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Array IW  ENDERBY,  B. C.  IN WHICH IS MERGED THE ENDERBY PRESS AND ARM   STRONG ADVERTISER.  Vol. XV., "No. 24 Whole No. 743  ARMSTRONG. B.C.. THURSDAY, JUNE 6, 1918  Subscription.' $2.00 per vear: 5c the copv  Farmers Enjoy Perfect Weather  for Picnic and Happy Crowds Gather  A more perfect day could not tirely wrong. He believed it  have been chosen for the Far-[was possible to get a better sys-  meis'3rd of June Picnic at Hull-, tern, and it was his intention to  car.   Bright and warm, and the!seek to work it out.  hill's, following several days of  showers,  \frcre green  iiigc  and bright  with  There was no dust  "way   and    lhe   picnic  with fol-  flowcrs.  along lhe  grounds  were ideal for lounging aboul  nnd enjoying llie sunshine or  participating with lhc crowds  in the field, sports pulled oil* in  thc afternoon. Arrangements  were made making il  venienl I'or those bringing  Mr. Barrow congratulated the  farmers on the excellence of the  outlook for this district. The appearance of the crop, hc said,  was evidence of great soil fertility and close attention to thorough cultivation. The speaker  warned his hearers of lhe greal  loss sustained by a lax observance of Ilic'Noxious Weed Act,  con- and said lhal steps were going Lo j  iineh  be laken lo bring about the crad  JUNE 3RD. AT VERNON  EMPIRE DAY CELEBRATION!  Enderby Baseball and Hose Reel Meeting Held t(T Close Up the  Teams Walk Off With Winnings  Business of Committees  .              ..                           . A   meeting, was   held  in   the  A number ol autos Irom En- city Hall last Friday evening to  derby  and  Armstrong   carried c]ose up the business of the En-  passengers to Vernon June 3rd derby  celebration.     The  secrc-  to participate in the celebration tary reported as follows:  which  was  held  lhere  on   that Received   from   City   ......$314.00  day.    Thc celebration proved a Expenditures  greal  success.     In   addition   to  three baseball games and one  1 lacrosse, lhcy had various races,  'and a travelling circus1 added to  lhe gaiety. There was a large,  icrowd from the various Valley!  i towns   and   great  inleresl   was  taken in lhc several .field events.  baskets lo gel all lhe hot waler  required. Light refreshments of'  all kinds were sold on the j  ground. There seemed ������������������lo be!  hundreds of automobiles going:  and coming, all bearing lhcir  loads of picnickers. Tlie orinci-,  pal event of thc da}' was Ihe ad-  Hon.   E.   D.   Barrow,'  ication of lhis pest if possible  Soldiers  of the Soil  To R. B. Dill, Chin SporlsS 72.00  D. J. Welsh, speakers com. 20.00  E. K. Ihirkins, music com. 80.00  A. McPherson. dccorsition. 70.00  H. M. Walker, advertising 30.00  Mm. 0. M. Speers. meals . . 0.50  King Kihvard Hotel, meals 20.50  Mrs. I_. M. Attenborough, " 3.00  Preparations for Registration Now  About Completed Ready for June 22nd  S31-1.00  Refund   from  Sports  Com    S3.50  J lie   baseball   game   between      Turned  in  by secretary..       3.50  Vernon and Enderby resulted in1    Reports were turned in by lhc  a   walk-over, for   Enderby,   lhe chairmen   of   the  several  corn-  score standing 21-(i al the close, mitlccs, showing the details of  Enderby's   line-up  showed   lhe-expenditure of the moneys pul  Boys enrolled as farm helpers1 names of Dill ss; Fuller p; Wil- in their hands.    Mr. McPherson  in the Soklicrs of the Soil organ- sou 3b; Patten lb; S. Fisher 2b; reported having received $5 as  ization,   under   the  auspices  of,\V. Jones cf;  L. Landon c;  G. a donation to the parade prizes  thc Canada Food Board, are doing good work with the seeding.  dress   by  minister of agriculture. This Th Ontario 15,000 boys have en-  was preceded by a few remarks  by Dr. K. C. McDonald, who expressed his "pleasure a I being  present and meeting so'many  old friends.  Mr. Barrow  rolled, many of whom arc now  on the land; in Manitoba over  1.000 arc at work; in Saskalchc-  from   Mr-  S.   Teccc,   $3.00   of  ^ I which was added to the prizes  ,     Tr      , ,.   Sani(^ given lo the boys on decorated  was won by Kamloops, 6-8; and jjicycIcs> whilc lhc balance of ������������������2  . .   ,     ir .  , , _      .was turned in to the committee  loops  went   lo  Kelowna  4-/.    ,ilo be pul in with thc amount to  Thc   lacrosse   game   by   the ]3C turned over by the city to thc  Graham rf; Brash If.  Thc  Kamloops-Vcrnon  a by Kamloops  that between Kelowna and Kam-  wan 1,100 arc placed; in Alberta j  62-1;  in  Brilish   Columbia 540; j Kelowna team against one made patriotic funds  z up  of Vernon, Armstrong and      Mr  impression, and his practical,  common-sense talk was well received. Mr. Barrow is a large  man���������������������������large in stature and large  in vision���������������������������and he has thc faculty of seeing things clearly and  saying what he has to say direct  to thc point. His talk as a farmer to farmers met with ready  response from1 the large audience gathered to hear him.  Mr. Barrow briefly explained  thc policy the department of agriculture was attempting to  carry out. First of all, he recognized the importance of developing lhe co-operative spirit  - in- all matters .connected .with  thc.farmer and farming. He was  not in favor of thc idea cf cutting out thc middleman in. (he  -matter of marketing. Thc farmer, he .said, should produce the  stuff "in quantities large enough  . 1o control the marketing and  leave it lo the middleman to dispose of it. but al a fain profit and  not at a profit of 100 to 200 per  cent. , By co-operating in buying and selling and in growing,  harvest ing and shipping, the  farmer should he able to dictate  the price to thc consumer and  to (lie middleman, and this price  should be ope that would  give all parties a reasonable profit-  Mr. Harrow by way of illustration, referred to "what was  Josf to ihe farmer last year in  potatoes through, lack of organization, flic .evaporators on this  side of the hue sent over lo  Washington and Oregon for potatoes and brought them in to  break the price asked hy P- C.  growers, and lhc evaporators  across the line sent over here  ���������������������������"for=po la loesm nd^shippcd=tlieh?  out of B. C. to break thc price  over there. Jt is this sort of  thing that must he stopped, and  it can only he stopped hy co-operative growing and selling.  There must be co-opcration not  only between ourselves, hut he-;  tween thc consumer and producer and the middleman of tin's  and olher provinces.  in lhe matter of land sctllc-  pienl, Mr. Barrow said hc was  touring the province to meet  thc farmers more particularly  wilh the idea of listening to  them talk than of talking to  them. He wanted to hear from  them their own idea of their  needs. H would be returning  this way about thc end of June  and would Ihen get around  among ihe farmers and hear  them on their requirements. AI  the same time, il was thc intention of the department to endeavor to form some scheme of  closer settlement of the unsettled portions of thc province.  He -thought'it was a crime to  continue the land settlement  policy of the past. The idea of  letting ���������������������������men* take up land miles  away from any means of trans-  [ porta lion and encouraging them  to spend the better part of their  lives clearing land that wouldn't  grow anything when cleared,  and wilh no means of gelling  their produce to market if they  could grow it,  was   to  him en-  made a splendid *n Nova Scotia 1,398; in Quebec  Welsh reported that the  over 1,000 have been already en-'Enderby players was declared a sum of $5 had becn turned back  rolled.     New   Brunswick   and draw, both sides scoring 8 goals, by Dr. K. C. Macdonald to be  In tlie hose reel. hub-and-hub handed over for patriotic pur-  race and wet test the Enderby poses, and he was going to put  team won everything. ' it the (credit of the Y.M.C.A.  Prince Edward Island arc slill  to bc heard from but the enrollment is under way.  Ottawa, June 5th.���������������������������-Preparations for the registration by  Canada's registration board of  the man and woman power in  the Dominion on"-Saturday, June  22nd, are proceeding. As'.every  British' subject over thc age of  10 years is required to register  it is estimated that thc number  of registrations will bc in the  neighborhood of 5.000,000, and  the task of laking il will be a  colossal onc.  The Canada Registration  Board is making every clforl lo  secure the services of volunteers  in connection wilh taking lhc  registration. School teachers  throughout lhc country are being counted upon for assistance.  Already women  and  labor  or  is expected to clear up a great  many misunderstandings tha t  have prevailed in the past with  regard to registration. Starting  as it does some three weeks be  fore lhc date of registration, it  will furnish citizens throughout  the counlry with an opportunity to familiarize themselves  wilh the objects of thc movement and the methods lo bc  adopted in securing the census  of Canada's man and woman  power. After it is over there will  probably be few people who do  not understand why the work  has been undertaken and will bc  carried through.  A pamphlet of instructions to  deputy registrars and their assistants has becn issued bv the  ganizalions havc responded Canada Registration Board. Onc  splendidly to lhc request for as- of ils paragraphs states lhat,  sislance, and now-nearly 800,- subject lo the approval of Hie  000 members of fraternal so- registrar, ."the board would  cielics are being appealed to. ^ sanction plans to open schools  On fhe Sunday before regis- on each evening during the week,  tration day it is proposed to preceding registration day, the  have a message on registration registration of employes in the  message on registration  delivered from' every pulpit in  Canada. Arrangements arc also  being made for using the motion  picture theatre to acquaint residents with theirs duties in connection with thc registration.  The campaign of newspaper  publicity which starts this week  CANADA  "PUBLIC NOTICE  DOCUMENTS TO BE CARRIED  by every male person who is not on active service in any of-Hid Majesty's Naval or Military.  Forces, or in the Naval or Military Forces of any of Ris>Majesty's Allies, ancl who apparently  may ha, or is reasonably suspected to he, within the description of C|u������������������t Qflft w4er the  Military Service Act, W7, who for any reason may have claimed that he is not within P|Hft  Qne under the Act.  ���������������������������  u  premises upon which they arc  employed, opening of booths in  charge of vohmtecr workers,at  lodge meetings, meetings of  women's institutes, and other  similar gatherings where thc opportunity would"bc presented of  effecting thc registration of  large numbers with the mini-,  mum.of time and labor."  jTOTJCp js hereby given tbat, under the provisions of an Order ������������������n Council  +1 (P.C. 1013), of the 20th April, 1918, upon and after the 1st day of June,  1918, every male person who i8 not on active oervice in any of JIia Majesty's  Naval or Military Forces, or in the Naval or Military forces of "#������������������������������������ Majesty's  Allies, and who apparently may he, or is reasonably suspected *o t>e, within  the description of Class One under the Military Service Act, J917, hy whom  or on. whose bebajf, it ������������������s>t any time affirmfd, claimed or alleged that be is n������������������ti  whether hy reason of age, status, nationality, exception, or otherwise, within  Class One under the Military Service Act, J917, as defined for tbe time heing  or that, although within the said Class, he is exempted from or not liable to  military service; shall have with h>m upon his person at all time* or in or  uPP?L*������������������y J)-u*l'JM>y-grypremises jyhere_,h*ejfttjH*ty. time ia,  AGE  |f it he claimed that he is not within the .class hy reason of age, an official  certificate of the date of his birth, or a certificate of his age signed by two  reputable citizens residing in the community in which he lives and having  knowledge of the fact; or  MARRIAGE  If it be claimed that hc is not within the Class by reason of marriage, a  certificate, either official or signed by two reputable citizens residing in the  community in which he lives and having knowledge of the facts, certifying to  his marriage and that his wife is living; or  NATIONALITY  If it be claimed that hc is not within the Class by reason of his nationality,  a certificate of his nationality signed by a Consul or Vice-Consul of tlie foreign  State or Country to wluch he claims his allegiance is due; or a passport issued  by the Government of that Country establishing his nationality; or  ACTIVE SERVICE  If it be claimed that he is excepted as a member of any of His Majesty's  Forces or as having since thc 4th August, 1914, served in the Military or  Naval Forces of Great Britain or her Allies in any'theatre of actual vr.r and has  been honourably discharged therefrom, official documents or an official certificate evidencing the fact; or  CLERGY  If it be claimed that he is excepted as a member of the clergy, or of any  recognized order of an exclusively religious character, or is a minister of a  religious denomination existing in Canada on 29th August, 1917, or as being a  member of any other society or body, ������������������ certificate of the fact signed by w>  office-holder competent so to certify under the regulations of the church, order  or denomination, society or body, to which he belongs; or  EXEMPTION  Jf it he claimed tbat he is exempted from or not liable to military service  by reason of any exemption granted or claimed or application pending under the  Military Service Act, 1917, or the regulations thereunder, his exemption  papers, or a certificate of the Registrar or Deputy Registrar of the district  to which he belongs evidencing the fact; or  PTHER CLASS  If it he claimed that he is not within the Class, or that he is exempted, not  liable or excepted upon any other ground, a certificate of two reputable citizens  residing in the community where he lives having knowledge of the fact upon  which the claim is founded and certifying thereto; ,  FAILURE TO CARRV REQUISITE EVIPENCE  If upon or after the 1st day of June, 1918, any such male person be found  without the requisite evidence or certificate upon his person or in or upon the  building or premises in which hc i.s, hc shall thereupon be presumed to be a  person at the time liable for military service and to bc a deserter or defaulter  without leave;  PENALTY  And hc shall also be liable upon summary conviction to a fine not exceeding  S50 or to imprisonment for a period not exceeding one month, or to both such  fine and imprisonment; and moreover, any such person may forthwith be  taken into military custody and may bc there detained and required to perform military duly in the Canadian Expeditionary Force so long as his services  shall be required, unless cr until the fact bc established to the satisfaction of  competent authority that ho is net liable for military duty.  FALSE CERTIFICATE  The use, signing cr giving of any such certificate as hereinbefore mentioned shall, if the certificate be in any material respect false or misleading to the  knowledge* of. the person using, signing, or giving the same, bc an offence,  punishable, upon summary conviction, by a penalty not exceeding five hundred  dollars, and by imprisonment for any term not exceeding six months and not  less than one month.  ISSUED  BY  THE MILITARY  SERVICE  BRANCH  OF THE  DEPARTMENT  OF  JUSTICE.  Ottawa, May 22, 1918.  The Big Push    *      .  A special cable to the Mail  and. Empire of Toronto from.  