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 ~-*^-\  ^W;  st-  '%  yv  i  ^  ^^f^t  f  SS  j.v  ->  /s  IKIJItttf  tW-  'intimmief  IN WHICH IS MERGED THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY.  Vol. 13, No. 44, Whole No. 694.  THURSDAY, JANUARY 20, 1921  Subscription, $3 a year  DISTRICT  MEETING  United   Farmers Consider  Resolutions  to   be   Presented   in   Provincial  Convention  The District meeting of the United  Farmers of this section of the Okanagan was held in the U. F. Hall last  Thursday afternoon, attended by thc  officers and some 50 or 60 delegates:  from the several locals.  From Armstroiig two very important resolutions were introduced and  endorsed: one relating to Orientals  owning land and the other increasing the membership fee to ^$5 per an-  . num. In support of the latter resolution it was argued that unless farmers were prepared to. get down to  business in the matter "of financial  support to, their organization, they  cannot hope to make it helpful to the  industry or to themselves, and the  sooner they realize that it means  they must take on the responsf  bility that comesi to each the better  for themselves and for all. In opposition to the resolution, it was argued  that the proposed increase in membership fee,would mean the death of  the smaller locals.  From Enderby Local two important  resolutions were ' presented and endorsed without opposition. .They^re-  lated to the opening of the Indian  reserve .and to the utilization' of the  water power ��������������������������� at ��������������������������� the Skookum , Chuck  for hydro-electric purposes and asking the federal government, to look  into the matter without. delay-  President   Copeland   being   present,  X "    ENDERBY   BRIEFS X  * X X  XXXXXX*** XX  Good morning! Blizzards may  come and, blizzards may go, but they  never hit }he Okanagan with anything  worse, than a warm wave.  MRS. J.  E. BOGERT AT  REST  Mr. and Mrs. A. Fulton are spending a week or ten days at the Coast.  Mr. Geo. Parkinson and "daughter,  of Hullcar, left on Monday for the  Coast cities. ��������������������������� -   "_  - "Owing to the illness of the president, Mr. Hawkins, the annual rneet^  ing of the Hospital Board was not  held "last week.  "Mr. arid Mrs. Robarge and son will  leave Enderby today for Vernon.  They promise to return May 24th to  see the big show. .  Mr. Sid Waby came in from the  coast on Tuesday, summoned to the  bedside of his mother,- who is reported- to.,be more seriously ill.  0 Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Rogers returned  from their eastern trip this week. Mr.  Rogers says he is glad to get back to  the jvarm winter weather of the Okanagan.'        *  Mr. H. Worth was in from ^Trinity  Valley Monday and Tuesday, waiting  at Enderby for the arrival of prize  poultry which, was shown at the big  Coast poultry show.   ���������������������������  "Foster's weather report announces  a warm wave for the first part of the  week centering on the 24th and another for the week centering pn the  29th,  with .storms  intervening.  After Months of Suffering from Heart  Trouble   Passes   Quietly  Away..  XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX  X GRINDROD   NOTES X  XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX  GOOD   HOCKEY   GAME  If  interested ' in  the  question  of a  "he addressed tihe meeting, expressing ! library for Endery~ and district, don't  >his  satisfaction with-'the. outcome ofne^ect-to attend the meeting adver-  - the  recent, election-contests as  tests Used:In another .column to be held at  of'the organization's strength and fit- ,th? &&.Ha" Friday, the 21st at 8.15.  " ness   to   enter  politics. * He  said   he j-" DonV forget" that   January ,31st   is  was   more  convinced . now  than .ever^ih^5^2-ayyi������������������?iBI^M^--^%^w^t?r-  that the United  Farmers were going rate*'  and  tnat lf they are .not .paid"  to   be  a  big  factor-in   politics   for  a_  number' of years, to, come.s. He _was  certain"  that   farmers   were ��������������������������� going   to  by that date   the - water   will * in   all  cases    be    cut   off   without   further  ' notice. '."'_.     "  feel  the  need  of organization within'  Died���������������������������At ,her home, near Grindrod,  thtfhert montiroY two,-as prices tor'*���������������������������'  15th,.Miss  Sarah  Stoward. aged  ' S5 years.   -The funeral took place on  The 'death of Mrs. J. E. Bogert occurred at her home near Enderby at  noon, Wednesday, the 19th. Tuesday  evening Mrs. Bogert felt even better  than usual, and -after supper retired  to read in bed. Mr. Bogert followed  shortly after and was quickly asleep.  At 11 -. o'clock he was awakened by  Mrs. Bogert.who almost immediately  became unconscious. Dr. Keith was  summoned and remained at the Bogert .home until morning, but could  do nothing. Mrs. Bogjert ^remained  unconscious until the end, her daughter, Mrs. Wilson^ .and son. Arnold,  being summoned to her'bedside early  in the dayr ...    ���������������������������  Mrs. Bogert was born'jiear Quebec,'  but early in ��������������������������� life"1 went- to South  Dakota, where she met and was married to Mr. Bogert. Some sixteen  years ago they moved to Enderby,  where they have since made their  home. She was 47 year ofN age. Up  to a year or two ago'lMrs. Bogert, was  most active in every good, work, and  her uniform kindness and good cheer  will always be remembered by those  who knew her best. The fatalities of  the Great War, when ofie of her sons  was'killed in action and another .was  wounded, bore heavily upon her,  from which she never fully recovered.  -The funeral service will take place  from the_ Methodist Church Friday gut  2 p.m.  WILL   MEET   ENDERBY  CITIZENS  farm   produce   were   falling  fast   and  the market did not promise any im-:  provenient.    "He   referred   to   the -recent' wheat  pool   established .by -the ,  growers  of the  Northwest"as one of.  the wisest and most effective ways of  handling a critical situation from the ,_,_.._.  .  .      TT ,   - ,.     'from  Wawanesa, <and  would  indicate  farmer's  viewpoint.    He urged  fuller . _,���������������������������__,"  Wednesday afternoon, from St. "George's Church, Enderby, the Rev. Mr.  Robertson officiating.        . ' "  A   lettet   fronf Mrs:' M.   Ef.   Attenborough to the Commoner states that  they   have    returned    to    Minnedosa  co-operation and greater loyalty to  the organization and what the United  Farmers were striving to bring about  '���������������������������greater prosperity and better living  conditions for all.  that   Wawanesa   and   Minnedosa   are  both in the frigid zone and not at all  ;so s.'lubrious as the Okanagan, or as  their names would imply.  GOOD  ROADS CONVENTION  On Jan. 31st and Feb. 1st, the Good-  XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX  X       ������������������ MARA ITEMS *  XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX  E. .Gray visited Vernon on Monday.  =^-Sid^Kellett-^is=ivisiting=ihi8=-brotherr  Harry.  Wm.   