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These spots  it is said, were very bad Sunday,  which brought on Monday morning's  manifestations.  ' Telegraphic commun'icafcion( in  Rritish' Columbia apnd 'between Vancouver and all points east was seriously   impeded   by  the   phenomenal  *" electrical display. According to  telegraph company officials, the  present visitation is the heaviest experienced  for a number of years.  Aurora, "as a rule, makes its presence felt in the hours of darkness.  The present "spell" however began  at 5:45 in the morning and in the  operating room of .the C. P. R. telegraph office at Vancouver it was at  first thought that all wires east of  Sicamous had gone dow,n. Soon,  however, the trouble was diagnosed  as" aurora, that mysterious electric  force in the'atmosphere which, when;  - visible to the. eye, is known as the  Northern Lights. _        -  Acinous feature of the aurora is  ���������������������������that its effect'is only, felt upon wires  running east and west.- .Those running north and .south, except in very  isolated cases, are never troubled  with the manifestations. Its efTect  upon the telegraph .system is felt  in one of two ways, it either robs  the wires entirely of electrical current or ft puts so much current on  them that it is extremely difficult or  impossible  to  operate.  On Monday night the atmosphere  was so charged by electricity that  am experiment was made. The telegraph wires between Vancouver and  Calgary were grounded rn'd all, loca!/  Chas. Davidson was here finishing  up his business at Mara returning  to Okanagan Centre, his future  home,  on  Monday.  Several of the Maraites took In  the masquerade at Sicamous on  Wednesday and. reported having a  very enjoyable  time.  Many expressions of regret were  heard at the report of the death of  George Stowards. We shall miss  him at our social meeting. He was  a very frequent visitor to Mara and  had  many  friends here.  Wm. Witala had the misfortu'ne  to lose a heifer when the ice was  breaking up in the river. After  much trouble one of the two that  broke through the ice was saved  but it was impossible to save the  other.  Saturday's,north bound train was  delayed a,t Mara up till near midnight owing to a slide of rock from  Mara Lake. Other l slides - came"  down Sunday and the- section men  were, busy .all,Sunday-and - finally  cleared "the track early Monday  morning.    "-  The Rev. Leech.Porter who died  a short time ago ,was well-known  here, and both he and Mrs! Leech-  Porter had made many friends here  by kindness and good work in connection with .the church, and home,  and we tender our Heartfelt sympathy to the bereaved widow and  son in the loss of a husband and  father.  The masquerade at Mara o)n Friday  was  very successful  in spite of  application of current to the wires the bad roads, many coming from  was cut off. Messages were sent ,G"������������������^rod and Enderby Although  and  received     over    the    wires    on  there  was  not as many-as  usual  in  Indicative of the splendid spirit  of the people of the Enderby_Grind_  rod,_Mara district it should be noted  that within the past six weeks, one  thousand dollars in round figures  have been contributed in hard cash  in aid of fire sufferers���������������������������the Toney  Hill family of Mara aiid the Roland  Graham   family,  North'  Enderby.  The benefit dance held an Grind-.  rod hall last week netted. ?242. Mrs.  Watt Mack and Mrs. 'Geo. Andrews  and Jno. Olson were J the moving  spirits   in   selling  the 1 tickets.  At Mara subscriptions were taken  by Rupert Davy and Wm. Coell who  worked hard and turned in $83.30  from Mara. In addition to these  sums $186 was Taised in Enderby  by subscriptions,-making a total of  $511.03.  This money is. for refurnishing  the home, etc. In addition logs for  lumber'for a new house have been  cut and will be sawn at Grindrod  mill free of cost by the workmen at  Ihe mill, and a-house-raising will  follow. ' So the family socn will be  placed upon their feet quite as firm.  lv as they were before the fire destroyed their house..  The Enderby Orchestra.volunteered, the music for the dance 'and won  warm praise. from all for the excellence of their playing.  XXXXXXKXXKKSSX ii X  X HULLCAR X  XXXXXXXXXXXXXXX X  ARMSTRONG   LOCAL.   U.   F.   B.   C.  "juice" supplied  from the air.  HKXKXKKKXKKKKXKJt  X GWNPJRQD X  XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX  ===^^TT.s.^G.^LLttle^=was=a=_vJsitor==f]vijri  Mara to  Mrs.  Wells  last  week  end."  Miss Helen Monte returned to  Grindrod from Deep Creek for a  short stay.  A number of Gr.indrofl people  took in the Mara dance last Friday  and all report a most enjoyable  time.  Grindrod cliurch is now nearly  finished and the first church service  will be held there on Sunday, Mar.  28th.  Grindrod people were shocked  on Saturday to hear of the sudden  death of George Stowards, one of  Grindrod's most popular and respected young people. George was  well known by everyone and will  be greatly missed. After the funeral service held in the Grindrod  church he was laid to rest in the  Enderby cemetery. The sympathy  of the community goes out to the  bereaved relatives and to his finan-  cee, Miss Blanche Monk, in the  great  loss.  A social dance will be held In the  Enderby Opera House, Friday nlgtht,  March 26th, in honor-of Mrs. Lambert,  who Is leaving for the coast.  costume .it was mere than made up  by the many original and striking  get up of most of those there. Rup.  pert Davy as a s.well took the first  as best dressed gent; I. Anderson,  first, as a cannibal in the most or.  -i gi n a 1-;���������������������������M i ss^Ghia d-w i ck-^fi rst=-as=t h e  best dressed lady, as a butterfly;  Miss O. Massey, first, as the peanut  girl, ln the ladies' original and .a  consolation prize. The three clowns,  Hy Coell, Fred Dean, and I. Hull  created considerable fun and merriment in their get up and. pranks,  and thc success of .the evening was  in no small measure due to them.  Dancing   was  kept   up   until   3 .a.m.  A seam of first class coal over 12  feet in thickness was struck this  week on the property of the Harvard Coal Company at East Princeton. This is tbe biggest find ever  made on the property, and the coal  is of such good quality that no time  will be lost in making arrangements to ship the product. Coal  bunkers which will hold 200 tons  will be built at once at the railway  spur near the cement plant. James  Gray, the superintendent, said that  he thought that the shipping of  coal could commence early in April  at which time a force of from1 30 to  40  men  would  be employed.  XKXXXXXX XXXXXXXX  X EXDERIJy  EDGINGS X  XXXXXXXXXXXXXXX X  Sj. Mrs. A. R. Price, and daughter  visited ' Enderby Saturday from  "Grindrod.- - -.. =----->-- -+���������������������������*��������������������������� ��������������������������� - ��������������������������� ; ���������������������������,  Flight Lieut. Lambert -returned  to Enderby on Monday intending to  .take Mrs. Lambert and son to, Vancouver with him early next week.  