BC Historical Newspapers

BC Historical Newspapers Logo

BC Historical Newspapers

Kelowna Record Jan 25, 1917

Item Metadata

Download

Media
xkelownarec-1.0180716.pdf
Metadata
JSON: xkelownarec-1.0180716.json
JSON-LD: xkelownarec-1.0180716-ld.json
RDF/XML (Pretty): xkelownarec-1.0180716-rdf.xml
RDF/JSON: xkelownarec-1.0180716-rdf.json
Turtle: xkelownarec-1.0180716-turtle.txt
N-Triples: xkelownarec-1.0180716-rdf-ntriples.txt
Original Record: xkelownarec-1.0180716-source.json
Full Text
xkelownarec-1.0180716-fulltext.txt
Citation
xkelownarec-1.0180716.ris

Full Text

 tCtatavmxMo^.)  ifctotama Mu$vh  VOL. IX.   NO. 10.  KELOWNA BRITISH COLUMBIA, THURSDAY, JANUARY 25, 1917.-4 PACES  Council Decide on  Tax Sale This Year  Discuss Financial Arrangement  for Year - Police Report Shows  Crime Diminishing  The eity counoil mat Monday cliiu'ly  for the purpose of making arrangements for the obtaining ol the custom  ary temporary loan Irom tha bank  against current taxes in orUr to :arry  on the business o the city until the  latter are paid. The general tirancinl  outlook wus reviewed, and as a p-:e-  Liminary to further negotiations, tlie  following resolution jwas passed: 'Th it  in view oi the large amount ��1 taxes  remaining unpaid, a Tax Sola be nul'l  during the present year."  There seemed to be no disposition on  tho part of any of the Aliornim to  deny the necessity of taking tliis  means of enforcing payment. Mayor  Sutherland also suggested (hat further  representations 'be made to .the go/e.u-  ment to so amend the Municiiinl Act  as to allow a rebate to be given on  all taxes, and not merely on tiu general tax, thus affording a muoh greater inducement for prompt payment.  A formal resolution waa then pans*!  authorizing the Finance eommilto to  make application for a loan up to  $40,000 for.the current expenses .if the  year.  A number of tenders for insurance of  the members of the Fire Brigade wero  received, and these were handed over  to the Fire oommittee who would report at the next meeting.  It waa announced that the last year  members of the Pa'.U cuii.mit fie,  Messrs. L. E. Taylor, Palmer, and D.  W. Crowley, had been reappointed.  Aid. Rattcnbury had been added to  the Public Works oommittee, and Aid.  Harvey to the Light and Water oommittee.  A letter waa read from the Fire  Brigade announcing the reappointment  of Max Jenkins, as chief.  Mention was made of the fire alarm  whioh had been turned in Sunday lust  and whioh had proved to be nothing  worse than a slight chimney fire. This  raised a discussion as to whether tbe  council should not as in most other  towns, compel people to keep their  chimneys 9wept.  A proposal was also disoussed to  relieve the city clerk oi the can oi  the Patriotio Fund, the duties connected with whioh had iuorcasod so much  as.to seriously interfere with the work  of the oity office.  Chief Thomas subnuttad Iris O.ild  annual report whioh drew atteuti in to  the marked reduction in crima 'which  had been 'noticeable sin:o thu outbreak  of the war. He pointed out the need  of better lighting of the baok (lanes of  the oity, more especially in the business part. During ths year there had  been 79 persons charged in the city  polios court, amongst whom were 14  juveniles, 33 Chinamen, 2 Hindoos,  and 1 Jap. The totai value of property stolen had been S673 of whioh  8385 worth had been reoovei-ed.  News has ceen received that the  Kelowna Creamery has taken First  Prize for Butter Prints at the B.C.  Dairymen's competition in Na-  naimo.  Westbank News  Mr. J. H. Campbell returned  home Tuesday night, after a long  deferred visit to friends near Rutland whom he knew back east.  The Boy. Scouts sure are a lone  patrol just now seeing their leader  has left the district and the scoutmaster is away too. Never mini  boys, do your best.  As W. B. Gore was returning  from the post-office the other  night, "Shorty" took it into liis  head to lie down. The result was  a broken shaft.  Quile a number of people mnde  the return trip to Kelowna Saturday. Among the visitors were:  Mr. J. Moffat, Mr. and Mrs. Dobbin,  Miss F. F. Weeks, Mrs. J. H. Campbell and Mrs. Gore.  Annual Meeting of the Board of Trade  Mr. H. F. Rees is New President - Financial Statement Shows  Great Improvement - Would Amalgamate With  Merchants' Association  News has been rrceivi-d ilia!  one of our late residents, Mr. A. J  Fouracre, has enlist d and is about  to proceed overseas with the hut-  talion known as the Bantams. Mrs  Fouracre and children nre to s'ay  in Victoria.    Well done Archie 1  The annual meeting ot tha Board of  Trade was held Tuesday evening when  the new officers for the ensuing year  were chosen.  Preceding this the ordinary business  incidental to the regular monthly  meeting was first disposed of.   It was  The prospect for the oomiag year  was much brighter. Financial 'conditions in the valley had greatly improved, and the good cropB and higher prices had done much to-raise the  tone of things generally.  'Speaking    of the output of the dis-  Wilson Landing and  Westside Notes  deoided    to    presB still more urgently trict    during    the past year, he said  for some rearrangement of the schedule lhat    there   had been shipped by ^e'^s who"'wT�� VsoneJly"acriu..';I!ted  .,��    IU-    ...... ._.l .1..    ,.'..!..    1 1    ���   1...1 ���..!,.    1...........    .........      t.urantV. I - r '  (Press oar ansa OorrsaDowlsat.l  Mr. and Miss Somerset return id irom  Kamloops on Monday last. They  have spent a visit of soma woek] rX  that point.  Bear Creek and vicinity is quite Inisv  these days. The Max Jenkins Co.  have a large logging cnm.r on the  Murray place, with Archie Johnson its  manager.  Wo regret to hoar of the Joath     of  |Capt. J. C. Gore, of Nelson.      Those  enced, und also to endeavor to obtain  a reduction of express rates due to the  shortening of the distance by that  route.  The following resolution forwarded  from the Okanagan Formers' Institute  was unanimously endorsed:  "That the Department ot Agriculture  bo requested to ta��o iilt.0 consideration  tho establishment of a model farm and  agricultural sohool in the Okauag-m  Valley, the farm to have uflrliutud  farm plots or stations for special pnr-  ! poses at selected points from Seymour  'Arm to Kaleden; that Farmers' Insti  n list of officers tutos. Women's Institutes, Municipal  Liberal Assn. for Councils, School Boards, Boards of  Trade, etc., in the Okr-nugan district  bo asked by ciroular letter to support  tno request."  An explanation ac 'omp.iny.ng thc  resolution stated: (I; That thc farm In  intended to be a puying industrial  business concern. On it -rnd oa the  nlliliatcd stations thore may b'J locnt-  ed plots for experimental, dr mohs'-ru-  or illustration pu poses; 1,2)  the school is Intended to IU  realized by us at home, but ihis students for form and household dul-  we know, there were never so >M ��y Bi^tS them the nee-scary  manv people by thc rame of Dor- knowledge and some training :.a ericas on this earth before, as now.      oulluro   and   domestic   science.      