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Array '$������������������  ������������������mm0Utt  Vol. 13, No. 21, Whole No. 020.  ENDERBY, B. C. THURSDAY, AUG. 22, 1919  Granxi View Bene  Settlers En  '-���������������������������'���������������������������"'      in Development  .erg'etic  .  i \  .>*���������������������������  ���������������������������a  Grandview Bench is a newly  settled dislrict situated on the  foothills west of Grindrod. The  soil ranges irom a hjuvy-'cJa\  lo a gravely clay loam, and is  timbered with cedar and fir,  with birch," maple and willow  underbrush.*..  Going oyer the old road you  pass R. Salt's farm on the left,  a fine bay ranch, producing  large crops each year. Ncxt you  come to the M. Salt homestead,  also growing hay; the crop on  this place averages two ton to  the acre this year. This place  was bought by-Lawson Stroulger last year-  Next you can see the Frank  Russel homestead, on the side of  the mountain. This properly  has been somewhat neglected, as  the owner has been overseas for  two or three years, and has not  yel returned.  Next, on the right, is Lawson  "Stroulgcr's   homestead,   a .fine  farm, with between twenty-five  and  thirty acres under cultivation.  ^ G.S towards is "doing well, lie  lias about sixteen acres under  cultivation.     .,. ���������������������������.  E. Schineller has an ideal place  for poultry, especially ducks and  geese, as be has a.*nice- lillle. lake  near his buildings.  Roy Lidslone is the next  homesteader on this road- He  has a fine place for growing bay,  having a Held lhi-> year which  produced nearly three Ions lo  the acre.  T. W. Lielslor.c and his two  sons, Jim nnd Aribur, each have  a quarter seclion ol' fine land  and eacb bus "in the neighborhood of fifteen acres under cultivation.  iJ. Bradsbaw also has a good  homestead, with aboul liftccn  ���������������������������jcres in crop.  Now, we will go on lo the new  governmcnl road, lo William  Bailey's place. He has only seven  or eight acres in crop.  William and l\. Baldwin have  a quarter seclion between them.  Tbey havc aboul twenty acres  under cultivation.  were lost to .Vancouver at Vancouver in 1913. The boys were  seriously handicapped on that  occasion as they might as well  have played ten nten against  twelve.  This time the local boys expect lo havc the advantage as  liie games will be held on their  own grounds and'.before their  own crowd.  The local team lias adopted  lhc coast system of attack and  defence and the struggle should  be an 'interesting one.   ���������������������������  FIRE FIEND BUSY  Miles of Standing Timber Destroyed and Settlers' Houses  Surrounded.       V  CAPITAL ADVERTISING  Local Man Supplying the Canadian Pacific News Service  With Ripe Fruits.  Thc Tomkinson borne, showing   character   of , Grand  View Bench homesteads.  Nexl you come to Jesse Tom-  kiiison's homestead, with its fine  young orchard of 150 trees, and  small fruit, and a nice garden.  This Place is very suitable for  fruit, as it slopes to. the south  and cast.  Robert Stoward's farm is-thc  next,    with    about    twenty-five  acres in crop.   He is in the dairy  "business in a small way.  F. Dysart bas a very nice  place, will some sixteen "acres  under cultivation. He has been  overseas for about three years,,  and is just getting his pkjee into  gooel sha|)C again. .   A. Baldwin has a line place  on thc main road. -lie reports  having large-crops of hay Ihfs  year.  E. Smith and D- Cummiugs,  two "bachelors, are-doing line  work on tbeir homesteads.  There arc also several other  homesteaders,- in ..Ibis district,  and olher land is still available  for homeslcading. We also havc  a school, which lho=soltlcrs buill  last year, and which will bc on  the new road when it is completed, whicli, wc houe, will bc  in lhc near future.  Mr. W. E. Chappie of Knob  Hill is supplying the C. P. R.  News Service with assorted ripe  fruits in season. The fruit is  pul up in a neat cartoon which  shows that the contents of the  cartoons arc grown at Armstrong in the-Okanagan Valley,  .���������������������������"m! also bears the name of Mr.  Chappie as the packer of this  high-grade fruit, which is all locally grown with the exception  of lhe peaches and - apricots  which arc obtained at Penticton. These cartoons are  placed onfall daily trains cast  and west of Sicamous and are  sold by news agents on the  trains from Vancouver to Winnipeg.  This is splendid advertising  for our- district as thc fruit is  of lhc best grade obtainable, as  il is nearly all tree ripened and  therefore has the natural taste  ami color so essential for good  I'ruil.  Shipments of this grade of  fruil made daily from your  home town and reaching people  over such a wide territory is  bound' to prove itself a booster.  Crop Competition.  MABEL LAKE NEWS  Things we want to know���������������������������  Whether a certain rancher is  really going lorbuy an aeroplane  and where hc will find enough  land  (without stumps)   to land  on.  >   s;  Why a celebrated sportsman  Jias shaved oil' his moustache  nnd whether he finds if-more  successful.  X  Whether a bottle of beer jier  hour would not solve the firelighter strike and whether thc  strikers did not work for nothing rather than the low government wage.  X  Whether some of the most  dangerous bridges on the upper  part of thc Mabel Lake road will  =evcr=be=-repaircd^until-ii���������������������������rcnlly-  scrious accident wakes up the  powcrs-thal-bc  Whether  the enforcement of  LACROSSE  AT   ARMSTRONG  Two Games Wilh Vancouver  Team Arranged For ��������������������������� Goon  Record of Local Team.    ���������������������������  The game played between  Armslrong and Kelowna in lhc  Orchard City on Thursday, of  Jast week was one of the hardest contested struggles played  in thc valley lor some lime..The  crowd was thrilled from slarl  to finish and made ii extremely  dillicult throughout Tnc game  i'or the players lo play the bail  by crowding in on lhc Held,  jpTarkness threatened lo interfere so at half lime lhc players  changed ends and went al il  again never slackening up the  least bit no I wi lbs laud ing the  fact lhal Ihe ten minutes rest  period was called oil". Two un-  foiiimalG-Klijis^nadeJi-y-JMuri-av  in goal and Turnbull al point  cost Armslrong two goals.  However, the I cam males 'overlooked and laughed a I Ihcse as  The following" are a list of  the names with the score awarded each, of- thc farmers who  joined the Crop Competition at  Enderby of the Northern Okanagan Farmers' Institute:  Ja?'. Emeny, Enderby 90  G. Sharpe, Enderby ;88  R. Coltart, Enderby .......84y������������������  A. D._Stroulger, jSnderby.:.. JJ4  F.- Hassard, Enderby, . W83%  W. J. Fenton, Enderby 82  P. - Murphy,; Enderby ..._..-. .81'  J. Kcrslifclt, Grindrod ���������������������������'-.-.. .80  llie bush fires which have  been burning in the. vicinity of  Mabel Lake, Gtiiidrpd, Mara,  and Grand View Bench for thc  past week have claimed heavy  toll in the loss J of standing timber and other property.  At Mabel Lake the loss has  been entirely in standing timber  through which thel fla mes a re  steadily eating their way-over  thc hill south of the Abbolt  place and between this point  and Hupel fires have sprung up  anew in the area burned over  last week. Here men havc bcen  employed night and day defending the buildings of the Okanagan Saw Mills and fighting  back thc fires on thehill.  The blaze on top of thc Cliff,  near Enderby has spread a dozen miles over thc hills and valleys and is now over. Ihe brow of  the hill and burning in thc vicinity of Grindrod*-,on the cast  side. Here the'damage has  bcen entirely " confined to^ the  standing timber.    il..  In the vicinity of'Sugar Loaf,  west of Grindrod, and on whal  is known as the Grand View  Bench, settlers and. ranchers  have suffered severely.' Details  are not available at* the present  writing, but it is reported the  schoolhouse, the,Stoward place  and several others.have been  surrounded by fire.-] The extent  of damage cannot ibc learned.  Some fifty men are> fighting lhc  fire at this point. *":'    -^   '"*  Fires in the vicinity of Mara  are also burning.fiercely. So far  as can be learned if" has not  licked up any homes iii that vicinity, but is threatening many.  Unless a rainstorm of several  days duration soon' comes " thc  damage to the-country, will-be  many hundreds of thousands. ' r  Mrs. llull'man died' from the  effects of an operation in a Vancouver hospital a few months  ago. Mr. Huffman had not been  in good hcallh since ber going  and his demise was not a surprise to his friends.  One daughter and his son William survive the father. It will  be remembered that another  son, Blake, was killed in France  about a year ago.  Subscription, $2 a year; 5c copy  :S  ANOTHER RURAL ROUTE  Application Made to the Post-  office Department by Residents East of River and on  Glen Mary Hill.  Prince of Wale  Will Spend Few  Hours in Okanagan  Old Resident Passes Away.  On Sunday, Aug.* 9th;- Mr. C.  W. Huffman, aged 83, died at  the home of his daughter,.Mrs.  Johnston, Chilliwack, -where he'  recently went from Enderby.  His son, W.G., was called to the  -coasts returning- to Knderby,this,  week.. * -' \ ��������������������������� -  V-Mr. Huffman was an old resident of, Enderbyrdistrict, coming here fourteen years ago. At   "- :       .���������������������������     . that-time he"located upon the  Gossip mongers are saved, farm on flle river bunk north  many a step by the use of the ,0f Enderby which has since been  convenient telephone. 'his home-    -   .-'  Residents east of the river and  on Glen Mary Hill arc petitioning thc Postollicc Department  for the establishment of a rural  tri-weekly delivery. The application asks that the route cover  the territory.  "Leaving Enderby and following the Mara road on the  east side of the river to Grindrod Bridge, thence westward  to the New Road up Grandview  Bench, thence down the Hornell-  Stoward road to the west side  of Mara road and following the  Salmon Arm road to Waby's  corner, then along thc Glen  Mary road coming out on the  old Salmon Arm road and following it inlo-thc city of Enderby."  Favorable Wheat Yield.  Intimation has reached Mayor  Shatford of Vernon lhal lhe  Prince of "Wales will be pleased  to visit Vernon, the dale being-  fixed'for September 30. I lis  Royal Highness will conic up  Okanagan Lake by boat from.  Penticton to Kelowna, and will  motor from that cily to Vernon,  in order that be may al the same  time sec lhe beautiful scenic  drive- He will spend Iwo or  three hours in Vernon and then  be taken by auto to Okanagan  Landing, whence he will take  thc boat back to Penticton.  