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 M  VOL. IX.   NO. 40.  ftanrfo  **^kw  KELOWNA BRITISH COLUMBIA, THURSDAY. AUGUST 23, 1917.-4 PAGES  Victoria. B.C.  $1.50 Per Annum  Bank Protests  Against Aldermen's  Council However Declines to  Take Hint���No Tenders  Yet For Wood  The payment of a remuneration  or indemnity to the city aldermen  for their services was again the subject of consideration at Monday  morning's regular meeting of the  council. The matter arose owing  to a letter from the manager of the  Bank of Montreal advising that he  had noticed in the press that an  item of $1,000 was included in  the published estimates of expenditure for the year, and requested  that if it was the intention of the  council to divert funds for that  purpose he be notified as such a  payment would alter the conditions  under which the standing credit of  $40,000 for current expenses was  established, and no further advances could be made until the matter had again been submitted to  the general manager.  In the discussion which followed  the reading of this letter it was recalled that the final arrangements  for this credit were made by the  Finance committee with the then  acting manager, Mr. E. J. Cochrane  who clearly understood that the  council would be paid their indemnity f : the current year, and advanced $10,000 on such understanding. The cleric was instructed  to bring this fact to the attention  of the manager of the bank.  A letter was read from Mr. W.  Harvev claiming discount on his  monthly rates on the ground that  hia cheque was placed in the post  office between eight and nine  o'clock on the evening of the 15th  although it had been stamped with  the postmark of the 16th. The  discount amounting to $19150 was  allowed.  Messrs. Burne & Weddell wrote  in reference to the city's liability to  prevent electric light wires and  trees interfering with the Okanagan Telephone Co.'a wire*. The  clerk was instructed to advise the  telephone company that where the  light wires had been placed subsequent to the installation of the  telephone wires the city would  make any necessary changes when  called upon to do so by the In  spector of Electrical Energy, but  where the telephone line was the  later installation the city would expect the Telephone Company to  make the changes. It was also  decided to advise the company  that the city was looking after the  pruning ot treea growing .in the  public street*.  Messrs. H. T. Boyd, L. Hayes  and R. D. Sullivan waited on the  council to instal a hydrant at the  intersection of Long street and  Cadder avenue, and also to place  a street light at the intersection of  Cadder avenue and Abbott street.  It was decided to accede to the  first request for the fire hydrant  and to obtain estimates for the  cost of extending the lighting system to the foot of Cadder avenue.  The clerk reported that no tenders had been received for the supply of cordwood for the power  house.  Aid. Harvey reported that as  soon as he could procure the services of a qualified engineer it was  his intention to have the steam roller put to work on Pendozi street.  By-laws for the procuring of a  further temporary account, and  for the fixing of the tax rate were  also read.  Rutland News  (From sar owa antrtstnaaaaat).  The Rev. and Mrs. Griffiths left  Monday morning for a visit to  Ladysmith. ,  Ewart Hardie and " Lish " Monford went to Vancouver Friday.  The next meeting of the Girls,  Enterprize Club will be at Mrs.  Fords house.  Earl Hardie, Milton Burt, and  L. Wanless went up the mountain  Saturday last and came back with  a nice string of fish.  Miss Joy Flemming had twelve  little members of her primary  Sunday School class up to her  home last Tuesday, and gave them  a good time.  A runaway automible is not a  common sight in Rutland but we  understand that one did take a  notion a few days ago to continue  its journey ofter the owner had got  out. It landed in the ditch however,  and had to be assisted out by a  team.  Some complaint is being made  about the number of cattle roaming at large in the Rutland district.  It is particularly noticeable this  year as feed being scarce along the  roads the fences are being badly  broken by the hungry animals.  Rutland is about the only district  now without a pound law.  Mr M. G. Clever of Milo, Iowa,  came in this morning on a visit to  his brother at Rutland. Mr. Clever  with his family came as far as the  prairies by automobile, a journey of  seven or eight days, during which  time they camped on the road, and  ignored the shelter of the hotels.  Miss Annie Gay gave a verv  pleasant social evening to the girla  of her class yesterday evening.  Earlier in the evening there were  games and music on the lawn followed by a supper. Excepting  minor accidents like the loss of a  heel, a dislocated knee, sprained  ankles, Sec, a pleasant time was  had. We understand that next time  Miss Gay's class meets it is the  intention to have an ambulance  on hand. They certainly do get  ' 8ay' (ouch!)  Miss Rlanch Ford and her Sunday school class went out Thursday  to Mission Bridge for a picnic.  They had a most enjoyable time  visiting the head gate and playing  various games, including baseball  It was while they were enjoying a  dip in the cooling waters of the  creek that some -hungry young  man, alaat visited the lunch baskets,  and as a result the girls had to be  put on war rations.  Big Liberal Convention at Winnipeg  This convention it still the talk of  the  Dominion.   The picture shows  Hon. A. L. Sifton   (left), Premier of Alberta and Hon. J. C. Brewster,  Premier of British Columbia, in consultation.  Big Price Paid For Holstein  Canadian breeders from Alberta  have closed a deal with Oliver  Cabana, jr., for the purchase of  Albiha Josie King, a son of Albina  Josie, for $25,000. They also took  two yearling daughters of Ray  Apple Horydyke for $5,000 each.  The three animala will form the  nucleus of a Holstein herd in the  northwest.  o   The Sunday boat service will be  commenced on Sunday for the first  time thia summer. The regular  passenger schedule will bs run.  PERRY-BARR  The^marriage of Mr. William  Warren Perry, son of Lieut.-Col.  and Mrs. John Perry, of Kelowna,  and Miss Lillian Olive Barr, daughter of the late Lieut.-Col. James  Barr and Mrs. Barr, was solemnized at the bride's home in Montreal  on July 24th. The ceremony was  performed by the Rev. W. D. Turner. The bride, who was given  away by her brother-in-law, Mr. J.  McFaul, wore a white crepe-de-  chene gown with trimmings of  Georgette crepe. She carried rosea  and sweet peas, and was attended  by two flower girla���her nieces,  Misses Eileen McFaul and Shirley  Hamilton, who carried baskets of  sweet peaa. The Wedding March  was played by Misa Evelyn Hamilton, a niece of the bride. Mr. and  Mrs. Perry will reside on Glenn  avenue on their return from the  coaat.  Mean Swindle Tried.  on Kelowna Girl  Fake Telegram Dodge However Fails to Work  Miss Lily Patterson, who is at  present staying with her uncle Mr.  J. T. Bell, of Indian Head, recently  had a somewhat interesting experience, which incidentally reveals  about as' mean a scheme for getting monej as we have ever heard  of.  One afternoon, as she was sitting  in the house, a man came to the  door to deliver a telegram addressed to Miss Patterson, and purporting to have come from Kelowna.  The message was brief but sufficiently distressing: " Accident.  Come at once. Mrs. Patterson,  Kelowna," There was a charge to  be collected of $3.50.  Though feeling that there was  something queer about the telegram  Miss Patterson would have paid  the charge at ence but for the fact  that ahe could not make the  change. The man, however, obligingly agreed to call later when her  uncle had returned.  