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Array ^J^S>V'  ���������������������������V ,.^  X?  frattaQfttt  /  ���������������������������,:>*,. if, \W  '������������������������������������������������������ ������������������������������������Wl.t r>oasC3l^  0mm0ner  IN WHICH IS MERGEQ THE ENDERBY PRESS AND WALKER'S WEEKLY.  Vol. 14, No. 15, Whole No. 693.  Thursday, July 14, 1921  Subscription $3   per year  Enderby School Children  Promoted in Various Classes  Following are the promotions of  scholars in Fortune School:  To Entrance���������������������������Edith Shew, Betty  Bryant, Jean Keith, Tom Farenhurst,  Ruby Drasching, Ralph Gold, Geoffrey  Burton, John Hassard. Conditional:  Sally Walker, May Miller, Everitt  Dunn.  To Junior IV���������������������������Alma Farenhurst,  Martha McKay, Robert Baird, Eugene  Colquett, Morden Allum, Mabel Cameron, Evelyn Dunn, Agnes Miller, Alec  Bossley, Gertie Miller, Edwin Bertram,  Lily Waterson, Jack Jones, Edith  Stirling.    ,  To Senior III���������������������������^Bennie Carlson, Noel  Harris, Margaret Walker, Stella Boss-  ley, Berna Martin, Martha. Anderson,  Archie Preston, Wesley Baird, Joe  Lucas, Martin Drasching, Margaret  Frazer, Alma Demerling, Ruby Water-  ston, Ambrose Measure.Elsie Sherlow,  Richard Abbott, Irene Hassard, Ray  Gold, Howard Speers.  To Second Term Jr III���������������������������Emma  Sveen, Alice Stevenson, Tom Birrell,  Vera Gardner, Annie Mencel, Wilfred  Neill,- Bertha . Graham, Ruth Chagun,  Amy Monteith, Lloyd Bertram, dieter Waterson, George Gold.  To First Term Jr III���������������������������Alice Chadwick, Violet" Stapleton, John Cowper,  Lillian. Scott, Katie Baird, Edger Vogel, -Donald Gold, - Harold Hutchison.  Conditional: Evelyn Bossley, Howard  ..Powell.  t -To Senior II���������������������������Gibson Frazer, Florence Monteith, Laurie Antiila, George  Folkard, Dorothy Stevenson, Ella  Baird, Patricia McKay, Marguerite Le  Roy, Freddie Drasching, David Powell.  Conditional: Imber Anderson, ��������������������������� Frank  *��������������������������� Hutchison, Elsie Hawkins, Eva Reid,  Duncan McMartin, Walter Dunn.  To Junior .11���������������������������Verna Demerling,  Betty Gilders, Clara Farenhurst, Beatrice-Hassard, Harry. Cowper, Keith  Butler, Chris Allum, George Griffiths,  Muriel Stapleton, David Birrell, Frank  Folkard. Conditional: Gertrude Rands  Barrie Speers, Nellie McMartin, Willie  Freeman. "  To First Reader���������������������������Ca'nao Imanaka,  Nelson Stevenson, George Hughes,  Wilhert Burnham, Dan Abbott, Myrtle  Skjeie, Irene Hassard, Victor Skjeie.  Conditional: Rosie Charlie.  To Second Primer���������������������������Royce Butler,  Roy Robinson, Gordon Hassard, Colleen Cowper, Percy Monteith, Mary  Murphy, Johnny Freeman, Sigurd  Frederickson.  To First Primer���������������������������Hazel Utas, Nora  Anderson, Lily Lindrot, Phyllis Neill,  Mary Walker, Ruby Beird, Walter  Monteith, Chester Abbott, Edith  Lucas, Tony Forster, Jimmy McKay,  Billy Louis, Willie Griffiths. .  Honor Roll  Honor Rolls were "awarded as follows :  , Division I.���������������������������Proficiency:* To be  awarded the pupil making tne hesi  mark in the Entrance Examination.  Deportment���������������������������Bet'y Bryant.  Regularity and . Punctuality���������������������������llxiby  Drasching. '  Division II.���������������������������Proficiency: Alma Fa-  reiiihurst.  Deportment���������������������������Margaret Walker.  Regularity and Punctuality: Morden  Allum.  Division III.���������������������������Proficiency: Emma  Sveen. _,���������������������������  Deportment���������������������������Alice Stevenson.  Regularity and Punctuality: Wilfred  Neill.  .', Spelling prize: Lillian Scott.  Arithmetic   prize:   Alice   Stfven?nn.  Division IV.���������������������������Proficiency Dorothy  Stevenson.  _ Deportment:   Betty Gilders.  -Regularity   and   Punctually:    Chris  Allum.  Prize for highest average: ��������������������������� Verna  Demerling. ..,-.. ,-, .    ::=  Spelling, prize���������������������������Ella Baird.     .  Division V.-��������������������������� Proficii.ncy Ihi/el  Utas. " '���������������������������'      '  Deportment: Tony.Forster.  Regularity and Punctuality: Roy  Robinson.  INSTAI-WNG NEW SWITCH BOARD  What it Means toVthe Valley and. to  the Okanagan Telephone Co.  The layman does not appreciate  what it means to install a new. switch  board in a telephone system. When  it was announced a few months ago  that the Okanagan Telephone Company was intending to put In a new  hoard at the Vernon office to better  handle the increasing - business, the  layman, the average user of the telephone, casually accepted it as a matter of course and of very little moment.    He   possibly  dwelt  upon   the  =thought=that^perhaps=-this=wouId^give  him a little quicker service and accepted it as his just due.   Subscribers  o have this propensity, you. know.  But the officials of the telephone  company knew what it meant. They  fully recognized the growing need ot  the system; that extensions were being demanded by the development of  the Valley that the present switchboard could not accommodate. They  could have added a unit, and another  unit, at a cost of possibly two thousand dollars, hut this, at best, would be  only a makeshift. The business of the  Valley had outgrown present switchboard accommodation, and larger,  more' complete switchboard service  had to he provided.  The first cost of the switchboard  was $20,000. On this, $600 duty had  to be added. This for the switchboard  alone. The additional building accommodation, cable connections, etc.,  a further outlay of $25,000 or $30,000.  Last week the first installment of  the switchboard arrived in Vernon.  It consisted of seventy-nine pieces of  freight���������������������������boxes and crates of all sizes  and shapes. Eight men were required  to get one of the pieces into the building. This is one-half the switchboard  shipment. The balance will follow  along when the first shipment is put  into position. "      *  If the layman would learn all about  the intricacies of switchboard mechan  ism; now is (or isn't) the time to seek  the information In the maze of wires  centering at the Vernon office.  From Supt. Godfrey we learn that  the construction gang is "to be in this  district this week, to build the Deep  Creek and'Mabel Lake lines.  ������������������KKHHWKH������������������KKKKKXXK  X MARA ITEMS X  XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX  Some of the people are arranging to  take in the 12th at Grindrod.  Mrs. Treet came in Monday to pay  a visit to her sister, Mrs. Jas. Bell.  Reports from Vancouver, state that  -James^Brucef^who^has^be'en^there"  some time having his eyes operated  on, Is progressing well.   .  There was a large attendance at the  annual school meeting last Saturday  night, and school affairs were thoroughly discussed from all points. I.  Robertson and Rupert Davy were reelected as trustee and auditor.  Mrs. Gordon and child, of Winnipeg  and Mrs. Cunningham and child of  Detroit,, are visiting their sister, Mrs.  H. Haljett,. and their parents, Mr. and  Mrs. Hamilton. Mrs. Gordon, whose  husband will join her later, expects  to make her future home here wfth  her parents.  Geo. Butterworth had the misfortune to have his driving horse caught  in the barber wire fence this week.  When found the animal was badly cut  up, the wire having to he cut to release the horse. Although the wounds  are large it is thought with care the  animal will come through.  "Go and Get It," which was shown  in the Enderby Opera House Tuesday  and Wednesday, is admitted by all to  have heen the most intensely interesting picture ever shown here.  