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Array ^^^^^^^���^���^���ppaapaaapipHi  \<tft9��0vr��\  tXmti.  t***,,��Mrs a~  VOL Vll.   NO. 16.  KELOWNA. BRITISH COLUMBIA THURSDAY, MARCH II. I9I5.-8 PAGES  $1.50 Per Annum  Regular meeting  Jity Council  Complaint of Bank Treatment  in Matter of Loans  The oity oounoil held a mooting laat  Friday morning, following a coi.tmit-  tee mooting ol the whole, oalled to discuss the quootion of the readjjiMnont  ol the salary list of munioipal employees. No decision, however was  arrived at, the matter boinir lift onon  . to afford tho various committees an  opportunity to prepare their estimates  for the year and submit them to the  oounoil at next meeting.  Commentira- upon a letter from the  Canadian Order of Chosen Friends.  whioh stated that they were twine;  considerable difficulty with mini ���,polities in various parts of ihe com try  who were unable to meet their debenture coupons. Alderman Sutherland  said the attitude of the banks toward  municipalities at the present time was  entirely unwarranted. No doubt, he  said, many munioipalities uuui gone  further in the matter of expenditure  during the good times than they  should have done, but if the ooutidonoo  of the investors in the oountry was  not to be shaken the debenture coupons must be met. The matter was  a very serious on* for the vhole country and he thought that united action  should be taken by all muaioipulities  to secure better treatment. He pointed  out that in oase of Kelowna an application hod been made some time ago  for ��� loan of $16,000 against current  revenue to pay debenture interest coupons, and that it had not vet been  granted, and it would appear that  other munioipaHticB were getting the  same treatment. He proposed that  the matter be brought to the attention of the Dominion minister of finanoe and that other munioipalities be  asked to take the same aotion.  The oounoil also dedded to notify  the Bank of Montreal that unless they  agreed without further delay to advance tbe $18,000, the oounoil" would  probably take steps to transfer the  sinking fund and make finanoial arrangements with another bank. The  finanoe oommittee wai also ianruottd  to apply for a loan of $10,000 (gainst  a proposed issue of debentures lor the  construction ot a branch sewer to the  tohool.  Some correspondence between Misers.  Burne Is Temple and Messrs. Veddell  a Gribble in reference to the dispute  over the hauling of sawdust by the  O.K. Lumber Co., waa read in whioh  Meters. Weddell * Gribble threatened  to take aotion against tht oitv. 1 he  oounoil decided to inform the oity  toHeiton that they did not desire  anv further correspondence on the mat  ter, but that thoy were prepared to  defend any aotion whioh might be  commenced.  ihe aotion of the Parks oommittee in  ii "minting Mr. Balsillie as oarntakw  of the parks and oemetariet at a. sal  arv ol $75 psr month woe ratified.  Alderman Duggan informed tbt oounoil that tht porki oommittee hod prepared a rou"*i estimate of- their rro-  poeed expenditure for the year whioh  amounted to $7H in addition to relief work.  Th* ohief constable's report for February wat read, showing a total of  five petty eaees, and fines oi only $5  collected. Mention wai made iu the  report ot complaint* whioh had been  reoeived of persons having their hon-  The election which has been -��������Hict-  ��1 and denied a good manv timet dur-  smuiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiHeBiiMiatvj.... i '"���" the past few weeks is now kiaovn  and the various numbertm addition to be a faot, and the date hat be^u  to being well ohoeen were rendered in set ior Saturday, April .Of., with  a really exoellent manner, and with- nomillations the preceding daturdnv  out exoeption were reoeived with   on- April 3rd.  thueiastio applause. The teleotionsj At 9,3o' last Saturday night the  though from first rank composers were' Hottse pror0uged after a session of a  well-known works, popular with all )iule over s'x wee|M> ���nd tne ������,.,���, of  mueio lovers. Tbe overture was Ban- tae election was definitely annovnood  del t "Oooosionol", followed by Dvor- Monday. Tho Hon. Price Ellison  ak's '<Humoreske," a pretty piece with handed in bis resignation from the  varying moods of grave and ?av. toe- cabinet, but it is understood that he  Un��T ,or ��n onthus-1 wj)i run a(ram m ft ,tivato .���uiliioUv  lastio encore. 'Sigurd Jorsolfar | to vindioate himself from tho i,ttonks  (Grieg) and .Elgar t march 'Pomp and whioh have latelv been made unon him.  Circumstance," were also inoluded in He would of course stand for tho nor-  the first port. The seoond port open- ,hern end of the vallev *hioh is now  ed  with   a ��� seleotion from the opera divided bv a line across near Ovnma.  Carmen" introduouig the "Toreador" The last few days of the session vveio  and other airs. The quaint und beau- oooupied in dealing with aome imnoit-  tiful Brnhme musio in the, "Hungarian 8rrl legislation, of whioh, tho Agrloii'l-  Danoes" waa exceptionally well rcn- turftl Credits Act, authorizing the  dered, as also Was tbe soul-etirrmg er8ntine of loans to farmers is to  'War March ol the Priests,' which fol- iBft agricultural community at any  lowed by the national anthem brouirht rate, one of the most imp'ort-mt mid  tbe eveninc to a close. | beneficial    measures whioh hM    Leon  In addition to the orohestral selec-1 brou��ht down in years. It is bated  tions the program was varied by songs ��� largely upon the recommondatiams of  etc., at intervale. Mrt. J. M. liarve- tne Agricultural Commisiion. (leap  sang "The Magic Month of Mav ' and money for farmers has been ' ho do-  in response to an insistent encore "All mand on all sides for a long time aaid  tKa.  Wna-M   in   Rraarhi  and   Faair."     Mass I .1..   ....   -..,������.���   ��l.A   ���,:..J^.M   . .�����*.! ,1  (Ototttata oa Fats s.l   ft   The servioes ol the Methodist churoh  on Sunday will bt in oharge ol the  pastor, Bev. 3. C. Switwr. Tlio topio  lor discussion at 11 a.m., in "A llauly  Miiunderitood Keligiout AM." and  ���t 7.30 "Seven Devils in Plaoe of One.'  Muoh interest hat been taken in i  verv attractive diiplev ot ipring flowers and plants from the Biohter street  ereenhoutet whioh hat been tho mi during the week in Messrs Willits store,  the arrangement oi th* window living  especially admired. The i��reenh jusot it  might bt mentioned, an now lull ol  grant vines tomatoes, cucutnbiri, lettuce, radishes, eto., at well as plants  and flowers, and art well worth a  visit.  Orchestral Concert  Those who attended the orchestral  concert given last night by the Philharmonic Sooiety were charmed and  delighted by the high quality of the  musio offered, and the skill and proficiency to which the performers inoluded in that new organisation have  attained under the guidance of Mi  Drury Pryoe.  The program was lacge'v orohestral,  Provincial Legislature is Dissolved   t ,  Date of Election Fixed for Saturday, April 10th ��� Important  Measures are Passed Before End of Session  farms and orchards of British Columbia. Briefly���very briefly, for it, U ft.  moBt comprehensive measure���thin act  pn. /idea for the provision of furds to  the extent of 915,000,000 bv menial  loan on the credit of the province to  be applied in the encouragement and  assistance of farm making. louns being made therefrom in amoants of,  from 9250 to $10,000 and at not more j  than one per cent., per annum more.  than the coBt of the money to the  province, such loans being t&'Utti on  progressive payments, secured bv mort  gage in thc properties interested, and)  to be applied strictly to tho development and improvement of .such properties. These loans will bo ednnnis-  tered by an cspert commisiton of  which the Deputy Minister of Finance  and of Agriculture will ex-ntticto be  members, and three other aomtnttsioners oHe of whom shall be the .expert  superintendent and two skill d agriculturalists, appointed for ten vears.  Aid For Irrigation Problems.  The government propones .i! ���> to apply itsolf to a further scientific fIui-  of the serious problem which piohents  itself in the interior of the province',  where,irrigation of the land !s necessary and so costly a proposition as to  make it impossible for the farmtr of  average means, the expectation   being  Okanagan Ambulance League  The local branch oi the Ounnn-'nn  Ambulance League, working lor the  Bed Cross Sooiety, received last  month letters from officers ol t>he 2nd  C.H.K., situated at Willows Camp,  Viotoria, stating that the men there  were badly in need of hospital supplies and comforts, there beinp ,io regi  mental fund for the provision of suoh  things to the soldiers while in tiain-  ing, and asking for the help of the  league. ' At a committee meet in" held  February 6th it was unanimously  agreed that the funds collected" here  for the Ked Cross Society could not  be sent direct to the C.M.R. but must  be used for the originally intended  purpose. A cheque was therefore sent  to the Red Cross Society at Vancouver, with the request that in.iUeu at  Willows Camp should be i-ne-.tigated  if possible, and a part of ..hi Kelowna  contribution used to supply thoi*- urgent needs if approved by ihe executive of the Red Cross Society.  Mr. Seymour, vice president, took  the matter up, and finding rliat the  statement made with n-gard io tbe  pressing and urgent need M comforts  to the soldiers was perfectly justified,  the Red Cross Society of Vancouver  sent a ohebue for 850 to the regiment  in accordance with the wishes of the  league.  2m ina"w O.n���.hU"��ii0wV . r0'.iin **"> Wi-'^t of th, Ra./al Aj-si-  Autumn," and was loudly enoored  Mr'iT .1     tribunal, and it aoctp.ed  that somo form of paternal aid  iu con  Lamb Stock.    Zg^msTXmm^\\m^m^-'^ 1^.m.^^ ��" "00-i��n Wi'h ~"P"*����"ve iv-.tratibn  song,, ^TsS S ISftaW^^ of o hnuso ..rojocts. will be .devise, and oroyided.  only humorous   touch with a rending Ii. a��on   ia.T��?i K �� '. - mf\ ���   .�� th�� "i���?1 Maal"ni   ^  ���    '  ���   - - -       ��.! illation, calculated to go far .n eou-[ Dression it was dccialeil lo utaoe     th  Keoruiting 8ergeant l'etert Lias been  m town during the pott week '���eouring  recruite tor the Canadian Mounted  1'illes which is to form "art of the  third contingent. Major Clarae wat  alto in town for a few days Hia week.  Altogether some twenty-eight names  were handed in, and from these fourteen were selected, at follows, having  by the boat Wednesday morning:  Colin MoMillan, S. Ryder, H Adams,  A. Adams, H. O. Hilliard, J. T.  MoGarrity. T. C. Chappell, H.  HHton, James Snurge, G. drent, W.  Weatcott. Frank Magee, M. S. Dick, C.  Edwards, A further medi-nl test,  however hat to be undergone at V��r.  non. Then wat a large orowd on the  wharf who cheered -the boyt at tht  boat pulled out.  ���   ��� O   1'he state of Washington has voted  over W.000,000 for nublic hlfhwavt  during the neat two vears, a good  deal of it to be spent on the new  Pacifio highway from Canada to Mexico.  from Barrie. A sonata for violin and  oiano by Miss Hogarth and Mr. Drury  Pryoe served to give another illustration of the wonderful masterv of the  latter over his instrument. The "ieco  was most exacting but faultlessly executed and the performers were recalled  eeveral times to r ciive the olaudits  of the audience. Miss Alison Ho?arth  also showed her treat talent as a  nianist In a Chopin "Ballade in A  flat." Miss Hogarth accompanied tho  orchestra selections, while Mr. Haruld  Tod Boyd acted as accompanist for  soveral of the songs.   0   "The great lawsuit over the lioiiw'  of the tunnel at Rogers Pass in the  Selkirks, in whioh Messrs. J. Mciluve  & Sons sued the firm of-Foley Bros..  Welch & Stewart for (600,000 damages, was the subject of a judgment  *<v Mr. Justies Clement on "''ednm-  day. His lordship finds in favor of  the plaintiffs, but only for a total  sum of $31,460. He orders the defendants to pay the costs.  Over 70 per cent., of the I'nglish  speaking population of Bellevue have  enlitted for service at the front.  Southern Okanagan ranchers" w-ll  experiment with broom corn thin season.  The admiralty announces that it is  not justified in extending honors to  the captured crews of German subn n-  friutt owinr to their methods and that  it is intended to segregate them under  special restrictions pending their possible conviction at the conclusion of  ntaot.  An official announcement waa maale  bv the Cunard Line that second class  passage across the Atlantio had been  reduced to $50 on all vessels of that  line, including the Lusitania. It is believed here that the lower rate is the  result of the diversion of traffio from  British steamers to vessels ilvinir the  American flag.  For the first timo since Admiral Sir  David Beatty engaged a German  squadron in the North Sea, the latter  oart of January, heavy mm lire, according to a despatch from lhe Hook  of Holland to the Teiegraat, vas  heard in the North Sea Monday.  The British and Frenoh 'huts have  battered their way a step nearer to  Constantinople not however without  damage to their ships engaged and the  battle royal for the Dardanelles continues. More Turkish forts on the  Asiatic aide have been silenced n-3-  cordinr tp tho statement of British  admiralty but tho Turks are offering  a terrific resistance and shells fu in  their German made guns haa'o loujid  more than one mark on the besieging  craft.   0   junotion with the   provision pi roads | Workmen's Compensation Aet .in  and railways in tho development    of, statute books at the next ajesdion.  tin-  New Bishop Will  Tour Diocese  Kelowna Banks Will  Issue Copper Coins  Whether the cause may bo attribut-  Bishop Doull, who has just beam con-,   . .  seorated to the see of Kootenay i, ����� J�� the general scarcity of money  about to make a two month's lour of or to "me oiiu* ���nw���t��ncBi, there  tht diocese.   He will first piMaMod   lo ��<wtaml}'at present a decided move  Cretton,     returning thenoe to Xelton "V"' m tn8 W08t to milk�� ��eaBC&i u9��  - ���   -  ��� '���*>( Iwper coins.  enroute to Grand Forks. In t! o eouth-1'  era country he~ will visit i'Locnix,  Greenwood and Rook Creole. Fiom  there the Bishop will go bv sta?o to  Pentioton. whioh he plans to reach on  March 23, proceeding to Sum'iierland  and Kelowna and so on to VeritOn  where he will spend the few davi following th 25th. While at tne tatter  town, ho will visit the various settlements in the neighborhood, terminating his Okanagan sojourn on lhe 29th.  Considerable interest is teing taken  in the probablo location of the  bishop's episcopal soat, but bo has  stated that so far he has. ina'lo no decision. To an interviewer he said thut  Nelson was the largest centra- but  there was a probability that some  other place might be selected uHimato-  ly. He would not make a incision  until he had inquired thoroughly int  local conditions and conferred wilh his  oentral committee. Ho added Hat the  completion of the Canadian Vortheru  and Kettle Valley railways would  make his bishopric far more aiveMlble.  