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 clottnm U crorti  VOL. vm.  NO. 19.  KELOWNA BRITISH COLUMBIA, THURSDAY. MARCH 30, 1916���6 PAGES  11.50 Per Annum  \  Volunteer Reserve Will  Start Drill Monday  Meeting to Reorganize is Well  Attended - W. H. Crawford  to be O.C.  A largely attended meeting was hu!d  in the old aohoolhouse last Monday to  effect the reorganization oi the iiol-  own��� Volunteer Reserve. Mayor Jones  oooupied the chair, and spoke ol the  good work done by the Reserve since  first organized and the many efficient  men it had supplied to the active service forces, a large proportion oi whom  were either officers or non-coms.  There was some disoussion relative  to a proposal to ohange the name of  the organization, but this met with  so much opposition that it waB eventually dropped.  The ballots upon being counted resulted in the election of Mayor Jones  as president, W, H. Crawford as O.C,  alnd R. E. Denison as secretary.  Mr. W. Crawford who was elocted  to the position oi Officer Commanding  the Kelowna Volunteer Reserve, has  had very considerable military experience, having: served through the North  West Rebellion 0r 1WH5 with the Winnipeg Field Battery, the one which so  promptly advanced to the support; of  the Royal Grenadiers and the Midland  battalions in their intrepid und successful charge . against the rifle pits  of the Breeds, a charge which practically ended the Rebellion.  Later Mr. Crawford took a course  with "B" battery (permanent force)  at Kingston, and passed successfully  as a Lieutenant, he also served for a  time with the Royal Northwest,Mounted Police, a magnificent sohool for  discipline and instruction.  The,Reserve are to be congratulated  on having the services of so able a  soldier, and with the assistance of  two other veterans, Col. Sergt. Finch  late Royal Engineers, a Boer War  veteran, and Sergt. Chaplin, late Royal Marines,' the proud possessor of  the Boer and Boxer medals, they  should obtain valuable drill and instruction during the ensuing season.  It was decided that Monday evenings  at 8 o'clock be fixed for drill par-  poles.   O-   ��� Westbank News  United Growers Make Change  in Financing Methods  In a circular to, the members of the  local branches of the Okanagan United  Growers. Ltd., the announcement js  made that in order to afford tho Central office a more satisfactory means  of financing its business, and at the  same time to provide shipping members with a more easily negotiable  form of 'acknowledgement 6f the amounts retained Worn their returns by  the central office for capital account,  the shareholders of the Central \ at  their recent annual general meeting  approved the following revised plan,  which is to become effective with the  season of 1916:  Tho Central will issue to shipping  members, bonds instead of notes. The  bonds will be payable five years from  date of issue nnd will be payable to  bearer. They will have interest coupons attached, and interest will be at  the rate of five per cent, per annum,  payable yearly.  In 1916 the deductions from growers'  returns will be three per cent, as heretofore, but beginning with the season of 1U17 the St/me will be reduced  to tw0 per cent, of the sale price.  The increase from four per cent, to  five per'cent, in th.' rate of interest  paid by the Central, the insurance o'  negotiable bonds instead of notes,  payment oi interest yearly und the  reduction fro*n ih'ea to two per cent,  in the amount to be withheld from  returns will, it is believed afford a  plan for financing the Central office,  which will be very much more attractive to shipp'n ( niotr/rers generally.  The three-year notes for 1913, 1914  and 1915 deductions will be paid by  the Central at maturity. Holders' of  these notes may convert them into  bonds (at any time', if th>y wish to  do so, or, ��if preferred, will receive  principal and interest in cash nt maturity.  * (From our m CorrMpoodtat.t  Mr. Scott Blackwood, was a visitor  to Kelowna last Friday.  ' ��� *  Mr. A. Nicol spent last Saturday in  Kelowna on business.  Pte. W. Thacker of the 172nd Battalion, of ^lowna spent last Sunday  at his home here.  Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Martin, of Kelowna, who have been spending the  past week in Westbank returned home  on Monday morning.  ���        *  Provincial Sohool Inspector Anfltey  was in the distriot last Tuesday and  visited the Westbank school and, also  Glenrosa.  Privates George and William Hewlett were passengers from Kelowna on  Saturday might, returning tQ Kelowna  after a brief week-end stay at     their  home tiers.  ��� t  Westbankers this week were reluctantly forced to bid farewell to another  of their valued families, Mr. and  Mrs. JoneB and children, who left in  the*eorly part of the week for Rook  ('reek, Kettle Valley. Mr. and Mrs.  ���I ones have resided in the district for  several years and during that tune  have made many friends to whom then;  departure is a source of much regret,  also Howard,  Ralph and Frank, will  be much missed by their schoolmates.  ��� ���  Through the courtesy of the looal  Farmers' Institute a G0vernnuns Tacking sohool was held in Westbank from  Wednesday to Saturday of last week.  Although fow of tho ranchers ttUended  the lessons, many of the younger boys  und women of the district followed the  course with much interest and industry. Besides the abundance of practice given in packing, many useful  notes on grading and shipping of the  fruit were supplied by the competent  instructor, Mr. 'P.-Neve of Salmon  Arm. In the speed test held on tho  last day Miss Pearl Gellatly won first  place, her speed being 12 minutes for  one box.  Letters of Dr. John McKay  The now famous letters of Dr. .Jolin  MoKay, on the subject of the appointment of the head of the B. ('������ University were submitted to the House yesterday, and they do much to explain  the animosity with which* the principal' of Westminster Hall has been attacking what he has described as a  "God cursed government." The letters show that at one time, Dr. McKay  expected to be appointed president of  the provincial university and his correspondence with the Hon. Dr. Young  and the late premier reveal his keen  nnuicty to get the position and his  bitterness against those whom he iroa-  gfood were opposing him. Eventually  he ascertained that Dr. Wcsbrook was  to be appointed, upon which he wrote  to Premier McBride stating that he  did not propose "Tamely to submit to  such treatment." The government  claims that Dr. MoKay was never  promised the position, but along with  other cdiirntioftilisls was asked if he  would be free to accept if it was offered. Following the appointment of  Dr. Weebrook, Dr. McKay commenced  his open attacks upon the administration, to which previously, according to  his correspondence, hs bad bt:cn most  friendly,indeed. ���   O   BIRTHS  CHII.DRRS.-On Wednesday, March 29  to Mr. and Mrs. H. 0. Childors,    a  Bon.  .GALBRAITH.-On Friday, March 'itth,  to Mr. and Mrs. Gnlbraith, u son.  PARKER.���Oil Tuesday,    March 21et,  to Mr. and   Mrs. W.   M. Parker, a  daughter.  PORTFJl.���On Sunday, March 26th, to  Mr. nnd Mrs H. Porter, a daughter.  Before Provincial House  Expenditure  Will  Be  Nearly Double Estimated Revenue in  Spite of Heavy Cuts in Various Departments  The estimates of revenue and expen- the estimates for 11H61917 is the sum  diture for the province for 1916-1917 of $24.1)00 for field work in mining-  were tabled in the House Monday, Hun. Mr. Campbell, minister of mines  when Finance Minister Campbell, read announces that it is proposed this  his budget spoech. The estimated re- year to send out engineers all through  venue of tho province* in round figures the mineral areas in British Columbia  for the fiscal year, ending March 31st, for the purpose of making preliminary  1917, is .$6,000,000 -with an estimated observations. Following upon their  expenditure of $11,300,000. In view reports the Dominion government will  of the fact that the fixed charges of be asked to carry out geological sur-  the province amount to $8,300,000, it. veys in sections favorably reported on  is seen that it is difficult for the gov- by these provincial officials. These  eminent to make further reductions, engineers will also do whatever possi-  Approximately $3,000,000 has been ble to aid prospectors in giving infor-  provided for public works, of which mat ion regarding claims, etc.  $2,600,000 is for roads, streets, bridges The estimates include a sum of 8100,-  and wharves. Tlie vote for the main- 000 for surveys of land throughout the  tenance of publio institutions ha�� been province and $40,000 for general water  Land Speculators  For Id  It is rumored that at tho timo of  the general election the government  will probably submit a plebiscite on  the subject of "votes for women."  The proposed new Workmen's Compensation Aot is likely to contain a  scheme for state insurance whioh has  so far been vigorously opposed by insurance companies. It 'is understood  that the committee enquiring into tho  subject recommends that the board  administering the a��t make an annual  proportionate tax on all employers of  labor, the board making payment* direct to workmen in caso of injury.  This, it is believed will be the fairest  alike to'employers and employees.  increased slightly white that for h  pitalB and charities Has been 'increased  $150,000. *Vdministration, other than  salaries, has been decreased by $70,-  000; that of education by $50,000 and  the vote for agriculture by $60,000.  The cost of transport has dropped by  $40,000, a Baving of $100,000 has been  made in miscellaneous items.  The budget speech is a vuluminous  document of some forty-oue typewritten rihcetu; it deals fully with all departments of the government expenditure and revenuo and discusses present conditions as they oxipl in this  province. A completo statement is  provided showing the loans effected in  British Columbia since confederation.  The loans sine* WW total $24,915,1^6.  Of this amount loans to tho extent  of $4,191,980 have matured and have  been retired. The loans outstanding  at the present time amount tp ...$21,-  155,146; the sinking fund accumulated  amounts to $2,563,128, leaving tho net  debt at $18,589,718. In connection  with the public debt the province haB  the liabilities incurred on account of  the guaranty of railway bonds. The  total amount of these guarantees is  $80,322,072; of this amount about  $57,000,000 has-been earned. The Dominion government having given aid  to the Canadian Northern to the extent of $45,000,000, hftB practically relieved the province of liability to that  extent. An explanation has been  made in the Budget of the reasons  leading up/to the payment by tho  province last January of "$316,000 interest due on bonds floated by the  Pacific Great Eastern, It is stated  that tho government paid this interest  in order that the company would not  have to default and in security for  the advance has the personal covenant of Messrs. Foley, Welsh & Stewart. The importance of tho early  completion of the road, in order to  place it on an operating and dividend paying basis !b emphasized.  