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 ^\ioy<&  CciVRwaxtuiJy.^  VOL. IX.   NO. 6.  KELOWNA BRITISH COLUMBIA, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 28, 1916.���6 PAGES  Mast Interesting Series  of Lectures Arranged  Mr. W. E. Scott, deputy min-  'ister of agriculture and superintendent of Institutes, has arranged for a series of lectures to be  given' by Mrs. J. S. Chalmers,  of Thrums, B.C., on the various  branches of women's work, on  the farm and in the farm household..  Mrs. Chalmers comes recommended as a clear and forceful  speaker, and it is hoped that all  present members of the Institute  and many new ones will avail  themselves of the opportunity  of hearing a lecturer who speaks  from practical experience. The  greatest interest has been aroused where these lectures have already been given, many farmers  having attended and derived  great benefit. A syllabus of the  lectures is given below:���  The Home Garden  Flowers: How to make a. hotbed for early flowers and vegetables.  Annuals, from seeds, best lime  to plant, etc.  Perennials,     for     permanent  planting.  Bulbs: How to plaut ior indoors for wint'jr (lowers, dilicr-  ent kinds, outdoor bulbs.  Edging plants, candytuft, lobelia, alyssum, etc.  Plants that succv.i belter iu  partial shade.  Dahlias from seed in one year.  Vegetables, hotbed ior early.  How to plan a vegetable garden and rotation of plots.  Essentials to a successful garden,    good   seeds,/   good   land,  abundance  o;   plant Food    und  moisture, cultivation.  -.  Cucumbers, melons, etc.  Beat methods of culture.  Seeds suitable f'.r �� good  home garden.  Home grown sects  Live Stock on the Farm    .  Live stock essential to sin Less  Cows and pigs on a siu.tll  farm.  Chickens in un   rcltattl.  Care of chicken.,- and market  returns.  Geese, a profitable side-line.  Successful butter making.  Curing hams and Tmcon.  Soils and Crops.  Soils and their impr >\ etuenc.  Green manure, barnyard immure, etc.  Vetches for sandv soil.  Soiling crops, two crops on  every a,cre.  Fall rye, fall wheat, barley  and peas, oats and peas, millets  buckwheat, Sudan grass,    corn,  Public School Report  Average       Present  Enrolment   Attendance Every Sot,  1  -  31  94.35  20  2 -  34  88.00  20  3 -  38  93.00  22  4 -  35  92.23  22  5 -  29  87.00  15  6 -  38  94.58  25  7 -  35  89 00  19  8 -  42  78.85  17  9 -  43  91.04  26  Total enrolment 325.  Number present every session  186.  Percentage of attendance 89.78  per. cent.  The Nelson Shield goes to Miss  Bullock's division.  Signal Honor for Geo. Joffre  The French government has  decided to raise General .ToSre  to the dignity of Marshal of  France, in recognition of his  services to the country. A decree nominating him will be sub  mitted for the ratification of  parliament as soon as possible.  The title of Marshal of France  has fallen into disuse since the  establishment of third republic,  when it was specified that conditions under which it could V.e  conferred should be fixed !,y a  supplementary bill. That bill,  however, has never been proceeded with.  The Germans got no petrol in  the Roumanian oil fields. The refineries and wells were so c im-  pletely destroyed that they can >ol  be operated under a year, according I to statements of nearly one  hundred American refugees, who  have arrived in Petrograd with  their families from the oilfields.  Property worth $5 0,000.000 .w*-  destroyed and the whole field will  have to be re-bored. Ten large  and many of the smaller refineries  were burned. Fifty thousand carloads of oil were destroyed.  Essex rape, etc.  Home Canning  Vegetables,    peas,    tomatoes,  etc., methods and recipes.  Canned   fruit,   without sugar  and with it.  Canned meats,    chicken,   and  sausages, chops, roast, ete.  Recipes for above.      '   ....  The lectures will be eiveu tn  the Board of Trade rooms on  Monday and Tuesday, Jan. 8.tli i  and 9th, commencing at j and I  8 p.m. each.day.. Members of [  the Farmers' Institute will also j  be welcome. i  Imperial Conference  to Be Called Shortly  Will Deal  With   Vital   War,  Peace and Labor Problems  A cable received by the Governor-General Thursday from the  Colonial Secretary amplifies the  announcement made in the British  House of Commons last week by  Premier Loyd-George in regard to  the Imperial Conference to be called to consider the co-ordinated  war efforts of the Empire. Walter  Hume Long, Colonial Secretary  explains that the proposed conference is to consider with the British  War Council war measures, possible peace terms and the problems  immediately following the termination of the war. The attendance  of the Dominon's Prime Ministers  is especially desired and it is hoped  that the conference can assemble  by the end of February at lhe latest,  The calling of the conference  for February will doubtless affect  plans for the coming session of  parliament. If Sir Robert Borden  decides to attend, as seems likely,  he will be absent from Ottawa during the greater part of February  and March. In that event there  might be an adjournment nf lhe  session for a few weeks unlil he  returned with information which  might have a large effect in determining lhe action and policy of  parliment with regard to war  measures in Canada and the question of A further ejttention of the  parliamentary term.   rii   . According to news recently to  hand, the following Kelowna boys  were chosen to form part of a  draft which has since crossed the  channel:���  F. Cownie, D. Allan, A. Berard,  D. Berard. H. Budden, H. Clower,  J. Diggle, C. Favell, J. Ferguson,  L. Gillard, G. Garvin, W. Hewlett,  A. Hooper, B. Hooper, A. Hors-  ley; G. Monford, J. McDougall, J.  Reosda, D. Stewart, J. Thompson,  A. Thompson. E. Ward. F. Whit-  lingham, G. Weir, snr., J. Ward, F.  Mawhinney, A. Wigglesworth, M.  Williams, D. Cummings, J. Fitzpatrick, D. Hinkson, A, Gray, and  R. Rowley..  The naval service department  announces that no more Canadian  recruits for th* naval air service  will be ffquired for some lime,  probably some months. A large  number ol Canadians have offered  for this service and enough have  been accepted to provide a steady  movement overseas for tvfo'or,  three months. In addition there is  a lengthy list of eligible men from  which'recruits may be taken.  CANADA  NATIONAL SERVICE  PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby $iven under the authority of the "War Measures  Act, 1914," that during the first week in January, 1917, an inventory will be made  by the Post Office Authorities, of every male between the ages of sixteen and sixty-  five, residing in Canada.  