Cadden   paid   a  visit   tb  daughter  in  Enderby Monday.  S. ��������������������������� Putula,   Tony   Hill   and    Wm  his  Roads convention will- be held at Penticton.   It is quite certain that at that  convention    some    decision    will    be  reached  favorable" to where the Provincial Highway should be built, and j  __ _ ii .  ���������������������������      .i   .   r>~... ...���������������������������,_,. ��������������������������� Owen were passengers to Vernon on  it is   equally   certain    that -Penticton        *  and  all the district south will press  for the southern, or Hope, route.    If ... _._,,_  ,_     , ,   .i      ~.   .,,���������������������������������������������������������������������������������   ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������  *_Jher brother a short visit,,returned to  Kamloops  and   the   Okanagan  are  to��������������������������� .     .'}..  prevent their being sidetracked, theyj  must send to that convention "a strong .,������������������,_-_ __.  delegation   favorable  to  the  building home.. on   ���������������������������*��������������������������� ..���������������������������������������������   Sunday._ after  of the road.into this district.    It cer-  I Wednesday,  Miss Landon. who has been paying  . I Armstrong on the 12th in.?t  I.  W.   Smithniiner,  returned  to  his  tainly would be the height of folly for  the Government  to  build  the Provincial  highway  without  traversing  the.  Okanagan,    but    Governments    havel     "as  done those things  in days  past  and ,tho������������������e   t"30^1?. socIa,s. ������������������"a������������������sun������������������ted  spending the holidays at the Coast.  Mr. Thomas, of Smith's camp, was  a passenger to Vernon oh the" delayed  train on Monday.  Saturday   night   another "of  may do them again if we become indifferent.  Tree  Courtship.  by the U. F. Mara Local, took place.  Geo. Butterworth was the responsible  member in charge, with Mr. Mc-  Cready as master^ of ceremonies.  Needless to say, a very pleasant evening was passed. There was a large  crowd present. We are eagerly looking forward to the next one of the  series. ���������������������������Songs were sung by Mrs.  Morton, Mr. Hawkesworth and Mr. J.  " Scientists adnflt that ^trees have  their laws of marriage and courtship.  The Indian fig tree is such an ardent  lover that he will actually take on the  form of a vine if his mate chances to  grow a distance from him, and by|Hu11- and nine sch������������������o1 children sang  this means reach out his arms that he | "Bubbles" = there was a violin ��������������������������� selec-  may embrace her and powder her,tion by Mr; c- Rosoman and Mr. Coell  face with his perfumed pollen. | accompanied by Mrs. Butterworth on   . ithe   piano;    the   game   or   "Quakers"  A Winnipeg report says lumber | was played; Mr. E. Bennett gave a  prices are rapidly approaching pre- J selection on the auto harp and mouth  war figures to Prairie consumers, and organ; Mr. McCready and Mr. Mor-  a big year is anticipated. ' ton amused with monologue.  A public meeting is to, b'e^held.Jn  U. F. Hall. Enderby, next Tuesday  evening, at. 8-o'clock-to place before  Mr. MacKelvie. ,Yale"{B..federa_._repre:  sentat've." the importance of'the. Dominion purchasing sfrom ,the Indians  the'Spallumcheen reserve for, the purpose of .throwing it open to purchase  by. returned men "and' other citizens  who wish to go onto the land- -It-is  understood the question of development of the Skookum Chuck for -hydro-electric purposes will also be discussed with the object, of interesting  our -member in these proposals. It  is the purpose of those who have in-  trested Mr. MacKelvie and induced  him to attend' this meeting,- to acquaint him' with any other propositions which are considered of importance whereby he may he placed in a  position to press for consideration if  and when the matters are submitted  to Ottawa. All interested in the welfare of the district are invited to be  present at the public meeting.  =,S U CC ESSPU L=B AS K ETVSOCJAL_  Mrs. G. Folkard was a visitor in  Enderby this week.  Miss B. Monk is spending a week  or two with friends in Vernon.  Mr. W. J. Bladon and family have  gone on an extended holiday to the  Coast cities.  Mr. H. Tomkinson, of the firm of  Little Bros., Vancouver, was in  Grindrod on business this week.'  Mr. F. Crandlemire and sons came  in from the Coast last week to take  up a homestead on Grandview Bench.  Mr. and- Mrs. A. Fyall moved to  their home here from Enderby last  week. Their many friends are very  pleased to have them back again. _'  Grindrod's busy' season has commenced once more. Posts and poles  are being hauled in in large numbers  the roads being in fine condition.  A very - enjoyable whist drive was  held at Mrs. D. IS. Watkin's last Wednesday evening.' The prizes were  given ��������������������������� to :t , gentleman's first, Leonard  Stroulger; gentleman's second, W. J.������������������  Monk; lady's , first,. N. Jamieson;  lady's second, K. Piggott; lady's  consolation, Mrs. L., H. Andersen;  gentleman's consolation, *R. Anderson.  Armstrong   Wins   First   Game   Played  .   on   Enderby   Ice   by   Home   Team*  XXXXXXXX XXXXXXXX  X GRANDVIEW    BENCH X  XX XXXXXXXXX XX, XX  Mr. J. Tomkinson was' a business  'visitor to  End.erby last  Saturday.  Miss Kathleen . Piggott, of Deep.  Creek, spent the week-end _ with Miss  Dorothy  Woods: '   !  ,, Our hockey,:team -has beep busy  practicing lately and: expect. toS play  the-Deep Creek team next-Saturday  Mrs. Watkins," Mr. A,. Watkins" and.  Mr. and Mrs. S. Gorle, of .Deep Creek,  .were 'the "guests of Mr.- amT Mrs.-. J.-  Tomkinson ��������������������������� last Sunday.  _A sleighload of our. good, sports  took in, the IJnited' Farmer's whist  drive and dance in the Deep Creek  school house last Friday night and  spent .a very en joyable; evening.  WINDSOR   GLEE   SINGERS  The first" essentials of chorus and  glee singing," as well as solo work,  were learned'* by the members of fche  famous .Windsor Glee ""quartette in  the strict school for boys' choirs.  Trained in the British . Isles, the  members of this remarkable musical  organization which appears on Saturday evening ,Jan. 22nd, at the Enderby Opera House, have made music their life work and have won distinction both as soloists and in ensemble numbers ln America * and  abroad. Geo. S. Thomas is the lyric  Evaii=^Llb>'"dr^te"nor"^robiisto7  tenor;  Hubert Barrell, baritone) and Wm.  Jones, basso. The best in music is  not beyond the ability of the Windsor  Glee singers, nor are popular and  humorous  numbers  beneath their no-  The basket social held last Thursday evening by Enderby Local of the  United Farmers proved a big success,  both from the standpoint of sociability and finances. - A large crowd attended and enioved the entertain- tice. Music lovers will be delighted  ment provided, and the baskets so j Saturday evening with a program in  well'filled with good things to' eat. j richness ' of harmonic effect, infec-  The baskets sold on an average of.tious rythm or legitimate humor.  $3.00  apiece,  some  going  as  high  as  $5 and $6. The Mara-Grindrod orchestra provided the music for tho  dancing which followed the sale and  emptying of the baskets.    Selections  Seventeenth Chapter of Mark.  An evangelist announced to the audience before him that on the follow-  on the guitar by Mr. Geo. Wells \vero  i������������������S  evening  he  would   speak  on   the  _ ,     _ ,. _,.    ..     cul.. off    nf    "L.-iro"       Ho    n.lvioo.l     liie  greatly  enjoyed,  and   Rev.   Mr.   Stott  took advantage of the opportunity to  speak to the gathering on the need  of more active interest in the question of Government travelling library  privileges, which should be taken advantage of by all in the community.  Electriic Trees.  One of the South American acacia  trees manufactures electricity for its  protection���������������������������or, more properly speaking, it is an electric dynamo. On  touching it, one receives a shock so  distinct tha't he is not desirous of  coming nearer. Scientists are now  working on the theory that certain  electrically charged trees exchange  electrical or magnetic impulses  through the air.  subject of "Liars." He advised his  hearers to read in advance the \17th  chapter of Mark.  There   need   be   no   disguising   the  fact:    Enderby   was   disappointed   at  the outcome of the hockey game between the home team and Armstrong  last Monday night.    And perhaps the  most   disappointed   of   all    were  the  boys on the team. They hoped to win.  They   expected   to   win.     And   their  supporters   looked   confidently   for   a  win.     That  they  failed  was   not  because of any lack of hard work.    It  was   a . hard-fought ' game,    and   the  home   team   took  the  offensive  from  the  start  and  set  the, pace  hot  and^  strenuous.    Where they'failed was in  lack  of combination  in pushing into"  goal.    Some of the players seemed as,  anxious to take the puck away from  -  their own  players  as  from  tljeir opponents", and," while playing fair combination up the.- ice, they' seemed to  weaken  close to  goal.    This  will  be  ������������������  overcome .with a, little practice, and..  if .we are to judge from, the favorable  comments of hockey fans, who drove  up from Armstrong to see the game,  Enderby. has the  strongest team" put  on the ice in recent .years,, and they,  are certain to give a good account of -  themselves in the game - against Ver-,.  non tonight and in future games. ���������������������������  Armstrong  was   first" to  score,  but ���������������������������  this  was  followed  in  short order by.  Enderby, and in the rapid "hard play,  ing oft the first period both" .teams. put('  "the puck into the net three times. . In  the   second:   period   Enderb^ ";forced...  the.playing, and had the best of it onr'  the wings'and in.certer, but when "it.-���������������������������  came to"goal work.J"they. had" to- hand" :  it to.the .visitors, , who .put.up,the."  strongest  defense':,/   Two,��������������������������� goals.'were._  scored ��������������������������� uy1 Armstrong'in- thisSperiod"  In the third period; ..the ..home team  worked  hard. _ They had-, tho best of  it for most of'the period, keeping the  puck close about tbe Armstrong goal.  Many shots  were made on  the goal;,-  only one got by-the goalkeeper.-   This,  made the score 4-5, and another shot"  came so close to landing that it was   '.  called  by  the -spectators ' but .not allowed by the goal umpire.    The home  team worked at a terrific pace to get  by    with    another . but   failed,   Armstrong  succeeding  in   making  a   fast  run and scored the sixth goal shortly  before time was called.  cThe   game  was  umpired   hy  H-   J.  Birnie,  of Vernon,  who was  particu--  ,  larly fair and just in his rullings.  Following was the line-up of the  Enderby team: Goal, A.. G. Fulmer;  point, Pat Worley; cover, Max Clansman; centre, G. Duncan; left wing, E.  Sparrow; right wing. Jack McMahon;-  subs,-V.-Poison, and-W.-J.- Reed   Missed ������������������ Rare Treat  There were too many counter attractions Monday and Tuesday evenings .to give anything like the audience that the show deserved, at the  Opera House when "Fatty" Arbuckle  appeared in that button-busting film  "The Roundup." This is one of the  big ones of������������������the p������������������st year's output,  and the Opera House management  was fortunate in getting it for Enderby. The picture play is not of the  ordinary "Fatty" type. While carrying enough of humor to make it characteristic of Arbuckle, 'The Roundup'  touches a phase of Western life that  The following evening he said: "I,1S o������������������ a soberer type than he is usually  arii going to speak on Liars tonight: |?een in, and the scenes were particu-  but  first of all  I want to know how  many have read the 17th chapter of  Mark as I suggested."  A hundred or more hands went up.  "You are the very ones I want 'to  talk to," said the evangelist, "for  there is no 17th chapter of Mark."  NOTICE  A. E. Malacord, our only' official  representative in the Interior, will  be at the King Edward Hot������������������l, Enderby, on or about the 21st January.  Mr. Malacord is authorized to sell our  goods and repair typewriters under  our guarantee.  REMINGTON  TYPEWRITER   CO.Ltd  larly clear and pleasing.  Another feature which is . quite  popular and which has but recently  been added to the regular shows, is  the Ford educational films. These  pictures take one into many countries and show the interesting features of industries which the average citizen can know very little about  because not brought into actual contact. *  There is nothing so vicious as a virtue overdone. Women wear masks  but to match the clay men are made  of.   * OKANAGAN COMMONER  THURSDAY, JANUARY 20, 1921  ������������������feanagau Commoner  In -wfcich is merged Tbe Enderby Press ������������������nd Walker's Weeklr  Published  every Thursday  at Enderby, B. C,  by the  Walker Press,  at  $3 per year; $1.50 six months.   M. M.  WALKEW  ������������������������������������������������������   ,   (Member of the United  Typothetae of America)  Advertising Rjites  Contract or Regular���������������������������4 0c a single-co'iumn inch up to  half page;  over half^pago, 30c an inch each insertion.  Transient or irregular���������������������������SOc an inch; cash to accompany copy to insure publication.  Warm Ads���������������������������20c per line first insertion, 10c per line  each subsequent insertion. Count <��������������������������� words "to line.  Local Noticos���������������������������20c per line;   Local readers, 10c line.  Cards of Thanks, $1.00.  Legal Notices���������������������������15c per line 1st insertion; 10c per  line each subsequent insertion. -   -  Water Notices���������������������������150 words and under, $10.00; each  additional 50 words, ?1.00. Land Notices, Tim'ber Licenses, Certificates of Improvement, $10.00 for 60 days,  $7 for 30 day*.  THURSDAY, JANUARY 20, 1921.  