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 ttaggmi  3-  IN WHICH IS MERGED THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY.  Vol. 13, No. 43, Whole No. 693  THURSDAY, JAN. 13, 1921  Subscription, $'_3 a year  Old Council Holds Final  Meeting to Close Up Business  The last meeting of the 1920 council was held Monday evening, the  mayor ancl all' members present.  There was little business to be finished, and the session was short.  A resolution was received from the  B. C. Anti-Tuberculosis Society wliich  the council was asked to endorse setting forth  that  "Whereas it is a fact that cattle  condemned for tuberculosis have up  to the present been sold for human  consumption; and whereas, it is the  unanimous opinion of the medical,  and veterinary associations that such'  a condition should not exist, in the  public interest; and whereas, there  seems to be a conflict of authority  between the Federal and. Provincial  Governments in respect thereof: be it  resolved that the Provincial secretary  be urged to take up tho question  without delay with the Federal authorities to make, it impossible" to  have caftle whiHi have ������������������been condemned for tuberculosis sold for human consumption."  partment of Labour, Victoria, setting  forth the conditions under which  emergency relief measures would be  participated in by the Provincial and  Dominion Governments, in case of  extreme unemployment developing.  In view of there being little or.no unemployment in Enderby at the present time, it was decided that there  was no need of establishing a relief  organization here at the present  time. ;  " The Finance Committee recommended payment of the following  sums of money:  Okanagan Telephone Co.  C. Dugdale, wages      W. Wells, wages  ..'   H. Rosoman, wages   ....  J. A.  Morrison ���������������������������'... -.   E.   Sparrow      Dominion "Express  Co     47.39  G.' A. .Rands'          5.50  Fulton  Hardware  Co        8.50  2.   Hawkins,   ....*.       1.75  A.   Reeves    '..-.        2.05 '���������������������������  Tho Walker Press  XXXXXXXXXXXXXXX  X .    ENDERBY   BRIEFS  xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx  Good    morning!    Write    the    word  large:   "Enderby,"���������������������������May  24th.  ������������������ Many Citizens Visit Hospital  and are Pleased with Findings  Mrs. A. Reeves and Miss Edna Lang  returned from the coast on Saturday.  Mr. Wm. H. Reeves is visiting his  brothers in Enderby, from Edmonton.  Dr. Sumner will be in Enderby on  Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday of  next week. -���������������������������  Born���������������������������At the Enderby Hospital,,  Jan. 9th, to Mr. and Mrs. Leonard  Funk, a daughter.   ��������������������������� - -    '  Jack  Simms  and  W.  G. Allen, the  pneumonia   patients   in   the   Enderby  Hospital,- are  steadily improving and  30.52 -will soon be out and around.  2.69 .,.  5.10 f    There are 28,000 licensed autos and  5.00, trucks  in British Columbia.    Wonder  12?5 inow  much   of  the   license   money   is  spent in making better roads.  Mr. E. B. Dill returned from Vernon  on  Saturday.    Owing to  the  rupture  .$ 6.80  ''''������������������     f-o'.-o'of an  artery  following  an  operation,        ..     -             IA.S>6 '��������������������������� *���������������������������  It was moved by Aid.  Coltart, and city of Enderby     13.50 |he wiIl he  confined to his home for  seconded, by Aid. Burnham and carried unanimously, that the resolution  be endorsed, with the proviso that  two-thirds of the value of any animal  destroyed be paid by the government.  The salary of the .City Auditors, a few 0weeks.*  Messrs. Crehan, Mouat & Co., char-|: on Saturday next,'Jan. 15th, being  tercel accountants, awas increased' the last day for rebate on city water  from $60.00 to $100.00 per annum, rates, the collector's, office, at the  such   increase   to   take   effect     from City Hall  will  be open  in the. after  A letter was received from the De- January'1st, 1920.  CURLERS   BUSY  Ice  Mow  Ready and  Playing   Enjoyed  this   Week���������������������������Schedule   Drawn  NEW   U.   F.   LOCALS.  moon  till  6  p.   m.,  and  again In  the  evening till -9 p. m.  Kennctih   Strickland   returned" from  the' mainline  on  Saturday,  where- he  The   formation  of  six  new  United,has been employed in one.c,f the.. C.P.  Farmer* locals .and -the" arrangement jR- stations.     Tlie   big' railway   com-  for the organization of five others in j pany,   like   the   bigrsteamship  com-  the same  districts. along the  line  of.panies, is being hard hit by the gen-  the Canadian'National Railway, north, eral stagnation of trade, and'is reduc-  of Kamloops, Avas the-record>--made .ing its-force at: every-point." . . ~-  by- Provincial  Organizer-J.  M. ,;Hum-   , The > Mara schools children   are. re-  Enderby curlers have at last succeeded in. getting a sheet of ice  ready -for the "stanes," and on Monday and  Tuesday, nights the opening  games of the season were enjoyed, '.pln/jy.-in 'one week, commencing-Dec. 'hearsing'an. adaption oi,.browning's  The'season is certain to be short; and'''r^salFs^^^ Pied -Piper of  the ioe not the best, but good enough paper". And they were all good locals, JjJamelin." with mii^ic. .composed by  to   make   the   playing   strenuous   and  too, and promise "to'"grow. ...._  *.-   j John   Farmer.     The- date   has   been  loud on' the ' broom," with- centre-ice J The United Farmers have .grown provisionally fixed for'the second Fri-  shots aplenty. J        , jfrom 40 locals fast year to an "active clay   in   February.     The-'proceeds- of  Owing to. the short season, the ice organization with 148 locals," repre- the entertainment to be for the ohilcl-  committee has .drawn the first round senting practically the whole" of the ren's recreation fund. ' " "  of the schedule games regardless of southern part, of British Columbia.*) Here's w,hat we call a bit of hard  the usual question as to the con- There are, of course, many _ places luck. A farmer advertised a steer  venienco of the skips and individual where there should be organizations'which had strayed to his place. Short-  ,players, and it is hoped that every of the U. F., but in many of these ar-,ly after thc paper came out the farm-  member will make a point of playing rangements are being made by the er and family were away from- home  up to" schedule .and be on the'ice and farmers to organise themselves, and for the day.- On their return they  ready, to play at S o'clock on the eve- in others the locals already organized found the steer had been taken away  ninghis rink is scheduled to play. It are taking steps to form locals in dis-'and along with it another animal be-  will be  impossible to iise .more than tricts  adjoining their 'own.;       . . j longing to the farmer's neighbor.    No  one sheet of ice for a day or two, as: A great work has been done during money was left to pay the farmer for  sheet No. 2 is yet unfit for play, but'the past year, and a great deal of it. keening the animal or for the estray  it is hoped by the week-end tq have is due to the untiring energy, of Field notice. -        ��������������������������� ���������������������������    .  both sheets going. iOrganizer Humphrey. "It may be stat-j     Mr. and Mrs. R. M. Fenton returned  jed here that he has now resigned Jiis' from  their  Ontario visit last Friday.  Following are the rinks drawn:       j position, but the good work is likely j They enjoyed the'holiday season with  Keith, skip���������������������������Peel, Marley, Huffman. ito be carrie(j on with almost unabated J relatives and friends at'various points  A.   Reeves,   skip���������������������������Rands,   Wm.   