, Pre-emptions, Drainage,
Irrigation and Road Surveys, Maps
and plans.
Phone 62 Salmon Ann, B.C.
r s
Keith Harry W  ......
Keith Mary B  (Mrs). .
La Boy John W W ' ..
La  Boy Lafayette   ...
Larson  Edmond   	
Lawes George R
Linton   J  R   	
138.01
9.45
10.93
3.38
19.71
135.68
29.16
17.55
Lucas John G     	
Lucas F M (Mrs)   ....
Lucas F M (Mrs)   ....
Lundberg    Frederick  .
13.85
6.75
14.85
8.10
.\rthur   . .. 3.20
Barnes. M L  (Mrs)   . . . 7.76
Beatlie,   Andrew     2.60
Bee.hervaise,  J  J  4.80
Bell.   Geo  40.80
Bellolli,   Marie   (Mrs) . . 1-1.00
Bigge, B B   (Mrs)   .... 4,80
Bogert,   John ,E   ...... 28.96
Brash, Dorcas  (Mrs)   .. 52.88
Brown,  George     7.16
Bryant,  Thos  A   ...... 43.68
Bucknell,  George     14.00
Byrnes,  Henry   ....... 12.00
More Profit to tlie
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PHilerpk
Tbe pominion law against the selling of
Jwtter witbout tbe words "Pairy Putter" or
���������'Creamery Putter"���������as tbe case may pe���������printed
on tbe butter wrap, is a blessing in cfisguise to tbe
average farmer. JifUhe first place, if bis gutter
wrappers are neatly printed with his name ancl
the brand of tbe Jmtter on the Jahel, tbe store-
keeper can readily sell tlie butter at 5c a pound
more than be can get for butter wrapped in paper
thaMsoioUprinMt~andJ.hcJbujy^
'-' a
FresU line of Moir's
Chocolates Just in.
Star BaKery
Armstrong, "3. C.
Cameron, Benj, J   ..... 9.60j
Cameron, R B McL  ... 3.20 j
Cami/ocll,  Alex   .:  15.12 }
C  P R Co   ........... 41.96;
Chadwick,  Robt   ...... 2.60
Coltart,  R  J     32.00
Cross  ,Harry     9.44:
[PROMrTC/ Mffiltm
all countries.   A.ck   for our  INVIiN-
rOR^S AOVaSKR,which will bo eont fre������
MABtON & B1AJRIOJT.
*^"'������ Univertltw yt- MoMr49l.
Mack Edward J  122.58
Mackay  John        26.19
Mackenzie K E (Mrs)  . . 9.18
Mansell George W    ��������� ��������� 9.45
Marois  Edmond     18.22
Marshall Anthony Y .. 18.90
D
Davies,  H G
Dodge, Henry
Downham,  S   	
Draschihg,  Martin
Dunwoodie,   Joseph
Dunwoodie,  M  C..
1.92
1.52
8.80
13.44!
14.40;
13.40,
Elliott,  Abraham        10.00
Ellison,  James
Enderby B & T Co
Flack, W H
Flewwelling,
Forster, R E
H
T
7.60
12.00
1.44
10.60
20.00
Saturday is Registration Pay
I will allow ten per cent, off
all BOOTS *nd SHOES
I haye Ladies', Children's
aud Gent's iu many varieties.
J. I. PARKS
The home of the solid leather
shoe
Opposite   the   Opera House
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advantage in 5c a pound more for bis butter from
thc merchant. Add 5c a pound to the butter you
sell. Sell 100 pounds and the additional amount
you would get for your butter in printed wraps
means $5.00 in your pocket. $4-75 or $4.50 w.ill
pay for 1000 butter wraps nicely printed with
your brand, name and address thereon. You will
sec, therefore, that to have your butterwraps
prinlcd means money in your pocket.
ll is the duty of every butter fnaker to comply with thc law in this matter. Some butter
makers have only a cow or two, and make so lillle
butter tbat it docs not appear to them that they
can afford "-to have their butter wraps printed.