London says: ;  The Craonnc Plateau, all of  which the Germans liave swept,  starting from the valley of the  Ailcttc   River, iwa's. considered '  one of the "strongest points in-,  the French line,-on account of"e  thc  . formidable    artillery    fire  which held it.    Relying on tliis  artillery, the line in tliis sector  was thin. '  ' ���������������������������   . '���������������������������"���������������������������' '^  1 'Tf the Germans intend lo go  alter Paris, it is pointed out  here, they will endeavor to develop their gains along the line  on which they have started, hut  if their object is to split thc Allied armies and cripple thc channel ports they, wi 11 strike for  Amiens. They probably struck  where t|icy did in thc hope that  thc positions would he unprotected.  "Tlie original c attack was  made with only twenty divisions, as against forty-four on  March 21st, which served to give  il the appearance of a feint.  "The sector attacked was held  by the French Gth Armv. under -  General Rfaistrc, and four or  five fhi fish divisions were op tlie  right between Berry-Au-J3ac  and Pprmericourt. a gap known  as thc Laon Gate, because it passes under the J3uttc de Craonne  stra igh t^to-Laon^���������������������������Thev���������������������������hcld^  their positions splcndidlv, when  lhc French centre bent hack  lhcy had to retire, and now hold  a line between Joinicourt and  Conservcrcux, where thev are  repelling attacks.  "There has becn no break in  lhc line, but lhc salient created  by thc German push is onc they  can not bc allowed to preserve,  military experts declare, and a  counter-attack is probably now  bcinu prepared.  "Thc German progress on thc  plateau is regarded as serious,  and probably surprised thc Germans themselves. Thc Allied  reserves arc now being brought  up. and it is confidently expected the salient will be* greatly  modified if not actually straightened out."  Farewell Service Rev. R.W. Lee  Divine service will bc conducted in thc Armstrong Methodist Church on Sunday ncxl.  al 11 a.m. and 7.30 p.m."by lhc  Rev. R. W. Lee. The subject of  lhc morning address will be  "The Church, lhe Stay of lhc  Truth/' -while in thc evening  Mr. Lee will speak on the subject. "Why I Ought to Go to  Church." This will bc the last  occasion on which Mr. Lee will  preach as pastor of the local  Methodist Church. A cordial  invitation is extended to all to  bc present at. these services.  j-, ^       i V-'i OKANAGAN   COMMONER  THURSDAY, JUNE fi   1918  Care and Intercropping  of Young Orchards  (Experimental    Farms  Soul-Hunger in Palaces  The soul, like the, "messenger  from Mars.", has never seen  money and knows of no.charm  of it," There are desires, there  is hunger lhat cannot be reached  J)v Lhe cheek book,  'it is lhe coarser side, the morc  pense were particularly in evidence as the result of feeding  buttermilk, a very considerable  reduction in cost of production  and a marked increase in gains,  are seen where tankage was ad-  ���������������������������jded to the straight grain ration.  Note) land put the remainder into������������������ po-: Grain only made gains of .92  ��������������������������� j tatoes, begins or some hoed crop * pounds daily costing 9.8c per lb;  I Thc call for greater produc-; and as���������������������������soon as the crop is bar-j grain and tankage, 1.39 lb daily  'tion will be "with ais for-years'vested seed down to fall rye for | costing. 7.1c per lb; grain and  i vet even though peace were here a cover i'or winter-. Plow this, buttermilk, 1.57 pounds daily  ! todav ancl it behooves ail farm- in the spring and seed to clover. Vos ting 6c per lb. This bears out  !ers with young orchards to get Three and one-third acres of the what has been pointed out, that  them producing food and at the clover should have been plowed as a balance for a ration low in  isame time improve the physical under thc previous fall for hoed, protein, or for'weaners, or a ra-  i condi ton of the soil. Humus, crop tlie next season and so ro-j tion lacking milk, tankage has a  *or decayed vegetable matter, tale the crops,'always;to have place, but that, as an addition  'must never be forgotten in this two-thirds clover and *one-third to an already balanced and suit-  .work. Thc slogan of the Dry hoed crop. This reduces the cost'able ration, no adequate return  I Belt farmer might be: "Humus of working the land, is bringing* is. likely from the -use Of the  lin the soil buys'Vietorv Bonds." in a cash crop every year, and is,high priced meat by-product.  ! Now,'a ten acre orchard in improving the soil. The question | A further qualified compar-  clean cultivation, costs as much ol" soil improvement has to be ison of milk substitutes for pigs  considered  Madachlan Hardware  Go.  aRMS^ROMG, B.C.  j  in  ie   annua  satisfied wilh  ���������������������������e is thai wilhin  v cannot minis-  moncv docs not  brutal in us.���������������������������  fact.���������������������������which is  money, bul the:  us which mone;  ier to.��������������������������� which  attract.  This   finer  character  element  feeds on love and service. Fame  does not touch it. riches do not  - appeal  to  it.  nor  do houses  or  lands  satisfy  it.  This divine self, this ideal, is  starving for food in many a pal-  nee, is a pauper in tlie midst of  wealth, is hungry for an impal-  atable food. All that wealth _can  buy only gives il dyspepsia. Fine  tapestries and costly furnishings  nnd bric-a-brac havc no power  lo satisfy its  for irrigation and cultivation as  thougirihis ten acres were producing crops. To maintain soil  fertility, the good farmer puts  his farm under a rotation and  lhe orchardist musl bear this in  mind also. A very suitable rotation would be:  Two   acres   vegetables   of   all  kinds, tomatoes, melons, etc..  Two   acres   oals,   seeded   to  clover.  "Two acres clover, manured  and plowed in the Jail and  worked well in spring for soiling crops.  Two   acres  soiling  crops  for  in ore  has to be  than il has  been, and with manure scarce  and fertilizer 'high..we.*have to  resort to turning under vegetable matter, especially legumes,  lo keep our soil improving Instead of deteriorating.  Skim-Milk Substitutes  (Experimental Farms Note)  Tlie use of mi Ik-subs ti lutes  the weaned pig has received  considerable alleijAion on lhe  Experimental Farm System. An  average of results for lhree  work a I Ottawa with  reveals   lhe   following  ]*o  yea rs  showed  Ottawa  trials,  feeders  tankage  troughs  dailv  Meal.  gave  costing  self-fed.  ongings.  Do  You   Kill  Time?  cessiul crops in thc Dry Belt.  Clover in thc orchard is by far  the easiest crop to handle for  turning under, also for producing a good amount of hay.  Oats would bc seeded down to  Are vou a Lime killer? Do you clover and cut as hay and let  stand  about   talking when  you ripen   for  grain.   Soiling  crops  duties would'come in rotation, first fall  i seeded rye. say onc acre, barley  home and peas* half an acre sown early  vour and half an acre oats and peas  sown   ten   days   or   two "weeks  hogs, sheep or thc cows  Two    acres    roots,    potatoes, facts  mangels, carrots, etc." j    I- That as an addition to a ra      , ^.   ^      ...  Vegetables for sale, tomatoes,  lion already containing milk, oil P tlcin������������������> .uu ':  cucumbers, peppers, melons and meal is superior Lo tankage  egg plants, etc. havc proved sue-; '  2: That a direct replace  2: That a direct  of milk by  tankage  lowest gain and the highest cost  of production of lhe five ra lions  fed.  3. Thai lhc lots receiving no  tankage   usually   made   highest  should   be   disposing   of  that press upon you?  Do   you   hang   around  when   vou   should   be   at  office?* Do������������������you put off till"9.30  o'clock the things that might as  well bc done at 9?  Do you lag through a task instead   of  attacking   it   with   all   ,   steam  on and pushing through should bc irrigated, plowed and  later. By thc lime thc rye is off,  thc barley and peas will bc  coming on for cutting and then  thc peas ancl oats.   Thc rye land  tt  :lv?  single'  fen  Do you fritter away a  'hour of thc day that might houseful in benefiting your hcallh.  improving your mind or helping your business?  If so. stir yourself. You arc  but of thc American'spirit. You  ai'e not even standing still. You  arc going backward. If you do  not look out- the res I of America will leave you far behind.  Stir yourself today���������������������������this morning.  ������������������0'  seeded lo barley and tares and  rape; the barley ground seed to  hairy vetch, and thc oat ground  lo rye for ncxt spring, if the  barley and peas or oafs and peas  arc gelling too ripe before finished  culling green, harvest as  ���������������������������\<?: when the  lv large-in  peas begin to bc  the pods cut for  a  0  Pure  Maple  2 bars for   Sugar \  ... 23c y  na-v  fair  hay  'coc  will be avoided. ���������������������������  !     Thc cheapest way'for abscn-  I tee lol owners Lo handle young  orchards is Lo divide lhe 10 acres  I into     three    parts-   of    3    1-3  acres    each.      Seed    down    to  clover six and two-thirds acres  gain at the lowest cost. |  4. That tankage, while useful  in correcting unbalanced ration  showed up poorly when added  to rations already showing var-'  icty and fair balance, particularly illustrating the comparative |  value of skim-milk. J  Grain, oil meal and milk required 1.39 pounds meal per  pound gain; grain, tankage and  milk. 1.64 pounds: =grain. tankage and,water. 2.59 pounds; and  1.51 pounds,  mentioned, these, results  were obtained from an experiment in triplicate, or carried on  similarly in three consecutive  years. That tankage, however,"  mav bc regarded as a fair sub-  in 1917. Here skim-milk was  fed to all lots; meat and milk;  meal, milk ancl 10 per ccnl tankage; meal, milk and 10 percent  fish meal. The grain and milk  lot gave slightly cheaper gains  and was superior in condition,  indicating lhal lhe addition of  thc concentrates was not economical.  For growing hogs fed on dry  lot   or   outside   paddock,   milk  If) distinct advantage at  in   191-7  in   self-feeding  flogs fed  meal  in  sclf-  with     skim-milk     in  gains of 1.05  lbs  5.3  cents   per  lb.  wilh tankage re-  wit h  anolher  lol.  gave gains of .52 lbs daily cost-  P.ient'hig 10.2 cents per lb.   Thc skim-  ,1,..,,'' ii.. ��������������������������� milk   fed" lol  required  1.79  lbs  ollj c\o      Ihl/ -% t*i ��������������������������� 1 f**      i ���������������������������  meal and the tankage led pigs,  3.9 lbs meal'per lb gain.  In thc experiments above referred to. all lots were practically identical in age. weight and  thrift, at thc start of operations.  Skim-milk is thc natural food  for thc weaned and weaning  pig. . Tankage, blood meal and  fish meal, where these feeds are  procurable, may be regarded as  fairly ellicient substitutes.  Dairy Supplies--Butter bo^vls, butter spades,  butter ladles, sanitary Daisy pail, cream cans, delivery, cans, skimmers, crocks from 1 .to 6 gallons,  cream separators, etc, See our stock and get our  prices before buying-.  Haying Tools���������������������������Hay forks, hay rakes,, scythes,  snaths, steel cable for hay carriers, machine oil, oil  cans, scythe stones, grinding'stones.. We can take  care of vour wants   in all   these lines   at   lowest  .  ��������������������������� ���������������������������      ~. ��������������������������� * ���������������������������:��������������������������� ���������������������������   ���������������������������    t  prices*  I  Wag  OnS--at $1.25, $2.25, $2.-10, $3.75 and $6.75  each.  V/ashing Machines���������������������������"Motor washers $24.50, the  Eden electric combined washer and wringer for  $150.00. Have a look at this washer, it is certainly a Iabv.r saver in the kitchen.  Binder Twine  PHONE 47  Barb Wire  CARD OF THANKS  grain ahd milk.  As  slitulc  for'"mi Ik.   while  by   no  Let Thc"crop 'make in the-,mean's equalling it. would bc���������������������������in-J  ncl in lhis' way--bleaching dicalcd by an experiment at the  Experimental   Station  al  Brandon.  Here three lots of pigs were  fed. No. 1. grain only: No. 2:  grain and tankage; No. 3, grain  and buttermilk.  While high gains at a low ex-  Editor  Okanagan Commonr-r:  Dear Sir:���������������������������  . Will you please find space in  iyour valuable paper for thc fotlow-  jing. letter of thanks ancl appreciation? There-is a saying'that '"Many  can help one. where one cannot always li'eip many." The true spirit  of this proverb was fully carried  out'by'lhe kind people of Armslrong ��������������������������� who,' have so' generously  come to thc assistance of those who  suffered by thc recent fire.  On behalf "of "Mrs. Navlor and  myself 1 wish most sincerely to  thank all those kind friends who  so generously responded to thc call  I'or help, and to say that we ap  predate their  Vstablislxed   1872  Capital Authorized, $5,000,000  Capital Paid-up, - $3,000,000  Surplus, $3,500,000  btNO YOUR BOY AT THE HfONT  A FIVE fRANC NOTE fOR$!.00  ��������������������������� Can be used to buy little comforts, close  behind tKe Firing Lines.  FOR SALE BY    "  BANK OF HAMILTON  H. Iy. PAVNTER, Mgr.  ARMSTRONG  BRANCH,  41-C  to   say   that  we  kindness very much.  1 remain yours truly,  Harry Stork.  9   ( "    ~  | DeJmoxtfe     Straw-  |       terry Jam  5  Tins, 2s.  0  S  I  ��������������������������� 35c \  i  Matches  Per pkt SO und 30c U  Buy  your  supply  now be- ~  fore price is raised. U  0  iiiilips & WiiitsiiGiise J  0)<  Phone 48  Armstrong  >o<���������������������������>o<  O***^********************  t  *  MAT. HASSEN  Auctioneer and Livestock  Salesman  ARMSTRONG       B.C.  ] have a wick- acquaintance  amongst buyers. Consult mc  when vou want to hold a sale.  Also send ine particulars of any  surplus stock you wish to dispose  of.  PHONE No. 34  the successful prosecution of the war.  Every ounce by which Canada can increase her food production^ every ounce Canada  enn save in her food consumption is needed for export to the Allies.  Should the war continue for another year food cards and a rationing system may have to  belnsTituted. It is the duty of Canada to be prepared for whatever situation circumstances  may force upon her. .       ,  It is quite probable that before the war is won our Government may have to place  rUrictSn. upon the occupations in which men and women may engage. In such an  ev~nt the Government wishes to be in a position to render all possible assistance in  keeping our population usefully and profitably employed.  Registration Day. June 22nd  These conditions point to the necessity of Canada  knowing the exadt capabilities of her men ancl  women at home.  residing in   Canada,  persons  Ik.o.~...6  ... ���������������������������, -     ,, .     ,  '  ;n of 16 years and over, wi.l be required  male   or   female,  be requ  the  All  British or alie.. . .  to register on June 22nd and truthfully answer  questions set forth upon the registration card.  It-is not the  Government's   intention to   conscript  labour in any form, but to assist in directing it wisely,     *  Issued by authority of  so that every available unit of human energy may be  utilized to the best advantage.  The information procured through registration will  be used���������������������������as an aid to the Military Authorities in procuring the men necessary to maintain "Canada's  First Line of Defence"���������������������������to mobilize all units of available labor in the Dominion and direct them from less  essential to more essential occupations���������������������������to establish  intelligently administer a system of food rationing  21  should that become necessary  Canada Registration Board  ^ss-K^j^s-Sr-i-^ss-mi^ssp^^f^im  K2E523SESS������������������SS^_E^S3IEa&  Wiieat. Oats*  parley,' Spring; flye,  tf, >Vv  Dent Corn, Timothy, Clover, Veteji, paper  Sjucjstrop, ^on<l Re<j an<J otfeer hansel  Turnip an*J P������������������0 seecj for Wp ���������������������������arwl*wijw|  Golden pantaro Corn, sqnaslVanfl Citron  Alfalfa Cnltnre  I fl, & TiroMafa !M).. GnwMt* Optometrist  ���������������������������fewejery-  0irWday Gifts  Wrist watclies for the poys  groins: overseas���������������������������  WH4T PflTTflfl GJFT?  jj Timberlake, Son 4 Co.  