H. energy, for while Mr. Humphrey will'and  Mr. Fenton says he never knew  "Reevesr=Smartr ��������������������������� J-riTbt^e^aetirTif^  Walker, skip���������������������������A. Dill, Birrell, Ham- * arrangements   to  give  illustrated  lee- position  than   now.     They  have  sys-  ilton.  turos throughout the province during tematized their farm work, and their  Mack,  skip���������������������������Fulton,  Speers,  Smith. the winter, under the auspices of tlie barns and  impliments  and live stock  Last Thursday afternoon and evening a large number of people of the  town and district took advantage ot  the opportunity given by the hospital  board and matron to visit the institution to see the nature of the improvements and addition recently finished.  All were more than pleased with  the thoroughness of the improvements and the splendid appearance  of the wards, the dining room," linen  closets, kitchen, etc. After inspect-,  ing the institution the visitors 'were  served afternoon tea by the matron,  Mrs. McPherson, and ladies of the'  Hospital Auxiliary, when all expressed their pleasure, and admiration for  the able manner in which they found  the hospital conducted.  The history and full "details in connection Avith the building of the hospital addition are loo Avell known to  bear repeating here. The enlargement of the building adds one new  ward down-stairs, also a linen closet,  an enlarged dining,^ room and a -mod  ern hospital kitchen. Upstairs two  wards are added with out-door sleeping porch for each, with a clothes  chute to the laundry porch and a  silent waiter from the kitchen below  and a linen closet for the upper floor.  The new addition and the relation  of these rooms to those already in  use gives Enderby as complete and  compactly arranged cottage hospital  as can be found in the-interior. * It  is furnace-iieated throughout.  The Hospital Board is endeavoring  to.secure assistance from the Provincial Department under ,tho Hospital  Act to enable them to - properly furnish the additional" wards and - later  to make some alterations at the entrance of the hospital to' make possible the-better handling of patients  brought in on a stretcher. It is also  intended -to repaint , the_ building ��������������������������� as  early as possible in the spring and to .  make a suitable driveway from "the  street to the entrance. '  XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX  X HULLCAR���������������������������DEEP CREEK X  XXX XXXXXXXXXXX  - Mr. James Duncan was a business  visitor to  Enderby last Tuesday.  Mr. A. A. Faulkner of Enderby was  in the district on Wednesday buying  poles and posts.  Mr. George A. Barney has been  hauling poles to the Okanagan Saw  Mills at Enderby the past- week.-   --���������������������������* '  The annual meeting of the Hullcar  and Deep Creek Hall-will be held in  the hall- tomorrow (Friday) "evening:  _ "\yeu.are^.sqrry_JJ to';.hear. that Mrs;; Ef,.  H. Worthington has been seriously  ill for the past week at her home on  the Salmon River-Enderby road:  The annual meeting"' of ,the Deep  Creek Livestock Association will' be  held- at Mr. Donald Lindsay's- on  Thursday  evening,  January 20th.  Mrs. Mack and two children of Rutland returned to her :home-on Tuesday after spending" the past two  weeks with Mr. and Mrs. James Duncan, Deep Creek.  C.     Reeves,    skip ��������������������������� Oppertshauser,  Brown, Lindsay.  Following is the first round of the  schedule gamos. These are drawn to  be played on ice No. 1. As soon as  ice No. 2 is ready it will be given  over to scratch games until the first  round of schedule games are finished.  Jan. 12���������������������������Walker vs.  Mack.  13���������������������������Keith vs.  A.  Reeves.  14���������������������������Mack vs.  C.  Reeves.  "     17���������������������������Walker vs. A. Reeves.  "      18���������������������������C.  Reeves  vs.  Keith.  "      19���������������������������A.  Reeves  vs.  Mack.  "     20���������������������������Keith  vs.  Walker.    {/  "     21���������������������������C. Reeves vs. A. Reeves.  "     24���������������������������Mack vs. Keith.  -C. Reeves vs. Walker.  25-  SLUMP   IN   MEAT   PRODUCTS.  ��������������������������� The wide scope in the changes that  have taken place in the Canadian  meat industry in the last year may  be gauged from the following facts.  During' 1920 exports of bacon and ham  and of beef were about 64 per cent  of the 1919 totals; pork about 50 per  cent and canned meats only about  one-sixteenth of the total. The drop  of 82,000,000 lbs, in pork -products  would represent the exportable portions of about 745,000 hogs. .  United Farmers, where conditions show the results, as well as their  are suitable, and while on- this work'-bank accounts. ��������������������������� Not one here and  will "assist any district to organize.      there, but generally���������������������������all have adopted  new^and better way���������������������������and all are  Medical   Aid  to   Returned   Men.  The Ottawa government is prepared  th  well off.  Julius Wolff died in New Denver a  week or two ago.    Deceased was an  through the (Department or Soldiers* j old timer " of the Slocan and well  Civil . Re-establishment, to provide known to many readers of the Corn-  free   medical   attention   for   returned. moner.    He was local accountant for  soldiers out of employment. They  will be given free medical attention  ancl  medicines, either, at home or in  the syndicate owning the Hewitt  mfne near Silverton and the Kaslo  concentrator.     He   was   a   native   of  hospital, but in the latter case main- Cologne,  Germany,  and  had   traveled  tenance will not be provided, although it is anticipated by the soldier  organizations that municipalities will  provide   hospital   accommodation.  If others in soldier families are  sick at the same time as the head of  the house they will also receive attention, but not otherwise.  A Night Bloomer.  In western India there is a tree  that blooms only in the dark._ For  some reason, possibly because as ordinarily seen it is of plain and desolate appearance, it is called the sorrowful tree. Every evening in the  year it breaks into bloom, but with  the rising sun sheds or folds up its  flowers.  extensively. He spoke and wrote  several languages. His wife died in  New Denver some years ago, and he  has a sister still living in Germany.  A large number of young people  enjoyed tho masquerade ball given on  Monday night by the management of  the Enderby Opera House and the  Orchestra, and -fully as many spectators looked on. The costumes were  unusually 'good, and the floor, the  music and the refreshments���������������������������all the  best���������������������������contributed  to  make  the  affair  XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX  X MARA ITEMS X  XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX  Mr.^and Mrs. Rupert Davy,were visitors to Armstrong last Saturday.  . Miss Chadwick, who has been visiting Mrs. Chas. Coell for a short  time returned home to Enclerby on  Monday.  Mrs. Fielding was a passenger south  on^Monday. - ~���������������������������. -.-. ���������������������������=���������������������������-^���������������������������  Mrs. Butterworth gave a very enjoyable social last Friday night.  There was upwards of 30 people present. Cards, games and dancing were  indulged in with refreshments and a  very jolly crowd broke up about 2  a. m.  Mr. and Mrs. James Gahan drove  down. Sunday to visit Mrs. James  Bell.    -  CIVIC ELECTION  No Change on City Council ��������������������������� Mrs. E.  ,E. Harvey on School Board.  Little   interest1*' was   taken' in   the  ���������������������������o    ** ���������������������������. . _  election- of mayor and aldermen, and  one member, of. the. school board last  Monday. Mayor Barnes was' re-elect--  ed, as were also Aldermen Burnham,  Coltart, --Gaylord, ��������������������������� Mackay/ and Nichol.  