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 Utmfa  VOL. VIII.- NO. 13.  KELOWNA BRITISH COLUMBIA, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 1916.-6 PAGES  ) 1.50 Per Annum  School Estimates Are  Laid Before Council  Calgary Cafes Wrecked  by Mob of Soldiers  Call for School Levy of $11,770  ���Further Wood Contracts  Let By Council  Tho estimates of expenditure on the  public sohool for the current your formed tho main topic of discussion at the  meeting of the oity council last Friday morning. There was H full at-  tendgnoe of the council when Trustee  W. It. Trench submitted the estimates  as follows:  Teachers'   salaries.   113,900  Less Govt, grant.      5,720-   *7',MO.O0  Janitors' Salaries      1,500.00  Secretary's salary .. .. ,. ..       300.00  Delegates' expenses  50.00  Library grant  50.00  Teachers' supplies        300.00  Medical examination i        400.00  Trustees convention fees . .. 50.00  Fuel        800.00  Janitors' supplies        125.00  Building ropairs        200.00  Light, water '& scavenging .       350.00  Grounds maintenance and improvements .. . .. . .. ��� 200.00  Insuranoo i       8M.O0  Domestic science and manual  training supplies        100.00  Sundries :���        300.00  Total   J12.819.00  From this must be deducted the  amount standing to the  credit of the Board from  1915    1,048.60  Leaving   to   be   assessed   in  1916    111,770.40  Trustee Trench in addressing the  counoil concerning the estimates ob  presented, stated that no provision  had been mado with respect to , the  Domestic Science and Manual Training  classes. After the summer vacation  the Board' waB expected to take over  the equipment used in the olasses and  this would entail an expenditure of  J400. The Board however were at  present negotiating with the government with a view to the latter under  present circumstances assuming this  obligation themselves. In answer to  the Mayor, who pointed out that the  estimates called for an expenditure of  approximately $1,000 more than last  year* Trustee Tronoh stated that this  was due mostly to the fact that some  $800 of fire insurance premiums fell  due this year.  Mayor Jones enquired as to whether  any reduction of the teacher's* salaries  Dad been taken into consideration in  preparing the estimates.  Trustee Trench replied that the staff  had been reduced last year, resulting  in a considerable saving. With reference to making a general reduction of  salaries the Board was of the opinion  that they were not in a position to  tako any action in this matter until  the deferred salaries had been Paid.  He also said the Board had serious  doubts as to whethej tho small amount  that oould be saved by a general reduction would warrant the risk of disorganizing the whole staff.  The estimates were laid upon the  table for further consideration.  Mr. F. W.' Groves laid before the  council the results of his investigation  into the ownership of property and  foreshore at liwoorner of the Park  near the intersection of Bernard avenue and Abbott street. The council  after considering tho matter decided to  apply to the provincial government  for a crown, grant or soma other form  of control of tile portion of foreshore.  The oonsUablo's report for the month  of January showed only three oases  had been before the magistrate, two  of which wero for being drunk' end disorderly and one-for having opium in  possession. The total fines coll acted  ���mounted to $22.50.  Amongst tho correspondence was a  recommendation from the city ot New  Westminster that thc Kelowna oounoil  join in opposing the application of  the B. G. Telephone Go., for a Dominion charter, with a view to obtaining  a restriction of the unnecessarily wide  powers) enjoyed by that company under their 'present charter. It was  decided to endorse the recommendation.  The Dominion Inspector of Electrl  city asked whether it would be convenient for tho oity to have meters  tested during the montM of May 0r  June. The olerk was instructed to  reply -that arrangements would be  mado upon any date convenient to the  inspector.  A form of contract between the city  A mob, of several hundred soldiers  completely wrecked the White Lunch  restaurant at Galgary last Friday  night, following up tho work of destruction by wrecking the premises of  tho samo concern in anothor part of  the city.  A rumor that the manager had dismissed returned soldiers who had been  hired as waiters and had replaced  thom with (;e m n. ,-.s responsible  for tho attaok.  The places nro owned by the White  Lunch -Company, and F. H. Nuegol is  i manager. Mr. Naegel denied that  ho hdd dismissed any returned soldiers .or thftt ho had hired any Germans, but said that he had had occasion to dismiss a man who had at  one time been ��� soldier but was not  now with tho overseas forceB.  Dates for Bye-Elections Fixed  Official aououncement is made that  tho first of ttie provincial bye-elections  is to bo held in Rowland, February  26, with nominations two days before  that. It is also understood that the  Vancouver bye.eliction will be held on  the same day, ths writ to be issued  next Tuesday,' February 15th, eleven  days intervening before the date of  P'/'ing.  Hon- Lorno Campboll has already  left for Rossland, where the contest  will be with the Liberal candidate,  Mayor Wilson. R. T. Evans is the  returning officer in Rossland.  The (bye-election in Victoria will   not,  according to the present intention, be  held until, several days following    the  contests in Vancouver nnd Rossland.   O �����  The military bail held last Thursday  evening in Morrison's Hall proved1 to,<  be ono of the largest nnd most successful affairs of its kind ever held  in Kelowna.  The American Club in Toronto ha��  been destroyed by fire supposed to Vie  caused by alien enemies.  ��� The .French and British governments  have agreed to pay an indemnity to  all neutrals who suffered damage in  the recent Zeppelin raids over Salonika.  Fourteen Canadian battalions are  shortly to be sent as another contingent to England. The 62nd from  Vancouvor and the 67th from Victorin  are to be included.  Tho capture by the Russians of -the  city of Erzerum, Hie chief city ol  Turkish Armenia, and a point vital  to the campaing in that part was  reported in despatches-yesterday. The  Capture included a large number of  prisoners, guns, and stores. The city  is tho centre of an important road  centre.  and Mr. A. R. Davy for scavenging  services for one year from March 1st  next was read, nnd on the motion of  Alderman Rattcnbury, seconded by  Alderman Raymer it was decided to  ratify the agrcemout at a salary oi  $125 per month. x  Alderman  Dtig;u�� ������   d  having  been informed by Mr. 0, Ambrogio  that it would be impossible for him  to complete his contract of 1000 cords  of wood at tho price of 83.25 per cord  owing*- to tho fact that owners of  land wore now demanding 40 cents per  cord for tho wood, whereas heretofore  they had given the wood for the  clearing of the land. If the Council  would increase the price to $3.7-5 per  cord ho would be in a position to deliver any quantity of wood. With reference to xthe Old oontract Mr. Ambrogio oxpeptod to deliver approximately 750 corda at tho figure mentioned therein.  It was decided to place an order  with Mr. Ambrogio for 750 cords of  wood at 83.75 per cord, tho wood to  come within the specificHtions contained in the city's advertisement.  Tenders for supplying the city with  wood were als0 received from J. Copeland and Arthur Raymer, at $4.00 per  cord. It was decided that both tenders be accepted for 250 corda and the  necessary contracts prepared *  Alderman Dttggan reported that Messrs. Androws and Forsythe had loft  their work at the. power house, where  they had been employed hauling fuel,  to enlist with His Majesty's forces.  Mr. D. Hookhara had been, rn?<-ged to  fill the vacancy thus created.  The meeting then adjourned to Friday. Februar* 36th.  Westbank News  (From our own CorrMpomUnU  Many of our youthful element have  for the past week been enjoying skating on the lake near the Westbank  wharf.  * ��  Mr. and Mrs. Sinclair and Mrs. S.  Blackwood have been the latest victims of the la grippe epidemic, hut we  are glad to report they are speedily  recovering from their illness.  * *  Mrs.. C. Warren of the tftkevlotV Hotel has been ice-bound at the landing  for several days; but as boat qoramuni  cation is again established with this  end of the lake, she is expected home  at an early date.  * *  Mr. Lindstrom pleasantly surprised  Mrs. Lindstrom and his friends * last  Saturday by his unexpected arrival  from the prairie. Mr. Lindstrom, owing to the uncertainty of the Sicamous  being able to proceed south beyond  Kelowna, crossed on the ice to the  Westbank Ferry Slip and from there  walked eight miles to his home here.  * *  To Messrs. James and Haymin- O'  Westbank belongs the unenviable honor of being ;the first to crosB tl��o lake  on the ice this winter, from Slwalh  Point to Kelowna. The two mile  journey proved uneventful till, when  aboutj one hundred yards ftom tho  Kelowna shore, Mr. JIayman hod the  misfortune of breaking through the  ice made weak by the recent passing  of the ''Sicamous;" however Mr.  James came to the rescue, and Mr.  Hayman seems little the Worse for his  experience. The ice at the time had  about an average of three inches in  thickness.  * *  "Tho 'Sicamous' and th-s Icj." It  is. not evciy winter that dwellers in  the Sunny Okanagan have the opportunity of walking with case upon the  frozen surface of the lake to meet a  boat, or of witnessing mail being  hauled for a quarter of a mile nn t?'.eds  to the Bhore from an ice-bound C.i'.R.  steamer. But such was the experience  of several people at Gellatly last  Sunday morning.  Word waB ' received last Saturday  night at Westbank that the steamer  would leave Kelowna at 8 o'clock on  Sunday morning in an endeavor to  break a passage to Westbank, Gellatly  and Peachland, all of which places hid  been without mail .nnce Wednesday  night. For over a week the Sic-imous  had not been able to land at W-Jflt-  bank) and so on Sunday morning a  score of people from the district assembled at Gellatly, situated on a  point about one mile south of flefrt-  bank wharf to see if a landing could  be made even there; for owing to tin  continued cold weather and the fact  that the boat had not broken her  channel for three (days, it was Berious-  ly debated whether the boat oould  make any heajdway through the ico  at all.  A heavy snowstorm mad0 it impossible to preceive the ljoat's approach,  but about 11 o'clook a nearby crushing nnd rumbling noise told that the  long awaited has at kit arrived. Soon  the boat's whistlo ' sounded. Just  then the snow clouds lifted and not  more than half a mile d.Blant was tho  "Sicamous," her bow thrust bravely  into the ice, her stalwart form slink*  i��j* prcceptibly with the strain ol fom-  bat, her funnel pouring forth a volume  of smoke worthy of a man-of-war and  her paddle wheel kicking up a s|i,y  which would shamo a good-sized water  fall. The whole scene was intensely  picturesque. t  Upon closer scrutiny one could see  the ice being systematically ! token  down by the weight of the boat and  being constantly poshed off to either  side of the boat. Slow but sure the  advance continued at the rate of about  four miles on hour till after much  hard work a point opposite the wharf  was reached and then came a halt.  