S. H. Speers is putting on a genu-  ine"knock-out" sale to high prices  this week and next, and thus is giving great opportunities tQ his patrons  to get bargains.  XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX  X ENDERBY   BRIEFS X  XXXXXXXXXXXXX*  The Kid is coming..  Born���������������������������July 1st, to Mr. and Mrs.  Geo. .Rcbinson, a son.  Several fishing parties visited the  lake Sunday, and all report big  catches.  Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Russell are residing at Kerrisdale, B.C., for the  summer. J ���������������������������>  Chas. W. Robinson Is visiting his  son and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Geo.  Robinson.  Enderby met Salmon Arm in baseball  yesterday at the Arm. - Score 1-7 for  Salmon Arm.  Born���������������������������At the Enderby Hospital,,  July 11, to Mr. and Mrs. Chester  Leece, a son.  Personalty plus Prettiness plus Pep  and we have Shirley Mason in "Her  Elephant Man."  Born���������������������������At the Enderby Hospital,  July Gth, to Mr. and Mrs. Douglas  Harrison, a daughter.  Mrs. Gus.- Fredrickson, with her  two children, came in from Merritt  on Monday to join her husband here.  J Another > carload of Fords arrived  last weak for Rand's Garage. The  season has opened well for these machines, and they are still going.  During the month of June, Canada's national debt was increased by  $32,375,408 over the figures at. the  end of May. It now stands at $2,349,-  180,110. -  Never ��������������������������� were the crops in this district looking better, and farmers are  taking advantage of the present fine  weather to get the early hay crop cut  and under coyer. _.  A friend asks the Commoner why  so many automobile owners park  their cars at the tie posts along Cliff  street, thus making- it ,-lmpossIble for  horses to be'-tiecl to the posts.'   ' <*>  Tomorrow, Julyv> 15th, will be the  last day for the 10 per cenf rebate on  Water Pates." If rate is not paid by  July 31st, water will in all cases be  turned off without further notice.'  Ray Hancock visited Enderby for  a few hours last week while passing  down the Valley on business. He is  now in the head office of the Vancouver  manufacturers   of  wood  pipe.  MvS and Mrs. W. H. Duncan and  daughter arrived in Enderby from  tho Prairies, Thursday last, on a  visit to their parents, Mr. and. 3VJrs.  W. J.- Wheeler. They are going to the  Coast before returning to their home.  J. A. Mackelvie, M.' P., returned to  Vernon from Ottawa this week. There  are matters which the Dominion  Government "is endeavoring to adjust  which   Mr.   Mackelvie  has   been   sent  home to take up on behalf of the Department.  Few farmers now use the Enderby  tie shed, because they claim they cannot leave anything in- the rigs without  having it stolen. It is regrettable that  there is reason for this complaint,  though it is just possible conditions  are  somewhat  exaggerated.  The last boom of logs for the saw  mills was sent down the river last  week, and river drivers are now at  work cleaning up the river banks.  The steamer Alice R, having finished  tho camp and boom work, has been  tied up at thc warehouse. No logging camps are being operated this  summer, and the outlook is unfavorable for any further activity in this  connection while the lumber market  continues demoralized.  It appears that the capture of the  young men last week by Constables  Bailey ancl Smith, for breaking into  the several Enderby stores, is proving  one of the most-important captures in  recent years. Already evidence has  been produced and is now^in the hands  of the police implicating these men in  similar crimes in Princeton, Penticton  and Kelowna. In one of valises taken  with the men at Enderby was found a  receipt for an express package shipped  to Vancouver. Detectives tracking this  package found stolen property which  had been taken in night robberies in  the three towns named.  Closing Up on Scroll of Honor  City Wants Names Proved Up  Editor Okanagan Commoner; Dear  Sir: The Municipal Council decided  some time ago to erect in the council  chamber an "Honor Roll containing  the names of men of Enderby city  and district0who served in the World  War. Great difficulty has been experienced in obtaining a correct and  complete list of these men; but, after  considerable revision, and with the  kind assistance of , the Enderby  branch of the G. W. V. A., the list  handed to you herewith has finally  been arrived at.  We are informed that owing to lack  of system \vhich ' has prevailed  throughout the Empire in deciding as  to what district men really belonged  to, the names of many men appear  on the rolls of several different  places. So, in order to keep clear of  this error and avoid infringing on  neighboring centres which have, or  intend to have, rolls of their own, the  Council have adopted, as the definition of an Enderby man, "one who  was residing within the Enderby post-  al district at the time of joining the  forces."  ��������������������������� 'lso, the Council .have decided to  place on the roll the names of i men  who went overseas, only.  We should be much obliged if you  would kindly publish the list in your  valuable columns and would ask any  and all of your readers-who may observe any - omission, or any error  whatsoever, - therein, to be kind  enough to notify the City Hall of same  It is almost too much to hope that  the list-will be absolutely correct and  complete,   but   for   the   credit  of  the  town   and   district   it   should   be   as  nearly so'as it is possible to have it.  Yours faithfully,  FRED H.  BARNES,  Mayor  Airth, Robt. H.       Harris, H. E. C.  Allcorn, S. Harris, R. A. E.  Ashton,   John Hatcher,  John  M.  Ashton, Thos. Hatcher, Wm.  J.  Alexander   Ahoola Huffman, E. B.Allan. Wm. Hutchison,  Roy  Bawtree Edgar L. Haynes, James   ���������������������������  Beadle, .Wm. Houldsworth,   C.   .  Bell, John                Johnson, Fred: A. -  Bell, Kenneth         Jones, Wesley J.    -  Bercier, Emanuel  Jamieson, James  Bogert, Henry A.   Kenny, Frank  Bogert, Victor         LaRoy, Percy  Butler, Albert         Logan, W. Howard  Beattie, J. Irwin    Mowat, James J.  Bush, Arden            Mowat, Patrick K.  Black, Elmer           Mason, George  Bucknell,  George   Mackay, Leslie W.  Bowers.   Hugh        Martin, James J:  Blanchard, H. E. " Murdock,   Charles  Brown,   Retin .        McMahon, John D.  Beals, F. A. ~ Oland, C. F.  Blackburn,   Wm.    Oliverious, Louis  Chadwick,   Robert Pacey,  John  E."  Currie, Norni Piper, Cecil G.  Dysart,   George      Proctor, Leonard J.  Duncan, Gordon L.Preston,-Henry A.  Dickson, Jas. S.     Pound, James  Dale,  James Philip   (Indian)  Dale, Alexander     Russell, Wm. A.  David                       . Reed,  Christopher  Embrey, Wm.<>H.   Roberts, Samuel  Evans, A. V. Rootham, Arthur,  Edward, Harry       Rogers, Ernest  Elliott,   Blanchard Strickland, Ken.  Funk,. Leonard        Stamberg, Joseph  Funk, John               Strickland, Harry  Funk, .William      J Simard, Joseph  Green, Sidney         Simard, Hugo  Glen, Kenneth         Teece, H. Arthur  Green, James          Vags, Joseph'  Griffith,   Fred          Wheeler, Elwin  Grasset, Robt.         White,  John  Glen,  Stuart'    "     Warwick, John  Gosnel, Wilfred B_Walker, Garnet  Hallmark, J.   _,     '_ Wilkinson,   Thos.'  Henniker, E.J.C.L. Waby Sidney  ROOM W1U- B% PROVIDED  Minister   of- Education   Working -or.  