Armstrong, p. C.  OKanagan Garage  Phone 77  Armstrong, B.C.  A sent for McLaughlin,  Dodge and  Chevrolet  Automobiles.  REPAIR WORK GUARANTEED.  Tires, accessories, oil, etc. always on hand. Storage  batteries   recharged.      Prestolite tanks exchanged.  Fairbanks Gas Engines. J. I. Case Machinery.  "Storage."    Use our free air station THURSDAY, JUNE 6, 1918  OKANAGAN   COMMONER  "When Pa Puts on  His Evening Suit  Whenever Pa and Ma have got to go to some place swell  And Pa must wear his evening clothes, you ought to hear him yell.  He starts in grumbling days before and says to Ma that he  Can't understand why people want to cause him misery.  "You needn't think I'm goin' to rigup for that affair,  If it's a dress suit party," says he, "I won't be there!"  But Ma, she doesn't say  a word, she's heard that tale before,  And Pa goes on: "If there's anything that really makes me sore  It's to have to squeeze myself into that spike-tailed coat,  And be in agony all night.   That sure does get my goat!  You needn't plan on bein' there, I'm tellin' you what's so,  If they want spike-tails on the men I'm not a-goiri' to go!"  And then the party night comes round an' Pa sits down to tea,  An' Ma has got her hair all crimped as pretty asocan be;  She's all fixed up to go excep'to slip into her gown,  So's she'll have time to wait on Pa an' get his dress suit down,  An' put the buttons in his shirt an' straighten out his tie,  ' An' Pa just grunts, an' eats, an' says: "It must be nice to die."  As soon as Pa goes up the stairs, then all our troubles start  In gettin' Pa dressed up to go we all must play a part;  I get his shiny shoes, an' Sis gets out his fancy vest,  An' Ma keeps hunipin' all the time and has no chance to rest,  Coz Pa don't stay in one rooms when he puts his dress suit on,  If we had eighteen bedrooms, he'd make use of every one.  He turns the house clear upside down; ypu'll find on every chair  Some garment that he's taken off or just about to wear.  And all the time he's grqwlin' that he'd rather go to bed,  Or, tellin' of a hundred things he'd like to do instead  Of goin' where he's goin', but at last away they scoot, r  And once again Ma's landed Pa inlo his evening suit.  NEWS AND VIEWS  $B  KELOWNA DISTRICT  HARD HIT BY FROST  J. P. Mconnell, formerly with  the Saturday Sunset and other  publications in Vancouver, is  now connected with the Food  Department at Ottawa. After  leaving the coast he went to  New York City, where he engaged in newspaper work until  recently.  The Manchester Guardian,  one of the most influential British newspapers, as well as a  number of others, strongly condemns the new Canadian censorship regulations. The Canadian regulations arc. morc  drastic than any put in force in  England.  Lest We Forget  "I  bovs  Estimated That Loss Will  Reach Half a Million���������������������������Tomato and Stone Fruits Suffer  Most  the amount of loss vary greatly w^  from different districts, but it is|ine  believed that it may run as high  as half a million dollars in.the  the   hardest   blow  Kelowna    district.  Mission and Rutland  bc   the   hardest  hit,  probably   suffered   a  cent   loss . while   the  Benches and Ellison  Okanagan  appear to  Glenmorc  fiftv per  K. L. O.j  almost es-  Probably    ���������������������������       ��������������������������� ,     ,       ~,,        ���������������������������        .  which    has    ever    visited    thc caped completely,   lhere is not  Southern Okanagan came along the   slightest   doubt   that   the  in   the  early  hours   of  Friday plu���������������������������, prune and pear crop will  morning,   Victoria   Day,   when now be a poor one, while it is es-  promisc   of   an   excellent   and timated that thc apple crop here  bountiful season was dashed to has becn shortened by between  tlie  ground  by six  degrees  of 2o0,000 and 300.000 boxes.   The  frost and its disastrous results,  total  acreage  in   tomatoes  ap-  The warm weather which had pears to have been in the neigh- ] uted by  prevailed  a   few  weeks  before borhood ot 336 acres.���������������������������Kelowna  had  tempted many  to set out Courier.  young tomato plants, with! . ���������������������������"  have seen some of your  in hospital wards gassed,  shell-shocked, maimed���������������������������one of  them had to be carried in a sack  because hc had lost both legs.  Yet I come home here f& this  side of the Atlantic, and find  people quarreling about the new  restaurant regulations."  That Western Canada is on  the eve of one of the largest land  movements that has ever taken  place from an actual settlement  standpoint is the opinion of J.  Wardrop, immigration agent of  Canadian Northern Railway, who returned from a trip  over the branch lines in the  three western provinces.$>  "Lloyd George, Rhondda, the  food controller of France, Clem-  enceau, and the ministers in  charge of agriculture and  food supplies over there have  theirjeyes not only on the Western front, but on US. If we do  not send enough food they can  Enderby is an incorporated  town on the S. & 0.������������������branch of  the C. P. Railway. 23 miles'from  Sicamous Junction, 28 miles  from Okanagan Landing, 15  miles by good automobile road  from main C. P. R. line at  Salmon Arm. Altitude-1165 ft.  Incorporated area 655 acres.  Population: 'within corporate  limits,( Dom. census 1911,) 835;  beyond limits, in surrounding  district (estimated) 1,000 or, in  all, about 1,800. Town is charmingly situated among low, green  hills, at the head of navigation j  on the beautiful Shuswap river;  at a point where several tributary valleys converge and which  seems to have been marked out  by nature herself for a distributing, industrial and social center. The principal industry, at  present, is lumbering. The saw  mills havc an annual capacity  of 10 million feet, daily loading  capacity 300,000 ft. There is a  first-class rollers mill here of  300 to 400 bbls., daily capacity,  not working at present but in  perfect order and ready for operation. There is a good hotel,  excellent stores carrying all,the  usual lines of merchandise, a  bank (Montreal), brickyard,  livery stable, {garage, printing  and newspaper office,-(pub. The  Okanagan Commoner, serving  the Enderby, Armstrong and  adjoining districts), cotttgae  hospital, opera house, modern  schoolhousc (cost $60,000.00)������������������  with graded and high school departments and agricultural instructor, four churches, masonic  and other lodges, two daily  trains, electric light, local and  long distance telephone, municipal water supply. District is  excellent for mixed farming;  ample rainfall, no irrigation  needed.    Enderby  apples  won  a.Mcculloch,  vernon,b.c.  Manufacturer  and  Wholesaler  V ���������������������������of���������������������������  PURE,  REFRESHING,  AREATED WATERS  and  AGENT FOR THE FAMOUS        .  CALGARY   ''CHINOOK"  BEER AND STOUT  One musL^drink to live���������������������������to live todrink  And   few'   things   are   more   refreshing,    invigorating    or    desirable   during the hot, dusty days of   summer  than   a   cool   drink  of  these   PURE,   SPARKLING     AREATED WATERS, or the Ton  ic Qualities of the non-alcoholic     hop beverages.  Send for Price List  Our Motto:  "SERVICE  and  QUALITY"  YOUR BUSINESS DESIRED  Mail  and  phone orders  given prompt attention.   Phone 49  Vernon, B.C.  c  not be held responsible for the'Banksian Silver Medal at Royal  result of the war. That is their Horticultural^   Show,    London,  message.  their  the result that Friday morning's  frost destroyed probably a million and a half of young plants.  This is thought by many  to bc less disastrous than aMirst  appears. Practically all agree  that^if the tomato crop had all  matured under a' good season  that the crop ��������������������������� would have becn  far larger than could havc becn  taken care of in thc district. On  the othcr hand  "Demoralizing the Public"  Morc than five million pounds  of binder twine will be distrib-  thc Grain Growers association  this year,  or an  ap  Eng., year 1910.  "The present situation in Europe requires that we give every  comfort and assistance to the  I'Allics.   Whatever the result of  C. CREED  Real Estate and Insurance Agent.  Auctioneer and Live Stock Saleman  ARMSTRONG, B. C.  Evidence of the growth of thc  movement in favor of making  th Patriotic Fund a purcry government    institution    provided  proximate increase of two mil-; w G onslaught mav  hon pounds compared wlth las h ������������������     ^  vear.     Ihe price will be about(    ',      .       ,. .l-  25 cents f.o.b. head of the Great ^oliS *vHl bee  Lakes, nnd-financing of this de-, gPPgg������������������ "- b^  partment of l,~ u"��������������������������� -1��������������������������� air' ������������������eri,ci t. noov  thc business alone  require a sum  of $2*,225,  additional  food  become   less."���������������������������  er.  gr aw  Application forms are, in all  post-offices or mav be had from  has received | Mr. "James H. Bcatty, "S. 0. S."  and the cost of labor and plant  ing and preparing will have to  be written off as a loss and will  'of course remain so even if  other crops be. planted or more  young tomato plants arc forth-  will  000  Major A. 3  .notification   from   Ottawa   that|Office,     Parliament    Buildings,  for out of taxation was afforded tjlc SCOpc of his work as Inspcc-j Vicoria, B. C. Food will help in  when ihe B; C. Methodist Con-tor of. Indian Agencies has'been winning the war  frencc.    assembled   at   Wesley extended ���������������������������.to cover all of British  thc loss remains 'Church, went on "record in favor Columbia. .   . Chief     Inspector  Ditchborn  and  Major  Megraw  now constitute this department  ���������������������������for this province. Inspector T>'  coming  By far the most serious Joss  of-- thc abolition  of  the volun  tary system  so far as  the fin  anccs. were concerned,  but re  tabling   the  present  and the voluntary services  given for its administration.   A.control,    having    been  combination   of  voluntary  and from office.    Major Megraw is  taxation  methods  found  some also  given  power  to subpoena  lies "in the fruit crop, low lying support,  while  there were not witnesses, etc., and conduct any  districts being practically wiped wanting those who declared thc investigation into Indian affairs  out of many varieties. The frost present method1-of raising funds in British Columbia,  appears to have plaved strange! was   demoralizing   the   public. !���������������������������,,,..       ,    ,        .   .  pranks,    jumping    bver    some: Incidentally.     Pr.     Albert     T. I   -Three   hundredland   twenty  piaccs and putting its full power Moore1- inveighed against raffles!acres ot land in P. C. Have al-  of .destruction into others. as a means of raising patriotic:ready been sown this year tor  Accounts  and  particulars  of funds.     \. I the production of seed for root  * i p.rnp<     In 191/ not morc than  " res were doing duty in this  connection. The satisfactory  advance noted in  a most vital  Court of Revision  PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given  (that the Court of Revision for the  , . . ,   . ,     , .     ,r .i .labovc Municiniillty will be held-in  machinery j son. who had part oi  the coast ;the Municipal  Hall, Armstrong, on  now'and northern, sections under his Saturday,   June   8th.    at   10 a.m..  retired, when   all   complaints   against   the  '���������������������������assessment, will be heprd.  All appeals, complaints, or objections must be in writing, and  delivered to the assessor at leas!  ten clear days before the first sitting of the Court of Revision.  Pated this 4th dav of May. 1918.  L. E."FARR. Clerk  We fteep a Good Supply of  ChicH F������������������a4 & Remedies  J3aby Chick in pkgs. or bulk at 7c per lb.  Chick Developer at 6c per lb.  Special for this week in Pickles  Sweet Gherkins, regular 30c per lb. for .  Sweet Mixed, reg. 30c, for   ESTAttUSBEO OV������������������* !������������������������������������������������������  Sales Motes Collected  : Farmers will save them-,  selves much delay an4  possible loss by making Sales  Notes payable at The JSank  of Montreal ��������������������������� and leaving  such notes in qur care for  Collection.  . H. CJ-AR.KP.    ..   ���������������������������  Supt- British Columbia Bran-fret.  VANCOUVER.  |������������������������������������AD  OfFICe.MONTREAL-.  mmmmf^mmmmmmmmr^mmmmmmmmmmmm  C.  p. Winter,  fHt.nt.gtr,  podwby prancfe*'  .    PRANCHE- IN OKANAGAN DISTRICT  ArmtroBf,       ���������������������������        Penticton,     - ���������������������������       Summering-  Kclevnt, ���������������������������        Priaceton,       ���������������������������       Vernon.  Um\ "floma"  JUST INSTALLED BY  branch of agriculture is  utc to thc climate"of "B.  a trib-l  C. ancl!  augui-s^\v&ll==Koi^-thc==futurc-=ot'^  thc industry which may reason-'  ,ably be expected to assume such  proportions as will not only rc-  j move   tlie    dependence   of   tliis  i Dominion   on   the  Unite! States  ���������������������������-oc and  United  Kingdom,  but will  25c enable her to enter thc compe-  ;Litivc   markets   with   her   own  TEECE & SON,  'PHONE  Bell Block.  48  Enderby  .products for sale.  Mr.  Merchant  The next time you req'ui  anything in   Commercial  Printing���������������������������  letterheads  Loose-keaf &  Standard  Billheads....  Envelopes  Circular Utters  Business Cards  Etc.,  Tell us your needs and let us give you an estimate on the  cost. We can give quick service and produce Job Printing  that satisfies, at live and let live prices.     Phone or write.  THE WALKER PRESS THE CARY PRESS  Enderby Armstrong  T have a hand slump jAilIer which  has only cleared a few acres. Most  satisfactory puller on market and  in excellent condition. Greatly reduced price. E. 0. Manchee, 123  Bay St.. Toronto.  $___������������������&  completes the equipment for turnining out the  very   best  of MMeadowhrOOK  and ������������������������������������������������������Armsiron^,,   brands ofbutter and "Arctic Velvet" icecream  WATCH US GROW  Okanagan Commoner, Subscribe New Two  a year OKANAGAN  COMMONER  THURSDAY, JUNE 6, 1918  ������������������ftartagau Commoner  In   which   is   merged   the   Armstrong  Enderby Press.  Advertiser   and  Published  everv  Thursday  at Armstrong, B.C.,  at  a year, by Walk eh . & Caky.  H. M. Wai,ki-:r, Editor & Manager.  IMPUTING FALSE MOTIVES  Advertising rates:  Transient,  40c  an  inch  first inser  each  subsequent   insertion.     Contract  ad  ioc  tion,   vertising, SI an inch per month.  We publish in our correspondence column an-,  other letter from Mr. J. H. Patten on pigs.    We'  2 | have no desire  to  give undue publicity  to  this j  sort ol* thing, nor yet restrict public discusssion,'  but Mr. Patten takes such a contemptible view in  his deductions, and his argument seems so unfair  that we feel called upon to make some explana--  tion.   Let it be known, however, that tliis is Mr.'  Patten's  last  communication in  the  Commoner  on this question.   Why?   Because Mr. Patten deliberately falsifies facts and draws on his imagin- ���������������������������  ation to make out a case against the. Commoner,'  in support of the position he has taken against,  '."'At a'meeting of the Northern ..Okanagan Far-'Mr.,Murray.    