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 o..//  ^h 3/  ARMSTRONG,  B. C.  IN WHICH IS MERGED THE ENDERBY PRESS AND ARMSTRONG ADVERTISER.  Vol. XV, No. 43; Whole No. 765  ARMSTRONG. B.C.. THURSDAY, OCT. 31, T91S  +n  SubscriDtion, S2.00 per vear: 5c the codv  A little  more than  a   year ago,  Hon.   Lloyd George  said it remained for the Americans to deliver the knockout  blow which would put  the German war lords to sle^p.    Lloyd George was a seer of the first rank.    The  Americans made good������������������as they always dp.    A week or two ago they closed their Liberty Loan of $3,000,000,000,  oversubscribing  several hundred millions,        Today Canada's Victory Loan for $300,000,000 is on.    We must  **,  oversubscribe it as the Americans did their three billions.    Peace is ccming faster than the world   is prepairing  to accept it.      Look out for a drop in war stocks.      Play safe by putting your cash  into  1918 Victory Bonds.  MARJORIE  MOBERLY  DEAD  Well-Known   Armstrong  Nurse  .~s. Suddenly Passes Away at the  -'   Coquitlam Hospital  V,. Mrs. A. Munro received the  .- sad intelligence on Tuesday that  Miss Marjorie Moberly. claugh-  , ter of Major and Mrs. Moberly,  -'-had suddenly died on the night  of the 26th in the Military Hos-  Vpital at Coquitlam. A few days  previous Mrs. Munro had word  from Mrs. Moberly that the  - daughter was ill, but expected  , soon to be out. of the hospital  and would thdn accompany the  -'mother to Armstrong on a visit.  Miss Moberly was a well-  ' known Armstrong girl.-��������������������������� She  came here from England when  a. child .of elevcif years. She  trained ns a nurse in the Vernon  . Hospital. Graduating from that  r*institution she went to Vatocou-  , yer, wherc she was emploved in  Vpnc of the hospitals until _ she'  -'-volunteered for. service in the  Jj^Gociuitlam ^Military 'Hospital.  Ir^jyiellwas^aJJv^actini " of influenzal  I a^Kl?hen;,;follo^vedvdrjneumcnia^ She  .-away.  End in! a" Few Days 7  7-. Austria-Hun Gary has V'irlual-  , ly surrendered in a note to.Pres-  ' ident Wilson, and now Germalny  sends   this -significant   note   of  capitulation:  "The German , Government  , has taken cognizance of the answer of the, President of the  United States. Th President is  aware of tlie far-reachilng alterations which have been and are  being carried out in the German  constitutional structure ��������������������������� and  ' that peace negotiations are now  being conducted by a people's  government, in whose hands  rests, both actually and "constitutionally, the power to make  the deciding conclusions.  "Tlie German Government  now awaits proposals for an  armistice which will be the first  step toward a just peace, as the  President has described it in his  proclamation."  The  re.nl v  is   signed . bv  Dr.  Ji&s  'SolfJVtlTe-foreign minister.'  Thc brevity of the German" reply to President Wilsoivs "note*  is a measure of its significant  sinccritv. savs the London Dailv  News.  "President     Wilson's  note puts an end lo further argument. It is due to Dr. Solf,  lhe German foreign sccrctarv.  Io say that his note is precisely  Avliat the occasion demands."  savs lhc News, which continues:  ''If peace, as the new posture of  Germany warrants us in believing, is coming within reach.,  lhere muc.t be no delay in taking  steps to end hostilities. " There  is no inst if] cation in fighting on  for whal can bc had for the asking. Thc. terms of a'n armistice-  must he rigorous, but musl not  bc ncccflesslv so."  Invalided Soldiers' Commission  E.  F.  Nichols,  publicity representative   of   tlie  Department  ���������������������������of  Soldiers'  Civic Re-cstablish-  ment. under the Invalided Soldiers'     Commission,     and     F.  Dawson, field instructor of the  same department, were in Arm-  * strong tlijfo^eek.    Branches of  this Departfrrent exist in every  part of Canada and are doing  excellent  work  in.  re-establishing the boys  coming home in  civil life.  A fish diet is delicious in summer and invigorating in winter.  WarEffidency  National Prospe  More than a billion and a half dollars distributed  in Canada for exported agricultural produce and  the products of labor in the fiscalyear ending  March 31, 1918, has kept Canada busy and  prosperous in spite of the war.  ���������������������������?^$f- K������������������^J^ ttv*-'-^"  ^ANADA'S^ productioh in sucn enormous  mon e y r e c e i v e d th-rough v Canada's , W&f  Loans. :���������������������������an^lthfiswas enabled to a^f|the/  Allies in their purchases here by establishing  financial credits for their use in this; country-  CANAPA'S war loans pot only  Jiave sustained Canada's war  effort, \>ut tbey frave kept the wheels  of production turning as they never  turned before.  This is the flood of cash which  poured in to Canada's farms for their  exports in the fisca} year 1918, for:���������������������������  =     gutter.. :..'.$   2,000,000  Cheese ".     36,602,000   _  Eggs..      2,271,000   _  Oats     37,644.000  Wheat I... 366,341,000  Flour    95,896,000  ������������������������������������������������������MeatsTVJVTvrv-vr. .ss:ss -76t729;00Q������������������������������������������������������  Vegetables     19,034,000  Over six hundred and thirty-six  million dollars for exported farm  products alone!  AND the workers of Canada also  shared greatly in Canada's export trade.  For their products there was distributed in Canada, during the year:  Munitions ������������������450.000,000  Metals     92.083,000  Vehicles     22.776,000  Wood Pulp and Paper..    59,599,000  These  huge suras were  spent  in  0 Canada by 'the Allies.  . Canada's own war expenditure for  the fiscal year 1918 was $342,762,000.  And the hulk of all these expenditures, the foundation of Canada's  prosperity and war effectiveness, was  made possible.only because the.subscribers to Canada's war loans furnished the wojjung capital.  ir t    .ic  CANAPA must keep -this great  work going���������������������������must produce as  never peforeT rhusjf work7~f igh t\ save  and lend as she has never y^t done to  bring victory and a lasting peace to  a war-ridden world.  But Canada to-day (thanks to her  great export trade), is in a better position now than .ever, to carry on.  The Victory Loan 1918 will keep  Canada busy, will enable her to maintain her great export business; and it  will make Canada more efficient than  ever, because her prosperity will not  be diminished and her determination  to work, fight and win will be  stronger than it has ever been before.  Get Ready Now to Buy  Victory Bonds  -  lamed by Canada's Victory Loan Committee  in Co-operaticn with the Minister of Finance  of the Dominion of Canada.  DONATION DAY  ">���������������������������  Enderby Citizens Respond Generously to the Plea of Hospital Board  Wliile weather conditions on  Saturday made it impossible for  many to respond on, that afternoon, to Uie invitation of the  Enderby Hospital Board for donations in cash and articles  needed iln the Hospital, the donations have been most generous this week, and the'ladies of*  the Board are sincerely thankful to all for the liberal response'.' "y - 7.  A list, of those contributing  follows:.  Mr. and Mrs. E. B. Dill .$10.00  Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Skaling..5.00  A Friend     5!00  Another Friend. .-.' _ 2.00  Another Friend  ..'.      1.00"  Mrs. Ed. Gray ..:-.,     2.00 -  Mrs.  Jas.  Johnston   . ..'.*- c :50~ '  Mr. and Mrs. A. Mcpherson 2.00-:  Mrs.   J.  McKee   .,.....:.,   2.00 "  Mr. and Mrs. JJ las . V V. V ,2.00 V  Mr/ andJMrs. J., JMcKav '.'.---- 2.00"  .Rev. J. "AV Dow/.V:. Si..    2.00V  Miss E. Cooke���������������������������-.'. r. ...V..    1.00*  Miv>H.|Cpok'-/&;;. #k^*:1.00;V,- -^ ���������������������������.������������������.���������������������������������������������������������������  ���������������������������Mfsl^Ga^d-^^^^  Mrs. Sharpe- / ,������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������' 'b.00''-  Mrs. Aldin,' (membership    " V-  'fee)  .. 7-. SS. . 7...-.  * .   Vl.OO-  Mr. E. R. Bobb .......... -1.00 .'  Mrs. Airth : \. : 1.00  Geo.  Sharpe   VV.   1.00>  ���������������������������ss->ml  - $43.50 .:  Donations of articles neecded:  Mrs. Wilson, half doz. salt-and./  pepper sliakers; Mrs. Airth^ pillowslips .and towels;  Mis.  Peel  and Miss'Beatty, table napkins;'  Mr., Kenny, men's night shirt;"  Mrs.'Hartry,  set baby clothes:  Mvs. Sharpe, cream and sugar  set; Mrs. V. A., Polsob, cream '  and sugar set; Mrs. W. "Woods.  alass   fruit  dishes;   Dr.  frf.  W.  Keith,  bab'v  bed;. Mrs.  }f.  W.  Keith, furnishings"forvbaby bed.  Othci's whose donations came  in  too  late  for publication  in  tliis list will be published next  week.  Grindrod  fta\]  T*LCLPS?P2C _������������������*   Grindrod  are  109  tc^b^^cmTgfa t ultf IW&~ ~6n~ liaving"  ei-ected so lai'gc a public hall as  that now nearing completion.  The floor space is 70 x 30 feet,  with ample platform and cloak  rooms. ITMe siding was finished tliis week aind lhc doors  and windows are now going in.  Thcy are going to open lhe hall  wilh the November full moon,  if all goes \vull. with lhe-usual  formal ceremonies, lo be followed by n clp.ncc. It will be a  happy event for lhe good people of Grindrod districl. and for  all friends who lake it in. They  hope to see a large number  from Enderbv and Armslrong.  The lnsll. will liot be Vfinished  when opened, as il will require  considerable; jimc lo seal it up  on the inside and build the  cloak rooms, but it wi 11 be finished as far as it can be this  fall/V. V..;:* y.,y:'y.  "All labor has been given as  payment -in the purchase of  shares in lhe hall association.  These shares are -$25 each.  X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X  x x  x Both the Armstrong and X  x Enderby Victory Loan cah- ������������������  X vassing committees report X  ^���������������������������very satisfactory response x  ���������������������������X from lhe patriotic people"X  X of the district. 'Everybody x  X must help to swell the quo- X  x tas each .district musl raise, x  x x  x x x x ^ x x x x x x x x x x x x OKANAGAN   COMMONER  THURSDAY, OCT. 31, 1918  *'r *fr *f *r >S *r *r *������������������> *S* *������������������* *������������������������������������ *r"  *Ju  '^ ^'^^^^^  <-       ^      <-      ���������������������������"      "' r.     ,'V  *,-���������������������������-   .--   -.J?-   w--   *-���������������������������-   ������������������/S    .. ^    ' c      "       -  ?!r *r ^ ?:r V T ^r rr rr 't- **f t- ������������������r *���������������������������{? *��������������������������������������������� *������������������=��������������������������� *r  ,4*  cV  t       i       <.       i.  JFU^  $W V  ' <-     ���������������������������'*.       '.  h        A *. i.        A  rr %' 'Cr-i    ��������������������������� <    *   ���������������������������>     <���������������������������   ���������������������������**���������������������������    *    *   ��������������������������� *.   ���������������������������<r-^~i  In Leslie's Weekly of July 2/  Arthur Hunt Chute wrote an article on "Ypres the Eternal,"  which should he read today.by  every Canadian. The article  tells" of tiie part the Canadians  took -in that famous struggle  against the first gas attack  launched by the Germans; how  ��������������������������� thcy. held on in the  rible odds and the  ing fumes .of the  Just now when we  tlie past.  "Ypres.stood through the centuries in its Flemish meadows,  possessing lhe richness which  linie alone can , give. Many  were the towns of-Europe that  boasted     a     hoary     age  was then that a Canadian sentry  on the left, gazing out across  the parapet, suddenly had his  a lien lion arrested by a greenish  cloud lhat was enveloping the  skv and swooning toward them;  but a swarm of birds Avas flving bc-  j'ace ol ter-  overwh el ni-  deadly gas.  are pressing  there was none other where the  venerable and tlie lovely met in  such perfect blending. It was as  though the weavers of those  long    dead    days    had    woven  fore the cloud. It was the gas.  "The French-African troops,  holding on the Canadian left,  town wi -������������������'hi Hi the gas blew,  were   suddenly   seen   to   leave  forward in anolher Victory  Loan, the story of what our  Canadian hoys have done  should inspire us lo bend every  clVort to make lhe loan a success. \\V cannot go back on  those Canadian hoys. AYc must  hold the line al home as they  held it at Ypres.  "Why do Americans thrill  the name of Canada loday  asks'the writer 'Why are Ihey  proud to share wilh her this  \Yc>,tcrn World? Because the  men of Canada have proved  (heir breed in many places and  especially in one place- a cily in  northeast Flanders that beans  the name of Yprcs.  "What     Lconiflas     and     his  beauty, not merely in their Val-  their Irenches in a"panic. Twist-  enciennes laces, but also in  the  ing and writhing from apparent  great architecture of their city,  agonv.   they   tried   to   run,  "In  the s  of Ynr  a I  9"  Three Hundred did in themoun  tain passes "of Thermopylae for shrine  of Old World beauty is  thc  name  of  Greece,   the First;a memory.   The Yprcs that was  Canadians did al Ypres for the' a joy  to all  the senses has bc-  namc of Canada-    Thc name of ��������������������������� conic a place of ruin and death.  Ypres hns'becomc an immortal, Bul  over   thc  graves  and-over  possession, not mercly I'or Can-! lhe ruins. Ypres. the City of the  ada. bul also for the Anglo-Sax-'Soul, remains eternal.  on race and for all in that wider!     "In the days of peace that arc  world   that  speaks  lhc English  to  come,   tourists will flock  to  tongue. i the ruins of Yprcs; for thc Cily  "Napoleon once gave a medal of the Soul has attractions far  to his soldiers commemorating bevond the City of lhc Senses,  onc. of his greatest battles.j These lourisls will come like  The medal bore lhc simple lc- pilgrims. With melting hearts  gend "I was there." For lhc sol- Ihey will sec thc streets lhal are  diers who havc fought al Ypres. red wilh lhe rust of human  their highest honor through all blood- and lhc stones lhat were  lhc years will he that' momen-. salt wilh the brine of human  tons' statement   "I   was   there." ��������������������������� tears.     Thev  will  bc  saddened  "Ever   since   lhc  summer  191-1 "the    tide    of    battle  shifted   ceaselessly ������������������in   front   of .of infinite valor.  Ypres.    As the warder lown of,    :"l   remember  when   thc  to run, but  immcr of 191-1."ihe soon succumbed and dropped  s dwell apart from in their tracks. Thc Canadian  world, a town mel-, line   was   in   mid-air.   with   an  open Hank of live miles on thc  left. In the midst of such appalling conditions, the news of  the calaslronhe suddenly fell on  the cily of Yprcs.  "The   artillery  bombardment  had been resumed upon the dc- '  voted cily.    Inlo the streets fell  shells of everv calibre, including  At this,  time, the ollicers of onc of Hie  Canadian  battalions  in  reserve  were scaled round a table. Irving" lo adjust a row which had  nrisen in lhc regiment. Sudden-'  Thal.ly a galloper burst in upon the  group; his face was as white as j  the.  sheet   of   paper  which  hc  handed the  Colonel.    The Col-1  onel read the message, smiled,:  and said ctuictly. with the relish j  of a true fighlccr: "We can for-!  get our pctlv ctuarrcls now: avc I  are up against thc real thing." ,  Tn  Iwo hours   the Colonel was  dead.    Bul his few officers that .  remain   still   cherish   bis   fiery j  watchword. '  "As the soldiers rushed oulj  of their billets they heard the:  bugles sounding the Brilish I  alarm through lhc stricken;  streets   of  Yprcs  ci b  the nodern world, a town mel  low with the- f.Mainl loveliness  of the pa.