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Array ���������������������������v--  \)l  ARMSTRONG,  B. C.  ENDERBY,  B. C.  IN WHICH IS MERGED THE ENDERBY PRESS AND ARM STRONG ADVERTISE]  I  tr  I Vol. 16, No. 9; Whole Number 785.  ARMSTRONG. B.C.. THURSDAY, MARCH 20, 1919  ���������������������������        -i =  Subscription. $2.00 per vear: 5c the codv  AWAKENING TO DANGER  Armstrong  Citizens Beginning  ,   to Realize What Incursion of  Orientals    Must    Eventually  Mean  The movement now generally  accepted   as   necessary   against  the slow but sure development  ,,of thc Oriental problem in Aim-  ^ slrong does not come a moment  too soon,    lt is lhc opinion of  l^mcn who havc seen the Chinese  capture   thc  markets   in   other  districts   and   forcc   thc   white  producer  out, ,lhal m'nlcss   lhe"  ���������������������������J present movement launched, by  the Board of Trade succeeds in  , enlisting   the support  of  every  businessman and white resident  ft of. thc town and district, it will  ���������������������������mot be long until the white-, producer and commission man will  [./have to go out of business.  It isi>ointcd out that in California, for instance, that larger  towns    than    Armstrong    and  more "productive districts than  Ithe Spallumcheen have lost vir-  [. tually their whole white popula-  i' tion,  whose piaccs  have becn  (C taken-by Japs and Chinese.  At    present    the    Chinamen  here are content to simply grow  thc produce.    It lias bcen sold  [(through the regular commission  mcn.~_ This condition will,not  last' long. - Soon   the".Chinese  .'growers  will dispose of, their  produce through their own organization.    Thcy will be into  the market iiu competition with  the commission houses, wliich  now use them to force "the hand  of the wliitc 'growers." Our commission men arc beginning Jo  realize this.   They^fprsee.a. time  ���������������������������not fair^ distantV^^en-thebiv  icntal'   growers'   "organization  [Vjwill be enlagcd.in.scope until it  f, becomes seller, as ...well as grbw-  ef7 \vith a. chhfn, j!of ''wholesale  ansf retail houses in every town  ['"in Jhe' Northwest, and scattered  * about Hie proving. .,       V,  y   As  organizers   the   Chinese  cannot be heafen-V Tbey co^op-  . erate���������������������������not in words but in ������������������Jeeq,  They really work together and  fn t)\e interest.ofie^ch oilier.  ' TJie movement to gettberich  bottom land* in the vicinity of  Armstrong into the panels of re-  [' turned  soldiers,. awl allowing  tliesemcn to occupy tne market  now largely at tiie command of  Chinese sJiould bave tlie enthusiastic, support of every citizen."  flie project cannot be brought  ������������������ilioUt at once. It will tajte time.  Put.it is a splendid objective  |- for ,us_to-3vork toward���������������������������Let Jus,  not blink the fact that something must be 4on=e. If wedrift  along as we have ih the past our  growers and* shippers will wake  up some morning to find themselves at the mercy of the Chinese growers and shippers.   This  must not be.   It will not be if  our land owners and growers  co-operate in Keeping control of  the, situation.   The least inclination,  however,  to ignore  the  seriousness of the situation may  lead  to  what  men who  know  best most fear���������������������������thc ousting of  thc white grower and shipper  from control by thc Chinese.  Lct^us look at lhc olher side  of lhc situation. Supposing the  lands now in the hands of lhc  Chinese were in control of while  men. What would it mean to  Armslrong business and lhc districl? Instead of 2x4 shacks  ���������������������������with noihing about them but  two or lhree Chinese men and  piles of vegetable crates, wc  should havc white families,  wilh appropriate homes and  surroundings. We should then  havc thousands of dollars for  home expenditure, building up  of the community and adding to  the" prosperity of all. ,,  Today, while our shipments  of produce may be far in advance of earlier days, wc havc  not anything like the old-time  prosperity. Why? Because the  bulk of the produce is grown by  Chinese, and thcy do not spend  five cents to Jhe white man's  dollar. They do not adcMo the  general prosperity of the community, though their shipments  and .sales of produce may.be  much  greater  than   lhc white  growers  Wc  musl  not  lose  these facst  overcome them  sight  We must fight  of  to  ^Things that Make? Money  some money hints  by   an   Armstrong  Here arc  contributed  friend:  Siigar cured citron sold for 40  and 50 cents a pound last year.  Citron does fine near Armstrong. Who is the first to put  it on the market?   .  Horse radish sells for 40 and  50 cents a ten-ounce bottle. It  ({rows easy here. Who, is the  first to put-it on the market  from-Armstrong?  Rhubarb r grows . easily - and  plentifully here. Canned rhubarb  can be sold all. winter for /pies  and jam same as-other fruit at  a good price. Anybody sell any  here last winter,? C. P. R. hotels alone would take hundreds  of gallons. ���������������������������, -     "-'"���������������������������"   *���������������������������  Yellowdock, burdock and Oregon grape grow wild here-,and  arc worth 12c.y to 14c. a pfyind  aUleading.drugCf actories;.. How,  muclijs. exportedSfromJhisylo?  eality? 'Caff be gathered by boys?  Spallumcheen Council  'VV  ;. The following; accountsyVere  passed at the last meeting of theJ  Spallumcheen Municipal -Council 'SS, .7ss "..t . L\ v"v  School salaries ..........$720.0Q  ��������������������������� ��������������������������� t ��������������������������� ���������������������������  *������������������*������������������������������������������������������*  747.83  50.00  25.00  JQ3.62  fm  20.Q0  25.00  School accounts  W. tf ??teary  W. l% fteary:....  C.,W. tyc^ougblin  p. T. Ahhott >V-  f\..ft. perry ..������������������������������������������������������-:'���������������������������''-  IVfiss Schon  UfZ. farr ............VfOO.OO  Treasurer  .... v.;....   32.44  N. Ferguson  ? . 32.00  N. f erguson -.."...  278.00  Copeland-Chatterson   ..    54.82  W. T- Hayhurst  ......    22.9t  H, S, Best \������������������������������������*..      t'**-J  Commoner ��������������������������� .���������������������������   23.60  W. H^.Cullen .1..%.. .V.     fcOQ  GET THE RIGHT. RELIGION  A Few of the Essential Things  for Residents of* a Live Com:  munity to Remember  Pridal Shower  On Friday evening, March.7,  a number of girl friends of Miss  If ope PinkJey met her at the  Methodist parsonage and in  view of her coming marriage  shc was "greeted .with many expressions of good wishes for  her future happiness* and presented with a shower of numerous and lovely gifts. This joyful social evening is only one  indication of thc high favor in  which the bride-to-be was held I  by her girl associates in a com-|"i,"s  munity where shc has won the loyiUt>'  high esteem and just popularity  ofall.  The first essential for a vigorous national patriotism is consistent loyalty to-the" home community.  Not only the merchant but every single individual, in a community should energetically  proclaim thc "Buy-at-Homc"  slogan.  Every dollar spent at homc is  a dollar gained to thc district.  Every farmer and every artisan should bear in mind lhat  thc home merchant and home  businessman arc absolutely necessary for the development of  the town or district. '.  You cannot drain your home  community of currency without  killing it commercially and  making it an undesirable place  to live.  It is the amount of business  transacted in your locality that  regulates the value of your,  property. , ; S '  7 7-  Tlie' district that is most  strongly, intrenched with, community loyalty ,is the district  that will profit most by the. af-  ter-the-war revival. - *   ��������������������������� t--  Always- remember thai- the  farmer and the working 'man  and,jiie;office' man are - just as  dependent upon" the~ businessman as the business'man isyon  them.'VIt,.is a. strictly, mutual  game," and V should be "fairly  played. :. V ��������������������������� - //' < .���������������������������/ V  V Individual - products . are few,  Avhile/V individual-*, needs pyare  many^KeepjJhe interchangeyof  products and money .circulating  aphonic" and the :joint_amlJhe  irid^yiduaLbenefits_\vijl buifd'for  all fetter Jh-an any can know v v  '*"jSvety*,'mim.- jto1 pr#er /to be  \pyj$ fto:;"Wm������������������e|f^an4 rhi*ifaniiJLy,  Tirmst^be self-supporting... M^e  ^!^iwmi������������������lly^^pp#1  ing^byjheingloyat toiU. -=!u.  ' y^oyalty- an4 liberality nevjer  harmetl a town or a:;comm������������������nity  but lack, of those1 has-Hil|e4  many. a promising places: ... .  /(So Joryour home, dealer and  tell him that you believe in him  and bis importance to your community. , Tell him^you. are a  member of the bny:at-bome  campaign and the community  loyalty league.        :f     7  -Pay cash for ail you buy. and  buy in your home community.  f.et your commercial religion  be home loyalty ��������������������������� don't make  a=Jalse-god=of=Jbe-big-xity-der  partment store's catalog.        v  Pon't blame your boys and  girls for wanting to ieavev for  the big city when you encourage them through the false economy _ of buying your goods of,  the big city maii-order_concerns  that arc indirectly robbing your  locality of all its attractions.  Home firms are reliable firms  and stand always ready to correct an error. You have no redress when "stung" by the foreign dealer.  Keep thc community fires  burning with the fires of local  get a craze for sending away for  goods and never stop to realize  that Ihcy are at the same time  selling out a good inheritance at  home for a mess of pottage elsc-  wherc."  Get a place on the national  roll of honor by joining fhe  communoty  loyalty  league.  Interesting - Services  ENDERBY CITY COUNCn,  Initiates Movemeent to Press  upon Government Need for  Completion of Sicamous-  Okanagan Wagon Road  At   the last  meeting  cf  Thc P������������������ight Rev. Dr. Doull, thc  bishep of Kootenay diocese,  conducted lhe services of thc  Anglican ��������������������������� church on Sunday,  March ICtli. AI thc morning,  service, His Lordship instituted  and inducted thc Rev. R. Alder-  son into the parish of St. James,  Arm s I ro ii g. No twi ths ta n di n g  the difficulty of traveling over  rough roads, there was a large  number of-people present from  thc outlying'country as well as  from the town, the church being filled with a reverent cori-  gregation. -  In the. morning address, His  Lordship riiade quite clear the  scriptural idea of the church as  presented by the great apostle  St.jPaul���������������������������that it is the body of  the''Christ, the "organism of His  Life,i and endowed "with spiritual .' powers by the 'giftv of, the  Holy Ghost for the'purpose o'f-  (1)- the building-up'of thespir-  itual life bf; Christians by"-its  preaching; prayer--anill meditation; (2) God's Word, arid  specially, through its sacramental ordinances as tlie channels of  Christ's 'life tb each member of  the Bodyr *'    a   .-   "; \       ~ .71  The Euclnirist,' or Holy Com-  rjiunioii,^ lnUstVbe,'^ Jsaid^His  L������������������rdshipf^"the\ centre. ;6f Vwor-  ship%na^life.'*; ~ -"7"-'  Si For" the extension, of Christ's  influence} "iii; tihe.iwdrldl. each,  member of ^me^Bcj^^'fias'^a'"^)^!  fo fulfil) ���������������������������in}^e"^yan3eIiTOtibn;ic^'  the world?;. The church ymusji  wto/tbe \v6rid through itsfowp-'  Po^y of ^embers^'"beginning  first at Armstrong, bach- diocese,  in Caha4a. and. continuing in its  service ofn\ ayer and -faith anc|  sac^amentat life until the >yho|e  wo^ld:3becomes the Hing<|om of  God-and Wis Christ;?   ; -  In ,the evehing: the Bishop,  takJng bis text from Rev..'22r2  shb\ved how the, ethics of "Christianity symbolized by the leaves  of^ the.tree,of- life, .were necessary for the world's harmony  and peace. Whether. it were  municipal, national or Individ:  ua| health and.happiness Jo be  desired, only. the. phrisfc who  was set forth, as the tree of life,  could," supplyt^^and-maintain.  the  Enderby City Council thfe" following accounts ��������������������������� were passed  and ordcrpd paid:  Jim  Nicholas    $ 13.50  W. H. Cullin, King's  Printer          5.15  Fulton  Hardware Co.   .    14.90  Chas.  Hawkins   .......  105.00  Okanagan Sawipills, Ltd.   48.20  A.  C. Skaling        91.48  Okanagan Telephone Co. 8.30  H. Dale  ...............    11.62  A. Reeves...; :....      3.60  G. A. Rands        3.75  H. Rosoman v 34.05  Ok.  Cornmoner   .......    30.05  G. Rosoman  .V:..% ..... ~ 13.83  B. C. Anti-t.Bv Society .    21.75  carnations and maidenhair fern.  The bridesmaid wore a dress of  blue silk and carried a boquet of  pink carnations.  After hearty congratulations  a dainty buffet luncheon was  served. The bride's traveling  suit was of nigger brown serge  trimmed with military braid and  she wore a.:satin hat lo match.  Wc join in wishing Mr. and Mrs.  Noble all thc blessings afloat on  thc matrimonial sea.  Total    .........:: .$405:18  A letter was received froin G.  L." Williams, land. surveyor .in  cfnri?G of the st)eci������������������il survcv of * *~  l j. . . V*- -.������������������������������������i   'on      ���������������������������    j moist   cordials reception.,   Mrs  sub-divisions    211,    211a    and      - ���������������������������,,..,.  o^-.i. . 1 ���������������������������������������������'-.'-Y-   b-    '   e  ���������������������������     - i Higgins accompanied him in ms  211b,-stating location of special      *"? . \    ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������-���������������������������  .    -A Good Time at' Hullcar  Thc Hullcar community  turned out in full strength on  Tuesday''evening lo the monthly  gathering in thc Hall.  Mr. D. J. Welsh of Enderby  lectured with great acceptance  on "the subject of Bolshevism.  His presentation of the movement in its origin, methods and  dangers,, was clear,.concise and  comprehensive.'--      .  .Mr. Higgins, who has recently  come , into " tliis ��������������������������� district, made  his first appearance on the Hull-  car platform and was given a  survey monuments, and intimating that the date of his return  to Enderby was' as yet -unsettled  butT would . depend yon   cphdi-  .tions.-   . /7s y<//x r   '    -.  Aid.; Coltart  cidled  attention  to the lipecssity for the installation, of aii-electric-light,yihv tlie  shed recently'erected for the accommodation of farmers', teanis  bv the- city.V$Oie, Council^ con-  currecL _m? this ^suggestion, _an d  it,:-^Sifefen^f.il^^r>Adaihs?_  cldmnan,.:bf7itheVsfr.eet;lligli^  committeerjo'aivange^oj^aame;  solo:  Miss Taylor =gave .two niost  amusing recitations in which  she; revealed real dramatic abil- .,  ity...,;..  ���������������������������j,'Mrs.' Kennyyand  Mrs:  Pyott  were at their-best in their songs:  .^  They "and   Messrs'.". Smith, and    -  Gorliaiii;arc always - thoroughly ' '  appreciated.. .To tlieni -the "peo- ��������������������������� V  pie of Hulictir are .greatly 'in-yV  debted for their^gerierbus: help.,VC  inJhese'entertaniinents.V 7' s.S ,S , '..  .*' VMr/. kenneth'-Matheson, ypfesi-y'.Ji'i  <Ai. ftl  -^S-iA  '-rcmn  ' -F.~-'UASA  '      -   ,. "V. "1''I  -which"how existed,*- owing .toJhe  provision;[b^tfeejHpjyinciiiltgoy-*  ermn.ent of, a|^pecial'���������������������������apprdpr^q-  tion. for- rwj^TwbrJc.^h^w^owl  the, fjoyince* for\ ge.tMng/flic re-  maiiiihg linbs of the frunH road  ^between?Jtbe -Qjcanagan Waliey  and Revelsto|ce (constructed, so  highway into.use for trafftce. .  ' It was decided to get outa petition and forward copi^sy to  rlevelstc������������������|ceV ^aiakwa, Crajfgel-  lacbie, So|s^ua, y Sicamous,  ]*|ara, Grindr<^. Three Valley  and Armstrong, to asjc me peo  ��������������������������� ^4V i--      . -.i        ^v-l  J ,- Si-,'. SZ^&������������������\  ^ ���������������������������< r'-jSii'..  .... - t,������������������r  at that-time Jr>'ing to handle tlje  main r part; of -. the \wor|c; of." tbe  PaHs? conference, and had become submerged under- a mass t  of fciai}:} Mter^tlj^ worHJo^  done/ wasidiyide^^among ^committees: .Sir Rpbjert was; placed'  in .tfie 'chair: of the committee  tovdetermmewhat should be the  futurev houndaries' of. *; Greece.  "���������������������������-Vl  .in  -'.',f ���������������������������'iJi,  %i  h-<.\ m  Tliis is one ofy the, complicated  pie there to>ign at once and re-i and eontVoversjah matters to be  tprnrpetitipn to phaefby for --"'--*    ������������������-������������������ *������������������- ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������j**- -������������������*  transmission Jo Victoria'^  It was moved by Aid. Coltart,  settled. .. Put the "comimtte got  right down to business, heard  all the conflicting chums; and: it  and secondedby Aid- Purnham, is now said that the report ^ill  The following -telegram of  congratulation has been sent by  the Dover and East Kent Scottish -Society to Field-Marshal  Sir Douglas Haig:  Welcome frac Flanders!  We ken while we cheer  If yc hadna been there  We wadna be here.  If you haven't tried Joe's bak  ihg you've missed a good thing.  Serve your home community,  "Hc who serves best profits  most."  Keep your cash at homc and it towns. Mess  will continue to work for you. jand Herbert  Send it away to the big city and pointed a committee to attend  it will work for the big city to thc convention to be held a I  your disadvantage. j Vernon on April 10th to affect  Here is what onc home pal- final organization of the dislrict.  Meanwhile penitence, j ustice,  mercy and. brotherhood were  essential, though perliminary,  in achieving order amongst and  between all classes and nationalities.  The visit of the Bishop was  highly appreciated Jjy the parish, he being thc guest of Mr.  and Mrs. White of the Bank of  Montreal.  V. M. C. A. Organized  At a meeting held in thc  Methodist church Sunday evening, when lhc objects cf the  County Work Department were  explained, it was decided to organize a branch at Enderby to  |co-operate with olher Okanagan  s Harlry, Skaling  Teccc   were   ap-  "That the thanks of tliis Coun  cil he tendered to tlie OJcanagan  SaA^miilsT^^td^rtor^Jheir^lcind^  and generous action in supplying free of charge the lumber  for the construction of the shed  recently erected by tlie City for  the accommodation of farmer's  teams."    