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Array t-i&ttf *  \3������������������  &  rt  ^CTOi^ty--^  ss������������������*'  ������������������mw������������������ti������������������t  IN WHICH IS MERGED THE ENDERBY oPiCeSS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY.  ������������������^^w^^^���������������������������������������������  Vol. 13, No. 51, Whole No. 647  ENDERBY, B. C.   THURSDAY,   FEB.   26,   1920.  Subscription, $2 a year; 5c copy  School Estimates will Force Tax  Rate of Enderby up to 37 Mills  At  a  special   meeting 'of  the  city : the money or not.    And if not, what  council   Monday   evening   the   Board   they are going to do about it,  It is  the  their   money,   and   they   have     the  'privilege   and   tho   responsibility   of  ������������������������������������������������������deciding.  quickly.       The  new   Provincial   law  requires the tax  levy .By_law  to- be  of   School   Trustees   presented  following   estimates   for   1920:  High   School   principal...?  1,800.00  Assistant   (4  mos.) 600.00  Public  School   principal..     1,500.00  Division  II         1,100.00 .,,������������������,,-*, ^  Division  III            900.00, Anally   passed   by   March   loth,  and  Division   IV         1,000.00 .'after that date nothing can be done.  AXDEKSEX���������������������������MOXK  i'J  ^en \  '''&,  //..  Popular  Young   People  of  (it'ifan':d  Joined  in Wedlock.  720.00  100.00  Division   V  "Equipment      , Supplies       Domestic Science teacher.  ���������������������������   , Equipment       Supplies    . .   Manual Training instruct.  or   Supplies       Equipment   ..........  Agriculture  instructor's  travelling  expenses. .  Supplies       Equipment       Medical   Officer's  salary..  ���������������������������Tanitor's   salary          1,020.00  Secretary's   salary    ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������.-  Construction   fire   escape.  Fuel      Light.     Water   insurance    .....'   Boiler   inspection       ^Repairs       "Sundries      1,100.00  300.00  528 00 | throughout the province.    The long-  I     This state of  things prevails,  not  .only    at    Enderby,     but    generally  100.00,er it is  allowed to  drift,  the worse  96.00  100.00  100.00  100.00  10.00  A  pretty  wedding was solemnized  at  the new  church,  Grindrod,  when  Nellie,   eldest   daughter   of   Mr.   and  Only,   they   must   decide  Mrs. J. Monk,  was married to Louis  eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. A. Andersen, the Rev. J.' R. Gretton, officiating. .   -.        ^  The bride was very prettily dressed ^.in white crepe_de_chene and a  white embroidered veil. She carried a boquet of white and pink carnations. The* two" bridesmaids,  Misses Helen and Kathie Monk,  looked charming in pale pink frocks  with white velvet hats to match. Mr.  A. Andersen, brother of the groom,  acted as best man. Mrs. Gretton  played the wedding -march. The  groom's- gift to the bride was, a  dainty gold pendant set with pearls  ancl to each of the bride's' maids a  monogramed locket and chain and  to the best man a set of gold cuff  links. The bride's' gift to the groom  was a set of cuff links. After the  ceremony  a   dainty   wedding  break.  United Farmers Prepare to Plow  Furrow on Independent Lines  With a total membership of 500 "with the Fruitgrowers in , having  in 1919, the United Farmers of Brit_ legislation framed which will elim-  ish   Columbia   today   has   grown   to i inate   the   possibility   of     Orientals  100.00  it will be.    Let us face it now.  Many   think   the  only  remedy   in  sight is nationalization.-   "Education  100.00 is a matter of paramount national  interest" they argue. "Let the  national  government handle it."  KAMLOOPS   PRESBYTERY  Successful   Annual  Meeting Held  in  "Enderby   Last  Week.  120.00  300.00  750.00,  15.00 i     The Presbytery of Kamloops held  75.00; its semiannual meeting  in Entferby  75*00  on Wednesday and Thursday of last  300.00  100.00  '.���������������������������'  *  Year  W'-.  .  /-  1915  '/rt-'-'1'  -  1916  '-?#;���������������������������  -_^  r;1.19I7  . ..  ��������������������������� 1918  ���������������������������--' - -  1919  ~ $13,209.00  The following "statement showing  school expenditures against taxes  (after deducting Government grant  and all other sources of revenue)  as compared with amount of^total  tax levy, (city and extra-municipal)  for the last five years will be read  with, interest:  .,     u ��������������������������� , .-.-  ���������������������������   Taxes Expended     Total  "on-School ~  Tax Levy  -.-    .. $5,907:'.16L. $13,739.43  "������������������  "-    :6,0-44,47 V. 13,750:i4:  '-. jC-3v7'5JXfiJ5^&l8.-5.6'������������������&7:  \-    ' -V- 7,1 82.12 '",'"15/055.90,  - -   8,814.17V 19/111.69'  /..Estimated-:school" expenditure for  1920: "--'*' V;'V-      ,    .V"-        V     %  Maintenance    .-. < $13,209.0.0^  Tnterest and sinking fund     2,140.32"  week'.     Among  others  present  were j fast was served "at the home of the  Lennox* Fraser, of Vernon;  R. Her.  bison,  Princeton;   J.  F.  Millar,  Pen-  bride's   parents   at   which % relatives  and   friends   were  present.     In    the  ticton;  P. Connal, Rutland; W.Stott, j evening a dance ^vas Jield in  honor  Armstrong;      A.   R.   Gibson,   Revel-  of the young bride' at which every.  $15,349.32  Less - Government,   grant.     3,503.00  Amount to be raised  by  *-"    ..taxation -. .":; $11,846.32  ��������������������������� On the������������������basis of this year's assessment roll (citycand exbra_munlcipal  as finally confirmed at. the lastsit-  ting  of   the  Court of     Revision,   it  ������������������- will.ta^ke a rate of 14.33 mills on  the entire; district, with an addition  of 3.90 mills for interest and sinking fund-within the city limits, making a total of 18.23 mills, for city  property owners to pay, to produce  this amount, for school purposes  only. This will be an increase of  6.33   mills  outside the...city  and   of  r^e^S^wJthin.^^JVhat^the^gen.eral^jcity,  taxes will amount to cannot at present be stated, as the estimates have  not yet been arrived at. If they  should be no -more than they were  last year, however, they will make,  with this largely increased school  tax, a total rate of no less than  37.23 mills on the dollar.  Last year, when- tax collections  were above the average, property  owners representing nearly twenty  per cent of the entire levy failed to  pay their taxes. These persons consequently incurred interest at eight  per cent on thc Increased amount.  If the taxes this year are increased  by no less than orie_flfth, it is a certainty that a much larger number  of property owners will be unable  to   meet   the  demanfr.       This     will  -mean more property to be sold for  taxes, or rather to revert to the city.  Herein- lies economic  disaster fof  the commun ity unless corrected.  The school trustees are not to  blame. They have no alternative  but to ask for what is needed. The  city council has no choice, in the  matter, but must provide what the  board asks for. The teachers are  not to blame. They have to live,  like the rest of us. Everyone else's  wages   have   been   raised,   why   not  theirs?  It is for the'* taxpayers to decide  whether they  are  going to   put  up  stoke;- M. D. .McKee, Salmon Arm;  T. R. Peacock, Chase; W. W.' Peck,  Kamloops; G. A. Wilson and Principal   Smith,   Vancouver.  At the opening session- the work  on the frontier- districts was under  review. -Of special interest was the  address of R. Herbison of Prince-  toiu -who- a' year- ago" resigned-y.bis.  charge -. in / j^bfg������������������chi^  tpV;ft6*^^  Mountain* :-'arid"Mother ���������������������������' ���������������������������points'' iriear  Princeton' where large mining ' industries r:are. opening ..up:; " AJJlreadfy  he* has won the sympathy and" respect of -men of all-shades of opin-;  ion. He asks for special equipment in the way of reading rooms  and-halls for social gatherings. The  Presbytery willingly undertook tS  provide   all   equipment   necessary.  