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 f v.*'-y  .-���������������������������*   \  $T  IP  ./-  &  INr WHICH IS MERGED THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY.  Vol.  13, No.  17, Whole No.  GST  ENDERBY, B. C.THURSDAY, MAY 27, 1920  Subscription, $2 a year; 5c copy  S*  Hospital Field Day  Enjoyed by Larg*e Crowd  Hospital Field Day opened fair.  Tho warm sunshine mellowed the  breeze coming from the snow-tipped  mountains miles away. It was inot  too warm, nor was it cold until late  in the afternoon. It was a day  t'hiat alii could enjoy without overheating.  There were no special trains as in  days of yore to bring the' crowd and  to -give the celebration, spirit, and  the crowd gathered slowly. On the  'aurivat of the Armstrong band several selection's were given to enliven  .the occasion.  Promptly at 110:15, followimg several selections by the Armstrong  band., entnies'fo.r the children's races  were called /for. These were r.un on  Gill* Street and were participated by i  all children' not too busily engaged  sipping ice  cream  cones.  Girls, 12 and under���������������������������1st, Elsie  Link;   2nd,  Ruth Grab am.  Gi'nls 9 and under���������������������������1st, Evelyn  Hun iii;   2nd,  Cary  Carefoot.  Girf's 7 land under���������������������������1st, Jenn  Bale; 2nd, Mary Mack; 3rd, Frances  Lake.  Boys 12 amid- under���������������������������list, Gcorgie  Bell; 2nd, Wesley Baird- 3rd, Howard Speers.  Boys 9 and under���������������������������1st, Howard  Spears;     2nd,     Edgar    Vogle;    3rd,  Walter Dunn.  Boys 7 and  Skjrrime; 2n'di,  Henry Vogle.  Bicycle   race-  Mara;"  under���������������������������1st,   Clifford  J'omim'y   BeT.i;      3rd,  Patula,  -1st,   Henry  2n(d', Ernie Slvymme.  Parade  to  Grounds. -   '   _*- ,  ..    Atr,- 11:30   tlhe    _Armstrong .band  lead   .tiie ."��������������������������� waiiy - to.   the    recreation  flaws that lost them 'the game. They  lacked the tight, smug .playing t'liac  wins, and cam be 'diovefoped. only by  hard practice and' rigid  couching.  Armstrong's team did'not show  up iio -advantage in the ���������������������������first few  times to bat, but when tho old 'heads  at tho game such as Sieol Fiislior,  Shaw, CadyVand Todd, tightened up  the, 'team and- started to bore, itihey  made a hard combination' to beat.  And yet It was the home team's  errors 'in fielding tlhal let them win  the 'game.  A lead of five up to the fifth dnni-  in'g should 'have cinched the game  i'or En'dierby but in the sixth and  .-,ever/.*'t tltfe visitors added, six runs  as a result of the home team's loose  :nfielc:\lg.    The gaime by innings.:  McPhcrson 'ed oh' for Armstrong  by j>trH"i''ii'g out. Jo'linston hit to  Johnson and died at first. Fisher  walked to first and wias pushed on  to third iby Shaw hitting to short  v.ilno dropped' tlhe ball -and .failed in  getting, .it to first. With Fisher on  third and Shaw on second it looked  "like tih e start of a Eols-he movement om the 'home plate when. Cady  came u.p. Cady hit to Johnson aud  stopped at first.  Mason led for Enderby. . He bit  to McPherson who finnl/ed- and was  saU'e on first; stole second, 'and third.  Grant fanned. Reidi 'hit to Fisher  and  went out.    Bragh. .fanned.  Armstrong drew another blamk in  , the second. Todd >hit to George  | Graham! and was' stopped at first.  j Gimiliiam also stopped there and Collis struck out.- .  .      Eindei.by .put two" over in it'he s'ee-  Sninitiai'y  Enderby  $1051.20  Dee))  Creek   ............ 1 0 "*.."> 0  Mara   ........  . G2.r>0  Mabel   Lake   Vallev   ..... 39.00  Field   Day  $1,25S.20  results. .......  .1,076.00  scored on Todd's singile; Todd, stole  second auncl went to third on Graham's pop Ito Johnson -who threw to  first. Duncan dropped vhe bull in  litis anxiety to throw to third and  Graham was safe. Empke sacrificed  to-,.let Todd score 'ami advance Graham. McPherson hit to centre and  GraJhia.ni. scored. Johnston -hit to  Johnson 'and retired  the teann.  In the sixth Duncan singled and*  got s.rO'Uuldi 'as far as third while  Mason,   Grant   and   Reid   were   fan- 40 ,iOQ ...  ���������������������������"'���������������������������'-nS- Out   cf this   amount   must ibe  de-  Fisher   stjairtled   ihe   fireworks   in ducted X-he  expenses  of 'the  celebra-  '.ihe  seventh   by   hitting  to   first.     A  tion,  wh.i'ch  will be known  in. a day  bad throw  and" pas's  ball   gave  h,i,m  oi'    'twn-  .���������������������������am'ountin's   to    something  ,     ,,,          , .,    .      ���������������������������    ,,                _,l;n the  no.:glnborhoou  of   $400.00.  second;   Shaw   hut   to   Gralham   and ---    I o  went  out;   Cady  singled,  audi Fisher i Deep Crock  scored; Todd to Graham was safe on! \V.   E.   Waby  .$10.00  first by a   wild  throw;   Reid .made a!-A.   Anderson   .       5.00  in  <=pp  !J-*- McD.   Jamieson      5.00  0       ,".' E.   IL.   Naylor     ....'...      5.u0  _u i T.   A.   Sharpe      5.00  ! L.   Watkins    .-   A.   E.   Joihnston    . .'"'  G.   W." Johnston   ������������������... .  .  .        . , ,   , ,,.    Wm.   Fortune      am a   drive   to   centre;   Johnston hit. Mi,,s     woodhouso  safe   to   centre   in'fieldi  'and   Graham i R.   Anderson    .....  Obj ective Almost  Reached in $2,500 Drive  nv  T  Wm.   Owe iii  Skyrme  Anonymous  2.00  2.00  10.00  fine stop  ond  'and  at  home.  Brash,  ond and  of Graiham's single  Todd   scored1   on   pass  Colllins died  at  first,  base 'hit to *left,  stole  sec  third 'and scored on  GraJh  ...... '5.00    5.00    5.00  ..... '5.00  *  4.00    3.00  .  2.00  '..... -2..00    2.0.0    .2.50  . .... 2.00  ..... a.oo    3.00  D.   Lindsay  . 5.00  i J.   McQueen     ...... '2.00  Mason (hit safe, G riant; Mrs".   Smith 7. 11.00  ! Mrs.   Kenny      .1.00  came  home.     Sparrow   and   Lindsay  t'anned  and   Duncan, died  at first.  In the eighth Empke drove a two-  bagger   to   centre;   McPherson     aiidji.   Girllck'   Johnson     struck     out    and     Fisher J Mais. A. Hayhurst  stopped alt  first.    ',"      . !A-   Grant   ......  John   Gavin    .  J.   Greeniw.ood  J.   Mollis   . . . ,  R.    Davidson  Mabel  Jas. Baird . . . .  R. & J. 3. Cooke  Miss E. Cooke .  Miss   S. ��������������������������� Cooke   .  H.   CokDko       Jno.   Dale ,   .Pete   Gossen   . . .  E.    MeGonc-.gaU    .  Mr.   McNab      Jerry   iSibaniheng  P.a*u.l   Stainer    . .  Louie Wejr . . .  Henry Sinvard .  W)ilfred   Simard  Lake Valley  $62.50  Knderby  City  appropriation   . . .  F.  II.   Barnes      Rev.  J.  A.   Dow  ���������������������������ground..   .There were  few -decorated-ond.,- Graham- 'was '���������������������������uiit"'byVthe-.ball  ������������������������������������������������������.ponies, "bicycles .und.pedestrians,, birt-'aii.d.-lto^  In each class some, of "the characters'out  orii  bunting .the    third., strike;  wie're" particularly 'good.; ',  *"       I-Spar row drove "to centre and 'scored  Pony���������������������������Miss   Johnson,   1st;    Little  Gra'baimi;" Uindsay folficwelcl  Gold Brotic-'-s,  2nd;     Cecil Sherlow. same  kind  of   a   hit   and.  with itihe  Sparrow  1st;  'and  'anid Eugene Colquette, 3rdi.  iBlcyclle���������������������������Bruce     Colquette,  Henry Walker, 2nd.  Pedestrian  ���������������������������  Eveiyn   Dunn  Sally Walker,   1st.  Men's l������������������aces.  Iimmediately om arriving    'at  'grounds entries  for th'e  men's r  were oalledi for.   Following  were the  winners in  the order  named:  100   yards���������������������������Geo.   Johnston  Creek)      A.     E.     