Carried unanimously.  Binkley-Noble Nuptials  be among the first fo be" presented. The Roman jojve about  the^Greclv^kalencls^will-th-Us^be^  eliminated from Jhe discussion.  Thus Sir Robert has supplied  both precept and-exaniple, and  is clearing the way for an early  visit to Canada. ��������������������������� Vancouver  Province.   :������������������������������������������������������   ��������������������������� /  riot said recently to thc writer:  I never allow any of those big.  A  similar  mccling was  held  at Armstrong on Tuesday night.  bulky mail-order catalogs in my j    Proposition was adopted ancl  homc.    I figure thcy do harm a committee appointed:    J. W.  ny locality where they arc A. Jones, F. Sugdcn, F. Fowler  A quiet wedding was solemnized at thc home of Mr. and Mrs.  J. W. Binkley, Wood avenue, on  Wednesday, March 12th, a I two  p.m., when their only daughter,  Flossie Hope, was united in the  bonds of matrimony to Mr. Milton Stanley Noble, son of Mr.  and Mrs. A.J. Noble, Armstrong.  Thc ceremony was performed  by Rev. J. Wesley Miller  bride  belle  while the groom was supported  by Mr. Stanley Cary.  Thc bride entered thc draw-  Pole Contractor.  F. J.  Mr.  and Mrs.  f?.  J.   Rosslcy  and    family    of    six    children  moved   to  Enderby from   Sol-  scfiia lasl week and arc now occupying  the  Hughes  residence  on Regent street^   Twr.  liosslcy  is  associated  wilh   Mr.   W.   A.  Foots, of Revelstoke, in the pole  and fence post business.    He is  an  old resident of the Solsqua  Thc | Valley, going lhere 27 ycars ago.  was attended by-Miss-Isa-jHc is in the market for 40,000  Noble, sister bf the groom; poles and 200 carloads of fence  pests. Money will be paid for  thc posts and poles "on thc-cars  a I Enderbv.  njg  room   leaning on   thc  arm  m  accepted  ahd studied.     People   and J. E. Britton.  of her father, and was attired in  a diress of white crepe dc chine,  trimmed wilh satin and silk  fringe, and;,w;ore thc customary  veil and orange blossoms. Shc  carried a boquet of wliite rose,  MK*  To aid in teaching languages  a French phonograph displays  printed words and phrases as  lhcir sounds arc reproduced b3r  records.  Moir's chocolp.ies at Joe's-  \  b OKANAGAN   COMMONER  THURSDAY, MARCH 20, 1919  c  0  D  I  >o<  >o<  __>0<=^-0<  Can  Food Board  License  Maple Syrup.psr bot.. . SHc  Campbell's soups, per can ..  20c  Scout Sardines, per can lSc  Pare Honey, per glass .4-5c  Fresh ground coffee (The  Best) per lb...........SOc  M  Bulk Tea, per lb.......'   X     ........... SOc and 70c  I ~~  !  ���������������������������w  I  Sj   i Phillips & Whitehouse  c  8  -I - | BRIEF SUMMARY OF WHAT IS  BEING DONE BY UNITED FARMERS  SEEDS - SEEDSO  SEEDS  In Bulk and  Packets  Phone 48  *=>0������������������=>0<=  Armstrong  MADE IN  ARMSTRONG  Ladies' Suits  Men's Suits  Clothes Cleaned, Pressed  Altered  and Repaired  In the annual report of the Central Board of  Directors, made through the President, Mr. Geo.  Clark, there is given some idea of the work being  undertaken-by the United Farmers of British Columbia.   In part the report reads:  "Very good success has ben attained and we  havc a large increase in membership. Many new  c locals havc been formed -and progress has been  satisfactory. During part of the summer our  directors, after discussing the matter, decided to  employ Mr. ' Woodbridgc for a term to start cooperation and make an endeavor to organize  somc of the newer districts. This has just begun  to bear fruit nowV Also an effort was made to  establish co-operative associations for trading  purposes. A number of these have been started  and arc making favorable progress at the present  lime.  "Thc resolutions that were passed al the last  convention were forwarded to thc respective governments, lo lhc members of thc different departments of lhe Provincial Government, and lo  thc members for Brilish Columbia in lhe Do-  minion government. They alf received copies of  lhc resolutions and acknowledged them, and promised their liberal support. However, as yet wc  have had no favorable results from them  i  o  communication throughout the Province. We  were shut off on that question owing to the lack  of finances. We were told it was no use talking  unless there was money to talk-with, that nothing  could be bought if there was nothing** to buy it  with. VNothing" has been done with this resolution.  "The next resolution was with reference to the  government providing sufficient money* "to prevent the destruction by Hoods in the agricultural  districts. The matter was taken up some time  last winter when tlie destructive floods had done  considerable damage. Nothing was done. The  Department did not realize that it is the duty of  the government 16 protect their lands to a certain  extent. If thcy have no'money to do anything  further, to at least try to protect their own government property. It required a considerable sum  to replace thc damage done by the floods last winter.  "Next resolution was the stumping powder  question. We had hopes al the beginning of the  year that something was going to be accomplished in this line. Mr. Oliver informed us lhat  hc had a scheme on hand whereby a small powder manufacturing plant could bc equipped for a  small amount of money to manufacture stump-  Make your garden a source of pride and profit  this year by sowing seeds of tested quality. <���������������������������  Healthy, productive plants will not grow from  poor, undersized seeds. Rennie's are selected  seeds, which have been tested for germination  before being offered for sale.  for Planting up to April 16th  FLOWER 8EEC8  ALEX. ADAIR  'tn all  countries.  Ask  for  our  IXVEN-  TOB'S ADVISER,which will be-sent free.  MARIOS & 5LYJRION.  PIANO TUNING & REPAIRING  CHARLES QUl^N  ���������������������������ofiKelowria, will be in Armstrong- and Enderby districts  every-three'montlis.  "No doubt, owing lo lhc war r  business along lines not relating to the,, winning  cf the war was left on one side, therefore our  problems havc becn sidetracked by the Dominion Government. Wc shall persevere, however,  and no doubt, in time, wc shall \vin out.  "Thc resolutions to thc Provincial Government  met wilh little better success. Our resolution  commillec spent considerable time in- impressing  on lhc members pf government- our various  needs. Probably I had better deal with these resolutions in the order thcy were sent up. llie  resolution urging on the government and municipalities lhe necessity of doing road work so it  cstrictions   all InS powder where needed.   He also informed us  lhat his son, who'is a chemist, was working on  somc formula for a cheap manufacture of powder, and that hc hoped to be able to announce  something along that line very shortly.* Wc havc  kept  at   that  question   stcadify  throughout   the  year, and nothing further has been heard of this  idea, and IJJ think as far as the government is concerned, thcy havc dropped that part of it.    Mr.  Barrow is fully alive to thc fact that cheap stumping powder is required. Nothing further lias been  done in that line.    Through, thc Institutes you  can order powder and gel it a little cheaper.  "Wc  hope  lo  accomplish   thc  erection   cf  a  slumping powder factory without lhc aid of lhc  The  VEGETABLES  Brussels   Sprouts���������������������������Amager  Market  Cabbage���������������������������Rennie's First Crop  " Renr.ie's XJXX Autuniu���������������������������  Winter Druaihead  Onion���������������������������P.cnnic's Peleclcl  Yellow Globe Danvers (lJii-  vate Stock)  Cauliflower���������������������������Rennie's Danish Drouth-Resisting  Celery���������������������������Paris Golden Yellow,  Extra Select  Tomato���������������������������Bonny Hest (Original).- Rennie's Improved  Beefsteak ���������������������������*���������������������������->,  will not interfere with  farming operations, our , .  request was acceeded to as far. as thcy could ^'ernment, through lhc United Farmers  make lhc necessary arrangements.    Instructions ?"** ors havc Sonc cv��������������������������� "������������������^r Hum that, gone  . _ -I.,,:., mto the proposition so iar as to get ah estimate of  were sent to thc dislrict engineers to lay their j.. ....... ������������������ , , -    .  i v    i      T,r   , .i   .the cost of pulling up a powder plant.   We have  plans accordingly.   Wc have everv assurance that ���������������������������.-        ��������������������������� '        . ������������������    '      '. i������������������<-������������������".  .y^u.tM.  A ���������������������������        n i      i rri ,       " \  ,.' i i here the estimate ol putting up a powder plant  tins will bc done,    ihe next resolution re royal , ,      ,. ,.    .    .       ?���������������������������X , i-������������������������������������*������������������i  commission cn taxation: There was considerable CU?abl������������������ ������������������* 1������������������a������������������"Jilct������������������V111?1100 boxe. ������������������^P���������������������������dcr  time spent on that. Wc employed a good live'" da>\ ,l\ "]*? !f, ^usable to consider, whether  man and kept him right there cn the job with ^ would be tcasible tojnit up a plant of our owti,  It was fruitless, t     own our own Pls>nt-   l think it would be, thai  lhe government fori sonic time  Welcrc lold by the head of the government thut,s"ch'V���������������������������^*?" woi,ld bc J"st as P������������������Htacliyc  SPIRILLA CORSETS  BRASSIERES, ETC  Made to order. Flexible and  unbreakable. Every p air guaranteed.  ' EDITH TURNER  Corsetiere  Armstrong ������������������. C.  SECRET SOCIETIES  U.SPEERS  W.M.  A.p. & A.M-  Endei'by Lodtre No. 40  Regular meetings first  Thursday on or after the  full moon al 8 p. m. in Masonic Hall. Visiting  brethren cordially  invited  C. H. REEVES   Secretary  ENDERBY   LODGE  No. 35, K. of P.  Meets every Monday evening  in Masonic Hall.   Visitors cordially invited to attend.  CHAS. HA WINS, C. C.  H. M. WALKER, K. R. S  R. J. COLTART. M.F.  =PR0FESSI0N-A-������������������r  J^C. SKALING, B. A.  Barrister, Solicitor,  Notary Public.  INSURANCE  .Bell Blk.  Enderby, B.C.  E. O. WOOD, B. C l>. S.  Armstrong and Salmon Arm  Subdivisions. Mineral  Claims, Timber Limits, Pre-empt ior.s, Drainage,  Irrigation and Road Surveys, Maps  und plans.  Shone <)2 Salmon Arm, B.C.  YEARS AGO people used tc  ���������������������������matte tScm.-.elvea heard by  ���������������������������homing from tho house top*.  It you tried that to-day ycyu  would probably have to Appear  before a Commission in insbnity.  NOW-A-DAYS the basJneot  max* uses our Wtnt Ads.  wc would Iiavc to suffer our burden, that wc had  run into debt and it was up to us to pay the piper.  Thc next resolution referred to thc Oriental cfiies-  tion. , Wc could not get a hearing on tliat question at all. The Premier refused to talk on the  Oriental problem at all. He. said it was like  striking a match to gunpowder.. The next resolution ,referred to the amendment to the Water  Act. I think a small section was amended-. Next  was with reference to the gopher pest. We re-  ccicved no reply as yet from the Pepartment of  Agriculture as to what had been done iri1 that line.  Our suggestions "were put forth and were promised consideration. ,        --  "The next resolution-referred to the Municipal  School System of thc Province, regarding thc difficulty of'the trustees to secure money to keep thc  finances of thc distinct going. The old system has  been changed, I understand, and the different  school boards havc their money paid over quarterly, so that at the end of each quarter the school  beard will get its quarterly allowance whether  the tax has been paid or not. This has been acted  upon. Next was thc resolution with reference to  the=pi-oduGtion-oWpodstuffsrsced=Avheat-and-oatsv-  This matter was taken up with thc Pepartment  and 1 believe seed grain is distributed' through  thc medium of thc Farmers' Institutes. This system was very unsatisfactory to the Government.  Thc Government did not get their money out of it  as fast as they expected, perhaps thcy had not  got it at all at that time. Jt was acted upon. Next  is lhat resolution with reference to the district  representative syslcm. This resolution was taken  up nnd took considerable of our time. The committee met thc members of thc Pepartment. At  lhat time John Olivcn was Minister of Agriculture. We look thc question up with him, and on  thc turning over of the office to Hon. E. P. Par-  row', wc had to go all over the work again. However, we have impressed upon Mr. Barrow our  particular system. He has announced that he is  putting it into force. Hc claims that at present  it is most difficult to get men suitable for district  representatives. No doubt, when our soldiers return, he will be able to get some of the efficient  men who were'in the Department before the war  who might he suitable for that work. We can  then look-for. speedy action.      V  "Ncxt resolution :was the Rural Fence Act. On  this matterr we have no satisfactory report to  make. It *was taken up first with Mr. Oliver and  later with Mr. Barrow, but nothing definite has  been arrived atJ The Way it stands, the government wishes the farmers to draw up a standard  which lhcy consider satisfactory, and submit it  to thc govrnment.  "The next with reference to getting telephone  cf good results to us as any other powder company. ���������������������������-���������������������������.-"-''    ' ���������������������������-   _��������������������������� -- -  y  I "The matter of taxation came up again this  'year. Resolutions came in to the Central. Roard  objecting to the way in which thc government  was making the new assessment. They simply  employed the old assessors who re-asscsscd their-  own work that had been cfonc the. year before.  The result was that these men did not feel lijte  coming down in their own prices, and taxation  rates were slightly higher. We hrought this to  the attention of the finance pepartment and a  new assessor was appointed, ft is just recently  that we got our taxaion papers only to Unci that  taxes and assessments arc really higher than they  were before. We have either got to fmd some  way of get ting-our assessments reduced or grin  and bear il."  AN Qjpjs TO THE TPWHQN0  What came to pencfit mankind  So that some respite they could And  Xi^m^yaiting==hancUto^e.vcry^nund?-  '        The telephone.  What makes it possible to get  An answer soon and so not fret  With wondering how things will lie met?  The telephone.  What makes it possible to plan  And make arrangements in a span  Of time almost too short to scan?  The  telephone.  What helps wilh servants to dispense?  And saves us many cents or pence?  And in our homes shed radiance?  The telephone.    *"  What helps the business man to work  At .fobs'he:.*otherwise might shirk?  Because'delay might in them lurk?  The  telephone.  Then let us always bear in mind  However hard our path wc find  There's one thing that to us is kind���������������������������  The  telephone.  '   " M.F.-S  That the people get as good government as  they deserve has been regarded as an axiom. It  is not. The truth is: The people get as bad government as they permit.  New   Giant    Astermunv���������������������������  Mixed Colors  Ronnie's XXX Giant Comat  Asters���������������������������Mixrd  Early Blooming Cosmos-  Mixed  Ronnie's XXX Exhibition  Mixture Pansy  Rennie's XXX Prize Ruffled Ginnt Single Petunia  ���������������������������Mixture '  Ronnie'sXXX Largo Flowering Globe Stocks-  Mixture  Rennie's XXX Mammoth  Verbena��������������������������� Mixture  Giant Zinnia���������������������������Mixed  The Rennie" Catalogue contains an extensive variety of vegetables and flowers, together with many helpful hints  on gardening If you hsve not already received n copy send %xm  your came at once.  Make your selection* (rom the Rennie C-.h.ln^ue and have  your nearest dealer fill your needs.    Should he be unable to  , fill your order completely, write us direct.  COMPANY  OffltEDi  --1        872    GRANVILLE ST.    ,  VANCOUVER    B.C. '  ALSO   AT   "WINNIPEG   TORONTO   MONTREAL*  THE       F|  WILLIAM K.  Commoner Want Ads  &-'  j-<<<%<^%<l*^l*W<  Cut  ions  The Paper Controller*;of Canada"  has given notice that a. strict: reg"-,  ulation is about to he issued by:tbe_:  pominion Government to the effect  ,tha^-   .'/_   '��������������������������� -'"'���������������������������_ '*���������������������������  Publishers of newspapers musts  cease   sending   their newspa; *  pen    to    subscribers    three  months in,arrears unless *������������������������������������-..  scriptions   are, definitely   re?���������������������������'-  ~ newed , and." all arrears  faliy ,  poicf. ^  The reason for this regulation of  the paper Controller is that it Is the  practice of some publishers. fo senij  thier . newspaper. until or<Jere4  stopped, <ro4 this practice frequently means a failure to collect  anything for subscriptions in arrears, in which case there is a virtual Waste of paper. .Jt is-t,o prevent paper waste that the new regr  elation has heen cjecitjecl on..  " The manufacture of paper consumes lahor, wooth coal, chemicals  an4 transportation facilities, an<l  ���������������������������every \on of paper saved) means  just so much more labor, raw materials, chemicals, fuel ana* transportation available for urgent war  nee4s. Jfor these reasons the Government Insists that paper shall he  save4, a������������������4 proposes that only those  who pay for their publications  shall rtoeive them.    ^  This orcler will leave tht newspaper publishers no choice in the  matter. Wj must therefore iusht  upon all subscriptions to the Com-  mon'sb being paid tsp.  We are cleaning up our subscription   list  this  week  anc|  will  bK  forced to sen4 final notice to al  subscriptions in arrears.  AH subscribers must pay up.  Those in arrears will have the  Commoneb discontinued. . We have  no option in the matter. The Post-  office Pepartment will i.efutse to  deliver newspapers where the subscription 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 tb������������������ '^rn-er Controller if we  are to continue. ��������������������������� .  Look up your expiry date and  govern yourself accordingly.'  \_-\_4\_4\_4\_4\4\4\_4U\_4l_{\44\ THURSDAY, MARCH 20, 1919
Legislative  Loquacity
IP,- -
I*- .-.
