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 .V- .,y  ������������������������������������������������������>-v.  ARMSTRONG;  B.C.  .,     o    ��������������������������� 17.1     ..       . ,.  jntitturitet  ENDERBY,  B. C.  IN WHICH IS MERGED THE ENDERBY PRESS AND ARMSTRONG ADVERTISER.  VoL XVI, No. 3; Whole No. 777  ARMSTRONG. B.C..    THURSDAY, JANUARY 23, 1919  Subscription. $2.00 Der vear: 5c the codv  LACK OF INTEREST OF CITIZENS  REGRET OF MAYOR WRIGHT  At the last meeting of the  1918 Armstrong City Council,  held on Monday, Jan. 20th,  Mayor Wright expressed his regret at losing the services of the  two retiring aldermen, who, for  reasons of their own, had decided not to seek,re-election.  Aid. Fraser had heen on thc  Council since the incorporation  oT the city, and during that time  had always done his hest for  ihe interest of the city, and he,  the Mayor, would miss his, able  support very much. Aid. Creed  had been with them for four  years and had proved himself  a willing and able councillor,  and he regretted losing his services on thc corporation.    .  Aid. Fraser and. Creed having  suitably responded, the old  council adjourned sine die.  Following the adjournment  of lhc old council, that of 1919  took their scats. The returning  officer reported thc election by  acclamation of the following:  Mayor, J. M. Wright; Aldermen, Thos. Halladay, Wm.  Gregory, J. Z. Parks, Jos.Thom-  son, Alex Adair; School Trustee  Alex Adair; Police Commiss-  sioncr, H. C. Armstrong.  ��������������������������� The Mayor and Aldermen  having taken thc declaration of  office, the meeting was called- to  order. Mayor Wright welcomed  the new.members to the council  saying that' there were a few  matters which . would require1  their very careful consideration  duri ng the coming year, the principal one being that1 of the action  of thc G .N. R. Company vs."the  City of Armstrong. He said it  ���������������������������was a matter of great regret to  him that Uic tax payers of the  city took so little interest in the  affairs of the city that they  could not attend the annual  meeting, held on . nominalion  day, for the purpose of discussing questions of importance  such as this. However,, the  council had taken no step without very careful consideration  and imdej* the hest advice Qh-  tainahte, and he hoped success  woukT eventually crown ttieir  efforts. There were other mutters, such as the assessment of  the city properties, the road and  statute labor, the Milk licence  J3yjaw, the hest use to he made  of the drill hall, the electric  light, and_thg appointment of a  Also from the Imperial Oil  company asking to be allowed  to quote for lubricating oil fdr  the Diesel engine.  The Island Automobile Association wrote asking the council to pass a resolution of approval of the proposed Canadian Highway Act. Such a  resolution was passed.  On motion of Aid. Gregory  and Aid. Halladay, the Mayor,.  Aid. Adair and Aid. Thomson  were appointed to represent thc  city on the Returned Soldiers'  committee.  It was decided that for the  convenience of being able to  call up the chairman of thc electric light committee, the city  would have a telephone placed  in the residence of Aid. Parks.  Tlie accounts passed by the  finance committee were ordered  paid.  Armstrong Red Cross Report  December,, 1918  Collections���������������������������  Mrs. S. E. Thomas   Miss Bella Howard  Mrs. Colin Harris   C. l^ccker ........  A. E. Sage    Gordon Maw   .$  Mrs.  Mrs.  Mrs.  Mrs.  Mrs.  Miss  3.05  3.65  6.85  1.45  5.55  1.50  Frank Becker. .:....   3.00  I  committee to represent the city  on the Returned Soldiers' Committee.  The Mayor named the following committees:  Finance, Aid. Adair and Aid.  Parks.  Board of Works, Aid. Halladay and Aid. Thomson.  Light and Water, Aid. Parks  and Aid. Adair.  Board of Health, Aid. Thomson and Aid. Gregory.  Parks & Cemetery, Aid. Gregory and Aid. Halladay.  City Hall, the Mayor and Aid.  Halladay.  A communication from Dr.  Van Klccck said that hc would  bc unable to undertake the duties of medical health officer for  less lhan $10 per month, ancl il  was proposed/by Aid. Parks and  Aid. Thomson and finally decided to make the remuneration  for health officer $10 per  nionth.  Communications were read  from Messrs. Cochrane & Lacl-  ner in-connection with the appeal in the C. N. R. case, and  from thc Canadian Surety Co.  offering to execute a bond to  cover the cost of the appeal.  3.65  2.00  u 2.15  ,3.95  ,- -7.05  16.55,  2.85  : 8.50  9.65  Jl.55  Hiss Tooley  ....V     2.95  H. T- Sue You      -J.Q0  Wong Jone  ..;  : .70  W. Harry   Parkinson   ....  a  Miss Pringle ,  Miss  Matheson      Miss Florence Smith.  Mrs. King    Mrs. Collis      Mrs. T. Ball o....'..,  Mrs. Paynter  ,  Mrs. Allison    IVJiss pritchard ���������������������������  ��������������������������� * ��������������������������� ��������������������������� ���������������������������  ���������������������������     BBBBBBB  J.75  9.20  2.25  5.25  Mrs. Pmpey  Mrs. Thomas Thomas  Miss Joy Ford   Larkin���������������������������Mrs. Palziel  Miss p. Hayes    7.00  Mrs. Mitchell   U.5Q  Donations and Sales���������������������������  Mun. of Spallumcheen,,.. J6.69  Prisoners of War fund.. 7.00  Larkin Sewing Circle ...  Afternoon Um, Armstrong  Sold, necktie, Mrs. BJqck.  Sold knit. ha<?, Mia* Smith  Sold lace, Mrs. T. Ball..  Sold huttons, Mr������������������. Brett-  =-fSxpendi lur j-~-  J. H������������������ Storr, cJvniog nus. 2.50  Hudson Pay, wool ��������������������������� J00.00  Foreman   &   Armstrong,  flannelette      JJ57.38  flannelette     J157.38  Prisoners of War      7.00  Maclachlan, rope 75  Summary���������������������������  Dec. 1, cash on hand ... 158.55  Collections in Pec   J125.90  Donations        26.79  Afternoon tea     8.65  8.65  .25  X?n  .10  ARMSTRONG OVER TOP  Red Cross Campaign Ends with  . Quota Oversubscribed Nearly  Four Hundred Dollars.  j   Once   more   Armstrong  and     Beekeepers   who   are  $319.89  Cash paid out in Dec ... 267.63  On hand Dec. 31       52.26  Edith  Fhefman,  $319.89  Treasurer  Masquerade Costumes  Masquerade costumes for thc  mask ball in Armstrong ancl  Enderby can bc secured from  Lcc Morris, Avalon Theatre,  Armstrong. Hc will receive a  large shipment from Vancouver  and you should see him early to  get your pick of the s^yell costumes.    All kinds and all sizes.  district has gone over the top.  The quota asked for the Red  Cross in the recent drive was  $1,175. Up to date there is $1,-  540.24 in cold cash to thc credit  of thc soliciting committee with  a few straggling amounts still  to come.  The principal feature of the  campaign was the lack of organization. Thc Victory Loan  committee was fed up on soliciting, ancl as a forlorn hope the  Rev. W. Stott took over the  management ofthc drive. New  blood was enlisted in the person  of A. Buckley and. W. A. Cuthbert; and no mistake was made  in their selection, as thc results  show. No canvass was made  outside the town, the Municipal  Council instead voting a lump  sum of $500. The committee  was further encouraged by the  receipt of $209.60 from the Victory Loan committee, a sum  which was to have gone to the  Comfort Club and Prisoners of  War, but since there is no further, call for these objects, the  Red.Cross received the amount  stated.  An appeal was made Tor voluntary contributions to bc handed in at Abbott's drug store.  Approximately $400 was received in this way from 112  contributors. The town was  then '7. canvassed,. where -voluntary contributions had not been  received, and '$309.60 was. collected. -       j  Tn the evaporator, $79 was  collected by Mr. Watson.' Other  amounts \yere received, \vhicji  hrought the total of 'personal  contributions to $830.64. Almost $200 of this amount came  from friends in the country.  Tabulated, the-figures for the  four collectors areas follows:  p. T- AJ>Mt, 112 contributions,  totalling   r .:$392.04  A. Buckley, 19 contributions  totalling  118.35  W.' A. Cuthbert, 42 contributors totalling .:  137.00  W. Stott, 33 contributors totalling     ��������������������������� ���������������������������.    54:25  Mrs. King, 1, contributor ..    50.00  W. Watson, 123 contributors  totalling   ..          79.00  Total contributors, 402, with  a total of personal contributions  of.;.  830.64  Twenty-eight children were  included in the list of contrihu-  lors, and the unique sum of 7  "cents^wav^r^ep^d^fom^two1  different hoys. The biggest  single   contribution was $100,  The results arc very gratifying  to the committee and those interested in the success of the  campaign , riot only because thc  quota lias been reached, but especially because of the spontaneity and who'le-Jieartedness  of thc giving. It is a spirit of  which Armstrong may well be  proud.  WORK FOR BEEKEEPERS  Preparatory Work that Should  be Done in the Winter for  Next Year's Activities.  ENDERBY'S 1919 COUNCIL  MAKES A GOOD START  Red Cross Dance at Mara  The final meeting of last year's]  "onto City Council was held in the En-  their job" are already giving attention to thc preparation for  next year's activities. As the  honey-gathering season is comparatively short and things  move very rapidly during that  time, success depends mainly  upon having everything, \ in  readiness before it is actually  needed. Much of this work can  bc done now. .  All supplies should be gone  over ancl put \ into working  shape. If any new supplies are  required, order them as early  as possible and get them made  up   before  spring   opens.      By^and  toilet  requisites  placed on  scjnding early orders you not  only benefit yourself but you  are aiding the manufacturer to  fill all orders in time. It is not  advisable to put foundation in  the frames until spring as it be-  derby City Hall last Friday evening for the purpose of clearing  up the few little odds and ends  of business which remained. All  the aldermen were present, wilh  Acting Mayor Coltart in the  chair.  A letter was received from the  hospital Board, forwarding a  letter received by thc board  from the Provincial Secretary,  who stated that the regular hospital grant could not be given  until the recommendations, of  the hospital inspector have bcen  carried out, i.e., fire esctipe built  the lower floor; and adding lhat  he would be pleased Lo consider  the question of making a Miia'il  grant towards the cost of l?c-.e  improvements if ih?. board  would let him have at the carli-  comes very brittle in cold wea-jest possible moment an estimate  ther and there is danger of i of the cost of this work ������������������  breaking it in handling. _.If youj On motion of Aid. Harliy and  have any old broken combs, I Aid. Nichol, it was deeded to  cappings, etc., now is a good; recommend the incoming coun-  time   to   get    them   rendered, cil to guarantee a loan  to the  using a wax press for this purpose, and to have the resulting  wax made into foundation.  If the   bees   were placed  in  winter quarters rather light in  Hospital Board of a sufficient  amount to enable them to c irry  out the stipulated improvements,' and so enable the hospital to obtain ,the,> regular "hos-  The Mara Red Cross gave a  successful dance on Friday evening last week, and all who attended from this vicinity report  it a huge success. The Mara  Red Cross ladies say they "were  pleased to sec so many of our  Grindrod and Enderby friends."  The sum of $18 was realized,  and this, together with other  funds and a donation from Mr.  Wm. Owen of $27.75, brought  Mara's donation to the Red  Cross drive to $50.  "We should like to thank Mr.  Bennett," writes the secretary,  "for his valuable assistance with  the dance. A splendid program  of music was provided by Mr. C.  Rosoman, Mr. Geo. Wells and  Mr. O. Zettergreen."  Address and Presentation    "'  stores, it may become necessary j pital / granty^based   on patient  to  feed  them  before  bringing days.; ���������������������������   .yfv;Vy'*^' !  them out in the spring. For this      Correspondence     wis     read  showing the present position of  the speciaLsurvey-being n adt of  Doing Well at Sumner  purpose, candymade as follows  istrecpmmended: Stir 6:pounds  "wltite granVilated sugar into one  and one-eighth pints of boiling  water. When the sugar is thoroughly dissolved, add one-  fourth, teaspoonful tartaric1 acid  and boil at a temperature of 240  y. over a hot fire for three to  four minutes?'without;stirring.  Allow the mixture; to cool to J 30  F. and then stir till it begins to  whiten. Then pour quickly into moulds, making/cajces ahout  one inch in thickness. When  cool, these cakes can. he placed  on the fop of the frames above  the. cluster.  Armstrong }fom* Comfort*  At a meeting of the Armstrong  Home Comfort Club held Wednesday, Jan. 8th, it was decked  to hring the work which has  been carried on for the past two I precjation to each of the alder  soinextortions" of;'the-towrr.