In the meantime suspicions of  the genuineness of the telegram  had increased and it was agreed  to pay a visit to the C.P.R. office  to make inquiries. The clerk there  fcund that no such message had  come through that office, and that  moreover, the message was written  out in such a way as to stamp it as  a fake, and it was arranged to lay  a trap for the ingenious rascal.  That evening a phone message  came to the house that the bogus  messenger was anxious to collect  the money due on the wire. Mr,  Bell answered the phone and invited him to come up at once and  get the money. In the meantime  a detective in plain clothea had  arrived at the house and witnessed  the handing over of the money to  the unsuspecting swindler. He  waa thus caught red-handed and  as a result will have twelve months  in jail to think up a better way of  making a living.  David Reith is Latest  Victim of the War  Kelowna Family Had Three  Members in Trenches  Mrs. Reith, of Woodlawn, is this  week mourning the loss of her eldest boy David, news of whose  death at the front was intimated  a few days ago. The young man  who was barely twenty-one years  of age, left for the old country  shortly before the war broke out,  and when the first call came for  volunteers for Kitchener's army he  eiilistcd with the Gordon Highlanders. For some time he was  engaged as drill sergeant in Kent,  but later was drafted over co France  with his regiment. He thus had a  long experience of the hardest  fighting before he finally gave up  his life in the cause. He waa a fine  type of soldier, and a typical specimen of the unbeatable Highlander.  While in Kelowna he was employed for some time at the Bankhead  Ranch.  The Reith family has contributed heavily to the war, the father  and two sons having enlisted from  the one household. Mr. Reith, snr.  and a younger son George both  went overseas with the 172nd and  have both seen service at the front.  The former is now invalided over  to England while the latter is still  at the front. The family came to  Kelowna about aix vears ago from  Aberdeenshire.  No Chance of  Starving England Out  Optimistic Speeph by Premier  Lloyd George  Premier Lloyd George, speaking  in the House of Commons, said  that this lime last year the wheat  in the old country amounted to  51,840,000 bushels and that now  it is 68,000,000 bushels. The stock  of oats and barley, he declared also  was higher.  Mr. Lloyd George said the  acreage under cultivation showed  an increase of a 1,000,000 acres.  If the harvest weather were good,  the condition of food supplies  would be. very satisfactory. The  Premier added that there has been  an increase in the sugar reserve.  "The government has come to  the conclusion," the Premier said,  that with reasonable economy  there is no chance of starving England out."  The admiralty plans for dealing  with submarines have been increasingly successful.  The British Premier said that in  the single month of April 560,000  gross tons of shipping were lost  through Tuetonic submarines. In  July the total tonnage lost went  down to 320,000 gross tons. This  month there was a substantial improvement over that of July.  The losses since the commencement of Germany's unrestricted  submarine warfare were under  250,000 tons net a  month.  The Premier said : "Germany  now is hardly able to hold her  own���not even that."  With the co-operation of  America, the Premier said, their  would be sufficient tonnage for all  of 1918 and if necessary, 1919.  Although tonnage has decreased  during the last year, he added more  goods have been carried from overseas.  German figures on losses of  Allied shipping by submarine attacks are exaggerated by 40 per  cent., according to Allied navies  admirals at their recent conference  in Paris.  Mrs. Knox and children left  Monday for Montreal. Their trip  east will probably be for several  months. Dr. Knox accompanied  them as far aa Vernon, returning  the following day.  Now that the shooting season is  approaching it might perhaps be  aa well to remind those who do go  forth with a shot gun that no permission has been given to shoot  pheasanta in this district. These  birds have certainly increased  much of late years and ��� some day  may afford good sport, but to allow  them to be shot at present would  simply mean their extermination.  Stop Trading in Futures  Trading in wheat for future delivery will cease on all' grain exchanges in Canada on August 31,  it has been ordered by the Board  of Grain Supervisors for Canada.  Miss Jeanie Ritchie is spending  a holiday at the coast this week  Serg. Finch returned to Kamloops Monday.  Di. Gaddes and his daughter  Bessie left yefterday for San Diego.  They will be absent for sometime.  Word haa been received from  Mr. W. E. Adams that his youngest  brother, Coleman, has been killed  at the front.  Plugging Report Sheds No  New Light  The report of the commission  appointed to enquire into the  famous Macdonald plugging Scandal at the Vancouver by-election  was submitted to the House last  Friday.Apparently nothing new has  been unearthed, and the position  is much the same as before.  It sets forth that there was an  elaborate scheme of personation at  the famous February by-election,  that it was designed on behalf of  M. A. Macdonald, but that there is  no evidence to show who the people were who financed the men  who carried out the scheme in  which J. T. Scott, H. H. Pearce,  Peter Annance and Monty White  are declared to be implicated. Except for the Scott confession, rejected as testimony against anybody  but Scott himself, there waa no  evidence adduced, says the commissioners, showing that the Liber  al candidate had any knowledge  of or connection with the illegal  practices.  Big Eastern Munition  Plant Blows Up  Shakes Surrounding Country  Like Earthquake  A series of terrific explosions  occurred lest week-end at the big  powder plant of Curtis & Harvey  Co., Ltd., at Dragon, between Montreal and Ottawa resulting in a  heavy loss of life. The effect of  the explosions was felt over six  miles away, where manv windows  were broken, people fearing an  earthquake had taken place.  There are over 600 men on the  payroll of the plant, though only  about. 150 were at work when the  disaster occurred. Forty houses  at Dragon ��� are reported to have  been destroyed.  . It is stated that when the first  explosion occurred most of the  employees fled for cover and as  explosions continued making the  vicinity one of great danger the  majority have not returned. Passengers on a C.P.R. train which  passed the scene placed the death  roll at 20, but definite figures are  unobtainable.  The cause of the first explosion  was machinery overheating in the  nitric acid room which took file,  the flames rapidly spreading to  other buildings, explosions occurring about every five minutes.  German Ships Damaged  In Engagement  An engagement between British  and German scouting ships in  which one German destroyer and  several mine sweepers were damaged severely was reported by the  admiralty Saturday. ,  The biggest type of British vessels engaged in scout work took  part in the fight, when they came  upon the enemy. The British  opened fire on the German destroyer, damaging her, but she  escaped as did the mine sweepers  the destroyer was convoying, Several of the latter were damaged.  Cerman submarines were also  engaged in the fight, the admiralty  statement said. The -fight took  place Thursday morning. The admiralty added : " During the scouting opeiations we were unable to  follow the destroyer and mine  sweepers owing to a mine field.  The engagement took place in the  German bight. During the engagement submarines attacked our  light forces also. After this second  action we were undamaged.  The Germans for some time past  have been sending mine sweepers  into the North Sea from Heligoland, under escort of destroyers.  They have been sighted several  times by British patrol war vessels,  but this is the first clash reported.  This diligence of the Germans in  their mine-sweeping work has given  rise to speculation in England as  to whether the enemy intends to  come out again."  