Soon n gang-plank was placed on the  ice down which Borne deck hands oould  be seen descending with several bags  of mail; these they quickly placed on a  sled and then thiy started off on a  trot to the shore, about n quarter of  a mile ftway. Tho people on shore  not wishing to miss this rare sport,  hurried out to meet the mail carrier*,  and so0n the ice was alivt> with human  forms. The next ��glance seaward  showed the plucky skipper, Captain  Peterson, walking shoreward on  the ice. Mr. D. Gellatly advanced to  meet him and one can hardly imagine  a more unique spot for an interview.  Soon everyone gained confidence and  all walked out to get a view of    the  Rutland News  (ftom ov owb Corrw*��nd��it.)  Mr. Geo. Sdiofieid left Saturday last  on a short visit to Vancouver.  A gleigh load of Rutlanders journeyed into town last Thursday evening  to attend the military ball, and judging by their report- the affair was a  great success.  The Women's Institute held their  regular meeting last Thursday at the  home of Mrs. W. G. Sohell1. Mrs. S.  Gray was elected secretary in succession to Mrs. Harrison who found it  necessarj: to resign.'  Next Sunday evening at the Methodist church the Rev. Gordon Tanner  wiH discuss th�� subject " Saturday or  Sunday," which is the Sabbath? A  special invitation is given to Seventh  Day Advent ists and their friends     to  bo present.  *        *  The meeting of the Farmers' Organization Association held Monday evening'last discussed amongst other important subjects the' matter of "Orchard Projection," and ft committee  of six was appointed to take charge  of that work. It is proposed to divide the Rutland district into four  sectionB with a representative in each  who will see that proper measures are  taken to keep down pests and diseases of every kind.  ^ ��� ��  The Rutland Women's Institute held  n social in the schoolroom Tuesday  night in aid- of the' Red Cross fund.  Mr. E. Mugford occupied the chair.  There wns a good attendance and everyone en'oyed the excellent program  provided. The following musical  items were rendered: Pianoforte duet  by the Misses Dalgleish; solo by Mrs.  Victor Dilworth; pianoforte solo by  Miss Flossie ])il worth; solo by Miss  Amy Fleming; reading by Miss Rae;  duet by Mrs. Lome Fleming and Miss  Flossie Dilworth and a solo by Mrs.  Mugford.' A novel feature of the eve-  njng.was an archery contest. Refreshments were served by the ladies. The  total receipts amounted to $27.70,  which sum, less a nnaall amount for  expenses will go to swell the Red  Cross funds.  Women Should Help by  Working for Red Cross  "The girU and women in the city,"  says a note handed in from the  the local organization this week,  ^'should impress upon themselves the  fact that tho war is not over yet, and  that unlimited supplies are needed for  the Red Cross. Personal routine and  pleasure should be set aside as much  as possible, and the time utilized in  doing all we can for the men ��� who are  doing their best at the front a*-d also  those who are in training here and.  elsewhere throughout Canada. Would  it not be a little more like following  the teachings of Christ if the churches  would amalgamatQ their societies with  the Red Cross and work together instead of always putting choir practices and socials on the nights the  Rod Cross hold their meetings. At  the present time, everything should be  put aside and everyone's time given  to care of the wounded. We enn not  get the supplies quickly enough. This  work is woman's work and as such  it is our duty to give all the time  wo can t0 it. Wake up Kelowna! and  help our boys."  "good ship Sicamous," at close range.  She certainly presented an interesting  sight���the paint had long since disappeared from her lower hull, her sides  were coated with several inches of ice  and her paddle wheel looked like a  miniature ice-oostle. Tho upturned  ice around her sides showed a thickness of five inches and some of the  crew said that during the trip from  Kelowna they had passed through ice  over twelve inches in thickness. It is  interesting to note that the boat  makes a passage practically equal  to her own width. ftnd also that she  advances fully one-fourth of her own  length into the ice before any visibe  effect is produced upon the ice. Hence  it was safe to walk close enough up  to the bow of the boat to touch it,  which several people did.  After about one half hour, spent in  clearing away ice, oiling up, etc., the  Sicamous proceeded to Peachland, t..nd  about three hours Iater she was observed heroically fighting her way  baok to Kelowna.  Lectures Arranged on Fruit  Marketing and Pre-Cooiing  l%e fruit growers of British Columbia are at all timee awake to the fact  that the needs of the markets must  first be catered to if their bank accounts are to be increased. To cater  to the prairie and other markets as  they should be and to have satisfied  customers at the . end of the season  entails a great deal of study and experimenting on the part of each grower, but when these important matters  are brought to him' and presented in  an attractive manner, the growers will  no doubt glean all they possibly can  from the material supplied to them  and thus improve their pack for the  awaiting trade.  The department of agriculture has  mapped out an itin rary for a series  of lectures by market'n: experts who  have spent many years in gaining the  knowledge which they now posses.*.  The department htas secured the services of these men so that the growers  may benefit by their experiences and  thus bo able to turn out a much im  proved pack, therefore reaping increased returns at the end of the year.  A. H. Flach, chief Dominion fruit inspector for the prairie provinces, and  Edwin Smith, the Dominion government's pre-cooling expert of Grimsby,  Ont., are the two men whose .ier vices  have been secured by the department  and these men will travel throughout  the province lecturing at all the important fruit centres.  Mr. Flack before entering the services j' the federal1 department spent  some years in British Columbia and is  thoroughly conversant with conditions  both here and on the prairies, because his travels throughout -the three  western provinces have brought him in  close touch with the jobbers, retailers  and consumers and he will tell of the  requirements of these people and will  also deal with the standardization of  fruit packages, a most important feature of this ��� year'B marketing problems.  Mr. Smith was at one time engaged  in experimental work in British Columbia, but for the past few years has  devoted his attention to Ontario's requirements and has successfully fathomed many soft fruit problems. He  has during the past year written much  about his experiments and his nitides  have been much sought after by the  leading agricultural and horticultural  journals, while his work in connection  with the experiments in shipping soft  fruits long distances have stamped  him as an expert whose advice is always heeded by those who would bet  ter serve the markets.  Accompanying these officials in the  Similkameen and Okanagan will be  Mr. R. C. Abbott, coast markets commissioner, whose reports have been  so highly valued by the growers who  shipped their produce to the Vancouver and coast %arkets. Mr. Abbott  has u comprehensive knowledge nf the  requirements of the trade in the targe  consuming centres of the province,  where he has spent many years in  th.B work.  MessrB. Flack, Smith and Abbott  make up a trio which every grower  should hear. They will deal with the  requirements of the prairie and roust  markets as well as the package question, making on evening's lecture a  veritable short course in marketing.  Every fruit grower and every fruit  grower's son should make a point of  attending these lectures, a detailed it  inerary of which is given below:  The meeting at Summerland will bo  held at 8 p.m. on February 25th at  tho Mot's Club when the subjects to  be dealt with are: Pre-cooling soft  Fruits, by E, Smith; Coast Markets  for soft fruits, by R. C. Abbott and  Suitable Fruit Packages for Prairie  Markets by A. H. Flack.  Tho Rutland meeting will be held in  the old Bchool house at 3.30 p.m., on  February 28th. Subjects : Careful  Handling and Shipping B. C. Fruit,  by E. Smith; Coast Markets and tWr  value to the Growers, by U. C Abbott; Markets and ths Standard Fruit  Package, by A. H. Flack.  On February 28th at 8 p.m. n meet'  ing will be held in 4he school" house  on the K. L. 0. Bench, when Mr. R.C.  Abbott will speak on What the Coast  Markets Require;*Mr. E. Smith on the  Value of pre-cooling in tho Shipping  of Soft Fruits; and Mr. A. n. Flack  on Most Suitable Fruit Paokages for  Prairie Shipments.  At Okanagan Centro the meeting will  be held nt 8 p.iajf on February 29th.  The subjects to be dealt with are as  follows: Market Packages and their  Standardization,    by   A.   H.    Flack.  Death Saturday Last  of W. C. Blackwood  City Loses Good Citizen and  Keen Agricu'turist  One of Kelowna's most respected  citizens passed away last Saturday in  the person of Mr. William Caldwell  Blackwood, at thc age of 68 years. A  lingering illness extending over two  or three years, culminated some time  ago in acute diabetes, and lately further complications arose. No hope  had been entertained for a long time  of his recovery, and his death was  therefore but a happy release from continued suffering.  Mr. Blackwood was born in 1846 in  Peel County of Ontario, and waB for  many years one of the leading farm- *  ers in tihe neighborhood of Erin in  that province. Twelve years ago he  came to Kelowna and acquired considerable property in the city and district. He has always been a leading  ligure in all the agricultural movements of the Kelowna diBtriot, taking^  a great interest in his strain of purebred Jersey cattle, which he brought  with him from his Ontario farm.  The local agricultural association  has always found in him one of its  keenest supporters and in his removrtl  that society will sUffer a great loss.  He was alsq an enthusiastic member  of the Farmers' Institute and three or  four years ago served a term as alderman on the city council.  His parents were both natives of  Scotland, his father hailing from Glasgow and his mother from Paisley.  He was twice married, and he is  survived by a widow and a family of  of five sons aml-three dau.hta*s, most  of whom are married and settled in  the district. One son, Roy, whose  home is on the prairie came in last  week-end on a short visit.  The funsral took place Tuesday afternoon, and was largely att:nded, all  desiring to pay the last respects to a  fellow citizen and good neighbor, who  had always "been helcT ih "the highest  eBteem. The funeral was of ,,, Masonic  character, the deceased having been a  member of the local lodge, and a  large number of brethren were present.  - A short service was held at the  house in Bernard avenue by the Rev.  A. Dunn, and a long tone of vehicles  formed a cortege to the Kelowna  cemetery.  LECTURE ON FRUIT HACKING  Mr. Loveday, of the Provincial Fruit  Inspection staff is at present conducting fruit paoking "classes in town. A  separate class has been formed for  girls, and in view of the probable  shortage of packers this year it is  expected that this class will fully justify itself.  Mr. Loveday is a'so arranging for a  lecture to be given On Saturday :i  noon m the Board of Trade room on  the "Fruit Marks Act, and the Shipping of Fruit." The lecture will commence at 4 p.m., aod is open to all.  On the western front artillery actions have been inoessant from the  North Sea to the border of Switzerland, the French bombardments be'ng  very active in the Champagno country  where tho German trenches have been  wrecked around the Navarin- platan.  