He has gone beyond all reason in  mers'   Institute  held  in   Enderbv  last  Saturday j imputing_to the Commoner-false: motives in hold-'  afternoon,   the   president,   Mr.   Wm.   Monk,   of , mg over thepublication olI his letter of two .weeks :  Grindrod,' was  appointed   delegate   to  attend   a  m- .THURSDAY, JUNE 6, 1918  FARMERS WANT TO KNOW  ago.   The letter was crowded over one week by  culture     This is lhe first convention  l6 be hcldi's an imputation thaVcan only, come out of a  under the new Institute regulations.    Heretofore.*���������������������������"1  imagination.    The  facts  are  these:     Mr.  ������������������ -      ��������������������������� Murray did not know the Patten letter was in.  our hands, or in existence, until he read it in the  Commoner.    No doubt, when  Mr. Patten drew  the annual conventiol of Farmers' Institutes was  held in Victoria, where delegates from the 140  Institutes in the province would gather.    It was. ��������������������������� .  found to be too unwcildy, and an amendment to tlown Ins cheque ior his hogs, and found the com  the act was brought in .dividing thc province into mission of one-fourth of  a cent per pound, line  nine districts.   Each of these districts are to hold Ibeen- deducted by the commissipn  man, he did  conventions and resolutions formulated at these (not then and there take the mattery wi Ir Mr.  district-conventions arc  to be  taken  to general W"������������������������������������������������������* a businessman should, but hied him  '.at the coast made up of sclf.^homc- and  ui-,.thc  seclusion   of  Ins  clo$e  conventions0 to be held =at the coast made up  only one-delegate from each of the nine district  conventions. Resolutions from each local institute are taken to the district meeting and threshed  .out there, then to thc provincial meeting. At tlie  Enderbv meeting last Saturday the farmers present took a strong stand on the Asiatic question.  The feeling of the meeting was unalterably op  Jet  worked  upon  his  imagination  to  make a  case!  against the man who bought his pigs. Then lie j  comes to the Commoner with the letter instead;  of going to Mr. Murray with his complaint, and ���������������������������  expects thc Commoner to become a party to his j  attack on the one man in thc deal who was, in  our humble .opinion, deserving of commendation  for his enterprise and public spirit.  posed To" Asia ties, and further, that it is up to the '������������������r llls cmcrprisc ana punnc spirit.    When Mr.  |JUB     ..//_!_, .t ui.-��������������������������� i..,������������������ ,i,���������������������������* ���������������������������������������������- n,..1 Murray-read the Patten letter m the Commoner  g that a real in-  he did not know  Commoner had re-  ing was "expressed that there was neither rhyme jj^ltp ���������������������������\' Pa,U?n< .^cn* the fact was nointed  ������������������ ' -Q arow aj50Ut out to hini by a friend;   So much for Mr. Patten s  Iinpcrial rea-!cusc ^'hist the Commoner.  ENGLISH AND CANADIAN PRINTS  Special purchase and a big table full of  English and Canadian Prints; light grounds  medium and navy blue; 1000 vards.  Price per yard . ......... 25c  BLUE DENIM  400    yards    of   Cadet    and   .Butcher    Blue  ������������������Denims;  very heavy durable cloth;  actual  50c values, -.       .  For, per yard   35c  WOMEN'S STRAP SLIPPERS  Black Kid Strap Shoes, low heels, wide and  comfortable; one strap; excellent for hot  weather.    All sizes;  Price, pen pair V  $2.35  MEN'S FOOTWEAR���������������������������All Sizes  New Lasts in a splendid selection of Men's  Boots; black calf, Vici kid, gun metal;  narrow, medium and Wide fittings; values  worth to -$10.00 pair; '������������������������������������������������������*,;���������������������������  Price, per Pair  ......... ...������������������. .$8.50  LADIES' SHOES���������������������������All Sizes  Black calf vamps with black cloth tops;  lace style only; medium heel; a splendid  shoe for every-day wear.  Price, per pair . .   .. ������������������3.95  BOYS' BOOTS, Sizes 1 to 5  All strong school boots  for hardest wear;  in    gun    metal,    calf    and    kid , leathers.  Price per pair ....  $3.95  HEAVY ENGLISH FLANNELETTE  SHIRTS  Large sizes only; S1.50 value;  To Clean     65c  i THE STORE FOR MEN  WHY YOU SHOULD SHOP HERE  V)  25 Doz MEN'S BLUE DENIM Overalls  Sizes 38 to 44; good wearing quality; fresh  color; $2.00 value;  To Clear at   $1.35  MEN'S COTTONADE PANTS, "superi'or  Superior quality; neat grey striped Cotton-  ade; a material that will wear; sizes 38 to  42 only;  $2.25 value;  Special   To Clear at ... .. .. .  $1.65  MEN'S KHAKI PANTS  Extra lieavv_drill. sizes  40   to  42  onlv.     82.25  value        Special     ."    $1.35  50 Doz MEN'S LINEN COLLARS  Arrow,   W.   G.   &   R.,   and   Tooke   makes;  broken sizes; regular 25c each.  To Clear, each ...... ........... 5c  MEN'S SUMMER PYJAMAS  Made   of   fine   quality   Cotton   Taffeta,   in  white,   blue   and   tan;   silk   frog   fasteners.  Per Suit $2.25  A Special in MEN'S WORK SHIRTS  95c  Extra    heavy    Flannelette;    fancy    stripes  sizes    15    and    15 \'-������������������     onlv;     value    $1.75;  Value, $1.75; to Clear ...; 95c,  MEN'S TWEED PANTS  Heavy and light weight Tweeds and imported Worsteds, in greys, browns, mixtures and dressy stripes; suitable for hard  wear and appearance, and priced away  below present values;  Per pair $3.00 to $6.50"  our British Columbia homes for    i...,^*-..**. ^^..       ,T-       ... ,  . . ���������������������������  ,, n���������������������������nft, ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������,viii������������������oi-i tr. L-nmv Wc Wl11 now explain whv the Commoner took  S������������������^eAfol towS,���������������������������e Son 1^-1: "P"* T^ ^rT^  t\^\not in ^  Whereas.the fact that the young men of our prov- ol Mr. Murray.    We have talked to a number of  ince are now being drafted to fight the battles, for Im-! farmers w ho sel   t heir hogs to Mr. Murray���������������������������men  nerial rights, nnd their places are being rapidly filled . "^ probably sell twenty hogs to one sold by Mr.  Patten���������������������������and   all  expressed,  themselves   entirely  I satisfied   with   Mr.   Murray's   method   and   cash  INCORPORATED t���������������������������tO  Mail  Order Department  H.  r Hudson's Bay (Tompntu)   HHBCRTE.BUBBm* 31MES COMWIS3I0HER  VERNON, B. C.-BRITISH COLUMBIA INTERIOR STORE  by   Asiatics,   and     '-    ,,  Whereas, Asiatics are now getting hold of land  by ,..,.. ,    ..Y,  lease and freehold, and are organizing to go into the   ?a-vmci).ts-     Therefore wc do  not  think  anv de-.^  markets against the  resident farmers of "the district,   lc��������������������������������������������� of Mr. Murray is necessary, cither by him- j  _.. _ What the Commoner is aiming!  CORRESPONDENCE  \-9  rule are down on that kind of thing.  Newspaper editors are supposed to  be and should be leaders and  moulders of public opinion and  morals as well, but when we see  the editor of a newspaper such as  the Co.MJio.vEn notconly open his  columns  but  writes editorials  con-  AVALON  LEE   MORRIS,   Prop.  Ahmsthoxg, B.  C.  Wc havc nothing to odd to what was said :edi- 'capable   of   working   out; such    a  farmer to pa v two commissions on'  toriallv m our issue of Mav 23rd.    Wc havc everv sch?mc ,as   that   comp.ained   of   in  hogs fattened on ground over bran. SATURDAY MATINEE and NIGHT  ?e able to defend That's what we are doing whether i     -    "THE  MYSTERY  SHIP"  it   was-'-lhe   ngbt .we realize it or not. Now whv can't!  Asiatics in this Province, and particularly in. Ihe Okanagan Valley, through 'acquiring land by long-term  lease and-freehold; and a.s a means of bringing about  betterr conditions, and the saving of our home communities for the boys who'have been drawn lo France  when they return from the war. bc it further"  Resolved that legislation be passed making all leases '"V /���������������������������'*;''*l_ "���������������������������'. ,IJI'  now held by Asiatics terminate not later than one year j)0,1! ^'"OCri '  after peace-is  declared, and  that  no'further sale of'      H  in9rc,,s���������������������������ai  to do.  Then   when   thc  Commonkh    comes  with  his  reserves���������������������������  and we respectfully ask the Government to state "what  these Imperial reasons are: and  further > ^fi^,^;;* ^c"^^ majority ������������������r^r^m^s   '.VV-JlcHe'r  should be able "to defend That's what we are doing whether i  Resolved, that we request immediate legislation that  '-' -'"uitt jii int hictu maionn  or om   laimcis,  ,t   ,i,,jlc   thought  it   was-lhe   right we realize " ...������������������*.  will   prevent  the   further  menace  of  our  homes  and   who <irc practicai    men and earnestly sceknig by.thing to do. ;wc have Mr. Ered Murray appointed  home    communities    by   the    present   movement, of co-operative   methods   to   better   their   condition       '���������������������������   ���������������������������"' '"   "������������������������������������������������������   -'          "           and develop-flic agricultural industry along progressive lines. But we have little use for the type  of man; farmer or anything else, who enters into  a business deal, draws down bis money, apparently satisfied, then hikes home and writes something to thc press about the othcr fellow getting  Ihe best of him. - Wc haven't any posies > in our  for men of this type,  my ground for complaint why not  lands to Asiatics be permitted, now or hereafter. ,complain before accepting the money?    If'hops   _ ..,_   _   __ ���������������������������ui   .   .can bc sold at a higher price independent ol Fred nor his solicitor as I suppose we Wtake.   Wc have all done that���������������������������Ji  Here's a fact.    Thc nightingale builds but one ^^vi not **.1 lh<\mti ���������������������������W,1,Il1If lhe us,? ^ /"^he"  slew's nHi. enough   Mv!"^ say.,the f nir������������������ Jn reffr.? l? ,hc"  noc(  :��������������������������� .. cn.,B���������������������������n     i��������������������������� .1-,;" ,-,oc7 ci10 i.,..������������������.  :I1Bi (:vf, imputing false motives to this noghbor.or that,!     'n<- !SS4UC v*'s. pi'iui-enough. Mj   editor,   though   I   wouldn't   know  nest in      season.    In this nest she kus just fnc ,        .   ���������������������������       ,.       ,         .    nolhiri������������������   7> supnort  the ?om'Vaint .wasfthat instead ot pay- him from Adam.   To show my sin-  eggs.    II. by chance,  lhe.se eggs are destroyed��������������������������� ;,���������������������������������������������������������������������������������,_,;-_ CK���������������������������;   /,'_'���������������������������  ���������������������������..���������������������������a"S   ii"r..ii,.*  Li-   "."_    ing the price lor our hogs that he ccrity I am willin  VEDNESDAY   NIGHT���������������������������The   >eat  animal picture, "Beloved Jim"  Gth  Episode  editor of I in- p. Burns' accredited agent for this  to the rescue dislrict, and let the other fellow  mostly gas and stay out. There i.s no one whom  smoke���������������������������we elt curious to know i \VOuld like as well to see take it.  why the editor should feel called Ninety per cent of the hogs in the  upon, to put jn his oar into some- summer East or West are being  Jung which (I idn t concern him in bought bv local agents, and I think  the  smallest  degree     - , c|it is the inost satisfactory wav. But'  My letter was in the hands of the I nevcr������������������knew a case before Where  editor ten (lays before pub ication. a commission was exacted at both  so,that this reply v.;as under pro-;ends. I repent what 1 said in my  cess ol incubation tor that lengtn j f���������������������������.st letter. I don't feci-a particle  oftime but the result is not veryior resentment, towards Fred Mur-  crwlitable   to   either   ?,,.r.   Muriiiy ; rav.     I believe that he bas made a  DOMINION    DAY���������������������������July    1st���������������������������Con-;  tinuous    moving    picture " sh'ow;  from   1   p.m. to 9. p. m.      Grand'  ���������������������������    ball at 10 o'clock' *    7  COMING���������������������������Monday,     June     27th���������������������������  CHARLIE CHAPLIN in  "1  A.M."  SECRET SOCIETIES  then  the miracle���������������������������through Desire she re-creates  anew, laying five more  joys of motherhood.  and completes the  imputation  bul the random  thoughts of  vcrlcd mentality?  ig to assist in get-  AUTOCRATIC    ARROGANCE  a  per-, quoted, Mr. Murray kept back part ting names to a requisition to P. 13,  :of the  money which  T claimed   nc.t Co. to have Mr. Murray appointed  Mr. Murray's method of doing business is the 'V!d no ,eg?! n<JL* moral right to do.  .,s suggested.    There isn't a man in  simplest and most straightforward of any.    As JJcJ0.^^^^ who   Ttp^i^  l������������������  wc understand it. hc pays thc Calgary price for editor of the local  paper to make'   g  paper  bad   situation.  ��������������������������� Saturday Night, of Toronto, usually so sane  and interesting on all public questions, seems lo  havc an autocratic-boil on ils neck when il comes  to discussing the rights of labor.   Speaking of the  hogs and deducts one-quarter of a cent per pound t,ie  best  of a  lo cover* cos Is in gathering up thc hogs and shin- editor commences with a bombard-{  i>in������������������r   Ihem   in   rirlrvid   Int*      Tho   lV������������������������������������   ci,;m���������������������������-,^* ment of smoke balls to becloud the; ���������������������������  t      ioi      c.iiiocui  lots,     lhc  last shipment, issuc   makes .,  furioils anci indis- T.p ADV    rADAPT?  hrought  19i/o  cents per pound, and he paid  the .criminate attack upon the farmers,   L&Afl%      *UAfCAvri}  farmers 19>/|  cents.    Mr. Patten's statement that charges   them   with   blocking   the n  r   ^EARy   |������������������ropriecr  B. SPEERS  V  A.F.&A.M*  Enderby Lodjre No. 40  Rcirular meetingrn first  Thursday on or after th#-  lu\l moon at 8 p. m. in Masonic Hall. Visitin*  brethren cordially invit������������������5  C.  H- BEEVES  Secretary  ENPERRY   1-ODGP  No. 35. K. of p.  Meets every  Monday evening  in Masonic Hall.    Visitors cordially invited to attend.  CHAS. HAWINS. C. C.  H. M. WAXKEB. K. R. S  R. J. COLTART. M.F.  ippr  covering  siriKcrs   unc.er  tne  statutes  covering  idle- S^ii^Tn^m"'1 ?" w,11,lrhc canno!11sniok? or SS'^'Yo ^%ie^eli^dPbvPsu'h'crn!  Th  proper  medicine, for  the conspirators   ^i;,!" "^   ,V\      fx T' rar"lcS wl������������������conlinuc S;i^ni������������������n5u.c,cccncd b> suJl cLlp  lave lieaded the. movemenl is the bullet."        !������������������    A" ,- L A             scl1  {VC���������������������������   l?  ^f1"'  ^^"^y ol* Wc  have  no   disposition   to  bc-  U /V 111   it t\ t ^ fl         l\   I   L* r\.              t\    1            til���������������������������V          1-^   II   >>Ir   n������������������          B^__.^^                I    ���������������������������        _           II                                            11* 1   ���������������������������   1    t    1                                                                                                 *                                       il                  ���������������������������            ���������������������������������������������                        V������������������  male  strikers   under  the  statutes  ness  who 1  It looks a.s if we have, some real little.