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 CiV</  ������������������������������������     5'.Ki    rf  ������������������..-.  IN WHICH IS MERGED THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY.  Vol. 13, No. 46, Whole No. 696  THURSDAY, FEB. 3, 1920  Subscription, $!3 a year"  WHY   NOT  WINTER   ROAD  WORK?  The    Hauling   of    Gravel    by   Sleighs  Much  Cheaper than   by  Wagon . ,  In the present stress of unemployment, it is remarkable that the Provincial Government does not put men  and teams to work hauling gravel on  the   wagon   roads   they   contemplate  improving   when    the    spring   opens, ithe death on Monday of Mr. J. Dun-  This work, we are told, could be done  at a greatly reduced cost while the  roads are good for .sleigh, and now  when so many men are needing work  should bs a good time to inaugurate  winter hauling.' Soon the roads will  break up, and the spring thaws will  make travel' almost impossible over  some of the roads.- If the road boss  had the gravel by the side of the road  ���������������������������hrfuled wliile sleighing is good���������������������������it  would be an easy matter for. a very  small force of men to < keep the bad  spots in good condition and keep the  deep- ruts from' being cut and the  roads thus spoiled for the. greater  part of the season-. ,     ;  Mabel Lake settlers are wondering  why the. Department does not. do its  winter hauling on this road. - The  roadway is 'now good for" hauling'but  may go out in a few weeks' time.'The  ruts will then be axle-deep, aud haul*  ing gravel or anything,else will be impossible. ������������������ It does seem to lie poor  policy to allow all this good hauling  season to slide by, when men are in  need of employment ancl the work  can be done for so much less.-than in  the summer time or the fall when labor can be fully employed elsewhere.  i GOOD-BYE, VAN ! charge and relieved the stricken wife   ������������������ of any details in connection with the  After Long Years of Service, this Old-  burial,   which   took   place   from   the  Time   Popular   Engineer   Retires      | Presbyterian   Church   on   Monday, ' at    '<2  p.m.,   interment" in   Enderby   ccme-  At tho age of 05 every employee of i0Vy.  tho   Canadian   Pacific   Railway   must|    Mr   slcjoio\vas 50 yoars Df ago. He  retire.    If an  employee  is  physically ;wa8   a   woU_known   saWmill   man   of  unfit to work, ho is  retired and  pen- j Uie   distri(;t>   having   chai.g0   oC   the  sioncd  before that age, but any man okanagan    mills    under   Mr.    F.    S.  physically able must work up to the , stevon8i ancl  later umler Mr   Marley#  retiring age limit. And no matter h,owjHe iWa(J -vcll ]ike(]  by all who knew  "fit"  he  may be at that age to  con-]him>   for   Ms   iiniform   kin(lness   and  tinue at Ms post, the privilege is notjroadinegs to he]p in any movement in  his to do'so.   -He is pensioned for the Ulc Illterest o������������������ lhe to������������������n and disLr|ct.  remaining years of his life.  There were somc heartbirrnings  on  the Sicamous-Okanagan branc-   of the  C. P. R.. on Monday.    On that clay Mr.  W.  F.  Van Antwerp,  better-known  as  "Van,"   reached   the   age   limit,   and,  automatically     retired     on     pension,  after   thirty-fiver  years  of  service   a_>  engineer   for   the   company,   twenty-  four of which being spent pulling the  mixed   train   between   Sicamous   and  Okanagan  Landing.  These    years    of     faithful    service  ended   on   January   31st  when   "Van'"  stepped" off  his   engine  at  Sicamous:  Tuesday   morning   ho   came   back   to  go into retirement at his rose-covered  cottage   at   Okanagan   Landing."    Mr.  Van Antwerp is a great lover of roses  and     his    beautiful    garden   at    the  Landing   contains   over   one   hundred  varieties.  Engineer "Van" was one of'the best  ���������������������������known  men  on  the  C. P.  R.  system.  His friends, both in the service and  out of it, aro legion. He will,, be  greatly missed1 oh the S. & O. branch,  where he is so. well known. He always had a smile and a cheery word  for all' acquaintances. -'Retiring in  the best of health'and spirits, "Van"  should have many years to enjoy his  rest. ---.-'- ���������������������������"���������������������������,.���������������������������** ��������������������������� ���������������������������. i - -  In his years of service this popular  engineer had - many "thrilling experiences ancl. narrow escapes.. The most  serious for him, and one that came  within an ace of ending his clays, occurred about thirty years ago when  pulling a stock train west of Donald.  They were in the mountains' when  tho .train   went   through   a   burning  bridge. "Van" was .pinned in his  engine under the wreckage for twelve  hours. When finally extricated he was  taken to the hospital at Donald where  lie remained for" eight months while  the broken bones in his body were  growing together again. It was three  years before he could drive an engine  again, but, so perfect, is the C. P. R.'s  system for looking after, its workmen,  "Van" was well cared for ancl nursed  back to health.  Perhaps  the oldest man  on the  S.  .������������������.  o -line,- and -nno-who -has..boon..in  thc  service  with  "Van"  many  years,  ���������������������������is our good friend Agent John Burnham.    To him the going of "Van" is  like the loss of a good of'd pal.  ,r   sr   sr   sr   sr   sr  I.    ts   rs   rs   *s   is  Good morning! Where's your robin?  Mrs. W. J. Woods returned from a  visit to the Coast cities on -Friday.  Allen Berge returned to Enderby  from a trip to thc eastern states on  Tuesday.  W. J. Broom is visiting his mother  and sisters for a short time, from Kisbey. Sask. .,  Dr. Sumner will be in Enclerby  Monday and* Tuesday, only of next  week.  ' Sirs. Pat Worley and child arrived in Enderby this week to join  her husband.  Another popular feature has bcen  added to tho Saturday night picture  shows���������������������������the Topics of the Day film.  Mat JJasson, the live commission  and live stock sales agent, was a  visitor from Armstrong on Monday.  The report comes from Victoria of  X X X X X X X X X ii X X X X X X  tion, tho playlet 'The Bathroom Door'  ENDERBY   BRIEFS 5* j will also be given, which is a comedy  rich in surprises. The object of tlie  entertainment, as well as its .merit  should fill the hall.  Rev. J. II. Gretton was a visitor of  Enderby this week from Revelstoke,  Since removing to Revelstoke from  Enderby, it is understood they have  had much sickness in the family, and  it is the intention of the congregation  pf this parish to induce Mr. Gretton  to return and resume tlie duties laid  aside but a few months ago. It is  probable the change will be made  early in Maroh.  If robins are any harbinger oi  spring we'll have it^with us before we  know it, for our old red-breasted bird  friends have been seen in many orchards, and gaidens within the past  week. At Col. Henniker's home, on  the Mara road, a number of robins  are to be seen daily, with a flock of  waxwings recently up from the soubh.  And, what Col. Henniker thinks more  of, ,he has a rose bush in his garden  already putting forth its shoots.  ARMSTRONG    LEADING  Win  from   Both   Enderby  and   Vernon  this  Week,  and   Playing  Strong  GRINDROD  LOCAL  United   Farmers   Reunited   ancl   Plans  Laid   for  Greater   Development.  