They do not like the idea of having 500 or 1000
butler wraps on band. ..v To accommodate Ibis
class of buttermakcrs, we have printed up
a quantity of "Custom" Butter Wraps. They are
printed with the words "Fresh Pairy Butter" but
do not bear the name of the maker. However,
these wrappers fill the requirements of the law
governing this point, and can be bought in small
quantities at the rate of 65c a hundred in 100 or
50 lots. If you do not require butterwraps in
larger lots, take these wraps in lesser quantities. 1  I THURSDAY. JUNE 20 th, 1918.  OKANAGAN COMMONER  [Gash Prizes Offered to  Farmers Growing Seed  ing  the  jOpen Competitions for Seed  Growers Instituted by the  Provincial Derailment of  Agriculture  without action by the Institute  to which he belongs.  2��������������������������� A competitor may enter  in any class in seed production  competition.  3���������������������������Application fcjr entry  must hc made lo thc Chief  Soil and Crop Instructor, Department  of  Agriculture,   Vic-  beforc  July  1st, 1018  to   Punch,   illustrates  point:  "I am*sorry I cannot tell you  where I am, because I am not  allowed to say. But I venture  to state that I am not.where I  was, hut where I was before-I  left here to go where I have  just come from."  Had Been  Reading  the Papers  "So you abandoned your  war garden?" onc friend "was  overheard to ask another the  other day.  "Yes,"  was   thc reply,  "after  To  encourage   seed   growers  Un   their  efforts  at  production, i toria.^B.C,  on  or  to   induce    them   to   take ^  greater pains in thc production I    4���������������������������Plots  entered for. compe- stru���������������������������ijno- wiu, thht cHv n-ileh  |of seed of supcrioi quality, the: tition   must  be  clearly  defined gj^/"r JJ1} UiLci^d   hi  Department of Agricullurc  has and marked with stakes by the t,d> 01 tNNO l <*<**<*<** tl1^  (this year made provision for, competitor in advance of thc  ]Provincial seed production j visit of thc judge. Judges will  (competitions. M3C    instructed     to    score     thc  Copv   of   thc   prize   list   and whole field if stakes arc nol in  [rules governing  Ihesc compcli- place  upon   their  arrival,  tions  tire  published  below.     U*i     5���������������������������Location of plot must bc  Liny   reader    of    these   lines   is clearly defined at thc time cn-  Igrowing   seed   of   any   of   lhc try is made.  [kinds    listed,    thc    Department  [.would   he   pleased   lo   receive  your entry.    When making en-  [Lry,   slate   clearly   the   variety  land "strain of the crop entered,  [giving,   where   feasible,   the  location ol' the crop  in  terms ol*  [direction   and    distance    from  [your     residence.    Write     your  name  and  address  clearly  and  I give   distance    of    your    place  [from  nearest station.  Prize  List  I Class Crop  1���������������������������Best field wheat  Oals  barley  clover  alfalfa  Min  seed;  seed'  seed  seed  seed  Area  1 a.  a  a!  2���������������������������  3���������������������������  4���������������������������  5���������������������������  6���������������������������  7���������������������������  8���������������������������  9���������������������������  lO-  ll���������������������������  12;-  '13���������������������������  14��������������������������� *  ISIS���������������������������  17���������������������������  ,18-  '19���������������������������  ;2(>��������������������������� .  2U���������������������������  22���������������������������  23���������������������������  Three  each   class   consisting   of,  $15; 2nd. $10; 3rd, $5.  