The work on the North Thompson  and'up'the Cariboo road and in all  the other mission districts within-  the bounds was given thoughtful attention and provision made for experienced men and -increased equipment to more efficiently"carry on.  The work of religious. education  was introduced - by T. R. Peacock  of Chase and discussed by Dr .Smith  of Vancouver, the ^new. principal of  the Theological "College there.. The  opinion was expressed that the  teaching _of_our_ Canadian ideals and  more than 4 300, with-news of affiliations coming in so rapidly that accurate figures are impossible to giv,e..  This was the opening statement in  the annual address of President R.  A. Copeland of Lumby, given . at  the morning session of the United  Farmers'   conventions at   Victoria.  r> ���������������������������  "One united body for the Dominion-is the United Farmers' objective," said Mr. Copeland, " and the  goal, we think, is in sight at last.  It is not .revolution with us, it is  reformation of Canada's public life.  We are farmers, but we are citizens  first. We are not seeking nor do we  desire class 'legislation unless It is  first-olass legislation. That is what  we" want.  "We want an independent organization, absolutely free of government" control and we are going to  have it. .(Prolonged cheers.--) Our  objective is 10,000* -members in  19*20."  Following the - adoption of the  ���������������������������presidents report, amendments rto  the constitution were taken up and  the director's reports submitted.  Sixty-nine delegates, representing  forty locals, are in attendance and  more ear expected. -   7, -  Twenty - thousand 'Strong. -  One cannot' mistake the. meaning  of the reports.coming from the convention, of agriculturists at'^Victoria  thislweek. ��������������������������� .-.The- ..farmers,; object  "strehuqusly'/^irid^'at :all''"timesf' since  theVcoriveriUbn- {opened-, - to ^"'anything-  one had a most enjoyable time about  100 being- present. The young  couple will reside at Loon Lake.  Many useful and beautiful presents  were received which goes to show  the esteem- in which the " young  couple are held. Mr.\J. Monk, (the  bride's father) __ cheque;' Mr... ^ and  Mr s; 7 A: ^rAtf ders'en^ (groom* s &fat\\err  ������������������nd^m^  pot;;" Art and ' Ray;-'Anderseri,' "arm  rockingichiair; ���������������������������; MrV;" and -.Mrs'.   'W..  Monk,-hall /seatVMr.  W._ JVMonk,^  silvef "cutlery; ".Miss. K.'  Monk,  cake  "dish; Miss B. Monk, mayonaise dish;  Miss S. Mock, pepper, salt, mustard;  Miss   H.   Monk,   casserole; "Mr. "and ^eing-     But  the  U'  F*   is  sure  that  Mrs. G. Wells, cheque;  Mr. G.^Salt,.;* ^ thc  ^alance .of;;po^e.r  with  butter-dish;  Mr. G. Stowards," alum J  inuin  pans;   Maude  Stapleton,   tray;  Mr., and   Mrs. ' C.   W.   Crandlemire,  savoling���������������������������pf^ ���������������������������gpvernhientJfiJBu ppof t~ <rr>.  control:. If it can be shown'to'the*  .satisfaction rot Jrthe "'United-'- Farmers  that  th~er'Smithers " scheme:"' is '- "not  owning or leasing land in British  Columbia. Some of'the speakers to-  these moves were frankly hostile.  They insisted the Oriental producer  was lowering the price of produce  and putting the white farmer in a  position where he could not realize  on his unearned increment, by' locating in his neighborhood and thus  reducing the ���������������������������selling value of his  property.  Men Identified with the farmer  movement in British Columbia are  asserting that the political issue will -  not be touched, at least until the  Council of Agriculture meets Wednesday. What the outcome there  will be, no man is prepared to even-  conjecture. They wink portentously and hint at .delightful possibilities but that is as far as they will  BO.  Certainly-the  Council  of  Agriculture   meetings   promise   to   be   well  attended.     There   are   farmers   here .',  from very cultivated sections of the  province.  R.   A.   Copeland   Reelected.  R. A.-Copeland of Lumby was reelected president of the U. F.' B. C,  after a remarkable exhibition of his-  -  popularity _ had   been, spontaneously,  given.    Mr.  Copeland,   W.  Paterson,,-1  J.   M.   Humphreys   and   J." L.   Prid-   \  ham   were, nominated., -  The", latter- .  three     accepted -������������������   nomination    jand,.  when   the-outsiders   were.expecting V v."  a warm ~contest1., for;the~.chief \ office/^ * 7.  they  refused  to"-contest, against; the tV-  Lumby  man   and   amid/'cheersXantlT' ���������������������������'  musical--hono'rs^ ifr. :jCopeland^;rev-"-T  ���������������������������...'-"���������������������������.; .rJA''**���������������������������-/;>>)!^ j-   ' ���������������������������<���������������������������-���������������������������-���������������������������*. n.-'-.% -   . /������������������,-���������������������������  sumed. his r seat >-��������������������������� as'^ nresident- for i->  S  fostered-by-government aid then the  council' of agriculture will come into  the inculcating of the true principles of citizenship these coming  years will have greatly to do with  Canada's greatness as a nation. This  branch of our activities must not be  slighted.  The   report   on   systematic   giving  was presented  by J. A. Dow of En-  mayonaise dish; Mr. and Mrs. W.  A. Crandlemire,- berry spoon; Mr."  Ed Stickland, berry spoon and cold  meat fork;. Miss- Doris Stickland,  coffee ��������������������������� spoons; " Mr. and Mrs. A.  Fyall, cake plate; Mr." and" Mrs. A.  R. Price, ctea spoons; Mr. and Mrs.  J. Tomkinson, berry spoon and cold  meat fork; Miss Bunn, crumb tray  and "scoop; Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Gretton, "tea cups and saucers; Mr. J.  Kirshfeldt, cheque; Mr. Brown, al-  uminum_porringer;  Mr. and Mrs. A.  si its' 4000 members and the d-lrjriles  seem united in the desire to "run  their, own  show."  In'fUcative of the attitude    of    the  Farmers'   Institute   advisory     board  Tomkinson, tea set; Mr. Wm. Mc-  Sherry, bon bon dish; Miss Boesch,  berry spoon; Mr. and Mrs. Bladon,  Pyrex bread pan; Mrs. G. Andrews,  berry  bowl;   Mrs.   H.  Twigg,  muffin  sumed-'khisJs'ekt ^'"asV presideht\for"-  what'.'he predicted will be a ?noi  mentous Ifoelvemonth.  '.. "We ' have pushed our organiza.  tion over the brow of the hill/". Mr.  Copeland"urged:- "It is.up'to all'of  us to keep it going steadily. It is  a good- maxim: 'In time of peace  prepare for war'; and that is what  we ought to do.- We are getting  fair prices and are making - some  , money, .but this may" not continue."  ��������������������������� :   -irfi.  I       -.  * .  'f-rSi-SS&SA  ssyssssk.  -K*Ar- ^,'.*--���������������������������|  .1 - ->'0^    5*  -    i-v *S  -   /  was the speech of J. Redman, presi-1 Officers ,Are Cliosen.-  dent-of the stockbreeders, when he j E!ecti8n of 6fficers at the evening  said, that although the Farmer*'., session reSulted as follows: J. L.  Institute   was   twenty   years   old,   it  was time, he thought, when all  farming bodies should get together  and he did- not propose that the  United Farmers lose ^their- identity  in fhe older body.  "We can cut the furrow as we see  fit," he said, "once we have our.  selves^tlf6"rou"ghly==6T~ganizedf=^That_  is the objective. When 20,000 farmers can go after an objective as one  man, our troubles are largely over."  Mr.  Laid man,  in  pressing  for the  council   of   agriculture   spoke   some-  dish;  Mr. Roth well, mayonaise dish;  Mrs.   A.   D.   Stroulger,     marmalade  what  similarly  when  he  said:   "One  jar;  Mrs.  Pacey, cut glass;  Mr. and | big   agricultural   union    is   our   aim  derby.     It   showed   that   the     full- Mrs.  Rashliegh,  cut glass;   Mr.   and  objective for 1919 had been reached. These givings are for missionary, benevolent and educational  purposes.  J. F. Millar of Penticton reported  on the Forward Movement drive.  