DIED   OF    PNEUMONIA  Mr.   Sam    O."   Skjeie     Quickly    Goes  When  Attacked  by  Fatal   Malady  On Saturday night, Jan. 22nd, Sam.  O. Skjeie packed his tools and loft  work at tho Okanagan Saw Mills,  intending to be back to work Monday  morning. That night a few friends  enjoyed tho evening with" Mr. ancl Mrs  Skjeie, and it was not until they left  for home that Mr. Skjeie felt any  approach of illness. ."He then complained of a slight chill. That night  he was awakened by a sharp pain in  the back' and side. He did not get up  in the morning. Dr. Keith was summoned and pronounced it'pneumonia.  Mr. Skjeie showed no response to any  treatment, and on Friday evening  shortly after 9 o'clock passed quietly  away.  The sudden death of Mr. Skjeie, so  well known by all residents, came  as a great .shock, and the sympathy  of the community flowed to Mrs  Skjeie and-children.  The deceased was a member of the  local lodge Knights u of Pythias, and  immediately  his  fellow knights   took  Messrs. Copeland and Laidman, of  Vernon, attended a meeting of the  United Farmers of Grindrod last  Monday evening for the purpose of  inspiring the members of that Local  to greater activity and a closer working together in the interests of the  f^KaitlirarendiTsW^ri^^^^  At this point there has been "more-  orlcss a tendency to hold on to the  old Institute organization, while at  the same time flirting with the U. F.  of B. C. In the meeting on Monday  night, it wag pointed out by both the  speakers that it was up to the members to decide which organization  they would become part of. tt was  unjust to themselves to attempt to be  part of both, and they should take a  definite stand for one or the other  got togethe under onc banner with all  farmers .of the Province and work  together in tho interests of the industry.  A standing vote was taken, with an  attendance of some 50 farmers, and  the-vote-was unanimously in favor of  sticking to the United Farmers.  wooclie, who moved from Enderby to  the coast a year   or two ago.  Vernon's bonspeil was to have been  started on Monday,., and should'now  he in full swing, but the warm spell  made the ice water and playing was  impossible.  Mr. ancl Mrs. John McPherson celebrated their 59th wedding ,annivers-  avy on Saturday. Jan: 29th, both hale  and hearty, and cheered by receiving  the   congratulations   of   their   friends.  r  Many thanks to Enderby for the  way they treated our. hockey ,���������������������������team  and visitors. They/ provided-' them  with a fine supper-before they sent  them homc. on their return trip.���������������������������Salmon Arm Observer.  .. Deep Creek's hockey team braved  the _ soft ice iJtVedn&sd'ay, night with  the'Enderby team,-just for the practice. The game was witnessed by  quite a crowd: It was, however, slow  and somewhat one-sided, the home  team "crowding the visitor's' goal most  of thc time. -c  Two rinks of Salmon Arm curlers  came to Enderby last Thursday after*  noon and slugged, the stones up and  down soft ice against Enderby rinks.  Tho visitors won three out of four  games played,- after which they were  given a supper by the home" boys and  sent home a'shoutin'. u  A Dominion emigration officer .was  i'n Enclerby last week investigating  complaints which had been registered  in-connection with millmen and mechanics coming here to * take positions iu the Okanagan Saw Mills. In  the case of three of these men, they  were   ordered   back    to    the   States  It is said to be the'intention of the  Provincial Government to appropriate  $500,000 from the expected revenue  from the sale of liquor, under the  Government Control Act, for the relief of the hospitals bf the Prbytnce.  lations  of the immigration  Act.  It is pleasing to hear that the good  people of Hullcar are again arranging  to hold the social and literary society  meetings which were" for many winter evenings such a success. The inaugural meeting, we understand, is to  take place on Tuesday evening, Feb.  Sth, at "S o'clock, in Hullcar Hall. All  friends should endeavor to attend and  so give our neighbors a good, start in  their endeavor.  Attention is called to the notice of  the Okanagan Saw Mills to their patrons, in this issue of Uic Commoner.  It is the intention of the company to  enforce tho policy of turning off thc  lights if accounts are not paid in 30  days. This policy is similar to that  adopted by the city with regard to  the water rate., By co-operating with  the company as we now do'with the  city cpllector, no hardship need be  occasioned to any patron, and all  will be better served by the policy.  XXXXXXXXXXXXXxxx  X MARA  ITEMS X  *������������������_������������������*#��������������������������������������������� sr  fcT sr sr  sr  sr sr  *������������������ sr sr sr  vr  rs rs  rs rs  j. js  *-i Is rs is Is Js as  rs jb rs  The annual .meeting of the Mara M.  & A. A. was held on Monday night.  Col. and Mrs. Langdon were passengers by Monday's train to Vernon.  Miss O. Massey, who has ' been  visiting in Enderby a short time, returned home last week. - - -  , Miss- Winnie Collison is leaving for  Vancouver on. Thursday- to spend a  few weeks  visiting - friends.  Wm. Owen and Geo. Butterworth  drove to Enderby Monday evening to  a meeting of the church wardens Jof  the Enclerby parish. (;  Mrs. John Folkard and three children came down on Friday to spend a  few days with her parents, returning  to Enderby on Monday.    v-  Miv and Mrs. McCready held a social evening on the ISth January.  Songs, games, music and dancing  were enjoyed by a. very happy gathering. ,  The Armstrong hockey .team has a  clear field for the championship in  the Valley league this season. " By  again defeating Enderby in a fast  game on Armstrong ice last Friday  night, and on Monday evening of this  -week beating the Vernon team, our  neighbors now have four wins ancl  only one loss to their credit. In the'  Enderby-Armstrong game, the score  stood 3-1 against Enclerby, but the  game was a good exhibition of hockey  and very fast. The game with Vernon  was less hockey and more' slugging,  the visitors seemingly forgetting to  play the game and going in more for  stick handling and tripping. However, in this the_ Armstrong boys are  quite expert.themselves, and in body  checking they put it over Vernon.  The "'score stood 6-2 in 'Armstrong's  favor.  Enderby has a game ,,'with Armstrong to be played here Feb. 8th,  and one at Armstrong on" the ISth.  On Friday, of this week," Enderby Is  to play Vernon at Vernon, and on the  14th Vernon will coise here for a  game. The present break in the  weather'has knocked the bottom out  of the ice, and these schedule dates  may have to be changed to meet conditions. Vernon stands two up. and  two clown, while with Enderby its'^all  iin and all down, thus far. .  ityitxyy x x x x x x x x x x x  X \       , GRINDROD   NOTES X  sr sr sr sr sr sr.sr sr sr sr s.- sr sr sr sr   fc#  ws js js'.js js  jr. ������������������* j., js rs  **������������������ rs  js  j. j*   rs  Mr. Brett, of Brown & Co.; was In  Griudrb'd on business last week. - _ S  Mr., McFarland "is down up,from  Armstrong visiting friends "forJ a short  time.  " _       ���������������������������.      .     .: .       .  The' post and pole business is still  in full swing here, - though "0a little  slacker than last year.  Bossley & Scaling are making a big  showing - in    the    logging    business, .  