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 fl  m^mu M������������������rmmm$t  IN WHICH IS MERGED THE ENDERBY PI {ESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY.  t^^STB^^Tr^B^  'B^BT^'sTr*  Vol. 13, No. 52, Whole No. 676-  ENDERBY, B. C.    THURSDAY, MARCH 4, 1920*  Subscription, $2 a year; 5c copy  United Farmers Decide to Have  Nothing to Do with Proposed Council  All delegates returning from the  United Farmers' convention are  pleased with the results of the meeting and express confidence in the  ability of the men at the head- of the  organization.  The convention Tefused to accept  the proposed Provincial Council of  Agriculture idea which seems to  have been, fathered by old-line politicians with .the object of checking  the United Farmers.' movement.  A committee representing the  United Farmers and Farmers' Insti--  The farmers', attitude toward the  Council of Agriculture, constituted  as it would- be like the spokes of a  wheel with a council of five or seven  the centre from which the various  farming groups would outshoot, each  on their individual status, is that it  is merely a scheme to "kill" the independent growth of the United  Farmer movement. ���������������������������  So it was decided to have  nothing whatever to, do with it other  than to -send a representative, not a  j delegate, -to     the     sessions     held  tutes was organized' to take  up the ,and    ,have~   him     report    back     to  question of effectually amalgamating  the two societies under the United  Farmers' banner. This committee  will wrok out a plan this year.  It was also decided to refer the  Question of joining the Canadian  Council of Agriculture to the Un'ted  Farmer Jocals to allow each local  to  vote on  the  question.  From remarks of United Farmer  delegates who are also members,.of  Farmers' Institutes, the latter body  allegedly responsible for creation of  the proposal to *form an agriculture  council, is slowly but certainly being  strangled by the advancing weight  of the U. F. movement. The Farmers'. Institute, largely because of its  system of government control," several speakers emphasized, "has forced the farmer to 'tag' along, never  getting anywhere and- being satisfied  "to send a batch of resolutions to the  government which are alertly pigeonholed and forgotten."  the body of farmers. In short, it  means a year's hoist to the movement, for it is specified that the executive may not act on any report  from the representative.  "Give it a twelve months' hoist or  a twelve years''hoist���������������������������that suits me"  said an Island delegate, and that appeared to meet the wishes of the majority. -  ^  It was suggested that tl?e council  would be formed without the United  Farmers, but that threat had.no effect. ;  "Let 'cm go to it," said several  voices, in unison, "they won't have  the farmers, and a council of agriculture so-called-, which includes men  representative of the man who delves  in a back lot, cultivates a chicken  or two, or keeps a rabbit, is surely  not going to . be |recognized as a  council of agriculture, with the real  agriculturists  standing aloof."   '  'A X X X X X X X X X X X X ������������������  H       0.vPNP*PIWV  J3PGJNGS K  KXXXXXXXXXKXXX  It. is pointed out by a farmer who  brought up the "question ofbuying  seed grain for members at the last  Mr.   and 'Mrs.   Geo.   Andrews  re- meeting of the Enderby local of the  xxxxxxxxxxxxxx  X     ARMSTRONG   ARTICHOKES     X  X XXXXXXXXXXXXX  Mr. G. Dobie was a visitor in  Armstrong on Tuesday.  Mrs. T. Brash of Enderby was a  visitor in Armstrong on Monday.  Mr. and Mrs. Wells and4 son of  GrindTod were visitors in Armstrong  Monday.  Mr. Hicks of Summerland has  been moved to the local branch of  the Bank -of Montreal-  Mr. W. P. Toombs arrived in j  Armstrong - last Friday from- La-  combe, Alta. He intends remaining  in  this district  for  the summer.  Mr. Thos. Dagg of Lacombe, Alta.,  came in oh Wednesday. Mr. Dagg  was a one time resident of Armstrong and is in on a business trip.  There will be a regular meeting  of the Armstrong branch of the G.  W. V. A. on Friday, March 5th, at  8 p. m. All members aTe requested  to attend.  Dr. C. D. Sumner received a wire  last Saturday stating that his  brother had passed away. Upon receiving the wire he left at once for  Bellingham, Wash., to be present  at the funeral.'  Mr. H. E. Murray is teaching one  of the public school, rooms this  week, substituting for Miss McTavish who has not sufficiently recovered from "her recent illness to ^permit  her to teach  school again just yet.  Increased Agricultural Production  the Need of the Time in this Province  turned  from the coast Wednesday.  Are you going to be "in on" the  Enderby Hospital Prive for $2,500?-  Miss J. Hastings of Victoria" has  taken the position of stenographer  in the Jaw office of A. C. Skaling.  Two rinks of Enderby curlers  drove to Salmon Arm yesterday to  play off the two-two tie between the  Salmon Arm and Enderby clubs.  W. H. Packus was a visitor to Enderby >thjs week. He was looking  over the field- with the object of establishing a jewellery ..store in Enderby.  After the flu bug,, the vaccination  bug an*d the bug of general unrest,  we in B. C. are coming -into spring  with a springtime gait that makes  the ice go fast.  Mr. and- Mrs. H. Byrnes returned  ���������������������������"from^the^east^bnVSatUrdayr^^^Mr^  Byrnes  says  that  no  matter  where  one  goes   people   are   looking     for  more than they've got.  Andrew Glen an4- Wm. Anderson,  two of Enderby's delegates to the  United1 Farmers' convention, _ contracted the Grippe while at the coast  and have been confined to their  homes the past week.  Teece ~& Son recently received a  carload of farm machinery from the  Wassey-Harr'3 people. They report  business unusually good in this line,  the machinery going out about as  fast as it is received.  That Enderby needs an isolation  ward in the hospital is conceded by  all. An effort Is to be made this  year by the Hospital Board to build  it. It is estimated the amount required  will  be  $2,500.  Owing to the illness of Messrs.  Crehan, Mouat & Company of auditors, the financial statement of the  city of Enderby has been held up  a full month. It will be printed  next  week  by  the Walker Press.  Copy for the April-to-October  telephone directory is now in the  printers hands. The directory will  be pulbished the first week in April.  Three thousand copies are to be  printed/indicating the rapid growth  in the number of phones used in the  Okanagan.  United Farmers that seed' oats are  advertised-in the Growers' Guide by  a Lacombe farmer at 95c a bushel,  the seed testing .96% 6 days.  " The government bridge builders  are at work_on the Fortune, bridge.  Jt Is being constructed on- the line  of the new road which will cut.off  the bad hill. coming this way, and  strike into the Vernon road just  south of the lumber company's prop,  erty. This road will be built early  this spring.  While at Victoria attending the  United Farmers' convention Mr. G.  