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 u i i),��>-,t:m����� "'*,":  lidfitom lUtotb  } kwMsisVs Aaaswbt  '-'iotftrtsj. B,c.  VOL XI   NO. 6  KELOWNA BRITISH COLUMBIA, THURSDAY. DECEMBER 26. I9I8.-4 PAGES ^/  $1 JO Per Annum  Council Discusses Veterans' Land Scheme  Arrangements Made for Civic  Elections  "That the Dominion govern.  ment secure ��� tract or tracts of  land in the district of Kelowna���  more than 2,000 men having enlisted from this district who will  desire to settle here on their return  ���and proviaion for them should  be made on Indian reserve and  other lands now lying idle around  Kelowna." -  This was the substance of a resolution passed bv the city council  st Monday evening's meeting, and  was the outcome ot a discussion  rsised by a proposal of the local  War Veterans' Association to form  a community settlement. A draft  of this scheme had been sent for  the consideration of the council,  and if possible for endorsation.  After giving this matter careful  consideration the council decided  that it might be advisable in the  first place to request the proper  authorities to make an allotment  of certain lands- in the Kelowna  district for the use of returned soldiers, several members expressing  the opinion that the question of  community-settlement or separate  holdings should be left to the returned soldiers to decide.  A letter from Mayor Gale, of  Vancouver, in reference to the  " Reconstruction" problem suggested the formation in Kelowna of a  committee similar tb that formed  atthe coast.  A letter was read from J. R. Forsyth, for the Custodian of Enemy  Property, enclosing a notice requiring information from all classes of Canadian citizens in connection with such property.  Mr. S. M. Gore wrote suggesting j  that the council supply a free light  to be placed on his verandah,  pointing out that this would take  the place of a street light which  the council had been unable to see  its way clear to instal. The request  was referred to the committee.  Mrs. G. M. Windsor expressed  hei willingness to accept the city's  offer for a further year'a lease on  the police offices at $25 per month.  It was decided  not to  hold the  annual meeting of  ratepayers, but  ' that each  head of   a   committee  should   prepare a report for publication.  A resolution was passed making  the following grants to organiza  tions:���  Kelowna Hospital Socty. ...$376.12  Kelowna Aquatic Assn. ... 102.62  Okan. Ambulance League.. 40.58  Prisoners of War Fund   ...    40 56  Agricultural Assn      9.17  Fire Brigade   100.00  Returned Soldiers get  Enthusiastic Greeting  Fire Brigade Turn Out in Force  to Greet Comrade  Perhaps.the most enthusisstic  demonstration which has yet been  held in welcoming returned men  took place last Friday afternoon  when the Sicamous brought in a  a party of well-known Kelowna  boys. The Fire Brigade turned out  in full force, with both engines,  while the hooters of both boat and  power house, including the fire  syren, aummoned an unusually  large crowd to the wharf.  The chief object of the fire brigade's enthusiasm was Gunner  Harman Willits, a member of that  body which contributed so many  of its number to oversees service.  Gunner Willits went over early,  transferring from the B.C- Horse,  and with a detachment of artillery  saw some heavy service. Wet and  exposure, however, brought on an  attack of trench fever, and he was  sent back to hospital. He was  overwhelmed with congratulaiions  and hand shaking as he stepped  from the boat, and was finally  hoisted shoulder high and carried  to the waiting fire engines, which  then proceeded in noisy procession  through the streets.  Lance-Corporal J. Paret, another  of the returning party, was first with  the 172nd as sergeant, and spent  some time in England as an instructor, later volunteering with a  draft for the trenchea. He was  with the Canadians in some of  their hardest fighting, but he, too,  was at length incapacitated by the  fever and wounds and had to go  back to England.  Pte. Albert Raymer found on  arrival in England that he could  not qualify physically for France,  so he was kept in England as an  instructor in musketry.  Pte. W. Mathews was one of the  original first contingent, joining the  colors almost immediately war waa  declared. "He has been through  the thickest of the war, twice being  wounded.  Pte. H. Mallam, has also seen  a good deal of service, being one  of the B. C. Horse who volunteered  for active service.  Jim Patterson, until lately-of the  Royal Flying Corps, at Toronto,  also returned by the same boat.  lt was torn ally resolved that  nominalions for Mayor, Aldermen  and Police Commissioners for the  ensuing year, and also for School  Trustees, be held on Monday, Jan'  uary Oth, 1919, and that a poll be  held if necessary, on Thursday,  January 16th, 1919.  SCENE FROM "HEARTS OF THE WORLD"  AT OPERA HOUSE NEXT TUESDAY NIGHT  NOTICE  TO PREVENT THE SPREAD OF SPANISH INFLUENZA THE MEDICAL HEALTH OFFICER ORDERS THAT  ALL SCHOOLS, THEATRES AND POOL ROOMS BE  CLOSED) THAT CHURCH SERVICES AND LODGE MEETINGS BE SUSPENDED! AND tHAT NO PUBLIC GATHERINGS  OF MORE   THAN TSN BE ALLOWED.  D. W.  SUTHERLAND,  Mayor.  Propose Soldiers' Cooperative Settlement  Community   Farm   Will   Be  Formed By Pooling Interests  The local Great War Veterans'  Association and a local committee  of business men are behind a  scheme for co-operative or community land settlement for returned men, which has many features  to recommend it, and which will  no doubt meet with hearty support,  provided the federal government  can be induced to grant the needed facilities.  Briefly outlined the plan is this:  that a number of returned men,  soldiers' widows, and other dependents who are entitled to land  grants under the soldiers' settlement arrangements, should pool  their interests and with the help of  the government acquire a tract of  land (of the adjacent Indian reserves is suggested), and establish  a co-operative agricultural settlement.' ���  For the purpose of working out  the details of this scheme and laying it before the proper authorities  a committee of citizens and business men comprising Msyor Sutherland snd Messrs. E. R. Bailey,  Grote Stirling, M. Hereron, W. G.  