National Service Cards and addressed envelopes for their return to Ottawa  have been placed in the hands of all Postmasters for distribution amongst the  persons required to fill in such cards. EVery male person of the prescribed ages  is required to fill in and return a card enclosed- in an envelope within ten days  of its receipt.  Any person who fails' to receive a card and envelope may obtain the same  upon application to the nearest Postmaster.  R. B. BENNETT,  Director General.  Ottawa, 15th December, 1916.  QOD SAVE THE KING.  NATIONAL SERVICE WEEK .:   1st to 7th JANUARY.  "Cry Peace, When  There is No Peace"  But Many Notes  Are Sent  J      Full of Suggestions  During the past week there has  been consideiably more news of  peace than of war. Suggested  peace, that is, but the suggestions  do not seem to find any favor with  the A'lied nations. There is no  evidence of any change in the disposition to regard Germany's offer  as merely a gold brick, and a trap  to draw the allies into what might  be    compromising     negotiations.  The unexpected note from Pre>  sident Wilson, in which he invites  the various belligerents to slate  precisely what they are fighting  for, has received even a still warmer reception. lhe unfortunate  warding of the note, which implies  that the war is but an ordinary  quarrel with much to be said on  both sides, totally ignores the great  principles at stake. The note was  ill-timed, loo, seeming to give support and approval to Germany's  crafty peace advances. Similar  notes have also been sent by Switzerland and Sweden.  itoirfe  MJW'UUU uBUuuluMbTb  While the guns of the European armies are thundering incessantly on many battleiields  in their mission ai niLlng lum  and destroying ��� ah's worns,tlie  grape cultivatois of .'"nine?, in  their turn, are using artillery to  good advantage. Hut theirs is  not destructive artillery; Uu v  are using guns oniy to protect  their viiieyaras against the destructive ehects oi hailstorms,  which are not inlrequent in tne  grape-growing districts.  Anti-hailsiorm guns, cannot be  sayl to be novelties in the strictest sense oi thtTword, ior they  date back to iby6, when an Austrian named bueger, who had  had an opportunity of Witnessing the devastation caused by  hailstorms each year in the districts of his country, conceived  the idea of tiring a cannon shot  at the clouds charged with hail,  using an artillery piece of special design, Steiger learned that  as a result ot artillery fire  directed against the clouds, the  threatened storm moved elsewhere before bursting, thus saving the crops in the immediate  vicinity of the anti-hailstorm  artillery.  A short time later similar experiments were carried out in  Italy, followed soon after by tho  introduction of this method of  protecting grape vines and cer-  real crops in France. In the  latter country the use of anti-  hailstorm guns has oecn extended until today they are in general use, principally in the Ut-r-  deaux, Bourgoyn? und Champagne regions.  A representative type of the  anti-hailstorm cannon is composed of four members. First a  tripod which serves to nipport  the carriage mechanism; second, a breech-loadtuj bm'.Ii in-  ism which receives the cartridge  and explodes it by hum us of a  striking or firing pin; third, a  smoke-stack, or funnel, which is  a continuation of the breech-  loading, member and servesas an  outlet for the gases; and fourth,  a sheet of iron measuring three  or four metres (9 to 12 feet)  long, surmounting the cannon  and passing the roof of the shed  that serves as a shelter for thc  cannon and its operators.  Following, the discharge of the  cannon, these escapes from the  stack or funnel a whirling shaft  of air, which, according to a  French authority, M. Vermoret,  brings about certain changes in  the atmosphere. The condensation produced by the discharge  modifies the unstable electrical  state of the hailstorms that co-  pose the clouds most feared bj  the agriculturist. Whatever  may be the merit of these theories offered in explanation of the  anti-hailstorm cannon, the fact  remains that this odd artillery  is serving its purpose well.  ���Scientific American.  Rutland News  Local IrScois Hold  Annual Celebration  A son waa born   to  Mrs.  Jack  Hall last Saturday.  Mr. Magee has been spending The B0y Scouts held their an-  Christmas with hia daughter Miss"*1 bu�� ��eed" *������* "a**. <"��L  Edna Magee of the Rutland School i*0086,   wh��     were     fortunate  enough   to   be there can   vouch  Xmas Eve brought an interesting Christmas box to Mrs. A. Wigglesworth in the shape of a little  son.  Mrs. Hardie received the sad  news a few days ago that her  mother had died in Toronto.  The Rutland United Farmers  are to hold a meeting next Tuesday, Jan. 2 (instead of Monday) in  the schoolroom.  On Thursday last an entertainment was given on behalf of the  suffering Belgian children. There  was a good attendance and as a  reault the sum of $50 was realized.  The progtamme was of a miscellaneous character, the children  contributing n.ost of the items.  Recitations were given by Frank  Stonehouse, Daisy Wilcox, Leslie  Richards, Dudley Fitzpatrick, Miss  Munford and Miss Quinn, songs  by the junior boys and girls, a duet  by Miss Magee and Miss Faris, and  patriotic songs and choruses by  the school. There were several  pretty drdls. including "Soldiers,  Drill," by the junior boys, " Scarf  Drill," bar-bell drill, and a "Christmas card drill by the junior children.  The Sunday school entertainment in connection wilh the Methodist church, was held Friday last,  and proved very successtul. 1 he  children who had been carefully  trained by Miss Alda McDonald,  Miss Annie Gay, and Miss Joy  Fleming, performed their part of  the programme in a very credit  able manner. The chair was taken  by Mr. Mugford and a long programme of recitations and dia  logttes, interspersed with songs  and choruses by the school, gorie  through.  Recitations were given by the  following: Madge Sharpr, Franklin Hartley. Jean Sehell, Ernest  Mugford, Helen Sehell, Megan  Griffiths, Herbert Stafford, Helen  Longstaffe, Connie Stafford, Richard Wigglesworth, Daisy Wilcox,  George Mugford, Alma Bird, Gordon Hall, Alberta Woolsev, Everett Wi'son, Verha Ford, Barbaia  Harrison, Ernest Stafford, Edith  Wilson.  At the close Santa fpnearrd and  distributed the usual Christmas  presents to the children.  ' The Okanagan United Growers,  Limited, have lately commenced  an action against the Canadian  Pacific Railway for the recovery  of $3,909 damages for the loss ot  goods alleged to have arisen  through negligence on the part of  the defendant company.  Practical destruction of the enemy's forces in an engagement on  Saturday at MagrJabah, Egypt, was  announced by ihe War Office.  Thirteen hundred and fifty prisoners were taken.  