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 .ARMSTRONG,  \ ������������������������������������������������������      '    B .  C.  ENDERBY,  B.C.  IN WHICH IS MERGED THE ENDERBY PRESS AND ARMSTRONG ADVERTISER.  Voir. XV., No. :48,JWhole No. 770  ARMSTRONG. B.C..  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 5, 1918  Subscription. $2.00 per vear: 5c the codv  X X X X X  X  X M X XX  X' to turn him. over to the soldiers who  X  were   maltreated   as   prisoners   of  X  X  ARMSTRONG NEWS       *, war and let them feed him by ciit-  XX X X X X XXX XX  Pte. C. Kettleson of the 72nd Battalion, U.S.A., is visiting his parents  |or a few days.  X  Ladies' and children's pure wool  Lap and scarf sets, sweater coats,  Joques, etc.  Mr. and Mrs. Thornton came in  Trom Calgary last wek and will  juake their home here.  Rev. Lennox Fraser of Norwood,  I'Vinnipcg, has been called to St. Andrews Church, Vernon.  X  Flu   patients   are   gradually   becoming fewer in Armstrong, ancl it  |>eems the pandemic is on the wane.  X  Mr. A. Stevens, a former resident  13f this dislrict, now of Summerland,  lspent a few days in Armstrong last  |iveek.  X  Owing to the influenza pandemic  [the  Poultry   Show  has  been   postponed from Dec. 11th and 12th, to  Tan. 23-24.  i/ Our local merchants can give satisfaction in Christmas goods. Why  [.not spend your money at home? At  [least, keep it in the Valley.   ���������������������������  Rev. Mr. Stott, moderator for this  j presbytery, was in Vernon on Sun-  [day in connection with the induction of Rev. Lennox Fraser.  X  After all, there is no prophylaxis  against flu or- any other disease  quite so good as an active and  hearty interest in human afTairs.  1 X  fl    Married���������������������������At   St.   James'   Church,  Vancouver,  B.  C,  November 23rd,  "Frances Muriel Shildri'ck to Edward  ting a wee slice off his anatomy  each morning for his breakfast until he eats himself up."  Well Pleased  New Mill Manager  Raymond Pelly, Rev. H. A.  ^officiating.  Collins  ���������������������������j = Telegraph lines were down both  TEast and West-all day .Wednesday.-  'fhe ��������������������������� coast" train   failed  to  connect  with   the    Okanagan  [about four hours.  .  Limited   by  The editor, Okanagan Commoner,  Armstrong, B. C, o  Dear Sir: At the conclusion of  the Victory Loan campaign I wish  to express to you this Committee's  appreciation of your whole-hearted  and effective co-operation. This  campaign probably provides a record in promotion by the press of  a public enterprise. That this sup������������������  port is warmly appreciated is,made  plain by numerous messages which  havc reached this oflJice during and  since the campaign. From the Minister of Finance, from the Chairman of the Dominion Executive,  from the Chairman of Special Committees, and from Provincial Chairmen have come messages of appreciation and thanks. For example,  from Nova ��������������������������� Scotia ��������������������������� comes such a  message as this from' G.S. Campbell,  Provincial Chairman: "Hearty congratulations; work thoroughly appreciated in Nova Scotia0and largely contributed to the success of the  Loan here." This is typical of the  testimony from all over the country- O   -  The campaign began as a war effort. Before it ended war had  ceased. Nevertheless the national  well-being which actuated the press  in giving the campaign such unusual support continued. It is impossible to forecast what will be the  full effect in Canada during the  period' of transition and afterward,  of the splendid success of the Victory Loan floated at a most critical  moment. Its large" service in that  success the press of Canada will always be able to recall with satisfaction. V -  '"'Yours  sincerely,  John  R.  Bone.  Chairman, Press News and Feature Committee," Toronto.  Mr. A. R. Rogers of Minneapolis,  Minn., visited the Okanagan Sawmills this week, accompanied by  Mr. N./A. Morley, of Leavenworth,  Wash., whom he installed as manager of the mill and yards here. Mr.  Morley is one of the most experienced lumber niill managers in the  west. He takes hold of Mr. Rogers'  interests here at a time when the  great reconstruction epoch is setting in, and it is his purpose and  hope to direct operations here so as  to make the local mill gather in its  full share of the increased lumber  business . anticipated the coming  season. Mr. Morley expects to bring  Mrs. Morley and children to Enderby as soon as he can get the manager's residence in readiness for  them. 7  Mr. Lemke will continue as chief  accountant and assistant manager, a  position, faith fully held by him several years under Mr; F. S. Stevens'  management. He" expects Mrs.  Lemke and son to join him at an  early date.  Time to Prepare  Extra Christmas Holiday  Two     carloads    of   -evaporated  I vegetables    are    going ��������������������������� from    the  Armstrong   plant    to   the   pastern  1 centralizing plant of the Grahams-  (Limited, each week.  .X  Try C. J. Campbell of Bevel-  Istoke.for good quality cut flowers  and. artistic floral designs at right  prices.      Prompt    delivery.      City  phone No. 84.   P- O. Box 666. 70-4  X  ���������������������������/ You can't save money hy delay-  Ling your Christmas purchases; you  ] might make money by buying now.  Jpact is, the "|>uy early and buy  (often" slogan makes a pretty good  I lead-  Messrs. Sage & Yeoward have.  |.been shipping upwards of a ton of  dressed chickens per month to the  iVancouver market for the past few  [months, and the demand continues  [strong.  X  A phone  (No. 118) was installed  |-t'his=weck-=by=Hallam=&=-Blackbupn-  in   their   livery   and   feed   stable,  [placing them in ready call and ad-  jding  to   their   facilities   for  qujick  Iservice to the public.  X  Mr. Tom  Phillips  Is assisting in  I A. D. Renault's store till after  Christmas.    Mr. Renault has had a  [phenomenal   increase   in   business  )this fall, and is preparing to meet  all   demands   on   his   service   and  Istock at Christmas time.  Miss Kettleson is employed in thc  [Star   Bakery   to   assist   behind   the  'counter during the holiday season.  [Mr.  Doerflinger returned   from the  J Vernon hospital this week where he  [made a quick recovery from the op-  |eration for appedicitis.  * ������������������K  Speaking of billo-vys, one cannot  ride   over   the   road   leading   into  IArmstrong from the railway crossing norlh of town even when it  is in its best condition without being reminded of that ditty of childhood:'.-"What  fun it is  to  seesaw  |with the waves."  *. X  Cut   flowers,   berried   holly   and  J mistletoe will be * very * scarce and  |Jhigh in price this year. Leave your  lorders at Sawyer's as soon as possible for advantee bookings. Nice  line of potted plants for pretty  Xmas Gifts. Children, give Mother  i a nice plant, for Xmas.  Today when men are wasting a  [lot of time thinking what ought to  jbe done to Kaiser Bill, this think by  jour old friend Jake Laur will pass  with the best of them. "They ought.  Here is a suggestion taken from  the report of the Vernon City Council which might be a good one for  other towns to adopt:  "Alderman Bell brought forward  a suggestion which met with the  approval of the Council. He said  that as Christmas fell qn Wednesday, this year, and the following  Thursday afternoon was" a civic  half-holiday, he thought it would  be a good idea to proclaim; the  whole of Thursday a civic holiday,  so that ample time would be given  to celebrate our first Christmas free  of war for the past five years.  "The idea met" with cordial approbation and the Mayor was requested to- proclaim Thursday, Pe-  cember 26, a whole holiday���������������������������Vernon News.  Postponement of Seed Fair  The Provincial Seed Fair, adver-  tised^to^be^held^at-Kelowna-on-De-  cember 4th and 5th, is postponed  and will now be held on January  13th, 14th and 15th,������������������ 1919. Entries  should 'be consigned to R. L. Dalg-  lish, Kelowna, ancl shipped so as to  arrive January 10th. Put the entry  forms in the package containing  seed, or mail lo Mr. Dalglish. The  annual convention of thc B. C.  Seed Growers' Association will be  held January 14th and 15th in conjunction with the fair. Matters of  importance to the future of the  seed growing industry will he discussed and the meetings addressed  by leading experts in this line.  The Dairymen's convention is to  be held at Kelowna on January 15th  and lGth, giving farmers an opportunity   to   attend   all   three   events.  North Enderby School Report  Following is thc report for  November:  Perfect in attendance���������������������������Arthur  Olson, Edwin Olson, Doris Metcalf,  James .Mack, Mary Mack, Janette  Mack, Willie Wilson-.  Proficiencyj Jr. 4th���������������������������Mary Turner,    EfTie    Turner,   Roger   Harris.  Jr. 3rd���������������������������Edwin Olson, Janette  Mack, Willie Wilson, Harriet  Mathie.  Sr. 2nd ��������������������������� Martha Anderson,  Spencer Turner, Arthur Olson, Noel  Harris.  Jr. 2nd���������������������������Mary Mack.  2nd Primer���������������������������Doris Metcalf.  Its Primer���������������������������Lucy Turner, Annie  Anderson, James Mack.  R. Cary, Teacher.  Mr. A. JR. Rogers was feeling  in high spirits on His visit to Enderby this week. Always of a hopeful turn of mind, he was somewhat  jubilant this -time, and was a carrier of glad tidings to all who had  the good fortune to meet him.  Mr. Rogers was one of the special  commissioners appointed by the  United States government in the  Liberty Loan drives. He had charge  of the great Liberty Loan district  embracing the middle northwestern  states. This work involved tremendous responsibility, and while  the war was on he found little time  to devote to his own business. Mr.  Rogers is taking up again his lumbering interests. He - predicts a  tremendous revival in all business  lines as soon as reorganization is  effected on reconstruction lines.  Every indication points to many  big years for Canada, he says, and  it behooves every business man and  citizen to prepare.  Chinese Opening Hotel.  Thc natural consequences are  coming. When hotels were  forced to go dry, it was predicted that as soon as business  returned to normal we would  have our hotels run by Chinese*  with "hop" joints and washee  houses in connection. This has  come about in many towns in B'.  C. In the Okanagan Valley we  have been exceptionally fortunate in having the better hotels  continued by original owners.  How long this good fortune will  last remains to bc seen. In Enderby this week Chinese lessees  are opening the old Enderby  Hotel, where they will run a sort  of short-order house . with  rooms and = what-nots,, soft  drinks and peanuts on. demand.  -Truly,  we are 1 getting on fast  Leaves For Minneapolis  .-,-  . Mr. D. J. Craig, general secretary of .Mr. A--R-,Rogers' interests, who has "been assisting in  the management' of^ the'-Okanagan  Sawmills-since Manager Lewis left  for the East, Turned to Minneapolis Sunday evening. In,bis brief  stay in Enderby Mr. Craig made a  host of friends by his earnest and  open desire to be of general service  in the hest interests of the community. We had the good fortune  to have him with us when the word  flashed around the world that the  war had ended, and he had the  honor to represent Uncle Sam's  boys at our wee but whizzbang celebration of victory. He -will Jong be  remembered by the grace and wisdom with which he bandied the  chairmanship of that event.^ -  Heavy Summerland Shipments  When the returns from the fruit  exported from Summerland this  season are complete it will be  shown that the fruit shipped from  this ponit will considerably exceed  in value a half million dollars, according to the Summerland Review.  As a matter of fact it is not improbable that our exports will exceed  $600,000. It is but.a few years ago  that the total value was less than  8100,000. Since then there has been  a steady increase in the ^tonnage,  and the prices received show a  marked improvement.  Last year Summerland received,  for her fruit, crop, about $400,000,  according to reliable figures.    This  of water stood on the radiators to,  give off moisture always improve  the conditions for plants. The  blooms xwill last longer when the  atmosphere is kept somewhat cool  and moist. The ideal temperature  ranges from about 50 to 70 degrees.  Higher temperatures necessitate  niore frequent waterings. "Some  plants need to be watered daily,  others not more than two or three  times a week. A pot which rings  hollow when tapped with the  knuckle needs water. Over watering is bad for plants and only one  or two varieties, like the spirea,  will succeed if the pots are allowed  to stand in water. All pots should  be supplied with good drainage in  the form of broken crocks filled  in at the bottom of the pot when  the plants are potted.  Fresh air is always beneficial,  but not in the form of direct  draughts. A temperature of 40 degrees or lower will often seriously  affect the tender house plants.  Palms and ferns are the better for  sponging once or twice a "month.  Neve?"* water a sickly plant too  freely; it more often requires to be  repotted. Most plants will be benefitted by a yearly repotting. Healthy  plants and plants in flower require  much more water than those which  are- sickly. Soil should not be  watered to often that it becomes  soggy and always cold. . A plant  with cold feet ancl hot head soon  dies.  Out on Crutches  After several weeks in ned from  a broken 'leg Mr. Alex Dale is out  on curtches,looking little the worse  for his' painful experience. In a  drenching rain storm some weeks  ago Mr. Dale was loading the mill  year not only has the crop exceeded  machinery of the Deep Creek mill  Commuted  The governor of California has  commuted the death penalty of  Mooney. _Thi s_i s__a_ co ni pr omi sei,_ but  it may be a way of escape from an  impending labor trouble. The governor was asked for a pardon,  those who demanded it claiming  that this would clear the way for a  new trial on other charges by  which the complete innocence of  fhe accused might be established.  It is not clear that commutation  will stand in thc way of such new  trials. But it may well be that the  governor does not desire the slate  to go through such an experience.  that of last year but,the prices ob  tained' have ,also been belter, and  the Review was told ,this week, by  an unquestioned authority on these  matters, that "oilr estimate of'a half-  million dollars for 1918 would be  greatly exceeded. This information  will be'of great interest "to" all rn:  terested in fhe welfare of Summer-  land, but these figures.fall far short  .of the possibilities of the immediate future. \Vith the coming into  bearing of many, young trees, and a'  steady , increase in the crops"from  more of the matured ones, and the  prospects of greatly increased production' of tomatoes, arid other "cannery .stuff, one million dollars is not  too high a goal for the district to set  itself.  