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 Motmro Ititovb  mw^s^Bgmm  8.C  fjgVS<  r*  VOL. XI.   NO. 14  KELOWNA BRITISH COLUMBIA, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 1919.���4 PAGES  =58=  zr  $1.50 Per Annum  May Tax Cyclists to  Provide Cycle Paths  War Veterans   Planning Big  Military Display  Acting-Mayor Rattenbury presided at Monday's meeting of the  council in the absence of Mayor  Sutherland, who it still at the coast.  There wat little businessof general interest, though a considerable  amount of correspondence wat  read and general routine matters  attended to.  Replying to the council's inquiry  at to whether the appropriation of  $7,500 to Kelowna under the soldiers' houting scheme could be  used for, the erection of a memorial building, the Hon. Miniater of  Lands Mated that the Dominion  order-in-council did not contemplate that the money would be  used for tuch a purpose.  A copy of the new bill embodying a re-draft of the Municipal Act  wat received, but it waa decided  to recommend that the bill be tub*  mitted to the annual convention of  the Union of B.C. Municipalities  before being made law.  The city solicitors having recommended that the only safe course  for the city in disposing of tax sale  property was to first tee that the  registration of title to the city waa  complete, it waa decided to refuae  for the preaent an offer which had  been received.  An offer of J. Birch to rent 27  lott in Plan 1246, at $1 per lot for  the year, wat accepted, aa waa alao  an application from T. Treadgold  to rent the weat half of lot 25,  block 58, for $ 12.50.   '  The* Vancouver resolution regarding the expulsion from Canada  of enemy aliena, failure to deal  with which at the latt meeting had  tomewhat incenaed the War Veterana, waa again taken up and endorsed unanimously.  A further letter from the War  Veterant ttated that they were  contidering giving an exhibition of  modern warfare and open air military carnival, and detired the cooperation of the council in securing the uie of groundt.  Notification wat received from  the Bank of Montreal that the  city's application for a credit of  $50,000 had been accepted.  The Fire Brigade advited that  they he'd decided to accept Mes-  it. Harvey, Duggan & Davies' tender of $22,50 per man forinturing  the members of the Brigade.  Aid. Mantle reminded the council that latt year he had advocated  the placing of an electric light near  Water street bridge. Recently a  lady had sustained a teriout fall  there and he again ttrongly urged  that a light be placed there.  It wat decided to do to.  The Public Works Committee  were given general authority to  place cinder walka where no petitions were received for plank or  cement walks.  Aid. Knowlet reported that it  had been tuggetted to himjthat the  city thould construct cinder bicycle paths along the principal streets  and. levy a nominal tax on cyclists  to defray the cost,  The council considered thit wat  worthy of contideration and requetted Aid. Knowlet to submit a  report to the next meeting showing the streets upon whieh the  construction of such paths would  he mott beneficial, and the approximate coat.  The matter of scavenging tervice was under contideration, a  new contract being necessary after,  March Itt.  It wat alto decided to inttruct  the police to pay closer attention  to the removal of garbage from  private premitet with a view to  enforcing the provitiont of the  health and fire by-laws. *  League of Nations  Draft Made Public  The first world constitution was  made public last Friday, when  President Wilson read the draft of  the League of Nations organization  before the genet al Peace Conference, While it did not contain  any provisions for any tort of international police force, the constitution includes the stringent measures  designed to prevent future wars.  In case any nation makes war without first tubmitting the quettiont  at issue to arbitration, the following  courses "are open to the league:  Severance of diplomatic relations  between members of the league  and the recalcitrant power.  Economic blockade of the nation  refusing the arbitration.  Recommendation by the executive council for the use of force.  The use of force, however, will  leave each power freedom ot action  under its constitution to make the  necessary declaration of war.  An international peace force waa  urged by the French and put to a  vote last Thursday. It was overwhelmingly defeated. Only the  French and Czecho-Slavoks voted  in favor of ir With thia feature  eliminated, the constitution was  adopted unanimously.  Local Onion Growers  Meet at Rutland  A large and' enthusiastic gathering of Rutland and Benvoulin  farmera met ii, the Rutland school-  house for the purpose of consider-,  ing the onion situation, the best  meant of growing and harvesting,  and how to establish a better reputation on the market for the product than has hitherto been enjoyed. Several speaker! had been  arranged to talk upon the aubject  from different anglea and much  good advice waa given.  Mr. P. Caaorao apoke. on -the  preparation of the land and the  growing of oniona; R. C. Treherne  Dominion entomologist from Vernon, lectured on the insects attacking oniona, specially mentioning  the Onion Thrip, Wire Worm and  Maggot; H. Slater, managei of the  Growera' Exchange, had aome valuable information to impart on the  grading of oniona, while L. Hayes,  of' the Occidental Co., spoke on  marketing. There wat a very good  ditcuaaion, and It waa plain that  the subject ia a very live one.  The vexed queation of Oriental  ownerahip of land alao came up in  view of aome aalea of property to  Japaneae which had been made or  prevented recently,' and it waa decided to appoint a committee to  interview the real eatate men of  Kelowna to protest against auch  deala. Mr. K. Iwashita was present  and vigorously defended hia countrymen.  It waa understood that the' subject would be dealt with more fully  at the U.F.B.C. convention at Kamloops tnia week.  Dancing May Go On  As Usual  The provincial medical authority  announced last Thursday that the  health of the province ia now auch  aa will warrant the lifting of the  ban on dancing, and it ia therefore  now lifted.  Thit ban, the announcement  states, waa imposed as a measure  to minimize the chances of contracting influenza and has apparently been effective.  Chautauqua Lecturer  Speaks Here Saturday  President H. W. Wood of the  United ��� Farmers of Alberta has  just been re-elected by acclamation  by the U.F.A. convention held in  Edmonton, January 21 it to 24th  Mr. Hood is also pretident of the  Canadian Council of Agriculture  and haa devoted much time to the  problem ot increaaed production  and proper conaervation of farm  product! as a war meature, on be  half of the Dominion Government.  Mr. Hood is slso a contributor  to the Grain Growers' Guide. His  articles are always constructive and  are read with conaiderable intereat  He it devoting time and study to  the problems of re-construction  and his opinions upon thia momentous question are worthy of teriout  contideration. Mr. Hood .will  speak upon "Problems that Confront Canada during the Reconstruction Period." Two meetings  will be held in the Methodist Church  on Saturday afternoon and evening.  All holdert of Chautauqua teaton  ticket! will be admitted without  charge upon pretentation of ticket  at the door. Admission to non-  holders. 35c.  Busy Session of  Board of Trade  Preceding the Board of Trade  meeting Tuesday evening, President Pitcairn sympathetically referred to the death of Sir Wilfrid  Laurier. the great Liberal statesman who had done so much to  make Canada " less of a colony  and more of a country." He voiced  the sorrow all muat feel at the  passing of thia great Canadian.  The meeting waa one of the busiest tor many months paat, and a  mass of resolutions and correspond  ence occupied the members to a  late hour.  