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Array v:  ���������������������������F~it  ARMSTRONG,  B. C.  fottaggitt  ENDERBY,  B. C.  IN WHICH IS MERGED THE ENDERBY PRESS AND ARMSTRONG ADVERTISER.  [Vol. XV., No. 47; Whole No. 769  ARMSTRONG. B.C.. THURSDAY, NOV. 28, 1918  v^  Subscription. $2.00 per vear: 5c the'copv  L^T  the very organization he is looking  for.  Mr. Lane states that there will be  an unlimited demand for Okanagan  apples in the countries represented  by him, and he hopes to find the  fruit to (Supply the demand.  ARMSTRONG CITY COUNCIL  Much Sickness Reported but Influenza Not So General as Rumors Would Lead to Believe  Flu  Prophylactic  Men ancl women having much  depending on them, ancl who clo  not wish to run the risk of taking  the disease, while of necessity being more or less exposed to it in  their business, are seeking protec-  I lion in the prophylactic serum  wliich is hypodermically administered. To prevent the spread of  the disease in Knderby, a.s fai- as  possible, Dr. Keith has secured a  limited supply of this scrum. This  is purely protective treatment, ancl  is not a cure after the disease is  contracted.  VjLincoln's Joke  BOTH VOLUNTEERS  Father Went Down with the  Landovery Castle and Mother  Victim of Flu:  Lieut.  Harold Freeman  Lieut. Harold Freeman was killed  Jin an jeroplanc accident on Sept.  [9th.* JHis O. C. writes to Mr. Frec-  Iman: "Your son was doing partic-  lularly well "here and was very pop-  lular with all members of the squad-  Jron. I cannot say how very much  i\vc regret the loss to the school of  |a very promising pupil."  A friend writes: "This morning  I (Sept. Oth) Harold or 'Free,''as we  Leal led him, along wilh one other  land myself, went up in scouts to  ]practise formation flying, - ancl  [diving. After being up for about  [three-quarters of an hour, we were  [diving over trenches; following the  Header. "Free" and I dived side by  fside and  both  pulled  out together  and started to climb. For a little  [he was hidden under my lower  Pplaric ancl when ncxt I saw his ma-  [chine   il   was   on   the   ground   and  the infantry had hurried to his' assistance. There was no place near  lihat T could have managed"a-iand-  KnfoVso -I'flew^straightJto'icamp and  sent the doctor and ambulance,  Fbiiil.vitiWgs.���������������������������too^late.'asi:"Free"-had  fafeen^'kil^  [theory,as- to the accident'is that in  IcIimbYng.to recover height after the  [dive, his" engine failed,'5'which  [stalled the machine, and before he  Icould .right his plane he had nosc-  |dived into the ground. -It was one  |of the risks he took' every day in  [training to get overseas to do his  [bit,'hut as luck would have it, he  [had to lay down his life:before he  IconJJd realize his greatest ambition,  Jwhjch was to make good in France  Ion "the fastest single-seater fighter.  {Without a doubt he was one of the  jnost popular boys in the camp'and  Ion- acocunt of his hard, conscientious work his instructors'thought  [very7highly of him and expected  ���������������������������him to make i. mark. ,The loss of a  ���������������������������churn two days ago coupled wilh  ���������������������������the." Joss of hi sbrothcr made him  |feej   his   responsibility   more   than  iver, so that he had concentrated  >n doing thc best possible work  IwFxile here, in order to do the max-  limum of good in France, where he  livould  have  been  in  another  two  weeks.'   When his chum was_killed  Lincoln  loved  Jokes on  himself,  ancl one day a congressman called  !at the White House and found  the  President had a cold, and he ex-  ' pressed his sympathy. "Well," said  Lincoln, as he looked clown at his  1 feet, which were, of course, un-  1 commonly   large,   "I   expect   colds.  There's so much of me on the  l ground, you know." '  Pie. Kenneth. Lr Hunter  It moved-into his tent to keep him  [company and last night we lay  In wake till \\cll into the looming  Jlis'cussinif o'm- coming iri-n to  ���������������������������France and planning to celebrate  IflaTOld's birthday, (Sept. 25th) on  lictivc service. All r can say is that  ���������������������������die Canadians who came over here  Vith him feel that they have lost  [me ol' the bravest and one of Ihe  pes I chums thcy had and all join in  'xtending their .svmpalhy. IPs  hhums will conduct ihe funeral. He  Ivill he laid to rest in Ihe beautiful  lillle  Emrli.sh  cemetery al   Upavon,  ��������������������������� ide bv side wilh his closest rhum,  Mid no halilcfield will ever hold  [wo   finer   men   and   soldiers   lhan  [hese Iwo who gave Iheir lives in a  real cause."  O'-aiipgnn Aup'es in Dsmftnd  Mr.1 Frank Lane of London, Eng.,  [was in F.r.d/-In- rnd Annsii)-"]"  [his week looking into ihe possibility of building up a business direct  rilh fl-c <=hi pners of Okanagr.'i a lilies. We understand from a con-  fersalion wilh Mr. Lane that ho  |eprescnls a central organization  ,f fruit importers covering the  Lncdish nnd Australian markets  Jnd it is lhcir purpose lo bring the  on sinners   of  these  countries  inlo  loser touch with Okanagan apple  I rowers, so as lo cut oui  the mirl-  Icm.cn., Undoubtedly 'Mr. Lane  Ivill get in touch with the Central  Organization of the Okanagan  Viiifed  Growers, and find  it to be  Three sons of Mr. and Mrs. A. W.  Hunter have paid the supreme sac-;  rifice. .Kenneth ���������������������������!-.. was the last to'  suffer. He.was killed in action on'  Oct. 1, 1918.  Mrs. Hunter" is in receipt of the  following letter from Major fL. J.  Ryan relating to Pte. .Hunter's  death: "It is with the deepest regret that I write you a few lines of  sympathy and information with respect to the death of yon son, No.  761315, Pte. K. L. Hunter, who was  killed in action on October J, 1918.  "On that day the battalion was  engaged in very strenuous lighting  north of Cambrai near a little village named Rlecourt, and it was  here that, gallantly playing his part  in __the _batile._your_son__made _the-  suprcme sacrifice. He was struck  in the head by a bursting shell,  which' caused instantaneous death.'  I am able at least to give you the  consolation of knowing he suffered  no pain. His body was later laid  to rest in the ground he had so  nobly helped to win.  "If he left any personal bclong:  ings .same will reach you throuyh  ollicial channels. Tt but remains  for mc to lender my sincercsl sympathy. I well realize in lhc writing  of Ihesc Idlers how bitter has been  Ihe .sacrifice required from the women of the Empire. May Clod help  you !o bear this blow, and ma1, vou  gain some coin fori from lhc assurance lhal your boy laid down  his life as a very gallant soldier,  fighting on the side of liberty and  right."  Anolher leller from his platoon  officer gives  further particulars:  "Long ere this you wiJI have had  the official notification of your son s  dcalh. but il may afford you sonic  consolalion lo hear from one who  was closely associated with him.  He was in my platoon in the 102nd  Battalion where his fine disposition  and splendid character endeared  him to mc as indeed il did lo all  who came in ^contact wilh him. He  was hit and killed instantly near  Cambrai on October 1st. A finer  lad never wore khaki nor gave his  life for, his country. All his comrades join with mc in offering you  our sincerest sympathy in your  great sorrow."  At   the   regular   meeting   of   the  Armstrong City Council held in the  City   Hall,   on   Monday,   November  25th, Mayor Wright and Aldermen  ' Creed, Parks, Halladay and Fraser  1 were present. <  A  letter vwas received   from  the  Superintendent    British    Columbia  Soldier Settlement asking for particulars   of   any   vacant   lots,   the  [property  of  the  Corporation,   that  might   be   available   for   homesites  for returned soldiers.  j     Aid.    Fraser,    for     the   electric  light ancl water committee reported  ��������������������������� cvervthing   running  smoothly,   and,  report '  .that he had received an applicatio'n' ,^ ,,������������������������������������������������������.  for water i'or an elevator from  lhe Armstrong Growers Association  and an application from the Evaporator for a small electric motor.  Aid.   fcarks,   for   the   Board*  iof  , Health,  reported that there was a  good  deal  of sickness hi the city  and  district, but  he very strongly  ��������������������������� deprecated the grossly exaggerated  rumors    that   were '"being   spread  j about. It had been .stated' that there  i were fifty or sixty case's among the  Chinamen,    with\ several 3 deaths,  whereas   Dr.   Williams,   whom" he  had called in (our own medical of-  ' ficer  being  ill)   reported  that  the  ! two who had died may have had  j influenza,     but     otherwise    theie  wos not a case amongst them; many  of them had bad colds, contracted,  he thought, through the. work they  had    been "doing   so   late   in   the  season     in     the    celery    patches.  ��������������������������� However, there was a lot of sick-  jness in the city and many cases re-  ' quired more careful attention than  jthey weregetting, and he<Avo,uld be  ; glad "of/yany suggestion wh.(.-eby |  j some _ voluntary 'aid could be ob-  1 tamed to. relieve some qf th'e'sufj  ferin'g.lhat the professional'-nurses  AyJere-.uiiabIe.Jo.���������������������������reach.>^Afteri.some  "discussion it was proposed-'by Aid:  Creed and seconded by Aid. Fraser  thai  ax  - small    committee "be    appointed-   to_ interview -the.  ladies  of  the    local , Red " Cross   with   a'  'view to getting their aid." Thisbe-  fing   carried, Aid.   Creed .'and. Aid.  ,-Piirks were appointed for the pur-'  pose.  .,   'y -    ^y ",."     "   ,  _< Jt,was'moved by Aid. Creed, and  seconded by Ald.���������������������������Fraser, and.duly  carried, that Sparkman's ,accou'nt  for wages���������������������������$20���������������������������be paid. ,  ; Mr. bf. A., Allison and Mr. J. Jp.  .Pritton appeared before the Council to ask for a grant toward the  expenses of the fiSC. Poultry Show  to be held in Armstrong on Pec. ff.  fhe mayor pointed out'to the petitioners that it was difficult to majce  grants for any .object so late in the  year and after some, discussion it  Avas decided" to as|t JAJr.F Allison to  come to Jhe.N next couilFil meeting  when it\would he easier,to. say. to  what extent the. council could help  the show. '- .       V . .- .   .   ���������������������������  fascinating and profitable. If we  allow degenerate and weak-birds  to reproduce their kind or allow  indiscriminate crossing of breeds,  we simply undo thewvvork of generations of careful r>reeding. Are  there not enough "varieties in pure-  _, . ..     , bred    fowl    lhat    poultry   keepers  buna^on Tuesday, from Kamloops. shouW (,esire to.create a congiom.  oration  in  their* flocks by mixing  1  The   body  was    brought  of  to  Mrs   Renyard  Armstrong     for  Mrs. Renyard volunteered to nurse  a needy flu patient near hei  in  Grand  Prairie,  ancl   herself  honie -several breeds?  be-  pro-  but  ,    .    .        ��������������������������� _     ,     , :     There   is   a   grand   selection   to  came a victim of Hie fatal plague. 'choose from alrcadVf from the lit.  She was found alone wilh hcr two Ue WHte Leghornj producing many  white5eggs, lo the big Brahma  ducing    fewer,    brown    eggs,  ! more meat. You can select a pure  breed lo- suit almost any requirement. Bul in any breed you will  find the poor individuals. Beware  of the hens, and roosters, too, that  do not pay for their keep.    A good  Imolto lo follow is Weed, Feed audi  -.Breed.  I    Let us consider a  few of these  'advantages. A pure bred flock, having been pure for generations/will  j reproduce their kind with an unfailing  certainty.    Experience- has  children in her cabin, she near  I death's.' door and one of the little  tones  also very low.    The hospital  ambulance was called and the  I mother and children removed to  I Kamloops. Unfortunately she was  1 too far gone for medical aid, and  died within a few hours.    At last  one child was not expected  to live,  Mrs.  Renyard 3wasythc  daughter  of Mr. D. Maclean, and a sister to  Mrs.  Gregory of Armstrong.    j\Irs.  Gregory's   husband   was   killed   in  action some months ago.   The bus-  w 1  band of Mrs. Renyard was a sub-!  . ..        . ..    .    .. .     .proved   that   breeds   which   have  !7"5.���������������������������i���������������������������^ b,'cd r������������������r eggcproduction will  [lay a larger number of eggs than  ,wiir birds of mixed, breeding. The  'same is true withcrdfereiice to the  meat breeds.. They have been bred  of 'his  country."   Mr.  Maclean,  the  father,1; though  past the years'for1  front-line    duty,    volunteered    for  other service, and did valiant duty  behind the lines.  Mrs. Renyard and children were  the victims  of the  Canadian  pen-  lave  to take all surplus feedj and "put it  into flesh of a superior quality and  texture.     Uniformity   in   lhc   Size,  sion law.    In the absence of proof jco]oJ. am, shaJ>e of ^ is most de.  of death the pension board refused  to pay*'any pension to the dependents for a period of six months.  This,mother and children needed  the help the government should  have given. Since' her husband  was lost at sea his pay ce.ased and  she received no- pension -money to  replace it.  The deceased was well known in  Armstrong, and many sorrowing  friends attended" the funeral service conducted' by Rev. ''Mr..--Stott:  sirable, ancl can only be. obtained  from a pure breed. The first ^cost  of pure-bred stock is but slightly  more and the cost of keep is 'no  greater  POULTRY'SHOW"  NOTES1*:  Breeds  Advantages    of    Pure  Over Mongrels Pointed. Out  - How. often ^we^'sce -a~ flock of  chickens representing no particular  breed, just a- nondescript bunch of  grass-hopper chasers. We see them  on farms and around back-yards.  We see their remains in stores and  butcher shops- And this condition  often happens just from- pure neglect and indifference after a^good  beginning was made.  Witlr-youltry, as with other-livestock, the right kind of breeding  stock is the foundation of success.  No matter how good your -feed,  house, brood or ( hatch', ,- without  good stock you cannot get the profit that is coming to you. It costs  very little more to begin right with  chickens', by selecting a good pure  breed. Further attention will not  only keep it pure but niay bring improvements. ' ' '  ��������������������������� No matter what breed is selected.  if kept up to the high stateof stan-  A   member   of   the' intelligence, y -,  Section of the IGth Canadian Scots.    -  "Dicks" writes that about 3 p. 111.  on Aug. 8th the 0. C. of Eric's com- "   -     ;  panv told him with tears in his eyes S',-  that' Eric had'been killed.>/'D'ick\f  writes in a later letter the'circum-.-/,.   ,���������������������������-���������������������������  stances   surrounding   Eric's   deaths-   .,  He savs "Eric  was  detailed  to  go  ..-'.**'���������������������������'  with  3  Company  to  act as guide,. ���������������������������  ^  having all the maps in.his posses-;   -  '.,?���������������������������;  sion���������������������������No.,3 Company was the"*first  wave.     While   crossing   Nor-Man's-     ���������������������������-   ���������������������������  Land, Eric was hit  by a.jnachine- = 7  gun   bullet,   the   machine   gunyfire^..   \  being very heavy."    '        . ^V"VlVC\ ���������������������������  His   section "commander  writes/V'] .  "Lam grieved to write-you regard-JlyiV;-  ing-vour,son:Eric's death. No,.doubt Vv ,  you* have been officially notified,'> "r^. .  at least I hope so, as ,1 .shouldn't;, ,*-.  like this blunt hole to he your.first;��������������������������� *\ ;^.  notification. As you. probably:kno.w,y-y r^  *-���������������������������:_    l.:il���������������������������'J.kn'.'thi>'lt������������������h^nf%-Ai1tfi-.-l'.\-   J'  "x-f;S\  ,t  " * 777" ? 4 *������������������������������������������������������  *       T^   _ i ������������������Bl* ���������������������������  . ^ ^*(^'������������������ \-*&f" I  "S-'S*- -'S*  'iburied-pronerly and where.   "J lost-.*  a'-fewrof-,the. bovs"-that day^and, l.7i  fcel-.it vervi-'inuch, .though my part - ^  is'easv-compared   to   yours.-   JMen/ /  get so close to" each- other, out here, , .  that one ;feels (he loss of a comrade -  muchakeencr than  in civil-life.' r -  Another officer writes :"He was a    -  good soldier' and  showed  splendid  devotion to dutyv   His loss will be.  keenly felt by all ranks of his com- y -  pany. - And  especially by his platoon comrades with whom he. was  deservedly ' most   popular."   -  ..     ARMSTRONG   i'.HD   CROSS  fn-fftftS when the first, citizens'  meeting wasr held in Jpnderby- anc^'  recruits' were called for,> William'  HallmarJi was the first man to join  the^ colors. ��������������������������� Jfte wentoverseas with  thq first contingent from the Okanagan, and served in France" up to  Oct. 4th, 1918, -when be1 was killed  in action in the battle 'of Cambrai.  .'..Si j  xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx  dard perfection, the work becomes Powell River, 'JR. C.  T^^ T^������������������ \^^ ^^W ^^^ ^"^ ^^^ ^|f^^ ^**    ^^*     s   ^^^ T���������������������������~ ^*^ T^^ T*^ 1**  4%  X  X  X  X  X  X  X  sr  NO^CM  Owing' to the onthrcalc  of Spanish influenza a  great slier fa gc of nurses  exists to take charge of  urgent cases, and the  Arinstrc^ig City.. Council  recfucsts all Indies who  will volunteer to hand  lhcir names, to Mrs. H.  