->t. Like a dream-city,  il attracted all those who loved  llie pure and chas to in art. That  shrine of Old World beauty has  passed away forever. Its ashes  will remain through thc ages  mute witness of the Hale, of the  Beast for thc work of the soul-  Thc famous Carillon of Yprcs.' lhe dreaded Johnsons  Ihe brazen bells whose music  from the Hallcs 'Lower for centuries chimed out the passing  hours, will nevermore be heard  across thc Flemish meadows  That mvslic voice is still  Yprcs.     Among   the;  civilian   population   pandcnion- j  ^um reigned.    Many an individ- :  otJobv   relics   of   infinite   anguish. | ual soldier, had he'consenlcd lo |  ins Thev will be thrilled bv trophies'his own tremHina hr-'-irl. wmild           " ' ihavc.joined that pandemonium.  citv .But   Iheir   discipline   was   not  shells, and hail them into that  ���������������������������'brotherhood that binds the  brave of all the earth.'  "In days of peace we emphasize, cur petty difference, but  in the iron blast of war all these  arc swept away. The basic qualities of the soul remain. For myself, I deplore the -calamity of  Bunker Hill. It had to come,  but I regret the parting, where  kinsfolk were torn asunder, and  I hail the day wliich has come  when, cn the battlefields of  Flanders, American and Briton  have been bound together once  more, in a league of endurance  and sacrifice in the hope of the  world-  "If this is a world of chance,  if God is not, and force is all,  then the First Canadians never  could have stood. According  lo every apparent natural law,  lhcy must have becn swept  away that day by thc gas'and  the overwhelming odds. But  natural law and moral law arc  one. The handful lhat held  those trenches in those awful  days had no means of meeting  the gas; lhc attack was sudden  and overwhelming. But every  man that Avas there lhal day  knew that inspile of the overwhelming forcc before, there  was a still morc overwhelming  forcc behind. Standing there  in those shattered trenches,  with thc tears stream nig down,  their faces. A'omiting and spilling blood, they knew lhat they  had their feet on the Rock of  Ages," and that thcy could not  be moved.  "We speak of 'signs and won-  dcrs'j the war is full of such.  Thc oncoming hordes of the.  Huns were slopped in front of  Yprcs, not merely because of  lhc gallant work of the Old  Centcmptiblcs, or of the First  Canadians, but because in, front  of thc advancing tide of lhc  Huns an Unseen Hand had  written: 'Thus Jar shall thou  come, and no farther.' Out of  the chaos of -the' modern age,  Ypres will live in history as the  citv where God showed His  Hand."  Charm Universal for Wood    Charm Universal for Wood  With Nickle Trimmings  For 22 inch wood $16.00  "    25    " '���������������������������        $18.00  "     2S   "        "      .$22.00  These Stoves Have Cast Iron Tops and Bottoms   and lined  with Heavy Sheet Steel  Plain  For.22 inch wood %W  75  "25     "        "      $13  00  "   2S    "        "      $14  75  Heavy Box Stoves  25 inch for $12.00  2S inch for $16.00  35 inch for $24.00  Coal  Stoves  Fiiiry Oak No. 11 $12.00  Marathon No. S15 $17.00  Cadet No.  7 $12.00  I  Open face  stoves  $18, $21    and  $25  For coal or wood  Stove pipe, stove  elbows    and   stove  boards, etc.  Maolaohlast SJas-tlwara> Co.  Are you going- to do any  Building- or Repairing"  This Season ?  .   THE FOLLOWING '.ARE GOOD VALUES:  o  No. 4 Ceiling,- Flooring ancl Siding      $18.00 per thousand  No. 2 Dimension, 2x4  and 2x6  v   ' 8.1S.00 per thousand  Dry Blocks            ������������������2.5 0 per load  Planing Mill Wood   ���������������������������>  ....    2.25  OKANAGAN SAW MILLS, Ltd. Enderby  to'Vm'n. .Strategically, its val Lie  has often "heen questioned, hut  morally it remains a touchstone  of-valor, consecrated forever hy  I lie   hlood   of   our   undefeated  brave. ������������������  "As far hack as thc spring of  Calais and tlie Channel ports j of Yprcs first loomed before VvanLing,  this place has stood. Lhe storm'inc. The springtime had come, I '"With' a rattling- of drums  center of the western front.1 and lhc birds" v.-ere singing.-! and screech of pipes, the Can-  Again in 'ihesc tragic and cm- Vvhile over the Hat lands of Flan-;adian_ Scottish went swinging  cial moments ������������������ our eyes arc dcrs the meadows were growing 'by. Wilh that .crash of martial  turned ;wilh apprehensive look green. From lhc towpd' Via"-'music the fears of thc faintest  foward that slill-vmconqucred mciiingc across those 'meadows : heart were" SAvcpl^ away. Over  cilv.   Long since il was reduced I  espied  the cily of Yprcs.  sel-lhc' panic  and  cries   of  alarm,  like a cameo of" priceless beauty and over the roar of the guns,  amidsl-lhe verdure of ils Flern-i lhc regimental march pasl oi-  ish landscape.- The lower oTi Leckie's Highlanders rose ln-  St. Michael's Cathedral slill" umphant. as lhal gallant rcgi-  slood. and thc famous Cloth rncnl went swinging into ac-  Hall. or Hallcs. was almost in-  tion.  tact. j   ' "H was on a Thursday night  1015. Sir Horace Smith-Dorricn \ "As I looked upon the city in; that this inferno was let loose,  advocated the abandonment of j the glow-, of that spring mor-jFrom Thursday nigh! lo Moi:-  Ypres and retirement from the ning. I was , en rap lured by its day morning lhal thin Canadian  fatal salient lo the higher | loveliness, ano I was thrilled bv  ground of- Kimmel. But the , thc memory of deeds of British  longer we held to lhis desperate men. wrought in thc trenches  position. Ihe morc were we imbued with an iron purpose to  '������������������������������������������������������land unmoved, and to hold on  lo lhc, end  "Beautiful. ill-omened, sad."  invincible. far-shining with  'martial glory, Yprcs. of all thc  world, for us is a citv of min-  a city of jov and  llZEfeESJEHflHOO  line stood between the Germans j  and thc sea. j  "When thc pipers of Leckie's !  out bevond."   There in the first, Highlanders came back.to meet  two months of thc war. one of: them, to play them out.  our greatest battles had been met a tattered handful of  fought. In that historic battle.'gay and gallant regiment  the Old Contcmptiblcs". against; a few nights before lhcy  overwhelming  odds,  had  stood | played   away  Regiments  thev  that  that  had  that  and    gained   -imperishable    rc-i went in a thousand strong came  nown."   Bul what of our Can-j back with less than  three lum-  adians.    Thev were new to thc :dred.   But thc brave that died in  iorrnw. a trvsting place of pride..struggle, and as yet untried in  that devoted band did net die in  gled emotion  a shrine ol  ie Ypres of  and anguish,  and tears,     i  lrafiTseii71t^'l^xTauty7  lhat was a joy to the  world, has become a  honor, hitler fighting,  quaint |     "When   the   Fi  =tiW77iiti?'tf  eyes of the  memorv of  o=>o<=  fl     Can   F-  *2������������������0<=>()<=>C)  ��������������������������� vi  !io:u"il   I.icenti  ll    Pilchards, per cm  .... 23c  X   Fresh raisins. 2 Un for 35c  i    Bulk curranl per  lb . .   35c  Cnl pi-el (fresh stock") per pk.  x  SOc  i   IVit.s ]>���������������������������.���������������������������:��������������������������� pl.t.     30c  j     FV* p'-r pkt  .    lOc  ?    fresh   ground   coffee,  per  lb  jj    SCc  jj    Special bulk tea. per lb   x  - -  SOc  J. ���������������������������   X '              __st .Canadians  i arrived-in KhglandJJ tlicy liacl  ; the name for western conceit,  .but as they entered lhc. ejty  i of     Yprcs     lhal     night,     thcy  ��������������������������� marched wilh  a  humble heart-  ��������������������������� Bealizing fully the task before  them. Ihcv had. shed their las.l  vestige of self-esteem. There  was onlv one hope wilhin their  breasts lhal night, and lhal was  lhat inspi'e of all their weak-  nigh I prove worthv  World lhat had sent  of   Canada,   whose  ion1.    As  w the cilv  lel'oiv     Ihem.    ana  lhe   givnl   conflict  :h!   there,   lillle   did  never  Yprcs  vain, for the line was  broken, and thc city of  WlTfVitr\W^lip turcTk i  "When lhe shattered remnant'  of onc Canadian regiment was  retiring, whom should they  meet but their old rivals of an  English regiment, rushing up to  relieve Ihem. The first intimation thai lhe Canadians had lhal  ness   Ihev  of lhe Xew  them,   and  name   Ihey  Canadians :���������������������������>���������������������������  li-om     ::n  IhouVil ' of  .���������������������������dread"   i'-.'UijI  their sland was  lorv was when  an even.I  lhcir old  had  m his  riva. Is.  with    whom    they    had    often  mixed it up in England, cheered  them   a.s   thev   passed.     Those  same rivals, dial   tannic:;  ihem  discipline,  the   living  Is. tl-aI Im  he First | yesterday on lack of  of Yprcs | right   lhere   benea.lli  y iiu'v  dream   thai   thev.   loo,   in  same spot, she-uld fight one  lies! bal lies of his lorv.  snrnpncl  cheered  passed,    yelling:  adinns!"  "That I believe  them   as  'Bravo.  Ihcy  Can-  ^  IJKC  !  ie:r hroi  hers ot  ���������������������������would  tried  and   not  iuy Victory ��������������������������� =  -oricis  did ils stunt in  (j  Step    HEAVY    NOW   or  GOOSE-STEP LATER ON  Phillips & Whltehouse  Phone 48    Armstrong  I  o  0-r  ol   Ihe iV.'x  That lho\  M;e   Old   C"nP-me.libles.  lhere   bc  wanting.-  "One brigade.' t  the Irenches and then returned  to billets. Anolher brigade then  marched in and look its place.  It was on a Thursday evening  in April lhat Ihe tragic gas was  first let loose. Through the  streets of Ypres citizens and soldiery were mingling as usual.  For two days Johnsons had at  intervals been crashing down  upon the lown. causing consternation, but Thursday afternoon  seemed normal on the front.   It  lhe greal-  Vnadians  llie Eng-  as  est tribute the First  ever received. Before  lisli regiments eyed tlicin as  kan'-'c. 13uI in the gallant stand  found made by them al Ypres on  those fatal days lhe Xew World  troops won" their * spurs, and  their generous Jtmglish brothers  were glad to give Ihem the  glory. All petty differences  were soon forgotten, in the line  at Yprcs, and brave greeted  brave as blood brothers.  "Ere long, I believe, out of  anolher awi'ul battle. Pershing's  First Americans will be retiring  with glory, and in a similar  manner the English Tommies,  rushing up to support, will  cheer them amidst lhe bursting  LET THE COMMONER HELP YOU MARE  BUSINESS FOK YOURSELF, AND HOLD THE  BUSINESS OF THE DISTRICT IN THE DISTRICT. THE COMMONER IS HERE TO HELP  YOU. BY COOPERATING WE CAN HOLD  IN THE DISTRICT THOUSANDS OF POL-  EARS EACH MONTH, ANJ> AT THE SAME  TIME GIVE TO THE PUBLIC THE COM-  PEETEST SATISFACTION AS TO PRICE,  QUALITY AND SERVICE-  THE BUSINESS IS HERE. IT IS UP TO  YOU, MR. BUSINESSMAN, TO GET YOUR  SHARE.   IF YOU ARE NOT,  it is up to you!  _ SfWf P-TTS- TO   MAKE   THE -COMMONER.  A  A  \M  d  4  SA  ~SA  Mi  AN AID TO YOU IN BUSINESS.  HELP 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 IN THE DISTRICT.  HELP US TO MAKE IT THE MEDIUM TO  WHICH ALL MAY LOOK TO FOR THE BEST  STAPLE GOODS AT THE LOWEST LIVE-  AND-LET-LIVE PRICES.  HELP US TO MAKE EVERY "AD" SPEAK  FOR QUALITY AND RELIABILITY.  1  '���������������������������- Phones���������������������������29 Enderby;  35 Armstrong.  A call will bring our ad man to see you, with  illustrations and suggestions for business-pulling,  interest-awakening, and good-will building ideas.  These will cost you nothing, but advertising  space in the Commoner will cost you 40c per  column inch, transient, and 25c an inch each  insertion on contract.  The rest is up to you.  OKanag'an Commoner  r-| Armstrong or Enderby.  aaassaasraassc aaaHcsacsacsaaaa aaai^aacaHacsacgcsi  :/l THURSDAY, OCT..31, 1918  OKANAGAN COMMONER  OFFICIAL ".-PROSPECTUS  The prccoods of this Loan -.rill bo used for War purposes only, and will be spent -wholly in Canada  s  The Minister of Finance of the Dominion of Canada offers for Public Subscription the  ������������������300,000,000. S%% Gold Bonds  Bearing interest from November 1st. 1918. and offered in two maturities, the choice of which is optional with the subscriber as  follows:  5 year Bonds due November 1st, 1923  15 year Bonds due November 1st, 1933  nm,     - *^rin?lp*' Payable without charge at the Office of the Minister of Finance and Receiver General at Otta-vT  nr -,t th*  ?ndCVictoria:        t3nt RCCeiVer GenCral " HaHfaJC* St' J0hn��������������������������� Chari������������������"���������������������������������������������������������������. Montreal. Ttoo������������������o^ffiV Retfni."^^,  Bonds may be registered as to principal or as to principal and interest, at any of the above-mentioned offices.  Bank.      IntCreSt Pa>'abIc- without charge, half-yearly. May 1st and November 1st, at any branch in Canada of any Chartered  Principal and Interest payable in Gold  Denominations: 550, $100, $500 and $1,000  n   j  Issue Price:  100 and Accrued Interest  Income Return 5x/29o pep Annum  Free from taxes���������������������������including any Income tax���������������������������Imposed In pursuance of legislation enacted by the Parliament of  The proceeds of the Loan will be used for war purposes only. Including the purchase of grain, foodstuffs, muni-  tions and other supplies, and will be spent wholly m Canada. u  Payment to be made as follows:  10% on application; 20% January 6th, 1010;  20% December 6th, 1018; 20% February 6th, 1919;  31.16% March Oth. 1919.  The last payment of 31.16% covers 30% balance of principal and 1.10% representing accrued Hterest tt nurcr r������������������������������������������������������  November 1st to due dates of the respective instalments. ^nun* accrued interest at otf % from  A full half year's interest will bc paid on May 1st. 1919, making the cost of the bonds 100 and interest  .u       t. Slhsc"'Ption.9 ,ma>- ke Paid in full at the time of application at 100 without interest; or on any instalment due dat*  thereafter together with accrued interest at the rate of 5H% per annum. .   * ln5cainlent aue date  ConsolidaTed9^vennueaFuhn������������������dr!ZCd "*'* ^ ������������������f "* ParKament of Canada- and both principal and interest are a charge upon the  Storing  of Potatoes  The Amount of this issue is $300,000,000, exclusive of the amount  (if -nvl oaid for hv" the cn ,-.-,>���������������������������,!.>, ���������������������������f i     j     r  rneel������������������s3sSofC|300T0h0e0^00Uter ������������������f ^^ h?WeVW' TCS���������������������������S ^ ris'U t0 a,,ot ^^^^^^^^-1^lr^^ '  ��������������������������� any part of the amount subscribed  Conversion Privileges  Bonds of this issue will, in the event of future issues of lP:c maturitv. or loncer :nar1i>livtliorm.n���������������������������-,���������������������������.   j    ���������������������������     .^  maining period of the War. other than issues made abroad, be accepted aTiOO and Iccr^  r the purpose of subscription to such issues. equivalentoi casn  Payments a  rcma:  for  Fa  Si  6crij/i.ii>..a ������������������_������������������* txiijr u.LLti^t. in i^iiuuu. wi .my \.ihii \.kii:u uaii& win utcepc siiDscnpuon ancl issue receipts.  Subscriptions may be paid in full at time of application at 100 without interest; or on any instalment due date thf.ro  be'madeCasCfollows*CCr       lnterest t0 time of maklnS payment in full.    Under this provision, payment of subscriptions may  If paiJ in full on or before Nov. 16th. 1918. par without interest, or 100%.  If remaining instalments paid on Dec. 6th. 1918, balance of 90% and interest. (S90 48 n������������������r S100 )  If remaining instalments paid on Jan. Oth, 1919. balance of 70% and interest, ($70.80 per 8100 V  If remaining instalments paid on Feb. Oth, 1919. balance of 50% and interest. (S51.04 per SlOfn  If remaining instalment paid on Mar. Oth, 1919, balance of 30% and interest, ($31.16 per 5100.)  