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 ARMSTRONG,  b : C.  toftttajjfttf  timtMrntt-  ENDERBY,  B. C.  IN WHICH IS MERGED THE ENDERBY PRESS AND ARMSTRONG ADVERTISER.  Vol. 16, No. 17, Whole No. 79-1  ARMSTRONG. B.C.. THURSDAY, MAY 22, 1919  Subscription. $2.00 per vear: 5c the conv  I'll  x ARMSTRONG NEWS x  x x  X X X X X X X XXxxxxxxxx  Mrs. C. Empey returned on JMon-  ' day from Vancouver.  X'  Mrs. E. Rider left last week" for  Vancouver on a visit. .   -  Mr. J. J. Armstrong returned  from Vancouver on Monday.  Mrs..!. Whitaker, of Vancouver, is  /visiting her mother, Mrs. Solly.  Mr. A. Curtjis left on Thursday of  last week for his home in Toronto.  X  Mrs. (Dr.) C. M. Henderson returned on Monday from a visit to  Vancouver. ���������������������������>  Xr  s    Miss M. Gamble returned on Monday after a month's holiday spent  [Vat Calgary.  X ������������������  ��������������������������� Mrs. W. E. Phillips returned on  Friday from the coast,- where she  ft  "  ''spent, the . past two month.  ���������������������������'. - X  Nurse Hunter came in on Friday  [; from Vancouver to visit her parents  ���������������������������Mr. and Mrs. A. \V. Hunter.  Mr. and Mrs.Rousseau and family  came in from Vancouver last week  andxinteqd locating in the Arm-  . ..nng district.  X  Mrs.. G-. Wilcox returned to her  home at Salmon Arm last Thursday  after spending- a week" with Armstrong friends.  -..;-'rJC" ' ���������������������������   -  H.   A.   Allison    shipped    another  line bird from his poultry farm this  week -at a. fancy price, it going to  . Quathiaski Cove, B. C. '   -      '..   :  \ - _ V";    . "      X   - s  *^Mrs:>I\Ji iVeTemp  *,Minnie^ left for Vancouver, on Saturday,   after   a .two   months'   visit  "with lteiv parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.  Ryan.      - '     N   " .  /    * S   ~ ' X  <T\vo more'Armslrong^ hoys relumed from the front this week,  Pts. H. ^yatson and E. Gerard, both  of whom saw many months of active service" in the fighting zone.  H  The Presbyterian Church of Armstrong twill entertain-,all returned  soldiers-and wives of the'district  at a social evening tp he held in the  .church r ball, 'Friday evening, June  20th, at 8 o'clock. All returned men  cordially invited.    '*     -  X  The annual meeting of the Armstrong W. C. T- V. was held May 7th  in the Presbyterian Church. After  the ejection of officers the members  and visitors ,spent a social time.  The officers for the present year are  =^_Jpresident,���������������������������Mrs.^Ball;���������������������������vice-president, Mrs. Symington; recording  secretary, Mrs. T. Thomas, corresponding secretary, Mrs. Empey;  treasurer, *Mrs. J. Wilson.  The "regular- monthly business  meeting of the Armstrong Red Cross  Society will be held in the Bed  Cross rooms on \Vednesday,the 28th  at 3 o'clock. A good attendance is  asked for as there js, important  business to be discussed and voted  on. Onc question Which will have  to be settled is whether or not the  monthly collections have lo be continued. No tea will be served.  *?  Thc annual picnic, to be given on  June 3rd under the auspices of the  Spallumcheen Farmers' Instittite,~at  Hullcar, gives promise of being an  unusually happy event as "well as  instructive. The. usual sports are  -' being arranged. Hon. Mr. Barrow,  minister of agriculture, will give an  address; also Prof. Lunn, of the B.  C. University, and Mr. Copcland,  president of the Uniled Farmers.  sr  The regular monthly social evening given by thc, Hullcar Literary  Society in Hullcar hall, Tuesday  evening proved a rare treat to all  in attendance. The *Rcv. Mr. Gretton  delivered an  excellent and in  structive lecture on the importance  of religion in the present*work of  world reconstruction. Solos were  sung by Mrs. Kenny, Mrs. Pyolt,  Mrs,. Harris, Mr. Higgins, Mr. Heywood and Mr. Smith, while Mrs.  Butchart and Mrs. Taylor favored  the audience with recitations that  were greatly enjoyed.  ' x  At a meeting of the Spallumcheen  Municipal Council held May 10, it  was decided that all bridge and culvert work and preliminary expenses in opening up new roads,  surveyor's fees, etc., be charged to'  the Municipality as a whole, and  that Hullcar Ward receive an additional $300 over other want; also  that any work _pf importance be  looked over by the Reeve before  work is commenced. "  CITY CLERK GROVES  RESlGNS/POSiTION  Mr. A. J. Fifer Reinstated in  Position Held Before Going  Overseas. .     *,  _-  The resignation of Mr. Gloves as  city clerk, was accepted with re~  gret .by the Armstrong City Council,  at its last meeting, (May 12)~ and  the appointment of Mr.-A.-J. Fifer,  was made^ to fill the vacancy. Mr.  Fifer filled this position several  years, but resigned to go overseas.  Aid. Halladay reported that he  had' ^caused a large quantity of  cinders to be hauled onto the roads  which had improved their condition; considerably.    .       * ^ ���������������������������  Aid. J Thomson, reported that the"  station toilets had'been,*>put in- sat-  Isfactbry^condition.V~s/*/"- ^*; T*  Aid. Adair, for. the electric-light  committee, - reported, that-his' committee recommended-an-increase of  $10 a month in the salary of Mr."  Bailey, and the increase was made..  The Council agreed to'.stand half  the cost of a page advertisement in  the B- C. Veterans' Weekly; and  would pay half the-cost of publishing the Honor Boll in "Gold Stripe"  provided the Municipality would do  likewise.. '      -  - The-tender of. A; ������������������. Warner ($27)  for the pasture in the Wolfenden  lots was accepted.  A grant of StQQ was made to the  City hand.  &The Mayor ancl AJcfermen Parks,  Gregory, Adairand Thomson were  appointed the. Court of Bevision for  the current year.  f ������������������NiP PAY AT VSMQN  -. Vernon is to have a Monster JE^eld  Pay on June 3rd. Motor and 3������������������  cycle Parades, Baseball, Football  and lacrosse matches, Tennis and  Golf tournaments and a' vaudeville  show, will be some of the attractions of the day.  A Hospital Dance will be held in  the Court House in the evening beginning at 9 o'clock.  Lunch and supper will.be scrvtd  in the curling rink with the City  Orchestra in attendance.  Ice cream, -afternoon tea," soft  drinks.etc, will be sold in ihe Park.  The vaudeville show will include  a Jazz performance, and will be  be held in, the curling rink in the  afternoon..  A general good, time is expected.  Vernon will have a Big Crowd on  June 3rd.       -    ' v.  All proceeds are for the Vernon  Jubilee Hospital. ���������������������������*  Sec "The-. Better 'Ole" at the Aya-  lon Theatre, Armstrong, Saturday,  matinee, at 2.45; evening at 8.30.  Bairnsfu'iherV'The Better 'Ole,"  Ava Ion Theatre, Armstrong, Saturday, at 2.45 and 8.30. Don't miss  this big British film.  ENDERBY CITY COUNCIL  FINDS DIFFICULTIES  Exacting Demands of New Tax  Regulations Make Interesting  Problems to Grapple With.  The exacting demands of the new  Municipal Act constitute the piece  de resistance with which, the Enderby City Council grappled until  after midnight at the last meeting.  There appears to be'some difficulty  in arriving at a form of by-law satisfactory to the Municipal Pepartment of the Government. The inspector wrote detailing a number of  changes required to be made in the  by-law adopted by the Council at  its last meeting, and it was referred  back to the city solicitors to endeavor'to bring the by-law.into line  with  departmental   requirements.'  Applications' for wafer sdr^ice  were received from Mr; Piper'and  Mr. Poison, the houses to be served  being located in Poison addition'J,  some distance from the present  water mains, and as no further ser-'  vices can be allowed on the small  iron pipe now laid in that locality,  to-give these services would require  the laying of rf regular wooden service main, at'a cost of twelve or  fourteen hundred dollars, and from  which . the services .applied for  would bring in a revenue of only  $36 per annum. __ To lay the main  would require the borrowing by the  city* of "the amount necessary,' and  to issue bonds- the" city ~'must"first  get permissnon from the Provincial  department 'fqf Municipal ���������������������������* Affairs.  Th'e^applications were laid over.' _ .  S ,������������������A-gf ant~ of, $5Q" was -made, to ������������������the_  Board of Trade/.The^Couhcii.Nvhiie  gratified-.at the efforts being made  tbdcvelopa band, felt that the majority of-the-members are learners,  and, as a musical organization, the  band cannot yet ma*ke any return to  the.public, and therefore, in,view  of the many other demands the city  has to meet, the" Council did not.  feel justified in extending the aid  asked for at this*" time.   "  BIG AUTO-CLUB MEET  AT  ENDERBY  MAY  24th  vance,  the  fiscal  vear  to  be   fcom  April 1st to March 31st the follow-  i ing   year   inclusive.     Should    any  ��������������������������� | member be'in an ear for more than*  Many   Vernon   Members   Will't.hrce  months  his  name" shall  be  4A.      ,���������������������������.,.. ,  T       ,  dropped from the list of members,  Attend Celebration and Lend after being given due notice.  7.    Any member may be admonished or suspended for conduct in-  .,-,.,      ss, a   j    jurious to the welfare.or character  Already   the  Okanagan   Auto Gf the Club by a two-thirds vote of  Club    has    a    membership    of the Directors at_a meeting at which  nearly 100, and the organization  applications are beingMLeteics  has scarcely mad a start. Applications are being received1 from  all parts of the district, and the  outlook for a thoroughly live  organization with a large membership improves each ^veek.  The first order for club  shields will be received from  the ('factory at an early date  whqjn it is intended to inaugurate bi-monthly auto meets at  a quorum shall be present, but only  upon a writtencomplaint of one or  more members'of the Club or Board  of Directors shall investigate the  circumstances connected with such  alleged misconduct, and shall notify such member in writing of the  charges against him at least five  days prior to said meeting, and an  opportunity to be heard shall be  given him at such or some subsequent meeting.  8." The Board of Directors shall  also in the same manner expel any  member of the Club for conduct  which they shall deem to warrant  tbis penalty. t'Ie shall h.ivc :it least  one month's ^notice -in1 writing of  the charges preferred against him,  and   such- member- shall   have   the  various points, with  the object right to appeal to a general meeting  of developing a .clores spirit-"6f iof *he_������������������lu?.b--   V '      ,'.      .  ��������������������������� ., -     , .     .        ,, .        e   Si   \    0.    The'general management and  fellowship in all parts ot the control of the affairs of the Club  Valey cand to encourage a shall be vested* in a Board ������������������t 12  ,-        , .... j      * ii     I members to be known as the Board  broader patriotism and a fuller of. Directors and chosen! by open  Ret} Trhwgje Campaign  J|Jn connection with the Y. M- C.  A. Bed, Triangle campaign in the  Armstrong district, which was conducted, from May 5th to 9th������������������ it w_as  not found possible to put on a systematic' canvas. Some subscriptions have been ^received, but the  committeemen in charge of the  work here believe there are many  supporters of. the cause who have  been- expecting-to-be soUcited-for.  their gifts, but who cannot now be  called on. Tfo these and all .others  the' committee now appeals that  they voluntarily send in their subscriptions to Mr. H. Cr Armstrong,  the treasurer, and that they make  their subscriptions as large as possible.   ���������������������������  conception. ofJ the magnitude  anil beauty of the. great. Okanagan. -Until Hfese badges are  are received members will have  to" >e content with .the ribbon  coh rs", which are scarlet and  pur >le- r ^ _   ������������������������������������������������������       - >  T ics'c colors will be conspicuous hTF.riderby or������������������ May 2-Uh, if  the!weather is fair, as il is the  intention of the club executive  officers and,members to honor  Enderby with tlie - first > Cliib  Meet, it being the ^intention to  hold a  short'  meeting  on." the"  s *     o. \x  sports ground in the afternoon.'  Ah opportunity will be/given  a'bthat time foF anyone to. make  application for ^membership, ^nd  to learn the objects" of the organization. ' "Perhaps these";are  better- set forth in the ;constitUr  tion, the" main articles of which  vote by the members of, the Club at  the annual meeting.  10. The Board of Pirectors shall  appoint atV-their first meeting a  president, vice-president _ and^ secretary-treasurer; - -: The .^secretary-  treasurer may be a'member of the  Board of Pirectors. All directors  shall hold office until^the next an'  nuaLmeeting or until/their success  sors are duly elected ^r'have qualified and the directors ; shall have  power to fill ,any .vacancy which  mav occur '^during; their term of  office.' ,--\~'[ S\S .,. < V  11. The, Board" of Pirectors shall  certify all'elections of candidates  for membership; .made^JJas hereinafter provided;_'.li}.ilnvr.!s2 tbe oh-  nual reportr-of the*"'secretary-treasurer to be duly'audited-, and gener=  ally shallthave chargeofthe affairs  funds a nit-property; J of the Club.  The Board"of'Pirectors;- may- also"  fix penalties- for.- violation- of- the  rules of .the Club/ or "-for the; conduct, of. anyc member detrimentalito  its-;welfares and' enforce*- the' same;  may/, rem it penalties "in'its discretion':- may make ' rules",.for"its .own  government and the-govern ment of.  the committees appointed by. it, ex-  cepr as herein ^provided, and may  perform,such other'duties as iri.its  Ejects  It's'officers are:  president. G. A  Henderson,   vide-pre.'jide'nt:,   ff.   A.  - J2. Meeting of the. Board of Directors shall be1 held wben and as  called bv the'president" or by any  ggie;   secretary-treasurer,  Stuart two members, of such Board, and  Martin;  directors, the execuUve.aj| Notices shall.be sent b>. mail to  Heggie  J. Mar   officers   and   the    following   mem- :fhV"last    known    address   of  the  bers,   the   directors, named   from men������������������bers, and such mailing shall be  each town being the heads-of-tue sufficient evidence of the receiving  local committee, for that place: Pr.   -        -  ff. W. Keith and f. Hassard, ~������������������n-  derby; A. fi. Sage and B"l.Fletc*ber,  Armstrong; ft. A  thereof.  l7VJTbe   president * shall,' with  ConeAndTumbv-' ��������������������������������������������������������������� appVovajV the Pirectors, apT  Messrs.   Hendersof^WeSgi^tin: KffLwSludgSfbe S^f^S  nard, Megaw and Martin, Vernon-v {j^Sl ftX fntwSsU mi welfare of the Club and the committees mav  fix  their, own  time and  place of meeting.-   ���������������������������      ..      ^r E.  18.   The annual meeting, of the  Club shall be held" on the third  Thursday in-April of each year at  such'thne-and place as shall be de-  termiined-bv the Board of Pirectors  Constitution and By-laws  f. The name'of, the Club shall  be the "Okanagan Automobile Club  and Good.Boads Association," with  headquarters at Vernon. ������������������  2. The objects of the Club shall  beV(a)  Jo promote acquaintance  Consultation,   assistance  and   asso- written notice of same to be gi\en  ciation among the owners of auto-1 all members at least one week prior  mobiles and those taking an active, thereto.    No proxies allowed,  interest in the same. v 19-   Special    meetings,   maj    be  Patrons   never   tire  of   those  [Sunday dinners at thc King Edward, -Endciby's popular hotel.  Hfrs. Glen Passed Away'  On Sunday evening, MayJlS, onc  of our aged and respected citizens,  Mrs. Glen, Sr., passed away.  A native of Aberdeenshire, Scot.',  she'came to Canada as a child, and  lived in Onta rio until twelve ycars  ago vvhen with her family she removed lo Alberta. Eight years ago  they came to Armstrong, enjoying a  good measure of health until a  short time ago. A staunch Presbyterian "of the old school, hcr christian life was the admiration of all  who were privileged to know her.  Don't fail to see Charlie Chaplin  in his Million Dollar Comedy, "A  Dog's Life," and Wm. Farnum in  "Playing Fair," Endcrhy Opera  House, May 2-Uh. Two big chows:  ���������������������������3.30-and. 7.3.0.   *  roads, and to prepare, secure, com- when ten members in good Manti-  pile and publish information in ing shall make a written request to  regard thereto; |tbe president, therefor, "^"fi1 To  (c)    To   supervise   and   promote  of  such  special   meetings  stiali   Dc  st  and   reasonable  legislation   on  mailed   to  each   member  not   latei  lUSt    aim     it'ii.iuiitiuii;    itijnuiin'ii    .j���������������������������    ...... ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������..     .���������������������������     ���������������������������  , .  all mailers pertaining to or affect- than four days prior to such meet  ing   motoring  as   to   the   safe   and  proper use of public highway;, to  prevent careless and  reckless driv-  XXXXXXXXXXXXX  ENDERBY NOTES       8  x x  xxxxxxxxxxxxxx  See  "The  Better  'Ole,"  Enderby  Opera House, Friday, May 23, 8.30.  ac  Born���������������������������In the Enderby Hospital,  May 20th,- to Mr. and Mrs. Clifford  narrell, of Salmon Arm, a daughter.  X  Twenty members of the Vernon  Lodge/K. of P.  paid the Enderby  Lodge* a visit Monday night and cn^  joyed a King Edward dinner.  -X  The new Municipal Act makes it  compulsory for the city to increase  your taxes by ten per cent, on July-  lst, unless they are paid before that  date.  V JC -'  Married���������������������������At   the   home   of   the  bride's parents, Mabel Lake Valley,  May 21,  1919, Miss Alice Large to ���������������������������  Mr. Joseph Cass, the Rev. J. A. Dow  officiating.  V      . "X :      ''   .  This week- the' Mack livery barn  ^i' -  ,  was re-opened' after being closed a'  year.   It is noW/under lease to Mr.'  E. Sparrow, who'will run a livery  and feed stable, similar to what it  was in the hands of Mr. Mack.  "7   '   ,*'-.;��������������������������� - /  Mr. T. W. Dunn,< late of Calgary, arrived in Enderby last week  with-his   teams   and '��������������������������� livery   rigs," ,  dray, etc., and .at once established  himself-for business.in the"Fulton-,  livery-,.barn   ont" Belvedere.-street.-"  Mr.'Punn is ah^experi'enced^livery- .  man'and-intends'to carry <Hva regtt������������������j-'  lar_ liverv,' feed-.ahd sales business.'  - >, _i'.  -1,../. ^  ' :a -> .^rv.j-iul  ��������������������������� -" V'=-~"- V,05*|  '   -i*?*"._riM  ' -   v   ^  .  -- ���������������������������**-;.  r\Ar  w*:  ���������������������������:r  BETTER SPEND MONEY  '- - v  18--V .  - Ja*l  ON ROADS 0> J*R0VINC1B  r-ji-, -���������������������������'���������������������������,   -���������������������������Art"--f'i,\  ������������������v i- -i-^'-:-������������������������������������-f*=i������������������^4l  ���������������������������v :   a-.  '.v:jsfes,sP  it-. --^    ���������������������������  . -:. rr**- ���������������������������-'  Pirectors ��������������������������� qf^Unite^ ftrjmev*} ol;'.  p. c. Condemn! GavernmiJiirsZ  Proposed faymt to Smlth^w 1 ���������������������������J  - '   '- ' f'"' " * '   - *~  . The directors of the United .'farm**  ers of B. C^ think the B. C. Govern- .  ment might better spjendI the money  on road work than flitter away six  or seven' thousand dollars on a pic-  nic" for certain delegates' represent*  ing the various'and sundry farmer  ���������������������������organizations   established    in   the  Province, to be held at Smithers, p.  C, June 18-21, particulars of which  will be found in another, column of.  this paper., .  "   .-   , s  A meeting of the Board of Pirec-  tors was held at Vernon.Tuesday of  this week, when a, resolution was  passed taking strong exceptions to  the proposed meeting of agricultur  es ���������������������������&-.-  ings. .  20. Fifteen active members  shall constitute a quorum at meetings of the Club. If a quorum is  net present the presiding - officer  shall adjourn such meeting to a  dav'and hour fixed by him.  ing thereon, to aid in thc enforcement of the above-mentjoned laws,  and to protect members against undue .and unjust legal action.  (d)) To allv ourselves with or  to enter into such arrangements as  thc Club may think proper or advisable with any other association  or body that may in any wav :������������������.;-  sisl anv or all of the above objects. ���������������������������,,.,, *.  3. All owners of automobiles and at the Home of the bride's parents  those takinn an interest in good M ,.-, when Miss Acnes E.  roads,- whether male or female, JJay J 4th unen ������������������nss Atne&r,.  shall be c'igible for membership.     . Hamil became   the   Wlte'Ot   Mr.  4." Application for membership gt j Fisher, Rev. W. Stott offi-  shall bc   made   on   a   blank, which , ^ ' u���������������������������:j������������������ -   ������������������������������������������������������,!  shall state the. name-address and elating. JBoth the DllCle ana  occupation of thc applicant, and ; eroom are Q\^ residents of Arm-  shall bc endorsed bv one member jfe , .. .  of the Club in good'standing, and , strong, popular and esteemed in  shall be sent to the secretary or lhe ;a]j circles: and the Commoner  Club, accomnanied bv membership ���������������������������:, . A. . . ���������������������������_ . . c r ��������������������������� ���������������������������j^  fee, and  bv him  delivered to the ;;oms their large circle of friends  nSHER--HA.Mll NUPTIALS  A quiet wedding was solemnized  Board of Directors to investigate ��������������������������� jn wishing them  thc qualifications, character- and  standing or all persons proposed  lor membership in thc Club, and tn  act upon application a.s provided  in lhis seclion. .Applicants receiving the support of a majority  of thc members of thc Board of Directors present at anv regular meeting or such Board shall, upon paying the dues for the current year,  become members of thc Club.  5. Thc Club shall havc power  to plc*t such persius as it s-'cms lit  as hon^'-arv in embers.  fi. Thc dues.shall be 83 per year  or-any portion of the year, in ad-  the richest of  life's blessings and happiness.  While repairing the Watson  building this week Mr. J- Hamil  had the misfortune to fall a  distance of 12 or 15 feet and  sustained a fractured arm.  i st s~arSmi thers "bTrtHtrj nvitat ionJJof"  the Hon. Mr. Barrow, minister of  agriculture. It was the .unanimous *  opinion of the directors "that the  $������������������,000 or $7,000 which the department would be required to spend  to defray tbe expense of this proposed government picnic could be  more cconomicably used in the  improvement of government roads  in thc Province.  It might be pointed out, that  should the meeting be held, and the  decision arrived at that thc many  agricultural organizations should  be merged into one united body,  the new organization would have  to follow practically the same lines  as the United Farmers or B. C. have  followed, and thc directors feel it  is only wasting'time beating about  the hush when the United Farmers'  organization or Canada is already  in existence^ and doing business  under what is practically the same  system adopted by the organization  in the other provinces of thc Dominion.  Look at the date on the name  label   on  your  paper.    Is  it in  Cominq ��������������������������� Enderby      Opera [advance or in arrear?    If in ar-  I-Ioii5C, Mav 23rd-  '01c."  The  Bcllcrrear,  can't you   bring It  up  to  date? .-Sr>-  OKANAGAN   COMMONER  THURSDAY, MAY 22, 1919  If you are thinking of pur-  chashig'Watches. Jewellry,  Diamonds, Gut Glass, Silverware, Clocks, etc. Look  up any catalogue you may  have, and pick out what you  want. BUT instead of  sending order out of the  Okanagan. send order to lis.  All you do.is give name of  of catalogue, page and num  ber. ; We do the rest at  same prices and terms.  J.C.   Adams  The Quality Jeweler  Armstrong  >:-:-:������������������������������������������������������:������������������������������������������������������:������������������������������������������������������:-:-:������������������������������������������������������>���������������������������:������������������������������������������������������:������������������������������������������������������:������������������������������������������������������:-;  | MAT. HASSEN     X Auctioneer and Livestock  Salesman  I ARMSTRONG       B. C.  *    y  X 1 have   a   wide   acquaintance  $ amongst   buyers.      Consult    me  A when you want  to   liokl   a   sale  *:* Also send mc   particulars of   i iv  ���������������������������jj' surplus stock you wish to  dispose  t cof.  PHONE No. 34  *  V  X  X  X  V  k������������������:'w������������������m  MADE IN  ARMSTRONG  Ladies' Suits  Men's Suits  Clothes Cleaned, Pressed  Altered and Repaired  AL������������������X. ADAIR  PIANO TUNING & KEPAWING  >:CHARLES. QUINN  ���������������������������oflKelowna," will be in-Armstrong   and   Enderby   districts  .every three months.  SECRET  SOCIETIES  S. H. SPEERS  W.M.   .  A.f.&A.Mr  .Enderby Lodge 1 p 10  Regular meetings lirst  Thursday on or after the  full moon at S p. m. in Masonic Hill. Visiting  brethrtn cordially  invited  C H. REEVES  Secretary  ENDERBY   LODGE  .     No. 35. K. of P.  Meets every  Monday evening  in Masonic Hall.    Visitorscor-  dially invited to'attend.  C.liO. \i   SUARPU C. C  H. M. WALKER. K. K. 3  R. J. COLTART. M.F.  PROFESSIONAL  OPPOSITION LEADER BOWSER PLAYS  OVERNMENT  A   C. SKALING, B. A.  Barrister, Solicitor,  Notary Pu-blic.  INSURANCE  Bell Blk. Enderdy, B.C.  E. O. WOOD, B. C. L. S.  Armstrong and Salmon Arm  Subdivisions, Mineral  Claims, Timber Limits, Pre-emptions, Drainage,  Irrigation and Ho ad Surveys, Maps  and plans.  Phone 152 Salmon Arm, B.C.  In a speech at Vancouver a few days ago, before lhc Board of Trade, Premier Oliver stated  that, inspite of the fact that his Government had  found it necessary to increase the tax levy of  the Province 100 per cent lhe pasl ycaiya further  increase of 40 per cent would "have to be, imposed  this year in order to meet the expenses of his  Government.  Taking this statement of the Premier as a text  lor his remaks at the public meeting held in tlie  Opera House, Enderby, Saturday night, Hon. W.  J. Bowser, leader of the Opposition in thc Provincial House, denounced in uncompromising  terms the extravagance and incompetence of lhe  Liberal administration, which, hc said, was responsible for thc increase of taxes awl the unpleasant position in wliich Premier,Oliver and  his colleagues now find themselves.  Mr. Bowser was given a very attentive hearing,  and his remarks relating to thc increase in cost  of operating thc government machinery were  loudly applauded. Thcrc was a large crowd out  lo hear the Opposition leader, and his forceful  language in explaining the causes leading up to  the need of increased taxation won a. sympathetic hearing on thc pail of thc body of lhc audience.   .  Mr.- Bowser first referred to lhc handicap of  thc Brewster Government, which, he said, went  into power pledged to abolish .patronage and lo  reduce thc cost of operating Uie government machine. Not only had the Government completely  failed to keep its pledges but on thc contrary the  patronage list had been increased far beyond that  of the old government, with greatly increased  cost of operating through incompetence, and less  satisfactory results.  