The budget deals at length with  the industrial conditions of the preceding calendar year.  Satisfaction is taken in the splendid  increase in tho value of agricultural  produce within tho province in 1915.  Tho total for that year waB $30,873,-  000, ttn increase of $689,700 over 1914.  This increase is in reality-greater than  these figures would indicate. Values  for 1915 averaged 10 per cent., lower  than for 1914. Based on the same  valuations the amount of home production for 1915 would be $33,961,070  or an increase of $3,776,970 over 1914,  The past year has been a prosperous  one for the fishing industry, and the  calendar year for 1915 shows a total  valuo of fish landed ut B. 0. ports at  $13,500,000, an increase of nearly $2,-  000,000 ovor the previous year.  Some reference is made to tho water  control in the province. Of the 7030  old records before the board of water  rights investigation,5,665 have been  dealt with and the remainder wilt bo  taken up this year. The revenue from  water now averages over $40,000 a  year. It is expected that with tho  construction of the new railways,  many power sites thus made available  will be developed. Present appearances  would indicate that the great Btrain vn  connection with the financial operations of municipalities is now past  and that with the rigorous ecoftomy  which is now being practiced the credit of B.iC municipalities will be maintained on a lovel with those in any  part of Canada. *  rights surveys, also $10,000 for dry  lands investigation and $50,000 to aid  in encouraging lumber trade. A sum  of $35,000 is sot aside for bounties in  tho game department.  The public works estimates comprise  works and buildings $606,900; roads,  streets, bridges and wharves $2,255,-  800; subsidies and maintenance of  steamboats, ferries and bridges, $115,-  660. Tho district appropriations for  'ut'ds, streets, bridges and wharves  are practically the same as tho present closing fiscal yoar and are as follows: Aiberni $55,500; Atlin, $16,000;  Cariboo, $123,000; Chilliwack, $35,300;  Columbia $36,000 Comox $59,500; Cow-  khan $33,300; Cranbrook $41,000 Delta, $22,500; Dowdney $68,500; Escfcui-  malc, $36,000*; Pernio $41,000; Grand  Forks, $28,800; Greenwood, $19,800;  lhe Islands, $27,000; Kamloops, $72,-  000; Kaslo, $36,000; Lillooet $65,000;  ffanaimo, $9,000; Newcastle $24,300?  Okanagan $79,000; Revelstoke, $37,000;  liichmond $40,000; Saanich $5,500;  Similkameen $72,000; Skeena $176,000;  Slocnft, $36,000; Yftle, $51,300; Ymir,  $72,000.  The sum set aside f0r education is  $1,524,500, and for agriculture, 5176,-  500, the latter includes the following;  Administration and outside services  $20,000; board of horticulture $500;  crop competitions in fruits and vege  tables and garden and vacant lot com  petitions and demonstrations $2,000;  demonstration orchard and experimental trees $1,000; fruit packing schools,  $1,500; agricultural associations $30,-  000; B. C. dairymans' association $2,-  500; B. 0, entomological society $260;  B. C. fruit growers association $5,000;  B. C. poultry association $2,500;v B.C.  stock breeders' association $2,500;  flock masters' association $250; Farmers' institutes .$20,000, Womens' Institutes $7,500; inspection of nursery  stock, trees', etc., $20,000; suppression  of diseases affecting fruits, vegetables,  etc., $15,000; suppression of noxious  weeds $10,000; compensation to owners of cattle slaughtered for tuberculosis $10,0t*0; travelling cMpenses of officers on duty $25,000.  The per capita grant to the city,  municipality and rural school districts  will total $963,000; and the salaries of  teachers in assisted schools to $310,-.  000. The sum of $20,000 is set aside  for agricultural education and $15,000  f0r industrial education with $14,000  for the education of the deaf, dumb  and blind. The sum of $175,000 is  provided for the completion and maintenance of tho new B. C. building in  London. England. $200,000 for construction of publio schools througho i  the provinoe.  Grants to British Columbia regiments total $5,000, to the provincial'  libnary $10,000, the Canadian patriotic fund $6,000; to tho Boy Sc0uts,  $1,000, to the Victorian order ot nurses, $500J; to the returned soldiers' aid  commission $15,000.  The supplementary estimates of w  nenditure 1915-1916 which are add:  fiona, to the estimates brought down  a year Ago, total $125,662.35; they  include such items as $10,000 extra  bounty on wolves, coyotes, etc; $2,-  500 Woodward's Landing ferry across  the FraBer river, $1,500 'Vernon Edge-  wood road; 96,300 Rioamous -Mara  rood $6,700; relief work, Prince George  and small over-expendituree in sevoral  of the electoral districts. There was  also a refund of $15,000 to Twohy  Bros., for railway construction roads  along the North Thompson river which  It is understood that the government  will shortly bring down a bill giving  land speculators who are in arrears on  payments due the crown s&x months in  which to pay up. Failing which tho  government will probably take back  the land sold them, allowing them an  amount of land in proportion to sums  already, paid to the administration.  The proposed act will of course not  apply to bona-fide settlers who may  be in arrears. It is said that there  is about nine million owing to the  government o^ land sales and u large  amount of this represenes payments  which are in arrears. r  This would seem to be a reasonable  wav of getting over a difficulty caused  by the great slump in land Values  which has left so many with white  elephants on- their hands. N0t all  land speculators are the sharks and  thieves Borne people find it convenient  to call them. Many big and bona-fMe  land settlemnnt schemes in various  parts of the province which if carried  out would have built up desirable  farming communities, have been left  high and dry by the receding wave ol  financigl prosperity.... To follow the  cry of n somewhat hysterical minority  would cause such people to lose money  invested in perfectly good faith, und  inflict a hardship all round.   O   Graham Co. Will Buy Direct  From Growers  One of the most interest log items  in the province took over.  The farmers of the distriot will no  doubt be interested in the following  letter sent by tha manager of the  Graham Company's evaporating plants  in this district to the Kelowna Board  of Trade. While the relations between  the farmers here and the company were  of the pleasantest kind, there was at  the outset some little dissatisfaction  caused through the intervention of  third parties in the purchasing of tlie  produce needed, and as indicated ia  tho letter an effort is to be made to  avoid this during the coming season.  Vernon, B. C.  The Secretary ' March 14, '16  Kelownn Board of Trade,  Kelowna, B. C.  Dear Sir.���Our plant is closing in  Kelowna this week and the writer win  be leaving for Belleviille, Ont. When  I get down there I will find out what  our firm requires for next year anri  the prices wo are willing to pay, end  will advise you so that you oan give  the growers an idea what goods will  be required.  I wish you would advise the growers  also that it is our intention to    buy  direct from the growers so that   they  will get the    full benefit of the prices  we are   paying without any commission to anyone else.     We also intend  to commence operations just as soon  as the crop is ready another year and  in this way we could have the growers haul direct from his field without  any other parties handling.  Yours truly,  The Graham Company.  Per,  L. B0ne.  Allies in Conference  A united conforenos "I the representatives of lhe A Hi id nations is being  held this week in Paris. This is the  moBt important confortneo <��f the Allies since tho outbreak of .the war/and  is under,tho previa ney of Premier Bri-  and. The Premiers of Great Britain,  Italy. Belgium '��� ' a are participating. The British foreign secretary,  Sir Edward Grey; seoretnry for war,  Earl Kitchener, and tho commander of  the continental, forces, (Jen. Sir Douglas Haig; the French eommander-in  chief, Gen. .lolTre, nnd the Italian (Veil-  eral Cadorna, have 'seats at the boun-  oil table. Russia is represented by the  foreign minister, M. Ilsowelsky and  Gen. Gilensky, aide de camp to the  Emperor; Japan, by the Japanese ambassador at Paris, and Serbia by  Prince Alexander,       *  . o ,  A despatch from the Rotterdam correspondent of, the Chroniole wye: "Ab  an air and naval base Zecbrugge is  now of little value. Combined naval  and aerial bombardment by the allies  has reduced it to a chaos of crumb  ling masonry. The majority of the  air bombs fell upon the Solvay works,  which caught fire, and the harbor,  where several mine layers were badly  damaged."  Million Dollars for Farm  Loans at Low Rate  Agricultural Credits Act Will  Come into Immediate Operation  The announoement that the provincial government has been 'successful in  placing at. a comparatively low rate  a loan for a million dollars to lie a] *  plied for the purposes of the new Ag-  riculturalCreditrf' Act will Come as welcome news to the farmers all over the  province, and not the, least to the farmers of this district, many of whom  are looking for monetary assistance un  der the act to enable them to pro'\r*  ly stock and equip their farms.  The government succeeded in getting  the money for a twenty-live year term  at the rate of 5.63 per cene.  In New Zealand, where this system  has been fairly well perfected, the oust  of ad'iiinistrati,oii of the fund runs to  about 1 per oent. This means that  applied in British Columbia the  farmer will get his loan, for a*  period of 25 years if he wisheB, at 6��  per cent, or u fraction more.  The money is expected to be placed  in the hands of the government some  time this week and the operation of  the) act is to be brought into force at  on?e by an order-in-council. Then will  come the organization- of the loan'ng  and inspection board and the arrange-  ing dt the official mach'nery to handliy  tho business. It is presumed that  six weeks or two months will elapse  before the first cash advance by way  of loan" will actually lie made to the  farmers. *  In spite of the croakings and pessimistic predictions of the Liberals that  the Act would never be brought mto  force it seems as though the farmers  are to benefit sooner then was generally thought possible under present  conditions and the low rate at which  the bonds have been sold should do  much to set aside the foolish nnd  harmful cry that ttoe credit of the  province has gone to the dogs. It is  extremely likely that further sums wiH  in the very near future be placed at  the disposal of thc commission.  