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 ifelrtmm Uttfitb  **���"�����'��� Aenn,^  fictarf  1 *  a. D.O. ft  VOL X.   NO. 2.  KELOWNA BRITISH COLUMBIA, THURSDAY. NOVEMBER 29, 1917.-4 PAGES  Annum  V  New Members Take  Places On Council  Make Grant to Hospital Society  Departing from its regular custom of morning meeting!, the city  council met at 8 p.m., the evening  of Monday last. The firat butinesa  was the tormal swearing in of the  two new members, Aid. W. Lloyd-  Jones and Aid. J. B. Knowles, who,  as the returning officer's declaration  s*ated, had been elected by acclamation the previous Monday to the  twp vacancies in the south ward  After taking the customary oath of  office, the new aldermen took their  seats at the table, receiving the  friendly. greetings of their fellow  members.  The Kelowna Hospital Society  was represented by a deputation  consisting of Messrs. H. B. Burtch,  P. DuMoulin, D. Leckie, and G.  Meikle, who applied to the council  for a grant towards the support of  that institution. It has been  customary for some years past for  the council to grant to the Hospital  an amount equal to the light and  water. rates for the current year,  and his Worship intimated that the  council would be willing to do the  same this year.  A long letter was read from the  manager of the Kelowna Steam  Laundry in reference to the disposal of the waste water from the  laundry, which had been made  the subject of recent complaints to  lhe council. He outlined the various means which he had taken  during the past few years to solve  the problem and the different  drains and contrivances which had  been constructed upon the advice  of the Medical Health Office and  other city officials, all of which had  been successful only for a time.  In conclusion he said he was  again beset by complaints, and  was willing to do the best possible  in reason, but could not afford any  unnecessary expense, or any more  experiments suggested "by people  who knew little or nothing of the  problem.-  It was decided that the Health  committee should make an official  visit to the place and report the  result of their investigation.  Some coirespondence was read  in connection with the matter of  the claim of the C.N.R. for exemption of their lands in the city from  taxation, and which has been the  subject of prolonged litigation. An  offer of a compromise had been  made but it had been deemed advisable to leave the matter in the  hands of the counsel engaged.  A resolution was passed recording the sympathy of the council  with Mayor Sutherland and Aid.  W. C. Duggan, each of whom had  recently lost sons in the war.  Applications for a position on  the office staff to fill the vacancy  caused by the resignation of Mr.  F. V. Royle were received from  Messrs. H. W. A.buckle and W.  A. A. Newton. In view of the satisfaction given by Mr. Arbuckle  whilst substituting for Mr. Royle  during the past five months, the  Finance Committee recommended  his appointment. The appointment  was therefore confirmed by resolution and the salary fixed at one  hundred dollars per month.  A resolution was also passed increasing the salaries of Messrs. J.  McMillan, chief engineer of the  power house, and P. T. Dunn, city  assessor, by ten dollars per month.  A Court of Revision of the municipal voter's list was arranged, consisting of His Worship the Mayor  and Aid. Rattenbury and Duggan,  to be held in the council chamber  on Monday, December I Oth, at 10  o'clock a.m.  Aid. Duggan on behalf of the  Light and Water committee, recommended that tenders be called  for onehundred to five hundred  cords of wood for the power house  same to be in by noon on December I Oth. Instructions were given  accordingly.  Aid. W.Lloyd-Jones wat appoint  ed chairman of the Health committee, and Aid. J. B. Knowles chairman of the Parks and Cemeteries  committee.  The Parks and Cemeteries com-  mittee was authorized to arrange  for the erection of a small shelter  at the cemetery at an approximate  cost of fifty dollars.  It was arranged  that the next  Kelowna's War Loan  Passes $150,000  Likely to Go   Much  Higher  Before Campaign Closes  Although Kelowna at the outset  of the campaign for the Victory  Loan was only asked by the provincial organizers for $50,000, it  was thought by some that this was  a vf ry sanguine estimate of what  might be expected from the district, especially in view of the somewhat strenuous times through  which we have been passing. No  more eloquent testimony need be  sought that this depression is passing, and that money is becoming  more plentiful than the fact that  with several days of the Loan campaign period still to run, this figure  haa been trebled. There is apparently no room for doubt as to the  determination of the people of  Kelowna to sea the thing through.  One of the leading cities of the  Dominion in the number of soldiers sent to the war. in proportion  to the population, Kelowna has no  hesitation in sending money too,  and promises to be high in the list  of contributors to the War Loan.  Up to last night a total of $150,  550 had been subscribed by 583  different purchasers. Yesterday  was also the record day, $23,000  having been reported, against $22,  550, the next highest, for the dav  before.  Saturday afternoon last the Loan  was brought prominently before  the public by the parade which  started from the Lakeview Hotel  at three o'clock, heralded by blasts  of the city whistle. The procession was lead by a Scout carrying  the Union Jack. Next came the cube and  moro acouta awheel and carrying banners,  another bunch of cubs distributing adver  tiring literature. About a score of auto,  owners joined in with thoir cara decorated  with flage and posters, prominent amongst  chem being the fire truck with a streamer  giving groat prominence to Sherman's  famous remark. Mr. T. S. Ruffol who haa  been looking after the publicity end of the  campaign waa there with his bicycle decorated. The procession paaaed up Main  street and around Harvey Ave., breaking  up whan it reached the business section  again. It achieved ita purpose of drawing  the attention of everyone to the claima of  the Loan.  