Lumber orders amounting to  over 16.000,000 feet have been  received by British Columbia tidewater mills during the past few  weeks from the English government. One of the orders is for  half a million shell cases and will  use over 6,000,000 feet of lumber.  A naval battle has occurred in  the Adriatic. Austrian destroyers  came out into the straits of Otran-  to for a space, but French and  Italian warships drove them off  with what loss'is not known. The  French and Italian losses were  negligible.  According to a report Germany  has handed neutrals a sealed  packet containg the specific terms  on which she is willing to make  peace. Germany instructed the  neu'ral nations that the prelude  only should be forwarded to  enemies answering the peace proffers and actually requesting terms,  otherwise they will be returned.  The report said that in the case  of the note submitted to the Pope,  Germany permitted him to read  the secret list of concessions and  demands.  for it that it was a great time.  The Scouts have a good imirv  lady friends Oh!), and these  provided coffee and tea, cakes,  and lots of other good things  which you've got to be a lioy  to appreciate thoroughly, and  you bet, the Scouts did it!  The programme of the evening  included other things besides  feeding, however, for there were  a number of badges to present  to those Scouts who had lately  qualified for them. This important-duty was performed by Mr.  Somerset, of Nahun, who Ims'  lately returned from the front,  where he was serving with tin  2nd C. M. R.s. His chat about  life in the trenches was very interesting to the boys, who very  heartily cheered him at the r I 'Se  of the evening.  Preceding the presentation of  the badges was the eerraiony of  saluting the colors, which was'  carried out in true soldier fashion. Following this.livo recent  recruits to the troop,C McKenzie and I. Thomas were du'v -ii-  vested.  The badges presented were as  follows:  Rescue.���To Troop Leader R.  Keller, and' Scouts T. Taylor  and F. Whitehead.  Swimmer.���To Paltol Lcitd'-.s  F. Buck and G. Groves, Second  3. Groves, and Scouts T. Taylor and F. Whitehead.  Second Class.-^Scout C. Mantle.  Tenderfoot. ��� Scouts C. Mc  Kenzie and I. Thomas.  The "Knowles Shield" for the  season 1915-6 was won !.y the  Curlew Patrol.  "Games and fun ;renersdly  (some of it not on the programme) contributed to make a  very pleasant evening. One of  the games was to test the olfactory powers (phew!) of the contestants by setting them Hind-  folded to recognize bv smelling  and name a number of little  bags of spices, etc. Scout H.  Small picked out sK correct,v  out of eight, and won '.lie prize,  a fine Scout knife, srivva l.v M'.s.  Cameron.  The president .of tne l".-al As-,  sociation, Mr. P. DuMoulin, act  e<l as chairman., and addressed  thc boys during the evening.  Co-operative Creameries  Have Record Output  The co-operative creameries, under the direction of W. A. Wilson,  dairy commissioner of the Saskatchewan Government, have  created a record for the year 1916  up to the end of October. The chief  item in the record is the increase of  production by half a million  pounds of butter, of 20 per cent, as  compared with the same period of  lait year.  During lhe season the co-operative creameries had a total output  of 2,500,000 pounds of butter.  Sixty-seven cara of butter have  been shipped to points outside the  province, while the local trade took  care of about four carloads per  month. There were 9,200 farmers  who supplied milk and cream lo  the creameries.  A new ven ure proved to be a  success. This was a trial shipment  of butter to England from Alberta,  Manitoba and Saskatchewan, the  provinces combining to make a  carload of butter, which went to  Manchester, England. This shipment of butter was made direct  from Regina and contained butter  from. Manitoba   and   Alberta,  ��"  well as that furnished by the creameries of Saskatchewan..  Plans for an amalgamation of  the sixteen co-operative creameries in Saskatchewan are being  periecled at the present: time.  ��        11        o  ��� ,i���  Mrs. K\ Graham waa an arrival  from Vancouver yesterday. s^rpcoRD Ask Gove)  at Kalowna,  Mtar and Prapristar  WNA   KBCOBJ)  THURSDAY, DEC a8th, 1916  ,;..   . SUBSCRUTION BATBS  ���1.10   par   f*>   "6c    sis    mostks'.'United  States 10 est. additional.  All subscriptions Durable in advance  Subscribers   at   tha ntrnlar rate   can aavs  axtra papers mailad tn trisnds ot a distancs  at IULV RATE. I.a.. 75 osats nsr rsar.  This sptcial rsrivilaffa   is   sjraatsd   tor   ths  aurr*���� ot advartisins ths rit* aad district.  4DVEHTIRING RATES  L0IX1K NOTICES.  PROFESSIONAL CARDS.  ETC.. IS osats osr column Inch per weak.  LAND AKD TIMBER N0TICE8-S0 dan. Mr  60 dara ST.  WATBH NOTICES-IS lor liva Insertions.  LEGAL  AnVKRTISINO-Flrst   lassrtloa.    12  csnte par line: saeh BDbasausat iassrtloa. S  cents oar Hoc.  CLASSIFIED   ADVERTISEMENTS -2 cent,  osr word    first insertion.   1   cent  par  word  sank sqbssnusnt insertion.  DISPLAY    ADVERTISEMENTS-Two   Inches  and aadsr. 60 osats per inch tirst insertion  over two inches 40 cents osr inch lirst   insertion:   20 cents osr iacb saeh subssansnt  Insartion.  All ebamrss ia contract advertisemeota must  ba in ths hands ol ths printer by Tnesdav  svsnias to   ensure   publication   ia   ths   aast  Government control for South  Vancouver until such time as  the municipality regains a firm  financial standing, or until annexation with the city of Vim  couver takes place, was discussed at a private conference between Mr. J. M. Baird, provincial inspector of municipalities,  and the city council. The proposed change in the administration will, if effected, involve Ithe  appointment of a commission to  handle the affairs of the municipality, and the probable retirement, after holding office for  only a month or two, of thu  incoming reeve and council.  This step has been under consideration by the council, for  for some tinit,, and letters have  been passing between members  of the eovcrnment and the municipal clerk on the subject.  Hon. A. Macdonald is Elected  England Will Abolish Game  Preserves  Captain JJathurst, secretary ol  the Board of Agriculture an  nouncing in the House of Commons that the government was  about to end tne preservation of  game, gave another instance ol  the way the war is healing the  social dissentions of Great Britain. During Lloyd Geufgu's  land campaign in ivot) unexampled bitterness was displayed because the country dweller \,as  frequently unable to obtain  tl>  Hon. Ralph Smith, the minister of finance in the Brewster  cabinet, and Hon. M. A. Mac-  iDonald, the Attorney-General,  were returned in the bye.election  last Thursday in Vancouver. D.  