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 777$? >  .Pi  0mm0ntf  IN WHICH IS MERGED THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY.  Vol. 14, No. 2, WHolc No. 677.  THURSDAY, MARCH 24, 1921  Subscription, $!3  Plain Talk to House Committee  on Municipal Taxation Needs  x xx^NDERBVBR^xxx'United Farmers Present  a anxxxxxxxxxxx  For some months the only answer  "given by Premier Oliver to the reprt  sentatives of thc Municipalities of the  Province has been, in effect* "The  Province is as hard up as the municipalities; we can do nothing for you.  Go home and keep your expenses  witliin your means."  But it has been pointed out most  forcibly of late that the Province is.  appropriating various taxes' levied upon citizens of the municipalities,  which in every other province in the  Dominion are alloted to the munictp  "(2) That owing to the immense  area and geographical peculiarities of  the Province, the cost of administration is large beyond all comparison  with the size of its population, with  the result that the revenues are not  sufficient to meet our needs;  " "(3) That by reason bf this fact the  Provincial Government alleges that it  has been compelled to appropriate to  its own use revenues which in other  provinces are devoted to the upkeeo  of the  Municipalities;       " ~  "(4) That   the (Municipalities   are.  in   consequence,   unable   properly   to  meet   their  responsibilities,  their  &.'-  ministration   being  carried   on  under  ....     _,___._ T   !continual difficulty and anxiety, then  ���������������������������ahties to enable them to carry on.    In legltimate development retarded, -and  other   words,   the   Provincial   Govern-!that such revenues as they have are  ment, having expenditures far beyond  its -'revenue, has had to misappropriate moneys that should go to the  municipalities, thus leaving the municipalities in a condition of bankruptcy. ' ������������������  But the Government promises the  municipalities something soon, if they  will stop the agitation for- better treatment���������������������������yes, Premier Oliver. says the  towns shall have a share of the booze i  ; money   when   Moderation  conies" into  * force.    When.  However, to this uncertain promise,  obtained by placing an unjust and unbearable  burden  on  the  land;      e.  '   "(5) That from the consideration of  Good morning! Procrastination is. a  corpse that does not know it is dead.  Lambert & Wells, of Grindrod, pui-  chased a Fordson tractor last week  from Geo. A. Randsn  The many.fiiends of the Rev. Mr.  Stott will regret to learn that he is  confined to his bed by serious illness.  If Enderby is to have a covered rink  next winter or any winter, its citizens  must build it. And if eventually why  not now?   ,.-.'���������������������������  Auctioneer Mat Hassen will hold  an auction sale, on Saturday, the 2Mb  of the household effects, stock, etc.,  of Robt. Carson.-  Mrs. Shagoon and children joined  her husband in Enderby this week,  Mr.  Shagoon  being  machinist  at  the  these ' facts   the   conclusion   emerges . Okanagan Saw  Mills  that   the    Provincial    Government   is  fully .entitled  to such an increase  in  the subsidy received from' the Domi.>  ion as would enable it to relinquish to  the   Municipalities   si.ch   revenues   as  by right of origin belong to them, and  which   in  other  provinces  of-Canada  "The -Life of thp  Party" in Enderby'i and --that   work''should   be :done   by that reservation.  are received by them " '     ' "  ��������������������������� " _.'...  If tlie heat wave that has been prostrating the East the^past few days is  coming* this way, there'll be a fall in  winter clothing by the week-end.  "Fatty" Arbuckle is  to  be  seen  in  Resolutions to Government  Representing   the   interests   of  the;placed under the Workman's Compen-  Uriited Farmers of British Columbia,  W. F. Laidman appeared before the  House Committee on Agriculture on  the 18th and submitted a list of resolutions ffassed at'the annual convention of that organization.  The United Farmers are recom-  mending to the committee that the  government be asked to provide for  the establishment bf a hydro-electric  commission- to develop power and  light in" the North" Okanagan district  and other parts of the "Province. ' ���������������������������  Recommendations in connection  with roads include suggestions that  men be appointed to watch the roads  during the spring freshet, that graders be used frequently in order to prevent    washouts;   that   all   gravel  be  sation Act.    Mr.' Laidman stated that  the farmers  were unanimous on  this_  point. -  The Oriental "question was again  raised, Mr. Laidman pointing out that  in ^iew of the coming Imperial conference - it was' desirable to have  someone thoroughly acquainted with  the problem in British Columbia ap- "  pointed to #the personnel of any commission invited to. the conference.  Rural, credits onJ the amortization  plan are- urged, to enable farmers .-  with limited means to proceed- jvith  the development of "their property.-  '. Application is made for the cancellation of the Spallumclieen Indian Re-"  serve, which" contains thousands of  acres  and  hems  in  the  town  of Ee- ���������������������������-  screened or crushed; that a certain I derby. It is pointed out-that the de-  -oroport.on of the appropriation for ! velopment of the district'is sadly han-  roads be set aside for permanent im-! dicapped "through present conditions,  pro'vement,   such/as   hard .surfacing, and-that there are few Indians left on  B. C. Pioneer Gone  Mrs.  John'L.   Burnham   was^ealled  on'April ��������������������������� 11th, and every kid. in the  district is .saving his. nickles to be  there. ��������������������������� This is said .to be "Fatty's"  best.  The   chain   teas   which   have   been  President   Loutet,    of   the Municipal!J*   ?      ������������������T   V     ,      T? * J?-���������������������������       ^en  by  the  ladies  of  the  Hospital  Union, reples:  "I don't think the gov- devath of her brother, John^Whittam AuxiH       V   tha        t few weel   - ���������������������������e  eminent is fully aware of .the serious- Hodgson,   for  the   past -few   years   a  ness-of the situation'.    We want you  to  realize that  unless  some  relief is  given,  50  per cent^ of the  municipalities are  on  the  road  to bankruptcy.  resident of Lulu Island.' Of' Mr. Hodgson's death the Vancouver "Province  says: ' J   1 -  "His passing leaves another gap in  proving very successful in a providing  funds for furnishing the ^vards and  getting new linen'for the.���������������������������beds, etc.  .  Mrs. I. H. Jones,' who was accused (  contract wherever possible.  _ Exemption from taxation pn sums  above the $1000 now. exempt is asked  in order that "farmers may keep more  stock, own more-implements, and thus  increase production." -  '���������������������������  Another   .resolution, that   all lands  not   comprising   school ' districts   be  Changes -in the game laws so as to  provide more suitable, open seasons  were advocated, and the matter will  be referred to the game- conservation  board. 'It is said .tihat Dr. Baker has_  .consented to tlie changes asked.  " Steps towards tha extinction of gophers  are  asked  for, as  well  as  the  taxable  for school purposes, it being. inauguration   of  some, plan .of. , land-.  pointed out that at presenf there are  large   -"areas     of     revenue-producing  of setting  fire  to."the  Syndica  Hotel j property   upon   which   no   taxes   are  . at "Naramata' some"  weeks, ago,   and paid.' -     .* ~. .  There is no doubt that the land can the ra"idl>' Winning ranks of the real  no longer bear the burden, but, as the Pioneers     Death followed a paralytic | w&g  up  for  brel{minarjr he1irin'g last;  . government *Trom  time  to  time  calls J stFoke   tj���������������������������   ^e   ?ffect of';which  *e! week,  took suddenly ill  in ,the court  upon us to increase our expenditures,;! T,e.Yer ��������������������������� ���������������������������������������������Siined   consciousness.-     Mr.]room;Wt Peilticton   and   die{i   a  few  we have no alternative but to put the Hodgaon was born-in Kingston, Ont.|hour8 later -     ..    .... ^ .  load on tlie land.".    " . -  Vj J������������������lX   2.6... 18������������������1-, J.? J.X_865^h^,_accQin; j ,^The -Pollyannas^'and .'Olympics -met  Regarding    the   proposal   advanced l>ailie<Vllis  m������������������tKer to British ,Colum- (in. a farewelI party at ih(> Drill jjall  ���������������������������    -*.     t_t        t   r������������������- -hi, t ~ ._   -���������������������������������������������-..��������������������������� ���������������������������_.������������������ bia'to join his father, the late Jt. Wa'  bv the  Hon.  J.  IX McLean,  minister   -     ���������������������������   -        . .      .        ' -        ....  ._.���������������������������.._��������������������������� '.       *     *_. "Hodgson,   who.   had* preceded   them.  of  education,   in -his  amendments   to "     ,' .*    .      ,���������������������������    _   .  ���������������������������^ ���������������������������,.    <-. t-    ,   -,  . '.,   , '. .     The   family   lived   in   New  Westmm-  the Public Schools Act that municip-    x _-._._."���������������������������_���������������������������  ,._.      , ���������������������������.���������������������������  .       _.    i    '    * ster and  Chilliwack for a number of  ahties lew a one mill tax to be set  ..... i years,  ancl   finally  moved  to Vancou-  aside as a reserve fund for school use.   ' .    oo_  ,_._.. .      ��������������������������� A    .   ��������������������������� ���������������������������       ���������������������������  ver before the fire of ISSfc.  Mr. ^Loutet   observed:     "A   business    - -,,__." _._    ,  ,.,_.    .     j,. j,     ,     - *   . i      There are  left  to  mourn  his  loss  which   is ..headed   toward  bankruptcy _ ,     ., ��������������������������� *     .  two    brothers,    George - H.   of   Arm-  _A request is made that farm help.be  clearing and settlement in thS Columbia-Valley, under Government supervision. ,.-- --. ���������������������������.' "'-������������������������������������������������������, - *-;" ' ,  Reduction in freight-rates. Is. the  final, request bf the United J^afmers. _.  Monday* night, in honor - of Matilda  Oakes, one of their number, who is  leaving with her parents for Kelowna  where Mr. ��������������������������� OaUes has been some  weeks. Games were enjoyed, followed by refreshments served by the  girls.    -      .  OM'nUA&Y  and is unable to pay.its current debts  and is behind in its sinking funds, is  in no position to put aside .anything  whatever."     ��������������������������� . .,  ,���������������������������_,,.,_ -���������������������������    , Messrs. p. H. and Jas.  Murphy re-  strong^ and -R.��������������������������� C.   Hodgson   of   the itu:.nod  last  Thursday from, a  trip" to  Hodgson. Plumbing & Heating Co. "of  this city, and two sisters, Mrs. M.' L  ,���������������������������.     ,-    ... _ _. - ��������������������������� x.    a Slayton of Vancouver, and Mrs   J. L  "We don't want the government of _      . , _   .    ,    ��������������������������� ���������������������������  ,      j      ���������������������������,    * Burnham of Enderby."  this- Province to be--dependent upon  the amount of liquor people drink,"  remarked Mr. Loutet. "Besides, we  don't know what the liquor profits  will be as the consumption or liquor  fluctuates."  Mr. F; A. McDiarmid, parliamentary  agent_ of the Union, told the commit-  Midsummer Fair for Mara  The new Local of the United Farmers recently formed at Mara under  the title of the Mara Lake Local, has  not    lost   anytime   in   getting   things  done.    Thanks  mainly  to  the  energy  tee of. the Legislature:  "We want to Qf the secreta,.y> j;H.Blurton, a bifsi-  Mmpress=-you=^with^the^idea^that^the  system 'of land taxation has broken  down and that we have done everything we can do���������������������������everything that is  bad finance. We have camouflaged  our assessment rolls in an effort to  raise money to carry on. We see  nothing but repudiation of indebtedness unless we get a remedy soon.  We have reached a point where we  can not carry on any longer. (j|ir  sinking funds are in arrears $5,500,000  and millions of dollars' worth o'f land  is on our hands. We have $10,000,000  of short-debt paper out and most of  it is hypothecated against tax arrears."  IronwoodJ   Mich.,   whither ' they   were  lieved. that. the one. and "only hope, for,- -    ' j the'world-lay in Jesus" Christ.-not only   .  - - " AS-.t- .���������������������������-r - ��������������������������� S- -'-.. -,-'---._..;,-whose-'teachings and " principles, but"  '-Mrs.^Mary Elizabeth -Rosoman ;-.;whose Body-ami Blood������������������-His very life  Shortly before midnight .on Sunday i_is -'to(_ay being incorporated rin the.  last, at her residence, -Mara, B- C; '.lite of the world���������������������������in every "individual.  there died-Mrs.' Mary Elizabeth Roso-,!as he is able'and.willing to receive it;  ������������������^o������������������ -_,.j^..,r _.* ...__ lo.k t������������������_������������������it Tr.c.0������������������v. ithat thus mortality is being .swal-  man, .widow-of the late Rev.  Joseph        efl    up    of    lmmortality,    corrupt-   .  Edward^ Rosoman: .       -    Ability of incorruptibility; the glorious  Deceased was the only daughter ;of long-expected -Second    Coming ,thus"  the late Rev. Alexander Scott, of Ed���������������������������! spiritually proceeding, and leading on V  ������������������r.^f^r.   ������������������__<_,. t r.T.r.r.Ti   Vntr    ot wi.!,-... to that time when, in the "twinkling  monton, near London, Eng., at wh,ch Qf &n eye��������������������������� tbe final reaHzation> as the  place she.was born in the year 183<, gl^n<  shineth   in   his   strength,    shall,  aiid   sister   of   the   late 'Rev.   Henry burst  upon  the   consciousness   of  all-  called  by the death of their mother.' Scott, of New Zealand.    She was mar-  nations..and..kindred^and peoples and  They   report   severe" weather   c'ond^ried in 1859, and resided successively^Jg^being deadr vet speaketh'      '-  tions  at  all  points  east,  snow  being p.t.     