King, president of  Armslrong branch  lhc Red Cress.  thc  of  X  X  X  X  X  X  x\  v7-  v\  *s  X -T  7*  /  ^  m  ��������������������������� hr  x+r kr fcr  ^r sr sir  ������������������0 ur sr sr sr sr sr sr sr  j **t  j%  j* jbj  j^ j������������������> j^   j������������������t j*  jb,   ������������������>  j* jm  jm  JBi  J*,  [Ptc. N. G. McQuarrie  Wounded,  The  many Armslrong friends of  Pte. X. Gordon MdQuarrie were  pained lo see his name in thc ollicial casualty list a few days ago.  He was seriously wounded in the  chest in the last Sunday's fighting  in France. He is lhe son of Mr.  ancl Mrs. J. McQuarric, and before  entering military service was teller  in the Bank of Hamilton, Armstrong.  They say that our work is essential,  That printers aie much in demand,  So that what people think  Can be prinlcd in ink  And    distributed   all   through    the  land.  But, gee, when T glmncc at the copy  ���������������������������The manuscript kind I abhor;  I just lose my goat,  .Make a grab for my coat,  And  yell  to  "Please,  war!"  mister,  send  me  ^a  "A  "Pik  ���������������������������^  to  "?&  "A'  -A  "Vfc  IS.  -A  "ft*.  "Ha.  -'V>v\  -A  "A  is.  ?3.  ��������������������������� ���������������������������iH=mmx!*������������������  These words by Maurice Maeterlinck, in his "The Light  Reyond," express very beautifully the thoughts which find  their way into the .minds of most of us as we think of the  boys who will not come home, -even -though -the -war -has  come lo an end���������������������������the boys lo whom we can only pay silent  tribute with our tears.  "Those who die for their country should not be' ituinhered wilh the dead. Wc must call them by somc othcr  name. Thoy havc nothing in common with those who end  in their beds a life that is worn out, a life almost always  too long and often useless. Death, which everywhere else  is I)ut the object of fear and horror, bringing naught bul  nothingness and despair, this death, on the field of battle,  in the clash of glory, becomes more beautiful than birth  and exhales a grace greater Ih-in lhal of love. No life will  ever give whal Iheir life i.s offering us. lhat youlh which  gives in one moment Ihe days and the years lhal lay bcfoVe  it. There is no sacrifice Lo be compared wilh lhat which  lhcy havc made; for which reason lhere is no glory tliat can  surpass    lhc  havc made; for which reason lhere is no  .soar so high  as theirs, no gratitude    that   can  gratitude which we owe them. Thcy have not only a right  lo the forcmoiil place in our memories; thcy have a righl  lo all our memories and lo everything lhat wc arc, since  we exist only through them.  And.now il is in us that Ihc'r life, so suddenly cut short  must resume its course. Whatever be our faith, and whatever thc God whom il adores, one thing is almost certain  and, in spile of all appearances, is daily becoming more  certain: it is lhat dcalh and life are commingled; the dead  and the Jiving alike are but moments, hardly dissimilar, of  a single and infinite existence and members of thc one immortal family. They are not beneath the earth, in thc  depths of their tombs; they lie deep in our hearts, where  all that they once were will continue to live and to act:  and they live in us even as we die in them. Thcy see us;  lhcy understand us morc nearly than when thcy Svere in our  arms; let us, then, keep a- watch upon ourselves, so . that ,  ihey witness no actions ancl hear no words but words and  actions lhat shall bc worthy ol* Ihem."  ~A ^^iaiai^^-"iai^^^ia,?a.-^,?ak'^9.'?ak,?ak'  1*  "to  'to  "$^  "to  "to  "A  'to  ���������������������������sa.  -to  "$%  "to  '���������������������������to  '���������������������������to  T3.  "to  Vk  -to  "to  v.  "to  "to  'to  "to  "to  ISA  'to  'to  Report for: October, fQ\8  .   Collections���������������������������     - V  Miss Gertie Reid S  Mrs. . Reiswig   . !   Mrs.  Gordon  Maw      Mrs. H- King S . .  Mrs. A.J E.  Sage      Mrs. C. Recker -.:...  Mrs. Frank Becker'. . a   ff-.  T.  Sue Yow     :  Mrs. G. C. Petar "    Mrs.   Collis      Miss -Parkinson     ."  Mrs.  T.  Thomas      Miss   Pivigle     '���������������������������  -Miss=.Matheson=���������������������������=^.=-,-.-.=���������������������������-=^=  Miss Florence Smith   .'   Mrs. Allison    .������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������'������������������������������������������������������  Mrs. R. Wood    '    ���������������������������  Miss Bella Howard     Miss   Toolcv       Mrs.   T.   Ball      Mrs.   Gorle       Mrs. S. E. Thomas      Miss   Pritchard      Mrs.   Brel.'c      Wong   Jonc      Mrs.   liinpey      Mrs. T.  .1. Phillips      Donations���������������������������  Snallumcheen   Municipality  Skating   Rink       .Annual   Meeting      Pri.soners   of  War      Sale of oil stove     Ari'islrnim School   hoard   . .  Expend Mure���������������������������  \Y. T. GcbbJc,  flannelette   . .5  MiuKoii's Bay.  Vernon," flan  ' ne'.etto       Hudson's Bay. Vernon,  /'  1.50  1.90  2.00  19.00  6.60-  = t.70  ,3.60  1.35  4-50  3.20  2,00  8.25  1.70  =,2.00-  7.55"  2.60  3.00  5.00  3.15  1.-15  10.10  1.85  1.-I0  2.I0  .70  1.75  C.-lf)  l(i.r.������������������!  10.00  3.").'I0  1.VM)  2.50  11.10  ���������������������������in.()5  101.on  wool  125.00  C(s  I. I,. Mnn-is.  rent of theatre  cleaning rooms  Armstrong,   f'.an-  IT.  Storr.  .Foreman   ii  nelel'e      Okanagan   Commoner,  in������������������      W. R. Megaw renin a nis  Prisoners'of War Fund.  Summary���������������������������  'Oct.   1,  on  hand  Donations      Collections    ...  pn:  10.0!)  2.50  is.r,o.  1.71  5.10  15.50  .$263.06  0-UG  107.06  Cash paid out  Oct. -31st,  Cash  f ���������������������������  on  hand.  i?392.00  73.37  8'105.37 8-1*65.37  Editli A. Freeman, Treasurer  The many friends of Mr. and  Mrs. IT. P. Jaquest were pleased to  '(reel them on their return to Enderby Ihis week after an absence  of a vear or two at*lhe' coast. OKANAGAN   COMMONER  THURSDAY, NOV. 28, 1918  TIME FOR A CHANGE  ' his plan to the British Government MAKING   DEMOCRACY   SAFE i  | and offered by means of it to anni- ;  ��������������������������� I  Western Canada Must Re Freed hilate the French fleet.    The Duke Nations, Like Individuals, Must    Put Off the Old and On the  New  ���������������������������   ���������������������������.   -- I  neata*  From the Curse of the Land of Wellington thought well of the  Grabbers idea   but   with   his   practical   good   ��������������������������� | sense  pointed  out that "two  could  While  one  Federal  Cabinet "Min-  play at that game," a fact which the  ister was'in Western Canada study- * Germans have learned to their cost.  ing how best the Government rail- j Later, when   again  there was, talk  ways might be able to pay, through ; 0f    war,    Dundonald     was    asked  a   .judicious    development   of   the  about  his   plan,  but  once  more,it  huge tracts, of vacant land within was rejected, the only objection be-  their   radius,   a   touring   colleague jng that it was "too terrible to use  glibly   talked   about   building   and  by "a civilized community."  bonusing more railroads in order to  open   up   some   far-away   regions.  This  causes  the  Toronto  Saturday  Night   to   remark   that   "this   war  Concluding a profound editorial  on the war's end, the" Christion  Science Monitor says on the point  of making Democracy safe:  , "You cannot make war in the  Twentieth Century, in the name of  "scraps of paper," ancl win victories against Principle. And^lhus one  The use of asphyxiating gas is a {dav/the gray "tide faltered on the  verv ancient device.    Smoking out  line of the Marne, and began to sob  backward in retreat. Nobody knew  what   that   meant   better  than   did  the enemy was one of the regular  ���������������������������manoeuvres'    in    ancient    warfare,  seems to have instiled little or no  says the Scientific Monthly.    Poly- the German Headquarters Staff. The  originality or sense into the politi-! bius relates that at the seige of Am- -Ambassador of the United States in  dans.     Returned   soldiers   demand jbracia by thc JRomans under Mar- Constantinople,  has   borne  witness  land   on-which   to   settle,   because ;us Fulvius Nobilor (B. C. 189)  the to tne fact^ that so clearly did the  millions    of    acres    adjoining    the ��������������������������� Aetolians  filled  jars  with  feathers Headquarters   Staff  read   the  signs  three   great; tyanscantinental   rail-j which they set on fire,3 blowing the 0j-\he times that they were ready  ways    are    held    by    speculators, j smoke with bellows  into  the  face even then to make peace.    But it is  while wealthy aliens are fast buy- Gf the Romans in the countermines. e.isjer to tear up "scraps of paper"  At the great naval battle fought in l{1;m   it  is   t6  paste'them   together  the  waters   of   Ponza   between   Al- ,ain>    The winter of 1914 passed,  ing   up   some   of   the   choicest   remaining, and  the stereotyped solu  tion i.s at once sought by proposing j fonso of Aragon ancl Genoa in 1135 ,uu| t|ie winter of '15 and '16, and  huge   bonuses   to   finance   another, the   Genoese   carried   vessels   filled  railroad    lo    clear    knows    where.'wiih quicklime and red-hot cinders  When that i.s done, perhaps thc sol-] the smoke from which was blown  diers   may   be   able   lo   get   a   few; by   the   wind   against   thc   enemy.  acres somewhere along the line, if  Leonardo da Vinci, who among his  [jin(T  she   had    become   a    pariah  in thc winter of '17 Germany was  still suing for a peace no one would  make wilh her, even with the  Pope's backing.    Rut, in thc mean  in the meantime the favored lancFniany other accomplishments was  grabbers have not gobbled it all up. a notable military engineer, sug-  Incidenlally, before thc Federal gested the use of poisonous pow-  Government    throws    many    more  ders,   such  as   yellow   arsenic   and  j*ncn ,lnal   realizing that  she stood  amongst the nations: a pariah who  every day added a crime to the  crime  of  thc   day   before.     It  was  THE NAME  ALVIN E. PERKINS  with the 30 years of valuable factory and other experience, stands  for* positively the best in ihe profession of  TUNING     AND     REPAIRING     OF  *     PIANOS  Honesty- of purpose and conscientious workmanship, and strongly  endorsed by the best.authority "in  Canada,' manufacturers who are  positively particular where thejr  put their signature.  As follows: Hcintzman & Co.,  Morris & Karn Co., Gourlay Piano  Co., Dominion Piano Co., New-  combe Piano CoJ, Fletcher Bros.,  Gerhard Heintzman House, Vancouver; Prof. J. D. A. Tripp, Vancouver; Mason & Risch Co.  ATTENTION!   ._  Mr. Perkins is late owing to illness in his home, but ill be in the  city in a few weeks.   POULTRY SHOW  Get your birds ready for the  largest and best Poultry Show  ever held in the Northern Okanagan Valley.  This is a sho* for farmers and  . those having only a small flock, aa  well a9 for the fancier.  Wo are making utility classes  in heavy weight and light weight  birds.  Also tyo Glasses, namely pairs  VfmnJle and^feoiale) aifd'"~pens (rnale  and three females) for boys and  girls -under lfi. We are giving  .good prizes ancl want these junior  classes well tilled.  For further notice see the show  s^crctrav.  millions into any proposed Peace1  River railroad escapade, the public ought to know what selfish interests are lurking in the .background. Judging by certain airings given from time to time in the  Alberta Legislature, some startling  revelations might be unfolded.  "With one big railway system on  its hands, ancl the prospects good  for another, it would be much more  businesslike on the part of the Government to inaugurate a land and  immigration policy for the express  purpose of making the line pay.  If oroperly handled there is quite  sufficient uncultivated land in the  districls opened and now being  served by these- railroads for present requirements, without launching .another will-'o-the-wisp railway construction bonusing expedition. Western Canada does not require more railways, but more de-1  sirable population to make those  pay we already have..  "Hon. J. A. Calder, a western  '.member of the Federal cabinet, has  been making an inventory of the  land sil*u>a'ion, ancl conferring wilh  Provincial Governments���������������������������and some  of the prominent land speculators  ���������������������������on,a proposed policy, the details  of which have not been given out.  After many years residence in the  West he should be quite familiar  with the stupid, if not worse, land  deals of his predecessors, who suc-  verdigris,   to   be   thrown   from   flic  topmasts  of  ships  so   as  to  choke  on the brink of the abyss, she organized   lhal   terrific ' offensive   of  the enemy. This formed a part the sprjng 0f 191S; an offensive in  of lhe war instructions "given by which German flesh and blood was  Leonardo to the Republic of Venice ai]owed to count no more than, if it  in MOO,-when the Turks had passed had bcen can.j0n. But no matter  the Isonzo and threatened St. how reckless the expenditure of  Mark's.  Canada's Great Need  human life, no matter how terrific  the physical force brought to bear,  the effort always fell short ancl the      , [German boxer---was left beating the  Hence  it  comes  that we  are on  air.    Then came the Second Battle  the eve of a very trying period of of the Marne, ancl the beginning of  reconstruction   when   men's   minds   the   great   retreat,   growing   every  in the mass are in a temper, if not  day in volume and momentum till,  revolutionary,   at   least   filled   wilh  an thc verge of the winter of 1918,  impatience   at   many   wrongs   and   Goliath, with his back to the gates  evils in civilization, with our fate   of   Sedan,   hoisted   the   white   flag  directed   by   a   Government  which himself, ancl asked for terms,  contains   large   elements   of- dead (     "The    terms   which    have   been  wood and is still pain fully''susccp- granted  to him are printed in this  tible to the influence; of vested in- morning's    paper.      They    amount  terests.    But it is probable that the practically to unconditional surren-  world   has   already   entered   on   a  der.   With a retirement to the right  new era in which skill in acquisi- bank of the Rhine, with the flags of  tiveness   and   facility   in)   political   the   Allies0 floating   over   Cologne,  manipulation   will   not-be   popular  Coblenza   and   Mainz,   the   Rhenish  virtues.    Men will want a strict ac-  lands    evacuated,    and    Strassburg  count   both   of   the   operations ,'oi"  and  Metz   freed,  with   numbers   of  governments and  thc toll  taken by  his ships ancl thousands of his guns  vested interests.    They will seek.to  surrendered, the German Goliath is  make Democracy a real living thing learning fhe exact strength  which  and the only aristocracy which will (lies in "ics triplex" and human sin-  gain recognition Avill be that of ser-,ews,  when  the owner of them  at-  vice to one's fellow men^and conn- tempts to kick against the pricks of  try. What Canada heeds more than  Principle.    Then  the  curtain   falls  anything else today is leaders who  on the last act of the tragedy of "Ar-  jwill seek to obtain for it a primac*** jmageddon, " as    the    human    mind  j in the arts of peace as glorious as views it. But there is another, stage  jthe primacy which  our, army has of Armageddon behind the curtain,  | won in the arts of war. She needs  if mankind does not learn its les-  above   all   other   things   statesmen  son.     Now   this   lesson   is   a  very  who   will   care   for  her   fate   and simple one.    Jt is that fhe roots of  fortunes when they themselves are war are sunk in  the human  con-  dead and in their graves.    Urifor- sciousness, and that as a man think-  tunately it looks as if some of her ethso he  is.    Not until  all those  to start right, with a policy which  present governors were nuore anx-  traits   of   animality,   of   greed,   of  will effect coming generations, and ious about the continuance of their selfishness  and  of  vainglory  have  own  salaries  and  perquisites than been   eradicated    from    this   con-  Horse Blankets  Special Value,  Heavy Duck lined    ... $4.75 to S.00  Cross-cut Saws  Prince Rupert ���������������������������....'..?..... .V..... $1.50 per ft.  xvacer ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������...������������������������������������������������������.........  ���������������������������-���������������������������........ i..ou  Simond's Chinook   1-50'*"'���������������������������"���������������������������"  '  Cheaper makes ��������������������������� ���������������������������. ���������������������������......"....... 1-00 "     "  Double bit axes ..-....���������������������������    2.25 to 2.75 each  Steel wedges   25c ft.  Plain building paper    1.25 per roll  Tarred    " "  1.50   "V  Prepared Roofing 2.85 to 4.50  Maclachlan Hardware Co.  ARMSTRONG, B. C.  PHONE 47  _pwwmrwTR reaaaaaE  deeded nicely in alienating millions  of acres of the peoples': heritage.  Any policy-- worth while, adopted  to meet present conditions arid necessities, will have.to take this into  consideration, in order, to remedy  the damage as far as possible. At  this stage it is far niore important  the common weal.���������������������������The Veteran.  