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 ARMSTRONG,  B.C.  tmg&tt  IN WHICH IS MERGED THE ENDERBY PRESS AND ARMSTRONG ADVERTISER.   , ��������������������������� _, : :  Vol. 16, No. 17, Whole No. 793  ARMSTRONG. B.C.. THURSDAY, MAY 15, 1919  Subscription. $2.00 per vear: 5c the codt   '  9S  Armstrong and District  News Briefly Told  Mrs. Baker left for the States  to joiif her son, last week.  x  Rev. Mr. Miller was a visitor  to Vernon on Wednesday.  x  Mr. R. H. Davis was a passenger  on  Tuesday's  south-bound  train.  X  We are������������������glad to say Mrs. Miller  is up again and-well on the road  to recovery.- -  X  The  section   gang  has   been  relaying the planking and sleepers of the track on Railway aye  this week.  X  s Mrs. J. E. Hamilton returned  on Saturday from Vancouver,  where she has been in the hospital.   She is much improved. y  X '  Pte. JKunce; Pte. Howard and  Pte: Rochester came in on Monday ,0froni France, happy to be  home again and in the good old  Okanagan.  x  It is said the spell of cool  weather recently experienced  was due to the nearing of the  Canadian Siberian -.troop? " to  Canada's shores.  X  N. G. Cary is ill this week, and  the Commonet staff has had to  indulge  in   gyrotechnics   of  a  pyrotechnic* nature in order to  be in two places at once.  'S-"   - X  ���������������������������   Mr. and Mrs. Freeman went  South on Saturday la.it.    Mrs.  Freeman - remained " at  V.-mon  while: Mr, ^ Freeman** attended  business matters1 at'Kelowna.   %  "    ~ X -'.  "The   first   announcements in  connection" "with Armstrong's  Pominion Pay celebration were  issued this ~week. The . sensational feature this year is to he  an aeroplane flight of the first  rank; .,     ~ ,  *  Every farmer, should go to  lhe stump-hlowiug demonstration atjp. Lindsay's ranch, Peep  CreeK, on -Wednesday, May 21.  fl, Johnston, of tW Canadian  Explosives, will give the demonstration, ^ :       .      .  Jhe dance given-feat Friday  evening in the Prill Hall hy the  hoys of the local G- W. y. A.  proved a very happy affair, and  a financial success- as well.  x IVfore than 200 people were on  the floor.   ' -  >jr. .FranH^ Williams, who is  railway construction  and general revival throughout the district. -  '  x  J. Z. Parks went to New Westminster on Wednesday to attend the Methodist Conference.  He will return May 26th. Business will be carried on as usual.  It is requested "that all repairs  be held over as far as possible,  but arrangements have bcen  made to haye any work done  that is necessary.  X  The Girls' Athletic Associar  tion of Armstrong is preparing  tion of Armstrong is preparing  to give an evening's entertainment in the Drill Hall on  Friday evening, May 30th, in  aid of the Returned Soldier's  Memorial Hospital fund. These  young ladies have entered into  their athletic exercises in the  true spirit of the game, and as a  result are prepared to give an  athletic entertainment- that will  be as pleasing as instructive,  and this, together with tlie worthy object of their ententain-  ment should, and doubtless will,  bring them-a full-house when  the event comes off.  EMPIRE DAY PROGRAM  A Fine Day of Sports Arranged  and Everybody Assured of  an Enjoyable Time.  Ask Reasons for Dismissal  It is understood that the Dominion Government has dispensed with the,services of Ma  jor, G. " Moberly, representative  of the Pension .Board at ~VanT  couver. No_ reason, was assigned  apd ; Major . Moberly." ond his  friends are at,a loss to^under-  stand'what has actuatedHlic-au-  thorities. Officials' from Ottawa  recently inspected the office and  are stated to haye ��������������������������� expressed  every satisfaction with the way  the work was heing adminis-:  tered. At the various returned  soldiers' organizations in the  city nothing hwt praise Js Jiearu  of IVfajjor Moherly's worjc ancl it  is untjerstooct that several -telegrams have heen sent to Ottawa  hy-the organizations asjting that  the Ityajor he given a satisfactory reason for his dismissal.  Employees at. the local pension  oflice were just as surprised,as  \Jajor Ityoherly. to hear of hU  sudden suspension.���������������������������Vancouver  Province. -  an enthusiastic horticulturist^  has a garden planted in novelties ih the vegetahle world We  can look forward to an interest  Ing exhihit from his patch at  tic pall Fair.  Work on the tlevclstoke-Oka-  nagan wagon road has heen  started, ft is reported that it  ���������������������������will he passible to travel the  road hy September. Others, who  know the character, of the roadway to be built, declare it will  take a full year to do the work.  x  Mr.  Watson   has   purchased  lhc  cottage   on  Patterson, avc,  lately vacated by-Mr. Parkhurst,  and is busy making il look neat  and attractive, as well as warm  and    comfortable,    for    hc    is  building a new foundation and  lias improved the surroundings  by planting trees.  x    ���������������������������  Big improvements were made  lo  lhe interior of Joe's bakery  and refreshment parlor thc past  week, and a new brick oven is  new  being/'">irilt.'   Joe is   thus  preparing to meet thc increased  demands  of  business which   is  ���������������������������fast  growing  as  the., result  of  Armstrong High School Htyw*  III tlie^recent High School ex  aminations-the three liigliesrof  each class are as follows:  Matriculation  Uly Watson 80  Norman King -.79.6  Jpleano'ra Piggo'tt    74-5  Junior  Gleninc Watson    83  Irene Payne   78.8  Walter Patten    75.2  Preliminary       ..  Margaret Mitchell    84.6  Gordon  Patten    78.5  Margaret Adair   75.9  Special Mention  Elsie  Witala      Ada Burnstill     Tlie final draft of the program for May 25th Celebration  at Enderby has been made by  the sports committee. The day  will be a greater success even  than the celebration of last year  ���������������������������provided the weatherman  does not meddle wilh our Okanagan weather. The parade  in the morning to thc grounds  promises big things, both as to  decorated autos and vehicles,  floats, etc., and the general enjoyment of the gay pageant.  Thc following prizes are to  bc given: Decorated auto, 1st,  $10; 2nd, $7.50; 3rd, $5..;.  Dccoratcd Bicycle and rider,  $5, $3 and $2.  'v  Decorated horse and rider,  $5, $3 and $2.  .Decorated horse and Indian  rider, $5, $3 and $2.    -  Comic feature or vehicle, $5,  $3 and $2. '   "  \  Comic^ feature on foot, $3,  $2 and $1.  Decorated carriage .or float  with team, $7. and $5.  Single rig, $5, $3 and $2.  In addition .to the, events,  baseball games,,foot races, etc.,  advertised last week in the  Commoner by the celebration  committee," an exhibition game  of lacrosse "will-be played-between Armstrong and Vernon.  In the Enderby Opera House  a -special- Charlie Chaplin "film  -^-the last abd best pf this popular comedian���������������������������will:- be- shown  afternoon and. evening, together'  with another film of ,the������������������ better-  class. The". usual" cbnfette carnival will be participated in-at  the conclusion pf the; day's  sports, followed'hy'a dance in  tlie Opera :tfouse.  -  ""    - -.-    v ���������������������������  TRACTQfl p^QNSTflATfQN  typ, J*iwy ShowsWhat C*W:E?  Pane with ������������������ Wee Qhmt W  a Sale quickly fallows.      s  With th.e carloa4 qf ford; cars  received the past weejt hy.Pan  l^eary there came a Porcjson  tractor. On Tuesday tyr- l-eary  drove the tractor to Mr. H.  Swanson's farm and* there gave  a demonstration. In heavy clay  soil he drew two 44-inch plows  cutting 7-inch furrows. So successfully did he handle the ma-  chine,._and .so well_-Oi<Lit_hc-  GIVING FINE SHOWS  Enderby Operia House Company  Trying Hard to Make the  Better Class of Shows Pay. .  .75.7  .75.5  Auto and Good Roads Meet  A meeting of all those in teres led in automobiling and gooc1  roads will bc held i:, Ino Council Chamber. Cily Hall, Armslrong, on Thursday evening,  May 15th, at 8 p.m.  It is expected that thc executive of thc Okanagan Automobile Club will hc present.  Your attendance at this meeting is very much desired.  L. W. Patten,  Pre's.. Armstrong Auto.- Assn.  '   .��������������������������� /������������������������������������������������������" ������������������������������������������������������ v     ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������-.-.      , -  have under every test put upon  it, that Mr. Geo. WolJen made  the purchase of it pefore going  \0\,.e. ,   .  The Pordson tractor is one of  the little" giants. It has a width  of 51 1-2 inches, is 88 inches in  length and 58 inches high.  Splendid Entertainment  Next to running a newspaper  in a small town so as to.make it  pay its way and leave a profit  on the plant investment is the  problem. of running .a picture  show in a small town and give  the higher-priced films. The  local;mcn who have taken hold  of tlie Enderby Opera House  and are.endeavoring ito give the  better class-of pictures, are deserving of the most cordial support; The proposition is not an  easy one. We-have frequently,  ���������������������������all,of-us���������������������������heard the remark,  "Why don't we have the better-  class of picture, performances,  in Enderby'^and the same^re-  mark applies probably in every  small town. The answer iseasy:  Because it will not pay. The  "better-class" of pictures cost  too much for a single performance iri any small town or city.  They can be made to pay only  where two or three "rims" of  the films can be made in an  afternoon and evening. To do  this there must be picture .fans  enough in the town to, give a  paying audience at* each performance. . The cost "of. running  the show,;and of the films, is as  great for an audience of ten as,  for an audience "of 200.  -' However, \ the Enderby. Opera  House Company ,is trying hard,  and to daite 1 it can be said the  company-' has , succeeded in'  /'breaking even" ' on the;; high-  priced - *filmsV; This- with ;;the  price of .admissionplacedat ������������������50c  and 25c.. "The TliirdTFlpor  Back", arid 'Tarzan of .the Apes'  were picturesc greatly enjoyed,  buf as iponey-riiakers~ f or- thc  Opera pouse they were not any-  thingr to hecome enthusiastic  over. ,        ~'-      S     ''  These hctter-ciass of pictures  will come once a month, while  at .the weekly-Friday night performance, tlie hest of the Jesser-  price4 shows will h%contini4ed.  ������������������nderhy moyie patrons are supporting the project well, and the  local men in charge are doing  all that is possihle to make the  proposition "go."  New puttermaker at Cmroery  - ^r. C. W. Trimhje, from Jted  Peer, Alta., the- new hwtter:  maker employed hy the North  Okanagan Creamery Associa-  _tionT_took^charge. of. the. .Arm-,  strong- Creamery this week-  Mr. BatcyJ, who managed the  jiuttermaking thc past year or  more, sent in his resignation a  few weeks ago, and the resignation was accepted by the board  of directors. It was pointed out  at a meeting of the patrons of  the creamery, held ih thc Citv  Hall at the time, that Mr. Batey  had endeavored to do too much  in order to economize in Uk-  operation cf thc plant, ancl in so  doing had done himself an in-  A helper is now to hc  Enderby and District  News Boiled Down  Mrs. Jas. Wood left for Win-]burning  coal  from  this  prop-  nipeg this week. erty,  when  its  prospects  were  Capt. Hambly gave a very  pleasant - evening's entertainment in the Enderby Opera  House in thc interest of the "Y"..justice,  campaign, for funds last Wed- employed to enable, thc hultcr-  ncsday evening. Capt. Hambly [maker to devote more time to  wishes thc Commoner to pub-j the management. Certain reliefer express thc appreciation of pairs which were demanded at  thc military department of the! thc mccling of the patrons, havc  Y.M.C.A.   to   the proprietors  of also bcen, or  arc  to  bc, ifiadc  Mr. Geo. rBell' is visiting Enderby for a few days.  < x~ -  Coming ��������������������������� Enderby     Opera  House, May 23rd���������������������������"The Better  'Ole."  X  S. Teece. & Son added a Cleveland tractor to their farm equipment'this week.  - Mr. A. M. Baird is attending  the Methodist Conference at  New Westminster.  ���������������������������    " " K  Mrs. Brogan and Mrs. Ulrieh,  who have been visiting Mrs. P.  H., Murphy,'' left this week for  the Coast. '      - V  :^ Born���������������������������At the Enderby .Hospital, May 14^ Jo Mr. and Mrs.  Kurts, of Port- Angeles, Wash.,  a dlaughter.- : V . ������������������������������������������������������:     ���������������������������    -  Provincial ' Constable " John-  ston took up his residence at the  Provincial- lock-up this, week,"  from Vernon." V- .  ������������������������������������ x  i , Constable Bailey left for Vancouver on Monday, to" attend the  annual, meeting of  the  Grand  Lodge; K. oMV'* '  :- s-���������������������������'���������������������������'  V\ "-.-.-V   -'   -' -X- - ' ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������-  - .Mr.r Fred Murray last week  purchased a Grey Dprt car. This  is tlie,cai\ which is most popular  in the Prairie provinces.       .   s<  Next-Mpridayr evening the degree team 1������������������f?the?JVernon' Lodge,-  R. "of"- P.-r^wiU--' visit: Enderby  Eodge^"and-pui'';bn ,the secret  work^inxtlWithifd-degreel^c^j.