The, prices'that, have been  tained   for   its   members   by  Union  show very satisfactory  turns to growers.  ob^  the  rei  Marrying.. French Girls  Ten thousand American soldiers  have married French girls already  since the war began, and more are  expected to follow, acco) ding to  the Rev. Dr. Charles* Stedman.Mc-  Farland, chaplain, who has re-  iurned from the war zone. Dr.-Mc-  Farland made the statement in an  address before-two..���������������������������.hundred members of the New York Advertising  Club a few nights ago.  -.An Awkward Possession  A cabby and a motorbus driver  raced for first place in the block of  traffic, and the .cabby won. He  glanced in triumph at the motorbus  driver, who scowled. "Wot's the  matter wiv you?" asked the cabby  innocently. "Nothink's the matter  wiv me," said the motorbus man.  "Why?" "Well, yer gave me a nasty  look," said the cabby. The motor-  bus man grinned. "Well," he said,  "you certainly 'ave a nasty look,  but I didn't give it yer."  Cumulative Advertising  The one sure way to allow busi-  ness to float away from your town,  Mr. Merchant, and drift into other  channels, is to put your money onto  the tail of the idea that the way to  do business in war times is to discontinue advertising in order " to  curtail^the=overhead=cost-of=doing  business. If all merchants in a  small town, would do likewise for  a period of six months, you.could  nail up the windows and pass out.  Advertising is a cumulative  proposition. When all merchants  advertise, even if they take but a  small space in the home paper, thc  effect of all doing it has a much  greater drawing power than if only  one merchant advertised though he  used greater space than all combined. All merchants do not recognize this.' Thcy arc content to  live on the enterprise of their fellow merchants who advertise in  order to keep thc business that  holds the community together. It  retards the "growth..of the community and creates a leak, in'business that loses monev to all.  for shipment. He was tieing the  last load .when he lost, his balance  and fell off:the load to. the ground.  His. foot qaught; between, the; sidef.  board jirid' heavy piping," and en's he  fell, the leg snapped just above the  angle. He laid in the mud and  drenching- rain . two hours before  Mi\ Hayhurst could reach him to  bring him to,town in his auto.  Armstrong JM Cross Notes "  fled Cross workers are asked  to take notice that the fled  Cross rooms have been chanced  from over Phillips & White-  house's store to the store lately  occupied by Sawyer's confectionery. Ambers of the Porcas  committee will be present everv  Wednesday to give out much-  needed work. In tbe midst of  our own anxieties do not'forget  the |led Cross work* wlurh J-s  ours, nnd for which we are responsible,  ������������������fore PeadJy Thaw War  X X X X XX XX XX X X X X  x- ��������������������������� x  X ENDERBY NOTES       X  x x  XX  X  X  X  X  X X  X X  X  X  X  Jas. Bell motored to Enderby  from' Mara on Saturday.  ���������������������������''���������������������������.'*-" X  Mr. P. H. Farmer made a trip to  Sicamous  Tuesday  evening.  Mr. and Mrs. Thos. Gray were in ���������������������������  Enderbv on Salurdav from Mara.  X  The Enderby Hospital reached its  365   patient  clays  on   Sunday  last.  '        X  A Mara case was tried in the Enderby small debts court on Saturday.  Artilleryman Bert Hassard has  had his harvest leave extended  from Dec. 1st "until called up."  X  The   east   end   of   the   Enderby  bridge was replanked this week,  and the structure made safe for  traffic. , ;  X  Sunday, dinner at tlie King Edward and experience that feeling of  pleasure that comes from bein|g  well-fed.  Mrs. A. Glen returned to Enderby  on Tuesday after a visit of three  ,or four months with relatives and  friends in the Northwest. -  ��������������������������� * X  Geo. Hallmark, who left Enderby,  shortly after war broke out to work  in a munitions factory, is reported  to have died recently of influenza.  '.X ������������������  Mr. C. F. Fravel leaves for Vancouver today with his little boy,'  who was taken to Vernon on- Friday, but whose condition failed to"  improve uhder'treatment there.  -   X  Mrs. H.-'W. Harvey left for Victoria'on Tuesda>vcalled to the bedside of her'son. Oliver, who lies seriously ill in-a "-hospital at Duncan's,  of .pneumonia  tack^  following  a  flu  at-  ',* MM:?H.*������������������!liottj^  week that her-son,* Pte. Frank, who  had been a prisoner of .war in Germany many months, is safe in England and hopesto be home in time;  for Christmas. "  -. ���������������������������:���������������������������-' x -  - .  Mr. T. M. Lewis went through  to the coast_Tuesday evening. Appearances would indicate that the  Toronto climate and city life agree  with Mr. Lewis. He will return to  Toronto-after a brief, visit to the ������������������  coast cities.  *  Constable Bailey wishes to warn  small boys���������������������������or large ones���������������������������against  tampering with the  fire-hydrants.  He finds one with one of the caps ���������������������������  missing���������������������������chain and all.    This is a  penitentiary offense for a man and  the reformatory school for a minor.  *" X  Mr. A. L. Glen harvested a crop of  green  oat  hay  on   his  ranch  near  Enderby last week.    These prairie  farmers' can  teach us  a  lot  about  'turning   evil   into   good   when   it  conies to making the best  of bad  _, .ii- - V"- ,s l  if Vv /1  .' S' S\  The recent epidemic of influenza  in the United States caused more j crop conditions. Cutting green oats  deaths than occurred among the for hay on the last day in Novem-  American_.expeditionarv_fo_rce _fipm_ _ber_.sounds_Iike_chewin������������������ shoestrings_  all causes from the time the first  unit landed in France until hostilities ceased. This announcement on  Sunday by the census bureau was  based on unofficial estimates of the  totaJ^ casualties among the overseas  forces and reports from forty-six  cities having a combined population of 23.000,000, which showed  82.300 deaths from influenza and  pneumonia from Sept. 0 to Nov. 9.  A Compromise  to save beefsteak, but it worked out  splendidly in this case.  There have been no new flu cases  in Endcrhy this week. The original  two flu patients at the hospital are  now out of danger, and are recovering from the pneumonia phase  of the disease most satisfactorily.  Several minor cases of ordinary  cold have heen reported, but beyond a mild scare nothing more  serious materialized.  Dr. Jean Dow, who has been sla-  Fully Explained  Ian-  Mrs.   Much���������������������������What   dreadful  gauge your parrot uses!  Mrs.. Nothing���������������������������Yes, my husband  brought the bird home one day  in his car, and I have always .suspected, that he had engine trouble  during the journey.  Care of House Plants  House plants will grow better  in houses heated with hot water  than they will in those heated  by hot air or steam. The latter, systems absorb the moisture, with the  result   that  the  plant  either  loses  some of its leaves by withering or  fails to make healthy growth. Pans shillings and a war bond.  A   vacationist   just   returned   re  lates  having overheard   this  bit of l,.oncd al  Honan, Ch.na,  a  number  bucolic dickering. "  "Hiram, when are you going to  pay me them eight dollars for pasturing your heifer. I've had her  now for ahout ten weeks."  "Why, Sam, -.the-1-critter isn't  worlh more than ten dollars,"  "Well, suppose I keep her for  what you oweme?",.  "Not by. a-jugful! Tell you what  I'll do, though���������������������������keep her two weeks  more and you can have her."  Negative Electricity  My sister Maggie is a ven,- fortunate girl.  Yes?    Why?  Dunno. But she went to a party  last night and played blind morn's  buff all the evening. The gentlemen hunt around and .find a girl,  and then they must either kiss her  or give her a shilling.  Yes?  Maggie   came   home   with   thirty  of years as a missionary medical  doctor, sister of Rev. J. A. Dow,  will speak in the'.*-Presbyterian  Church Sunday evening. Miss Dow  is returning to China after a year's  rest in Canada. Her message relating to'the-work.in China undoubtedly ..will .be-of intense interest to all.  Dr. Keith, as medical officer, took  no chances in dealing with the two  flu patients developing in Enderby.  He took them immediately to the  hospital where the proper attention; and care.could-be given, thus  preventing tiie spread of the disease. Enderby's school is the only  large on in the Valley, if not in the  Province, which has not had to  close on account of the plague, and  it is hoped to keep the school open  and to prevent further cases developing. This can be done only by  the conscientious co-operation of  every citizen.  Crepe  quality.  de   Chines  Mrs. Bray.  in   the   better OKANAGAN   COMMONER  THURSDAY,  DEC. 5th, 191S  Good-bye, Bill  The following verses are contributed for publication by a friend  who clipped the same from his  home paper and thinks it is about  right:  The Kaiser called the devil up  On the telephone one day.  The girl at central listened to  All they had to say.  "Hello!"   she   heard    the   Kaiser's  voice, '\  "Is Old Man Satan home?  Just tell him it is Kaiser Bill  That wajits him on the 'phone."  The devil said "hello" to Bill,  And Bill said "How are you?  I'm running here a hell on "earth,  So tell me what to do."  "What can I do?" the devil said,  "My dear old. Kaiser Bill,  If there is anything I can do0  To help you out, I will."  The Kaiser said "Now, listen,  And I will try \n tell  The wuy lhat I am  running  On earth a modern hell.  My army went through Belgium,  Shot women and children down;  We tori? up all the counlry '  And.blew up  every lowu.  "I've saved for this for many years,  And I've started out to kill:  That  it may be a  modern job  Leave  that  to   Kaiser Bill.  "My   Zepps   dropped   bombs   on  cities,  Killing  both   old   and   young.  And them the Zepplin didn'J. get  "Were taken out and  hung.  {'I started out for Paris  Wilh the aid of poison gas,  Thc Belgians, darn 'cm. stopped us,  And would not let us pass.  A  "My   submarines   arc  devils.  You ought to see them fight;  They  go  sneaking  through   Lhc  sea  And sink a ship on sight.  Pi'&& diss,  '������������������2������������������*������������������������������������d���������������������������BB  A long time ago there was a war.  Taxation without reprsentation 'was the superficial cause of that war.  Today the cables from London give us a  spectacle that Canadians cannot take pride in.  Witness, if you x,i\l, Premier Borden over  there begging," threatening, cajoling for a place  at-the Peace Conference for Canada.  After all Canada has suffered in tliis world  war, after all the sacrifices we have made; after  losng nearly a quarter of a million men of the  half million sent to France; after pinching,  scrimping, squeezing the last dollar out of every  Canadian community for war purposes to help  beat the Hun, it is, indeed, pleasant to read this  appeal from Ottawa asking Canadians to plead  for a place atoihe Peace Table.  Read,  Mr.  Canadian,  and do some Thinking:  "Ottawa, Nov. 28.���������������������������While a certain section of  tlie press of Canada is attacking Sir Robert Borden for his absence overseas to attend thc Peace  Conference, information received from London  al Ottawa indicates that in Australia there are  public meetings being held in all parts of the  Commonwealth demanding that Australian delegates should be admitted lo tlie Conference on  equal terms with othcr belligerent, nations. Tlie  press of Australia is also a unit in insisting that  the Commonweal Hi should bo directly represented.  "Sin Robert Borden and his colleagues are  earnestly pressing lhat Canada should be'represented by delegates around Uic conference  table. Thc apparent lack of support thcy arc  receiving from Canada, and thc criticisms which  are appearing in llie press antagonistic lo union  government, havc nol strengthened their hands.  Extracts attacking the Prime Minister for being  absent in London arc being cabled lo the English  papers, and, according"'to information received-  at Ottawa, havc an adverse niflucncc on Canada's  stains. There will be just so many delegates  from  llie Brilish Empire.    There will probably'  [oleum  "l was running things lo suit mc  Till about a vear ago, ,   -. , ,,    . ,��������������������������� ...  When a-man named Woochow V, il- no.1 .bc. cnouSh so ^at every self-governing do  son  Wrote mo to go slow.  "He said   lo  me  'Dear William,  We don't want to make you sore,  So be sure lo tell your U-boats  To sink our ships no more.  " 'We   have   told   you   for   tha   lasl  lime.  So, dear Bill,-it's up to you,  And if yoii do  not"stop"il".  yoii will have lo fight us. -too.'  '"J did nol listen lo him,  And   he's   coming  after  me  Willi a million  Yankee soldiers  I'rom his home across lhc sea.  ���������������������������"'Now   that's-   why    I   called   you,  Satan,  I'or I want advice from you;  JI know lhat  you will tell- mc  Jusl  what I  ought to do."  "My   dear  old   Kaiser Wilhelm,  There's nol much for me to Icll,  For lhe Yanks will make it holler  Than I can  for you in hell.  'i've been  a  mean  old  devil,  But not half so mean  as you,  .And lhc minute lhal you get here  1 will give my job to you.  "I'll be ready for your coming,  And keep the fires bright:  I'll have your room already  When the Yanks begin lo fight.  '���������������������������'For the boys in blue will get you;  =-Hf=h a-ve=n at I i-i-ng-=-m o re^lo-lcl l;- -���������������������������-.���������������������������.  Ilnny up the 'phone, gel your hat.  And  meet mc here in hell."  ��������������������������� By a Camp Dodge Soldier  derby  S. M. firccn was tho last Kn  buy to be  named  in  llie cas-  mmion can bc represented.    Willi Australia vigorously insistent on ils righls, and an clement  in  Canada criticising llie presence of our delegates  overseas,   tlie  authorities  might select an  Australian ralher than'a Canadian as onc of llie  Empire's representatives.    This is a possibility.  "Thc feeling is strong at thc capital that thc  future  of Canada and of'the other democratic  nations of the woidd will be greatly affected by-  Ihc decisions readied al  Uic Peace Conference,  and Canada should bc represented, not only at  the perliminary negotiations, bul ai the Conference itself,    it is felt'that if there is onc place  where the Prime Minister of Canada should be  al  tlie present  lime it is representing Canada's  in teres Is   in    connection-   with   the   Conference.  