Denomination and Registration  Bearer bonds, with coupons, will be issued in denominations of $50.. $100., $300.. and $1.000., and may be registered  Fully rejristered bonds, the interest cn"  as to principal.    The first coupon attached to these bonds will be due on '  denominations of $50., $100., $500.  he jnterest cn" which is paid direct to the owner bv Government cheaue will hp i=<..i������������������rf t*  . $1.000., 5.000.. $10.000.. $J5,000.. $50.000.. $100.000.. or an���������������������������multipfe?3P$100.W)o! '  Payment ol Interest  A full half year's interest at the rate of 5\.% per annum will be paid May 1st, 1910.  "-   ^*^tHS^t&^t':   '    ' *..*"��������������������������� .f-:'  Porm ot Hon- and Delivery  Sutwcilbett mart indicate on their application the form of bond and the denominations reauired. and the securities *a  Indicated will be delivered by the bank upon payment of the subeoiption in full. rojuuro. ���������������������������i������������������iccunueego  Bearer bonds of this issue will be available for deBvenr at the time of application to subscribers desirous of making  payment in full. ' Bond* registered aa to principal only, or fully rendered as to principal and interest, will be delivered to  subscribers making payment in full, a* aoon as the required registration can be made.  ..  Payment of all Instalment* must be made at tbe bank originally named by the subscriber.  Non-nefotiabte receipt* viQ b* furnished to all subscriber* who desire to pay by instalments. These receipts will be  exchangeable at subscribe* * bank for bond* on any instalment date when subscription is paid io full. ���������������������������  Many  have  grov/n   potatoes  this yeai- who never did so before,  and consequently will be  unfamiliar with   the  best  way  of protecting the crop.  i     Owing  to  the  excessive rain  (this  summer potatoes in  some  localities have become infected  with rot, and many have been  harvested    under    unfavorable  conditions.    In many instances  lhcy have been stored in opII'-ts  before being properly dried. Potatoes showing any indication of  rot  should  not  be stored   villi  sound ones.    This is especially  true if there are abnormal conditions of moisture as such conditions will cause a greater activity of  thc  fungus  and,  consequently,   quicker   rotting   of  the potatoes.  Potatoes should bc stored in  as dry and cool a place as possible without freezing. The  drier thcy can be kept Uie least  rot will develop.  This year especially potatoes  should be carcfully���������������������������sorlcd within from three to four weeks  after storing in the cellar, those  showing any sign of dclcvoping  rot being discarded. This "will  protect thc remainder of thc  crop.  - Food is badly needed, and it  is our posi live duty to lake good  care, of what we havc produced.  AAAAAA^AAAAAA  KING EDWARD  A name that stands for the best in hotel service  King Elward Hrtel,      L^DRPHY     Enderby  I  am agent  of oue  of the best Sickness  and Accident  (Jompanys  doing  business in  Canada,  The  name of this company   is the   ''Sickness and   Accident Branch"  of the   Norwich Union Fire Insurance   Com-  j j x  pany of E lgland,  a company 120 years old."  Just call in and see me about a policy.  JNo  medical  examination necessary.   Very low rates.  C. CREED  Real Estate and Insurance AgentV  Auctioneer and Live Stock Saleman  ARMSTRONG, B. C.  'form of Hop^ir futercbftiifefiW*  Subject to tbe mmmnt of 2S cent* for each new bond toned, holder* of fully registered bonds without coupons, will  have the rifht to convert Into bonds with coupon* and holders of bond* with coupon* will have tbe right to convert into fully  registered bond* witbout coupon*, at any time, on application to the |f iawter of Finance or any Assistant Receiver General.  thereof,  ��������������������������� 'form* of application nwy be obtained from *ny Official Canvaner, from any Victory toan Committee, or member  , or from any branch to Canada of any Chartered Pan*. ^  HODEEHHE^  Look It Up  e/  Subscription ftM* ir))] e]mn* on or fteforg November j6th. }&]$  Pefartmevt oy Finance.  Ottawa, October 2Sth, 1913.  PehtatJ the Gun the Man ��������������������������� BeJ4ntf the Man tfce PoJJar  Make YourPolJars Figbt the Run m  '���������������������������tf  )--Tc  V V *$> ������������������S������������������ *? *? ^ & >ir 'V *? *fr f ������������������������������������> *& & *? 'V ?i? *& # '#��������������������������� *fr & & ^ & *fr  Term's ���������������������������:f Wmioff^y Lo^ii  Vh <%i e& ������������������?* ������������������^������������������ ^ e5* ������������������* -^ ������������������i 4* ^    Ai ^  A* ^  ^4-  4-t 4-. ���������������������������$* 4* 4* ���������������������������_* ^ -?������������������ 4i Si Si 4i Si Sa Si S-i Si Si ��������������������������������������������������������������� -S������������������  \J\j,~jZr*,������������������r.sr-sjr C*s*^sr>C*u'isO<s*CCC  Sir Thomas While in a sjjeech  kit Winnipeg on October 8th announced the terms of thc Victory Loan 1918 as follows:  Tlirough   the   prospectus   of  }he fifth Canadian war loan, the  Victory Loan of 1918, the Do-  ninion of Canada will ask for a  |;ninimum amount of $300,000,-  100, with the right to accept all  >r any part of suJDscriptions in  jxcess of that sum, to be Used  for war purposes only, and to  pe spent wholly in Canada. The  [���������������������������ate of interest will be 5Va per  fcent per annum," payable May X  [md November 1,  and the de-  |ciominations   $50,   $100,   $500  lind $1,000.    The loan will be  pffered in two maturities���������������������������five  rear bonds,  due  November 1,  11923,  and  15-year bonds,  due  November 1, 1933.  The issue price will be 100  lind accrued -interest'-for. both  maturities, making five instalments as follows: 10 per cent on  Implication, 20 per cent. December 6, 1918; 20 per cent,  lanuary 6, 1919; 20 pen cent.  February the sixth, 1919;  fl.16 per cent. March 6, 1919.  Irhe last payment of 31.16 per  cent, covers 30 per cent, balance  of principal and 1.16 per cent,  representing accrued interest at  5"^ per cenl. from November 1  j to due dates of thc respective in-  iistalments. As a full half year's  interest will bc paid on May 1,  1919, thc cost of the bonds will  be 100 and interest. Payment  may be made in full at the time  of application at 100 without ia-  tex-est, or any instalment due  thereafter with interest accrued  at 5yo per cent, per annum.  Bearer bonds will be available  for delivery at.the.time of application to subscribers desirous  of making payment in full.  3onds registered as to principal  only, or as to both principal  and interest in authorized denominations, will be delivered  to subscribers making payment  in full as soon as the necesasry  registration can be made.  Bonds of this issue will be  free from taxation���������������������������including  any income tax���������������������������imposed in  pursuance of legislation enacted  by the Parliament of Canada,  and will carry the privilege of  conversion into any future domestic issues of like maturity  or longer, issued by the government, during the remaining  period of the war.  Use Dollars to End War  If my dollar will drive the  enemy back from despoiling  Europe and threatening America, here it goes! I will put all  I can spare into a Victory Bond,,  to help Canada finance its own  war burdens, or secure for  Britain a plentiful supply of  foodstuffs.  For it is not the rich man's  pile that counts most. It is the  accumulation of purchases  made by farmers and rural businessmen from every corner of  Canada that swells the total and  strikes terror to the heart of  our enemy.  When dollars can fight let us  wheel every one of -them into  line and so hasten the peace  that must come when, our golden impact strikes the front line.  He is a great patriot and helper  indeed who saves for Victory  Bonds.  X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X  X     BUY VICTORY BONDS     *  Speeds |ow m$ con^entfeH^e  we wisft to suggest to our friends,  our subscribers, that NOW is the  time to get k receipt irom us for the  amount of a year's subscription to  THE COMMONER kooK up  the expiry 4ate on your name JabeJ  ancHefs whisper it���������������������������we nee4 the  _  We have a new pencil and a new receipt book  YY%ir\V^C2,'T/* We have a new pencil and a new receip  lllUllsZy   9       HAVE YOU THE TWO DOLLARS?  Okanagan Commoner  ^ARMSTRONG ENDERBY THURSDAY, OCT. 31, 1918  ������������������feauagau Commoner  In   which   is   mei-j  ���������������������������etl   the   Armstrong  Enderby Press.  Advertiser   and  Published  everv Thursday  at Armstrong,  B.C., at  a year, by Walkeh & 'Laky.  H. JM. Walker, Edilor & Manager.   Advertising  tion, 25c  vcrtising,  rates: Transient, 40c an inch first iriser-  each subsequent insertion. Contract aci-  Sl an inch per month.  THURSDAY, OCT. 31, 1918  the revenue coming from the lumber industry  fed from the ramps in thc Mabei ..ake district,  supplies for wliich have ie be freighted .over this  road, it is an ouiiugc tbat the road department  should give this r:/ad and Vie people dependent  upon it so little cr uVt'eraaon.  A few less roac. engineers to motor ahout the  country over the good roads and a little more  money spent in practical work on the had roads  would be more acceptable to the people.  TEACHING EUROPE DEMOCRACY  Most Complete  in  UPKEEP OF ROADS  For manv vears tlie upkeep of roads a<nd the  general road-making policy of the Provincial  governments has been based on a policy of party  > pap. No one will attempt to deny tins The evidence has been too flagrant. Today the old policy is being continued with even greater emphasis We see the money going along party lines but  are not getting thc results we used to.get.   #  In sneaking of this acknowledged fault in our  roadmaking policy a friend called atteiilion to  Tollowedin  one of the older settled  the policy ~ .--- , .   ,  provinces of the Dominion, and suggested something of the nature for British Columbia and par-.  licularly for lhc Okanagan.  ��������������������������� In lhe'locality mentioned lhcy follow a dillcreni  policy from ours. Instead of moving a road gang  here and lhere aboul lhc dislrict, often eating up  "morc time going and coming than in doing the  actual repair work, this locality appoints a permanent road man every ten miles along lhc road,  furnishing him with a horse and dump cart and  ���������������������������Al neccssarv road implements. It is the business  of each of these road men to keep his ten miles in  good condition. Working as lhcy do, onc up to  the other's limit, not only has a tendency to but  actually docs make each man do Jus best, lhere  is thc lurlhcr advantage of placing the responsibility and making the individual accountable ior  lhc particular work within his limit. The suggestion is worth considering here where so many  of our road's are so well established.  GREENWICH TIME  Aflcr   turning  Giving lhe "new  ���������������������������o  [he clock ahead an hour and  time a tryoul for the summer  men Ihs' most people are not inclined to go back  lo thc "old" lime. Indeed, il'was proposed in the  United Stales "to adopt lhc "new" lime perman-  cnl'lv. And shouldn't the "new" lime be made  permanent? 0Whal is the use of throwing away  a good daylight hour in thc morning to have to  work an "hour longer bv lamplight at night?  Whal is gained by il? Why hang to thc "Greenwich lime," when all nations in this war have  proved by practical application lhat morc efficiency and better all-round conditions can be obtained by adopting the- more- daylight working  tbue? .  ^"Habit is everything. People and nations get  into ,1110 habit of doing a certain thing in a certain wav. By legalizing "Greenwich time in  most countries of the world, it has bcen adopted  as the lime standard. But why continue to make  it thc standard when it has becn proved at fault?  Turning the clock ahead an hour and turning  it back an hour is only fooling with a bad habit:  If the habit is wrong, why not cut it out altogether? Iri all this agitation for conservation  there is nothing more essential than thc conservation of daylight. And yet, by tuminv  back to thc "old" time, wc deliberately throw  away a davlight hour each day for an hour of  darkness. And why? Simply to hang onto what  all nations havc proved a less ellicient standard  oi" time. - .     ���������������������������        ������������������.������������������������������������������������������'.������������������?'���������������������������:  For centuries all European countries have used  tlie word Democracy as a camouflage to play on  tlie   natural   inclination   of   their   subjects���������������������������the  common people.   Even in the present war-it has  been used moreorlcss as a "cry" without meaning.    But President Wilson, speaking for America, is teaching the real meaning of Democracy  to'. .Europe���������������������������to our Allies as well as our enemies.!  His last note to Germany is the essence of. Amer-j  icanism.    It is the deathknell of autocracy.    His  keen, incisive words cut the mask of all secret  diplomacy and intrigue.    It is a>masterpiece of.  simplicity in diction, .and .'has been well charac- j  terized as President Wilson's greatest ofstate !  papers.   The full text of the note follows: j  "Having received lhc solemn and explicit as-'  surance of the German government that it unreservedly accepts the terms of peace laid down in  his address to the congress of the United States  on thc 8lh of January, 1918, and fife principles of  settlement enunciated in his subsequent addresses  ���������������������������particularly thc address of thc 27th of Sep tern-'  ber, and that it desires to discuss the details oi*  their application and lhat this wish and purpose,  emanated, not from those who havc hitherto die-'  tatcd German policy and conducted thc present  war  on   Germany's behalf,  but from   ministers  who speak for thc majority of the Reichstag and,  for an  overwhelming majority of  the  German  peoples;   and  having received  also   the  explicit  promisc of the present German government that  the humane rules of civilized warfare will be observed,  both  on  land and sea,  by  the German  armed forces,- the president of thc United States  feels lhat hc cannot decline lo take up with the  governments wilh which thc government of thc  United  States is  associated  the  question  of an  armistice.  "He deems il his duly lo say again, however,  lhal the only armistice he would feel justified in  submitting for consideration would be-one which  would leave the United Stales and the powers associated with hcr in a position to enforce any.arrangements thai may be entered into and lo make  a renewal of hostilities on the part of Germany  impossible.  "Thc president has.- therefore, transmitted his  Send in your orders.   We pay postage or express.  We give a list here of just a small section of  our Smallware Counter. Every article mentioned  is the very best procurable.  Read this carefully over.  Safety Pins, best grades, 25c box of 100.  Pin Sheets, 200 in 5c pkt.  White Tapes, 20c. (12 in packet)  Dress Snaps, 2 for, 15c (all sizes)  Hair Pins, large boxes, 10c each; packets, 5c  Tooth Picks, per box, 5c.  Pearl Buttons, 5c and 10c dozen.  Mending Yarns, 3 cards for 10c.    Per skein, 5c.  Linen Spools, 10c each.  Hooks and Eyes, 5c card.  Small Gilt Pins, 5c.  Thimbles, 5c each.  Black Tape, also While, 5c each.  Kid Curlers, 10c bunch.  Coats Spools, 200 yds. for 25c.  Guaranteed Pencils, 3 for 10c.  Scribblers, 6 for 25c. '  Linen Buttons, per card, 10c.  Turkish Face Cloths, 10c each.  Mohair Shoelaces, 0 pairs for 25c.  Bamboo Beads, 10c dozen, all colors.  And dozens of others���������������������������ALL PREPAID.  Then buy as many VICTORY BONDS as you can.  THE HOD  BAY COMPANY  Mail  Order  Department H. vERNON, B.C.       