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 ���������  VOL. IX.. NO. 4.  KELOWNA BRITISH COLUMBIA, THURSDAY. DECEMBER 14, I9I6T���6 PAGES  Lloyd-George's New  British Cabinet  Government's One Aim is to  '   Win the War  The new cabinet of Premier  David Lloyd-George has been  oliicially announced, and is certainly one of the most remarkable ever gathered together in  Briton's history. The success-  conduct oi the war is the dominating note, and men have been  chosen ior each position -with  that sole object in���'view, lhe  following is the list: <   -  Premier���David l_lo_;d-George.  Lord President of the Council  ���Lord Curzon.  Chancellor of the Exchequer -  Andrew Bonar Law.  Ministers without portfolios-  Lord Milner and Arthur Henderson,,  The above constitute the War  cabinet. Members of the government outside the war cabinet  are as follows:  Lord High Chancellor ��� Sir  Robert Finlev.  Home Secretary���Sir George  Cave.  foreign-Secretary���Arthur .1.  Balfour.  Colonial Secretary ��� Walter  Hume Long.        '   '      V  War Secretary���Earl Derby.  Secretary of State for India-  Austen Chairj,berlain.  Presidenti of Local Government Board���Baron Rhondda. ���  President of the Board ��� Sir  Albert Stanley.      ���  Minister . of Labor ��� John  Hodge.  First Lord of the Admiralty-  Sir Edward Carson.  Minister of Munitions ��� Dr.  Christopher Addison.  Minister of Blockade ��� Loid  .Robert Cecil. ft  Food Controller���Bar���� Da*.  enport. )  Shipping, Controller-rSir J  Paton Maclay.  President of the Board of Ed  . ucation���Herbert A. L- Fisher.  First Commissioner of Works  -Sir Alfred M. Mond.  Chancellor of the Ducuv oi  Lancaster���Sir Frederick Caw-  ley.  Postmaster General ��� Albert  llling worth.  Minister of Pensions���George  N. Barnes.  Attorney General���Sir Frederick E. Smith.  Solicitor! General ��� Gordon  Hewart, K. C.  Secretary for Scotland ��� Mr.  Monro.  Lord Advocate��� James A.  Clyde, K.C. - '  .   Solicitor General for Scotland!  ���Thomas B. Morrison, K. C.  Lord Lieutenant of Ireland-  Henry E. Duke.'  Lord Chancellor for Ireland ���  Ignatius J. O'Brien, .K. C%.  Wilson Landing' and  Westside Notes  From 180 to 200 pounds of  , roses, ��of about 200 roses to the.  \ pound, are required to produce  !   one ounce of attar of roses    '  According to, a London de-  patch King George offered former Premier" AsquitU an -'irl-  dom and the order of the garter  both of which he ihas declined.   ���  Sir George Foster, minister of  trade and commerce, is on his  way to England, where he will  help draft the report-of the Dominions Royal Commission. It  is rumored that he will take up  the duties 'or high commissioner  being vacated by Sir George  Perley, who becomes.overseas  minister 'of militia.  ' At the forthcoming byclection  nominations for which will be  . held on Saturday, .and the elections, if any are needed, on ihe  2ist; Premier Brewster will run  in Victoria, resigning his seat  in Alberni-. When the bvclcction  in Alberni will'_be held is^aot  certain, but it will not be until  after the New Year, probably  not 'until the end of January or  the earlv pgrl of February.  (Vtees oar ns CorrBuDorjdsni.l  We are glad to hear that Leiut.  R. A. D. Ramsay is progressing  favourably, since being wounded  some months ago. It was feared  that he would have to lose his leg,  which danger is we hear now post.  He is to return home on leave as  soon as able to do so.  Capt. Mutrie and Leiut. Seeley  and Logan have just returned tu  Vernon after a very successful  hunting expedition. They had In  go a considerable distance back  before they found the game. But  six bucks formed, a good bag  nevertheless.  After two year? at the front Mr.  Lionel Semerset is at home again.  During the last few weeks,he lias  visited many 01 his friends, and  lias some thrilling experiences to  relate, with many wonderful  escapes, when in the fighting area.  Most of lhe earlier part ofthe time  pas spent in transport wotk. He  has lost two brothers in Francr,  one of them being Tpr. Barnard  Somerset killed in the trenches by  machine gun fire. The other being  Leiut. Francis Somerset, who died  in the thick* ot the fight in a captured German trench.  M.50 PeSyAnnuni  Germany Makes First Offers  For Peace With the Allies  Proposals Do Not Meet With Much Sympathy From Allies���  Regarded as Cunping Scheme to Save Enemy's Face  Rutland News  the  lier  (From oar owe Carreso.mu.rit.1  Mrs. Draper came in from  prairie last week on a visit to  daughter Mis. Coventry.  .The girls club gave  their presi  dent,   Miss Jennie Clever   a   6ur-  Germany has made to the  Entente a formal aud definite proposal to discuss trims ef peace.  The proposal was made through  the representatives in Berlin of the  United States, Spain and Switzerland, who were received, one at a  time, by Chancellor von Bethmann-  Hollwegand given a note which  they were asked to transmit to the  governments of the Entente Powers  In the note Germany announces  her intention of. entering forwith  into peace negotiations, and her  willingness to suggest propositions  which, those in authority believe,  will be appropriate fpr the establishment of a lasting peace. The  governments arVienna, Constantinople and Sofia have submitted  indentical notes and have also  communicated with thc the Holy  See. ' y-  ��� Germany's peace terms in general measure propose the restoration of-the status quo, before the  wa' with the exception of the establishment of independent kingdoms  of Poland and Lithunia. They are  understood to propose the complete restoration of the occupied  portion of Belgium and France in  return for Germany's captured  colonies, and to dispose of the  Balkan situation because of its  extremeby complicated nature, in  the peace conference.  The note concludes with the  statement that, shonld the terms  not be accepted by the Allies,  Gerrnnny disclaims any responsibility for the continuancy of the  war.  The offer haa been received in  Britain, France, and also in America, with much derision, and is regarded as merely a ruse to take  advantage of the temporary gains  made in Roumania to save themselves from inevitable disaster.  The Westminister Gazette says:  It is to neutrals rather than to us  that Germany is appealing, therefore we must be careful not to be  manoeuvred onto the ground where'  we will seem in wrong.  Fire Blight Control During the  > Dormant Season  By BEN. HOY  Agricultural Association  Elects New Officers  Mr. E. R. Bailey is New President���No Reduction in the  Number of Directors  The special .meeting ealled by  the Agricultural Associatipn to  consider    the   several    suggested  Aged Westbank Man  Disappears*  Police and Search Parties Fail  .  to Find Any .Que  Search parties of Westbank  and Kelowna people, the provincial police, and Indians from  I the   reserve have been scouring  whic  in  th.  amendments to the constitution 'the country 'ac_-0ss the lake dur  ���rid by-laws was held last Saturday ing the past week _or some  afternoon. With only a few altera- y.^ of Mr ; j J_0bbin, an aged  tions the proposed amendments Westbank resident who myster-  ������"���ich have already been printed/^, djsa4)peare(_ from Ijr.TOC  detail    were   passed.   One  of |Wednesdav   and nas not      been  e most important, -however, pre. )d      {     ince       D      Ue    thl,  vidirig lor a reduction ,n the num-1  b9r of'directore lo six besides  president and  secretary,  did   not  find favor, and it   was decided toi  ���     ,    ,,        ,,,,,,  elect fourteen directors as before.   a"ord (the   dHjhtest   indication  Following   this   special meeti,g,0/wh^.canllaVe:^aPPened,    l��  the  annual   general   meeting ad   fhe   old' man.      lhe searchers,  I however,- are still persisting in  ,   j moat careful combing of the dis-  "��� trict for a radius, of many miles  a clue  has   been found to  journed' from November 25th, ......    ,    . .  then resumed and the following | their endeavors  directors elected: Mesi-rs. E. R.| Last Wednesday evening it ap-  Bailey, L E. Taylor, A. W. Cooke, I Pears that Mr- 'Dobbin, who is  A. Day, Lynn Harvey, P. Casorso, 86 )'ears ot aSe- wenl Jor hls  W. F. Sehell, L. Dilworth, E. Dart, mal1 as UKUal lo the house oI a  A. D. Monsees and T. Morrison, neighbor, and returning borne,  M<. G. A. Fisher was appointed sat reading the papers until a  auditor and the financial statement 'ate hour; his wife and daughter  for the year formally passed. |retiring and leaving him     thus  Following'this, a directors'meet-! occupied. In the morning lie  ing was held when Mr. E. R. Bail- was nowhere'to be found, His  cy was elected president for the fur coat and , hat, "overshoes,  year and Mr..R. A. Copeland vice- pipe and ! tobacco, and. cheque  president; Mr. R. L. Dalglish was book were also missing. Ob-  reappointed secretary-treasurer, jviously moved by some sudden  The following committers were fancyv he had prepared himself  selected : hall, grounds, live stock, for a journey, and had 'get out  poullrj, spoils,, and piize list, without disturbing the family.  