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 7  f  .. i  /  Vol.13, No. 20, Whole No. 616  ENDERBY, B. C. THURSDAY, JULY 21, 1919  Subscription, $2 a year; 5c copy  Horsepower  Going to Waste  that Might Be  Harnfessed  REV. A. N. MILLER DEAD  Heart Trouble" Carries Away a  -   Pioneer in the Ministry Well-  Known in this District.  A representative- meeting of  delegates from all parts of the  Okanagan, Salmon Arm and  Kamloops, was held in the Agricullural Hall, of the Court  ] louse, Vernon, lasl Thursday  afternoon. Delegates numbering ���������������������������!."> were enrolled.  Dr. K. C. iNlacDonald, M.P.P.,  was in llie. chair. II. JM. Walker  was ejected convention secretary.  Mayor Clingan of Salmon  Arm, read a paper on the advantages lhal wouldi come lo  llie Okanagan if hydro-electric  power could he generated within easy access of Iho-eenlres of  llie Valley.  Mayor Clingan went closely  into Uic matter of costs iu connection wilh the operation of  lhe electric lighting plants at  Salmon Arm. Vernon and Armslrong, wilh the oil-burning engine, and showed lhat. inspitc  of liie high rale charged in these  cities, llie plants were being  operated al an annual loss.  lie urged lhe combined cll'orl  of Ihe districl lo bring inlo operation lhe bydro-elcclrie system,  which would mean a lower rate,  belter service, and increased  development of  thc district.  Mr. F. .1. Fulton, of Kamloops   hydro   service,   explained  "the   magnitude    of"   lhe   water  "powers   available   in    thc   province,  and  particularly  that on  Adams  river and  on   Shuswap  liver, near Mabel Lake, 20 miles  from   Enderby.     From   corrcs-  . pondence  he  bad   already Jiad  - willi lhc Department at Ollawa,-  ' he   fell" confident   lhal  the Do-  minion   Governmcnl   was   prepared   lo  assist in  any  hydro  ..eleclriCpdcvclopjiient thai would  lend   lo the prosperity and' ad  vancemenl of  the district.    He  strongly    favored    government  O   ���������������������������.* ,*���������������������������"-"  'operation of these natural resources instead of turning them  over lo private, enterprise. Wc  promised lo aid in every way he  could in bringing tb the attention of the head's-of his department thc economic feasibility  of the projects under consideration.  Mr. Anderson.. M.P.P., ol  Kamloops," explained that thc  Dominion Governmcnl had already carried oul a very complete survey of the water powcr  in question- The question now  is lo develop this power which  is known to exist. In order to  encourage this development we  must discover the possibility of  building up a steady load. Wc  J ho ugh LJ L=w; i s^.i i p_lo_lhc���������������������������Gov-.  eminent lo make an  invcsliga  lion in order lo gain thc information required.  Mr. Kline, of thc Dominion  Hydro Survey, believed lhal  lhe development of. thc power  resources should be by thc cooperation of both lhe Provincial  and Dominion Governments  He was familiar wilh the possibilities of hydro-electric power  development-at thc Skookum  Chuck, on Shuswap river, near  Mabel Lake.-where, wilh -10-foot  head and abundant reserve it  would be possible lo develop  as high as 10,000 horsepower,  2'1-hour service for 12 month in  the year. On Adams river his  investigations convinced him  lhal there was ilow and head  enough for 15,000 horse-power  cnnlinuous service.  Mr. Young, former controller  of lhe Water Branch, Victoria,  for a number of ycars, and familiar wilh lhe condilions of thc  MeKcnzie-Mann Coutau Powcr  franchise, urged the convention,  or ils commille on investigation  to go carefully into the conditions-involved.  Mr. C. R. Yuill, electrical engineer, of Vancouver, called attention lo lhc fact that in 1910  he made an investigation of the  Endcrby-Mabel Lake power site  and at :that time he reported  a powcr plant could be put in  most economically.  Messrs: Twigg, of Grindrod,  Cossitt and Sliallord, of Vernon,  and Copeland of Lumby, spoke  in connection with Ihe proposal  before lhe convention.  Tbe conclusions of lhe convention "are summed up in the  following resolutions drawn up  by a resolutions commillcc consisting of Mayor Carmcnt,  Kamloops; Mayor Barnes, Enderby; Mayor Clingan, Salmon  Arm; Mr.l Hasscn, Armstrong;  Mr. Copeland, Lumby; Mr.  Cossilt, Veiiion; ami Mayor  Suthcrlaiid,Kolowna,and passed  by thc convention:  To the Hon. lhe Premier of Caiiiithi,  and lhe Hon. I be Premier of B.C.  - 13e il resolved,-tbat Ibis meeting  of representatives of tbe Municipalities and Farmers organizations  and Boards of Trade of Sbuswnp  and Okanagan Valleys, assembled  in convention at Vernon, on 17th  Julv, ' respect fully call upon the  Dominion and Provincial Governments lo immediately cause a survey to be-made of tbe power available on .tbe Shuswap and Adams  rivers with a-view at once of developing such power for tbe use of the  inhabitants of the said valleys, and  the desirability of electrifying the  Okanagan branch of thc Canadian  National  Railway. x  A standing committee consisting of the "-mayors and1" reeves  of all "municipalities,' and preside nis of lhe UnilcdFarnicrs and  other agricultural organizations  within the district,"was named  lo lake- in hand lhc carrying lo  a successful   issue   lhe   objects  * ,  proposed.  The Standing Cmmiltcc was  empowered .to appoint a secretary, and to pay for secretarial  work done for the committee,  and-lo apply to - the various  municipalities lo cover-the expense of such secretarial work.  flEMARKAREE SUCCESS  Mr. Robt.Watsoii, accountant  a I the Hudson's" Bay,, Vernon,  is to bc congratulated on the remarkable success that has attended his cflortsas a 'novelist.  "]\Jy Rravc and Gallant Gentleman," a romance of British Columbia, was his lirsl published  work. Jt 'made ils initial appearance serially in thc Farmers  Magazine in the early part of  last year- It was published in  Canada and thc-United Stales  in book form in the Fall, and  ran rapidly into three editions.  The fourth edition, a reprint of  some -304)00 copies, is being  brought out this fall by Messrs.  Grosscl & Dunlap, of New York,  iihLohIv- this���������������������������week- thc second  serial righls have been sold to  lhc Syndicated Newspapers of  Canada, for reproduction serially in lhc various newspapers  throughout   the  Dominion.  Mr. Watson's new novel,  "Thc Girl of O. K. Valley", a  romance of thc Okanagan, was  accepted for publication two  weeks alter its completion, and  il will appear in Canada and tbe  Uniled Slates earlv Ihis fall.  H- S. Timberlakc has laken  over the optical pallor above  lhc Vernon Drug Co., formerly  occupied by S. O. Muir & Co.  Mr. Timberlake i.s adding some  of lhe mosl up-lo-datc instruments, so will havc, without exception, Die best-equipped Optical Parlor in the.Interior, Mr.  Timberlakc is slill to continue  his monthly visils through the  Valley.  The death occurred, unexpectedly on Saturday evening of  Rev. Arthur N. Miller, pastor of  Ferris Road Methodist 'Church,  South Vancouver, and president  this year of the British Columbia Methodist Conference. Mr.  Miller, who was 59 ycars of age,  had nol been well for several  days, but was able lo bc about  the absence of sonic of lhc rcgu-  ning complained of acule pains  in Ihe vicinity of lhe heart. Al  7.30 be passed away. " Dr. G. B.  Murphy attended, and' is understood to havc come to the conclusion that heart trouble was  the cause of death-  The lale Mr. Mi|lcr was'born  in     Vaughan    Township,     Ontario,   and   spent   his   boyhood  days on a farm near Wingham,  Ont.    He attended high school  at  Kincardine,   and  aflcrwardls  qualified  for  a   teacher,  acting  in   that    capacity , for   several  years-    In 1884 he entered Victoria University, Cobourg. After  studying  for   lhc  ministry,for  cightcch   months  he responded  to the call of the late Dr.. Sutherland)  for  volunteers   I'or   the  Western    mission    fields,    and  came   to   British , Columbia   at  the age of 2-1.    Hc was sent lo  lake charge of the'Indian school  at  Port Simpson  in  1885,  and  after three years' service there  was stationed as missionary at  Skidegalc,. Queen   Charlotte  Islands.   Before  goin������������������  lo  SkiiT'c-  gate Mr. Miller was married al  Port Essington   to Miss Hcnrir  etta Reinhart, who was sent out  from" Ontario Jn  1885  as* mis-'  sionary  teacher al Bella  Bella,  where   she- spent   three   years.  