BRITISH COLUMBIA'INTERIOR STORE  Canadian Food  Control License No. 8-21018.  PRACTICAL RESULTS  North   Enderby   School   Board  Inaugurate Market Garden  BANKS WILL HELP  SMALL INVESTORS  correspondence with the present Gcrman author-      The North Enderby Board of  itics lo the governments with which thc United   School  Truistccs  ore  practical  States is associated as a belligerent, wilh thc sug- farmers.     They  know   how   to  gestion that, if these terms are disposed lo effect!get   results!   . Frinstance,   when  peace upon  the terms and principles indicated, |whcn the school children started  their military advisers and the military advisers their school garden in thc early  of thc United States be asked to submit, to'-.the  governments associated against Germany the necessary terms of such an armistice as will fully  protect the interests of thc people involved and  insure to thc associated governments thc uiirc������������������  strictcd powcr to safeguard and enforce the details, of. the peace tp which the Gernian government has agreed, provided thcy decPi such ah*  armistice possible from the miliary point of view.  Should  such  It  is announced lhal, :(n order  lo encourage investors lo participate in the 1918-Victory  Loan, the banks will lend subscribers, on thc probable certainty of payment within a  year, up lo 90 per cent of thc  amount of thc investment in  concluded the Loan. The rate of interest  charged by. thc banks is 53/������������������������������������ per  cent..., . . ---������������������������������������������������������������������������ ....  This should have  the effect  <v  OUR SYSTEM OF ROAD BUIUHNG  summer,   the' board  to  direct  them  in  a   practical  way.   A small patch,of ground  was plowed by onc of thc trus-J  tees und two others contributed; 0f greatiy VtLniiia ting'the "flow  enough  potatoes   to  plant   the Qf money.    Many people who  ground- They did not consider!were anxious to do their bit*topi wise to divide the interest of'ward   supporting   the   bovs   at  , e     , ��������������������������� -,.   -f ,  , 'the   children   by   planting   all the front were unforunately rc-  inc conSer-ithcir ,cccvi^������������������ZS ^ 5*.  vegetables.   _. Their|dieted as to the amount Vy  g the clock S^ <***#* upon pota-ihad   available, for   investment,  F���������������������������i��������������������������� ii,������������������A������������������.vWRylHV.>^1W'iv.c 0I. tier unetpu\ ocalaccepunicc toes.    Next vear tliev will sne- having immediate or future 6b-  ..      .   ,      *.--,-! -.���������������������������-���������������������������-  -��������������������������� :.- ���������������������������  ._���������������������������___- ligations which called for their  the whole action proceeds.        -       ,'..'���������������������������:.' ���������������������������say   carrots,   or   onions;, or '   "  "The president would deem himself lacking m sollie other one thing- fty thus  candor did hc nol point out in the frankest pos-1 devoting the school garden to  sible terms the reason why safeguards must be'giving one thing thev reckon  demanded. Significant and important as the con- jt0 ^y enough of thc one thing  stitutional changes seem to he. winch are spoken to "have enough to command a  ,   . ,    ,  of bv thc Gcrman foreign secretary in his note of 'nlarkct  Al the recent Good Roads Convention ncld at ( Ul? Vjpih 0f October, it docs not appear that the!    This'vear'  was read' from Hon. John Keen,'prjincjp\c 0r a government responsible to the peo  aicer cf the legislature, tuivocating a change   -    . .,-....  Pcnliclon a  A.  letter  pic  from "lhe system ol* building roads out of current |guaraniccs  ..    ,     ....... .... ���������������������������.,...,. ���������������������������i  ^-ilhal  He favore  d an  issue  els  .Provincial revenue.    ���������������������������..  000,000  worlh   cf  gold   highway  bone  vears bearing 5 or 6 per ccM, lhe money  spent on permanent r0U'd\vork,  Tiie  plan  proposed by Hon  have merit.    11 undoubtedly has  been recognized lhal all new  of $5,-  tcn j  to be;  for  legilini  when I  11 is  0l-"-->!    ............     -  roads  ale charge againsl the people at thc  he mads are used.  the upkeep on roads where  has vet becn fully worked out, or that any  cither ..exist or. arc in contemplation  the alterations of principle and of practice  now  partially  agreed upon  will bc  permanent.  Moreover, it does not appear lhat thc heart of the  present difficulty has been reached.    It may bc  thai  l*ulure wars  have been  brought  under thc  control cf  the-German  people, but tlie present handfin" bv  work of a perman-jAvay ]uU -noL jlcen; an(i i[ js the present war with 'organization  '���������������������������cyr^]3y^jlie^jSPrl-ian^ lr=i]rat-'  JohiVKcen  'for it has  may  long  s potato crop was  | harvested last week by the  I school children. Thcy sacked  j twenty-four hundredweight of  | marketable spuds.    These were  delivered on Friday lo thc En-  : derby Growers, and the pota-  , toes are going to be ma rice ted  I'or the children at no cost for  thc Central Selling  e^t^lT^TcllT^lTrfiTlxl-lTtnJah     .... ^  of debentures and lnot  taxed up  to  lhc peopiC.; L]]C flCrniuil people havc no means of command-'potatoes.    What  Whereas   the  upkeep  on   permanent roads ^is  a ^n��������������������������� ^1C eCquicscence of thc military authorities of JjJC *"turned   over  1 the empire in thc popular will; thai the power of"   ~  the king of Prussia  lo control  the policy of the  empire is unimpaired;   thai thc determining initiative still remains wilh those who havc hitherto been the masters of Germany.  ,   . "Feeling lhat lhe whole peace of lhc world dc-  olhces ponds now on plain speaking and straightforward  the president deems it his  duly  lo say,  m  fault   of   tin'   presenl  government's  the  )licy  unc  great  lies.'  "When   the present Provincial  Government came  inlo powcr il a Item pled  to  improve on   the old  governments' road building policy.    New  were instituted; road engineers and assistant road!action  engineers and  assistant  were appointed until we now have in  ince road enirincers and assistant road  assistant road engineers j without any" attempt to soften  the Prov-:i,.n.sh words, thai the nalions of  engineers;and can  not Iriusl lhc word of  go  alio  bul the whole of the past season he hasn't been assured of a  as thc real rulers  stepping on the heels of onc anolher at high  aries and cost of upkeep, and no money to  practical work on the roads.  Take in our own locality. The assistant road  engineer toots his horn back and forth over tlie  road belewen Vernon and Enderby weekly or  oftenci, .  made a trip over the road to Mabel Lake to learn  tlie needs of that-highway. And today it is a disgrace. Assistant Engineer, Dever ought to cut out  the "engineer:" stuff and ride over the Mabel Lake  noad as" tlie settlers and lumber camp men have  to, and learn first-hand what the two years of his  "engineering" has done for that locality. Never  since, the road was built has it becn'in the shape  it is today. Two seasons ago a small bridge was  washed out over the creek beyond Charlie Wal-  licn's place.   A temporary bridge was hung from  what may seem  Ihe world do not  those who have  _   U-_is hoped lo realize something over ^rSOVorVlTe  is realized will  as the. school  children's contribution to the  Red Cross.  This is what wc call practical  education.     It   is   an   cxan*  ready capital. , It is? such as  these that the banks are ready  to help. On reasonable security these intending investors  may -receive tlie cash from thc  bank at the same rate of interest thc Dominion government  pays for the entire 1918 Victory  Loan. Thcy may reduce their  obligations lo lhc banks monthly or quarterly.  Thc banks" will also accept  from small investors for safe  'keeping wilhoul charge in the  interim "securities and later thc  bdnds themselves up lo_ a reasonable amount, i'or the term  of onc vear.  NOTICE  The public auction fo bc held for  Mr.  F.  Ossenton on Thursday,  the  31st of October, is cancelled till a  ..... t. * Inter dote, to bc announced, in com-  -i^lrJpli^nec with the health regulations.  ,,.,.,, ,     ...     pC:as  a  result  of  thc "llu"  epidemic.  lhat could bc Jollowcd wilh pro- mat HASSEN, Auctioneer.  fit by othcr school gardens. |Armstrong, B. C, October 30, 1018.  A wise old owl sal on an oak,.  Thc morc lie* heard lhc less hc  spoke, ��������������������������� =  The less lie spoke the morc he  heard,  Let's imitate lhat wise old bird,.  =4Dh c-Bcst-Eatfccr-n s=  PATRICIAN & ADAM3  Always in Stock  Price same as   Mail Oi der  Houses  C. J. WHITEN ���������������������������  Jeweller, VERNON, ft. C  hitherto been lhc masters of German policy, and  lo point out once morc that in concluding peace  and attempting'to* undo thc infinite injuries and  injustices of this war the government- of-, the  United States cannot deal with any but vcritabk  representatives of the Gcrman people who have  genuine constitutional standing  of Germany. If it must deal  with the military masters and monarchial autocrats of Germany now, on if it is likely to havec  to deal with themjatcr in regard to the international obligations of the German empire, it must  demand, not peace nejgotiations, but surrender.  Nothing can he gained by leaving this essential  thing unsaid." ;���������������������������������������������...,���������������������������  A TYRANT'S DOOM  the low bank to the high bank on two poles with!  logs  of various  sizes  for bridge  timbers.'    The*  This push  Will chair mc ever. '��������������������������� '"���������������������������is-seat mc now.  bridge is short and rough, and is built on a 25 o'rjl have lived long enomih; mv way of life  Is'Tall'n into the sear, the yellow leaf;  JAnd that which should accompany old age,  I As honor, love, obedience, Iroops of friends,  j I must nol look to have; but in their stead.  ! Curses not loud but deep, mouth-honor, breath.  40 per cent grade. II was never contemplated  that it would bc used- more lhan a few weeks.  Bul two seasons have passed; il still is there and  the eastern approach grows week by worse.  Mabel Lake road is onc of the most used in  the district. If il were a heller road travel on it  "would be increased a hundred fold.    Considering  Which the poor heart would fain deny and dare  not. Macbeth, Acl V., Scene 3.  Yow stiU have an opportunity  to secure bargains at  A. Munro  for a limited time only  yyLikjMiyyiy^  Armstrong,  HCSt  k^k THURSDAY, OCT. 31, 1918  OKANAGAN   COMMONER  \x  [jt  \x  ix  xxxxxxxxx  ARMSTRONG NEWS  X X  X  X XX:  X  X  X  Mrs. Hardy came in on Mon-  Jday from Vancouver and is vis-  (iting her parents, Mrs. G. Schu-  Ibert.  x  N. Mitchener and Mr. Trim-  |ble drove by car to Armstrong  Jon Monday from Red Deer, Al-  [befta.  55 *  Owing to the health regulations the auction sale of F. Os-  (seritcla advertised for tlie 31st  Ihas been postponed.  Messrs.   Tait   and   Dowling,  government boiler inspectors,  Twere looking over the boilers of  this locality the past week.  '��������������������������� 5��������������������������� 7'-' s  Fred Murray is shipping another carload of hogs today. He  [is also gathering up a carload of  [cattle for future shipment.  X  George Weaver,  piano tuner,  lof Kelowna, is in town for a few  days.   "' Phone   the   Armstrong  I Hotel or leave word at McPherson's.  _, x  The dale oi lhe sale to bc  Ihcld at Lumby in aid of the Red  [Cross has bcen altered from  [Monday, Nov. 4th, to Saturday,  |Nov. 2nd.  X stauncheons for his-milch cows,  X.with all the latest appliances for  x '��������������������������� economically feeding and handseling his stock. He has at the  ^present time 22 head of cattle,  I five horses, and 35 hogs. During  tlie summer months his* cream  output is around 150 pounds a  week, all of which is sent to the  Armstrong creamery. Mr. Davy  ships a carload of hay each season, thc balance of his hay crop  and all of his crop of wheat and  oats' is fed on the farm.  XSC'SCXXXXXXX X X  X  X  ENDERBY NOTES  X  H. H. Evans and F. E.  day;     fruit    inspectors,  through tlie district -tliL  Love-  went  week.  ������������������! instead of the mouth, talk in a [  SPALLUMCHEEN COUNCIL  X natural tone, and the voice will;' "*  X be  heard'* equalty if lnot  more  ������������������ distinctly  af the  other  end  of  *"���������������������������'the line than if the words were  spoken directly into the mouthpiece.    The vibrations upon the  "FLU" BREAKS OUT  Armstrong Has a Number of  Cases of a Mild Type���������������������������Precautionary Measures Taken  to Prevent Spread  Mrs. A .R. Price returned lo  IVernon on Monday after spending a few days wiih hcr son  IRobert, who had an operation  Jfor appendicitis in thc Arm-  Is trdng Hospital.    '  J. E. Brittc'n is in receipt of a  [letter' front thc Ellison-While  [Dominion Chalauquas people  [which stales lhal owing lo the  lilu epidemic all dates "for the  chatauqua festival arc being  ���������������������������withheld. Dales for Armstrong  I will hc published when the schedule is finallv worked out.  x    . and  all  On  account  of  the epidemic bidden.  Ithe'Foresters'^ five hundred par-1     Mayor  Ity, which was to be held on No-!-with the  I vembcr 4Ui, lias been indefinite '  There is a great deal of graft  in all this "flu" hullabaloo in  tlie larger cities. Makers of  "llu" masks, veils and pills are  working thc scare to the limit.  However, there arc all sorts of  people in thc world and candor  compels the statement that a  nifty white gas mask doesn't  detract in lhc least from the  appearance of some of them.  At thc same lime, it isn't wise  for anyone lo throw cauticln to  thc winds and go out lo catch  thc "flu" bug. It is serious  to warrant caution, bul  the reign of  s..uu.uv..a *!.,_ dope manu-  ifachirers arc forcing.  j In Vernon some eighty cases  arc reported. Two deaths havc  occurred, but thc victims were  persons who came in from the  coast a|nd were advanced cases  when they reached Vernon. All  local cases arc reported lo be  of a mild type, and while every  precaution is taken in treating  Ihem, it is believed thc- "epidemic will soon run ils course.  Twelve cases are reported at  Armstrong. -The schools and  picture shows have been closed  public' gatherings  for-  cnough  jnot   to   warrant  j f rightfulness   thc  Miss Thomas, teacher of Sicamous   school,   is   spending   a  short time with Mrs. W. Mack.  j'Miss Thomas'  school is  closed  ! oh account of the prevalence of  i Spanish flu.  ***  The market-stall on November 2nd will be held in aid of  tlie prisoners of war. Please  support it generously as a considerable sum is necessary to  provide.', Christmas parcels for  those much tried men.  Do not forget the bazaar to  be held by St. George' W. A. in  K. of P. Hall November 23rd.  The rummage stall will consist  cf second-hand articles. Thcrc  will also bc a ranchers' stall  and cooking, needlework alnd  children's table.  x  The sad news was received the  past week of the death of Mrs.  VVilley Barrows in Vancouver.  She was a victim of dropsy and  had suffered many operations.  Mr. Barrows and daug-hter have  many friends in Enderby whose  sympathy goes out to them. '  Several Matters of Local Interest Taken Up by Municipal  Board  CARD OF THANKS  Mr. and JM"rs. C. Crozier. wish t'o>  thank tlie many kind friends fotr  their sympathy in their recent sad  bereavement.  At the  regular  meeting of the  membrane of the mouthpiece j Spallumcheen * Municipal Coun  are transmitted from the vocal | cil Reeve W. H. Keary and  cords as effectively as from the'. Councillors Worthington, Hen-  mouth. It is an old device, the1 son, Somers and Hassen were  revival of which may add to'present. ' ,  the comfort and pleasure of I A communication from Geo.  telephone   conversation   during Heggie of L. & A. Co. makina  thc epidemic.  