More of the Boya Come  Home  As the "Sicamous " came to the  wharf Tuesday afternoon she gave  the joyous toot-tpot which has  come to be associated with the return of our soldier boys from the  front. As the crowd hurried down  to the landing, they found that  three of the Kelowna men had  come back, two of them at least,  having been through aome of the  fiercest of the trench fighting in  France.  Rae Ritchie, eldest son of Mr.  George Ritchie, as a real Kelowna  boy, a former student in the school,  and well - known to practically  everyone in the place, received a  royal welcome. He was at McGill  when he joined up with the university corps early in the war,  being drafted later to reinforce the  "Princess Pats." He was with that  famous regiment during many of  their earlier exploits. An epidemic  of measles, which went through  the trenches got him eventually,  and he was sent back to undergo  a course of hospital treatment.  Returning again to the hardship  of the trenches, and probably a  little toofsoon, the malady known  as "trench feet" began to bother  him, and after a time grew so bad  as to incapacitate him from further  service. He is at present home  on a short leave, and must return  to the convalescent hospital at the  coast, but it is likely that he will  get his discharge.  The second to return was Mab  McDougal, of Westbank. He went  away with the 172nd, and later  joined a draft for the trenches.  Falling a victim to the poison gas  he was invalided home.  Pte. Frank Robbins was returned  in accordance with the' present  regulations as under age. His  father and older brother are still  overseas.  meeting should take place on Monday eveniug December I Oth at 8  Ipjtn.  by Board of Trade  May Form Auto Club to Work  for Better Roads  At the Board of Trade meeting  Tuesday evening Mr. Lionel E.  Taylor gave a short address on the  "Rule of the Road," a proposal to  change which and bring the province in line with the rest of the  Dominion had been discussed at  a previous meeting. Mr. Taylor,  although recognizing the advantages of a uniform practice, was not  favorably disposed to any change  being made.  At the present timo he believed B.C  and Nova Scotia to be the only province*  where the rule of the road ii to keep to  the left in pawing. The remaining provinces and in the U.S.A. it was to keep to  the right.  The agitation to alter the rule of the  road for B.C. came altogether from motorists who found it inconvenient when  touring in the States, and vice versa, to  have to alter their accustomed habits. It  was true that many  accidents Had taken  Elace at the coast which had been attri-  uted to confusion arising from the road  rules. This was probably the strongest  argument the advocates of altering the  B.C. rule had to put up. It was claimed  that several hundred accidents occurred  annually on either side of the boundary  amengst a few thousand touring cars and  that if the rule of the road was uniform  such accidents would not occur.  If that was the case when only a small  proportion of B.C's total traffic was concerned, how many accidents would there  be during the first few months when all  would be confused if the rule was changed and affected all traffic in the province ?  There would be terrible slaughter!  To further analyse the motorists' argu  ment for the change, it had to be admitted that when an accident occurred it was  the touring motorist's fault because the  native of the country would naturally be  on the correct side of the road I The  question then boiled down to either for-  getfulness or carelessness on the part of  the motorist, neither of which were valid  excuses for endangering life. The motorist should have his wits about him and  his car under control. Most accidents, he  thought, were attributable to cars being out  of control due to excessive speed. In,  places where the road was good and on  the straight there waa always a tendency  for road hogs to let their cars go to the  danger of other frequenters of the road.  ' Here in the Okanagan such practices  were rarely indulged in owing to the nature of the roads which prohibited excessive speed to the road hog himself.  He had read an amusing account of the  state of traffic in Petrograd after the revolution where drivers on being remonstat-  ed with, said that Russia was now a free  country and the people free to do as they  liked and to' drive which side of the road  they liked.  We were a free people but respected  our laws and customs aiN were conservative about having them changed, and he  thought the majority of 'people wonld resent a change in the rule of the road.*��ft  In Austria-Hungary both the right and  left rules.prevoiled varying according to  district. Here was a highly-civilized European country permitting the two rules  within its own empire.  He admitted that uniformity of the rule  throughout Canada would have its advantages, especially when the great trans  continental highway was completed.  A serious objection to altering the rule  had been made in Vancouver on behalf  of the B.C. Electric trams as such change  would involve enormous expense in altering the cars and tracks.  Coming to the question of good roads,  he said they were essential to the progress of the country. The United States  had gone very fully into the matter and  had prepared statistics showing tlie cost  of hauling on good and bad roads. Good  roads were a great asset to any farming  community.  The idea of changing the rule of the  road failed to find a single advocate, notwithstanding the admitted disadvantages  of being different fiom other provinces  and our neighbours across the border.  Mr. M. Hereron said that chief amongst  the objectors would be the horses which  had learnt to take the left side in passing  vehicles, a habit which it would be hard  to change.  