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 I . .��� . '   ,     IL    ���> '�����"  KdaUma  VOL. IX.   NO. 7.  KELOWNA BRITISH COLUMBIA. THURSDAY, JANUARY 4, 1917.-4 PAGES  Will Test Coal as  Power House Fuel  Proposal to Revive the Poll Tax  for Patriotic Fund  A proposal to revive the old  foil Tax, abolished some two  or three years ago, in order to  raise funds for the J'utriotic  Fund, was the scheme submitted to tihe council at last Friday morning's meeting, and  was contained in a resolution  forwarded for endorsement irom  the municipality of Point Grey.  The council, however, dii n,A  favor the idea, though there was  a feeling that the tax should be  reimposed' upon all foreigners in  the province, in order to i'ive  them an opportunity of contributing to the revenue.  In giving authority to the  Light and Water committee to  -purchase further supplies of fuel  for the power house, the couu :il  also gave instructions that the  engineer in charge should \,ake  exhaustive tests to determine  whether there would be anv saving to be effected by using coal  instead of wood.  A tender for repairs to the gasoline fire engine was referred to  the incoming council for consideration.  Aid. Copeland reported- that  the necessary repairs had been  made to the Pendozi street  bridge.  %  Death of the Canadian  Postmaster-General  Hon. Thos. Chase Casgein,  postmaster-general of Canada died  of pneumonia on Friday at Ottawa.  Mr. Casgrain became ill several  days ago after hit return from New  York, having been seized with a  chill on his return journey.  Thomas Case Cssgrian was born  at Detroit in 1851, the son of the  late Senator Charles E. Casgrain.  After twenty years at the provincial  capital practising law he removed  to Montreal where he become one  of the bar. At the trial of Louis  Riel for high treason at Regina in  1885, he was junior council for the  crown.  From 1896 to 1904 Mr. Casgrain  sat in the House of Commons for  Montmorency. The next few years  he devoted to his law practice but  came into the public again during  the reciprocity campaign through  his ardent opposition to the Taft  Fielding compact. When the  Borden governmnt came into power, he was appointed to the Inter  national Waterways Commission  and in 1912 became chairman of  the Canadian section. He became  postmaster-general on the retirement of Hon. L. P. Pelleiier in  October, 1914.  News of Near  Neighbours  There is something like an epidemic in Peachland of chicken pox  and la grippe.  Mr. Murtchie and Mrs. W. C.  Co-rsar of Glenrosa were married  at Pracliland last week.  Sumiiieilanu's Board ol Trade  almost unanimously endorsed the  movement for a Saturday half-holiday.  There seems likely to be a three-  cornered fight for the reeveship ol  Penticton. The candidates in the  field    are E. Foley-Benntt, W. A.  McKenzie, and K. McKenzie.  It is staled lhat the case uf T. J.  McAlpine against lhe Summerland  municipality for damages alleged  to have been done to his house by  water from a domestic water pipe,  and which was decided in favour  ol the municipality at the county  court ia to be carried to the Court  of Appeals.  Thirty-one of the telephone users  of Summerland have been shut off  from service for about ten d.iys,  due to the deterioration of 250  feet of underground cable. Electrolytic action set up by strong currant honeycombed the cable so  bad y as to put it out oPbusiness.  Mr. Geo. N Gartrell nf Summer-  land has been appointed Domion  Fisheries Overseer for the district.  The appointment carries with it  that of Justice of Peace. It is understood that his territory will extend  ftom the C. P. R. main line down  through the Valley to the international boundry. Mr. Gartrell has  been a provincial game warden for  some time.  At the Okanagan Valley Poultry  show held last week at Penticton  Several of the awards went to Kelowna exhibitors. J. M. Harvey  took 4ih for a pen of r.-c. Rhode  Island Reds; 1st cock, 1st, 2nd,  3rd and 4th pullet, and 1st pen in  b.-c. Rhode Island Reds, and special for best cock in R. I. Reds.  Mack Copeland won 2nd cock  Barred Rocks, all awards in Light  Brahmas, special for best display  in Asiatic class, special (cup) for  best pen by member of Kelowna  Poultry Association. Mr. Alf. Notley made a good showing with his  famous Silver Campines carrying  off all awards except 3rd pen  specials foi best pair Campines  and best hen. There were 550 entries in all and the show was  most successful one.  General Morrone, the Italian  minister of war, speaking in thc  Chamber, admitted that the  Austrians and Germans arc preparing a great offensive against  the Italian front for the sprin .  A deputy in the course of.a  speech alluded to the forth-coming offensive, and expressed the  hope that the necessary preparations were being taken to resist it, and sufficient artillery,  ammunition, and troops beta?  concentrated where necessary  *S  Half-Holiday Problem  Opinion Vacillates Between Thursday and Saturday���Resolution  Passed Favors the Former  At a meeting of the Kelowna  Merchants' Association held en  Friday evening last the referendum vote which is to be taken  next week in the city to .lecide  upon the day for the weekly  halt-holiday as laid down in the  recent Provincial act came up  for discussion. While a number  of the merchants present w��te  for themselves in favor ot Saturday for the hali-hoiiday, in  delerence to the apparent c'rsire  of the country districts that  the Thursday afternoon holiday  be retained, it was decided to  make a recommendation to that  effect.  The meeting was in reality  the annual meeting of the Association, but the usual business  of election of officers, etc., was  left over until next month in  order to ailord time for consideration of a proposal from the  Board of Trade to amalgamate  the Association with that body.  The plan suggested provided for  a separate executive, which  would deal with all questions  ejecting the merchants, thus  acting in the same capacity as  the present association. It was  contended in support of the plat*  that not only would the Board  of Trade benefit by an additional membership of the kind that  was most desirable, but that  as one fee would cover both organizations, a peat economy  would be effected thereby.  Fearful Brink Tragedy  Public Meeting  will 'be held in Raymer's  Hall (opposite the Board  of Trade building), on Friday, Jan. 5th, 1917. at 8  p.m., to afford the retiring  . Council, School Trustees,  and candidates for the  coming Municipal Election  an opportunity to meet the  Electors.  G. H. DUNN,  City Clark.  The city of Tokio, Japan, has  offered for public subscription  bonds to the amount of ten million yen, or five million dollars,  to be used in the development  of electrical enterprises.  The Point Grey council is advocating the revival of the old  Poll Tax for the purpose of  raising money for the Patriotic  Fund  Fire broke out ta the barns of  the Toronto Street Railway Co,  last Thursday, gutting the  building and doing damage to  the extentof 5750,000. Three  hundred cars, and an air compressor plant worth $,10,000  were among the property destroyed.  England began eating war  bread Monday, many bakers  having started using regulation  flour last week. Except ta colour, war bread'shows but slight  difference. from ordinary white  bread. It is darker but by no  means brown in hue. It tastes  much like ordinary bread. In  Scotland there is another week's  supply of white flour.  