H. Smedley took occasion to visit a  surgeon in connection with a. complaint of long .standing. The upshot  of this visit was an operation. Mr.  Smedley is recovering nicely and  expects to return to Enderby in a  week^oFrefrd ays.-  Mr. R. D. Colquette, associate editor of the Grain Growers' Guide, Winnipeg, spent the week end In the city  with his cousin. Mr. S. D. Colquette.  Mr. Colquette is making an extended  tour of British Columbia, Washington, Oregon., and. California, in the  interests of his journal, and- will return to Winnipeg about May 1st.  Settlers in the Mabel LaKe-Trin-  ity Valley district are again calling  the'attention of the superintendent  of roads to. the pressing need of a  road from the Trinity Valley bridge  west to the locations of John Olich  and Frank Miska. These settlers  already have built a great portion .of  the road required, having it now in  use, but are unable to reach the  Trinity Valley road owing to their  'inability to build a quarter of a  mile of road, on the side hill.  XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX  X   * MARA NOTES X  XXXXXX XXX X X X X X X  Mrs. Green was a passenger to  Enderby Saturday.  Miss Winnie Collinson paid a visit to Vernon on FridayV  Mr. and Mrs.rCadden went down  to Armstrong Monday.  Mrs. Pavlos was called to Spenee's  H. B. Thomson, who as food controller for Canada, was forced to  study the agricultural situation  "from fche ground- up," has this to  say of the results of his investigations:  If it were announced in the press  of the province that the Dominion  or Provincial Government had voted  an additonal sum of $20,000,000 for  expenditure in any one year, there  would be great enthusiasm displayed  by the people at large. Yet this  amount of money is yearly going  past our doors, and we as a province are not alive to, or taking advantage of, the situation.  I refer to the basic industry of  agriculture, and the following figures  will give one some idea of what is  needed to be done to meet our own  requirements in British Columbia,  apart from any export business we  might do.  The amount of agricultural products imported into British "Columbia during 1919 from other parts-of  Canada was as follows:  Livestock'   . . $3,418,960  Meats   1    2,2901527  Poultry   products           834,298  Dairy,  products    3,328,728  Grain  and  products0 7,676,876  Hay          727,246  Canned   vegetables   and ������������������  fruits,  etc       133,194  $18,409,835  From points outside of Canada we  imported . into British Columbia  $4,314,313 of agricultural products,  making a total .in. all of $22,724,148.  It is fair to assume, that at least half  of the.products.shipped from "points'  outside   of   Canada   consist   qf  such I cured  in Canada  Bridge   through   the   illness   of   her things as tropical and citrous-fruits,  The C. P. R. boat was a couple of  hours late last evening caused by  the delayed crow boat, caused by a  delay on the. main line, caused by  an ocean liner not reaching Halifax  on time, caused by a duke and a  dancer getting tanked up, thus putting the whole bally wagon system  out of joint.���������������������������Kaslo Kootenaian.  He who knows only his own side  of tbe case knows little of that.���������������������������  mother.  ~ Chas. Oavidson was Jdibwn here  from Vernon a few, days last week  returning on Saturday.  Hy Blurton returned from the U.  F-' convention on Saturday and reports a very interesting time.-  -. Mrs. Percy Rosoman spent a few  days visiting her s:ster_|n-law, Mrs.  C. Rosoman, returning to Enderby  Saturday.  Jt was decided to have a social-on  Wednesday, March 10, so that we  can -meet more of the settlers, and  it is hoped that other locals in the  district will be on hand to join us  in a social evening.  Florence and Etta Zettergreen  paid a visit to Enderby on Monday  to see their nephew in the hospital.  Tfiey= weiiJf"th rou glf"t o^th er=coast^ o n=  Tuesday night. We are sorry to  lose them as they have helped our  local dances this winter, but we hope  to see them return later.  The regular meeting of the U. F.  was held on the 1st Inst, and was  very interesting and instructive. The  delegate's report was very full, and  Mr. Blurton was tendered a hearty  vote of thanks for same. There is  a growing interest in these meetings  as the objects become better known,  several new  members joining up.  xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx  x gwnphop NOTES X  X X X X XXX * X ������������������ X X X X X X X  Mr. and M-s. Parkhurst were  visitors to Grindrod for a few days.  Mr. and Mrs. G. Wells and son  were in Armstrong on business this  week.  Mr. and Mrs. G. D. McEwen have  gone to Vancouver for an indefinite  period.  Mr. Wm. Monk, a delegate for  the convention at Victoria returned  home this week.  Mr. and Mrs. Bentz and three  children returned to th ,-lr home at  Red Willow on Saturday.  Grindrod has had many of its  residents sick this last few weeks  but we are glad to say all are now  well or nearly  so.  etc.,'and that the balance was for  produce which could have been grown  in British Columbia. Therefore the  statement is not at all extravagant  when we say that twenty million dollars' worth of agricultural products  could be raised in British Columbia,  and keep the' money at home if we  developed our farming industry. We  have the climate and the land. All  we want is the people who are willing to work, and make a good home  and a living in the country.  There is" a great and' "dangerous  tendency today for people to crowd  into towns, and keep within walking  distance of the movie picture shows,  and the bright lights, and the result  is, if any slackness of trade or industry comes we have hard times and  -many^sufferr'whereas^with^the^poput-  lation on the lands of British Columbia, which are so peculiarly favored  both in fertility and as regards climate, the depression would not be  felt3, as the farmer can raise nearly  all his own stuff, and, as has been  shown "above a great market for  $20,000,000 every year is waiting  for him.  Those who have experienced the  wniters of Eastern Canada- and t'he  Central Provinces can appreciate  what a great advantage the man on  the land has in British Columhia. tin  can practically work all the^ year  round, and his livestock can stop out  of doors all the time, and- rustle a  considerable percentage of their  food.  We all know how well the Canadian farmer rallied to the Empire's  call during'the. war, and in spite of a  reduction in man power of approximately one million, as 600,000 went  overseas, and about 400,000 were diverted into munition and other activities for making war material, yet  the record' shows Canada increased  her exports of foodstuffs to Europe  in the following ratio:  1914.15 $187,011,300  1915_1������������������    332,455,900  1916.17   482,619,400  1917-18  .710,619,409  If this can be done once it can be  done again, and in face of such a  record it seems easy for British Columbia to feed herself from our rich  lands arid raise $20,000,000 worth of  foodstuffs we now import, and what  a difference It would be to the people of the province to have this.  money paid to them instead of having to pay it out to the other fellow.  