Johnston!  Adams.  - '22 0  yards���������������������������A.  E. Johnston",  Johnston,, Theo. Adiani's.  Relay���������������������������(Won   by  Endeirby  ���������������������������A.   E.   Johnston,   Geo.   Johnston,  Theo. Adams 'amd R. Sp'arrow.  ���������������������������Hoys'    Bnsebu,?,!.  Enderby   and   Armstrong     junior  t1������������������nTi^lTjb"yWd=lI''^^  mlorniivg.     It   was   rather   one-si'd'od,  with some good paying in1 spots.  Emderby battery, consisting of  G-eorgie Sparrow and Jackie Jones,  wias too much for the visitors and  in batting, too, Eiiiil.er.by put it over.  Tlie ii'Git result of the 'ga'me was 24-0  .and th'e score tells the story.  TjcaK'iic liascball Gaim:.  If one miiay judge by the playing  nf the first gaimie o,f the season Enderby ihas ithe makings of a fair  baseball team provided the boys devote time enomgih to p nae Li cling ancl  develop .more of the staying qualities of the igam'eV In spots they  played well, in others���������������������������they know-  how "rotJten", df t'hey could hear  what the rooters said:. Charlie  Johnson pitched good balll early in  the game, but seerated to Hose Hieart  when tlhe ,10116101 ifailed to give the  support he should have 'had. It was  . only in the last of the game that the  visitors  hit  lliini   effectively.  Findlay Brash, behind the bat  stopped1 most of them, but iilad the  awkward' habit of stepplinig into tiie  diamond to throw to first or second.  This not onljilooked bad, but occupied time that sihoullid 'have been  given the ball. There were oltiher  plays of a simillar, nature .pulled off  by the home boys and. it was  these  scored;  Duncan andi Graham fanned  with  Liindslay  on third. o  Empke'hit to Reidiat second who  f'aiiled to 'hold "it.    McPherson hit to  j Johnson:    and     stopped.       Johnston  picked   out   a   nice  one   for  ia  safe  the  dliuve to lef.t field,;  Fiisher sacrificed-;  aces   Shaw   drove   to   'centre   and   scored  JQiupke  'amd.   Johnston;   Cady   struck  out.  Grant sw.ting too hard to connect;  Reiid was satisfied with a safe drive  to right; Brias'h Panned; Johnson  sinlgl'&d* to centre and Reid.-scored;  Sparrow, nit to first and got there  but wias caught 'at second by Fisher;  Johnson scored.  I.ty. the .fourth Armstrong went cut  without scoring. Todd hit to Gnaih-  aimi. vino made a good stop, and  s to pi>ed=^"t="fi ImV^G ra'liam s i ngl eti"  but di'ed at se condi; Cclllis hit to  Jomnson   but   (Jhe   bal'.l   didn't     sticl  second half  stopped aft first; -Raid struck out  and Bras'li was called out for hitting the -ball a second; time as he  started on a, bunt to first.  Jn the ninth wiibh the score 9-io  Shaw ..caanle. u,p for Armstrong, was  parsed to-first; Cady >and Todd went'  oiut at first but not until* Shaiw had  succeeded lin getting over the plate  with the score , that" tied' the - game  up. It Was,the ofd heads, that won  the, game.'"'Endierby's'-young players  H.   Smith-   .....  M.   Lloyd    .   Olga E. Carlson  Agnes Carlson .  A   Fri'end    .-. . . .  1.00"  2.00.  5.00  5.00  ���������������������������10.00  Mr..  Mrs.  Mr.  Mr.  i Mr.  i Mr.  (Deep  Theo,  Geo.  team)  went to .batt,.; in-".the .ninth. ���������������������������  wit'ho.itj^j-j.g  Br ash .hit ^to ^centre and jl. .B._ Massey  was  stopped! 'at-"first;-'Graham   Can- JMr.  & Mrs. -E  ne'd;   Johnson singled  past first and  Sparrow  was stopped there.  ���������������������������   Charlie    John'son    was ��������������������������� "all    in"  when   the It'enth   inning  was   ealled.  He hadn't the. control nor the speed  to shut out the visitors.     Col/is was  first  up.     He fanned.   _ Empke   was  ���������������������������passed,   to   first. '  McPherson  hit   to  centre    and1     went    'out;     Johnston  sin'gled to.third and Empke scored.  Fiisher   singled   anj:l   Shaw   made  Ma ra-  fi: Mrs. T. Morton   . .  W'eir  &  Mrs.  Kellett  & Mrs. Ru.pert Davy  .CWariesworth'.  & Mrs. F. Dean  T.   Gray --.". ..".....  Robertson".  $105.50  ..? "5.00  .     5.00  .     2.00  .     5.00  . .      5.00  .     '2.00'  , . .20.00  . .      2.50,  .r*'2 00  had twdee the  weight ianid size," they,  could    not    hoi'd    iflve    Salmon    Arm  jiouhgislt'ers out "of tho net. They "shot  five 'goals  to   Air,mstrong's three.  I'liidci'by-Salinon   Arm   Jtaseball '-  ���������������������������In   this   game,   cailled late in  itihe  day, the visiting team had. the  best  of  it  J'romJ the  start.     Elmer  Grant  was in the box for Enderby aialdl, in  a sip.cts,   did   some   nice   work.     As   a  base hit to third. Cady 'hit to  John'son and was safe. With 'three  bags full Todd 'hit ' to ilhiird; and  Johnson was caught at third and the  team retired.  Enderby had a flighting' .chance  but mot a batting chance. Lindsaiy  fanned; Duncan was stopped t-at  first; Mason sinigled; -and wa!s on  second when Grant fanned, the bail  he was going to' put over the 'fence.  Enderby.  -1���������������������������2���������������������������3-4���������������������������5-G^7��������������������������� S-9-10-  Mason, If  Grant, 3b  Rcid, 2b  r  Brash, c  Graham, 93  Johnson, p  Sparrow, cf  Lindsay, nf  D'unca.n, 1 b  0  and he was safe on first;  Empke hit  to Graham  and stopped /at  finst.  In the fourth Enderby failed to  score. Dimdisay, popped to Shaw in  the box, and stoppedl; Duncan made  first but was stopped s;ealimg second, ancl Mason'fanned.  Armistrong added one in the. fifth.  McPherson hit to Duncan at first  and went out. Johnston hit 'to centre, was safe on Sparrow's fumble,  and scored' on a pass ball. Short McPher'n  Grailiiam made ni fine pickup of Fisher's infield] drive and Steel stopped  at-first. Shaw went out*-on a pop  to Johnson.  Enderby added three in the fifth.  Grant took first on balls; Reid went  out at firs';; Brash singled and  Grant scored; Graham hit to Shav,  and stopped: Johnson singled and  scored Brash- Sparrow scored Johnson on a' double to centre; Lindsay  made a drive 'to centre that should  have'been good for a home run had  th'e grass been deep enough, but  stopped runining at first. .  1  0  I  0  0  1  ,0  1  1  0  1  .0  1  iO  1  '0  0  ,0        0  0       0   ���������������������������  0  0'      0  0  1       0  ;1    " 0  0     5  0  0  0  0  team conditions wore -against them,  as'most of the boys wero tired out  from the efforts -put forth in the  lei'gue 'game witti Armstrong. They  felt their weakness .and did. not ipv.'.  ���������������������������!I-.e )Ki*p inlo the gpiir.e^nen&as'a'ny to  The   score"   of   13-3   tells  the  1  ss 0  JJohnson, cf   0,  Fisher, 2b  ������������������haw, p  Oady? c 0  Todd', 3b  Graham, IB  Collis, rf  Emipke, 1-b  0 2 3 0 3  Armstrong  3  4   5  0  1  0  0   2   0   0    (0  0  ���������������������������0  0  !���������������������������  0  8  0  0  0  10  0  .1  0  0  0  Uimpires-  strong  0   0   2   0   13   3   0   1-1  Balls,     Kimball,    Arm-  bases,  C.  Fravell,  Ender.by.  "Lacrosse  Game  Salmon  Arm., has 'a  lacrosse  team  that will be of the first rank iif the  win.  story. .  -  Notes  Armstranig's band provided a  liberal amount of music, and thai  given lin. 'tlhe evening conceitt was  -o f^a���������������������������1 i'i g-h=sta-nd!a!-d=-an d^-p aj-ti&u 1 ai-1 y_  onjoyable.  Enderby Theatre 'was crowided in  the evening to see the Farnu/m  special, and fiater to taike part in the  dance given by, tlie Enderby orchestra in aid of thc Hospital Fund. The  next results of this d'ance added $05  to the fund..  Thc meals furnished, by the ladies  at tho Hospital tables were greatly  relished   ancl   highly ipraised.  