Mr. Chick said he had heard it claimed  that a driver keeping to the left and sitting  to the right of his vehicle had better^ con.  trot of his team than he would have if the  positions were reversed.  The discussion eventually resolved itself  into a general recognition of the need for  better roads, both for hauling produce and  for motor traffic, and it was concluded  that the best way to secure this was to  organize an automobile cine or good roads  association which would be interested in  keeping watch upon the condition nf the  roads and urging the matter upon the government.  Finally it was decided to appoint Messrs. DuMoulin, Rogers and Hereion as a  sub-com mittee to obtain all information  as to the formation of such an organiza-  tien and report to a subsequent meeting.  Rutland News  fiscal oar asm t  Dr. Knox is expected to arrive back in  Kelowna within the next wuek. Dr. Para*  disc, who haa temporarily filled hia place  ia from over tho border whore he had  previously offered hie services to the  army medical department. He haa now  been notified to report within the next  two weeks.  Rutland Womens' Institute has  put some ol its surplus funds into  the purchase of a war bond.  Mrs. W. G. Sehell has received  the sad news that her brother has  been killed in action.  Mr. Coxworth went down to  Winnipeg last week in charge of a  car of apples, returning Saturday.  The Rev. D. E. Braden preached  ���t the special missionaiy servic  Sunday evening last.  Miss Simpson, who has been the  guest of Mr. and Mrs. Jas. Duncan,  returned Friday to Kelowna' Mr.  Duncan's sister has now come to  stay for a short while.  As an evidence of the extremely  mild weather for the time of the  year it might be mentioned that  wild strawberries are being picked  oil the benches . above Rutland  while manv gardens still have sweet  No More Grain for Whiskey  By an order in council under  the provisions of The War Measures Act, regulations are made  that' " on and after the first day of  December, 1917, and until the  Governor General in Council has  by order declared that the present  abnormal conditions have ceased,  no grain of any kind and no substance that can be used for food  shall be used in Canada for the  distillation of potable liquors."  peas, stocks and other flowers in  bloom.  A petition is being concluded to  bring Rutland under the Pound  District act, and already there are  between forty and fifty signatures.  The Girls Enterprise Club met  Tuesday at the .house of Mrs. Macdonald.  The Food Conservation cards  have been distributed in tne Rutland district and most of the people  have readily signed them.  Mr. Chas. Clarence paid some  visits here the otheY- day. He reports the prairies too cold for him  at this season.  The road superintendent, Mr.  McAlpine, accompanied the manager of the Kelowna Sawmill Co.,  Mr. Lloyd-Jones, up to trie Bear  creek road on Wednesday last  The road has been made an excellent one and ordinary travellers  find it a pleasure to get on to it.  Most interesting also to see are the  millions of feet of fine logs ready  lo be moved. Mr. Lloyd-Jones hu  purchased three fine large teams  for hauling purposes. The camp  itself is very comfortably fixed with  Mrs. Thompson as housekeeper,  ably assisted by her daughter Miss  Marie Thompson. $  The Hospital Jumble Sole, which formed  a feature of Saturday'a attractione in town,  was successful in raising a sum of $75 for  the hospital funda besides some fow goods  which remained unsold. Aa usual Mr. J.  C. Stockwell gave hia services aa auctioneer.  ieTi*$htitiqf Men.  tjour answer  ��� ll_JTOW  many  Victory Bonds have you  bought ?  Have you put yourself to any real inconvenience to buy Victory Bonds?  Have you denied yourself some purely  personal gratification, so that you could  invest the money saved in Victory Bonds?  Have you realized the urgent need tor  personal self-sacrifice to make the Victory  Loan a great success?  Until you have bought Victory Bonds  to the very limit of your ability, you have  not done your duty.  Campaign Closes Saturday Night  What Answer  Will You Give?  L  Je*tX  Csntds'i  _.   . rds's Victory Loan Coenmittss  m spiratlon with tha MlnUtar of Punas*  tf tke Dominion of Canada. ��������  PAGE TWO  KELOWNA  EECOID  Thursday, Nov. 29th, 1917  "    PROFESSIONAL AND    **  ���*       BUSINESS CARDS      *���  BURNE & WEDDELL  Barrister,  Solicitors and  Notaries Public,  B. C. Weddell.    ���   John F. Burne.  KELOWNA   B.C.  KELOWNH RECORD  Published every Thursday at Keiowna,  British Columbia  R. B. KERR  Barrister  and Solicitor,  Notary Public.  KELOWNA,  B.C  PIANOFORTE  HR.  HAROLD   TOD   BOKD  has resumed his teaching classes and will  leceive   pupils   os   before in  his  studio-  Trench  Block, Kelowna.  P.O. boi 374  JOHN CURTS  CONTRACTOR & BUILDER  Plans and Specifications Prepared  and estimates given (or publicBuild-  ings.Town and Country Residences  JOHN CURTS, KELOWNA  F. W. GROVES  M. Can. Soc. C. E.  Consulting Cioil and Hydraulic  Engineer  B.C. Land Suroeyor  Surveys and Reporla on Irrrnarron Worka  Applicariona for Water Lrcenarra  KELOWNA. B.C.  CLIFFORD G. BUCK  INSURANCE BROKER  Life, Accident, Sickness, Fire, Automobile,  Burglary,   Fidelity  Guarantee  Specializing in Insurance, therefore service  to the Assured  Phones 217 and 216  DRESSMAKING  (By the Day) is done by  Mis-. ANNIE DUDDY  P.O. Box 576  Phone 4506  KELOWNA THEATRE  Wednesday, Dec. 5  Tbe Deemster'  By Hall Caine  In 9 thrilling reels, featuring  Marion Swaine  and  Demerit Hall Caine  Begins at 8-one performance  Price, including tax,  Adults 50c ; Children 25c  JOHN LEATHLEY  Editor and Proprietor  ��&  ADVERTISING RATES  LODGE NOTICES. PROFESSIONAL CARDS  ETC.. l.fi wrnts nsr column inoh oer arssk.  LAND AND TIMBER NOTICE8-S0 dais. SS:  60  davs 17.  IVATRR NOTICES-SB lor livs Insertions. . . .  LEGAL ADVEnTISING-Flrat   insertioa.   