Camborne,     Cornwall,     Shefflel(|w"'I^terment W].jj take  piace at  Mara  piled up in the. streets as one might Yorkshire, and other places to which this (Thursday) afternoon,  expect   to   find "it   in   the   middle   of her husband's  labors ledv him  in the",^ .-;���������������������������; - " -  .winter. ' I course of his ministerial career.   She .HX. XXXXXXXXX XX' X  By an amendment to the Municipal. came   tb'British   Columbia   with .her  4������������������  GflANDVIEW   PENCH  X  XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX  Dan   Cummings.   Alf   Baldwin   and  Valuable Suggestions from Enderby  - In connection with the general discussion and consideration of the  question, the report of the Enderby  delegates on their return from the  conference held at Victoria a week or  two ago, which' was published in The  Commoner last week, was forwarded  to the secretary of the Union of B.C.  Municipalities by the city, supplemented by these suggestions:  "The argument, as Jt appeals to us  here, is: (1) That in spite of the  smallness of its population, British  Columbia is an asset of tremendous  value to the Dominion of Canada.both  by reason of its products and by reason of the fact that it gives access to  the Pacific Ocean, with all the trade  and other advantages which that implies.  ness-1 ike system of collective buying"  has been established, ancl at the last  meeting, held at the home of Major  Feilden, it was decided that a Midsummer Fair and Flower Show would  be held at Mara.  This  is  tho 'first  thing of the  sort  Elections Act, it is proposed to bring husband  and. family in  1893,  settling  the   election  cf  officers  early  in  De-|at   Mara,    whore    her    husband   died  cember of  each year so  the officials' about 18 years ago, and where she re-: Jesse . Tomkinson  were  business  -vis-  may get down to business on the 1st mained to the day of her death. itors to Enderby last Saturday,  of'the new year;  also to make long-1    There  were  nine  children  born  of     George    Baldwin    is    leaving,   this  JeTVefms~forThjnOT 7  elected   for   two years,  part   of   the'vive:   Herbert,   of  Vermillion,   Peace]    Mrs.   Pete    Bradshawe   is    visiting  board retiring each year. River; Percy, of Enderby; Bernard, of relatives in Salmon Arm.  Constable   Bailey   arrested   Victor Armstrong; Owen and Cyril, of Mara;  Johnnie   and   Harry   Edwards   for  be- and Graham, of Enderby.  Mrs.  Rosoman was  postmistress  at  Mara for   27   years,   and* in   spite of  Miss D. B. Woods visited friends in  Enderby last Saturday.  Th% U.. F.   B.   C.   held   a  successful'  meeting at the school house on  Saturday,  the  19th.    After  the  business*  Grindrod   and   Mara   Locals   will   be walk,    and   using    abusive   language'..trances of her family, insisted on re-j meeting refreshments were served by  ing   drunk    and    disorderly   on   the  street  last  Thursday.    They  insisted  held in the district, and, of course, the ft.n   riding   their  horses   on   the   side-1 failing   health    and    of   the   remon  asked to participate. The committee  formed to carry out the preliminary  business, of the Midsummer fair was  elected by ballot, and consists of Mrs.  Jas. Bell, Mr. Cuddy, Mrs. Feilden,  Mrs. J. Landon and Mrs. Rogers.  Machine Gun Trophftt  to the Constable when remonstrated taining the position to the. very last.  with ancl advised to go back to' the She was of a reserved and self-con-  reserve. They were tried before tained nature; communicated her  Magistrate Rosoman on Friday and business affairs to no one���������������������������not even  Johnnie was fined $50 and costs, and the members of her own family; re-  Edwards was sentenced to 6 months sided in her own separate apart-  imprisonment without the option of ments, and in every way maintained  a .fine. her  independence  and  personality  to  the ladles.  ���������������������������We are glad to note that Lawson  Stroulger is recovering after a slight  attack of lagrippe. ��������������������������� ��������������������������� %  A farewell party Is to be held at the  house of Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Lidstone  on Wednesday, 23rd. in honor of our  teacher,   Miss   Woods,    who" has   re-  I     Bishop   Doual   performed   the'   con- the   end;    but   she   was   kindly   and |signed and is leaving for her home in  Mara. Unfortunately, all the larger  trophies had been disposed of, but  two machine guns captured at the  battles, of Arras and Messines were  available, and Major Feilden accepted  these on behalf of the returned, soldiers of the district. These are now  on. the way, and may reach Mara some  time' this week.  About  a  fortnight ago,  Major Fell- firmation    service    in    St.   .George's generously   disposed,   always   anxious  den wrote to Colonel Doughty, at Ot- Church last Thursday evening;  when to help others, and had deep pleasure  tawa, to see if there were any German'five"applicants were received>to the ^jf ^��������������������������� ^ Ter^e 'of  field  guns  or howitzers  available' for Church.     Following   the   confirmation postmistress afforded.  -  service   the     Bishop     dedicated    the      Mrs.Rosoman was well read; to the  memorial  screen erected by the con- last wrote,a fine and facile Hand; had  gregatton to the ���������������������������,*��������������������������� of th. congre- ^C! SSMSSSS-XS  gation   who   paid   the   supreme   sacri- world    affairs.    -But    in   a   character  fice in the Great War.    The reception every   line- of   which    was    strongly  of   the   confirmation   class   into -the marked^ the strongest of all being her  Church   concludes*the   work   of   the religious    f*th.      And,    characterist-  ^"u . ��������������������������� ically, if she ever expressed regret at  Rev.   Dr.   Robertson   in   this   parish, alli   It  was   that  her  faith    was   not  who is leaving in a few weeks to re- stronger.  turn to Scotland.    In the few months She was a devoted adherent of the  Dr.   Robertson    has    been   in. charge "Unity" movement. While reluctantly  ���������������������������                               "T" availing   herself������������������ of    the   alleviations  here   he  has   done  a  splendid  work, which     were     possible     to     medical  and all who have had the pleasure of science, she believed that the true and  meeting him in his work will regret only  healing   power   was   nature,   ac-  that   circumstances   will   not   permit ��������������������������� tuated   by  the   Spirit  of  God.     And,  . similaraly.  she had  no  confidence  in  him to remain in charge. any of the scnemes  of men,  but be-  Victoria on Thursday.  Damage amounting to nearly $5,000  was caused last Tuesday night at  Oyama, when the home of W. H. Rae,  the post office and vacant store, was  burned to the ground. The fire started  about 8.30 in Mr. Rae's home.  While working ,in her kitchen on  the Mutrie Ranch near Vernon.^ on  Saturday, the 5th inst., Mrs. W. Harrison's clothes caught fire. Screaming  she ran from the house, her clothing  ablaze. Her husband, who was pruning nearby, ran to her assistance, but  she was burned so severely that she  died shortly afterwards.  