Germany is going so far 111  Belgian deportations as to or;  rest and transhfer the Belgians  engaged ;n relief work who have  been hitherto protected by the  card of the American relief commission. The charge is made to  the United Press bv the Belgian  Trapped like mice ta a cage,  James Chaters and his three  little children were burned to  death at Chase, near Salmon  Arm, last Thursday night when  their house was destroyed by  fire. Mrs. Chaters, the sole survivor of the family of five, was  badly burnt and injured and now  lies ta the hospital.  According to Mrs. Chater's  story, her husband, who was a  nrin hand, arrived home about  7 o'clock Thursday evening intoxicated. He demanded more  liquor, and when his wife failed  to produce it he created a scene  In the excitement a lamp was  upset, and flaming oil spreading  over the floor quickly set fire to  the frame building. Chaters,  stupified by liquor, was quicKl,  overcome, and the three childre i  the eldest of whom was only  three years of age, perished  while the mother was struggling  to open a way of escape through  a window. It was with the utmost difficulty that Mrs. Chaters forced her way out of the  burning building.  Britain Despatches  Reply to Peace Note  Answer is Straight to the Point���  Leaves No Doubt as to Situation  ' From the Allies' Viewpoint  The text of the Allies' reply to  therecent German peace proposals  lollows largely aa might have been  expected upon the utterances ol  Premier Lloyd George in his  speech at the opening uf Parliament.  'The note handed to the diplomats, said:  " 1 he Allied governments of Belgium, France, Great Britain Italy,  Japan, Montenegro, Portugal, Russia, Roumania and Serbia, united  in lhe defence ol the liberty uf  their peoples in true engagement  will not separately lay down their  arms and have decided collectively  to' answer the so-called peace proposal.  "First of all the Allies protest  against the enemy's assertions attempting to throw on the Allies responsibility for the war.  Also the proclamation of the  Central Powers claiming victory  Both assertions are untrue.  "For thirty months the Allies  have sustained the war which they  did the utmost to prevent and they  have shown by their acts their attachment for peace.  '"This attachment ia just as strong  to-day as 1914. After the violations  (by the Central Powers) and their  engagement in the war they (the  Allies) cannot end the war at Germany's suggestion without any conditions with which to open negotiations."  "The German proposal is not an  offer of peace. The proposition appears more like a war manoeuvre.  "As far as the past is concerned,  the (German) note ignores facts  date and figures showing that Germany wanted,. provoked and declared the war.  Correspondence  Pupils Are Scarce for  Apple-Packing Classes  Applications Can Be Made Now  ���Opening For Women  Notwithstanding the fact that  Editor Kelowna Record,  Bear Sir, ��� I should like,  through the medium of your  paper to address myself to the  electors of Aelowna . Having  agreed to. have my name placed  in nomination for the ollice   of  Mayor lor the present year, and this year there is likely to lie an  being unable to see the elector- even greater scarcity than usual  a,te personally, 1 beg to tane 0f apple packers, the response to  this opportunity of introducing the invitation to attend the  a lew details in connection witn usual winter packing classes has  what 1 have done ta recent been very small. The conditions  years ,to strengthen the nnancial under which the classes are held  condition of tne city, and ofaSK.- are presumably too well known  ing you to attend the puulic by this time to need repetition.  meeting ta the new Theatre on The secretary of j the Farmers'  Friday evening, January 5U1, Institute will be pleased to re-  when the financial situation will ceive the names of any who are  be iully explained. desirous of taking advantage of  I  had   hoped that the,eleven the   instruction   and qu lifyin  years ol municipal service wnicn for   employment when the fruit  1 have given the city would en- season commences,  title me to retire, but a deputa-!   It might be pointed out  that  tion   of   business  men,  armed last   year   eleven of the pupils  with a petition irom ninety tax made   good   and   packed  fruit  payers   begged   me to continue throughout the season in Kelow-  lor another year, particularly in na and district.   This is a mat-  view oi the retirement of Mayor ter   which    should    appeal   to  Jones  and the critical linancial women   as  well  as men,   and  period  tnrough   which   we are that   women   make   successful  passing.       Wishing to   do   my packers is evident from the fact  "oit" lor city or country in the that Summerland had thirty  of  sphere of my greatest usetuinessjthem pocking last vear.  1 compiled with their reqiftst.       a new feature of the teaching  Prior to the war there was a'arrangements this vear is that  period of abnormal development]the authorities are to provide  m which demands lor civic im-i two extra days' instruction next  provement were incessant. You!summer just before the packing  will no doubt remember the del-season   starts in order to     jo-  egiations that waited on the city  council for a five-mill rate for  publicity purposes, for cement  pavements, for cluster street  lighting, for expensive playgrounds, etc. All these, ior-  tunately, my committee rejected, though meeting with very  strong, and ta some case3, almost unanimous opposition  Had it not been for this conservative policy cdopled bv iry  committee, the riiy at the pns-  fresh   the   minds and hauls   of  pupils taking the courses now.  disarmament proposal. In July,  1914, it was Austria that declared  war on Serbia.  "The Central Powers refused all  attempts to stop the conflict; they  refused England's offer for a conference; France's offer for an international commission and the czar's  arbitration proposal.  "Belgium waa invaded by the  empire which proclaimed that  treaties were scraps of paper.  "At the Hague  it was the Ger. [ eat time would, be in a hopeless  man  delegation   that refused the financial condition.  The tax-levy in 1914 amounted  to $65,003 with a fc.V.ooo loan  from the Bank of 14 ,n'.ie;,l.  The war produced iijnaitions  that were keinly felt by t.virv  municipality, and in no small  measure, by Kelowna, though  not to the some extent as many  other cities. To meet this emergency we inaugurated .1 i'n.m-  paign of economy and letreneh-  ment, and during 1915 and (916  ,._       11 j   st       l     j .t    "ran., ana aurmg ryrs ana tyro  So called offers, based upon the ^.^ ^��  European war map, do not express    - ���'  the truth of  the  situation nor the  real strength of the adversaries.  "Peace made on this basis would  be to the advantage ol the aggressors who hoped to attain their aim  in two months.  "They have found, after two  years, that they will never attain  their aims."  For the future Germany does  not bespeak the necessary guarantees."  The retail merchants aud cm  ployees of Vernon have decided  to support Saturday as the  weekly half-holiday.  