Salmon Arm had a quartette of  roo'ters of the fair r,ex that ought to  have fanned tlie Enderby lads 'to  victory, and no doubt would 'have  done so had thcy been able to get  rid   of   Umips.  tSalnion Ami .was better represented than: any of the sister towns,  a pact which Enderby should not fail  to rememiber when the big picnic is  hold  at the Arm  on August  12th.  ���������������������������All .diish.es' that were left at the  Hospital table booth, with eatables,  wii.li be founid at the home of Mrs.  A. Reeves.  A.  H.   M.   Walker     -.  Enderby   Supply. Co.    .  J.   F."  Murphy   .......  A.   C.  Skaling      Duncan   Bros  .  A.   Reeves   S.  Teece  &  Son  Fulton  Hardware  Co.   ,  ,"������������������.' B.   Dill       Geo.   R.   Sharpe   .".  Dr.   H.  W.   Keith.  Jas.  E.  Leslie   ........  Mr.   and  Mrs.- L.   Funk  W|. "J.   Woods    ,  S.  H.   Speers   .........'.  Mr.  &  Mrs.  Colquette. .  "J: ..Tedford    .......   F.  Hassard   H.   R.* Wilson    '. .  Y������������������ O "U    . ���������������������������.   Graham. Rosoin'an    . . .  Carl " Jlohnson "..-.....  J.  W.   Glen   . . . . A  C V H:  Re eves ~? _.'".'.".". ."  E.   Rogers ;...........  Mrs.  -Ellington"   ......  J.   S.   Morris    ...'.:...  W.   J.   Lemke     ...  J.   Martin     -.  Orjan   Singh    .........  Mrs.   Birrell    .   Mrs.   Jas-.   Airth    .:-....  Saim   Roberts    .'.......  Enviiva   Carlson   .   Rev. J. H. Gretton  Robt. ' Roberts    .   Mrs.  B.' J. Carlson  S.   F.   Hartry    ........  Mts.  J.  A.  Utas   ......  F7   S.   Johnson    ........  Mrs.   Ed.   Emeny      P.   K.  -Mowat      Mrs.   Fairnhurs-c    .....  J.   K.   Fraser      Hop   Sing       H.    Antil'jla  A.    P.ush    ... j. ...... .  P.   J.   Ruttan. ........  Pa.ul    .............  Larson       Poison    JsM alio 1=^.=_-^^j..^^.^.-_._.;  A.   Faiulknor   ......  .$ 5.00  . 5.00  . 5.00  . 5.0 0  .     5.00  2.00  .      2'.00  2.00  2.00  .     il.SO  " 1.50  .     ,1.00  J1.00  1.00  $39.00  $500.00  25.00  25.00  . 15.00  15.00  15.00  15.00  15.00  '" 15.00  15.00  15.00  15.00  15.00  ,15.00  10.00  10.00  ilO.OO  10.00  10.00,  .10.00"  , . 10.00  JVio.oo"  ,     10.00  ��������������������������� 5.00^,  - ' 5.00-  5.00  .''-: "sJoo"  ?   "   5.00  5.00  '   -* 5.00  ,5.00  * '5.00  5.00  ���������������������������     .5.00  5.00  5.00  5.00  5.00  2:00  - '2.00'  -2J00  A.  Ed  J.  J^  A.-  .Tim   McMahon    . . . .  "���������������������������"'.   Ei liot   .   D.   S.   Mowat       K.   Man warning    . . .  O.   Jonies   H.   F.   Benjamain    . .  Jim   Mason   Mrs.   R.   Fredrickson  F.   J.   Bossley   .....  \V.    11 u IT'ir.'am     ......  W.   Currile    .......  Friend   T.   C.   Ashton    . . . . .  Jas.   Evans   ........  Sid    Ba'rd    ........  AV.    A i'rth       A.   Zettorgreen    . . . .  13.   H.   Olson      A.   H.   O'sen     ,  2.00'  2.00  2.00  '2.00  2.00  2.00  2.00  2.-D0  2.00  2.00  2.00  2.00  2..00  -2.00-  H.   Bouert  With the score S to 3 Armstrong's!hoys keep uip the high standard they  old (heads pulled a tilgihlt rein 'on set in the game with 'the Annstiiong  the Armstrong youngsters and start- intermediates. Little fellows all of  ed the boring process. Cady went them, but' they have som'e ccnibin-  t,o   first  on   balls;   sfcoile  second   and  atiion*.  " While   the   Arm'strong  team  Gate   receipts  $540.85  Net  from meal tables       2 5 0.75  Net  from refreshments   ....     |03.76  Net .from tag boxes. .....'..   125.65  Net from  dance   ..........     65.00  Added  to  Hospital   Fund.. $1076.01  Mrs.   G.   Folkard  J.   Gardner  D.* Jones    ......  Geo.   Robinson    . .  Prunes  .  Franik   Malve    . . .  B'hol'a   Sihgh.    . . .  Tapur   Singe  Luka   Si nigh    . .    .  Niar.m   Sirlgjli     . . .  Seb'a   Singh'  Jabal   Singh  Theo.   Adams    . . .  Ben   Hamilton.    . .  W.   Wells       W.   H.   Hutchison  Ho   Dep    .......  Mrs.   A.   Green    . .  Hong   .   Fred   Abbott  2.0,0  2,00  2.00  2.00  2.00  2.,00  2.00  2.00  2.00  2.00  2.00  2.00  2.00  2.00  2.00  1,00.  1.00  1.00  3.00  1.00  1,00  1.00  1.00  1.00  1.00  1.00  1.00  1.00  1.00  '1.0 0  1^00  1.00  1.00  1.00  1.00  1.00  1.00  1.00  1.00  1.00  1.00  Continued on lust rase S'<S-"^S.'^kA^'-'  OKANAGAN  COMMONER  THURSDAY, MAY 27, 1920  *u  &Iumacput  mmnmitt  in which is mcr.ere ! The Enderby Press and Walker's "Weekly  Published every Thursday at Enderby,-B.C.*.  by The  Walker Press, at  '    :j   ,   pur year; S1.00 six. months.  H. ,YI.   WALKER :'  Tiil/ilSDAY. MAY 27. 1920  Hospital Field Day Results  such articles as cigar and cigarette holders and'  pipes  costing  over $2.50,  humidors   and   olher j  equipment  tor  smokers,  hunting,  shooting  and  ri,ding garments, fancy pockel knives, gold, sil-  . ver, ebony -and ivory toiletware, jewelry, articles  1 ol*   silver  adapted   for   household  or   oflice  use;  !wearing apparent  (except as mentioned above).  j liveries, Oriental rugs, expensive carpets and cur-'  i tains ami chandeliers.   This lax is payable by the!  P-vnrahle   weather,   a Fair program of   snorls.! V"}'7h^ ^ ^' l������������������������������������"c of purchase  a   moral  amount   oi'  hand   music,  and   firs I-class  hot im-ah serviul tin lhe ground bv the ladies ol  Ti)v at   SA)   ecu Is,  made   the   Hospital   Field  success.     Larger crowds  Twenty per cent on mechanical player pianos,  graphophoncs and 'mechanical musical instruments and records used therewith.  Fifty per cenl on articles of gold for household  i\n<!  Ony '-elebration  a   real     ....       _,  .  have iJarticipaled  in  Fmpire Dav celebrations in , U"SHm     ,   ..      ,        , ,    -, ��������������������������� ,    ,  ������������������������������������������������������ c      i  Enderbv.  but  never a   bellor-uaiured  crowd.    If .    ' jc 1mUo1' t^'o taxes to be paid at tune of sale  -or  complaint   the   com-, b-vp l,c. "l^u.lacltirer or  when  imported  ��������������������������� '   ���������������������������       ���������������������������       .vis>'ed 'Vvln.g cards���������������������������lAe a pack on cards soiling at,  1 *" * s     .wholesale rates not over -$25 per gross of packs.:  ther.  was  never  anv   reason  plain is were  no!   registered,  an.!   lhe day  off wilh llu- besl of spin"! prevailing.  Hi  i    -.win   me   i-n.ni   wi   r> ;iiii   in u \ i.u ii iii^. ���������������������������  i   -1\ j i [���������������������������..->- i  Fi������������������ Ul   Day  saw   the    climax    of    lhe    Hospilal  ���������������������������Afc a pnck on  car������������������,s ovcr *io  Vvr S���������������������������ss ������������������f  ���������������������������ive   lor   -VJ.���������������������������">(!(>,   lo   be   used   oy   me   r.ndornyV    The "Why" of High Taxes  MllJIJHIllllliillllillllliililliiiHllllliiilliiiiiiiiiliiiiiiiiilliiilliliiiililii;  SERVICE ^ SATISFACTION  Hospilal Board in the erection of an isolation  ward in connection with the hospilal and I'or lhe  equipment of the same. Preliminary lo lhis. llie  town and dislric! had been prelly- thoroughlv!  canvassed and. with the eilv's appropriation of!  ' $500     ' .     . - . . .      :  Figures  recently published, showing Canada's  present   financial  position,   must   forcc   the con  the. relurns from   thc  bring  lie  gross  resu  laa  boxes,   which   should  Is ol*  the-dav  to S1100 or  .The grea  necessarily   mean   national   bankruptcy  resources of thc countrv and the pos  S1200.    Oul of this musl come some expense. Ijut^V.V^ X���������������������������.  it may be conservatively estimated  lhat  Ihc  rcsulls of lhe day will reaVi nearly #1000.  