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 l-k.  ;^=isrr.:^:.T:j!^A^AiA:Ai:-:ria~  !.._.-.   F\l ���������������������������"* ���������������������������    ������������������������������������������������������ -���������������������������  '7  ~4~  Vol. 13, No. 18, Whole No. 614.  ENDERBY, B- C. THURSDAY, JULY 10, 1919  Subscription, ������������������2 a year; oc copy  Another Evening of  Pleasure vyith the  Boys from France  \\\  ii  Between 250 and 300 people  "attended lhc public "At 1-Ioiuc"  given in lhe Enderby Qpcra  House last Thursday evening to  do honor lo lhe men who have  relumed from France within  lhe pasl monlh. The a (fair was  lhe usual success. An excellent  program of vocal and inslru-  menlal music, wilh speeches  and social chit dial mellowed  the iilmosphere and warmed  Ihe hoarl. ��������������������������� Aflcr lhe program  and refreshinenls lhere was an  hour or Iwo ol' dancing.  Rev. Mr. (irctton tided tis  chairman I'or lhe evening, and  IMr. Smedley was chosen lo give  the talk of welcome lo the boys.  His remarks bore particularly  upon lhe conditions of peace  jusl signed'* by Germany. Me  louche!!' a popular chord "when  he questioned lhe policy of llie  proJileer and called lo account  lhc men who had staid at homc  and1 failed lo -keep clean the  nation's politics. If we fail lo  do so now, since lhc hoys have  rclurned, lhcy0 will lake hold  and'do for us here whal lhcy  nid'ed in doing I'or Europe in  France.  We had al this Welcome  Home, he said, Enderby boys  from every fronl���������������������������25 in all:  Signaller .11. A. Bogcrl. Ll. W.  Malcher. Capl. K. Glen, Pie. A.  Bush. Ma.j. J. II. G. Baird, Pie.  J. Ashton. Pie. S. Waby, Pte". S.  Green. Pic. E. Rogers. Ll. L. J.  Proclor, Ll. S." Glen. Pic. G.  Lowery. Gunner R. Mack, Pic.  T. Ellioll, Pie. G. S. Duncan,  Pie. L. Mackay, Pie. 0. Rultan,  Pie. 11. Edwards. Pie. D. Bush,  Pie. R. Poison. Pic. D. Jones,  P leT-G."-" Johns loTC" Pie. "G.'~ E.'  Every. Pte. R. Sommervillc and  Pie. J. Sellers.'-  At the conclusion of Mr.  Sniedley's remarks, Ll. Procter  briefly spoke Vn .. acknowlcdg-  iiieiil of lhe good spirit of lhe  evening und ils purpose, and on  behalf of till the rclurned men  presenl he lliankcd lhc commit-  i'cc and lhe public for lhe reception   given   Ihem.  Following lhis, several musical numbers were given: a solo  anti chorus by lillle girls sweetly dressed in Japanese costume-  ti solo and encore by Miss Lang,  by Mrs. Peacock, by Mr. Robinson, tmd several selections by  the orchestra, and' by Mr Winler. wjio molorcd from Armslrong lo parliciptiie in lhe enjoyment of lhe evening.  The feature of lhe evening  was Hie straight, soldierly lalk  given by Pic. C. G. Piper., who  delighted IhcVuidience by giving lhe soldier's side of thought  in connection wilh war condilions and condilions following  war. lie paid a recognized  tribute lo thc men who had lo  slay al home and keep lhc  nation's work going forward.  Recognizing this, he at lhc same  lime'pointed lo the weaknesses  and lhc outrages perpetrated in  furnishing supplies lo thc Canadian army by profiteering contractors, and now by' profiteering manufacturers. These Haws  must bc remedied, he said. Thc  rclurned' nfon arc determined lo  support the existing order- of  government in Canada, bul al  lhe same lime rclurned men  are prepared lo fight againsl'lhc  oppressor, and lo oust lhc profiteer. Thc returned men "arc  determined "lo "give and lake a  square deal, and will nol'bc satisfied wilh.-anything less.  SPALLUMCHEEN  COUNCIL  Busy Session, with Much Work  Planned and in Execution-  New Roads Opened0 and Old  Ones Improved.  ������������������������������������������������������������������������    sr    sr    sr    t-v  ������������������������������������    #������������������    ������������������������������������    #*    /%  X ,       ������������������r  " ENDERBY NOTES       ������������������  ������������������ . n  __   *_   ���������������������������fcr   ������������������r   fcr    hr   sr   t.r* *r   fcr   fcr   tr   fcr   mi  #*    **    #*    *���������������������������>    4*    mm    r*    im    ������������������*    0b,   ,,������������������    J\   s\   Jl  .Cumiuir "Aiiliur Teece returned [his week from France.  fcr     *  *���������������������������������������������  Mrs. C.   Fravel   and   children  1 arc spending lhc summer holiday a I Mabel Lake.  fcr -  0  Mrs. (Dr.) Keith and children  expect  lo .occupy (licit*'summer  collage a I Mabel Lake nexl week  sr  I  Mrs. Walker and' ��������������������������� children  wcnl inlo camp al Mabel Lake  Ihis week, for lhe summer holidays.  fcr  #fc _ ���������������������������  Fiirm and Home, Vancouver,  is proud of lhe facl lhal il has  passed  lhe 10.000 mark in cir-  _dilation. ���������������������������        .���������������������������=  Waller Bailey visited Enderby lhis week, by aulo from  Kamloops, where Mr. Bailey is  employed by the C. P. R.  sr  JT.  Mrs. Lambert is spending lhc  ".summer vacation al hcr Enderby home, from Kasro, where shc  Iii ugh I school lhe pasl lerm.  fcr  mm  Mrs. I7. Kenney and daughter  lel'l for Kamloops on Monday  lo join Mr. Kenney, who has  jusl returned after two years in  France.  fcr  ***���������������������������  Provincial Conslable Johnston and Mrs. Johnston rclurned  from lhe coasl lhis week and are  milking lhcir home in Ihe Provincial   headquarters.  fc*.  JIB,  Though barely ready for  business, Jas. McMahon & Son  tire getting inlo Ihe running in  good shape. A Gray Don was  sold last week lo Mr. T. Gray,  Mara.  fcr  *+>  J. L. Ruttan returned Ibis  week from bis lumber .camp on  the. Grand .Trunk, near Fort  Fraser. Owing to a strike, all  the 1 inner mills on tlie Grand  Trunk arc now closed clown.  Mr. Howard ,Manii rclurned  lo Bremerton, Wash-flliis week  after spending a week or two'on  ti visil lo relatives iiVEnd'crby.  Mr. Mann was recovering from  a period of serious illness, and  his slay here was of greal benefit to him. ' ' ' -  x  A parly of prominent wheal  growers from"Walervillc. Wash  motored to Enderby this week,  going from bere lo Kamloops"*:  In lhe parly were, Messrs. Wm.  Dahlke, J. II. GolJ, II. N.Wilcox,  James Mcloin, A. II. Murdocli  and wife, and N. P. Nelson and  family.  X p  Mr. G. A. Fuenfgclcf rclurned  lo Armslrong from Wenalchcc,  Ihis week. His hcallh litis improved   wonderfully.     lie  had  The misfortune lo break his arm  by falling oil' a ladder. During  his absence Mi1. Fuenfgeld visited California, Phoenix, Ariz.,  Old Mexico, New Mexico, Salt  Lake City, Denver, Spokane,  Boice Cilv, Idaho.  Mr. and Mrs. OlalT Olson lel'l  this week for Broadview, Sask.  Thcy expect lo be away Iwo or  lhree weeks. Before coming lo  Enderby Mr. and Mrs." ~.son resided til Broadview for 1-, vears.  Moving lo Enderby Mr. Olson  purchased ti bush ranch. Like  magic llie bush ranch became a  farm, and1 today Mr. Olson owns  one of lhc besl ranches in lhc  Norlh Enderby district.  **  mm  .Mr. "Wiiller A. MacDonald, edilor  of "I-'arm iinrl Home," Vancouver,  is visiting lhe Okanagan in lhe  inleresl of lhal paper. Mr. MacDonald is a young man of Ihe  Sterling Canadian lypc, who can  look inlo lhe future and sec (lie  Dominion onc of lhc influential  independent nations ' of the  world 'league, 'when- wc shall  have cut the ���������������������������apron-strings lhal  At lhc last session of the  Spallumcheen Council, with liie  Reeve and all Aldermen present  Couii. Worlhihgtoii reported in  favor of granting II. Johnson's  request for ti road leading lo  his 80 acres, between the Lynn  and Teccc properties, and Ibis  report was adopted by thc Council and the work proceeded wilh.  C. W. Graves requested the  opening of a road along lhc reserve from lhe Ferris properly,  and lhc matter was laken under  consideration.  Thc Reeve and chairman of  lhe Board of Works reported in  favor of gran ling G. Mai pass a  road leading from his properly,  and it was decided lo lake up  lhc qucslioYi of road changes  from the Malpass, properly lo  Enderb}r road.  Communications were 'read  from Public Works Engineer  Foreman and District Engineer  Gwyer sliding thai lhc Government would granl aid on thc  trunk roads only lo lhc extent  of ;i fifty-fifty basis. Tl was decided lhal copies of* these letters  bc sent lo Dr. McDonald, with  a proles I from the Council in  view of an understanding,lhal  lhc Municipality had -, been  promised aid on a 3 to T basis,  on which basis expenditures already Jiave been arranged. >,  Mr. A'. C. Skaling interviewed-  lhc Council on behalf ol'.-MiVJ'.  ' <i 1  Dunne and-others, in respect lo  an alleged oclilion thal-'was-bc-  '  ���������������������������     ���������������������������     <        ' '��������������������������� \f  ing circulated among thc-L'arkin  1  waler rale payers, "in rclcrcn'cc  lo charging-up lhc L. & AS extension againsl thc rest of lhe  system. Thc Reeve explained to  Mr. .Skaling that, the Council  had no knowledge of'any such  petition, and understood thcrc  would bc no steps taken in lhalc  direction. V    ���������������������������    "'  - Reeve Kcary reported'he had  written D. Reiswig for a list of*  lhc names of water users on the  Coyollc Creek Water Sysilam.  ' A conuminication from the  local branch G. W. V. A. slated  lhcy were in favor of aid being  given towards lhc erection of a  Memorial Hospital instead'��������������������������� of  giving each individual a medal.  It was decided-that all funds  on hand or collected for hospilal  purposes should bc placed.in the  bank , in trust in the" name of  lhc Cily and District Municipality. "*  The Inspector of Fisheries reported re. a fish ladder I'or Davis  Creek, thai the matter would-be  laken up by' their engineer oh  his return from lhc Norlh.  o  Mrs. Ball, Mrs. Siminglon and  Mrs. Arnolt interviewed lhc  Gou nci I���������������������������i n���������������������������ref ere 11 cc���������������������������lo~olj la i ir^  ing aid towards a rest room in  lhc city I'or ladies and children  from lhc district. Mrs. Arnolt  explained lhal thcy would require aboul $-10 per month lo  havc a ma Iron in charge, and  pay rent." Thc merchants were  favorable lo thc scheme and  would support same to lhc ex-  lenl of $20 per monlh. On mo-  lion of Coun. Hasscn and Dodd  ti granl of $15 a month I'or six  monlh was made, wilh lhc 1111-  dcrslanding lhal lhc Ma Iron  keep a register wilh lhc names  of those milking use .of il.  Mr. Barbour, C. N. R. contractor, asked permission lo lap  lhc Morsley water system al  dilfercnl points aboul 1000 feel  apart, only one place at a lime.  Hc was advised lhat hc would  havc lo have all lhe parlies on  llie system agreeable'before being til lowed lo lap on.  II was decided lhal lhc question of abolishing the ward syslcm in lhc Municipalilv of Spallumcheen would bc discussed a I  lhc next mccling pf lhe Council.  ��������������������������� The Rccvc was requested' to  grant of $15,000.00 had been  made towards a new post oflice  at Armslrong.   , *.;.  The tax rate for 1919 was set  at .5Vs mills, general; 4%.mills,  schools; 3-4 mill"debentures.  J. Coun. Worthington '���������������������������reported  on lhe poor condition of thc  Deep Greek bridge on thc En-  dcrby-Sahnon Arm road, il being dangerous lo traffic. He was  instructed lo have lhc bridge re-  EC'HOES OF THE FIRE  Though Hard Hit, Business Men  Burned Out are Re-establishing- Themselves and Preparing to Resume Busines.  buill.  fcr  fcr   ���������������������������������������������������������������  ARMSTRONG NEWS  Mr. Rob I. Dagg left I'or Vancouver lhc pasl week lo visil his  brother.  mm  ' -Pics., T. Clinton and R. McNair rclurned from overseas  lhis week.  js  Mr. J. Ryan left on Saturday  i'or   Vancouver,   wncrc  he expects lo spend a couple weeks.  st  Messrs.  George Johnson   and  Wm. "McGce arrived in Armslrong from France this week.  fcr  ���������������������������Mr. C. M. Waggclt of Kamloops i.s spending a week in  Armstrong renewing - "old acquaintances.  .   sr  Mr. and Mrs. C. McMarlin left  on Monday for Prcscotl, Out,  wherc lhcy .expect lo make lhcir  future homc.  sr  Miss W. Wrighl lel'l on Wednesday for Nanaimo' wherc she  will spend a monlh visiting relatives.  sr '*" >  js  Mr. and Mrs. M. Binkley"came,  in on Salurdav from Shaunavon  Sask., and wilLyisil lhcir par-  en Is. Mr. and Mrs. J.jy.Binkley,  for a monlh. "      |  fcr  > *���������������������������**  -Dr. Sumner leaves this week  1 *    1  for. Seattle, where hc will attend  lhc,Brilish Columbia.and Washington Slate Denial Socicly convention./ He expects lo bc away  two weeks.        ~  ��������������������������������������������� ..        - T-  Mr. H.,^S. Timberlakc left on,  a business, trip 'lo Pcnliclon lasl  Monday.and will return lo Armslrong" Saturday, when he will  be ready for business.  sr  Died���������������������������Friday, July 'I, James  Albert Larrabcc, aged 48 years,"  broiher of Mrs. S. A. Clark. Thc  funeral service, conducted by  Rev. W. Sloll, was held on Monday. "July 7lh, from the Clark  residence.   Interment al Virden,  ni.  ���������������������������*���������������������������    j        1  it  Mrs.  H.  J.   King   ancl   sons,  Ernest   and Norman,  left lasl  Friday for" Kapuskasing,' Out.,  where lhcy will join Rev. Mr.  King. In . lhcir removal from  Armslrong, Rev. and Mrs. King  and sons lake with Ihem thc best  wishes of a . large circle of  friends. St. James1 Church loses  a _zealous worker... and���������������������������Arm-_  slrong a good itiiisician and an  all-round good1'fellow.  When thc smoke had cleared  away,-and Armstrong cilize.i>  gazed with clear vision upon lhc  ruins J of4 last Thursday morning's fire, the sight brought  home to Ihem lhc conviction  IhtiI in disaster's wake lhere  comes good for evil, and men'.'.  spirits rise , phoenix-hke from  fire's ashes tmd make stronger  lhe spirit of "oneness"���������������������������onc ior  all, and till for onc.  The Haines made a clean  sweep of every building in the  block except the Armslrong hotel and grocery slore a I (ached.  Nol a board' was left unburncd  of lhc Avalon' Theatre. Mr.  Gregory, who' owned lhe properly." estimates his loss at $9,000  or $10,000. Not a cenl of insurance was carried by him. The  loss lo Mr. Lee Morris was nol  so heavy, bul heavy enough. He  saved nothing of his personal  effects lel'l in (he theatre, nor  anything in the lamp house or  011 tbe stage. Thc loss was complete, noL a cent of insurance  being carried on Uic Lmiiding or  con ten Is. ��������������������������� rt  The same may bc said1 of the  Stige Block v.nA lhe oilier buildings between il and lhc Armstrong Hotel. All were completely dcslroj'cd, and were not  insured. . **  Mr. Lembke was lhc only onc  who   carried,    insurance.      But  r  lhc hotel properly was nol des-  Iroj'cd.   .The building was gul--  tcd, bul was left standing.  The  work  of   those  who assisted  in  saving   lhc slock  and-  furnishings in lhc hotel building  and grocery store was marvelous.    Serious i;isk was'incurred  by many fighting the fire from"  -vantage points on Ihc'holcl r-oot.  and from"lhc windows.    Bul in  it-all" there was lilllc-or no excitement.    Ivlen wcnl soberly af-  il and cheerfully helped whcrCj  ever help was needed.    Mr. and  Mrs. Lembke feel-deeply grateful lo all for lhc heroic work put;  forth   lo save  lhcir, properly.. ;  Blackburn .& Co. only lhc day,  before lhe lire spoke for insurance, and liie application was'  ready lo be signed when (he fire  came and cleaned up (hc livery  barn and much of Jhe harness.  Consolidated Schools  tolbe Inaugurated  in Armstrong District  Wc soon shall know whal the  ratepayers of Armslrong ,and  Hie Spallucheen Municipality  intend' lo do regarding lhe question of Consolidated Schools,  and particularly wilh regard to  ti Central School to be creeled  in Armslrong. Bolh the-Municipality and the Cily will vote on  Ihe money by-laws covering lhe  construction of lhe proposed  school building. Each i.s lo undertake" lo raise the sum of  $25,000.00, which, with thc $50,-  000.00 life Provincial Government promises" to pul up, will  cover lhe cosl of the new school,  and will place the educational  facilities of the consolidated dis-  Uicl in lhc front rank.  There can be no doubt as to  the outcome of the ballot to bc  laken. ' For the ratepayers to,  turn down tlie, proposition,of  lhc Government woukl bc madness. Thcy wouldn't think of  doing such a thing.        .    ���������������������������   *"  In facl, wc have heard very  lillle, if any,-, opposition expressed, and both by-laws to'be  voted on will certainly cany.1 -*  Following arc lhe - principal  requirements of lhc money bylaw of the Spallumcheen Municipality. That of the. City" of  Armslrong is similar in amount  and, general' conditions, both'  running for a period of twenty  years, and bearing 0 per cent.  Tl is the intention of lhc City  of Armslrong lo sell lo the local  community as many of'the de-  benlurcs'as can be laken locally.  I Lis believed Jhe entire issue of  $25,000.00 can lie-sold locally.  This-^vili mean that allJllie in v  Moving to the Coasl  Bcrl.   Charlish,  of   lhe  Tom  ���������������������������kinson Saw Mills, had his arm  severely   cut   -last ..week* when  write *Hon.* Martin-Burrcll, say- cleaning up under thc edger. He  have so long held us as a colony |ing  that lhc Council anxiously j will ':noV bc able to work for a  lo colonial ideas of nationhood, wait for a letter staling lhat a few.Jwceks.  GRINDROD NOTES  Miss Malhewson lel'l lasl week  I'or. hcr home at Comox.  