Soldiers Will dumber  incidentally provide land within  civilization limits for the returned  sbldjers, than it is to niake a huge  nofse about a big influx of settlers.  The West has had its fill of that  sort of thing, ancl looks to Mr. Calder to set, a happy precedent.    Jt  is much more important to have launching 1,500 returned soldiers  quality than quantity in the matter in the lumber business in British  of immigration.  Western Canada will develop in  sciousness, until, in other words,  the old. man has been put off and  the new man has been put on, will  a world have been found that is  ,_ , , ������������������ 'safe for democracy.   A world that  T?.J^P}e}L^Lan^eTn^J������������������l.is safe for democracy is a world  in which nothing but the true  democratic spirit prevails. And the  true democratic spirit does not prevail where any human expedients  Columbia, Sir Douglas Cameron  and Thomas Meredith leave Vancouver shortly for England, where ;" apbUro^y^'^eSodriire'utUii^il,  in the name of democracy, to win  power and   influence  only in  pro  portion   to   how   the   Government they will make a personal selection  makes_iUpossible4,or������������������evcr-y-home--toff-nD^  be healthy, happy and comfortable, j the  war  zones,   says   a   Vancouver Js th(J lessonf aml a very simple les-  To date the tendency has been to  dispatch. i which the world has to learn  A federal charter is being sought lQd u -s the very simpiicity of  for  the  Returned   Soldiers'   Co-op- jt wnjch makes it so diiIi'cult> for it  is summed up in one word, self-ab-  exploit the resources of the coun  try,  at  the  expense of the people,  \k  YJ&AI**LS AGO pcoplo used to  make themselves Heard by  ��������������������������� Houtintf from the house tops.  If you tried th������������������t to-day you  ���������������������������would probably huve to appear  before a commission In insanity.  NOW.A-DAVi the buslneaa  man uses our Want Ads.  m  [PROMPTLY SECURED7,  in  all  countries.   Ask  for  our  IKVEN-  -TOK'S ADVISER,wliich will be sent free.  MARION & MARION.  +o������������������   Un/verslt"  St..  Mnntr������������������aF-  for the monetary or political ben-'erative Lumber .Company, Ltd.,  efil of a selfish few. The result of with an authorized capital of 810,-  S'uch a policy stands in bold outline 000,000 and paid-up capital of Sl,-  in every western province. Nothing 500,000. The mills will be oper-  more tragic ancl lamentable could a ted on a co-operative basis, the  be imagined than tlie criminal ex-j soldiers having full share in the  ploitalion of land which now! management." It is planned that  places the Government in such an leach of 1,500 returned men take  embarrassing  position,     ft   is   time ''? 1,000 in stock. Returned men only  negation, ancl self-abnegqfion is the  last thing which the human mind is  in the least anxious to practice."  A Real Thanksgiving Pay  for a change."  will    be   employed    in    mills    and  in   the  agencies  which  History of Gas Warfare  Thc numerous suggestions that  Thanksgiving day be set for ali  time   to   correspond   as   nearly   a.s  I camps  and  :the company proposes to establish  possible with the declaration of thc    throughout     Canada,     the     United  anilistjce, that is lo say, the second  The British.-Ministry of In forma-1 Stales, Europe and  elsewhere. The  Moncjav   in   November    should   ap-  :~ -������������������������������������������������������>���������������������������- <-- "-- ������������������-=. = -.-  ������������������...  Vvorkers will live in commimily set- pca, ������������������0 h]] OI.der]v nlin'cis.    The day  tlements and  will be paid  current  is one which wi]1 stand 0llt in all  lumbermen's wages. Viistorv as long as rivers flow and  The company has secured cm op- mounu,jns stand, and surely it  tion on eight large sawmills in Brit- there ever was a day to be tliank-  ish Columbia with a capacity of ful for it was Mondav, November  150,000,000 feet yearly, and on tim- 11; 191g. For vears Thanksgiving  ber limits aggregating 50,000,000,- Day has been jumping around the  000 feet. The provincial officers calendar until lhe average citizen  of the company are: Sir Douglas wonders whether the day is corn-  Cameron, president; Thomas Meredith, general manager.  tion. according to the British Med  ical Journal, recently issued a communication relating to a statement  sent out by the oflicial German  wireless lo thc effect that the idea  of using poison gas in warfare originated with the British Admiral  vLard Dundonald, belter known to  fame a.s Lord Cochrane. It is a  matter of history that in 1812 Dundonald submitted lo the Prince Regent, afterward George IV., secret  war plans which included the use  o-f an asphyxiating gas. A committee  of experts  to  which  this  pro  ing or has gone. Let us by Act  of Parliament set the second Monday of November aside as Thanksgiving Day, ancl proclaim it such  for all time to come.-���������������������������Toronto Saturday Night.  Fresh air, good nursing and  plenty of rest are more efl'acious  posal was referred expressed-the J than drugs and medicine in the  opinion that the mode of attack'. treatment of influenza ancl pneu-  was "infallible ancl irresistible," j mionia, according to the view of the  but it was not used. In 1840 when New York State influenza commis-  therc was a threat of war with sion recently oppointed by Cover- per management, is a valuable as-  iM-ance Dundonald again submitted nor Whitman. set.  The backyard  flock, under pro-  Must Cut off Unpaid  ^Subscriptions  The Paper Controller of Canada  has given notice that a strict regulation is about to be issued by the  Dominion Govci-nmcnt to tlie effect  that���������������������������  Publishers of newspapers must  cease sending their newspapers to subscribers three  months in arrears unless subscriptions are definitely renewed and all arrears fully  paid.  The reason for this regulation of  the Paper Controller is that it is the  practice of some publishers to send  thier newspaper until ordered  ������������������ stopped," ancl. tbis practice frequently means a failure to collect  anything for subscriptions in"' arrears, ih which case there.is a virtual waste of paper. It is to prevent paper waste that the new regulation has been decided on.  , The manufacture of paper con-  . sunies labor, wood, coal, chemicals  and transportation facilities, and.  every ton of paper saved means  just so much more labor, raw materials, chemicals, fuel and transportation, available for urgent war  needs. For these reasons the Government insists that paper shall be  saved, and proposes that only those  who pay for their publications  shall receive them.  This order will leave the newspaper publishers po choice, in the  matter. W-j must therefore insht  upon all subscriptions to the Commoner being paid up.  We are cleaning up our subscription list this' week and will be  forced to send final notice to f,al|  subscriptions in arrears.  All subscribers must pay up.  Those in  arrears will have the  Commoner discontinued.   We have  ' no option in the matter.   The Post-  office  Pepartment   will   lefutse  to   deliver.newspapers ..where .the-subr   scription expiry date is three  months in arrears. Pay up now  and make a discontinuance.of your  paper unnecessary. We do not  wish to cut off a single subscription. We want all our friends to  remain with us. Put the paper  shortage in Canada is becoming  alarming.  We   must   recognize   the   regulations of Hi" P'uiei' Controller if ws .  are to continue.  Look up your expiry date and  govern yourself accordingly.  Are you going to 4o any  euiWing- or Repairing  Tftis Season?  THE FOLLOWING ARE GOOD VALUES:  No. 4 Ceiling, Flooring and Siding     $18.00 per thousand  No. 2 Dimension, 2x4 and 2x6   ..  .. ' $18.00 per thousand  Dry Blocks        $2.5 0 per load  Planing Mill Wood     2.25  OKANAGAN SAW MILLS, Ltd. End.*, I  ll  ��������������������������� ?��������������������������� THURSDAY, NOV. 28," 1918  OKANAGAN COMMONER  STRONG ON PERLIMINARIES houses   of   the   small   bourgeoisie    I terror reigns like a nightmare.  Premier Hughes Thinks Colon- J    There is no end to the searching  ies Are Shut Out of Final Ad-j of   houses, . the    arrests   ancl   the  justment Terms {shootings, the seizure of dwellings      ��������������������������� I now . in   this   quarter  of  the  town  tion  in   Canada.    An  even  greater  "Windermere" in a special cable and now in that, and the requisi-1 stimulus   is    expected   to   develop  *1--   "tT    n���������������������������"*""   says:  tioning of goods in the few shops j with    the    restoration    of    normal  realize that Canada has the opportunity of placing her live stock industry on a broader and .sounder  basis than ever before. The war  has  stimulated   live   stock   produc  to   the   Vancouver   Province   says:  noning 01  jjoous iii  me iew snops j witn    ine    restoration    oi    normal  "Considerable   comment   has   been  that remain open.    Universal want j commercial communication, as the  caused here as a result of Premier grips the roots of the people, and   breeding stock of Europe has ser-  Hughes' complaint that the overseas the fight of the extraordinary com- ~~���������������������������1" ^������������������������������������n-������������������'i  <"���������������������������<i-;��������������������������������������������� ������������������va. -.������������������'-"��������������������������� ^  dominions were not to be consulted mission   against  the   counter  revo-  by the British war cabinet in  re- lution, destroys everybody's nerves^  spect to peace terms.    He protests Brother    against    brother,    father coniineni  ior mems   i  against   commiting   the   Allies    to against son, countless families are;stock for years to com  President Wilson's fourteen points, torn asunder. The Russian church, -  '    *  "Long ago the Times pointed out with its golden pictures, arid its  that the peace terms were discussed clocks and cupolas towering over  exhaustively   at   the   peace   confer- the city, it really deprived of all itr  ence last spring when every aspect  of the general situation was debated  and the views of the colonial officials heard. The British government fully intends to avail itself of  the advice of the Imperial ministers  at the forthcoming conference and  therefore warned the dominions to  be ready to come here at  ment's notice.  "Premier Hughes says this statement   avoids   the   point.     Thc   Im-  old power and brilliance. It is as  weak as a reed waving in the wind  and its priests are under persecution.  Europe  iously declined during the war in  nearly all countries. A heavy demand is bound to be made on this  continent  for meats   and  breeding  e.  Live Stock Problem  :CUT FINE FOR CIGARETTES ;~ GUT COARSE  FQR PIPE  Dishes From Left-Overs  Representative livestock men, including breeders, dealers ancl meat  packers from-all parts of the country met at Ottawa last week, with  officers from the department of agriculture ancl Chairman Thomson  of the Canada Food  Board to dis-  Food   that   is   not   well   relished   cuss plans for securing and finan-  a  mo- cannot be well  digested.    It  is  in  cing the maximum business in live-  serving up food that is at once ap- stock products for Canada from the  petizing   and   wholesome   that   the United Kingdom and Europe during  mem   avoids   mc   point.     uic   mi- skill   of  the   modern   housewife   is the period  of reconstruction upon  perial   war   cabinet  has   discussed severely taxed; and she has scarce-1 which the world  is now entering.  ���������������������������������������������*"���������������������������  aims, he says, but only  in  a ,ly a more important duty to fulfil.  The  demand   on   the  livestock   hilt is, in fact, her particular, voca-' dustry of this country in the next  ���������������������������tion in virtue of which she may be  few years in the unanimous'view  said to hold the health of the fam-j expressed  by  those  present today,  ily in her hands from day to day. \vas likely to exceed that of the four  .....v,..   ..j..  u^.v.t   w.w.   uv,i..���������������������������w      In some households cold meat is [ years of the war.  and   the   destinies   of   thc   whole served, if not daily yet continually, I     "Annual interest on the war debt  world. | as   giving   less   trouble   than   any- f alone   will   amount  to   more  than  'When   the   matter   is   brought thing else.    Cold meat is monoton- ������������������55,000,000," said Chairman Thom-  ous and unattractive to many, son of the Canada Food Board,  whereas some small dish that costs "Most of that has got to come out  but little���������������������������except the time of its of the top six inches of the soil. It  preparation���������������������������would  save the joint is my firm conviction that the*live  war aims, he  general way. Peace terms, he asserts, were not debated at all. He  adds that the Dominions expect to  havc ^a voice in peace discussions  which   will' decide   their  destinies  ��������������������������� out of the realms of mere discus  sion to the practical final decision,  representatives    of    Great    Britain  alone" are to discuss them,' went on  Good Business Rules  the Australian Premier's letter, with | and  please  more tastes  better.    A stock industry's development is th'  the additional statement that he  feared the colonies were to be satisfied with taking part in the ceremonies only and not in the final  adjudication.  "Coincident with this letter -appeared another in the Times from  Sir Gilbert Parker urging that Sir  Robert Borden attend. 'Things to  be considered,' said Sir Gilbert, 'are  of grave import to Canada, but still  few rissoles, for which remains of. most important reconstruction  meat and poultry otherwise i^n- j work that can come before the  presentable might serve, a pie made,'Government.    The farmers of Can-  from cold fish and potatoes, a veg  etable stew or pie, might make a  pleasant change.  The Planting of a Tree  ada won't be taking any chances  in increasing their livestock operations in every direction. By increased production of livestock we  can pay Lhe interest of our national!  debt, wipe-it off entirely and start  When   a   man   plants   a   tree   he-' the  era   of  peace   time J prosperity  Make  friends, but not favorites.  Be  wary  of  dealings  of  unsuccessful men.  Keep  down  expenses,  but  don't  be stingy.  Don't take new risks to retrieve  old losses.  Don't    worry;    don't    overbuy;  don't go .security.  Be cautious, but when a bargain  is made, stick to it.  Make plans ahead, but don't make  them in cast iron.  Be content with small beginnings  ancl develop them.  Keep "a   high   vitality;   keep   insured;   keep  sober;   keep  cool.  Stick to chosen pursuits, but not  to chosen methods.  Don't tell what you arecgoing to  do until you have done it.  ���������������������������The Shield.  KING EDWARD  A name that stands for the best in hotel service  KingElarariHM      L^URPHT     Enderby  No More "Prisoners of War*  A telephonic advice has been received from the Canadian High  Commisisoner,- London, to the effect that on acocunt of the., repatriation of all prisoners of war all  individual parcels for prisoners of  war have becn stopped. The needs  of these prisoners are being attended to by the Canadian Red  Cross or similar aid societies.  C.  CREED  Real Estate and Insurance Agent.  Auctioneer and Live Stock Saleman  ARMSTRONG, fi. C.   ,  inmnn TSitFWW\\^  plants  himself.     Every  root  is  an  graver are the questions of Empire* anchor, over which he rests with  and  civilization.    The  Prime Min  ister of Canada is needed lo help  grateful interest, and ^becomes sufficiently calm to feel the joy of liv-  frame the policy to be applied to,ing. He necessarily makes the ac  the gravest situation with Which quaintance of the sun and the sky  the"world has ever been faced.' "  Moscow Is Starving  The following description of con-  Canada is entitled to.  The representatives at tlie conference were impressed with the  fact that the coming of peace  should not make the market unstable provided they do not sacrifice their stock because of any tern  Favorite  trees   fill   his-mind,   and,       w   while tending them like children, porary disturbance. It is believed  and accepting the benefits they 'that many months are to elapse be-  bring, he becomes himself a ben-' fore there .will be any permanent  efactor. He sees down through the drop in fhe market price of live-  ditions in Moscow is taken from a brown, common ground teeming stock because of peace being  jtter in the Frankfurter Zeitung by j with  colored   fruits, as if it were brought  aboutV e ���������������������������  [err   Alfons   Paqucl,   its   Moscow transparent,, and   learns   to   bring,  ���������������������������    -���������������������������  " them to the surface.   What he wills  .  lettei  He  " correspondent  Out in fhe streets of Moscow  there is little enough of beauty or  freedom. The little group of leaders, .who are conducting the armed  workers,  soldiers and  peasants  in  q the gray^privatfons of the class war.  oJknow. that better than anybody.  The action of the Czecho-Slovaks  on the Volga and the Anglo-Jprerich  undertaking in the north have cut  off the Soviet republic from the  corn of Siberia, the ores <in the  Urale, the wood in the forests and  the fish in the streams. Moscow,  once so luxurious, is starving.  