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 Se-YteytA  KctoUma Ikcori)  VOL. vm, NO. n.  KELOWNA BRITISH COLUMBIA, THURSDAY. FEBRUARY 3. 1916.-6 PAGES  $1.50 Par Aasum  Economies Effected at  City Power  Local Rancher End Life With  Rifle Shot  Another Zeppelin Raid  Over England Monday  Committee Recommends Re-  '*  ductioa ot irtatt ��� huel  tor NextJK ear  �����  Way. .and menu.' wars dkousjesl at  the regular city couuojl meeting last  Friday morning* of meeting iho loss  shown in the operation of the;  light  and water plants during ihe pa.t year fn greit "dirtres," and not'at Krst un-  and the po.s.b>l.ty of .continuance of derBtan(Jmg the cauae o( hw ,������,���  the dsoreased revenue tor some tune bo j^ ���,,��� ran out ^ alftrmed ^  ""' . neighbors who   oameto her assistance.  Alderman Duggan  as the new chair- Jt ^ ^ ^ however ^ rendw  .man of the committee reported   that  he,p ^ ,.fe ^ % ^    ���.  the matter had been under eon..dera-1 tinot {m 90me time     , 8trap ^  tion by the oomnuttee, and it had been looped 8trin   attftohed wa9 lyi        b  decided to recommend certain eoonom-' .�����.�����..    .._.���������  In a fit, ol deapondenoy following an '   attack  of grippeand other trouble., Considerable Damage in East-  Alphonso   Lofevro, age 28, one ot     B , .....      , J,  well-known family of ranchers oa   the      ern and Midland Counties  Vernon Road near Kelowna shot him- . .  self through the chest Sunday afternoon last, and died almost Immediately. Hia body was found by hie mother an hour or two. after lying in   his  A raid by six or seven Zeppelins  took place Monday night over the  oaBtern,   northern and midland ooun-  i_.j,��      ��� i    . ui    i      j _j��l tieB of England, according to announ  bedroom in a pool of blood, and with , ��� _     s   u ��"  cement of the war office.  a discharged rifUs lying by his    side.  A number of bombs were    dropped  Overseas Boys are  Entertained at Rutland  Rutland News  People of Ellison and Rutland  Provide Generously for  their Visitors  I  Mi  Mr. Harold Fitzpatrick is at preaant  da   a visit to    bis parents, Mr. sad  Mr*. P. FHspatriok.  a ���  Mr. W. Gay returned Saturday from  a visit to Golden, where he had officiated in connection with hi. offioe  in the Sons of Fngland Lodge.  Ob   Thursday   afternoon    last   th*  17?nd Caribou Rangers    and the Kol-  owna Volunteer Reserve, by special invitation of the good people of Rutland j"'"  ^^^^^^^^^^^^^ and Ellison, marched out to the Rut-  killing 54 and wounding 67 people as innd BChool house. The parade which  well as causing considerable damage was nearly 80 strong moved off, to the  to property. Imusio of fife and'drum band, the Kel-  A resumption of the Zeppelin raids  ownft Volunteer Reserve, as a special  on   London and the east   coast     of compliment leading the column. ...    ,.    ,,,..        .      .  England was expected by the British     0n arrival at    Rutl(ind iU so.dieJ^^1���)1 2^.���* Un'  authorities, and on January 2* a spe- aa() tkeir friends were warmly welcom  Mr. Wanless arrived l.st week .from  Fort William    and had taken up reai-  Mr. W.    McDonald's.    It is  his intention to work the orchard own  ed by his father in Rutland.  a a  Mr. S. Gray, who wmt from Kelowna to Calgary two weeks ago to  join the 137th regiment recruitiru  der Lieut.-Coi. Morfitt, halt been     sp  ies. The first was a reduction in the  staff, involving the lineman and one  of the men handling fuel into the power house. This was to take effect from  the end of February and from then  on the office 'staff would be requested  to read the light and water meter..  .It was also recommended that the  counoil consider the expediency of purchasing from the Kelowna Sawmill to.  the horse and cart at present used  for the hauling of fuel at the power  house, and that in view of a prospective shortage in the fuel supply tor  neat winter, arrangements be made  to call for tenders for about WOO  cords of green wood for next wintor's  use.  Alderman Sutherland said thut the  late committee had informed Mr.  Lloyd-Jons, that the oity would take  delivery of a" the sawdust produced by  the mill in 1916. Mr. Lloyd-.! ves  has intimated that there might o. a  considerable quantity of lumber let  during the current year. With reference to the purchase of the horse and  cart, while no price had been I laced  upon it the company had expressed a  willingness to Bell it to the city, and  has also stated that they might wish  to arrange with the city for ita use  during the time the sawmill was in operation.    The recommendations of the committee were adopted by resolution. Mayor  Jones remarking that in view of ihe  reduction of the staff the salaries of  .' the' remain'ng employees of the department affected would not be-reduced, as a saving of approximately 12,  000 for the year would be made by  throwing additional work upon the  - rest of the staff.  It was also decided to call for tenders for not more th-in 1000 cords of  green fir or pine.  Alderman-Harvey, chairman of the  Parks committee reported having ap-  proaohed Messrs. L. E. Taylor, D. W,  Crowley and W. J. Pa'mer, who had  consented to act as members of the  Park, commission for the current  year. Their appointment was .accordingly approved by the council.  On the suggestion of the Mayor Alderman Harvey and Alderman Ratten-  ' bury were appointed to act with him  as a committee to deal with all matters concerning the looal military organization.  ^^^^^^^^^^^^^  The meeting was then adjourned to  Friday, February 11th at 10 a.m.  Former Kelowna Printer  Meets Death in Blizzard  ifter   placing   the  pull the trigger  giin to hia   chest.  looped string attached wa9 lying     by    . , .    -  . .      .        ,.      J*"'"    "���* "���� "*""* w-"~m   pointed Quarter-master Sergt  the rifle, and H U supposed that the *f.  "g *?' TM \the  )ollC�� ��* by Mr. Michael Hereron and   other,1' H .^  deceased used this to dl the trisirer *-'  aHw "**"** to  *��� 10're��9e prominent residents, and sat down to a     w    r   w   T        . .    .   .       l      . ,  deceased used this to pull the trigger ^ ^ ^^ pniMgm &^t hcB. ^ ^ ^^ ., which Tuf. |   Mr. O. H. Longstaffe *-��- to ��'  tile aircraft, recently provided in the  kfly, cbickeil( M and hara, flankwj b    **    thank    the people of ButUnd,  metropolitan d strict, advised ita pub-(J|U 80rta 0f m0st delicious pies     and Benv��ul,n *nd Wowna, for their very  lie on the    occasion of air raids     to!*.!��� u^ �� ^��-��;��������.,B �����* I prompt and gemrous assistance  take cover.  The latest raids  which must have censed almost instantaneous death, nn 1 the bullet  lodged in the door of the room.  At the istiuest, held.Monday, it was �� _ & ,  ,,,,,' ...   W .'.   a  .   German aircraft occurred  stated that while it was possible that �����        j    ft.      .  ,,       ,   ,        '   , ,��� - - .    va   and   34   when  the ishot could have come from outside, the evidence, clearly indicated  that the wound was self in'licted. Accordingly tha iury brought in a verdict of "suicide dur'n^ a >':t of despondency."  The funeral too'f nta-e Tiiei?dav at  the Koman C&'ho'lic burying ground,  Okanagan Mission.  Deceased who was one of a lftrff��  family of son^ and daughters, whose  father, one of Kelowna district's pion-  eere tfied some fourtern or fifteen years  ago.  England by  January  hostile aeroplanes  dropped bombs along the oast coast  of Kent, killing or wounding a few  persons and an fteroplan? attacked  the station, barracks and docks at  Dover.  Only recently the defence of London  from aif attacks has been placed in  the hands of the war office; previously the AdmhVty hfld charge of this  matter. Both th^sc departments, however, have been co-operating.  ������O   Series of Lectures to Farmers  . Edgar W. Harris, editor and proprietor of the Coronation (Alta.) Beview,  met a sad. and tragio death on Sunday January 16th. Harris who' was  at one time on the staff ol the Kelowna Courier had been suffering from  an attack ol la grippe, but refused to  lav up, .and on Saturday, January 15  he became delirious, and ��� friend stayed with him all night. On Sunday  morning he was better, and his friend  left him for a while. - A little later  Harris dressed -and went out. A blizzard was raging at the time, and it  was very cold, below zero. He was  soon missed, and' searchers went in  all directions, but no trace of him  could be found. He was just swallowed up in the-snowstorm. The search  went on on Monday with no success.  On Tuesday the mayor called upon the  storekeepers to close their stores and  all join in the search. This was done,  and in the afternoon Mr. Harris was  found dead on the prairie about three  miles from town, where'8e'Bad'evidently fallen from ahauftlen.  Handel's "Messiah" at  Methodist Church Tuesday  With a view to providing lovers of  good music with an evening's entertainment and at the same time assisting the Patriotio Fund die local earn,  of the Methodist and Baptist chukches  have united, and with the assistance  of the orchestra of tne Kelowna Philharmonic Society will render the lolloping program next Tuesday evening  at 8 o'clock in the Methodist church:  Overture    The Orcksatra  llecit    (Comfort Ye)  Air     (Every Valley) ... Mr. F. Pedlar  Chorus, 'And the Glory" . The Choir  Pastorale Symphony . . The Orchestra  Beeit    (There were Shepherds)  "        (And, Lo the Angel of  of the Lord)  *        (And   the   Angel  said  unto them)  "       (And   suddenly,    there  was with the Angel)    Miss F. A. Pearson  Chorus, "Glory to God in the  Highest"   The Choir  Recit (Then shall the eyeB of  Blind)  Air      (He shall feed his flock)    Mis. E. Magee  Air (Come ruto Him) . Miss P. Pitt  Chorus, "Behold the Lamb of  God." The Choir  Air, "I know that my Redeemer Ijveth". Miss F.A. Pearaon  Chorus "Hallelujah" .... The Choir  Chorus, "Worthy is* the Lamb."    The Choir  INTERVAL  Contralto   Solo "Angus   Macdonald"  (Roeokel) .. . . Miss E. Magee  Tenor Solo, "I hear you calling me.'  ,    (Marshall) .. . Mr. F. Pedlar  Concerto in "D"    Minor for two vio-  lins and piano, . �� .. (Bach)  ���   Mrs. W.    Greensted, Mies A.   Hogarth and Mr. Drury Pryce.  Soprano Solo "Fairies from the Moon'  (RusBell) . Miss F.A. Pearson  Pianoforte., Solo "Why"     (Schumann)  " "    "Whims" (Schumann)  ..'.  Miss E. Jones  Vocal Duel "Love is meant to. make  us Glad."  Miss F.A. Pearson, Mr. F. Pedlar.  "GOD SAVE THE KING" ���  The   conductor is Miss Frances   A.  Pearson, who has spent a lot of time  and energy training the large choir for  the choruses.    Judging by the     program presented ���nd the fact that the  proceeds are for a patriotio purpose a  good   attendance can reasonably     be  anticipated.  The 172nd are arranging a ;;riind  military ball to take place in Morrison'. Hall next Thursday evening,  Fabru.ry 10th,  Farmers are ever alive to add to  thrfr knowledge of farming anl the  best methods to pursue in getting the  most from their land and to receive  the best prices for their livestock. It  has become an axiom with British Columbia farmers to farm' better and  with the idea of helping them us much  as possible to overcome the vexing  prob'ems which they have to face the  I provincial department of agriculture  has arranged a series of meetings to  be held in the various part, ol , the  province when the men of the department will lecture on subject, of vital  interest to British Columbia farmers.  Dairying, milk testing, and butter  making will be taken up by T. A. P.  Wiancko, assistant provincial dairy  instructor, who is one of the best  known dairymen in the province. S.  H. Hopkins, assistant livestock commissioner will speak on live stock  judging, mixed farming, cattle ailment  and other matters of interest to the  mixed farmers. Soils and crops will be  dealt with by Mr. H. 0. English, while  H. E. Upton, the enterprising assistant poultry instructor will lecture on  poultry as well as give a number of  demonstrations.  