Mr. Lambert is"now out of the army  and is in charge of the, S. C. R. at  the Coast where he is still under  surgical care.  - The many f;ic-n'js cf Jas. Baird,  Hupel. will be pleased ,to learn that  he is recovering nicely from an operation for appendicitis which took  place last Thursday at -Vernon Hos_  pi til and that Mrs. Baird, also in  the hospital, is showing improve,  ment.  Nurse McPherson of the Enderby  General Hospital acknowledges with  thanks the following contributions:  Pillow cases and baby dresses, TillL  cum Club; baby pillow, Mrs. Peel;  potatoes and. eggs, Mr. Dan gel; potatoes and carrots, Mrs. T. Gray,  .Mara;.-an������������������les. -Mr._L. .Stroulger; _ap_.  Mr. Harry Smith is at present  erecting a house on his property  north   of  the  hall.  Large flocks of wild ducks are  noticed these days on the pond in  Mr. Dan Martin's field in front of  the  hall.  The Hullcar Dancing Club -is  giving weekly dances in the hall  every Friday evening with a good  attendance.  The next meeting of the United  Farmers will be held on April 7th.  and the first Wednesday of each  month   thereafter. _       _ 5.  Mrs. C. Parkinson returned to her  home east of Enderby" last week .after spending several days with" her  parents, Mr. and Mrs. Donald Lindsay of Deep Creek.  A petition was circulated last  week asking the government for a  tri.weekly mail service on Enderby  Rural Route 1, mail days being  Monday,   .Wednesday   and   Friday.  Information is to hand that the  Okanagan Telephone Company is  contemplating building a line in the  near future from-. Knob Hill north  through Deep Creek .connecting  with" their line on the _' Enderby-  Salmon Arm road... This is indeed  welcome  news.  The last regular meeting of. the  United Farmers was held in the hall  on Wednesday evening, March 17th,  with President Worthington in the-  chair. Several petitions were, read  and endorsed by the .local relating  to improvementsron- different roads  in the' district. After the meeting  a whist.drive was held which was  enjoyed by "all, the winners of the  first prizes being' Mrs. A. Peake and  Mr. D. Law.son, while the "booby"  prizes went to Mr. Dunwoodie and  Mr. Waterman. Refreshments were  afterwards "served.  Progress    Reported    and    Agressive  Meeting  Held   Dealing  With  Local   Issues.  SENATE Jl EJECTS THEATV  After.   Eltfl������������������t   Months   of   Argument  Uncle  Sam   Takes   Isolated  position.  When the Senate finally rejected  the Peace Treaty last week, William  Jennings Bryan declared in an interview: "The defeat of the treaty  is a colossal crime against our own  country and the world. If we allow a minority of the Senate to dictate the policy of the Senate on this  momentous question, we betray  democracy and turn our faces back  toward   arbitrary   power,   and   arbi_  P. Rosoman lost a valuable cow  in the hills back of his farm last  week, the animal falling and break-  Dancing from 8 to 12.    Come early, ing her back.  pies, Mrs. J. Miller; magazines, Mrs.  A. Reeves.  It is deeply regrettable that the  hard fight ,made by Dr. Keith to save  tho life of that good friend of the  district, Georpe Stowards of Grindrod, was unsuccessful. Through  slush and miiid and rain, night a.nd  day, Dr. Keith drove several times  daily and ft was thought the young  man had, pulled through the hardest  of it when on Saturday ,he passed  away  in sleep. u  While playing ball with a number  of his playmates Wednesday afternoon Gordon Allan had the misfortune of breaking his leg between the  ankle and the knee. - He was run.  toing.to home base when Murray  Marley, who was behind the bat,  stopped hirm. Tn the" concussion  Murray sat upon Gordon, who was  lucky enough to get out from under  with nothing worse than a leg arok_  en. -  The following is a list of births  at the Armstrong Nursing Home for  the past week: To Mr. and Mrs.  W. E. Robinson of Enderby, on  Sunday, March 21st, a son." To Mr.  and Mrs. T. Aldworth on Saturday,  March 20th, a daughter. To, Mr.  and Mrs. A. Norman on Monday,  March 22, a daughter.  trary power, as exercised-by a few,  is scacely less hateful than arbitrary  power as exercised by one.  "Tho action of the Senate is the  more disgraceful 'because the rejection was brought about by a union between a group of Democrats  and the irreconcilable foes of the  treaty whom the Democrats have  been .denouncing for eight months.  If tlhe action of the Senate is permitted to stand, we invite confusion  at home and chaos abroad.  "But the action of the Senate  should not be allowed to stand as  the verdict of the nation. The majority in Congress should assert itself at once, first by declaring the  war at an end; second by declaring  in favor of the nation's participation in the League of Nations on  such terms as the majority shall  agree upon; third,- by proposing an  amendment to the constitution permitting a majority of the Senate and  House to ratify a treaty by joint  resolution and in the same way define the nation's foreign policy, thus  making it as easy to end a war as  to begin it." '.. -     '  A meeting of the Armstrong  branch of the United Farmers of B.  C. was held in the Municipal Hall,  Armstrong, March 20th. President  Makoviski was in the chair. The  minutes of the previous meeting  were read by the secretary and  adopted.  The president then presented his  ���������������������������report of the convention ,in ViicJ  toria w(hich covered the /work of  the "whole, meeting very adequately  and "concisely.- He touched on the  various resolutions that were carried and those referred to the executive. ������������������ "        ' -  The various chairmen of committees appointed on organization, production, finance, policy- and social,  reported giving an account of the  progress of the work up to date.  The secretary. reported on the  powder situation,- reading "a letter  that has been forwarded to thedif-'  ferent locals telling' them how to  obtain powder through the United-  Farmers, at $7.62% per box f.o.b.  factory. *"**".  A motion was passed extending  a vote of thanks* to the executive  of the United Farmers' for the able  manner in which ithey carried on.  the work1" of the year and telling  them they will have "our. ."local's -  hearty support in the. future as in*  the past." Mr. McCallan in "moving  this resolution said: "We need the  Farmers' Institute; we ������������������need the-  Growers; - and we need. the_ United'  Farmers���������������������������one can't stand' .alone  separately���������������������������we must have the/help  of one, another. ** If ,- thie'1" United'  ,Farmers have something 'better to  offer than we have had before, let  us all jpin together and support  them   in  the' future."  A vote    of    thanks     was    passed  thanking   the   past   president,   . Mr.  