Visiting American  Dies in Hospital  Contracts Typhoid on Trip  From California  Frank Gilley, an American from  California, who had come up for  the season as a box maker for the  fruit season, died in hospital last  Friday. The young fellow, who  was only 33 years of age, arrived  in Kelowna two weeks ago. The  day after he arrived he complained  of feeling ill, indeed, he said he  had been more or less unwell  during the whole of the journey  north. Upon consulting a doctor  it was discovered that he was suffering from typhoid, and was immediately despatched to the local  hospital.  In spite of the utmost care, however, he got gradually worse and  expired Friday last.  Messrs. Stirling & Pitcairn, for  whom Gilley waa to have worked,  as on previous occasions, at once  communicated with his relatives  and on their behalf took charge of  airangements for shipping the remains back to Gilley'8 native place  at Rogersville, Tennessee, which  waa done Monday.  Gilley had the reputation of  being one of the most expert box-  makers in the trade.  Mr. Locke of Fumerton fit Co.  left yesterday for the coast, where  he will spend a short holiday.  Miss Alice and Flora Perry were  passengers to Vancouver yesterday.  There haa been an unusual exodus of Kelowna people to Vanr.ou  ver on during the last few days,  taking advantage of the cheap  excursion rates which prevail at  exhibition time. On Friday last  between thirty and forty were issued, and since then each day has  seen a little group of excursionists  [leaving on the boat.  Must Pay Double Taxes  Local tax-payers have been con-  sierably shocked to receive notices  calling for the payment of their  usual taxes all over again. This ia  the result of the "Surtax Act,"  which exactly doubles the regular  taxes. It was one of the many devices of the present government  for increasing the provincial revenue.  The police and military in Ireland are seizing all rifles and arms  from the unauthorized volunteer  corps in Ireland both in the north  and south. Raids have been made  and arms seized in Belfast, Cork,  Armagh, Dublin ond many other  places.  Twenty-two thousand acres of  land in the Ochoco Valley, central  Oregon, will be irrigated, work  starting on the project within the  next twenty davs. $900,000's worth  of bonds have been underwritten  to finance the project, and a contract for the construction of a $300,-  000 dam and the first section of  the main canal was signed this  week with Twohy Bros. -������  ^  PAGE TWO  KELOWNA  RECOaB  Thursday, August 23rd, 1917  s s s s.ss s s> s ������ �������������t-i nisi" ���  ���*    PROFESSIONAL AND    **  ��       BUSINESS CARDS      **  BURNE & WEDDELL  Barrister,  Solicitors and  Notaries Public,  B. C. Weddell.    ���   John F. Burne.  KELOWNA, B.C.  R. B. KERR  Barrister  and Solicitor,  Notary Public.  KELOWNA.  B.C  PIANOFORTE  MR.  HAROLD  TOD   BOYD  has resumed his teaching classes and will  receive   prrpils   as   before  in  his  studio-  Trench Block, Kelowna.  P.O. box 374  LAWRENCE BLACKNELL  Organist and ChoirmMtei St. Michael At All Angels'  Church, is praporcd to receive pupils for  Voice Production and  Pianoforte  Retidence 216, Burne Ave,        Phone 223  JOHN CURTS  CONTRACTOR rV BUILDER  Plans and Specifications Prepared  and estimates given for publicBuild-  ings.Town and Country Residences  JOHN CURTS, KELOWNA  F. W. GROVES  M. C��n. Soc. C. E.  Consulting Cioil and Hydraulic  Engineer  B.C. Land Suroeyor  Surveys and Reports on Irrigation Work,  Applications for Water Licenses  KELOWNA. B.C.  CLIFFORD G. BUCK  INSURANCE BROKER  Life, Accident, Sickness, Fire, Automobile,  Burglary,  Fidelity Guarantee  Specializing in insurance, therefore service  to the Assured  Phones 217 & 216 Room I.Lcchic lilh.  KELOHKNH RECORD  PnMithad twry Thursday at Ksteima,  ���rttlssi OahimUa  JOIN LEATBLEY  Editor and Proprie*tn-  Orders for  Local  Scouts  SUBSCRIPTION  RATES  fl.SO   par   voor;   70o..   six   months.  GnlUd  State* 10 oanU addition*.!.  All autiacriptiona  Dftvoblo in advatvn  Subscriber! at the rMnlar n.t�� o��n h��v#  aitra papert mailed to Mends at a dlatanoa  at  HALF RATE, I.e.. 7ft oenta v*t vmt.  Thli s Dec la I iirlvllflK* ii granted lor tho  uurpoM ot advertiitOir the ritv  <iod district.  ADVERTISING RATES  I.OIMIK NOTICES. PROPESSIONAli CARDS.  ETC.. :.r> ranti per column tnoh Dtr wtrt.  LAND AND TIMBER NOTICE8-80 -lay.. IV  r.n davt 17.  WATCH  NOTICES-S9 lor  live  Inwrtiom.  I.KtlAl, ADVERTISINQ-Flrtt Iniertlon. 12  oeoU per liat; each mbMauent Insertion "  wnta  per  tine.  CLASSIFIED ADVERTISEMENTS -2 rwnti  per word lint IttMrtlon, 1 omit par word  ��aoh  mibRttuuent Ituwrtlou.  DISPLAY ADVERTISEMENTS - Two Inrim  and under. 60 wtta per Inoh (irat iniertion  ovar two Inchea 40 centa per inoh firnt Iniertion; 20 centa per loch each aabataaent  inaertion.  All channel in contract advertiMmenti mum  be in the banda of the printer by Tuntdav  evening to nn��iire publication in tht next  laiue.  Dr. MATHISON  Dentist  KELOWNA   ::   B.C.  Kelowna Dairy  is supplying a high-grade  quality of  Milk and Cream  Having   gone  into the  dairy  business we want your trade,  and are prepared to give you  good service  NORMAN DAY - Prop.  G. W. CUNNINGHAM  AUCTIONEER  and  General Commission  Merchant  (Successor to J. C. Stockwell)  Second ��� Hand Goods  Bought or Sold on  Commission  Flour and Feed Always  in Stock  Next to the C.P.R. wharf,  Kelowna  Japan Rice  As an 'deal food Rice can  not be surpassed, and in  times like these especially,  when the cost of living is so  high, it will profit you to use  this highly - nutritious food  more extensively.  1 ry our newly-arrived.clean  highly-polished Rice.  The Japanese Store  Phone 112  B.C. Prohibition Act  Becomes Law  The suspense which has been  hanging over the province for  some months regarding the fate of  Prohibition was ended on Friday  laat when the B.C. Prohibition Act  Commencement Act" received the  final assent of the Lieutenant-Governor, after having been passed by  the legislature. The original bill  was voted upon by the electors of  the province last September and  approved by a large majority. The  story of the subsequent taking of  the soldiers' overseas vote, and the  extraordinary attempt of the liquor  interests to manipulate that vote,  an attempt which must have cost  hundreds of thousands of dollars,  and which very nearly succeeded,  is well known.  The "Commencement Act"  which lias just been passed consisted of certain amendments rendered necessary by the delay, and  which fixes the date for the coming  into force of Prohibition at October 1st.  Thus on October I st every bar,  brewery and distillery in this province will close its doors so far as  the sale of liquor within the province is concerned. Breweries and  distilleries may ship to points outside the province, if they can find  a market; consumers may import,  unless the impending amendments  to the Doherty Act in the Dominion House prevent importation into  a dry province, as seems likely-  The province, however, under Sections 91 and 92 of the B. N. A. Act  has no power to interfere with in-  terprovincial trade.  The vending of liquor will be  carried on by Government officers,  who will have no interest in its  sale. They may aell under the following heads: For mechanical or  scientific purposes, ten gallons,  To druggists, five gallons. To physicians, two quarts. To dentists,  one pint. To veterinary surgeons,  one gallon, To superintendents of  hospitals for hospital use, to ministers of the gospel for sacramental  purposes, and to any one for medicinal purposes. All these are safeguarded by limitations as to doctors' prescriptions, etc.  The administration of the Act  will fall to the provincial police,  and the records o( sales are to be  constantly open for police inspection, and monthly returns are to be  made to the department. No  liquor may be consumed on the  premises; it must be sold for cash  and only between the hours of 7  a.m. to 6 p.m., closing at 5 o'clock  Saturday night. Clubs are prohibited from carrying liquor or selling it.  