^-  Pte" Elmer Grant returned. to  Enderby last -Iweek' from.,the  military ^training camp in the  East, where he was "confined* to  tlie hospital sevcralJmonths. '  - -   , X '' "* '���������������������������   - '���������������������������  A meeting of the Enderhy  Bed Cross will he held in the  City Wall Tuesday afternoon at  3 p'cloclc, tyayfl 20th,, for the  ejection of officers;     .    7  Tlie saje heJd*W the W. A..of  St. Geprge> Chwrch, in %.������������������._  Pall last, Saturday afternoon,  proved) very successful, the sijun  realize^ amounting to $105.00.  The annual general meeting  of ^he Woman's Cluh will he  Jieki at the home of MrsT peeves  Enderhy, on Saturday, May 47,  at 2.30. ; Will all members  please attend*  X  Word was1 received the past  week^tlfatT'Bcrt^WilsonT^well-"  known in Enderby, had a bone  in his leg broken while at .work  at the shipyards, and was confined to the hospital.  The Girl's Guild and thc TLa-  dics of the Presbyterian Church  will havc refreshment booths  on thc sports grounds on May  24lh, and hot meals will bc  served as on previous "occasions.  A carload of 1019 Fords was  rosy. Then came the sheriff  and other things. But the coal  is still there, and one day, mark  you, the Enderby coal mine is  going to be a reality of the first  magnitude.  X  After long waiting the necessary table covers' were" received  from the coast this week, and ,.  Leonard's   Billiard  Parlor ;was .  opened    in    earnest    Saturday  night.    "Len"   now has  three-  small    fables    and   one   extra  grand iri-operation.  X "  ��������������������������� The sale. by , auction- of  thc  household    efl'ects    and    farm  utensils, "stock,   ,etc.,- bf  Mrs.  Stapletonr'* Grindrod,   will  , be.  held on Thursday,.May 22nd, at ;v  the Stapleton'fiome, by-Mr. Mat  Hassen. See posters for parttc;  ulars.V-      " ' "'.     ' V---. ti  -. .   ' i    K'     -./-' :*:"'  Mrv George.  Roberts,   eldest  son of the Rev. A. E. Roberts, -  Vancouver, is   in  Enderby this  week  trying to_look up landmarks familiar, to him in wee-  boyhood days:    He Is  with a.,  survey crewviwjorkingjn the vi^*-4  cinity bf Enderby. - - " "'-* Sr: .  S\  >< .X.     -'     "     :S'-r:'-'J'-S-  vMarried���������������������������At Vernon, May 8th , ,  Miss Eva Alma, eldest daughter   '  pf^Mr." and Mrs. F. Hassard, to,' "'���������������������������  Mr. jv WilfredI   Johnston;   tieep   V"    ; ������������������i  Creek. Mr. arid-Mrs.��������������������������� JohtfstotttVJVVvs������������������'-fe  carry .withl.them 7iriJ*.theif"ftew/:'" ~:S-'/7&  life" the" sincere best wishes of a\ ���������������������������*"'"���������������������������'**  >'i  ^*  .c-f  -���������������������������f:SS'rXs-1  . .    A.- Si I  ���������������������������i??.-:.Uii\  "'- ���������������������������^Si\l  t������������������ ������������������(.VM  '   S ^ "i'l  .' <-AJ.Vl  I."���������������������������*     'L     'l. I  A change in the Bank of Mott-  trael staff' at EriderJnVand Aim-\V V^^|  strong is to be- made,* within*a.     ' --~v-'  week or two, R|r. C. .B-Wijilter;-;  who has, been" at cEriderhy 'tw^  years,    heing���������������������������. transferred Jj^ns'  manager to Armstrong, nnif-jQp.:*  White going from Armstrong  to West Summerland. .-j, "   ' ^  B4r. Jas. IVJcMahon has. renovated his hlaclcsmitlr shopV on  Vernon road, and it is understood he will esfahlish a ganige  |br the handling of all kih<ls of  auto, repair worlc Pe will P-}  assisted hy his sop, "jach," whb  has heen taking a course in ft repair . garage ^Vancouver* since  his return from, prance several  months ago.        .   .  :  >V. J. Powser to he W^f  Hon: W. J. ppwser, leader of  the^OppositioiHn-the Provincial  Legislature, ' will address a  public meeting in the Enderhy  Opera House on Saturday evening.   Here is a chance for the  women'to get in touch with the  political problems of the Province by hearing a man whose  record as attorney-general for a  number of years, then as premier, and now as leader of the*  Opposition, piaccs him in a better position to give enlightcn-  unloadcd at Band's garage the!ment on political questions lhan  past week. Thcy - arc equipped-any man who could bc induced  wilh   starter  and   lighting   sys-.to ccmc  to Enderbv.    And wc  thc Opera House i'or their generous action in placing thc  building at his disposal for Ut;  demonstrating of hospital entertainment, and to the general  public who attended. Thc collection amounting to ������������������45. is being sent by Rev. Mr. Gretton to  Uic National Council treasurer  for work in -the military hospitals, -v. . s   S.  and thc plant put on a footing  where it can hc operated in  competition wilh olher cream-  cries wliich are reaching into  lhc district.  Evangelical Service will be  held in Knob Hill Methodist  Church on Sunday May 18th.  at. 3 p-m,   led by W.   C. Ross,  All     denominations   - -welcome.  i  lem. or  can   hc  taken   without  thc starter at lhc 1918 price.  x  Mrs.-D. Smilh and Mrs.Kchoc, |  to whom Mr. S. Poison has sold:  the T. C. Poison house, on  lhc  Marwood place, havc  laken  up  lhcir - abode   on   thc    properly, j  They arc delighted wilh Enderbv and district.  x *    i  A party oi  surveyors is busy I  this week running thc lines of j  thc Enderby coal mine proper-  tics.    It may bc news to many  to learn that Enderby lu;s a conl       Business   oT   special   importancr  mine al hcr door. A dozen vears al lhc nc:<i "lectins, ncxl Monduy  ago   wc   had    the    pleasure   of ^Ll911'' atTS ,?��������������������������� ni-   Don'1 fl,n t(*  understand Mr. Bowser will be  asked- some very important  questions which no man could  answer belter than lie.  Mr., Bowser will bc in Armslrong Friday, ll is understood  hc will meel an von c desiring in-  formation wilh regard to lcgis-  lalion, but there will bc no public meeting where hc will make  an address.  G. AV. V. A.  attend.  J. F. HARRISON, Prcs. OKANAGAN   COMMONER  THURSDAY, MAY 15, 1919  If you are thinking of pnr-  chasing^Watches, Jewellry.  Diamonds, Cat Glass, Silverware, .Clocks, etc. Look  up any catalogue you may  " have, and pick out what yon  want. BUT instead of  sending order,: out of the  Okanagan, send order to us.  All you do is give name of  cf catalogue, page and num  ber. We do the rest at  same prices and terms.  J. C.   Adams  The Quality Jeweler  Armstrong  Closer Go-Operation from  Farmers View Point  A writer in  the Agricullural Journal for May his satelites. .Thcy will admire everything,;from  .:.,;���������������������������j^M^;..:..;^x^x-w..:..:..:..:~w~>x*'M^*  I  y  X  '%'  ?  ���������������������������?  ������������������  ?  ?  t  X  ?  t  ���������������������������  *  ������������������**?  ������������������.  MAT. HASSEN  Auctioneer and Livestock  Salesman  ARMSTRONG       B. C.  1 have- a wide acquaintance  'amongst, buyers. Consult me  when you want to hold a sale  Also scud me particulars of i iv  surplus stock you wish lo dispose  of.  PHONE No. 34  >&&&v&v������������������*~*:���������������������������.���������������������������<  !     MADE IN  ARMSTRONG  Ladies' Suits  Men's Suits  j Clothes Cleaned, Pressed j  1    Altered and Repaired   ���������������������������  ALEX. ADAIR  PIANO TUNING & REPAIRING  CHARLES QUINN  ��������������������������� of Kelowna,   will be in Armstrong   and   Enderby   districts  every'three "months.  SECRET  SOCIETIES  S. II. SPEEDS  W.M.  A.F.&A.M.  Enderby Lodge Io 10  Regular meetings ni'st  Thursday on or after the  full moon atSp. m. in Masonic Hall. Visiting  brethren cordially  invited  C. H. ItERVES  Secretary  ^      ENDERBY   LODGE  j������������������7$ No. 35. K. of T.  ss-.TTZ*tr .>-������������������.    Moots every  Monday  evening  X'(^y'^>������������������T    in Masonic Hall.    Visitorscor-  ���������������������������T^������������������^fcJ<ji?      diallv invited toatiend.  s'-<S>JS?>f* Olid, K   S1IAKIMJ C. C  II. M. WALKIiH. K. R. S  R. J. COLTART.  M.F.  appeals for closer co-operatioh among farmers  narlicularlv in the wVrk on lhe farm, and in the  buying and selling end. This writer appeals for  a general wholesale store, run cooperatively-.by  the farmers and in their interest, through which,  he argues, better prices could be obtained than is  possible under existing conditions.,  . Thc other day an Armstrong farmer, a man of  large commercial experience as well as an agriculturist .who has made good, said to the Commoner representative: "What we farmers want is  a general store in Armstrong similar to the  S-A-F-E at Salmon Arm. And wc arc trying for  it. whether we succeed or not."  Whether, cooperative genera] stores are the  best thing for the community is still a disputed  point. Wc may or may not sec such an institution established here. Bul thc fact brought out  is lhat our farmers arc thinking for themselves,  and thc seed of co-opera lion is planted ih them  even if lhc fruits of co-operation have not yel  materialized. We have had other evidences of  lhis recently in many farmers approaching the  Commoner ill commenting upon thc attitude of  lhc merchant who refuses to patronize the Commoner unless thc Commoner will discontinue^ the  acceptance of advertising from the Hudson Bay  of Vernon. Thcy sccin this demand on thc Commoner an cll'ort on the part of the merchant to  close thc columns of thc local paper to any business house offering prices and service to thc community in  competition Avilli himself.  Wilh men, co-operation in somc degree dates  back to the beginning of time. Man, the protector, early learned the lesson "Unity is strength,"  and from physical safety, as civilization developed, came business safety, or trade-union, or'co-  operation. Co-operation, literally Avorking together, is something of which our farmers arc  only in thc experimental stage. And; in fact, as a  community, we have almost everything to learn  in co-operation. Wc havc had co-operation in  the selfish sense���������������������������onc set of the community in  conflict with another set, and the co-operation for  selfish ends in thc little bickerings which live and  clic in "a day. Wc havc had a lot of this kind of  co-operation. Whal wc should have now is cooperation  of   the  broader   type���������������������������a'working  lo-  Ihe old pig in her alfalfa-patch to thebabyin, the  cradle, and the spokesman, somewhat less human  than our fiction friend, J. Rul us WallingfoVd,  possibly an ex-real estate exploiter, who is looking-for a rocking-chair Government-appointment,  will tell you that you 'live like kings.' (Though  when onestjiinks of it, these are not healthy times  for kings either, so there may be* some truth in it)  that the man and woman who live next to-nature  in God's great open arc thc mainstay of thisfivast  and mighty country of ours.' But as you watch  the powerful car fast fade in the distance, do riot  let yourself become sinfully^proud; you will not  see that car again at your gateuntiHhe next election. V---* '-:"r .'-":���������������������������'���������������������������-  'T)o not mistake mc.    This is not party; it is  type; and, pitifully enough, both parties arc condemned with such. But I believe that the fate of  such machine string-pullers is as truly coming as  that of John Barleycorn or William Hohcnzollcrn  "But there arc men in both parties interested  first and foremost in the real welfare of the  country. Men who arc giving themselves in a  most unselfish degree to thc solving and untangling of the problems that surround the country  homc. It is to these men thc women must-look  for enlightenment as to lhe-1 lira 1 needs bf thc  country at large, and with her own eyes observe  hcr own local conditions, and weighing all in her  own judgment, as she would hcr own family affairs, give whole-heartedly her individual and collective effort for thc betterment of thc country  homc."  BIG STRIKE OF ORE NEAR REVELSTOKE  That tlierc are millions of tons of high-grade  ore lying practically at thc doors of Revelstoke is  being daily demonstrated by ihe Silver" Creek  Mines, Iltd., the owners of the Woolscy group on  Silver Creek, near Albert Canyon, a few miles  cast of here, says thc Revelstoke Herald. Continuing that paper says; "Mr. Woolscy and two of  his men, who have been employed at thc mine all  winter, havc been in thc city recently, and .their"  reports show that the tunnel along thc underside  of the big vein has bcen run in over 100 feet and  a cross-cut of thc vein made at !?��������������������������� .1 point,wilh-the  result that they have shown up over fifteen feet of  gcther, not to suppress competition, but to openly ^.^ ^ ?nd 2Q inchcsiof clean ore, which is a  and honestly meet it���������������������������lo get lhe best and to give  lhc best in us in support .of the larger community  In this work", flic women" of our country homes  as well as of lhc homes of the town, have an im-  port part lo play. -A country-woman, speaking of  hcr experience, says: "Silling in judgment on hcr  neighbor is onc of thc coun try-woman's besetting  sins, and lhis soul-edifying habit will, if I mistake  nol. bc hcr greatest stumbling block in effort for  co-operation." Continuing this writer says: "The  community spirit has never been encouraged by  the primitive woman; in thc eld, old days of the.  