E. McTaggart, the Independent-  I Liberal candidate who apposed  I the Attorney-General on account  of the Scott charges, received  3866 votes as against MacDon-  ald's 50 n. Ralph Smith headed the poll with a vote of 7319.  1 The German submarine TJ45  has been sunk by destroyers, according to a despatch from  Nantes. The U45 recently sank  steamers off Saint Nazaire.  I    i o   The War Office has announced  the capture bv the British of El  tiniest patch of land tocultivate Arish, a fortified Egyptian town  of  to  while hundreds of thousand:  acres were devoted solely  game preserves.  If the order remains in force  after the war the whole -haratt-  er of agricultural England will  be changed.  Signs that the country is preparing energetically to incrcv.su  the   national food   supply   uie  found in thejact t'wt in.tny  nicipal  bodies are  land for the produc  and   potatoes, while  campaign   to restri  cattle,    sheep and pigs  is producing its effect.  Measures now contemplated  comprise a reduction of hetds  and an increase of the bread supply by utilizing vast quantities  of grain now usedin raising cattle for meat, and the cultivation '  of potatoes on land that is now  producing turnips for cattle  Surveys are now being carried  out to ascertain the land at  present idle or insufficiently cultivated tad to have it cultivated  to the fullest extent.  near the border of Palestine, on  the Mediterranean Sea. The  Turks held the city for two  years.  _ 0   ...The Lewis machine gun, now  used extensively by theCanadian  forces, has been definitely rejected by the United States war  department, which has let contracts for 4,000 Vickers machine  guns and accessories, at a cost  55,500,000.  MAKES PERFECT BREAD  Orders for  Local  Scouts  *U PREPARED*  Kelowna Troop  Troop First; Sell Last  Weak Eyes  The Doukhobor settlement at  Brilliant, near Nelson, has donated  24,000 lbs of jam "for use in Canada for the suffering ones caused  by the war". The gift will make a  carload, and ia valued at $5,000.  The jam is made from fruit grown  in their own gardens, and ia noted  throughout the country for its excellent quality. It has been declared to be the finest jam in the  sjyorld.  are usually caused from  neglect. If you are suffering from Eve Strain or  cannot see comfortably  wear our CRYPTOK or  TORIC LENSES. You will  find them very comfortable  and they will strengthen  your eyes.  J. B. Knowles  Jeweler 6t Optician  Kelowna  How to Make Money  and Be Happy!  <I Buy a Sewing Machine. Make Sewing  a nobby and it will become a pleasure.  <I Sew for yourselses; sew for the Red  Cross; sew for charity.  fl We sell both White and Singer ma-  chines, guaranteed for ten years, but will  last a lifetime.  Prices range from $35 to $50  Kelowna Furniture Co.  I  Edited by Pioneer  Dec. 26, 1916  Orders by command for week  ending the 6th of January, 1916.  DUTIES: Orderly Patrol for  the week, y/olves; next for duty,  (Otters.  PARADES : The Patrol  Leaders will parade at the Club  room on Tuesday the 2nd oi  January at 7.15 p.m. "i  The Seconds will parade at the  same time and place on Wednesday the 3rd of January.  The combined Troop will parade at the same time and place  on Saturday, the 6th of January at 2.30 p. m.  The following have still to repass their Tenderfoot Tests before the end of the year, that\ is  they will only have two days  left after the publication of this  column: Wolves, S. Whitehead;  Otters, J. Butler and C. Gillard;  Curlews, R.. Birtch; Eagles, F,  F. Sinkinson 1 and W. Parker;  Kangaroos, H. Crowley, 'C. Ferguson, H. Coles, and J. Krimi  mer; Wood Pigeons, R. Weddell,  and Beavers, G. Sutherland, W.  Day and H. Duggan, a total 01  fourteen. In last week's issue  we inadvently omitted the Kan  garoos from the list, but since it  was published eleven scouts h.tve  secured the 85 per cent accessary  to pass the tests .eaving us with  a possible enrolment of twenty-  seven.  Every scout in the troop, and  particularly those who attended  the camp at Penticton in July,  iyi5, will be indeed sorry to  learn of the painful wounds received by former Scoutmaster  Pitman of the Naramata Troop,  in action at the Front, and will  all join hi wishing him a very  speedy and complete recovery.  Scoutmaster Pitman, almost  immediately after the Penticton  camp, enlisted with the 47^hPat-  tallion, then in camp at Vernon,  and this fine Battalion has lately been through some very hard  fighting, during which its officers  and men nobly upheld the mag-,  nificent reputation gained by our  Canadian soldiers .in this great  war. We are sure that Scoutmaster Pitman would be very  happv to hear from any of the  Kelowna Scouts who made his  acquaintance at Penticton, while  he is in the hospital, for time  passes slowly while you are  stretched out helpless in a cot.  I An audit of the provincial  accounts and books of records  was commenced last week by a  corps of expert chartered accountants belonging to the firm  of Price, Waterhouse or. Co, of  London, Montreal and New  York. ' All the members of the  staff are Britishers, it being one  of the stipulations made by the  Premier and the minister 6f  finance that none but British  subjects should be engaged on  the audit.  May Cut Down Zepp. Raids  Dr. MATHISON  Dentist  KELOWNA   ::   B.C.  WhentheCbildren  Grow Up  one of your most prized  possessions will be the  Photographs you had of  them  in  their young days  1   Don't Neglect This  McEWAN  Pkotoirapher  Rowcliffe Block     -     Kelowna  The great Anglo-French offensive on the Somme in Northern  France has a direct bearing on  future Zeppelin  raids on Eng-  and. This hint was given by  a British. Official in a position  to know.  As the Anglo-Franch on thc  Somme drove a wider and deeper wedge into the Germgn line,  he  entire line must eventually  all back to straighten itself.  if his would mean that the Allied  aerial bases in Northern France  would also move forward. The  natural sequence it that German  military and aviation bases,  both in Belgium and across the  Rhine, become from a strategical and military point of view  more legitimate objectives for  Allied air squadrons. Hithelto  Allied air forces have been able  to make long distance raids but  not heavy ones.  The great Zeppelin hangars in  Belgium, including those now  under construction and those in  Germany from which the present raiding Zeppelins operate,  will become practically useless  to Germany.  Thus all calculations concerning the Zeppelin radius of action  atmospheric conditions, and the  other scientific problems of Zep-  Delin raids on England would  have to be made over again.  Even the radius of the great  super-Zeppelins would be serious  ly cut down, and the smaller  type of airship probably would  become wholly useless so far as  "strafing England" isconcerned.  