After   three, ycars     al Skidc-  galcMiv and -Mrs. Miller-were  stationed  at  various 'places   in  British    . Columbia,    including  Langlcy, -Mission, Eburnc", La cine r, Enderby, James Bay, Grace  Methodist' Church,15' Vancouver,  and Ferris Road"Church, Soulh  Vancouver.,    Mr.    Miller    was  elected president "of the conference :-at   New" Westminster in  May lasl.    . -     --  . J1 Rev. IVJr. Miller's eldest son.  Watson, served for two years  in France, and after recovering  from a severe wound, was killed  by a shell" while transporting  food to his comrades. Harold,  anolhcr son, was wounded at  Vimy Ridge, but recovered', and  has returned home. A younger  bojv Horace, died atlheagc of  7. - Other surviving children are  Percy and Wilfrid, and Grace"  and Ruth, bolh of whom arc in  the service of South Vancouver  School Board as teachers." Mrs.  Miller survives her husband'.���������������������������:  Vancouver Province.  *,r    *������������������-   **  ENDERBY NOTES  A PIONEER PASSES AWAY  Mrs. Thos. Gray visited Enderby from Mara on Wednesday.  -      J*  Mr. W. J. Lemke spent the  week-end in Vancouver, wilh  Mrs. Lemke and son.  ���������������������������.'���������������������������.*���������������������������   '���������������������������'������������������������������������������������������   '-. ***���������������������������  Mr. C. G. Piper Ibis week is  finishing the repainting of the  interior of the bank manager's  residence.  mr  Miss Esther Mo 11Vt, of Seallle,  is visiting Enderby friends, arriving from the coasl on Tuesday.  sr  "~Mrs. Win. Duncan is enjoying  a visit from hcr sister, Mrs. E.  B- Cochrane, from hcr Alberla  home.  x  Why bake when you can buy  such bread, cookies, rolls and  cakes as are on sale at the Enderby bakery?  ��������������������������� ac '  Thc Okanagan Saw Mills will  furnish electricity every Wednesday during thc supplier  months J'roni 8 to 5 o'clock- for  the benefit of patrons wilh clcc-  ���������������������������   t-      .  Inc irons,  s.  JS  David Andrew and Alex  Tommy gol into an altercation  Saturday while being driven to  Salmon River, and one hil thc  other over the head wilh a cider  jug. II cost him $10and a la  jug. He was fined $ JLO "and cosls  by Magistrate Rosoman. " -  "Enderby's tax sale" will be  held on September 30lh. , Property on which taxes arc delinquent can be kept out of the sale  either of two ;w ys:- (1) by  paying all taxes .vied in- or  before year 11)17: .-; or, (2) J by  paying _lhc current year's; taxes  wilh ohe-fifth-ofail arrears,. To  avoid lax sale expenses payment  must bc made by September  15lh.'-"  George Patchett Sr. Suddenly  Stricken by Pneumonia, After  Becoming Overheated in the  Field.  A pioneer resident of live district  passed   aAyay  on   Monday  evening  last  in   lhc  person   of  Mr.    George    Palchclt,    whose  dcalh took place at his home on  the  Back  Enderby  road-     Deceased had gone out on  Tuesday,   liie 15Hi,   lo  fix  a  Hume  which  was' used for irrigation  purposes.   Thc day was the hottest of lhc season, and after becoming overheated Mr. Patchett  sal down   lo   cool   olf.     lie sat  perhaps too long and as a result  did nol 1'ecM well during lhc remainder of llie week.    On Saturday   he   became   worse  and  pleurisy -was followed by pneumonia,   lhe  end  coming aboul  ?).30 on Monday evening last.  Mr.- Palchell, who was in bis  02nd year, was widely known in  lhc dislrict. He was one of the  earliest settlers al Lansdowne,  and his eldest daughter was the  first while child born in Armstrong. {,1c was engaged in the  furniture business, etc., but  finally settled down on his farm.  - Mrs. Pqlchett was away visiting in Alberla when thc illness  occurred, but returned last Saturday," .accompanied by hcr'  daughler, Christina. Deceased  leaves to mourn his loss; the  molhcr and five daughters, Miss  Mae, of Victoria, Mrs. White,  and Christina, Lcalhic.and DcJ^-  iiia, and two sons," Arthur\and  Rural Schools  and tfife Benefits  Accruing from  Consolidation  George.  **      J*     S*J     SB,     JB,     ,  GRINDROD NEW7S  X  A writer in The Grain Growers' Guide of July 18Ih says:  "ll I were to formulate an  educational creed for lhc counlry school it would contain but  Iwo articles: " '     '  "1���������������������������Thc country child is en-  tilled in every way lo as good an  educational opportunity as thai  enjoyed by the" most, favored  cily child attending "'a Cana'dian  school loday.   .  "2���������������������������To secure this right for  the country child.pcoplc in rural  Canada must expend "their  money on schools ,,in a belter  way than tbey arc doing now,  and have been doing in the past.  'T believe in the consolidated  school because I am sure thal.it  will lead towards the realization of the ideal expressed in  the first article and incidentally  make possible lhc second-   -'"  "The rural school of today is  Utile belter than that of 50 years  ago.     Where   the  mould-board  given   place   lo\ the. sulky'  '������������������*  lias  x x at ac ac ac ac ac ac ac ac ac ac ac ac ac x  s;   <���������������������������      ���������������������������     ���������������������������..  * '"MARA NEWS NOTES  Do not miss the opportunity  of seeing "Hearts of the World '  at Enderby Theatre, Friday and  Saturday, July 25-26, with Saturday afternoon matinee.  ac, x  v. ac soc ac xx x ac ac ac ac ac ac ac  Rain is badly needed for the  vegetables and grain,  . N. Pavlos went to Revelstoke  on business Monday.,  P. McManus is putting up hay  on Geo. Little's place.  Harry Cecil ���������������������������wag a visitor to  Armstrong on Monday,  Chas Davidson came down  for the week-end, returning to  Naramata by Monday's train.  This week will about finish up  the hay-maklA<{. While there  arc some good crops many of  lhc fields arc under average for  this dislrict.  Mara lake seenis to bc a favorite resort for motorists and  c> I licFs~foI*-\\'cck:chd���������������������������anfl^SUiiF  day outings. These would increase manifold if lhal small  piece of road was buiU so lhal  motorists could travel lo Sicamous and Eagle Pass.  Mr. and Mrs. A. Ken ward and  children,"of Revelstoke,' arc visiting friencfe at Grindrod.' J'  Mrs.Mary'Kilc returned home  from the Stales lasl .week,where  she has been.-visiting relatives  for a few weeks..     -_       S  Quite a number ��������������������������� of_ Griridrod  ���������������������������I j people-drove over, to the circus"  H at Salmon Ami last week.' IV'lis-  forlunc overtook one carload,  who were held up on the hill by.  thc heavy sand',> miles from Salmon Arm. -���������������������������    -  ' Miss Helen Monk ahd Tliclma  Ken ward visited Enderby on  business this week.      S     "0  The' annual Sunday School  picnic ' of the Presbyterian  Church was held last Thursday  afternoon al the farm of Donald  Graham of Pleasant Valley. The  day was one evidently made lo  order, though iL was preceded  by others of violent Heal. Quito  a number of parents and friends  were present in addition lo thc  children,- and a most enjoyable  day was spent by all.  ARMjTRONG_W1NS. AGAIN  . Mayor Wright has just received  word from London, Eng. stating  that the City had been successful in winning their case against  the C. N. R. in the Privy Council.  <GJJAHP AGAINST FIRE.  The G .W. V. A. will give a  benefit dance in" lhc Armslrong  Drill Hall on Wcdncsdajr, July  30th. Thc last dance given by  lhc G. W. V. A. was a huge success and everyone present had  a splendid lime, so don'l pass up  the opportunity of a few hours  enjoyment next Wednesday eve.  plow, .the cradle to the binder;  lhc  Hail   lo   the   threshing.lma-  chinc���������������������������in facl, where all forms  of '*���������������������������  farm      operations   s have  changed to keep pace wi,tli the  march of progress, the"country  school has not changed ''and is  loday almost what it was'half ^a  century ago.        ', ''    ���������������������������'.. - }���������������������������     -  J'The country child hasrrights;  Hc is entitled lo a-'square'deal''  in   opportunities," loT enjo^- thc  besl lbatN the civilization of-'the  world   hajs   thus   far   procliicccl:  Philanthropists'   arc  "founding  libraries   and1  artu galleries  for  city "children; bul-"wh6.-is Uloiiig  a similar work for" the-''children,  living-'iir lhc fields?"  The desire  for ��������������������������� added--:educational^ddvahlT  ages has-scnt-many ajchilcl frqiiV  lhe,farm to thc city.