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 -:.      ^fr>rr.-ir  ...       i'ViV"1*  ')���������������������������"���������������������������>  ������������������*  m' ���������������������������'  numn l^m  "-^^  TV V..V^'  V- -V  IN WHICH IS MERGED THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY.  Vol.  13, No.  28, Wfhole No.  C74.  THURSDAY, SEPT. 2, 1920  Subscription, $13 a year  Grindrod Picnic Makes Happy  Time for Many from Far and Near  ������������������""^r"^"5 Sneak Thieves Make a Pick-up  of Several Hundred Dollars  The picnic given by the ipeople of  Grind nod on August 26tih was a  huge success. It was a -most enijoy-  alble affair. ' The miany fieldi events  were hotly contested and tihe able  miamner in Which they were 'handled  by the ��������������������������� comimitte in Charge was  commented  u:pon by many.  A large crowd attended*, many  coming iby auto from a long distance and all ipronounced it one of  the big events of tlhe season. Much  crediit for the success must be given  to all-' citizens wiho so freely contributed liini any way 'possible to the  comfort andi enjoyment of 'their vis-  ' itQrs.  The sport started shortly after 12  o'clock and continued .until diar.k.  Dinner and supper were served on  the field with fnee ices fcr all.      r.  ���������������������������Following is a list of the iwiimniers  in the races and other contests:  iGirls' race undier 6���������������������������F. Folkard,  Margaret  Stroulger.  ���������������������������Boys under 6���������������������������JackieMonk, John  Folkard.  Girls, under 10���������������������������Myra Stickland,  Winnie B,.adan*. - '  iBoys " tinder 10���������������������������Alwyn Enoch,  John- Pritchard.      * ,  .  Girls under 14���������������������������Pansy ' Price,  Blinda Pritch'ard.   J  Boys under 14���������������������������Watkins.Gordon  Kenward.  - Girls  jstoipipin'g���������������������������T-helma   Kenward  Blinda Pritchard.  .    .Boot   race���������������������������-Alfred   Good.,   Gordon  Kenward, W. Monk.  ���������������������������Thread and needle���������������������������M.  Stickland'  P.  Price, B. Pritchard.  ."Boya   .under   16���������������������������C.   6ky'rmo'    G.  Kenward., A. Good-.  Biscuit eating���������������������������S. Monk,- G.  Thomson,' C. Skyrme.  _ Sack irace���������������������������1st 'heat, A. Good and  Pritchard; 2nd .heat, G. Kenward &  Preston; final, G. {ten ward & PnJt-  chi'ard;' A. Good. "  , .Girls sack race���������������������������p.-Pritchard; P.  Stickland, MyPa Stickland.  Three-legged     race���������������������������Kenward.    &  X������������������XXXXXXXKXXXXXXK  Miss McBride .'eft on Monday for  Vancouver.  IDouglas Dow left on Wednesday  for A'wyox, B.C.  Roy Oh ad wick went to Revelstoke on Monday.  D.  W.  Bush   and   wife   left   this  Pi' '.-.h.iirrt:    dkyrme   &���������������������������   Good;    Hor-  ne'il &- Prestom.  '.Girla 'three-legged race���������������������������J.Enoch  & C. Dale; K. Monk & D. Stickland;  T. Kemward & P.  Price.  Potato    race���������������������������Preston,    A.    Good,  G. Thomson. ,        ,    .      ..   .    . .     ....  ���������������������������   Obstacle    race���������������������������T.     Watkins,    E.  week for t,heir home ,n Albe'rta  Stickland, R. Hyam.  .Dong jumip���������������������������L. Wfatkins, B. Bed-  d/inigton,  E. 'Stickland.  iHop, sikiiip & j-umip���������������������������L. -Watkins,  E. Stickland, L. Anderson.  E.  HiLgh     ju.mp ��������������������������� L.     Watkins,  Stickland, A. Pritchard.  Putting    shot���������������������������M'.    Ben.jam.iini,    R.  Steward, L. Anderson.  Pillow   fight���������������������������L.   Andersen.  '  'Greasy     pole���������������������������A.     Pritchard,    E.  Stickland,  W.  J.  Mcimk.  Money was co'lected on th'e field  for this and divided, among the  winners, o  Ladies   raice���������������������������M.ns.   Fent'on,   Mrts1.  Bladon, Mrs. Edgar.  Thread &..needle (ladies)���������������������������Mrs.  Feniton,  Miiss' Pnice,  Mrs.   Hohdiobck.  Bicycle race (fast) ���������������������������D. Pritchard G. Kenward.  Bicycle" race (slow)���������������������������C. Skyrme,  D. Pritdhard.  Old 'minim's race���������������������������J. Monik, J.  Rot'lvwiell. _- W. Monk, J. Horaiell  (dead, heat.). ThiUs was tihe fnstest  time of'the day���������������������������25.seconds flat.'.  Jt is the intention of Grindrod's  citizens to make thos "picir.i'.c an annual  affadr.  At ni'ght a large crowd  from' En-  ���������������������������dctuby and  Mara enjoyed the dance j,  .given  in the  Ch  F. .Hall   until  tihe  ear'y morning hours.  <Miss Pansy and Master R. Price,  of Hu:oelt vnho .have been visiting  friends here' for a sihort time, re^  turned 'home-last week.  Wm, A Mer is now on the Slocan  Lake 'boat, stationed at Slocan Oity.  Miss Maud Bu-r-nha<m> leaves tilnis  week to resuime her duties in Fernie school.  Born���������������������������At t'heir 'home in Enderby,  Aug. 16, to Mr. and Mrs. A. M.  vBaird, a son.  Mr. J. Lt. Ruttan wias in' from  Falkland Tuesday, returning the  same evening.,  (Miss Edith Graft-am is Tisitin/g at  the (home of- Miiss H. Austin, Armstrong, this week.  iMiss Dorothy Woods, of Victoria,  :is visiting her friend, Ellen McPherson for a few days.  Hugh Mowat is. spending his vacation at home, conning in from the  coast  Wednesday  morning.  M:iss Francis Doherty of Vernon,  spent, several days the ipast week  wiith -Miss Muriel "Campbell of Deep  Creek. =  Mr. and Mrs. J. LaForge returned on Tuesday .from Trout Lake  wihere they have been' visiting relatives.   -  The last of'the Mabel Lake campers are returning home this week,  to - be ready . for the opening - of,  school. - ,  'Mrs.' M.    Kyle, , of   Grindrtod,   re-  <J  turned   to   her 'home  Tuesday   after  ,-��������������������������� Mr. amd, Mtrs.Keniward and'daugh . ... , ._.._���������������������������  .-. .-     ,. - .-..  -spending- some  days  with!  Mr.   and  t������������������������������������r,.hiafve^oneiU.to _Verin'.on.-.-.,to. ...visit. ^__ .���������������������������_,_���������������������������, ,,���������������������������.^, v; ���������������������������,,_  ���������������������������-. ... ���������������������������   ���������������������������.-.-,  friicinda. "  'Art and" Way Andersen left last  week -for the PrMrie for the harvesting season. ���������������������������  xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx  X ������������������J4fU XOTJ3S H  Mrs. James andi family are now  residing 'in the Wm. Elson house.  iMr. and Mrs. 'Jiimmer were .passengers   to   Armstrong   last   Friday.  Most of the 'grain is in stook, and.  with - fine -weather, a few days -will  see most of ilt stackedi.^  Olson's 'hay ba'er is now busy at  work" here, (amid another week .will  see t'he 'baling finished.  'The     several     Maraites   who   attended    the   Grindrod   -picnic" and  dance,' speak very high'y  of  it.   [Mis'9_Mass.ey,_who_jhas_ been. visit>  Mrs.' Price,7 Ma'bel 'Lake  Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Moore and  cliiildren are oamiping 'on- the river  at the Ohuck, enjoying the- trout  fishing in  lake and stream.  .Mrs. G. Folkard and. daughter.  KKWXKK8XXXXWXWKK Mrs. Graham and Mrs. Treat were  X ftVbbV\fi'f>VVV PftE^K X; visitors to the home of. Mr.H-Hardy  KXXXKXKKKXKK)tX������������������K  and sister, of Peachland last week.  'Mesters,   Marley   and   Winter   a're  ;'Mrg. B. R. Campbell "sipent Sun.-  day  with,  fninds in Vernon-  '.School w.i.ll open at H'ullcar on  Tuesday next, with Miss Vf. M. S.  Ta-ylor aigain  in  charge.  