An attempt to invade Russian  soil north of the Dobtudja and  east of Moldavia is the next development of General Macken-  sen's eastern offensive expected  in London. The Germans lost  heavily in fiercely fighting the  Russo - Roumanian   opposition  Military experts believe the ob- ,        ������. ,   ,,.  jective is Odessa.   Seven-eighths SjrJDonglas Haig on the   atlk  of     Roumania  is  ta  German ��f ^ Somme.   He IS ��'n"aent  ��� Messrs. Hudson &t Stocks desire  to apologise to their customers (or  the fact that their store was closed  several days during the past week.  Mr. Stocks happened to be away  at Nahun and Mr. Whillis was laid  up with grippe.  Troopers J. F. Burne and G. L.  Allen are at present busy in Kelowna and district recruiting (nr an  overseas force to reinforce the 2nd  C.M.R. This is the oldest regiment  in the valley having been formed  from the original 30th P.C. Horse  militia force. They were amongst  the first to go overseas, and on that  account it is likely that when cavalry begins to be needed they will  be amongst ,the first to get their  mounts.  Most cheering is the report of  hands.  that  it shows beyond question  j that the next British offensive  Charles Ross, a nineteen-year will break through the German  old Moosejaw lad, has been paid Hues ta the west and that only  a million dollars by the govern- two or three months ol prepar  ment for an ingenious invention ation is necessary to oerfe -t tl.e.  for transmitting electrical ener-1 British plans. Sir Douglas is  gy by wireless. Ross is a mem-]not a man to make this p..oy-  ber of the 128th Battalion, and nostication, without good  completed his invention while at grounds, and we may ikereloce  Minister of Justice that theGer-jComp Hughes. After taking a take it for irraiited that hcl Premier Borden has accepted  mans are carrying off men thus patent out he was offered knows whereof he s,nvks.�� nnd Premier Llioyd-George.s invita-  employed, and children from f800,006 by Thomas Edison for that victory is ncarcr in fte tion to attend an Imperial War  fifteen to seventeen years of age. Us id**. west than we at present . w*s. Council in (London.  the assessment bv 40 per ecu".,  and the bank loan to $13,400.  All this was effected ta spite of  reduced income ta every other  line, particularly the Light ai.il  Water, which showed a reduction of $5,000. This splendid  showing is surely a sufficient  answer to those "knockers'  who ignorantly decry our financial position, and blindly assert  that.any change in the manage  ment of the city's financial affairs could not make matters  worse. (1$  During the last two wars the  Finance committee advised .cutting out the salaries of the < tv  council. Had we been ..ucciss-  ful in this a further saving of  $a,35o would have been eflcc-.ed.  This salary amounts to a total  of $1,810 per annum wheu weekly meetings are held, or 4 per  cenit. of the total lew. The  only modification mv committee  were able to effect was a eon:es-  sion to hold bi-weekly m;et.ugs  only, but this expediency of limiting the meetings is not ta the  best interest of civic government.  Much remains to be done; and  should my past record meet  with your approval, and I nm  again given an opportunity of  safeguarding your interest, I  feel confident that a further  saving can be effected this war.  and with this end in view, I  solicit vour support and htartv  cooperation in the comin-  election.  Yours respectfully,  D. W. SUTHERLAND.  Members of Workmens' Compensation Board Appointed  The question as to the three  government appointees to the  Workmen's Compensation board  has been settled by an announcement- that Messrs. E. S. H.  Winn, of Rossland, Parker Williams, M. L. A., of Newcastle,  and Hugh B. Gilmour, of Vancouver, had been selected by the  government to constitute the  new board to administer the act.  Mr. Winn will act as chairman  ol the board for ten years, at  $5,000 per year, Mr. Parker Williams will serve on the board  for nine years at $4,000 per  year, and Mr. Gilmour for eight  years at $4,000 per year.  There were over one hundred  applications for the positions,  which are the first plums to be  handed out by the new government. Several unsuccessful candidates in the general election  were among the applicants, and  a strong movement was made  to have Mr. A. V. Pineo, deputy  attorney-general under the Hon.  W. J. Bowser, appointed chairman of the board, largely on  the grpund that he had been the  chairman of the commission  which investigated the various  compensation systems and drew  up the British Columbia act.  Now that the appointments to  the board have been made, it is  expected that bye-elections will  be announced in both Newcastle  and Alberni so that these constituencies can elect representatives in time for the opening of  the legislature on February 22.  C. W. Frazee,,of Halifax, has  been appointed general supervisor of the Royal Bank ta B.C.  ta succession to C. A. Crosbie,  who is retiring.  The purchase of the drink trade  in Great Britain by. the state is believed to be imminent.  Penticton hai a brand new health  by-law. It provides that no cows nr  goats shall be kept in any building used for human habitation.  The citizens of Kitchener Ont.,  are now rioting amongst ll em-  selves over the change of name  from Berlin. A large section want  to go back to the old name.  PARFITT-O11 wedn��d.y. D.c��4' er  27th. to Mr. and Mrs. A.C.Pnrfitl, si son  THOMAS -On S.hirrUv, Decarobw I3td,  ta Mr. uW Mis. R. W. .Thorns* a  daughter. PAGE TWO  KELOWNA   RECORD  Thursday, Jan. 4th, 19(7  KELOlBiNH RECORD  PvMiaM ��nvy Tfeurtday at Kalowna,  Britidt Columbia  .TOHN LEATHLEY  Editor and Proprifiior  SUBSCRIPTION   RATBto  II.BO per year: 76c. nix months. Unitftd  8Utw 10 oanti additional,  Atl ���ubacriotioni oavabla lo advance  Subscriber* at th�� rssular ri.���� can have  extra papori mnilird to Identic, at a distant-*  at HALF RATE. 1.*.. 7(1 oente per rear.  Thia Biwriitl urivile^t ia irrnntcd for tbu  oiiriK'M ot advartinins the citv Mid district.  ADVEHTISINQ RATES  LODGE NOTICES. PROFESSIONAL CARTW.  ETC.. IB f*nU Der column Inch per week.  LAND AND TIMDER NOTICE8-30 dava. ���&���  60 dava 17.  WATER NOT1CES-99 lor live luartiona.  LEGAL ADVERTIHINQ-Firat Inaertion. \*  otnta per line: earh anbaaauent Inaertion. 1  cent* per Una.  CLASSIFIED ADVERTISEMENTS -2 amti  oar wurd lirat Inaertion, 1 cent per word  each aubaaquent Inaertion.  DISPLAY ADVERTISEMENTS-Two inches  and under. 60 oenta Der incb firat inaertion  ovar two inches 40 centa oer inoh tiwt inaertion: 20 canta per Inch each aubaaquent  Inaertion.  NOALUK  1  All channel in contract advertisements must  he In the hands of the printer br T'leedav  evening to ensure publication la tha next  lean*.  Orders for  Local  Scouts  "��t prepared'      Kelowna Troop  1 (oup First;   Self Last  Edited by l'ioneer. .Ian. 3tid  You never can tell! A lew  weeks ago it seemed as though I Orders for wit It endiiiR Ian.  the biggest excitement at the ljth, 1916,  municipal elections would be to DUTIES:���Orderly Patrol lor  hunt for someone willing to fill week , Otters; next for duty,  the   vacancy   caused by the re-1 Curlews.  tiremeut of Mayor Jones alter I PARADES:���There will be a  a long term of ollice as captain Court of Honour for the Patrol  of the ship and the elevation ol ! leaders only on Tuesday, the  Aid. Copeland to fill his shoes, jgth inst., at the Club Room at  Now, the rumpus in civic affairs 7.15 p.m. 