Hawkins,   for   the   able   manner =in  which   he  carried ion- the   work   the-  past year.  At the, close of the meeting a  number of new members were signed up.  THE  JfAX  HUNTER.  The management of the Enderby  Theatre have been fortunate"' In  booking another "great Farnum picture, "The Man Hunter", for Saturday, March 27th. William Far-  nura's greatest film  since "Les  Mis-  Mr. D. J. Welsh will preach at  the evening service in the Presbyterian church on Sunday next, Mar.  28th.  erables." The story of how a rich  man, robbed by a false friend, pursues 'him over a 10,000 mile trail,  rights aJ great wrong, and meets the  "woman." Scenes on two continents, the .sea, and a desert island.  Three thrilling fights and a shipwreck.     Admission, '50c  and   15c. ���������������������������il  ������������������Itanagan Commoner  In which is merged Tha Enderby Press and Walker's Woekly  Published every Thursday at Enderby, >B.C,  by The Walker Press, at  per year; $1.00 iix months.  H. M.  WALKER ^_   - ""THURSDAY,    MARCH    25,    19 20.  Should Adopt Definite Road Policy  II" Premier Oliver; wishes lo-leave a name for  himself as head of "lhc Liberal Government of  B. C.Vmd one thatVvill he remembered for more  than its whisky legislation and -whisky sales under such legislation, he should adopt it definite  road policv that is broad-in its scope and eifec-  ' The time is ripe for the  OKANAGAN  COMMONER  ^r^^m+^^^0^***^^^^B^^^~".^^^^^^**^^^^^^*^^  Mrs.- Spruggins already had ten children', two of  whom were twins. During the election  campaign the qualifications of the candidates for  thc high office were not mentioned by the parishioners. It was clearly a case of size of family.  And Spruggins would have won had not a fiery  old half-pay captain taken tip Bung's cause. .You  see, in Dickens' time the returned soldiers' vote  was a big factor, as it is today.  When* we first read lhe account of '"The Election of Beadle," wc thought lhat lhe writer drew  on his imagination for much of his. material.  Bul aflcr reading accounts of lhc goings on al  the Victoria legislature, we have changed our  mind. Perhaps Mr. Dickens was mercly reporting what \yas actually going on in thc parish:  Tlie big business before the House at Victoria  THURSDAY,    MARCH    25,    1920.  live in its application.   T he timeis  adoption of such a policy. .People are realizing jasl Wcck������������������sccms to havc been whether a sister of  ���������������������������x brother-in-law of lhc  nephew of thc wife of  today as never before what they have lost by  the government hanging on lo the old patronage  system of road-building. Thcy realize now that  it has not been road building al all. but dirt-  slinging patronage. And thc cry now is "Pave  the road and increase the load." Automobile  owners particularly, and everyone who has lo  do any hauling over the roads, would nol seriously object if a special road tax were levied  sufficient to properly build the roads and keep  them in repair. But everybody is heartily sick  of seeing thc public funds' spcnlVm fair-weather  roads lhat go lo pieces with the CaU'rains and arc  Yoczc up  the  again  with   llie  first  of  arc:   impassable  virtually out of commission until th  in  winter., then   go  spring  thaws   and  month or two.  Possibly the Governmcnl has formulated or  is formulating a road policy of the broad-gunge  type; possibly that mad policv is lo go inlo effect. If so it will meet with thc hearty approval  of all British' Columbia. If such a policy lias  not been adopted, avc would suggest lhat the  Public Works Department give llie'syslcm of  road maintenance adopted in some of Ihe older  provinces a try-out here. Wc particularly refer lo thc onc-maii-onc-scction policy, i. c. a man  permanently on thc job, covering a road mileage  that hc could properly attend lo. and no more,  with a horse and carl lo carry road filling.  The drawback to lhe road policy of the past  and present is in the fact thai the work put  upon the roads ..is allowed to be swept away or  the roads to bc cut up by ru'ls.:'water holes and  dust pans.    The road1 gang1 does  the work,  Ihen  lhc Minister of Finance has a son as bookkeeper  in one of the departments of the-, Governmcnl;  whether lhc son of the ncice of thc Premier's  wife is on the payroll of the Government as a  weed inspector; whether the brother of the wife  of thc attorney-general is con the payroll and  whether somc ycars ago a brother of the then attorney-general drew Government money.  From thc newspaper accounts thc session has  been largely occupied with long speeches by  orators on one side recalling alleged scandals of  years gone bv. When these orators sit down  orators on the olher side arise, place thumbs in  arm pits and proceed to expatiate on thc dolor another imoHis of the speakers they follow.  Wc might note in passing lhat thc people who  do most of thc talking arc" the city politicians.  You never hear of cleclon scandals in thc rural  districts and you rarely hear members from the  upper.counlry and from the. coast districts making loud and blatant speeches. Always watch thc  politicians from thc big cities for long and resounding periods.���������������������������Home and Farm, Vancouver  Leaving Families Unprovided For  One of the distressing results of lhe war has  been the deserting of their families by a large  number of returned soldiers, creating a situation which the Federal Government has becn  slow lo realize or. if appreciated, little seems to  havc been done so far to. cope wilh this unfortunate development. In a community such as  ours,  says   thc^ Summerland   Review,   such   un  allowed to grow. With a man on thc road al  all time, and with a certain section for him to  keep up to a set standard to compare with thai of  the roadman behind him and ahead of him,  would surely produce a higher standard of road  And it is doubtful if thc cost  greater, if as great, as the svslem  which has proved so inefficient.  won it!  lie  any  we have lodav  Passing of a Woman Pioneer  of   floral  heavily-  mcn. No  There" were no. gorgeous emblems  tribute; no dirge-playing bands; no  veiled mourners and black-frocked  long line of vehicles followed lhc remains to the  grave. Perhaps not hall* a dozen persons who  saw the* hearse go by turned to look at il; perhaps not morc than one knew whose body lhe  casket contained. But that one knew, and, oh.  the loncsomencss of his heart! Poets sing high  -tribute...to. men. jof_.royal, blopjl.;_they .dnvy-Lu.PIuL  their imagination and sing what ought to be, nol  what is. But of all royalty none can compare  with the true-hearted pioneer woman. To have  known one intimately is a privilege; to have felt  the warmth of that, friendship, is lo ������������������������������������������������������.have been  honored beyond measure. One cannot grieve at  the passing ol* the pioneer woman; one can only  stand uncovered in silence, and.think, and think.  