Mr. Sid H.. Speers was also.re-elected  police commissioner, and .Mrs. E. *E.  Harvey "was elected; by- acclamation-  on-the-school board.-.-    -���������������������������_...    a--~  LEAGUE HOCKEY  XXXXX XXXXXXXXX  X    GRANDVIEW  BENCH   NOTES    X  XXXX X X X X X X X X XXXX  Myrtle and Clifford Lidstone returned from a visit to Okanagan Centre last Friday.  The whist drive and dance held at  Mr. and Mrs. J. Tomkinson's' last Friday night in the interests of the  United Farmers was quite a success.  Fifteen dollars was made clear of all  expenses. The prize winners were:  Ladies' first, Miss Woods, Grandview  Bench; Ladies' consolation, Miss K.  Piggott, Deep Creek; Gent's first, Mr.  P. Bradshaw, Grandview Bench; consolation, A. Lidstone, Grandview  Bench.  iEveryohe - is   taking   advantage   of  most enjoyable for each and all.   The"the good sieighing these days to get  winners of the prizes were: Fancy  dress, lady, Miss Mona Winters; gentleman, Eric Winter; most original1  lady, Mrs. Jno., Smart; gentleman,  Pat H. Mowat; most comic, Thos.  Elliott.  their posts and poles, etc., hauled to  Grindrod.-  Nothing but Love justifies personal  pride;���������������������������and    the    end    of    Love    is  diumility.  In. the first-game of-hockey of the  Okanagan I_eague, played 'on Arm-.  strong ice Monday' evening between'  Vernon and Armstrong, resulted in a  victory for the visiting team. The  next game will be played on Vernon  ice tomorrow evening, the 14th, between Enderby and the Vernon.team.  The ice is certain to be .heavy, and"  not the best for fast playing." It is  prophesied- that the Enderby team  will put up a hard fight and the lineup points to one '.of the strongest  teams' we have ever put on the Ace.  On the 17tlr Enderby and Armstrong  will come together at Enderby, and  on the 20th Vernon will play the  home  team  on- Enderby ice.  NEW   YEAR   BLOSSOMS.  "^To~Wtlier^"b"Oiiu������������������t=6f^dutViO"or=flow^  ers on New Year Sunday is an experience which cannot be looked -upon as  an ordinary matter, even in Summer-  land, but it was done by Mr. Angoye  on Sunday last, the nosegay being  composed of verbena, alyssium and  ten weeks stock blossoms. These  were from plants which had remained more or less in bloom since last  summer.���������������������������Summerland   Review.  The members of the Women's Institute met last Tuesday at the home  of the Secretary, Mrs. R. Drake, to  take oflicial leave of Mrs. E. J. Mack,  who leaves soon for her nev? home  in B. C. Mrs. Mack has been a very  hard-working member of the Institute  from its inception and has earned the  esteem of" the riiembers in a very remarkable way. She did much to  bring the branch to its present state  of efficiency and has been a great help  in every good work that was promoted in the community. Her departure  is a distinct loss to the district. The  members present asked her to accept  a very handsome lavalliere as a token of their regard for her and as a  slight memento of some happy days  in Gadsby.���������������������������Gadsby, Alta., News.  Any hen that will not lay at least  one egg in three days is not worth  keeping. Get your flock average up  to 150 eggs per hen per year and they  will be making money for you. OKANAGAN  COMMONER  THURSDAY, JAN. 13, 1921  ������������������Itanagati .Commoner  In which is merged The EoUerby Press and Walker's Weekly  Published every Thursday at Enderby, B. C,  by the Walker Press, at  S3 per year; $1.50 aix months.  H. M.  WALKER  (Member of the  United  TypothetaJe of America)  Advertising Rates ������������������  Contract or Regular���������������������������4 0c a single-coftumn inch up to  half ipage;  over half-page, 3 0c an inch each imsertion.  Transient or irregular���������������������������5 0c an inc'h; cash to accompany copy to insure publication.  Wamt Ads���������������������������20c per line first insertion,, 10c per line  each subsequent insertion. Count 0 words to line.  Local Notices���������������������������20c per line;  Local readers, 10c line.  Cards of Thanks, 51.00.  Legal Notices���������������������������15c per line 1st "insertion; 10c per  line each subsequent insertion.  Water Notices���������������������������150 words and under, $10.00; eaoh  additional 50 words, $1.00. Land Notices, Tinvber Licenses, Certificates of Improvement, 910.00 for 00 days,  $7 for 30 days. , p  THURSDAY, JAN. 13, 1921  Outlook for 1921 Good  That (lie year 1921 will bc prosperous lor Enderby and this particular portion ol" thc Okanagan is certain. There are signs aplenty oi' thc  good things in store. Looking about thc district  one sees on every hand much improvement on  the farms and greater development of thc land.  Farm homes are better kept, and evidences of a  better system of handling the business of farming are numerous..  In the town itself, there is additional evidence  of the natural-growth and fuller development of  business, and a better understanding of the district's requirements and a fuller knowledge of  how to meet these needs.  Tbis winter, for next season's operations, the  Okanagan Saw Mills Company is making the  cutting portion of the mill over. New foundations  arc going in under every machine, and appliances  for tiie better handling'of the output and for increasing the cul arc to be added. The mill will be  in good shape to "handle-the maximum cut of thc  machines . Mr. A. E. Shew, lhc new manager, is  already in.charge and is making a clean  sweep ol  running  of  over-  woaknr'sscs.  the result of the heavy  the last several year without  a   complete  hauling. .  This season, in addition to thc enlarged production and increased output in othcr lines, will  see Uic .Enderby Brick <?: Tile Company in operation to thc fttil capacity of the plant, under the  management of Mr. A. Fulton, and in charge of  an Al hrickmaker. - .    ���������������������������  These things, and the general improved, condition of'the town and dislrict, lend encouragement i'o Ihcs optimism fell on all sides and in  every diicction.     '  V/ork  on Mabel Lake Road Promised  it ii probable thai we may sec considerable  work put upon Mabel Lake road this season, ll  is promised at ali events, and stranger things  have happened lhan thai these road-work promises should occasionally-bc fulfilled. There is as  greal need for better work on this wagon road  as there is upon any roadway in the Province.  Enough money has been spent in patchwork on  the Mabel Lake road to havc made a turnpike of  it ere tills, but, instead, it has been made only a  fair fair-weather road, passable only in the summer months, afler the-spring thaws havc ceased  and before the Jail rains begin. In poinl if fact,  the bpsl stretches of road between Enderby and  Mabel Lake, a .distance of 24 miles1, arc those  where Ihe natural surface has never bcen broken.  =a n < Uu po iimvJi i c h-gra < 1 i-n-g-I va s-been-u i ! neeessa v-y-  used to hear much about the Fatherhood of God  and the common brotherhood under, that fatherhood, but that was "before the war." Today all  wc hear from day to day is wilh regard to some  new way to bc found to tax the people and to keep  up freight and money rates in order to pay the  cost of Uic war fought and at thc same time prepare to fight again when our commercial rivals  become loo slrong for us���������������������������wherever they may  live. Wc repeal thc same old chant of selfishness,  "Britain must rule lhe waves." Then our genial  Uncle Samuel hears thc chant and replies, "No  navy shall bc larger than ours." And then lhc  Japanese-pipe up, "Our national life depends on  our having a fighting"forcc on sea as great as any  other nation."  