-v As  it was impossible .to complete  the survey in-the absence of Mr.  Williams, unless, anothi. r surveyor were appointed bv the  government and the work practically all done over a.'-aiuVit  was decided to lay the mailer  over further until the return of  Mi", Williams;  Tlie roll containing the reassessment of the toxixt. show-,  ing an increase in land and improvements 'of approximately  $100,000 was received from the  valuators.,   ,  The meeting closed ^ilh a  hearty vote of tbanjes to / wjiag  Nfayor Coltart for his servers in  the chair dwring the last eight  months of the year.  In response, the Acting Mayor  toolc occasion to express his ap-  Wriling from Sumner,Wash,.  Mrs. J. M. Bird says: "Herbert  has bought the moving picture  theatre here and wc havc moved  to Sumner to bc with him. This  is a live Utile city, and he is doing well in thc business. Runs  the show every night in thc  week, which keeps him busy.  Sumner is only 11 miles from  Tacoma. You remember it is  where George Campbell was  killed three or four ycars ago."  Have you tried Joe's baking?  . Keep lhe date open: Feb.l4lh  ���������������������������Valentine mask ball���������������������������given  in aid of the Enderby Hospital  repairs fund.  and a half years to a cjose; Jn  this^ttmeHiome-comforts=iiave  been sent to the boys of town  ancl district in France. &\  Christmas the hoys in training  in England were also remembered. Since the initial meeting of the club,, on Aug. 9,v 1916,  forty-eight 5-franc notes have  been sent to boys in France, and  $55 in cash to the Prisoners of  War fund.  At the meeting on Jan. 8th it  was decided that thc wool and  socks now on hand be turned  over to thc Red Cross, and that  the balance of funds be held in  case it might be needed when  thc boys return. A box containing chocolate bars and  smokes, etc., was sent to convalescent returned "' soldiers'  ward in the Vernon Hospital.  A vote of thanks was passed to  the local paper for thc space so  kindly given the club. Thc public has responded most generously and helped the' club by  good will as well as finances.  men ifor their unswerving fide 1-  ity^to^tlie^mierests ofTbe ci ly;  and for the harmonious spirit in  which the business of ihe c.jijp-  cil had been conducted throughout the year.  Joe's bakery bread is just like  llie best home-made, and his  cakes and pies���������������������������try them���������������������������lhe  "proof of the pudding is in thc  caling.  The statutory meeting of tlie  new council was held on Monday evening, in accordant: with  the requirements of the Municipal Act. There were present  Mayor Barnes, Aldermen Coltart, Nichol, Adams, Burnham,  and Miller. The usual declaration of qualification and fidelity  having been handed in by each  member-elect and found to" bc  in order, Mayor Barnes made  thc following appointments of*  standing committees:  Works Committee: Aid.Miller  Waler and Fire-Protection:  Aid. Burnham.  Street   Lighting:   Aid. Adams.  Public Hcallh: Aid. Nichol.  Finance: Aid. Collart.  City Hall: Mayor Barnes.  Thc member named in each  case lo bc chairman of lhc committee, ancl the Mayor being a  member of all committees.  The second Monday in each  month "was set as the regular  meeting night of lhe council.  At the close of the morning  service at the Methodist Church  Sunday, Jan. 3rd, the members  of the Woman's Missionarj' Society presented Mrs. Cox with  thc following.address, with a  handbag:  Mrs.  Cox:   Dear Sister���������������������������We,  the  members  of the' W.' JM.   S.,   regret-  that   you  ,are   severing   your   connection, withtour society by moving  to the coast'. You joined bur society  in November, 191 lr   At. the/following annual meeting you we're .elected treasurer", which oflice you held .  up to the present,-* with' the. excep-,  tion of,one year. S  '' "'""        VV,;  As a,member,of^our W. M. S. you- .  were,yalwa^;iSbfeei:fur,y%willingfito  do .your  pan JJto��������������������������� help  on"our-so'-  ciety.   "\*ou. were   aiwayjs- optim-.  istic' and your genial manner was -  inspiring  to   us  all. /As' treasurer-"  ofour.W. M. S. ypu filled that oflice S  in a perfectly busihess-Iikevway.  We know that our" society "js siis- '  tnining   a   Joss' by    your  removal  from' rus. I You are * moving to. another part-of.our Master's1.vineyard  and this we know,'what js'our loss  will  be. the gain   for t\\e  society4.  -where-your new-home will t������������������e.  . We ask~yoq. to. accept this small  token of our. love, and esteem,,and  trust that the C?bo<i:Father.who has  been.' your' guide thus far -, on the  journey "of- life, may still guide you  anc| your family safely H������������������me. *  Signed on hehalf of the society,  ' Sarah''^mppv. |*ec.-Sec  W������������������?y Nat?  "tisi  Veterans. have Jjeen accused  of putting forward extreme suggestions with regard to land settlement. Speculators have felt  that, some of the old notions  about the rights of property  were getting nasty, jolts, and  JheyuhaveLtried-tO-hrandJlie-re^  turning soldiers as having  strong tendencies towards ffo\-  shevism because they urged  that owners of land should be  forced to make it productive or  turn it over to those who would  do so. Yet thcy have not gone  any further than Premier t-loyd  George who says: "We have the  compulsory cultivation of land  which means, tha I you have in  legislation for thc first time a  recognition of thc principle that  land is not to bc used at the  whim of any individual, but is  to bc used for the benefit of thc  whole community.���������������������������Vancouver  Veterans' Wceklv.  *a���������������������������i-i  'i :~SrSS\  v^l  Enderby High School Lectures  Mondays,  3   p.m.  Speakers   Kev.   Mr.   Gretton   Mr.   Walker      Dr.   Keilh   Mr.   Skaling   Rev.   Mr.  Dow   Mr.   Rosoman   Rev.   Mr.   Gretton          Mr. Walker      Dr.   Keith  "    17   ,..........:.Mr.   Skaling  V   24    ......Rev.   Mr.  Dow  31   ......... ...Mr.   Rosoman  Parents and friends are/cordially  invited to attend any or all of these  lectures.      W. J. Welsh; Principal  I);  te  fan.  13  a  20  tc  27  Feb  3  .(  10  tc  17  ct  2-1  Mar.  3  t(  10 V  OKANAGAN COMMONER  THURSDAY, JANUARY 23, 1919 /  , *  *  Can   Food Board   License No. y-0337  Mustard Pickles  Per bottle   25c  S  i  i  Some RemarRable Fig'ures Showing' Canada's Need of LivestocK  0  0  0  *w  I  y Tomato, vegetable, etc. 20c f} !sus taken in the United States, which was in 1910,1 Holland, 12; United States, 6; Germany, 4; Den,-  Figures were recently produced by the  Can-  k adian Food Board showing the North Amcri-  roTv.rkk.llc ^rmrk'c fj Van comparisons of live stock with the area and  CampDeilS 30lipb     y|population,, which  were based on the last cen-*  Canada's rank as a sheep producer is no better.  Against Canada's two head to the hundred acres  of land in farms, Australia has 58 head; Great  Britain 52; Italy 21; Argentina; 15; France; 13;  __^  Sardines  Per tin lOc 15c ancl 25c  i  5  S  <���������������������������*"���������������������������*  o  8  Phillips _ Whitehouse 1  Smoked Fish  Kippers, Haddie, Black Cod,  etc.    *���������������������������-.*.  .0.  3  I  0  c  I  (j    Acadia Salt Cod  o  c  0  0  Phone 48    Armstrong  O  >o<  DENTISTRY  Dr. Dent has opened oue of  tlie most modern Dental Par-  lors iu tlie Interior of British  Columbia iu the W.. H.  Smith Block, above the Okanagan Grocery, Vernon, B.C.  Special attention to out of  town patients.  and the latest all-Dominion census in Canada,  which was in. 1911. Tlie figures for Canadian  exports are based on the returns of 1917. The  European comparisons arc based on figures of  1916-17. Figures showing live stock shortages in  Europe are latest official estimates, compiled by  the British food administration. European  figures show the proportion of'live stock population per 100 acres of land in farms as compared  with the same land in Canada and the United  States. Figures for the diffcrcnt states show the  human population and the live stock population  compared to the Dominion as a whole and each  of thc Canadian provinces taken separately.  Poullry is also included in thc figures for Canada,  mark, 3.  In hogs, Canada has 3 to Denmark's 22, Holland's 19, Germany's 14, United States' 8, Ireland's 7-, France's 6, Britain's 5 and Italy's 4.  British Columbia has .4 head of cattle to the  square mile; .1 head of sheep and .1 head of hogs  to the square mile; and 2.8 head of fowl. Alberta,  Saskatchewan and Manitoba are but little better  iri the matter of live stock, but in fowl, Alber*^  has 9.6 head to the square,mile; Saskatchewan,  13.5 head,J and Manitoba,10.3 head. Ontario has  6.1 head.of cattle, 1.8 head of sheep, 4.6 head of  hogs, and 35.5 head of fowl; New Brunswick, 8.0  head of cattle; 5.7 head of sheep; 3.1 head of hogs  and 35.1 head of fowl.   Nova Scotia has 13.4 head  and the United States. An analysis of these of cattle; 10.3 head of sheep; 3.0 head of hogs ancl  figures shows that Prince Edward Island makes 44.6 head of fowl. Prince Edward Island has 52.0  thc besl showing for Canada, but even Prince head of cattle; 41.8 head of sheep; 26.0 head of  Edward docs not'compare to thc leading states, hogs, and 3-18.4 head of fowl, to the square mile.  Nor does Canada compare favorably to the lead- Quebec is low in all live stock and fowl.  Phone 34-3 or write  for  ments.  appoint-  DR. DENT  DENTIST  VERNON, B.C.  ing countries of Europe. The state of Texas, with  ahout one-tenth of Canada's mileage, produces  more cattle, ancl maintains 26.2 head per mile as  against Canada's 2.9. Iowa shows twice as many  hogs-and Wyoming and Montana twice as many  slice]).    By  a   careful  study  of   thc  figures and  From these figures it may readily bc seen what  is the duty of thc men on the land in British  Columbia. Never was there greater need for the  conservation of stock and increasing the output.  In poultry, especially, this Province is woefully  short of requirements.    Wc have only 2 fowl to  MADE IN     |  ARMSTRONG j  Ladies'Suits        \  Men's Suits  Clothes Cleaned, Pressed  Altered  and Repaired  Hay and Grain Fields'  rict, showing character of country Profitable crops grown in lhe Dist  o  ATEMTS  cMrnlrlSg.'Ask   fo'r  oJr TOVfetf:  fOB'S ADVlSRR.which will be sen'  fre*  PIANO TUNING & fflSPAIfUNG  CHARLES QUINN  ���������������������������of^Kelowna, will be in Armstrong and Enderby. districts  every-three "months.  SPIRILLA CORSETS  BRASSIERES, PTC  ���������������������������Made-to-ocder-.=-Elexible-and.  unbreakable. Every pair guaranteed.  JEPITH TURNER  Corsetiere  Armstrong B. C.  SECRET  SOCIETIES  H. SPEERS  W.M.  Enderby LodRre No. 10  Rugular mei-tings first  Thuradny on or after the  full moon at 8 p. m. in Masonic Hnll. Vlnitini?  brethren cordially  invited  C. H. REEVES  , Secretary  ENDERBY   LODGE  No. 35. K. of P.  Meets every Monday ovenirg  in Masonic Hall.    Visitorscor-  dially invited to attend.  CHAS. HAWINS. C. C.  H. M. WALKER. K. R.-S  R. J. COLTART. M.F.  PROFESSIONAL  J^ C. SKALING, B. A.  Barrister, Solicitor,  Notary Public.  INSURANCE*  Bell Blk. Enderby.  B.C.  E. 0. WOOD, B. C. L. S.  Armstrong and Salmon Arm  Subdivisions, Mineral  Chums, Timber Limits, Pre-emptions, Drainage,  Irrigation ;and  Koad Surveys, Maps  {ind plans.  Phone 02 Salmon Ann, B.C.  comparisons thc enormous possibility for development of the Canadian live stock industry, on a  broader basis is apparent.0 With tlie re-establishment of normal commercial communication with  Europe on the restoration of peace a tremendous  demand upon the live stock industry of this country will have to be anticipated and prepared for.  Increased production of bye stock is of vital importance to Canada and her future and is the  most valuable reconstruction worjc that can he  done.  Canada's rank as a cattle producer may he  judged when it is known that the Pominion has  only six animals to the hundred acres in farms  against 29 fop Holland, 25 for Denmark, }6 for  Germany, Jl6 for Great Britain, 12 for France,  10 for Italy, 8 each for Australia and the United  States. -   ; (-.  Q  Canada's beef opportunity: Britain imports  1,077,154,000lbs. of beef; Canada ships Britain  29,680,000 lbs. V  -every 348 in Prince Edward Island.  Comparing our cattle figures by_ provinces ,to  those of the cattle-raising states to the south and  what do we"/find? Iowa has 79.1 - head to the  square mile; New York, 50.4 head; Wisconsin,  48.8 head; Ohio, 44-2 bead; Illinois, 42.8; NehHas-  ka,;39.0; Indiana, 38.8; Kansas, 37.9; Missouri,  36.3; Pennsylvania, 33.5; Oklahoma, 28.8; Minnesota, 28.4; Texas, 26.2; Michigan, 264; California  12.8. Tlie sheep and hogs Jn these same -tales  run at about the same figure per square mile, the  average for sheep being 26.2 and for hogs, 39.84.  