'lhe  course of study may be arranged    to  Oh, no, it's   a   mistake   to think cover part of the work pi'OBOribed   for  the degree of a Batchelor of thu  Science of Agriculture.  A resolution from the Nelson Bond  of Trade asking for an open mail car  service on the K. V. Ry. was also endorsed.  There was considerable discussion  concerning the movement to divert thc  proposed route of the transprovincial  highway so as to tap the Okanagan  Valley at Penticton and it was left to  tho executive to tako further steps to  of the passenger service on the Kettle local w holesale houses some   twenty'  Valley railway so as to fit    in   more thousand tons of produce, exclusive of  oanveniently    with    the Cake Bervioe, individual    ond     express    shipments,  and allow passengers arriving in Pen- which    would   probably   add   another  tioton qy th0 morning train from   the five to ten thousand tons more.    Tho  coast   to   make connections the same money    coming book into the distriot  day with the north-bound boat, avoid- from all this export was considerable,  ing    the long delay at present experi- Ho    believed    that    the present year  Mr. Scott Blackwood has relumed from Edmonton leporting rather mild weather in lhat rity o[ the  north. He complained of not being  well before he left and does not  seem to have improved veiy much  being obliged to keep home.  Following  ii  elected   by   th  the year 1917: Pres., J. H. Camp,  bell. Vice-Pres., C. Butt, Sec.-Trras.,  A. Nicol, Committee, Messrs. J.  Dobbin, W. Ball. A. Gellatly, G.  Elliott.  Miss Clarke, secretary of lhe Red  Cross Society, reports the forwarding of thirteen pairs of socks to  the Kelowna branch on Jann.iiy  15th. What joy these will bring to j tion,  the boys at the front can never be I That  the sawmill is starting up again  just because you saw those skids  of logs. Its the old folk trying their  best to keep the home fires burn  ing while the yoys are away at the  front.  We have one of the bovs home  again in the person of Pie. Jack  Tolhurst, who arrived on Thursday's boat. He is at present making his home wilh Mr. John Davidson���but every home is open to  Jack, for he comes back with a  gold bar on his arm. We hope  the treatment he is to receive at  Victoria will put him alright again,  Thc annual meeting of the West-  bank Pure-Bred Live Stock Assn.  was held in the schoolhouse on  Saturday night, Mr. Steele acting  as chairman. The secretary's report was approved and the finances foend to be in a flourishing  condition. The president thought  the association a good thing and  waa sure they had a good sire,  believing it to be well worth $900.  The following officers were elected : Mr. Steele, Pres., Mr. Joslyn  Vice-Pres., Mr. Lake, Sec.-Treas.,  and Messrs. Brown, Stribling, Nicol  and Webber Directors.  support the project.  Mr. I��� V. Rogers was proposed anil  accepted as a new member of thc  Board.  The ordinary meeting was then adjourned and the 'business of the annual  meeting taken up.  The first proceeding was the reading  of the financial statement, in whioh a  considerable improvement was noted  over last year.  i The retiring president, Mr. E. M.  Carruthers, addressed the meeting  briefly. Buring the past year, ho said,  the executive had made economy their  watchword, and had ruduced the liub-  ilities by a considerable amount. All  the outstanding ,notes had been cleared  off, ond ho hoped that by the end of  the next twelve months all debts  would have been paid off.  THE    MINISTER    OF     FINANCE  REQUESTS  THE  PEOPLE    OF    CANADA    TO  BEGIN NOW  TO  SAVE   MONEY   FOR   THE  NEXT WAR LOAN  JOK.S. ��17  DEPARTilMNT OT FINANCE  OTTAWA  would see an increase in fruit ship-  n'ints of at least 30 per cent.���some  shippers said 50 per cent. The amount  of orohard in bearing was as yet only  60 per cent, of what was planted, ond  thc next five years would see all this  coming in.  The lobor shortage was a serious  matter, and he urged farmers to got  ' igellier and organize in some way to  meet the difficulty.  The election of officers followed, thc  first being Mr. H. F. Rees, manager  of tho Royal Bank, who was unanimously selected aB president for the  coming year.  lipon taking his place as ohairmac  of the meeting, Mr. ltees thanked the  members ior ,tho hearty and unanim  ous manner of his election, and. with  characteristic energy went directly into the problems which would 'face the  Board in the near future. He asked  for the earnest cooperation of all in  the work for the advancement of the  district. It must be borne in min.l,  he Baid, that we were not only working for ourselves in this respect, but  also for the boys who were away in  Francs in the Bervioe of their King  .and country. ,  During the past two years thc lin.ud  had been under a heavy financial burden, and this had prevented much attention being paid to publicity and  other matters. People had criticised  the Board for not accomplishing more,  but after all it was "money which  made tho more go." To do very much  funds were necessary, and these could  only come from a larger membership.  He believed that with o little energy  their numbers could easily be-increased  to Boventy-tive paying live members,  who would take an interest and attend the meetings.  He spoke.of the liabilities of the  Board, which had hung like a drag  and a mill-stone around its neck, and  he intended to try t and induoe the executive to see it the remaining debts  could not be cleared off at once  that they could face the rost oi the  year unhampered.  Thero were several matters whieh he  would bring before the Board later.  One was a proposal to amalgamate  the Board of Trade and theMerohants'  Association. The objects of the latter  were in many respects identioal with  thoso of the Board, and a suggestion  he had already placed before that body  he believed had been more or less favorably received  Then thero was tho question of a  now government building, tbe need of  which hod been emphatically pointed  out lately by Judge Swanson. This  was now a separate constituency, and  the need of such a building had become greater. He did not ndvoaate  any expensive or elaborate structure,  but he thought a building oosting between i twelve or fifteen thousand dollars would servo the needs of the distriot for some time to oome, and  would provide accommodation for a  courthouse and stipendiary mogittrate,  provincial police, road superintendent,  fire and game wardens, etc.. He  would ask the Board to instruct the  executive to frame a resolution to  send to the government.  Mr. W. Haug was elected vioo-prosi-  dent, with the following as an executive counoil: Messrs. M. Hereron. F.  