Plan for B.C. University  ' Great,hopes are being held out for  increased accommodation in the University of British Columbia, to be pro-:  vided by the, government in time for  the opening of the fall term. Following the visit of, the JCiwanis delegation some weeks ago it became -apparent that citizens bf the province  were determined to see that the young  men and women-securing the required  standing for entrance in the University should be provided with the facilities of higher education.  Hon.Maclean, minister of education  skid it was his desire to take up the  matter immediately. It is now known  definitely that Hon. Dr. Maclean has  been working steadily upon a possible  solution and an announcement of the  plans-to~Be~followed-Uy~the govern^  ment is in sight. The minister has informed the Piovince that it is hoped  to go even one better than the Kiwanis  delegation asked, and make some arrangement, temporary penhaps, for the  accommodation of prartically all who  are qualified to enter the University  next term.  Delegates attending the conference  with the government at that time admitted reluctantly that they did not  hope to care for prospective increased  enrollment this fall, so Dr. Maclean's  plans will be doubly welcomed. As a  result it is expected that nearly 1200  University students may be provided  for during this coming term.  MRS.  VOGEL   PASSES  Mrs. Johanne Auguste Vogel, aged  83 years, nine month, 23 days, died  at the home of her son, G. A. R.Vogel,  last Friday morning, after an illness  of several weeks. Burial took place  Sunday afternoon- from the residence,  the remains being followed to the  grave by a large circle of friends and  neighbors of the afflicted family.  Mrs. Vogel came to Enderby eleven  years" ago, from Ontario. She leaves  to mourn her loss one son, R. Vogel,  of Enclerby, and one daughter, Mrs.  John Reid, of Port Arthur, Ont.  XXXXXXXXXXXXX XX X  *,--''��������������������������� NORTH   PEEP CREEK   ;*'*H  XXX XXXX XXXX**XX  Mrs. Wilford Johnston has returned  home, accompanied by her little sister. Beatrice Hassard.   . ���������������������������   ���������������������������. *���������������������������  Mr. Babcock is recovered enough  from his recent accident to be able to  return to his ranch.  i  ��������������������������� -. - -'   '    '  .   W.   Parker  had   the  misfortune  to  lose a very valuable bull in the creek  running through   bis   property.    The  animal - was sti ahge to the -place.    It  would appear .that he made for the  creek  for  water  and   got  through  a  broken place In the fence.    Not being  able to find his way back the bull had  wandered   down, to   a   bridge,- under  which  it got stuck  in  the. mud  and.  could   not   get   out,   evidently   dying  from exhaustion.  Mrs. Shepherd and family are leaving for Kelowna where they hope to  join Mr. Shepherd, who left several  "days ago to seek employmenOn the  fruit orchards.  The people of Toronto-are bathing  at 2 and 3 o'clock in the morning in  an effort to get cool; hundreds are  sleeping in the parks. And yet some  Lord's Day Alliance nuts are seeking  to prohibit bathing on Sunday. Is it  any. wonder Churchanity has made  such slow "progress with such mutts  as these seeking to dictate' people's  actions ? -   -  Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Ruttan returned  from a motor trip into the far northern part of the Province last week.  On this trip, Mr. Ruttan says, they  drove over roads that he is sure have  not had an auto over them since he  drove them 12 years ago. And they  had  some  interesting experiences.  The "professor" of a cheap dancing  academy, sends  out a circular  which  I reads:   "Learn, to   dance  the  toddle!  ��������������������������� Cleopatra invented it and that was the  I way  she  ensnared   Napoleon."    Nonsense, man; as we understand history,  it  was   Cleo's  scissor  hold  that  held  Napoleo, not her toddle.  No m,an knows just how much religion he has until he gets stalled on  the Mabel Lake road where the mosquitoes are bad. ���������������������������" t  OKANAGAN   COMMONER  Thursday, July 14, 1921  '������������������feanatjan Commoner  In which is merged The Enderby Press and Walker's Weekly  Published every Thursday at Enclerby, B. C, by the Walker Press, at  S3 per year; $1.50 ������������������ix months.  H. M.  WALKER  (Member of the United  Typothetae  of America)  Advertising Kates "  Contract or Regular���������������������������40c a single-coi'iuron inch up to  half .page;  over half-page, 30c an inch each insertion.-' J  Transient or irregular���������������������������-oOe an inch; cash to accompany copy to insure publication..  Water Notices���������������������������-150 words and under, $10.00; each  additional 50 words, SI.00. Land Notices, Timber Licenses, Certificates of Improvement, $10.00 for CO days,  $'7 for 3 0 days.  Local Notices���������������������������20c per line;  Local readers,  10c line.  Cards of Thanks, $1.00.  Dominion Election Rumors  Thursday, July 14, 1921  Political Clap-Trap  Hon. Mackenzie King, leader of the Liberals  in Canada, is still harping on the political shortcomings ol' Hon. Arthur Meighen, premier oi"  the Dominion, in nn eli'ort lo arouse public sentiment against him and to satisfy the more radical  element of his, followers, to whom anything in the  way of noise againsl thc Premier is better lhan  no'noise al nil. His latest discovery was voiced  in a public speech somc nights ago at one of the  eastern ciiies, when Mr. King said, discussing Mr.  Meighcn's position al the Imperial Conference:  "No onc has given Mr. Mcighcn authority to lay  down any opinion in respect lo Canada's participation or non-participation in the foreign affairs  of lhe Km pi re. He has stolen lhe authority hc is  exercising and has no right in -Uic name of Canada, lo lay down any rule or any policy with respect lo inlernalional and Imperial affairs."  Possibly if Premier Meighcn's private opinion  were a'sked on the mailer of legal righls on thc  premises, hc woidd bc inclined lo agree wilh Mr.  King. Bul as a matter of fact, Mr. Meighen is thc  Premier of the Dominion and as Premier how  could he escape going lo London lo represent the  Dominion at lhc conference of Dominion Premiers? if wc arc lo judge by the works of lhc  two men, Mr. Meighen and Mr. King, surely Mr.  Meighen reprcsenls more of Canadian principles  and Canadian standards than does Mr. King.  Anyway, Mr. Mcighcn is Premier and Mr. King is  nol, which is something in point of order.  Municipal Business Taxation  Armslrong  is  tackling  the question of more  ..equitable business taxation in real earnest. This  is a problem that all small towns-nnd cilics must  meet at some time or other, and it is only surprising that some localities put it off so long. Thc  question is pushed aside from dav to day, month  lo monlh, year lo year, and all the while the inequality of business taxation goes on. For instance one firm paying lhe ordinary business tax  of say $10 a year, will open up and slock two,  lhree. four, live, and six departments with goods,  while along side of him another will open a one-  line store. Thc same amount of business tax is  levied upon each, though lhe department store  is virtually conducting several lines of business.  An Ottawa despatch states, that there is the possibility of a general Dominion-election early ncxt  year.    It is said the tariff question will bc made  the campaign issue by thc political leaders.    In  this  there is a mistake.    The tariff will bc thc  issue allright, but  the political  lenders will  not  make it' the issue.    Thcy would be  happy,  no  doubt,  if  lhcy  could   make  something  else  thc  campaign  issue.    But   the  tarilf  is  already   the  issue; made so by the people, nol by lhc political  leaders.     For some  time  thc people of Canada  have been looking inlo thc operation of IhislarilV  business.    