The firat important matter dealt  with'waa the proposed road from  Kelowna to Carmi.  Thia road would provide a highway from the Okanagan to the  Boundary district, linking up Kamloops, Thompson Valley, Vernon  and Kelowna with Grand Forks,  Greenwood and Kootenay. and  would moreover leave onlv a  further five miles to be constructed  to complete a road from the Okanagan to McLeod, Lethbridge,  and other prairie citiea. ,  The obvious advantages of auch  a road were at once realized, and  it waa decided to use every means  of getting the necessary appropriation for its construction.  In response to the Board's inquiry the intentions of tne C.P.R.  regarding the propoied alteration!  to the wharf, a reply wa! read from  Superintendent Macnabb in which  he noted that there had been practically no intereit exhibited on ihe  part of the ihippera except in the  general direction that the two  docka ought to be consolidated.  For the year 1919, therefore, no  radical change! were contemplated  at Kelowna, and the moat that  would be done waa current repaira  to the preaent structures.  In a letter from Mr. J. W. Jones,  M.L.A., he Hated that he wai making itrong endeavors to aet right  certain injustices connected with  ihe expenditure on roada in the  diatrict. The actual expenditure  waa leaa than half that of two years  ago, the overhead charges had  greatly increaaed, and a aum of  $3,000 had been left unexpended  for no satisfactory reaaon. He waa  alao endeavoring to have a new  courthouae for Kelowna included  in the public works.  Regarding the queation of " free  ferry" Mr. Jonea laid that although  the subsidy was being increaaed,  the government absolutely refused  to consider making it free.  A suggestion contained in the  letter that there should be a local  man in charge of roads around  Kelowna was heartily endorsed.  The resolution dealing with the  appointn.ent of a nominating committee before the annual meeting  to prepare a statement of officers  and executive, was defeated, and  an amendment of Mr. Rogers' that  nominations be opened at the last  meeting of the year and closed at  the annual meeting was carried.  A number of resolutions drafted  by the committee or forwarded  from various sources, were passed.  One from Winnipeg that the business profits tax be now removed  in favor of a graduated income tftx  was endorsed.  It was decided to urge strongly  for the erection- of the new post-  office, and also to ask for delivery  of mail in all towns over 1000  population. Thia latter was advocated aa an excellent meana of  providing employment for returned aoldiera, at the same time enabling the labor of a few to prevent the great waste of time  involved in hundreds of people  going for their mail every day. It  was also decided to urge for a  seven day mail service.  A further resolution asked for  the licensing of food dealera to be  now removed, aa an unfair tax  upon a few neceaaaiy buainesses.  Authority was given, to Mr. B.  McDonald who waa to attend the  the meeting of the Railroad Commission at Vemon'with a protest  againit increasing express rates, to  represent the Board for that purpose.  Messrs.   M.   Hereron   and   W,  Price ipoke for lome time on the  subject of Oriental ownership.  ��� 1   . Comptroller Young, for many  yean head of the Water Right!  Branch of the Lands Department,  has resigned from his position.  Sir Wilfrid Laurier  Passed Away Monday  Sudden Paralysis Siezes Aged  Liberal Chieftain  Sir Wilfrid Laurier, the great  Liberal leader, died Monday.  Sir Wilfrid suffered a stroke of  paralysis Sunday morning and all  through the day and night his condition was extremely critical.  The aeizure occurred just befoie  11 o'clock. He was dressing to go  to church when he suddenly became unconaciou! and fell to the  floor. He waa carried to bed and  a couple, of houra later began to  ahow signs of recovery. His condition gradually improved and he  regained speech.  The cabinet haa decided to give  the deceaaed statesman a state funeral. One of the most outstanding  gures in Canadian politics, the unexpected death of Sir Wilfrid haa  evoked an outburst of widespread  sympathy and appreciation from  political friend and foe alike.  Born in 1841, at St; Lin, Quebec,  the son of a la nd surveyor of French  descent, he began his political career in 1871, when he entered the  provincial legislature. In 1874 he  was elected to the House of Commons, and since 1877 has represented Quebec East. He waa  prime minister of the Dominion  from 1896 to 1911.  His eloquence in debate, his fearless adherence ta principles, and  his many brilliant qualities of leadership, will long be remembered.   -O���.   S.P.C.A. Reorganized  The meeting called for the reorganization ofthe Kelowna branch  of the Society for the Prevention  of Cruelty to Animals was held last  Saturday in Mr. Rattenbury's office.  The attendance was not large, but  many who could not get in to the  meeting sent messages of sympathy  with The movement and a desire  to become members.  Mr. Pease, who has already  shown great interest in the work,  was unanimously elected president,  L. V. Rogers vice-president, and  D. H. Rattendury secretary, with  L. A. Hayman, J. Bowes,' F. Small  and Uniacke aa the rest of the  comn ittee.  It was decided not at preaent to  attempt to maintain a special inspector aa provided for in the Act  incorporating the aociety in thia  province, but to endeavor .to aecure  the active support and cooperation  of the city and provincial police.  A special committee consisting  of L. Hayman, J. Bowes, and F.  Small waa appointed to deal with  cases of cruelty to horses.  As the object of the society ia  the prevention of cruelty rather  than the proaecution of offenders,  every effort will be made to secure  better conditions before anv action  is taken.  It was arranged that the society  should meet annually at least and  ottener if required- The membership fee was placed at $1 a vear.  Warning From Health Officer  I have received advice from the  Provincial Board of Health that  small pox is occurring at seaports  on the Atlantic coast and southern  part of the Pacific coast, twenty-  seven caaea having been reported  in Seattle. In view of the possibility  of the disease appearing in B. C.  the Provincial Board ot Health  earnestly urges and recommends  that all precautionary msasures be  taken especially as regards children  One of the chief precautionary  measures is vaccination and should  be attended to by the family  physician. Our province being on  the seaboard and at the end of all  the transcontinental roads makes  us especially exposed to the danger  of importation of the disease.  Dr. KNOX.  Medical Health Officer  Three Soldiers Return  During Past Week  The returning men keep dropping in every few days, and are  all welcomed with unflagging en  thusiasm. On Friday Sergt. Ewart  Patterson came in. He ia a aon of  Mr. Andrew Patteraon, and left  about two.and a half yeara ago  with the Army Medical Corpa.  Later he transferred to the Royal  Flying Corps and was in training  as a cadet when the armistice waa  signed.  On Wednesday Lieut. Alwyn  Weddell, and Sapper Alf. Gardiner  were the arrivals. The foriper is  the son of Magistrate Weddell,  and being a popular Kelowna boy  and native son, had naturally, a  warm welcome from a crowd of  friends. He joined lhe 231st Highlanders in Vancouver and later  transferred to the 72nd Highlanders  Though through much of the fighting in France he was one of the  lucky ones, and never received a  wound of any kind. He returned  to Canada a short time ago, and  went on tc Vancouver in charge  of a party of returning men.  Sapper Alf. Gardiner join 'd the  Engineers about two years ago and  has seen much service in France  in the dangerous work of following up lhe advancing lines. As  corporal once in charge of a working party he had a thrilling experience. Several of his men had  been shot by a sniper, and Corp.  