At thc same time 1hc whole world is hungry  for Brotherhood���������������������������a Brotherhood lhat our fighting men and diplomats do nol seem lo bc inclined  lo let come inlo practice.    It seems  to us lhat  whal we need more than mastery of thc seas, or  to dominate other nations, is more mutual understanding, mutual appreciation and consideration.  It will bc a long time before there can come to organized  society  any   good   from   the  Common  Brotherhood idea when thc greater part of our  time and energy is spent in adding engines of destruction that can bring nothing but havoc.and  misery upon others and upon ourselves. We .may  talk as much as we like about the Common Brotherhood, bul it can never be more lhan an empty  phrase until we can look upon it as "a goal to  aspire to where its own membership will not be  the sole benefactor."  CiVIDPRSOE  V  ontfesLi&nes present no turniW-  "V-?Tk lhe Same with ClVJC d  Once V6u.bo|>sL A. whole town's earning  You'll   noLWlSH   to  tvtrn  aside! 5  Choosing any OTHER way  YoxaJU   discover DOESN'TF^^!  BUY WHERC  YOU LIVE  Standing Alone  Iri a very real sense, every man stands alone.  Just as alone as though he were the only man in  the world. While there are times when wc may  think "en masse" and work in gangs, and trade in  corporations, and pray by congregations, and  sing in choruses���������������������������nevertheless, there comes to  each of us the lime when we musl do these things  alone. When a young fellow starts out in-his  musical career, taking his place in a chorus, hc is  noL particularly disturbed if he.fails'to make good  upon every occasion, because hc knows that onc  or more of his ncighlDors in the ononis will do so,  so that his failure will not bc noticed. Bul \vhcn  hc bigins to sing solo parts, hc knows that it is  strictly up to him lo make good. Tic must strkc  high "G" or low "F" clear and strong, without  liabbincss or uncertainly. For.the time being, he  becomes the. only man in the chorus.  Each of us has our solo part tin life���������������������������occasions  when wc cannot depend upon- our neighbors in  the chorus loVlo our part. Noivcan we "fake" the  score which we havc imperfectly Jea'rncd. Inefficiency, or ignorance, or weakness, cannot then be  given as an excuse. This docs;not mean that we  shall be expected to play another's part, any more  than you'd expect a bass voice to sing the soprano  score. There's variety enough in life to give each  of us a solo, filled lo our peculiar range. If you  cannot take high "C" comfortably, you may sing,  the tones of the middle register with greater pow  er and effectiveness.���������������������������Rev. Charles Stclzle.  .Behold, The Man!  Today all up-to-date executives arc pleading  t for men���������������������������bul for morc man, more manliness,  more manhood. More of lhat indefinable force  which act's directly by its very presence, which  commands attention, inspires confidence and  creates the desire lo -be dealt with.  Wc are born believers in this type of man.  To see him is lo believe in him.  And Iho secret of our belief in him is his own  belief in. him self.  He believes in himself and in-tne work he has  oJ  j i is now  lire road  -.-I:  promised  we lo be <\vi\  .i  thai  considerable portions  ed���������������������������the clay portions  r.eiv -so muc-i. .'.-difficulty is now experienced  Willi ihe coming of sofl weather. Tl is to be  lyi.n.'.l iii;;L [he'road department will not w:;il until lhc fall rains begin.to start the work it is pro-  nosed lo do. This was the difficulty last year���������������������������il  has been the difficulty right along. When thc  least amount of good could result' from lhe work  men were then"''put on.. The -whole winler-season,  when lhe greatest amount of gravelled could be  hauled for thc,'least money, is always allowed to  pass with no employment on the roads whatever.  Might we suggest that if lhe clay sections on thc  road arc lo be gravelled this' spring, lhal lhe road  department consider the advisability of having  the gravel hauled and placed along the roadside  ready for spreading before the. mosquilos* become ..troublesome and in lime to gel the work  done before men*arc in"-demand for othcr work.  Brotherhood or Brutality?  Which of these trails in .human character is  lo prevail*in llie relations of nations and peoples?  "Much was heard about the "Common Brotherhood" when men were being called from the  homes of the land lo fight thc common enemy,  ;\nd our leaders dwelt heavily upon the glad day  acoming when lhc nations should be'bound togelher by bonds: of fellowship under onc common brotherhood. Since victory was won and  Ihe world has bcen asked to return lo normal  conditions of peace, we hear nothing aboul lhat  "common brotherhood" from our leaders, and  very lillle about il from any olher source.    We  thc firm for which hc works.  lhc man who directs his efforts,  every onc of his business asso-  trulhfulncss and in loyally and  ! to do.  Hc believes in  He believes i\x  lie believes in  ciales.  He believes in  in perseverance.  He believes in work and hc believes in play.  Hc believes in good cheer and good health.  He believes in sunshine, fresh air, sobriety and  .sufficiency.  Hc gives as he goes and grows as hc gives.  We arc drawn to him, and cry aloud in, salutation���������������������������Behold, the man!���������������������������JNorvat Hawkins.  walking .through thc land  of Im-  sitting at thc  a dull-eyed man,  dingy cottage,  so poor?" I asked.  " he answered indignantly  Once, while  agination, I saw  door of a small,  "Why are you  "I am not poor.  "There is coal underneath mv garden���������������������������100,000  tons of it."    ,.  "Then* why"don't you dig it up?" I asked.  "Well,"   he  admitted,   "at  present  I  have  no  spade and I don't like digging."���������������������������Herbert N  A London parrot recently laid its first egg at  thc age of 36. When wc were keeping hens once  one of them, was quite a parrot in the matter of  laying, but she died before she was 36.  The farmers of Port Hancy have,decided to cooperate with the municipal council in maintaining thc highway built by the McBride regime and  which has becn steadily neglected of late years.  Thc municipality will get thc crushed rock and  lhc farmers will do the spreading.  For a Delicious cup of Tea or  v   Coffee try the blends  , carried by us  c  Bulk or package; excellent in quality and right in price  The new Robin Hood Flour is better than ever  DlinCari  BrOS. Enderby's Quality Grocers  HuicRSuccessCanBeYovrsToo  .   Read These Amazing  Stories cf Success  Eirn������������������4 IS24 In Two V.t*ltu    -  I liftd nrvor earned more than SM ���������������������������  month. Labi *trvk I cUar.it J30C and thin  ������������������wk $218. You haiv done won-UTs for  mr.-'-Gt-v.   W.  tvc-iirm,  I Now Earn ��������������������������������������������� Hl*b s������������������ 1103 ��������������������������� D*v.  1 tooV lour course two >rnre mtto. Mfm*  mrnim 315 m v,������������������������������������k clttUn.-'. Am now  fr!hn__ many of tha luivrst firrn in the  U. t>. I iiate tnrniA more than (10* in *****">  t!.y-. You i������������������uf"j ir.������������������ rr>y iy.-ii.bn. Our  Self* Mnnm-rr is ��������������������������� graduate of youri.���������������������������  J.   L   Lvlloni'.  Drnt  11.5*2 In Thirty Day*.  My r(\rnli>K������������������ for the pi������������������l thirty dayi are*  |1.%*2 0J nnd ] **on Second I'rizc In March,  ���������������������������Ithvugh f only vorWd i������������������u wulu during  that,monlh ���������������������������C. W. Campbtll.  ��������������������������� C������������������rr..d'Jl,.S83 In Sis Wcrfci.  / My ttiririnii* fur JJureS .urre over 31.000  ���������������������������nd ovrr fl.POD for thv I_i<t ������������������ix weeks.  