icm an auto tr'.p to BarkeirvHle- .fhis  :week. They expect to .be away two  or ��������������������������� three weeks, looking . 'for big  game.  ���������������������������Mrs.   Jas.  Martin . and   daughter.  ���������������������������Mr. P. Lawson returned last j Berna, returned from Kamloops on  Thursday after ' spending several: Tuesday, wih'ejm t'h������������������*y enjoyed tih'e  days   wdth   friends  at   JCelowna.        | holidays-w.ith   Mr.   and 'Mrs.   Frank  Mrs.     James   -Duncan    and    son, Pa'vi's  Jiimim'.e,   left   on  Friday  last  on   an  Sometime    last     Thursday    night, johes,   chains,   etc.,    on     the punch  either  when  they  were  out visiting boards,  valued at  $300  or ,,$400,  as  before 11 o'clock, or after they iWad.well  as $76   in cash  of 'punch-iboard  retired,   a    sneak-thief    entered   the mioney   -and    a     roll     of    $350   put  Ironic, of Mr. and Mrs.  Roy Wheeler J away    for    saife-keeping.        Several  and   carried,  off  about  $50   in  cash,'watches 'belonging  to  guests  of  the  and some valuaibl'e gold coins, rings? hotel were also carried away."    The  stick-pins   and    other"  fcrink ets.,    a  total  va'ue  cif  t'he  money- and. jew-  total  value   of   two   or   three   hun-'elery  taken   is 'placed  at   $1,200  or  tired  dollars.     The t'h'ief appear^ to  $1,300 by .Mr.  Abbott.^  have entered the house by the doo:-, j     It   is\.apparent   from   the- imove-  wihich  wias  not lockedJ     He secured, ment  cf   the   burglar' and.  his   pals,   .  the m.0'ney  in a drawer down stairs, t that this job  was done  by  someone  then   proceeded,  uip  stairs  and   from]with   full -knowledge   oif  the  lay   of  the bureau  drawer   In   one   of   the  the   land   and   where    to    find   the  bedrooms     extracted       a     valuable money and   watches.  Kruger   coin,    an     American     'gold j     Entrance   wias' made    by   digging  coin" and   the   rings  andi  pins.     He t the  putty   from   the  top  ipiece  of  a  broken     window     gilass    and    then  reaching in and  unlocking the win-, .  dow.       Once    inlsiide    the    burglslrs  appear  to   'have   taken    their'   time.*  Finding    it    Imipossiib'e    to    open .  the cash  register,        t'hey carried' it _,  to the back' yard and  there-took it.  partly  to    pieces.      After   removing  the  money the  register was 'hid   in  tlie corner of the fence under a pile  cf shimgles.   wihere it wias'found  on  Tuesday.  Both  these . robberies  require  the  services   of   experienced    officers  to '  ferret out.    Inexperienced .men only  play .into the hands of the criminal .,.  class,   or   those  inclined   to  commit \  errtm*. ��������������������������� ���������������������������* .  ,  did not make a thorough search, as  there w/as left������������������beh,i._iid' other money  to the amount of $25 or $30,- besides couipon Victor Bonds to the  value of $300.  No clue has been found that  would lead, to the arrest of the culprit. The .'fees of the rinJgs to- Mrs.  Wlheeler is deeply regretted, as the  best,- one taken, set with diamonds  and rubies, -was left - her by her  mother. '  Union   Hotel  Robbed ,  Sc-mte time Monday .might ������������������ different class-of thief broke into, the bar  of the Union Hotel, kept Iby F. D.  Abbott' and  carried  away  the   wiat-  "1M3XX1S   TOUttXfcY   WIXXERS  ���������������������������Followiing are' the names of the  wiinners_,lri the. Ehder'by tennis clu-l*  tournaimfent. wMch closed last'week:  1st lady's ip-ize, Mrs. h. J. Proctor; presented by Mr. C. F. Bigge.  , '2mfd lady's prize, Mrs. ������������������orrett;  .presented by Mr. Geo. R/ Sharpe,  MKMURRSHIP   CX>XTKST  Sp:������������������lliuiich������������������en ��������������������������� Agrtcwltwral . Fair  Is-  Promising to Excel I������������������ast Efforts  The   .management   of    the ' North  Okanagan Fair, t'o be held at Armstrong  Sept.   21-22-23,   is  co*m*inosei  ���������������������������of Wen  wiho are stroinig believers 'in  i^,,Iaaii^,.a������������������U'b;e3'   Mr*.^ro^r,advertising the fiaot that their Fair  is   worth   going  'hundreds   of   miles  to see.    They are satisfied that any-  2nd   ladies'   doubles,' Mrs. -Heimi- j^ ,really "interested-in-'better  live  k^r and Miss#Lees, presented by the >tocK ^ heUer (farm ,produ,ce-!gen-  erally will be wel'. irepaiLd, 'by tataing  and'.Miss Church;  ;pi'esente4 iby.' ithe !.-"  Club.  img rellaitives here some weeks, left  ifor her home in Calgary on Monday  night.  iSidi Kellett,  who   has   been^ on  a  ,  visit to "'his -brother, Harry, for sev- taoroulgh,bretl   heifer.     The animals  extended visit with. Kelowna friends  The regular .monthly  meeting  of  the Hm'icar"Local of the U. F. B. C.  .was held -i n_ the -.hall _on ���������������������������Wednesd ay.  eve, Sept.  1st  iMr.  Wm.   Parker,   of   the   Paton  p'ace,   had   the imiisfiortune   recently  to   lose   a   fine .cow   as   well   as   a  Mr." Thos. Gray-and Mr. McCor-  iiriick, cif Mara, were in'Enderby on  Saturday.     Mr.  McCormick is a  re-  1 turned    mian   looking   for   land,   to  ���������������������������settle upon.  eral weeks, lefit on Monday for Rev  elstoke.  IM'ris.     'Butterworth,"    Miss ���������������������������  Olgy  Massey and. her cousin, Miss Massey  returned on Saturday ifrom. a camp-  . ing trip 01111 Okana.gan Lake.  Wilfred Owen, wiho lias been  homo during the holidays, left iby  Tuesday's   train   for   Vancouver   to  (got  into  JDeep  Creek   and   were un  tie had the additional misfortune of  losing six sheep within the !p:ist two  weeks" through   coyotes  and dogs.  A quiet wedding 'was solemnized  on' Wednesday morning, Aug. 25th,  at  the  nianse .of the  M'ount   Pleas-  ""Helen BaljleTT^the^ioWd ������������������lbcu^  tionist and- enterbainar, accom'pan-  ied bj' a concert company, will appear in the Enderby Theatre on the  10th Septemiber.  ���������������������������Miss ��������������������������� F.   M.   Lees,   who  has   been  visl'l'.ng Mrs.  Proctor several  weeks,  Club  1st    lady's   ".milxed   doubles,    Mrs.  Proctor;   .presented  by   Mr..   Marley.  2r.'d    lady's   .mii_:cd    doubles,   Ivlrs.  Jlorrctt,   presented iby  the  Club.  1st    gent's    nuixcd    doubles,    Mr.  Peaice,  by A.  Reeves.  2nd    ge.TJt's    mixed    doubles,    Mr.  Speers, by the Club. .  1st   men's  doubles,   Ii.   J.   Pr:>ctor  and   E.   Winter,  iby   the  dub.  ' >i'l'_ men's   dou'bles,   R.   R.   Gibbs  .-ncl S." H. Speers,  by E.  B. Dill and  Enderby   Suipply   Co.  _ fl"'bQ.._-Q.L'0'wfog__.gcp_res___weve__miade.  in  the finals:  Ladies   s^wgles���������������������������'Mrs.Proctor   beat  Mrs.   Forster:   6-3,   4-6,  6-3.  o  Ladies  doubles,  Mrs.   Proctor and  Miss    Church    beat    Mrs.    Henniker  and Miss Lees;  6-4, 3-6, 6-3.  _.,i.i->   ..     o���������������������������_t   ���������������������������...       *i-.,..-   -.-;*,������������������,   ..������������������,!���������������������������     ���������������������������-"   Mixed  t.iou.ble.i���������������������������Mrs.   Proctor  and  able   to   get   out.     Along   with  this  ,  r. ii_.H,v   ���������������������������,n    rrnt���������������������������   *n   xr<n������������������ ��������������������������� . , ���������������������������                    . I'OiL on   JMcn,da.v   en   rcute   to   j_.ng-,Ml.    poarco   beat   Mrs.   Borrett   and  land.      Mrs.     Proctor    accompanied. Ml.    Sjieers:   6-4,   4-6,   6-4.  her as far as Sicamous. |     Mcn-S   doubles���������������������������Mr.   Proctor   ana  ���������������������������.Jewel. Carmen,   in   the   "Bride  of  Mr  E   Wiinter  beat- Mr.  