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Array rf-''^*. f  f> Armstrong,  -       B.C.  jdHittiiriier  ENDERBY,  B. C.  ���������������������������<X.      A  },  IN WHICH IS MERGED THE ENDERBY PRESS AND ARMSTRONG ADVERTISER.  Vol. 16, No. 14, Whole No-. 790  ARMSTRONG. B.C.. THURSDAY, APRIL 24, 1919  6S  SubscriDtion. $2.00 per vear: 5c the codv  MUNICIPAL COUNCIL  Heavy Batch  of Business  Put  ',   Through���������������������������Clerk Farr to Remain Until End of 1919  At  thc   last   meeting   of the  Spiillumcliccn Municipal Council, Dr. K. C. MacDonald and lhe  Governmcnl    Road    Engineers  t'Gwyrc and Dover, appeared before   lhc  board   lo   discuss   the  ,111atier of  roads.     After   going  into the mailer al some length,  it was promised  that the-Government would assist with  thc  work  on  onc    trunk   road  between    Vernon    and     Enderby  through lhc municipal!l3r.  ,    Mr.   Arnolt    interviewed   the  (['council in reference  to culvert  [on Pleasant Valley road and a  drain through his properly.-  He  stated lhat an  8-inch  pipe had  been laid across his yard, which  wasn't large enough to carry thc  water.     Hc  ottered- to  buy  at  cost price the 8-inch pipe, providing thc council would replace  it with a 12-inch pipe, and that  he, Mr. Arnott, would write to  the council stating that he had  'given   permission  for  the  construction of the drain through  |.his property. This preposition  was accepted.  -Mr'. Skelton interviewed the  council wilh reference to a right  'ol'-wuy which'has been cutout  on thc north end of his properly  -Valso , about two small trees  which had been cut" for logs oh  the'piece referred; to, and four  or five -other trees "which had  been eut on the, old/road. Mr.  Skelton'wished to know, if the  [>,cqun.cif had given any-authority  k-.fbr J this. sNyorlc, ^stating ,J4haJ;.rlhcl  had never given any permission  kto have thc change made.  "Coun." Worthington_ stated lie  r had spoken to Mr. Skelton about  changing the"road, Mr. Skelton  saying it would bc a grand idea.  The whole matter was left in  [abeyance until the members" of,  ���������������������������tiic'board could visit the scene  in question and report Jxicjc.  \    A communication was. read  I from Inspector Vbf Municipalities dra>ving the attention of  tlie council to tlie'new amend-  jnents to the Municipal Act,.sct-  \.ting out that it"is now compulsory to bold a tax sale in September or .consolidate the tax  arrears.   -  A communication from f?.  Giolma, asking for a statement  k cf taxes paid and in arrcrs on  ^soldier's homes,  was replied to  stating that   thc request entails  ^considera'blc-=Avork,-=but-ii=thc-in-  ;formation is still required it will  J, be sent"as early as possible.  Thc clerk reported that thc  assessment for 1919 was completed, and that there had been  a small reduction made in land  values, and a small increase in  improvements, also an increase  of about 800"acres under cultivation.  Thc 14th of June was sel for  lhc first mccling of lhc court of  |, revision on the assessment roll.  The  mailer  of  collection   of  lax arrears was Icfl-in the hands  of the municipal solicitor.  Reeve Kcary reported lhal he  had been given to understand  that the approaches lo llie L. &  I* A. crossing had been completed,  and that Mr. Harwood, of Ver-'  non, had been "given a contract,  the other work to bc done from  the C.P.R. Thc clerk was instructed to write thc C.P.R.  superintendent in reference to  the matter.  Thc Reeve reported  lhal the  manager of thc Okanagan Tele-,  phone   Co.   had  complained   to  him about the L., & A. company  .-digging"a   ditch   and   laying   a  watcr pipe on the line of the  telephone company south of  Larkin, and that thc L. & A- had  never asked, permission from  thc council for this work. Thc  Reeve and Coun. Hasscn were  appointed to interview Mr. Heggie, manager of thc L. & A. in  reference lo thc matter.  The resignation of Clerk Farr  was received, but on motion of  Councillors Hasscn and Wor-  Ihinglon the resignation was not  accepted, and Clerk Farr was  requested lo rclain ollice 'until  lhc 31st December, 1919, on the  consideration thai he receive-a  bonus of $200 at the end of 1919  in lieu of extra work which will  be entailed owing lo thc change  in0 lhc Municipal Acl in regard  lo thc collection of taxes, and  proposed school consolidation.  The clerk agreed to remain on  when he was assured that it was  lhe unanimous wish of the  members of the council. This  assurrance was given.  It'was moved by Councillors  Somers and Hassen, that the  wages set for 1919 bc thc same  as in 1918: $3.50 for men and  $7 for man and team, for a 9-  hour day.  Thc "clerk was instructed' to-  oblaiii a price 011,^1 2-hcrsc  grader; also slush scrapers and  to order seven boxes of powder  and 400 ft. dM2-in. pipe.    '  It was agiced that each councillor be allowed up, to thc next  meeting an amouni equal to a  total of $300. *  Ccun. Henson slated that  some person or persons were  dumping old lin cans and rubr  bislr "on - the'side'.; of ��������������������������� the. roads.  ARMSTRONG CITY COUNCIL  Question   of   Selling   in Town  .Without a License���������������������������Dog Tax  Payable May 15th.  STUMP-BLOWING  The clerk wasinstructed to.puI  a notice-in'thc. paper, notifying  thatVany person" or*" persons  caught dumping rubbish on the.  side of thc roads would bc prosecuted to the full extent of the f  law.        _     -' ' - - ~  Coun. Somers drew the attention of thc council tp"the fact,  that a fish ladder Avas needed in*  the creek at' Creamery hridge.  The clerk was instructed JJto  write the "fisheries department  for information,on the matter.  Tlie following accounts were  passed and ordered paid:  B. Mcllish  ..., $ 3.50  N. G.' Cary  ' 7.00  G. Patchett  '.  14-00  C. Lcdoux     21.00  T. B> Scott   17.50  J. p. Lcdoux     3.50  MacPhail-Smith       3.00  Blackburn & Hallam     1.00  D. C. Lcarv  6.50.  R. J. Fletcher  10.10  R..R. Perry '.  20.00  Miss Schon  :  25-00  L. JS. Farr    100.00  H. H. Worthington  25.00  M. "Hasscn  25.00  H. Somers  25.00  J. C. Henson    25.00  W. G. Dodds  25-00  J. P. Taylor    24.50  Fowler    10.50  Michcncr     10.50  Ingles    3.50  F.  N,  R.  O.  E.  R.  C.  S.  .aTracc      5.2;"  Patten    3.25  A. Beattie     8.75  Pritchard  5.25  Rcid    ...... .;. 14.00  J. C. Grinton  . ... -  52.50  R.' A. Beattie     1400  A. Clinton    ......".. 7.00  B. Finley ; 10.50  G.  Schubert     7.00  Treasurer  , ,31,15  Telephone Company . ,.. 17.65  Commoner    '  63.50  E. Patten   28.00  King-  Dinner a I   thc  tops a Sunday   motor  nicclj'.   Try it. ���������������������������  Edward  ride off  At thc last meeting of the City  Council, attended by the Mayor  and Aldermen Parks, Halladay,  Grcgary. Thomson and Adair.  Mayor Wright,, and City Clerk  Groves were appointed a committee to meet thc Municipal  committee to discuss lhc way of  pulling lhc formation of thc  consolidated school in molion.  Aid. Thomson, for the hcallh  committee reported thai hc had  inspected thc shacks complained of by Mr. Buckley, and  he could not find that they were  being used for the purposes alleged. He agreed lhat thcy arc  very unsightly and it would be a  great improvement to the city if  thcy could be removed.  Ald.Halladay, for the board of  works, reported that he had secured sonic gravel from, thc  Rippington pits, and he hoped  to get it hauled onto the roads  very soon.  .Aid. Parks, for thc light,and  water committee, reported that  lhcy were in need-of the poles  due from' J. Logan in order tb  get on with-the repairs required  It would also bc necessary lo  hire a man for a month to assist  in these repairs. Thc clerk was  instructed to,write Mr. Logan.  Aid. Parks -reported that thc  Hood Stationery Company of  Vernon, and Mc Williams, cf the  same place, were selling in  Armstrong without a , license.  The clerk ^AvasVJihstructcd to  write'bbth parties! VVV     :  -Clerk Groves ^'reported, tliat  Mrs.,, Glover had expressed herself as satisfied ��������������������������� with the freeing  of the 1 bad leading to hcr house.  It was decided thatx the dog  tax_for the. current year be payable on or heferc May -15tr.  woks tim wQsrwfw  A r  Automobiles Jleing . Soty' hy  froca} Dealers pb-Not point  to stringency In Money. ^  ~ Tas't wcojc the movement of  CJievs from tlie Okanagan Garage, \ah(V this week the movement of a carload of new cars  in, - docs not- indicate anything  like a shortage in money. This  is the second carload of Chevro-  Icts for Mr. Fletcher in thc past  two weeks or more. And it  does not look as if this carload  will-last more than a week or  two. ���������������������������  In Fords, Mr. Leary has been  cleaned out. He, too, is to receive another carload as soon  as it can be shipped.  Mr. Rands, lhc Enderby dealer, also reports having placed  the five cars expected by him  in a few days- This year the  Fords arc being equipped with  self-starter.  Wont Stand Any Fooling  Subscribe for the Commoner.  Prcmcir Oliver appointed  Mayor Gale of Vancouver min-.  istcr of public utilities lasl week.  Thc appointment so stirred up  the returned incn al the coasl  that they xbcscigcd thc Government to cancel lhc appointment  and name a returned man for  the job. So severe was thc  storm raised by the soldiers lhal  Mayor Gale decided no'l to lake  thc job. Bul this docs not meet  thc moral standard of the men.  Thcy say lhc Government-broke  faith wilh them, and arc demanding- that Premier Oliver  and his cabinet resign and1 go lo  the ccimtrw ' ' V        1  Interesting Demonstration at  Mars and Grindrod of What  Can Be Done by Group Firing  PRACTICAL ASSISTANCE  A great deal of thc ordinary  stump-blowing isA accompanied  by tremendous waste of bolh  powder ancl labor. In thc blowing cf groups or nestsv or of  extra large stumps lhis is particularly Irue, where il is necessary lo pul in several shocls and  fire each shot separately. In this  way lhc forcc of each shot is  expended before lhc forcc ol*  thc ncxl shot is -fell. All - the  forcc of instantaneous lifting is  lost,������������������ and thc stump has lofbc  shot to pieces, and al great foss  of;powder and of labor- It is  just like several, men trying to  lift a heavy body; they might  wear themselves out lifting separately and their labor would  be;ineffective,, but let all lift at  once and thc thing is done with  little effort on the part of any  one of them'.      " ;  This is the secret of thc effectiveness of the group firing  illustrated at thc Mara and  Grindrod demonstrations last  Friday by Mr. Harry Johnston,  representing" thc Canadian Explosives, Ltd.' At the farm of  Rupert Davy, Mara, onc slump  23fh 6in. in circumference was  lifted bodily.out of the ground  with Icn.lbs of powder placed  at the lifting points around.thc  slump and fired simultaneously  by'electricity., Anolhcr nest, of  three stumps, one 22 ft and one  16ft, with a smaller one malted  betw'een,-fwerciblownj clean r.oiit  Hvifii^32 ^sticks -distrifiuiectratvSi'  lifting ; points and ..instantaneously fired. . ; *-" \V :  .. At thc Slroiilgcr arid Emcnv  farms, near Grindrod,; equally  successful demonstrations were  given. Here a half-green cot-i  tonwoo'd stump 5ft in diameter,  was'lifted clean out with nine  pounds "of ��������������������������� powder. Another fir  stump,;50-in,across,was blown  clean out with TVs pounds of  powder.' -'.���������������������������:'-'  Here the'-womenfolic took.a  great interest in the Rowing,  jVlrs.JJftandcock and Mrs. JSineny  each.manipulating the battery  lever which did the firing.  Air. Johnston explained that  there 'was little advantage in  electric firing where stumps are  small and onc shot is'-.chough.  But where lhc stump has to b#  circled with shots the advantage   from   instan'tan_eo_us._-firing  Some Systematic Effort Must  Be Made to Facilitate Getting  Returned Men on the Land.  It is nol sufficient for municipal bodies to proclaim that  Northern Okanagan lands are  available for soldier settlers.  An earnest and s3Tstcmalic effort should bc made lo facilitate  prospecting by returned merir  Co-opera lion between municipal bodiTJs- and residents will  meet the need. It is as worthy  an effort as Red Cross or any  form of war-time activities. To  aivc the returned warriors a  better than 50-50 chance to reenter civilian life is now thc  patriotic duty.of thc hour. Arrangements should bc made for  reliable listings ancl for, assist  ing  in   showing  returned .men  seeking  farm   locations  where  thcrc arc desirable properties.  J: M. Wright, Mayor  W. H. Keary,.Reeve  Armstrong, April 19, 1919.  "Hearts of the^ World"  CANADIAN NORTHERN  is beyond belief by one not having, witnessed the' results of  consecutive and instantaneous  firing.  New Telephone Directory  In the Telephone Directory  recently issued by thc Okanagan Telephone Company, thc  svsftcm 'lollowed at thc coast  cities was followed here. Penticton, Kelowna nnd Vernon,  heing the premier exchanges on  lhc Okanagan system, were  each given first place in lhe  Directory in all copies-given lo  subscribers in.- those localities.  Vernon also holds first place in  those Directories given to subscribers in Endcrhy, Armstro'ng  and Salmon Arm and all outlying^ points. Following each  lead exchange, the rest of thc  exchange centres run alpha-  hctically, Armstrong leading  the alphabetical order.  Joe's - doughnuts and coffee  rolls have a clinging way to thc  affections of one's appetite.  Survey Parties Going -Oyer the  Line From Kamloops to Kelowna���������������������������Construction  Soon.  A party bf Canadian Northern  surveyors were in Armstrong a  few days-Jago*-and hrenow going  over-the proposed route in preparation, for construction work'  on thc kainloops:Okanagan line,  lenders for Avhich were, received  in Toronto last week... It is expected [thatfactual construction  work, will, begin'-bef ore^Juiiclst  OKANAGAN GOOD ROADS  ���������������������������A'-Z  Automobile Club Completes  Organization and Appoints  Local Committeemen.  V i  Endcrhy and Armstrong were  well represented at thc organisation meeting ofUhc Okanagan  Automobile Club and Good  Roads Association at Vernon  last Thursday afternoon. Mr.  Sage appearing for Armslrong,  and, Messrs Marley, Hassard,  Keith and Walker for Enderby.  There was some discussion at  the mccling over the adoption  of the name, it being pointed  out lhal as an automobile club  it might bc usurping thc field  of thc  good  roads  association!  