When the Brewster government went into  power, he said, the first thing they did was to  employ expert accountants to go over the records  of the old government in order, if possible, to  find proof of somc of the charges of corruption  which had been made against the Bowser administration. This investigation had cost $18,220,  yet thc report of the expert accountants employed  by-the Government had never been tabled in the  House and.the general public never was permitted to see it. "Why?" asked Mr- Bowser, "because the report proved nothing against thc old  administration." -    -   . V  , It was promised, he said, by Liberal speakers  in"-thc last Provincial election, that royal commissions would be abolished if they came into  power. Here again, lhe electors had been deceived. In two years of power, royal commission appointed by thc JLiberaJ Government already had cost the people $30,000.  Another election pledge was that government  by "ordcrs-in-council" would be abJished. "Po  you know how many orders-in-council have been  issued by the present Government in the little  time thcy havc "been in power?" as^ted Mr. Pow-  scr.  "Just 4718."  ^Another election promise was that patronage  would bc abolished. Pretending to do so, the  Civil Service Act was passed in 1917, but it was  not enforced until 1918 when Premier Oliver was  compelled to do so by the returned soldiers who  marched to thc Government Building and -demanded ils enforcement. "Why was the Civil  Service Act net' enforced?" asked IVfr. Bowser.  "Because thcy wanted to first get rid of the old  GT)v*crnm^  followers, who were installed before thc Act became operative."  Mr. Bowser here gave the figures to show, how  salaries had been increased and additional appointments made, all of which meant heavier taxation upon thc people in order to meet Government requirements.  Additional departments had been added by thc  Government, all at increased cost. There was the  Department of Labor, at a cost of $65,000 a.year;  and the Department of Public" Utilities, at a similar cost. Then, as an example of the way other  established department had been loaded up, the  speaker cited that of the Agricultural Aid Act,  which, under thc old regime was handled by three  practical'men. who al a cost of $7,320, loaned to  farmers $788,000. -When' the new Government  came into power, llie members of the old board  were dismissed by wiping out the law under  which they were appointed and passing an Act  creating a new board, with six ��������������������������� members instead  of three. In lhe* two ycars of work, the new  board, at a cosl ol" $28,160 had loaned under thc  Agricultural Aid Act, only $165,000," against  $788,000 by lhc old board at-an operating cost of  $7,320. This, lhe speaker said, was another  reason for tiie high  taxation.  He then referred to the soldier settlement  policy of lhc Liberal Government, under which  no returned men havc yet been placed upon the  land.- His reference lo the Brewster writ created  much laughter; also his rcmaiks on thc seaplane  experience of thc Government in forestry work.  It cost thc Government $9,613 to get new_furn-  '#<?������������������?  _*3>  ^���������������������������������������������������������������������������������J  ishings for thc ministers' offices when they came  into power;.77..automobiles have been purchased  at a cost of $63,714, and one seaplane to fly the  forests- and put out-fires, cost $8,570.  ..'  He told of the Government being "worked" by  a prominent Liberal of Victoria, the proprietor of  the Liberal newspaper, who had "a "run-downJ'farhi  on the Island which he presented to the Government for a period of five years to be used for the  returned men, to be worked and the land brought  back its fertility. This, he said, was the vyorst  scandal made public in Victoria against thc Government. It was so bad that thc land was given  back to thc owner in less than two ycars. It was  then discovered that only two returned men ever  had becn on thc place, both of whom quickly disappeared, and thc work on the place was done by  four, Chinamen, paid by thc Government.  Mr. Bowser gave the figures to show thc heavy  increase in the overhead cost of conducting thc  Government. The cost jumped nearly, $300,000  in 1918 and it now" costs nearly $1,000,000 morc  per year to run the government than itvcost under  thc McBridc-Bowser regime- Compared with thc  cost in Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and  Ontario, the cost in British Columbia is now one-  fourth of the total revenue, received from all  sources-for all purposes. In Alberta, Saskatchewan and Outario thc cost of administration runs  only as-high as 4Vo% of thc total revenue, while  in British Columbia at thc present time it is as  high as 25%. Thc cost of upkeep on the Govcrn-  men automobiles alone is $25,000 a year.  Last year the Government employed 67 political workers���������������������������some of "the boys" to whom reward was coming for work in last campaign���������������������������  at a cost of $50,600 to the ratepayers. They were  employed as "special assessors" in the various  districts of thc Province. In this district, said  Mr. Bowser, the "boy"���������������������������Mr. Worthington-^re-  ceived $694 of thc $50,600.  Referring^ to the tax sales held by the Government, the speaker said it cost $43,000 to collect  $102,000, and hc cited instances to show how  little was gained for the expenditure. In one  district it cost $220 to advertise the tax sale in  the Liberal paper, and $209 was collected; in another the cost was $1,600 to advertise and $&64  was collected; in another, -the adventising cost  amounted to, $8,800, and $7,053 w;as the'amount  collected; while in another it cost $10,400 to advertise to collect $4������������������,237. . V : V~ ,.-���������������������������  Referring to'.the Pinlaycase and'the Government's connection therewith, Mr. Bowser characterized (he whole thing as one of the most scandalous "jobs" ever perpetrated on the people, ffe  said the prosecution of finluy was clearly framed  by the Attorney-General to cjefeat the ends of  justice. It was wc\\ Known nt tbe coast,, be  said, tbat there were higher-ups implicated" with  finlay in the liquor steal and croojeecj worH connected therewith. He said the sale of liquor by  the government bad increased from . $J^,500 a  monlh when the Prohibition Act came into force  to $50,000 a month now. He saicj the total sales  of liquor by the Government since prohibition  came into force amounted to $318,577, while expenditures by the Government for this amounted  to $338,266. 'showing a net loss of $J9,000. "PicJ  you ever before hear of whisjey being retailed at  a loss?" asked Ibc speaker-  According to Mr. Bowser the Government has  borrowe^_$776907dOOTin two years. This year ex-  penditurcs over receipts will show a deficit of  $3,100,000. The total indebtedness of the Province has increased $15,693,000 since the liberal  machine came into power.  He said there was still thc inclination on the  part of thc Government to increase the overhead  costs of administration by creating new departments and adding more men lo old departments,  and then demanding increased taxation froin thc  people to pay for it. In every district in the Province, he said, the same increases in office staff  are complained of. In road work there arc three  or four road engineers to bc seen before any consideration can be bad for any road complaint or  application for work. In almost every department thcrc is the same multiplication op assistants���������������������������all political appointments.  The amendments tb the Municipal Clauses Acl  are creating serious trouble, and may lead, to  complications not yet thought of. Every city,  town and municipality in thc Province is wrestling wilh lhc problems created by the new Act.  Mr. Bowser said the Act was rushed through Parliament at lhc last moment, when its proper .consideration was out of the question. None of the  Opposition members were in a position io givc  il the required consideration" when it was brought  down, and it was'railroaded through at the dicta-  lion of the Government leaders.  I\  lit"  HE   Dominion   of   Canada   offers  you   every   safeguard   for   your  investment in Thrift and War Savings  Stamps.  C Your postmaster will register every War Savings <  Stamp for you, and if they are lost by theft, fire or  other cause, you can still obtain your money, with  the accumulated interest,-at the office where the  stamps were registered. ? y  Sixteen" 25-cent Thrift Stamps  will buy aT $4.00, War Savings  ~ Stamp worth  $5.00  in   1924.  JfATTONAi,  WAR  SAVINGS   COMMITTEE  (British Columbia Division) Vancouver, B.C.  KING  A name that stands for "the best in hotel service  King Edward Hotel,  P. H. MURPHY  Proprietor  HfciNZ'S  BOTTLED  GOODS  We. have just received a shipt  ment of H������������������INZ'S famous-bottled goods���������������������������Try the new Dill  Pickles���������������������������also pickles sweet.and;  pickles sour���������������������������everything- in the  pickle line; also delicious pre-"  serves and canned fruits.   '.  t. Did you ever hear of the woman who consulted-  a "lawyer and. explained that she^ wanted ii  divorcerif she couldn't get it^. and if she could,  she didn't want it? Well, that is jiisf tlie idea  and policy adopted by some people,in regard,to  .tye frome- town paper. ^~  The Bock of Life begins with a man and a  woman in a garden and ends with Revelations!  ^onot&ittoyorir  oWn community to  Veep your Home in  perfect condition  <R������������������wt it ������������������"r-  p res erva five  your Block?  OOM3WHERE.in  "Every  ._ community" is a house whicb  always smiles at you.    Jt is always  a little more cheerful looking than  the others, brighter, better kept,  and���������������������������well painted.   .  Inside that house lives 9 good citizen and a good neighbor. His  House is so inviting that it is like a hand stretched out to you.  Vou are bound to feel glad that its owner lives near you.  **ir/-ii������������������M"  70%?urtVh������������������tU������������������J-   ������������������ 30\PuTfWMi������������������Zfl*ic  10054 Pur������������������ P������������������lnl    ,  Somewhere else in "Every-community" stands another house.  Its owner has bbcome discouraged. He has quit trying. He has  lost his ambition and gradually has accepted his fate as a down-and-  You know that this is so, because his house says so. It is dingy,  beginning~to crack and sag, and is unpointed.  Its owner is not a good citizen. He has not done his share. Hi9  house stands out like a "sorethumb." It robs o whole neighborhood  of legitimate real estate value. Buyers of new houses avoid its  neighborhood.  t are bound to feel glad that xts oi  B"lt PAINT  iewhere else in "Every-commumty  PRANPRAM^ENDERSON  I������������������It-.-M- HAI-lWMl r.-OM������������������ TO������������������OHTC Wi������������������Ni������������������t������������������  -pttDlCIMK HAT  KDMONTON  VAMCOUVKH  Fulton Hardware Company, ltd.,  knderby ^ W t>  THURSDAY, MAY 22, 1919  OKANAGAN   COMMONER  s-  o  0  *B  0  0  5  8  *OCS(X=>00<0'  60-Day  Offer  HO>  j  ���������������������������*���������������������������������������������  A  i  o  ,Vr(  -  ... ri^r^ml  *-- jt-s A-. e^t^gl  -  &..    -  W  fl  t    \  GpmWnation.  r~/ r - v-? v ;- '      --- - -v v:'>-vvv^c .fM'v*%i|  ." -���������������������������'.   * ��������������������������� ���������������������������. 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"II.-    -f-^t ���������������������������*���������������������������*,*���������������������������*. ft *i+  r-getv&U --t*-{P^v^|Jf ^  Jl f / *���������������������������. r   - X* ^"-  I  w -  0  -3  3  1  I  0  1  ���������������������������w  W  (1  0,  -1  i  .-c^^^Tj*aa������������������������������������B(������������������*36assasaew^!*ate5������������������  (Armstrong or Enderby)  C1  o<c=>o<  ���������������������������������������������<)<=>������������������  >o<  ���������������������������o<  >>o������������������rvo<=r:0������������������  liv ��������������������������� -���������������������������-_^^o-  >o<  ii  i-  i  S  S  -S  s  s* V  THURSDAY, MAY 22, 1919 4  c^ftanagatt Commoner  In   which  is   merged   the   Armstrong  Advertiser  ana  Enderby Press.  Published everv Thursday  at Armstrong, B.C., at  s>2  a year, by Wai-ker & Cary.  H. JM. Walkkr, Editor & Manager.  TRANSIENT  ADVERTISING   RATES  Transient advertisements payable in advance.  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There arc many arguments in favor  of Vernon as the point for such a celebration, and ���������������������������  few against it. It is not too soon to Jake the  matter up if the Okanagan is to have a combined  celcbation worthy of our favored district.  WHO STANDS FOR CANADA ?  8 cents per line each subsequent  IS;s,ue-.r     ,   .     . Tl���������������������������  Land  Notices, Timber  Licenses,  Certificates  of Improvement, etc., sT.OO for 00 days; *o.00 Kr 30 da>s.  Dissolution oT Partnership Notices, *3.U0.  Water Notices, 30 days, 1:>0 words and undei, frb.UU,  each additional 50 words ������������������1.00. . wri.,i<  tn  ������������������������������������������������������  The size of ypc runs approximately  0 wouls  to  a  line   T> lines to the inch.  ^eHisers   will   please   remember   that   lo   insure   a  rhatuie. copu musl bc in by  I ttesdny "?9n-  Hales  for contract advertisements  Turn.sued  on  ap-  - plication: ;   " THURSDAY, MAY 22, 1919  WHITHER ARE WE DRIFTING ?  Somebody   has   said   Lhc   great   thing   in   lhis  world is not so much where wc stand as m xxlw  direction we are moving-    Looking over Canada  iust now,  the-question  comes home  to us mU  move  tluuv passing significance.    Winnipeg  bed  up bv strikes; Toronto wilh strikes  threatened,  the coast cilics in a  turmoil over excessive laxr  ation.  and  every  municipalilv  in. lhc  Province  facing serious  complications  arising oul  ol  recent arbilrarv legislation; with food prices going  higher inslca'd oi* lower, and, seemingly, lhc greet.  