W. Giovee, E. M. Carmthere, J. tLeath-  ley, G. Meikle, G. S. MoKenrie, W. G.  Benson, B. C. Weddell, W. D. Brent,  and J. Forater.  Mr. N. D. MoTavish was again elected seoretary, the arrangement however  being temporary, pending the result of  the proposal to amalgamate with the  Merchants' Association. Muoh appreciation Waa expressed of the work of  Mr. MoTnvieb lor the Board over  with the superintendent of our boet  service will feel a real sorrow in his  loss. His unfailing courtesy and (.amine kindness of heart male friends fCr  him wherever he went.  Last week Mr. C. Browse dressed  another fine steer. This one turned  tho scale at only 19 lbs. short of, the  half ton���and was very fat, over 30 -It.  of leaf and other fat going in1. ���> the  melting pot. This is from stock  brought from the prairies by Messrs.  Goodacre and BrowBe���BtaUK Angus  and Shorthorn.  Local Grocers Take All Prizes  For Window Dressing  Every yeor tho "Canadian Grocer"  offers prizes for the best dressed store  window appropriate to the season.,  and though the contest is open to the  whole of Canada from coast to,coast,  ond draws forth contestants from a  large number of towns, it .is a-remarkable fact, and no si..all tribute to the  skill and enterprise of our local grocers, that all throe prizes in one olass  should have fallen to Kolowna.  The winners wero: 1st prize, Messrs.  ,J. F. Fumerton & Co. (window dressed by E. Lowley); 2nd prize, D. f>.  Campbell; and 3rd prize, The MoKenzio  Co., Ltd.  Speaking of the contest, the Canadian Grocer lays that it was one a'.  the best in its history, and the displays entered showed a very high order of decorative ability, and coin-  monta upon the fact that "one small  British Columbia town, should have  three successful contestants, any one  of whose displays would have done  marked credit to any of our forger  city stores."  A son was born to Br. snd Mci. 1  A. Hayman-lost Friday.  The fire alarm sounded last Sunday  evening, and the Brigade turned out  to F. Bouvette's house on Pendozi tt.  They found, however, tk.it there was  no need for their services, and it *ttt  understood that someone had nntiei  ���parks coming out of 'he chimney,  and had Bent in the .-all thinkiug the  chimndy wbb on fire.  long period without remuneration.  Mr. W. H. Mantle was reappointed  auditor.  It was arranged that a delegation  from tho executive should wait upon  tho Merchants' Association Friday to  bring the mutter of amalgamation before them.  Before the meeting adjourned Mr.  L. V. Rogers rose to speak on the  question of roads, whioh had been bo-  fore the Board earlier in the meeeing.  He said that owing to the fact that  there were now no road superintendents in the province, the government  woe endeavoring to get in the road  estimates through the Liberal members and also through the Liberal candidates who hod not been elected. He  had been endeavoring to gather information for the purpose, and he  would bcglad if any organizations or  individual! would make their wishes  known to him. At to_the government  building he hod olso token up that  matter with the government, but he  did not think it was one whioh should  be pushed at the present time, ot he  thought that all appropriations should  be reserved for the seorago of water  for irrigation.  Several speakers suggested that it  might be possible to get both, at the  ten or fffteen thousand required for  the building was a mere flea-bite compared with the quarter or half a million whioh would be required for the  irrigation project.  After the usual votes of thanks to  the retiring officer* Ih* meeting was  sdjmirtitd.  Mr. Clarence Dunoon returned Sr.it  day from a visit to Calgary.  Mr. Mugford has enlisted in the Forestry Battalion, and left last Thursd-i,  for Vancouver.  A surprise party was ..riven to 1 sh  Monford on Monday night, when a  large number of frionis u'liTfti to  wish him "many happy returns." '.  very pleasant evening was spent villi  games and dancing.  The Enterprise Club (tbe gii's of  Rutland) extend a hearty invitation t >  all interested in raising money for tho  Red Cross Fund to attend a social  gathering on the ice ut Ruthin! on  Wednesday evening,-.Jan. 3lit t'nflvo  and light refreshments are to be srrv-  ed at 9.30.  Tho Rutland United Farmers held  their annua! meeting lost Monday  evening when the following officers  were elected: President, W. G. Sehell,  vice-president, Earl Clever, secretary-  treasurer, E. C. Wjolsey, togoth.'i'  with an executive com ,i:tti-e. :t ."as  decided to hold a "smi.o,r'' on Mon  day, February 5th, and to extend a  hearty invitation to members of kindred organizations throughout ths  district. Refreshments and tobacco  will be provided free, and a good programme is being arranged. The affair  is to start at 8 p.m., and it is expelled will draw a large crowd of the  men folk.  The annual meeting of the Rutland  Women's Institute was hell ia the  school on Thursday laet. There wns  a good uttondance and considerable  business was done. Tho election of  officers did not tako much lime is only  one ballot was necessary. Mrs. Kail  Clever was reelected president. Mrs.  Hardie and Mrs. LeitheaJ, vice-presidents, and Mrs. S. (.ray focrotary-  treasurer.  Tho secretary's report showed that  the Institute started the year with 36  members. Three directors were elected  Mrs. Scott, president, Mrs. F.srI (lever and Mrs'.' Will Sehell, v5��-ftrwlrlant��,  and Mrs. A. E, Harrison, secretary.  At the beginning of February tho secretary resigned and Mrs. S. Gray vos  appointed to that office. In April Mrs.  Scott resigned her office and Mrs. Karl  Clever was elected president. As t>  membership increased other directors  wero appointed, viz., Mrs. W. McDonald, Mrs. Stonehouse, ond Mrs. Guest.  During the year tw;elve regular i-reet-  ings and nine directors' meetings wvie  held. A good programme was arranged for each meeting, and foitU'illy  carried out with but two ex -upturns.  Three interesting papers wwri read  during the year, and -ive deaon-itra-  tiohs were given, viz., on Dressmaking  by Mrs. V. Dilworth, Salads, by lies-  dames Cross and Campbell, VWrH  Cooking by Mrs. Hour!, Smuvi'"  Drinks, by Mrs. Mugford, aai i'nrdy  Making, by Mrs. B. McDonald, of Kelowna. These Jadies ore to lie congratulated,on the excelhnce of thru work.  An apron contest and an essay contest for the school wero part of the  yoar's programme. Io Fcbruiry ��  Valentine social was given fov the l-on-  cfit of the Red v'ross ��l which ths  sum of $28.20 was raised. A ro:.test  for new members in March an t April  raised the membership to SI, but at  some of these new niemoors wero unable to attend thc .nestings, the avei-  oge attendance was not good. In  November a bazaar nnd eonoert com  hold, and the proceeds, J114.96, wero  divided between the Red Cross and  Patriotic Funds. A donation of WO  wns made to thc Serbian Relief Fund.  