Speers and  Fear,"   will  appear   in   the   Enderby  Theatre.. Saturday     evening.       The  accomipamyinigi   Sumsihine   comedy   is  resuime  ���������������������������his *tudlles at King George!^ Presbyterian Church, Rev. A.E.. entitled "Money Talks."  Hig!h School.  Dorcas Neave, w.ho has been vis  itiinig her uncle, Frank Bodln, thf  year, having passed into the high |  school at the .midsummer cexams,  left for Victoria on Monday, where  it. is her intention to take u.p high  school work.   .  'Major Fieldilhg ihasi (bought ,'the  .Ta.mes place and is now residing  there. It . is 'his intention to erect  a suitable store.building and to Jput  <*-. in stock a special -line of auto and  mechanical' tools, 'believing that  Mara will be an important stopping  point .for autos coming into the Valley when the road- to Revelstoke is  completed, work on which is now  well advanced. --~ ���������������������������.  Mrs. Mnrray and two children returned to their home in Kelowna  on Monday, after spending several  dayis with Mr. and Mrs.. D. Lawson,  Deep Creek.  Mitchell officiating, when Miss Jessie Farquhar Campbell, daughter  of Capt. and. Mrs. J. Caanipbel!, of  North Vancouver, became the bride  of Mr. Robert. J. Lynn, son of Mrs.  A. Lyntt, of Armstrong, formerly of  Hullcar district.  A special meeting of Hullcar Local of the United. Farmers of B.C.  wias held in th hall on Wednesday  evening of last weelt. President  Worthington .presiding. The meeting was called for the purpose of  ���������������������������considering a resolution sent in by  Enldenby Local asking the executive to consider the advilsalbtliity of  placing a candad'abe in the field in  the .fort'hcomiinig iby-eleictton in Yale  oointsitiitiuenoy. Among the speiaker3  of the evening were Messrs'. 'Smedley   and    Coltart   of   Enlderby,   and  'After several years' without a fall  Fair, the citizens of Sa'.mon Arm  are reviving the custom and will  give a two-days' exhibition at the  Agricultural .buildjim'gl, Sept. 22-23.  ' Messrs. E. R. Peel andi children,  Mr. and Mrs. Jas. McMahon, E.  McMahon, Miss Bdna and Miiss  Beatty, motored into the Cariboo  several days ago, returning, by way  'of Penticton last week.  Mrs. E. R. Best, of Vernon, is  visiting Enderby friends. On Saturday she brought home to her sister, Mrs*r Tho.s. Sharpe, her baby,  wiMchi ha������������������ been Ln Mirs. Best's care  since June ainld is. now fuilly recovered. .-"..*.  Chiildireiin of tihe Methodist arid  Presbyteriani Sunday . Schools will  assemble   at    St     Andrews    Church  Messrs, Makoski and W. E. Chap- .this (Thursday) afternoon at 1.30,  .pie of Armlstrowg. After some I to be driven by car to the picnic  discussion the resolution was en-1 grounds along the mi ver by tihe  d..lrsed. | water wheel.,  Mr. Gibbs:   3-6,  3-6.  6-0,  6-4.  6-4.  'Men's'singles���������������������������Mr.   Dickson   beat  Mr..  Proctor,  6-4,  1-6, 6-4, 6-4.  XXXXXXXXXXXXX**X  * GIMXPVftfW llEXCff X  xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxX  D. Oummiings visited Vernon !;tst  week.  Mr. McSherry, of Enderby, spoilt  lrft week with his daughter, Mri-.J.  Lidstone.  R. J. Lidstone has gone tc the  Priarie to take in. the harvest, a  -The United Farmers ihel'd theiir  regular monthly meeting last Satur-  day night. It wias decided to endorse the resolution sent in iby En-  d.er,by Local to iput a candidate in  the field ifor this constituency im ithe  coming federal ejection.  iin this anraiual event. The average  mianf be 'lie farmer or" imerchiant,  cannot help 'being impressed by the  hiiig-h stlandarcr exihib'its whidh- are  shicwn each year, and the wonder is  wihere   these    exhibits    come " from.  That .really is the ibliig .point. " Im  recent years the Armstrong .Fair  Association ihaS s'i>read its" net 'afar  ���������������������������to 'catch- exhiiibi'itofs n'o-matter whore  tl'.ey -reside, with, 'the ^result that  they have, in addition to the" fine  (herds of fttiu3 Okanagan, 'been1 suc-  ���������������������������cessf u l=^.i n=-'gett^inig-=c&m,'pe ti tore-^a 11=  the way firoux Albeit'a to tho Fraser  Valley.  It is thife spirit thht i& fast ibuiiltl-  iing uip a nariiie for the quality as  well as the quantity of this big  little Fair. Attention' is called to  the advertisement cf the Fair management iin this' paper. Particulars  are therein 'given of the .nlovel contest tho managers arc pulling "ff  th.is year, in order to increase the  .interest'of tine -general puhlic iin this  'month's     Fair. Ranchers,   -  fruit  and   truck   growers  and,  also' 'house  wiive's   should iplan   to   send   an   exhibit, anid' those who  feel  they cannot   exhibit   shou.'d   certainly   nnake-  a  strong effoit   to  attend   the   Fair.  GIFTS THAT I'A ST  ���������������������������We are.showing our new stock of  Unmounted Diamonds,' and are prepared* to mouinit these ' i>recaous  stones in settings to suit our customers, and guarantee workmanship of snipe'rior style and finish, at  remarkably low- prices.  C.  J. WHITEN,  Manufacturing  Jeweler Vernon  The reorganized Falkland Athletic Club wiill give a dance in the  Hall Friday evening, Seipt.  3rd.  X X X H H X X X X X X X X x x xxy y XXXX X X xxxxxxxx  X A  TAX  SALE  wii'll be held to Enclerby on Sept.  30th 'Cor re- X  X covery of all Oity Taxes���������������������������'"levied to Dec. 31st, 1918, unless same X  X shall have 'been sooner 'paid. Tax sale expenses can be avoided X  X Iby 'making .payment  not  later than Sept.  15th. X  X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X Xlt X X X X X X X X X XX X X  /**' OKANAGAN  COMMONER  THURSDAY, SEPT. 2, 1920  ������������������feanagau Commoner  In which is merged The Enderby Press mnd Walker's Woeklr  Published every Thursday at Enderby; B.C,  by The Walker Press, at  S3 per y������������������ar; $1.50 six months.  M. M.   WALKEH ���������������������������          Advertising Kates  Contract or Reigula'r���������������������������-4 0c a single-coi'iumin inch up to  half .page;  over half-page, 30c an inch each insertion..  Transient or irregular���������������������������5 0c an indh; casih to accompany copy to insure publication'.,  Wlxmt Ads��������������������������� 20*e per line-first insertion, 10c per lin'e  each sii-bsoc.ii eut insertion. Count 6 . words to line.  Local  Notices���������������������������20c per line;   Local  readers,-10c line.  Cards of-Thanks, $1.0 0.  Legal Notices���������������������������15c- per line * 1-st ."insertion; 10c per  ."iiK; e:ich subsequent insertion.  Water Notices���������������������������Lo0 words and under, $10.00; each  additional 50 words, $1.00. Land Notices, Timber Licenses, Cor-Dificatcs of improvement, $10.00 for GO clays,  $7 for 3 0 days.  THURSDAY, SEPT. 2, 1920  losses? In I'orest fires lhe Province has a ruthless  enemy. Under the present system, the Forestry  Department puts men in the field and they are  out of touch for days at a time. And they haven't  even a pony messenger service to depend upon  to carry supplies or to seek aid. We "grant you,  telephone lines cannot be run into all branches  ot* tlie Valley, nor;close up to tlie fires, but a line  carried alone the road to Mabel Lake would put  any of the danger points within daily if not  hourly speaking distance Avilh the district ollice.  instead of the fires being allowed to get headway  thcy could be immediately reported and���������������������������* quickly  got under control before reaching proportions  which mean their burning the entire season and  the destruction of timber enough t'o pay the cost  of building lhe line manv limes over.  