Gardiner determined to get him.  He did get him, but only after receiving a wound in the foot which  put him in hospital for three months,  He was gassed repeatedly and on  one occasion was put out of business for several months.  Real Estate Activity  Real' estate would appear to be  looking up again, judging from the  following recent sales reported by  D. H. Rattenbury : brick dwelling  on Pendozi Street, from John Hepburn to A. A. Hall of Sask; 15  seres of orchard in the Ellison district from Mn. Margaret Campbell  to W. S. Broadfoot of Sask.; 40  acrea adjoining the city from the  Royal Trust Company to the Okanagan Products Company ; I li  acrea at the Miaaion Diatrict from  Robert Gray to George Rawlinga  o.f Alberta ; 10 acrea in Benvoulin  district from A. C. Anderson to  Robert Durnin, Esq., of Sask.;  dwelling on Lawrence Ave., from  A. Wilson to C. H. Jackson.  Mrs Dave Crawford returned  on Wednesday's boat from San  Francisco.  Athletic Clot) Prepares  for Active Season  Will Gill Meeting to Arrange  Valley Schedules  The local Athletic Club is now  getting into shape for the ap-  proachicg season, and an effort ia  being made to get the other placet  in the valley into line, in order that  baseball, lacrosse and football  schedules can be drawn up tor  1919. It is possible that in the  near future representatives trom  the different towns will meet in a  convention to discuss these plans.  At a meeting of the club held  last Thursday many auch matters  affecting the future were debated.  It waa decided amongat other matters, that the club ahould have new  lacroase sweaters and baseball  suits, aa the old onea were just  about done, and were all different  colors and designs anyway. The  club v/ill stick to the old Kelowna  colors of black and gold, as they  have become well known throughout the diatrict. It was also thought,  desirable to have a club button.  President L. V. Rogers reported  having attended the War Veterans'  meeting in connection with the  ' War Memorial," and he outlined  the ideas of that meeting. He waa  appointed representative of the  club to attend future meetinga.  A finance committee consisting  of Mr. F. M. Buckland, with the  president, secretary and treasurer,  was appointed.  The people of Kelowna should  realize that-the Athletic Club it an  important organization, for not  only ia it of benefit to the young  men, but to the younger boya who  are growing up. lt ia hoped that  before long Kelowna will have a  good gvmnaaium and club room  to provide pleasant and profitable  occupation to young men who have  now nothing to do in their leisure  houra but ftang'around the streets.  Everybody is asked to join the  club by paying the annual fee of  $1'. If any person is not asked to  buy a ticket they can be obtained  from the following: Mesara. Meikle, Hayea, Rogers, Weddell, Hill,  Shayler, Small, Sutherland and  DeHart.    Help the club I  Mr. JR. Archibald, of Vancouver,  arrived last week on a visit to his  sister, Mrs. D. McFarlane.  Mrs. C. G. Fergusson, daughter  of Mra. M. Johnaton, arrived in  town with her baby on Wedneaday  from Chile, South America.  Mr. Keown, formerly assistant  scoutmaster for the Kelowna Boy  Scouts, came in Monday on a visit  on his way to Penticton, where he  will take a position iu the Bank of  Montreal.  $4.00 grows to $5,00  And each dollar  grows ia values  The Fire Brigade were called  out Monday night about 8 o'clock,  to a chimney fire at the home of  J. N. Thompson, Richter street.  Although the chimney bumt furiously for some time, fortunately  no damage was done.  Have You Bought  Your THRIFT Stamp  TODAY?  As a means to secure War-Savings Stamps  buy THRIFT Stamps REGULARLY. Thrift  Stamps cost 25 cents each and 16 on a Thrift  Card represent $4.00 in buying a W-S.S.  The Dominion of Canada will pay you  $5.00 in 1924 for each War-Savings  Stamp you buy this month for $4.00.  Thrift Stamps are sold  by patriotic dealers  everywhere.  War-Savings Stamps  an sold wherever  \vu if e this sign PAGE T*6  KUtoWNA ftECoftfl  Thursday, February 20,1919 t  Auction  At Sample  Rooms, Morrison  Hall, Lawrence Avenue  Saturday, March I st, at 2 p.m.  The property of  Capt. W. R. J. Hawtrey,  Mottly imported from England.  Big Chesterfield Sofa, high Arm Chair,  covered gretjr., three-cornered Carved  Chair, Child's Chair, Sheraton [Cupboard,  Bureau and Dreaaera, 2 Corner Shelves,  Pictures, Dining Table, 4 Dining Chairs,  Kitchen Chairs, Refrigerator, Books .Dinner Wagon, Double Photograph Screen  (very Urge), 2 Brass Beds, Mattresses and  Springs, 2 Sheraton Chests of Drawers and  Stand, small white Cupboard, Bookshelf,  Settee, Child's Cot, Bed Room Furniture,  2 copper and brass Lamps with shades,  Luncheon ^Basket, China and Glassware,  Saddles and Harness, Bob Sleighs, Buggy,  Adams Wagon, Lawn Mower, Baling  Wire, Set Disc Harrows, Drag Harrows,  Tools, and a great many other articles.  KELOWNH RECORD  Published .very Thursday at Ksiorwnn,  British Columbia  JOHN LEATHLEY  Editor sad  TERMS  CASH  Stockwell's, Ltd., Auctioneers  G.W. CUNNINGHAM  AUCTIONEER  and  General Commission  Merchant  (Successor to J. C. Stockwell)  Second - Hand Goods  Bought or Sold on  Commission  Flour and Feed Always  in Stock  Next to the CP.R. wharf,  Kelowna  SUBSCRIPTION   RATRH  tbe..   sis    months  TJnltss)  II.BO   psr  Steles 10  labscribsrs et ths resrsler rets see hevs  sxtre ospsts melted to friends et e tll.ln.rnw  st HALF RATI. l.t.. T> otnts net rser.  This  SDMiel  nrivllsss   It    srented   lot    Iks  onrooes ol advertising *he eitf end district.  AU sebseruttioM parable In edveeos  ADvnrnsirta bates  LllliUE NOTICES. FROraSSIONAL CARDS.  ETC.. i-.fi cents dbi colnmn lsreh ner wsek.  LAND AND TIMBER NOTICIS-SO den. tor  SO dots IT.  WATER NOTICES-IS lor live Insertions.  I.EIIAI. ADVERTISINQ-Ftrst Ineertion. Is  osnts psr tins: eeeh sebssansnt Inssrtlon. S  oents psr line.  CLASSIFIED ADVERTISEMENTS -1 oeott  per word lirst Insertion. 1 esnt per word  eeob sabssaasnt Insertion.  DISPLAY ADVERTISEMENTS - Two inches  end nndsr. 10 osnts per incb lirst Inssrtlon  over two Inohss 40 esnts psr inch first Insertion: 20 cent, per Inch snob subseansnt  inssrtion.  AH ohentrss in oontreot edverliesmenls mmt  he in Ihe bends ot ths printer he Tnesditw  ..vmiinir   lo   snsnra   pobllontlon   ie   tbs   nsxt  Issas.  Upholstering  Polishing & Furniture Repairs  Now  is  ths time to have  your Furniture overhauled,  re-covered or repaired.   1  can re-upholster your nuto.  or buggy sent end make it  Irk, new.  Mattresses Pianos, &c.  Re-made Polished  Cosey Corners  Mode and Upholstered  All Charges Reasonable  A. Homewood  Late with Kelownn Furniture Co.  BURNE & WEDDELL  Barrister,  Solicitors and  Notaries Public,  S. ��. Weddell.    ���   John P. Burne.  KBLOWNA   B.C.  VINOL REMOVES  THE CAUSE OF  CHRONIC COUGHS  A   Constitutional    Remedy  That We Guarantee  Lagrange, N. C���"For years I  suffered with a chronic cough, so I  could not sleep nights and continued  to lose flesh. Hy druggist asked me  to try VinoL It cured my cough, I  can sleep nights snd have gained  twelve pounds. Vinol is the best  tonic and tissue builder I have ever  taken."���W. D. Ren, Lagrange, N. C.  We guarantee Vinol for chronic  coughs, colds and bronchitis. Not a  patent medicine. Formula on every  bottle.   Your money back if it fails.  P.B.WILUTS&C0,    'Kelowna  Orders for  Local  Scouts  "Us PREPARED*  Kelowna Troop  Troop First;  Self Last  R. B. KERR  Banister  and Solicitor,  Notary Public.  KELOWNA, ::  B.C.  JOHN CURTS  CONTRACTOR a BUILDER!  Plans and Specifications Prepared  and estimates given for publicBuild-  ings.Town and Country Residences  JOHN CURTS, KELOWNA  F. W. GROVES"  M. Can. Soc. C. E.  Consulting Cloil and Hydraulic  Engineer  B.C. Land Suroeyor  Surveys snd Reports on Irrigation Work.  