J. L. Hilborn, of west Summerland,  will take the horticultural' subjects,  and will deal with all phases of this  work. Mr. Hilborn is one of the most  successful fruit 'and vegetable growers  in the province and has a thorough  knowledge of the industry  It is certain that the farmers of the  district will make a poml of attending the lectures, whioh will bo short  and timely. A detailed program of the  points to be visited by the livestock  and mixed farming lecturers will be  given next week.   0   GREAT FLAGPOLE FROM B. C.  ARRIVES AT KEW GARDENS  Once the pride of a British Columbia  forest, a 215-foot flagstaff Bow lie. in  the Thames off Kew Gardens. Owing  to an adverse tide, it transpired that  the journey up river was not actually  oompleted last week an was expected,  but it' was finally accomplished without the giant pole (.n"e grazing a  bridge, though tho river was decidedly  choppy. The clerk at Kew wrote out  a receipt for 215-feet of flagpole on a  two-inch piece of paper��� "Received in  good condition, one log." The adventures of the pole are by no means at  an end. The Garden authorities are  now faced with the big task of raising  it across the ha-ha ("no ha-ha matter," writes a correspondent), the moht  which bounds the river-front of the  Gardens and then dragging it a quarter* of.�� mile to the mound where the  old flagpole stood for so many years.  A derrick will then have to be used  and the" Richmond council have given  permission for onvto be erected, but  some little time will elapse before this  stag. i. Maenad.  e.kes formed a conspicuous part. I  After supper a concert interspersed j  with short addresses was given in the  capacious school room.    Mayor Jones  after  his unfortunate fire.  The .Young   People's Club held     a  -ui    r.i-j ,-l     v ���        j    mi. kj meeting last Thursday evenmg at Mr..  ably fiUed the chair, and with him on D,    _ _, . .   , _.  g" * , ,��� i      in      Plowman s    to    reorgaaze    and elect  the platform were Lieutenants Allen  and McLaren, Private Wm. Wilson of  the Princess Pats and MesBra. Hereron  new officers for she season. The    following were    elected:    President, Miss  ,, .       K. Farris;    Vice-President,    W. PIow-  andDemson.    After a few appropriate ^Sectary-Treasurer,  E.   Monford.  remarks, he called upon Mr.  Hereron to address the audience, whioh  he did in his well-known hearty and  characteristic manner bidd'ng his visitors welcome to the district in a way  that left no' doubt as to the sincerity  'W the welcome.  Short speeches were also given by  Lieut. Allen, Rev. Mr. Tanner and Mr.  Denison.  Tho following gentlemen assisted in  entertaining tho large audience with  songs, recitations, etc. Sergt. Chaplin, Corporals McCreadv and Meugens,  and Private Brent, Messrs. Ferrier,  Johnson, Beale, Boyd, Bond,   -layes.  One of the most "enjoyable entertainments ever given in the valley . was  brought to an end by singing "God  ��ive the King," and the giving of  three hearty cheers for Rutland, Ellison and Mike Hereron, after which the  Kelown. guests were driven to their  homes by their kind entertainers.  The great trouble and pains taken  by the hospitable people of Rutland  and Ellison to entertain their guests  was the subject of monv highly com-  plimcntarv remarks d"- n' thj evening  and although the people of these  places are noted for doing things very  thoroughly thev certainly outdid I hem  wives last Thursday.  The 172nd were und��r the command  of Lieutenants Allen and McLaren and  tho Kelowna Volunteer Reserve Under  Sec. Comr. J. R. Beale. Mr. Blair ol  Winnipeg and his son Trooper Blair  (L.S.H.) marched with the reserve.  The only casualties reported were a  couple of frozen hands and one toe.   O   Summerland Conservatives  Elect Officers  The annual meeting of the 1 <baral-  Consarvative Association at Wist iunl  ���norland was held last Monday evening  when the following omoan were elected for she coming year: President, J,  A. Kirk; first vice-president, E. It-  Simpson; second vioo-proaid>nt, 11. V.  Agur; secretary, J. M. Sutherland,  and treasurer, A. B. Elliott.  Amongst the resolutions passed the  following was adopted: "Resolved that  thi. association express it. completo  conKdenee in Mr. J. W. Jones, the  chosen candidate of the Liberal-Conservative Association of the Southern  Okanagan constituency for election to  the British Columbia Legislature, and  pledges him its unqualified support,  believing that in him they have a candidate whose integrity is unquestioned  and who. has gained great and valuable knowledge of the special needs  of our district through intimate con  tact with the development of its chief  industry and through years of markedly successful municipal servioe."  O  The provincial department of agriculture will conduct February 2nd to 11th  a nine-days "Short -Course" at West  Summerland, similar to the one held  last year at Kelowna, when the offi-  ccials of the department will deliver  lectures on matters of vital interest  to the farmer, and fruit grower, in  that district. An extensive program  ha< been mapped out by the department, and include, lecture, and demon  stration. on poultry, lipesjtook and  hottioultur. i* detail.  A meeting is to bo held every Friday  evening.  a a  A meeting of the Farmer's Organization Association was held Monday  even-'ng and was well attended. It m  decided amongst other things to take  Up the question of "'Orchard Protection" in accordance with suggestions  made recently through the fruit inspection stall 0f the district. It i. the  intention to hold regular meetings ol  the Association every second Monday  of the month.  a' a  St. Andrews church, was the scene  o' a very pretty and popular wedd'ng  last Wednesday, January 26th, when  Mis. Mabel Agnes Fitzpatrick became  the wife of John Weajley Fleming.  Promptly at .1 o'clock the bride entered the church leaning on the arm of  ber father, and took her place by the  side of the groom at th? altar, Mia.  Elva Fleming acted as flower girl, and  Master Dudley Fitzpatrick as page.  Miss Joy Fleming presided at tho organ.  The oeremony was performed by ��he  Rev. David Lister. At ihe conclusion  of the servioe, a beautiful bouquet from  the St. Andrew's Ladies' Guild, ot  which the bride was secretary, was  presented by little Ruth Jo'sastoa.  The church w.s very tastefully deo-  orated with evergreen and white ribbon.  Long before the ceremony started  the church was crowded with the  friends of the young couple, whioh testified in a measure to the esteem in  which the bride and groom were held  in the district.  After leaving the church the newly  married couple and a number of their  friend, repaired to the home of the  bride where a sumptuous repast was  partaken of.  Mr. and Mr.. Fleming will take up  their residence on the farm of Mr. Gns  Anderson, just east of Kelownai  Freeing Over ef Lake  Recalls Eariy Dap  Bright  Sunny   Weather But  Unusually Low Temperature*  The freexing of Okanagan Lake i.  fortunately of sufficiently ran occur-  rence to make it ��� notable event in  the annals of the valley, and QimyssB.  tively few of the residents bare remember . Mate of affair, ootnparnble with  present condition.. It araa -n IW7  that the lake at Kelowna last presented a continuous sheet of <e�� front  one aide to the other, but even than  lake navigation was continued uninterrupted lo far a. Kelown* wa. concerned. The real old-timers kuwnver,  can go back to the year 1993, oventy-  three year, ago when the boat, plying  in the lake were too small to keep a  channel open ttnd communication wa.  cut off for several weeks. Get one of  Kelownn's pioneers around the stove  some evening and man/ are the rata,  he can spin of the exciting time, the  residents had then freighting their  goods in by road from Vbrnon through  blinding snowstorm, and drift, which  could swallow up a team and .leigh.  We have not got to any such pitch  yet, and it it to be fervently hoped  hoped we .hall not. Until last night  the Sioamous has been able to make  every trip through as far as Summer-  land, though the going further down  the lake Has been a little strenuous.  Last night, however, the boat found  it impossible to get neared than three  miles of Summerland, and during today the tug Castlegar has been occupied in the endeavor to break a way  through to allow the Sicamou. to  return. It is feared that if the cold  does not abate, it will be found impossible to continue the regular trips  further south than Kelowna.  Notwithstanding the low temperature the days of the past week  have been bright and sunny, and if  one could forget the water pipes and  the diminishing wood pile the weather  is not too bad.  feitlfr Krrfft  Compiled   by 6. S.   Bingar, Qovan-  Jan.  Wilson Landing and  Westside Notes  The first of the return thanks post  cards in connection with the Tobacco  Fund has recently been received at this  office, .from Mr. G. Tnnjo, in the  trenches, "somewhere in France." Also  some very interesting letters, .from the  boys describing how they spent their  Christmnstido with their efforts toward festivities. The incident, are indeed amusing in the telling and un-  mistaken in their usual vigorous spirit. We can only hope that they hre  spared the unusual cold wo are experiencing.  a a  Mr. G. Reid partakes ol the nature  of a public benefactor, having recently  destroyed a wild-cat, which had accounted lor the whole of Mr. RedweU's  fowls, including some fine laying hens.  It had then gone south to Mr. field's  where it helped itself to a dozen or  more, before he discovered it. Than  prying creature, are verv expensive for  the rancher to feed and it would appear that a little help to get rid ot  them would he very acceptabt. to hen  V*Mrt.  Jan.  JANUABY  Temperatures  Max.        Min.      10          -7  5 ....    18            7  9 ....    H          as  11....  16 ...    ......    6         -���  23 ...     91           18  2, ...       S         -9  30 ...       5         -T  31 ...       9       -18  SNOWFALL  Observations  Morning      Evening  . 1 . .  . .   1.95     .19  2 . .  . ..   1.25      .13  8    .  S  9 .  .  . .    .75     .07       S  10 .  . . .   1.00     .10  11    .  . .    s  ..18 .  . .   . s  30. .  .. .    .25     .09  91 . .  . .    .95     .09  23  2.00     .90  26 .  . .     .50     .06  28 .  ...    S  30 .  . . .    .87     .03  7.59      .79   9.50     .95  Total precipitation .    JB    O  Lieut. Allen, ot the lTSod kit aWtv  day on a brisf visit to Wsdqnsu l��s��  at Kamloops, PAGE TWO  KELOWNA   RECORD  KELOWNH RECORD  Published every Thursday at Kelowna,  British Columbia  JOHN T.EATHLEY  Editor and Proprietor  BUBS0R1PTI0N  HATES  |1.50    per    year:    76c,    six    months.   Vuited  st.-.itM 60  i->'nt:i  additional.  All Bul)ncriDtiomi Davable in advance  Subtler iron at the regular rate tan have  t)\tru paper* imiiled to Iriendn at a dULun.-e  ui  HALF HATE.  i.e.. 76 oontn i��r year.  This HiKx-ml oriviU-irn it* itrnnted lor the  liiirui>Htf  ol   uHlvertiwinist  t''e  ritv   -vrnl diati ict.  ADVERTISING  HATES  LODGE NOTICES, PROFESSIONAL CARDS.  ETC., '..(i retitH per column inch twr molts  LAND AM) TIMBER NOTtOES-80 davi, $6:  00 dave |7.  WATER  NOTICES���S9  for live li.nert.onn.  LEGAL ADVERTISING���First   Insertion,   12  runts p��r lino: each ��ul>seiiuent insortinn. 9  Dents ner  linn.  CLASSIFIED ADVERTISEMENTS -2 ranli  ue'r word firat Insertion, 1 cent per word  '�������� ii Bubticiiucnt Insertions  DISPLAY ADVERTISEMENTS - Two Inches  and undur. 60 cents ner inch first Insertion  over two tnobei 4U cents per inch liral insertion:    20   cents   per   iivli   cm h   imii'ui. meat  Insertions  'All chnnirea in contract (uheitinementa imisl  be in the liunds of the printer by Tucsdav  evening to ensure publication in the next  issue.  