Tho French shells also demolished reservoirs of suffocating gas, and the  gas WaB driven by tho wind over the  enemy's lines. Northeast of Soissbns  tho Germans greatly increased their  fire, and an endeavor to cross the  Aisne and establish a foothold on the  southern bank was suspected. The increase of the French artillery along  the Aisne is thought to be intended to  check this German movement at a  point on the front where the enemy  are.nearer to the Capital than at any  other.   O   Latest reports speak of German Activity in the Ypres district where the  Hermans have made soveral infeVrfiy  attacks, following unusually heavy  bombardments of artillery. A big  battle is still going on, and it is said  that \while-most of the attacks iftil.H.  the Germans broke through tli0 BrftUh  lines between the Ypres Canal auJ t1>o  railroad for a distance of 600 yard*.  Coast Market Conditions, by R. C.  Abbott, and Cold Storage and pre-  COaling of Fruit, by E, Smith. PAGE TWO  KELOWNA   RECO-tD  THUBSDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 1916  KELOWNH RECORD  Published evary Thursday at Kelowna,  Britisi Columbia  JOHN LEATHLEY  Editor and Proprietor  o^r  SUHSCUIITION   ItATBS  11,50    per    year;    76c,    six    months.   United  Stnten SCI cents Additional.  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All cluuiL'es in contract fulvrTliseuinnta must  lie in the hands ol the prlliter by Tuesday  evening to ensure publication in the next  issue.  The Bogey of Stalemate  Winter hits imposed n deodlook upon  th.; main fronts gfl a seasonal necessity, says tin' British journal 'Now Sta es  nmn.' Is it more than thin,*? Ate the  fronts uhbroakabto? Germany would  like us to think that they are. Hhe  has mnde nearly all the oompjests  that hor military advisers can expect  Sjae would like us to despair of recovering them except by a negotiation, in  whioh we should have to sacrifice everything for their recovery. Her cue  is to represent the future of the ��'ar  as a bloody stalemate; every cxitru  day spent in it as a day wasted, every extra'man spent in it as a num  wasted; and thi' Allies as guilty before  civilization and before posterity for  subordinating the interests of both  to a Btruggle whioh cannot (on this  hypothesis) advance their own.  The German way of government is  good at utilizing various types, lake  instruments' in nn orchestra, each responds in turn to live baton of the  military conductors. Ono Certainly t' els  no surprise if an Austrian pacifist like  Dr. Alfred Fries, the well-known ex-  editor of 'Vrietlenswjirte' and winner of  the Nebel prize, comes out with a  strong plea for peace just when peace  would suit Germany and Austria. It  is all in the fitness of things that he  should write us he has to a Zurich  newspaper, arguing that the fronts  in Europe are impregnable; that the  war's extensions to Asia und Africa  are n confession ol both sides' chock  nearer home; that in the Europe of  today one groUp cannot .anjUish th'  other���-only Kurope will be vanquished,  and the longer vain efforts are made  to reach the unattainable tho more  will this li'urope be vanquished; and  th(lt 'the Entente Powers must free  themselves from the other watchword,  that German militarism must first be  destroyed before th- war is ended.'  What is more surprising is to find Mr.  11. (!. WVlls arguing th" same thesis  at tho same moment and in practically the same terms i��� the Columns of  a London morning paper. Mr. Walla  rs. of course, an absolutely independ  ent writer; h- used to bo particularly  emphatic about the necessity find possibility nf our winning ., derisive victory; and his conversion to the stalemate theory (Which he presents as a  revival ol the th -or\ nf ihe late M.  Blooh) shows thai it is gaining some  ground    niiii n; laymen on its merits.  Does  it   deserve  to do so?  Our impression is that it do*s not.  We sec no evident)*) tlint in trench warfare the defence is 'n in<*ible, or yven  that it has increased its advantages  when the appropriate means ol attack  are presented in sullicicnt force. Mr.  ZangwtH, who his also hastened to  endorse the stalemate view, says on  the authority of Bloch, that <n> man  in a trench can hold up B.H. As between riflemen und r certain conditions this may be true, but as a general stalemate it is almost meflirn_--  less. The length of front to be do-  fended is an essential, factor in the  problem; KM) rifhjmcn, for instance  ifia.V" be able to hold up (10/) on a  front ol 100 yards, but not on a  front of a mile. Moreover, tho armies now fighting on the mhin fronts  nre not composed of riflemen. They  aro not even composed of infantry,  they aro composed of infantry and  artillery; and for offensive purposes it  is especially the latter arm which  counts. (.ranted that the modern  infantryman, hold'n- a trench system  with machine gun, grenade, and rifle,  represents the ^strongest defence yot  invented; the mochrn Uirge-calibre high  explosive shell, travelling many miles  with a high trajectory from an invisi  ble gun, and tall.ttj accurately upon  infantry located by aircraft,, and powerless to hit back, is surely an even  more terrible offensive weapon. No  defending forces in history have been  normally subjected to such a fearful  ordeal as that of trench infantry under n modern bombardment. All the  achievement au9 resources of civilization are combin'd to compass their  'destruction. To BUppOBO that thg  German infantry can next year stand  on indefinite crescendo of this kind of  thing, with all tho giant engineering  establishments across the Atlantic  Lurn'ng out guna and shells against  them, with Russia und Italy working  night und day. with Britain nnd  Franco roping in not ..nlv their huge  large-scale product ion. but even the  nmall-Boale production ol every but'  country town, is |() BUppoBO (an it  Booms to us, ihe Improbable  Certainly   the   Irench   svsleiu   o!      de  fence when H was initiated by thoGor-  uiand on  the  Aisne,  was  nmre  than     a  match lor whni tho Allies could then  bring against  it.     Bui practioall-   ihe  same svslem had -air. u'ly at thai  time been usnl by tho Uussians in  Kast   Prussia,  and   had  been  oVorcomo  by German heavy gum. The taotlonl  Importance of .town guns in Iho destruction ol General Samsonov's army  and (he defeat <>f General Rennon-  kampf's was emphasized at the time  by the Russians themselves. For neatly twelve month? aKor ihe Aisno fighting began, the Central Powers preserved a great superiority in fjuns and  shells over their adversaries. They  used enough of this superiority (supplemented by the invention of poison-  gas) lo hold the Allies al bay on the  western front while they broke ill'  eastern. Their task in the west was  facilitated by tin' rawness of the enlarged British army, by ihe relative  inefficiency of its officers, above all "by  its bad stall' work; and conversely by  the lone; start which the German ofli-  cers had in professional theory and  practice, whereby they could keep well  ahead for some time with improvements in detail. But none of those  things was in its nature permanent.  None had mueb to do with the lVoch  theory of an invincible defence. \un>  Pointed to any finality of deadlock.  Rvery oil" of tuera is being modified in  our favor the longer the war lusts.  When spring at last brings baek th,'  dry weather, we may e\poct to have  an imimnw superiority in guns and  munition'!. (li.d an army of higher average quality under more compel nt  direction than at any time ;n 1015.  Provided only that one supremely necessary condition is forthcoming���-staff  efficiency���-the chan'os, dispassionately  weighed, would seem to be in favor of  our being able to destroy the 'deadlock' and remove th- war far from  its present  fronts.  The belief in stalemate is no doubt  derived u Lrood deal from the unun il\v.  ed impressions of past disappoint-  aunts, and especially from ih.) check  to the September offensive in Arto'is  and Champagne. But hu\'e these been  sufficiently distinguished and fairly  appraised? The Artois offensive, lor  which the British wore mainly responsible, was ' a failure. It failed  partly owing to difficulties of ground,  but mainly owing to blunders of direction and execution. The Chamfcagna  offensive was a success. It inflict.d  immense damage on the enemy. It is  true thai the French were stopped, but  for reasons"vhich may not always recur, One was tho burst of foul weather, which made the chalky surfaces  like Bo much grease. Another was the  lack of sufficient monster howitzers lo  destroy the str'tnr of 'fortins' which  formed die enemy's second line and  prevented tlic French from br.Mikin_'  his third line on a sufficiently wide  front, The supply of this ultra-heavy  artillery has (according to public  statemeiilsi been taken actively in  hand: and certain other technical pro  blenis, less freely discussed, are also,  we believe,  being mot. and solved.  Lookta? below the surface of the  lUlfi deadlocks, is (here yet any reu  son to despair of their ending? Tho  evidence points the other way. It U<vs  not justify us in endorsing ,the. "siah'-  mate' plea for peace at this stage and  abandoning (as in that ease Wo should  have to abandon) the main principles  for which we are righting, BUI behind  e\ery military calculation there remains, as we have said one indispensable condition, without which no of-  hnsive success can be pushed through.  That is good staff work. The French  staff work in 1015 WaB probably e<pia!  to the f��ermnn. Our own certainly  was not; and both in France and in  (iullipoii it touched some very low  levels. By itself it went far lo sterilize etfery offensive that we undertook.  If it is not to happen agai-* next year  the work of reform must be done ntw.  Everything' depends upon how during  this winter waiting-time the staff appointments are nindo���especially those  to the staffs of divisions and brigades  ! whioh (far more than the more exalted staffs) have been the sphere of  l MnflnencoVof inefficiency and of faibuv-  ; If such appointments continue to bo  given to incompetent officers, because  they are the relatives or 'proteges' of  some general or other, and if no adequate effort is made to select and utiil-  GILLETT'S LYE  EATS DIRT  "WlKaKUumo-nnLeiHItUMilO-"-*  m B  ii \ i: w s of \ r. A R       H  M ���                                             ��  i N IS H! 11 BO US             H  i p to January 26th ttossland's total snowfall  w(ls   III.) inches.  *  Last year about i52,0W,O0O    pounds  of copper were produced ln B/ C,  * ���  i  Teachers in ihe ('rand Forks BChool  will contribute one day's pay I or  month to the Patriotic  Fund.  * *  The death took pla0e lust, week at  Peachland, of Mrs. Thompson Elliott  one.ol the oldest sottlors of the   d;s  triel.  An effort is now being made with  every promise of success to form a  Fruit  Protective Association at   V.ru-  mala.  * ��  Some twenty-four tax sale deals n(  property held by the Summer land  counjbil arc to bo offered for public  auction.  i  Mr. 0, Atkins of the Summerluid  Telephone Co. drove an automobile  across the lake last week from Summerland to  Nurunuila.  ��  Summerland, Nwniniata and Penticton have been getting their mail  via Spence-B Bridge and the Nicola  Valley ovor the Kettle Valley line, hn:l  thero has-been considerable interruption of service by that route.  Tho hetnvy snow back in the .alls  on tlie west side of the lake has driven the. big game closer in, and at several points in the neighborhood of  Summerland and Peachland co'igavs  are reported to bo plentiful, an 1 coyotes are coming close in in bnvo hum-  hers after food. One rancher has >h ^t  fifteen near his homo-  Correspondence  Editor Kelowna Record.