Talk! More talk! Always talk! So, succinctly,
may .the-'proceedings of the legislature now sitting in the Parliament House at Victoria be de-
If the views, presented in thc daily newspapers
arc not false in perspective, the business being
carried through is infinitesimal, while the verbiage let loose in carrying it through is out of all
proportion to its value.
A month has elapsed since the session opened.
A month of priceless time, in view of thc circumstances of ihe moment; and���������yet the main use to
which this time has bcen put is to discuss dead
issues, and to engage in personal wranglings that
are neither dignified, informing, nor useful.
One would think, when considering how certain
representatives conduct themselves, that the main
object for which members arc sent into thc House
is to create trouble by upsetting the government
macliinc whenever and wherever possible. A
limited number of representatives seem to make
this their day's work; while the main body of the
legislature sit around careless as to what is going on. -    ���������
Of thc forty-six members of thc legislature
considerably morc than one-half seem to have
nothing to say on any subject whatever; while of
the remainder! only the small number seem genuinely anxious to press forward legislation for
thc general good. The others have plenty to say,
but thcy lack taJl sense of proportion." Petty questions of departmental detail are discussed as if
thc existence of the Province was at stake; while
vital economic questions involving the whole future outlook are left severely alone.
' Tlie need of a new spirit and a new party in
provincial affairs is becoming every day increasingly felt. The old parties have got into ruts, and
there is no crowbar big enough to piy them out.
We need new men, new; ideas, aiid a fresh conception of the place and power of thc legislature
in thc life of thc people.. Unless a very 'different
spirit can bc evoked from what is now evident,
arid somc serious attempt to tackle thc problems
confronting us is made, there is going to be
trouble in thc near future."
With thousands of returning soldiers pouring
into thc Province every month���������not merely former residents, but newcomers���������there is bound to
be a big unemployment problem to deal with bc-
for the winter is on. To settle it will bc no child's
play, and no mere" tinkering at it with the help'of
borrowed money is, going, to save the~ situation.
-^ It "will require constructive ideas ot\a high or-"
der. Videos .that, will Hake into accounts andythat'
will scek\to bring to "effective;use, a much larger
portion of the natural resourcesthan is, how being
utilized/ If this should involve interests-.that are
how bound up with-the natural yresources, then
these-in tercsts must go; 'For too Jong have those
interests-stood between progress and the people,
of Pritish Columbia.   v -" -    f
Tbe New "Soldier J������arty" is working hard, but
it is too few in numbers yet to undertake a\\ that
is needing to be done. - Nevertheless, tbe hopes
of tbe future are 'witb ik- and it is certain tbat
yvvben tbe day comes���������and may come sooner than
many expect���������it is to that party the-people will
turn for inspiration and1 guidance in the necessary
work of reform.���������J3. C. Veterans' Wee|c|y.
Tremendous Credits Given
"Tbe exercise of thrift by Canadians is' as necessary to the restoration 'of.the normal life of
Canada���������a country undamaged by the ^var���������as
it is for the people of devastated France and Pel-' l������r no pleasures.
It is the condition on which financial and
industrial recovery is based. So stated .a, member
of the National War Savings Committee, British
Columbia Division.
"The nations, spent'by* the tremendous-expenditures of thc war, arc looking about for tlie way in
which tliC3r can most quickly and easily recover
their normal life. Therefore, Canada today is
endeavoring to teach licr people the gospel of
thrift. What is morc, through the War Savings
plan���������through War Savings and Thrift Stamps���������
shc is making saving easy. -     n
"Canada will get orders in Europe in proportion as shc is willing' and able to grant foreign
credits. Enropcan nations want many things that
Canada produces; but, though financially sound,
they must have credits, which means that if Canada is lo trade with them shc must sell on time.
If she does not do so, this trade will go lo other
"Thc Dominion government has offered a $50,-
000,000 credit to Britain for lumber; a credit of
$25,000,000 has been arranged for France to
finance manufabturcd and agricultural exports;
while another $25,000,000 credit has been arranged to finance othcr exports to Roumania.
"The War Savings plan will enable thc government to furnish these credits if the Canadian people place their savings at its service. The morc
War Savings and Thrift Stamps people buy the
morc money will then be available for credits,
thc morc trade will come to Canada and thc more
employment there will be. Besides, War Savings
Stamps are an" excellent investment, paying 4-V������
per cent,compounded half-yearly.
The Other Fellow's Problem
J. Ogden Armour, in Leslie's Weekly, sajrs: -
"The greatest need wc face today is that of understanding. Wc havc had too much talk about
'masses' and 'classes' and too little recognition of
, 33. The quorum necessary for the transaction
the truth that in thc main all men are very much
alike by thc desire to-live and to get the joys that
life should hc ,madc to provide. .Some succeed
better than others, but that is merely a^prank.of
Mother Nature. Shc makes no two things exactly
alike and yet she sees to it that thc"nian with the
hoe is little different from the man of Wealth. If
we but had a better appreciation bf the other
fellow's problems, it would make for - greater
contentment and greater progress. The time is
at hand when Capital must give'more thought-to
the workers' probems and" the workers must be
informed as- to th problems of business arid industry. That -we. are-making-progress;toward
tliat .better^understandling "is jny-foiidf hope "-V.: t.
: The estimated wheat .production iri 1917 -in
Manitoba "was ^1,039,700^ from 12,448,860/ acres,
as shown by 1917 agricultural statistics, compiled,
by the.pominio'ri!3ureau of Statistics/ /:
For Sale"!
Three Jcrs'cv Cows, onc 5-vear
old. due March Gth;-one
I 9
o-vear-  (\
..     3-vear-   I
old, due April 14th; onc 2-year- x
old, due  May  3rd.    Also  farm jl
and implements for sale.   Team c
of horses and implements will [j
go wilh the farm. j c
I Js
Cows will be sold with farm ��������� [j
or individually.
More Profit to the
JOHN MILLER, Sr.     Enderby
Notice of Executor
thc   matter   of    the    Eslnfe
Robert Edward, Harkins,
all persons having claims upon the
estate of the late Robert JEdward
Harkins, who died on the 26th day i
of August, A.D. 1918, are required
to send to A. C. Skaling, solicitor
for the executor, George Stanley
Hart, on or before the 1st day of
March, A.D. 1919, a full statement
of their claims, and of-any security
held by them, duly verified by'affidavit, and that after that date the
executor ^will proceed to distribute
the assets of the Deceased,among
the-parties entitled thereto,-having
regard only _* for the claims that
have been duly filed with him; and
all debts due to the said "Deceased
are to be paid to the undersigned.
Dated at Enderby, B.C., this 28th
day of January, A.D. 1919.
Solicitor for the Executor.-
ACREAGE   FOR   SALE���������I   have   a
. fraction less than two acr������s level
land, fenced and- in one piece, on
. river; now'in orchard and alfalfa; few minutes walk from post-
office. " Assessed value" 61,150.
Will sell for $800 cash. H., Walker
.   Press Enderby.'   "
The Dominion law against the selling of
butter without the words "Dairy Butter" or
"CreamerybButter"���������as thc case may be���������printed
on the butter wrap, is a blessing in disguise lo the
average farmer.
It is the duty of every butter maker to comply with the law in this matter. Some butter
makers have only a cow or two, and make so little
butter that it does not appear to them that they
caiT afford to have, their butter wraps printed.
They do not like the idea of having 500 or 1000
butter wraps on hand. To accommodate this
class of buttermakers, we have printed up
a quantity of "Custom" Butter Wraps. Thcy are
printed with the words "Fresh Dairy Butter" but
do not bear the name of the maker. However,
these wrappers fill the requirements of the law
governing this point, and can be bought in small*
quantities at thc rate of 65c a hundred in 100 or
50 lots. DIf you do not require" butterwraps inQ
larger lots, take these wraps in lesser quantities.
500, Single Order.     -     -    $3.75
1000   "       "   -       -        4.75
When   run    with    other orders, $3.50 and  $4.50
Enderby, B.C.
Armstrong, B.C.   -
The Returning Soldier Welcome
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���������<~ -sftl
' "���������'VV~?i|
The Provincial Government of British Colum-
hia is calling for applicants,for appointments to
he made in connection with"'the esfahlishment
orjajior bureaux at Vancouver. Prince flupert,
Nanaimo, New Westminster, Nelson arid'Cran-,
brook. . v    " > '"    v.
Jplaijwuy subsidies Jo the amount of $959,583.88
were paid/, fry trie Government during the fiscal
year ended -Bfajrch 31, J|9f 7,- as shown fry the public Accounts for that period.
"A married man has many cares, but a bachc-
���������-.I*",ir .i I
Every person who in 1918 resided or ordinarily resided in Canada or
was employed in Canada or carried on business in Canada, including
corporations and joint stock companies.
\. livery unmarried person or wido.v or widower, without dependent
children under twenty-one years of agei who during calendar year
1918 received or earned $1,000 or more.
2. AH other individuals who during calendar year 1918 received or earned
$2,000 or more.
3. J������very corporation and'joint ������tock company whose profits exceeded
^3,000, during the fiscal year ended in 1918-
FORM TL Py im-WviduaU, other than farmer* ������nJS n������������*ther������.
FOffM T1A. Py farmer* and ranchers.
FORM T2. Py corporations and joint stock companies.
POJCM- T3. Py trustees, executors, administrators of estate* and assignee*.
FORM T4- Py employers to make return of tlie name* of all <J(ractor*
. officials, agents or other employees to whom wa* paid $1,000
or more in salaries, bonuses, commission or other remuneration during the calendar year I9t#f
FORM T5. Py corporations, joint stock companie*. associations an4
syndicate* to make return of all <tivi<J������n*i *n4 bonuae* paid
to shareholders and member* -during WW. /   -
Individuals comprising partnership* nnwt roe return* in their
individual capacity.
All return* row* be Rled IN PUTUCATS.
Forms may be obtained from the Inspectors and Assistant Inspectors
of Taxation md (ram the Postmasters at all leading centre*.
Returns should be filed immediately.
Postage must be prepaid on letters and other document* forwarded
by mail to Inspectors^ Taxation.
Addresses of Inspectors of Taxation for tbis District:
Assistant Inspector of Taxation;
Inspector of Taxation.
Molsoos Bank Bldg.,      /
Assistant Inspector of Taxation,
In  thc matter of the estate of Ed-
0 ward Slokes, late of the City of
^Armstrongr^ifr^the"-Prdviifce   of
Brilisli Columbia,-deceased.
NOTICE is hereby given that all
persons having any claims or demands against the iate Edward
St^'-es. who died on or about the
16th day of jpecember', 1918. at
Armstrong, iir Ihe Province of British Columbia, are required to send
by post, prepaid, or to deliver to
the undersigned administratrix of
thc estate of Ihe- said Edward
Stokes, their names and 'uldrcsses
and full particulars ,,,- writing of
tbeir claims and statements of their
accounts, and the nature of the securities, if anv, held by Ihem.
ANP TAKE-NOTICE thnt after
thc 3ts| day of March, A. P. 1919,
the undersigned will proceed to
distribute the assets of thc said deceased among the persons entitled
thererto having icgurd only to
claims of which she shall then have
had notice, and that the undersigned wi|| not he liable for, the
said assets nor any part thereof lo
any person of whose .claim she
shall nol then have recerved notice.
that all monies owing by any person or persons to the late Edward
Stokes, are to he paid to the undersigned fonvith.
Pated at Armstrong, British Columbia, this 26th day of February,
A. P. 1919.
Administratrix, Armstrong. B. C.