many logs being hauled daily.  A few Grindrod  people  motored  to  j Enderby to the."Banff orchestra dance  There is a persistent rumor that a and had a very enjoyable time.,  certain voting bachelor from Enderby |    Mr.   and   Mrs.  W.   Bladon  returned  i  has. serious  intentions,  and  that'one. home   from   the   Coast   on   Saturday.  of   our' young   maidens   is   about   to ..They are very pleased to be back in  change her residence!  A rather nasty accident -happened  to two of "our boys, Albert Gray and  Manley Patterson, this' week. They  were experimenting with a homemade composite engine, and were  trying it out, when the engine blew  up. The faces of both boys were enveloped' in  steam  and  badly  scalded.  Tomorrow night in the Farmers'  Hall an entertainment will be given  by local talent in aid of St. Dunstan's  hospital for blinded soldiers. A playlet is to be given by Enderby children  Seventy thousand babies and 10,000  mothers  died  from  childbirth  in  the  United  States last year for the want  of nursing, according to a New York I the story of the play being from the  report. ' ....-��������������������������� child's" book "The Silver Dove," writ-  To hear some people talk you ten by Mrs. Bigge. It is a very pretty  might think Truth was nothing more story and is said to be acted very  than phosphorescence. well by those taking part.    In addi-  Al thou gh pain f ul ly-i njj \irecl7~it- is"- 15e^  lieved they will be around in a short  time.  The United Farmers held another  social on Friday evening, John Noell  being the organizer. The program  consisted of songs by Harry Blurton,  Mrs., Morton, Harry Noell, John Hull  and Bertha Gray and her brother.  Mr. Morton entertained with "Mrs.  Hubbard and Her Poor Dog," E. Bennett amused with a character sketch  which was greatly enjoyed. The  usual dances were sandwiched in' between tho musical and other numbers  and refreshments wore served. The  large crowd showed they thoroughly  enjoyed  the evening.  tho Okanagan again. .   -  They many friends  of ".Mrs.  C. .W.  Crandlemire will- be pleased to learn -  that she te. now able to be about after  .being confined  to  her  home  through  illness.  Rev.   Mr.'  Gretton   passed   through  Grindrod   on   Monday   morning.     The  wardens of the, parish met him in Bn-  clorByTlfainSigliirt^^  bility of his return.  CITY COUNCIL   MEETING  K-K XXX XXXXXX X X X XX  X GRANDVIEW    BENCH X  XXXXXXXXXXXXXXX  F. Dysart-was. a business visitor to  Enderby on Friday.  Miss D. Woods spent the week-end  with Miss K. Piggott, of Deep Creek,  Mr. G. Diamond and Mr. R. Chadwick were visitors to Enderby^ last  Saturday.  Miss M. McSherry, of Enderby, has  been visiting her sister, Mrs. J. W.  Lidstone, a few days.  A number of Grandview people attended the hockey club dance at  Deep Creek last Friday and report a  very enjoyable time.  Largely routine business in connection with getting started on the 1921  work occupied the attention of the  City  Council  last  Monday evening.  A letter from the G. W. V. A., Enderby Branch, applied to the Council  for the use of thc city recreation  ground for the purposes of a football  club, and asked for a small donation  towards initial expenses of the club.  Consideration  was  postponed.  In reply to a letter from TI. R. Wilson, offering to buy part or Lot 4, adjoining his property on the Salmon  Arm road, which reverted to the city  at tax sale, it was decided to offer the  property  to  Mr. Wilson  at  $50.  A letter from G. A. Johnson, stated  that should the city require any  gravel during the-, coming year, he  would appreciate it if the Council  would give him the opportunity of  supplying and delivering same from  the gravel pit on his property. A  definite reply will be made at.a later  date.  Mrs. Isabel C. Yeoward, wife of T.  C. Yeoward, of Armstrong, died suddenly Jan. 26th, from an'. internal  hemorrhage.  ? OKANAGAN COMMONER  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 1921  #ftanagan Coinmbner  In which is merged The Enderby Press and Walker's Weekly  Published   every Thursday at  Enderby,  B. C.  by the Walker  Press.  S3 per year; 11.50 lix months. '  ft' H. M.  WALKER  at  (Member of the  United  Typothetae ef America)  Advertising Rates  Contract or Regular���������������������������10c a single-eo'timn inch up to  half page;  over half-page, 30c an inch each insertion.  Transient or irregular���������������������������f>0c an ir_cJh; cash to accompany copy to insure publication.  "Wtf-ii't Ads���������������������������20c per line first insertion, 10c per line  each subsequent insertion. Count 6  words to line.  Local Notices���������������������������20c per line; Local readers, J 0c line.  . Cards of Thanks, $1.00.  Legal Notices���������������������������15c per line 2M insertion;" 10c per  line each subsequent insertion.  Water Notices���������������������������150 words and under, $10.00; each  additional 50 words, $1.00. Land Notices, Tl miliar Li-  c:en������������������es, Certificates of Improvement, SL0.00 for 60 clays,  $7 for 3 0 days.  'If They Only Knew  THURSDAY. FEBRUARY  1921  Winter Sports  Thcrc is nothing more beneficial to young nnd  old than clean, healthful winter sports. Thc  winter weather of thc Okanagan is something  \vc .should advertise, c*"-"?n 1-!' the thermometer has  ;i tendency to drop below zero occasionally. Thc  crisp, sharp a iri without Hie bitterness of an accompanying  wind,   with   ils  .sleet   ami   blinding  to thc tired, thirsty traveller,  snow, m li lcc wine  These   bright,   crisp  cheeks of our girls and boys a rugged red;  ,i.,.  *.i_i >.  V.  _  winter   paint  thc  put  lilc   morc   abundant   inlo   our  womenfolk,   and  vigorous health into thc. men.  When outdoor winter sports mean so irmch to  our people n does seem a pity that we in Enclerby  do not make* more of Ihem. by preparing earlier  and more systematically for their enjoyment. By  far thc greater number of our -winter evenings  are spent in the fetid atmosphere of dance hall,  thc social card fable, or lhc pool room. These  may be-all right in their place, bul they deprive  most of our young men and women, and those  older, of lhc Very.clixcr of life in this northern  climate of ours. Our people do nol enjoy the cold  weather. Thcy rather fear il, believing it is thc  cold that brings to them thc winter complaints  under thc general heading of "cold in the head.  .^pneumonia,  complaints  elc."  come  ������������������  ew people  realize  that these  from poorly ventilated, overheated living rooms,, dance halls, churches, elc.���������������������������  wherever "people congregate but do" nol compu-  tatc. Five or ten minutes soeni in lhe open,  deep breathing while Walking,'each night before  retiring, wilh the bedroom Avindows open while  sleeping,would make these winter complaints unknown and unfeareci by the individual. Yet how  few adopt any systematic ivK.de of exercise, or  lake any thought of the greal good lo be derived  Irom our Okanagan winters.  Perhaps thi* is accounted for bv the fact lhat  wc make so little clTort as a comnuinitv lo make  more of our winter.sporls or lo develop"' thc snirit  of comradship in the open. Thc delights of hill-  chmping in lhc wintertime, of skimming thc  snow on snowshoes or skis; - of long tramps  in "lhc woods; of coasting, and sleighing? arc experienced by only a few. The great majorilv of  our people "get through the winler" somehow,  and arc glad the season is passed. Thc" exhilarating season leaves them with Jess life than thev  went into it wilh, for thc very good reason .lluit  Ihey failed to take ad'vantage'of what it had lo  oiler them.  _, yQ���������������������������l llLl-iVh'.-Jl^a gc J-L>V d ii l_d _b e_ i f, J o r _i n s ta n cc.  Knderby'could turn one of its church buildings,  or an amusement hall, into a skating rink. Here  we. have four church buildings, any one of which  ���������������������������imply large to hold thc combined" congregations  al'.end the services, and not a covered" build-  where ihc life-giving winler sports can be  iield. Do you not sec the incongruilv of Ihc  thnig? Ordinarily we could have'winter sporls  Ior three or four months provided we had a  covered rink large enough for a suitable sheet  tee. f Knderby could build such a rink and have  re,;.iv lor next season, and   never   feel the cll'ort  lhe trouble is lhat mosl ol* us do nol recognize  the importance uf winler sports, and look upon  Ihem as non-es.sen.lia!. If we onlv know it. three,  months oi clean, heallhful winler sporl, svslem-  jilica ly adhered lo; would mean more to the  neallh and wealth of the communitv II  thing else. o,  Lasl year flic.people of the citv ant  sponded cheerfully and  liberally  lo  building fund, and the proceeds" of the May "241 h  celebration  were turned  that  wav.    H  has been  suggested lhat a similar appeal bc made this  thai  hi''  In a recent remark by Sir Henry Drayton, than  whom there is nobody better acquainted with the  business and general condition of Canada, there  is a very large- and a very important issue involved. Sir Harry said that Canadians were now  in a good business position "if ��������������������������� they only knew it."  As another lias said, it is almost as important  for a people to know their advantages as it is to  have them. The country which is potentially rich  and does nol know il may hc worse oil' than a  poor country which believes itself lo bc rich. The  resources of Canada arc valuable only lo Ihosc  who find and use them. These Iruisinis arc involved in the words of the minisier of finance.  In this connection Uie Vancouver Province  well says, "if Canadians knew their opportunity there would not bc in this counlry a single  unemployed person able and willing "to work.  Thc demand for labor, would far exceed the supply. From the Pacific lo the Atlantic there i.s  profitable work to be done. "Natural resources  everywhere arc crying out for men and money  lo make, ihem useful."  There is a much larger issue involved in this  remark by. Sir Harry Drayton. It is lhe same  issue that has been involved in Canadian economic all'airs for lhc past ecnturv, and particularly Ihe pasl half century. "If thev onlv knew!"  Canadians are well oil', but thcy do nof know it.  Canada is a wonderfully rich countrv in natural  resources, but Canadians do not know it. Whv  havc our Canadians emigrated to������������������thc Unitcii  Slates in larger numbers than our total population in Canada? Why has Canada developed in  population-to only nine millions while in thc  same measure of time the counlry to thc south  developed in population to 120,000,000? "If  they only knew" would seem lo applv from the  very beginning., .. ~  Hon. T. A. Crcrar, formerly Minister of Agri-  fiill ire in Sir Robert Border. Union Gov "*���������������������������������������������'���������������������������  reuit; now. thc acknowledged' ijador of the NJa-  iMnal Progressive Parly; 'by ihe farmers-and  others���������������������������regarded as Canada's next Premier; in  his confession of faith published in MacLean's  Magazine for February, gives an inkling of wh.-il  is and has been on the minds of ,lhc great mass  of thinking Canadians when he savs: "What is  responsible for the disappointing growth of our  population revealed al each census and for .an  annual exodus which reaches appalling dimensions for a new country, unless a wrong economic system? We believe that Canada, like  othcr countries, has certain basic capabilities; in  our case thcy lie in. thc direction of "the production of grain, livestock, lumber and minerals,and  our greatest chances.of permanent prosperity lie  m concentration upon those particular lines/  But,the protectionist, policy, which both the  historic parhe* Iwvp sponsored and maintained  si nee 1878, has loaded and weighed down( those  r.a'iir:i!..:������������������c!i!Ftries.with thc burden of sustaining  a long siring of; secondary and artificial industries wnjch are often merely of (he fabricating  type and arc also often dependent on foreign  countries for their raw material. These artificial industries M\c drained labor from the land  and are largely responsible for thc serious rural  depopulation which is now visible.  - "There is great lamentation about the amount  oi our imports and lhe slate of the exchange, but  uic! not bc lorgollen lhal raw materials for  manufaclurers comprise a large part of our  j.nports     Docs anyone think our "fiscal position  on i    y  i   ������������������"r. ,nil,0}'ls  J'a*' exceed our exports  and we havc to send millions vcarlv abroad to  pay interest owed to external creditors fop bonds,  norioages and other forms of investments!   The  ' tl^J^tJJai.Ats,.a.nat|on,^c^u, noUiopc-to-reac-h-  stable  economic, basis  until  a  change in  our  gives ircer play fo our natural in-  il sh  our  a  fiscal system  d us tries  Good Municipal Government  CJV1-C +  I DE  der tvtfjkg b  enaer  ^     reak no ribs  .   .   -~ .  w ~th you, m^ht I^'down,  ^���������������������������L Wbert nepci >fctt oOerkefcrkisNit  Deri'ding ibe wbble 4:.  ch&p 1 mean.  + who  sneers -���������������������������  When pvgtib of CIVIC PRISE k<  j^sr  e bean  .������������������_vv._^^:;*.^.  !'^S3JKWa  "*1  VOU  L.IVE  SS^Sf-  w*tMlmr  ESTABLISHED 1872  V  ws  ."'"���������������������������if'   t->:S.  1.   "S!l  I" 2- ?.?  31  \1 'Ssf^3  ' ^i'1 UiJJ^ W n  ' w-"JJ_^is3v'-'Jss___  'fm\M,i  VV!NN!PEOjj=������������������!������������������~;  O F r--1C __.==^==  tfkW  ���������������������������IjtKijMUmaSKJKsiZ  - If a promising opportunity should  come, to you this year requiting ,a  payment ot" $1,000, what would your  position be?: Yet a small weekly saving Cor the last five ycars would have  given - you that thousand . dollars,  ready to make money for you and  available by the mere writing of a  cheque.. Start .today. "Another five  years will soon go by.  OF HAMILTON  J.NO. SMART, Local Manager  E_Vl>teRHY, B. c.  A MEASURE  OP PROTECTION  FOR a small fee, insigni-  ficsnt when compared  with the value you place  on your deeds, documents  and other papery, you can  obtain protection for your  IGCirities and veined articles by renting a Safety-  Peposit-Bo:: in the vaults  of this 3ank.  PAMi OF MONTREAL  JElfrablkshed over J 00 years.  fnderby Branch  . Total Assets in excess of $500,000,000.  J. JS. Leslie, Manager  for a-'PcJiciows cup of T^* or  Coffee try th^ Mwfs  carrie4 Ipy us  o  liaj]  any  district rc-  lie hospital  Or n skaling rink fund. Wc sec manv objections  lo such an-appeal being made. A ska tin,, rink is  not a hospital. Ii' it is to be built il should bc  by the city itself and its citizens. And before anv  move js inadc in this direction a dulv organized  association should bc formed, i'or the'issuancc of  stock, backed by our businessmen and  who would sec to the proper handling  and.all business connected therewith. *  Possibly a public meeting to consider the pro.  jeel would be in order.    