-Kaiser  Bills in this democracy-of. ours. If our memory  serves us rightly and Ihe'rcporls were true, the  medicine suggested by Saturday Night is exactly  what the strikers of Germany got some weeks  ago. and Saturday Night and lhe press generally;  featured it as another: demonstration of brutal i  Kaiserism. It was only a short lime ago when1  lhat hard-headed, far-seeing leader of men. Chas.  ��������������������������������������������� M. ochwab asserted that "wc arc at thc thresh  hold of a new era," and "the���������������������������man who"-labors  with his hands, who doe-  is tlie one who is going lo  of the world."  In the face of a broad statement such as this  from  a  man of Mr. Schwab's calibre,  the "pin-  headed  utterance of Saturday Night is a joke.  England did not give her strikers the bullet when  they demanded a greater share of war's excess  profits.    Nor will Canada.    Maik this: Whether  our moneyed men like it or not tlie laboringman  of Canada is going to demand���������������������������and get���������������������������what is  coming to them.   There may be hot-heads in the  ranjes of labor���������������������������just as there arc in the ranks of  the press, for example, but  the. great majority  of laboring men are solid, intelligent thinkers,���������������������������  quite as much so as the men of money who pro-  some to lord over them.   And these laboring men  are not going to take advice from anyone suggesting  the  bullet  as   tlie  proper  medicine  for  their complaint.    It is just such rabid utterances  as  this  from  Saturday Night  that bring about  bloodshed and resultant horrors.  Repairs to all makes ofears.    Pnone 22  ARMSTRONG, BC.  PROFESSIONAL  A ,C. SKALING, B. A.   Barrister-f Solicitor-?  Notary Public.  INSURANCE  Fri.i Blk. Enderby, B.C.  someone else, al the market price less thc selling lillle any services that Mr. Murray  cc:st and feel that thc\r are makin" bi^ monev nia>' have rendered to the farm-  If lhcy are nol satisfied with the price thev won't'?,1'? ������������������J. "jMistnct, but let me say  coll      Vnnv fv,,., ~r ii,.       -ii  i /���������������������������  ���������������������������        '"V  this,  that there  are  as  manv hogs!"  sell.    Ven   few o    them will be so unfair as  to produced here today and will be a  ^  accept the price, take the money, then turn and year from now if Mr. Murray wasn't I ^  pi������������������S. *'n    existence.    No    one    will    clis-1 '*'  ** '' putcViisy right yto.Tpayment i for  all  hc   does,   but   we   do   dispute   his  fc *fr *f* ^ *^ *%> > f* #��������������������������� *������������������������������������������������������?������������������*s  c2*  *F  'knock"  the man who buys and ships the ni<?s. :������������������n    existence.    No    one   will'-'   dis-!"^  'I THINK SO'  'the-nnn  wlio l-.hni^ ,,,,uc" speculative stun cablecMrom London cam- 1**    ,1", |������������������  nol Xse^  p^trt"l?funn������������������������������������? f ^f nOT-?h6uW be^eminded of the ^ce'ri^  elongate the affaA'te^^11^ i If-'a UT i^, stor>' runs,,Sf taking  having grown to full size, should be made ex-,"#ht t0 in  atcment such as this ^^l J*1"?* partintf *r?��������������������������� ^telling game, they     " n^������������������ >  Don't be a spasmodic advertiser.    It's constant  dripping of water that wears the stone away.  right to take it out of the farmer  If   P.   Burns   Co.   appreciated   Mr.  Those war correspondents responsible  for so Murray's services one half so high-  much speculative stuff cabled from London cam-!,y i\s (Iocs the editor, they would  -        - * 'see that he was well paid, and not  the humiliating position  money   that  he  has   no  order to get his pay.  empt by his parents from catching game, thev L Zt ^V11 be notic?d that the editor  cmhirincr his mw fnr. Ul,-.-. mAnn.,Ci-:i^ -������������������ 1:��������������������������� J doesn't say any where in his article  Wm h^itniPn* ii ^meanwhile teachjjjij.'.or bill  of defence that Mr.  Mur  ium by lectures the theory of hunting so he would ray's actions are right. He fights  later be better prepared to catch, game for himself shy of that, but raises a great hue  wouldn't there be a grave risk that this protected a"d cr>' a.Bainst the farmer for sins  lion would fall niv.v ������������������n nn������������������������������������L������������������ ^f v.;- i: i u ������������������f omimssion and commisssion  h^J h^Jhllli%yu a ?tll^.?f-to kind who (which douWess the farmer will  had been educated by doing things; instead of duly appreciate) and concludes  merely talking about them? I tliink so, or notJw>th -bis: "Anyhody that will kick  as the case may be. Although, of couise, I mav'be:a! ������������������. garter of a cent a pwincl on  mistaken" ��������������������������� P'* bnnging 19% cents on the hoof  is mighty hard up for something to  kick about."  Now that's just where the trouble  starts. If Mr. Murray had attempted  to take say 2 cents a lb. as his commission, the -whole community  would have been down on him,  but why not? If it's right to take  a quarter of a cent it's just as right  to take one or two cents. The fact  is that we have so much of that  I kind of thing our moral perception  +  POMINION PAY CELEBRATION  Why does British Columbia have to eat Alberta beef for six months of the vear?  Why is 90 per cent of British Columbia's ham  and bacon unported from Alberta, Toronto and  Seattle?  Why is British Columbia's lamb and mutton  almost all imported from the United Staes?  Why is most of British Columbia's supply of ��������������������������� _..._.���������������������������_..  turkeys,   geese,   ducks   and   chickens   imported: has become so blunted that we faii  from the United States, the prairies and Ontario? to ,notl?? -j1 or on,y ^ith a shrug,  Why does  British  Columbia send $3,000 r<~ :Hn!is-s-_,t-I_aPP?.ns to..b.? s������������������meth.ng  day to Alberta for butter and eggs?  i +  if  SPPNP POMINION PAY  WJTW YOU* FWSNPS  JN ARMSTRONG. PIG  PROGRAM OF SPORTS  ANP ATTRACTIONS  ARE BE ING AR Ft ANGPP  t  ���������������������������I-  * JULY FIRST AT ARMSTRONG  t  or graft.   Happily newspapers as a   ������������������f������������������ ������������������������������������������������������ 4������������������ 4������������������ ��������������������������� 41 4������������������ *������������������ ��������������������������� 4* + 4������������������i4������������������ 41 4������������������ 4������������������ 4* 4������������������ 4* 4������������������ 41 *������������������" 41 4* THURSDAY, JUNE 6, 1918  OKANAGAN   COMMONER  Armstrong District  News in Tabloids  Mrs. E. McPherson of Ender-  , by visited  Armstrong  relatives  on Tuesday:  Service will be held in St.  James' Church next Sunday  morning at 11 o'clock.  Miss M. Tooley is visiting  friends at Vernon for a few  weeks, leaving Armstrong on  Saturday.  Mr. and Mrs. H. Mead returned on Tuesday from a two-  weeks visit .with relatives at  Mansfield, Wash.  D. P. F. Collis and T. Phillips  left������������������last   Sunday   for   Salmon  Arm on tlieir way to join the  I, Royal Air Force  It's   tlie   steady   trade   that  counts   with   a   store���������������������������it's   the  Mr. H. L.   Poynter,   manager  of the local branch of the Bank  steady   advertising   that   brings of   Hamilton,   motored   to   Sal-  tlie steady trade. J mon  Arm   last   Wednesday   to  Messrs.   W.   G.   Weatherstoii1 meet  Mrs.  Poynter on  her re-  and H. W. McMartin, inspectors turn from Vancouver  ARMSTRONG RED CROSS  for the Bank of Hamilton, were  in Armstrong last Wednesday  to inspect the local branch.  Mr. R. J. Fletcher "made a  trip to Grand Forks the past  week, going by the Crows Nest  and coming back by motor car.  He reports the road very good  with here and there a bad spot-  The regular monthly meeting  of the W. C. T. U. will be held  On Friday, June 14th, at 3 p.m.  in the Hall of the Methodist  Church, and the Mothers' Circle will meet at 3.30 after the  W. C. T. U. meeting.  The officers of the W. C..T. U.  elected for 1918 are: President,  Mrs. E. T. Petar received a  telegram on Tuesday from Sgt.  T. S. Wilson, stating that he  had arrived in Halifax on June  3rd.    Sgt. Wilson was wounded  Wednesday, May 29th, the  regular monthly business meeting and tea was held in the Red  Cross rooms. Mrs. King, president, presided.  A communication Avas received from J. M. Wright, Esq.,  with a cheque enclosed for  $428.75, this being the legacy of  last October and has been laidj the late Major Wolfenden to* the  Armstrong Red Cross. This  was most gratefully received by  the societ}', coming as it did at  a very opportune time.  After considerable discussion  it was decided that the Red  Cross unite with' the $ Soldiers'  Home Comfort Club on July 1,  and serve lunch afternoon and  evening in the vacant store recently occupied by F. L. Sim-  irigton. Mrs. Brett, Mrs. Buckley and Mrs. Empey were appointed a committee to meet  with" one from the S. H. C Club  r    .      .-     ^ -.���������������������������     .,. . f Mrs. T. Thomas; treasurer, Mrs. growers should make a special to make  all  arrangements  for  ^Contractor Ferguson in forms .Empey, ! effort to hear Mr. Wilson. rcfrehments, helpers, etc.  us that lie has plenty of work i    The   Domestic   Science   and It was decided that $50 of the  but says he finds it hard to get Manual Training class will give]    Mr. R. J. Fletcher, proprietor iegacy . just    receiveti   be   forme right kind ot help. Ian exhibition of their work in' of   the   Okanagan   Garage,   re-! warded to the Prisoners of War  Mrs. O. McPherson motored the City Hall, Friday afternoon, ports the sale of two Chevrolet Fund,   in   memory   of   Major  over to Salmon Arm last Thurs- June 14th, from 2.30 to 7.   Tea cars the past week, the buyers; Wolf enden.  day to meet Mrs.  G. Gemmilliwill be served in the domestic being Mr-A. Reeves of Enderby  up ever since. Armstrong peo  pie will be pleased to welcome  him home, as another of our  boys who has given his best for  the Empire in her hour of need.  Capt. J. D. Wilson, of Forres,  Sask., a big sheep rancher," and  vice-president of the Canadian  Co-operative Wool Growers, is  to be at Armstrong, June 11th,  and will give a lecture on tlie  THE BIG OFFENSIVE!  Notwithstanding the big attacks on our stocks tlie line is  unbroken; the reserves have been brought into play  and we can still show a big range of staple,  fancy dry goods, and boots and shoes  of every description at prices  that mean big savings.  EVERYTHING TO BE SOLD AS QUICKLY AS POSSIBLE,  MUNROS ARE GOING OUT OF BUSINESS.  and daughter who will visit her |science room.    Parents and the  for a while. [public generally are invited to  Charlie Chaplin will be seen'attend!  in his  greatest  comedy  at  thc j    Your customers are shopping  ;Avalon Theatie, Armstrong, on every week.    Aren't you losing,has so far been able to fill his  Monday, June 24th.    Children's many of them during the weeks orders  and  can  still  deliver a  'matinee at 4 p.m. lyou do not advertise? I few more of this model.  and.Mr. G. G. Rieswig of Arm  strong.       Although    there     is  some difficulty in obtaining this  very popular car, Mr." Fletcher  .Mrs. W. Smith and Mrs. F.  Murray were the hostesses at  the tea.  Wednesday, June -12th, will  bc packing day. AlTthosc who  have finished articles please  have them in.  A large assortment of fine  shirts with stiff cuff  These are excellent values, all  sizes 14 to \Ol $|.|Q, $135  an4 $105  j A goocj   quality   sfcirtt   fine  frlacK stripe, French Cuff,  all sizes to |0., $J.QO  Mnen Collars |Oc, 6 for 50c  \  A. O. RENAULT* Co  Armstrong, B, Cm  ���������������������������\m\  Women's Colored Dresses  In Ginghams, Percales and Linens  at less than the price of the  cloth today; prices. .-$1.25; 81.45  to    .$2.95  each  FALL   UNDERWEAR  Our entire stock of Fall Under-  ���������������������������wear for Children, Misses, and  Ladies, is to be cleared at  slaughter prices. Buy now and  save money.  LA DINA & I). & A. CORSETS  Evcilybody knows No. 4000, the  famous spiral bone corset, sold  by  all  leading stores  for S5.00;  ^ Our clearing price   $2.95  Our No. 260 I). & A: Corset, a  splendid summer weight, to  clear at    $1.45  Extra light-weight- summer corset,  No. 188 DS& A., closing out at 90c  Sheeting and Pillow Cotton  72-in White plain sheeting. .45c yd  80-in heavy While Sheeting, 55c yd  44-in Circular Pillow Cotton, closing out prices  . .. .40c ���������������������������& 35c yd  Bleached Striped Huckaback, 18-in  wide;  our price 20c yd-  25-in Linen Huckaback, fancy design; to clear   ....60c & 50c yd  70-in Linen Table Damask, now  selling for   ............  85c yd  All our Table Damasks marked at  going-out-of-business   prices.  _ CASHMERE   HOSE  Lay in a stock of Cashmere Hose  now while you can buy at the  right prices:  Fine-weight Cashmere at 50c pr  Medium weight, Cashmere,45c pr  Splendid value pure wool, ..75c  Dr. Jaeger's fine pure wool..95c  MIDDIES and SKIRTS  Children's Middy Waists, in plain  white and colored trimmings;  clearing price       85c  Ladies' Middy Waists, with and  without belts; fancy trimmings  and plain; to clear' $1.25  All our entire stock of wash skirts  to clear at cut  prices.  MIDDY CLOTH. PIQUE. Etc.  42-in White Middy' Cloth; exceptional  value    40c yd  38-in Indian Head correct weight  for summer wash skirts . .35c yd  36-in Pique, heavy weight, for  Ladies'   wear    45c   yd  34-in Pique", just the thing for children's wear; our clearing price  ���������������������������      40c   yd  All our Jap Crepes in plain and  stripes; to be cleared at ..29c yd  Seer Sucker Crepe for underwear,  in white, pink, and blue, 221/_c yd"  42-in Cotton Voiles in colors' only;  worth today 50c a yard; to clear  at   : -.    29c  We still have some Ginghams left,  selling out at     15c yd  A. Munro & Co.  Armstrong, B. C.  News Boiled Down  ot Enderby district  Mrs. Tomkins and son returned from Eastern Canada bit  Wednesday morning where they  spent the past Tew months.  Thc   regular    monthly  business  meeting of !thc Enderby.  Red Cross will be held on Tues-,  day, June lltlvat^ p.m. in St.  George's Parish" Hall.  The members of the Enderby  Isn't there news in your store  every week?,.Isn't, there something to advertise?  Stewart Glen  came in from ^  ^  the coast on Tuesday, he having Red Cross Society wish to thank  been exempted for one month, all who helped  to  make their  When but for a motor drive refreshment booth on the Recoil Sunday slop over at theKing rcation Ground .on'" May 24tli  Edward Hotel, Enderby, and such a success. The total pro-  try those chicken dinners. jcecds   were    $83.35;. expenses  Thos. Hughes returned from $17. leaving a net balance of  Alberta this week, glad to Set $60.35. ,  home. Not that he loves Al-I Word was received this wec|c  bcrjta Jess hut the Okanagan.that Flight-Lieut. Jas- Glen bas  more. j been   promoted  to  Flight-Cap-  In the report published last tain. It was his flying squadron  week hy the Ehderhy Trench ?which rccentlv sunk the great  Comfort Club the name of Mr.'German airman, Rvthovon,w|ia  Harvey appeared as a donor. It had 70 allied machines to \iia  should have read Mr- Hartry.    | credit,   and    Capt."   Glen   feeJsP  Mr. C. E- Strickland returned justly proud of the distinction  And so are we all proud of "Jim*  Mi'- Graham Rosoman is officially notified that hc has heen  appointed to take charge of the  registration of all citizens of  Endcby on June 22nd. Hs ia  notified  to appoint six deputy  from Alperta points this week,  glad enough to get hack to the  Okanagan ancl hetter . pleascd.  than ever with the home community.  Mrs. Speers   wishes   to  acknowledge a donation this week  of $L50 from Mrs. Mackay, of registrars and four assislanfs to  Pidsbury, Alta., to thc Trench "each    registrar,���������������������������thirlv   in   a||.  