exact figures may not be known for a  fe\  ,  wealth preclude such an implication.    Rut  lhcy  ..SS - do emphasize the demand for most rigid econ  1 h'1' -      - - ^  but these estimates are dependable so far as Ihey!  ,-.,,.., i^iny in  ihc administration cof the affairs of  the  Uln"'country,   and  strict   limitation   oi  mi Imen Is  further  corn-  Added to Uie  casn'-si'mscr  manager  Mar lev  se  to lhe $2500 mark  tions. the assurance, is given b  .of thc Okanagan Saw, Mills lhal thai company,  intends lo make a liberal donation of lumber,  which, by the. *way, is the same as money if not  moreso. . '  This Hospital Drive has had goo'd effect upon  the district, as well as having been of direct'benefit to lhe hospital. ],i has given fhe people a  better understanding of the objects and aims" of  "ihc Hospilal Board, and lias made the people  feel' that the Hospilal'* is a district proposition,  and of advantage  lo each nnd every individual,  '" as nobody ran Icll when be or she mav bo called  lo Lake advantage of if and may have lo bo  nurs'd Ihrough a period of sickness.  A detailed   statement   of   lhc results   of   lhe  head: lhc revenue, that is to say public taxation,  has incrased nearly five-fold, rising I'rom #7.08  per head to ������������������30.11; thc gross-debt has increased  cloven limes, from $289,890,220 Lo $3,140,008.-  9K0; thc annual interest charge on our deb! has  grown from less ih.an ten millions a year lo over  one .hundred, millions. Indeed, wc shall pay in  infcrsel this year, alone, three "limes as"miiclf as  thc total consolidated fund expenditure in 1801.  _ Statistics may be dry reading. But listen: Nine  million people in Canada arc called unon io furnish lhc government this year with 5325.000,000,  which works oul al over $36 per person, or'$180  for the average family if live. Every day in Uic  year thc Canadian people have to put up nearly  $300,000 for interest alone:  Toosay that the solution of the problem is easy  lis begging the question, bul on thc face of it, il  High  Water Predicted  Dr  "Gel. your stills ready: there is going t'o  high waler this year." This is Ihe prediction oi  a genlleman who writes from Barkervdle. Tl  grounds for Ihe prophecy a7"0 thai lhere has  ���������������������������a heavy snowfall in the mountains, and the run  off has not commenced yet. which are the Iwo  I'aclors lhal usually make I'or a big freshet. Tlv  --g.enU.ein.un_.ih_(|uesjj.f}.u..says ...that   seven   for-1 o!'  ..ie  ice n  snow h:!s fallen since he returned loTTis moun-  lain habitat from the coasl, and that was near  the end of February. The trappers have been  lolling him lhal slides which usuallv come down  iono- ore  his are s  ill  slickim  <^  o  lie assump-  lion is (hat when the snow begins lo melt i! wM!  come down all a I once, which will cause a rapid  rise in the river.  Taxing Luxuries.  Federal  Government  ���������������������������s subject  lo taxation.  is finding additional  Hero are a   few of  Tin  luxur  Ihem:  Ten   per  cenl   of   Iho  lolal   purchase   price  on  hools and shoes costing over $0.00 a pair; men's  and boys' suits costing over *!.">; men's and wo  .men's overcoats costing over $50 each, fur coals  and robes ever $H!0 each;  women's dresses over J  * l.~>:  women's soils over $00; and on  bals.  hose.,'  assets of over a billion, which lhcy place against  lids debt. The facts are lhat the national debt  is over_three billion dollars, while the assets in  the mai;} arc nof assets at all in a commercial  sense. A debt of three billion dollars is all lhal  a counlry like Canada in ils presenl stage of development can afford to carry, involving as it  does the payment for inleresl of one oul of every  three dollars which come inlo the national  treasury.  ��������������������������� An.v _;grcal_.incr.ca.se....in Jaxati_on_ js_. .practically  impossible. The present system of obtaining  revenue, if will be generally conceded, is open  lo improvement in many respects, and there will  doubtless be found means of equalizing the burden, bul any appreciable increase in lhe burden  of luxation, must almost inevilabiv mean a lessening of Ihe prosperity of the country. The  presenl syslcm produces'almost a million dollar  a day. and il is doubtful if Canada, wilii its tre-  menous demand for money I'or development, can  pay mon* and stand up under the bunion.  We have just put in stock a carload of  ���������������������������*~������������������. * 'emesit  lowest  market  Cement, -$1.40 per sack.  Sacks,  20c  extra,   returnable af 20c each.  Better Bicvclcs at thc same price as.they were 10 years ago  Cleveland Men's and Women's. $65.00.  Cleveland Boys' and Girls', $50.00.  McClary's  famous   pipcless.furnace.     Wc   can   heat   your  home with this furnace for only $300.   -Ask for catalogue.  We handle building  material of all kinds:  Plumbing & Healing Systems,  Ranges,     t Granitcwarc,  JRooiling, Builders'   Hardware,  Tinware,    - Churns,  Cream Separators, ���������������������������     ' ���������������������������        ,.      Oil Sloves. ;  In fact, the best of Goods and   Service  in   thc Hardware  line.  nn TAIL  Mil Urn  Plumbing-  Heating  ENDERBY, B. C.  Tinsmithing  PRIDE OF CANADA MAPLE  SYRUP,  OCEAN   BRAND   SOCKEYE SALMON,  =BRITISH-GOLUMBIA=GRAR.iiw!/2Jb^tins,=  Delicious for salads.  DUNCAN   O R OS,       Enderby's Quality Store  It will pay you to  inspect the new modej  Farmers'  Picnic Ncxt  co.aik i.v axi> si;I]  The celebration of Km pi re Day by Knderby is  usually lhe firs I of lhe scuoii. It is followed bv  i iho Farmers' Picnic, whVh has been held each  year al Hullcar early in June. On June 'Ard this  year the I'nilcd Farmers aud Farmers' Institutes  are holding ihe  usual  alYVr. and  il  i.s  propose?  neckwear,   shirls.   nurses,     and     gloves     cosl in <j' V'v  ho.UU"fi  lUc  l!*s,!;!!   , ,     , rri     ^ ,     ���������������������������       .  above   cerlain   specified   figures,   as   well   as   oil i \������������������ "���������������������������������������������.kcl.iis a.memorable day      lhe Dairymen s  some    olher   wearing   apparel;    all    fans,    opera i As*SOCK,'hoa   h(7hl   lhrlv   :,;,,.u,;'1   "'^^'"S   "'?,  ' ,c  isame dav, and many prominent larmers wdl be  ,h  glasses,   cut   glassware,   velvet   and   silk   laprws, ��������������������������� .   -     , -   ��������������������������� , ...  lace,   ribbons,   silk   embroideries     and     sporiing l)5'������������������-scnl and  numerous speeches delivered  goods.  Also on trunks over ?���������������������������!() each, and valises, suitcases, ole.. (.-ver ^2.") each. This tax lo be paid by  Ihe nun-baser to Ihe voler al  lime of sale.  Ten per. cent  on pleasure boa I.s  If Eventually, Why Not Now?  "Our weigh.Is and measures arc a discredit to  , yachts, canoes'ns.    We shall inevitably adopt' mcter-liler-gram,  and confection-, if for no olher reason'than as an aid to peace-  motor boats, cameras, eanrlv  chewing gum. firearms, shells or cartridges. | but they would enormously aid our world'lrado  ant  cry  pianos,  organs,  musical  instruments  and  plated JThc metric svslem  of weights and measures  is  ware adapted  lor household use.    11ns tax pay- one. of the steps forward which the race is bound  able at   the  lime of sale by Canadian  manufacturers or when  imported.  to take sooner or later. Our present weights and  measures, inherited  from  Britain, are unworthv  Venly  per cent of  lolal   purchase   price   on-an   intelligent  nalionVoday.  -Andrew Carnegie  rin<; tuuxx roi;i)  oaks,  a  -IUST  HKK.\   ItECHIVKI)  CAULOAI)   HAVING  Here  .