There are wide powers of search,  and the onus of proof as to sales,  prescriptions, etc., is on the accused. The percentage of alcohol in  beverages sold under the prohibitions of this act is two per cent,  proof. It does not apply to vinegar  cider, or denatured alcohol,  ���M PBEPARED-      Kelowna Troop  Troop First |   Sell Last  Edited by Pioneer. Aug. 21st, 1917  We reprint the following article  from last month's Headqunrter's  Gazette, written by a former Scout  Master and now Lieutenant on  active service :-  The "Awkward" Years  Sometimes at the end of a long  march, or at the close of a busy  day, as I lie awake in dug-out, barn  or billet, there comes before my  mind's eye the vision of a whole  army of boys, the scouts whom I  left behind in England. I see their  faces as plainly aa though they  were really with me, and the remarkable fact about these faces is  that they are all lit up with a smile.  My memory of these happy,  healthy youngsters is quickened by  a bundle of letters which lies in  one of the capacious pockets of my  war-stained tunic, and which seem  to me to be a sort of passport to  the heartsof men.  It is nt new thing that the smile  of a Scout is a smile which "won't  wash off." It is part of his inherit-  as a scout, and when fust he puts  on the scout kit he puts the smile  on with it. But it is always  known thing and one to be deplored, that there so often comes a day  when the smile wanes, and when  the sunshine of the morning seems  to have passed away. There comes  a day - generally it arrives during  what are known as the awkward  years - when the gay laughter of  boyhood seems to grow dimmer or  to change into something which is  almost a jeer.  These so-called "awkward"  years form an epoch in the bn> s  life, and to my mind seem lr be  be the most important years of all.  1 recall the words ol Walt Whitman  when he likens a boy's life that of  an "imn ortal young sailor, vovag.  ing, voyaging, voyaging." The  early years of a boy's life are an  adventure. His craft is steered  through the quite sunny waters of  childhood. But there comes a day  to most boys when they feel that  they have lost the rudder and that  they are adrift.  I do not think we always realize  what this "rudderless" sensation  means to a boy. It comes upon  him all at once. A feeling of approaching manhood is plunged  upon him, and he welcomes its advent bv smoking cheap cigarettes,  walking out with girls and buying  colored socks. He leaves school;  he (as often as not) gives up scouting ; he goes blindly into the world  to earn his living. He n.eets- well,  we all know too well what emissaries of Hell still prowl abont in  cities and towns. He becomes too old, too  proud, to go to hit Scoutmaater and ask  for advice. As a scout he had little to  fear. Life wat too buty. When he went  to bed, tired out by healthy exercise, the  imp who sat at the end of hit bed beckoned to him in vain, hia thoughts were in  the open fields among the heather, the  gorte, and the young rabbitt. Hit detirea  centered on the next proficiency badge,  Emerson says that "we are never without  a pilot.*' Nor are we. But there are times  when we are too big, too proud to seek a  pilot. We prefer to drift on by ourselvet  even though our coune be a down one.  1 have tpoken of that day when to  many boyt lota their smile, and with it the  grace and charm of boyhood. There are  tome, of eourte, who never lote that smile  or that charm, whose laughter it never  turned to scoffing at women, religion,  or to laughing down the ladder by which  they themtelvet have ascended. Knowledge of certain facta, torrow, disappointment, all tend to drown the laughter of  childhood. It is through these years of  doubt and grotesque awkwardness that  tcouting can do to much for a boy.  (To be concluded next   week.)  STUDY ONE'S OWN FARM  L   -  Mis Differ and General Advloa la Not  Inough ��  Tha soil Is the farmer's capital���  Ms workshop. Upon It Is founded tha  whore business of farming, and upon  Us fertility will depend In large nieat-  ure the success of the farmer's operation*!. Too often It It not given tht  proper care Dor Is sufficient Intelligence exercised In Us use.  The plant derives certain substances  neoeetary to Its development trom the  soil; the most Important of these are  nitrogen, phosphoric acid and potash.  The farmer should know whether his  soil contains tlieto in sufficient quantities to meet the requirements of a  maximum' crop providing food cultivation It given, or It he Is not getting  satisfactory yields, he should And the  cause. No two farms have been  treated and cropped in past years In  Sxaotly tha name way, which means  bat even adjoining farms may be entirely different so far as soil requirements are concerned. To bring It up  to a state of profitable productiveness  one farm may need a rotation different from the other or a different fertilising treatment.  Bulletins, books, experts and governments help the farmerB In many ways,  but they cannot be expected to furnish every detail In a manner to lit  his every need. Tbe farmer himself  should learn what his crops require,  learn what his soil contains, learn  yt\tt 1; lacking In his soil, learn how  to supply the deficiencies, and then  he may safely lock for Increased yields  and greater nroflu It involves study,  but the farmer must work out many  of his own problem,* on Ills own farm  under his own co.idlvlons, by trial, by  test, and by experiment.  PRODUCE NEW MAIZE  Indian Showing Ability to Raise Grain  on Arid Lands  The Indians have .iven the white  man a new kind of inalze, whioh will  go another long stfp toward producing food. The great arid desserts of  the west havo been considered negligible so far as ureas fit for the production of food cropB without expensive Irrigation.  Tt�� I'uubln Indians ot Colorado  have learned to raise a peculiar kind  of maize which will resist drouth.  This new kind of maize Is planted by  the Indians as deep as 18 Inches iu  the ground. It sends forth a single  pool which penetrates deeply Into the  soil, finally reaching low enough levels  to bring moisture to the plant.  By reason of peculiar formation tills  Iplant is able to pusli Its way up  through 18 Inches of hard, dry desert  |soil and find the light. Because of  [the absolute aridity no weeds or other  'vegetation seek to crowd out the plant  land therefore It bears quite freely.  By puttiug all the energy into a single  !root, the Pueblo Indian maize is enabled to reach moisture and give life  to the plant on tbe surface.  WONDERS OF NATURE  i-~r=- '    MAKE PERFECT  '       ���-       ~��� BREAD  (���It^jggiijp  CAKES ��P  MADE  IN CANADA1  W.'/t) n * :WirlVeTJi!7J.V4'* itflt3"0  EXPERIMENT WITH  GRASSHOPPERS  Demonstrate Successful Method of Control*  An experiment was performed  by Mr. Ben Hoy recently on the  ranch of Mr. Cushing, Glenmore,  on the control of grasshoppers,  Judging by lhe number destroyed  the results doubtless will prove of  great value to orchardista in the  vicinity who are troubled with  these pests.  Use has been made of the so-  called "Kansas" formula, which  has proved of great value in the  western States and Canada. This  consists of 20 lbs. of bran. I lb. of  Paris Green, J gal, of cheap grade  molasses, 3 lemons and enough  water to moisten thoroughly without making it soggj.  This mixture is best made in the  following manner: Mix the dry  bran and Paris Green together in  a tight box, chop up the fruit finely  and mix with the syrup and water,  then combine the two.  Thia quantity of mixture ahould  be scattered broadcast over the  affected area and should be sufficient to treat from 4 to 5 acres. It  is better To apply thia mixture in  the early morning before the grasshoppers start feeding. If this procedure is followed two or three  times during the course of the summer the loss from these insects will  be decidedly lessened.  