The people go their way pale,  thin, shy ancl silent. They are waiting" for a long winter without bread  and without fires. Those who have  clothes ancl  furs are in dangei  he can' raise.by 'true enchantment.  With slips and rootlets, his magic  wands, they appear at his bidding.  These, and the seeds he plants, are  his prayers, and, by them brought  into right relations with God, he  works grander miracles every day  than were ever written.���������������������������"Steep  Trails," hy John Muir.  jpjve Stock Conference  To formulate national plans for  meeting the new and critical conditions in the live stock industry accompanying . the restoration of  peace some of the leading Canadian  live stock men ancl representative  meat packers are to be called to a  of! conference  by  Hon.  T.  A.   Crcrar,  A? Reasonable Limit  jpuring a particularly nasty dust-  storm at one of the camps a recruit  ventured to seek shelter in the  sacred precincts of the cook's domain. After a time he broke an  awkward silence by saying to the  cook: "If you'd put the lid on that  camp kettle you would not get so  much1 of the dust in your soup."  The irate cook glared at the intruder, and then-broke out: "See  here, my lad, 'your business is to  serve your,country."  "-Yes," interrupted the recruit,  "but not to eat it."  Christmas���������������������������a   real' world   Peace  losing them. ' The working masses  arc full of bitterness, because, in  view of the everlasting tension of  the external situation ancl the unheard of rise in prices, they cannot  reap the fruit of Jheir high wages  and their triumph over flic-bour-  gcoisic. In the desolate dwellings  of the rich ancl in the overcrowded  Can  Food Hoard  License No. 8-G33  Ground almonds per bottle      SOc  Almond paste per pkt. 35c  (Jut mixed peel SOc  Bleached Sultanas  per lb.  25c  Mincemeat in'pkts.* 2 for 35c  Mincemeat in  bulk, ft). 20c  Xmas puddings (Wagstaffe's)  ��������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������������������������ * ��������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������+ *\M\M  Cake candy, ft) ...... . SOc  Cranberries, per ft).... 25c  fi  I  I  fi  I  I  i  i  0  minister of agriculture. Those who Chri.lin^Ju#������������������^tha cor-  have   been   watching   the situation  ner, even if the llu is lie.c   RUSSIAN PEMOCHACV  Wowr���������������������������il-attW  jj Peef Suet per tin 50c f  j  fi  jj Phillips & Wiiitetiouse f  j*      Phone 48    Armstrong  I  o  0������������������=������������������<X  of Russia's attempt, at Democracy. It-is not to  be wondered at, however, when wc take into account the cruelties of autocratic rule under which  tha empire has labored. What we see in Russia  we shall see in a greater or \^*������������������^in���������������������������������������������  notion with thc many smaller states in E���������������������������������������������P?,  which have come under the "sell-determining  clause of the Allied peace demands.  Af-cordina to a London cbspnlch. Russian  maidens, under thc jurisdiction of certain pro-  v noial feolshevik Soviets, become thc "i^ncrty  of the state" when they reach thc age of eighteen  vears and arc compelled to register at a sovcrn-  fnonl "bureau of free love," according to the ollicial Gazette of the Vlaclimar soviet ot workers  and soldiers' deputies, which recently published  that Soviet's decree on thc subject.  Under tlie decree, a woman having registered,  "has the richt to choose from anionq men between 19 and 50 a co-habitant husband ;. the consent of the man chosen is not necessary, the decree adds, the man chosen has no right to make  any protest. ���������������������������    ,       ���������������������������       r V  A similar privilege of choosin g from among  the reeistered women is given every man between  19 and 50, "without the consent of the woman. ���������������������������  Tliis provision'is-described-as "in the interest of  the state." Chances to choose husbands and wives  are lo be presented each month, the decree states.  Children born of such marriages are to become  the "property of the state." Stringent rules and  penalties are"laid down for the protection of girls  ]^ss than 18. The decree further states that it  has been based on the "excellent" example of  similar decrees issued at Luga, Kophn and other  Truiy, Russia is becoming democratic fast! Tt  loads one to question what the other newly made  European democracies will do���������������������������what particular  innovation they wall bring out.  "**   "1  ffeep-fm-eyei3n-^<H^flstmfta  of COMMON^ acjvertisers.  Pon't 4etej^ buying. You  will get real service at  our Valley home  stores  fe're vanity to serve yow.'  Okanagan Commoner  ^ARMSTRONG  ENDERBY  ''i THURSDAY, NOV. 28, 1918  ������������������feanagan Commoner  In   which   is   merged   the   Armstrong  Enderbv Press.  Advertiser   ancl  'GO  AHEAD"  Published  every  Thursday  at  Armstrong",  B.C.,  a year, by Walker & C.uiv.  H. .M. "Walker. Edilor & Manager.  at  ������������������2  Advertising rates:  Transient, -10c an inch first inser-  ;'   tion,  25c each subsequent insertion.     Contract advertising, SI an inch per month.  THURSDAY, NOV. 28, 1918  A HEALTH CONSCIENCE  You ask mc v.JiuU i think is the businessman's  duty to his ec-umry at ihis hour. In my opinion  .his "duty can. Le summed .up in two words: "Go  Ahead."���������������������������I Ik. mas A. Edison.  These words by the wizard of America apply  with equal force to the community as to the nation. We can add nothing to the nation that wc  do not add to .the community in which, wc live.  Men add to their country's welfare only as they  add to the -welfare of themselves and their home  communitv. |  We  GIGANTIC SALE PRICE  from a  Quote as  also   our  have  in   the Armslrong-Enderby  district |  one of Lhe most favored sections of Canada.   Its1    j development has been by easy stages.   While the  Here is one of ..������������������ be. .hin*.��������������������������� have seen.cn ���������������������������*������������������ {-S^tt^ ^^SeSI^  district's possibilities. This is admitted by all  who have studied condilions. The output could  as well bc doubled and'trebled.  'the treatment of influenza.. Not that it prescribes  any sure-cure drug, or suggests a magical treatment; ������������������;ut because of its sane and practical ideas.  Sir Arthur Ncwsl-udme hits' the ri.gkt thought  when he suggests tiiaVv health conscience -should  l.e (VvVopecT. wriliout \\fjcl] there, can be no  lorv over th.c plague. Sir Arlhiu- Ncnvsliolme,  is"chief medical uillcci.  '"     rd. savs 'that  STIRRING VALUES FROM OUR GIGANTIC SHIRT SALE.  Special Mail Order Sale o/  .$2,000 worth of Men's   Shirls    purchased   direct  well known Canadian exclusive shirt  facton;,  for  men's   wear.     We  well below the actual selling price of  these  shirls  in  Canada  today;  &S marked down sale price.  MAIL YOUR ORDERS IN TODAY. WE PREPAY EXPRESS OR POSTAGE ANYWHERE. IMPORTANT! Read every sale item before ordering:, then auote number and mark vour letter Mail Order Dent. H.  FLANNEL SHIRTS FOR-> MEN  No. B. 10���������������������������English    flannel   shirts   in  light  and  medium  stripes,  collar attached; size, 14% to 17y2.    Standard  price   today     .  ..$3.00'  Our Sale Price ..... .$1.9*5 e&ch  ity.    Collars attached.    Sizes' lAy, la  .10V-i.    Standard price todav  V '$3.75  Our Special Sale Price S2.95 each  No.  ma  .^���������������������������"SviiC  irr.mcn'i :*���������������������������>  i.s in appealing  "science among  oi" llie London  the luitioiuil sa  Gov-  And ,if tills is. true,* of Armslrong district what  must wc say of the Enderby to Mara section?  Here vast stretches of Jand remain unproductive.  The output from this locality, while satisfactory  X.J  cg-uard  and  '1fvelo|)ing a  IicmM.Ii  con-  sniall v.-  ol* what  oocs not represent a hundredth  ne  i." h  Mhal  wutel\  try. is  germ does  - on  "ol"  .pic-,  is i-siaijiislif'.   ne says.  y prevalent in almost every  iranMiiillecl Vr-in pcjrs :n  I  nol continue to live in  ise, now  11  the human li^sl.  va  arlicies outside  public halls and vehicles h  iie (I  civilized coiin-  > ]>c rson.    The  e c;prvi} air or  Bisinfcelion  m a  part ol* what (he land is capable of.  Gradually ihesc conditions are changing. But  did you ever slop io think of Ihis districl as it  surety must he in Ihe future, wilh every acre inlo  crop, and  every  farm   a  prosperous  home,  sur-  unl barns  NoVB. 1.1���������������������������Flannel    Shirts    for    men.  Medium grey, also grey, stripes in-  English flannel shirts, collars at-*,  ���������������������������lached.    Sizes 1-1%, to nonstandard  price  today    $-1.00.  Our Special Price \ . . $2.75 each  B. 17���������������������������Flann-  One shade of  .1  Shuis   for    men.  lglit grey English flannel.   Sizesl5, 15!A, 1(3 and 17. Stand-*  ird   price   todav   ............   $'150  Our Sale Price .....  $3.50 each  filled wilh  pas lining  a lively sir  Ts valuul  ali  ias rel  tie, Ihough washing and cleansing  '���������������������������Leijislai'ion lo res I rain every person suffering i  Irom a cold wilh rise in temperature, (he first j  symptoms of the disease, frcm mixini/ among his |  or her fellows could not be made effective, and'  i! must .be. made  lo their conscience  to ���������������������������  an  appea  slay in bed or indoors until these symptoms have  passed.      *:  -   'if Ovei-vhody  lived  "eared.  can largely be  bedrooms and  need not be  clisea.se  lion of  an outdoor  As il i.*i. the  ��������������������������� prevented  and  ventilated  rom ccrlfis can  pro!eel  lows bv following lb.1 f;  badiv  .1/  lie Mvouiance o  piaccs.     People  . theraslves and  w sinmle rules  rouni'-L'd by pre,dilutive fields  bountiful   crops   lo   winler   feed   the  herds?  In somc sections of Lhe counlry these condilions have already arrived; in olher sections Ihey  arc coming. Unless all signs fail wc shall sec  them conic quickly throughout the dislrict. Wiih  lhc war's end wc are certain fo sec the waste  piaccs of Ihe Okanagau Valley filled un with  thousands of homesckers from"Eastern Canada  and from overseas. Thc trend of travel is ah  this way. Ii is certain lo increase.' It can  slopped only by the inflation of land prices. This  ,      ,, ...    .ought   lo  bc  avoided.    Thc  Valley  has  aircadv  m   mc venuia-.,:iin-erC(i onc scl:|j.,cfc because of lhis Lcndcncv on  No. B.  12���������������������������Denim    Shirls    for    men.  Substantial    Blue   DeiWin   Shirts   for  workmen,   attached   collors,   sizes   15  lo 17.    Standard price today ..  $2.75  Our Special Price . .. $1.95 each  No. IS. IS���������������������������Duck Shirts for men. Liuiit  color grey duck shirls, in all sizes  from UlSi lo 18. Standard price today :-s. ..\..-.:. ::... 83.oo  Our Special Sale mice. S2J25 ea.  No.  No. IJ. 13���������������������������Duck Shirts for men. Dark  shades in good stout wear-well duck,  with    collars.     Sizes   l"-t \<.    to   llP/j.  Standard  price  loday       ������������������2,50  Our Special Price' . .. $1.95 each  I?. 19���������������������������Union Shirts for men.  Heavy dark grey Union 11 ami el  shirls willi attached collars. Sizes  1-1 V-i lo IS.    Standard price todav ������������������5.  Our Soecial S:  lie Price  $3.75 each  -Indiffo    Shirts    for    men.  heavy   bine   mottled, shirts   in  1-M/j   lo   lGJi.   ^Standard  No.  life  SI  ead  influenza  of lhc  ������������������������������������������������������catiy  be  B.  \A���������������������������Ficcce    Shirts    lor    men.  Jilack    only,    in    strong5-llccce-lined  Turll   Drill  Shirts.     Sizes?   15   to   17.  Standard price today  ,......'.   ?3.00  Our Special Sa?e price. S2.25 ea.  No. B. 20-  Kxlm  sizes' from  price today    $3.75   Oar'Snecial Sale Price $2.75 each  No. B. 21���������������������������Blue Flannel Shirts for men -  Reliable cloth in blue wilh.white,  stripe, sizes 15 lo 17. Standard price  emwded  suffering  Iheir IV1-  luid down  1* speculators.    We should not- repeal  in  a  bv the Local 'Government Board  Lbc pamphle  'civ davs ago:  sis of home Ircalmenl and of preven-  tb.e moulh and nose well washed  "Thc  lion is f  M,  keep  "soluliop  witn a wc;  and common sa  er.y.-i pa lieu Is or  nol be lel'l lyinc  or eLr-rised wiih jjomncr  :crma������������������ana!c of potash  pOKc-rc  rsils fr.;m  uc I s  ib.ei:  used by infiu  ��������������������������� T'lonr^ sii  the part c  the fault.  The Armslrong-Enderby district offers inducements ioiiomcseckcrs lhal cannol be found anywhere else. Thc land here does not require irri-  alion_; "tlie district lias an abundant rain and snowfall; iL has a variety of soils, from Lhc heavy ciav  loam on lhc bottomlands lo Lhc lighLcr sandy  loams on lhc highlands. These arc features which  hi  hon  al>c:|  i.  bul. should be  water."  .-oil boiled  close  "EVERY  E HAS  rrx-.rt  lib  THORN  Enderby*? !<\s  who know  appreciate   llie  folio win ri e  rccontlv received fr'uu him  "Mr.   Ce  x Ira cts  nescekers will appii.;.  proxiwiily Lo market is  ciitional allraclion^  These certainly are times lo  And  the dis bid's  ccrlain Lo bc an ad-  "Go. Ahead.'  rrgc  Bell  will  from   a  lei it  in Vieloria. Mr." Bell.  M. L. A.   for Vietoiia.  wen I. lo New Zealand  lo  convert lhc people of that commonweaUh to Lhc  idea of prohibilion.   Thai Lhe people of New Ze?t-  s land   'arc    laking    lhcir    conversion    sorncwhal.  .grudgingly is evidenced bv a  drsc:rin[jv'n cf Ibc  -"work now bein."'.carried'on iii  Lhc southern do-  jnhion by the New Zealand Alliance.    Mr. Bell,  -writing ffom  Duncdin under recent dale, gives  ���������������������������.point to the fad and describes tbe Iwo islands as  ���������������������������Old- England   over  again,   "booze"'being  doep-  Tooled.    From onc to Iwo hours arc required at  each meeting lo deal with inlcrruplions. he-savs,  and hc sneaks of one meeting as a regular "rouffh-  Jiouse." Mr. Bell and a saloon man .occupying lhe  ilor.ding roles and holding thc floor for most of  TO CANADIAN FORCES OVERSEAS  says Lhc issue i.s very much in  government leans'toward the  ���������������������������ihe lime. lie  -and lhat Lhc  irnflic.  Is7:\ Bell spoke before the Chamber of  nirrce cf Duncdin in September on "Morc  "With Canada.." and is availing himself of  or.pcrlunity !o advertise lhe Dominion Lo  class of New Zc���������������������������"lander.  dou-i t  liquor  Corn-  Trade  every  everv  WILL- RAVE LASTING EFFECT  The following letter written lhc Enderby Vie-  iorv Loan Commillcc bv Mr. "\Viiliam Owen, of  -Mara, speaks well for Mr. Owen and our friends  of Mara for whom he. writes:  "1 lake this opportunity of thanking you and  your commillcc for Lhc unfailing couiiciy ancl  "4ri rlxntriTess^fo^i i d p-u sV n*=o u i "c (fo ris=-io=o b l-a-i n V h e-  Honor Flag. I am sure wc all feel the fceller and  arc amply repaid for fhe lillle lime spent, and  Ave feel sure the inspiration iL has given ihis dis-  Irifi will have a lasting effect."  Mara's achievement in connection wilh lhc  Viclorv Loan was an unmistakable sign of lhal  district's recent development. And il is not out  of place to add that it was largely due lo Mr.  Owen's personal efforts tbat Mara won ber Honor  riug.    -:���������������������������"���������������������������*"      ELIMINATING COMPETITION  (Wnllcn by Mr. John R. Cowell' father of Mrs.  W. A. Cuthbert ancl:Mrs. G. H. Fowler of Armstrong. - Mr. Cowell was a resident of Armslrong  a- few years ago. He is now'a member of the AF  hcr La Parliament.) ': ,.       .  Cubs of the old Lion's blood, ,  -1-.   Lads  from  the purple heather', " ^       '     .  Men who marched to Harlech's calls, '    -  Hoys of Erin's fighting race;  ._    ' Patriots of I-Yen eh descent,  Jacks of thc later breed,  And you, crossing with eager feci,   '  The line invisible between,  No.  B. 15���������������������������Drill Shirts ior men. Very  heavy khaki drill, reliable dye. Sizes  15, i5i/i and 10 only. Standard price  today       $3.25  Our Sneeial Sale price. ������������������2.25 ca.  today  Our Special Price  ���������������������������$3.00  S1.95 each  No.  No. B.-16���������������������������Flannel Shirts ior  dark  grey. English   Ilannel.  ish.    Sizes 15, 151/-, 10, 17.  ..    price loday  men: of  twill fiu-  Slandard  .. .   83.00-  B. 22���������������������������Oxford Shirts for men.  J-Iorrockscs English Oxford shirting".  Light and medium stripes, collars  separate.   . 14Vi   lo   10V-i.     Standard  price   today       $5.00  Our Sale Price S3.50 each  Our Sneeial Sale price. S2.25 ea.  No. B. 24���������������������������Sateen Shirts for men.  Fine  Jilack Twill Sateen, very heavy qual-  No. B, 23���������������������������Oxford    Sfcirts ' for    men."  Extra heavy in assorted slripcs, wilh.  collars   attached.     Sizes   l-i',������������������   lo   IS.  Slandaul  price, loday   ...:....   82.50  Our Special- Sale Price SI.95 ea.   l :   ������������������T������������������\  Mail" Order  Dep  ���������������������������rtment  H.    .  Canadian  VERNON,  B .C.  BRITISH COLUMBIA INTERIOR-STORE  Food  Control License No. 8-2103S.  !WT^^������������������r^anCT^'ffrwgat7M������������������CTCTirvTrgywrDTar,fflWir3Tyr^^ i^KM'-wtK-ig-UJ. u.*ipimi  11  iiii 1 ilii tin 1  ��������������������������� 1 wi iw   m 1 trtxtc  ���������������������������������������������.v������������������?:ff������������������i fi.as������������������''J3W  MANTLE  of  ,freal deinocracv.  