oAhc profiteer growing more insatiable instead  of less; what is lo be Ibe outcome?  ������������������V mile while ago wc laughed al thc idea oi.  Canada Lecoming "Red." Today wc arc nol so  sure a:.joi  Whv?  Nine months ago lhc armistice  Then came lhe commercial war  tabic Todav lhe jealousies and strife of Europe  are as pronounced as ever Ihey were. Nalions  -have lhcir combinations, and Ihey strive, within  these combinations as well as wilhoul, for special  privileges which cannot be granted wilhoul  deepening the sores of centuries.-  iifMi! it.   Tomorrow we may have lo face il.-  was   signed  ;l   the  peace  - .The Kpjr.'Lol-  '-every  country.  [he pe  ?cS table has spread inlo  It   i.s   full  in   every  community.  rifely first" for ME���������������������������is back of every move .in  lhe great game being played on tlie checker-board  of Europe! And this is thc spirit which seems lo  dominate every move al home and "broad, by  nalions, corpora lions, organizations  rials." Combinations of capital, of  commerce, of labor are arrayci  other- They strive lo find a trysfing place, bul  each carries with him lhc "safety first"  ���������������������������ivdea.  net mdivicl-  induslry,  of  againsl   each  cious ol  -for ME  They meet and come away, each suspi-  Ihc olher���������������������������and gel nowhere.  CANADA'S FOOD PROBLEM  That lhere is a shortage of food in the world;  that Canadian prices are regulated by demand  abroad; lhat there i.s no greal surplus of food  supply'in Canada; that lhc citity of Canada is  food production for the benefit of herself and lhc  world; lhal the governmcnl may present a proclamation loVegulalc thc cost of living, and lhat  TYdcr this caption thc Ottawa Veteran, official  organ of the G. V- W. A. of Canada, makes these  significant reflections:   "By midsummer," it says,  "Canada may be plunged into the throes of a revolution.    Powerful forces are at work with the  avowed    intention    of    overthrowing    constitutional authority and replacing it with Soviet rule.  Plans arc being elaborated which seek to sweep  aside established law and order, and carry  the  "Hcd" flag triumphantly from Vancouver to Halifax by 'any means which justify thc end.'   Tirelessly lhc propagandists of Bolshevism arc working.   Despite thc surface calm and outward signs  of pence and quietude which prevail, disturbed  only by occasional rumblings of unemployed discontent in   thc   larger   cities,   Canada   i������������������   at lhis  moment in imminent danger of the flames of anarchy which   havc  spread  so  rapidly in Europe  during thc past six months.   Embers from thc intermit len I fires of rampant socialism  arc being  zealously fanned lo white-hot heat by revolutionary 'labor leaders' in Vancouver and elsewhere,  in   the' hope   that    sparks    may   ultimately   scf  ablaze a Dominion-wide prairie fire which will  blot out existing landmarks of social, economic  and industrial order.    Thc propaganda coin mil-  Ice appointed al thc recent labor convention at  Calgary  is,  and  lias  been,  assiduously carrying  out its purpose by everv means humanly possible.  Thc Cabinet is fully alive lo the'situation.   Were  lhc public to bc made acquainted wilh  lhc full  significance  and   gravity  of   the   silualion,   The  Veteran is convinced lhal a Avav'c of alarm, and  even panic, would seize lhc counlry which might  well precipitate calamity.    These statements arc  made with a full sense of responsibility, and wilh  knowledge of actual facts.    It is our intention lo  combat lo the uttermost limit Lhis clement_ of "anarchy, which seeks'to destroy the national lifc-of  Canada, and sel up in place thereof the unspeakable iniquity and chaos of blind revolution, led  and controlled by fanatics.who seek an autocratic  power morc devilish and inhuman lhan the-lust  of the Huns.  "Thinking men and wemen will realize, lhal it  is impossible for us to print in these columns the  lalion upon which this appeal ii'  r it is an appeal of Iho/mosi earnest and  serious nature, an appeal lo Uic loyally.and cooperation of-all classes of lhc community to prevent Lhe cataclysm .which threatens. Being at the"  fountain-head -of opportunity* for. the" collection  of reliable information fro-m ai! parts of Canada,  The Veteran deems it a duly and obligation lo  give warning of thc impending crash and strain  every effort to stay lhc evil lhal is threatening so  closely.5'  -���������������������������* ...'���������������������������������������������'  Chiims.���������������������������High-Grade footwear for Children  tr'               /   s   "  -~  il  ��������������������������� ���������������������������  .,      V"'";',      ..-'-K-���������������������������-';'���������������������������,      i-iSf^7  ���������������������������Every pair marked'at^Very^special^pri^'sr^' Let us send you a pair  for vour-approval. All lines are' soiia?leather";  stitched extension  soles,  the wide necessary fitting for-th:e"'grow in'g foot.-'"We guarantee, every  pair, which   if they do  not give,  the fulland  satisfactory wear, please  return to us.  All Lines in Footwear are Sent Prepaid by us  No. 091 Childs Box Calf Blutchers, soft pliable finish, Solid leather  lace style.       Sizes 4 to Ih, price  $3 OO a pair. ''.  No. C92 Little Gents Cord Bhitchers string for ranch, City and School  Wear, Sizes S to 10������������������,     price  $3-75  No. 093 Youths Elkola Blutcher, a very  durable  Ecot in sixes 11 to 13-J-  price $4-50 a pair. *  No. 094 Childs Box Calf Button style  for  lioy.6  and  girls, sizes 4 to 7������������������  $3.52 a pair       ������������������  No. 095 Girls  Chocolate  Elk Button Boots, strong  soles  sizes S to 10������������������  prices $4.00  No. OOfi Girls Box Calf Blucher, wide last-soft and pliable S to 10������������������ price  $4.00 pair *  Every pair is guaranteed solid leather, Stitched and tho very best obtainable.  THMDSON'S BAY COMPANY^  Mail  Order  Department  H. VERNON, B.C.       BRITISH COLUMBIA INTERIOR STORE  .jo      Canadian Food Control License No. 8-21018. -->  <������������������J  ^ii'&sr  complete in for  based-  KELP OUR ADVERTISING  industrial unrest can be traced to lhc cost of"  living were staled in lhe Senate a few days ago by  Hon. G. I). Kobertson. minister of labor. Mr.  Robertson said lhat there appeared to be a greal  deal of misunderstanding in Canada, and lhis,  he said, was indicated by press comment and resolutions calling for enquiries lo. reduce the cosl  of living, and charging present high prices of food  lo b.oai-din.'4 for profit. lie said the ]J>eople of  Canada .������������������������������������������������������hould know lhal lhere is no surplus of  food in Canada, and unless production increases  there is little hope for such reduction of food  prices. As lo food in cold storage, if at once released, little would1 be done lo relieve lhe silualion.  Every reader of lhc Commoner can help in our  efforts to give you a belter paper. Wc want our  women readers especially Lo help our advertising.  Thc morc advertising lhe Commoner carries'lhc  belter paper wc can give you. Remember, wc  cannol give the district a newspaper lhal costs  morc to produce than wc get for il. The morc  advertising the Commoner carries, the belter  newspaper wc can give you . You will sec. therefore, lhat when you assist our advertising you assist your town and dislrict, in lhal you assist us  in making it possible lo gel lhc business that will  Doubtful Don'ts  ���������������������������^���������������������������' f'   ^&3S^V-**-"_2*:*Jt  My parents told mc not to smoke;  1 don'l; V    ._  Nor listen to'a naughty joltc;    \  1 don'l.  Thcy told me il-was-'wrong lo wink  Al.handscmc'mcu, .or even think  About intoxicating drink;  1 don't     ;  To dance 'cr flirt was very wrong;  I don't.  Wild girls chase men and wine ad song;  I don I.  I kiss "no men," not even "one -^- -  In fact, I don't.know how it's done";  You wouldn't think I havc much fun;  I don! 1.���������������������������Life    V..       -   -      :������������������������������������������������������  ii  y\  ,   Gel bifsyvThcre, you' grouch. Your quarrclwilh  the world' is'only a quarrel with'yourself.   Forget  I ih doing something useful.  Nobody but a beggar has really definite ideas  concerning his righls. People who give much���������������������������  love much���������������������������-do nol haggle.    -'  Everybody's satisfied.. Thc Pharisee thanks  God hc is not like other men���������������������������and the other men  lhank God lhcy arc not like the.Pharisee, and God  ���������������������������well, il doesn't really mailer.  By Capt. BairnsfVfather  ''    ,   ���������������������������r-at-- :   --  li  "ON  8,30 p. H|<  The balsam to" the pungent "fact lhal lhc truth  hurls is thc soothing knowledge lhal il is seldom  told. ~ -     ,  Admission  IM  CWWren r    .....      .,.   wd  Special Music f>y fnWy Orcein  O)  >o������������������  >o<  >o<  >()<  ������������������).  OS  VALLEY" PEACE CELEBRATION  Although lhe outlook is nol lhc brightest I'or  any speedy termination of peace negotiations,  and late reports would indicate lhal Ihe German  Government will refuse to sign the peace terms,  'there is slill the hope lhal midsummer will see  the  war  declared   lo  be'over and   lhe  world  al  warrant a belter paper, and the heller the paper  the belter it will represent lhc district.  Read the advertisements in thc Commoner, and  whenever possible patronize lhc advertisers. Thcy ,y  are reliable firms, and are doing Iheir pari in  helping lo keep lhc local paper up lo standard-  They deserve your patronage because they arc  seeking lo serve you and solicit your patronage  through lhe columns of your home paper. The  home paper is Idling lhc good things about your  lown and districl. in season and out of season; it  i.s always on lhc spot lo point out the advantages  of Ihe districl;  il   is   lhc   district's   besl   friend.  There is no advertising medium better lhan lhe  local paper. The merchant who fails lo make use  of its columns because of selfish, personal reasons  is hut culling olf his nose lo spile his face. The  local paper is lhc community's organ. To attempt to restrict its columns lo the whims and������������������  desires of lhis individual and lhal is folly; to do  so would   bc   madness.     The   businessman who  would ask  il cannot realize the ful  such an altitude.  Thc Con-mo  meaning  of  pence again.    When   this proclamation  is issued, in   the   d-islrVl  pence celebrations  will  be  the order of  lhe day.   In a districl like the Okanagan,. instead of each  town  holV.ng an affair of ils own, why nol let j in  cr goes into hundreds of homes  These   homes   arc   prosperous.  fhey rcprcrcri  the bone and sinew of lhe coun-  rv���������������������������thinking mon and women, who buy and sell  ie market ol" their ciioicc-r-which means the  us have  thing re;  one   big   Okanagan   celebralion���������������������������some-; market -thai is Lhe most satisfactory to Ihem. The  Vernon being, reasonable merchant is he who grants to another  :11v   worth   while'?'  And,  the central point of" the Valley, il would seem to  il  be lhe  held.  wc do  taken-  logical |  the  ie privilege he demands for himself.  Help  our  advertising  in   every   possible  way  matter   lias   hccn   .suggested,   though;     Pa'ironixe   the   merchant   who ��������������������������� patronizes   th  aiow lhal any definite step has been   local paper, and you will bc assisting in Ihe gen-   [)  )oinl  i  for such a celebration  lo he;  rt  0  S  5  8  8  fi  8  fi  icd with Electric System  m____mm-_m:^*mm3m&Bm**mmmm-Wmmmmmmmmmm*mm-Wmrmmf*l  fi*  8.  Wo pass the suggestion along and would  oral movcmcnlTorward.  ���������������������������Consisting of Generator, Starting Motor and  Storage Battery. -  ���������������������������An electric syslcm made for Ford cars by thc  Ford Molor Company of Canada in lhcir own  factory; built into thc Ford molor which has  been rc-designed for thc purpose.  ���������������������������Controlled from a complete instrument board ,  on the cowl.  All closed models of Ford Sedans and Coupes,  now havc electric starling and ligthing systems  as Standard Equipment.  Ford Touring Cars and Roadsters will bc supplied wilh Starling and Lighting'as Optional  Equipment al an cxra charge.  ' We* have just received our first shipment of  the newly---equipped' Ford Cars.    Our prices on  these, f.o.b. Armstrong���������������������������:  ���������������������������  Touring  Cars  . . :. $835.00  Equipped -with starter,    etc      935.00  Ton Trunks '    935.00  Truck Bodies and Closed Cabs for Ton Trucks.  cow in m m THE  NEW ARRIVALS  Leary's  Garage  rms  fil  8  fil  o<=><0 .*^>o<���������������������������:���������������������������>()  oc:  >o cr=> o-cr=>o<=rr Cs I ss  THURSDAY, MAY 22, 1919  /  OKANAGAN   COMMONER  ^  fe  Kodaks, Films, Etc.  I. O. F.  Court Armstrong  No. 3429  fleets 1st Monday evening in .month  "���������������������������jn Forester's Hull.  \V. IIdPE,"C. R. A:J.-Pjfkr. Firi! Sec.  THE METHODIST CHURCH  A pn siring _  X  GLENEMMA NOTES       X  x  xxxxxxxxxxxxx  The river is rising fast and the  rainbow  trout  should   be   up   next  week. 0  .  ��������������������������� ,������������������������������������  "Mr.Milke, of Vernon, was through-  to Falkland on Friday, the 16th. He  had a wet trip.  55  The   crops  look   very  promising  since the abundant rains which recently have fallen.  se-  Mr. W. A. A. ' Warren has purchased a new motor car, which is a  great advantage in quickness to  reach town, etc.  X t  Mr. C.F.Smith shot a large golden  eagle last week, measuring four feet  from tip lo tip of wings. Three of  them were after thcchickcns.  X  Mrs. Aleck Ferguson left 'on the  stage for Armstrong on Friday owing to the critical condition of hcr  daughter's, (Mrs. Geo. Maundrell)  child.  