In case anyone should be nervous  about overproduction" after we have  supplied our own and our neighboring provinces' requirements, there is  a huge market in Europe waiting for  the Canadian farmer. The British  market demands enormous supplies.  Russia shipped to England in 1913  ������������������3,831,366 worth of butter and  ������������������4;745,289 worth of eggs, and as������������������it  will take a long time for Russia to -  come back into the production and  export business, Canada has a great  opportunity to take her place but .  upon consulting Canada's present export figures a tremendous speeding  up process will have to take place.  There should be a great opportunity for honey in British Columbia  but on consulting the figures we find ���������������������������  we imported $27,221 last year. When  we- fill our own requirements the  English market can take $250,000-  w'orth a year, so there is an encouraging field, for the bee-keeper.  During the time of food control, it  was interesting to get a viewpoint on ;  our situation, and it was astonishing/  to have to issue permits for 100 to /  150  ton  lots of  raspberries  in  pulp-,  from Tasmania^'to be landed at Van---.  couver, to be made into jam:in Toronto fand Hamilton   to    fill    United ^-  States-and" British ' array " contract's;* *'  because the fruit could not be pro-'  This - condition"  should rapidly change,    as    British * -  Columbia has no peer-in the world  for  fruit  production.    All  we neeel ."  as intelligent, work and industry.  > It is to, be hoped that every public/,  body and organization in the Provl :-  ince will take up this.Important question, and  make-   British     Columbia  self-supporting as  soon as  possible, -  so that we can get the advantage of  our  climate  and   resources,  and   be  richer by $20,000,000 a. yesr.    This  is pot chasing rainbows, but is money'  within our grasp if we will only rouse  up and take It. -     -"--,-  WJ4-V OSWALP COWSQ  Ewlerby  Will  Wave Opportunity to  See an������������������*l ffmr Tl������������������i������������������ Popular  -_. g^|jp|j=Qonu!������������������JiHn.   *" *  Enderby theatregoers will be delighted to know that the excruciatingly funny Scot, Billy Oswald, is  to pay us a visit in his latest laugh,  ing success "I Love a Lassie." He  will appear hce at the Enderby  Theatre, Saturday, March 6th. It  is announced that Mr. Oswald's  present production is a decided in-  ovation, in that, while it contain*  twenty or more popular musical  numbers, it has a closely woven plot  that just overflows with laughs and  smiles. No opportunity has been  missed- for. fun making, the inimitable "Billy" being cast for a character that allows him unlimited  scope to display his exceptional ability as a comedian.  The company that supports the  comedian this season is conceded to  be by far the best that has ever  toured Canada under the Oswald  banner, each artist having been  carefully selected for his or her  ability to get the most out of the  part assigned. Among the well-  known members of the cast are Miss  Beatrice Carman, Rtjiss Pausy Salmon, Miss Phylis Hughes, Mr. Geo.  Norman. Mr. Shcrrold Paige, Mr.  Robert Tait and Mr. James White-  house. ������luuiaccati Commoner.'
In which is mei-jce.l Tlu- Enderliy Press and Walker's Weekly
Published every Thursday at F.ric'urliy. B.C., .by Tho  Walker Pi-ess, ;it
pc>- v-iiai", $1.0'! :-.ix months.
H. WI.  VJALKSR
TillTiSDAY. M:\nGII A. 1920-
Farmers' Banks
OKANAGAN   COMMONER
Inoculated With  Fear Virus
George Hambly, wholesale, cold-blooded bank
robber \md murderer, sal in the Sing Sing death
house last night consulting his ouija board. Todav, "if- plans arc carried out, Hambly will be
strapped to ti chair with an.electrode on his head
and< anolher on his leg. ,A terrific electric current rushing through his body will end his life
and answer" questions lhal the ouija board does
"  lnot answer.
At the I'nilcd Farmers' convention at Victoria j while Hambly is dying, thousands of others
last week liie question ol" lhe Canadian .banking j nvj||"it0 out of liie world with him. morc thous-
svstcm came up I'or discussion, nnd was -"handled jan<!s'vnll come in. Of those horn today p rob-
fro m Ihe nationalization ''viewpoint.. /This, we j;,]jjv some will commit murder and be excel! led,
feel, was unfortunate. Nationalization of banks json"ie wj|] \n, useful citizens and respected. All
iu Canada will hardly come in our (lay. though ;AVj|| ,,-n ;,f(t.r u cerlain number of years. Where
i! mav. Ii seems to be loo big a step forward. j(j0 i*fu.y ^0? WI ience do thcy come? These arc
Buf Farmers' Hanks, established by the gov-!qi!eslions "ouija" docs nol answer. Why does
ernmenis of olher countries.-have proved niost !ont>- bnbv grow up to die in lhe electric chair,
successful, and it seems lo us "lhis "is the logical J-anolhcr * lo be burled with honor and much
step lo ask for in Canada by the United Farmers, j mourning? Is lhe difference in the soul or in-
A chain of Farmers' Hanks in Canada such -as i*icliigcncc of lhc new-born child, or is if a physi-
have .been in existence in IhVUnited Stales forj^j ((in'ercncc in ihc brain, the machine through
manv vears. and  are old-established institutionsiNVhich lhal soul works?    How much is settled at
in Knglaud. France, Germany, llaly and most of
the Hiiro pean countries, would, solve problems
in lhe development of Canada which seem: to be
impossible of solution under the presenVbanking monopoly in Canada. ;- ..
Asking for lhc nationalization of ihe hanks
will nof gel the fanners anywhere. But Fanners
Banks have long been iried, aiuVhave proved- of
inestimable benefii lo a'^'icullurai,communities
in particular and  the counlrv in general.
Why  Quarrei   Over  Non-essentials
Wc are in receipt of another communication
from Mr. Gamble' relaling lo a certain bet he
made and biu.ll' he called in cmneclinn willi
scriptural cilaliop. in support of the flrV orpine
seven!h dav of Ihc week for lhe Sabbath Day. |
Vv .
nol  cp
birth? How much depends on surroundings and
education?
Nobody blames "a rattlesnake for lhc poison
in his fmigs. When lie biles, be must poison,
being made, lhal way. No one blames Ihc powder ii' a cannon bursts and kills the gunner. A
cannon belter 'built would, bave protected lhc
���������'gunner. Nobody, g<Vng through a prison, un-
���������erslanding the misshapen skulls.-low foreheads
bca%y jaws, weak, shifting eyes, blames lhc unfortunate spirits dwelling in those badly-made
bodies.
When a defective, cannon explodes, men try
to manufacture belter cannons that won't explode. Sonic day Ihev will-realize lhal the remedy I'or murder, cruelly, superstition nnd hatred
is to he found, nol in ihe. electric chair, but in
the    manufacture    oi' better    human    bodies   ih
THURSDAY, MARCH-4, 1920
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.