-ThisJis"not  to-be looked upoirjwillr favor.  The consolidated school is  the  only plan  lhat will keep intact  the country home, educate.-the  child  within    the .environment  best sailed  for him^and/niajce  bim lhc intellectual equal-oX hjs'  city cousin. -. Any plan short-"of  lhis is not only unjust  to'the  individual who makes" the farm  bis home, but is disastrous tq  country life and to-sonndrideals  touching  thc productive industries-.  -  - ���������������������������    ,tt".'-'  "There is an industrial side  to this" problem that is worth  considering. .The 'new agriculture' means new conditionsJ.to  the people who follow it.^^hc  principles" underlying agricultural practice arc becoming bet-  lev known and farming is1 grow-  ing_conslanlly more_diflicuU.  One Reason. Why.  Thc old idea lhat the farmer  docs not require a great deal of  education and lhal bis education  was quite complete when he  knew how to plow, sow and  rea p has bcen entirely changed.  The agricullurc of today is becoming scientific and to make  good at Ihis calling onc must of  necessity possess a knowledge  of lhe soil, coupled with shrewdness, foresight and keen lousiness ability. Yes, truly, agricullurc considered from lhc modern standard is growing more  dillicull and will never, bc less  *-S i-  so, for lhc conscrva'lion*'of IJJer-  lililv which is our. national life  cannot he entrusted to ignomnt  and untrained people- 11 will  never be better suited to tbe  man of low capacity lhan il is  loday,'on lhc contrary Jl. will  constantly demand more"'ability  and public policy will encourage  that demand.' Accordingly our  people must bc educated as  farmers; not a few, bul:inany;  not here and there one, bul  whole communities of people,  men and women together, bent  not only upon gelling lhc.mosl  out of lhc land, bul ulsouipon  gelling lhe.most out of cojunlry  'life.     By   founding '.-and* 'iiiain-  scbools the men anil women of  thc future may bc brought up  and educated to bc a pride to  this country, an unmistakable  asset and a satisfaction to themselves.  "All this can neither be dori-i.  by the weak, isolated country  schools, nor can it be done indirectly by making use of the  city schools for ihe purpose.  City schools teach city life and  the facts and atmosphere that  go with cily life. If wc arc to  have a .healthy country life and  a normal country people, we  must organize schools lhat can  give us the best in education and  yet be in thc country and in  daily contact with the form of  life-farm children must of necessity' become accustomed to  in order to succeed in the calling  lhcy intend to follow. .-  Here arc some, of the advantages of consolidation:  .       '_  (1) The system is best, for  the schools c'aii be better "made  and more thoroughly.equipped.  (2) A graded system is -possible and complete terms ��������������������������� of  school can bc assured. Where  three or more teachers are engaged, and onc leaves, the remaining class can -be' distributed among the others until .-a  new teacher can' bc obtained.  The, length of thc school term  yvovild ���������������������������' under these ; conditions  not be"-; entirely determined by "'  the availability or scarcity of- ���������������������������  teachers;   <-; '  ' :J(3)    ThcVhihgling of pupils  from   various- districts ,has .a ^  broadening Tand   deepening in- /  influence!-'fySJ   -:V - - '-���������������������������  V V "V- ��������������������������� -  ; (4) Higher branches.of studies arc taught.   ;      " _"  .    "���������������������������*. -  7 (5)  The cost bf repairs and of.  heating one large school is*less".-,  lhan that of four smaller ones.'  (6) "Willi; a larger area to  .draw ���������������������������j'roni" belter truslees are  more likely to be secured. The ,  possibility of: onc, prominent  family;'running' the school is  a|so'lessened.? Class distinction,  which the old district school unconsciously fostercel,, is- broken  clown and removed.  ��������������������������� .(7) -larger classes add to jhe  interest of both the pupils ancl[  teachers.  (8)  Each   teacher   will   have  fewer classes and liencc-longer  time to "devote-to his or her own  preparation  -and    to    teaching-  each class.     .  (10)  Pupils    arc    healthier.  Thcy do not walk in the rain  and  then sit in wet shoes and-'  dripping clothes all clay.  (11)-The���������������������������pi i pi ls-arc under.  care of responsible persons ali  clay, the boys being thus removed from thc temptation lo  quarrel and other misconduct  on thc way to and from school.  (12) In thc consolidated rural  school all children from, thc entire district meet, mingle, compete, strive, make friendships  and learn to work togelher. All  those .attending the high school  grades return home daily and  doing their a Holed work or  chores morning or evening,  keep''"in touch with the home,  tlicfarm and its affairs, and rc-  mniii'-undcr   the   parental   care  ���������������������������uriiig the most imprcssionab"';  period1 of Iheir lives. There is  no longer any need for lhc chil-  Ircn to attend at private expense  distant hoarding schools or to  pay board in lhc.nearby village  lo attend high school, thus making unnecessary the present  methods of supporting a double  system of education for country  children.  (13) In short, the consolidated rural school brings to the  country that thing, thc absence-  of wliich has driven so many  families to town ancl so many  boys olf the farm, namely, a  well-classified,    well '������������������������������������������������������''equipped  * j  taining good  homes  anr/good and well taught school. OKANAGAN COMMONER  THURSpAY, JULY 24, 1919  !' -    ������������������  \*<-.r.  m  In which is merged The Enderby Presa and Walker's Weekly  Published every Thursday at Enderby, B.C.. by The Walker Press, at  per year: $1.00 six months.   THURSDAY. JULY 21, 19"'.)  POWER PLANT AGITATION  Tbe fact that from 5,000 lo 10.000 horsepower,  daily 24-hour service, for 12 months in the year,  is flowing to waste down thc Spalluinchccn river  past Enderby, should nol he longer ignored. This  fact was stated al the llydro-Klcclric Convention  held' at Vernon last week, by Government.hydro  surveyors who have laken measurements of the  water ilow for a number of years. According to  the report of the Dominion Conservation Board,  "there is at the Skookum Chuck, a .'>0 lo 40-foot  head, wilh a reserve from 1.000 square miles of  watershed. This waler flow' is capable of being  harnessed at very lillle cosl so as lo produce from  5,000 to 10,000 horsepower.  It will bc remembered lhal six or eight ycars  ago, application.was made iu the regular way for  water-right privileges al lhis poinl. ostensibly for  a pulp mill. Whether, this right was ever given  by the Governmcnl. or by whom il was obtained,  would require some searching lo' discover. But  the big fact is lhat lhe power is lhere: thai it is  not being made use of, and lhal lhere is need for  the utilization of this power. Wilh Salmon Arm,  Armstrong and Vernon facing-"a deficit each year  on Iheir electric light plan Is. and with 116 possibility"'of greatly reducing lhe eosls of opera tion,  it behooves these towns., wilh Enderby, lo gel  busy and keep busy until Ihey can interest somebody in the hydro-cleclriC proposition, with the  object of reducing costs and gelling belter service  both for house and I'or power.  The subject of waler power is one of greal and  growing inleresl in Canada. II is a subject that  ���������������������������we have a duty lo perform in sludying. Dr. Geo.  Otis Smith, director of lhe United Slates Geological Survey, stales lhal. in the long run, the utilization of watcr power means the saving of human nergy for purposes lo wliich power-driven  ^machinery is nol yel ad'apled. The mere change  from steam powcr lo waler power i.s not only significant of lower cosls in manufacturing and  of Ihe saving-of Ihe earth's stored fuel for its  more important uses, bul il relieves thc labor  necessary in mining Ihe coal and lhe still greater  burden of transporting il. Every water powcr  harnessed ancl displacing sleam power implies,  therefore, a greal band of laborers in the mine  and on   lhc  railways  freed   from   lhis partieulai  considered is tliat of market available for the  juice if it is produced. This point will require  some investigation before anything like an accurate statement can be made. It is safe to say,  however, that the market is here for all the current that will be produced. True, the towns are  scattered, and the Valley is not thickly populated  just now. But population will come with facilities for developing the land and easy access to  market.  