Thc position  laken here is lhal if "the issues of  this war were important-'enough lo justify sending an army of over 400,000 men to Europe, thcy  arc  of  sufficient importance  lo justify thc  demand thai representatives of Canada should be  present at thc Peace Conference."   -  game  do  vou  Say.  Brother,-what kind  of a  call this?  We'vehcard a lol aboul "self-determination,"  "protecting thc rights of small nalions," ancl, too,  about "breaking lhc rule of autocracy," but here  wc arc���������������������������Canadians, aflcr sacrificing men, money  and everything else to beat one"'kind of a Hun-  find ourselves up against anolhcr kind of class  arrogance equally a.s selfish if not as brutal.  Must Canada fight her way lo the Peace Tabic?  ���������������������������������������������hc.will_npt!   for a special tax on capital so that tlie war debt  may be placed on the broadest basis, on the  ground that those who made fortunes out of the  war must pay for the war; the abolition of conscription; better housing conditions; free public  education; freedom for Ireland and India; equal  rights for women; a peace of reconciliation, with  no secret diplomacy and no economic war; the  incorporation of the charter of labor in tire principles of the league of free peoples.  XX  Tliis is about bridges. And ���������������������������other things. Two  years ago the bridge at Fortune's Crossing became a menace to traffic. A telephone pole, a  logging chain and an'occasional*.,visit"'of llie Assistant Road Engineer has had to suffice. If  trafiice was too cumbersome for the bridge suspended on a telephone pole, it could drive eight  nVies around. At last this bridge is being rebuilt,'and will be safv. for winter trad'.c. For  which the farmers on the Back Road from Armslrong lo Enderby are duly lhank I'm.  , But thcy have anolher complaint. This time il  applies to the Spallumcheen Municipality. Thcy  complain thai, whereas the annual taxes collected from properties tributary to the Back  Road in the northeast ward, amount lo nearly  $2,000, thcy have nol had expended oh lhis road  by the municipality as much as $100 in lhree  ycars. And they claim it is the worst piece of  road in the municipality. They want to know  what becomes of their tax money.  .The olher day. we are informed, a prospective  buyer was driven out to sec llie Dill and the Guy  Williams' places. Thc road was in such a condition tliat the prospective buyer turned homeward in disgust. The present is not a good lime  lo build roads, nor to talk about bad roads, bul  no. harm can come from a discussion which  might lead to the necessary work being undertaken as early as practicable in the spring.  XX  Thcy say that war is done for good; I know a  darn sight better. Last week Uic wific asked  .me. would I kindly mail hcr leller? Today sfhe  found il in my vest, its contour warped and  bended. Kind reader, you can guess the rest.  Who said the war is ended? .  It's true, they've bid our doughboy's cease lo  shool at Teutons lubby, bul when lhcy meet to  talk of peace, will thcy consider hubby? To  peoples iChaincd by:"kingly might they'll give  emancipation, yet'fail to give his nibs .-Uic right  of self-determination;" ? -  When we were fighting Bill the Bloke wc had  our helpmeets nervous. Wc" then could wriggle  from our yoke and" flee into the, service; The  married man in days gone by could parry words  of rancor by telling wile with cunning sigh he'd  Cong-oleum Rugs are very popular because they are des-  pendable, sanitary and inexpensive. The colorings are good  and in designs, which make them harmonize with most  furnishings.  36 ins. x 54 ins.   S2.00  XMAS PRICES     72  "   xlOS"   $11.50     XMAS PRICES  108"    x 126"   $19.50  ���������������������������'GOLD SEAL" Cotigoleum at $1.25 a sq. yd., 2 yds. wide  Gifts of Community Plate in Adam design  Will be most acceptable for Christmas. ������������������ 25 year guarantee  Teaspoons, box of six....... $3.50  Coffee spoons, box of six .. $3.50  Five o' clock teaspoons box of six  Dessert spoons box of six .. $6,50  Tablespoons, box,of six ... $7.00  Dessert Forks,,��������������������������� box of six $6.50  .Table Forks, " ������������������������������������������������������ " >7.00  Cold Meat Forks,.box of 1 $2.25-  Dessert Knives, box of six $9.00  Table Kniver, box of six ..   $9.25  ALUMINUM WARE  Aluminum ware in the kitchen is indispensable; its light; its easily  cleaned; it wont burn; its good for a lifetime. We have-just opened up a  complete line of these durable cooking utensils.  Tea kettles, V $5.25 to $7.00 j Sauce pans    ... $1.00 to $2.50  Double boilers .... $+.50 to $4.90 Roasting pans for ..$5.25  Pry pans $3.50 to $4.50 I Combination steam cookers $5.25  Children's mugs'    25c | snJt and peppers, 25c and 35c pair  Maplachlan Hardware Co.  ARMSTRONG, B. C. PHONE 47  gone and joined Ihe lank corps--- _'.-  Oh, those were happy days for such as pay lhc j  rent and grocer. ;When he stayed'out and got in  Dutch, was he downhearted? No, sir! He'd  strike ,-,a martyr-hero pose, forestalling condemnation, and say: "I'll go lo fight our foes. JJ'vc  joined the aviation." Pie truly lived a happy lot  and peace his freedom quenches. When things  at home gol too darned hot, there slill remained  the trenches.  Bul now he hasnTany "out," the poor mendacious duffer. He's played his trump and now,,no'  doubt, reprisals hc mustf. suffer. .He's missing at  his club, I've learned, wliich lately heard his  laughter, so I suppose he's been interned at home  forever after.���������������������������Carlton Fitchett.  If Canada's services in the war havc nol entitled her to a seal at tbe Peace Tabic without  having lo beg for il, Canada's Premier should  come home���������������������������and slay home!  Wc mistake the spirit of Canada if wc sloop to  lly li.'.i. he having hcr-a reported -ask Canadians lo plead for lhal which thev have-  PISH MEAL FOR LIVE STOCK  n**VUK'Ic~VIays^  available quantities of cattle food without decreasing the quality is of immense value. Experiments havc proven lhat tliis is possible wilh  fish meal, a fcodslull" lhat as yet is little known  in tliis counlry, but wliich is used extensively in  kLiklVi^Lkk  Must Gut off Unpaid  Subscriptions  The Paper Controller of Canada  has given notice that a strict regulation is about to bc issued by the  Dominion Government to the effect  that���������������������������  Publishers^ of newspapers must  cease   sending   their   newspapers     to      subscribers      three  months   in arrears'  unless  subscriptions    are    definitely    renewed   and   all   arrears   fully  paid.  s   The reason for this regulation of  'the Paper Controller is that it is the  practice of some publishers to send  Ihier     newspaper     until     ordered  stopped,    and    this , practice    frequently means  a  failure to  collect  anything   for   subscriptions   in   arrears, in wliich case there is a virtual-waste of paper.    It is to--pre--  vent paper waste that the new regulation has been decided on.  .,,   .They-manufacture  of  paper, consumes labor, wood,-coal; chemicals"  and  transportation   facilities, # and  every   ton   of   paper   saved   means,  just so much more labor/ raw materials,- chemicals,   fuel   and   transportation available for urgent war  needs.    For these reasons the Gov-,  eminent insists that paper shall be  saved, and proposes that only those  who    pay    for-  their ��������������������������� publications  shall receive them.  This order will leave the newspaper publishers no'choice in the  matter. W-i must therefore. in'sht  upon all subscriptions to the Commoner being paid up.  We are cleaning up our subscription list this week and will be  forced to send final notice to all  subscriptions in  arrears.  All subscribers must pay up.  Those in arrears will have the  Commoneh discontinued. We have  no option, in the matter! The Post-  office Department will j.e'fulse to  deliver newspapers where the subscription     expiry    date    is    three  Pav  i  .'���������������������������;;'sse<l   lasl   week.  Ladies' Suits  Men's Suits  Clothes Cleaned, Pressed  Altered and Repaired  ALEX. ADAIR  |iuslly earned.    If Brilish autocracy demands all |^uroPe-    lr'sh meal should notQ be confounded  the .seals belonging to Un: Empire al the Peace Vvilh  "fisl1  scrap,"   "guano,"   or   "pomace"   and  I Table. Jet il have Ihem.    ff Colonies as staunch Iolll(>r {''-iniis oiVish by-products used,as fertilizer  anr!   Irue  as   Canada   and   Australia   have   beer,  cannol have seals made JVr Ihem on an occasion  i,u'Uuk>s>   <>''  such, as .lhis.  then  Ca:iada-and-..Aus!ra]ia --1  no!   remain   Colonics  m  The fish meal used is morc carefully treated and |r  should  include,   only   fresh,   sound     '  iish, or fish oil'al.    The value of fish meal as a I g  callle food is explicitly sel forth in a four-page J ^  i->o world pillions!      ' ~ * 'j pamphlet recently issued by  thc Department of j  "fj  XX ���������������������������    -    ���������������������������  ������������������������������������������������������ j Agriculture,   Ottawa.     Results   of   experiments' =  any longer.  nev  Ui/U  1 ������������������l  liould  montns in arrears. Fay up flow  and make a discontinuance of your  paper unnecessary. "We do not  wish to cut off a single subscription. Wc want all our friends to  remain with us. Bul the paper  shortage in Canada i.s becoming  alarming.  We must recognize thc rcgula-  lloni: of Oio p.--.L.r Controller if we  arc to continue.  Look up your expiry dale and  govern yourself accordingly.  B^Si^ySSBtJIJE^yili^^yiJSiJSSSSE  V Some lime ago Mr. IJoyd George told working :Jlu,<lcal-  {he  Central Experimental Farm show  men  of England  lo prepare  themselves  for-lhe!llui1-fisl1 mciii> where available,'-is a suitable con-  new order of things, which he said would come ICCntrale Jor sheep, cattle and for hogs; that fish  after the war.    He lold th.enVto think of radical !inealcontains 55% lo G0% ol' protein, and over  ; reforms���������������������������lhc  morc radical  the  better���������������������������and "-he 115^ Phosphate of lime; that if of good quality  : encouraged Ihem  to believe lhat under ihe ���������������������������Cw iand  properly  fcd  Avit]l   olher  meals   and  with  ;order of things-labor-and capital would march  ��������������������������� arm m arm on tlie.road to happiness.   Last week  The British  Labor Party came out in  thc  PROMPTLY SECURED!  'in  all  countries.  Ask   for  our  INVENTOR'S ADVISER,which will bo sent free.  MARION & MARION.  ���������������������������*B������������������   University St..  Montr-?"?-  campaign on a strong platform of reforms which  ought Lo bc radical enough for Mr. Lloyd George.  Thc Labor. Parly warns the Coalition Government against opposing thc European democracies and demands the immediate withdrawal of  Allied forces from Russia, the nationalization of  lands, mines, railways, shipping, armaments and  electric power.   Other planks in tlie platform call  /  roughages, it is palatable, wholesome'and a goodf  feed for young growing stock and also for milk  production; and that if given a fair trial and  used in proper proportions it should become one  of the most popular and profitable protein supplements for swine feeding.  Are yon going to do; any  Building' or Repairing*  This Season?  THE FOLLOWING ARE GOOD VALUES:  A flea and a fly bad the flu;  They neither were sure what to do;  Let us fly said the flea; let us flee said the fly  So they flew through a flaw in a flue.  y  No. 4 Ceiling, Flooring and Siding  ..................     ..  .. .   $18.00 per thousand  No. 2 Dimension, 2x4 and 2x6   .,. ".' $18.00 per thousand  Dry Blocks   ...         $2.5 0 per load  Planing Mill Wood     ....    2.25  OKANAGAN SAW MILLS, Ltd. E>.de,b, THURSDAY, DEC. oth., 1918  OKANAGAN   COMMONER  /  AAAAA  m  -_\r  iRrprrr-i  ���������������������������BEEEEEE . .      I  AT  Af  Ar  AV  3k  ^k  lk  ^k  IV  lk  1^  lk  lk  Ik  Ik  IV  %  ^k  iv  ik'  ik  iv  ik  ik  ik  ik  ik  iv  i|k  life.  ik  a\v  AT  AT  AT  Ar \  Ar i  A V i  ir  jr  j>  j>  AV  CHRISTMAS  the glad ilpte of  re|echo3 itiypiir heart  \  ������������������00^^  <pp advertisers for  Jieguiremcpts  ^ercfcant  oUy Christmas;  ~f-v-^  '������������������/  t^Jl*ST*ONG  ENPSFSV THURSDAY, DECEMBER 5, 19"'  Io  Tr������������������r*  Uanagan Commoner  in   which  is  merged   the   Armslrong  Enderby Press.  Advertiser   and  Published  every  Thursday  at  Armstrong,  B.C.,  at  a year, by "SYalkek & Cary.  H. JM. Walker, Edilor & Manager.  *2  Advertising rates: Transient, 40c an inch first insertion, 25c each subsequent insertion. Contract advertising, ������������������1 ah inch* per month. ���������������������������   .  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 5, 1918  ARMSTRONG SHIPMENTS  The Commoner would like to publish tlie approximate  value   and   tonnage   of   Armstrong's  shipments the present season.    It is exceedingly  dillicult to get tliis information unless all shippers  arc prepared to assist us.    To publish a partial  list o'f shippers and an incomplete total would  not bc satisfactory.   Why nol combine to keep a  true  and  complete public record each  season?  Such a record would bc of inestimable value to  thc district and lo those desiring lo have authentic information relating thereto.    It seems to us  tliat it would be money well spent by every incorporated municipality in thc province lo have a  correct record kcpTof the output of tiie dislrict  tributary lo each municipality each year.    This  .should apply particularly to Armstrong and Enderbv.  --"������������������������������������������������������-��������������������������� SICK IN THE HEAD  tempted to remove the man from the track, and  neither the molornnui nor the conductor attempted lo move llie car, but,resorted solely to  moral suasi-.m. The argument that finally induced  Uic. man to move was to thc effect that the motor-  man was a hard-working man and had to get to  the car barn; thc longer he was held there the  longer it would take him to get through with his  work, and would not his brother workman please  get off the track so that he could get tlie car to the  barn? With tliat the "free citizen" politely  bowed, folded his arms and moved off the track,  the crowd dispersed and the cars went on their  way.  TAKING TROUBLES TO BED  [sr ��������������������������� __���������������������������  Undoubtedly thc Censorship Department at Ottawa believes it iter operating in the best interests  of peace and order in following its policy of suppression. But history is full of instances where  .suppression of books, pamphlets,'etc., by governments objecting to their contents has only led to  greater unrest and resentment on thc part of the  people.  