In thc discussion lhat followed it was clearly, shown to  bc the aim of members, to discourage the multiplication of  clubs, and associations covering  similar ground and to ccntral-t  izc in one organization so as to-  give increased powcr and morc  harmonious action. It was argued lhat there couTd.bc no con-,  flict between the aims, and ^objects   of    the t- automobile  club  r-f  : "a*  ���������������������������AW  VII  and those of a good roads asso-  ciation.   Thcy were, hi/fact, almost identical, and it would bc .  folly   to   multiply   associations=  and dissipate effort. ' -;   r  Thc >rcccmmcndalion of/the:  coimuittc   on   constitution ,.was  adhered to ahd the associations:  combined into, one.       .    ,-,������������������ '.   ;  Twelve  directors  arc: ejected_  annually by the--association, 'ancl-  rr  " 7 \J&.  1 ;i>vt-;i. I  -    **-*!  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Trask.   /   V '/r 7,:  Lumhy���������������������������R. A. Copcland. "//'C:  Armstrohg^-A: "p.  Sage and  T.:1K-. Smith.       v -    /-  'Enderby���������������������������������������������. ffassard, Pr. ^. '.-  W. lieith., ,- ;y-      V  Salmon^ Arm���������������������������To he named.1  The   following   officers   were  '  n'amed hy the directors: President. G. A. Henderson; vice, frf.  A.  Heggie;   scc-trcas.,  Stewart'  J.1 Martin:' :  .    .      ' '  cThc membership fee was set  at $3. Tlie membership is not  confined exclusively to automo-  to be given, by .the Armstrong  Band promises to be the social  event of the season. This is the  first entertainment that has  been "given by the band on their  own behalf since the Avar began,  and if is hoped: that everybody  will join iu making this a success in order to encourage those  who have given their services  and have worked, in face of all  manner of. difficulties during  the last few- years to keep tlie  band in existence. -The band is  greatly in need of new instruments and music, arid'these can  only be purchased by the'assistance of the' citizens of Armstrong and district.    "The band,  has never-failed, Vvhen called bile .owners, bul anyone inler-  lipon, lo turn out for patriotic  purposcsr^Thc^membersHia ve  worked gratuitously and feel  that thcy arc entitled lo thc support of thc community. Please  remember that musical notes  cannot hc produced without  bank notes.  "To those who fail to sec lhc  need of new instruments,' the  following explanation is offered  by thc band boys: Thc instruments purchased some years  ago by thc citizens and through  lhc work of thc band arc still in  use, and in good condition, but  thc band of ten years ago will  not suit thc people of today, and  othcr instruments must bc  added lo bring il up to dale ancl  abreast of- the limes-  _ \.~  *^Zt^?jXtj^ I  "<V&H  - +t-, ..ur~. t..- ���������������������������  ...      *.'.r.*,^V>i  '-' -yA  ���������������������������'77-'  -.r-^-j  . - -- .^.)������������������  s^\  cstcd in good roads and.thc im-  Lconard's     Billiard     Parlors  open fhis week'in Enderby.*  ''Hearts of the World" at Avajon  D. W. Griffith's wonderful,  masterpiece will bc produced  at lhe Avalon Theatre. Armslrong, on Monday night, April  28th. This organization carry-  thcir own orchestra of six  pieces. Pronounced by thc best  critics as being belter than 'The  Birth of a Nation.' Remember  lliC'dalc, and don'l fail to witness   this  greal  production.    A  pro"vunrcnrvyf~^road conditions  acncrallv may become a mem-  O Br B*  her.  v Royal purple and scarlet arc  the colors, and a scarlet "OK"  inset in a   purple   wheel  is   thc  iclub emblem.  It is intended to .have lhc  men named .as directors from  every central point represented,  to act as local committmen in  their respective localities, and  all matters clfc'cling thc district  shall bc handled locally and referred to headquarters for final  action,' the"��������������������������� purpose being to  eliminate    a.s    far   as    possible  "any sectional differences or the  duplicating cf" organizations.  Onc strong, central organization working in the interests of  the districl and lhc interior is  the object,aimed at.  The Barrier'  guaranteed attra-:  Lion.  This stirring photo play, by  Rex Beach, will bc shown at the  Endcrhy Opera House, Friday,  April 25lh. A romance of lhc  early days in Alaska, produced  by tiie author's own company.  Also special comedy. Admis-  dzn, 25c a;icl-15c. ;:  \A. . OKANAGAN   COMMONER  THURSDAY, APRIL 24, 1919  LAND  REGISTRY  ACT  (Section 24),  Is the matter of an application for  tluplicate Certificate of Title No.  23893a issued to Mary J. E. Wol-  fenden,  covering,part of Lots 5  and 6. Map 771, Osoyoos Division  'Yale District.  Notice is hereby given that it is  my intention at the expiration of  0������������������& month from the date of 'the first  publication hereof to issue a duplicate Certificate of Title covering  the above lands iii the name of  Mary J. E. Wolf enden "unless in the  meantime I shall receive valid objection thereto in wriling.  Dated al the Land Registry Office,  Kamloops, B. C, this 19th day of  'March, 1919.  C. H. DUNBAR,  ,     District Registrar.  ? -���������������������������������������������  X  1  1  ft  MAT. HASSEN I  ...  ���������������������������  Auctioneer and Livestock ������������������  Salesman %  ARMSTRONG       B. C. f    ���������������������������  1 have   a   wide   ;K~<-|ii;iintniK-c ':*  tunotissl   buvcrs.       Con-nil     mc ���������������������������>  wiicu you want  to   lioM   :>   sale- .'.  Aiso ������������������011111110   particulars ol    in ,:.  surplus stock- you -\\-Is-li '.<>  dispose ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������  of, *  PHONE No. 34 %  ���������������������������  *  v  i  t  t  ������������������>  Consolidated School Proposition   //  Moving Forward Quickly  *  i  i  ������������������  .0?  %  I  MADE IN  ARMSTRONG  Ladies' Suits  Men's Suits  i  Clothes Cleaned, Pressed  Altered  and Repaired  EX. ADAIR  <>  ii  i'  i'  i  "  u  'i  i-  .i'  ���������������������������J  ���������������������������  -t  ������������������  The first step to be taken in the matter of the  consolidation of schools in the Armstrong-Spal-  lumcheen districts^ lhat of applying to the Department of Education.to be allowed to consolidate. This is up to the Board of School Trustees  of tlie city and of the municipality,"and the step  has already been taken, the application having  been sent in thc past week. When this permission is forthcoming, then a consolidated Board  of School Trustees will have to be elected by the  city and municipality. This board will then ask  the city and municipality to put a by-law to the  ratepayers for the amouni the city, and .municipality will be called upon to pay as their share  of lhc cost of the proposed school building, and  if lhc-money by-laws carry, of which there is  llllc doubt, then work will start immediately  and lhc new school pushed to completion as  early as possible. Ml this will lake some time,  bul we may be sure nol a day's time will be lost  by lhc school boards in gelling through thc preliminary work, ll is deemed advisable lhat lhe  present cily and municipal school boards should  carry on lhcir respective work until lhc new  building is ready for occupancy, for it is argued  lhe consolidated board will havc ils hands  looking  after   lhc  erection   of   the  new  in  ^promptly secured;  <A3SijiatMTnc  1x> a3I   countries.   A.-fc   for  oiir'IXVE.V-  TOR'S j\D\'I3KR,which jvill bc sent free.  5IARION & MARION.       s    .  PIANO TUNING & REPAIRING  CHARLES QUINN  T-of^Kelowna,   will.be in Arm-  Strong   and   Enderby    districts  ���������������������������every'three'-'months.  I     SECRET  SOCIETIES  Enderby Lodge No. 40  Regular meetings first  Thursday on or after the  full moon at 8 p. m. in Masonic Hall. Visiting  brethren cordially  invited  C. H: REEVES   Secretary  %- H. SPEERS  W.M.  ENDERBY, LODGE  No. 35, K. of P.  Meets every  Monday  evening  in Masonic Hall.    Visitorscor-  dially invited to attend.  CHAS. HAWINS. C. C.  H. M. WALKER, K. R. S  R. J. COLTART. M.F.  PROFESSIONAL.  C. SKALING, B. A.  >  Barrister, Solicitor,  Notary Public.  INSURANCE  Bell Blk. Enderby. B.C.  ~r     !��������������������������� ��������������������������� 1^___  E. O. WOOD, B. C. L. S.  Armstrong and Salmon Arm  Subdivisions, Miner:-1  Clai.ms, Timber /./mils. Pre-omplior.s, 'Drainage,  Irrigation and  Road Surveys, Maps  ���������������������������^.ad plans.  'tHvme (52 Salmon Arm. B.C.  lhat  lull  building without having to take up the work the  oldoboards arc doing.  Thc Commoner has given two articles on the  question of school consolidation, showing how  this svstcm of education has worked out in the  province of Manitoba. It is our desire to assist  in placing the matter squarely before the ratepayers so thev may know what to expect of thc  operation of the system in our own district, lhe  previous articles dealt with thc problem more  from the provincial view point.v Wc now wish  to give thc views of the people in several ot the  consolidated districts before referred to. -.  A year or morc ago Mayor Wright received  the following communication fom Mr. J. F. Gill,  secretary of the consolidated school district of  Foxwarrcn, Man-, which is characteristic of the  reports from all thc consolidated districts ih lhat  and other provinces where lhc syslcm has becn  put into force;  "Replying lo your enquiry of 26th February: I  have pleasure in advising you that lhc recent  step taken by this dislricVin forming an enlarged consolidated school district is working out  in a very satisfactory manner: The first consolidated district was composed of the village of  Foxwarrcn and one rural dislrict. This was in  operation for only one'year when three other  rural districts were approached on the subject.  Consolidation of all the rural districts surrounding Foxwarrcn was favored by a large majority  of the ratepayers and the present district was  formed in June, 1917. The dislrict covers 78%  sections of land and there aie eight van routes  varrying in distance travelled from seven to eight  miles at a cost per van per trip of Irom $4 to 4-50.  Thc Government pays half the cost of transportation, and a special grant of $500 to assist in defraying thc initial cost of forming a consolidated  dislrict. Up to the present the usual style of  horse van has becn used. The question of motor  vans has been discussed, but this mode of transportation cannot bc used in this district until thc  rural municipalities have completed the system  of new roads now in course of construction. Thc  trustee's arc convinced that motor transportation  is thc cheapest, and no doubt it will be adopted  as soon as conditions arc favorable.  "We havc found the attendance much.better in  tlfc^wi ii tcr==ifroii llfs^tharrt t^was^n^the^ruraT  schools, and we think you will find this to bc the  case in all consolidated districts.  "Wilh respect to this districts consolidation has  increased the taxes considerably, as a new school  was built at a cost of -$57,000. This, of course, is  not necessary in all consolidated districts, but thc  extra cost of transportation would probably in  all cases increase thc taxes to somc extent. This  might be offset in a measure, as in this districl.  by requiring fewer teachers lhan were employed  prior lo consolidation-  great advantage gained by consolidation. In  common with other consolidated" districts,-the  taxes are considerably higher, but it must not be  forgotten that the district has a beautiful, large,  modern, school building instead of the old dilapidated buildings. Even then, if the attendance is  taken into consideration, the per capita tax for  educationJis /much lower than formerly. "Thc  unanimous opinion of those having children in  attendance is in favor of this system," says the  official report. "Onc ratepayer says hc would be  willing to pay an extra tax of, $100 rather than  return to the old system, he is so well pleased  with *-tlie��������������������������� way in which his children are taken  to school."  The Dauphin consolidated school is anolhcr  example of the success of the syslcm. Here thc  consolidation has becn working since 1909, and  lhe report says thc system has grown in favor  from thc start, ll cosls them a little morc than  when under the old syslcm, but lhcy say_lhc results arc so much belter lhat they are willing to  pay a higher school rate.  Mclita (Man)-consolidated school district-was  established in 190S. "and has given good satisfaction to the ratepayers, morc especially lo those  having children of school age who. previous to  pfclisolidation,. were living a considerable distance from thc school and are still living several  miles from the consolidated school. Thcrc has  been no:intimalion on the part of the ratepayers  lo return to thc old system." .  Thc Starbuck. consolidated has been in existence ten years. Thc average rate for special levy  in thc three-districts" consolidated, Starbuck,  Holyrood and Kinlough, for the three years previous to consolidation, was 15 1-10 mills on .the  dollar, or $9.75 per quarter section. Since consolidation, it has bcen found necessary to increase the rate lo 18 mills,, or $11.55 per quarter-  section. The consolidation has given widespread satisfaction, so much so that none would  bc willing as far as wc know lo return to former  conditions, and among the reasons for this'satisfaction the following may be mentioned: (Jl) We  have a morc beautiful, more comfortable, more  convenient, better equipped, belter healed and  ventilated" school building, set in large and attractive ".grounds. (2) By our Iransportalion system, thc pupils arc able to' attend more regularly  and more'comfortably in. all ��������������������������� weather, arriving  a I school in better condition/for .work. (4) Wc  havc thc .advantage-of better grading-and better  supervision of- teachers, which lends to getting  more and better .work in- thc allotted time. (4)  Wc havc high.school'education, free for all, rich  and poor alike, without interfering with .the  I lower grades. (5) Our courses of study can be  more .complete' and- betler'adapted and adjusted  to local .conditions, and requirements. (6) We  have better facilities for taking up when required  all supplemental courses, such as ' domestic  science, manual training, elementary agriculture,  school gardening and nature study. In view of  these advantages, wc conclude that consolidation has created, ideal conditions to meet the  educational requirements.of pur community."  