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It is situated on the Kelletlt farm, a mile  li'ortlh of .Che ipostoflice. Years ago it  was made accessible from the old  Sicamous wagon ro'ad--which used to  . skirt 'the hill to the west of :the ouil-  w|a track, but tod'ay five grove is  reached by the -later-built road on  ���������������������������tihe river bank.  Within this grove a circular clearing has 'been made aimiply large' to  accommiodiate ali" Ijeast a thousand  people. The clearing is griass-cov-  ered an'd u a ���������������������������m.e'asured 'foot race  course, down the centre 'and extending down ."the roadway leading to  the grounds. ATI about the clearing  are cozy shady nooks and places for  refreshment stands, .cook tent, etc.  Swingways aire cut among Uhe trees  and rapes were hung for the enjoy-  menlt of  the children.  Wital.t;    2ln'd',   E.   Si'hvon;    3rd*.   B. ���������������������������  |3emibled  there as that attending on  "Girls' sack race, 2nd' heat���������������������������i st,'June 3rd. The Armstrong band fur-  M. Dale; 2r.'-.l, -T. Dale; 3rd,* J. Good- 'nished the. mm sic and did. .much, to  ridge. Viinliven the day and add to the en-  Poys' potato race���������������������������1st   B. Witala;   j nt  of ,aill  2ndi, M. Davy;  3rd, F. Dale,  Tug of  war,  boys,  9  a slide.  -Tug of war, girls,-9 a side.  Three legged race, boy's.  Three legged race, girls.  In 'the morning a lecture and  demonstration was given by Dr. T.  H. Jagger on "Sterility and Abortion 'in Dairy Catlfe;" wihen it. was  shown that this is the most serious  problem the du"iryi*m.eint of British Co-  Farmers Vote to Form  One Big Organization  Hl.'jr.i   United   F.-iriiicrs  Dunce  The Mara Local of the United  Farmers held the.ir -first big dance 'himlbla hlave to face,  on June 3. It was a very fitting end! Tl1 t]n-e afternoon Dr. K. C. Mac-  for such an enioyable. d!ay, as was^011'^ spoke briefly, and was fol-  spent In sports in Kelvin Grove. jlowed b>' ������������������>e_Hon. E. D. Barrow,  ' About 100 couplas'took part in 'm'iirster of (agriculture, _ -w,ho  'the dance, cars coming from Salmon touched,, in general terms, u,pon the  Arm', Armstrong, Enderby, Grindrod. 5,ims and ob^icts of has department  and, all   around   the   viciniity;    each In  connection  with, ithe development  of-the agricultural ilndiustary.  'oar was loaded-with pleais.une-lovinL  " "Kelvin Grove//- as the grounds folks out for a good time and their j Mr. j. W. Berry, president of t'he  have been named, presented .a very VtestinlatLon benng Mara, the Mecca j13-. c- Dairymen's Association;- and  animated and refreshing appearance 'of  d-ance  enthusiasts.    , '      '     F1'-   *���������������������������   H.   Helmer   -supenmltenden  last Thursday afternoon.  The crowd       The m,us*.,c supplied by Mara's five- <*    b]��������������������������� . Summerland    ExpAumental  was large;   everything  was .provided -piece   orchestra   mode   it  "Impossible Ration, spoke briefly on .the subject  for   t'he   comfort   of   the   picnickers .for   people   to   step   onto   the   floor '<*   co-operation    by   whe   farmers-  and-a most delightful dlay was spent. . without   k-es>ii>s  .perfect   time   with Pa-Ucularly   th*    dairymen���������������������������and    a  aw ~���������������������������^     T'm -.-mirTitfoo w.iin limrl  closer .-.inkniig-up to tne omoial 'body  It   is  the   intention   of   the   Mara tls������������������ nausic.    Tnc ^m-mittee wno mad. -  *  people   to  make   the  Kelvin  Grove  ������������������**   arrangements   of  ithe   dance   in j  picnic ian'annual affair. It should be Wand spared no f^* 1������������������ "^fj*^1  enlarged,   for  there  Is  not  a .picnic  ground   in  tlie  country   to  compare  with KeVin Grove.    Let it ibe recog-  Sunflower  Silage  The    address    of_ the    afternoon  u-coess.   and  judging  by results,   it which a.p.pealed'more-strongly to'the  was a success of the first order-        , auidiLerode was  that  delivered"' by' Mr.  After su.pper a  waltzing competi- G. ,H. Huiliton, superi,n*tendent of An  nized ias W annual -picnic of (the tion was dalle*, the waltzes to be toiial Lmdmstry Branch, C. P. R of  whole Enderby-Grindrod-Mara dis- }**. <** fashioned, glide, style, about,Calgary. Mr Hutton spoke authlor-  ,    , 3 5-0. couples taking 'part.    Jazz fiends ; ttati-veily on the subject of sunflower  Birth of one United Farmer body  in British Columbia at 'the convention cf United Farmers and Farmers' Institutes heS*.d at Kelown'a last  Friday was assured when!, after a  conference of two 'hours and -a half,  the following resolution was unanimously adopted:  "Th-at 'this im'eati.ng adopts the  cbnstlitufclon as- revised 'by the joint  committee and revised and 'adapted  by -this meeting, and that each asso-,  elation shall send a copy of tlhe constitution to each af its locals, and  tlvis meeting of-the 'board heartiiy  approves t'he proposal for emelga-  miation-, and each memiber 'pledges  himself to do everythiing in his pow<er  to make the amalgamation a success."  Thais was token the initial step in  the formation'.of what was tacitly  a'dmiitted to be a Uiiiit'ed1 F'a*rmers'  organization, pledged to wonk for  the best interests of the agriculturists as a whole and if necessary'to  enter :the poi'itic'al field ihr order to  gain the privileges and protection  desired. ,  l*iivj������������������.te Sessions  Chairman   Berry   expressed  (pleasure at the stand-takeni ,by Mr. Bailey  and said that  while  he liked  quick  action, he could see wlhiere it wouLd-  be   necessary' and  advisaWie  to  take  time for considonaitlion1.    There were  many varied conditions in the .province, he said, 'and  urged the utmost  franikness   in   considering   the   problems before   the meeting."    Mr.-Patterson outlined .the situation as the  United Fainmers viewed it.  He stood ���������������������������  out for  the  anaui'al   convention  aod-  cl'aimed  that such gatherings had  a  strong "moral" effect on the government and got more for the farmers  than   resolutions   pased   at   district  conventions.     He  also  felt  that the_  institutes  were cot  of  much  use in  some  instances.      ���������������������������  The chairman thereupon said he  woufid sum up by saying that tihere  was need "'for an entirely new organization. Unqualified-statements were  being made by each iparty, and he --  thought that it was mecebsary to  have a generall sinking of individual  iiiterests and a recognition of the in- ^  terests of each other. Opinions were  freely expressed, J. Y. Copeiman say-  U Following are the winners-in the' ^uld hiave. ground theiir teeth and growling for silage. . He said, he .toad  many events pulled off -during the ^pt if they could- have-pceiped 'into ; been conducting experiments af his  day:  i       Senior Invents  the   hall   and)  see-n> 'the  beauty" and station   and had; demon-itrated; that j  !gTiace of the old.time waltz, as ithe the. supeitiority   pf    sunflowers......for,  '(biouiples skinumed gracefully along to si'iage  over corn-,  or ipeas.-and  oats/  Private .meetings cf the executives' .in������������������ that evidently the situation Jjad  of both factions' were iield during  the forenoon, and: another short session of the. joint committee was held  prior to the calling to order of the  general meeting by Chairmian J. W.  Berry, .president of_ the Provincial  Daiirymen's Associtation, - and ' the  Fra.sea* Vall'iey'-milk 'producers. Two  hours "were constumed in a general  discussion of the' principles involved.  Hope- of 'a."settlemient of the differences still - extefclnig a/ftec,- the. confer-,  become the siame as it was -last February.  , A.   Harvey   Smith   showed   Where ���������������������������  the ad'Visory-board had nlo power to  act for the indiiyidual'. institutes. Del-'  egate   Laidiman   said   the... situation S  would be cleared) tip if. ithe .advisory   ,  ibolard  would   reteomimeiiid. the, ���������������������������inistit-  tutes to work for amialganmation'.  " '. S r 7, "   -J* * ; *  Xo.JRea} Pilferences  ^President .Copeland of the .United -J*  Tug of War, married  men  versus   the   stra,ins   of   <.0ver   t,he   Slaves  single;, won   by" miarrie'd   men  100 yards���������������������������1st, S. Weir;  2nd, W.  Sihvon  waltz. -        (  The   judges   (Mr.   C.   Foster,   En-  220 yards���������������������������1st, S. Weir;   2nd, H ; de,rhy;     Mr.     Mclnityre,    Revelstoke  Coell  12'  von,  2nlcV, S.' Paterson  atiid  Mr.  J.  Bell,  Salm'on  Arm)   hat} every fanmer. today to get the most  120   yards "hurdle���������������������������  1st,   W.  Sin-, the ^^^ nme i,mia,ginaible to .pick ; feed-off the.acre. Last winter, which (  ences last Februiairy in Vlictonia rose Parm'ers made' reference  to  the ap-  If, 'he saliid, land w/as -ivorth $100 an'and   fd'i,r some   speakers   'declaring 'Parent  misunderstanding   which-se.v-  that the issue wias an "unclouded one'is^ among the farmers. He said he  and easy of settlement, others m'ain-, felt there were no real differences  tiairied��������������������������� thiat difficulties would ihavejand that It.was time to stand to-  to be solved .before members1 of- tn������������������' get!h'er.     He  did   not  like,  he  said,  acrefior the growth of peas and oats  it  is  worth  $150 'an  acre  for  sun-,  flowers.     It   sihould  ibe  the   aim   of,  High    jumip���������������������������1st,    J.    Robertson, ��������������������������� fhe    best . waltzing    couple   as    all;,was a very .Ward winter for all live  2nd,  J.   Macready. '- ceemed to be -wa'ltzing .perfectly, but j stock,  t'hey   found tiHat. fheir   dairy  Long Ju'nup���������������������������1st, W. Sihvon;  2nd, [ fmany the prize of  $5  was aw.airded  cattle thrived very well'on,'ithe sun  SV5ltUng0"the  shot���������������������������1st,  A.   M'akel-j^   Miss   W.   Collinson  .and   Mr." W.  la;   2nd,  S.   Patersom I Curry,   aimiid  great - ovation  50   yards   married   ladies'   handi-j  dap,   1   yard  start   for  ea'ah   child���������������������������  1st,  Mrs.  W.  Keimyon;   2nd,  Mts.  V.  flowieir silage and  came through  the  winter   ?,ookiilnig   sleek   and   well-foci,  Farmers'    Institutes    would  consent  to the  amiailgajmation.  'While  no question  was  raised 'by  the ipuhlMcation of biased, articles  whlich appeare'd in the associations  official   ongan,   the   United   Farmer,  Witala.  '75 yards sing-'e ladies���������������������������1st, Miss  Doris Neve;   2nd,"Miss Elvie  Wltalia.  Nail driving contest (ladies)���������������������������  1st,- Mrs. Zettergreen; 2nd, Mrs. W.  Rimiiner.  ���������������������������Men's ankle boiot race���������������������������50 yards  each way���������������������������1st, Wu Sihvon, 2nd, H.  Coell.  "   Men's  pick-a-back  race,   25   yiands  each   way���������������������������1st,   W.   Sihvon   amd   A.  Junior Invents  Boys 15 and under, 100 yards���������������������������  1st, S. Paterson; 2nd, E. Robertson;  3rd,  T.   Collinson.  Girls,  15  anld  under,  100  yards���������������������������  1st,  D.   Neve,   2.md,  E.   Sihvon;   3rd,  0. Dale.  Coys 13 and under, SO yards���������������������������  1st, E. Robertson; 2nd, J. Robertson;   3r4,  T.  Collinson.  Girls 13 'an'd under, 100 yards���������������������������  Ist, E. Sihvon; 2nd.. B. Gut'er; 3rd,  C. Dale. ,  The dance ended Ini ibhe small at a cost for the winter's feed of  hours with the orchestra, playing .from $15������������������ to $20 per -head, against  "Tho   End   of   a   Perfect   Day"   and. ?70 iper head  under the old system  "Home, Sweet Home."  SPOUT  EVENTS AT  VWtXQV  Sunflower seed (Russian Giant)  cost them 15 cents :per .pound and  10 ipounds seeded' an .acre, though  in some cases as high as 25  pounds  Hospital  Field  Day,  held  at  Ver- P������������������r aGre lte sown''  on   on   June   S.rd,   attracted  many      They had' fouiul  the sunflower no  harder  om  the  land than  any  other  He   believed   it   would   be   a  non  from  En-derby.     The  main  events���������������������������  P,,PI1   wav .cr    ������������������     Diuvoii   i'������������������ui   a   lacrosse    between     Armstrong    and  crop'   .,       >t . _     ��������������������������� ...  coi*n< fcr ithe silo as the corn  would  thereby be made so 'much the (better.  ibate in the afternoon Prof. W. T.  and Vernom, and football between,  Vernon and Kelowna;���������������������������"proved In- I  t-eresi'/'ng but ctr.e-s'ided. .  ���������������������������Vernon's -bsseball and lacrosse McDonald, Live Stock CommnssIon-  teams are dow.n to business sharp ' er, Victoria, gave a cow demoiistra-  on fc?me this year They are playing, tio���������������������������" ������������������n the, Matheson corral adjom-  the game frc-m the drop of the hat in* U,e ",ica'ic e������������������������������������������������������*s> atld 'ther������������������  and dt is -ood baseball and good la- too, the dairy cattle judging com.pe-  crogse jtition   for -boys  and gir. s   was  held  ,      V i '     While  this   was  going  on  aw ad-  .Armstrong's    lacrosse    team    was       ,""-   w"*'      fia  b   ���������������������������*,���������������������������,,  .   .    .,     ��������������������������� , > i ���������������������������������������������.    tires? on tha'health of children .was  weak in the home defense, and Ver-.l"LO" u' ������������������- ,      ,  any del'eg'ate with .regard-to th'e ad-'/noi" a certaiin story in the Far-nu and .  visability  and   desirability  of  effect- Home.   "Such.things were bettor left  J  ing amalgamation, still a great deal, uttprinted.  of   misunderstanding   apparently   ex-;     Discussion of publicity apparently  isted   wjith  regard   to   the 'sincerity  being in order, Ohalirman Berry en--  of   m'Otives,   'and   charges   v. ere   in-  larged   upon  the   mention   made   or -  ferred rather than-made. | the   Crerar  stlatem.en.ta  anent   Free  . J. Y. Copemain was aP'Pointeci 'sec- j Trade'. Ho im:a,i(n/iaiiied t'nlat .th'e&e  retary and asked to read tho report. statements * of the federal minister  of ithe joint comimittee, wiiioh con-i-iad been deliberately featured be-  sisted of J. Y. Copeman, W. Patter-j cause of the coming convention-at  son and George Clark for the United   Kelowna.  Farmers, and Messrs. C. E. Griffiths,  A. Harvey Smith and WlilHam Harrison for the advisory board of Far-  Trfers'^nretltutesT r  Mr. Benny further referred to an  article 'published " in the Province  ���������������������������newspaper dealing with this matter,  an^art-icle^dra-wing^a=comjp'arison=b'?==  This 'rciPOTt "recommended amal- tween the pa-nirie wheat grower and  gamlation but suggested chlaniges in. 'the fruit 'producer. I.t wias true, he  the constitution  of  the  United  Far-! said,   teh'aT the   fmiit   producer   was  Boys   11   and "under,   50   yards��������������������������� j n<m had a walkover, the score stand-' -oln'S -���������������������������   in   lhe  speakers'   tent   by  1st, A. Sihvon;  2nd, 13. Witala;   3rd,  ,���������������������������,���������������������������.   <, ,   ..���������������������������   -it .>>..   p���������������������������-,,���������������������������n Jlrs.   MacLachlan.  .1. Robertson.  Girls 11 and under���������������������������1st, T. Cutler;   2nd, B. Gray;   3rd, V. Cutler.  Boys 9 and under, 50 yards���������������������������1st,  i-V Witala; 2nd, T. Gray; 3rd, A.  Rosoman.  Girls 9 and under���������������������������1st, S. Mac-  ready; 2nd, Jean Dale; 3rd, J.  Goodridge.  Boys 7 and under, 35 yards���������������������������1st,  A. Rosoman;-   2nd,   D.   Goodridge;  3rd, D. Rimimer.  .Girls 7 and under���������������������������1st, M. M'ac-  ready;   2nd, K. Gray;   3rd,  M.  