Comfort   Club.     Mrs.   Mackay,These will have thc job in hand  _"ls9. .sgidg-.hg^ggpd wishes to from _7_,a.m.JoJ0_ p.m., and-the-  all. services of all arc to be given  Tax notices were issued from without remuneration as a pat-  thc.City Hall, sharp on time, on riotic duty. The job must be  Friday Jast. Payment by June .finished in one day.  30th will entitle property own-j A wire came in on Wcdnes-  ers to the greatly increased re--day from Mrs. Walter Lam-  bate provided for by thc recent bcrt. Reamsvillc. Ont., stating:  amendment to the Municipal that her husband, Flight-Lieut  Act. Walter Lambert, had been ser-  Mr. A. R. Rogers, owner or iously injured in a crash of his  the Okanagan Saw Mills, spent*flying machine at the (raining  the past few days in Enderby school. Flight-Lieut. LambcrJ  looking over his Jnisiness in- returned to Canada this spring  terests   here.    Mr-   Rogers   re- from   England   wherc   lie  hacf  been in active flying operations  for several months. He was sen!  home as instructor and was in  charge of a squad of new men  y  ports  the crop outlook  in  the  Northwest very favorable.  W. J. Woods returned to Enderby on Monday, having finished   seeding   on   his   Alherta when the accident look place  wheat ranch. Mr. Woods says        ::   "* *-   * * ���������������������������  there is an unlimited amount  of wheat in that section but it  cannot he sold owing to government regulations. Thos- Woods,  whose ranch is near that of his  brother, has signed, up for overseas and Mr. Woods expects to  have to look after both ranches'  this season. j  Mr. Chas. W. Little, of Mara, <.  resigned   the   secretaryship   of  the Northern  Okanagan Farm- j  ere' Institute last Saturday, and j  Mr. J. Monk, of Grindrod, has  been appointed to the position.  Mr. Monk   has   becn   handling  the Institute's powder magazine  business at Grindrod some time  and the combining of the office  of secretary with his olher Institute work will make it very  convenient for the members.  fHrtliday Presents  For tb������������������ B������������������f>y, Bwj, GH  F������������������tl>������������������r, Mother or frit ml*  Our selection is   varied  6o that your wants  are complete.  Subscription  taken  for  all newspapers at  publishers' rate.  B..T. ABBOTT  Drugs. Stationery and  Tobaoco.  ARMSTRONG, B. C. OKANAGAN   COMMONER  THURSDAY, JUNE ������������������.    1918  Making New Men  Out of War Veterans  Not the least of lhe problems | able to write a better penman-  concerned with ai*ter-the-war ship than many a man with a  conditions will he lhc rehabila- perfect hand.  ���������������������������ion of returned soldiers.    The  question is of such proportions  and magnitude that we. have almost ceased asking "What will  Finding Occupations  Among those who have come  look  of sympathy in  the past,  we can give doubly, and thus, in |  a degree, redeem the past. And  Learning and Age  Men of thought have always  we hest redeem the past by for- been distinguished for their age,  getting it and  losing  ourselves ������������������^----.i ->   t ������������������������������������������������������i ������������������  o_  m useful work.  It is a great privilege to live  ���������������������������The Philistine.  PROTECTION OF FORESTS  Rangers Appeal to Public to  Keep Vigilant Lookout for  Small Conflagrations  we do wilh the returned sol- back there arc thousands who,  dier?" and instead we are ask- while they are anxous to return  in������������������ "What will tlie icturned sol- to society, arc disabled to such  dier do with us?'* I an extent as to [irevent their fol-  As far as possible we should lowing   their ��������������������������� previous   occupa-  ^  take it Tor-gran ted'that the men j lions. The problem winch is up- of Canada this year,  desire to return as fast as pos- permost,  then, is  to find some ally  every *case  the  sible to  civilian life and again occupation  in  which   they  can  pursue the. ordinary walks of so- earn   a   living  as   competently-  detv.     While   justlv   pro'ucL of trained men.   This is the'work  having     failhfullv     performed oi" thc vocational department.  dulv and "done their bit'j     It was the number ot.splcn  Several  forest fires  have  already occurred in various parts  In practic-  cause was  traced to human hands���������������������������a neglected canipfire, a tossed-away  cigarette, or similar act that at  tionary. While I realize that the  the .moment  appeared   trilling.  desire to imposeIdidlv  equipped  workshops, and Settlers, anxious  to  burn  theii  ..    -      . .       .. .:���������������������������  ������������������������������������������������������.i "jjij^i!''  in   the hottest  weather  their  there is  Utile ..v.^.~  ~ ������������������.., ���������������������������-      ,    ..   , -  unon socitev [ the variety of   occupations ami    _ .  Together with olher ministers  trades   taught   which  proved  a without    obeying    government  of the citv it was my privilege source  ol*  surprise  to  most  ol  regulations arc a proliiic cause  recently to accept the invitation the  clergy.     I  understand   that.of forest fire every year.         of licut-Col.  E.  W.  Cooke  to  there   is   hardly  an   occupation!    The rangers of this province sclioolboy.  visit  the Convalescent Hospital for which a man cannot bc fitted are asking  the co-operation  ol   Boisv wa,  and  Vocational  Shops  at  Tux- if he has desire and capacity for  edo Park and to come therebv it; from- the milking ol  a cow  into close contact with the work to  thc  preaching oi  a  sermon,    of the Invalided Soldiers' Com- the  mending of  a  sole  or  the matter   of    decent    patriotism  mission and view at first hand singing of a solo.  1 do not pretend to give a  complete list. Let mc recall,  however, some of thc shops visited.  First,there arc those connected with the machine and metal  working trades���������������������������automobile en  says "���������������������������Chambers' Journal." So  phocles, Colon, Pindar, Anacre-  on and Xenophon were octogenarians. Kant, Buffon, Fontcn-  elie, Goethe and Newton were  over 80. Michaelangelo and  Titian were 89 and 99 respective^. Harvey, the discoverer of  the circulation of tlie blood,  lived to be 80. Many men have  done excellent work after they  have passed 80 years. Landor  wrote his "Imaginary Conversations" when 85; Isaak Walton  weilded a ready pen at 90.  Hahnemann married at 80 and  was still working at 91. Michaelangelo was still painting his  giant canvas*at 89, and Titian at  90 worked with the vigor of his  early years. Fbntcnelle was as  light-hearted at 98 as at 40, and  Newton at 83 worked as hard as  hc did in middle life. Cornargo  was in far better health at 95  than at 30 and as happy as a  At Hanover Dr. Du  d are asking  the co-operation  ol Bol      was stUl practising as a  ���������������������������r;every  man,   woman" and  child phvsician   in   1897?   going   his  *" this year so as to keep the torcst (,aj,v rountis al the age of 103.  i, losses down to a minimum as a wni'iam   Revnolds  Salmon.   M.  Special efforts are being made  to provide fire fighting equipment but the main task is to  prevent fires from starting. This  is a comparatively simple mat-  cvery camper puts out his  en- guishes his cigarette and matcn En������������������l'������������������nd    and   the  and before tossing away, every set- ^a%on in the worlcK  nng tier   guards   his   clearing   lire. .  some of the problems connected  with thc returned soldier. Since  then, [ have becn going closely  ���������������������������HUd .carefully .inlo tbe whole  problem. The effect upon my  mind has bcen almost revolu-J  questions   connected   with   de . ���������������������������  mobilization    and   rehabilation Iguiccrmg     farm    tractor ���������������������������,_.;������������������������������������������������������  are tremendous in their inagni-.farm machinery, blacksmithing tier   guards   his   clear na  tudo   I h-ivo come to feel fliat'general    machine    and    metal When a bush fire is seen, instant  ihef -ic not Sable      f   he j S'ork.    oxo-acctylenc    welding, word should be sent to the ncar-  enera 1 public Smnnifc^ etc.   Jh Oicfc of these trades arc est   ranger,   railroad   agent   or  same interest and co-operation'expert instructors and splendid-1 municipal officer,  as thc Commission reveals forc-;ly equipped shops,  sight; if with good will.it shares! Second, there are those cph-  tlie anxictv of the men to refit'net-'ted with thc .Wbod-woridrtg  themselves for society, thc prob-'and building trades���������������������������carpentry,  lems arc already on their wav building construction, cabinet  to solution. " "   making, wood turning, etc.  Then there arc classes dealing  William Reynolds Salmon, M.  R. ������������������C. S., of Cambridge, Glamorganshire, died on March 11th,  1897, at the age of 106. At that  time hc was thc oldest known  individual of indisputable authenticated age, thc oldest physician, thc oldest member of the  ter if  canipfire,   every  smoker  extin- Royal' College"of  Surgeons,  of j  guishes his_cigarctte and match Enalan(L   and   lhe   oldest  Free  The Universal Law  Re-Education  wilh tho designing and theoret  ical end of various trades���������������������������machine drawing, architectural  drawing, draughting, building  costs, ctc.^  There were also othcr trades  How to Prolong Life  and  cul-  Modcration in eating, drinking, and physical indulgence.  Pure air out of the house and  within.  Thc keeping of every organ  of the body as far as possible in  constant working order.  Regular exercise ih all kinds  weather;    supplemented  The work on thc whole falls  into two main groups, medical  and vocational.   Included in thc  first of these groups is thc Avork,        of re-education.    It consists in'���������������������������printing, shoemaking and re-jmany  tbe main in  thc restoration  of, pairing,  sign-writing,   electrical nierils:  function lo iniurcd muscles and engineering, plumbing, etc.    In climbing tours _.:_:���������������������������-���������������������������  limbs;   and   where   it  has   been ' fact mv memory fails to recall |     Going to bed early and i������������������ing  found necessary to furnish arti- all   tiie  various' trades  actually carlv and restricting the hours  Transplant a wild rose  it mav be cultivated and  lured into a thing of beauty and  remain so as long as it is in association with the higher expression of mentality. But return  {it to thc depths of the woods and  il will soon degenerate to its natural wild state. Thc same-is true  of man, as per example of the  dusky cannibal thc church  brought from thc depths of Africa and gave thc highest form  of education possible, and then  The Joy of Motoring  LET the Ford car introduce you to the beauties  ��������������������������� of'Nature and the outside world.    Let it  d take you into the country, or along the  lakes where the air is fresh and sweet.  A Ford car will open up new fields of pleasant  possibilities for you and your family and at the  same time serve you faithfully in business.  No doubt you have felt the need of a car���������������������������  your wife has often said, "I wish we had a car," ���������������������������  so why not buy one now ? There ia no other car  that gives such good value for the money invested as a Ford. This is why the Ford car is  so popular everywhere.  The Ford is powerful, easy to drive, economical, enduring.   It is the car you need.  Runabout  Touring  ������������������  Coupe  Sedan  ���������������������������  Chassis  THE UNIVERSAL CAR      One-ton Truck $750  F. O. B. FORD, ONT.  GEO. A. RANDS,     Dealer,   Enderby,    B.C.  D. C. LEARY, Dealer, Armstrong, B.C.  Are you going" to do any  Building or Repairing  This Season ?  o  THE FOLLOWING ARE GOOD VALUES:  ficial limbs, in the education of  the patient in lhcir use.  Thc "equipment in thc Tuxedo  Hospital is simply marvellous  Hospital is simply marvellous.  First there arc the great cheerful hospital wards��������������������������� a model of  cheerful lighting and cleanliness. Next there are the various  operating rooms for the treatment .of functional and muscular disorders. The results that  havc been achieved are wonderful. 1 need give but two examples. For instance, here is a man  who has lost his left arm  and  aught.  .  In addition  to these there are  other-courses of education, such cording to individual-conditions,  as general education, civil scr- cold or-warm, or warm lol-  vice. shorthand and typewriting.  bookkeeping -and  accountancy  telegraphy and all that pcnlains  to general ollice life. ^  Then last, but not least, was  lhat connected with outdoor life  ���������������������������from horticulture to agriculture, from chicken raising to  cattle breeding.  Here was onc of the best  equipped trade schools in thc  Dominion of Canada.   -In every  and mental oc-  .....W liUU J.W.*.. ...... . V. I    C Llllll tUH.1    .   -.^ ^ ...... ..w. . ~- .  --- - -,  three'inches out of thc forearm room  an  atmosphere of chcci  _    _     _ .        _ - _- ���������������������������.*���������������������������<*. *���������������������������!��������������������������� rill  of his ricdii jt-"1   tho ������������������*���������������������������>'"-"j^c *���������������������������"���������������������������_  ing controlled by .a steel splint.  One    would   conclude    that   in.  would bc absolutely useless  so. however.    Due lo careful reeducation   he  is   today  earning  his living as an expert draughtsman and I have been  hc    can    successfully  with anv man who has the I'il.  use of his two arms and hands.  ...Or _n_ga' n._ hcrcjs a ..ma n __\v_i Ih. an  artificial hand.., ]l seems almost  uncannv   lo   see   him   handle  a  pen.    Yel  with  this hand  hc is  lowed by  Regular  cu pa tion.  Cultivation of."placidity, hopefulness and cheerfulness of  mind.  Employment of the great  power of the mind in controlling passions and nervous fear.  Strengthening thc will in carrying out whatever' is useful,  aiid in checking the craving for  stimulants, anodynes aud other  injurious agencies.���������������������������Sir Hcr-  .,an  lillvu u       ^ llt lllwl   m'ann Weber, M P.. F. R. C. P..  . the. eagerness wilh which'before thc Royal College oi Phy-  Nol'most of thcin seek to relit Lhem-isicnins oi  London.  selves for socicly and self-sup  port is simply inspiring  to show that the returned  told lhat!will nol be an army of loafers  compete'but self-respecting and self-sup-  "ic full  porting citizens.  One of thc most interesting  _f_a_cjs_js__tha_I_inosl ol'_the insjriw>  tors   arc   returned   men.     This  oi    weather;    s W c" c^ed   in rctuniC(1 hhl/lo hLs own pcoplc  cases bv brcm      A Jmcrse- God   of   lhc  and   by   walking    and  chur(?h        Th_     work,     knows  thc sequel. It is but proof  of thc law of association, demonstrating that but  onc law exists for the natural  government of all materialized  life, whether vegetable or animal. But it more forcibly demonstrates  the power "of. men-  of sleep  Daily  lo six or seven hours,  baths or ablutions  ac-  cold.  work  'ful industry prevailed. The men  apparently lake a pride in their  work.  of them seek to rcii  for society and si  11 goes  men  The Measure of Success  SELL YOUR  goes lo create a spirit of comradeship throughout the inslilulion. for it makes a college for  returned men conducted by returned men. We visited the artificial limb factory. Here were  returned men making legs and  arms for those who had suffered  willi Ihem on fields of bailie.���������������������������  Dr.   Horace  Weslwood in Win-  ipeg Tribune.  Living  in the "Now"  fOR CASH  Communicate with  J, V/Sauder Co.  