Now is the lime to act  -Nothing can be gained bv  or winter.  waiting  others  of funds  until nexl fall  A tcntion   ,������������������  ca led   to    the   report   of Mavor  ,md^Pr,^^",,,l,l(i,���������������������������,.,>S,, work or tho Iwsl vcar/re-  s     ^1 7,,,,ilhc '?mn,nl    H���������������������������"^ siulemciit  l.iM hssurd by the c/ly on another page of thc  ii.. i i- i i" . . ^^^"C"! report indicates  .atfnderby has been well governed, and would  im.N hear out the general remarks made in the  Canadian Municipal Journal: "The year jusl  closing," says lhe Journal, "has bccn lor municipal Canada a thorough test for good governmcnl  inasmuch as it has been the vear in which much  was expected in tlie way of town improvements with little money to carry them oul. Like  [he individual lhc cost of local administration  has increased, two-fold, but unlike the individual  the aulhonlics have nol ben able to use ways  and means to increase the income, without st'roii"  protest from the citizens themselves. The "conse^  quence is lhat thc task of administering to our  municipalities has been an exceptionally difficult  one this year. And yet such has been the deter-  mmation of and the ingenuity shown by the councils that on the whole thcy can not onlv show  good balance sheets but' improved public works.  It may bc said even that the nminicipal administration oi Canada for thc vear 1920 makes a better showing lhan that of manv private corporations, considering the lack of opportunity to increase the rales or to borrow on the part' of the  councils and the opportunities through increased  profits of the private corporations  PulJc or package; excellent in.quality and right in price  The new Robin Hood Flour is better than ever  PUftCaU ������������������>FOSf Enderby's Quality Grocers  Auto  airs  Yon make a big rnistnko if you wait For the auto season  to open to havc your machine overhauled. NOW IS  THE TIME, and THIS IS THE PLACE- Wo can  gh'c you the service that satisfies. ������������������  Jas. McMahon & Son        Enderby  KING EDWARD  A name that stands for the betst in hotel service  King Edward Hotel    ZTSUS1**"      Enderby  Counter Check Bboks.'S������������������aw.  by your home printer at a saving to you, Mr. Merchant. /$  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 1921  OKANAGAN   COMMONER  Report of Mayor Barnes  on Municipal Work ot 1920  To the Citizens of Enderby:  I beg herewith to present the Auditors' Report, with attached statements therein referred to, also the Report of the Medical Officer of Health,  for the year 1920.  ������������������ The finances of the City in year 1D19 showed a remarkable recovery  from the effects of the war conditions thereto To re prevailing; and' the position0 attained  during the' year now under  review  is  more  favorable  still.  1. Sinking Fund. The annual instalment due to- tho Sinking Fund has.  I ���������������������������nen paid in full, together with a further sum of $750.00 to cover interest  charge-i and apply on thc deficit. The City is in the fortunate position of  having no debentures to fall duo for many ycars to comn, while the sinking  fund, which is computed on a 4 per cent basis, is earning interest at'tho  rate of (5 per cent; this increased interest, being added to our investments  year by year and thus* compounded, will aid  imperially, as time passes, in  bringing the fund up to par.  o  2. Current Revenue. Receipts on current tax account approximate 77  per cent of the entire levy;-and'the total tax collection is nearly $4,000.00  in excess of that of last year. Water rate collections, also, have been good,  exceeding those of last year by about $400.00. In this connection, it may be  stated that since the change made a few years ago in the by-laws governing, whereby the City ceased to sell water us a commodity, to tenants and  others, and placed this service on a taxation basis, making it a charge on  Me property to which .water is supplied, all loss of watcr rates has been  avoided, and at the present time there is not a single dollar of these rates  in arrear, a complete clean-up being made at each half-yearly collection.  3. Health Department. It will be noted from the statement of receipts  and, disbursements tihat the whole of the amount. expended in connection  with, the quarantine of the Union" Hotel, in the early part of the year, has  been repaid to the City. ".*"  With the aid of the grant made by the Council last year, and the generous  assistance  of the pujntlic, the directors of the Enderby General Hospital  have-becn enabled to add lo the capacity aad convenience of that useful institution.        .The    Board'   of    Directors    are   to   be   con-grata1,ated on the  ..V very  satisfactory  outcome  of their self-denying  and   public-spirited  labors,  and it is earnestly to be trusted that our citizens will  continue to support  . - . -   *t .   i>  tliem in their efforts. " ������������������ .  u ���������������������������<���������������������������-      4.    Streets and Sidewalks.    During the past -year" the proposals which 1  had laid before you in year 19*19 for the construction of a permanent form  'of sideNyalk to replace the plank-walks, which, in every Quarter of .the City,  are, falling into serious disrepair, have been given a trial, some 960 feet b������������������  <. shale sidewalk, 5 feet,'wide, surfaced with sand and curbed with, cement,-  having been-built, on George-Street. This experiment,'so far, appears to  have'resulted very satisfactorily, and to have" met with'.-the "general approval  of our citizens.    Tho cost, as shown in the statement of disbursements, was  ���������������������������: - $902.74| or about 94c per lineal foot. c I strongly recommend that this mode  ' of-construction be adopted in all future sidewalk building. It is' dry, affords  a':safe footing for pedestrians and is, to all intents.and purposes, everlasting;  ' and its adoption throughout the City would practically-.do away' with all  _expehse_Lfor the  future  for  sidewalk maintenance. -  Under the  Highways  Act, i-passed  by  the- Legislature  during  the' past  ' yyea'r, tlie Vernon Road",   Belvedere Street and the tower Salmon Arm Road  "will,be ..classified as.JJa Primary._High.way, and'will in future, he cared for by.  .the Provincial   Government.������������������������������������������������������ George 'Street,"-Knight   Street  aiid  the7 Upper  - ...Salmon Arm .Road .which, under the Act, will be'classified  as. a..Secondary  Highway," and-,oi_"which. during thc year, some.much-needed work, has-been'  done, at a cost of ������������������740.71,-will remain in the 'hands of the City; but it is  expected, that there will be some assistance from the Government in meeting the cost of-improvement. and-maintenance.     -    _ .   .    -   '.   -���������������������������-'"-  Several other of the City streets are urgently hv need  of. grading and  .    s ravelling;  and, owing .to tho very great increase of wear and tear .on all  our thoroughfares owing, to the" increased  and  increasing motor-t-raiSc,  the  Question  of  road  construction. and  upkeep  demands,  and  will .continue  to  .demand, considerably morc attention than it has in tho past. .     _   _  The  mode in which  road and  sidewalk  construction  is to bo'financed  ' is  a Question  for your very  serious  consideration.  " To  pay for this  work  nut cf current revenue would involve exceedingly heavy taxation;   to-meet  '.. .it-by. the issue of debentures would  increase  the "City's-obligations,-which  - 'we should  all  much regret to  do,  but it  would   spread  the  burden "over  a.  term of years, so that it would be less severely felt. The decision, ."subject  lo the concurrence' of the,Government, will, of course, rest-with you.  - The heavy and increasing cost of school maintenance is. the most serious  problem at present confronting.you. Your Mayor aud Council have lost no  opportunity during the last few years of drawing attention, both directly and  indirectly, to the gravity of the position in this regard; and as the result  of these efforts, there is some hope that action may be taken by the Govern--   nient_during_the.jiresent_ycar_tp_.Rive^_.tjh.c^_relief so urgently needed.    It is  our opinion that education is, properly, a national matter, and that the  Dominion should co-operate with the Province in taking this crushing burden entirely off the shoulders of the municipalities.. Tho municipalities are,  as it were, the vital organs of tho Province, and for the sake of our country  at large, they must be given conditions under which they can healthfully  carry on their functions, and thrive and develop.  My acknowledgments are due to the Board of Aldermen for their  efficient work and for the pleasant and harmonious relations which have  prevailed between them and myself throughout thc year as well as during  my previous terms in the chair.  1 also, wish to say that I appreciate the confidence reposed in me by  you, the citizens of Enderby, throughout my tenure of oflice as your Chief  .Magistrate, and to thank you for the honor conferred in re-electing me to  preside over your civic interests during tho coming year.  Respectfully submitted, FRED Jl.  BARNES,   Mayor  Enderby, B. C, January 10th, 1921.  The Practical Work of a Mining School.  tl) Mining students ready to go underground ttt * coal mine near Sydney,  LS. .'���������������������������"'"  (2) Students examining the great landslide at Turtle Mountain, Albert*.  wages and  thus acquire at least ii  Not very many years ago a great  many, people looked on an education  It the University as unnecessary and  perhaps even, harmful   for a young;  man proposing to' enter business  or  Manufacturing.     The old professions  ���������������������������f Law. Medicine    and.   the Church  were,-of   course, different, and: demanded college training; but fitness  ��������������������������� for success in even the-greatest  in-  . flustrial, or engineering - undertakings  - .was commonly supposed to be -best  gained by apprenticeship in, an,off ice  or works, and the boy who left school  ������������������t fourteen to run errands and sweep  ������������������ut tbe office was often lauded as  having outdistanced his rich neighbor who had "wasted" four or five  .years il learning a lot of theory, and  frith it acquired habits of luxury, and  a sense of his  own, superiority  to  Qtber men. =* .-  The above belief was due in part  to ignorance   of   what   college life  . really'is, and in partjo a failure to  - distinguish between the old ahd new  methods   of teaching.     Fortunately,  time has cleared away much of this  misunderstanding and.has proved to  all observant people that nothing can  equal a scientific education as a pre-  ?iaratibn for any branch of advanced  ndustrial work, but it is doubtful if  even now the    public    understands  just what is dene by our Universities  , in- training young men for the Engineering Profession.  Perhaps no clearer illustration of  the  modern methqd  can     be  found-  than in tbe teaching of Mining En-  -e-:"..-f=ring^as-givcn.-for-instance._at.  MeGill.     The.  students   begin their  course in October and spend seven  months attending classes. in Mathematics, Physics, and other fundamental subjects, and in carrying out elementary experiments in the laboratory. Then, after the spring examinations they go to a camp in thc  country, and do practical surveying  for four weeks. This ends their  obligatory work Tor the year, bul they  are urged to spend a* least the main  part of the - vacation iu Machine  Shops or on Surveys or otber en  gineering enterprises, and it i3 significant of the earnest spirit of tho  students  that  fully  80  p.c.  do  this  fair part of the money needed to meet  their next year college expenses.  -  .  The second- year cis similar to tha  first,- except    that '��������������������������� the    work   both  theoretical and practical is" more ad-  variced,"and these first two years are  the same for all Engineering students  no matter what branch-Jof the subject they propose toJpi-actice;.but in  the third year, .they .specialize, and  the minors give a' considerable part  of their time to Mineralogy, Geology,  etc.     The practical work at the end   i*  of this year is still further, special-   pJi  ized and is in,the forhi of a travelling' -'  school..    Sleeping cars 'are chartered  for a month or more, a diner is engaged    when    necessary,    and    tho   l^f*..^...   .....  party    accompanied  by, a professor ���������������������������*&&������������������&$&������������������&  and   a small group of competent in-,  structors, is taken to some important ."  mining "district.      About one-fifth.of  the. time is given-to practical field  Geology���������������������������another fifth    to visits ,to  Ore     Dressing    and     Metallurgical  plants, and the remainder   to actual  visits to mines carefully selected ia"  advance so that the widest possible   f  experience can be gained.    The students go underground, spend    their  time watching, and if possible working, with the regular miners, and each   ,  M ���������������������������__������������������������������������������������������_._.- n.:.!1  day after returning   to -their travel-  .(3) Students^verating a *<><* Pr������������������U  ling home they compare experiences   at fnaeiix. B.t  and write up notes, under direction  of the staff. At one end of the  school proper all of the men are  given opportunities for employment  for the remainder of the summer, in  the mines visited, and thanks to the  broad-mindedness    of   our  Canadian  Mine Managers (many of them oia~  MeGill graduates) the students thus  get invaluable experience, and at the  same time earn very substantial pay.  - The value of this very practical  summer school can only be fully appreciated when the men return to  college for their fourth and final  year, which is devoted to a study.of  the advanced technology of Mining.  Matters which might .otherwise bc  difficult to understand are Q'lickJy  appreciated, the Intordepcndpnce oi  theory and practice arc made clear,  and tbe students complete their  course with a more mature and balanced understanding of their piofes  aud. at tbe same time    earn    food [sional    duties    and    responsibiliUaa  than could possibly  be'attained    by  any  amount  either  of  study  or  of,  practical work laken alone.  This.Mining Field School was instituted at MeGill over twenty year*  ago ^and has since been- carried on  without interruption, e.vcept that it  Stas^urfaile"d=duringHhe=warf===Th���������������������������������������������  extent of ground covered may be  gathered from the fact that British  Columbia has been visited no, less  than ten times. Nova Scotia six, Newfoundland twice, Michigan and other  United States mining districts three  or four - times, while Cobalt, Porcupine, Sudbury and other nearer mining fields, arc almost always touched  on the way to more distant parts.  