Undoubtedly, while thc war was on, there was  some reason for forbiddSng the circulation .in  ���������������������������Canada of certain Gcrmanophilc periodicals. But  to suppress a periodical simply because it docs  not respond lo what, in lhc opinion of the censor,  il should do or say, only tends to increase the fire  of thought and engender hatred. It is not good  policy to attempt lo suppress any thought or argument by placing a ban on thc printed word.  This truth is obvious.  A recent censorship order, placed a ban on all  works issued by the Charles H. Kerr Company, of  Chicago. Undoubtedly this order was intended  to put a stop to tlie circulation in Canada of the  old doctrine of Socialism. But the doctrine of  Socialism is as old as the Bible���������������������������and quite as  sacred to thousands bf good Canadian citizens  many of whom','went from Canada to the fields  of Flanders to fight the battles of the Empire���������������������������  and would go again if need be.  According to the Vancouver Fcdcrationist, the  Socialist organ, "these orders seemed so drastic;  and insane, that it could hardly be credited that  they had been. made. The following wire, received by the Socialist Party of Canada, in reply  to a query by tliat organization, however, dispels  any doubt as to whether they arc banned or not.  If it is carried out, however, there will be an interesting collection of the human family gathered  together in jail:  '"All publications of Charles H. Kerr & Co..  Chicago, were forbidden lo bc in lhc possession  of anyone in Canada by warrant issued by thc  Secretary of State, dated September 30, 1918, and  announced in the Canadian Gazette in the usual  way on October 12, page 1378.���������������������������E. J. Chambers,  Chief Press Censor of Canada."  From Lhis il would seem lhat our Censor Department has gone "sick in the head." Men who  read and, think, have books about them as lhcy  would have friends���������������������������because lhcy love Ihem. All  Vali kc���������������������������slToultl'  lhc  contrary  I know a man who is aging very rapidly from  his business and family worries. I frequently  travel morning and evening to and from the city  with him, and instead of looking fresh and rejuvenated in the morning he actually looks older  ���������������������������and morc careworn than he did tlie nigh I before.  This is because hc takes his troubles to bed wilh  him and falls asleep worried and depressed. Instead of practicing mental chemistry and neutralizing or driving Ihem out by thc peace  thought, llie harmony and love thoughts, hc lets  those vicious mental devils, that arc playing such  havoc in his life, work all night in his brain. And,  of course, lhcy poison his blood, deplete his vitality and cut wrinkles deeper and deeper every  From "Love's Way."  night  MY COUNTRY  Your'country is all that surrounds you, all that  has reared and nourished you, everything that  you havc loved. That land you sec, those houses,  those trees, those smiling girls that pass, that is  your country. Thc laws that protect you, thc  bread which rewards your toil, thc words you  exchange, lhc joy and! thc sadness which come  to you from men and the things amid which you  live, that is your country! The little chamber  where you once saw your mother, the recollections she has left you, the earth where she reposes,  that is your country. You see it, and you breathe  it everywhere! I imagine, my son, your rights  and your duties, your affections and.your needs,  your recollections and your gratitude, all united  under one name, and that name will be "MY  COUNTRY!"���������������������������Emil Souvestrc, French Author,  Soldier and Patriot.  ���������������������������������������������  GERMAN PSYCHOLOGY  men do norThm  Press  Censor   Lo  "not-  offrxintrr  notwithstanding.  Because onc man docs not read the publications  of Charles H. Kerr & Co., docs not mean that all  men should bc forced to do likewise. Deprive a  man of thc his book friends and you make him  a resentful citizen. Suppress his channel of  thought-life and you make him an enemy. Thc  only, way lo-correct a'man's thinking���������������������������if it bc  wrong���������������������������is by argument showing wherein he is  wrong���������������������������or by ignoring him and leaving him lo  his ignorance. Endeavor to suppress him and  you are pulling a lid on thc safety valve of this  Democracy our boys fought to make thc world  safe for���������������������������and for which wc may yet have to fight  to make safe for thc world. It will he a sorry  day for Canada if lhis press censorship business  is carried loo far.  "Tell them they are coming to England; that  will bc enough." Admiral Beatty's reply to tlie  commander of the German fleet that surrendered,  when the latter wanted the leader of the-Grand  Fleet to sign a document stipulating the German  crews would not be ill-treated, was typical of the  man" and Ids abiding faith in the country for  which he, and the great instrument he commands,  have foiight so magnificently. German militarism  never believed in the law of chivalry, the word of  honor, or thc scrap of paper. The monstrous  edifice incarnating,;the doctrine of might which  the ex-empcror reared around his throne could  not realize othcr nations are not inspired with the  spirit of revenge. The power "that "now controls  German affairs has inherited the psychology  which deformed the militaristic soul. Its hatred  of Britain is no less pronounced, but this time it  is the hatred of impotence.���������������������������Victoria Colonist.  CHARACTER COLORS DEEDS  What is your brave acl without a brave nature  behind it?   What is your indignant blow unless  your heart is on fire?   What is your smile unless  I know that you are kind?   What is all your ac-  ti\4ly^wilhoiit^yoiiA=^How^inslaiitLy^t]iei4iiipjics^  sion  of  a   character creates itself,  springs into  shape behind a deed!    A man cannot sell you  goods across a counter, or drive you a mile in his  carriage on thc road, or take your ticket in the!  cars, or hold the door open to let you pass, rvith-'  out your getting, if you are sensitive, some idea1  of what sort bf a man hc is and seeing his deed  colored with the complexion of his character.���������������������������  Phillips Brooks.  BEING A "FREE CITIZEN'  While walking along thc Nevsky Prospect in  Petrograd onc morning, saj's a writer from Russia, wc saw a line of street cars that had evidently becn blocked; in front of the foremost car was  a crowd of people. As we entered the crowd wc  saw a man standng on the track and arguing with  the motorman. The motorman was pleading with  him to get off the track so that he could proceed  willi' his car, and lhe man was maintaining that  Russia was a free country, that lie had just as  much right on the track as the car had, and that  he did not intend lo move until hc was personally  inclined to do so.  A number of.soldiers looked on, but no one at-  THE LILT OF A LAUGH  ������������������^���������������������������������������������������������������������������������>������������������������������������������������������������������������  I've foiled with men the world has blessed  As I've toiled with men who failed;  I've toiled with men who strove with zest,  And I've toiled with men who wailed.  And this is the tale my soul would tell  As it drifts o'er the harbor bar���������������������������  The sound of a sigh doesn't carry well  But the hit of a laugh rings far.  Oh. the men that were near the grumbler's side,  They heard not the word that he said';    '  But the sound of a song rang far and wide,  And they listened to that instead,  lis tones .were, as sweet as the tales they tell  Of the rise of the Christmas star.  The sound of.a sigh doesn't carry well  But the lilt of a laugh rings far.  If you would be heard at all, my lad,  Keep a laugh in your heart and throat;  For those who are deaf to accents sad  Are alert to the cheerful note.  Keep hold of the cord of laughter's bell,  Keep aloof from the moans that mar���������������������������  The sound of a sigh doesn't carry well  But the hit of a laugh rings far.  ���������������������������John Stafford.  BIG SHOE SALE  Special Display of Xmas. Gifts Now Being Shown  When visiting the store do not fail to enjoy looking through our Xmas selection of Toys. Th\  big centre (Toy) is on the second floor. Make your own selection, and if desired we \yil;  lay the (goods aside for you. J  o"Are you taking advantage of tlie BIG SALE OF BOOTS?   Also    our   week-end   special  ill  Ladies'Maltese Cross Rubbers?   Please read:  One Price on Ladies' Rubbers���������������������������  ���������������������������SI.00   a  pair;    prepaid.      Every  kind of rubber to fit over any shoe.  Storm and plain, vamp style/Please  mention style of heel when ojMler-  '���������������������������irig.     . ;**  Women's Boots, $3.89 pair prepaid  Over 120 pairs of Women's Box-  Calf Leather Boots in button or  lace; low- heels; all leather throughout, and a boot worth $5.00; sizes  from 214 to 8.  Boys' Boots, 82.S8  pair, prepaid���������������������������  138 pairs of Boys' Good Leather  Boots,   slrong   stitched   soles,   lace  only; sizes 10% to 13%.  ssrTOY .CENTRE  "SPECIAL"���������������������������  144 Tea Sets; compact in box  with 15 pieces; Japanese painted  designs; sweet little gifts for the  young; one price..38c set, prepaid  x&'Rcmarkablc Fountain Pens for  50c each���������������������������Surely the very best  and strongest and cheapest Fountain  Pen obtainable;  screw top;  ." i.n plain black, black with white  tops and plain blue; in box with  tiller, $1.00 and $1.25 value; special,    50c  each,  prepaid.  Silk "Hole-Proof Hose"���������������������������Telegraph  Special���������������������������We telegraphed for 300"  pair of these hose, and have just  received them. Shades in grey,  taupe, nigger, navy, sky, pink,  brown, white, and black; eacli  pair carries a coupon guarantee.  Price per pair, $1.50; per box of  three pairs assorted if desired      $4.50,  prepaid  Japanese Luck Charms���������������������������Ideal for  Overseas Gifts ��������������������������� Hand-made in  Japan Ivory, engraved bookmarker; three carved out charms  on chain and finished with silk  tassels, compact in box; special      75c, prepaid  1919 Calendars���������������������������In Booklet Forms;  assorted   designs;   price,    3 for 10c, prepaid"'  Big Baby Doll, HUDSON DARLING  A doll that is actually worth $6  ii\   Canada;   unbreakable;   moving  hands and legs; undressed; special  .     $4.50   prepaid  PLEASE NOTE���������������������������That all pur'  chases made either by mail or per  sonal, if desired, will be sent by  us by express or mail. This incl  udes everything in the store excep  ting Groceries, Hardware, Carpets  or Linoleum.  - il  THE HUDSON'S BAY COMPANY  Mail  Order Department H. VERNON, B.C.      BRITISH COLUMBIA INTERIOR;STORE  Canadian Food Control License No. 8-21018.  CANADA  WAJk&MNGS Sf AMIS  The Canadian Government otters tntetcat-bearinft  War-Savings Stamps ^v   .  Issue of J9J9���������������������������Payable Jan, J, !W4  OfcPEIMN-COUNCH, J������������������.C. No. 24������������������2 *t������������������tbort*ef  the issue of War-Savings Stamps for the,purpose of assisting to the financing of Government  expenditure*.  As Sir Thonws White, Mink-feet of Finance, point* out. W.-S. 8.:  will provide "an excellent Investment for small savings; ao>4 ���������������������������;  ' strong incentive to every <lay ecooa*roy."   ��������������������������� '������������������������������������������������������   -  $5.00 for HQQ  o  Until January 3|8t, ?9W, War-Savings Stamps will fse sold; hy  all Money-Order- Post Offices, Banka, and other authorized  Agencies, for $4.00 each, and on January 1st, 1924, Canada will  pay $5.00 each for them.  JlegistTJition Against l-oss  A Certificate is provided for the "purchaser of a W.-S. S. On  the certificate are spaces to which 10 W.-S. S. may be affixed.  A certificate bearing one or more W.-S. S. niay be registered at  any Money-Order Post Office, fully protecting the owner against  loss by fire, burglary or other cause.  The Certificate also shows the Cash Surrender Value of W.-S. S.  at various dates before maturity.  flyfl  L'.i _.'____.s_._\A-\  MNTW J/N  1M.A IN  rfcJ  ti&Ws^  "SO-tD^WHEREVKR^TWS  SIGN=IS=DISPl.AyEO=  MANTI*������������������  Imkqrxx},  Catalogue  " Competition  Complete ftoc|tf  of  w Community pjni*  Buy single pieces oraiiy-  quantitj-.    Also in Cabinets.  For   Xmas  Gifts.     "!  Write or call for our handsome   ��������������������������� -  Calender free for asking  C. 4. WHITPN  . Okanagan's Jeweller  VERNON, 3 C.  j-l-....j imfaiTfn���������������������������iJ  Leaders of tlie  World, in Mantle  Oil Lighting  DAYfelXE  JCZJ OIL, LAMP   T^L  Note Prices  Complete with Shade  Without Shade  f to.oo  THE fWU, kAMP fan TW HOME  Its beauty and its utility will appeal to you. Xtls 23 inches high over all, and  the mantle is 12 Inches above the table. Reservoir hold* about one and a half quart*  of oil. It elves a pure, white light, with no uoi������������������e, no odor, no tmokc and is easy to  operate. g  Burns Coal Oil. No Pumping of Air. Safe. Can't Explode.  No expensive parts to replace, and mantles should last six months or longer  with ordinary care. We guarantee you entire satisfaction. Send for the lamp today, enclosing purchase price. Use it in your own home. If you are not entirely  satisfied, return the lamp within 10 days and we will promptly refund your money  without question. t,  We Sell Our Lamps Direct and Save You Dealers' Profits  Our direct selling plan saves you two or three dollars on each ^amp and our  money back guarantee gives you full protection. You run no risks whatsoever.  Send in your order today as prices may advance. No dealers or agents. Order  direct from  B.C. DAYUTE Co., P.O. X16, Kelowna, B. C.  Distributors for B. C. and Yukon  Shop Early  NPW POOK  JUSTAHWVEPAT  pott's Pmq Stoi  A Daughter of the Land   Gene S. PoH  Calvary Alley. .     Alice Began Ri  The Skyrider. 8. M> Bo\|  Great Heart V Ethel M.  Prophet of Berkeley Square. R. Hich^  The Magnificent Andersons Xarkine  Romance ot Western Canada. MacB  The Young Diana. Marie Core,  Elisabeth's Campaign.   Ward^"1*!  The City of Masks.     Bar McCntchesJ  Dere Mable, Love Letters of A. Roc  spirh^a CORSETS  BRASSIERES, ETC  Made to order. Flexible al  unbreakable. Every p air gu(  anteed.  EDITH TURNER  Corsetiere  Armstrong        -^;.?������������������-l������������������'       B.j THURSDAY, DECEMBER 5, 1918  OKANAGAN   COMMONER  JUST ARRIVED  The largest stock of talking-machines in the valley.  Eight different styles  Come in and get yours  A good selection of Victor Records always inrtock  Will there be a VICTROLA in your home this Christmas?  