Easl, a few.adventurous and social spirits went so  far as to havc quilting bees, but. these -avere  Crowned upon by the pre-eminently capable  housekeepers who were in no way slow to corn-  men I on 'such lazy, shiftlccs ways df getting work  done.' " \  "Tlie women of British Columbia havc now the  franchise., and it behoves them to sec that thcy  no nol wrap their talent in a napkin and bury it.  "As I have said before, I believe, the solution of  our labor and other difficulties must come  'hrough social, business, and political co-opcra-  lion.   legislative  amendments  and  thc  abililv to  NECESSITY may sometime compel you to sur-^j  render your investment in 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  WAR  SAVINGS   COMMITTEE "     '  (British  ColumWa Division) ������������������    -  Vancouver, B. C.  Bv/y ThriftStamps  KING  .A name that stands for the best in hotel service  King Edward Hotel,  P. H. MURPHY  Proprietor -  Enderby  u^ .  PROFESSIONAL  A   C. SKALING, B. A.  Barrister, Solicitor,  Notary Public.  INSURANCE  Bell Blk. Enderby. B.C.  E. 0. WOOD, JJ. C. L. S.  Armslrong and Salmon Arm  Subdivisions. Mineral  Claims, Timber Limits, Pre-emptior.s, Drainage,  Irrigation  and  Koad  Surveys, Maps  und plans.  I'hone (Jl* Salmon Arm, B.C.  YEAK.5 AGO people ������������������::ic<i to      [���������������������������  tr-.aHe   thcmnelvcs     heord     by  shouting from thc House top*-..  If   you  tried that  to-day   you  A     would probably !iave lo   appear  before & commission in insanity.  NOW-A-DAYS    tho   business  nun  uses our Wont Ads. . H  :.r,rH*"d i.r. b, II  w  M.L-..4? \A  ^^_^_-__^_-__----^ms-_-mk  fake aclvantage  ol!  lhc  labor-saving devices IhaT  lire being improved and multiplied1 yearly.  VAL one lime I had a neighbor who was a veritable Jehu lo drive, and as someone remonstrated  wilh hcr for urging hcr horse so unmercifully up  hill and down dale, she made lhc enlightening rc-  lorl: 'Well, whal docs lie want to he a horse for?'  This is aboul thc altitude of the ordinary townsfolk Iowa rd the pioneer farmer. While at a  friend's lhe olher day \ noticed this pertinent little  motto above the cMning-lablc: 'All things come to  him who wails���������������������������on himself.' And I.can-tell the  farm-woman of British Columbia that little will  come lo her unless shc learns to wait on herself.  1 always did admire lhat load who when he fell  inlo a bucket of cream worked so hard in his efforts to escape, lhal be al last churn eel butter, and  so with solid'fooling hopped, out on terra '.firm a."  "ll. is now lime thai lhc farm-woman was commencing lo think, as -lo-what*.she'intends..tp do  wilh her vole:.'it is now lime to put away--pasl  prejudices and look lhe present situation fairly  in lhe face. .The.woman"who remarks with-a" virtuous air: 'Our family were'always* Conservative,  and-, cf course, I could not vole-ollicrwisc'y'and  Ihe plaintive creature-who repeals: 'That John  lias always been a Liberal, and I just couldn't kill  his vole/ These women are lied lo the past and  prejudice, and are too narrow or weak to help in  any community good. .  - "Elections will come in the future no doubt, as  Ihey have in thc past, and lhe prosperous high-  powered ear will again draw up al lhc gate of the  pioneer farm, and the inevitable quartette or trio  high-grade silver-lead ore running well oyer $100  per ton. This work proves beyond question that  lhc ore is continuous throughout the whole widtli  of the immense vein which traverses the property,  both on the cast ancl west sides of the creek.-. In  ���������������������������addition to this large vem,Hbcrc are four other  veins on thc property which have not as yet been  explored, but which' give promisc of proving-just  is rich as the main vein. ������������������������������������������������������  - ��������������������������� -^  "The work done to date proves the ore. to be  fully 600 feet vertically below the upper outcrop  and blocks out an immense-body qf'ore, much ot'  which can be shipped without concentrating.  "This property has been visited in the past by  at least half a dozen engineers, all of whom expressed the opinion lhat it is by all means the  biggest showing of ore thcy havc seen in Jvootc-.  nayi and the work now being pushed is proving  that their judgments-was correct.  "The adjoining claims, staked last year -by  Gus Hedstrom and Ole Sandbcrg, have been taken  over by a company, who will begin development  on tbem as soon as thc snow is gone, it being expected that work will begin not later than May  -1-5lhr=Thc-showing*on=thcsc-Glainis-on=llicusu^.  face is just as promising as thai on the Woolscy  group and much clean ore can be shipped from  them right from thc start. The name of the new  company will be the Albert Canyon Silver Mines,  Ltd., and is officered by local men, somc of whom  arc interested .in lhc Woolscy group.  "Thc citizens of Revelstoke will be delighted  lo hear of the continued success of these companies, as il means so much to lhc prosperity of  this community. Their operations havc already  served lo draw attention to this district as a good  field for mining operations, and when these mines  get into full swing the impetus lhat will bc given  lo trade here will be felt by every businessman in  the community. Tt will lead to thc early establishr  .'ment of other industries here or near. here. There  are several large deposits of mineral known lo  exist within easy distance of the cily, and all that  is needed is "somc man or set of men^ with the  "sand" in tbem to take hold and drawihc.attcn-  lion of capitalists to them." >  .o���������������������������  HfcINZ'9  BOTTLEb  GOODS  We havc jiist received a shipment of HEINZ'S famous bottled goods���������������������������Try the hew Dill.  Pickles���������������������������also pickles sweet and  pickles sour���������������������������everything 'in the-  pickle t line; also delicious., pre^  serves,and canned fruits.    t 7.  TEEGt & SON  will alighl  An excellent wajr to mend broken china or glass  is to melt alum in an.old iron spjon over the fire  and apply lo the broken-parts. When dry these  arlicles can be washed in hot waler and thc cc-  m en Twill hold rigidly.  Every farmer and every artisan should bear in  mind thai lhe home merchant and home business  man are absolutely necessary for the development  of the town or district.  .Advertisements   pull  only  when   written by a  These are lhe local political czar and'pen well pushed.  MAPAMt 0UH9f  Tli������������������ Farooiif Pfscovwrs of R������������������4ium  AH the known radium In the world could be put into a tablespoon, ye|  this less than an ounce of the magic metal has set the scientists of two con-.  tinents guessing at this new conundrum of nature. The answers are very  wonderful, very stimulating, but very unsatisfactory, so far as the theories  are concerned, that seek to explain this rebel element which seems to defy  so outrageously Nature's strictest laws. To M. Pierre Curie, a modest chemist  and his wife, belongs the honor'of discovering the miraculous metal.  ' They are poor, hard-working people, consecrated to science, caring little  for wealth or fame or position. Reserved and conservative, they speak with  extreme caution as to their discovery .made in 1898; although tha non-scien,-,  tific world has just awakened to the revelation in the past two years.  In a little, old-fashioned house at the extreme end of .Paris, near'the  outer boulevard,"whose criminals have given the section an unsavory name,  livesi the devoted couple" with their one.child and M. Curie's father, who is  also a famous chemist. Some years ago Mile. Sklodowski, a poor Polish girl,  went from Warsaw, her native-town, to Paris to study. She had talent and  pluck for the double fight against poverty and opposition. Her first triumph  was when she entered a competitive examination for higher mathematics  'Her success was so-overwhelming'that, the" other competitors were eclipsed  and eliminated. Not having money enough to enter one of the regular schools,  she entered a municipal working-class institute, where M. Curie directed tne  laboratory.   Soon she was his assistant and a little later his wife.  Some of the experiments of Becquerel on tho -adio-activity of uranium  -specially appealed to her,-and she determined to experiment on tho refuse ore  of pitchblende, from which uranium is taken.   It was then considered worthless   like the culm of our coalfields.    She drew her husband into the search  and'it took four years to get enough traces of this metal, -worth three thousand times its weight in pure gold, to show its. pr^terties.    Her paper oa _  radium won for her the degree of Doctor of Physical Science.        :  *   Vs a grain of musk will  perfume a room for a century or more, constantly throwing off fine particles without decreasing its weight, so radium  bombards the ether with light, heat, energy, and half "a. dozen-other marvellous'effects', without appreciable loss, and in a thousand million years it wou'd ^  I-ave lost only one-millionth oi  its bulk.-  It is the Andrew Carnegie of tho-'  netals, constantly giving .but never grov/ing measurably poorer.  Entered iccordlns to Act ol the Parllnueiii Jl Cuuaila. m theyuar SLKrt. oy W. O. iluu_, _ L-c Dcii.irtiiioiit of At;rli-.i.tu.-o. 9  *  THURSDAY, MAY 15, 1919  OKANAGAN   COMMONER  l> ������������������������������������������������������  I V"  if '  v: v>v|^^^  news ffitlte^r^        |rv ftfe C(^MQ^S^ ycny wffi gefe^t ||e  geneml w4 Ipcial ^ews ot t^e district sn4 FWince.   "TFiiT'  Combination.^  ���������������������������u '" rf\   -r    ^   "i   "*"*   ���������������������������**!/'I  __   t,    - j ��������������������������� ���������������������������       T ,_ j    ., ^ vTsl���������������������������^J? I  :'?VV  X  I"1  If  ifc  \  Commoner  (Armstrong or Enderby)  i.  I-  if  i  i  i  \  \  x  \  s^ THURSDAY, MAY 15, 1919  'i  M  ������������������feanagan Commoner  iman and occupied the position cf'chairman of the  ! Board of Works, Police Commissioner, etc.   t?���������������������������*  ln  which  is   merged  the  Armstrong  Advertiser  and  Enderby Press.  Published  every  Thursday at Armstrong, B.C., at  $2  a year, by Walker & Cary.  H. M. Walker, Editor & Manager.  TRANSIENT ADVERTISING  RATES  Transient advertisements payable in advance.  ..Classified* adverisements at the word rate,  2  cents  per word firsj issue; 1 cent each subsequent issue.  Adverisements with heading or display, 50 cents per,  inch first issue; 30 cents each subsequent issue. -'  Display advertisements three inches or.over, 40 cents  per inch first issue; 30 cents each subsequent issue.  Local Notices,"immediately following regular locals,  12%  cents per counted line. n ...���������������������������-  Coming Events���������������������������Notices of a revenue-producing nature, 2 cents per word; minimum charge, *��������������������������� 50 cents.  Where no revenue is-derived, 1 cent per word, minimum charge 25 cents.  Births, Marriages and Deaths, 50 cents.  Card of Thanks, ������������������1.00.  Reading   Notices,   other   than   locals,   5   cents   per  counted line each insertion.  'a    Legal Advertisements,  12 cents per line first issue;  8 cents per line-each* subsequent issue. .  LandVVotices,  Timber Licenses,  Certificates  of Im-  rprovement, etc., $7.00 i'or 00 days; *r>.00 f-.r 30 days.  Dissolution oT Parlncrsliip Notices, S3.1)0.  '  Water Notices. 30 days, 150 words and under, ?8.00;  each additional 50 words SI.00. ~~  Tlie size of ypc  runs approximately u words  to a  line, 12 lines to'the inch.  Advertisers   will   please   remember   that   to   insure   a  chanrje. copi/ must bc in by Tuesday noon.  Bates for contract advertisements furnisned on ap  plication.  _____  THURSDAY, MAY 10, 1919  MEN WHOSE WORK IS MAKING  UNITED FARMERS OF B. C. A SUCCESS  The farmers of B. C. arc slow iii taking hold  of the United Farmers organization., Thcy know  in a general way what has hccn accomplished hy  the United Farmers of Alberta, of Saskatchewan,  of Manitoha, and recognize what might be done  in British Columbia for the agricultural industry  if once organized throughout thc Province and its  members working co-operatively to bring about  better conditions. They know none of these organizations which havc become so important in  building up the induslry thcy represent has  reached its present position of usefulness without  hard pioneer work on the part of thc early members. They know thc early members of this organization will havc to undertake the dillicult  tasks here in connection with organizing thc district. Perhaps this is why many-farmers arc declining to join the organization, yet admitting the  importance of it, as well as the need of it.  However, there arc men coming forward.who  will complete thc organization in every locality,  and eventually wc shall have in British Columbia  an organization similar in effectiveness "to that of  the United Farnfcrs of the Northwest. >   '>V  At the head of the organization at the present  time is Mr. -R. A. Copcland, of Lumby. The following sketch of the president, which appeared in  a recent issue of thc B. C. Farmer will be of interest to our readers. - :  For  two years he was superintendent of'the irrigation  wbrks, arid during two years he was manager of  the Glenmore ranch, a farm of over 1,400 acres,  on which mixed farming and fruit growing .