Teaching 'Em How to Shoot  A Losing Proposition  Il is estimated by one who wat'ehed  in connection willi the fire lighting in  Lake district tliis season that it must  the Department at least $10 a day  travelling expenses by deputies going  ing from  and  to  the scene of the  the work  the Mabel  have cost  in   actual  lg and corn-  various fires  might  have  for men and supplies all of which       ^        .    _  been saved if thcre'd been telephone connection iand  between,- Enderbv   and   Mabel   Lake.     This,   of  Afler thc experience wc in British Columbia  have had as a result of the Prohibition Act and  ils ridiculous enforcement, docs it not seem a  bit absurd for us to bc sending speakers to Scotland to tell them over there lhe advantages of  prohibilion? Mr. George Bell is a fine fellow.  Long before hc rose to Uie distinction of an M.P.  P., and before he became "a prohibitionist of note,  hc was: a respected citizen of Enderby. Hc was  ever interested in thc advancement of thc town  dislrict, and to him we owe much for his  and practical leadership when Enderby was  ESTABLISHED     1872  BANK. OF HAMILTON  The Human Element  Banking is not all a -matter of money, metal  and marble. The Bank of Hamilton has a certain personality created by the distinctive manner in, which it conducts its business, and manifested by the cordial relations which exist between the Bank and its customers.  This" "human .element" makes pleasant as well  as efficient banking here. As one of our depositors, you are as sure oi* receiving courteous attention as you arc that' your interests will be protected by financial soundness and dependable  service. "A Bank for Your Savings"  .IXO. SMAHT, Local Manager EXDERItr. B. O.  greater  course, does nol lake inlo account the far  loss in time in gelling,men on thc job which very  easily could havc been avoided had it bcen possible lo telephone requirement's from the nearest  poinl lo lhe fires. Actually almost as much  lime was spent on lhc road looking for men '<  getting supplies as was spent in fire fighting.  :';!(!  <  -,ome vears   a<  away was not spent in building a telephone  would  and  line  havc  il  to Mabel  Lake?    Think of what it  mct.nl  lo  tlie Mabel Lake district,  and  what  might have saved the Forestry Department.  This money has-gone. The additional costs to  Ihe "Government in firc lighting in" the past few  years is also gone, ll can do no good to harp on  that loss. But why  pound-foolish policy?  be quite possible lo get  the Prohibition Acl has made bootle  : spec led industry,    it   has   reduced   thc  <f enn if  efficiency of workmen.   It has created a spirit  con le mot  a rc-  gcncral  of  for law and lawmakers. It has made  a chronic thirst where it was only periodical before, ll has opened thc way for ihc downfall of  our youth which was kept closed under the old  continue t������������������c'"pennj>wisc-|syslcm of government regulations. It has added  We understand it would ' *������������������ *nc cosl' ������������������' drinking but has' not made men  many if not'all Uie Mabel toller because it is high-priced.  Lake Vallev sel'llers to have telephones installed; If this is all wc have to offer ScoMand; if this  if a line were lo bc built from Enderby to the is thc kind of prohibition wc would havc them  lake. This would hardlv'pav running expenses 'pul in forcc, it is a poor indication of our iutelli-  thc vear round, but in ihc summer time, v/hen igcnec. Wc do not doubt that-when the people  dozens of families go to the. lake lo camp audi of B. C. go 16 the polls to vote on the question  fish. I lie long distance foils, if a pay station were  ins!'.alied   at   convenient   points  along  the  way,  present   Prohibition -Act thcy  If we cannot evolve something  would  when  greatly  increase  Total  the revenue. Eventually,  thc district is provideq with better roads,  Mabel Lake will be a resort" second to none, and  n telephone line then will pay big returns.  Besides, telephone connection now days is as  much a necessity in the development of a district a.s good roads. Why Mabel Lake Valley,  with ils thousands of acres of- excellent agricullural Jand. ils almost unlimited timber reserve.  its .water-power possibilities1, and it's othcr resources, should bc neglected as it has been, is1 a  mystery. Here we have a valley that could bc  developed and made as productive as thc vallcj'  lands between Enderby and Vernon. True, these  lands are not producing today as thcy should.  Bul is it any wonder? With a road that is little  better than a calf trail in nlaces, and with little  else !o aid settlers, il is not' reasonable to expectjs.indT.ies  more from thc district in agricultural, products.  On lhe olher hand, if we take, into account thc  -c i u-l-p 11 I=������������������ l^-41-i e���������������������������Q k-a-n a'ga ir-S a wHVI i 11 st^a 1Mb Cf-sa w  logs for which come from lhat section, it may  be nolfd I ha. I no dislViel in the Valley gives more  lo the general prosperity of the community nor  has' more lo commend il to thc favorable consideration of the Government.  11 is well known by anvone having had experience in fighting forest fires in their incipiency,  thai lhe loss of even a few hours in getting men  and supplies on lhe job often means hundreds  of thousands los*-' in burned limber. II is twenty  to thirty mii".s from Knderby to the forest fires  which were burning this season. These points  have no means-of communication with the lown  except by wagon road, flours and dav  lost lhis year in getting men on the job when the  fires broke out owing to thc deputy fire wardens  having to walk or pick up a ride on a passing  mofor.;or other vehicle. Or jitneys were cm-  plnved lo make the trip to Enderby * or . Vernon  ai SSAa> a trip, wb.cn. if the telephone line to lhc  lake were in operation it would have meant bul  a few cents and Ihe .saving of valuable hours in  getting men on the job or switching Ihem from  one fire lo another.  "The Forestry Department spent thousands of  dollars tin's year in printing warnings against  forest fires and'dilating on t'heir causes.. All of  which may have bcen wise and proper." Bui let  lis suppose our generals in the field in the Great  of continuing the  | will'vole NO:  ibelter in thc wav of Government control il will  bc a reflection on our ability to  govern ourselves.  Prices Still Soaring  Thc Canadian Labor Department publishes a  table showing thc increase in thc cost of living,  which has advanced slightly over 21 per cent in  thc past year. The f ollowing table shows the  average cost of a- weekly family budget by  groups of. expenditure from Mav J5, 1919, to  Mav 15. 1920:.  1919  Food    .  V. .' '$13.53  Fuel ���������������������������'.       3.20.  Rent 5.08  Clothing      .5.99  ,..........'        5.43  3920  $1G.'-G5  3. ,4 5  6.. 2 9  7.:3S  ���������������������������6.42  ,S3_3.<L___    =^JM.0..19_  Figures   for  foods,   fuel   and   rent   from   the  Labor Gazelle;  figures for clothing based  upon  men's clothing as shown by  dealers throughout  the f)o-  sundric.s    based    upon"   thc  average increases in  prices from several  minion:   figures   for  in thc  average, increase  othcr groups.  Big Increase in Wheat Grown  \. E. Whitmore, who for many  a close study of crop condilions  According lo  years has made  in the prairie provinces and whose estimate of  former years proved remarkably accurate. Sas-  wc.rc!kalchewan's wheal crop this year will total 122.-  -I90..IOO bushels on lhe basis of thirteen bushels  lo the acre from 9,<I22.800 acres sown in wheal.  Manitoba will have 41,026.000 from 2,563,500  acres or sixteen bushels per acre. Alberta will  have lhc highest' average crop of wheat of the  lhree provinces, 66,295,200 bushels from 3,516,-  400 acres, an average of eighteen bushels to the  acre. Last' year thc yield for. the western province was based on a production of six bushels  to lhc acre. This year thc estimate, and it is said  to bc conservative, is eighteen bushels lo the acre  a jump of 12 for each wheat acre in the province.  