'j'lio us 1 i j.atar'e  promises to make the upheaval | tinic for Wednesday, from 7.15  in the British cabinet look like te 8.30 p.m. will be devoted to  a mere quarrel in a church choir, giving special instruction to anv  The unexpected entry of Aid.,Scouts who may require the  Sutherland into the field as a same in connection with their  candidatei'or the mayoralty has'Second-class work. Thc usual  caused some heart-burnings, an 1 parade time on Saturday, the  from present indications th; pol- j 13th inst. will also be devoted  itical temperature may go high-. to   thc  same purpose. Any  er still It is whispered that'Stouts desiring special instruc-  Mayor Jones was induced bv tion will please notify the Scout  certain zealous peace-makers  to Masters before hand il possible.  attempt   the   President   Wilson    act and send a note to the belli-     We   have been ordered by our  gerents,   even   undertaking   lolHe?d   Quarters   to give all the  onnec  thc Natidn.il Service  tion  with  Cards.  We presume it is already  known to vou all that the new  Governor-General, the Duke 6of  Devonshire, is already our new  Chief Scout for Canada.   On the  Weak Eyes  sacrifice  himself on friendship's assistance possible to the Post-  altar for another year, but with  l��i,:;ll'r "'   u ���'��'��" '   >��  the same unfruitful result.  Should these peace negotiations come to niughl, there will  be two vacancies on the Alder-  manic bench to find tenants tor.  No patriot has yet declared bis  definite intention of runnin/  but rumor has been busy with  several likely names, amongst  them being Messrs. E.. R. Bailev  our veteran post-master, C. H.  Buck, and W. .T. Mantle. But-  you never know!   o   Premier Sifton, of Alberta,an-  nounces that the provincial leg.  islature will meet Tuesday,  Feb. 6th for the fifth session of  the third legislature. A rural  credits bill will be one of the  principal measures to be con ���  sidered.  Billy Sunday has become   incorporated   and  is  now a ioint  stock   comnany,   There was or-!  ganized in New York about  ten  days ago the William A. Sunday j  Evangelistic    Association,    In-,  corporated,   and   last week the  board of directors met and elected officers for the year.     Billv  has no place on the board, beini/|  simply the stock-in-trade,     the1  business, or goodwill, or what'  ever  it   is-that the corporation  is formed to control or own.      I  are usually caused from  neglect. If you are suffering from Eve Strain or  cannot see comfortably  wear our CRYPTOK or  TORIC LENSES. You will  find them very comfortable  and they will strengthen  your ryes.  J. B. Knowles  Jeweler & Optician  Kelowna  How to Make Money  and Be Happy!  (j Buy a Sewing Machine. Make Sewing  a hobby and it will become a pleasure.  ���J Sew for yourselses; sew for the Red  Cross; sew for charity.  fl We sell both White and Singer machines, guaranteed for ten years, but will  last a lifetime.  Prices range from $35 to $50  Kelowna Furniture Co.  29th of December he a'ldietied,  the followmgtelegiain >o Mr  Heneage: "As war new '. bifi  Scout for Canada I desire to extend my best wishes to the otlicers and memoers of liie Boy  Scouts' Association throughout  Canada for the continued success and extension of this splendid movement and ior a Huj>p,  New Year. The Boy Scouts ol  Canada have already proved  their worth alike in peace an i  war, aqd 1 am looKing forwatd  to meeting you personally and  seeing as much as 1 can of vour  work." To this Mr. Heneage  replied the next day as follows:  "On behalf of the oliicers an.i  members of the Boy Scout Association in British Columbia, 1  most heartily thank your Excellency for your New Year's  greetings and good wishes for  our continued success and extension. Scouts of all ranks will  look forward to welcoming then-  present Chief Scout to British  Columbia. We all wish your  lixcellejncies a very Happy New  Veal."  We have also received the fol-  lowing circular letter from the  Hon. Dominion Secretary willi  regard to the War Service  Badges: "Representations have  beeu made to the Canadian General Council that the conditions  laid down by the Headquarters  Council relating to, the '.Twenty -  eight-days War Service Badge'  are not fully applicable to Canadian conditions. This contention appears to be borne out by  the applications received to 'late  from dillerent parts of the Dom  tniou, and the Executive officers  have accordingly ielt that some  modification should be made ol  the existing regulations govern  ing this badge. Applications  will accordingly be accepted on  the basis of eighty-four hours  service instead of the original  ondition of twenty-eight days  service of at least three hours  per day being insisted upon. An  opportunity will under these  conditions be allorded to lio_,  Scouts generally,' and particularly to those residing in the  smaller centres to qualify for  this badge. The rule governm  the award of the One-hundred-  days' War Service Badge will remain as it is." The letter was  signed by Mr. Gerald H. Brown  honourary  Dominion Secretary.  Victoria Headquarters has  also requested us to publish the  following:���  The Boy Scouts and Religion  It has t>een said and is still  believed by some that there is  no religion back of the Boy  Scout movement. True it is  that the Association does not  ally itself with any particular  faith or denomination, but it  has, and has had since its inception, a very clear and definite  religious aim underlying its  whole programme. A Scout  promises to.do his duty to God  at the very outset, and Sir Rob-'  ert Baden Powell, in his "Scouting for Boys" says: "The study  of God's work is a fit subject  for Sunday instruction. Scout  Masters must have a full appreciation of the religious and  moral aim underlying the practical instruction all through lhe  scheme of scouting." The religious policy of the movement  states: "It is expected that every Scout shall belong to some  religious denomination and attend its services." Many successful troops of Boy Scouts are  connected with churches and religious institutions. Surely-  then the Boy IScouts Association  is a religious organization with  a programme broad enough to  embrace all denominatians of  the Christian fgith. Charles  Stelzle, in his "Boys of the  Streets and How to Win Them"  tavs: "Sometimes we are so  much concerned about there be  ing religion enough in aur plans  for the Boy that we forget to  leave enough Boy in the plans."  When the Children  Grow Up  one of your most prized  possessions will be the  Photographs you had of  them in  their young day*  Don't Neglect This  McEWAN  Photographer  Rowcliffe Block     -     Kelowna  THE JANUARY  CLEARANCE SALE  COMMENCES ON SATURDAY  /COMMENCING SATURDAY, JANUARY 6th, we will make our usual clear-  v-' ance of all excess winter stocks. The prices and quantities are phenomenal  taking into consideration the shortage of merchandise to be had from manufacturers  Remarkable Values in  Ladies' Coats  The moat desirable coats in all kinds of All-  Wool Tweed mixtures, and other smart coats in  Black Plush, will be sold in two lots���  Prices up to $27.50 $17.75  Prices up to f 19.75  $12.75  Children's Coats Marked at  Clearance Prices  Three sale values in children's and Misses'  Coats marked at prices that will insure speedy  clearance. These coats are cheap at the ordinary price, but are exceptional values at the prices  they are now marked.   