AVo aro agents in this district for the Great West Saddlery
Co. ancl carry "a complete line of harness parts to meet your
every   want   in   this   lino.
Another line which we have handled Cor tho past 15 years
is McClary's Famous tSoves and Ranges and Furnaces. You
can   get  the  best  at the  lowest market prices!
Also  Clare   Rros.   high  oven Ranges.
Full  assortment  of  Linoleum at  .$1.65   per  square  yard.
Feltol  Oil   Cloth,  00  cents  per square yard.
Tahlo   Oil   Cloth,   SO   cents   per lineal yard.
Congoleum   Rugs,    $1S.00,   $20.00   and   $22.50.
Large new stock of-B. II. Paints and Varnishes is due this
week. '   Also   Aluminum ware.
Barrel Churns, Sharpies Cream Separators. Everything for
tho dairyman  and  logging camp.
"Write ancl  phone us for information  and   prices.
Vc slated before und  repeat  now  lhat wc shall j which  the spirit may work harmoniously.    Tho.
.mi  open   Ihcse. columns'to  anv  further' dhcus-! firs! thin.;- is lo give lhe child a chance from  lhc
sVon  of  ihis subject.    In   Ihe  words of another,! day it is born, and thc mother a chance before
"Why  do  lhe  Chris I inn  churches  quarrel  ah'������:! j the   child's   birth
ihe-.Iiilie isms.when Ihev agree in the essentials?'
-Ariiuir  Brisbane.
i-iY-nco' Miouki  there bo aboul  Lhe road
so long as you arc doing good by the
jrfihicn i.sojiars
Worth'
of iiusmess
.. \\ na.s  i-r
you  Ink:
"wav?" A few of us were standing on .ihe sKie-
waik talking some ycars ago when a Hying mil
lit on  lhc face of one of thc part.v.    He brushed
if off hr.d was going to step on il when an old-j.]ic j,,,,;,,^ \ hem selves for lhc .consumers' ben
:-i\{.    Tins is the reporl lhal comes from the re
���������Co-operative societies ancles lores in ibe United
Stales'did onc billion-dollars' worlh of business
in 1010,'lakinaf ovorlhai amount and transacting
"lime prosj-eclor oxciamo.d, "Don't do that;  there
is room" cnpusih for'all-of us."
Y
do  nol  care  who you  are or wha-i_ you-are   p\-���������     yi()ro  []y.in   2">0   delegates,' representing everv
where you came from.    The question  is. where|sjuujp o(- co-oprrsilivo endeavor, pasl and future,
are you   headed,   and   are   you   exercising Aha 11 iq ,hc ll0,ion: [Vi-mr-rs, organized labor and rail-
oonVenpuah lor;ii i-oi us. cent  All-Aineiiican   Farmer-Labor   Co-Operat'ive
Ve are'not publishing church  squanbles. M[e i Co    ,,.css  in   Chicago. ,     *
-charity fjor all you meel' along the way that will
make "the world belter for your having passed
this wav.
way men attended lhc congress.    A good siring
of commercial  banks,  organized as regular* national or state banks, under Ihc Federal Reserve.;
will be organized a I once, owned and controlled
by  the  lhree groups   of   the   producing classes,
i These banks will undoubtedly acl lowarcls cs lab-
Do   many   of   our  bushies-unon   ever ^ stop   IV];^;^ financial   confidence   in   the co-operative
think   what" real   live   co-operation   would_ mean jmoveinent.      Closely    allied    with    lhc   people's
societies.
Co-Operation in Boosting
banks   and:     llie    allied
co-opera uvc
lo tliem in (heir busness? 1JJV many realize thc
Ivncfils Unit would accrue^ to il!'���������;;.) j/' thev uu'de
Iricnds   of   iheir   competitors*J;J'i'ns.i:ea<lJ?Jof,v"J.trving
lo cut  ihe ground  from   under, their feel?    AVc iconiroi|C(|  ],y  r\,c  f;irr:icrs and  organized labor
'" more or less human in '-"'our likcsVnd dis-
arc ai,
likes, and lhc glad hand often Hmcs^\vm-ks vvo*'-
ders in our dealings wilh olher men.J. V.
It is a mistake ""to ignore the other fcUow, c>r
rail ai. him if he happens to heal: us "'out* in Uie
art of doing business. This works .���������.���������bolh ways.
JW!ij!C-.yni|.-iii:n-i:aili!n.f-al   him   von   alvracl.   ih.c
rail
ol
others
to yourself. Most businessmen are so absorbed iu their own. business lhal
they are apt to fovgel lhe fact that it is J)oller to
w
yvhicli will bc knil   togelher by iniorlorking devices, wll be a Firing/)!' newspapers --nvned and
*iC
Oh Dear. Oh Dear!
The winter, slow dragging, is spoiling our lives;
th.c wild winds are nagginq like Billingsgate
wives; all day Ihey arc ranting, Ihey give lis a
Win; IT I Hug ifni Ve y 1 xre'e 1 WTTtilTf^rTnp'jTyn -ef rTri nt
.The wild winds aie bolder than wild winds
should be, ::am{ keener and colder lhan bergs in
Ihev   come am! deliver a   smart and   a
work  witb  their competitors  than against J ihem.  ������ V*   S(V:, ,n(V   "mie ������'"'������ <!c!<vC*' ������   E   ,.
It is ahvavs wiser lo be a booster than a knocker \���������"/"'[ su1T������m;cts shivor and clamor ior spring.
imcl remember lhal  knocking always reads and -j ^   spring w.ll   hc^hppnv  along  pre   y  soon
hits llu- head of the knocker: and sjn,,^ ,s a pippin, w- n roses o.   iune.    And
  hcjw   we   will   love   her,   lhe   gartanded   s,pr!mg.
The Wise Ruler
Yimgo-I.o.  who ruled over Corea  in  the.. foui
leenlh (���������eulurv. w;is a wise ruler.    He recogni".ed
when mocking bjrds hover around us and sing!
[f winter was banished, to come back no more,
we'd find, -when il vanished, that spring is a
br-re. We wouldn't be graleful I'or breezes of
May. if winler. the hateful, were oul of Ih.c wav
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Ih, nnporlance ol  keeping d,e peo nle u   'It ��������� h m      j- '               plasVred   wilh
wel    .normed   on   mailers   (i|   slale     1 k-��������� .s  ac- j - .^rcui-s  siU.v.   il's   fc url-cn   below:
m.(..i.Ml   w,th    he  invnlmn  o   -micIm.I  V"... a    Ij \vtlUxUm lh������ snrin- to enjov:
II... hrsl  hook known  lo have b,en |������rino������-^       Sf> cn( m|, cnmi)1;iinill^ .,"������, l.hoJr Uj^ mv bov.
metal  Ivt>c 1'irnec! oul   in   1109. ;s now llie orop- ' ]  '
erh- of the Imperial I Msloricil Society of Japan.