llightly handled, this timely assistance in the building up of a sounder  agriculture in the province should be  of incalculable benefit, as it has ] roved in the many other countries where  it has been tried.  Rutland News  (From oar own CorrMDon<fent.)  Mrs. Stoddart is spending a week  in town tho guest of. Mrs. Capt.  Knight.  ��        ���  Mr. and Mrs. T. Sharp*, lately ol  Wostbnn't are amongst the new comers  in the district.,  *        *  Mr. 1). E. McDonald, who recently  sold his ranch in the north end pf the  district to Mr. Art Cross is moving  into the house belonging to Mr. Mudge  next to the school.  Mi-, and Mrs. McGregor and family,  who lately arrived from Calgary have  taken up residence in (hi house belonging to Mr. Johnson, near the store;  ��        ���  A social in connection with the  Methodist Ladies' Aid was held last  Thursday evening at the parsonage.  There was a large gathering and the  evening was spent ��" a pleasant manner with games, contests and muMf,  followed by refreshments. A collection  was taken for the.Aid funds.  Sir Sam Hughes, Canadian minister  of militia, arrived in Falmouth, Kng-  land, on March l'.Hh, whoro ho received the freedom of tho^ity.A fter visiting the Canadian I'fltta in England, he  will go to the front on I sjiend MittM  time with the expeditionary foire  there.  A surprise attack by Britifh forces  in Mesopotamia on March 15 resulted  in the capture of a small Turkish post  on the west bank of tho Tigris, it is  officially announced. Bombardment of  Kut-El-Amara, by, Turkish aircraft nnd  artillery on March 23 is also reported.  Reports rooeivtd :n Paris recently  state that British warships, which  were notified by a .French scout cruiser that she had sighted ft neutral' collier of! the Moroccan coast supplying  petrol to five submarines captured tha  colHer and sunk two of tho submarines. PAGE TWO  KELOWNA   RECORD  THURSDAY, MARCH 30, 1916  KELOWNH RECORD  Publish*! tnwy ThuresWy at Kelowna,  BrUltfc Columbia  JOHN LEATHLKT  Editor and Proprietor  SUBSCRIPTION  RATEis  IJ.SO   par   year;   76c,   iix   months.  UoiUd  Stoles 50  cnntn additional.  All ���ubtcriDtioni D&vabta In advance  Subscriber! at tha resrular rata can hftve  nxtra Dswri mailed ti friends at a distance  at HALF RATE. I.e.. 7fi canta per year.  Thia ���Decial oriyllesa ia granted lor the  BUrpoM of advertising tha f\tv nnd dictrkt.  ADVERTISING RATES  LODGE NOTICES. PROFESSIONAL CARDS.  ETC.. is cents oar column Inch per week.  LAND AND TIMBER NOTICES-30 dava. *��V  60  dava   17.  WATER  N0TICEH-S9 for live  insert...���.  LEGAL  ADVERTISING-Fir.it    insertion.    12  Dents per  lint*:  each subsequent Inaertinn.  8  centa per Una.  CLASSIFIED ADVERTISEMENTS -2 cents  Der word first inaertion, I cent per won!  ennh subsequent Insertion.  DISPLAY ADVERTISEMENTS - Two inches  hut1 under. 60 cents par inch first insertion  over two inches 40 cents per inch firat inaertion; 20 cents Per inch each subsequent  insertion.  AU chances in contract advertisements must  be in the hands of the printer by Tueadav  evening  to   enaure   publication   in   the   next  limit.  German Schemes in tlie  Western Hemisphere  Extraordinary revelations of reputed plans of (iermnny so establish a  foothold in several republics of tho  western hemisphere, and in the Danish West Indies, in defiance of the  Monroe doctrine,, aro in1 the possession  of the committee of foreign relations  of the United States senate.    -  The documents in tho possession of  tho committee purport to prove:  That Germany sought to establish a  sphere of Influence in Nicaragua by  .purchase of th? inter-ocean canal  route and tho right to establish navel  bases.  That Germany sought to gain a  footing in Columbia by -negotiating  for an inter-ocean canal concession,  the furchase ot plantations, nnd the  establishment of a naval base at Car-  tago.  That Germanv gained paramount influence in Paraguay by organizing thc  army,, and is carrying out a similar  plan in Chile.  That Germany sought to gain u  foothold in Hayto through control of  the customs and the establishment of  a naval bnse ut Mole St. Nicholas.  That Germany practically controls  the island of St. Thomas by lease from  Denmark and has established there a  base of great strategic value, particularly because of its proximity to Porto  Rico and the Panama Canal.     *  The commitree also haa documentary  evidence indicating that, although the  European war has interrupted the  prosecution of these plans Germany  plans to resume the efforts to participate in tho affairs of the western hemisphere as soon as pence shall be restored.  The Blind Man and His Son  In striking contrast to the "Chant  of Hate" by Herr Lissauer, thc German, are the beautiful lines of Emilo  C'ammuerts, tho Belgian poet, under  the heading "The Blind Man and His  Son" translated by Lord Curzon.  Tho    poem represents two wnunded  Belgian soldiers���father and son���who  found themselves iu England with   tho  great rush of refugees.  "The distant boom of angry guns  No longer fills my ear;  Oh, whither have we fled, my son?  Tel'l me, that I may hear."  . "Father, we nre in England!"  "No more I hear the stormy wind  Amid the rigging roar;  I feel beneath my tottoring feet  The firm ground of the shore.  In this the end of all our woes���  Shall w* not suffer more?"  "Father, we aro in Englandi"  "I hear tho sound of kindly speech.  But do not understand;  I feel I've wandered very far,  Far from the Fatherland;  How comes, it that these tones are not  Those of an unknown land?"  "Father, wo are in England!"  "Bend down upon thy knees, my son,  And tako into thy hand,  Thy w-oundod hund, and mine, somewhat  Of the earth of this good land,  That, dreaming ot our home, we   two  May kiss the soil of England!"   0 ���  Only one per oent, ot the cablegrams sent overseas are conoerned with  family or private matters. The rest  pxe commercial,- jouiy^listic or official.  Russia's Inexhaustibility  The simple fact is that Russia oan-  not be beaten. She is not* vulnerable  as a highly complex industrial state  is vulnerable. She cannot l>e wounded  in any vital point, and she has an  inexhaustible supply of men. During  the RuaBQ'Jgpanese war millions melted in the Manchurian wastes. But Rub-  siu hardly felt the loss. Within five  years thc Russian army was reconstituted. A country whioh has an annual  increase in her population of over  three millions can never bo depleted.  And, ns she cannot be depleted/ she  cannot be started. Her supplies of  food are even greater than her supplies of men- The Russian black earth  is one of the granaries of ths World.  Germany has to pay a dear price for  every victory achieved over the Russian armies, and any German victory  must needs be barren of decisive results. Eveh if Germany does follow  up her victory, she is driven on by  her very successes to disaster, and her  triumphant armies aro swallowc i by  tho boundless Russian desert.  So far as conditions have changes  si.ice Napoleon, they have changed for  the worse. They have only increased  the dangers of the victor. The Russians havo the same grim allies which  they had against Napoleon; hunger  and cold and distance. The most auspicious event whicn could happen to  the allies would be von HindcnSerg's.  march against Petrograd or Moscow.  He will find Borodino and the Berezina on the way. The Russian plains  will dovour.tho German hosts ns they  devoured tho Grand Army in 1612. In  a few weeks winter will set in, .ind  an infinite shroud of snow and Iv will  spread and cover the invading &ri iirs  which have been lured to their doom..  -O-  WHITK PHOSPHORUS MATCHES  Hon. T. W. Crothers, minister of  labor, has given notice of ft bill to  amend the White Phosphorus Matches  Act. The amendment will extend for  six months from Jan. 1st of this year  the time allowed during which the  white phosphorus matches may be  sold, and for une year the time during  which they may be legally used. Under the legislation* of the session of  1913 tho manufacture of white phosphorus matches was prohibited after  January 1st, 1915, and their sale after  January 1st, 1916. It was found  that considerable seocks of those  matches .were still on hand at the .beginning of this year, and it was deemed reasonable to allow merchants a  longer period of six months to get rid  of their stocks.  FARM  ���RODVCTS IN B. C.  While the total value of farm pro  ducts of British Columbia in 1914  was over $30,000,000 tho province  bought from the rest of Canada W0,-  000,000 worth ,of the satpe class ' of  goods, including $'2,400,000 worth of  Hour, and from other countries similar goods to the value of 85.000.000.  These purchases from outside included  $5,500,000 worth of l'ive Block and *4,-  500,000 of dairy products, $3,600,000  of meat products, $800,000 of fruit  ofad 81,400,000 of eggs. All of which  goes to show that there is still u good  homo market for British Columbia  farm products.���News-Advertiser.  In 1915 there were 130 Farmers Institutes to B. C., with q membership of  8,469.  GILLETT'S LYE  EATS DIRT  ,  *E!?&  PI^pgiuettTSanyu��5,d  rV��T;"��     TORONTO ONT.    HQ"^>��  Recruiting in Years Gone By  "Your King ��nd Country need you"  is the Call ��f today. In iho days of the  Napoleonic wars they had the same  call to make the manhood of Britain^  but the recruiting onloer spoke in a  different style, We reproduce below  a proclamation which was -iasued  when "Ihe Little Corporal" was on  the war path:  WHAT HO!  MY MKUUY Bl'CKS.  NOW OR SEVER  G.(ROYAL  ARMS) R.  Wanted, a number of bold, aspiring  Yorkshire Lads to serve as Gentlemen  Soldiers in His Majesty's 85tb. oi  Young Bucks, Regiment of I nf entry;  whose hearts beat high at the sound  of the drum, un 1 w_h0 have an inUn-i  tion above senile employment. I ut  them repair with the -pirit of iteb*  nation to their countryman, Captain  Kirby, where thoy will enter int,> present pay and good quarters^ Now is  the time, my Lads, ntep forth, the w r  will soon be-over! Consider your advantages, to In; then Free in any  Town in His Majesty's Dominions together with your Wives and ( hildi'on,  enjoy the pleasures of military Hie,  only perhaps for a few mouths. Con  sider, my Bucks. What a liberal  Bounty you'll receive merely to j:o on  a Party of Pleasure!   !  !  Cod Save the King  Huzza:   Huzza!   Huzza!  D1VINBJG ROD FOR LOST SHKLLS  An odd problem, which will be en-.  countered all through the fighting territory after the war, is that of guarding against the exploding of shells  which buried themselves in the ground  without having exploded.  In the seobion 61 Evance along the  Marno, where the fighting was sharp  early in the war and from which the  Germans wore driven, tho peasant farmers have already found this danger-  to be real. A plowman at any moment may strike a shell that will explode tfith sufficient force so kill him  and his team.  