Benson and P. B. Willits are working with the War Veterans, who  have also appointed a committee  consisting of Geo. Kennedy, J. C.  Anderson and Jamea Inglis.  The attractive points in connection with this^scheme as presented  by the committee are :���  I. That many of the men are  not physically capable of taking  up land by themselves, especially  bush land, though they keenly desire to settle on the land ; 2. That  such agricultural pursuits can be  thus taken in hand which will, in  various ways, provide work for the  .partially disabled ; 3. That mutual  assistance will be facilitated, and,  should a man be injured or lose  his health, his holding will be more  easily negotiable, and in the event  of hia death his dependents would  be better provided for; 4. That  the money loaned would be, under the supervision provided, more  secure; 5, That army life has had  the effect of making many men  desirous of working together with  their fellows, rather than as isolated  units; 6. That provision is made  for the interests of soldiers' widows  and other dependents, snd of men  who are: Incapacitated, not adaptable to farming, prevented by other occupations dom actually settling on the land, or desirous of  taking up University courses before  settling down, on the land.  7. That it would tend to smooth  away the difficulty of providing  men with areas of land of exsctly  the same value. Differences of  value disappear in the pooling.  One of the greatest attractions  of this scheme is that the climate  of the Okanagan is specially suited  to men who have passed through  the exacting conditions of the great  war; whose health has been to a  greater or less extent affected by  gas, rheumatism, etc. And, moreover, the industries which flourish  in the district, are such that many  opportunities are offered for light  work and winter work.  In the immediate vicinity of Kelowna there are several Indian reserves, some with no Indians left;  some with no Indians left belonging to them ; and others with but  two or three; and these could be  transferred to adjacent reserves.  There is a reserve just north of  Kelowna containing 640 acrea,  with a creek running through it,  which would provide irrigation. It  is partially cleared and the sbil is  good, and there is nothing to hinder a start being made at the end  of the winter. Two others lying  across the Okanagan Lake from  Kelowna, of about 3,000 to 4,000  acres, have adjoining them a tract  of partially cleared land of some  1,000 acres which could be acquired from a company, and together  they would form an admirable site  for further development aa the  men return For this land sn irrigation system from the neighbouring creeks would be required. On  one of these creeks the adjoining  land just mentioned is recorded.  The construction of the system  would provide work for a good  many returned men for a year or  more, whilst others could be busy  with the clearing, fencing and preparation of the land itself.    .  Besides these reserves there are  other tracts ot land available for  extension which could be purchased, and some of which lie under  the main systems of existing irrigation works.  The scheme ao appeals to the  G.W.V.A. that it appeara likely  that returned men in considerable  numbers will be desirous of com-  ing under it, but aa it is advisable  to make a commencement without  delay a atari conld be made by  those available on a amall area,  extensiou following as requited.  The land could be alloted on  an acreage baaia per man, and be  placed in the hands of a Veterans'  Association governed by an executive elected irom their numbers,  with a representative of the gov  ernment to adviae and co-operate  in directing. The executive would  be guided by stringent rules gov.  erning methods of procedure, snd  one-third should retire each year.  Funds for development purposes  would be borrowed from the government and would provide wages  for the veterana who work on the  land. The profits derived after  deductiona for amortization charges, would be alloted to thoae  whose interest* hsve been pooled.  The value of each tract of land,  with water on it, would have to be  aecertained and the acreage per  man arrived at. For instance  where land ia worth $250 an acre,  and the total sum per man $5,000,  ihe basis would be twenty acres  per man. Again, where the valua-  O  Friedrich Ebert, Socialist Premier of Germany, declared in an interview that he did not know of  anv legal method by which the  surrender of Count William Ho-  henzollern could be forced.  Strike Epidemic Breaks  Out in Germany  An epidemic of strikes is reported from Germany, in aome cases  for higher wagea, and in othera  for the so-called famine aubaidy.  The Krupps directorate have notified their workers thst many foremen and most of the 200.000  workers must be dismissed, as  there is only work for about 12,-  000 men. Vorwaetz demands that  the government at once undertake  public worka that will keep the  gieat plants going.  No more Canadian troops will  be sent to Siberia Ceneral Mewbum  stated in an interview.  'ion of the land' is $50 per acre'  ���nd the cost of an irrigation ays-  tern $100 per acre, the amount per  man would be 33 and one-third  acres. But no feelings of hardship  amongst the men could arise, aa  the land would all be pooled aa  the scheme expanded, and become  the property of the men'a association.  With regard to the lands across  the lake which would "quire the  construction of an irrigation system. Complete plans for auch a  aystem were got out by the company owning the adjoining tract of  land, and it ia understood that thia  aystem could, without difficulty, be  extended to serve the reserve. The  money would have to be borrowed  from the government, and when  expended would repreaent a portion of the value of the irrigated  land alloted to the Association for  a definite number of men. This  irrigation scheme did not include  the construction of reservoirs at  the headwater, but with the inclusion of the reserve this would become necessary.  