Stirling & PItcairn, Ltd., of Kelowna, pioneer shippers of the Okanagan,  have made formal announcement of  assignment for. the benefit of their,  creditors, stating at the same time  that their assets show an excess over  liabilities to the public of more than  $40,000. OKANAGAN   COMMONER  THURSDAY, MARCH, 24, 1921  ������������������fcanagau Cmmnomt  In which is merged The Enderby Press and W������������������lker'������������������ Weekly  Published  every Thursday at Enderby, B. C,  by the Walker Press,  at  13 per year; $1.50 ������������������ix months.  '���������������������������M. M.  WALKER  In the "Community Interest  (Member of the  United  Typothetae  of America)  Advertising Rates ,  Contract or Regula-r-^-40c a single-coftum'n inch up to  half page;  over half-page, 30c an inch each insertion..  Transient or irregular���������������������������50c an inch; cash to accompany copy to insure publication.  Wainit Ads���������������������������20c per line first insertion, 10c per line  each subsequent insertion. Count 6 words to line.  Local Notices���������������������������20c per line;  Local readers,  10c line.  Cards of Thanks, $1.00.  Water Notices���������������������������150 words and under, $10.00; each  additional 50 words, $1.00. Land Notices, Timber Licenses, Certificates of Imijfrov^ment, $10.00 for 60 day*,  $7 for 30 days.  Legal Notices���������������������������15c per line 1st insertion; 10c per  line each subsequent insertion.  THURSDAY, MARCH 2-1, 1921  Are We Going- Ahead or Sliding1 Back  Several years ago when thc city of Enderby  purchased a dumping ground, provision was  made early in each year to havc a'clean-up day,  when if was customary lor the litter and refuse  ol' winter, in back jrards and on sidestrects to be  gathered up and carted away io thc dumping  ground. Complaint was registered then as it is  today because of the inaccessibility of the dumping ground, bul it was thc best that could be had  at the time, and it is no more difficult today than  it was then,- and it was made use of then as it  should bc now.  In recent years, and particularly this spring,  thc old practice of dumping refuse along thc upper canyon road at the edge of thc city limits has  been revived, and today, within a hundred yards  or so of the city along ihis favorite plcasurcdrivc  arc dumps of every conceivable spring cleanings.  Can wc as citizens of no mean' locality afforo  to wink at this practice and allow it to continue?  Havc wc no civic pride tliat any one of us should  desire to spoil this favorite road for pedestrians  lo the*upper canyon hillsides, when, for a few  dollars, we could have,lhc lefuse hauled away  and, deposited in the place provided by thc cily  to receive it? Surely Enderby cannot.afford to  be less progressive today lhan it was six or eight  years ago..  0 Aside, from this phase of the question, there Is  the matter of thc health of the community that  should bc considered, if not by thc individuals  who would use a public driveway as a dumping  ground, then by the provincial and city police  whose duty il is to prevent it.  Enderby should havc a skating rink for next  winter's sport'. Let's remember the words of onc  who xxscd to say lhat "it docs not take much  strength to do things, but it requires great  strength to decide on what to do."  Now that the United Farmers have decided as  an organization to keep out of politics, it will be  difficult, for some to find a place for them as an  organiza tion in the service of <_ the ��������������������������� community,  and there i������������������ the danger of the movement simmering down into a shadow and blowing away.  Wc sincerely hope this thought will not bc allowed to develop, for we believe there is a service  to the community the organization can perform  and perform better by staying out of politics than  by going in���������������������������a service more important and far-  reaching lhan could be performed through thc  political arena. And in so saying we would not  lead anyone to think that we believe we do  not need representatives of lhe agricultural in*  dustry in our legislatures. Wc need farmer rep-  re^ cntajlives just as much as wc need representatives of other callings and professions. Wc do  not, however, share the opinion of somc that  membership, in the organization should be confined to farmers. For we look upon the movement more as a people's movement than distinctly a faritiers' movement, and wc believe lhe  organization can only achieve permanent good in  the interest of all when if is so considered and  so made use of.  Then why not enlarge our vision with regard  to the United Farmer movement? Why nol increase its scope of usefulness by making if a sort  of League of Communities for the bettering of  local conditions���������������������������something on the lines of the  League of Nations idea? Looked upon in this  light, and moving along on co-operative lines,  wc can sec great good coming out of such an organization, linking up all communities, with the  object of assisting each by and Ihrough the cooperation; of all.  Is not the one.great drawback in all our. community life in thc multiplicity of organizations,  with too many societies overlapping and accom  plishir.g lillle if any good? Arc we not oyei-  organized in every walk of life, and with no organization lhat brings^ townspeople and farmers,  tradesmen and mechanics, professional men and  merchanls,  together under one common head?  Today lhc members of;'one organization are  -striving in their own selfish interest without con-  sidering'thc good of thc other, much the same as  the various nations have striven in the past and  arc striving today. Perhaps lhcy arc, to a very  large extent, using the League of Nalions to advance thc interest-'of one against the other,even  now, bul lhc League will not bc so used long.  When its biggej- usefulness is recognized nations  will discontinue to misuse it. And when wc alter  our perspective with regard to the United Fanners ^movement perhaps wc shall make bigger and  better use of it as an aid to bettering our comnuinitv interests, aU for each and each for all.  Premier Oliver's  Favorite  pass  "Passing the buck" is a game lhal politicians  play. Every politician plays it some, but all are  not successful in the same measure. Premier  Oliver has onc favorite pass \ylikh has enabled  him to get away with aj'air aniount of it, but if  we mistake not the rumblings, lhis pass will not  \sec him Ihrough any morc rough piaccs, and it  will he up to him to give a belter account of himself when hc is again approached-  For somc months  now  the onc  reply of  Uic  .P.r_cmicr___to_._anv__ and .jail,. delegations, appearing  Wc hope thc J3. C. Government will sell liquor  that has "seasoned" with the'Moderation Act.  The longer thcy take to make the law thc greater  thirst pne develops.  Stock Yards ni Coast  before him in connection willi the expenditure ol  puhlic moneys has been, in effect, lhal Hie people  of 13. C. ask for more lhan thcy arc prepared to  pay for. and that lhcy expect thc Government to  do more than lhcy arc prepared to provide the  money for.  