It stretched from Tete Jaune Ciiehr to  the international border and mm the  190th meridian to the Alberta boundary line.  htnd to split up tho  nimble nickel and make it go further.  Tho movement seems to haw originated in somo of thc departmout.it nc-ros  in Vancouver, and has graJuully  spread to the smaller towns. Now we  understand Kelowna is to be included  in the "cent belt", the local hanks  having received instructions from  headquarters to issue corner co.ns  when desired. A supply is a'reudy  on its way and very shortly wo shall  probably boo them in general circulation. Just how the storekeepers will  view the innovation is hard to say.  It will look like dealintr in vorv imull  potatoes when they are aV.'.a'd for  change for a nickel 1  Tho Vernon board of trade I ns cut  the membership fee from $10 to $5.  Tho board in $600 in debt.  Tho election for mayor of Vancouver  rondorcd necessary by the insealing of  L, D. Taylor is proving one of thc  bittorest cmnpnigns in the history of  the city. Three candidates aro iu tho  field, I,. D. Taylor. Alderman Hepburn  and W. T. Whitmvay. all rood fight-  era and libel suits aro likely to he  common.  Business generally shows moderate  improvement at Vancouver and with  the opening of spring, country ni t-  ohante are disposed to buy more fu--  W  Sir Robert Borden is in rocaipt ol  several cables from Great Brit tin ca n-  gratulating Canada on the sulondid  manner in whioh the Canadian troops  acquitted themselves in their initial  encounters with the enemy. The cab'os  an most laudable of the bravery and  initiative shown by our troops.  Advioet from Servia est forth that  tvnhold fever prevails among tho Austrian prisoners to tht number of seventy thousands, who are in the hands  ol tht, Serbians. The Serbians are  asking for mort doctors.  ON THE WAY TO THE FRONT  Tho Forty-Eighth Canadian Hi-hlandera leaving    thoir English training  camp, detuned for active snrviro on the continent.  Monthly School Report  Honor Boll for February  Division I. ��� Harry JamtiS, Kothy  Akeroyd, George Pettigrew.  Division II.��� Charlie Stuart, Dorothea Buck, Ida Reekie.  Division III.-��� Hazel Williams, Flora  Bali, Willie Thomlinson.  Division IV. ���Bessie Haug, Edna  Wynn and Vivian Walkem ������nnnl, Geo.  Ryder.  Division V.��� Alberta Small, BetEie  Thomson, Ethel Hilliard.  Division VI.- Ralph Ball, Eurl Wilson, Hugh McKenzie.  Division VII.���Charlie Richards, John  Aitken, Muriel Dillon.  Division VIII.���Willie Akeroyd end  Percy Andrews, equal, Maude Kimaid,  and Margaret Millie equal.  Division IX.���Jack Duncan and Fiances Treadgold equal, John Williams,  and Roy Duggan equal.  Division X.���Mary Sanders, George.  Davis, Gordon Switzer.  SAM. GOODAGRE PASSES .AWAY  AT VICTORIA  Alleged Blackmailer  SenrUp For Trial  Threatening Letters are SigneJ  by Black Hand  The case of Luigi Demarco, the Italian youth who was arrested some lime  ago on a charge of Mending blackmailing letters to John Caaorso. c-i.ue up  for preliminary hearing Monday, aiter  having been remanded several t-mee  Owing to tbe serious nature of the  offence the provincial oolice department had despatched Chief ItoUctive  Green from Vancouver together with  Mr. Matteo Falconi, an Italian interpreter to assist the local police-  From the evidence it appear. ,d tl at  last September Mr. J. Casorso received a letter signed "Black Hand/'  demanding that the sum of #ft0Q he  placed in a sack and laid in u spot  indicated near the corner of the 0. K.  Lumber Co.'s yard, on pain of hut ing  his head cut oil and other dire dit-.-t,-  ters happening to himself end bis  sons. Although an attempt ras made  to trace the origin of the letter nt the  time, the matter waB droooed wil lout  any trace of the offender ieing found.  Early last month, howevjr, the  blackmailing correspondence was resumed, and eeveral letters were sent,  each more .-insistent than : he lest.  This time the money was to be placed  one of the lavatories at the lake-  view Hotel. The last letter stated  that one of the genuine l31ack J'r-nd  members had come to Kelowna to assist the writer. Still more t < rrible  threats of vengeance were made iu ettta  the money was not forthcorni.ig, and  thie desperate character, who cared for  nothing, would certainly carry them  out.  A police trap was .aid and although  not entirely successful suspicion fell  on Demarco, and the police paid a  surprise visit to his room, i ver the  Oak Hall. A search of his rockets  led to the discovery of a sheet of paper on which was the oommenoejQ-mt  of a letter, similar in style to those  sent to Mr. Casorso. The p^per on  which this scrap was written ua? of  identically the same kind as that on  which the blackmailing letters wire  written, and handwriting experts huve  expressed the opinion that they were  written by the same hand.  Demarco protests that he is hinoccnt  of the charge, and that he picked up  the paper amongst some rubbish in the  back yard.  The accused was committed fur trial  at the next assizes.  On February 20th the death cf Mr.  Sam Goodacre took place at ids residence in Victoria. For over two  years past hia health has been fcradu-  allv failing. The end came' quite suddenly and Mr. Goodacre passed (.euce-  iully to rest a few days after his tt2  birth. Although he did not lo k0 or  appear1 as an old man, and ui to the  last took the keenest interest in all  doings of the day,'especially in the  present war, which he hoped lo see  concluded. Ho is survived by his  four daughters, Miss Goodacre and  Miss-H. A*. Goodacre who have been  with him all along, Mrs. G. V, l.rcwse  of Wilson Landing, Okanagan Leke  and Mrs. Chas. Furley of Krooklv-.  N.Y.  The funeral took place from the font-  ilv residence on Tuesday, FeL-iuerv 2U,  The Ven. Archdeacon Beer -oudut'ting  tho service, assisted by the Kev. F. A.  P. Chadwiok.  Many expressions of sym lathy and  beautiful floral tributes were received  from the friends gathered tht re, vho  iiiinwl in singing "Rook oi Ages" Le*  in" Mr. Mr. Goodaoro's favorite hymn.  The procession was by ap'.omobilo, a  fitting note being struck in u.o color  of thc casket and hoarse, i.e., 'in even-  ing shade of grey. The interment  took place in Ross Bay Cemotory, it  the famiU* p?ct of Mr. f.awivuoo Cnod  acre, a younger brother of the deccng-  cd who hns boen prominently collected with the interests of the city for  many years. Tho pall bearers were  Messrs. A. Stewart. H. Mnddafonl, A.  Robertson and Trooper L. Homer*fti  C.M.R.  Mr, Goodacre wan born at f>a(V0l<  Mills, Nottinirhnin, and married Miss  KlizaMh Ann Richardson ol '1 hiii.nu-  ton Notts. Their early min*i��*d life  was spent nt I.owdham Mills, vhcro  thc owners' ronegnrdona wero '�����tewed  Iv famous. Twenty vears of Inter life  were Bpent nt York Lake, Yorkton,  Sask.. to whioh rtlace he iaio Iwmro  a railway had penot rated that f-eolion,  They were some of the carlieet selllers  in tho district. Eight vears ityW tho  fnmilv moved to thc Ok an .win willev  to nn extensive ranch situated cn lhe  lake front whore, thev hav* OlfTtlffftriifl  mixed farnripe nnd frail "-rowing, Mrs.  Goodacre wluwp health had boen a  cause for anxiety for some tinv* poss-  ed away within n few months after  their arrival in the new country.  Tho distriot convention for the nomination of a Conservative candidate  for this riding is to be held in Kolowna next Thursday.  Mr. C. G. Buck left: this i-iorning for  Halcyon Hot Springs whero he will  make a short stay.  Benvoulin Notes  The usual services will oe held n-xt  Sunday when the Rev. W. T. her tiie  will nreach.  ��� *   ���  A "rand concert, to be given by tbe  Philharmonic Society of Kelowua, in  Bethel church, Benvoulin, on the 17th  at 8 o'clock will bring the water's  lecture course to a close. Thin concert will be the treat of tho sowwn  and it ie expected that the (U'tthwiU  be taxed to capacity. Admission at  the usual charge or by ticket. l'io-  cecds in aid of manse building fund.  * *   *  The Ladies Aid Societv in connection  with Bethel church, Benvoulin will  hold a sale of work in Kolowna on  Saturday. April 10. Women's aurons.  iunior dresBee, children's dresses end  ninafores, etc., will be on sale, 'lea  will also be served during rSi. afternoon. Further particulars will be given later.  MANITOBA GRAIN GROWERS'HANT  PROHIBITION  The following resolution wat cairied  uiuin moiiR.y by a standing vote, at  the Manitoba Grain Growers' Ann-'d  Convention hold in Brandon a rhort  time ago . "We tho members of the  Manitoba Grain Growers' \ss.jnifttion,  assembled in annual convention, da-  wire to put ourselves on reoord ns being unalterably opposed to the manufacture, sale and traffic in intoxicating  liquors as a beverage, believing that  the economic waste caused by this  traffic is annulling, and that iis influence politically, financially, socially  and morally is degrading to our pto-  nle. Therefore we would urge on our  Dominion government the neoes��ity in  this, our great national tsstiig tune,  of throwing off this terrible i -cum-  branoo by the enacting and enforcing .  of Dominion lecislation nrohibitt-ig tho  manufacture, sale and traffic In intoxicating liquors for beverage purposes."  This convention of about five hundred delegates was representative of  cverv part of tbe province. The mover  of the resolution concluded his speech  bv saying "Canada to-day >s red ripa  for the total prohibition of .he li-eor  traffic If our political leaders have  any doubts of this, let both t-idos ol  the house agree to let the people declare their pleasure on this question  and let them be governed by the people's verdict. PAGE TWO.  ���gJaggBgaaaa  KELOWNA  RECORD  THURSDAY,; MABCH ll, IMS  KELOltfNH RECORD  Published every Thursday at Kelowna,  British Columbia  JOHN LEATHLEY  Editor and Proprietor  SUBSCRIPTION  IIATES  f 1.50   per   year;   7Bc���   six   montha.  United  Statu:, 60 conti additional.  All subscriptions pavuble in advance  Subscribers ut the roirular rate can bave  extra papers mailed to Ir lends at a diutnr.ce  at  HALF HATE, i.e., 75 cetits per year.  This special prlyiloKe is ernnted (or the  purpose of advertisinc the citv  'ind district.  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Although rumors of an impend in?  provincial election havo been fiecly  handed around for some -vecks rust  the actual definite announcement of the  event has been sprung with startling  suddenness on even those-who u"c Buf*  lieiently in touch with affairs a;'Victoria to be usually credited with "inside information." In his statement  explaining tin- dissolution the "rentier  saiii that lie deemed it imperative, in  view of a number of considerations  vitally affecting the well being if the  province���considerations mainly cn tsing  from the crisis of the war���tint the  country should be consulted In respect  to the policy which the 'tovernment  purposes pursuing to meet the situation. Chances in the personnel of  the cabinet would be made to meet the  wishes of those who might feel disposed to relinquish office and to  strengthen the administration al a  most critical period in the history of  the province. An nnnouncmeut in  this particular would bo made public  verv shortly.  It is three years ago this n.onth  sincfl the last election and the present  government would have been > >*nneU-  ed to appoal to the people alter next  session.  The date of the election has been fixed for .Wil 10th with nominations a  week earlier, April Brd. Thus there  are four clear weeks in which polities  may be depended upon to eclinse even  the war, unless something more i*.\cit-  inir in the way of news comes than  we have been having lately.  The passing ot the redistribution bill  has put a new aspect upon tl ���( election local I v aw for the first limn Kelowna becomes the storm centre. Tho  new division of southern Okanagan  stretches from Oyama in the  north to Trout Creek, a little below  Summerland in the south, and of  course by far the great majority of the  voting populat ion centres around  Kelowna.  Although both political part in ,are  busy gettinc their organizations into  shnpc for tho contest, and rumors are  not wanting regarding probable candidates, it is perb&ni nrtma-  ture to mako mention of an** particular names. Tho fact should not be  lost sight of, however, in the heat of  party feclin" that tho new arrangement of seats gives Kelowna a cimnco  for tho first time to get on the mup  in a political sense, and opcus up  possibilities of advancement which  were not to be thought of while we  Wore pluying nccond fiddle. It is pcr-  hapB not tho very highest ideal to  follow, but wo could surely bo excused  under the circumstances, if we kept in  view when selecting a representative  for thc district, the need of sending a  man who would carrv around wilh  him at Victoria a lively remembrance  of this portion of the UkanutMn.  The storm in a teacup -vhich wus  raised in the House last week about  the Hon. Price Ellison's purchase of  cattle proved after all to involve nothing worse on his part than un indiscretion. For a cabinet minister to  dabble in such a transaction was dangerous to say the loust, even though  the Colony Farm from which the stock  was purchased did not como x-nr'er the  control of his own department. Financially Mr. EIHson has shown the  transaction to have been a consider  able loss to him, but his punishment  in being involved in charges r.f graft  which certainly looked bad for a time  was even more severe. E��pbmation  was rendered all tho more difficult by  tho absence of the superintendent of  tbo Colony Farm, who made the oeal.  NO  ALUMlufi  READ  THt  LABEL  BAKINGPDWDER  This gentleman is away with tie Canadian contingent at the front,  The new moratorium bill for the  province which passed its dnal readings on Saturday last, is oerhapB a.-"  dignified and sensible a measure as  could have beon devised under the circumstances. It is really only a vc  modified form of moratorium, and in  its preparation the government has  had the advantage of the experience of  Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba  to go upon. The ft. C, bill has also  been purposely laid over since its introduction early in the session, in  order to five nmnle opportunity for  tho fullest investigation and criticism.  The result is a bill which while affording necessary protection during  these strenuous times to the man who  has invested his savings in a home  for himself und his family, nuts no  premium upon rash speculation, and  inflicts a minimum (if hardship on  those who depend for a living unon  their mortgage investments. Briefly  the bill provides for the postponement  of all payments of principal sums, and  of interest only in the case *.