H. S. BEST  Armstrong,   B. C.  Disinfect the Stables  (Experimental Farms Note)  UNRESERVED   SALE  BY PTfBLIC AUCTION  The fact that regular disinfection Household Furniture, Farm Im-  of the stables is not a common prac-.    plcmcntSj Live Stock & Fced  tice in Canada is sufficient evidence | -  that we  as   farmers  are  not thor- j     T  am   favored   with   instructions  ough or do not appreciate the health  from Mr   c   j   Wright, to sell by  Public Auction* at his farm, known  as the Dick Stevenson place, two  miles north'of Armstrong, on Monday, 16th December, 1918/ at 1  o'clock p.m.���������������������������-  FURNITURE���������������������������Two   bed   springs  and  mattresses, two  dressers,   two  Poultrymen's Opportunity  Poultry and eggs alone could pay  Canada's war debt, says Mr. Fred.  C. Elford, superintendent of the  poullry division of the Dominion  experimental farm, Ottawa. And he  produces  the   following  figures  to  prove it:  "Canada's   net   national   debt   on  Oct.   31,   19f18,   was   $1,247,000,000.  Wc-have'adopted the slogan 'One  ��������������������������� hundred  hens to every  farm;  ten  hens   to   every    urban    lot.*   That  would mean taking 1,000,00,0 as the  round number of Canadian  farms,  100,000,000 hens in the country and  10,000,000 hens in the cities, towns  and villages, a total of 110,000,000.  Of   course   everybody   in   the   city  could   not   keep   hens,   and   many J  would not even if they could.   But  many people in the suburban districts of the cities, and in the small  towns   and   the   country   villages  could keep more than ten���������������������������twenty,  thirty, fifty,���������������������������seventy-five, perhaps. I  So take an average of ten. . A good (  select hen will produce 200 eggs a;  year.   But taking a low; estimate of |  Vten^dbzen" eggs a year, (120)   for  vc, 110,000,000 hens and <we would prp-  T duceJ i;i<fo;000,000 -fdbzen   eggs   a  ., year. ,  "At the present time JJwe consume  ..in Canada tyventy-three dozen eggs  vip.ei<h>ad of.poeulaUbncpeV;annum.  .  We, could" increase this allowance  to fifty dozen, a total of about 350,-  "���������������������������000,000  dozen.    We .use less than  25,000^000 dozen of our eggs at the  present time for incubation.   Sup-  . pose we increase this to .50,000,000  ��������������������������� dozen.    That would total 400,000,-  000 dozen for, Canadian" consumption, ra.very liberal allowance. We  would  then  have  left  for  export  700,000,000   dozen   at   an \ average  price of say 40 cents per. dozen.  That would bring $280,000,000 per  year into the country from eggs  alone.    The  interest  on  our debt  of $1,247,000,000 at-5%   per cent  will   amount   to   $68,585,000.     We  would pay this interest and apply  a   balance   of   8213,415,000   to   reducing   the   principal   every   year.  Jn less than six years Canada's hens  would wipe out the total monetary  cost of the war to Canada, and our  total net national debt.  "I do not say that Cnaada will do  this. But I say that Canada might  'well aim to dp it, for it is within  the possiblities of what could be  done without undue strain on our  present labor capacity." ,  Control of Weed Seed in Clover  While there are only a few kinds  of weed seeds wliich are commonly  found in red clover seed in quantities sufficient to cause it to be prohibited from sale under the Seed  Control Act, it is yet very, necessary  that the seed for sowing be as pure  as possible. It is not easy to say  how ntuch damage to soil and injury to live stock may be caused  by impurities in red ^clover seed.  For this reason "Pamphlet S-2" prepared by the Dominion Seed Analyst, and just issued by the seed  branch of the department of agriculture, Ottawa, is one that should  command wide and general attention from farmers. The Seed Control Act prohibits the sale of red  eighty seeds of noxious' weeds or  eighty seds of noxious weeds or  400 of all kinds of'weed seeds per  ounce.' The pamphlet referred to,  which can be had free on application to the Publications Branch, Ottawa, tell of the maximum number  of .weed, seeds per ounce that are  permitted in the different crops of,  alfalfa, timothy, red clover and the  like, and describes with exactitude  the".steps that are necessary :to purify the seed. Information is given  of the relative prevalence of weed  seeds; .of the method of eradication  of weeds,-,and regards testing, and  instructions forftaking and sending  to the Branch to be tested. A series  of exact illustrations of the commonest weed seeds and. of ^sieves  necessary, for their removal...are,  given in the pamphlet.  "Mama, J want to he percolated " exclaimed an Enderby  school- miss on going h������������������me after  hearing about inoculation aSva llu  preventative.         7.  ST. JAWS CPPfftft  Armstrong  Reing unable to hold their annual  sale of work on account of the influenza restrictions, the. Women's  Auxiliary, with the kind permission of the proprietor; will have  articles for sale in Afessrs. Phillips  & Whiteliouse' store on Monday,  Tuesdav and Wednesday, December  Oth, 10th and 11th from 2.30 to 5.30  each afternoon. Christmas presents  in great variety at low prices. 70-1  Large numbers of wild geese flew  south this week.  of our animals. As in other coun  tries, disease of animals is responsible for the loss to farmers of  many millions of dollars annually.  Such diseases as tuberculosis, abortion, scours, blackleg, glanders, hog  , cholera,   etc.,   take   enormous   toll  ! from our revenues; Again, para- washstands, one extension table,  sites such as lice, ticks, etc., each one sideboard, six dining room  year cause the waste of enormous chairs, one writing desk, one book  amounts of expensive feed, to say case> one centre table, one wicker  nothing of the losses in production rocking chair, four kitchen chairs,  of milk, meat and young stock. Far- six new roller window blinds, one  mers of Canada, it is y������������������ur dut>' and kitchen range, one heater,  your best' business to stop these. Implements, Machinery, Etc.���������������������������  losses. Don't -wait till animals die One disc plow, wagon and rack,  of disease or are emaciated and three-section harrow, one disc, one  hairless from parasites before dis- Brantford mower, cream separator,  covering trouble. Diseases are butter bowl, milk pails, bread  spread more rapidly when animals mixer, churn, set double harness,  are confined in winter quarters.       j shovels, forks, hoes, sacks.  One of the most important fac-J Live Stock���������������������������One 3-year-old Jer-  tors in cheap and healthy wintering Sey cow, milking; one 5-year-old  of animals is clean quarters and no Shorthorn cow, dry; one 7-year-old  quarters can be kept clean and free Jersey, milking, due April; one  from disease and parasites without yearling Jersey heifer; two heifer  disinfection at least twice annually, calves;  one steer;  one team, mare  The basis of disinfection is direct jand gelding, 11 and 12 year olds;  contact.     Disease   germs   under   a  16 shoats weighing from 100 to 150  layer of manure, straw or dirt can- and 2 dozen chickens,  not be killed by average disinfec-j    Feed���������������������������Two tons alfalfa hay, ten  tion.    Hence  the  first  step  is- the tons turnips, quantity of pea and  thorough cleaning out of the barns,'oat straw,  scraping (and washing, if possible)       Terms cash,  all walls and floors, and sweeping _____  dirt, dust and cobwebs from_walls] MAT HASSEN  and  ceilings.    Wood floors should Auctioneer Armstrong  be   repaired   and   earth   floors   re- \    newed with a layer of clean soil.  What Disinfectants to Use  Sunlight. This is the cheapest and  one of the best. Every stable should  have at least 6 square feet of glass  per mature head of horses and cattle, and one-quarter this amount for  calves and mature hogs. Sunlight  induces cleanliness, health, comfort  and greater profits.,.  Whitewash. A good whitewash  applied hot to ceilings and walls  covers and kills germs and parasites. Add drug disinfectant such as  carbolic acid,-if barns have housed  diseased animals. Apply with spray  pump or brush. ' .  Drug Disinfectants. . All floors,  gutters and mangers should receive  extra, care.. Disinfect ..by soaking  thoroughly, with .one of'the coal tar'  _-|i������������������iill������������������i#Ac "* ' cii^rt    'Che "���������������������������* 1rt������������������ncA  i ~ur_������������������ctf*/-\1  The Time is Getting Nearer  when you will not be able to sit outside; the evenings are growing shorter.  What, could make your home hajDpier than ' -r  THE���������������������������  NEW  EDISON  Diamond Amberola  No Needles to  Change  CHRISTMAS  -..i  ? -b-  .distillatesJ such /as"'kresbJ,��������������������������� w^scol,x  zenJoleuth, creolihj, etc.,;,applied'; in  water solution 3% to '6%, varying  with!strength of disinfectant'; Apply  with spray pump or sprinkler arid  brush in.. V    ��������������������������� '.V!l  TheHealth of .Animals branch, 4e-  partment  of   agriculture,, Ottawa,  Come to us for your  Peel, Nuts, Raisins,  Spices, etc. < Out stock  is complete and ftesk  Prices same as in &>J |-/v   HAll/W Balance   on    Easy  Unbearable Records.        Over 4,000 to choose from  Write today for full particulars of our FIVE DAY FREE TRIAL PLAN. Enabling  you to hear it in your own home absolutely free of cost.  Sold onl)' at  The Hood Stationary Co.       Vernon, B. C.  Edison Distributors  A   Postcard   Will    Bring   Our    Representative  FRENCH IVORY  ���������������������������ir,-A.  C. F. 3. Wceiwe No. 8-12980.  can supply free instructions: in .sejr yffff ay v     pjmwvy  Vou enter a store���������������������������the Clerks are  all busy;���������������������������as most of them are in  Independent City nowadays. Vou  wait���������������������������there are things to look at���������������������������  perhaps a friend to greet. Vou do  not demand that the Clerks clrop  everything instantly and wait on  you. Vou expect to await your turn  ���������������������������it is customary.  Are you as patient while waiting  your, turn at 'the telephone,.as you  are while waiting it ih.; the store?  As patient as you are while, you  wait for the train or while you  stand in line at the ticket window?  The telephone operator is invisible. Just at the moment you call  she probably has a score J or more  of other "customers" also demand*  ing her attention. But you cannot  see them���������������������������they are separated, perhaps, by miles. You do not see her  nimble fingers flying to make a  dozen or so connections on the  switchboard before her. You do  not see the many little signals  flashing at that minute before her.  To you at the telephone, she is just  ' a voice.  Won't you think it over, please.  OKflNflGAH TUEPHDHE  COMPANY  for WW* am) Gloves  see ow stocH for UN-  fay*, ������������������n4 CWMre������������������.  Prices Ri$t.  H.  Canada Food Hoard Licente No. 8-986  Pr- Pent has opened one of  tW most modern Dental Parlors in-the Interior of British  Columbia in the W. H.  Smith Block, above the Okanagan Grocery, Vernon, B-G;  Spetial attention to out of  town patients,  Phone 343 or write for  appointments.  DR. DENT  DENTIST  VERNON, B.C.  ecting ancl preparing whitewash,  and disinfectants. -  Thoroughness in the above disinfection is most important. The intelligent stockman intent on maintaining healthy stock finds it wise  to disinfect mangers and feed passages more frequently. A light spraying monthly will suffice.. "    -  Practice proves "that disinfection  is cheap, insurance and an .investment yielding a high rate of interest.. If Canadian tanners unitedly  will but realize this, bur animal disease and losses therefrom would  decrease 20% per annum.  A meeting of Enderby curlers  was held in the City JJall, Friday  evening, and the club reorganized for the season with Pr.  Keith as president and H. M.  Walker-as secrefary^.treasurerr  Enough members for four rinks  signed up and work has been  started on one sheet of ice. -  P0STP0NFP  Vh reserved Sale Py  PWPMC AUCTION  J have been favored with instructions from Mr. J7. Osenton, to  sell by''public auction at the J. N.  Hughes farm, one mile S.E. on road  passing Creamery, on FRIDAY,  DEC. 13th, 3| '-������������������������������������������������������1.30 p. m., thle  following:  CATTLE���������������������������Grade Holstein, 3 yrs  old, full milk; Grade Holstein, 7  vrs old, full milk; Holstein-Jerscy,  2 1-2 yrs old, full milk; Grade  Jersey cow,. 6 yrs oldK milking;  Grade Jersey cow, 7 yrs old, full  milk; Grade .Shorthorn heifer, 20  months; Grade Holstein heifer  ���������������������������calf; Holstein-Jersey heifer calf;  Grade Shorthorn  heifer calf.  HORSES���������������������������General purpose mare  3 1-2 yrs old, about 1,300 pounds;  good worker and quiet; lady's saddle mare, quiet with children.  IMPLEMENTS���������������������������Plough, set light  harness, feed boiler, hay knife, hay  forks,.tools, log chains, hand corn  planter, ets., Planet Jr. combination  wheel hoe, seeder and planter,  Planet Jr. single horse cultivator,  50 ft. hose. .,  Terms, Cash.  Mat Hassen, Auctioneer  Armstrong  .To feel1 at.home in this store.  Come in and look around' Vou'are  not obliged to buy, bwt ������������������cpme in  and' get acquainted. We think if  you come once you . will come  again. 7,  Lots  of Christmas Goods  now Ton  sale and more coming.   ���������������������������' -'  jfte popular Variety  V store  C. F. B- License No. JO-9227.  -     "Be sure to emphasize the EXTRA GOOD QUALITY  and the VERY REASONABLE PRICES"  Those were the instructions impressed on our advertising man.  And that's what we want  to impress on you.  Our French  Ivory  Department ' is   unusually    in--  teresting-replete with all the  newest things.'   Such a beautiful stock of these  dainty ywares  came in recently.  This new shipment just rounds up this department.    It has _  placed it in excellent shape for the wonderful Christmas trade  -...'. we expect in lt, "''.  Choosing time is at its best right now when nothing VR^h,  i"    . V r V ; while is niissihg frottfrjthe display^7S:^ 7fit  K     '" , .-'rt'H.'������������������J)-%'     fr   *   l--M'..'i-     " ..   -^ .    ������������������������������������������������������.'��������������������������� ~*l.^���������������������������*r+&i*'-~v-&*ifi-S   -������������������  ���������������������������"���������������������������  i' " (COMBS. BRUSHES, MIRRORS,- BOXES,.  ,:..,,,. BOTTLES ahd everything in French Ivpry  t   '"',, -that will appeal tb the fair sex.  If anyone ������������������hou!d a������������������k you, "WIwY would >ou"|Jfj������������������ for  '' ��������������������������� ~ v ' "7". ~^       - vv'^f-;'/-l->  S-yt  SS ".it- il-  ���������������������������SS-.v-t^. ���������������������������>���������������������������.;?.  