OKAXAGAX   TELEPHONE   COMPANY  X X XXX  X X  X       GRINDROD NOTES  x x  xxxxxxxxxxx  formal  Miss Alvina Mangclman  was  married  last week  at  Salmon  Arm to Mr. W. L. Cower.  %c  Max   Dangcl   returned   from  the harvest fields of tlie prairie  reports snow storms  objection--to new road  being completed owing to thc  same not being finished over the  C.P.R. crossing. The reeve reported that a considerable ex-  X penditure had already been  made on tliis road, also a bylaw been passed approving and  gazetting, and hc could not understand Mr. Heggic's actiojn.  The communication was laid on  the table.  Reeve Kcary reported having  received  a   telegram   from   thc  Max reports snow storms  and provincial secretary setting out  blow storms, and is.glad to gel that  schools  and  public  build-  in  the warm  Okanagan  agailn.ings may hc closed to slop thc  "e ��������������������������� spread  of Spanish flu,  if  Mr. Strickland and family  arrived in Grindrod this week  from Tappcn lo farm the valuable meadow lands cf Mr. J.  Carlin.  war-  be  ad-  of  Home  From England  D. J*; Craig arrived several  days- ago from Minneapolis to  assist in the management of the  Okanagan Sawmills. Mr. A. R.  Rogers, president of the company, is expected from Minneapolis wilhin^a few days, Avhen  hc .will decide upon the future  policy'of the mill.  sr  Anniversary services arc being held in the Eiidcrby Presbyterian church on Sunday, November 3rd.    Rev. T. R.  P  Wrighl  is   taking  up  proper authorities thc  , . .       ., ���������������������������   ,      -  i ma tier of getting the use of thc  ly postponed. Also all lodge drill hall as an isolation hospi-  mcetmgs have been cancelled tal for all cases. Four rooms  until further notice. Any im-;are already, furnished and  portant business should-be reported to \V. Hope. C. R. for attention,     .   ., V , V   -,: 'SS-. 7   J  Williariic Frederick, > tlie ifhrce-  lyear-old and youngest son of  IMrs. A. E. Lowery, diedTues-  rday : afternoon ofy pneumonia;:  [Mr: Lowery J is overseas with~the  ll72nd and is in thc Forestry ser- .   . ��������������������������� _    ..  kice in France:    Mrs.bowery wr?s suggested made the ���������������������������  land   family   just   recently   re- ents anc*' ������������������*oo������������������ children  fake  (turned     from     Saskatchewan-roeaT??-"?  T^f   t)m $S~  Jwhere they hae? spdaftie-in- ease geftmg a yhoW Jiere.    The  already  cdukl quickly be ,<-maclc~-ready  to receive patients.  ... -Enderby thus far has��������������������������� escaped. Lasty week's, nolicc by  tlie school board :that the  schools would be closed ..with  the. first, outbreakVof the; epidemic in "Enderby, 7 together  with the precautionary riieas-  ures suggested, made the parr  mer months.  Star ftiu\evy Changes flawls .-  _ Jojm Icldiiigs last weeje sold;  to Joe pocrflingcr the stock ancl  trade of the Star JJaJcery. My.  Ic|cJings-has. heen in business in  \rmstrong eleven years. Jn that  time he,made a host of mends  (vvjio will regret lo sec him go  nit of business and leave to win.       , ,, ., ,     ,,  Mr. Doerflinger is not a stranger !a"t} l.h?rc thcy should lie coin-  here.    He worked ns  -a  hatm- Pdlcd lo rcmaih, lor their own  dflnger.jis not over,.'however,  ancl everybody Is urged to take  every precaution against get-  ling or carrying the flu germs.  ���������������������������VJJie' least anyone can clo  w^lien attacked is to remain at  home until aJl danger of  spreading the disease is passed.  School children should not be  allowed** to run the streets while  the schools are closed. All  havc yards a I home lo play in  there thcy should bc  pome years, ago.-going later to Pf^Sf^K^L lhc   ProlccUon. Holy Com  hc  Enderby where hc bought thc  business of A. Maundnell, which  he-successfully ran until a year  ligo when failing health" induced  liim to go out of business and  in o vc_to_ Mara. _w.h erc_l i e _ sin ce  of ether children.  An Explanation  lias resided. Mr. Docrfl finger is  lin Al baker and caterer and his  many friends bespeak for him  lhc good will and patronage his  long experience deserves.  ea-  cock of Chase will preach in  the morning and Rev. Stott in  thc evening-at 7.30. There will  be special music at both ser-,  vices.   Everybody will bc most  welcome".  X  Mrs. Lambert and child returned this week from Toronto;'  where ���������������������������- she -was called several  months ago' when her husband,  Flight-Lieutenant Lambert; was  -nearly (killed by the collapse of  his -< "aeroplane at the flying  school. She reports Lieut.'"-Lambert still.in;hospital.but slowly,  recovering..    ">   '���������������������������' '������������������������������������������������������  The 13oard of Health being of  the opinion that it is inadvisable  in view of the presence of Spanish  Influenza tbat mass meetings of  any kind should be held at present, it has been elided to  pospone the entertainment which  had .been arranged in connection  .with the Prebyterian Church to  take place on Monday next.  -    . x  The flight- ftev. the J^ord  Pishop of the diocese will l>c  presQnt next"-Sunday, November 3rd, at St. George's church,  Enderby, to administer thc sacred rite of cebfirmatiori. The  services will be: Holy Communion, 8 a.m.; Matins * and  munion.. 11 a.m. The  Rishop will preach. Confirmation of adults, 3 p.m.; confirm  a lion of boys and girls, 7.30 p  m.  Capt. Wilkinson, who has  becn military instructor in various camps in England for the  past year "or two, returned to  Enderby last week, invalided  home. Capt. Wilkinson c|.i-  deavorcd lo get by the medical  board so as to get from England into France, but never  succeeded in getting nearer  lhan"'CI. This held him in  England as instructor where he  of  ranted,   and  wished   to  vised as to conditions.  Tenders  for.   thc   rcniilng  the    Rippington    ranch    were  opened as follows:  H. A. Fraser, $220; John Phillips, $220; C. Rippington, $250;  $275. - The ma,tter  "Jib  Jicng,  was left with the Reeve and  clerk, thc Reeve having heard  the opinion of thc Council.  .The , rules    were   suspended  and Ry-law 219, giving a rebate  ��������������������������� of 10 per cent on gcheral and  I school tax till thc 5lh of Novem-  'bcr, was pul through its several  readings.  I    Councillor H. H. Wonlhinglon  idrew the attention of thc Coun-  carricd   on   until   a   break   in  hcallh   finally  made  a   cha'.ige  necessary    and    he   ,was  home.  While in England Capt  cil  to  a  former request  made  ^ for a road through his proper-  sent *>'��������������������������� >,His ������������������fi>cr ������������������1" a 40 fool road  j allowance on section line lollic  Wil-isolllJl  ol  llis  properly was  ac  kinson met Capt. Cameron and ^1J^", ana mc matter was rc-  manv Enderby boys. All were tcrrc������������������ to thc solicitor .to prc-  looking well and feeling wcll.Pa5P th.c hecssary documents,  except Charlie Twigg,' who was | . Considerable discussion took  in the Woodcote Convalescent, P]ac.e relating to improvements  Hospital Hinder Capt. Cameron?! [������������������ thc Fowler-Burton road, and  at Epsom, suffering from dc-ll'lc matter was.lcft;>vith-Rccyc  prcssion following shell shock, j .Keary and Councillor VWorth-  : Capti Wilkinson tells many lnSton to look-into the dispute,  interesting and thrilling en-!. Councillor Somers wanted to  counters witnessed. by him in'.^pw ''wnat was to.be done  some', of the arial raids; "along ^rit,V.the Creamery; bridge, that  the English  coast, but not for  publication. ' On the boat he  came over dn were'two on "three  its present condition was, not  safe: The Reeve reported that  he had visited the bridge with"  hundred returned soldiers and!^r* .DeW? Provincial, Govern  Are You Thinking of  Those 'Over There"  Are   you   planning   those  Christmas parcels,  so  fondly  and   confi������������������������������������������������������  denlly  expected?  Do not forget that 'there are onty"  6 weeks between now and Christmas. "Why not call now and select  your gifts? From a matchbox to>  a mending set, we havc the newest  and best of their kind in things a.  soldier appreciates. Your inspection is welcomed. See our military;  fountain pens and watches.-  - Up-to-date Jewelry  J. C. Adams  Armstrong  Avalon Theatre  ������������������ Armstrong  Lee Morris, Proprietor  Owing to the flu epidemic~anct   -  in accordance  with the * health- - -  regulations,    all   picture   shows  will be discontinued until further v/  notice. ' :-"~ 'A  * Enderby      r  . Lee Morris, Proprietor   -    -  .Owing to the flu epidemic an&~  in accordance  with-" the health. -  regulations. 4 all    picture shows?  rwfil be discontinued until further-  notice. -V   -zr     ~s- ������������������������������������������������������   ,s~   ������������������������������������������������������ s    ----- :  AVELL-VrjCL,KN.O_WL  How7 to Avoid Flu Germs When  .    Using Public Telephones  SURSTANTIAL GROWTH  VJara Pistrict Shows Many  Signs of Increasing Production  Within thc pasl season or  iwo Mara lias  Improvement in  arm production. Today it is  in a flourishing condition, ancl  lhe increased agricultural activity is certain to bring even better conditions in 1919.  To bring the heavily timbered  bottom lands of Mara to tnc  ftage of productivity means  In any years of hard wrork. Rut  when the land is brought under  jultiyation it cpiickly repays for  jabor put upon it.  As an.example of what others  Ire doing it is necessary only to  loint to what Rupert Davy has  lone and is doing >on his 40-  Iere farm. In ten'-years''he has  trought 25 acres under cultiva-  Jioii. While doing this he has  Irected a comfortable home,  juilt an excellent dairy barn  ������������������rith cement floors throughout  Ind a cement settling tank hit  .'hich all Ucpiids from the barn'  ire drained and from which  hey arc carried to the fields to  leed   the   soil.     He   has   iron  Editor Okanagan Commoner:  Dear    Sir: Wc feel    _that  _thix>n^h^thtr^nTetIitnTi _of "ydiiT  paper wc should like lo explain  lo lhc members of the Woman  Voter's League and Iheir friends  why thc expected meeting was  not held on Salurdaj', Oct. 26.  Our speaker, Miss Reed, whojarly if it is a public or semi-  is  a  nurse,   was strongly  im-jpublic instrument,  has become  ol j distasteful to many people since  so  con-  Spcj  piece  iking  close lo the moulh-  of  a   telephone,   particu-  thc  pressed    with  holding   any  was  nol  absolutely   nccesteuy,  as it might constitute a public  danger  gathering  made splendid jjane?r. bY starting epidemic oi  the matter of finish influenza in his district, winch has up till now  bcen so mercifully immune.  Therefore wc felt it to hc our  duty to make enquiries from  thc medical authorities.  Itywas put to us by these authorities that *we-.were incurring  a grave responsibility which we  had no right to assume, alnd so  most regretfully, and at the last  .���������������������������moment had. to postpone thc  meeting.  Miss Reed has however promised to speak for us in the  spring so it is but a pleasure  deferred.  I am, dear sir, yours faithfully,  1SAPF.L    SEVMOUn,  Hon. Org. secretary Woman  Voter's  which influenza  has  become  tagious. Thcy loo^c askance al  that mouthpiece, imagine that  countless germs arc frolickilng  upon it, and throw their remarks anywhere in its general  direction, to thc disgust of lhc  person at thc other end of thc  line.  Thcrc is an easy way out of  the difficulty. Press the mouth-  piece closely to the breastbone  90 per cent of them were accompanied by their \vives���������������������������:won  by^ thfe men while overseas.  -This,'lie said,.was characteristic  of all,boats coming ,over Ayith  returned men���������������������������a large percentage of those invalided liacl married jn England and were  bringing tlicir wives to Canada  to begiln life anew.  Capt Cameron, lie said, still  has a Avann spot in his heart  for fnderby and hopes to return when he has made a  stake in the Old Country. A  trcmcrtdous emigration lo Canada is to be looked for when  the wai; ends.  Keep the  ment Superintendent,-', j a few  days ago, 'who' informed him  that the Provincial. Worfts Department coiild: not expend any  money on tliis jMdge, but that  he would be, pleased ,tq prepare  a rough sjtetcfo of -a Jvoocjen  fridge with specifications and  mail at liis earliest opportunity,  fleeve JCeary reported that  getting a quit claim to the A.  fruno property 'would' cost  about $150: -       .  The     following     accounts  were passed: .  Accts   Warm  Cr  School Salaries*  I". A. Clavton .  R. Beattie      F. Dunne-   G. Schubert   . . .  Treasurer D  R.  R.  Perry  Miss   Schon       L.   E.   Farr       J.  M.  Wright"   H.  C. Armstrong   s  Mrs.   Freeman      E.   Stokes      *Dr-Cr"EmtTy   SSSS . 7SS.S  ��������������������������� 9  7.00  3.50  3.50  7.00  2!/)(")  20.00  25.00  100.00  GO.fiG  S.33  8.33  375 ff  2.30  McPhnil-Smith       Trensurer   P   Ac     14.'13  G. Fowler    78.00  C.   W.   Burton      50.00  SPIRAL CORSETS  0HASS1ERES, ������������������TC  Made to order, y flexible and  unbreakable, f very hair guaranteed.        ,- <;  >.-.��������������������������� Corsetlere  Armsti'ong  ft. C  JB8. BlPpll  Real' Estate.and IxsunANCE   *���������������������������  List your Properties and Houses,  for Sale or Rent.   Enderby-, JJ. C.    '  ZION  PRESBYTERIAN  CHURCH  === "Arm slron gr~BTC." ���������������������������"    =~"-  Worship at 11 n.m. nnd 7.30 p.m.  Sunday School al 12.15. c  Yj>res Club, Monday at 8 p.m.  League.  11 SMOKE TIICKETTS  T&BPIUG  YOU NEED STORM RUR-  RERS FOR YOUR FAMILY. WE HAVE ALL  SIZES IN STOCK. RUY  NO\y AND SAVE BUYING DRUGS. WE ALSO  HAVE RUBBERS AND  SHOES FOR THE FAMILY.  H.  Canada Food Board License  No. S-9S6  GENERAL   MERCHANTS  Wc havc a full line of  horse blankets which j  arc being olfcred at  old prices. Don't lose  the working part in  your horses by allowing them to  protected in  Thcy' work  kept  warm.  sland ulithe cold,  better   if  W. J. woops  C. F. B.  Cliff St.  License No.  8-12980.  Enderby  T  Is several weeks distant, but overseas parcels will soon be on their  way "over there." When packing  yo'.:r.s don't forget lo put an extra  ���������������������������Christmas touch by jn.cludfn# a  nice Christmas Card.  Wc are showing a nice selection  at* prices as low as onc cent. Others  at 3c, 5c, 8c, 10c and 15c.  The Popular Variety  Store  CI/IFF ST. :-: ENDERBY  C. F. B. License No. 10-9227.  A.D.RENAUITM.  Armstrong, 3, C.  RUBBERS!  RUBBERS!  Men's Fine Storm Overs  The Starinount, plain edge, per pair   "   Winner, rolled        "        "    'J   "    Artisan     ���������������������������������������������    .      "        "���������������������������"..:   "     Asquith extra heavy sole, per pair   SI. 50  . 1.65  . 1.50  .  1.00  "     Douglas, jersy storm, per pair :*   2.20  Boy's Fine Overs  The Artisan, rolled edge, per pair ....   "    Leader plain "    ���������������������������'���������������������������      ''       "   Youth's "  Misses' Surety storms  Child's  "        snow,  1.25  1.15  1,00  95c.  80c  85c ���������������������������' ~L> WWJ.'EiaE'A .���������������������������..  OKANAGAN   COMMONER  THURSDAY, OCT. 31, 1918=  :v vm'Mmmmmm^mm  Finish Your Beef  lhe potash  used  -mr poses; si  cc n   exSi  r.icntl'  fertilizing  ���������������������������1,  The Hon. T. A. Crcrar, min-  istcr of agriculture, calls upon  Canadian farmers to finish Iheir  beef animals for market. Too  many light weight animals have  been slaughtered.  "It  is  of  thc  greater importance,"  says  Mr.   Crcrar,  "lhal  our farmers should make every  cll'ort  to  finish   their slock before marketing, so long as space  for trans-Atlantic cargoes is so  limited as at present.   