The executive committee .vill con-i What direction he took, and  sist of the president and vice-pre- what was I his aim, remains an  great deal of fuss is made orchard of any size-if the bright 5ident:_.w��� Messrs. A. W. Cooke, impenetrable   mystery.        The  Rogerson an  oveif the control of varioMs fun- has been at all severe.   The saf- :{;>'" Harvey, C. Rogerson and L. house he .occupies is about four  gus   diseases   and   insect pests \st and best way to handle '.ne r'.Vuw nt    t- j    . r0^^ miles back from the lake-,  attacking our orchards, but blight is to go through .the trees' .Mr- H- Y< Chaplin was made a and there is vsrv little choice of  piis: party on the occcsion of h r| these are relatively simple mat- and remove the blight first and' ''J'. m:7ll'er��" acknowledgement direction except by rough climb-  birthday last Tuesday cvtuii g. ters in comparison with Fire then do the pruning In tois'f1"8,klnd voluntary work he has ing over hilly country, which  The children of the Methodist Blight. With ordinary fungus way any cankers that were dnne fo< lhe Wtv for years in would scarcely seem possible to  Sundat hool are bu^^.rl.iM^J��^P"ta one Part'���� ft ^edftW first time mav lw ��"���>��'�����" ��"���!. the staging of frmt.'a man so oldrfnt. feeble. On  Sund...   school are bus? practising communityi *�� .ever, �� j^:,,. StecteA while pruning.    m'XM^'A ���nlnOlV,   was _������>��� passed, Thursday   a light fall of   snow  ual grower may effectively con- weather   begins to warm, up ml?'"n"K i" "<>��"<>��  trol   these, pests in his orchard the -spring, just before bloss >in-  without the cooperation of   the | ing time, another careful niapac- | J|  community.! Blight is a   com-1 tion "should' be   made for any  for  the   Christmas  entertainmnt  liich is to be held Frid.ry week  A concert is to be  given   in  the  ���Rutland school house on Thursday  Dec. 21st, in aid of tho Belgian, 'munity problem, and for effect-j active cankers that mav have  destitute children. Details will be ^ve control there must be a de- been missed. This inspection  announced Inter, ' 'termined effort on. the part   of  An interesting ceremony wiU^fV ��#* Kf��wef. to cut out  take place on Sunday in the Meth-1 a}l existing infection before thc  odistchbrch when the' honor roll j blossoming period.    - .  of members who have enli. ted, will I    At the present,time there  are  connection wilh the staging of fruit,  o passed  _  granting permission   to   the   Boy j ,mule chances of   tricking  Wm  1 Scouts to use the exhibition  build- still sjsjore remote, though severing so long as it remained varan', a] expert Indians, tempted   by  or basket ball. &c. |a rewardof S50, have taken   up   ���  the task.   The weather has been  M-    cj.i n    ���     r        d    1       fairlv cold lately, and unless the  las Milli Uavies, Irr m oradner     , , ,       , ,,./������  very Joften saves Lhe tiee     irom  fl. (J.    and   Miss  E.   Paton,   bom i��,   ., Ula"   .llas ]wx'"< able to f nd  a   great   amount   of  bloss urn Dewdney, will be added to ^ |^��er ��-fa extr^ely urditeiv  blight. I school staff with the begining of!tllat   '"! can have .survived   the  In removing small twigs  and next term.   Miss Boake, a pr,-fent|l'xp?s,l!re   fonr * "lanv daVs- l:S~  branches,   cut   at    least   three teacher, is resigning. |Peciallv as lie apparently   took  be   unveiled:   The   list   c >r tains' enough   "hold- over" - c.'Mikers,: inches below the line of demar-|^   about 40 names. There will be a I (should  weather conditions   be, cation between the healthy anc   _ ~    ~T~  i-pecial service with patriotic sing- favorable   for itsvspread in the ���. the   diseased   tissne.   Disinfect fall and early spring when  spring)'to do very serious dam- !"'"'   ���"���'' "'"   ",K,;  ilu  ing  Items from Ellison  with  corrosive   sublimate, 1 to frostis out of the ground.  1)0oo. I   fn cutting out branches in the  'Where cankers are on Branches top  .of > old   trees, every effort  up to three quarters to one inch should   be   made   not to leave  in diameter, it is iiitniU,-   be 1 large stubs.   Even if it is turrets cut off the branches, especial- sary to cut back another foot or  ly in trees over three years old. so, it is better to briti" thc tree  In   order 'to cut thc bark    far hack to a lateral branch.    T'u-.  Mr Price I'll.sob was down   >t tree   tissue  than at any   other enough   away   Iron   Ujfc   'dead will tend to stop sucker grow I ;h  the Simpson ranch Monday return- time of the year.   Kruit -growers area on branchesvof this sizc.nt and make a better sharM tree  ing Tuesday. |who   have   the,welfare of their is   almost   necessary to- girdle '     Use of Corrosive Subiriuatii  orchards  and  community     ��t the   branch   and render it use-    M_���.��� ������ '���'���,_,. 1 ���     _; ._  The Ellison  Girl. Club is hold-! heart should maKe every   effort j less. I ^���� ftff^ ft", , ' e  ing a conceit and   dance   in   the between now andspring to   get     Cankers on large limbs can be ma?.��.a o1 .^V1 own,-"r  WPW-  school house on Friday next  in|an the "hold-overs" out'of. ihe taken-out and the limbs   saved ^Tf, Jh'1",,?!:  age to the trees and crop. The  dormant season (from the time  the leaves fall until the b,lo.-isn ti  ing period) is the time nn effective clean-up can be made, nsd  the work can be dghe i:-. less  time and with less wastage uf  tree  aid of the Red) Cross.  Mr{ T. D. Lewis, of Calgary, was  in the district this week on business  connented with his property on the  Vernon road. He has made a sale  of his stock to Messrs',Casorso  Bros.  orchards.  - Cause of thc Disease  Bank Has Remarkable  Enlistment Record  by cutting ,the bark away at wounds' ,but ��f ��< ih* "!liaies1  least two inches above and be- wa^s �� * ca��v * .solaUu�� '"  low the infection and one inch a ^.^JL'JI'I? ?��!%*i  The Fire Blight is of ba^tctial at ~the isides, making sure that  origin.     The orgaaisui causing | you.  are back to healthy sound   . ��� n i  it   is a small rod-shaped body . tissue.     Disinfect   the,   wov��| S!z._.S���zf.' J^.  measuring -kbout   one, sixteen-with   cflrrosive sublimate,   and  thousandth of an inch long, and paint' it with white lead.      In  one forty-five-thousandth of   an painting,    have the paint thick  in the left hand attache.)   l >   a  o uiat  when necessary to use the hand  it can be let hang i'r nil iliewrst  in   easy   reach   when neefo. ;i-  may enter the growing   shoots,  In an "Honor  Roll" issued  by; limbs, or trunk through the   a-  the Canadian Bank of Commerce gency of various pests.   Having  inch wide.   This germ common- enough so that it will not  ly enters the plant by way    of down the tree,  the   blossoms,   where it multi-l   In1 cutlingawav the diseased  plies in the nectaries ofthe flow-,water sprouts and sinkers from  ers and finally extends into the the root, always dig down   aud  near-by twigs  and  leaves.     It see that there is no iufectior at  the rootj  . In the case of twigs, suckers,  gain. Keep the sponge thoroughly soaked in the solution,  and swab over the tools and  cut after making'each cut.1   ���  Many believe that there is not  any need of disinfection when  the work is done in freezing  weather, but this cannot be recommended as there is a .certain  I no food withjiim.  It appears that the old tcnt-  leiuan, who is an old ��old:ir  ! and veteran of the Indian nuiti  nv, hgs been very much 'exercised over the war lately. The  oaper he was reading contained  the news of the Teuton saccejstf  in Roumania. and it is ilmin'ht  nossible this may have tmv^  ed upon his mind.sumewlt.u  and, prompted him to i'r'_;ot his  years, and to set out .vttii some  vague notion of "doing ItiU'il "  He was verv'proud of his past  record as a soldier, and couW  often be Seen wearing tits mid-  als he had acciuired dm :tt(< his  long service. He had ���������. ntrtic-  ular troubles except hi< .inxuiv  overthei war, and u seems impossible to assign any ol'vr  motive for his action. Ii, citfv  case it is remarkable that no  trace of hiin can be found, as  it i.. ai difficult country to "Jt  out of, and his tall ol.l-fashi n-  ed figure would command :i11��-.,-  tion anwvhere.  One of Mr. Dobbin's soss.  Arthur, went away this fall  with thc Forresters' Battalion,  while another son, John, reside.-)  in the Westflarik tHwn.  e gency ot various pests,   waving .water    sprouts,\ etc.,   coming .   ,  7.     