Several parcels containing hand-knitted sooks, pyjamas, shirts, bondages,  etc., hove been sent to tho Central  Depot of the Red Cross Society nt  Vancouver, and cosh donations amounting to M6 hove olso been forwarded. Sinoe September collection!,  hod beon token up for the Prisoners  of War Fund, amounting to J18.W.  The total receipts of tho Institute had  been 1322.79, and expenditure *2SS-53.  The name of R. Gray, Okouagan  Mission was amongst the list of  wounded this week.  The Pope it preparing a note to  the belligerent!!, which, it ia reported, will be of an entirely independent character. This papa) note  will be more of ��� religious than  political act and will be addressed  to the {people rather than their  leaders. PAGE TWO  KKI.OWNA   RECORD  Thursday, Jan. 25th, 1917.  KELOWNH record  Published every Thursday at Kelowna,  British Columbia  JOHN LEATHLEY  Editor ond Proprietor  StlBKCntlTiON  RATE*  $1.50   per   vi-.'ir;   760.,    six    mODtbs.   Ijoitad  states SO cents adrtitlonal.  AU subscriptions navable in advance  Subscribers   at   the  rerrular  rale   can  have  ���.\tru  papers  malted  to  friends  nt  ft distance  nt HALF RATE. i.e.. 7R  cents Der vear.  This special privilege is granted tor the  purpose ol advertising the cltv  snd district.  ADVERTISING RATES  LODGE NOTICES. PROFESSIONAL CARPS  ETC.. 1.5 cents per column inch per veek.  LAND AND TIMBER NdTICES-30 davs. ire  60  davs S7.  WATER NOTICES-S9 lor live insertions.  LEGAL ADVERTISINO-Kirst insertion. 12  cents per line: each subsequent insertion. *���  cents per line.  CLASSIFIED ADVERTISEMENTS -2 cents  per word lirst insertion, 1 cent per word  each subsequent insertion.  DISPLAY ADVERTISEMENTS - Tuo inches  and under. 60 centa per inch lirst insertion  over two inches 40 cents per inch lirst insertion: 20 cents per inch each subseuuept  insertion.  All changes in contract advertisements must  be in the hands of the printer bv Tuesday  evening tu ensure publication in the next  issue.  There seems to have been a disposition for some time past to belittle the importance and usefulness  of the Kelowna Board of Trade.  This has been due, no doubt, chiefly to the fact that enthusiasm in the  work of the Board has been gradually on the wane, and the membership and attendance at meetings has continued to show falling  off. The cause of all this���or rather the excuse, for it should not be  s  accepted as a legitimate   reason���  has been the general depression of  business conditions, and the difficulties and comparative suspension  of progress arising out of the war.  Though all these things coupled  with money shortage and conse-  qdent lack of working funds rendered necessary a period of caution and curtailment of expenditure  no greater mistake could be made  than to imagine that the need for  the Board of Trade has in any degree diminished. Rather, indeed,  has it become more vitally necessary that the leading business men  and citizens of the town should get  together earnestly to protect the  welfare of the city and district, and  to hasten the revival, which all except the most confirmed pessimists,  can already see many indications  of.  Rightly considered, the Board of  Trade is the people's forum, and  the only really authoritative medium through which the needs of  the district can find expression.  Its value as an advisory body to  the Provincial and Federal gttvern-  ments in their relation to this district, and also to the city council,  has time after time been demonstrated. To leave such matters to  party organizations is not only unwise and mostly ineffectual, but  there is the grave danger of leaving the door open to corruption  and political machinations. It is  of no use to rail against partizan  methods of government unless the  public are willing   to   avail  them  selves ot independent means of  making their wants known to the  powers that be.  Jn the Board of.Trade is an excellent instrument for the curbing  of the power of political " pull,  which should have no part in the  determining and obtaining of what  is due to the district as its right  To do this the energetic co-operation of its members is needed to  make it a non-politiral force which  can make itself heard and recognized. The individual or community  which allows itself to sink into  apathy and indifference must inevitably be left behind in the march  of progress.  While no one wishes to recall  the era of mad speculation and  feverish boom times which have  left such disastrous conditions  throughout the west, yet the desire  for legitimate industrial expansion  and the building up of a larger nnd  more prosperous community is one  which should be fostered and encouraged.  rCelowna possesses assets in the  way of attractions as a desirable  place to live, with which few places  in the Dominion can compare, and  the inducing of larger settlement  by people who would be self-supporting and industrious can not  but bring immense advantage's to  all. "Wake up, Kelowna I " would  be a good watchword for the future. Throw off the weight of  cynical pessimism and work for  belter things.  The appointment of Mr. H. F.  Rees as president of the Board is  in itself a guarantee that ne.v life  will be infused into that body. His  tremendous reserve of energy and  practical optimism will not be long  in making itself felt, and we look  forward confidently to a year of  greater activity and usefulness. ,  The case which came up in the  police court last Friday, where a  man was fined for leaving his  horse tied up in the street for six  hours should serve as a reminder  to others, for the case in question  is not an isolated one by any  means. The by-law dealing wilh  the matter places the maximum  time at four hours. In summer  time this is not so bad so long as  care is taken that the horse has  some kind of shelter from the  hot sun, but in winter, especially  during periods of biting cold winds,  such as we have had during the  past week or two, four hours is  altogether too long lo leave any  horse 'standing, unless very well  blanketed.  READ  LABEL  Five hundred and ten thousand  persons have died of starvation in  Syria, according to information received by the Corriere D'ltalia.  Lebanon is said to have suffered  particularly, while at Beirut inhabitants are said to have been picked  up on the streets nearly dying of  hunger. The number of suicides  is increasing to appalling proportions. Similar horrors are reported  as occurriug in Palestine and parts  of the interior inhabited by Christ  ians.  m MAGIC  BAK1N&P0WDER  Orders for  Local  Scouts  "Bl PREPARED"      Kelowna, Troop  Troop Firat;   Self Last  Edited by Pioneer.    Jan. 23rd, '17  ORDERS by command for week  ending February 3rd,  1917.  DUTIES : Orderly patrol for  week.Curlews; next for duty, Wolves.  PARADES: Each patrol will  parade during the week at least  once, at the call of its Leader.  The patrol leaders and seconds  will parade at the club room on  Wednesday the 31st., at 7.15 p.m.  