Thcy arc told the larill" is imposed in  order lo protect Canadian manufaclurers.    Who  are these Canadian manufacturers?   Isn't il good  American dollars, for the most part, interested in  Canadian manufacturing plants.    Highly per cenl  of it is.    And what docs lhc Canadian tarilf do  for Ihcse manufacurcrs?    Il adds -10 per cenl lo  lhe price of an American machine made in Canada, whether il be a  Ford  car,  a  Chev car, an  Overland, a binder, a harvester, a plow, a rake, a  tedder; a washing machine, a sewing machine, a  bike, a baby carriage,  a  wagon, a  buggy���������������������������anything manufactured in Canada���������������������������or assembled in  Canada^���������������������������cosls   thc  Canadian   consumer  40   per  cent more in Canada than lhe same machine or  article can bc bought for on the American side.  And������������������thc manufacturer gets thc 40 per cent, added  to the price.   At thc same time it enables thc 20  per cent of Canadian manufaclurers to raise thc  price of their machinery to meet the 40 per cent  advance caused by lhc larill.   Thc old cry of lhc  politician that thc big hog of commerce would  conic into Canada under a low tariff and gobble  up the market doesn't work oul. What does work  out���������������������������and this is what lhc people of Canada arc  thinking most about���������������������������is this: that the higher thc  tariff  the  higher  the price,  wilh   Ihc  Canadian  manufacturer   hitting   the   top   notch   and     the  American manufacturer in Canada a close second  ���������������������������-anti ail coming out of the pocket of lhc consumer and adding lo thc wealth of Ihc manufacturer, be he Canadian or American. ,  These are Ihc opinions onc hears expressed by.  good staunch Canadians.    Thcy arc straws that  indicate thc trend of. thought cn lhe tariff issue.  From   this  il  would  appear  that  our  Canadian  mhufaclurers   and   American  manufaclurers   in  Canada have somewhat overdone it in their ell'orts to draw down all Ib.e law would allow and  make no concession lo lhc consumer.  j4������������������ci v c+pRiPEm-i,;  vyp,yes , be Criecl,  yes . pe  ve   Civic  fry ./   s  1-  pri  "J  ?  Dispuxe  tp&t  t&le).  Doea he buy bomc^bodk?���������������������������  272^ o No,  BUY WHERE  VOU LIVE  F^i  ESTABLISHED 1872  ������������������������������������������������������������������������!!  ���������������������������wSSS  -_'%-OI II 19  BURGLARS   ARE   ACTIVE  Do yon keep your money in the  house? It would he well to let us  guard it for you and to let it earn  interest for you at the same time!  Put it in tho Bank hefore it is too  late.  BANK OF HAMILTON  JNO. SMART,  Local M:u_:ig<.r  ENDERBY, B. C.  Slow.to Learn from the Experience of Others  Possibly there is no man in any industry who is  as slow to learn from the experience of others in  the same industry as Ihc farmer, as a class. He  refuses lo accept the experience .of others as any  indication' of what hc can and cannot do. Jn this  respect tlie farmer is behind his brothers in almost every other line of businessman: Here is  wherc thc farmer loses. Books broaden thc vision  of thc farmer, increase his success and give many  pleasant hours to his life.- Thc farmer has to deal  with more phases of learning than arc found in  any other occupation. A profound study of soils,  live slock raising, rotation of crops and marketing deals wilh practically every science. In fact,  thc subject of agricullux'c is so vast that thc successful farmer is compelled to specialize in grain  T      ..  .- ...       -   .        .    ���������������������������        .     , ,: some branch of live stock, or onc of the manv  In all large cities: and up-lo-thc-m.nule sma l|���������������������������,iascs of intensive farming. "Peine somewhat  dies and towns a business tax is levied upon each isoUltcfl tJie farmer is COmpcllcd to use his own  dcparlmciU;pny^ judgment," says lhc Grand Forks Sun in this con  nection.    "As hc deals wilh nature in all licr as-  New overland 4 special  Now $1350  Regular ������������������4", now $1150     ���������������������������;  'If interested come in and let us "show you the points of supremacy of  these new cars. Carload just unloaded. . Tbey are THJE light car of  quality and dn_a lability on the market, at a low-price,  Jas. McMah<>n & Son       pnderhy  tax is most unjust, in lhat thc department slorc  is enabled to go inlo competition with the single-  line man in the various lines wilh only onc rent  lo pay. one set of clerks, onc lighting and heating bill, onc delivery cost and onc overhead cost.  A_iM.nslro_n.g._is_cn(lea_voring._to__cnunliz.c_.this__l)v  selling a business license on each department  Thus the fivc-dcparlmcnl store would pay a lax  (Mi five lines of business, thc two-department store  on Iwo-Iines of business, and Ihc one-line business  lhe single business lax of *"> half yearly.  This, all must admit, would be lhe natural and  equitable business lax. against \vhVh none could  have reason to complain. It would do away wilh  the tendency in all small towns for the big Iish lo  swallow lhc lillle ones by taking from the big fish  Ihe advantage; which the single (la���������������������������-rate, business  lax now in vogue unquestionably gives, ll would  nfi$o increase llie. revenue lhe cily receives from  lhis source considerahlv.  peels hc should know something of thc constructive effects of sunshine, rain, heat and cold, arid  ho\v to take advantage of them; he should know  of the destructive effects of floods, bad seasons,  jn.seels-and-hswVbcst��������������������������� to-overcome=lhcnit���������������������������With���������������������������  many years of practice it is possible to learn these  th.ings, but Ihey arc morc readily learned from  books in connection wilh lhc farm practice."  Returning Sanity  OTJCE!  \ am prepare4 to 4eUver  mttk to emy pq,rt of tfte  Oity at }Qc e* quart for  tfre Summer mout&B.  J, J.GQ J,p, FUoue 8?f B������������������4ert>y  Short of Publicitj' in Own Cause  if all weekly .'newspapers in Canada would de-  vole a.s much space lo giving their readers even a  partial report'of the recent press convention at  Vancouver a.s lhcy give to free publicitj' of othcr  J events of. a private profit producing nature for  people and1 concerns trading on thc good graces  of Ihe .Canadian-people, what an ��������������������������� inspiring'impression might be made on the public mind re-  llecling lhe high standard striven for by the Press  of the Dominion. What's the use of holding a  convention, anyway, if the readers arc not lo be  let in on the meaning and purpose of it all? This  it would seem was the opinion of'the editor of the  Norwood, Ont., Register, who devoted two six-  eohinin pages to a write-up of the trip west and  a summary of the convention proceedings.  It really looks as if Ihosc civilized savages of  Ireland and England had had enough of il aiiid arc  about to turn from their ways of lhe torch and  rifle and may sellle down to pacific means lo find  a setllejivnl of affairs on Ihc little green isle of  Ihe. shillelagh. Who said those premiers of Ihe  Dominions could nol show the Mother Country's  statesmen anvlhing?  Thc tola! value of lhc forest products of British  Columbia last year is placed at $92,500,000,  practically twice that of the forest production  three years ago. 'fhe value of the lumber cut has  advanced by nearly $16,000,000 over last year,  while an increase in value of pulp and paper  products amounts to wore than $9,000,000.  H-ipcs of discovery of a new El Dorado in  Northern British Columbia arc held by a group  of experienced mining men, who, it is understood, are financing'an expedition into the Cas-  siar district. Stuart Henderson, a wcl'-known  lawyer and promoter, is said lo be at the head of  the enterprise.  