5?  Mr. Willie Ferguson, who had his  father's ranch rented last year, left  Rev.  J.'Wesley  Millqr,   Pastor  Sunday School-at 9.45 a.m.  Public Woi ship, 11. a.m. and 7.30  for  the  Prairie   recently  with   Mr.  Knob Hill 3j>.m.  The Pastor will be in charge.  ZION CHURCH  Armstrong  Kiev. W. Stott, Miiiislcr  May 25th, 1919-  9.45 a.m. Sabbath School  11 a.m. Empire Building-  7.30 p.m.    Arise go down to  Keilah.  DON'T FORGET YOUR GAR=  '.    DEN IHIS YEAR  I havc all kinds of tcols and garden seeds on hand ,  TJnkes ':.. tfLlO to $1 no'  .Garden Forks $l'.lo  When buying don't your cai>vas  shoes for Werner.. Children'and  y  i  Harry Smiih. Willie has returned  lo his "homestead. Evidently B. C.  is good enough for-Willie.  X    -  Mr. Roy Chnppcl of Vernon, who  has lately returned from the fronl,  is busy with his new car 'hauling  X Ys X X X X X X X X X X X X X  x x  X GRINDROD NOTES *  x x  xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx  Mrs.   Campbell    and    child  were  visitors to Grindrod last week.  X  Mr.   and   Mrs.   Lawson   Stroulger  were visitors to Vernon last week.  X  Mrs.   Max   Dangle   and   children  were visitors to Enderby last week.  X  At the free dance held here last  Friday night there were as many in  attendance as the committee expected and all present -had a most  enjoyable time.  X  Grindrod    lost   two   of  its  most  popular residents when Mr. and  Mrs. W. D. George left last week for  England. They have resided here  for some ten years or morc, during  which time they made a host of  friends who tire very sorrow to  havc  to  part"* with   them..,   Wc  all  i  X X  x MARA NOTES X  X X  xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx  Miss Alice Smith came on a visit  to her parents.  Thomas Gray went up the line as  far as Revelstoke last week.  /r   - X  .   Harry    Blurton    trapped   a   fine  brown bear last week back of Mara.  Another novice was noticed' at  the steering wheel a few days ago.  This time it is Mr. Witala.  se  Some of our young people took  in the Grindrod dance last Friday  night and report having a fine time.  Walter Owen, inspector of Provincial police force, paid a brief  visit to his brother, Wm. Owen on  Saturday.  Mrs. Hubbard, a former resident  of Mara, paid a brief visit to friends  here last week, returning on Satur-  join in wishing them a pleasant and  (la>r lo Jlcr home at Sicamous  safe journey,  A new bug was found in Grindrod last Sunday. " It seemed to  want lo stop all thc road and river  bugs. The first party thc bug attacked was Mr. Greyallc, making it  necessary to send to town for "repairs. Mr. -Grant and Mr. Edgar  were   next  caught,   the   former  on  the bridge wilh a car.and the latter  tics,.etc, to Vernon from. Glenemma. ]lmdcr- thc .bl.idgd iira motor boal.  Wc are ..glad to have Roy with us  Mr. A  Tonikinson \owed Mr.Grant's  again after doing his best lo help  in a good'cause.  Mr. and Mrs. Vicu Downer left  for Michigan via*Salmon Arm recently to visit friends ihcre, intending lo return in August. Mr.  and Mrs. Downer have had thc Ray-  nor place rcnlciLtlic last few vears X  and we hope lo have Ihem wilh ns 5!������������������  again. ' ,   '-  car and his- party into town with'  his "posl truck." Unfortunately,  Mr. Edgar ran out of gasoline and  had lo row home-as.-there was no  suitable landing place. ,  X  Messrs. Fenton, Jones and Twigg,  fence viewers, have recently 'been  over thc line flitch connecting Mr.  Bell and Mrs, Moser and the Zettergreen ranch. We understand their  decision is to be appealed to thc  district'court. * :-  Dinner at the King  tops a-Sunday motor  nicely.   Try it:  Edward  ride off  Aunt   Jamima  ca  A CLEAN TOOTH NEVER DECAYS  Decay in teeth is caused by thc fermentation of food lodged  between or upon the surfaces of the teeth.  This ferm e nation is caused by bacteria, and, in their growth  acids are formed wliich attack the lime salts which compose  the bulk of the tooth structure.  A considerable cavity may be formed iri the tooth before its  presence is made known by a toothache.     Then   thc  dentist  is/  obliged to perform a long, difficult and often painful operation.  Twice a year visits tp a dentist, having the -cavities filled  when small and before thc tooth is badly injured, saves much  in time, trouble and expense.  .DR. SUMNER  Bank of Hamilton Block  Armstrong  ���������������������������o<  >o<  >o<  Maclachlan Hardware Com  r   ARMSTRONG, B. C.      -   . PHONE 47  Congoleum Rugs  \ Assorted  Designs  and Colors.  3 ft, x 4 1  3 ft, x  fi ft, x  7i |,2 x  9ft,x"  9 ft, x  2  G  9  9  10 1  12  prica $1.75.'  price 2.75,  price 11.75.  , price 14.50,  2 price 20.00  pricfe 22.50  If you know a piece of news-  loll us." We'll reciprocate.  DEEP CRESEK.NEWS  ;t Now In ��������������������������� Stock  0  *s  r  SB.  J  SB  i  I  \] Congoleum 6 ft wide  fi- Per square yard.  Price  95c  I  s*  I  0*  Garden Hose  BVfiBBH  ���������������������������"Canada Pood Bo a're! License   No. S-8SG  ."general merchants   '  Contractor and Builder  Brick, Cement, and Carpentry.   Jket me  &ivc you an estimate   on. anything you  want built.    Good Red Brick always  iii  - stock --*-*"  :, fa    %  ������������������     COOP ]  Armstrong  . V r A^eiicy tor iNicLfuighlii!. Chev-  d ������������������> j let and Maxwell Cars.^JJittlo JJJri'ant  "* ��������������������������� *��������������������������� "'"1 Chevrolet, trucks. Wo also  handle J.'J.'Case and^A very tractors, i A.fn 11 line of motor accessories and tires always in stock;  J-tEAL'pSTATE  AND  INSURANCE'*  bisT your Properties and J-Jousesri J  -"Pndcrhy  'QEANAGAJJf- ������������������ARM$  Phone 77r   Armstrong  Mr. John Maliory and Mr. Hill  have   each   purchased'a   Chevrolet  car of lhe latest' modelT  "**  / -     "   SS '      "    '  LasL SaLurdr.y-tfvening there war,  a roadjneclingVi-L the Schoolhousc  a I which Dr. K.- C. MacDonald -was  present.- -,���������������������������     -��������������������������������������������� ~'  1 **    *���������������������������������������������     '"  Service, conducted by the P.ev.  ]\Ir. Dow, al the house of Mrs. Jam-  leson, will be- held ncxt Sunday,  May 2.")lh, al 3 p.m.  X :.-  Mr. Frctl Thompson, motor carrier, Salmon Arm, is collecting  cream: regularly now on his-route  which he travels Mondays and Fridays, lie also'takes eggs, and is arranging, to include all kinds of fruit,  etc. Jle also has room for two passengers," which wilj be convenient  for those wishing to catch trains  at Salmon Arm.  Lawn Mowers  $8.50,- -9.50    and    10-00     ���������������������������  V .  nts   for  Plow  iG-L-T^StXX-TE-X ���������������������������  50 foot   lengths,   Complete, , ~  S9.0Q and 12.50  Garden  Rakes  50c,'$l.C0, and    1.45  Garden     Hoes  ������������������l.C0,r    aid       1.10  Garden Spades  .     1.75       and       -2.C0  .    Planet    Jr.    Hand  Cultivation  "8.50 and 12.50.     '  Screen    Doors  $2.50 to 3.00 .   . .  Screen  Windows  "adjustable."    \:j0c -35c   c  45c SOc and 00c jl  S-reasi   Wi"e cloth  0  S  r^s  r  i  o  i  r  l  o  **������������������!.-���������������������������  A.S*  . Bulk Coffee  J     Ur - " '     '" ^    ~r^'     l    "^, ". -     s-s\  Special Brand   A 1  ���������������������������     '     *        " s. ������������������       *  .-���������������������������/   :50clb,   v"-"V  rt  Sec Us Before BuyiaVg-  0)<3=>t)<=>0<=>0  ><)<  24" to d2,'- wide (I      V;  eere ���������������������������();;������������������������������������������������������;  ; :       -fl^;:  ' hs  ohn  Co.  -X incir^1& "nie zx������������������ ������������������-  v-A?l  o<=>o<^rr>c)<=>o<=>o>:  J {  W. J; J WOODS  C.-F. B. Ucensc No..8-12980.  ClilT St. , " - fnderby  - -.-** fit  ���������������������������.ril-meet you, at; I  J^^onafd's   Billiard  'Rarlprtprjnight ..  .^^-jf  .. .- ���������������������������"-������������������.*  .. S J"--'&M  A  ���������������������������       -o- *  >-r. * '  -Jf-J  .1  Fi  !l  ['    x  0  I I  0  *~s  I  I  11.  Moderately Priced  Men's Cotton Merino, in shirts and drawers all sizes, 32 to A<f. liyht  and yet   strong,   per   garment,    price,     $L.15. suit $2.25  ]\lens Balbriggan Natural, all sizos, per garment     75c..  x  Combination underwear that combines quality and price  Men's B'dbiggan Natural, all sizes, per garment    $1,85.  Athletic W. C. & R- white Nainsook, garments       $1.50-  Boys' Ualbriggan, natural sizes 20 to 32,     "        $1,15   to   1.30.  yccording to sizo,  Boys' cotton Jerseys in May trimmed red, grey,   trimmed   cardinal,  sizes 21 to 32. prices 55c to 65c according   to size.  Boy's shirt waists in plain and stripes, at 75c. 85c and'$1.00.  n  q   .  P  P  ������������������ b m iss m RB sas g .ea.pi-b. iv m m  P  B-SJ  m a ta a ������������������ ������������������ &  Men's Cottonade WorR Pants  A hard wearing pants,. 5 pockets, dark, stripe, sizes 32 to 40.    Good  values   at   ....'. :    $2.26.  The price  sh'quld,'fc-ul the wear   will,   bring   you   back.  H:  i  s  ���������������������������0  S  fJ$T US  SUPPLY YOU  WITH  MOWHN PAlHY EQUIPMENT  V      ' '    = -JJ ' ���������������������������* -  We ^ve jwst: completed our Une of modern dairy equipment.  ^  -    Everything th^t the dairy fariner needs to handle his milKi  cream ^n4 hwtter can he purchased here:���������������������������milk pans, pails,  "^Ttrajft^TsT^  And to meet the big dairy need cf to-day���������������������������we have contracted  for the exclusive sale of "the only separator that skims clean  ( at any speed. , "   ��������������������������� -           ^w-^-r^-y^;'  "''" ���������������������������*^'1 - / k*   *'-  8HA|tP(.ES  V**AM ������������������EPABATOK  After actual demonstrations, we finally selected the Sharpies Suction-  ^ee(j���������������������������primarily because it is the one separator that absolutely skims  clean, regardless of speed at which the handle is turned. We, as well  as the makers, stand behind every Sharpies Separator. Here are some of  the exclusive Sharpies features in.which our customers will be interested.  J.    Skims clean at any speed���������������������������all other separators waste cream  ���������������������������when turned under speed.  2.   Gives   cream  of  even  thickness���������������������������riot thick  to-day and  thin  to-morrow.  3'.    Increases its capacity when turned faster���������������������������permits you  ^ to finish quicker.    ^k1^-r*^-,^,<^^^^^^ --  4. Has thc lowest supply tank ever put on a separator���������������������������also  it is the largest.  5. Easiest to clean���������������������������only onc piece in bowl���������������������������no discs  to wash.  6. Self-emptying bowl and oncc-a-month oiling system.  Seeing is believing���������������������������so we suggest that you call for a  Sharpies demonstration, 'as well as inspect our carefully  selected dairy equipment.  19  -,*������������������*������������������  m  Fulton Hardware Co. Ltd., Enderby, B. C.  I  >l  &<zzz>o<=^o<=z>o<zz>o<zz>o<  o<:  *������������������o<���������������������������>o<~-^()<���������������������������~sO<z^>o<~-->U'A^r,mr=>o  >()���������������������������  0 B  m n "m ������������������ s  s  5 ������������������E  ������������������ ��������������������������� 0  T^m&s**,  m.  m s  3  3  pn  ��������������������������� pr*' ra OKANAGAN   COMMONER  THURSDAY, MAY 22, 191S1  ���������������������������~ il  |i  I?  If  (SUNSHINE SERMONS  mmttul Atli���������������������������niB to b H������������������p*1������������������, H������������������*ltbl������������������r 1.1V  By tha Phflosophtr-Phyikian  MCOROS   P. BUTLER,   A.  M,   M. IX  J  1  ;1  Such people should be sent  at one* to the pest houso and  kept In quarantine until they  are cured; they are as untouched by the myriad happy Influence* of life as the mole is  by the light of a star or the  flash of a comet. They say, "No  one Is as badly off as I am."  Their salutation Is "always one  that plunges at once Into the  condition of the liver, stomach,  bowels, etc. Now It Is all right,  when trouble or disease overtakes us, to seek human sympathy or a doctor. But dont talk  over your troubles with every  person you meet. If you need  to take a particularly nasty dose  cf medicine, Is it worth while-to  force every member of the family to share the dose, or to run  around and compel all your acquaintances to taste also? Castor oil, family troubles and  physical and mental ills are far  better taken in individual doses,  and not administered on the  communistic plan.  Thank the Lord, all you who  are healthy and happy, and who  have brains enough to Indulge  In a topic of conversation more  elevating than that of your  aches and pains and troubles. It  is such a grand thing to be well  and strong and optimistio. Talk  about happiness! Why, a well  beggar h*s a better time of it  tfiafj a sick king any day. j If  ihjjnt MjKj a bird, your strong  Wings    uplift    yoy    abovs    the  p^in    which  4hAt flr!m. ?,������������������l sportamaiir u������������������������������������th,  countless shots of  ever is aiming at poor humanr-  fy count yourself an Jngrate If  the "song"of'thanlcsglvfng Ta nol  always welling from your heart.  Have a purpose in life and work  for It; play Joyously; strive not  for the unattainable; never regret the unalterable, and, whatever happens, don't complain  about it to everybody.  (Copyright. 1910, by W. Q. Chapman.)  LAND REGISTRY ACT  (Section 24)  jr. ' --sf.ss-  In the mutter of an application for  ilu-oliciile   certificate   of   title No.  4 5'^ii   issued   to   Amelia   Becker,  covering Lot 1. Block 10, Map 408  Town oi' Armslrong, Lot 2, Block  1   Map 2, Acre Subdivision.  NOTICE is hereby given that it is  mv  intention, at thc expiration  of  one monlh from the dale of thc first  publication hereof lo issue a-dupli-  cate certificate of title covering the  above  lands to Amelia  Becker, unless   in   the   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. 