-were  carried on.  ,: When the war broke out Mr. Copeland was anxious to enlist, but on account of age his services  were.declined.' Failing in that endeavor, lie decided'.to secure a farm and do a farmer's share in  the great struggle by^aiding in the production of  the necessary foodstuffs. He purchased a fine  320-acre farm of good bottom land near Lumby  and during the last few years has certainly made  good, o Last year he grew 90 acres of grain, 300  tons of timothy hay, 140 fat hogs, and has 120  head of cattle besides 8 pure-bred Shorthorns.  He intends to specialize in Shorthorns and'Berk-  shires. _���������������������������  Mr. Copeland's father dicd at the age of 85 and  his-mother at the age of 75. His family consists  of five sons and four daughters living, three children having died. The two eldest sons and daughters are married, and Mr. and MrsJJ Copcland arc  the happy possessors of five grandchildren.  Mr. Copeland is a member of thc A. F. & A. M.,  the L. O. L. and I. O. O. F., and a past master of  the first two. Hc is a member of the Presbyterian  Church, and in politics is an independent.  For Summer Wear  ��������������������������� it  SAMPLES SENT ON REQUEST  ALL DRY. GOODS PARCELS MAILED FREE.  WE ARE AT YOUR SERVICE NOW WITH THE FINEST RANGE OF DRESS FABRICS^  FOR SUMMER WEAR THAT HAS EVER BEEN    COLLECTED    TOGETHER    IN    THE  INTERIOR.  Secretary McTaggart, United Farmers of B. Q.  McTaggart, President Copcland  McTaggart was  President Copeland, United Fafmers of R. C.  For a number of years Mr. Copcland was a  prominent resident of Kelowna. later moving to  LumbV*. where he takes a leading part in the various activities o'f thnt pnriicuUtf ""JU^i}'  awII  as of  the OknnntfMn  VuU~--;      jyj,.  as  wr������������������  In Mr. W. E  has a very able lieutenant . Mr  born at Clifford, Onl., 2(3 ycars ago. His parents  moved west.to Manitoba in01899 and to Vancou-  yer an 1907. He is the only surviving;son, two  brothers and a sister having died while he was  quite, young.. He J attended the public and high  schools.of Vancouver until 1912 when he was selected as a member of the High School Cadet  Corps that toured Australia and New Zealand iii  that, year. "...-.:. '  After his return he was employed on the rcpor-  toriaTand editorial staff of the Vancouver: Pro--  yincc.V As a commercial editor his articles on  marketing, co-operation and general agricultural,  subjects attracted widespread attention and the  Provincial Pepartment of Agriculture was  prompted to offer him the position of.Fruit Markets Commissioner. This position he held until  1917 when he accepted an offer to join thc staff of  the Grain Growers' Guide, the ollicial organ of  thc Grain Growers of Manitoba and Saskatchewan and of the United Farmers of Alberta. Later  in the year, he enlisted for overseas service but  was discharged as being unfit. He had been rejected eycry few months from thespring[of 19f5  v���������������������������ii-:  "Rrthl   ,.A  on account of a dc?ormed_JeTFclbow, JmtVhciiig  determined to go overseas he did so in connection  .with;the Y, M- C. A. Unfortunately he was ill all  the time he was in England, and returned to Vanr  couvcr in January of this year.  .Resuming his journalistic career, Mr. McTaggart assumed the duties of editor of the B. C.  Farmer, which had, a year previously, become  |he oflicial organ of the United Farmers of B.C.  After tiie annual convention (if the Uniled Farni-  NEW SOIE DE CHENES  A fine silk weave fabric, soft and as effective as  Crepe dcChenc;. belter  for  wear   and  wash;  Colors  arc  all   dependable;   width,  38-inches;  T'ricc  ."................'.'. ." $1.00 yard  Here arc all the beautiful range of colors: sky,  lemon, grey, /pink, while, coral, buff, saxe,  myrtle, navy, black and hclio.  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WHITE HIGH-CUT OUTING BOOTS    i  Extra high-cut Outing Boots, rubber sole with  heel; most comfortable line produced in Summer Footwear; Ladies' sizes, 2 to 8; price, $2.75  Misses' sizes, 11 to 2, price .' 2.25  Postage. Paid  Mail Order Department H.  ���������������������������  Canadian  VERNON, B .C.       BRITISH COLUMBIA INTERIOR STORE  Food Control License No! 8-21018.  1  "STOP, LOOK, LISTEN*'  ,���������������������������,.., ,       .she'��������������������������� didn't* want'it?- Well,  that is jusf tlie U\e*  nt of Northwest Mounted  Police have bceivon(j      ^ a(joptc(j j,y iSOnic people; in regard U������������������-  t there, and that the strike is the work ol f. .,    homc*tow��������������������������� I)0pcr.  Over in Princeton, B.C., a strike has been in  progress a number of weeks, but very little-lias  bccndicard about it in the press of the Province.  The workingmen arc striking for an 8-hour-.day.  The Vancouver Critic says the only reference to  the strike in the daily press "is that a detach-  men  sen  W.W;'s..Thc press ignores the .justice of the men's  demands for.an 8-hour-day, and tbiuks it,stand?  in with the Manufacturers' Association 6? Canada  by an endeavor to kill public sympathy for the  men, by saying it is the work .of J.W.Ws.' The  Critic further tells the story of wjiat it has been  fold hy onc "in the know." Jt is said to be:a fact  that a number of influential businessmen of that  city were plotting to have the Mounted Police  railroad, a number of union leaders our of Vancouver with a warning never to come back.  "Wc trust that the unexpected publicity given  tliis by The Critic svill nip Uie-conspiracy in the  bud, and wcarc willing to .be calleda liar, and  disturber of Jhe peaee,Vif weihaveJ; been able ft*,  frustrate this.devilish scheme." ,  V;.   ..  ><]  <:i  Pid you ever hear of the woman who consulted  a , bn\ yer and explained -- that - s|ierwantcd ^r  divorce-iMlie couldn't get it, and if she cotdd*  the home town paper.  There is only one tiling worth figlding for,  talking for or writing "for���������������������������and'ttwt i* freedom.  '      1 . ~s     ...      "-  The pook of Ufc Jicgins wi||i a man and &  woman in a garden and ends-witli Revelations k<  Remittance men always go away:from home  first-class and come hack steerage.     :  - ' ���������������������������   ���������������������������  Pon't take life too seriously; yow won't, get:onf'  of it alive anyway. s-/^^)sr^/]:  <a  Copeland was born al Winchestcr,"Dundas Co., ers at Kamloops last February he was unanimously selected as .provincial, secretary by the new  ���������������������������board of directors. ........ S :-������������������������������������������������������ y ��������������������������� ���������������������������  He is a young man with a big fultU'c. His  ability, education and experience should stand  him in good stead. His many friends especially  among thc farming fraternity of B. C. will anticipate with confidence the success of the efforts  be is pulling forth in his present sphere of action.  Out., on June 15, 1804. He is the,son of thc late  John Copcland, a farmer who came to Canada  from the north of Ireland about the year 1845 and  took up* a farm near Winchester. Mis wife was  Arabella TimmihS. * After living there eight .years  the'family moved into Grey County and settled  on a heavy bush farm in thc Township of Proton.  In i882 James Copcland visited Saskatchewan  with the view of locating in the West. Having  satisfied himself in this-respect, hc decided^n 1884  to dispose of his Ontario farm properly arid jf6  move to Summerbcrry, Sask. His family consisted of three sons and eight daughters.  In the spring of 1884, Mr. Copeland took up his  first homestead south of Summerbcrry. In 1885  he took part as a volunteer in putting down the  Northwest Rebellion. In 1887 hc was married to  Miss Isabella McDonell and moved to Grcnfell.  Twenty years later, having attained a position of  substantial influence, he decided to come to B. C.  and selected Kelowna as a-place of residence.  During his ten j-cars' residence in the Orchard  City, Mr. Copcland look an active interest in-social agricultural, commercial and municipal  matters  and  evinced a   keen   desire   to   promote  FORD CARS  Equipped with Ilectric System  .'fr.i\  Why the Man was Mad-  This^iriari was mad, He entered the drug  stpre and demanded that the proprietor should  JslioW himself. "See here���������������������������look at my head," he  cried  And there, on top of his very- bald head, was a  pronounced protuberance. "Look at that!" he  shod"ted; "that is what that ��������������������������� stuff did for me,  and it is growing bigger every day!"  In.anxious haste the druggist began to investigate. Soon hc emerged triumphantly from behind the prescription-case. "I've found it," said  the druggist. "I had a new clerk and he gave you  a-bottle of my Bust-Developer, when what you  ���������������������������Consisting of Generator Starting Motor and  Storage Battery. V  ���������������������������An electric system made for Ford cars by tlie  ford Motor Company of Canada in their own  factory; built into the Ford motor wjjich has  been re-designed for the purpose.       '7/ T.  ���������������������������Controlled from a complete iristrumept board  on Jhe cowl. 7  :i.  AH closed models' of Ford Sedans and Coupes  ndw have electric starting and ligthing systems  as Standard Equipment. V  Ford Touring Cars and Roadsters >vilj be supplied with Starting and Lighting as Optional  Equipment at an exra charge.  We have just received our first shipment of  the newly equipped Ford Gars.    Our prices on  these, f.o.b. Armstrong���������������������������  Touring Cars  $835.00  Equipped with starter,   etc ...........'. 935.00  TonVTrunks".   935.00  Truck Bodies and Closed Cabs for Ton Trucks.  COME IN ANP W M  ..'���������������������������3  l^eary?s  Armstrong'  I  0  w  -w  0  i  ���������������������������w  0  *BS,  %^  0  clean   sport.    He served six ycars as cily alder- wanted was my celebrated Hair-Restorer!"  >���������������������������<><  <><  ���������������������������o<  r<)  .Q������������������Sk9=Sfl������������������S&2S������������������������������������: s  THURSDAY, MAY 15, 1919  OKANAGAN   COMMONER  kodaks, Films, Etc.  I. O. F.  Court Armstrong  No. 3429  fleets" 1st Monday evening in month  in Forester's 11 all.  [,V. Hope, C. R. A.J. Firi-n. Fin. Sec.  THE METHODIST CHURCH  Armstrong  Rev. J. Wesley Miller, Pastor" .  \ Sunday School at 9.45 a.m.  | public Worship,^ 1 a.m. and 7.30  h.m'.; Nelson S. Tiittle, of Vernon,  l.vill preach. Knob Hill, 3 p.m., R.  ff. Davies. Congregational meeting,  [fhursday, 8 p.m. May 8th.  X X  X       GLENEMMA NOTES       X  X x  xxxxxxxxxxxxx  (We are pleased to have our  Glenemma   correspondent with  ns again after prolonged illness,  Moved by J. K'neller seconded  by T. McAchenay that all votes  on new school site be taken by  ballot. On a vote beingtaken  17 ballots were counted for the  proposition and 9 against.  Moved by J. Kneller anduhily  and we .hope to read his very seconded that the voting on Uie  newjsy_ letter   more   frequently  hereafter.���������������������������Ed.)  MMWWAM  ZION CHURCH  Armstrong  Rev. \V. Stott, Minister  [Sunday School at 9.49 a.m. The  regular ^services will be conducted by the minister.  bON'I FORGET YOUR GARDEN tHIS YEAR  [1 have all kinds of tools and garden seads on Hand    V  [Rakes ;...;; ������������������1.10; to ������������������1.50  Garden Forks    ..-'. V. #1.75  [When buying don't your canvas  [���������������������������Hoes for Women, Children and  ��������������������������� ' Infants  [ Canada Food poard JMceYise No. 8-986  GUNBHAJ, *f������������������J|C!?4NT9  I Prick, Cemeni and CarpentryVJpet roe  (give yow no estimate "oo aoytWwg yow  j want boilt. Oood Ped~Prick always io  stock -   *  [Armstrong      ������������������;   V  fr G  ,   J^st yowr properties aiid Houses.  -Pncjprby  A batch of railway men arrived to-day (May 9) and lumber- is being hauled to use with  tents, etc., for a ,camp at R.  Sweet's place. Only to think,  that the long-lookcd-for' railway is actually started at last!  Seems almost too good'tg believe, after a person has waited  28 ycars for it! Rut wc feel  sure it will bc a vcrjr great boon  lo thc whole country it traverses, and, with the exception of  a few small rock-cuts here and  having to make thc large swing  back towards Kamloops "from  Ducks to make the rise of 1700  feel between Kamloops and Al-  1 ert Duck s place, which lies 17  miles east of Kamloops and 3  miles south of Ducks Station,  C.P.R.,. thc other dillicullies in  the way are comparatively  small.  We arc now having the mail  service running from Arm-^  stroiig ^Jlo Falkland and . return  on Tuesdays and Fridays, which  gives the mail carrier, IVIr. Fred  Harding, more time for Jys  other duties, as the mail is now  carried by motor instead of  horses for the summer months.  We are also having a stage  going through from Kamloops  to Vernon each���������������������������day, which picks  up-passengers, and also another  motor stage leaves Vernon i'or  Ka iii loops j- each day except  Sunday," carrying and picking  up passengers enroute:  Mr. J., C. McKenzie lias -discovered-a fine quartz TedgeV'ore  from" which assays $126 in"gold;  copper, etc., and only needs the  railway to - give_ the transportation facilities -which will-1 enable  him to make it "a"very profitable  mining proposition.    , . v  A meeting, of the ratepayers  of the Salmon Valley school  was held ������������������t Iheschool house on  Suturcjay,- May 3rd; to consider  purchasing a new school site.  As the secretary, Mri.' Sydney  Scott, was ahsent, Mr- A, J. ffey-  woo������������������l was appointed .secretary.  It was moveel hy Mr. ft. Mcpon-.  aid. seconded hy Thomas Mc-  Acbcnay, that Mr. J. Q'NeiUaJte  the cliair.    7  Moved hy Mr. freeze that the  business he proceeded with re*  new school site.        * -        ,  new school s ite be postponed  for three months to give the  soldiers now away a chance to  vote. The motion was earned,  21 in favor, 4 against; one bol-  lot spoilt. School Inspector  Anstey was present, being driven oul by Mr. Frel Hgirwood,  of Vernon. Messrs. Petrie and  Freeze were scrutineers.  X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X  X X  X       GRINDROD NOTES       x  X X  X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X  ��������������������������� Don't forget the free dance at  Grindrod on Friday.  -������������������-������������������-���������������������������������������������������������������������������������;  Mr. Dob Salt was a visitor  Vernon last week-end.  to  Mrs. Fred Folkard was in  Vernon on business last week. -  Mrs. H. Tomkinson visited  relatives, at Armstrong last  week. "  -.  '-Mr. Chas. Little, of Vernon,  was a visitor to Grindrod on  business this week.  Mrs.0 Mary Kile leaves this  week for Seattle, to live some  time, with friend's, there?  **  Seen at Grindrod on Monday,  for the first time since the war,  a real, genuine "Ro���������������������������a. real  dandy.     Wc   were   wondering  who let him loose.   - -   ,  ' ���������������������������-     -<��������������������������� - *" JJi i  Once .again thc mill .here1 is  running at its best. Mr. Tomkinson procured an "engine  from Armstrong -and after altering his -mill* a. little" he f man-  agccrtorget"it" tb~������������������iin~fihe. -; 1tV  The Northern Okanagan Farmers' Institute will' _hbld the  following competitions: Wheal,  Jl acre; mangles, f-4 acre, farm  garden, not less than J1000 sq.  yards. Cup ancl cash\prizes for  wheat; cup and cash prizes for  mangles; cash prizes for farm  garden, fifty cents entrance  fee to each competition:. Not  less Jhan live: entries to each  competition. Send entry to j.  Monk, Secretary; Grindrod. :  ;? X X X X X X X X X X X X X X  X x  X MARA NOTES x  x x  X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X  The Rev. Mr. Gretton held his  usual fortnightly service last  Sunday afternoon.  X ^  Mrs. Rogers and son returned  last  week from   Victoria,  and  Jack is now busy getting in Uic  spring crops.  x  Seeding is nearly finished and  lhe late st������������������ ady rains have furnished abundant moisture. The  fields are already tinged with  green.  Fred Dean and his sister, Mrs.  Collison, and family arc making  preparations lo move to Penticton, where Mr. Dean has obtained a position with the fruit  union for Ibc season.  Harry Blurton came down  from Vernon and left on lhc  evening train for Malakwa to  close up the season's trapping,  which he claims to have becn  very successful.  ������������������ X  John Cadden arrived homc a  short time ago, having partly  recovered from a crushed foot  received while working in the  Cf N. R. yards at Calgary last  winter, Mrs. Cadden and children having arrived some days  previously. It is their intention  to develop the old homestead.  XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX  GRAND VltW BEISCH;  XXXXXXXXX XXXXX XX X  . Mrs.   J.   Lidstone  arid., baby  came home from Enderby last  week.  x  -II1  Messers. Ra*$   and   Fletcher  metered to Salmon River School  on Sunday Mr- W. C.Ross took  the Service and gave* very  impressive address ph fellowship  with God"  MW������������������MI������������������W������������������0<MXMWM^M^^MMMWWM������������������������������������������������������^������������������M^wmi  Moderately J*r$ce4  AJen'a Cotton Merino, in shirts and drawers all sizes, 32 to 44. light  and yet' gtrongr,  per   garment,   price,   -.. |i.l5, suit $2.25  Mens Palbriggan Natural, all sizes, per garment    75c.  Combination underwear that combines quality and price  Men's Palbiggan Natural, all size*, per garment  $1,85.  Athletic W. C. & B- wfcite Nains-tok. garments     ,$1.50  |U5 to 1.30,  I  ' 3oy8*. Ralbriggan, natural sizes 20 to 32,    " . ..  according to size.  \Bdy^ cotton Jerrys in May trimmed, red, grey, trimmed cardinal,    ������������������  siie*j24-to;39. prices ." aoc'to 65c aceording to size.  Roy's shirt waists in plain and stripes, at 75c, 85c and $1.00.  Men's Cottona4e WorH Pants  A hard wearing pants. 5 pockets, dark,.8tripe, sizes 32 to 40.   Good  values at   ]    $2.25.  i  Jhe price should, but the wear will,   bring you back.  A. D. Renault & Co., Armstrong J  0)  ()'  I  Mr.. and Miss McShcrry, of  Enderby, are,' visiting relatives  here. V  -       '  " -    '.-   '      -    .W        " '.  - Miss, A. EVCarlson visited'her  sistcr:4ri_'Decp; Creek ^last Sunday."!"," - -,"      ' <���������������������������} --, fi'iirftflg  '   x   " ' V  .���������������������������: Lawson  Stroulger js  having  some ���������������������������slashing done "'oh"-'his'  new property (the1 old Maurice  Salt'place.);J(     -''���������������������������' -h  Wjm. Pailey^ is^ b������������������jcjc; pn, lii&  homestead again. ;ffi_s father js  with,him., l^ey are Jmsy building a. hew liouse, wjieu liis  father intends prjwging the  fjimUy.upi,. .-:.      ^  Hill's Store News  See our new.-printed violes in pretty  designs price .... 85c  a yard.    -Gingham plaid voiles   .price,,         SOc   a   jaid  Ruttercup voiles  price 35c a yard. ������������������  **  i  A full runge of Watson's spring needle���������������������������knit  underwear  a  lo-.vj3t pricas.    AUo a spacial line of children's hosiery.  New arrival of' panamas  ia  various  shapes  for   ladies and  children.  Ladies'panamas at '"..    1.75,2.25,2:50  Children's    "       *���������������������������  1.2Sandl.50  Still a few straw shapes.eft at   50c and 75c  In M lira's Stand  Aimstrong  Decay in teeth is caused by th c "fermentation of food lodged  between or upon the surfaces of-lhc teeth. ~���������������������������  ...  _ This .fermination is caused by bacteria, and in their growth  acids are formed wliich attack the.lime salts which compose  the'milk bf lhe tooth structure. "     -     "* *  A considerable cavity may he formed in the tooth before its  presence is made known by a toothache. Then the .dentist is  obliged to perform a long, dillicult and often painful operation.  Twice a year visits to. a dentist, having the, cavities filled  when small and^before the tooth is badly injured, saves much  in time, trouble and expense.    ' f/'  .DR. SUMNER    __..   .    . .  Bank of Hamilton Block  Armstrong  ><)���������������������������  >o<  WW  MM  1   '- -,'  9   Maclaohlan Hardware Co.  W ARMSTRONG, B;C.    ,. *  ' PHONE 47 \C  ^s *-"i* *��������������������������� ~* ���������������������������^  -    Congoleum Rugs  Assorted Designs.  v aiid Colors. / -v  H      "' -���������������������������       H  h Tmv www npjws x  x    ���������������������������  - *  XXXXXXXXXXXXXXX  ���������������������������il\\ss, Allen spent the week-end  with Mrs. B.Jfadow.  Mr. ff. ]E. Wtlpy has returned  from the coast cities.  Miss Margaret T>ondaneau and  Ml. 'Xhariesjy^ondancau   arc  %  3'ft. x~4Y | 2 VpricaV; ������������������1.75.  V,  3fV*   7'-'~G[   price \  2.7o,  jj :fi^ft, x7..   ',*9." :.price.-11.75.  *   7"l/| 2 k.   i-9;v'r;price 14.50,  W 9 ftrx"   10!1<? 2; price 20.00  > 9 ft, x    12-^V price 22.50  P^\^^r\%A^f  f������������������er scjuaVe ya.fdv f*nce 95c.  ��������������������������� '..vj  leaving this wceU for Vancouver  ^Jarly Closing  Wc the undersigned merchants of Ehdcrby, hereby agree  to close our respective places of  business at the hour of 9 o'clock  p.m. on each and every Saturday, in. each and every year,  commencing Saturday, May 17,  1919.  Teccc & Son',  E. B DiU  Enderby Supply Co.  S. ff- Speers  G. fi. Smedley  Geo. B. SJjarpe  Chas. Oppertshauscr  VV. J. Woods  Geo.  Radford  A. McPhcrson  For Sale or Trade   1 brude mare and colt. Would  Trade for a good Fresh Cow.  Apply N.   W.   Perry  Otter Lake Road.  For Sale  Single   driver,    weight   1250,  Lady can drive. Will take good  cow.  McLeod and Thornton.  $2 pays for the Commoner  and B. C.'s big agricultural  weekly for one year.  $8,50,   9,50 ; and   10-00  y  Garden Hose  50* foot   lengths,"' Complete'  :      /S9.06 and- 1-2.&Q; /  "   Garden Rake*,   o  50c, fl.007aiidsh4o:/7  Garden    Hoe* -^ r  ..- .ei.co,c.:.ai.d;vl.i.io   ';  /���������������������������."-. Garden Sfwdct, 7^-- .  .i.75^  and.    'b2.CQs7*:  Planet  Jk.   ff������������������nd<  ..    Cultivatipn V ;���������������������������..  ���������������������������--.��������������������������� .'8.50 and 12.50.^;.;\,  Screen   Poor* aj/'.  . V> |2.o0 to 3.00 ,f ;;-"  Screen Wmdowt  -"    ."adjtistable" - 30c   35c  V45c SOc andJOOo -  Screen W������������������r# c|oth  ?;;. -77 2i" to 42" wide     ,  S~S<A   Afc||  :>',C  , ���������������������������*  *~im- ,  '  j.  ~^>* .i?" -s*Y I  ���������������������������--��������������������������� V^V^vSiV  i-~S S^'--Sr:*$S\  ������������������������������������������������������    l     *- ': -"���������������������������'��������������������������� '.'A..  ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������-..;    \^\',^-a -^*i  /. .. >'-   j^>' ���������������������������S1'->f  S -'   "iV"    U'.'!Tizf-i  '��������������������������� '^.--.^ ~ ���������������������������'J-^S-A^fT.^X  ��������������������������� - 'V-_ -   X'-'-^i  :A\  -m  }  --j;:vv f������������������������������������ow  Co.  \7  i^- '-I  spf-f-voyn  _,_*  V\\ meet you at  keonarefs, I3iUiar4  Parlor to-night  WpQJU  - and f*\ fh*  We also wan I yewr   "o  ._. ff I Pfi  VtflNON, P. C. ,  Phone 341 P.O. Pox 217  Pef.   JJRoy a I Rai.k.   Vernon.  ���������������������������See.'  Friday, May 16lb.' 20c aiid 35c ^  OKANAGAN  COMMONER  THURSDAY, MAY" 15, 1|  ���������������������������*> c-  a  LAND REGISTRY ACT  (Section 24)     vT?  In the matter of an application for  duplicate   certificate   of  title No.  4522a   issued   to   Amelia   Becker,  covering Lot 1, Block 16, Map -108  Town of Armstrong, Lot 2, Block  1, Map 2, Ac-re Subdivision.     #   .  NOTICE i.s hereby given, that it is  my intention,  at   the  expiration  of  one monlh from the dule of the first  publication hereof to issue a duplicate certificate of title covering the  above lands lo  Amelia  Becker   unless   in   thc   meantime   I   shall   receive   valid    objection    thereto   in  "writing. ���������������������������   _     . ,.���������������������������  Dated at the Land Registry Office,  Kamloops.   B.C..   this   22nd   day   of  April, A. D. 19If).  1      '    ' C. U. DUNBAR,  District  Registrar.  Importance of Poultry  iv/a   know in Canada,   are  no'th-  C1TY OF ARMSTRONG  t_.  Dog Tax  NOTICE is hereby given that  that the dog taxes are now clue  and unless same are paid on or  before .May loth next, " proceedings will be taken, as provided  under Bv-law No. ]"0 of the City  of Armstrong. Daled this 23rd  day of April, l*U(.>.  ERNEST GROVES,  City Clerk.  NOTICE  Any person or persons dumping  tin cans or rubbish on any highway  allowance will be prosecuted to the  fcill extent of the law.  Bv order of Spallumcheen Council, Armstrong, B. C, April'22, 1919  90-3c    r- L.  -. FAHR, Clerk  CITY OF  ARMSTRONG  NOTICE  The citizens of Armstrong arc  earnesllv requested "to do their utmost to "clean up all their premises  nnd put some in a thorough sani'rary  condition before the warm weather  sets. in. ���������������������������.,,-,.,  ' The Health By-law of'the Cily.  -will have to be enforced unless the  above request i.s acted upon in good  faith by'everyonc.  ERNEST  GROVES.  City  Clerk.  CITY OF ARMSTRONG  TENDERS  SEALED TENDERS will be received up to noon, on Monday, May  12th ncxt, for-the rental cr the pas-  ���������������������������������������������nre in=thc "Wolfcndcn lots for. the  halance of the current year; about  1 '/>. acres,  fenced, watcr provided.  The highest, or any, tender not  necessarily accepted. -> "  ERNEST GROVES, City Clerk:  April 29th.. 1019.  V  $2 pays for the Commoner  "and B. Cs big agricultural  .-weekly for one year.  WATER ACT 1&14  Riparian Rights  Notice is hereby given that under  the provisions of Section 6 of the  Water Act 1914, every riparian proprietor claiming any right to divert  ���������������������������water or to the exclusive use oi  water for anv purpose by virtue  only of his being such riparian proprietor is required on or before the  1st dav of June, 1920, to liie a statement of claim setting, forth the par-  liculars of his claim. Such statements of claim shall bc filed in duplicate wilh lhe Watcr Recorder of  the Water District in which the  =,_\v-i! I e.ii=-b>=d i vert ed-or-iised.' _=.  