The same reply is given by thc Premier with  regard to road work, for schools, for hospitals���������������������������  anything and cverythting that a delegation* may  approach him on. And taxes are going up all the  lime, and Ihe service i.s gelling poorer. The people are lired of h.baring-Ihis plaint ol lhc Premier. The}' look llpon* it as a half -truth that is  as good as V.* full lie.- .The J'people of British Columbia do not ask'more of the government than  lhcy are willing lo pay for. But they do expect  .something for the taxes Ihey are called upon to  pay" and will not be long satisfied with this  raven's ci'v of Honest Jolin.  Ft cost the Province $2,309 to run fire prevention ads in the newspapers in lhe months of June,  July and August last:  No Additional Taxation Powers  Premier Oliver informed a delegation from  Ihc Vancouver city council the olher day that  there was little hopeJof relief Ihrough additional  taxation powers except as a result of the city's  share of thc revenue to he derived from llie sale  of liquor. Thc. delegation asked a share in taxes  levied by thc Province, such as a given to municipalities in every province of thc Dominion except B. C.: substantial share of the personal properly tax; fciir share of lhe provincial income  lax; half lhc proceeds from the.mol'or tax; half  Ihe proceeds from the amusement tax.  One of the niost important matters which has  received consideration by the United Farmers of  B. C, and upon which President Copcland has  becn \yorking a long time, is the establishment  of independent public stock yards at the Coast.  During lhc recent convention at Vancouvei  prominent members of lhc United Farmers met  in consultation with a number of the most influential stockbreeders of the Province to discuss  .tliis_.qucstion._,Jt_3yas .explained.by.-Mr_-_SJracJja.n,_  who presided at the meeting, that Mr. "VV. J.  Elliott, general manager of thc Alberla Farmers'  Live Stock Co-operative Company, of Calgary,  had been gathering information for their use.  Some of Mr. Elliott's suggestions were noted:  First, lhat local organization wao the most important point of all; second, that stock yards  should be located at the mosl important point of  all: and, third, that independent breeders would  bo protected.It was further-pointed out by Mr.  FJJllicl'l that one of tha things thestock-"'breeders  must face is the fact that the proposition-for independent stock yards is not likely to bo a paying one at first. He suggested that the United  Grain Growers -might open an office in British  Columbia, and establish branch stock yards on  the Coasl. He pointed out that many breeders  did not know when their callle are finished, and  said that stockcrs and feeders should be held up  at Kamloops or some other central point-and  sold to cattlemen who could feed them for the  market before forwarding Ihem to the stock  yards. He strongly advised dividing the country  into districts and feeding thc market carefully,  otherwise a heavy run of cattle might result in  Ihe large packers being put in a position to  "pinch" the producer.  I have often been ashed to define the true secret of success. It is thrift  m ail-its phases, thrift as applied to saving. A young man may have many  friends, but he will find none so steadfast, so constant, so ready to respond  to..Jhis. wants,**so capable of pushing him ahead, as a little leather-covered  book, with the name of a bank on its cover. Saving is the first great principle  of all success. It creates independence, it gives a young man standing, it  fills him with vigor, it stimulates him with the proper energy; in fact, it  brings to him the best part of any success���������������������������happiness and contentment. If  it were possible to inject the quality of saving into every boy, we would have  a great many more real men.���������������������������Sir Thomas Lipton.  ESTABLISHED 1872.  II  ���������������������������il  SSSm  i' tMui  ���������������������������tfUMLM M  ���������������������������.aoxr.ni  ICC?  Whether selling, buying or  shipping grain or live stock, the  Bank of Hamilton will take care  of all your financial transactions for you. Careful attention  to detail and courteous treat-  " ment are features of Bank bf  Hamilton service at all times.  BANK QF HAMILTON  JXO. SMART,  Local Manager  ENDERBY, B. C.  J)������������������avtr Board tb.  wHb ������������������(./���������������������������#��������������������������� .fWf  trade-m*rk If on  fft* back of thm  f99*<l jow t>Vf.  jusec|e4 .conveniences  Why not make the farm home more comfortable ? A fet&.panejs of fleaver flow!,  hammer, saw, and. nails, and you'll he surprised at the improvements you can huild- An  extra bedroom* for instance, or a bathroom.  It's easy to do the worfc with this bandy wall  ana* ceiling material, and you're sure of a  permanent result.  ., Next time you're in town, why not come  in and see us >    We carry a complete stock  -of-everything-t'or-building-or-repairing.^Pljone-  us if you' re too busy to call.  HEAVY  McMAftQN & MACK  f   AND   SHEUF    HARDWARE PLUMBING   AND   F  FITTING  f on re<ii pxi cup ol Tea  irij M AlHIN'S (PT  See bur new Spring Hats an<J Caps.  JDUnCan PrOS.        Derby's.QualityGrocers  Zeal is the feeling1 you have before you get the  thing, as compared with "stung," which is your  condition after you get it. e  Some men who are as big as Pike's Peak when  down town arc said to bc as small as a wart on  a pickle when at home with the wife.  Small effort means small success*���������������������������there can't  be anything big achieved without big effort.  A name that stands for the best in hotel service  King Edward Hotel     '&%������������������****      Enderby  Counter Check Books ������������������������������������*&  by your home printer at a saving to you, Mr. Merchant. s������������������  fr  THURSDAY, MARCH 24, 1921  OKANAGAN  COMMONER  Will Endprby Borrow $ 10,000  for Streets and Sidewalks  At. the last meeting of the City  Council, Aid. Coltart, as chairman of  the Finance Commitee, brought up the  question of financing ��������������������������� the proposed  street and sidewalk construction to  be undertaken this spring.  After referring to the report submitted by Mayor,Barnes on the proposed work, Aid. Coltart said in his  memorandum: "The time having  'arrived for .the' striking of the tax  rate for the current year, it is neces������������������  sary to decide which of these alternative methods of financing shall be  adopted.  "Assuming, in order to have a basis  of comparison, that it is decided to  raise for this purpose the sum of ten  thousand dollars, we find that to do  so by direct taxation In one year  would involve an addition to the tax  levy of, approximately 18 mills on the  dollar, while if raised by sale of de*  bentuers and repayments spread over  a term of 20 years i? would require an  addition of a little less than 2 mills.  "In the opinion of the undersigned,  there can be "no question as to the  proper course to be taken. It is contrary to all the canons of municipal  finance to pay for permanent improvement out of revenue.  "There is no reason why the prop*  erty owners of today should bear the  entire- cost of work which will be  equally beneficial to those of years to  corae,r and it is only reasonable and  equitable that the cost should be  spread- over a number of years.  "As regards the consent of the  Government   to   the   issue   of  deben  tures there can be no doubt, In view  of existing conditions and the urgent  need of immediate action to remedy  them, that this will be readily given.  It would be useless, however, to approach the Government until lt has  been ascertained whether the property owners desire to proceed with  the proposal.  "I recommend (1) that, to bring the  matter   to   a   decision,   the   property  owners  resident locally be called  by  personal invitation to attend a meeting with the Mayor and Aldermen at  the  earliest  possible  date,; and* that  the whole question be discussed with  them   and   an   expression   of  opinion  thereon'  obtained;    (2)   that, .in   the  event  of it  being  finally decided, to  issue debentures for the financing.of  the  proposed   work,  such 'debentures  be sold locally In large' or small denominations as may be desired.by the  purchasers, thus keeping the';.interest  in our own district rather than:-sending it away to distant points, as' would  be  the  case" if  the ���������������������������; debentures".-were  placed on the. general market; arid (3)  that if this recommendation be adop  ted, the sale of the said debentures be  placed in the hands of a suitable canvasser and the town and district canvassed  as  was  done  during the  late  Victory Loan campaigns."  For 60 Years the name AVERY  .   "      ���������������������������   ���������������������������   -  has been the sign of thoroughly rugged Engines and Threshers.   The  AVERY Tractor is sold complete.      Ready for any kind of work  in the field or on the belt.  The "draft-horse" motor and  direct drive are only to be had with  the AVERY.    Come in and look them over.    You will be.pleased  with the machine. " r  Jas. McMahon & Son '      Enderby  r  After some discussion it", was decided to follow the recommendations  made by Alderman Coltart, when the  whole question will be presented by  the Mayor and Aldermen and the  voice of the ratepayers heard.,'  CHILDREN'S SUICIDES  (By Anise, Federated Press Staff  Writer.)  ���������������������������It is -reported ./ v ,    -  By the Save-a-Life League  That over 200  children  In* the IT. S. A.   *  r   Committed  SUICIDE . /  -   In the past-six months..  It's many MORE, they say, a  ��������������������������� . LThan_any_ year, before. ���������������������������'_V,V; .-,.;  '7   88 boys and  137. girls, ' ,     ._���������������������������-  All neatly tabulated as "yon see, "V  Wit|*i sex and age and  METHOPS  Averaged up!  ^Tbe average age bf boys  Js sixteen years;"      o ���������������������������**  The average "age of girls  Js.fifteen only;  The girls-take PQJS0N,  The boys use a GUN���������������������������;  An4 there were fifty MORE  - |n these six months than were  Reported for tbe year- before!-  THUS        ,.'     .  Are they all laid out in chilling type  Vet every one of all -those CASES  Was a young, young SOUL       .;  That should have been happy  With marbles or ball or Soils;  Tbat should have been roaming  The woods and the waters  Exulting in the sunlight  ���������������������������An4_the__STORM;  That should have been thrilled  With the NEWNESS  OF LIFE.,  Not SICK of a life OUTWORN!  And I looked to see        -������������������   ,  WHAT  the  report' recommended  To  stop these children's deaths.  HOW would they try to make life  Seem WORTH living,���������������������������  Would they give tbe fathers  More wages,  Or more TIME at home  With their children;  Would they give the mothers  Better training;  HOW       *  Would  they settle  the question?  And I read:    "These terrible facts  Urgently call  For strictly enforced LAWS  To SUPPRESS the sale       .    *  Of all POISONS and FIREARMS!"  Somehow it seemed a rather mean  Trick JUST to take away  The guns and poisons,  JUST to block the way  OUT of living,  When tt ought to be so" easy  To make CHILDREN  WANT to live!  radicals are thinking-of asking Lloyd  George to support the move. It will  be well for them if they let it sjtop at  thinking. If ' indications point anywhere, it is ruination and the" madhouse for"France unless she can,put a  stop" to her radicals in high places.  The military movement into the  Rhineland    was   about    as    mad    as  Fritz's-move against the world in 1914  and it promises to end as. fruitlessly  for^the _Allies ,as,j_tlie_,Raiser's, mad.  dream ended for Germany's war lords.  Talk "as" you -please; .camouflage It as  you'will;, but'this good old world is  not so stark, staring mad as some-of  its whimsical rulers appear to think-  And it doesn't much matter who attempts to put over on it'the rule of  force, and to get away with the Idea  that might makes right, this good old  world sits back and makes circumstances laugh in  Mad  Might's  face.  "ON TO BERLIN"  A Paris dispatch says fear i.i felt  by the conservative element of the nation owing to the demand from the  more radical element for a military  advance "On to  Berlin." "And these  ' makes one feel like  dressing up. So better  have that new suit on  the way.  Order NOW.  Complete range of  samples on view.  Prices reduced,  En4ert>y Supply Co.  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Stop  cough! you are under arreat. Thousands of such arresti are being made  every day in all parts of Canada. Too  long have coughs and colds evaded  justice and caused untold suffering to  humanity, but at last they have been  cornered and overpowered by Canada's famous cough detective���������������������������Buckley's Bronchitis" Mixture. Did you  ever hear of this wonderful remedy f  Why, everybody is talking and writing about the great ������������������rork.it is doing  in curing coughs, - colds, bronchitis,  asthma, etc.  The following'is one of thousands  of .letters received:���������������������������"Kindly accept  . my sincere thanks for the benefit my  wife derived by the use of one of your  bottles of Bronchitis - Mixture. For-  over thirteen years she has suffered  acutely." After spending dollar after  dollar upon various remedies, no relief was obtained. Hearing of your  most marvelous remedy- she decided to  give it a.trial and I am glad to say  one bottle has made her well. You  ���������������������������re at liberty..to use my name andc  should be only too pleased to -answer  any inquiries. ' Sincerely-yours, John  Holmes, -Yorkville Ave." The original of this letter may be seen at  W. K. Buckley, Limited, 142 Mutual  St., Toronto. - Don't allow a cough or  cold to linger with you.. Away with  it! Hail Buckley's Mixture and have  cough arrested.- This remedy never  fails. On every bottle is. a guarantee  to refund the money if not satisfactory. Delays - are dangerous.' Order  now from  your Druggist -n  Sold in Enderby by A. REEVES  m*m*m**0B*m0*0B*m0**^0^m*^*0m***m0Bj0B*m*+0B*m0B***m0B0m+*0B^0m^mB^0  Advertisement re. Loss of Certificate  of Title. _     .  LAND REGISTRY ACT.  