Must Comply with Regulations  Much of the trouble found by small communities in dealing with thc Government is, caused by  lhcir non-compliance with' cerlain regulations  in going to the different departments for consideration. Failure to comply wilh thc requirements of the department, or a certain Act,,brings  little or no response from the Government, and  then, in many instances, the Government is condemned, and unjustly. Enderby experienced this  in connection with thc Hospital: For a number  of months repeated efforts were, made, through  evety possible channel but the proper one, to get  I'or the Hospital the regular grant given under  the Hospital Act. But the regulations of the Act  were not complied with, hence there was no response to thc repeated applications. As soon as.  lhe requirements of lhc Act were fulfilled, the  Hospilal grant came forward, and absolutely no  trouble has bcen experience since. _  .Something of a similar nature is involved in  connection with the Government library which  has been placed in Enderby privisionally by the  Provincial librarian. Enderbyites have been  given to understand lhat this library is an established fact. This, it appears, is not the case. The  library books have been permitted to come to  Enderby, and havc becn enjoyed by many readers, but certain regulations of'the Library Act  June not been complied with, r.xxd the department  is now demanding "that."the library association in  ���������������������������Euderby-he regularly organized under the Act,  or the privileges under ,lhe Act will be withdrawn. . ���������������������������    ��������������������������� ���������������������������  fn another column will bc found an advertisement for a meeting of lhc Hospital Association  on the 21st inst, when the question will have to  be. decided whether Enderby is to have a library  under thc Library Act or not. Those interested  will attend.  Tlie friendship of one  lhat of every fool.  ise man is better lhan  A Mecca for Summer Toasts  California is the great attraction for winter  tourists. It has no rival. Put .for summer travel  ���������������������������for the summer tourist���������������������������British Columbia has  California beat a thousand ways���������������������������in everything  but roads and service along the \yay. Those Cal-  ifornians know how to build roads, and they  know, how to put up thc accommodations Ib-i!  thc average tourist enjoys paying for. Tt is in  this respect that we in British Columbia are deficient. We have thc natural, beauty of mountain,  ..lakc-and -vallPAr-dri-ve.wnys,J"-iit-do-i.o._ know.how-  to commercialize the asset. We make no effort to  provide thc accommodations thai tovurisls demand, and our ittckIs arc only fair-weather driveways at best. As a people British Columbians do  not know thc value of our scenic asset. Wc do  not make the most of it, either for the good of  our own country nor for; the enjoyment of our  tourist friends. "Not"������������������������������������������������������having experienced llie influx of to ii ri st ni on-py ��������������������������� we do no t r cal i ze wh a t a  pleasant and profitable industry wc arc missing.  If wcdidrwcVvoiddiibt hear this quihhlina about  prnnahenl road building and the 'development of  thc tourist industry-������������������������������������������������������'������������������������������������������������������The tourist spends his  money and admires the scenery. That is what he  is out" to do. .The scenery costs nothing, and he  takes nothing away." It is an undiminishing asset, and the more wc draw to enjoy il. the greater  will hc lhe number coming next year, and ncxt,  for ycars to come. Each season sees thc industry  grow, and thcy take nothing out of thc country  lo deplete thc asset.  It would pay British Columbia to spend many  millions on roadbuilding. if only lo take care-of  the tourist travel. Bul the beauty about this expenditure is that it would be to the good of all  who use the roads and all who don't.  The man who.docs an injury is more unhappy  than ll.c man who receives it.    .  The Taxation Problem.  as responsible for the position into which B. C.  municipalities have drifted, Mr. Loutet says:  "No one of these contributing causes of our  present financial difficulties was in itself responsible and it can be shown that even all these together could not have becn the cause of our  troubles.  "An increased levy oh the land or eyen thc improvements0 sufficient to meet our needs, would  be disastrous to the landowners, especially when  wc lenow that except iri a few cases, the present  high rentals do nottshowa fair interest return on  a conservative valuation of the land and improvements.  "Thc business tax, trade licenses and similar  makeshifts arc only petty hindrances to" business  and the revenue lhcy produce does not justify  iheir existence. ,}  "Leaving for thc moment our sources of revenue, let us return to our sources of expenditure.  In the first place il is no doubt quile fair lo charge  directly to the land, expenditures for roads, sidc-  walks/watcr mains, sewers ai d thc general running expenses of a municipality.  "But when thc state decided that for the good  of thc state it was desirable to provide a first-  class0 system of compulsory education, can it be  shown thai lhis is a fair charge againsl the land.  "Taking it for granted that it is not desirable  to charge the cost of education directly to thc  parent, surely it is equally true lNal it should not  bc charged to lhc landowner who already is providing everything else necessary* for thc running  of lhe municipality. Thc government recognizes  liiis and provides a grani but the grant is insufficient.  "Education which thc state makes compulsory  for reasons of slate, should be a state charge and  the cost.equitably distributed through lhc income  tax which is generally admitted to bc thc fairest  tax. Thc government will say that it could not  properly care for thc educational needs of the  province from onc central office, but if it will  admit that thc cost of education should be a  charge on the province as a whole, a system of  administration could bc evolved which certainly  could not be less satisfactory than the presenl  one which is so consti tilled ilia I neither school  board nor municipal council can avoid friction  between those bodies.  "While it is difficult to provide a general cure  for thc troubles of the various municipalities, I  believe lhat if thc government were to assume  thc cost of education and hospital treatment, that  most municipalities would find immediate relief  and future financing-made easy." -���������������������������--  Flattery is like a painted armour, because it  affords delight, but is of no use.  Would J3n4 Naval Competition.  ���������������������������The only wise course is to end competitivc.na-  val building, not for onc year or������������������fivc and not by  a few nations, but for all time by aU nations. The  time is ripe for securing such an agreement  now."  