Tn 1920 Canada's railway deficit was 47 million  dollars, and this year it is likely to be one hundred  millions of dollars.    Canada is now paying for  Thai's all right: lhc pen may be mightier than! lhe lavishness of her politicians to railway pro-  Ihe sword���������������������������bul you've got to push it. ! motors ycars ago.  EVERYTHING   YOU   REQUIRE   IN  Crocjceryware  Gnociwes  PICNIC   UNES    COMPLETE  FRESH   FRUIT   EVERY   DAV  Agents   Massey-Harris' Co.   Machinery  Teece & Son     Phone 48    Flow, feed & Groceries  20% off  Everything in our Gent's Furnishings  until the en4 of the month  E. B. DUX  Men's Clothing, Boots & Shoes  Groceries, Etc.      Enderby  Counter Check Books ������������������������������������,,&  by your home printer at a saving to you, Mr. Merchant.  !?!������������������  i  .. i  11  .[  1  1  ~ 4 &  .Thursday, July 14, 1921  OKANAGAN  COMMONER  Picnic Parties  Salad   Dressing  Olives  Olive Oil  Pickles  Potted  Canned   Fruits  Oranges  Lemons  Bananas  Meats  Everything for the  pleasure-seeker  o  o  Enderby's  -   Quality ���������������������������  Store  DUNCAN BROS.  Phone 75    Enderby   -  Choice Cuts  Democracy and the Schoolmaster  By   Dean   H.   T.   J.   Coleman   of   B.C.   University  In his lecture in Enderby, given in April, Dean Coleman read an  allegory at the conclusion of his talk, which was greatly appreciated  Through the kindness of .Dean Coleman we are able to reproduce the  allegory:  Order your table fowl from us. We  are prepared to supply on  short notice  GEO. tt. SHARPE  Wholesale  and   Retail   Butcher  Enderby, B. C.   "  Some time ago I had a rather remarkable dream. It was a day dream,  but it had all the reality and the convincingness of those experiences of  the night time through which as the  ancients believe, the gods brought  guidance to perplexed mortals. It  is the dream of a dweller in the East,  aud hence it is much less substantial  than any of the dreams that you in the  West have already made real. In my  dream, I found my self in what looked  like oan ordinary school room. But  instead of boys aud girls there were  seated on the forms rows of men ancl  women, all busily writing on "slates  (for it was a very old fashoned school)  But my eye was caught and held by  the teacher. I cannot tell you what  she wore .but it was something very  simple and very pretty, and reminded  me not a little of the dress of the Ancient Greeks. It was .her face, however, that interested me most, not tht  features alone, though they were those  of a goddess, but the expression. In  it kindliness and sternness, childlike  faith and the wisdom that is as timeless as eternity, were all combined.  It must have been that she saw my  look of bewilderment as well as pf  reverence, for she beckoned te me and  as I approached, she s-y'd:  "Do you  not know  me."  I answered, "Indeed madam, I seem  to have seen your-face at many times  ancl in many places, but your name  just now escapes me".  "My name,",said she, "is Democracy,  and this is one of my schools."  "Have you many schools?" I ventured to inquire.  "Very many,"- she replied, "and in  ,'many  places.    I  have  one  just  now  W. J. LEMKE  W.M.  A.F.&A.M.  Enderby Lodge No. 40  Regular meetings ' first  Wednesday on or after the  full moon at 8 p. m. in Masonic Hall. Visiting  brethren cordially invited  C. If. REEVES  Secretary  been given to the garbage-man years  before. And they say further, that  even if she starts her school again  they won't attend, and, in fact, quite  a number of them have applied for  admission to my school. But I havc  told them plainly that they can only  be admitted to the primary classes,  find that the first one who turns up  her nose or even lifts her eyebrow:,  at her neighbors, will be sent home.  However, nearly all the boys are now  anxious to see the girls attend, though  there is still some trouble about one  of the classes. It is a laboratory class  In which each pupil takes a long slip  of paper with a number of names on  it and puts a cross opposite the ones  which are the right ones. Of course,  I know who the _ right ones are, and  they ought to know&if they really pro-  fitted by the lessons in the other subjects. But1 it is sad to think of the  silly mistakes which some of my best  pupils make even yet. I wouldn't  wonder if the girls did not, eventually,  become more proficient in this class  than the boys, though it is too early to  venture anything more than a hope  that such will be the case. There is  another thing to be said, and that is,  that in most of these laboratory classes boys and girls must work together,  if a correct answer is ever to be obtained, o   .  "I have .had one bitter disappointment, though, of late. There ave several countries in the continent of  Europe in which I _ have long wanted  to open classes. And after the great  fire there was an exceptionally good  opportunity. I had all but completed  'arrangements with a few of my older  Your Money WhenTravelling  T'HE complete services of this Bank at  ���������������������������home and its connections abroad  enable it to give the maximum of assistance to travellers. By making arrangements at any branch the traveller may  have his funds paid to him in any  - country. 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Correspondent* every*  where.  erishly    polishing   their   slates    with  all the arithmetic he had ever learned  pupils to help in carrying on this work,  among the farmers of Western Canada !when several that had been in jny  hat is attracting a great dea1. of atten - j school for neaily one hundred and fif-  tion, even as far away as Ottawa-Then'ty >rcai-s, and who were" in many ways f  I have night-schools for laboring men ' sreaf favorites of mine,. refused. toine^ man, and the strange thing is  that are showing some very promising help. It appears they were .jealous |th_at.^J1* werS a les^n in business  results.   Indeed, some of my verv best of some of the other pupils, and espec-, administration he would get the copy  the cuffs of their coats and starting  their work afresh, for- they apparently had reversed their copies also.  I am sure that the teacher noticed  them too, though she said nothing to  them, at least in my presence.  "That b,oy," she said; "referring to  the first offender," is. a wealthy busi-  pupils are in these schools.    Children ia"y of a ..stout-boy, with a red face, j"Sbt  every  time.     This  other  boy,"  from.wealthy homes are.often apt to  who doesn't shine very much in class. 'Pointing  to  one\o_f  the  two  we  had  ENDERBY   U>PGE  No. 35. K.of P.  Meets" 1st & 3rd  Monday eve  in Masonic Hall.    Visitoracor-  dially invited to attend.  G. A. R.VNDS., C. C  n. M. WALKER, K- R. S  R. J. COT.TART. M.F.  A  C. SKAWNG, B. A.,  barrister, Solicitor,  Notary Public.  INSURANCE    .  ^BLL Elk.        Enderby, B.C.  disappoint me. They are sadly disl but who has a habit of sticking at his both noticed hopes to be elected,  tracted from their lessons by dress and lessons until he h��������������������������� le^ned them.- I some day to the-legislature, but if he  motor-cars ana by a new game played  have no notion that this,refusal means jdoesn t   mend   his   ways, and  get  his  that these pupils are bad,at heart, for copy "ght every time in future, I will  just now. they are all suffering from a seo that he never gets there.'  with bits of pasteboard, that were  used, I believe, in the first place to  amuse a poor old French king who  was really not quite,right in his mind.  And then too, these wealthy children  think that I ought to start special  schools   just for them.    