>[ a bona  fide "home", where the owner from  lack of work or other causes is genuinely unable to make any payments at  all. Payment of- insurance and taxes  must be '-������ -t * as usual. Only thoso  contracts entered into nrior >o Vf  ust Ith are covered by the bill, vhich  it to remain in force until six menths  after the end of tho war. Amplication  for exemption from interest payments  must bo m����do to tV judges, who have !  considerable discretionary powers "iv- j  on to thorn. As much of the rod tape '  as possible is to be cut out, and the  costs kept at  the lowest figure.  Growing Early Vegetable  Plants  I  A curious fact  which came but      in  the discussion of the new moratorium  bill was that of 51)1 writs issued    on !  agreements of sale since the war start- I  ed, 405 were in Vancouver and 125 in '  Mictoria, and only 64 for the rest    of  the province. 572    actions for foreolo-,  sure of mortgage had also been serve I, !  41)6 in Vancouver, 26 in Victoria, and.  50 in the rest of tho province,    it is  better to live away" from the nig oan* -  tree of population in hard times.  Rutland News  (From our owe Correspondent.)  Mr. \\. H,  I'lemiug    left    on Friday  last for a short visit to the nrairlo.  Surprise parties are the fashion just  now. Several friends assembled at  Mr. S. Gray's home last night and  wished "many happy returns of the  day." ���  Mr. S. T. Elliott and familv ore  taking up their residence in Mr.  Beam's house. Mr. Elliott l.-.s acquired possession of the beach bind  above the orchard.  Rutland is to be represented nt the  front by two moro of her sons who  left this week. Charlie Edwards has  enlisted in the mounted infantrv    HP'1  left for Victoria on Tuesday morning.  he served in South Africa in InS Boer  war. "Billy" Qnlgley left this Morning for Brandon, Man,, whore i.e will  ioin the band of ono of the ivtanlrv  regiments in training there. lo 'was  (riven a hearty send off last evenini'  at the home of Mrs. \Y. McDonald an.'  several <��f his friends wore 'tt tb  wharf to wish him good luck.  We havt' received this week - he following letter from Mr. J, I,. Hbborn  of Summerland, who has beooine one  of the beet authorities in Mie province on the growing of early vegetable ulants, and whose original and  highly successful methods, the result  of many years of experience, both in  eastern Canada and the Okanagan  have induced the department of sericulture to seek his aid in oondictiig a  fruit and vegetable experimental station at West Summerland.  The letter reads:  Editor Kelowna Record,  Dear Sir,���Whilo attending the various Farmers' Institute meetings  throughout tho southern portion of  the valley, in company with Messrs.  Winslow and Smith, T explained somewhat my method of growing early  vegetable plants. At the conclusion  of several of tho meetings, wo received  urgent requests to have the information given in printed form. Therefore  Mr, Winslow urged that 1 should offer  it to the various papers of *he southern portion of the valley for publication.  As it is already too late tor the  starting of the seeds for 'he earliest  (ro|is. I will not take up space bv giving directions for this nqrtion of the  work, but will assume that [how who  will be in-owing such wops already  have them started in the hotbed or  greenhouses.  1 find that I get best results by  keeping a night temperature of 55 to  65 degrees and during daylight, 10" to  15 degrees warmer. It should always  be remembered that they will ft and  a muoh,warmer temperature d.-nm* a  sunny day. if some ventilation is given, than if confined in u close atmosphere. The watering of tgo plants  while confined in whatever inside  quarters, is always of extreme importance. Too much water ruuses  soft tender plants. It is, therefore,  much better to give only su.'.-tient  water to keep the plants gr< wine-  healthy, and it is belter to let tho  soil dry fairly well before epnlving  water and to give a fairly good watering when it is applied. This produces much better results thnn applying it little and often. Vlauts usually keep healthier ii watered in tho  morning so that it is thoroughly dried  off before the following night.  My plants are all grown in flats or  shallow boxes, being 12 by 21 inches  and 4 inches deep. 1 havo been able  to produce much mote iatis'ac.tory  plants by growing them in this way.'  With the tomatoes three tran;ip)aut-  ings are made: the first as soon as  tho first two rough leaves are pushing  out fairly well. At this time wo give  than about 2 inches of space. They  are transplanted again when they bo-  gin to crowd too much. To secure  the largest and earliest Wants, there  should not be moro than eight plants  in a flat at the last transplanting. As  the majority of growers, parficultrly  beginners, nre limited as to sna-so. ten  or possibly more plants might be  grown in a box with a fair degree of  success. At the last transplanting,  thc boxes are filled about full of soil.  Only about two inches of ioil i., used  at the lirst transplanting. For this  late transplanting, many will be obliged to use cold frames, covered simpb-  with cotton hs a protection. However  much better plants can be grown if  cold frames, covered with glu.is eou be  erected to give sufficient space under  which to keep tho plants until going  to the field.  Tho best style of cotton cold frame  which I have used is made by having  tho length of the bed running ot *t  and west. A warm locution should be,  chosen for this. If on the south tide  of n building, or other protection,  much better plants may bo expected. I  make this frame by huilding a north  wall of boards, 2 feet hiidi, and a  south wall, eleven and ono-half foot  distance and about fifteen inches high.  These a"rc connected by using rafters  made of 1 by 4 inch boards, placed  about four feet apart. These can bo  made any length to suit the i-ouiie-  ments of the grower. 1 usually get  tottoto one vard in width, sewlnj? four  nieces together and fastening to the  north edge of this frame by -Mending  it over tho    north wall Hliiticiont     to  CLAUDK GRAHAM-WHITE  British aviator, who fell into the sea during a raid of  British aviators on the German military base in Belgium.  the  receive a row of ordinary house laths.  By using three or four nails to eaoh  of these the cotton is made secure.  Bv using strips of lumber 1 by 2 inchi  os in size, and nailing two of these  together in such a manner as to break  the joint, one can make a pole any  desired length. The cotton iB made  fust to those, hence it is easily rolled  up, exposing the plants at any time  for watering or to give additional  ventilation. This cotton covering  should extend over either end of the  bed from six to eight inches, where  it should bo secured. This class of  cold frame does fairly well for the last  transplanting, giving considerable protection during cold windy weigher. If  frost threatens, sprinkle, this cotton  with water when it will fill up and  freeze, which makes it quite sufficient  to keep off a considerable amomt of  frost, if 'fairly heavy cotton is used,  and this is always advisable.  In all cases and with all variebios of  vegetable plants, when they are about  to be transplanted, it iB very imrort-  ant that they should receive a good  watering three or four hp'-irs beforo  disturbing them, giving them time to  drink up all the water thev can obtain  as, after "the roots are disturbed they  cannot again feed themselves Until  they push out small rootlets.  As quito a number ol people are  attempting tho growth of sweet peppers, I might state that mv met Ho .i of  rowing these is to start the seed  nearly as early as the tomatoes, making two transplantings instead of  three, as with tho tomatoes. These  do not require nearly so much ppace  as tomatoes oven for the last transplanting. We grow about 28 plants  to a box. For both of these ciops  I attempt to get the plants hardened  off, in shape to go to the fold, as  soon as it is considered safe from  frost, as tho earlier they are put  their permanent quarters, the earlier  tho crop will be, provided the plants  escapo injury from severe weatlwr.  As we have received many inquiries  regarding growth of cucumbers and  cantaloupes I will undertake to give  directions for these crops within a  week or so, as the seeds for '.rose, even if abundance of hothouse space is  available, should not be started until  late in April. To anyone v-i/ning to  secure seeds for these crops, I wculd  supcrest to use for cucumbers, Arlington White Spine, and for cantaloupes  I havo had good success with P.f'Odoo.  Burpee's Fordhook is also a very good  variety. Yours faithfully,  J. L, HILB0KN.  Manager Provincial Southern Okr-na-  gan Fruit and Vegetable J^oorimmtal  Station. West Summerland, B. 0.  March 20th, 1915  A New Kind of  Store will Open in  Morgan's old stand  More particulars in  next week's paper  The Store of Plenty  This is the season of the year that your Preserved  Fruit or Jam is getting low, or you want a change.  Why not try some of our  Choice Jam or Evaporated Fruits  We have a complete assortment at the Lowest Prices.  Okanagan Jam 5-lb. pails, 75c. each  Raspberry, Plum, Apricot, B. Currant, Etc.  Wagstaff's Jam 5-lb. pails, 90c. each  In all Flavors.  Duerr's Jam, 2-lb. glass ��� 40c. each  Kootenay Jam, 2-lb. tins ��� 40c. each  Raspberry and Strawberry.  Evaporated Prunes, new stock 2 lbs. 25c.  Evaporated Peaches - - 2 lbs. 25c.  Evaporated Apples -  Evaporated Pears  Evaporated Apricots  -,2 lbs. 25c.  - 2 lbs. 35c.  - 20c. a lb.  For Anything that is Good to Eat  PHONE 35  THE STORE OFPi  THE PIONEER GROCER  Five per cent. Discount on Monthly Accounts  Tomato Plants  Special Strain of Sparks Earliana  " By their fruits ye shall know them."  This is undoubtedly the earliest of all red tomatoes.   Growers  who are seeking to have good smooth tomatoes first  on the market can find nothing equal  P. E. CAMPBELL  Seedsmas aid Grower  Corner of St. Paul Street and Cawston Avenue  Kelown  PATRIOTISM^PRDDUaiQN  "I would urge the farmers of Canada to do their share In preventing  the people of Great Britain from suffering want or privation."  HON. MARTIN BURRELL, MlnUtir of Agriculture.  The Empire Needs Many Foods  In the past Great Britain has imported immense quantities of these staple foods from  Russia, Franee, Belgium, Germany and Austria-Hungary as shown by the following:���  Average Imports  Years 1910-1913  Wheat  38,439,60* bush.  Oats  23,5811,301   "  Barley  18,193,268   "  Corn    7,631,874   "  Peas    . 703,088   ���  Beaas      683,663   "  Potatoes    4,731,6*0   "  Onions......      871,669   "  Heat  36,609,766 lbs.  Eggs 131,113,916 dos.  Butter snd  Cheese  91,786,333 lbs.  The above mentioned sources  of supply of staple foods ar*  now. In the main, cut off as s  result of the war. Great Britain  Is looking to Canada to supply  a large share of the shortage,  Every individual farmer baa a  duty to perform.  ��" Fan inloaia.rtion and bulletin, write to  Canadian  Department of  Agriculture,  Ottawa, Canada  Millions of bushels rsthtr  than millions of acres should be  Canada's aim.  That there Is abundant reason  to expect larger returns from  the same area la conclusively  shown when we compare th*  average production of ths  present time with the possible  production. Note the following  brief table which shows ths  average in 1914 and possible  production per acre.  Average Possible  Fall Wheat  30.43  Spring Wheat... 14.84  Barley  18.16  Oats  86.30  Corn, Grain.... 70.  Corn Ensilage���  (Tons)  12.  Peas  16.88  Beans  18.79  Potatoes 119.40  Turnips 431.81  63.  88.  69.  91.  300.  IS.  87.  60.  460.  1000.  By "possible" U meant tha  actual results whloh bave bean  obtained by oar Experimental  Farms aad by many farmers.  These "possibles" have beet-  obtained under tatemslv* cultivation methods and conditions  not altogether possible on the  average farm, yet thsy aaggtst  ths peat possibilities of Increased production, By greater  cars In ths selection of seed,  more thorough cultivation, fertilisation, better drainage, th*  average could b* raised by at  lesst one-third. That in itself  would sdd at Ieast.��ie0,000t000  to the annual income ot Canada  from the farm. It would be a  grest service to th* Empire, aad  this is ths year in which to do It  Increase Your Live Stock  Breeding stock us to-day Canada's most valuable assst.   The on*  outstanding feature of the world's farming is that there will soon be  a great shortage of meat supplies. Ssve your breeding stock. Plan  to Increase your live stock. Europe and the United States, aa well as  Canads, will pay higher prices for beef, mutton, and bacon in the very  near future. Do not sacrifice now. Remember that live stock Is  the only bssis for prosperous agriculture. You are farming, not speculating. THURSDAY, 1UB0H 11, '91S  KBtOWNA   RECORD  WATER ACT.  Before the Board of Investigation.  In the matter of all streams flowing into  Okanagan- Lake from the West or Northwest between Coyote Creek and Shorts  Creek inclusive.  A meeting of the Board of Investigation  will be held at the Courthouse in Vernon  on tho 19th day of March, 1915, at two  o'clock in the afternoon.  in the matter of all streams in Townships 10, 14, 20, and 21, Osojoo. Division  of the District of Yale.  A meeting of the said Board will be held  at the Hall at Oyama on Monday the 22nd  day of Match, 1915, at ten o'clock in the  forenoon.  In the matter of all streams flowing into  Okanagan Lake from the West, North of  Bear Creek and South of Short. Creek.  A meeting will be held at Kelowna on  [the 23rd day of March, 1915, at 10 o'clock  in the forenooon.  At the meetings all statements of claim  to water privileges under Acts pasted be.  fore the 12th day of March, 1909, on thoae  respective streams, all objections thereto,  ana the plane prepared for the use of the  board will then be open for inspection.  All persons interested are entitled to in.  apect these, and to file objections thereto  in writing if they deem fit.  At these meeting, claimants who have  not previously done so shell prove their  title to the lands to which their water records are appurtenant. This may be done  by producing, in case of Crown-granted  lands, the title deeds or a Certificate of encumbrance or other evidence of title; or in  the ease of lands not held under Crown  grant; by producing the preemption record,  the agreement of sale, the mining record,  a certificate of search in the Dominion  Land Office, or other documents of title-  Objections will be heard forthwith if the  paity objected to has received sufficient  '  notice of the objection.  The Board at the aaid meeting will determine the quantity of water which may  be used under each record, the further  works which are necessary for such use,  and will set dates for the filing of such  plans of such works and for the commencement and completion of such works.  