It was not so long ago when every hu.sincssman  considered evei-y competitor an enemy wilh  wb.em it. wasn't safe to associate. In fact, there  arc some businessmen who still cling to this false  notion. But the .era of business associations has  dawned, and today wc have an exchange of ideas  between firms in the same line of business, and a  .kinder feeling toward one tmother.  Fundamentally, however, wc arc still monopolists at heart. If we could only eliminate competition !  Business Language says thc only reason the  businessman wishes he had no competition i.s  bcause he would like lo have thc trade think of  HIS firm exclusively when ordering goods. This  can he accomplished in thc majority of cases by  sending out'properly prepared advertising matter  ���������������������������advertising which will create in thc minds of  customers and prospects a preferential attitude  for his goods, so thai when thev need anything  in Ids line thcy will think of HIM without giving  ii thought to any competitor.  The Samoa factory, in Gloslrup, Denmark, i.s  jnaking binder twine oul of paper, which is  claimed to bc just as good as ordinary binder  twine. Thc factory is also making stair runners  wid carpets of various colors and patterns out of  paper.      ���������������������������^u ......... I.".       .   . .-.���������������������������������������������������������������������������������a....  Out of-the glow and snow,  Wesl of tiie "Western Main,  Sons of the Isles, Sons of the Seas,  Herpes from anywhere;  You gathered here at the blare of the call) '  Straining and_ chafing and burning to go.  YYcary'wjIb  training and wailing, ������������������ "  Vv'ailing and   marching"'nowhere;  JJWen of-peace production",  From shop and mine and camp,-  b'rom prairie green and gold;  You were raw .stuil' in the training,  Thcy   said:   "Soldiers   some   day   to   be."  Al last the words that Ihrillcd  Ordered "Canadians to France."  All .wondered if our men  In arts and industries well trained,  'Working out in peaceful hope  Civilization's high ideal,  "Would stand against thc onrush  Of mighty warlike force, in  Numbers inconceivable;  =^Vi th=_h a tcuo iUus^a n d=-o 11 rs^ ���������������������������^  Vuth bloody spile ancl fiendish craft,  The airs of heaven  full-charged  "With poisons unhrealhahlc.  Rolled O'n in might gigantic,  Their fearful hosts not caring  AVhen, and how: by lust and cold murder,  And fiendish wrong the crushed  All   innocent, or aged,  ancl  those  Who crossed their path of flaming raj  To dominate and curse a.s slaves, " '  Ry greater wrong,* was their sole aim.  Nervously-wc-wondered, j ��������������������������� '.  Nol knowing, the struggle so unequal.      ^  Rut not for Jong, for suddenly,  As when a fiery holt of heaven's quick  Forging strikes the broad unshaken  Oak, and shatters to thc earth,  So, with cries and silences this virile  Host, our Boys, our Sons, with growing  Skill  ancl courage resolute,  "Withstood  the awful charge firm  Standing, and drove them back  To death and overthrow,  While  a   world   surprised,  Cried: "Canadians lead the van!"  But men of birth and breed in lhis free land  Inspired with a glorious aim,  Could scarce do less.    . ,���������������������������?"  No, nurtured in the air of boundless   ':."  Liberty, they answered to the call,  To give to all what lhcy possessed,  With hearts on fire. "      >���������������������������'  Our souls  arc oroud  because  Of them, that thoy. but striplings  Al  the  task  untried,  shouild   hurl  Rack  with   cpinking   fear,   thc  serried  JJIass  of IVr.Vun  boast  and  might. ���������������������������  Oh, braves'  "r oar sons, no A  Nation -liraver ever bred. c V  Now soldiers tried arc yc, "'���������������������������  Heroic veterans, acclaimed.  Thc long-drawn ycars of blood and death  Arc passed, and your brave  Hearts and proud, wilh ours,.  We here unite, lhat your  Brave deeds recorded be .  For ever in a world set free  I'or wide Democracy.  ���������������������������John R. Cowell  Leaders cf the  World in Mantle  Oil Lighting  AYILITF"  OIiI^"--lLAMl?  Note Prices -  Complete wilh Shade  $12.00  Without Shade "  $10.00  THE IDEAL LAMP FOR THE HOME  Its beauty :hk1 ils utility will npncal to you-. Ttis U8 indies liiyli over all, rnul  the mantle is 1'2 inclic.-. above the table. Kcserroir holds ab nit one and u half'C|uarLS  of oil. It .yives a pure, whiLe li.trbt, with no noise, no odor, no smoke and,i.s easy to  operate.  Burns Coal Oil. No Pumping of Air. Safe. Can't Explode."  No expensive parts to rcplaee, .and man Lies should last six months or longer  with ordinary care. We .Lruarantee vqu eniire satisfaction. Send for the lamp today, enclosing purchase price. Use it in your own home. Ifyou arc not entirely  satisfied, return the lamp within 10 days and we will promptly refund your money  without question. -      -  We Sell Our Lamps Direct and Save You Dealers' Profits  Our direct sellinjr pian saves you two or three dollars on each lamp and our  money back guarantee gives yon full protection. .'Vou run lio risks whatsoever,  Send in your order Loday as prices may advance. No dealers or agents. Order  direct from" .��������������������������� .  -  B.C. DAYLITE Co., P.O.116, Kelowna, B.  ��������������������������� Distributors for B. C. and Yukon  c.  m-m%  Our warehouses an4 office wiU he  cJose4 on Thursday afternoons after  Pecemher 1st  Complete stocks   of  Adams & Patricia!*  Community   Plate ^ |  jle pieces or any  Also in Cabinets.  Xmas  Gifts.  Yow still have an opportunity  to secure bargains at  *��������������������������� -  A. Munro & Co  for a limited time only  Armstrong, B. C  M  \  m  i ikii  8 THURSDAY, NOV. 28, 1918  OKANAGAN   COMMONER  -        JUST ARRIVED  The largest stock of talking-machines in the valley.  Eight different styles  Come in and get yours  A good selection of Victor Records always in stock  Will there be a VICTROLA in your home this Christmas ?  fi, S. BEST '  Armstrong',   B. C.  XXXXXXXXX XX XXX  X ENDERBY NOTES  x  x x x x x x x x x xx xx  The first snowfall  26th, but not  enough  Jt  came on Nov.  for runners.  Mrs. Attenborough and Mrs. and  Miss   Rosoman   visited   Vernon   on  Tuesday.  * 55  (     Mrs.    A.   Reeves   and    daughter,  I Miss  Laing,  returned  from  a very  ! successful trip East on Saturday.  ! -  I     Mrs.  I visiting  S.  Poison  her' daiu  of Vancouver  ;hter,   Mrs.   S.  Speers,  morning.  in   on   Wednesday  X   X   X  sr     sr    sr     sr  Jt     St     ���������������������������������������������*   ,Jt  X  ARMSTRONG NEWS  5? x x  ';? x x  sr  St  sr  J%  sr  41  sr  j*  sr  Jt  sjr  jt  X  ���������������������������r>-'  Major JMobcrly^cainc in from  Ihe const Saturday, remaining in  Armstrong only" unlit Monday. Major Moberly was investigating a few  JMJ^ IJ). J. Craig, secretary of the  Okanagan Sawmills, made a business trip to Calgary Saturclajv-re-  turning Tuesday.  sr  Mr. VS. Mack, who had his shoulder dislocated while at work on his  farm norlh of Enderby, is able to  bc around again.  sr  Dr. anckMrs. Keith enjoyed lhc  visit   of   Dr.   and   Mrs.   Lamb   this  week, on   lhcir  way  Mrs. f.amb is a sister  pension cases' in  this district.    All  complaints in  Brilish Columbia  in'in  There   will    be   special  giving   for   "A7iclory"   and  Here is a native son who has paid  the .supreme sacrifice. On Ocl.'iSlh  Mr. and Mrs. Ernie "\Yalsoi>of Armstrong received a wire that their  son, Pie. Alfred Wesley Walson,  thanks-''was missing. There was hope lhat  he might bc  lo  llie   coast,  of Dr. Keith.  -Mr. ancl Mrs. -J. W. Binkley- re-' connection 'with pensions granted  'turned from Vernon on Saturday,! by the pensions board are referred  after  spending  a  few  days   lhere. to-Major  Moberly's  department  tvo  'be  looked, into.    Pie  acts'between  the  returned  soldier and the  pen  's.  Peace"  I1U nilorni ^e a prisoner, but on Nov.  the    Presbyterian    Church    on -7lh tllei' received the sad news that  mi day   evening.-    The   Sacrament  hc lliul keen killed in action.    Alf.  Mrs. Yeoward is enjoying a visit  from her mother, Mrs. Kerr, of Ar-  cola,. Sask.  Mr. C. II. Hardy returned on Friday    from    Revesloke,    where  spent a few days on business.  X  '   Mr. C. Fisher came up from Ver  non to spend a few clays wilh his x  mother, returning on Monday. i"  sions board, endeavoring to adjust  all" differences and to. get the pension    granted    under    the ��������������������������� proper  of the  Lord's  penscd.   (  Supper will bo-dis-  hc! classification  be* done.  so   no  injustice  shall I season's play,  was born on'the ranch now owned  by   Mr.    Wollen,'  Pleasant    Valley  road.     He   was   2L years   old   on  - A meeting of the En'derby Curl-'Jc.ne 2-1 th lasl and 'spent.all his life  ing Club, and alj[ interested, will be lierc till hc went overseas--with lhe  held  in   the City Hall  Friday eve-fist    Canadian    Reserve    and "was  ning, Nov. 29lh, to prepare for the  transferred to the 72nd  Canadians.  ������������������ it -as j*. K  GRINDROD NOTES  x  Bush   visited  Mrs.  H.  Bush,  j lie  , loving  leaves  lo  mourn, the loss  of 'a  son  and  brother his*, father  his |and mother, two sisters, Miss Watson  aiid   -Mrs.  Maundrell,   and   one  week:    Farrier Bush   brother,   diaries,  Mrs. J. M. Bird returned do Ta-  coma'on Monday, after spending a  ���������������������������week in Armslrong.  sr-  -is  Wong Jake was buried on Saturday'ancl Louie Ming on Sunday���������������������������  bolh victims of flu.  j; i.  Jeweler Adams i.s showing a nice  line of"' French ivory novelties for  Christmas trade."   ^  X     "'   - ������������������  Mrs. Forbes of Rcgina is visiting  her sister Mrs.  Geo. Murray,,"Armstrong's pioneer resident.--  ^, '  x ��������������������������� '. /?   : '  " -Miss-Colter,-who has-been visiting her sister, Mrs".  II." JL. Poynter,  J������������������������������������   JS   X^   JS   JS   *>������������������   JS   ������������������   J*>   J1.   J������������������*   J.  returned'  day. -  lo Vancouver ou-Wcdnes-  X  Farrier   J.   D.  parents, Mr.  and  Enderby,  this week:    I  '^was on his way lo thc coast, where  in     hospilal  " ho   joins    a    Canadian ������������������������������������������������������contingent'"  leaving for Siberia.  now   recovering  Mr. G. McCren returned from Alberla last week lo stay at Mrs.  Weir's- farm, lo get. oul,of lhe cold.  in  A  Thc   sole  lumber was  prices   being  was satisfied.  of   the   Bischel  The    following    additional   contributions lo lhe Christmas parcel's  (lo   the   boys _at   the   front   arc   re-  cslateiPorled . by   llie    Enderby   Trench  England from  woniKls received . lie had a host  of friends in Armslrong and district. ������������������ >  held on the 2Tsl, good  realized.     Everybody  ,. The warehouses and office of  Armstrong Growers' Ass'n.V will  be closed on Thursday afternoons"  after, December.  x      ��������������������������� "   - ���������������������������'-  A ,lathc-has,bcen installed.at the  -Fletcher    garage,; 'and^  this   enterprising firm  is' now "in  a .position  to handle any auto  repair job.  ' X ���������������������������    ���������������������������  Dicd���������������������������At his home, Pleasant'Valley Road, Nov. 21, Mr. P. M. Palm-  gren, after "a prolonged illness, aged  -76 years.-lie was the father of Mrs.  Taylor,-' Peasant  Valley.  ^  w X  ��������������������������� Messrs.   Sage  &  \coward   report  brisk business in poultry and eggs.  They are,open lo purchase all the  geese, ducks, chickens and turkeys  offered for sale im- thc districl.  X  Keep  an   eye  on   the  local   store  wiivdows for Christmas' displays.  This is a Peace Christmas and we  are going to make il onc of cheer,  sec if we don't���������������������������ancl beat old  grumps fluie.  Mr.  -Mclntvrc,   Ihe   well" known  i r*  Revelstoke tailor, is spending a few  days  al  Grindrod  on  business   for  his" firm.  e X  Owing to thc la'lc fin cases clevel-  oping, Grindrod people have taken  the-advice of the-medical authorities and have postponed the .hall  opening dance advertised for'Nov.  291 h  Comfort Club: By Airs. Winter, l|  dozen packages cigarettes; Mrs.'.  Johnson, 2 fruit cakes.   ,  sr  The ladies of St. George's W. .Ar  are very grateful to llie citizens of  Enderby for lhe splendid," support  given them on the occasion .of/the  bazaar held in K. of P. Hall:'last  Saturday afternoon", when something .over 9215 wSs'realized. .  _  m  T  tW-,  '(M  s������������������  P  Aim  u  Persons-proposing to hold-public  dances   or  olher   gatherings   likely.  They don't want any of'the;.t<> bring a large number of people  plague at Grindrod.    They, will let; together   are -advised;   during   the  present.epidemic of Spanish influ-  their  when  friends know in "ample time1  the new date is set.  You will help <yoursclf, your  friends, your town and your home  paper if you will drop a line and  tell us the particulars when you  have friends visiting you or any  other piece of news.  Prize lists ancl entry forms for  the forthcoming poultry show arc  now ready and may be had at The  JMig Store, the Okanagan Commoner office, or of Hi. A. Allison, show  secretary.  The Armstrong^iospital is in urgent need of rags, whether white  or colored. The matron would be  grateful if those who have any to  spare would leave them at any of  the grocery stores.  X  Rev. Mr. Miller has been seriously ill with double pneumonia the  past week. Little hope of his recovery was entertained on Saturday and Sunday, but.a change for  the better came Monday, and we  are pleased to report that he is well  on the way to recovery.  X  Messrs. J. Blackburn and A. Hallam, well-known residents of Armstrong, have taken over the livery  and feed ��������������������������� barn on Patterson ave.,  and it is their intention to conduct  an up-to-date dray, livery and feed  business. The long experience of  Mr. Blackburn in the livery business will be sufficient guarantee to  the general public of the quality  of service they will, render. We  bespeak for them every success.  NEWPOOKS  JUSiyARRIVpP AT  Abbott's Prug Store  A Daughter of'the Land    Gene S. Porter'  Calvary Alley., Alice Ilegan Rice  The Sky rider. B. M. Bower  Great Heart " Ethel .VI. Del!  Prophet of Berkeley Square.  R. Hicliens  The Magnificent Andersons Jl00}^   ,  ������������������ -Jurkington  Romance of Western Canada.   Mac Beth  The Young Diana. Marie Corcelli  Elizabeth's Campaign.   ������������������!rs "unipherv  i     o        ward s  .The City.of.Masks BatMcCutcheso 11.  Dere  Mable, Love Letters of A.  Rookie  for  Mitt* and Cloves  see owr stack for Men,  0������������������y������������������, *w4 CWWrw.  Prices Rig^  consult with the Board of  before ' making  ' arrange  Come   to us for your  Pe:I,    Nuts,     Raisins,  Spjces, etc.    Our/stack  - is complete and fresh.  j  C. F.J3. JILiccnsc No  Cliff St  enza,.'to  Health  ments.     ;  Residents of Ashton Creek settlement met at' the home of Mr.  ancl Mrs. H. G. Baxter.last Wednesday evening, Nov. 20th,- at a social  party held in the interest of the  Red Cross. Eleven dollars came  from the party as a contribution  to the Enderby Pistrict Red Cross.  At last  Canada  has adopted the  war thrift stamps.    The local .post  ollices   this   week   received   a   full j  line of war stamp  books'and  are j  now in a position to supply all demands.    A book of stamps costing  ?4, now will bring you .$5 when ^reel e'enied   five  years  hence.    Iii  the  United   States  the  government  has  already received  more than  ������������������879,- you   come  000,000    from    these   war   savings  again. .  stamps.���������������������������' ' '������������������������������������������������������i-Lots=M3fc=Ghr-istnias^Goods-    1 sale ancl more coming.  8-J12980...  Enderby  WE. WANT YOU  ��������������������������� To feel al^fiome'in'this store.  Come in-ancl look'around.   You are  nol   obliged- to  buy,   but   come   in  and   get' acquainted.    We  think if  once    you    will   come  -now=on=r  Ncver were good layers such pro- \  fitable  producers  and   never were  poor layers such expensive board-  N  I  Canada Food Board License No. 8-9S6  MRS.  Millinery  Tlie popular Variety  Store  CWFF ST- ENPE*������������������Y  C. F. B. Ucensc No. f 0-9227.  Ml WNERY SALE  In order to make room  for Xmas. goods, J will offer my entire stock of vel-  our, felt and velvet hats,  trimmed and untrinimed  at greatly reduced prices,  ���������������������������Irs. 8Mm  f\F.Ah Estate and Insurance  I..IST your Properties and Houses.  1 for Sale or Rent.">Enderby, B. C.  ZION  PKESEVTEKIAN CHUHC������������������  Armstrong, 3.C.  Rev".  W  S.tott,  Minister  Worship at 11 a.m. and'7.30 p.m.  each Sabbath.  Sunday School at 12.15.  .Ypres Club, Monday at 8 p.m.  Larkin --service   3rd   Sunday   of  each month at 3 p.m.  .    SPIRILLA CORSETS  BRASSIERES, ETC    v  Made to order. Flexible and  unbreakable. Every p air guaranteed.  EDITH TURNER  Corsetiere  Armstrong  B. C.  The Time is Getting Nearer  -when you will not he able to sit outside; the evenings are growing shorter.  What could make your home happier than    .       ���������������������������'- -       '_  ���������������������������THE���������������������������  NEW  EDISON  alance 'on    Easy  /Terms  Diamond Amberola  No  Needles  to   Change  prt-^in    $7.50 DOWN   "B  Unbearable Records.        Over 4,000 to choose from ' '  Write today ior full paniculars of our FIVE DAY FREE TRIAL PLAN.  Enabling  you to hear ii in \jour own home absolutely free of cost.  Sold only at  The Hood Stationary Co.        