Grading Dairy Products  Saskatchewan   seeuia   to be without  doubt tukiny; the lead in dairying, not  , in the quantity ol output but in  quality unci also in tho systematic  .organization of the industry,  Most of the creameries are worked  . on it co-operative basis and operated  by the government. In order to  improve the standard of the output  from these, the grading of the cream  was started some years ago. This  was found to work so effectively iti  improving' the quality that many farmers were sending cream of better  quality than required by the standard  .for the best grade, hi order to meet  this situation a higher grado was  added to tho then-existing classification,  . The following grading of cream is  now in use, an I is giving excellent  satisfaction: /  Extra--No.   1.���Perfectly  sweet     and  fit for table use,  No.  1.���Cream, clean and fresh flav-  . ..ored,  showing    no sediment  and    freo  of lumps and curdy matter.  .;.    ���        So. 2i���Sour or sweet cream,   slight-  .��� Jy off or strong in flavor, but   of   a  smooth un;l v iv c luistency.  .. . No. 6'. Cream thtt does not quality  for grades one    or    two. This   cream  will bfl rejected.  : The" producer receives monetary CopV  ?,.*��������� ^pensittiori for the extra work involved  in supplying the highest grade of  xreamv -This is three cents more per  poundsvOf. butter fat for.J/.xtra No. ,1,  :f>$ J'ijd W2 -cents' above No.' 2.  In  no instance,  reports \\.  A.    Wilson, dairy commissioner, his   a   furm-  .'ir ���''���'er'tupjilyin^. Extra No. i. cream withdrawn his patronage from a cooperative creamery while in some cases the  ^���/...-fanners supplying No. 'J cream     have  ��� \      withdrawn their support, and although  the- volume of business declined,    the  quality of the butter, because of     the  absence of much of the No. 2. cream,  snowed ii decided improvements   Their  withdrawal     in   most    cases  was  only  temporary, sin '0 the price paid for the  better flavored.cream proved a powerful tuagnet  and  tlioSG who yielded    to  its "influence" have demonstrated      that  where   dollars   und    cents arc thj reward  for labor the possibility of   the  production    of sweet  flavored,     clean  cream is seldom questioned. This practice   Is    the    forerunner of profitable  r .    markets,  which everyone knows means  ii       profitable returns    to (In d dry     far-  .: ���     iner,  (irading  lias   proved  so  satisfactory  in the case of thn cream that it   has  now  been extended  to  the butler.  <> Bach creamery    is designate;! by     a  letter and each churning by a separate ndmber, [.nth th- creamery let-  . let1 and the <h lining number are  stamped on every box ol butter packed from a particular churning. A  daily report is made our at the  creamery, which shows also this in-  v.. formation, together with the number  of boxes of butter from that particular churning. On the arrival of the  butter at cold storage each week it  is an easy, matter to sort out and examine a box ��f butter from any.  (hurning.  1 \a\ :ng Information on each man  nirer's daily, work, it is possible to  classify the butter consignments according to the requirements of the  respect ive markets or individual dealers, thus preventing second grade  butter being shipped to any point  and in this way satisfy the various  customers. . AH consignments are ordered, shipped from cold storage by  reference to the official grade certificates, the originals of which are ��ub-  lequently forwnrded to the purchaser,  th> duplicates being retained on file  for reference.  ���  No one need arguo th it it is inipot-  Okanagan Ambulance League  The Okanagan Ambulanse League  continue to render valuable service to  the overseas forces by shipping large  bundles of material monthly. During  the past mon'h thn shipments Iron.  Kelowna Included ISO surgical dressings, 68 pairs of sox, 0 suits of pyjamas, 30 operation stockings, 10 unit-  led face cloths, 54 face cloths, 1 pair  of bed sox, 10 personal property tiftgB,  M hot water bottle covers, MO -miaH  pads, 012 handkerchiefs; 10 shirts, 5  pairs of mits, 13 scarves, IM) many-  tuilcd bandages', "> pillow slips.  The eotnmittiv wish to thank the following for th ill" donations: Miss  Storey', 1 pair, of sox; Mrs. Simpson,  2 hot water bottle covers; Mrs. Ben-  -ion, mitts; Mt-n. ���). W. Jones, 1 pairs  of sox; Mrs. Draper, 8 pairs of sox, -1  pillow oases. 1 pair of flannelette  blankets; The Westbank branch, 1 pillow, 5 pairs .of sox, 2 pairs of mitts,  II tray clotln, 21 face cloth", 1 kn'-t-  led face cloths, lo hot water bottle  covers, .16 mouth wipes, 110 handkerchiefs; Okanagan Mission branch, 70  handkerchiefs, 10 face cloths, I pairs  of sox, M pairs of bed *ox, 5 BDouldtl  pads, 1 laundry bag. 2 ti'ay cloths, I  three-cornered bandage, 10 towels, I  pillow, 2 pillow slips, 2 suits of pyjamas, 11 many-tailed bandages, 43  bandages.  The League committee request that  all those who have scarves to knit  will endeqyor so have them in by next  Tuesday as no moi'e will be sent ftWay  after th it date.  Following   is  the  financial   statement  for tin month of January:  Balance from December  .   .   .   $111.46  Surplus from  New  Year's eve  dance      4.00  Westbank ('hristmas t ree entertainment           7.50  Proceeds    from     "In    Sunny  Franco."       175 ' 0  Percentage on songs  (Sunny  France)        12.35  Through  the  Rev.   P.   Stocks        5.00  Contribution basket ...  .05  T. G  1.00  Masquerade dame        1*7.70  Mrs. Knox (sale <>f kitten)  ...        5.00  Total  receipts  ....  Total expenses  ..  Balance in hand  $350.08  .   172.50  SU86.5R  RELIC HUNTERS TEAK UP CABIN  OF NORTHERN POET  Word has come to hand that while  Robert W. Service has been playing  handball with death by throwing tho  bombs in Flanders, tourists visiting  Dawson have practically torn his cabin to pieces and cut up the logs for  Souvenirs. The in0ose head that hung  over his door has shared a similar  fate.  All of this is very exasperating to  many northerners, who have a high  regard for '"Hob" Service, not because  he has won fame in the literary  world, but because of his many manly  attributes. Northerners also have a  sentimental regard for Service's   cabin  The northern people love this cabin  as they love "Dob" Servioe. Service  is a (|uiet diffident may��� yet one who  always did his share and more a! the  Work on1 the trail. He WaB never too  tired to do Q thousand chores about  the camp in winter.  Wh n. he made the long march from  Edmonton to the mouth of the Mackenzie river, and thence across the  dread Rat Portage at Fort Yukon, a  journey that occupied a year and a  half in the wilderness, Service bore  more than his share l(f the hardship  and agony of the journey.  Inside'of the cabin are u number of  inscriptions and mottoes written by  Service when he was struggling for  recognition which litter came to him.  The raspberry bushes and flowers  which Service planted are still in tho  yard.  . .   ,      o   STOLIi A TELEGRAPH POLE  A private in the 2nd Cameron Highlanders gives an amusing .example of  the coolness of oiir men at the front.  He writes':  ���'It was in'the trenches in France,  and the wood for keeping the fire in  was running short, and the men didn't  know what to do, whin an Inverness  chaP came to tho rescue and asked the  captain's permission to take down a  telegraph pole from the back of our  trench. The captain said he couldn't,  but in a joke he said 'You can take  down that one,' pointing to one in  front of the German parapet, little  thinking that the man would venture  out.. That same night, armed with a  rifle and Japanese saw, three of the  boys -went out and returned untouched  with the pole. Wo wondered what the  Germans thought next morning when  they saw the pole was gone."  sible to send good cream to the creamery during' the summer months, for  the results of some of the cooperative  creameries show that as high as 80  per cent, of the cream received during  tho six summer months graded Extra  No. 1. or No.' 1.  WHENBUYINGYEAST  INSIST ON HAVING  THIS PACKAGE  Random Remarks  (By tho "Chi..")  m  decline"substitutes  Many Loose Lives  When Dam Bursts  Southern California has been terror  stricken during the past week, owing  to the terrible storms which luave resulted hi the giving away of some of  tho large dams in the Otay valley, 15  miles to the south of San Diego. The  Lower Otay dam burst late on Thursday afternoon last and released some  15,000,000.000 gallons of water which  swept in a ma(i rusn down the valley  carrying everything before it. Many  houses, with their occupants were carried out to sea by the hugh wall of  water over 30 feet nigh.  Communication was completely destroyed and bridges washed away and  the survivors Buffered terribly from  exposure and  lack  of  food.  Scores of persons aro reported missing and over sixty bodies have already  been recovered from the debris. The  property loss will probably amount to  more than $1,000,000.  The heavy rn'nfall was also accompanied by a 'ugh wind which caused  considerable trouble to shipping on  the California coast, but the danger at  sea appeared to have passed with tha  moderation of the ffnle.   .'  The floods have thrown almost tho  entire portion of southern California  into panic a.* where the flood water  has not itself reached the towns it  has in miinv cases washed away the  waterO mains supplying many of the  smaller towns, leaving them without  drinking water.  Reports from various parts of the  western States indicate that the storm  1ms affected many districts and owing  to the rapidly ris'ng water in many  of the rivers much gttviety if felt and  many are removing to places of safety. The storm is reported to be the  worst in twenty years, and with the  low temperatures prevailing, much suf-,  fering will result. Relief parties however in automobiles and huge trains o.  motor trucks are being hurried to the  stricken districts.  ANTI.A1RCRAFT ARTILLERY  The past year and a half of war has  resulted in a remarkable advance in  anti-aircraft artillery. Whereas atthe  beginning of the conflict, the aviators  considered themselves secure when flying at altitudes of 8,000 feet, since  the shrapnel burst some thousands of  feet below them, then thu-e is attendant danger today even when flying at  10,000 feet. The range of the antiaircraft guns has been steadily increas  ed from below 5,000 feet la over 10,-  000. It is bceomin-j increasingly difficult for aeroplane observers to conduct effective reconnaissances, owing  to the great height at which they are  coinpeJled to fly ov^-r inemy positions.  "A chiel's among ye takdn' notee,  And feth he'll print them/'  "Winter retgneth o'er the land  Freezing with its icy breath;  Dead and bare the tall trees stand  All is chill and drear as death.  But the sleeping earth shall1 wake.  ''Sew bom flowers shall burst  in bloom,  And all nature rising break  Glorious from its wintry tomb."  W. W. HOW.  * ��  Isn't the iveathu- awful. It Is told  comfort to be told "this is nothing to  what it is on the prairie." Itestead of  fooling   more   comfortable the remark  "gars mo grue."  ��        *  I do think the time has arrived for  inaugurating u movement against the  thermometer, tho conduct of whioh has  been so low of late as to be positively  scandalous. Who says a thermometer  prohibition league?  Talking of prohibition, by the way,  there is one point on which the prohibitionists and the toper are agreed,  viz., their common desire to put oVtwb  drink.  * *  There is no end to scientific discovery. Among the latest is a new substitute for coal which is found in eiderdown quilts and bUn'tets (see advertising column) The problem whioh  confronts tho careful housewife in this  connection is how to apply those productions in cookery.  