Tlie average for poultry in these states is J96.4  head per square mile, against 24 in Canadn.  Here is our hutter opportunity: pritain imported yearly pefore the war, 452,795,264 U>s of  hutter; 12 years ago Canada exported 33,888,074  pounds; two years ago Canada exported 6,993400  pounds, and for the year ending Oct. 3J, J9J8,  Canada exported 6,783,466, pounds.  Here is our opportunity for eggs:   Britain im  -. ,���������������������������,������������������������������������������������������_��������������������������� ���������������������������       -.011     T   'Ports yearly 190,850,520 dozen. Sixteen years ago  year=en ding-Octr3Jr4 9X8rGp nada^eVpOTted^dnly  3,861,389 dozen.  What has Canada been doing? What are we  thinking about to allow our exports to fall in this  manner?   Arc we going to improve matters?  France,   2,366,000   head;    Italy,   996,000  Den in a rk,_345,00(L-hcad ;_.S.w.edcn,_599,00ajicad;  Germany, 2,200,000 head.  In milch cows, Canada has 2 to the 100 acres,  while Britain has 5, Italy 5, France 5, Holland 16,  Gcrmanv 8, Denmark 14.  EUROPE WANTS MEAT       hl&h> unfl ,,1C cosl ol producing    live stock has been corrcspond-  Canada Has the Opportunity to ingly   hfgh.     But    thc   market  Make    Her  Permanent.  Export   Position  deemed   -wcll-nigl  live years tigo  S<������������������������������������������������������>  The war stimulated thc export trade in Canadian live  stock products to a degree  nigh .impossible  Exports "of beef  increased 0795/V of bacon and  pork products 571%. Total exports of live slock products in  the fiscal year ending March 31,  1918, were valued a I $172,743,-  081 as compared to $53,349,119  in 1914.  Canada has. the" opportunity  of holding tliis trade and increasing it, for* our meat products won.a splendid reputation  in Europe during the war, and  Canada is in the position of tbe  favored nation.  The   price  of  feed  lias  becn  price of finished animals has  also been high. /The price may  decline gradually, but thc price  of* feed will decline also, and  thc percentage of profit lo the  farmer should thus remain  about the same. Indeed, if the  cost of feed declines first, thc  profit to the farmer will be increased..  i.  Mr. Herbert Hoover, chief of  the United Stales food administration, who is at present in  Europe investigating conditions  at first hand, cables as follows:  "Every pound of pork products we can export before next  July Europe will need, and as  soon as the initial chaos of the  sudden economic change from  war to armistice can be overcome there will bc great over-  demands."  Authorities say that this demand in the case of beef, even  more lhan pork, will bc abnormal for many years owing to  the fact that Europe is estimated to be short of over 115,-  000.000 head of live stock, of  which 28,000,000 represent cattle irreplaceable in less than  five vears.  , Potato Market Looking Up  While Ave produced this year  more than a million bushels of  potatoes over and above what  will be consumed in British Columbia, it is gratifying to know  on the assurance of the Coast  Markets and Prairie Markets  Commissioners that all the surplus potatoes have practically  left the growers' hands and tbe  amount iii. the hands of jobbers  is less lhan at this time last year  Latest reports from Alberta indicate a rising market.  WATER MOTOR WASH  ING MACHINES  l:\  Bymeansof the Low Pressure Motor WaBher the Hard  Work is taken out of Wash Day, tlie washing is through before  it would be nicely started in the old fashioned way. Guaranteed to run with 35 lb water pressure.    Price $28.00]  i\  Maclachlan Hardware Co.   ���������������������������  ARMSTRONG, B. C. PHONE 47  mnocoOTm  Must Cut off Unpaid  t  Subscriptions  The Paper Controller of Canada  has given notice that a strict regulation is about to be issued by the  Dominion Government to the effect  that���������������������������  Publishers of newspapers musl  cease   sending   their   newspapers      to     subscribers      three  ������������������ months  in arrears  unless sub-  ***> scriptions    are    definitely    re  newed   and   all   arrears   fully  paid.  The reason for. this regulation of     -  the Paper Controller is that it is the  practice of some publishers to send  thier     newspaper ' until     ordered  stopped,    and    this    practice    frequently means a  failure to collect  -  anything  for' subscriptions   in   arrears, in which case there is a vir- --w-i  ^tual waste of paper.    It is ,to/prevent paper waste that the new regulation has been decided on.                    . S  ��������������������������� 7 7  The  manufacture  of paper con- "a /  sumes labor, wood, coal, chemicals '���������������������������' y -'������������������������������������������������������,  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. . Tor these reasons the Government insists that paper shall pe  saved, and proposes that only those  who   pay   for   their   publications  shall receive them.  Tpti order wiJ|o leave the news-  paper publishers no choice in the  matter. W-j must therefore insht  upon all subscriptions |0 ^ q^.  monpb heing paid up-  We are cleaning up owr subscript $  tion  list this week  anti  will  he  forced to send 8m1 notice |o a J  subscriptions in arrears.  All subscribers must pay up.  Those in arrears wip have the -.'<���������������������������  Common pn discontinued. We have  no option in the matter. The Post-  office Pepartment will ������������������.efli<se to  deliyer._newspapers ywhere the_ sub-  elate  fl  scriptton expiry date is three  months in arrears. Pay up now  and make a discontinuance of your  paper unnecessary. We do not  wish to cut off a single subscription. We want all our friends to  remain with us. But the paper  shortage in Canada is becoming  alarming.  We   must   recognize   the   regulations of ���������������������������'*������������������ rnner Controller if we  are to continue.  Look   up   your   expiry   date   and  govern yourself accordingly.  igaaaaaaaaaaa aaiaaQiByyyyyi  Are you going to 4o any  Bui Wing* or Repairing  This Season?  THE FOLLOWING ARE GOOD VALUES:  No. 4 Ceiling, Flooring and Siding  No. 2 Dimension, 2x4 and 2x6  ..$18.00 per thousand  $18.00 per thousand  Dry Blocks           $2.5 0 per load  Planing Mill Wood     2.50  .   . V'\ ���������������������������'��������������������������� . .  OKANAGAN SAW MILLS, Ltd. Ended [raURSDAY, JANUARY 23, 1919  OKANAGAN   COMMONER  -cr-  ft  u  AAA A AAAAAAA A A  mwm\^\Trwwsw^  L_\__\_ia___ia^^  Man's Duty to Mis  a  (3  AT  "AlT  AT  AT  AT  AT  JT  AT  AT  AT  AT  AT  AT  AT  AT  AT  AT  AT  AV  AV  AV  AV  A V  0  ^  %  \  " EVEftY MAN engaged in business, or in any way interested in thc material prosperity of  his town and vicinity, or in the educational affairs, of his community, or in the moral purity of  society in his neighborhood, is under great obligation to hte local paper, and should give it liberal  support, not as charity, but a_ a duty to himself, to his family, and to his neighbors, and as a wise  investment of his money. --:--'.   s  Ttoyd George has said: "We have suffered in the ;^r, perhaps, through a lack of preparation  before we entered! it. Do not let us make the same mistake in Peace. Mistakes we might make  through entering on Peace without^preparation would lie even more disastrous than mistakes we  might make byenteririg[intowar without pfeparation!:',^: . i ^c     ,v Vv  The greatest mistake any business man, be he merchant, manufacturer, wholesaler, banker  or dealer in any other service, can make NOW is to: say, "1 need not advertise."    ^    ,  Whether that remark was or was not true yesterday, iKcan ><it be true today, when the  condition* of peace are changing the whole atmosphere of biisinew.      :  Plan a logical compaigri of aoVertising;for the yearaheadWGHTNOW; peclde NOW tp  spend a tangible amount of money for advertising that w|J| help you bwiW pusmess during the  days of reconstruction abead. / v        ;  If yow bave f>een neglecting to foster GQOP W|J.Mlie last year, start TOpAV to rectify  tbat mistake. h -      l" ��������������������������� :^iifci4r*.^iv.-   ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������--  ,,:;  If yow bave consistently sought QOOP Wff4- ������������������8 Wat ������������������wc Respite temporary coh#ti?n*  NOW is tbe time to qVuble yowr efforts tbat tbis period; of reconstruction may find you |osmg  none of your advantage. v ���������������������������'  Ancl in connction witb tbe campaign .which your foresigbt wit? dictate, our. arising  columns will be of reaV service to you. Our life-time experience of adverting display, and our  prin^ng machines are at your command ���������������������������  -��������������������������� SK-Sf  . fi  -' t.  1 -  >*   ^T���������������������������  1      W-, 7^' I  J     ;<*.,) -iJ  ��������������������������� *��������������������������� f> ^ "V 'SSS-V^l  *���������������������������*-..-'^"7 zSdsiiiM  ^ ^SKl-sS77sm\  -..-'-_s vv^-t^r  :Sr\   -^~       ^-5-..-        -j^i^i^"  ��������������������������� ���������������������������_ v-��������������������������� .     u      .������������������"ji^i  Ir       z,������������������.    ��������������������������� i   ---s.-KsSrii  t ,-  l'"   " ~7;SM\  ,**" c-'.^-V'l  J-        T ^ ^  -- ja7tl  .*-���������������������������������������������.   _^ j^.. ������������������������������������������������������^���������������������������.-_  "-S. --������������������   ^   -V*       *-  .NJ  0  ������������������3  THE WAW^B PWPSS  Commoner  THE CAHV PliEsS  AHMSTBONG  iSSXSBESS THURSDAY, JANUARY 23, 1919  U- -  ������������������feattagan Commoner  In   which   is   merged   the   Armstrong  Enderbv Press.  Advertiser   and  Published  every  Thursday  at  Armstrong,  B.C.  a year, by Walker &. Car v.  H. JM. Walker, Editor & Manager.  at* ������������������2  Advertising rates: Transient, 10c an inch first insertion, 25c each subsequent insertion. Contract advertising, $1 an inch per month.  THURSDAY, JANUARY. 23, 1.919  TOO MUCH PATERNALISM  "Why don't"-the Government do something?"  This is heard on all sides, and on all occasions,  from the question of building railroads  to  that  of keeping down" the price on a hag of. roasted  peanuts.    It has become  the most  tiresome of  topics���������������������������yet is it not .-always' present?    Of course,  our old-time politicians are. responsible for tliis  continual cry for pap.   Thcy promised anything  at election time, and got what they could J after  being elected.   And we still cling to the old idea  of party pull.   The government this, the government that!   It seems impossible to get away from  it.' If communities would get together; work together; hold fast, and bc loyal to themselves and  back up the men who are working in their midst  in thc  public  interest,   they   would   accomplish  more, and in half thc time.   In this connection a  thought is given in thc January number of the  Agricultural Journal tliat is worth remembering:  "It is the spirit of the age (and wrongfully, wc  believe), to look for practically all guidance to the  governments.   We are your servants, you arc our  'masters; the government is your establishment.  The servant looks for guidance and counsel to his  master.   When lie sees portrayed in his master's  character qualities of a high order, a good scr-  wliich will not let them, do so. It is quite different in the United States where the banking of the  j country is net eoniined lo half a dozen institutions all under cm: head', and where the banks  have to rustle Vr business nnd get it by co-operating with the community in developing the industries that make business for them���������������������������ancl for  all. Following tliis practice, twenty-five of the  leading banks of the United States have established their own dislrict agricullural agent with a  well-equipped agricultural department in each  district covered. Why can't we have such practical co-operation as this in the agricultural districts of Canada? V  I  WITH REVERENT HANDS  trust, and attends with greater care to his mas  ters possessions. Thc rural and civic com ni unities havc a task before them which will call for  leaders who, despite all manner of difficulties,  Avill refuse to bc discouraged. Farmers who have  held themselves aloof from public works and are  living out their lives to all intent within thc  boundaries of the farm, will come out and provide or support leaders. There is a mountain of  hidden strength among tlie farmers of Rritish  Columbia which, if properly used, will revolutionize existing condtions."  Walt Mason, the well-known American writer  and editor of the Emporia Gazette, gives us something to think about on the country newspaper.  