VERNON, B. C.  E. O. WOOD, B. C. L. S.  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If you have made  mistakes in thc past, reparation  lies not iii regrets, but in thankfulness that vou now know better.  It is true that wc arc punished  by our sins and not i'or them; it  is" also true lhat we are blessed  and benefited by our sins. Wc,  having tasted the bitterness of  error, "can avoid it. If wc have,  withheld the kind word and the!A. Veteran.  In a recent magazine story of  a Yale-Harvard boat race, the  caplain cf thc Harvard crew is  deposed a  few days before the  -contest���������������������������-been use=of-=eondi tions-  over which hc had no control.  In a conversation wilh his  mother over thc affair she utters these words: "You havc  tried  your best;  you rowed  as  iwcll as you knew how. and the  crew was everything lo you, as  it  ought to be".    But some day  i you will have larger troubles.  l\nd Lhcy. loo, shall pass away,  and more, and more you will return to tiie simple gospel which  I have tried lo teach vou���������������������������lhal  there, is onlv one standard bv  which lo judec success or failure. Is lhe thing worth while.  and. have you done your best in  the best way to gain il?"  Such a standard is worthy of.  all acceptation.' Judged by this  criterion how many successes  would be counted as failures,  and failures stand forth as successes!  Holding to Ideals  llie sacrifice and idealism .of  all good soldiers should not end  wilii their return to their homes  and hearths, but should be carried on into tlie paths of peace.  They should become a model of  public spirit and high-hearted  endeavor for the rest of the  community to follow. Let them  adopt this role and all demands  for help and co-operation which  are within the bounds of possibility will never fail to meet  'with ready response.���������������������������G. W. V.  Cull   Boards      No. 2 Dimension,  2x1  and  2x6  Green  Blocks   .'   Dry .Blocks     Planing Mill Wood  .  10.00 piir thousand  15.00 per thousand  ..   $2.00 per load  ��������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������$ ___i*DU  ��������������������������� * ��������������������������� ���������������������������       a������������������_������������������0  talitv over natural order.  OKANAGAN SAW MILLS,. Ltd. Endetty  OKANAGAN    HOTEL  8  "A fine line  oi*  Soft  Prinks  Always on Hand  When you want a pleasant, cool  ing,  refreshing drink in  thc warm !  summer   evenings,   come   to   Arm- J  strong's leading hotel.  More Profit to tho  t  Putterni^or  The Pominion law against the selling of  butter without "the words "Pairy Butter" or  "Creamery "putter"���������������������������as the case may be���������������������������printed  on the butter wrap, is a blessing in disguise to the  average farmer. * Jn the first place, if his butter  wrappers arc neatly printed with Ins name and  the brand of the butter on the label, Uic storekeeper can readilv sell thc butter at 5c a pound  morc than hc can get for butter wrapped in paper  that is not printed, and the butter-maker gets the  advantage in 5c a pound more for Ids butter trom  *tfic='nv'5rel!"^  sell. Sell 100 pounds and thc additional amount  you would gel for vour butler in printed wraps  means $5.00 in your pocket. $4.75 or $4.50 will  pay for 1000 butter wraps nicely printed with  vour brand, name and address thereon. You will  sec, therefore, lhat to havc your buttcrwraps  printed means money in your pocket.  II is tbe duly of "every butter maker lo comply wilh thc law in this" matter. Some butter  makers havc only a cow or two, and make so little  buller that it docs not appear to Ihem lhat they  can afford to havc their buller wraps prinlcd.  Thev do not like the idea of having 500 or 1000  butter wraps on hand. To accommodate this  class of butlcrmakers, wc have prinlcd up,  a quantity of "Custom" Butler Wraps. They arc  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.  500, Single Order.  "-    -    $3.75  1000   "      "   -       -        4J5  When   run    with   other orders, $3.50 a������������������4 $4*5fr  i  3  3  8  1  J  t  "W  y  THE WALKER PRESS  Enderby, B.C.  THE CARY PRESS  Armstrong, B.C.  *w���������������������������^"������������������  U  i  I  8  i  U:  i  w ���������������������������  II  ���������������������������I  i  i  i  o  i THURSDAY, JUNE fi    1918  OKANAGAN  COMMONER  1  Quiet Talk and a Hint  on Thought Influence  What Are You Getting Out of  Life Each day  What does each day bring''to  you ? Worry, work and discontent? Are you dreading the  dawn, and do you fret and rebel  at thc fate which has been imposed upon you, and do you  weep and pray for better things  to come? If this is your habit of  thought, says Ella Wheeler Wilcox, vou are placing an impassable' barrier between yourself  and any possible future happi-  ness.  You are training your mind  to despondent mental habits  and these habits will pursue you  no matter how conditions will  change for the better.  This is not a theory. It is a  scientific fact. 1 have known a  .'womaiv to dwell .with, .morbid,  persistency upon her really uu-  happv life", and to'shut away all  suggestions lhal it could change  for the belter with a dogged pessimism. And when, later, condilions did change (through lhc  efforts of others), and shc was  given ideal surroundings and  every affectionate care and attention, she found herself unable to change hciyway of look-  not eat heartily amid such surroundings.  Let the same food placed before you  in  the cheap,  untidy  restaurant be served to you in  ! the  Waldorf-Astoilia,   or   some  fashionable restaurant, with the  accessories   of   delicate   china,  snowy drapery, silver, and amid  palms  and  flowers  and  lights,  : with  uniformed   and   attentive  j waiters     to     anticipate     your  : wishes, and you will eat with a  relish  that  which   in  different  surroundings  almost  nauseated  span chasms- than it would to j are always the men who are cap-  build its road around these ob-1 able   of   conceiving   a   purpose  stnictions, but the time saved  to its passengers and the risks  avoided bv following thc safest  clearh  agcously  report  conceiving  and of following  through  You  it cour-  evil and good  may sweep aside  and most direct route more than |as relatively trivial all questions  trebles its profits. lot* the range of their gifts, thc  ' scope of their intellectual life.  The great thing which you have  to reckon with is the immense  strength and heroic persistence  of their purpose.���������������������������W. J. Dawson. *.       ���������������������������      '  So, it costs a young man more  in energy and perseverence to  span chasms of ignorance, to  force his way through mountains of dillicully in order to attain a sound education and special training for his work; it  takes more effort and self-denial  to build a straight well-made  road through ��������������������������� the hilly, rock-  strewn country of Life, than to  make a long, winding, uneven  road by avoiding the hills and  rocks of opposition; but, like  ���������������������������will" find  likes, it is the resurrecting of  the fool things he said during  his courtship. Go home, remember that you are a wife  now, and remember also, that a  husband's method1 of showing  his affection is different from  that of a lover. My opinion is  that he has advanced matrimonially while you insist in still'  living in the 'airy, fairy' period  of your liie."      * "  ������������������f/o>  Advice to a Wife  you. ���������������������������  Successful  have made a  methods are  \\   <Vng at life.  From  morning  night, year aflcr year  l������������������  shc was  despondent, discontented and  complaining. Shc had developed  . the gloomy and pessimistic part  of her brain and atrophied thc  optimistic portion by misuse  If you should tic your right  arm lo your side and not use it  for years it would become en-  fccblcct and in a measure paralyzed. When, some day, you  undertook to put this hand to  work you would find it incapable of obeying your command.  If you never allowed your  child to walk, but kept it in a  perambulator till it was grown  you could not expect it to walk.  It   is   precisely   so   with   the  oinind. If'must practise the habit  of      pleasant      and       hopeful  thoughts before it can enjoy any  v>  blessing or event to the full. Begin today to give yourself a kindergarten   training  in   thinking  pleasantly. No matter how miserable  and  burdened  your  life  may   bc.   look   for   some   one  :   bright thought, some beauty in  '   nature, some hour of rest, some  sweet little.hope, and dwell upon  that  for  a Tew  moments  until  you  can  feel-a  thrill of joy in  your heart.  V    - Look at  other  lives*and  realize" thc fact that you wouldn't  exchange your lot in thc entire  'with any othcr huinan being of  " you acquaintance. Then bc glad  you arc yourself and go to work  to make yourself what you wish  .   to be.  You havc an idea that powerful qualities lie in you to change  the conditions of your lot for  the" better.  But it is useless- to change  them unless, you change your  way of thinking about your  present environment.  Find something to enjoy each  dav and loojv forward to more  enjoyment tomorrow. Po not  he discouraged if your hones do  not materialize at once, the delay is temporary. Remember  ==-wha t-sccm s=-cvil=to=you=4n=your-  life is only masquerading. Jn  the Sanskrit the word good  means that which exists, and  lEviJ, that which has no existence.  So it is plain to see how far  hack the metaphysics school obtains its idea that all is good.  Good is thc only thing which  lasts,; and;once:youy fix this idea  in your mind you will find it  most inspiring and helpful. Mis-  fort un e i s on ly te m pora ry. Be  cheerful in that conviction and  learn the habit of happy thinking. .  'merchants    who  study of business  as well aware of  tliis susceptibility to ..surround-*  lings  and   general  appearances.  I.They Cater to the eyes as well  as to thc judgement and common  sense of  their customers.  i They, pay men large salaries to  "dress" their windows'* a tlract-  ively, soils to "draw" patrons.  Wilh the aid of tempting show  i windows, a choice arrangement  ��������������������������� of wares, and the general attractiveness of lhcir stores, and  backed by polite, neatly dressed  clerks,   Ihcy   sell   goods   which  ! would become shopworn on the  shelves of less effectively arranged stores on thc very same  street.  The same principle is true in  many other kinds of business.  If a man enters a barber shop,  for   instance,   and   sees   soiled  .towels scattered around, one in  use, perhaps, on a customer, or  if hc sees dirty shaving mugs,  hair brushes, combs, and othcr  toilet articles that are not scrupulously clean, he is al once prejudiced   against   thc  place  and  , will not return.  I    Wc are often, it may be un-  ' consciously, greatly influenced  by appearances.    An attractive  ���������������������������personality clothed in a well-  made and becoming dress will  often win against more solid acquirements- when c. combined  with a disagreeable personality  and slouchy, unbecoming dress.  The   late  Frederick   R. "Cou-  dert, the lawyer, was once visited by the daughter of an old  friend.    The young woman���������������������������a  ,, . - .���������������������������.,���������������������������   , , bride of less than a year,���������������������������com-  the engineer, you will find your-;menccd  the interview by tear-  sell more than treoly repaid for>rfully declaring  that she never,  your   trouble   m   forcing   yourjnevcl. woukl go back to her bus-  to the j3an(j? anc| tlitit she wanted Mr.  Couc'ert to begin a suit for se])-  il  *���������������������������  forcing  way through all obstacles  goal.  A straight road for one's ca- aralion ,-01.willl>  rcer,means; honesty, lhc respectj  _.������������������<->_   what   m.oumis?������������������  ol those who have any .dealings-' ,jie;.|awver  Straight For the Goal  !    In thc days of early railroading,'- in  laying a trjack  through  "hilly   or    rough    country,    engineers went "around most of thc  "hills  and  curves,   followed- the  .valleys, and often turned aside  from   even   slight  obstructions.  Many young men, in laying thc  i tracks  of   their  careers, "follow  the  methods  of  early  railroad  construction.    They avoid each  hill of difficulty, ad around long  curves,  turn aside from  every  .obstruction,    no    matter    how  trifling, and always follow lhe  line of least resistance.   --  Jn our day, however, railroad  engineers, in laying a track follow as direct a route as possible.  They go through lulls, tunnel  I mountains,   and   span 7 gorges,  not onlv because a straight line  is the shortest distance between  , two points but because it lessens  j the risjc of being wrecked.  1    A young  man  who  believes  , tliat making a life is more im-  . portant than  making' a Jiving  jwill follow the methods of the  , modern railroad engineer.    He  ! will not shrink from  the ob-  -staGles-=that=-spring���������������������������up���������������������������in-=his=  path.   J-Jc will not creep around  hills or mountanis of difficultv.  , He Avill forge the. way to his  'goal by the most direct and the  shortest route, no matter what  opposes his passage.  jt costs a  railroad company  morc to tunnel mountains and  Influence of Surroundings  Surroundings bave a lot  to do with one's appreciation of  anything. You might be very  hungry, for instance, but on entering a restaurant where everything was dingy and dirty, in  which tlie crockery was very  much chipped, thick and not  even clean, where the sense of  smell, was offended by lhc mixed  odors of fish, flesh, onions and  all kinds of vegetables, where  the floors, tables and napkins  were dit-ty, where the waiters  were greasv-jackeled and generally untidy, your appetite  would disappear as if by magic.  Nothing would appeal to the  eye or the nostrils. No matter  how good the fare, you could  |CINCSTOH  ONTARIO  AUTS  MEDICINE       IPUCATJON  APPUED SCIENCE  Mining, Chemical, Civil,-Mechanical and  Electrical  Engineering.  HOMESTUPY  Arts Course  by correspondence.    Degiee  with one year's attendance or four  summer sessions.  Slammer School    Navigation School  Julr anil Auguct p������������������c������������������rab������������������r to April  19 GEO. Y. 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The  great men who stamp themselves incffaccably on the ages  "Oh, everything you can  of," 'sobbed the bride.  ���������������������������"Cruelly one of Ihem?"  "Yes. horrible cruelty. Why.  Mr. Coudert. hc never calls mc  anv r-.f the pel names he used  to before we were married."       1  "And. of course, you remind  him  of lhe omission?"  "Of course I do." sobbed tlie  visitor, producing a fresh handkerchief.  "I though so. Now," said the  lawyer, ii^ a fatherly tone, "if  there's one thing a husband dis-  MADE IN  VI3F RONG  Ladies' Suits  Men's Suits  Clothes Cleaned, Pressed  Altered and Repaired.  ALEX. ADAIR  Fresh line of Moir's  Chocolates just in.  *$tar Bakery  Armstrone'. *B. C.  CAN YOUR FRUIT AND VEGETABLES  Ment  or  fish  by  the  Slenm  Pressure   System.     Send   for   catalogue  and  prices  of Home  and  Commc--  cial Cunning plants.  Equipment  Dcp'l.  Vanrouvc,r lylmui  Fruit Lands, Ltd.. Belmont Bldg.  Victoria,,B. 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TURNEK   &  DONALDSON,  Enderby.  01 ������������������  TWS PJCTWP WAS NO TIT^P  For toe Peat TW* for TW* Picture we are Offering tfce Following frtePtt  Yxt%\ Frfoe, f 1M.M        Secant Prfre, |50.Q0        TWrd Prize, f$(M)Q  Fowrtfc frfrt, f J5.0Q  f iftk J������������������ri*e, fS.OQ  CONPJTJQNS  ^���������������������������YTrlte your anewer on a plain sheet of paper with your  name and address at the bottom of the page,���������������������������write nothing else ot; your answer will be disqualified.  