The illustrations which accompany  this article have been chosen to show:  the lighter side of thc excursions, and'  it is needless to add that no part of  the course at MeGill is more popular*  thau thc "Alinia* Trips."  $50 to $5,000  A YEAR FOR UFE  A CANADIAN GOVERNMENT ANNUITY PROVIDES3 IT  t+  ���������������������������No better life investment available  ���������������������������No better security obtainable  ���������������������������Cannot be seized or levied upon for any cause  ���������������������������Will be replaced if lost, stolen or destroyed  ���������������������������Not affected by trade depression  ���������������������������Free from Dominion Income Tax        *   ,  ���������������������������No medical examination required  Anyone over the age of 5 years resident or domiciled in Canada  may purchase.  Any two persons may purchase jointly.  Employers may purchase for their employees���������������������������school boards for  their teachers:���������������������������congregations for their ministers.     '   .   ���������������������������  Apply to your postmaster; or write, pottage free, to S. T. Bastedo, Superintendent of Annuities, Ottawa, for new booklet and other information desired.  State sex and age last birthday.  ��������������������������� ���������������������������  ��������������������������� ������������������  ..  ��������������������������� ���������������������������'  ������������������������������������  ���������������������������������������������  *44++'H***++<^*+++**++**++********'M'*+++'|hMmM'+**'������������������  W. J. LEMKE  W.M.  A.F.&A.M.  Em.erby Lodjre No. 40  i<i>friil:ir meetinprn fiist  Tfiur.sdny on or after tlie  full moon at 8 p. m. in Masonic Hall. Visiting  brethren cordially  invited  C. H. REEVES  Secretory  ENDERBY   LODGE  No. 35. K. of P.  Meets 1st & 3rd  Monday eve  in Masonic Hall.   Visitorscor-  dinlly invited to attend.  G. A, RANDS., C. C  H. M. WALKER. K. R. S  R'. J. COLTART. M.F.  ^ C. SEALING, B. A.  Barrister, Solicitor,  Notary Public.  INSURANCE  Bell Blk. Enderby, B.C.  EUREKA LODGE NO 50.  I. O. O  Meets every Tuesday evening at 8  o'clock. Visiting brothers cordially  invite...  W. A, KUSSELL, N,G. D. K. GLENN,V.G.  H. A. TEECE. Sec.  COAL  I   will   have   a   regular   supply   on  hand.     Orders   left   at   the   Enderby  Hardware     Store     (Oppertshauscr's)  will receive prompt attention.  ANDREW   BROWN Enderby  STRAY   NOTICE  Two bay horses, one white face and  two white feet, have been on my place  since tho early part of fall. Brand  U O on left hip and A on right should^  er of 'white  face.    No brand  on  bay.  LOUIE   NARCISSUS.  cl23-5    "' Enderby Reserve.  ATTENTION!  I wish to announce to the public  that r have started a general dray ing.  and teaming business and am open  to clo any kind of work in that line  at reasonable rates. Prompt attention given to your orders. Phone 63.  J. A. MORRISON.  Notary Public  Insurance "and General Agent  JAS. DICKSON  Bell Block Enderby  *Cf OKANAGAN COMMONER  ������������������ THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 1921  a x v. a a a s? a x jc x a a x a a x  y        church services        x  mr   mr   mr   mr   mr   mr   sr mr   mr   ts   mr   mr   mr   mr   mr   mr  it   ft   st   sS   st   st   st ft   st   st   st   st   st   st  st    st  BAPTIST   CHURCH  Sunday   School   and   Bible   Class  at  10 a.m.    Everybody invited.  ^rETHODJST CHURCH  Pastor;'Capt. Rev. J.  G.  Gibson.  Sunday-at  11  a.m..  Prayer  Service.  Sunday School at 2.30 p.m.  Ashton Crock at 3 p.m.  Evening Service at 7.30; subject,  "Heavenly Vision."  Everyone cordially invited to all  ihesc services.  ST. ANDREWS  CHURCH  Minister:   Rev.   John   W.   Stott,  II.  A.  .Morning   at   11���������������������������"The   Third   Heati-  tude."    Sermonette,    "The    Wolf   and  Our  Protector."  Evening at  7.30���������������������������"Stewardship."  Sunday  School at 10 a.m.;   Hullcar,  at 3 .p.m  Cut Out the  Militarism  Last week a delegation of officers  headed by Col. Flick and Col. Kirk-  patrick and Major Martyn, of Victoria  went before the Provincial Govern- j  ment and told premier Oliver that B.  C. has a complete military organization so far as staff officers go, but no  privates, as men cannot be induced !  to   enlist,  and   they  wanted   the  Gov- j  ANGLICAN CHURCH ���������������������������St. Georges  Minister, Dr. Robertson  Sunday.    Gth    Feb.,   Quinquagesima.  S a.m., Holy Communion.  11 a.m., Mattins & Holy Communion  7.30 p.m ..Evensong; offertories for  Foreign Missions.  Wednesday, Oth Feb., Ash Wednesday���������������������������:S a.m., Holy Communion; 11 a.  m.,  Mattins ���������������������������and  Litany.  CATHOLIC  CHURCH  There  will   be   Mass   in   the   U.  Hall next Sunday at 10.30.  F.  X  NORTH  DEEP CREEK  ���������������������������    sr    sr    sr   sr   sr    sr    sr    sr  ,    js    js    .#. js    rs    rs    js    *.  Mr. W. Fortune has his woodsaw  humming. ,.  Mr. I-Iarrie is busy getting.out logs  for his new house.  Mr. Bennelto is getting ready* to  put up a new barn.  Mr. Raymond Andersen was a visitor to Loon Lake last week. ,  Everyone  had   a  good   time  at  the ornment to grant them enough money |  hockev   dance-Fridav   night. s0   that   lhcy   cou,(l   >irovule   "^"i  Quite   a   number   from    Grandview jmei,ts  for  nieri  t0  enllst umler  lhem j  took in the dance Friday night. -uul  traln-   -To  the credlt 0f rrQm��������������������������� I  Miss Wood, from Grandview, is vir-  oliv01, bc itsiM' Uiat hc tol(1 UlC ,lc,-"i  iting  Miss  Piggott  for  the  week-end.,'  Miss Hooper, of Deep Creek, is  leaving for the Old Country on Tuesday.  Quito a number of Deep Creekers  are getting out posts, poles and their  winter harvest.  Miss Charlish was having her first  experience on skates on Saturdaj".  There were no soft spots on 'the ice.  Mrs. Jamieson, of Deep Creek, held  a pleasant At Home  last Wednesday;      MosL   usc!'u]   .���������������������������-.<.     helpful    in  afternoon, some 20 ladies being pres- j ]<ccpjng  an   accounting  oi'  your  ent- k.ailv   doings���������������������������little    events   in  The     Soldiers*    Settlement . Board   >j|'c\]iai  wjj| be, helpful  lo refer  was   hard   at   work   up   this   way   last   ^~  :     j^icr voai'S  week' pushing   "Lizzie"   out   of   the i  snow. j     Desk size or pockel size; each  Miss Joan Enock visited Mrs. David  i]IJed   with   useful   information,  egation  that  the  Government  needed  the  money for othcr purposes.  ~  H  o'you keep.  Masciuerade at Grindrod,  Feb. 11th.  Good  prizes. i'3-lp  X  Masquerade   ball,   Mara   Hall.   Feb.  25th.    ''Everybody   come. e.o.w.  sr  rs  Benefit dance, at Mara Hall, March  17th. . c.o.w.  X  Valentino  Tea,  on  Feb.   12th.  Keep  the dale open.  ^j "Watkins  on  Tuesday last,  returning J and ready for quick .reference.  A. Reeves.  COM  NG    EVENTS -.,.      ,        . .     _. _i.nr,..  ,   ���������������������������_    ,.      t,! to  hcr  home  m  Deep  Creek  the   fol  AU ads under this head, 15c lino 5'  ,  lowing dav.  X  Druggist and Stationer.  ENDERBY  .