Copies of this draft scheme have  been forwarded to the Hon. Arthur,  Meighen, miniater of the interior  and the Board of Trade and city  council are each lending their aid  to aecure the release of the Indian  reserves for settlement purposes,  The members of the local War  Veterans' Association are meeting  Saturday to discuss their land settlement scheme and also to elect  delegatea to attend a provincial  convention  to  be held  at   Van-  Former Kelowna Girl  is Influenza Victim  It was the sad experience of Mra.  Geo. Patteraon, who left Kelowna  early last week in reponte to an  urgent telegram announcing tha  serious .lines of her daughter, Mrs.  Rosa L. Henning, to arrive too late  to see her alive. Complications  following an attack of influenza  were tha cause of death, whieh occurred last Thursday at Seattle.  Up to two or three years ago  Miss Rosa Patterson wss one of  Kelowna's best known young  ladies. She was a pupil at the  High School, and was later on the  staff of the telephone exchange.  She waa married to A. W. Henning  who was here with the firm of  Grant Smith tt Co., the contractors  who built thia section of tha Kettle  Valley Ry. She was twenty-four  vears of age, and leavea one little  girl.  Mr. Roy Sweeney haa generously given to the local War Veterana'  Association a free leaae of fifteen  acrea of land at Okanagan Mission  to be used in any way to benefit  the funda of the Association.  The prize drawing contest in  connection with Trenwith's store  came to an end on Christmas Eve,  the winning numbers being declared aa follows: First, 412, for  the doll; second, 1239, for the  reading lamp ; third, 3581, for the  express wagon.  Five hundied and seventeen  ships have been added to the Britiah navy aince August, 1914. The  new ve/sels) include seven battleships, five battle cruisers, twenty-six  light cruisers, seventeen monitors,  230 destroyers and 232 mine  sweepers and special aervice craft.  The former German empreaa will  hardly live to aee the new year, it  is stated. Her ailment, heart disease, haa grown conaiderably worse  during the past exciting weeks.  Previously, for aeveral months, she  had suffered from the effects of a  stroke of apoplexy. The condition  of the former empress haa had a  aerious effect on her husband, who  also is seriously ill. It is feared that  hia ear trouble will spread to the  brain. Alao, his nervous condition  is bad.  BUY  War-Savings Stamps  On Sale at all  MONEY-ORDER POST OFFICES  BANKS AND  WHEREVER  THIS  SIGN  IS  DISPLAYED  BUY War-Savings Stamps for $4.00 each, place  them on tlie Certificate, which will be given to  you; have your Stamps registered against loss,  bee of charge at any Money-Order Post Office; and on the first  day of 1934, Canada will pay you $5.00 each for your stamps.  As an aid to the purchase of W.-S. S. you can buy THRIFT  Stamps for 25 cents each. Sixteen of these Thrift Stamps on a  Thrift Card will be exchanged for a W.-S. S. Thrift Stamps do  not bear interest. Their virtue is that they enable you to  apply every 25 centa you can save towards the purchase of a  Government, interest-bearing security.  If high rates of interest must be paid on Government borrowings it is but right that every man, woman, and child ahould  have the opportunity to earn this interest"���Sir Thomas WiU*.  $5JJ for $4M PAGE TWO  KELOWNA  RECORD  Thursday, December 26th, 1^  KELOWNH RECORD  Published srsry Thursday at Katewna,  British Colombia  .TORN LEATHXET  K-rritor and Prapristsr  SUR8CR1PTION  RATES  fl.SO   psr    rear;    71s..    sll    months    UsItoS  Hislss 10 osaU aoVStloaal.  Ssbsoribers st lbs rstrslM ra*s c-aa hsvs  sstrs Mpsrs mftllsd io trtsods si s dtstarMrs  st HALF RATE. I.s.. 7> esals osr ssar.  This sdsoIsI nrlvllssts Is srsaUd lor its  otrrposs ol edvsrtislas ��hs nits, sad dlsirio*.  AH ssbsorlptloss oasabl* la advaass  ADVKIITIHINU BATES  UilKlE NOTIOEB. PROintSSIONAL CABDH  ETU.. -fi Mats osr volume ItseS osr steal.  LAND AND TIMHER N(lTlt:E8-S0 dars. Sir  eo dsss 17.  WATBR NOTICK.H-.to lor Un lassrtloas.  I.W1A1.   AUVKBTIHINtl-Flrst    Inssrtloa.    IS  osots osr lias: ssca snbssqasnt tsssrllos. A  writs usr lias.  CLASSIFIED   ADVERTISEMENTS -1 ssnU  psr word    tirst inssrtloa,  1  osnt  psr word  sarrh subssgusnt Inssrtlon.  IllSI'I.AY ADVERTISEMENTS - T��o laches  and onrlsr. 60 esnts psr Inoh lirst insertion  nvsr two Indie. 40 esnts per inoh lirst In-  ssrtion: 20 osnts per Ineh sfteb subseqnsnt  insertion.  Orders for  Local  Scouts  I prepared*     Kelowna Troop  Troop First; Self Last  Edited by Pioneer. Dec. 24. 1918.  All eiiAHi/nN In contract ndvcrtlMinonti matt  in In the tmndi ol th* prioUr bv T'iMKin*  nvnning lo oninre nulilitwtlon ia th* mux*  lUMs  Discuss Organization  of District Y.M.C.A.  A meeting was held in Vernon  last week in the interests nf the  Y.M.C.A. movement for town and  country work.  The meeting was addressed by  Mr. C. D. Thornton, secretary for  the Town and Country Wotk Department ol the National Council of  Y.M.C.A. (Western Division), who  staled that the objret nf this movement >vas (or the organization of  men (or community service, replacing of leadership lost by the war;  provision (or an enlistment of returned men in community activities ; conservation o( boy life ; increased p.oduction and better aocial conditions. It was a work where  personal force was primary, equipment secondary, and in which  groups of men under local volunteer leadership carry out a program  giving emphasis to the religious,  educational, social and physical  development.  