���  Dear Sir.���The officers, N.C.O.'s and  men wish to express their appreciation  for tho patronage extended to the  military ball on the HMh Inst.  The    money    proceeding    from Ihis  dance will be for a Company Fund of  the  local  detachment.  I have the honor to be, sir,  Your obedient  servant,  C. ('. ALLAN.  0. c. "0" Compuny  FACTS ABOUT EUVLKS  No two of the Kuropean armies now  ongagod in war ore equipped with the  same rifle. The French and Austrian  forces arc using the h/gest calibre in-  slruments found on the continent,  whtlf   the lultcr,  at   the Hacrific,. <>f vc  locity is employing the heaviest bullet.    The Gorman   rifle attains    th-  greatest muzzle velocity, but this is  partly on account of tho diet that  it uses the lightest projectile shot by  any small ami in  F.urope.  The longest rifle service belongs to  th-' Russian e piipment, while the  French have the longest bayonet, a  thing which gives their weapon the  greatest total length, and therefore an  advantage in churning. The shortest  gun is that of the British army, and  with th>> bayonet added the instrument is still shorter than those of any  countries except Belgium and Austria.  Owing to the small sr'e of the gun,  however, it may l>o handled with ease.  Random Remarks  (By the "Chid")  "A duel's among ye takin* notes,  And feth he'll print them."  "The will to do and the will to dare  Is what wo want today  What has been done can be done again  For tho will finds out tho way."  * \  Does tho fact of a follow quaking at  the thought of enlistment prove him  to bo a tjuuker within the meaning  of the act and therefore entitled to  tho Iwnefit of tho "conscience clause'/"  The tailor may not make the man  but he certainly has added t0 tho general appeftrance of smartness which  our local soldiers exhibit.  ��        ��  Novor put off till tomorrow what  can bo done the day alter.  Man want but little hero below and  that's a litth) more.  �� t  Now tbat guard mounting hai been  regularly instituted at tho Various  military buildings and the sentry is  walking his weary round; why, things  are beginning to look more real.  * *  How boys delight in novelty, especially if there is a dash of adventure in it is a well known attribute of  the boy mind. A little Kelowna man  f tender years who specialises in aeroplanes, got koine Jrom school recently, simply gloating over a now book,  which ho fondly imagined to bo full of  adventure connected with those weird  wild fowl. We can conceive of his  disappointment and chagrin on exam-  ining the book the title of which  was "'ihe Sky Pilot!" Poor wee laddie, tic will, 1 trust enjoy the perusal of this    good book soino     years  hence.  * *  Reference to the '"Sky Pilot" reminds me that the oity and district  is in a comparatively short time to  be made the poorer by the withdrawal  of tho liov. Mr. ' Switzer from our  midst. His going is regarded us the  loss of a strong moral and spiritual  force by the community and this is  evidenced by tho wide spread expressions of regret voiced on all hands,  expressions which the writer wishes  heartily ,to endorse. Of course we  must, keep in mind that.tho loss we  sustain is a gain to the district where  by and by, Mr. .Switzer is to take up  his ministry and abode.  'Ihe following proves to be a remarkable answer to prayer. An old  durkey, who saw a rather impoverished , Ihanksgh ing day drawing near,  prayed fervently that some kind friend  should bo moved to send him a turkey. He prayed often and long, in  fact prayed "without ceasing" but  tho turkev did not materialize and the  day was drawing near. The good old  man at last became convinced that  there must be something wrong with  tho manner of his petition, but his  Faith never wavered. At last a bright  thought occurred to Ids mind. Ho  altered the conditions- of the prayer  und asked that he be sent to get a  turkey. This proved to be thc right  way of it, for before 'thanksgiving  day arrived he had three turkeys,  ���Americans arc hustling people ��nd  Indeed pride themselves on being so.  They crowd their days and in short,  "give every flying moment something  to keep in storo." Ono Yankee, anxious K> keep things right for this life  and the one to come, but who lived  a peculiarly busy life got ovor tho  trouble by having the Lord's prayer  printed and hung up over his bod.  'Ihis devout gentleman at night, when  time to retire arrived, hustled into  his bed room, undressed (lnd gV.c.eing  al the printed pruyor overhead remarked: "Them's my sentiments" and  straightway dropped into the dreamless sleep of the innoient.  ��� t  The electric thawing contrivance excited almost a sensation last Saturday 0n Bernard avenue. One lady  was heard to Say when she saw the  soldiers grouped around it, that she  was sure it must bo a machine gun.  Then when Ihe thing started its whirring noise she was convinced it must  be an taopiane. It must in justice  bo noticed thi remark was mado while  still at a distance from the���or*-thing-  ummy.  ira.the services of the vory bi^ge number of demonstrably brilliant men who  have joined the army since the- war  began, wo cannot expect our offensive  to succeed. l'pon tho extent to which  merit and ability are put impartially  into their right places efficiency and  victory must hang. We hope that  thero has lattorly boon somo improvement in this respect upon the scandalous state of things which prevailed  through most of last year; but from  such reports as reach us we confess w0  are not over-sanguine.���'New States-"  man/ London?  J. M. CROFT  Bootmaker.  All kinds of Repairs  BERNARD AVENUE,  KELOWNA.  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(an economical food /or  the chickens)  The Japaneoe Store  Leon Are., Kelowna THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 1010  KELOWNA   RECORD  PAGE THSBE  Winter  Remedies  Winter is a season of changeable weather���wet feet and  sudden attacks of illne&a.'Re-  liable 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. wants & Co.  REXALL DRUGGISTS  Phone 19 Kelowna. B.C.  Notes on Cow Testing   [The Cost of Producing Milk  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, ol  the Province of British Columbia, may  be leased fov a term oE twenty-one  years at an annual rental 61 31 an  acre. Not moro 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 gub-  diviaions of sections, and in unsurvey-  ed territory the tract applied for  shall be' gtaked out by the applicant  himself.  Each application must be accompanied by a fee of 85 which will be  refunded 'if the right applied for are  not available, but not otherwise. A  roya%_Bhall bo paid on the merchantable output of the mine at tho rate ol  five cents per ton.  The person operating the mine shall  furnish the agent with sworn returns  acc0unting lor the full quantity of  merchantable coal mined and pay the  royalty thereon. If the coal mining  rights are not being operated, such  returns shall bo furnished at least onoe  a year.  Thc lease will include the' coal mining rights only, but the lessee may  be permitted to purcnase whatever  available surface tights nifty be considered necessary for the working of  tho mine at tho rate of $10 an ftore.  For full information application  should be made to tho secretary of  tho Department of f tho interior, Ottawa, or to tho Agent or Sub-Agent  of Dominion lands.  W. W. CORY.  Deputy Minister of tho Interior.  N. TI. ���Unauthorized publication, of  this advertisement will not be paid for.  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.  To assist dairy farmers who desire  to test their herds for milk production  the Dairy and Cold Storage Commissioner at Ottawa htts issued for pub-  He distribution a pamphlet entitled  "Cow Testing Notes," and designated  ciroular No. 16 D. & S. series. The  pamphlet shows the necessary equipment ,as spring scales, box of sample  bottles, dipper, etc., and. tells the  cost of each and where the outfit rimy  be procured as well as the purpose and  method of use of each.  Tho 'department. < f ajT'iulture  through the dairy aud Oi Id storage  branch helps farmors to lest their  cows. In July HUP (he btuiiWj received records of 32,669 c"ws. Evidences of the value of caw Hating ' r;*  given:  "Cow testing not mly producba better cows, but" mor0 int tested ���.mil bet  ter dairymen.  "Wit!!-, tach cow's record before Him  the dairyman is able to feed moro in  telligently. 'Meal in proportion to  milk,' is a good motto.  "The figures of a creamery statement at Way'" MillH, Quo., show that  from a herd of twelve cows in 1912,  the cash received by the owner was  9297.55, In 1914, from twelve cows,  he received 8804.48. Ho discovered  tho poor cows and got rid of   them.  "At Mallorytown, Ont., ft h^rd of  twelve cows.has increased from 3726  pounds of milk per cow in 119091 to 7,-  388 pounds per cow in 1914; this is  an increase of 8,662 pounds of milk  per cow, or 96 per cent.  "In Hastings County, Ont., ��� farmer  commenced cow testing in 1912 and  found his herd of ten cows averaged  5,760 pounds of milk and 187 pounds  of fat. Tn 1914 his ten c0ws averaged 7,436 pounds of milk and 254 lbs.  of lat, an increase of 1,656 pounds wf  milk and 67 pounds of fat in two  yeftrs."  'Ihis pamphlet is available nt the  Publication Branch of the department of agiculture at Ortawa.  Social Conditions on the Farm  During the year 1915, the comiuis- ,  sion on conservation conducted aU ug- i  ricuitural survey on -100 farms in On*  taiio. 'Ihe survoy included 100 farms  in each of tho counties of Duudas,  Waterloo, Northumberland and Carle-  ton* Various phases of farm life were  investigated, and some interesting con  jitions presented. ���  Social conditions and other incentives to keep the young people on the  farms are to a great extent ne^ieotxl  as muy l>o seen from the following report of the survey:  Ten per cent of tho farmers visited  have had boya leave and go to tho  oity. Seven per cent have sons married who are farming. Nineteen per  cent stated that they were following  some form of book keeping, but only  one man was following a complete  method. Sixty-seven per cent take  agricultural' papers, seventeen per cent.  take story magazines, und seventy-  seven per cent take a daily paper.  In 53 per cent of the families visited.  there were young people over 14 years  of age while 31 per cent had a horse  and buggy or, an automobile for the  young people. Sixty-one per oent  of the farmers attended some kind of  community event or events* during the  past year, chiefly church socials and  picnics.  Here it may be stated that the rural  churches have a great opportunity to  develop the sooial sido of their activities, to reaoh more of the-young people in the country and interest them  in clean amusement, sports and recreations. Tho local fairs also are prominent nmong the community events  attended by tho farmer. In Dundas  and C'arleton countiea no organized  cluliH for games were met with, while  in Waterloo, 13 reported u football  club, and in Northumberland, six reported baseball clubs. Only ono of  the 400 farmers visited mentioned attending a literary society. Twenty-five  per oent of the homes had no musical  instruments of any kind; thirty-nine  per cent had pianos.���F.C.N.  The cost of producing milk obviously depends a great deal on the milking capacity of the cowb used. Comparison between eight of the beat and  eight of the P��orer cows in an Ontario dairy record? centre shows that  there was a difference in profit per  cow of $24.56, the eight high yielding  cows giving on average i u'otit of  $37.21 while tho poorer cowb returned a profit of $12.65 per head. 