PUBLIC MEETING  Armslrong Citizens Decide to  Confine Fire Hall Building  and    Apparatus   Expenditure  lo ������������������0,000.  A. Glen's threshing crew finished the fall wheat of the Enderby district this week and are  starting this week on thc spring  wheat and (.other grains.  Mr.Glcn reports the fall wheat  yield will average one ton to the  acre. Spring wheatft is somewhat lighter. Other.cereals arc  giving an average yield.  Complaint is heard aboutJJhe  large quantity of"^smut, in the  wheat. This is largely thc fault  of the growers through faulty  treatment before planting and  should be overcome- : '  Many of the fields threshed  gave an excellent quality.,of  grain and a heavy yield.    _  Enderby /lews & Views  Miss   Ka|te  Graham   left   fur  Revelstoke this week.  X  Mr-  A.  C.  Skaling spent  the  week end in Revelstoke.  n  Miss Grace Hutchison is visiting-relatives in  Kelowna.  Mr. M. Ryckman and fainily  moved this week to Bellingbam,  Wash.  x _.  Capt. A. E. Johnston, ol ling-  land, is visiting, Mr.  and  Mrs.  Robt. Forster.  Al a public mccling of tbe  rale-payers ol"' Armstrong on  Memtlay, August 18lh, it was de-  cided nol lo borrow an additional sum of $ 1,000.00 for fire protection, bul lo ask lhe Council  lo borrow $0,000.00 as decided  upon al a pre\iou,s meeting. The  mayor urgeel upon the meeting  lhe necessity of strict economy,  and all speakers of the evening  spoke in the .same strain. In  response lc, this request tbe City  Council at a meeting held on the  18th passed a by-law providing  for lhe lion-owing of the sum  specified.  -. -  - - -*v  --xy i -  War Gratuities.  ��������������������������� <&-; 'i  I'ffh  Mrs. G. A. Rands and daughter returned  on   Monday  fri  Medina, N. **.������������������  <r>'  Oil]  The* social and dance given  Tucsjlayjnight in Hullcar HaH in  honor - of jTthc returned' ineiT'of  that locality proved an unsurpassed, -^success.- The.hall was  packed/ the." finest of eats were  provided and "< the whole affair  greatly'aii joyed. -PK K- C. Mac  Ponald, MVP.~P��������������������������� was present  md gave a short address. *  Miss Ruth Baxter and friend,  Miss Gosling, are visiting Okanagan Lake points.  x  Rev. J. H. A. Dow is attending a meeting of the Presbytery  at Kelowna this week.  x   ���������������������������> "  Mrs. Callahan of Bridgeport,  Texas, is'rcturning to' the southern' state in a few days.  - ~V ������������������(..--        x ,  Rev ' and < Mrs.   Gretton   and  son returned'from camping on  Shuswap Lake .this week. -  V    K"-    ������������������  Mrs. James,and daughter arrived from Vancouver lasl week  and are~staying with Major and  Mrs. Raird at Hupel  Information lias been received al District Headquarters, Ml  D. No. 11, Victoria, that a War  Gratuity is payable, under certain condilions, to members and  ex members ol the following  units: o  - "Members  of Queen  Alexandra's Imperial  Nursing Service *-  Reserve, Territorial Force Nurs;  ing Service, Nurses in Military  Families'   Hospitals,  Voluntary, ^  Aid'Detachment Nursing mem-"  hers,     Special  Military  Proba7  lionci's anel Assistant Nurses."-','  Any lormcr members,"how  resident in Victoria or district^"-, V;?V<4'%'?.^  who have served during thenar/, ���������������������������*V^vSS/ti  in.anjr of lhc units named above" r'-Vf"^!^"  will on application in " writing^wV^^SftftP^S  to the oflice of the A. D. M..S., ~, -'V/^PS#t  i..:.U  > -  !'**&%*$*������������������  SSTk'tm&s  ..   S S>AAK  , j i..- ,^.  .  *������������������,_---:."-.- ������������������, .  - ,&ity&r  - -   -I #* V :^i  ' -   >������������������-<.-^ii  "AS''-*'-')R\  ���������������������������^r��������������������������� -    ,-- .',J������������������&  . s WV-.J&  ->    rV>^  w - iA��������������������������� .A ij-j-* ?r  -;'" . '- ', SSJ'.Si  w     ,. i r ^ AA A*. '-���������������������������-  ���������������������������rS?-AAt rSivi'iP,  - "r-i-ss: ns^^r  .^^"surfXsfS'^  Victoria. B. Cv'bc.suppliedcwithj^,  all" particulars' availali!ev;relat^,V'  ing lo'lbe paymcnl***bf 'the-Grat-V'  inly. , ���������������������������>-.'."-u-5-  '. AA i'-a.-  Ontario's Cattle -Industry.''  *    >    ,     ,       v<ra������������������Sv**"S  - _-     ..-..j*,, F* ���������������������������  T  V  o Efraw the Priifce of Wale*  the. Peace celebrations  X  Whether land, when it has  been logged oil', could nol at  once bc thrown open lo selllement instead of Availing four or  five ycars .during which lime  tiie underbrush has made the  land-ciearing proposition an im-  possibililv. -..������������������������������������������������������-���������������������������-  Who wrote the song entitled,  "We feet!',the baby garlic so as  wt- can lind him in lhc dark."  :   J?  Whether fire-wardens should  not be provided with autos instead of having to drive behind  a single old horse! Has the government no shame!  .... sr  Whether a certain pioncer-  " rancher's wife, has not exactly  hit the right nail on the head  when she says lha: wrial we  need is an open market tjlice a  week in Euderby.    '���������������������������"���������������������������."*'.������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������'  the Range Law would not be a I anyone is apl lo inis)u<;gc a  greal blessing to the small | play anel possibly a few mis-  rancher and whether il was not plays out in Hie licit! counted  rather too hart! for onc of thesc'against our leani jusl as much  ranchers lo find his entire gar- but would nol bc so noliceablc.  <I'ii .utterly destroyed by stray j The score enocd in a lie 4-4 nnd  callle  when   bc  rclurned  from ]darkness presented a  play-off.  Vernon anel Armsliong meel  on llie Armslrong giound io-  night al (5:30 for the lasl league  game.  Vancouver vs. Armslrossg-.  yV11 arrangcmcnls have been  completed whereby llie Vancouver Senior Amateurs ba"e  consented- lo come to.-Armslrong'*'and play Iwo games���������������������������  one on .Labor Day, Sept. 1st, at  ,0:30 p- 'ni. .and one on Thursday, Sept. *4lb, al .4 ii.ni. Two,  good fast games are looked for.  The Vancouver Senior Amateurs havc on more lliaii one oc-  Jcasion lield the championship oi'  the 'world in . anuilcur- lacrosse  and have, a very J pre lly sj.ysieiii..  of,lacrosse which any jipecla/yr;  will elclight in -walcliing.    ���������������������������  The Armslrong.'* Lacrosse  team has held lhe championship  of   the ���������������������������interior of  B.   C.   since  1912, and have four silver cups  stored   away  :jl     lhe     present  time.  During  ���������������������������'this*-'   jieriocl  lhc  The specials for lire Fall Fair. |team has played -sixty games���������������������������  prize list are finally in the print-'winning 54 and -liein'r one. This  ers'hands and the lists will now Js a  record anv  learn' could-be  be out within a Aveek.  proud of.    Two * of '.these games  me  being turoei) ou������������������|||H������������������| OJHH������������������<  ^-an Pacific.Railway/^ S^e* ww  o.i������������������8 are being   \>v.\\\  ������������������t th������������������ An������������������������������������������������������  faiiopB. Montreal, at the rat* of ont  lo)  every five   nnd    ������������������ |t������������������lf worWWf  ������������������avs.      They aTe masterpiece of ���������������������������*���������������������������������������������  -eaicp-ring workmansliip, the   larteat  <nici  heaviest passenger looamotive*  .in   tlie  Dominion,   antf   constmctlon  ���������������������������l������������������������������������s  bcen  speeded  up to tbat tbont  roqinrcrl might be rea<Jy |������������������ time to  <-.uw  the Uoyal Train-carrying tbf-  rimeo   of    Wales   across   CvmAw.  ihuy    wore   specially  designed, and  constructed    under   tb*   direct tup*  oi vision of Mr. w. H. WinterrowiL  chief mechanical engineer of tbe C.  P. It.     The total weight of each #n-  Kinc and tender in working ordar la  480.000    lbs.,    the   cylinders   art  26  inches by 30 inches, the diameter of  tlhfi driving wheels 75 inche#. and tht'  boiler carries 200 lbs. steam pressure  ���������������������������giving  the   locomotive   a tractive  effort  of. 42.000  lbs. .._  The boilers' are very large, eacb  one containing approximately 6,000  square feet of heating surface. A  Kiiperhcaterdeliveri the steam to tbf  cylinders at a high temperature. Thf  tender holds 8,000 imperial gallon* of  w.ater and 12 tons of coal; .  -^ The engines are equipped, witb ���������������������������  vestibule.fcab'*' which ooimpletely pro-  ���������������������������"tects the engine men from tha bad  v.-eather. . These cabs are rerycomj"  foi'lablei ahd-Jare conveniently arranged, being, provided with::JargaJ  clothes lockers. .  .) The now locomotives are to b# ueed  ... the passenger, service of thf  C. P. R.. between Fort William and  Winnipeg, and between Smiths Fall*,  Trenton and Havelock. They ara  sufficiently'powerful to.allrtinat*tha  necessity for running a number of  heavy.passenger trains In two sections, one of the new engine* being  able to handle the number of ears  that lt formerly took two" teeMSe-  .tives to draw^   ��������������������������� -...���������������������������..-���������������������������.  - ''Mrs. Jack' Warwick * returned  this-week to Vancouver ,after  visiting Jack's inothcrand sis-"  ter for some months.'  - '   -* -- a ,,-''-  J| is reported- an Armstrong  syndicate"-'consistinq -of- Messrs.  f.Murray, Turnbull and Sharpe  bave falcciVover4hc Paton farm  at Knob Hill and also bis ranch" j  on PecpJ Creek.  tyrs.- P. f\. -Keitlrrclurncd lo  San Frsmcisco, Ca|., lasl week  after spending a wcck\ or ten  days in fnderby. the guest of  Pr. and Mrs. H. W. Keith  m x .  Tltey were popping.corn over  tbe camp firc at Mabel l^ake,  tlie otlter night, a jolly party  of girls and boys anel 'old folks'  wlicn one camping novice filled  l^er popper with ?>cans and  tried to gel the pop out of thcni.  Harry lliclicy rescued lillle  Pditb Graham Tuesday afternoon while she with othcr children wnsswjmnjiugin the river.  The child stepped off the  ledge into deep water anel was  going down the last time when  Mr. Hirfrcy-swani-to-licr-rcscilC..  ~VA great change has come "over3  the callle industry of    Ontario.  Stocker anel   ,,feeder    cattle :6fS  medium   anel  common  ^grades .  arc declining in  value rapidly.  Untira shorL lime'ago-stdekers-"-  and'fecders were at a'-p,remium���������������������������  and^could noUbc.bouglit/iinder  -  record prices.    Tlie shortage of "  pasture in''some ])arts bf Alberta  und. Saskatchewan-and also,in  parls of Ontario    has' changed.  