In three lots���  Brown, Navy and  Saxe Corduroy  Coats,   suitable for ages 4 to 7    $2.50  Corduroy Velvet Coalp, in Brown, Sand, Green and Mulberry.    Sizes 3 to 7   $3.50  Children's Coats in Tweed mixtures, Beaver cloths and Plain cloths, lor 6 years to 16  years.   Prices up to $14.75 ;'.   $4.75  Knitted Wool Caps   ,  for Ladies and Children       95c  Boys' Brown Corduroy Suits, sizes 3, 4  and 6, usually $4.75 '.  $3.50  Flannelette Nightgowns  Special value in Flannelette Nightgowns, slipover style, short sleeves.  Price during the sale  85c  Children s and Misses' Dresses to Clear  MANY styles in Children's Dresses to be sold at exceptional reductions.   Make  your selection early as this involves only a small stock at these prices.  Splendid values in All-wool Serge and  Black and White check Dresses.   Suitable  Children's cashmerette Dresses, sizes 4-  10 years   50c  Navy Wool Serge one-piece Dresses, 4  o 10 years, values at $3.25      $1.75  for ages 8 to 20 years.   Values to $7.95  during the sale for  $1.95  Misses' All-wool Navy Serge Middies, trimmed with Res Flannel collar and cuffs    $ 1.95  Navy Serge Balkans, with pleated Skirts to match, 4,6 and 8 years, usually $4.25  $2.95  Two Special Prices on Waists L  Silk, Crepe-de-Chene, Ninon New and dainty Waists, in  and Georgette Crepe Waists Silk, Muslin, Voile and Crepe,  that are exceptional values at Made in the smartest styles  ordinary prices (up to $7.50) $4.75 and newest materials    -    $1  Ladies' Black Cashmere Hose.   Special  55c pair  ���  ! <w wSr   a  "rs^jlw  ^^8wk<  7: staaJ  mm  Special Prices in Our Millinery Department  Our Ladies' and Children's Hats, both trimmed and untrimmed, will be marked at extremely  low prices to make room for our spring purchases  Trimmed Hats of exceptional value,$2.95  Untrimmed Shapes in  many different  styles 50c and 95c  Odd shapes in a large variety 25c ea-  Smart Velvet Shapes, usually priced at  $3.50 and $5,95   $ 1.95 and $2.95  Special Prices in Dress Materials  Aa opportunity to purchase Dress Goods at this remarkable reduction should be taken full  advantage of.  A large selection is now being offered in three different lots  Serges, Tweeds, Scotch Plaids, Cashmeres, Black and White Checks   65c yard  Coatings, Serges, Garbadipes, in a large selection of useful colors jrn  95c  Tweeds, Serges, Coatings, mostly 54-inch wide.   Remarkable values up to $2.25  $1.50  Useful styles in well-made Corsets will be offered here during the sale,  made of best quality white coutil and correct in every detail       --       $1  sj) Jrf ��^i~<^r  U*ftTE.D.  Pheas 361  Store open at 8.15 a.m.  KELOWNA Thursday, Jan. 4th, 1017  KELOWNA   ftBCOlA  PACE HSBSE  OUR  'GOOD GOODS  Arc  iGOING  FAST  READ WHY  /"*\UR stylish good goods are going fast, because  you know that they are good and because you  KNOW that we put the low price on them. We sell  our high quality goods for the low price all the year  around. We do not put on expensive Clearing Sales  and mark up goods just to mark them down. We  believe in telling " the truth, thcwhole truth, and nothing but the truth," and in giving our customers value  for their money EVERY DAY of tr/e year.  Don't You Like Our Cash System?  Extra Special  noes on  Buy Our Groceries  If-Pure wool Crepe Dress Lengths, in assorted colorings,  $6.50 per length  5-yard  ends  of  Priestley's Tweed  Dress  Ends,  54-inches  -  wide at   -  $11.50  Priestley's Serges at  $1, $1.25 and $1.75 per yard  As86rted Tweed Dress Goods, 54-inches wide  $1.75 yd.  Splendid Values in  Flannelettes���in Plain, White and  Assorted Stripes  15c up to 25c per>ard  Turkish Towels.   Real good values at...20c'up to $1.90 pair  Military Flannel, in good quality, grey only 50c yard  Kersey Flannel, 30-inches wide, good heavy weight, 50c yard  Navy Flannel, in nice quality," 29-inches wide 50c yard  Scarlet Flannel. ALL WOOL, at 65c and 75c yard  Assorted  Striped  All-wool Kremaline Flannels, suitable for  Ladies' waists or Children,* Dresses     95c yard  Full Stock of Standard Patterns  /^OME in and let us show you our excellent Teas  ^"*' and Coffee. We specialize on bulk goods, giving  you much better values than most of the package  goods. Try one pound of our 40c Tea or Coffee and  you will say that there is a saving of 10 cents.  Self-Raising Pancake Flour, in 4-lb. packages.  Pure Maple Syrup, in tins or bottles.  Finest quality of Ground Rice put up in packages suitable  for rice pudding or rice cakes  Holbrook's Norwegian Sardines, in pure olive oil   20c  f    , Blue Point Oysters, Lobsters, Shrimps  Clark's and Campbell's Condensed Soups, in one-pound tins  Try us with your next Grocery order.   Take the  money you save and let us sell you your things to wear.  J. F. FUMERTON & CO. |  THE CASH STORE  "It Pays to Pay Cash"  Regular Delivery Hours :  Morning���9.30 and 11 ;   Afternoon���3 and 5  1  TOWN AND COUNTRY NOTES  1  Mrs. Seeley and family left for  Halifax on Monday.  Private Wm. Bradley, of the  225th, returned to the coast Tuesday, after spending a week's leave  with relatives here.  Miss Molly Harvey and Mrs.  Chas. Harvev arrived on Saturday's  boat. ' Mrs. Harvey and daughter  returned to Kamloops this morning,  The annual meeting of the Kelowna Women's Institute will be  held in tbe Board of Trade room  on January 6th, commencing at  3 p.m.  The collection in the afternoon,  at the intercessory and thanksgiving service, amounted to the handsome total of twenty-six dollars  and will be divided between the  Canadian Patriotic and Red Cross  Societies, as previously announced.  Mrs. J. S. Chalmers will Jecture  under the auspices of the Kelowna  Women's Institute in the Board of  Trade rooms at 3 and 8 p.m.. on  Jan 8th and 9th on " The Home  Garden," " Live Stock on the  Farm," "Soils and Crops," and  " Home Canning." Farmers and  others interested ' are invited to  attend.  It may be of interest to those  farmers who are growing corn to  know that at the recent Armstrong  seed fair Bankhead Orchard Co.  gained 1st prize with North West  Dent. Mr. F. A. Taylor won 2nd  prize with Quebec 28, and Bank-  head Orchard Co. got 3rd prize  with the same variety, in a big  class. Mr. F. A. Taylor also won  3rd place with potatoes. As a direct  result of their seed exhibit the  Bankhead Orchard Co. sold over  300 lbs. of seed corn at 8c per lb.  on the cob and had many inquiries which are likely to lead to  future business.  Tbe special services, conducted  by the Venerable Archdeacon  Green at St. Michael and All  Angels' Church on. Sunday last,  drew large crowdsorcitizens, both  in the morning and afternoon.  The unveiling dedication of the  Roll of Honour was rendered the  more impressive by the presence  of so many rel itives and friends  of tbe hundred and fifty odd men,  who, have by there unselfishness  and devotion to duty, have earned  the esteem and gratitude of their  fellow countrymen.  The W.C.T.U. are holding a  social in the Methodist church on  Thursday evening, January I Ith,  at which a collection will be taken  in aid of the provincial fund for  supplying cocoa to thnboys in the  trenches. The money is turned  over to the Y.M.C.A., who have  the work in hand, and have furnished a great amount oi comfort  in this way through their numerous  depots. As the social takes place  on election night the ladies are  making arrangements to have the  result announced in the church as  soon as known.  