DON'T  WANT CHINESE  There was q-hite a little excite  ment at the last Mission City  Board of Trade meeting when  the word "Chinese" was mentioned. The discussion showed  that there was no intention of  the Board endorsing the motion  of the Fraser Valley Growers'  in asking that the head tax be  removed so that Chinese could  come into the province���not  even in small numbers���as asked  by a certain resolution which  has been the talk of the province and the subject of numerous  resolutions, beginning with the  Matsqui council. A resolution  was passed instructing the  Board's delegate on the joint  committee to assist the growers  in securing labor, but not to  sanction the idea of bringing  any more Chinese into the  province.  C. Nicoll  Dray and Transfer Agent  Phone 132  Will more you quick aad cheap  Lett's Diaries  for 1917  If you are thinking of keeping a diary next year you will  do well to make vour selection  now as the supply is limited.  You know what it is to be  disappointed over something  you have set your mind on.  Prices 25c to $1  P. B. Willits & Co.  REXALL DRUGGISTS  Phone 19 Kelowna. EC.  KELOWNA-WEST BASK j  STEAM FERRY  Regular scheduled service now  in operation as follows:  Leavet Kelowna 9 a.m. 3.30 p.m.  ���   Westbank 9.30 a.m., 4 p.m.  EXTRA SERVICE ON  WEDNESDAY & SATURDAY  Leaoes Kelotcna 11 a.m.  Leaoes Westbank 11.80 a.m.  TERMS CASH  JAMES I. CAMPBELL  Phone 108 or Phone 100  -.  Job  Printi  7TF/E RECORD Office is  well equipped for the  production of every kind  of Job Printing from the  smallest handbill to large  posters or illustrated booklets, &c.  Commercial Stationery  produced in a neat, clean  and up-to-date style.  Let us help you at any  time in the production of  " copy " or in the development of your own ideas.  Letter and Billheads  Business Girds  Handbills  Circulars, Notices  Loose Leaf Supplies  Record  ce  Phone 94  ���-******"f **������**���**���**���**���*��� ����j��-.a^.��-s��-s��j ��� �� -����-��^1t���.--.|r^-|. ���p -Lnju^Lijt.r ffiURSDAY, DEC. a8th, 1916  KELOWJfA JJtCOll)  ttwtmz  <$��^Ur  Everything Here For  the Baby  rE hold a large assortment of Clothes for the Baby  in a wide range of prices.    These goods are all  [exceptional value as they were mostly bought before the  heavy advance.  {Infant's Vesta & wool bands  in all qualities  From'25c to 85c ea.  /ool Pilchers  45c  LWool Gaiters... 30cand 40c  ���Infanta' Bonnet Fronts  15c and 25c  [Wool Shawlsv..$l.75 & $2.50  I Phone 361  Barrow Coals of White Out-,  ing Flannel  35c & 50c  Barrow Coats of Cream Flannel $1.15 to $1.95  Infants' Long Robes of Fine  Muslin and Nainsook  75c to $2.95  Infants' Long Skirts, finished  -with near tucks and  lace  trimmed  75c to $2.50  Kelowna  ��� Printed Butter  Wrappers  According to tha new  Dominion Government  regulations all farmers  who sell butter either  to the stores or privately, are required to have  it properly, covered io  a wrapper on which  MUST appear in prominent lettera the'worda  "DAIRY BUTTER."  Tha fact ia also em-  phaaiied that all butter  in auch packages must  ba of tha full net weight  of sixteen ounces, and  in default of same a  fine of from $10 to $30  for each offence ia imposed. Whey butter  mutt be so labelled  even when mixed with  dairy butter, and dairy  butter retains its label  though it be mixed  with the creamery product  You can be supplied  with neatly - printed  wrappers for your  butter atthe Kelowna  Record Office, for the  following prices:  100PAP?NRcS���G$1.50  20Q   ���    ,,    2.00  500   ,,    ,;     3.15  1000   ,,   ,,    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 rise in the price .of butter  parchment (which has gone up over 100 per cent) we  have becta reluctantly obliged to raise our prices slightly.  Nearly all this paper was previously manufactured in Belgium, and needless to say this supply, has been entirely  cut off. Unfortunately there is no guarantee against further increases, indeed, they are more than likely.  Kelowna Record  MOVING PICTURES  AT THE NEW THEATRE  Saturday���" The Mayor's Decision," " When a Wife Worries,"  1 "Virginia."  Tuesday���" Sarah Bernhardt in Jeanne Oore."  Thursday, Jan. 2���" The Way of the World."  Two Shows, 7.30 and 9  TOWN AND COUNTRY NOTES  Mi. R, B. Kerr wits a visiter to  Kamloops yesterday.  Mrs. Lawley and baby returned  yesterday from a visit to Okanagan  Center. -  Miss Dorothy Evans returned  last Friday from Normal school  to spend the Xmas vacation.  Mrs. Steuart, of Summerland, is  the guest of Mrs. A. Peabody this  week.  Mr. Thomas manager of the  Creamery returned from Vancouver yesterday after a few days visit  over Christmas.  Mr. and Mrs.DeHart returned last  week end from the coast. Mrs. De  Hart who has been undergoing an  operation ih hospital there is now  very much better.  Mr. and Mrs. Jas. Brydone came  in last week, to spend Christmas  with Mrs. Brydone's parents Mr,  and Mrs. W. A. Hunter.  The Kelowna Hospital has this  week received through Mr. K.  Iwashita a cheque for $100 as a  donation from the local  Japanese  An interesting amalgamation of  two of Kelowna's legal firms is announced this week, Messrs J. F.  Burne and E. C. Weddell having  entered into a partnership arrangement.  The merchants generally have  been agreeably surprised at the  great improvement in Christmas  business this year, and some of the  stores especially report a very satisfactory trade.  Aid. D. W. Sutherland, it appears, is not going to be allowed to  escape from the work of the city  council so easly as he anticipated,  and during the past week a petition  has been circulated and largely  signed asking him to run again for  mayor. This it is understood that  he has consented to do so.  The Dominion Canners evidently  And the Okanagan a good field for  operation. It is now known that  they propose operating another  cannery in the Valley, just in what  town it is not stated, nor is it known  that they have reached a dicision  on this point. They are now oper  ating extensively at Vernon, and a  guess has been ventured by our informant that the second factory  will be established at Kelowna. .  Summerland Review.  Mr. L. V. Rogers left this morning on a visit to Victoria. v  "Wid" Thompson went down to  the coast yesterday on a visit.  Mr. W, Maishall was a passenger  Tuesday for Winnipeg.  The Rev. A. Dunn left Tuesday  on a short visit to Vancouver.  H. A.   Burbank and  family left  Tuesday for his old home at Sher-  brookr, Que.  Alwyn Weddell, Beit Treadgold,  Billy Wilson, Bill Bradley and Bob  Bouvette, were some of the local  boys in khaki to be in town for  the holiday.  Mr. H. Etter, who has just completed ai term at Normal, has, we  hear, secured a position on thc  staff of the school at Burnaby, Mr.  