The life of thc ponecr woman has been too full  to bc described; ;she has: been;.:,G,od's messcnger  lo many. many, who al the time had need of her.  Mrs. J. C. Bolander died at Sawtclle, Cal.. on  March loth, and there she was buried: unknown  and unsung. But what matters lhal. Hundreds  in lhe mining camps of the West will honor hcr  .memory. Of her going the Kaslo Kootenain says:  "The late Mrs. Bolander came with her husband to New Denver from Tdaho in 1893 and  lived in lhat town until last fall when she moved  to California to join her husband * who was receiving medical treatment at thc Soldier's Home.  Deceased was a pioneer whose life, whose quiet  home ways and influence made the frontier  ���������������������������mining camps better for her presence. A good  woman, friendly and'helpful." her quiet, cheerful  welcome was a constant reminder of homc and  home life to many who for a time had lost their  bearings."  Parish Politics at Victoria  Dickens once wrote ah amusing sketch entitled  "The Election of Beadle.''' Mr. Bung finally got  in, receiving a majority over Mr. Spruggins.  Bung was the father of five children. Spruggins  made a. big campaign out of thc fact that he and  lo suffer want, and some measure of relief is  being extended lo Ihem by the Municipalilv. ,11  would seem that the only course open to the  Municipal Council is lo ha\c the head of the  household arrested and brought back on a  charge of desertion. Under thc circumstances,  il would seem morc proper lhat instances of this  knd should' be dealt with by olher authorities  and in lhe meantime families of soldiers thus  deserted mighl well be provided for from lhc  Emergency Relief or patriotic Fund-  It is cslimatcd lhat fully $350,000 of the Emergency Relief Fund will remain unexpended- and  il is staled that lhere is sevcial millions-stU remaining of the old Patriotic Fund. Wilh all this  available there slCIus no reason why women  and children thus deserted should (not be immediately given such assistance as thcir\circum-  slanccs require.  1  J   Fs ta blish ing_aJC.oj-.don-S.an ita ire  God bless thc Irish. Thcy havc a way of doing things���������������������������making themselves felt���������������������������lhal quite  frequently brings ihem into prominence quite  unexpectedly. F'rinstance, one M. J. Coslello,  who, by lhc way. was "a close friend of Theodore  Roosevelt, and of whom the man of Big Stick  fame once said, "Of all niy life-long friends. Mr-  Costello is tlie only man who never asked a  favor during niy  ternVo^  speak at a St. Pa I rick's"'-Day concert in Vancouver. 7 Greatly lo the disappointment of the Irish  gathered to hear him, Mr. Costello failed to put  in an appearance. In this Canada of ours, wherc  v?o love freedom so, Mr. Coslello would have  been .permitted lo speak on ��������������������������� thc Irish question.  Of course. But Mr. Coslello was not permitted  to reach Vancouver for the'"mccling. "Much  disappointed," he wired from Seallle. "Cordon  sanJilaire established. Intent1 oii to deliver address known'at steamship flock. Ticket refused.  Passage denied. Sorry,Vut feel deeply honored  by the exclusion.    Will write particulars."  Canada is one of the greatest forest countries  of the world. Much of our Canadian "oil is x\n-  suited to farming but is capable of growing  magnificent limber." Our forests provide work  which maintains half a million peonle. They  give work, too, for our sailors and lailwav men  and furnish business for our merchants and  bankers. Yet wc neglect them .and allow them  to burn as if they were a disgrace. Had we  better not learn before it is too late lo take care  of our forests and, particularly, to protect them  against fire?���������������������������Forestry Branch Bulletin.  MMWMVWMi  With the arrival of Spring*  you -will need Hardware  Paint for Houses, Barns, Cars, Buggies and  Wagons.  Paint oil, Machine oil, Auto oil, Axel Grease  Paint brushes. 0  Sharpie's Suction-feed Cream Separators',  Cream cans, Milk pails and Churns.  Garden Tools.  Ranges, Cooking utensils, tinware, enamel-  ware and aluminumwarc.  Harness and harness parts.  Our spring stock is arriving daily, and we  will bc in a position lo supply your wants at  lowest market prices.  FULTON HARDWARE CO.  '        ,      Plumbing Heating Tinsmithing  ENDERBY, B. C.  -n  Dromedary Dates  Norwegian Sardines  Marshmallow Cream  Goods delivered promptly  Duncan Bros.  The Store of Quality  What a . satisfaction there is in buying Diamonds .from a '-reputable concern that deals only in quality merchandise, and whose- gv-ir���������������������������.  .an tee and  advice may be depended  upon  absolutely.  Such   is   WJJITJ3VS   Jewellery Store.  Visitors are especially invited to visit this popular store, where ..-o  will show you Diamonds that will prove a wise and satisfactory purchase.  C. I WHITEN  Manufacturing Jeweller  G. JiEPGJUVJS, Manager repairs  VJSftNON, p.C.  UliANTS ANNVMJ' PASSES.  C. Vr ft. Encourages J^oyaJty in  Service.  The C.p.R., to encourage loyalty  in service, and recognize tbe principle of co-operation has, through  the president, Mr. E. W. Beatty, announced a new departure which  will, douhileps, be much appreciated.  -Tbie-is-the-5mnting^of=-annual^pass=  es to officers and employees and  their wir������������������������������������ under the following  classifications:  Employee on a general superintendent's district, who has had continuous service for a period of not  less than ten years, will be granted  an annual |>as������������������5 good over district on  which employed.  i Such employee, who has had continuous service for twenty ycars and  over, will be allowed annual pass  ^good over eastern or western lines  upon whichever employed. Em-  'ployce of any other department of  the" service will enjoy the same privilege as above, stating the territory over which pass is desired.  ���������������������������Head office employees who have had  fifteen years' service will receive  annual passes over eastern or west-  'ern lines where employed." Women  'employees are to be treated the same  ais men in this connection. This  action expresses the policy of the  C.P.R. to aim at the contentment  and loyalty of .the employees of  'whom there is an army of 60,000 at  '.present, including all classes.  I The Pension Fund,- a free gift of  the company, was the thought of  Lord Shaughnessy. The employees  contribute nothing."������������������ Already the  operation of the fund has wrought  great benefit. The effect, of it has  been to increase the contentment  and loyalty of the employees, to give  the sense of mutual co-operation,  and to stimulate the general, pur-  pose and interest of the company.  There are many all over the system  on the Pension Fund, which offers  protection in declining years. Mil-  T-ns of dollars are involved in the  ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������Vation of the fund since its induration.  