Da'-,e.  Little tots' race (10 entries)���������������������������all  winners,  ���������������������������Boys'   high   jiunlp���������������������������1st,   S.   Paterson;  2nd, B. Robertson;  3rd, E.Rob-,  crtson.  Girls, thread the needle���������������������������'Ist, D  Neve;  2nd, C. Dale;  3rd!, H. Dale.  Boys, hop, skip and jump���������������������������1st,  6. Paterson;  2nd, T.  Collinson;   3rd,  B. Robertson.  Girls bMndifold race���������������������������1st, G.Dale;  find,  C.   Dale;   3rd,  JD.  Neve.  Boy's sack race, 1st (heait���������������������������1st, B.  Witala; 2nd, J. Robertson; 3rd, A.  *Sihvon'.  Boys'   sack   race,   2nd   heat���������������������������1st,  ing  8-1   in   Vernon's  favor.  The baseball game was even more  one-sided., Kamloops 'being shut out  with eight runs against them.  The Maypole exercises and dance  of nation's 'by the Vernon school  children held in the sk'ating pavilion, was a great attraction and the  performance highly praised.  CARP OF TWAXIvS  I1AVK OF   HAMIJ/TOX  Fstahlislics Iti-iincli in Enderby,  Waving Taken thc llrick Illock  Opposite  Walker  Press  In resp'onse to the 'petitlion signeu  by Enderby citizens, a week or two  ago, representatives of ithe Bank of  Hamilton visited ithe town and diLs-  Wte take this means to express trtot a few days ago and decided to  our sincere appreciaitton, Of ;the many ,esta.blteh a branch of that ,popular i  acts of kindness ancl sympathy, ^rn'mercial bank in Enderby. The  ���������������������������showri unto us and toward father in, ^cai branch will be under the man-  Ms many   weeks  of illness,   by   the'a'Semcnt <*E Mr*  Scobt'  ,ate ������������������f V'aiL'  mers. The chairman complimented  the comimlittee irpon the unanimity  of it-s findings and then called on. 'the  secretalry of the advisory board for  the report .prepared by that 'body.  ���������������������������This was read by Secretary Griffiths and showed that the board was  in favor of a Farmers' union, but  there was a strong feeling that the  institutes should not be 'ruPed out of  exiisten'ce. The board would not feel  disposed to recommend that the  government legislate the institutes  as non-existent. However tlhe board  would recommend to the various institutes that they carefuICy consider  the advisability  of  amalgamation.  Advises Caution  Light was throw.ii on the situation  by Chairman Bailey of the advisory  and  others  board,   who   refenred   to   the   length |  gftting ���������������������������everything in sight ,and  what he favored was orre large  united body so that everyone might  profit equia'ly. Such an organization  would put the ifarmer of the Northwest irt h.is place and there would  bo fairness for all. '  "It -is Imperative that we get together and get away from government control,"  he concluded.  The oflicial resolution, as outlined  above, , was then drafted and proposed by Chiainnnan Baifey and seconded by President Copeland. There  were no dissenting votes. After the  close of the convention the delegates  were given a banquet by Kelowna  citizens, short addresses being made  by the Hon. E. D. Banrow, minister  of agriculture;  J.  W. Jones, M.L.A.,  peoiple   of   Enderby,   amid   we  ithiank oou  ver.     It   willi 'be   located  in  the  an .for that symlpathy and  help brick    .block    opposite    tha   Walker  you  so in'Stintlingly  given.  THEO. ADAMS,  EDITH ADAMS.  of  time some  o'f  the   in.stitutes   had ���������������������������     Sunday   dinner  at   the   King   Ed-  been   in   existence,   saying   that  nat-  wiard . and   complete   the   joys   of   a  ural 'loyalty to an' institution would  perfect dky motoring,  lead many members  to  olbject  to  a \ ___________  PreJss,   wliiich:   prqpenty,   we   under  Stand  is   being   taken   over   by  itihe _  bank.     The huirding   is   now   being [    renovated and it is (hoped to have it  Rev.  J.  A.   Dow is spending  the'ready  for the  bank's opening in a  week im Nelsonl - .'.-"' few days.  summary    dissolution..     The.,   board j     At last the trunk roads 'have been  members,  he said.,  were strongly  in ipuit into shaaie  and  road com'plaints  favor  of  a  United   Fanmlers'   Union, .'have died to a whisper.,  but it was necessary to go slowly and  perhaps it would be wise to allow a  period of six .months or a year in  which to complete the -work.  Services will not be held m the Presbyterian Church on Sunday, but all will  join in the  Methodist Church services.  G-. ������������������ftanagan Cantmoner  In which is merged The Enderby Press and Walker's Woekjr_  Published every Thursday at Enderby. B.C.,   by The  Walker Press, at  per year; $1.00 six months.  H..M.   WALKER  THURSDAY, JUNE 10, .192.0  OKANAGAN  COMMONER  Profiteering Against Canadians  Local Pound By-Law  A news dispatch from Halifax states that "an  interesting* commentary on the announcement  that sugar is. due * for another advance is to be  found in the fact that great quantities of sugar  are being piled up here, presumably for export-  tation abroad. It is stated that several hundred  |bags ol* sugar arc at present awaiting shipment  'at one pier, and that the quantity is daily increasing. At anolhcr pier, upward of a quarter of a  of   Hour   arc   awaiting   shipment  AI the lasl meeting of the Knderby Local, U.  F. B. C, a committee was appointed t'o wail on mj'i|j0n   bags  lhe cily council wilh regard to the city's pound abroad."  by-law!    Thc men  of  this committee are  level-j     |t  ;s   jusi suc], damnable procedure  headed  and   lair-minded.     W.e  can   resl^ assured <Iic;itc<l in this report lhal is adding to the unrest  I'u* and llie distressing feeling of oppression  lhat is  ....    ..........        . .     _       .    .   .       0no  control  as  is m-  Ihat   thev  will   not  ask   the   unreasonable.  purpose of lhis article is nol to interfere in anv unmistakably in evidence'in Canada today,  wav wilh whal may bc asked of the city by the (j.,v   {bc   government   commissioner   in   co  U. F. commillce  Wc Would, however, like to point oul that a  great deal of noise has been heard aboul this  "pound by-law lhal is nol just' and is not called  for.    Everv olher town in the Valley enforces a  will tell Canadian housewives'that sugar is going  lo bc short for canning purposes, and advising  thc buying of a sugar stock to havc il on hand  when the fruit-canning time comes. Then, again,  wc arc told that0the embargo on sugar is to be  similar by-law. and thc constable,in these towns;liitocl lo enable our Canadian sugar kings to ship  does nol have to enquire ofrlhe cow if shc is V fhc" surplus oul of thc countrv."  farm-fed or a town-fed animal before she is rimj xiic B. C. Veterans' \Vecklv".\vcll puts it when  inlo pound if roaming thc streets, tearing up gar-,jt SUVs: "If such is the case then it behooves  dens, and dirtying up thc sidewalk. And we scc|CVCVv housewife in Canada' to make a prompt  no reason why the constable of Enderby shouldaiK] determined protest against any lifting of the  have tQ do it. Hc bas, however, been doing il.!embargo upon the export of sugar from Canada.  Country-owned cows arc picked out and run out; Assuming that this sugar is" accumulated' at  of town, while town-owned cows arc run into: Halifax, "then it must bc perfectly clear that the  pound. Under thc law there should not be this owners have somc reason lo believe that they  distinction drawn. Thc nonstable is not paid to'<..������������������������������������������������������, secure lhc necessary permission to ship it  herd callle.    EvOry reasonable farmer recognizes om\ 0f the country.  this, and while some have made a big noise ifj "Unless the mcniorv of the public is dccidedlv  their livestock did happen to get inlo pound faulty thcy have.not "vet forgotten thc storv of  through not being lagged so thc constable could tbc vcllow sugar surplus that was invented in  pick them oul, oilier farmcis havc complained .hopes of gelling permission to export a surplus  because their stock was  not impounded instead : []ult did-not exist.  