Th       1    t'  some remarkable figures are given once gained admittance to   the from   big   limbs, being infected a,mo,,,        '    .    ..om.v     ,   e  the high precentege of the I plant, the bacillus, if conditions  all   the way 'to the btse oi the !* ^��"ld'be Sf^uh    :  -      ������ ��� -        it   is w   cold.that the soiiuum  showing  bank's staff's enlist in the present ]gce favorable, multiplies rapidly  war. A total of  1,200 officers of feeding upon and destroying the  when  the Bank- have  taken  up military jcells of the inner bark and cam- fcut away the bark around   the should, be disinfected at  duty, representing 65 per cent, pi bium.    It winters over in ���    the  the male staff between the ages 18 -, form of "hold-over" cankers on  and 45; $0 per cent, of the entire the limb* or trunk of the affect-  male staff, and 40 per cent, of the ed .rees  ~  Bank.  Of these 77-have been killed up  to the present date, 155 wounded,  7 missing, 8 prisoners of war,  and  17 ill. : '  Method  of 1 Control During  Dormant Season  Thip work is very oftencarried  twig, but apparently not   into  the limb, it is always well   to  freezes,   and even-then the cuts  ome  the  base and disinfect well, so thbt subsequent    _date  tnere   is   no danger of leaving weather is warmer,  tiny of the germs to carry   the'    For  further  information   rc-  disease oyer. ! yarding Fire Blight, and its cm-  Cankers    on    the   roots   are r        __ ��� _��     ���. .  treated the same as   those    on tro1   Bulletin .1,8 (pages 12, t.;,  the branches above the ground, ^nd   14)   and   -Circular No. s$  Wherever there have been    any should' be  studied.     Doth    of  out   at   the same time as    ,the Idiseased suckers or water sproub these   are   issued by the il   C!  pruning, but for thorough work |at the base,of tne tree, the soil Department of Agriculture, And  jthis is not enough.   There is no should be removed from around ,       .    .    7     ,        '        ���  Archdeacon Greene'pruner 0? bliKht cutter ��P'-rt the tree and the roots examined ca* be obtained at thc Ir.cal  enough to remove at one cntting for hold-over cankers. This office of the department m the  all the existing cankers in    an ' work  can   only he done in the Board of Trade building. |  ��� The'ven  returned yesterday from Nelson  Careless Handling nf Ashes  Cause of Many Fires  Durifrg^lhe winter months -the  disposal of ashes from stoves  and furnaces demands a ton!ion,  Though niany- fires at? cil.'-I  bv the disposition of hoc ashes  against frame buildings, wind- ���  em fences, etc., the practice is  still continued. Too much i.in  cannot be given to the disposed  of ashes. Either metal containers' should be used, or thc asiie-t  should be placed at a sate <lis-  ble. PAGE TWO  KELOWNA   RECOJtD  I/CI nWNXT RPfORD;keeping the wolf from the city's  KfcLUMiNM KirCUKUl(ijr ^ ^ ^^ must be  Publish*) .vary Thursday at Ketownn,  British Columbia  JOHN I.KATHTEY  Editor snd Proprietor  1 r��(_i  , SUBSCRIPTION  KATEa  |].r>0    per    Yt-iir:    T&o..   *ii    months.   United  StnU-p, BO r^nta arlititronnl.  All sutmci iptirins  nsvnhle in  mlv���nos  Siitmrribem    lit   tlie   rerzulnr   r.re    ran   have  Sl'tra   r��nl    nmlll-d   In   !i i t.   ,,'   n   dintnnrs  HALF  HATE.  given full credit for having pursued this unpleasant task so  patiently and successfully.  Some changes in the personnel  of the eouncil arc inevitable,  owing ' to thc retirement of  Mayor Jones from the office he  litis held ior so many years. As  member for the district he will  no doubt have his time fully  occupied, and will also be obliged to be away from the city at  frequent intervals.  So far the only one who has  definitely indicated his intention  Tlris  sneHnl  prlyUsRS   is    i' ��� ii nt, ,1    lor    tbe '    r  Uofu_. ���;,,��.  ���   ,, . .wli,!, t,,  for till*  in,,��� ol ldv.rtt.Uu th. eitv ,nd district,   [01  litcoiniiig a cantliQatL ior cut   , i vacancy    thus created is Aldcr-  [liian   R.   A. .Copeland.      Aid.  AIlVEUTISIWi HATES  itices. roqnWSlONAl, CARns. j Copeland is no beginner in inun  ic'ipal matters, for he has just  completed his sixth consecutive  year as alderman. He is one of  those invaluable men to . whom  public work is a real pleasure  and a hobbv, and he is never  afraid of making personal sacrifices for the cause in v Inch lie  is interested. Altlermgn Copc-  laiid's name appears on manv  committees of local institutions  and he is always retdy try do  his bit in this respect. H he-  has anv preferences, however,  they   are undoubtedly the City  ETC.. 1.5 rents per u.liinm inoh per week.  I.ANI1 AMI TIMI1E1I  NOTIOES-80 days. IV  en dava ti.  IVATBR  NIN'ICKR-Sll  tor live  insertions.  l.KIIAl,   AIIVKRTISING-Flrsl    Insertion.    U  rents   per   line:  eaeh   ��� nliMC-itm-rrt   innertlon.   S  MntS  per  line.  C1.ASSIK1EH AllVKltTISKSIKNTS -1 eeol.  per1 word lirst InsiTlion. 1 eenl par word  oa-'li subsuiusot insertion.  DISPLAY    AIWBIITIBEMENTB - Two  Inches  nnd under, Ml fenr* ner inch first insertion  over two inches -III renin per inch lirnt in  ssrtlQDI 'Ml cenu ner inch enrh sirlm��iuent  ineertion.  All  ohatlRH in ftiMtttKt  'ulvrttii  tei no His  mtiil  lie   in   the   hnndl   of   tlie   inintur  bv   'I'm  MdftV  pvanins  to   eniQrt   publication  id    the  no it  Uvsue.  Council and the Agficullural  Association, and for these l-vo  bodies he has done ,m Incl'cdihlfl  amount of self-sac.-ificing wort  .Itulging by thc vows he ha:; always polled as aldsririan he  should have no diiT'clrllv in  securing election, even if opp.is-  doubtfifl.  Municipal politics in Kelowna  have been rather tame and    uneventful for the past few years,  at least to the outside observer,  and il seems scarcely likely that  this even   tenor   will   in-   much vd, which at orcscut  disturbed   by   the forthcoming'; Assuming that ell ihe res', of  elections, which are due early in   the council i.grcc to "carry on"  the    new vear.    We say "tame"  with some reserve,for those who  have   been    responsible for the  I'm.Hieing    of the city's business  for the last year or two would  scarcely admit the term.    Still,  there is nothing of very absorbing interest to 'the general   pub- j Trench,   mid .1   B   Ivn-nvies nre  lie, however exciting it may  be  due   to retire this year, having  for the aldermen themselves, in served     their    twouir   term.  there will  new man.  once1  still' be n ed f<-'    one  Don't all   speak    at  Of    the  Messrs.   .1  live   school 'nislee-',  .   A.    Riggc,   W  R  GILLETT'S LYE  EATS DIRT  Th,  Second-Hand Store  Can Save You Money  f* ET the habit of dropping in and looking around  our stock. If you don't see anything you are  in need of just now, there is no harm done, and we  are glad to see you anyway. But the chances are  you will find the very thing you were wanting, and  at a low price.  Staple and I-ancy Chiiia and Glassware  Furniture and Kitchen Hardware  TOYS  and Useful Presents for Christmas  A. E. COX  Second Hand Store Water Street  SISSIitijHffiS^^^  Suggestions for Xmas  This is tire Twelfth sc.son we have been purchasing Cluistnias  Gifts for our kelowna patrons, nrrd believe jas usual you will  find us well in tire lead in tiris department. . _.     !_..',���  . We have an unusu.il selection of  Strap Watches, Expanding Watches, Silver Photo  Frames and Parisian Ivory Toilet Articles  The Ivory BJtficles we engrave in Blue, Green,  Pink and Red Enamel  Diamond Rings  Pearl Rings  Brooches       ;  '  Pendants  Lockets, &c��� 6tc.  Cut Class  Fine China  Ebony Goods'  Safety Razors  Fountain Pens, &c.  Always s plcssure tn iKow sny Hoods  I    J. B. KNOWLES  MRilif|Bi|lli_ii1 wi  .'I," Z -    I_i jMa3^i��'illlr^lj||fMBiq  These gentlemen have made no  statement as yet of titers intentions, nor have any other i,ames  been mentioned as likeh candidates���except���oh, yes, we ttad  nearly forgotten���there seems to  be every likelihojd that the  ladies, emboldened no ddulit,  by their recent triumph in ivcvr-  ing the provincial vote, will put  up a candidate. We have reallv  no authority fo-: saying it. and  may pet into trouble, but Mrs.  Calder's name has been freely  mentioned as the likely nominee  and really, when you come to  think of it, it would be difficult  to lind a better���male or female.  There are many good reasons  why some level-headed woman  should take an interest i,i . the  work of the public s:ajo;,., and  we confess we would like to SO*  iUrs^ Calder on the- Board.  Many people have forgotten.  perhaps, the recent legislation  passed by the provincial house  providing for a weekly half-holiday. The fact that Kelowna  nad already enjoyed that privilege for some time perhaps  caused less interest to be taken  in the matter here. There is  one provision in -the Act, however, which demands attention,  as it will be necessary to lake  a vote of the ratepayers upon it  at the time of the municipal  election: that is, the day upon  which the holiday shall fall.  