Fresh Fish for  Friday  CEO. R. SHARPE  Wholesale   nnd   Retail   Butcher  Enderby, \l. C.  Jas. Pickson  WAh  ESTATE,  INSURANCE  GENERA^ AGENT  3cll Block Enderby  Farmer's Supply  Store  MARA,. 8. C.  Specials, for Cash !  Every   Saturday until  further  notice  we will allow a special discount of  25 per cent  on all purchases.  N. Pavlos,  Mara b  THURSDAY,    MARCH    25,    1920.  OKANAGAN  COMMONER  ul  Important Notice!  Department of iftnance  dominion of Canaba  Your Income Tax  Return  All persons residing in  business in Canada, are  Every unmarried 'person, or  widow, or widower, without dependents as defined by the Act,  who during calendar year, 1919,  received or earned f 1,000 or more. ���������������������������  Should be Filed  at "Once!!  Canada, employed in Canada, or carrying on  liable to a tax on income, as follows:  CLASS 1  Forms to be used in filing  "������������������������������������������������������returns  on or  before  the  31st of March, 1920.  Trustees, executors, admin s tr a tors, agents and  assignees must use  Form  Employers making a  return of- the names and  amounts paid to all directors, officials/ agents or  other employees must use  Form T 4.  Corporations and Joint  Stock companies making a  return of all dividends and  bonuses paid to shareholders and members during  1919, must use Form T 5.  NOTE.���������������������������Individual!! comprising partnership must (ilo.returns in their indiyi-  (iual capacity on Form T 1 or T 1 A.  PENALTY  Every person who is required  to make this return, who fails  to do so within the time  limited, shall be subject to a  penalty of $10.00 for each day  during - which the default  continues-and all such penalties shall he assessed and  collected from the person  liable to make the return In  the same manner in which  taxes are assessed and collected-  All other individuals,  who during ^calendar year  received or earned $2,000  or more.  Time Limit  All persons in Class 1, as  shown hereon, must file on  or before the 31st of  March, 1920.  All parsons in Class 2,, as  shown hereon, must file  on or before the 30th of  April, 1920.  General Instructions  Obtain Forms from the  Inspectors o,r Assistant  Inspectors of Taxation,- or  from Postmasters.  Head carefully all instructions on ..Form before  filling it in. - = *  ������������������**   a  Pre-pay   postage  on  letters and documents forwarded by mail to Inspectors of ^Taxation.   V.  Make your returns  promptly, and  avoid  _. penalties  Every  corporation   and  joint stock company, whose"  profits    exceeded    $2,000  during the fiscal year ended in 1919.  Address of Inspector of Taxation for this PUtrlct:   ..  VANCWVW B.C.  CLASS 2  Forms to be used in filing  returns on or before thc  30th of April, 1920:      '~  All individuals other  than farmers and ranchers  must use>Form T 1.  Farmers and ranchers  must use Form T 1 A.   ,  Corporations and Joint  Stock companies must use  Form T 2.  PENALTY  Every person required to  make a return, who fails to do  so wiihin the time limited,  shall be subject to a penalty  of twenty-five per" centum  of the amount of the tax  payable.  Any person, whether taxable  or otherwise, who falls to  make ���������������������������a return or provide  Information duly required  according to the provisions  of the Actv shall be liable on  summary conviction tb a  penalty of $100.90 for each  day during which the default  continues. " Also that, any  person making a false statement in any return or ih any  information required by the  Minister, shall be-liable,*on  summary conviction, to a  penalty note*ceeding $10,000,  or to, si? months' imprisonment or to both flne and  Imprisonment. '  Jl. W. PJIJ������������������APNJ������������������JI������������������ Commissioner of Taxation.  Plenty of fresji Air  If ow many people, when sicjv, do the very  thing thcy should not do. They close the windows'ancf doors, aye, even pull the bedcover over  the head and breath the fetid body poisons, instead of, throwing the windows wide open and  allowing the healing ozone to reach the lungs.  Many who arc recovering from influenza and  pneumonia Jacjc appetite and feel weak. Fresh  air is onc of the best tonic?.' Tt beats anything  you can taHe from a hoftle. ft will a rouse appetite, bring color to pale cheeks and strengthen  lungs if they have been weakened by influenza or  pneumonia. Physicians who would make their  patients well all tell them to. remain in the  open air as much as possible and be clothed  warmly. Any draughts should be avoided, windows should be open at the top and bottom in  every room of the homc, especially in thc bedroom. Tlie outside air at night and in rainy  weather i'- ;ust as necessary ;is it is during thc  day or in fine weather; therefore, do not shut  your bedroom and living room windows at night  or when it rains. '<���������������������������  Persons who, in recovering from influenza or  pneumonia, have lost in weight nnd strength,  should not depend unon medicine alone. Good  food is a more valuable tonic. Food should be  of the kiqd that gives the greatest nourishment.  Eggs and meat are excellent food, for some  persons. Others there are who do not eat meat at  all,1- yet arc quite as robust as those who do. Put  either meat or ��������������������������� eggs, when fried, arc not as  readily digested as when coolccd otherwise.  1 IVfeals should be taHen at regular hours so that  the stomach has time to digest thc food. However, if onc has lost weight, one should take a  glass of milk and a slice of hread and butter or  jelly hetween meals. Milk is recommended as  one of the most important foods for building up  a weakened body. AH food should be chewed  slowjy and well. This is of far greater import-  ^ance^than^what^yomeat.       . . y  REAL   [ESTATE   DEALERS  Legislation   Asked   to   Prevent   Re.  currence   of   Boom   Day   Flyers.  At a meeting of the Armstrong  Board ' of Trade held last 'week a  communication from ' the* Van-  co'uve r Board of Trade asked  that a' bill now' before the" Legisla'.  ture providing for the licensing of  rreal estate agents and Teal estate  salesmen be endorsed. After it had  been' shown that the purpose of the  bill was the protection o'f the public  fronu the unscrupulous "agent, and  the prevention of the recurrence of  ���������������������������the real estate conditions of 1913,  the bill was endorsed. Incidentally  it was stated that th^re were nineteen men "paying the local business  tax of five dollars as real estate  men.  An appeal to the Railway Com_  mission of Canada (for uniform  freight, passenger and express rates  on a mileage basis was also endo/s-  ed. This appeal originated with the  United  Farmers.  