it*Z ^  f\$\h Estate and Insurance  List your Properties and Houses.  for Sale or Rent,  fnderby, B- C.  p^spvtewan envnen  Aranstrong, B.C.  Rev. W. Stott, Minister  All services have been  p.ost>  poned wntil further  notice.  Corporation of  Township of Spallumcheen  The Court of Revision of thc  Voters' List for the year 1919, will  be held in the Municipal Hall on  Monday, the 10th day of December,  1918, at 2 p.m.    L. E. FARR, Clerk  STRAYED  To my place a red steer; no brand:  since midsummer. If not claimed  in 30 days will be sold for expenses. Mrs. M. Weir, Grindrod,  B. C. 68-4t  ACREAGE FOR SALE���������������������������I have a  fraction less than two acres level  land���������������������������fenced and in one piece, on  river; now in orchard and alfalfa: few minutes walk from post-  office. Assessed value Sl.loO.  Will sell for S800 cash. H., Walker  Press Enderby.  =-Do-you=want"areal=good^value-in-this=line-?-  Our .white soled rolled edge rubber boots  will give  you the  maximum use for hard wear. '  JAfen's Jjaceitfc ,r"e eyelet, price  i....' ���������������������������'��������������������������� f 3.55  Sponor,^ur   " '������������������        >.......[i........ S..:. 3.95  "       J^umherking, four.eyelet, price r 425  ���������������������������'       iPol-ftr Redman, fire 'V    ,    "      4 25  "      Baltic, all black "   " "   3.75  ������������������       Nash, all white, four " "    4.95  Boys' Samia, four eyelet, price    2.75  ���������������������������4    Simcoe, three   "        "      :'.    2.40  Youth's Simcoe "     " "       ' ".....   2.00  Child's       "       'V "        "    1-80  Women's Sania four  "  ,    " :-'."...   2.65  Men's Arctic Socks at       95c,1; 25,1.75 and 2.00  Boys'      " "  '.: 80c. 95c and 1.25  Women's Boxcloth gaitors in Pearl. Slate,  Fawn and   Black at    $2.50  A.0.RENAUIT4C0  Armstrong, B.C. ���������������������������* \  OKANAGAN   COMMONEB  Persons proposing to hold public  "dances or other gatherings likelS'  to bring a large number of people  together are ad������������������vised, during the  present epidemic of Spanish influenza, to consult with the Board of  Health before making arrangements.  ���������������������������/w -"* v"  Can  Food Board .Licen  <=><><=X)<=������������������()'[|  License No. S-6337   X  fl  0  I  0  3  I  i  I  o  o  S  i Phillips & Whitehouse  8  Ox  MINCE MEAT  In Bulk per ft) ...... . 20c  XMAS puddings I  (Wagstaffe) each ....  l.tOO  HONEY  Quart Sealer    l.lO  CAMPBELL'S  SOUPS  Tomato and vegetable  20c  FRESH CUT  PEEL  Per bos   SOc  _  FRESH ARAB      (I  DATES  Per pkt 30c  New Shelled Nuts, Almond  Paste,   Ground     Almonds,  Raisins, Currents, etc.  0  Phone 48  Armstrong  1  if  5  S  6  >o<  The Old Ore er fias'Passed Away  99  Don't pi������������������i your machine up  for the winter until it has  been overhauled. Let us  look it over for you.  f or<| Dealer and SwPP"es  fnderby. P.C.  I/EAKY, proprietor  D. C.  The old orttcr has passed away, said JMr. Lloyd  George, in opening the great election campaign  which is now on in England. In a general way  those words have been used many times, -with  exceedingly little meaning, by political speakers.  They have become, indeed, almost -a hackneyed  expression of the platform. But as Mr. Lloyd  George used them the other day, they obtain a  new and tremendous significance. The old  order was burnt up in Armageddon. The world  is faced with a new order today. What the new  order will be it is for the world to say, for it will  reflect the consciousness of the" world, in the  different states of the'world. It is a tremendous  hour when patriotism demands from every  country the best it has to give- Ahd. by patriotism the sane man does not mean the waving of  flags or the shouting of hectic .sentiments; the  appeals of wainglory or the intrigues of 'political  parties, he'"means that recognition of Principle  in the government of thc state, which can alone  make a country great, and maintain its greatness. Mr. Lloyd is right; the old order has  passed away.  This does not mean that all peoples realize  that it has passed away. Indeed, now that the  war is practically over, wc sec peoples and nations going back to thc old piaccs to put on the  old clothes they wore before the holocaust broke.  For tlie most part the world is lost. It lias not  found itself ni the sense of the new order of  things. People have not sensed their position in  thc new order. But they will. Much can be accomplished in a very short time when the  efforts of the people arc properly directed: Wc  havc only to recollect whal was accomplished in  war to realize what will be done in peace when  the reconstruction period is fairly started. Just  now wc are betwixt peace and war���������������������������the period  of uncertainty, when anything but the lookcd-  for might happen. This period may last two or  three months.    It is the critical period of peace.  Men who are wise will utilize this time in  tightening up the nuts on all bolts in the machine of business���������������������������whether it be commercial or  .floriculture, lumber or mining, artisan or manufacture. .There will come a time immediately  following tlie present period, when men will be  worked at white heat to keep the machinery up  to production demands. There can be no slump  permitted now if we are to be ready to handle  things in a big way then.  Armageddon is over so far as the military  trenches are concerned, but Armageddon is only  beginning so far as the political and commercial  trenches are concerned. All that tliis means the  world���������������������������you and I���������������������������must rouse itself to understand, and must rouse itself without delay. *  "The 014 Order J������������������������������������* Pawed Away"  Men���������������������������particularly church men���������������������������used to think  that it was a man's belief concerning a dogma  that fixed his place in eternity. Tbis was Jjecausc  men helieved God was a grumpy, grouchy old  gentleman, stupid, touchy an4 dictatorial. A  really good man would not damn another even  if hc did,n't like him. hut a bad man would. Ami  so men thought and taught that God was a jealous God and carried damnation from generation  to generation of them that did not fear Him.  And, believing this of God, men naturally acquired the evil habit themselves, and so they  carried hatred on through generations'*.  As men's ideas of God changed, men themselves changed for the better. In other words, as  men thought better of themselves and of each  square dealing, one price to all.. The change only  came after a struggle, and we are not quite sure  of tlie one price at all times yet . But we have  gotten thus far, tliat the man who cheats in trade  is tabu. Honesty as a business asset is fully recognized. If you would succeed in business you  can't afford to sell a man something he does not  want; neither can you afford to disappoint him  in quality any more than in count.  Tliis change in the methods of business, and in  FORD DI5ALKR  Repairs tc all makes ofcari=.    Pnoiie 22  AKMSTKONG. J^C.   SECRET  SOCIETIES  Court Armstrong  No. 3429  Afeets i*t and 3-ul Monday eve in hnll in  Urick Block  Enderby Lodjre No. 40  Keirular mtwtitiKH firm  Thuruday on or after thc  full moon at 8 p. m. in Masonic Hall. Visiting  brethren cordially  invited  C. H. BEEVES  Secretary  our mental attitude toward trade, has all grown  out of a dimly perceived but deeply felt belief in  tlie Brotherhood of Man, of tlie Solidarity of the  Race. Also in the. further. beheMhat life in all its  manifestations is divine. Therefore, he who  ministers to the happiness and well-being of the  life of another is a priest and is doing God's  work. Men must be fed, they must be clothed,  they must be housed. It is quite as necessary that  you should cat good food, as that you should  read good books, hear good music, hear good sermons or look upon beautiful pictures. The  necessary is the sacred���������������������������and little else is-  Men havc ceased to separate the secular from  the sacred. That is sacred which serves. We  benefit ourselves only as wc benefit others.  "The Old Order Has Passed Away"  It was oniy a "few years ago that bankers  looked upon advertising as unethical. Thcy don't  now. Doctors are thc only professional men  who still cling to the obsolete idea. Today thc  nnon-advertising bank is like thc non-advertising  merchant. Both belong to thc gloomy, unfrequented museum of llasbccnville. Thc genius of  advertising for "getting thc money" was recently  exemplified by the success of Canada's Victory  Loan. Nearly seven hundred millions was the  amount raised. How was it done? Advertising.  Today thc greatest banks in thc country advertise. Thcy employ publicity experts. Those  experts create many forms of "literature"���������������������������somc  wonderful, some indubitably fearful. Probably  a good deal of money is wasted by banks and 1  other enterprises in what is fondly imagined to  l>c advertising. But it isn't advertising. Beautiful brochures, handsome booklets, lovely calendars, "polished" letters, all these may bc "literature," but. thcy are not advertising.  Just what is advertising? It is telling people  things wliich it is their interest and your interest  to know. It is of no practical moment how elegantly or eloquent those things arc said if the  people don't hear them: A Caruso singing in thc  wilderness, with no one hearing him except himself, enthralls nobody but himself. Advertising,  it should lL>c remembered, has other functions besides getting money. Jt is the shortest distance  between the two points bf desire and accomplishment. It is the lever old Archimedes had in  mind with which he would move the world-  F  other, thcyThougirrKtfer of~God7  And, so, let us not forget that it will be character that locates our place in another world, just  as it docs in this. And character is the Result of  but two tilings: Our mental attitude, and the way  we spend our time. We are weaving character  every day, just as we ate making heaven or  making hell every day. And the way to weave  the best character is to be kind and to bc useful  It is what we Uiink and what we do tliat make  us what we are���������������������������not what we believe.  fi. H. SPEERS  W. M.  ENDERBY   LODGE  No. IS, K. of P.  Meets every Monday evening  in Masonic Hall.   ViHltoracor-  diailr invited to attend.  CHAS. HAW1NS.C. C.  H. M. WALKEK, K. K. S  R. J. COLTART. M.F.  PROFESSIONAL  -4���������������������������  A   C. SKALING, B. A.  Barrister, Solicitor,  Notary Public.  INSURANCE  5ell Blk. Enderby, B.C.  LE. O. WOOD, B. C. L. S.  istrong and Salmon Arm  fcions, Mineral Claims. Tim  is   Pre-emptions, Drainage^  and Road Surveys, Maps  Salmon Arm, B.C.  "The Old Order Has Passed Away"  A few hundred years ago business was transacted mostly through fairs, ship and by pedlers.  Your merchant of tliat time was a peripatetic  rogue who reduced prevarication to a system.  The booth gradually evolved into a store, with  the methods'and customs of the irresponsible  keeper intact: the men cheated their neighbors  and chuckled in glee until their neighbors  cheated them, which, of course, thcy did. Then  they cursed each other/began again and did it all  over again. We've all heard of the deacon John  Quincy Adams used to tell about who kept a store  near Boston,-who always added in the year 1775,  at the top of a column, as seventeen dollars and  seventy-five cents.  The"ampunt of misery, grief, disappointment,  shame, distress, woe, suspicion and hate, caused  by a system wliich wrapped one thing when the  .buyer expected anolhcr, and took advantage of  his innocence and ignorance as to quality and  value, cannot hc computed in figures. Suffice it  to say that duplicity in trade has had to go. Thc  seU'-prcscrvation of the race demanded honesty,  "Tht OW Order Ha* Vwm4 Awsy"  ^et us heed the warning given in tbe ������������������. C.  Veterans Weekly: "Tbe war in Europe> over  and the time to sound a note of warning i"  Canada has arrived," it says. "If preparations  are not made serious trouble will ensue!  "Tliis may be considered a revolutionary dissertation, but it is a true and necessary statement. It must be remembered the strain of years,  or even months, of fighting has put a raw edge  on thc men's nerves; they are not so susceptible  to reason and diplomacy as those who have not  been througli the helUshncss of war. Tbe greater  number wili"rcturni uhwouhd^lrburtheirnerNcs^  will be impaired; they have been keyed up to the  highest pitch, and like a runner, who maintains  his strength until he breasts the tape and then  collapses, the reaction will set in when the need  for endurance is over. Wliilst in this state, which  often lasts for many months, injustice is likely  to result in some deplorable action; and tbe men  will not be to blame, but the country which, by  its unpreparedness, goads tlie men to action to  arouse it to a sense of its responsibility.  "Many a father, who looked.upon the rumblings of the threatened storm as the vaporings of  irresponsible soreheads, have been rudely awakened to the danger by their o\vn sons, whom they  considered incapable of expressing such sentiments.  "Tlie danger in Europe is past, but the danger  in Canada is ahead! The manhood of the nation  has helped to save civilization and is prepared  to serve the country as loyally in peace as in war,  but the country must do its duty; and before it  can perform that duty it must'realize its obligations. Be just to the men who have served you  well, for they will accept nothing less! The'.war  is over and the country rejoices at the "sheathing  of thc sword,' but do not forget what you owe  the men who have given you the victory; do not  forget some havc lived to come back to enjoy  peace also, and that the eulogistic praises of their  services will be a hollow mockery that-will be as  much a term of derision as that of the 'contemptible lillle army' is to the ex-Kaiser, if Canada  fails in its duty to them. And do not forget that  if any trouble occurs a warning note has been  sounded." ..,...-   ...       . m        . <.:   -.  (^MONTREAL   ?* w*^* I. ���������������������������_^���������������������������_m ^__-^^^t^^^^^m^^am_-ra*,^^^^m-������������������^-wKm���������������������������^_i_���������������������������_���������������������������_Mmi_m_\  ESTABLISHED OVER 100 YEARS  Bank Money  Orders  For settling small accounts  ���������������������������where it, is not desirable  to pay by cheque���������������������������many v  Business Houses as well as  Individuals, regularly use the  Bank Money Orders issued  by The Bank of Montreal  WINNim) BRANCH  D. R. CLARKE,  Supt, British Columbia Branches.  VANCOUVER.  