of being driven out of town to further wander, ������������������xhc present price of ..sugar is largely the rc-  about the country and bc'onie more difficult for|sl,n Gf manipulation and the public'should dc-  them to find. . '  There is a phase of injustice in this demand ol  some    farmers   for   special 'treatment   of   their  slock.    Town-owned cow  eal by the wayside to  musl  look  neither  to  tlie right nor  to  thc left  Townspeople are the taxpayers in the town, and  upon   them    the   burden    of   upkeep   must   be  shouldered.    Thcy havc limited pasture at best,  and it must always be paid for.    Thcy cannot  mand that no export of sugar be permitted from  Canada until the price comes down lo a reasonable level.   Wc havc been told, until wc are sick  iows are not permitted  loi0f the mvth. thai supply and demand govern-thc  and from pasture^   Thcy;prjcc of sugar.   If the demand in Canada is high  enough fo justify present prices, then that, same  free range "as do the country-  take advantage oi  owned critters.  . If lhere is to be a distinction drawn between  thc counlry and the town cow, wc would suggest  thc wearing of tags by thc country cattle coming  to town to pasture.  demand' is loo great to justify any export.  A Fictitious Prosperity  When Canadians were asked to buy Victory  Bonds, it was said lo be for the purpose of providing credit for needy, countries of Europe so  tbey could buy Canadian made goods in thc Canadian markets. This, it was argued, Would continue the good limes in Canada b}' providing a  ready market for. our goods. The credit was  provided and Canadian goods have becn, and  arc being, purchased���������������������������and at the most unheard-  of prices. At lhc same time, with Canadian  money backing thc foreign purchases, and thereby enabling the Canadian manufacturers of thc  goods lo virtually set their own price on them,  we have opened the way for the price manipulators lo deplete the supply at home in order to  fake advantage of  the higher prices offered  by  tlie war-stricken 'nations  viding   lhe  credit  fc  ���������������������������i^  or v.liom wc arc pro-  With  the  home   market  de-  he price manipulator gels an-  Tnsurip'jr Against Want  Mere continuous effort, accumulation without  a fixed -plan or svslem. niggardlv economy on  Ih.c onc hand and "reckless1- prodigality on the.  other., are not specifies for old age. We well  know .that strict attention lo business, a policy  of "sawing wood" or thc process of spending  lillle and accumulating much docs not always  work' oul in the accepted dramatic formula of  "living happilv ever after" fiftv. A deliberate  stndv of results compiled by thc Magazine of  Wall Street by an eminent sfat'istician leads to  somc amazing revelations1, which prove that the  aforesaid ffood"intentions ^������������������ n������������������t materialize in  ��������������������������� practice.    Thc figures prove:  1. At thc age of forty-five, only 4 per cent have  accumulated anything���������������������������and kept it-  2. Afler flffv. not onc in a hundred can recover  his ..financial fooling, and not more than 2 per  cent arc independent. ,  3. At sixty-five, thc number, dependent on relatives or charity, lias reached. 85 per cent.  It is obvious from these figures, laking into  consideration the fact that America stands, foremost, among wealthy nations, thai there is something wrong with thc entire scheme of tilings.  plcl'ed of goods,  olher chance, and our homc prices are forced up  cjnitc^asHiighT^iJ^nofHiigherr^thaii-^lhe^pr-icc^at  wliich lhc same standard of goods arc sold Overseas. In olher words. Canadians, in providing  lhc credit for lavish foreign buying, have cre-  a market for manufacturers who, in turn,  by virtue of the dopVlion of the home sup-  arc permitted   lo  run   lhe prices  up  lo cor-  il  a led  and  i>iy,  respond   with,  foreign  trade.  We have crcato<  lain,  a   prosperity  bolh ends.  Spir't of (Co-operation  THURSDAY, JUNE 10, 1920  It will pay you to  inspect the new model  COME  IX AND  SEE  THE  1920  FORD   CARS,   A   CARLOAD   HAVING  JUST BEEN RECEIVED  ���������������������������o        Here are some, of the new features of this every popular car:  One-mian   Top���������������������������Double   rain-vision     Ventilating   "Windshield*���������������������������Snap,  Curtains*" in   sections���������������������������Demountable Rims, " spare     rinv,    and     carrier-���������������������������  Timken   Roller-bearings   in   front   wli els���������������������������Heavy   Upholstering*-���������������������������deeper  seats���������������������������Electric   Startar   anld   Instrument     Board���������������������������Electric     Headlights  from  storage battery.  . PRICE,  $!M>5.00  f.o.b. Enderby    -  RAND'S GARAGE  ENDERBY  Ford Dealer and Repairs.  nol   exceed,   those charged   the  and are attempting lo main-  hal  is burning the candle at  A Friendlv Message to Organized Labor  ,fhI  to organize does not mean the  ize.  ihl  lo fair pay docs not mean the right  not  lo  qui I   work   does  with  others  to  close  mean   the  or  wreck  I he nghl  lo tyrannize  The right  lo overpav.  The   right  right to conspire  lhe plant.  The right to join a union does not' mean thc  right cither to slander the'merchant, or to conspire againsl his business1.  The right to.carry a.union card1 docs not mean  lhe right to keep out of thc plant a workman  wilhoul a union card.  The right lo freedom of speech does not mean T,aboi  lhc  right   to   abuse   or   misuse   tlie   freedom   of   "  speech.  The right to bargain collectively does nol mean  Ihe right to slough the responsibilities and obligations wliich go wilh 'the right.  These truths.' some of Ihem subject to modifi  ���������������������������Thc-=a nn ual-report-oiVthG^O.--.U.=-G.,=j usUpub-  lished in book form, tells of the success of lasl  season's  operations.     Speaking of  the  spirit  of  co-operation which is manifest the report says:  "The  spirit  of organization  and  co-operalion  is   everywhere  manifest  among  farmers  al   the  present time, and wc trust the aflilialed locals of  lhis   pioneer  co-operative  organization   throughout   lhe   Okanagan   will   benefit   greatly   by   the  added interest heing laken by all growers in cooperative   enterprises.    -The   growers   who   havc  , loyally stood by this co-operative movement for  ithe  pasl seven  years havc every reason   t'o   feel  jproud  of   the  success  which   has  been   allaincd.  and it is nol loo much to say lhal the satisfactory  .  .   (results at present being realized are largely due  right (o tjlc cfi'ort& of this organization, find made possible only by their support.   The success attained  .should   result   in   a   much  larger  support  being  given by growers who, for one reason or' anolher,  have hither lo held aloof."  NAPOLEON BRAND OLIVE OIL  VAN CAMP'S PORK AND BEANS.  LIBBY'S AND DURKEE'S SALAD DRESSING  TRY A TIN OF VICTORIA CROSS3 COCOA   WITH   YOUR  NEXT ORDER.  DUNCAN  BROS,       Enderby's Quality Store  OVERLAND CARS  '- o  Another carload of Overland 4's ������������������ the way. Order yours before they  are all sol'd.     One and . VL>-ton Maxwell Truck  for Hire.      ��������������������������� ���������������������������    "  Expert motor 'mechanic for any make of car in charge of our Repair  Shop. - '      c  AGENTS FOR  Overland, Gray Dort, Chevrolet, Mclaughlin and Maxwell cars and  Maxwelli Trucks. * .. .  Jas. McMahon & Son        Enderby  THE  ENDERBY HARDWARE GO.  j. Has a Good JMiie of-   ���������������������������  Cream Separators and Churns  1 No. 12 De Lavajl at $125.00;  500  b. capacity. :  1 No.  C Viking at'������������������100;   600 lb. capacity.  