The orderly patrol tor the week  must have a fire at the club room  by 7.15 for any troop parade called for there at that time, or any  parade of leaders or seconds.  What is our membership going  to be on the first of February next?  Only twelve members of the troop  have passed any of the second  class tests and none of these twelve  have even completed the tests.  We ask some scout in the Troop  to mark on Bernard Avenue a distance of half a mile from the club  room, ilso the same distance on  Pendozi Street.  Several good little turns recently  effected by members of the Troop  have come to our hearing, and  without mentioning any names we  thank and congratulate you, not  the least for your modesty in keeping your kind acts entirely to yourselves. We should always be very  glad if anyone in Kelowna or district would bring any good turns  of scouts noticed by them to the  Scoutmaster's attention. r  Scoutmaster Weddell recently  had a letter from Mr. Claude James  who was always a good and helpful friend of the Troop while in  Kelowna. He joined the motor  boat patrol service but is now attached to the H.M.S. "Hermin-  ione". His letter was written from  Southampton and he mentioned  what great assistance an English  scout, patrol leader, Leslie Browne,  of St. Andrews' troop, Southampton,  had been to him in getting up his  signalling. He also wrote as follows :- "Please tell the boys, 1 ent  to a scouts' concert over here and  they can't show the Kelowna Troop  anything, not even singing, and  their sketches are nothing compared to the ones Kelowna can put  on (I salute vou Kelowna!) We are  afraid that sounds as though Mr.  James in his travels has been in  the near neighbourhood of the  Blarney stone, but as we frequently  have to use this column for the  purpose of "dressing down" ourselves, a little "taffy" may do us no  harm. Mr. James also mentions  the great importance of keeping  up our signalling. We wish him  all good luck in the grfat game,  and a safe and speedy return to us.  We are sorry to hear that the  lone Patrol at Westbank has tem-  orarly lost its'patrol leader, Scout  Halpyn Moffatt. He was a very  keen and enthusiastic scout and  we hope will soon be able  to  re-  TO INVESTORS  |HOSE WHO, FROM TIME TO TIME, HAVE FUNDS REQUIRING  INVESTMENT MAY PURCHASE  AT PAR  DOMINION OF CANADA DEBENTURE STOCK  in Sums of ssoo or any multiple thereof.  Principal repayable 1st October, 1919.  Interest payablo half-yearly, 1st April and 1st October by cheque (free of exchange tt  any chartered Bank in Canada) at the rate of five per cent per annum from the date of  purchase.  Holders of this stock will have the privilege of surrendering at par and accrued interest,  as the equivalent of cash, in payment of any allotment made under any future war loan Issue  in Canada other than an issue of Treasury Bills or other like short date security.  Proceeds of this stock are for war purposes only.  A commission of one-quarter of one per cent will be allowed to recognized bond and  stock brokers on allotments made In respect of applications for this ttock which bear their  stamp.  For application forms apply to the Deputy Minister of Finance, Ottawa.  DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE, OTTAWA,  OCTOBER 7th, 1916. ��  turn to his patrol.  Our request for any old or unused furniture any of our friends  might be able to give us for furnishing our quarters in the house  so kindly lent to us by Capt. Boyee  M. D., has met with ready response  in the person of Mr. Pease, who  has given us a stove, piping and  rocking chair. We wish to convey to Mr. Pease through this column our very sincere thanks for  his kindness.  Boy Scouts in the Far North  (Victoria Headquarters).��� The  rigors of the frozen north have no  terrors for boy scouts. As far  north as Dawson City, Yukon Territory, the scout is almost as familiar a figure as he is in the east  and in the west. Adorned in the  regulation scout uniform, with his  bread rimmed hat, his shorts,  khaki shirt, etc , he goes about the  streets of Dawson City wearing the  same broad smile, doing the same  kind acts, "doing his duty to God  and the King" just as his fellow are  doing in the cities, towns and villages of the east, west and south.  His daily program is the same as  that of scouts through the Dominion. In Dawson City there is a  well trained Troop of twenty-five  boys and a scoutmaster. Considering the locality and the fact that  Dawson City only boasts a population of about eight thousand  people, the strength of the Troop  is no mean total. In a recent letter  the honorary secretary writes as  follows:- "You will, I feel sure, be  interested in knowing that our  Troop here is in a flourishing condition. If consists of twenty-five  members all keen on their work.  They have passed their Tenderfoot  tests and will soon be able to pass  as Second-Class Scouts. They are  fully uniformed in the regulation  scout uniform. We have had two  summer camps and are preparing  for our third spell under canvas."  Dr.  MATHISON  Dentist  KELOWNA   ::   B.C.  J. A. BIGGER  BUILDER AND CONTRACTOR  Estimates Furnished for all classes  of work  Labor Saving  Office Supplies  When you need Office Supplies you  will find HERE just the kind that will  make the office work easy, and economise time.  Besides a complete line of the best  grade of Miscellaneous Supplies \ve  specialize in:���  Synoptic and Columnar Books,  Blank Books, Legal Blanks,  Typewriter and Carbon Papers,  Manuscript Covers, &c, &c.  P. B. Willits & Co.  REXALL DRUGGISTS  Phone 19 Kelowna, B.C.  Furniture, Doors  and Sash  REPAIR   WORK AND JOBBING  Saws Filed and Set, Skates  Hollow Ground  S. M. SIMPSON  One door south Firehall. Phone3l2  AUCTIONEER  I have had over 21 years' experience in the Auctioneering  business, particularly in the  line of Cattle, Farm Implements and Household Furniture ; and this experience is  at your disposal, It means  better results from your auction salei.  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 all arrangements for the conducting of sales  YOU will like the style, the soft, finely-finished  leather in them, the way they are sewed, and  their general good looks.  You will like the way we fit you, and the Price  we charge you. ���  We'd like to fit a pair of our shoes on your feet  once and you would like to have us do so every  time you need shoes.  Footwear Department  In Patent Button or Lace  Bals, high tops, new heels  and toes...Pair$6.50,$7  Black Kid Boots, easy fitting styles, medium heels  plain toe caps..Pair $4.50  Dongola common - sense  House Slippers, rubber  heels   Pair$1.50  Vici or dull finish Kid  Boots, high tops, new  heels and toes  Pair $6.50 and $7  Vel. Kip. and Gunmetal  Boots, easy fitting styles,  medium and low heels.  