Various solutions have boi-n suggested, but the most promising is one  worked out by a French scientist and  considered by lhe Academy of Science  The plan is to go nil ovor the farms  with an electrical instrument that will  give warning wh>n a mass of metal  is near. Rome .modifications of it were  adopted by the French scientist to fit  it for field us , .��� ml his apparatus; requires the services of two men.  In practical tests on iho old battlefields he found th-it it is possible f0r  two men to explore nn nn-p thoroughly in about ope hour, and locate overy  buried shell near enough to the Bur-  face to do any harm.  Auction  Having'   received      instructions  Iron, Mr. H. D. RIGGS  1 will sell by Public Auction, at  his residence on Ethel Street, on  THURSDAY, APRIL 6ih, his  first-class Jersey Cows, Horse,  and all movable property ; also  lus Residence and other Real  Estate.  'I he following is a list ot the property  movable, and real for eale.  Ono 3-year-old Chestnut Gelding.  Running Stock; Good Driver and Saddle horse; 5-year old -Jersey Cow, heavy  milker, Iresh; 3-year-old Jersey Cow,  heavy milker, fresh milch; 11-year-old  .Jersey Cow, heavy milker, milking;  two 5-year old Jersey Cows, good  milkers; 7-year-old Jersey Cow, due  April 6th; 3-year-old Grade Jersey;  Heifer, fresh milch; Yearling Heifer,  Jersey, Grade Red Pole Bull Calf; ten  pure bred Black Minorca Hens and  Cock, prize winning stock; pair Buff  Cochin Bantams; p(n of Indian Runner Ducks; Silo�� new; Hollow Block  Stable 20 x 28 feet; Covered Buggy,  (nearly now); Cutter;' Set single Harness (driving); Stock Saddle and bridle; Collars; Root Cutter; Strawberry  Trimmer; Corn Cutter;' Planet Jr.  Seeder and Cultivator; quantity of  Lumber; Chicken wire; Fence wire; 80  Fence Posts, Daisy Churn; Sweet Milk  Churn; Hand Grain Crusher; Milk  Cans; Milk Pox; pair Ice Tongs; Hay  Knife; Cross-cut Saw; Chains; Shovels;  Hoes; Pruning Hooks, Pruning Saw;  half ton Potatoefc; Crowbar; Carpenter Tools and Chest; two Windows  .5 x 7 feet; Horse Clippers; Magner's  Horse and Stock Book; set of Radfords  Encyclopedia of Construction, consisting of twelve volumes with five books  of plans; A.B.C. of Bee Culture; 70  feet il-inch Galvanized water pipe;  Bench Vice; Blacksmith Anvil; Buggy  Jack; J{?frigerator; large quantity of Grain sacks and a lot of small  articles, too ^numerous to mention.  Also manv household effects; 100 Hollow Blocks; 15,000 Hollow Brisks;  45,000 Bricks.  REAL ESTATE  Brick residence and lot, corner Ethel  street and Borden avenue. Lot contains about on��-half acre. House fully modern, 16 rooms. -.Brick stable  and Garage, Wood Shed and Hen  House.  Part Block 3D, adjoining the Brick  Yard, containing 2�� acres. Cultivated.  EXTRA.   Also  One team General Purpose Mares  5 ynd III, kind mid gentle and can bo  driven single or double by any lady,  do any kind of orchard work; 1 set  double driving harness, nearly new; 1  set double work harness; 1 Double  Wagon, (Adams) JU-inch tire, complete  nearly new.  Any person wishing to inspect  cattle and premises may do so any  day before the sale.  Terms:  CASH, except on real estate  Sale at 1 o'clock  G. H. KERR, Auctioneer  During February recruiting throughout Canada averaged about 1000 a  day.  KELOWNA OPERA HOUSE  PICTURES  Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday  Evenings. 7.30 and 8.45  MATINEE SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT 3,30  Best Film Service  Attractive Features  COAL  SCENE PROM   FINE FEATHERS AT THE OI'flRA HOl'Stt   WEDNESDAY NEXT, APRIL 5TH.  A large stock of Bankhead Lump now on  hand. A carload of Briquettes will arrive on  March 3rd. More heat for each $ I. ��o in these  than any other fuel. TERMS CASH  D. LECKIE  Hardware  Wanted  Buggies, Democrats  Single Work Wa-      gons, Double Work  Wagons,   Ploughs,  Harrows, Cultivators, Seeders, Single Driving Harness,  Single Work Harness, Sewing Machines, Refrigerators,  Dressing Tables, Side Boards, Kitchen Tables, Sets of  Drawers, Kitchen Tables, Chairs 'of all kinds, Cook  Stoves, Ranges���   '  Anything you have for eale sold  on commission  If you want to"t>uy or sell anything see  STOCKWELL, the Auctioneer  Before  Bulla*.:.  WHATTHE        ���  FABLME/R.  CAN DO WITH  CONCRETE  zr"  ||i-.H����B.r.  gj.  'Or  It* M.ini.l        *-; Y'_^" -"���''������"���' ���J;  U.>wl!r~Tlin|..<V  Get This Free Book  It contains 150 pages like thoso shown here���116  pages give practical instructions for improving your  farm, explaining the most economical way to construct  all kindaof buildings, walks, foundations, feed ing-floors,  walls, troughs, tanks, fence-posts, and 45 other thing*  needed on every farm. There are 14 pages of information  vital to every farmer who intends to build a silo.   22  pages show what concrete is ; how to mix It I the tools  needed;   what kind of land, stone and cement ere  best;  how to make forms ;  bow to place concrete i  and reinforce it, etc., etc.  In (act It tells everything  necessary to know about the world's  best fend  most economical building material���concrete.  Thin book ll thc reoojnized authority on (am lrr.prov.i-  merit* and has benefited 75.000 (arm ttt. If you havan't  ��� copy of thia Vila?bit book, ono will be lonf to  you free.    Fill in coupon and null today.  CANADA CEMENT COMPANY LIMITED,  HenU Buildini. Mo��t>..l.  CUT  OUT ANP  MAIL  | CANADA CtMEriTCOMr'AKVIJJIITH),HmMIsllelH,��OlnMAL  M 428 Gentlemen :- I'lcssc send me e Iree oopy of A  "Whel the P.rmsr o.o do ��llh Conerew".  Printed Butter Wrappers  According to the regulations recently inaugurated  in connection with Dairy Butt��r it is now compulsory  to have Printed Butter Wrappers showing that the  butter offered (or sale it Dairy Butter and by whom  it is made. Call at the Record Office for samples  and prices.   We print with a Special Ink. THURSDAY, MARCH 30, 1916  KELOWNA   RECORD  PAGE THBM  J. M. CROFT  Bootmaker.  All kinds of Repairs  BERNARD AVENUE,  KELOWNA.  Mortgage Sal  ale  Under and by virtue ol the powers  of sale contained in a certain Indenture ol Mortgage, which will be produced at the time of the sale, there  will be sold on  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 5TH, 1916  at 12 o'olook noon, at the offices oi  HARVEY, DUGGAN & DAVIE'S, Kelowna, British Columbia, the following  lands and premises in the Osoyoos Division of Yale Distriot, in the Province of British Columbia, namely:���  Lots 16 and 19 and the Westerly 4.75  acres of Block "C" in the Subdivision  of Distriot Lots four hundred - and  eighty-six, eight hundred and five (806)  and eight hundred and six (306).  Gr��up one of the said Osoyoos Division  of Yale Distriot, according to a map  or plan of the said subdivision deposited in the Land Registry oilico at  the City of Kamloops, and therein  numbered 701.  On the property there is said to be  a frame dwelling, stable and chicken  house.  TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE  WILL JJJJ MADE KNOWN AT THE  TIME OF SALE/  For further particulars and conditions of sale, apply to Messrs. Williams Walsh McKim St Housaer, Vendors' Solicitors, 432 Richards street,  Vancouver, B. C.  Dated this 11th day of March, A.D.,  1916. 17-9  4t  NOTICE  In the estate of Edgar W. Harris,  late of Coronation, Alberta, Editor  deceased.  Notice is hereby given that all persons having claims upon the estate  of the above named Edgar W. Harris,  who died on or about the 16th day  of January, 1916, are required to file  with Astley Cowper Harris, of Coronation, Alberta, by the 29th April,  1916, a full statement duly verified of  their claims and of any securities held  by them, and that after that date  the Administrator will distribute the  assets of the deceased among the parties entitled thereto, having regard  only to the claims of which notice has  been so filed or which have been  brought to his knowledge.  , Dated this 22nd day of February,  1916. 6  COREY & LOCKE,  Solicitors for Administrator  17-9. Coronation, Alberta  a  No fewer than 117 miles of steel wire  ore wound on a 12-inch gun, equalling  in weight 13} tons. In appearance  this wiro���of��� the same quality as i iun0  wire���resembles tape, and is a quarter  of an inch wide and one-tenth of an  inoh in thickness The tensile strength  i�� stupendous, and is tested to a break  ing strain of 110 tons. The wire is  wound on a reel which rotates as the  gun barrel revolves, anl mechanical  accuracy is given to exact winding bv  a tension of about K) tons to the'  square inoh. >  Various thicknesses of wi.0 ��'c  wound, according to' the po*:' <ou.  That is to soy, there aro ninety-two  layers on a 12-inch gun al the breech,  where the chief strain is met giving a  thickness of wire of 9J inches; end  at the muzzle there are only fourteen  layers. 'Over tho wire steel ,.,o��ji  rings are shrunk on; firs; nt a white  heat, whioh, oojitar, roalrict end  grip with immense force.  Enceedingly absorbing is this pio  cess of putting on the steel jacket  for the gun has so be sutpcnJeJ vei  tioally in a deep pit, erilh walls high  above the ground. Additional mine  ing and maohimag ltre nervsK-iry to get  the splendid piece of sl>'..cd steoivnriters' handicraft into 'utt'injj fin a1"!  the breech blocks and ubtr purrs ol  the equipment i��to working o'l'i.  Tho rifling of the blTrrel is on automata) prooess an example of beautiful  mechanical ingenuity and the accuracy  of this inn?r ctUitt", is tested hy r !>,s.  tic gutta per;ii.'  There is a vast amount of intricate  and delioate trained workmanship  wanted in the finish of a giant Oannqa.  For example the breech block has to  undergo quite eighteen or v-vonty rare  hinings. And all the medio.- (if mech  anism necessary tu enable the ponderous mass of ordnance to move to ibo  right '.or left or up .ard down at a  touch from the naval gjnnovs, is be-ng  built up together at the same time as  the work proceeds on the '..'in itself'.  For some of the smaller sfiins no fevri  than 5f��0 machin'n-rs on '3811 parts are  necessary before the weapon ;s readv  for use. Milgate Monihls.  Tlie German Schoolboy  The aim of every aotydlfr boy in Germany, aays Mr. Ernest C. Pulbrook in  "Young England,"���perhaps it would  be more accurate to say the aim of  every boy'a parents���"is to reach the  class which will allow him to servo  only one year with the colors. Unless  he be destined for one of the' professions���-which means graduating from  the top class to tho university or technical college���his chief object is to obtain a certificate of one year's service  before he reaches the age limit, and  ishould he seem likely to fail in i\v  at one school he will jnove to another,  for in spite of the cast-iron system  there is a good deal of latitude.  "When he enters tho school the boy  receives ia little booklet of rules which  must be skn 1<1 by him ani his parents  or the people with whom.he lodges, if  ho goes to school in a town in which  he does not live. This book has to  be inspected by his class master from  time to time, usually at the beginning  of tt term and should it b�� lost a new  one has to be purchased.  "The rules regulate Mb goings" out  and comings in, his conduct to hit?  masters and those put in authority  ovor him, tho age at which he is allowed to smoke and the places in  whicn this is allowed, the restaurants  he may visit and under what conditions, and ths general order of his daily life. His guardian is held responsible for the proper observance of these  rules out of school hours. Should he  desire to visit .a concert or a theatre  which will keep him beyond the stipulated hours, he must take a written  request to his master, who countersigns it if he has no objections.   O  ���  BIG GUNS AND THE RANGE OF  SHELLS  ENGINE WITH TWO  PISTONS FOB  EACH CYLINDER  A simple and practical solution of  the problem of making an inttrnal-  cojnbustion engine in which the pistons are forced apart by the explosion  of the gas between them has been  worked out in England. This engine  necessarily has two cylinders with piston rods working Bide by side on one  shaft. Thc cylinders have open ends  and the, top piston in each cylinder is  connected by a diagonal rod with the  bottom piston in the other cylinder.  With this arrangement the cylinders  work alternately, and the power is  transmitted equally to both crank  arms when tho pistons ha either cylinder are thrust apart by an explosion.  The obliquity of the diagonal rodd is  small, being less than the maximum  obliquity of the rods that connect the  piston rods with the crank arms. The  engine is of the two-cycle typo, and  eaofe crank arm therefore receives two  impulses to each revolution of the  shaft.   O������  Kamloops farmers are talking a cooperative dairy and creamery t0 materialize this summer.  siil '    ml  m  THEr  BIGGt/T L  AHERICAN PlAY  EVER WRITTEN  OPERA HOUSE  ONE NIGHT ONLY  APRIL 5th  This is not a Moving  Picture  Prices $1 and 75c; General Admission 50c; Children 25c  SeaU on sals at Crawford's Store  The factors which affect the range of  the shell at any given elevation of the  gun, and which act before the shells  leave the gun-muzzle, are the variations in the temperature of the cordite and the wearing of the gun-barrel,  with' consequent leakage of pressure  past the sides of the shell. There are  also several conditions liable to variations durmg the time of flight of the  shell which must be taken into account, for the resistance which the  shall meets with depends upon the atmosphere density at the time of firing,  the shape of the shell nose, the altitude which the shell reaches with consequent decrease of air density, and  the force and direction of the wind.  Increase of decrease of range due to  alterations of weight and shape of the  shell can be predetermined and corrected for before the shell is issued for  firing, but variations in barometer  reading and wind must be corrected  for at the time of firing.   (H   A Few More Popular Egg  Tory Hill I'uddiag.���1 pimt of nice  bread crumbs, 1 quart of milk 1 cupful  of sugar, yolks of 4 eggs, well beaten,  grated peel of 1 lemon, butter the size  of an egg. Bake until 'done, but not  watery. Whip the whites of tha egge  to a froth, and beat in half tt le.ioup-  lul of BUgar. Flavor with lemon.  Spread over the pudding a layer of  jelly or fruit, either fresh or dried.  Pour, the whites of the eggs over this  and set in the oven until brown. To  be eaten with sugar and cream, or it  is good without.  . '   ��  .  Poached Egg Nest - Butter the inside of a oup and pour in the stiffly  beaten white of a fresh egg. Make a  little neat in the centre and carefully  drop the yolk. Squeeze a drop or two  of lemon juioe on top and set the cup  in a basin of boiling water. In cook-  ing, the froth will rise to the top of  the cup. As Boon as the white is set  invert a- plate over the oup and turn  the egg out. Sprinkle with the, tiniest  bit of minced parsley, and serve at  quiokly aa poBSiblo.  .  Chocolate Custard Pie.���One quarter  oake of Bakers' chocolate, grated, one  pinr boiling water, six eggs, oneqiuart  of milk, one-half oup of white sugar,  two teaspoonfuls of vanilla. Dissolve  the chooolate in a very little milk.  Stir into the boiling water for three  minutes. When nearly cold beat up  with the yolks nf all the eggs and the  whites of three, stir into the milk, put  over a good paste. When custard is  set spread over the whites whipped  with two tablespoOnfuls of sugar; put  baok into oven to brown.  ���  Corn Omelet.���Soore rows ot four'  good-sized oars of corn and pre�� out  the pulp. Beat four or five eggs until  light and foamy. Then add ono tab-  lespoonful of cream, a little salt and  pepper and bom pulp. Have your  frying pan hot and put into it one  teaspoodful of butter or oKve oil,  shaking it all around the pan. Turn  in omelet and shake Pan until evenly  cooked. Put pan into a hot oven for  three minutes to puff. Roll and serve  ol once on tort platter.  SYNOPSIS OF COAL MINING  Winter is Gone���  REGULATIONS  Coal mining rights of 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 of   twenty-one  years at an annual rental of   $1    an  acre.     Not    more    than 2,500    aerea  will be leased to one applicant.  Applications for   the lease must   be  made by   tho   applicant in person   to  the Agent or Sub-Agent of the distriot  in which the    rights    applied for   are  situated.  In surveyed territory, the land must  be described by sections, or legal sub  Spring is Here  Brighten your home to conform to external conditions  s^^^^^yfej  New Wallpaper  fflulffl'"'''���'  7&1       ^ew Linoleum  *^!^^^^w      ^ew DraPe"es  divisions of sections, and in unsurvey-  od    territory    the    tract applied    for  hIiuII   be'  3taked out by the applicant  himself.                                  "*            1  Kadi   application    must    be acc0m-  panied by a fee of $5 which will     be  UM��0W                       New Rugs  WE HAVE THEM  The quality, the variety and our prices will please you  not available, but   not otherwise.   A  royalty shall be paid on the merchantable output of the miru  at the rate of  five cents per ton.  The person operating the mine shall  Kelowna Furniture Company  furnish the agent with   sworn returns  accounting for   the   full quantity    of  merchantable coal   mined and pay the  royalty thereon.     If   the coal mining  rights are    not being operated,   suoh  returns shall be furnished at least ones  a year.  The lease will include the coal mining rights only, but the   lessee   may  be    permitted to    purchase   whatever  available surface rights mtty be    considered necessary for the working    of  the mine at the rate of $10 an acre.  For   full     information    application  Occidental Fruit Co.  LIMITED  Fruit and Vegetable Shippers  Flour and Feed Merchants                   Storage Warehousemen  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 advertisemi nt will not be paid for.  Consult  this Company  regarding your   1916 crop of  Fruits  and  Vegetables.    Our selling agencies are the  most economical and reliable.  WE ARE CASH BUYERS    .  No'. 1 Potatoes Wanted for Shipping  Cash on delivery and inspection                     17.0  Is your subscription to the  Record paid up?  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:  NELLIE M. NUTTER, 168, W. Pike  Street, Clark.burg, W. Va.���Unemployed at the timeof enrolment for the  Architectural Drawing Course. Now  ���upervisor of drawing at a .alary of  $60 per month.  M. MADELINE KELLY. 363, White  Street, Springfield, Mass.���An office  ae.ietant became stenographer and ad-  writer for the H. Strong Advertising  Agency.  GERTRUDE CHANDLER, 47, W..t  55th St., New York, N.Y.-Enrolled for  tho Special Teachers' Course while  teaching in a .mall village in Vermont.  Advanced to a position as teacher in a  girl.' school at more than twice her  former salary.  Mr.. CLAUDE G. MANNING, Box  481, Tonopha, Nev.���Became show-  card writer and window trimmer at a  .alary of $18 a week through her Show  Card Writing and Advertising Course.  EDITH F. ANDERSON. North Han.  .on, Man.���A graduate of the Complete Commercial Course. Bookkeeper  for the American Shoe Finding Co.,  Whitman, Mae.,, at a Hilary three time,  what she received on enrolment.  IRENE HENDERSON. M.ryville.  Tenn.���A stenographer at the time of  her enrolment for the Complete Com.  mercial Course; has greatly'improved  her work a. tha result of 'I.CS. study.  Since enrolment .he ha. received three  substantial increases in her salary.  MARY ROSH, Remington, Ind.���Enrolled for the Bookkeeping and Businee.  Form. Course while clerk in an office.  She i. now bookkeeper and assistant  cashier in the State Bank. Her aalary  ha. been more than doubled.  MRS. MAUDE T. YOHN, Avenue  Hotel, Madison, Wi..���Enrolled for thc  Complete   Advertising   Course   while .  working in a newepaper office.   As a  result or her course she won two capital  J rises for advertising.   Her salary is  125 a month.  E. LYLE McLEOD, Port Orchard,  Wash.���A school girl when she enrolled  for tha General Illustrating Courae, is  now a teacher of drawing in the Foster  Public School..  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 posidon, trade or profession, before which  1 have marked X  Bookkeeper Illustrating Good English for Every One      Salesmanship Stenographer  Teacher Advertising English Branches Show Card Writing       Chemist  Show Card Writing       Poultry Farming Architectural Draftswoman        German, Spanish French, Italian  The above are but few of the Courses taught by the I.CS. If your requirement ia not mentioned write it below  Name   Street and No.  Occupation   City..  Age   Prov. .  Employer.. ^���  PAGE FOUR  KELOWNA   RECOM  THURSDAY, MABCH 30, 1916  Your Profit on Tomatoes  depends ao much upon the quality of the plants you plant that  it does not pay vou to take a penny risk in the purchase price.  The price of Campbell Quality of Tomato plants is based on  the quality and quantity combined nnd not on the asking price  of competitors. You can help us by sending your order e.irly  no matter how small it is, it's respectfully solicited.  P. E CAMPBELL  P. O. Box 536, Kelowna*  New Swiss Embroideries of  the   Finest   Manufacture  Now in stock are new Swiss Embroideries. We are  offering a large selection in Corset Cover Embroideries,  Baby Embroideries,  Wide Flouncings and  Allovers  Narrow Embroideries from    10c to30c yd.  Corset Cover Embroideries from    20c to 95c yd.  Allovers  30c to $1.50 yd.  Wide Flouncings, 27-ins. wide, from    50c yd.  White En'^roideried, Voile D.'ess Lengfns, including  trimming, beautiful heavj design.......  $9.75 the length  JERMAN HUNT  Phone 361 Kelowna  TOWN AiVD -COUNTRY NOTES  We have what you want in both Common and Finished  LUMBER  Doors Windows Shingles  Prices right.-    Delivery prompt.     Satisfaction guaranteed.  Kelowna Saw-Mill Company, Limited  D. LLOYD-JONES - - Managing-Director  Spraying Materials  Lime and Sulphur Solution  Well known standard btanda  > 40-gal. Barrels, per gal. 31c    30-gal.Barrels, per gal. 32c  20-gal. Barrels, per gal. 33c  Large Fresh Yellow Globe Danvers ONION SEED\  Sao them at our Feed Store.    