GRIFFIN-BEEBE  A quiet wedding was solemnized at the Presbyterian Manse, Revelstoke, on December 19th, 1916,  at 2 o'clock in the afternoon, when  Miss Sybil Drusilla Beebe, of Zion,  Ont., and Mr. Morley Vincent  Griffin, of Kelowna, B.C., were  united in marriage by Rev. A. Raeburn Gibson. The bride was attended by Mrs. Mulholland and  Mr. James Ward acted as groomsman. Mr. and Mrs. Griffin left for  a short trip to the coast and Sound  cities. The bride was attired in a  beautiful Oxford grey travelling  suit and picture hat.  Mr. and Mrs. J. Mills returned to  the Lakeview this week.  Miss Gaddes left for the coast  this morning.  Mr. C. H. Jackson has been appointed a notary public for the  province.  The annual supper and social  evening will be held by the Baptist Sunday-school to-morrow (Friday) evening, commencing at 5.  Parents of the scholars are invited  to attend. On Tuesday next the  annual church meeting will be  held in the church, when all members are urged to be present. Refreshments will be served.  Messrs Carorso have for the  past year or two created a good  deal of interest by their annual  guessing competition, in which the  public are invited to estimate the  weight of a prime beef. This year  the heifer chosen and hung with  appropriate decorations temptingly in the middle of thestore, weighed exactly 712 lbs; as testified by  Mr. P. B. Willits. One contestant,  Cyril Weeks, hit the nail right on  the head with a correct guess, and  won the first prize, a turkey. Nearest to this were Mrs. A. G. Smith,  with 7I3_ lbs and Alex Gorden  with 7I0J lbs.  Messrs Casorso's this year it  might be mentioned, was unusually attractive, and besides exhibiting a great profusion of prime  meats, was a triumph in the  decorative possibilities of meat  products.  'Msnsceomaagsgjb^^  Bobsleighs and  Cutters  Our carload of the above arrived juat in time to be  in demand and we expect to do a big business.  We havjf. a fine 'how of Cutters at varying prices,  and are satisfied that we shall be able to please you.  Bags, Trunks, Suit Cases, Travelling Rugs, &c.  W. R. GLENN & SON  Pendozi Street Phone 150  &0��&ommc8>^^  Rutland News  iVrom met awn GorrsspoDdsat.)  The good skating on the lakes  has attracted many parties of  young people during the week, including many visitors from Kelowna. Who was the visitor sliding  in carpet slippers on New Year's  Day with the Wilson girls ?  Miss Annie Gay and Miss Alda  MacDona d entertained their Sunday-school classes to tea Tuesday  afternoon, and after a good time  with games and fun generally the  whole party were taken for a  sleigh ride around the district.  It snould be noted that the annual general meeting of the Rutland Women's Institute, which was  to take place Thursday afternoon,  will, owing to Mrs. Chalmer's lectures, have to be postponed until  the following Thursday, Jan.  18th.  The lectures being given by  Mrs. Chalmers in Kelowna next  Monday and Tuesday are to be repeated in the Rutland schoolhouse  Wednesday Jand Thursday. The  lectures.full particulars of which  were given in last week's issue are  well worth hearing and all members of the Women's Institute and  also Farmers' Institute and any  other triends should endeavor to  be present.  Dr.  MATHISON  Dentist  KELOWNA   8   B.C.  Lett's Diaries  for 1917  If you are thinking of keeping a diary this year you will  do well to make your selection  now as the supply is limited.  You know what it is to be  disappointed over something  you have set your mind on.  Prices 25c to $1  P. 6. Willits & Co.  REXALL DRUGGISTS  Phone 19 Kelowna. B.C.  Kelowna Theatre  Motion Pictures Tues., Thurs. & Sat.  Two Shows, 7.30 and 9 p.m.  Matinee Saturday Afternoon at 3.30  Coming: George Beban in "An Alien"  We have what you want in both Common and Finished  LUMBER  Doors Windows Shingles  Prices right.       Delivery prompt.       Satisfaction guaranteed.  Kelowna Saw-Mill Company, Limited  D. LLOYD-JONES . . . Mtnagir.g-Dir.ctor  O.K. LUMBER CO.. Ltd.  Are now completely equipped to supply  all  your lumber needs.  We have a large stock of local and  coast  ROUGH AND FIN1SH1NGLUMBER  of high-grade quality and in splendid condition.  A complete line of  DOORS AND  WINDOWS  LATH AND SHINGLES  Pennsylvania Hard, $17.50       Taber Smokeless, $ 11.00  Princeton Lump $8.00 Princeton Nut $7.00  TERMS CASH  Phone  66  W. HAUG  P.O. Box  166  A new carload of our best Flour, Straight Alberta Flour.  Bran, Shorts, Middlings, Oats and Flat Oats, just in  Come in and see the new Congoleum Rugs, 3-ft. by 3-ft.; 3-ft.  by4_-ft.i 3-ft.by 6-ft.; 6-ft.by 6-ft.; 6-ft.by 9-ft.; 6-ft.by 12-ft.  All with nice borders  The Following Bargains to Offer:  Solid oak China Cabinet, beveled  Nice large enamelled Bed  -   $8  glass ends, cost $75  -$25  Common enamelled Bed  -   $5  Chippendale China Cabinet  $75, lor  worth  ,    Birmingham Wheel  -   $20  -   $20  Hand Sewing Machine -  -   $10  Oak roll top desk  -   $15  Oak round Dining Table  Two Surreys, with  Polea  -   $20  Wire double Davenport  -   $8  -   $50  Large oak chair  -   $5  Pair Work  Harness  -   $20  Oak Rocker  -   $5  Pair Democrat Harness  -   $20  Bring in anything you have for tale and come here whan you want anything  STOCKWELL, the Auctioneer PAGE POUH  KKLOWHA   1EC01B  [ WANTED! )  FOR SALE-Ford car, $300. Everything  in good running order. Apply D.  Leckie. 44ti  HOUSE TO RENT, Furnished, eight  rooms with bath, on Bernard Avenue.  $15 otr month.   Apply Harvey &t Dug.  gan.  48tf  FOR SALE, two-sealed Democrat, in good  order, very easy running. Cheap (or  cash or trade of wood. C. Weeks, Benvoulin. 5-7  FOR SALE OR TRADE. 1916 aix-cvlin-  der McLaughlin, known as the " Baby  Sis." Will take good Fold in part pay.  ment. This car is in perfect shape and  owner has good reason for selling. Apply James 1. Campbell. 5tf  FOR SALE, thoroughbred Jersey Cow,  tested, good rich milker, fourth calf in  February. C. T. D. Russell, Rutland.  FOR SALE, few tons of baled Straw, 8  brood sows, 6 young pigs, 100 gallons  sweet cider, few tons ol feed carrots and  mangels. Apples from 50c per box up.  Apply H. B. Burtch. Phone 180.     5tf.  GOOD AIREDALE  PUPPIES  for  sale,  $5 each.    Apply box T, Record Office.  6-7p  WORK WANTED. Man, or man and  wife, experienced in farm work.seek  situation.   Apply box S, Record Office.  WANTED, to rent, small fruit and dairy  farm, with stock and implements. Apply Box Z, Record Office. 7tf  FOR SALE, McLaughlin Cutter, top buggy and  2-wheel   carl.   Also  for trade  R. C. Rhode Island  rnosters, for breeding.   C. H. Bond, Rutland.    Phone 3504  7p  STRAYED, to Black Mountain Ranch, 2-  year-old black gelding, white star on  forehead, white on hind feet, no visible  brand. Owner identifying same can  have him by paying expenses. Apply  Black Mountain Ranch. 7p  WANTED, to tent, bearing orchard. Ap.  ply with full particulars in first instance,  to Box Y, Record Office. 7tf  BOY WANTED, for mil -   delivery     Ap.  ply A. McQuarrie, Glengarrack Dairy.  Ladies   Wiaktng   to   Order  SP1BELLA   CORSETS  ran meet  ires. J. H. OAVIES  on Saturday    ol sack week, or    �����?  