1 No. B Viking at $80;  350 lb. capacity. c.  .1 No. A Viking at $60.00;  200 lb.   apacity. '    -  These  machines  have  been  well   rled   and   are   giving   good   satisfaction. We also have two second-hand machines: .  1 Magnet;   400  lb.  capacity, cash     $35.00  1  Magnet,  400  lb.  capacity;  good as new,   cash    ......... .\ . .V. $50.00  .1   Second-hand  Butter  Worker  .    $5.00  Revolving Parrel CIhihjs���������������������������  No.    1    .... ....  ���������������������������    ,,$11.00  No.    2 J....    $13.00  No.   3     $15.0*0  1   good   3 2-inch   Plow   with  JD  End Coulter     $36.00  Leave  your orders for Mower Repays.  Headquarters   for  Bicycle   Repairing  A name that stands for the best in hotel service  King Edward HoteJ  P. ft. MURPHY  I'l-opi-'etor  PwJerfry  A House Divided  The Shevlin Equalizer, a "shop" monthly published b}r the employees of the Shevlin-Hixon  Company of Bend, Oregon, has this bit of logic:  "A house divided against itself cannot stand,  and Capital constitute the house of Industry. In the ycars, Labor and Capital, instead  of being one, have consisted of iwo factions,  held together by certain bonds of mutual interest, it is true; bul slill opposed to each other by  private interest. Each section has ils own  troubles and problems; but none of us can look  cation on moral grounds, are alike simple and'longer upon our own narrow field and selfish  sell-evident.���������������������������F. \V. Phelps, in Pacific Coast*Me- interest alone. The trouble of any part of In-  chanic. - Ultislry is the trouble of the whole."  Tiie Tire  Poctors  We are open to buy a Metal Turning Lathe and a Drill Press. Our  Cycle j Repair .Department wains  500   old'  Bicycles,  any condition-.  Armstrong Vulcanizing Works  TTVv a   la ������������������*��������������������������� ������������������f Barringjmll Coffee  I ry a %iar      (Solute)  More Coffee for less money.    1 lb in each jar. "  Buy your Water Glass NOW.  Agents for Massey-Harris farm implements  TEECE & SON  ENDERBY 4  4  THURSDAY, JUNE 10, 1920  OKANAGAN  COMMONER  ^fm+^^Bm******.  ^^^*B*+*B*B++^t*Bm*m  T&E    HISTORY   OF  BATTLEFOR1  It is only of recent years, since the  epening of the country by the rail-'  'roads and the discovery of its wonderful possibilities, that Western  'Canada has found its way into Ihe  histories of the world. The stones  of the early settlers who .penetrated  nn almost unknown land full of hope  but of. uncertainty of the future, tlie  Indian troubles, the proving of the  fertility and productivity of Western  -soil, the transition of the prairie  tfrom Its primitive wildness to the  "huge productive grain areas supplying the granaries of the world���������������������������all  these are almost-too near our own  >epoch to yet be history. "Yet there  are certain localities which constitute landmarks In the glowing story  of Western progress, names already  fragrant with historical aroma,  .blending tbe romance of early settlc-  .ment'with the bustle of modern Industry and agricultural progress.  JThe Battleford district is one of  these. ��������������������������� '  ,  The city of' Battleford, beautifully  situated where the Battle river and  mighty r.-.skatrhewan converse, was  one of the earliest ot Wefetern settlements���������������������������a thriving-little commun1  ity in the era before the railroads. It  linked "up Winnipeg with Calgary  and MacLeod on the main trail wbicb  led through what are now the.prairie.  ifrarinces. tn 1878 it was made the  ���������������������������eat of the.North West Territories*  Government' and Parliament , continued to meet there until the penetration of tlie Canadian Pacific Railway further south and the consequent attraction or ecu 1 ers along its  {tracks-caused, it to relinquish lhis  J.honor .In favei or. the .more conveniently situated town of ilegina. Its  '���������������������������name occurs frequently Jin' tho. tales  !������������������f .'early western" se;tlement "a.id the-  ;Ba.ttleford district v.as the scene of  many .bloody encounters between  ���������������������������pioneers and Indians.* At- the barricades of the town the I adian Chid  Poundmaker surrendered to General  ;Midd4eton on May 23th, 18S5.= virtufl-  ily. closing the chapter of Canada's  ilndiap wars.  ,| It Is in this historic r:Strict, tl^t -  ������������������ne.of the last blocks of land own*d  tyr the C.P.R. is just becora'ng available for settlement. It is'a beautiful  ���������������������������ark area of picturesque sJia^y  frores, rolling upland" and lrtxiiriaat  fneadows. The country Is ad.vurably  suited td'.mixed farming find the lire  ftock industry, for its rolling-slopes  firodtyce fine hay. and its chfnps ef  rets, whilst offering no serious obstacles to grain growing, afford sha^e  Ifn the summer and shelter in tht  Jointer. The snil is a ricn chocoVa'e  ijoam With a. cwiy sobsoil* ensuring a  leonoervation of these insredientrc  'which make for rapid and hardy  {growth. "-Wheat is ;<r->wn p*rt<?ns!*7������������������!y  ;and successfully as wc-U.ns 'other  i cereal crops-. Every pha��������������������������� r-r nsri-  ! culture in fact, has be*" "nceess-  l fullv.. r-rrled on.- Poultry raising,  l marked gardening, and vegetable  {growing flaurifh. -whilst thtre is to  ibttt#rUai^y=tf(^^to--%^W_^  financial loss ito the Dominion would  ���������������������������have been'enionniious. Thiis and stai-  ilar instances proved the value of  expert inspection, and .tihe necessity  for th'e certifi'oated herd system.That  system, .haid been >a success in the U  S., and' itlhey must seek .to bring it  Into  being  in  Oaniada.  Campaign   Against  Disease  A  big  campaign  has  been  set on  'fclot   in   Alberta   and   Saskatchewan  by tihe G-overmiment to .put an end to  mi'iiige 'and scabies anno ing the cattle  of   those   provinces.     Thtere    were   \  number of other (parasitical'1 disease--,  esipeciia'lly   those  affecting  sheep and  swrnc, which would 'have to be dfealt  Defects   and   IWnlhie*  Ably   Set���������������������������1*   hy   organized   effort.     Poultry  For:!,  by  Dr.  Tolmie,  Minister of Besses cost Camada more tihan  $, ,  000;000 .every   year.     A   special   an-  uot know what they were saying.  They miust. educate it-he people in the  condition's oif 'tihe ifar inter's. K-fe.  Riley at Home  CANADIAN   AOHICULTURE  Agricultiii!  Perhaps no man in Canada today  is more abl'.e to give advice on agricultural delfects and needs than Dr  vestigation of .these diseases -was  now be'iing made by 'the Department  of Agriculture.  The  scrub   bull   campaign  in0 On-  A tari'o wag worth ,the 'attention of (th  The. Parmer   Wiho   kept  Tolmie, Minister of Agriculture  farmer .hira'self' of many years' ex-.- convent/ion.  rerttlace, 'he lano.ws.just where the such an inmate should have "scrub  /n)3ustry is weakest and how these bull" yelled at him until ihe under-  weaknesses should  bfe overcome. I stood that 'the 'neighbors disapproved  In a "recent address Dr. Tolmie ������������������lf ih';s ownership of such detriment  salid he firmly beieved that the fu-' to tote-lllglent stock breeding. He  ture of farming in Canada lay in''1*'*���������������������������1 nto ,..paitienece wiffli such men,  the direction of mixed farming, an i emi he asked them to show no  livestock, of .course, was the basis of' Patlenece to suchrmen. -  mixed farming. If agricultural 'de-; '������������������*> di������������������*. n'ot 'took ,for a Von^ con"  velopment in 'the Dominion- did not.t*IMian"5e of ifche 1>re^fn,t J^V0���������������������������65  take   that    direction    farmers    were Qt ���������������������������">c'rk l-^oduc'ts     "**��������������������������� -   *"-'--���������������������������"-  Ah In'dii-ana.polis lawyer, with a  friend, motored clown to Greenfield,  Indiana, th'e birthplace of J amies  WMtcomb Riley, the Hoosier 'poet.  