Etter was leader of the orchestra  whilst.at Normal.  Don't forget the Fireman's  Masquerade Ball in aid of the hospital new year's night, in the Morrison Hall. There will be a prize  given for the best costume. If you  have not got your fancy costume  ready come anyway and help to  make a good crowd, Cards and  refreshments.  We have just received by mail  advance copies of the " vintage  reports" of a prominent British  wine merchant. The reports are  voluminous, but scarcely have we  ever seen so much valuable information given out for nothing. For  instance, we grieve to learn that  the champagne crop has been  practically a failure and that many  other wines are so dear as to be  prohibitive. How we are going to  get through this winter we do not  know I  The annual re-union and social  evening of the Baptist Young  Men's Club is to be held on New  Year's Day at the home of Mr. and  Mrs. H. C. Jenkins, on Cadder Av.  All past and present membera are  requested to accept this notice as  a personal invitation to be present.  Supper! will be served at 5.45, alter which the Rev. A. Evans will  give a brief new years' address,  the remainder of the evening being spent ia a social way.'   4   Patriotic Services at  St. Michael's  Bobsleighs and  Cutters  Our carload of the above arrived, just in time to be  in demand and we expect to do a big business.  We have a fine 'how of Cutters at varying price*,  and are satisfied that we shall be able to please you.  Bags, Trunks, Suit Cases, Travelling Rugs, &c.  W. R. GLENN & SON  Pendozi Street Phone 150  Millinery Sale  A   nice assortment of Trimmed Hats, $5 & $6, for..$2.95  Few to sell at $1.25  All Untrimmed Shapes...50c  $2 Tweed Sport Hats 75c  Wings & Mounts...Half Price  Children's Soft Felt Hats... 50c  Baby Bonnets, reg. $2.50 and  $3, for ..$1, $1.50 oc $1.75  AH lines of Fancy Goods and Fancy Work Materials reduced.  Cushion Tops... 25c  Miss BUCHANAN  Keller Block  On Sunday next, the 31st inst.,  the Roll of Honor, {containing the  names of the men of the congre  gation who are serving their country, will be dedicated at the mom  ing service, 11 a.m.  The Archbishops and Bishops  of the Anglican church have directed that a special Service of Intercession and Thanksgiving in recognition of the devotion shown  by the manhood and womanhood  of our empire, should be held on  the last Sunday of the year. Thia  service will be held at St. Michael  and AU Angels' at 3.30 in the  afternoon. A collection will be  taken for the Red Cross, and Patriotic Societies. All are welcome,  and as the time of the service will  not interfere with any other church  service, it is hoped to see a large  attendance.  The Handicap of Bigness.  Many have thought that the mere bigness of the  'mall order houses enables them to sell more  cheaply than the local merchant. On the contrary; bigness entails vastly increased expenses,  out of proportion to the increased business. Trace  your order through mail-openers, checkers, cashiers, more cneckere, billers, still more checkers,  shippers, teamsters, etc., with checkers to check  ihe checkers at every step. Then consider the enormous taxes and rents they have to pay. You  will find that your local merchant, who superintends his own business, is in a position to give  you batter service at the same or better prices.  We have what you want in both Common and Finished  LUMBER  Doors Windows Shingles  Prices right.        Delivery prompt.        Satisfaction guaranteed.  Kelowna Saw-Mill Company, Limited  D. LLOYD-JONES . . . Managing-Director  O.K. LUMBER CO., Ltd.  Are now completely equipped to supply all  your lumber needs.  We have a large stock of local and  coast  ROUGH AND F1NISH1NGLUMBER  of high-grade quality and in splendid condition.  A complete line of  DOORS AND WINDOWS  LATH AND SHINGLES  COAL  COAL  Pennsylvania Hard, $17.50       Taber Smokeless, $11.00  Princeton Lump $8.00 Princeton Nut $7.00  TERMS CASH  Phone  66  W. HAUG  P.O. Box  166  A new carload of our beat-Flour, Straight Alberta Flour,  Bran, Shorts, Middlings, Oats and Rat Oats, just in  Come in and see the new Congoleum Rugs, 3-ft. by 3-ft.; 3-ft.  by 4J-ft.; 3ft. by 6-ft.; 6-ft. by 6-ft. j 6-ft. by 9-ft.; 6-ft. by 12-ft.  AH with nice borders  The Following Bargains to Offer:  Solid oak China Cabinet, beveled  glasa ends, coat $75 . $25  Chippendale China Cabinet, worth  $75.for -   $20  Oak roll top dealt       . .   $15  Wire double Davenport -   $8  Large oak chair        - -   $5  Oak Rocker - .   $5  Nice Urge enamelled Bed  Common enamelled Bad  Birmingham Wheel  Hand Sewing Machine -  Oak round Dining Table  Two Surreys, with Poles  Pair Work Harness ���  Pair Democrat Harness  $8  $5  ��20  $10  $20  $30  $20  $20  Bring in anything you ban for salt and come hen whan you want anything  STOCKWELL, the Auctioneer PAGE SIX  KBLOWHA   RECOM  T&TJRSDAY, DEC. 30-th, I9i6.  ( WAiNTED! }  FOR SALE���Ford car, $300. Everything  in good running order. Apply D.  Leckie. 44t(  HOUSE TO RENT, Furnished, eight  rooms with bath, on Bernard Avenue.  $15 per month. Apply Harvey it Dug.  ���an. 48tl  FOR   SALE-Galvani/ed,  aingle   strand,  fencing wire. Noa.  9  and 12.   Good aa  new: 4c per lb..    Apply A. M. Cowan.  3-6p  FOUND-Purae containing aum of money.  Owner' can  have same  by  describing  contents. Apply ha Brisbin, Glenn Aven-  52.3  GIRL, for housework  and  plain cooking.  Good wagea.   Apply Mrs, Gordon Renfrew, Rutland.   Phone 3107. Box 265.  4-6  FOR SALE, two-seated Democrat, in good  order, very eaay running. Cheap for  cash or trade of wood. C. Weeks, Benvoulin. 5-7  FOR SALE OR TRADE, 1916 sia-cvlin-  der McLaughlin, known as the " Baby  Six." Will take good Ford in part payment. Thia car is in perfect shape and  owner has good reason for selling. Apply Jamea 1. Campbell. 5tf  FOR SALE, thoroughbred Jersey Cow,  tested, good rich milker, fourth calf in  February. C. T. D. Russell, Rutland.  WANTED, Pruning or other work, by  experienced gardner. Apply J. Baylis,  Kelowna.  J ROYALS  YEAST  MAKES PERFECT BREAD  FOR SALE, few tons of baled Straw, 8  brood sows, 6 young pigs, 100 gallons  sweet cider, few tons ot feed carrots and  mangels. Apples fiom 50c per box up.  Apply H. B. Burtch. Phone ISO.      5tfc  GOOD AIREDALE  PUPPIES   for  sale,  $5 each.    Apply box T, Record Office.  6-7p  Canadian " Christmas  Ship" Arrives Safely  Animated scenes were witnessed in Liverpool when the Canadian Pacific steamer Missanable  arrived, She was the Canadian  Christmas boat and took over hundreds of women and children desirous of spending Christinas wilh  their husbands nnd brothers training in Britain or on leave Irom the  front. Of 340 cnbin p.isaengern  only 43 were men, wilh all parts  of tbe Dominion represented.  