Ibis silualion entirely. Thc markets are now Hooded with-liglit  weight anel half finished stock.  ������������������  '   ._ -    ���������������������������. ���������������������������1        ������������������  Enderbv Loses.  Enderby baseball learn went  lo Kelowna las.l Thursday and  there played the final game of  lhc" championship scries- The  game'resulted in a score of 7-4  against Enderby*- Thc leising of  this game,and that played last  week at .Vernon reducedw En-  dcrby'-s Icaei but diel not alter the  facl that lhe home team won thc  championship of the season.  ft train twict the aize o( an ordinary train.  The 2300 is capable of drawinf  flogert-Paradis Nuptials.  A charming wedding was solemnized at thc home of thc  bride's parents Wcdnestlay afternoon when Marie, clelcst  daughter of Mr. anel Mi\s. I.. Paradis. became the briele of Mr.  Arnold Jiogert. leather Carroll  ofliciating. Tbe ceremony took  place on the lawn, artistically  canopied, in the presence of  somc'40 guests. The briele was  attired in Georgette crepe over  satin elegante, anel was attended  by her sister Caroline, who wore  crepe de chene with Gainsborough hat. She was given away  bv her father accompanied by  the sweet strains of the wedding  march played by Miss Hartry.  'Hie groom was supporteel .by  Mr. Henry Paradis. #, >   ;  Immediately following the-itn-  pressive ceremony. Miss Langc  sang most sweetly "I Love You  Truly." A sumptuous repast  was served aflcr which Mr. anel  Mrs. !3e>gcrt look the train I'or  Vancouver, lo bc gone a shorl  time.  Among the numerous wedding  presents te> lhc briele was a  magnificent silver fruil basket  which has been banded dtiwn  from generation to generation  for 700 years. **  To the briele and groom Ih  Commoner joins in cxtcnelin  sincercst congratulations aitfl  best wishes,   .  Serious   Conditions * in   Cortea  Dr. 'Stanley" I ia viland Martin,  rcprcsbnlative    of    thc , Orillia  Presbyterian Church in thc'For-  eign Mission field, s'entls Ihe following   letter,  which   was  read  in lhe church Sunday morning.  II is elaletl SI. Anelrews Hospital,  ^ong=JxiJjg.^Cliiuu,JVruy=2Jj=========  "Wc wish vein would especially pray for the Corean people at Ihis lime, whe> tire suffering untold atrocities al the  hanels of lhe heathen Japanese.  We havc had over forty elcrul  anel woundeel in your her pita!  here. Men of sixlv years, with  bolh legs shoL oil"; six men shot  through Ihe brain; boys of thirteen and fifteen killed outright  because llu^y waved a hliU-  Corean flag niaele or paper and  coloreel with reel and black inJ-.  Some' people at litiine liiinl. of  the Japanese as pretty Utile  bard working, innocent people.  1 Icll vou lhe day is coming  when the west will wake up to  liuel a worse Germany lhan can  he imagined right here between  the 20.'0()0.()0t)'of Coreans and  the '100,000.000 helpless Chinese  Our Corean doctor anel eiur secretary had lo lice for their lives  last night. Onc of our missionary teachers has been beaten to  ti pulp, sti thai he is dying. "Innocent people are tortured lo  make Ihem con less something  lhat lhcy know noihing,.whatever eil '. Christian school girls  are outraged bv police and soldiers in Ihe jails, anel mission-  aiies' lives are not sale at nighL  Certainly if Corea does not gel  iusliee til the hands of thc world  President Wilson's line speeches  anel Mrilish leive I'or oppressed  people is all empty air. Qui*  hospilal is lhe> only'bope for the  ���������������������������iek anel living in Ihis section.  Please   pray   for  it   and   us,  ���������������������������feswi  &$gi?SSl:ASi OKANAGAN COMMONER  THURSDAY, AUG. 22, 1919  j������������������,*>.i.>-���������������������������;^-..'  <������������������ftanagatt Commoner  In which is lerged The Enderby Press and Walker's Weekly  ^Mfehed every Thursdar at Enderby. B.C..  by The Walker Press, at  ',per year: 11.00 aix months.  are at present ruling the state, placing the parliament of the country in a helpless" -position  which must lcael eventually to bankruptcy of the  state.  "What is our government composed of? A  few very able men who are excellent aelminislra-  tors but who have no departmental power and  whei when difliculty occurs refer to the Prime  Minister for settlement; a few men of no ability  and-without the gift of administration; a few of  thc elder statesmen who are sauntering towards  museums; a few professional politicians who will  swallow any/principle and forget every promise  as long as they can keep ollice by means of those  rhelorical phrases so 'dear to democracy. There  is a large horde of political vagrants on the looJk-  out I'M- anv office either already existing or to be  (treated for them by their -friends.  Siberia Under Allies-Japan  THE APPROACHING AVALANCHE.  ice  ibor  THURSDAY, AUG. 22. 1919  SCHOOL CONSOLIDATION.  Last week Prof- Arp visited Armstrong anel  Enderby in connection with educational work.  Prof. Arp comes from one of the Dakotas. He is  employed by thc Educational Department to  travel.over Canaeia���������������������������or those portions of Canada  where the consolidation of schools is not well  establisheel or cstablisbeel at till���������������������������to explain the  system and to tell bow greatly successful it has  proved in all parts of the Unijeel Slates- Prtif.  Arp is an expert on School Consolidation. Especially in the state he comes from, wherc thcy  have to meel climatic conditions more severe  than anything we have in .lhc Okanagan, -he  claims lor school ceinsolielation advantages never  thought of under the old system and which coulel  not'have been possible.  Not only are tbe school children given a higher  standard of education under the modern system.  but thcy arc better taken care of morally and  physically, and gain a more practical training.  In "Dakota anel other western states Central  Schools are erecteel wherever needed. A building of magnificent proportions for the district  :to be covereel is erecteel���������������������������often at a point isolateel  and alone far removed from tiny established settlement. These buildings arc equipped -with  every modern improvement, and, in connection  ���������������������������with the building a residence isoprovided for the  accommodation of the janitor, who is a high-  salaried oflicial whose duties embrace-morc than  is generally understood to attach to-such an ollice.  They teach tbe children to work with .the hands  as well as the head. Thc domestic science, agricultural anel manual training courses arc made  most practical. What is cooked in thc ekimestie  science department is sprcael upon tbe lunch  tables for the children lo cat, and much of what  j* raised in the school garden goes into the cooking, ant} from the manual training department  comes much of thc furnishings for thc other  rooms.  Tlie schools tire more like colleges, with this  exception that the children are taught to" provide  for their needs themselves.  Prof. Arp said in his talks here that any countrv* which haeT fought so heroically tis Canada  had done in the cause of democracy was not doing  itself iustice if il failed to make use of the highest educational facilities���������������������������facilities that would  develop men and women capable of carrying forward Dcnmcracy's banner lifted high unto all  the world.  SHORT-SIGHTED POLICY.  Lack of telephone connectiein witb Mabel  Lake Valley lumber camps anel with the,.headquarters of the fire wardens eif that territory has  undoubtedly cost lhc govern ment untold thous-  n������������������KlsVnVire^l<)S.scs^\vitliiii-ilie--pa.st--nionlhf====^l:hc-  inethoel of hanelling this (irt^ warden business  which is in vogue i.s loo slow to anything more  than tease a lorest fire. However faithful the  deputy fire warelen may be, anel however energetically he may fight a lire, he cannot get over  the field equippeel as he is with a_ slo\v-going  horse, and bc on the job earlv enough in lhe life  of a lire te������������������ elVeclually light it."  No matter what the cost the Government-would  be ahead if it established a long elistancc telephone line lo Mabel Lake. Ask Ihe lire wardens  themselves; ask lhe beiys who are. so faithfully  fighting lhc fhes at Ihis moment; ask anyone who  knows the time it lakes to g>-t a message by  courier lo Knderby or lo equip a force of firefighters tmd get them on llie .ground. Frequently  hours are losl���������������������������and Ihe I'uvs burn on.  An epoch-making incidcnl has jusl taken pit  in  France.    The  General   Federation  of  Lai  and the Socialist Party have united for political  and industrial'action.  This seems lo be thc common practice of labor  organizations the world over, ll points to the  coining of a politica.1 movement the likes of  which the world has nol yet seen. Labor leaders  ane! others���������������������������men assoeiatcel wilh farmers' organ-,  izalions. etc.���������������������������have discovereel since lhe war ccas-  eel lhal the cry of "co-operation", "brotherly love"  "(he deeper felloAv-fccling," etc., whicb prevailed  during thc war period between capital and labor  anel capital and the producer, faded away into  thin mist as soon as the lighting ccaseel, and thc  olel elominccring spirit of industrial, financial  anel political leaders again came inlo evidence.   '  By strikes anel walkouts labor is attempting  to hold its own againsl what it appears to believe  is the encroachment of capital upon labor's rights.  Thcy arc winning in somc instances and losing  in others. And all the while thc combination of  capital and political anel inelustrial interests becomes stronger anel more overbearing. To meet  this combination there has arisen the demand  for a cleiscr knitting for political action of labor  anel producers organizations. Already in Canada  wc have the labor anel farmers organization combining under one party head for political action.  Sooner or later they will be joineel by thc Great  War Veterans, and out of this combination there  will arise a political powcr greater than either of  tbe olel political parties or both' of them coin-  bincel.  Political leaders seem lo be blind to what is  transpiring, or are lcel away by an over-confidence  in their ability to stem thc tiele when thcy desire.  A similar movement is on foot in France. Anel  so the co-operative movemenl' is developing in  Great Britain. The great trade union movement  in Britain, wilh its 5.000,000 members,-litis decided to join forces Avith the Union of British  Co-operative Societies, with a membership of  about 4,000,000 in order to dominate production,  consumption and elistribulion in Britain.  