oThe opinion of the convention was strongly in  favor of asking the Government to electrify the  Canadian National Railway, now in the course of  construction from Kamloops to Kelowna. On  second thought this does not seem to be a feasible proposition. The Canadian Northern, like  the C. P. R., runs from the central point in the  Valley-to connect with the mainline. It carries  through cars, or will when it is in running. 11  could not be made into an electric line just for  the Okanagan. It does nol seem reasonable to  ask lhat the line bc operated by electricity here  while all through business over thc line is hauled  by steam.  What is really wanted in lhe Okanagan in  order lo rapidly develop lhe district, is a tramline1* system spreading out over the Valley from  a central assembling point���������������������������say Vernon���������������������������and  lapping the important valleys Avilhin the Okanagan, giving rapid transit and, say, two trips a day.  or more frequently if required. The mainline  trains into the Okanagan help in thc development of the Valley; but the development is ancl  will bc slow, ancl much of the Valley will remain  non-productive for many ycars. As the Irishman  put it,' lie had no use for the railways: he lived  "lin miles away from it before it was built inlo  his district; he boosted for it, and talked to gel  il buill iiito his district; it.was built, and aflcr it  was built he slill lived tin miles away."  The point is-that, while an additional line of  railway into the Valley may assist in giving morc  ready access to market, and may open up lhat  certain section through which the road passes, it  never can bc the mportant factor in the development of the Valley that a system of tram lines  would be, opening up thc various valleys within  the Valley. _  The day may be somewhat distant, but wc shall  no doubt sec it, when tbe Okanagan Valley will  havc a system of inter-urban lines running from  Vernon lo the many districts now reached only  by wagon road: for instance, lo Lumby, thence  by way of Trinity Valley ancl Mabel Lake Valley  to Enderby and Armslrong and back to Vernon;  a circuit that would bring thousands of Ions of  produce where loday the district is not producing  hundreds of pounds.  With hydro-elect lie powcr available for this,  ancl for thc electrification of every town and  every farm and country home within the Valley,  ii is not unreasonable to hope that lhc movemenl  started at thc Hydro-Electric Convention '-will  bc taken hold of by tlie Government and thai  something worth while will come of it.  Not to Bathe In  ,, Vancouver is a city with a  host of summer-time delights  which other cities do not enjoy.  F'rinslance, the young ladies  thcrc have acquired the habit of  wearing bathing (suits on the  streets, in jitneys and street  cars, lo and from English Bay.  They wear a-cover-all which has  a delightful way of showing  what's underneath���������������������������if the bathing suit is of particularly up-to-  Ihc-minule cut. When the staff  of lhis family weekly takes a  holiday it's going to be Vancouver for us, in the month of  Julv.  PUBLIC NOTICE  Notice i.s hereby yiven lhat I  have disposed of my merchandise  hu.sine.ss at Main lo N. Pavlos, and  I bespeak for him a continuance  of lhe patronage I have been  favored with.  I will liquidate and collect all  accounts.  WM. ELSON, Mara, B.C.  .July  20th    11)10.  Owing to the strike condition these boots were held up at Winnipeg for weeks.   Thej' have '  now reached us on the eve of our stock-taking.   We have decided, however, to put the  July Reduced Price Ticket on them  No   111���������������������������City Boot for Men  Price, $6.98  Fine quality Gun Metal Blutchers  also in line Box Calf Leather, medium toe and wide lilting; a capital  boot; worth $7.50; sizes 0 to 11.  No. 894���������������������������Prospector's Boots  For $7.95 pair  Eleven inches high; in Tan  Leather; all lace-up Bellows longue  to the top; very comfortable; guaranteed lor the hardest wear; sizes  (> to 11; worth $0.!)5.  TENDEBS WANTED  For the jacking up and levelling  of the North Enderby School  Mouse. Tenders must be in on or  before 21th Julv, 101 i).  School may be viewed any time  between 7 and 9 p.m. on application lo R. B. Grahame, sec'-treas.  Lowest tender not necessarily  accepted.  Bo.viti) of School Tkustf.es  Bv B. JR. Grahame? Sec.-Treas.  Enderby,  B.  C, July  17,  1919.  Il is an easy matter to bear  the aches of another's corns.  No  931���������������������������-Work Boot  For $4.95 pair)  Men's solid all leather boots;  double-stitched soles; Urus Calf  Leather; soft, flexible uppers with  toe cap and bellows tongue; sizes  6 to 12; regular $5.95 pair.  No. 931���������������������������Work Boots  for $4.95 pair  A lighter boot than the above but  of 'polished calf leather;-' especially  lined with a line-finish leather; toe  cap and double soles; sizes (j to 12;  regular .$0.00.  No. 127 Work Boots       j  for $4.95 pair .<  'Another* quality'in a solid leather <  boot; of soft Cms Calf leather; <  every size from (> lo 11; double<  soles, stitched, with the bellows <  tongue and  toe cap;  regular $").U.rV  No. 951���������������������������Survey Boots        v  Price $5.95 ^  Twenty pairs of beautiful tain  l-'.lk Survey Boots; as comfortable^  as a dress boot; double-stitched j  soles; u .splendid boot and worth?  $lMir sizes 0 to II. s  l:Ut'S CALF LEATHER i.s made from   scicr-leil   hides.     These  boots arc tanned by th." verv best method >  land meet   thf demand by working men for a soil and mellow leather.   This   boot   is   as   near   Waterproof \a  a.s  it.  i.s possible to  make  leather,   i Block.) ' }  PLEASE DO NOT5 SEND POSTAGE.    WE PREPAY ALL PARCELS EXCEPT \  HARDWARE   AND   GROCERIES  ADDRESS YOUR LETTER TO MAIL  ORDER  DEPARTMENT  The Hudson's Bay Company  ;Mail Order Department H,  VERNON, B. C.  Canadian Food Control License No. 8-21018.  British Columbia Interior Store  had supplies to fill a normal denian, advised Iheir  local stores to restrict sales to individuals to their  average rate of purchasing, but not to raise their  prices. As tlie general public swung over to the  Co-operative stores, it became necessary for the  ollicials to instruct their stores to sell only to  members. There was another rush to become  members, so'that the stores hada temporarily to  refuse to take in new members until normal condilions began lo prevail again. The prices of private dealers continued to soar until in some cases  tbey were more than twice those of the Co-operative stores, and when thc popular agitation-for  regulation of prices came, lhc Government Otti-  cials;t because of the consistent stand of the Cooperatives, accepted the prices of the Wholesale  Society as the standard. - .'-���������������������������  ~"neceJssilyWlJoiIV oi V) 11 icr'and "iiTore "liscfnl^'TfrlcT  Few realize the imporlanl relation which Can-  ada'a wealth in water power bears towards reaping the full benefit I'roin hcr numerous other resources. It is true thai these olher resources  would not otherwise be entirely losl lo the country, but lhcy would have lo he exporlcd'as raw  material in ils mosl primary slate with a minimum return lo us. The presence of cheap power  which is almost invariably found side by side  with these olher resources, 1'aeililalcs lhcir development, while their full industrial value is retained in being able lo deliver Ihem a.s a fully  manufactured product.  Tbe proper cll'orl pul forth should be able lo  induce a company of capitalists lo lake hold of  the Chuck water power, bul before lhis is done  lhc effort of lhc convention lo induce lhe Government lo appoint a I lydro-Kleclrie Commission  for Ihis Province lo enable Ihe d< \clopmenl of  tbis power under condilions similar to those governing the operations of such commissions.in the  Eastern Provinces.  TRAM LINES FOR OKANAGAN  A great deal of valuable information was  brought oul al lhe Hydro-Electric convention al  Vernon last Thursday afternoon, particularly in  relation lo the possible waler power in lhe district. In the reporl of llie convention to be found  on another page of this paper, fuller detail will  be found in this connection. For the purpose of  Ibis article reference lo  tbe report is sulTicienl.  