They ha.d dinner at the hotel, and  thought tlhey wtoirld like to see *tjh'e  luose w.liere Riley Hived, so they  asked 'the hotel  mlan:  "Where is  the  Riley 'house?"  "I don't know ,any 'hotel by that  name," he. ro.plled, "'though there  may be sam'e such boarding 'house  here."  "I mean ithe James "Wlhi'tconvb  HBHey Ihouse," said the lawyer,  Uhlinking his host had misunderstood.  "I don't know Mm; you may be  able to findi ihiis name in the ci'tiy directory." c  "I gue'ss h'c's moved," said the  lawyer, as he ovni'essly thumbed the  directory. ������������������  "Probably," .the 'hotel keeip,e,r  com*m*enited. "Some of . tlhem Iris-h  don't stay lomg in one place."  Fortunes   by   Smelling  Girls are 'makin0- fortunes ifrom th'eir  rioses in Fraruee and England, says  -the  London  Mail.     They   en'ter the  The Britten mar  faced' with tlve grave possibilities������������������of ksts v,ere fugged with ipork at tl^ profession of scent seekers, and^firid  s'op*I exhaustion. Great Britain^ the enc1 of bhe w,a,r; and that congestion ew .perfumes for the laidies" of  ctaESlic home of mixed ' (farmiing, still'oftiained. .He thou^lut fhiat ������������������hej weal*th, power and the stage. j  possessed more dlifferent breeds of market for Canadian pork .products Many Erjfgiish girls are,trained in  livestock than -all t'he resit of .the*wouM s'ooln <?pen up ������������������������������������a*n-;",������������������nd al-l Tjomlon scent, firms, "while some  world combined; and its product of ready .there was a. strong demam^ atudy ,tlie ,art ,in ^ R.i^era flower  cl* grain .per acre wa&'much" greater for Canadian b'acon.. There was a|g,ard6-ng Some cf t'he students open  than' an������������������v avcfi-ge sh'owr,' .by ^ny- j transpacific business in agricultural! sh^DS of thertr mvni on Bond street,  part "of the North American contin- Pro'ducts of Canada ������������������nd the United  ent. Andi bhds was in a cbuntry in'S^tes that exceeded one biilllion dol-  wtMcSi   s'olil   exhaustion  .would   have ''***  ^aar1^'   and  he 'B*��������������������������� ,no ���������������������������as^n  developed    cenfturies    ago  -if    mixed wh;y   Canada's   share  of   that   trade two ^ t<0 ,have the s0ie use of an  farming   had   ndt   becomfe  thfe   faith ^uld not b? ������������������reat,y ���������������������������������������������lt"'P!ied  and   tr^diti'cin -of- the   Old   Country  When in need O'f a choice ������������������cut of  meat of any kind give us a call. A  full assortment of fresh, smoked and  saQlt meats on> (hand. Also' lard. Green  vegetables   fresli   every  day.  Fresh  Fish  for  Friday.  Order;-) called for and ipromiptly  delivered from  THE  CASH  MEAT  MARKET  Phone 63  Kodaks  and Kodak Supplies  farmer.  Great  Opportunities in B.  C.  ���������������������������Doctor    Tolmiie   'deailt   ait . length  where $10,000 a year is no trare fig-  u>re for the profits of a year.  ���������������������������Am actress paid $5,000 a yeair or  appealing new perfume.  Nothing to Fall Buck, On  ���������������������������   "You miusit give up coffee aiid���������������������������"  "I-never dr'nik Lt, doctor," _,,  "Anfd 'stop smoking."  "I don't smoke." i  ."Hiimiph'! that's bad.    If you 'hiave  n'oithiing^ to   give, uip.   I'm   afraid   I  rlt was very imrpbrtanit to the ,pro- with. the great opportunity for d;air^  gress of CairiaidiHain agriculture_. that farming in British. Oolumlbia. ���������������������������Ther;  the young men of the country siiould "were unisunpassedi *cliimia.tic ������������������on.d,i-  be J ihdiuce'd'. 't'o i3<tialy; on tjhe farm.("tions 'here 'for tliat" industry." He  Young-;nien of today -were being en-'wanted "more ,co-operationi -between  ticed from the farms by- the allnre-j itihe Federal aiid Provinicial'Govern  memits.. amd excitement of-- city, life' ments in this and all "other -aspect  A-gr'icultuire imust be made more pro-of agriculture. A better, feeling cf can't do much for you."  finable;   an4'thel   fiarm-   hoimie   m,ustj also",   be     cuitivated,    between     thej 0  ��������������������������� -  be -made-m'ore  attractive.     Iin  such townsman   and.  the . farmer..     The      Is fanmirag some day wholly to .be  directions, he could .promise the help-townsmian   miust  be  informed   about j abolished? Owing'to the rush to tlhe  the farmer's   life.'   It .made  hiim  ij"l cities, t'he aim-ounlt of hired labor on  to hear itailk of the  dairyman  pr.ofi Ithe'farms i's now only 72jper cenjt of!  teer.in.g.    The men wlhio so talked did .wh'alt it .was before the war.  A. UEEVES  W.M.  A.F.&A.M-  Enderby Lodge No- <������������������  Itegular meetings , first  Thursday on or after the  full moon sit 8 p. m. in Ma-  Bbnic     Wall. 'Visiting  brethren cordially invited  C. IT. REEVES  Secretary  ENPERBY   U)PGE  No. 35. K. of P.  Meets 1st & Srd Monday ,ev������������������  in Masonic Hall.   Visitorscor-  dially invited to attend.  WM. ANDERSON. C. C  H. M. WALKER. K. R. S  R. .7. COLTART, M.F.  EUHEKA EODGE NO 50  I. G. O. f.  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.  ^C. SKAUNG, B. A.  Barrister, Solicitor,  Notary Public.  INSURANCE  Bell Blk. Enderby, B.C.  Subscribe for the Commoner and  get ithe home news.  of his department.  In   this   corinecition, an   inteJMi'gent  effort roust  be 'made   to extend  the  available markets of Canadian agricultural produce. The ifarmer would  t*a*ke  care   of .prodaiction  if*'he  were  ass'ste'd  in  fimdiing  a -market.     The  Uniteti States, considered as a Canadian   market,   was   convenient   and  satisfactory;   but  he eould  not-he'p  thinkiing we were iputting too imiany  of oiur eggs in one basket. The B-riit-  is!h   market  must   be   developed   and  nourished.     There   was   ncit   enough  Canadiiian beef going over there. One  reason   for   that   was   tbat   our  beef  wias'  n'ot   of- good   en'ougih   quialtity.  The     ArgenMne     was     ouit-rivallimg  Canada  in   the  quality   of  the   beef.  No t^nfore^th'an^l:0~or���������������������������1:2-i)er-cent==of  the   Canplijan   ftyeeif   wioiuild   ipalsjs   Inspection  (for  'im'port   to  the   British  market.  Incredible Conditions  in  Ontario  Io Ontario, so (long the hub of  thin'gs agriicul���������������������������u.ral in - Can'adia, and  now the centre of such new and in-  ter&sitihiig ipoll tical - 'devel'opimenjts,  even there the quality of beef was  not what lit s'hould be Forty per  cento off O'nitaliHo b'ulllis were scrub  ���������������������������aimi'mial'is alt the -present tiimie. He  and visited the abattoir at Toron'to  recently on a day when 700 beeves  had been killed. He saw on that  occasion many carcasses dressing  ofnlly 225 to 350 pounds. It was  harddy credible, but he could assure  them itJhat there was not one' well  finished caraass to be seen. This  country, was (losing tens of thousands of dollars on such cattle as  t'his. The Department of A'gniicul-  ture. hte taken niote of the fact that  we were devoting too imuoh attention to the breediinig 'of caittle in this  country and not enough to the finishing, of the ibeef product.  |Dr. Tolmie .couiid not enuphasize  too muidh the im;port'ance to Canada  of its liyesitock. There hiad beeni  some yefars ago a very violent outbreak of foot-and-miouth disease in  t'he Unlite-di States. If Canada "had  not been successful in keeping ithat  epidemic   ������������������ upside   hler  ibordera,   the  You never will know the full  enjoyment of an outing  until  you  'take   a  Kodak with you  A. Reeves  Druggist and Stationer.  ENDERBY  farms For Sale  I have several gooj3 hay and stock  anches  for sale,>from   130  to   330  acres   each.     Apply   for   prices" aad  ermg. s  Box 17% ,:.    ,   Enderby  4&*. PicJi*on  Pel| piocH En4ert>y  SMMMMtX  *r  pya Scoria T-obster������������������ Tempi Americari  Palaces  Sespf/aflr StMrsrys- PayHateherys  JfOTSrS   Sc'dti^.r  i Canada produces b\������������������ |^r cent, of  the lobster supply of the world, and.  in addition, the finest lobsters. The  lobsters of the New England coast  are the little brothers of the noble  crustaceans native to the more northern and colder waters of Labrador,  and. indeed, Canadian female lobsters  are selected for use ln American  ihatcheries to improve tbe strain.  JTbe Labrador coast has thp greatest  'known supply, but. is too distant to  be available for commercial purposes  at present.     The main supply   now  comes from the Gulf of St. Lawrence  particularly around the famous  Island of Anticosti. and from the  waters about Nova Scotia.  Nova Scotia is famous for romance .apples, cherries, and. last but  ho least, lobsters. The government  has every intention that this happy  state of affairs shall continue and  maintains fifteen hatcheries' In the  province. The lobsters are also  guarded out of season by strict protective laws.  The Nova Scotia 1019 lobster s'ea-  ^STKi-rf Gwuffether is ^Aj^c/cet lonA,  i ��������������������������� c&mf>or& mri'tAs tA& rn^rx^  son has t'Pcn verv satisfactory, 'l'ti*  total catch is given as 5.825,09*1  pounds, .valued at $1.3lJ6.946. Th������������������  catr.h wa.= somewhat ���������������������������srrrril'p;' than ;r  1918, when tbe onantHv was 6.285.-  820 .pounds, hir n r-M'.Hi h'trh^r valua-  tion is put on tb������������������ 19*151 "Ptrh. Th������������������  value of the 1918 catch \va= $799,397.  Tn 1919 there were ���������������������������1.020:8fi<! nounds  of. lobsters put iin in the'eann^-'ne  and 4.831.232 pounds of live lobs'prg  were exported. In Nova Scotia the  price for live lobsters was 10 cents a  pound, but much higher prices wore  paid in Boston .where canned Nova  Scotia lobster brought 67.8 cents a  pound.      '  The 1919 season lasted only from  March 1 to May 31. instead of froin  December 15 to  May 31.  as  in   P'O-  vious yeaid. HOSPITAL   DRIVE   FUND  Amount   of  paid   up   individual  scri-ptions   . .'..'... $S0  Total amount previously acknow  led'ged-    . .*'  $2,41  ���������������������������Donations since���������������������������  Miss   Beattie   ............. .^  Uyecho ul]    .......������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������..,,...  Mr.   McKee    .;.-.. .-. ........  P.  H.r Murphy   . .'.-. ........  R.   J.".Coltart   ....... ��������������������������� **. . ...  Mr.   Lucas    ...............  Mrs.    Preston   Mv   Frieni     ........ J ������������������. . *. .  Mrs.   W.  A.   Mack   .���������������������������. .* . .-.-*. v .  Mrs. Waller Mack . ': .  J.    Bmer,?.     ... A. ......... .  E.  J.   Emeny    O.   Olsen    ....'... .a ...... .  , O.   Jones    John; -Avians   H.   Aldin      su.b-  S.7S  5.20  2.00  1.50  6.00  5.00  5.00 I  .1,00-  1.00  2.00 1  ���������������������������T.00'1  i.oo !  2.00'  1.00 ''  2.00  1.00  ���������������������������100 '  2.00  Frank Fran  Pays Up; Quits  Leaves   Note   and   Prepares   to   End  Life   After   Paying  Dills  In the Vancouver Province of Friday, June 4 this news iite-m 'appeared:  "Making what might bc regarded  a.s prcpar.Ttion.-i fcr his death, and  leaving a note stating that he was  about to commit suicide. Frank  Frank'in disappeared fii'om his lodgings, I57S Fifth avenue west, on  Thursday morning nnd has not since  j been seen.  j "The letter containrin-g the information that the writer intended to  j end- his 1-i'fe ancl that he had enclosed  3ca word first insertion. 2c  n word   each inser- , $41    to   COVei*   the   expense   of   having  tiun thereafter;   25c minimum charge;    10c extra ... ,_.,,,  where cash doci not accompany order. I 1"! S   trunks   Shipped   to  -his   brOth'er   in  OKANAGAN  COMMONER  hppeid to bave a full summer's work.  Mr-. Robelrta jsipeiaks in, very high  terms of Franklin's chiaoiacter... He  was a clean-Mving man and generous  aiiid kindly to all his friends.  THURSDAY, JUNE 10, 1920  Kl  1  ENDERBY  EDGINGS  St    St    St  $2409.  Want Ads  E.  A.   Cast of -L'.laney  and  itometr-ists   antf   Opticians,  ���������������������������    .    -,     -. Toron,to,  together   with  Cast, Op-1 ������������������  Revel board   and  room  $10   to -pay  which   was  ' due  Mr.   Morrison.     Little is  known  -.toke,  B.   C,   will   be  at  fhe  King ,  Edward   Hote",   Monday,   June   14, .of   the  massing  man   wiho,   according  ���������������������������and Tuesday, June 15.  It  , to Mr.  Morrison,  was of -a quiet dis-  ��������������������������� ^"~J ,, ��������������������������� .position."  WANTED���������������������������A    good     genitlo    sad-o.le       _       ,   ���������������������������       , ,. , , ���������������������������   ���������������������������  ponv.  E'bout 000  pounds.  Kenneth!     Frank: I-ranklm was an old En'der.  Worth, Trinitv V-sl <=y.  Jn   10-3r        by   boy,   living   here   a   niunnber   of  ���������������������������,^���������������������������T rr,r.     ���������������������������     . ,       ,     T           ,- While at work in the Ender-  FOR    ~"---'~���������������������������     "      T   SERVICE���������������������������Registered    Jersey  'bull.     Mable  H.   Aldin.  L-ake  road:   3  Jly  m-i'-es.  1-p  FOR RB.N'T���������������������������Lower .bedroom wiith  fireplace and: use of bathroom,  Mrs. J. F. Johnson. .7  1 0  -2t.  FOR SALE���������������������������Six r.com brick cot-  taige. cn Russel street. ' Apply \V.  Comim'oner   Office,   Enderby.  FOR   SALE���������������������������15   tons   No  .���������������������������jSf-.OO   per   ton   at   the  Ranch.     Furnish your own sacks. !  FOR   SALE���������������������������Two   'acre  building site;   on river  iin    alfalfa    and    fruit  by s-awmil'.i he lost his r.ighlt am*. At  that time he possessed several  thousand dollars. He left Enderby  for the coast v.-he**e he developed expert use of his left hiand, and for  several years was steadi"*y employed  in the ci'ty incinerator. After relin-  tjuishiing this position inj .favor ot" a  nuan of .family when there was much  1 Oats at unemployment in Vancouver, Mr.  Woods , Frankjlin could not find other employment, and it wias unid'erstood he  \\1"!s n.-i: in a flourishi*i:ig condition,  though,   -he   would   not   accept   anv  il encec  ten   miniiiites  TJ ost o ffi c e.     Ap p I y  Oflice,   Ender.by.  W.  block;    fine  bank;   now .  'trees'    all' thin'-? in 'Lhe n������������������ilure of charity  from  walk  '.from i frien'cl or-lod'Se. He w-as a miem-ber of  Commoner ; this Masonic order, -the K." of P. and  i Oddfellows.  .1      Rev.   A.  Good morning! Isn't, it odd,:i in  these prohibition days The robin  seems to ��������������������������� be*;tl - only thing left that  thinks it can sinig���������������������������at 4 -a/m*..  ii,  Roberts,   speaking   ti  FOR    SALE���������������������������Winchester    magazine the . Vancouver    Province  -rifle.     Bought ' Jan.   19 20.   Perfect1 the  disappearance-of  Fianklin  condition.'     .-.Also   7,000   feet   as-jthe suggestion  cf suicide.  tol>d  sorted lumber; well seasoned. Apply Jas. Dixon, Bell Block, Enderby.       " 2t-p  FOR   SALE���������������������������A   velvet  rug   S   by   10.  C.  Fravel,  Enderby. l3-2p  MILCH  F.   J.  COWS   FOR   SALE���������������������������Apply'  Dunn.   Enderby.  J J  /a$y-   i  my  ���������������������������^S-^rZ^&'^&Arrr:  \  !3W  Let us advise you  in regard to your  foot troubles  We carry a complete stock of Dr.  Scholl's Foot Remedies.  regarding  with  a re-  ! porter thtat   he -was  wiell   acquainted  j A  with Franklin wihbm, he first met in  Enderby in 19 0 2. Framkl-iii was then  working as a sawyer in the 1 lumber  mill, 'a.nd was an energetic young  mlan of good -baibits, *a 'member of the  Methodist church and a regu'ar attendant. After Mr. Roberts left the  Okanagan .towin Franklin met with  an accident that necessitated the  los's of his right anm. To overcome  the loss of 'Ms working arm Franklin came to the coast and took a  business ccurse. fitting -himself 'for  bookkeeping and other office work.  