Thc British Ministry of Food will pay  the  top prices  only for bacon  which is cut from  select hogs,  weighing between 150 and 250  pounds, live weight.    Thc beef  carcass in order to bc favorably  considered should weigh at least  500 pounds. *  'Are yon saving for a Victory Bond?  ^-"   WE ARE IN THE  MARKET AND WILL  PAY   YOU   CASH  FOR  ASS  ��������������������������� RAGS  ���������������������������OLD RUBBER  ���������������������������and AUTO TIRES  ���������������������������COPPER  ���������������������������BRASS  ���������������������������LEAD  7\.        ���������������������������IRON  '"'*"   ���������������������������of every description  delivered to���������������������������  J.   Tedford,' Enderby  Hope Bros, Armstrong  or pur warehouse, Vernon, B.C  \S^..-M  Many a club or businessmen's  commillcc in thc towns and  cities of Canada could aid 'greater war production on thc farms  if thcy would adopt the "tractor  and contractor" idea, which has  been initiated in Montreal and  adopted in Chatham, Ontario.  The contractor idea as applied to farming is simply .this:  A club of businessmen in a  town form a little company,  with- a capital of say $10,000.  Thcy buy a tractor at a cost of  about $1,000, and undertake to  plow idle.land or regular farming land. Thcy employ a-practical" man as their contractor, a  manAvho bas bcen used to handling labor and getting things accomplished. The war has altered the activities of many  such men. Railway contracting,  bridge-building and such work  has been greatly limited by reason of lhc demands of the war  upon capital, upon labor and on  othcr energies of the people.  In Montreal Mr, J. P- Anglin,  thc well known engineer and  building contractor, has undertaken a big contract lo plow  idle land near Montreal, and a  syndicate of businessmen has  been formed to do similar work  in Kent County, Ontario. These  examples might well be followed throughout Canada.  that supply has  potash   has   tre-     y   increase-id , in   price  ��������������������������� v.. i';;V :' is now7 worth almost  Vn lilacs . what it "was in the  e-vS'.y part of 1014, and as a consequence it has practically disappeared from commercial fer-  tilizcra. The pblash in lOOlT), j, lhan previons issues,  ot good quality wood-ashes is; d . (levotcd to actuai rGSults,  worlh at thc present time irom -       - - - ������������������������������������������������������   ������������������������������������������������������  $1   to 1.50V  Owing   to  SLIGHT FALLING OFF  Dominion Experimental Farms  Report Shows Decrease in  Field Crops  Thc las-test report of the Dominion Experimental Farms  has just been issued. It is much  smaller    than  ��������������������������� ,_,   ._   the   scarcity   arid  high price of coal, farmers will  be burning more wood this winter than has been customary in  ��������������������������� the past. We counsel them to  carefully save the ashes from  their stoves, storing them in a  dry place protected from the  rain. Leached ashes contain  very little potash, for tliis element is'readily soluble in water.  ���������������������������' The soils most benefitted by  wood-ashes arc light sandy  and gravelly loams, and "mucks  and "peaty.-soils'. Thcy. arc also  especially valuable for sour  soils deficient in lime. .The application -may 7 be from 600  to*'2,000'".pounds' per acre, preferably broadcasted on thc  prepared land in the spring before seeding and harrowed in.  A CHANCE FOR  CANADIAN CONSUMERS  Consumers in Canada now  have an opportunity to ascertain whether thc prices lhcy  pay for foodstuffs arc reasonable and fair or possible extortions by alleged proiiteercrs. All  Ihcv have to do in each munici  I V/SAUPER CO.  a young Western cily. Tbe first  night he is swindled out of all  his ready cash bv a gang of card  sharpers,  und lie  lakes  a  .job  ..._..   ncsJt morning as a coal heaver.  pality in Canada is to ask their For a time il looks as though ^  municipal council to appoint a J Dave's course-would be down-  Fair Price Committee to investigate the prices asked by retailers and draw conclusions as  to whether these prices arc fair  and reasonable: These Fair  Price Committees will then publish their findings in the form  of lists.  In this way the consumers  Avill mako sura whether they  are paying prices which are fair  and reasonable or not: It may  bc   that  the  prices  which  thc  with   little   elaboration   of details.    The-, director,  Mr.  J.  H.  Grisdale, stales in the introduction  that the total value of all  the field crops grown in 1916 is  estimated   at   $808,054,000,   as  compared    with    $841,297,500,  the  revised  estimate for  1915,  crop conditions being less favorable than in the former year.  The report includes returns and  various    memoranda    for    the (  year on the work of the Central:  Experimental Farm  and eighteen branch farms and stations. J  The Work  covers  a wide  field j  of  experimentation.    ',. |  Among   the  more  Important,  statements  made  is   that   three ���������������������������  varieties   of   sugar  beets   were  grown on seventeen farms and  that  the work has conclusively  shown   thai  beets   of  excellent  qualities   for  sugar   extraction  havc been produced in the larger number ol* provinces.    The;  importance of  tbis is manifest  in the fact lhal thc sugar bcel  has bcen the basis of improved  agriculture in Europe ancl par-j  licularly in Germany, j  Problem of Fertilizer j  f  i  Special attention is being paid  to the vital problem of fcrtil-,  jzcrs���������������������������lime, which varies for'  this purpose in the value of deposits, marl, potash, mucks and,  muds, seaweed, fish guano andj  forage crops. Thc great scar-;  cilv" of potash is referred to,'  making the analysis of wood.  ash and ashes from various in-;  young  EldciT leaves   the  ranch duslrial -processes,  of  city gar-!  and  The success or failure of a Creamery depends  largely on the amount of Winter Cream that can be  secured.  We have made a success of the Creamery during the Summer ancl if we can, this coming winter,  keep up the output success, is assured.  Our Directors appeal to* yon'as a patron--to  take advantage of the high prices which must be paid  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 out the output to a wonderful extent.  "CARRY   ON"  Northern Okanagan Creamery Ass'n.  'The Cow Puncher"  Robert J. C. Stead, in his new  novel "Thc Cow Puncher,"  (Toronto, thc Musson Book Co.  Ltd., cloth $1.50) has written a  notable book with a Western  Canadian setting. David Eldcn,  lhc cow puncher of thc story,  grows to young manhood on a  ranch in "the foothills, outside  lhe influence of church or  school. Al eighteen hc is accidentally thrown inlo the company of a young Eastern girl,  who enkindles in him the ambition to be somebody in thc  world.  Wilh   this  purpose  in  view.  ::'  goes to make nis fortune in  lward instead of up, but hc fortunately comes under influences  which revive his ambition for  self-betterment. About this  lime the. big western real estate  boom breaks out, and Daves'  course is meteoric. His wealth  comes 'quickly and, goes, as  quickly. Following thc collapse of thc real estate boom  a tragedy in his love affairs  sends'him as an enlisted man to  France.   In thc closing chapters  JJC    HUJL    lilt;    jji*ia������������������    ssjussii.    ,*������������������-   j.-1-un la;.     *h  i"1- >���������������������������'-������������������������������������������������������������������������"������������������ ^,.������������������r������������������~--  committce considers to be fair is found one of thc highest pat   i   ..... *ki~   ,..:il   t.^.4-  Isn   o-tixr   -_:_i:-.      ._~i.������������������������������������������������������       cfi.ii/->lr      hv      j������������������m  Un iet standing  ���������������������������ol our Ifirjjc stock ot"  ti-.xl  t-liiliircn's   shoes?  -cronfU-.h.-i ml led '.JO in:  women's,  men s  'iOnlv     reliable  ���������������������������suecial t y_ soijlt  ] cat lit-r.    .'. l\<.-]i;iiriny     in   Jill   branches.  J  13  The Shoe Hospital  E. O. WOOD, B. C. JL. S.  Armstrong and Salmon Arm  Subdivisions, Mineral  Claims,_ lun-  ber Limits'. Pre-emptions, Drainage,  Irrigation and Road Surveys, Maps  and plans.  Phone 02 Salmon Arm, B.C.  ancl reasonable will not be any  lower  than   thc present prices  charged hy retailers.-   In some  cases they" may be higher.   ������������������ut  that need nof bother the consumer so long as hc is satisfied  through thc investigation of the  impartial  Fair   Price  Committee wilhin his own municipality  that  thc prices  published indicate a fair and reasonable standard   to   guide   both   consumer  and   retailer,   ha.vin:g  in   mind  war  condilions  and   the  unsettling of pre-war prices.  i     li'   I hi-re  is  a   desire  on   the  pari   of   lhe  consumers   to  Und  oul  .just   where   Ihcy   sland   in  regard to prices which they pay  i^VwdstiTn^lh eyr-nnwHi ave=n=  golden  opportunity lo havc  lhc  matter dealt wilh once and for  all  under  lhc provisions of  lhc  order-in-council fathered by the  department  of labor relative lo  the   appointment   of   fair  price  Coin mi flees.  Save  Your  Wood-Ashes  (Experimental Farms Note)  any  riotic    notes    struck    by  author throughout the war  "The  Cow  Puncher"  is  de-  cidcdlv worth while.    It is interesting and refreshing, and at  times Inspiring, written with all  Mr. Sicad's intimate knowledge  of the West and skill of delin-  ialion.    Through thc book rims  a happy vein of humor and philosophy which is not thc least of  its charms.    It is illustrated by  Arthur Homing, cx-lumbcrman  and  NoYlh-Wcsl  Mounted   policeman,  and  is  announced   by  thc   publishers   as   an   all-Canadian ohok���������������������������written by a Canadian, illustrated by a Canadian  and printed and bound in Can-  Tirl jvrr=ilJTih"o ul d^recei-ve-a-wii rm=  welcome    from    the    Canadian  reading public.  bagc. -natural organic deposits,!  of'peat as  an absorbent lillcr. I  of  the  efficiency of nitrate  of.  soda and sulphate of ammonia,  as  sources  of  nitrogen and  ofj  acid  phosphate, basic slag and,  bone meal as sources of phos-;  phoric acid, of particular inter-'  est.    In  regard  to  commercial,  fertilizer as'a part substitute for i  barnvard manure, foiir-ycar.ro-'  ta lions are used in thc experiments   of   no   manure   and   of  mixed fertilizers and the results  show a distinct advantage in using barnvard manure alone over  commercial fertilizers alone for  thc soil, hut indicates a possibility   of   combining : the   two  when barnyard manure is high  in  price and  scarce.    Shallow  plowing and sub-soiling versus  deep   plowing   were   tried   and  failed to show any decided advantage in either method.  THE GREATEST OPPORTUNITY  Ever Offered in Armstrong to secure  City Lots at Your Own Price  We can't pay our taxes. We must have the moiie.v. You win',  wc lose.  The City refuses to sell for taxes so wc must.  Within the next two weeks we will offer for sale at public miction  without reserve, between thirty ai:cl forty desirable City Lots. These  vou can bnv at your own price. We will give Indefeasible Title to these  lots���������������������������the best title possible to secure.  WATCH FOR POSTERS   NEXT \VEEK  Armstrong-Okanagan Land  Company Limited  t  J4ve StocK Problems  the  any  Taking No  Chances  Because   live  stock  has  greatest    possibilities    pi  othcr branch  of  agriculture in  future development of lhc country" the report of the division of  animal husbandry is peculiarly  important  a J. Hhe farm  ���������������������������ill  Cost little but reach  many, ancl are first-class pullers of  business.    Trv one in Tlie COMMONER. 2c & le a word  . ii  f oof} Shortage in Italy  Dr. James *W. Robertson who  ��������������������������� ���������������������������..��������������������������� recently toured Britain, France  r,     i ' x Ib ,������������������ and Italy on behalf of the Can-  fhc horses which do:    ,. _ ri,rnwnmnn| n,iri <i1P Tun-  work arc. purebred  SECRET  SOCIETIES  AF.&A.M.  Enderby Lod(?e No. 40  Regular 'meetings first  Thursday on or after the  full moon lit 8 p.m. in Masonic Hall. Visiting  brethren cordially  invited  C. 'H. REEVES  Secretary  ENDERBY   LODGE  No. 35, K. of P.  Meets every Monday evening  in Masonic Hall.    Visitoracor-  dially invited to attend.  CHAS. HAW1NS.C. C.  H. M. WALKER. K. R.S  R. J. COLTART. M.F.  PROFESSIONAL  A  C. SKALING, B. A.  Barrister, Solicitor,  Notary Public.  INSURANCE  Bell Blk. Enderby, B.C.  ���������������������������Tlie experience of many generations of farmers ancl gardeners lias proved* the value of un-  1 cached wood-ashes as a fertilizer, especially for clover, coi-n,  farm roots and vegetables  and  fruit   crops   generally.     Wood-  ashes, contain  no  nitrogen  and  supply  no  humus,   but  as   far  as  mineral  plant  food  is   concerned   tli ere   is   probably   no  compounded   mineral   fertilizer  on  lhc market-lhat is so effective and lasting.    They furnish  potash, lime, phosphoric acid���������������������������  thc  very  elements  taken   from  thc soil by the forest trees, and,  returned   to  the soil,  they will  supply,  in   lhe  very  best  form  and  combinations,   thc mineral  plant    food    required    by    our  crops.  According to analyses made  by llie division, cf chemistry,  experimental farms, unleached  hardwood ashes, free from  sand, etc., will contain between  5 and fi per cent of lime. Before  the.  war  Germany supplied  all  To bc ordered olf a ranch at  the point of a revolver was the  experience of four Summerland  hunters a few days ago. A parly  of    Summerland     people    had  motored out thc Marron Valley  road,    south-west    of   Kalcden.  Four of  die male members of  the   party,   E.   N.   Rowley,   A.  Peck,   H. .Yanclerburg  and  F.  Stcuant, each taking a gun. The  storv as told by one of thc party  is that thev were walking along  a small lake with their guns under their arms when they were  confronted  by  a.  man  with  a  revolver,  which  he  pointed  at  them and ordered them to hold  up their lipids.   When told that  he,was laying himself open  to  a  criminal  charge by pointing  nis gun at the men, thc rancher  <'S.l   insisted  that  they  get  off  lis'ranch at once.   Rather than  lurlhcr-annoy the old man the  inn'crs    moved    off    to    other  "-������������������������������������������������������Minds   in ��������������������������� search   of . deer.���������������������������  Summerland Review.  ,.,_,. adian Government and thc Can-  i      ^i   i    a,in,      Vh'ada Food Board, reports conch-  and   grade    Clydesdales.      1 nc  lions  as   cxirCmcly  severe,   al-  purcbrcd dairy  herds  arc *i>-jtl        h improved by good crops  shires,   French-Canadian,   lici-i..      ,r   ..   a���������������������������,i ,,���������������������������,���������������������������i���������������������������kw ,i,,..;,-������������������������������������  stem,   and   Jersey,   with  ^h���������������������������1" j ,lic t  horns for beef.   It is staled lhal  L,,c  ^,bl  =.a^-vei-^-succcasllitL-y^-'^-had .been.  completed   in   lhc  investigating l���������������������������  of milking machines, of-which  there.-arc six kinds in  use.  number of new  cattle-feeding  work Avas  undci  fruit and vegetables during  summer.     Thcrc  has  been "a diminution of over fifty  tenHir^lhc^produ'ction^ot  vesication into lhc most successful succulent roughages for  summer feed, largely a comparison of ensilage versus soiling  crops; the study of the protein  values of various 'concentrated  meals on the market and the  amount which'"might profitably  milk, cheese and butter, and the  a   lolal ration in Germany, accor-  r /low ing to thc Italian food control-  phases ol dair>      * j   u       t n    timc of Dr.  experimental ^bcrlson,8  visil   lhan   lhat  of  aken.    