I Your answer must contain not more  than twelve word**,  but may contain less than twelve words.  I |>*f|������������������OHTAXT.    Go to  your  grocery and  buy a 'ten-cent  package of Cowan's Supreme Chocolate, cut out neatly  the colored .Maple Leaf from the package and pin it to  your answer. If you fail to pin the Maple Leaf to your  answer your title for the picture will be disqualified.  ^__Only one answer Is allowed for every Maple Leaf enclosed.  In other words, if you enclose frhree Maple Leaves from  three packages you are entitled to three answers for the  <best title to the picture, or as many answers as you have  -(Maple leaves enclosed.  (���������������������������Mail your answer to Mr. L. L. 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Here is what to do: Wait  for a few days and every person who sends in an answer  to this competition, enclosing a Maple Leaf from the  package of Supreme Chocolate, will -receive free a  beautifully illustrated Recipe Book, just off the press,  containing one hundred recipes for Supreme Chocolate  and Perfection Cocoa. When you get this book you  ���������������������������will know what to make and how to use this special  unsweetened Cooking Chocolate.    Remember the name.  T_ds Competition la Exclusively for British Columbia.  Q-SUPREME-  DCOtATE  For Cookmq Purposes,Unsweetened.  BC- 8  OKANAGAN   COMMONER  aaaaaga^asaaaaassi  irrrrip^rrr  Qoing  Fishing  P  -Cheap  Bamboo      15c  3-piece, jointed Steel, Rods, 10-  . feet long.._. .each $3 & $3.50  3-piece -jointed Split Bamboo,  10-1" long, each ...'.... .$2.50  REELS at 65c. $2, $2.25 & $3.50  LINES���������������������������Cotton lines, 10c & 20c  Braided linen lines 25c  Genuine Cultyhiink linen line  25   yds   .7. ��������������������������� ��������������������������� -50c  Crimson      Rambler      line,���������������������������  20   yds    ; .  Saline. Enameled  Joe  Silk  25 vds  50c doz.  LY HOOKS  Ciul  Hooks      Spoon Bail   ���������������������������\Sle\varl" Spoons  '���������������������������Jvimbo"  Iruiil  line,���������������������������  . . .$1.28  5c each  .-10c doz  10c each  25c each  casting  T  spoon . . .  "Marling" gold spoon  Tyee Salmon Bail   . . .  ('���������������������������aIV   hooks       Brass  Swivels      (nil Casts, 0-1*1 long  .  ALARM CLOCKS���������������������������will get you up on lime.  spoon  . .   35c-  , ...25c  . ..50c  50c lin  .. .10c  .5c  ea  ,25c ea  Base Ball  Goods  MAKE  FAMOUS  PLAYERS  USED BY THE  World's Champions  EXCLUSIVELY  Fishing Tackle  i YOU  NEED  THE  ENCOURAGING.  INSPIRING   INFLUENCE   OF   MUSIC AS MUCH AS THE SOLDIERS,  AND THE NEW EDISON    ������������������  THURSDAY, JUNE 6, 1918  O  XK=>(0  FOREMAN & ARMSTRONG  ARMSTRONG, B. C.  i  Amtberota  Tn  Extra Special Bargains  fishing    tackle    and    sporting  goods.  We are closing  iwo lines.  out   these  H. S. BEST  Armstrong  Savings to be Made in our Men's 8  B.C  ENDERBY RED CROSS  Beeeipts  Mceoipis  i'or Miiy  Yicloria  Day  r.2.00  J3.25  Will.satisfy your music needs better  than .anything else.    Have  one  ON I REE  TRIAL    V  From  The Edison Distributors  Vernon, B. C.  I  I  o  0  ALIEN  CITIZENS  c-  I v  "Canada'  Parker  . .  alarm  83  50  92.00  ci $-1  Sleep  Meier  Bend   .  Big  ..$2.50  .$-1.00  Call" Weaners  ..50c & 85c  YOU  Corn   Planters   . . .     2.50.  NEED  Cow Bells 35c. 50c,  05c. $1. 1.25.  Cow Bell Straps  .   75c  THOSE  Sheep  Bells       40c  GOODS  Mica Axel Crease .   20c tin  Sheep Shears   . . . .  ....$2.00 pr >  NOW  !? 11(5.1")  Disbursements���������������������������Keel    Cross *lfm.(MI  Prisoners   of   War           N.U0  Donated      lo    expense    1'unn  Vancouver            ;").i."J  Stores     -        1.3f>  Water   Hate    90  Express  on   ice  cream   ....       1.-10  Donations���������������������������Helper     :.'. . .Milk  Mrs.    Ellison     "Milk  Mrs.   Woods        si.00  '   Mrs.   Nichol        LOO  Mrs. ��������������������������� McKep        1.00  Prisoners  of   War Fund  Donations���������������������������Mrs.   Brown   .....  CROCKS���������������������������Now is lhc time lo  preserve your eggs. We have  just''received a new stock.  1 gal. Crocks. 70c; 2-gal $1.00  3-gcil, $1.40; ' ������������������4-gal, $1.75;  5-gal, $2.00. These prices include covers. ������������������  ARTILLERY CARS & Wagons  for lhc boys at thc following  "prices: $'.50, $4.00, $4.50; $o.  coasting   down   hills;   some  thing  new;  each  .$2.50  BUY YOUR BOY A BICYCLE;  oilier   Massey   or   Standard  Mrs. Winter . . .  Rallle of quill . .  Sale of jam  Friend       Miss   Gibbs  X.Y.Z   Collected in banl  Tea.   Rooms  si.00  .": 2.00  . .22.20  . 1.00  . LOO  . .10.00  .     2.00  .f)0  .     S.00  ir Robert Borden Tells Wh  They Cannot Be Maltreated  In response" lo a petition froin , M  lhe people ol" Nanaimo  Dominion governmcnl w  gard 16 lhc alien labor question, a  Sir Robert Borden has prepared'Ii  a memorandum which he basic  given  lo J. C. Mcintosh, M. P., j fj  and Clothing  Mens    caps    in    new styles  and colors.   Prices 65c 90c to  $1.90  Men's   -work  shirts  wearing   materials,  save  you    money  purchases  Mafic np  in   good  we   can  on   your  in cloth  of   khaki,  dril  Oxfords, etc.  ,   Cottonades,  Prices 90c to  .30  lo   Uie'fi  -illi re-;U  Men's dotting, Youths' Giolhfog and  Boys' Clothing  I OL  IO  Lhc inl  ormalion ol  ! O  Tbe handsome crochet quill so  kindlv donated by Mrs. Gaylord in  aid ' of Enderby's " five adopted  prisoners of war was drawn for  on Mav 21 th, and won by.' Mrs. A.  D. Stroulger. .The sum of $22.20  being added  to the  fund.  $5000  Bicycle   tubes,   tires   and   other  accessories carried in stock  BARB WIRE, per. spool of 80  rods    $7.00  in lots of 10 spools . .. .$6.75  HOG FENCING, per rod   ������������������ 65c  POST HOLE AUGERS���������������������������get the  "Hall"���������������������������absolutely    Uic1 best  made    each  $3.00  0  CUPS  & S;  UCERS  E.  L.  &.s.  design; old pi  ���������������������������ices .  .$2.50 doz  Ci  ps only  .. . .  ...  1  /o doz  Wc  have just opened  Up   L  i new  stock of  these.  Order Your Pinder Twir-e   parly-     Get   Our Prices  MacPlipihSiDitHarrBior  CORNER HARDWARE ARMSTRONG,  PHONE 33  jEEHOEiKifH^  DISTRICT NEWS  - Mr. and Mrs. Geo. H. Dobie  returned from the coast last  week. They visited Enderby on  Saturday.  The Grindrod sawmill is nearly  built by A. Tomkinson. They cut  the first logs this week.  Matt Weir is opening a biack-  smith shop at Grindrod.      ,.   --  We    will  pay   cash  for  your"  wool,   hides,   rugs and rubbers.  I. V. Sauder, Vernon, B. C. .  E. O. Wood, B.C.L.S.r. of-Salmon Arm came into Armstrong  on Tuesday to do some surveying  in this district.  Isn't the news of your store  every week worth telling lo the  people of thc district?  Canada's Crops  The Canadian farmer has increased his stride. He is responding to thc nation's call for  increased . production in a remarkable manner. An authority in Winnipeg, whose judgc-  nicntns reliable, estimates that  thirty million acres will be jiut  ���������������������������Uiider_crpp this year. The in-  crcase in acreage seeded with  wheat will bc in proportion  to  lhc na-  grca lly  advan-  5  o><  his constituents, ll refers lo lhc insistent demand lhere has been for  lhc conscription, of enemy aliens! 2  for labor purposes and lhat lhcir j II  earnings should be appropriated ! c  by the slate, bul points out the | [j  disadvantages of such a course Y  from thc standpoint lha  lional interest would  outweigh any possible  lage.  Such discriminatory legislation. Sir Robert Borden says,  would.instantly provoke reprisals on thc part ol" thc enemy  slates . Such -reprisals would  lake a harsh form, and lhcy  not onty would be visited not  only on Canadians but on all  British subjects al present held  in enemy territory. "Wc neither  desire nor expect to compete  wilh thc enemy in barbarity,''  says lhc premier.-  In conclusion Sir Robert Borden says: -.  "Thc government appreciates  the na I ural feeling of irritation  which-has arisen over ihis question- in "some sections of the  counlry, but it is.certain lhat  lhc measures proposed io allay  lhis feeling would, Ih rough the  very great expense and loss of  productive power involved, result in a direct and substantial  detriment to lhc national interest. The government would  therefore   be   derelict   to   lhcir  See our hirg  serge  Bluo  ludio  wool    Fast  range  of  men's tweed,  and worsted   suits.  S-Vrgo  suits for   men. all  Dvo  82_.CO   and   26.00  Brawn    and    grey    mixture     tweed  Fite   Hi to   make $1.0.00  to   21.00  Worsted    suits   for    men,   excellent'--  New   stock   $14,00 to 21.00  Youth's su>its with   long pants   to  fit  the growing boy from 1(5 to 18 years  finished,  equal   to   the    men's suits  Trices  from 11.00 tc 14.00  Boy's bloomer suits, tweeds and wor-  -teds, sizes 24 to 34.  Prices from 5.50 to 9,00  >o  o<  s  I  5  **K  0  I  1  8  9  0  1  8  8  Gabs   y  0  Mothers' Circle  Thc Mothers' Circle will meet  Friday June 14th at thc. Methodist Church Hall at 2.30. The  Rev. Stott will address thc meeting,-his subject being "Whal 1  have learned about children."'  Wc hope, all mothers and those  interested in children will attend the mccling, as wc.know  what a Ircat it will bc to hear  Mr;Stot1.  For lhc July meeting wc hope  to have Mrs. Campbell Brown  of Oyama address the mccling:  Mrs. D. McLean and family  moved iii from Grand Prairie  last Friday ancl arc now living  in lhe house recently vacated bv  i , ��������������������������� , .. , .John McCallam. the Jattcr  duly in adopting such measures. nioving on to thc Fader ranch.   all, il   the assumption   *       Tenders Want*}  Tenders will be received by the  undersigned for the whole output  of buttermilk at the creamery  for the coming ten months from  June 1st. Tenders to be in the  hands of the Secretary not later  than noon, Monday, June 10th,  1918.  Northern Okanagan Creamery  Asfociation  A. E. Sage, Secretary.  All  Poultry in season  kinds of fresh fish aud meat  After all, if the assumption is  true that these people arc unfriendly thc present position  (whereby their greatest productive power is'; secured) simply  means that they arc. working  and producing in our interest  against that of their own country."        -  Second hand stump pullers���������������������������one  hand power and one horse power.  These machines have been slightly  used but are as good as new. Both  machines have si ven everv satisfaction. E. O. Alanchec, 123 Bav  St., Toronto.  CLASSIFIED APVTS.  LOST���������������������������Between Armstrong and  Vernon; 1 headlight and nickle-  philed rim. Finder pleiise leave  at Commoner ollice, Armstrong,  and be rewarded. It  that of other grains.       Wc may  therefore expect an  acreage in  wheat of eighteen million acres.  The total amount of all grains  seeded a year ago was 25,000,-  000 acres.    What will the yield  bc from the acreage sown with  PIANO   FOB   SALE���������������������������Good   insiru- wheal?     Thc   average   for   five  ment:   reasonable   terms.     Apply,  years ago was twcntv-lwo bush-  Mrs.L.A..Norman,Armslrong.   -IBtf -,��������������������������� pci.^c,.c.     On  tins fair basis  Ine'of calculation thc counlry may  expect a vicld of al least 300,-  000.000  bushels.    11"  conditions  LOST���������������������������Heavy  mackinaw c:oa  1st:  on  Vernon   Head, near Cam  bell's.    J.   Fowler. It  J   WAXTKI)���������������������������(i    or  8    horse  power  kerosene   engine; "with  Ol  with-  out centrifugal  pump.  turner cc  Donaldson,   Ln(  lerby.  vouxc;   PIGS  to     wean.  Armslrong.  FOB   SALE��������������������������� Beady  Apply,    J.    Teward",  43-lf  _s'OTICF���������������������������The Clydesdale stallion,  .JIM BFLMOXT will stand .at. the  Stepney Banch Lhe balance of  this season, Friday afternoons  and Saturday forenoons. Geo.  Slowarcls. <I3-1  PLANTS  FOP,  THE GARDEN���������������������������For  Sale bv the Home Comfort Club,  on Saturday, lhe Sth, al McPhail-  Smilh    Hardware���������������������������As tors,    Snap  Dragons,     Phlox,     Petunias    and  Stocks;    a  'J'hese  ])l  lo    lhc  Cuthbert  FOB SALE���������������������������About 130 cement  blocks;* cement block and brick  machine wilh pellets; lawn vase  mould: cement mixer wilh tools;  lol and building if desired; also  good house for sale or for rent.  Apply J. A. Glen, Fnderby.  FOB SALE���������������������������Young pigs; 5 weeks  old; also In goslins and 3 geese.  Applv Geo.  Hollby, Armslrong.  2  WANTFD-  the day.  Inianaki.  -General   housework   by  Mrs.   Ikeda,   care   K.  Box  210,  Enderby.   131f  during thc summer prove ex-  ceptionallv good, as they -were  in 1915, "a 400,000,000 bushel  crop   is   within   reason.     Even  . then    the   counlry   .would   fall  ��������������������������� short of ils share in supplying  Europe's, need, to lhc extent of  ,100,000,000 bushels. Neverthe-  anis lJS%������������������n.���������������������������������������������.\ Jess Jiandicapped as this coun-  Comfort    Club    by    Mr.   hy is with  the labor  shortage,  j the effort being put forth by the  farming commimily is splendid.  Business men���������������������������or men in  business���������������������������who do not hold the  intcrest-of the people of lhe district by advertising in lhc home  paper arc lhc sure enough  "slackers." It lakes thc combined effort of all in business to  keep lhc buying mind centred  upon a lown and Ihe tradesman  w;ho docs not hold up* his end.is  throwing Uic burden upon his  neighbors.  "^It^UiktJs^tSvo^iirehVtcT noid a  razor edgewise to thc wind in  Alberta these davs.  GpO, R SHARPS  WHOLESALE -, RETAIL BUTCHER  Picture M M  Will always be in demand,  especially if Ihey are new  lines-     At   this   store   you  will always 4mc*f  A-MRG������������������ VAHIETY     \  including new local views  and Comics.  The popular Vwfety  ������������������ ,       store  ]  ONE-TON TRUCK���������������������������A Belskie  car, suitable for truck or passenger: in thorough working order;  possesses very powerful 4-cylin-  dcr engine; quickes'l demountable rims; in thorough running  order: good tires, and 3 spare  ones. Snap at *3f)0; terms. A. J.  Heywood, B. B. L, Salmon Arm.  Phone   Heywood   Store. '11-3  Join is, even if fresh, which  have been exposed in a shop,  should always bc washed in a  lillle vinegar and water, and  then dried wilh a clean clolh.  Your every want in (lie flwJwwe, fMWt m$  Heating Im cm te supplied |>y ������������������s  2\ the lowest Prices  Puritan While Enameled Refrigerators $17.00 and $21.00  Screen Doors    '. $2.10, $2.25, $2.45  Screen Windows  ..; 35c and 40c  Famous   Florence   Automatic   Wicklcss   Oil   Sloves  lhree burners      $17.50  Daisy Barrcll Churns,  No. 0,  $11.25;  No.  1,  $11.50;   .   . .No. 2, $12.75; No. 3, $13.25  Wood Butler Bowls   45c to $2.00  We stock the Maytag "Alulti^fllptor wasbins ma-.  chines with swinging reversible wringer  If vou know a wajr  to SAVE TIME���������������������������  If you know a way  to SAVE LABOR���������������������������  If vou know a way  to SAVE FUEL���������������������������  Then you know how' to  help your government.  Knowing how is not enough���������������������������  YOU MUST DO IT.  OKANAGAN TELEPHONE CO.  This machine is nun by gasoline engine under the tub.  You can wash and wring at thc 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.  gMiMtiiMiiiNiiriNsi mwm  ENDERBY, B. C.


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