Lake navigation must be a -  tedious and dangerous Calling j  now, and ono that does not seem- attractive to the ordinary onlooker. One  would not care to bet on the punctuality of the "Sicamous" these dayi.  * ���  In a Scottish village store there was  every appearance of a burglary. The  window was broken badly, and other  evidence of violence was apparent. A  policeman, and a Highlander at that,  calno on the scene and solemnly investigated the window. After a thorough  inspection outside hj cautiously entered the store, emerging shortly after  all his stoicism gone, he remarked to  the curious bystanders: "My goodness: the window is broken on the  inside tool"  'Tia a good thing to namo your author when quoting, but better when  you are sure of your ground. The  other day on acquaintance rounded o&  some general remarks on human weaknesses and foibles by* quoting as follows: "Well, well, as John Bunyan  says in his Henry VIII: 'A man's a  man for a'that.'"  THURSDAY, FBBBUABY 3, 1916  UNDER GREAT STRAIN  The great nerve strain entailed in  driving their vehicles, through; the  darkened streets is having its una void  able effect on tho health of London's  omnibus drivers. "At the beginning of  the war hundreds of our best and our  youngest drivers enlisted" sa&d an omnibus company official recently, "and  their places were taken by older men.  j Theso probably would have continued,  as at first, satisfactory if it had not  I been that the darkening of the streets  has moro than doubled the nervous  strain- A driver must keep up to his  schedule time and yet avoid accidents.  Many of our older men now have completely broken down vnder the strain-  We are constantly having to replace  good drivers whose nerves have hewn  skaken by aomo accident or by some  narrow escape"  Getting Out of the Rut  The merchant who conducts his business according to the method of the last century ia not  giving his customers the service they are entitled  to. The spirit of the new century is to do more  than to merely turn goods over at a profit. It is  to really earn that profit by giving real service,  accommodation and reliable advice. The modern  merchant must know his goods thoroughly and  what is best adapted to every household requirement.  That class of merchant invariably advertises.  That is the one sure test of his being abreast of ���  the times.  I MlCk.   OVNOICAT*  This Book helped me  improve my Farm.  It is the most valuable book I own  and it cost me nothing.  It has saved me time, labor and money and  I've got better looking, more durable and  more serviceable buildings than I ever  had before.  Th. firit cot I of coucrete farm improvement. 1. also  th. fast cost. There's no after expense for point or  repairs���no danger from fire, rot or rust��� no troubse of  any kind. Beside, they lower the insurance rate.  If you haven't . copy of "What the Farmer can do  with Concrete", send for one today. There's more  than 150 pases ol vslo.blc buildin. Information, 52 practical plan.,  illn.tr.ted by diagrsms sad pbotosrspha, and dosses of other  intere.linl farm facts.  A copy will bo sent to you tree of charge,  immediately opoa receipt of coupon below.  CANADA CEMENT COMPANY UNITED, H,r.U lie,.,Hoalml.  CUT OUT AND MAIL  "I  CANADA CEMINICOSFANY, UfaTfU. HarsU IsMlai. MNTUAL ���  ���2ft       Gentlemen t Plee.e sand me a frss copy of A <  Al "Wh.lTh.F.na.,C.nDoWithC.ncr.t.". 4 |  Name ,���,,��������� ,  |  Street and Ne>._    ..,.���, ^  Citr.    Pro. ._ ���  Puildersv& Masons' Supplies  pi>  Hard and Soft Coal  one  66  W.HAUG  P.O. Bo  166  Printed Butter  Wrappers  According to the new  Dominion Government  regulation* ill ffttmera  who tell butler either  to the i.oret or privately, %re required to have  it properly covered in  a wrapper on which  MUST appear in prominent tetteretWwordi  "DAIRY BUTTER"  Tho (act ii alto em-  phaaited that all butter  in auoh packagea muet  be of the Ml net weight  of eixteen ounce!, and  in default of name a  fine of from $10 to $30  for each offence ia itn-  poaed. Whey butter  mutt be bo labelled  even when mixed with  dairy butterv and dairy  butter retain, it* label  though it be mixed  with the creamery product. I  You can be supplied  with neatly - printed  wrappers for your  butter at the Kelowna  Record Office, for the  following prices:  100PAPtNBcfcuZT,NO$1.50  200  500  1000  ����  2.00  2.75  3.75  These prices include Both the  Paptr, which it the best obtainable  for the purpose, and ihe Printing  of Mam*.    Please not* this.  Kelowna Record THURSDAY, FKBBtJABY 3, 1918  KELOWNA   RECORD  Winter  Remedies  Winter is a season of changeable weather���wet feet and  sudden attacks of illness. Reliable remedies for Neuralgia,  Sore Throat, Colds, Coughs,  Croup, &c��� should always be  in the home. Remedies ot  hand to cope with attacks  may mean a severe illness  prevented.  P. B. Willits & Co.  REXALL DRUGGISTS  Phone 19 Kelowna. B.C.  SYNOPSIS OF COAL MINING  REGULATIONS  C0al mining rights ol the Dominion  in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, the Yukon Territory, the Northwest Territories, and in a portion of  the Province of British Columbia, may  be leased for a term ot twenty-one  years at an annual rental of $1 an  aore. Not more than 2,500 acres  will be leased to one applicant.  Applications for the lease must be  made by the applicant in person to  the Agent or Sub-Agent of the district  in which the rights applied for are  situated.  In surveyed territory, the land must  be described by sections, or legal subdivisions of sections, and in unsurvey-  ed territory the tract applied for  shall be1 staked out by the applicant  himself. *  Each application must be accompanied by a fee of $8 which will be  refunded if the right' applied for are  not available, but not otherwise. A  royalty shall be paid on the merchantable output ol the mine at the rate of  five cents per ton.  Th. person operating the mine shall  furnish the agent with sworn returns  acc0unting for the full quantity of  merchantable coal mined and pay the  royalty thereon.. If. the coal mining  "rights are not being operated, such  returns shall be furnished at least one.  a y��ar.  The lease will include the coal mining rights only, but the lessee may  be permitted to purchase whatever  available surface rights may be oon-  ' sidered necessary for the working of  the mine at the rate of $10 an a��re.  For full information application  should be made to the secretary of  the Department of the Interior,' Ottawa, or to tho Agent or Sub-Agent  of Dominion lands..  W. W. CORY.  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  N. B. ���Unauthorized publication of  this advertisement will noL be paid lor.  ICE  Book Your Orders  Early for  Bankhead Ice  to avoid disappointment  FIRST COME,  FIRST SERVED  Every Dairy   Farmer  should  have a supply to ensure best  quality cream  Bankhead Orchard  Company, Ltd.  East Africa is Germany's  Only Remaining Colony  The official aanounoemetit of Gen.  Smith-Dorrirn'e new command in Eait  Africa, combined with various reports  leading to corroborate the belief thai  an attack on Egypt and the Suez  canal will bo tho next blow which the  German headquarters staff will' seek  to deliver, receives serious consideration.  The immense strategical possibilities  of the world war furnishes a fascinating study. Sir Horace Smith-Dor-  rien's appointment suggests, in the  words of the Westminster Gazette,  that "the operations in East Africa  are destined to take a moro important  character than they have hitherto  had."  With the operations in the Kamerun  practically completed, German l^ast.  Africa is tho only remaining German  colony to be subdued, and its possession will be a valuable asset to tho  British Empire, and especially to India. Germany is understood to possens  a force of about 7,000 whites at her  disposal there, and ho has not hesitated to arm large numbers of the  native population which totals 10*-  000,000.  The British forces in EaBt Africa in  the early stages of.the war consisted  of only two battalions of the King'*  African Rifles (native troops), eome  3,000 native police in British East  Africa and Uganda and some small  white levies. These were reinforced later by Indian troops.  The German and British forces have  come into contact on various occasions, the two most important results being the failure of a British attack on the German post of Tanga,  and the British capture of Bukoba, Iho  chief German base on Lake Victoria  Nyanza.  Nothing in the nature of un .attack to conquer German East Africa,  which is officially one and a naif times-  the size of Germany has hitherto been  attempted, but the appointment of a  general of the fame of Sir Horace  Smith-Dorrien. leads to the expectations that a coup of this kind is now  in preparation. Some criticism of tho  plan is hdar'd chiefly on the ground  that it is a "policy of small packets"  and that such forces as will be placed  at General Pmith-Dorrien's disposal  could easily be employed elsewhere.  Egypt is tho particular place the  critics have in view. The British garrison in that country has been greatly increased, and it is believed is adequate to repel German-Turkish attacks. Some authorities hold that  tho characteristic British habit of disparaging the enemy may again be  unduly influencing the government's  counsels.  Reports from Syria of Turkish preparations are regarded as serious and  travellers from Syria speak of strong  concentrations of Turkish troops at  Jerusalem and Jaffa. The German  general Trussemar, is in command of  an army of 70,000 men at Ghaza, and  Gen. von tfackenzen, according to the  report, will have supreme command of  the army of invasion of Egypt.  The reported decision of the Dutch  shipping companies trading to the  East Indies to abandon the Suez canal route is in some quarters considered due rather to German warniaip  than to the reason alleged���the difficulty of coaling.  An interesting commentary on the  present situation in regard to both  German East Africa and Egypt is the  report that France at an early period  of the war offered to place at England's disposal for the conquest of  German EaBt Africa, a strong expeditionary force then stationed at Madagascar, but the offer was declined on  the ground that Grear Britain was  not then ready to undertake such un  expedition.  BUTTER AND GOLD  Aerial Strength of Great  Britain i  There has Been a remarkable increase in the activity of aircraft on  both sides of the western front. This  is the outstanding feature of developments since the battle of Loos. Tho  Germans in September, constantly harassed by numerous bomb dropping ex  peditions on their lines of communication, made desperate efforts to meet  the emergency by transferring luanjj  new fast machines to the wedUvo front  as foretold by despatches in August.  Tim result is'a continuous stalemate  relieved by a .steadily increasing aerial activity, until now both the allies  and tho enemy's communiques ��� deal  principally with the work of aircraft.  Aerial fighting which until this summer consisted mainly of engagements  between single machines, has steadily  developed until now conflicts between  flights and squadron* are a regular  occurrence..  In October and November the ete-  my placed several *nw design* In the  field and it is gratifying to note .hat  no deorease has been shown in the  marked superiority he'.d by the British machines.  The air services .are assuming such  proportions that now this fifth nrm is  considered as essential to the conduct  of defensive an'l qfctl ire operations as  is artillery. Tactics of aerial fighting  between units of fifty machines are  now ben# developed. The British air  services recently doubled their machines ftnd personnels By next summer  the plan will be formidable enough to  accomplish twenty times the work done  this summer.  