11 >t     specie    mane.     1 he    bona  any time. No one intends to sell,  of course, but the term is long and  there are the changes of fortune  to consider. As time passes and  government bonds in the hands of  the people increase, the question  may settle itself. They will be  passed on Bt par value as cash to  pay n grocery bill, buy a cow, a  piece of land or a piano. The issue is supported by the same security as the dollar bill; better, in  fact, for lhe loan is to be repaid in  gold whereas if you read the dol  lar bill it is simply a promise lo  pay, but no date is set or mention  osnts per line: sach aubssauant lassrtioa. S  centB  par  line.  CLASSIFIED ADVERTISEMENTS -2 osnla  per word llrat Insertion. 1 ssat psr word  each  srrlrseausnt insertion.  DISPLAY ADVERTISEMENTS - Two Inohss  and under. 80 esnts per Inoh llrat insertion  ovsr two Inchea 40 centa per inoh lira* insertion: 20 cents psr Inch eaoh subssurrsnt  Inssrtlon.  Notes By An Onlooker  If anyone had visited these parts  five years ago to pick up $150,000  for the Dominion Government at  5�� per cent, the results would not  have paid his hotel bill. Town  lots at home and abroad, shares in  Vancouver an'd oil wells anywhere,  we knew and loved, but government loans were placed in London  and New York after lunch, and  we would surely have smelled a  gold brick if any handsome stranger had offered that stuff here.  Now, some fine old crusted savings accounts that have slept for  years give a Rip Van Winkle sigh  and turn over and ou! on the  broad highway to Ottawa. Six  hundred folks in this district will  hear the crisp aristocratic crackle  of a bond and itch to get the  scissors at work on that June 1st  coupon. Then comes the desert  which takes six months to cross  before the next oasis is reached.  Coupons are cash and will doubtless be in evidence everywhere  in church collections.  Nearly 1600 men have joined  up from the district and now Kelowna Is beginning to stake her  wealth. Including subscriptions  to the thiee previous loans we  have put up about $250,000. It  will not strain the majority but  there must be many subscribers  who are making sacrifices to fee!  tlie satisfaction crj taking a part in  the great war.  The idea of the Dominion treasurer is to enlist some of the loose  money that would otherwise go  into motor cars, bacon, trips to the  tropics or other frivolous luxuries.  Food Controller Hanna keeps on  with his warnings and appeals but  Sir Thomas White is out to get the  money first.   Some sense in that  Some people are wondering  whether the new war loan will  drop below par on the stock ex  changes and whether they wil  lose much   if thev   have to sell at  JATS DIRT  '*4tiHiu^  GILLETT5  LYE  really superior and pays interest  in addition. In theory the dollar  bill  will be exchanged in gold but  n practice you could not get a  five dollar gold piece for six of  them. It all comes to ���this, that  Dominion bonds will remain at par  or over just as soon as people de  ide to trade with them on lh��  principle of  the present dollar bil  nd to ignore stock exchange quo  tations. A Canadian dollar is not  currency in New York but we  don't worry about it.  It is reported that the Central  Okanagan liquidator has made a  cash discount offer to those requiring deeds. This is good news.  When a liquidator tries to give  anything away free, it is wise to  go up in an aeroplane until he has  "hung it on someone" for it is  usually loaded with taxes and arrears of interest; but when he  leaves his dug-out after many  years and comes over the top with  a genuine cash discount it is well  to hold your breath and reach for  a blank cheque for it means you  have a chance to get in on the  ground floor.  ���BENVOULIN  CIEANS-DISINFECTS-USED FOR  SOFTENING WATER���FOR MAKING  HARD AND SOFT SOAP ,FyiJ.  DIRECTIONS WITH EACH CAN.  I  Orders for  Local  Scouts  Kelov  t  Troop  Troop First;   Self Last  Edited by Pioneer. Nov. 27, 1917  The Russians and Germans on  the Eastern front have opened formal negotiations for an armistice.  Foreign Minister Trotsky, of the  Russian Bolsheviki, has asked all  the allies to revise their war aims,  and threatens that if the request is  not answered, the Bolsheviki will  consider a separate Russia peace  as justified.  The Bolsheviki government today announced the abolition of all  nobility titles and the confiscation  of all corporate property of nobles,  merchants and burgesses.  General Plummer has been made  commander of the British forces  in Italy. Lieutenant-General Sir W.  Marshall has been named successor  to the late General Maude, commander of the Mesopotnmian forces.  The French government has absolute proof that the German spy  system sent'Lenine; the Bolsheviki  leader to Russia. This was announced following a report of a  news agency that the Bolsheviki  proposed an immediate armistice.  Orders by command for week  ending Dec. 8th, 1917.  DUTIES Orderly patrol for week  Wolves ;   next for duty, Eagles.  PARADES ��� The . combined  troop will parade at the club room  on Tuesday, the 4th, and Saturday  the 8th of December, at 7.15 and  2.30 p.m. respectively.  a a  We received a telegram Irom  Commissioner Heneage last week  advising us that His Excellency,  the Chief Scout, was not passing  through the Okanagan this time  as he is not leaving the main line  of the C.P.R. anywhere, owing to  pressure of time. We shall, there,  fore, have the silver crosses and  other badges presented at our annual Christmas bun feed, which  will be held this year on either  Thursday ot Friday of the week  before Christmas.  s s  We have lost another member of  our troop in the person of Scout  Charles Copeland, who his gone  to live with his family at the ranch  they have purchased near Lumby,  B.C. He was a second-class scout  a member of the Eagle Patrol, and  attended camp last year with the  troop. We wish him the best of  luck in his new home.  The scout master received a letter from P.-L. Francis Buck last  week. He joined the artillery as  you will remember, and writes  that he finds his scout training ha  helped him a great deal. Th  qualifications for signalling which  he has to master, include the b  zer, lapsp, helio, flag,  at  8   words  (40 letters) a minute. They also  have to qualify at repairing phones  and all sorts of telegraph, line and  exchange ' work, including map  reading. They take the semaphore  as well as Morse in England,  though the former was unheard of  in Canada.  . Francis is very anxious to have  news of the scouts, and at the time  of writing he had not received any  mail for a long time as it had been  chasing him all round without  reaching him. We hope you will  all write to him. His address is:  Gunner F. C. Buck, 339756, "D"  Battery, Canadian Reserve Artillery, Witley Camp, Milford, Surrey,  England.  a  s a  Summerland troop is unfortunately losing three of her four patrol leaders almost immediately.  This is a very severe, loss indeed  to any troop, and we know how it  would affect us. We trust, however,  that Summerland will recover from  the loss and come up again smiling.  s   .    a  Two more cubs joined the pack  ast week, which now gives them a  membership of 27. Mr. Heneage  has written to us asking us to con-  vey his congratulations to Cub-master Gordon on the increased  strength of his pack, which we are  happy to do. There is no danger  of the troop becoming extinct in  Kelowna with a bunch like that  coming  on I.  VICTOR SUPREMACY  The Corporation of the City  of Kelowna  TENDERS FOR CORDWOOD  The Soldiers'  Chocolate  has arrived. You will need  to get your supply early  as we were only able to get  100 pounds and there is  no certainty of another  shipment  Half-Pound Ban   ���   30c  P.B.WillitsftCo.  REXALL DRUGGISTS  Phone 19 Kelowna. B.C.  Dr.  MATHISON  Dentist  KELOWNA   ::   B.C.  Tenders will be received by the under-  signed, up to twelve o'clock noon on Monday December 10th, for supplying tbe City  of Kelowna witb from 100 to 500 cords of  wood. ,  This wood must be cut and split from  whole gre ;n pine or fir into four foot  lengths. No saplings or Head wood will be  accepted.  The date when delivery will be completed  must be stated.  The price quoted must include delivery  and piling at the City's power house.  Payments of eighty pei-cent of the purchase price of the wood will be made from  time to time upon delivery. The remaining  twenty per cent, will be paid upon completion of the contract.  The lowest or any tender not necessarily  accepted.  Kelowna, B. C., G. H. DUNN,  November 26th 1917. City Clerk.  2-3  FOR  Come and select from our  new lines of  Curios, Silks and  Fancy Chinas, &c.  The Japanese Store  Pho  112  The Corporation cf The City  "of Kelowna  MtMrewsk?  The Victrola brings the greatest artists right into  your own home.  It is all artists and all instruments in one.  It enables you to hear the greatest singers and  musicians in your own home just the same as  though you were hearing them in person.  It brings  to  you  their actual  living voices and  superb art absolutely true to life���every rendering  exactly as it is interpreted by the artists themselves.  Get a Victrola and have all this wonderful array  sA music always at your instant command.  Come in and we'll show you the various styles of the  Victrolas arid play any music you wish to hear. \  JAMES H. TRENWITH  KELOWNA  VOTERS' LIST FOR 1918  NOTICE is hereby given that a Court of  Revision will be held on Monday. December 10th, 1917, at ten o'clock in the fore-  ncon, at the Council Chamber, Kelowna,  B.C.,for the purpose of hearing and determining any application to strike out the name  of any person which haa been improperly  placed upon the Municipal Voters' list for  the year 1918, or to place on such list the  name of any person improperly omitted  from same.  G. a DUNN,  Kelowna, B.C., City Clerk  November 20th, 1917.  J.   M.   CROFT  Bootmaker.  All Rinds of Repairs  BERNARD AVENUE,  KELOWNA.  GJ.CMllNeM-  AUCTIONEER  and  General Commission  Merchant  (Successor to J. C. Stockwell)  Second - Hand Goods  Bought or Sold on  Commission  Flour and Feed Always  in Stock  Next to the C.P.R. wharf,  Kelowna  We have what you want in both Common and Finished  LUMBER     '  DOORS WINDOWS SHINGLES  Prices right.       Delivery Prompt.        Satisfaction Guaranteed:  Kelowna Saw-Mill Co., Ltd.  D. LLOYD-JONES, Managing-Dirsctor.  'THE   ELECTRIC   SHOP"  BERNARD AVE. Thursday, Nov. 29th, 1917  KBtOWKA   UCttB  PAGE FIVE  Underwear of Special Merit  A COMPLETE range of Ladies' and Children's  Winter Knitted Underwear is now on display.  These consist of the Peerless Brand and also a large  variety of Turnbulls manufacture. They are both well  known makes and guaranteed to give entire satisfaction.  We have many styles and qualities from which to choose.  Every Design  Proves It  The clow co-operation  bttweenlts French and  American orfsalsa-  stlons Is easily seen  . 'srhtn you study Pic to-  rtsl Review Fashions.  Every design In The  Winter Fashion Book  shows It  snd  every  fiDfeU Me* Fatten  proves it.  Get your  Winter  Fashion Book  to-day.  .-wir sssas BscMnber Pattsms  rot^sTSS: .-�� t>*v on sale  I"  Flannelette  Blankets  Now in stock, Flannelette Blankets and Sheets in  all sizes and qualities.  Fancy Handker-  zhiefs  tn  B  oxes  Many   new novelties in  fancy Linen Handkerchiefs  are   now    being   shown.  Swiss Lawn and Irish Linen Hand Embroidered are in   great  variety.     Make selections now.  Phone 361 Kelowna  We carry the largest and most  varied stock of Crockery and  China in the Okanagan Valley  If you want something in Enamelware we have it.  If you  want something  in  Brooms, Brushes or Baskets we  have it.  If vou want something in Table Centres, Bed Spreads, Child  Comforters and Rugs, we have it.  Don't have ccld feet, when we can supply you with a Pig  to warm them on.  Toys and Dolls of every description. ���  A large assortment of smallwares  and useful Christmas gifts  I I COX  WATER STREET  KELOWNA  The KELOWNA THEATRE  Saturday (December 1st)���June Caprice in " Little Miss Happiness ; also Fox rjbmedy (subject to change).  Tuesday-" The Scarlet Oath," with Gail Kane; Canadian Topical.  Wednesday���"The Deemster," a special  feature.   Price  SOc; Children25c.  