This amalgamation will represent lhc greatest  business combination in history. It will dwarf,  in power if not in funds, the gigantic Fedora ton  of British Industries, with its capital of $20,000,-  000.000..  The new combination is organized to fight such  organizations as the Brilish Federation. In its  international aspect thc combined trade union  and co-operative movements will bc the greatest  cnemy'bf "big business" interests throughout the  world.  In Britain alone the combined unions woulel  include nearly three-quarters of-the inhabitants.  If tbe organizers have their way,, it, will bc invincible in the industrial fielel.  It is estimated,that, aflcr allowing for overlapping, of membership, tbe combined "movements  control 7.000,000 adult-members. Close on 7.000,-  000 families would support the trust, and each of  these families would include oh an average two  adults and three children. "*"    '  "  A joint advisory council of co-operators and  trade unions has been constituted fo draw.up ii  plan of campaign for the new organization. -  "In the meantime thc stale is rapidly drifting  towards bankruptcy anel starvation. In moments  of great difficulty and danger the Prime Minster  is sent to negotiations consisting of blank surrender if there is powcr enough behind the agitators.  Unless avc get back to the complete .supremacy  of parliament and to government by a cabinet,  faced by a strong and critical opposition, avc can  not possibly settle tbe immense problems upon  which our future life depends.  "The public are getting sick anel tired of the  present state of affairs brought about by the futile incapacity of thc present coalition. It really  docs not matter wind political party is returned  lo poAver, as long as the supremacy of parliament  is secured on thc e>lel anel sound lines of govcrtl-  ment and opposition."  Wc have received a letter  written by an Englishman in  Harbin (Manchuria), says the  London Daily "Herald," to a  relative in London, from which  avc publish the following striking passages:  "Here in Siberia and in all  piaccs connected Avith the Siberian government it is Avorse  than in the time of the Czar.  People here are, hung and shot  simply for"saying one Avord and  tbe Avorst of it is that Ave know  that tliey would not have the  poAver to do such things if it  were not for .the help that the  Allies" give'them.  "Ninety per cent, of thc bloodshed in this present civil Avar in  Russia is due to the interference  of the Allies, anel the hatred  against them is terrible- The  Allied governments toltl the natives that they came to Russia  to make order in the lanel. Oh,  my God, Avhat an order they  have made!  "They have put into power  and arc helping a government  that is worse than thc old Czar's.  With thc consent of the Aliics,  the Japanese bave overrun Siberia, anel tire burning the villages and killing tbe people all  over the place. The "yelloAv  terror" has been let loose againsl  the white races in Siberia.   ���������������������������  "Meanwhile the Russian Avorkers here arc not sleeping. Thc  old Nihilist terror is being revived. Bombs are already being  thrown right and left, some .successful, others nol. Large bands  of men havc been formed; some  of them arc even led by women.  They arc infesting the steppes  and forests of Siberia and arc  causing lots'"of damage by tearing up tbcfl railway lines and  bridges."   Buy Enderby Bakery bread; it  will save a lot of worry.  New Fall Dress Fabrics  ARRIVING EVERY DAY  Here are a few of the many lines avc shall stock for thc Fall.   All are exceptionally good Aralue  anel considerably lowers than thesematerials can bc purchasced today.      Write for samples.  Palace Livery  fid. Sparrow, Prop.  If you want a good driver, avc  havc it. All kinds of light and  heavy draying. Team Avork of  all kinds.   Harness repaired.  Vernon Road  Enderby  .VENETIAN; -SUITINGS _-;>l-in\  Wide; price $-1.50 yard. Beautiful  soft Avboi*. cloth for suits, etc.  Colors,   wine,   navy,   grey,   fawn,  indigo anel plum.  .. ��������������������������� ��������������������������� -.     .^ . -  TRICOT1NE SERGE ��������������������������� 42-iiiches  wide; price $1.95 yard. This  material i.s not all wool, but  wciirs a.s well; cental in appearance; colors, seal, brown, plum,  navy, taupe, wine, black, myrtle,  green, reel, Koch, blue and j,rrcy.  NEW TWEED CHECKS���������������������������Width,  ���������������������������12-inehes; price, SI.!);">. Very  smart checks; all medium iu  shades, fawn, grey and brown.  Splendid  for hard wear.  SCOTCH TARTAN:;���������������������������Width 12-  inches; price ���������������������������$l..'tf>. Worlh al  least $1.7;").    All real tartans; line  Cashmere weave cloth, and made  of dependable British clolh.  FALL CHECK SUITINGS���������������������������Width.  ���������������������������10-inches;    price,    $1.95.      Four  prominent'colors in plain check  of rose,   green,   saxe  anti   navy.  Very smart and soft "material."  FRIEZE CLOTHS ��������������������������� 40-inchi)s  wiele; $1.00 per yard. Very suitable fabric for hart! Avcar; in  blue, greys and steel greys; make  excellent .serviceable skirts anel  for children's wear.  WONDERFUL VALUE ALI,-  W O O L SERGES���������������������������Width, 10-  inches; price $2.2;"). Actually  worlh loday $3.00 per yard.  Hought by contract, we can sell  these at a great saving to you.  This is a most beautiful quality  Serge; colors, Russian, green,  wine, sand, navy, saxe and grey.  The Hudson's Bay Company  .Mail Order Department H.  VERNON, B. C.  Canadian Fooel Control License No. 8-21018.  British Colombia Interior Store  i^rr^wr^ti^i^i^i^i^inriinrirrirt,  THE UNITED FAPMEJIS.  UNION  GOVERNMENT DOOMED.  Unless all indications fail, the people of Canada have had more than eneuigli of Union Gov-  ernment. Right or Avrong. tbey arc elelermined  to liave a change. Whal tliis change will bc is  very much in doubt.  Canaeia bas some very goexl men as members  of the Union Governmcnl. Premier Borden bas  proved his metal in many ways. Hc bas won  the -confidence of tbe Canadian people. But be  has a following���������������������������government members chosen  lor political reasons���������������������������who arc as weak as the}'  arc self-seeking. .  A similar feeling i.s prevalenl in Canada as  prevails in Knglnnel with regnrel to I'nioii Government- Lore! Bercsford gave voice lo lhis feeling  avIicii be said a few elays ago eif Ibc Coalition Government there:  "A government eleies not really exist a I present.  There is a superimposed government e>f trade  union  miners.    They bave  the power  to a lleet  5  ������������������e|verst?Jy the economic, financial anel commercial  n1erW������������������!;> of tbf* coii'ifrv nnd through- sueli po*wer  It Avill be regrettable if. through misundcr-  si.-inding or petty jealousy on tbe part of a few,  the proposed amalgamation of lhe United Farmers f B. C. and the Farmers' Inslilules is in any  way jeopardized or retarded because there is  really no necessity or reason for il. The little  differences Avhich invariably exist, more or less,  in all organizations are to be expected but should  not be perm it led to seriously interfere with the  movement now on foot. A.s a matter f fact, thc  only real difference, tis far as wc can learn, be-  |wee:n the lwe> organizations in tpicstion is that  one i.s unelersleieiel to bc more en- less under tbe  influence of the governmcnl, whilst the either is  strictly independent. What of il? It i.s generally  conceded loday lhal organiznlions wilh "strings"  arc more or less hampered in lhcir work, such  strings often proving more detrimental lhan useful. If such be the case then lhc course lo aelopt  i.s very clear anel leaves ne> alternative lei pursue.  There seems tei be an honest elcsirc on the part  of tbe members of beith organizations' lo "get  together" on the propeisilion anel for Ibis reason  avc Avant to see every cll'ort bent in this direction.  Neither have anlhing to lose, Avhi.lst both have  much to gain by carrying through the amalgamation. Iu the event of Ibis being done then we  presume that Avhen'it comes to electing lhc first  board of-directors for the new Union llial each  of the twei organizations amalgamating Avill.be  given an eepiaLrcprcseiilaliou on such boarel. Wc  suggest.this because it will provc'lbe mosteffect-  ive way of -disarming criticism when lhe details  in 'connection with the new Union constitution arc  being weirkeel out- This may seem ti hilling matter in itself but it should'be borne in mind because it may easily prove the means of saving  much unnecessary vexatious trouble a.s well as  misunderstanding in the future.  Il has been stated'that a joint meeting of the  V.o organizations iu this district' will he.- called  in the near future for the purpose vof discussing  in.detail the proposed amalgamation. When that  meeting is called avc hope that every -farmerJin  this district Avill. make a. point of being present  and take jpart in the discussion. Nothing is ever  accomplished by impromptu discussions ��������������������������� on-, the  sidewalk, but not' infrequently a lot of unneccs-.  sary ill-feclingis worked'up.'.-.The"-time and place  for the tlis'cussion is at the; meeteing and -those  who have the courage of their convictions will  not hesitate to avail themselves o������������������ attending the  meeting and giving expression to their views on  the matter: The-more publicity there is-given tp  tlie various phases of the. matter the better; It  will he and the less likely is there to.be any misunderstanding concerning the same. ��������������������������� Salmon  Arm Observer. ���������������������������-.-���������������������������"  Handsome cup put up by Isaac"  for by the Indian bassball tea?  wap and Okanagan at Chase ref&s  d played  Shu������������������-  tly  This is to remind  you that if yow  subscription to-the  Commoner is not  paid in advance it  ought to be.  We Can Supply You  with the goods you.  need at Lowest  : -   - -**���������������������������"  Market Prices  Genuine Linoleum'at $1.990'per sqMyard.  "    Congoleum Rugs; $18.00, $20.00 anil $22.50.    .  Fcllol Floor Oil Cloth, 90c per J sq., yard. .    .  -.- McClary's Famous Garry Ranges Avith reservoir  anel high closet, polished top, white enamel front,  No: 9, six cooking holes, only $89.00.  Othcr McClary Ranges from $60.00- to $75.00.  You have ix large stock to choose from.;. /  We are adding to our crockery, line and can  supply your wants in this line.  1 lave .you seen the Glass Oven Pishes for puddings, pies and bread. Glass that >vill stand oven  heat anel not break.  $ere are a few more of thP J4nes  Carried fay us:  Here are a few more -of thc  lines carried by us.  Aluminum Ware.  