Wai  wa i  had confined  themselves  nogs  againsl lhc enemv  :nd  An additional sixty-oven coking plant is to be  constructed for the Dominion Steel Corporation  at Sydney. N. S.    The new battery of coke ovens  will  cosl  Ihrcc-million  dollars and  will  supple-  advance of the front line trenches, what would j ment the 120-oven battery completed last year, at  have been lhe results���������������������������'whal would have becn thc'a cosl of five million dollars.  lo issuing printed  had not pushed  the telephone and look out stations up to and in  i ... i      c , ���������������������������       .        i i    . i i.  .���������������������������aborning.    And wc would not say anything lol  ,'diminish Ihc good he may do in going across lhc!  sea to lalk scotch to Scotchmen.   He  undoubted-!  ,ly can do it as well as anyone else, and $500 al  I monlh nnd expenses will look as good lo him as  j the  ncxl  fellow.    But what have" wc in British  j Columbia in connection with lhc drink traffic to  thc   Dominion   Government |offer   Scotchmen?     Nothing!     Our   Prohibition  telegraph"   and   telephone    service   buiU   a   tele-j Act' has been a farce.    It is producing more law-  phone   line   paralleling   thai   of   thc   Okanagan ; breakers than anything else, and is gelling us no-  Telephone  Companv  from   Enderbv  lo  Vernon.; where,    lc has not stopped lhe traffic in liquor.  That' telephone   line  was   and   is   now  required j H has   nol  leduced   thc amount of liquor Jcon-  aboul as much as lhc second tail lo a dog.    Isn't;sumed.    It has net' made men belter.    It has not  il a  pi Ly  lhat  thc monev  then  virtually  thrown i made life easier for anyone.    On  lhe contrary,  Sugar Lower  Press reports indicate a gradual reduction in the price  of sugar. This means more fruit preserved for winter  use. We have a complete stock of Sealers, Caps, Tops  Rubber Rings, Etc. When you need them, call and  see our stock.  We keep-a good line of FRESH FRUIT  AND   VEGETABLES.    , ���������������������������  DUNCAN  BROS,       Enderby's Quality Store  f, i r  In the Country  there   are   niamy   places   to   go.  ���������������������������which caim'ot ibe wa'/ked or even  driven ito.     But  if  you   engage  ���������������������������ciiiie of our au-tos .'for the lengif.li;   s~  fo your stay ithere is ipractically-  no pla'ce itoo .far for-a visit. By  ita aid you can more than double  your  pleasure    in,   .m'any   ways.  ���������������������������We sh'a;!;I be glacL to quote rates   ���������������������������  ifor  any  sqiU  of  a  car for  any   -  length of time you  desire.  RAND'S GARAGE ENPERBY  fonj pea\er and ftcpair*.     .'  A name that stands for the best in hotel service  Kfog Edwwl Hotel   SJUff*^', M*rW  Jfyowfwro  isfors^Je  f. C. flaycocH  Salmon Arm  Give fullest detail* ������������������nd, be������������������t price and l*erro������������������  Cream Price* have advanced  Gel the last cent out of your cream by shipping  to the  Burns Creamery, Vernon  The Burns policy is to pay cash and send statement showing the guaranteed weights and tests  -  of each shipment within  twenty-four hours of  lhe time cream is received.  Write and havc our cream truck call al your  door or as near lo as possible.  P. J-Jurns ���������������������������& Company, ktd.  Try Us when you have  Car Trouble  An   expert  Motor  Mechan'!**.  hay  charge* of our repair shop.    Any car -  sepcialty, and all work absolutely guaranteed..  Agents  LIN   and  for    OVERLAND.    C,RAY-  DORT,   CHEVROLET,   McL'AUGH-  MAXWELL   CARS   aarl   TRUCKS.  Jas. McMahon & Son        Enderby ill-  THURSDAY, SEPT. 2, 1920  OKANAGAN  COMMONER  APIARY   NOTES  "Wintering. Iiees   in  tlie  Ce'lai-  Compared  -with   Outside   Wintering.'-*  14 " iWork ia .proceeding" on the grain  , elevator and "flour mill of 'tho Alberla Flour Mil's 'at Oalgaiy which  is stated ito be second in size only  to  one  of  the 'miills at  Minneapolis.  - It occmples a site 2,0'0'0 -feet lon'g  and 250 feet doap. Oh comip'etion  it will have a capacity of 1,000,000  hushels of wheat and the in-ill a"capacity of abomt S,000 barrels of flour  in 24 hours.  A. REEVES  W.M.  A.F.&A.M.  Enderby Lodge No. 40  Regular meetings ' fits.  Thursday on or after the  full moon at 8 p. ni. in Masonic Hall. Visitin?  brethren cordially  invited  C. H. REEVES  .    Secretary  ENDERBY   LODGE  No. 35. K. of P.  Meets 1st & 3rd Monday <-ve  in Af.i.i):pc Hall.    Viaitoracor-  dially invU-id to attend.  E. G. Gin?. C. C  H. M. WALKER. K. R. S  R.-.T. COLTART.  M.F.  EUREKA LODGE NO 50  I.-0. Q. F.  Meets every Tuesday evening at 8  o'clock.   Visiting brothers cordially  invited.  W. p. Duncan, N.G.  D. K. Glen; V. G.  .-- - If. A. Tkece. Sec.   .  ^ Cr SKAUNG, P. A.  Parrister, Solicitor, *  Notary Public.  INSURANCE *  Pelt, Plk. End^ry. P.C-  Notary Public  Insurance and General Agent  JAS. PICKSON  Pell pjock. Encjerfry  W. AWSSPM-  CONTRACTOR   &   BUILDER  House   bui'ding   and   barn   framing.  Phone   82   amd  get  a  price  on  your  =.r_eq uri rements. B ui 1 cli n g^_m aterii a 1 s  below market flyrice.  Concrete mixer to rent;  also floor  scraper and po-Msher.  verj���������������������������shortr^Vh ile  'Whether  'to   winter  ia  the  cellar  or  outside  is  a  question   that  every  beekeeper luas to, settle.    Where the  winter is "ong and steadily cold*, the  eei'ar   is   usually   more. satisfactory,  l.ut  outsltle     wintering    suc.c2:..s  in  some     moderately     cold    'places     if  proper   precautions   are   taken.   -At  the Centra]   Experimental  Pawn, Ottawa,   the   two   methods   have    ibe-en-  connpfirod during the last live years.  Wintering  outside  has  been done  in  .in a.piary protec-fed from  wind  by a  'board   fence   e'ght   feet     Hiigli,   the  hives ip'aced   in  cases -made  to  hold  four colonies each  with packing material around the sides, ib&iiioaitia, 'and  [above  the  hives.   "The  cellar  was  a  low  dry  one  under the Administration   Building, 'Which "was heated  al'  wiim'ter.    The  results 'have 'been  very-  close,   but   outside     'wintering     has  brought the colonies forward  slightly eaf'ier in 'the spring.  )T-n the   wide- belt   where  both   cellar and  outside wintering are about  equally  satisfactory,     the     deciding  factor -aiptpears to be convenience.  i.  the   beekeeper  lvas  a   wcJ."   insulated  and 'dry cellar., -by   usfng  i>   h,e,  will  save  the   expense     cf     constructing  w������������������'-nitei!ing  cases,   and   also -a     v.-incl-  ���������������������������breaik, tf this js not present      Fcr a  ifew   coloni''es, -in   a   cc< d   '| 'e^i'on.   a  boarded-in   part   cf     tho" 'di-ve!!ins?-  house   basement  makes  a   good   cell-so* for the bees, and it is an a'dvant-  aigo tf the basement contains, a. furnace.    Such   a  cellar shou-'d  hn-ve  a  steady   temipe-rafcure- somewhere   'between 42 degrees and 5 0 degrees F.  In  ouside  wintering, it  is, very   important   to   protect   the   ariiarv   from  wind. _    Outs:.de -wintering  -has  the  advantage -that the bees .may be loft  without     attention    'throughout -Uhe  winter,   whereas  in: many  cellar*  in  the   m'ilder   .parts   of   Canada,     the!  ventilation  has "to be-watahed     and,  con&ro'led.     Ou+slide  wintering     has  'been' .very  successful  at the Experimental Farm at Kentville, .N.S., biit  I at the Experimental  Fairm at Brandon, Man., the w,int������������������r'lias been -found  too severe  for the ibest  results.  ���������������������������For sii-ccessfu',     wintering,     more  iimiportant than the .method  is  early  an'd   careful (preparation*  for  winter,.  For example, one cannot ex*\>e-t cellar wintering to be successful '.Pth-s  bees are 'eft ouside unttfl zero weitii.  or,  or. if they  are  brourht. out very  eair.ly in the spr'ng.    Nor can one expect good  results, in  outside wintering if packing is delayed  untfl^co'd  weathor.     Neither method   wil'   succeed  if  the colonies  do  not  contain  ���������������������������plenty   of   bees      especial'y     young  b'ees.,   an'd,   above  all,  a'bundance   of  wholesome  stores,  .preferably  cover  'honey.   o,r   syripp   miad'e  if rom:   w.hite  ���������������������������ginanu later!    sugar,    stored    in    fhe  combs   before   cold   weather.     Mice,  ���������������������������iif 't'liey 'get into the hives during the  Nelson    and    The    Kootenay  mUer!_ ���������������������������" ���������������������������ir"^_^__co^[g^_ ������������������  seven, pounds__Jof_good .nuts._A-feW  The name Kootenay has lung oeen  familiar to the mining and  lumbering worlds:   Kootenay has extensive,  varied and rich mineral deposits and  every Valley and mountain side is a  store-house of valuable timber.   The  city of Nelson, on the Kootenay Lake,  fs the distributing centre for the district, from which the wholesale trade  of the interior is carried on.   Nelson  owns the  public    utilities,    electric  light, street   railway,   water   works  and gas works.    Special attention is  given to the "forestry department in  guarding the timber" resources of the.  district.    With  an  unlimited  supply  ��������������������������� of wood in the mountains, there isa  great  future  in   the  pulp   industry.  Within a radius of twenty-five miles,  there are  twenty-five- saw  mills  in  operation.    The  Board  of Trade  of  Nelson is now in communication with j  New York capitalists  regarding the  establishment of a pulp mill.  "Tributary, to the proposed mill site are  11,200 square miles of territory from  which wood supplies can be procur- '  ed.   The slopes, forested witb timber,  are  easily .workable.   .The  popula- :  tion of the region embracing about  forty thousand people, <s fairly well  ftpread over the entire area.   There  are about 15^000 inhabitants in ten  towns and the balance are scattered  on homesteads,-ranches, lumber and'  mining  camps, through  the district.  Many.   In order to obtain   wording  capital, accept contracts f#r delivery  ���������������������������of logs, trees, shingles,, cedar poles  nnd other products from their lands  and there   are a number   of-forest  product operators around the Lake.  ft is computed that nearly 14 million  cords of pulpwood could be secured,  enourb to last one hundred and fifty  years, figuring three hundred cords  per day.  The maximum distance of raw material from Nelson Is sixty-five miles  with an average of thirty-five miles.  There are excellent"1 railroad connections to market, and there is abundant  cheap electric power. The.most important power development in the  Interior cf British Columbia if that  of the West Kootenay Power and  Liffiit at Bonnington Falls, power  and light are furnished to Trail.  Jtcssland, Grand" Forks, phoenix.  Greenwood.   Boundary    Fails,   the  (1) Nelson, p.C.,- bewtifwfly situated beside mountains an4  lakes. ���������������������������   . s  (2) The S.S. ,Knsk������������������nooH, one of tbe C. p. p. boats plying th*  Arrow ^aHes in the Kootenay Pistrict. .  every L^ke ana border every stream  -���������������������������wiese are rich fruit lands. Tfeert  are exceptional advantages in QivtTz  ,0  smelters and mines forming much  the largest consumers. .  There are openings- for" the manufacture' of wooden ware. A *#sb and  door factory,pf Nelson are branching out this "year into the manufacture of wash-board, screen doors,  brooms and various wooden articles  and that a large business of this kind  ?an be developed is assured.'  Tbe Kootenay can" make other appeals to the world. - Fortunes .are  still to be made by extracting her  precious metals from the earth and  hewing the trees from ber hillsides  sified farming where are combine*!  dairying and the production ,of hay,  grain- poultry,' hogs, sheep and t  variety, of small /ruite and vegetables. In the district are many re-'  tir������������������w military ������������������nd naval officers whO������������������  are able to find congenial occupation  and for leisure hours there.are no  waters in Canada that offer greater  attractions to.the sportsmen or lover  of the beaut^nljn Nature, than t$������������������  Kootenay Lakes   and . rivers f> net*  but she bas another treasure to offer i keeping J is a new  industry that fe  in  the fertile  " valleys that    gjrdle! making progress.���������������������������C. Q. sZ-  four-year   old,   stocks   gave   im   191S  and  1919 crops varying fram  two to  NUT GROWfXG  Wliblo   Vnrjetties   Now  on   tlie  Coast   of  fi,  line 'specimens of productive walnut  trees are to .be seen in .various parts  of 'tiho coast district, unproductive  trees are also q'uite ino evidemce. All  PeiiiK   Tried the older trees are seed, ings and  it  C.  When you want the 3est  Meats and Service, go to  GEO. B. SHARPE  Wholesale  and   Retail  Butcher'  Enderby, B. C.  Armstrong Auto Tiie S Vulcanizing  WorKs, Armstrong, B,G.  ���������������������������REPAIRS   TO  c   " Auto Tires  Batteries'  BICYCLES.  iWiork   Guaranteed  A few thousand nut trees of various varieties 'and types have been  planted iby settlors over a wide area  of uhe coast diisitrict. No definite in-  form.ation. was avai'able about varieties of culture, so the plantimg hasipectecL  been -any trees or nuts that could be '  easily secured. The treatment accorded to the trees lias ranged from  nogleet to intensive tillage, depending upon the inidiividiuai'. in charge.  A few walnut and HLbent trees have  given excellent crops of edible nuts,  indicating the possibility oif the industry, if the right variety is 'planted in the right ���������������������������p'.ace  is of comparatively recent date that  nurserymen have been disposing of  grafted' trees of named varietis. Wiith  die planting of grafted frees of good  varieties in locatiO'iis suited to the  walnut, 'fair returns and a relatively  uniform   production   is   to     be     ex-  Wiiat Is a Farmer? ''  A farm or is:  A capitalist who labors.  A patriot who is asked to produce at a loss.  A ni.in who works eight hours :������������������  .day twice-a day.  A man who has every element of  Manly trees  have  failed  owing to I nature to combat every clay in tho  one or more of a number of factors; !year,  poor soil conditions, variety unsuitable, neglect, lack of ���������������������������pollination, un-  sui'tablV location1 'and drought con~  ditionls. ^ Under 'favourable soil conditions the filbert varieties grow  well, tout instances of heavy nut 'production are ma-re...; The difficulty -is,  evidently due to the earJ-y dispersal  of 'pollen 'amd consequent -failure" in-  fertilization. At the Experimental  Station for Vancouver Island success  has been' obtained,with the two varieties "Coufcard" and "Nottingham",  both ean7-y 'blossoming and profuse  bearers.'   Trees 'planted  in  1915  *as  -V ni.in who i.s a bioiogist, an  economist and.a lot more isls.  Who gives' more and _������������������.sks less  than any oihor human being.  Who takes unto himself for his  family, those of his products that  other people will not utilize.  Who is caricatured on the stage  and in the daily papers hut who  can come nearer taking hold of any  business and making it go than any  other American alive and in captivity.  