Thursday���Billie Burke in " Gloria's Romance," an O. Henry  Story; other pictures.  Two Shows, 7.30 & 9.  Admission, 25c & 10c  WM. HAUG  Masons' Supplies  HARD AND SOFT COAL  Plume No. 66  J. A. BIGGER  BUILDER AND CONTRACTOR  Estimates Furnished for all classes  of work  J. GALBRAITH  Plumber and Steam Fitter  P.O. Box 81  Kelowna, B.C.  CREAM PRICES  from Nov. 14th, 1917  Kelowna prices: No. 1 -  48c per lb. butter fat  No. 2 - 46c      ���  Other points (no grading) -   47c       ��� ���  KELOWNA CREAMERY, LTD  TOWN AND COUNTRY NOTES  Mrs. Millie left last Saturday for  a stay at the coast.  Jim Calder went down to New  Westminster this morning to attend  a Sunday-school convention.  Mr. and Mrs. J. N. Thompson  have left for Winnipeg. It is their  intention to spend the winter on  the prairie visiting friends.  Mr. and Mrs. Doaflinger, of  Mara, were visitors in town over  the week-end.  Mr. A. Dawson, of Penticton,  was a visitor in town Saturday.  Mr. Exell, of Westbank, was ar  visitor in town this morning.  Mr. and Mrs. Johnson of Rutland  left Tuesday for Regina.  Mr. J. A. Bigger returned Monday from Strathmore, Alta., where  he had been visiting his daughter.  The police have been notified  from several quarters that chicken  thieves are abroad again, and poultry keepers are warned to keep a  sharp watch upon their flocks.  Mr. R. F. Morrison had a nasty  accident a few days ago. While  out on the road some minor trouble  had developed, and in fixing it his  hand was caught against a rapidly  spinning rear wheel, and the flesh  badly torn from the palm.  At the Board of Trade meeting  Tuesday night it was mentioned  the government had been petitioned, and had consented, to re*  build the ferry wharf at Westbank  removing it to a point further south  where a safer landing could be  made in stormy weather than at  the present place.  A tempting big fruit cake made  by Miss Macfarlane, of the schools  domestic science classes, was raffled this week in aid of the Red  Cross, and realized the handsome  sum of $25.25. The cake had  been placed on exhibition in the  the window of 1 rench's store, and  the drawing took place there Wedneaday afternoon, Mayor Sutherland performing the interesting  ceremony. The winner was Miss  Olive Pettigrew, and the lucky  number, 48.  It is a long time since Kelowna  saw such a crowd in town as came  in Saturday, attracted by the Dol  lar Day bargains at the stores, the  Hotpital Jumble Sale, and the auto  parade which formed a part of the  Victory Loan. Most of the stores  report excellent business and there  were scores of evidences that the  trade depression which has borne  heavily upon the merchants for  the past year or two is passing and  giving place to more prosperous  conditions.  The Kelowna Women's Institute  will meet on Saturday, December  I st, at 3 p.m., at the home of Mrs.  B. McDonald, Richter street. Members are asked to make suggestions  for Christmas giving.  Mrs. Swerdfager returned Saturday from the coast after an extended stay.  Ensign A. Nelson, representing  the Salvation Army came in on  Tuesday's boat collecting for the  general fund of that organization.  A dance ia being arranged for  Friday evening in aid of the Ladies'  Hospital Aid, in the Morrison Hall.  Supper will be served.  Next Sunday in the Baptist  church the Rev. W. Arnold Bennett will preach on " The Quest  after Truth." At the evening service he will continue his series of  portraits of n.en and women  around town, under the topic "The  Worst Heretic in Kelowna." After  the morning service the Lord's  Supper will be administered.  The Ladies Aid Society of the  Baptist Church will hold, on Saturday December 8th, in Trench's old  store a sample sale of " Made in  Canada" goods. A large variety  of samples have been secured and  will be offered at bargain prices.  There will also be home cooking  on sale.  The Chancel Guild of St. Michael  and AH Angels will hold their annual sale of Christmas novelties on  Saturday, Dec. 1st, in the Prisoners  of War tea rooms. Ten per cent,  of'the profits will go to the Red  Cross and Prisoners of War Funds.  Afternoon tea and home cookery  Sale will begin at 2:30 p.m. There  will also be a meeting in the evening.  S-rosxettssoes^^  GOOD GOODS!  We invite your inspection of the lines we are at  present specializing in, and of which we have an  excellent assortment to choose from���  Suit Cases    Trunks     Club Bags  Horse Blankets Rubber lined Rugs  Wool Rugs      Gloves and Mitts  Robes of various kinds  AGENTS   FOR   THE  DELAVAL   CREAM   SEPARATOR  W. R. GLENN & SON  Pendozi Street Phone 150  Farewell Party to Mr.  and Mrs. Copeland  The home of Mr. and Mrs. R.  A. Copeland was the scene Tuesday evening of a little surprise  gathering of friends who had assembled to take leave of the family  on the occasion of their leaving  Kelowna for the farm recently  purchased by. Mr. Cepelar.d near  Lumby. The affair was quite an  impromptu one, and although  some fifty persons were present,  many more would have been  pleased to pay their respects to the  host ahd hostess had the arrangement been better known. The  coadiality shown bp all the visitors  was evidence of the great esteem  in which Mr. and Mrs. Copeland  have been held during their many  yeai a residence in the city. While  all regretted to see them leave for  fresh fields, the hope was heartily  expressed that they would meet  with happiness and success in  their new surroundings. Supper  was provided by Mr. and Mrs.  Copeland with their usual hospitality, and several musiual items added to the pleasure of the evening.  Although Mr. Copeland has been  engaged upon hia farm during the  past season, the family remained  in Kelowna, and he has been here  this week for the purpose of pack-  ing up. He expects that the car  with the furniture will be moved  out Saturday.  The current year's city taxes are  subject to 12i per cent, rebate if  paid on or before FRIDAY. NOV-  EMBER 30th. After this date the  gross amount bears interest at the  rate of 6 per cent. 20J per cent,  is too much tp pav for money,  Pay your taxes NOW and save  this amount.  