The famous Sharpies Cream  Separator, $7000, $80.00, $95.00  and $110.00.  Churns and Pclivcry Cream  Cans.  Washing Machines.  Alarm Clocks. Watches anel  =Ghainsr  Pockel and Tabic Cutlery.  Razors,    Gillett     and     Auto  Strop , Shaving Soap and  Brushes.  Penciray's Water Glass.  FJectrie Sael Irons, Common  Sad Irons.  Electric Lights.  plash Lights.  Cleveland Bicycles.  Bike Tires anel Accessories.  Pule Ties. Barb Wire. Plain  Twist wire $0.00 per roll-  The Famous White Sewing  Machines, $05.00 anel $75.00.  Sewing Machine Needles for  all machines.  Butter Crocks.  pgg Crates.     -     ������������������-"  O'Ccdar Ityops.       .   _  p. ff. English Paints for. all  purposes.  Rrooms, Mops and brushes.  Loggers' Supplies.  Camp JKcttlcsV  Axes, Saws and Wedge*.  Handles, Grindstones."  ^^Peevics^a nd^Gant^Hooks.~ r~'r~  Shovels atul Spades.  Garden Hose.  Graniteware and Tinware.  Oils for automobiles, cream  separators and farm machinery.  Paint Oils.  Builders' Supplies.  Window Glass.  Sash and Poors at factory  prices.  Nails, Pelt and Tarred Pajicr.  Pooling, Builders' Tools.  Locks and Hinges.-  Pumps, Bath Tubs, CJoscls,  Sinks, Iron Pipe and Tipe pit-  tings.  Plumbiiig^and  Sheet Metal Work    by    good '  mechanics.  Wc appreciate your traelc ancl aim to.give you  the best all round hardware service that is'possible.  Fulton  !  :*im  Enderby  "���������������������������"������������������.  \  >'A>. ^-.������������������������������������������������������-������������������������������������������������������"���������������������������'������������������������������������������������������**'I It  V  THURSDAY, AUG. 22,1919  '*>  OKANAGAN^ COMMONER  \  i  r  i'  ������������������' ������������������������������������������������������  iM^tf������������������#M^MMWWMMMWWM^rfWWW������������������K^AA#VMAMMMMM������������������(A<N  YEAST CAKES  Roya.1 Yea.st  has   beeiv  the  standard   yeast  in Canada,   for  over 50 years, arid it  is a well known fact  that     bread     ma.de  with . RoyaJ    Yeasi  possesses a. greater  amount of nourish-  ment than   that  made with any  other.  Canada's Dollars  at a Discount of 412c.  Whcn^the Canadian dollar  sank to a discount of 2c in New  York, the" event was considered  so unusual as to'call for extend-  cel comment in this page. At the  time the ariticle appeared, the  Avriter received correspondence  from readers relating -thereto'  and, among other things, was  asked to explain how the rate  of discount was arrived at. The  discount on the Canadian dollar  has now more than doubled,  amounting to 4%c on-the.-dollar  at tbe time of .writing,' arid, at  the rate at. which the value of  Canadian currency is falling,  the discount niaybecome 5c before this article appears. The  opportunity, therefore, presents  itself to deal further with this  important subject and at the  same time  to answer the cor-    rcspondence alluded to.  ~ " |     The epicstion    of    exchange  St. John, N. B., reports to seems to be very little under-  Braelslrccl's that there is little stood by any save the business  change in trade conditions, element of the country and even  Hardware and lumber mer- in business circles very little  chants speak encouragingly re- seems to be known about it. It  garding the way business is dc- is accepted  Kill  IIIIII  vcloping.    It is well known that  the   lumber  output  has    been  practically all sold for    British But after it has all been  consumption-  C. SKALING, B. A.  ���������������������������    -  -- Barrister, Solicitor, o  Notary. Public.  INSURANCE  Enderby, B.C.  Bell" Blk  ENDERBY   LODGE  No. 35.' K. or P.  Meets 2nd & 4th   Monday eve  in Masonic Hall.   VisitOMCOr-  dially invited to attend.  C.UO. I*  SIIAKPIiC. C  II. M. WALKER, K. R.S  It. J. COLTART. M.P.  -S. H. SPKEKS  .VI M.  A.F.&A.M.  Enderby Lodge No. <���������������������������  Regular meetings first  Thursday on or after thc  full moon at 8 p. m.' in- Ma-'  sonic    Hall. Visiting  brethren cordially invited  C. H. REEVES  Serretary  NOTICE TO CREDITORS  In' thc   matter   of   the    Estate  .    Jaincs \VooeI,-.deccascel.  of  -   NOTICE is hereby eiven that all  ;--"I>crsoii!> having claims upon tlie. cs-  |ta������������������e of the late James -Wood, who  elietl on 'the 7th-day of May, A." 1).  .-,1!)1!). are required tosendto A. C.  'Skaling, solicitor for thc executors,-  Ann    Priscilln    Wood.  and ^ John  '* Charles Metcalfe, on oi- before the  .2nd day of September, "A. D. 1919,  'a   full   statement   of   their,claims,  "and of any security, held by-them,  duly A-crified by affidavit, and that  after" that  date the. executors will  proceed to distribute'the assets of  the deceased among the parties entitled   thereto,   having- regarel  only  for the claims that haVe heen, duly  tiled with them; and all debts due  -to the said deceased are to be paid  to thc undersigned.  - Pated at' Enderby. R.C., this 28th  -day of July, A. I). l'J19.  A. C.  SKAWNG,  Solicitor -for the Executors.  C. V. ������������������. License No. 9-3409  ^'lf"voirlw^wr*ri^"3wr_K������������������������������������������������������������������������  and bacon you bav<Tno* frj-fd  (he best  GJSO. ft. SfJ\������������������iP������������������  Wholesale jjj.M ������������������Mr   {ffi 3tA5S SftSS  Enderby  is a  fact in some  ay or other related with what  is known its thc trader balance.  discussed and explained, thc public  still iinds thc epicstion of how  the rate of exchange is arrived  at a dark and fearsome mystery.  In fact, thc public as a whole  does not even .pretend to understand anything about the  subject and consequently takes  Utile interest in it. And yet it-is  one of thc most important topics  of thc day.  The Canadian dollar is at a  discount of 4V������������������ cents in the  United States. Putting it in another way, thc American dollar  is at a premium of 4% cents in  Canada. Four anel one-half  cents on the dollar is 4V& per  cent. To those who are not familiar with business matters,  this .seems an insignificant  amount. It is hardly as much,  one would say, as allowed by  way of discount at.a cash-and-  carry grocery. But the business  man is not ..dealing with one  dollars worth, nor even-with one  hundred nor one thousand, but  with ten thousand "and up. ��������������������������� On  6iie hundred thousand the discount amounts to $4,500, "while  on onc million it amounts to  $45,000. The latter sum Used to  be regarded as a tidy little fortune while "the former represents a nice profit on an importation" of-goods of; tlie - value  mentioned. When we take into  consideration the larger operations, such as arc involved in the  payment of interest or-principal  on large government borrowings, wc can see how. quickly  lhis discount of 4Mj per cenl will  amount into figures which will  embarrass finance' ministers awl  add to the rate of taxation.  pat! as it may be the situation  with respect to the Canadian  dollar, it is not nearly so W  as the position of Great Britain  with respect to the. pound- sterling. Not Jong since the pound  sterling-was selling in New York  at $4������������������25. As the normal value  of the-pounoV sterling is $4-86,  it is clear that the discount was  Oj cents, or somewhere in the  vicinity of j4 per cent, as compared with 4a/a per cent on the  Canadian dollar. Just consider  what this would wean-in the  case of one operation alone.  Next year falls due the Anglo-  French loan, of $500,000,000.  Thirteen per cent of this sum  would he no less than $65,000,-  000. That is to say. instead of  having to pay back the amount  borrowed, namely $500,000,-  OOO.-GreaUHritainAvould-hav^to.  pay hack $505,000,000. As she  probably did not receive the par  amount of the loan when the  flotation was made in 1915, it  But Canadian and British  money i's not thc only which is  al a discount in New York.  French monev is in worse shape  than either. Normally it takes  a small fraction more than five  francs lo make one dollar.    At  ���������������������������*+B*B*>ir^m^^+  *^^i*sJl^t**^B0&&**&Bj&  particularly as-for.some years  to conic we should have to manufacture on both systems, while  Germany would be cnablctl lo  manufacture on onc syslcm for  the German market anel nearly  the whole of hcr export 'trade.  "We are not satisiieel by any  evidence which has been  brought before us that traele has  actually been lost to this country owing to the fact that the  use of the metric system is not  .     .'    .      But  to  present it lakes more than seven ���������������������������r,,������������������������������������������������������11ic���������������������������,_,  ol them te- represent one dollar ������������������??"������������������>ll;h������������������.ly ,���������������������������.,     ..     iw(>    .. ..  ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������'��������������������������� x vi       i>, ..���������������������������i.i .  ���������������������������^���������������������������..i-   attempt to make tnc use ol  I he  in  New  Ark.     Roughly speak-isystem univ6rsai and obligatory  in  this country    would     cause  A  New C. P.   R,   Station  ing, il is probably necessary for *?^'  Paris to send par of about $1.45  Li pay a debt of $1.00. Tlie  silualion with respect to Italian  money is much worse. It is  hard to say how German money  would stand. It has just been  announced that the United  States may loan Germany $100,-  000,000, but no comment has yet  appeared with respect to the  rale of exchange, ancl the writer  has not yet noticed any quotation on the German mark. It  is unlikely, however; that German exchange would be quoted  any higher than. French-if as  high as it. In fact, it is doubtful if the currency of a single  European belligerent would pass  at par in New York today-  That means that thc American  dollar is worth morc than par  not only in Canada but in London, Paris, Koine, Berlin, Vienna, and throughout Europe.���������������������������  Toronto Saturday Night.  CLING TO OLD SYSTEM  Manufacturers of Great Britain  Cannot See Much to Be Gain-  V ed by- Adopting -Metric System. A.-  run into enormous sums.  The following statement on  the subject of the metric system  of weights and measures is taken from the .report of Mr.  E. O. Way, Chief inspector of  Weights and Measures, as pub-  published in the "annual report  of the Assistant Deputy Minister  of Inland Revenue, for the last  Jiscal year. *>       V- -- .  Tliis subject is still in the forefront of discussion^ ,the two  great non-metric countries, England and the United States, be:  ing divided-'into-two ^militant  camps of "Pros"JJand "antis."  