-ire  some1  of  Ihs;  ik.-.v   roal.iii'cs of  tliis ovoi-y  popular car:  Onc-irtan Top���������������������������Double rain-vision Ventilating " Windshield���������������������������Snap  (".'i ir I. a in 3 iii sections���������������������������Demountable Kims, spare rim 'and carrier���������������������������  Tim ken Holler-bearings in -front wli els���������������������������Heavy Upholstering!���������������������������deeper  senits���������������������������Electric Startor anld instrument Board���������������������������Electric Headlights  from  storage bnltcry.  IM5IC10,   JjJJUW.OO   f.o.b.   Hmlei-!iy  RAND'S GARAGE ENDERBY  Ford Dealer and Repairs.  WARP  A name that stands for the best in hotel service  King Edward Hetel     L^URPHY       Enderby  Subscribe for the Commoner: $2 a year 4  THURSDAY, MAY 27, 1920  OKANAGAN  COMMONER  '^am^m^m^mmmmmm**^  A   STEAMER   TRIP   TO   VICTORIA* BC.  ���������������������������tiessi^?.  '-The Empress Hotel, Victoria,  i "'B.C.  Half way from  Vancouver, on tha  Seventy-mile trip to Victoria, a warning  whistle  sounds just  before- tlie  steamer enters Plumber's Pass, a nar- ^_  row gap between two islands which $M  like a chain, fringe our' Pacific sea- fp|  . board.   It is from here onwards' that **-'*'  one   sees  the   real   beauties  of   tbe  Coastal   Belt   of British   Columbia,  scenery of    which one never    tires.  Here and there, .on the chain of islands, the vivid green' of alders or a  pretty   and  prosperous   farm   peeps  out from the sombre forest of firs.  The giant Mount Baker, whose Bnow-  .clad cone stands a landmark for 90  miles or more, now on our port beam  ehines    in   the   glittering    sunlight  above the rest of the cascades,- and  we see it all the way as it recedes  far-distant in the steamer's wake. To  our south and east.where the land  and sea seem to meet is the faint outline of the entrance of Puget Sound  on  whose shores  stand Seattle and  half a  dozen American  towns.    To  our   south aad    west, some   twenty  miles away, are the foothills of the  mighty'  Olympics, whose   glistening  white  peaks  tower  high  above  the  akyline.  The Straits, which"still" bear the  name of Juan de Fuca, are full  of traffic. Side by side we pass,  and dip our flag too, in passing, another of the Canadian Pacific Railway's palatial steamers���������������������������a tiny tug,  towing a.big boom of whole trees,  sv/ings''into,a little cove to .shelter  for the. night." Another tug flying j  the Stars aad Stripes, with half "a  dozen scows behind on its way from  Tacoma. to Sewards Bay, tells of big  things iip North where the building  of a. railway to the Behring Straits  Js Vri progress. We v have left, the  mosquito' Gshing" fleet at the Fraser's  jnoutb, but every here and there are  groups of gasoline launches trolling  for salmon. On our starboard side,  back from tlie hundred and one little  Islands, shows up the shore line of  the Sanich peninsula and the small  town of Sidney. On 'and on past  rocks and islets and the same wonderful scenery.  &%  mm  C. P. E. Steamer Princess  Charlotte.  As  the  steamer  rounds the fruit  farms of Gordon Head, and clears the  point   that   separates   Cordova  and  Cadboro' Bays, a natural park of irregular  but   perfectly  spaced oaks,  forms the feature of the Island landscape.     Oyk Bay, Shoal, Foul Bay,  Ross" Bay, the last resting place of  the "old timers," are passed in turn.  Each with its own charm, delightful  homes in white and red, in light and  tan,   and a   variety   of  other' hues,  stand out from the remnant   of the  forest    gardens, many    a   blaze    of  brilliance,   green   lawns   grit   with  flowering shrubs, and, in;the, background, stately mansions, seemingly  fairy palaces, steeped in a maze of  marvellous    loveliness, *  recall    the  memory of a picture sprung from the  brain of some old master.    Such is  one's first impression of the "City of  Homes," the "City of Clear Skies."  the city that knows no winter, and  whose summers are cooler than our  own.     ..'--.'" - ..   , ,  . . The point that forms the entrance  of the. outer harbours is passed, and  the charm gains and grows. ' The  stately Parliament Buildings in grey  stone,- .their broken ��������������������������� lines to give  them grandeur, their twenty turquoise tinted' copper cupolas, their  great dome crowned by Vancouver's  statue, and the bold*Norman entrance-arch above the facade of steps,  have a fitting setting in a-front of  grass and flowers, and in, the glorious background of tbe, snows of tbe  distant Olympics.  Victoria, tbe Queen City, and, such  part   of   Vancouver   Island   wbere  <*.-  Uliii*  ������������������&*  &$������������������&';&  m  *���������������������������' tr^SPfSfe1^  Lighthouse on the Pacific Coast  the' * mountains shelter the land  from the Pacific, gales has tbe  ideal ' climate ������������������**of the. temperate  zone. The winters, of New Orleans, * the summers of Labrador.  The. rain fall is 26 inches, the summer with the- exception of a little-.  rain in June are invariably dry, there-  are no high winds and no thunder-'  storms, jt is.tbe nearest approach  to paradise on earth.  Every Canadian owes it to himself, some time or other, to. make  himself acquainted with Victoria, the  capital of the Province of British Columbia; aa well as the ideal surroundings of the J3������������������st Coast of Vancouver  jaitnd.  Armstrong Vulcanizing Works  AVTQ TTHFS  j-tEp-lTIW  JJJow.Outs nind "Rim  Cwts     "Pepafred  Rebuilt  Tires  30x3   1-2  from, $10.00  Tubes, from $1.5.0.  SOME   SNAPS   IN  ^LARGE^SIZE^  TIRES  Qn'K-v.   /.���������������������������'-���������������������������*-������������������   >f!A- - y*&!i\  ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������-yss^sps^ ������������������������������������������������������ -/A"tK  >~V(#VVV  - rs-X  A. REEVES  W.M.  A.F.&A.M-  Enderby Lo<U?e No. 40  Regular meetings first  Thursday on or after the  f ul! moon at 8 p. m. in Masonic Hall. ViHitinu  brethren cordially  invited  C. H. REEVES  Secretary  When you want the 3est  Meats an4 Service, go to  GEO. tf. SHARPE  Wholesale  and  Retail  Butcher  Enderby, R. C.  Palace Uvery  EM, Sparrow, Prop,  Vernon Road Enderby  Jas. Pickson  REAL  ESTATE,  INSURANCE  GENERAL iiGENT  Bell Block Enderby  ENDERBY   LODGE  No. 35. K- of P.  Meets 1st 4 3rd  Monday eve  in Masonic Hall.   Visitorscor-  dially invited to attend.  WM. ANDERSON. C. C  H. M. WALKEK. K. K.S  tt. J. COLTART. M.F.  EUREKA LODGE NO 50  I/O. OF.  Meets every. Tuesday evening at 8  o'clock.   Visiting brothers cordially  invited.  W.E/Duncan, N.G.  P. K. Glen, V/G.  H. A. Teece, Sec.  A -C; SKALING, B. A.  ' Barrister, Solicitor,  Notary Public.  INSURANCE  Bell Blk.  Enderby. B.C.  Subscribe for the Commoner and  get ithe home news.  COXTKOL   OF   SWAKWXG.  o-    '  -  " Ev.penimeiital  Farms    "note   gives  tlhe foil'lowiing on bees:  .  ���������������������������Swarmirrig tf;s the bees' n'atural  metibod of increase, andrt'lie instinct  to swarm is particularly strong under the extremely favourable conditions for bee- activity of the Canadian  spring, 'and summer..  . Tihe imce'ritiainty of swanm'in'g, the  loss of 'homey foriowiivg the division  of- the working ;for,ce of tlhe colony,  Itihe possibility of swarms escaping,  amd, the difficulty in preventing  swiarmiing in imany parts'of Canada  "wTtffout consTdeJFabTe labouJr7"alf  make the contro''*, of swanmiimg quite  the rgeatest p 'obJem in b'ee m'anage-  ���������������������������ment.    '  ���������������������������To encourage work in the hive  land to 'dliscourage- ithe resore to  swarm, plenty o.f room, -both iin the  brooc'l ehiaimibcyi and in ������������������he miper,  and large entrances should be given  to ia.ll colomies as soon as conditions  are favourable, but these measures  I wilM noit always be enough to 'prevent ' swarmiing iin m/any places especially in tihe north-.  If Uie apiary can be watched all  day. it is a "good plan to cliip the  quoon'ia wings at fru.it bloom time.  When the col'.ony swiarms, remove  ���������������������������tlie hlive to a new stand place on the  old stand an empty !hiive, to wihircn  the swarm w'iir return, the queen  Waving   been   meanwhile   picked   up  Enderby Branch G. W. V. A.  The Enderby branch of the G. W.  ���������������������������V. A. meets every 1st and .3rd Wednesday in the Drill Hall at 8 o'clock  p.m. All visiting comrades are welcome. E. A. Robertson, Sec.  Farms For Sale  I have several good hay and stock  anches   for sale,   from  130  to   380  acres   each.     Apply . for  prices   and  erms.  R. G. RORKE  Box 171 Enderby  bind placed in a cage in the new hive.  The field bees willi join the swarm  and the parent colony will be so  much weakened by their loss that  it is not likely to- swlarm agaiin.  ���������������������������Where     the     apiary     cannot     be  watched.,   the   pl'ian     of     preventing  swiarm'ing   by   examiing   every   brood  comb   .in   every   colony   every   weak,  and   destroying   all   tihe   queen   cells  i's very laborious and not always effective. A sim.pler pfian is to remove  the  queen at   the   be'ginming  o.f  the  clove -honey  flow  and  e'igho or nine  d'ays   later,   destroy   all   the     queen  cells except one,  or dtestinoy al'l  and  give a ripe cell of select parentage.  In   this   Way  a   young  queen  is  obtained  which  wlill  not swianm     and,  besides,  wi'il  be more prolific in the  Call and next year than he old queen  and will be less likeP.y to   swarm   next  5*.ear.    This ipj'a/n, ihowever,  causes a  certain  amount * of  loafing until the  new  queen stlxrts  layiing.   TMs0 loafing can  be "much, reduced by intrq-  .lucing a mipe queen cell at ithe time  the   que'en   is  removed,   and   if -this  is   d^ne   eairly   enough   before     any  pro paragons for swarming have been  started,   t;he   bees     are     unlikely   to  builfl  further  queen  cells.-      Where,  however,   one   prefers   to     use    the  surer method, only    those'   colonies  chat     are     actually    ���������������������������"preparing -  to  swarm'is'houj'd  be treated', Bind  same  means  for  quickly  ascertaining  if  a  "olony   is������������������ buiilding     queen-cells   .-in  'preparation -for swarming should  be  ���������������������������t-mployed.    One of the hest of these  is   to. have  the   brood   nest   occupy  two .chamber's^   and ' then   by   prying  up  the upper chamber,  one can see  at a glance if the queen ce! Is are being   builjt   along   the  lower   edge "of  the*-combs  in  this chamiber. a  In .many   parts eof   southern   On-  YEAST CAKES  There is more energy  in a. pound of good  bread made 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  tanio, .southern Quebec and simiilar  regions the desire- to swarm .is  strong only during the fi'rst two or  three weeks *o*f-the honey flow- from  clover, and the separation of queen  and brood by a .queen excluder, Uie  queen being put into a '.'ower chamber containing oroly empty comhs  and -fou nidation, jmlay bo enough to  tide the colony over this period. Another good .plan that 'may ibe enough  to prevent swia.nmii'nlg im this region  is to use two brood chambers- and  confine the queen'.to the lower one  early in the honey, flow, at which  time Che combs Vi* ��������������������������� this, - chamiber  usually contain a ' large 'numher of  empty   ce'ls.   ���������������������������   F.   W>.   L.   Sladen,.  High Cost of Railroading  At     the  annual ' meeting  ot    the  shareholders of the Canadian Pacific"  Railway, held in Montreal, Mr. E. W.  Beatty,   President  of  the  Company,  -   stated that the annual report reflected vividly the situation prevailing ih  .���������������������������   respect* of th^ increased cost of opera-.  . tibh.    The  gross earnings?were the  ��������������������������� ' largest in the Company's History, exceeding those of .1918 by $19,391,362,  yet the net earnings were less by $1,-  569,351.   The large increase in working expenses showing a total increase  since 1917 of $38,-152,706 is a striking example of the effect of the increased cost of wages,and material  in spite of the Company's conservative and  economical administration:  While   it 113   gratifying that   even  witb these exceptional costs the Company had during "the past two years  earned fixed charges and usual dividends, nevertheless tbe^relatioiii*'between  earnings  and  expenses  must  now receive most careful consideration.    Tbe upward trend in costs of  tbe IsiBt    two years    has not    been  equalized  by  increases  in  th������������������ gross  earnings   and operating .economies.  The extent of the rate increases fixed  ' by  the   Dominion   Railway   Commission has not equalled- the increased  costs   recently   forced   on   all   Companies.    Between 1914 and 1919 the  working   expenses   of  the   Company  had    climbed   from     $87,38S,000    to  $144,000,000.    an increase of    64 p.c.  Within tbe isame period the increases  Ln    freight     and     passenger    rates  amounted in actual fact to 30 p.c. in  =freight=rates=and^-10-=p.c.=in=^passen-=  ger rates.   Thus during the past five  .years    the  percentage    increase  in  operating  expenses   was   double  the  ��������������������������� percentage  in tolls accorded to tbe  Ijtailway Companies.  1    Owing to the parity of conditions  ,existing  between  the   United   STatos  jand Canada, the Canadian roads during the war had to accept the high  jwage   scales made   effective   under  iGovernment    control    of    American  roads and also to continue operating  under  similar    tariff tolls.      Tbese  J tariffs  were  entirely   inadequate  aa  .results in the United States clatrly  demonstrated.     Recent     lefis'-ation  him assured    American carriers    of  ���������������������������rates  whicb   will   return   fixed  percentage on  tbe ralue of the undertakings  used  in  the public  service.  ThLtJ will mean a reconsideration of,  and increase in the rates now current  in the United States.    No doubt the  necessity of rate adjustment* will be  given  earnest  consideration  by  th������������������  Government and the Dominion Railway Board.      Such readjustment   is  amply warranted both on tbe ground  of the value of service rendered by  the carriers and the cost to tbem of  performing  such  service.  The rates in Canada should be determined having regard to the cos*  and valueof services, and the legitimate needs of the railway companies.  The properties of the Canadian Pacific are in excellent condition aad at  no time in its history has It been  better equipped  to perform Its  lm-  Jiortant public services or to play its  ull pe/rt ln the advancement of the  transportation future of Canada.  1 The irrigation project in Alberta  haa-������������������) dereloped 643,526 acres by  means of 8,969 miles of irrigation  Attoheev ������������������t   * construction coat   of  Sip, 186.348 and operation costs of  $1,761,268. S-iccees of-tbe-irrigation  block will, it is hoped, lead to the expansion of irrigation projects under  Federal or Provincial Governments,,  thereby diminishing the danger- of  crop failure in irrigated districts:   --���������������������������--.  