white tf*t "���������������������������1'jk, my oir:iInK* v*ere S3JG 00.  I tf������������������i#J clw.-n month* out uf the yiar,  *ortfft* ft  4.iys null  \icrfc.  lhe NS.TA. iluic, me out of ��������������������������� rut where  I wm e.'ifnfns )<*��������������������������� thnn |I,000 ��������������������������� yeir. and  *hfHmt3 n������������������ hciw.to jn.ilie a ������������������uc;������������������_6.���������������������������J. P.  <fcer*tr������������������Vl.   mm ���������������������������  What those men havc done, you can do! In your spare time  at home you chn easily master the-sccrets of selling that make  Star Salesmen. Whatever your experience lias been���������������������������-whatever  you may be doing now���������������������������whether or not you think you can sell��������������������������� N  just answer this question: Are you ambitious to earn $10,000 a  year? Then get in touch with mc at once! I will prove to you  without cost or obligation that you can easily become a Star,  Salesman. I will show you how the Salesmanship Training and  Free Employment Service of thc N. S. T. A. will help you to quick  success in Selling. v  $10,000 A Year Selling Secrets  The Secrets of Star Salesmanship ns taught by thc N. S. T- A. has  enabled SWVu-amU, almost overnight, to leave behind for ever thu drudgery  . and small pay of bliml-jjlloy jobn thnt lead nowhere.   No matter what you  ' arc now doing*, the field of lulling offers you a b'itf future.   Get the facts.  Cull or write -   .  National SalesroenV Training Attociatfon  . Canadian Mbt.       Po������������������ 362      Toronto. Ont.  ESTABLISHED 1872  OFFICE  There is no reason why a  woman should not take tfre  same advantage of hanking  systems as her husband does  and thus systematize the  financial affairs of her household. The ������������������ank of Hamilton  invites and pays special attention to the accounts of  lady depositors.  BANK PF MAMII.TPN  .ISO. S&fART, l_oc-al Manager  ENWWiY,  C.  pjow is the time to get  that Overland 4  A reduction of $140 has been made on the Willy Overland Four. This  will be tbe price until July 1st next.  ' We have a few cars now on hand and these we will sell at the old  price less $140. The difference in buying one of these cars and a ear to  come in later is the sum of $35 in favor of the customer. The |35' repr*e-  sents tbe difference In the freight.  You should see the Canadian-made Overland in action; understand its  exceptional riding* qualities, its stamina and its gasoline economy���������������������������the  car that made an ocean-to-ocen trip on 32.6 miles t# the gallon, that won  the Scottish fuel-saving contest, that is getting Canadian owners up to 35  miles per gallon.    ;  Call and allow us to demonstrate.  Jas. McMahon & Son        Encjerby  KING EDWARD  Arname that stands for the best in hotel service  King Edward Hotel     LKURPHY      Enderby {  THURSDAY, JAN. 13  1921  OKANAGAN  COMMONER  EXPERIMENTAL   FARM   NOTES.  R.   H.   Helmer.   superintendent   Experimental   Station,   Summerland,  J  C,  gives this  important summary on  the question of cover crops     in    this  Valley.: .  "The question of Cover Crops in  orchard practice is a very live' one  amongamong fruit g rowers in the  Okanagan. Cover crops are divided  into two classes, viz.: Those that  supply humus only ancl those that supply humus olus notrogen. The most  important of tho first arc Fall Rye,  Wheat, Buckwheat and rape. The advantage of thes;o- crops is that they  grow readily without much soil prep  .aration. Buckwheat and rape arc  seeded in August or Ssptcmber antf  allowed to remain on the land all win  ~ter. These crops supply , hun.u:--  quickly under adverse conditions and  put heart in it to grow legumes that  will supply an abundance of nitrogen.  The most important point to remember in using rye and wheat is that  they must be turned under whilst  quite green not allowed to head and  become straw. In soils that bake and  pack badly we have found that one  or two crops ploughed under have  made the difference between success  and failure .in establishing alfalfa,  clover, vetches. This brings us to  the crops that supply nitrogen to the  soil. Humus and nitrogen aro the  controlling factors in soil fertility at.  tha -present time. ,' Therefore cover  crops that supply both are of most  importance to  the_ valley.  "We cannot advise alfalfa, indiscriminately as water and depth of soil  play a big part in its" use, but we can  ,-ifivise that when grown it be used  as si mulching crop and net as a hay  crop.. Do not cut it "at all, allow it  to rot from year to year on the land,  only ploughing- 'irrigation, furrows  tlirough it each spring. This Is by  far the cheapest method of orchard  practice, butt until alfalfa -has been  proven successful under .various con.  ditions we would- recommend the ,use  of ITairy "Vetch.. We seed in .early  August or'September and allow it to  remain"-all winter and plough in the  spring. A great" deal of expense of  Hairy Vetch seed can lie" overepme by  .allowing a certain amount of- the  vetch to go to-seed. Harvest the seed  and disc tho land the seed came from  to.reseed it. This gives t he advantage of clean cultivation when water  is scarce but is expensive. To cheap,  en this method the vetch has been  allowed' to go to seed aU over the orchard, and then disced1 in and this.re-  seeds the orchard and adds much  humus. If a fall seeding of flairy  Vetch is killed out where picking, and1  hauling has taken place reseed to  spring vetch. Clover cannot be recommended as a'* cover crop for orchards.  It. is a shallow feeder and " robs. the  water from the roots of the trees ami  unless it is frequently ploughed under  tends to bake the soil and if allowed  to rot it smothers the stand, whicl-  makes it a very expensive "crop..  *.- "To make our legumes supply nitrogen to   the - maximun^_\V"*e   must   put  Through the Kettle Valley  our soil in good - physical condition  and by repeated cover .cropping or  mulching keep it so."  AIRPLANE  SCOUTING.  Late last fall a huge Federal seaplane soared over Enderby and went  its way east. to Mabel Lake. There  it alighted and later flew over the  forest reserves in'that district. The  plane was one of the regular scouting  machines which the Dominion Forestry Branch is using to gather information.  A report, of the expert sent- on one  of these trips says: "When an alti?  tude of 7,700 feet was.reached, a very  fair idea was obtained of the general,  nature of the country, of an important watershed and of the general  timber conditions. ,  "I Avas much amazed at the volume  of detail which it was possible to cover from even the superficial study allowed by a single flight over the territory. There was no difficulty in distinguishing absolutely every specimen  of tree, species on the ground inasr  much as they presented very marked  and. outstanding characteristics, one  from the other, as viewed from, the  air. The timber, on this area .and  ^ others examined the same day consists of different species, including  Douglas  fir,    yellow  pine,    lodgepole,  Southern British Columbia, with  its placid lakes that mirror fruitful  chores, the orchards of the Okona-  fjan Valiey, the Grand Forks Vai-  ey and a country, rich in mineral  and forest wealth, are' made -accessible by the Kettle Valley railway  which links a vast extent of Britten  Columbia with the Pacific Coatt  through a route of rare ecentc <*  beauty. At the southern end are  linked the Kootenay and Arrow  lakes, the route offering all the  charm of mountain, lake, river, cataract, ravine and : soft and rounded  landscape -of cultivated slopes.  Leaving the junction ai Mope, -  you travel through nature's-wonderland oi: snow-capped moUfttaias with  evidence of man's science in tha.  