Thc quota for this Presbytery was  -15,750 ancl the contributions  amounted'to over $18,000. Some  congregations doubled their objective. Among these were Salmon  Arm,   Armstrong   and   Penticton.  Tne present method of settling  ministers   in   congregations  came  in  Mrs. Morton, meat chopper; Mr.- W.  Curry, vases; Mr. ancl Mrs. R. Fenton, sugar and creaVn; Mr. and Mrs.  Jones, vase; Mr. B. Charlish, cake  dish; Mr., and Mrs. H. Tomkinson,  mirror and vases; Mr. and Mrs. L.  Stroulger, pillow cases; Mr. and  Mrs.3 Emeny, Pyrex pie dish; Miss  J. Enoch, centrepiece; Mr. and Miss  Massey, butterdish; The Mrs. Folk.  ards, casserole; Mr. F, Dysart, muffin dish; Mr. and Mrs. Edgar, table  cloth, Mr. and Mrs. Blackburn, carv.  ing set;  Mrs. Waby, bed comforter;  for heated discussion and many j Pansy and Robbie Price, butter knife  other topics too numerous to be and sugar shell, G. H. Wells, berry  touched upon. set.  W.   Stott,  Armstrong,  A.   R.   Gib. ���������������������������   -       ���������������������������-���������������������������"������������������������������������������������������-  son, Revelstoke, and S. Lundie, Gol- a pleasing 'interlude * in, two days  den, were appointed commissioners of strenuous business of the Presto the general assembly which meets bytery in, Enderby last week was a  at Ottawa in June. curling    match    with    an    Enderby  A resolution of thanks-to the citi-  rink.     The   Presbytery's   rink     was  defeated 13_7 but the cobwebs got  brushed away and the men freshened up for the remainder of the  work.  zens of Enderby for gracious hospitality   was   enthusiastically   passed.  The   next . meeting   of   Presbytery  will be held in August at Penticton.  ancl we have it by creating a central  advisory body, that will speak to  the government in the voice of 20,-  000   men   absolutely  united."  Unquestionably there is a strong  undertow toward political activities  on the part of many of the members  but it is felt that the U. F. must  be independent of any party affiliation. Thorn is not the slightest indication of any fusion movement. If  the farmer, goes into politics, he will  go "on his own" absolutely, or he  will not go at all. There seemed  general  agreement on  this.  Problems of assessments, bounties  on coyote hides, better system of  dredging on Arrow Lakes, road improvements and public ownership of  all waterpower in the province were  a few of the suggested improvements debated during the afternoon  session on'Monday.  Tt was openly stated that Japanese, Chinese and Hindus were not  classed as desirable citizens by the  farmer. The executive of the United   Farmers   were   delegated   to   act  Pridham, Victoria; J. M. Humphrey,  Malakwa, and ������������������;S. T. Elliott, KeH  owna, first, second and third vice-'  presidents, "respectively; and W. E.  Chappie, Armstrong; W. N. Price,  Kelowna, Walter Shipley, Salmon  Arm, Walter Jackson, Creston, E.  W. Neill, Cowichan, W. E. Smith,  l?eWlIIokC^Cr^V^A=tTTO"od7=;:^Grand"=  v   -,(|  Fo"ks, J. Copeman, Sahtlam, John  Perry, Nanaimo, A. T. Howe. Vernon, J. Marsden, Nelson, and- W.  Duncan,   Comox;   directors. _  Enderby delegates to the convention number seven: Messrs. G.  H .Smedley, R. J. Coltart, Wm. An-  'derson, J. F. Moore, H. F. Cowan,  Andrew Glen, W.  F. Collin.  From Hullcar local H. H. Worthington and Miss C. Matheson were  elected delegates; from Deep Creek,  Arthur Hayhurst and Thos. Sharpe';  from Gijindrod, W. Monk; from  'Mara,  Harry   Blurton.  PJCESItYTERfAX   DRIVE  Armstrong,    Fent.ictoii    and    Salmon  ���������������������������Ann'   Ponble  Their  Quota.  In the Presbyterian drive for  Forward Movement funds last-week  the returns (somewhat incomplete)  were as follows:  Quota    Subscribed  Armstrong  ..".'....". $1,27 5 $2,436  Benvoulin    ......      350 1,350  Enderby V . :'        525 690  Kamloops     .......3.000 2,100  Kelowna    .... .'_. .   2-500 2,500  Penticton      ......   1,275 ���������������������������"        2,600  Salmon   Arm    ....      525 1,650..  Revelstoke   ......   1,500* 1,750-  Vernon     ........   2,000 3,000 ->~l%m  OKANAGAN  COMMONER  THURSDAY,   FEB.   26,   1920.  #ftanagan Commoner  In which is merged The Enderby Press and Walker's Weekly  rublished every Thursday at Enderby, 13.C,  by The Walker Press, at  per year, $1.00 six months.  H. M.   WALKER  ~~TTl U RSDAS'T" "FrEBT"26,    192(X  Uic powers wi thine lhc League, thus forming a  basis ol" credit that would bc recognized tlie  world over.  In spite of lhc fact lhal in all countries, our  own included, the finances of thc nations has  becn placed in thc hands of the combined capital  and these private interests havc been permitted  for ycars to reap a rich harvest of interest, etc.,  off llie earnings of the countries by holding, as  they do, the exclusive privilege of banking with    the   nations'   monev,     these   interests   arc   thc  With inlernalional credits shot to pieces, as is firsi iQ crv blue ruin and to seek special aid  now the case; and with no specific remedy in j'rom the nations lo ]"������������������������������������������������������* z them "safe."  sight; wilh our existing banking system showing j The a0\d standard^.ial we" used lo hear so  itself utterly lo have failed in upholding the face much about���������������������������the standard which, by-the-way,  value of our currency "and even now calling |WMS pUt Up as a guarantee that a dollar would  pon   the  governments   lo  establish   an   interna- 'always be worth its face value���������������������������has proved io bc  Whv Nat a People's Bank?  tional expedient lhat will relieve lhc situation  ihis should convince thinking mca lhat the lime,  lias conic for a change in the system. A system  lhal will fall down as utterly as the system' we  are now under has failed, and wilh nothing better lo offer as a solution than lhal there bc further borrowings, further credits established^ why  will governments continue lo lean upon Ihc arm  a mylh. In fact, gold is no longer a medium ol  exchange in commerce and trade, ll has scurried  away to hide, and nations wliich havc bcen tied  lo this standard all these ycars, are now asked lo  establish a currency based upon the credit of  lhc people of these countries. And when this  credit is established, watch and sec if these financial interests do not ask lo bc given lhe exclusive  lhat has failed them? Our own governmcnl, like ���������������������������]iun<11iii������������������r of this currency of lhe people���������������������������for a  others similarly tied lo Ihe banking system, has ,!consideration,- of course���������������������������and lhcir watch and sec  been descried in time of need. "Borrow some|j],csc same financial interests loan lhal currency  more, and let us handle your borrowings," is Uicl]Dack lo lhc governments and the people���������������������������just as  answer ol the banks.  (lold, as the Toronto Saturday Night puts it. as  a symbol, a sign, a token of wealth, has very  largely passed " inlo !he realm of^ Ihc make-  believe. In olher words, it is a polite fiction, for  now fey.' government-" even pretend that Iheir  paper currency is redeemable in gold coin. Take  your own case as an  dollar bill. If says on it* lhal the "Dominion of  Canada will pay lo Ihe hearer on demand $2."  Take a bunch of these to the Federal Treasury,  or lo any of its branches, wilh the request lhat  thc Government agent make good lhc contract  as specified on the face of the bill, and vou Avould  be laughed a I for holding such childish fancies.  Or. again, take a bill of higher denomination to  the bank which issued il wilh the snme request.  Thc chances arc thai thc bank manager will suggest lhal you go oul and have your head ex-  !!!i'!'!in'' f^r n?aki"'"r ^'I'V an absurd. dcTnancl.  Nol iha! Ihese. notes are worth less lhan lhcir  face value. Thcy arc worlh every cenl of il. Onlv  il happens, lhat lhe value back of these bills is  nol represented by gold. Bankers and other gold  standard advocates use to tell us that il was. Bul  today wc know bcllcr. Wc know lhal lhc value  back of these bills is represented by something  .far belter than gold, and more useful. These  bills arc a token of Jhe assets of the country, its  forests, mines, water powers, grain, railways.  