And whereas there may be persons who  . before the 12th day of March, 1909, were  entitled to water right* on the aaid streams  and yet have not filed statements of their  claims with the board of Investigation, such  persons are required lo file on or before  the 10th day of March, 1915, a statement  aa required by Section 294 of the Water  Act, 1914, or Section 28 of the Water Act  aa amended in 1913. Forme (No. 50 for  irrigation, and No. 51 for other purpose.)  may be obtained from any Government  Agent in the Province.  Dated at Victoria, B.C., the 9th day of  February. 1913;  For the Board of Investigation,  J. F. ARMSTRONG*  Chairman  FERRY-KEUOWNA, OKANAGAN  LAKE  Ferry, Kelowna, Okanagan Lako  In accordance with chapter 85, H.S.  I B.C. 1911, "Ferriea Act," the iwera-  ment of British Columbia invito applications for a charter for n .'eriv to  ply between Kelowna and a ,aaiint on  the Opposite side of Okanatr>\n Lake,  knojvn as Westbank Ferrv Klin.    ,  Applications, endorsed, "TVrdei- for  Ferry, Kelowna, Okanagan Lake,"  will be reoeived bv the Honourable  Minister of Publio Works up ia 12 o'olook, noon on Mondav, the ".'���"nd day  of March,  1915.  The oharter will cover a neriod ox.  pirins on the 31st, March, illill.  The ferry shall make, two trips each  way ovcrv day, weather nermittinif.  The time of departure from and arrival at Kelowna shall be arranged so  that connection can be made wilh thu  Canadian Pacifio Railway Company's  steamers.  Applicant.shall give a description of  the vessel or vessels it is proposed to  use, whioh must conform !n all respects to the requirements ol "The  Canada Shipping Aot, 1906," and  amending aot, f>  All children who are travelling to  and from sohool shall be carried free  of oharge.  Applicants shall state the tolls they  propose to ask for���  Each adult passenger.  Each   child    (not    in arms)  . under  thirteen years.  Eaoh head of cattle/ horse, aiulo, or  donkey, etc.  Each calf, sheep, goat, or swine, etc.  Each   vehicle   with one horse   nnd  driver.  Each oart or wagon with one horse  and driver, loaded.  Each vehicle with two horses and  driver, unloaded. :  Each vehiole, with two horses   ard  driver, loaded.  Each automobile and driver.  Bash parcel of SS lbs., and under.  Freight, per 100 lbs. and under, non  perishable goods.  Freight, per 100 lbs., and ucder,  perisha)le goods.  To the successful apolicant the government of British Columbia will pay  at the expiration i of every three  months of satisfactory service the  sum of 1260.  The government of British Cclun.bia  in not necessarily bound to accept  the lowest or any application submitted.  ,T. E. GRIFFITH,  Deputy   Minister   and Publio Works  Engineer, Department of Publio Works,  Victoria, B.C., 4th March, 191ft.  16-17  Why Germany Wants  Copper  The water rights, maps, and the tabulation, of records will be open for inspection  at the Court-house, Vernon, at 2 o'clock in  the afternoon, on the 19th day of March,  1915, and at the opening of the meetings  at Oyama and Kelowna. 13-6  OKANAGAN DISTRICT  Ferry, Summerland-Noramata,. Oknntt  gun Lake  SYNOPSIS OF COAX MINING  REGULATIONS  Coal mining rights of 'he Lbmiuion  in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, tha Yukon Territory, th* Sat In-  west Territories, and in a portion of  the Province of British Uoliuoui.i, may  be leased for a term of iweity-on*  year* at an annual rantal of 31 an  asm. Not .mora than, 2.6H0 acres  will be leased to one applioant.  Applications for the lass* must bs  mad* by ths applicant in person to  tha Agent or Sub-Agent or the distriot  lb which th* rights applied for are  situated.  In surveyed territdry the land must  be described bv sections, or legal sub  divisions of sections, and in unsurvoy-  ad territory the tract applied for  shall be staked out by the applioant  himself.  Eaoh application must he accompanied by a fee of 85 which will be  refunded if the rights applied for  ars not available, but not otheravisu.  A royalty shall be paid on the merchantable output of the mine at the  rat* of five cents per ton.  The person operating the mine shall  furnish ths agent with sworn returns  accounting for the full quantity of  merchantable ooal mined and pay ths  rovolty thereon. If tho coal minirg  rights are not being operated, such  returns shall be furnished al least  onoe a vear.  The leas* will inoludi the coal mining rights oraly, but the lease* uay  b* permitted to purchase whatever  available surface rights may bs (Considered neoessary for the working of  ths mine at the rate of 110 an acre.  ' For full information annlioation  should be made to th* seoretary of  ths Department of the Interior, Ottawa, or to (he Agent or Sub-Agent  of Dominion lands.  W. W. CORY.  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  N. B.���Unauthorized publication of  thia advertisement will not b* paid for.  In accordance with chapter S>j, K.S.  B.C., 1911 "Ferries Aot", the government of British Columbia invite applications for a charter for a ferry to  ply between Summerland and -i point  on the opposite side of Okanagan Lake  known as Naramata, a distance of  about two miles and three-quarters.  Applications will be reoeivod up to  13 o'olock noon, Monday, 22nii March,  lVlft. ��  The oharter will cover a neriod expiring on tho 31st March, 1916.  The ferry ahall make two trips each  way everv day, weather permitting.  Applicants shall give a description  of the vessel or vessels it is proposed  to use, which must conform in all  respects to the requirements of tho  "Canada Shipping Act" and amending Aot.  Applicants shall stato the Wi'U they  propose to oak for���  Eaoh adult paBsencer.  Each   ehild    (not in arms)     wider  thirteen years.  . Each head of cattle, horse, mule or  donkey, eto.  Each calf, sheep, goat or twiuc, eto.  Eaoh vehicle   with one    iiorse    end  drivor.  Each cart ur wagon with one horse  and driver, loadod.  Each vehiole with two horses and  driver, unloaded.  Eaoh vehicle with two horses     ami I  driver, loaded.  Each automobile and driver.  Eaoh parcel of '25 lbs, and. aimlor.  Freight, per 100 lbs, and under, non  perishable goods.  Freight, por 100 lbs., and under, perishable goods: '  I To the successful applicant the Hov-  ernment ol British Columbia will nav  at the expiration of every Ihri'o  months of satisfactory service lh��sum  of two hundred and fiflv . dollars  (8360).  The government of British Columbia  is not necessarily bound to aaxnnl the  lowest- or any application submitted.  I ,1. E. GRIFFITH,  Denuty    Minister   and Publio Work:--  Engineer. Department of Public "'(arks.  Viotoria, B.C.. 4th Maroh'; 1015.  16-17  Although the chancellor of  the exchequer happily chose the  simile of ''silver bullets" to <���*>���-  plain the economic process^ by  which Germany must Ultimately be defeated, he might, savs  a correspondent of "The Tildes"  with even greater force have  used copper for his illustration,  for as the war progrcrses it becomes more and more evident  that lack of copper will cause  Germ.any the greatest embatass-  ment.  Why this should be so rppears  when we consider the uses    of  copper   in   war material,    for  which   no   possible alternative  exists.   First and foremost,   of  'course, are the cartridge   cases  for   rifles.   The alloy ui copper  and zinc from which rifle   cartridge cases are drawn is so thin  that   the   metal must be verv  pure to   insure   against  flaws.  Then   there   are thfe cartridge  cases for the quick-firers. These  also require the highest quality  of copper and zinc, since    thev  must be exact   to a 500th part  of an "inch and gas tight.     On  shells there are  copper    bands  encircling   the  steel   to ensure  close fitting in the rifling. Pure  copper   is   the only   substance  known to give satisfactory   results.  For field telephones copper  wire is indispensable. Indeed  in the electrical industry generally there is an enormous consumption of copper. The windings on dynamos, for instance,  are all copper. Thousands oi  experiments with alternative  substances have been tried, but  all have failed, Aluminuiti, perhaps, comes nearest, but aluminum cannot be depended, upon,  and certainly for war purposes  its use would not be risked,  though aluminum coated steel  wire for transmission purposes  has in America been parUullv  successful. Still aluminum  could never be used for dvuamou  sinci. electrolysis takes place,  when it breaks almost at once.  In an entirely different sphere  there is a very large consumption of copper in the form of  sulphate of copper for spiayiu  the German vines against tbej  dreaded phylloxera.  One might continue the list  almost indefinitely, but enough  has been said to indicate the  supreme importance of copper  to every nation in time oi war,  and to explain why it is possible to get ��160 paid down in  gold for a ton of copper in anv  form delivered over the German  frontier, although its value in  the 'United Kingdom is only  ��60.  French Bomb That  Freezes  An official note issued bv the 1' ronch  ress bureau declares that the Geimi.n  losses since the beginning -if ihe war  in killed, wounded, siok and minimis  has reaohed the taormo'is tutu. a>f  threo million men. This onlcul-iti tn is  based on tho known casualties in ten  florman regiments.  France has obtained a terrible  new weapon in an air bomb just  brought into use. Its effects are  amazing.  "When it bursts it simply  lays everything out flat," stated one of the airmen using it  "Men go down like ten pins,  buildings collapse like a house  of playing cards, guns arc turned over as if bv some unseen  hand. liven the earth disturl ed  is instantly flattened out by the  same extraordinary waves ot  force.  "Extreme cold is produced at  the moment of explosion, cold  so intense that I felt it invself  when I dropped mv first bomb  at a he ght of about Son feet.  It fell on a section of Germans  bivouacking in a field. 1 estimate that at least thirty men  were killed within the area of  the explosion. Had they ��� been  massed more densely move of  them would have been killed.  "Death from these bombs is  almost instantaneous jwir.g to  the intense cold and concussion.  The bomb is similar in size  and weight to the dynamite  bomb hitherto used with great  effect. The material composing  it, which is simple, can be conveyed to any air base, and the  bomb can be filled by the airman or his assistants before he  starts.  In addition to the air bomb,  French airmen have four terrible weapons of destruction iu  use:      '  The steel    arrows, six incite;*;  long, grooved to ensure straight  downward    flight,    about    tin  ounce in weight and carried in a  box which launches 1000 at   a |  time.' Dropped from an average '  flying   height one of these will  go clear through a rider and his  hoiae.  Thc airmen carrv several  thousands on each flight.  The quick firing mr gun.  which has accounted [or manv  of the enemy's machines.  The shell pistol, a lucky shot  from which will put a Zeppelin  out of action.  The dynamite bomb, weighing  40 pounds, often used ior blowing-up bridges.   o   An order in council allowing all Chinese now absent from Canada to remain awav until sis months after the'  war has closed has been passed by tho  goverumont. Such Chinese will be  able to return without nnvini? ' ''���" P��H  tax. Chinamen under ordinary coi.di-  tions, are allowed to remain twelve  months out of the country without being subieet to* the payment of the  paill tax aaf {WOO on return.  Linoleums andj  Carpets     j  We have a splendid stock of Choice Designs  in Floor Coverings and would like you to  call and look them' over.   Nothing  will help your Spring Cleaning  more than to replace that  old,   worn-out   carpet'  with a .new one  Kelowna Furniture Co.  "Kelowna Record " Office :'i (J  The place to take the job you want ���' Printed Nicely'  Every step counts these Hard Times  It will pay you to take a few steps on Water Street to  get a Bargain at the  Second-Hand Store   I  I'll Guarantee   You From 10 to 50 per ���  cent, on every purchase* you make  I have the most varied assortment of Household Goods in  Kelowna. Come in and inspect the goods, it will, pay you for  your trouble.   A line of China and  Crockery always in stock  A. E. COX      . SECOND-HAND STORE  Constantinople will not bo bombard-  od, says a London despatch. Tho Old  Turku sont word to England that if  the Anglo-French fleet aucoajds in  battering its way through Jh�� Dardanelles and steams toward Constantinople, thoy will (Iee to Asia in order  lo save the historic citv from destruction. This statement was made by a  high oflicial of the British go/ernment  Rumors are current that the Russians  will In- permit.cd by the Allies to take  possession of Pnra, a suburb of Con*  stunt inonlo. but that tho Dardanelles  will Imj declared neutral.  COAL  COAL  TV  PER TON  Famous Taber Lump - $ 10.50  Peisylvania Egg - 17.00  Pensylvania Stove - 17.00  Pensylvania Nut -   17.00  Phone  66  CASH MUST ACCOMPANY ORDERS  ���    W.HAUG  P.O. Box  166  m  Twmm  "Our community thinks our railway  oughter furnish a couple more trains  per day. We're going to take the mutter to the legislature too."  "But verv Jew people in vour com  munitv aver travel."  "Maybe not. But we like to <eo the  ears co by.  DUVEEN BROTHERS PAY vSOME f4,ooo,ooo FOR MORGAN  TORCElyAINS  The Morgan collection ot porcelains is undoubtedly ihe mos,.  comprehensive in the world, the piece de resistance of the lot  I being the famour red hawthorn vuse, believed to be the only ,.uc  ��� of its kind in existence. Us value was placed at more than  I fioo.ooo some vears ago. The collection contains many other  i pieces of rare beauty.  Ask Her.  Ask the woman whose home ia an Ideal of  homliness, of good management and. economy,  how she keeps potted on the beat method* of doing things, of the bett thing* to wear and the  mott healthful and nutritiout food to terve the  family. She will tell you that the reads the  advertisements. Her example it a good on to  follow. The merchant who appreciates the custom of tuch thrifty prosperous housewives, will  appeal to them through their source of information, the advertising columnt of thit paper. aaaaaaataaa.  KELOWNA   RECORD  THUHSI1AY, HABCH U, JSlfi  The Kelowna Land &  Orchard Co., Ltd.  flacorpor.iad 1904)       Proprietors of the Priests' Orchard  NURSERY  STOCK  We are now taking orders for  all Commercial Varieties  THE RANCH  Blacksmithing done.     Weighbridge.    Oat. crushed.    Fence po.ta, Milk,  Potatoes. Apples, ficc, for Sale.  Apply to the Ranch Manager or Ranch Office.   Phone 2202; P.O. Box 209  OFFICE HOURS:  City Office: 9 to 12; 1.30 to S throughout the week.  Ranch Office; 9 to 12 ; I to 5.30, excepting Thursday, doling at 12 noon.  P.O. BOX 580  Belgo-Canadian Block  PHONE 5  O.K. LUMBER CO., Ltd.  Are now completely equipped to tupply all  your lumber needs.  We have a large ttock of local and  coast  ROUGH AND FINISHING LUMBER  of high-grade quality and in aplendid condition.  