Per pound $1.75  Full line of Spraying Materials and Field Seeds  Kelowna Growers' Exchange  PHONE 37  THE LAKEVIEW HOTEL  UNDER NEW FIRST CLASS MANAGEMENT  REASONABLE RATES TO BOARDERS  Mrs. E. J. NEWSON �� -- �� Proprietress  F. K. Ii. WoUtwtpn was down   from  Wrnnn this week for n short visit.  ��        ��  ���j      #  Mi's,   UowclilTe  will  not   receive     on  Tuesday.   April   1th,   nor  again     this  season,  # ��  Tho Kelowna Study Club will meet  at the home of Mrs. .1. W. Jones, Bet"  nard avenue on Thursday, April fith,  at 8 p.m.  * ���  Sergoantg Hereron, Moon. Bennett,  l'aret, Mills, and Quhto. of the local  Oontingeul. went up Tuesday morning  tn Kamloops whefa th y will take a  course of musketry training.  ��  The Women's Institute msei Saturday  ai^einoon next, April 1st, in the Board  of Trade room at '\ u'Hock, when Mrs.  Switzer    will    read a paper un   "Are  our household  supplies   pure?"  * ��  Mr. Wilson MaoDohalrJ returned to  Kolowna on Saturday last andJeft for  Axmssrong on Tuesday morning, lie  expects to put "In Sunu,[  Kianco" on  in Vernon at a near date.  ��� *  Monday, April 3rd will be thc last  day on which provincial votors may  register in order to be included in the  May revision of lhe voter's list. Any  male British subject, "J. years of ago,  who has been a resident of the province for six months, and a resident  of thc Okanagan electoral district for  one mouth is eligible to register. All  who have not done so, and who wish  to have a vote at the approaching  election should register without delay  The annual meeting of tho Kelowna  Conservative Association which is to  bo held tomorrow night in Morrison's  Hall (instead .of tho Board of Trade  room) is to take the form of a supper and free and easy smoker at which  all interested in the Candidaturei of  Mayor Jones for the provincial!'house  will be heartily welcomed. In addition to the usual election of officers,  many important matters will be discussed, the speakers including Mayor  Jones and probably visitors from other parts of the constituency.  ���        #  An interesting exhibit is on view  this week in Lawson's wjjndow iu the  shape of the nose of q German shrapnel shell dug up at Mt. Kommel, the  highest hill in Belgium, by Sergt.  "Paddy" Cameron of Kelowna. Toe  shell, he Bays���,in his letter was fr0m  a 5.1) naval gun and was badly timed  for it buried itself in the ground and  exploded there. Sergt. Cameron was  in charge of the guard at tho time  when the Germans threw eight Buch  shells over. The one of which he  recovered the nose fell finder some  trees j and went down about four feet.  Accompanying thy nose were also some  bullets and a piece of the copper  driving belt.  An alarm of fire Wa8 turned in on  Tuesday evening about 8 o'clock and  roused many good people from the  easy chairs into which they had settled f0r the evening. It was a "false  alarm" however and intended only to  give the boys a little practice. The  Firo Brigade were not the only ones  to get practice either. Several citizens got some valuable practice in  sprinting up to Curts' corner whioh  was the appointed place, and automobile owners got practice in rapid  cranking up and fast driving for n  good many appeared on th" scene. A  good deal of sympathy too has since  been wasted upon Mr. and Mrs. Curt?  who were believed to have hart anoth-  a visitation of tho fire fiend.  Lieutenant Allen was a passenger to  Victoria early this week.  ��        ��  ���  Mr. and Mrs. F. Berryman leave 'tfcis  week for Vancouver where they     will  side in future.  I/he City ol Merritt will give a drum  U> the ''Fighting Cariboos" 172nd regiment.  *  A surprise parly, numbering about  fifty persons, paid a visit to the home  .f Mr. and Mrs. H. U. Millie, Monday  tvening and spent a pleasant time  with cards, dancing etc. The company broke up about It a.m.  ��        ���  ' Miss Sarah McMillan who has tor  some time past been employed at the  local telephone exchange left for Seattle last Saturday morning t0 take up  a  situation there.  * *  ���  The death took place at Chester,  England, on March 33rd, of Ellen  Anne Gore, wife of the lato Canon  Core, and mother 0f S.  M. Core,   of  this city.  * *  We are glad to learn that Private  Uoy Haug, who has betn in hospital  for some time Buffering from a very  bad attack of pneumotaiu, has now got  past the danger poin    and in wed    on  the road to recovery,  �����  The many friends of Miss Gussio  Etter, niece of Mrs. A. t'oabody, will  regret to hear of thc death of her  father, Mr. Thomas J. Etter, at his  home in Westmoreland Point, N. B. on  March Wth. Deceased contracted  pneumonia, and died after a brief    ill-  Firebox linings withstand years of use because made of McClary Semi-Steel.  See a  Garys  ffglffidQ   You'll notice the linings are  V-  J>       made in nine pieces. There's  a good reason-ask the McClary dealer.     M  On Sale at the Morrison-Thompson Hardware Co.,Ltd.  :��a>m>��SOm5��)����Kfim8��5fW^  AUCTIONEER  I have had over 21 years' experience in the Auctioneering  business, particularly in the  line of Cattle, Farm Implements and Household Furniture; and this experience is  at your disposal, It means  better results from your auc-  -   tion sales.  Anyone wishing to arrange for  an Auction Sale should see or  write, to  G. H. KERR  Auctioneer  P.O. Box 195,  Kelowna, B.C.  Residence at  GLENMORE  C. Nicoll  Dray and Transfer Agent  Phone 132  Will move you quick and cheap  Death of C. J. Blomfieid  Tho following notice, referring to  tho denth'of Mr. C. Ji Blomfieid, father of Mrs. B. Weddell ,,f Kolowba appeared in the coast papers Monday:  Mr. Charles .lames Blomfieid, thc  last survivor of a distinguished English family, passed n��ay Saturday at  his residence, 070 Battery street, Victoria. He was a,resident of Victoria  for the past foul years, and since opining to that place had lived a retired  life.  The lato Mr. Blomfieid was a son  of ehe late Bishop Charles .1. Blomfieid, of London, and ho was born at  Fulham I'alino, London, England, 83  years ago. His brothers, who are all  dead, were: Sir Arthur Blomfieid, Alfred Bishop of Colchester. Admiral  Henry Blomfieid, and Mr. Frank  Blomfieid.  Ho came to Canada many years ago  and lived some time ut Toronto and  I.akefield, Olnturio, where ho wa'B  manager, of a large land company.  He is survived by nino children:  Mr. S. C. Blomfieid, of Detroit; Mrs.  Hislop, of Penticton; Mrs. Weddell,  of Kolowna; Mrs. Boaley, of London,  England; Mr. K. V. Blomfieid, with  the 2ilth Battel on, in France; Mr. It.  Blomfie,d, and Misses C. and K. Blomfieid, of Victoria.  Water Glass  Now is the time to preserve your next winters  supply of Eggs, while they  are cheap and plentiful.  We have a large supply of  Water Glass  the thick kind, bought before the advance in price  25c per tin  P. B. Willits & Co.  REXALL DRUGGISTS  Phone 19 Kelowna. B.C.  A Breakfast Fit  For a King  Swift's Smoked Bacon  25c and 30c per lb.  Special Bulk Tea, 3 lbs. for $1  Waldron's Grocery Store  Phone 132  Harness Repairs  Spring work will soon be ofi hand  and every farmer should see that  his harness is overhauled and put in  good shape before starting to worlr  Repairing done promptly and at reasonable rost  W. R. GLENN & SON  Pendozi Street  Phone 150  FLOOR AE THE OLD PRICE  Bakers'Flour  98-lb. Back $3.20  Bran 100-lb. sack $1.20  Shorts :'"  100-lb. sack ��1.30  Oyster Shell   50 lb. $1.00  Oats, Flatted and Chopped, Barley  Kelowna Poultry Association'  At the top in quality and th* bottom in prices  It pays to belong to this Association.   Fee only $1.-   We buy for member* oi  the Association only, nothing but ithe very best grade.  (The warehouse it? near she C.P.R. tracks on Ellis Street)  Builders' & Masons' Supplies  Hard and Soft Coal  Phone  66  W. HAUG  P.O. Box  166  ���i  O.K. LUMBER CO., Ltd.  Art now completely equipped to supply all  your lumber needs.  We here a large stock of local and  coast  ROUGH AND FINISHING LUMBER  of high-grade quality and in splendid condition.  A complete line of  DOORS AND WINDOWS  LATH AND SHINGLES THURSDAY, MARCH 30, 1916  KELOWNA   RECORD  PAOB FIVB  Qt��w��W��.��.��...��.��..S��.��.l| ������������ |i *.,$}. 9  Si I #������>���������������>�����  " PROFESSIONAL AND "  "  BUSINESS CARDS  ���*  ^���^�����.��..t..��M��i.#.lSliS^i'S>S-��e..a>iS<.ilii>i.S"S''>':Si  .      BURNE & TEMPLE  Solicitors,  Notaries Public ,  Conveyancer*, etc.  KELOWNA. :: B.C>  R. B. KERR  Barrister  and Solicitor,  Notary Public  KELOWNA. B.C  E. C. WEDDELL  BARRISTER, SOLICITOR, and  NOTARY PUBLIC  9, Willit's Bloclt   ���   Keiotona, B.C,  PIANOFORTE  MB. HAROLD TOD  BOYD  hoe resumed his teaching classes and will  receive  pupile u  before in hia  studio-  Trench Block, Kelowna.  P.O. box 374  P. W. GROVES  M, Can. Soo. C. E.  Consulting Cloll and Hydraulic  Engineer  B.C. Land Suroeyor  Surveys and Reports on Irrigation Works  Applications for Water Licenses  KELOWNA, B.C.  Or. J. W. Nelson Shepherd  . BNTIST  P. O. Box ins . 'PBonaSS  .   Comer Pendozi Street and  Lawrence Avenue.  JOHN CURTS  CONTRACTOR ��c BUILDER  Plans and Specifications Prepared  and estimate* given (or publicBuild-  ings/Town and Country Residences  JOHN CURTS, KELOWNA  PHONE No. 93  S. W. THAYER, D.V.S.  VETERINARY SURGEON  ���     (Graduate McGill University)  Residence : GLENN AVENUE  Messages may be left at the office of Mr.  Williams, above Stockwell't Auction Room  Orders for  Local  Scouts  J. A. BIGGER  BUILDER AND CONTRACTOR  Estimates Furniahed for all classes  of work  ���m piWabcd-       KELOWNA  ������ TROOP'  Troop First!    Self Last I  Orders by command for week ending  April 8th, 1016.  Duties.���Ordorly patrol for week, the  Kangaroos; next for duty. Wood pigeons.  Parades.���The combined troop will  parade at the club room on Tuesday,  April 4th at 7 p.m., with the exception of the Wood Pigeons, who will  attend at Scoutmaster (rordon's at  at 7.30 p.m., for instruction in Scouting.  The bridge-building spied will parade at the club room on Friday, April 7th at 7.30 p.m. 'I hi timbets hBv0  now been obtained so that a real  start will be made on this work which  is to form one of the chief items on  our program at our next annual entertainment, in May next.  The oombined troop will parade at  the Club room on Saturday, April 8,  at 2.30 p.m., in full uniform.  Scout Tutt of the Kangaroos successfully passed his cooking test for  the second class badge on Saturday  lastthe 25th inst. Do not forget that  our chance to win the T.ieutanant-flov-  ernor's shield for this year ends on  June 1st, and that the number ol  badges we hold has got a great deal  to do with this,  a- ���-  KKEPINO THE CATS OUT  Tf oats���and even' dogs���come iu under the garden gate, you will imd wire  netting fastened along the botton of  the gate useful in keeping these un-  desired visitors from spending their  spare time in walking over your beds  of fldwers and* rooting up your seeds  and growing, plants. Fasten two pieces of wood firmly to the sides of the  gate, in such a positiqn that they will  act as supports for your wirework;  you can secure the netting to the  Woodwork bv means of small staples.  