Wooden lyne is said lo .havi> exisied earlier,
as evidence of ils use have been found in Ihe old
Kgyplian records, and Chinese used a moveable
Ivpc of dav prior lo Yungo-Lo's discovery, but
he.'.brought''mil ihe. metal tvpe in 1100. Ho declared thai, lo govern aright, he must publish
books, so lhal his.people would understand. Tie.
Yungo-Lo, probably adopted  Ihe Indies followed
bv
governments.'of   our oav.  and" whal
ne
Lold
For a sick man, President Wilson seems lo
have succeeded pretty 'well in upsetting Italy's
Adriatic apple carl. Thc. London 'Junes thinks
be has shown phenomenal insight, and his
"eards-on-lhe-lnble" diplomacy is more than a
���������match .for the fine Italian band of intrigue.
The railways of lhe Uniled States,. which,were
. . , ,i    ,   ,i ii        iii taken over by the Federal. Government in order
Ins  peeVe  so   lhal   Ihey  woucl  understand,  was  ,Q        ,        ,   -      ,       ���������     ll)e shipmcnts,  are
undoubtedly   colored   so   as   lo   reflect   as much  -    - - '
credit upon Yungo-Lo as possible. But "Yungo
ho did not saddle the ex])ense upon his people
neither did he send bis epistles lo llie printer
wilh lhe requosl that Jhe print
wilhoul cost  lo anvbodv except  ihe prinlei
publish   them
being rclurned lo their owners and the Government is going out of the railway business.
slead.  Yungo-Lo   himself  headed  a   subscription
list,  which  he  look  around   to such  of his sub-
February was a month of sunshine���������days like
In- spring with summer coming up the pike, nights
jecls as he deemed were quite able lo subscribe, was good lo be alive
moolight wilh a snappy clearness in the air thai
made one's blood  tingle wilh life and' lo feel it
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Tinsmithing
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Enlarged our repair department,  and   havc" now    two  watchmakers, also  Iwo jewellers, wh^ are kept busy.
Till latcl\T we.have bcen unable to secure competent workmen
and a.s a consequence have bcen    unable     to'   return.'*   repairs
promptly.
We are i^ow prepared lo give you service such as the Okanagan
lias nol had since pre-war days.      "
Watches and Jewel'cry for repairs,' also  orders   for  manufactured jewellery conic to us from all Okanagan points.
We assure you of accurate workmanship, along wilh our well-
known  guarantee cof   "satisfaction or "money refunded."
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Manufacturing--Jeweller
G. "REDGRAVE, Manager repairs
VERNON, B.C.
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Goods delivered promptly
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13he Glories of Spring*.
Out of doors will soon be here. Are you preparing to enjoy this delightful season? Is your car in condition? Are
you preparing to buy a new one? Call and see us.
Electrical trouble a specialty.
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Canadian Food Control  License No. 8-17170. /  THURSDAY, MARCH 4, 1920  OKANAGAN   COMMONER  :ANADA TO BE IMPORTANT FUR MARKET  WMWWWMV  A   Financial  Problem.  Canada is now exporting to other  countries according to Dominion  Government figures, $14,000,000  worth of furs and skins in the course  oi" a year, and a number are brought  ba.ck into the country .purchased by  Canadian dealers at foreign sales and  resold to Canadians. The value of  furs and skins exported during the  fiscal year 1918-1919 was $13,737,621.  Oi these $9,743,464 worth went to  thc United States, $3,763,955 to Great  Britain, and $230,202 to other countries. Some1 extent of the values to  wliich these exports have risen can  be obtained from the fact tLat the  value of the export of furs and skins  i;i������������������ 1917 was but $5,837,383. During  the month of March 1919. fhe value  of these exportB was $2,080,704 as  compared with $1,420,168 in the corresponding . month In 191i. It has  been estimated that eighty p������������������r center the silver foxes,of the world come  from  Canada.  For nearly four centuries Canada  lias been one of the largest and  ir.ost productive fields of the fur  1?.ade, and it is Impossible to estimate the number or the value of the  costly pelts7 taken from the traps of  r the Dominion in this period  (By a returned soldier.)  When  I  joined  up   for  Overseas,  To strafe the wily Hun;  The  government, they  promised  mm,  That  when the.job  was done������������������������������������������������������  A   pension   snug  they'd   give  me,  Three acres and a cow,  A  bee, some chickens  and  a cat,  And   possibly  a sow.  But now I'm back from Overseas  And   done   my   little  bit,  A  wise and kindly  Pension  Board  Upon  my case did  sit.  They sat on  it for  forty days,  Then   said.   "Its  very  clear,  Number   19   just Tits   this   case;"  (That's  sixty" bones  a   year).  So  hero  I"  am���������������������������one  arm   is off,  I've only half a leg; ~  My heart, and  lungs are full of gas,  J'vo -'whizzbangs'   in   my   head.  Now if mv hen should lay an egg!  Mv  cow  should   have  a   calf���������������������������  That wise and kindly Pension Board  Would-cut my wad in  half.  I?  Or if hy chance I -took a job  At   fif'ren   cents   a   day���������������������������  Why then beyond  all kind  of doubt  They'd  take  it' all  awnv.  r may not work; T must not beg''*  Mv  ernb. "or smokes,  or  beer���������������������������^  WiJl someone tell  me how to live  On   sixty   bones  a  year?  HEAVY   INCREASE   IX   DEBT.  (1) Coaxing Silver Pox Pups with templing morsels at a  P. E. I. ftanch^ (2) Canadian Wolves.  until   nulte  recently,  the   fur  trade  'was. hardl., "organized on aTbusinesB  . Jbasi.-**. ..and beyond the trapping and  ;-fakir. $ if the furs the various phases  jpf the industry passed oqiit of Can  adian hands. Traders boufht from  the trappers and thtti the raw  materials went to the large foreign  market*.  There has gradually dawned a  realisation of the money lott In thle  way, however, and ln future Canada will market her own furs and  Montreal become one , of th > most  important fur markets of the globe.  Yet,! For    years    London, St., Louis    and  New York have been the selling  centres to which Canadian tx^-riAtmyt  travelled and St. Loulfl had the  world's -premier fur mart. The  auction at Montreal   will   be, con  ducted by a large company capitalized at $5,000,000 and-will be largely  eo-operatlve in nature. It is the intention to hold three auctions a year,  the first about next March.  