1019.  C. H. DUNBAR,  District  Registrar.  ARMSTRONG'S LOCAL AUTOMOBILE  ASSOCIATION JOINS VALLE1 CLUB  Some 15 or 20 automobile owners gathered in  the Council Chamber of the'Cits; Hall, Armstrong  last Thursday evening to consider the question of  mer������������������in������������������ the local Automobile Association into  the larger Vallev club,.now fairly well established  with local committees acting in each locality in  conjunction with the parent organization with  headquarters at Vernon.  Mr Patten was in the chair. There were only  4 few members rof the local association presenl,  and the chairman remarked that he thought the  club "had become defunct, and advised action in  the direction of joining up with the larger club  in order to become more effective under one  bcul He said he had not felt this was thc thing  to do until recently. He first favored hanging on  to thc local club, but was now convinced this  would be bad policy, and advocated thc larger,  broader organization.  Mr. Fletcher spoke along similar hues, also  Mr Sa������������������c Mr. Henderson, president of the Oka-  pagan Club, Mr- H. Heggie, vice-president, and  Mr Stuart Martin, secretary-treasurer, were in  attendance to answer any question that might  arise in connection with the parent organization.  Mr Henderson explained briefly lhe������������������g.vncral objects of the club, which wcrelo promote a belter  community feeling throughout' thc dislrict, and  to develop a broader spirit of unity and good-  fellowship throughout the Valley, by frequently  getting together, sometimes alone town then at  another; and in a practical way work harmoniously for the general welfare and Interests of  all; not only by securing better roads, but by a  closer observance of each sections needs and requirements. V ~ 7~  e    , %.  Mr Heggie spoke in a very happy vein of what  it Avas hoped to accomplish through the organization ancl on request read the constitution adopted  by the club at its organization meeting held in  Vernon. He emphasized the general remarks ol  thc president, and suggested that wc forget sectional lines in a larger effort to work out bigger  and better things for thc Valley as a vJiolc. We  must rcme.nbcr lhat wc arc part of the whole and  lhat the best for each "can come quickest and  more surely as wc work harmoniously in thc in-  tcrcst of all. ��������������������������� ��������������������������� .  Following the reading of lhc constitution it  was decided lo disband thc local automobile club,  or what was left of it, and join thc Valley organization. ������������������������������������������������������'���������������������������'-������������������������������������������������������   4- ���������������������������   "       '*   _���������������������������'��������������������������� -w --'"-"������������������������������������������������������:!-=���������������������������-'-"_  Mr. Sage, who,'was elected a member of  the  BASEBALL AND LACROSSE LEAGUES  ORGANIZED FOR THE OKANAGAN  Last week delegates from Kelowna, Vernon,  Armstrong and Enderby met at Vernon to draw  up a schedule cf league games fotf baseball and  lacrosse. It-is.the intention to make the schedule  games more than usually attractive this season,  in the hope of winning back the sharp old-time  rivalry between the teams and; to recreate the  local spirit in sports, which for a time was lost  through a tendency to play professionals from the  coast on the teams in order to win. It is felt that  now the war is over and local boys are coming  home, there will be ample material to draw from  to make Okanagan players,.and that this spirif  can be reawakened and kept alive by excluding,  so far as possiplc, outside players in thc Valley  League games.  The following schedule was drawn up and will  bc carried out on thc dates mentioned, excepting  for such alerations as may bc necessary from  time to time in thc discretion of ������������������hc different  committees:  Baseball League  Vernon a I Enderby, May 2-llh.  Vernon at Kelowna, May 29th. "    -  Kelowna at Enderby, Tunc 5th. "f't  Enderby at Vernon, June 12th.  Enderby at Kelowna, June 19th.  Kelowna al Vernon, June 26th.  Vernon at Enderby, July 3rd.  Kelowna at Enderby, July 10th.  Vernon at Kelowna, July 17th.  Enderby at Vernon, July 24th.  Kelowna at Vernon, July 31st.  Endery at Kelowha,j\ugust 7th.  Lacrosse League    " -  WE BEGAN ADVERTISING THE FACT  that we were selling at CATALOGUE PRICES.  So successful has this become that we are now  doing THREE TIMES THE BUSINESS, and still  growing. ���������������������������     _  THE REASONS-  LITTLE EXPENSE  SMALL PROFITS  BIG BUSINESS  O. J. ^WMTK^'S  V'l  Manufacturing Jeweler  VERNON, B.C.,  :/���������������������������_���������������������������*  ii  9t  WA1ER ACT 1914  Riparian Rights  Nolicc is hereby given that under  the provisions of Section (5 of the  "Watcr Acl 15)14. every riparian proprietor claiming any right io divert  Avalcr or lo the exclusive use of  ���������������������������water for any purpose by virtue  only of 'nis being such riparian proprietor is required on or before the  1st (lav of June, 1020. lo file a slalemenl of claim selling forth the particulars  of  his  claim.     Such   slalc-  pedient or advisable. Thc resignation ot Mr. W.  J- Smith, as a director of lhc Club, having bcen  accepted, left a vacancy to bc filled by someone  selected by the meeting, and thc name of Mr. \\.  J. Fletcher was chosen. The resignation of Mr.  Sage was not accepted and hc was rctainccUm the  executive as a director.  It was proposed"by Mr. Hassard and Mr. Iddings that the local ask through lhc Club executive, for the immediate work of lhc grader on the  Valley-trunk road within thc limits of thc Spallumcheen Municipality. It was also decided to  ask thc C. P. R. to bring all trunk road railway  crossings lo grade-level-  Italy Continues Displeased  The Italian press, reflecting public opinion, dc  ticulars  of  li i.s  claim.     Such   stale- ,   ,    ,i-   i^,,,.,(:��������������������������� /infr-il  -in .P-ivjc is  otow  mcnls of claim shall be filed in dn-|clarcs llaly s diplomatic defeat in I a..s is &lov%  -plicate with the AValer Recorder of ijn,T     Despatches fromJ.bc peace conference de  the   Water   l)isl:icl   in   which   lhc     V'   ,,        '        .  -wider i.s diverted or used.        ^  .��������������������������� Aftc_r_lh_c._firsl davj)lyjune,- 1020,  no  right  tn~ divert water or to "tiro< ,l,.w.ili������������������s  exclusive use of watcr for any pur-! Italian  delegates  picl the silualion as "ominous"' owing lo ''Wilson's- attitude.;'   Thc_idca_ Nazionalc_urgcs   the  Vernon at Kelowna, May 29th. ; '. - =-.;..'  Armstrong at Vernon, June 5th. .       , t7as\7  Kelowna at Armstrong, June 12lh.        r-~  Vernon at Armslrong, June 19lh.  Kelowna at Vernon, June 26th. -SS  '- -  Armslrong at Kelowna, July 3rd. "rs  Armstrong at Vernon, July 10th. ---���������������������������,���������������������������---- -._.  Vernon at Kelowna, July 17th. 0 :~^'7'?-"  Kelowna at Armstrong! July 24th. ;: ;  Kelowna at Vernon, July 31st.       -    -/  Kelowna at Vernon, July 31st. "'"' --=������������������-.  Armslrong at Kelowna, August 7th-,  Vernon at Armstrong, August'13111.  School League -.'..-.  A league has also been formed of'the school  towns and any parties owning, cars and desirous  of helping on this good work could assist greatly  in offering their cars Jo take the boys to the neigh,  boring towns. Any information desired in this  connection can bc obtained from Mr. Welsh of  Enderbv or Mr. Freeman/ oi* Armslrong, High  School principals. V  from May 1st .65c per lb.  Butter Fat, at any shipping point]  in the Okanagan ValleyT "-��������������������������� ���������������������������  A Farmers' Company.        Financially sound.       PaymenUJ  .   for Cream made monthly. ^  Deliver can to the Railway Company for dispatch tdj  Kelowna  Creamery, t^idji  Empty cans^promptly returned.  . Well Represented '  A couple of old- gents got into a quarrel and  landed before thc local magistrate. Jhe loser.  turning todiis opponent in a combative frame-'of  mind, cried: " ���������������������������"  '   "I'll law you to the circuit court."   -  "I'm willin' " said the other: -        ���������������������������  "And I'll law you to thc Supreme courl."  "1*11 bc thar."'"  "An' I'll" law you to !ell."  "My attorney will bc there," was thc calm reply  pose shall  exist by  virtue  only  of  anv ownership of land.  Forms of statement of claim can  Jbc obtained from the "Water Recorders of the several Water Districts  in thc Province or from the Comp-  ]}uildiiii,fs.  Victoria.   B.C.  Dated at Victoria, B.C., this 11 Hi  dav of March, 1919.  T. 1). >>* ITL'M.O.  lo return to Rome again immediately, "as the people sooner or later will gel  whal is flaly'sV The Berne correspondent of the  Idea XaVionale declares lhc Allies are active in  Vienna and hints lhal thc * price of Austria's  abandoning lhc project of a union with Germany  will he lhe Tyrol, which will be given back lo hcr  instead of being awarded to Italy.  SETTING-GOOD=EXAMP&E-  I Do You Want  ii*  i|-  >:  I:  and cannot get U in town; write, wircor phone to  $he OkanaglS  z""7-' '_,'-"���������������������������     Vernonv "-,,V^V.'..:  ". ;Wc pay express fo Armstrong and J: Enderby 'V  '   Agents'".fqr  Northern ��������������������������� Electric; Farin .'iU'gh'tirig" Plants. ?  iffcararjwaE  'SidHPTLY.SESroEDij  'fiv'ali   <-..<!!ii:;,.ps.   A.-k .fur  our   DVK.V-   I  UXrli>j^\lJVI8r'l!,wliiuh will be sent free. !  JHAiUON ���������������������������& MAllIOtf.  Knocked Full of Holes  m.  ���������������������������<*sr{K<'ii)> ATMS  fiTj U^k.^      fjg������������������isl  AA.S.--At���������������������������-~ -.  .Fishing  -For Dollars  Are you satisfied  ���������������������������--srith the catch?  Are you using the  best bait?  Classified "Want  Ads.   in   this  paper bring  results.  I The peace conference lhc olher day received  Jfrom the Women's Inlernalional Conference for  Permanent Peace at Zurich a resolution adopted  Jby Uie conference,' denouncing the. terms  !of peace wilh' C.ermany. The resolulion declares  | lhal the terms, laci lly sane I ion .secret- diplomacy,  ideny lhc principles of self-determination, rccog-  l-nize. .lhc right of the* victor to. the .spoils of war,  land violate principles of justice. Rule by force,  ��������������������������� il is declared, is continued by tiie financial and  I economic clauses- ������������������������������������������������������-.  | Roundly. ^1,000.000 worth -of orders have al-  :ready heen l)ooked in-'Eurr>))e Ly Canadian wool  | manufacturers, who formed a trade, group, as'ad-  jvocalcd hy the Canadian Trade Commission.  I Other groups arc now'being rapidly arranged.'  X  I     Credits of .$7").000.000 have been cstabiished in  I Europe by Canada, and .$25,000,000 more is likely  'and  this only  touches  lhc fring"c of world-wide  Irade openings. ...        ������������������������������������������������������;��������������������������� .->,.  Now that the war is supposed lo bc over, thc  counlry is trying to get back thc usual business  so far as thc old business is foiiind desirable.  Onc  Canadian business corporation is selling an example of enterprise and faith by going beyond  thc service rendered before thc war.    Tlie Canadian Pacific fast through service, now proposed  is more ambitious and expensive than any previous venture of   thai  company  in   transatlantic  travel.    Taken by itself lhis service may nol be  profitable.    Considered  in   the, aggregate  of Uic j  business of a company wilh hotel systems, steamship services on bolh oceans, and a vast interest  to bc served-.by world  advertising, wc may assume lhat the enterprise is expected to be profitable.   It is something to offer lo all the world the ���������������������������;  most   rapid   means   of   travcV between   Europe.j  Western America and Asia.    Such a diversion 6f-j  travel is-f.alsp'of advantage to Canada.   Whatever j  Uie  Canadian   Government systems  niay ullim-  alely  accomplish Vhcy  cannot  in   their J present  5)hysi.cal- condi lien compete  with   the  Canadian  Pacific jn   this .particular  field; of enterprise.���������������������������  Vancouver'Province. '  A Problem for'the .-.Girls  Luke had it before. Paul had it behind. Matthew never had it. All girls have it. Boys cannot have it- Old Mrs. Mulligan had it-twice in  succession. Dr. Lowell had it before and behind,  and hc had it twice as often behind as before.  "CWrtJsht' Pb������������������to., Alst PupoDt. V*W Kofi  tlULIAN   NORDICA  '       The Struggles ������������������nd Triumphs of ������������������ Famous Sing������������������r  '      Tlie success of Lillian Nordica, one of the greatest contemporary ol  Bingers, is a trrbute to the ambition and struggles of two women���������������������������the sir  and hcr mother. -- ���������������������������  Tho youngest of six daughters of Edv/in Norton, Lillian was bonl  'Farmingham, Maine, in 1859, in a family where music was the atmospherj  the home. Her father, was a violinist and her mother a singer with an I  usually sweet; rich voice. ^Mrs. Norton's ambitions chafed at tho liraitatj  of village life; she wanted broader opportunities for thc development of J  children, so when Lillian was six the family made its gladsome exodus fj  Maine to Boston, the Mecca of her dreams. I  The future, prima donna early revealed the promise of her wondeJ  voice, and the mother of the transplanted family laid, aside money fro'mP  boarding-house for the, musical instruction of her daughter. From twelvl  fifteen "Lillian studied at, the Boston ,Conservatory, with Prof. John O'NI  who condensed the five years'course into-three. When her interest flaggel  the, slightest she:was stimulated to'new energy by her mother, Nwho leaP  her daughter's parts in order to teach her, worked untiringly and saved]  ally'fof the new goal of instruction. - .L  Lillian was growing in power and courage. She was making $1,0(1  year as a church singer, but singing in church did not satisfy her high idJ  She audaciously besieged Tietjens in her'--dressing-room, and by her beai  her grace and her -persistence, forced the great singer to lij  to her rendering of Leonora's aria in "II Trovatore." Tietjens 1  charmed, nobly captivated, and'became her friend. She advised her tj  to New -York to study with Maretzek. The devoted mother was.equal.to "  new emergency; she met the occasion with. her. customary high finance; si  -.;borrowed ancl otherwise secured enough money, for-a two years' stay inj  metropolis, where'she* watched tenderly over her beLoved daughter.