These reports arc hut samples of many others  from Manitoba. Thcy express the thought hack  of every report made on school consolidation.  These reports should convince the most skeptical  of thc advantages to he derived from consolidation, and there should be no question as to the  outcome of the vote on the money by-laws that  are to be submitted.  Another excellent idea is being worked out hy  the committee of the school boards and the city.  It is proposed to sell the school bonds to our own  people,V'sb "tl^r^inste^l^fsciulin^tlie^mtercsf  KING EDWARD  A name that stands for the best in hotel service  ������������������  King Edward Hotel,  P. H. MURPHY  Proprietor-  Enderby  rcrcro^i^i^^  money out of the district it may be retained here.  It is believed there will be no difficulty in selling  every dollar of bonds issued, in view of thc excellent record made by Armstrong and the Spallumcheen in the Victory Loan campaigns.  RETURNED SOJ.PIERS FOR FARMS  Many soldiers desiring to farm for themselves  find it necessary to work on a farm for a few  months lo renew experience, to get new experi-  1   mav  stale  with   confidence  that   thcrc  arc ence or lo learn a districl.    Thcy arc to be dealt  with by the farmer as farm help and paid according to their experience and ability by thc  farmer.     Can you take one or more? If so kindly  very few in this district who' do not pronounce  consolidation a great success and consider that  the transportation   service   and   the   opportunity  offered of obtaining a first-class education for alt drop a line to, VEieut. R. L.-Ramsey,  Soldiers'  Settlement Board, Birks Bldg,  Van-  Vi,ARS AGO pcoplo used to  mftke themselves heard by  siioutintf from the house top*.  If you tried that to-day you  wstild probably have to appear  before a commission in insanity.  NOW-A-DAYS    the   businesi  *a������������������n uses our Want.Ads.  trrrrs^T. ikt ��������������������������� m ������������������. ���������������������������.c.-*r  children in thc dislrict is well worth the extra  taxation. J We.: find that a better class of teachers are obtainable, for a large school"; the-attendance-is-.much, improved; the pupils have every  comfort and assistance in their studies, and thc  frequent intercourse wilh so.many of. their own  age leads to improvement in many ways."  Thc Snowfiakc (Man.) consolidated school district consists of the municipalities of Louise and  Pembina, and has an assessment equal to 40 sections of land. In this district a modern school  building was erected. The children are brought  to school and taken homc in the ordinary covered  vans. The combined monthly-average attendance for the old schools was 28, while that for  the new school is 45, showing conclusively  thc  Bldg,  couvcr, B.C.  Give full particulars of the class of man you  want, married or single, experienced or otherwise, what you can pay, and stale thc class of  fanning you. are .-following; also stale length of  time, you can hold position open. You will help  the -soldiers and. the reconstruction problem if  vou clo this.  Must Gut off Unpaid  Subscriptions  The Paper Controller of Canada  has given notice that a strict regulation is about to be issued by the  Dominion Government to the effect  that���������������������������  Publishers of newspapers must  cease sending their newspapers lo subscribers three  months in arrears unless subscriptions are definitely renewed and all arrears fully .  paid.  The reason for this regulation of  lhc Paper Controller is that it is the  practice of some publishers to send-  thicr newspaper until ordered  stopped, and this practice frequently means a failure to collect  anything for subscriptions in arrears, in which case there is-a virtual waste of paper. It is to pre- - .  vent paper waste that the new regulation has bcen  decided on.        - -  The manufacture of paper consumes labor, wood, coal, chemicals  and transportation facilities, and  every ton of paper saved means  just so much-more labor, raw materials, chemicals, fuel and^ transportation available for urgent war  needs.    For these reasons the Gov- "' ***  eminent insists that paper shall be  saved, and proposes that only those  whs   pay   for   their   publications  shall receive them.     V  0 . This order will leave" the news  paper publishers no choice in the J - -  -matter.    "WV must  therefore  insiit'V  upon alt subscriptions to the Com-  mox'f.u being paid up.  We are cleaning up our subscription   list   this   week "and   will -be-'  forced  to  send  final  notice  to   a.l  subscriptions in  arrears. t  All subscribers musl pay. up.  . -        "     -Those  in   arrears  will' have.the  Commoner discontinued.    We have  *    .no option in themalter.   The Post-  ..r--.- ..       "-     office   Department" will   i.cfulse "to     ,  /��������������������������� deliver, newspapers where .the sub-- _  scription    expiry    date,  is .^threc  months   in   arrears.     Pay" up -now V  and.make a discontinuance of'your."  paper, .unnecessary. ~-v."We. do "-not*"-  1  wislr-.to. cut off-a single subscrip-.?"  ���������������������������   ,    -     tion. "We want all  our friends to-  -remain   with-us.     Put' the   paper'V  -shortage" in   Canada   is   becoming"*-~  -. alarming.     - x "       -     '     V     '   '  We  must -recognize  the  regula-  lions of tiin.r^Mjcr Controller.if we '  are to continue.  . ^ook up your expiry date- anc|  govern yourself accordingly.*  Don't blame your boys and girls for wanting  to leave for the big city when vou  encourage  f>  them tln-ough the false"economy of buying your  SCIICl   US  YOUf   SUbSCriPtiOIl  goods of the big city mail order concerns that - T  arc indirectly robbing your locality of all its attractions. ��������������������������� .     '  to the Commoner~$2.00 THURSDAY, APRIL 24, 1919  OKANAGAN   COMMONER  o-  l<=->0<  ������������������>���������������������������=���������������������������������������������������������������<  to  Patrons  *-o O-  X  ?<  3, ^j--  _���������������������������-C*' "   t.           - ���������������������������* j  -V-- - --6  ��������������������������� tS,  -1  I  For the past year the Commoner has endeavored to maintain a standard as an eight-page ncws^  paper, covering the Armstrong-Enderby district. To what extent we have succeeded .we leave  to-you to decide.    We have not satisfied our-selves. .Vxle hope we have satisfied you.  There have been the besl of reasons why we have not succeeded better than we have. .-First;Js  the reason that, shortly after starting the Commoner, we lost part of our mechanical staff, for  Overseas service: : This left us short-handed in the  mechanical  department, and -forced -Us  to  N.  .-/  s r^-~  'Vis"?  ->/  'J-'-'.g&Z  ���������������������������isss'szi  ^ .-,..; originally"intende&v We feel" cbhfidehf .thatVourrpatrons'^11 reco^ do more ^  r$V^ than ^ :" V       ' "7   J  ~.  Ss-s.'-SA-: ������������������������������������������������������- c.~/_ sr.- Zss* ���������������������������-, ���������������������������:-:. l >'-'?- <'.---. vVr;.cv4V'^ --- rVv.v V..V- v: .'     V ,  .'On the showing of tbe first yearV operations Jt is ..c^^  , V.cut <Jo\yn the cost ofproduction.5 Tbis can_auly^ advertising rates-.~m$, ";  7" 7 at. tbe same, time put.a-charge:onVmany forms of advertising.jwfi$c)i\|ij[<pieilo/|i4^r^n- allowed  to be^'4ea^rbeadted?���������������������������'rr^Us for meetings;; locals relating to.-concerts,-: teas; sales,' at boiries,"etc :,:  7-7 - an4-ail special announcements ol arevenue producing nature; or for sc^ieti^Vcbwrcbes. etcr    ---.  - Jbe cbarge wib be tfie same as tbat inyogtjejn tlje columns of 7 our Valley contemporary., an^. s  ~7    Vacibptett as tbe standard for >yeejcjy..newspapers_intb������������������ Wp8^?","        -,V 7\-'/. /..vv~\''"-- '7/   '.  :  -. v    Ait advertisers ^ow. nn<ier, contract or any signing up for space by 4fay Vst������������������ anil all now rvm-  V .. ning as "regular" advertisers, will be'ccf.ntinwe4for;tbe period of one year, at tbe rates now inV  :^ force.   Oniah<l af^ v. \ . ."       . .      .v..  Transient. 75c an incb first, insertion, 40c an inch eacb subsequent insertion.'~ ^-   " . -  i -<s , -     \ '" s ' "   ������������������V " --   ,"       ��������������������������� '-     .- --^     -.    - "^   * - ~. -     .       ��������������������������� - -.  /   Contract.(or "regular^), 3Qc an.incb.eacb insertion; s'--      ..       v _ ..-'-.V"-/ // 7"'-���������������������������: j  .  : Contract (500. inches and up to JOQQ iii one year), 25c anancb.,    ;  -    Society meeting notices, |0c a line. ��������������������������� '"'\ __ - V.-^ /-'  - ''&/'���������������������������'��������������������������� ;V-oV--  business locals,run Avitb.uews locals; Jt5c.a line,  v V        -���������������������������-,.-   .-    ,     ,   . /  ���������������������������^    locals advertising teas, sales, concerts,, etc;,, J244������������������c a line. . .     J,  Readers of a semi-news nature,' descriptive of coming events jind things, 5c a line:  .    js      .*���������������������������-*  -.-:'-. \*'  Vss  n *  .   ^.    ���������������������������  -��������������������������� x'���������������������������S^^S-.������������������  ~-'S7'7s^s^:  -     *- ���������������������������*   ^ t ft. aw  jX^?^?  *.*'^ ;"'* i-aCc  ... vi a ^^-r-'i^l  '     [-*   i^-A*.���������������������������* .it* I  rV^si���������������������������.t'S'7-!  ^4^ -"-^l  -i'.^M--^  <.  i  J  8=  COMMONER  s  i  >-o<=���������������������������>o< THURSDAY, APRIL 24; 1919 J  =vi  #fcanagau Commoner  In  which   is  merged   the   Armstrong  Advertiser  and  Enderby Press. ,          Published  everv Thursday at Armstrong, B.C.,  at $2  a year, by Walker & Cary.  H. JM. Walker. Editor & Manager.  TRANSIENT  ADVERTISING   RATES  Transient advertisements payable in advance.  Classified adverisements  at   he word  rate   2 cents  ..per word first issue; 1 cent each subsequent issue.  Adverisements with heading or display oO cents pei  inch first issue:  30 cents each subsequent issue.  1   s    av advertisements thr>ee inches or over, 40 cents  r,er inch'first issue; 30 cents each subsequent issue.  P Local NoticesVniniediately following regular locals,  l^V-F cents per counted line. .  Comin" Events���������������������������Notices of a revenue-producing nature��������������������������� cents per word; minimum charge, ;>0 cents.  Where" no revenue is derived, 1 cent per word, minimum charge 25 cenfe. ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������,.  Births, Marriages and Deaths, oO cents.  fiSSltf&liSS.'liter U..0 locals, 5 c.n.s p.,  "Eg? ilSU^S'" cent." PC H.. fl������������������t !������������������..;  '^f's'^JrV'lc ���������������������������niSap1pr������������������ox1���������������������������,a,cly 0 word. .0 .  plication^ .   * 4     THURSDAY, APRIL 24, 1919  THE  CALIFORNIA  OF  CANADA  U is most dillicull for one not having lived in  California lo fully realize ^vhat the t���������������������������������������������' b���������������������������"  ncss really means to that state. It is sale to say  ha he tourist trade brings lo Cahlorma each  season al least irom ten to twenty millions o  dolhxrs Somc estimate the figure a great deal  hither, but this figure is high enough to bring to  lhc Canadian nunc! some idea oi what this 'trade  -would mean if it could be turned this way ior a  .season or two. And il might well be il we were  onlv prepared to receive il and cater to iJ. But  Canada is youn'g at the tourist "business W c  have a heap to learn aboul it. _ Naturally, not  knowing how .to receive it or. to -develop it, wc  nobh-pooh its possibilities. *But it is a pledged business���������������������������a trade that brings- wealth and  hcallh and pleasure in.its wake.  Thc tourist trade gives quickest returns ior  service oi anv commerce any country can undertake Payment, "cash on. the dot," as onc has  put it,1 is lor exactly those, things which'the people produce and originate themselves. In that  sense tourist traffic forms a most valuable national asset of gilt-edged import of practically nothing but dollars: Another important factor: It is  a business tisot carries refinement with it. Peo-  Cplc away from home are on iheir good behavior;  Ihcv meet others; converse at lhcir best; arc irec  and frank, and in giving of thc best in them, thcy  draw thc best out of those with whom they meet.  A new spirit" is developed and a better people is  the outcome���������������������������and a belter country.  This is an aspect of- the trade which niusl not  be overlooked. And in lhis year of dillicult rc-  adaplation lo peace condilions, when such .tremendous possibilities arc opening for Canada,  wc should make the besl of what wc havc in the  Okanagan aiid exert ourselves in an effort lo turn  tlie.lido of-this gill-edged trade inlo lhis beautiful valley. Perhaps we arc not yet prepared to  handle lhc larger tourist trade, but we can very  easily prepare lo take care of lhc aulo .tourist  traffic���������������������������and   lhis   is   by   ho   means   insignificant.  The Trade Adviser of lhc Pan-American Union  ���������������������������an inlernalioiicirorganization maintained by"  the   Lwenly   Lalin-Amcrican    republics   and   lhc  Northern Okanagan and Southern Okanagan. But  the people cf California quickly'realized their  mistake, and tlie onc word "California" is  enough. So it is rapidly coming to be in this  glorious Valley of ours. The tendency is-to drop  anything which signifies distinction as to locality.  The Okanagan is not so big as to require splitting  up into small localities. We are all onc. We arc  better that way���������������������������and we will get farther.  This seemed to bc the important aspect of the  organization meeting. And it is the finest spirit  possible���������������������������thc winning spirit. Too long have wc  in thc Okanagan becn content to confine our  focus to the little things about our door. We havc  not measured up to the real importance of the  district we arc a part of���������������������������the Okanagan. We  have not becn Okanaganites in the larger sense,  and thereby havc failed to make the most of our  opportunities.  It is filling that our aulo owners should lead  in marking off sectionalism in thc Okanagan.  