To~all Whom It May Concern:'  Re. Lot'12, Block 5, Map 211B, En-_  derby:    Whereas proof of loss of Cer-~  tiflcate of title No.  5864D, issued to  Donald Alexander McLeod, and'cover,  ing the above land has been filed in  this office: -_  Notice is hereby given that at the  expiration of one month from the first,  publication hereof, I shall issue a  duplicate of the said, certificate of  title unless in the 'meantime valid bbV  jection thereto be made*, to me ln  writing. --"'-���������������������������  . Dated at the^Land Registry Office,  Kamloops,, B.C., this 9th day cif February, A.D.,1921.   " ���������������������������   .    "  ,_V -  ,       H- V. CRAIG.  ������������������.7-5cS S~"    >  Plstrlct Registrar.  i**msmm*m0tsmrm  Vtwtee &m*  Qrfler yoqr fM\e fowl from ws, VMe  are prepared to supply op  short notice  ������������������P0. H. SWAJW  \Vfcolesule and Retail Putter  Pncjerhv. ft. Q.  t|������������������������������������d������������������Wt.������������������P  M*>'*&**  w: w.*?���������������������������  mr^Mrrf invito*  VWWfSS  C **5JW|2  Counter Check Books S^He!  by your home printer at a saving to you, Mr: Merchant.  &HPBHBY   j,0PG������������������  L4NOS.. 0. C  -*���������������������������*  ^C. 8KAJ4NG, 8. A.  KWPIHUI1  Bbll Bwc.        JBnwbbby, B.C.  gtWPKA ftfPG������������������ NO 50  I. f. 0. F.  invited.  W. A. RUSSW.I* Wj*.    JO 8- DUNCAN. V.������������������.  H. A. f UCIC See.  Notary PubUc  Insurance aoif General Agent  JAS. DICKSON  Bell Block Enderby 9  OKANAGAN   COMMONER  THURSDAY, MARCH 24, 1921  X X V. X X X X X J! SC XXSiKXX 5?  if CHURCH   SERVICES ������������������  METHODIST   CHURCH  Pastor, Capt. Rev. J. G. Gibson.  Easter Sunday  Special  Services.  Mabel Lake at 10.30 a.m.  Ashton  Creek at 3 p.m.  Enderby Sunday School at 2.30 p.m  Evening Service at 7.30; subject,  "The   Foundations   of  Christianity."  Everyone cordially invited; come  and enjoy the singing.  ST. ANDREW'S CHURCH  Minister:   Rev*, John  W.   Stott, B.  A.  Morning   at   11:   Choral   service   by  the children.  Evening,   7.30:    Easter   choral   service.  Offerings at both  these services  in  aid of the building fund.  Sunday' School at 10 a.m.  ENDERBY   OPERA   HOUSE  5-REEL   FEATURE  "A   REGULAR  GIRL"  Starring  ELSIE  JANIS  Ford Film,  Topics of the Day,  Pathe News.  FRIDAY-AND SATURDAY,  MARCH    25th    and   26th.  Prices 25c and 50c. Show starts at" S  K X X 5? X X X X X X X X X X X X  X COMING   EVENTS X  it All ads under this head, 15c line X  y y x a ss x x x x x x a x x sc x \  Everybody welcome to the "Easter  Tea" to bo held in Farmers' Hall on  Saturday, March 26th. . Proceeds to  go to the Hospital.  -, On Monday, April 4th. the Rev. Mr.  Stott, of Armstrong, will lecture and  give lantern views, in St. Andrew's  Church. Subject, "The Cariboo Trail."  "     r  Important meeting of the Enderby  Local, TL F. B. C. will be held in  Farmers' Hall, Thursday, Mch. 31,  S p.m.    Stumping powder. ,        m24-lc:  CARD OF THANKS  Permit us through the Commoner  to express our deep appreciation and  heart-felt .thanks to all who were so  kind to us and> assisted us so materially in_ connection with the death of  our  son 'and  brother.'  .. MRS:  N.   SIMARD,'"  . ~* .   and   Family.  WltrtAcjs  3c a word first insertion, 2e a word each insertion thereafter: 2!>c minimum chaise: 10c extra  where cash doe* not accompany order.  ������������������*  J*  5*  rs  ������������������  *>  js  r\ X rt X XX  ** ***   X  X        HULLCAR���������������������������DEEP    CREEK        X  XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX  A benefit dance will be held in  Hullcar hall on Tuesday evening, the  29th. Everybody come and help a  good cause.  A school meeting will be held.at W.  B.I-Tilliard's house on Friday evening  April 1st, for the purpose of electing  three trustees and for the consideration of other business in connection  with tho new Ilillcrcst school which  will be built in Deep Creek this sum-  mer.  On Thursday evening last a number of the young people of the district  gathered at" Cedar Brook Farm, the  home of Mr. and Mrs. I lenry Hill, to  give a surprise to their son, Roland,  it being the occasion or bis birthday.  The evening was spent in music, cards  and dancing. Mrs. Hill served dainty  refreshments ancl everyone spent a  most  enjoyable  evening.  Mrs. Charlotte Marshall, who left  for Vancouver last week, has dis-  posed of her property on the Salmon  River-Enderby road to Mr. R. Barber,  w.ho, with his family, took possession  last week.  \\_hen will the Post Office department take action in regard to the  tri-weekly service for Deep Creek?  Almost any service would be better  than the present one, as papers, such  as the Daily Province, are almost a  week old when they reach here.  missed, and her memory will long live  in the hearts of those who had the  pleasure of her long acquaintance. To  her surviving sons the sympathy .of  the community is extended in their  great loss of a kind and loving mother  Statisticians estimate Canada is  only $130,000,000 behind in its dealings with its railways.  MORTGAGE   SALE  EGGS FOR HATCHING���������������������������S. C. White  Leghorns; good laying strain, from  trap-nested birds. Setting of 15,  $1.50. Biggs, Gainford Ranch, Enderby. . m24-3c  .  GENT'S   BICYCLE   for' sale;    practically new;  $55. Box 64,Bn'lerby.m24-2p  FOR  V.  SALE���������������������������One  A.  Poison.  team   work  horses.  ml7-2p  WE HAVE a few second-hand cars for  "- sale; all have been overhauled ancl  are in first-class condition; Overland, Gray Dort .and Fords. Prices  from ?500 to $1,000. Call and see  thorn for yourself. Jas. McMahon  & Son. Enderby. ml7-tf  WANTED���������������������������Girl or woman to do house  work   and   help   with   cooking.     No  -^^!iea-v-y^wcn=k^^Irs^A\^--J^=:VVoocl-,^Ei:--  derby. Drawer 3. ml7-2c  PRIZE WINNING WINTER LAYING  White Leghorn setting eggs; $lJ50  pc.r������������������fetting. Mrs. A. A. Rogers. Eff-  derhy. ml7-3c  SETTING EGGS from brcd-to-lay  White Leghorns; $1 per setting of  15.     TO.  Gray. ml7-3p_  HATCHING     EGGS���������������������������Barred    Rocks;  ?'?   :^or   3 5.     J.   Gardner,   Mara   Rd,  .  Enderby. m3-tf  HATCHING EGGS FOR SALE��������������������������� S.C.  W Leghorn ancl R. C. W. Wyan  dottn.s. Hens carefully bred-up from  choice egg-laying strains. Males are  all from lien's that won out in international egg-laying contests (purchased recently from A. Unsworth,  Sardis.) Prices $2.50 per setting of  13 eggs: $15 per 100. Also good utility S. O. W. Leghorn eggs at $1.75  per. setting of 13 or $10 per 100. R.  Arnott. Armstrong. ml7-tf  BUFF WYANDOTTES-Prize winners  wherever shown. -'Best".utility hen  in show, Armstrong, November 1920.  Utility $2 per 15. Exhibition, |5.  Mrs.  H.  Worth,  Lumby. m!7-3c  WE are wanting a few choice veals;  also  poultry.  G.  H.  Smedley, fl0-2p  X MARA  ITEMS X  XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX  rtugh Kelley, who has heen visiting  :his sister. Mrs.' Wm. Cadden, for two  months, returned to Calgary on Saturday^ train.  '- Mr.  ancl   Mrs.  J.   Dean  are   visiting  relatives at Vernon. ���������������������������  . Sicl Kellett/left on Monday for.  ma-in-line points, after visiting Iiis  brother here some weeks.        ,   ���������������������������  Owen Rosoman was a passenger to  Vernon on Monday,  St. Patrick's Day was celebrated  hero by a dance, and, althpugh the  night was wet and 'the roads bad, a  large crowd attended, Enderby, Sicamous ancl Grindrod each contrib-"  uting their quota. It was got up especially for the benefit of Mrs. Wm.  