That's what a farmer is.���������������������������The  Drover's Telegram.  $3 pays for the Commoner  You get the home news in the home paper.    Keep  n  touch with the doings of town and district.  one  year OKANAGAN COMMONER  THURSDAY, SEPT. 2, 1920  Want Ads  3c a word first insertion, 2c a word each insertion thereafter: 25c minimum char gre; 10c extra  where cash doei not accompany order.  FARM   FOR   SALE���������������������������$2,300. buys   a  loO^acre    farm;    good  .log    build-  oings,     'bearing     orchard;      within  . mi-ile and a hatf of railroad sta-  ���������������������������uion, church, store, school, etc.;  easv terms. A'pply, Mrs. M. Kyle,  Grindrod,   B.C.  s2-Vp  RANCH .FOR SALE ��������������������������� 5 0 acres ar.  Grindrod, B.C., all fenced, 22  acres in hay and fall grain. S  acre:.-, more ready to plow. Good  ,,bui dings. Suit returned soldier.  Stock and Implements for sale at  valuation. For terms apply Box  B,   Okanagan   Commoner.     a20-2t  FOR SALE���������������������������One bay mure, 7-year-  old ; good driver or saddle. P.riicc.  $00.00:  E.  li.  Dill,   Enclerby. a!2  u  NOW is yoyr opportunity to put up  a good warm stable cheap. Fine  ���������������������������brick bats. $2 a load in the brickyard,     Enderby Brick & Tile Co.  SCIENCE   AND  RESOURCES  T.he net Federal debt is now over  i $2,000,000,000. In' five years the  hper capita debt charge ivpon, every  l-m'an, woman and child in th'e Do-  i mlinti'Oii has risen from $43.49 to  ! more thaw $220. Make Science pay  i the bi'i. There is wealth in the  ' mines of Northern Ontario, in the  asbestos areas of Quebec, in the fish-  cries of the Maritime Provinces airl  j the Pacific Coast. But tihe value ot  jail combined gives only a faint sug-  ' gestrion of the total .matural wealth  ;of Oan'ada if its resources could be  'scientifically determined and uti'.-  j ized.  Already, as a result of its investi  5?!;Si.J?J?X 5? X S! X X X X 5? XX X  X CHURCH   SERVICES SC  KK^KKKKXKK x x a X X X  ST. ANDREWS CHURCH.  Minister, Rev. Jo'lin W. Stott, B.A.  fTw-q great themes for Labor Sunday. Monniing at 11, *The Day's  Work;" evening ato7.30, "The Ex-  ampile Set."  Men of Endenby, give me a Chance  to meet you. A warm invitation extended.  S. S. at 10' a.m. Hullcar iat 3 p.m.  METHODIST CHURCH  .Pastor, Capt. Rev. J. G. Gibson..  Sunday school at 2.30 p.in. Bible  class in conjunction with tiie Sunday school. Divine service. 7.30 p.  -m.;   subject,  "The Secret that Jesus  Never   Forgot."      A'l    cordially   in-  ' gations   into   Uhe   utilization   of   fishVited;   come, and  enjoy -t'he  singling.  ' wia'ste, the Council for Scientific and j "~ ���������������������������-  ������������������������������������������������������    ' Industrial   Research,   has   discovered  that  the   annual   yield   of   tlhe  Can  adian   fisheries  cam be  increased  by  PIPE'S  BITTERNESS.  They call him wonderous warrior,  over  25 iper cent.     It estimates .tihe J steady and cold as steel,  loss in so'iids, comprising chiefly fats i Yet ;-t  woman's 'heart miust  be  torn  STRAYED  (To my iplace. EndcTby-Grind.rod  road, 3 black ;pigs. Owner may  have some by proving property and  lining- damages and  keep. 0  s2-tf R.   E.   BOBB,   Grind rod..  and proteins, in the'300,000 tons of  ! v.i;._-te thrown away yearly 'at $10,-  ; 000,000 -amd in oil at $2,00:0,000. It  jhas lowg been en'ga'ged in experi-  ! ffiicnts to 'dSter.rnii'n-e the "comanercial  'feasibility of utilizing the lignite do-  'postis cbf the Prairie Provinces as  j domestic fuel. The iveeessary .manu-  | facturing processes- :have already  'been carried- out ca a super-.abora  apart  For -tine  want  of  something  real.  A little love,  a lititle kiss,  A tender soft embrace,  Yet s'he must wear a cynical smBe-  Tis the fashion of his race.  So   life's   sweet   clroamis   to   her   are  ���������������������������dead,  j toir-v scae.    There is every reason to' tlciplaced -by .bitter jest,  lainiUleipate    industrial    success,    and A"d'  Me  l>cai* -tliat  loved   so   good  success-, according to Dr. A. B. Mac-'        aml  t-r-ue,  -ullum,    Chair man    of    the    Council,  'Mii'St take a chance with the rest.  THE   COLLAR    . __  you wt'a.r on some occus'ic-rjs' determines your enjoyment. Did you  ever wear a high, dressy style to an  .informal affair on a 'hot day?  Tla'Ve you -.ever experienced tihe  n-nicomloTtable seneailiion ot iieiing  the only man :n a well-cliessed 'assembly 'who was weaning a negligee  .shin, amd soft collar? ]f so, you  k.n'ow "wihat we mean, wlhen we te'l  ;.'gu that- we can. suggest and su.jply  tho r-ig-ht.  ���������������������������  MEN'S   FURNISHINGS   FOR  '0 EVERY   OCCASION  If   you   don't   see   what  you   wanit  when you call, ask tor it.  A gents for 20th Century  and Semi-Ready  Enclerby Supply Co.  J3eat the  Flies  It is not so~di"fficult toovercome  tlie fly post if you take early precautions. We can supply your  requirements in all kinds of fly  poisons ���������������������������Stick Paper, rolls and  fiat���������������������������poison pads and powders-  fly swatters���������������������������in short, everything  to help clean up the fly nuisance.  will not only mean industrial development in t'he West and the anniual  saving of $5,000,000" t'hrc>U'g''h tihe  substitution of lignite coal for the  half miillion tons now im ported into  Maniitohd en'::! Sai3l.a>bc|i-ewani f<i(om  Pennsylvania, but it will 'blaze the;|'  path for the utilization of the 57,-  000,000,000 ten's of lignites of Saskatchewan- and of the" vastly greater  quantity of the -better .grade of this  fuel in Alberta. Further, eventually  utilization! of vast quantities of  valuable by-pro d.ucts wj'ii iprovide  the raw materials of great a.nd flour-  ishin-g industries. Finally, it will  constitute the first, 'step in the system-untie," scientific utilization-of the  vast stores of energy locked in the  lignites of the two .provinces wlhidh,  un-'.ike the other .provinces of the  Dominion, are scantily supplied with  water-power.  Other important inquiries are being conducted by the Research  Council, and already agriculture in  Canada owes .much to scientific in-  vestigatioiii. Experiments in wheat  breeding, for instance, produced  Marquis wheat, the staple wheat of  the West, ancl now the Council is  assisting special research to breed a  variety of .w'heat wnich will ripen  ea-r'y. can be wholy rust-resistant,  and have good milling and baking  qualities.  After rigid tests, a /new 'process  of making binider twine out of Saskatchewan straw grown for flax  purposes has been discovered-which,  it is anticipated, wi'l I mean the development of an important industry  IH SA\!~_ Province  and  a  great  mone-  SoTTJlfe  Trying' to (let Homesteads  A. Reeves  Druggist and Stationer.  ENDER IVY  SPECIAJL OFFER  for School opening  To everyone buying $1.00 worth of  School Supplies we will give all of  the' following: <���������������������������'-  Im  Free  One  Pen  One   Pencil  .One   Eraser  One  Scribbler  -at-  WILSON'S  THE    POPULAR 'VARIETY  STORK  Postoffice  one  door   East  EN'DERBY,  B.C.  tary saiving to the farmers  Research Council is endeavoring to  devise some means of utilizing the  tJhousaruls of tons of waste straw  which are annually burned in the  Prairie   Provinces.  Scientific research is attracting  tho attention of a'l the great natron, of. the world. It is not too much  to say that Germany's commercial  position -'before 'tho war was due to  iin- association of science and-induslry. There is no question that adequate provision -of facilities for research  ..ihould  be one of the domin-  'Dear Mr. Editor: On the south  side of the- river Oippo-Site I-livpe'.  