If thc new association clings fast to that policy,  and plays openly and fairly with all parts of lhe  country, much good will come of it. Wc have in  thc Okanagan many miles of trunk road, some  of it the very finest scenic driveways that could  be found anywhere. These trunk roads should  bc looked after first, and thc influence of thc association exerted in having thc trunk road from  one end of thc Valley to thc othcr put in Al condition and kept that way. Hundreds of autos  will come into thc Okanagan from Washington  points this season, and these will be'only tod1 glad  to lour the Valley from Penticton north provided thc trunk road is kept in condition for easy  travel. If California had such scenic drives as  many of those in the Okanagaiv thcy would bc  advertised from ocean to ocean and tourists by  lhc hundred would pay handsomely to bc driven  over them. Then wc havc in thc Okanagan the  finest of fishing and hunting and a long camping  season wilh little rain and Jew of thc discomforts  which arc confronted in thc dryer portions even  of California.  We should make morc of these features so  common to us, but which would attract tourists  by hundreds if. thcy were known about. The  lake drive from Penticton to Vernon should become famous if it were better advertised. Then  we have thc drives through groves and deep canyons and that winding from Enderby to Mabel  Lake. All of these, if put into condition for traffic,  would become popular, and would bring gilt-  edged business into the Okanagan. .<-..  CREAMERY DIFFICULTIES  Tin iT^rsTTfR^ToFl ltFTlcOTTimTOif nr fflurfgna Ufef  things of friendly intercourse, writes lo lhe Canadian Trade Commission as follows:  "I am inclined to think lhal all parls of Canada  could receive thousands of lourisls from lhe  Uniled Stales during lhe coming summer if special efforts were made by llie Dominion lo lei il  bv known generally in lhis counlry lhal Canada  ���������������������������wants tourists to come. Possibly articles in journals and magazines, calling special attention lo  llie delightful climate of Canada, Ihe*-fishing, possibilities, lhe scenery, and olher^ attractions  would induce more than usual.-thought being  ���������������������������given-lo lhal country. Our'people who may be a  bit more .settled lhan during the. war years 'wish  lo go somewherc'.'and as they cannol go to Europe, or Mexico, and as South America is loo far  away and passports loo dillicult lo obtain, our  own western country and Canada Ihen become  more-or less Mecca."  The meeting of patrons of the Armstrong  Creamery last Saturday afternoon in the City  Hall was hot productive of any great results, but  it did bring about a clearer understanding of the  situation and enabled patrons and the managing  board to talk over tbe difficulties confronting tb.c  cnteiprise���������������������������-and lhcy arc not few. The explanation of Mr. Bally, the bultcrmakcr, and that of  thc managing directors, Avhile nol conclusive, indicate that, thc management has some very real  troubles to work out. Patrons who addressed  lhe meeting showed that while lhcy were not ciir  tircly satisfied wilh the. way the business had developed, thcy were still prepared to hold fast to  whal lhcy have unlil belter results can bc bad  from olher plans yet lo bc evolved. Il was apparent from- lhc remarks of all lhal greater effort  must yet be made, by lhc bultcrmakcr as well as  thc management lo overcome the handicaps un-  fider which lhc inslilulion has operated. While  nol pointing to any definite change in thc policy  of lhc Creamery, the gisl of lhc argument of the  patrons=w:asJhaUthay==xv-crcucnlircLy=salisfiecl=-w-ith=  lhc treatment received from Mr. Bally and. thc  managing directors, bul al thc same lime Ihey  did nol feci lhat lhc last had vet been done Jo  bring lhc inslilulion out on thc right side of lhc  balance sheet. Thcy were prepared lo stay wilh  the inslilulion and lake a reduction in the price  of bullcrfal rather lhan withdraw and lhus������������������de-  privc lhe locality of a going co-operative concern.  SLUMP IN POTATOES  BUILDING UP ON BROAD BASIS  At last week's organization mccling of lhc  Okanagan Automobile Club and Good Roads Association, held at Vernon, there was a total absence of anything in the nature of sectional feeling. The spirit of lhc mccling was such as lo  give confidence in lhc id lima te outcome of the  new organization, based upon lhc broad- lines  thal'havc bcen drawn for il.. The association is'  nol confined to any particular limits. The Okanagan is bigger than certain territorial lines: it  stands for more in lhe minds of thinking people.  Jl has a charm something like tlie charm which  clings to "California." Long ago they used lojdu.slVy is confined almost entirely lo Montreal.  _.sj)e;:k of "Xorlhern" California and "Southern" j Quebec and Toronto. Still we import $2,000,000  ^California, jusl a.s we  (narrowly)   now speak of  worth of boots and shoes annually.  Potatoes were selling in Armstrong this week  al $5 a ton. These were si tiffed by the evaporator  company. It       means     lhal.   potatoes     now  in pits N\:ill have lo bc fed lo thc hogs. At this  price potatoes-make cheap feed for pigs. The  slump in'price at lhis lime will have a tendency  lo discourage planting for this season's harvest  This may act in the interest of those** who.-do  plant. If is,certain our truck growers will not  go in heavily for something that does not give  promise of a market. In lhe meantime our Chink  gardeners* are-planting larger lhan ever. They  arc growing lhc truck for which a belter market  price is ccrl'iWq-���������������������������celery, cniqms, tabic carrdts,  etc. They have all Uic bottom land available in  and around * Armslrcng suitable for the better  class of vegetable ^growing���������������������������-and are making the  best of it. While farmers niusl bc con tent.with  lhc lower' class of vegetable-growing.  . There arc over 1.50 boo I and shoe factories in  Canada wilh a capitalization totalling $40,000,000  and employing 15.000 men and women.    The in-  Complete     Range    of  Footwear for Summer Wear  We prepay postage on all these lines in footwear. Compare our prices with the"-mail order houses and again take  consideration that these are the very best grade of canvas  Footwear viz. MALTESE CROSS; WE ADVISE you to send  your orders in as soon as possible to avoid disappointment  later on.  HIGH CUT RED FOX  This is the name given to a very superior  line with double rubber sole. Best white  Canvas Rib  rubber  sole  reinforcement.  Mens  sizes  b\  toll, price $2.25  Womens Sizes 2\ to 7. price $ 1.95  Misses  Sizes 11 to 2, price $1.75  FAIRY  SANDALS.  Cute little white sandals rubber soles with  the instep strap cut on the same style as a  sandal. Misses' Sizes 11 to 2. $1.35  Girls' Sizes 5 to 1(JJ% Price .   1.25  SPECIAL  MEN'S   CANVAS BOOTS  The correct, comfortable canvas boot, very  durable, tan heavy duck tops, rubber soles  \   and solid heel. Sizes 5^ to 11 Price    $2.95  o  canvas  BOYS' RUNNING SHOES  These aio the" low kind  in black  with rubber soles and  just the  runabout  thut boys like.   Boys' sizes 1 to 5.     Price   $125  Youths' sizes 11 to IH,   (Price ....  1.15  Little boys' sizes 8 10������������������.    -������������������������������������������������������      V ..  1 .OO  PASTIME HIGH CUT ^  A very comfortable high canvas boot for  women and girls, rubber soles and heels.  Women's sizes 2\ to 7. Price .. $2.75  Misses'       "    11 to 2       " 2.25  HIGH CANVAS RUNNING SHOES  A very popular quality in the high cut tan  black and navy, strong grip rubber'soles.  Men's sizes 5������������������ to 11.    Price $ 1.65  Boys' sizes 1 to 5.   Price .1.45  Youths'"   11 to 13-   "     .. ..   1.25  Little boys' sizes 8 to 10������������������ 1,15  We will exchange any pair that is not the correct size.  Send your orders into  DEPT. H., Mail Order Department.  THE HUDSON'S BAY COMPANY  Mail  Order  Department  H. VERNON, B .C.       BRITISH COLUMBIA INTERIOR STORE,  Canadian Food Control License No. 8-21018. ������������������.o   -  .   ���������������������������  Money Still Wanted  Canadians must" continue to  savc.il" for ho other purpose  than that the war.estimates for  this year call for an expenditure  of $350,000,000. This is only  $150;000,000 less than the sum  asked for last year.; Thc armistice has bcen signed, bul it is  estimated that the expenditure  on war account "will this year  be equal to about 70 per cent of  thc amount aslccd for Jast year-  The fighting ceased wilh thc  signing of the armistice, but the  paying did not. You can loan  lo thc Government by buying  War Saving S.tamps.  If you know a piece of news���������������������������  Icll us.   We'll reciprocate.  sb  sb  sb  sb  sb  ENDEttBY SOAPIER  SETTLEMENT JiOARP  Frank Hassard   (Chairman)  T. A. Bryant, A. Reeves  R. J. Coltart, C. B. Winter  SB  SB  SB  SB  SB  SB  SB  SB  Meelings of this committee  are held at the City Hall,  Enderby, every Saturday al  2 p.m. Persons hr.ving for  sale productive farm lands  suitable for soldier settlement, and relumed'soldiers  desiring to settle on the land  in this district and needing  in formal ion or advice, are  hereby    invited    to   attend.  CiHAllAM       ROSOMAN',       ScC'.V.  S88888S8888888888888888888  SB  SB  SB  mmtI  Bftrrl fia  U&  Fishing  for Dollars  Are you satisfied  ���������������������������with tbe catch?  Are you using the  best bait?'  Classified Want  Ads.   in  this  paper bring  results.  Cup?"***���������������������������& 1*T by a W   UrCurdr  J^  L  BIG SACRIFICE .Hit.M  MM Orlfllonnily 8pW nk) -' ������������������' *I  f or 8aMt $2QQ to I35Q  Hpw Pnly fift������������������ n������������������ll������������������p������������������ nnrt n������������������wn  #teM in iine of Pis B������������������U!w*y  Pevelopment*    Now Is Me  tiros to Invest-   There will      ^  tfever lw-but owe wop, of  real estate.  TWi* it over.   ���������������������������  wp "oxv^r^wnssw^^  Armstrong-Okanaqan Land  Company, limited  SAGE & VLVITU SAWBS AGENTS  Plow*  Prills  Pises  Wagons  mm*  Harrows  Buggies, Etc.  Agent for PekswU Cream Separators  ---tiie best on the Market  Repairs can be obtained   for aii the  above mentioned implements.    State  your needs now.  I ALSO   CARRY   A LINE OF PAINTS  ������������������  ijix*r���������������������������&y  Subscribe for Ibc Commoner,  i ^  THURSDAY, APRIL 24, 1919  OKANAGAN   COMMONER  Regular  SHEET MUSIC  SONGS  Missouri Song  Sing Me to Sleep  K-K-K Katy  Sunshine of Your Smile  In the Garden of My Heart  My Rosary for You  Mother Machree  I Hear You Calling Me  I'll Sing Thee Songs of Araby  When - Great Red Dawn - Breaking  When My Caravan has Rested.  Instrumentials  Music Folios  /  H. S.  BEST  Armstrong  HpTlRESf  Agency for McLaughlin. Chev-  let and Maxwell CarsC Little 'Jriant  l/ and Chevrolet trucks. We also  handle J. I. Case and.Avery tractors. A full line of motor/accessories and tires always in stock.  OKANAGAN GARAGE  Phone 77.   Armstrong  I. O. P.  Court Armstrong  No. 3429  -Meets 4st and-3rd Monday eve1 in  .       ���������������������������, Foresters?'Hall ���������������������������-������������������������������������������������������--   rAV. Hope, C. R. A'.J. FiFi:ii.rFin. Sec.  ' S~~Joe's  doughnuts   and ~ coffee  rolls arc the niostrpopular Jhing  on the pike���������������������������except his choco  Jates.,*  I-  Tm wtwoptst envnen  i ���������������������������*- a    Armstrong  Jftev. J. Wesley MHleri Pastor ~  Public Worship���������������������������tt a.m. and 7.30  p.m.; Knoh Hill, ,3 p.m..? Sunday  ' School, 2.30.' Reception for new  r members at morning service.  Zion ;' ---   "  zjon envnen  Armstrong  Rev. W. Stott, AJmister  To-night���������������������������The  Forward  Movement  ,   meeting.   Rev. F. W. Kerr of New  Westminster, will he present.  April  27���������������������������tt  a.m., pi vine Control.  ]2.15���������������������������Sabbath  School.  7.30���������������������������"What Money Cannot Buy" IpricLy  XXXXXXXXXXXXX  X X  X    , ARMSTRONG NEWS      ������������������  x ' x  xxxxxxxxxxxxx  X  Mrs- R. Jameson left on Saturday for Princeton.  Ice cream sodas and ice cream  straight���������������������������at Sawyer's.  Mr.  H.  Kittleson  returned on  Saturday from Salmon Arm.  x  Mrs.   H.   TurnhuH-  of  Vancouver, came in on Saturday.  x  Miss K.Fuenfgeld of Kelowna  is visiting her parents at Armstrong. ___  If you would havc thc home  news,. subscribe , for  the . home  paper.       -        ��������������������������� -  x  Miss    Brockwcll    spent    the  Easter holidays with-friends at  Vernon. -  x  Mrs. Geo.Wilson left last Saturday for Salmon Arm for a  few days.  X -  Major T. LeDuc'of Victoria,  is  visiting Mrs.  LcDuc at  the  at Jhe ranch.  Mr. and Mrs. Patmor of Kelowna, spent the week-end with  Mr. and Mrs. Freeze.  .   ~-     %     '  Mr. and Mrs. E. Johnston, of  Nan ton, Alta., arc visiting Mr.  and'Mrs. J. Anderson.  Pte. A. Parkhurst who went  overseas in 1916 returned to  Armstrong on* Monday.  Mr. Ed. JMicliell lcft:on Saturday for Chase,after visiting his  father-in ^Armstrong for'a fc\y  Aveeks.       '    .''*"'       f. .  Mr. Jas. Hopkins came in on  Monday .fjroin   Vancouver  and  will   enjoy   a "-week   with   his  father.  .      V     ,  .   -,-->"'  _  .- V/ "  -- \    x     ���������������������������'''--     --.- -  Mr.-R. Chamberlain, now of  Vancouver,   is;   renewing    acr  quaintahces at  Glenemma  and  Falkland:  r ���������������������������-_   ;   >-.- s  'VV';   '-"?--V'.JC    'x,       .  '   .a   *"'���������������������������'  ��������������������������� G- P. O. Strudwick returned  to Esquimau on Saturday, after  spending a two-week's leave in  Armstrongs u  Mr- W.Swith. manager of the  local  branch  of the .Panic  of  Hamilton,  left   Jast   week for  Vancouver on business^  ji  Mrs. ft.,S. ^orn awl Mrsv C.  W. Holliday arc to be the hostesses at the Bed Cross tea on  Wednesday, April 20th-  The teachers of the Armstrong, public school stuff attended the school con v.*!"! lion  which was  held  at  Vernon on  A    number    of    Armstrong  young people enjoyed the danci  in   the   Opera   House  Monday  night given by the Enderby base  ball boys.  X  The Women's Auxiliary, Armstrong, intend holding a sale of  work, May 3rd, 2.30. , Stall for  home cooking.    Tea 15c.   Above  Phillips & Whitehouse. 