buildings, and the thousand and one othcr tilings  'owned by''the Government and. by, Uic people  who go lo make up that. Government. This being  true, why should lhe Government���������������������������the people���������������������������  place' in Ihe hands of thc banker's trust the exclusive handling of Ihesc ;iiolcs. Why not establish Government banks for lhc people to deal  through?  lhcy  do  now-  of interest.  -at   thc  established' bankers'  rale  Young at the Game  streak and ran for  Without  a I tempting  to   reply   to   lhc  lengthy  criticism in  these columns from  thc pen of Dr.  instance. Look al your Iwo- Bnrrc(l  on   lllc  vnccim,liOM  question,  wc would  indicate his communication suggests lhal hc  is young at Lhc game. Tl' Dr. Barrett will read  the statistics compiled by thc Anti-Vaccination  League of Ihe Old Country as well as of America  hc will find much food for thought, and very  much lo refute lhc statements made by him. For  his information wc would name the following  few of thc dislinguishcd physicians of the United  Slates who utterly and emphatically repudiate  vaccination nnd have, for a number of years, refused to have anything to do with il: F. M.  i'iaiick, i>������������������. JD., Kansas Ci ly, Missouri; C. S. Can-,  M. D., LL. D., Columbus, Ohio: .1. IL Grier, M.  D., 102. North. Dearborn'Street, Chicago, Illinois;  William B. Clarke, M. D., 1520 College Avenue,  Indianapolis, Indiana; Waller M. James, M. D.,  1231 Locust-Street. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania;  Z. T. Miller, M. D.. 2013 Carson Slreel, Pittsburg,  Pennsylvania: -T. W. Hodge, M. D., Niagara Falls,  New York; W. Van R. Biighlon, M. D., 299 Payne  Avenue, North Tonawanda. New York; Arthur  L. Mitchell, M. D.,_ Easl A"iirola; J. H. Tildcn,  M. D., Denver. Colorado; J. M. Peebles, M. D.,  Ph. D., A. M., Los Angeles, California. .  . One more point: While it may havc been possible to inoculate thousands of men in lhc army  wilh vaccine pus without fatal results, this docs  not prove anything wilh relation to thc growing  child. Soldiers hardened by training, could be  and were subjected lo various hardships Avithout  fatal"results. Bul forcc upon children thc same  hardship, subject as thcy arc to lhcir various ills  and weaknesses which fhe average adult has outgrown and a vaslly dilfercnl shade of statistics  would bc shown.  Like Riding- on Roads  ���������������������������with the Bumps  Scraped Off  Thcrc is only onc way to enjoy thc greater comfort introduced by lhc new Overland 4���������������������������  And lhal is by riding in this car,  with  its   130-inch   Spring-  base !  Gone is the usual bouncing, swaying  and  jolting.     Instead,  due  lo   lhc  thrcc-poinl  suspension   Triplex    Springs   there   is  more of a smooth gliding sensation.  Thc passengers are nol only free from ordinary road-blows  Ihul the car itself is shielded, prolonging ils life and reducing  I upkeep.  Thc light weight of this new Overland 4 means economy of  fuel and tires.  And it is fine looking, and luxuriously cushioned; it is  fully equipped from Electric Starting and Lighting to Electric  Horn.  Let us show you "why thc three-point suspension Triplex  Springs give heavy car comfort and road steadiness to  a light car for the first time.  J. McMahon & Son Enderby, B. C.  Financiers  Getting  Scared  If the average, businessman showed the yellow  as  qui!  ?kly as thc finan  ciers nnd financial inslilulions of the land, tilings  would soon be in an awful mess. These inslilu-  lons would have us believe thev are the saviors  of lhe world, lhal our financial institutions arc  lhe country's .Rock of Gibraltar. But is this the  case? Is it not a facl lhal lhe financiers and lhe  great financial institutions are Ihc first to seek  cover in a storm, and are the firs I lo demand  high premium from ihe counlry and of business  men for (lie use of money while the scare is on?  ��������������������������� As-M n _ i nd ica I ion .a l'_ I u������������������w���������������������������liMh'-Oiir-fi nanVa! _in-  slilulions can do in maintaining the slabilllv of  o!  sterling  look   at   the  New   York   in   recent  and  Canadian  money  ���������������������������h  thc   dollar  or   Ihe   pound  collapse of Ihese c������������������ins  in  weeks,  when  both  British  dropped   lo   per  cent  and   more   in   purciiasmg  power.    And now we havc it  on lhc word of Sir  (Ieorge   Parish,   financial   adviser  of   the  British  (lovernmenl during Ihe war. and withal one of  the Empire's foremost financial authorities,  lhal  Ihe  world   i.s   facing  nol   only   financial   disaster  ���������������������������bul anarchy,  and   lhat  soon,   unless  there  is  an  immediate   reorganization   under   Ihe   leadership  of Ihe only counlry lhal can undertake Ihe work,  thc- Failed Slab's of America.    In his recenl Canadian   addresses   Sir   George   says   in   sub.stanc.e.  lhal   Ihe world's credit  has gone  lo pot.    Conli-  ueiilal   Europe    wants    American's    goods,    and  Canada's  as   well,  but   has   nothing   wilh   which j  to pay.    If supplies are nol forthcoming, slnrva-j  lion  and  anarchy will   follow,  and   these  condi- j  lions will naturally react on the N������������������rlh American!  continent, inasmuch   as   there   will   be  no   outlet'  for our products.  t^7rLs/7ssMyy/^  ~~s*rU   WSM  .���������������������������'���������������������������->t-'---9'^x^KvA<  *-\ ....  .... -j&zr.yn-'sy  ^v -">^vv- V*  Come Here for  Cloth  es  Whether your work is on the  farm, in the woods, at the bench  or in the office we can fit you out  in clothing and footwear, neckwear and headgear.  Enderby Supply Go.  ENDERBY  A name that stands for the best in hotel service  c  King Edward Hotel  P. H- MUKFHY  Proprietor  Pnderliy  ���������������������������{  Reorganization of B. C. Forest Branch.  The British Columbia Forest Branch has recently undergone a complete administrative reorganization, which will enable it to handle its  large volume of work more adequately, and  render betlcr service to the public. Thc return  of technically [rained foresters from overseas  service, coupled wilh Ihe acquistion of new men,  "hTFs^vCTTdcTCTi*^lhijr-pr  In recognition of valuable services rendered.  as well as of increased living costs, thc salary  scales have also been revised upward in a way  lhal will sel Iho standard for othcr governmental  foresiry organizations throughout Canada.  One of Ihe features of lhe reorganization i.s thc  establishment of an office of investigations. Its  duty will be lo conduct studies and researches  into lhe various problems connected with the  administration of provincial Crown* timber  lands. This will include growlh studies, volume  studies, regeneration surveys, methods and costs  of slash disposal, elc.  The Forest IB ranch has full charge of all  iphases of Crown limber land administration, in-  ieluding nol only fire proleclion bul Ihe enfnrce-  ��������������������������� nienl of the limber regulations, scaling, collection of foresl revenue, grazing, and lhc development of domestic and foreign trade in Brilish  Columbia limber. The forest revenue of thc  Province  aggregates   upward   of  -$2,700,000  per  Its Miter to  PAINT  than  This British  financier  year-and is now lo be materially increased, flue  s fo Hie enhanced selling price of lumber, unoii lhe  ������������������!*i..,;,fM ."���������������������������-. i^ ii,,, it.-.;i,.,i ������������������zi >i���������������������������.    ��������������������������� n ,      i lo ,,1C enhanced selling price of lumbci  sliaighl up lo lhe United Slates a.s   he only coun- i ,,,.;,.  rA- ,..xa, .x.  ���������������������������i..,,,/?   .        ���������������������������        <���������������������������      ������������������������������������������������������    i ���������������������������  i.-,. ii,.,i ,.���������������������������.