E. J. White, Manager,   Armstrong Branc  BRANCHES IN OKANAGAN DISTRICT  Enderby, ���������������������������       Penticton,       ���������������������������       SamntrUaj  Kelowna, ���������������������������       Princeton,       ���������������������������'       Vernon.  P  its FREE  ^oT &^Wtt *W������������������?s  Slake  ������������������ __-_*t_-%_lA  0fl������������������c������������������-  /.  "Wa������������������ fMpitur! Mjlpprr. Is a retiablannd accurate Market  Keport and price line iseusd st every change in the For Market.  _ ' It U something mar* than manly "somethina; to read." It ia the advisor, friend and sign poet to tbe right road to reliable market information  ���������������������������nd accurate market quotations. "81b? #fcu!/itl fc**uwt~ ia received by  hundreds of thousands of trapper* and Par shippers all over North  America. Never waa a serious ntiaetatcenents of facta published in  ~<R|* Mpbrrt ������������������lfip{UT~ and tbt* character ot aommcy and reliability  has demonstrated that each Information ia absolutely essential to the  successful trapper and Pur shipper. Ton should read (Eb* Fijaurrt  0l|i|iprt~���������������������������we want your name on our mailing list.  Ftain thB Abo0B Comport NOW-and Mail it-AT ONCE ,  >t   WOULD    OtAUfd   tXCll/sA  IMC   N  X9-1T W. AUSTUI   AVS.      - CHICAGO.    U.S.A.  Winter Cream  The success or failure of a Creamery depends  largely on the amount of Winter Cream that can befl  secured.-      .        .     , . _   . .    '"'-7-  We have made a success of the Creamery dur-^ J  ing the Summer and if weceiif, this Cwmingv winter,  keep wp the output success is assured. .,;  Our Directors appeal to you 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 Pirectors also appeal to the small producer to continue patronage even though theamount  be small. A large number of small producers can  help out thc output to a wonderful extent.  ������������������p.iVf*������������������*V Q"**  ������������������������������������������������������  MUmi fimm torn W*  Armttrong-OMnagan Mnfl  ������������������������������������������������������pompany Mmit������������������rtL���������������������������  APCTJQN   SAMS   0?   CJTY  J.QTS  Postponed on account of epidemic of '*  Spanish Juflneqza  W������������������fcb lor tW������������������ Important Sale a little Uter  C CREEP  fta4 gttat* ������������������������������������4 Iiwwwe A*ent.  Auctioneer aiwl Mr* Stock Sajemai*  A name that stands for the best in hotel service  Enderl  King Edward Hotel,  P. H. MURPHY  Proprietor FHUR8DAY,  075,-3. 5th, 1913  JKANAGAN  COMMONER  g^^g^k-'MAKE.-PERFEGT'  j^YA^-^^J^W'y  BBUHriH  * Wctfsir  ROYAL  YEAST  CAKES  MADE   IN   CANADA  toRWfiH J.RTT COMPANY UMTfEDl  u        WE ARE IN THE  MARKET AND WILL  PAY YOU CASH  FOR  ���������������������������RAGS  ���������������������������OLD RUBBER  ���������������������������and AUTO TIRES  ���������������������������COPPER  ���������������������������BRASS  ���������������������������LEAD  ���������������������������IRON  ., ���������������������������cf every description  lelivcrcd to���������������������������  J.  Tedford,  Enderby  Hope Bros, Armstrong  |r our warehouse, Vernon, B.C.  V. SAUDER CO.  The prices of shoes have soared and will  lo still higher, buy now. .Ladies conic  fl and see Lhat Hi^h Cut Chocolate Tan  loot with either Neolin or leather soles,  lion will like it. Rubbers like shoes need  lo be best quality, .wc on y handle the  J'est.  [Repairs of all description done  J. Z. PARKS';'  ifhe T-Iozns of the Solid Leather  " t-��������������������������� ��������������������������� -  bhoe  HOMEWARD BOUND  By His Honoiv Judge J. D. Swanson  What are thou, winged ship, and whither bound,  We hail thee as we pass thee in tlie night  Beyond the dim and shadowy torrid line.  Great Begum of Bengal, a pilgrim sail.  We sought the dreamy isles of pearly peace  Beyond the outer rim of sentient things,  And, failing, turn our laggard broken barque  Homeward Bound.  <$ -'I  Who art thou, friend, by land or severing sea  In quest of gain and pleasure's cloying pain,  We hail thee as we pass this portal once?  I am the phantom soul of eager men  Bound to the wheel of toil for self and home,  Unreckoning of the God who makes, who gives,  Yet dimly feel tliat they too journey on,  Homeward Bound.  WTio art thou, soldier laddie, whither bound?  With thy broken limbs, thy smeared face and hair,  Lying in star-lit Hell-strewn fields of war?  Crusader of the age-old blood-red Cross.  We pass but once.   Now go I West to join  My Captain, Christ, God's Valiant Man-at-Arms.  My work, His work, is done.   So go I blithely  Homeward Bound.  Kamloops, B. C, October 20, 1918.  WORK IN RE-CONSTRUCTION  ing their proper functions. History tells us that  'the death.of party' is,the origin of faction. This,  to my mind, is the principal cause of our general  uncertainty and apprehension today. The school  of Liberalism, as known and understood, would  not appear to be able to render very useful service, for the present at all events, in tlie pressing  and necessary work of reconstruction and the  restoration of confidence."  QNE ON THE GRASSHOPPER  Many a time ,when we were chasing grasshoppers in tlie hot sunshine, trying to catch them  for fish bait, and we'd sneak up with hat extended and flop it down on the grasshopper, and  then see him hop -into the air and fly aimlessly  away with a tantalizing, rasping noise; then wre  used to think tliat the grasshopper had more  brains than he was credited\wilh. We are glad,  therefore, to endorse wiiat this writer says editorially in the Seattle Post-Intelligencer as to thc  wisdom of the grasshopper, ancl we hope you'll  call it to mind, dear reader, when you skin your  shins over fences and rocks catching grasshoppers for fish bait next summer. Tins writer says  he holds no brief for thc grasshopper and bear's  no grudge against the bee, but he is reluctant to  ��������������������������� In view of the end of the war, the live stock j allow any periodical so prominent as the Min he-  authorities  at  Ottawa are  seriously concerning apolis Journal to mirror the former as an idiot  themselves with thc problem that is obviously  certain now. to arise when the full European demand for Canadian live stock and Canadian  meal falls upon tliis country.    When it is con-  and thc latter as a genius and'then he proceeds  to tell us why.  "Thc grasshopper is useless," he says, "he is a  pest, he is homely, his music worse than a Chi-  sidcred that practically all Europe has eaten ncse orchestra; in fact, he is lacking in all virtues  deep into her breeding herds, as well as con-J and seems possessed-of all vices, even that of  sumed thc annual increase in the four years of j "hewing tobacco in .public; but thc one thing tha.*-  war, this demand is certain to be enormous- The may.be said of him is that he is not an idiot. He  problem set before thc Canadian five stock industry is to meet this demand and build permanent foundation for the future.  "Tlie situation  is  one fraught with immense  is decidedly intelligent, and lives on his wits  just as long as the bee docs cn her industry, and  much more happily. *  "If blind, automatic drudgery is a mark of in-  f -MAT.-HASSEN-f  Auctioneer and Livestock #  'i   Salesman  AKMSTRQNQ      P. C.  I have   a   wide   acquaintance  %  amongst   buyers.      Consult    me  J������������������  ' when you want to   hold   a   sale  I'   Also send me  particulars of   i iv  I'  surplus stock you wieli to  dispose ,.  I "of,  PtfONE No. 34        t  C. F. B. License No. 9-3409  possibilities for Canada. Il is fraught also with telligence, then the bee has brains. When thc  great dangers and responsibilities," said Mr. H. S.  Arkcll, Dominion Live Stock Commissioner.  "Thcrc is a; danger that this country -may bc  cleaned bare of its breeding stock, and thc result  of all thc effort to build up, the industry in Canada in thc last few years will be lost. Plans arc  now being considered by which thc situation will  bc "ascertained and steps outlined for meeting it."  As with all agricullural production, the war  has been the means of vastly stimulating the live  stock industry in thc Dominion. This has resulted principally from thc demand for meats for  Lhe armies and thc civilian population of Great  Britain ancl her Allies. The export of beef .from  this country has increased 6.795 per cent over  the average total annually exported in the four  years preceding thc war. In the case ;of-bacon  and pork products ihe increase has been:571 pci1  cent. .   " . '-  .  GRA\$) ECONOMIC CRISIS  "The whole world is passing through a grave  economic crisis, and it is not extravagance to say  unless the silualion in Canada is handled with  care and delicacy, not by politicians but hy men  of vision, a problem will be presented which will  be full of peril."   Sir Herbert Hqlt made the-fore-  grasshopper propels'himself into the air he may  not know where he is going to land, but he knows  that when he does land he is going into business  for himself ahd not for somc apiarist- When thc  bee starts out for hcr load of honey shc is in the  same frame of mind as tlie collector, starting out  to collect a bill. Shc spends her short, hardworking life gathering honey for someone''else,  not through any notion of self-sacrificing service,  but because shc is-so simple-minded that she  doesn't know that the hive is robbed regularly.  AnvbodV who thinks the bee's ambition in ..life is  *��������������������������� o '.  to provide honey for ;hot biscuits can get rid of  Thc bee  getting  that notion by getting.hi the bee's way  is the perpetual-buyer- cf gold bricks.  , "The  bee  has-been   rustling   around  honey-and distributing pollen since-before man's  advent'on -the -earthy keeping   a _ batch of,lazy  queens and'a'crowd of drunken,, brawling drones  by the sweat of her brow.   Macterlink may marvel over hcr conduct, bul any sociologist will pul  hcr down as an arrant little fool who doesn't  know the'first- principles of life.   She is the-embodiment of  busj-ness,   the emblem  of energy,  and the last word in industry; but in the final' analysis she is no more than an old maid working  for her hoard, and a very clumpy hoard at that:  And hcr wisdom is no greater than this: that if  ou niove tlie aperture of her hive two feet from  going remarks in an interview a few'days agO|v  on.the present situation and the reconstruction|its,accustomed spot she'U die trying to find it-  period. , ..    ��������������������������� _ -'V. !    "The grassJhopper, we admit, is no model for  Choicest meals  obtainable.  pe������������������. 11 Sharpe  tVholesale and Retail Butcher  Enderby  PAY CASH for POULTRY  and EGGS  ,. "Tlie ��������������������������� government," he, continued, "has a supreme duty in this most important matter; that  is; to-eschew politics, and take hold of the situation with ability, with high 'purpose, with the  whole thought of Harmonizing "all legitimate interests, now Our hoys are about to come bach.  "The business of thc government is to handle  this big tiling itself. That is to say, that it must  not delegate thc handling of our hoys, who have  foughWoi^us,=to4nterestcd-parties.-Vrhe-govern-  ment must look alien the soldiers; thcy must find  vocations; lhcy must place them advantageously.  Many come back in the stale in Avhich you find  them on thc strccls. What is the slate? You  must have seen it- Thc men have a tense, fixed  gaze, as though thcy were oblivious lo thc thi'ngs  about Ihem."  OLD PARTIES MUST CONTINUE  At a hnnqucl given in his honor in Toronto  few   nights  ago,  Hon.   Robert   Rogers,   former  Shipments solicited whether  rge or small. Remittance  ade on day of receipt of goods  prevailing market prices.  F SAGE       Armstrong B-C  lEggs and poultry meat of the  Ighest quality command highest  lices and yield largest profits.  srvumE roc  minister of'public works in lhc Borden government, said in lhe course of the speech cf lhe  evening:  "Unquestionably wc live in troublesome limes.  Never before in the history of our counlry lias  there been such evidence of unrest, apprehension  and general uncertainly as thai which exists today. Il is very evident lhat our different schools  of human politics havc nol of late becn pcrform-  lhe_youth of tlie land. Put, as we are discussing  brains and not morality, in our effort to confound and confute the Journal, we may point out  that he makes life one long, glad picnic, and is  smart enough to make man work for him instead of working for man. Jf the Journal wishes  to convict the grasshopper of vagrancy or heing  without visible means of support, we are willing  to appear against hun. But before a sanity com:  missio n^h cri sHsurc^ofTrtli smi sTsa lf^Hc^niay^ber  pop-eyed, biiMic's no fool."  No king or queen in England has vetoed an  act of parliament for morc than 200 ycars.  Might as vrcll bc a republic, and give everybody  a chance lo become the first citizen.���������������������������Greenwood  Ledge.  ESTABLISHED     1872.  BANKyOF'-HAMELTON  *.������������������  There never was' a time wiien self-denial wras  so profitable as it is now, because the" dollar saved  now will buy. much more, after the high price era  has passed. Consult the Manager of tlie Bank of  Hamilton about a Savings Account.  ARMSTRONG BRANCH  H. L. Paynter.  DO YOU   a ,  USE THE TELEPHONE  NO MATTER WHAT THE  WEATHER CONDITIONS TO  ������������������  TRANSACT YOUR BUSINESS  Our service, is available  every hour of the clay and  night. A telephone is the  most valuable convenience  of all modern utilities in  the home or oflice, and  the service it  calculable to  possessor of  busier you  Telephone  lin?  gives is in-  the happy  one. llie  keep ' your  the more  business it will bring you  at a profit. Time saved in  business is money made.  The aim of this Company  i.i lo gixc a perfect Telephone servic  TELEPHONE CO.  Better subscribe for  -     ' -' ** ��������������������������� * *   ^_ ��������������������������� ��������������������������� *  .'.,'. The Common^g  r\pw while theyVy  subscribing is goocj  ">t     .'v* "'-5* I  $2.00 Year  Armstrong andJEnderby  r*"-,if-f-|  >o<  ���������������������������������������������()  ������������������>������������������  ������������������)  OS  \  More Profit to the  ������������������������������������������������������ -v " -.-   '"yv  ** V  * 1 > ., I  Somebody was going lo gel "pickled" in Winnipeg. A carload of pickles was recently seized  at Nor Hi Bay, cn route to Winnipeg, because it  contained $10,000 worth of whiskey.  Tlie Samoa factory,  in Gloslrup, Denmark, is  making binder twine out of paper, which is  claimed lo bc jusl as good a.s ordinary binder  twine. Thc factory is also making stair runners  i.nd carpels of various colors and patterns out of  paper.  Kaiser William now calls himself Count Ho-  henzollcrn. That doesn't sound half so bad as  what others call him.  