The importance of this extension of  aerial strength is easily seen in view  of the disorganization of tho en*ny's  railways in Belgium, which has already been accomplished on three occasions.  It is gratifying to notc that over a  hundred Canadians have recently arrived in England to complete their  training courses as flying officers.  They will bo retimed to the Canadian Flying Corps if such is formed'.  Butter and gold are both very pre-  eiouB in Berlin, and the possessore of  either enjoy certain decided advantages  in the Gorman capital. According to,  Yorwarts, the Socialist journal, a  butter dealer in the suburb of Steg-  letE announced that anyone who paid  in gold for butter would enjoy the  priceless advantage of being able to  purchase two pounds at a time. Under ordinary conditions, it appears,  people; in Berlin can secure only one  quarter of a pound at each purchase.  The Steglitz butterman found that  housewives who were deaf to Government entreaties to add their gold to  the Imperial Bank's reserve fund were  eager to part with it in exchange for  butter. Within an hour his entire  stock was disposed of.  German's Dislike Bayoset  The enormous development in the  machine gun equipment ot the German  forces along the RuBsian front is authoritatively described by Col. Clerg��t  of tho; Russian army in an article in  Russky Invalid published by the war  department. He stated that the German army is becoming one great machine gun battery, the German government sparing no expense in constructing guns and supplying ammunition,  as well as teaching the rank and file  the use of the weapon.  It is the German aim, according to  the writer, to instruct every common  soldier of every branch of the service  how to manipulate a machine gun in  case of necessity. Even the steamers  and members of the Sanitary corps, he  adds, are receiving such instruction.  Another thing noted by Col. Olsrget.  is the extraordinary rapidity with  which the Germans are constructing  automatio rifles. He says that the  urgency of the German effort to transform their defensive line into machi.ro  gun batteries is indicated by their  pressing automobiles of the * sanitary  service into use as transports for guns  and ammunition.  The Germans dislike for bayonet attacks is responsible, according to Col.  Clesgot for the change in German tactics.  A double explosive Austrian shrapnel shell designed to oxplode when  striking after having discharged a rain  of bullets in the air is also described  by the writer. He says* however, that  the effects obtained by tho second explosion are alight.  PAGE TJHBHt   ,��HMBsB  Germany's Ambition  A fact which Great Britain has been  alow to realize was brought out in a  recent lecture in London by Naval  Lieutenant-Commander J. Wedgewood,  when ho said that before the war the  Germand had such a hold on the Turk  ish empire that it was fast becoming  a German colony.  The Germans wanted to reestablish  their trade and their commercial (supremacy. There, too, they locked back  on the'recent history, and they said  that the German empire was formed  not bo much by the capture of Paris  efl by the Zollverein.  He was confident that it was upon  her Customs Union they based their  hopes of tho greater German umpiro  about which they dreamed.  From Antwerp to Bagdad had b-nm  in their minds, and if they co'tld not  got Antwerp, from Hamburg to Bagdad would be juBt as good. If they  could force theso small Balkan countries and tho Turkish empire into this  Customs Union thev would be able to  force Austria also.  The Hpcaker said he did not think  the Germans would risk any of their  Pomeranian Grenadiers if there were  any Turks whom they could.send to  drive us out of Gallipoli. They would  leave us to enjoy the sand and flies.  We did not want to waste our  troops at too many points, and he  contended that we could hold a strip  of the tSue* with a comparatively  small force with the latest devices,  so long as they were well protected  with barbed wire and with redoubts,  and put trenches down well to the  east of the canal.  Personally, hp thought nothing could  be more satisfactory than that the  enemy should get well info Asia Minor. Many of them had gone before,  and they had not come back.  Iron coinage is now being placed in  circulation in Germany. It is stated  that 17,160,760 iron coins were distributed in Germany during November  and that 30,000,000 more are to be  distributed. As iron money gets into  circulation nickel and copper coins will  be kept  hack for war purposes.  Why Waste  Money on Coal?  ���When you can buy a good  Eiderdown Quilt for $5.50  and nice warm  Blankets for $3.50 & $5 &  These goods have Advanced 50 per cent.,  but we are selling them at the Old Price  while our present stock lasts.    We have  a very extensive line of bedding  Kelowna Furniture Company  POTATOES  The Evaporator will pay Cash  for Potatoes  and will also be able to handle  those touched with frost  WOMEN SUCCEED  THROUGH THE LCS.  WOMEN nowadays enters fearlessly and confidently upon many fields once held  as man's special prerogative. There are women scientists, surgeons, architects,  lawyers, &c. During the present generation, by her success in erstwhile solely masculine activities, she has been winning her way against ancient prejudices until to-day she  is given respectful consideration for positions of the greatest responsibility.  The woman who would succeed in commerce or  industry can confidently place her training in the  hands of the I.C.S.,as the following examples prove:  The capital prize of 6,000,000 pesetas  (01,200,000) in the Christmas drawing  ot the Spanish government lottery was  won by the crew of the cruiser Alfonso  HI. The prize will be divided among  711) men who nbteribed to th* ticket,  ffce pries ol "bW *M VW0  METALS USED IN MAKING SHELLS  The following figures furnish a comparison between the quantities of the  different metals used in the manufacture of the 92,000,000 shells, for which  orders have been placed in Canada,  with our production of suoh metal, in  1913:  Steel used, 400,000 tons. In 1913 it  was estimated that the production of  iron ore in Canada, 307,634 tons, did  not exceed 6 per cent, of the country's  requirements of iron in that year.     6  Zinc used, contained in brass, 11,-  200,000 pounds. No lino waB refined  in Canada in 1913 but the exports of  metallic zinc in ore shipped amounted  t0 slightly over 7,000,000 pounds.  Copper used, 68,000,000 pounds. The  total production in 1913 was about  77,000,000 pounds and all of it was  exported for refining.  Lend 101,760,000 pounds. The production in 1913 waa about 37,666,000  pounds, of which over 97 per cent was  recovered as refined lead.  NELLIE M. NUTTER, 168, W. Pike  Street, Clarksburg, W. Vsu���Unemployed at the timeof enrolment for the  Architectural Drawing Course. Now  supervisor of drawing at a salary of  $60 per month.  M. MADELINE KELLY, 363, White  Street, Springfield, Moss.���An office  assistant became stenographer and ad-  writer for the II. Strong Advertising  Agency.  GERTRUDE CHANDLER, 47, West  55th St., New York. N.Y.-Enrolled for  the Special Teacher.' Courae while  teaching in . small village in Vermont.  Advanced to . position .. teacher in .  girls' school at more than twice her  former salary.  Mrs. CLAUDE G. MANNING, Box  481, Tonopha, Nev.���Became show-  card writer and window trimmer at ��  salary of $18 a week through her Show  Card Writing and Advertising Course.  EDITH F. ANDERSON, North Hanson, Mass.���A graduate of the Complete Commercial Course. Bookkeeper  for the American Shoe Finding Co.,  Whitman, Mass., at a aalary three times  what she received on enrolment.  IRENE HENDERSON, M.ryville.  Tenn.���A stenographer at the time of  her enrolment for the Complete Commercial Course; has greatly improved  her work .. the result of l.GS. study.  Since enrolment she has received three  substantial increases in her salary.  MARY ROSH, Remington, Ind.-En  rolled for the Bookkeeping and Business  Form. Course while clerk in an office.  She i. now bookkeeper and assistant  cashier in the State Bank. Her salary  has been more than doubled.  MRS. MAUDE T. YOHN, Avenue  Hotel, Madison, Wis.���Enrolled for the  Complete Advertising Course while  working in . newspaper office. A. .  result of her course she won two capital  prizes for advertising. Her salary i.  $125 . month.  E. LYLE McLEOD, Port Orchard,  Wash.���A school girl when .he enrolled  for the General Illustrating Course, i.  now . teacher of drawing in the Foster  Public Schools.  We have women students who are succeeding as Architects, Drafts-  women, Window Trimmers, Show Card Writers, Fruit and Vegetable Growers, Poultry Growers, Stenographers, Bookkeepers, Private Secretaries,  Accountants, Advertisement Writers, Saleswomen, Chemists, Illustrators,  Designers, Teachers, Translators, and in a dozen and one other lines. In  fact, there is hardly a profession we teach in which a woman might not be  successful if she felt strongly enough the desire to learn it.  MARK AND MAIL THE COUPON RIGHT NOW  International Correspondence Schools, Box 826-E, Scranton, Pa.  Please explain, without further obligation to me, how I can qualify  for the position, trade or profession, before which  1 have marked X  Bookkeeper Illustrating  Teacher , Advertising  Show Crd Writing        Poultry Farming  The above are but few of the Course, taught by the I.C.S. If your requirement is not mentioned writ, it below  Good English for Every One  English Branches  Architectural Draftawoman  Salesmanship Stenographer  Show Card Writing       Chemist  German, Spanish French, Italian  Name   Street and No.  Occupation   City..  Age   Prov.  Employer..  Renew for the Record 1   Ralph kendall, u*i \\nmimim �����, fend a*., Box m, plnm 223, kelowna PAGE FOUE  KELOWNA   RECORD  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 3, I��16  Feed Your Cows on  ALFALFA  When the Calf is Three  weeks old, take it to the  K.L.O. RANCH  and get in exchange for it a  ton of prime Alfalfa Hay.  Other  Animals taken  in  trade for Hay.  TOWN AND COUNTRY NOTES  We have what yon want in both Common and Finished  LUMBER  Doors Windows Shingles  Prices ii,:ii'.      Delivery prompt.      Satisfaction guaranteed.  Kelowna Saw-Mil) Company. Limited  D. LLOYD.JONES . - . Manej-ing-Director  Save Money on Your Feed Bill  NOIL���Tlie supply of the commodities below is limited.   To save Yourself  disappointment purchase AT ONCE  Pride of Alberta Flour 98-lb. sack $3.20  Mother's Favorite   98-lb. sick $3.00  Br.n 100.1b. sack $1.25  Shorts         100-lb. sack * 1.35  O.ts Ground Very Fine 100-lb. sack 11.75  In insure a steady supply of rich milk, feed this to your cows; or to  your chickens if you desire good laying results  Kelowna Poultry Association  At ihe top in quality and the bottom in prices  It pays to belong to this Association.   Fee only $1.    We buy for members of  the Association only, nothing but the very best grade.  ( The warehouse is near the C.P.R. tiaclts on Ellis  Street)  Iml  LIlfNX  Get "More Money" for your Lynx  MCSKRAT, FOXES, WOLVBS, BEAVER. FISHER, WHITE  WEASEL and other Far bearers collected in your ueotioi  SHIP TOUR FURS DIRECT 10 "SHURKRT" the larieit  house tn the World deallns exclusively In NORTH AMERICAN HAW FURS  a reliable���responsible���safe Fur House with an unblemished reputation existing for "more than a third of a century," a Ionic successful record of sending, Fur Shippers prompt .SATIS FACTORY  AND PROFITABLE returns. Write for **��fr fttjiibtrt ftblnptr.**  the only reliable, accurate market report and price list published  Write lor It-NOW-R*. FREE  A R ^HIIRFRT Inr 25-27 west austin ave.  .rt. D. OnU .O.C.K. I , inc. D��ptC108CHICA.GO,U.S.A.  Mr. J. N. Thompson left laat weekend on a visit to the coast.  ���  ���       *  I For eightora days out of the 31 in  January tho thermometer stood 1 below  zero, ranging from 3 to 13 degrew be-,  low in town.  ��� ���  *  The officers of tho 172nd each     received thin week from Messrs. Lawson |  Ltd., presents of very handsome walk*!  inp canos.  Yesterday was "Ground-Hog" day,  and if the qM adage "Candlemas clear  two winters in one year" bo true we  wonder when npr,ng will arrive?  ��� ��  ���  Mr. Mrlli.'-h, who has been fkcting  manager of the Kelowna branch of tho  Bank of Commerce during the absence  of Mr. Foster, left for Victoria Monday.  ��� *  ��  Wo regret to learn that Mr. Percy  Dunn ot tht- city office had to Jto admitted to tho hospital last Friday suffering from a  severe  at rack  of  grippe.  He is happily now .recovering.  ��� *  ���  The monthly meeting pi the Women'*  Institute will bo held on Saturday,  February 5th at 3 p.m., in the Board  of Trade Rooms. Mr. I.. V. Rogers  will give an address on "Parliamentary Rules," und Miss F, A. Pearson  will sing a solo.  ���  Owing to a tree falling across the  line 'about two miles out of town laBt  Monday evening all communication  with Vernon was cut off for some  hours. Both tho government tele-  graih and the Okanagan Co/fl    linos  were out of commission. '  ��� ��  *  .V natural phenomenon of rare occurrence and singular beauty took  place this morning, too early for the  people of Kolowna to obtain a clear  view���an eclipse of tho sun. A full no-  lar eclipse was viaih'o only to observers in the West Indies or tho Carri-  bcan Sda, and ft partial eclipse to  those stationed in eastern Canada.  *  The Sunday and week-day services  at St. Michael and All Angels' church  will be held in the choir vestry until  further notice. The shortage of coal  in town and th�� difficulty experienced  in keeping thi church sufficiently heated in this intensely cold weather make  it necessary to tUke thin Course. The ser  vices on Sunday next will bo, Holy  Communion at 8 a-m., Matins and  Holy Communion at 11 a.m., Sunday  school at 3.30. p.m., and Evensong at  7.30p.m.  ���  The captain of tho "Sicamous" has  found it necessary to warn people of  the danger of strain? out to meet the  boat as she plows h?r way through  the ice. On on<> or two occasions boys  have approa'h^d ouito cIobo to the  boat. As the boat ad 'an^es tho wash  of tho paddle wheel frequently makes  big cracks ftpnear in th<* ico for a con-  siderab,o distance on etvb sido of her  track, and it is [wind that one of  thjso may open and engulf a too*von-  turesonie youthtone of thes�� days.  Mayor    Jones    was    a visitor  Summerland on Monday last.  to  Silk WaMs  We have purchased a special assortment of Striped  Silk Shirt Waists, made in the latest style that will  button either high or low. This quality of silk will  wash and retain its smart appearance. In all sizes���  $3.75 each  Early Showing of Spring  Wash Goods  Already in stock���a good showing of Spring Wash Materials.  These are even better and smarter than last year. Make  your selection now and be prepared when the warmer  weather does come.  JERMAN HUNT  LIMITED  Phone 361 Kelowna  GOOD TEMPLAB LODGES ELECT  OFFICERS  On Tuesday afternoon the Juvenile  branch of the International Order of  Good Templars elected and installed  their officers for the quarter o> follows:  C.T.-Graham Evans.  l'.C.T.-Chrrio Batt.  V.T.-Kathy AckoroyH.  Ch��p.���Bessie Duggan.  Trens.���Jt'ssie McMillan.  Fin.-Socy.���Clihon ForgusoB.  Secy.���Isabella Copeland.  Asst.���Myrtle Swerdfager.  Marx.���Clair Rowcliffe, Eileen Fow-  lor, Diary RUchic, Joe Bouvette.  Guard.���Dick Parkinson.  Sentinel.���Dan McMillan.  In the evening of the same day the  senior lodge of Good Templars held  their quarterly election, the following  being selected for office:  C.T.���B. Bouvette.  V.T.���MrB. Pearson.  S.T.W.���MrB. H. W. Swerdfager. ,  Chap.���E. Blenkam.  Scoy.���Mrs. Bennett.  Treas.-Thos. Pitt.  F.S.-W. Bouvette.  M.���John Pavle,  G.���E. Newmeyer.  S.���Thomas Watkins.  B.���Alex Thayer. '  Mrs. Capt. Knight will not recoive  on the first Monday of this month.  a        a  a  Tho locol celestials celebrated yesterday,    the   occas:on   being Chinese  Now Year.  a        a  a  Mr. Riggs, sr., nnd his daughter,  Mrs. Schnrf left for the coast last  Friday mofning on a prolonged visit  to relatives.  s  Tho provincial court of revision lor  the    district   was hold last Thursdny  and Friday in Kelowna.  a        a  a  To Lcn Hayman and Geo. James,  two ranchers from tho west sido o' the  take belongs tho unique distinction of  beinj; the first persons to orosB tho  lako on the ice this winter. Mosbm.  Hnyman and James came across on  tho ico Saturday morning last, the  first day on which the lake wub frozen  ovor. They dragged a flat-bottomed  boat with them in case the ico failed  to hold thorn, but found no difficulty  in crossing until nenring tho shore  ou this sido, where the Sicamous had  weakened the ice by breaking hor path  through and when within a hundred  yards of the shore Haymun suddenly  dropped through into the icy water.  He happened to have a gootl hold on  the boat and immediately pulled himself out and after hurrying into warm  and dry clothes felt little worse    for  his experience  * ��  #  Tho severity of the weather lately  have been aggravated not a little by  a shortage of coal. The snow blockade on the railroads interfering with  tho movement of oars, coupled with  tho sudden increased demand from all  points, caused several' cars on order  to be hold baek, and now the freezing  up of the lake has made housekeepers  still moro unensv in that respect. Last  week-end Mr. Leckie managed to  cure a car of briquettes, which wero  eagerly snapped up. Mr. Haug's  stock has gradually melted away until  a few days ago his sh"ds were swept  clean. He has five cars on tho way  and two of them have reached the  Lnndinr. ln order to relieve tho pros  sure one car is to be brought down  loose bv the Sicamous today, and ii  is possiblo that the baree may get  through soon after with the other  one. Meanwhile tho hewers of wood  aro having a busy time.  * *  The choir of St. Michael and All An  gels' church met at the rectory on  Thursday evening last for the purpose  of making a presentation to Mr. Smith  who has resigned his position as organist and choirmaster. The Reetor  in making sjio presentation���a silver,  mounted umbrella���referred to Mr.  Smith's undoubted musical ability,  his uniform kindness and attention,  the harmony that always existed between him and the choir, their regret  at his departure, coupled with the  wish that ho might one day return to  the choir and congregation where he  was held in such high esteem. In the  absence of Mr. Smith, who was confined to the house with n severe oold,  tho present was hunded to Mrs. Smith  with sincere wishes for their future  welfare and success.. Mr. Smith and  family left on Monday morning. Mr.  Smith sails for England on the S. S.  "Baltic". Mrs. Smith is spending a  short timo visiting friends in Pentio-  ton before leaving tor England.  w^ws^^ww/wvwwvww^wvw.1  C. Nicoll  Dray and Transfer Agent  Phone 132  Will move you quick and cheap  lVV>V��^stt��Ws^N^S��M��sV^a<(C  J. A. BIGGER  BUILDER AND CONTRACTOR  Estimates Furnished for .11 classes  of work  Glenview Dairy  When ordering MILK, or-  order the BEST; the cost  is just the same  Phone 2302 J AS. B. FISHER  JAPAN RICE  6c per lb. (the superior quality)  RICE BRAN  IJc  per lb. (an economical food (or  the chicken.)  The Japanese Store  La.n An., K.lowna  Firebox linings withstand years of use because made of McClary Semi-Steel.  See a  ^ M  Clar/s  ootenay  'idd   You'll notice the linings are  J>       made in nine pieces. There's  a good reason--ask the McClary dealer.     M  On Sale at the Morrison-Thompson Hardware Co., Ltd.  3roxeoe��sxa��ss%CKK8^^  W. B. GLENN &  Phone 150  Pendozi St. and Lawrence Ave.,  Kelowna  :   Agents for DeLaval Cream Separators  the Harness  we have a splendid stock of  Light and Heavy Harness  Horse Blankets        Wool Rugs  Trunks and. Suit Cases  Fur Robes      Mitts and Gloves  also al' kinds of Leather Repairing done  In the Implement Department  we carry in stock  Feed Cutters (hand and power)  Root Pulpers  Sleighs in 2, 2* and 3 inch  Cutters and Jumpers  I Want to Say  .hat when we intimate that we Repair Leather Goods, we mean  EVERYTHING made of Leather���including Harness, Boots  and Shoes, Grips, Leggings, Bells, 6tc.  If it is made of Leather we can repair it  THOMLINSON, Harnessmaker  ^KE&mA* Next door to 25c Stor. Phone  -  347  OK.LUMBER CO.,Ltd.  Are now completely equipped to supply all  your lumber'needs.  We have a large stock of !Dcal and  coast  ROUGH AND FINISMNGLUMBER  of high-grade quality and in splendid condition.  A complete line of  DOORS AND WINDOWS  LATH AND SHINGLES THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 1918  In I sua Si ��  ���*    PROFESSIONAL AND   **  �����       BUSINESS CAMS      "  KELOWNA   RECORD  MOB wve  .... s s as I s s ' s sis i i s.  BURNE & TEMPLE  - Solicitors,  Notaries Public,  Conveyancers, etc.  KELOWNA. B.C  R. B. KERR  Barrister  and Solicitor,  Notary Public.  KELOWNA. B.C,  E. C. WEDDELL  BARRISTER, SOLICITOR, and  NOTARY PUBLIC  9, Willlt's Block   ���   Kelowns, B.C.  PIANOFORTE  MR,  HAROLD   TOD  BOYD  has resumed hi. teaching classes and will  ��� active pupils .. before in hi. studio ���  Trench Block, Kelowna.  P.O. box 374  F. W. GROVES  M. Can.Soc.CE.  Consulting Cioil and Hydraulic  Engineer  B.C. Lsnd Suroeuor  Surveys and Reports on lirittntion Work.  Applications for Water Licenses  KELOWNA. B.C.  Dr. J. W. Nelson Shepherd  ENTIST  ft O. Boa l���� 'HUM IS  Corner Pendozi Street and  Lawrence Avenue.  Orders for  Local  Scouts  JOHN CURTS  CONTRACTOR & BUILDER  Plaits and Specifications Prepared  and estimates given for publicBuild-  irtgs.Town and Country Residences  JOHN CURTS, KELOWNA  PHONE No. 93  S. W. THAYEH,  D.V.S.  VETERINARY SURGEON  (Graduate McGill University)  Residence : GLENN AVENUE  M.ssagea may be left at the office of Mr.  Williams, above Stockwelfs Auction Room  Saye 50 p.c.  on your Boots and Shoes  Have them repaired  Promptly,  Properly &  Cheaply  by up-to-date  machinery  Frank Knapton  Bernard Avenue  KELOWNA-WEST BANK  STEAM FERRY  Lesvss Kslowas 9 s.m., 3.30 p.m  Lsstm Weitbsnk 9.30 s.m., 4 p.e.  1 Extra Service on  Wednesdays & Saturdays  Lemi Kelowns 11 s.m.  UsVst WsstWak 11.30 s.m.  TERMS CASH  JAMES I. CAMPBELL  ���Phoao No. 108  J. M. CROFT  Bootmaker.  All kinds of Repairs  BERNARD AVENUE,  KELOWNA.  ���as pbeparbd-       KELOWNA  TROOP  Troop Firatl   Self Last!  Orders by command for week ending  February 12th, 1916:  Duties.��� Orderly patrol for week,  Curlews, next for duty, Kangaroos.  l'arades.���The Combined troop will  parade at the club room on Tuesday,  February 8tn ut 7 p.m. (without uniforms).  The patrol Leaders will parade at  the club room on IVclvy, February  11th, at 7 p.m., without uniforms.  There will be no parudo on Saturday  as now that "la grippe" has seized so  many only a few of the scouts turned  up to tho lust combined troop parade,  but we hopo they w.l: soon be better  and then the parados will go on as  usual.  Suggestions for tho month:���S��ow-  shoeing, skiing and skating. Look for  rook tripe;.roast and boil it as emergency food. Cut poles for camping or  bridge building. Watch tho effect of  cold weather on the wild birds and  water fowl.  Indoors.���Make a model bridge or  derriok. Study signalling, by setna  phoro and Morse; make a dumrn^  Morse key, etc. also by blazes, stone  signs, grass signs, smoke fire, hand  wrestling and ju-jitsu. Do not forge,  that Scout Master Gordon is ready  for the patrol which was to go to  him for instruction after he had finished with tho ICagles. Arrange With  either Soout Master Gordon or Wed*  dell when your turn will bo, us you  will find Scout Muster Gordon's i��-  struction most interesting and very  useful when you are hiking or camping next spring and summer.  