An in- ^.^ ______  PtLY SECUREB  St X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X  XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX  kEARY  GARAGE  D. :'C. IvJEAfcY,  proprietor  oil  J  FORD DliALIiR  Repairs to all make? ofears.    T?noiie 22  ARMSTRONG, B.C.  CITY" OF  ARMSTRONG  VOTERS' LIST, 1919  5n all  coun tries.'--Ask  for  our  INVENTOR'S ADVISER.which will bo sent free.  C(11IWL   ������������������������������������������������������.-- - MARION & MATvION.  be fed to milch cows; a study of "���������������������������  "������������������������������������������������������- ; ""   ���������������������������-���������������������������  the comparative values of roots  of  various  classes  for  feeding  for milk purposes, and a continuation of the work of inyes-  tigaiting  the most econ,omical  methods of calf-feeding.    It is  interesting to note in the dairy  cow returns, of which very minute  records  are kept,  that  the  Holsteins  gave  the  largest in  the  average  of milk produced  and   the   second  largest   profit.  The grade Plots lei n wliich gave  the  second   largest  product ..in  milk  made  thc  largest  profit.  The Jersey which was the second lowest in milk production,  and  highest in   thc  percentage  It is estimated that nearly  five million people havc dicd of  starvation or malnutrition during thc war. This total is more  than half the population of Canada.  of butter fat, was the third  the list of seven in profit.  on  Thcrc  worn r j "i  Britain.  arc now about 270,000  working  on  farms  in  YEARS AGO people u������������������#d 10  tn������������������he themselves heard by  ���������������������������hooting front the house top*.  If you tried that to-day you  would probably have to appear  before a commission in insanity.  NOW-A-DAYS   the  business  man uses our Want.Ada.  ������������������vTi*tMM mr ������������������������������������ ��������������������������� v. M*������������������*0*  NO'tTCE is hereby given Hi at, im-  der thc provisions of the Municipal Elections Acl, householders and.  License Holders desiring to have,  their names placed on thc Voters^  list for thc year 1919 are rcqu-rcu  to make a statutory declaration ot  qualification, which dcclniatic.u  must he delivered'to the (.icik ot  the Municipality within two day*  after it is made, and not later than  Ave (5) o'clock in the afternoon of  the 31st day of October, 1918.       ��������������������������� ���������������������������  Form of declaration xan be obtained   at the City -Hall. -  ������������������������������������"*������������������������������������������������������ ������������������;r ^M"; 7  City Clerk.  CITY OF ENDERBY  Compilation of Voters' List,   7,  Year 1919.  NOTICE is hereby given that,  under the provisions of the Municipal Elections Act, -Householders-  ancl License Holders desiring, to  have their names placed orithe.  Voters' List for the year 1919-aie  reau red to make a statutory decision of qualification, which  flocHrition must be delivered to the  rferk of the Municipality within  fid days Ifter it is made and not  ioim������������������ Uvm 5 '(five) o'clock in the  Kn?on oflhe 31st day of Oc-  Octobcr,  1918. ,  Form of declaration can be oD-  tained at the City Hall.  ----ffiJi^'|loS: THURSDAY, OCT. .31, 1918  OKANAGAN COMMONER  HUNDREDS PERISH  Princess Sophia with 343 Persons on Board Sinks in Lynn  Canal Returning from Skag-  way !j  Under the caption "Tlie Retort "Corteous," the Post says:  "President Wilson's note is a  Last Year's Victory Loan  The  following  amounts were  masterpiece of diplomacy. It -(subscribed by the various Can-  rivets the Gcrman Government jadian Provinces to the -Victory  to an unqualified acceptance of Loan of 1917:  Changing Advertising Regularly  Of course thcrc has been a  lot of improvement in recent  years, but even yet lhere arc  advertisers who do not seem to  see the advantage of changing  lhcir message with anything  that looks like a decent attempt  at  frequency  or regularity.  Thcrc arc ads, principally the  smaller cjnes, running right now  lhat couldn't bc.thrown back inlo lhc case without thc aid of a  pickaxe and a charge of dynamite. They made somc announcement weeks and months  ago and Ihcy have been' saying  thc same thing even since.  Suppose thc whole paper was  run on the same principle. The  editor would grasp his pen. This  might havc bcen a year or six  months ago. Hc would havc a  brilliant idea, and������������������having put it  ���������������������������down in black and While hc decided it was good enough to run*  -  for weeks  ^ a change. Thc readers might  havc becn impressed*with this  tiling for thc first time- They  might even havc read it thc second time. But aflcr thai���������������������������not  much.  Thc  publisher  who  gels  his  advertisers  lo  look  upon   their  space as their own editorial column has gone a  long way toward making Ihem good advertisers.    It's better to havc your  advertisers  at the  stage where  ;. lhcy  want,  to  get  changes   too  often, and where ihcy want too  much   service,    than    to   allow  Ihem to drift away toAvard lhat  stage of .indifference and moss-  -,-growth  Avhere   thcy  look  upon  their  adva Using  appropria'ion  %-as a piece of'charity-that  thcy.  in." lhc bigness   of , their  heart,  " arc doling out lo keep llie paper  from  falling into  the hands o<  the bailiff. ~  Thcrc is nolhniglhat will pul  your paper in the very ordinary  class as fast and as surely as tho.  old flattened out advertising, the  ten-month old stuff, the kind  thai speaks of Christinas when  people arc buying Easter hais,  and tells of winter underwear  when folks arc sweltering at 1)5  in thc shade.  -��������������������������� And thc publisher can do a  lot to get his advertisers but of  that miserable habit. \fe can  get out copy suggestions. \\e  can impress "upon the merchant  that fact that his ad is his announcement to the people, and  he can surely com^nce him lhat  if he has nothing new-to talk  about the public will soon take  it for granted that lie has nothing new to sell.  The publisher Avho looks on  the merchant who changes his  copy regularly and who insi>1s  upon a certain kind of an atlas  "a^bi t^of^a^era iifcraJnd~a^nuisaii xrer  Willi 268 passengers aboard  and a crew of 7o, tlie C. P. R.  steamer Princess Sophia on Friday nigh I slid from Vandcrbilt  Reef, Lynn Canal, Avhere shc  had been hammering for almost  two days, and  water  during a  blinding snowstorm. Nol one  of the lolal of 3-13 persons on  board thc ill-fa led vessel were  saved, according to la.test reports.  Thc  U.   S.  lighthouse   lender  Cedar, Avhich had been standing  by since lhc lime of thc grounding,   was   forced   away  by   lhe  force of  lhc Avind  and by  lhc  blinding snow.    When  thc Sophia   sent   a   message   that  she,  was   sinking   thc   rescue   boall^'"1'0'  marie full speed to lhc spot, but;]jjfousc������������������  was unable  ship.    Shc was  till morning, and Avlien shc arrived   at   Vandcrbilt   Reef   lhc  mast  lips  were the only  A'isible of lhc Sophia.  The Sophia ran hard on thc  submerged rocks in a blinding  snowstorm while on her way  south from Skagway Avilb a  large  passenger list,  consisting  his peace terms. In what.may  be called the President's ultimatum, he again offers the German people an opportunity to  set themselves as nearly right  as may lie and provide at the  same lime somc guarantee of  good, failh."  Thc   Express   describes   Mr.  Wilson's note as the greatest of.  Alberta���������������������������Population 496,000.  subscription $16,315,150, per  capita $33.29.  British Columbia���������������������������Population 39-1,000,.subscription ������������������18,-  814.700, per capita $14,75.  Manitoba���������������������������Popida tion 555,-  000, subscription $32,326,600,  per capita, $58.25.  New  Brunswick���������������������������Population  sank   in   deep,'the scries of his masterly stale 350,000,   subscription   $10,463,-  hurricanc  and'Papcrs. "It is supremely great," 350, per capita $29.89.  this  newspaper  says,  "because      Nova Scotia���������������������������population 508,-  it   is   simple,   straightforward, 000,    subscription    $18,588,150,  unequivocal   and   candid.     No per capita $39.59.  man can quite tell what Dr. Solf      Ontario���������������������������Population     2.582,-  and   Prince   Maximilian   really 000,    subscription $204,185,400-  mean. No onc can fail to under- per capita $79.08.  stand   Avhal   President   Wilson      Prince Edward Tsland: popu-  mcans." la tion  93,000,  subscription   $2,-  Thc Times is gratified at thc 331.350, per capita $25.07.  manifest  signs  of  close  co-op-      Quebec���������������������������Population      2,582,-  craLion    between    the   military 000,    subscription    $94,287,250,  commanders on the wesl front, per capita $11.66.  the presence of Colonel      Saskatchewan  ���������������������������  Population  who    has    arrived    in 650,000,   subscription    $21,7.77,-  to find the stricken |France, Avill make I'or political 050, per capita $33.50.  forced to wail as w������������������h as naval co-ordination-"        ( ���������������������������  ^rhc solitary adverse criticism Your Five Hundred Dollar Vic-  of Wilson's note appears in thc (orv Bond Will Buv:  Graphic,   Avhich   complains   of,     ,.0  , *   ,   , ___  lhc length of the document, ad-' 63 blankets or oOO overseas  ding: "At such a crisis bandying CUP������������������> o^ steel helmets ior a corn-  words suggests a lack of digni- PanX ������������������ infantry, or 3 cases oi  ty and creates a loophole for surgical instruments, or ������������������00 gas  further  diplomatic  wriggling." "iasks> or l.UUUIft oM.M.l.  thing  of those wishing to get out bc-  Rough Avea  transferring  fore winter set in.  ther prevented thc .....^.v.***..**  and montnsSwiUiout ������������������f Passengers, but it is quite evident irom messages received  from Captain Locke, veteran  skipper of the boat, that hc did  not suspect his craft was in anj'  particular danger.  Up to the prescjit time no  survivors havc bcen found. Hie  Cedar located the body of a woman and four upturned boats  on Lincoln Island.  Lynn" Canal is, only three  miles Avidc a I thc spot Avhere  Vandcrbilt Reef lies, and thc  mountains come sharply lo thc  water's edge. Thcrc arc no habitations for miles, the shore being cold and bleak. Mariners  slate lhat when the wind IiIoavs  no or down the narrow funnel-  like amal thc forcc attained is  terrific. ' *     -  Four and a half miles bcloAv  thc reef lies Lincoln Tsland. and  il is on thc fine beaches of this  thai the Avreckacc of thc Sophia  Avill bc cast by thc wind blowing  down the canal.  is missing the mark by a mile.  The change-often advertiser is  in reality the salt of the whole  situation".���������������������������Printer & Publisher.  X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X  X    BUY VICTORY PONDS  XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX  -    -   PRUSSIA'S PULSE  *  Basic���������������������������Comment    on    Presi  dent-Wilson's latest note to Gcr  many is beginning to apnear in,  German papers.    The National  Zeitung of JJcrlin says: "President    Wilson    has    answered  rruicJUy. Well, if ever Emperor  William's  invocation  that Gocl  hc with him is in season, il is  right iioav.''  /The Ncueste Nachricjiten of  Berlin says: "Inspite of everiy-  thing we feci that this answer  brings us nearer peace."  "The military situation is  graAre. but not desnerajte; we  arc still able to make a stubborn resistance," General x'on  Slouch, Prussian war minister,  told the Reichstag.  Herr Noske, a majority Socialist  mcnibcr,._,dcmanded-- acr  t  ?  ���������������������������^���������������������������^������������������������������������������������������:������������������������������������������������������^���������������������������������������������������������������������������������^���������������������������^���������������������������:������������������������������������������������������^���������������������������^*^���������������������������^���������������������������^,^���������������������������I-i'<->���������������������������^���������������������������><"r���������������������������  MAT. HASSEN  Auctioneer and Livestock  Salesman  ARMSTRONG       B.C.  i  1 have   a   wide  amongst   buyers,  when you want to  Also send me  particulars  surplus stock you wish to  of," '���������������������������.,."���������������������������" -J--"/  acquaintance  Consult me  hold   a    ii ���������������������������-,-  of    l IV  dispose  The Graphic, however, prints a  cartoon of John Bull holding a  copv of thc note and saying to  President Wilson "ThaIk the  stuff to give 'cm, sir."  The Daily Mail says: "President Wilson states the terms  with a composed dignity  worthy of thc greatest masters  of our language. Autocracjr has  to surrender or lake a beating,  and here we may leave the  peace ofVcnsi\c, without forget-  tiiig to thank President Wilson  for thc -- masterly skill Avith  which he endorsed its insinccr-  ity." j  Thc  Telegraph  says:   "Presi--  dent Wilson musl Avin the most,  hearty  approval  of  plain  men i  everywhere    This sort of language becomes necessary when  one has  to deal with a people  who insist on being evasive and  tricky in  treating with a plain  issue and suffer thc unpleasant  political   malady" cf  being  loo  clever by half." .    -  Thc newspaper commends  President-Wilson's correct attitude toward the Allies and especially Avcicomcs his reference  of'the matter of referring an  armistice to the military leaders.  The Daily News says: -"The  impqrial chancellor's note left  matters in suspense, hut the  president's note tajces them  where thcy should he. The sincerity of the German people's  desire for peace is brought to  the, final test. Jf the Germans  accept the president's terms  there is no reason why fighting  should not end in less than a  week.1"1 Mr. Wilson beyond question speaks for every Allied nation."       t  TRY  JAVA MOCHA  COFFEE  for Breakfast and see  how pleasant the rest  of the day passes.  Canadian   Food   Control   License   Nos  5- S60, S-9939  5tar Bakery  Armstrong*, B. C.  THE TELEPHONE SAVES  AlWAYS  Ordinarh' we clo not consider the  telephone. tere'on the wall  and if we want to talk to - someone  Ave use it. When we are doing something else, we forget about it. The  telephone is just like a member of  one's family���������������������������we know it is a 1 ways'  there when wanted and it never  fails us.  Just like a member of one's  family, the telephone would be missed mighth' il it were not in its place.  Day in and day out, through the  night, at all times, the telephone is  alwaA-s readv<tb serve.  OKANAGAN  TELEPHONE CO.  & r :  B etter subscribe for  The Commoner  now while the  subscribing is good  $2.00 Year  Armstrong and Enderby s  The True Canadian  will  be  PHONE No. 34  t  J PAY CASH for POULTRY  and EGGS  Shipments solicited  whether,  I large    or    small.      Remittance  made on day of receipt of goods  lat prevailing market prices.  I A. E, SAGE       Armstrong, B.C.  ccptancc of President Wilson's  principle and removal of all  members of lhc old go\'crnmciit  from the present government.  London���������������������������After eulogising  thc nolo of President Wilson as  "an admirable statement," ihe  Times expresses satisfaction  tliat il reveals thc closest possible agreement between British  and American views, llie newspaper thinks lhal a I the moment there i.s no morc than a  chance lhat thc Germans will  ask an armistice. Tt insists thai  the naval and military arms ol'  the service must be ready for  such an emergency and must  be adamant in imposing adequate terms, to" make secure'the  policy-of which ihey are Lhe instruments.  