The main poinl of interest i.s Val lhere. is  ample waler powcr for electrifying lhe Okana.i-an  from  Kamloops  soulh.     The   next  point   lo   be  PLEASURES OF LAKE AND STREAM  Last Sunday sixteen autos were parked at one  time along thc,road at Mabel Lake and out upon  the lake, in boats, such as could be had', pleasure  parlies drilled aboul or were camped, along the  shore, all happy to gel away from town environment and out away with Nature and the things  of Nature's God. Particularly numerous were  Ihe children and young people, who enlivened  lhe scenery by their hilarious abandon as they  waded or bathed in the warm waters along the  sandy beach; some adrift on log rafts, some in  boats, and some splashing in the serf.  Here would' he made onc of lhc most attractive  pleasure resorts in the interior of B. C. if it were  more accessible for auto trallic. True, many enjoy the 23-milc trip from Enderby, even in lhe  present condition of the road, but thc number, is  small compared to what il might be if road conditions were belter.  The Mabel Lake road is not an easy road to  keep up. It was, in piaccs, poorly laid out and  poorly built in thc first place, and what little  worlHias-been-puHipon-it-has-not-becn-sumcicnU  to make much of an impression on il. ll is reported considerable road work has been promised for this season in this direction, bul be it  known, the road to lVlabel Lake, like the streets  of that other glory hole, arc paved wilh promises  all very good.  Another thing which lhe settlers of Mabel Lake  Valley have been praying for a long time, is thc  erection of a governmcnl lelehone line from Enderby. Tbis line i.s greatly needed, and, running  as il would through a district fairly well taken up  by settlers, il would serve a number of residents  along lhe way as well as the lumber camps near  lhc lake and Ihe lumber company's headquarters  it (he end of Ihe road. Petitions have gone in lo  .he Government for lhe erection of this line, bul  no attention bas been paid lo the request of lhe  petitioners. A few years ago the Governmcnl telephone line was buill lo parallel lhc line  then in existence of lhc Okanagan Telephone Co.,  from Enderby lo Vernon. There was about as  much demand for this paralleling line to Vernon  as (here would bc for two tails on a dog. At lhe  same lime there "was the demand for Ibis line to  Mabel Lake. It is to bc hoped the Governmcnl  will either build this telephone line to Mabel Lake  or induce lhe Okanagan Telephone Company lo  do so.  HELP PREVENT FOREST FIRES  The Provincial Forestry Department is cafry-  ingGon a commendable advertising, campaign  in Ibc hope of awakening interest on tlie part of  campers and men in the hills, in helping to prevent iires. Here arc some rules suggested hy the  United Stales Forest Service',, which are equally  applicable to.LCanada. Their observance would  go far towards -lessening the tremendous toll  taken each year by forest fires:  1. Matches���������������������������Pe sure your match is out. Pinch  it before throwing it away.  2 Tobacco���������������������������Throw pipe ashes and' cigar or  cigarette stumps in thc dust of the road and  stamps or pinch out the fire before leaving. Pon't  throw tbcni into the brush, leaves or needles.  3 Making .Camp���������������������������Build a small canipfire.  Build it in the open, not against a tree or Jog or  near brush. Scrape away, the trash from3 all  around it.  4 Leaving Camp���������������������������Never leave a canipfire,  even for a short time, without quenching it with  watcr and' then covering it with earth.  5 Bonfires���������������������������Never build bonfires in windy  weather or where there is thc slightest danger of  their escaping from control. Pon't make them  larger than you need.  ^^b^Fighting^Fires^^lfyoirfind^rfircrlry'topul  il out. If you can't, get word of it to the nearest  forest ranger at once.  CO-OPERATION VS. PROFITEERING  AI Ihe outset of the war food prices in Great  Brilain rose enormously as a result of the mad  rush of people wilh ready money to lay in supplies for weeks or months ahead. Thc English  and Scottish Wholesale Society, finding that lhcy  g^^^^^^^^^^^^rinrrrrr>^ri^^^^^%^r<^^  m_-  We stock the  s you need  amcam now ggggsggggj  BINDER TWINE, 28c LB.  HAYCAfcS J  MAY FORKS  HAY STEEL TRACK    ; s  REFRGERATORS ANP OIL STOVES  ATLAS EASY. SEAL FRUIT JARS  LET US KNOW  YOUR  REQUIREMENT* OB  = Mail them to w������������������  \^h.h.^^.jlAjJAj_M_AAj__r_  f  CREAM  From June 13th  No. b 60c |h No. 2, 58c )h  Butter Fat  at  any  shipping point in the  Okanagan  Valley.  A Farmers' Company. Financially sound. Psiy-  ments for Cream made monthly. Pejiver can lo  the railway company fo r dispatch to  JCeJowna Creamery, fyxj.  Empty cans promptly returned.  GRIrtDROD H4Y AIE4PQV  IV  syssr.Ss&i/ y  :'S-rJ'I'jVV".' *?J?���������������������������'*-���������������������������' SaSS���������������������������������������������������������������������������������Sl___Ii_SS-'i-f__7.  Where worries cease  EBI'k ��������������������������� .___**-***_ .e&g&gl THURSDAY, JULY 24, i919  OKANAGAN COMMONER  1  I  T^OR every War Savings Stamp which you can  -"��������������������������� purchase today for a fraction over $4.00 the  Dominion of Canada is pledged to pay you $5.00  in 1924. If you cannot make an outlay of $4.00 ^t  one time, accumulate sixteen 25-cent Thrift Stamps  and exchange them for a $4.00 War Savings Stamp.  %_ Should circumstances compel you to realize on  your investment, your money with accumulated  interest is always available.  NATIONAL   WAR   SAVINfiS   CO"������������������IMITTCB  (Biill-.li  Columbia Division)  Vancouver, 11. C.  Thrift Stamp*  WSRISS333  I PEACE CELEBRATION AND  5        SOLDIERS' RE-UNION RALLY.  j   Vernon, B. C. August 4th and 5th, 1919   |  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 a point of being in Vernon on .these two days-  Arrange early," and come prepared for the'.two- biggest  days ever held in the Interior.       V  .  Mr. Geo. Moratite   \  Manager  ,1  5  O)  VERNON v  Open cj**y ah4 mg'ht  Quick, Clean Service  Short Orders a Specialty  ladies and  Genflerow try  live  flew  Restajarant and fM pw^-wfrw^jto-41^  real satisfaction  i  Are you going to 4o any  Building or Repairing"  This Season ?  THE FOLLOWING ARE GOOD VALUES:  No. 4 Coiling,-Flooring nnd Siding. .$20.00 per M  No. 2 Dimension, 2x4 and 2x0 $25.00 per M  Hi-inch Slab Green Wood $2.50 per load  OKANAGAN SAW MJU-S, UcJ. mm  Mr.  Merchant  The nexl lime you requir  anylhing- in Commcrcia  Prinling��������������������������� ������������������  Letterheads  Loose-Leaf &  Standard  Billheads  .Enveiopes   .  Circular Letters  , Business Cards  , Etc., ;       .  Tell us your needs and let us give you an estimate on the  cosl.     Wc can give quick service and produce Job Printing '  thai satisfies, al live and let live prices.     Phone or write.  THE WALKER PRESS. Endcrbij, B. C  IT  PAYS TO ADVERTISE  WHEN CATTLE BLOAT  The danger to' the ' animal  from acute bloating is. not that  the "distended stomach may rupture, for such an accident ^almost unknown. The pressure  of the gas-distended stomach,  however, exerts a dangerous  pressure upon the heart and  lungs, with the result that animals dying from acute bloating  usually die of strangulation  through inability "to breathe  with their compressed lung tissue.  The stock owner should guard  against the bloating of his cattle  by every precaution at his command. Clover or othcr green  vegetation, if eaten when wet by  dew or rain, seem to bc especially liable lo ferment before  leaving thc iirst stomach of the  animal that has fed upon them.  Eating excessive amounts of  middlings or corn meal will also  cause bloating. It also occurs  in cattle as a result of becoming choked. The principal  cause, however, is over-eating  succulent gj con forage, such as  clover*, green corn or cabbage.  To prevent bloating in cattle,  the animals should bc shifted  hy easy stages, ��������������������������� from dry or  scanty   feed ' to   abundant   and  Bf      p- w  and luxuriantly growing-fodder  Thcy may be allowed to feed  from ' the good forage for an  hour on thc first day thej' arc  given access to such grazing.  