An emergency food.���Kock-tripe, Tie  liock-tripe or famine-food of the Indians, has saved many u nian from  starving. Everyone knows it us the  flat, leathery, 'crinkle-edged lichen that  grows on the rooks. It is blackish  and brittle in dry weather, but a dull  dark greenish on the upper side in  wet. It is largely composed of nutritious matter that can be assimilated by the human stomach. Unfortunately it is -also a powerful purge unless dried before being boiled as food.  Specimens gathered from the rocks in  Connecticut���it is very widely distributed��� aftor drying and two or three  hours boiling, produced u thick mucilaginous liquid and u granular mass  of solid jelly, that wero mild suad  pleasant to the taste, entirely without  bitterness. Indeed it was sweetish,  with a slight flavor of liquorice and  of sago, far from unpalatable at any  time,' and to u starving man no doubt  a boon from heaven. It is less abundant in the north country than ilia  reindeer moss, but yet it is to bs  found in great quantities and at all  seasons of the year.  A man named Wood, who was proud  of his reputation for making jokes,  met one day a friend called Stone.  "Good morning, Mr. Stont," said-Mr.  Wood, "and how are Mrs. Stone aid  all the little pebbles?"  "Quito well, thank you, Mr. Wood"  answered Mr. Stone, "and how are  Mrs. Wood and nil the little splinters?'  Great Demand for Eggs  For the first time in a number of  years eggs have taken a prominent  place in Canada's export trade. This  is largely duo to the unprecedented  demand for eggs on the part of the  British market and the fact that  British dealers have shown a marked  preference for Canadian eggs over  United States eggs and a willingness  t�� pay a distinctly higher price for  them.  So great in fact has been the demand that Canadian dealers ' have  shipped practically all pf the available Canadian Borage product to the  old country. As (l result there is not  in Canada ut the present time, sufficient eggs ia storage to supply home  consumption until fresh receipts in  appreciable quantities begin to come  in.  Quantities of eggs from the United  States, however, are being imported  into Canada, some in bond for export  but the larger part to take the place  of the Canadian product exported. On  account of the keen demand for Canadian eggs above mentioned. United  States eggs can be laid down in Canada at tho present time, duty paid,  at several cents per dozen less than  the price at which Canadian eggs are  selling for, for export and they should  bo procurable by the consumer's accordingly.  On- the other hand, the Canadian  market at the present time' is very  firm for Canadian "Specials" (new  lhid) the production of which is not  enough in most instances to supply  the demand at local country markets.  This means that high prices.will' have  to be paid in consuming centres in order to draw a portion of these . supplies from local points. Producers  may, therefore, definitely expect reasonably high prices during the period  of low production for fresh gathered  eggs that will grade "Specials."  The question has been raised as to  whether the phenomenal demand on  the part of the British market for  Canadian eggs will continue. This depends entirely upon the quality of  Canadian eggs exported. Canada has  tremendous possibilities us an egg-  producing country. The poultry industry is at present but a mere fraction of what it might be. It remains,  therefore, for those interested in the  development of this trade lo make the  best possible use of their present opportunities, and by careful supervision  of tho quality of Canadian eggs going  forward to pftve the way for an extensive and profitable export trade in  the future.  FROST GETS BIRD MEN  Reindeer" meat is becoming a general  item of food in Germany. According  to reports from Berlin over one hundred thousand reindeer will be alaugh-  torud for export in Scandinavia dm-  in the next Tew weeks. Several train  loads have already been sent to Germany.  Owing to the intenso cold, German  air scouts are becoming less active in  Russia.  Thanks to the bitterness of the weather, one Albatross machine was oap-  tured by the Russians absolutely intact. It waB observed over the Russian lines, and waB allowed to get  well to tho rear before a Russian flotilla of aeroplanes mounted and cut  off its retreat, and concurrently the  artillery became busy.  The Albatross soared to altitudes  where the cold must have reaohed min  us 31, or 63 degrees of frost, Fahrenheit. Soon it was Been to be circling  aimlessly, and finally it made a good  descent, quite normally, into some  marshes behind the Russian lines.  After a couple of hours search the ma  chine was discovered, Tho pilot and  observer were both dead in their float.*  and the machine was in perfect condition. The men undoubtedly perished  through tho intense cold aggravated  by rapid motion through the air.  It is probable that the last conscious act of the pilot was to plane  down, that his and his companion's  arms being frozen, rhey were unable  to loosen tho straps whioh bound  thorn to their seats, and that heart  failure from cold brought death.  It is announced from London f&st  the government conscription law will  become operative on March 2nd.  Shelter for Implements  "The real test of the farmer is, p-r-  haps, in his ability to nake the most  profitable use of the various pruduts  of his farm and his forsight in getting ready in every way practicable  botwoen harvest and seed time ' lor  the productive operations o> tbe roxt  season." Thus states Mr. if. Ii. Gris-  dale, director, Dominion K\p-.i internal  Farms, in presenting Seasonable  Hints, No. 3, for November, December,  .January and February, to the farming  public of Canada. A careful perusal  of ita sixteen pages will amply reward  the stockman, the agriculturalist, the  horticulturalist, tho poultryman, the  tobacco grower and thoso especially interested in bees. A feature of this  third issue is tho advice under . the  caption "Shelter the Implements." The  enormity of tho vast sum of money  spent annually on farm machinery is  impossible 0f reali/ftt'ian. To equip  an averflSe farm with machinery costs  about 91,0(10, whioh under ordinary  conditions of treatment will not do  good work for more than fivo ystira.  To counteract thia waBte, for un-  Bholtered implements mean-* wuste,  good shelter should bo built.  A working plan of a shed 25 by W  feet outside measurements is given,  with directions necessary for its construction. A careful study of this  plan, which, as stated, is capable of  many modifications, will bo helpful to  thoso Intending t0 build. To thoso,  therefore, who would have compendium of information, which outlines  many necessary fall and winter duties  pertaining lo agriculture in all its  phases.. Seasonable Hints, No 3, is  available at tt-o department of ftgricul  ture. Ottawa.  ONLY ONE FATAL ACCIDENT  In the transporting of the Canadian  troops by land aod water a most  gratifying record hae been achieved by  those in charge. Tnere have so far  been transported by rail 2.35,000 men  and out of this large number there  was but one fatal accident. On thi  ocean thero were transported 101,993  men, including 1,290 to Bermuda and  St. Luoia land 1,971 brought back to  Canada. Out of all the number car  ried on the ocean there was not a  single accident,  The Local Branch  of the  Canadian  Patriotic  Fund  Are Looking for  Your Assistance  if] s||p  Are YOU  Making Any  Personal Sacrifice  to Help Things Along? PAGE SIX  KELOWNA   RECORD  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 1916  C  WANTED!  J  FOR   SALK  FOB SALK.-Hay, baled or loose, do  livared in Kelowna. 815 per ton, o  will exchange for calves, pigs or oth  er live sioek. Horses and livestoe  wintered at reasonable rates. Thus  l.ulumn,  'phone 30tj or 3-200.      -ist  FOR aSALE,��� The prettiest home in  Kelowna will lie sold very ooi-ap und  od easy terms. Apply Box "K" i.t  cord. 'i'-tf.  FOR SALK i:. (lnd 9 10 At RES ofl  laud, .*i miles from Kelowna, all  fenced, a led l0 timothy and closer  Snap for CRStl.   Vpplj    1'.  i��.   DoM 951  Kelowna. 1 -if  l-'itlt SALE.���A I KU llliill GRADE  Shropshire e..e ami wether lambs.  Also u few milk cows, young sows,  hay Bnd(oats, Apply A. H. < iirh-  ton al    farm   or Bos tV-M Kelowna  FOR SALlv- Lota 2) lo 2lJ incluaivo, o!  Block 3*1, Plan 200. prjca $250 each  under assessed value. Apply J. 1 1  MiJd'eun, 1102, HiUitdo Ave.Victo a  B.C. 9-11  FOR SALE.���HA\ AND RYE, APPLY  (���uisiiehan ranch,  I'h -no  1701, . 10-2  TO KKNT  TO RENT. - ONE   01? KELOWNA'  best   homes, furnished,    on Bernard  avenue, for 820 per month. Also iive  room   house on Wilson avenue     to  $10 per month. Appij   -Y.  il.  Fleming  ���J if  SiiU.-\iiO.\:>   VAL./-.M  HOUSEKEEPER WANTED.- APPLY  Thos. Murray, Vernon Road.       Up  WANTED.���AN    ENERGETIC,  PRA0-  lical working man. One who has  had some year's experience in up*  to-date orchard and general farm  Work. Must be able lo turn his hnnd  to anything that requires to bodone  on Ih' farm. Apply P.O. Box* 40,  Kelownn, 11-3  MISCELLANEOUS  WANTED.���BY THE FIRST WEEK IN'  Fobruary, an Organist an I Choirmaster for St. Michael and All Angel's church, Ki'lou im. ' A good  knowledge of Anglican church music  essent'ml. Information as to salary  and duties may be had fr0m the  Rector. Rev. Thomas Greeme,      7.8  WANTKD.-BV EXPERIENCED MAX  work on ranch, used to stock and  milking.   Apply Box "B" Record  WANTED TO EXCHANGE 160 acre  oi land in Saskatchewan. Property  fenced, running water, good transportation, part plowed*, lair build  ings, for small fruit farm. What of  fers.   Apply Box 25-1 Kelo��na,    4Rtf  WANTED.- HORSES AND CATTLlil  for pasture and winter feeding^ adjoining city limits. Save rye for  sale.   Guisachen  Ranch. 'PhoneJ.701   50tf  FOR SALK Oil ISXCHAN.GE.���160  acres at South Okanagan. Have u  clear title, free from all encumbrance,  taxes paid up. Would sell cheap for  cash 0r exchange for cattle. Apply  P. 0. Box 251. L-tt  WANTED ��� Sash lor hotbeds. Appl)  Caaoiso Bios. 8- I2p  WANTED.-G00D FARM LAJTDS FOR  growing general produoo (to t'ent) or  <n ba'f-Bhare basis. Apply o K.  Iwashita, care Japanese store,  ill  WANTED. STRONG TWO-WHEEL  cart, 2-B0ater preforrod, also set of  light harness. Waldron's Op ci-y  store. lip  STRAYED ONTO MY PLACE ON IN-  dian Rescr\-e, one bull, yearllhg,  wnito, a'sn pinto cow fno horns),  Uuiit eon have Bame by Pft>'-ng expenses,  .las. Swyto. 11-14  Ladies   Wishing   to   Order  gP1RELLA   CORSETS  can meet  MRS. J. H. 0AVIIS&  in Room No. 1. Oak Hall Ltlncl*, between the hours of 2:30 and 5:30 p.m.  on Saturday of each week, or Gny  other day by appointment. 7tf  For Sale  lOn.K.L.O. Bench, 20 acres  Bearing   Orchard.     Would  ; consider City House as part  payment.  Apply Box K, Kelowna Record  NO 1 ICE  ���i'OUND DISTRICT ACT"  Reindeer J)ld Nut Thrive  in North  Proportional Representation  Whereas notice bus been dul> given ui  the in ten lion to constitute the ( ilowint-  ��� !i��tiiti H3 a pound district, uadei th�� pro  visimn .���[ Section 3 ot ibc '*Pound Din*  trie. Act," namel) -The following j rl  "f lownship 26. of Osoyooi Division ol  ('ale Piaiiiut, viz., the weal half u( section  I,section 10, cant linlf ot section 9, eui  ;��lf , f section 16, thai part of iectii n 15.  /ing i nitli of Mission Creek, ���������  .ut ut section 14 lying west of Miseioi  iieel.  Al   '   Wii ���:   ��� ti     )'.j -ell >u   I  i   ill ���    ���  > ; ���- *; ��� i ���  lion of   audi   proposed pound district ha  ecu   received ftom more than (.-i;lit pro-  ti'1..