The cost of material for each application does not exceed 30c per  acre and it does not require more  than a quarter of an hour to scatter  the application over an acre. This  low cost and the small amount of  labor required will doubtless ap  peal to growers in this locality.  ���nail  Can   Live  Indefinitely  Without  Inhaling Air  It Is a fact that while tlie common  ���nail has lungs, heart, aud a general  circulation, being In every respect an  ilr-breathlng creature, it is. nevertheless, able to live Indefinitely without  Inhaling the least bit of air. Experl-  mtnts have clearly demonstrated that  any or all of the usual life conditions  may be removed In the case of the  snail without terminating its exist-  ence or indeed impairing its functions.  Ths snail retreats into Its shell on the  approach of frosty weather, and causes  tne opening or mouth of-its shell to  be hermetically sealed by a secretion  of silky texture absolutely Impervious  to air and water. In this condition,  therefore, It Is plain that tlie little  oreature Is deprived of three of tlie  lour elements of life air, water and  nourishment.  Fire Caused By Snow  A snowstorm has been known be  tore now to start a fire. A farmer  living In a rural part of Belgium placed a quantity ot quicklime near a  shed on his farm, and left It there all  night. In tbe. courae of the night  snow fell on to the lime, and the heat  thut developed became so great that  It set the thed on fire, completely destroying It and Its contents.  How to Work Corn Land  Cultivating corn level, not ridging  or hilling soil round the stalks, saves  moisture and adds to the yield, induing exposed a greater surface from  which soil moisture can evaporate,  and at the same time com roots are  out oft by the cultivator.  Baby Powder  Careful mothers know that baby's  skin needs something better than  ordinary Talc, to protect the tissue.  Johnson's Baby  Powder  is the mother's safeguard, having  had its origin in the medical  profession. Its purity, antiseptic  properties and dainty fragrance recommend it to all the family.  Price 25c  P.B.WilliMCo.  REXALL DRUGGISTS  Phone 19        Kelowna, B.C.  AUCTIONEER  I have had over 21 years' experience in the Auctioneering business,  particularly in the line of Cattle,  Farm Implements ar>d Household  Furniture; and this experience in  at your disposal. It means better  results from your auction sales.  Anyone wishing to arrange for an  Auction Sale should see or write  G. H. KERR  Auctioneer  P.O. Box 193 Retidence at  Kelowna, B.C. GLENMORE  Mr. C. G. BUCK  Room   I, Leckie Block, is acting as  agent  in  Kelowna, and will make all  arrangements for conducting of sales  Phone 217  1  J. A. BIGGER  BUILDER AND CONTRACTOR  Estimates Furnished for all classes  of work  WANTED I  BY THE  Okanagan  Market  as soon as ready���Gravenstein and  Yellow- Transparent Apples, good  Early Pears, Ponds Seedling Plums,  Hyslop Craps, Cantiloupes, Cucumber, Corn, &c.    Good prices.  Phone 208 or call at our packing  house on the track near Ellis Street.  -1  J. M. CROFT 1  Bootmaker.  AU kinds of Repairs  BERNARD AVENUE,  KELOWNA.  J.GALBRAITH   ID  Plumber and Steam Fitter  P.O. Box 81        Kelowna, B.C.  Dust a Slow Polton  laveatlfatlon   of   sickness   among  Et engaged In manufacturing shut-  In London from wood Imported  n Afrioa showed that the One dutt  whioh they Inhaled was a alow polton,  affecting tbe heart.  A. iword and platol have been combined by a Pennsylvania^ the barrel  of the latter being within the blade  *ad the firing mechanism being lnelde  the guard.  To enable men to work in gaseous  (placet a mask hat been Invented thai  fl supplied with pure air through a  tub* without the aid of additional, machinery.  r outbreak of diphtheria In an Ong.  town waa traced to the habit of  sohool ohlldren wetting lead pencila  In their mouths.  Although only 6 per cent, ot Spain'!  oulttvated land Is under Irrigation, th*  irrigated sections produoe about oni  fourth of the country's cropi.  Th* National Library In Pari* contains the oldest man of the heavens,  mad* In China In 600 B.C., and showing 1,460 stars.  It Is not hard to figur* out what li  received for a crop, but It Is a different proposition when It conies to estimating the rost of a crop.  A cubic mile of river water weigh*  about 4,205,090,000 tons-aud carries In  solution an average ol 420,000 tea* si  OK.LUMBER CO.,Ltd.  Are now completely equipped to supply all  your lumber needs.  We have a large stock of local and  coast  ROUGH AND FINISHING LUMBER  of high-grade quality and in splendid condition.  A complete line of  DOORS  AND  WINDOWS  LATH AND SHINGLES  The KELOWN A THEATRE  Saturday (Aug. 25th)���" The Man Who Stood Still," with Lew  Fields and Doria Kenyon.  Tuesday���Alice Brady in " The Gilded Cage."  Thursday���Third episode of " The Voice on the Wire " and  other good pictures.  Two Shows, 7.30 & 9. Admission, 20c & 10c  Picture* Every Tuesday, Thursday aad Saturday -1  Thursday, August 23rd, 1917  KSLOWXA   UCeM  PAOE TBBKB  D/J Vou See���*-  E///off & Morrisons  Car oj Wagons  They are here bul they won't stop  long for they are selling at the right  price. Call quick and inspect for yourself near Kelowna Implement Co.  Or phone S. T. Elliott, 3108  k��  l&w  wnm  m  ftfroJ  sni J  Ask Her.  Ask tbe woman whose home is an ideal of  homllness, of good management and economy,  how she keeps posted on the best methods of doing things, of the best things to wear and the  most healthful and nutritious food to serve the  family. She will tell you that she reads the  advertisements. Her example is a good on to  follow. The merchant who appreciates the custom of such thrifty prosperous housewives, will  appeal to them through their source of information, die advertising columns of this paper.  GREASE AND OILS  PRE3T-0-UTE Etchings  ���e CHAS. E. SMITH mm  QUICK AND SATISFACTORY  free air SERVICE ���ES' **���  Phones: Office 232;  House 236  Printed Butter  Wrappers  According lo tho new  Dominion Government  regulations all farmers  who tell butter either  to the ttoret or privately, are required to have  it properly covered in  a wrapper on which  MUST tppetr in prominent lettert the'wordt  "DAIRY BUTTER."  The fact it alto emphasized that all butler  in tuch packages mutt  be ofthe full net weight  of sixteen ounces, and  in default of tame a  lino of from $10 ts $30  for esch offence it imposed. Whey butter  mutt be to labelled  even when mixed with  dairy butter, and dairy  butter retains itt label  though it be mixed  with the'creamery product.  You can be supplied  with neatly - printed  wrappers for your  butter at the Kelowna  Record Office, for the  following prices:  INCLUDED  100PAFER * PWNTINC  200  500  1000  $1.50  2.00  3.15  4.50  These prices include Both the  Paper, which is the best obtainable  for the purpose, and the Printing  of same.   Please note this.  Owing to the extraordinary rite in the price of butter  parchment (which haa gone up over 100 per cent) we  have been reluctantly obliged to raise our prices (lightly.  Nearly all thi* paper waa previously manufactured in Belgium, and needle** to say this supply ha* been entirely  cut oft. Unfortunately there is no guarantee against further increases, indeed, they are more than likely.  Kelowna Record  Mr. and Mr*. C C. Buck are  (pending a short time at the coast.  Mr. and Mrs. T. Forrest and family left yesterday on a viait to the  coast.  W. Shand, formerly of Okanagan  Million, came in thia week after a  Itay of six years in the Yukon.  Meur*. W. G. Benson, P. B"  Willita and Manager Thomas of  the creamery went up to Vernon  yesterday to make arrangement*  fot cream collection at that point.  The Baptists held a social and  shower'  in honor of the Rev.  and Mrs. Bennett, on Tuesday, at  the home of Mr*. Scharfe, Ethel  street.  