-,,r. ,-m.i r,v n,��������������������������� ,,..,��������������������������� r .. ���������������������������vk     ���������������������������'.,.'  ibasis ol   which ��������������������������� slumpagc prices  lor  limber cul  lr\   thai came out ol   llie war   ar r cher than *iM������������������������������������������������������ r..~ ..    i .,.j       -n i     ��������������������������� i  on Crown lands will bc increased.  ForWome  FOR your own satisfaction and  for consideration of your neighbors, keep your home attractive  outside as well as inside.  Keep it well-painted���������������������������use a paint  that is more than.a "beautificr"���������������������������  get the brand that acts as a "preservative" as well.  B.'U ^cHSH^SfJMlSsts?  It Isn't che cost of n pnint that count*���������������������������  lt'^ thc value���������������������������It;iservice per dollar. So,  even though U-!i isnctnchcapnaint.all  Iw fl,sc,t-,re convinced ofjts economy.  Wr know o^ no other brand of paint so  dependable���������������������������none other has tho covering capacity or tho durability that distinguish B-H. That's whv we sell it���������������������������we  reel safo In urglntl Jts vise because the  mskero Si uiranteed formula is stamped  on every can. and that formula Is tha  rlftht formula for paint, namely: 70%  pure white lead���������������������������30% pure white zinc.  went into it, 'to rei edy the silualion. Brilain,  say the Toronto Saturday Night, has ajlready  done her best by extending enormous credits to  other countries, bul she-has-practically come lo  thc end of her tether. Sir George suggests two  measures by which the situation may"be saved:  one.is lhe purchase by Ihc Uniled States of Euro  pean investment securities; the oilier the ci  tion of League of Nations bonds, backed bv  People  who   have  been  wondering  what  became  of  Joseph   C.  Cook,  who   was   associated  with   Scotl. in   the  notorious  vote  plugging episode in  Ihe lasl Provincial elections iii Vancouver, will be surprised lo learn that in June, 1918,  uro-jho was given the job of cashier in a department  :rca"ji'l Victoria coming under the jurisdiction of At-  ' all   lorney-Gencral Farris.  'Save the surface and  you save all ^^3^^ 4  THURSDAY,   FEB.   26,   1920.  08  [AGIO  IING  POWDER  Contains no alum  We unhesitatingly recommend Ma������������������ic Baking  Powder as being the  best and purest baking  powder possible io  produce. It possesses  elements of food that  have to do the building  up cf brain and nerve  matter and is absolutely  free ironv a!un\ or  other injurious  substitutes.  .*������������������>*. ���������������������������  -  - I 4.1 ��������������������������� V    ������������������������������������������������������"  as  - Leisure is that profitable time of  opportunity to get far enough-away  from your business to see it as it is  NOTICE  To Lena Clermont, of the City of  Vancouver, in the Province of  "British Columbia.  Take Notice that on the 4th day  of JVIarch, 3 919, a writ was issued  outof the Supreme Court of British  . Columbia, at Vernon, B. C, against  ���������������������������on and James Mowat at the suit of  Minnie Bowes, of Hullcar, B. C,  and that, the Plaintiff's claim is endorsed  on   the  writ  as   follows:  "The Plaintiff's claim is to have  an account taken of "what is due to  Ver. under the covenant-to pay of  the Defendant, James' Mowat, un-,  der a certain indenture of-mortgage  bearing date the 11th day of November, A.D. 1912, made between  "<- the said Defendant, James Mowat,  ������������������s Mortgagor, and the Plaintiff as  Mortgagee, of certain lands des.  c.ribed as Lots numbered 1, 2. 3, 4,  o, 6, - 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12, in  Rlock numbered 9, according. to  Map numbered 21 IA, of the City of  Rnderby in the Province of. British  Columbia.  "The-Plaintiff's further claim is  to "recover from " the" Defendant,  ...Tames .Mowat, .the amount which I  shall be certified to be due hereon  the taking of the said accounts and  her costs of action.  "Tbe Plaintiff's further claim is  that,v in default of the said Defendants, or either of them, paying to  -the Plaintiff the amount found to  be due to her on the taking of the  said accounts, within such times as  the Court may^direct, that the defendants, and eacb of them, be debarred and foreclosed of. and from  all right, title, and interest .of, in  and to the said lands, and that "the  Plaintiff do recover . possession of  the said  lands. -       _  "And for a lis pendens."  And further take notice that "by  order of His Honour, Judge Swanson, local judge of the Supreme  Court of British Columbia, said  writ is to be served on- you by the  :publication of this notice for one  - month herein, and by mailing copies of the said Writ and Order to  you by registered mail, at Seattle,  Wash., and at Spokane, Wash., TJ.  S. A.  And further take notice that unless you enter an appearance to the  said writ at the Court House, Ver-  ==^1f6rfr"Bf'C^withihfithirty"=days=bf-"th"e;  mailing of said registered letters as  aforesaid, the Plaintiff shall proceed herein as if you had been-;per_  sonally served with the said Writ  or Summons. ^  Dated at Enderby, B.C., this 10th  day of February, 1920.  A.   C.   SKALING.  Solicitor  for   the  Plaintiff.   Enderby,   B.C.  Executor's Notice  In the Matter of the Estate of  William    John    Fenton,    Deceased  X X XXX X X XX XXXXXX S5 X  X LET THE PEOPLE THINK 'jX  X X X XXX XX XXXXXX X  Dear Mr. Editor: I agree with  you when you say that- there is a  great deal of misunderstanding regarding smallpox. This is very evident in the articles which have appeared in your paper on this subject in recent issues.  Before going any further I would  like to quote the following: "There  is a principle which is proof against  all argument, which is a bar against  all information and which, cannot  fail to "keep a man in everlasting  ignorance. .This principle is (contempt   prior   to   examination."  The impression which I have after reading your editorial on the  subject of vaccination is that your  attitude is one of contempt ancl 1  am certain that you have not given  this matter the study and consideration which it deserves. Like many  others you are woefully ignorant  of the most elementary principles  underlying the science and your  condemnation of the thing itself and  of its supporters is ridiculous on  one hand and pathetic on the other.  I consider that your remarks have  had a pernicious effect on the minds  of many people who through ignorance and prejudice oppose vaccination. ' I contend that without the  equivalent of a medical training  that you or anyone else for that  matter are not in a position to "speak  with any degree of finality on the  subject under discussion. To correctly interpret and understand  what one reads in a technical ,work  requires a knowledge of the- scientific terms employed, and any medical man reading the articles which  have appeared, in your paper on  vaccination knows that whatever  knowledge you may have on some  other subjects, about" this one you  have much" to learn. " You are no  more qualified iri my. estimation to  speak authoratively on vaccination  than I am on the "fourth dimension." -       ,  Medical literature is full of abundant proof of.the great,benefit that  the introduction of- vaccination  brought to the human race... I wish  to state as briefly as I can certain  facts regarding the subject of vaccination. To enter into an exhaustive study in a column or so is impossible. The authorities which' I  wish to quote are as follows: Dr.  Milton Roseman, .Professor of Preventive Medicine and Hygiene," Harvard- University, 'formerly director  of the -Hygienic Laboratory United  States Public Health service, and  Sir Clifford Allbutt and Humphrey  Davy Rolleston's "Systems of Medicine," a work of many volumes and  "occupying ithe same - position in  medical literature as the Encyclopaedia Britannica - .does amongst  works  of  that  kind.  