In-a nutshell the above is U. S. Naval Secretary  Joseph us Daniels' solution of the world's naval  problem. Thc proposed "naval holiday", he said,  was not good. It was like applying a poultice  when surgery is required. Winston Churchill's  proposal in 1913 for a naval holiday failed, he  said, even before it started. An international  agreement "with all or practically all nations  which will guarantee an end of competition in  navv building," he presented as the only alternative to the building by United States of a navy  powerful enough "to command the respect and  fear of thc world."  Secretary Daniels dismissed as unworthy of  discussion the proposal for an American navy  .lessJhan..cc^ialJo_Uic_mps.t.p.owcrfu]^cajjp>wHii.  lhe world, "because it is a waste of money to  spend money on an agency of war which would  bc helpless if needed."  I would rather bc a nobody and be loved than  a world-famous figure whom everybody haled-  Creameries Likely to Amalgamate.  The four principal creameries of the Northern  Okanagan arc about to amalgamate. The creameries .entering into lhe movement are those at  Salmon Arm, Armstrong, Vernon and'lielowna.  Everything points toward the completion of ar-  icingem/jnts at the coming meeting to be held  February 5th and the dairy'farmers and others  arc ready to welcome the change that will mean  reduced overhead-expenses and greater uniformity of product as well as better marketing facilities.  Mr. .1. Loulel, president -of the Union-������������������of B. C.  Municipalities, writes in the Canadian Municipal  Journal on thc queston of taxation and offers  what appears to bc a sane solution of the problem in British Columbia. After reciting the many  causes wliich havc been given from time lo time  The longer"I live, the morc f value loyalty.  When Twas young I had the silly notion that  lovalty nicant being obedient to some one else.  Jn those blundering days of youth I thought  that the greatest thing was independence.       ������������������������������������������������������  Today," after many hard lessons, I know that  lovalty���������������������������sympathetic.* intelligent loyalty, is one  of the most valuable virtues that a man can have.  Unless you are loyal to others, no one will be  loyal to you.  If you* are an employer, you must be loyal to  your workers. *'.'*���������������������������*  If you arc a worker, you must be loyal to your  employer.  No success���������������������������no lasting success���������������������������can come to  any firm unless there is loyaHy on both sides:���������������������������  Herbert N. Casson.  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I come from haunts of coot ancl hern,  I make a sudden sally  And  sparkle out among the fern,  To  bicker  down a  valley.  .  By thirty hills  I hurry clown,  Or slip between the ridges,  By twenty thorps a little-town,  And  half a  hundred  bridges.  Till last by Phillip's farm I flow,  To join the brin-.ining river,  For men may come and men may go,  But 1 go on  for ever.  I chatter over stony ways,  In little sharps ancl trebles,  I   bubble into eddying bays,  1   babble  on  the pebbles.  Willi many a curve my banks I fret;  By many a  field  and  fallow,  Ancl ��������������������������� many a  fairy-foreland  set  With   willow-weed   and   mallow.  I dialer, chatter, as  I flow  To join the brimming river, -  For men may come and men may go,  But  I  go on  for ever.  J wind about and in and out,  With here a blossom sailing,  And here and  there a lusty trout,  And  here aud there a grayling.  ���������������������������Aiidoherti ancl there a foamy flake  Upon me, as I travel  With   many   a   silvery   waterbreak  Above the  golden gravel.  And draw them all ��������������������������� along, r.nd flow  To join the brimming river,  ^For men may conic and men may go.  But  I "go  on  for ever.  WINTER   LAYERS   OF   DIFFERENT  AGES.  Gus Langelier, superintendent Experimental Station,-tap Rouge, Que.,  writes in Experimental Farm notes:  It is thought that farmers keep  hens until too old for profitable win-t  tor egg production and it is also a  common belief that late hatched pullets commence to lay only during the  following spring. To throw some  l'ght on.this subject, It was decided  in 1915 to compare early pullets, late  pullets, yearling hens, and old hens  as winter lavors, at. the Cap Rouge  Experimental   Station. t    ,  The "experiment began on the first  day of November and ended on tlte  last*day of February, during five consecutive years. The.number,of birds  in each pen was about twenty-five.  a'id the whole lot_occupied the same  bruise. A strict record was kept of  a'l lfecd   consumed,  also  of  all  eggs  ���������������������������produced by every hen. At the beginning and at the end of each experiment the birds were weighed so  that, in the spring, the gain _or loss  i-i weight -covtld be"credited or debited to them. S - . - ��������������������������� .  If the.cost'of production of one dozen of eggs, during winter, is taken  _>.s 100' for early pullets, matched before May. Jt would bo represented by  249 for yearling hens, by 280 for late  pullet������������������s'. hatched after April, and by  S4S for old hens. Tn other- words,  when pullets hatched before RJfay produced a .certain number of eggs at a  cost of $1.00, yearling hens produced  the same number at a cost of $2.49,  pullets hatched after April at a cost  of  $2.80  and. old hens  at  a .cost of  .$8.48  Pioneers in Peace River District.  \  U is sometintas objected that,  though early pullets lay more eggs  ihan yearling or older hens, the size  of the eggs is such that they would  bring much less if ever eggs were  sold by weight. Taking the figures  from the present experiment, we find  lhat,- for the same weight of eggs.  when it cost $1.00 to- produce them  with early pullets, it cost $2,35 to  produce them with yearling liens,  $2.92 with late pullets, and $8.10 with  old hens. It will be seen that, as expected, the weight of eggs from hens  was a little larger than that from  early pullets, but the difference does  not materially change the figures for  the cost per dozen.  The birds used for this experiment  were not specially bred for egg production, so that the early pullets put  in each year were not from better  stock than the yearling or older hens.  Two seasons, the yearling .hens used  for this experiment "were the same  birds, with the exception of a very  few which had died, as the ones in  the pen of early pullets of the previous, year, and in both cases they  were, for cost of production, below  the new lot of early pullets taken indiscriminately in* the farm flock.  That early pullets are the cheapest  producers   of   winter   eggs   has   heen  ..told and  written so often that it is  like   an  old   story.    But ^a  carefully  Gfei?de/pf&ine/ura  One August morning ten years  ���������������������������go, a Dominion Cabinet Minister at  Ottawa interrupted for best part of  a day the normal course of business  to unfold to me, a sympathetic,  travelling Englishman, his vision of  the New North West.  He had just returned from a long  tour right through tho Peace River  district, up the Mackenzie Basin to  fort McPherson.  "We have *��������������������������� wish," said ho with  emphasis, "to- induce settlers to enter as yet the new Promised Land,"  ���������������������������this,-.remember, was in 1910���������������������������"I  speak ef the future only. But I am  satisfied, that when tha present  prairie lands are all disposed' of,  then this back country will be taken  up, because it will pay pe**le better  to secure land there than to bay the  price that will be asked for the  other.  "Much work has to Im dene first,  however. Rivers have to be made  navigable and the land has to be  surveyed. My journey waa made  to .ascertain if these ttftdertakinga  would be Justified. Aad mj verdict  is yes. though this land lie! north,  -It is not appreciably colder than the  southern portions ��������������������������� of. tha province.  At Edmonton the climate la as favorable as at the International boundary, ���������������������������win* to tha lower Altitude;  And far tha same reason, together  with ���������������������������ther contributory conditions, a  cottple of hundred miles further up  country makes little difference."  In 1914 came the railway gang,  and in 1916, when its work was  -done, ia pressed the bionoors. This  year 1 have followed in tkskt trneks  and, reflecting on what I aava anon,  1 endorse this wisdom.  First, th* country is of uncommon cham���������������������������fmt tacit ft mint,  with  patches  of  ^fjft  *JjK *���������������������������*  pecte<fby hrm A tmjwW Um  1 river* and streams,  twtkf WN w #���������������������������������������������  iemcripUr*) Mrm  wtf  ������������������H*>ff  fc>  tne's pen. .Jtm.   ���������������������������jrsiSitir  thrmjxw wrwrs u4  fflm ctywwft  !������������������:*__*!���������������������������_������������������ JHe^r _>������������������*������������������!������������������  ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������" wovfli^jSKpt iff t������������������ wtrri  -futon    M' wjMP    ������������������W    ���������������������������WWW������������������Wlt  othkM Ataur ttoftUMjMilttrwil  rom met Ifortr Qffwfiftt, fjjm  rotfi  tmvm their rmiAh%}% Jam*  imwr summer w������������������fj wm m*>J* ������������������  . sx$^& WM  A*4jSjHH!l *"��������������������������� JW������������������ **" * _l!>  ���������������������������mm tatttfat n fxmln t*t t lit  tle how.    It is not to be explained       ">     as  on the theory of taking in each oth-  X^s-rfls -- <r  er's washing, though there is "tak-   KSSoS  ing in" of some sort, if the unwary  stranger suffers it. But where the  occupation is farming the mystery  is explained. Nowhere south or east  have I seen better crops, and last  year tbis district prospered when  others nearly failed. One man  gleaned 120 bushels of oats to the  acre, and 48 bushels of wheat. He  is located about twelve, miles above  the Crossing and floats his grain  down thereto in scows, freightage  ten cents per bushel; and with a  stream running nine miles an hour  ho doesn't lose much time.  Just north of Dunvegan, on the  14th July, I plucked oats, four feet  high and upwards by my -pocket-  measure. ' And wheat, rye, timothy  and indeed ail kinds of hay, were  luxuriant. A man may be no-agriculturist- or authority on soils, bat  even a fool can't mistake tha evidence of- growing crops.  The pioneers, I said, are pressing  in; ana more than pioneers. Wise  men, not merely from the East, but  also from the South and West, are  nosing around te pick up the "snaps"  and secure their stake in what will  surely���������������������������given the subjoined conditions���������������������������be a rich country. At one  hotel in Peace River, in one day,  there were visitors registered from  Brandon, Moose Jaw, victoria, Sae-  ramento, Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York And London. At  ttttttvefAa Creasing I met camping,  with ittck-herse, knife nnd gun, a  pictttres<t*e stranger who was be-  gttlliag his long evenings with Ana-  tole France's "Les Dieux ont Soif."  What'was a man of such culture  doing there? Prospecting and picking up good things, you bet-your  A*4 th������������������ people already settled are  ef tb������������������ right ttatf-Hjownrightr .#������������������-  tcirorfetagf aeetevfo "mtrbri aato-  99% m flay ������������������* in wtrk. Spirit Jtivtr  h������������������f Jtfet fe������������������4 A. twt 4*y������������������' sport*  ft"??  fa  HMwttojr.  The folk came fa from as  jtr ���������������������������ffiM'jg ���������������������������i������������������r������������������y miJtt-cJtfAfly  -   atot.   Tlwe wAsa't a h������������������4 tt he  Um wAlke* th* ������������������tmt a  Othert, Mtpt to ttjtir caw  fche  WMK������������������������������������p������������������tAhl* liter* _o*f  TTpfmi  tram #a4 dwhwg  was not te be tttn  "������������������������������������������������������^tnsa  f������������������4 ifmta$. Jfetter TAcfof  At PdwtntoA. TW  tfJ*iJ*8*'?������������������Nf JwwehAefc ������������������ptkt well  for the ?it%f f?jw������������������fl������������������j**; .**# ten  rim tft, netWert, m* nxmtvw  was hot surveyed, and A four-year  world-war has intervened; yet today several towns of one thousand  residents and. upwards,, with .large  contributory populations, J one . of  them, at least, equipped, with electric light plant and public waterworks, are making'history. -  Nevertheless,. as my friend, the  Cabinet Minister said,- there is yet  much to do. Roads need to be graded, trails improved, .river transport  increased' Most urgent of all,, an  improved And progressive railway  service is needed*  That, indeed, is vital; for otherwise maay ol the settlers will drift  out again; the fight is too unfair,  I hear tbAt the Canadian fAcific  Railway h#������������������ at length tAkea over  the operation of the line. This will  nrtve the surest pledge o| Peace  Itiver prosperity! fpr the unsullied  prestige o| this great transportation  ctmpAny, challenge*} as it now is by  ptwerlul rivals, will aot Allow *| ia-  efficieacy.  But what f hAve seen makes me  ���������������������������Af*r. twl tt puhlic utility companies and intending settlers tU>e, f  wy-Afakt ������������������������������������fttl--p, C.  conducted experiment will again remind farmers of a well known fact  which they often seem liable to forget.  BREAK MUCH  NEW l-ANP-  According to figures given out by  the Soldier Settlement Poard of Canada, 202,730 acres of new land have  been broken the past year by soldier  settlers in the western provinces  alone. The total area of Jand taken  up- by returned men in the western  provinces is 3,100,000 acre*, and of  this approximately 2,000.000 Acres are  free lands granted to veterans, of  whom 8192 -have availed themselves  of soldier grants under tho Act..  