A complete line of  DOORS AND   WINDOWS  LATH AND SHINGLES  I Want to Say  that when we intimate that we Repair Leather Goods, we mean  EVERYTHING made of Leather���including Harness, Boots  and Shoes, Grips, Leggings, Belts, &c,  If it is made of Leather we can repair it  THOMLINSON, Harnesimaker  Phone  WATER STREET  KELOWNA  Next door to 25c Store  347  "MADE ft CANADA"  Ford Runabout  Price $540  Prices of. other Ford cars are:  Five-Passenger Touring Car $590;  Two-Passenger Coupelet, $850,  Five-Passenger Sedan, $1150. All  cars fully equipped, including electric headlights. Prices F.O.B. Ford,  Ont. Buyers of all Ford cars will  share in our profits if we sell 30,000  cars between August I, 1914, and  August 1,1915. All Ford cars are  on exhibition at  BURBANK MOTOR CO. - KELOWNA, B.C.  Vrd  TOWN ARID COUNTRY NOTES  Mitra WUina Troadgold is visitiiijr  MitjH   Uiklu    Clarke in Vernon     this  week. l  * *   *  Mist, li. Harris left on W.rxlnesJay  morning for tho coast where she expects to icuiuin permanently.  * *    *  Mr. und .Mrs. Glen Ives, who bave  boen spending a low daya in the city  among tritmds and relatives returned  to their homo in Armstrong yesterday.  * tt      w  Chief Fraaer, of the nrovineial police  force, uf  Vernon was in the city yes  terdiiy on business.  * tt    *  Tho annual mooting of -he Gclf  club will be held on Saturday. A'arch  13th tit 3 p.m., in the board of tiade  room.  tt    tt    ��-  The monthlv meeting of the Country  Girl's Hospital Aid will be held at  Miss Dykes', l'ark avenue on Saturday  March 13th at 3 o'clock.  tt    *   *  Tho Farmers' Instituto will bold crop  comiwtitiona in corn and 2 year-old  alfalfa, several entries are already in,  Particulars can be obtained from the  secretary. IL. L. Ward.  tt    tt    �����  Have you Boen the display of specimens of tho various fruit pests und  other interesting plant crow ths. 'Iliese  and the method of control can lip seen  in thc Farmers' Instituto rending room  at anv time.  tt    tt    tt"  Tho Kelowna Benevolent Sochtv acknowledges with thanks 1*6.30 taken  in Mr. Crawford's store with Bpeoial  thanks to Mr. 1'rowso and Mil titter,  for looking after Bame, also the sum  of 819.00 last month by friends g:ven  to the president for the Bociety.  tt    tt    �����  The F(|unl Franchise League treels  on Thuraday, March ISth, at -S p.m.,  at the house of Mr. and Mrs. Gore.  Discussion on "Is democracy a failure?" opened by Mr. Mathie. All interested aro wolcome.  tt    tt    tt  Mr. Chas. H. Francis of New Westminster is visiting friends in Kelowna  and other lako points. Ho is hoping  to come here'and start a largo genet al  dry goodB store. tjf>  tt    tt    tt  The annual goneral meeting oi the  Kelowna Growers' Exchange ia called  for Wednesday, March 24th .it 'J a.m.,  in Raymer's hall. Tho Hrinoin*il busi-  neaa will be the receiving of reports of  directors and balance sheet, the appointment of directors for the year,  and the diacuaaion of future policy.  At a director's meeting of the Farmers' Institute Mr. John Leathley and  Mr. A. Fatterson were appointed as a  committee to make arrangements for  holding a Hoy's and Girl's potato  growing competition in the iCelowna  district. Frizes aro offered jn connection with the Farmers' Institute. Fuller particulars will be riven later.  ���*   #   tt  The "Willing Workers" are holding a  "Patriotio At Homo" at the baptist  church on Thursday ovening, March 18  at 8 o'clock. Songs, recitations, etc.,  aro being provided. Everybody ^welcome. No special admission, but a  collection in aid of tho churoh funds  will bo taken. Como and bring your  friends, all are welcome.  tt    tt    tt  On St. Patricks Day, Wednesday.  March 17th, an afternoob nnd evening  tea will bo given by Meadames Thompson, Curts and Knitrht at the home of  tho latter. A trood musical program  haa been arranged, and liifht refreshments and ice croam will bo served.  The proceeds of a voluntary otTerinir  will be divided between tho Ladies'  Aid and the Benevolent Soeiolv.  Dr. Knox left Tuesday lor a visit to  Halcyon Hot Springs.  # *    #  Mr. and Mrs. Alex Cowan returned  Saturday from the ooast ..> resume  possession of their ranoh at Ponvoulin.  tt    tt    tt  Church of Kn land services will be  held next Sunday morning at 3 o'clock  ul Ukunagan Mission and at East  Kelowna in tlio afternoon nt 3 o'olook.  # tt    tt  Mr. and Mrs. T* lienwiok arrived by  Monduy's boat from Vancouver and  were accorded a welcome greeting irom  many old friends. Hr. Renwiok will  take up his farm at the Mission again.  # *    #  The price of stumping powder which  is supplied to members of the Farmers' institute ai a reduced tale has  advanced GO cents a box on acoount  of tho war,  ��   tt   ��  A supply of spray calendars and a  number of other bulletins havo arrived  and may be obtained from the secretary ol the Farmers' Institute,  �����   *   �����  Night Constable Gibb, ia amine of  Louie Demarco, who was brought be-  fore Magistrate Weddell this wtek and  committed for trial at the spring as  sizes left for Kamloops With the j ri-  soner on Wednesday morning.  # tt    tt  The services in the Presbyterian  church next Sunday will be conducted  by tho Kev. S. Everton, B.U., principal of Okanagan College, Sumnerland.  # ��   *  Mr. Jas. Brydon, the government  fruit inspector left on Wednesday on  a ahort visit to the Yakima arrl We-  natehee districts to investigate fruit  pests in the States.  ��-   *   ��  Mr, Ben Hoy was in town 'his week  inspecting onions in stornge here for  experiment  to find  out best  timo    to  ill them. Those pulled last had ktpt  best, being riper.  tt   #   �����  Th�� Bov. Thomas Greeno retu/uodon  Friday from the coast where he had  been cttonding the ceremony of consecration of the now Bishop of Kootenay. Mrs. Greene remained for a few  days longer visiting friends.  # #    tt  Tho Debating Society meets Fiiday  ovening at 8 o'clock in the old school  when the subject, "That more opportunity should be given for re'iroation  on Sunday" will be discussed. Mr. X'.  E. Corby takes the affirmative and  Mr. A. F. McKenzie the negatWo.  ��   ��    ��  Mrs. Kattenbury was informed by  telegram from Spokane yesterday with  the distressing news that her brother  Viotor had been killed there. The  young man was in Kelowna last August at tho wedding of Mr. and Mrs.  Kattenbury  # *   �����  The Women's Auxiliary of St, Michael and All Angels ohuroh .vill hold  thoir annual meeting on Frid-iy of  next week, March 19th. Corporate  communion will be celebrated at 10.30  o'clock in the morning, and in the afternoon the business meeting will be  held in the Farish haU at 3 o'clock.  A large attendance of assocUte and  working members is earnestly letiuest-  od to be present.  # *   #  Monday was Japanese night at the  Baptist Young People's meeting. The  ohuroh was decorated to look )ike a  Japafleee tea garden and an interesting program was contributed lo by  Misses Bessie Duggan and Ida Keekie,  (dialogue): Miss Dorothy Evans (eong  Japanoso lullaby): Mrs. Knowles diaper, "Curious factB about Japan"):  und Mrs. Evans (paper "Religions of  the Orient"). Refreshments -vrre served at the close of the program. Neat  Monday a lecturo on Tolstoy is to be  uivon by tho Kev. J. C. Switzer.  A GRIEF STRICKEN FAMII/y  A grief stricken French mother and her children return to  their war ravaged home in eastern France. The father had been  killed on the battlefield and their little home reduced to  ruins bv the German shells.  SPRING GOODS  For the Farm and Garden  The Spring weather will soon be on us and  every Farmer should get his equipment  ready to take advantage of an early start.  John Deere Plows, Spring  Tooth and Disk Harrows,  Lever and Diamond Harrows  Comb Seeders & Cultivators  FARM SEEDS  Timothy, Clover and Alfalfa  POULTRY SUPPLIES  Pratts Reliable Poultry Food  Baby Chick Food (Specially for young  chicks); Poultry Regulator, Lice   Killer,  Roup Tablets, Etc., Etc.  W. R. Glenn & Son  Pendozi st. & Lawrence Avenue - KELOWNA  PHONE 150  We Have Funds to Invest  on First Mortgages  HEWETSON and MANTLE, Ltd.  GLENMORE FRUIT LANDS  Situated within one half mil* of town, aad being  about loo (aet above tha lake, it-commands a beautiful view of tha town, lake and surrounding country.  Ideal Fruit Soil. Abundance of Water.  Close to Town and Market.  There is only one GLENMORE. Don't miss tha op.  portunity of .electing a few acres of this desirable  property.  The Central Okanagan Lands, Ltd.  KELOWNA, B.C.  SEEDS!     SEEDS!!  Read Cash Prices on Seasonable Seeds in Bulk Packages  Red Clover.   No I.   Per Ib 30c  Timothy Seed No. I.   Per lb 15c  Alfalfa Seed No. I.  Per Ib 27c  LawnCrasa.   No. I. Per Ib 40c  White Dutch Clover.   Per Ib 60c  Sweet'Peas.   Fine mixed. Peros. ..10c  Scarlet Runner Beans. Per lb 40c  Sugar Beet   l-lb. pkg 30c  Mangold Seed.  Per Ib 30c  Corn, Early White Cory. Per Ib.... 15c  Corn. Stowe Evergreen. Per lb. ..15c  Peas, American Wonder.   Per Ib. ..20c  Government Stendard Flower and Garden Seede in lithographed 5-cent  packages. The Seed Control Act requires that each packet bear the date  of the year in which it wae (illsd and eeme is stamped on every package  to assure you of Fresh Seed. We have every variety ef Flower and Vege.  table Seeds in 3c and 10c package..  Seeds  for Cash  Only  Swift'. Jewel Lard.   Excellent quality   ���  3-lb. pail, 43c; 5-lb. pall, 75c,  10-lb. pail, $1.50  Spratt'e Dog Biscuit, per sack 65e  Calabar Puppy Biscuit, per sack 65c  D. D. CAMPBELL  Phone Three Oh I  Phone Three Oh I THURSDAY, MARCH 11, M5  KELOWNA   RECORD  'V "������  More Real Bargains  for the People  the real Cash at Rae's  Selling out Richmond's Stock  Several more catalogue buyers turned  into home customers. Our selling out  Cut Prices defy all eastern competition,  and while this sale lasts you can save  money on every article you buy from  us, as we buy and sell for Cash only  and buy up many stocks at 50c on the  dollar, which enables us to sell goods in  many cases for less than wholesale.  We expect another stampede this weekend for the bargains we are offering in  every department. We have just received a large shipment of  Wash Goods and  Ladies' White Wear  to be sold at cut prices, and if you are  fair to your own interests you cannot  afford to stay from this sale. Compare  our values and make us prove every  statement. We are here at your service  to save you money on your merchandise  bill. We cannot tell at present how long  we will continue selling goods in this  way as some merchant may take the  whole business any day as it is on the  market for sale. Space permits showing  of but a fraction of the lines we offer:  Mr. Rae has just  bought out the  family shoe store  on GrandvilleSt.  Vancouver, at a  very low rate on  the dollar, and  we expect some  lines down h  .ere  for quick clearance. Your own  money's worth  and a-half more  is our motto dur-  ing th  us sale.  We advise all  customers to  fill their present and future wants as  this opportunity may  quickly pass  Men's Furnishings  50 Men's Suits, made from English and  Scotch Tweeds. Half Price while they list  Boys' Suits,   All sizes up to 30, at Half  Pries.   Now is the time to buy.  Men'a Shirta.   Reg. $1.25, $1.50, (or 95c  Men'a Heavy Shirta. Reg. $ 1.75, $2, for.,$l.15  Men'a Cashmere Soz.   Reg.   35c,  40c and  50c valuea, (or 25c  Men's Canvas Gloves.    Reg. 15c 7^C  Men's Ties.    Reg. 50c, 25c  Men's Handkerchiefs. Reg, 10c and   15c...5c  Men'a Underwear in all makes and  weights.  Reg. $1.50 and $2 each. 75c  Men's $2.50 Hats.    Sale price  $1.25  750 yds. Curtain Nets at Half Price:  Reg. 50c cut.to 25c  ,,   60c ,     30c  ,    75c ..38c  5 doz. Bud Spreads, Marseilles, Honeycomb, &c.,reg.$2,$2.25,$2.50,at $1.35  40 doz. Turkish Towels, large size, reg.  50c and 60c values, cut to, pair 35c  Boot and Shoe Dept.  Boys' good solid leather boots.    Reg1. $3 and  $3.50 $2.25  Boya' Box Calf boots.    Reg. $3 $1.95  Men'a High Cut English Kip boots, with naila  and without.   Reg. $6    $3.75  Men'a Cowhide Working Boots.   Back to the  land boots.    Reg. $3 $1  Men'a Box Culf Boots.   Coodyear welt. Reg,  $6.00 and $6.50 $2.95  Men's Slippeia.    Reg. $1 and $1.25 65c  Men's fine vi.-i kid boots, leather lined.   Reg.-  $3.75. for $2.50  Men's long rubber hip boots. Reg. $8 $4.50  Ladies' i"eg. $2.50 Strap Slippers, in all  sizes, for $1.50  650 yds. Silesias (linings), reg. 12.1c and  15c, cut to, per yd 5c  50 doz. Lad ies' black cashmere Hose, all  sizes. Good value 40c at,per pr. 25c  60 prs. Sheets, full size, English'manufacture. Special $2.75 pair, cut to..$1.65  Visit the store to-morrow and share in the wonderful values we are  giving, and if you feel pessimistic we will turn yon into an optimist with a  parcel and a smile. Mr. Calder says we will kill thc catalogue mail order  business as dead as a door-nail if we k<*ep selling at these prices.  JAMES RAE  BARGAIN STORE FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY  Editor Kelowna Record.  Dear   Sir,���In vour periodical  of the i8th ult., appeared a. letter over  the signature of 1). V.  Kerr in reference to the atebate  held in your city oh prohibition.  The   excessive or moderate use  "of the   stimulant is condemned  by both parties. Intemperance is  a   curse to all  civilized nations  and   the   friends of total    abstainers for the past half   century have been making an ofir.rt  to   stop   the    tide  of ihiijUl'.v  which towers, head and shoulder  above   most if   not   all  oilier  evils.     The   abstainers    party  which   consists  of ministers of  all   denominations,   with members of their respective ci:ng" ligations, with few exception:) are  interested in ameliorating     the  suffering   conditioos   of    mm-  kind in promoting some tempt)  ance reformation.    The temperance   friends have been making  good   headway in both Canada  and the United States and eventually   will   succeed,   not-v;lh-  standing the opposition by manufacturers, wholesale   and retail  dealers in the traffic and many  who   profess   to   be   moda-r.ite  drinkers.   These    nobel licensed  victuallers      while     professing  much horror of drunkenness will  never spend an hour together to  discuss any scheme or matter !o  do away or abolish drunkenness  but they are most active,     enthusiastic and energetic   in opposing everv plan that has been  put forward in the interest     of  temperance organizations.   The  Duncan Act, Scott Act,    Local  Option was bitterly opposed and  E. King Dodd, was engaged at  SSo a night to plead their cause.  To pav S8o a night the)'   must  have been thoroughly aroused to  the    fact that the    temperance  party was adopting a most unwise course to obtain their ends,  or else King Alcohol would receive such a blow that he Would  fail to score his usual number of  victims.    