til ero    is    some    good    land    which,  (cr a .prolon'ge'd -struggle, was released from timber berths s'o-m-e two  years'"aigo and thrown open -to Returned Soldiers. Several civilians  ���������������������������have tried, and. in J'sct v are still  trying, to get a homestead on. this  land, but it is firmly held >-for the  Returned Man. '  Now comes t'he farce, of lit all.-  The -few returned, men wflro have  tried to take, up-the land 'have 'been  told -p'ofitely 'by. that ���������������������������sU'p'er-mJa-rvol-  bus" 'institution Jthe _"'S. S. B." that  they can-mot -get the Government  lean as the' land is more than- 15  miles from a railroad-! " .  -. Now where does the Returned  Man get off? If tie goes on this  land he -forfeits ,'hiis right to t'he  one and: only thing that 'has ever  been clone for hiiim (at least I understand the loan is sup-posed- to be for  his good.) If returned men do not  take up tiris land it remains as it is  ���������������������������waste land, (a-s a matter of fact  the 'brush is growing at a tremendous rate ���������������������������aai.di it is more difficult to  clear uip every month.)  . What 1 want, to know lis how long  are we going to iput np with this  sort of nonsense  Would a -petition in c_uadru,p'i-  cate reach anyone above the rank  of fhe thirty-first S. S. 13. clerk at  Vernon? Yours etc.  JIM  BAIRD.  13-Guage loft Single-loop Bale Ties  $10.75 per hundred lbs;  We 'have these ties in stock and can! supply themi to you as, required.,  r ���������������������������      s   -     .  ijtsrA  new   siiiipment  of  Harness parts  has J. just arrived.  .t������������������rSh'ot Gun  and  Rifle Ammunition. V V  jtarWe have just received a shipment of Heating Stoves ancl  Ranges direct from the 'manufacturers, and can give you the lowest  -possible .price on this line.  ti'We   sell   McClary's  Famous Stoves,   Ranges   ancl   Furnaces.  ferW'o sell water"***pipe ancl fittings an'd instalL Plumlbing and Heating Systems.  _ ������������������5';*Ou;r stock of Linoleum oind Rugs is very complete.  ������������������d*T_4noleuim.,   $1.65   'per   square yard.  'iMTFelfcol   Floor   Oil   Clotih,   90c iper square yard.  ;c������������������'Linoleivm   Rugs,   $18.7 5    to $29.50.  ������������������iTOu-r Crockery line 'has been atklied to -by many new designs.  Dinner  Sets,  $20.00  to  $35.00;  Fancy   China  suitable   for  'presents.  *.������������������" Paints,, Oils,, Varnishes,    Roofing,  Paper &  Builders'  Hardware.  x*-"Cement,   Lime  and   Plaster.  Call,   write or 'phone your orders  to���������������������������  FULTON HARDWARE CO.  Plumbing . Heating  ENDERBY, B. C.  Tinsmithing  Five Roses  Flour & Feed  Get  your supply  now  Another carload now in stock.     Lay in a supply of feed to carry  you over until the new crop is harvested.e  E. B. r>IUL  Gents' Furnishings  Five Roses Flour  Groceries  Admiring a Beautiful  Porcelain Set  is a woman'is right and 'privilege.  ��������������������������� She   knows,   too,   that   any   set   or  piece   'b'ougiit   Ih-eire,  will.. igive   lifir.  penfect satisfa'CiLicn. Even more  ���������������������������; li-miporta-nt   to   Iher   is  th-e -fact   that  we la'ave tho 'greatest var-iety- at the  mosit attractive iprices.  Teece & Son     ?\.om 43   flowr, f**%\ & Grocenet  WORN   S^lH������������������PltY  Anuoii'g- tlhe regular visHtontis1 to  tlie consulting room, of a Phi'adel-  P'h-ifi physician, is an elderly extreme-  "iy garrulous lady. On one occasion  the doctor 'had patiently enidured a  lonigthy recital .of her troubles and  had writen out a new prescription.  She got up to leave and- was aboat  to pass the threshold when suddenly  sho  turned   and   said.:  "13ut, doctor, you 'haven't looked  to see whether my tongue is'coated.''  My   dear   lady,"   wearil'ty   replied  wo Patet will \** \\t* P������������������f;P������������������y#  MOllM   J513A?;   HOVJPV  OFFFHI3P   AXP jfAOlXfj KVAb |3X|fII������������������ITH |2X-  IF YOU HAVE  ANY  LIVE  STOCK, FRUIT,   VEGETABLES   or   FANCY  (WORK   TO   SHOW,   GET   A   PRIZE LIST.  the' iph.yi_ic.an, "one doesn't look for  ant considerations of governments.! praS9 on a racetrack."���������������������������Harper's  ol' agricultural organizations, and of  industrial grou.ps in Canadla today.  There should be joint a'ction to determine and develop the fish, .forest  and mineral resources of the country, and generous appropriation's  for the encouragement of agriculture ancl lim'provement of farm  methods.  Tin-   Musicii]    Kckliardts  Lo\i 1-Tarkness presents The old-  time favorites. Musical Eckhardts,  in "Back to Willington," with G. C.  Eckhardt,, that inimitable comedian  as Eddie Jones, the Country Kid.  M.    Courtier    "The    Mystery  If a. chicken  smiles at you���������������������������  Safety  first.  Pleas.e be careful  wihat you  d'o,  Safety   first.  Man," j You  may not mean any-wrong;  FraiDcis H'ollis, and a ton of ���������������������������'musical ; She's but one girl in a throng,  novelties.     Admission,   50c   and   $].JBut your wife may come a long-  Tuesday,   Sept.   7th. Safetv  first.  Armstrong Tire  Vulcanizing Work*   ������������������������������������������������������ f or ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  Tire,  Battery and  Bicycle   Repairs  Automobile, JriiclcrTFiictdr ������������������w������������������J MacMivery^pxhiWlt^^  Whether,   you   have   anything   to exhibit or not, get a membership  o  exhibit or  not,  get a Membership Ticket, or buy a ticket at the gate.  -The fact that, you -make an exhibit-   or Wold  a  ticket may  be  the means  of your winning a  PIG CASH PfiIZE  Here's How It's Pone;  If   400   Meniibership   Tickets ������������������are sold- beifore  2  o'clock  on- the  last  day  of  the   Fair,   (September  23rd)  the nuniiber of these tickets will  be  drawn   and   th-e   following   prizes  ipa?'d -in cash:  1st Prize,  $20.0U;   2nd,  $10.00.  If   less  than   400   Mem'bcrsflniip   Tickets and  more than  200 are sold  by  tlhe sarnie  tiinne, t'he fol.'owiiung ipr'izes will be.ipaid In. cash:  :l.sl  IVize,  $|5.00;   2nd,  $10.00.  Jf  200  General  Admission Tickets are sold before 2 o'clock on tiie  last clay  of> the Fair  (tickets sold, on  both  days   to  count)   the niiuniber  of   these   tickets,  laldults   and   chlldr en co*m*bined, will ibe drawn and the  following iprizes will 'be paid in cash  1st  Prize,   $20.00;   2nd,  $10.00.  If less than 2000 amd more than  1,500 General Admission Tickets  are sold iby t'he same tiime. the folio wiling prizes will  be ipaMt "Am cash':  list Prize,   $JO.OO;   2iul  $5.0O.  Judges  of Competition���������������������������Dr.   K: .C.   MacDonald,   M.P.P., ��������������������������� Vernon. ���������������������������  M-'ayor .'Barnes, Endler.by  Mayor Fraser,  Armstrong.  ^Ihose  decisioni E.h-a-11' be  final.  . * Ai'i-iingcmcnts ave iindei- way to" have all ] cjuididates and aspirants  for the Yale vacancy in the Federal Houso address the gathering.  Definite   particulars   later.  ���������������������������Membership Tickets-,   wiiiclh  will   admnit, holde.   to   Faiir  'both,  days',  free entry  for -all  but Live Stock  Exhibits, ..can "be purcliased at���������������������������  The  Verinoim News  ofRce.Vernon  Sainton,   A^rm   Oibs������������������rver .office, Salmon Arm'  Okanaigam   Ooimimioner   office,   Enderby  MacPhai'l-SniitJli   Hiairdwar.e,   jAirmstronig  Armstrong   Advertiser  office,   Armistrong, or  .    '_���������������������������  ���������������������������    -rr.'  7 MAT  HASSEX,   Secietary.  '"" " "' Armstrong,   B.   C.

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