; from warto peace.    Let us start this;, he\V;era;right/V .' %V;v jyrVP^gSf
: vThereare thousands-of soldiers;} returning trorn oyerr ^ vv\ :/^s:/7^������E
seas^ ���������* The; Government is ^bjng :ajl in itsvppwer,vtcr .v? t"":    ''"'"2^"' ^"
gef these, m'eivt>ack to, civil life;   . %       v
'\X is giving a IVdr Service Gratuity���������-more than,' "
any other nation���������-x.6- l>eepJ the; ;sol4ier going till ,he^ -
gets a job.\-     s ^77.7'^ \,'"\":1\ V '.'.  :r /7 . \."
-._ ��������� It   gives*   him aspemion-^vh-Te :h}������ usefulness i"3* -r
impaired by his service, _ - ' .   . , '      ��������� -"" c "' -TV
Jt teaches  a man  a -new-trade   vvhen his<; Gervice-y
unfits-him for his former trade. " '        '".
*��������� *
, Jt gives him free , pie died I'
ness* recurs, ancl , supplies free
surgical appliances-;- -."'���������       '      * -    "
;Jt  is   bringing ."backr to /Canada- .at
*" ^l
" -'FAX
treatment- vvhen u"ill-;
-artificial" limbs  and;
expense the soldier's* depen dents .now over
"-The only difference between
a rut-and a grave is that one is
wider ahd deeper than the other.
���������Hugh Chalmrs. *\^$
-Cut liie "Governmcnl, how-*
ever willing, cannot' pro vice
this work oi' repatriation.
That must bc given by thc
people themselves.
The men   who ...went, from-*
these parts to fight ih glanders  closervc  a  real  welcome
home���������thc best .we can give.
I \n most towns committees
of citizens have already been
organized to meet the soldiers
ancl their dependents at the
station, to provide hct meals,
supply automobiles, afforcj
temporary accommodation
when necessary.
Jn addition, many other
towns are organising social
gatherings to give public welcome to returned wen after
they have been home a
few   days.
After he has rested, thc
soldier must bc provided with
" an~oppoRimnyVicl* ^miploy-
ment. In towns cf 10,0CO
population, Public Employment Offices have been established to help soldiers, as well
as war-worl.crsi sccurc goccl
jobs, quickly. Where these
exist, citizens should co-operate. Where thcy do not exift,
thc citizens themselves should
help put the soldier in touch
with employment.
*      *     *
The fighting job is done. Jt
has cost many a heart-burning. J3ut it has been well
done. The least we can do
is to show our appreciation
in no uncertain manner..
Pon't let the-welcome die
awav with the cheers.
The Repatriation  Committee
OTTAWA (JMiatiagan Commoner  \;  In   wliich   is   merged   ihe   Armslrong  Enderbv Press.  Advertiser   ana  Published  every  Thursday  at  Armstrong,  B.C.,  at  42  a year,  by  Waukkh  &  Caky.  II. JM. "Walkicm, Editor & Manager.  Advertising rates: Transient, 10c an inch first insertion, 25c each subsequent inserlion. Contract advertising, ������������������1 an inch per month.  THURSDAY, MARCH 20r 1919      "        ~  of ligures in  lhis  sum 3 and 7, when  making Head  irst paii  added, give a lolal oi" 10, while ihe other gives a  total of 5. The peace treaty ending lhat war was  signed on llu- unfh day V May, thc fifth month  in the year. I swig ii.e same process for the  years 1914 anc: 191.3, thc total is found to be 3,-  829, and Uie respective pahs gives each a total of  eleven, which fact, in lhc, opinion of the prophet,  indicates that the war will end on the eleventh  day of the eleventh month, that is, on November  11th.'"  THURSDAY, MARCH 20, 1919  Sf *������������������ fcr sr   sr   sr   sr    sr  ** -** st    st    St    ���������������������������#������������������������������������ Jt    st  X  It would appear from newspaper reports that  ihe Provincial and  Dominion'Governments are  gradually drawing closer.together on the Indian  reserve problem.    Some days ago newspaper reports indicated that Ottawa is prepared to loan  the provinces money with which to purchase Indian reserve JUinds and place them at the disposal  of returned soldiers,  the Dominion to hold the  provinces responsible in the transaction.    A Victoria  report  stales   lhat   llie  Provincial  Government is inclined lo believe the Dominion i.s 'passing   thc  buck"   on   lhc  soldier  land  settlement  scheme.    Ottawa claims lo have tried some years  to get British Columbia lo waive its righls to Indian reserves so thai lhcy might bc set apart for  soldier settlement.    To  lhis. Premier Oliver replies  lhat the Province is .ready at any lime lo  waive its righls. lo all Indian land confirmed as  Indian reserves by lhe Indian commissioner. Tlie  Province claims   that if Ottawa  desires Jo., take  over any of these Indian reserves for soldier settlement the responsibility should rest on the Do  *^*r t* fc* f *��������������������������������������������� fcr sr ' sr   sr" -*   _m   __.  st   st   st   st   st   st   st   st   it   #5 ���������������������������? X  Shown in the Interi  ������������������-' CORRESPONDENCE * x  sr -   -  ������������������ -   -= ..    x  XX X X XXX X X X X X XX X X XX XX XX  Editor Okanagan Commoner: '  March lith, 1919.  Dear Sir: Hie eighth annual meeting of the  Okanagan Telephone Company was held on the  27lh of February a I their head o/Iicc, New Westminster, 13. C.  Thc year's operations showed an improvement  over tliat of any previous year, yet not sufficient  to justify the cll'ort put forth by its employees.  All  Exchanges  showed  a  gain  amounting  to  INDIGO PRINTS   ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������    Price Delivered 25c Yard  GINGHAMS  , blue, pink and sky, soft fine weave English doth,    23 inchs  ""������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������"��������������������������� ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������� ��������������������������� .���������������������������';-.'.���������������������������-....'..''..������������������������������������������������������'.-. Price Delivered 25c Yard  - KHAKIDENIM  beata^: ^Z^^^ " ^ ^* Wqniekl*    For hardest   wear it  terns, all different.'  In shades of mauve, nile, <>rev  wide......  FLANNELINE  is nn-  Price delivered 59c Yard  minion  to meet  the" claims of the Indians,  this f Oyama  161.   Thc highest net gain falling to Kelowna ahd  Enderby.  Over eight thousand dollars was spent in build  ing new lines.   This included, principally, a line  to Belvcw FJals, Armstrong, Back Enderby road,  and two circuits from Enderby to Grindrod and  Mara and an additional circuit from Vernon to  waiviTre by the Province of reversionary rights  lo be contingent on lhe land being used for soldier settlement. .  Thc who^c mailer is being placed in the hands  of thc Soldier Settlement Board, which is now  dealing wilh the problem.  ROAD REQUIREMENTS  A statement showing the cost of operation for  lhc year is as follows:  Gross   Revenue     663,739.52  Cosl of Operating       s>g(j Oo~ -,.  Dividends for year ������������������ 5%%  \    22,027.50  Balance to Reserve for Depreciation         7,'<J24.91  This  year  thc Provincial  Government is  not  making road  appropriations  public by districts  as has becn the custom heretofore.    There is n0  means of knowing whal amount will be spent  in road work in this part of thc Okanagan.   Probably no more than the people of the district insist upon getting.    Thc more insistent thc community the morc roadwork will be done.  Paid Up Capital    ;  Total   Cost   of  System  ���������������������������S63..739.52  . $400,500.00  $63,739.52  $454,942.70  Widtt|ah1cher:?,:.in tWi" iin,Sh ^ 9hir,S-' y>""s' "Bder��������������������������� L<"������������������" ������������������'"! child���������������������������, weave,   Price Delivered 95c Yard  KINDERGARTEN CLOTH  29in^wi������������������H^:gB,V8hW--    Greate8t cotton fabric in the world,   stripes and plain,      Price Delivered 65c Yard  TOBALCO  Wy^ever tried this excehent fabric?    Write us for a full range of samples,    28  inch      Price Delivered 75c Yard  BRITISH GLADTEAS  i Wn^nish, as strong as anycoiton fabric, made in blue stripes,  colors, guaranteed,     28  ������������������   Price Deliuered 50c Yard  ZEPHYERS  ^ !"gUSh ZePLyerS' ' SpleUdid ���������������������������hin* fab"C-    ^x new ahd diluent colors.    29 in   ��������������������������� ��������������������������� ��������������������������� ��������������������������� Price delivered 35c Ya*d  ROMPER CLOTH  -tl^L^S.SS.^"' heaVy dri"-    Thi8U a" ���������������������������,e'" *������������������'h <"������������������' "������������������ ������������������'������������������-y8 given   ���������������������������   P������������������c������������������ Delivered 50c Yard  LEGAT PRINTT .  Delivered.!?..C!,!ada'   *   ^^ patternsin a -lid weave print  wide,  inches wide.  wide.  WHY NOT?  Why shouldn't-every Province in thc Dominion havc a health \jinslilii lion similar "to the Mayo  Institute ol' Rochester, Minn? And'why. shouldn't  such an institutiSn be established in the Okanagan Valley, and if in the Valley,'why hot al  Enderby, IhcNiealthiest spot in the Interior. This  jnay sound loo far-fetched lo be probable  haps it is. But such a thing is possible,  anything possible Js worth t lying.  To make a depreciation of 7 per cent would  show a deficit lo reserve account of $24,421.08.  Yours truly, Okanagan Telephone Company  RED TRIANGLE  OUR MAIL ORDER DEPARTMENT  29 inches wide.    Price   25c Yard  u������������������?hE^!K^^  Pcr-  And  j  A TRAGEDY OF THE WOODS  Receipts from this District  - According to a statement prepared and issued  by. the National Council of the Y.M.C.A. regard-1  .^'receipts <0f the. 1918 Red Triangle Fund, thc  following amounts havc bcen received from the  different communities of this district up to Jan.  Aarmstrona"    .. '���������������������������  ������������������-j rr.S r'S,  Bcavermouth      , ./;       32.251  ������������������mc/hy   ��������������������������� '      567.75  l/, ���������������������������-' : ��������������������������� ��������������������������� ��������������������������� ".-.. ..: = -230.00  TGoldcn       ���������������������������      937.60  "vci;niT       '      492.60  J-ievelsloke       " i'QQ>*ir  oicamous      .... 01 o-  ,,  ������������������         ol ,2o  Vcn,on    : -"���������������������������   1,971.50  oes  o-  fiAYCOiW7  Mail Order Department tt. VEftNON   B e       imiTtcu= mt ������������������������������������������������������^  ������������������ r      7,-       rs     .SS       ' r  -  ,BRITrSH COLUMBIA IiNTERIOR< STOftE���������������������������'��������������������������� ���������������������������  ���������������������������        y ,-  ,      Canadian Food'Control License No. 8-21018. Wu������������������^'ORE.V|  Cold in England  To feel lhc 1 iio blood tingling to one's finger  tips as onc warm.sMo the. work. To contemplate  lhc snow at one's fed, and knowing thai 'lis cold,  yel fail lo realize il.  'There was a sough of wind in lhc tree-Lops;  the day had become all-at once dull, mcanin-"dcs<*'  in its grey and white. ' & districts up lo January 31, 1919, arc as follows-  J lie man hcnl again lo his work. and. hacking Vancouver  Island     -819 47160  away al lhc large cedar he was felling in order Fraser  Valley    .'.'.'."-���������������������������'" ' ' 24 060 2^  to make posts, he failed  lo note kccnlv enough Thompson River  .. -    i^Vros  its  probable "lay."    All at once il began   lo go,  Upper  Okanagan    ~j"o,r."(9  slowly and smoothly al first.  Ihen  increasingVn  Lower  Okanagan                1 I'.SSf SI  velocity and violence as il crashed lo the ground Koolcnav-Slocan   - .      o 9 , ,\>,  bringing wilh il Iwo smaller iree-i. ' Ci-ow's Nest  -.          0 S'o 10  _   _yAjJjJhc firsj. ominous crack Jhc_\YOO(lsniAin_l^(ljN^lhern     _. ._._. ._.'...'..'..'.'_' .'_' '.'.'.'J.' '.'.' '._/g^0.0g.  -SteiipedViiick ah7l iwly ^-n  tlie main tree: but I     Owing   lo  exceptional   locarch^umsUuic-s "in"  impossible m this (angle of lhree io cslimulc dis-  Vancouver no regular canvas was made for the  lances���������������������������almost impossible lo move al all in  lhcl]^' Triangle Fund,  but   (he etl'oV v-.s  coniv/i  Jicavy snow~l,e i.s struck down, adding a fourth         '"       '-      " '      "'  lo the. three inanimate forhis slrclchcd upon lh<-  ground. Wilhoul WM.rning��������������������������� without a sound  from him���������������������������Ihe blow fell. He lay slill: he was  >vorking alone.  A i'rlcnd passing on the road ncarbv with a  lean, heard the tires fall, bul nothing'told him,  of the unusual happening, of the man struck lo*  the earth.  i, Mrs. R. Crozier has received a  letter from Harrow, jVfiddle-  England-r-thcocollegiate city of  the south���������������������������in which the following passage occurs:  . 'The weather of laic has bcen  very severe���������������������������thc coldest in England for -many ycars���������������������������20 dc-'  ....     _ $7,840.02 &'ccs bdow freezing ycslcrdav,  the Province was divided inlo eight districts  lhc 8U1 of February.    Wc have  ^rLv!]C 4llll������������������unTls rcccivcd  from   those diffcrcnI |had heavy snowstorms, but now  il is hard as iron and tobogalining and skaling is going on all,'  day close by here- (the first time  such a thing has ever occurred  in Harrow). Ihis cold, though,  in London killed all thc germs  of the dreaded disease influenza,  which has ravaged lhc entire  AVfl_rld.=^-.^.^-^- ^  Try our New Line of  PulK Tfea and Coffee  You save the cost of special  package and packing and get the  quality.    J3uy in bulk and note,  whal you can save.  TEECE :& SON  ENDERBV  on  providing t|,c $450,000 required  .,..,, --.   lo complete  lhc:r badly noed-cd new building. The campaign  resulted in $205,839.00 being subscribed for the  local work.  An audited statement of thc receipts nnd cx-  pend.tures in (he lied Triangle Fund for (he vear  v.-ill he published in newspapers and magazines  wilhm a lew weeks. This slalemenl will show  where all lhc money conlrilmled by the Canadian  Sunday  Fdward,  hotel.  dinner   at  Endcrbv's  thc   King  popular  ���������������������������Head the MARCH number of  THE  BRITISH  COLUMBIA  0  Two hours afterward  he was discovered���������������������������too  l"'������������������Ple came from and how il was snenl  Jute!��������������������������� (he. cold and shock had done  Iheir work J   and in spile, of medical aid and swift transit on a  sleigh   to  the  hospilal some eight miles distant  he died upon  tlie way.    Another victim  of thai  which is being carried on from day to  UNRESERVED SALE  by  Wc Auction  keepers'  breeders'  "clearing  Some Bog  day, cheerily and bravely, all over British Coliim-1 capital  -Lord  Raglan, who-has resigned  the ollice of  Lieutenant-Governor  of   the  Isle  of  Man,   is "a  hi a.  raconteur.    One of his best vcarns  con-  Remarkable   War  Prophecy  (corns a. canine wonder  ^ Two men were discussing the sagacilv.of dogs  A pal 0/ mine, Johnson by name," said onc, "had  a most intelligent retriever.    One night his house  One 0/ lhc Royal Scots corporals recently en  tcrcd  a  Gcrman   '  pi eke c  1915. He was delighted to see it, and draws' our  attention on (he following remarkable extract  avc published on that date from the "Figaro"--  uu-p.  'When  wj  ibc followim  the war end?    Th  lie 'Figaro' gives  curious prophecy in answer lo thc  question .-Take lhc total of the two vears of lhe  Franco-Prussian   War,   1870  and   1871   and  add.���������������������������,���������������������������,������������������������������������������������������, .eappcarc  Ihem.    The result will bc (hc sum of 3,741.   