A lengthy letter from Hon. M*ar_  tin Burrell re request fo a-new post,  office was read. The .keyword with  reference to the government was  "retrenchment" and for tlie people  "patience". Postmaster Wright reported that he had' discussed the  matter with the postoffice inspector  recently and that the probability  was that in the JYale constituency  only Kamloops, Kelowna. and Penticton, where sites for new postoffices  had been purchased before the war  and where the need was even greater than in Armstrong, would have  new postoffices built this year.- He  stated- also that it was a rule that  the government should not buil-1  postoffices until the" revenue jiad.  roached $10,000. Up to that.'point  postoffices were always established  in rented premises. The revenue for  the current year ending March 31  at the local postoffice would t.oral  about $8,400. In another-year he  expected' it would reach $9,400. .  c In .'discuss'-;rig ' the subject -the  members felt.that.it would be ad.  -visable to keep on pressing the marl  tor^with^a view to a site being ptir_  chased this year and the office fnL  lowing next year for certain. - "Accordingly Mr. Winter's motion to  hat effect  was  passed.  A communication from the Agent  General for B. C. in London, England, requesting a-supply of stuffer  leaflets re Armstrong being considered it was decided to procure 200 0  and  forward  them.  Mr. "Geo. A. Smith gave a very  lucid andi interesting account of the  convention, of the Provincial Boards  of Trade at which he had represented  Armstrong.     There had "been  E"-  32 boards represented with 150  delegates present." In passing Mr.  Smith paid a tribute to the ability  of Mr. Chris Spencer as a presiding  officer. There were not many of the  questions dealt with that referred  to this section but a few were oC  local   interest.     Among these   was  ;i  Automobile Jollity for Fire Pamage  The Insurance Pepartment. at Ottawa has sent  out a notice to insurance companies which insure against liability for property damage to  the effect that if the company has authority lo  transact fire insurance, it may issue a policy  which insures the. owner of an automobile  against his liability or loss which may be occasioned by fire which results from collision or  any other accident in connection with the operation of the owner's car. Prior to this pronouncement by the Insurance Department, it has  been generally held that this clement of loss and  liability could not be insured against. Automobile owners should now see tliat their policy  either contains a clause or other wording making the company lable for this element of risk,  or should have endorsement to that effect attached thereto.  fordstow  Most economical and effective to operate; most serviceable tractor any farmer can invest in. " It will pay you to  investigate,    ������������������et iis sjww you.  Electrical trouble a specialty.  SAND'S GARAGE ENDERBY  Ford Dealer and Ropairt.  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  proposal of the ^Kamloops rl=\^%-i.  tion to Punbine the hydro-electric  proposition for the Okanagan Valley with a local irrigation scheir.e  There was no definite proposal however. The Vernon delegates had  been very urgent in their demand  that the Kamloops-Kelowna branch  of the C. N. R. should be completed  by October of this year, in order  that the rapidly increasing production of the Okanagan Valley might  be handled. The opening of Mara.  Sicamous road was the only proposal of its kind to receive the endorsement of  the convention.  Speaking on this subject J. M.  Wright reported that he had been  assured by Dr. K. C. MacDonald, M.  P. P.,' for the district that this road j  would be completed this year. It  would have been finished in 1919  but for the shortage of labour.  YEASTGAKES  There is more energy  Si\ a. pound of good  bread ma.de in the  home with Royal Yeast  Cakes than ih 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. CILLETT CO. LTD.  TORONTO  | $45,000,000  THEFTS I  PROM   CARS   SHOWN.  Booty Double That in Any Pre-  j War Year.  Wholesale looting of merchandise  in transit on the' railroads of the  United States caused a. loss of approximately $45,000,000 in 1919, according to United States ��������������������������� Railroad  Administration statistics made public  recently.  This is estimated to be more than  double the  losses' sustained  in any  pre-war year, but it is^ pointed out ���������������������������  that the increased cost of the com-.,  modifies stolen, roughly estimated to  average 85 per cent., must be taken  into  consideration  when, comparing  the losses in the days of low prices  with losses now. * Nevertheless there  has been a steadily Increasing num-  Vber of packages stolen, and the' organization   combatting  the" thieves  I have met an increased ingenuity in  . 'diverting goods from their owners.   ---,  ,    A technique of robbery has -been  .developed so highly that the methods  of "master  thieves"  are  similar in  the United States,,England, Prance;  - Italy and-Argentina, according/to a J  recent  report of the United  State*  , Chamber of Commerce In Argentina.-  Detectives;   however,    are  inclined  to    discredit    that    organization's  - belief tliat ��������������������������� "widespread international organization'' is at work stealing merchandise.  Substitution Js   tne   usual method  use<|    by t|������������������������������������    thieve*      Sometimes ,  boxes supposed to contain velvets are  found ������������������t tfceir destination to be filled  wlt|������������������ calico or other cheaper" grades  of cloth, but as ������������������ rule, waste .paper  Is. found-    These mre referred J-to:-as  "concealed ��������������������������� losses". by rail way* men.i  and arecespeciaHy difficult to-trace. ���������������������������  $a. the shipment leaves'and arrives -  apparently in good condition, and it  . is almost' impossible to discover at  What point tbe theft occurred.  The silk industry has been one of  the most, severely hit in the -last  year, and so great.has the risk become that ��������������������������� the Railroad Administration has been considering excluding  raw" silks from- -tbe privilege of  freight transportation by rail. The  Merchants' Association of New York,  through its traffic bureau, has protested against such an exclusion, advocating some less radical measure  to minimize or prevent the theft of  K|1V   "-    ��������������������������� alt. ���������������������������     '  Get Yow Favorite  MAGAZINE  AT   OVIl   ������������������|A.GA3S|XP   COUNTED  All   the   leading   periodicals   dis."  played so ttfS-t you can see them at  a- glance.        -    ���������������������������  Post1 Office  one  door  east  THE   |*OP(7(jAB   VARIETY   STORtf  Postoffice one door East  ENDERRY,  B.C.  Palace Uvery  Ed. Sparrow, Prop.  Vernon Road  Enderby  KING EDWARD  A name that stands for the best in hotel service  King Edward Hotel  P. H. MURPHY  Proprietor  Enderby  SSf OKANAGAN COMMONER  THURSDAY,    MARCH   25,    1920.  ODE   TO   THE   GIRLS.  (The publication of the following  discus-sum in rhyme has been -requested'by one of our lady readers.)  