The choice in Kelowna apparently rests between Thursday and  Saturday. .  .  In the coast cities, where the  voting has already taken place,  the choice fell by overwhelming  majorities upon Saturday afternoon, notwithstanding that the  merchants conducted an active  campaign against it. So far as  can be judged from the lone of  various discussions which have  been held in the smaller interior,  towns, there is an equally  strong feeling in these places for  the weekend holiday.  There can be no-doubt that  the mid-week holiday, as a holi-  iday is almost a failure, and is  tolerated only by the store clerk  and the working man generally  in the absence of something better. The opposition to the Saturday holiday holiday comes almost entirely from the merchants, who are not unnaturally  anxious about the effect upon  their trade of interference with  what has always been regaiJcd  as theirIbest shopping day. The  Saturday half-holiday is not a  new .thing with retail stores bv  anv means, and it would be interesting to know the experience  of those who had tried it just  how it worked out in that respect. Probably the loss of  business notion is not borne out  bv 'facts> anywav. Recompense  is made'in the Act for the loss  of Saturday evening, should  that day be chosen, by an arrangement to open Friday evening.   . o���-    '  It is announced that vice-admiral DuFonrnet, commander of the  allied squadron in Greek waters,  has   been   replaced   by   Admiral  Caucher.  judge Forjn last Thursday granted William Hunter, Conservative  candidate in Slocan riding, a recount. Hunter was beaten by C.  F. Nelson, Liberal, by one vote in  the general election.  Adding moisture to the air reduces the amount of heat necessary  tor comfort. As much as 20 per  cent of the coal bill can be saved  by adding moisture to the ' air.  Air should never contain less than  40 per cent and preferably 50 per  cent, of humidity.  ~~ C. Nicoll  Dray and Transfer Agent  .    Phone 132  Will move you quick and cheap  Thursday, Dec. 14th, 1916,-  ii  "Will there be a Victrola in  Your house this Christmas?"  11   j'fm  The Best Gift  of all  There isn't a woman anywhere  who wouldn't be more than delighted to receive a Victor-Vic-  ^^^^^^^^^^^       trola on Christmas  This wonderful musical instrument is the ideal Xma*  *  Gift and the wide range of styles puts it within reach of  all - $21, $33.50, $53, $66.50, $102, $137, $205, $255.  $330, $400. '     .  Don't-longer delay your family the pleasure derived  from the Victor-Victrola.   Step in today and get a line .  on this ideal Christmas gift.   We have a very complete  stock.  Terms to suit your convenience can be arrangd if  desired.  Electrical  Christmas  Presents  El GriUtovo. An all-round domestic utility. It broils,  boils, stews, fries, makes toast, hot cakes, pop com,  and does two operations at the same time      - -       $7  This advertisement is worth ten oent*. per day on  purchase price of Electrical Gifts you wish to purchase to the amount of $5 and over. If ordered Ten  days before Xmas this ad. is worth $1 ; if Five days  before Xmas 50c, &r.c. If two appliances are ordered  the value doubles.   If three, its value trebles.  Cut this out and present when ordering'^0,>x\si��  Hotpoint Safety Comf 0. Made  in two styles: Metal, flexibly  conforms to body curves,  may be wrapped around a  limb. Also in Aluminum,  disc shape and non-flexible.  Both are easily regulated. Provided with washable eiderdown  ���   cover;  Metal Five. $9;   Aluminum $6.50  '.��  ii  BETTER LIGHT  At LESS EXPENSE from COAL AIL (Kerewni)  THIS wonderful new incandescent mantle lamp gives  more than ten times as much light as the common  coal oil lamp. At the same time it burns less than  half as much oil as the old style open flame, center  draught lamps. Beats electric, gasoline or acetylene. Tbe  Aladdin  Hanging Lamp  is equipped with the adjustable extension chimney Snd baffle geaerntsr  which make it the most reliable incandescent mantle oi! lamp ever  made. Por evening reading, writing or sewing there Is no light that  can compare with the powerful, tteadv white light of the Aladdin.  Safe, durable snd economical, beautiful in design, no noise, no odor.  Women and children can operate it You can't appreciate the great  difference between the light of this lamp and the common coal oil Tamp  'til you see it It has all the good qualities of the high priced system but  with the advantage of being as simple as the ordinary coal oil lamp.  Let Us Demonstrate It To You  You'll never want .to ��o back to ths dingy, reddish, nickering  light of your old style lamps. You can hare the most cheerful  and best lighted home in your neighborhood by getting an Aladdin    Mantis Hanging Lamp. There ari also other. Aladdin styles sack  M shadow BimiATH thb bowc as table lamps, bracket lamps, etc  This advertisement is worth $1 on the purchase price of an Aladdin Table 'Lamp if cut out and  presented at our store on or before Ssturday, December 23rd, 1916.' O. C. R. Dec. 14, 1916  JAMES H. TRENWTTH  "THE'ELECTRIC MOP"  1 Thursday, Dec. 14th, 11916.  KELOWNA   &BCOKJ)  PAGE THREE  Children's  Books  VOU will  enjoy looking over  our stock of books (or the  " Kiddies" and older children.  We have never had as complete a stock nor have we ever  been able to secure as beautiful,  instructive and interesting books  as we have thia year.  P. B. Willits & Co.  REXALL DRUGGISTS  Phone 19 Kelowna, B.C.  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 Article, of Furniture or in ori.  ginal toy. for the children  Furniture, Fruit Ladders,  Sash and Doors  REPAIR WORK AND JOBBING  . S. M. Simpson  One door south of Fire hall.   Phone 312  Orders for  v Local  Scouts  >s prepared-.    Kelowna Troop  - -        ,        Troop First;   Self Last  Edited ly.Pioneer.     Dec. . !th.  Orders by command for week  ending December 231 d, 1916.  DUTIES:���Orderly Patrol ��01;  week, Wood Pigeons; next for  duty, Beavers.  PARADES:���The Otters, Eagles, Wood Pigeons, and Beavers  wil parade at the Club Room  on Tuesday, the 19th inst. at  7.15 p.m. The Wolves, Curlews,  and Kangaroos will parade atthe same ,time and place on  Wednesday, the 20th inst. The  combined troop will parade at  the same place on Saturday,  December 23rd, at 2.30 p.m.  The Wolf Cubs will parade at  their Club Rooui on > Friday.  December 22nd, at 7 p.m.       ,  On Saturday of this week we  hope to be able to arrange a  hockey match with Chesterfield  school, or if not with Chesterfield, then with the Bankers.  Thc annual meeting of the  Local Association was held on  Monday evening last, with the  usual slim attendance. A very  good selection of officers and  committee members was made,  however, all. men wno have the  interests of the movement very  much at heart. Mr. DuMoulin  was reelected president, #nd Mr.  h. E. Taylor and Mr. G. S. Mc  Kenzie vice, presidents, with  Messrs.! W.: J. Mantle, W. A.  Cameron, F. W. Groves, the  Ven. Archdeacon Greene, the  Rev. D. E. Braden, and the  Scoutmasters as committee  members. Votes of thanks were  passed to all those ladies and  gentlemen who so kindly acted  as examiners for badges during  the year, aud all those who assisted in making the Camp such  a success, particularly Messrs.  Lloyd-Jones, Mantle, and Cameron;    to the local papers    for  their kindness in publishing the  Scout Column each week, and  and to Scoutmaster Thomas,  now of Seymour Troop, Vancouver, for his services to tne  Troop while in Kelowna. Mr.  Thomas' warrant was also en-  dorsed for transfer to the Vancouver Troop. Mr. J. Gordon  was formally nominated to the  position of Cub Master,'and Mr.  Keown to that of Assistant  Scout Master.  The new rules as to repassing  Tenderfoot and Second Class  Tests and concerning "Slackers'  were approved and confirmed by  the meeting.  A hearty vote of thanks was  also given to the Kelowna boys  of "C" Company, 172nd Battalion, for presenting a fine tent  to tho local Troop. We re-  received this present just a few  days after thc 172nd leftVernon.  Itwas a very thoughtful and  kind act of the Kelowna boys to  remember the Troop in this  way. We imagine there will be  very great rivalry for the privilege of having this particular  tent at camp.  The collection of camp photo-  graphs which we , re sendiug to  H.R.H. the Duke of Connaught,  late Chief Scout for Canada,  have now been mounted in 1  little book, and ill' meivhcrs of  the Troop who wish to seethes*  pictures will have until the end  of the year to do so. The pictures can be seen at any time  at S. M. Weddell's office.  