fcr  SB,  Mrs. C. Rosoman of Mara was  :i visiter to Grindrod this week.  fcr  Mr. Albert Sharpe of Deep  Creek i.s visiting Mr. W. Monk ti  short period.  fcr  Mrs. Pacey and children were  visitors lo Grindrod from Enderby lhc week end.  sr  Men tire busy hauling lhc  lumber I'or lhe church. Work  will commence soon.  fct  Friends of George Williams  will he pleased to learn lhal he  arrived home from overseas lasl  week.  Messrs. Turner Vc- Donaldson  arc leaving End'erby  lhis week  for   lhe  coasl.     Mr.   Turner,is  accompanied   by . Mrs.   Turner  and children.   Al (he" coasl Mrs.  Turner   will   undergo .medical  treatment,   and    go    Ihence   to  Alert Bay,  B.  C.,v I'or   the summer.    Tl' after looking over the  Province Messrs. Turner &,Don-  a 1 dso n^ci o~n o'lrfniTi-Tiify I Iii ng^Jjc P  Lei- lhan lhe Okanagan, lhcy will  rclurn lo Enderbv.    Having sold  lhcir farm near Enderby lo Mr.  J. C. Harris   tmd   son,   returned  soldiers, lhcy are now fool I'rcc  and desire lo look up lhe besl lo  bc   found.     While   residenI.s of  Endeiby district Messrs. Turner  &    Donaldson     "made     good."  Thcy are industrious and work  wilh tin intelligence on lhe land  thai always leads lo success. We  do nol wish any olher seclion of  R. C. ill-luck, but we do hope lo  welcome    Me.-\srs.     Turner     &  Donaldson  back lo Enderbv af-  lercsl nio'ny will be pakl.lo"our  own people,J;ahd/iio*'ii)vestmenl  cotiIcI' be "sirf'er.^Vr-^-'-"--'"' "^-^-^i  "WHEREAS appliciilion has been  duly nititle b"y (lie rcsjicclivc Hoards  of School Trustees of'the Township.  of Spallumcheen and, the City-of  Armstrong-Jo unite the School;Dis-  Ir.icls of,such Municipalities-into"  one School District for the purpose  of- establishing-911c or inorc'-ccii-  trtil graded schools with at least  two tcvichcrs each, a ml'of,consolidating the scliools of such Pistricts,  and the said City School district  and the "Dislrict Municipality  School District havc been united  uiificr provisions or Clause t\ of  Seclion 0, of the Public Schools  Acl and Amending .Acts, and it is  deemed advisable and expedient  lo provide for the construction of a  Central Graded School for the said  Districts, such school to be constructed in Ibc Cily of Armstrong.  ;.,, And whereas the estimated pro-.  poilion of the cost to bc contributed towards llie construction of  tlie said school by the'Corporation  of the Township of Spallunichccn  i.s $2.-������������������,000.00;    .  1 And whereas it i.s necessary*, to  raise for lhe said, purpose by. .way  of loan upon thc credit of the Municipality the sum of $25,000:00,  payable on the loth day- of- October A. D. 1!).'W, bearing interest in  thc meantime, payable Half-yearly  at the rate of six per cent-per annum,  'the    principal    of such loan  -wbcji^Jituse'LJ-oJje^appIiedrJ'or-^thc-  purposes aforesaid; 1  And whereas for the. payment of  thc said principal and interest it i.s  necessary lo raise the sum of  ������������������2,375.00 by rate in each and every  year;  And whereas the whole rateable  properly of the Corporation of Ihe  Township of Spallumcheen, according to the last revised assessment roll, i.s S2,01,y;,S.">.00;  And whereas thc total amouni of  exiling debenture debt of the said  Corporation of the Township of  Spalhmieheeir (except for works of  local improvement) is $3(3,500.00,  of which none of the principal or  inleresl is in arrciir;  Now, therefore, the Reeve and  Council of lhe Corporation .of the  Township of Spallumt-liecn, in  open meeting assembled, enact as  follows:���������������������������  I. II shall be lawful for lhc  Reeve   of    lhe    Corporation   of the  who niay.be willing to advance lhc  same on Ihe credit of the said  Township bv way of llie debentures hereinafter mentioned, a sum  of money not exceeding in the  whole the sum of ^25.000.00,^aiul to  cause all such sums so raised and  received lo be paid into lhc hands  of tbe Treasurer of the said Township for the purpose and with the  objects   hereinbefore   recited.  2. It shall be lawful for the said  Reeve to cause any number of debentures to be made for the sum  of not less than $500.00 each, bearing ..interest at tljc rate of six per  cent ((>%) per annum, not exceeding in tbe whole the sum of S25,-  000.00. and all such debentures  shall be sealed wilh the seal of the  CorporaticTn of tbe tTownship of  Spallumcheen, signed by the Reeve,  and counter-signed by..the Treasurer of the said Township.  3, The said debentures shall  bear dale the 15th day of October,  1919, ancl shall be made payable tn  twcnlv- years from the said 15th  day of October, 1919, at the Bank  of Montreal, Armstrong, , British  Columbia. ^ '  ,  - ^4. The said ' debentures shall  have, coupons attached for'the payment of interest at the rate of six  per cent (6%) per annum on the  amount of the said, debentures, and  such interest shall"bc payable half-  yearly on thc 15th "clays of April"  and October in each and every  year, and thc signatures lo. such  coupons may be cither, written,  stamped, printed or lithographed.  5s' A rale on the dollar-shall be  levied and shall be. raised annually  in addition to aUothcr rates on nil \  tlie rateable property of IhcTown-  ship sullicienl 'lo pay interest on  ithe debt hereby created, during thc-  currenc-y of Ihe said debentures,  and to provide for the payment of  the said  debt when due.    ' **���������������������������;  (i. The sum of $1500.00 shall be,  raised- and levied annually by a  rale on "'ill the' ralcable property in.  the said Township of Spalluinclieen  in addition lo all other antes, for  the-payment of the interestron the  said debentures.        '* -.' :   . '   ���������������������������     *'  Si.- TliCsum of $875.00-shall be  raised, and   levied.'annually   by'a  rate ,011 sill the rateable property-'in  the said.Township,of Spallumcheen  in   addition   to  ail' other rates, forj-  the   payment1'of .the' debt .hereby,  created, when due. .������������������>''.  / 8.. It shall.be:lawful for the said  Township,   from'time ,to  time,   lo ,  re-purchase 'any-;of 1.the, said, de-.  benturcs 'at- such-.price' orprices as '  may 'bc'iniitunlly, agreed .upon, and  all suchdebentures'sorc-purchased  shall' forthwith   be .cancelled^'anil .  iio^'C-iiwne-bF'ariy^lebentiireror'cle-j...  benturcs  shall-be  made  in  conse-  (|uencc_,olVsuch re-purchase. _'-- "-    ,  ������������������X X KKX H tt It X X jtS* X $  *'     \ MARA NOT^S       'VK-  *      -  -i *  it tt-tt X X XX X X XX XX������������������H  ^ 1 T V '  :��������������������������� Haying is ,now in full swing,  and there arc somc very good  crops hcrc/t'jriosHy'on the newer  meadows/ "  ' '   '"/ .: ������������������������������������������������������ * o .''������������������������������������������������������     - .  '" TtIic heavy rains, of-last week  havc .materially  improved " the-  crop   prospects,   especially .lhc  grain;an<|;.vcgctahlcs..   V  ���������������������������7 x .      __  V Co|: tanclon, f}. S. O.. ancl  Miss^nndon, arc expected home  lhis week. Their' many friends  will he pleased to welcome them  home again'after the war years  of service to the Empire.  Continuing Optical Work  Icr llicv have seen Ibc res I of llie   township o( .Spalluinclieen to raise  r- "i>i by way of loan from any person or  lovince. persons, bodv or bodies corporate,  P  11. S. Thnbcrlakc, 13. O., who  has, since his discTiargc from  the P.A.F., been connected with  optical Avork in Toronto, has  returned lo tbe Okanagan. He  intends visiting Armstrong  every month or six weeks and  wiU be al L. H. Stokes5 store.  Mr. Stokes u^ll be glad to receive -any appointments made  wilh him for Mr. Timbcrlakc'.s  visits. Mr. Timberlakc will visit  every town in Hie Vnlliiy, in-  chjding Kamloops and  Salmon  t T^ ���������������������������  \ ���������������������������  /     ,  Wedding Hells  t\t  I  i'A vciy interesting even! look  place at lhc residence of Mrs.  XV.'lt. Adams, Monday. June 30,  when Grcla Gordon Adams,  daughter of lhc late W. H.  Adams and Mrs. Adams, ("well  known in Armslrong) was uniled in marriage to Thomas  Drew, son of Mr. and' Mrs. Robt  Drew, both of Vancouver, the  Rev. Lennox Fraser oflicialing.  Character ol  School Bnildiu  Our District.  Tuesday ncxt. .June 15th, will  b^ the lasl day for rebate on  wider rates. ^  OKANAGAN COMMONER  THURSDAY, JULY 10, 1919  7  Okanagan Commoner  In which is merged Thc Enderby Press and Walker's Weeklr  Published every Thursday at Enderby, B. C, by The Waiker Press, at S2.00           per year: $1.00 six months.  