9-2c  x  Chief Engineer Winter, of the  Atlantic Patrol Service, after an  absence from Armstrong of  about two years, returned home  last week. Hc left on Wednesday for Vancouver, on a business trip.  x  You' will miss a rare treat if  you fail to see "The Hearts,of  the World" in the Avalon Theatre next Monday evening. Manager Morris is to bc congratulated-on, getting.- this - master^  piece for Armstrong.  X  Thc regular weekly dance of  the Maple Leaf Club was held  on Thursday, night, April 17th.  instead of their regular'hight oii'  account bf Friday being GooH  Friday. The usual good tunc  was enjoyed by all present;  Mr.   and   Mrs   T.   Cumn������������������ing'  gave a very enjoyable parly at  their homc on Wood Ave., Inst  Wednesday    evening. . Dancing  and games were indulged in lill  a late hour, when most dainty  ahd     tempting  .refreshments  were served.  *-.{   .    ,  Mr. and Mrs. Shoton and son of  Kamloops motored to Armstrong:  on Good ,. Friday.   They"   spent  Easter   with Mrs. Crozier and  Mrs.  Whitehouse, on  Saturday,  Mrs.   Crozier, Sr.  accompanied  them   to   Vernon,   visiting her  grandson t whilst /there.    .The  party, retnmed on   Monday to  Kamloops.     " ���������������������������'.       . , V  the'locaf lodge of the 1.6 6>.  celebrated ������������������������������������������������������-. the/.. lOOth'^anniveiy  sary. of the order' by attending  church service in a body -last  Sunday at 3 p.m., in St.\James  Church. The band heaclecj the  parage. There was a large, turn:  qijt of members and the Jtev. ft.  AJdcrsoh gave, them a very ap-  propria'tc^ackU'ess. --  X  ' The Qualification Committee of  the Soldiers' Settlement poarcj of  Canada will be in -Armstrong-.6n~  Tuesday next, April 29th to re-  ceive^applications from returned  soldiers of the locality, who wish  to avail -themselves of the Soldiers'- Settlement Act. Intending  applicants shoidcj seV Sec. 0. J.  McPherson of the G. W-V. A- and  get application forms arid further  particulars.  .r    sr    sr    sr    sr    sr  i~   rs   js    ]%   r>   X  X  X  u sr    sr    sr    .j  '  ������������������V rs    rs    rs    iS  ENDERBY NOTES  ,9  x  >o<  ������������������>���������������������������  km  km  KM  km  ������������������o  Smart  ^^B^0^ ^***s*"^^B*B*^F**^^*^m**^m&*,  I  (  I  Js the stocji of men's furnishings wbicb we fmve put in for  sprin������������������ trade. Unr Hneis co?]tj>|eto in overy respect. ^ Owr  neckware ^Wcl hosiery always of tlie best material?, and at  moderate prices, will give you an excellent cjioice.  Seel Our "Smart Step" Footwear  Men's fawn  canvas  leather soles .. $4>7S  Men's white canvas  rubber soles     4-30  Men's brown canvas  rubber soles ... 3-TO  Men's black canvas  rubber soles ...    3-85  vSpecial in Men's Half (lose  This is a real goocTvalne at 55c.    Double sole, high spliced heel, in   black, - blue,  fawn   and  white, our price per pair 45c, three for $ 1 25  s  0*s  W  fl  n  ���������������������������w  o ���������������������������  5   A  Boys' .white canyas  J^4.45  Boys' brown      ''  3.15  Boys'black       "  3.25  Youth's white "  3TO  "    brown     "  2 SO  Child's white     ". '  2.00  XX X X X X X X X X X X X X  A. R. Stockdale and family  left for Alberta this week for the  summer.  X  Mr. W.  J.  Lemke is spending  a few days with Mrs.Lcmke and'  son in Seattle.  x  Don.Brown returned from the  East this wreek, after an absence  of nearly a year.  x  Another carload of machinery  was installed  at  the Okanagdn  Saw Mill this week."  x  Born���������������������������At- the  Enderby  Hospital, April 23, to Mr. and Mrs-  H. R. Wilson, twin boys.  Born���������������������������At  the Enderby Hospital,  Easter  morning,   to  Mr.  and Mrs. A. C. Skaling, a daughter. :,,]*.,  X  Miss Francis Mowat expects  to leave for New York inja week  or ten days on a visit of a^ month  or-two. r      -������������������.   :.. v   -   ������������������������������������������������������*    ~77  Watch for~ announcement for  "The Hearts of the World," to  be shown Vat Enderby Opera  Houscsoon.  A   meeting  of   thc  Enderby  24th  of / May celebration  committee' will bc held on * JFriday i  night, Apr. 25th.    ,  Grindrod is expecting a crowd,  of Enderby and Mara friends at  Hill's Store News  Your Easter suit  is not complete without  a pair of our dark brown shoes at $6.25,  7.50 and  9.25 a pr.  Silk middies, hand embroideried at $5.25.  Popular Palm Beach smocks, each $4.CO.  Organdy blouses in pale pink, others in  pink and blue stripe and white, all sizes.  Novelty .silks in plaids and- stripes,  ' prices $2.85 and 3.25. ���������������������������  New blocked Panamas   as   for ladies, at  1.75 each  Unblocked Panamas for  ladies  at  2.50  Also children's blocked Panamas ���������������������������'    1.50  In Munro's Stand  Aimstrong  "DENTIST  T. -"*"'"  Announcing that I am in. Armstrong and have opened offices  in the Bank of Hamilton Block..  Licensed in United States and]B. C. Everything in up to  date dentistry." Prices reasonable. Satisfaction guaranteed  Make appointments earlyJ       Office hours 9 to 12 and 1 to 5.  Dr. Sumner  MM*  mmmmr  the concert to, be given in the * XXXXXXXX*XXXXX  hall, tomorrow, Friday, eviening  i  . x    DEEP CftEEEK NfcWS  ������������������ x  MB��������������������������� ->    '  Pound' who went XXXXXXXXXJIXXXXX  %���������������������������      ���������������������������%-'  ii Ptc. Thos  overseas with the first pf the Enderby boys, returned this week,  and is spending some days visiting friends. ": ^   *-    -  -  ' X    "  " Only four vacant seats were-  left jn7 Enderby .Opera /House  last Friday evening .when "The  Bob Corristene is busy, cleaning up on the Corristene place.  X   "  Mr. and Mrs. Thos. Sharpe  returned froni ^Halcyon ^"Hot  Springs last week. _"   w;  Mrs. ^WaHodhduse,,VMrs: Hayr  Sign Invisible" was shqwn..,the'hurst and Mrs. Esivin returned  show.. was    repeated-, Saturday]Jast' week iri,.time to* fiastcr at  ni^ht.l -;'/ o --- -_  V V:  "    home.  L The Welcohie ."Honie to be  given the returned, boys.rthis  (Thursday) evening, iri the pn-  derby Opera ^House,' promises  to, exceed ,the. standard Jn 'point  of;attendance and pleasure.  Secretary M������������������������������������k> of the JFariu-  crs'^Jnstitutc, in charge of the  powejer magazine at Grindrod*  reports a gceat deal of stump-.  ������������������OUV������������������T TO CAI-VAHY'  ���������������������������' Thecontata, ."Olivet Jd,;Cal-  vary," given in the ;������������������n(Jerby  Methodist Chnreh on Wednesday  evening, un4er the direction of  Mrs. G. B\ Jmwbs, with Mrs.  Burton accojnpaniest, and with  lantern pictures illustrating, was  exceptionally well given.   "The  >  ' S-^-PiS-^j-'-'  S^i  :vm  > - i  '.  ���������������������������*_  ing. powder being used this solos and ^ choruses^ were" all  spring- Out of a shipment of a  hundred' cases only a week or  two ago bev has less thair40 per  cent left. And powder is something Jikc $10.50 a case, tooV  Flight-Lieut, ft. H. Poylc and  P. Wf. P. IveiT, motored over to  Enderby from |Camloops on  Sunday to spend the day with  .Mr.^ancLMrs.^A.JC.^SkalingvXL  'Boyle, who is on his way homc  lo Victoria alter having spent  over three year overseas, is a  member of the firm of McFar-  lanc & Boyle,, solicitors, oi" Victoria.  1 i* /C  t           t '-  V>c.^Ywr-  i     (*.  ���������������������������"������������������j> T^Jt"VZ''^S  *Z\J^ ^7  ^'-'^/i-  ^ , 'ji  *������������������*,';? p\y^\  ~~-7������������������-  -���������������������������&*J&  ^^"i-isvTi  ^^,V-      j-  ^ ^r  ,  - _J  ������������������'fj"'������������������-  " *     ZTf    '  rVF'    *#���������������������������    "(\l  t -   *l-  ���������������������������   1)      ->,���������������������������>    J       ���������������������������  -   _";^vjm|  ~       s.   ^  f ~ j   *'  jjsiv;-  0  i  s  Children's Rompers,  and overalls,   new assortment just  arriyed,  prices T5c,   SSc    95c   ���������������������������   I]  and.$1.10. ' -  !ena  Coe9 Armslron;  H.<A  ><)>  X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X  X .   x  x       GIUNPRQP NOTES       ������������������  x x  Ys X X X X X X X X X X X X X X  Miss Malhcwson'Ms spending  Easter holidays at lhc coasl.  Mi������������������s-A. R. Price and children  are spending Easier holidays  .it Kamloops..   *  - Mr. A. Tomkinson is altering  his mill lo lake the new engine.  In a few weeks hc hopes to bc  able to start his cul again.  Mr. Horncll is very ill at his  home here. JIc was hurt while'  lifting a small tree lhat had  lodged in anolhcr. It is thought  the tree icll and hit him.  Subscribe for the Commoner.  that could be desired. It was  sung with spirit and impressive-  ness that captivated and held the  heart interest of the large congregation and was refreshingly true to the lesson burned into  the words by the composer. Too j  much credit cannot be given to.  Mrs. ILawes who directed the  singing. And to Afar. Burton,  whose sympathetic accornpani-  ment-added'greatlyto^the^chorus  and the solos. -  Wisp ISjpp MW  ." ' J^ciivc \bur onlcps ������������������>o\v  for sacks jiml twine J'nr  your 1019 -clip .sine! get.  fnll'pai tkulnrs sis to teinis  from Mat. Hasbtn. Armstrong.  "Help your own industry  -liy shipping to   a collect n  " .where you will "pet   Abb  -that theJp:o<hiee is wntth  Canadian QoCferelive  Wool Orowje.r������������������^J^mitccL  .  T   .Vl^l  ,h rf-;  >o  <)���������������������������  >o<^z_>-o<  H>\  (O  0  | IVfcUachldti \\) rdware torn any I  I-  x liave unloaded a car of Farm ImpleiTionts %  |j ancl can supply evcrytliinsr a farmer ;j  wantsUn tlie sliape of machinery*  The JOHN P^CJRE  uiachincry it coU-hiMtoil thirv^l out Mio  West for Efficiency. SATISr ACTIC N C AI? ANT������������������������������������D  John Peere Walking Plows       Spring Toolh Harrows  I PAY CASH for POULTRY  and EGGS  Shipments solicited whether  large or small. Remittance  made on day of receipt of goods  it prevailing market prices.  A. V,  SAGE       Armstrong B.C.  0  8  S  i  ,    Peere Machinery is tbe Cheapest to buy    y  j' We have a full line of  Planet Jr. Garden   Tco!s  and   jj  Planet Jr. Cultivators at tho following prices:- a  Planet Jr. combined Seed  Drills and  Cul- y  Joho Peere Sulkey Plows  New. Peere Gang Plows  Manure Spreaders  Peere Engine Gang Plows  Steel l-������������������ver Harrows  Peere Piac Harrows  Van Brunt Seed prill*  Culta Packers  John P^sere Grain Binders  Pain Mowers, Etc.. Etc.  tivators $25.00 and $30.00.  vs  0  5  8  2   ARMSTRONG, B. C.  O)  PHONE **  ���������������������������o  f7  ���������������������������o< OKANAGAN   COMMONER  THURSDAY, APRIL 24, 1919  X X X X X X X X X X X X. X X X X X X X, X X X  X *  x     FARM AND HOME HINTS AND HELPS    x  X X X X X X X XX xxxxx X XXX X XX X  Mud stains should he soaked in coal oil.  One-year-old trees are hest for planting.  Tea stains arc treated with boiling water.  Perspiration stains yield only to boiling water.  Lemon juice and salt remove the average rust  ;stain.  ^    For stains from acid use ammonia or chloroform. .  Paint spots will usually yield to turpentine or  benzine.  Coffee stains yield to boiling water if treated  when fresh-  For chocolate stains soak in coal oil and wash  in cold water.  Fallen   fruit   should   never  be   allowed to lie  under the trees.  Grease spots should be rubbed with  French  chalk or Fuller's earth.  For mildew stains use lemon and salt or javclle  watcr or soak in sour milk.  Alcohol, either wood or grain, will remove the  most stubborn grass stains.  Fruit stains should be soaked when fresh in  sweet milk or oxolic acid solution.  Grass stains should be rubbed with molasses,  then washed with soap and water.  Sponge painty tar or pitch stains with turpentine or benzine; then wash in hot soapsuds.  Stains from acid fruits such as lemon or grape  fruit should be covered with baking soda.  Wine stains should bc covered with dry salt  when fresh, or with warm milk if dried or old.  Fruit stains which turn blue or gray after treatment -with boiling water can be removed by a 16  per cent solution of acetic acid.  For stains left by eggs, milk, meat or blood on  wash material try to remove first by soap and  water. Then try soaking the spot or garment  in two tablespoonfuls of household ammonia to  a gallon of water. If somc tiace of stain still remains sponge with peroxide of hydrogen. If  stains are on thick^ unwashable material apply a  paste of starch and water; let dry and brush out.  transplanted as soon as possible. Great care  should be taken when ventilating a hotbed when  the wind is high in cold weather as cold wind  blowing directly on the plants will injure them.  A hoard should be put at the end of the sash to  break the force of the wind.  INTEREST ON VICTORY RONDS  On May 1st one million or more people in  Canada will draw their first interest payment on  the Victory Bondte for which they, subscribed in  the fall of 1918. These Victory Bond holders  will now seize the opportunity of reinvesting  their Victory Bond interest in Thrift and War  Savings Stamps, thus adding interest to interest.  The amount they will receive from their Victory  Bonds will in some cases start them on Uie way  to a War Savings Stamp by investing in a Thrift  Stamp, which can be exchanged later for War  Savings Stamps. Where their interest comes to  a larger amount they can purchase the Government $4 "Baby Bonds." which are just as good  security as the Victory Bond, and arc backed by  all thc resources of the Dominion.  WATER ACT 1914  Riparian Rights  Notice is hereby given-that under  the provisions of Section 6 of the  Water Act 1914, every riparian proprietor claiming any right, tb (divert  water or to the exclusive use" of  water for any purpose by virtue  only of his being such riparian proprietor is required on or before the  1st day of June, 1920, to file a statement of_claim setting forth-the particulars of his claim. Such statements of claim shall be filed in duplicate with the Water Recorder of  the Water District in which the  water is diverted or used.  After the first day of June, 1920,  no right to divert water or to the  exclusive use of water for any purpose shall exist by virtue only of  anv ownership of land.  Forms of statement of claim can  bc obtained from the Water Recorders of the several Water Districts,  in the Province or from the Comp-  Buildings, Victoria, B.C.  . Dated at Victoria, B.C., this 11th  day of March, 1919.  T. D. PA 1TULLO,  For Classy Cat Qlass, try  v     O.J. WHIT JB>KT'S  Okanagan'* Jeweller, Vernon, B.C.  Try llCommonerM Watjt Ad^  HINTS ON SEED SOWING AND CARE  All persons who plant gardens do not make a  good job of it.   Many,fall down in watching the  details.    Thcy work earnestly in preparing the  soil lor the seed, then spoil it all by planting the  seed   wrongly   or   through   lack   of   care   when  tbe early plants  have appeared  above  ground.  Here are some Experimental Farm suggestions  which may help tlie uninitiated to make a better  garden, and at thc same time may bring to the  mind of the experienced some points long forgotten:     ��������������������������� .'.- ..-:"���������������������������  ���������������������������*��������������������������� The time of sowing thc seed and the early care  of vegetables arc very important factors in the  successful" growing of them. The seed of somc  kinds of vegetables will germinate at a temper-(  ature and under conditions of moisture at which  other seeds will not germinate and will some-1  times rot. ������������������������������������������������������ _���������������������������".,    ��������������������������� .'������������������i^-iii&J!      ;^,..^i i-'"������������������������������������������������������ j  . Seeds of beets, carrots, lettuce, onions, parsnips, peas, radishes, kohl-rabi, garden cress, salsify, spinach, parsley and leeks can be sown as  soon a.s thc ground is dry enough in the spring  so that il will work well. Thc seeds germinate  at relatively low temperatures and the plant will  stand considerable frost without serious injury.  . Othcr vegetables such as cabbage, cauliflower  and celery will also sland frost but these arc  usually started in a hotbed in order to save time  in thc field.       ���������������������������   '> ���������������������������   ������������������������������������������������������    l   - ; -���������������������������'. ���������������������������'   ���������������������������   , :   ]���������������������������.-..},���������������������������**���������������������������  Vegetables "which require higher temperature  than the above in order to grow well and which  arc injured by light frosts arc beans, corn, cucumbers, melons, potatoes and squash.  Seed of laic cabbage is not sown until late in  May but it Avill endure frost, and seed of Swede  .turnip should be sown laic when required for  lhe table.  , Frequently lack of germination of seed i.s  blamed on lhc quality of tlie seed whcreas.il may  be due to the way lhe seed is planted or to lhc  rotting, of lhc seed in Ihe ground when certain  kinds of seed have been sown too early. Small  vegetable seeds arc. ������������������oflcn planted '''much loo  deeply. For thc smaller seed onc-quarlcr of an  inch for the smallest to one-half an inch for  those a little larger is deep enough. If planted  much deeper the seed may germinate but thc tiny  shoot does not reach the surface "of the ground  and the liny plant dies. Peas, corn and beans  arc planted about two inches deep. In very loose  soils, the surface of which dries down more than  those fairly compact, slightly deeper planting  may be necessary.  When the seed has germinated great care  should be taken to ventilate hotbeds carefully.  When Uic young plants come up, the frame  should be kept sufficiently aired by raising the  back or higher part of the sash to prevent thc  plants from gelling spindly or weakly, when thcy  are apt to damp ofT. When young'plants are  grown in a window in a house they arc often  very (hick in thc pot and if in the sun and with  the surface soil wet, lhcy arc very liable to damp  o(T or scald.    They should be  thinned out and  - ~> i  Help the Y.M.C.A. Finish its  Work For Soldiers  Help the"Y" Construct ihe Manhood  that will Re-construct Canada  ALL the world now knows that the Red Triangle of the  Y.M.C.A. was the " Sign of Friendship " to thousands  of your brothers, sons, nephews, cousins and neighbours'  boys in the last four and a half years. . Wherever the Canadian Soldiers went, the "Good old 'Y'" went too.   And  now it is coming back home with them!  -"      tj  For the support which has made possible the war work  of the Y.M:C:A. we thank you. , Your' money has been well  expended:   We have rendered full account.  We ask now your continued sympathy arid support -for  Red Triangle Service for our Soldiers during demobilization,  and rbr Y.M.C.A. work for Canada generally during the Reconstruction period. The Annual Red Triangle campaign  will be held throughout Canada May 5th to .9th, .1910.- The  objective is $1,100,000.  ������������������������������������������������������>  the Y.M.C.A:swill keep its:  chain of Service unbroken s  ' till Ike *nd.  " *ulif,"*,  **^  for Owr M*ri Returning  c Jpor the soldiers and their dependents, returning  from Overseas, we have provided as follows:���������������������������  J. A Red( Triangle man on board every ship wben>.it leaves  Great Britain, witb a full equipment of games, gramophones  "and records, magic lantern, literature and writing materials.'  Where possible,, also* piano, or an organ.. Lectures, concerts,  ting songs, instruction re Government repatriation - plans, and  Sunday. Services.  2: JJled Triangle comforts and facilities for the men _ on arrival at Halifax, St. John, Quebec and Montreal, including coffee stalls, with free drinks, free eatables, cigarettes, candies, etc.  3.    Red Triangle men on every  troop  train  to provide   regularly  free drinks, eatables and cigarettes, ���������������������������  organize games and sing songs, and  furnish information.  4- Red' Triangle free canteen  fervicc, information bureau," etc.,  at each of the 22 Dispersal centres  |n Canada.  5. Red Triangle" Clubs in the  principal cities of Canada in the  shape of large Y.M.C.A. hostels- to    ^furnish'bedandboard'atlow fates" TTat-a-- ���������������������������  *nd to be a rendezvous for soldiers.  6. Seventy-five Secretaries to superintend Red Triangle  service in Military Hospitals, Camps and Barracks throughout  Canada.  7. Tickets entitling soldiers to full Y.M.C.A. privileges for-  lU months at any local Y.M.C.A. furnished.  In addition to our work for the returning soldiers? we have  to maintain thc Red Triangle service to tlie full for the soldiers  in Siberia, as well as the work of special secretaries in Northern  Russia, Palestine and Poland.  CmvfKJiW,  V M C A  JMTi  fpr Canada'* Manhood VVr  The Reconstruction prograro.of' the Y. M. C/4:  inciwdes tfce following vitally? important * developments:���������������������������.. . ,-  r, .     .j~.   "���������������������������.  J. An Increased service to 300,000 teen-age boys in, the  Pominion���������������������������the development of Canadian Standard Efficiency  training; Pib|e Study groups; summer camps; conferences;-  service for High School boys, for working boys, in the town*  and cities; for boys on the farm and for boys everywhere, vwho ,  bave lacked-opportunity for mental, moral, physical or social  development. - , ^ " _,;  2.   Inauguration of Y.M.C.A. work in the country, and the  "... , smaller towns and villages lacking  Association buildings and equipment, pn a plan of cownty organ-.-  Rations. This will include tbe  establishment of Red Triang|e<  centres for social, recreational and  educational work among boys and  men, in co-operation, with tbe  churches.  ������������������������������������������������������m>>  -?*-  "'Vj  ��������������������������� '������������������  -'::1  vi  - *������������������������������������������������������  fwmtotyTr><4rf>mf  2W#  .' 3. Tbe promotion of Y-M-CA.  work among Canada's army of  workers in industrial plants, b������������������tb  ��������������������������� rr���������������������������j���������������������������Li  =^=^==in=Y.MC.A.=,buildings_and=in^tbe^  *-��������������������������� ��������������������������� factory buildings, ��������������������������� organizing the  social spirit among the industrial workers of our cities'by  meetings, entertainments, game* and sports.  4. The establishment of the fled triangle in isolated districts where lumbermen-, miner* and other workers hold tbe  front trenches of industry,    s  |5. Resides these main fields of increased activity for 1919,  we have to provide for enlarged work among railway men,  college 6tudents and for our campaign to encourage physical  and Be* education. Under all our work we place the fundamental foundation of manly Christianity.  For the wives and children  Overseas, dependent upon Canadian soldiers, and for Y.W.CA.  work in Canada generally, a sum  of f 175,000 from the Red Triangle Fund will be set aside for  the Dominion Council of the  Y.W.C.A., which is caring for  the soldiers' women folk, and  their little ones on the long journey, from Liverpool to Canada,  ���������������������������nd i* also extending its work  for Canadian girls.  For their 6ake also bc generous when you make your  contribution.  FOR the sake of our victorious soldiers and  their dependents, and the happiness of  their home-coming; for the sake of our future  citizens, our teen-age boys; for the sake of  rural life in Canada; for tlie sake of the social  betterment of the toilers in factory and workshop; for the sake of lonely men and boys in  our mines and forests; for tlie sake of Christian  Society and Canadian manhood���������������������������we appeal  to you. Give us your contribution, little or  big.   Be as generous as you can.  Hand your contribution to the canvasser when he  calls, or if you live where.it is difficult for him to call,  send it by check, money order or registered letter to  the National Treasurer, Red Triangle Campaign, 120  Bay Street, Toronto. V  Pleate Note:  We are not asking for  money to cany on our  work Overseas, with the  "Army iu Great Britain,  France or Belgium. That  work will contitwe at its  maximum for some months,  financially proyided'for by  the liquidation of our  assets Overseas, and will  not terminate till the last  man has sailed for home. ~  National Council, Young Men's Christian Associations of Canada  The Red Triande Campaign is being conducted under the distinguislied patronage of His Excellency,  ���������������������������a.    the Duke of Devonshire, K.G., G.C.M.G., G.C.V.O., P.C.  Hon. Campaign Chairman: Campaign Chairman: Campaign Treasurer: Campaign Director:  John W. Ross,  Montreal -  G. Herbert Wood, Toronto Thomas Bradshaw, Toronto Chas. W. Bishop, Toronto  150  -m  v-j  I IHURSDAY, APRIL 24. 1919  OKANAGAN   COMMOMER  ^  MAGIC  BAKING  POVYDEB  BAKING POWDER  CONTAINS   NO ALUM  URGENT APPEAL TO FARMERS TO  UNITE IN THE INTERESTS OF COUNTRY  Raise two crops of pigs a year.  lis the common practice in the  \stern and Central States  When housecleaning  fo not burn but sell  mr worn out cloth-  ig\ rag, rubber, cop-  l?r, brass, lead, etc.  You Can Get the Cash  ir the above delivered at  Tedford,  Enderby,  ���������������������������pe    Bros.,     Armstrongs or  V. SAUDER CO.  ������������������rner Schubert St. and Railway  "Ave.-  \x 217 ' Phone 341  VERNON, B. C  \p' Armstrong ; Poot;Store  Oppo������������������������������������*e Opera House  .  [l l������������������f4Hch**>f repvring done  [C. f. p. license No. 9-3^09  j1>  -ft  "  4  'k'i  m  -  w  i  L  VP^ haven't tr\*4 our |������������������*roi  f<J bacon yow J*������������������ve   not h*$  tbef������������������e������������������t  IM. R. 8h������������������rpe  ThQ]ew}e and Retell Pwtcfier  Underlay  [SA?IY GARAGE  p. c. J.EA1&Y, proprietor  FORD DEADER    -  fairs to nil makes ofears.    Piionc 22  ARMSTRONG, ?C  It Goes to Tho Home  Our paptr govt to ttio homft  ���������������������������nd It read and welcomed ther*.  If you with to reach the tiouoe*  wife, tht real arbiter of domettle  tftstlnltt, you can do so through  our paper and our Classified  Want Ads. form an Interesting  and well-read portion of It  President Copeland, of the United Farmers of  B. C. has issued a call for a membership "drive"  this spring and summer, the object being to enroll every farmer possible and to awaken others  to the need of the hour���������������������������co-operation and organization.  "Probably at no time in the history of Canada,"  says he, "was there greater need for fanners getting together-to consider matters of vital importance to themselves and their country. One important matter for us in British Columbia is  whether, as farmers, wc, should run our own  business affairs or continue to sell our produce  at whatever price those who grow rich by the  handling thereof may choose to offer us, and to  buy our requirements with no control whatever  over the purchase price. Such a course will inevitably doom us to failure, no matter how efficient wc may bc in thc other operations of our  business.  "The war is over and thc reconstruction period  is upon us. There arc no indications that tlie  I'crccs which have stood between us and our  righls arc any more willing to yield us our righls  than thcy havc been for thc last fiftcciVyears. I  fear that as farmers wc will wake up to the, full  realization that wc will havc a large proportion  of lhc war debt to assume. As farmers we are  quite willing to pay our just share, but should  not have to pay any morc.       ' ������������������  "there ave indications that advantage will bc  taken of thc confusion growing out of the war to  appeal to prejudices and passions- to blind thc  people to their own interests, the farmers can  only.protect their rights and interests by mobilizing' their strength and co-operating, this can  only bc done through organization.. Our only  present hope is in the development, and growth  of our organization.       - .---:>  ��������������������������� "Get busy, brother farmers and fellow laborers! Now is the time to organize. Let:us cut  out petty spite and selfishness.and get togethcr~so  lhat we may know-and trust one. another more  and morc as. time goes on. Wc'want our wives,  our sons and our daughters behind lhis< organization soVhat the social side of life-,will fiot be'over-"  looked. Peihap'srtbc greatest work .that the U. F.  of B.. C. has accomplished-is in merely bringing  lhe-farmers as a'.class in closer association with  caclvolbcrV If all the farmers ,ip each, district in  B.. C.���������������������������meii* and women���������������������������could bcVmduccd - to  meet, regularly oiice a week all winter and to talk  -over- their mutual problems, western agriculture.  