A full hour may be allowed on  the second day, and hy continued slow - steps and <i>y gradually " lengthened stay .'in the  tempting feed1, the danger of  loss from bloating-will bc largely overcome". :-  But in case the first evidence  of a- too protracted slay in the  heavy growth of foragcshould  be that the owner notices one of  his animals with sides "distended  ���������������������������and, perhaps, even' lifted  above the-level of the backbone,  he must act quickly... Removal  of the gas from thc paunch will  quickly bring relief. If-a veterinarian is' within \ reach hc  should, be summoned atonce. If  a surgeon-is not available, "the  owner should. immediately attempt . to' .bring' relief "to his  animal.     - ���������������������������, _'V-- -y  r '���������������������������    :->-  Many cattle* owners keepV. a  trocar and caniija constantly on  hand and. ^thoroughly -understand its Use. - The trocar is a  sharp-pointed rod provided wi th  a /mctajic-, sheath or canula  wliich leaves the point of the  trocar exposed. The. spot to be  selected tor inserting the trocar  is a point equally distant from  the Just _ rib, the hip bone, and  the lateral bony projections  froni the spine in the region of  the loins- Jflcre a small cut about  three-fourth of an inch long  should be made through the  skin with a small knife, and  then the trocar" with canula attached may be pushed through  the cut into the paunch.' The  trocar, is then removed, allowing the gas to escape through  the canula. Thecanula should  be retained in place so Jong as  any��������������������������� gas-^escapes-^througlu^it.  Sometimes several .hours arc  ncccssary,and tlie canula should  be firmly tied in place. An  attendant should remain near  the animal, if possible, so long  as the canula is in tlie paunch.  If the animal is not distressed  by the bloating, and thc swelling  of the body is not great, or when  thc alarming conditions havc  been ������������������.cmovcd by the use of the  trocar, it is best to resort to internal medicine lo allay the formation of gas. Two ounces of  aromatic spirils of ammonia in  two quarts of cold watcr should  be given every half hour, or half  an ounce of chloride of lime  dissolved in a pint of tepid water may bc given every* half  hour, until thc prcssurc of the  bloating has been removed. A  dose of purgative medicine is  usually beneficial after the  bloating has disappeared. For  this purpose pne pound of Glauber's salts will usually^ prove effective. Care should bc used  in administering the fluid medicines. Take time. Do not hold  the cow's head too high. JKccp-  ing the animal's head raised so  that her nose is slightly higher  than the level of her face will  allow hcr to swallow without  interference.  "EVIDENCE OF PROGRESS  Amount of ..Painting Going On  is Good Sign of Prosperity  and Pride in the District.  The foundation reason- for  painting "is protection of the  thing painted. We should never  forget that.J But Xhcre is another  great reason for painting, and  that 'is the appeal of pride in  appearance.. This is quite human. It is seen in the matter  of clotlies. - Primarily clothes  are lo keep us warm, but a suit  is discarded while it is slill  warm because it is shiny, oul  of shape, or slightly faded. In  olher words, onc l'cels lhal it  would compromise their standing if thcy were lo wear il. So  it is with thc painting of houses,  bolh without and within.  Since Spring opened there has  bcen an unusual amount "of  painting and renovating of  homes and outbuildings in this  district. In progressive, proud  communities, houses are painted  every three or four years. Progressive citizens arc nol satisfied  wilh the looks of lhcir houses  after three of four years' exposure to weather-  As good citizens wc should  not only see that every person  knows that structures will de-  tcriorate if - unpainlcd, bul wc  should also try to make people  as proud of thc appearance of  their homes as lhcir morc progressive neighbors. This work  is peculiarly onc for local "cx-  ation. ''Everyone7 knows that a  newly painted house is likely lo  start the whole neighborhood  lo slicking up. It becomes  contagious.  Cherry Crop Nearly All Picked  Tlie hulk of the cherry crop,  says the' Summerland- Review,  is picked ./and marketed now,  and by the end of. the'present  week there will- not "bemany  more lo come excepl sours and  semi-sours- From various reports received the growers are  quite hopeful of good prices  again this season, and although  early in the cherry forma lion  period many growers feared  there would hc a very light crop  in sonic varielics, a heller crop  developed lhan was anticipated.  Short Potato Crop  ridispiitable  tatement  Reports IVcm every "section  are lhal lhc polalo crop of B. C.  is very short, running from I wo  lo four Jons per acre. ��������������������������� It will he  seen, before tlie season is oul,  lhal high prices will be paid for  spuds, and that Chinese growers  will wax fal. This_ is not an  unusual occurrence. Chinese  potato growers canol see any  farther inlo lhc future than thc  rest of us. But they reason in  a logical way- "Last fall potato  prices were low, and many of  our local growers pilled lhcir  crop ralher lhan accept lhe  fall price offered. This spring  when  lhc pits were opened,-it  Owing   to  big turnover   we buy our  stock at  less   than  usual ���������������������������  In consequence we sell for,less.    In fact, on goods  for which you pay ". $8.50  We sell i'or $4.80      .-  Some difference, to your loss - $3.75  It will pay you to investigate the above statement      *    "~  and compare prices.  G. J. WHITEN  Everything in Jewellery. Vernon, B. C.  was found lhal lhe price ex-  peeled did nol nialrialize, and  potatoes were sold on a declining markcl. Under Ihesc" circumstances, fewer growers put  potatoes in. If prices had been  high last fall and lhis spring,  more po la toes would have becn  planted; lhere would have bcen  a larger crop and lower prices..  The Chinese growers plant potatoes every year. Thcy know  when while growers plant less  il-. is good business for them'to  plant more. Tliey study the  markcl heller lhan our white  growers.  Kinaski-Smilh  The wedding look place last  Thursday al'lernoon ��������������������������� of. Joseph  Byron Kinaski of Vancouver," to,  Margaret. May Smilh, of Glenemma.    W- A. Smilh acted as  offers most complete service ;tb advertiser^  comparatively small cost foj? the service rendered:    ReatU  Wide Circulation ' "-   -  ,   ," Tlie Okanagan Telephone .Directory   goes- inlo   every   oflice.  and almost every home  in  llu; Valley*' From. Pcnliclon  north  lo  Sicamous;  il circulates'Jn  every lown and "districl.  Constant Circulation '" ���������������������������"  The Okanagan Telephone directory i.s always right to hand  and is referred to constantly. There -were 2100 prinlcd of the  current issue, and "as thc average number of calls is cighL per  subscriber, lhe number of references daily lo the d irec lory is,  say. KiOOO. Allowing say a third of Ihcse calls made from  memory, it slill leaves 12,000 times a" day that llie directory, i.s  taken up.-  A Medium that is Not Discarded  Did you ever see a������������������discarded  telephone directory of a  cur-  -l'cnt.isstic?.���������������������������JtJs-alwuys-being.used��������������������������� and. nnv_ndverliscnieiil~.is-  ��������������������������� so constantly seen lhal even if il passes unnoticed al first, il  gradually forces itself oil'one's mind. You gel persistent - advertising; that's what counts.  A Valuable Medium  Apart from lhc listing of names of telephone users, there  is the classified section, which contains all lhe businesses in  which everybody engages. This is lhe greal, reliable reference  of all classes���������������������������there the ad tloes its work. This section is of  the   greatest  help   lo   the   ollice man and  llie householder.  A Medium that is Jlccomniedecl  Ask the man who advertises in thoj lelephoni- directory;���������������������������  don't accept our say so���������������������������refer lo our customers.  A Medium that Others Use  ll'CC-  aiid  Look   sil   the   new  advertisements   in   each   telephone   (  lory.    The currcnl issue is larger   than   the   previous   issue,  the increase in pages in largely lo  accommodate  advertisers.     II  would not he so if directory advertising   didn't   sell   lhe   goods.  Rates are an Eye-Opener  Telephone Directory advertising rales will immediatelv  strike you a.s a favorable surprise. In comparison wilh other  rales, olher mediums and olher circulations, they will al once  appeal lo you a.s worthy of consideration.  