la Boom No. 1. Oak Hall Block, between the fcours ol 2:30 and 5:30 p.m.  Re Estate of Rembler Paul,  Deceased.  All  persons having  claims against the  above  estate   are   requested to send  the  same at once to the undersigned.   Formal  proof will be called for later.  Dated the 26th day of December, 1916.  R. B. KERR,  Rowcliffe Block, Kelowna, B.C.  Solicitor for the R iyal Trust Co., Executor  6.7  AUCTIONEER  I have had over 21 years' experience in the Auctioneering  business, particularly in the  Hne of Cattle. Farm Implement! and Household Furniture ; and this experience is  at your disposal, It means  better results from your auction sales.  Anyone wishing to arrange for  an Auction Sale should see or  write to  G. H. KERR  Auctioneer  P.O. Box 195, Residence at  Kelowna, B.C. GLENMORE  Mr. G. W. CUNNINGHAM  Pendozi Street, is acting  as  agent in  Kelowna and will make  all  arrangements for the conducting of sales  In the County Court of Yale  Holden at Vernon.  lo the Matter of the Estate of Esther  Alma Sehell, deceased.  NOTICE is hereby given that all Creditors and others having claims against the  Estate of the said Esther Alma Sehell de-  ceased, are required on or before the 21st  day of January, 1917, to send by post or  deliver to William Garrett Sehell, of Rutland, B.C., Administrator of the said Estate, their full names, addresses and de-  , acriptions, with full particulars of their  claims, statement of their accounts, and  the nature of the securities, if any, held  by them. ��� *  Am] further take notice that after such  above-mentioned date, the said Administrator will prcceed to distribute the estate  of the deceased among the persons entitled thereto, having regard only to the  claims of which he shall then have notice,  and that ho will not be liable for the said  assets or any part thereof, to any person  or persona of whose claims notice shall  not have been received by him at the time  of aucH distribution.  Dated nt Kelowna, B.C., thia 21st day of  Cfacesnbe.r. 1916.  WILLIAM G. SCHELL,  Administrator of the aaid Estate.  34  The Corpoiation of the City of  Kelowna  " Weekly Half-Holiday Act"  PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given to the  electors of the Municipality of the Corpora-  tion of the City of Kelowna entitled to vote  for Mayor, that a vote will be taken on  Thursday, the Eleventh day ol January.  1917, between the h,ours of nine o'clock in  the forenoon and seven o'clock in the  afternoon, at the Council Chamber, Bernard Avenue, Kelowna, B.C., to determine  the day on which the weekly hal(-holidav  shall be observed.  And further, that the day approved bv  the largest number of the said electors  voting thc aforesaid Municipality, as shown  by the result of the Poll, shall, on and  after the First Day of February, 1917, be  the day fixed for such half-holiday in the  Municipality of the Corporation of the  City of Kelowna, of which all persona are  hereby required to take notice and govern  themselves accordingly.  Given under my hand this 28th day of  December, 1916.  G. H. DUNN,  Returning Officer.  The Corporation of the City of  Kelowna  Tenders for Fire Brigade Insurance  Tenders will be received by the undersigned up to Friday, January 19th. for in  suring the members of the Kelowna Vol  unteerFire Brigade. For further particulars  apply to Mr. H. Glenn, Secretary Kelowna  Volunteer Fire Brigade.  G. H. DUNN,  7 City Clerk,  Automobiles For Hire  Apply H. B. BURTCH  Phone 180  | KELOWNA-WEST BANK  STEAM FERRY  Regular scheduled service now  in operation as follows:  Leaves Kelowna 9 a.m. 3.30 p.m.  ���    Westbank 9.30 a.m., 4 p.m.  EXTRA SERVICE ON  WEDNESDAY & SATURDAY  Leases Kelotcna 11 a.m.  Leaoes Westbanli 11.30 a.m.  TERMS CASH  JAMES I. CAMPBELL  Phone 108 or Phone 100  PROFESSIONAL AND  BUSINESS CARDS  BURNE & WEDDELL  Barrister  Solicitors and  Notaries Public,  John F. Burne    "     E. C. Weddell  KELOWNA, B.C.  R. B. KERR  Barrister  and Solicitor,  Notary Public.  KELOWNA,  B.C  PIANOFORTE  HK.  HAROLD   TOD   BOYD  lias resumed hi, teaching classes and will  receive   pupil, u  b.fore in hi, studio-  Trench Block, Kelown..  P.O. box 374  JOHN CURTS  CONTRACTOR ����� BUIUDER  Plans and Specifications Prepared  and estimates given for pttblicBuild-  ings.Town and Country Residences  JOHN CURTS, KELOWNA  P. W. GROVES  M. Cui.Soc.CE.  Consulting Cioil and Hydraulic  Engineer  B.C. Land Suroeyor  Surveys surd Reports on Irrigation Work.  Application, for Water IJc.  KELOWNA. B.C.  Barred Rocks  Cockerels and Pullets For Sale  Apply M. Copeland or the Secretary ol Kelowna Poultry Assn.  The Corporation of  The City of Kelowna  PUBLIC NOTICE  NOMINATIONS  FOR  Mayor, Aldermen & School Trustees  PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY  GIVEN to the Electors of the Municipality of the Corporation of  the City of Kelowna, that 1 require  the presence of the said Electors  at the Council Chamber, Bernard  Avenue, Kelowna, B.C., on^the  Eighth Day of January, 1917  at 12 o'clock noon, for the purpose  of electing persons to represent  them in the Municipal Council as  Mayor and Aldermen, and on the  Board of School Trustees as School  Trustees  The mode of nomination of Candidates shall be as follows;  The Candidate shall be nominated in writing; the writing thall  be subscribed by two voters of the  Municipality as proposer and seconder, and shall be delivered to  the Returning Officer at any time  between the date of this notice nnd  2 p.m. of the day of the nomination ; the said writing may be in  the form numbered Five (5) in the  Schedule of the Municipal Elections Act, and shall state the names,  residence and occupation or description of each person proposed,  in such manner as sufficiently to  identify such candidate and in the  event of a poll being necessary  such poll will be opened on the  Eleventh Day of January, 1917  at the Council Chamber, Bernard  Avenue, of which every person is  required to talcenotic and govern  himself accordingly.  Qualifications for Mayor:  The pertoni qualified to be nominated  for and elected ai Mayor are such persons  as are male British subjects of the full age  of twenty.one years, and are not disqualified under nny law, and have been for the  six months next preceding the day of nomination the registered owners, in the Land  Registry Office, of land or real property in  the City of Kelowna, of the assessed value,  on the last revised assessment roll for the  City of Kelowna, of One Thousand Dollars or moreover and above any registered  judgment or charge, and who are otherwise qualified as municipal voters.; . .  Qualifications for Aldermen:  The persons qualified to be nominated  for and elected as Aldermen are such persons as are male British subjects of the  full age of twenty-one years, and are not  disqualified under any law, and have been  for the last six months next preceding .the  day of nomination the registered owners,  in the Land Registry Office, of land or  real property in the City of Kelowna, of  the assessed value, on the last revUed assessment roll for the City of Kelowna, of  Five Hundred Dollars or more over and  above any registered judgment or charge  and who are otherwise qualified as municipal voters.  