lt was proposed to have a diatrict  of this nature for the citiea of Enderby, Armstrong, Vernon, Kelowna  and Penticton, each city having  its own local board consisting of  three or more men, who would be  organized with committeea on boys  work, recreational work, religion,  education, community aervice and  finances, and each local board to  have members elected to the district committee whose duly it would  be to supervise the work and employ a trained secretary, who would  reside in the district and give hia  entire time to the work. His duties  would be to organize the boya into  groups or clubs, each such group  being organized with its own offic-  eis of boys, thus teaching self gov  eminent and appealing to the sense  of ownership. The men of the  community are organizing into a  group for the purpose of training,  in Christian leadership, in a atudy  of community problems and of initiating and aupervising agenciea  for improvement of rot imunity life  and auch other activilies aa are required for the individual needa of  each city.  An annual budget ot  approxim  ately $3500 would be required for  the district composed of  the  aaid  cities, and it  would   be  necessary  before the trained secretary of the  Y.M.C.A.   would  coinmei.ee that  there be sufficient pledges to ensure  two years' work for such secretary.  It was desided   to  endorse   the  movement; but as it waa  (elt  the  number present was not sufficiently  large to adequately  represent the  city, it waa decided  that  nothing  further be done until such time aa  the other citiea had also endorsed  the plan and to await the  date  of  the convention of  delegatea  from  the interested cities. i  We heard from Mr. Zimmerman  ol Summerland laat week, and two  teams, possibly three, are anxious  to come up and pint basketball  just as soon as the "Flu" ban is  lifted. That meana that there will  be at least 15 visiting Scouts whom  we should like to billet around the  different local homes. The visitors  will come up on a Fridav morning  the matches will be plaved that  evening, or if there are three teams  one match will be played in the  afternoon, and they will return  home on Saturday afternoon's boat.  We should like to hear from anv  of our scouts or their parents nr  friends immediately who will be  able to billet one or two of our  visitors for this occasion. Telephone  any of the leaders or the scout-  master. We have to make all arrangements some little lime ahead.  After the matches we shnll send  down teams to Summerland for  return matches. Any scout in our  troop who hopes to get on a team  must attend practices regularly.  Before these matches wilh Summerland we hope to put on a match  between two good local teams, and  also to persuade the ladies to put  on a match the same evening. We  shall announce the date as sonn ns  the "Flu" ban is lifted.  The scoutmaster has just had a  letter from Assistant Scoutmaster  Keon, saying he expects to be back  in Vancouver immediately. We  hope lhat he will be able to get  down to work with us again.  S. M. Atkinson, formerly of Penticton, but who is now attending  St. Mark'a Anglican Theological  College in Vancouver, aenda ua his  beat wishes for Christmas and the  New Year, which we heartily reciprocate.  The following appears in the  November Headquartera Cazelte,  and we believe refers to none other  than Mr. Leggatt, who waa our firat  Scoutmaster:���  "'Incompetent German Scouts.'  Captain W. Leggett, M.C., formerly  a member of the 19th Greenwich  Troop, after eighteen montha imprisonment escaped from Germany  and recently paid a viait to his  old troop. In speaking to the boys  he described how on the first day  of hia escape he waa hiding in a  thicket and aome' German Boy  Scouts came along. 1 hey had apparently been sent out to track the  escaped prisoners, but fortunately  (or the escaped ones, the trackera  did everything a scout ahould not  do. A scout ahould see and not  be aeen, arid hear and not be heard,  Theae Cerman Scouls shouted and  look up positions in the open road  so that the prisoner in hiding knew  where they were and what they  were up to. The acouta noticed a  board up by the thicket aaying  'forbidden to enter' and so instead  of surmising that was probably the  very place a prisoner would hide  in, they left it severely alone. Captain Leggatt said that if these scouts  h'ad been trained as good English  ones are, he would not have stood  a ghost of a chance of getting out  of Germany."  TIP, NERVOUS  Officials of the department of  agriculture predict lhat the definite  removal of the three years' embar.  go on the importation of applea  into Great Britain is going to be a  fine thing for Canadian apple-growers.' In Nova Scotia there'are 200,-  000 barrels of applea atill in cold  atorage. Theae can be readily exported to Great Britain.  TOOK VINOL  Now She is Strong and Well  Berkeley, Cal.���"I was nervous,  irritable, no appetite, could not sleep,  and was always tired, so my housework was a great effort. After many  other medicines h'ad failed Vinol  built me up and made ma strong. I  have a good appetite and sleep well.  Every nervous, weak, ailing woman  should try it."���Mrs. N. Edmunds,  J107 Dwight Way, Berkeley, Cal.  Wc ask every nervous, weak, run-  riown, ailing woman in this town to  try this cod liver and iron tonic on  our guarantee to return their money  if it fails to help them.  Turkey will declare itaelf bankrupt according to a press despatch.  Miss Rosika Schimmer, President  of the Hungarian Suffrage Association, has been appointed Hungarian  Ambassador to Switzerland. She  is the first of her sex to hold such  a post.  The Lokal Anzeiger declares the  Krupp works will be utilized as  textile factories. It waa recently  reported that 250,000 persons were  thrown out of work by the closing  of these factories.  Herr Brausenberger, the inventor of the long range gun thnt shelled Paris, is one of the three leading  directors of the Krupp works who  have been arrested by the Soviets.  Sir Frank Barnard, lieutenant-  governor of Biitish Columbia, was  invested by the Duke of Devonshire  last Friday at government house  with the title of K.C.M.G., recently  conferred on him by the,King.  