There must be at,least three  entries in'any onc class lo war-  ran! the awarding of first prize  and at least five entries lo warrant the awarding of all three  prizes. Entries to be mailed  lo the Chief Soil and Crop Instructor, pepartmcut of Agriculture. Victoria. B. C., on or  before July 1st, 4918.  Rules an<j Regulations  4���������������������������Any memher of-a "farm  " vetch   seed  " rye seed  " corn  seed  " field   peas  " po la Iocs,  " mangels        ]  " turnips  " carrots  " garden   beets  " rape               "  " radish           *  " onions  " cabbage      1  " lettuce  " .     kale,.             3  " pai^nips  " garden* peas  " beans   (dwarf)  prizes are. offered  j 6���������������������������When plot is pari of a  block, two sides of thc plot  j must coincide with Iwo sides  of the block; i.c, competitor  may not stake a-plot of irregular shape, including thc besl  parts of his seed crop only.  J 7���������������������������When a competition is  conducted with crops which  mix readily or where there is  danger of cross-pollination,  preference will bc given lo  plots devoted to single varieties'  8���������������������������Othcr questions will hc  left to thc discretion of - the  judge.  thai particular piece of territory was of no strategic value  and voluntarily gave it up for  military reasons."  Thc person who cats loo  much and docs not exercise  enough is in danger of a break  ing  oul,  followed  Ihen  bv a  breaking  breaking  down,  up.  I  LHL&  HIP  <5<tt  ^���������������������������.ea������������������  'Safe for Democracy'"  An Indian soldier, home on  a furlough, was walking down  the main street of Muskogee,  Okla., when a white man who  knew him stopped him and  said:  "Well, John, I sec you havc  become a soldier."  "Yes, mc soldier," replied  the Indian.  "How   do   you   like   being   a  soldier, John?"  "No like-um."  "What's thc matter?"  "Too much salute���������������������������not 'nuff  4   a; shoot."  "     j     "Of  course  you  know  what  i/2a you are fighting lor, John?"-  "   i     "Yes,   me  know,"   answered  for-, tbe Indian.  1st i     "Well, what are you fighting  I for, John?"  - ,  "Make whole dam world  Democratic party," answered  thc Indian.:���������������������������lv.  C.  Journal.  ts  Ladies' Suit:  Men's Suits  Clothes Cleaned, Pressed  Altered and Repaired  ALEX. ADAIR  -.-4  "Somewhere in France  They havc no little joking,  thc Tommies do, over that  military necessity which induces them to write it "Some-  wherfe in Franco,^ instead of  using just the ope >vor<J  France.       Here   is   a   certain  QUEEN'S  UNIVERSITY  KINGSTON  ONTARIO  AfcTS  MEDICINE       tbUCATlON  APPLIED SCIENCE  Mining, Chemical, Civil, Mechanical and  Electrical  Engineering.  Home study  Arts Course   by correspondence.    Ilegtee  with one year's attendence or four  summer sessions.'  Summer School    Navigation School  July, anil August December to April  19 CEO. V. CHOWN. Registrar  I PAY CASH for POULTRY  and EGGS  ers'    Institute    may    compete soldier's   letter   which, accord-  Shipments solicited whether  large or small. "Remittance  made on day of receipt of goods  at prevailing market prices.  A. p. SAGE     Armstrong, p.C.  With Fo<H|  A C*H ta JN������������������ Whole Dominion for ft* Utmost  PfforHo-Proqwco-foo^-for qw^"^  SoHiert *w| AJjie*  OU������������������ Al-MES ** desperately short of  food. |n the midst of plenty ourselves we  must face the stem reality of England on  shorter rations than she has heen for over t%  hundred years, and France with only three days'  food reserve. Even from their present small  supplies they are saving Italy from collapse  through hunger.  {Since shipping must he concentrated, on tbe shortest  routes, Canada and the United States must continue to  he practically the only source of supply.  Canada must provide wheat and meat in increasing  quantities to meet a situation that imperils the issues of  the war.  Men who can he spared for work on the farms must  ssrve in this way. Those who are obliged to remain in  the city or town can at least raise vegetables in their  . -gardens or on vacant lots.  Every effort will be made to see that labor is forthcoming to harvest the maximum crops that farmers can  produce.  An increased spring acreage in wheat and other grain  is vitally needed.  Stock raisers are asked to provide the greatest possible  production  of meat,  especially  pork.  Starvation   is   threatening   our   Allies.    Everyone   in  Canada must fight by doing his or her utmost to pro  duce and to conserve food.  CANADA   FOOD   BOARD  Director of  Production  Chairman and Director  of Conservation  Director of  Agricultural Labor  W G  a  i  %  I  1  4  I  4  REGISTER^  ON June 22nd,  Saturday, every man and  woman, resident in Canada, who is, 16  ��������������������������� . .. years and over, must attend at one of the  Places provided for registration, between the hours of 7 a.m. and  10 p.m., and there truthfully answer all the questions set forth upon the registration card.  Upon signing the card, vouching for the accuracy of the answers, the man or woman  will receive a Registration Certificate, as shown below, which must be carried upon the  person thereafter.  Why the Certificate is so Important  For failure to register a maximum fine cf $100 and  onemonth's imprisonment is provided, also an added  penalty of $10 for each day the person remains  unregistered after June 22nd.  Persons remaining unregistered cannot "lawfully be  employed, and cannot draw wages for work done  after June 22nd. Employers v/ho keep unregistered  persons in their employ will be liable for fines equal,  in amount to those recoverable from the unregistered  employees.  Unregistered    persons ' cannot    lawfully   purchaae  transportation   tickets,  and   may   find   themselves  REGISTRATION IS LAV/-  Dca't Fail to Register.  This Certificate is  YOUR Protection. ^  Get it and Carry it^\  26"  barred from travelling on railroads, steamboats, etc.  Similarly ihey may be denied board and lodging at.  any hotel, restaurant, public house or bearding house.  In a word���������������������������All persons remaining unregistered, and  all    persons    having    dealings   with    unregistered  persons,   knowing   them   to   be  such,   incur  heavy  penalties under the law.  _ Issued by authority ol  Canada Registration Board  Ktragaak^k^^^|s4,^iLk^^^fcte������������������ta y  LET TBE COMMONER HEJ-P YOU MAEE  business f or YOURSELF, ANP BOLP THE  PUSJNESS Of THE PJSTRJCT JN THE PJS-  TWCT.  THE COMMONER JS HERE TO HEJ4*  Yoy.   py cooperating we can holp  JN TUP PJSTPJCT TPOJISANPS o^ pol-  LARS EACH MONTH, ANP AT THE SAME  TIME GJVE TO THE PUPW THE COM-  PLETEST SATISFACTION AS TO PRICE,  9UAJ4TY ANp SERVICE-  THE BUSINESS is HERE- JT JS V? TO  YOU, JKlk. BUSINESSMAN,_ TO GETVYOUB  SHARE.   IF YOU ARE NOT,  IT IS UP TO YOU*  HELP JJS TO MAKE THE COMMONER  AN AJP TO YOU JN PUSJNESS.  HEJ-P US TO PUT THE COMMONER JNTO  EVEHY HOME FflOM MUKJN NORTH TO  SICAMOUS.  HEJ.P US TO MAKE THE COMMONER A  BUSINESS GETTER FOR EVERY BUSINESS  ENTERPRISE IN THE PISTRICT.  HEUP US TO MAKE IT THE MEPIUM TO  WHICH AU, MAY LOOK TO FOR THE REST  STAPLE GOOPS AT THE UOWEST UVE-  ANP-������������������FT-UVE PRICES.  HEUP US TO MAKE EVERY "AD" SPEAK  FOR QUALITY AND REM ABILITY.  i-"."  Phones���������������������������29 Enderby. 35 Armstrong.  