1V4AKE your Christmas  Greeting a Personal  one an appreciated one  Send your Portrait���  make the appointment to-day  Your friends can buy anything you can  aloe them���except your Photograph.  McEwan  The Photographer  Rowcliffe Block Phone 251  GREASE AND OILS  PRE3T-0-UTE Eschar**  ���eCHAS. e. smith <*���**  QUICK AND SATISFACTORY  free air SERVICE TOES- **���  Phones: Offioe 232;  House 236  Hudson, Stocks & Co.  PORTRAITS   TAKEN IN ANY WEATHER  Announcement  With modern machinery and a supply of Oak and  Mahogany, we are able to turn out  Anything in the Furniture Line  at Factory Prices  Some corner or vacant space in your room mayr  require a Seat, Couch, Table or Bookcase of a  special design and size to fit it.  v   LET US HAVE THE ORDER  Woodcraft Mfg. Company  (INCORPORATION APPLIED FOR)  LAWRENCE AVE KELOWNA  OK.LUMBER CO.,Ltd.  Are now completely equipped to supply all  your lumber needs.  We have a large stock of local and  coast  ROUGH AND FINISHING LUMBER  of high-grade quality and in splendid condition.  A complete line of  DOORS  AND  WINDOWS  LATH AND SHINGLES  ..   i  i ..niiini PACK FOUB  KBLOWHA   UCOU  Thursday, Nov. 29th, 1917  Buy Your  Christmas  Goods Now  YOU are going to need a lot of  new things for yourself and for your  family for Christmas time; you are  going to need to buy a lot of Christmas presents for your friends.  Come in and Buy from us���we give  you "Big Value" for your money.  Articles For Ladies  Ladies' Waists, in Georgette Crepe, Violas, Silks, and  Crepe de Chene, in colors coral, grey, black, maize,  pink, and white, priced from $3.25 up  Fancy Hair Ornaments, in  shell or amber,  plain or  brilliant settings  Ladies' New  Corduroy and Tweed Skirts, in a good  range of colors, $8.50 up  We are showing a splendid range of Black and Navy  Serge Skirts, at $3.75 and $5  Fancy Ribbons for Handbags and various Chiistmas  gifts in a splendid range of colorings  Gifts for the Men  Men's sets of Suspenders, Armlets, and Hose Supporters, done up in Fancy Boxes, $1 and $1.25 per set  Men's Christmas Ties, boxed separately, 65c, 75c, $1  Silk Neck Scarfs, latest novelties, $2 each .  Men's Worsted Hose, in assorted colors, also in black,  at 50c. 65c, and 75c pair  Men s Mocha Lined Gloves, at $ 1.75, $2, and $2.50  Presents for Boys  Boys' Tweed Hats, in grey and green mixtures, stitched rims, with fancy bands, at $1.50  Boys' Kling-rClose Caps, in assorted Tweeds, $1,$ 1.25  Boys' Navy College Caps, at 60c  Boys' Windsor Ties in plain or plaids  Boys' Mocha Mitts       Boys' Heather Wool Gloves  All make Useful Christmas Gifts  Come to us for your  Christmas Groceries  We have everything you need and at the lowest price  Robinson's Home made Marmalade, in 4-lb. tins.. 85c  Camosun Tomato Catsup, made from fresh ripe  tomatoes, in  bottles    35c  Malkin's new season's Jams, in 4-lb. tins, in Strawberry, Raspberry and Black currant.  Oxo cordial, in 20-ounce bottles for  $ 1.25  FREE CUP given with each bottle.  Pimento Stuffed Olives  35c  Fancy Queen Olives, large bottle   70c  Cowan's Chocolate Ginger and Maple Buds, in fancy  boxes  35c  Cowan's Chocolates in assorted flavors, 1 -lb. boxes, 65c  Christmas Crockery  A great variety of most useful goods  Table Sets, B. & B. Plates, Cups and Saucers in open  stock, China Salts and Peppers, Cream and Sugar  Sets, Porridge Dishes, Mustards.  China Tea Sets of 40 Pieces  J. r. FUMERTON 1 CO.  THE CASH STORE " It Pays to pay Cash "  Dry Goods phone 58;   Grocery phone 35 .  Regular Delivery Hours:  Morning-9.30 and 11       Afternoon-3 and 5  WATER NOTICE  USE AND STORAGE  [ WANTED! 1  TAKE NOTICE ih.t Edward A.  Berneby, whose address is Okanagan  Mission, B.C, will apply lor a licence to  take and use one hundred (100) acre  feet, and to store one hundred (100) acre  feet of water out of Fraser Springs, ait-  ted in the S.E. quarter of ths N.E.  quarter of Section 24 T.p. 28, also known   , which flows in  a  northerly  direction and drains into Fraser Lake  about quarter of a mile south of the S.E.  corner of Sec. 25, Tp. 28. The storage  dam will Le located [at Fraaer Lake.  The capacity of the reservoir to be created is about one hundred (100) acre feet,  and it will flood about eight, acrea of  land. The water will be diverted from the  stream at ita source, and will be used for  irrigation and private power purposes upon  the land described as that portion of the  S.E. quarter section, 25 Tp. 28, owned by  applicant. This notice waa posted on the  ground on the 12th day of November,  1917. A copy of thia notice and an application pursuant thereto and to the  "Water Act, 1914," will be filed in the  office of the Water Recorder at Vernon,  B.C. Objections to the application may  be filed with the said Water Recorder or  with the Comptroller of Water Rights, Parliament Buildings, Victoria, B.C., within  thirty daya after the first appearance of  this notice in a local newspaper. The  date of the firat publication ol thia notice  is Thursday, November 15th, 1917.  52-4  FOB  SALE  CANARIES FOR SALE. Apply Mra. R.  W. Butler. Strathcona Avenue, off Pendozi Street, or phone 5603. 52tf  IN THE MATTER of the Estate of  DOUGLAS MACCLESFIELD AN  DERSON, late of Kelowna. B. C.  deceased.  NOTICE is hereby given that all Credit.  ors or other persons having any claim or  demand against the estate of the above  deceased, who died on or about the 24th  day of April 1915, and Probate of whose  Will   was   granted  to John Couasmaker  Anderson, Kelowna, B. C, on the 5th day  of October 1917, are required to aend in  their claima to the said John Couasmaker  Anderson, or to Messrs. Burne & Weddell,  Kelowna, B. C, his solicitors, on or before  the 22nd day of Decembernext, after which  date the Estate will be dealt with having  regard only to the  claims  and  demands  then received.  Dated the 22nd day of November, 1917.  