Out of the filly-three municipalities which found it necessary to  apply to the provincial board of  health for the inhibitory ban aa a  preventive meaaure against Spanish  influenza, there are still some fourteen pointa at which the epidemic  is considered sufficiently serious to  require precautionery action atill.  BURNE & WEDDELL  Barrister,  Solicitors snd  Notaries Public,  8. C. Weddell.    ���   John V. Burne.  KBLOWNA  B.G.  R. B. KERR  Barrister  and Solicitor,  Notary Public.  KELOWNA, B.C  ��� JOHN CURTS  CONTRACTOR a> BUILDER!  Plana and Specifications Prepared  and eatimates given for publicBuild-  ings.Town and Country Residences  JOHN CURTS, KELOWNA  F. W. GROVES  M. Csn.Soe.C.E.  Consulting Clotl snd Hydraulic  Engineer  B.C. Land Suroeyor  Surveys sn<] Rsports on I million Work.  Applications (or W.tsr Licenses  KELOWNA. B.fl  CLIFFORD G. BUCK  INSURANCE BROKER  Life, Accident, Sickness, Fire, Automobile,  Burglary, Fidelity Guarantee  Specializing in Insurance, therefore service  to the Assured  Phones 817 and 216  Dr. MATHISON  Dentist  KELOWNA   ::    B.C.  J. A. BIGGER  BUILDER AND CONTRACTOR  Estimates Furnished for all elar  of work  Influenza Ravages  London Districts  Many dead in London are still  without prospect of burial The  situation ia most serious in the districts of Hackney, Bethnal Green,  Homerton and Poplar. In many  houses at Hackney bodiea have  been awaiting burial for ten daya.  Undertakers have so many prdeta  on their handa that thev can guarantee no date for funerala. At  Homerton undertakers displayed  the notice: "No further orders can  be taken until further notice." The  cemetery authorities are doing  their best to meet the difficulty by  allowing Sunday funerals. Meanwhile the "flu" continues although  leas severely.  Nomination day for the vacant  seats in Alberni and Cowichan is  officially set for January 11, and  polling will take place Januaty 25  The session ot the Provincial Legislature will be called for January 30.  The Revelstoke city council and  board of trade are urging the provincial government to have the  sixteen-mile stretch between Boulder and Taft connected up wilh the  main road in order that connection  can be mnde with the Okanagan  Valley.  China having suppressed the  opium traffic, is alarmed ut the  contemplated influx of American  brewers, who plan to build expensive planta. Public opinion ia  being aroused in the hope that the  Washington government will prevent such activities.  J. M. CROFT  Bootmaker.  All Rinds of Repairs  BERNARD AVENUE,  KELOWNA.  Skates Sharpened  with special equipment  SKATE STRAPS  Horse Blankets Repaired  Straps, Surcingles, &c,  replaced    s  BOOT REPAIRS  HARNESS REPAIRS  " If its madeol leather we can fix it"  "The Saddlers"  . (Geo. Thomlinson)  Opposite C.P.R. wharf      Kalowna  synopbis or coal mining  REGULATIONS  'i^JEaL.jL   roko  ��� Ussssl Use a tsm ol Ursasvoas v  oi  UrVUsi"Crist*���  ol tweatvoas vsar.  Not  tarUeaUc* 1st tks Issas sasst Is east* bs  Ksek application aast lis arisaaaasaliS m a  ss si (S srassk sruT hs ill III III S iss nrrkvs  rolCd lor an aot arsMalils. bat aot oUur-  .Iss. A reislty skall ks said aa tks assr-  kaataUs oaiast oi Iks sstas al tht salt  ol  net applM 1st sssS si stsksil ��l b�� tks  restapplM lea  rrolioMt ksaissll  T��s  Tks psrsoa riestallaa ths sstas akall laralsk  ks aasat with srrora sstaras eseoaaUrur lor  kt Ml qaastttr/ sf sasrasaatakla aoal mlnod  ad   oar   tks raraiw thsrsoa.   ��� tha   toal  laiaa stasis ar* aot httair ansratsS. sunk  stums    skall   ka Israustl at least eats   a  ���Was al tks lattrte.  When you lie down at night to sleep,  Your head on the pillow, your (eet on the sheet;  Breathe you a sigh of contentment) deep;���  All is so spotless, so dainty and neat;  Nothing to worry you, naught to cause pain���  Kelowna Steam Laundry is running again]  SPECIAL   CHRISTMAS OFFEFJi  On account of new quotations just received trom the east the!  "tV DAYLITE fcS.7  world in Man-   9" ** *   *���** ��  �� . tir#  Cwi>t exi  lie Oil Lighting       MANTLE OIL LAMP ;   plod*.     Safe!  can now be sold (or $10, complete with shade, Of $8.50 without*  Iti beauty and itt utility will appeal to you.   It is 23 inches high over all, an*B  the *n��ntle is 12 inches above  the  table.   Reservoir  holds about one and |  half quarts of oil.   It gives a pure, white light, with no noise, no odor, n|  smoke, and is simple to operate.  BUY YOUR PIANO  rrrrrler our new selling system.   Straight trom factory to your home.   Yol  select your piano and the instrument is shipped direct from the factory to youl  Gourlay Pianos,  Karn-Morris   Pianos from $300 upj  Player Pianos from $550 up.  JAMES INGLIS, two doors south of Creamery, Water Street  Phone 116 Kelowna P.O. Boil if  ABOUT YOUR BEANS]  SEE  VS   FIRST  We are in closest touch with all markets  Beans cleaned with our Power Cleaner before shipment  Kelowna Growers' Exchange  PHONl  37 i  Removal Notice!  I beg to announce to the motorists  of the district that with a view to  increasing my accommodation for  their convenience  THE OIL SHOP  HAS BEEN  .REMOVED  TO   THE  Prisoners of War Tea Rooms  Corner Pendozi Street and Lawrence Avenue    >'  GASOLINE LUBRICATING   OILS GREASES  GOODYEAR TIRES      ACCESSORIES     TUBES  of all descriptions carried in stock  COAL   OIL  VULCANISING*  A Happy and  Prosperous New Year  to our  Friends and  Customers Everywhere  ��2   /. F. FUMERTON & CO. Thursday; December 26th, 1918  KELOWNA RECORD  PAGK THBBB  %  ^T^^^Ce^eD^ffftW+ptr  reo .  1/ ���   LIMi  To Oar Customers  Old and New  We extend the Season's Heartiest  Greetings and Best Wishes  for a  i  Happy and Prosperous  New Year  Is Your Blood Poor?  If it is, You Need Vinol  Anaemic, run-down, nervous, devitalized conditions  result from poor or thin blood. A glance at the  formula of Vinol, printed on the label, will show  that it contains the very ingredients necessary to  make good blood. It soon creates a healthy appetite, improves digestion, and helps you to get full  benefit Trom your daily food, and builds you up.  