After thc first day of June, 1920,  no right to divert water or to the  exclusive use of watcr for any purpose shall exist by virtue only of  any ownership of land.  Forms of statement of claim can  be obtained from the Water Recorders of the several Waler Districts  in thc Province or from the Comp-  Huildings,  Victoria,   B.C.  Daled at Victoria, B.C., this 11th  dav of March, 1919.  T. D. PA'ITULLO.  :fi6HJuIM3M!l������������������!.ll!i  lp  all   countries.   A.-k   r?r  our  I!fVl:JX-  rCU'ri AlJ\'I3KU,wliich will be-sent free.  MAJUON & MJitfllON.  The statement recently accredited to one of the Dominion's  most prominent poultry experts  to the effect that if everyone did  his duty in the matter of keeping  hens, Canada's war debt could  be speedily wiped out with the  revenue derived from this source,  has given to the humble fowl  new distinction as a national  asset. That it has already been  tried and tested in this capasity  with the best results is evidenced  in the case of Denmark and come  nearer home in Prince Edward  Island, where co-operative egg-  selling has become mere or less  of a fine art.  To explain  the origin ot  the  "egg-circles" which are opertmg  in different parts of Canada today, and which are the greatest  stimulus that poultry-keepers can  have, it is necessary  to  turn  to  the commercial  history of Denmark.   It was between 1865 and  JJLS70 that Denmark opened up an  egg export trade with Engknd.  Alter a   time it   was found that  the farmers were  holding back  eggs so as to  receive the higher  prices that prevailed  in a falling  off in the quality of the eggs and  a corresponding decline in trade.  Some far-sighed men, seeing how  fatal the tendency  was,   formed  societies for the  collecting   and  selling of the   eggs,   so stamped  and   numbered as to   show from  whom they came. This was. really  the nucleus of co-operative movement in the handling   of   eggs,,  and it resulted in the restoration  and growth of Denmark's trade  with Great .Britain.   Indeed, the  vearly average  went up from 95  ton in 1895 to 4,661 in 1912. Prior  to the formation of these societies  France had tbe bulk of Britain's  egg trade,    but by failing to espouse the co-operative system, the  trade was dwindled.  The co-operative egg circles, as  ing more or less than associations  organized among farmers for the  purpose of marketing egg frequently and regulary through a  common medium, the object  being to maintain the quality of  eggs as they leave the farm and  to place them in the hands of the  consumer in good condition and  with dispatch.  It is estimate that before the  adoption of the' co-operative  system, Canadians lost between  five and six million dollars annually as a result of carelessness  in the handling and marketing of  eggs. This condition no longer  exists, however, and where  circles are in opertion farmers  are consistently making money on  their hens. Prince Edward Island  with it few thousand inhabitants,  has perfect the system and sets  the pace for the whole Dominion  with it egg circles. Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia, and Alberta  have been progressive in this  direction, but for various reasons  little enthusiasm" has been shown  for poultry raising in the other  provinces.  the best chamois. It is only a  question of time, the report states  when these vast herds will con-  situte a valuable asset to the  Dominion.  "The only difficulty in the way  of the utilization of these animals  to-day," the report continues, "is  one of transportation. After full  investigation, it was felt that  whiie, undonbedly, caribou meat  could be brought out now at fairly reasonable prices, the meat  situation in the Dominion was  scarcely such as called for immediate action. The caribou today constitute a great meat reserve for the country."  Too Much Voice  Plenty of Caribou Meat  The Dominion Parks Branch of  the Department of the Interior  has made a very extensive investigation as to the. possibility of  utilizing vast herds of barren-  land caribou to supplement the  meat supply of the- Dominion,  according to the report of the  Commissioner of Dominion Parks  J.B. Harkin, .in the annual report of the Department of the  Interior for the last fiscal year,  which has just been issued.    * m  As stated in the report, it is  estimated that there are at least  2,000,000 to 3,000,000 caribou in  the north. As a' food, caribou  meat is of-a first^ class quality.  The hide when tanned is equal to  Bowler admired his wife immensely, and incidentally his  wife's singing. At a party, when  Mrs. Bower was asked to sing  "There is a Garden in my Face,"  the husband glowed with pride.  It didn't matter, though she  had a face like that of a hippopotamus and a voice like an elephant.  He sat beaming as she sang.  When about half way through  he whisperd to his neighbor:  "Doun't you think my wife's  got a fine voice?"  "What?" said his neighbor,  who was a bit deaf.  "Don't you think my wife has  a fine voice?"'  "What?"  "Don't you think my wife has  got a fine voice?" roared Bawler  ' 'Sorry said the other, shaking  his head. "That awful woman  over there is making such a  frightful row I can't hear a word  you say."  '  Egg's from high class bred-to-lay  WHITE LEGHORNS  Heavy layers of large white eggs.  $1.50 per setting.of 15 eggs; by mail  $1.75.    G. H.,SMEDLEY, ENDERBY  Make The  Soldier Welcome  A- npHIS   is   an   important  hour, fqr Canada..   The  J-.'   nation is! entering on a new era.    It is passing  from war to peace. ;:Cet us start this new era right.  There, are thousands of soldiers returning from over-,  "seas.    The Government is doing all in Us power to  get these men back to civil life. .  ��������������������������� ��������������������������� "  '  Y      Jt Js giving a War Service Gratuity���������������������������-more than  any other nation���������������������������:to keep trie  soldier going  till he  gets a job. - ,  It gives him a pension���������������������������where; {lis usefulness is  impaired by his service.  It teaches  a man'a  new  trade  when his  service  . unfits him for his former trade.  -   :   '      ^ ^  It gives- hint free medical treatment when illness recurs, and supplies free artificial limbs an4  surgical appliances.  ���������������������������}       It  is   bringing   back   to  Canada at  the   public  expense the soldiers' dependents now overseas.  '*. J3ut the Government, however willing, cannot provide  the personal touch needed-in  this work of , repatriation.  Tliat must bc given by thc  people themselves.  Tlie men who went from  these parts to fight in Flanders deserve a real welcome  homc���������������������������the best wc can give.  i      In most towns commiltces  of citizens have already been  organized to meet thc soldiers  . and their dependents at thc  -station, to provide hot meals,  supply    automobiles,    .afford.  temporary  accommodation  when necessary.  Jn addition, many other  towns arc organizing social  gatherings tb give public welcome to returned men after  they have been home a  few    days.  After he has restecj, the  soldier must be provided with  .an opportunity for employment. In towns of 10,000  population, Public Employment Offices have been established to Jiclp soldiers, as well  as war-workers, sccurc good  jobs quickly. Where these  exist, citizens should co-operate. Where they do not exist,  the citizens themselves should  help put the soldier in touch  with employment.  *  *  *  The fighting job is done. It  has cost many a heart-burning: But it has been well-  done. The least we can do  is to show our appreciation  in no uncertain manner.  Pon't let the welcome die  away with the cheers.  The Repatriation  Committee  OTTAWA  One YearAgi  WE. BEGAN ADVEBTISING . THE FACT  that we were- selling at CATALOGUE PRICES.  So successful has this become that we arc now  doing THREE TIMES THE BUSINESS, and still  growing.  THE REASONS-  LITTLE EXPENSE  SMALL PROFITS  BIG BUSINESS  Manufacturing Jeweler VERNON, B.C.  "CREAM*  60 cents per lb.  Butter Fat, at any shipping poinj  in the Okanagan Valley.  A Farmers* Company.       Financially  sound.     . Payment]  for Cream made monthly/  Deliver can to the Railway Company for dispatch  Kelowna  Creamery, M41  Empty cans promptly returned.  o  o  ' Do You Want Somethin  8  iV  v  i  1  and cannot get it in town, write,wire or phone to./  The  gait  Vernon  S S,  >Ve pay,, express-to"Armstrong" and EnderbyV"VV  Agents, for Northern  Electric  Farhi  Lighting  Plants.    7  mcv\--^i^Z  Photo by O.utIo * Ceotwl, UbW*  MARSHAL 0AUNPER9  ���������������������������^be popular Canadian Author.  If the temperature of an author's popularity can<;be measured hy the]  mometer of sales, then surely the most popular writer in Canada is Miss Ml  Kdere, whose "&autifurJoe" has wid 400.000. copies, and been trail  into Swedish, German and Japanese. ���������������������������...������������������.������������������      j ���������������������������       J  At her grandfather's bouse in Milton, Nova Scotia, Miss Saunders waj  in 18G1, the daughter of a clergyman, and a descendant of the John Aldel  mortalized in ..verse by Longfellow., Her early days were spent in the beJ  land of Evangeline where the very air seems redolent of romance and historic J  ories. When she was six the family moved to Halifax, and there .shejreceivj  foundation of her education in pnvate and public schools until fifteen, wM  was sent to a boarding school in Scotland ao<f thence to France to put some 1  ing touches to her education. ,.     .    . ." ,    ..       - . .. _  . On her return to Nova Scotia she taught school for a time and then t  into literature. Her first short story brought forty dollars, but she soon H  that real success could not be plucked like a rose in a garden; she must pay tbj  in years of observation, study, training and practice.. She spent several y^  foreign travel, as a post-graduate course in experience, and then returned  Scotia, ready for the serious work of her life. ,���������������������������.,.-. . j  In 1894 tbe American Humane Educational Society offered a prue ol  for the best story illustrating kindness to dumb animals. Miss Saunders detert  to compete for it. She spent six months in writing a story the backgroj  which was largely autobiographic and the spirit pervading it her own intend  for animus t^e silent appfafof^heirJbelplessncss finding< evera W>thj*l  in her heart. The committee of award in giving the P"*ef.to. b������������������ *������������������&JJfJ  Joe," said: "the author has genius, heart and insight Jt is an admirably  and should have an immense sale and become a standard lor al UDrancsj  yet this sweet, sympathetic study of dog life, despite its--���������������������������P*^a_5���������������������������3l  went begging among the publishers for six months before .-itwas ���������������������������cept*dl  Saundere having availed herself of the privilege of forfeiting the pnae monc|  retaining her manuscript. ���������������������������*"���������������������������    '���������������������������������������������������������������������������������.'���������������������������'���������������������������     ;-*���������������������������������������������������������������������������������     ���������������������������*_���������������������������������������������.  When published, it gave her a place in the very front rank of writers oi i  stories. Her "Tilda Jane," a simple, natural, pathetic yet humorous story J  a new character to the charming literature of childhood. In her ambitious i  "Rose - Charlitte," she gives a delightful portrayal of the life of the AcadiJ  the historic country around St. Mary's Bay, a realm of ldylhfr romance, W  trials and sorrows seemed to sanctify and purify the people to higher thinl  En:������������������r.d according ta Act of ti������������������ raritaaesj ������������������t Oaadyta tfcc J'.;: 'A..,'}V." C.������������������4-..'l������������������. mZ2,~~mlir.^* I THURSDAY, MAY 15, 1919  OKANAGAN   COMMONER  BAKING  POWDIB  MAGIC  BAKING  POWDER  contains no alum  hade in Canada"  A GREAT comfort in the heat  of summer! No hot range  to bother with���������������������������no shaking down  ���������������������������no ashei to carry out. No  wicks to clean. And remember,  no fuel is cheaper than kero:ene.  \) Patrons never tire of those  iunday dinners at the King-Edward, Endeiby's popular hotel.  W hen housecleaii ing  >o not burn but sell  ^ur worn out cloth-  frig:, ragr, rubber, copier, brass,  lead, etc.  You Can Get the Cash  I'or the above delivered at  b. Tedford,  Knderby,  |ttope    Bros.,     Armstrong-, or  [j. V. SAUDER CO.  tborner Schubert St. arid Railway  Ave^ -'  5ox 217 Phone 341  VERNON, B. C  McClary's Florence Automatic -  with a McClary's Success oven  is the finest baking outfit you  could use. |  Have a cool kitchen this summer.  CaU a^id see the McClary's Florence Automatic  in actual operation.  Sold By Maclachlan Hdw. Co  Clary?  ESTABLISHED     1872,  A1MK OF HAMILTON  Every farmer should make a real business of  his farming." .The breeding of live stock means  money in his pocket. There is a steady demand,  with high prices, and the export requirements  will keep these prices up. The Bank of Hamilton  is prepared to' make, loans to those who mean  business. ' '��������������������������������������������������������������������������������� *''.