The in a damp towel'  "Alas! onc of the children had been overlooked  but up jumped  lhe dog, rushed into  the house,  ���������������������������nnd   SQOn   reni;,)eni.C(1 .wilh   lhc ���������������������������J1:jssinq  chj]H  which il deposited on lhe lawn.  "Everyone was saved, but Rover dashed  trough lhc flames again, and presently the noble  animal reappeared, wilh the fire policy wrapped  I am instructed by Mr. V. Smith  to sell by public auction at the  Red Barn on Pattereon Ave. on  at 1.80  His farm and household effects  Full     Particulars    in      Posters  ���������������������������    - (Formerly Fruil nnd F;.r.n)  OniciMloraan of the Unilc<l Farmers of H.C.; B.C. Bce-  Associiilipn; Tnlcrior Wool Growers; .Tcrsov  Assocnilioii, .suhI oilier organiziilions.  Editor and Manager, W.. ]3.' McTaggart  Secretary of Ihe  United Farmers of B. C.  Formerly   Prairie  F;ruit  Markets   Commissioner   for  British Columbia. _..  '"''a/iJi* nf/?T^GGA]rr 'r1as. Just assumed lhc managemenTof  Si1 I,:i!'',icr- . Hc,i s well Known -throughout thc Province as a Jive wire" on agricultural subjects. His plans  1 -ovule for -giving. Brilish Columbia farmers an agJicul-  tu .il journal of a standard equal   to   anv   similar   publi-  ol   lhc  good  numbers  to  come.      .,  ���������������������������a partial list of special articlesr-  Express; Bates in B.C.���������������������������  Coin,?f??sofl ������������������t Canadian  and U.S. Express^. Ratei  The Farmer's Wife���������������������������H<  Terms Cash  Complete.Report, of An-  ."aLConvention of United  Farmers  of B.C. at  namloops.  Cheaper Powder for B.C.  ���������������������������rarmers.    .  ���������������������������livery,- nacre brimful of i  Organizations  Prairies.  nl'ormation   on  on  es.  ,,'er  tlie  snbiccts  Mat. Hassen  Aiictioneer, Armstrong  -������������������������������������������������������;������������������ r 1 ��������������������������� Vc,ti   iJliJ"Ln or 1    niormawon   on   snbiccts  in which the man on the J  landrin B:C. is interested  Sample Copy Free on Request���������������������������Send Todav.  I)  I  I  6  II  I  Li  Mr.   McTaggart   waists   vour  support���������������������������your   co-Voperatiion  '.���������������������������m  his  efi'ort  to   make  the-  B. C. Farmer a  real help  lo  the farmers of B. C.  .^Subscriptions $1.00 per year  ���������������������������  ���������������������������%  B. C. Farmer  Yorkshire Building  VANCOUVER, B.C.  H><  ���������������������������������������������()<  rO<  >o*  r"*s.  I  ���������������������������SmT  0  -A]  - - '-J'l  ���������������������������ji  -. .J  1  A  ''I  01  >o< s  [rHURSDAY, MARCH 20, 1919  OKANAGAN   COMMONER  sr     sr    sr     sr.   sr     sr     sr  rs    *���������������������������.    ji*    rs    X    X    X  [Record Cabinets for  \Your machine and records,  iDon't use a table when you  lean get a cabinet to suit your  Jityle of machine and hold  lyour records.  hr    sr     sr     sr     sr     sr  at    Jt    st     st     st     st  sr  rt  ���������������������������X      ARMSTRONG NEWS       X  x      . . X  X X  X  X  X  X  X  X  x  X  X  X  X  Mr. H.Kit telson left Thursday  for Salmon Arm.  sr  Ptc.   Sutton   returned   home  the coast on Friday.  -. ' ��������������������������� '        ���������������������������'���������������������������-���������������������������-���������������������������-���������������������������*>,<���������������������������������������������? ii".*frl IS  ... A basket social and dance for hr- X ������������������  tlie benefit of the Red-Cross 'So-1 ss  ciety will bc held iiflhe Avalon j '* ENDERBY NOTES  Theatre on Thursdav, March 2Z. \?r sr sr sr sr ��������������������������� ���������������������������,  Jivcrybcdy welcome.  st  Mrs.  Robt.  Arnott,  president  of thc W.  C. T. U., leaves on  Friday for Kelowna  and1 visit  and address all  the unions as  Ptc. J. E. Hamilton left 3-31 fflr wulh as Kercmcos.      "  Thursday for Vancouver.   '        |    One of  th  newest and, most  up-to-date popcorn-ancl peanut  X X X X X X x  Havc you started the garden  plot?  sr  Red Cross market stalls havc  been discontinued.  x  % 5. BEST  Armstrong  By buying at home you keep  your dollars close to homc.  X  Better   oil   up   the   hoe   and  grease up the rake handle.  X  Mr. F. J. Murray left on Tuesday for Vancouver on business.  J.   C  turned  sr  .  Lucas 'and family  re-  irom Toronto last week.   '  I. O.F.  Court Armstrong    ���������������������������  No. 3429  (js 1st and 3rd Monday eve in  _ Foresters' Hall  |Hope, C. R. A.J. Fifer. Fin. Sec.  fresh taffy arid nut crisp at  oyer's candy shop.  Ijoiighnuts     every    Tuesday  Thursday���������������������������at Joe's.  IE METHODIST CHURCH  Armstrong  fev.  J.  Wesley  Miller,  Pastor  flayJMarch 23rd   pblic worship���������������������������ll a.m. and 7.30  iob Hill���������������������������3 p.m. '   '  vv.   J.   D.   Hobden   of   Salmon.  will preach at both services. '>  Mr.W.Lingings is visiting in  Vancouver, leaving last Friday.  x  - Lance - corporal    R.    Horrex  left on Tuesday for Vancouver.  x  Armstrong's period of greatest activity is budding with the  willows.  x 7  Havc you tried some of that  delicious nut crisp at Sawyer's  candy shop?  -   X  Mr.S.McKce of Langely Prairie was a visitor in Armstrong  last Friday.  x ..  Joe's Bakery is proving the  roasters onthe market haVbecii U^En^ui tot* T "T^  purchased by Win.  Sawyer to Zn\hs ^  keep   his   candy   shop   and  re- ' *.  freshmen t parlor up to the min-      T,!e En<lcrhy*Babery and rente, frcshinent   room   is   to   be   rc-  ,r    n   T _,.  w opened shortly.  Mr. R. J. Fletcher of thc Oka- ������������������  nagan Garage has succeeded in'    Put  obtaining thc agency for thc  Aycry tractors and machinery.  This company-makes a specialty  of manufacturing small tractors  for orchards and small acreages  under cultivation.  There was part of a hockey  game played on the Armstrong  rink last Wednesday evening between thc homc boys and Salmon  Arm  players    The game  was ended in a brutal assault by  one of thc home team on one- of  thc visitors, who was laid out  by a blow with the hockey stick.  Several   of   these   brutal  plays  have been made this season, and   j   ^ ^w,^^   mc ..-.��������������������������� ������������������^n iiiciuu UI1S season,and  most^ popular buying centre for this   time   the   home  boys���������������������������as  thc "cats" that are toothsome, clean a bunch of players as can  he found anywhere ��������������������������� took immediate action which it is hoped  will prevent any more;exhibitions of this character in Arm-;  strong sports.  ZION CHURCH  "-- Armstrong  Rev.' W. Stott, Minister \  i ia-mTV> Changed Life." -  ,A������������������V7?abb3th School. c  PO���������������������������"In-Suffering." ."  f St. JAMES' CHtlkcit  ^Armstrong  v.i  Lancc-Cpl. D.Horrcx and sister, Mrs. F. J. .Murray, were  passengers to Vernon on.Saturday.  x   ���������������������������      .  Mrs. A. Adair returned from  Vancouver, last Thursday where  she   has   been   visiting   for   a  month.  V X  Mrs. Kerr came in oh Saturday-last from the coast and,is  visiting her daughter, Mrs. T.  Yeoward." *V    '".   y    ���������������������������   Public Notice  tying to having made other  liess arrangement J, have  |udcd_ to discontinue the  [deliveries in Endcrhy, with  |id of March.  take this opportunity to  thc people of Endcrhy for  encrous support thcy have  mc. v. A. Polsoii.  flcrby, March 5lh, 1919.  HY GARAGE  fC.  ������������������35 AKY,  Vtcpjieicr  FORD DEALER  l> tc all iii,iIces ofcare.    P iciie 22  |, AJRafSTRQNG, B.C.  ><H  >o  Club will be held m the City  Hall on-Friday, March _21sfr at  8 p.m. ���������������������������Eyery car, owner should  he present.   L. W. Patten, prcs.  "" -,- ~ ** ~ ** - x'  , .Mrs. A. Nicol of Westhank  and Mrs. p. J. Nicholson of OJca-  nagan^ landing, came up. on  Wednesday and are visiting  Mrs. J. Kuncc and Mrs. J. H.  Smith. - *x -    '  the  annual  meeting  of   the  Northern Okanagan Poultry Association will bc held Monday  I night, March 24th, at 8 o'clock  I in rooms over Phillips & White-  house store.  Jf.you get Unit "spring feeling" don't mistake it for thc  "flu." Attach yourself to the  rake handle in thc; back yard  and sec how quickly your complaints will vanish. -      '    -  X X XX JjEJC XX xxxxxxx  X "       ��������������������������� *"  x     gBiniSroh NOTES     x  'X  xxx xxx xx xx x x^x.x x  "pep" in thc garden as a  fertilizer and you will he surprised at results.  Mrs. E. J. Lambert left last  week for Kaslo, B. C? where she  will teach school.  x  Now  that motoring is again  pleasurable,   why   not   Sunday  dinner- at thc King Ed\vard?  x - ���������������������������  Mr. J. L. Ruttan leaves for  Aleza Lake today-to prepare his  mill for thc season's operations.  x  Born���������������������������On March 13th, at Enderby Hospital, to Mr. and Mrs.  Lauria Long, a son.    (stillborn)  x   .  A dance will be given by the  Opera  House ^ Company in  the  Enderby Opera House on April  1st..      ,,  X1  Miss ;Marjorie Mowat is  expected  [.home _ from    England  within   the  next week 'or  ten  days.     ;: ; >r<*        ..  ������������������     -  -  . ������������������'������������������y������������������e" spring silks and ropIi,!s are here at  P.-imo that m-ea tem.tfUioa to get read, fur  Ens ter. ��������������������������� . .    'uj.  '        Natural pongees at per yd. 55c,   70c, ^l.GO.  *>lk P-plins, good weight, fine finish, per vd. o t0  Latest novelty in black stripe heavy silk for shirts  per yd, ?.6o.  Black   pcau  de  soie 36 ins*  wide,   extra   heavy  , AVJi^ht at iDeryd. 3.00  Very sheer and rich crepe de chene, per yd. 165  Middies for Chrildren and Misses at 7oc 1 35 1 SO  Also crepe dresses and'rompers for, the kiddies at  1.2o and 1.40/each.  Pretty dresses for misses from 8   to   16  vears   for  3.50 and 5,00.,,  Japanese embroidericd  crepe kimonas,   assorted  colors at 4.75 each. .  In Munro's Store  ���������������������������i  Aimstrong  Announcing- that I am in Armstrong and have opened offices  in the Bank of Hamilton Block.  Licensed m United States and B. C.     Everything -in - up' to  date dentistry.    Pnces-reaspnable.   .Satisfaction guaranteed  ,Make appointments early. ���������������������������    " Office hours 9 to 12 and 1 to 5.  /  vd  Dr.  r-\ Mr, Anderson wrfs a visitor to  Armstrong last Friday.   -''L  '....-.,.,-..     .;\Xi .V   :s ,. Hr-   &. Tomlcinson^ ,wehf to  A meeting of the Automobile Sicamous lastrWeek on "business  :iub  will be field m the Citv      tv*      ^ "S.'  ���������������������������* "  c ^"v     Mrs. George H. Wells was "a  visitor; to Armstrong;last ^week-  end..... _.    _ -a-.������������������>  ���������������������������  ^Mr. Bert Charlish and Mr. A.  Andersen visited Vernon last  Sa turd^y,; returning   the'-- same  evening.^  '-'-. ir '���������������������������'   /   '���������������������������/ ������������������������������������������������������  %t     :   '   A    '  Many    Grindrod    pcopj . qj.  tended thc dance given at-Bfara  last Friday.   All reported a" very  enjoyable time.  Mr.   and ' Mrs.   A. "Campbell  x ��������������������������� *  d/Push sloth over the "bink."  Armstrong is about to ,expcr7  ience one of its most prosperous  years, y \   '  , Mrs. Bishop left Thursday for  her ehome, in rPonoka, Alberta,  She was!accompanied by Master Seweflj^ilby..������������������������������������������������������"*���������������������������" '-.s':^  and a very pleasant eyening was  spent. -   "      ' '  ���������������������������    - .. ** ���������������������������'    i  There, couldn't -be   a   better  time-than tlie-present'lo run a  split-log drag over the Vcrnon-  Salmony-Arm roads and- spread  out the,top to a better width.  *-���������������������������������������������,' J *  , Another, ofS those 'delightful.  gatherings: will) be helcjiiii ...th^  Enderby^ Op&ra "HouscyTKu^stlay'  (this)J ���������������������������, evening~% to'.{.welcome  ge^are ex- hoin- rthe findei.by' arid district   ���������������������������  ii England, lffeh, wl{0;have returned irom /  n. winning the front within -tiSMiifii.ni.tx.: 7"  >o  >()���������������������������  >o<  HO,  came in from Calgary last week,  to stay wilh Mrs. Campbell's  sister. Mrs. A.Baldwin, of Grand  View Bench.      ' ' r        ���������������������������  Friends of C, S. Handcock  will be glad to learn Unit he has  arrived,, in Vancouver from'  overseas where hc has' been on  active service for thc pasl two  years.    .  -Mrrami MrsVBigge are ex  pected.this weelcrfrom England,  where, they served, in. winning  the war the past three years.   N  _\���������������������������  ;The dance given in the Opera  Jfause Monday evening by the  Endcrhy Orchestra was well attended and -greatly enjoyed.  ^ine music," the dancers said.  ���������������������������.''"���������������������������'������������������������������������������������������     X ' -      M-*4-&'cU  ������������������M   MW +iinili'OJ: a CJ  A Bed Cross meeting will he Speers'   store���������������������������$25.55* in  held in the City Hall on Tues-1 ' -J -'���������������������������'--'-   day, March 25th, at 3.30. All  members arc asked to attend as  important .business will be discussed.  x  CO  cr  Ship 16 us dircbt-Thc lop markcl price paid  and equitable grading made���������������������������No dclavs al anv  "point  Wc a re, registered with and recognized by the  Lulled Stales War Trade Board and all the collectors oi customs under license, P. F. B 30 and  I you can, send your furs direct to us by our ta������������������ or  ZJ U,gAC.,ian,fU l������������������"su������������������. ^ marked "Furs of Can-.  rhrougi?,SI      a'Kl y������������������Ur "fUrS wiI1 co������������������^ "ght^  The rules and ethics of. the exchange-do not per-  fmit oi sending out alluring price-lists, yet wc give'  lyou an exact and;cxpci^t grading and pay you at  la rale ot five to twenty-five cents more on the dol-~  I Jar than thc average advertising fur company as  IZocT   T  *U "lkIdlcmcn's  Profit in  deahi g  fchrccl with you. &  fi  j  i  fi  fl  taicing  -" Many teamslers m arc  advantage of the admirable  sleighing weather lo haul lumber from Salmon Arm to the  city mill. The lime is limited  and-business is rushing.  " ��������������������������� J  X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X  X GRAND VIEW NOTES X  X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X  st  The annual meeting.of Woman Voter's League will be held  in the Church of England parish  room cn March* 22 al 2.30 p.m.  Mr. Gretton will speak on "Bolshevism."  Now   lhat  the' need for Red  the front within tlWi5astmonth.  A meeting of the Enderhy  Trench Comfort ^Cluh wa^' held  Monday afternoon "when it was  decided to disband-- The balance  on.Jiand, togetherswith $p! realized on the raffle of: ai quilt at  Speers' store���������������������������$25.55* in all-  was turned over to. the Be turned  Soldiers' Club.   S ~  X X X X X X X X X X X X X X  ������������������������������������������������������r  DEEP CREEEKyNEWS  if-tft  -We ���������������������������will /Vend; this new EPISOfy.  PIAMONp   4MBtr01A and  a selectioiv  fioin our^4,000-.nn\vcar";jljfc   Blue  Ambeiol Rtcords ,to    voui' home  "for Five Da.vs'jrtf TRIAL    __ J   , ;  rartic'nlars niid'I'ricc  Liht Free"  The IJ30(|Stati6nefyj5b;  Ktlison Uistiibiitors for the Okanagan  vbbno.v, p:c. V-'  r^r-i I  ���������������������������T VI  ���������������������������rXiv-  X '." -   ^ .