Applications for Water Lksn.es  KELOWNA. B.O.  CLIFFORD G. BUCK ���  INSURANCE BROKER  Lrle, Accident, Sickness, Fire, Automobile,  Burglary,  Fidelity Guarantee  I Specializing in Insurance, therefore service  to the Assured  The Book of Knowledge has  just been added to the school  library and will be available for  the pupils next week.  a a  Messrs. Oswald and Graham  Dr. Knox, and trustees Bigger, McKay and Ritchie, visited the school  this week. -  1 he school has been graded and  surprisingly lew changes have had  to be made. The people have been  good enough to hold back the beginners till August, although it has  meant a sacrifice on the part of  many a parent. The school staff  will see to it that no child will  ultimately suffer. As there is only  one examination for entrance to  High School in the year it means  that if pupils entered now they  would require to mark time in  some grade v/aiting for the June  examination. As it is they will go  clean through from next August,  finishing the seven years course in  June. 1926.  Our thrift stamp campaign has  started and will gather force as it  goes along. This week our total is  184 stamps, representing $46. For  the convenience of the pupils a  thrift office will be opened in the  school. Miss Page will conduct it  on Thursday afternoons after school  We.are aiming at a thrift bank  account for every boy and girl in  the Intermediate and Senior grades,  at least. The children can obtain  the stamps anywhere, of course;  but at the end of each week we  should like to get the total amount  ol each pupil s savings so that the  total may be published in theschool  column.  Residence corner of Pendozi St Lake Aye.  J. A. BIGGER  BUILDER AND CONTRACTOR  Estimates Furnished for all clai  of work  C.P.R. Constructing  Magnificent Liner  Construction of a magnificent  passenger and freight liner, larger  than the Empress of A sia, has just  been commenced in England for  the C.P.R. It is conjectured that  this ship will be used on the Pacific  run.  The work on two or three other  big ships for this company is progressing. The latter vessels are  known to be for the Atlantic run,  and the impression is that the latest contract is for the Pacific.  The new vessel is to be 600 feet  long, ten feet longer than the Russia  and the Alia, She will be completed in eighteen months.  The CP.R. has also purchased  the steel freighter Methven, a ship  about as large as the Monteagle.  She will be used on Pacific runs,  and is due at Vancouver on February 28.  Edited by Pioneer.    Feb.. 18 1919  ORDERS bv command for week  ending March I, 1919.  DUTIES: Orderly patrol for  week, Wolves, next for duty, the  Eagles.  PARADES: The combined troop  will parade at the club-room on  Wednsday. Feb., 26 at 7.15 p.m.  The usual basket-ball practices  will be held on Monday and Friday  evenings.  On Friday of this week we shall  entertain the visiting scouts from  Summerland of whom about 20  are expected. There will be two  matches between Junior and Senior  teams respectively from our two  troops, and the first match will  commence at 8,30 p.m. promptly.  Our senior team will wear red and  white sweaters end the junior team  green.  ��� -.     e ,  a  Recent tests passed have been  tenderfootJjy Recruit V. Fowler;  Points of the Compass, second class  test, by Sec ut Dore; cooking and  lighting the fire second class test,  by Scout E. Groves; and the tests  for the ambulance badge by Troop  Leader R. Parkinson. The latter  was passed before Dr. Telford, for  whose assistance in this respect we  wish to express our thanks. Scout  J. Butler also successfully re-passed  his tenderfoot test.  British Scouta must take considerable pride in the fact that three out  of the five great British Army Commanders, namely, Generals Plumer,  Bing and Birdwood are Boy Scout  officers, and in the very signal  honour which was given the scouts  at General Sir Douglas Haig and  his five army commanders recent  home coming. As our Chief in  the Headquarters Gazette sayf:  "On the strength of three of these  army commanders being scouts the  unique privilege waa accorded us  of providing a Guard of Honour  within the fore-court of Buckingham  Palace to receive the generals on  their arrival from France to lunch  with the King. That waa in itself  a proof of Hia Majesty's appreciation of the Boy Scouts and their  work, and 1 am certain that at the  same time the movement generally  will be glad to feel that we had a  share in this historic incident and  did not fail to do honour to our  generals on tneir homecoming. We  must "Be Prepared" for doing it  on a bigger scale on that, glorious  day when the bring their troops  home with them.  A forty-four-hour week and an  increase of 15 per cent, in wages  paid is granted 400 girl garment-  workers in eight of the principal  overall factories in Winnipeg.  Washington's naval expansion  bill is approved by the Senate and  will he carried out unless limition  of world armaments is agreed upon  at the peace conference.  News of the Valley  Penticton ia seeking provincial  assistance for the repairing of its  maiu street.  A 'Victory Hall" costing about  $700 is to be built at Canoe, near  Salmon Arm.  Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Lang of  Peachland are now in France where  they have gone with a Canadian  exhibit.  Principal Lees, of the Summer-  land.Public Schools, haa resigned  owing to a difference with the  trustees regarding salary.  Mr.- Leander Gregor Blair, of  Summerland, died laat week Ht  the age of 68. Interment is to take  place in Nova Scotia, of which  province deceased was a native.  The Naramata Farmers' Institute  is sending a delegation to Victoria  to demand immediate action from  the government in the solution of  their water problem.  The people of Grand Forks will  erect a drinking fountain in front  of their postoffice with a bronze  tablet giving the names of those  from that city who gave their service for their country.  As municipal engineer and general superintendent for the Summerland municipality, Mr. A. W.  Ellson Fawkes has been appointed  at a salary of $3000 per annum.  Mr. Fawkes was selected from some  ninety applicants.  At the Revelstoke aki jumping  contests held at Revelstoke last  week the Canadian ski-jumping  championship was again landed by  Nels Nelsen, for the third time in  succession and with a large increase  over his former records. With  ideal conditions existing on the  hill and in the presence of over  2000 people, he made the phenomenal jump of 170 feet, also capturing the prize for form.  New Editor of British  Columbia Farmer  W. E. McTaggart, who only a  few weeks ago returned from overseas, has become editor and manager of the British Columbia-Farmer, the most widely known agricultural publication circulating in British Columbia. Before leaving for  overseas Mr. McTaggart was with  the Grain Growers Guide of Winnipeg, the official organ of the  organized farmera of the prairies,  and previous to that was Fruit  Markets Commissioner with the  British Columbia Government. During, that time he did much to further the marketing of British Columbia fruit on the prairie provinces.  While connected with the government Mr. McTaggart established  the Agricultural Journal, and fathered the departmental magazine  through its early months. His wide  knowledge of agricultural-affairs,  particularly in British Columbia,  well fits him for the poaition which  he has taken'.  An automatic telephone aystem  is to be established in Winnipeg  this year by the Manitoba Government at a cost of $1,000,000.  Three hundred thousand tons ol  German shipping will be available  in the next five weeks to bring  American troops back from Europe.  Demobilization of the French  army has not been suspended, although some uneasiness is expressed at Marshal Foch's statement  regarding the present strength of  the German army.  