As if I would  recurring malady known as presidential election fever, but if they do not  decide to do their plain .duty just as  soon as they get better, I will have to  set  them  two  maxims  to  copy,���������������������������one  PUFEKA fcOPGP NO 50  |. 0. O. F.  J>JeeJs jsveryj, Tuesday evening at 8  o'clock. Visiting brothers corauilly  invited.  W. A. nUSSEM* N.G.       G. S. PUNCAN.V.G.  H. A. TEECE, Sec.  Notary PuWic  Insurance and General Agent  JAS. PICKSON  peJJ piocU Enderby  p. WATERSON  ENDERBY, B. C.  Estimates given on any job of brick &  stone work; building of fire places and  chimneys, etc.  Jn the Estate of  MARY   ELIZABETH   ROSOMAN  Late of Mara, B.C.  NOTICE is hereby given that all  persons having claims upon the estate  of the late '���������������������������Mary Elizabeth Rosoman,  whc died on the 20th day of March.  1921, are. required to send* to.'*William"  Owen and Rupert Ira Davy on or before the 10th day of August; A. D.  1921, a full statement of their claims  and of any securities held by them,  duly verified, nnd that after that date  the Executors will proceed to distribute the assets of the deceased  among the parties entitled thereto,  having regard only to the claims of  which they have notice.  Dated at Enderby, B.C., this Cth  clay of July, A.D. 1921.  A. O. SKALING.  Solicitor for the Executors.  think of such a-thing! Why, contact which "reads, 'Opportunity brings res-  with other children is what they most Ponslbility' and the other 'Handsome  need!" *s as handsome does", and have them  I must here remark that though her  pupils were all grown, persons, some  of them, indeed, no longer young, she  constantly referred to them as boys  and girls, ancl when I, noticed the- age-  old wisdom incher eyes,-I understood  why. and instinctively I came to regard them as boys ancl girls too.  She went on, "You see mine is a  school=^for-=-girls=as=-well-^as--for^=boys?=  For many years, in fact, for a great  many centuries, J have been anxious  to admit girls to my classes, but the  boys objected so strongly that I did  not insist, for J knew that they would  come to my point of view in time.  Then, too, there were some girls who  said that boys were too rough and  there were others who said that Mis3  Aristocracy's .select school was much  to be preferred to mine, since sho  taught self-indulgence and snobbishness and snubbing, and how to turn  out your toes when you bow, and how  to turn up your nose when you meet a  working man or a working girl in the  street, and, what is more, if you learned all the lessons and paid all the fees  and passed all the examinations, you  were given at graduation, a beautiful  family tree. ' _ *  "All this had pretty well changed,  however. There was a great fire a  few years ago, and Miss Aristocracy's  school was burned to the ground with  most of the school-books. And many  of the pupils, both the boys and the  girls, (for she had a boys' department  as -well) perished with it. Indeed,  many of my very best pupils lost  their lives in trying to put the fire put.  But worst of all for the poor lady, her  pupils blame her for starting the fire.  They say she dropped a lighted match  among a pile of prejudices and hatreds  ancl   other rubbish  that  should  have  write them each.a thousand times."  Now things happen very fast in a  dream, and I suppose it didn't, take  nearly as long for her to say these  "things as it does for me to report them.  Certainly all this time the pupils were  copying faithfully, with a good deal of  scratching, and that movement of the  tongue which is supposed to help to  get_the_l_e_tters_ ju_st_right.            "Would you like to see some of their  work?" the teacher asked. "Certainly," I replied. "Very well then,"  she said, "we wjll begin with this  row of pupils. This is a class in the  management of democratic institutions of all���������������������������the public school. Some  of these pupils are school trustees,  some are University-trustees, and I  have a sprinkling of professional ad-  min'strators, superintendents, presidents, and the like, who didn't learn  their jobs before they began them,  ancl who, when thoy came to mo first,  thought that all they had to do was to  raise money ancl make speeches, and  who insisted'on playing on. the school  grounds a nasty and really dangerous  game called  "sitting on the lid.'*  She held up one boy's slate ancl said  sternly, "What is this you have written? Read the copy."  And the boy read rather stammer-  ingly,'"Brains are of more value than  buildings."  "Now, read what you have written,"  and the boy read, "Buildings are of  more value than brains."  "There now," said the teacher, rub  out all your work and start again, and  remember, .if you make another mistake, I will send you to the Primary  class, for six months so that you can  learn how to read." While the teacher  was doing this, I noticed the behaviour of two other boys who were fev-  I looked over the boy's shoulder ancl  read in clear, fair words the copy  wliich the teacher had written for him  It was, "An ounce of- principle is worth  a pound of policy." I was rather interested in the third boy, for he bore  a strange resemblance to a government  official I had once known, so I looked  at his slate too, ancl read a somewhat  similar maxim, "A yard of sense" will  reach farther than a mile of regulations."  1 could see the boy shake his head  rather dubiously as lie perused his  copy, though he was careful to do  so when the teacher could not see him.  Poor fellow, it manifestly contradicted  A moment. later, the teacher took ���������������������������  hold of another boy by the coat-collar '  and shook him till his teeth actually/  rattled and then I saw that though she'  was gentle and kindly in. her manner,  she had a temper also, like some other  gentle and kindly, women that I know, '  and admire.   "You naughty, idle, boy,"  she said "see how you have been defac-  .--._- . -      - - - -     -   .-.-v  ing your slate' with those disgraceful  words   Look!"(and she turned to me):  It appeared that instead of writing the J  copy, which read somewhat'like jthis.  "The true teacher, is a public benefact-"  tor," he had been scribbling, as much  through   thoughtlessness   as   through  ill-intent,   the   words,'*Hire   and   Fire,  Hire and Fire'- ali over liis slate..  "This boy," the" teacher ,-explained,  "is not really one of my pupils. He,  came to- me a few days ago from" a -  school kept by old Mr. Bureaucracy  down the street. It is/a decayed sort  of institution, and the old fellow has  no more sense than to teach such silly  expressions as these under the belief,  I suppose,. that they are the quint- .  essence of wisdom. The rest of his  curriculum consists, I am tojd,* in  teaching his pupils to wind yards a.nd  yards of red tape without a single  wrong turn or. twist. He has a sort of  pathetic belief that no one can succeed  in life unless he Is trained- in this art,  and if one of the'boys makes a mistake  Continued onlast pa?e  To deliver in Enderby at VernTm prices,  McCormick and Deering farm Implements  Pinchers       Jt&fces       Mowers  Te44ers     gmfler Twme  A few Pises ana4 Gang Plows will be sold  AT COST to clean up.  G. S. Gaibf aitb & Sons  Phone 83 Vernon  KING EDWARD  A name  that stands for the best in hotel service  King Edward Hotel    L,KURPHY      Enderby  C- OKANAGAN  COMMONER  Thursday, July 14, 1921  xx it  if CHURCH   SERVICES X  a x a a a ax ax xxx*** x  METHODIST   CHURCH  Pastor, Capt. Rev. J. G. Gibson.  Sunday  School  at   2.30  p.m.  Bible Class at 2:30 p.m.  Mabel Lake at 10 a.m.  Ashton Creek at 12 o'clock noon.  Evening   Service   at   7.30   p.m.   