������������������('nobody should bc wilhoul in a  XXX XX is XXX X X X X X X���������������������������^?   1wllCrC- ?ccWcnt5k brc'  -._     ^_ _ "        ,.      .,   -       |hablc to happen. Thc American  ivlr. McEwen and iamily arc Bed Cross has4ssucdV������������������n answer  S  now  located  at   llie' old   Gorle  place, upper Deep Creek road.  Gf oss^unciriria rgcly~o vcrTlFis" ^T'irmtWtfn n men l~c6YnTniT{ce  said to bc thc intention lo close lo ^ccitlc on lhc program for  lhe Red Cross  tea room, so as'March '28lI.]  is   to  meet  at  lhc  not to intrude upon thc field 0f|housc  of'  Mrs.   Woodhousc  on'f^f0* lhc In'oniolio11 of public  ���������������������������      -     - March 20lh al 7.30 p.m. health, ^education,   development  the regular busmcdiiian.  to -the queries of  thousands of  women and is ungingxconimun-  jl_\r-RG'J-GrGss=-wor}cers^lu-=-coiT^  tinuc lhcir cfforls.    "These wilf  lake lhc form of enlarged-home  service, lhc promotion of public  % -;������������������������������������������������������  r ���������������������������  s.  *  |ST. LOUIS FUR EXCHANGE  /th & Chestnut, St.Louis, Mo., U. S. A.  The- Grand view Bench .school  j)' held a very successful basket  k  social and dance in  the school  S house last Friday. Thc first part  of the eyening was spent in  (J games,, aflcr which the'baskets  5 were auctioned off by Mr. Smith  [J who made a very succcssfurauc-  -5 tionccr. After supper the floor  I] was cleared and the remainder  5 of Ihe' evening was spent in  U dancing. Everyone reports hav-  ������������������ ing had a very enjoyable time  [)  and.thc siim of $'45 was made  Oo clear of all expenses. It will be  given tQ thc Red Cross society  = by thc school. Much" credit ip  (( due Mr. Smilh for ihe very able'  x way in which he handled the  U , business part of thc affair; and  jj   wc wo.uld also like" to thank all  (j [ those '-wlio   came   from    Deer  X-1 Creek        '    ���������������������������*  Mr. Wm. Cairns of Macgrc-  gor, Manitoba, arc visiting ^Lr.  and Mrs. W. J. Wbcclcr.' Mr.  Cairns is a large lumber dealer  in the prairie town."He and Mrs,  Cairns havc been spending Iho  winler in California.  Sgt Jas. Green surprised his  Enderby friends by stepping off  the train last Saturday, direct  from England. He is" looking  exceptionally well after his long  military service in the various  fields of action.       -  Last Friday night iir the Enderby Opera House one of the  best' photoplays was -shown ,a.nd  thc Enderby'; ^Orchestra'-" i*iir-  nished excellent "music". There'  was a large house and everybody enjoyd the entertainment  as 'well as the dance which followed. ' . .  Miss    Jean    Reed    has    been  prevented from speaking lo thc  Woman   Voter's  Lcrjjuc  again.  Owing to illness shc had lo go!ncss  ������������������  straight through  lo Alberla in-,<lren  of nursing, lhe care and prevention of accidents, aud other eo-  rclalcd lines, wliich way contributes to the hcallh and happi-  nicn, woinii and chil--  Rlany a  re  stead of visiting this district      Jlurning-   soldier    will    require  VV"V" K ' jhelpful inforrnalion  and advice  Wm.:.touqucllc and familyjon^ many suhjccls. It will be  family who havc been residing (hc function of lhc Red" Cross  on lhc Conslcnc ranch are mov-'worker to answer l���������������������������s questions  ing to lhc Southern Okanagan. on thc basis of oflicial state-  Mrs    Fouqucltc   has 'nof been ments, saving him thc delay and  WnlX      nil.'?    ll    ic    Ir.    l-k/s.   l-.^,^^A    iK^l.i ,   , J  the    government    'departments  well, and il is to be- hoped thc  warmer climate may benefit licr  health  mw  !As so many of thc ladies of  thd local Red Cross branch liavc'qu,r,cs  >(>���������������������������<  >o<  >o<  >o<  >o<  XH  XX  ������������������)<  A surprise shower took place  at the homc'of Mr. and Mrs. Rod  Sparrow Tuesday evening when  thcy were presented with a large  number of useful articles by lhe  the added work lhat would result from direct inquiries by lhc  soldier lo thc depart men Is.    W  about   lhc   soldier's   in-  cxprcsscd��������������������������� regret al lhe close 0f ,suriincc>   'lis  deferred   pay and  the pleasant meetings, a humble lrcub,c GVC** bis allotments and .  suggestion   is   now   made   that aJ,owa������������������ccs  for  dependents   lit-  such gatherings should bc con-|CnUlIrc  on   iiu'm*   for  soldiers,  how to iile a claim for compen-  linucd and  much  useful work  could slill be done.  'One suggestio'n is lhal an  >o<  fl' -7, rt   S ,;   T.       S <l,stanccs numljcrof useful articles by th,  iuu c\t.mng. *.-.������������������������������������������������������ J ircshmcnls   worn   ioi-n.,   .,i^,.���������������������������   ambulance class be held each* week.  Red Cross books for aboul 25  cents: First Aid Manual; Nursing Manual and Training Manual, j?ould be procured from  Cassell & Co." o7f Toronto.    The  tahmenta  ������������������������������������������������������. ,akcn  aIong n.^ic. ���������������������������^| ^^e ^^l^Tn^^"  sation if wounded, etc., etc., a\\  would facilitate the reconstruction* cf lhcir private lives. The  idea is that the returned soldier  and his family must nol be approached in any spirit of 'charity, bul lhc feeling of lhe workers must be one .-of friendly interest, an eagerness  lok re-buihl -' - -:T!-  OKANAGAN J COMMONER  THURSDAY, MARCH 20, 1919  :/  Pat's Appendix  Pat    had   been    seized   with  violent pains and was hurried to  a  hospital,     llie  physician   in  GROWING ALFALFA  Alfalfa is becoming mcr  lime well prepared and cultivated on the surface  Plowing and discing in lhe fall and discing and  '       as soon as the land will permit gives  ��������������������������������������������� o    ���������������������������-- P'-P������������������llU'    l'������������������'    WC    lDC"  coi^'famiuar^ih'iS habits, its benefits and its  a  nospuau     xuc   ^^-    peculiarities.    Like most small secos ail alta hkes  charge  informed   him   lhat   hc;��������������������������� well prepared seed ^^J1/^^^  had   appendicitis,   and   that   an  operation was necessary as his  appendix would havc to be removed immediately.  Pat had not the least idea of  whal an appendix was, and so  informed the physician, who  .laughingly lold him that after  ihe operation he would leave  thc appendix in the window, so  that he could sec it when he  -was able to sit up.  Somc days alter the operation  Pat's curiosity gol thc better of  harrowing ��������������������������� ��������������������������� ---  mi ideal seed bed. If tlie land is hard and harsh  and devoid of humus a cover crop of spring ve ch  or winter rve will help make it more firmabie  before seeding. A soil well supplied with humus  has thc facullv of aiding bacterial life in the soil  and this helps the nitrogen fixing bacteria to start  on thc alfalfa roots at once. In many soils there  is no need of inoculating .the seed where  the condilions are favorable for. the growth oi  ���������������������������ilfalfa,    bul    undbr   less   favorable   conditions  rai-s cunosuy ������������������*iu u, ~ ~  this .has been found of distinct advantage.    The  Jum and he rafsed up his head  rulc of seeding varies from ten to twenty pounds  Beauty and Wm. Belt, the latter and the Bubach  being large varieties of good quality. In British  Columbia, the Royal Sovereign, Paxton and Marshall'are three of thc best for home use. The two  former are English varilics not satisfactory except in the mildest- sections of the Dominion. The  Everbearing strawberries arc particularly desirable for home use, and two of the best of these  arc Progressive and Amcricus.  District Poultry Instructor  in bed to take a look a I his appendix. To his amazement a  'monkey was sitting on the window sill, and when he saw Pat  he began lo make faces and to  chatter at a great rale.  ^ The astonished irishman gave  the monkey a long, hard look,  and then exclaimed: '"Don't do  that, mc boy, don't do lhat;  can't you sec your mother is a  -very sick man?" .   ..   _  The Right Supplies  make even bad weather seem better  if you must take your car out ina  storai.        o  We carry the best lubrican ts-oils  greases and gasoline?  We also    clo  expert repair  work  promptly at  Our Garage  Okanagan Garage  *  Armstrciig; B.C.  per acre for broadcast seeding. Wc havc found  lhat in well prepared land of good watcr holding  capacity twelve pounds gives an excellent stand.  We prefer seeding with a seeding attachment in  front of thc ordinary grain drill; this has a tendency lo put the seed deeper in thc ground where  moisture is stored. If you havc to seed by hand,  seed after having run a spring tooth harrow over  thc land and cross-harrow after seeding. Mark  three feed apart for irrigation and irrigate as  soon as possible and never allow the land to dr%  cut in thc least until the crop is well established.  Time of seeding differs in various localities. Fall  seeding in July or August has proved satisfactory  where there is a good snowfall, but where thawr  ing and freezing conditions prevail with land bare  for long spells, spring seeding is best. Wc prefer seeding alfalfa without a nurse crop unless  thcrc is a good supply of'water to keep the land  moist enough for the two crops.  Off two patches of alfalfa this year, one with  and onc without a nurse crop, wc took a thin  crop of oats, thc alfalfa was weakly and the end  furthest from irrigation will havc to bc seeded  again, thc latter wc clipped when about nine  inches high andin September wc cut a nice crop  of hay. The proper time to cut alfalfa, is-when  the new sprouts shoot just above thc crown and  from the shoots that havc already grown. Cut  about three or four inches above thc ground Ihus  retaining all thc new shoot, to itfakc a quick scc-  i ond growth.    When thc crop has wilted on lhc  Thc Department of Agriculture has assigned  Mr. H. E. Upton, of the poultry division of the  live stock branch, as 'district poultry instructor  for thc Lower Mainland, taking in the tcrricory  on both sides of the Fraser as far cast as Hope.  Mr. Upton has an office in the Court House at  New Westminster, but most of his time will he  devoted to field work. Mr. J. R. Terry, chief  poultry instructor, will continue to have headquarters at Victoria, as heretofore.  Too Large Civil Service List  In Mr. W. A. McKcnzic's opinion thc Province  is in danger of being over-governed with too  many commissioners and too large a civil service  list. He said in thc House that while it was all  very well for thc finance minister to refer to thc  special assessors' work, and to imply that the  farmers would bc satisfied with their higher  taxes, yet when thcy looked over the civil service  list thcy would bc very apt to grumble. One peculiar iliing.ahput.thc list also was tliat thc newcomers in the service, presumably the employees'  by the present government, were those who received substantial salary increases, and at a time  when thc ad-ministration had been pleading economy. Too many people in British Columbia were  seeking government employment, hc thought.  The member for Similkameen took exception  to the vote in thc estimates described as onc million six hundred thousand for roads, streets,  bridges and wharves, and asked why this had: not  been given in more detail, so that each electoral  district would havc a specified sum instead of  thcrc being one general jackpot. He also contended that information with regard to the proposed! expenditure of thc million-and-a-half emergency fund in. the government's proposed special  bill would bc valuable The member had a good  word for the Hopc-Princcton link of thc trans-  provincial highway, and urged early construction.  Hc praised the action of,-thc government .in add  If you are thinking of purchasing  watches, Jewellery. Diamonds, Cut-  Glass, Silverware, Clocks, etc. Look  up any catalogue' you may have,  pick out what you want, lESt-lt;  instead of sending order out of the  Okanagan, send order-to us. All  you do is give name of catalogue.  Page and number. We do the rest  at  same   prices and terms.  Okanagan's Jeweller, Vernon, B.C.  Your Money  is Safe in  Ffcone 77  Agents for McLaughlin and Chevrolet Car;   .  Our  Want A4s  are  Winners  surface put the tedder aver it and rake. When I ing half a million to the irrigation conservation  well wilfed put in smal cocks of about 100 to 200 fund, pointing out that Victoria could well assist  pounds and leave it until well cured.    By this|municipalities owning their own irrigation- sys-  nieans Uie leaves are saved. These have a higher  feeding value than-lhc coarser stalks and arc  more palatable for stock of all kinds.  What Strawberries Shall We Plant?  Strawberries arc cither grown for home consumption cr for market. While those grown  for market should he as good as those produced  fcr heme use, lhe fact is that in some cases those  grown for market are grown move because of  their productiveness and shipping quality thaii  for their flavor and general palatibijity.  Thc most popular variety, taking the whole of  Canada, is undoubtedly the Senator Punlap. Tbis  is a very hardy variety, and lhc fruit is handsome in appearance, good in quality; and is an  excellent variety for canning. It is desirable both  for homc use- and market. JJkc all varieties, it  has seme faults, lhc chief onc being that on account of ils making such a large nunr^v of pMnis  lhc fruit begins lo get small loo early in the  season in parts of Canada wherc dry, hot weather often occurs during lhe fruiting season; hence,  where there arc such "condilions somc other sort  i.s desirable, and in lhc Parsons Beauty and Glen  Marv there arc Iwo commercial .varieties which  I PAY CASH for POULTRY  and EGGS  I  t  I i  I  Shipments solicited whether  large or small. Remittance  made on day of receipt of goods  at prevailing market prices.  A. E SAGE      ArmstrongVB-C  There is an estimated decrease of 28,000,000 head of  cattle in the principal countries  of Europe. Years must elapse  before European beef and dairy  production is back to normal.  lire succeeding very weli in many piaccs hTXan-  ada. especially in Eastern Canada. These are  bolh large varieties and keep their size well lo t'.y  end of the season. Thc Parsons Beauty is bet Icr  in quality lhan C.lon Mary and the latter is nol  very desirable for home use, but both should bc  tried to determine which succeeds best in the  particular locality and soil where thcy arc grown.  The Williams i.s a fine berry, which is a very  popular commercial sort in Canada. It has a  white tip Avhich increases-its shipping qualities  bul lessens its value when it is to be eaten raw.  Splendid is a ralher early variety which has made  a record'"in Eastern Canada, and Bcdcr Wood is  another reliable early sort. The Marshall is one  of thc best in quality but must be grown under  high cultivation in Eastern Canada to get fair  crops and is not much grown on account-of its  light cropping, but on the-lower mainland of  Bnilish Columbia it does well and is one of thc  best commercial varieties there. The Magoon is  also a commercial variety which is also grown  mainly in British Columbia.  The foregoing are the leading commercial varieties in Canada although to these might be added  Sample, Pocomokc and Warfield as succeeding  very well in some places. For the Prairies, a  variety called Dakota, rather small in fruit but  very hardy, has proved one of the most reliable,  although Senator Dunlap also does well if cared  for.  