A call will bring our ad man to see you, with  illustrations and suggestions for business-pulling,  interest-awakening, and good-will building ideas.  These will cost you nothing, but advertising  space in the Commoner will cost vou 40c per  column inch, transient, and 25c an inch each  insertion on contract.  The rest is up to you.  Okanagan Commoner  Armstrong or Enderby.... OKANAGAN   COMMONER  0  n  HritfSH -4i H3rP if }4Hr wm ffirBirif ft  H'LULnl una lymsiJKsnHL gaL*|JjSi^svsi-ai sy  Scythes, each-.  Snaths, ,each  Hay Forks, .  Hav Rakes   .  ������������������1.50 & 1.75   $1.65  . .     1.35  ���������������������������   ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ *tJ\J  Scythe Stones, 15c 25c 35c 40c  Mounted Grind Stones, $11.00  Unmounted " per lb.".'6c  Fork handles 50c, 65c  WE HAVE BEEN APPOINTED AGENTS FOR THE INTERNATIONAL HARVESTER CO., FOR THEIR WELL-  KNOWN MACHINERY AND WE WILL HAVE IN A  FEW DAYS REPAIRS FOR McCORMICK and DEERING  MOWERS.   THURSDAY. JUNK-2 th, 1918.  >o<  Huinply-Dumpty Egg Crates, ��������������������������� ��������������������������� ���������������������������     85c  Crocks (for packing butter, eggs, etc.) l-gal,:,70c; 2-gal, $1;  3-gal,  $1,10; ,-l-gal,   $1.75;    5-gal, $2.00. V  Creamery Cans, each $2.00.  Garden Hose, Vk-in, 50-1't lengths   (with couplings)   . .$8.00  IcFiiiii-Boiitii Herd's Co. Ltd.  CORNER HARDWARE ARMSTRONG, B.C.  PHONE 33  2cwordS ADVERTISEMENTS  insertion  word tliorc;  2C,c inininiuii]  FOR SAM-;���������������������������Young heifer cow,  just calved: with or wilhoul calf.  Apply -I'.   Hoffman,   Grindrod. 2t ���������������������������  V .  A. SNAP���������������������������Tweniv and one half,  acres of liie best bottom hind. 2 '  miles from Armslrong. Price  S1,50<J. $i300 down and llie bal-j  ance ontea.sy terms lill clear. Ap- j  plv'to   W.  H.   Keary,  Armstrong'  FOR SALE���������������������������One motor truck; 32  horse-power engine: 3 new lires:  all iii running order. Can be  seen nV Fletcher's Garage. FuUon  Hardware   Co.,   Fnderby.  -if  PfAN'O FOH SAM*���������������������������Good instrument; reasonable lerms.. Apply.  Mrs.E.A.i\orman,Armslrong?   43tf  YOUNG PrfiS FOR SALE���������������������������Ready  lo wean: Apply, J. Teward,  Armslrong. - "       43-tf-  FOR SALE���������������������������Late cabbage plants.  Repair the cut worms' ravages'.  A.   Buckley. .   *- ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������      -***"-  FOR SALE���������������������������Upright piano. Very  .reasonable for cash. Apply to  Mrs.   Stevens,   Enderby.  FOll SALT-!���������������������������Young sow due to farrow ('hiring. July. ��������������������������� Young Berkshire pigs; can be registered. Enquire of A. J. Fowler.   - <M-2l  LOST���������������������������A gold bar pin wilh diamond setting. Reward paid on  delivery to Commoner oflice, Enderbv.  FOR SALE���������������������������Fifteen-foot rowboat;  complete with oars and sail. $20.  McPhail-Smilh  Hardware  Co.  STRAYED���������������������������A   sorrel - horse,   aboul  fl  years old;- white, spot on. face.(  $10   reward   on    re'lurn   lo   Mrs.  -Bobbitl,  Enderby, B. C.      -l:V2t  FOR SALE���������������������������One top buggy "in good  repair: 1 set single harness; a  Murcules slump puller, complete.  Apply G. H. Fowler, Lansdowne.  LOST���������������������������black mare, 4 years old;  haltered; weighs . 1100; last  - seen on Lansdowne Road Monday, morning. ^Please leave information with H. Batey,  Creamery. 45-tf  i  WATER   NOTICE  Diversion and Use  TAKE NOTICE lhat Tom P. Andrews, whose address i.s R. R. 1,  Salmon Arm, B.C., will apply i'or a  "licence to take and use the soring  of water out of' the S.F. Vi of 3(i-  17-11 west of (5lh. also known as  the McTavish Spring, which re-  jnains stationary or drains into  adjacent soil.  