%l^2  ARMSTRONG BRANCH  W. SMITH  GERMANY GETS PEACE CONDITIONS  Lfhe   Arro������������������tr<wf   &<*>*    s*������������������^  ":-      pppo������������������it* Opera Hoiwes  :^1Kr?>4H3|i3^'pf repairing 4������������������***  7q,;f.#. J4cense No. 9-3409 J  The peace conditions of the Allies were delivered to'the Gcrman delegates the past week. Thc  opinion of" no two commentators is the same on  these conditions. Somc characterize them good,  others bad; but all admit that they strip Germany  naked, and then, as the London News puts it,  after stripping the nation naked, they ask her to  turn out her pockets. These differences of opinion are doubtless because of the varied interest^  involved. There is bitterness on;the part of Italy,  also of China, ahd of France. France claims to  bc ruined by the peace, for it leaves her to shoulder the, load of her war debt of three hundred  billion dollars. However, as Dr. Dillon puts it:  "Three members of thc secret council are alleged"  to be coining around to the opinion that .their labors will be wholly vain unless Germany can soon  be brought inlo the League of Nations r that her  co-operation will make the difference between thc  success and the failure of the scheme and that  whenever feasible, without impairing tlie ^Allies-  interests, this circumstance should be borne in  mind and everything savoring^ of a vindictive  spirit be excluded. Thedelegates are firmly convinced Germany will spoil Russia unless she can  bc pressed into thc folds of the League of Nations  anil .Russia's fate, being-a cardinal .point of the  Allies' policy, every effort is being made" to bring  Germany within the Leauge.'V /*"-   "     V    V, ..  This would seem to.be rthe desire of the^Geiv,  man leaders themselves���������������������������that they be-allowed'to  become part of the League'of Nations, and as  .i'member, make such reparations as; have-been  demanded by-the'"victors.-r-In accepting the-coiH  ditions of-'.peace, the spokesman .biVthe - German  delegates, said ijn Uusvcorinection:i"The;suhhme  thought to bedcrived from thq most terrible disaster in thc history of mankind is the League ot  Nations. Thc greatest progicss in the development of mankind has bcen pronounced and will  make its way. Only if the gates of the League ot  Nations are thrown open to all who are ot goodwill, can the aim be attained and only then the  dead of this war-will not have died in vain. The  German people in their hearts arc, ready to take  upon themselves their heavy lot if the bases of  peace which-have been established arc not any  /more shaken." ^     C  The Vancouver' Province says a hasty reading  of the geographical;terms dictated to Qermany  may lead the reader to suppose that the nation is  almost wiped off the map. The column or so, of  renunciations which Germany is ordered to make  looks like nationaUeffacement. Outside of Europe  it is so. But within Europe Germany is left with  all the territory occupied mainly by Germans.  Alsace and Lorraine are to be given, up,_but if the  inhabitants of- these provinces are both French  and German there is no doubt that they prefer to  .be-French,?and have so preferred during their. 48  years under the German flag. 'The greatest surrender of territory is to the Poles, who have been  German subjects" by conquest"and now demand  independence. Af Danzic there .is a compromise  arid there the. population is ^divided. If-Germany  has to'niake. some/surrender* to "the Bohemian  state the sairierule holds. So it. does To the-fractions*1 which she may give up; to Denmark and Belgium. ,/the^Saat Valley is ^peopled by Germans  and"theyniitieworkers,- are-noi; tfrencHr^But ;ihis_  is" not a4erritorial vaward.v It is simply "a repara-  tidh~.iri kind for,'the" destruction, by the. Germans  of the-French mines'."-, It,does riotappear yet; that'  therejs any intention to make the dwellers in this  regio^t French subjects.?..        '-V ,,    '_ .   "'/'-\'���������������������������  |.\J* v ' . s \  '   -5  . i    i  .  4f yoa l**ven,t trie4 onr hum*  nnd, bacon yow fr������������������ve   wot hM  > tbefre*t.  Qoo. R. Sharp*  Wholesale and fletaij Bwtefier  Enderby    >  iMw gaiugb  p. C. fcEAB-Y, "Proprietor  , FORD DEALER  iJRcpairs to all makes ofcars.    Pnone 22  ARMSTRONG, B C-  |K  It Goes to The Home  Our paper.goss to the home  and Is read and welcomed there.  If you wish to reach the house*  wife, the real arbiter of domestic  destinies, you can do so through  our paper and our Classified  Want Ads. form an interesting  and well-read portion of IL  "Save-the svtr/*?e m4  *l(ou cnle it to your m r  Wn community to \VhICtl POUSO D.P|l?if|^$  keep.yojir home in // VftMr   Rl0Ck?  perfect condition ' '"     r            -   -     ���������������������������  Co         . QOMEWHERS in  "Every  ratnf I* a *���������������������������* VJ community" is a house which  preservative always smiles at you.    It is always  '                           TA a little morc cheerful looking than  '*aaa=^���������������������������           ���������������������������^^ the others, brighter, better kept,  ��������������������������� and���������������������������well painted.  Inside that house lives a good citizen and a good neighbor.  Hi3  House is so inviting that it is like a hand stretched out to you:  You.are bound to fetl glad that its ownor lives near you.  ���������������������������*cr������������������T/������������������w ieu*   70%T*ur������������������Wiltettif  C������������������Pl\ji<������������������jn (Oi.nJr.nT������������������ C.num. B B)  - -sss*s%  - *"^������������������.J ~ v >* _** \, *"-������������������-��������������������������� "^l  "\ *^ ''\~T'^'''7l','t   i**li  "*   J= .���������������������������j-***1 <���������������������������**/*���������������������������. -X-"*-* ~  *      ''Mj-iA  A. "t ������������������        _\   ~- t    ____\S S H       ,     .      ^ 3.* V "ft.    <��������������������������� -    .     r-   -__B. i    J    *.   J    - " r-rP.*"}  : sr",^  ' '...3.-  '-^^7  C     I  I.  ...........  -,-  mj&fT^^^^  10G% Pur* Paint  Somewhere else in "Every-community" stands another house.  Its owner has become discouraged.    He has quit trying.    He has .  lost his ambition and gradually has accepted his fate as a down-and-  outer.  Youknowthatthisisso, because his house says so. Itisdiirjy,  ^beginning tocrackandsag, and is unpainted.  Its owner is not a good citizen. He has not done his share. His  house stands out like a "sorethumb." It robs a whole neighborhood  of'legitimate real estate value. Buyers of new houses avoid its  neighborhood.  ffE^&ESSM&AM^ENPERSQN  fulton Hardware Corrpany, Ltd., ffi  knderby  ���������������������������-'"   Cftre:af harness  - Jt stands every farmei* mgoo4  stea<H6 use all rthe care ^e can  with his ^bwnes .: Not-only is  leather exceedingly high in price  but it is mighty Jwr4:t*o get.  - ���������������������������  .' The usual job of oiling a harnesses one  that is, cjretuileq;. ~ f  bave read so. many times about  bow to take the harness all apart  and unbuckle every strap then  ,wash in luke-warm  water and  soap and keep, in a.warm' place,  and with a-cloth ..saturated with  the oil go   carefully over every  piece. All this is right, but how  many farmers who   are; using  a harness practically. every day  in the year have the time or the.  notion to do, that sort of job.  _ My-plaiEis to-take a.harness.-at  a time and clean off the mud  and sweat the best you can, take  the straps out "of their keepers  and go at it with aN good oil with  blackening in it.   ��������������������������� -.  -Instead of the cloth soaked in  oil I take a two-inch brush and a  saucer or small pan and apply it  that way. It is quicker, gets into  the  cracks .much "better,    and  keeps your  hands  clean   while  you work. Then,   if there is time  take another harness and do the  same.. Hang the collar and bridle  separate, and the rest of the harness over a rope that" is adjusted  to   suit,   your   height.    After a  few hours go 'over   the job and  wipe off the excess oil and apply  more where it shows need.  If you have time and want the  harness to iook ^better all  around, get a small can of enamel, and go over the metal  parts. It dries in a few hours,  and then the entire harness  looks, fresh and "new.  "*  No. 4 Ceiling, Flooring a"n4 iSiding- .....,., 4 ,  ,^.     , 1T)  ~/:-7.:a:. ..*.-. ..,.^.v:^.:V518.0fl,perjhonsaH\ .;.^.;/-;v^i SSv//*g  7S No>2 pimension, 2x4 and-2x6-..".. .".'.:��������������������������������������������������������������������������������� ;...-..\~~,~ s'-  r*Sir V'"H-Sss  ;. .."7:7s.../... :-7. V. .\'. 7,',. .;.������������������t8.00.per thousand > ^��������������������������� '/\S ; '-\/ih?%  planing lV|iH Wood ���������������������������;��������������������������� ��������������������������� ���������������������������;��������������������������� ��������������������������� ��������������������������� ���������������������������"��������������������������� ��������������������������� ��������������������������� v��������������������������� ��������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������ ���������������������������;������������������������������������������������������"���������������������������2.50, ^  ;  16-inch slab green wood..:���������������������������,....*".?���������������������������-��������������������������� ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������� ��������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������ ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������� ��������������������������� %%-^7-,-s-~'  ~7s i- ���������������������������* r ������������������������������������������������������������������������  OJCANAGAN SAW;W\ fig,'Mfwww.  Canada-Imported over ~$4Q6,OQQ.OjOQ,worths  goocis or .products from tb^ United States last  A   year.   Apd Canada's1 popidationis only eight mil-  v "iiops, ancl.yct tbey do.Jteirus- that wc have no  market t'pr what,we produce;- ?    , -"��������������������������� ���������������������������", V--  -    -.    '      T^Sl  I  >. -r~-'iim  A^'.^i'^t  ��������������������������� \������������������1  It is important to pick vegetables at the right time. If picked  while the sun .is at its height,  they are more or less wilted.  and do not keep so well:- This  does not apply to beans. They  should not be handled while wet  or they will rust.       - ���������������������������  o " \.  Sawvcr's home-made candies  win and hold friends.  Armah" n-������������������ Irv seme.  When in  "OKANAGAN COMMONER  tt  ���������������������������AND-  ft  "FARM  ' JBrilish Columbia's Leading ;l7ariri-Journal  FOR ONE COMPETE YEAR I OR $2.00  Equal opportunity for New or  Old Subscribers, providing you  send  in   your  order  within   60     '  days.  Write your name here .....'. ..' %. ..���������������������������������������������������������������������������������-   Pin your Money order , Express  Order or cheque here and  get  Okanagan Commoner and  Farm 5 Home for $2 OKANAGAN   COMMONEK  THURSDAY, MAY 15, 181  ss������������������)!i*-  \  ���������������������������Ci  \  I  CLASSIFIED ADVTS.  2c a  word   fit st insertion; lc a word  thercaitcr.    25c minimum  HEROES ALL AROUND  WANTED���������������������������Customers     for     milk.  Mrs. J. Gardner, Enderby      93-lc  STRAYE-B Onto my place, Saturday, May 3rd, an iron-grey filly,  about 3 years old; branded "J"  below right hip. Will be sold  June 16th to cover "expenses if  not claimed. A. W. Hunter, Armstrong. 93-4c  FOR SALE���������������������������Little pigs (Berkshire  Doric, Jersey cross) ; ready to  take away last week in May. W.  R.  F.  Collis,  Lansdowne."     93-tf  FOR SALE���������������������������One ton of alfalfa hay  H. Hawkins, Armstrong        93-lc  BABY TURKEYS���������������������������50c each from  large, pure-bred, healthy Mam-  :->-1h Bronze stock. Quick growers: very hardy. Plymoth Rock  mothers' if required, ������������������2 each.  Maw & Sons, Armstrong, phone  3009. 93-tf  LOST���������������������������Small black coin purse,  containing change; either on  .street or in stores. Valuable as  keepsake. Mrs. D. G. Crozier,  Armstrong, 93-lc  FOR   SALE���������������������������A   good   work   mare;  quiet;   10-vears-old;   weight   1400  Apply. J. Teward, Armstrong. 93  Presbyterian   FOR SALE���������������������������Second-hand Buggy,  two walking plows and one section- harrow.      ^2  WANTED TO PURCHASE���������������������������A driv-  ing pony. W. Huffman, En-  ricrby.         91-lp-  FOR "SERVICE���������������������������Registered   Jersey  Bull  (one of the large kind), fee  - .$3.00    at    first   service.      V.   W.Collin.  Enderby 32-4 p  FOR SERVICE���������������������������Holstein-Freisian  bull. Fee. S3;'Turner & Donald-  son,   Enderby  C0-3p  FOR SALE OR TRADE���������������������������My equity  in well-improved (Alberta) quarter section, near town. H.(>oss,  Enderby. t0-3p  FOR     EXCHANGE ��������������������������� Clear    title;  modern  residence in Vancouver;  ���������������������������-.value.'