The Berlin stock exchange is  optimistic and prices have risen  since Wilson's policy became  known.  "If the Germans will not accept a peace of'justice' Avithout  Adolence, then A'iolence Avill  make them accept a just peace.  The difference between German  violence and the 'force Avithout  stint' Avhich President Wilson  proposes,  if  necessary,  to  em-j Government furnishes  ploy, is that German Avarfare is  in the service of rapacity, Avhile  the-Avar fa re of the Allies is Adolence in  ness."  No true Canadian  found wanting in his response  to thc appeal which thc next  Vic ton' Loan AAriil niajee to him.  J^e=_will^\\reiglwin-'his=Gonsccncc  the cfucston of how much he is  going to subscribe to thc loan  to help to A'ictory, thc highest  cause for Avhich men haAre ever  faced the.supreme sacrifice. He  will not fail lo bear thc call of  duty- Hc AAdll do his part in  making the loan a success worthy of Canada, whose resources  from ocean to ocean, arc all behind il.���������������������������Grain Growers' Guide.  Keep Un Our Prosuerity  "The Victory Loan is a- vital  .factor in thc creation and continuance of our prosperity. Thc  ktrcal bulk of (our products arc  bought by Britain for the use of  iher civilian population al. home  jand her armies in the field. She  I buys  the  salmon  catch  of   the  Pacific, she buys the exportable  surplus   of '.the���������������������������'���������������������������wheat   of   the  Avestern prairies and of the flour  manufactured from it. She buys  ihe cheese of the eastern dairy  farmer.   She buys tne output of  the hundreds of munition plants  of Canada Avhich, in turn, take  the product of our. great steel  plants. This -means the-employment of  tens  of  thousands  of  operatives.     Hoav  does  Britain  pay for all these products?   For  ithe greater part the Dominion  her Avilh  C. f. ft. license No. 9-3409  Choicest meats ojitainajije.  Geo. R. Sharp*  Wholesale and fteUW Pirtcf er  fnderby  PPNT!$W  Pr- P_enJLll^^pened_onej>f_  "the'moiTt modern DeTrtarFar-  lors in the Interior of British  Columbia in the W. H.  Smith Block, above the Okanagan Grocery, Vernon. B.C.  Special attention to out of  town patients,  Phone 313 or write  ments.  for  appoint-  m DENT  DENTIST  VERNON, B.C.  fi  o<  MM  mm  (X  mm  mm  >(>'  0-  r  Motp Profit To Hip    i  Bi#riPk  tlie seiwice of righteous-  the money. Where do Ave get  tbe money lo supply her? From  our Victorv Loans."���������������������������Sir Thos.  White.  - ���������������������������- i  <  i  i  ������������������  l  l  ���������������������������  ARMSTRONG  Ladies' Suits  Men's Suits  Clothes Cleaned, Pressed  Altered and Repaired  ALEX. ADAIR  I  ri  v  s -**vi  \h i  .-.1*-. *" * L  ���������������������������VV-^I  - '.--.' -"*>'I  ���������������������������'-''��������������������������� 7: A  S$S- S  -"'- ;��������������������������� ��������������������������� i-\  -rvl  'Vs. <$}  ,'   S X   f'"l  o  i  The pominion Juav against the selling of  butter Avithout the Avords "Pairy Butter" or  "Creamery Butter"���������������������������as thc case may be���������������������������printed  on the butter Wrap, is a blessing in disguise to the  average farmer.  It is thc duty of every butler maker to comply with thc law in this matter. Somc butter  makers havc only a cow or two, and make so little  .buller lhat il does nol appear to them lhat-thcy  can afford to have lhcir butler wraps printed.  They do nol like thc idea of having 500 or 1000  butler wraps on hand. To accommodate this  class of bultcrmakcrs. wc havc printed up  a quanliLy of "Custom" Butter Wraps. Thcy arc  prinlcd with Ihe words "Fresh Dairy Butter" but  do not hear thc name of thc maker. However,  these wrappers fill the requirements of the law  gOA'erning this point, and can be'bought in small  ���������������������������quantities at the rate of 65c a-hundred'* in-TOO or  50 lots. If you do not require bultcrAvraps in  larger lots, take these wraps in lesser quantities.  P  |  (i  (..  500, Single Order,     -     -  1000   "       "   -      .-.*'  When    run     with    other orders, $3.50  33.75  4.75  and  $4.50  THE WALKER PRESS  Enderby, B.C.  THE CARY PRESS  Armstrong, B.C.  e������������������  >o<  >()��������������������������� $  OKANAGAN   COMMONER  THURSDAY, OCT. 31, 1918  ���������������������������.;*ffi*>*s  ���������������������������Sa  x^^^^^^^A    Electric lamps, 25 and 10 Watt Tungsten  lamps, 50c.     60 Watt 60c  JRayo Lamps  give JJa   brilliant  light,  equal to 50 candle power circular  '.wick, handsome * in" appearance,  prices  $3.SO and $4.SO. ���������������������������  "Stella" lamp, nickle plated, with D  burner, price $1.73  Glass stand lamps  at 75c and $1.  BUY   VICTORY  BOXDS  Buy  th  rough the  local canvassers.  The  commission  they  earn  is  do  noted to the Red Cross, II  otnc  Comfort  Chi  b   and  Y.M.C.A  Af  you bit  y through the ban  k this  commission  is lost.  Lanterns. Plain tin, with "short or long  globe. Will stand any wind, " Price  $1.50.  Similar lanterns, japaned and rust proof.  Price $1.65.  Buy one ol our Foot or Bed Warmers.    Made  of  stone.     Will  not leak.      Better than rubber bottles.    ���������������������������, Price $1 .50 each.  FOR THE BOYS OVERSEAS  ���������������������������buy Gillette razors nnd blades.  Ar.so Strop razors and blades, and  canned boat.  We have a few dozen pint Perfect Seal scalers lb $1.50 doz.  .-i // .j t    %-.7-$,v?y.:-.������������������������������������������������������%.-,:������������������,-.������������������������������������������������������>$, V1 (-Ui.aj  JUO/V   ^jrfZ^~'~?,c-/;AI\flJLE  Asbestos irons per set of  3 34-.SO  Mrs. Potts' irons, per set.  of 3   $3.25  Polishing irons ea 90c  Sack twiae, per lb $1 OO  Sack needles ea 25c and 4-Oc  Stove pipe, long length .... 50c  S. P. Elbows, each   40c  Fruit ladders $4.50  Stove polish .... JJJ.5c  S. P. Enamel . . . S5c  Soot destroyer t . .  JJj.5c  Repair your own shoes   with   one   of  our  '���������������������������Economy" cobbling sets.      Set consists of ;j lasts and stand, shoe knife, owl,  hammer and needles, price $15Q  Half soles 50c and GOc  Shoe nailFTTOcr  Shoe~Wtx=5b.  5ee Our Heating Stoves  i*  tfi'p  mum null   UUUI.U     UUiU ii     u<  CORNER HARDWARE ARMSTRONG, B. C.  PHONE 33  Ltd.  irtorv  Bonos  I have been appointed one of the  Victory Bond solicitors, but may  not be able to call on YOU. Call  sit ihe Drug Store. In this Vay  we may help each other.  E. T. ABBOTT  Druggist and Stationer  Armstrong, B. C.  'We Okanagan Garage  Phone.77 Armstrong, B.C  Q  Puts  $7.50 Cash  this   New Edison fi  iamond Amhi  PZK  together,, .with. tAvelve ujvwearable  Blue Amberol records of your own  choice, in your home. Balance on  easy monthly payments. Price of  No. 72 oul fit same as at Winnipeg,  and YOU SAVE THE EXPRESS  CHARGES by buying from the  local distributors of���������������������������  THE HOGD STATiONEBY CO.  Vernon, B.C.  The Edison Distributors of v  Tie  "NEW EDISOH  Send for free price lists of instruments, records and particulars  of FREE TRIAL OFFER.  ARMSTRONG RED CROSS  Al Ibc annual public meeting  of tbe Red Cross bcld on Ocl.  18lb i'n tbe Avalon Tbcalrc, Ibc  secretary gave tbe sbipmcnl of  bospital supplies for Ibc year as  folloAvs:  Day sbirts, 380; operation  stockings, 815; suits of pyjamas, 450; kiplings, 12; cup covers  30; pilloAV cases, 100; personal  properly bags, 91; handker-  cliiefs, 256; slrclcbcr caps, 173;  pilloAvs, 84; old linen and flannel, 23; bed socks, 7; knitted  lace cloth's, 4; odd pants and  coats, 11; boxes of apples, 83.  Tojal, 3,855 articles.  Tbe "treasurer reported tbe  financial statement i'or. Ibc A'car:  Cash on hand Ocl. 1, 1017 8    "l2.4-1  Collections     r. .   1.377.do  Dona! ions        1,355.11  Afternoon teas   . .-.       120.70  ALL THE TIME  If it isn't tlie "flu" it is some otber trying thing. HoAveA^er, Ave must go on plugging  aAyay, ��������������������������� thinking up new ways of making dollars spread out farther. And aa'c belieA'e A\re  are succeeding in convincing you that our Aralues are real economies. Some lines are  impossible to  extra values.  secure.     Some  are  sky-high and still soaring.    However, here are a feAV  501  f  m  M  O'tT  Very rich Black Royal Purple  Taffeta���������������������������heuA'y, lustrous but  soft. Tlie very sAvellest piece  o'f .silk on the market, -guaranteed for 1aa7o seasons' Avear. 36  inches Avide   $3.50  Njiaw Poplin���������������������������just' onc dress  end; a beautiful bcaAry Avcight  silk poplin. Wc can sccurc any  color, in this line.    36-in Avide .  $2.25  $6.00  Black Paill^te���������������������������lustrous, rich,  soft; beautiful quality, 36-in  AAridc.    Extra value al   $2.35  RaAV Silk���������������������������36-in Avide, especially good quality, very ca-cii  Avcavc;  per yard      85c  Ladies' Mahogany Calf Laced  Shoe, Avith military heel, Ncolin  sole ami heel���������������������������an cxccplion-  ately neat appearing shoe of  good quality.    Per pair     8  I  H  3  1   0      IStji^r   More   Victory  Bo*xct������������������  9  Infants' Soft Kid Laced Shoes  Avith slilf sole. A very special  shoe at a very special price. In  sizes up to 4V-> per pair   $1.65  Misses' Brown Calf Shoe���������������������������a  nice ilark broAvn shoe with Ioav  heel, medium vamp and toe  cap, high top laced  ..........  ^> 1  $7.00    (j  I  m  i  Growing- Girl's and Women's  Black Gunmctal Calf Laced  Shoes���������������������������high top, loAAr heel, recede toe. At thc very special  price of    ,  1  r  S3  i  '!)]  $8.50   |  NOTICE���������������������������Last week's advt.  quoted grey yarn aU$3.75 per  pound. It should have read  $3.25 per pound.  OK  Foreman & Armstrong  11  General Merchants  The Big Store  Armstrong, B. C.  Can. Food Control License  So. 8-22.3CG"  >o<  >o<  >o<  (X  >(>������������������  :>os  >()���������������������������< =x><  >o<  il  ������������������������������������\*il  Total    ".   Expenditures���������������������������  For material  Christinas   socks '  Prisoners of War  Bal on hand  Ocl..  Total- .. .  Fund  1    111  .$2,871.00  ?2,477.8-l  55.00  81.00  203.06  "MiiA'or   J . . .S2.87J.00  Wrighl look the  chair and (here ,Averc speeches  by Miss Seymour oi'. Enderby,  the Rev. W. Laycock of Vernon and the R.cvs..W. Stoll and  W. Mills of Armslrong. ��������������������������� all  dealing wilh - tbe Avork of lhc  Red Cross and womcn'Sf Avork  from, Arario,us angles. There  Avas also a good musical program.  The thanks of the society is  extended lo each collector avIio  had no small share in helping  to make the pasl year a success.  Thanks are also extended to  Mr. Halladay avIio so ably assisted on packing day and lo  Phillips & Whitchousc Avho so  kindly, received many of the  Red Cross parcels; and to those  Avho have helped in draying a'nd  to-all Avho haA'c in any way assisted to make the11 past year a  success.  The regular monthly busi-  jicss.=_m.cello g__ a nd tea���������������������������Avhich.  Avas to havc been held on Wednesday, Oct. 30th, Avas Avilh-  draAvn on account of elb.c epidemic.  Will anyone having feathers  lhcy can" spare kilndly send  them r to lhe Red Cross rooms.  Pillows ar urgently ..called for.  Your Duty to Your Country  "CLASSIFIED':AD������������������TS.  2c a  v.-orcl   first insertion; 1 e n^word  " tliore.ai'lci".    2;">c minimum   "  LOST���������������������������On    Fair    day.    pair    gold  rinunod  glasses.    Please leave at  ��������������������������� Commoner  ollice.  Armslrong.   It.  FOR SALE���������������������������Registered Jersey bull  six months old. Apply A. \V.  Hunter, Armstrong. .It  PIANO TUNING & REPAIRING  CHARLES QUrNN  Dircc-l from Toronto factory and  authorized Tuner . I'or Mason &  Risch, Ltd. 'Will he in Armstrong  and district during October. Address Box 08.    Kelowna.  A LIFT WHEN YOU NEED IT���������������������������  is what many of us are looking for and  that's  what  OUR GARAGE  stands ready to   clo���������������������������make   prompt  repairs when you   need them���������������������������supply  the  qest accessories when you   want   them.  McLaughlin and Chevrolet Cars  LOST���������������������������Friday, Oct. 25th, on Main  St.," small gold feather shaped  1/rooch. Reword if returned to  Wilson's Variety store. G5.  FOR SALE, CHEAP���������������������������Well bred  Jersey cow. Milking; to freshen  early in- spring. Apply G. iH.  Fowler,   Armstrong. 65  ,FOR SALE���������������������������An aged mare at  -giving-away price; weight about  1000 pounds. Apply Box H.,  Commoner Office, Armstrong.  hci f cr  FOR   SALE���������������������������3  months  old.  derby.  rs,   21   to . 27  H.  F.  Cowan,   En-  6-1-3  FpR SALE���������������������������Tavo heifers, aboul to  freshen; also coavs. W. H. Norman, Armstrong. 64  FOR SALE���������������������������A Bargain���������������������������The Avest  half of the N.W. [onrth, of Sec.  2 3VTpT3'l VOsoyowlJ) i virb"!'"^Ya 1 tf  Dist. Write offer to owner, 110  25th St., W.:Saskatoon, Sask. 04-2  FOR SALE ��������������������������� Cheap ��������������������������� 7-roomcd  house, Avith bath and hot and  cold water; good barn; centrally  located; easy terms. Apply P.  E. M., Commoner Oflice, Enderbv. 64-tf  to Your Health1  JE������������������ ���������������������������  Men's Wear Groceries fnderby, ft. C  Canadian Food Control License No. 8-J717Q.  TUNGS-TONE STYLUS  Needle will play from 50 to 200  records  without changing.  Victor Records  90c for two selections  H. S. BEST  Armstrong,   B C.  WANTED ���������������������������A girl for general  housework. Apply, Mrs. P. IL  Murphy, Enderby. 64-1 f  FOR SALE���������������������������ned brindle cow; due  lo calve 12lh November; heavy  milker.    Apply, .1. C. Henson. 62  STRAYED��������������������������� Onto my place about  mid-summer, red cow and calf,  branded "A. S," on ribs, left ear  . split, ring in "nose. If not claimed  ������������������������������������������������������.*A\ithin 3!) days, will be sold for  expenses. G. Schubert, Armslrong 64-41  ni'l  Only "a few ranges  and  heating stoves left  ii  at oM prices  A  PIANO FOR SALE���������������������������No reasonable  oll'er i-efiisesl. Mrs. E. W. Winter.  LOST���������������������������A brown mare with "H"  branded on left hip, and a strap  around neck -Avhen she left home.  $10 reward for any peison returning same to W. H. Norman.  'Armstrong, 61  FOR SALE���������������������������Pure-bred Avhi'te Wyandotte cockerels from Guild's  bred-to-lay strain. $2 each. W.  R.  F.  Collis,  LansdoAvne.      61-tf  WANTED���������������������������A good Holstein coav,  3 or 4 years old. Coming in next  June or July. Write J. Large,  Hupel P. O.   FOR SERVICE���������������������������Purebred Yorkshire boar. Turner & Donaldson,  Enderby.  ������������������|������������������c������������������5>k������������������5      BUB  Ii  ENDERBY, B. C.  Greater -Wheat Acreage Needed  The Canadian wheat crop for  1918 has proved disappointing,  despite the increased effort's to  put a larger acreage into crop.  This effort must he reneAved for  1919. Victory is in the air.  Canada must not relex in the  furnishing of supplies. It is important that the greatest possible Avheat acreage be plowed  this fall. Tlie United States crop,  this year Avas fortunately a big  success. Next year it aa^II be  [Canada's turn'. The Allies depend on us.  TIMBER  FOR SALE.  Enderby.  Apply,   N.   II.  Kenn\{  60-5t |l  I. o, ^.  Court Armstrong  No. 8429  \fcets 1st and 3-id Monday eve in hall fj  Brick Block  W. HOPE, C. R.        GEO. MURRAY. FIN. Sec J

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