of  of  Little  girl  you  look  so  small,  Don't you  wear no clothes at all?  Don't you  wear no shimmy skirt?  Don't  you   wear  no   petty_coat?  ���������������������������lust   your   ccrsits   and   your   hose  Are   those   all   your ,. underclothes?  Little   girl,   you   look   so   slight,  When  1  see you  in  the light, ���������������������������  With   your   skirts   cut   rather   high,  Won't you  catch  a cold  and  die?  oVin't you   fraid  to show your calf?  It   must  make   the  fellows  laugh.  Little  girl,   what is  the cause  Why    your    clothes    are    made  gauze?  Don't you ,wear no undervest:  When  you  go out fully dressed?  Do  you   like   those  peek-a^boos  'S'e'.ul    of   normal   underclothes?  Little girl,  your spenders show  When  the sunlight plays on  you  T  can  see  your  tinted  flesh  Through     your    thinnest    gown  mesh.  Is it modest, do you  'spose  Not   to   wear   no   underclothes?  Little girl, I see your chest  Cause  you   go  around  half  dressed;  Yes, 1 see way past your throat  To  a  region  most  remote;  'Taint my  fault" now,  don't suppose,  Why   not  wear  some  underclothes?  Little  girl your sox  has shells  Of  those   little   tiny   holes;  Why you  want to show  ycur  limb,  r  don't know,  is  it a. whim?  Do  you  want to  catch  the eye,  Of each   fellow  passing by?  Little girl,  where, is  the charm  Tn   your   long   uncovered   arm?  In   the  V   behind .your  neck?   ���������������������������-  Is it for the birds to "peck?  Litlle girl.  I  tell  you  those  Ain't so   nice  as   underclothes.  Little girl, now listen  here,  . You  would   be just twice as  dear-  If  ynu'd   cover up. your   charms  Neck. back, legs and both your arms,  -1 would take you  to some shows,  If  you'd   wearisome underclothes.  V.ttle   girl,   your   mystery      '  Luring charms ancl  modesty  fs -what makes u's  fellows keen  To. possess a.-little queen;  Rut.no   lover���������������������������goodness   knows���������������������������  Wants  a  girl   "sans"   unde"cloUies.  S'rcoso   T   wandered   down   the   street  With  a loin  cloth  round my feet:*  S'pose  7'-wore  some harem  pants  Or no skirt like 'all my aunts,  Or  a  ringlet   through   my   nose,  They'd 'nrrest mc.  don't you s'pose?  1   wear  a  coat  of  mail,  Clothed   from   head   to   big   toe  nail;  I   must cover up  my form,  .  Even v.-hen  the weather's warm;'  Can't-enjoy   the  summer  throes  'Less I garb  in  underclothes.  Little  girl,   take  this  advice,  Ancl you'1'1 look just twice a s nice���������������������������  Wear  a   shimmy,   petti.coat,  Close   worked   sox���������������������������et   aussi   l'autre,  Those  unspeakable,  you  see!  There's  a  charm  in  lingerie.  A   REASONABLE    SUGGESTION.  A writer in the Vancouver Province says:  "The fact that at present prices  10 cents spent on bread will buy  about two and a quarter times the  amount of nourishment that 10  cents spent on potatoes exx buy,  shows how absurd; it is for housewives and restaurant proprietors to  waste money "on .buyiing potatoes  now. That is all the more evident  when we consider the further fact  that bread is in every way a better  food for digestion; and., body-building evr^n \vhen\ potatoes are sold  at less than half the present extortionate   price  charged   for   them.  "Careless and extravagant .purchasers   of   potatoes   need   to   reflect  d  that about 20 per cent of the pu*r_  chased weight of potatoes is wasted  in peeling, and beyond that 6 2.6  per cent is water which they can  ���������������������������get practically for nothing by turning on the water-tap. Further, how  few users of potatoes realize how  much better a meal they cain have  by toasting oi\ frying bread with  meats and other foods in place of  potatoes.  "The extortionate price of potatoes is the signal to warn us from  buying potatoes till they fall to  that, reasonable level. T. for ome,  will not buy potatoes except , for  seed to grow my own. Users of po..  'itoes need only take that sim'ple  course to save themselves, their  families and customers from being  plundered."  AISLE. TO MAKE A  BALANCE.  A   SIMtlN'G   SUGGESTION.  Leisure is that profitable time of  opportunity to get far enough away  'from your business to sec it as it is  ACCESSORIES  are n.obiceable. The [little details  of your toilet are of essential importance. A neat-fitting** collar in  ono of the season's new shapes,  neckwear that is becoming, shirts  of harmonizing color and design,  hosiery of quality and gloves that  are correct are necessary adjuncts  to a good appearance.  We are headquarters for the new.  est and  best in  MEN'S  FURNISHINGS  Spring .approaches and the  thoughts of the busy housewife turn  to seasonal cleaning. As Alderman  Meikle forci'ily pointed cut at the  Council meeting on Monday night","  there is need of. the thoughts of thc  busy businessman to turn' in"*1 the  same direction, especially so far as  the lnp.es of the dowri-town section  of. the city are -concerned. JWaste  paper, old..,rubbers,'shreds of cloih.  ing, .rusty tins, broken bottles and  other like debris do not- form a very  attractive spectacle, and visitors are  quite entitled to form the impression lhat the people of Kelowna, select  the lanes as a garbage ground.  The usual   spasmodic  spring tidy-  up   is   well   in   its  wa;-,     but     there  should   be   something   better,   something more  permanent.   If  the spirit  of  citizenship   was strong .enough to  have   a   dominating     influence,     the  mere  shame  of   presenting  an     unkempt town'to the view of strangers i  would   keep   our   streets  .and   lanes-  tidy, but it seems too much to hope  for  juch   a - keen   public   conscience.  Private   effort   is   irregular   and   un.  reliable,   an.d   the     proper     remedy  would   seem   to  be  a  municipal   garbage   system,    taxing   occupants   or  owners  of property a  fixed  sum  per  month     for     keeping     their     street  frontage and lanes neat, the amount  to   be  collected  -monthly  along   with  xifa^^trrlft-ir-^m u n k-i p a 1���������������������������c h a r ges-=-f *^  j water ancl  light.     The service might  be confined to the more thickly settled  portions of the town and  could  be carried  on  easily  by  the scavenger   in   addition   to  his  other  duties,  tho   monthly   fees,   or   a   portion   of  them,   going   to   remunerate   him.���������������������������  Kelowna  Courier.  'Here is a peck of .hard sense from  our old frieind Ira C. Jones, who, hy  the way,' is one of ^Enderby's old  boys who has made good at the  Coast.  "I keep very busy, have a number  of men working all the time and as  the  cost  of  materials  go  up  I  also  go up] so I do not see any difference"  from when  I  got  $1.50   per  to  get-  tingj $8.'00   per.     