The-value  of  any. enterprise" depends oh the ability to progress and  on  the maintenance of- high  credit'  necessary to the development.   Rail-'-"  ways must, be enabled to keep pace  with the.progress of'the country, by .  expanding the facilities, constructing  necessary new" lines ,and   suppiying.-  the public  with adequate efficiency'.  and comfort in service.      The  rail-;.:  way net earnings of the Company for!  1919 represent a return of only four;.  per cent, on the actual .cash invest-'  ed in the railway itself.     A nominal-  surplus of $844,249-has been placed.-  in reserve to meet the special  taxation imposed  by the Dominion .Gov- '  ernment.      The   fixed  charges   and  interest on  the  preference stock   of  the Company are low and the dividend ,  of seven  per cent payable on the common  stock'  from   the   railway   earnings is moderate.   _. Any corporation  conducting    so  extensive   an-   enterprise   must    have   reasonable  f-'sur-.  pluses.      Yet  the' surplus- after  the"  deduction of the  fixed charges   and -  the dividends amounted to" less than  half of one per cent, of" the   gross  earnings.     Revenues, therefore, during tiie past two years were obviously inadequate.      Rates should be established  which represent a fair re- _  turn^fo"r-ithe="seTv:ce renclerellVPrciBTs^-  earned by a Company's efficiency and  economy and  by  the  character  and  extent of the  equipment and  facili-  t'.-.T. should not be confiscated, nor  should the revenues accruing to one  Company from service well performed be taken  to supplement tbe  revenue of a competitor less successful.  The   theory   that    the   rates    be  not  Increased,   but   that   the   deficits   bo    ,  met  from  general    revenues   of, the  Company  is    economically   unsound  and discriminating against the public  in favor of those using railway facilities.      The   Company's   equipment  Trust Issue of $12,000,000 was secured at highly favorable interest rates.  The  amendment  to   the   Company's  Charter  permitting  the  increase  of  tbe number   of the  Directors   from  fifteen to eighteen Is purely empowering.  Immigration to Canada is anticipated on a large scale, and while retrenchment and financial conservatism are wIeo, the Company's Directors have the same implicit faiib in  the future growth and the prosperity  of the country as before, and the.  same confidence in tbe Company's  ability to play an important part in  its development and prosperity.  Four retiring directors. Sir John C.  Eaton. Mr. Grant Hall, Sir Vincent  Meredith, Bart, and Sir Augustus M.  Nanton, were re-elected.  At a meeting of the Board subsequently held Lord Shaughnessy was  elected chairman, E. ff. Beatty, president, Grant Hall, vice-president,  and executive committee appointed ia  aa follows: Riohard B. Angus, E. W.  Beatty, Grant Hall, Sir Herbert 9.  Holt, *r Edmuad B. Oalar. Lord  8bau������������������1UMspr. ....--  o ,  . ���������������������������   -*. OKANAGAN   COMMONER  Objective Almost  Reached in $2,500 Drive  Continued from 1st page   R.   N.   Bailey    . . ....... 1.00  R.   Airth   ................ 1.00  Mrs.   Woods  1.00  Mrs.  W,.  Wheel er   ......... 1.00  J.   Scott    ................ 1.00  Mrs.  A.  A.  Faulkner   ...... 1.00  Mrs.   LaForge   . V...  1.00  Mrs.  J.  Wi  LaRoy     1.00  <3frs.   W.   J.   Garrett     1.00  Mrs.   E.   Sparrow  . 1.00  John    M.M'.er  . 1.00  Mrs.   O.  J.  Ruttan   ........ 1.00  E.    Gray  1.00  Mrs.    Hendrickson    ........ 1.00  M.    Martin  1.00  C.   Fravel      1.00  L.   P.   Mowat      ' 1.00  X   Y   Z  1.00  V.   Pcflson  1.00  J.  B.  Gaylord  1.00  Mrs.   Dugdale      1.00  Louis   OMveifiaus  1.00  Mrs.   A. 'Anderson   ........ 1.00  Mrs.   J.   F.  Johnson   .-.      c 1.00  Mrs.   W.   E.   Clark   '........ 1.00  Mrs. H. Vermiilyea  1.00  N.   L.   Butler  1.00  Laura   Carscai   ............ 1.00  IMrs.   S.   McPhe.son     1.00  J.   B.  Gayforcl  1.00  F.   Garner   ............  O.   A.   Cole   ... ... : . . .  Mrs.  A.   D.   Robarge   .  McMahon" .......  W.   Mum      Neill    .   R.   Jones   ......  Albert   Wilson    .  Geo.   Rands    . . .  W.   B.  Thompson  Graham       .Tonics   J.   R.   McPherson   ....  Mrs.  I-T.   Bush      G.   Griffiths  F.   Davis   .   inch       Sparrow   YV.  G. E.  Gulick      Wm.    Cadden       Kong   Wong    ........  Sam   Bow   A.  -D.   B   P.   Austin  . .  Hassan!       Kent    ...v....... .  A.   Sparrow    .......  A.   G.   . f,   Antiila   Men    ..........  C   W.   Keith      Svren   .   McMahon    ........ -;  E.   Blackburn  Brash       Folkard    ........  Jones    ..........  Mrs.  Mrs.  Mrs.  Mrs.  Mrs.  Mrs.  Mrs.  Mrs.  Wm.  0   Mrs.  j lUrs.  I Mrs.  Rod  J.  B.  G.  E.  E.  A.  Train  A.   B.  Fl.  G.  J.  W  F.  Geo.  Jack  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  11  .1  .1  .1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1.  1.  1.  1.  1.  1.  1.  1.  1.  .1.  1.  .00  .00  .00  .00  .00  ..00  .00  .00  .00  .00  .00  .00  .00  .00  .00  .00  .00  .00  .00  .no  .00  .00  .00  .00  .00  .00  .00  00  00  4 0  00  00  00  00  00  00  0 0  00  =71  G   . WJetherhead   . . .  J.   Reid   .....-.-   B.   J.   Cameron   ... ..  Sam-   Garretjii     George   Grahami   . . .  Friend    . .-.-. .". ���������������������������   ... .  Mrs.   Jas.   Bell'  ....'.  T.    Cameron    . . . . . .  R.   E.   Hyam   Mrs.  W.   Beddington  Lon   Lou    ..........  Freemani   ......   ...  J.   Dagg   ! ��������������������������� . . .  Mr.    Boyd    .........  Mr.   Oraii'ce.   li.   Davie    .........  Ceilcs  .  1.00  1.00  1.00  1.00  ���������������������������1.00  1.00  l.iOO  .75  .50  .50  .50  .30  .50  .50  .50  .5 0  .25  MARA   NEWS  $1051.20  Him Examine Your  Feet Qnd Advise  You FREE  If you are tired of being bothered by  hurting, tender feet here is your chance to  get immediate relief and permanent correction. You are invited to consult this foot  specialist while he is here.  He Will Be H������������������������������������  Sat, May 29th  Don't wait until the last minute and,  maybe, lose your chance to get foot comfort  ^GomeMn^anyH:ime^during-business=hour$==-  and talk it over with the expert  TRanisa  DC Sc ho II  Appliance, orRanety RrEvenjlixtTnxdRli  There is no need to suffer from any foot  trouble, any more. Be it ever so simple or  ever so serious this specialist, who is a  member of the Staff of Dr. Wm. M. Scholl,  the noted foot authority, can show you the  way to immediate relief and to ultimate  Foot Comfort  if you'll step in and give him the chance.  He can teil just what the cause of your  trouble is, and he knows the remedy.  Improve Foot Appearance  No larger sized or oddly shaped shoes  needed. Wear the kind you like in perfect  comfort. The Dr. Scholl Appliances actually  improve the grace and beauty of the feet  ir sr  mr ss  sf  t  rt   rt   st   sS  "EXDKRUY   EDGIXGS S������������������  rs  ������������������s  ������������������ X js K .1* js  js  js  rs  rs js  js  rs  <H  A i"ath mill has beeni erected on  the A. Glen property by W. A. Russell,  and will  soon be  in ' operation.  A son was born to Mr. and Mrs.  Frank Hawes, of Mabel Lake Valley,  at the Enderby Hospital,  May  25th.  Rev. Mr. Gi'b's'on was. .appointed  at the recent Methodist conference,  as parson  for Ender-by and' district.  W. A. Russell is finishing this1 residence near Railway Ave, ileft unfinished when; he left'"Cor France 'as a  volunteer.  ���������������������������Excavating started this week om  the. basement of 'the brick residence to be erected by Jas. Befil, on  the bank  of the T>iver at Mara.  