The best varieties for home use in Eastern  Canada  arc  Senator Dunlap,  Bubach,  Parsons  tcins by-buying their bonds.    Hc proposed. that  game wardens be restored for "at least a part of  the ycari '���������������������������>.... ���������������������������r V   _  Mr. McKenzie called the Land Settlement'Board  a fifth wheel in thc government- its, work, ,as  well as a portion of tliat now assumed by the  minister of lands, could1 be handled fay a department of colonization. Jivjiiscopinion the tand  Settlement Board had heen expensive,, but- not  effluent. He proposed1 that a comprehensive Jand-cJearing policy *>e started with  the" government clearing ** few- acres on each  tract taken.up hy a settler. /  War-Savings Stamps  o  Buy now for $4.02  Sell 1st day bf 1924  for $5.00  Government Security  Your W-S.S. can be registered to secure you against  loss by theft, fire or otherwise.  Thrift Stamps, cost 25 cents each..  Sixteen on a Thrift Card represent,  $4.00 in the purchase of a War-  Savings Stamp;  SOLD WHERE YOt)  Sfefe tlltS SIGN  as  Tr* ffComfiioWer,f  Want A4*>  Saskatchewan produced U7,92J,30Q hushels of  wheat in49J17,J grown op 8,273,250 acres, according to an estimate made by the Pominion Bureau  of Statistics.  A name tbat stands for the best in hotel service^  King P4war4 Hold,     fc������������������W ' sWlk  SHUBEMTs^t_\^Ss^  ALLTHE BEAVER  "it*-*'-'   * -5V ' *  WAVER  MUSKRAT  WINTER  FAU.  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AS TO SUE t QUAtlTV  2-00(0 1-00  SH01PAWGE0  AND Kins  AT HIGHEST  MARKET VALUE  THESE ���������������������������  EXTREMELY  HIGH PRICES  QUOTED FOR  IMMEDIATE  SHIPMENT    ��������������������������� ��������������������������� i" .    -    ���������������������������  ji 1������������������������������������������������������    ��������������������������� ��������������������������� ���������������������������-���������������������������r^\���������������������������=^ "  ���������������������������  For more th������������������n thirty-five ye������������������r������������������ "SHtlflERT"!������������������������������������ been glvln������������������ F������������������>r SWppm ������������������f fwjiwt and l*erel ���������������������������w������������������5f������������������������������������rW?������������������������������������ *���������������������������! j^e^VHHt  any part of Canada to "SHWOTT." Shipment*valued������������������twortttwn $Wmm%I*marked "GlWfct A*.IMFOJtT MCCNSE F ��������������������������� F ������������������������������������."  "SOTTOEilT" Wants BHtftti Columbia Fur*-AU Y������������������w Ciw ������������������W|i  ,Vvso^ik^ ^m^m  gist a rnmpwnm. orf topay :**������������������sA  ��������������������������������������������� Titer* !��������������������������� No Duty on lUw Fwr������������������ CowHity Into Cbtcpgo from Anjftt ������������������t Ctw������������������*iH  ft/  IH ROE"       h      >SE   /,    TfiE   ..GULL     DEAl      >C    E ,    ' I S S,". >  7->     l'i   \V /   -<^t i.\   Aw  -m-Z-Ux-jm    c I [THURSDAY, MARCH 20, 1919  OKANAGAN Yf>M?^TER  -7-  X*  MADE     IN  CANADA  JATS DIRT  GIL LETTS  LYE  CLEANS-DISINFECTS���������������������������USED FOR  SOFTENING WATER���������������������������FOR MAKING  HARD AND.SOFT SOAP -iBJLL  DIRECTIONS WITH EACH CAN, ������������������  Raise two crops of pigs a year.  It is the common practice in the  Eastern and Central States  A Vision of Canada, the  Nation Mow? in the Making  I. V. SAUDER CO:  |Corner Schubert St. and Railway  Ave. \  Jox217        " . Phone 341  VERNON. B. C.  rhe Men Who Make Our Shoe*  inow their-business/  They-have  jTpent'a life time  at  it.     The, re-  /ult' is,shoes that contain ;,alLthe  lalfementerof' style - arid grace - with  I.-    r   __   ,-I^^.^?'.i ���������������������������.x. ��������������������������� - -    r\-_ ,      -  -���������������������������**,,'  the greatest amount of comfort.  ,"/ for Spring WearV. ./;V  [We arei, showing" all   the   newest  shapes aa .well- aa the .good old  [favorites.     We   could, s*y'a lp  ibout their beauty and low,prices,  Ibut we.prefer_thaVy������������������������������������ -judge - for  |yourse|f- in a personal^ visijt/   ";  ff\ip   Arro������������������tran*   P������������������w������������������t_  Star*  '. Qppp*ite QperaHow*  \h}\ bnwcfcei of repMrmg fanv  +i  : MAT- tfAS$������������������N ii  4  ������������������  *^^^^^^^*  Auctioneer and livestock ;;  ;; A^MSWONG     p. C. i;  la    l '  J Imve   a   wide  acquaintance  amongst   buyers.     Consnlt    me < >  when yon want to   hold  a sale  Also.send me particulars of  i iv  surplus stock you wish to dispose ]  of,  mow No. 3*  C. F. ��������������������������������������������� Wcense No. 9-3409  llf you haven't tried our hams  land  bacon you have   not had  the best  Geo. R. Sharpe  Wholesale and Retail Butcher  Enderby  Douglas Durkin, writing in Retter Rusiness,  gives a vision of Canada that, unfortunately, is  not generally held by Canadians. "I am a Canadian," says he. "I began life as a Canadian by  birth.' I remain a Canadian by choice. I know  there are othcr countries in the world where men  are as free, as happy, as rich, as well-fed, as comfortably clothed, and as fortunate in the matter  of high opportunity as we are in Canada. There  are not many such countries, but there are'a few.  Of one thing, however, I am convinced beyond  thc slightest shadow, of a doubt: > there is no  country under the sun where men and women  with such advantages as ours are content to  place such a low valuation upon their nationality  as Canadian are doing habitually. We haven't  yet begun even to take ourselves for granted in  thc world.  "Let us look ourselves over. It is quite true  that for years our country was of the backwoods  type, a country of rugged frontiers and great  lone plains where,the buffalo and wild Indian  roamed at will. We were once an outpost nation  tar removed from the finer influences of culture  and civilization. Wc were a race-of pioneers,  red-shir ted, shaggy-bearded, silent men who  hunted and prospected and fought-and struggled  for life itself against odds that were, grim and  overwhelming. In those days the men who came  to Canada looked always -backward along,.the  trail they had come to the far-off starting point  that lay thousands of miles away in older lands.  There were the homes, there the firesides they  longed for, there the- family cheer, there the  warm Christmastides and the mellow springtimes and the golden harvests, and everything  that makes a man's life worth the living. In  these days Canada was a wilderness, virgin, untouched, forbidding.. Men came and were lost  to their friends for-years, sometimes never,heard  of again. . /        -     .~   s' .   S  "There arc men alive today who, cannot think  of Canada or things Canadian iii anybther way.  There are men in the world who still look upon  Canada as the out-of-the-way post-of empire.  They have-been, fed on magazine stories and  articles and cheap hovels on "Canadian .life" as  the penny-ai-aline romancer "chooses .to interpret  it for-them, * and-thcy. aTe content "to take such  interpretations..atVtlieir face .value.--'There are  men, who entcr^ Canada ^ithj; six-shooters, in  their hip-pbcketsrand rbd bandannas "in. their suit  'cases.'Zi'77'-^/\7 ^ 77:^ j V^-f^-,"-,- ., ��������������������������� S'-- ;~  - "Tlie^trouhle.ww'us allvas Canadians^ is that  we have ribf.-sent_ our imaginations; along very  much in advance;of the old,days of;tlie���������������������������cow-  pnncher and the buffalo herds,.   -',. -.",���������������������������*-  "Where do we stand, todayas a nation? * Jf we  are ratecj merely as "colonials" ������������������md bacjtwoods-  nien it is because >ye, have been content to. let  strangers wjio do -not >riow ns Jceep their. >ld  ideas of ns. We have been happy to tajce foreign  hteratwree, foreign^ magazines, foreign- newspapers, foreign ~ movies, fbrejgn drama, foreign  ftishions,. foreign ~ entertainers-^foreigh eveyyr  tiling, tilt we; scarcely Jmojw ourselves for Canadians at all. jf we are ever going to become a-  nation witlr a fully developed consciousness of  our own existence, it will be only when we have  learned that .we can tajce ourselves for granted  And what people have any right to talce themselves for granted, if Canadians have not? Today we have probably the richest undeveloped  natural resources in the world. We have a population as hardy and as full of health, as strong  mcntally-a-nd-physically-as-any^We=sent^an=army  to France that was. quite the equal of the best  fighting blood over there. We have a manhood  that is strong-limbed and intelligent; a womanhood that is cjear-browed and,, for the most part  unspoiled, by the subtile agencies that wrecjc life  in countries older than our own. We have broad  fertile plains. We have inland ^waterways and  coast-to-coast highways. We have forests and  mines that have never been touched1. We have a  hundred millions people waiting in Europe today for the" kind of opportunity and the kind' of  life they can get by coming to Canada.  "And yet as Canadians wc arc for the most  part without any view whatever of the future.  What .the man of affairs in this country todtiy  wants is a vision of the-future Canada. It is time  he was looking ahead at the na'tion' wc are  bound to devclope here in the ncxt generation or  two. If he looks he will sec great cities, crowding  the shores of the seas. He will see a nation with  three great outlets to the seas���������������������������one on the east:  one on the west, and one on the north. He will  see the markets of the world that stand open to  receive Canadian goods and raw materials. He  will see thc western prairies alive*with thriving  towns and busy communities, and the eastern  valleys throbbing with young life. He will see  great armies of men going out to thc fields in the  summen mornings, men who will have been  trained in the science of tilling the soil. He will  see hosts of efficient workmen filling tlie-streets  of the cities, workmen who are not the slaves of  a tyrannical industrial system, but workmen who  are co-operating with thc nation's leaders lo'the  upbuilding of a, country whose population is  happy and freedom-loving.'^  IN PRUSSIA OR CANADA ?  Louis DeGero, a German, and a prosperous  resident of Penticton before the war, but who  made himself so objectionable that he found it  necessary to move across the line, had a most  unpleasant and probably unexpected experience  when he' returned to Penticton last Friday.  Meeting Titos. H. Clarke, -an old-time friend, he  extended his hand in anticipation of a welcome  home. Mr. Clarke is a moving spirit in the newly formed Imperial League of Penticton, organized for thc purpose of ridding the district and  keeping it free of all enemy aliens. Mr. Clarke  then and thcrc told him what he thought of him  and his countrymen and marched him over to  the police oflice. Upon DeGero's request, police  protection was" offered him on the understanding  that hc leave town as soon as possible. Though  oft'ering as high as $100 for a trip to the line, he  could hot find anyone willing to take his offer,  and he was forced- to remain under surveillance  until Saturday morning when he would make  thc return by auto %stage". .  When the stage pulled up in figontof tlie post-  office on Saturday morning, .Mr. Clarke, who  was one of a group who had assembled for the  purpose^ordercd DeGero to get out of the car  and compelled him to kneel in the slush and mud  and, bare-headed, kiss a large Union Jack that  had been secured for the ceremony. He was then  stood on his feet and Mr. Clarke in forceful, language told the victim that all~ other Germans  trying' to conic back to this part "of Canada  Would meet with similar treatment. "The unusual ceremony '- terminated wheni. Mi*. Clarke  spat in the face of the Hurt, declaring, "There,  you hog, that is what I think of you," whereupon  DeGero re-entered the car to go back 'to Uncle  Sam's  territory.���������������������������Summerland Review. -   -   7 _  The Smoker's -Troubles  .;.TW bld;Scbtsmen;sai- by-tlie roadside,7tallung  and.;puffiifg 'awayr,at^vtheir/rpiptesV;V;: S7 vT y77'/  ' "There's no; muckle. pleasure ih;J'smpkin'i;Sa'nT;  vdy,"_said Donald.*_y.      V-t���������������������������, ' '--_;_��������������������������� ^X'-;        -   :  \7'iHoo;dae ye.mak' that._oot?,!>questioned Sandy:  /SVWeel," said"Dohaldf J^^^i^^^'^"'"sn^9^i,?,  <yer aih bacca-'ye're- tWiddn'^o'lthe.awfu' .expense;*  an[ if-ye're smoitin'.some itjher hody's/yer^pipe's  rammit sae tight it winna draw."       , ^ ,/.'.���������������������������"' ,  Stripped Clew  "Si Hubbard/toJd me he got a; heapV work  bnt o- you when you.was .workin' % or bim," said  the farwer. .    ,     .?,       . ^V    .  c "Wall, I allow.be did," saidth.e hired man.   .-  wVes.  Fact, is, I guess he just, about_goHt a\\"  ._   Qaf str^wfor flarse*   'v.  Oat straw gave nearly as good results in feeding horses at light work as. timothy hay is tb?  conclusion of an experiment at fye Afisspuri f_x-_  periment station. At the North Pakota experiment station, it was found, that horses which  were fed oats or bran and shorts needed about  a^fourth-more^grain=-fccd7-when^fed^oat^straw  than when-given upland prairie hay.  There is the possibility of much good coming  to the world out of Russian ^olshevism. if it  does nothing more than rid the world of the one-  idea "ruling class"���������������������������the "inner circle"���������������������������as it were  ���������������������������it will have achieved a big thing. After witnessing thc prolonged contest at the peace conference between the representatives'of Pemo-  cratic Autocracy, on the one hand and World  Pemocracy on tlie other, one cannot blink the  fact that the real fight as to what power shall be  on top is yet to be fought.  After months of bickering and intrigue the  Peace Conference seems to have brought thc  world nearer thc brink of chaos than did thc  great war. These months of intrigue at thc peace  table seem to havc made thc world ripe for Bolshevism, and it is no longer a question of what  shall be done with tlie Germans,.but the question  in ruling circles is what shall be done to save us  from the masses.  There was a reason for Bolshevism in Russia.  There is a reason for Bolshevism throughout thc  world. And if thc cause is not remedied by the  powers that be wc shall sec a revolution that will  be world-wide, and when it is ended1, autocracy  will be no morc. Then, and only then, may men  talk of world peace and achieve a real league of  nations instead of a makshift.  ESTABLISHED     1872  BANK'OF HAMILTON  Increased production of wealth is the only way  in which the requirements of the nation can be  met without excessive taxation for the next decade. The expansion of legitimate business is  essential, and the Bank of Hamilton is prepared  to encourage it by tlie judicious extension of  credits.  ARMSTRONG BRANCH  H. L. Paynter.  V  ������������������  s  For quick business connection  there is nothing  to < equal our  Long Distance  -Service  ipH^,   ���������������������������'^ *p  -    1  4  sss  - - v 7^/7,  ,*        ������������������   ���������������������������* _-     -    V_  ��������������������������� r- ���������������������������,   j-   TtsrS + t  ���������������������������  -*   7- s<%*jz.  - . '. Al-'Jft'.T;  7-7 - _  -     ^_*p,;ti  ".- 7 VV rV.-W1  ,���������������������������"- r .'' ������������������������������������������������������; -S'l'Jr z'S'AMtia  . , ^-,/--' i -rf,JA  ���������������������������"- >���������������������������  "^r"   r5"S> LVy  - AAA. . ���������������������������"**,���������������������������[  -r,. ,-.  ���������������������������'"  -���������������������������'������������������������������������������������������.   -T'*,"C-~'te^rt\  - _> j,   Jr r> ii-sg?   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THE FOLLOWING ARE-GOOD VALUES:  No. 4 Ceiling, Flooring and Siding  . .S.    618.00 per thousand  No. 2 Dimension, 2x4 and 2x6      ' ������������������18.00 per thousand  Dry Blocks           $2.5 0 per load  Planing Mill Wood 2.50  'What is there that beats a good wife?   A good | QKANAGAN SAW MILLS,  Ltd. Enderby  husband! . . OKANAGAN   COMMONER  CLASSIFIED ADYTS.  L  2c a   -ivm-d   first insertion: lea word  "   thereaircr.    2">c minimum  POULTRY ASSOCIATION will,hold  the :tnnu:il meeting in rooms over  Phillips & Whit chouse store on  Monday night, March 2-1 at 8 p.m.  to receive reports and for election of ollicers, and to arrange  program-for the coming year. It  is very desirable that every member be present.  FOR    SALE���������������������������Buggv, *G5.00;  single  harness,       p2().()0. Buckskin  horse, 8 years old: a good quiet  driver for women and children;  not afraid of autos; will stand  where von leave him; weight  about 1*100 ��������������������������� ������������������75.00. Will sell  above outfit complete for *150.00.  Also two International gasoline  engines: one 15 h.p.���������������������������s250: one  G h.p.���������������������������s2()0. Both will run on  coal oil or distillate and equipped  with magnetos. Two wagons: one  in gooil shape with box, S2.KO0;  one needing repair for sin.00.  N. A. I laves, Armstrong      f)!)-2t  FOR SALE���������������������������  tor, ;")() egg:  bargain,  (irindrod.  No. 1 Chatham incuba-  s���������������������������sii.    Also brooder, ii  George       nivermead,  HATCHING EGGS ��������������������������� Silver Gam-  pines; prize winners: .<2.a0 per  setting.' Also Campine cockerels  and indicts for sale. E. A._Spar-  row,   Enderbv. :")!)-.'-}  JFOK SALE���������������������������Two driving horses.  Applv V/. II. Horrex, R.B. -1. 59-11  FOR SALE ��������������������������� Light democrat and  wagon, both in first class condition, or will trade for horse about  11501b    Box 151. Armstrong 50-21  .FOR   SALE -  - Re  turned  Berkshire  brood sow;  and  S. C. While Leg-  horn   cockerels.  T.  D  .Mitchell,  Armstrong.  84-21  MAILING LISTS-��������������������������� Multi-typewritten letters, multigraphing, addressing, mailing, campaigns developed, sales analysis, advertising counsel, catalogs, folders,  sales letters, etc. Prompt atten-  "lion given to all orders. Address  The Central West, Limited, Wat-  rous. Sask.  HATCHING EGGS���������������������������Rhode Island  Pods, from mature stock. ' All  prize winners. Write or phone.  L.   E.  Smith.  Armstrong.  8.-1-4  FOR'   SALE���������������������������Two    splendid    pure  Jbrcd   S.  C. .White  Leghorn   cocker-  els.    S2.50 cash.       A. C. Fulton  FOR  SALE���������������������������I will sell my driving  -   mare   and   outfit   complete,   consisting  of   1   buggy,   cutter,   harness, robes, blankets at a bargain.  S.   V.   Hartry.   Enderby     84-31,  FINE BRONZE GOBBLER-for sale.  E.  SUckland.  Grijulrod.       82-2  FOR     SALE���������������������������An     excellent   heifer  coming 2 years due lo calve'Apr.  3rd, or a good  cow (J years old,  miII*ing.     1).  J.  Welsh,  Enderby.   ._  82-2  FOR EXCHANGE���������������������������Prairie quarter, 135 acres cultivated; bal. pasture. Sure cropper, close town.  $4,000. Equity 82.200; bal, easy  terms. Want bottom hinds with  small snug buildings, in city or  very close in, A. Z., Commoner  otlice.  ARMSTRONG RED CROSS  Report for February, 1919  Collections���������������������������    ,  Mrs.   Made    ���������������������������'. % 2.55  Mrs. C. Becker     2.30  Miss Florence Adair ....    2.75  Mrs. Gordon Maw ..:...    1.25  Mrs. G. C. Petar     5.00  Mrs. A. E. Sage     5.00  Miss Florence Smith ....    7.00  Miss Pringle        2.15  Miss Matheson  .........    1-75  Miss  Parkinson        2.00  Mrs. Frank Becker     3,70  Mrs. T. Thomas      14.40  Mrs. T. J. Phillips 5.20  Mrs. H. King   12.00  Mrs. H. L. Payntcr"     7.85  Mrs. S. E. Thomas     2.50  Miss Pritchard       1.40  Miss  Bella   Howard    7.00  Miss IA. V. Ball       2.00  Mrs. H. A. Allison  . .t     1.40  Mrs.   Collis    '. ...    2.00  Mrs. T. Ball       0.25  Donations nnd Sales���������������������������  Service  Guild   Collection  Mrs. While V $ 0.00  Service  Guild  Collection  Armstrong   Schools   ..    9.24  Proceeds from dance���������������������������A.  C. King    44.20  Collected on Autograph  quilt���������������������������Mrs. Graham   ..    7.80  Donation Red Gross Fund  Miss McPhcrson        5.00  Sola cushion .sold���������������������������Mrs.  Shults     4.00  Crocheted joke sale���������������������������Miss  Ball        -      l.oD  Afternoon  tea"   10.60  Expenditure���������������������������.  Cash paid Service Guild .$15.24  Materials for quilting   ..       .50  Check Foreman & Armstrong     6.97  Check Mirs., Stokes (dray-  ing)    .,.. ........,.'     2.00  Check Essondale Hospital    5.00.  Sifrnmarv���������������������������  1  THURSDAY, MARCH 20, 1919  Cash jon hand Feb  Collections,in February  Donations in February  Afternoon  tea.....,   Cash paid out in Feb.  Cash on hand Feb. 28,  Handkerchiefs    :..  5  Quilts   ....'  16  Odd jackets and panls   .... 8  Pillows   .................. 17  '0  Pillow7  cases  17  1/1.1 L Lo      ���������������������������   ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������   ������������������������������������������������������   ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������*,������������������ K.)  Magazines  50  Child's   petticoats     3  Child's waist    1  Child's   drawers     1  Sleeveless  sweaters     8  Pillow ticks    3  Bed socks  2  Woman's  waist     Jfr  port innocent men and women  who have done all they were  ever asked to do, she would he  committing a traitorous act that  wouldl blacken her name for  ever.���������������������������-R. Iv. Kerr in Kelowua  Courier.  Total  articles    492  As requested by headquarters  thc following materials which  were on hand were' also forwarded:  Two full bolts of flannelette,  two part bolts, 28 bundles  tape, 1 box shirt buttons, 12 doz.  pearl buttons, 48 doz. linen buttons.  II was decided lo keep the  wool on hand' and all knillers  are asked to knit tlie sleeveless  sweaters so urgently needed at  present. Thc Dorcas committee  will b.fc. at the rooms Wednesday, March 19th and 26th, when  thc wool will bc given out and  also thfc directions for making.  We hope there will Hc a good  response to this appeal.  Wednesday, March 26th, thc  regular moritlfly tea and business meeting will be held. Mrs.  J. McCallum and'Mrs. 1\ J. Phillips will act as hostesses. "Word!  has been received that the  monthly contributions be continued.���������������������������Communicated.    '���������������������������  ENDERBY RED CROSS  Treasurer's February Statement  Receipts���������������������������  Market Stall     $ 11.25  Donations from Japs  ..  3.00  Donation Mrs. Marshall  1.00  Sale  of flannelette  20.00  Bal. on hand Jan. 31  ..  254.72  $289.97  Disburscmcn ts���������������������������  Membership fee (checks  to Vancouver branch)  Bal. on hand Feb. 28lh .  2.00  287.97  -   $289.97  Tea  Rooms   Report  Rccipts  for March   ..$ 38.50  Expenses���������������������������  Sugar           1.00  Waler  Bal. on  F.  ���������������������������v '....       ..90  hand   $181.09  C. Mowat, Treasurer.  Card of Thanks  Deportation of Aliens  Mrs. Thos. Staplcton and children desire in this way to express their heartfelt appreciation to all who Jiaveiclone" so  jmuch to lighten the deep sorrow  experienced in their home by  the sudden loss of a loving husband and father.  Try Joe's doughnuts and.coffee rolls. J Fresh every Tuesday  and Thursday.  thought  of  Vilicns.  Britain, the United Stated and  South Africa are deporting enemy, aliens who arc believed to  bc dangerous.   Not onc of these  $173.12  countries  has   any  97.45 deporting    all    enemy  77.59 Vancouver has proposed to- dc-  10.60 port all enemy, aliens, innocent  or guilty.   No other place in the  $358.76  world has  made" such  a! pno-  $ 29.61 posal.     " V f-!" !"  329.15      The   attitude   of   tlie   United   ���������������������������. States may bc gathered from a  $358.76 recent speech of President Wil-  ;;Fire which broke out Monday  afternoon Vat Vernon last week  destroyed "the ollice aiid part of  the warehouse of thc:branch of  llie Dominion Canners."V'.^fha  total loss will probably ^amount  to about:V$10,000. /The fire is  supposed to have - origin ta led  from a stovepipe in the J ollice.  CITY OF ENDERBY  Edith  Freeman,   treasurer.  FOR SALE���������������������������Household furniture;  stoves, sewing machine, etc. Must  be sold quickly, for cash. R. W.  Patten, Enderby       81-tf  WANTED���������������������������Four or 5-h.p. gasoline  engine and pole saw. Must be  cheap, for cash. W. R. Hogan 82-2  FOR SALE���������������������������Having bought a  larger machine, have for sale a  small cream separator in first  class condition; all bearings are  new.  H.A. Fraser, Armstrong  IN POUND-One white sow,  weighing over 300. pounds.  Owner can have same by calling and paying damagrs. I'  claimed within "20 days will be  sold for expenses. A. E-  Warner. Poundkeeper.  LOST���������������������������Pair of steel rim glasses.  Finder please leava at Commoner Office, Armstrong.  Crockery at  Pre-War Prices  We are showing a large slock  of crocki ry and glassware a I lhc  old prices. Full sets and odd  pieces. All lhe best quality. Real  bargains in dishes; fancy and  plain. --���������������������������  jV.^   "  Armstrong Red Cross  On Wednesday, March 15th,  thc Red Cross Society made its  last general shipment of hospital supplies, when the following  articles wrere sent to headquarters, Vancouver:.  Socks,   pairs 210  Pyjamas  63  Operation  stockings    21  Day  Shirts     38  Property  bags    23  C. F. B. License No. 8-12980.  CI ill" St. Enderby  ENDERBY, B. C.  son* in which he spoke of "the  millions of mch and women  who live among lis ahd!share  our life, and most of whom arc  as true and. loyal Americans as  if thcy had never kno-\yn any.  other fealty or allegiance."  ������������������vcn if Pritain, America and  Soiith Africa were departing  innocent enemy aliens, tliat  would not justify Canada in so  doing. These countries never  sent lecturers ancl agents to asjc  the people to emigrate. Canada  did. If Canada were now to cje-  ���������������������������- --'  Unreserved Sale by  T am instructed by A. Lindrot, to sell by public auction  at tbe  farm on the south ride of Jtemiet School h mile   from   Stepney  Siding on  Thursday, 3rd April, 1919  2 o'clock sharp  1 single disc plow. 1  ten    ft.   disc  harrow,  levor harrow. 1 Iny niko, 1 Frost & Wood  wagon, 1. two -se;ited democrat,  1  tor, 70 ft i in  butler worker  two-section  1  3-1   truck.  cultiva-  new  Ling  mower  1 road cfirh. 1   wal  cable with 2 largo blocks   for   stumping,!.  1   saddler's sewing  horse.  200 sacks.^  GRADE CATTLH  1 Shorthorn, due end oC April ;1 grade Jersey. 5 years, old. due  jjth Sopt. (in full milk); I Holstein 3 years old, due. 1st Sept.  (in full milk): 1 Jersey 6 yrs, old due Sept. 15th, Holstein heifer  2 years old, duo, 20th August; 1 Shorthorn heifer, 2 years.old,  due 2ote August; 1 Jersey Shorthorn, 2 years old. due ISth of  July; 4 heiforcalves, 7 to 14 months;    '6 steer calves, yearlings;  1 grade Berkshire sow, 2 years old. with  9 pigs.  White Leghorn rullcts.  'A0  Tlie cattle in this sale have been well wintered.  TPeiirmsi  Oca. six  Mat. Hassen, Auctioneer,  Armstrong, B. C.  NOTICE is hereby given that the  first sitting of the annual 'Court of  Revision of the Municipality, of the  Citv of Enderbv for the-vear 1919,  will be held at the Cily Hall,; Enderby, on Monday, the 24th day of  March, A. IX 1919, at 8 oclo'ck p.  m., for the purpose of hearing and  determining complaints against the  .assessment, for the said * year, as  made by the Assessor, and revising  and correcting the assessment roll.  :. Any person complaining against  the assessment may, personally, or  by means of a written communication over his signature, or.,by a.solicitor or'jpy an agent authorized hy  him in writing to appear on his he-  half, come before the Court and  state his complaint; ancl the Court'  may confirm or correct the assessment; provided he shall'first-liave  given notice in writing tarthe. Assessor of the 'ground of his complaint at least ten days before the  said first sitting.  Pated at the City Hall, pnderhv,  this Joth day of February, A. p.  1919. -->> ���������������������������-.  .    GRAHAM ROSOMAN,  City'Clerk  Contractor 9ml PuiUJer  Brick. Cement_and..Carpentry.__Lct.rae.  give you an estimate  on anything you  want built,    Good Red Brick always in  stock  Armstrong  &.C  Jas, B. Dickapn  - Real Estate and Insurance -  List your Properties and Houses.  -Enderby  These names stand for the  best in flour. We have a carload  shipment. It is going fast. If  you have tried these flours you  will come back for more.  :ra. Diiviy  Men's Wear Groceries Enderby, B. C.  Canadian Food Control License No. 8-17170.  Just the Range You  Were Looking for  -*������������������   ^ ^  . The new "Lighter Day"���������������������������high oven. ������������������Call and see  this range on our floor. Am sure you will agree with  us that it is the best rangge ever made.  Our spring shipments of General Hardware are now  arriving.   - c .',.,"  We can supply your every want.  Fulton Hardware Co. ltd  ENDfiRBY, B. C.  Farm Lighting'-;   -JV .'."-..      V ,   V.  ���������������������������.-���������������������������.-���������������������������- Auto Starting yoi    ,-��������������������������� \ . s\ --':'���������������������������-,.  '     Lighting Ignition     . .        .   ..'  .      ,   -  Telephones'-   ~ o.    .   ,       ' -,  Wiring "   ' V    ,     V-  Accessories -"- -' --\--.  Agents  for Northern  JJSJectricJ Company, Vancouver.    \  Phone 288 .....        Jailmates Free   a  fernie Pros.  Vernon  Jpist yonr property with us for sale at opce as the  demand is increasing:  We will bave a full stock of John Peere farming  machinery in stock this spring. Jf you require  anything in this line look in and we will quote  prices.  The best gramophone on tbe market is the l?atbe-  phone. We are Armstrong agents, come in and  bear it. ���������������������������  Fire Insurance covering all lines, See us. We  bave some of the best companies,.  It Goes to The Home  Our paper goes to the home  and Is read and welcomed there*  If you wish to reach the house*  wife, the real arbiter of domestic  destinies, you can do so through  our paper and our Classified  Want Ads. form an Interesting  and well-read portion of l������������������  CREEP ������������������ YE0WARP  STATIONERY  CANDIES  CIGARS  TOBACCO  CIGARETTES  TOYS  MUSIC  AND MANY OTHER LINES  The Popular Variety  Store  CUFF ST.        :-: ENDEBBY  C: F. B. License No. 10-9227.  Order Early  Get My Prices on  Grass, Clover and Field Seeds  Garden Seeds Now in Stock  Garden Tools Just Arrived!  Shovels, Rakes, Hoes and Foi$  Get My Prices  Canada Food Board License No. 8-9;  GENERAL ER CHANTS  Griixclrocji, B.C  Vi


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