At the end of the  months I   am   able   to  m'ake a balance and  so  it goes.     I  often  wonder   where   we   are   drifting  to   and |  where  it  is going  to  stop  and  eind. I  One  thing T. was  amused  about was ���������������������������  a  man  making  the statement about!  the  bootlegging.     Now,  I   am   about  a  great   deal   and  1  clo  not see ^ior  yet   hear   of   very   much   going .on.  But one must get news about a place  away  from 'home.     We are all well  ���������������������������and  tlie  girls  are  as  full-grown  as.  their     mother";     only   seems   a  few j  years   since   I   arrived, at   E,nderby.:  Makes  me  think  I  must  be  getting j  up  to  middle life.     We have had  a '.  lovely  winter  ancl  for  me no  cause !  for   complaint."  ; Some Good  Numbers of  the latest  Books  "Rallnbow Valley", Montgomery;  "Janet of Kootenay", McKowan;  "The Touch of Abnsr", Cody; "The  Great Impersonation", Oppenheim;  "The Man of the Forest", Zane  Gray; "The. River's End", Curwood;  "The Sky. Pilot in No Man's Land",  Connor.  rwwwwwwwwwwwm wirwiw^rrn  Enderby  Hospital Drive  A. Reeves  Druggist-and Stationer.  ENDERBY.  Want-Ads  3c a woril first insertion, 2c a word  each insertion thereafter:   25c minimum charsre: ��������������������������� 10c extra  I whore cash docs nor. accompany order.  FOR SALE ��������������������������� Heavy horse, 1400,  rising 10. guaranteed sound. L.  J.   Proctor,  Yanakie   Ranch.  mch.25.3tc  WANTED���������������������������Farm horse, about 1400.  State  age,  price and  weight.   Box  . No.  G. mch25  FOR SALE���������������������������A snap; one bay geld.  ing, 9 years old, no' blemishes,  good driver, good saddle horse,  weight     1000. Apply     Almon  Spencer,   on   the   Sparrow   home.  stead,   Grindrod. mch25.3tp  W\  We need  your  help.  It is our intqntion this year to raise the sum of  $2,500 to build and equip an isolation ward in con.  nection with the present hospital building.  We are confident the people of Enderby, Grindrod,  Mara and Mabel Lake districts are prepared to back  up our efforts.  If all will do so the objective will be reached without'hardship  to anyone.  To start with, it is our purpose to canvass the districts named, above for members. The membership fee  is only $1.00. Anyone so disposedvmay contribute more  than the membership fee..  An   isolation   ward   is  necessary  if the  effectiveness  -of the Enderby Hospital is to be maintained.  You know this as well as we do.  Knowing it, we feel you will be only too pleased to  help us.  -    It is our purpose to start a "Drive" for:the amount  necessary "to build and equip the isolation  ward.  In aid of this drive a subscription list will be opened  on April first, at the Walker Press office.  "Watch next week for the opening names.  This list will be open up to May 13th.  ���������������������������   On,  May   13th   canvassers   will   cover   the  Grindrod-  Mara.Mabel Lake districts.        ��������������������������� r% -  To enable them to do so four automobiles will be  ���������������������������required one day each. Automobile owners willing to  contribute  will kindly notify  the Hospital  Board.  Between  May   15th  and  24th  canvassers" .vill  cover  r.  Enderby city and district. ���������������������������   .  The "Drive" will end on May 24th, TAG DAY.  As already stated, wejrequire the assistance of ALL.  Help us and we will soon have one of the most  completely equipped little hospitals in the Interior of  B. C.  Don't say "No."    _ '  Enter this-Drive with the interests of -the district  at heart and see how.quickly and easily the objective'  will  be reached.  EXDETCTW  HOSPITAL  BOARD,  CHAS.   HAWKINS,  President.  MRS.   GEO.   RJ   SHARPE,  Secretary-Treasurer.  eiks^ibpseekkk Baaaaaaaaaaa  Adjourns    for    Master    Holidays.  There is said to be no prospect  of the logis'latnro completing 'its duties ijjforo Easter. Premier Oliver  announces that it would be impossible to dispose of the important  business before the House in time  for a prorogation before the holidays, fie does not expect that the  budget will be down before Wednesday of this week at the earliest,  while he sees the necessity of devoting a good deal of time to legislation already before the House and  yet. to come. An adjournment,  therefore, will be taken .from Thursday evening, April 1, until Tuesday  morning,  April   6.  ENDERBY  SUPPLY  CO.  TENDERS   AVANTED  Tenders will be received to April  10 on the frame building west of  the Methodist church, formerly occupied by the Live Wire Club. Any  tenders or bids not necessarily accepted.     Address  G.  H.  SMEDLEY, Enderby.  FOR SALE���������������������������A brick cottage on Regent street, near river; lot 72x290  feet; hot ancl cold water fixtures;  four rooms and bath; good concrete cellar: no encumbrances;  litle clear. J7or price and particulars apply, Mrs. B. ff. Binch,  4127 7th \\\, Point Grey. Vancouver. B.C. j2!)-4t  SHANKS FOR SALE���������������������������Applv, Harry  Worth.   Lumby   P.O. ,       j29-tf  A. HEEVES  vv.m..  A.F.&A,M.  End������������������r1>y Lottfff .No. 40  RoK'ilsir . mentiiiKH. first  Thursday on or after the  full moon ntSp. m. in Masonic Hull. Visitinp  Hrethren cordially  invited  C. H. HEEVES  Sugar is scarce  faut we can supply yow  w*th all the syrup  you require  Mw'rWwr  Five Roses Flour  -Groceries  -������������������n4*rhMM?.=  Canadian Food Control    license" No. 8-J|7J!7Q.  ENDERBY   LODGE  No. 35. K. of P.  Meets 1st & 3rd  Monday eve  in Masonic Hall.    Visitorscor-  dially im it il Lo attend.  WM.ANREHSON.C.C  -H. M. WALKEK, K.K. S  K.J. GOT.TART.  M.F.  EUREKA LODGE-.NO 50  r. 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.  H. A. Teece,  Sec.  Try our SALT HERRING  SALT COP  Heinz' Sweet Mixed Pickles & JCetchup  Agents for Massey-Harris i'ann implements  TEECE & SON  ENDERBY  Enderby Branch 'G..W..V. A.  The Enderby branch of the G.'-W.  V. A. meets every lsl and 3rd Wednesday in the Drill Hall at 8 o'clock  p.m.. All visiting comrades are welcome. E. A. Robertson, Sec.  ^ C. SKALflNG, B. A.  Barrister, Solicitor,  Notary Public.  INSURANCE  Bull Blk. Enderby, B.C.  FOK  SALE���������������������������The  famous  registered  Clydesdale     stalion,     "Jim     Belmont."      Apply,     Geo.    Stowards,  -Enderby; mll-3p  JHUFI?  \VVAXPOTTJ3S  Our birds have .taken���������������������������*,the best oi  the prizes wherever shown, including special for best male of the  breed at Vancouver Provincial  1920  Splendid layers. Eggs for hatching. Utility pen, $2 per 15; exhibitionpen; $5 per 15.  MRS. n. WOUTW  mll-4 , Lumby,  B.C.  BARKED   PLYMOUTH   HOCKS  Just a few grand Breeding Cockerels left, from $3/50 to $10.00.  Eggs for hatching, $2.00, $3.50 and  $5.00 a setting. All stock and eggs  from,  our  champions.  H.   A.   ALLISON,  mll-tf Armstrong  I

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