WATER NOTICE  STORAGE  Take notice thtt I, M, J. Dobbin, whote  ���ddreii ia Weitbank, B.C.. will apply f<  a licence for the atorage of five (5) acre  feet of water out of Spear Lake, which  flowi Southerly and drains into Diatrict  Lot 3663. The atorage dam will be located  at North and South enda of Spear Lake,  The capacity of the reaervoir to be created  ia about five (5) acre feet, and it will flood  about J acre of land. The water wili be  diverted from the stream at a point about  S.E. corner, and will be used for Irrigation purpose upon the land described aa  Diatrict Lot 3663, Osoyoos Division. Th  licence applied for is to supplement a  right to take and uae water aa per Condi.  tional Licences Nos. 656 and 653. Thia  notice waa posted on the ground on the  23rd day of January, 1919. A copy of this  notice and an application purauant thereto and to lhe "Water Act, 1914," will be  filed in the office of the Water Recorder  at Vernon; B.��. Objections to the application may be filed with the said Water  Recorder or with tha Comptroller of  Water Rights, Parliament Buildings, Vic-  oria, B.C., within thirty daya after the  first appearance of this notice in a local  newspaper. The date of the first publication of thia notice is Thursday, January 23,  1919.  M. J. DOBBIN,  l0-4p Applicant,  Bicycle Repairs  Also repaira to Baby Carriages,  . Gramaphones,  and    Electrical  Appliances of all kinds.  We  have a Very Complete Equipment  for general machine shop work,  including an  Improved Welding Plant  for Brass, Aluminum, Cast Iron  and Steel. Save broken castings  Electric Wiring and Supplies  J. R. Campbell  Agent for "Massey"' Bicycles  Abbott Street, corner of  Park Are.  Phone 347  The   ..  Fish Market  All kinds of Fresh Fish  in season-Salmon, Halibut, Herrings. Codfish,  Smelt, &c. Crabs, Oysters and Shell Fish.  Nearly opposite  the Wharf   ?\����2az  READ THE  Vancouver Daily  Province  Save money by subscribing  or renewing��� With  Crawford & Company  Newsagents  Special  CASH  Discount  SALE  This Monti  P.S.���Have you tried our  newest   and   best   O. K.  Double Disc Records  Plastering  BY   SKILLED  WORKMEN  +  J. ROSSI  P.O.Box no  St. Paul Street    Kelowna  SYNOPSIS OF 0041 HWINd  REGULATIONS  Coal mining; rights of the Domlnlj  m Munltoba, Saskatchewan and AlbJ  ta, the Yukon Territory, the Northwet.  Territories, and In portion of the Prl  vlnoe of British Columbia may be lea"  ed for a tarm at twenty-one ysars  an annual rental of $1 - an acre. Nt  more than 2,600 acres will be leased  ono applicant. ,  Applications tor the lease must  made by the applicant In person to t  Agent or Sub-agent of the district j  which the rights upplied for are altuj  ed.  Each application must be accompan  ed by a fee of ��5, which will be refurf  ed If the rights applied for are rL  available, but not otherwise. A royj  ty shall be paid on the merchants.!!  output of the mine at the rate of ril  centa per ton. f  In surveyed territories the land muL  be described by sections or legal sua  divisions of sections, and in unsurveyl  territory the tract applied for shall 1  staked out by the applicant hlmeell  The person operating the mine ahil  furnish the agent with sworn retur^  accounting for the full quantity  merchantable ooal mined and pay til  royalty thereon. If the coal mlnlii  rights are not being operated, such rs  turns shall be furnished at least anl  a year.  . The lease will Include the coal mil  Ing rights only, but the lessee may  permitted to purchase whatever avmn  able surface rights may be eonsldsrs]  necessary for the working of the mill  at the rate of $10 an acre, i  For full information applicant!  should be made to th, Secretary of til  Department of the,Interior, Ottawa, {  to the Agent or sub-Agent of Domlnlr]  Lands.  W. W. GORY.  , Deputy Minister of the Interh  (N.B.��� fJnauthorlsed   publication  this advertisement will not be paid fof  MAIL CONTRACT  Sealed Tenders, addressed to the Posjj  master General, will be received at Ottawa  until noon, on Friday, the 28th Morel  1919, for the conveyance ol His Majesty!]  Mails, on a proposed contract for fojT  years, three times per week over Kelowil  Rural Route No. I, from the 1st July nei  Printed notices, containing further info;  motion sa to conditions of proposed corj  tract, mar be seen and blank forms t  Tender may be obtained at tho Post Offic  of Kelowna, and at the office of tke Pol  Office Inspector, Post Office Inspector  Office, Vancouver, B.C  J. F. MURRAY.  14th February, 1919. Post Office  14-8 Inspects:  ���'^���^���'^''^���'^sr%���*^^M<'���VW^>>.t^^.^.>^sr^e���^>���^r���\������<ttS^s���*<l���*��F  Do you know that the  Veterans'  Bowling  Alleys  ARE OPEN  Bernard H. Raymtr   -   Mngr.  ^*^**<^**^**t>^**+V***tt**'<t*Ss*V\t'***^t0^i*itt\  J. M. CROFT  Bootmaker. ,  All kinds of Repairs  BERNARD AVENUE,  KELOWNA.  The  Track  MADE IN CANADA  will compare favorably as to specifications with any I-ton  truck on the market  j  THE PRICE IS LESS  SEE MEBErORE BUYING  M. A. ALS6ARD, Agent  I ■ IIIIIIHUr*
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Thursday, February 20,1919
KELOWNA MSCOfcD
PAGE THKB*
\Neu) Millinery for Spring
FEATURING the new Spring models in a large assortment of new styles that are correct for the
I coming season. The variety offered affords ample' scope
for individual selection. We would like to have the
pleasure of showing those interested these new models,
and would advise choosing your style now while the
showing is at its best.
Exceptional  Values
in Suiting Materials
Fine: quality fabrics in plain colored Gabadines and
Serges, are useful materials for Spring Suits and Dresses.
All-wool Garbadine Suitings and Serges, in Green, Saxe,
Brown, Navy and Grey....'......"..... $3.95 and $4.50 yard
All-wool Navy Serges, from $1.95 to $6 yard
JK*^
KELOWNA
PHONE   361
WM. HAUG
Masons' Supplies
HARD AND SOFT COAL
v Phone No. 66
Vul
camsing
For a year, 1 have had my plant in operation. I have
made mistakes — who doesn't ?— but now, after a
year's work, I claim that we are able to turn out as
satisfactory a job as can be obtained anywhere —
Vernon, Penticton, Kamloops, or even Vancouver.
Trade at Home - Here in Kelowna
Casings, Tubes, Rubbers, Hot Water Bottles
.   If its Rubber and its fixable, WE CAN FIX IT
Chevrolet Cars & Truck
Parts kept in stock
Accessories for All Cars
Goodyear Tires and Tubes
Gasoline Oils Greases Coal Oil
The "OIL SHOP"
• V
TOWN* AND COUNTRY NOTES
Mrs. A. White was a passenger
for Vernon Tuesday. -
' Pte. Naismith wen{: down to tne
coast last Thursday." '
Fruit inspector T. M. Anderson
was a viaitor to the coast Tuesday.
Ralph Ritchie left-Tuesday (or
Field, B.C., where he enters the
aervice of the C.P.R
. Mr. Tom Morrison, of Rutland,
was a visitor to Vancouver Tuesday. • ; '
As delegate from the Rutland
United Farmers, Mr S. T. Elliott
left Tuesday for Kamloops where
he will attend the convention' to
he held thia week.
Lieut, Wright, of Vancouver,
was a visitor laat week, returning
Tuesday morning. A reception
was held in his honor at the Leckie
home on Friday evening.
Mr. and Mrs. B. McDonald and
children returned from the coast
Monday.     *. '   . *   .
Mr. J. L. Pridham, who is spending the winter at Duncans, on the
Island, was in Kelowna (or a short
time this week.
W. L. Anderson, of Claresholm,
Alta., was a visitor in town this
week.
The wedding took place Friday
afternoon, at the parsonage, of
Omar Ovett. Ortt, (ormerly with
the Kelowna Growers' Exchange,
but lately with the United Statea
air service, to Miss Ethel Svean,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs.O. Svean,
if Kelowna. The ceremony, which
took place at 2.30, was performed
by the Rev. E. D. Braden, the
couple leaving by the afternoon
boat (or Wenatchee, where they
will reside.
M, A. Alsgard passenger to Penticton yesterday.
W. H. Wright and family left
yeajerday for Indian Head.