Mr*. Buawell and two daughter*  who had been staying for the past  week or two with Mrs. G. Barrat,  left Friday morning for their home  Vancouver.  Mr. W. H Stevens, diatrict superintendent of the government lines,  was in town yesterday on business  connected with the office here,  which from now on will cloae at  9 p.m. each evening.  A meeting of the Kelowna and  District Boy*' and Girls' Club will  be held in the principal's room at  the public school, on Monday next  August 27th, at 4 p.m. It is hoped  that all member* will be present  and that other* who with to join  will also attend. The special club  competitions are Manual Training,  Collections of Four Vegetables,  Collections of Weeds, Collections  of Jam* and Canned Fruits, Garment Making, Collections of Homemade Cooking, Six Photographs,  Essay. All members exhibiting in  club competition* at the Fair receive a free entrance ticket. All  entries must be received by August  31 at. The secretary of the club ia  Tommy Taylor, Bankhead.  Growers'Exchange Quarterly  Dominion entomologist Treherne  wa* in town this week.  Mr. Fred Royle left Friday for a  visit to the coast.  Mr. and Mrs. C. Hubbard were  visitors to Penticton last week-end.  Misa Pugh returned last weekend fiom her holidays at the coast.  Mrs. W. B. Pearson and the  boys went to Kamloops this week  for a short stay.  Mrs. Galbraith and her sister returned Friday from a visit to the  coast.  Mrs. T. N. Morrison returned  Friday from an extended visit to  Weybtirn, Sask.  Mis. Henning (nee Miss Rosa  Patterson) came in on a visit to  her parents last week-end.  C.P.R. agent H. W. Swerdfager  returned Monday after a two week  holiday spent at the coast. Mrs.  Swerdfager and children are remaining another week.  Mrs and Misa Johnston returned  Monday from Sapperton, where  they have been staying for the  past few weeks.  So astounded was the flagstaff  at the Kelowna Club at the passing  of the Prohibition Bill that it  collapsed early thia week sustaining a pretty severe fracture.  Quentin Fallis left Saturday for  Vancouver, he haying been appointed to represent the Boys' and  Girls' Club there in accordance  with an arrangement announced  aome time ago by the Exhibition  management.  Next Sunday morning in tli  Baptist church the Rev. W. Arnold  Bennett will preach on "Saving  Religion���a Religion of Joy,"-and  in the evening his subject will be  " Visions which enlarge the soul."  Merchants and others wishing to  have stands in the hall at the Fall  Fair must make application at once  aa there are many exhibits to arrange for,  Heavy Hauling  WILL VERY SOON BE ON  YV/HAT about your harness ? Is it fit lo stand the  " strain���or will it pay belter to go over it carefully and have weak parts renewed ? There's no  money in standing idle on the road awaiting a harness repair after a breakdown. We can supply you  with everything in the harness line, also  TRUNKS VALISES WHIPS SWEAT PADS  W. R. GLENN & SON  Pendozi Street  Phone 150  wrWWWWWWWW7^0WMWWWWW)3rjyrXb^wWQWW  A quarterly shareholders' meeting of the Kelowna Growers' Exchange was held last Friday afternoon in the Morrison Hall. The  attendance was rather small, a fact  which is not surprising considering  the rime of the year, and the fact  that grower* are too busily engaged  on their farm* to attend meeting*.  Considerable time was given to  the discussion of a report rendered  by a committee of the shareholders appointed at the annual general meeting on February 26th  last. Thia dealt with (he policy of  payment of dividends on capital  paid in to the association ; a clause  in the Agricultural Associations  Act with respect to voting at gen  eral meetings; general information  to members at their meetings; pooling arrangements and grower contracts. Mch useful discunion took  place and a reaolution wa* passed  by the meeting thanking the members of the committee for their  effort* and assistance.  Make a Note of This  Member* of the A. & T. Association (membership $ 1.00, which includes entrance and right of  exhibiting) can aell Horses, Cattle,  Pigs and Sheep AT AUCTION on  the afternoon of the first day of  the Fall Fair September 12. The  commission will be 5 per cent and  no fees if unsold. Horse* and catte  to be halter broken. Entrie* received by Aug 31 at will beavertised  and can be made (with particular*)  to J. C. Stockwell Auctioneer, or to  R. L. Dalglish, Secretary A. & T.  Board of Trade Building,  You Can Make a Dress  Just Like This!  You can save two-  thirds of its cost  too. Serve your  Country by making your own clothen.  Use  PICTORIAL  REVIEW  PATTERNS  They save from one-  half to one whole  yard of material on  each dress.  The Fall Fashion  Book and September  Patterni now on ialc.  Jerm&B Hunt, Kelowna  Fire Threatens the Creamery  A fire which broke out in the  roof of the Kelowna Creamery gave  the Fire Brigade a run shortly before six o'clock Monday afternoon.  A defect in the chimney which  serves the steam boiler at the rear  of the premises was the cause, some  escaping sparks setting fire to the  rafter* between the ceiling and the  roof. The amoke coming from  beneath the roof wa* first noticed  by Henry Crowley and he at once  turned in an alarm, When the  brigade arrived Mr. Thomas was  already upon the roof cutting a  way through. The fire wa* soon  put out when thia waa accomplished and a stream of water turned  in. Fortunately the fire never got  through into the Creamery itself  and beyond a trifling me** caused  by water little damage waa done  Bankers' Competitions For  Boys and Girls  Boy* and girl* who intend to  exhibit calves or pig* at the Fair in  thia competition should send in  their application forms at once to  any of the bank manager* or to the  aecretary of the Fall Fair.  R. B. Forsyth,'at one time principal of the Summerland high school  and latterly teaching in Vancouver,  has been appointed principal of  the high school at Cranbrook.  Grand Fork* aldermen will be  fined $7 for each time that they  are absent from a meeting of the  council.  For making cans, the vegetable  evaporating plant at Armstrong  has recently received over 100  tons of tin plate.  Ford Car  FOR SALE  In first-class   repair  and  condition  Apply  F. R. E. -DeHART  Pathe Phonographs  The Pathe Sapphire Ball (needle)  Eliminates: Scratching Noises  Changing Needles  Destroying Records  It  plays the records  of  all  or any other  machine.  Two Sapphire and one Diamond Needles  supplied free of charge.  Sold by the  Kelowna Furniture Company  NOTICE  Owing to the large increase in the cost of production, we are obliged to advance the price of Lumber  on September I st $2 per thousand feet, and a charge  will also have to be made for delivery in the City  of 40c per hour.  Kelowna Saw-Mill Co.< Ltd.  D. LLOYD-JONES, Managing-Director.  BANKQFMQNTREAL  IS* YEAHS (lSi7-l��n)  Capital Pall ap . $16,000,000  Rati . a . . . 16,000,000  Total Assets (April 1917) 388,806,887  "Saving for Victory"  is facilitated by the  Bank ol Montreal, which  will receive your deposits at  Interest, and convert them,  as they accumulate, into  Dominion Government War  Savings Certificates.  HEAD OrrlCC.MONTRSArV  D. R. CLARKE,  Supt., British Columbia Branches.  VANCOUVER.  DuMoulin,    Manager,    Kelowna   Brsach.  BRANCHES IN OKANAGAN DISTRICT  P.ntirlon,       .       Sursmsriaed,  Esdtrbjr, .      Priscclos, Vernon.  WM. HAUG  Masons' Supplies  HARD AND SOFT COAL  Phone No. Jj*V page toua  EUsOWsfA   UCOM  Thursday, August 23rd, 1917  JSt        SStl    Till        HI   II I11  Job  Printing  IHE RECORD Office is  well equipped for the  production of every kind  of Job Printing from the  smallest handbill to large  posters or illustrated booklets, &c.  Commercial Stationery  produced in a neat, clean  and up-to-date style.  Let us help you at any  time in the production of  " copy " or in the development of your own ideas.  