Mr. Kerr   is .a   good  speaker and eloquent oiat or and  if he could only be converted to  the righteousness of prohibition  he would be a host in the temperance armv that would fairly  route the enemies' cati'.p  I know  that some look upon drink as a  social virtue and that it br;ngs  out the fine qualities in the man  and     when    Mr.     Kerr   mentions    social    drinkim".   light,  warmth,     companionship   and  mutual    treating,    am    I   to  infer     that     he     c nsidc-s   a  jovial   good   place   fair   vajun*  men to  "Spend their ev> u-mos n  is Hie   barroom.   I think il   a  bad place.   I   know it   to'h .ve  been   the   ruination   of    many  bright young   men.   If a   good  place for males it should be for  females.     How    many   of you  good    moderate drinkers would  like   to   have    your wives olid  daughters having a good   lime  at the bar.   Such   refining   influence cred.led to tiie |*,ir could  well be dispensed with.  Now as to outbreaks that cannot be helped when under the  influence of strong drink. I  know of kindly disposed and  good meaning men who are  turned into demons when drunk.  I could give hosts of instances  but will mention one. A youty  Englishman was sent to this  country, his parents were wealthy and would remit all lhe  money he could make use a>f. 1 Ie  was a fine looking young man,  cultured, good company and he  would make a call at your home  and was most pleasant, but  when under the influence nl liquor vou would think he would  be a fit subject for the lunatic  asylum.  It was also mentioned iu the  debate that it was a rare  thing in Germany, to see a man  drunk. Thc Germans in a certain district that I kuow, * w ith  the exception of verv few drink  to excess and quite a few expired when drunk. Whiskey in  abundance at, their weddings  and generally a noisy lime and  assaults. Some men can drink  moderately but it is impossible  for others? These Mr. K. thinks  we should study as how best to  treat them. He thinks prohibition would not rlo it. I think  prohibition would produce results bevond our most &an��uin"  expectations. It was not claimed in that debate that it would  entirely root out drink, -my  more than the law against murder was a guarantee that murders would be at an end. I  know of men who drink to excess and it is so hard for  them   to resist when in    com  pany where treating is going on  only wish it was out of their  reach and would gladly vote for  prohibition. One gentleman, who  would vote for prohibition was  proud his two sons were abstain  ers and had been on the water  wagon for three months at, a  time but in times of temptation  would fall. I have seen horrors  and outrages more than I ca..  describe. Property wastcd.like  dew before the. morning sUn.  Bright, strong young men physically and many .dear friends  victims to strong drink. Oiten  wc hear of depredations, perpetrated by men paralyzed with  drink. An American orator  says it fills our jails, crowds  our penitentiaries and furnishes  thc victims for the scaffold. Thc  poet no doubt knew what he  was talking about when he said:  "The cholera, the plague or  the sword, such ruin never  wrought,  As I in mirth, on the innocent  have brought;  And still I breathe upon th>m  and they shrink before    my  breath,  And year by   year, thousands  tread    the    dusty   way   of  death."  Some   of   thc debaters airing  their eloquence   thoupht il preposterous   to sweep the    whole  Dominion with one blow.   What  has   Russia    just   been   doimr?  With one stroke of the pen one  hundred and sixty millions heve  been put on the water     wagon.  Such a   reformation  never preceded it.     No doubt it  is    unparalleled in "the annals of   the  world.  The national drink of Russia  is said to be more deadly than  that of other nations and deadens the brain of the nation.  Drink was the national curse of  Russia and she never experienced a sober dav until the sale of  vodka was prohibited. After  the few months trial there was  general rejoicing and it is n iw  most emphatically stated that  it is there to stay. Those who  have been m'ost injured arc the  most enthusiastic over thc result. Thc men who were in  such a condition as to beggar  description, are now -leant?  dressed well fed, clothed and in  their right mind, with money in  tneir pockets.  Thc revenue has always  been      a great        bugaboo  with the rum party. When W.  E. Gladstone was waited upon  by a deputation of brewers who  wanted to know how he was jgo-  ing to raise the revenue if pr,>H-  bition was enforced, his reply  was that with a sober community, not wasting their earnings,  he had no fear with regard to  the revenue, The revenue does  not trouble Russia in the le.irt  if the nation is poorer the subjects are richer and sober and  sober for thc first time in their  national existence. The eflicieicy  of lhe subjects will more tl an  compensate for thc deficient revenue. War is most terrible, but drink has been a much  greater curse to Russia. If thc  war has brought about the great  reformation it would be some  compensation for the war. One  writer has said "if men die that  others might live, surely   thev   ���       MC0JITI  ���    II <<BSCS*smmmmWmfl0mmW  sume few aver dreamed of audi  a reformation in Russia, Unsaid that W. T. Stead, that  grand and distinguished Eaglish  man who went down with the  Titanic said itt 1893 tha * in less  than 25 years Russia would  have prohibition. I cannot  conceive how anv intelligent  person can compare the drunken  Russia of the past with the sober Russia of the present and  not favor prohibition, -"ho'ild  other nations not follow this  noble example of Russia? If we  had prohibition in our Dominion,, the world would be brighter  and the subjects better. Such a  transformation would gladden  the hearts and cheer the homes  of many and not tne least the  many who have appetites thev  can't control. Sober men 1 are  wanted in every occupation, mo  fession and avocation in life.  There is a weight of inefficiency  .to all who indulge. Numbers  regret ever having become.addicted to strong drink. I know  one bank manager with verv  few equals and no superiors dismissed for frequently visiting  that convivial place, the bar.  Young men, abstain from  drink. It in no way makes you  more respectable or raises vou  in the scale of moral excellence,  and you certainly run a risk of  being materially wronged. Take  my advice to totally abstaiu  from all intoxicating drinks and  I will stake my reputation as a  prophet that you will never regret it in time, or in the countless ages of eternity. The temperance friends are gaining considerable ground, making sure  progress, adding to their numbers. We have the drunkaid'.-  wife, the drunkard's children  and God and humanity on our  side.  Twenty-eight vears ago I was  in Detroit when an attempt was  made to pass prohibition in  the state of Michigan. Ladies  took {he platform against the  enemy. The women in this c<tv  are doing a good 'work. "The  voung ladies or girls as vou iike  to call them, in the Methodist  church a few nights ago scored  the liquor system in good st<ie.  I hope the day is not far distant when this monster of all  evils will be driven from our  land, banished from our shores  and buried in a deep grave without thc remotest hope of a resurrection.  A PROHIBITIONIST  RUSSIAN PROVERBS  do not die for nothing." I pre- ter.  Thc Russian language is particularly rich in proverbs���of  brevity, directness, and oiten-  tiincs dry humor. Here are a  few:  God waits long, but uits hard.  Modesty is a maiden's necklace.  Sorrow kills not, but blights.  Be born neither wise nor fair,  but lucky.  Poverty is not a sin, but it is  twice as bad.  A visible girl is of copper, an  invisible one of silver.  Long arc women's locks, but  short are women's wits.  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Westbank 11.30 a.m.  The New York Times publishes a communication from a neutral naval olliccr, which is, in  part, as follows:  There has been a tendency of  late in the American, English  and neutral press to criticize  the English naval strategy, end.  to imply that the English naw  has not shown the efficiency expected of it. I wish to show  what the British navy has accomplished, the requirements of  British naval strategy, and thc  difficulties under which the British naw operates. For what  the English naw has accomplished the British people bhould  feel the greatest gratitude.  As loner as the sea is .>pcn lathe Allies, and closed to the  Germans, the certainty .if German defeat can be safelv presumed and vise versa. England  and France, by their own admission, would be compelled to  sue for peace in short order,  were thev to lose control o! lho  sea. I shall show that German,  is doomed to defeat if British  naval strategy keeps control of  the sea.  As this war will eventually be  one of economic, financial and  military exhaustion, Germany,  lacking control oi the sea, is  bound to be lhe first belligerent  to become exhausted,-for the  Allies have the resources oi the  whole world to draw oil, with  the exception of Germany and  Austria-Hungary. As yet Germany and AusLia-Hangar,  have been living on the -.applies  ou hand at the beginning oi the  war, but very soon their sup  plies of raw material lor manufacturing purposes will be exhausted and every Jay wil!  bring additional pressure Lorn  their manufacturers to conclude  peace.  Germany has completely lott  her export trade, and, wnat is  even more important, is unable  to import the raw material���  about $700,000,000 worth��� absolutely necessary nol -only for  export trade, but also for home  consumption. Moreover, about.  j6,oo,ooo,ooo worth of provisions are annually imported into Germany. German manufacturing must have practical'-  ceased, except, of course, manu-  faclurcs oi munitions of war 01  material necessary lo carry an.  war, such as railroad supplies,  clothing, etc. And the almost  complete destruction of German  manufacturing affects most pro  foundly the taxing powers ol  the government. Germany de  pends for revenue'on the income  taxes, and taxes on manufacture and sale of beer, wines, liquors and tobacco. The revenue  from every one of these sources  is at least cut in half, and the  financial markets of the world  are closed to her by the operation of sea power.  In the present war on land the  Lord is on the side having a  preponderance of heavy artillerv  and artillery ammunition, Tin-  Allies have heretofore beiat deficient in heavy artilhr and  have at all times been subjected  to a heavy artillery fire which  they have been unable lo it-  turn. Moreover, Germiiaiv 1 od  accumulated, in times ol peace,  enormous reserve supplies of artillerv ammunition, enough, In  fact to last for about 6 months,  or, at the most, nine months in  the ease of a war on two ftouis.  After about June 1, iyi*;, Germany will have to aeiy ,,n lie  daily- output of artill-vy tiiniaiu-  nition. At about the same :.i lu  tho Allies should be on ah civility with Germany as regards  heavy guns and should have her  under a heavy disadvantage as  the whole world will 1�� manufacturing shrapnel and common  shell for thorn to blow the Germans out of their trenches.  Bv June, 1915, the supply of  ammunition expected daily bv  the Allies can be easily double  the Austrian and Gorman output. It will then be possible for  the Allies to use their preponderance of infantrv, and with  the first general retreat in Belgium and France, Germanv mm 11  begin to realii-c that she cannot  conquer the world in arms, for  she cannot break the inexorable  influence of English sea power  which will have made possible  this concentration of men and  resources aiminst her.  I think I have established in  contention     that   the   British  navy   has kept control of    the  sea, has so far prevented the ab  solute defeat of the Allies, and  will, unless its power be broken  eventually force Germany 10  terms. Let us now examine the  strategy of England and Germany. The result will-bo, 1  think, to demonstrate that England's strategy has been of a  high order, in view of her difficulties.        *-  England is compelled (1) to  watch with increasing vigilance,  nit'ht and dav, the two outlets  (rom the Nyorth Sea���many hundreds of miles apart���the English Channel to the south and  the wide stretch of several hundred miles between {Scotland  and Norway to the north; (21  lo maintain a line or line of  scouts from Denmark to Holland, so as to prevent a surprise  attack; (.') to stop and examine  all merchant shipping passing  through those waters; (4) to  convey English troops and supply ships to France; ij-jio chase  and destroy German commerce  raiders; (6) to watch all neutral ports in which German  merchant ships are lving 1  lo prevent the invasion of ling-  land by Germany by uuarding  a tremendous length of English  coast lino so that the menace lo  the German fleet, ttfanspo  and supply ships will be so  ureal thai raids will be few and  far between, and so that lhe  lime spent by thc raiding fleets  will be insufficient to land anv  troops, artillery, and supplies  (S) to prevent thc Belgian po !  from being used as submarm:  bases, and to assist the extreme  left of the Allies on tho Belgia 1  coast; (ii) to keep several hundred trawlers engaged in dragging for mines laid by ships Hying a neutral flag, and to lav  mines themselves oil the German coast.  The dilliculties under which  the British navy operates are  tremendous. To carry out the  necessities of their strati  whieh I have already outliueii,  requires lo a certain extent a  division of their forces, in the  North Sea the temperature ,s.  during the winter frequently below zero, and onlv six hours of  daylight, owing lo heavy fogs  and snow storms which prevail  during a large part ol the time.  No man knows whether or nol  the next moment mav be his  lasl, whether or not in a twinkling of an eye he mav be dump  ed into the icy depths, 'ihe .repair, supply, and coalin" of thia  enormous fleet is a problem ol  great difficulty, for tho forces at  sea must nover be seriously  weakened.  Taking intaa consideration lhe  fact that manv eminent otltc'ura  including Sir Percy Scott, the  father aif modem gunnery,' stated before the war that the submarine had ma(Je the battleship  obsolete; that England is 01 necessity forced to divide hor fleet  that hor superiority lo the Germans, in dreadnoughts is on  five to three; that tho Gormans  aro able to make a sortie .at .iuv  moment bv day or night iu concentrated force; that tho Kng-  llsh fleet is in tho position (af a  man with his arms bound, unable lo strike back, but ie'-ltnjf  sure that tlio hour of vetieoaueej Hah fleet,  will soon be nigh; that l.ngland'iis duty.  