least do take a sporting chance of getting caught  and punished, a thing that carries considerable  weight with public opinion. But the public  looks upon a profiteer as a loathsome object. To  Canada's dishonor roll has been added the names  of the Ogilvie Milling Company, the Maple Leaf  Milling Company, and some smaller firms, with  more to follow. The Ogilvie concern made 72  per cent net profit on the common stock in 1918,  and the attitude of the directors is such as to  make the public wonder why the company  showed such restraint as to stop at a mere 72  per cent."  WHAT IS PROFITEERING?  THURSDAY, JULY 10, 1919  HYDRO  ELECTRIC  CONVENTION  On "Wednesday, June 25lh, members of thc  City Councils of Salmon Arm, Enderby, Armstrong .and Vernon, and the Municipality of Spallumcheen, were in consultation regarding hydro  electric development at Shuswap Falls and  Adams River. It was then represented that some  action had already bcen taken in this matter by  the people of Shuswap Lake dislrict, including  the city municipalities of Kamloops ancl Salmon  Armi; and it was mutually agreed that another  convention should bc held in lhc Okanagan district for the purpose of organizing co-operation  to further any hydro electric project, the responsibility for the call being assumed by thc municipalities above named.  Thc call to this convention is extended to all  the municipalities, Boards of Trade, ancl U. F. B.  . C. or other farmers' organizations from Kelowna  to Kamloops, including Kelowna, Mission, Ellison  Rutland, Oyama, Okanagan Centre, Coldstream,  Lumby, Vernon, Armstrong, Spallumcheen,  Enderby, Salmon Arm cily and district, Silver  Creek, Glenemma, Kalkland, Grand' Prairie,  Puck Range, Pritchard, Ducks and Kamloops;  and including any olher interested district in this  territory. The representation shall be three persons from.each Council, Board or farmers' organization, all" of whom should bring credentials  in regular form. b  The convention will be held in the City Hall,  Vernon, on Thursday, July 17, "at 2 p.m.  The following public representatives have been  Invited to be present and lake part in the proceedings: Hon. Sena lor Boslock, of Monte Creek;  Hon. Martin Burrcll, M.P. for Yale, Secretary of  State; Hon. F. J. Fullon, K. C, M. P. for Cariboo;  Jfbji. T. P- Patulla, Minister ofoLands for B.C.;  K. C. McDonald, M. L. A. for. North Okanagan;  J. W. Jones, M. L. A. for South Okanagan; F-  W. Anderson, M. L. A. for Kamloops.  The call for the con ven lion i.s signed by Mayor  Jf. W. Clinton. Salmon Arm; F. J-f. Barnes, Enderby; J. M. Wrighl, Armslrong; W. H. Keary,  Spallumcheen; S. A. Shatford, Vernon.  Mr. A. R. Balconi, chief metallurgical engineer  of the Acme Engineering Company, of Toronto,  sends the Globe (Toronto) a copy of the following letter addressed to the Minister of Labor:  "Dear Sir���������������������������I observe in to-day's Globe an article on'Thc High Cosl of Living,' also mentioning  the cost ofclothing.  "For sonic considerable lime 1 have been  making tests and analytically examining the  samples of goods secured from various so-called  reputable business manufacturers of the city of  Toronto, and thc discovery is siinply appalling.  As an example, one reputable business house  sent me samples ranging from $45 to $75 for an  ordinary suit, the higher-priced ones being guaranteed to bc all wool, and on examining these,  in no instance was there ten per cent of wool  in any of the cloth. On the contrary, the cloth  was spun from woolen rags put together and a  small amount of wool, that is, what is known as  new wool, ancl the fur clippings from various  fur-bearing animals. Once in a while a chicken  may contribute ti part of it. Another reputable  business house, with suits up to $55. claiming  them to be GO per cent wool,, did not have a  thread of wool in the cloth.  "Now, if you will start an analytical examination you can easily verify my statements.,  "I fail to find a. yard of cloth anywhere that  can possibly cost more than one dollar at thc  present price of labor and'material, and I am  prepared to prove my statement. I would like  lo correspond wilh you on lhc subject.  "Yours very truly, A. R. Balconi.  Peace Celebration at Vernon  Attention is drawn to the advertisement in another column  of ths Commoner for the Peace  Celebration to be held in Vernon  August 4-5. An outstanding  feature of the celebration and  Returned Soldiers' Reunion on  these dates will be the arrival on  the first day of the celebration  of an aeroplane which will fly  direct from Vancouver to Vernon without a stop. Mail will  be carried, ancl this will be the  longest uninterrupted flight yet  undertaken in Brilish Columbia.  During the celebration the aeroplane will give exhibitions of  fancy.,-flying' similar to the exhibition given tit Armstrong on  July 1st.. It is also intended to  arrange for a "night raid" on  the city, with the necessary -adjuncts of search fights, etc. Thc  blowing up of a building by  bombs "dropped from the machine is tilso spoken of.  Taxes to the amount of over  $14,000.00 were received at the  City Hall, Enderby, during the  month of June. This is the high-  watcr mark in tax money received so early in the year, and  indicates lhc ability of Enderby  property owners '1o| |m|eet the  requirements of the new Act in  relation to tax "sales.  Tuesday ncxt. June 15th, will  be the hist day for rebate on  water rates.  The Hudson's Bay Co.'s Great  July Clearance Sale  ThousandsDof Bargains are Picked up daily in the  BIG SALE  This is one of the biggest Merchandise Price Reduction  Sales ever launched by the Vernon Store  Two big* floors crowded with seasonable goods marked at reduced prices.  Men's, Ladies' and Children's wear.  Household Supplies.   Boots & Shoes.  ttskfrAtxrskf f*    Infr^      ALL SALE PARCELS SENT PREPAID  XicLrU. VvCti Cf  JUfLU. except Hardware, China and Groceries.  The Hudson's Bay Company  >Mail Order Department If.  VERNON, B. C.  British Columbia Interior Store  Canadian Food Control License No. 8-21018.  SYNOPSIS OF PEACE TREATY  PRASTJC MEASURES NECESSARY  ���������������������������=-=ProI)abIy-if^theH5ominion=(-;overninent^vould*  spend more time in atlcmpling to eliminate the  profiteer it would not be necessary for it to spend  so much time trying lo build up the Bolshevik  bogie in Canada. Il appears from lhc opinion  expressed hy and through lhc independent press  of the Dominion, lhal the mass of Canadians are  doing a deal of thinking along Ihesc lines. They  are not prepared to accept llu; naked charge of  Bolshevism againsl a half-dozen labor leaders  as proof of guill. Canada is nol prepared to  take lhc rule of Bolshevism from onc source any  sooner than from anolher���������������������������llie rule of lhe profiteer is considered as much a menace tis lhe rule  of Bolshevism. Indeed, if would appear the rule  of the profiteer is more a menace, in lhal we now  havc il, and Bolshevism m Canada never w;i������������������-  more than a iiiylh in the bohnils of our profiteer.*,  and politicians.  The investigation now being carried on by the  cost of" living commillcc of tlie Mouse of Commons is developing some slarlling lads. A Mon-  real sugar, refiners has just confessed lo makinc  nearly a million dollars in profits Inst year. The  explanation -has* been ���������������������������.offered,, in regard, lo* thc  price of Canadian bacon in Canada and in England, lhat it costs less to'prepare Canadian ha cor.  for thc English .market -than for thc Canadian  market. Presumably the same explanation Avil)  have to go for the fact lhal all Canadian produclt  are cheaper in England lhan in Canada.  Strange as it may seem, lhe ollicial organs ol  the G. W. V. A. do not hike much slock in these  explanations, as is indicated by such articles as  this in the B. C. Veteran: "Some firms," it says..  "have not been found deserving of censure and  others not quite full-fledged ������������������{jtfileers. Bul some  deserve to bc black-listed as Colors of the vilesf  kind. Pickpockets, burglarsT-iiul highwaymen  are gentlemen beside a profiUAr.    The former tit  Germany, by accepting unconditionally the  terms of thc treaty drawn by the allied associated powers, litis agreed:  To the reduction of hcr territory in Europe  from. 208^825 square miles to 175,000 square  miles.  To thc reduction of lhe population under her  jurisdiction from=66,000,000 lo 54,000.000.  To the surrender of 2,950,000 square miles of  colonial possessions.  To thej restoration of Alsace-Lorraine to  France; to parts of Upper Silesia to Czecho-Slo-  vakia and to Poland; most of Poscn and parts  of West Prussia to Poland; Mahncdy and adjoining territory to Belgium.  To plebiscites in tbe Saar mining dislrict, in  jLinccdcd parts of Upper Silesia, in parts of East  Prussia,  in  Schlcswig.  To the internationalization of Danzig.        l  ���������������������������  To the independence of Austria.  To the renunciation of ajl political and territorial rights outside Europe.  