A NEW RIDDLE  Scout Smith: "I've invented i roally  u-i-to^dute riddle, ,)ones. Why would  a lady named Catherine livinj in '.ho  capital of India be certain to suffer  from ill-health?"  Second .Tones: "That sounds, very  complicated,-1 don't know."  Scout Smith: "Deoause she would ,be  Delhi-Kate." (Second .Jones faints).  Save 50 p.c.  on your Boots and Shoes  Have them repaired  Promptly,  Properly &  Cheaply  by up-to-date  machinery  Frank Knapton  Bernard Avenue  JAPAN RICE  6c per lb. (the superior quality)  RICE BRAN  IJc per lb. fan economical food for  tne chicken*)  The Japanese Store  Leon Are.. Kelowna  KEL0W1M-WEST BANK  STEAM FERRY  Regular scheduled service now  in operation as follows:  Leaves Kelowna 9 a.m. 3.30 p.m.  ���    Westbank 9.30 a.m., 4 p.m.  EXTRA SERVICE ON  WEDNESDAY S SATURDAY  Usees Keloicna 11 a.m.  I.esoBs Weetbanh 11.80 a.m.  TERMS  CASH  JAMES I. CAMPBELL  Phone 108 or Phone 100  NEW ZEPPELIN WEAPONS  A fleet of. Zeppelins, equipped with  a new destructive device, will accompany the German navy when it dashes  out to meet the British, so Swiss  boatmen on Lake Constunce suid.  They obtained their information from  residents of Fredrichshafon where the  Zeppelin works are located. They have  Watched the air cruisers experiment  with the new death dealing missile. A  wire more than two miles long descends from the gondola of the Zeppelin  At the end of the wire dangles a "foster of bombs filled with high explosives. Scouting ahead of the fleet the  Zeppelin will drop the explosive bait  into the water and drag it at a high  rate of speed. When the bombs come  in contact with the side of a warship, the commander two miles above  will electrically oxplode the charge.  The bomb dragging fleet is reported to  have practiced much during the past  fortnight. The new Zeppelins apparently are maintaining a speed of one  hundred mites an hour. .  "Floe Feathers"  "Fine Feathers" which appears ttt  the Opera House one night only, Wednesday, April Bth teaches a' lesson  that has seldom been touched upon  by the average economists. It not  only teaches the folly and far-reaching  results of extravagance, but brings  out very forcibly this moral: "When  lovely woman stoops to folly, she always comes off second best." Here  man, if he makes a fool of himself,���  suffers -perhaps but usually manages  to "wriggle but" of his trouble without fatally hurting himself. Woman always pays���man, sometimes.  A part of the story is as follows:  Bob Reynolds, u cement expert, living  with his wife in a New York suburb,  is trying to pay for his home apd  keep his wife on 825 a week. Temptation to oheat comes in the way of tho  young couple, hi reward for which tho  wife can escape the bitterness of a life  of constant denials. There are no  classy people where she lives, and sho  longs for the environment of society  and society people. She persuades her  husband to accept a bribe and pass on  an infeHor grade of cement for a great  dam then in course of construction.  She wanted "Fine Feathers" and got  them. Things went well for a while;  the pair were able to satisfy their social ambitions, to the loss of their  love for one another, as is usually the  oase whero too much time is spent  in the company of others. Then came  the crash, which is portrayed in one  of the most dramatio scenes ever penned. This attraction is presented- by  an all star cast that was secured by  the United Producing Company at a  great expense. Tho production is guaranteed in every detail, and will provo  to be the dramatic treat of tho season:��� Tho piece is also, replete with a  world of excellent comedy,, which is  provided by three' characters, all of  them typeB that will aesure audience:)  many a hearty laugh." Seats now  on sale at Crawford's store.  When the last census was taken in  Australia there ware 82,961 naturalized British subjects in the Commonwealth. ���  The calm or agitation of our temper  does not depend bo much upon the  most important ovists. of our life as  upon a convenient ar disagreeable adjustment of the little ��� things whioh  happen every day���La Rochefoucauld.  Everyone must see daily instance, of  people who complain from a mere habit of oomplaining, gnd make their  friends uneasy, and strangers merry,  by murmuring at ovils that do not  exist, and repining at grievances which  they do not really feel.���Graves.  . "Libre Belgiimo" the daringly published Brussels nowBpaper, the home of  which the Gernijans, despite their most  strenuous efforts, have failed to unearth, haa u0w reached ita fifty-third  number. Domiciliary searches for its  editors and Btaff take place everywhere, but n0 single capture has been  made.  WHERE THE PICTURE    SHOW   IS  BOYCOTTED  a -  The ubiquity of the moving picture  is such that it is almost a surprise to  tearn of any part of the world where  the cinematograph show has failed to  "take." One suoh place, however, says  "The Amateur Photographer" is in  China. Attempts have been made to  develop the idea in that yellow soil  but up to the present they have aot  been remunerative. The difficulty lies  in the objection on the part of the  Chinese to participate in the making  of films of scenes .and customs of their  own country, while foreign elements  are viewed with oven greater suspicion.  Ab a result there are said to be fewer  cinematograph shows in all China and  Macao. The cinematograph has also  faired to make headway in certain sections of India. In the seaport town  of Karachi there is only one cinsmato-  graph show, and the admission to a  reserved seat is two rupees, (2e. 8d).  The "Enterprise", says practically all  the members of Blairmore Masonic  Lodge have enlisted  The incorporation of the Hudson's  Bay Zino Company, Limited, with a  capital of 80,000,000 is announced in  this week's provincial Gazette.  Britain has the biggest hospital ship  in the world. She is the new 46,000-  ton liner Urittamnic, which was built  at Belfast for the White Star line. As  soon aa completed she was taken over  by tho Admiralty, towed to Liverpool  and converted into a hospital ship.  The Mauretania and Aquitania are  also being used for hospital servioe.  An eprdeniio of measles has broke*,  out in Penticton, and several boundary towns. To prevent further  spreading the schools have been closed,  and all public functions where children congregate have been postponed.  The    disease is Said to be of a   mild  type.  W. C. Mehnn, G.T.O., superintendent  in un address to thc Board of Trade  at Prince Rupert rravo assurance that  tho now 83,000,000 drydook would bo  ready for ship;building and repairs by  June 1st. 'lhe government and the  company are in touch with concerns  with a ����� to at once getting work  and organising the staff. The company has been negotiating (or ships  for the Ruseiap traffic but, owing to  tho ta-Oaroity of tonnage, nothing has  been settled yet.  In a boxing match for the heavyweight championship pf the world lost  Saturday Jess Willard, the border of  the title beat Frank Mpran on points  after a contest lasl in.r .'0 minutes. Willard stands 6 feet 7 ��� inches and w?ighs  260 pounds, whilst Moran stands 6  feet 1 inch and weighs 200 pounds. For  the thirty minutes of actual boxing  the winner received no less than 847,-  600 *nd the loser had to be content  with ��23,760.  tf  See Our Big Display of New  SPRING GOODS  We have some very effective Watered Crepes at  2J&��� vd  Fancy Marquisettes, in pretty Dresdens, Rose and Cornflower Blue, also  in a dainty stripe....       Special 16c yd.  Various designs in Cottonade, Black & White Stripe, Paisley or Spots Special 16c vd.  New Prints and Ginghams, in Plaids and Checks, Chambrays, in all the  newest shades, at     1 Km yA  Good quality Voile, 36-inch Carnation pattern, Mauve and Pale Blue, at  QJw. ��J  Good Cottons, from   12^C vd  Apron Goods, with and without border, at...  1C- ^nA 20c vd  New Hosiery, silk boot, at   ,  CC�� pr  Duchess Hose at    ?5c Dr  Cotton Hose at      1C�� ��������  Complete stock of Ladies' and Children's Spring and Summer Underwear���Vests, Combinations and Drawers  Just Arrived: A special shipment of "Boston" Boots for  men, in great Variety of lasts  We have a few Extra Specials in Ladies' Cloth Top  Boots and House Slippers  Rae's Cash Store  Second Store  East of P.O.  The Local Branch of the  c  di  anaaian  Patriotic  Fund  Needs Your Assistance  x  ARE  YOU  MAYING  ANY   PERSONAL   SACRIFICE   TO  HELP THINGS  ALONG >    FUNDS URGENTLY NEEDED PAGE SIX  KELOWNA   RECORD  THURSDAY, MARCH 30, 1916  {WANTED! )  FOR  SALE     ���  KQR SALE.���The prettiest home in  Kelowna will be sold very cncap t.nd  on easy terms. Apply Jtox "E" lie  cord. iifiti.  FOR SALE.-15 and IMO-ACRKS OF  land. 5 miles from Kelowna, all  fenced, seeded to timothy und cloVOT  Snap for ensh. Apply P. 0. Bos 251  Kelowna. 1-tf  OATS  l'Ol!  SAi.i:.-  - GOVERNMENT  Banni  11' nuts  for swi  1. (88 Ber  ton ot'  $40 per ton  delivers  d. Apply Dickson  Rand  i, Kllison.  Ifitf  ft lit  s  A1. !���'..-  ���YOUNG  GRADE  1101.-  stein  cow, fresh tlii  s     month.  Apply  Q. SI  Wilsc  ���it, Cavr  s Landing  . P. 0.  (iknn,  i^un (  'entre.  17-Dp  F 0 U  S A I,  E. - Will TV. I.l'.i  illORN  ClflfS  lor   h  atuhing.  "Young  slniin  81.60  per  dozen.  Mrs.    .1.  I). Wil-  Hams  Phono 165.  17-H  Fill! S.  ALE. -  -nous  E,    RIG  A \ D  Harness.    8  75 th,  outfit.   A|  ���ilv H.  F. Duggan,  baker,  Kelown i.  ���l8-9p  FOR KAI.IC-  -FEW U'ONS OP   1  '.AULY  Whitc  Prize  S,.(-tl   |  ���otittoes.  Afi'ly  II- li-  Iiurtc  h.  '.Stf  FOR SALK.-TWO TEAMS 01? WORK  horses and outfit,  trains cheup     us  owners Imv? enlisted,,     Can lie seen  ut Guioaohan    Ranoh.    Phone   4701.  lS-2Ap  FOR SALE; - A FAST DRIVING  horse. Will exchange for heavier  horse or mure suitable for democr it.  Must hi' well broken for lady driver.  Will pay difference in value. B.ox  "T." Record a       18tf  FOR SALE.���Two good m'l't cows, od i  fresh, other freshening in one month  ('heap for cash. Apply P. O. box  77. L1I--20  FOR SALF.- Fine well cured hav 512  per ton in stack, $15 delivered. Apply A. W. Ferguson i McDougall  Ranch, Glamuore. 10-20  SITUATIONS VACANT  GIRL WANTFD.- ftIr general housework. Apply Mrs. Trench, Glenn  avenue. ID  Letter From Lieut. Parkinson  In o letter received last week by j  Dick Parkinson from hia father (Lieut.  W. H. I'arkinson, Royal Engineers},  now with the forces in France,  the letter says: "Wo have moved our  division up to take tho place, which  till a week ago, wus occupied by the  French, and they have now gone to,  support and strengthen some of their  lines to the South, 1 am quite a long  way from tho Canadian troops who  are pretty woll all together up north.  