One of our leaders suggested  the other day that if only o.ur  aims were a little better known  there would be far more interest  shown im the, Scout movement,  and he asked why we did not  publish them. We understood  that our aims were pretty well  known in Kelowna, but they  are sometimes likely to be forgotten or confused, so we publish them again.  Rule 1 of the official rules  deals with our aims, and is as  follows: "The aim of the Association is to develope good citizenship among,boys by forming  their character���training them  in habits of observation, obeli-  ence, andself-reliance���indenting loyalty and thougtfulness  for others���teaching them set-  vices   useful to the public   and  Too Many Higher Canadian  Officers  It has been stated at Ottawa  that no distinction is to be  made in England between members of parliament and. other  officers in connection with the  working out of the plan to reduce the number of "iinemployed  officers of higher rank now over  seas.  Anv ollicer of higher rank,  whether a member ofparliaineut  or not, who will not revert to  the rank of lieutenant in order  to get to thc front, and whose  services <an not be utilized in a  military capacity in England or  France, must resume civilian  life. Zhis is in accordance with  the policv of tho department as  announced some time ago by Mr  F. B. MeCurdy.  Mr. Price Ellison, of Vernon,  Minister of Finance in the McBride  administration, and member for  the Okanagan in the Legislature  for many years, has made an assignment of all his personal property,  real estate, ciedits and effects to  T. A. Norris, of Lumby, for the  general benefit of his creditors.  Messrs Cochrane and Ladnrr are  solicitors for ths assignee.  A party of government wood  men have just finished putting in n  new bridge at Trepannier Creek,  and straightening out a bad turn at  that'point.  A falling tree caused a short circuit in the Peachland electric syst-  em Inst week and put the plant out  of business for several days.  J.Howard Morrison of Peachland  ia reported uf having died of his  wounds in hospital in England. He  was the son of Reeve Morrison, of  Peachland.  handicrafts useful to th:tii-  selves���promoting their 11101 al  and physical developm ;nt anil  hvgiene."  Through an error wc stilled  in last week's column that thc  annual "bun feed" would be  held on Wednesday, December  28th. We meant to say, Wednesday, December 27th.  LISTEN!  The giver is judged  by the Gifts he  makes.  Buy yourself and family or friends sensible Gifts  Christmas Suits for the Boys  We have the " Wearbetter " brand, with extra pail of pants    $8  In mixed Tweeds and in Pure Wool up to   $13.50  ���  " Buster Suits  for  the  little  fellow,  in   nice  dark   patterns and good winter  weights at  $4 and $5  BOYS' SHIRTS, in Negligee or Flannel  75c and $1  BOYS' WINTER CAPS with fur pull down 75c, 85c and $1  Men's Good Business Suits  Made for service in assorted dark patterns St...,   ,f I 5 and % 18  Young Men's Two-Piece Suits  in Sacque or Norfolk  Styles.    Pants  have belt loops and  cuffs  in nice Tweed patterns, at the very low price of   $12  Men's and Boys' Overcoats  of about the price of wool per pound, not allowing  anything  for the making, &c $5 up to $22.50  CHILDREN'S SLEEPERS, in sizes 0 to 6 65c to 85c  ��� ��� fleece lined  underwaisls  all sizes 25c to 35c  ��� ��� Combinaln Underwear$1.25 to, 1.60  WOOL BLANKETS, full bed size (70 x 80) at $4.50  BED COMFORTERS from  $2.25 up to $7.50  WHITE MARSEILLES QUILTS. 11-4 and 12^4 sizes  $3.50, $5, $6.50 and $7.50  Repeat orders t?f Sweater Coats, Gloves, Collars, Ties, otc,  are now in stock and the prices are exceptionally low. Come  in and look around you nre sure to find just the article you  are looking for.  J. F. FUMERTON & CO. |  THE CASH  STORE " It Pays to Pay Cash "  Regular Delivery Hours:  Morning���9.30 nnd I I ;    Afternoon���3 and 5  m******'��� '�����������''��� "���'i������������.�����>���.��..�������������������������-�����+��� ������..��..��..����� .ts.t ,>����������������..��.,��.��..��..��..��..��...>*��..��..��.�� +~4>m��~m.+,>m��m���>*��������������"���������������*��������������������� �����������������m-m-*��9'  Casorso Bros.'  Meat Market  Wonderful display of  GOOD THINGS FOR CHRISTMAS  Prime Local Fed Beef, specially selected for the Christmas week  Choice Mutton, Spring Lamb, Veal and Pork  Turkeys, Geese, Ducks and Chickens  Turkeys are likely to be scarce this yeajr, so leave your order early  Hares and Rabbits  FISH  We have a choice assortment of FRESH AND CURED  FISH, and pay special attention to this department.  Oysters and other Dainties  Home-cured Hams and Bacon, Home-made Sausages,  Polony, Brawn, &c.  C  asorso Dros.  Bi  The Sanitary Meat Market  See Our Windows  IS' Si S Si S Si S  S  S . ��"S'iS SS_S S"S i. S) .1 S"S',SiiS'.'iS ,SnS"S"S"S  S  S iS '��iS .."������������������.������.v..��.."S|"S"S.."��'��������� S'iSi SuS  i    ' ���         i ' in    I   I      I | I���  ,Si........   Si Si SiS . iS   ��'i��"��'  Crawford's Toy Land  HEADQUARTERS OF SANTA CLAUS  Come and see our  New Stock of Fancy Goods, Toys,  Dolls, Games, Books, Smokers' Sets, Cigars and Novelties  Guessing Contest  Three Handsome Prizes will be given, Absolutely Free,  on Saturday, January 6th, 1917  Every 25c and over spent at  Our Store entitles  you   to  One Guess  Prizes to be Awarded:  One Gentleman's Qold Watch; One Wrist  Watch;   One Manicure Set  How to Guess  After you have made your purchase ask for a Guessing Blank.   Fill in on this the  number of beans you think the jar conta'ns.   All these guesses will be deposited in  a sealed "box which will be opened on the night of the drawing.  See the Prizes in the window at  Crawford's  Keller Block PAGE FOUR  KStOWNA   RECORD  Thursday, Dec. 14th, 391?.  Christmas Gifts for  Smokers  Nearly   nil your men friends  are smokers, and you cannrt  please them better than by a  well-chosen gift of  Cigars, Pipe or  Cigarettes  It  is an economical gift, too,  and   one   that  is   sure  to be  appreciated  We have CIGARS in boxes  of I Os, 25s and 50s; CIGARETTES in 50s and 100s, and  a nice range of PIPES wilh  or without Cetses.  For lhe convenience uf Ladies  who can not visit our store in the  daytime, we are open every  evening until 10 o'clock.  The Club Cigar Store  NOTICE  Notice is hereby ��iven, tliat tit lhe next  statutory meeting of tlir Board i��t Licensing  ComnuHHioneia for tlie City of Kt.lnwiia, I,  Arthur lJeabody, intend to apply for a renewal of my licence to sell liquor by retail  in tbe premises known as the Palace 1 tote),  situated on the Notth Bide of Bernard  Avenue, between Water Street and Pen-  dozi Street, in the City of Kelowna, B.C.  Dated November  15th, 1916. 52-4  Dr.   MATHISON  Dentist  KELOWNA   -   B.C.  SYNOPSIS OF COAL BONING  REGULATIONS  C0al miniag rights ol ihu Dominion  in (Manitoba, Saukatchewtim aOd Alberta, the Yukon Territory, tke Northwest Territories, and in a portion oi  the Province of British Columbia, may  be leased for ft term oi tututy-oae  years at an annual rental of 81 ub  acre. Not mortj ' than 2,500 acres  will be leased to one applicant.  Application^ for the Lease must be  made by the applicant in person to  tie Agent or Sub-Agent of the district  in which the rights applied (or are  situated.  In surveyed territory, tho laad must  be described by sections, or legal subdivisions of sections, and in UttBUTVey*  ed territory the tract applied tor  *hi.U be1 Staked out by the applicant  himself.  * ftach application must be accompanied by a foe of $5 which will be  refunded if the right applied for are  not available, but not otherwise. A  royalty shall be paid on the merchantable output of the mine at tho rate of  five centB per ton.  The person operating the mine Aa-U  furnish the agent \yith sworn return*  gCOoUnting for the full quantity ol  merchantable coal mined and pay the  royalty thereon. It the coal mining  tights are not being operated, such  returns shall be furnished at least one*  a year.  The lease will include th.' eoftl rnin-  n_,r rights only, but the lessee may  bo permitted to purchase whatever  available surface rights may be considered necessary for the working of  the mine at the rate of ��10 an aCr0-  For full information application  should be nyide to thc secretary of  lhe Department ol tho Interior, Ottawa) or to the Agent or Sub-Agent  nf Dominion lands.  W. W. CORY.  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  'N. B. ���Unauthorized  publication* of  this advertisement will not be paid 'or  Municipal Fire Survey  Many fire chiefs have instituted  municipal surveys so that those responsible for the protection of bur  towns and cities may he better fit  ted to cope with any outbreaks of  fire. Excellent results have been  secured, from the* standpoint of  huh lhe public and the fire departments. The inspections revealed  many dangerous fire conditions,  w hicli the lay mind had passed unnoticed. The majority of cases requited only that the attention of  the owner or occupant of the building be called to the unnecessary  risk to secure its removal.  