Vernon, B. C.  Edison Distributors  -    A   Postcard   Will    Bring   Our    Representative  SUl/A  A DIAMOND EQR  CHRISTMAS  You will make her heart glad by buying a Diamond this  ��������������������������� ���������������������������    ,      <j  year.,      .- . < V  ���������������������������-'     w  Gome in aud see our Diamond  Solitaire  Ring Specials  at $25, $50, $75 and $100. *  Really the finest value Ju Canada toVlay. We are also  showing a great variety of PcntlanjLs and BroocHes '.-exclusive  designs/' at very popular, prices. " ''-������������������������������������������������������'  , "A small deposit will secure any gift"  FRENCH    V Such a beautiful "stock oLtheso  dainty/Jwares  IVORY     " came iii ��������������������������� recently.     \~:"'i-~-  ~r '���������������������������  This new shipment ju3t rounds up'-this. department.    It has  ���������������������������placed it-in excellent shape for the"wonderful Christmas trade;  -; "      ' we expect hr itVg'V ^'V;     6''  Choosing time is at "its best right  now1 when;''nothing worth  ,while is massing from^tbe display. "  - ���������������������������;   ..-  -     J. " "COMBS, BRUSHES, MIRRORS,   "BOXES,  ���������������������������'   -BOTTLES find evervthin<? in French Ivorv .   .  that will appeal  to the fair sex."      S'       :' '       "-' -'-..-  *   L, _ ry    ^   ' "  ���������������������������j:c::te>Am-  ���������������������������e  rman's  Rubbers!  Do yon'want areal good value in this line?  Our  white  soled rolled pdge  rubber boots  will give  you the  maximum use for hard wear.  JBfli n's JJaceit t iree eyelet,  price ^8.55  .   "       Sponor, f jur   *��������������������������� ���������������������������'          UM  "        JJJjiimberking, four eyelet, price ..; 4.25  "    v������������������ Polar JR^lman. fivei" "    .'. 4 25  Baltic, all black  "    " "    a    8.75  "       Nash, all white, four"        .  " \    4.95  Poys' Sarnia, four eyelet, price    2.75  'A.   Simcoe, three   " "      ';    2.40  Youth's Simcoe "     " "       ���������������������������.    2.(X)  Child's       "        '     " ���������������������������'       '    1.80  Women's Sania four  "        "    2 65  Men's Arctic Socks  at       95c, 1.25,1.75 and 2.00  Boys'      " '��������������������������� ,. 80c. 95c and 1.25  Women's Boxcloth gaitors in Pearl. S'fite, Fawn and Black at    ���������������������������.....;.....      $2.50  A. Df RENAULT ������������������SC0~  Armstrong, B.C. OKANAGAN  COMMONER  THURSDAY, NOV. 28, 1918  sr sr  sr  sr  -tXXXXX X X X X X X X X X  The Little Home Paper  xxxxxXxxxxxxxxxxx  1 vantage with pullets from an  egg-1PENSIONS    CLASSIFICATION  laviri'-* standpoint.Thefertility does!      ���������������������������   ni'.   seem   to  be  lessened  but  the Claimed to Be Most Unfair to  aalchaL-iiity is greatly interfered  with by close confinement. Confinement of tlie older hens does not  prove   so   satisfactory.     These   re  Men Who Have Seen Service  A writer in  the B.  C. Veterans'  Weekly calls attention to the hard  The little home paper comes to me  As badly printed as it can be;  It's   ungrammatical,   cheap,   absurd  _Yet   how   I   love   each   intimate  ,V     t ���������������������������,,- :��������������������������� n-if> tppming town, r          "i ne government nus tciicuicu^  X Tthknd  m"d peop e rush up Inspector   Anstey   Makes   Very <boasted that the Canadian scale of  Where the sad, maci peopic piMflinir   Rpnnrt   n>   Tpafhinsr :���������������������������������������������������������������������������������:. *i,��������������������������� ^^d nnirl tn nnv  suits also indicate that less feed is ships    worked by   the   .Canadian  .i ���������������������������.���������������������������-������������������-*. 1 ���������������������������  ......  A r\\Vi ml       MnUl  consumed by confined birds.  ENDERBY SCHOOL  Pensions Board in connection with  thc granting of pensions to our;re-  turned soldiers.   He says:  "The government has repeatedly  and down, ,      ,,  Ancl it's good to get back to the old  lost place  And  gossip   and  smile  for  a little  space.  Pleasing Report re Teaching  Staff  ���������������������������Mr. A. Anstey, Provincial Inspec-  tr of cShools, spent two days last  week   making   a   thorough   inspec-  pensions is the highest paid to any  army in the world, and has no difli-  culty in proving the statement with  figures and facts. That the duly authorized scale is the highest cannot  They've had a picnic  Wood;  \nd Aunt Maria was sick last week;  Ike Morrison's got a swollen cheek;  And the Squire was hurt in a runaway��������������������������� ,  More shocked than hurt, I'm glad to  Bert Wills���������������������������I used to play ball with  him��������������������������� , . ,  Is working a farm with his uncle  Jim.  The Red Cross ladies gave a tea.  And raised quite a bit.   Old Sol Mc-  Phec ��������������������������� .  Has sold his house on the Lincoln  road������������������������������������������������������  He  couldn't  carry, carry  so  big  a  load. ..  The Methodist minister's had a call  From   a ���������������������������wealthy   parish   near   bt.  Paul. .  Ancl old Herb Sweet is married at  last-  He was forty-two.    How the years  rush past!  But here's an item that makes mc  sec  What a puzzling riddle life can be.  "Ed Stokes," it reads "was killed in  France  When the Aliics made their last advance."  Ed Stokes! That boy wilh the  laughing eyes  As blue as the early-summer skies!  He wouldn't have killed a lly���������������������������ancl  vet,   3  Without  a  murmur, without  a rc-  ! gret,  *��������������������������� ������������������.    -i?   i   -K ���������������������������     rw    i    ������������������������������������������������������,i be disputed, but the classifications  tion   of  the   Enderby   school,   and which   this   scale   is   paid  has ^handed in to the Secretary of : opens the door for a considerable  amount   of   disillusionment   and   a  The weather is hot; .the corn crop's    good; . 'n,  i the School Board the following re  in She c o   .   port regar(|ing his inspection  ._  . -   t     - .     ..     -      ,     ,  mv vast amount of disgust.    To begin  I  beg to  submit  report on  m> n   .g ularly  sup.  recent inspection of Enderby Pub- ^ {q bc paid tQ q man as sonie  llC���������������������������.,MCh0.01" i     .      ,��������������������������� >   ..J slight recompense for the disability  "Ihe   tone   and   standing  of  the* inciirred   whiic   on   active  school are good,    iwo features nn-| tmd   which CIlts   him  press   one   more   particularly���������������������������the  e ^   r  earnest attitude of most of the pupils   toward   their   work,   ancl   the  fact that in so many of thc classes  the pupils are younger than has  been the case for several years.  These condilions' indicate good  work on the part of principal,  teaching staff and students, -and���������������������������  needless to say���������������������������are full of -promise  for the future. The buildings at"  maintained in exceptionally good  condition, and the Board are io be  congratulated on their energetic  and enlightened policy of introducing Manual Training and Domestic  Science teaching in addition to the  practical rural science and school  gardening, thus keeping thc scnool  well to the fore as regards modem  ideas and ideals in education."  No More Food Substitutes  VKfiiser Bill  when   the  Allies get  through with him :  O  He left the peace of our little place,  And -wont away with a light in his  face; V ...  For out in the world was a job to j  -    do,  Ancl he wouldn't come home until  ,   it was through!  Four thousand miles from our tiny  town   .  And   its   hardware  store,   this  boy  - went down.  Such   a   quiet   lad,   such   a   simple  chap���������������������������  But he's put East Dunkirk on the  map!   Charles Hansen  Towne  in the  American Magazine.  The  action  of  the  Canada  Food  Board in summarily cancelling thc  order requiring the use of substitutes is creating hardship on.grain  dealers  and wholesale grocers.    It  is pointed out that it was several  months   after   thc   substitute  order  was   made  effective   iu   tlie   States  that   similar  action   was  'taken   by  Ottawa,  but  when  thc   order  was (ness.  cancelled   in   the   Stales   the  ndian   authorities   took   immed  I action  from following his occupation at  full working capacity, ln adjudging this disability the pension commissioners or their representatives  are supposed to classify the disabil-  ty in accordance with thc degree in  which it prevents his earning his  living in the common labor market.  Jf this precept is practised why is  it that we find men who cannot  raise their right arm to the level of  their shoulders, as a result of terrible-wounds, cut off from a pension altogether? Why "is it that  men who can"scarcely hobble a half  mile are granted the prodigal sum  of $2.50 monthly���������������������������for six months?  Is there any physical disability  from wound or gas that is sufficiently serious to bring about a  man's discharge on the grounds of  "physical unfitness" that is legislated for with a pension of $2.50 a  month? Is not that sum moie in  the nature of an insult than a pension to a.man that'has a wife and  family depending on his earning  power in any market?  Thctrc   is   another   very   serious  side to lhe question.    The military  authorities   discharge   no   man   cx-  ceot on account of physical unfitness.   This unfitness may be the reran-1 suit of active, service, or it may be  uUU.v,..������������������~   ^   ��������������������������� .diate'thc result of pre:servicc disease ot<  without   giving  the   millers-disability   which   was   no trecog  The success or failure of a Creamery depends j]  largely on the amount of Winter Cream that can be. J  secured. n  We have made a success of the Creamery dur-I  ing the Summer and if we can, this coming winter;  keep up the output success is assured.  Our   Directors   appeal to you as a patron to J  take advantage of the high prices'.which must be paid J  for butterfat during the coming winter.    Make preparations now for winter cream.  Our Directors also appeal to' the  small producer to continue patronage even though the amount.,  be small.    A large number of small   producers  can  help.outthe output to a wonderful extent.  "CARRY   OX"  Northern Okanagan Creamery Ass'n.  Armstrong-Okanagan Land  Company Limited  AUCTION   SALE   OF   CITY   LOTS  Postponed on account of epidemic of  Spanish Influenza  Watch for this Important Sale a Little Later  Classified   Ad^  time lo get rid ol* lhcir large stocks  which thcy had been obliged to accumulate.  A    prominent    wholesaler    intci  nized at'the'time of his enlistment,  but" became aggravated by his hard  experiences'overseas. If the medical authorities can prove the latter  A     prominent      wimiL-������������������iiii;i       jmh.i-   ���������������������������- - ������������������l,���������������������������,r r���������������������������.r>  Viewed ������������������ld-*.t * th* ^ues, of lobe the^^ZXSM^c  Confinement Versus Run  the Food Board stocks of substi  tutes were brought in at greater  cost thfin the flour, and then thc  first order was made .operative. The  cancellation, he said, came absolutely without notice. As a result  they have large stocks on hand and  with no demand. A movement is  on foot to induce the government  to take over the stocks and send  them to Siberia. The millers have  already taken the matter up with  Ottawa, ancl the grocers are now  taking concerted action along 'the  same lines.  viously passed the man for service,  and that service was duly rendered,  they will accept no responsibility  whatever, ancl refuse to pay hi n  any pension at all. There are thousands of such cases already. The  serious part of the matter is that,  through his military services on behalf of lhc country, the man is rendered more or less a wreck for life,  sometimes without any pension at  all and often with onc so small that  it does =hut pay his car fares, and  lhat man is unable, except at an  out-of-thc-question figure, to obtain  ' -       ' " " V'l  Cost little but reach  many,  and are  first-class pullersj  business.    Trv one in The COMMONER. 2c & lc a wo'  LEARY   GARAGE  D. C. LEAEY,  Proprietor  FORD DLiALHK  TiZ:p7ursl'bVil lTiuT l?U^Jy fcfff r ft=-P non e-2-2^  ARMSTRONG, BC   It is generally acknowledged that  hens will lay better and give more  satisfaction if allowed plenty ������������������r.ex-jwire  ercisc and a free run than if nenned ���������������������������  up closely.    Such however did not  prove to be the case with birds of i  lhe  White   Leghorn   variety,  al  the  Aggassiz JExperiiTUNil.-'l Farm during  the winler of 1917-18.  Al the lime the birds were placed j  in  winter  quarters   a   group  of   72       in view of the military situation  yea: ling hens was divided into two  brought about bylhe signing of-lhc  r.    i r *\,r.   r������������������������������������ioii   life insurance for the protection of  Secretary   Corlev   of the   Retail imc i"=*"-"<" v * T  ������������������'-1' ���������������������������   .-       ... .     i   Vibrio near and clear to nun..   JL nus  Merchants'   Association received   a .tnose nun  ui.u "  j  from Dominion Secretary  'Trowcn .stating that the cancellation order was actually effective,  and that  a grateful country rewards those  who have given of 'their best, and  proclaims from  the housetops, lhat  L!i?^CS,Z ���������������������������J- r. pays U,e ���������������������������.,*������������������, *���������������������������������������������..������������������.- n,c  considering disposal of the stocks.  Spruce Production Reduced  u su a f II oc k s, o lie "pen "be in g' con fi he'd" armistice  XrifjoF^Atrstin" "G.   Taylor,  in a house with four scmarc feel of j director of thc  Imperial Munitions  SECRET   SOCIETIES  I. o. x^.  Court Armstrong  No. 3429  Meets 1st and .'Ud Monday eve in hall in  thick Block  W. H3PE, C. R. GEO. MURRAY. FIN. Soc'y  world.    Cheap talk, is it not?  "The peculiar feature about lhe  whole situation lies in the fact that  although thc military authorities  decide that a man is unfit���������������������������and  they never arrive al that conclusion  w tit���������������������������Ti"ifduer^h as t e=or=-i nsu !fi ci en 1=  vii._    ....        . consideration���������������������������the  pension  author-  Board's  department of a-rcnautical j Hies' one aim in life appears to be  supplies,   announces   that   the   pro- ��������������������������� to proclaim  kk. i^_ 1^ k. L &.  wwwwfwwwwxwmi  How AhOHt Yoht .  fHJSJNJSSS FOR YOUftSJ^F, ANP WW TW  BUSINESS OF THE PJSTWCT JN TtfE PJS-  TWCT. THE COMMONS |S WW W WW  VOU. 3Y CO-OPFIUTING WE CAN ^O^P  |N THE WSTWCT THOPSANPS Of POPLARS EACH MONTH, ANP AT THE SAME  TIME GIVE TO THE PUHWC THE COM-  PLETEST SATISFACTION AS TO PRICE,  QUALITY ANP SERVICE.  THE BUSINESS IS HERE.      JT IS UP TO  I  S. H.SPEEUS  W. M.  A.F&A.M.  Endtiby Lcdftc No. 40  i{c%ular mcetlnjrs first  ThuiKlay on or after tho  fullmoon ut E p. m. in Masonic Hall. ViwitinB  bretl.ren cordially  invited  C. H. REEVES  Secretary  floor space per bird, while the sec    ,.,,���������������������������,,,...,  v.^,....-..-   r.-~ ��������������������������� --  ond   lol   had   lhc  same   amount  of supplies,   announces   that   the   pro--to proclaim 'the same man   lit, and  lloor space plus nine square yards  due-lion .of spruce for airplane pur-1 consequently non-eligible for a pen  per   bird   of   fenced   run.     In   150   poses will bc curtailed.    From 'this  sj0n."  davs   the   3(5   confined   birds   laid   announcement   it  may  be  assumed  !,2S<)  eggs.   v:ihw.d   j,[   Ar^i.ni.  on   a', that the recent large production of  feed cost of -$28.55, while thc birds ', airplane spruce lumber can now be  wilh lhc run laid 1.3-19 eggs, valued   considerably reduced and still meet  |at !?57.78, on a feud cost of $30.<IG,   tho   military   demands   of   Britain  ancl hcr Allies.  ENDERBY   LODGE  No. 35, K. of P.  Meets every Monday evening  in Masonic Hall.    Visitors cordially invited-'to attend.  CHAS. HAWINS, C. C.  H. M. WALKER. K. R. S  U. J. COLTART. M.F.  PROFESSIONAL  A   C. SKALING, B. A.  Barrister, Solicitor,  "Notary Public.  INSURANCE  Bell Blk. Enderby, B,C-  E. O. WOOD, B. C. L. S.  Armstrong and Salmon Arm  Subdivisions, Mineral Claims,   limber Limits, Pre-emptions, Drainage,  Irrigation and Road Surveys, Maps  and plans.  Phone 02 Salmon Arm, B.C.  showing a profit of $1.08 morc for  the free run birds, and a somewhat  higher egg production.  A group of (50 pullets also of the  White*Leghorn variety was handled  in a similar manner and under the  same conditions. In 180 days the  30 confined pullels laid 2,002 eggs,  the feed costing ������������������37.50, while lhc  other pen laid only 1,928 eggs, thc  Teeci costing $39.97. ..The advantage  of confinement in this instance was  71 eggs wilh a net profit of $9.14  more lhan the free-run lot.  -When the hatching season arrived a rather startling result was  obtained when it was found that  ia each trial the confined birds  gave exactly 2% greater fertility of  eggs lhan the birds with, thc run.  Following on the work a lillle further, it was fouiid lhat in the experiment with the confined hens  only 33% of Lhc fertile eggs would  hatch, while those hens-on the run  laid eggs hatching 55% of the fertile eggs. Much tlie same comparative results were obtained from  thc pullets where the confined birds  hatched 13% and llie free run birds  15.G%, of thc fcrlile eggs.  