Since we moved up to this part 1.  have been separated itota my company  having been sent off on detached work  with about HO men. !t ia very much  nicer than being with the company as  1 am in command and have nobodj  bossing mo all tho time. I have been  getting on very well apparently lie  cause sometime ago 1 applied to be  transferred to my brother's battalion  he wanted mo us Captain. The General however would not allow mo to  go, he Bald Infantry ollioers were easier  to got than engineers.  However, thoy are going to transfer  mo to another job as the Colonel told  the General my age and experience  warranted a belter position and between them they decided to appoint  me Field Engineer. My duties, will be  work much like I had in lvelowna only?  1 shall bo constantly on the move,  most likely as there is only one Field  Engineer to each army corps, and this  corps has four ���divisions, each with  four brigades, which have each four  battalions i of infantry nnd besides  theso there is till the artillery, po you  see 1 shall hive the engineering works  in quite a large section of the front  to look after.  It Was awfully lucky for me to have  been put on the detachment workwihaii  I was, because 1 was the first (Englishman in this town und got a lot of in-  $ormntl( n'rotn the French and from  in-   own observation before our troops  " NOTICE  Persons found taking w0od or cutting trees on the properties of the  South Kelowna Land t'0. Ltd., or the  Kelowna Land k Orchard Co. Ltd.,  without authority will be prosecuted.  10-tf W. G. BBNS0N, Mgr.  came in and so when the General sent  for me to report 1 was ;il.lt- u, please  him,with a lot of useful details and  later 1 put through a water supply  scheme, he had ordered, in half ths  time he gave me to do it. Tho result -ia that he has always a very  friendly greeting for mo when ho meets  me, Besides th* Gmeial of tho divi  sion there are four brigade generals,  whom I have met because they all  want some engineering jobs done and  I happened to be" nearest R. E. officer  to headquarters. They are mostly  very pleasant tejiows; indeed the higher in rank they are the nicer they  seem to be until one happens to^ do  something that does not please them  and then I believe thny can be just  us nasty. Since coining to Frun'c  our company has moved about agood  deal. A month ago we left our division in order to get some practical experience of engineering work about the  trenches and for this purpose we were  attached lo another field company- 1  havo already sint home some description of the conditions th'i'e iVnd promised to tell about our experience in  digging Q nBW trench between our lines  and the Gorman's. Ihis wqs a very  BXCiting job and we were'tortuna,lo in  having a dark night for it. First ��o(  all a party of men went out about S  o'clock loaded with BcroW posts (somewhat like a corksorow) which thoy  quietly screwed into the ground well  in front of th> place where wo wore'to  din- the trench. Then more men went  out with barbed wire which they twined and twisted round the iron post-;,  which were scre'wed "n on a strip of  ground 20 feet wide along the whole  front of the new trench. At eleven  o'clock 1 led our company out of our  trench's and spread them out alon:  I lie line, which was 300 yards nearer  the Germans lhan the old trench was,  and we commenced digging aa hard as  we possibly could so ns to got Some  kmd of a hole to drop in if the Germans happened to hear us and turn a  searchlight on ns. Th i ��� kepi Bending  up very bright lights which burned  all about us but- they fell always between us and the Germans   ��so    they  Cook Wanted  Applications will be received  by the Secretary of tlie^ Kelowna  Hospital for position as Cook.  St-rvicts to begin April 25lh. For  information see Secretary���Phone  20t-Box 111, Kelowna, B.C.    19-1  MISCELLANEOUS  WANTED TO EXCHANGE 160 acre  of land in Saskatchewan. Property  fenced, running water, good transportation, part plowed, fair build  ings, for small fruit farm. What of  fers.    Apply Rox 254 Kelowna,    4fitf  WANTED.���English saddle  and bridle.  Apply P. 0. Box 77 10.20  TO LET.���10 acres orchard, 10 years  ntd, in good cnnditi<:n with house,  roqthouse, ojnd outbuildings. Als0 B-  roomed h .use to rent on Pendozi St.  with stable. Apply H. TT. Millie.  Government  telegraph office.        10tf.  EGGS FOlt HATCHING. - RHODE  Island Reds, gdod laying strain. Per  setting ��2.00. Apply Mrs. Goodrich,  WoUeley avenue. 18-20p  Ladies   Wishing   to   Order  SP1RELLA   CORSETS  can meet  MRS. J. H. 0AVIES  in Room No.  1.  Oak Hall Block, between the hourB of 2:30 and 5:30 p.m.  on Saturday    of each week, or    o*y  other day by appointment. 7tf  FOR PALE OR EXCHANOE.-BUILD-  ing lot situated in the .most desirable residential section of Point  Gr��*y, Vancouver. Will sell cheap  for cash, or exchange for stock or  farm property ia Kelowna. Apply  P.O. Uox 448, Kelowna. x  STRAYED OX TO MY PLACE, ONE  roan cow, branded "MX" on rijht  hif.. Owner can have same by paying expenses. A. R. Daw. rUlow-  nn. 10 0  FOR SALE OR EXCITANGE.-160  acres at South Okanagan. Have a  clear title, free from all encumbrance,  taxes paid up. Would sell cheap for  cash nr exchange for cattle. Apply  P. 0. Box 251. l-*f.  TO RENT  FOR RFNT.-ETGHT ROOM HOUSE  situated on the corner of Pendozi  street and Gadder avenue, has city  water and electric light, also tele  phone if wanted. Outhouses notudo  stable, chicken house, cellar i.nl a  woodshed'f     Vacant about  April  1st.  | Apply to P.O. Box llQ, Kelowna, 0r  phone 158. x  M  McEWAN  PORTRAIT  PHOTOGRAPHER  R. McEWAN, who has taken over the  business of Mr. S. Gray, in the Row-  cliffe Block, is a portrait photographer with  eighteen years' PROFESSIONAL experience  in some of the best English and Canadian  studios, and as be guarantees absolute satisfaction he will be pleased to book appointments for your Easter photograph.  McEwan, Portrait Photographer  Late of Armstrong. B.C. ROWCLIFFE BLOCK  could not set; past the brilliant g,are.  Sown after wo started digging I saw a  manl) approaching from the German  lines and promptly levelled my pistol  at him asking who ho was. He did  not answer nnd T wns just going to .  shoot when a Major of R.E. told me  he was one of our patrols. We had  previously been told that all patrols  had been called in so that chap nearly got potted through not obeying or- I  dcra. Bye and bye the German bullets came -sweeping alofi] our line but  thoy wore not aim d ' cause it was  too dark to see and the shots either  hit the ground in front of us or eiso  went well over our heads. Still it  was sotne-vhat alarming to hear tho  bullets go "phut" into the earth close !  to 0r perhaps glan -e and Ly ofT making a noise like a hive of hornets  that has been stirred up. Every now  nnd then the Germans would begin  shooting oil n niali'ni gun which  made a noise like a motorcycle with  the exhaust open.  We officers have to ��� keep walking  about In front of the trehch to sec  that the parapet was (r()pnTv built Up  and made- at least ." feet thick because it takes ."> Let of clay to stop  a  bullet  safely.  The men WOrlttd spl, ndidly and show  ed no fear ()f danger so that wo got  the parapet built and hud tho trench  nimostdeep Enough before dawn, While  we had been w(,rk'nr on th'g advanced  trench a lot of the infantry men had  been busily engaged digging a communication trcn h from us to the old  front line so that when it got too  light for work any longer we werft fortunately able to walk -4own their  trench and Keep out of the German's  sight and it was a very trood thing  to0, because we had hardly started to  move before our night's work was discovered and the Germans sont a regular hail of bullets at it but we were  well down in the.-trench so we all got  i!��'uv safely which was hardly to be  hoped for when one considers how'  close we Were to the-enemy and how  badly exposed to their fire.  Sutherland's  Bread  Delivered to our Store Fresh Every Day  14 Loaves for $ 1 Cash  7 Lbaves for 50c Cash  LEAVE ORDERS FOR HOT CROSS BUNS  FOR EASTER  FIFTEEN CENTS PER DOZEN  The McKenzie Co., Ld.  Phone 214  Our motto: "Quality and Service'  Buff Orpingtons and  White Wyandottes  The famous Barron strain of heavy epR  producers. Eggs for hatching from the  above at reasonable prices.  A. W. COOKE  P.O. Box 663, Kdownn. III!  Seed Oats for Sale  '" Garlon's Improved Victory,"  from crop yielding over \h tons  per acre, free from weed seeds and  other grains. Germination lesj 93  per cent. Grown from seed imported,, from Delta last spring.  Price $45 per ton f o.b. Kelowna,  cash wilh order.    Apply   ,  A. M. COWAN, Kelowna  FOR SALE  Strawberry   Plants,   Raspberry  Canes and Black Currants  Small Onions  Ready for planting  Registered Berkshire Sows  Six and Eight months old  Orders booked for REGISTERED  YORKSHIRES when weaned. Bast  stock in the country. From government farm at Agassrz.  Bankhead Orchard Co   > 19-1  We Buy Chickens  and Ducks  BEST PRICES PAID  The City Park Restaurant  Abbott Street     -    Kelowna  Glenview Dairy  When ordering MILK, order  the   BEST; the cost  is just the same  Phone 2302 JAS. B. FISHER  Renew for the Record  ew Qpring floats  K nd Quits  Easter comes late  this year but prudent buyers will  ,^_^____1___^p^p^p^p^p^p^p^__. not wait for the  arrival of Easter to secure the daintiest and most  attractive styles before the spring stocks are depleted  We give an outline of four of them, but strongly advise  you  to come  and see them all, and try them on.  Clothes  Economy  fl The woman who selects her clothing from  the standpoint of 'economy should carefully  consider the following  points and buy-^-Clothei  that are made from good  honest materials that  will give satisfaction.  <J Furthermore ��� the  workmanship must be  of a high standard so  that the garment will  wear properly.  <I The lines of th"e garment are also important  because a garment with  well cut lines will look  stylish long after a garment of inferior cut has  been discarded.  finth0  GAMUTS  This suit shows all the new features, with the very smart satin  edged fronts, fancy collar with tan  chamoisette trimming and the de-  cided flare over hips. A suit we  strongly recommend. Fancy silk  lining. Made in all wool poplins,  all colors.  A decidedly n��w and attractive Norfolk suit, collar trimmed with a military blue faille  ���ilk, every buttonhole edged to  match. Lined with a gtrod light  blue satin. Made in bait quality  black and white checks.  This Spring coat has a smart-  !y>deBtgned collar, which ia  made of blue faille silk, edged  with a heavy cord of green silk,  formingasplendid combination.  Cuffi are also edged with the  green silk. Unlined. Made in  a check cloth.  THOS. LAWSON, LTD.

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