The water will be laken from thc  spring al a point about 2000 feet  fronVlhe N. \V. corner of Homestead, N.W. '/. of 30-17-10-6, and  will be used for domestic and irrigation purposes imon land described as N.W. y,, 30-17-10 West of  6th meridian.  This notice was posted on thc  ground on the 23rd day of January,  1018.  A copy of this notice rand application pursuant thereto ahd to the  "Water Act, 191-1," will bc filed in  the oflice of'the Waler Recorder  :3 wK.juiiio.o_ps.  A. D. 1918, are required to send to  A. C. Skill ing. solicitor for lhc executor; Geo. "Gray Johnstone, on or  before the IOth 'day of July. A. D.  1D1S. a full statement of their  claims, and of any security held by  Ihem, duly verified by, affidavit, and  thai after that dale the executor  will proceed to distribute the assets of the Deceased among the  parlies entitled thereto, having regard OJiiy for the claims that have  bcen duly filed with him: and all  debts due to the said deceased are  to be paid to the undersigned.  Dated  fit  Enderbv, B.C., this 7th  day of June, A. D. 1918.   ,  a: c  'M-5       Solicitor   for  SKALING.  the Executor.  Objections to lhc application may  be filed wilh lhe said Wider Re-  ��������������������������� cordcr or with the Comptroller  nf Water Plights. Parliament Buildings, Victoria, B.C., within thirty  days after the first appearance of  ������������������������������������������������������this nolicc in  a  local  newspaper.  TOM P. ANDREWS,  4 -l-f) Applicant.  EXECUTOR'S NOTICE  Tn the Matter of the Estate of  John S. Johnstone, Deceased  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN thai  3ll persons having claims- upon lhe  rslale of the late John S. Johnstone,  who dicd  on  lhc  17th day of May,  Canadian Food Control License No. 8-17170.  HOT WEATHER SUGGESTIONS  Fishing Tackle  Extra Special Bargains  Tn   fishing    tackle    and    sporting  goods.    We are closing out   these  . o ������������������������������������������������������' two lines.  H. S. BEST  Armstrong B. C  The  most remarkable  instrument for its price  that    Mr.   Edison  has  ever put out. Have one  on FREE TRIAL, from  The Edison Distributors  Vernon, B. C.  F0RE&1A& & ARMSTRONG  ARklSTFtONG, B. C.  Gossard Corsets  Supplementing Cow Pasture  With coarse grains at abnormally high prices the question  will arise in the minds of many  dairy farmers as lo whether or  not it will pay lo feed concen-  Iralcd feeds of anjr kind to  dairy cows while on pasture.  Given an abundance of good  pasture, experiments at Macdonald College have1 proved lhat  it will not pay to feed the average dairy cow grain. Wilh a  limited pasture and a summer,,  of extremely unfavorable lon"  weather, it will pay to feed a  milking cow something besides  the pasture.  pounds of meal per day will  sullicc. At lhe present time  it is often a case of laking what  meal may bc available and mix-  lures arc almost oul of thc  question., Oil cake meal ap-  j pears to bc "about as rgood as  {anything and less of it" will do.  It is a good milk producer, and  is a splendid Iced for sustaining and increasing body weigh I.  11" other, feeds can bc combined  ;with it so much thc better, bul  lone pound ol" il per day even  ! a lone on short grass will go a  way in tiding lhc cows  over   a  bad   lime.  if soiling crop or  iiagc is available, concentrated  feed is of less importance, but  i'or lhc best returns from every,  standpoint a combination of lhe  two is necessary.  Thc    prevailing   practice- in  many districts is lo depend on  pasture entirely.    