Witala, whose husband fell a victim  of the flu two years ago and left her  with five small children. As they  were well known and liked here, it  was thought fitting that some recognition of the feeling of the settlement  flhj-ulci be given, as up to the present,  owing to a technicality she has not  been able to benefit- by the Mother's  I'en.-iion Act. Everyone helped with  a will ancl as the whole proceeds were  available, the 'sum of $11S was the  -.'���������������������������r-uilt. Many Mianks are due for. the  large attendance of friends from  Grindrod.  Mrs. Rosoman died on Sunday night  after a brief illness, the cause, heart  ''.:���������������������������������������������������������������������������������!_. Although it was felt, owing  to her great age, that it was doubtful  _ she could recover, the whole community felt a shock when the news  of her passing became known. She  had resided here since 1S93, when  she came out from England with her  husband and. family to join her son,  Herbert, who came the year before.  Sho   became    postmistress    about' 25  Under and by virtue of the powers  of sale contained in a certain indenture of Mortgage, dated the 15th day  of October, 1913, and made by Andrew Fulton, which will be produced  to the purchaser at the sale, the  lands therein mentioned, that is to  say: Firstly, Lot 1, in Block 5, according to Map 211a, in the City of  Enclerby; secondly,'Lot 2S, except  the southerly 31 feet thereof, Lot 29,  Lot 30, south 27 feet of Lot 37, and  the north 33 feet of Lot 38, except  a portion 8 feet in width conveyed to  the City of Enderby, according to  Map.211, in the City of Enderby, will  be sold by private treaty..  The Mo'rtgagee is informed that  there are' on the first parcel a one-  and-a-half story frame dwelling and  a one-story brick shop with an ironclad  warehouse.  Tenders for the purchase thereof  will be received by the undersigned  up to ancl inclusive or the 20th day  of April, 1921. The highest or any  tender   not   necessarily   accepted.  For further particulars ancl terms  of sale apply to,  A.   WARING   GILES,  Vernon, B.  C,   -  m24-4c ,.       Mortgagee.  GRINDROD   MOTOR   GARAGE  My Dear Friends:  |        I wish to announce that I have a  | mechanic in my shop, and it is my  intention to keep a man throughout  the season if.business warrants it..  I carry a fair'stock of repair parts  and fittings, Gasoline. Coaloil, Cylinder oil and Cup Grease.  ! I have the sub-agency in this district for the McLaughlin, Chevrolet,  Overland and Gray Dort cars and  trucks, and with these lines aud a  share of your repair work I think it  ! quite possible to keep busy throughout the season.  , Thanking you for your past favors  and assuring you of better service  here this season, I arn,    .'  'a Yours truly,  ARTHUR TOMKINSON.  NOTICE  I have bought the Union Hotel  Restaurant of Suie, the former proprietor! Am not responsible for any'  account run by Suie or on his order;  mv responsibility dating only from  March 17th, 1921.  ��������������������������� HONG,  Enderby,   B.C.,   March0 17,   1921.   2p  0b^^0^^b^ mm^B^m^Br'  *B*B***B^*B^  STRAYED  years ago, and-"devoted-her energies"  _ i the position. She was always most  obliging and painstaking, and was  ever willing to give a helping hand.  Of lute years, owing to increasing  age, she has not been able to be out  much, but she retained the old-time  friendships and was never more delighted Lhan when an old friend would  drop in to sec her. She will be sadly  To my" place: two-year-old roan  mare"; no brand; hind feet white: star  on forehead. Unless claimed by April  1st, ancl all costs of keep and advertising paid, animal will be sold to  cover costs  of keep.  CHIEF EDWARD,  m3-4p Enderby Reserve.  FOR  SAUE  <<  Eight-room cement block house,  with bath and pantry; four lots; good  ���������������������������bar-n--and=-outbuildings.=Erice,--=$-4,500-:=  terms to be arranged. Mrs. J. W.  Glen, Enderby.    " m3-.lmp  Ul_l l_W_K_rWXJ1|*~llJI~ll ������������������~   l~m-_r-|r-nr~ _~>_r--~-r~-i*   ^^m^m^^^m.  mm  ------ msr^m. ______,_^.  W. A. RUSSEU*  BUILDER AND CONTRACTOR  Ploughing and seeding will be in full swing within the next few-  weeks, and as1 a speedy and cheap means to accomplish this work the  FORDSON   TRACTOR   is   unexcelled.  This sturdy little tractor pulls two 14-inch plows 6 to 8 inches deep,  and averages 7 or 8 acres per day, at a cost for fuel at less than feed for.  a sufficient number of horses to do the same amount of work, and one  man does the job.  As for power, the, FORDSON develops 22 y_. H.P. on the belt and a  draw bar pull of. 10 H.P. The price is. cheaper than a stationary engine"  with the added convenience of taking your power to your job instead of  moving your job to your power.  We have a few of these tractors on exhibition and would be pleased  to have you call and allow us to help you solve your power farming problems as we are ^experienced in the farming uses of a tractor as well as  the mechanical.  *3=Our repair shop turns out nothing   but   first-class "workmanship, which  we fully guarantee. ������������������~ '  Always  keep  in  mind, an  experienced workman  is the cheapest one to-  work on your car.  GEO. A.'RANDS, Ford Dealer, Enderby  Changing from Winter  to Spring  Is always one of joy and gladness; yet it. is oiie, a.6o,Qwheri,one must  move with caution and care. Changing from . heavy-sweater days to  lighter-sweater days*has no perils -for the individual prepared. And.  now is the time   to   prepare.      We   are  selliug   firstrquality  all-wool  Sweaters at 30 per cent off  r> t> tntt T Men's Clothing, Poots & Shoes  fmif9  jp.  .MfJ-'-f-' Groceries, JSic.     Enderby  ������������������������������������������������������_,.,,   '     i   "��������������������������� f" "i.   * r  Groceries  Everything -you desire in this line for  EASTER RAKING,  i  Seecfs  Leave your order for Grass Seed. Only  .   limited quantity on hand.    We sell at  seedhouse prices.  Machinery  Agents for Massey-Harris Co.  Teece & Son   ?h<me 43 fW, F*M & Qmerm  Estimates Free  Enderby, Phone S2 i  I. "  -  Northern o^a^gem Creamery  AJIBIST&QNG  Will have a truck running from the Creamery to Enderby and vicinity, on  or about the 1st April, for the collection of cream from patrons.  Write for particulars as to prices and routing.  ^���������������������������-dwwrtf-ij  *>*7-"fr,r-  MILK  We make regular delivery from our  dairy. More customers wanted.  (Jream,   40c  pint. Telephone   81  Whipping cream (must be ordered a  day ahead)  50c a pint.  I. J. GOLD, CITY  own your from poop Key  SS=    ���������������������������   mi i      i ��������������������������� i.   i ' ^55^==^  and every otber JCey, Nail aud Poard to tbe  ^^^^^^^^^^^ House ^^^^^^^^^^^  Our Reduced Prices will make  your dream come true  ituiki a Home: Don'l lonfl (or ll ?  Okanagan Saw Mills, Ltd.  Phone 43  Enderby  Id . every 1 ady' s favor  Have you triecj  Buckley's Bronchitis  Mixture for that Cough?  A. Reeves  Druggist and Stationer.  ENDERBY  <1  <i

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