and rural social conditions would be. rcyolutipn-  . - -V-���������������������������**- * vr,- ��������������������������� -. ���������������������������--*" --���������������������������"���������������������������* ' _ ������������������������������������������������������ -" v������������������ -* "^ \ -'���������������������������^v3"* vr  ized.. s ^ ��������������������������� s : -i " - '"-" ���������������������������"' ' ' '��������������������������� V---"-"-  "-^Tlicr field .for, a" helpful* activity of a locaLUj.F.  of B. G: is almost \yithout liniit.- jt'is. very much  better that, ideas'and suggestions should emjiiatc  from local meetings, and ,be forwarded tp the  central tliaii that a line of work should be fully  mapped out at the central and forwarded to Jhe  locals. As much as may be, initiative in the locals  should he encouraged. .. ������������������������������������������������������ t V. .���������������������������  /���������������������������'Will the returned soldiers, go on the Jam}; will  the returned soldier continue as-a farmer? Tjwf  win depend partly, oo the solder's inclination;  partly, no .doubt^ori the Goverpment progrfim.  Put, very largely, these questions will he wrapped  up in the higgest cpiestion, will farming p**y?  "It is the business of the organized farmers to  see that conditions are changed so thpt farming  will, pay;f to seeJhat the farmer gets;i profitable  return for his'efforts; to;see tliat:the"cost, of his  production is. hrought as .Jo\y as jjossitye.. ������������������y  such means we shall assist ih rnaking agriculture  flourish. We shall assist, in 'providing forv onr  returned sojdiers; .we shall perform a national  clllt3L..V i__. -__-/_! - : J.   Agriculture, which has proved such a tower of  strength to our agricullural interests.  "The objects of our association are: (1) To  -study and teach the principles of co-operation,  and to promote the establishment of co-operative  societies and to foster and encourage co-operative effort to the end that thc moral, intellectual  and financial status of the farmer may be improved thereby.  (2) To constitute a medium through wliich  farmers in membership may act unitedly where  their common interests are concerned. To effect  united action' and resistence when taxation unfairly affects farmers' interests. (3) To further  thc interests of farmers and ranchers in all  branches of agriculture; to promote the best  methods of farming business; to seek lo enlarge  and increase our markets; to gather na:k;t information; to obtain by united efforto profit.iblc  and equitable prices for farm product, nnd to  secure thc best and chcapcsL transportation. (I)  To watch,, influence and promote legislation relative to thc objects specified. (5) To promote social intercourse, a higher standard of community  life, and the study of economic and social questions bearing on our interests "as farmers and  citizens. (6) To settle disputes between members  without recourse to law whenever possible. (7)  To lake into consideration any member's case, of  grievance, hardship or litigation, and to -.clef end  our members as far as may bc possible and just.  (8) To carry on any business and to exercise any  power of trade.thc central board or thc executive may deem advicable, when duly authorized  by Act of legislative assembly."  "Aunt-Belle/if "you had your life fo* live'over  again, what would you do?" "I'd get married before I had sense enough to be an old maid." '  Hereafter returned soldiers destined for Kamloops will be demobilized at Revelstoke, where a  station has been insti[luted.by the federal govern-  For correct  tirne, phone  Stokes  the Jeweler^  OKANAGAN TELEPHONE CO.  Are you groin  Building- or  to:do any  epairing:  Season?  THE FOLLOWING ARE GOOD VALUES:  No. 4 Ceiling, Flooring and Siding  ....-;. :~S   V :. .. o -.' $18.00,per thousand  ���������������������������No'. 2 Dimension, 2x4 and 2x6  .......-.-...:...'..'...  ..' -...>...' $18.00 per thousand  Dry Blocks      Planing Mill Wood .".  .  16-inch slab green wood  $2.5 0 per load  ���������������������������   ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ _mmfj\9j  ���������������������������    ���������������������������     ���������������������������    ���������������������������!���������������������������    a    a    ��������������������������� I*    *     *      daW(f^ll  -7AiS  OKANAGAN SAW MILLS; Ltd.  "V r.   , ;i/wl  '&}*'��������������������������������������������� jte&i&A  . ;T. To clean*a_porridge saucepan, fill-it with boil-V  ing:.watcr -"first, then - cm p tyv and filL again" --wit! S-^Ss V ///Siil^^I^fS]  ,coldr watcr.". .It'will fbest"oundithat-tlie- porridge V> ^77-f^M$M^M^^.  : "Jo join in carrying out these objects should  he the-work of every farmer in Western Canada.  It will he the work of the farmers' movements;  it will be the work of the farmers' associations  and of thc farmers' companies. One of tjic  greatest factors in the work of reconstruction: in  making Canada a better "place, to Jive in is the  farmers' movement. Its importance goes beyond  the individual's iuleresl; beyond the interests of  the West alone. " It is a thing of national importance, livery farmer will want to share in  thc reconstruction work of the' farmers' movement and to enable thc movement to take its full  part in its national work for thc deserving returned soldiers. Wc cannot "say "or do too much.  Between thc forces who fought at thc front for  our freedom and the farmers who furnished "the  food, may'thcrc bc a bond of unbroken brotherhood. Wc will- bc glad to havc them advise'us  how we may be of use to them.  "I advocate the establishment of a U..F. of B.C.  information bureau so that our) members could  register anything thcy had for sale,^ and buyers  could thus learn what was for sale inlthe district.  "Farmers' co-operative- stores and markets���������������������������^1  am strongly in favor of the farmers owning and  controlling their own supply stores. If,run on a  proper business basis, so that our members  could get their goods at cost plus a small margin  to cover running expenses.  "The U. F. ot^B. C. intend to link up with the  United Farmers of the Provinces to the East of-  us'and  affiliate  with  the  Canadian  Council of  PHIN  wood.  P..PELL. General '.Unaier  profit' awp jioss accof^t ;   ~  Palance at credit of Profit and I^oss Acoount, 88th F-Bbruary, I9|8   Profits'for'twelve months ended 28th February. 1919. after deducting chances-of mwiagement. *?}?'���������������������������  " -    est accrued on'deposits, rebate on current discounts,  and-making, provision for bad and .doubtrui  ���������������������������   dehts . ...*'...��������������������������� ��������������������������� -**" ........7...-". ���������������������������...������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  . .  ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������.���������������������������������������������������������������������������������.'.'. ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������. ������������������������������������������������������.....  Recovered from over-appropriations ." -��������������������������� -���������������������������������������������������������������������������������.���������������������������"   .f 232.421^80  571.226.10        100.000.00  _f303.647.90      3C0.O00.0O  ._-.. 37.2S6 Sfi-  War Tax on Bank Note Circulation.... ." - ���������������������������'���������������������������������������������������������������������������������.  ?0.000.00  To Patriotic, Red Cross and Relief Funds .". , ,I$,i2!;������������������"  Appropriated as follows: \  Dividends Nos.116, 117, IIS, 119,, at 12% per annuity.  JTo^RensionJEund,;...  Transferred to/Bank Premises -Account..,  Transferred to Reserve Fund   Balance'of profits cairied forward.  173.096.35  00.000.00-  S5.114.55  UAPILITIES.  To the Public:  Notes of the Bank In Circulation   Deposits  not  hearing  interest. .$22,798,810.45  Deposits bearing interest, includ-  injf interest accrued to date of ���������������������������*  statement      41.57S.247.C8  $5,35^4,902.00  Balances due to other Banks 'in Canada.-.-....  Balances due to Banks and Banking- Correspondents in the United Kingdom      101,331.50  Balances clue to Banks ancl Banlcfng Correspondents e'sewhere than-in Canada and  the.United Kingdom      658,997 19  Acceptances under Letters of Credit      171.59C.S7  '   .  -    -- ' ' - ���������������������������        :     f903.647.90  ^ - ASSETS.  Gold and Current Coin "?���������������������������. f 904.S21.72  Dominion "Government   Notes   7,520.7*3.00  Deposit in Central Gold Reserves   2,500.000.00  Deposit' with   the"  Minister   of   Finance   for   ���������������������������  the purposes of the Circulation Fund      15S,500.00  Notes  of othcr   Banks .*       527,177.00  Cheques on othcr Banks 2.02S,187.96.  Balances due.by other Banks In Canada         16.413.35  Balances due by Banks ancl Banking Correspondents elsewhere than in Canada      797.36S.15  S'0:S%^  v..** /^������������������J- -  '.i'laS^M  il.".-/'  *a'~aK  / i>fvA  ���������������������������in-    ^������������������r������������������l     ���������������������������*���������������������������  '������������������������������������������������������"'        1-  rt"    r~  *\  '" i * J"  r-S'S-rS  jW _  -'grjigzA  **' "r,\,.  -jt *. ^J  "T ^J"  '--��������������������������� -V*'-������������������J  -..    ,      \ff^lf\  '     1     \  \j.              \ ' v. -1  -*" - -     ������������������������������������  -SSYS:-\  - - -V/  .aaasA  *'. ''-V-  . .-s^vjl  >-v^--"���������������������������*  ,~"i\  aS7:M  64,377.058.13  64,634 73  $70,728,520.02  ,./  To, the Chareholt'ers:  Capital Stock  paid  in   Reserve   Fund r ���������������������������'   Balance of Profits carried forward   Dividend No. 11.9, paynhle 1st March. 1919.  Former Dividends unpaid   3.000,000 00  3,500;O00.O0  85,111.59  90,000.00  4S6.00  $77,404.120-61  ,    $U,459,7C6.1S  Dominion and Provincial Government Securities, not exceeding market value   2,263,946.35  Canadian Municipal Securities, ind British,  Foreign, and Colonial Public Securities  other than  Canadian     8,493,738.19  Railway and   other   Bonds,   Debentures  and '  Stocks, not exceeding market value      43I.C33.04  Call and Short I-,������������������aus (not cvceodlng thirty  days) in Canada, on Bonds, Debentures and  Stocks   4.421.377.83  Government Wheat Loans on Demand  5.91S.000.00  $35,99G,-lSl.o9  Other    Current    Loans    and-   Discounts    in  Canada  (let1; rehnte "f int<������������������r������������������sO    37.710 32S.01  Real estate other than Bank Premises      4IS,273.3S  Overdue Debts, estimated loss provided for./f 1S2.454.90  Bank Premises,  at not  more than  cost,  less ���������������������������> ���������������������������''  amounts  written   oft   2,00^.000.00  Other assets not included in the foregoing-.. 313,9S3.S3  Liabilities   of   Customers   under   Letters   of  Credit,  as  per  Contra         171,596.S7  if77.40J.120 61  JOHN S. HEVDRTR  President  J. r.  B^LL.  _ i      General Manager.  AUDITORS' RTCPORT  Tn accordance with the provisions of Sub-sections 19 and 20 of Section 56 of the Bank Act,"-we rcport^to the  Shareholders as follows:  We have examined the above Balance Sheet with the hooks and vouchers at Head Office and -with the certified returns from the Branches, and we have obtained all the information and oxnlnnations we have required,  and in our opinion the transactions which have come under our notice have hoon w'thin  the powers of tho bank.  We have checked-the cash and verified the securities of the Bank at the Chief (JfTlco and at several of the  principal   Branches  during the-twelve  months covered  by  this  statement,   as  well  as  on   February  2Sth,   1919,������������������i  and have found that they agreed with the entries in the hnoks of the Bank with regard thereto.  In onr opinion the Balance Sheet is properly drawn up so as to exhibit a,true'and correct view of the state  of the Bank's affairs according to the best of our information and the explanations given us, and as shown by  the books of the Bank. @. g   gcoTT   F.C. \ \  Hamilton,   15th   March,   1919. _   _ ������������������J,^-^ '^c0,tt & Co\ I    Auditors.  of Wohb. Hond & Co. , OKANAO&N   COMMONER  THURSDAY, APRIL 24, 1919  CLASSIFIED ADVTS.  2c a   word   fii st insertion; lc a. word  thereafter.    12oe mint mum  0  WANTED^-A FARM HAND���������������������������Married or single; steady work. Ap  ply at Commoner or T. N. Hayes,  Armstrong. CO-lf  FOR SALE���������������������������50-egg "Cycle" combination incubator and brooder;  also '"Champion" washing machine; "both in good order; cheap.  Applv, Mrs. Geo. Brown, Mara  Road. C0-2p  FOR SERVICE���������������������������I lolsteln-Frcisian  bull.r^Fee, S3;*Turner & Donaldson.   Enderbv l*0-3p  AUSTRALIA TO CANADA  Raspberry Pulp Imported by  Canadian Canneries at Five  Cents a Pound Below Cost of  Production Here.  from a. borrowing to a lending! SUNSHINE SERMONS  ("(���������������������������������������������������������������������������������fill Outdone* to ��������������������������� Happier, Healthier Lift  ^ By th������������������ Philosopher-Physician  FOR SALE OR TRADE���������������������������My equity  in Avell-improved (Alberta) quarter section, near '.own. li.Cross,  Knderby.  U)-3p  FOR SALE��������������������������� CHEAP���������������������������One Iron Age  potato .planter, ::nd one side-  delivery--liav rake. Hope Bros.,  Armstrong. ' 1)0-1 f  I'OR SALE���������������������������-S'nuq home 'in cily:  nicely silnaSed: 7-moin house;  ab(jiiil-"i acres of laml. Apply,  R.  II. D::vis. Arm^lmng.       DD-lc  WANTED��������������������������� IIoi-m-: aboul 10001b:  lit for. woman tn ilrive. Write,  C. W. liolli.iav. Armstrong. !)0-ll'  FOR SALE���������������������������Clean Martinis prize  seed wheal. *i:> per Ion; -lc per  pound small lots. A. D. Sirpul-  ger,  Knderby 8!)-3p  FOR   SALE���������������������������Shoe   Drill;   !)   months  lilly;  Potatoes. Money-Maker, lio-  ' cluster lions. Gold Coin. Chub &  Pemberton,   Enderby. 88-2p  WANTED���������������������������Good fresh milch cow;  Holstein preferred; also some  day-old chicks; good laying  strain. Write, J. Large, Hupel P.O.  