Here it is: "Our little country papers seem drab  6nd  miserably provincial   to  strangers,  yet  we |  read them, read in their lines the sweet intimate  story of life.   When the girl at the glove counter  marries the boy iii the wholesale house the news  of their wedding is good for a forty-line wedding  notice, and thc forty lines in the country paper  give them self-respect.   When in due course we  know that their baby is a 12-pounder named Grove r, or Theodore, or Woodrow, we have that  neighborly feeling that breeds  the real democracy.    When we read of death in that homc we  can mourn.   When wc sec them moving upward  in the world, into a firm and out toward the country club neighborhood, we can rejoice with those  that rejoice.   Therefore, men and .brethren, when  you are riding tlirough this vale of tears on the  California Limited, and by choice pick  up  the  little  country  newspaper  with  its  meagre  tele-  Itock Taking Sale o  Broken, Also Seasonal!! yeoos  Which Must be Cleared Out  Before the  1st  of February  Dozens of tables during the last few days of January will 'dispose of many  lines at almost sacrifice prices  We cannot mentieu these lines here,'.they are so varied and  the  price   will  not keep on sale any length7 of time.    For  huge bargains make this  your  Shoppiug Week  Mail Order   Reductions   on  Bedspreads  96 new clean spreads in White Dimity  Beocade Honey Comb and Marcella. 4.50,  4.95 values marked at one price, viz. 2.89  each.   All are double bed size.  Pillow Shams  Table  Napkins  new   and  Some are  vant naturally takes a pride in his position  of graph service; when you see its array of countryside news, its interminable local stories; its tiresome editorials on thc waterworks, thc schools,,  the street railroad, thc crops and the city printing  don'l throw down that contemptible rag with the  verdict that there is nothing in it.   But know this,  and know it well: If you could only take thc clay  from your eyes and read thc little paper as it is  written, you would find   all" of   God's   beautiful;  sorrowing, struggling, aspiring world in it, and  what you saw would make you touch the little  paper with reverent hands."  J^ostly made in   Ireland.     All  very even  and   stout weave.  hemmed for immediate use, many are not  3.95 and 4.50 values for 2.98 dozen.  Crash Toweling  350 yards of strong Irish weave toweling  with red border, worth today SOc per yard,  Special Price at 26c.  Very  heravy pure quality in   hemstitched  borders, with button on flap, our-regular  price 1.95 per pair.     Speeial per pr. gl.48  We prepay parcels to any address in B. C, excepting such goods  as Hardware and Groceries  !*k  iV   IMPRESSIONS FIRST HAND   ^  THE HUDSON'S BAY COMPANY  Mail  Order  Department  H. VERNON, B .C.       BRITISH COLUMBIA INTERIOR STORE  Canadian Food  Control License No. 8-21018.  SELF-DETERMINATION IN IRELAND  Writing from Belgium, Pte. Gerald Neve says,  under "date of December 20th: "A short time  ago we left Mons, aad ������������������rc travelling by easy  slages  towards ^German  territory.    We are far  sbeyond all the old hattlefronts, and to look ^\n]any"andno7ior tfiem  .the country here,;it is. hard, to imagine there had *-  bcen any war, for this part of Belgium is quite  intact, and there seems to be a-fair'amount of  ^supplies'in all the stores. According to some of  the newspaper reports, one would think the  whole of "Belgium had been ravaged, but we find  a considerable extent of coUfiti'y untouched. Our  experience is that, wo find the Germans were  much morc destructive on French territory, and  lhcy pillaged more, for in the invaded French  territories il has been denuded of all farm slock.  Onc can hardly say lhat oi' ibis country. Onc gels  peculiar, impressions. But .1 "suppose* for thc  tunc being, we must bc neutral in our observations. . . . Wc witnessed nil \b'e final phases  oF lhis war. and most of the historical events in  ���������������������������which the Canadian corps pi-'trLicipaled. bul the  mosl imjiressivc scene to me was when France  thanked Canada for hcr greal services rendered,  in the person of Mon. Poincairc. a I Valenciennes,  congratulating lhe Canadian Iroops on their victories. It seemed lo mc a great triumph for  ^Df 11 roc ra^yf-^fOT^hWe^vvfT^n^  TT5m  president congratulating lhe representatives of a  young counlry who bad so nobly fought for lib-  -crty and justice."  4    \-7    WHEATLESS DAYS FOR THE HEN  *T'    r Of fifty pullets fed twenty-four weeks a ration  'of wheal .supplemented wilh a small amount of  bran, meal-scrap and linseed-meal, Iwenly-ono  dicd. "Only o'nc pullet died wilhin twcnly-eighl  weeks, when corn was l\-d instead ol* wheal in lhe  mixture. Only two hens died in a year in the  lot fed mainly corn with no wheat. Egg production decreased as the proportionate quantity'of  ���������������������������wheal.fed in rations lo four lots increased. Hens  fed corn, wilh a small quantity, of bran, meal-  scrap, and linseed-meal, laid 58 per'ccnl more  eggs than hens fed a similar ration -except that  ���������������������������wheat replaced corn. The addition of wheat in  thc mixture fed in Ibis experiment decreased the  amount and increased the cost of egg production,  r���������������������������-Ohio Experimental Farm.  W? BANKS AIDING AGRICULTURE  Arc our Canadian banking laws ina dc by rep-  Tcsc'ritalives of banks lo protect bank? When  it is against the policy of the banks lo do a certain  thing, and lhat thing i.s asked by lhc people, lhc  banks havc a law passed whicb forbids their doing the thing lhcy do nol wish to do. For instance,  our banks do not like lo loan money oh farm  properly, and thcrc is a law in lhc Bank Act  ...J *������������������������������������������������������ !'������������������������������������������������������*_.        .':���������������������������. '*Sb_ .  Thc. Irish appear, to have taken that self-  determination clause of thc Allies' peace terms  quite seriously. They do not appear to recognize that the clause was intended entirely for the  dissatisfied peoples under the iron heel of Gcr-  And failing to sec this,  they have come out boldly in a declaration of.independence announcing rsthc establishment of ah  Irish republic, and demanding the evacuation of  Ireland by the British garrison. In addition to its  declaration of independence, the Irish parliament  is expected to issue, a message to "the free nations  of the worid.V* to choose ucicgales to tic peace  coniVfenCe and .to levy taxes to support the new  govftrmYvent. ���������������������������>  Ireland is a country of the unexpected, bul no  onc predicts any (rouble or disorder. Thc Sinn  Fein Hag floats quite freely over-the homes of  Sinn Fcincrs in Dublin.  Thc world needs wool. The.  wholesale price of raw wool in-  crcasc/l during the war.200 per  cent. Canada never had a better chance to develop the sheep  industry. Mutton and wool are  both in great demand and will  continue to bc \yhilc the live  stock shortage of Europe continues,  forester's Cdmplftnetitary Smoker  ^^>W^<������������������������������������Mm<yWM  *k���������������������������m*^^^**^*+*******^^^^^^  In their hall at rear of J. Fraser's Store  FftlDAY, ���������������������������JANtJAtnr' 24th,   AT 8.30 P.M.  Every body welcome, conic, and brinjr your friends.    Good music.  .    . A Good Time  Good smokes.-  Shipments of beef to Europe  under the conditions over there'_  now pertaining are only limited,  by refrigerator space on the  ships. As more tonnage becomes  available more beef will he  shipped. j,,  STUMPING   POWDER  The question of cheaper stumping powder is  a live one.in all parts of the Province. , At llie  coasl several letters havc recently appeared in thc  papers, each advocating some remedy i'or the  present high prices. One writer claimed thai the  PAwder .eo.uld Jjc_manul.'acluL'ecLaL.a.__cosL not-lo.  exceed $3 per case. Another writer says that he  cannol see where powder can bc manufactured  I'or $3 per case, at the present price of raw material. Me bases lhis slalemenl on his 18-ycars'  experience in tlie manufacture of explosives.  However, lhis writer sees the remedy close al  hand.    "Why  not get  together."  hc adds.  "  Plenty of exercise helps to  prevent excessive fatness in  brood sows. Arrange pens, feed  troughs and sleeping quarters  so that some-exercise must bc  taken.  =n  City of Enderby  Tenders for Erection of Shed.  TENDERS ;irc hereby invited for  Ihe erection of a shed. 20 feet wide  by SO feet long, lo be used as a  shelter for farmers- teams. All  material will be provided by the  city. Plan and specifications can  be-.secn. at. The. City H a JI  Owing to the immense Christmas  trade which we had the privilege  of. enjoying, we have been unable to  previously find time to h*ve ad.  changed, however, if it is not,too  late, we wish to thank our many  ctstomers and friends from the north  for their kind patronage, and wish  all a happA' and successful new year  Okanagan's Jeweller,  Vernon, J5.C.  and  build a small plant of your own? There are  plenty of ideal spots for a small plant on the B.  C. coast and also on thc banks of streams. A  small plant lo produce'from 100.lo 350 cases per  day would cosl from $10,000 to $20,500."  TAKE HOLD  ��������������������������� Why*worry about to-morrow? It docs nol  mailer what profession or calling you arc engaged in. it will bc the thinking, the planning, the  industrious, the thrifty, thc progressive���������������������������the men  and women who never acknowledge defeat���������������������������who  will be the winners in the future just as thcy have  been in the past. Because the war is over, and the  world is al peace again, the things that make for  success and accomplishment havc not changed���������������������������  and will not. Success never has come in a prize  package to a lazy man���������������������������it musl be earned lo be  yours.  Tenders lo bc enclosed in sealed  envelope, marked "Tender." and  to bc delivered to the undersigned  not later lhan (> o'clock p. m. on  Monday next, the 27lh  inst.  Thc lowesl. or any. tender will  not necessarily bc accepted.  J?v order of lhc Council.  GRAHAM KOSOMAN. City Clerk  CITV OF AOTTR0NG SCHOOLS  Tenders for   Cordwood  SEALED TENDERS for SO cords  of green fir cordwood, in -1-foot  lengths, will be received up till  noon on Friday, Jan. 31st, 1!)1(); oO  cords to be delivered at the Public  School and 30 cords at the High  School.       *'"..*  The lowest, or any tender, not  necessarily accepted.  ERNEST  GROVES,   Secretary  Send us your subscription  to the Commoner~$2.00  Our  Want Ads  are  Winners  Controlled  Heat  The oven in &> the  Kootenay Range is surrounded by a\i envelope  of heat wliich is at every  moment under your instantaneous control.  With the Kootenay  Range the heat control  is so easy and accurate  you can use all the heat  from your fuel without  waste.  McCiaiy&  Kootenay  Hanger  London  St. John. N.B.  Toronto  Calgary  Montreal  Hamilton  Winnipeg  Edmonton  Vancouver  Saskatoon  SO [HURSDAY, JANUARY 23, 1919  OKANAGAN   COMMONER  -9s_~-__-b  FREETRIAL  X  ARMSTRONG NEWS  ta    **    *���������������������������'    *#  #3     st     Jt     j\  T^dnvma* Ci' Cdj  We will ������������������*nd tliis new EDISON  [DIAMOND AMBEROIA and a selection  [from our 4,000 'unwcarable Blue  ['Amberol Records to your home  |for Five Days* FREE TRIAL  Particulars and Price List Free  be Hood Stationery Co  [Bdisoa Distributors for tlie Okanagan  . VERNON, B. C  Mr. Chas.  H.  Hardy left for  Calgary on Tuesday.  st  Don't overlook the Forester's  smoker on Friday, Jan. 24th.  x  Mr. H. Hope left on Tuesday  on a business trip to., Calgary.    ���������������������������".'���������������������������'     X .  Born���������������������������On Sunday, Jan. 19th,  to Mr. ancl Mrs. A. Hoover, a  son.  Mrs. B  visiting Mrs  days.  X  Palmer  of Vernon is  Kuncc for a few  There is a place on every farm  j' at least one sow and her pigs  ;ause there is waste feed that  ly will consume.    Preventing  fste and producing pork is do-  double service, and making  |iney two ways at once.  man: can combine patriot-  li and profit by increasing and  lproving his flocks and herds.  IE METHODIST CHURCH.  Armstrong-  ley.  j.  Wesley  Miller,  Pastor  .ilic Worship: 11 a.m. & 7.30 p.m:  id ay School: 2.30 p m.  Tnrtir.        ������������������TI.���������������������������  ' ������������������c.  rning   Topic  l-ove."  licial "musical  I'ing service.  ^������������������������������������������������������-...���������������������������������������������        ,.        _r m. i ^  The   Measure   of  items  at  the  eve-  Mr. C. Fisher came up from  Vernon on Friday to visit his  mother. .  .  x  Born���������������������������On Monday, Jan. 6th,  to   Mr.   and   Mrs.   Britton,   a  daughter.  