-, L  ������������������������������������������������������ On completing the two years, when funds were ebbing and hopes ll  ing; Gilmore heard the Finger and "engaged her* for a hundred concert!  Europe. In 1S7S came the debut at the Trocadero in Paris, followed ll  term at Mi'an, where San Giovanni,'an enthusiastic admirer of the sinl  rech'r'istened her "Giglio Nordica," the Lily of the North. At Brescia, wit  her success was overwhelming, her mother fainted through joy at heal  unending plaudits of tbe enthusiastic audience.    . ,1  Entire! icconlinj to Act of the Pariiamcnt ofCamda. in fhuvw ;i"f.yr w. C. Hack, at the-Department of Ajrluulf THURSDAY, MAY 22, 1919  OKANAGAN   COMMONER-  *  f.  EATS  DIRT  MADE   IN  CANADA  J^?*-  m.  m  hi'-^&ifrit-t&ji-ti i'f   fr/V       ������������������������������������������������������  .{���������������������������"Hi/?*-  i'l...C'/.,.  rJi'W^AS'i<'/S-:i!ii'..  1. JrA,&.  ILLETTSl  LYE    I  SUITS'  SfiUtTT COMPANY Ujjg  l^J*         TO*������������������lWTrt   nut      M*^f  ftealth steals into every home  bindow at night-but the win-  low has to be open.  VEftNON, B. C. ..,  iPhone 341 ���������������������������      P.O. Bos 217  Ref. Royal Baiik.' Vernon..  -,  ompleteLlne  of  V-.-~T.  -���������������������������- \- \ ��������������������������� r    it  /S--'  VTTa"  ',''<.   -1* ;-  il?Z.  ' ~ --- " ,T-  IffceV Armstrong   Poot    Stor*  Qppatit������������������ Optra H������������������������������������we -  |4H J>c*n:h<������������������������������������ pf r*p������������������irw������������������f ffakt  X^ p.$������������������c^nse N6..9-3409  J If vpii K*v������������������n^ triec| owr burnt  l^nd^bacon you have   not t>ad  |tiw. ft. Shurpt  Wholesale and fiet^il Piitcfcer  pnderby  |J,������������������AjtY GAJUGE  p. C. &������������������4&Y, proprietor  FORD DEALER  [Repairs tc nil makes ofenrs.    Pnene 22  ARMSTRONG. ������������������.C.  r������������������*s  g&i  '/MjVJ?  O1  IL is a cheap fuel fcr cooking���������������������������No  _   ashes to clean up.   No-fires to build.  What could be less trouble ?  A Florence Automatic with a McClary's Success oven will  give you the best bakings you ever produced.  No odor.    Nc\wick3 to bother with. *:-*s������������������>4  Save fuel, have a cool kitchen. ��������������������������� ^  Call and see the Florence in actual operation.  ������������������  FLORENCE AUTOMATIC"  OIL COOK STOVES  Sold By Maclachlan Hdw. Co  ESTABLISHED     1872,  BANK. OF HAMILTON'  In making payment for produce or goods purchased at a distance,' use the service offered you  by thc Bank of Hamilton and its branches. Tr-ans-  actions of every kind incidental to your business  will thus be taken care of in the right way.  ARMSTRONG BRANCH  W.SMITH  WILL CANADIAN NORTHERN   n -"  USE C. P. R. RAILS INTO VERNON ?  General J. W. Stewart, .whose company has secured the contract for the construction of thc  FARMERS OF PROVINCE aRE_  PLANNING CLOSER-KNIT ORGANIZATION  In a circular letter just issued by thc Department of Agriculture notice is given of a conven-  of bringing together representatives of the vari  ous farmer associations of tlie Province. *The  letter reads:   "Mr. M. F. Nourse, Advisory Board  nouncement as to, the route through Vernon has  yet been made, but the News says it is generally  Accepted as a fact that the new road will conie in  over the C. P.-R. track from a point near Armstrong, arid will swing down through the prune".!  orchard on the Ellison Estate and thence down j  ,to Kalamalka Lake. The spur line to Lumby is  expected to follow the course of Coldstream  Creek through the Coldstream Municipality. -  The subcontracts: for the whole distance between Kamloops and Kelowna.' It is said the  firsf of these contracts iipon which work is soon  to start is -the '15 "miles; from this, end of Kalamalka Lake to Oyama.. This involves the .only  heavy roclT work on the lirie������������������ ahd it is said that  Bailey: Bros', a Seattle firm/have "secured _ this  subcontract.   ~"    '_ - V- 1 -.  In a statement issued recently by.General Stewart he said: "We have sent^men out to; assemble  the necessary plant for the work on the Okanagan  bWiich,.and construction will begin at once.ViV  - "Naturally,,thef returned nian\yith;anyrrailroad  experience, -or'who wishes to- engage|in; this "clas^  of: w6>k,' will always have the preference With ipe  in tliis or any other contract Tan? toldtthat there  are many of them out of employment in the city  aCthe present"time, ahd,\as~this construction will  niean the employment ot\several thousand men,  \ve liope to relieve tins to a^ertain ex|en|.;f J l?a<J  thousands pi"-the finest railroad bwiWers in IM  world breajung records fori me in Frarice,fan<|  these men can always worH for the,compan>v, f  annhoping lhal a great manyjof them will appear  upon our payrolls, 4p4 | anr certain that we cap  get the same residtsjogetber in lhis country that  we did in France."      :       -  Z; =;Lc==c, N^l ������������������on to be held at Sneers,���������������������������^ tlie Gnjn d ***  tional Railway,, was in Vernon last week, says Pacific, from June 18th to 20th, tor the purpose  the .Vernon News, and along with Engineer Swan  motored over the line from Kamloops to Vernon.  The surveyors have been busy for tlie last three,        *.,....        A, o-   , ..  11 ' ,   ' .* .     "s       ..      -, J . ..    Ai.' int - _j 'member for thisN district, on the recommendation  weeks running lines throughout the district and,"'1-"'1-*   ���������������������������      -    ., ��������������������������� ��������������������������� ,       . SSxa a ~��������������������������� Qms������������������k  checking up the old surveys.    No definite an- ot Mr. A. Manson, MP. P has decidedon Smith-  cneuunB,up >       _. ..        ^ asbeing a^entral location ior farmers,to con  gregate. The Minister of-Agriculture, after careful consideration, will personally attend this con=.  veiition together with tlie other farmer representatives. Many important matters will he attended to during the conference. One in3 particular wilKbe" the proposed creation of a Council  of Agriculture for British Columbia. It is.hoped  that as a result of this gathering of men actively  engaged in the agriculural industry that a plan  can-be devised for bringing; about,such'a central  association and that' this Jwill be ready.- for presr  en ta tion. at" a; Provincial" Conference >yhich Jt is  proposed to call during the coming wittter.  " -Delegates will be- in attendance, from Vancour  ver, Island.District, Bulkley"Valley, Kamloops  Central" Institute, Prince George "District, Lower  Mainland District, Grand Forks &vBoundary District, Okanagan. Central'Institute, Kootenay Lake  & River District^ S. E. Kootenay J& Columbia Val-  ley^B. C. Stock BreedewV Association,;. B.C. poultry Assodia tion; B;' G? Fruit\Grb\vers' .^Association,  B.C. Dairj'inen's. Association, UriHed Earmers of  B.-iC.\.yerriojtt 'Eruit XJnipri!0 and a"representative  of the Returned. Soldiers', organization.' V "���������������������������/-' >:7.  s Tliis will bka^unigueigathering as-it wiW;be  'the/first general -conference of Representatives; of  every agricultural" society Jin: the, province, Mth  the^Centralized Board.of Control idea^efmi.tely  injhe maMngv v    V.. . TV 1.   ^     ').  It Coos to The Home  Our papor goes to tho home  amt lo road and welcomed thero.  If you with to reach tho houoe^  wife; the real arbiter of domettle1  destlnleo, you can do oo througli  our paper and our Claaalfled^  Want Ado. form an Interesting  and well-read portion of it  NOBOPY NOW WANTS TO PANG  ��������������������������� -*-���������������������������, *������������������MM mwmm^ ��������������������������� s*- -  Paris report says hangings the former Raiser  or otherwise punishing him> proving less simple  a matter than the majority of the responsibilities  commission anticipated- The majority plan,  adopted^ by-the "big four" over the objections of  the-American=and=Japanese=members-of_the--conu  .mission, provided that one of the wronged countries should act as the prosecutor. Now it is  difficult to find any country willing to act jn that  capacity. Belgium, the obvious choice, has allowed it to ! e Hno>vn that slv-.loo*. not-\yan|-to  assume the role. It is apparent that Belgium remembers she is a Kingdom, too, and that it, would  not be a wise policy, to start treating Jungs.as  criminals, lhere is also the possibility that Germany may "come back," seeking vengeance. No  other country has yet made known its willingness  to be the prosecutor of the former Kaiser, though  France and Britain i^-~ '-~-- ~~..������������������,jm oUj. pes-  pitc the fact that Premier Lloyd George was  practically forced by Lord,, Northcliffe, during thc  last election, to make punishment of the former  Kaiser one of his campaign planks, the general  moderation of thc British character might impel  the government to go slow through fear of a reaction of Britain's natural sporting instinct.  Butter Profiteering mt\Mfio is pespansiMe,  Taking the retail priced of bntter for a text the  Ottawa Citizen prceeds to remark that the, people  have |ong since ceased/to .|oo|c to jhe. Government  for protection against fboc| profiteering, "90$ the  only interest manifested in the steady increases  of'foo$ prices is a pathetip, speculation as to how  farlthese may go before tlie consumer :is-compelled tp. place his /amily on a minimum cliet,  beyond which it would be positively dangerous  to go." Yes, and for fear the unfortunate consumer should have any escape from the high  price of butter, there js some talk of bringing  pressure to bear on the Government tojputthe  banTonT oleonrafgariFfe.���������������������������: VS^oclstoclTSWtineir   "���������������������������  "ft has probably becii a surprise to many to  recognize that the signing,of the armisjtice did  not mean the normal resumption of trade in  various^ European countries, and that instead a  period of'economic transition should set in which  would present its own complex problems,"���������������������������an  apt American statement quoted by the Canadian  Trade Commission.  w 1  For quick business connection  there is nothing  to equal our  Long. Distance  ~B Service. ��������������������������� 5- ���������������������������  V-     a- 7  " -..v1:  t>.*  A~".  ������������������. sS *   f      "~^lP       T  v   '  > f/t T "*  ' \. ^/7r77s-  ~"      -.  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SS Wv- .;..';... -.. 7S:. vrT v:. 918.00 per thousand^ -' * -  T ">  V^PteWPf-WP" Woo^.-.v- ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������" ��������������������������� ���������������������������; ��������������������������� ���������������������������. ��������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������.������������������.��������������������������� v -��������������������������� ?.5Q>;v-..;  ._  V:i6-inch8iab. green wbo4 .......>V^tV ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������..". ^2.5Q,   *  -*C    ^    ���������������������������  ) J^ -������������������-*���������������������������-*< c**������������������*tI  "1^   ?"?--t~'r-s^/������������������*^i&i  V*  -r "- _   s-   -* '\,,**?**-  ������������������������������������������������������.s--j :��������������������������� --a^'^^I  ^j v*^*^^^ is.***  "-^   i   ,   -1 w-������������������ ^r~&���������������������������  *r t.s -^ *  .-. AA, n *,~%'S~  sSac-s: h^7s  ?,~rSSS"rj-i.-. v  '���������������������������<!���������������������������-���������������������������.- '>S.\-���������������������������'v**L  .    -.     Canada-imported oyer $400,000,000 worth of f-,  goods qr^ products from-the United States |as|\    -      ^     -      ;- ;V^  ~ ;V   year.   And* Canada's population is only������������������g^t-.miK,,_ ^.,.,���������������������������,'���������������������������-"'_,-���������������������������  / / lions, and"yet .they- do tell us'Hbftrwe'have'iiol.^vr-  market for what we produce. J v \ '   -- s7  - r ^1  Makes Ma Curious  The teacher was trying-to explain the dangers  of overwork to onc of the smaller pupils.  "Now, Tommy," she pursued, "if your father  were busy all day and said he would havc to go  back to thc ollice at night, what would hc be  doing?" f      ' -. '   -m.-  "That's what ma would want to know!"  Imports into Canada from the United States,  for which payment must be made some time or  other, continue to be on almost a wartime scale,  thc Canadian Trade Commission points out.  ���������������������������Remittance men always go away from home  first-class and ccnie back steerage.  Don't take life too seriously; you "Avon't get out  of it alive anyway.       ~-' -::  -'DMNAftN mwm"  ���������������������������ANP���������������������������  %>���������������������������  British Columbia's Leading Farm Journal  fM Otfg.CQltHfrc YEAH J 0**100  Equal opportunity for New or  Old Subscribers, providing you  send  in your order within 60 .  davs.  Write your name here  Pure coffee ought to float on. water; adulterated coffee sinks.  