'Ihe  milk in each ca��e was valued-ut $1.1.5  per hundred pounds. The difference  no doubt would ha">e been very in.ich  reduced had tho feeding Iwen, the  same lor all dc unimaln. Those that  yielded the higher profit wore much  better fed thftn the others. The average cost of their food for the milking period being $-13,96 per head,  while tho food received by the less  profitable unimala was valued at  $89.63 per head. Calculating from the  standpoint of cost of the milk the  eight cows with the low yields made  only 32 cen's profit on a hundred  pounds of milk while the higher yielding cows made 54 cents profit from  an equal amount of milk.  This information, nnd a great deal  moro of equal value is contained in  the recently Issued nnnual report of  the Dairy and Cold .Storage Commissioner of the department of agriculture at Ottawa. This report in addition to the Dairy and Oold Average  Commissioner's general report, contains twelve appendixes which deal  with the work of tho assistant dairy  commission*!1, the extension of mar  kota, dairy and cold Storage divisions, etc., An appendix of unusual  interest gives statistics of th.�� export and import tr0dj in dairy produce, which show that the exports of  twitter increased from 1,951,585 pounds  in 1890' to 2,721,913 in 1915, while  during the same period the exports of  cheese increased from 194,264,187 lbs.,  to 137,601,661 lbs.  This report is available at the office of the Publications Branch of tkfl  department of agriculture at Ottawa.  DBF  D, FEED AND CARE  There are three things that must lie  considered to build up a herd of good  cows. First breed, then feed, then  care. No mutter how well bred A cow  may be, unless she is properly fed according to her requirements and individuality, she will not do as she  should. Then if she is well bred end  well fed and not properly cared for,  she is st'ill a failure. She must be  kept comfortable, quiet and Contented.  She needs good' light, good Air, plenty  of water and kind treatment. Mood  cows are not developed by harsh  treatment. If she oxpectB a whack by  a milk stool or fork handle when the  is approached is it any wonder she is  nervous and kicks? If on the contrary she never knows fear and as  you sit d0wn to milk her sho thinks  you are the best call she ever had,  you can figure that kind treatment  pays in dollars and cents, or from any  point of view.  THE RAVAGES OF LOCUSTS  FOREST PRESERVATION  Government statistics showing that  during last year no less a sum than  ten million dollars was lost by forest  fires make depressing reading. It appears almost past belief that twelve  thousand separate forest fires had to  be fought. Carelessness on the part  of settlers is the main cause set down  for the outbreaks. The fact is very  clearly realized that still more stringent laws are needed in nearly all of  the provinces if there is to be any  marked abatement of this deplorable  evil. It is a matter of no little oon-  solation to bo informed that railways,  however, owing to greater supervision  aro chargeable with quite a small percentage of the fires���in former yeArs  they vert the chief offsnden.  The ravages of,locusts have frequent  ly caused great damage to crops in  various parts of the world.? Many  methods have been tried to overcome  this plague. It has been reported  from Argentina that a process has  been invented for the asphyxiating of  locusts by gas, and it is hoped that  the young maize may be saved by the  methods'to be adopted. Not long ago  a huge swarm of locusts settled in  Uruguay, doing severe d.umigo thero,  especially in tho Department ol Colon-  ia. In South Africa, too, the locust  pest is said to have covered some 20,-  UiH) square miles, and vigorous steps  have recently been taken to deal with  the trouble. By means of poisrJn and  spray pumps no fewer than 3,000 of  the swarms have been destroyed. Fortunately, there havo been heavy rains  at the Cape during the danger periods  and the destruction lessened.  PARROT SENTINELS ON EIFFEL  -    TOWER  Birds have been enlisted to the  secret service of the air. ���,  They have become useful in Europe  as sentries to warn men of the approach of the enemy before the hostile  force is preemptible to the human eye.  The French have found that parrots  are acutely sensitive to the presence of  aircraft, and therefore they have stationed a number of these birds on the  top of the Eiffel Tower, in Paris, in  order to warn the sentries of the approach of German Taubos. Itafore the  craft is visible to the human oyo the  birds bristle with excitement and then  begin to screech. Their aouteness is  due not to their eyesight, as one  might suppose, but to an unusual  aouteness of hearing which enables  them thus (r�� give a valuable warning.  Lightning Rods Prevent Fire  In connection with 'the general Campaign for a reduction of the enormous  fire Iobb in canada the following" statement, from authorities, giving atftual  exjJerienceH with lighting and protection will be appreciated:  Mr. R. R. Cameron, .secretary-treasurer of the East Williams Mntjal Fire  Insurance Co., Ailsa Craig, Ont., under date of September 25, 1915, says:  "With this company, the principal  cause of fire losses is lightning. During the last six years, we have paid  fifty-four cmims for damage by lightning and only six claims for damage  by fire otherwise started. In our case  (insuring farm buildings) lightn'ng  rods Boom to be the practical remedy.'  Mr. W. (j. Willoughby, secretary-  treasurer of the Lambton Mutual Fire  Insurance Co., of Watford, Ont., lays:  "Lightning has been the prindplo  cause of lour losses, and if, the amount  paid on stock wore a'dded to tho  amount paid for losses- (,n buildings  by lightning, it would be more than  fifty per oent. We have not had a  rodded building burned for years, nnd  the damage to thonTTs very small ���  none in 1914, not in 1915. We made a  difference in rates in favor of rodded  buildings, nnd over half a'e rodded,".  Bert B. Buckley, -Ohio State Fire  Marshal, in his Inst August Bulletin  says: "During the three previous  months, lightning is credited with 68  fires, with p resulting Iobb of $9:1,165.  In every case the buildings struck were  not equipped with lightning rods. Not  a single fire was reported where the  building was rodded; in fact, it is very  seldom indeed, that such u case is  entered on tho records."  In the face of the foregoing evidence  and in view of tho smull cost of installing lightning rod equipment, it  would seem advisable for fnrmors to  equip thetr property with this prolec  tion, and alko to the advantage of insurance companies to jdve Q preference  in premium rates- to risks so protected.  Tho last session of the provincial  legislature of N'ova Scotia was opened  Inst Thursday.  Why Waste  Money on Coal?  ���When you can buy a good  Eiderdown Quilt for $5,50  and nice warm  Blankets for $3.50 & $5 fc  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 ICS.  WOMEN nowadays enters fearlessly ��nd 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, Clarksburg, W. Va.���Unemployed at the time of enrolment for the  Architectural Drawing Courte. Now  supervisor of drawing at a aalary of  $80 per month.  M. MADELINE KELLY, 363, White  Street, Springfield, Meat.���An office  assistant became stenographer and ad-  writer for the H. Strong Advertising  Agency.  GERTRUDE CHANDLER. 47. West  55th St., New York, N.Y.-Enrolled for  the Special Teachers' Courae while  teaching in a amall village in Vermont,  Advanced to a position aa teacher in a  girla' ichool at more than twice her  former aalary.  Mrs. CLAUDE G. MANNING. Box  481, Tonopha, Nev.���Became ahow.  card writer and window trimmer at a  aalary of $18 a week through her Show  Card Writing and Advertising Courae.  EDITH F. ANDERSON, North Han.  aon, Maas.���A graduate of the Complete Commercial Courae. Bookkeeper  for tho American Shoe Finding Co.,  Whitman, Mass., at a aalary three timet  what she received on enrolment.  IRENE HENDERSON, Maryville.  Tenn.���A stenographer at the time of  her enrolment for the Complete Commercial Courae; hai greatly improved  her work aa the reault of I.C.S. atudy.  Since enrolment she has received three  aubatantial increaaea in her aalary.  - MARY ROSH, Remington, Ind.���En-  rolled for the Bookkeeping and Business  Forms Course while clerk in an office.  She is now bookkeeper and asaiatant  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 a newspaper office. As a  reault of her course she won two capital  prizes for advertising. Her salary ia  $125 a month.  E. LYLE McLEOD. Port Orchard.  Waah.���A school girl when she enrolled  for the General Illustrating Courae, ia  now a 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.  Pleaae explain, without further obligation to me, how 1 can qualify for the position, trade or profession, before which  I 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.C.S, If your requirement is not mentioned write it below  Name   Street and No. .  Occupation   City-  Age   Prov.  Employer..  RALPH KENDALL, Local Representative, 536, Bernard A v., Box 596, Phone 223, KELOWNA PAGE FOUR  KELOWNA   RECORD  TftCBSjjATf, FEBKUA'RY 17, 1916  JERMAN HUNT  LIMITED  Jap Silk Waists bought  at Old Prices  REMARKABLE  values in  White  .Jap Silk Sl:irt Waists, procured at the  Old Price.    Peifcct in fit and correct  in style  $2.95 each  Spring Wash Fabrics in Attractive Assortment o t Startling Prices  Special 40-incl) White Cotton F.mcy Colored Cotton Voiles  Voile 30c \iard in pretty designs..25c yard  Wliite    Mercerised    Cotton V* nile Crepe Cloili, the per-  Voile 55cyard feet washing material  2 yards, jor JDc  36-inch White Pique. Spec- 36 in.  Wliite   Middy   Cloth  ial at  30c yard 20c yard  START VOUR SPRING PEWINC NOW  Phone 361 Kelowna  We have what you want in lioth Common and Finished  LUMBER  Doors Windows Shingles  Prices right.      Delivery prompt.      Satisfaction ^uaranleed.  Kelowna Saw-Mill Company, Limited  D. LLO?D.JONES - . - Mananing-Direclor  Printed Butter  Wrappers  According to the new  Dominion Government  regulations all farmers  who sell butter either  to the stores or privately, are required to have  it properly covered in  a wrapper on which  MUST appear in pro-  mirtent letters the words  "DAIRY BUTTER."  The tact is also emphasized that all butler  in such paclcagra must  be ol the full net weight  of sixteen ounces, and  in default of same a  fine of from $10 to $30  for each offence is imposed. Wliey butter  must be so labelled  even when mixed with  dairy butter, and dairy  bulttr retains it- label  though it be mixed  with the creamery product.  You can be supplied  with * neatly - printed  wrappers for your  butter at the Kelowna  RecordDffice, for the  following prices:  200   ���    ���     2.00  500   ;,    ���     2.75  1000   ���    ���     3.75  These prices include Both the  Paper, which is the best obtainable  for the purpose, and the Printing  of same.    Please note this.  Kelowna Record  COLDSTREAM ESTATE NURSERIES  Please Send Us Yonr Orders Now  All the best varieties in CHERRIES, PEARS,  PLUMS, PRUNES and small  assortment  of Summer,   Fall  and Winter APPLES  PRICES EXCEPTIONALLY LOW  Trees Exceptionally Fine  Shipments in  March and April, as Weather Permits  ' TERMS-CASH with order u.,6  '  i. TOWN AND COUNTRY NOTES  i  Miss Johnston returned from Smi  FrAuclsbo on Wednesday's boat.  Sergeant ('. floi'uron is spending a  ooUple d( day's leave with his par-  ants at Ellison.  .Lieut. I'itcuirn of the 172nd battalion, nt Kftmloops in in town this  wi'nli un a visit.  Lieut. 0. C. A ilon loft this week lor  ill.1 coast where ho will undergo ex-  -iiuiniition with a*view to promotion.  *  The  W.C.T.U.,  will    hold    a   "Sale  of Home    < ookin^"  in the  Board    of  Trade'.rooms   on Saturday afternoon  next.  �� ��  I lor l Troadgold returned to Vernon  by yt'slenlay morning's boat, after  UftVirig spent u tdiiluys leave of ab-  senoe in town.  ��  Mrs. \V. ('. BlflCltwood mid family  desire to express their sincere thanks  for Iho sympathy extended io them  during their recent boreayement.  Provincial Constable 1). A. Mo  Donrtld returned last week-end  from a trip to Kumloops to whioh  place lit> had accompanied tho two Indians who recently appeared before  the local magistrate and drew sentences of three ami six months.  Tho la��t "Al Home" of the season  wi'l be given by tho girls of tho lied  Cross tonight. It is to be hoped all  who can will be thero and make it a  success, so as to be able to hand in a  Btlbstanl i'il sum to Ihe Red Cross  funds.  On Thursday evening, February 24th  the Kipial Franchise League meets at  the house of Mrs. I'itcairn, Abbott  street at eight o'clock. The subject  .of discussion, "Party Government."  will be opinrd by Mr. John Loathley.  Visitors   a'e   welcomed.  'Ihe B. C, Legislature is to meet on  Thursday, March 2nd. It is eapeoted  that tile business will be light. As  this is the last session of the present  pnrliatnent. their least! of ollice expiring in dune, the general election must  follow  shortly after adjournment.  The Kelowna branch of Llie Mission  Cirde of the Methodist church held its  first social on Tuesday, February loth  at the home of W. A. Hunter. A  most < njoyable evening was spent in  games, interspersed with vocal (nd in-  sli uniental selections.' Refreshments  were served and a collection was tak;  m, which amounted to S3.00.  Appeal to Ladies of Kelowna  The reason thero has not been any  further not ico in regard to the "hold  all" or "housewife" which it is proposed to make for the overseas boys,  has befifi owing to the unavoidable  delay in getting the plans settled. Put  everything is ready now. The girls  of the Red Cross evening class havo  taken up llw idea (though this has  nothing to do with the Red Cross it-  sulfj and will canvass the city Friday  afternoon of this week and see all  the ladies who are on the list to ask  their help to make these ono hundred  anl twenty hold-alls for the -men ol  I lie Kelownu overseas force.  There are many, of course whn have  wives or mothers ()r sisters at homo  who can make them one, but there  are also others who huvo no one here  to do this  for them.  The canvassers will have with them  a pattern of thc kind of "house-wife"  needed, This will be tho same useful  pattern of those given tho hoys  of tho 48th Battalion when leaving  Kelowna- They aro very useful ftnd  Ihe Woolen can either make oll3 each  or two women make one and outfit  it between them. They will be asked  to have them all made and in by  Saturday, February 2fith as it is reported the boys may leave soon. We  hope all the women will help and let  the boys have a kindly remembrance  of Kelowna. Tho women of Vernon  gave all the Vernon men "hold-fllls"  before leaving for overseas,.  Mrs. R. Etter went up to Armstrong  yesterday on a visit to her mother  4 #  Lieut.-Col.   Perry    was down     from  Vernon  Saturday on a hw days'  visit.  *        #  *  Mr.  Torn   Duggan left Friday morn-  ing (,n a visit to Kdmonton,  ��       *  i  Mr. dolm  Rowclili'e    relumed Saturday  from   the  prairie whore he     hud  been for some months past.  ���  Mis. McKeoun and her two sons  loft this week for the coast where they  will join  Mr.   McKeown  at  Squamish,  nelir  Vancouver.  ��        *  ��  Mr. C. J, P. Anderson ol tho 0. K.  Lumber Co., returned Saturday ironi  Rollingham, Wash., when1 he has been  staying for the Past few months.  Members and associates of tho Bap-  list church aro requested to be in nt-  leiidaiiee at u busings -meeting to be  held in the church next Wednesday  even'n-r at 8 p.m. A matter of vital  interest lo the eh inch and Sunday  school  is   to   be  dealt   with.  The proceeds of tho recent Messiah  concert at the Methodist church, after  deducting the cost ol the orchestra  music and other expenses amounted to  837.35, whiih will be handed over to  the Patriotic Fund. The lighting and  heating of the church was'given free  by the trustees.  * *  The wedding took place Saturday  afternoon last, at the Presbyterian  Manse, by the Rev. A. Dunn, of John  Samuel SoattieB to Miss Bessie May  Tucker, both of Kelowna.  * *  *  A meeting of the district Presbytery  was held Tuesday and Wednesday of  this week at Vernon. The l.ov. A.  Dunn, Messrs. G. S. McKewdc, 1).  Leckie and D. W. Sutherland attended  from   Kelowna- *  Tho "Willing Workers' are holding a  social in tho l^ptiHt church-Thursday  next, Fob. 34th at 8 p.m. A good programme has been arranged und everybody will be welcome. xV collection  will be taken.  Ihe sudden thaw which has succeeded tho cold weather though welcome  enough has brought fresh troubles in  .its train, and, instead of being occupied thawing 0ut pipes under tho  house, wo ttre now mopping water out  of the basement and bridging lakes  und swamps in tho back yard. There  wo had to get our kick in somewhere!  * *  The ice on the lake conrinuus to  hamper tho boat' service, and although the thaw has come, the thickness of tho ice covering will make it  some time before things resume their  regular course. The situation as regards the getting in of freight to  Kelowna h,.s been relieved by the  breaking through of a channel for  the car barge, which was accomplished last week-end, and in cousequonco  cars can once more bo carried without the necessity of unloading at tho  Landing.. A way was also re-opened  as fur us Peachland, which wus a welcome achievement so fur as our neighbors down the lake were concerned. If  tho thaw continues un uttempt is to  be made to reach Summerland, though  this is doubtful us tho ice is now several  feet thick   in that neighborhood.  ��       ��  ���  News has been received hero ol the  death at his rosidonco at Victoria, of  Mr. Thos. ('unuinghuiu, the votoran  fruit inspector under the provincial  and federal governments. Mr. Cunningham has been in failing health for  some time past, und his death, though  a matter of regret to his hosts of  friends in all parts of tho province,  was not altogether Unexpected. Apparently ho novor really recovered from  the effects of his accident something  over ��� year ago when he fell on ; the  deck of the steamer coming over from  Victoria and broke his leg. The  shock to a niaii of his advanced age  resulted in a general break-up of his  constitution, and although he recovered sufliciontly to resume his duties  as fruit, inspector, ho never regained  the vigor and energy which formerly  charaeteriaed  him.  Grates are extra durable. 'Goal grate is duplex. Wood grate is the most modern type.  wood graters toe most moat  Mcuar/$  *l%8iid@ wi^ ta^e extra *ar^e p"^s o*  *>S**jrM    wood���just remove back end  lining. Ask the McClary dealer to show you.  On Sate at the Morrison-Thompson Hardware Co., Ltd.  wm&o��^a&moma&^^  C. Nicoll  Dray and Transfer Agent  Phone 132  Will move you quick and cheap  Glen view Dairy  When -ordering MILK, or-  order the BEST; the cost  is just the same  Phon. 2302 JAS. B. FISHER  Spring work will soon be on hand  and every farmer should see that  his harness is overhauled and put in  good shape before starting to work  Repairing done promptly and  at reasonable cost  i  W. R GLENN & SON  Pendozi Street  Phone 150  FLOUR AT THE OLD PRICE  Pride of Alberta, 98-lb. sack - $3.20  Kelowna Poultry Association  A l the top in quality and the bottom ifi prices  It pays to belong to this Association.   Fee only $1.    We buy (or member* of  the  Association only, nothing but th; very best grade.  (The warehouse is near In: C.P.R. tracks' on Ellis Street) _  I Want to Say  that when we intimate that we Repair Leather Goods, we mean  EVERYTHING made  of  Leather���including Harness, Boots  and Shoes, Grips, Leggings, Belts, &c.  If it is made of Leather we can repair it  THOMLINSON, Harnessmaker  Phone - 347  WATER STREET  KELOWNA  Next door to 25c Store"  OK.LUMBER CO.,Ltd.  Are now completely  equipped to supply  all  your lumber needs.  We have a large stock of local and  coast  ROUGH AND FINISHING LUMBER  of high-grade quality and in splendid condition.  A complete line of l,v   '  DOORS. AND  WINDOWS  LATH AND SHINGLES THURSDAY, FEBRUAKY 17, 1916  ���KELOWNA   RECORD  PAGE FITS  ������    PROFESSIONAL AND    *��  ��       BUSINESS CARDS      **  BURNE & TEMPLE \  Solicitors,  Notaries Public  Conveyancers, etc.  KELOWNA, :: B.C  R. B. KERR  Barrister  and Solicitor,  Notary Public.  KELOWNA, :: B.C  E. G. WEDDELL  BARRISTER, SOLICITOR, and  NOTARY PUBLIC  9, Willie's Block   ���   Kelowna, B.C.  PIANOFORTE  MR.  HAROLD   TOD  BOYD  has resumed hia teaching classes and will  leceive  pupils  as  before in his studio-*:  ��� Trench Block, Kelowna.  P.O. box 374  -    P. W. GROVES -t  M. Can. Soc. C. E.  Consulting Cioll and Hydraulic  Engineer  B.C. Land Suroeyor  Surveys and Report, on Irrigation Work.  Applications for Water Liccii.es  KELOWNA. B.C  Dr. J, W. Kelson Shepherd  ENTIST  \ O. UOK I9.S Roods st  Corner Pendozi Street and  Lawrence Avenue.  JOHN CURTS  CONTRACTOR It BUILDER  Plana and Specifications Prepared  and estimates given for publicBuild-  ings.Town and Country Residences  JOHN CURTS, KELOWNA  PHONE No. 93  f    Orders^ for  Local  Scouts  *�� pheparbd-        KELOWNA  TROOP  Troop Firstl    Sell Last!  ���Orders by command {or week ending  February 26th, 1B18.  Duties: Orderly patrol lor week,  Wood Pigeons; noxt for duty, Babvers.  Parades.���The combined troop will  parade at the olub-room on Tuesday,  February 22nd at 1 p.m., (without  uniforms).  The patrol leaders will parade at  tho club room on Friday, February 25  at 7.30 p.m., without uniforms, for  instruction in bridge building.  Sergeant "Dug" Lloyd has very  kindly consented to havo another talk  with the Scouts at an early date, and  we oan aBSitre him that we shall eagerly look forward to this occasion.  - THE BOYS WHO ARE GOING  ���   TO WIN  You can tell by the lo���k on their faces,  As they take their place in the row,  And stand on the day of the races  And wait for the word to "Go"  Like greyhounds   they   strain   on   the  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's Auction Room  YOU   LI El  In the street of life, walking in the  darkness of the shadow, hungry old  Satan was out hunting with his dogs,  trie little imps of human weakness.  A man oame walking down life's  street. Satan said to the little imp,  with a bitter faoe: "Go get him for  me."  Quickly the imp crossed the street,  silently and lightly hopped to the  man's shoulder. In his ear he whispered': "You are discouraged."  "No," said the man, "I am not discouraged."  "You are discouraged."  'Iho m&n replied this time: "I do not  think I am."  Louder ami more decidedly the little imp said: "I tell you, you are discouraged."  The man dropped his head and replied: "Well, I suppose I am.".  The imp, hopping back t0 Satan,  said proudly: "I've got him, he is  disoouraged."  Amjther man passed. Again, old Satan said: "Get him for" me."  The proud little demon of discouragement repeated his tactics. The first  time that he said, "You are discouraged," the limn replied emphatically:  "No!"  The second time the man replied: "I  toll you I am not discouraged."   .  Tho third time he said: "I am not  disdouraged. You lie."  'file man walked down the street,  his he���d up, going toward the light.  The imp of disoouragement returned  to his master crestfallen, "I couldn't  got him. Threu times 1 told him he  was disoouraged. Thc third time he  called me a liar and that discouraged ra��."  MAKING TRENCHUS A HUGE. TASK  A French soldier with a taste for  statistics has calculated thc amount  of soil that has been moved in the  work ol trench making. There aro  about five hundred miles of first lino  trenches stretching from the North Sea  to Switzerland. And thero are five  or six linen of trenches upon oaoh side.  A total of ton lines of trenches op the  two sides would give a length abort  5,000 miles, and this has involved a  task of excavating twice as great as  that of the Panama Canal. And it  has all been done by hand labor with  military shovels, and much of it has  been done under firo und by men who  have to Work while lying on their  chests.  They are quick t0 be off, t0 begin;  They're the boys who will get to the  goal first���  The boys who aro going to win.  You know as if someone had told you,  When the day ol the prizes draws near  The boys who will go to tho platform,  And Have the hU&'a and the cheer.  When the all precious hours you were  trifling  And said that to work was ft 8m>  They were deep    in their books     and  their studies,  Tho boys who are going to win.  When tho troops take their place    in  . tho battle,  To see who will win in tho fray,  'Mid the    roars of the guns and    the  rattle,  There are those who nre sure of the  day.  They stund in    their ranks firm   and  steady,  Unmoved by tho roar and the din,  They're the men who'll be hailed    as  the victors���  The; men wh0 are going to win.  And life to each one is ��� battle,  And life to oaoh one is a race,  And someone must;bear off the prizes  And    stand iit    tho i vicior's   proud  place. .    ���  Would   you share    in the prizes    and  honor?  0, now is the time-t0 begin,  So put down your    name,  'mid    the  claimants to fame-  The boys who are going to win.  -Frank Ellis. B.0.1*.  ... ;  "A man is known by his works,"  declared the irrepressible reformer,  who was addressing.a large bud enthusiastic audience.  "Yours must be a gas works!"  shouted a rude uncultured person who  occupied a back seat.��� B.O.P.  "Sphinx."  THE GERMAN WAY  Tho brutal severity oi the German  military authorities is again exemplified in an apparently well authenticated story that has come to Canada  from the United States. A young  German had come over to Newt York  and established himself in business  some years ago. When the war broke  out he wrote his fiancee in Germany  c.hat he should return and join the  army, but ho would suffer great hiss  in a business way. She ropliod in a  short time advising him not to no; ���s  they both had brothers fighting nt  the front. As the war became more  desperate he wrote; again expressing a  still stronger inclination to return-  In reply came another letter from  the young ltt'lv again advising him not  to go. and stating that tho members  of both thoir families who wore in  the army, had been killed.  At tho bottom of tho letter was a  note from tho military authorities  stating that the writer 0f tho letter  had been executed that morning: for  treason in counseling a German not  to return to fight for his country.  Dr. C. M.Inglis, ��� Montreal pbyei-  oian who has just returned from England states that some German submarine orews, rather than submit to  capture by the British, committed suicide. Dr. Inglis ahid the British had  captured mora* than seventeen of Germany's largest submarines within the  last three months bringing tho total  submarines captured up to 69. Glass  bottom boats aie being used successfully in loogHng underwater vessels.  bl��l��lalalkl��1i<lkr.l��l��WMI��rtel��l��li?ril��Ta  a n  1 HOCKEY 1  m ' a  MnlnlstlnlnlnlsilMlMMMlMlnlnWIiibalsilniaB  The hockey game at Vernon last  night between a team representing  that^city and' a team pioked from the  ranks of the Kelowna 172nd overseas  foroes resulted in a victory for the  h0me team by the score of 7 to 3.  Tho ioe..*os in anything but good  condition and after a few minutes of  play was so badly out up and heavy  that combination play was almost  impossible because of their inability  to pass the puck along the ice. This  no doubt worked a groat hardship on  the Kelowna septotte a* they had  de|>ended to n great extent on their  combination work to pull them  through and had spont most of their  praotiop ol lato in working out a system of combination work, which, had  tho ico been in good condition we believe would have made a great difference in the looks of the score.  However, thiro is "no use crying  over spilt milk," the boys lost and  Vernon must be credited with having  played a strong game, and having  won out in a strenuous contest.  Dr. G. L. Campbell, who accompanied the local boys and intended  to take part in the game, for  some reason did not appear on the  line up but acted as referee.  Details of the play are lacking and  until the boys return tomorrow it  will not be known just what happened  to otlr boys on whom we depended for  a crushing defeat of our northern  neighbor.  The boys are go:ng on to Armstrong today, where if the ice will  permit they will cross sticks with the  town team there tonight.  ��lnl��lMl��l��l��l��l��l��lMli.lnlnl��l��l��IBTa  m a  B CRIBBAGE B  a a  [���lMl��l��l��l��lMl��lal��l��lalkl��l��l��l��l��l��l��liiliri.  Tho criHbage tournament whioh hhs  been in progress during the paBt week  at tho Club' Cigar Store has indeed  furnished some interesting and exciting games and much enjoyment to the  players.  The public, as well as thc players  have shown a keen interest in the  games and each night a large crowd  may be seen watching closely the play  of their favorites.. The contests So fat  ���have been comparatively even and  while some appear tn have a comfortable lead those who nre behind have  only played a fow games and have  still a good chance to pull up.  A small purse is being hung up for  tho winners of the tournament, but  from present indications it would indeed be hard to pick tho winner, and  it is safe to say thut. the race will  be a close one.  Following is, the standing tip to lttBt  night:  P      W       L    Pet.  Sergt. C. Hereron  and F.  Purdy .  K. Mathie and  Pte. A. Rogers .  C. Chappoll and  1). Butt   Sergt. J, Mills'nnd  Pte. B. Stephens  W. Wilson und  It. ThomaB . . .  H. Glenn and  G. Tntt .'   I.. Barrett and  Pte. 0. France" .  H. l.oe and  H. Burbank .  ..  IS      12       fi���.666  15      10       5���.666  15      10   .   6-.B66  -.144  7���.417  4���.333  2      10���.167  MONSTER FOGHORN'S  One of tho new monster logboms in  the United States lighthouse servioe is  capable of emitting n sound that ohn  be hoard twenty-five or thirty miles  at sea. It looks like half of a submarine boat, and a man of ordinary  stature can easily step into it.  Tho horns rival tho great brazen  ceremonial trumpets of the Uriatak-  hais in Mongolia, which, 10 feet in  length���and probably the largest ol  natural wind instruments���aro supposed to carry to tho farthest reaches of  thc heavens. Tho mechanical foghorn  makes u doleful sound, nnd in this it  is the big brother of the great Mongo  lian instrument, both of which are  intended to bring the good Hn(l ward  off the evil events.  The new foghorns are worked by  compressed air furnished by an engine  of from twenty to twenty-fivo (torso-  l��ower.  J. A. BIGGER  BUILDER AND CONTRACTOR  Eatiraatea Furniahed for all c!mm��  of work  *WWS��'S/\��'^^^��^"^'">��'N��"  The Local Branch  of the  Canadian  Patriotic  Fund  Are Looking for  Your Assistance  Are YOU  Making Any  Personal Sacrifice  to Help Things Along? PAGE SIX  KELOWNA   RECORD  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 1916  [ WANTED! )  FOR   SALE  FOR SALE.���The prettiest home hi  Kelowna will be sold very oheap nnd  on easy terms. Apply Box "E" lit-  cord.  WU.  FOR SALF..-1.) and 9-10 ACRES 081  land, 5    miles    from    Kelowna,    all  fenced,'Beaded to timothy and clover  Snap for cash. Apply I'. 0. Bom 251  Kelowna. l-t f  FOR SALE.���N, ff, l-SI'.CTION 11.  Township JIB, 160, heavily timber,d.  good roads, good oabln, lu miles  from n,wn. Money maker for wood  contractors. jSflOO oash. On Ccdnr  Crecli. Apply P, 0. Box 138, Kelowna. 12-8  FOR SALE.���ENGI.JSH PE1UMBU-  lator in lint class condition with  summer awn'ng. Apply Box "I''  Uecord. x  FOR SALE. -ONE 3-H0LE CAS  Stove, in first olaBB coutlitiou, used  a fow months only, can bo thoroughly tried out before you purchase,  in your own home, if in town. Will  sell very cheap for immediate dis  posal. Ring up 223, oi call tft B88  Bernard avenue or at  Record Office.  FOR SALE CHEAP.-A SURVEYORS  leveling instrument, nn oxtromsly  handy th'n: to h,' c lor running  your irrigation ditches jiikI Humes,  leveling up buildings or foundation*  lining in stakes, etc., oxtremoly aim-  pis in useand adjust. Il'ng up ��2!)  or call al 536 Bernard aVtnue, or  at   Record Cilice.  FOR .SALE OR EXCI1ANCE.-1U 11.11-  ing lot situated in the most desirable residential BQOtion ol Point  Grey, Vancouver. Will sell cheap  for cash, or exchange for slock or  farm property hi Kelowna. Apply  P.O.   Box   II.  Kelowna. . X  TO RENT  TO RENT, - ONE   OF KELOWNA'  best   homes, lurnishod,    on Bernard  avenue, for ��21) per month. Also live  room   house on Wilson avenue     to  $10 per month. Ap"lj  \V. II. Fleming  TO BENT.���30 ACRES l.\\l) NEAR  Woods Lake, or would work on  shares, In good cultivation, Irrigated, House on it- Apply Harvey,  Duggan   iV   Dnvies. 13-5p  SITUATIONS WANTED  PHONE MISS COOPER, 4404, IE VOL  want needlework done (lt your own  home. Hours HI a.m. to "> p.m.,  Moderate charges. Children's clothing a specialty. 12-lp  MISCELLANEOUS  WANTED TO EXCHANGE 160 acre  of land in Saskatchewan. Property  fenced, running water, good transportation, part plowtd, fair build  ings, lor stnull fruit farm. What of  tors.   Apply Box 284 Kelowna,    eVtHf  FOR SALE OR EXCHANCE.-16U  acres at South Okanagan. Have a  clear title, tree from all encumbrance,  taxes paid up. Would sell cheap for  cash of exchange for cattle. Apply  P. 0. Box 261. 1-tf.  WANTKD.-GOOI) FARM LANDS FOR  growing general produce (to ''e.nt) or  on ha'f-share basis. Apply o K.  Iwashith, care Japanese store. 11-4  HAY.���WE ARE BUYERS FOR CASH  f.o.b. your station. Quote price utvl  send part suiuple. John Idiens &  Son, Victoria. 10-3p  STRAYED ONTO MY PLACE ON IN-  tlian Reserve, one bull, yearling,  white, a'so pinto cow (no horns).  Owner can have same by paying expenses,   .las. Swyte. 11-14  EXCHANGE.- GOOD FORD DEL1V-  ery car for 'strong horse nnd demo  crat. What o'fliers? Apply P. 0. Box  132, Kelowna. 12-3  NOTICE  Persons found tak in { wood or cutting trees tin- the properties of the  South Kelowna Land Co. Ltd., or the  Kelowna Land & Orchard Co. Ltd.,  without authority will be prosecuted.  ]0-tf ,    W. G. BENSON, Mgr.  Ladies   Wishing   to   Order  SP1RELLA   CORSETS  can meet  MRS. J. H. OAVIISS  'in Room No. 1. Onk Hell Block, between the hours of 2:30 and 5:30 p.m.  on Saturday of each week, or oW  other day by appointment, 7tf  fe  %.;  m  NOTICE  "POUND DLS1K1C1  Ai.l "  Wheica.s   notice  hua been Jul)  given oj  the intention tu constitute the I llowinu  district us a pound district, undei the pro  visions   of   Section 3 ot   the " Pound Di��*  trict .Act,*' namely��� I lie following portion  of I'ownship lb, of Osoyooi Division ol  Vale OUtlicr, viz, th�� west half ui set-tiui  II,section 10, east half of sectitfn 9, < "*'  ialf t i section 16, thai pari of iecti< n 15.  ^ing south of Mission Cieek, and ilia  pan of section  14   lying west of Misiioi  iiecl .  An I whereas objecti in in the conjtitu  ion ol unci, proposed pound dial rid nai  leen icceivcd from more than eight pro  ��� licit" i of land within mid. proposed  listric! ;  Therefore, notice is hereby given tl-nt  the ti.. j-iriiy of the proprietors ol lam  within lb'* above-mentioned district mini,  within tidily days from the pokling am  lubliibing of this notice, forward to tin  ! Ion. Minister of Puisnca and Agricliltuu  heir petition1 in die form required by ��k  ion ** of tin* Act, or otherwise such pound  listrict will not be constituted.  Dat-d this Twelfth day of January, A.I ,  916.  A. C. FLUMERPBLT,  9-13 Minister of Finance an.l Agriculture.  Buff Orpingtons and  White Wysndottes  The. famous Barron .strain ii heavy egg  producers, Stock buds from the above  breeds at prices to suit llie limes  Hay For Sale  I imothy ami Clover and neatly straight  Clover I lay for Bale,  A. W. COOKE  P.O.     ox 663, Kelo,.'na. Nil  NOTICE OF ASSIGNMENT  Notice is "hereby given ..that Prank  Spalding Coatos, of Kelowna, in thu  province of British Columbia, hjtel  keeper, diuYon the 90th day oi January, lit 10, make an assignmentO unto  William Hunstone, of Kelowna aforesaid, Accountant, of all hia personal  property, real estate, credits ttnd of-  feeta which may be seized und .sold  under execution, situated in the Do  minion ol Canada, for the purpose of  Paying and satisfying all Ids creditors  L'ateably und proportionately and with  (iut preference or priority.     *  And notice is also hereby gi\��n thu!  a meeting of the creditors of the said  Prank Spalding Coatos will be held  at the Lakeview Hotel, in tho City of  Kelowna, B.C., on Thursday, tho 17th  duy of February, 1016, at ten o'clock  in thu forenoon, for the purpose of  giving direction^ with reference to the  disposal of the estate ���  AH persons having claims against  the said Frank Spalding C0ates are  required to forward particulars of the  same, duly verified, to the undersign  cd, William Hunstone, Kelowna, B> 0,  on ott> before the I st H day of March,  |!U0, after which dale the Assignee  will proceed to distribute th0 proceeds  of the estate among the parties tn  titled thereto, having regard only to  those claims of which he has then  received notice, flnd he will not be  liable for the assets or m ��� part thereof to any person of whose claims he  shall Hot have received n>tice befor.'  the Said date.  Dated ftt Kolowna, B.C., the 3rd  day o* February, 11*16.  WILLIAM HUNSTONE,  12-10 Assignee.  DISSOLUTION OF PARTNERSHIP  Notice is hereby given that the Partner*  alnp heretofore aui^iBtin^ between lis the  undersigned,  ��s grocers, in the City  of  Kel iwna, B.C., under the firm name of  Campbtll & Price, him this duy been dissolved by mutual consent, ���� <d and from  the hint day of February, 1916.  /,\ll debts owing to the said Partnership  are to be paid to D. D. Campbell, at the  City of K'dn.vnn, aforesaid,   by wh'-m the  business will still  be carried on, and all  claims against the said pailnrndiip arc to  be presented to tin; said D. D. Campbell,  by wlion* the same will be settled.  Dated at Kelowna. B.C., this I 7th day of  January,   1916.  D. D. CAMPBELL  W. T. E. PRICE  Save 50 p.c.  on your Boots and Shoes  Have them .repaired  Promptly,  Properly &  Cheaply  by   up-to-date   machinery  Frank Knapton  Rernard Avenue  wny move?  Canada's Patriotic Indians  Every town has some one store  where the loafers congregate to regulate the universe.  Every town bus a post ollice anl a  lot of folks who can call -��� for mail*  every, day an I never Lf��'t any.  Every town lv> �� horrible example.  He gets drunk, doesn't/*work, but his  wife .supports him and loves him with  a dug like fidelity no decent man Can  ever hope to receive.  Every town has its old skinflint who  discounts notes, buys up land, dresses  tike a tramp and won't get his wife a  new stove.  Every town has its champion liar,  who lies for praotloe when he cant  find anything e ���������   to       aoout.  Every town has q vicious tonguud  woman, who makos trouble as thu  sparks fly upward.  Every town ha* Its ullage atheist.  livery to^u liar* ii�� at'ffUer, vthoWiU  challenge any statement you may  make, and prove it's not so.  Every town has its tfggKng gins  who go over to the station about the  time the train is due and walk up slid  down thu platform with their arms  around eiich other.  Every town has its loud mouthed  citizen who can't talk without making  a noise like & megaphone.  I Every town has its leading citizen  who leads every committee .and always his a seat on the platform vhen  there is anything going on.  Every town has its nice, speak easy,  hnnd'shaking creature who tries to be  popular -vit}i everybody and whom nobody   likes.  J'.very town has its grouch-face who  is unfailingly confident the worst U  yet to come,  Kveiy town has a pToiip of mm who  know that the town is morally the  worst   in the province.  Every town has a man who never  wears a collar, and a" dude who pastes  down his hair and sports a pink-strip*  ed shirt.  Every town has its oaii particular  brand  of  fool.  Rverj i.iwn has its own particular  type "f religious cranes.  Every town has a man who laogbs  iko i n idiot at  his o\n wit.  livery town has its bully, who is  afraid lo death of his wife.  Every to n h is mi n an 1 women  why hate the place'and are .U'liy.  w i-h'n -  the,   lived  somewhere     else.  In other words, dvi ry town is as  chuck-full  of human  nature as    every  Oilier   town.  \\h\* m0ve?  That Canadian Indians hav�� survived the hardship caused by the adverse effect of the war on the fur  trade, and are facing difficulties this  winter with confidence, is a statement  which appears in the annual report of  tho Indian department, recently issued.  In agricultural and other pursuits  their earnings present a moat creditable showing.  I Ihe native population has remained  ; practically stable and health condi-  i lions have on the whole been good.  Ihe total value of agricultural products of Indian industry in 1910 was  81,813,610, and of real and personal  property, ��60,489,910,, of which M&r  765,011 is in lund. The total income  of the Indians is i6,927,594, a marked  decrease having taken place in the  amount enrned by hunting as a result of the. decline in fur prices.  Ihe Canadian Indians have during  the year given many instances of their  loyalty and their contributions to tho  date reported to patriotio funds have  totalled 810,016.  I anada's manner of administering  Indian affairs has proved a model to  the United States, a special commissioner, Mr. K. II. Abbott, secretary of  the board of Indian commissioners for  the United States," having recommended u number of fei tyres of Canadian  Indian law and administration to th<:  consideration of the I'nited States  authorities after making' a tour of  Indian agenoies in Canaan, Mr. Abbott is enthusiastic over the simplicity  and adoquaoy of Canadian regulations  for tho native races. His only point  of rritii'iyn. was regarding the difficulties surrounding the i n'ranchise-  men.   of  the   Indian   'n  Caii'da.  (TOP Villi  KICKTN*!  St,,p yer kickln' 'bout  ihe times;  Get ,t hustle on you;  Skirmish 'round and grab the dimes  I'f the dollars shun you.  Croak in' never bought a dress,  GrowlhV isn't In it;  Fix your peepers on success,  'I hen go in to  win  it.  Times is gettin' trood again���  ���     Try  to help them all you kin.  Don't get 'round with hanging' Hp  That  is sure lo floor you;  Try to get a better grip  Cn the work before y<>'i,  Put some gin. er in your words  When you greet a neighbor;  Throw your troubles to the birds,  Cri   right  down to labor,  'n' you'll notice every day  'things is eomin' right your way.  Stop yer kie!;in\ get u bold  Of the wheel and turn it;  You can never handle gold  ' I .ess yer I ry to cai'n 'd ���  Brush the cobwebs from yer eyes,  Stop yer durn repinin',  An' wni'U' notice that yer skies  Alius'11 bo shinin*.  If you hain't the nerve to try,  Sneak awav somewhere an' die.  We Buy Chickens  and Ducks  BEST PRICES PAID  t  Tin;' City  Parle   Restaurant  Abljull Sheet     -     Kslowna.  ���Yellow Globe Danver  ONION SEED  *  We have a limited quantity of Yellow Globe Danver Onion Seed which we  will sell to bona fide grow- .'  ers at $ 1.60 per lb. Cash  One Dollar and Sixty Cents  per pound   -   SPOT CASH  Tiie McKenzie Co., Ld.  Phone 214 Our motto: "Quality and Service"  PRINCE OK DKNMAUK WILL FARM  IX CANADA  i'riuco \ iggo, youngest sou o- i'rinco  iVuldemar ot Denmark, will come to  ��� anada shortly to bo educated in  practical {arming. Prince \ iggo, left  Denmark on January 13th and will  make a short lour oi the Lnitud  Mates before coming to Canada,  Ihe Prince, who will travel incognito, will remain In Canada for several years. lie is -- years old. His  family is regarded as the most democratic branch ul European royalty.  Uis oldest brother, i'rinco Aage, was  married to a daughter ot a former  Italian minister at Copenhagen. The  second brothel', Prince, Axel, is woll  known as nn aviator. 'Ihu third brother, Prince Lrilv, is u practical farmer, lie worucd u (arm in Lngland  lust year, for thu purpose of studying  linglish methods of cattle broed.ng.  His only sister, Princess Marguerite,  took thu degree of bachelor ot arts  last your. IShe served as a nurs^i for  several months, oaring for British soldiers, until ber work was interrupted  by illness.  LIFE INSURANCE) FIGURES  it is estimated that about ono person in lour ot the entire population oi  the I nlted States and Canada carries  life insurance. Many carry moro than  one policy, so that the entire number,  of policies Inorease in number and in  amount much more rapidly than does  the population, for about two and a  half million policies are added each  year, and the increase in amount  would double the total in less than  ten years, flhe security oi this vast  business is in the onsets of tho companies concerned, amounling to no  less than five and a quarter billions  of dollars. This is a triumph of modern thrift. '  TIUNS-ATLANTIC AEROPLANE  SERVIOE  IN  TWKNTY.  YEARS  KELOWNA-WEST BANK  STEAM FERRY  ������������3MB��aasgHHHBBi��ravnnnF3Y  Owing to the freezing  of the lake the Ferry  Service will be discontinued until further notice.  In an article in the London Daily  ISxpresa, Claude Grahame-Whito fore-  I casts that, twenty years hence, there  I will l}e u regular trans-Atlantic flying  'service, whereby it will be possible to  journey by a giant aeroplane from  London to New York in fifteen hours.  Jle says that tho aeroplane of the  future will be a m' ny-engined machine  by which tho risk of a mechanical  breakdown will bo reduced almost to  tho vanishing point.lt will have wide  spread and multiple planes;, its horsepower will be reckoned in tho thousands instead of hundreds, and a speed  of 200 miles an hour will bo attained.  Mica in stoves may be made hB good  as now by cleaning it in vinegar and  salt.  J. BAYLIS  PRACTICAL GARDENER  Pruning, Lawns and all Garden  Work done  Write c.o. Poll Office  Kelowna  "en  Wh  of  en in nee  d  Printing  HKDBBBHaaHHaHHSKMHlB^BB  of any  description,  call in at  �� ��  .the  Record  ..     ���ftw.iwr.   Job Printing  Department  and we will  be pleased to  give you  any assistance in  the preparation  of copy, &c.-  i  7


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