X'  Mrs. Empey, accompanied by  Miss   Kathleen    Parks,    visited  Vernon on Monday.  Mrs. H. Tomkinson and son  came in on Friday from Grind-  rod to visit her parents. '  I x :"V"'  I   'J. WMaas returned on Friday  from  Endci by,Vwhere, he  Has  been visiting for a few days.  v '��������������������������� -��������������������������� X...    -    ���������������������������'- a  Mrs. T. N. Hayes returned on  Friday from Enderby where she  was yisiting. Mxs- A:: L. Fortune.  x  Miss Ella McPherson, of the  Royal CqlunibiayHospital staff,  returned homc on Monday\������������������n a  two-months holiday.  munity as music teacher. She  is at present the guest of Mrs.  Arnott, of Pleasant Valley.  As usual a new receiving class  will be started in the Armstrong  public school the first'Monday  in February. Parents who'wish  their children to begin this, term  should endeavor to have them  present the first morning,"as the  accommodation is limited.  x   '������������������������������������������������������-���������������������������  Following are the newly elected oflicers of the I. O. F., 1919:  H. Hawkins, CD.; W. Hope, C.  R.; J. Fraser, V.C.R.; E. A. Noe-  man, R.S.; J. Z. Parks, O.; D. E.  Leary, S.W.; F. Murray, J.W.;  B. G. Bray, S.B.; H. Abrams, J.  B.; J. Z. Parks and J. Fraser,-  trustees; H. Hawkins and J.  Dawson, finance committee.  x  The meeting of the Woman's  Missionary Society of Zion Presbyterian Church will be held on  Friday, Jan. 31, at the home of  Mrs. H. C. Armstrong. The  study topic will be "The Oriental Woman, as Homemaker and  Mother." Leader will be Mrs.  Stott. The roll-call word will bc  the name of some woman in the  Bible, telling in a word for what  she was noted.  ������������������������������������������������������*    ***���������������������������    *r    <���������������������������*    tr    *wr    ������������������.r    __���������������������������  Jt    Jt    Jt    Jt    Jt    jt    Jt    jt  ENDERBY NOTES  x  Mrs. Ed. Mack and sister arrived from Alberta last week.  Miss Kate Graham is visiting  her aunt, Mrs. Treat, of Revelstoke.  **���������������������������*  When you are puzzled about  that Sunday dinner���������������������������go to the  King Edward.  ~  Born���������������������������At the Enderby Hospital, Jan. 21st, to Mr. and Mrs  P. H. Murphy, a son.  ��������������������������� , x  Born���������������������������At the Enderby Hospital, Jan. 23rd, to Mr. and Mrs.  Emil Schindler, of Grindrod, a  daughter.  X  If water rates are not paid'by  January 31st, water will in all  cases, and without further notice, be cut off immediately  thereafter.  Choice Empress Brand  of JAMS  Fresh Stock just received  TEECE & SON. ENDERBV  ZION CHURCH     J  Armstrong  . Rev.AV. Stott, Pastor    C  26     1919���������������������������Morning    subject,  I Love in Action."  hning���������������������������"'Cyrus as a Messiah."  ���������������������������#WWM  nt S.trjAM_S' CHURCH;   :  S:    77. Armstrong"'     !-; V1, .' /  SiuWay next, Jan.J9th  horning Prayer and Holy  Communion N.~  readier, Rev. J. f\. Gretton  x "*"' ���������������������������',.  Mrs.W.Hornby and daughter,  Lillian, were called to the coast  this week owing to the illness of  Mrs. Hornby's sister.  *  ���������������������������The-Cocoa Fund is nearly up  to the.$30. mark. Anyone wishing to give who;; has not been  tagged may 'leave"th'e'mbney at  Mr. Park's store, not later than  the middle of next week.  , Miss M. V.'Carry arrived _from  Carstairs, Alberta, on Monday.  Sheyis to take charge, ofithe or-,  gari in the Presbyterian Church;  from which position Mrs. Gott  recently resigned. Miss Carry  also purposes serving the com-  i        '    "      I   i  gxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx  X       GRINDROD NOTES **. x  * ���������������������������       ��������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������ x  xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx  Mr. Wm. McSherry is visiting  friends at. Okanagan Centre.  Miss Cora Dale, of Mara, i.s  visiting Mrs. McManus for a few  days.        .;.,   "  m * JittlP stm  he Following are only a few  of the Pargains  lien's winter caps with fur band, regular 1.50. $1.00  |and-95c=for-w-.T:.v.Tv;-::; - $ J73 5T7 5 rmmnJO^  [Roys' caps, with fur bands cut to each   qQq  The Grindrod dance has been  arranged to take place on Tuesday, Jan. 23rd.  ^        ...  Mr. and Mrs. Bucann, of Alberta, are visiting Mrs. Peacock  arid'family for a few days.  "   - : '-';. -   -v1-     x    '  Mr. Wm.Monk returned from  Kelowna Jhis week, where he  went_as. a delegate to the* Dis-  frict Farmers' Institute.  X  .Over thirty Grindrod people  attended the dance.given at  JIVfara last week, having one of  the 'most enjoyable times ever  given in Mara.  ^^^^^^^^^^l^_���������������������������������������������������������������������������������__���������������������������_���������������������������9  . flaise two cropsof pigs a year.  Jt is the com mop practice in the  Pastern and Central States and  might well be a more common  practice in Canada.  The hog is the cheapest producer of animal fats. Don't  send it to market in thin condition; it doesn't pay.  Mrs. Thos. Gray has returned  to Mara, after spending some  weeks a patient in the Enderby  Hospital, warm in her praise for  the treatment received.  'X  Mr.   and Mrs.  W.  Robinson  and child, who returned from  England a week or two ago, left  for Victoria last/Friday, where  they wish" to make their home.  The Enderby Red'Cross Society wish to thank, the boys of,  Mr. Faulkner's and Mr. Johnson's camps for the amount of  $37.50 subscribed in the Red  Cross drive.  x - -  A Red Cross, campaign meeting will be held in the City Hall  at 4 p.m., on Friday, Jan. 24th,  to report the results of the Red  Cross drive. Look for report in  next week's Commoner. It is  a pleasure to state that Enderby  arid district exceeded; the quota  set of $575 by something like  $100.."; ':'".  1' ���������������������������' ���������������������������.   :'      X '  The ~ people of Hupel... district  arc enjoying themselves (this  winter as ne^er before: The  fortnightly dances given in the  Hupel school are proving a very  happy means for bringing the  people together; and developing  a spirit of harmony .arid mutual  helpfulness.,., Tlie, Jast dance,  held on the nth, was sis great a  success'as'those which went before.  Rennie's Seeds  Always Grow  and  Produce the Best  Sold Everywhere  Writ* to-day for Catalogue���������������������������Now Ready  TMB  WILLIAM  RENNIE  COMPANY  LIMITED  872 6RAMVILLE St., VANCOUVER, B.C.  ALSO AT TORONTO  MONTREAL  WINNIPEG  1!  I  '>.  ready to serve yatir  Ttt������������������ CARY PRESS  ARMSTRONG  THE W&LKfcR PRRSS  fcnderby  I  Poys' overcoats, a cut  pf 2o per cent., prices  from 82.85 to $0.50  Men's soft white collars  price   25c  ancl  2 for 25c  regular  20c.  now  regu-  [Men's felt boots, heavy felt sole, rubber heel,  |ar*4.35    ,.. Now 93.65  pelt boots, all rubber sole, reg. $3.00, NOW $2.50  We have a big  supply, fresh an4  of AI quality.  Choice JJarns awj  J3acon���������������������������ourf own  cure���������������������������delicious  Men's overshoes 3 buckle, reg. $4.75, Now $4.0O  Men's overshoes 3 buckle, reg. 4,45, NOW $3.45  IVIen's overshoes 1 buckle, reg. 3.10, NOW $2.75  Hoys' overshoes 1 buckle, reg.    2.35, NOW $1.75  Men's Bracers, regular 45c  Now 25c  . D. RENAULT & CO  Armstrong, B. C.  W. J. woops  C. F. B. License No. 8-12980.  Cliff St. Enderby  ENPERBY, 3. c.  New Stock  Songs,   band pieces,   walfzs,  violin  solos, two-steps, etc.  Headquarters  for  Talking   Machines  Armstrong  n  tfopaft,t prat*  rT^JIE finest town buildings soon get to look "dingy" if  I   they are not kept painted.  Wr������������������rse still, the omJssion of the Spring painting leaves them  open to weather-attack and time's decay.  And���������������������������with materials so high as to make every building  worth double today what it was worth in 1913���������������������������you are  making a mistake if you let a building "go to seed."  Have your town a "model" town���������������������������have it fresh with paint���������������������������  have it protected with a paint that affords real protection���������������������������  PAWT  (Brandr_rn*i Genuine B.B.)  30% PureWhi(������������������ Zinc  100% Pure P*int  Municipality   of   Spallumcheen  SCHOOL BOARD  TENDERS addressed to the Secretary will be received up to noon,  Alonday, Jan. 27th, for thc conveyance of children to the Domestic  Science and Manual Training  School at Armstrong, from the following school districts, at so much  per trip:  Hullcar, Knob Hill, Otter Lake,  Lansdowne, Larkin and Pleasant  valley, Bennett Creek and JMoun-  tain View.  The lowest or any tender not  necessarily  accepted.  L.   E.   FARR,   Secretary.,  Jas. 8. Qicksan  Real Estate and Lvsurance  List your Properties and Houses.  Municipality   of   Spallumcheen  SCHOOL  BOARD  TENDERS will be received bv  lhe Secretary up to noon, Jan. 27th,  for the delivery of wood; 2-ft.  green (ir, to the following schools:  Knob Hill, 5 cords;  Hullcar, 5 cords;  Bennett.Creek, 3 cords;  Pleasant Valley,, 2 cords;  Larkin, 5 cords;  Olter Lake, 5 cords.  The lowest or any tender not  necessarily accepted.  L. E. FARR, Secretary.  If this paint weie sold at a price half as high again as any other (which it  isn't) it would still be.thc economical paint to use on your house. In  sheer covering capacity it has no equal. A gallon of it coes so far that  you'll buy less of it and yet do more with it. Paint with B-H "ENGLISH*'  PAINT this spring���������������������������end your house is protected for years, where a coat  of ordinary paint will last but a few months.  The difference lies in the above formula basis. What other paint is ao  correct in this respect that its makers guarantee it? What paint can a  dealer furnish you that has anything like the quantity of white lead in  it that has B-H "English" ?  This was the formula when lead wa? lower in price���������������������������this is the formula  still; even though lead is extremely high in price. It HAS to be thc B-H  formula; because the guarantee that calls for it, is printed right on the  B-H cans. We could not cheapen B-H "English" Paint even if we wanted  to. So it's your safe paint as to quality, your sure paint as to covering  capacity, your dependable paint as to durability. Find the B-H dealer  in your town.  He's the man to buy from.  Other 3-H Product* of Sterling Worth  We carry and recommend the following B-H products:  For Interior Finishing  "China-Lac"���������������������������the perfect Varnish  Stain.  Staining the Roof  "Anchor Brand Shingle Stains" in  19 different colours.  B-H Porch Floor Paint  For  Porch  Floors,   Ceilings   and  parts exposed to weather-  Plaster Ceilings and Walls  "Fresconette"���������������������������a flat tone oil paint.  Varnishing a Floor-  "Floorlustre" excellent for interior  floors.  For Barn and Outbuildings  Imperial Barn Paint.  Colour cards and Prices from our local agents.  BRAN PRAM -f-1 EN PERSON  MOMTMAi. MAUI  rAJ*   WJOMM    TORONTO  WIMNi*a*   CAIjOARV. ���������������������������DHONTON    V4NCOUVM I  I  OKANAGAN   COMMONER  " ���������������������������_^t^���������������������������T!������������������--!_^  THURSDAY, JANUARY 23, 1919  ���������������������������      f  Financial   Statement  ft,.  y ������������������=������������������  Municipality oi o.p  allumclieen for 1918  STATEMENT OF RECEIPTS  RECEIPTS  Cash on hand 1st January, 1.918,..*. ......  AND DISBURSEMENTS  DISBURSEMENTS   V.    5      79.91  Taxes���������������������������  Arrears       Interest on arrears .  ...$ 6,974.19  899.61    $ 7,873M  1918   Levy    ���������������������������   31,240.25  Less   rebate 82,659.16'  Less  arrears      8,457.53     11,116.69  Total  1918  taxes  collected '��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� a      20,129.56  Mill   debenture tax   . .    --.800.00 a  Interest   S.S......  84.00 884.00  General��������������������������� .  Licenses     ������������������2aa  Fines     -6-J0  Road   tax     J^0  ���������������������������   Water rates     .,-Xnn  Rent   ranch     r S2  Sundries     b,,J0  6     309.70  FJack burial (see contra)     '^;50  0  Board of School Trustees���������������������������  B. C. Government grant    '    4'9^2*A-  Refund  18.2o  Miscellaneous      ^-uu  Covotte Creek water system connection  .. "v,.. ?  v. ..  -"  City of Armstrong debenture interest     ..  Sinking Funds-  Withdrawal   to  pay  off  Pleasant Valley  waterworks ^debenture      Withdrawal to pay Mill interest   Bank   overdraft   (outstanding   cheques   allowed  for)       :$2.8,SS7.3<3  Road and bridge maintenance ..  Salaries   .   Council indemnity   ............  Election  expense    '\ . ..  