To the reduction of her army, from a peace  basis of 2,000,000 men lo 200,000 and by March,  1920, lo 100,000, and to abolish conscription.  To the reduction of hcr navy from lhc -Jt battle  ships, 59. cruisers of 19M, to six battleships and  six cruisers.  To dismantle all l'orls 50 kilometres cast of lhc  Rhine.  To stop trade in and nearly all production of  war materials.  To allied occupation of parls of Germany for  15 ycars, or until reparation is made.  To demolish the fortifications of Heligoland  and to open the Kiel canal to all vessels.  To possess no military or naval air forces.  =VJ:'o=accept--fulKres])onsibility^for^alHclaniagcs  caused to the allied governments and nationals.  To reimburse till civilian damages, beginning  with $5,000,000,0000, lhe final lolal to be determined by the Allied reparation commission before May 1, 1921.  To the Irinl of lhe kaiser and Ihe surrender of  Ihose responsible for lhc war.  becn born. Life is a bank account, with so much  divine energy at your dispostd. What are you  going to do with il? If you draw your checks  for this, you cannot for that���������������������������lake your choice.  And above all, do not draw on the Bank of Futurity by breathing bad air, keeping bad hours  and bad company. Thc man who succeeds in  business is the one who goes to bed before ten  o'clock at night; and only onc thing he is jealous  of, and that is out-door exercise. = Gambling  robs a man of rest; and the keen edge of his life  is lost in shuffling the pasteboards. All he gives  his employer or the world is the discard. Outside of his play hc is a weak, inellicient person,  and his weakness is apt to manifest itself in burdening his friends. The curse of gambling docs  not "fall on the gambler alone, any moreo than  does the drunkard alone suffer for his fault.  Suffering falls upon every one within the radius  of the. gambler.  ACCEPTING RESPONSIBILITY  A COLD BUSINESS PROPOSITION  "No man," once wrote a man of lhe world,  "who plays cards I'or money can keep his  position long. The fact is, none'of us have: a ���������������������������surplus of brains, and if you iu\c going lo succeed in  business, all lhe power you have lo your credit  i.s demanded. The man who can piny cards tit  night and do business in lhe daylinie, hasn't yet.  One of lhe best signs of the times is in that  the returned soldiers tire prepared to accept thc  responsibility which seems to have been thrust  upon thcni in the reconstruction period. In recent issues of the Ottawa Veteran some very  plain speaking has been indtilged in by the  editor. Ancl in thc recent national convention  of the Veteran's Association these thoughts were  given verbal expression hy several speakers.  "Recognition, wliich was slow at first, has at  length been fully accorded the Great War Veterans' Association of Canada," said Comrade W.  P. Purney, Dominion president of the G. W. V. A.  in his opening address at thc convention. "Today," he continued, "we arc regarded os the  steadying influence in the country���������������������������a power to  be used for good, and good alone, for Canada.  We can now face the world in the proud' knowledge lhal we have gained and retain the confidence of our fellow citizens and that they look  to us as the guardians of the destinies of this  country"  These words spoken by the president of the  War^Vcleraiisr'inclicate^that^thc^returnecl^men  have correctly sensed thc pulse of public opinion  in Canada. Many things have happened since  lhcy started lo return from overseas which  have inspired' confidence in lhe men. Before the  men returned Ihe newspapers were filled with  publicity slulf setting forlh innumerable schemes  by which the Government���������������������������Dominion and Provincial���������������������������was going to help Ihe soldiers returning.  These schemes looked very good'���������������������������on paper���������������������������  but when the returned boys got back and thcy  began lo look them over, lhe schemes did not  appeal to Ihem. Then the change in altituc.  Government ollicials began to realize that they  were not dealing with inexperienced men���������������������������men  who did not know what they most required.  Soon it became clear that the real question  was not onc of "What are wc going to clo with  the returned boys, but, rather, one of "What are  the returned men going lo require shall be done  not only for themselves but for the good of Canada." Comrade Purney, in his talk before the  convention, dealt with many phases of the work  of the Association, emphasizing throughout' lhc,  urgent need for the government to grasp the  point-of view of the returned citizen, lie said  it had always been' the policy of the G. W. V. A.  to support lo lhe fullest extent the constituted  authority of lhc counlry, as long as the government appeared lo be honestly striving to grapple  with" the problems of the returned men. ' Thc  Dominion executive, however, had told lhe members of the Government at Ottawa that if they  continued to permit thc existence of grievances  which were lhe--cause of unnecessary friction  and suffering to lhcir fellows, or. their dependents, aiicl, at the. same time, continued to ignore  the advice of a body of men such as lhc G. W. V.  A., who were qualified to speak, Ihen they,could  not bc-responsible for thc body they represented.  "We have lold the Govrnmcnl," continued  Comrade Purney, "thnt a policy of 'drift' can no  longer satisfy the dominion executive, of the G.  W. V. A. or the great body of returned citizens  which they represent. 1 feel that the time has  come for the Government to realize that lhc  share and weight of public opinion embodied in  the G. W. V. A. is sufficient to justify the enactment of legislation embodying our sound and  just opinions., 1 wish to sound a nofc of warning.  There has bcen too much indifference, and wc���������������������������  to whom the country is looking���������������������������wc, least of ad.  should be content lo put up with unsatisfactory  conditions in this counlry. There must he sincerity, thcrc must be frankness; the cards must  he laid on the table and there must he 'ellicient  activity.'.. To thc Government wc would say,  'Awake and understand,, for we march on with  progress as our watchword.'"  MR. FRUIT RANCHER!  Ship your, fruit ":md vegetables  direct lo the prairie markets. We  handle sumo to. your entire satisfaction milking prompt settlement,  dealing direct with .-grower "and  consumer. '      "' ���������������������������  MOOSE   JAW   CO-OPERATIVE  FRUIT MART.  414  Main  St.., S., Moose Jaw, Sask..  Bank   reference:        Hitchcock   &  McCulloch,- Moose  Jaw. 17-2t  "EVER-READY"  Transfer ancl Feed Stables  F. W. DUNN, Manager  Our Transfer always ill your service tit ti moment's .notice."  No matter how small or how large  ���������������������������the ioh, Frank will handle it for  you, atm> reasonable price.  Belvedere St.  'ENDERBY "B.C.'  A  C. SKALING, B. A.  Barrister, Solicitor,  Notary Public.  ."     INSURANCE  Pbu.'Plk. Enderby. B.C.  ENDERBY   LODGE  No. 35, K. of P.  Meets 2nd & 4th   Monday eve  in Masonic Hall.   Visitorscor-  tlially invited to attend.  CEO. R. SllAKl'UC. C  H. M. WALKER. K. R. S  It. J. COLTART. M.F.  S. H. Sr^ERS  W.M.  A.F*A.M*  Enderby Lodge No. 40  Regular meetings first  Thursday on or after the  full moon at 8 p. m. in Ma-  Honic Hall. * Visitinit  brethren cordially invite*!  C. If. REEVES  Secretary  " r:  .' It  1  ?<  \  ���������������������������  *  V  t  ���������������������������f-  .I1  ' r.      *  - 'Vf "  "  *  '  <  i  \.  ^  -'  -  \  -  *  e             .1  i-iSF  j  %  1  j  ;;  Y-b_   i_\  'i_  IHSSvim^  ���������������������������*  A'crop failure was never known in the Okanagan  VOIf  CAM ���������������������������  Ha*:<-  an  im  NECESSITY may sometime dfljipel you to surrender your investment ��������������������������� War Savings.  Stamps, but should this happen you get all your  money back, with a good rate of interest in addition  for the time in which you have lent it to the  Government.  Sixteen 25-cent Thrift Stamps  will buy a $4.00 War Savings  Stamp  worth  $5.00   in   1924.  NATIONAL   WAIt   SAVINGS   COMM1TTKB  (British Columbia Division)  Vancouver, B. C.  Bw Thrift$rmn '::jr.sr\SSi,sy'h-:  Thursday, july io, 1919  OKANAGAN COMMONER  0  GUARD  AGAINST. FIRE  P.'J.������������������mi:i).jin_iii.-.tj  PROTECT THE'FORESTS  CREAM  From June 13 th  No. 1,60c lb   . No. 2, 58c lb  ���������������������������- ��������������������������� - 1  Butter Fat  nl   niiy   shipping poinl in lhc   Okanagan   Valley.,  A  Farmers'  Company.    Financially sound.     Payments  for Cream   made monthly.     Deliver can to  lhe railway' company for dispatch to  Kelowna Creamery, Ltd.  Empty cans promptly rclurned.  When you buy direct  from the  Manufacturer  You arc bound Jo gel a lower^pricc on the principle  of "''from  workshop'lo home direct."   -, '      <���������������������������  Wc arc���������������������������manufacturers.    Take ' for instance Wed-  t-  ding Rings, Signel Rings, Gold Brooches,  as well  as" many article's of jewellery matlc to your order. -  Many of the articles mentioned arc made by us and0  are shown  in our slore and  windows  which are  manufactured, right here in Vernon.  So you ccc how'it'is-lhal we sell for less.   -  C.J.WWTEN  -A  Pleased  Customer  Is one of my best advertisements.  One of lhe most important conditions to secure-satisfied customers  is lo sell merchandise which .wc  can stand behind.  I purchase good jewellery from  manufacturers who-" are proud of  lhcir product and they are willing  to be thoroughly identified as the  milkers.  DIAMONDS  WATCHES and  JEWELLERY,  CUT GLASS and  S1LVEHWARE.  Call and look over our new goods.'  J. C. Adams  THE QUALITY JEWELER.  _  . Armstrong, B.C.  Everything in Jewellery.  Vernon, B. C.  Cheap thinking and high kicking will do more to unsettle  business in Canada lhan lhe Bol-  chevik bogie cheap politicians  are so prone lo sel up.  Having helped' to ad-  Just ^ the, silualion,jix\  Europe, we arc back a I  lhe old stand ready lor  business-'���������������������������, painting,  kalsomining, p a p e r  hanging. J ,Try, our  , prices.  C. G.  PJPEJl   ������������������  JBox 43 Enderby  and the BEST  Many people have allowed their homes to run down  in appearance and are still putting off repainting thinking  that paint will come'down in price.  Even if paints were cheaper six or eight months hence,  which is unlikely, because the supply of raw material has  fixed the price far ahead and because thousands of house  owners are- exactly in your condition���������������������������bound to paint  soon, remember that it is better to paint than repair.  Your house can be. painted more cheaply now than later.  wUvriMiiw   70%PureTMuteleaa ,  f^GJLlOn (Hrvmdmm'J Genuine B.B)  W_.A ^Mf1 30% Pure White Zmc  ������������������r2r9dU5������������������ R 100% Pure Paint  And   when   you   paint   insist   upon   ordering   the   paint   with   a   guarantee,  i.-H. "English."     The paint that covers more and lasts longer.  v    "Save the surface and  you save all ^gtyfe^  Fulton Hardware Co., Ltd.  Enderby's Service First Hardware Store  14���������������������������19  QRANDRA^ - H ENPERSON  WWTHIAU HAUrAX IT JOHN TORONTO WINNIPU  MfcDICtNE  MAT    .- CALGARY IDHONTOM1 VANCOUVER  In Self Defense  ~:A Fable  To-day, when so much is going on: commissions to investigate this and' that and lhe olher;  high prices, profiteering,: strikes, sedition, and  whal-not���������������������������(we are, in fact, a government by  commissions)���������������������������each culprit found guilty pleads  Justification on the. grounds of self-defense���������������������������"to  break, even in consequence of the other fellow's  crime, so-and-so has to be clone, or such-and-  such a course has to be followed.; The laboring  man blames the capitalist, and��������������������������� Ihc'capUalist thc  laboring man; lhe meat''profiled' blames the  grocer, and the grocer blames the meal man; lhc  manul'aclurcr blames thc producer ancl lhc producer the manufacliircr; the clothier blames lhc  hardware man and the hardware lhe clothier���������������������������  each admits his guill bul justifies himself on lhc  strength of whal the other fellow is doing. All  of which makes apropos thc story of two sons of  Milcsin who were once delegated lo sif up wilh  a corpse and keep the candles burning. Towards'  inidiiigliL lhe whisky which should have lasted  all nighl, was consumed. Both men were thirsty  and very nervous. Pal proposed lhal lie should  go lo the saloon ncxl door and bring back some  iiquicl rcfrcshmenls., 0  "Nol on your Jife!" said Mike, who amended  the molion by proposing thai Pal should remain  with lhc corpse tmd heliimsclf go to lhc saloon  for lhe drinks.  "In God's name, I'll never agree lo lhal," says  Pal. ���������������������������  Neither one being willing lo slay alone wilh'  the dead man, and' both having promised! the  pries I' lhal they Avould not leave the corpse, n  great thought came to Pal. Thc plan was lhis:  Thcy would lake thc corpse- wilh them. . No  sober ma'iKWOiilcl ever have thought of such a  thing, bul these men were jusl enough under lhe  "inllooncc"llo be inventive. ' ,    *  Now, lhe dead man was nol'very big, and hc  was dressed in his "besl,*' jusl as the watchers  were. So lhcy stood lhc corpse up, clapped :i  slove-pipe hal on his head and pulled the tile  down over his face. Then', one on each side. Ihey  half-dragged and half-carried1 the dead man inlo  thc slreel and inlo lhc saloon.  Thcy stood the dead man up againsl the bar,  and1 he lipped al an angle, nol.unlike lhat often  laken by convivial parties al the midnight hour.  ' "Two whiskies!" ordered Pat in a voice of authority..1 - ���������������������������        -        ��������������������������� ������������������  -  "Make it three!" shoulcd Mike, "who hadn't  quite lost his ability lo reason.  Three glasses and lhe bo llie" were dexterously  shot oul bv the Dutch barkeeper.  ;  .Pal poured1 a big drink for himself, ancl Mike  poured Iwo���������������������������onc for'himself ancl one.for thc  corpse.      _    _'      ;        . '"*" -  -Pal and Mike gulped, lhe whisky in nervous  haste.,.And jusl as lhcy .were, selling down lhcir  glasses, a com molion" was" heard outside, ancl  someone yelled," "Dog fighl!*'  *'��������������������������� By babil! urged.on by lhcir nervous condition,  bolh Mike and Pal shot through the screen-door,  leaving the corpse leaning up againsl the bar, lhe  high hal pulled over his face. In his line Sunday  suit the corpse looked like a man���������������������������who had been  to a parly.   ' '    \   ' /  "Veil-"said,lhc Dutch bartender.  No response.  "Didn't'you hcar.mc already���������������������������I said, ' Veil!''  Slill nd response. t>  "So you don'l like der visky, ch?, You ordered  ii, and now.you von'l drink, il. And your two  dirty Irish chums has rimed avay an left'you lo  pay already. Veil? All right, you needn't drink,  but you vill pay, or my name is nol Vilhclni  Sshncidcr. You hear mc?"  And*slill no response.  Hc look lhc mallei in onc hand ancl then lhc  other. "Pay up or I'll schmash your high hal  yorsc around your cars Ihan/il is. Pay up, I  said.    Em���������������������������svei���������������������������Irci���������������������������-"  Ancl lhc mallei descended wilh a-thundering  -whack^oii=lhc^ainl^Pati-ick-s-=Day--liatT=-===:l:he  corpse toppled, slid, Jell. And just as il hil the  lloor, Pal and Mike came back. Thcy ruslie  forward, and stooping in learful solicitude, cried.  "Are you hurl, Felix, arc you hurl?"' And then  in wild wrulh lhcy shoulcd to the Dutchman, v  "Oh, Oh, Oh! you have killed our Felix���������������������������you  have killed him���������������������������you havc killed him!"  "Veil," shouted back lhc Dutchman, "the  sunovagun pulled a knife on mc!"  11~is the old, old story: any man' who hits anolhcr wilh a bung slarlcr always says il was in  self-defense.  \3-T-_  l^!kJkl^lk(^1kL^l.J^i^  ^nC5S[5C5CSL5Si3315a  K  H  B  B  ������������������1  _-  Stock  Ccngolcum   Rugs, <V9    Price  ������������������18.00  Congoleum Rugs, s)*10%    .......   Pric, .*2U.U()  ('.unsolemn   Hugs,  9x12       Price, --22.50  Fellol, diil'crcnl Miudcs lo choose from, Price, 90c sq yard  Linoleum    ������������������. Price, $1.90 sq yd  spray  vour  callle  wilh   Carbolium   Fly   Killer.,     il   will  pay you.    Price, $2.1;") per half gallon.    One cup will make  one gallon of spray.  '/        ��������������������������� .  Haying Tools of all kinds.  The easiest-working MnshingMachine ever made���������������������������thc Red  SlatVnow in stock  T - ,��������������������������� ��������������������������� ���������������������������   P������������������cc,   $21.00  B  -_  H  E  E  E  Fulton  Endorby  EEEEEEEEEESMc^^igi^^iaBaaaaaaaaaai  INSECT COLLECTIONS  Prizes to be Ottered by j:he Provincial Entomological Society;  for Besl Exhibits at Leading:!  Fall Fairs. ���������������������������      ,        '        V  Notice   has., bccir senl'-lo.all  public schools-in   the- Province*  slating lhat thc Socicly,has been  good   enough'' 16'  offer -sp'ccials.;  for    insect    collections - lo    be  shown al a number of the leading I all lairs.      The Armstrong"  fnir is one of-those chosen <lhis-  ycar I'or these exhibiIs,'and1 life  hope is expressed hy life Department   lhal   lhis   niiUlcr'-will  be1  brought lo Ihe tuLlciilion of-lhe  encouraged   lo  niake collection'!  school childrcn-and that1 lhcy- be'i  encouraged'-lo cuter collections,  for",Ihcse prizes. Thet"cc,)llections.i  should include'economic insects.'  