There is no question but tliat  great benefits would result did  the whole world use blltrolie system of weights and measures,  but there is equally rib question  but that great"disorganization,  confusion, expense, inefficiency;  and obstruction-would'result to  Anglo -Airferican production  were the metric - systerii to be  coinpulsorilyradopted.,. ]-? V-  In this connection I feel "it  would be wise to cite the decision "of "The- Committee.. ,pn  Commercial and Industrial Policy after the War," appointed J>y  the British Government under  tlie chairmanship of frajtf Balfour of Burleigh, _wh������������������cti, after  two, years of work������������������ has just-reported- -' Quotations from the  report follow:��������������������������� .     -  vfhi������������������ change has been strong-  lv urged upon us from variow  quarters, hwt it cannot he said  that there is any such general  agreement of opinion m its .favour among those who have  studied the- subject as - would  justify its adoption. .; ; / -  * - . . . . in view, of toe  exceptional. difficulties;; wittl  which trade will he faced durmg  the period immediately1 ojjow-  ing tne war. special weight mw������������������t  he attached to the consequences  which are JiHely to arise ^wnng  that period. ?n our opinion-it  is absolutely certain that- the  anticipated uniformity could not  be obtained for a very long period, if ever, .,-  "There is further the serious  objection thaUf-wejnducedilhe  above-mentioned countries (non-  metric) to JchangP over to. the  metric system, we should be s������������������r-  rendering to Germany.the advantages which' our manufacturers now enjoy over here hoth  in their markets and in our own;  great loss anel confusion tit a  particularly inopportune mo-  ment for thc sake of distant ancl  doubtful advantages. We arc '  convinced that, so far from assisting in thc re-cstablishmenl of '  British trade after the War, such  a measure would seriously hamper it-  "Our weights and measures  are capable of detailed improvements . . but we arc not  convinced that thc metric system is upon the whole even  theoretically superior to the  British system, and wc arc satisfied that thc practical objections  to thc proposed change arc such  as decisively to' outweigh any  advantages which are claimed ,  for it."  Let's Have the Proof.  llie preliminary ihenring of  the case against the labor men  arrested in Winnipeg in connection with- the general strike,  has been one of the,mosl peculiar legal cases that has,ever  been witnessed in this or any  other-British country. A new  form of jurisprudence has been  developed. _ Instead "of thc indicted persons being adjudged  innocent until proved guilty,  they are guilty until they have  proven their innocence. They  have been-proven guilty by the  press.- The establishment of a  soviet government,^ ���������������������������Winnipeg  -was first carried out in the difr  ferent daily papers, and is being  more firmly entrenched by the  same agencies, and in addition  magazines are _ now endeavoring to place this soviet government and its "establishment, on  the shoulders of the men under  indictment. That tlie men never  had any intention of attempting  any such imbecility docs not, in  this case, amount,to anything.  Tlie press has proven them  guilty and .with letters and documents- secured since thc Jarrest  d������������������ these men/by "raids, etc., thc  Crown prosecutors are endcav-  oririgVto - prove tha^ftherpress  vet^ct~is"aJjcorrect'lorieJ'". S " *"  VThe only source'of ^information that w'e have/as to the-iia-  turc of the evidence - subni i t led  against the accused, is.thc-daily  press, and no one, with . thc  slightest idea of fairness would,  for one minute admit-thai thc  press has been fair to labor  either during the strike or since  the men were arrested, and -to  date we have seen^'iiothing that  could-by the wildest stretch of  imagination, be - construed as  evidence Jhat the strike leaders  in Winnipeg were attempting to  form a soviet go.vepimcnt, or to  attempt totdverthrow constituted" authorityc s Not'only that,  but we-Hriow that,the men under, arrest -Knew the impossibility and "the imbecility of ever  attempting to do so. The so-  calJed eyidence. pt intent lo  cause alrevolution'^s statements  that liavelheen taken from letters that were ~m9*tly secured  ih the raids whichIwcrc carried  but after the men:>verc arrestee!  and the extracts ,wu������������������mittcd as  evidence arc-not by any means  a fair indication of llie intent  of the writers, inasmuch tis they  arc^only^extracts-Tandrnol^Ihe  whole of the letters, and couched in language, not dealing with  local situations, but from international working clmss viewpoints.���������������������������B- C Fcdcrationist.  Three iii vers Station as It  .Will Appear When Completed.  The City of TLiee Rivers, Province  o������������������ Quebec, will soon be graced by a  new station, moie modem and better  Buited to the requirements of the  tiaffic which has been steadily in-  (Ci easing in this progressive metropolis of thc St .Maui ice region. Such  is the announcement of the Canadian  Pacific authouties, and one may rest  assured lhat their decision to replace  tho present stiucture by another  more in harmony witb the importance that this industrial centre takes  to-day wit' not tail to satisfy the  Three RiVcrs population, which for  6ome time has bcen anxious to ������������������ee  this company undertake the works  rendcied nccessaiy by the rapid de-  \clopment of the city and surrounding counlry. ���������������������������������������������  Delayed to some extent by the  European War, which forced it  to woik in other duections, the  Company will now be able to satisfy  thc reasonable demands of the pub-"  lie at Three Rivers in erecting at  this point a station which will be a  cietlit to it. and which at the same  tune will answer to the needs of the  traffic.  The new construction will,- it goes  without saying, be absolutely up-to-  date, and piovided with all the conveniences and diffeient seryices  ���������������������������which one can find in the stations of  larger cities. Thc architects who  have de'signed the plans, have adopted the French Chateau style, success-  lully employed at Quebec for the  Chateau Frontenac and the Palace  Station, since it harmonizes thoroughly with the'character of tne  population and of the country, and  since it lends itself equally well to  this kind of building, both from the  practical' and the aesthetic point of  view From the extsnoi the great  waiting room below is frankly indicated, while the principal entrance  of the station as well" as the exit o  the trains, have been designed to  form an ensemble very pleasing to  the eye The interior disposition is  arranged so^that the passenger has  easily accessible on the grround floor  all the services of the Station.* comprising the ticket* offices, news  stand toilets, telephones, telegraph.  well Iishted restaurant, parcel  Two waiting rooms, one  for ladies" and the other for^ men.  -n-n ������������������������������������t nt thp general waiting room  *sxfr<<jmmm>  4SA������������������jt*<%^'  *cz-zdf^?v-  .*0���������������������������&f������������������jsf?jx'  a  room.  Above is a diagram of the floor space of the old Station, and  - below a diagram of the floor space of the1 new building,  to which access is given in the first  place by a well lighted central concourse. The baggage room wing  has been placed at the side or, arid  parallel with, the train platform and  tracks, opening on one side.directly  to the platform and on the other lo  the street.  The building as designed, will.be  of fireproof construction, faced on  the exterior with warm brick and  cut stone dressings of Deschambcault  or similar limestone. The roofing  material will have floors of marble  and terrazso tile, the walls treated  with marble wainscots and caen  stone or marble above. The toilet  rooms will be finished with tile  floors, marble wainscots and divisions. Generally tha wood finish  throughout will be of Canadian oak.  The heating, lighting ant plumbing  services will be of the most up-to-  date, arranged and furnished in quality and kind commensurate to the requirements'of the  travelling  public.  With its population of 22.000 souls,  and its numerous" industries, this  town has an undoubted right to these  improvements which will ccitainly  contribute to the continuation of its  expansion/ The development of the  City of Three Rivers will not fail  before long to .reach vast propoi tions  tor its exceptional situation half-way  between Quebec and Monti eal, and  at the mouth of the St. Maurice,  drawing all the valley of that river.  guarantees it a future of progress  and prosperity. .. -     *  The City ef Three Rivers is one of  the most ancient and Interesting in  the,Province,of Quebee, if not* of  Canada, and Its importance was'recognized from   the.earliest-colonial  times. Founded in 1634 by Lavio-  lette and a group of hardy colonists  from Quebec, lhis point was under  the French regime, one of the most  important positions In the country  for the fur trade with the Indians;  it was the rendezvous of all the Indian tribes friendly to the French,  and many expeditions were organized against the Iroquois and tho  New Englanders at a time when tho  Kingdoms of Fiance and England  were each edea-voring to ensuro  'their supremacy on the American  continent. b  What  contributed   not a little to"  the development   of   Three    Rivera  was the exploit of the famous iron  mines  of  St.   Maurice,   which  wero  already  at  work in 1737.    Thte in-  'dustry^ gradually   assumed   greater ,  importance,   and   today   the   manufacture  of  pig  iron  in  the  Radnor  Foundries' is one of the most pros-,  perous  in  the district.    The forest.) .  which coveis all the regions situated j  to the north along the St. Maurice;  and   its   tributaries,  has   also  been,  an important factor in development������������������r  sawmills and great pulp plants havo  been established on the banks of tho  St.-Maurice, and employ nt the present date thousands    of    workmen.'  In that industry alone, one factory -  ships  annually  60.C00 t-������������������ns of-pult_.  and of Kraft paper.    Shoe factories, .  glove    factories,    biscuit  "factories.   .  furniture factories,   etc..   ������������������lso   giro  employment   to   a   working   population, .j. ,     . -V-  Thiee   Rivers   also   possesses   ��������������������������� ..  spacious harbor sufficiency *��������������������������������������������������������������� *���������������������������������������������  ocean'vessel*. '���������������������������.