DfawaTillaa, N. He  "My daughter waa anaemic, bad  "or blood and suffered from indii  tion and bilious attacks."^ Vinol  helped my son, I gave  it to my  a rash and run down ao it was bard  for me to keep about my work.  OUiermedicinesdidnogood, but Vinol  enriched my blood and Improved my  condition very rapidly. "-Rosa Leaky.  ,ro, ^S-nm"iSw* ssarram, aaaamle eonrlltlons, weak women, overworked urea,  feeble old peoyis and delief ehUdren, there Is no Minei> like Vinol  daughter-she soon improved In  health, and it has built her up snd restored her health."-Mrs.N.Burnell.  Bradford, Pa.  "I have used Vinol for impoverished blood.   I waa broken out with  YinOt Creates Strength  P. B. WILLITS & CO.  Kelowna  FURNITUfiE HOSPITAL!  -���-������* ��� ���   ��� -���  Upholstering, Polishing  and Furniture Repairs  Now is the time to have your furniture overhauled,  recovered and repaired.   Automobile and Buggy  Seats re-upholstered equal to new.  Mattresses Remade Pianos Repolished  A. HOMEWOOD  (Late with Kelowna Furniture Co.)  - is securing premises in town and is open to take  orders for the above.   Workmanship of the very best.  PRICES REASONABLE  Leave orders st store on Lawrence Ave., beneath dance hall  .. THE..  SEASONS' GREETINGS  ���  'Co one and all We wish  to convey our heartiest  wishes for a  Happy and Successful  New Year *  W. ~M. PARKER & CO.   ,  TOWN AND COUNTRY NOTES  Miss Ruth White left for Vernon  this morning after spending the  holiday in town with her relatives.  The usual crowd of visitors arrived on the boat Christmas Eve  to spend the holiday with relatives  snd friends here.  Rodney Keller came home from  the esst for Christmss.  Splendid skating prevailed over  the holiday, the pond at Bankhead  b-ing the favourite rendezvous.  No anow having fallen for aome  time the ice waa very clean, and  the enjoyment afforded waa greatly appreciated by a large crowd of  young people.  Mr. L. Dilworth waa a passenger  Monday to Victoria.   ���  Dr. and Mra. Telford went down  to the coast Monday to spend the  Chnstmas.  Mr. and Mra. Sturtiidge and  daughter left Monday for Vancou  ver on a few days' visit to friends.  Mrs. Avery and daughter went  to Vancouver Monday.  Mrs. McDonald went to thi  ccast this week for n short stay.  The local chapter of the Daugh  ters of the Empire has made arrangements to bring to Kelowna  about the end of next month a  notable lecturer in the person of  Dr. Wilson Herald, who is to give  an account of his thrilling experi;  ences with the Canadian army in  France.  Rutland News  (Prom our own correspondent).  Mis. Plowman and her niece Jessie were passengers to the coast  Monday to spend Christmas.  To the regret of all Rutland Miss  Pennington haa decided to resign  her position as principal of the  Rutland school, having taken a  poaition on the staff of the Crofton  Houae private school for girls at  the coast. She left for Vancouver  Monday.  Much dissatiafaction haa been  expressed at Rutland at the looae  way in which the quarantine regulationa are being observed. It is  felt that greater care would help  to prevent the disease from apread  ing.  NOTICE  In the matter of the Estate of Charles  Edwards, lata oi Rutland, near Kel.  owna, B.C., Private Soldier, deceased.  NOTICE is hereby given that all credi.  ton or other persons having any claim or  demand against the astats oi ths above  deceased, who was {tilled in action on or  about ths 8th day oi April, 1917, and Let.  ters oi Administration to whose estate  were on the 10th day oi September, 1918,  granted to The Royal Trust Company, are  required to sand in their claims to The  Royal Trust - Company, 732, Ountmuir  Street, Vancouver, B.C., the Administra  tor oi the estate, on or before the 27th  day oi January, 1919, after which date the  estate will be deslt with having regard  only to the claima and demanda then re.  ceived.  Any claim over $J mutt ba verified by  statutory declaration, ,  Dated the 12th day oi December, 1918.  R. B. KERR,  of 7, Rowcliffe Block, Kelowna, B.C.,  5-9 Solicitor ior ths Administrator.  70 ONE  AND ALL:  THE  COMPLIMENTS  OF THE  SEASON  Charley Dark  FAIR PRICE SHOEMAN  .The postponed dance of the  I.O.D.E. is not to be held until  some time in Febrnary.  The Rev. and Mrs. J. B. Rowell,  of the Vernon Baptist Church, are  visiting Rev. W. Arnold Bennett  over the Christmaa vacation.  Mra. P. A. Lewis left Kelowna  on Friday laat to winter at the  coast. She waa accompanied by  her aona Ted and Frank,  Jim Patterson returned Friday  from Toronto where he has been  for aome time training st the aviation camp. He haa now got hia  discharge from that body.  SCOTT���On Thursday Qec. 19. to  the wife of Gordon Scott, a  daughter.  Wilson Landing and  Westside Notes  . Miss Ferguson left on Saturday  for Vancouver, where ahe will  spend the holidays,  Mrs. J. Hanna returned on Tuesday from a short visit to her daughter, Mrs. Mc Masters of Vernon.  On Thursday laat Mr. H. Leney  took up a bunch of cattle which  he has lately purchased from Messrs. Casorso Bros, of Kelowna.  The Nimrods who visited the  locality this hunting season have  taken out so many deer that the  few that are left cannot prove oi  so much annoyance to the ranchers  as heretofore.  Bear Creek School presented a  lively appearance on Thursday  afternoon, when the children's  friends gathered tor an entertainment which was provided for them  by them by the little folk. A duet  by Hilda Raymer and Marjorie  Chaplin waa much appreciated,  also recitations and dialogues by  by the other scholara, reflecting  great credit on their teacher. Good  old Santa Claus paid them a visit  loo, with armfuls of jolly things,  excellent tea with many trimmings  being much enjoyed by all preaent.  