as well ,as lhosc-of more  inleresl.    There is no  lor competitors, nor any special ���������������������������'  exhibit Should be entirely the  work of lhe exhibitor.  The' first prize is-$5; second,  $2.50. '    & ' ���������������������������     '  School children and teachers  arc urged, to take a lively interest in all 61. the school 'competitions that are , being arranged  for';the local fall fairs.  ' Enderby :vs. ^Kelowna Today  ���������������������������encral  age limit'  Enderb'y. and Kelowna teams  will crosg bals again today, on  Enderby^ ground.- It ^vill bc a  league ganVe,. and-.one the.Kelowna. tealiitbacily needs to, win.  It-will bc'<llio aim ,of-the .Ender-,  by boysHo. once-more put it-over  their, "opponents.;-, Thc^Kclowna  boys ore/good-sports.' Thcy can  play 'ci ther a'wiiiiiin jj'.or'a losing  game withoubwrangli'ng,.and-il  i.s-ccrlaiii lliey��������������������������� will.'play lo'.wiir  this allern'oonVTlicrc'sli'ould be  a big-crowd; turn foul ,loniake  the rooting for- thc.liomc<vtcam  regulations other'(hun-lhal *thc:J8������������������ocl.  I  i Do Yoh Want somethlnB  a  11  ���������������������������i  ������������������,.,  and cannot gel it in town, write, Avirc or phone to  I The Qi&mgm pfeci?1 ic  I- -  srl<  Vernon ., t , '    .  SVc jiay express lo Armstrong,and Enderby'  Agents   for Northern   IZIect'fic  I'arm; Lighting   Plants.  J  -r-XU E-G-UL-TEl\J^SEA'OU^ ^  ���������������������������      GET OUT OF THE.  TELEPIIONI2-. TI IE BETTER  IT WILL PAY YOU.  USE JT FOR LONG DISTANCE  CALLS, JAND NOTE THE  .  SAVING IN TIME AND THE  EASE WITH'WHICII YOU  CAX DO BUSINESS.  OKANAGAN -TIiUSPilONTS CO.  When your  Writing  Material is  Low,  phone us!  >  .,��������������������������� **.j. OKANAGAN COMMONER  THURSDAY, JULY 10, 1919  INSECT COLLECTIONS  Prizes to be Offered by the Provincial Entomological Society  for Best Exhibits at Leading  Fall Fairs.  Enderby vs. Kelowna Today  Enderby and Kelowna teams  will cross bats again ..today, on  Enderby ground. It will be a  league game, and one the J Kelowna team badly needs to win.  lt will be the aim of the Enderby boys to once more put it over  their opponents. The Kelowna  boys are good sports. Thcy can  play either a winning or a losing  game without wrangling, and it  is certain they will play to win  this afternoon. There should be  a big crowd turn out to make  the rooting for  good.  the home team  Notice has������������������ been sent to all  public, schools in the J. Province  stilting that the Society has been  good enough ,to..offer specials  for insect collections to be  shown at a number of the leading fall fairs. The Armstrong  fair is one of those chosen this  year for these exhibits, and' the  hope is expressed by the Department that this matter will be  brought to the attention of the  encouraged to make collection  school children and that they be  encouraged to enter collections  for these ..prizes. The collections  should include economic insects  as well as those of iiiore general  interest. There is no age limit  for competitors, nor any special  regulations other than that the  exhibit should bc entirely the  work of thc exhibitor.  The iirst prize is $5; second,  $2.50.  School children and teachers  arc. urged to take a lively interest in all of the school competitions that are being arranged  for the local fall fairs.  Chinese Menace  as Viewed by  Armstrong Pioneer  MEET ME TO-NIGHT AT  LEONARDS BILLIARD  PARLOR  MdMtjr ftftitM ttonqr  up  iImb It Ismm il Mti ktnit^  ** IMINNn -Wt MMMI m  %4������������������t*a������������������.to������������������rfesV  NMtfptl I* M M* it * fcM*  ____\ m___T___u_-__m_ km, t^^iA m Mn  OT M MRfii IV fWl^P ^9 *m^m  Now is the time  to order your supplies  for the Preserving Season  We have stocked heavily in ail sizes of Sealers:  E-Z, Economy, etc. All Km4s of tops available. ' Order early a������������������4 avoi4 peing Appointed should the supply become exhausted^  p.p  Men's Wear Groceries ������������������|������������������d*rl������������������y, P. C  Canadian Food Control license No. 8-J7J7Q.  A name that stands for the best in hotel service  King Ww������������������r4 Hotel    ������������������JU������������������DWHr     W������������������*f  flour and  Feed  Carload shipment Just received.  Bran Shorts  Etc.  W.LWoodfe, Enderby  Writing in the Armstrong Advertiser, Mr. H. Patten says:  Dear Sir: Early in the spring,  oi*Jate winter we rendin the Commoner, that the new Board of  Trade had tackled the Chinese  question nnd intended to handle it  without gloves.  Thnt would have becn welcome  news to many of us had we not  known that all such resolutions  have so far ended without any  "tackle." There was nothing to it.  Just  a periodical spasm.  There have bcen some good editorials in recent issues of thc late  Commoner, as well, putting the  subject up to us in pretty strong  terms. But, pshaw! what's thc use?  It's like throwing watcr on a duck's  back.  Kvcrybody remembers thc big in.  (ligiiation pow wow occasioned by  the Joe Young-Sam Pan hind deal.  You will remember the Hood of  oratory that seemed to sweep  everybody off their feet; the committees appointed to do such and  such  work, and  resolutions galore!  Oh. what  a screaming farce!  So far as I know there has never  heen a finger raised to carry out  the first thing proposed. Besides,  some of those who made the biggest  noise at that meeting havc becn  persistent renters of their land to  the  Chinamen.  We bave noticed different  schemes have been proposed for  dealing with the problem���������������������������mostly  visionary. It's folly to try and lay  the blame on the' Chinks. ������������������������������������������������������ They  have been allowed lo come in here  and get possession of nearly all the  best land. They are not fools. Far  from it. They know a good thing  when thev see it, if the whiteman  doesn't. Tlie fact is. the town people, many of them, and the owners  of the lands particularly, don't  want to get rid of the Chinks so  long as thev can rent them their  lands, and think that they are getting something for- nothing. That  has been quite apparent to me. at  least; more so since Jack Linton  was obliged to sell out to a Chink  because no whiteman would help  him out. and until the people are  thoroughly singed with thc fact  that the Chinese are a real menace  ���������������������������morally, socially,"financially and  physically, things will just go from  bad to worse. When they do reach  that state of mind, there is a way  to get rid of them; and only onc,  and as easy as rolling off a log:  Nefuse to rent them land and the  tiling is done. A few may stay on  and work for a white man, but that  isn't as bad as a swarm.-  If anything would stimulate the  Board of Trade and the town authorities to immediate and vigorous  action, the report presented before  the Board a short time ago hy Mr.  Buckley stating that the Chinese  gardeners had sent homc to China  390,000 last seeason, should do so.  How would ������������������90,000, or half of it,  look to our town fathers, not only  last year, but every year? And it's  quite possible the/- bulk of. the  money was earned within the town  limits, sind would naturally be  spent here-if earnedby whitemen.  It might be inteiesting for a moment to enquire what the Chinamen have done for the town? Have  thev been a valuable asset, or have  tbey provcel an economic detriment to the growth and prosperity  of Armstrong?  JJv reason of its situation, as a  distributing and divisional centre,  witb mites of good country on al  sides of it. Armstrong today should  be one of tbe very best towns m lhe  Valley.   Js it?     .  Perhaps there is nothing that indicates more accurately and readily  the growth and progress of a town  than its newspaper.   It is a sort ot  !aromcter7   If 'the town  Is wide  awake and up-to-the-minute, its  newspapers are bound to keep step.  Looked at from that angle, is  Armstrong active town? Or, say  half alive? Please, Mr. Editor,  don't think that I am trying to belittle your paper. It's little enough  now, but you are not to blame. A  newspaper, I don't care how ably  conducted, can't help a town that  refuses to be helped. I recognize  that you have done your level best.  No  one  can  do more.  I believe,, sir, tliat you are a born  optimist. When I read your little  notice in connection with "Armstrong Rest Room" and the amount  of tally heaped on the "live and  prosperous city," thc "wide-awake  municipal and cily councils, I concluded that you. had strucK a ve^i  of sarcasm. Perhaps I was wrong.  