There were women from Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, New B,  Quebec, Ontario, the prairie provinces, B. C. and the Yukon, ihe  majority having never seen the oH  country before.  The train carried lliem lo London and various Canadian camp*,  and hospitals scattered throughout  Britain.  The steamer also carried a big  mail and huge consignment ol  Christmas parcels for the men  (raining and at the front.  An official staled that over 800,-  000 Canadian parcels were received in one week in the mail despatched from Montreal.  Two Canadian Pacific steamers  recently took between them 20,-  000 bags of mails and parcels.  The Corporation of  The City of Kelowna  PUBLIC NOTICE  NOMINATIONS  FOR  Mayor, Aldermen & School Trustees  WORK WANTED. Man, or man and  wife, experienced in farm work, seek  situation.    Apply box S, Record Office.��  Re Estate of Rembler Paul,  Deceased.  All   persons  paving  claims against the  above   estate   are   requested to send   the  same at once to tlie undersigned.   Formal  proof will be called for later.  Dated the 26th day of December, 1916.  R. B. KERR,  Rowcliffe Block, Kelowna, B.C.  Solicitor for the Rjyal Trust Co., Executor  6-7  Automobiles For Hire  Apply H. B. BURTCH  Phi  180  AUCTIONEER  1 have had over 21 years' experience in the Auctioneering  business, particularly in the  line of Cuttle, Farm Implements and Household Furniture ; and this experience is  at your disposal, It means  better results from your auction sales'.  Anyone wishing to arrange for  an Auction Sale should see or  write to  G. H. KERR  Auctioneer  P.O. Box 195, Residence at  Kelowna, B.C. GLENMORE  Mr. G. W. CUNNINGHAM  Pendozi Street, is acting  aa  agent in  Kelowna and will make   alt   arrangement* for the conducting of sales  In the County Court of Yale  llolden at Vernon.  In the Matter of the Estate of Esther  Alma Sehell, deceased.  NOTICE ia hereby given that all Creditors and others having claims against the  Estate of the said Esther Alma Sehell deceased, are required on or befor* the 21st  Way of January, 1917, to send by post or  deliver to William Garrett Sehell. of Rutland, B.C., Administrator of the said Estate, their full names, addresses and descriptions, with full particulars of their  claims, statement of their accounts, and  the nature of the securities, if any, held  by them.  And further take notice that after such  above-mentioned date, the said Administrator will prt.ceed to distribute tlie estate  of the deceased among the persons entitled thereto, having regard only to the  claim* of which he shall then have notice,  and that he will not be liable for .the said  insets or any part thereof, to any person  or perio s of whose claims notice shul)  not have been received by him at the time  of such distribution.  Dated at Kelowna, B.C., thia 21st day of  December. 1916.  WILLIAM G. SCHELL,  Administrator of the said Estate.  Jf-9  Tc meet the requirements of the  winter campaign the War Conlin  gen" Association has alpeady sent  81,000 pairs of socks to Canadians  at the front.  "That this meeting of merchants  and clerics is heartily in favor ol  Saturday for the half-holiday, and  furtl er we believe that a mid-week  holiday will be detrimental to business," was a resolution passed  unanimously at a meeting consisting of between 300 and 400 retail  clerks and merchants, held in the  Labor Temple, Vancouver, on  Wednesday night.  Ladies   Wishing   to   Order  SP1BELLA    CORSETS  can meet ��  MRS. J. H. OAVFES  on Saturday    ol each week, or    B��y  in Room No. 1. Oak Hall block, be  tween thrr hours of 2:30 and 5:30 p.m.  PROFESSIONAL AND  BUSINESS CARDS  BURNE & TEMPLE  Solicitors,  Notaries Public,  Conveyancers, etc.  KELOWNA, :: B.O  R. B. KERR  Barrister  and Solicitor,  Notary Public.  KELOWNA,  B.C  E. C. WEDDELL  tJARRISTEH, SOLICITOR, and  NOTARY PUBLIC     .  9, Willit'fJ Blocli  Kelotcna. K.C  PIANOFORTE  MR.   HAROLD   TOD   BOYD  has resumed his teaching classes and will  leceive-  pupils   as   before   in   his   studio-  Trench Block, Kelowna.  P.O. box 374  JOHN GIIRTS  CONTRACTOR & BUILDER  Plans and Specifications Prepared  and estimates given for publicBuild  ings.Tov/n and Country Residences  JOI IN CURTS,  KELOWNA  F. W. GROVES.  M. Can. Soc. C. F.  Consulting Cloll and Hyiiruulic  Engineer  B.C. Land Suroetjor  Surveys snd Report, on Initiation Works  Applications for Water Licenses  KELOWNA. B.C  Barred Rocks  PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY  GIVEN to tlie Electors ol the Municipality ol tlie Corporation ol  the City of Kelowna, that 1 require  the presence of the said Electoi*  ul the Council Chamber, Bernard  Avenue, Kelowna, B.C., on the  Eighth Day of January, 1917  nt 12 o'clock noon, (or tlie purpose  ol electing persons to represent  lliem in the Municipal Council as  Mayor nnd Aldermen, nnd on the  Board of School Trustees as School  1 I listens  The mode of nomination of Candidates shall be as follows:  The Candidnle shall be nominated in writing; the writing shall  be subscribed by two voters of the  Municipality as proposer and se-  onder, and shall be delivered to  the Returning Officer nt any lime  between the date of this notice and  2 p.m. ol the day of lhe nomination; the said writing may be in  the form numbered Five (5y in the.  Schedule ol the Municipal Elections Act, and shall state the names,  residence and occupation or description of each person proposed,  in such manner as sufficiently to  identify such candidate and in tin  event of a poll being necessaij  such poll will be opened on the  Eleventh Day of January, 1917  at the Council Chamber, Bernard  Avenue, of which every person is  required to take notic and govern  himself accordingly.  Cockerels and Pullets For Sale  Apply M Copeland or the Secretary of Kelo'vna Poultry Assn.  SYNOPSIS OF COAL MINING  REGULATIONS  Qualification! for Mayor:  The persons qualified tu Lie nominated  for and elected as Mayor are such persons  as are male British subjects of the full age  of twenty.one years, and are not disquali-  6ed under any law, and have been for the  six months next preceding the day of nomination the registered owners, in the Land  Registry Office, of land or real property in  the City of Kelowna, of the assessed value,  on the taBt revised assessment Toll for the  City of Kelowna, of One Thousand Dollars or moreover and above any registered  judgment or charge, and who are otherwise qualified as municipal voters.  