A meeting of- the Enderby Library  Association wiiiU be 'held, in the City]  Hall, on Saturday, May 29th, ait 3.30  p.m.    All members are earnestly 'requested to attend.  The merchants of Enderby are  preparing to turn- the clock .'ahead  one hour on the 1st of June. Manager Marley is prepared -to clo likewise at the mill provided the men  desire the daylight saving.  Last Sunday evening Rev. Mr.  Stott, qf Armstrong, occupied the  ���������������������������pulpit in Kibe Presbyterian Church.  Next   Sunday   morning   and   evening  It is ann'oumceid that there is a  prospect of ithe vacant store heing  reopened soon.       Q  .(The sports committee -have in  preparation a good program for  June 3rd. It is dfrvi.ded 'between  juniors'and seniors. '.���������������������������-������������������������������������������������������  The U. F. dance coawrnititee are  working energetically to make it a  success. All we require now is fine  weather.  DEEP  CREEK  Mre. Laggin, of Leduc, Alta., is  visiting her sister-in-law, Mrs. Hadow, Mt. Ida.  Mrs.  Robson,  who returned  home  recently from-Victoria, is improving  j daily since getting back to the Oka-  ' nagan.  BASEBALL   WHIRLS  4���������������������������12  1���������������������������  4  the services   will   be   conducted   by  Rev. J. Campbell, of Rutland.  . The old Methodist Church on  GMff street; was recently purchased  by-Thos. J. Rohinsom and the building is now being wrecked for the  lumber, which will be used-in" the  erection of a residence on. Mr. Robinson's farm, 'ndjoin'.in>g that ��������������������������� of Mr  More, south of Ender.by.  John Reid and family, brother-  in-law -of Mr. McGonagle, Mabel  Lake Valley, arrived last Aveek in  Enderby from Kisby, Sask., intending to locate here. Mr. Reid has  rented the Bishop residence on  Mill street umt'l he cam i'look around  and find: farm land suitably located.  Rev. .7. A. Dow preached his farewell sermon in the Presbyterian  Church last Sunday morning. Rev.  Mr. Dow has realigned the pastorate  here, intending to take a vacation  of three 'months before any further-  plans are l"iaid. We understand it  is not the intention of Mr. ancl Mrs.  Dow to give up their home in> Enderby.  ���������������������������(By one of the players)  Vernon ...0110 1050  KeTownla       0003  0000  The ga.m:e was not so o,nje-sided as  the score might indlicate. Poor  ���������������������������support spoiled, DeHart's ohanices of  winning, fan he pitched- >a fine game.  Black took it easy, only ..excntiing  himself to get out of the pinches.  Vernon's score in "tlhe second, third  and  fif'th  were the res-wit of errors.  ���������������������������Kelowna h"t Black hard in ithe  fourth, but at no 'other time were  they dangerous. ' In the sixth, De  Hart pitched one strike to each of  tire thiree batters who tfaced- him", all  going out ������������������asii/.y.  In ithe same inning  .PLANTS FOR SALE  ROAD  MEETING  AT MARA  ASTERS���������������������������Large flowering,in white,  ���������������������������pink, lavender, purple, mauve;  a 3i?c per doz. Box of 40; three  different colors, white, pink, lavender, at Si.10. Mixed colors at  3 0c per doz.  STOCKS���������������������������in white, yell'iow, violet,  >at 3 5c per doz; box o.f 40, three  different colors, at $1.10.   '  SNAP DRAGON���������������������������in white, pink,  ^yellow, mauve, 'at 3 5c per doz.  Phllox Drummondiii, Blue Lohelia,  at .35c per doz.  Tomato Pi'ants���������������������������25c per doz; box  ���������������������������of   50, .$1.00.   ,  All    transplanted    stock    land . well-  hard en eld..     Apply,  -CUTHBERT   RANCH,   Anmstr.onlg  THURSDAY, MAY 27, 1920  KePowna also went one, two, three,  the first two on flies to Atkinson,  the third to McLeod.  In the seventh and ninth innings  the Kelowna infieldl andi outfield  went up, and only excellent work by  DeHant held down, the score. The  losers made a desperate effort in.the  last inning,-but were easily disposed  of.  Before the game started Stainton  amid DeHart waxed reminiscent. "Do  you remember" Stainton asked,  "that last game last year between  Vernon and Kelowna when we tried  to give you the game.'.'  "And we couldn't take it, no matter, how   we  tried,"   agreed  DeHart.  "What was the idea?" somebody  asked.  "Well, Vernon was out of the  rumixing and we didn't want to let  Eniderhy get it. and then they got  it anyway.'-' ������������������  Save the cost  of a new  hat  Our Hat Dye will make the old  look  as  good as new.  ALL   COLORS  hat  When spring cleaning the yard and  outbuildings,   use   Crude   Carbolic  Gor Chloride of Lime to disinfect  and   sweeten   lhe   atmosphere.  Ice Cream Special!  FOR THURSDAY ANP fRIPAT  ONLY  "PELTCIOUS   ifCF'   CRPAW  FJUIiL QUART, 30c-  A. Reeves  Druggist and Stationer.   ENDERBY  Want Ads  ^+*m*^%**0^*+0*0^B  3c a word first insertion. 2c ��������������������������� word each* insertion thereafter: 25c minimum charge; 10c extra  where cash doe������������������ not r.ccompany order. -  WANTED���������������������������Piano,    to   buy  Write Box 152, Enderby.  or  rent.  lt    '-'  WANTED���������������������������Cropd ** second-hand cojv-  'ered bnggy, to buy or rent. W. A.  Russell. "   lt  FOR   SALE���������������������������Young  ,pure-bred, Jersey cow.      Pemberton,   Mara R<i.,  Enderby.       " -. m20-2  THB  FOVULAR   VARIETY   STOftE  Postoffice  one door East  "J    ENDERBY, B.C.  FOR SALE���������������������������15 tons No. 1 Oats at  5S5.00 per ton at the Woods  Ranch.     Furnish your own sacks.  FOR SERVICE���������������������������Registered Jersey  hull, Mabel Lake road, 3 miles. H.  Aldin. ap2!)  E  "Watch Your Feet"  ���������������������������The ian'g-expected meeting of the  District Engineer, th'e Assistant Dis-  ^.T^En^iiTite^f^arfd^Drr^AIiacDonalclT  with the people of ithe Mara section,  took place last Thursday evening.  A large number were present, many  coming from Grindrod.  While some "things were said  which perhaps would have been  belter '"eft unsaid, on thc whole the  meeting did some 'good. It showed  that, this district is keenily interested  in the upkeep of the roads, and it  allowed those responsible to explain  many things winch, were mot explained before, letVing of the difficulties that were encountered in  trying to make the most of the  money  allotted  for the riding.  A Cartel of  Five Poses P}ow  an4 Fee4 just in.   Get a supply now  Gents' Furnishings  F've JRoses jpiour  Groceries  DROP   OUT- OF   LEAGUE  At a meeting of the Enderby 'baseball -club Tuesday evening it was  ���������������������������decided to drop out of the Okanagan  league owing to the inability of the  team to go into the .games 'with a  battery that would enable them to  play any kind of a game. It is the  intention to have 'more games tliis  season of a locall nature in the ho,pe  of building u*p the local team1 and  preparing them for 192.1. En'derby  is op;posed to getting in a semi-pro-  fessiomal battery, preferring to de-  velope the home team or have no  team  at aill..  OVERLAJNP CAPS  *������������������"Wc handle thc Overland 4 in Enderby, and  will be pleased lo show you its many good points  and to demonstrate ils standard quality as a  utility ear as well ns onc of stylish lines and easy  iiding.,  If you want your new OVERJ-ANP FOUR thit Spring  place your order NOW.  Jas. McMahon & Son        Enderby  Tw\7 a   lav of BarringhaH Coffee  ry a jar       (SoiuWe)  More Coffee for less money.    1 lb in each jar.  Buy your Water Glass NOW.  Agents for Massey-Harris farm implements  TEECE & SON  ENDERBY

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