Apparently confinement is an ad  The World says: "Orders have  been issued by the Federal Government to loggers who have been cutting spruce logs for, the Imperial  Munitions Board to stop sawing  and bucking. There arc hundreds  of munition board camps cutting  spruce in   this  Province.  "This does not mean the immediate closing down of all the camps  that have been engaged im this  work, neither docs il mean that all  the two or three thousand men employed will be thrown oul of employment, simply because the government has cancelled the con-  tnv.I.s   for  cutting  airplane  spruce.  "Some of the camps will be able  lo clean up in a monlh or s>o, wh.le  -.thers. who arc well ahead with  ���������������������������.heir cut, will lake three or four  ���������������������������n.-mlhs to get their logs into thc  waler  and  have  it sawn  inlo  lum-  , ber."   | Many a pouUrymaii says: "There  [isn't a chicken louse on my place,"  I when he has never really looked at  |his birds carefuly enough to know.  If your eyes are poor, put on a  I pair of glasses that magnify and  Hook again.    Then get busy.  Don't put your machine up  for the winter-until it has  been overhauled. Let us  look it over for you.  Ford Dealer and Supplies  RMD'S~~GARAGE  Enderby, B.C.  your^iir^BusjNEssjvrANr^To^GET-yoiJR-  SHARE: IF YOU ARE NOT, ���������������������������  IT IS UP TO VOU !  HELP US TO MAKE THE COMMONER  AN AID TO YOU IN BUSINESS.  HEUP US TO PUT THE COMMONER INTO  EVERY HOME FROM LARKIN NORTH TO  SICAMOUS.  HELP US TO MAKE THE COMMONER A  BUSINESS GETTER FOR EVERY BUSINESS  ENTERPRISE JN THE DISTRICT.  HELP US TO MAKE IT THE MEDIUM TO  WHICH ALL MAY LOOK TO FOR THE REST  STAPLE GOODS AT THE LOWEST LIVE-  AND-LET-UIVE PRICES.  HELP US TO MAKE EVERY "AD" SPEAK  FOR QUALITY AND RELIABILITY.  Phones���������������������������29 Enderby. 35 Armstrong.  A call will bring our aid man to see you, with  illustrations and suggestions for business-pulling,  interest-awakening, and good-will building ideas.  These will cost you nothing, but advertising  space in the Commoner will cost you 40c per  column inch, transient, and 25c an inch each  insertion ton contract.  The rest is up to you.  EEEBEESKKEEtl  j [TJRSDAY, NOV. 28, 1918  OKANAGAN  COMMONER  EATS  DIRT  MADE IN  CANADA  a������������������  LYE  WE ARE IN THE  MARKET AND WILL  PAY YOU CASH  FOR  ���������������������������RAGS  ���������������������������OLD RUBBER  ���������������������������and AUTO TIRES  ���������������������������COPPER  ���������������������������BRASS  ���������������������������LEAD  ���������������������������IRON  ���������������������������of every description  flivcrcd to���������������������������  J.  Tedford,  Enderby  v       Hope Bros, Armstrong  our warehouse, Vernon, B.C.  V. SAUDER CO.  [he prices of shoes have soared and will  i still higher,  buy  now.   Ladies come  ancl see that High Cut Chocolate Tan  jot'with cither Neolin or leather soles,  m will like it.    Rubbers like shoes need  be best quality,  we  only      1 : nci  lest. ���������������������������  Repairs of all description clone  J. 2. PARKS  ie Home of the Solid Leather  Shoe  MORE  SERIOUS  tion in regard to the Province. The  proof sheets, which had been put  Outbreak   of  Influenza  in   Chi- at the disposal of the Victory- Loan  nese"   Quarter���������������������������Two     Deaths committee, have already resulted in  Reported  particular incident was made a  matter of transparent secrecy, and  why this secrecy, wliich never existed, should be at ihis late date bffi-  extending    that     organization     in cially      destroyed. __ Minneapolis  scores of prooperous little commu-  Just as Armstrong was about to'nities which otherwise might have  declare the town open and to reopen the schools, churches, etc.,  a new start was made in flu cases  on Friday and Saturday and now  the ban is but on tighter than ever.  Several new cases developed in  the city Friday, others have been  reported since and some of the  victims are in a very'' serious condition.  To make matters worse, Dr. Van  been overlooked.  The first sixty pages out of the  thousand pages in tlie book sive ���������������������������������������������*  list of the officials of the vardis  Government departments, both at  Victoria and throughout the Province, with a historical review and  short articles by the various provincial ministers outlining the jurisdiction of their departments, and  Journal.  AMERICA'S LIBERTY LOANS  Our Cousins Have Raised Nearly Eighteen Millions by Popular Loans  Total subscriptions to the fourth  I'berty   loan, were   S6,989j047,000,  the   treasury   department   has   announced after final tabulation had  indicating   the   great   resources   of been completed. The oversubscrip-  Kleeck has been laid up wilh the .the Province. jtion of S989,047,000 was 16.48 per  disease   for   the   past   two   weeks.)     In  the   gazetteer portion   of  the j cent.     Every   federal   reserve   dis-  Drs. Arbuckle and Williams of Ver-.work a total of 2,010 cities, towns, trict exceeded its allotted quota,  non,   and   Dr.   Keith   of   Enderby villages and settlements are listed,!     This   makes   the   fourth   liberty  have been called on to render aid. Jin, addition  to   4,193   geographical,loan by far the greatest war loan  Two deaths occurred among the points, enabling the- reader to at ever floated by any government.  Chinese, one Friday night and an-1 once obtain the. location and de- Including the four liberty loans,  other Saturday morning. Other ln-jscription of any town, village, lake al* of which were oversubscribed,  habitants of the Chinese'quarter or������������������ m'ountain, etc. In all places and war ^savings, the nation has  are down with the disease. SucI- where no local directories are raised $17,852,000,000 in popular  den death of two of Iheir number J published the inhabitants are listed war loans, nol including oversub-  causcd consternation amongst the in the provincial directory. In each scriptions which were not ac-  others   and   there   was   a   general instance   the   business   or   employ-jceptcd.  scattering of scared  Chinks. Many menl is given.   In the case of farm-1     Bonds of the  fifth  war loan, to  left  for parts  unknown. '   ers or ranchers the branch of agri- be offered probably in thc spring,  The first flu cases in Enderby culture followed Vs given, making will be of short maturity, Secretarv  were reported Sunday. Three vic-the directory,of very special value McAdoo has announced. This is  tims came down suddenly at one to business firms, or parties seeking interpreted as meaning five years  of the hotels and immediately were to identify others by their occupa- or Jess  sent to the hospital.  In an epidemic of this character  many people become unduly fright- tluis described, ancl its inhabitants   000,000,000   al  ened. Fear will make one more sus- directoried, equally with-the small  treasury   after  ESTABLISHED     1872  BANK, QF HAMILTON  Money or cheques in the house are not safe.  vTIiey should be deposited in a chartered Bank.  If a hranch of the Bank of Hamilton is not ac-  o "  cessible, do your banking by mail.   Send deposits  in "cheques or money orders.  ARMSTRONG BRANCH  H. L. Paynter.  tion.    -Towns   as  large   as  Nelson,'     Existing war obligations  mature  with   populations   over   6,000,   are as follows:    First liberty loan $2.-  at   tbe   option   of   the  1932,   and   payable  ceptible to sickness and, especially' settlements on the banks of the not later than 194/; second liberty  in an epidemic,. an easy Victim to! L'PPer Skeena, with only half a loan ������������������3.000,000.000, redeemable  the disease.    Of course; every $re- dozen inhabitants. after 1927, payable; in 1942;  third  caution should be taken, both ^n A classified businessmen of the liberty loan, 84,170,000,000, re-  Province classified under 1.035 deemable and payable without .op-  different classifications, is given, tion in 1928: fourth liberty "loan,  forming a valuable business mailing estimated at 90.989,047,000, redeem-  Hst of the Province. At the end of able after 1933. payable in 1938;  the directory' a novel section com- war savings $879,330,000 up to the  prises a directory of trade names,  brands and tiadcmarks, so lhat the  merchant or householder who  knows only the-trade name can im-  United States Naval Hospital, ChelV���������������������������*'^   fmd   '������������������n   reference   the  flo^'Vhere is no possible question.  manufacturer   or   agent   in   British Henry M   Stan,       when he WM in  Columbia   who   makes   or   handles Darkcst  Afp.        tested  that matter  the required line of goods. thoroughly.      For    something   like  two years it was.one of the staple  the care of one's body arid iri keeping away from the disease "and  from crowds, indoor or outofdoor.  In summarizing an extensive  study of the flu plague Dr. J. J.  Keegan writes in the Journal of  the American Medical Association:  "A rapidly spreading pandemic  disease was first recognized at the  present, payable in 1923.  High Worth of Banana Flour  i ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������  Concerning the value of banana  The Audacious  MAT-JTASS^N;  Auctioneer ������������������n4 livestock  Salesman  AjeMSTFONG     P. C.  ������������������V^A***n^VN/������������������������������������>a*^  J have -������������������ wide acquaintance  HHiongst buyers, J Consult * me  when yon want to hold a v>*,  "Also send tne particulars of ��������������������������� ���������������������������?  snrplna stock yon wish to dispose  of.  *  C. F. p. Ucenav No. fl-3409  sea, Mass., Aug. 28, 1918, the first  patients coming from the receiving  ship at Commonwealth Pier, Boston. It has becn carried to this port  from Europe, both by patients and  by carriers. It promises to spread  rapidly over the entire country, attacking between thirty and forty  per cent of the_,population and running an "acute.course of from four  to  six weeks  in  each community.  "This disease is characteristic ot  the ordinary endemic influenza but  is more severe and much more contagious. It is caused by 'a specific  virulent-strain of the influenza bacillus, against which individuals of  the younger generation have relatively no immunity.  -"  '"In"from 5 to 10 per cent of the  persons afflicted it develops into a  massive and very fatal bronchopneumonia. This pneumonia- is  primarily caused by this influenza  bacillus, this micro-organism being  recovered from .8.2.6 per cent of the  lungs at necropsy, iu 3J.6 per cent  of which it is found in pare culture. '  Various remedies are suggested-  AH agree that the fees* thing to da  t������������������ ?hol5o������������������1mTk������������������pflr���������������������������Tn,d *������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ P-nom knew of their ow���������������������������  remedy. Jf the' simplicity of it  will not prevent the people from  trying it, it may be the saving of  countless lives from flu attacks:  A teaspoonful of good olive oil  every two or three hours, and a'  little taste of some pure jam or  jelly, such as grape, immediately  afterward, to prevent any. irritation  of the throat hy the oil, and alsc  occasionally during the day snuff  fug a liTtlF^rtlNToil up each nos-  foods on which he lived, and his  testimony regarding it is both clear  and convincing, though the flour  lie had -urns made in the most pririii-  i'tive fashion by the natives among  whom he was living, and was not  , Noihing can  shake  pur. admiration-  for   the   efficient   manner   in  which' Britain   conducted  the  war  against the Hum, and .we have a special admiration for the frank readi- ,.   , ,  ��������������������������� - ... .. - ,  ness of the British officials to admit comparable   save m the particular  their      mistakes.      so      that      our of cost, with the flour that has been  .emotions are purely those of won- Produced   and   is  being .produced  derment'when   we   read   the   announcement   from  the   British   admiralty   that   theX/uidacious   was  sunk" by a mine.    The Audacious  incident   will   be   recalled   by   all  readers of fhe early war news.    It  first appeared as a rumor, hut, its  status as a rumor changed to an ..     A.      A. ...       .    .    ������������������ .������������������.  accepted fact in a few days, and no,*,mat,n������������������ *e *?"*��������������������������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������������������������tof ���������������������������������������������  ~������������������������������������������������������ L V. ���������������������������..* ~������������������> i? i������������������������������������������������������j ...������������������- 7.  annual crop,; hut it may he said  DO YOU  USE THE TELEPHONE  NO MATTER WHAT THE  WEATHER CONDITIONS TO  TRANSACT YOUR BUSINESS  Our service is available  every hour of the day and  night. A telephone is the  most valuable convenience  of all modern utilities in  the home or ..oflice, and  the service it gives is in-,  calculable to the happy  possessor of one. The  busier you keep your  Telephone line, the more  business it will bring you  at a profit. Time saved in  business is money made.  The aim of this' CoTi^jmy  is to give a perfect Tele-  phone service     l,_ ui^jij  TELEPHONED  **������������������M*������������������*V**^MN*M**VM***^  today in New York City.  The'-world's available supply of  banana flour is practically inexhaustible. Growing w������������������ild as the  banana does, with all .the excessive  prodigality of tropical vegetation,  in localities far outside the ken,of  civilization, there is no way of es-  tril.  Canada Well Fixed  Choicest meats obtainable.  ioo. R. Sharp*  IWholesnle and Retail Butcfier  Enderby  PAY CASH for POULTRY  and EGGS  Shipments solicited whether  iirge or small. Remittance  hade on day of receipt of goods  It prevailing market prices.  E SAGE      Armstrong ff.C  Eggs   and   poultry   meat   of  the  ighest   quality   command   highest  Irices and yield largest profits.  SMOKt   UK lit I IS  T&B PLUG  Referring to Canada's Victory  f^oan success Sir Thomas White  said: "It has heen a triumph for  the Canadian people. The announcement that Canada has more  than subscribed her last and greatest Victory Loan will profoundly  impress thc world as to our economic soundness and financial  strength, after more than four years  of war. Its success assures thc liquidation of all floating indemnities of thc Dominion as well as providing funds to meel the expenses  of demobilization and credits for  the purchase of our agricultural  and manufacturing products during  the period of reconstruction. Canada will enter this important period fully equipped fmaincially as a  result of the Victory Loan."  one in or out of England was ever  in doubt as fo the fate of that hat-  that enough bananas grow some-  tleship.  RNmCTRY  Pf ��������������������������� P#nt baa opened one of  tbe mo������������������t modern Pental Par.  =jore4n=tbe4Hterior^oi3ritiBh=  Columbia in the W. JL  Smith Block, above the Okanagan Grocery, Vernon, JB.C.  8pe#ial attention to out of  town patients,  Phone 34-3 or write for appointments.  New B. C. Directory  Wrigley's Directory, the first directory of the Province of British  Columbia since 1910, has just been  published, and it is a very vauable  reference work.  ,   The  work,   which  has   occupied  a staff; of over twenty persons for  the last ten months, is a remarkable  compendium of classified in form a-' there is a curiosity as to why this  I where each year to feed the world.  The fact  that  1100  men  were'    M������������������reover,   modern   science   has  takw   off  the   battleshiD   bv   the ^covered the methods hy which  Earner^St K ** S "^J^L* jM  was viewed hy hundreds of passen- ?������������������ .p**lj"y ^^fT*' i *!  gers on the Olympic; made secrecy ft^.^ilJlvS���������������������������11" *  I fntije impossibility.^ Well over ^definitely almost anywhere.  , Vancouver has lifted the ban on  . ,       j .  ���������������������������   . .L      closed theatres and churches and  been sunk, and over half of these pllWic gatherings. The public  were under no obligation to bide schools will open Pec 2nd.  theii; knowledge.   No less a person      than Mr. Schwab came back to the'  United States with a full account of,  the sinking, be having been on the  Olympic at the time of rescue. |  Por  a  day  or  two   the  world  waited word from the Pritisb^ admiralty, and then turned its attention to other things.   It was gener-  aJly=-understood--that^some=-recon-^  dite reasons of censorship made it  advisable to give no oflicial con-1  firmation  of  what  was  generally  known, and must have been known  even- in  Germany.    The  ways  of  censorship  being  past   all  -understanding, the world considered reticence about the Audacious affair a  vagary and let it go at that, though  for acinic it had a tendency to lessen confidence in the official British  reports. This confidence,  however,  was soon restored as the British rc-|  ports   unhesitatingly   told   of  their J  losses, but this only added  lo thc  mystery surrounding the Audacious.)  It was even suggested  lhat Prince  Battenburg    had    somc    traitorous  connection with the affair, and his  retirement   from   the   British   navy,  helped to keep the rumor in circula-,  tion.  