Fire Chief James Smart, of Cal-  8'>ry.Shas recently undertaken a fire  survey of that city, and apparently  with great success, as is shown by  his report of progress. Chief  Smart says:  The survey of fire conditions in  Calgary is about completed and I  Have every reason to feel that much  has been accomplishes in reducing  lhe fire hazard.  "Our method of procedure was  to have every building and premises inspected by the captain of the  fire station covering the district.  Instructions were givrn to note special information that might be  helpful in preventing or putting  out fire, to note thc conditions of  chimneys and pipes, method of  i tieating, feul used, disposal of  i ashes and especially accumulation  ol inflammable rubbish in basements or yards. In addition, of  I course, the names of owner and  occupant and shoit description of  each building with its street and  number.  "As the survey proceeded  notices were sent to premises  j where conditions were reported  I dangerous, and where the captain  had pointed out the required  remedy, lam glad to say that in  every instance so far the citizens  have heartily co-operated in the  work.  "An added value of the survey  is that each captain is more familiar with tl.e lay of the premises  in which he may be called upon to  combat fire.  REMEMBER THE DATE  DECEMBER 20-22      ������,n  S. B. PENTY, Show Secretary. P.O. Box 184, Penticton, B.C.  Printed Butter  Wrappers  According to the new  Dominion Government  regulations all farmers  who sell butter either  to the stores or privately, are required to have  it properly covered in  a wrapper on which  MUST appear in prominent letters the words  "DAIRY BUTTER."  The fact is also em-  phasized thnt all butter  in such packages must  be ofthe full net weight  of sixteen ounces, and  in default of name a  line 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 [ti 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 nfiPAPEK * PWNTtNC  I UU       INCLUDED  200  500  1000  )*    ii  ���i    ���>  $1.50  2.00  3.15  4.50  These prices include Both the  Paper, which is the best obtainable  for the purpose, and the Prinling  of same.    Please note this.  ��� Owing to the extraordinary rise in the price of bulter  parchment (which hus 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 guarantee against further increases, indeed, they are more than likely.  Kelowna Record  November Weather Report  Nov.           Max.  Min.  Rainfall  1 49    33....  2 53    39....  3 42    32....  4 46    40   ......   .20  5 47    36....  6 41    28....  7 39    22...  8 47    35 ...   15  9 49    39...   ,5  10 42   .... 32....  II 32    24...  12 24    10....  13 27    16,...  14 33    22....  15 32    17....  16 31    17....  17 32    15...  18 38    22...  19 38    29...  20 36   ....32...  21  36    30....  22 38    30...  23 36....   25....  24 34    23....  25 40    30...  26 38    30...  27 44    33....   12  28 42    31....  29 42....   25....  30 42    29....  The new mace for the Canadian  House of Commons, made to replace the one that was lost in the  fire which destroyd the Ottawa  Parliament Buildings a year ago, is  now completed. The new mace  in beautifully executed, and in gen  eral design is similar to the one  used in the British House of Commons. It is being psesented to  Canada by the ex-Lord Mayor of  London, Sir Charles Wakefield,  and Sheriffs Touche and Shead,  all of whom are well acquainted  wilh the Dominion. ,  KELOWM-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  Leaoes Kelotcna 11 a.m.  Leaoes Wc.Htbunli 11.30 a.m.  TERMS CASH  JAMES I. CAMPBELL  Phone 108 or Phone 100  of  your  National Service Card to Be  Filled In  There is to be a national service  week in Canada. The date will  be announced shortly by R. B.  Bennett, director of national service. It probably will be the first  week in January. ���  One of the features of the Week  will be the issuance of a card to  every man in Canada. Thia card  will have printed on it a number  of questions regarding national  service and must be filled in and  returned by all men between the  iges of 16 and 65.  The questions are as follows :  1. What is your name?  2. How old are you ?'  3. Where do you live ? Province ?  4. Name of city, towft, village  or post office, street, number.  5. What country were you  horn in ?  6. In what country was your  father born ?  7. In what country was your  mother born )  8. Were you born a British  subject ?  9. If not, are you naturalized ?  10.    How much   lime  have  you  lost in last   12  months  from sickness } ' ���  I I.    Have you full use  arms?  12. Of your legs?  13. Of your sight.  14. Of your hearing ?  15. Which are you���married,  single or a widower?  16. How many persons beside  yourself do you support?  17. What are you working at  for a living ?  18. Whom do you work for?  19. Have you a trade or profession ?  20. If so what ?  21. Are you working now ?  22. If not, why?  23. Would you be willing to  change your present work "for  other necessary work at the same  pay during the war?  24. Are you willing, if your railway fare is paid, to leave where  you now live and go to some other  place in Canada to do such work ?  Two million of these cards will  he issued and it is understood  that the services of Canadian  postmasters will be requisitioned  to issue them.  lhe object is to secure an accurate inventory of the number of  men available for the vital industries, such as agriculture and muni  tions manufacture.  There is nothing in the cards  which can be interpreted as showing a move towards conscription,  but of course the number of men  of military age available for recruiting will be ascertained.  Fifty-six sons of members of Parliament are serving with the colors,  many of the Cabinet ministers being thus represented. Parliament  has personal as well aa public  reasons for doing the best it can  for the soldiers.  Lieut.-Col. Henniker, an Okanagan officer, who went overseas in  command of the 103rd Battalion,  has been promoted to the rank of  Brigadier General, to command the  fifth Canadian Brigade, which will  comprise four western battalions.  Which was the longest and happiest day in Adam's life ?���When  there was no Eve.  At Christmas Time  your friends can buy  anything you can give  them ��� except  Your Photograph  Our work is the' result  of many years' professional experience.  McEWAN  Rowcliffe Block  J. M. CROFT  Bootmaker,  All kinds of Repairs  BERNARD AVENUE,  KELOWNA.  Cotton Has Advanced in  Price From 6c Per  Pound to 20c  <_ We are selling 40-lb. Felted Cotton Mat-  tresses for $8.50. There are only a few left  at this price.  <i   The price on New Goods will be $12.  <J Don't miss this bargain. Don't wait for  the higher price.  Kelowna Furniture Co.  Christmas Gifts  FOR BOTH OLD'AND YOUNG  Make your purchases early and get the advantage of a large (election  Christmas Cards  A better selection  than ever.  ��� See our Books of Private Greeting Cards  Fancy Boxed Stationery Diaries and Calendars  Fountain Pens        Shaving Glasses        Manicure Sets  Toilet Requisites Perfumes Fancy Soaps  Cameras and Photo Supplies  W. R. TRENCH & CO.  DRUGS AND STATIONERY  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 . - - Man.jinij.Director  Wholesale and Retail  Meat Merchants  A S usual we are making provision for a  " �� supply of especially fine Beef, Mutton,  Pork, 6cc, for the Festive Season. Get your  order in early for the Christmas Turkey.  Geese, Ducks and Poultry  Phone 135  Opposite Palace Hotel irsday, Dec. 14th, 1916.  KBLOWNA   ttBCOJUD  PAG�� F1YB  ctrz+^t^  Lovely Crepe~de-Chene  Waists, $5.75  IE specialize in Ladies' Waists, and can, therefore,  assure our customers of the best selection at the  liost reasonable prices. Any price you care to give, we  fave a good selection of from $1.25 to $10, but we  doroughly recommend our line of Silk and Crepe-de-  Ihene at '$5.75. We have now in stock the largest  Jssorfment we have ever held. <  lany New Silk & Serge Dresses  ''HE designs in Silk Dreaaea are exceptionally fine this year  and in  serge we have the  new Billy Burke Dresses at  !��'4\75 and $21.   These  are  exceptionally smart.   Make your  election.for Christmas as early aa possible.   We have an exceptionally goad showing at the present time.  A Few Suggestions for Christmas Gifts:  Doylies, Table centres, Runners, Cushion Tops,  Boudoir Caps, Dainty Aprons, Handkerchiefs,  Glove* and Hosiery, Holeproof Silk Hose with  the guarantee.   Three paira in a box for- $3.50  r'hone 361  Kelowna  TOWN AND COUNTRY NOTES  - .  ��� -  I    Christmas  Cheer  *  H  can be enjoyed this year as in years gone by  g|      We may have to curtail our expenditures on ex-  H      pensive luxuries and decorate   our   Christmas  j      tables with the more humble and healthful staple-  1 ; .groceries.   In spite of advancing prices in all  '  lines of Groceries we can still offer exceptional  values to the careful buyer.  1  Cranberries  2 lbs. for 35c  Comb Honay  Per square, 30c  Pressed Figs   x  Per Ik 25c  Arab Dates  Per lb; 15c  Wagstaffe's   Jams,   any  variety, per pail, 85c  Cluster Raisins  Per Ib. 25c  Ginger Snaps, crisp and  new.   Per lb. 15c  Popping Corn  2 lbs. for 25c  Mince Meat              ,  Per lb. 25c  Glace Cherries.    Htalf-  pound plcgi. Each 45c  Choice White Figs  3 lbs. for. 50c  Good Eating Apples  Good Cooking Apples  Per box, 75c  .  /New Currants        %  New Peels  New Raisins  New Sultanas  New Walnuts  ~ Almonds, '  Peanuts,  Brazils'  !  New Extracts & Spices  Fresh1- Chocolates   and  Candy at reasonable'  Prices; in fact everything necessary for a  Festive Christmas.  ���  B"  D.D. C  A  MPBELL  ffl       Phone Three Oh 1                   Phone Three Oh 1  Knowles' watch guessing is to  be held on Saturday all day.  Miss Rodgers of the Okanagan  Loan Co's staff left Saturday for a  visit to Vancuyer.  H. E. Dickson, formerly orchard  foreman at the Bankhead ranch,  and later of Grand Fo rks has been-  killed at the front.  , Lieut. D. G. Gordon, of the I Ith  Irish Fusiliers, wilt be in Kelowna  in a few days to enlist men ior  immediate overseas service.  School inspecter Anstey is here  this week on his semi-annual inspection of the public schools. Mrs.  Anstey accompanies him on his  tour of the schools.  The Rev A. Dunn haa handed  in his resignation as assistant at  the High school and his place  will be filled by Miss McNaughton.  Miss McNaughton has been connected with the High School for  several years in the past both as  principal and assistant.  In a-lette'r to J. A. Foster, of the  Canadian Bank of Commerce, news  Is conveyed of the fact that R. F.  Nalder, is now lying 'seriously  wounded in a London Hospital.  Mr. Nalder who is the owner of  an orchard on the K. L. O. bench  left in August of last to take his  part in the war.  Dr. J. W. Nelson Shepherd haa  decided to join the Canadian Army  Dental Corps and is leaving early  in the hew year for Victoria. He  expects to return and resume his  business in Kelowna at the close  of the war.  -Mr. E. Goodrich left Saturday  with n car of furniture and effects  for Ashcroft. From that point he  will haul by road to the homestead  which he is developing in the  Cariboo) He is located at Horse  Lake near the hundred mile house,  and speaks very well of the, country. Mrs. Goodrich also left by  the boat for the same destination..  At the young people's meeting  Monday in the Methodist church.  Mayor Jones gave a paper on "Ancient and Modern Greece." He  sketched in a most interesting manner the ancient glories of the once  great race,.and their downfall, and  threw a good deal of light upon  the more recent developments in  the Balkan peninsular.  The dance given out at Ellison  last week in order to raise funds  wherewith to send presents to the  local boys overseas, was exceptionally well attended, and the  amount of- $64 collected. This  was expended on smokes, &c, for  the boys of C Company, the parcels containing amongst other  things, over 500 Kelowna cigars.  There will be a much-needed  shower of articles at the hospital  next Thursday afternoon, the 28th.  Among the "wants" might be  mentioned small saucepans, fancy  cups and saucers, pot cleaners and  brushes, assorted strainers, flower  vases, feeders, small creams and  sugars, tumblers, dish pans, individual glass jelly moulds, wood  chopping bowl and knife, otc. The  Ladies' Hospital Aid wilj serve  tea. It is hoped everyone will respond to this appeal and give the  hospital a Christmas present.  Mr. J. A. Bigger leaves on Monday next for Calgiry on a .month's  visit to his daughter Mrs. Wilson.  Mt. and Mrs. D. Colquette and  family left Monday morning, for  Toronto.  Don't fail to come in on Saturday and have a guess on Knowles'  watch.  The Christmas and New Year  holiday excursion rates on the  C. P. R. come into effect December  21 stand are available for return  by January 4th.  Mr. Michael Gordon of the C. P.  R. returned Monday afternoon  with his bride from the coast,.and  had to submit to the usual  "charivari" Monday evening.  A sale of fancy articles and  home-made candies is to be held  in aid of the Red Cross by the  " Twigs" on Saturday afternoon  in Morrison's Hall.   A dainty tea  is to be served.  t  The Fire Brigade and their wives  held a whist drive and social evening on Tuesday in the Orange hall.  After spending a very pleasant  time the party broke up at a late  (or early) hour.  A meeting of the Ellison local  of the RC.A.O.A. will be held at  the schoolhouse on Monday next  at 7.30. Farmers are strongly urged to attend in view of the important topics to be discussed, such  as better roads, herd laws and irrigation.  At the Dominion convention of  the W.C.T.U. held recently in Re-  gina, Mrs. Millie, of Kelowna, was  elected Superintendent of the Un-  fermented Wines department for  the Dominion. Four representatives were chosen from B.C., Mrs  Millie being one.  ' At the home of his nephew Mr.  G. H. Cunningham, there passed  away Tuesday an aged resident of  Kelowna in the person of Mr. Geo.  Wright. Deceased, who was 77  years of age, came from Hawick,  Que., about sixteen months ago.  His relatives east have been communicated with and k is possible  the remains may be shipped to  Quebec for interment.  Chief Thomas made a raid last  Sunday morning on a notorious  Chinese gambling joint. A large  number of men were playing at the  time and as the chief was single  handed several of them got clear  away. Nine of them however were  arrested, and after being brought  up before Magistrate Weddell  were let out on bail for $10 each  When the case came up for hearing only two of them had the  nerve to face the music. Of these  one was let off, and the other fined  $10 and costs. The other seven  forfeited their bail.  A boy named Raymond Lawes  figured in a bad, riding accident  lust Friday afterneon. He was riding near Willits' store when his  pony slipped on some ice and fell.  Before the boy could disentangle  hia feet from the stirrups the horse  was on his feet again and made  off up Bernard Avenue, dragging  young Lawes by the foot. He was  carried as far as Ellis Street when  the stirrup gave way and freed  him. Fortunately he waa not seriously injured but was very badly  bruised and shaken.  PONT FORGET  You can buy lots of good CHRISTMAS  PRESENTS in a Hardware Store, such as  Skates and Hockey Sticks ,  Scissor Sets, Carving Sets  Fruit Sets, Manicure Sets  Safety Razors  Jack Knives  ���"  , - - " Cut Glass  Silver-plated  Knives, Forks  '~-   .    ��� ��� and Spoons  We have a well-assorted stock of these goods  ���-     ' . 1        .  The Morrison-Thompson Hard-  Phone 44 Ware. Co.,   Ltd.      'Phon. 44,  W.R. GLENN *<5c SON  Pendozi Street  In our Implement Department will be found a  complete and varied stock of  Feed Cuttets Root Pulpers  Sleighs and Cutters  HARNESS IS OUR SPECIALTY  A CARLOAD OF VEHICLES  has been recently placed in stock and your inspection of these is invited  Wool Rugs, Horse Blankets, Trunks & Suit Cases  Silks, Fancy Chinas,  Curios and Toys  Select your pretty and inexpensive Christmas Gifts from  our newly imported stock of these artistic Japanese goods  THE JAPANESE STORE  Leon Avenue Kelowna  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 FINISHING LUMBER  of high-grade quality and in splendid condition.  A complete line of  DOORS' AND WINDOWS  LATH AND SHINGLES  COAL  \  COAL  Pennsylvania Hard, $17.50        Taber Smokeless, $1 1.00  Princeton Lump $8.00 Princeton Nuf $7.00  TERMS CASH  Phone  66  W. HAUG  P.O. Box  166  1X7        1    Jf    Buggies, Democrats  W 91116(1   Single Work Wa-  ���������t���   gons, Double Work  Wagons,   Ploughs,  Harrows, Cultivators, Seeders, Single Driving Harness,  Single Work Harness, Sewing Machines, Refrigerators,  Dressing Tables, Side Boards, Kitchen Tables, Sets of  Drawers, Kitchen Tables, Chairs of all kinds, Cook  Stoves, Ranges���  Anything you have for sale sold  on commission  If you want to buy or sell anything see  STOCKWELL, the Auctioneer PAGE SIX  KELOWNA   KKCQM  Thursday, Dec. 14th, 1916.  C  WANTED!  FOR SALE-Ford car, $300. Everything  in good running order. Apply D.  beckie. 44tf  FOR SALE, about 70 Berkshire pedigreed  young sows and boars, from 3 to 5  months old, and brood sows, also three  mares and one horse. Apply J. L. Pridham, Box 49, Kelowna. 