Assessor   Delegates' expenses      Legal  expenses      ���������������������������Stationery       Advertising   Donations���������������������������  Hospital    .. ..   Patriotic  Fund   .*. S. ..... .-....  JRed Cross Society   Y. M. C. A.  ..   iUnion  of B. C. Municipalities.  Agricultural   Association       6,124.85  1,200.00  600.00  20.00  150.00  61.00  330.55  115.15  .     45.93  -3__S-  300.00  800.00  100.00  100.00  15.00  400.00"  ���������������������������Vi  **-<������������������_  *iff&.  381.20  44)72.01  600.00  6,998.24  Blacksmith, tools and repairs ..  City Hall maintenance      Postage      Telephone and telegrams     %    OH Cs������������������? ���������������������������������������������*    at    .    ..m*m.,������������������*BB    ���������������������������    ���������������������������    ���������������������������    ���������������������������    ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������<  ^VU-Q,H ^,   ������������������#���������������������������_���������������������������������������������������������������������������������*-������������������������������������������������������_������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  Interest      Livery and dray   Treasurer's  bond      Workmen's Compensation Board  Surveying   xlCcuUl       ���������������������������   ���������������������������  ���������������������������  #  *   ���������������������������  ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  Coroner's   inquest      Miscellaneous   1.000.00  1,000.00  713.23  Flack burial (see contra)    Mill interest (see contra)  V    Repairs and maintenance sidewalks     Repairs and maintenance water system..  Board of School Trustees-  Salaries and sundries   1,715.00  127.03  136.48  76.81  77.25  53.00  112.50  334.11  119.25  12.00  37.93  151.85  30.00  15.00  60.23  11,705.92  71.50  ; \~.   ���������������������������-��������������������������� >���������������������������'���������������������������;  Your Money  is Safe in  War-Sayings Stamps  Buy now for $4.00  Sell 1st day of 1924  for $5.00  Government Security  Your W-S.S. can be registered to secure you against  loss by theft, fire or otherwise.  -���������������������������-~..>.  TT"? AO'  $11,777.42  123.83    "f ,���������������������������  227.85     ������������������."..   f<  $1,000.06  ^   351.68  s*a  ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  Interest on debentures     Paid into;Sinking Fund     Debenture redeemed (see contra)  Cash on hand   /;  *&������������������r 12,263.86  11,027.18  6,918.19  $1,000.00  293.62  $44,631.95  STATEMENT OP ASSETS AND LIABILITIES  $44,631.95  _���������������������������,���������������������������������������������*��������������������������������������������� jt-  ASSETS  LIABILITIES  --���������������������������^y-gssssr  8,457.53  Cash on hand   ; .��������������������������� ��������������������������� '.- ��������������������������� ;.AA Vao" ki '  Arrears of taxes 1917 and prior     * o'Ikt?*  Arrears of taxes 1918     ������������������������������������������������������ J      ' -%���������������������������...  Sinking  Funds��������������������������� . .  Bank of Montreal    8 5.075.76  Dominion Govt. War Bonds   ..   12,797.56  Mortgagee   28,945.00  $     293.62  39,340.14  Bank overdraft (outstanding cheques allowed for)  Debenture   liability   Citv  of  Armstrong,  Trust  acct.  (see  contra) $10,242.85  Surplus���������������������������  Due sinking fund from taxation  Excess assets over liabilities   . .  2,236.21  89,934.06  .$    713.23  84,276.00  92,170.27  ii  Less due City of Armstrong, Trust  account (see contra)   ...  "Water  system /........:., ���������������������������;.:������������������������������������������������������..  , Municipal  Hall   I ......... .  School lands and building^  . Road  and  bridges   ..-...'   Cemetery   46,818.32  10,242.85  36,575.47  -J  43,094.38  2,029.07  5,441.82  50,000.00  385.00  100,950.27  $177,159.50  $177,159.50  POARP or SCHOOL TRUSTEES   Statement of Receipt* and Ptsburseromfo for the Yfw'tmAfxw  jqscjsjPTS ������������������ pjspyRspfPNTS  Government of B. C. grants .'    9' 4.951.76    Teachers'  salaries  * M77 27  Received from  Municipality        7'22H?     A������������������������������������-������������������ciUtural   instruclion  1//27  -Rpfnnri                                                                                                  20.25   City of Armstrong, fees  *i������������������i5?"Z_  gerund             ������������������.���������������������������������������������������������������*������������������*    Se,fretary    7  100.00  Delegates' expense    160.00  General expense  84-32  Insurance  2.40  Supplies    ������������������  254.06  Maintenance, Cleaning, Etc���������������������������  Pleasant Valley school  JiJS-iiJ  Otter Lake  ]������������������2f������������������  Larkin     17340  Knob Hill  170.72  Hullcar    :  163.02  1    lansdowne     97.52  Bennett Creek    195.12  .   Mountain View  126.65        Tfa '-' .   s=12,263.86     ���������������������������������������������"* T*w:tti     .-.  CREHAN, MOUAT & CQ- Chartered   Accountants  and  Milltfeip*} AV^Uors. Jan. 3rd, 1919,  $t1,026.62  Thrift Stamps cost 25 cents each.  Sixteen on a Thrift Card are  exchangeable for one War-Savings  Stamp;.  SEE THIS SIGN  i"   V  Armstrong-Okanagan Land  Company Limited  AUCTION   SALE   OF   CITY  l-OtS  I    ���������������������������-.������������������������������������������������������.'l        ���������������������������^���������������������������.���������������������������W P|_   pi        ���������������������������!���������������������������       Ig,- I   ������������������������������������������������������        .��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� ��������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������- I .-���������������������������   ���������������������������!���������������������������    ������������������������������������������������������    ^   ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� -������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������I I       ���������������������������      ��������������������������� ���������������������������  Postponed on account ot epidemic of  Spanish Influenza  *��������������������������� ��������������������������� "p������������������"  Watch tor ttiU lmporUut Sale _ Little Later  7)1  r '���������������������������  ���������������������������  _  A name that stands for tbe best in botej serrice  2  v  1,237.24  $12,263.86  ���������������������������V-  X  X  K  X  X  :      MUST RAISE MONEY FOR SINKING FUNDS x  r ^  XXXXXXKXMXXXXMXXXKXXXXXWKXV)IK  r Reporting on thc necessity of Enderby raising money to pay  into thc sinking "funds the sum now short of . the anV0I111it t'e-  tjuircd, the Gity "Auditors say, in their annual report published  tliis week:  Thc Surplus lias decreased from *G3,135.81 in 1917 jo ^.T.^-'^  in 3918...H reduction or 85,254.17. The reason for this has becn  pointed out in our previous reports.  Your Liquid Assets at December 31, .1918, amounted to 8.11,499.79  sinrt tliis includes Road Equipment whinh lhe Council has under con  .sideration  for sale..    Out of this has tb be ifrovided current liabilities  sis follows:���������������������������  Bank Loans '���������������������������'���������������������������'���������������������������'��������������������������� ' 'v-v-S 4'5So'n-  -    Sundries   ������������������������������������������������������ ������������������������������������������������������ ���������������������������      Sri Ih  Sinking Funds ���������������������������.���������������������������.���������������������������.���������������������������.���������������������������.���������������������������.-..-....   14,G(j/.80  HXXXHHXXXXXHXKHXXXXJCXXXXJfXHXXX  Mwp Wit to #  PwttPrplipr  es  x ���������������������������}&*    A CLEAN vm. OF HEALTH    >'#V *������������������  XXXXXX^XX)������������������XXXXKXXXXXXXX.HKKXXXX  In hii annual report to the City  Council oil  thc condition  of to&rtlh of thc citizens otVPndcrby    und    district,    Medical  Health Onicer Keith says:     ,.v^'  The Citv has   been   entirely  ���������������������������. _...:..  tt  Spanish Influenza reached  V   fre6   of  di's'case   of   an    infectious  or contagious nature for the ptmder jpar't (if tfee year, in fact, until the  - -   -   - - >ti Western Canada.  '\  Giving a total of.  ,..  ..819,166.87  leaving a difference between current   liabilities   and   liquid  .$7,667.08, which must be provided  for.     Your -Council ��������������������������� is  -wise course by preparing for a special   levy   during   the*  vears in  order to  bring vou'r sinking funds up to their actual require  inenls and pav off the other indebtedness.     This  situation  has   t<  faced and faced firmlv and it is the duly   of   every   ratepayer  in  assets of  taking the  ncxt    few  Corporation to shoulder his or hcr share of the burden.    Another  ter we wish to point out to the ratepayers is that if every ralepayi  be  tho  Another miller in  nhe citv had paid his taxes promptly in former years, the burden  iwould'not be nearly so heavy on those who havc been paying regularly.  General Administration. We are pleased to note' that thc same  economic condition exists a.s has done during the previous two years.  "While tlie amount at the disposal oT the Council of 1918 was not as  ]ar������������������c as thai of 1917 bv the sum of $2,096.11 and while the expenditure was 8550.91 more Chan in the previous year still the amount of  increased indebtedness to the Bank was only 82 000 showing a saving  in the administration over the previous year of 864/.02. I he work ot  the City Hall stair has been, if that were possible, more efhcient than  in ii re vi ous years. 1...  ��������������������������� Of this disease, which has caused so much .suffering and death  over the whole world, we have had very few serious cases, and, so.far,  no deaths.  This is due, no doubt, partly.to o\ir fine climate and unexcelled  water supplv; and also, as far as it. goes, to our excellent drainage  svstcm, a verv necessary piece of which has been completed this year;  but also, to a'large extent, tb the renunciation, at the request of the  Council bv the citizens, of nearly all unnecessary1 public gatherings,  through'which diseases of ah infectious or contagious nature are so  surely disseminated.  We did not consider it necessary to close our schools, as we had  no cases among our teachers or pupils, and thought the children were  ���������������������������it least no more liable to infection in our large, modern, well-lighted  i.ir1 well-ventilated school building than they would be congregating  o., ihe streets. And with Mie assistance of the teachers, who refused  to allow the attendance of any suffering from colds, we have kept the  schools running with a practically full attendance.  Yet we ave bv ho means out of the woods, and it would be fatal  to relax our vigilance in anv degree, and it is necessary to still avoid  holding unnecessary public gatherings, and coming in contact, as individuals���������������������������except as necessity demands���������������������������with any suflenng with colds  or grip.  I think, when the finances of the City permit, that our present  drainage system should bc extended to practically all the streets ot  the Citv.    * ... . . '  The Pominion jaw against *������������������WDS?^"J ������������������f  butter without the words "Pawy Butter, or  ������������������������������������������������������Creamery Putter"���������������������������as the case may he^prwted  on the hutter wrap, is a htessmg in disguise to lhe  average farmer.  1  Jt is the duty of every hutter majepr to comply with the law in this matter. Some hutter  makers f^ve only a cow or two, and make so Jiuje  gutter that it does not appear to them that they  can afford to have their hutter -m wraps pnnfecj.  They do not like the idea of having 500 or T000  hutter wraps on hand. To accommodate this  class of buttermiflcers, we have printed up  a quantity of "Custom" Hutter Wraps. Thev are  printed with the words "Fresh Pairy Hutter" hut  do not hear the name of the maker. However,  these wrappers fill the requirements of the Jaw  governing this point, and can he houghtin smaJJ  quantities at the rate of 65c a hundred in 100 or  50 Jots. Jf you do not require butterwraps. in  larger Jots, take these wraps in lesser quantities.  ',  500, Single 0r4er.    -    -    $3.75  1000   "      "   -      -        4.75  When   run    with   other orders, $3.50 and $4:5<to  i  -  THE WALKER PRESS  Enderby, B.C.  THE CARY PRESS;  Armstrong, B.C..  ���������������������������o<r-xx=>o<3S������������������pg=&(������������������*cs><:  f THURSDAY, JANUARY 23, 1919  OKANAGAN  COMMONER  Y  x  X OUR GOOD OLD WORLD x  x X  X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X M X X  The green world, thc clean world���������������������������  It's mighty good, my boy!        ^-  And if we only look for it  The world is full of joy.  Sad enough���������������������������and glad enough  .. In almost every spot��������������������������� ~ 7  So let us make the best of this,  The good old World we've got.  AS INDEPENDENT NATIONS ���������������������������.  1. V. SAUDER CO.  orner Schubert St. and Railway  Ave.  Box 217 Phone 341  VERNON, B. C.  The green world, thc clean world���������������������������  The world we're living on,  Has every night a lucky star  And every day a dawn.  Everywhere are smiles to spare  And everywhere a song���������������������������  Our good old world can run itself  And keep from going wrong.  Thc green world, thc clean world,  It swings along its way���������������������������  The finest place that we have lived,  And better every day.  Smiles arc here for every tear  So let us not bc vcxt��������������������������� "���������������������������".  But let us build up happiness  To treasure in the next.  The clean world, thc green world���������������������������  It's good to you and me.  It holds for us our heart's desire  If wc can only see.  Sing and smile most all thc while���������������������������  And roll the-griefs away���������������������������  The happy world, the friendly world,  The world we have today!     '  ���������������������������^.- *  I hiivo =12 '.pairs of the famous  ���������������������������Minister Miles shoes -in-genuine  Dongola and Velour  Ctjf.      They  arc worth $12.00 "per pair, Tarn  , going to sell them for one week at  $10.50."   Come  "in and  see   them,  perfect fit and style.  Come in' and see the improvement* we have made to our store  iZr PARKS  Th*   Arimtron*   Poot    Store  Opposite Opera Wow*  41} frrancfret of repairing <fcne  WAT- tf ASS$N  l*T  s^s^s^s^s^^^s,*  j; Auctioneer m-f J-ivestocjc  Salesman  ; AKMSTEQNQ     p.C.  J have   a   wide  acquaintance,  amongst   buyers.     Consult    roe  when you want' to   nolifl  a sale  Also send me particulars of  t iv  surplus stock you wish to dispose  of.  __j^omj_o^^____  l+������������������o������������������������������������o������������������������������������������������������"������������������������������������o������������������������������������o������������������������������������o������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  PRE-EMINENCE OP AGRICULTURE  w*  C. F. p. Mccnse No. 9-3409  you haven't tried our hams  and  bacon ypu have   not had  the best  Geo. R. Sharpe  Wholesale and Retail Butcher  Enderby  F. M. Chapman, editor of thc Farmer's Magazine, in an article in thc Financial Post, says, thc  value of Canada's field crops for 1918 will total  $1,396,000,000, an increase over 1917 of sonic  $200,000,000. Thus .agriculture stands pre-eminent in the wealth of-Canada. Jin 1917 wc passed  lhe billion mark in values of field products. It  was fell lhat because of the short wheat crop 1918  would fall below thc high levels of the preceding  year. It is gratifying, therefore, to find from an  examination of thc returns that thc 1917 lead has  been beaten by over $250,000,000.  This writer says values of field crops- in the  majoritybf cases have been higher than in 1917.  In thc fodder crops we find a large yield of hay  and clovers with values fully 50 per cent, in excess of the/previews' year. -Canada had an immense crop of oats of first-class quality, so with  barley, which has-been showing a recent decline  in price but which decline is lively, to he arrested  soon by the swing of this grain to the ever-open  channels of liye-stocjc feed, flags remain high  and hwjey is Canada's standard hog feed. ^ Tlie  livestock prospects outside Canada, and the efforts heing made to extend, markets are recent  evidence, heing Premier florden's offer to finance  Boumania's purchase of food, alt hold out promises of nfture prosperity along the livestock route.  WAY JJSJ3 FQflCE  The intention to forcihJy suppress the SinnNf em  organization in Jre|ahd is attributed to the flritish  government in certain quarters there, according  to a Puhlin dispatch to the London MaiJ. The  correspondent adds: "Soher-minded, responsible  men ta|ce a very gloomy view of the situation, it  is feared that the government is about to emharjc  on a new campaign of repression 'which may in-  clude=the^forcihJe=suppression^df^the^Sinn^Fein7  with such results as are to be expected when the  government takes up armed conflict with 75 per  cent of the population."  The writer traces this fear to the Tory success^ in the recent elections in England, which,  he says, arc.regarded as having given the "cocr-  cionists" a predominating influence in the state  and have created the belief that Ulster will bc  supreme in determining British treatment of  Irish affairs.  The world's peace' congress, opened formally  tliis week in Paris.   Prior to the. opening the pro-  portonatc representation of small nations "at the  peace conference was removed in order to make  the congress less unwieldy.    Under the original  scheme proposed by France, dcleg ites were to be  apportioned according to the importance of the  role their nations played in the war.    This has  been changed so the various powers will be represented  according  to  the importance  of  their  peace interests.   This will not affect the five great  nations���������������������������Great Britain, France, Italy, Japan and  the United States���������������������������each of which will retain five  delegates.    The other nations will vary between  one and three representatives, with a tendency  toward  reducing  the number for the  smallest  allies.      The British dominions each have their  own voice ih the conferences, on thc ground that  each is a separate nation and sent its own force  to France.    Canada, Australia, South Africa and  India will have two representatives each and New  Zealand will have one delegate.  Twenty-six nations were represented at the  formal opening. When the conference gets down  to business, the first, question to be taken up will  be thc League of Nations. Other matters to bc  decided* are: The formation of a definite policy  toward Russia, involving possible recognition of  the Russian Soviet government; indemnities to  bc collected from Germany; thc final disposition  of the Gcrman fleet; thc future,of thc German  colonies; thc regulation of national boundaries;  the demand of Greece for Contantinople; the disposition of the Holy Land; thc adjustment of  national boundaries along racial lines; freedom  of thc seas and reduction of armaments.  Dr. E. J. Dillon, .in a cable to .the Vancouver  Province,  tells of  thc  "Many-sided  but  disconnected movement to substitute a moral relationship  of,nations  for  a  latent  slate  of  Warfare  known as equilibrium which is still waiting for  the last touches to its appointed organ.% Mcan-V  while tlie subtle skill of old-world diplomacy is  working hard to revive, under spacious names,  its lost causes while thc new-world policy, naively  ignoring historical forces and secular prejudices,  is boldly reaching out toward modes of ideal arrangements which  lake no account of concrete  circumstances.     Generous  idealists   on   the  one  hand arc pitted against old diplomatic stagers on  the other hand, and botli arc secretly endeavoring to conclude hastily made bargains'before thc  conference opens its business sittings."  ESTABLISHED     1872.  BANK. OF HAMILTON  What may happen when peace is established is  uncertain, but the man or woman with a Savings  Bank Account has no occasion to worry. Save  now while earnings are high. Open a savings  account with tlie Bank of Hamilton.  ARMSTRONG BRANCH  H. L. Paynter.  Outlook Most Discouraging  "Mummy, when I grow up shall I marry a man  like father." ' .  "Yes, I suppose so." i     ~ '-  "And if I' don't, marry, shall I grow up like  auntie?"  "Yes, I suppose you will." '  "Well���������������������������| am in a fix!"  WHEN YOU ENTER BY TELEPHONE  ANNOUNCE YOUR NAME  Saying "Hello," "What "number., is this," and  "Who is speaking?" wastes your,, time and that  of the person you call. ^  As soon as your party answers, thc correct practice is to ANNOUNCE YOUR NAME and start  thc call in thc same direct manner that you use  in a face-to-face meeting.  Say: "Mr. Jones speaking. I should like to talk  with Mr. Smith," or,  "Jones speaking; Mr. Smith, please," or,  If Mr. Smith has ansvyered with his name, say,  "This is Mr. Jones."  And  when  you answer a  telephone, ALWAYS  .announce your name first.  OKANAGAN TELEPHONE CO.  v^  C  .   fi ' 'V    :  LiHe TJs Newspaper fellows  The Summerland Review gives this excellent  hit of advice: "Tod poor to take the^home paper?  We||, .that is a distressful condition. Buy a hen,  feed her crumps and waste froin the Kitchen and  she will |ay eggs to pay for-a year's, suh^wption;  then worK her up into pot pie and she wit J pay  her first cost; so the paper will he cjear profit.  Bepeat this process year after year, meanwhile  learn wisdom and cease to h? poor."  Th* Mwn Thto* *  COMING TO ITS OWN  I PAY CASH for POULTRY  and EGGS  Shipments  solicited  whether  large    or    small.      Remittance  made on day of receipt of goods  at prevailing market prices.  A. E SAGE      Armstrong, B.C  After many experiences, somc of them bitter,  the Okanagan Valley is coming to its own. Thcrc  is a rapid increase of orchards that have reached  a hearing age. Thc people havc learned Jhe art  of co-operation in packing, transportation and  marketing. They know better lhan they did how-  to obtain a substantial part of the proceeds of  their products. Statements made at the Kelowna  gathering, setting forth the quantity and value  of fruits and vegetables shipped from that district  arc full of encouragement for llie future. It is  for the advantage of the Okanagan district that  they -are settled bj' a superior class of residents.  The life there has attracted many well-educated  men and* women, who form enlightened communities, cherishing intellectual life, and yet  quite capable of guarding their material interests.  ���������������������������Vancouver Province.  Py one of those strange, chances, most of the  women passengers inside the motor-bus seemed  to he carrying babies, one.or two of whom were  fractious.    At one stopping place the harassed  Real Ettate awl Jnturance Agent.  Auctioneer and J-ive Stock Sajeman  conductor was~faced~hy two more~women,-each  of whom carried an infant. "Outside gnly,  ma'am," he said, sternly, as he held out a detaining arm; "the incubator's full!"  *T do not believe that the people generally  have, as yet, a full appreciation of the difficulties  ahead of them, especially in the immediate absorption of thousands of returned men into civil  life. But these difficulties can be.overcome if our  authorities ,'do their bit' in the way of further  development, and in the case of- British Columbia there is ample scope for increasing our output in many directions. If reports are true, it  appears that, in addition to our own men, thcrc  will come to this coast, owing to its climatic advantages, many men from the Eastern Provinces,  and this will also entail much serious consideration of tlie matter. Morc intense development of  the natural resources of British'Columbia is thc  only course to pursue."���������������������������Arthur Sullivan, in Victoria Colonist.  sufescrflse for  The Commoner  now while the  swfrscriWngisgcra^  Time was, not far back, when the boodler was  called a statesman or, at worst, a shrewd politician. It is lo the great advantage of this country  that he is now known by his right name.  If you are a girl and seriously consider marriage, do not throw yourself at a man. If you  cannot win him in the decently underhanded  way, try another man. >  Winter Cream  The success or failure of a.Creamery depends  largely on the amount3of Winter Cream that can be  secured.  We have made a success of the Creamery during the Summer and if we can, this coming winter,  keep up thc output success is assured.  Our Directors appeal to you as a patron to  take acl vantage of thc high" prices "which must be paid  for butterfat during the coming winter. Make preparations now for winter cream.  Our Directors also appeal to thc small producer to continue patronage even though the amount  be small. A large number of small producers can  help out the output to a wonderful extent. V  "CARRY   ON"  Northern Okanagan Creamery Ass'n. OKANAGAN COMMONER  THURSDAY, JANUARY 23, 1919  Near  Propoitious are accurate, distance has the right serspec-  tive to J normal eyes. We receive and correct defective  ^ vision. Whatever your eye  difficulties, consult   us.  