Subject,  "The  Publican."  Everyone cordially  invited.  Democracy and  the Schoolmaster  A.  ST., ANDREW'S CHURCH  Minister:' Rev.  John  W.  Stott,  B.  If a member, Duty calls yoii.  if a non-church goer, this invites you;  If a stranger, a church home for you.  Whosoever  you   may   be.  a  welcome  awaits   you���������������������������At   St.   Andrew's.  Sunday, 11 a.m. and 7.30 p.m.  S. S. at 10; Hullcar at 3.  BAPTIST    CHURCH  Pastor, Stanley Smith  Services  every  Sunday at 3 p.m.  Union  prayer  meeting  every  Tuesday at S p.m.  Cordial invitation extended to all.  ENDERBY     OPERA     HOUSE  SATURDAY, July 16, 1921  Five-Reel -Feature  "HER   EEPHANT   MAN"  Starring   Shirley     Mason;    and    Sunshine    Comedy.    "Roaming   Bathtub."  Show starts at S p.m.   Prices 15c & 35c  WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY  July 20 & 21  DOULGAS  FAIRBANKS  in  "When  the Clouds Roll By'; also 2-reol detective story.    Prices, 2i5c & 50c.    Show  starts at S p.m. _-.        c  x x x x x x a x xxxx  X COMING    EVENTS ������������������ X  y All ads under this head; 15c line X  sr  sr   sr sr  sr  sr sr  sr  sr sr  sr sr  sr  sr sr   sr  ,m   Ms   rs   #%   rs   ������������������   J..   ������������������   *"*���������������������������   ***������������������   **   ������������������   JS   ������������������   ������������������    JS  The regular meeting of Enderby  Local, U. F.. will be held in Farmer's  Hall, Thursday, July 21st.  X  The Presbyterian Ladies Aid will  hold an ice cream social on Mr.Pecl's  lawn. Friday afternoon and evening.  July 22nd. 2c  -  3c a word first insertion. 2o ��������������������������� word "each ins������������������r-  slion'thereafter:   25c minimum charge:    10c extr������������������  where cash does not accompany order.  FOR SALE���������������������������Several good milk cows;  too many on hand. Harris_& Son,  Enderbv-Grindrod  Rd   phone' F5013.  jyl4-3p  FURNISHED      OR     UNFURNISHED  ���������������������������   rooms   to   rent;   light-housekeeping  arranged.    Apply Box S, Commoner  oflice, Enclerby. jy7-tf  FIVE DOLLARS REWARD will be  paid for information leading to the  conviction of any person or persons  damaging trees and fences, or  stealing fruit from the property of  George R. Lawes. jy7-3c  SEVERAL good milk cows for sale.  Mrs. B. R. Campbell. Deep Creek,  near Hullcar, P.O. address, R. R. 1,  Enderby. ' jne  30-tf  FOR SALE���������������������������Heavy ��������������������������� quarter-oak dining table; also sideboard. Apply.  Mrs. C. Strickland, Enderby. jne30tf  FOR SALE���������������������������50-acre dairy farm as a  going concern; near Mara. Apply,  Mrs. B. Campbell, Mara, B.C.     j2-2p  T^OTVSACE"���������������������������"Seve"n"fb"oln~"two"^story  frame house with acre of land and  outhouses. Price $3,000. Apply Mrs.  S. O. Skjeie, Enclerby. m5-tf  FOR SALE���������������������������Six-roomed cottage unfurnished or furnished with everything for immediate occupation. 2  large lots.    Apply Ed. Gray.    a21-6p  ENDERBY   WEATHER    REPORT  for the month of June, 1921  Date  1  2  3  ���������������������������I  5  li  7  S  9  10  11  .12  13  14  15  1X1  17  IS  10  20  21  22  23  24  25  26  27  2S  29  30  Max  S3  R5  70  M0  sr,  75  76  72  GO  07  75  67  67  70  6S  75  74  75  74  76  77  SI  So  S5  79  71  74  SO  75  70  Min  47  56  60  57  ���������������������������in  52  45  51  45  50  42  42  40  40  42  55  55  53  5S  47  51  5S  51  50  51  46  51  55  4S  Range  36  Rain  Continued from third page  he is as savage an old bully as you  would wish (or rather, would not  wish) to see. Otherwise, he is good-  natured enough and if .he has had a  !good dinner and the boys are discreet  enough .-not' to rouse him with their  hubbub, he dozes all afternoon, wakes  at four o'clock, tells them they have  bcen "good children and1 then sends  them home."  "I am very much interested," I remarked, "in all that I have seen and  'heard. I think your methods are admirable and certainly these pupils are  sadly in need of your instruction. You  see, I am a teacher myself��������������������������� though  people do call mc professor���������������������������." "Indeed," she replied, rather dryly, I  thought, "then perhaps you will be  interested in this other class, ancl she  directed my attention to another row  of seats. There were far more girls  in this class, I may say, than there  were boys, and so I was prepared for  the information that this was a class  of teachers. I noticed, however, a  a number of rather serious looking,  a number of rather serious looking,  spectacled boys at the end, wearing  caps and gowns. "But these", I remarked, pointing towards them, "are  surely profesors." "Trus," she replied,  "but they are teachers also. The other  kind���������������������������those who are merely professor���������������������������I won't have in my school on  any account. Would you like to hear  this class recite?" she inquired. "Very  ���������������������������much indeed," I answered.  "Very well then"���������������������������(Miss A)���������������������������"What  is Education?"  "Please, Ma'am, I dont know."  "No! 'that   isn't   the   right  answer;  SMiss B. will you tell us?"  "Please, Ma'am, I know but I can't  teli- ���������������������������;���������������������������  "Very good, Miss B. That is about  as good an answer as can be given just  now. You see all the great things in  life.like life itself, ancl love,, and happiness, aro.things which we may know  a geat deal about without being able  to define them. Perhaps in another  thousand years some of my bright pupils may be able to frame a definition  that I can accept. It takes a lot of  eompression to put an ocean of meaning into a pint cup of d.efinition. Now  you may turn to your Arithmetic and  work the two questions .1 have put on  tlie blackboard for you. If you can  get a satisfactory answer you will do  better than I can."  I do not remember the details of the  questions, but the first ran somewhat  like this. ' "If the average salary of  elementary schol teachers is so much,  and they have to spend so much for  board and lodging, and dress' and  laundry, ancl doctor's bills and sundries, how much will they have left  for books and travel to say nothing of  prevision tor old age." Ancl the "second was a similar one, except that it  was about a young University professor with a wife and famiy and the problem of keeping up appearances on a  1 im? ted. _number_of__ dollars., .which _had  30  14  20  .06  2S  30  24  .90  27  IS  .17  22  25  .14  25  .55  25  30  2S  33  19  20  .20  21  J  IS  30  .05  30  27  34  .33  29  20  .03  2S  29  20  22  .15  shrunk each to the dimension of fifty  cents.  "Tin's class is improving, the teacher  remarked, "but. after all, the.v bave  SO much to learn. Sometimes I almost despair of them. It took me  nearly a hundred years to teach them  the meaning o.f the, simple expression,  "Education through play.'' Thcy all  insisted at the outset that play was a  waste of ime and interfered with children's studies. Then thcy all believed,  and many of tbem still do. that the"  mind and tbo body have no relationship one to the other, and all inspite  of thc fact that for the hist two  thousand years I. have been urf'ng  with them a book maxim that I got  from a Roman age, which reads, "A  sound mind in a sound body." Some  of them don't even write the word  "education" correctly yet. Many pf  the professors write it E-r-u-d-i-t-i-o-n  ���������������������������as if the more one ate the healthier  one became���������������������������and many others write  it E-x-a-m-i-n-a-t-i-o-n���������������������������as if the best  way to make a plant grow was to pull  it up by.the roots every week or so,  to see "how fast it is growing."  "You must understand, of course,  that what you have seen this morning is only a small part of my school.  You ought to see thee workshops and  the play grounds. I may seem quite  old-fashioned in some of my methods j  S clear days, 11 part clear, 11 cloudy I of   teaching,   but   they   are   no   older  Mean temperature for month, 62.63; 'aftei. al]> than the numan nature thcy  are i- tended to fit.  In our workshops, however, we are  introducing a new scheme of organization, based on the, very interesting  arid, I think, the perfectly sound principle that man is more important  than machinery, and in our plaj'-  grounds and our other social activities we are finding a great deal of  use in an old maxim which says-, "Do  unto others as you would that they  should do unto you."  "Oh, ��������������������������� I am really sorry that you  must go. Perhaps we have some  classes that later you yourself would  like to attend, for I can see that you  have been interested. Here is a booklet which you may care to show to  your friends. Youwill see that we are  quite up-to-date in, our advertising  methods at least."  These words followed my repeated  protestations that wnile I would like  to stay a day or even a week, I really  could not remain any longer just then.  But certainly I would return, especially since this rather remarkable  teacher had, in part of our conversation which I ha/e omitted to report,  informed me that she intended to give  a course of lessons especially for  school teachers and parents, on the  true meaning of the terms freedom  ancl discipline. I had often feared  that these terms could never be reconciled, but she insisted that they  can. -  When I stepped outside, I glanced  for a moment at the cover of the  booklet which .had been placed in my  hand. It read, as I recall, now, as  follows: "The School Democracy���������������������������  open every year from January 1st to  December 31st. Instruction given in  all languages. Special- classes for  backward peoples." Ancl at the bottom was a sentence, manifestly a quotation. This sentence was rather  quaint in its wording, ancl some of the  more learned among you may recognize its source. It read: "Therefore,  my son, get wisdom, ancl with all. thy  getting get understanding, for thc  merchandise o* wisdom is better than  silver, ancl the gain thereof than fine  gold."      , -   -     -  And then I awoke. Like other  dreams, it seemed quite real while  it lasted.' Now that 1-look at it by  daylight of my working consciousness, it; does not seem to hang together after the logical fashion of a  mathematical demonstration, .or even  after the artistic fashion cf a well-  told story. But I like to recall it all  the same.  The Tearful TomJ  I  met a weeping toad today,  And  bitter were his woes,  I paused a moment o;ni my way,  As tears coursed, down his nose.  "Oh, tell me, toad," quoth I, "I pray  Why art so lachrymose?"  "I can't restrain tihe acrid tear,"-  Sobbed  he  w.ith  streaming chops,  "For bankruptcy's my lot, I 'fear,  ���������������������������Despite the best or crcips,  For since there is no sale for beer  I cannot sell my ihoips."  ���������������������������J.   K.   Bangs,  in  Life.  -G AR D-O F=T-H A N KS=  We" desire  to   express   our  sincere  thanks to all friends who were so kind  to us in our recent bereavement.  Mr. and Mrs. G. A. R. Vogel & Family  highest, S5;   lowest, 40  N.  I-I. KENNY  I  Observer  The New Price  $842.60  complete with self-starter and"  all taxes paid  You cannot make a mistake in buy-  ng  a  1921  Ford���������������������������the  Universal  car.  Equipped   with   self-starter,   demountable  rims,  one-man  top.    No  car  on  the. market at anything like the price  will give you the satisfaction thiss car  will.    Let us demonstrate it to you.  GEO. A. RANDS  Ford Dealer, Enderby  j^a FOUR ROUNDS  "^       8 days -CASH SALE���������������������������8 *'  Fri., July 15 to Sat. 23rd, inclusive  FIRST ROUND  COTTON, 36-inches wide  SPECIAL,   ......; 25c yard,    '     SALE PRICE    5 yards, $1.00'  SPECIAL...  .*.    30c   yard SALE PRICE  ........4 yards $1.00  SPECIAL     40c   yard       SALE PRICE  5 yards $1.75  SPECIAL       GOc  yard    SALE PRICE      5 .yards $2.50  SPECIAL���������������������������Balance of Voile and  Foulards at less  than replacement price.  MARBLISI-IEAD white Suiting, reg. 45c yard;  EXTRA SPECIAL, 2 yds, 75c  SHEETING, S/4 Rose Quality, reg. 75   yd "SPECIAL  60c yard  SHEETING.   9/4   Twill,   reg.' 95c   yd; SALE  PRICE       80c yd  SHEETING, 9/4 very best, reg. $1.50; SPECIAL, $1.10; EXTRA special, 95c  PILLOW TUBING, reg. 50c yard;   SPECIAL   . S.     10c  PILLOW  TUBING, reg.  GOc yd;   SPECIAL      50c  PILLOW TUBING, reg. 70c yard;   SPECIAL       60c  WHITE BED SPREADS, reg. $S.50 each;    SPECIAL    $6.75  _WH1TE BED SPREADS; reg $3.75;  SPECIAL    $2.95  "WHITE  BED SPREADS;   reg. $3.25;  SPECIAL       $2.50  WHITE  BED  SPREADS, reg.  $3.00;  SPECIAL         $2.25  ENGLISH  GINGHAM,  reg.   45c yard; SPECIAL ....5 yards, $1.S5-  PRUE PRINT, big range, reg. 40c ������������������ 45c;   SPECIAL,    5 yds $1.65  CURTAIN SCRIM, reg. 35c; SPECIAL VALUE, 25c. Ex. Special, 5 yds $1.00  CURTAIN SCRIM, reg. 40c; Special Value*.$30c;  Extra Special, 5 yds, $1.00  CURTAIN  MARQUISETTE,  reg.  75c;    EXTRA SPECIAL   45c yd  ENGLISH   MADRAS,   reg.   $1.25   yd; SPECIAL    f     SOc  ENGLISH MADRAS, reg. $1.20 yard; SPECIAL    75c  CORTICELLI   Fingering   Yarn,   1-oz. Ball. reg. 30c ball;  SPECIAL,   25c  CORT1CELLI Fingering Yarn, Silveryleam & Silkflake, reg 40c; spe 35c ball  Second Round  HOSIERY   DEPARTMENT  HAPPY LASS, fast dyes, 2 ancl 1 rib; .Children's sizes,  5 t0  10, reg  35c to 40c:  EXTRA SPECIAL    30c  pair  HERCULES RIB HOSE for the boys-; sizes S to 10;   reg'75c;   Special..60c  j&rThis Department carries the best lines of Hose made in Canada, ancl  all lines are being offered 'at greatly-reduced prices. ,  Third Round  SHOE DEPARTMENT  Ladies' Black Kid Oxford; Veg. $5.50; SPECIAL   .. ;���������������������������    $3.95  Ladies'  Patent  Pump,  reg.   $5.95;   SPECIAL .$3.95;   small  sizes  only  Ladies'  Strap   Slipper,  all   sizes,  best quality;  reg. $6.75;   Special  ....$5.75  Eclipse Slippers, all sizes and all reduced for this sale.  IF YOU  WEAR SHOES.  BUY  NOW !  White Shoes, leather sole, reg. $4.25; SPECIAL   ...$2.95;   large  sizes  only  White Shoes, rubber sole, reg. $3.50;   SPECIAL,   (all   sizes)    $2.50  White Shoes, rubber soles, also Brownie, for Children and Misses���������������������������  Child's sizes, 3 ���������������������������/,  to 10, reg. $1.40; SPECIAL  $i 05  Misses'  sizes.   11  to  2;   reg  $1.50: SPECIAL $1.15  Yachting, Tennis, white and  brown; Iadies',Boys',Girls' all5 greatly reduced  Ready-to-wear   Underskirts, Blouses, House Dresses, below present-day cost  Fourth Hound���������������������������A Knock-out  BOY'S  TROUSERS, all  sizes, $1.35 and $1.95  ARRIVING   BY   EXPRESS   FIRST  OF    THE     WEEK���������������������������SWISS     EMBROID-  -     V ERIES at  MANUFACTURERS' PRICE.  S. H. SPEERS,   Enderby Pry-Good*  mem  wmmt  Perfection ami JFJorence  Oil Stoves -  Screen Poors w4 Ww4ows  b������������������awn JJVffowers  Jjqwr Jftose sw4 Sprwfcjers  Watering Oana  T^feeWie-lvona-  McMAftQN & MACJC  HEAVY   AND   SHELF   HARDWARE    PLUMPING   AND   FITTING  QBXmf  FORESTS  Mean More  BURNT  FORESTS  /  Payrolls  Fish  Employ went  Crops  Recreation  Game  Mean Less  MORAL��������������������������� Be careful with Fire  1  '~V  I


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