The 'opening of a' Canadian fur  market is a natural development of>  artificial breedingcand fur ranching.  This industry is fairly general  throughojit Canada, and ai Prince  Edward Island the industry which  (has heen in operation fcr morc than  thirty years, haB assumed very important proportions". * In" 1914 there  Were in the island^no less than;250"  fox ranches with nearly 4,600 foxes.  WHAT CAS THE MATTEIt-BEV  Oh dear, what can the matter be?  .  Such   scares  give  one the  jumps:  - :...Poor Tom Brown's cow has gone an'  died  With   chicken-pox  or  mumps..  And Mrs." Brown's clean off her head  With  grief  and .anguish  sore;  - Hor pussy cat fell down dead  With, gangrene, at her door.  And Mrs. Smith's Minorca hen  Has gone on strike they say;  She hasn't eat for weeks:  ���������������������������Now  It. too, has passed  away.  And   Mrs.   Jones'   sister's   child,  AVe seldom sa\y or knew;-  Was   'suffering .   with    the   "heaves'  awhile,  And now she's took the fin.  And Farmer GMes, he has the croup,  Got it bad, they say;  7/19,633. Since this report was Is_- would have to kiss the other nine-  sued; - several provinces have report- teen, and there would'be���������������������������'let me  ed further returns,-with the result \ see���������������������������380 kisses worse than thrown  that it seems apparent that, the! away for probably in -ten minutes  grand total will reach a still higher the whole party would separate into  figure.     Tlie   campaign's"    objective squads   and   go   off    talking     about  With the recent loan for $2,500,-  000 floated by the province for P.  G. E. purposes, the aggregate bonded indebtedness of B: C. is approximately $33,000,000 or ner.rly double  what it,was at the end of 3 916 when  the present administration took office, i a little over three years ago.  Then the debt was slightly over  $1S.000,000. The present administration has, therefore," . borrowed  about $14,000,000. Next* year*, this  large total will be swelled by a further loan- for. $4,000,000 to be utilized in completing construction of  the P. G. E. into Prince George and  for other purposes.  YEASt^ftKES  ������������������'   A.    S- -'TF  jj������������������j There is more energy  S$ in a. pound of. good  bread ma.de in the  home with Royal Yeast  Cakes than in a. pound  of meat. Breadmaking  is a. simple operation  and requires no previous experience. Full  instructions in Royal  Yeast Bake Book,  mailed free on request.  E.W.GILLETTCO.LTD.  TORONTO  Society leaders will now liave a  forty days' respite from "social duties, giving their feet and complexions a much needed rest. ���������������������������-: *  A.F. &A.M.C  Enderby Lodge No. 40  Regulur meetings first  Thursday on or after the  full moun at 8 p. m. in Ma-  , sonic    Hall. *" Visiting  brethren cordially invited  ch: REEVES.  a   - Speretxrv  ENDERBY   LODGE  No. 35. K.of P. - _���������������������������������������������  t j.    Meets 1st & 3rd Monday eve  ������������������.<������������������-   in Masonic Hall.   Visitoracor-  fJr      dially invited to attend.  >> WM. ANDERSON. C. C  H. M. WALKER, K. R. S  R. J. COLTART. M.F.  EUREKA LODGE NO 50.  throughout  the Dominion  was  $11,-  300,000. '  ~Tfis   wife's?   took    cowpox    and-^tlie"  whoop  A week ago today.  And there is Mrs. Jink's Kate,  With necrosis of the Jaw;.  They  doctored her  for tummy-ache:  Alas! She is no more.  But  let  us  draw  the  curtain   down,  Lest      nightmares       haunt      our  dreams;  We'll    bc    seeing     corpses    hov'ring  round  With needles and vaccine.  ���������������������������W.H.F.  A Jilssing |$ee.  A critical young lady was recently heard expatiating vigorously  against the silly way that "women  have of kissing each other every  time they get together. She said:  "If twenty women were. to "meet in  the   street   every   last  one  of   them.  each, other.- When you see one of  these violent" , miscellaneous kiss_  everything-in-sight kind of a woman  it is safe to set her down as a  fraud,.which she generally is. If I  had my way, kissing should be confined to family uses and for medicinal purposes. Now don't you put  my name to this or I will kiss you  the first chance I have right on thc  street. ' -���������������������������  Fresh Fish for  Ftfflay  GEO. JR.. SHARPE  Wholesale   and   Retail   Butcher  Enderby, R. C."  _ -     .     ;.-_   el. 0.������������������6. F.v g---._..a  Meets every Tuesday evening aV"8'V;  o'clock.'. Visiting brothers cordially,  invited. -   - ��������������������������� -  W. E. Puncan, N.G.  P. K. Glun/AVG.  If. A- Teece, Sec.=i>---  flnflerfiy flriwcj* G. W. V. Ar  Tbe0EnderJ>y branch of the G. W.  V. A. meets every "1st and 3rd Wednesday in the Prill Wall at 8 o'clock  p.m. All visiting comrades are we!-. .  come.,.       ,   J2--A.' Robertson, Sec.   '-���������������������������'  P*|ace |4very  EiJ. Sparrow, Prop-.  a - * A? ��������������������������� -".  Vernon fioqef  ftnejerfry  Gram)He-qpemng:of ;thf>  ENPEHP  Ttfl^TW  MARCH Sfli  Woven  Millions  Jtitiseil.  Although returns from many parts  of the Dominion are. not yet com.  plete, it is apparent that the five  denominations, which have been  united in the Forward Movement,  will be successful in their financial  campaign. Returns wired from the  national headquarters at Toronto  show that every denomination has  reached its Dominion- quota, while  in many provinces several districts  have yet to complete their final report.  The Dominion totals are: Anglican $2,500,000, Baptist $878,000,  Congregational $104,00*, Methodist  $4,266,763, Presbyterian $4,000,-  0 00.     The  Dominion  total   is   $11,-  THE INIMITABLE SCOT  In the laughing musical success, "I LOVE A LASSIE"  Prices, $1.50, $1.00; Children, 50c. War Tax Included.  Sale of seats at Enderby Supply Company OKANAGAN  COMMONER  THURSDAY, MARCH 4, 1920  >V^VVli^AAAa'Vli^AAAAAAA������������������^������������������A/^^^WM  *mim*m0+**m  DECLARES    FIKST   DIVIDENDS.  The annual meeting of the Enderby Growers' Association will be  held on Tuesday, March Oth. It is  understood that Mr. Reeves, manager of the association trading centre, will submit the best report the  association has yet had placed before its members. Jn addition to  wiping out the deficit brought forward last year, tho association has  a balance on the right side, and also  has decla-ed a dividend of six per  cent. A fuller report will be made  when the facts are laid- before the  general   meeting next  wck.  NEW" ELECTIONS  ACT.  Legislature  Now  Laboring  Over  Its  Provisions  and. .Weighing Its  Importance.  