Per pair $4 and 1  Misses' Patent Button Boot  high tops, plain toes and  low heels Pair $4.50  Misses' and Children's Patent Strap Slippers  Pair $1.25 and $2.25  Children's Shoes  Children's Dongola Button  and La.ce Bals, patent  toe... Pair$l and $1.75  Gunmetal & Box Kip Shoes  Per pair...$1.75 & $2.85  Men's and Boys' Work and Dress Shoes in  a  good range  of leathers and  leading styles, all most reasonably priced  Rubbers and Overshoes  For all the family in Light or Heavy weights.     Also Boys'  and Men's extra heavy Lumbermen's Rubbers.  All first quality rubber.  DRESS GOODS  New  Dress and Suiting  Velveteens and  Velvet  Cords in shades of Olive, Tebac, Navy, Cardinal,  Cream, Copenhagen and Black  New Tweed Dress New Plaid Dress Goods  goods, nice even weave assorted patterns, suit-  in shades of Fawn and able for children's wear  Brown. 42-inches wide and ladies' skirts.   40-  . Very special value, per inches wide. Price per  yard  50c      yard  75c  Grocery Department  When you take our " High Quality" foods into your  house  to use, you will make our store your store.  Morning deliveries st 9.30 snd 11  Afternoon deliveries at 3 and 5  Malkin's Jams, in 4-pound  tins   85c  Empress   Marmalade,    in  4-pound tins   75c  Preserved Ginger, in earth-  em pots  35c  Brunswick Sardines  4 tins for 25c  Brunswick Herring in Tomato sauce   15c  Pure B.C. Honey in the  comb or extracted.    ,  In the comb   25c  In I-pound jars  25c  In 2-pound sealers.. 45c  In 4-quart sealers... 85c  Siam Rice, per lb     5c  Anchor Sauce     15c  Table Raisins     15c  Phone or mail us your orders.    We will fill them  to your satisfaction  J. F. FUMERTON & CO. 1  THE CASH STORE " It Pays to pay Cash "  Regular Delivery Hours:  Moming-9.30 and 11        Afternoon-3 and 5  m [Thursday, Jan. 25th, 19I7.  KELOWNA   MtCOU  PAOS THBBE  mf ��� ��� LiMirco   Suits on Sale This Week,  $19.75 and  $27.50  A TTRACT1VE  ** Styles in Useful Suits are being offered this  week at a great  reduction .in price.  These consist of  Suits that are all  in keeping with  the styles that  will    be     worn  ' through the coming spring.  See these suits  and make your  selection early.  Two Prices:  $19.75 & $27.50  Tweed Skirts  NEW Donegal Tweed  Skirts in the smartest  and newest styles for  present wear - $6.95  Silks, 95c  PAILETTE and Messa-  line Silks in 36-inch  width. A beautiful  silk in all colors 95c  Phone 361  Kelowna  KELOWNA THEATRE  Motion Pictures on Tues., Thurs. and Sat.  i     ��� =  Saturday���"Melody of Love," and comedies.  Tuesday���A Triangle Feature, also Keystone Comedy.  Two Shows, 7.30 & 9, Matinee Saturday.  Admission, 20c & 10c  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  How to Make Money  and Be Happy!  ^ Buy a Sewing Machine Make Sewing  a hobby and it will become a pleasure.  <| Sew for yourselses; sew for the Red  Cross ;  sew for charity.  <J We sell both White and Singer machines, guaranteed for ten years, but will  last a lifetime.  Prices range from $35 to $50  Kelowna Furniture Co.  TOWN AND COUNTRY NOTES  1  The Misses Leckie returned to.  town this week.  Monday was the Chinese New  Year and sounds of revel y have  been heard proceeding from the  local Chinatown this week.  The regular monthly meeting of  the Ladies' Hospital Aid will be  held in the Board of Trade rooms  on Monday afternoon, January  29th.  Mr. J. C. Richards,  of Messrs.  Burne &   Weddell, has  been   ap  pointed  a  notary  public  for the"  province of B.C.  Mrs. P. Harding left last Friday  for Nelson, where she will join her  husband. Mrs. Harding leaves a  large ciicle of' friends, who much  regretIher departure.  Pupils will be enrolled in the  receiving class of the public school  from Thursday, February 1st, until  Friday, February 16th. Beginners  must have attained the age of six  years by February 16th.  A government fanning mill is  expected to arrive in Kelowna on  Wednesday next. Farmers having  seed 'to clean Jshould advise the  secretary of the Farmers' Institute  at once so that arrangements can  be made to suit all.  (here will be an informal dance  in aid of the local Red Cross in  Morrison's Hall, on Thursday evening, February 8th. This doubtless  will be the last dance before Lent  begins, so come along and help���  good music, good eats, good time.  Will all ladies willing to assist  please communicate with either  Mrs. Knowles or Mrs. Crowley.  At the police court Friday after  noon C. Ramponi was fined $5 for  a breach of a city by-law in allowing his horse to stand out in thc  street for six hours. Section W, of  By-law 6, states that no horse shall  be allowed to remain tied up in  the street for a longer period than  four hours. Ramponi pleaded  guilty, but stated in explanation  that he had no knowledge of the  by-law in question.  To Help Pack Fruit  In order to augment the supply  of labor in the fruit-growing districts of the province, the depart  ment of education, through the  minister, the Hon. Dr. MacLean,  has made arrangements to permit  of the senior classes in the public  and high schools assisting jn the  work of picking and packing fruit,  This is a temporary arrangement,  and will, to a certain extent, obviate the necessity of employing  Orientals, and will supply the shortage of labor due to the war. The  pupils in these senior classes will  not be required to return to school  until October 1, the school time so  lost being partly made up by a  shortening of the Christmas and  Easter holidays. A circular letter  embodying these changes will  soon be issued by the department.  As was pointed out at the Board  of Trade meeting Tuesday, the value of the scheme to this valley,  where apples are the principal  crop, is not so great as it would be  in a soft fruit district. By October  1st only the earlier varieties of apj  pies are ready for picking, the  heavy main crop coming some  weeks later.  Mr. P. T. Dunn returned Tuesday from a visit to the coast.  Miss Buchanan left for the coast  yesterday, where she will spend a  few weeks looking over the new  spring millinery styles.  Mr. H. H. Price who haa had  charge of the Imperial Oil Co's  depot here left on Monday afternoon, for the coast, where he  tends enlisting in the 231st.  A dance is to be given by the  Fire Brigade in Morrison's Hall  next Thursday evening, February  1st. Come and spend a pleasant  evening. Cards and light refreshments.   Per couple 75c. 10-1  There are many people throughout the Okanagan who will learn  with regret of the death last week-  end at Nelson of Capt. J. C. Gore  superintendent of the C.P.R. lake  service for the Okanagan and Arrow Lakes, after an illness of only  a few days. He was looker) upon  as one of the most efficient officers  in the company's service. He was  64 years of age and leaves a son  and daughter.  A twelve-lesson fruit packing  school course has been arranged  and the date will be published  shortly. The following havejjoined  the school and a few more names  can still be taken:. Mesdames G.  