There  is  only  onc  thing .worth  fighting  for.  talking fcr cr writing for���������������������������and lhat is freedom.  Good advertisers advertise because newspaper  advertising brings them profit.  $2   pays   for   thc   Commoner  and   B.    C.'s   bjg    agricultural  ��������������������������� wceklv for one vear.  Pin your.Money order , Express  Order dr -cheque here and. get  Okanagan Commoner and  farm & Home for $2 OKANAGAN   COMMONER  THURSDAY, MAY-22, 1919      ;J  L  ARMSTRONG WEATHER  CLASSIFIED ADVTS.  2c a  word   fii st insertion: lea word  thereafter.    -5c minimum1  WANTED���������������������������Customers Q  for     milk.  Mrs. .1. Gardner, Knderby      !)3-lc  EXPERIENCED STENOGRAPHER  with some knowledge of bookkeeping, desires work for two  hours in afternoon; also evening.  Applv, Box 67, Armstrong.      94tf  PLANTS FOR SALE���������������������������Small quan-  tiLv of good bedding Tomato  plants, at Sawyer's Ice Cream  parlor, 25e dozen. Large orders  filled at Culhbert's Ranch.       94tf  FOR SALE���������������������������Range, six dozen* fruit  iars, two arm chairs, four dining  room chairs, cross-cut saw, bicycle. Mrs. Chas. Randall, Armstrong, in the A. J. Watson house.  9<i-tr  FOR SALE���������������������������Young sows, $25 and  up; also other pigs. T- N. Hayes,  Armstrong.  94-tl  FOR SALE��������������������������� Lillle pigs (Berkshire  Doric, Jersey cross): ready to  take away last week in May.VV  IL  F.  Collis,   Lansdowne.       93-11  BABY TURKEYS���������������������������50c each from  large, pure-bred, healthy Mammoth Bronze stock. Quick growers; very hardy. Plymoth Rock  mothers if required, $2 each.  Maw & Sons, Armstrong, phone  300!). 93-tf  FOR SALE-wV ��������������������������� good work mare:  quiet; 10-years-old; weight 1400  Applv, J. Teward, Armstrong. 93  WANTED TO PUR CHASE���������������������������A driving pony. W. Huffman, Enderbv. si-ip  FOR SERVICE���������������������������Registered Jersey  Bull (one of the large kind), fee,  S3.00 at first service. 1������������������. W.  Collin,  Enderby 02-4p  FOR SERVICE���������������������������Holstein-Freisian  bull. Fee, $3; Turner & Donaldson,   Enderby          f.0-3p  FOR SALE OR TRADE���������������������������My equity  in well-improved (Alberta) quarter section, near town. H.Cross,  EnderbvT t0-3p  SUMMER RASPURAGE���������������������������Low rates  for stock. J. IL Christie, Hull-  car. 91-6c  PIGS FOR SALE���������������������������Young Berkshire pigs; 7 weeks old. Can be  registered.   Alf- Fowler, Plea-  - sant Valley. 74-2pd  REPORT FOR APRIL  Date  Max.      f      Min-  l  59                        34  O  60                       29  3  59                        29  4  56                       38  '56                       27  fi  56.5     ,          ,     26  7            o-"-.  56                        29  ���������������������������8  59                       20  9  51                        34  10  11  52                        44  56                       .38.5  12  57                        23  13    '   ���������������������������   .     -  14  15  1(5  :   46                        32  53                    33.5  55                     .21.5  59                        27  17  62                       45  IS   ''  fit             t>       34  19  60                   '- 31  9()  54                        31  21  OO  53                        31  - 58                        27  c> 3  70                        27  o.x  70                        38  - *           ������������������.  9")  69                       47  2(5  97  74 v               35  75 35  9 8  71                        47  9()  C8                        34  30  67                      29  Mean. temp.  for month. 40.30.  Max.   temp.  for-month,   ir>.  Min.   temp.  for   month,   21.:*).  Total   rainfi  ill   for   month,   .83in.  Victoria Day Sports  Piogram,  ENDERBY WEATHER  REPORT FOR APRIL  -cc  ���������������������������s     2.      -      =  ,2    **    a     ������������������  C3  2*  .19  .15  .03  REAL ESTATE FOR SALK-  Any, or -all of; my Armstrong  property at pre-war prices, and  on easy terms. -Write me. - J.  M. Bird, Box 761, Sumner,  Wash.. '-- 74tf  FOR SALE���������������������������42 acres, of which  30 acres is bottom land, 12 acres  bench land; small log cabin_on  the bench land. ��������������������������� This can be  purchased for S3,500., SI.000.  cash, Ski, 500. payable in three  ��������������������������� years at 7 per - cent. The  property -is about two miles  from the postoffice and adjoins  John Stickle's bottom land  which is improved. Apply to  W. H. Kearyr Armstrong. .  ,  74-tf  LOST���������������������������Plaid woolen rug, with  initials "G.M." in corner.  Finder please leave, with Geo.  Murray or at Commoner Office,  Armstrong.    Reward. lc  61  59  52  59  58  61  58  62  54  55  55  60  55  54  58  64  65  60  61  51  53  62  74  70  72  78  77  71  63  71  Clear days,  cloudy, 3.  Max, lenipernlM-.-c for  minimum, 22; moan, 4 /  1  9  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12  13  14  15  10  17  18  19  20  21  92  23  24  25  26  27  28  29  30  28  30  40  28  25  31  25  35  40  36  25  33  30  22  28  50  37  35  32  30  28  28  40  47  36  38  47  ���������������������������37  30  47  33  29  12  31  33  30  33  27  14  19  30  27  25  32  30  14  28  25  19.  21  25  rt  34  ���������������������������;,3  .16  36  30  34  :������������������3  21  .10  .12  .'j3  part  clear  Cloudy  Clear  ���������������������������*  Part Hear  >���������������������������  C.lmuiy  I-'jirt clear  Clear  Pa it c!ear  ��������������������������� ������������������ >  l'1'.-ar  Part clear  Clear  .03 .'    ,  "  7;    part    <leir   20;  nioiitli, 78;  .St.  FOR���������������������������RENT-Stepney Siding  Hay Farm, 55 acres fenced,  good hay barn, railway siding  on property, Apply, R. M.  Winslow,   Box   207, 'Vernon.  "UUO"  FOR-RENT���������������������������Rooms in Brick  Block, for particulars apply  Mrs. Simington,   Room,.   14.  FO 11 SALE ���������������������������Registered yearliug  Shorthorn Bull. Apply to J.  Phillips, Armstrong- 1)1.U'  Fo: Sal* or Trade  1 brude mare and colt.   Would  Trade for a good "Fresh  Cow.  Apply N.    W.    Perry  Otter Lake Road.  'OLD BILL"  Meet me at the  Avalon Tfc**fr*-  For Sale  Single    driver,    weight   1250,  Lady can drive. Will take good  cow.  McLeod and Thornton.  Corporation of  Township of Spallumcheen  NOTICE is hereby given .that  a Court of Revision for the purpose of hearing complaints  against the .Assessment of the  District for the year 1919, as  rnacle by the Assessors, and for  revising, equalizing and   correct-  - ing the Assessment Roll, will  bo  held at the Municipal Hall on Sat-  ' urelay, -Vine -1st, at 10 a.m.  All complaint's or objections to  the said Assessment Roll must be  made in writing and must be  delivered to the assessors at least  ten days before the date of the  first sitting of the said Court.  Dated at Armstrong. B. C.  April 19th 1919  74-1 L. E. FARR,   Clerk.  Armstrong  Saturday, May 2ffli  Capt.    Bruce    B iirasEather's0  "Wetter W'  MATING   at  2.45  EVENING    at 8.30  Children    Boc  Adults '.-..���������������������������   75c  9   a.m.���������������������������Baseball   . ... ,  9 a. in.���������������������������Bicycle Race, 1 mile.'.". ..  Boys, under 16 .............  9.30 a. ni.���������������������������2%-mile Road Race   10.00 a. 11V���������������������������Baseball   . . . ........  11.00 a.m.���������������������������Parade.  1.00 p. in.���������������������������100-yard Dash���������������������������open .  Running1 Broad  Jump���������������������������open.  22KJH-'yard;. J)a>:J:J~-ope!il'V   Hop,   Step   arid   Jump���������������������������open.  Relay Race���������������������������1-4 mile     Children's Races       .Enderby-Armstrong  High school   Prizes���������������������������$5.00      ������������������3.00      $2.00  ....Prizes��������������������������� 3.00 2.00 1.Q0  ..Wilson Cup and Special Prizes  ..........  Salmon Arm-Enderby  ������������������2.00  2 00  $2.00  2.00  .:..................   $10.00  Cash Prizes . . .* $10.00  .Prizes���������������������������$7.50  .Prizes��������������������������� 5.00  .Prizes���������������������������$7.50  .Prizes��������������������������� 5.00  $5.00  3.00  $5.00  3:00  2.00 p. m.���������������������������Baseball       Vernon-Eiulerby  .1.00  p.  m.���������������������������Lacrosse    * Armstrong-Vernon  7.00 p. m.���������������������������Bub and.Hub Race Salmon   Arm-Vcrnon-Eiulerby  Wet Tots   . . . . . Salmon   Ariii-Vernon-Enderby  3.30 to 6.30 p. m.���������������������������Continuous Matinee at Opera House.  7.30 to 9.30 p. 111.���������������������������in Opera House:  Wm.-Farnum in "Playing Fair"  Charlie Chaplin in his latest MjHion Dollar Comedy,"A Dog's Life'  9.30 p.j in.���������������������������Dance in Opera House.  88  88  88  88  88  Either through malicious  falsehood or in error, the  report has bcen circulated  that the admission fee to the  sports ground, Enderby,May  24th, is to be, 75c and 50c. jjg  The report is false. The old ~"  charge of 50c for adults and  25c for children under 16  will be made.  88  O o  Celebration Committee  "An invitation tliat does not introduce  something new is never as good  as the original!     ������������������  The   following   advertisement was originally prepared,  and published in this paper on January 23rd, this year by  C. J- WHITEN : -  f  If vou arc thinking of purchasing    Watches; .Jewellery, ^  Diamonds, Cut Glass, Silverware,   Clocks,   elc.,. look   up   any ..  catalogue Tvoii "may" havc and pick  out  what   you   want;     But.  instead of sending order out of the~0kanag;/n, send  order 10  us    All vou do is give name of catalogue,   page   and   numBcrr  We do the rest at same prices and terms." -  ^  When you buy Jewellery, Diamonds, Silverware, Cut  Glass���������������������������in fact, anything" which-is carried in our big stock,,  you not only receive the best quality goods at a low price,  but also that courteous, obliging attention which you expect when buying from us.  We especially welcome visitors from Armstrong. Endcrhy and Northern points. We have made arrangements,  to take care of Die visitors from the North, and from arrival of train till its going, we give our hest attention to  you, the people from Northern points. AfaKe our store  your headquarters when in town; leave your parcels, etc.,  here, as we consider it a privilege to he of service. We do  this willingly and want you to feel that you are pot under  any obligation to purchase unless you wish.  Anything you see in jewellery catalogues, we have it  for less.     We lead, others follow.  C. J. Whiten  . -Manufacturing,Jeweller J. - _Yern������������������_������������������>_J*-__������������������.  RESIDENTIAL LOTS  Lots   Originally Sold and Offered  For Sale at $200 to $250  '"���������������������������   . ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������._��������������������������� P ::"i,  '��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� - -___. '   . '  Now Only Fifty Dollars and Down  Right in line of Big* 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, Limited  SAGE & KEITH   SALES AGENTS  ^_^j^rxr>   ijn.TlJT-PJ'TJxriJ**'^"^"'-"-'^^  - a4  We carry a complete line of Prat's Chick  Remedies and Animal Regulators.  \  Bran, Shorts, Feed, Flour, Etc.* full line, now  in stock. ' ,"      '  3 '  TEECE 1 SON  .-.r r- -uri-n-m.i-u-LOi-ii-M-i-1-^ ��������������������������� ��������������������������� ---���������������������������*"������������������������������������������������������* ***>*������������������<^*    ^*^^m**���������������������������W***  EMPIRE PAY  THIS STORE will be headquarters  for all M olid ay Goods, Ice Cream,  Sol'l Drinks, Candy, Flags, Noise-  makers, Morns, Fireworks,- Con-  relic, elc.  BE SURF, lo be in Enderby lo see  the big 2'/..-mile Road Race starling and finishing al this store.  WFVOFFER to lhc winners of the  race a fine silver cup. Any boy  or man over 1 (i ycars eligible.  RACE, called al 9.30 a. m.  The Popular Variety Store  Plows     Pises        Harrows  Prills     Wagons      Piggies, ftc.  Agent for PoLaval Cream Separators  ���������������������������tlie best on the Market  Repairs can be obtained   for all the  above mentioned implements.    State.  your needs now.  I ALSO   CA Rirr A ilNJS OF PAINTS  Witb your  cup of Goffce  an4 came to  us when you  want either.  See our Warm  Weather  Clothing if y������������������u  want th^b^st  "HPT. 1HITT5 T\UT+  Bfen> Wear Groceries Pitferby, B- C.  Canadian Food Control Ucense No. 847170.,  Geo.  FOR SALE���������������������������Six-room and top-  ground cellar brick cottage ��������������������������� in  rear of Walker Press. Lot.50 x  150. Assessed value, 81,250. Will  sell for $850 cash. All in-good  condition. Apply IL, Walker  Press,  Enderby.  'FOR  Enderby,  IV.  '.VJ-  SALE���������������������������Second-hand Buggy,  Iwo walking plows and one section harrow.  92  I PAY CASH for POULTRY1  and EGGS  Butter Fat BQo ������������������ \\t  Pon'tjMtBltl  If you arc not using a Separator, then you arc  losing money. If you are using a poor Separator  vou arc still losing money. .   \  *     Phone  31, .ENDERBY HARDWARE  CO.,  Etd.  ' and avc will deliver and set up in your milkhousc  lhc same day onc of thc iamous.Sharpies Suction  Feed Separators that will skim clean at all speeds  ami last a lifetime.  Our service covers the Enderby���������������������������Salmon Arm-rand Armslrong Districts.    '        '      ���������������������������  '   Prices, $70, $85, $95 and $110.  Wc sell everything in the milk line except the  cow.  Fulton Htlw. Ca. Ltd., Entlerh:  Shipments solicited whether  large or small. Remittance  made on day of receipt of goods  at prevailing 'market prices.  A. E SAGE       Armstrong, B.C.  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