A    Thorough     Examination  Painstaking careful attention  prompt, courteous service  accorded every customer.  Why put it off? Call here today.  J C. Adams  The Quality Jeweler  Armstrong  CLASSIFIED ADVTS.  Qcn word   first insertion; lea word  thereafter.    2i>c minimum  PIANO FOR SALE ���������������������������Practically  new; splendid tone. Box B,  Commoner   oflice,   Armslrong. 75  FOR SALE���������������������������Small stack second  cutting- No. 1 alfalfa. ������������������ Two ton  oat sheaves. H. A. Allison,  Armstrong'.  FOR SALE���������������������������Pure-bred Jcrscv cow,  fresh, Feb. 20lh. Mrs. E. Kirkup,  Armstrong.   ' 77-tf  STRAYED ��������������������������� Onto my premises;'  Red Polled yearling heifer; ear  marked and branded. If not  claimed within 30 days will be  sold  to defray expenses.  LET THERE BE LIGHT  77-4     .     WM.  McLEOD,  Armstrong  WANTED���������������������������At-   once:    good    housekeeper   I'or   family   of   four.     No  small  children.    Apply, Box. 318,  Revelstoke. 77-3  FOR SALE OR TRADE���������������������������-Cedar  Posts, cordwood. rickwood or  poles, in-birch, tarn rack or fir:  green or can cut fir from dry  standing lops any length you  ���������������������������want-it.-' 1 want chickens, ducks,  rabbits, .pigs, calves; furniture  'or anything useful on a farm.  Keep me busy. J. Gardner, En-  d erby.  77-4  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 Si,150.  Will sell for $800 cash. H., Walker  Press Knderby.  FOR SALE���������������������������Six-room and top-  ground cellar brick cottage in  rear of Walker Press. Lot 50 x  150. Assessed value, S1.250. Will  sell for $850 cash. All in go.od  condition. Apply H., Walker  Press.  Enderby.  STRAYED  From mv place in Novefinber;  a solid black heifer; no brand. Information   gladly   received.  A. L. GLEN, Enderby  _<<L>  APPEARANCE  counts   a. whole lot in a car,  OUR GARAGE  ever allows a machine to go not  ���������������������������until it has been thoroughly gone  over and almost looks like new  when    leaving.  Our service is A. No. ] and if  you are looking for a garage  where you desire careful attention  to your car. ours is the   place.  Kanagan Garage  Phone 7? Armstrong-, B.C.  It Means Dollars in the Pockets  of Poultry Men who Have  Winter Layers.  fc#  . sr  X rs  Whether any poultryman desires to try it or not, it pays to  light thc chicken house. If the  experience of the Dominion  poultry farm.is an example of  what may be done by others, it  is worth trying as a purely business proposition. The poultry  division of the Experimental  Farms have tested it for two  seasons, during the winter of  1916-17 with two pens (40 birds  in all) of Barred Rock pullets,  and during last winter wilh two  pens of JRock pullets and two  pens of Leghorn pullets, (40  birds of each breed.)  In each light pen of twenty  birds two tungsten 40-watt  lamps were'--used. Thcy were  turned on at 6 a.m. and left till  daylight, then turned, on again  in the afternoon before dusk  and left till 0 p. m. This was  started in November- when thc  days became short and continued until the middle of  March when light was unnecessary. In thc 1910-17 test thc  light pen laid 1106 eggs wilh a  total, value of $54.93. Thc cost  of feed was $22.53, thc cost of  light $2.40, total cost of $24.73.  This gave a.balance over cost  of feed and light of $30.20 or a  cost per dozen eggs of 26.8 cents  Thc dark pen laid 636 eggs  wilh a total value of $29.46;  cost of feed was $21.09. This  gave a ablancc over cost of feed  of $8.37. The cost per dozen  eggs was 39.8 cents.  In   1917-18,   the   yields   were  not high in either case, and the  total difference in egg yield in  the 6 months was by no means  large, but the forty birds with  light gave a better revenue than  thc  forty   without   light.    This  difference was made up in  thc  time   that  eggs  were  received  ���������������������������those with thc light gave their  heaviest yields in December and  January,    while    by    far    thc  heaviest*months  for.   the  Leg-  ' horns without light were March  and April and for Rocks January  and   February.     The   total  figures from the twro pens with  thc light were: Number of eggs,  2,470,'   value   $136.32;   cost  of  feed, $55.48:xost of light, $3.20;  balance, $77.64, or a cost of 28.5  cents per dozen.  Those without light laid 2242  eggs; value, $118.90; cost of  feed, $60.01; balance $58.94; a  cost of 32.1 cents per dozen.  For both years, the light pens  laid 2476 eggs, at a market  value of $191,25. The feed and  light cost $83.41, leaving a balance og $107.84, or a cost per  dozen of 28.7 cents.  Thc dark pens laid 2878 eggs,  worth $148.36. The cost of feed  was $81.10_ and. Uic_cpst.of_.onc  Annual Meeting Zion Church  Only between 30 and 40 members and adherents of the Presbyterian congregation were in  attendance last Wednesday evening at their annual meeting.  Rev. W. Stott presided and R.  Arnott was elected as secretary.  The report of the session  showed that for various reasons, 11 morning and 24 evening  services had been missed. Tlie  average attendance at the morn-  ing services was 96, and at the  evening 68. The membership  had been reduced from 130 to  111, although seven new members had becn received. The  decrease is due almost entirely  to removals. The number of  families had increased from 93  to 106. Eight services had bcen  held at Larkin, with an average  attendance of 22:  Regret was expressed over  thc resignation of Mrs. Gott,  who for thc pasl three ycars has  presided at tbe organ.     ������������������*  Of thc other reports, thc one  presented by thc Ladies' Aid  was most interesting in that it  chronicled thc wiping out of the  old note that had hung over tbe  congregation for a number of  ycars. At thc conclusion of thc  report this note was burned by  Mrs. Meade and Mrs. Gott, president and secretary of the society.  Thc   various   financial   state-  /s ���������������������������*,  ments showed that in all $2,368  was contributed, $464 of which  went lo missionary and patriotic purposes. In addition the  Women's IVIissionary Society  sent oil two bales, valued at������������������$43.  The great world war had  called for thc sacrifice of twelve  members of thc congregation,  tlie total number on thc Honor  Roll being 68.  Thc managing board was increased from 6 to 9, three ladies  being added, three instead of  two to be elected each year.  Those elected for the three period were Mrs. Gott, T. K. Smith  and H. C. Armstrong. JMrs.oJ.  Simington was elected for a  two-year period, and Mrs. JN.  Ferguson for one year.  Mrs.  A. Adair succeeds  Mrs.  Meade as president of the Ladies' Aid Society,, and Mrs. B  Inglis is followed in the presi.  >o<  >o������������������_ro<  'OOOCSC  Stock Taking Specials  Ktl  *������������������*^***^^*A0*0  GROCERY NEWS  In order to clean up some flour substitutes  we are offering them at greatly redticed  prices.  White corn flour per & -.'....... .5c,  Oat  flour .1.5c,  Oat flour ia  excellent  for pan cakes.  0  5  0  Coru meal 3 lbs............  or $1.85 for 24 lb sack.  ���������������������������������������������>'������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������*  %  ..25c.  The following plates we  clearing prices.  are offering at  5 in. rose pa t ;ru   plates....  . 75c per, doz  6iu.    "  per doz  $1.00  7 in-    "  Ci  1.35  8 in.    "         "    o      '���������������������������  <l  1,45  5 in.  Clover Leaf     ':  u  60c  Sin.  U  100  Raw Silk, very   smooth  even   weave,  excellent value, per yard ............   SSc  Same as above but not quite so fine in  texture, very durable, per   yard   ....    75c  Black sateen underskirts, heavy, quality, pleated flounce, all lengths, ea J $165  Colored mercerized underskirts, navy,  Brown, Paddy, Russian. Pearl, Saxe,  Rose, Copenhagen, pleated, flounce $2 SO  Infant's silk covered, down filled  car-    *  riage quilts in pink and white, regular'  $2.00, special   $1.65  Foreman & Armstrong  The Big Store  Can. Food Control License  No. S-22,366  Armstrong, B.C.  ><k_:  >o<  *><  o.-  ���������������������������0<������������������j<  >o<  o<  dency of the W. M. S. by Mrs.  >J. Ferguson. T. K. Smith succeeds Geo. Murray as chairman  of thc board of managers, and  Mr. Adair remains superintendent of the Sabbath school.  Armstrong Red Cross Notes  Agents for McLaughlin and Chevrolet Cars  "Breed   for  will  in  quality   tliat  produce    maximum    weight  Ibc shortest lime,'' says thc live  slock expert.  dozen was 33.8 cents. The conclusion may bc drawn that for  early winter eggs during the.  short days, the light does increase thc egg yield but later in  the season the yield is not as  heavy as with birds that have  not had thc ligl\t. The advisability of using light, therefore,  will depend upon what is  wanted. If early winter .and  high-priced eating eggs arc the  object the lights arc an advantage; if eggs during the hatching-  season ar.e desired, lights arc  a disadvantage.  The Rubber Age  In Kamloops thc other day a  man i y lhe name of Stone and  anolher named Wood met on  lhe slreel when lhe January  I haw was on. and thcy stopped  I'or-a few minutes to exchange  a few cheerful views on the  weather when a woman in a  particularly noticeable sheath  gown passed. Simultaneously  Wood turned lo Stone and  Stone turned lo Wood, then  both turned lo rubber.  w  HTJfMI  Perry   Pow}  an4   6  Nappies $5.00  Water Jug and 6 daises  $6.50  Sugar an4 Cream  $2.00  E. T. AWT  The regular monthly meeting  and afternoon lea of thc Red  Cross will bc held on Wednesday, Jan. 29th, in the rcJoms on  Okanagan street. Mrs. H.  Paynter and Mrs. While-will act  as hostesses. A special appeal  have been received from headquarters for sleeveless sweaters.  These are to bc given tp our returned tubercular patients. If  any of our knitters Would like  to turn in some; of -these thev  can get directions from lhe secretary.  i ;*���������������������������     -      ** ���������������������������*  Dissolution of Co-partnership  We, the undersigned, doing business   under  the   name  of   Skyrme  Bros., have mutually agreed to dissolve partnership.  Any claims agaist Uie co-partnership must be sent to Thos. ft.  Skyrme on or before Feb..28th- No  claims will . be recognized after  that date.  THOS. P. SKYRME,  ERNEST SKYRME.  Grindrod. R. C, Jan. 16. 19J9.  Health and Crops  "Do you think early rising is  good for your health?" asked  thc languid city visitor.  "I don't know about my  health," replied Farmer Cobbles  "but ncxt to sun, rain and fertilizer, it's the best thing thcrc  is for crops."  .   Little  capital  is   required   to ford dealer  grow a few hogs, and thc profit  Rcpairs to aI1 mnkcs ofc;m?>   Pnonc ,,  comes quickly. | ARMSTRONG, BC.  I. O. _B*.  Court Armstrong  No. 3429  Meets st and 3rd Monday eve in hall 1  Brick Block  W. HOPE, C. fl.        GEO. MUMMY. tXU. Stc  LEARY  GAR AG]  D. C 1EARY,   Proprietor  MAQAHNf*  0QDH9  ���������������������������-JWJe^a re.--_.owui n^a^positiorMo^sup-.  ply you with all the leading magazines, either single copies or by  yearly subscription.  The line of paper-cover fiction  we are carrying is the best to be  had, and includes many standard  authors such as Victor Hugo, Hall  Caine, Haggard, Dumas and others.  Big thick books, and the price  is���������������������������  20c Each, or 3 for 50c  to save  Come in an4 price our Men's an4  poy's Winter C)otbitig, Piggesf  reactions in saje now on.  &  w-m������������������j^  Men's Ww Groceries EmJirfiy, fl. c.  Canadian Food Control License No. 8-17470.  Get acquainted with Joe's cakes  Miner's  Rubbers  3 C&- 4-eye Lace  $3.00 per pair  25 p.c. off all shoes  and rubbers (cash)  H. TOMK  Canada Food Board License  No. S-9S6  GENERAI,   MERCHANTS  Gx'iixclrocl, B.O  Tlie Popular Variety  Store  CUFF ST. FNPEFBY  C. F. ].. License No. 10-9227.  LAND   REGISTRY  (Section 24)  AC  In. the' matter of tin application  for tin plicate Certificate of Title  No. -6C38A, issued to Ira Charles  Jones, covering Lots 1, 4, G and 7,  Block 2, Map 211a, 1st Addition  Town of Enderby.  Notice i.s hereby given that it is  my intention at the expiration-of.  one month from the date of the first  publication hereof, to issue a duplicate certificate of Title covering  the above lands to Ira C. Jones, unless in the meantime I shall receive  valid  objection  thereto  in writing.  Dated at the Land Registry Oflice,  Kamloops, B.C., this Oth day of December. A.D. 1918.  C. II. DUNBAR,'  District Registrar.  WE ARE OFFERING A  SPECIAL PISCOUNT      OF      10 Per Cent. Off  ON HEATING STOVES  FROM NOW TILL END.  OF JANUARY  OUR STOCK OF LOGGING  TOOLS IS THE BEST IN THE  NORTHERN OKANAGAN.  Fulton Hardware Co. Ltd  ENDERBY, B. C.  U

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