So, wehn our man calls in lo lalk directory advertising  with you, let him give you lhe facts. Ask him to "show you"  ���������������������������ask  him  questions���������������������������have   him  produce  Ihe  fads.  Tl' you   have  advertising lo place,   call   up   our   advertising  man.  grooms]nan'; while the 'bride  was assisted by her sisterx:Elc-  anor. The ceremony was!performed by Hev. W. Stott..-The  pretty, even I took-place-at the  home  of Mr. and .Mrs. \V.  A.  jT  Smilh. and after the ceremony  lhe guests assembled around a  beautifully decorated table  where lunch was served.  Mr- and Mrs. Kinaski vigitcd  in the neighborhood for a'"few  days before proceeding to their  home in Vancouver. Thc bride  is wcl"! known in Armstrong,  and the wedding, though quiet,  was of wide interest. ' The Advertiser joins with many friends  in'exlending to' Mr. and1 Mrs.  Kinaski congratulations and  best wishes.  He Knew Father.  ,  " > "   r ���������������������������r������������������t  "Is this Mr. Riley??. "   ���������������������������  s  '"Eh-what?'' said the deaf old  chap. " '*  -"Is this Mr. Riley?"     ������������������������������������������������������������������������ ������������������'  V "Riley! Oh, yes."     '    -:  "I knew your father."    '  "What?" '    .  VI say I knew your father."  "-What?"  ; "I���������������������������knew���������������������������your���������������������������father." .  .;."Oh,"didye? So did I.'V  .������������������Ci SKALING, B. A. /  V";    "Barrister, Solicitor,  Notary Public.  '-' ' '      INSURANCE  -  Bell Blk. Enderby, B.C.  * ENDERBY   LODGE  No. 35, K. of P.  Moots 2nd 4 4th- Monday;, eve  - in Masonic Hall.   Visitoincor-  ; dially invited to attend,    fl  **���������������������������  CEO. K.-SHARPKC/C  -    H. M. WALKER, K. R. S  ���������������������������   R. J. COLTART. M.F.' -  A.F&A.M.  Enderby Lodge . No." 40  Regular , meetings first"  Thursday on or after the  full moon at 8 p. m. in "M������������������-  ponic Hall. ~~ ~ Visiting  brethren cordially invited  S. H, SPEERS  .V'-W.M.  ir. REEVES  Secretary  "���������������������������' SEALED TENDERS addrcssedrto  lhc , undersigned, and endorsed  '"render I'or Wharf at Okanagan  Centre, B.C." will be received at  lhis ollice until 12 o'clock noon,  Tuesday, August 5th, 1019, for the  construction of a public wharf at  Okanagan Centre, Yale District.B.U.  Plans and forms of contract can  bescen and specilication and forms  of tender obtained at this Department, at* the ollice of the, District  Engineer at Chase, B.C.. and"at the  Post   OlTice,  Okanagan  Centre, B.C.  Tenders will not be considered  unless made on printed forms supplied -by Ihe Department .and.-in  accordance with conditions, .contained-! herein  A- v  Each lender must he., accompanied hy an accepted cheque on a  chartered bank payable to lhc order of llie Minister of Public  Works, equal to 10 per cent of the  amouni of Ihe lender. War Loan  Bonds of llie DomiiiTon will also be  accepted a.s security, or War-Bonds  and' cheques if required to make  up an  odd  amount.  Note���������������������������Blue prints can bc obtained al this Department by depositing an accepted hank cheque  for the sum or S10. payable to thc  order of Ihe Minister of Public  Works, which will be 'lelurncd  if the intending bidder .submit a  regular bid.  By  order, ' ,   ���������������������������  H. C. DliSBOCIIERS.  Secretary.  Department  of Public Works,  Ottawa. .lune 27, 1019.  C. F. B. License No. 9-3409  If you havent tried  our ham*  and bacon   you   have   not   tried  Phone Okanagan Telephone Directory j,hebe,t  a/Jdvertisirig' Department;  ���������������������������  ---��������������������������� *��������������������������� - {*��������������������������� i  We pay -Phone oh'arge  GEO. R. SHAi^PJE  Wholesale' and Retail Butcher  Enderby OKANAGAN COMMONER  THURSDAY, JULY 24, 1919  McLean-Marshall  mag:  BAKI  POWE  Contains no al\im.  Dunham  united in  A   quiet   wedding   took place  ^||. Ion July 12th at the home of the  p !bri<le'.s sister, Vancouver, when  ?f JKcv.  W. _  ������������������g^   M-] marriage   Lillian    May,   fourth  Jb^> ^   daughter of Mrs- M. J. Marshall  'g jjuid Uie laic-Mr. W. T. Marshall,    P j of  Armslrong,   lo   Mr.   Everett  We unhesitatingly Tc   |f j Blaine McLean, only son ofMrs.  commend Magic Baking   0 !M. C. McLean and the late Peter  Powder  as  being  tKe   || j JUeLcun    of    West    Vancouver.  best and purest baking   |g  |Mr..and Mrs. McLean are spending    lhcir    honeymoon    in   the  Spirit   River   Dislrict,   Alberta,  and  upon   Iheir return will reside in Mount Pleasant.  powder 0 possible     to   ^  produce.      It   possesses .||  elements   of   food   thai   #  have to do the building   M  up cf brain  and  nerve   |*  matter and is absolutely  free from  alurro or  other injurious  substitutes.  It is an  easy mailer lo hear  the aches of another's corns.  ARMSTRONG NEWS gR  Mr. W. Wilson left on Monday for Kamloops wherc he will  spend a few days  friends.  visiting  Burroughs' Adding  Machines  402 Pender Si. Wesl Vancouver  For quick business connection  there is nothing  to equal our  Long Distance  Service   *  Mrs. F. Sugden and children  left on Saturday for * a holiday  trip to the coast cities.  Mrs. E. Cooney and children  left on Friday last for Seattle,  where they will visit relatives.  Thc C.P.R. has erected a derrick a I the track siding lo unload a sleam shovel and other  heavy freight for  the C.N.R.  se  Mrs. G- Patchett returned on  Saturday from Innisville, Sask.  Siie was accompanied oh her  return by hcr daughter, Miss  Christina, who 1ms been teaching school at lhal point.  There will bc a lacrosse  match -between Kelowna and  Armstrong-a L thc sport grounds  Armslrong, this evening, July  2-llh, commencing al 6.45. This  is tin: lasl game to be played on  .lhe" local grounds for three  weeks.    Admission, 25c and 10c.  ��������������������������� S    ������������������>,   .I*   J*    J4   J*   J*  | Okanagan Telephone Co.  MEET ME TO-NIGHT AT  LEONARD'S BILLIARD  PARLOR  Cigars, Cigarettes, Etc*.  Having helped lo> adjust thc silualion in  Europe, we arc back at  the old stand ready for  business ��������������������������� painting,  kalsomining, p a p e r  hanging. Try     our  prices.  C.  G.  PIPER  Box 43 Enderby  Jas. Dickson  REAL   ESTATE,   INSURANCE  GENERAL AGENT  Bell Block Enderby  Now is the time  to order your" supplies  for the Preserving Season  We have stocked heavily in all sizes of Sealers:  E-Z, Economy, etc. . All kinds of tops available. Order early ancl avoid being disappointed should ' the supply become exhausted.  p. i  Men's Wear Groceries Enderby, JB. C  Canadian Food Control  License No. 8-17170.  A name that stands Ior lhc best in hotel service    ���������������������������  King Mward Hotel    L,JtSURPHY     Enderby  Mr. and Mrs. F. Marshall, returned from their honeymoon  trip to the coasl cities on Monday.  Mr. R. Walson returned on  Thursday, after spending a  month in Eastern Canada on his  way home from Overseas.  Miss Hill, o'f lhe Hill Dry  Goods Store,cleft Tuesday on a  two-weeks vacation at coast  points.,  mm        .  Miss B. Buck left on Thursday I'or lhe coasl, lo resume hcr  duties there after spending licr ������������������c s; ������������������ xv.xy.v. x s; j? s; s? X XX Xm  vacation    with    her    parents  all" " 3*  Pleasant Valley. *      GRAND VIEW BENCH ��������������������������� *  x  Miss L. M. Campbell, who lias  bcen visiting aL llie.home of Mr.  and Mrs. J- A. Wilson for thc  past week, returned to her home  in Salmon Arm on Monday.  fcr  s mm  AV. E. Chappie left on Tuesday for Vancouver to attend a  meeting of lhe executive of llie  British Columbia Fruit Growers  Association.  sr  ������������������^  Mr. and Mrs. La Ban-, of Calgary, are'visiting Mr. and Mrs.  H. G. Monk. Mr. La Burr is in  lhe. ollice of the United Farmers  Association. Mr. Monk was a  member of thc same stall' until  his coming lo Armstrong."  fcr  jm  Miss B. llamill rclurned' to  Armstrong on MondayTrom llie  coast and will spend her summer, vacation at hcr home in  lown. Miss Haniill has been  leaching at-Fernie, for thc pasl  lerm.  fcr  -   Mm  Dr. G. S- Ball, of Toronto, and  Mr. L. A. Ball, of St. Mary's, arc  spending a couple of weeks wilh  lhcir sister, Miss Ball, and brothers, Messrs. Thos. and J., Ball,  of this city.   Thev are much im-  .0    -  pressed   by   the   appearance,   ol  what lhcy have seen of the Oka-  ' The 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.  