Soldier Settlement Board loans to  returned men going on the land went  over the eighty million mark In November. The total to November 23  is $80,042,043. There are 19,879 settlers loans. By provinces: Prince  Edward Island, 302 settlers, $814,957;  Nova- Scotia, 395 settlers, $1,287,928;  New Brunswick, 505 settlers, $1,449,-  704; Quebec, 459 settlers, $1,899;434;  Ontario, 1403 settlers, $6,064,042;  Manitoba,' 3289 settlers, $13,267,826;  Saskatchewan, 4875 settlers, $19,842,-  091; Alberta 5710 Jsettlers, $22,829,-  040; British Columbia, 2941 settlers,  $12,857,021. : '���������������������������  V  The total number of applications  for the benefits of the Act received to  the end of November is 58,811, of  whom -41,906 are qualified to farm.  Jhe Board has 916 ��������������������������� returnedJ'men in  training.  In 290 cases settlers have repaid  their loans in full.  The Board has purchased for returned soldiers stock and equipment  of an aggregate value of $22,619,758,  qn=-which=-=a���������������������������saving=-was=-effected,  through special purchasing arrangements, amounting to $742,568.  Gathering the  Ingredients.  ZuiOTCj  "Why is that crowd of loafers following that motherly looking old lady?"  Clerk (confidentially)���������������������������"That's the  constable and a lot of deputies he's  sworn in to help enforce the law. That  old woman" they are watching bought  a pound of sugar, some raisins and a  yeast cake, and yesterday she bought  five pounds of corn meal."  Tt*E  FOI-KS  AT  HOME.  - Most folks are too busy talking to  tell us anything.  When through some lonely city street,  For months and years we've gone our  way,  When, some ���������������������������remembered - -face we  greet;  "How are the folks at home?" we say.  "How are the folks?" our eager cry;  "The   folks  are  well,  they  speak  of  you,"  "With thoughtful care, with softening  eye."  "They send their love, they miss you  too."  We go our way  in  crowding throng,  Our  hearts   are  light  with   gladsome  glee,  Our steps are dancing to the song,  "The Folks at Home Remember Me."  When two women are friends you  may be sure some third woman is  their   common   enemy.  HERE'S FATHER 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.      -   l - ���������������������������-���������������������������-'   Enderby Supply Co.  Self-pity acts like7 a wollen shirt���������������������������It  scratches when fresh and suffocates  when stale. -  <v  GfHi.%. SHARPE   V  Wholesale and Retail Pulcber  gmlerhy. ft. C.  I   will   have   a   regular   supply   on-  hand.     Orders   left   at   the. Enderby  Hardware     Store     (Oppertshauser's) :  will receive prompt attention. .  ANDREW   PROWN Enderby  rfcr  Utwg    >Jo. 40  d������������������y o������������������. or sfur jMm**  m> w������������������M������������������Wr tnvwen  M������������������rt������������������r   ,  o*ulw    n>  W. J. LBUKg;  W.M.  C  |������������������cr������������������t������������������rr  Mylnvlto*? to ���������������������������item);  G. A. JUNDS.. c. C  ttXtttftt.*1  ������������������v������������������  *r������������������c#r-  PURPJvA I'OPGJS m 50  Meets ev  o'clock.  invited.  f. *��������������������������� 0. f.  'Wjffl&~?nri*  h^titwm  at *  itlly  W. A. RUSS1I.U I^G.        DJC. OI4NH.V.G.  THE EXPERT IS.THE  MAN  .,.-���������������������������'��������������������������� tf ... * ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������  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  skillful   attention.  ANTI-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.  RAND'S GARAGE  ENDERBY  ^C. SKAWNG, B. A.  Barrifter, Solicitor,  Notary Public.  INSURANCE  Bell Blk. Enderby, B.C.  Notary PwWic  Insurance aind Gfeneral Agent  JAS. PICKSON  Bell Block Enderby  POLES  I am prepared to buy poles in the  bush or delivered in pole yard, and  will pay a fair cash price.  W ������������������*.   BLACKBURN,  d23 tf Phone F142, Enderby, B.C. OKANAGAN COMMONER  THURSDAY, JANUARY 20, 1921  ** it &iy5t   st  st  st  CHURCH   SERVICES  i< J? 5! X JC X X  st -  BAPTIST   CHURCH  Sunday   School   ancl   Bible   Class   at  10 a.m.    Everybody invited.  METHODIST CnURCH  Pastor,'-"Ca.pt. Rev. J. G. Gibson.  Sunday at  11  a.m.. Prayer  Service.  Everybody   cordially   invited.  Sunday School at 2.30 p.m.  Evening   Service   at   7.30;   subject,  "Drifting."  ST. ANDREWS CHURCH  Minister:   Rev.  John  W.   Stott.  13.  A.  Morning at 11. "The First Bcauti-  tude." Sermouettc, "The Door of tlie  Heart."  Evening at 7.30: "Grace Triumphant."  Sunday  School at 10.  Mt.  Ida at 3.  Will b. c. lead the way?  ANGLICAN CHURCB ���������������������������St. Georg-Vs  Minister, Dr. Robertson  Sunday,   23 rd   Jan.,   Septuagcsima.  11 a.m., Children's Service at Mara.  11.30, Holy Communion, with address at Mara.  3 p.m., Evensong, with address, at  Grindrod.  7.30, ''Evensong, with address, at  Enclerby.  Thursday, 20thj Bible Class, 3 p.m.:  at Mrs. Harrap's. Friday, 21st. Intercession, 7.30 p.m., Choir practicing  at S. Monday, 24th, Annual congregational  meeting in Parish Hall, S.  X COMING    EVENTS  X All ads under this head, 1;  sr  sr  sr  sr sr  sr  sr  i.  is  r*  rs  tB rs  js  js  j  X  c line  r   sr  sr  s   ^������������������j   JS  An Entertainment will be held in  the United Farmers' Hall, Enclerby,  on Friday. Feb. 4th, at S p.m., in aid  of St. Dunstan's Hospital for blinded  soldiers. The program will include  a musical Fairy Play, in- which the  chief actors will be children, followed  by amusing songs and sketches. The  comedy-farce, "The Bathroom Door,"  will appear for the first' time in Enderby, acted by local a:r_ateurs.  Tickets,  SOc adults,  25c children  Valentine  Tea,  the date open.  X  on  Fob.   12th.  Keep  OBITUARY  Died, Jan. 16th, at Vernon Jubilee  "Hospital, Kate Eleanor, the beloved  wire .of W. I-I." Pates!" Coldstream,  Vernon.  "And  from  God  shall  their eyes.1  wipe , away  all   tears  Potatoes for Sale  Choice Upland wiilte potatoes, ������������������1.00  per sack.  Hullcar.  SKELTON    BROS  R.   R.  No. 2, Armstrong  Want Ads  3c a word first insertion, 2e a word each insertion thereafter: 2..c minimum chi_r;;u; 10c extra  whore cash doe* not accompany order.  STRAYED���������������������������To my place, red-steer;  wide horns; no marks. -Owner may  have same by proving -property and  paying ' advertising and feeding  costs.       A.   D.   Stroulger,  Grindrod.  j20-4p  The B. C. Veteran of Vancouver  makes this valuable suggestion:  "British Columbia, amongst the  provinces of Canada, enjoys the distinction of having led the way when  it set up a governmental department  of industries. Today an "'opportunity  is being given to it to lead the way  in dealing with uiiemployment on a  more rational basis.  "What is it Lhat every single province of Canada wants at ��������������������������� the present  time? Is it not a rational theory, of  labor? A rational conception of unemployment? And a rational method  of dealing with it in the interest of  the individual, and for the public  benefit?    *  "Uabor has value. Does it cease to  havc value when it is organized by  representative bodies Instead .of by  ordinary employers of labor?.  "What is unemployment? Is it not  simply a condition that has been  brought about by a failure on the  part of the employers to maintain  the organization of labor. .  "'' "Is not the true method of dealing  with unemployment, simply, to organize labor along lines of production  and   to  dispose  of    the     produce   for  Y.-1-.n.     U    ���������������������������.-.n    -}.,.i..ryO       mi., ^.-,    f^.    ,ii,.;,t^  the   proceeds   equitably;   leaving   profits out of consideration.  "Think what unemployment implies. , The provincial government has  provided $100,000.00 for purposes of  relief." But 10,000'workers, if properly organized, and working under capable management could ' produce  commodities equalling in value that  amount every two days. Why, then,  should  thcy not be  so  organized?  "T>lie prodiiction-for-profit system is  the real cause of- unemployment.  Works are being closed down, not  that commodities are not wanted any |  more; but. bocauco thcy cannot be  manufactured at a profit. - Hence  everybody suffers.  "Let us change all this;  and let us  CURIOUS   TREES.  The  Butter Tree.  The natives of the Niger gather immense quantities of butter from the  butter tree. It abounds in such great  quantities that it is likely to become  an article of commerce.  The   Milk   Tree.  If a-"man wants milk when travelling in the forests of Caracas, South  America, Mother Nature supplies him  most abundantly from tho "cow-tree.  This product has not only the exact  appearance but all the qualities of  cow's "milk.  Stop tfktt  GeugfV  Before it  stops IjOU  A. Reeves  Druggist and Stationer.  ENDERBY  osgirs How  ,rht   is   poor,   you  life   efficiently;  are  you  o  best  do it now. If this is not done trouble  ���������������������������will surely come. A dangerous- situation is developing. It Is folly not to  face the facts when they can be dealt  with effectively. ' Workers are clamoring for work. What folly it is not  lo give it to them when their labor  can be made to pay." "  The wine-palm_ of  ���������������������������i **%  vields   a.  delicious    sail  western Africa  wliich. mild  when first drawn, begins to ferment  in a very few moments after iVis exposed to the air.  FOR SALE���������������������������101S Ford car. in perfect  mechanical   condition   in   every   re-  ^^iTpoGt^^fi-vc^-tircsT^-foui^of-^-these^ai-e  new.     A    real     bargain,    for   cash.  Sco  Mechanic, Hand's  Garage, jl'3-2  WANTED���������������������������-Will buy a few good  veals;'also fat hens. Geo. H. Smedley.  Enderby. d30-2p  STRAYED���������������������������From my place, a Gurn-  soy cow; branded and eur-taggod,  (M.A.L.Sh.) Please notify A. Baird,  Enderby. dlG-tfc  Ilnvo you split fir wood to sell.  Quote your lowest price delivered at  brick yard. Enderby ' Brick Co., A.  Fulton,  mannger. n  JNCU3ATORS  JL S Ev %jt \j> JrA-" US itV V*  We have the largest and  most .complete stock of Poultry Supplies and Equipment  in British Columbia. We  offer    only    the    best.      Buy  from   [is   - ancl     save   money.  Discount   tb   Soldier   Settlers.  CATALOGUE   FREE  A.I.Johnson &. Co.  844 Cambie St.        Vancouver,  B.C.  If  your1" eyesi  not   living   your  j cannot.  Sta,rt   NOW,   by  securing   the  possible" aid   for  your  eyes-1-KOURY  GLASSES.  Youf glasses will be ready in a  short time if you let us make the test  now. .  .tsTEvery Thursday afternoon in  Amstrong.  n*JiKwry-'  3ciwUer $ Optometrist  Enderbu. Ji. C.  Cftdcototes  We are agents for MOIR'S .-and  WILLARD'S highest-grade Chocolates. Let us satisfy that sweet  tooth with some of these delicious  confections.  WILSON'S  THE   1'OIMJIjAII   VARIETY STORK  Postoffice one door East  ENDERBY. B.C.  FOR SALE  A few tons each of good Potatoes,  Red Carrots, Wheat, Oats, Whole  Barley or Chop;, also several cords of  green birch ancl mixed wood. Large  or small orders. Delivered at local  prices.  KISBY &   ELLINGTON  jl8-4p Enderby, B. C.  H. C. SHOE REPAIRING���������������������������Quick and  satisfactory work. Next door Bank  of  Hamilton.  STRAY   NOTICE  Two bay horses, one white face and  two white feel, 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,  (12.1-1; Enclerby Reserve.  ATTENTION!  I wish to announce to tlie public  lhat 1 have started a general d raying  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 G3.  J. A. MORRTSON. -  STRAYED  Ten   heifers    from   my   place;    red  and  white:  branded   S 3   on   left   hip.  Please  notify        W.   S.  BURNETT,  d23-tf Armstrong, B.C.  !S Enderby TO HAVE  A MASS MEETING  TO DECIDE THE ABOVE QUESTION WILL BE HELD L\T THE CITY  HALL, FRIDAY, JAN. 21st, AT S.15 P. M. IF INTERESTED, BE ON  HAND.     DON'T  LEAVE   IT  TO   THE OTHER FELLOW?  YOU   CAN   SERVE   A   FINE   DINNER  from soup to dessert with our canned  and bottled table delicacies, . foods  and relishes. And it will Ve as fine  as any man could wish for. So little  trouble to prepare, too. Takes but a  few minutes to have the whole meal  ready. Saves the housewife's time  ancl strength for other duties.. Try  it and you will repeat the experiment  often.  Teece & Son      Phone 48    Flour, Feed & Groceries  Q-:  Windsor Glee Quartet to Sing Here Soon^  CUuical,   Popular. and    Special   Costume    Numbers   Will   Feature  Delightful Program  of  Windsors.       N  Tlie Wtpdgcr Glee Mufc Quartet to wlth'lhe*4r splendid program or <<l:i_tN|en|,  popular nnd f.peclrU costume musical features. Is to appear hero In tho neai  Future ns one Of tho mimliws nn the local course. The Windsors have mml(  Unite b name for ���������������������������themselves In the concert world nnd yeu will understand  why when yo\l hear their enjoyable program, They are all vocalists of jtood  muMoul foundation and thcy have given tho mime careful1" attention tu pers  fectlug their nteenihle work as they linve in their individual solo ell'orts. Tin  boy* have had several seasons together in concert .work und (hey are toihij  generally recognised as ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� of the moat popular male quartette* now before  th* public.  Another of the Lyceum Entertainments  Enderby Opera House, Saturday, Jan. 22  8.30 f>. M.  This is the big musical show of the series.    We urge you  not to miss it.   VAdmission,^Adults, $1.09; children, 50c;  ,- amusement tax extra.   ,   This is an entertainment royal.  household and save fuel  McMAHON&MACK  HEAVY   AND    SHELF    HARDWARE PLUMBING    AND    FITTING  Order Vour spring Suit  now for early deliverv  Quality and selection now the best  and prices 20 per cent off list.     Let  5      us   show you samples and styles.  r?     ID     TiTT   T     Men's Clothing;, Boots & Shoes  \\72sb   m\j%   m\J\x\mSm\mrs  Groceries, Etc.      Enderby     ~  PUBLIC MEETING  In FARMER'S HALL, TUESDAY, JAN. 25, 8 p. m.  Mr. MacKelvie, M. P., by request of the Town Council, Board of Trade,  United Farmers ancl G. W. V. A., has kindly consented to discuss with  the citizens of Enderby and District the question of the Indian Reserve  and  other important, matters  vitally affecting  tlie  district.    Please attend.

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