H. Goldsmith wa* a passenger
to Vancouver yesterday.
Mr. J. W. Fleming was a passenger to New Westminster Monday.
The usual Anglican service will
be held at Rutland on Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock.
The much postponed masquerade ball 'in aid of the Kelowna
Hospital is to be held Friday, February 28th, in the Morrison Halt.
Prizes are to be given for best
(ancy and comic costumes.
The Baptist Sunday-school scholars are holding their annual tea
and social evening to-morrow
(Friday). The scholars wili start
supper at 5 p.m., followed by the
senior scholars at 6 p.m.
Rutland News
■ (Prom oar arm oomanoKfentl.
WOOD (Dry)
Single Rick    -   $3.25
Six or more   -   $2.90
%%£ Two or more-   $3.00
Good Cedar POSTS, $20 per 100 Car for Hire
THE JENKINS CO., LTD.        Phone 20
Corner Pendozi
and Lawrence
FREE AIR
Telephone
287
ANNOUNCEMENTS
Basketball at Exhibition building on Friday, February 21st, at
8.30 p.m. Two matches between
Summerland and Kelowna spouts.
Admission, adults 25c, children-10c
The regular meeting of the Ladies' Hospital Aid Society will be
held in the Board of Trade room
on Monday afternoon, February
24th, at 3.3. A full attendance is
requested.
The Rev. W Arnold Bennett
will commence a series of prophetic studies on Sunday .mornings in
the Baptist church. Next Sunday
morning he -will preach on "The
Pearl of Great Price," the first of
the series depicting the signs of
the times. In the evening he will
preach on "The Bridge. to Something Better. Illustrative charts
will be used at both services.
The Kelowna Women's Institute
will hold their meeting on March
1st in the Great War Veterans'
rooms (Royal Hotel), where a collection of war souvenirs will be on
view. Returned soldiers will be
present to give information as to
these exhibits. Mrs. A. A. Ballard
has also kindly consented to recite. Following a short meeting,
which will begin at 3 o'clock, afternoon teav will be .served the
proceeds to be given to the G. W.V.
Everybody welcome.  .
"The Saturday Evening Post" for
less than five cents a copy, $2.50 a
year; "The Country Gentleman"
(or less than (our cents a copy,
$1.75 a year; including postage.
A. R. Dorais, authorized agent, 632
Broadway West, Vancouver, B.C.
Bees For Sale
Pure  Italians of  Dr.  C C Miller's
strain, in ten-frame  standard Lang-
•troth Hives., i
Guaranteed  free from disease,
$15   for  colony, f, o. b. Kelowna.
d. e. Mcdonald
Rutland. B.C.
Serg E. Mugford arrived home
on Saturday.
A butterfly was caught in Rutland on Monday, the 10th, by your
correspondent.
An open meeting will be held
under the auspices of the Benvoulin and Rutland branches of the
United Farmers of B.C., in the Rutland achool on Monday next, the
24th inst., at 7.30 p.m., to discuss,
the question of contracts with
Orientals. Will all those interested
make a special effort to attend }
At the Women's Institute meeting last Thursday the men,bers
decided to start a fund for a War
Memorial in Rutland. An " at
home" will be held in the school-
house early in March and part of
the proceeds will be given to the
Memorial Fund. An interesting
programme foi the year's work was
presented at the meeting. Miss
Craig read a paper on "The Use
of Cheesecloth in the Garden" and
Mrs. Gray read an article from the
Veteran entitled " War Memorial
and Rural Life." A collection was
taken (or the wedding gift to Princess Patricia from the women of
Canada.
The Methodist Ladies' Aid had
a very successful valentine social
oh Friday, the 14th inst., when all
who attended had a good time.
The great attraction for the young
(oiks was the bran tub, which was
filled with toys, candies, &c. A
short programme was given as follows: pianoforte duet, Misses L.
Homuth and E. Carney; recitation,
Leon Fitzpatrick; vocal solo, Miss
A.Fleming; violin solo, Miss Bruce;
recitation, Rev. Griffiths ; voral
duet, Misses Dalzell and Whanie ;
recitation, Everett Fleming ; vocal
solo, Miss Dalzell, Piano accompanists were Misses Morrison and
McDonald. Nearly all the items
on the programme were encored.
The sale of aprons and other
needlework helped to swell the
proceeds of the social, the total
amount raised not being known
yd, but will be published next
week. Refreshments were served
at the close of the evening. _
Wet Feet
are productive of many ills
and are especially dangerous just now—and yet they
can be prevented r j easily
by a good pair of RUBBERS.
We have the best on the
market, and aell them cheap
enough to suit Everyone.
DARK, the Shoeman
Quick  Repairs, Good Work
Oppoiite Royal Bank
Farm Implements
PLANET JUNIOR SEEDERS - CULTIVATORS
Wagons . One and Two Horse
Democrats: One and Two Horse
Buggies: Open and with Top
Spring Tooth Harrows     ■ Lever Harrows
Diamond Harrows       Disc Harrows, 8, 10, 12-plate
We have these goods in stock and can make delivery et any time
We are still selling DeLAVAL   SEPARATORS
W. R. GLENN & SON
Pendozi Street AGENTS Phone 150
The KELOWNA THEATRE
Friday—Last showing of " My Four Years in Germany."
Saturday—Mae Marsh in "The Glorious Adventure."
The story of a girl who bought happiness for a dollar.
Tuesday—To be announced.
Thursday~"The Passing o(  the Third Floor Back," with Sir
Johnston Forbes-Robertson.
Evening, 7.30 & 9.
Matinee Saturday at 3 p.m.
W OOUCI*>fl.f L   j Premises on Lawrence Ao.
Manufacturing Co.
For Furniture of all kinds made to order, Store and
Office Fittings. Good storage to rent.
Building Contractors' Estimates Furnished
Second  Hand  and  Antique  Furniture and Gooda of all kinds
bought or sold on commission.
Sewing machines cleaned, repaired and overhauled.
Upholstering done on the premises.
NATIONAL WAR SAVINGS COMMITTEE   .   OTTAWA
SIR HERBERT B. AMES. Chairman
CAMPBELL SWEENEY, Vancouver SIR GEORGE BURN, Ottawa
JOHN BLUE, Edmonton W. M. DIRKS. Montrssl
II. A. ALLISON, Clg.ry RENE T. LECLERC, Montrssl
HON. GEO. A. BELL. Raflna SIR I. DOUGLAS HAZEN, Si Ma
JOHN CALT. Winnlpef W. A. BLACK, Hslrfat
GEO. M. REID, London HON.MURDOCKMcKINNON.Cbarlottttown
For Information,
REGARDING
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AlBERTA . 218a Sur Atsus West, Cslssry; 742 Tc|lsc Buildia,, Eeanatea
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MAKITOBA 5U Electric Railway Chasers, Wseslief
THUNDER BAY .   ....    Reset 410 Grsin Exckssis, Fort Williaa, Oat.
WESTERN ONTARIO 361 RickooJ Strsst, Leeds*, Oat.