Myrtle Lidslone' is spending  part of her vacation with her  sisler at Okanagan Centre.  Ted . Clillard, avIio just rclurned from overseas, is visiting his niece, Mrs. Robt. Sto-  wards.  Haying is in full swing here  now and in spile of the dry season, the crops arc very good.  o  New Garage  Now at your service  Tires, Tubes _  General Accessories 1  Ford Parts & Repai s ]  Experienced in handling general =  Auto repairing $  All work guaranteed ������������������   .  j  Jas. McMahon & Son I  J'  Vernon Road  Enderby  CO  Want Ads  2c n word ������������������ rat insertion, lc a word each insertion thereafter; 25c minimum charge; lOeestra  where cash doe* not Accompany order.  c/4  Pleased  Customer  Is one of my hest advertisements.  One of 'lhc nst important condilions lo secure satisfied "customers  i.s lo sell merchandise which" we  can stand behind.  I purchase good jewellery from  manul'aclurers who are proud of  their product and thcy are willing  lo he thoroughly"'identified as. the  makers.  DIAMONDS  WATCHES and  ���������������������������     JEWKU.ERY, v:  CUT CLASS and  SILVERWARE.  Call and look over our new'goods.  J.'C Adams  THE QUALITY JEWELER.  Armstrong, R.C.  Men's  Summer  WANTED, IMMEDIATELY���������������������������Teams  hy the month. For rates, eic,  apply, Carlton & Barber, Rail-  wiiy Contractors. Armslrong.  FOR    SALE���������������������������Few    nice    breeding  ewes     and     lambs.       Applv,     .1.  ' 20-tf  Teward, Armstrong.  Cheap thinking and high kicking will do more l^ unsettle  business in Canada than lhc Bol-  chevik bogie cheap politicians  are sb prone lo sel up.  The JB. C. Poullrymen's Union  lias opened a dislribuling warehouse in Vancouver, selling only  lo thc wholesale trade.  WANTED���������������������������Girl or -woman for  housework and cooking; good  wages. Apply Hox P., Commoner  Ollice,   Enderby.  ltp  FOR   SALE���������������������������200 'chicks,   10   laying  hens;   fat   young   boar;   old   enough   for   service   or   young   en-  - ough   for   pork.     Bernard   Rosoman. Grindrod. B.C.  FOR SALE���������������������������In Enderby; l-rooin  bungalow, -with '.\ or (> lots; also  7-room house, wilh l> or 9 lots.  Easy terms. .Applv Mrs W. .1.  Hatcher,  Enderbv. * 18-2p  FOR SALE���������������������������A knitting machine. A  snap at f?10. Also 200 feet of  2-inch canvas and rubber hose.  S25. A snap. Turner & Donaldson.   Enderbv.     ������������������  STRAWBERRIES   Fresh    from   the  vine.    Orders taken now.    Harry  Cross;  phone 33. Endcrhy vV  FOR RENT���������������������������Stepney   Siding   Hay  Farm; 55 acres fenced; good hay  barn; railway siding on property  Apply, R. M. Winslow, Box 20/,  "Vernon.  CITY  OF  ENDERBY  1  0  I'  i  I  Men's Sporl Shirls," Balbriggan Underwear,  Wash Tics, Straw Hals, and u lull line ol' W.G.&  B. Dress Shirls. Boys' Blouses, Sporl Shirts, Cotton Jerseys, etc.  Men's and Boys' Outing Boots, with rubber  sole, in while, black and Ian.  Bathing Soils I'or Men and Boys.   Agon Is f oi'___20 Ih... _Ccn.lu.ry_ and __Scmj-Bcady  Tenders for Hauling and Spreading  ���������������������������'   Gravel  TENDERS are hereby invited for  the hauling and spreading of 175  (one hundred and seventy-live) ���������������������������  or more if required���������������������������cubic yards  of gravel; to be taken from Smith's  gravel pit and spread, G (six)  inches deep and 9 (nine) feet wide  from a point near the C. - P. R.  cattle yard along the Lower Salmon  Arm   road   northward.        c  Gravel to be measured and work  subject to inspection, the whole to  be completed, 1o the satisfaction of  the Board of Works, bv the 15th  September, 1919.  'Fenders to be enclosed in scaled  envelopes, marked "Tender", and  to reach the undersigned not later  than Thursday, the 31st July, 19o19,  at 8 o'clock p.m. The lowest or any  tender will nol necessarily be accepted.  Bv order of the Council.  GRAHAM ROSOMAN,  Citv Clerk.  City Hall, Enderbv, If. C, July  17th, 1919. 18-3  Important Announcement  Offices have been opened at  Vernon for the examination of  eyes and fitting- of glasses (when  glasses are required) by Frank  Clugston, a well known Optical  Specialist formerly located at  Victoria, B. C. Offices over  Cossit and Lloyd's,   two   blocks  i from tHe depot.    Hours 10 a. m.  1 to 5 p. m., except /Thursdays.  DW. GRIFFITH'S  or  'I M**  Clothing.   Prices ranging from $25.00 up.   Come  in and inspect our samples. f|   1  ENDERBY SUPPLY COMPANY |  Carload shipment Just received.  Bran Shorts  Etc,  W. J. Woods, Enderby  Auction Sale  I will  sell   to the highest bidder my"  improved farm and chatties  .'��������������������������� FOR CASH  THE FARM���������������������������if nol'sold before���������������������������slock,     implements    and  household  effects of  lhe  undersigned;   separately  or   together.  Fnriii���������������������������1S'/G acres, on lhc Revclslbke-OUanagan Highway.  t-'.i mile river I'ronUiUc: 1 mile, from Grindrod Station, school,  slorc. Dostoflicc. elc; five miles Irom. hndorbv. Good biuwt-  inus. and pleasant and ���������������������������profitable lillle place.  Slock   remaining���������������������������Valuable  milch   cow.   in   full -milk;   9-  monllis-olil white pig, -weighing 200 lbs, growing Jast and lat; 40  young laying hens and 3 Rhode Island red roosters; 200 young chicks  lighl chestnut coll, 3-ycars-old, fast, well-bred, splendid thoroughbred  appearance; quiet, was driven in cutler last winter; 2-year-old Holstein heifer; quiet driving pony; democrat, harness, cutter, driving  robes; garden tools, etc. .  Furnishings���������������������������3 bed-room sets of washslands, beds and dressers;  sideboard, dining extension lablc,chsiirs, kitchen 'table with drawers  and bins; mailable steel range; washing machine, White Sewing  machine, knitting machine, Gramophone asd records; oilrburning incandescent lamps, common oil lamps, pictures, hooks, kitchen utensils  and   numeroi-js   ini.scellane.oMs^arliele.s;  four loads of hay, in barn.  Reserve prices on  farm and 'sewing machine only.  BERNARD   ROSOMAN,  Grindrod. B. C.  JANITOR FOR ENDERBY SCHOOL  Applications will be received by  the Enderby School Board up to  Monday, August 4th, 1919, for a  janitor for the| Enderby School;  salary $75.00 a month for twelve  months. Duties to commence  August loth, 1919. Other qualifications beiiig equal, preference  given to^eturiicd man.  A.   C.  SKAI.ING,  Secretary.  TENDERS  WANTED  3 Big Slwws'-  FrW������������������������������������y unci Saturday Nf jritts  - 8.4 s p.m.  ������������������lff(y2l?,ft������������������ 26,,  JtyfMtoee^S&turftoy Afternoon - 3.30 \h m.  The Sweelest Love Story Ever Told.  A Romance of the Great War.  Baltic scenes from lhc battle fields of France  taken by p. \V. Griffith under the direction of the  - British Governmcnl.  APMJSSJON,  75c and 25c  v  For the painting of the outside  of the Norlh Enderby School  House and outbuildings (two  coats); for the kalsomining (two  coats) of the inside walls and  painting (two coals) of the inside  woodwork.  Tenders must be in by Thursday,  24th July, 1919.  School mav be viewed on application to R.R.Grahamc, Sec.-Treas.,  anv time between 7 and 9 p.m.  Lowest tender not necessarily  accepted.  .     I30AI1D   OF   SCHOOr.   Tn'USTKES  .'    Bv R. R. Grahamc, Sec.-Trcas.  Enderby, B.C, July 17, 1919.  Palace Uvery  J|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.  Vernon Road  Enderby  Mr. N. Watson returned to  Armstrong on Thursday from  the coast, coming by way of the  Kettle Valley railway. He was  accompanied by his two sisters.  .  A  U.S. TtoberlcikP.O. ]  Graduate  Optometrist 5  EXCUUSIVE OPTICA!. PARI-ORS, Vf RINON jj  ABOVE THE VERNON DRUG CO. (j  Two doors west Bank of Montreal. =  My  equipment and  experiences   thoroughly IJ  qualifies  mc for undertaking  the mosl dillicull 8  cases and' guarantee satisfaction.                               ' jj  Arrangements can hc made lo sec you  in (J  your own town, or al niy oplical parlor. 9  fi  Rroken  tenses   replaced   on short   notice. x  >o������������������^r;  We carry a fiiH line of  cool  refreshing drinks for hot  weather such as lime, grapefruit, lemon,  orange and apple cider juices.  Order your fruit jars now as we only  have a limited supply on hand.  Teece & Son  Enderby

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