48tf  FOR SALE, cheap, 2 safes, 1 typewriter,  2 ribban cases, I small wares case, I  high deskr8-day clock, vinegar barrels,  Indian Motor cycle, almost new, .J. F.  Fumerton & Co. 50tl  HOUSE  TO   RENT,   Furnished,   eight  ' rooms with ball), on Bernard Avenue.  $13 per month. Apply Harvey & Dug.  gan. 46tf  FOR   SALE- Galvani/ed,   single   strand,  fencing wire, Noa.   9   ahd  12,    Good as  new; 4c per lb.    Apply A. M. Cowan.  3-6p  FOR SALE, 15 young pi��s, rrady lo wean,  $2.25 each : also 10 brood sows. Apply  Henry Burtch, rielowiia. 52lf  FOR SALE-Few imported thoroughbred  Wyandotte and Langshan cockerels,  cheap, if sold before Christmas. Gen.  Dean, Burne Ave., Woodjawn.      4-5p  FOR SALE-Perfect La'die'i Horse, ���maty  gentle, absolutely safe , also top buggy,  new condition; harness and cutler.  Breeding pen Grpingtons, best utility  strain ih province. Owner enlisting. Ap.  ply Lynn Harvey. 4-5  OVERCROWDED-Will sell a few good  R. I. Red pullets for $1 each to make  room.    |. M. Harvey. 52tf  FOUND-Purse containing sum of money.  Owner can have same by describing  contents. Apply Ira Brisbin, Glenn Aven-  ue. 52-3  STRAYED. Black Gelding, star on fore-  head, weighing about 1400 lbs., brand  similar to a large figure four on lull  shouhler (old Lequime brand), age  about 14,    $10 reward. Seeley, Vernon.  3-5P  ��STRAY One 2-year-old steer, black-  brown and white, branded left hip, indistinct. Owner remove and pay expenses. Goodacre & Browse, Wilson  Landing. 4p  *���    PROFESSIONAL AND    ��  BUSINESS CARDS .��� ������  *     BURNE & TEMPLE  Solicitors,  Notaries Public,  Conveyancers, etc.  KELOWNA, ,:: B.C  -R. B. KERR  Barrister  and Solicitor,  Notary Public.  KELOWNAr- ::  B.C  E. C. WEDDELL  BARRISTER, SOLICITOR, and  NOTAHY PUBLIC  9, Wlllit's Bloch   ���    rteloiuna, B.C  PIANOFORTE  MK,  HAROLD   TOD   BOYD  lias resumed his teaching classes and will  leceive   pupils,   as   before in  his  studio-  Trench Block, Kelowna.  P.O. box 374  JOHN CURTS  CONTRACTOR ��, BUILDER  Plans and Specifications Prepared  and estimates given forpnblicBuild-  ings.Tov.'n and Country Residences  JOi IN CURTS, KELOWNA  A Box of Japanese Oranges  for Every  in Kelowna  WANTED, experienced teacher for Elli-  Hun school, Kelowna. Preference given  one hulding rurdl science qualifications.  Applv Miss Cottitigham, secretary, R. R.  No. I, Kelowna, B.C. '4-5p  LOST A black, heifer, 18 months old,  branded���a spur and C���on left side,  over rump.    T. Sharpe,  Rutland.   4-*Jp  GIRL, for housework   and   plain cooking.  Good wageB.    Apply Mrs. Gordon Renfrew, Rutland.   Phone 3"107, Box 285.  4-6  Private Sale  of     the     following    pieces   or  FURNITURE   at   my��residence  on Glenn Avenue, Kelowna :  Oak Arm Chair (Mission style).  Wicker Arm Chair (leather seat and back)  Wicker Rocking Chair.  Bed Room Chair (cane bottom)  Screen.  Bed Room Set, Quarter cut Oak, consisting of Dresser, Chiffonier, WashBtand  and Bed.  Child's Iron Cot, with Mattress.  The. above may be inspected by making  appointment with me over the phone  (Phone No. 47), or calling at my office,  Central Okanagan Lands, Ltd.  W. E. ADAMS  J. GALBRAITH  < Plumber and Steam Fitter  P.O. Box 81 Phone 5705  Kelowna, B.C.  P. W. GROVES  M. Con. Soc. C. E.  Consulting Cioll and Huitraulic  Engineer  B.C. Lund Suroeyor  Smvrysand Reports on Imitation Work*  Application!, for Water Licenses  KELOWNA, B.C.  Barred Rocks  Cockerels and Pullets For Sale  Apply M. Copeland  or tlie Secretary ol Kelowna Poultry Assn.  CIDER  Delivered in Kelowna  50c' per gallon    j  Phone 113  P.O.Box 155  4-6  The Admiralty announced this  week that a report had been received that a disguised German  vessel of merchantile type was  sighted in the North Atlantic on  Dec. 4th.  No more chaplains are to leave  Canada with the expeditionary  forces according to orders which  have been sent from Ottawa to th*  general officers commanding the  various military districts.  We have a box of Jap Oranges for  is nicer than usual, and the price is,  Ripe and Luscious Navel Oranges  Large ones at Soc and  smaller ones at 30c doz.  Big Fat Grape Fruit  that make almost enough for two    -. ��� 3 for 25c  Lemons  Firm, yellow and full of juice       -       40c doz.  Cranberries  Get  them now and have your sauce made in  advance - -    20c pound  Christmas Stockings & Crackers  are scarce.    Our stock is very limited and no  more'comjng, so get your choice uow.  Malaga Grapes  Come all  the way from Spain packed in cork  sawdust     - - - -   25c pound  Shredded Cocoanut, Almond Paste  Ground Sweet Almonds  every family in Kelowna.   The stock  per box - - -   75c  Cluster Raisins  Big Spanish fruit 35c pound.   Bigger Spanish  ones 45c pound.  Sweet Potatoes  Just the right size for baking       -      4 lbs. 25c  Shelled Almonds and Walnuts '  for the cake and candy        -        -   60c pound  Whole Nuts  for the table - -25c pound  Orange, Lemon and Citron Peel  Whole or cut -      '   - -   35c pound  Plum Puddings >  At 40c, 75c and $1 per tin.  Eating Apples  Half a-dozen different kinds   -       -6 lbs. 25c  Crystalized Cherries*  Angelica Pineapple and- Ginger  We can supply Everything for Christmas Puddings, Christinas Calces and all Christmas Cooking  the McKenzie co., limited  Ladies   Wishing   to   Order  SP1BELLACOBSETS  can meet  MBS. J. H. OA.VIKS  on Saturday of eaoh week, or aHy  in Hoom No. 1. Oak Hall Block, between thf, hours of 2:30 and 5:30 p.m.  JEWELRY of the Finest  J Quality is the peerless  gift. We are showing  many new designs this  season.  Baby Rings  Brooches  Crochet  Pins  Bracelets  Neck Chains  Lockets  Pendants  Cavaliers  Tie Pins  Cuff Links  Watch  Rings  Chains /    ,  W. M. Parker &'Co.  t  Casorso Block        Phone 270  Buy Yi  our  Christmas  Candies  where vou can get the Freshest, Nicest and  Best Kinds  obtainable.    We have a very large variety this year and  at prices that will suit you all  Our special Christmas Mixture at 30c per lb.  can not he beaten, (n pail lots for " The Christmas  Tree" we have some at 18c per pound���very good  ones, too.  Of Stockings and Christmas Crackers  we hava a very large and nice assortment, at from 5c  up to $2.50.  Also a Nice Line of Toys at very low prices.  Fancy Boxes of Neilson's  and Ganong's Chocolates  Our stock of these is without a doubt the finest and  best in Ihe city, and you must really see these first before  making your selection for her.    Prices at 50c to $6.  Home-made Candies r Afternoon Teas  For the brut go to  ALSGARD'S  THE CONFECTIONER'  '���������������������������^�����������������������.t.i>M|i.t.l|l,tmi.t.iti.��.it..��m1.>mm1.������wt..t..��..��.^m.^.^ni^..��.^.i..i..f^.��..�� .��..������.�����.����� t.ni.f��..n. > i a ���t..>..t��a-1��.ni..��..��..t..��  NOW IS THE TIME TO  PURCHASE; YOUR  XMAS THINGS  HRISTMAS THINGS? Of course, you.have many to buy. Then  come to our store before the holiday rush and crush, while we  have more time to wait on you. Furthermore, just the thing you  may wish may be gone. Christmas giving gladdens the heart of  the giver. Your friends will be pleased with gifts that come from  our store.   We ar��i making low prices on Xmas goods right nqw  For the Men:  Felt Slippers "  Travelling Bags and Suit  - Cases  New Fall Hats  Fancv Wool and Silk Hose  Fancy Wool Vests  English Gloves.       In_fine  kid and mocha, wool or  fur-lined  A fine line of  Pure Wool  Gloves in heather mixture  ' and many different shade*  Our Neckwear Stock is  complete, showing all the  latest ��olor combinations  and newest designs* at the  most reasonable prices  For the Ladies:  Blouses  ��� In   aU   materials such as Silk,  Crepes,  Paillettes, Delaines and  Voiles in the newest styles, with  set-in and raglan sleeves  . &Cecku)ear  The newest thing in ladies'' collars in tailored and medic! effects  made up in sheer Organdies.  Laces and4Piques, ranging tn  price from 25c to $2. The new  Tango Belts and Girdles come in  different widths and in very  pretty shades. Prices from 75c  up to $3.50.  Gloves  In all kinds and sires in Suede,  Kid and Dog Skin, lined with  fur, fleece and silk. Also large  variety in Wash Fabric, in White  Chamoir and Cray.  Fancy Combs ���  Halt Pins and Bandeaui    Hand  grilled in Black, Amber, Pearl  and Shell  For the Boys:  Sweater Coats  Hockey Boot* and Caps  Shirts and Scarves  Fancy  Ties, reasonably  priced  i Wool Underwear  -   House Slippers  Pyjamas and Night Robes,  Good warm Gloves  Fine assortment of  Suits  and Overcoats  Winter Hats and caps  Boy Scout Shirts, Stockings-  Pants and Boots      ,  v' Boys' Reefers for school  Many  lines of good serviceable school boots  THOS. LAWSON, LTD.  �����. sH'S'S'S inn s sis s sis sis iinin  ( ���"�� nil Hi >nii a ian sn

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