In this last work tlie reports of  the Royal Commission on smallpox  are quoted extensively and each  phase of the subject is dealt with  by men  who have spent their whole  NOTICE is hereby given that all  persons having claims against the  Estate of the late William John  Fenton, who died on thc 16th day  of November, 1910, are required t<>  send to JR. .T. Coltart and R. M. Fenton; the executors of the said es-  tate, or to the undersigned, their  solicitor, on or before the 20th day  of February, 1920, a full statement of their claims and of any  securities held by them, duly verified, and that after that date the  Executors will proceed to distribute the assets of the deceased  among the parties entitled thereto,  and having regard only to the  claims which have been duly filed  with them or their solicitor.  Pated this 17th day of January,  192������������������* A. C. SKALING,  Solicitor for the Executors  of the Estate of William John Fenton, deceased. -   j22-4t  lives studying smallpox. They have  chosen to write on the allotted subjects by the editorial board composed of the greatest medical men  in the British Isles. John C. Mc.  Vail, M. D., prefaces his essay on  "Vaccination as a Branch of Preventive Medicine" with these words,  "the evidence of the power of vaccination over smallpox is probably  as great as, if not greater than can  be adduced in support of any proposition outside the domain of the  exact sciences. The proof of the  value of vaccination both in volume  and completeness is very remarkable. One of its most striking features is the convergence of differing lines of evidence toward the  same   conclusion."  There is such a mass of evidence  In support of the statement that  vaccination properly carried- out is  a .remarkable preventative against  smallpox that it is beyond my understanding how any reasonable  person after studying it could take  a  contrary view. ���������������������������>������������������������������������������������������'..  The imimunity against smallpox  which is conferred by vaccination is  not absolute nor does one attack of  smallpox confer absolute immunity  against subsequent attacks. In one  authentic case the  person  had- five  OKANAGAN  COMMONER  attacks of the disease but it has  been amply proven" that number for  number uhvaccinated persons contract the disease far more readily  than vaccinated ones in the ratio  of-from five to one to sixteen to one.  The proof of this is absolute. That  other infectious diseases have been  communicated by vaccination is  only too true and I have never  heard a medical man deny this but  in recent years complications of this  kind are very rare. It has been  stated that lockjaw has been communicated but to show how rarely  this is actually the case in the U.  S. army and navy with a record of  585,000 vaccinations not a single  case of this disease was seen. With  the use of "bovine virus which is  used exclusively now .syphilis,  tuberculosis and leprosy are impossible. The danger connected with  vaccination is infinitesimal when  when compared with the benefit  conferred. I wish it to' be distinctly  understood that pus from diseased  animals is not employed in vaccinating. Vaccine pulp and vaccine  lymph are used and these substances  are materially different from pus.  In' the - final report or the Royal  Commission" on vaccination this appears: "Without encumbering our  report with - the details relating to  pyaemia, bronchitis, diarrhoea and  skin diseases, which are all said to  have increased owing to the mischievous influence of vaccination,  we may confidently say that^there is  no evidence to justify the statement."  ��������������������������� Voigt, of Hamburg, has performed  more than a quarter of a million  %'accinations. His observations are  the more important as he had special arrangements for tracing and  investigating every case of vaccinal  complication. In 100,000 vaccinations he saw one case of axillary  abscess; two of abscess; one of carbuncle; two of erysipelas; and five  of .vaccinal ulceration, with only one  death.  There is no authentic case on  record in .which .cancer nas resulted  from   vaccination.''   "~  The greater care is exercised in  the" selection and. preparation - of  animals for' the making of s the vaccine and modern methods- render  the vaccines remarkably free from  impurities  such  as - uacteria.  Speaking of my' own experience  I vaccinated; between 4,000 and  5,000 men in the army and I-did not  have a single complication and other  medical officers had the same experience. I have never met a doctor who was opposed-to vaccination  in  principle  or  practice.      -  The fact that the vaccination has  not taken does not necessarily mean  ihat "the individual is immune. The  operation may not have been properly performed or the'vaccine virus  may have been rendered inert by  heat or some other agency.  I was vaccinated four times before a take was obtained. In the  army I never had a man refuse to  be   v:uv:inated   and   typhoid   inocula-  cr-  the patient ever been vaccinated?"  And. the physician usually fills this  in,   "No."-   V '���������������������������'-...  In tlie cities of Columbus (Ohio),  Scranton (Pennsylvania), Pittsburgh   (Pennsylvania),   Philadelphia  Theoretically it would be ideal if  all persons submitted to vaccination  voluntarily. But experience has  shown that this impractical and  wherever tried has failed. The best  results have always been obtained  where vaccination has been compul- ( (Pennsylvania), and Niagara Falls  sory, viz., Germany. j (New   York-),   such   statistics     have  Decisions in the various courts been personally investigated, and  of the U. S. have held compulsory'almost without exception the pa-  vaccination to be legal. A decision tients who had smallpox had been  of the Supreme Court of the United vaccinated, yet the record said,  States,   Henning  Jacobsen   vs.   Com.  "No."  monwealth of Massachusetts, 1905, i When the attending physician  upheld in every respect the statute ^"c- had filled out the blank was  and said in part; "The liberty se.'catechized, he explained that it was  cured by the Constitution of the -self-evident that the patient had  United States . . . does not im- not been vaccinated���������������������������otherwise he  part an absolute right in each per. | could not have contracted small-  son to be at all times and'in all cir. !POX. All statistics compiled by par.  cumstances wholly freed from' re-, ties whose honor, reputation and  straint. Real liberty for all could , financial status are at stake should  not exist under the operation of aibe closely investigated. Not that-  principle which recognizes the right jtlie man is dishonest, but because  of each  individual person to use his  own person or his property regardless of the injury that may be done  to  others."  Thanking you for the favor, I am,  Very truly  yours,  H.  A.  BARRETT.  ".Successful      Vaccination'  we  are all  prone  to err  where our  interests  are  directly  concerned.  The opponents of vaccination admit that occasionally a person who  has been successfully vaccinated,  contract's smallpox. The failure of  vaccination to cause immunity is  owing to the fact that the vaccination has "run out." But no physician can explain, nor does any medical book recite, what it was that  "run" out," or how, why, when and  where it "run out", or where it  went.���������������������������The ' Philistine.  No germ of smallpox has been  found. Therefore, _it cannot be  claimed that vaccination destroys a  disease_germ that exists in the body-  thus rendering the patient immune  from some  particular malady. l  A "successful vaccination" is  where the patient does not die, no  adverse results are visible, and :a  well-defined scar, as a record of the  sore,  remains  tlirough  life.  