Qualifications for Aldermen:  The persons qualified to Le nominated  for and elected as Aldermen are such per.  sons as are male British subjects of the  full age of twenty-one years, and are not  disqualified under any law, and have been  for the last six months next preceding the  day of nomination the registered owners,  in lire Land Registry Office, of land oi  real property in the City of Kelowna, of  the aSBessed value, on the last revised assessment roll for the City of Kelowna. of  Five Hundred Dollars or more over and  above any registered judgm-nt or chnrge  and who are otherwise qualified as municipal voters.  Qualification) for School Trustees:  The persons qualified to he nominated  for and elected as School Trustees ate  such persons as are British subjects of the  full age of twenty-one years, and are not  disqualified under any law, and have been  for the six months next preceding the day  of nomination lhe registered owners, in  the Lan i Registry .Office, of land or real  property irj the Kelowna Cily School Dis  trict, u' the assessed value, on the osi  revised i ssessment roll for the Kelowna  tiiy School District, of Five Hundred Dol.  lars i more over and above any registered  judgment or charge, and who are otherwise qualified to vote at an election of  School Trustees in the Kelowna City  School District.  Given under i"y hand al Ke'ow.  nn, I?. '., ihis Twenty-eighth Hay  of Dec mber, 1916,  C. 11. DUNN,       i  Returning < '.'fir-i*  J. GALBRAITH  Plumber and Steam Fitter  PO. Bxtil Kelowna, BC,  CIDER  Delivered in Kelowna  50c per gallon  Coal miniag right! of {ho DoniiaUu  in Manitoba. Saskatchewan and Alberta, the Yukon Territory, ihe Northwest Territories, and in a portion ol  the Province of British Columbia, may  be leased for a term of twenty-one  yean at an annual rental of ->1 an  acre. Not more than 2,500 *wre��  will be leased to one applicant.  Applications for the least) must be  made by the applicant in person to  the Agent or Sub-Agent of the distriot  in which the rights upplied for nr*  situated.  In surveyed territory, the land must  be described by sections, or legal subdivisions of sections, and in unsurvey*  ed territory the tract applied lor  shall be' ataked out by the applicant  himself.  Each application must be accompanied by a fee of $5 which will be  refunded if the right applied lor a*e  not available, but not otherwise. A  royalty shall be paid on the merchantable output of the mine ..!. the rate of  five cents per ton.  The person operating the mine anall  furnish the agent with sworn ret arm  accounting for the full quantity of  merchantable coal mined and pay the  royalty thereon. If the coal mining  tights are uot being operated, auch}  returns shall be furnished at leatt once.  ���\ year. !  The lease will include the coal min-  <ng rights only, but the lessee mny  de permitted to purchase whatever  available surface rights may be considered necessary for the vorkiug of  lhe mino at the rat0 of $10 an a0***,  For full information application  should be made to the secretary of  the Department of the Interior, Ottawa, or to the Agent or Sub-Agent  of Dominion lands.  W. W. CORY.  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  IV. B. ���Unauthorized  publication of  'his ftilv-nrlisi'mr'nt  will not hw paid for.  J. A. BIGGER  BUILDER AND  CONTRACTOR  Estimates Furnished for all classes  of work  Phone 113  RO.B.X 155  4.6  J. M. CROFT  Bootmaker.  Ai! Hinds of1' Repairs  MiRNARD AVENUE,  KELOwNA.  Storm Windows  and Doors  If you value  comfort  and   fuel  economy you would be wise to  consult us about these.  Christmas Gifts  We can carry  out  your own ideas in  Special Articlea of Furniture or in original toys for the children  Furniture, Fruit  Ladders,  Sash and Doors  FxEPAIR WORK AND JOBBING  S. M. Simpson  One doorsouthof Fireball.   Phone 312  To Our Friends:  ������    ������������������ ^      |      ��� ��� ������lis.  We wish to thank you for the business  you entrusted to us during  this year of 1916  The Christmas business was particularly gratifying. The  customers bought early, were patient, kindly and appreciative, making our part in the transactions distinct pleasure.  Naturally, the goods we sold were decidedly more of the  necessities ol life than of the luxuries of life.  Several lines we were late in receiving and others we  were unable to procure at all, but we thank you for being so  willing to understand these difficulties and to uncomplainingly accept the situation.  Again for 1916 business we thank you and let us assure  you that our efforts for the future will not be lessened in  .   our endeavors to make this store for the coming year a  pleasure tor you to visit, and a  satisfaction for you to deal  at. Our good old motto-"C.UALITY AND SERVICE "  will still guide us during 191 7.  The McKenzie Co., Ld.  Occidental Fruit Co., Limited  ELLIS STREET, KELOWNA  No. 1 Banner Oats -'   $1.80 per 100  Potatoes -       -   $1.60 per 100  The Tageblatt announces that  the Swedish diplomatic representatives have handed to both belligerents and neutrals a note in supported those of President Wilson  arid the Swiss government.  Japan's answer to President  Wilson's note, it is believed, will  be warmly appreciative of his  solicitude for the restoration of  peace, but will regret the impossibility of stopping be ligerency before the purpose of the war is  effected.  Germany in the form of a note  in reply to President Wilson handed Ambassador Gerard proposes  meeting the delegates of all belligerents in a neutral city. The note  hints that Germany's work for the  prevention of future wars can only  commence after the end of the  present struggle. When this moment arrives Germany will be  ready with pleasure, it says, to col-  laborate entirely with the United  Stales in its exalted task.  Don.t forget the Masquerade on  New Year's night. Proceeds will  be handed over to the hospital.  There is a probability that within the very near future''a moving  picture film city and factory will be  established in British Columbia  similar to the Universal City outside Los Angeles, California.  A report went the rounds of  the press this week that parents  of children dressed like soldiers  were to be prosecuted. There is  no confirmation, however, says  an Ottawa despatch,, amongst  military officials of the report  that orders have been issued  forbidding children to wear any  clothing designed from military  uniforms. Regulations have always been in force forbidding  the wearing of any imitation of  the king's uniform, but these  regulations have never been interpreted as applying to children. They were designed merely  to guard against personation..  A National falli'Mormation!  THIS CAM) MUTT M SltUCD WIK] WMMSTLT MnrUMID SV AU. HUM  NATIONAL  THi aon or �� swd a> mcuwvi.  SERVICE.  Write^your Answers on the Card  whichjou will\shortlv receive  and Return.' Promptly It is 01>IJ$atikv/

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