Longstaffe, W. Halliday and Rub  mann ; Misses B. Cosens, L. Wool-  sey, M. Hawes, G. Jensen, E. Jensen, H. Ellis, R. Elliott, M. Prowse,  E. Millie; Messrs. H. Gale, W. R  Laws, A. Barron, Raymond Laws,  A. Ritchie and N, Ruhmann.  With the object of raising funds  or the Patriotic Fund a committee  of local ladies are making arrangements to give a children's enter  tainment on Friday, February 16th  ,I'he affair is to be of a somewhat  unusual order and the interest of  various schools and organizations  is v being enlisted. Fuller details  will no doubt be given later on  but in the meantime it may be said  that there will be fancy costume  dances, choruses, recitations, and  probably many novel items. The  Boy Scouts are also to take part  The trustees have granted the use  of the assembly hall in the new  schc ol for the affair.  At the time of the fall fair, Miss  Ursula Whitehead organized i  tag day for" prisoners of war.  The money raised was sent to the  Daily Graphic fund which under  took to send hampers to friendless  prisoners in Germany. That they  have reached their destination is  evident from the fact that during  the past week Miss Whitehead  has received postcards of acknowledgment from the following of  our brave boys of the 2nd Cana  dians: Ptes. Thomas Smith and  Steve Leblanc, Hameln; W. O.  Rourke, Cpl. Robert Minchin end  Tom Taylor, Giessen; F. H. Rew,  Dulmen ;v Pfe. H. Sheard, Fried-  richsfeld ; Ptes. A. T. Kelly. Frank  Potter, and Cpl. Herbert Rogers;  Soltau ; and W. A. Richards. Mis:  Whitehead would be pleased to  give tl e full address of any of the  above to anyone desiring same.  ��   &   ?<5K'i  CANADIANS  WANTED FOR THE  ROYAL NAVY  Canadians wanted for the Royal Naval Canadian Volunteer  Reserve for immediate overseas service,   Only men of good  character and good physique accepted.  Pay $1.10 Minimum per day ���Free Kit.  f 20.00 per Month Separation Allowance.  Experienced men from 38 to 45, ud boys from  IS to 18 accepted for Mrr.ce io the CANADIAN  NAVAL PATROLS for defence of tho Coasts.  Apply to the  Nearest Naval Recruiting Station  or to the x  Dept. of the Navel Service  OTTAWA  K^����%������o8C39oeceoec��c^  Bobsleighs arid  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 r how of Cutters at varying prices,  and are satisfied that we shall be able to please you.  Bags, Trunks, Suit Cases, Travelling Rugs, &c.  W. R. GLENN 6c SON  Pendozi Street Phone 150  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 . . . Msnaging-Director  OK.LUMBER CO.,Ltd.  Are now completely equipped to supply  all  your lumber needs.  We have a  large  stock  - f  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  Wanted to Purchase  Old Bicycles & Parts  or will take in trade for New Machines or Accessories  Bring them along to���  J. R. CAMPBELL'S  BICYCLE WORKS  Corner of Abbott Street & Park Ave.'    P.O. Box 221, Kelowna  A new carload of OUR BEST FLOUR, Straight Alberta  Flour, Bran, Shorts, Middlings, Oats and Flat Oats, just in  Come in and see the new Congoleum Rugs, 3-ft. by 3-ft.; 3-ft.  by 4J-ft.; 3-ft. by 6-ft.; 6-ft. by\6-ft.; 6-ft. by 9-ft.; 6-ft. by 12-ft.  All with nice borders  The Following Bargains to Offer:  Chippendale  China Cabinet, worth  $75. for . .   $20  Oak roll topdcak .    $15  Wire double Darenport -   $8  Large oak chair        - -   $5  Oak Rocker . .   $5  Nice Urge enamelled Bed  Common enamelled Bed  Birmingham Wheel  Hand Sewint? Machine -  Two Surreya, with Polea  Pair Work Harneaa  Pair Democrat Harnnas  $8  ��� $5  $20  $10  $50  $20  $20  Bring in anything you here for aale end come here when you want anything  STOCKWELL, the Auctioneer  ���LORE PAGE FOUR  KELOWNA   1ECOBJ)  Thursday, Jan. 25th", 1917.  [ WANTED! )  FOR SALE OR TRADE, 1916 iU.cylin-  der McLaughlin, known as tlie " Baby  Sil." Will teke good Fold in part payment, i'his car is in perfect ahape and  owner haa good reaion for selling. Apply James 1. Campbell. 5tl  I   WORK WANTED. Man. or man and  wife, experienced in farm work, seek  ���situation. Apply box 5, Record Office.  x  WANTED, to rent, small fruit and dairy  farm, with stock and implements. Apply Box Z, Record Office. 7tf  WANTED, to rent, beating orchard. Apply with full particulars in hist instance,  to Box Y, Record Office. 7if  MARRIED Man desires situation. Fully  experienced in all branches of farming  and orchard work. Capable of taking  full charge and getting results, leclotal  and reliable.    Box A, Record.       8-10  Bride Travels Far to Wed)  in Florida  From "The Tropical Suu" ot K't  Palm Beach, Florida, .Ian.  ith.  WANTED, men or boy, to do milking nil I  light (arm work. Pkaee atate wagea to  P.O. box 172. 9.10  STAMP COLLECIORS-Call on J. C.  Stockwell. Kelowna, object, mutual exchange of duplicate!. up  BERKSHIRE and Yorkahire Boara and  two Berkahird brood Sowa, all registered atock, for aale. Ice in any quantity.  Bankhead Orchard Co.. Ltd. 9)  LOST-^Brown Bunny Rug, on Pendozi,  between Methodist church and Sutherland Ave. Reward for return to Harold  DeHart. I0p  TENDERS WANTED  The underaigned will receive tenders U|>  lo January 31 et. 1917. tn, 100 corda of Fn  Wood (4-ft.). Muat he sound split hodv  and cut green, delivered and piled al the  Evaporating Plant hel.ne July l.i, 1917. ���  The Orchard City Evaporating Co., W. B.  M. Calder. Manager. 9-10  Reward of $100  For information that will lead  to conviction of anybody stealing or killing an/of my stock  LOS T - FOUR 3-YEAR-OLD STEERS  practically all red, branded A on left  liip, and round hole in left ear ; V also  branded U6F on right ribs. Reward of  $5 per head for thsir return lo my ranch.  THOS. BULMAN  Onion Growing in England  Tlie following account oi an  inieresung in onion growing in  bngianri appeared in the Family  Herald some little ago and we  have been asked to reproduce it  here on account of the prominent,  part which onion growing plays  in the neighborhood ofKelowna.  lvngland receives every year  large shipments of onions   irom  This year the sup,  from lhat quarter having been  restricted and prices advanced,  it occurred to ikir. George Laud-  well, of Lincolnshire, that he  could profitably grow them on a  large scale.  Hitherto the amount of hand  labor required (it being essential  to keep the ground free from  boing Messrs. C, H. dolitlnn, U. '*|\vcedsj, and the lack of ,s,....  Can-, and R. P. Goodman. The brtfa soil which onions need, has pre  and   groom   left Wodnj-rrli.y morning]vented     Lincolnshire     farmers  for Steurt, wheru'they will Dln'j tin-It1  future home.  Thc wedding was the culmination of  a romanco which lirgan sU years ig r  when Mr. Ttightmire was rn n, 8ip-\,'\  expedition in British I'ol-imbii. 'i ii!  trip to Florida required tbs prospective bride to travel night -Hys com in  uously, Leaving the frozin north (ur  the balmy climate of Souther r Plot',,! t.  