French Section Would  Have Signed Peace  Ah article published in the  'Democrate de Dclemonf and  reproduced in several Paris papers by consent of the government censors states that previous to the battle of tiie fclarue  a party existed in France which  was ready to sign a peace, at  the same time ceding to Germany the towns of Briey and  Nancy, French Lorraine, the island of Madagascar and thc pro  lectorate of Morocco, as well  as paying an indemnity. Gen.  .Jolire, the French commander-  in chief: president Poincare and  most of the cabinet ministers,  were opposed to the plan, bit  the situation became so tense  as to necessitate the resignation  of Adolphe Messimy as minister  of war and the formation of a  ministry of national defence.  After the battle of the Marne  the Germans proposed peace  through ex-premier Joseph Caillaux, offering to eive up the  provinces of Alsace and Lorraine with thc exception of  Strassburg, receiving in ex  chan-e a small zone on the  North Sea Coast, extending  from Calais to Dunkirk. France  in addition, was to acknowledge  the annexation of Belgium by  Germany. The answer to this  proposal was the signing of a  convention by the allies to make  no separate peace. After this  M. Caillaux was anpointed to  an important position in the  pay corps, but later was relieved of this post and sent on a  mission to Brazil.  The spreading of wood ashes  unon land has beneficial effect  upon tho soil, the potash content being an excellent fertilizer.  Ah, my poor man, said the  benevolent old lady, I suppose  you are often pinched bv want  and hunger are you not?  Yessum, and cops.  still is mistress of the seas und  has been able to carry out ever*  part of her program���all this  seems to prove that English naval strategy and efficiency have  been of a Midi order.  Those amateur strategists 111  England who demand that thc  Knglish should charge madly  ovor mine* fields to get at the  Germans, simply ask England  to commit suicide as a nation,  for time works on the side of  the Allies. The situation of the  Allies does not render the taking of chances necessary, but  criminal; a policy of watchful  waiting must be pursued. When  a few noneoiubatants in an unfortified town arc killed, the  English should remember that  millions upon millions a.e suffering in France, Poland, Belgium, and Galieia, and give  their fleet the deepest confidence  and gratitude, for in the Eng-  every   man ii> doing  .   u\  MOROCCANS ON* THEIR WAY TO THE FRONT  Thc change of climate has caused great suffering among  thc Moroccan troops. They feel thc cold very much and project themselves while on the march with great native cloaks.  SpmgArrivakin  Millinery  We are opening up every week new arrivals of the latest and  moat up-to-date Millinery models.   Your inspection is cordially  invited at all timea  Spring  Wash  Goods  Wash Goods are here  in great profusion for your  Summer Frocks.  Ginghams  Plain, Checks and Stripes,  all faat colors, at. 15c yd.  Better quality in large  assortment of different  weavea, at  20c yd.  Smart Black  and White Prints  15c yd.  Crepe Cloth  with Silk Stripe, in colors  of Mauve, Blue, Pink, Sand  and White, at 50c yd.  Large assortment of other Wash Gooda too numerous to mention  h  erman  Hunt  Dry Goods Store  Kelowna  li*llllWf"li)lili|iwiwiiiiiiii��iyiuiiiiii.  Do Not Leave the  Receiver Off.  Some person may want to do business with you.  Do you, Mr. Merchant, realize that when you  cease to advertise you are leaving the receiver  off? 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EDMUND CORBY  Member ol the B.C. Society ol Archltecta  Architect  Kalowna. B.C.  P.C. Bo*. 509  ARTHUR F. PELTON  ARCHITECT  i P.O. box 531 Phone 4602  Kelowns, B.C.  [ C. Harvey, BA. Sc��� CE, D.LS.. B.C.I..S..  CHARLES   HARVEY,  I CIVIL ENGINEER and   LAND  SURVEYOR.  Kelowna,   B. C.  Phone 147. P.O. Box 231  PIANOFORTE  MR. HAROLD  TOD  BOYD  i has resumed his teaching clstees and will  ��� ���eeive pupils as beiore in his studio-  Trench Block, Kelowna.  P.O. box 374  RICHARD H. PARKINSON  BRITISH COLUMBIA LAND  SURVEYOR. ���: '  CIVIL ENCINEER  P.O. BOX 137  KELOWNA  In spite of the faot that manv of the  bowlers of .the oity have been called  away to join the forces enroiite fcr  the battle front or to join the forces  who are taking up their places on the  land throughout the oountry the race  in the Dreamland Bowling League goes  merrily on.  The Pastimes are still at tie ton  of the league standing and aro btill  meeting and defeating all comers. This,  week they took throe straight from  the Dreamlands.  Owing to the recruiting for tho B. C.  Horse the BoaverB lost Colin McMillan  this week and K. J. Shiedel last week  when the latter was transferred from  the looal Bank of Commerce lo New  Westminster. The game between this  team and the Shamrooks sohed-.'-.d (or  Tuesday night was postponed rnd is  being played this afternoon.  The Bears, who have held lhe cellar  position since, the opening of the  league have this week climbed cut of  the basement and are now one game  ahead of the Shamrocks.  Next week will see the finish t f the  league and will bring to a close one  of the most successful seasons sport  ever seen in Kelowna. Two leagues  have been finished in splendid style  and have afforded the maximum of enjoyment tor both bowlers *nd sK-ctu*  tors alike.  At the olose of this league there  no doubt some of the summer games  will come into their own and i jobably  a "Five-pin" or a "Heven-pin" la ague  will bo started. These games are not  so strenuous and are more suited to  the warmer weather. In the " fen-pin'  game, skill, strength and a.railurnnce  plav the large part while in 'he pamea  played with tha> smaller balls everyone  who oan throw a ball has an c-nal  chance. A commercial or a Htore  3 mav be formed and will no  doubt' prove as interesting r.nd entertaining as tho winter loaguos have  done.  Following are the scores ior this  week and the standing of the c:ubs:  The .Shiners took two of the three  games from tho Bears on Monday, as  follows:*  BKARS  T.onov .. ..' 137 191   U56-486  Brown   101 121     86-309  Meiklo     04 100    98-291  Willits  143 153   134-130  Hallauer 123 140   1-.1-3P3  War Began by Rioging a Bell  It ouo-ht not to go unrecorded  that the most gigantic war thc  civilized world has ever known  began by,the simple ringing of  an old church bell. The small  Belgian town of Vise is situated  on the banks of the River Meuse  and within three or four miles |  of the Dutch frontier, across  which some 700 Vise fugitives  hurried to the neighboring town  of Meastritch, and is eight to  nine miles north of Liege (since  made famous by its defensive  fortifications).  Vise was invaded bv a team  of one hundred motor cars all  crowded, with German infantry  on^ the dav war was declared.  This ruse was adopted in the  hope of obtaining possession o'  a valuable passage without firing a shot; but before one entry  to the town could be made the  cure of the parish alarmed the  town by ringing his church bell,  thus enabling the town ��uard  and inhabitants to delay the  enemy and give the defendine  troops time to destroy two important bridges.  Most brutal conduct   towards  the townspeople followed.     The  burgomaster   and chief citizens  as   well as the faithful, cleic  men were immediately shot.   o   Heavy Losses from  Foot and Mouth Disease  F. W. GROVES  M. Cu.Soe.CE.  Consulting Cloil and Hydraulic  Engineer  B.C. Land Surocuor  Surveyaend Reports on Irritation Worka  Applicatiorae for Water Licenaea  '   KELOWNA, B.C.  H.C.ROWLEY .    ��� F.REYNOLDS  A.M. Inat. C.E.. A.M. Ceo. Sec. CE.        B.C.L.S.  ROWLEY & REYNOLDS  Cloil Engineers end Land Surceuora  Water Supply. Irritation. Subdiviaiona. ttc  PO. Box 261  Phone 131  3. Crowley Block  Dr. J, W. Nelson Shepherd  I DENTIST  P. O. Hot me 'Phone te  Corner Peneozi Street and  Lawrence Avenue.  JOHN CURTS  CONTRACTOR ft BUILDER  Plana and Specifications Prepared  and estimates given for publicBuild-  inga,Town ana Country Residences  JOHN CURTS, KELOWNA  ���PHONE No. 93  Totals 000  SHIN KUS  Marquett 12r>  Tronoh   159  B. Treadgold .1 . . 167  I'anton .. 147  Rossi 187  714   SW-l'JOS  140-387  81-364  128���21'6  123-443  198-fM  Totals 786  679  673-2I44  The game scheduled for Tuvsdny  night between the Shamrocks anal the  Heavers wns postponed until Thursday  afternoon owing to sevoral of tho  players of both teams being unable  to be present.  Losses from foot and mouth  disease in the present outbreak  across the American border  thus far has aggregated VVV.>,-  1 to, thc bureau of anem.il authority announced lately. The outbreak of the disease now seems  to be under control, as 11 result  of the vigorous policy of eradi-  cation followed, the bureau  states.  There have been slaughtered  46,2,'-8 cattle, J7.7**; swine, 7151  sheep and 22 goats. So far tit-  losses are mainlv local and have  had no appreciable ireneral affect on the country's Cotal snu  oly of meat and dairy animals.  BUKOWINA, LAND OF  THE BEECH .TU.KK  Last night the Pastimes took Ihreo  straight from the Dreamlnnais Ly thc  following scores:  PASTIMES  Gibb 194   108 )30-,122  Soresby 123 127 1.18--.18  Mills  129   154 r/i-4tal  McCubbin 188 167 WWW  Purdy   174  187 221 -585  Total 8al3  '�����  7!I3 2'29  S. W.THAYER, D.V.S.  VETERINARY SURGEON  (Cndoste McCill Uauveraity)  GLENN AVENUE  be left at tha office of  Reaidence  Message! may  be left at tha otfil  Messrs. Rattenbury 6t Williams  THEOSOPHIC AL SOCIETY  ���)��� KELOWNA LODGE"  Meetings every Tuesday evening, at 8 p.m.,  at the retidence of S. M. G01 a, Patterson A v.  Publio invited.    Landing library.  Johnson ..  ..  Parker    Lawley . .. .  Josselyn .. .  H. Treadgold  DREAMLANDS   148   135 153-436   144   163 157-464       86  136 168-390  17*    91 08-370  150   155 165-470  Totals 706   683   741-2130  NEXT WEEKS' GASES  Mar. 15.���Dreamlands vs. Shamrocks.  Mar. 16.���Beavers vb. Bears.  Mar. 17.���Pastimes vs Sh'unri.  LEAGUE STANDING  W  23  15  12  13  8  7  la       PH.  4���855  I2-.555  12-.500  I4-.480  19--.300  I7-.200  W. B. PEASE.  President .  S. M. GORE, Sec  P.O. Box 362  Save 50 p.c.  on your Boots and Shoes  Have them repaired  Promptly,  Properly &  Cheaply  by up-to-date, machinery  Frank Knapton  Rernard Avenue  TEAM P  Pastimes "27  Shiners ..  .;    27  Beavers  24  Dreamlands .... 27  Bears 27  Shamrooks ...... 24  *   *   ��  The plan to send a five mm team to  the big international tournament to  be. held in Spokane and which opens  on Mondav next has Iwvn dropped ns,  owing to finanoial conditions ut Ihe  present the bowlers feel that it r.ould  bo unwiso to spend money on atrip  of this kind when want is nppvront on  every side.  It is to bo regretted that Kelowna  will not be represented "at this... great  evont as it is certain a strong tottui  could havo beon sent, however thero  are other seasons ooming and perhaps  Kolowna will be able to send mere  than one.team to the next year's tournament whioh we understand will be  held at Portland, Ore.  '��� P.  '   '  Germany has asked the United States  to oare for its diplomatic interests in  Constantinople should the. Allies forces  occupy the oapital of Turkey.  British naval authorities are reported to have devised a new submarine  gun which distributes shrapnel with  great precision under water,  'Bukowina   is   a duchv   and  crown   land of Austria and   is  sandwiched in between ihe province of Galieia," we read in an  interesting   article in thc London   Times, and the northwestern frontier of Roumania. Bukowina means the country of the  beech   tree,    and a great   portion of it is forest clad, fur   it  lies amongst the southern spurs  of the woody Carpathians. Czer-  nowitz, its capital, has    about  70,000 inhabitants, and the population   of the   duchy is some  three-quarters of a million.   Of  these   about 40 per cent.,    are  Rutheries,    and   nearly another  4<> Per   cent., are Roumanians,  the balance being made up    of  the usual Balko-Hungarian mixture, Magyars, Germans, Poles,  Jews   and   Gypsies.   The R011-  umanian people in the Bukotvina  and in Transylvania are not as  might be supposed settlers who  have overflowed across'the Roumanian   frontier.   They    have  their roots deep in history. Roumania herself is a geographical  anomaly, and it is verv curious  to find a Latin enclave in eastern Europe surrounded jn    all  sides bv Slavs and Hun;j.irians  for not   only do   Roumanians  speak a Latin tongue closely resembling Italian,   but in   spite  of   all   admixture   with Slavs  Turks,   and Phanariotc Greeks  thev retain to this dav   stiunc  sirns of   their   Italian lineage.  Roumania  is  the   modern descendant of Trajan's Roman colony in Dacia, and   the explanation   of thc   Roumanian in the  Bukowina and Transylvania lies  in the fact that Trajan's    pro  vince   included both these    districts and was much larger   in  extent   than the   modern kingdom of Roumania."  ADDRESSING OF MAIL  In ordor to facilitate tho handlinar of  mail at the front and to insure  ororapt delivery it is requested that  all mail be addressed as follows:  (al Rank    (b) Name    (0) Regimental number    fd)  Comoanv.  X-nailron, Battery    or  other unit      (e) Battalion    (f) Brigade   <v) First (or Second) Canadian   contingent   ..-   (h) British Expeditionary Foroe    Army Post OIHoe,  London. England.  turn  Printed Butter  W:  I  T  rappers  'HE new Dominion regulations require all farmers who sell butter  to the stores or privately, to Save it  properly covered with a printed  wrapper with the words "DAIRY  BUTTER" appearing in prominent  letters upon it.  Read the following:  BUTTER REGULATIONS  The "Canadian Grooer" oalled the  attention of those interested in ihe  butter trade to the legislation which  went into effect on the 1st of Ootober,  1914 regarding the necessity for all  butter in packages or wrapped in  parchment being labelled "Dairy Butter." Another .word may n*,t bo  amiss. This means that no dairy butter can be bought or sold in plain  wrappers or unbranded paokagos. No  butter can be bought or sold under  brand of separator. The words 'Dttiry  Butter" must aopear on the VMpmter  or package in letters at least a quarter or an inch square. It might again  bo emphasized also that all butter in  prints must be of the full net weight  of 16 ounces. The penalty under the  act is a fine of from C10 to 13(1 for  each offence.  This new legislation it will he noted  applies as well to the person buying  as the person selling and therefore affects everybody engaged in all branches of tho trade. Grocers will do very  woll to bring tho matter to tho attention of any butter makers who may  still be bringing in their product in  plain wrappings. Whey butter must  be so labelled even when mited with  dairy butter and dairy butter retains  its "labol" though it be mixed with  the oreamery product.  