A'ISITIXC;   CUKLRKS.  Two rinks of curlers came over  to Enderby from Salmon Arm last  Thursday and played Knderby rinks  in the afternoon and evening, winning two  of -the four games  played.  After the night'game the visitors  were taken to the King Kdward  where a -light supper was served to  eighteen. The Arm rinks included  Messrs. Newman, McKenn, McDair.  mid, Doborer, McGuire, Suckling,  McGregor  and  Greer.  NOTICR  The annual general meeting of  tho shareholders of the Enderby  Growers' Association will bc held  in the office of the Association on  Tuesday, March 9th, 1920, at 2:30  o'clock.  0 Busings ��������������������������� Election of directors  '������������������������������������������������������ for tlie ensuing year; report of directors for the past year; presentation or financial statement for year  ending January 31, 1920, and any  other business which may come before   the   meeting.  All interested are cordially invited to attend." Mr. McDowall, general manager, arid Mr. Lowe, sales  manager, of the Okanagan United  Growers,   will  be present.  C.   T-T.   REEVES,  Secretary-_  NOTICE  To Lena Clermont, of thc City of  Vancouver, in tlio Province of  British  Columbia.  Take Notice that on the 4th day  of March, 1919, a writ was issued  out of the Supreme Court of British  Columbia, at Vernon,- T3. C, against  you 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  The new Elections Act introduced  last   week   by     Premier   Oliver   proposes  some  radical  departures  from  old   procedure.     The   elimination   of  the      requirement   of   a   deposit   by  candidates,    the  provisions  requiring  statements   from    the   candidates   as  well   as   from      the     secretary   and  treasurer   of   tho   various      political  parties of election expenses, receipts  etc.;    those   providing   for   absentee  voting,   the   granting     to     returned  soldiers   of   whatever     age   and   na.  ���������������������������tionality   the   'franchise,      especially  to Japanese veterans, and  the greater ease afforded to voters to get their  names upon the voters' lists, are the  chief  features  of  the bill.     There  is  one   featu-e   that    will    undoubtedly  call  for criticism,  that providing for  the appointment of deputy-registrars  to   assist   in  the   preparation   of   the  lists.     These officials   will,  apparently, operate on thc same basis.as thc  enumerators   engaged   at   the     1 9 I 7  federal   election.      Opposition   members  are   unkind   enough   to   suggest  that   the   plan   will   prove  a  glorious  opportunity  for  "the boys" -to draw  clown  a substantial stipend  from the  public   purse.     The   proposed   system  of absentee voting, too,  will be  productive of keen debate.     While, the  premier  inronv.etl  the  House,  he  believed   it   to  be  a  most  radical  step  he expressed  the hope that sufficient  safe-guards   t-     prevent     corruption  had  been placed in the  bill.     At ihe  same time it was evident that he expects   the   bill,   and   especially     that  portion     of     it    respecting absentee  voting  will  come  under strong criticism,  for he admitted  that he knew  he   was   running   into   "the   biggest  hunch   of   trouble"   he   had   ever   encountered.    Me    appeared     to -  take  great satisfaction'in the section calling for submission.-, of statements  by  candidates   and   parties   of   their   ex.  panditures,      though   it   is   apparent  that   the   obvious method-  of  getting  around   such  provisions   would  be to  entrust the election outlays to some  party  stalwart's   who   need   not  keep  nually as at present, except that  should an election be held more than  six months after the last revision, a  special revision will be held to permit of purification- of the list. "At  elections each voter will be required  to sign his name and address before  being given a ballot and these will  be compared with the signature on  the original application- made by the  voter for registration. This provision is expected, in great measure,  to prevent personation, ancl at the  same .time form tbe basis for thc  next new list. Absentee voters may  vote in any polling division in which  they happen to be on election day,  voting for the candidate they favor  in their home division. These absentee votes will be forwarded by  the returning officer to the voters'  home division to be counted in that  division. But according to the act  the final count, including these absentee ballots, is not tocbe made-until at least twenty.ono days after  election day.  homesteads, but express a willing.  ness to pay for land-. Stock-raising,  dairying, mixed farming and poultry  raising are the branches of farming  mostly favored.  MEMORY  UNCERTAIN.  Hon. J. A. Calder and Hon. J. D.  Reid returned to Ottawa on- Tuesday from New) York -where they  have been in consultation with Sir  Robert Borden They would say  nothing as to the object and other  particulars of their mission, but Dr,  Rcid vouchsafed' the information  that  Sir   Robert  Borden   would   "be  back later in the session." The  Premier's health is better,^b.ut his  memory is said to be very uncertain;  DAVID   SPENCER   DEAD.  Mr. David- Spencer, pioneer of  Victoria and leading figure in the  business world of British Columbia  for half a century, died suddenly at  his home on March 2nd. He had  been in precarious health for some  time.  When the state is most corrupt,  then the laws are most multiplied.���������������������������  Tacticus.  ALL LOOKING TO B. C.  an account taken of what is due to  t?)    can,d.lfla,to nor the pnrty 0mcials  her   under   the-covenant   to   pay   ol  the   Defendant,   James   Mowat,    un- Posted as to details of outlays.     Bjit  ���������������������������"-"'��������������������������� the premier sees, in such regulations  der a certain indenture of mortgage  bearing ,dnte tlie 11 th day of November, A.D. 1912, made between  the   said    Defendant,   James   Mowat  British Columbia is becoming increasingly popular as a province for  Land settlement with reisid.'ente of  United States. This is evidenced by  the number of letters received by  Mr. IT. Beeman, secretary of the re_  cntly_formed- Farm Lands Settlement Association of B. C, with  head office at Vancouver. Men experienced in farming and having  from $500 to.. ?2o,000 for investment, are asking for the fullest information* respecting the advantages  of the country. One Califorian  wants 500 acres, another has $5000  to invest in 160 acres, of mixed  farming lainrl, while still another  wants a similar farm. He has  $6000. One enquirer from a Wyoming town has $22,000 to invest  in British Columbia farm . land's and  a Montana cattle man is willing to  .invest $10,000 to start cattle.rais.  ing  in   the   Peace   River  district.  