WATER NOTICE  DIVERSION AND USE  TAKE NOTICE that I, Charles Butt,  whoae addreaa ia Westbank, will pply for  a licence to take and use 500 gallons per  day oi water aut oi a spring rising on Lot  23, Registered Plan 466, Oaoyooa Division,  which flows Easterly and drains into Smith  Creek, about one hali mile irom mouth oi  creek The water will ba diverted at  the Spring and will be used Ior Domestic  purposes upon the lend described aa Lot  11, Registered Plan No. 486, Oaoyooa Div-  ision. Thit notice waa posted on tba  ground on the 27th day oi November, 1916  A copy ol thia notice snd an application  purauant thereto and to the "Weter Act,  1914," will ba filed in the office oi tha  Water Recorder at Vernon Objections  to the application may be filed with tha  said Water Recorder or with the Comptroller oi Water Rights, Parliament Buildings, Victoria, B.C?, within thirty day after  the firat appearance ol thia notice in ] a  local nawapaper. The date oi the filet  publication oi this notice ie November 26,  1918.  CHARLESBUTT.  2-6p Applicant.  G.W.  AUCTIONEER  and  General Commission  Merchant  (Successor to J. C. Stockwell)  Second ��� Hand Goods  Bought or Sold on  Commission  Flour and Feed Always  in Stock  S i       i ���  Next to the CP.R. wharf,  Kelowna .  1918 -1919  GREETINGS  May the close of the old  }>ear bring Peace and Joy lo  you all, and may Ihe c\eu>  Year bring Prosperity and  ���   -        Health        -   ���  W. ft Glenn & Son  BRAN & SHORTS  NOW IN  Flour and Feed at Lowest Prices  Consistent with quality  POTATOES ONIONS TURNIPS  Kelowna Growers' Exchange  Feed Store phone 29; Office phone 37. Free city delivery.  CREAM PRICES  from Dec. 1st, 1918  Kelowna prices: No. 1 -  55c per lb. butter fat  No. 2- 53c      ���  KELOWNA CREAMERY, LTD.  Printed Butter  Wrappers  According to the new  Dominion Government  regulation* nil firmer*  who eel) butter either  to the atore* or privately, are required to have  it properly covered in  a wrapper on which  MUST nppeer in pro-  nunentjetterstheword*  "DAIRY BUTTER."  The feet ia eleo em.  phuited thet ell butter  in such package* must  be ofthe hill net weight  of sixteen ounces, nnd  in default of seme a  fine of from $10 to $30  for each offence is imposed. Whey butter  muil be so labelled  even whan mixed with  dairy buttor and dairy  butter retains It* label  though it be mixed  with the creamery product.  You can be supplied  with neatly - printed  wrappers for your  butter at the Kelowna  Record Office, for the  following prices:  1 A fiPAPER a PRINTING  ��� UU      INCLUDED  200   ���    ���  500   ���    ���  1000   ���    ,,  $1.50  2.00  3.15  4.50  These prices include Both the  Paper, which is the best obtainable  for the purpose, and lhe Printing  of same.    Please note this.  '������ Owing to the extraordinary rise in the price of butter  parchment (which has gone up over 100 per cent) we  have been reluctantly obliged to raise our prices slightly.  Nearly all this paper was previously manufactured in Belgium, and needless to say this supply hae been entirely  cut off. Unfortunately there is no guarantee against further increases, indeed, they are more than likely.  Kelowna Record PagI six  SStOffttA HfiCoM  Thursriay, December 26, 1918.  Tuesday, December 31st  KELOWNA OPERA HOUSE L  { WANTED! 1  FOB   SALE  "THE WONDER SHOW OF Ml TIME"  "SURPASSING   EVEN   THE BIRTH   OF   A   NATION'  AND UNAFPROACUED BY ANY OTHER PRODUCTION,"  DVY GRIFFITH'S  HEARTS  I OF     THE  Production Maying  The   Sweetest  Love   Story   Ever   Told  The Greatest Spectacle Ever Conceived  Created on the Battlefields of France  PRICES:   $1 50, $1, 75c and 50c.  Mail orders now or book at Crawford's  FOR SALE, Coal-oil Heater end Belle Oak  Heater. Apply Mrs. Boy er. Glen Avenue,  after 6 o'clock. - 4$tf  FOR SALE, Duroc Jersey Pigs, registered  stock, choicest for breeding purposes-  Apply R. J. Sproule. Rutlend. 5-6p  FOR SALE, very fine pigs, Duroc-Jersey  end York cross. Priee reasonable. Apply R. J. Sproule, Rutland. 5-6p  FOR SALE, Second-hand Piano, Maion  and tRisch, in good condition. Can be  seen any time. Jamas Inglis. Weter  Street, two doors south of Creamery.  5-6p  SITUATIONS VACANT  WANTED, Girl for General Housework.  Good wages. Apply Mrs. Telford, Harvey Ave. 4tf  WOMEN WANTED. Twenty-five women  wanted for grading tobacco. Apply L.  Dolman, at Morrison-Thompson Store.  WM. HAUG  Masons' Supplies  HARD  AND SOFT COAL  Phone No. 66  Notice to Onion  Seed Growers  We are well equipped lo  ihrash your Onion Seed nt  once. We have the rubbing  process and our charges  are reasonable.  Apply or  phone 3001  J. I. CAMPBELL  VERNON ROAD  BANKO  Berkshire Hogs  Registered boars and gilts  aired by Homewood Leader  3rd (imported from U.S.A.),  Grandson of the Grind Chim-  pion Boar of the World. Price  $25   ��t   three    months   old.  Homewood Leader 3rd  Service Fee, $5  BANKHEAD ORCHARD  COMPANY, LTD.  Kelowna.  MlSCELLs*J*EOUB  FOR RENT, five-roomed Cottage, partly  furnished, Manhattan Beach, for three  months. Apply A. Reymer. Phone  Beer Creek. 4-6p  Evaporator  Needs Women  Help for Trimming Vegetables  $2 per day  GUARANTEED  and 10 cents per box  over twenty boxes  TENDERS  FOR  WOOD  Tenders wanted (or 30 corda 4-ft. wood,  hall green and half dry, to be delivered  at the Rutland School, part before achool  opens and reel during January.  Tendera cloae December 31st, 1918.  Apply T. BARBER, Secretary. 6  WANTED, second-hand typewriter, cheap  Box XYZ, Record Ollice. x  WOOD WANTED  400 ricks oi 24-inch, end 100 ricks ol  16-inch pine and nr mixed, to be delivered  at the plent. .For further particulars apply  Orchard City Evaporating Co.  Corner Cawston  Avenue and Ellis Street  2tf  Automobile  For Hire  H. B. BURTCH   -   Phone 180  Beans Wanted!  The   Western   Canners,  Ltd., are open to purchase  BEANS by the ton.  J  HifVv>.    -,  ������/j   I jjipiSsV *>y j  Plain Horse Sense.  If a merchant or a manufacturer is willing to  spend good money for advertising, to ask you to  try his store or his product, it stands to reason  that he must have something worth offering.  