CENTRAL ONTARIO    .........   34 Terost. Strsst, Tenets
EASTERN ONTARIO    , Victsria Mastea, Ottswa
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NEW BRUNSWICK   .......   . 89 Prince Willi... Str«t, St. Item
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—— ; ' 3? l'AtiE FOUB  KELOWNA   ILECOBJJ  Thursday, February 20.1919  Correspondence  Reader* at* reminded that opinion.- expressed  m letters inserted under thii heading Me not ne :cs-  ����nly endorsed by ut. Letters should be at brief ������  possible and to tha point.  To the Editor ot  The Kelowna Record.  Mr. Editor.���Being present at the  meeting of the United* Farmers,  held in the Rutland school on  Monday night last, I had opportunity of listening to addresses by  many influential farmers of Kelowna, all favouring prohibition of the  Oriental ownership of land, and 1  was impressed that apart from such  a magical catch-word as "White  Canada" they had no other plausible reason which called for adoption of such a drastic measure. Yet,  noticing lhat such a grotesque  missile as "White Canada" seemed  to be effective in some extent to  fan the racial prejudices and to  beguile an unthinking public, 1 deem it my  duty to express our views on thii problem,  ���nd thut help the local communities to attain to an unbiased conception of thii vital  quettion.  1 with to confeu my profound admiration for the undaunted courage of these  championt of the anti-Japanete agitation  who were not a bit ashamed to volunteer  to tackle thit great international problem,  with no logical reasons or data to justify  their propaganda. I wonder if these gen  tlemen were conscious that they were  dealing with a matter concerning the  future not only of the two hundred local  Japanese, but of eighty millions of their  compatriots on the other aide of the Pacific.  1 must point out to these gentlemen that  the treaties made between Crest Britain  and Japan and Canada are not "scraps of  paper." What hereay and perfidy for  them to try to deprive the Japanese of the  right which theae sacred treaties guarantee!  A delicate queation like this should 'be  considered in the light of broad statesman-  ahip, with due regard for justice and  humanity, rather than from a legal point  of view, Firstly, we must consider whether such a measure would not conflict with  the fundamental spirit and principle of  democracy. Secondly, whether there  exists a condition which necessitates such  a measure. Thirdly, we must carefully  consider whether such a measure has t' e  general endorsation of an  intelligent, fair.  minded claas of people.  Referring to to tho first point, 1 must  say that thia measure is decidedly undemocratic and un-British. It was started merely to throttle the legitimate aspirations of  the japaneae, to keep the Japanese farmers  in a atate of aerfdom, and to fan the racial  prejudice which ia being exploited by the  jealous and ignorant It ia openly declared  by these agitators that the Orientals muat  come to thia country, if they come at all,  only to hew wood and draw water for  them, and nut to become independent and  self-reliant. So long, therefore, as the  Japanete showed no desire for independence, they were tolerated and even  praised. But as toon aa the little "Japs"  began to show their mettle, these self.  styled patriots began to heap vituperation  and slander upon them which they did  not deserve. Are these ignoble actions  quite consistent with the tradition of British justice and fair play? Are they not  trying to trample upon the sacred legacy  of your forefathers, and to destroy the  foundations upon which your democracy  stands ?  The question thould not be confounded  with the immigration question. You have  impoted upon Japan the "gentlemen agreement," as the reault of which Japanese  immigration was effectively checked. Those  already within your borders it is your duty  to protect and uplift. That duty, I believe,  you are in honor bound to assume, not because of any treaty you have concluded,  but in deference to the principles of your  democracy. To deprive the Japanete wilfully and viciously of rights which they  have been permitted to enjoy is no "exclusion" but "persecution."  In dealing with the second point, I admit that the Japanese farmers are not yet  in a position to cultivate refined tastes.  Their dwellings are not yet what they can  be proud of, and their mode of living  ���hows little refinement, though they are  fastidious and extravagant as to both food  and clothing. But no Japanese will admit  that this it to be their ultimate condition.  When hardships and trials inevitable in  the initial stages of their undertakings are  passed, there is no doubt they will emerge  from their present state of life. It it only  ten yeara tince the Japaneae started to  settle here, and it ia entirely unreasonable  to expect them to live as the older aettlers  of other nationalities do.  The aggregate area of farm land owned  by the Japanese in Kelowna, Weitbank,  and Wood's Lake it 102 acret, and 1 respectfully beg my readers to carefully con-  aider whether this insignificant portion of  your great agricultural land justifies the  hysterical cry of the agitators, "The Japs  are taking our farms."  Before touching upon the final point,'  must beg my readers' kind consideration  of any misrepresentation that I may involuntarily make in the answer to thia point.  1 am confident that the Britiah love of  justice and fair play are trill dominant  factoit in guiding public opinion in thia  country, and consequently the majority of  intelligent citizent deeply deplore auch  disagreeable measure! against the unobtrusive and law-abiding Japanete farmera  You may quite agree with me that the  very fact that the Japanese farmera are  industrious beings and highly successful  producers gives these agitatort spasms of  alarm. In their blindness of instinctive  prejudice, they would destroy the productivity of the Japanese, return to the status  of barren fields, that their meagre and inferior productt would meet no competition.  lt is blind, selfish greed that recognizes  only self aa a factor in the world struggle.  It is ignorance and inhumanity that does  not consider the larger whole.  These agitators teem to have a notion  that they are justified in proposing tuch a  measure becaute a similar measure waa  effected in California tome time ago. But  1 must say that you should do what is  right and avoid what it wrong, no matter  what your neighbor! may do or aay.  I wiih to illustrate here a sidelight on  the public opinion which existed in California when the famous land bill was being diacutsed in the legislature. An American minister declared from hia pulpit:  'The California land bill ia something  that would diagraca Hell in itt palmiest  days. It ie a piece of political perfidy and  rotten state's rightt���of provincial buncombe���and a race and religioua bigotry  that makea the oriental heathen a Christian aaint by comparison."  A correspondent of the nation and a  permanent resident in the agricultural  district of Florin reported to the legislature : "The constant prodding fend slurring of the Japanese is a habit of the ignorant of our community. Their ugly  words pass unchallenged and hence breed  more.- The forces of evil and ignorance  are always rampant; the forces of goodwill and stay-at-home industry are tranquil. So, while the prejudiced and un.  American claim to be the voice of the  people, our real citizenship deprecates the  attacks, deplorea tuch bitterness.  In local communities, those who are'out  for justice and right are bitterly assailed,  and it ia the line of the least resistance to  be passive. Then the latter always know  the unworthinesa of the agitatort and are  reluctant to recognize that they can atir up  mischief.  Before concluding  my  letter, 1 with to  irtoflea  Make The Returning Soldier Welcome  HpHIS is an important hour for Canada. The  *��� nation is entering on a new era. It is passing  from war to peace. Let us start this new era right.  There are thousands of soldiers returning from overseas. The Government is doing all in its power to  get these men back to civil life.  It is giving a War Service Gratuity���more than  any other nation���to keep the soldier going till he  gets a job.  It gives him a pension���where his usefulness is  impaired by his service.  It teaches a man a new trade when his service  unfits him for his former trade.  