For thc average cow  having as shc does a  small    milking    capacity    and.  usually    quite    a    territory    of  rough  pasture,   it  is   questionable  it*  grain  feeding Will  pay  under   present  condilions.     On  thc  othcr  hand  when   farming  is morc intensified, with less in  pasture and belter cows, it,is absolutely   essential eand   it   will  pay   lo   supplement   the - grass  when iVgets short" wilh at least  a limited amouni of gram Iced.  The lime to** commence feeding is just when the cows begin  or even a little before they begin lo shrink- because of short  pasture. If feed is delayed until ihe cows have materially decreased in milk and Mesh llie  results from feeding will bc at  first disappoinlmgand will continue so until the cows regain  normal condition. This fact explains many of thc poor results  from extra feedings.  . Thc amount of feed required  must depend 11 pen the cow's  work, her condition, and what  else shc is receiving. In thc J  average    case    three    to    five  Onc of, the secrets of kecpng  young, vigorous and supple is to  continue to practise thc activities of youth, and refuse lo permit the mind to slilfen thc muscles., by its suggestions of age  limitations- .,     ���������������������������  Good morning! Pul on your  finest and come <p re pared lo enjoy yourself when Dominion  Day rolls round. Armstrong is  preparing to make the day a iDig  success.  All Armstrong stores will  closed   on   Dominion   Day���������������������������  dav.  bc  all  Betty"  Good  and  Chaplin's  n A.M."  ������������������h4erby  Opera ftouse  June 22nd. 8.30 p.m  50c and 25c  A JAPANESE COMIC OfmiU JN TWO ACJS  (Written and odmposed by Arthur A Perm)  TO PIS GjVEN IN TH������������������  Avalon Theatre, Fri., July nth  At 8 p m, to be given in aid of the  soaps' mm eoMfORT emp  ������������������������������������������������������<"-*  CAST  MEN'S FURNISHINGS  STRAW HATS  SPORT SHIRTS  CANVASS SHOES  BELTS, ETC.  B.V.D. UNDERWEAR  BATHING SUITS  LIGHT-WEIGHT HOSE  GROCERIES  Lime Juice, Grape Juice, Raspberry Vinegar, Lemonade, Orangeade, Lemonade Powder, Pickles, Olives, Catsup, Canned  Meats, Canned Fish, Etc.  The Store for Quality and Quantity.  ������������������ ENDERBY, B.C. I  Takasi.  thc Herald of Kvbosho    C.   Creed  Muron   Y,   a   Policeman   . . . *.:.*.* ���������������������������..-. . .    Lee   Morris  Ah  No, a   Chinese Laundryman  from   U. S. A C. Waggctt  Futtcflo. ;.<<.-i vm- of Kvbosho ..      H.    Batey  Knogudi,   His   Secretary    A.  T. Weight  Harry  Conteasc,  an American  Lawyer   *: . .    D.   C.  Leary  Tu.i   Fatti,   Fatledo's   Guard    .     J.   hiding's  O' Sing-a-Song, a Japiinc.se Heiress     Mrs.   Harris  Kissimee,   her   Companion     Miss   Wright  Tung Waga. an elderly Nurse,    Mrs.   A.   Buckley  Hilda  and  Stella, American Tourists   ....Miss Brett and Miss Turner.  Ladies  Miss   Nora Wright  Miss   Doris  "Williams  Miss May Too ley  Mrs.   Marshall  Gentlemen  Mr. F. FowlcrMr. A  King  Accompanists  Piano,    Mi-s .   Waggctt Flute, Wm. Chambers  Business   Manager,   Mayor  Wright Musical   Director,   A.   T.   Weight  Stage Director.  Lee Morris  Admission, 25c and 50c* Reservedseats, 25c extra.  Tickets   on   sale   at   Abbott's  fl  O  9  i  I  l  i  I  s  8  S  5  S  i.  Ox  Wear the Gossard front laced  corsets, for fit, comfort, and style.  We have received anew shipment of the leading styles. See  our Athletic corset. ^  Price ������������������2,25  to  4.00.  Crouipton    corsets,    the    famous  b ick  lace  corset.  Price   $1.25 to  3.75  Brassieries     special      value     at  05c, 75c, and 90c   each  Shoes!   Shoes!  ;'���������������������������''������������������������������������������������������:,��������������������������� ������������������  Invictus shoes  for ladies'. Prices.  $ti.00 O'OO and 9.25  New   styles,   hi^h    laced   with   8  inch   uppers    iu   black or colors,  We   have   a   complete    stock    of  *" O  white shoes, button   or  lace  with  rubber  or   leather   soles.  y  5  I  I,  o  i  ^ -  I.  \s   Furnishings  B.V.D.    Combination shirts for $175  Porous    knit   combinations for   $1.CO  Zemmer knit  Balbriggan   combs   $1.25  Balbriggan undershirts 65c  Balbriggan   drawers 65c  >o<  >���������������������������()<=>()  0  i  j  s  8  i  i-  '1.3  ,1.  ENDREBY WEATHER  REPORT FOR JUNE  t  '>  ~i  ���������������������������i  5  n  7  ������������������  S  10  11  12  13  11  15  16  17  18  19  20  21  99  23  2<1  25  2(i  27  28  29  30  31  Hi  clea  v.  11  08  73  61)  (53  (il  57  (3(i  (58  74  70  71)  80  81  04  07  50  0(>  03  50  02  50  52  01  02  07  70  80  81  COWS  30  41  30  30  43  33  29  ���������������������������29  34  37  30  38  52  40  42  41  42  35  30  41  37  38  35  28  33  35  52  58  42  40  3-1  20  32  33  27  IS  24  37  30  40  42  40  42  29  21  25  IS  24  28  23  21  99  15  26  34  34  4t  28  23  27  .13  Clear  Pari Clear  Cloudv  Part Clear  ���������������������������' Clear  .22  .06  .01  .10  .03  .20  .7  Cloudy  Clear  Cloudy  Part Clean  NOTICE  To Whom il May Concern:  Take'nolicc; lhat on and after thi  date I will not be responsible fo  any debts .contracted or labilitie  incurred by Mrs. G. E. Scott, o  Armstrong,  B.  C.  Signed Gi:o. E. Scon  .Daled,  London,  Eng.,  ���������������������������May  22nd  1018.  *   _  s  a  f  A "DISH-OF-OUR D&  L1CI0US ICE CREAty  is> very refreshing  these, warm  days  Part  onfall  days;  23  for  12  04  month  Clear  Clear  Part  Clear  .98 inches. 9  19 part clear; 3 cloudy.  The admission for Hie motion  picture sjiows at^ the Avajon  Tlieatre oh DoiTiiiTMfn^Pay^will  be }5c and 25c For the ball,  ladies and gents 50 cents each.  Coll in the next time you are down  town  and  Iry some.  If   you   like   good   candies  here  is  the place lo gel them, as our stock;  is kept fresh and up-.to-dale.  T]w popular -Vftrtefy 9  store ll  I  CHA8. J^TPHPTT  3TOPE* ANp CQN?*ACTQ������������������  Shop   Work   of all   kinds  2* ywW fjpirUnct. Satlsftvifen guarintftif i  POX 180, ARMSTRONG, PC  Miss   Thelma   Kelly  Miss  Caral   Fowler  Miss Winnie Toolcy  Mr.  S.  Cary  Miss Gladys Timberlake  Miss Corina Fraser  Miss   Jean   Lindsey  M;r. R. Lindsay  your every want in tlie RanJwwe, pinmMnt 3������������������4  ^eating Im can l)e supplied l)y ns  at the lowest Prices  Puritan While Enameled Refrigerators SX7.00 and $2J..0Q  Screen Doors    $2.X0, $2.25, $2.45  Screen Windows 35c an<l 40c  Famous   Florence   Automatic   Wickless   Oil   Stoves  three burners  $17.50  Daisy Barrell Churns, No. 0, $1125; No. I, $11.50; |{    .. .No. 2, $12.75; No. 3, $13.25  Wood Butter Bowls  45c to $2.00  We stocK tjie Maytag Multi-Motor washing roa-  chincs wiih swinging .'reversible wringer  This  machine  is  run  by  gasoline  engine  under  the  tub.  You can wash and wring at the-same"*"time.    Also will run  Separator or any other small farm machinery.        This is a  labor-saver that will be appreciated by every farmer.   'Call;  for practical demonstration in our store.  'God   Save   the   King'  'God   Save  Our  "Yookee���������������������������tookee���������������������������ho' ee���������������������������i^okee''  (Meaning   soak   the   Kaiser)  Dru.aSlore.  Boys"  [HfCtMWGIHE^tNG TIN5M1TH1JVG  ENDERBY, B. C.

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