Otherwise you would not go back, or you would  not again purchase the product, and the first sale  vvould be the last. In that case advertising would  NOT pay. It only pays when it brings continuous patronage, and to do that there must be real  value given. That is the reason advertised  stores or products are almost invariably good. It  will pay you to patronize the advertisers.  The foreign affairs committee of  the French Chamber of Deputiea  ia considering a bill which would  make Versailles the capital of the  proposed society of nation*. It  proposes to put the buildings at  Versailles at the disposal of the  ���tales giving them the privilege of  extra territorial right and to make  Versailles tbe permanent centre of  the proposed society of nations.  Labor union* throughout the  United Kingdom are agitating for  forty-four hours a week This  would mean eight hour* a day tor  live day* of the week and four hour*  on Saturday. The National Transport Worker*' Federation ha* presented to all the municipal and  privately-owned tramway* a demand for a working week of forty-  four hour* at the present weekly  wage*.  A Happy New  Year to all .'.  Start the year right   by  giving us a trial for  your meat supplies  COME AND SEE US  Boding Beef   18c Ib.  Pot Roast   20c li.  Home Made Sausages   25c Ib.  Veal, Roast Leg  29c  Veal, Roast Loin  29c  Veal, Roast Shoulder  25c  Veel, Stew     22c  Veal Chope, Rib  29c  Veal Chops, Shoulder  ,...   25c  lleef, Roaat    22c  Rump Roast  22c  Round Steak     25c  Loin Steak   3"o  Reef Suet   ISc  Corned   Pork   30c  Dry Sell Pork  38c  Pork Chop   30c  Pork Steak  29c  Pork, Roaat  30c  Side Pork .,  30c  Leg Pork  30c  Fish   25o  Canada Food Board License No. 221  Davy & Milk  INDEPENDENT MARKET  Ellis Street       Phone 268  (Next to Waldron's Grocery)  Three hundred members of the  National Women*! parly, carrying  torches and banners, paraded near  the White House, Washington, on  Monday, and publicly burned copies of President Wilson's speeches  at the base of tha statue of Lafay-  uetta. The demonstration was  staged as a protest against the failure of the Senate to adopt the re*  solution submitting the federal  suffrage constitutional amendment  to the states.  -NOTICE  IN THE MATTER ��l the estate of  Christopher  Hargreaves,   formerly  Colliery   Manager,    of     Springhill  Mines, Cumberland County,  N.S.,  and   latterly   of   Kelowna,   Britiah  Columbia, deceased.  NOTICE ia hereby given that all creditors or other persons having any claim oi  demand against the estate  of  the above  deceased, who died at Kelowna,   B.C., on  the 8th day of September, 1918, end  probate of  whose Last Will  and  Testament  waa on the 19th day  of  November, 1916,  granted by the Supreme Court  of British  Columbia, to Elizabeth Hargreaves, Thomas J. Hargreaves end  Samuel  Jonas, the  Executors, are required to send in their  cleims  to  the  undersigned, on or before  the  15th   dey of  February,   1919, after  which date the eatate  will be dealt with  having regard only to the claims and demands then received.  Any claim over $5 must be verified by  statutory declaration.  Dated the 19th day of December, 1916.  R. a. KERR,  of 7, Rowcliffe Block, Kelowna,  British Columbia,  6-0      Solicitor for the above Executors.  of all makes and descriptions  Cleaned, Repaired, Overhauled  If your machine is giving you  trouble or works in an erratic  menner, or if you need some  repair for it, drop us a card.  ALL OUR  WORK GUARANT.EED  F.E.S., P.O. Box 314, Kelowna  3-p  Bicycle Repairs  Also repaira to Baby Carriages,  Gramaphones,  and    Electrical  Appliances of all kinds.  We have a Very Complete Equipment  for general machine shop work,  including an  Improved Welding Plant  for Brass, Aluminum, Cast Iron  .   and Steel. Save broken castings  Electric Wiring and Supplies  J. R. Campbell  Agent for "Manney'' Bicycle*  Abbott Street, corner of  Park Ave.  Phone 347  The IDEAL  RANGE  For Coal or Wood  Easy on Fuel Good Baker  All our Ranges have Polished  Steel Tops  COME IN AND SEE  OUR  RANGES A HEATERS  We can take your old one in part payment  Stockwell's Limited  WATER NOTICE  DIVERSION AND USE  TAKE NOTICE that I, G. C. Browse a,  agent, whose addreaa ia Wilson Landing,  B.C will apply (or a licence to take and  uae 25 acre feet of weter out of apring  rining in   Wilsons   Gulch,  which 'flow*  Easterly and drains into Okanagan Lake  at Wilson Landing.    Tha water will ba  diverted from the apring at the apring '  about 100 yarda West of the Weat bound- '  nry of District Lot 374), and will bo uaed |  for irrigation purpose upon the land dee-  cribed aa Diatrict Lot 2186 Oaoyooa Divie-  ion, Yale Diatrict. ( Thia notice waa posted  on the ground oq tha 28th dny of Novem.  ber, 1918.   A copy of this notice and an  application purauant thereto and to the  "Water Act, 1914," will be   filed in the j  office of the Water Recorder at Vernon.  Objectiona to the application may be filed  with the aaid Water Recorder or with the ,  Comptroller of Weter Right*, Parliament ,  Building., Victoria, B.C., within thirty daya  after the firat appearance of thia notice in  a local newapaper.   The date of the firat '  publication of thia notice i* Dec. 5th, 1918.  GOODACRE tk BROWSE,  Applicant. '  By G.C. BROWSE.  3-7 Agent  AUCTIONEER  I have had over 21 yeara' experience in the Auctioneering business,  particularly in the line of Cattle,  Farm Implements and Household  Furniture; and thia experience is  at your diapoaal. It means better  results from your auction sales.  Anyone wishing to arrange for an  Auction Sale ahould aee or write  G. H. KERR  Auctioneer  P.O. Box 195 Residence at  Kelowna, B.C. GLENMORE  Mr. C. G. BUCK  Room  I, Leckie Block, ia acting aa  agent in Kelowna, and will make al  arrangements for conducting of aalea  Phone 217  The Swift-Canadian Co. hat announced that it proposes to double  the capacity of itt plant at Edmonton at an estimated cost of $500,-  000.  The Seasons Greetings to Yoa  One and All and Oar  Best Wishes for  the coming  ��  Year

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