I  s*  \  T  I  0  The_Dominion- law  a ga i n sJL_thje^sel lin g=of=  hutter   withput   the   words   "Dairy   Putter"   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 butter maker to comply with the law in this matter. Some butter  makers havc only a cow or two, and make so little  butter that it does not appear to them that they  can afford to havc their butler wraps printed.  They do not like the idea of having 500 or 1000  butter wraps on hand. To accommodate this  class of butlermakcrs, we have printed up  a quantity of "Custom" Butter Wraps. They are  prinlcd with the words "Fresh Dairy Buller" but  do not bear the name of thc maker. However,  these wrappers fill lhc requirements of the law  governing this point, and can bc bought in small  quantities at the rate of G5c a hundred in 100 or  50 lots. If you do not require buttcrwraps in  larger lots, take these wraps in lesser quantities.  500, Single Order.  1000  -     ���������������������������     $3.75  4.75  When    run     with    other orders, $3.50  and  $4.50  u  u  THE WALKER PRESS  Enderby, B.C.  THE CARY PRESS  Armstrong, B.C.  <>���������������������������  <M  /  ��������������������������� a>- 8  OKANAGAN   COMMONER  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 5, 1918  a -  \_-  a  a  8 A Big Stock  a ���������������������������-  H   26 in.   long at     8Sc  leighs  All Styles  3  3  3  3  3  3  3  30 "     si    . "c ..$100  36 "     ���������������������������������������������     . " .. $l.SO  Self steering Sleighs .....  Sleigh with railing . .....'.  Baby -Cutters at   Girls' Sleighs *'   .........  36 in curved runner 2.00  42 "straight    "      2.00  $275, 3.SO and 4.00  ....... $3.00each    $S.OO each  2.00 each  NEVERSL1P HORSE SHOES  No. 1.  " 2.  " 3.  " A,  Per  set of four  $1.40a set  1.JSO    ���������������������������������������������  ISO    "  2.65     '  Horse Nails   35c lb.  Lanterns���������������������������Strong and wind proof  Plain tin at  $1.50  Red   Japanned  (Rust  Proof) at 1.65  Plain Building Paper, 400 ft. to roll  Tarred      " "        k:    "    ''    "   $1.25   ...$l.SO  Red Burlap Carpet felt���������������������������for lining walls of rooms.  450 sq ft  to a roll���������������������������very warm at $6.00  Roofing���������������������������Each roll contains enough roofing to cover 100 sq.  ft, complete with nails and cement.    Different grades  froth   $3:25 to $4-.50  Frost King weather strip���������������������������keeps out drafts from round doors  windows, etc, per bos of 22 ft - ������������������'75c  Utility Scales���������������������������spring balance; weights up "to 15 lbs.  Everyone should have one of these handy household scales.   JSach   ;....:  85c  Foot Warmers���������������������������made from best English earthenware.   Price         1.50  full   line  of   batteries  '���������������������������Eveready'' flashlights,  Flashlights from $LOO to  $2.75.   We also  carry  a  and- lamps.    Everyone  knows:  fJeaver Board���������������������������We have a stock on hand of 8 and 9 ft.  beaver board. This is all 4 ft. wide. .Line up your rooms  with this material, it is warmer than plaster ancl you can'do  the work yourself. $5.5Q per 100 8q. ft.  Cheap airtight heaters  $3 75 and $4 75  Congoleum rugs for stove mats, 3 ft. x Ah ft.  $2QO  Royalite Coal oil ^-Qc gallon.   Bring in your oan. I  HmU'B Co. m  CORNER HARDWARE ARMSTRONG, &. C.  PHONE 33  ������������������e Okanagan Garage  Phone 77 Armstrong, B.C.  3DA&&S  The Internal Workings  of your car may be in prime condition but how does it look? New  and fresh or sadly in need of  thorough washing?  Is your machine stored in a  Satisfactory Garage?  Do you know how carefully it  is handled?  Do you find supplies, gas, oils  ancl service to your liking? If not  why not investigate the special  merits of  Our Garage  ���������������������������   McLaughlin and Chevrolet Cars  >o<  >o<  >o<  >(K=>(0  Practice Thrift and Economy  ���������������������������this Christmas.    Buy useful  presents, they will  be really  more  appreciated  than the ornamental kind, as with use an article becomes as an old friend.  Try  it this year.    Here are some sugguestiion:  ������������������^M**^**0*#*������������������  X    Hemmed table cloths,  a very  ser-  viceable every day cloth with \ in.  Damask strip in body of cloth and   ������������������,.  fine striped border hemmed ready ������������������a gf*  for use, size 56 x72    ������������������|>0.5>U  a  ARMSTRONG WEATHER  REPORT FOR NOVEMBER  Same aa above cloth with Dice  pattern centre, with fine stripe  (Herringbone) border-hemmed...'.  0  s  fi'   1Ss54 runners to match above  $3.50  Ecru Scrim centre tuble covers,  beautifully embroidered in silk,  scalloped borders, 32 inches  square   $1.40  SPBCIAI. !  20x20 ootton filled cushion forms, ������������������  very evenly filled, the rery best ^m  cushion on the market    OjJC  A]  I  i  I  SB,  B  24x24, same as above  95c  $1.40  All the   newest designs in  dress  goods, all  new shades and fabrics, silks  and woollens.  aaa:  Date  1  o  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  ill  i12  113  lo  16  tl  i is  '19  20  '21  ;22  ,23  24  :25  126  127  ���������������������������28  -  29  Max.  November, 191S  42  38  43  44  4G  45  44  43  48  49  4G  47  47  ' 48  44  44  42  41      "'    V  44  45  42  34  30  29  ���������������������������   30  29  31.5  3G  3G  44  Min.  33  29  35  41  40  38  35  31  35.5  37  27  28  38  ���������������������������35  31  31  29  31  32  37  3G  20  14  10  13.5  20  15  23  $6.5  32  Max. for thc month, 48 on the 9th;  Min. for the month, 10 on the 24th;  snowfall for the month, .3; rainfall  for the month, 1.4; total precipitation, 1.7. ��������������������������� *   '   .--  BHJERBY WEATHEH  ���������������������������PPQUT F0������������������ NQVPMBW  0  3  5  3-  3  |  t.  V  0  (j    General Merchants The Big Store Armstrong, B. C.  Angora scarfs,  very fine  quality, An am  soft and elastic, in khaki only ....   ������������������p2S������������������������������������u  . ��������������������������� .  Children's bearclbth coats in white A CA If*  nicely  trimmed    and   flannelette ������������������������������������r ������������������a  lined, all sizes to 24    ������������������pD.DU  We also have a complete stock of handkerchiefs, by the box or singly, 5c to $1.00 each  I  *****  w  0  **  i  I  5  Kindly Assist Us-=-Do Your Xmas Shopping Early I   : . : ��������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������ d  Foreman & Armstrong  a  5  Or  ���������������������������o  mx:xk=x  Can. Food Control License  No. 8-22.366  IMS*)  (O  te  B  OS  SS  ss  8S  Remarks  kk IL iL k ilkVk V k k. V L L Ik V k  CLASSIFIED ADVTS.  2c  a -.vortl   first insertion; lc a word  FOR SALE ��������������������������� Quantity "of oat  j sheaves, or trade for fresh cow  !    H. A. Allison, Armstrong.  J-'OP. SALE���������������������������Two pedigreed registered Berkshire sows 4 months  old. *2() each. AAV. Hunter;*. 70-2  ^A'AXTf-JJD���������������������������A few good fresh cows.  Apply Mrs. Campbell,- Lurk in 70-1  WANTED���������������������������A p plica I ions for lhe  posi Li on of Manager nnd Secretary for the-Armslrong Growers  Association. Apply, slating salary required, wilh full particulars on or beforeG December olh,  to the Secretary, P.O. Box 3/0,  Armslrong, B.C.         09-2     .  J-'OP. SALE���������������������������Three 3-year-old and,  one 1-vear-old steers. In good!  condition. E. W. Collin, En- j  derby. ___������������������������������������������������������_ I  _  ���������������������������-     - - " ""  X  FOR SALE���������������������������Team geldings; 4 and  5 years: weight 3,000 lbs. Apply  McLeod  & Thornton. G8-2  FOR SALE���������������������������A large roomy cutter,  in first-class condJlicmi;also a  3-inch tired wagon with vegetable and dray racksJcomplete.  Can bc seen al H. A. Fraser's, in  Arm s t ro nig.  C9-2    .  FOR SALE���������������������������Quantity.of green oat  feed-bay. A.L.Glen, Enderby G0-4t  LOST���������������������������-Buck.skin*-hor.se  branded  T  I     on   left   hil).     $10   reward  if   returned   Lo  livery  barn,  Enderby.  70-4  t  2  3  4  5  G  7  8  9  10  U  12  13  14  15  16  17  18  =19-  20  21  ���������������������������������������������2  23  24  25  25  27  2S  iii).  43  43  44  44  49  47  46  48  53  49  47  50  4fi  43  42  41  41  45  =4.7  November, 1918,  30 13 .24  34  40  40  38  30  32  38  40  29  34  39  31  33  32  31  33  3G  9  4  4  11  17  14  .10  13  20  13  11  15  10  10  10  8  9  .09  .30  .27  .08  .07  .13  .22  .05  Cloudy  ������������������������������������  - if .  - ,������������������������������������  >>  Part Clear  ������������������ ������������������  45  43  37  33  31  31  32  34  37  37  43  22  tt " tt  Cloudy  Clear  ������������������  Cloudy  21  14  11  13  19  15  20  32  31  30  23  22  23  18  12  17  14  5  G  13  Clear  tt  tt  ������������������>  Part Clear  1%       "    "  %  Clear  Part Cleat-  Clear  X 55 X X X X X X X X X X X X XX X.  X To Zion Church Congregation X;  X- Bv the Minister X '���������������������������  X " ��������������������������� -      *  X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X  A timely communication came to  hand recently from the B. C. members of the Assembly of Fifty calling attention to a value that might  accrue to our congregations during  the closure caused by the epidemic.  The most important item in the, forward movement now being  launched all over Canada is a new  and deeper study and practice of  prayer. If this were allowed because of influenza it would be  worth all that it is costing to  churches in the loss of revenue and,  the cessation of all our church activities. And thus would we once  more conquer through Christ an untoward event.  The main theme that would be  employing our - minds if our services were heing held would he tbe  establishing of the kingdom of God  ���������������������������the great task of our Master. The  crisis of today is such that if  directed by Wmi, we shall make  long advances toward its attainment. This is a worthy subject for  our prayer. Especially let us ask  that divine guidance be given at th*  coming peace conference and all  associated gatherings, that it iiay  not sow the seed of future discord.  And for the period of reconstiu---  tio_n _in _our _comittiinit>^ and evcry-  where. JCetus pray forHel i Vifr a rice"  from our prejudices; and for the  spirit of comradeship to prevail  over all privilege and sectionalism.  As we meditate on these thngs I am  sure that we shall see that they are  of first importance in the establishment  of God's  kingdom.  FOR SALE���������������������������Eight strong -and  healthy - Yorkshire .pigs,..,. 7  weeks old, Apply to Mrs. P.  Kav. Armstrong.  EOR SERVICE���������������������������Purebred Yorkshire boar. Turner & Donaldson.  Enderby.  '         WANTED ��������������������������� A girl for general  housework. Apply, Mrs. P. H.  Murphy, Endcrhy. ������������������4-H  FOR SALE���������������������������Six-room and top-  ground cellar brick cottage in  rear of Walker Press. Lot 50 x  150. Assessed value, ������������������1,250. Will  sell for ������������������850 cash. All in good  condition. Apply Ii., Vvalker  Press,  Enderby. . .   .    HOGS WANTED���������������������������Slore hogs lo  fallen; weighing from 75 to 12;>  lbs. Applv lo Alf. Fowler, Pleasant Valley; phone F8000.        70-2  Miss A. McCallum left last Saturday for Vancouver to resume  her teaching duties.  ', TO \J\J ������������������-,J ft  Nine clear days, 13 pnrl clear, S  cloudv; rainfafl, 1.45 inches; snow-  hrl'I, 2.25,   Handicapped  Tn n Scottish country parish a  well-known Joker was chatting  with the minister, who jocularly  said: "I suppose;'.Jamie, you have  in your 'time made up as. manyy%yit-  ficisms as I have sermons," Jamie:  "Well, I. dinna-lvcn, but you have a  great advantage ower me." Minister: "In w-hat way?" Jamie: "Jin  this way. If I try tae palm off an  auld joke on anyone thc thing's detected at once; but folks pay sac  little heed 'lae sermons lhat when  an auld ane's preached it gangs  doon jist as well'as a brand-new  discoorse!"  OUR OBJECT 15  Sole Agents for the Following Lines:  Stanfield's Uiiderwear  Jjobberlm CiotWnsr      ,  <j|w]te'& sjiirts tm^ Gloves  2Qtfc Ventnvy Sfwes  Coir's ftomespww ������������������mt*  Wen's Wear Growfw        r  ^n^r?������������������y, p. C.  Camifim foocf Cow^ro^ l4ceose No. 8-J7J7Q.  You will learn to live only in the  measure that you live lo learn.  CITY OF EXb&RBY  Wash satin for making dainty  undergarments; 30-in. wide. Mrs.  Bray.  Revision of Voters' JJst  Vear 1919  NOTICE is hcrebv given that thc  first silling of the Courl of Revision  will be held al the City Hall, Enderbv, on Tuesday, the 10th day of  December, 1918, at 8 o'clock p.m.,  for tbe purpose of revising and correcting thc Voters' List of-the City  of Enderby and of the exlra-muni-  cipal portion of the School District  of Enderby, and hearing and determining any application which  mav then bc made to the said Court  to strike out the name of-any person improperly placed thereon, or  to-place on such list' the name ol  any person improperly omitted  therefrom. .    ��������������������������� ,    ,  Dated at the City Hall, Enderby,  this   21st  dav   oT  November,   1918.  . * -       Giuham Rosoman,  City Clerk.  (tyrfrtmas present  foMliMMy���������������������������of  your borne.  Can you equal these values?  McCLARV'S    REGINA   No. .9.  G-bole    Range,    complete,    with  reservoir : and  high  closet,  only  $65.00  McCLARY'S REGINA No. 9, 4-holc  Range,  complete,   with  reservoir  and high closet, only $60-00  ONLY ONE OF EACH LEFT.  firm riNF OF HEATING STOVES AND GENERAL HARDWARE  IS THE'MOST COMPLETE IN OKANAGAN. Every article  vou need at lowest market prices.  Advertising, like liniment, docs  not do much good when applied  with a feather. It needs to.be  rubbed in for results. Apply it  through the right mediums at the  right time to the right people, and  keep on rubbing it in^ until returns ^    En ^^^  begin to come in.    Ihen still Kcepi"        &  on rubbing. ; .     ���������������������������  ,. i.  PIANO TUNING & REPAIRING  CHARLES QUINN  ���������������������������of Kelowna,   will be in Armstrong   and   Ender  every three months.  CITY OF ARMSTRONG  NOTICE  The Court of Revision for the  year 1919 will sit in the City Hall  on Tuesday, December 10th,- 1918,  at the hour of 7.30 p.m.  ERNEST GROVES,  City Clerk  re Go. Ltd  ENDERBY. B. C.  PDULTRY SHDW PDSTPDNED1  Owing to the flu epidemic it has been found necessary  to postpone the poultry show from December 11th andj  12th to January 23rd and 24th,

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