-* '  airs. T. D. Jefferies and Mrs. J. E.  McPherson will receive at the home  of their parents,- Mr. and Mrs. A. E.  McPherson,- on Tuesday, Feb. Sth.  from 3 to 5.  -ENSERBY'    OPERA     HOUSE  ' '  SATURDAY,  FEB.   oth ' -  Topics   of  the 'Day,   Sunshine  Comedy,   "A   Schoolhouse   Scandal:   "The  Hour   of   Romance,"    featuring   June  Caprice.  Show starts at S.30 p.m.  Prices, 35c and  15c. -  CARD   OF  THANKS  y?m0k--zJmm^%  We desire -to express . our deep  feeling of thankfulness to the friends  im tl. Knights for their great kindness  and sympathy shown unto us in so  many ways in the hour of our deepest  sorrow. MRS.S.   O.   SKEJIE,  and   Children.  Want Ads  3c a word first insertion, 2c a 'vord each insertion thereafter: 2jc minimum charge; 10c extra  where cash docs not accompany orJfr.  AVE have a limited quantity of timothy hay at $.'15 a ton nnd straw at  ?o   a   load���������������������������at   the   stack.     F.   I-Ias-  .   sard,   Enderby. l"3-2c  The regular- monthly meeting of  Deep Crock Local. U.F.B.C.. is on  Saturday night���������������������������the first Saturday  in- each month.  Mr. Robert Coristine. an old resident of the district, returned from  Vancouver last week, and is the guest  of 'Mrs. J. W. Watkins.  lir. and Mrs. D. L. Watkins and  Miss Charlish wore visitors at the  home of Mr. and Mrs. Lawson Stroulger. oi.' Grandview Bench. last Sunday'  The hockey boys heat the Grand-  view -Bench team at their, match- at  Deep Creek, and are looking forward  to giving them a chance on their own  ice soon. ' ^   '  The petition for the ��������������������������� tri-week service was signed cheerfully by the  residents. A number morc boxes  will be taken if" we get "the service  asked for. v  Tlie young people of Deep Creek  sp^/it a very enjoyable afternoon on  the skating rink last Saturday, and in  the evening held a social dance in the  school house.  Miss Gladys Charlish returned to  Deep Creek on Friday evening, after  spending a verv- enjoyable holiday  with  her aunt,  Mrs. A.  D.  Stroulger, J Present three great truths  of "The Benches." j    Ilere  a   -  We are v.-ondoring-if the Okanagan  double duty.  Telephone  Company  finished  with  us j     Agents for 20th  Century and  Semi  when   its   representative   got  our   signatures   for  :.tuck.    There  is  no  sign  of anything being done yet.  UJ___s_!i������������������_  WHAT   EVERY   MAN   MUST   WEAR  is ready for every man. It is hardly  possible in this limited space to do  credit to' this stock of  MEN'S  FURNISHINGS  To say that there is a great variety  ���������������������������great beauty and  fine Quality  is- to  dollar  can  be  made  to  clo  Whatever your Hardware needs, we can supply  them. Everything for the. lumberman. Everything for the farmer. Everything in tools for the  mechanic or the home. Our line of shelf goods is  complete, and in heavy goods we carry as complete  a stock as can be found in the Valley.  McMAHON&MACK  HEAVY    AND    SHELF    HARDWARE  PLUMBING    AND    FITTING  Quality goods at family-trade prices: this is our motto in  "business. You will find it in practice in each of our departments: Groceries, Feed, Flour, Men's Clothing, Shoes  ITS J?   7      Men's Clothing, Boots & Shoes  ���������������������������   JLJ? L������������������~m*&-4   Groceries, Etc.      Enderby '  THE   EXPERT  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^ ths trouble to you.  And WHEN your car goes out of our  garage, you know that-it has had con-"  siderate   and   skiillf ul   attention.  .'ANTI-FREEZE���������������������������Now is the time...to  fill your radiator with alcohol and  glycerine, tlie only safe and sure antifreeze solution. The cost of filling is  very small compared with tho cost at  repairing "one frozen radiator.  RAND'S GARAGE  ENDERBY  -yrm ^X'SSFS^X TShorthorn-llolfilorn  cow; fivo-years-old; just fresh; a  heavy milker: with or without calf.  Also fall wheat in sheaf. Apply, 12.  Shnto.  Mabel   Lake  Road.       f3-2p  WANTED���������������������������From 1st March; woman  to coo!% I'or from 2 to f) men, on J  fruil ranch three miles from town, j  St'jidy position and good wagi..-. lorj  rinht p:M'ty. Further information;  from Vernon Orchards, Ltd.. Ver-j  non,  I..C . .      "  ic  FOR   SALK Fiv-room   brick   cottage  with ci'ineiit basement; furnace-;  ln\;!!"l: bath: ln������������������t and cold water;]  two acres land; good orchard and j  uanli"i. l'ric<.' nnd i'.-nns n'.-isonanlc;. |  10.  flarrap. J27-2p j  INCUBATORS  BROODERS  Wc have tlie largest and  most complete stock of 7'oul-  try Supplies and Equipment  in British Columbia. We  offer only the best. Buy  from us and save money.  Discount   to   Soldier   Settlers.  CATALOGUE   FREE  A.I.Johnson & Co.  844 Cambie St.        Vancouver, B.C.  STRAY KL��������������������������� Holstein heifer; has  b"fi on our place three months.  Owner can have same by paying  advertising   and   feed   costs.     Kisby  & Ellington.  .12  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. j  j20-4p  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.   Desire    is    the   engine   of    Destiny  ��������������������������� but the engineer is Prayer.  GE������������������.  R.  SHARPE  Wholesale   ancl   Retail   Butcher  Enderby, 13. C.  ' Ready Clothing.  Enderby Supply Co;  For (he. balance ol". lliir, week  we will offer tiny oi' our Fancy  China, Toys, Dolls," Games iind numerous other odd lines at the above  discount.  Many   things   suitable   for   Birthday  Gifts included.  WILSON'S  thk  ro J* [jr.Art  vaiuhtv storm  Postofhce one  door  East  EN-DERBY.  B.C.  YOU   CAN  SERVE  A  FINE   DINNER  from soup to dessert with our canned  and bottled table delicacies, foods  and relishes., And it will >e 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 thc housewife's time  and strength for other duties. Try  It and you will repeat the experiment  often.  Teece & Son       Phone 48    Flour, Feed & Groceries  To Our Patrons; ������������������  We beg- to call your attention to our statement in red ink  printed across the Electric Tight .Bill which you receive. "Jf not  paid within thirty days from cate lights will be cut off."  We expect to enforce this, and ask vour co-operation to  make-it unnecessary. OKANAGAN SAW MILLS, Ltd  *mn  How  If your eyesight is poor, you are  not living your life efficiently; you  cannot.  Start NOW, by securing the best  possible aid for your eyes���������������������������KOURY  GLASSES.  Your glasses will be ready in m  short time if you let us make the test  now.  ������������������3TEvery Thursday afternoon in  Amstrong.  n.Jfl.Roury  aewciier $f Optometrist  Enderby, 13. C  ff so we can help you out.  We carry a good line of Jams a nd Marinaladeysj at  reasonable  prices.  Try a tin of Keiler's Old Country Marmalade.  Fleishman's Yeast every T uesday.  DlinCan  BrOS. Enderby's Quality Grocers  The  wayfarer,   the  story  goes,   noticed this epitaph:  "Just read this as you pass by:  As. you   are   now,,so   once   was   I;  As   I   am   now,   so   you   shall, be,   *  Trust in  the Lord  and  follow  me."  The -wayfarer, evidently from Missouri, fastened this below:  "To follow you Lam not content,  For I  no not  which way you went."  ���������������������������Washington Times.  FOR SALE  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  jl3-4p Enderby, B. C.

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