Letter and Billheads  Business Girds  Handbills  Circulars, Notices  Loose Leaf Supplies  Record  Office  Phone 94  Improvised   Frame   for   Broken  Bvsglasses  NOLI* FOR  CAR0BOAS0  la an emerguncr, when a pair of  ���lasses was broken, and tt was  found difficult to set alone without  them, a pair of old lenses, broken  *t the faatenlBSB only, wae fitted  Into a frame made of cardboard. The  (ran* wa* mad* of the proper alte  ���0 that th* Una** were centered  0T*r the ere*, and the lenses were  slued to It. Bow* were made of  wire and fastened In holes at th*  ���al* of the cardboard. This Improvised frame care reasonable aatla-  taotlon, In aplte of Its peculiar appearance.���Popular Mechanics.  KILLING WILD OATS  Suecettful Method af Veteran Farmer  I* Detorlbed  Th* weed problem It on* of th*  paost serious confronting Canadian  farmers. Bom* weeds are trouble-  some la every province, while other*  cause most loss where grain farming  Is exclusively practised. Wild oat*  are a terrible pest In the Prairie Provinces and must be dealt with earnestly In order to keep them under oontrol. Various methods are advocated  for their eradication, but one of the  very beat Is the fallow and fall rye  method practised and recommended  by one of the oldest and most successful farmer* of the Northwest.  The infested field should be ploughed deeply (seven or eight Inches If  poaaible), as soon a* spring seeding  Is over, and each day's ploughing harrowed a* ploughed. As each crop of  cat* appears It should be cultivated or  disked up to the 10th or 12th ot August when the field should be given a  filial preparation and seeded about  Aug- lEth, at tha rate ot one and one-  quarter bushel* of fall rye and pack-  ad or harrowed after seeding. The  pat* that germinate with the rye will  be winter-killed, and those coming up  In the tprlng will not ripen before the  rr* 1* ready to harvest. The better  the soil 1* cultivated and prepared to  reoelve the rye orop the greater will  b�� th* number of oats germinated and  winterkilled. If necessary this treat-  mint oan. be repeated. Fall rye Is a  ���or* crop, the grain brings a good  tripe, and it Is the one crop which  will ripen ahead of the wild oats.  BRITISH CHURCH UNION  Puallo    Worship    In    Common,    wat  Baptist Divine's Idea  A (trlklng suggestion of what might  b* a "Variety Church" was made hy  the Rev. W. Y. Fullerton, ot London,  as President, to the annual assembly  Of the Baptist Union at Bloomsbury  Central Church.   "My ideal for public  I'orehlp In a village," said the pres!  ���nt, "would be that all should galhei  tin the ancient sanctuary which Is the  heritage of all: that there should be  ���n Anglican service In the morning, a  Methodist service In the afternoon, and  a Baptist or Congregational service In  th* evening. If only It could be  achieved, think what an Influence it  would have on tbe village and on the  worship. In a town my Ideal would  be that on the morning of the Lord's  Day we should go to our denominational sanctuary, and In the evening  th* people of all the churches should  join a* neighbors In prayers and  praise In the nearest church, bo that  it would be no longer possible for two  Christian families to live next door  to each other and never worship to  gether."  Relict of Hudson Bay  Bom* rusty relics were dug up at  Toledo, Wash., while a man was dig-  ?ing a hoi*. They constated of human  on** and three mated knives, all oi  th* same pattern, an old coffee pot and  an odd shaped bottle. It Is thought  the knives are ot the Hudson Bay  Company period.  Length of Animal*' Llvet  Whales aeem, on the whole, to be  particularly gifted with longevity;  thos* whioh supply ua with whale-  son* ar* supposed to live for several  osnturlea. Elephants rank fairly  |hlgh; In India they often attain the  age of on* hundred years.  For Large Oame Pish  On s now lure for large game tali  Invented by a Chicago man two hooks  are folded on one another with the  barb* lnald* until   a   fish closes his  gisuth on th* device and drive* both  ooka Into aOeotlv* position.  Because treats do the most damago  when th* air Is calm, a Paris noiontlru  hss advanoed the theory that orchards  and v!n��vards can be protected by  electric tan* to keep the atmosphere  moving.  A fumigating boat, used In the  harbor of Hamburg to rid Incoming  ships ot rats, ha* bean known to kill  more than (00 rodents on a slngla  T****L  It 1* too bad more of the country  bred city leaders could not hav* exercised their ability toward the promotion of agriculture- and country affairs.  A atrip ot land aix miles wide and.  about 60 milt* long in the Tranaraal  tuppllei about one-third of the world's  Th* ohlef cauae for the ttart of the  f��ather-eatlng habit is lack of exercise, green food and meat tcrap*.  It will pay th* poultry Rasper tc  mtka  draft-proof any craokl la un  E*. Sift** M  "Ht 1 *. kMM.  / When using x  Wilson's ?  FLY PADS  ^READj  DIRECTIONS  JEs     CAREFULLY AND  fe/jS:   FOLLOW THEM/  r ,,'. SS)    EXACTLY/  Far more effective than Sticky Fly  Catchers. Clean to hnndlc. Sold by  Druggists and Grocers everywhere.  Government Apple Packing  Contest  The Department of Agriculture  will again offer at the coming Fall  Fair prizes for apple packing bv  pupils at the various schools held  in the district and alao for display*  of packed. The detail* of the different contents which are given below, are changed somewhat from  those of former years.  Prizes; first $10.00, aecond $7.50,  third $5.00.  The prize money will be paid  direct to the winners by the Department as soon aa the aigned  report of the judges is received.  Prize winners in similar contests  in previous years are barred. Each  contestant to pack three boxes on  either the first or second day of  show as may be arranged���apples  will be provided.  If less than five competitors firat  will be $7.50 second prize $5.00  no third. If less than four only one  prize - $5.00  Entry fee 50c. Entries to be received by the secretary by September 4.  PACKED FRUIT DISPLAYS BY PACK-  ING SCHOOL PUPILS OF 1917  The Department of Agriculture'  will give prizes for displays of  packed fruit put up by the packing  school pupils of the year 1917 to  be exhibited at the Kelowna Fall  Fair.  Pupils from Oyama, Okanagan  Centre, Kelowna and Westbank  are elegible to compete and for  each of these schools prize money  of $7.50 $5.00 and $2.50 will be  awarded.  The competition ia for a display  of three boxes of commercially  packed fruit, and there ia no entrance fee but notice of entry must  be given thc secretary by September 4 to ensure space.  PACKED FRUIT DISPLAYS  By Boys and Girls Who Took Special  Courae in Fruit   Packing-1917  Each competitor to exhibit two  standard boxes of two varieties to  be packed by exhibitors without  assistance. Prizes $3 $2 $1 -further  particulars on application. Notice  of entries must be in by Sep. 4.  Chinese "Sardines"  Some of the fancy-named, high-  priced "sardines" that are now being sold are really nothing other  than immature salmon taken  illegally by Chinese in the British  Columbia coast waters, according  to the result of investigation* made  by aome of the fishing authorities  at Co ivichath.  These fish experts claim to have  discovered a full-fledged "sardine"  factory on the Cowichan coaat.  The fact that the Chineae are  putting out "sardines" in this way  is given as one of the reasons for  the continually increasing scarcity  of salmon and cod in the inland  waters around Vancouver Island.  ���Victoria Colonial.  Government Seeks Designs  for Memorial Plaqoe  The government has received  from the secretary of atate for the  colonies full details in connection  with the competition for design*  for a memorial plaque to be presented to the next of kin of members of hia majesty's naval and  military forces who have fallen in  the war. All competitors must be  British-born subjects, and each  model submitted should be delivered in London not later than  the first of November, 1917. The  following inscription ha* been  decided upon to form part of the  design:  "He died for freedom and honor."  