B.C. 89-%p  FOR SALE���������������������������Mammoth Bronze Tur-  _   key eggs;  Barred Plymouth  Rock  eggs    (Hero    egg    strain);    great  is'vor.s, large birds.    Maw & Son,  Armstrong,   Phone   F3001)    00-tf  WANTED���������������������������Woman for housework;  only Iwo to cook for. Apply,  CoiiTmoner.   Armslrong.       1)0-1 i"  PLANTS I'OR SAL!:���������������������������Early cabbage, "Copenhagen Market" and  "Jersev Wakefield." al 75c per  100: cauliflower. "Best Early" at  ���������������������������5=1 per 100. Apply, Fairfield  Ranch.   Armslrong. 90-1 f  FOP. SALE  land   on  Hawkins  OR  RLNT-  Becker   st.  Arinslron.  -One acre of  Applv.   H.  90-1 f  D. H. Ross, Canadian trade  commissioner in Melbourne,  Australia, bas cabled that the  Uic Canadian-Australian liner  Niagara, which left liobart on.  March 29th for Vancouver, carries 250,000 pounds of raspberry pulp from Australia to  Canada. Buyers of fruits for  jam factories state that they  can import this raspberry pulp  from Australia, pay duly-and  war lax and still lay the material down here for from 6 to 7  cents a pound-cheaper, than it  can be purchased from the  growers and pulled here. Dealers estimate lhe cost here of local I'ruil pulped al 19c a pound,  while lhal imported i.s said lo  cosl only from M to 15 cents.  There has been a decided  shortage- in fruit supplies for  cunning and jamming purposes  all over- the world because of the  cessation of fruit growing in  Europe during war, and thc demand for Canadian-grown  small fruits has been ^ heavy.  Practically every can of fruit  put up by thc Dominion Canners' association last year was  marketed abroad, leaving no  surplus on the domestic market.  Small fruit growing in the  Armstrong-Enderby district, on  a commercial basis, is practically non-existent, though all kinds  of small fruits produce most  prolificallv here.  nation is so manifest that there  is a general demand that this  be done. War Savings Stamp  are a step in this direction, for  through tbeir sale, ,fi^nds arc  placed in the hands of the Dominion Government. In other  words, this means that instead  of borrowing in London and  New York, the Government is  trying to gel at home the funds  it needs.  OSOROB   P. BUTLER.   A. M,   M. Ok  New Indian Agent  BUILDING SILOS  Thc NorthernOkanagan Dairymen's Association propose to  build a number of silos lhis  spring. The purchase of material J will Jjc made through the organization and by erecting at  least ten silos a great saving will  be made lo the individual member. The popular slave silo will  be buill, of clear, full-lenglh, lir  slaves, wilh knuckle-joint.  A few more orders ai;c required to complete lhc first carload. Anyone contcniplaSing  the building of a silo should  communicate wilh the secretary  a I once. Full particulars may  bc obtained from J. E. Britton,  Armslrong, sec. Dairymen's Association.  Tax Rates  It is interesting to note the  tax rales wliich have becn  struck. That of Vernon is 31  mills, that of Kamloops Al  mills and thai of Kelowna will  bc Al or 55. All cities are no v.-  'making one supreme cfTorl to  catch up thc slack which was  allowed during war vears.  If your husband, my dear  woman. Is too poor to buy you  all tho flna clothes you want, or  to keep an automobile dr to  take you abroad for the summer; If he spends most of his  time chasing the chickens,calam>  Uy and failure out of the garden,  dont sulk and pout and fret your  day* away. Your husband may  be one of fortune's ne'er-do-  wells, which is all the more reason why you should not fait him.  Help him shoo the chickens out  of the garden, and laugh when  you do It, and perhaps you wHI  have a golden harvest yet. At any  ratebeoheerful,strong,and ready  to do your part even if the man  you married because you dearly  loved hlro . (remember?) is unable to do all that he promised.  A sullen, discontented wife is a  terrible drawback to any man.  Whatever is worth having Is  worth working for, and wedlock  is like an ox-team at the plow.  If the off ox won't pull with the  nigh one he has no claim with  him upos the. possible future of  a comfortable stall and full bin.  Lieut.   F.    J.    Ball,   who   recently returned to Vernon from  overseas service, received word  last week from the Civil Service  i Commission  that  he  had been  ' appointed to the position of In-  idian  Agent  for   the  Okanagan  j reserves, rendered vacant by the  ! retirement of Mr. J. R. Brown.  ; Lieut. Ball has a fine war record  having won his commission on  | the field, and is also a veteran  I of the Boer waiV   He served in  j an   administrative   capacity   ih  rSouth   Africa   after    the   war,  ! where  he received high praise  for his work frpm-the British  jaulhoritics.     He   brings" many  j qualificalions'" to bear ��������������������������� upon lm  new work, which should go far  i   ��������������������������� - .  ! towards making him a successful Tndia'n Agent.���������������������������Vernon News  Spring Clothin  for Men and Boys  We" can give you definite re|J  suits and saye you dollars if yoivj  will inspect our stock ofv spring  clothing for Men and Boys. Ouif  goods are standard make, and;  our prices will convince you tha  it is to your interest to buy now  Suits, Underwear, "Shirts,-''Hats|  Caps-, Boots and Shoes, at rea^f  sonable prices.  W.J.  <M  C. F. B. License No. 8-12980. ������������������  Cliff St.      V Enderb^  ENDERBY, BC.  (Copyright, 1910. by W- G. Chapman.)  Not So Fast, Lady  Walking  Borrowing at Home  POii SALE���������������������������A few hundred .(Culh-  hcrfs) raspberry canes. Apply,  II.   Hawkins.  Armstrong.       fl!J-lf  Strawberry Plants For Sale  JMli.LIOX   DOLLAR   and   Olenmary  price 75 cents per 1 DO.    Five dollars per  1.000.     Post  free,  remittance  Willi  order.    H.  Cross,- Kn-  ' derbv.    ���������������������������-> .     _ "   59-3p  FOR SALE���������������������������Pathe Phonograph,  fine c".'i!i".".( ! in fumed iiiHirler cOt  oak, splendid tone, plays Victor,  Palhe, or Edison records. Machine good  as  new,  8  Palhe and  " JO Edison records. Apply J. E.  Britton. Armstrong.      "     88-tfc  AMERICAN' WONDER POTATOES,  raised from Experimental Farm  seed. First class while big croppers and line cookers. $30.00 per  Ion. Armstrong Growers Association. 88-3tp  Eggs from high class brcd-to-lay  WHITE LEGHORNS  " Heavy layers of large while eggs.  ���������������������������SI.50 per setting of 15 eggs; by mail  SI.75.    (1. I-L SMEDLEY, ENDEHBY  FOR  SALE���������������������������Winchester rille, with  sling  case  and   strap;   about   100  cartridges:  rod..  ���������������������������>.'  Gcor,  ;e.   Grind-  8i)-2c  FOR SALE (Cheap) or'lo rent, 112  acres al Knob IIill. Twenty acres  cleared. j.oorl house and buildings  ��������������������������� sfine oivhard, and small  fruil.  ���������������������������H .1-U-oyJ.- i 11 <^AnusLuojig.-��������������������������� 8G^Lf���������������������������-  SEED PEAS FOR SALE���������������������������Eight cts.  a   pound,   f.o.b.  Mara.    Jas.   Bell,  ���������������������������    Mara. Sfi-lf  HATCHING EGGS ��������������������������� Silver Cam-  pines: prize winners: ^2.50 per  setting. Also Campine cockerels  and pullets for sale. E. A. Sparrow,   Enderbv. 50-3  Canada    having    during   tlie  last" two ycars of the Avar demonstrated- her ability to finance  J herself, it is now expected both  'at   homc  and   abroad-lhal  she  will continue lo do so.    London  advises.thai .she is expected  to  meet loans falling due here'lhis  year5������������������,and    lhat    Canadians   residing . lhere   admit   lhat    lhis  should bc done, in addition  lo  lhc financing of. the Dominion's  growing   foreign   trade.  ,  Can-  crally  agrees   that it is  in   lhc  interest of lhc country thai this  should   bc   done".     There   is.a  feeling that while some borrowing may havc to bc done abroad  still the   less   lhat  is   done, thc  belter for Canada.    Indeed^ thc  wisdom   of   converting  Canada  A  Limit  to  Joshua's  Patience  Joshua Pringle, whose " wife  went away a year ago last October to slay lill Saturday, and  who-has.not yet returned, has  sued for divorce. Joshua says a  woman is always late in-keeping an appointment, but if she'  doesn't show up in a year thcrc  is no use wailing I'or her.  through the village  street one day, the widowed  Lady Bountiful met Farmer  Stubbs on his way lo market.  Hcr greeting went unnoticed.  "Stubbs!" said shc, indignantly, "You might a I least  raise your hat to me!"  "I beg your pardon, m'lady,"  was thc reply, "Iwt my poor  wife ain't dead in ore'n two  weeks,"an'-I ain't started lookin'  al the wimmen yet!" ���������������������������  fl  oy    an     evening  at   Leonard's Billard  Parlor, Enderby  V.I  111  X\  o"  Subscribe for the Commoner.  CITY OF ARMSTRONG  Dor- Tax  i  I  BUFF WYANDOTTES  Unsurpassed for  beauty ancl utility.  My hens averaged  1G5 eggs each for  191S under ordinary' farm -conditions.  Pen     No.    1���������������������������First  NOTICE is hereby given that  that the dog- taxes are now due  and unless same are paid on or  before May. I5th next, - proceedings will be taken as- provided  under By-law No. 10 of the City  of Armstrong. Dated tliis 23rd  day'of April, 1919.  ERNEST GROVES,     '.  "City Clerk. '  NOTICE  When starling work in lhc garden or" in the field/ or in thc  woods, you should have onc of  cur khaki Ovcrshirls, Jumpers,  or Khalii Pants.. Thcy arc so.  handy lo throw on and olT, and  41"!cy do save. a. lot of \ycar in  other garments. Come in and  sec thc range wc carry and get  'our prices. All new-goods and  clMirst qualitv.       ��������������������������� "S -'.'-..  Any person  or persons clumping j  ... .    .. , -lin:cans or rubbish oh.any highway  prize   Detroit   cock|.,���������������������������ow.,nce Nvill be prosecuted to thc  .'fill extent of the law.  13v order of Spallumcheen Council. Armstrong, 13. C, April 22. 1919  90-3c b. E. FARR, Clerk  mated to 8 besl hens, $-1.00 per to  Pen No. 2 ���������������������������-Mated to cockerel  from 1st prize pen at Tacoma,  Wash., $2.00 per 15. Grace Worth,  Lumby. 13. C. 88-3c  MAILING I.ISJfS ��������������������������� Mulli-typewrit-  ten letters, mulligraphing, addressing, mailing, campaigns developed, sales analysis, advertising counsel, catalogs, folders,  s'ales letters, etc Prompt atlrn-  1 i������������������������������������m given to all orders. Address  The Central W<^si, Limited, Wal-  i'iiiis, Sask.  HATCHING EGGS FOR SALE  SINGLE COMB WHITE LEGHORN'S  carefully selected from besl utility -slrains. No belter slock in  Canada: -^ 1.00 per selling of 15  eggs. Also White Pekin Ducks,  ���������������������������^ 1.00 per setting-of-.1 I eggs. Mrs.  John .McKay, Waterside.'" Ender-  bv.  * ,S8-lp.  HATCHING EGGS FOR SALE  FROM PRIZE PLYMOUTH ROCKS:  $1.2") per setting of 15. H. Cross,  Enderby. S0-3c  FOR SALE-White Rock egss:  $3.00 per setting of 13. S. E.  Thomas. Armstrong. 86-5n  LOST���������������������������Buckskin saddle pony  with Ladies' stock saddle, Saturday, weight about ,. 750.  Michner. Armstrong. 8S-tf  Sub-scribe I'or llie Commoner.  m  Economical���������������������������  Because It Covers more  EVEN if this paint were sold at a price half as high  again as any other���������������������������it would still be the economical  paint to use on your nowise. In sheer covering capacity  it has no equal. A gallon of it goes so far that you'll  buy less of it and yet do more with it.  f?M/-������������������ l������������������w **   70%PureWh]te L*si  "Lyfy-JLI^n (Oi.indfvnf. C.num* H.ll)  30%.. Pure While Zuic  100% Pure Paint  This paint is guaranteed to possess as its important  basis the above formula which we inscribe on every can.  Tlie result of such a formula is all that you could ask in  brilliance of color and in proper "body"���������������������������a paint which  gives a fine lasting finish, excelling all others in "covering capacity" and in durability. Paint with B-H "English" Paint���������������������������and your house is protected for years, where  a coat cf ordinary paint will last but a few months.  IVfen's Wear  _  Groceries Enderfoy, $. Q.  Canadian.F0������������������d Control License No. 847170.  M^^^WW*^*^***^^^^^^^^^^^'''^'^^  STATIONERY  CANPJJ2S  CJGAflS  TOPACCO  CIGARETTES  TOYS  "'    MUSIC  ANP MANY OTHER J4NES  Its better to  Fulton Hardware Co., Ltd.  Enderby, B.-C   '  lONTtttAL HAUFAX Ct.OOHN TORONTO WIMNIfJCC  MEDICINE MAT CALCAJtV tOMONTOH VANCOUVER  -uW&--_-&&a--\  vf Jie Popular Variety  Storo  CMFP ST- :-: ENPUUBY  C. F. B. License No. 10-9227.  WHEN YOU WANT SHOES  SEE MY STOCK  ������������������ Men's Working and Dress  Women's Cbildrcn's & In Tan Is'  Wbile   Canvass  1-slrap   Pumps  POTTI-PP  GQOPv?  Wc bave just, received a shipment of HEINZ'S famous hot-  tied goods���������������������������Try the hew Pill  Pickles���������������������������also pickles sweet and  pickles sour���������������������������everything in the  ipickle line; also delicious preserves and canned fruits.;-  1  A  tm A SON  mm--  Caiuula Food Bo.'ird'I.icense  No. S-9SG  .GRNEIIAI,     rpCB/KTS':*.-  KT.' Kergu'son  Contractor and Builder  Brick, Cement and  Ca'rpentry.   JLet me  give you an estimate   on  anything you  want built,    Good Red Brick always  in  stock  WE SEU. EVERYTHING IN THE Mll-K  MNE EXCEPT THE COW  Armstrong  B.C.  Rkal Estate and Insurance  List your Properties and Houses.  -Enderby  Sharpie's    Suction-Feed    Cream     Separators,  Prices   '.-.$70.00, ������������������85.00, ������������������95.00 and SI 10.00.  Jf you   need   a   Separator and   cannot  conic  to  town,  write, wire'or phone us and we will lake it out to you.  Crock Churns    $2.25 and $2.50    ,  Daisv Barrel Churns ... .$11.25, $12.00 & $13.00  *'       ****** *  according to size. -'  Milk Pails, Strainer; Pails, Pans & Cream Cans  Railroad Delivery Cans.���������������������������Have your old cans  brought in and repaired.    It will save you money.  Have yon   Plumbing, Healing cr Water supply prob-   -  lems?  .; Submit them  to ns aiulwc will give you the  benefit  of  all   our  experience   in   this1;-line.:*  I-fave you seen our window display of automobile  and buggy supplies'? - ���������������������������  ^  Fulton Hardware Co Ltd  ENDERBY, BC.  1      ��������������������������� -��������������������������� *���������������������������1  OUR WANT ADS. ARE WINNER^]

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