What  the effect on the system* is  where the operation is "successful" Imported Percheron Stallion for  Business is a battlefield, and the  men who win are those, armed* with  knowledge, new - ideas and superior  methods. -   ,  Percheron Stallion  no scientist or physician can explain, ever has' explained, nor is any  explanation given in any book -or  ���������������������������treatise. What it is that "takes,"  or why the person is immune from  smallpox, if he is,-no-physician can  say. ��������������������������� The claim . that vaccination  renders the - patient immune js  ���������������������������based solely on statistics, not on  science. Health" statistics ��������������������������� are' usually compiled, by, men -who believe  ' in cand. thrive by - the ��������������������������� operation - of  vaccination. - In the event- of a case  of smallpox, the attending physician  in most cities,.counties and States,  is required to fill out a -\blank, giving a history of the case, filing this  document with, the proper official.  One of the questions asked is, "Has  Sale.   Apply  COLDSTttEAM ESTATE CO.'  Limited  Vernon, B. C. :  tions  were  compulsory.  Germary 'passed a compulsory  VE'.c-'a-Uicn law in 1874. Prior to  th-it date smallpox was quite prevalent in that country but since the  law ven!- into effect there have been  no e.-ilen'ics of smallpox in Germany ci ess lite the fact that the disease has been frequently introduced  from without. In IS97 there were  but eight deaths from smallpox in  the entire German Empire and since  then long periods have passed without a single death. - The German  army has had only two deaths from  smallpox since 1874 and one of  these was a reservist who had not  been successfully vaccinated. There  is no substitute for vaccination.  Fresh air, good food, clean water,  etc., are only contributing factors.  Smallpox is no respecter of persons  or rank, rich or poor, and the contention that clean living is ^ satisfactory preventative is pure twaddle. From 1893 to 1897 346,520  persons died, of smallpox in sixteen  countries, Russia alone losing 27 5,.  502.*;  In the Phillippine Islands the U.  S. authorities vaccinated 3,515,000  persons without a single death or  any   seriouj^   postvaccinal   *compl;ica-  tions- - ;.-��������������������������� Mf%.  Jt  as*  REAL  ESTATE,  iNStJftANCfi,  GENERAL AGENT  pell PJocfc        V / Ehderhy  A  C. SKAUNG, &. A.  Barrister, Solicitor,  oNotary Public.  , INSURANCE .    ,  BW RCk. Enderby. P.C.  s V;^  tie Glories qf Spring  Out of doors wiJl soon be here. Are you preparing, to enjoy this delightful season? fa your car .in condition? Are  you preparing to buy a new one? Call and see us.  ������������������|ectric*| trouble * ������������������pecia|ty.  RANP'S GA&AGP PNPPRPY  ford Penler ancj Repair*.  Fresh Fish for  Friday  GEO. R. SHARPE  Wholesale  and  Retail  Butcher  'Enderby, B- C.^     ..  Palace Uvery  Ed. Sparrow, Prop-  A.F.*A.M-  Enderby Lodge No. 40  Regular meetings first  Thursday on or after the  full moon at 8 p. m. in Masonic Hall. Visiting  brethren cordially invited  C. H. BEEVES  S������������������-r������������������"fnrv  ENDERBY   LODGE  No. 35. K. of P.  Meets 1st A 3rd  Monday cv������������������  in Masonic Hall.   Visitorscor-  dially invito] to attend.  WM. ANDERSON. C. C  H. M. WALKER, K. It. S  R. J. COLTART. M.F.  EUREKA LODGE NO 50  I. O. O. F.  Meets every Tuesday evening at 8  o'clock.   Visiting brothers cordially  invited.  W. E. Duncan, N.G.  D. K. Glen, V. G.  v. *_    IT. A. 'Teece, Sec.  Enderby Branch G. W. V. A.  Vernon Road  The Euderby branch of the G. W.  V. A. meets every 1st and 3rd Wednesday in the Drill Hall at 8 o'clock  p.m. All visiting comrades are wel-  Enderby' come. E. A. Rorkrtsox, Sec. mara xews a *;    DISTRICT NEWS    x  it 55 X 55 X 5? X XX st S? 5������������������ 5? X X X X  Thomas Gray ancl his son Bob  went up to Vernon on Friday, returning   the   same   day..  Harry Blurton left.'last Friday for  the  coast  to,, attend   the  IT.  F.   B.  C.  -convention   as   the   Mara   delegate.  Sid   Green   of   Enderbv   is   now   in  charge of X.  Tavlos' store and seems  "quite   at   home   and   well   Jilted' for  the  job.  Mrs. !., Zettergreen lias boon vls_  iting Lnd<-rby for tiie last week  so a.s to be near her boy at tho hospital. We are pleased to hear that  he  is   doing   well.  The return match of ">00 at Grin. !  dr������������������.;l last Friday resulted in Mara  againr winning by a score of -1G to  3 0. Last week evidently the printer's devil had a hand in the printed  results which should read Mara 41, j  Grindrod   3G. ,  Tho usual monthly meeting of the ! Kootenay where ho will be employed ,  United   Farmers   takes     place     next'on  one of  the C.  P.  R.  lake steam  Monday   night   and   promises   to   be' ers  very   interesting   as   many   important  matters  in   connection   witli  this  D.  J.  Welsh is  visiting  Okanagan  Lake points.  Roy   Chadwick   left   for  the  coast  on   Saturday.  Miss .loyce  Ruttan  went to  Kamloops Tuesday.  Rev.   J.   A.   Dow   is  visiting   Kamloops   on   business.  Mrs.   R.   J.   Coltart      is     visiting  'friends   in   Vancouver.  Sid   Green   has   gone   to   Mara   as  manager  for N\  Pavlos.  A.  C. Skaling spent the week end  in   Vancouver  on   business.  Mr. and Mr?. G. D. McEwen were  : Enderby visitors from Grindrod on  : Wednesday.  j      E.    B.   Dill   has     purchased     the  house   and   corner   lot   on   Cliff   and  Sicamous streets from R. E. Peel.  '      Mr.  W.  I-L  Ahier left Tuesday  for  OKANAGAN  COMMONER*  GRINDROD  NEWS  At  a  meeting  of  the  local  health  board   Monday  night*"- it  was   decided  tion to tho-.report of the convention.  The sad news was known on  Wednesday. Feb. ISth, that Arthur  F3olland had passed away. Mr. Kenyon, brother-in-law, took the night  train for Banff to look after his sister's interests. The deceased was  well ancl favourably known here  and great sympathy is expressed for  tlie widow and one child. ff, is expected they will " make ���������������������������_ their home  here.  PREPARING   FOR   BfO   CUT  district  will   be brought up  in  addjLjto   remove   the  ban   on   public  meetings  at  3 2  o'clock  Saturday  night.  -Mrs. H. F. Flewelling returned  to her home at Lacombe, Alberta,  on Friday after��������������������������� visiting her daughter, Mrs. Geo. Robinson of Enderby.  Services will be held at St.  George's Church next Sunday, as  follows: Matins and Holy Communion, Tl a. m.; Evensong, 7:30  p.m.;   Sunday   School,. 2:30   p.   m.  .'Fas. McMahon & Son have two  carloads of Overland 4's on the  road, which are expected to arrive  any day. Five of these Overland's  already have been- sold.  Miss Mabel Ruttan was married  to R. E. Wheeler, one of Enderby's  1 nonnl?r youns; businessmen. at  i Kamloops on Wednesday. Feb. 2r>,-  itho Rev. J. A. Dow going thither to  1 perform  the ceremony.  Geo. Rands states that if the Ford  Motor Company of Canada is able  to build up to the limit of its ca_  pacitv. onlv 2T,3.r>0 Ford cars will  be, built for use in Canada between  January 1st and July 31st of tbis  year. Divided among the total population of Canada, this means one  car  to  every   310   people.  Ok.-ina&'.'m   Saw  Mills  'histallins'  and   "Laraicr   Boilers.  T'nlyss all imik'atioii.s fail,  1920 output of the Enderby  mills   will   break   all   records.  New  the  saw-  This  ; Mr.   Ed   Clarke   has   returned   to  Grindrod  from  Vernon.  Miss D. Boesch spent a short time  in Grindrod from Enderby.  ?.Iiss H. Beddington was in Grindrod on a visit from Vernon.  Don't forget the masquerade to  be held in the G. F. Hall on March  12th.  Many carloads of posts and wood  have been shipped down the line  this  week.  Mr. Wan. Monk has been elected  as delegate to attend the convention  at Victoria.  Mr. G. Wells Jr., who has been.  seriou.sly ill, is now well on the way  to  recovery.  Miss Kathie Monk is spending a  few clays at Loon Lake with Mr. and  Mrs.   L.   H.   Anderson.  A. Tomkinson's mill is now running at its best, many thousands of  feet- of  logs  being  cut daily.  Miss Helen "Monk spent a few  days in Grindrod last week returning  to  Deep  Creek "Wednesday..  The many friends' of Mr. G. D.  McEwen will be pleased to 'learn  that he and his wife have arrived  safely in Grindrod and are spending the week with Mr. and Mrs. Wm.  