-;  of   land   within such   proposed  listrit l ;  riirretora, notice  is  here! j   given dial  lie n.  i-trity   of   the proprieti n   of   land  ���vithin ih'* above-mentioned llslrii I must  /itlii'i thirty days from the posting nn<  mbliibtng of this notice, forward   tn  lh<  I Ion. Minister of Finance and Agriculture  licir pel ilion in the form fequi ed hy sec.  lion 5 of the Act, or otherwise such pouni  lifittii t will not be constituted.  Dated this Twelfth day of January, A.D  1916.  A. C. FLUMERFELT,  '-13 Minister of Finance and A iricultur.*  HAY.���WK ARE BUYERS FOR CAS1"  fo.b. your station. Quotepr.ee nn'  sm 1 part Efample. John Idiens &  Son,  \ icforia. 10-3p  Buff Orpingtons anc1  White Wyandoties  The famous Barron strain of heavy rup  producers. Stock, birds from the nbovi  breeds at prices to auii the linx-a  Hay For Sale  I'iiii.'thy and Clover and nenrlj itrnigl.l  Clover 1 lay lor sale.  A. W. COOKE  KO. D��x66J, Kelowna. Iltl  NOTICE  Persons found ta n- wuod or out:  ting trees on the properties of the  South Kelowna I nn 1 (',,. Ltd., or the  Kilnwii,, Lund & Orchard Co. Ltd.,  without authority will bo prosecuted.  10-tl ff, G. BENSON, Mgr.  NOTICE  Any grower wishing to .'���ell .niom.  or carrots kindly apply it the  Gruhun Company's plant in Kelovna,  for price and terms. 4tf  DISSOLUTION OF PARTNERSHIP  Notice is hereby given that the Partn. x.  ilijp heretofore subsisting 1 etwei n im ti;<  undcrsignecl, as pinceie, in the C ity ' I  Celuwna, B.C., under ihe firm name of  Ifempbell & Price, has this day been dia-  -...Uvd by mutual consent, as of and fron  the First day of Feb*rui.ry, 1916.  All debts owing ti the said Partnershi)  ���ire to be paid to D. D. Campbell, at t1 i  City , f Kelowna, aforesaid, by whom lb.  business will sii 11 be carried on; and all  c aims against the said partnership are t.  be pi -scuted to the s.tid D. 13. Campbell,  Ky wbom the same will be settled,  Dated at Kelowna. B.C.,this 17th day ol  January. 1916.  D. D.CAMPBEU  W. T. E. PRICE  We Buy Chickens  and Ducks  BEST PRICES PAID  The City  Park  Restaurant  Abbott Stieet     -     Kelowna  THE CORPORATION OF THE   CITY  03? KELOWNA  TENDERS vou roi.mvooi)  Tenders will be roeeivod by Iho under  signed, up lo 10 o'clock in tho fore-  noon on Thursday, 70th February, lor  supplying the City of Kelowna, with  ono thousand cords or any U-bs [|iii.n-  tity of wood.  This woofl must be cut nnd split  from whole greSn pinn or fir into 'our-  foot longtha boforo 15th duly, 1'Jl.ti.  No ��ap or dead wood will bo accepted.  Delivery must be com pie ted before  1st November next.  Tho price quoted must include delivery and piling at th,> city's power  house.  Payments of eighty per cent, of the  contract value of the wood will be  made from time to time upon dolhaty,  Tho l'emain'n r tw-nty per cent, will be  paid upon completion nf the oontraot.  The lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted.  T}. H. DUNTNT.  Kelowna, B. C. City Clerk.  February 1, 1016. 11  FENCE POSTS FOR SALE  The efforts of the government to propagate reindeer in the Peace River  country and in the: (.rent Slave district have proven unsuccessful and of  the original herd of fifty which were  sent .north from f.nbrador in 1911  there is now but one lonely survivor.  IK ib at present 'ord ol all lie sur-  i-oyd on an island in Great Slqvu lake.  The departmout of the interior did  everything possible I'o maks the ex-  per)ra6nl a buoocbs but tho re'tnd isr  did no| thrive in their adopted bind.  Ih- chief dillienlty WaS the "bull" flies  of the north, whioh dr0ve the , I'oijj*  deer nearly frantic ;n fh�� summer. 'Ihe  result whs that thoy smashed t'nr^urh  the stron^osj enclosures their Uee^iers  could build anl wore lost and shot by  the Indians.  Tho reindeer have thrived in Alaska,  but apparently the Poooe river country  ���\nd tho valley of tho Mackenzie wert  not suitable for them, later m cf-  mis may be made to introduce thum  in the Yukon where there seems to bo  no reason why they should not    su -  ���'erd.  An eli'oi't wan ovtn made to cros-*  them with the cnriloi. It was thought  hit the result might be nn animal  ��� bleb could be doniest'cat-d, rouUl be  Irian and used as is the reindeer,  \hile able to stend the climato. This  ixperlment failed for a peculiar reason. The superstitious Inl'ans of tin  north have a Iradifon th it eentavios  igo their ancestors entered into a  reaty with Iho caribou whereby they  igrsed not to capture them alivo or  degrade them by us'ni them for do-  nostio purposes. Uhi'c 'the Tn Hani  vill fhoot the oaribo'.i th.y will ngt  capture them alive. Thay stubbornly  insisted on abiding by this treaty.  i'hey fearpd that if the treaty wore  broken ^h"1 cariboo would disnnpeav  or'would seek n w haunts, T ii-ernl ot-  ers of mch \* were mrd1 lhejnd;ans  to capture the caribou but without  success. The efforts of Ihe forest  'angers lo capture some srocimens  alive were not successful. Without tjie  i isisi en t of the cunning of the rcd  man the caribou could not bo secured,  '''hi idea had to be abandoned end the  treaty with the ooribou is still inviolate.  CANADA'S EXPORTS TXCHEASK IN  WAU TIMES  In tunny lines of drugs and chemicals Germany had tho world's market  n her hands. With th? war, t-e Herman and Austrian so'i.vjs wero cut  off ftnd the prices of drti^s hive m-  treased some 150, some I nil and some  1,000 per cent.  The large proprietary medicine firms  have, as a consequence, had their profits greatlj icduced because Jiev hnve  refused to increase the prices ol their  preparations to the public.  This has naturally caused them to  make an effort to inorease business by  rain; on n -v territory. As an UUis-  trutio'n we may refer to the-Dr. Chase  Medicine , ' Ii iso re >rose.ntativo, P.  R. Cumm'nx left Tiironlo .eceu'lv for  an extended trip through Cuba, the  Weal Indies, Central America, inolutl-  n>r llonluras, Costa Rica nnd Panama, Columbia, Venezuela, British,  French and Dutch Guiana in South  \raerioa,  Through the large sa'e ol these modi  c:nes throughout the United States  and Canada there hns develood a cer-1  tain amount of d'rect trnd�� in all  '"������iris of th" world nnd the pr^nt. un*  dortaMng is to consolidate this trade  and by tippo;nt:n-r a' n'^ in nil these  olaces, to cslabMsh business through,*  out these eduntrips on a lastinj; basis.   o   One thousand and thirty penilohs  lire bopn passed by the board of  ii in rons of, fho raHH'n do'nr'm'nl to  date, indicating th�� ovl n' to whioh  Canadians hyo 8uff��red in the war.  \il application1! for rwn'-ons are pnss-  d upon by tho pm*ions boar��l and  ���v-iwi* ns era amoved on Ihe QflJlis Inid  down in the act.  j Cedar or fir fence posts, price according to size and quality required  Apply Win. Huckle, or leave orders at  Record office. 8-12p  mm  e lers  ed at the  Evaporator  Apply at the Office  On Thursday evening, Proportional  Uepresentatiqn was the subject of an  interesting lecture given by Mr. L. V.!  [logon* at the meeting of tho Equal  Franchise League. The gist of his  speech was as follows:  By our present system of one man  ono vote, and single districts, from  one-half to two-thirds of the elector-i  ace practically disfranchised, as thoir  voted a'*o not effective.  A striking example of this failure to  attain representation by population is  afforded by Birmingham, England,  which is entitled to seven members for  its 70,000 electors.    The votes of 40,-  000 have continually elected seven Unionists for the seven electoral districts-  Tho liberals in Birmingham, approximately '-.0,0110 ftnd the Socialists 10,-  nou, have not only no representation,  but their    presence    enable tho 40,000  1 nionists to bo represented by seven  members as though they numbered 70,-  01 ��0.  In 1886, Gladstone's party had a  majority of 54,817 in the constituencies, yet the Conservatives attained a  majority well over a hundred in the  House of Coinmon&| In an election  :n Wales, six years n'~rf>, 63,639 Unionists d'd not n'ect n ff'ngle member.  In lha UonVin'on elect'on of 1011, the  Coiiscr a'i es obta'n d 184 seats, iro  portionaUy h y should have secured  III; and the Liberals who obtained S7  seats shou'd have had 107. In the  B. C. election of l(tl2. o'er 35 per  cent. *ol all tho electors wero urepro-  sentod .17 per cent, of the voters elected lin member-; in the ^orttosted constituencies, casting 31,171 votes. The  53,340 other votes were -isole^H, By  proportional representation, the C on-  porvatives should have had -2 members, the Liberals 15, the Socialists 3.  'Ihis would hnve brought in a government of twenty-one, with an opposition of twenty, and illustrates tho ob-  jeotioh usually mado to a proportional system that by it a strong ma:ority  wonM not bo secured, and bribery  might be resorted to. This- difficulty  | of corrupt means to obtain support  ' -ould be avoided by constituents see-  nj to it that their members were not  bribed.  The great o i' of the present system  is that .independent nun aro not returned lo iiarMam-nt. An M.P., is not  acting for bis country but is a mere  agent for the riding to whioh he his  been clecttd. The ons man constituencies also cause petty patronage in the  civil service.  The remedy sometimes proposed, of  direct legislation does not meet the  numerous cases of complicated problems; tho referendum admits of no oom  promise.  By the "Hare system" oi proportion  al representation, from five to ten  members are elected in each district.  l��ach voter has ono vote, but that  vote is transferable. The voter places  tho figure "1" opposite the name of  ids first choice, "2" opposite his second choice, and so on. 'ihe returning  officers'take the total number of first  choices and divide it by one more than  the number of district members to be  elected, 'ih.s gives "the quota" which  is the least number of votes sufficient  to elect a candidate; and the candidates receiving tho quota are declared  eloeted. Each has the exact quota or  a surplus of votes which he does not  need. The votes of tho largest surplus are then transferred according t0  the wish of each elector to Mb next  available choico indicated on his ballot; (his second choice, or further  choice, may be already elected, and  thus not "available"). Tho surplus  votes of tho candidates who have now  received tho quota are distributed as  before. *  Broportionnl representation is not  untried. It has been in successful operation for three el'Ctions in TaSBUBig  It has been adopted in South Africa,  and is under consideration in western  Australia and New Zeabind, and is  provided for "n the Irish Homo ltule  Act. Tho Upper House of Denmark  has had it Binco 1856 and Danish municipal elections since 1908. PartH of  .Switzerland have had it since 1800,  Belgium since 1809; both Houbob rf  Sweden sin^e 1000; France in 1913;  nnd soveral vears in -Japan.  By proportional representation, tho  power of the nos ' n I mrehasablo  vote is broken.  An apparatus, which it is claimed  will prevent the destruction of ships  by torpedoes or mines has been invent  ed to the British admiralty, whir* Iras  cording to a recent oxchango. Tie  details are withheld, but the principal  feature is said to be a device for diverting the pressure, on a ships sidos  of the air masses formed by the explosion. The invention has been Uttered by Frantz Poulsen, engmeer, ����-  promised to tent it at the earliest possible time.  A Bussinn bombardment of Vilna  has been in progress for several days,  It is understood tho Glermans are  evacuating the unburned portion of  the oity.  Watch Jor  Our  February  Jumble  Sale  TheMcKenzieCo  .,Ld.  Pli.'ne 214                     Our motto: "Quality and Service"  Wh  en in nee<  ���        i  of any  description,  call in at  the  Record  JobP^inting  Department  and we will  be pleased to  give you  any assistance in  s>  the preparation  of copy, &c.  J

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