Intending competitors may obtain full information by addressing  their inquiries to Sir Joseph Pope,  Under-Secretary of state for external affair*, Ottawa,  SYNOPSIS Or COAL MINING  REGULATIONS  Coal miaias rigats ol lbs Dominion ia tlaa-  -JOba, SuniiaiUwwair aad AUurta. ths Vuko  eattliorv, ths Nortkwast tsBitotitl. aad a  or iron ol tba 1'rovincs o. lilltltb Coluaabia.  rar ba teased lor a tarts ol iwsnivona vsura  . aa lamia! rsntal ol SI aa acta. Not  Oft tana U.6IH)  aerat will bt laassd to ous  ���nnnaaati  Appltoatioa lot tha lease strut be aatda bv  ba aoulicant la person to the Altai ot fciub-  mut ol was distriot ia which tht tiikte   soiled lor are situated.  In surveyed ssrritec* tht laad attat  bs  Isgni twbdivlsic  cnbsd  ssotioue or  rant applied lor snail be  indicant hltuelf.  hlaoh applioation ttust ba acoonnmnleil bv a  1st ol U wkiaa will bt nrsudad li ths nrihis  puluxl lor an not available, bus aot etherise. A roynltj shall bt paid On tha ntsr-  haatabla output ott tha stlas at the rats ol  vs, osats osr ton.  lba person operating tha mine shall limusb  bs auent with sworn sttuns eocoontinv lor  be lull quantity ol attmhtnttlue tool mined  nd    par   tht rurally tbertoa.    11 ths    cool  unrig rights are aot bung operated, suoh  omnia shall bt lurnitasd si least oass a  ���See  Tht laass will incites, tht coal mining rights  nlv. but tht lessee mar ba permitted ta our-  haet whatever avuilablt stuiass riahis mav  ooneidered nsnssaarv lor the worhaic ol  he mine at tba rata oi 110 aa acre.  For lull inlonnntion aDplloatloa should bs  lads to the Secretary ol the WOtrrtapWal ol  hs Interior. Ottawa, or te ths Agent or  rib-Agent ol  Doaalntoa  w. w. oan.  Deputv Miaurtet al tbs Interior.  (N. l).-Unaaiborised peblloatioti at tela ad-  ertiasment will aot ha perM lof.1  WATER NOTICE  USE AND STORAGE  TAKE NOTICE that The Western Ok.  anagan Orchard Co., Ltd., whole addrett  it Kelowna, B.C., will apply for a licence  to take and uae two hundred and eighty  acre feet of water and to ttore 280 acre  feet of water'out of Fith Laket, alto known  at Jack Pine Lakes, which flow northerly  and drain to Powers Creek about 12 milea  from .the Okanagan Lake. The storage,  dam will be located at outlet of lakt. The  capacity of the reaervoir to be created it  about 280 acre feet and it will flood about  60 acrea of land. The water will be diverted from the atream at a point about one  mile above the Public road bridge over  Powera Creek at the same point of diver,  tion at the present irrigation flume for  Plan B189 haa its intake, and will be uted  for irrigation and domettic purposes upon  the lands described as Lots A and B, registered plan B189, Post District Lot 807.  This notice was posted on the ground on  the 15th day of August, 1917. A copy of  this notice and an application pursuant  thereto and to the " Water Act, 1914," will  be filed in the office of the Water Recorder at Vernon, B.C. Objections to the application may be filed with the aaid Water  Recorder or with the Comptroller of Water Rightt, Parliament Buildingt, Victoria,  B.C., within thirty daya after the firat appearance of thia notice in a local newt-  paper.  THE WESTERN OKANAGAN  ORCHARD CO.. LTD. Applicant.  By J. T. CAMPBELL, Agent,  39-43 Kelowna, B.C.  IN THE MATTER of the Estate of Rich,  ard Atkins, deceased, late of the City  of Kelowne, in the Province  of  British Columbia.  NOTICE it hereby given that all creditors or other persons  having anv claim or  demand against the estate  of  the  above  deceased  who  died  on  the 3rd day of  November, 1916, and Letters of Adminit-  tration for whole ettate  were' granted to  Arthur Thomaa Treadgold, of Kelowna,  B.C., on the 16th day  of  March, 1917. are  required to tend in their claima to the undersigned or to the laid  Arthur  ThSirras  Treadgold, at Kelowna, B.C., on or before  the   16th  day  of  September  next, after  which date the ettate will   be  dealt with  having  regard only to the claima and demands then received.  Dated the 16th day of August, 1917.  BURNE ��t WEDDELL,  Solicitors for the Administrator.  39-43  The Italians in their offensive on  the Isonzo front begun Sunday  have crossed the Isonzo river and  already have taken 7,500 prisoners,  it waa officially announced by the  war department.  More than half the walled city  of Salonika, in Greek Macedonia,  which is under occupation by the  Entente allied troops, wa* destroy-  by fire Saturday. Eighty thousand  people who were rendered homeless were removed to neighbouring  villages.  ( WANTED! )  FOR SALE, light McLaughlin car, thoroughly overhauled and newly painted.  New tires.   Apply Jones' Boethouse.  2lti  FOR SALE, Lambert Delivery car, suitable for fruit hauling and other purposes. Cheap. Apply Fumerton At Co.  394)  FOR SALE, young (eitay Cows, alao Jersey and Holstein crossed Heifers, freshening between now and February I Oth ;  alao regittered Holstein Bull, young.  Addrett C. H. Whellamt, West Summerland Ranch at Shingle Creek,  40-2  SITUATIONS VACANT  HELP WANTED. Any person, male or  female, wishing for work, should apply  at the office of the B.C. Evaporators,  Ltd., Cawtton Avenue, 34tt  MISCELLANEOUS  TO LET���Houae on Stockwell avenue, 7  roomi, including bathroom and pantry.  Good thed and garage. Apply P.O.  Box 201. 23tf  Have a Few Thousand Dollars  to Invest  in inapt. What have you to offer ? Give  all particulara in firat letter to Box C,  Record. 23tf-27tf  Automobile For Hire  O. D. CAMPBELL  Phone 219  Ladies Wishing to Order  SPIRELLA CORSETS  Mrs. J. H. DAVIES  in  Boom  No. 1, Oak Hall Block, between th* hoars of MO and 8*0 p.m.  on Saturday ol oath w*��k, or at any  other timo by apporalaaaB*.  City Park Restaurant  WANTED TO BUY  Chickens        Ducks        Eggs  QUON  TAPE  P.O. Box 13 Phone 60  Corner Abbott Street and Eli Avenue  27tf  Auction  On SATURDAY, September I,  at 2 p.m., at Vacant Lot next to  Keller Block, Bernard Avenue,  Kelowna, the property of Mrs.  SOMERSET-  Mason Ac Riich Upright Piano, eoit $475,  in good order, Axminiter Rug, 9x11,  three pairi double wool Blanket!, several  fur Ruga, waterproof Legginga, Coat and  Hat, pair large Chenile Curtains, three  pain face Curtains, Iron Bed, Springe and  Mattress, three aingle Bedi and Mattreiiea  Boole Caae, extension Dining Table, large  Bureau, large Wash Stand, two folding upholstered Chairs, wicker Rocker, two white  Rockera, two white chairs, Dining Chain,  bent wood cane seated Rocker, white  Dresser and Commode, cane seated Settee  folding, white and gold Dinner Set, china  Tea Set, three aets Beekoom Crockery,  fine Fruit Set, fine Old English Mirror,  four Lamps complete, pair Sleigh Gongs,  three Cow Bells with straps, set Shoe Repair Tools, set Horse Shoeing Tools, lot  good Books, fine old 8-day Clock, lot small  Ornaments, glass Wine Tumblers, Camera  and outfit, Stone Jars, Fruit Jars, Wash  Boiler and Tub, Washing Machine, lot of  Lino, and Mats, Pillows, three years Punch  complete, several jars Jam and canned  Fruit, and many other articles.      \  All these goods are in fine order and  are sold on, account of Mrs. Somerset  being obliged te give up her ranch.  J. C. STOCKWELL Auctioneer  40-1  The Munitions of War Act was  applied this morning to a threatened strike of 40,000 railway engineers and firemen in London on  Monday. This prohibit* a walkout  and required the submission of the'  railway err ployee*' eight-hour day  demands to the labor minister.  OWING to the  lateness of   the spring, the dry  summer, and rise in  price of feed, causing  such an increase in the cost of production  we have decided to advance the price of milk to  EIGHT Quarts for One Dollar ($1), to take .effect  from September 1st.  NORMAN E. DAY  J. BIRCH  R. RITCHIE  ���       D. C. MIDDLETON  ,)  '���'

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