The majority" of those writing for  information have had experience ir.  farming, and not a few of tbem  have, in addition to ������������������ considerable  sums,, of money, farming equipment  as   well.     Very' few   ask     for  -. free  the elimination of  the  former practice of donations to campaign fund;  the   sad    Derendant,   James.   -"������������������"*-.|All   ,. , .���������������������������   . ..   .   ,       ..  as   Mortgagor,   and   the   Plaintiff   as ,0k!   lists   will   be   cancelled   by   the  Mortgagee, of certain lands des  cribed as Lots numbered 1, 2; 3, 4,  5. 6. 7, S, 9, 10, 11. and 12, in  Block numbered 9. according to  Map numbered 21 IA, of the City of  Enderby in the Province of. British  Columbia.  "The Plaintiff's further claim is  to recover from the Defendant.  James "Mowat, the amount which  shall be certified to be due her on  the taking of the said accounts and  her costs of action. "  "The Plaintiff's further claim Is  that, in default of the said Defendants', or either of them, paying to  _the J.1? 1 ai n ti ff_th e _a.jr.i o*un t _fo_und to-  be due to her on the"'taking of the"  said accounts, within such times as  the Court may direct, that the defendant?, and each of them, be debarred and foreclosed of and from  all right, title, and interest of, in  and to thc said lands, and that the  Plaintiff do recover possession of  tho  said   lands.  "Ancl   for a lis pendens."  And further take notice that by  order of His Honour, Judge Swanson. local judge of the Supreme  Court or Oritish Columbia, said  writ is to bo served on you hy tho  publication of this notice for one  v' month herein, and by mailing cop.  ios or tho said Writ and Order to  vou by registered mail, at Soattlo,  \Vnsh.! and at Spokane, Wash., lT.  S. A.  And rurthor take notice that unless yon enter an appearance to the  said writ at the Court House, Vernon. Tl. C within thirty days of the  mailing of said registered letters as  aforesaid, the Plaintiff shall proceed herein as if you had been personally served with the said Writ  or Summons.  Dated at. Enderby. B.C., this 10th  dav or-February, 1920.  A.   C.   SKALTNG.  Solicitor   for   the   Plaintiff.  Enderby,   B.C.  coming into effect of the new act  and thereafter the lists will be compiled   annually   itfstead    of   scmi_an_  Want A(Js  He h ward first insertion, 2c a word each insertion th������������������T������������������'aft<T: 2.*ic; minimum charirc: 10c extra  whore cash (iocs not nccftnipunjr orilnr.  FOR SALE���������������������������Tncubator and brooder,  120 egg capacity, good as new,  $15.00.     Box   151,   Armstrong,   B.  '-===C. mM~2 r  FOR SALE���������������������������Fine young dairy cow,  grade Jersey; fresh in. Also  splendid young work horse. H. A.  Allison,  Armstrong.    m4-2t  FOR SALIC���������������������������Two milch cows, fresh  in; 4 and 5 years old. A. Brown,  Loon    Lake. h4_2p  FOR SAL ft���������������������������Two milch cows, coming fresh, heavy milkers. Apply  to   M,   J.   Sliuto,   Mabel   Lake   Rd.  .m4_2p  Creams  Toilet Soaps  and other articles to preserve the skin and keep the  body healthy and the com  plexion" clear.  A. Reeves  Druggist and Stationer.  liNDEBBY  FOR RALI5���������������������������Purebred I)uroc_Jer_  soy boar, 9 months old. M. Dan.  ���������������������������/.pi,   Grindrod.   H.   C. m4-2p  FOR SALIC���������������������������Bed springs and mattress, in good condition. Wm.  Ulaclcbiini,   ISnderby. m-l.Tp  WANTED ��������������������������� Good reliable girl or  woman for general housework,  no heavy washing or, baking.  Wages $30 a month. Apply Mrs.  Jonathan    Reed,    Malakwa,   B.   C.  m4_lp  FURN1TIJR7D MADE to order and  renairs of all kinds undertaken.  E.'-S.  Burton.  Enderbv. f2 6-3p  Farms For Sale  I have several good hay and stock  ranches for sale, from 130 to 330  acres each. Apply for prices and  terms.  R. G. RORKE  Box 171 Enderby  FOR SALE���������������������������A brick cottage on Regent street, near river; lot 72x290  feet; hot and colsl watcr fixtures;  four rooms and bath; good concrete cellar: no encumbrances;  title clear. For price and particulars apply, Mrs. "R. IT. Binch,  '1127 7th v., Point Grey. Van-  coiiver, B.C. j20-4t  SHAKES FOR SALE���������������������������Apply, Harry  Worth,  Lumby   P.O. j29-tf  Yum Yum  Say we have just opened up a new  lot   of   \VIL1-.\KI>'S   ClfOCOIiATHS.  dandv stuff and fresh. 20 kinds to  choose from. Also a good variety  in boxes at 50c,-tfl.OO,  $1.50.  TUB   I'OPULAK  VAWF/rV  STORK  Postoffice one  door .East  ENDERBY,  B.C.  Like Riding* on Roads  with the Bumps  Scraped Off  There is only one way to enjoy the greater comfort introduced by thc new Overland 4���������������������������  And that is by riding in this car, with ils 130-!incli Spring-  base! ">  Gone is the usual bouncing, swaying and jolting. Instead,  due to the three-point suspension Triplex Springs there is  more of a smooth gliding sensation.  The passengers are not only free from ordinary road-blows  but the car itself is shielded, prolonging its life and reducing  upkeep.  Thc light weight of, tills 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 >vhy the three-point suspension Triplex  Springs give heavy earcomfort and road steadiness to  a light car for the first time.  J. McMahon & Son Enderby, ft. C.  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 yotj out  jn clothing anc| footwear, neckwear and fteadgegr.  Pn4ert>y Supply Co.  PNJ)������������������RPY  KING  A name tbat stands for-the best in hotel service  Kmg Mwanj Hotel  F. ff. MURPHY  Proprietor  Mtrta  &  Ja* Pickson  REAL   ESTATE,   INSURANCE  GENERAL AGENT  Enderby  Bell Block  A   C. SKALING, B. A.  Barrister, Solicitor,  Notary Public.  INSURANCE.  Bell Blk. Enderby, B.G.  Avalon  Theatre, hzsstesm  Friday, 12th March  Prof. G. H. Stone  Violinist, Conductor,  Composer an<J Teacher of Music  Will give a grand VIOLIN RJECITAL. Proceeds to help the  Armstrong- Hospital.  Clover; & Grass Seed  It will pay you to order now.  All seed prices are going up with the next shipment.  Agents for Massey-Harris farm implements  TEECE & SON  ENDERBY  Subscribe for the Commoner: $2 a year

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