The. original purpose of the secrecy remains a mystery, but it is no  more  puzzling  than  the  fact  that  one  of the  first  oflicial   acts  after,  hostilities ceased should be an ad-'  mission of the loss of this all but  forgotten   battleship.     The   secret  ntust   haye   borne   heavily   on   the  British oflicial mind, which sought  re.^ef   in   confession   a)t   the Tint j  opportunity.    There has long since  ceased to be any curiosity as to the  fate   of   the   Audacious,   but   now,'  since the matter has come up again  Better subscribe tot  tio# While the  ��������������������������������������������� .'���������������������������  is  t/XA^**u-XJt/'tiTJ"fcf^J^*n.rirTJ*M*nf'M~i^^ ���������������������������~l���������������������������-~~^-ra*^~_���������������������������_Jm_���������������������������_*_*_���������������������������_*_���������������������������-  $2.00 Year  Armstrong and Enderby  yVWWWMWWWWWWWWWMIWWWWIMAMMW  PR. PPNT  PENTIST  V������������������RNON,P.C  ���������������������������i  MADE IN  ARMSTRONG  U4ies' suits  Wen's Suits  Clothes Cleaned, Pressed  Altered and Repaired  ALEX. ADAIR  Morf> Profit IP IIip  Pwlternwlw  ===_^Tbe^P.ominiQn_|aw_ogainsMbe_seltinfl-o^  butter without tbe words "Pairy ^utter    or  ���������������������������'Creamery flutter"���������������������������as the case may be���������������������������printed  on the butter wrap, is a blessing in disguise to the  average farmer.  It is the duty of every butter majcer to comply with the law in this matter. Some butter  makers have only a cow or two, and make so little  butter that it does not appear to them that they  can afford to have their hutter wraps printed.  Thcy do not like the idea of having 500 or 1000  butter wraps on hand. To accommodate this  class of buttcrmakcrs, wc havc printed up  a quantity of "Custom" Hutter Wraps. They are  prinlcd witli the words "Fresh Dairy Butter" but  do not hear the name of lhc 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 clo not require buttcrwraps in  larger lots, take these wraps in lesser quantities.  500, Single Order.    -    -    $3.75  1000   "      "   -      -        4.75  When   run    with   other orders, $3.50 and $4.50  ������������������������������������������������������xCl  I  fi  i  THE WALKER PRESS  Enderby, B.C.  THE CARY PRESS  Armstrong, B.C. I  III  OKANAGAN   COMMONER  THURSDAY, NOV. 28, 1918  A  S  2 A Big Stock  Harid Sleig'hs  All Styles |  3  JM  A  3  3  3  13  26 in.   long- at  ....  85c  30 ' '    .. $1.00  36-���������������������������'     '���������������������������        li .. $'1.50  Self steering Sleighs ...  Sleigh with railing   Baby  Cutters at .........  Girls' Sleighs ''   36 in curved runner 2.00  2.00  42 "straight  $2.75, 3.50 and 4.00   $3.00 each   ..;.. $8.00 each  ....      2?00 each  ^  13  13  NEVERSLIP HORSE SHOES  No. 1.    Per  set of four     $ 1.40 a set  ���������������������������'    2.     "        1.60  ������������������������������������������������������    :;.     ������������������������������������������������������ ������������������������������������������������������     ������������������������������������������������������         ISO     !i  ..   4.         ,���������������������������'���������������������������        2.65     "  Horse Nails   3Sc lb.  We Okanagan Garage  Phone 77  -���������������������������so  A3  ������������������****������������������  *>o<  >o<  <*>���������������������������  The Internal Workings  of your car may be in prime condition but how does it look? New  and fresh or sadly iu need of  thorough washing?  Is your machine stored in a  actory Garage?  how carefully it  Satisfy "f  IS  Do  hand  vou   know  ex  1 9  3  13  "_  13  Lanterns���������������������������Strong and wind proof  Plain tin at  $1,50  JRud   Japanned  (JRust  Proof) at   1.65  :2bJ  3  3  3  3  3  3  a  a  13  3  3  3  3  a  3  3  3  3  3  Plain Building Paper, -100 ft. to roll  $1.25  Tarred      ������������������������������������������������������ ':    '���������������������������    ;i  $1.5Q  Red Burlap Carpet felt���������������������������for lining walls of rooms.   450 sq ft  to a roll���������������������������very warm at    . $6 OO  Roofing���������������������������Each- roll contains enough roofing to cover 100 sq.  ft. complete with  nails and cement.   ��������������������������� Different grades   from   .% $3.25 to $4.50  Frost Kiii������������������ weather strip���������������������������keeps out drafts from round doors  windows, etc. per box of 22 ft T5c  Utility Scales���������������������������spring balance; we'ights up to 15 lbs.   Everyone should have one of these handy household scales.    Each   85c  Foot Warmers���������������������������made from best English earthenware.   Price  ...''.       1.50  is.  oils  If not  special  |      Do you   find  supplies.   <  ; a-id s< rvjco to your liking;  i why   not   investigate   the  merits of  Our Garage .  McLaughlin and Chevrolet C&rs  STOCK BREEDERS MEET  Show and Sales . Organization  Taken to Get Province Into  Line  0  i  i  5  8  Less Than Five Weeks  Until Christmas  #i  m  ���������������������������ill  i  None of us has fully realized that Christmas is so near���������������������������except the boys and girls'and for them it's too far away. However  let's please bear in mind that now is the time lo make Christmas purchases���������������������������you have the best selection now. Prices will  not be less, so ���������������������������  -���������������������������'  BUY NOW AND GET THE BEST CHOICE.  Also why not make this a real thrifty-gift Christmas^ We  have all practised economy for so long; manv ancl manv a thing  has been passed up with "Wait till the war is over."  Now it's over���������������������������but wait���������������������������why not give him underwear, sox,  gloves or a nice warm mufllcr instead" of some useless but attractive ornament.  Your young lady friend would appreciate somc good hosciry,  a nice skirl length, a sweater, or dozens of other useful articles  we can show you.  Mother would like a pair of warm, comfortable house slippers, a pair of nice warm gloves, a purse.  Dad would also enjoy our house slippers���������������������������or our special line  of Ilea ther knit sox���������������������������or a nice pair of warm driving milts.  And for lhc "wee wific" or sweetheart���������������������������why, bless their  dear hearts!���������������������������wc havc literally* thousands of useful gifts that  would appeal to them as lovely bul useful. Let's help out^with  ollggCStiODS. SS ,   V "  !!���������������������������  0  0  -  ^���������������������������  11  0..  5"  0  0  ���������������������������s*r  0  0  I.  .Evereadv  of   batteries  '��������������������������� fleishlitihts.  Flash lights from, $LOO to  $2.75.   We  also   carry   a  and'   lamps. *_ Everyone   knows  Beaver Board���������������������������We have a stock on" hand of 8 and 9 ft.  beaver board. This is all 4 ft. wide. Line up your rooms  with this material, it is warmer than plaster and you can do  the work yourself  $5.50 per .100 sq. ft*  H  Cheap airtight heaters  $3-75 and $4-75  Cougoleum rugs for stove mats. 3 ft; x 4i ft.  $2 00  Royalite Coal oil 40c gallon.   Bring in your ran.  MM-MUi Hard's Co, ltd.  CORNER HARDWARE ARMSTRONG, B. C.  PHONE 33  At   a  meeting  of stock  breeders  held on October Kith in Kamloops  'the    followimj    special    committee  was appointed   to  consider the organization   of  a   "Show  and   Sales  j Organization":     Mr.   Hassen, -Arm-  j strong;   Geo.   Heggie,   Vernon:   M.  jl-lereron,   Kelowna;   H.   F.   M\ lion,  j Kamloops;     "\Y.     Johnson,     Alkali  jLake;  J. Redman, Knulsford; -with  1 Geo. C. Hay as secretary.'  I     This  committee  with the  exception of Mr. Heggie met in the oflice  j of the districl agriculturist at li   p.  m.  the same dale, and  Mr. Hasscn  'occupied the chair.    Thc matter of  forming   an   association   was   thoroughly   discussed,   and   ft.  was .decided that, a Brilish Columbia Live  j Stock   Show  and   Sales  Association  1 should   be   formed,   to   further   the  I interests  of  live  slock  in  the Pro-  ��������������������������� vince, ���������������������������   by    encouraging., the , im-  jprovement   of   live   slock,   and   to  jact   as   a   medium .between   buyer  and  seller, particularly by holding  auction sales.  The .secretary was instructed to  write Mr. E. JL. Richardson of Calgary with a view lo securing information regarding the carrying  on of thc stock- sales in Calgary.  Further, to write each known live  stock . association ih the Upper  Country, inviting them to send one  representative of the horses, cattle,  sheep-' and swine of their respective districts, to meet this committee at Kamloops on Thursday, Nov.  Mth, to discuss with the committee  the formation of the proposed association.  An organization meeting was  accordingly held in Kamloops on  the 14th. when,Mr. D. \V. Slrachan  was elected president; and'Mr. Geo.  C. May secretary of the association.  After     various     expressions,  of!  opinion   regarding   the   conducting  of sales in  general  it was decided  that the membership fee should he  -** =S l"00"pc>"a"nmi"m.  I  I :   j again we say-Make this a useful Christmas  5  I  Foreman & Armstrong  General Merchant*]  The Big Store  Armstrong, B. C.  Can. Food Control License  No. S-22.3CG  Ox  hh  >o<  >o<  :>o<  xx  KX3(H  0  6  fl'  ii  wo  C-Jk  *1*  ������������������^������������������g������������������4������������������  *  GHB-, PJtTCHEn- HAS BEEN INaTBOCTED TO SELL  ���������������������������lhe*" well known stock of light and heavy hardware. - Sonic of these goods are  selling at half price and all are exireinly low. The quality cannot be excelled.  New ancl second hand goods too numerous to mention, Vou can also get a bar-  -. gain in a bicycle or a rifle or a shot gun. thc quality being.the best iu anything we  handle.      All  kinds  of repair  work 'promptly- and   neatly   done.        -,  Chz  as.  ���������������������������Aa Aa  Patchett,    Contractor    and   Builder,    A>-n3trong,    B.  C,   Box    190  ,4<4*4~*. 4*4*.4*������������������&4*-4*4*4������������������.4* 4*4*4' <H*4������������������.4������������������^*4������������������4������������������4s 4*4*4������������������4*4*  ^AjX,    ^^t    ^j-A    ^  #  *  #���������������������������  *  ���������������������������*  <������������������  .*'.  *"���������������������������'  -*  I'll  ���������������������������n  i'A  "I  *Al  Armstrong's Home Comfort  CLASSIFIED ADVTS.  l'   .-1 wm-il    tlrst iii*i"rtiii:i:  1 c :i u-ortl  tli'.-rcai'te:-,    L'r.c ::.:ni:ni-.:u  V\'AXTi:i)���������������������������Applii-aiiims for the  pii^itiui: of .M,iii,(���������������������������Lr and Secretary lor Ihi' Armstrong ("rowers'  AsMicintioii. Applv. slating salary required, wilh full purlicu-  i:ns on or In-fore Jk'.-ymhi'r .111),  lo the Seereljii \. I'.O. lio:; '.'.IU,  A!-iusli--.iivf. H.'J. C>\)-2 c  FOR SALE���������������������������A large roomy cutler,  in first-class condition;' also a  3-inch lired wagon with vegetable ami dray racks complete.  Can he seen at H. A. J-'raser's, in  Armstrong. 09-2  ACRKACE   FOIt   SALE���������������������������I   have   a  fraction less than two acres level  land, fenced and in one piece, on  river:  now in  orchard and  alfalfa:  few minutes walk ..from, post-) i;,......i,������������������������������������������������������  nlli'-e.      Assessed     value    .91,130.! "lI'   n"1  The president, secretary and" Mr.  IT. F. Mytlon were appointed a  commillcc to draught a constitution for the association.  The Hon. E. D. Barrow, Minister  of   Agriculture,   and    Prof.   AV.   T.I Steele   Fishci'  McDonald.    Live    Slock    Commis-j Mrs.   Ci roves  sinner,    were     elected     hon.    vice-  A.   BlK'klev  presidents.     The    following   board . (H'.cssinf-f  contest  The boys overseas.think a lot  of  the woi-k of thc Armstrong  I Home Comfort Club���������������������������and they  iarc in a position  to know just  i what   tliat   work    amounts   to.  IThe   ladies'* of    this   club   are  i working  and   planning   all  the  time something-for the boys at  the front.    It would have done  your heart good to see the parcels sent out last week���������������������������Christmas boxes for our good fellows  over there.   And won't they feel  good when they get those parcels ?   I guess!  No less than 107 boxes, each  containing exactly the same,  seven pounds of home comforts  ���������������������������were sent to thc boys in  France. Thirty-one additional  parcels weighing from 3 to 5  pounds each, went to the boys  now^Li l - E nglaiid.^Mo uld nlLyou-  like to peep into the boys' tents  when Lhcy arc unpacking those  comforts?   Yum! yum!  The club thankfully acknowledges thc following cash contributions:  oi  directors  Tr,  were   named:  mquilie:   Mat  J).  W-iMs  Will sel! fo:- >:,S()U  Press Enderbv.  AY ED  :t\\ S.M.IJ-  oiie l-\e:i  eondili.iii.  di-i-i-v .  i li-re   .'5  -old     v|(l  I".    V,".  -year-old   nnd  rs.      In   good  Coil'n. ' En-  o   I'l  *��������������������������� i '.)���������������������������  in   .'ih  i  ] en.'.L'.s.  dace  a i-c.  ash', if., Walker I Armstrong:    Ceo.   Heggie.   Vernon;   | JJATr.     Ilerernn.      Kelowna:     ff.     I".  ���������������������������Mxtlon.   Kamloops:  V.'yn:i  .Io!piso!i,  Alkali   Lake:  .1.  Redman.Kmilsfc-rd;  II. S. Cleasby. Merrill:  A.  I'e!v. Sa-  and Mrs.  Hassen, j rjy   Carv   . . .  Maw  Mrs. T. Thomas . .  $5.00  2.00  5.00  A'.3o  5.00  5.00  2.00  Come in and see our  * - _ , - -  ��������������������������� NEW jilNJP of SWEATERS  AJso \qo\l at ow New Suit Patterns  for winter owear  When buying Winter Clothing look over  these lines: Hobberlin Suits, Stanfield's  Underwear, Clark's- Shirts,   Gloves   and   Mitts,   Carss'.  All Wool Pant's.  Hanson's All Wool ������������������ox  *1  i  ���������������������������ii  Men's Wear  Groceries  Pnderhy, J3. C.  il  Canadian Food Control License No. 8-J7170.  Marly   hatched    pullets    arc    thc  Do nol keep birds  Men  no brand:  .i.  s \  o  \ e  Mi*-!  .,1  1   ii l ��������������������������� 11 f i n t-t  .'{.inni !!>>  ri..p,  slsiimmor.  ff no! claimed  .ys   will   be   sold   for   ex-  Mrs.  M.  Weir,  (irindrod.  (iS-ll  !l  )e,u������������������l;is   L:  .\:'  X\<i  ���������������������������ii\  "0]{     SKMVIt'.I-":���������������������������I'urch-.'d     York-;  shire  rr.:ir.  Turner Jt  Donaldson, i  CITY OV ARMSTRONG  XOTICIi  1 ���������������������������'. n d e i b -  1'iH-i SAL1-:���������������������������Splendid -l-ye.-ir-ohl  marc: well broke: or will exchange I'or, fresh cow. II. A.  Allison, Armstrong'. 69-1  ���������������������������AXTI-:n ���������������������������A     girl  housewoi k.      Apply,  Mi:i-nhv.   Knderbv.  or     general  Mrs.   V.   II.  o i-i r  The Courl of Levision for the  year 1010 will sil in lhe Cily Hall  on Tuesday, December 10"lh, 1918,  al lhe hour Jof 7.30 p.m.  ERNEST GROVES,  Citv  Clerk ,  vona: I'. H. V.'jird  If. M. 'J":;i!e, Ducks: L. F. Stojart;  Ger.g lt-.nc-!i: T. Y>.'. Paller-;r,n. Lad-  ���������������������������:���������������������������.���������������������������:���������������������������: Alex !);ivie. Laclner: .1. \Tar-  graves,  Soda  Creek:   H.  I).  V.'righl.  Gordon, Gra nd  Salmon   Arm.  Kootennv   dis-  j ir<o:;l profdahle.  i over lv,") years  ol'd.  CITV OF EXl.iiJHBY  Chinook Cnve: T. G.  Praii-ie: ^'. Palmer,  and   two   from   lhe  Ast  iriets   lo   bc   named   by   their   own  associations.  A hull sale will he held by the  association in Kamloops. on the  second      "Wednesday,    before    the  FOR SALE���������������������������Six-room and ton-  ground cellar brick cotlage in  rear of Walker Press. Lot 50 x  ].")(). Assessed value. sl.2.">0. Will  sell fur *cS50 cash. All in good  condition. Apply.. IL. 'Walker  Press,   Enderby.  Corporation of  Township of Spallumcheen  Jhe Courl of Revision of the  \ (iters List Tor [|H. year 11)19. will  be held in the. Municipal* Hall on  Monday, lhe lOlli day of December,  lOlo, ul 2 p.m.    L. E. FARR, Clerk  opening   of   the   Caixfary   1  .un  .sale.  PIANO TUNING & REPAIRING  CHARLES QUINN  ���������������������������of Kelowna,   will be  strong   and   Enderby  every three months.  in, Arm-  districts  Revision of Voters'  Year 1919  :-:CTTCE :s hereby given lhal lhe  first siiiing of ll>j Couj-l of Revision  will be held al Ihe City Hall, Enderby, on Tuesday, tlie 10th day of  Decemhcr, .3918, at 8 o'clock p.m..  for the purpose of revising and correcting lhe Voters' List of the City  of Enderby and of the extra-municipal portion of the School District  of Enderby, ancl hearing and de-  lermining������������������any application .which  may then be made to the said. Court  to strike oul the name of .any* person improperly placed thereon, or  lo place on such list the -name of  any person improperly omitted  therefrom.  Dated  al the Cilv Hall. Enderbv,  this   21st   clay  of  November,   1918.  ���������������������������Graham Rosoman,  Cily Clerk.  \  Vt  'e still have a beautiful line  of COMMUNITY SILVERWARE in Knives, Forks .av;d  Spoons.     Also   NEVADA  Mil   .  VER  a  fr-\-,  pieces   of   CUT  GLASS. ASH TRAYS, PICKLE  DISHES. All on sale at bet'ore-  the-v.-ar nrices.  One No. 10 Cabinet Vicfcrola  with 10 double-sided records.  Price $125.00.  Plumbing, Heating and Tinsmithing.  0. Ltd  ENDERBY, B. C.y '*..

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