It gives him free medical treatment when illness recurs, and supplies free artificial limbs and  surgical appliances.  It is bringing back to Canada at the public  expense the soldiers' dependents now overseas.  But the Government, bow-  ever willing, cannot provide  the personal touch needed in  this work of repatriation.  That must be given by the  people themselves.  The men who went from  these parts to fight in Flanders deserve a real welcome  home���the best we can give.  In most towns committees  of citizens have already been  organized to meet the soldiers  and their dependents at the  station, to provide hot meals,  supply automobiles, afford  temporary accommodation  when necessary.  In addition, many other  towns are organizing social  gatherings to give public welcome to returned men after  they haye been home a  few   days.  After he has rested, the  soldier must be provided with  an opportunity for employment. In towns of 10,000  population, Public Employ- '  ment Offices have been established to help soldiers, as well  as war-workers, secure good  jobs quickly. Where these  exist, citizens should co-operate. Where they do not exist,  the citizens themselves should  help put the soldier in touch  with employment.  The fighting job is done. It  has cost many a heart-burning. But it has been well  done. The least we can do  is to show our appreciation  in no uncertain manner.  Don't let the welcome die  away with the cheers.  The Repatriation Committee  OTTAWA  inform theae agitators that in 1910 the Japaneae government adopted a law by virtue of which foreigners were to be permitted to own land in Japan, provided tuch  foreigners came from a country where  similar privileges were extended to her  subjects,  I may be alao permitted to confess that  I am very aad to think that even Christianity haa done comparatively little in  razing the barriers of racial prejudice  shown towards the Japanese. The hour is  full of anxieties ana foreboding! and 1  feel ao lonesome to think that we are  souls loose upon the sunless seas of doubt  and wearily acanning the dark horizon for  a haven, which Jesus Christ long ago  pointed to���"One ia your master, even  Christ, and all ye are brethren.*'  "K. IWASHITA.  Auction  Corner Abbott St. fit Lake Ave.  (Block south of Abbott Street Bridge)  Thursday, February 27th  At 1.30 p.m. sharp  f WANTED! )  FOB   SALE  FOR SALE, Young Pigs, two months old.  Apply Henry Burtch. lOtf  FOR SALE, Timothy and Clover Hay, and  Alfalfa ; alao R.-C. Rhode Island Red  Cockerels, for breeding. Bond, Rutland,  phone 3504. |2-5P  FOR SALE, Alfalfa Hay, about six tons,  in stack, at Rutland. J. McMillan, Box  400. !3-5p  Having    received    instructions  from Mr. F. DIBB, I will sell by  Public Auction at his residence,  the following household goods:  Cabinet Sewing Machine, nearly new  32 Special Winchester Carbine  Leather covered Settee, two leather covered Armchairs, 4 grass Chair!, grata  Stand, Jardiniere Stand, Morrit Chair, 3  tmall Tablet, golden oak Buffet, fumed  oak Dining Table, Brass Bedstead, Coil  Spring, Re-tmoor Mattress, White Enamel  Bedstead and Spring, single white Enamel  Bedstead and Spring, Child's Cot and Mattress, Dresser and Stand, 2 Austrian Chairs,  Carpet about 10 x 15, Flat top Desk and  Book Racks, New Ideal Kitchen Range,  large Royal Oak' Heater, Washington  Grate, 2 Kitchen Tables, 3 Kitchen chairs,  Child's Chair, half Dinner Set, Crockery,  Kitchen Utensils, Wash Tub, Copper  Boiler, numerous other household article!,  Eureka Cultivator, Garden Tools, &c.  TERMS CASH  TEN  TONS  OF  CORN  STALKS  for  sale, cheap.   Apply Henry Burtch.;  14 tf  WANTED, married man for amall farm,  who hai had experience with cows,  good milker essential. With amall or no  family preferred. A. W. Cook* Kelowna Field, Box 663, Kelowna, B.C.     I4p  LOST  LOST. Strayed onto the premises of the  undersigned in December, one Jersey  yearling Heifer, one part Jersey yearling  Heifer, one black Heifer Calf. Alto  lost, one part Jersey yearling Heifer.  Branded Bar O.  Reward for return.   T. Barber, Rutland.  12-5  MISCELLANEOUS  STRAYED, Yearling Steer (polled), dark  dark brown to black, branded with a  W over n sloping J on left hip. Reward for information leading to recovery.   W. R. Craig, Rutland.       !2-5p  HOUSES WANTED  WANTED, immediately, three, four or  five-roomed House, fully or partly furnished. No children. Add re! P.O. Box  668, City.  TO RENT  TO RENT, on north-west aide of town  two ahacks. Apply J. Rossi, P.O. Box,  110. I3-6p  Automobile.  For Hire  H. B. BURTCH   -   Phone 180  Auction  Thursday, March 6th  Mi 9. Susan Fitzpatrick*s place  at Rutland.  I aving received instructions  1 v�� ill sell, without reserve, all the  atock and moveables of the above,  comprising :  Bay Gelding, 6 yaara old, brown Mare, 9  year i old, Ayreahire Cow; 6 yeara, due in  Match, Jersey Heifer, 2 yeara. due in the  spn.ig, 2 Yearling Heifers, brood Sow.due  April 5th, 4 young Hoga, bay Gelding, 8  yean old, good worker, weight 1250 lbs,,  Double Wagon with fruit rack and 3-ton  apring!, Wagon, Fruit Rack, Set 3-ton  Spring!, buggy, Set bob Sleighs, Jumper,  Set Double Work Harness, Set Single  Driving Harness, 2 Horse blankets, John  Deer Walking Plow, Set Spring Tooth  Harrows, 2 Horse Cultivators, Set Drag  Harrowa, Hand Cultivator, Wheelbarrow,  14 yard* Cold Frame Cotton, Small Tent  Stove, Capital Cream Separator, barrel  Churn, Quantity of Seed Potatoea " Burbank," whiffle tree*, amall toola, clerisea,  and other article*.  Sale at I p.m.  G. H. KERR. Auctioneer  G. W. CUNNINGHAM. Auctioneer  We are Now Cutting pure  ICE!  Orders Dill be filled in rotation  Price $2 pitr load  of l�� tons loaded  ate pond.  BANKHEAD ORCHARD  COMPANY, LTD.  FOR SALE  Four Registered HOLSTEIN  COWS, two fresh, other, due  in April. Heavy milkers,  backed by government records for milk and fat.   Best  of breeding  Also HERD BULL.   This stuff is  young and choice.  Write for  photos and pedigrees  Burton Fruit and Stock Farm  Penticton, B.G.   S. J. Kinney, owner  We will send thia new EDISON  DIAMOND   AMBEROLA  snd a  selection from our 4.000 unwesrable  Blue  Amberol   Record,  to your  home for Five Days' FREE TRIAL  Particulars snd Pries List Free  The Hood Stationery Go.  Edison Distributors for the Okamgan  VERNON. B.C.  AUCTIONEER  Having concluded satisfactory  arrangements ..with Harvey,  Duggan 6t Daviea lo look after  my interests in Kelowna and  district, I am now prepared tor  place at the disposal of the  public my 27 yeara experience  in the auctioneering business.  Thit experience hai covered  auction of 'every description  but more particularly in the '  line of Cattle, Farm, Impie.  menta and Household Furniture.. 1 am alao prer/ared to  make an offer of purchase on  all movables such at Farm  Stock, Implements and House-  bold effects. Arrangements for  sales and any information required can be obtained at the  officea of Harvey, Duggan &  Davies.  G. H. KERR  Chautauqua Lecturer Coming  H. W. WOOD  President of the Canadian Council of Agriculture and President of the United Farmera of Alberta, will apeak in the  Methodist Church, Pendozi Street  Saturday, February 22nd  Afternoon at 4 p.m. Evening at 8 p.m.  Taking as hia subject  " Problems that Confront Canada During  the Reconstruction Period "  All holders of Chautauqua season Tickets admitted without  charge upon presentation of ticket at the door.  Admission to non ticket holders, 35c  SB��  RENNIES SEEDS  Produce Victory Cropr  Ban  THE Rennie Catalogue for  1919 ia brimful of information and suggestion! on the  growing of flowers and vegetables. Beautifully illustrated  in colors, this catalogue is truly  valuable as a gardening guide.  It shows you the practical results obtained by planting tested seeds, and it proves to you  the best kind of seeds to buy.  Use theRennieCatalogue  as a Ready Referenct  Make your selection of seeds from It-  then eo to jour dealer and tun him All  the order. 11 he cannot supply you with  aU you require writs oa direct  Tosafeguardour customers all Ronnie's  Seeds are tested at ear triil ground.  This insures that buyers of Rennie's  Seeds get nothing but the Tety bsst  If you haven't received a copy of our  1919 Catalogue, writ* for one to-day.  the    nrxiXTircoMBAivY  WILLIAM  RENNIE  LIMITED  872   GRANVILLE, 8T.       VANCOUVER    B.C.  ALSO AT   WINNIPEG  TORONTO MONTREAL,

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