During recent ycars he had found it  ���������������������������hia-rd to find emiploy-ment, 'and he  'bitterly re'gre'tte'd his inability to  serve overseas. Tlie tost time Mr.  Roberts was talking with him -he  spoke .ria-t'Iier despondlingly of his  prospects. He 'had had very little  work to do during tlie winter, but  was then expecting to go to a lodging  camp   to   do   clerical   work   and  Born���������������������������At tho Enderby Hospital,  June 7.th, to Mr. and Mrs. A. Haycock, a son.  Born���������������������������At the Enderby Hospital,  June Sth. to Mr. and- Mrs. Fred Garner, a son.  Mr. A. R. Rogers visited Enderby  -last week to inspect his sawmill  property here.  After a h'oMd'ay of three weeks in  the dentist's cha'ir Station- Agent  Burnham will resume Iris duties this  week, more toothsome 'than ever,  but his bite won't, be any worse.  Twe've or fourteen ca.rs of pleasure seekers visited Mabel Lake on  Sunday and enjoyed the day . They  were kept off the water by the rain  which  fell most  of the afternoon.  ���������������������������Local Pythian'3 will meet at the  hall Sunday afternoon at 2.30 to go  to the cemetery and decorate .the  graves of deceased -brothers. Bring  flowers.  J-a'S. McMahon & Son sold a Max-  we'l truck this0" week to L. Pehoka  of Hullcar. Thiis firm -also 'disposed  of .a McLaughlin car to Mr. Crandlemire of Grindrod ' and -an Overland  Fo-UT to E. Grant. This -makes 15  cars and a truck sold this season by  this firm alone.  ���������������������������' An unforfun-ate accident occurred  on. the Kingfisher drive Tuesday  morning when one "Louie," ar Bohemian eininloyecl 'im breaking the  log jams, was washed off a log and  carried to his death by the rushing  waters. No trace of his body has  yet been found. Kingfisher creek  is mow a raging torrent, making -t'he  work of "driving" extre'mely hazardous.  ���������������������������"Work was resumed last week on  the bridge across Fortune creek on  tho line of the centre trunk road  scon, to be opened crossing the railway a short.,distance south of the  '���������������������������umber yard. This bridge will replace that at Fortune's Crossing,  and 'the new road will do away with  the -awkward hill which Iras m'a'de  the old road so objectionable for so  long a time.  McClary's  Sufco  Sunshine  Furnace  Your   home   heated   bv   this  plan Tor $300 to $325./  Ask   for   booklet,  and  let   ns  havc vour orders now.  Havina tools.  BT *^  Screen doors and windows.  Ice  cream  freezers.  We   can    meet    your    every  want in the hardware line.  FULTON HARDWARE CO.  Plumbing Heating Tinsmithing   ENDERBY, B. C.  Summer Underwear  FOR MEN AND BOYS      2  You will find our itock complete in every detail, and our goods the"  most dependable for summer wear.    Let us show you.  E. B. J3IUL  Gents' Furnishings  Five Roses Flour  Groceries  Subscribe for the Commoner: $2 a year  MARA NOTES  SICAMOUS ORGANIZES-IT. P. B. C.  W. Coe",i was a passenger to Vernon   on   Monday.  ���������������������������W. Sihvon went to Enderby on  "Monday-.  Mr. Humiphreys. viice-:'presi'dent of  the UnLled Farmers, visilte'd Mara  local at its nvont'hly meeting on  Monday n-'ght, and gave a very in-  teres'ting address, which was much  i appreciated. There was a large number presenl, several new members  being signed  up.  ENDERBY SUPPLY C O.  Enderby. B. C.  NO WAR TAX  iii  this Store (m Talking Machines.  For the present at least you can  ���������������������������buy a talking machine here without  )-;iying the extra war tax which, by  the way, is 20 per cent.  We are sole agents in the district  tor Co"umbra Graifonolas and Setw-  a.rt Gramophones.  If you w-ant-a good machine come  and hear one of these.  THE    I'OI'UbAK    VAKIKTV   STORE  Postoffice  one door  East   ENDERBY,  B.C.    Enderby Branch G. W. V. A.  The Endcrhy hranch of" the G. W.  Y. A. meets every 1st and 3rd Wednesday in tlie Drill Hall at 8 o'clock  p.m. All visiting comrades are welcome. E. A. Rohentson, Sec. I  Delightful Wedding  Gifts  -The Farmers' Union of ^Bnittish  Columbia got a flyiri'g..start at. Steam ous last Friday night with a  meeting of *he local .ranchers called  by Organizer Huniipiixiies. The farmers heard from Mr. H'um'phries, (the  object of ithe uniion', -its steady  growth from a small beginning, *a*nd  the exceLTenlt p.rc(spect(s( of serving  both .tihe fa.riner.3 'and t'he public a,t  large. Mr. Humiphries gave t'he locai  soil tillers somes figures which nuaide  them'-' si't up and take' notice. One  table for instance, showed- that de-  spi-te 'the -fact that -farmers make up  56 per ceiut of the verting poipul'ation'  of the province, -there is not one  farmer representative in the -provincial house, whiile lawyers-, making  up but one ,ten|tlh' of one 'per cent,  are represented 'by thirty-five members.  Local men were strongly liim-  pressed. and applications for 'membership *have been received from  abotut-every--farmor._in -the _disitri'ct._  Harry A Archibald, of Eagle River  ���������������������������Poultry Farm: was ei'-ected -president  and J. G. Archibald o'f Larch Hill  ranch secretary. The next meeting  will be held in Sicamous school  -house on the evening of Saturday,  June  12.  NOTICE OF SALE  -Pursuant to the order of,the Honorable   the   Chie'f   Justice,  of   British  Co'ium-bta,  made on- ithe  31st day of  May,   19 20,  tenders  will -be received  by me up to and  including the 30th -  of   June,   3 9 20,   for   tlhe 'purchase of ** ���������������������������  the following property,  belonging to  H. G.' Davies-, a missing .person, within.-the meaning of tbe Curators' Act..  ��������������������������� 1.     One Ford  automobile,  '  '2.     One motor bo'at 'amd engine,  3. Miscellaneous lot of household  effects,  4. Miscellaneous lot of office furniture,  ; 5.     1-ct 4, Map 1471, being a subdivision of -part cf Section 22, Township   20,   Range  Sy "\Vest_ of  the  Oth o  Meridian,  situate  at  Mara  Lake,   B.  C,  conlt-aining   10.23  acres', ;  iFractionai Lot 7 \an'd Lot 8, Map  148 2, beiing a subdivision of part of  the southeast quarter of Section 21, ���������������������������  Tow-n-shi.p 38, Osoyoos Division ot  Yale District, "containing 12.65  acres, "rr.-orc or lcs'S, situate on. the  Enderby-Saifoncn Arm road1, about 2  miles  from Enderby.  For  'further   particulars ' apply   to  Grahami   Rosomian.   Esq.,   O.ty   Hall,  Enderby,  or  to  the  undersigned.  __T'he__ ioj\vest    or   iany   tender   not  'neces"sTi'Fi^y==acc"6iytiBil." '  -Dated at Enderby, B. C, this 9th  dav of June,  19 20.  A.   C.    SKALING  Solicitor for Graham Rosoman,  Esq., Curator of the Estate of thc  said  1-1. G. Davies, Ender.by, B. C.  DEATH   OP   V.  A.  ADAMS  '-The death of Mr. F. A. Adams  took place at the family residence.  Enderby, on Sunday morning*, nfitpr  an illness of many months from pernicious  anemia.  Mr. Adams -had beem a resident of  Enderby 'ten years or thereabouts.  He wias on tho staff of the local  Bank of Montreal for a f-ew years  until   his  health  fai'ed.  He was much esteemed for his  quiet, unassuming mianner and-great  sincerity of heant im anything undertaken by him. Ujp to a year ago Mr.  Adams wias a memib-er of the city  council. He was fifty-two years of  age, a native of Motreal, and leaves  a son anld; two d aught ers, to wih'om  the symnathy of the community  goes out.  The funeral service was held in  St. George's church, Tuesday afternoon. Interment in the Ender.by  cemetery-  Subscribe   for  the  Commoner  and  get the home' news.  When you want the Best  Meats and Service, go to  GEO. R. SHARPE  Wholesale   and   Retail   Butcher  Enderby, B. C.  Palace Livery  Ed, Sparrow, Prop.  Vernon Road  Enderby


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