If the Advertiser was placed in  the hands of a stranger what conclusion would he naturally come  lo after going through it? I imagine  it would be something like this;  Hello! here's a freak! A city where  they don'l advertise. There seems  1o be no grocery stores at all; nor  any dry goods���������������������������oh, yes, here's one  with a light line of women's summer wear. Yes, and here is a little  men's furnishing store, while the  hardware men are slim, and real  estate men���������������������������they arc everywhere.  There are no bakers nor butchers.  There seems to be no blacksmith,  and no place to get a meal. Oh,  yes, here's a light lunch counter.  There are somc ads from other  towns; perhaps people trade there;  it's not far; there seems to be lots  of cars. Well this must be some  city! Oh, yes! well that's not so  bad. Here, i.s an undertaker and  funeral conductor; that's some  comfort to know that .in case of  death onc will bc decently buried.  This wouldn't bc an un natural  conclusion, and.I would ask, would  such a conclusion suggest a live  town, would it?  Shame on the busincsmen of  Armstrong! Do you realize that  you are boycotting your newspaper? That's an illegal act. Wake  ii]) and get a liberal ad in the Acl-  nertiscr. Don't be too modest to  let us know what you have got to  sell. Supposing there is hut one  sawmill, or one sash and door factory, or one harness shop; suppose  there i.s but onc butcher or baker  or druggist���������������������������or one anything. Let  the people know what you are here  for, and help make your paper  something to bc proud of. and thc  paper will help you. If you don't,  then a.s sure as night follows day  you will find your town a back  number very soon. You like to bc  rated a progressive city... The  writer has becn a resident of this  section for about twelve years, and  if there has been any improvement  in the business part of the town  that would denote thrift or progress, excepting sidewalks. I have  failed to see it. A little older, and  shabbier, perhaps, part, of it decidedly so. T have heard the place  dubbed Chinatown more than once  and as long as" present conditions  prevail things will get worse instead of better. You can't get rid  of the horde of Chinks any too  soon. The Board of Trade named  a committee a'while ago to write  up something to advertise the  place- For fhe life of me I don't  know what anyone can write- We  have?the finest climate, and t he  best gardens land on the continent.  Wc still have our share of the climate, but the Chinks are in possession of about all the best land, and  there vou are. Would 'that be any  inducement? Were I a prospector  coming in here, and after learning  that those suburban residences are  occupied bv Chinamen, and then  see the line-up at the station when  the men are idle, that would satisfy  me. You can easily see that you  are up against the Chinese where-  ever you turn.���������������������������  car of  quality at a  low price.  We are convinced the  demand in Enderby and  district will be for the  better-class car. And  we have anticipated  this demand, by taking  the agency for the  popular Gray Dort. If  interested'let us demonstrate to you the  car's superior qualities.  Jas. McMahon & Son  New Garage      Vernon Rd.  o  New Garage  Now at your service  Tires, Tubes  ,    General Accessories  -J ���������������������������   o  Ford Parts & Repairs  Experienced in handling general  Auto repairing  All work guaranteed  l  j-   :       J  Jas. McMahon & Son    I  Vernon Road * . Enderby   (j  I  Men's Sport Shirts. Balbriggan Underwear,  Wash Tics, Straw Hats, ancl a full line of W.C..&  H. Press Shirts, Poys' douses, Sport Shirls, Cotton Jerseys, etc.  , Men's and (Joys'  Outing  Boots,  with  rubber;  sole, in white, black ancl tan.  Bathing Suits for Men and Boys.  Agents for 20th Century and Semi-Heady  Clothing. Prices ranging from $25.00 up. Come  in ancl inspect our samples.  Want Ads  2c a word first insertion, lc a word each insertion thereafter: 25c minimum cliarjfu: 10c extra  where canh doei not accompany order.  mSSAPKAnKD���������������������������Annie, wife of  Chief Kdward, has heen missing  or lost on reserve for several  days. Any information as to  whereabouts, please convey to  Chief Kdward. 17-lp  I'OR SAI.K���������������������������18 acres, pleasantly  situated, river frontage, good live-  roomed house with concrete basement cellar, verandah, water in  the house; large barn: large and  small fruit: l.'t acres under cultivation, balance barn yard and  wood lot. Price $1,000, subject  to $1,000 mortgage held by Soldier Settlement Board. Would  suit returned soldier. Bernard  Hosoman.-Ciiindrod. B. C.      17-2i>  FOlt SALK���������������������������A knitting machine. A  snap al ������������������10. Also 200 feet of  2-inch   canvas   and   rubber   hose  $25.  son.  A snap.  Knderby.  Turner &  Oonald-  STKAWBKRRtKS   Fresh    from   thc  vine.    Orders taken now.    Harry  Cross:  phone 33.  Knderby 3  FOR RENT���������������������������Stepney Siding Hay  Farm; 55 acres fenced; good hay  barn; railway siding on property  Apply, R. M. Winslow, Box 207,  Vernon.  -i  SEALED TENDERS addressed to  the undersigned, and endorsed  "Tender for Wharf at Okanagan  Centre, B.C." will be received at  this ollice until 12 o'clock noon,  Tuesday, August 5th, li)li>, for Ihe  construction of a public wharf at  Okanagan Centre, Yale District.B.().  Plans and forms of contract can  be seen and specification anil forms  of tender obtained at this Department, at the oflice of the District  Engineer at Chase, B.C., and at lhe  Post  Ollice, Okanagan  Centre,  B.C.  Tenders will not bc considered  unless made on printed forms'supplied"1" by the Department and in  accordance with conditions contained therein.  Each tender must he accompanied by an accepted cheque on a  chartered bank payable to the order of lhc Minister of Public  Works, equal to 10 per cent of the  amount of the tender. War Loan  Bonds of Ihe Dominion will also be  accepted as security, or War Bonds  and cheques if required to make  up an o<ld amount.  Note���������������������������Blue prints can be ��������������������������� obtained at this Department by. depositing an accepted bank cheque  for.-'lhe siini-of-$10. -payable_to_the_  order of the Minister of Public  Works, which will bc 1 dinned  if the intending bidder submit a  regular bid.  Bv order,  It. C. DESROCHERS.  Secretary.  Department  of Public Works,  Ottawa, .lime 27. 1919.  ^AA*&3* THE FACTORY  BEHIND THE   MACHINE  "This i.s i\ very important  point to consider in buying   a     Sewing    Machine.  \   THE  "White" Rotary  is made in one of (lie  largest and most modern  factories    in     llie    world.  THE WHITE has heen manufactured and sold for  over 39 years���������������������������more than Iwo million have bcen sold  to satisfied users���������������������������and i.s backed today by a company  a.s strong financially :is Gibraltar.  The Durability,, Dependability and Desirability  ol^the \VlIITE ROTAUY  i.s unquestioned.     .  Come and get yours.    Every machine guaranteed..  Every Machine is Guaranteed  Fulton Hardware Co. Ltd.  KNDERBY.  B.C.  Are you going tb do any  or Repairing  Season?  THE FOkkQWWG A������������������������������������ QOOP VALUES:  No. 4 Ceiling, Flooring and Siding.:$20.00 per M  No. 2 pimension. 2x4 and 2x0 $25.00 per M  16-inch S|a|> Green Wood'   ..$2.50 per load  OKANAGAN SAW MW-IS. ltd mm  License No. 9-3409  j ENPEftPY SUPPLY C������������������MPANY g  f>EACE CELEBRATION ANP |  SOLDIERS' RE-UNION UW  Vernon, P. C. August 4* and 5ft, 1919  I  Two monster days of Games,  Contests, Displays,   ���������������������������*  Music and Fun.  Aeroplane Exhibition, with exciting  night  attack;   Parade  of  Floats  and  decorated  automobiles;   Athletic  Games  and Sports; Military  Contests,  Monster  Banquet to Returned Men.  Make* point of being in Vernon on these two day*.  Arrange early, and come prepared for the two biggest  days ever held ia the Interior.  If you havent tried our hams  and bacon you have not tried  the best  GEO. tf. SUArtPE  Wholesale and Retail Butcher  Enderby  Palace Livery  Ed. Sparrow, Prop.  If you want a good driver, we  have it. All kinds of light and  heavy draying. Team work of  all kinds.   Harness repaired.  o>  oe������������������o<  Vernon Road  Enderby  We are prepared to  outing days  Teece & Sew  ith  the best  Bring your ord er to us.  fnderby  Mr.  Merchant  The next time you require  anything in   Commercial  Printing���������������������������  Letterheads  .Loose-Leaf &  Standard  Billheads  Envelopes.  Circular Letters  Business Cards  Etc.,  Tell us your needs and let us give you an estimate on the  cost. Vie can give quick service and produce* Job Printing  that satisfies, at live and let live prices.      Phone or write.  THE WALKER PRESS.  \   Enderby, B. C.  ������������������

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