Qualifications for School Trustees:  The persons qualified to be nominated  for and elected aa School Trustees are  such persons at are British subjects of the  full age of twenty-one years, and are not  disqualified under any law, and have been  for the six months next preceding the day  of nomination the registered owners, in  the Lan f Registry Office of land or real  property in the Kelowna City .School District, if the assisted value, pn the ast  revised i.ssessment ml) for the Kelowna  City School District, of Five Hundred Dollars i more over and above any registered  judgment or charge, and who are otherwise qualified to vote at an election of  School Trustees in the Kelowna City  School District.  Given under my hand at Kelowna. B.1'., this Twenty-eighth day  of Decmber, 1916,  G. H. DUNN,  Returning Officer.  J. GALBRAITH  Plumber and Steam Fitter  P.O. B-x8l Kelowna. BC.  CIDER  Delivered in Kelowna  50c per gallon  Phone 113  P.O.Box 155  44  J. M. CROFT  Bootmaker.  All kinds of Repairs  BERNARD AVENUE,  KELOWNA.  Okanagan Ambulance League  During the past six months the  following amount has been collected, $761.83, as compared with  $792.70 during the same period  last year. The Red "Cross Headquarters are asking us to devote  our attention to the making of  pyjamas, shirts, and socks; the  material for these articles has much  increased in price during the past  year, and we must find means to  increasing our income so aa to keep  up with the greater demand made  upon it. During the past six months  we have sent the fellowing articles:  104 day shirts, 90 pyjamas, 188  nightshirts, 629 pairs of sox with  numerous other articles.  Our object is to increase the  number of articles sent each week,  nnd it will need the united efforts  of all our workers to carry out this  scheme.  We very much regret the loss of  Mts. Boyee, our most able ex-president who did so much tc organize  the Red Cross work  in this town,  WANTED  Graduate Nurse (or Kelowna  Hospital  General and maternity. Services to  begin February 1st next. Full particulars and information can be  had from A, P. McKenzie, Secretary, Kelowna, B.C.  Phone 20 Box 111  7-9  J. A. BIGGER  BUILDER AND CONTRACTOR  Estimates Furnished for all classes  of work  Storm Windows  and Doors  If you value  comfort  and   fuel  economy you would be wise to  consult us about these.  Christmas Gifts  We can carry out your own ideas in  Special Articles of Furniture or in original toys for the children  Furniture, Fruit Ladders,  Sash and Doors  REPAIR WORK AND JOBBING  S. M. Simpson  One doorsouth of Firehall.   Phone 312  SYNOPSIS OF COAL MINING  REGULATIONS  Coal miniag rights of tke Domiaioo  in Manitoba, Saskatchewan aid Alberta, the Yukon Territory, the North'  wast Territories, aad in j, portioa ol  the Province ol British Columbia, may  be leased (or ��, term of twenty-one  years at an annual rental of tl aa  acre. Not more than 3,600 as  will ba leased to oar applicant.  Application!! for tha lease must ba  made by ths applicant in person to  tho Agent or Sub-Agent of the distriot  in which the rights applied lor ars  situated.  In surveyed territory, tha laad must  be described by sections, or legal subdivisions ol seat-ions, and in unsurvsy  ad territory ths tract, applied lor  shall be1 stBkod out by the aPpUsaat  himself.  Eaeh application must be accompanied by a be oi t< whioh will be  refunded if the right, kpplied lor are  not available, but not otherwise. A  royalty shall be paid on the merckaat-  able output ol ths mine at the rate of  live cents per ton.  The person operating the mime ifcall  furnish the agent with sworn return  accounting for ths full quantity oi  merchantable coal mined and pay the  royalty thereon. II tha ooal miniag  rights are not being operated, st  returns shall be furnished at least osrSs  a y��Br.  The lease will inolude the ooal mining rights only, but the lsssea may  be permitted to purchase whatever  available surface rights may be con-  sidered aeoeesary lor the workiisg al  the mino at the rate ol $10 an aore.  For lull information application  should ba made to tha secretary el  the Department of the Interior, Ottawa, or to the Agent or Sub-Agaat  of Dominion lands.  W. W. COOT.  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  N. B. ���Unauthorised publication of  this advtrtreemeat will not b* paid lor.  At a meeting on December 12th.  Mrs. J. W. Jones was elected as  president, and we are indeed fortunate in being able to secure her  services.  Contributions  Gramaphene conceit at Mr. Sutherland's  store . . $ 9.00  Three gramaphone chair teas - 1.50  Sale of Plants and Needle Protectors .. ��� 3.00  Sale of old clothing - ��� 4.00  Mrs. G. Stirling . . 2.00  Mrs. C. Rowcliffe . . 3.00  Red X Twigs Tea . . 83.65  Anonymous ... 25.00  Xmss Eve collections    -             .   32.20  Expenses  $105.33  - 137.15  $48.20  Balance from November    $82.96  Balance on Hand $131.16  During the past month we have  sent the following articles to Head-  quarters: 22 day shirts, 23 night  shirts, 28 pyjamas, 84 pairs of soi,  2 pairs of bed soz, 8 hot water  covers,  4 tray  cloths, 6 scarves,  2 pockets (old kid gloves), 6 vermin underwear.  The following articles nave kind-  ly been donated during the mot tit:  Mrs. J. Jones, pair socks, Mrs. J-  Sutherland 4 pairs socks, Mrs. H.  Swerdfager I pair socks. We also  wists to thank the Westbank branch  for 10 pairs of socks; also Okanagan Mission for 1 day shirt, 11  night shirts, 9 pyjamas, 4 pairs of  socks, 2 pairs bed socks, 4 hot water covers, 4 tray cloths.  We wish to thank Mrs. Duggan  for her kindness in helping the  " Twigs " with their very successful tea, also the "Twigs" for $83.65  which isVindeed a very creditable  showing.  We also wish to thank the Mis-  es Dundas and Mils D. Fowler for  the splendid work they did Xmaa  Eve in collecting $52.20.  Automobile For Hire  O. D. CAMPBELL  Phone 219  Dr. Prices Cream Baking Powder  THE MOST PERFECT MADE  THIS Baking Powder is a pure Cream of Tarter product  which you know is derived from the grape. Cream of  Tarter Baking Powder is pure, wholesome and healthful and  does not have the ill effect on the system caused by Alum or  Phosphate Baking Powder.  We recommend.Dr. Prices Baking Powder and suggest  that you try some of the recipes in the Price Baking Powder  Cook Book. The recipes are good and we will furnish you  with a Cook Book if you have not already got one.  The McKenzie Co., Ld.  Phone 214 Our motto: " Qualify and Service "  I  Printed Butter  Wrappers  According to the new  Dominion Government  regulation! all farmer*  who tell butter either  to the store* or privately, are required to have  it properly covered in  a wrapper on which  MUST appear in prominent letters the words  "DAIRY BUTTER."  Tha fact is also ��m-  phasized that all butter  in auch packagea mutt  be of the full net weight  of sixteen ounces, and  in default of same a  fine of from $10 to $30  for each offence is imposed. Whey butter  must be so labelled  even when mixed with  dairy butter* and dairy  butter retains its 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:  10aMTKBr,$1.50  200  500  1000  ����  2.00  3.15  4.50  These prices Include Both the  Paper, which is the best obtainable  for lhe purpose, and the 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, has been entirely  cut off. Unfortunately there is no guara/itee againsbfur-  ther increases, indeed, they are more than likely.  Kelowna Record

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