BURNE & WEDDELL,  2-6 Solicitors for the Executor,  The Corporation of the City  of Kelowna  TAXES FOR 1917  Notice is hereby given that Friday, 30th  November, ia the last day upon which  taxea for the current year can be paid less  the one-eighth abatement.  All tax noticea have been mailed to the  ajsessed owners.    Any taxpayer who has  not received his notice may obtain a copy  by applying to the Collector for same.  G.H. DUNN,  Kelowna, B. C, City Clerk.  October 31st. 1917. 50-1-2  SYNOPSIS Of COAL MINING  BEGULATI0N8  Coal minis* rlgkva at tks Dominion la ilaJa  itooa. f.lsisslrsatwan aad Alberta, tits Yuko  Territory, tea Mortkwsss tarrilorloa. ems a  ortlu ol tee Flwriace oi llriliab Columbia.  mv ba laassS lac a sans ol twsntv-ons vsuxa  rial natal ol SI. aa ears. Not  aUW asm wus ba '  AppaVsallna lor Iks lease mat ka saarjs bs  hs soolleut ia ssnoa rat Ike Asset at Banna* ol tbs rtislriirl ia wajok lbs siifcta  Und lor an situated.  rxtbed  bs  saevu.no  or  HSTal  eelrstlvrsioae    ol  eoUoas. seal la sasnsnm i < tarsHssa tko  net anplM toe skall be staked ��st bi tbe  nnlioaat klsssslf  Beak eriDllnetron sslrst bt I  ^���j��*��n.  H Iks nubia  bat aot otbsr-  DPttM lor an not available, bat aot  1st.    A rojaltT skall bs oeid an tbs  beatable outwit ol tba asset at tke n  l use tea.  rsoa oosntlsw tbs alias skall far  >t with swora returns soooaatlnir  quantity ol BMcckanlabls'eosrl or  .Tbs persoa oosraUa* tbs mine skall laratsb  be eirenl with swora returns eeeoaatuur Ior  hs lull quantity ol tMccbanlabls-eosrl mined  ad   Day   tke royalty tksnea.   U tke   ooal  inlaa  rizkta an eo'. hate  oeerataa.   suoh  stums    shell   be luraichsd nt *  ���Ml  The lean will instate tke seal  ke   I.Urior. Ottawa, af   ie  rttvAmst ol KB 11 aTJl  s^akoeM   bs  ol  v. w.  XUaMf al tks Interior.  IN. B.-Oaeeihorlassl sail Its Msa el Sals ed.  .rtlaaeaaet will sat baWB  Ladles) Wlshlnii te Oris*  SPIRELLA CORSETS  <aa smsI  Mrs. J. H. DAVIES  Boom No. 1, Oak Hall nlook  bs-  wean the hours of 5.30 and 2.30 n.m.  n Saturday of sask weak, or at anv  ther time by appointment.  City Park Restaurant  WANTED TO BUY  Chickens        Ducks        Eggs  QUON  TAPE  P.O. Box 13 Phone 60  Comer Abbott Street end Eli Avenue  27tf  Automobile For Hire  O. D. CAMPBELL  Phone 219  FOR SALE, Indian Motor Cycle, Marine  Engine and Violin Cello. Apply C  Quinn, Kelowna. 2p  FOR SALE, good growthy 10-week.old  pigs, Berkshire ��� Yorkshire. Apply to  Berneby, Okanagan Mission. 2-4p  FOR SALE, White Leghorn Cockerels,  pure bred, Tom Barron English atrain.  $3 each. Mise Reekie, corner Water  and Eli Ave., Kelowna. 2  SITUATIONS VACANT  HELP WANTED. Any person, male or  female, wishing for work, ahould apply  at the office of the B.C, Evaporators,  Ltd., Cawston Avenue, 34tf  WANTED, man to aaw wood by the rick,  Good waget. Apply Hudson, Stocka  Studio. 2tf  MISCELLANEOUS  TENDERS WANTED, for cutting 500  corda of four-foot wood. Thos. Bulman,  Phone 3206. 50-1-2  BULBS���Roman Hyacintha, Paper White  Nercistus, Daffodils, Lilies (Hyacintha,  Tulips, (te, arriving soon), also Pot  Plants, Cut Flowers, et the Richter  Street Greenhouses. 51 tf  STRAYED from my piece at Benvoulin,  a dark bay gelding, ahod front feet,  branded bcth shoulder and hip, white  ater on foreheed, haa halter on. Reward  for information given J. B. Fisher, Benvoulin. 52tf  WANTED, good  Milk Cow.   Apply to  R. S. A., East Kelowna. 2-4p  TENDERS FOR BUTTERMILK-Tendere  for the surplua aupply of Buttermilk  from the creamery are called. Tenders  ahould be addressed to the Secretary  and received by the 1st of December,  1917.   Kelowne Creamery Limited.     2  TENDERS FOR WOOD-Tenden will  be received up to the 1st of December,  1917, for a supply of Wood of, tey 100  ricks, 16-in. or 18-in., to be delivered 10  or 12 ricks per month, Kelowna Creem-  ery Limited. 2  Buff Orpington and  White Wyandotte  Cockerels  These birds are bred end carefully selected for  egg type  and utility and are big  strong vigorous birds.  Prices $5, $3 and $2 each, according to their egg type  A. W. COOKE  Kelowna Field. Box 663, Kelowna.  51,1  CHRISTMAS  IN LESS THAN FOUR WEEKS  Do Your Xmas Shopping Early  Christmas Crackers. Only a few boxes this year and  no more coming forward.  Christmas Stockings. About one-third of our order is  all we could procure.  Christmas Confectionery. Half-pound, I pound, 2  pound, 3,4 and 5 pound boxes.  Beautiful designs, too.  s  Christmas Candy. From Ganong's beat down to one  cent ring sticks.  Christmas Cigars. In boxes of 10, 25 and 50, from  75c a box up.  Christmas Peels. In pound boxes, already cut, at  35c, or in bulk.  Christmas Fruits. Including Raisins, Currants, Dates,  Figs and Sultanas.  Christmas Nuts. Almonds, Walnuts, Brazils, Filberts,  Peanuts, and shelled Walnuts  and Almonds.  Christmas Puddings.   In one, two and  three pound  , '    crocks and in tins.  Christmas Cigarettes. In boxes of 50 or in cartons  J 100.  Christmas Tobacco. In happy - looking Christmas  wrappings.  Do Your Xmas Shopping Early  The McKenzie Co., Ltd.  LAYRITZ NURSERIES  Fruit and Ornamental Treea  ROSES  Small Fruits     Evergreens       Perennials  Price List and Catalogue from  J. C. STOCKWELL. Agent  P.S.-Place your ordera early aa slocks are  bound to be sold out by spring.  1-3  Viscount Reading, lord chief  justice, has been created an earl,  and Lord Northcliffe a viscount.  CIDER %  PURE     FRESH     CLEAN  Leave your ordera at the  Orchard City Evaporating Co.  Corner of Ellis Street and Cawston Av.  51 tf  Sat. is th* last day for baring them  Increase Your Subscription to  c  d  anaaa s  Victory Loan  We will assist you by advancing, for term not  exceeding 5 years,  Up to 80 per cent, of face value of 20 year Bonds  ���     85 per cent.       ���       ,,       ,,     10   ���,  ,,     90 per cent.       ���       ,,       ���       5   ���  on the security of your personal note, the Bond  being held as collateral.   Notes can be paid by  instalments if desired.  Full particulars on application to  OKANAGAN LOAN & INVESTMENT TRUST CO., LTD.  i

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