Quintal Tunnels, a aeries of five tunnels in a direct line..: with the  Coquihalla river,- spanned' by steel  bridges, zigzagging between etch of  the tunnels. ~ The ruel'  and innumerable: waterfilJa   every-  Fbe ruebfoff  store-fins  where speak of the marvellous water  power awaiting to be barnessed for  man's needs. Winding up to the  .Coquihalla Summit, 3,3$) feet above  sea level, the line pus*** ttaJbuffb  the towns of Othello, Le*r,-##f������������������ic*,  Portia, Jago, Romeo, Juliet, fallowing the. Shakespearean tliwtioiv  Princeton, the next aptt:;'of- interest was a renowned mfoips'town of  twenty years ago: |t is loc*ste# st the  junction of two mountain streams,  SimiPcameeni- meaning "Swift Flow-  ir.fr Water," anch t������������������J������������������n������������������een' (Red  Water). Tbe Indian nomenclature,  in-all its euphony, has been retained  nnd native legends abound- The  late Pauline Johnson, Indian poetess  in her "Indian JJ_egcnd*H- tells of  "Red Water," T������������������l������������������n������������������een, sai<J to be  haunted by the spirit of an Indian  ir-n-lden who gave her life for ber  lover. j  Coa'.mont Collieries are passed  where a tunnel three-quarters of a  n-.ile into one seam, -gives- an almost  inexhaustible supply of bteb ������������������������������������4e  coal. There are at least ten million  tons of coal "blocked out" and ready  for rnininr and shipment.  ^���������������������������-he^town-of-Jura-is-tnotber^inr.  testing noirt; ns the home-of the  famous old "Bill Miner." notorious  (J) Waterfall on ibe'CoqRibaJl* Biver, Home of the Steel  #e*4 Salmon amt Silver Swje Trout.   "������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������_..  (2) The Quintal *������������������wwejs. Near #ope, on Kettle Valley Hail-  way.  train robber who, m pill E4war4w,  was known as a kmdly citiwn wpo  studied bis Rible. #e. was s������������������nt. to  Rritish Columbia penitentiary in  1903, for twenty years, for boldwg  up a train, and escaped in 1908. He  was **?���������������������������'���������������������������* heard of as a prisoner in  Atlanta, Georgia, where be 4ie<l in  the State penitentiary.  Skirting, tbe orchard covered  benches, the valley is .unfolded where  nestles the town of penticton at-the  foot of Okanagan l>ake. Viewed  from the bills, golden in tbe sunshine, it seemed tbe desired resort,  shine, _it_ Is a_ resort  desirable  in  summer and has proved as'attractive in winter.  ReyonaJ: penticton, the Kelowna  Valley comes into view, with ^orchard covered slopes, "iying a picture of settled prosperity. Ascending to the Kettle Summit, an altitude of 4,200 feet is reached,,giving  a vista of ravines, silvery streams  and valleys packed . with purple  ploom. The Kettle river drains an  area of 4,260 square miles and ������������������3.  J70 miles-long. There is a considerable area of good bench lands,  Juitable for agriculture, while por-  lons are heavily timbered and lumbering is an import industry, fhe  total drive of one year on the Kettle  arid'its'tributariesr'exceeded^t-v <���������������������������" i ty=  million feet *���������������������������C. CJ.  pine, eastern white pine, western ce-ithe Pominion forestry service in this  dar, hemlock, etc." province.  The foregoing is a sample of some  of the many observations made.  And a nother one has resulted in  cho contention that: " "Tbe airplane  would be exceedingly'valuable as adjuncts to executives of lumber companies or their woods superintendents  in planning the undertaking or exten  MUSIC   HATH   CHARMS.  Two' women were married' to musicians. The one, a bride of a year,  was pushing a baby carriage in which  were   three   fine   babies���������������������������triplets,   all  girls.    The other woman had been in  sion  of operations  in a mountainous the bonds of matrimony a couple of  country."  dence. At our wedding supper the  boys who played with my husband in  tihe orchestra serenaded him'and they  played 'Three Little Maids' from 'The  Mikado.'    Isn't that funny?"  ������������������������������������������������������At this the other bride turned pale.  "Mercy!" she gasped. "At our'wedding supper Tom's friends serenaded  him, too, and they rendered 'The  Sextet' from 'Lucia'."  weeks  What    beautiful    children!"    ex--  Another  forestry oflicial, the same claimed the newly married one. "  report   declares,   found   the. observa-l    "Yes,"   replied-the   proud   mother;  tions from an airplane "very enlight- "let  me tell you the funniest coinci-' bad -cause good,  ening."-   This  oflicial  found,  in  looking over the  territory threatened  by  a  serious   fire-.; early  in  the  summer,  that there is a great body of timber  in., the area still requiring protection.  And so the report goes on. It cites  instance ofter instance to emphasize  their importance '"of air machines in  co-operation-with forest rangers and  concludes with strong representations  in favor of the erection of an air station at Kamloops.--That iSwill bear  considerable weight with the authorities at the capital is more than likely,,  and it is-quite, within the range of  possibility that before the end of the  coming summer one or more machines  will  be  a  permanent  part of  We are judged only by what we are  not.  Courage   in   a   bad   cause   makes   a  A  Bird's  Eye View of Our Livestock.  A bird's eye view of Canadian livestock is afforded hy a table recently  comi-iled'" by the Industrial and Development    Council    of    Canada.     It  shows, by provinces, the relation of  cattle, sheep and swine respectively  to all meat yielding ivestock and, in  the last column, of milch cows to  other cattle. Thus the ratio of cattle  is highest in Saskatchewan, and lowest in Prince Edward Island; "the percentage'of sheep is highest in Nova  Scotia and lowes.t ,i:i Saskatchewan;  the percentage of swine is (highest in  Ontario and lowest in Nova Scotia;  while the percentage of milch cows is  highest in Ontario, followed next in  order by British Columbia and Quebec down to the lowest in Alberta.  Wen  New Books  just added to the Popular Library. If  you are not a .member, join now and  take advantage-of-this opportunity to  read the best of fiction and as many  books as you like for, 50c a month.  Call and let iis explain the system.  We have over fifty satisfied members  now and want as many more.  WILSON'S  mi:   I'Ol'tTLAR   VARIETY StOIU:  Postoffice one door Bast  ENDBRBY. B.C.    ,  GEf. R. SHARPE >  Wholesale and ��������������������������� Retail- Butcher  Enderby, R. C.  .  I   will   have   a   regular   supply   on  hand.     Orders   left   at   the   Enderby  Hardware     Store     (Oppertshausor's)..  will receive prompt attention- .  ANDREW  8ROWN  * " Enderby  W. J. I.RMKE  W.M.  A.f,*A.M-  Eod.rfey !<Mgk, He. <������������������o  R������������������rul������������������r me������������������Pn������������������_> ������������������"'-  Thursday ���������������������������������������������-<* #Tter .ft j  full ntoou at ��������������������������� *f��������������������������� nt'Jjt *J *-  ���������������������������onie |f������������������U. ., ,, tWfcaK  bretfcmt cor4Wlr tevited  0 e.������������������. aapvEs  -   tK������������������ret������������������r������������������  M  wnm* u>Pti m so  Meets ev  o'clock.  invited.  & t������������������ * *  *MilS������������������Rl*  8  ������������������y  W. A. RUS3WI.. W.O.  U   mStn*C9.9mc  P. g. OLUNH.V.G.  The Pest  Kind of Crust  is rolled out from our. flour. Nothing  gives so much pleasure to the housewives as the knowledge beforehand  that the "crust is going to be right."  Do you know that's half the battle  in pastry-baking���������������������������good flour? You  get it here in abundance.  