Monk.  THURSDAY,   FEB.   26,   1920.  '**������������������,B^*B^+r**Br**B^^r*^r*rB0+*+^**rrr^B^r+rB^^^r*^0*0*^r  Why wash by hand when  you can buy a RED STAR  Washing Machine for $25  This is positively the easiest working washing machine ever  put on  the market  and  will outlast any other.  Wo are agents in this district for the Great West Saddlery  Co. and carry a complete line of harness parts to meet your  every   want  in  this  line.  Another line wliich we have handled for the past 15 years  is McClary's Famous ISoves and Ranges and Furnaces. You  can  get  the  bes't  at the  lowest   market prices.  Also  Clare  Bros,   high  oven   Ranges.  Full  assortment  of  Linoleam   at  $1.G5   per  square  yard.  Feltol Oil Cloth,  90  cents per square yard.  Table  Oil   Cloth,   SO   cents   per lineal yard.  Congoleum   Rugs,   $18.00,   $20.00   and   $22.50.  Large new stock of B. H. Paints and Varnishes is due this-  week.     Also   Aluminumware.  Barrel Churns, Sharpies Cream Separators. Everything for  the dairyman and  logging camp.  Write and phone us for information  and   prices.  HILTON HARDWARE CO.  A  SMATXPOX  PREVENTIVE.  season the "lumber market is most  'promising, a big supply of logs is  ready to come down with the  "drive,"   new   machinery   and   larger  ..boilers are being installed-." and  many changes - are being made  about the mill, the yard ard office  tb: facilitate the work and increase  the  output.  Manager   Marley   points   out   that  .the-lumbermen of British Columbia  are preparing to do their share to  change the balance of trade which  Ottawa states is sb much against  Canada.     Enormous     quantities     of  .lumber are being shipped to the  American   market.  . Canadian retailers of lumber are  urging Ottawa to put an embargo  on P.. C. lumber, but- thistiwill hardly be done. Ottawa has been urging]  increased trade with the States in  order to change the rate of exchange  XOTICE   TO   PARENTS.  For the information of any parent who doe<; not desire his child  or children fo undergo vaccination  it should be pointed out that a provision in the-law governing makes  it possible for the child xo attend  school without a certificate of vaccination. The parent, if required,  may   go   before   a   magistrate     and  on Canadian money and it would  be IRri1^   "   statutory   doclarrtion     that  suicidal   at   this   time   to   put  check  on  lumber shipments.  any  (MTV   OT    E.VDERRV  LOCAL   HOARD    Oi'1   UEA"?/riT  JS* o tico��������������������������� is h e,reby_, .given ,._t h a t_ th e  order of this Board dated tho 11th  dav of February, 1020. prohibiting  until further notice the holding of  public gatherings of an indoor character, will be, and is hereby, withdrawn as from tho hour of 12, midnight, on Saturday next, the 2Sth  dav   of   February,   1920.  Dated at the City Hall, Enderby,  n. C, this 25i.li day or February.  1920.  FRED  TL   liARXES,  Chairman  of the Board.  Want Ads  rtc a wuH first insertion, 2c a word eacili insertion thereafter: 2Kc minimum clinrwo; Mcpvtrn  wher<! cash floes not accompany or<l������������������r.  F CRN*ITU RE MADE to order and  repairs of all kinds undertaken.  E.   S.   Burton.  Enderby. f2(i-:-!p  |he holds conscientious objection to  the operation ancl to this method of  treatment. This is British law: it  is the law of Canada and of the Province.     Tt   is   British   justice.  In effect, the British law says, all  who believe in vaccination, all who  consider it..._a.._.ijr.otecfioii..._againsL-  Some twenty-three or more years  ago when the writer was reporter  on the Vancouver World, that city,  in common with the rest of the province, had the most serious epidemic  of smallpox in its history. It ,was  real smallpox, not the two per cent  article we are haying now. The  .. i'H.fc'1 hctJ Liie .-iuiaiipoA detail-, i. e.,  we had to follow up the new cases,  and   see  the   dead   carried   away.  Dr. Fagan was health officer at  the time. Being forced to-come into direct contact with some, of the  worst cases, the reporter was given  this preventive. prescription by Dr.  Fagan. The simplicity of it may lead  some to scoff, but if conscientiously  followed it will prove most .efficacious.  While in contact with the disease,  'every" morning before breakfast  dissolve say half or a full teaspoonful of cream of tartar in a glass of  water and drink it. This will thin  the blood ancl take away its winter  sluggishness. Then on going fo bed  at. night and upon rising ini the  morning put a few drops of carbolic  acid in a dish of water ancl sponge the  body, rubbing briskly in drying. This  will' remove all impurities ' forced  tlirough the skin during the clay or  at night ancl is the simplest rational  preventive   known.  Plumbing Heating  ENDERBY, B. C.  Tinsmithing  Another car of the ever-popular  Five Roses  <&  Flour and Feed Just Received  Men's Wear        ���������������������������> Groceries Enderby, B. C.  Canadian Food, Control License No. 8-17170.  V  smallpox, can bo vaccinated and be  protected. And for those who do  not believe in it tho law provides a  \vay for them  to avoid  it.  Seed   rii'.-iin.  Face  We have  Enlarged our repair department,  and   havc now    two  watchmakers, also two jewellers, who arc kept busy.  Till lately wc havc been unable to secure competent workmen  aiid as a consequence havc been    unable     to    relnm ���������������������������  repairs  promptly. p  Wc arc now prepared lo give you service such as the Okanagan  lias'not had since pre-war days.  Watches and Jewellery for repairs,  also  orders for manufactured, jewellery come to us from all Okanagan points.  Wc-assure you of accurate workmanship, along with our well-  known  guarantee  of  "satisfaction or money refunded."  CU."-WHITEN'*  Manufacturing Jeweller   -  earns  Toilet Soaps  At the recent meeting of the Rn_  derby local of Pnited Farmers, the  statement was made; that seed grain  could bo bought tit $."H per ton in  Calgary. On the strength of this  .statement ewi<ilry was made of the j plexioil clCcll"  M'-Konzie Company, seed brokers o'*  Calgary   and   these   prices   wore   re  G. REDGRAVE, Manager repairs  VEHNQN, p.c.  ancl other articles to preserve the skin ancl keep the  body healthy and the com-  ago.  I'OR SALE���������������������������-General milk cows,  coming fresh; Holstein; good  milkers.     Chas.   Ashton,   Enderby.  FOR SALE���������������������������A brick cottage on Regent street, near river; lot 72x290  feel; hot and cold water fixtures;  four rooms and both: good con-  crele cellar: no encumbrances:  title clear. For price and particulars   apply,   Mrs.   R.    IT.   Bineh,  -1-127   7th   w.  con ver, 13.C.  Poinl  Grev,   Van-  j20-.lt  SHAKES FOR SALE���������������������������Applv, ttarrv  Worth,   Lumby   P.O. j29-t'f  ceived   a   wnc>k   or   two  may  go  higher:  No.    1    Seed    Oats,   $1.2.r,  or  $7;")  a   ton.  Marquis   Wheat,   $3..'3 0   a  or $110 per ton.  Seed   Harley,   $2.70   a   bushel,   or  31 OS   per  ton.  Sacks extra.  Prices  bushel,  bushel,  ������������������HBinzlS"Sweet-piclcJes  in 3ulk>  Goods delivered promptly  Duncan Bros.  The Store of Quality  A. Reeves  Druggist and Stationer.  ENDERBY  TEXAS,' OIL   I.WFSTMEXT.  TTave just returned from Texas;  anybody interested in an honest, sure  money-making trustee plan including flowing oil wells, new 2,000 bbl  refinery, pipe lines, townsite. subdivision and banking business,  please write to your advantage to  Joe Nake, Box 4G. Enderbv, or per  sonal at Mr. Louis Wejr's place.   f2G  Yum Yum  Say we have just opened up a new  lot   of    WTLIiABD'S    CHOCOLATES,  dandy stuff and fresh. 20 kinds to  choose from. Also a good variety  in  boxes at 50c, $1.00, $1.50.  Try a packet of  to keep your stock in good condition.  Fresh Vegetable Shipments arriving every few days.  TEECE & SON  ENDERBY  THE   POPULAR   VARIETY   STORE  Postoffice one  door  East  ENDERBY,  B.C.  Subscribe for the Commoner: $2 a year  '>i  'il  t^r  Mi

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