���������������������������_Sri������������������������������������������������������~^.^_%  .. /  'Waste Not, Want Not."  A logical Pefluction.  When Boosevelt was governor  of New York he knew quile  well a farmer who lived a I a  bouse on the road wherc the  governor, riding horseback,  would always slop for a rest.  One day when the governor rode  by the farmer was reading a  >������������������W York paper. "Governor" hc  asked, "aren't those New York  papers pretty tall liars?" "Why  what makes you think thcy arc?'  "Well, here's a story I was just  a-rcadin' of a man who paid  ���������������������������il4.000 lor a picture of a cow.  I don't believe it." "Why not?"  asked T. '*������������������������������������������������������ 'Because," said the  fanner, "J don't believe there's  any man in New York would  pay $11000 for anything he  couldn't milk."  St. John, N, B., reports lo  Bradstreet's lhat the export orders for lumber have been  so  large that dealers arc now won-  Wastc not; want not." -That  is *an jold' proverb'"whiclr-we f6r-  got_all aboil I in Canada-cluring  the .boom periods ��������������������������� before -'the  war! What a lol wc wastcd.'The  founder "of the" great Coleman  mustard factory was once asked  liow his firm amassed such huge  fortunes out -of the' liltlc piece  of musttird people ate. He replied, ."Wc didn't. We made  our money out of- what people  lcl i on lhcir- plates."  Bel ore the war we >wasted  enough food in Canada to pay  our then national debt in a single  year. We tried to save food  during the war, and our exports  of food for .the year ending  March '.if, 1918, were $710,619,-  400 as againsl only $187,011,300  in thc first vear of the war- Over  $500,000,000 saving in a~ single  year in food, and that a bad  crop year. ���������������������������  ��������������������������� What do wc waste in this  countrv in money? If wc saved  a few "dollars how much'have  wc wasted in wild cat specula-  lion? The Thrift Campaign is  to ask us lo no on saving���������������������������stiv-  ing onr quarters and to put them  hVa sale place a I 4 V-z per cent.  RUMi? "J]!1.1''!1 Stamp by walking,  inst cad Vrl'^rul nig: By-denying  ourselves* sonic liJLUc unnecessary luxury. Gel lhe habit of  saving. We havc had thc wasting habit because money seemed  lo come easy, but has it not  seemed to go easier. Soon prices1 will conic down. Arc wc going hack to the old habit of  waste? The country will need  finances. Every $100 borrowed  abroad means a loss of exchange  and a vcarlv -going oul of the  counlry. Save a little and lend  it to yourselves. You will gain  hy saving, and your savings will  ���������������������������save vou money as a unit in the  nalion. When old age conies,  Thrill will make it easier. We  owe much lo lhc boys who wcnl  to France. We shall owe more  lo them if lhc war and its duties  turn us Irom a nation of wasters  lo a nation of Thrift.  /'/- " '     ���������������������������.   " ~-VThe best, of ^everything that a-  .'    ,  ''��������������������������� real Jeweller^Store carries is to  ���������������������������"- be had frbnv,our"sj-qclr   JSvery-  _   , _      thins: carries a double guarantee.  . ��������������������������� <.   And the bigj point in' our favor  ��������������������������� - 'is that we!���������������������������se|J formless,' "on ac-  ;    - count of .us selling >t.catalogue  S ^ prices.   And we bave the goods  ' -   - - in stock.- No;waitingV  c.]:wmrm  MANUFACTURING JEWELLER.    < ���������������������������" ^WATCHMAKER.  Vernon, B. C.  -*        *  IA -. t-y-_'v*;  v '       -J  pNGRAVipIfc  =1=  "li 'i  PwWmff or jfiepairmf  tbis Season?0  * r- ~> Vr  THE FOW-OWJNG A������������������E GOOD VALUES:  Ottawa reports to Bradstreet's  lhal lhe retail trade has bcen  watching the investigations at  the Parliament Buildings very  closely. Some retailers expect  a sudden decline in textile goods  and clothing, and arc. in many  cases, holding hack their orders  on lhis account.  X  X  Jt  J������������������  K  X  vour  properly  X X  X   X  X  X  X      Don'l   let  dering from where-   thcy    can >s j3C soi(j |-or [.,Xcs.    If you  import.    Apparently there is lit-1.; i,;,V(Mi'l  lhc necessary cash,  tie  to hc had  from   the Stales,'^ pn llll(| scC ., solicitor,    lie  and    British    Columbia    firms i; ^v:rj f^ up gome way to fin  ���������������������������say they cannot guarantee d?-  "ivepy-for sduc -lime,  H' nn ca vou.  K K W ������������������ n H  H  H W'������������������:������������������.H ������������������  No. \ Ceiling, Flooring and Siding. .$20.00 por M  No. 2 Pimension, 2x4 and 2x0 $25.00 per M  16-inch Slab Green Wood    $2.50 per loud  ���������������������������^ "it ������������������  OKANAGAN SAW MIW-S, UA- mm  Po Yoh Want Somethingl'  I Electrical  |j and cannol gel it in town, write, wire or phone to  jj The QJsanagan Electric  jj Vernon  s We pay express to Armstrong and Enderby  IJ Agent*   for  Northern   I������������������lcctnc   l-iinii   Lighting   Plants.  314MSCjTIO������������������ Commoner;   it  wUl help yeu t9   ^        posted  r I  Vsh,  IX  I  Ai������������������*>*  ^  The car of  quality at a  low price.  We are convinced the  demand in Enderby and  district will be for the  bettSr-class car. . And  we have anticipated  this demand by taking  the agency for the  popular Gray Dort. If  interested let us demonstrate to you the  car's superior qualities.  & Son  Vernon Rd.  Autos for Hire  Q  O  0  OKANAGAN COMMONER  _rui_rLru-u-i_r_-ij-inj-Ln_r_n.nf u-y-is-ir^rxrvm^Sii^r.-i���������������������������i-in���������������������������-~~~**~^*~~*,m * m'*m m m '*****"  THURSDAY, AUG. 22, 1919  TROUBLE BREWING  Let us take your party to  Mabel Lake  The cost isn't so great  i  i  i  Rural Municipalities Not So  Vitally Interested in Union of  B. C. Municipalities.  Unless the date of its convention can be changed, the Union,  of B. C. Municipalities is threatened with disruption,. says    the  Vancouver-.Province.       Delegates from the rural municipalities along the Fraser have noti-1 muu^u ... ...s, ~..~, j~.,  ficd the executive of the union and hogs will be featured,  that thev will withdraw their! The committee in charge of  membership if by Friday next!the sale is as follows: Messrs.  the convention has not been:Mat Hassen, C^ H. Hardy and J.  postponed fo some date not in McCallum of Armstrong and  harvest time. ������������������ Geo. C. Hay as secretary.    The  With only a month between sale will be conducted under thc  now and convention time the auspices of thejB. C. Stock-  executive is  somewhat embar- breeders' Association the same  Pure Bred Stock Sale.  At a meeting of the Interior  W  t?u  Directors of tfic R. C Stockbreeders' Association ���������������������������*��������������������������� held in  Kamloops, July.'25th,.-it was decided to hold a pure bred stock  sale on the 25th of September at  Armstrong, B. C. This being thc  day following the Armstrong  Fair, it is expected; that many of  the animals exhibited will be  entered for the sale. While all  classes of pure-bred stock will bc  included in the sale, yet, sheep  Jas. iwiam  New Garage  Experienced in handling general  Auto repairing  All work guaranteed  J'  J  J  _   jj  Jas. McMahon & Son    3  Vernon Road rt Enderby   (j  ���������������������������<o  We carry a full line of  cool  refreshing  drinks for hot  weather such as lime, grape fruit, lemon,  orange and apple cider juices.  Order your fruit jars  how as we only  have a limited supply on hand.  Enderby  Teece & Son  MEET  ME TO-NIGHT AT  LEONARDS BILLIARD  PARLOR  Cigars, Cig-ircllcs. Etc.  Pipes and^Pipe Tohaccocs  family Supply  Store  ."MAliA,  li. C.  The Country Paper.  "I'i.sn't filled with cuts nnd pictures,  -nor llie liitest news despatches.  And llie pn pur's often dampened  and lhe print is sometimes blurred.  There i.s only onc edition and the  eye t|iiiie often  catches  Jim's   Picnic  Wc have known .Mm Grier a  long time. Jim is.now running  thc Kaslo "Kootenain." Incidentally, he is also trying to run a  linotype. That Jim i.s having a  whale of'a time is certain. We  prefer to watch lhc performance  Irom this distance, however. It  wouldn't he sale I'or a fellow to  suggest anything to Jim, just  now. ���������������������������   o  In the lasl issue ol' lhe "Kootenain"   Jim   savs:  "The lyno threw a lit before  thc paper .was all up. This is  hand set. Wc are doing this to  show lhe bally piece of ironmongery that the blacksmitbing  business is only a preliminary  stage in producing the paper. In  about'two weeks more thc publisher expects to get out a newspaper and on time. Thc operator is almost on speaking terms  with the lyno type, but at times  there are what might safely be  termed "^trained 'relations" if  not open hostilities. A few days  ago il stopped, and the afternoon was taken up in discussing  rassed by this emphatic pronouncement, and Mayor Gray of  New Westminster, secretary-  treasurer of the union, is said to  have expressed the opinion that  nothing could be done at this  late date. o   ,  The meeting is fixed for North  Vancouver on.Septembcr 16 and  17, while thc Good Roads League, composed of almost thc  same membership, holds its annual session the day preceding,  September 15.  u "Wc could not desert our  bread and butter for the most  important convention in the  world," said Reeve Paterson of  Delta,  "ancl  unless  the  iis the Kamloops bull sale last  spring.   -"'������������������������������������������������������-'  The committee in charge arc  making a :J*spccia,l effort to make  this sale a huge success and they  will appreciate very much the  co-operation - of all interior  stock-breeders.  show somc disposition to meet  us half way we shall simply  withdraw from the union and  form an independent organization to deal as best we can with  the common problems of the  rural municipalities in the valley- K  <���������������������������,  "That bas been decided upon  and we meet next Friday.to put  our plans into execution unless  wc hear favorably from the  Union. It is a physical and  economic impossibility for us to  leave our work in the middle of  September. jV We .wish to work  with the cities and tbe interior  towns, but they have made it  impossible. , We realize a separate organization will be much  weaker than the present union,  but there is nothing else for us  to do."  There.;are eighty plants in  Canada engaged in the manufacture of wooden furniture,  representing $15,000,000 of investments.  An auto drive and dinner at  cities the King Edward will make any  .. .   ���������������������������   , , ,,������������������������������������������������������ ������������������������������������������������������,i  ., i ways  and  means    of    starting  .races  ol   a   m.ssmg letter  and  at,      > morning just after  times a misspelled wo d | ������������������ ^       ,        ,  No cablegram^,-special any^heic, (>J.   ^   Ilumcl.ous  lcgs     ()r  T.!eCmaL-"pT'mayhe.a   trille1l"* opened  up  with a snare-  I laving purchased lhc Win. ISI.son  slock and slore, inn now prepared  to supply all rcuuiremenls in  family <m)i'ery supplies, dry goods  and   feed.  Semi us your orders and gel the  best   of  goods   and   sati.sfaelion.  crude and primitive,   -   =  Rut the atmosphere of home life  "fills and permeates'tiie pages  Of thc little country paper printed  where you used to live.  I-Ivery printed line reminds you of  Ihe days long since departed,  -Uere a boyhood's chum is mentioned, there a schoolmate's name  :   appears, r-      -  And the eye grows moist in''reading while Ihe soul grows'Jheavy-  'hcarled  O'er the changes time has wrought  throufeiiout the swiftly passing  years.  Memory's scroll has deep impressions stamped upon its face forever  Of sweet pleasures which the busy  cily  life can  nevervgive>        '?���������������������������'  And in fancy you are roaming  through the quiet town whenever  Vou peruse the country paper printed  where you used to live.  X.   I'AVI.OS, "Proprietor.  Something tells us thc cx-  Kaiser is nol the only man out  of a job who doesn't know  where'his winter's coal is going  lo hc delivered.  m4 & W ���������������������������  The only separator that skims clean whetherffcu  turn it fast or slow. Saves $40 lo $60 a year  extra, due to this wonderful Suction-feed feature  (the feed varies wiih the speed). Has other fine advantages���������������������������no discs lo wash, knee-low supply tank, ball bear  ing, etc " ' """ ~"  ill Dear-  g  Over one million users.   Come in and see it work. fciinuLjg  Sold,   Delivered and (hi.x  ���������������������������'Ul/rON "HARDWARE  CO.. LTD.       :  Prices.' $70.0(1, ..?.X(UHV $95.00   nnd  drum performance, as-much a*  to say "there you darn fool, can't  you see anything." There was a  matrix under the thing."  What Tillage Will Po      /  (Experimental Farms Notes)  The success of an orchard project in British Columbia demands that thorough tillage be  Practiced until such time as the  trees arc well established. Surface tillage conserves the moisture of the winler and spring  months for lhe use of the tree  during the period of growth anti  seasonal fruit development. Tillage aerates the soil, aiding  cliemicaland bacterial action in  plant food production. The tillage operations aid in thc disintegration of the soil particles  that carry lhc food elements.  Tillage destroys many insect  pests and fungus spores, thereby  reducing greatly lhe insect and  fungus injury.  In the arid sections tillage destroys the soil fibre and reduces  the Vegetable mailer or humus  making agcnl. \Vith_ the fibre  =or=-vt5ge"tfililc"���������������������������mrdtci���������������������������goncr^lhe  soils become dillicult lo lill and  poorer in nitrogen.  Tillage practice has ;i big balance in ils favor and is the Practice of Ihe mosl successful or-  chardisls.  Sunday seem better.  Want Ads  aeawoidrfntinnrfrUM: U.B iforil ������������������������������������eh inHM-  tferi.tharMftn-: He mMhuiln chftrfte: 10* extra  mktt* *������������������Bh Bote not ���������������������������ecotnpkfif enter.   SIfcVER PRUNES forju-cscrvhig  6r eating. Apply Mrs. Jas. Mowat,  Enderby. 2-1-21   i  FOUND-^-'A gold", locket on Mabel  Lake Road between Enderby and  Lowe's" Ranch. Owner may  have same by proving; property  and paying for this advt. David  Innes, Enderby. it  Now is the time  to order your supplies  for the Preserving Seasop  * We have stocked heavily in all sizes of Sealers:  E-Z, Economy, etc. All kinds of tops available. Order early and avoid being disappointed should the supply become exhausted.  E.B.DILL  Men's Wear Groceries Enderby, B. C.  j     Canadian Food Control License No. 8-17170.  FOR SALE ��������������������������� Seven-room dwelling  on Knight street; three lots; good  barn and outbuildings; water and  electric light. Price and terms to  'suit oh application, Commoner  ollice/Endcrby, ^ 29-3tf  i  i  i  5  5  5  1  5  i  5  5  Men's & Boy  Summer  inteed  by  Enderby, R.  $110.00.  AM  From June 13th  No. 1,60c lb No/2, 58c )b  Butter Fat  nt   any 'shipping  poinl in  I lie,   Okanagan   Valley.  V\ .Fanners" Company.' Financially sound. Payments for Cream made iiionllily. Deliver can to  lhc   railway  company   I'or uispalch to  Kelowna Creamery, Ltd.  Empty cans  pro inplly returned.  Moisture in lhc Orchard  To reduce Iho moisture in soils  during .lune, .luly and early August is not wise, "ll nol only prevents proper nourishment, but.  as a result of the drying out of  the soil, lhc soil temperature is  raised to a poinl thai prevents  the roots Irom ruiiclioning properly, and a .serins check to. thc  irec results.  To reduce the moisture content in September may hc of  great advantage, as usually there  are excessive rainfalls'"at that  time, and an excess with the  ground warm may.cause an undesirable, second growth, particularly if. the.* trees have been  checked.loo early and the wood  prematurely ripened by dry  weather during July and early  August.  PUBLIC NOTICE  Notice i.s hereby jjiven that 1  have'disposed ol' niy tiierchiindi.se  business al Mara to N. J'nvlos, and  I bespeak for him a continuance  ot' the patronage I h������������������vc been  favored with. ..  I will liquidate and collect all  accounts.  AVM. ELSON. Mam. HC.  .lulv  20th    1919.  "The Shame Of It AM"  Memphis,.:, Tenn., Aug. 4. ���������������������������  Headed by a brass band and a  decorated automobile, bearing a  banner with the words "Thc  Shame Of It All"-a procession  of citizens,'todav accompanied  Edward T. Leech, editor of the  Memphis : "Press," to the jail,  where he";Will.serve-ten days for  alleged contempt of .court.  Leech was sentenced following publication in his paper of  an editorial entitled "The Shanie  Of It All," which the court held  was directed at Chancellor;Israel  Peres, Ecech contendedjtie editorial was general in tone and  was written in connection with  the political situation, w Memphis. It did not specially men-  ton Peres.. V .-������������������������������������������������������.,  Following the decorated ear  in which Leech rode were, fifty  a u tomobiles H. containing citizens.  The procession traversed the  streets ot; ��������������������������� the < business part of  Memphis. Crowds on the cwrps  cheered as it passed.  A large crowd of atiaena  gathered at the jail when the  procession arrived. An attorney  mounted the jail steps and made  a speech iri defence of the freedom of the. press and of Editor  Leech's conduct..  Inside the Jail teech w������������������������������������  ushered into a cell filled with  flowers. A brand new white  bed, spread with clean linen had  been provided by his friends. A  refrigerator^niled^JwjAh^J^lhte^  was also provided- , ...  Plans are being made to hold  a mass meeting the day Uecjt is  released from jail, at which time  new laws will be proposed III the  Tennessee legislature guaranteeing freedom of speech and of  tlie press...-,,.. ,;���������������������������  Nice Place To Go To  There is a price war now raging among.AVinnipeg druggists  competing for the liquor trade.  Otu ing the last three months  p.; ices in some drug shops .have  been reduced one-half, it is reported. Here are the latest prices  for quart bottles: Scotch whisky.  $2.50; rye whisky. $2-25: Geneva  gin and brandy, $3. Distillers  report that they are short .of  supplies, and importers say that  Scotch whisky can be bought  cheaper in Winnipeg than in  Scotland.  FOR SBHVICIB��������������������������� Registered Hol-  stein-PHesiari bulk fee $3; also  thoroughbred Yorkshire Boar fee  $2.50..-Harris &^Son, Bnderby.4p  LOST���������������������������Signat ring; monogram "J  W.L.,,n Finder will, he suitably  rewarded on leaving at Commoner oflice, Endej-by. 2tp  NOTICE  CHANGE IN INSURANCE  \ AGENCIES  We beg to announce that  W. 1. S. P|Cw*SQN  lias been appointed agent at bn-  derby, in place of  ^. If. G. PA VIES  , ;        for the J  Pliocnix   Assurance . Co.,  Md-,  of  London, ������������������n������������������lan������������������J.  Liverpool & tondon * Olobe Insurance Co., f4d������������������ _  gritish America Assurance Co.  lobe "Indemnity   Co.   of Canada  r<Ci>suaUy l&pj.)  CEPEfipEV noU^FF'1' & co  :    General Agents.  ,   Men's   Sport   Shirls,   Balbriggan   Undenvcaf,".  Wash Tics, Straw Hals, and a full line of W.G.&  R. Dress Shirts, Boys' Blouses, Sport Shirts, Cot-.  ton Jerseys, elc.  Men's and Boys' Outing Boots, with rubber  sole, in white, black and tan.  Bathing Suits for Men and Boys.  Agents i'or 20th Century and Semi-Ready  Clothing. Prices ranging from $25.00 up. Come  in and inspect our samples.  j ENDERBY SUPPLY COMPANY  Sealer  s  o  th������������������ k������������������# Weights  fleprmtsby the hest  authors.  The storv is told of an editor  who died, being refused admission bv Old Nick, who feared -he  would create disorder in lus  kingdom -dunning delinquent  subscribers, of which his habitation was full-  We read with mirth that eastern' growers are troubled by  the "rich coloring of western  apples"  Buy Enderby Bakery bread;it  will save a jot of w'orry.  75c e#ch,  3for|2  All fhe ftt#s% magazines  A. H������������������������������������V������������������S  prugSs^Siftionery  Subscri^ont ttypn for any  magazint.  ���������������������������^veryt^ing m stoc)c for  t^e cwnmg season  A name that stands for the best in hotel service  Having lielped to adjust the situtrtion in  Europe, we are' h������������������ek at  the ujd stWiid ready1 for  business ��������������������������� pKmting,  kalsomining, \r. a p e r  hanging. TW our  ��������������������������� prices. }j  c g. mw  Box 43 Enderby  Jas. Dickson  REAL  ESTATE fN^JHANCE  GENEBAk AGENT .  Bell Block Enderby  Pure Pre4  Live Stock 8$  ARMSTRONG, P. C.  Friday, Sept. 26tb  under the auspices of B. C. Stockbreeders' Association  The B. C." breeders are rc<pieslcd to communicate with the  Secretary with regard to their probable entries before ft shall  be necessary for him-to solicit entries  from  without  the  prpv  nice.  j SALES COMMITTEE:' Mat Hassen, Jas. McCallum and C  JI- Hardy, all of Armslrong, B. C.. Secrelary, Geo. C JHay,  Kamloops, B. C.  '   '"J  V ll-i  V:  A)  k  ���������������������������:. ?*> *.fix'-*l*iy*i������������������s"f.*.->> vtjS- /*

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