ROBIN   HOOD  ^C. SJUWNG. 9. A.  garriiter, StoHeitw,  Notary public  mWBANCS  Bell Blk.   "     IBndrrby, 3.C.  Teece & Son     Phone 48    Flour, Feed & Groceries  Notary Public  Ihsursanae w������������������d Oen������������������ml Ajent  JAS. PJC&SON  Bell Block Etodcrby  POI-ES  I am prepare*! to buy poles in the  bush or delivered in pole yard, and  will pay a fair cash price.  Wxu.   BLACKBURN,  d23tf Photie F142, Enderby, B.C. OKANAGAN  COMMONER  THURSDAY, JAN. 13, 1921  J<  CHURCH   SERVICES  X  X  BAPTIST   CHURCH  Sunday   School  and  Bible  Class  at  10 a.m.    Everybody invited.  NOT   SO   "BLUE"   AS   PAINTED.  METHODIST CHURCH  Pastor,''Capt. Rev. J. G. Gibson.  Sunday Sohool, 2:30 p.m. Mothers'  Class and Bible Class held in conjunction  with  the  Sunday School.  Sunday evening���������������������������Sermon subject:  "Out  in  the Deep."  ST. ANDREWS CHURCH  Minister:   Rev.  John  W.  Stott,  B. A.  Morning at 11: "Sincerity in Religion."   Sermonctte:    "Invitation."  Evening at 7.30: "Busy Here and  There."  Sunday School at 10.    Hullcar at 3?  If you bave no church home, a welcome awaits you  at  St. Andrew's.  ANGLICAN   CHURCH ��������������������������� St.   George's  Minister, Dr. Robertson  ' Sunday, 16th  January;   2nd   Sunday  after the Epiphany.    -  Services,, Holy Communion, S a.m.;  Mattins and Litany, 11 a.m.; evening  at 7.30.  Friday, 14th Jan.: Intercession at  7.30 p.m.. choir practicing at S p.m.  >t X X X X X X X X X X K x ;t ;< X  X COMING    EVENTS X  X All ads under this head, 15c line X  XXXXXXXXXXX X X X X X  The   regular   meeting   of   Enderby  Local, U. P. B. C, will be held in U.  F. Hall, Thursdav, Jan. 20, at S p.m.  X  Valentine  Tea,  on  Feb.  12th.  Keep  thc date open.  ENDERBY   LIBRARY   ASSOCIATION  Tiie   annual   meeting   to   elect   the  members  of the  Board     of    Management will be held in the Citv Hall on  Monday, Jan. 10/1921, at 3:30 p.m.  EVELINE  BURTON,  Sec.   Enderby  Library  Assn.  The fear is widespread that the  "Blue Laws" of early New England  are once more to be saddled upon the  United States and Canada. Fear not,  faint heart. Let us be slow in condemning the old days and the old  ways. They had withal a certain mellowness. While the whipping-post,  the ducking-stool and various amenities incidental to Salem witchcraft  might prove a trifle irksome in these  latter years, there were features of  life in Pitritanical times, and for some  subsequent decades, the return ot  which need not be dreaded. With  which few words, we introduce an informative extract from Alice Morse  Earle's 'Stagecoach and Tavern Days'  (McMillan), quoting from one who is  a recognized authority on the "blue"  period   of  which  she  wrote:  "Ordination Day was almost as  great for the tavern as for the meeting-house. The visiting ministers who  came to assist in the religious service of ordination cf a new minister  were usually entertained at the tavern." Often an especially good beer  was brewed called 'ordination beer,'  and in Connecticut an 'ordination ball'  was given at the tavern���������������������������this with  Lhe sanction of the parsons. The bills  for   entertaining   the   visitors   are   in  a  many   cases   preserved. _ One   of  the  most   characteristic   was  ford  ordination.    It runs  BUREAUCRATIC   WISDOM.  at   a   Hart-  Our Federal government now says:  If a soldier settler has not more than  twenty acres of land, we will refuse  to aid him.  This ruling will work a hardship  upon settlers in British Columbia entitled to aid under the S. S. B.  It could only have been framed by  some office holder in the east Avho  has not yet made the journey to the  Pacific Coast.  Here men succeed with fifteen  acres, ten acres, or less. It's a matter of intensive cultivation and specialized effort. ' In the coast, districts  and on the Island, settlers usually  have a better chance of success if  they do not take on too much land.  In certain parts ot the interior settlers  need  larger  areas.  We know of cases where men with  five acres have made a better success  of things than others with almost as  many hundreds.    --,  Surely Ottawa does not propose to  penalize soldier settlers in this province just because climatic, and soil  conditions here differ from those of  the other provinces. ��������������������������� Farm and  Home.  FARMERS     GETTING     TOGETHER.  ENDERBY     OPERA     HOUSE  SATURDAY,  JAN.  15th  "THE STRONGEST," being Clem-  eneeau's'own drama. Does the soul  of Woman rule the world ?  Sunshine comedv, "Neighbor's Kev-  hole.." ..   ���������������������������  Ford film.  Trices 15c ancl 35c. .Show starts at  8.30op.m.  ..x?fNotc: This program is really a  special and should be at advanced  prices, but as we are showing "Fatty"  Arbuckle in the "Round Up," on Monday and Tuesday, we are putting this  on at regular prices.  To keeping  ministers....  2 mugs tody ....,   5 segars      I pint wine     3 lodgings ."...  3 breakfasts J.   15 boles punch      1  3-bitters   ': '   24 dinners       1  II bottles wine    5 mugs flip  . .���������������������������   5 boles  punch      3 bole? tody     "The bill is endorsed with unconscious humor: 'This all paid for except the ministers' rum.'"  The unregenerate will be impelled  to exclaim, "Bring on your .Puritan  New England!" But let it be a pale  blue, a mere tint, at first. We can't  stand what our forefathers' could.  We have been schooled to moderation.  s.  2  5  3  9  10  16  n  O  5  6  3  d.  4  10  9  9  9  C  10  Want Ads  3c a word first insertion, 2c ������������������. won! each insertion thereafter: 25c minimum charge: 10c extra  where cash doe������������������ not accompany order.  FOUND���������������������������A sum of money. Owner  apply G. I-I. Smedley, Enderby, and  prove  property. jl3-lc  FOR SALE���������������������������A Moore hollow wire  gasoline lighting system . in good  condition, two lights attached, a  third lamp complete, not attached;  pressure tank, pump, etc., in excellent condition, complete with lock  cabinet. Price $40.00 cash, F.O.B.  Mara. Apply .C. Rosoman, Mara,  B.  C. - J jG-lt  FOR SALE���������������������������191S Ford car, in perfect  mechanical condition in every respect;   live   tires,   four   of these are  ���������������������������new A���������������������������rp.nl.���������������������������bargain, ���������������������������for-.cash.  Sec  Mechanic, Rand's Garage. J3 3-2  LOST���������������������������Two heifer calves, 5 months,  one white with black markings, the  other brown and white. Finder  please communicate with Box H.,  Commoner   Office. d30-3p  WANTED���������������������������Will    buy  veals;  also fat hens",  ley,  Enderby.  a    few    good  Geo. H. Smed-  d30-2p  rtTRAYF.D���������������������������From my place, a Gurn-  sey cow; branded and ear-tagged,  (M.A.L.Sh.) Please notify A. Baird,  Enderby. dl6-tfc  Have you split fir wood to sell.  Quote your lowest price delivered at  brick yard. Enderby Brick Co., A.  Fulton,   manager.  B. C. SHOE REPAIRING���������������������������-.Quick and  satisfactory work. Next door Bank  of  Hamilton.  STRAY   NOTICE  Two bay horses, one white face and  two white feet, have been on my place  since the early part of fall. Brand  L O on left hip and A on right shoulder of white  face.    No  brand on  bay.  LOUIE   NARCISSUS,  cl23-5 Enderby Reserve.  ADDING   TO   THE   UPKEEP.  ' Somebody over in England conceived the bright idea to load upon Canada a navy, consisting of one cruiser,  a destroyer and three or four submarines. The gift came quite unexpectedly and about as unwelcome as  it was unexpected. What Canada is  going to do with it nobody seems to  know. A navy of half a dozen gift  boats is not large enough to be of  any service and too large to be operated for the fun of the thing. Perhaps, it is argued, if Canada is made  a gift of these boats, we,-, might like  the cost of operating them so well it  may induce us to add more fighting  ships and bye and bye we might have  a navy of a- full dozen.  _ But battleships nnd dread naughts  ar-e^u i^ex p en s i-\:e=J u x u uy^an d=a^.co s tl y^  plaything. It is net likely that Canada will add to the gift, for the reason that such ships are out of date  as fighting ships and too expensive to  keep  around  just to  look  at.  Lieut.-Commander J. M. Kenworthy  M. P., well known British export on  naval   afrairs  says:  "The best that could possibly happen to the world is this: At a certain hour on a certain clay and a certain month, to bo arranged, every ship  of war belonging to every nation  should bo taken into deep water and  sunk with appropriate religious ceremony, officers of tho navies of all  natiuns being liberally pensioned,  their pensions depending upon their  not agitating  for  more  warships."  This opinion is not shared by the  men in control who live by the sword  or the warship, but it is share*!'' by  the great mass of the people everywhere. Yet certain men and- certain  newspapers already are beginning to  strut about and laud the merits of  our three-point navy!  Members of the farmers' institutes  of Vancouver Island opened their annual convention at the Empress Hotel  at Victoria, on Jan. 7th, to settle questions to do with amalgamation with  the United Fanners, Oriental competition and credit to settlers, by-a  series of personal attacks, with one  speaker apparently trying to outdo  the other.in straigJit-from-the-shoulder  talk,  says  the Vancouver Province.  C. E. Whitney-Griffiths, who pre  sided, said that because secretaries  of farmers' institutes do not reply to  questions, it could not be found out  exactly, how the institutes stand on  the Farmers' Institutes���������������������������United Farmers question.  "The majority of secretaries do not  answer questions because they do not  know what is being talked about, said  A.Kakout o'f.Sobke." "Don't you know  that farmers', institutes are jokes?"  "Gentlemen," don't get hot under the  collar." said  the chairman.   ,  "I do believe that our meetings  don't amount to anything," Mr.'Ka-  hout went on. "There is a great deal  of rope-pulling and scheming going  on, and then we get long reports" from  a windy chairman. It would be all  right if we were in party politics and  could then scheme for all sorts of  things."  "Do  you  think it  fair to call your  A few tons each of good Potatoes.  Red Carrots, Wheat, Oats, Whole  Barley or Chop; also several"cords of  green birch and mixed wood. Large  or small orders. Delivered at local  prices."  KISBY &  ELLINGTON  J13--4P Enderbv..B-C.  chairman  windy?"   Mr.  Whitney-Griffiths asked.  "No," was the* chorus. from the conference. ��������������������������� . *   *  "We don't all come from Sobke,"  said one man.  ,"I feel disgusted when men misrepresent my position," Mr. Whitney-  Griffiths added. "Can you expect any  progress when men do that? There  have been all ' sorts of statements  made during the last year by men behind my back. They were not correct.  They were  deliberately  false.  "I defy anyone to show that I have  not done my.duty. Gentlemen, I will  do my duty by you, but be fair."  "You have done your duty, but the  fault ������������������is with the government for not  putting through the proposals we  passed upon," said T. Pearse of  Courtenay.  A resolution was uanimously passed expressing the satisfaction of the  institutes with Whitney-Griffiths as  secretary , and the "work he'has undertaken and we resent all" the dirty  stuff' that has been thrown at him."  "We will get somewhere at this  meeting. I<see that," said Mr. Whitney-Griffiths.  "I see that too," replied Mr. Ka-  hout. "I have a lot of confidence in  these farmers' institute meetings, I  don't think.  The Court of Appeal held that it  was necessary to prove_knowledge on  the part of the hotePauthorities and  this had not been accomplished.���������������������������  Vancouver Province.  COULDN'T   LOSE   IT.  An old darky got up one night in  meeting and said: "Bredders an'; Sisters���������������������������You knows and I knows that I  ain't been what I oughter been. I'se  robbed henroosts an' stole hogs and  tol' lies an' got drunk an' slashed  folks wi' my razor, an' shot craps an'  cussed an' swore, but I thank de Lord  dere's one thing I ain't nebber done���������������������������  I  ain't nebber lost  ma religion."  CONVICTION   QUASHED.  The Court of Appeal by sustaining  the finding of Mr. Justice Morrison  in the case of Rex vs. Dobie has confirmed the quashing of a conviction  by Magistrate Heggie of Vernon.  Dobie is the proprietor of a Vernon  Hotel and two roomers were discovered by the police drunk and drinking  if  in their room and although Dobie was  sleeping at-the time he was charged  with permitting the offense..  Start   Right  Build up  the body  If you would have the body strong  and ablo to withstand the rigors of  winter and early spring, you cannot afford to neglect strengthening  it NOW. And you cannot take  anything better than Cod Liver Oil  Emulsion as a body builder.  A. Reeves  Druggist and Stationer.  ENDERBY  STRAYED  Ten   heifers   from   my   place;   red  and white;  branded   S3   on   left  hip.'  PJease  notify   .-   W.  S.  BURNRTT,  d23-tf .   Armstrong, B.C.  cs^m>mH9 *f*f ff \  PON'T WAJT  You will want to get onto tl������������������e ice at once. Jjt's now ready.  Will not last Jong, as the season is sb far advance, but there  should be a most enjoyable season of skating yet. Come in  and select a pair; all sizes, -and the best of steel. W7e also  carry hockey sticks and everything to make the best of winter  sport.   JPrices right-  McMAflQN & MACJC  H E A V Y-=A N D^SH E tP^H AR D WAR ������������������**-= P LU M BIN G=A N D=F I TT IN G=  "N&^fe.  ATTENTION!  I wish to announce to the public  lhat I have started a general draying  and teaming business and. am open  to do any kind of work in that, line  at reasonable rates. Prompt attention given to your orders. Phone 63.  J. A. MORRISON.  Chewing Gum Tree.  The sapota tree is the "chewing-  gum tree." Chicle is the proper name  of the life-blood of this tree, from  wliich the gum is made. It grows in  South America, Central America and  Mexico. It produces a fruit called the  sapodilla pear, and has a straight  clear  timber  trunk.  HERE'S FATHEB TIME  with our New Year's Greetings to  you and thanking you for past courtesies, we solicit your patronage for  1921.' ^  Time  will   prove  the  lasting  satisfaction and good service that are features  of , \   "  OUR CLOTHING  You'll like the advance styles and  new fabrics shown in these new suits  and overcoats. Come in and try  them on.  Agents for 20th Century and Semi  ready. >    '  Order vour Sprina Stilt  now for ������������������arlv deliverv  Quality and selection now the best  and prices 20 per cent off list. \&i  us  show you samples ancj styles.  t?    TJ    TX\\  T    Men's Clothing, 3oots& Shoes  Jpf  .fJ.  b\J J,4-*4-* Groceries, etc.     En4erby  THE EXPERT |S THE MAN  who diagnoses the trouble with your  car when you bring it to us to have  it repaired. And the expert is the  man who does the repairing after we  have explained the trouble to you.  And WHEN your car goes out of our  garage, you know that it has had considerate  and  skjil If ul  attention.  .ANTl-FREEZE���������������������������Now is the time to  fill your radiator with alcohol and  glycerine, the only safe and sure antifreeze solution. The cost of filling is  very small compared with the cost of  repairing one frozen radiator.  Enderby Supply Co. RAND'S GARAGE  ENDERBY

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