$5,000;   for   farm   land   in  "Armstrong   or   Enderby   district.  W.   E.   Biggs.   Armstrong.       92-tf  FOR SALE���������������������������Snug borne in city;  nicely .situated; 7-room house;  about 1% acrcs-of land. Apply,  R. H. Davis, Armstrong.      90-4c  All the boys liked Donald. He  was strong and handsome and  as sunny as a June day. So when  he came into the school yard and  gave wee Luig-i a push slnd a  shove all the boys gathered  around in a circle.  "Luigi hasn't any right to  wear a flag," exclaimed Donald;  "he's a foreigner."  Luigi stood very still. He covered the little flag with his  small bro.wh hand. "This is my  flag too," he said, in his soft,  slow voice. ���������������������������       ������������������  But Donald was the leader of  the boys arid: they all shouted:  "No, no; you're just a Dago."^  Then the bell jangled and  jingled, and the boys filed into  school. An hour later the doctor  came. He whispered to the first-  grade teacher:  She stood in front of the children and said: "Now you must be  good and obey Doctor Forbes."  The doctor knew Donald.  "Come out here, Donald," he  said pleasantly. "Im going to  vaccinate you."  But Donald whimpered and  hid his head on his desk.  ' 'I though you were a true-blue  American," said the doctor.  "Well, who i- brave enough������������������ to  come?"  Somebody stirred in the very  back sent and stood up. The  children turned to see who it  was. Luigi.came down the aisle.  He bared his arm and let the  doctor scratch it without a murmur. He smiled as the doctor covered it up,. and the other children and the teacher clapped for  hiS plUCk.    .   ���������������������������;; ;  Donald was second. His cheeks  were red and he hung his head,  because he let Luigi have his  chance to be brave.  After that all the children  were brave and quiet. At recess  Donald rushed up to Luigi.  "You're.the best American in  our room," he said stoutly, "and  you have, the. right to wear our  flag because its yours, too."  Luigi's great black eyes sparkled and Jhis .cheek grew "red.  'Thank   you,"-he  said.   "Lets  'OLD BILL"  Meet trie at tlie  Avalon Theatre  Armstrong  Empire   Day  IN  Cipt.     Bruce    Baimsfatber's  "TheBetterW  8 Big Reels  Matinee at 2.45 _  Evening at 8.30  SUNSHINE SERMONS  j   Cheerful Guidance to a Happier. Healfhirr Ufa  By the Ph-Uoeopbe-r-Moraiciaa  GEORGE F. BUTLER, A. M., M. D.  ADMISSION:-  Children   Adults   35c  75c  Patrons never tire of. those  Sunday dinners at the King Edward, Endeiby's popular hotel.  Many a man falls because ha  has not backbone, enough to get  eut  of  the   rut,   ho   hasnt  the  courage  to   break  new  ground,  or to work, at anything whatsoever with the stimulus of hope  only.    He must be bolstered up  by certainty, supported by   the  walls of his groove,' else he can  do   nothing;   and   If  he  cannot  get Into his friendly rut, he lets  himself  drift   Into    destruction.  The man who dares not travel  at right angles to the rut, who.  dares  not follow hie own Independent Judgment, le a mere ole*  ment of a human being, and Is  borne about   the   world an Insignificant    cipher,    unless    he  desperately fastens by accidental    cohesion    to    some    other  floating and supplementary elements, with which he may form  ��������������������������� speeles of corporation resembling a  man.    Dare to be different; dare to take a decisive  step, to carry out   your   plana  and Ideas yourself.    Fight your  own battles, make a new road If  necessary.     Ask   no   favors   of  anyone and you will succeed   a  thousand times better than on*  who atlcka In the   old    beaten  path and who    la   alwaya    be-  eeeohlng some one's    Influence  and    patronage.   The time has  tons by when success can be  gained by a   too ' conventional  and timid man. Arent you tired  of the rut, tired of walking In  fit**, as convicts walk together  In    stripes f   Cultivate   enough  Individuality to refuse    to    bs  tew**) up In th* universal patch*  -work.   Th* onward ' sweep of  prefrtt*  In  this sg* has prepared th*, way for non-eonform-  Ists. . Why not got Into llnsf  - il  (Ca������������������*f1������������������bt, mo. by W. O. Chapman,)  a  SUMMER PASTURAGE���������������������������Low rates  for stock. J. H. Christie, Hull-  car. I 91-Gc  WANTED ��������������������������� Quici horse, suitable  for woman to drive. Write C: T.  McMartin. Armstrong. .     91-3c  PLANTS . FOR SALE���������������������������Early cabbage, "Copenhagen Market" and  ".Tersev Wakefield." at 75c per  100;  cauliflower.  "Rest, Early" at  ' SI per ,100. Apply, Fairfield  TSnnc.h,   Armstrong. ��������������������������� 90-tf  FOR SALE���������������������������Pathe Phonograph,  fine c.i'.'ir.r! in fumed r|ii.irter cat  oak, splendid tone, plays Victor,  Pathe. or Edison records. Machine good as new, 8 Pathe and.  "JO Edison records. r Apply J. L.  teritton. Arm'strong.      ���������������������������     88-tfc  BARRED ROCK HATCHING EGGS  On  and after May 5th,-prices of  all   e-?gs   reduced   onc-h:'.lf,   except  %2 pen. which will be $1.50.    Some  jine breeding stock  for sale at  re  Sliced   prices.       H.  A.  ALLISON,  Armstrong.  FOR���������������������������RENT���������������������������Stepney- Siding  Hay  Farm,   55 acres   fenced,  >"  .good bay barn,   railway siding  - on property,   Apply.    R.    M.  - Winslow,   Box- 207, Vernon.  FOR���������������������������RENT���������������������������Rooms in Brick  Block, for particulars apply  Mrs. Simihgton.   Room,.   14.  FOR SALE���������������������������Restored yearling  *i=^S"'nl^rtlrorn*^Bullr==^A=pply-=to--=-.Jr  LMiillips, Armstrong- *������������������> 1 -tf"  I PAY CASH for POULTKY  and EGGS  Shipments solicited whether  !{;irgo or small. Remittance  ���������������������������made on day oi* receipt of goods  ���������������������������ul prevailing-market prices.  ���������������������������A   F   ������������������AOF Arm=tron<r. B C  play wJe'er a regiment of wounded soldiers, because we've all got  bandages .on our arms."  So up ancLdown and all around i  Luigi and Donald marched and \  the other  little  soldiers  fell in  behind them.  Ought to be Wrecked  An exchange tells about Jones,  mad on the pictures: Jones  went;ever:y:night. One evening  he ran, against,, a friend, who  asked him where, he was bound.  "Pictures, old boy," said Jones  "Why not have a change and  try the music hall tonight with  me?"; :   ���������������������������    .  ��������������������������� >      -  ���������������������������    ���������������������������  ' 'No thanks, old chap, must go  to the- -pictures;; f go every  night.". '.V- V  "Some attraction there?"  "Well*,. it's giving away a  secret* but you see," said Jones,  "there's a. .topping film on: two  lovely girls disrobing by the side  of a river prior to having a dip,  and just as' .their last bits of  muslin ar.e;being removed a train  dashes by in front of them, but  the train is sure to be wrecked  onetime."-  - ���������������������������.  .--.���������������������������-Pea Soup  The congressman for a wetem  state had, received some eight or  tgn applications for peaseeqfrom  "some" SonstituleMsT^^ahd^when"  more came he wrote: "I am  sending. you the seeds, but in  heaven's name"what are you doing with so much pea seed? Are  vou planting the "whole state  with peas?" "No" the answer  come back, "We are not planting them; wcare using them for  soup."    j       ft  rzzrsoo     )  ! \G ARAGE \  -Agency for McLaughlin. Chc.y-  "lefc and N.I. ax we 11 Cars. Little It ian t  and Chevrolet, trucks. We also  handle .1. T. Case and Avery tractors. A. full line of motor accessories and tires nl\v;i\s in stock.  OKANAGAN GARAGE  Phons 77.  Armstrong  Spring Clothing  for Men and Poys  We can give you definite rc-  sulls and save you dollars il' you  will inspect-our. stock of spring  clothing for Men and Boys. Our  goods,.are standard make, and  our prices .\yill convince you that  it is 'to'Vo'iirinlerest to buy now.  Suits, ��������������������������� Underwear,. Shirts, Hats,  Caps, Boots and Shoes, at reasonable Jpriccs.  The OkanagM Automobile Club and  Good Roads Association  WHAT IT STANDS FOR  *���������������������������        ��������������������������� ��������������������������� ���������������������������    - ������������������������������������������������������    -      ���������������������������'-'���������������������������--...       ���������������������������-."*  The OKANAGAN AUTOMOfclLE CLUB AND ��������������������������� ,s  GOOD ROADS ASSOCIATION as an organization is interested in the matter of good roads, ferry- transportation, elimination bf danger points, and sound legislation for the motoring public, and/this is a question  which should commend itself to .every,owner of or ,  driver of an automobile;.'as without same.automobile  touring HvouId not hold 4he? plea-store Jit undoubtedly,  does to the man who operates the universal (which is  ^ "the best" name   the   serviceable   I'ord   can-be classed -  > under)',or the heavy touring car. /: >���������������������������; .     ������������������������������������������������������'������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  / "The Okanagan?, Automobile Club is always willing to^.  '  co-6perate  with "anv   organization Vfor  the   advance-r.  ,   ment of its  objects and  has  no  fear of competition  from anv other organization.   .Its emblem will he rec-  ognizedibv all similar, clttbs at. tlicv Coast and Inland,  and the display of same always.entitles the owner to  "everv courtesv which can be extended, and in this re-  , , spect it is warmly reciprocated, visiting members ot  J    J\ other clubs receiving similar courtesies from ofticiajs :.; ,:  '77 'and members of'the Club: ���������������������������  '     A.    V . .V        '  .   Any person of either sex, especially those driving a  .---���������������������������---.car for personal-businessor pleasurerwilljng tq abide..,, .  by the laws and. .regulations governing motor traffic, is  eligible for membership, and whilst deriving benefit  V himself from his  own  effoHs, he, is also benefitting., /'.  ,.   those who are associated with bim, wbicb is a matter  of satisfaction to the majority of men, .whereas, Jhe  motorist   who   fails   lo  join   an  association which is    a  working for his benefit, but accepts all improved conditions as a  matter, of  course,  is   theS first  to resent  being told in simple language that this is so, nevertheless. ...  The Club dues are very inconsiderable and well  _within the reach of_any person _driving an automobile.  Full particulars can be-obtained upon appucatiqn to  the directors or to the Secretary, ?. O. Box 26/, Vernon,, and in lhc interests of automobiling in this Pro-  . vince everv Okanagan motorist not already a member  is urged to align himself at once with the Association,  which proposes-to do much good work.  BIG SACRIFICE SA1E Of  RESIDENTIAL LOTS  Lots   Originally Sold and Offered  For Sale at $200 to $250  ,.'-.-���������������������������.      rJ- *���������������������������,.       *��������������������������� > ' - \  Now Only Fifty Dollars and Down  Right in line of Bigr Railway  Development. Now is the  time to invest. There will  never be but one crop of  real estate.   Think it over.  WE    GIVE    REASONABLE   TERMS.  Armstrong-Okanagan Land  Company,  SAGE & KEITH SALES AGENTS  >   WMMWWWMWMMMAAMMMMMMM^MMMAWMMkl  Wc carry a complete line of mPrat's. Chick  Remedies and Animal Regulators'.  Bran, Shorts, Feed, Flour,' Etc., full line, now,  in stock. ' ���������������������������  tttCt&SON  t.   '^i;-..  ���������������������������    *  mm  cup of Coffee  an4 comedo  US wt>eu you  want either.  See our Warm {[  Weaker I  CiotW^gifyou &  want tfre ^sst  "**  - :\1  B*-fl������������������JBLW4J  Men's Wear Gracwlw "fn4er|iy, p. C.  Capadian Foo4 Control license No. 8-J7J7Q.  A. HHNDERSPN,  President  STUART J. MARTIN  Secretary-Treasurer  r^;  w. J. WOODS  C. F." B. License No. 8-12980.  ClifT.SL.     ... Enderby  Enderby, b c.  Plows     Pises Harrows  Drills     Wagons      Buggies, Etc-  Ai������������������ ent "for i3eliaval Cream Separators  ���������������������������tim best on the Market '  Repairs caii be obtained   for all the  above meiitioiiecl iniplements;    State  your "heeds now.  I ALSO  CARRY  A LINE OF PAINTS  When You Need Tire* or Other  Accessories���������������������������Think of V*  We carry a full line of popular Auto Accessories, and can'1  quote you prices as low as any of the big autb supply houses.  Let us tell you how you can make your car look like new,,  with our Auto Enamel.    You can apply it yourself, and it  ^dries quickly, giving a finish that any professional would be,  proud of. -.-���������������������������-.  FULTON HARDWARE COMPANY, Ud.  Plumbing and Tinsmithing BNPEBBYj  We have tlie famous  which will keep your enr look-  In? brisnt and new. indefinitely.  SUos from 2Sc. to $3.00.  With tlie O-Cedar Duster,  you can dust your car in a few  minutes every day, and keep it  looking bright.    Trice 75c.  :-Ha  m. yru. .7,--*Ll_!___  Send us your subscription |  ���������������������������  to the eommoner--$2|

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