You Can Be Supplied  at the Record Office  with neatly-printed wrappers (paper  included ��� good quality vegetable  parchment, specially made for butter  wrapping), for the following prices:  100 -  200-  500 -  1000-  Paper and Printing Included  - $1.50  - $2.00  - $2.75  - $3.75  Here is a sample wrapper label  CHOICE  DAIRY BUTTER  The Record Job Dept.  PHONE  ���  94  .^;aUtta!i^a^^^aiitafc ���' PAGE EIGHT  KELOWNA   RECORD  THURSDAY, MABCH 11, 1015  C  WANTED! }  FOR SALE. Lefevre estate. Now is  vour chance for a good improved  ranch, the best buy in the Okanagan  One hundred and forty-three acres,  all fenced, a fine creek runs through  tha property, best of land, with its  own irrigation system, in the heart  of the Orchard distriot, on the main  road, onlv three miles from Kelowna  mail delivered at door evary dav  Must be sold to wind up estate. Address P.O. Box 157, Kelowna, B.C.  HAY FOR SALE.-Clover anl alfalfa  delivered. Price on npplloatlon to  Box 195, Kelowna. 9tf.  FOR SALE.���Pony broken vo ride or  drive, cheap. Apply P.O. ttox 453,  Kelowna. "2*1* _  PIGS * OR SALE. All sizes,  all prices. Buv now while they  are cheap. G. Whitaker. Vernon Road, Ellison district, xtf  PIANO TUNING INTIMATION  Mr. R. MoGeorge, authori'ed Taianaa  tunaar and regulator for Mason &  Risch, Limited, is at a,rosent in Kelowna. Parties rctiuiring his services  lor tuning, etc., will kindlv leave their  address with  Mr.  Crawford. 16-7  Auction Sale  at Ridley's Store, East Kelowna  Monday, March 15th  at 1.30 p.m.  Including all the Household Effecla, a Buggy  and a  Small Stock of Groceries  TERMS    ASH  J. C. STOCKWELL,  Auctioneer  FOR SALE. Sash, suitable for  hot beds. Phone 4302 of P 0.  box 2iq. j5-16  20 MILK COWS FOR SAl.13.-Onc  fresh calved, and throe to calve very-  shortly. Applv II. li. Burtch, r.i Jas,  Bowes, Sunset Ranch. IIif.  FOR SALE.���Roso comb Rhode Island  Red cock, good size land color. Apply Weeks, Benvoulin. lOp  EXPERT PIANO TUNING  MEETING CF CITY COUNCIL  (Continued Irom Pmb 1.)  FOR SALE.���Pen of Whito Uvhom,  Also number ol Que pullets, luvii.fr,  W. post office,  Hut land. 13p  FOR SALE.���Small (treen home & x 18 I  foot,   30 lengths of Btove pipe   and)  75 lights of plans 10 x 18 tuohos. Apply A. H. .Johnston, Rutland .  FOR SALE.��� Karn organ, I'in no oasu  and 14 ft. Rock pullots. (!. Fletcher  Richter streot. lop  Your instrument should be at its beat in lone,  touch, dec , ind to can be wonderfully improved,  ALVIN E. PERKINS, of Vancouver. B.C.  witb    bighest    pos-aihie    recommendatione   [mm  Heinlzmnn & Co., Gerhard Heintzman Houae, nnd  many oilier of the best piano manufacturer.*, wilh  28 years' experience.  This guarantees the finest woiltmanship I  TUNING A PIANO  is not a trifling piece of Work if you have regard  for your piano.    We positively recommend the bf��l  exiicr em r*iJ men only.  P HEINTZMAN & CO.  Mr. P.-rlcins wil! be in Kelowna in April and wil  call upon bis many customers.    Order! may be leil  WUl' Mr. D.W. SUTHERLAND,  Kelownn Furniture Co.  Bul  man  & Cfj  Willits Block  OSS  Phone 306  TO KENT  FOR RENT���Three roomed cottage on I.akc avenue. Applv  P.O. Box 65c). iv 18  FOR RENT.���New house, well  furnished and fully modern  close in. Rent S25. Apply J.  A. Bigger. Mtf.  TO LET.��� House, Apply II. I'lolohor,  '  200 Kichter Ht. south. !iM8p  SITUATIONS WANTED  MAN AND WIFK WANT work  on farm. Wife for cooking,  man used to general farm and  orchard work, both experienced. Box "J" Record        15 )8  ITALIAN MAN AND WOMAN seek position on ranoh, experien03d, wife  could cook. Applv Box "1" Haemal  Office. 16-7p  To Exchange��� 6-room lioaaae Raid Foaia  Lots iia aa, Alberta town for Fruit Ratich  or Kelowna Propeily.  Blackstnitli Shop in small town in Alberta, revenue bearing. Will Exchange  for Fraait Land or Kelowna Properly.  320 Acres, clear title, 100 aciea broken,  small house, stable for 20 horaes, all fenced. $16 per acre. Will exchange for  Fraait Ranch.  To Exchange���-10 acrea Fruit Lanal for  House Property in Kelowna.  Winnipeg Property and SuaaimerReaorl.  Properly near Winnipeg at Whyetwt'ld  and Ponemah Beach, to Exchange for  Kelowna Properly.  Bulman & Cross  Willits Block  Phone 306  MISCELLANEOUS  TENDERS WANTED.- for our 1018  nudit. ��� Kelanvnn Qrowars' Exchange. 16  SPIRELLA CORSET'S  Mrs. .1. H. Davies will bo at Mr.  Mathie's (over tailor Bhop, Pendoz  street between the hours ol 1.30 and  6 p.m.. Suturdav of each week lo meet  ladies wishing to order corsets. P. 0.  Rox 626, Kelowna. 20tl.  FARM WANTED. ��� Practical  man wants to rent land on  reasonable terms. Has own  team. Apply box "M" Record  Office. x  If you like the girl and she likes you,  Then take her to The Rendezvous.  "THE RENDEZVOUS"  BERNARD AVENUE OPPOSITE ROYAL BANK  A new and up-to-date Ice Cream Parlor and Tea Rooms  NOW OPEN  When you have done your shopping, and feeling tired and "blue,"  Just try a light refreshment, down at the Rendezvous.  Where you will be  supplied with all kinds of up-to-date refreshments at  moderate prices.   Call once and we tire sure you will call again  W. M. EDWARDS  Edward's Cash Grocery  Bernard Avenue  Oppuite Poll Office  GROCERIES FREE  All Moaey Received on a Certain Day Thit Month will be Returned  iJiJn addition to my Cheap Cash Groceries I wish to  inform the public of Kelowna 1 am taking one day this  month, between March 5 th and 31st, on which AH  Groceries are Free, and money taken on that day will  be returned to the purchasers.  1 am doing this to show my appreciation of your very liberal  patronage. The date of the day is placed in a sealed envelope  and deposited at the Kelowna Record Office to be opened on  the last day of March by the manager, and will be published in  The Kelowna Record on April Ist.  Dated receipts will be given for every purchase. Be  ture and keep your Receipts. If you make a purchase  every day you are certain to hit the right one I  IT PAYS TO DEAL FOR CASH  Wa guarantee attention and satisfaction to all customers.   Phone your  orders to 39 and they will receive our prompt attention  W. M. EDWARDS  es tia-d on the streets for lone periods  without food or water, thereby rendering themselves liable tor urosecu-  tion for cruelty to animals.  Mr. C. Lancaster plaoed a proposition before the counoil1 to deliver a  quantity ol cordwood to tho power  house. This was referred to the committee.  Mr. II. H. Millie, government tele,  graph aitrent informed the oouncil that  the department were arranging to send  a "aOII word war bulletin each dav e"d  haa asked permission to post the seme  at the foot aaf the stairs leading to  the council chamber. ThiB was fti-ant-  ed,  Mr. Millie also mentioned the govern  ment wero instituting an all m,rht  telegraph service for Kelowna and  other towns.  The following accounts were passed  for pavment:  P,  Holes, sewor work     t 1-20  A. Mepham, sewer work        3.05  Radial work nnvroll. Fob 21 to  27, inclusive      45.00  W. P, Meredith, waterworks ...      2.50  li. 11. Dunn, petty cash      a'3.45  S. 1). Colquotte, salary     150.00  F. 11. Hirst, salary     liO.CO  10. Fowler, salary     110.00  F. Varnoy, salnrv        85.00  K. Freeman, salary      85.00  R, M. Hill, salary     100.00  <!. II. Dunn, salary     1(18.66  P.  V.  Uovlo, Bidorv     110.0(1  P, T. Dunn, salary      100.00  U. W. Thomas, salary     115.00  Albe/t (libla   salary      85.00  .1. A. Bigger, Balary          o.OO  A. It. Davy, salary     1P6.06  .las.   I'utterson,  salary   ......  ..      65.00  It, Woddell, salary      6.'.60  Dr.  1I.I..A.  Keller, rent       27.50  11. I. Johnston, rent      10.011  ('..  F. Teal, salary      85.00  P.  Swuinsaan. salary       c'5.00  W. Sabine, salary           00.24  A. It. Davy. 1014 scavonginar ��� 15.28  Oxford Grill, prisoners meals...      6.00  Tho following    is a list ol acawunts  passed bv the council at their iiicotirar  aaf February Sth, but unavoidably held  a aver hiBt week:  Canadian Fairbanks-Morse Co.  powor house supnlies a r,0.G5  Maystnith & Lowe, Ltd, power  house supplies        10.50  The King's Printer, notice in  B.C. (iazetto ro elections .       2.(15  Vitwuiivi'i' Stencil & Seal -Co.  dog tags         8.50  Imperial Oil Co., oil       (i0.17  \\. It. Trenoh, stationery       11".85  0, K.   Lumber   Co.,    hauling  sawdust during Dec     ISti.tO  11. G, Illuir, waterworks acet.       4.55  1. S, Chambot'lin, general work 30,50  J. A. Morrison & Co.    power  houso work   ��4 37  T. Lawson. Ltd., gen. supplies 0.53  A. J, J ones, power house >vorK 50.30  Morrison-Thompson Co., "enor-  al supplies     42.10  Klilowna    Oarage    & Machine  Works, supplies   57.00  W. lluug, coul and coment   122.32  Kelowna Sawmill Co. hauling  sawdust, Dec. and Jan. .. . 370.05  J. l'orguson, teaming   6.00  Canadian Allis-Chumbors Ltd.  power house supplies   23 36  Can. Ooncrni Electric Co . . . 1.05  Crane Co., P. H. supplies .. .. 2H.H5  White at: Bindon, stationery .f 127.60  Kclowna Carriage Works, P. H.  Work   1100  Dad.avail    Dairy    Supply  Co.,  milk tester   5.75  T. S. Ruffell, work for coroner 4.85  Ft. Weddell. coroner's fees   15.00  R. K. Bailey, stamps for    delinquent tax  notices   'MI.OO  Ceo. Balsillie, digging grave . u   5.00  .1. Ferguson, haulr- wood ... 11.25  II.  Harrison, pole line work . 2.40  13, Honiean, watei�����-*cb work. 6.40  IT. Harrison, pole line work . 13.20  Relief work payroll:  Feb. 8th to 13, inolusive ... 107.17  Fob. fi to 12, inclusive    ... 189.75  Feb. 15 to 20, inclusive . . 116.19  Feb. 22 and 23   57.00  Can-           >'eBtinghouae Co. re-  Pairs for sewer motors . . 24.84  Burne & Temple, legal fees . . 35.00  D.   f.eekie, Deo. and Jan supplies   191.13  A. It. Davy, general work . .. 8.75  Ma-o Jenkins & Co. teaming .. 20.75  0. K. Lumber Co.. Lumber ... 5.60  Janv's & Trenwith, Dec.    <ind  Jan. supplies   29.85  P. II. Willits.& Co. Doo.   and  Jan. supplies   8.60  ASTBOLOGICALI.Y SPEAKING  Tha- next week, Maroh 15 to 20 is an  exoollent time for growing toaads of  flowering plants and such things as  grow (above the grown, especially the  flowering nsparagus, brocoli, brussels  sprouts, barley, cabbage, caiviliflower,  celery, oats, cuoumbers, onalivu. betas  lettuce, onions, er, ss. pnrslev. spinach.  The best days for sowing will be "noti-  dav 15th. from 7 to 8 a.m., anal Thurs  day, 18th from 9.30 a.m., till Sptur-  dav 20lh. 9,58 p.m. liens' <>"���:���< should  not bo set this week, as t.hov would  then be hatching in the last qni.rter  of tho moon.��� Mrs. Gore.  HOSPITAL DONATIONS  Tho Kolowna Hospital .Society wish  to acknowledge with thanks the following donations during the month of  Fobruar���      t  One pint cream, J. B. Fisher: four  sacks potat'ies, two sacks r,nions, A.  L. Cross: five sucks potatoes, H. B.  Burtch: one box applet, A 'rleiid: one  and one-half dozen fresh iggs, Mrs.  Harker: ono 8ack potatoes, one sack  cabbage, A. Wriggleeworth: .'our jars  fruit, four jars jellv and one box of  apples, W. 6. Schell: three tars fruit,  one box apples, W. F. Schell.  White Wyandottes &  Buff Orpingtons  BARRON STRAIN  Eggs for Hatching from the  above strains, $2.50 for 15.  Unfertile* not replaced  Reduced pricea tor 50 and above  6 White Pigeons for sale. $1.50  Cash (or the lot  A. W.C00KE   ���-    Benvoulin  Box 663, Kelowna  Auction Sale  At the Rutland Store, on  Thursday, March 18th,  At 1.30 p.m.  4 Milking Cows, t fresh, I soon,  I later; 1 yearling Steer; 1 yearling Heifer; I Calf. AH good  Jersey stock.  One potato planter, one pot,ito dlff  ircr, ono platform scale, anvil, bellows,  three heaters, six-hole steel /an^e, sewing machine, 25 hens Edison ..licno-  graph, throe BetB heavy farm wagons,  three setB springs, two bob sleds,  cart, driving wagon, three-seated democrat, horse clippers, shuffle ��lrw  vineyard plow, three Bide-hill ��lows.  power drag saw outfit, circular suw  outfit, hay rake, two mowers, rubber-  tired phaeton, two tents with framus,  extension Kimble orehard i.ul1.'*ator,  Planet Jr. orchard cultivator, grass  seeder, five onion seeders mid plows  complete, spike tooth harrow, end  many other articles, too nuincro-iB to  mention.  TERMS : Under $25 Cash j Over that  amount half ��aah, balance approved joint  notes at 8 per cent, interest.  WOOLSLEY fit DUNCAN,  Owners.  J. C. STOCKWELL,  Auctioneer.  We still continue to sell a lot of Oranges, and the  flavor and jucineta still holds good. In th�� navel  oranges���Three sizes  Per dozen 35c, 40c and 50c  FleischmaiVs Yeast  If you make your own bread, you can save ��� whole  lot of time and trouble by using  Fleiichman's Yeast 2 cakes for 25c  Pimento Cheese  This is a new one put up by McLaren's who make  the famous McLaren's Cheese. Pimento Cheese is  a beautifully-flavored cream cheese, wrapped in tin  foil and fine for sandwiches or luncheons.  2 packages for 25c  McKenzie's Tea  Our Own Blend of Tea has, of course, been affected  bv the war aa regards price, but our Retail Price  remains unchanged.  McKenzie's Blue Tea. A good tea that continues to be a good tea.   Per lb 50c  THE McKENZIE  CO., LTD.  Our Motto: "Quality and Service "  Another Great Victory  Have just added to our most complete stock 20th Century Special Measurement Garments for Men, with the already  popular line of C. N. & R. which we have sold for the  past 10 years.   We feel, therefore, we can satisfy the  ================== most fastidious and difficult =================  We make these in miny models: 'ShortStout Msdi,' 'Regular Meat,' 'Sleader  Meat, 'Tall Slender Mens,' 'Natural Meat,"Athletic Build,' 'CeatineaUl'  Correct Attire for Formal and Informal  Dress Occasions  DAY DRESS  For all avssils Mora ��� o'clock.   Calls, Reception,,  Orercoal-Black or gray cheviot, mado plain, silk lined or  ���ilk faced.  Coet-Singie-breatied cutaway frock.  Waistcoat-Single-breasted to natch coat, ora light colored  fancy rest. ��  Trousers-Striped worsted, light to medium tones.  Shin and Cuis-White.  Collar-Poke, standing, wing-shapa or double-fold.  Neckwear-Ascot in gray, white or dark electa and subdued patterns .oi folded four-in-hand.  Cloves-Light Crer Suede.  Hat-High silk.  Shoes-Patent If ether.  INFORMAL DRESS  Far Stag Dinners sad Parties  Overcoat-Chesterfield.  Coat-Tuxedo or dinner coat.  Waistcoat-Single-breasted to match coat, or colored silk  veering.  Troueere-Same material aa coat.  Shirt and Cuffo-Whlte, with link cuffs.  Collar-Wing or fold styles.  Neckwear-Black aatin or black silk bow, or color to match  vast.  Gloves-Grey Suede.  Hat-Black Fedora or Derby.  Shoes-Patent leather.  FORMAL EVENING DRESS  Fall Dress���For all formal events after 6 o'clock.  RMsptiou, Feraea) Dinner., Tkealraa.  Overcoet-Long medal or Inrerneee. ��  Coat-Full drees.  Waittcoar-To match coat, or white pique or silk.  Trauerrs-To match eoat.  Shirt and Cufe-White, plain or pleated.  Collar-Staodins shape.  Neckwear-White lawn bow tie.  Glove*-White, on* Lutton, stitched.  Hat-Opera, high silk.  Shoes-Patent leather or pumps.  Thomas Lawson,  ���m

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