Mr. Rightmire is tho ton of ���Turtle :.n I  Mrs. \\. F. Itightmirc, oi Rtr'iir*. nnd  is well-known throughout ihe cotfnty.  Leaving her home in Briiisia Oolumbia  'with the temperature at thirv degree.-.  ! below zero, Miss Ella 1. V unce arri.-  ed    in    this oity Sunday murium,; to  I wed    Claud   A. Rightmire, ol StMlit, | Holland  resident eugineer for the oo'iuty,   Tbe  wodding    eeromony   wub pei iormed in  tho    parlors of tho  M6thodist nartmtv  age by the Rev. W. .1. OarpsntSr, pal-  tor of the church,  .\ wedding hinehoon was served to  the bridal party in the .lining lo.im  of the hotel 1'oiuBettia at noon Sun  dny, tho special guests of the ootuiSiou  Gen. Brusiloff Says Enemy  Will Be Routed This Year  General Brusiloff, commander in  chief of the Russian armies of the  southwestern front, addressing his  staff officers, said : " The information at my disposal and my personal conviction warrant me saying iliat I am as certain as I am  Standing before you that during  the coming year the enemy will be  completely routed."  MERE WAS JOY IN  CITY "  HE  I hose of us who listened to the ni^8  sane delivered last Sunday could nnt fail  to be deeply moved hv the appeal it contained. Surely now, if ever, there is a call  to each one of us to lie ���f   real   flervice to  r fellows.    It does not need any specia'  from growing Hore than an acirj  oi two of onions, but Mr. Caud-  welt planted 315 acres.  in lieu of sandy soil ilr.Caud-  well decided to try his experiment on the silt stratum near  the river Welland which borders  lus farm. Al great expense, Ior  the ordinary price has been a-  bout 50 cents per ounce, Air.  Caudwell purchased a ton ol  seed, and then came the labo.>  problem. Not only is the farm  in a remote district, but most  of the available men had enlisted, and thc necessary woman  labor was not to be found in  near locality. Consequently  an advertisement was thrown  on the screen in picture houses  at Boston, the nearest larjre  town, with the result that 400  women     were taken backwards  bility-juat   that   of  the   underitandinu | and forwanls to ^ uniQn fields  heart  safe.  A y  If the motive   be love, the reault is  ar   ngo  When the Children  Grow Up  one of your most prized  possessions will be the  Photographs you had of  them   in   their  young days  Don't Neglect  This  McEWAN  Photographer  Rowcliffe Block  Kelov  a distance of twenty-four nyles,  f we,in specially   adapted motor lor-  wanted o���r boy> home from the trenches, ries,   while others were brounhi  we must   walk softly,      I think since then ' r , , ��� n  the truth of that has come to be reah/ed U��1U nLam, PlUCBS. lhe WOlllen  Irrat to what are they to come home lo ? alllOUgSt whom are Sixty War  It needa a lot nf thinking about anrl then widows, are paid half-a-CroWn a  acting on the thought,    The   tnlk   nf  pre-   A..v    ��Mfl   f-���- , u��� , ^ .  o.redn n -he   air, don't le. it remain   ?*J ' ^ l��\ ��� ?">st P*rt Wear  there.    It ia up to us to see that it doe., lr��users or khaki breeches.  not, and if the suggestions given on Sun- t for harvesting purposes 1 1  H-v are acted upon (and there is no reason' miles 0{ wire netting Were Used  Fir them not being) we will see a city that   . ,, ... ������j  there ia joy in.    We look   to   the buaine.a   *-��     expose  the Crop to the Wind  man to help. It i. a problem, but there is and sun, and large quantities of  noihing worth while wiihout a fight. London soot were used in repel-  " Except the Lord keen the city the I ^ ^ att k o�� worms ^  watchman waketh in vain. ,.    �� .   , '  ���(con.) M.T.    io1 uianunal purposes.  |   Mr. Caudwell   has carried   on  �� iliis onion experiment with     the  Edmonton city council announ- same thoroughness with which  res it lias decided tn change thc he, cultivates his 3,000 acres,  taxation system. Single tax has "England's wonder farm," it  b-r-n that city's procedure for'llas bee1 called, and with truth,  years.   It will now be dropped.      for every field, the smallest   oi  I which is thirty-five) acres, is con-  poi  r- , ,     r .1 | nmm is  cull ty-livej aciCS,  IS COI1-  rorma announcement or the ap- L, ���.  a   . ut.  \i* f...      -i ,  .   t im    \   l-   m ��� incctcd with light railways     by  nntment ot Mr. Archie tvlainwar-  ,���������������    r     ft. i.  it .    i      re       (j      ;    means ol which one horse     can  ing Johnson tn the office- of deputy I ,���       .        ,     T~ 7v" "*",   .     ,  .   . i    j   rii,r    ,    i draw twenty tons on a winter's  nttornev-eeneral and olMr.Ueorge   , ...      �����   . .,        .,  " (I day with greater ease than three  shire horses could pull one  R.   Naden   as   deputy minisle:  lands, is made in the current week':  Gazette.  n..��o........................  ���*    PROFESSIONAL AND    ��'  BUSINESS CARDS      "  BURNE & WEDDELL  Barrister,  Solicitors and  Notaries Public,  E. C. Weddell.    -   John P. Burne  KELOWNA, B.C.  R. B. KERR  Barrister  and Solicitor,  Notary Public.  KELOWNA.  B.C  PIANOFORTE  HK.  HAROLD   TOD   BOYD  haa resumed hia teaching classes and will  leceive  pupils  as  before in  hia studio-  Trench Block, Kelowna.  P.O. box 374  JOHN CURTS  CONTRACTOR er BUItOER  Plans and Specifications Prepared  and estimates given for publicBuild-  iiigs,Tov.-n and Country Residences  JOHN CURTS, KELOWNA  P. W. GROVES  M. Can. Soc. C. E.  Consulting Clolt and Hydraulic  Engineer  B.C. Land Sureeyor  Survey, and Report, on Irrintion Work.  Application.Tor Water Licenses  KF.I-OWNA. B.C.  Mrs. FRANCES A. PEDLAR  L.R.x.m.  Gives lessons in  Voice Production & Singing  100, Graham  Street,   Kelotcna, N.  SYNOPSIS OF COAL MINING  REGULATIONS  b'Tges down stream, but failing  them one horse can take two of  these barges containing 200 tons  of potatoes or their equivalent,  with ease. These are but a few  facts to show the scientific and  complete methods hy which Mr  George Caudwell cultivates the  richest area in the world,  ton  in the old days, and two miles  of telephone wire keep Mr.  Caudwell in touch with the entire farm.  By means of the ten to twelve  miles of railway on the farm,  produce is taken to a specially  constructed dotk, where it can  be rapidly tipped on to six-ton  motor lorries and carried to the  Coal miniag rights ol tke Domimion railway some five or six miles  in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Albsr-! away, or else the produce is  ta, the Yukon Territory, tke North-j taken to a v.'harf on the river  west Territories, aad in a portioa ol Welland and unloaded on to a  the Province ol British Columbia, may! fleet of 100 ton steel barges and  be leased (or a torm of twenty-oae! floated down on the tide to Sur-  years at an annual rental of {1 aa'1eet station. Wind" and tide are  acre. Not more than 2,800 acres generally SUilicieait to Carry the  will be leased to oar- applioaat  Applications for the lease must be  made by the applicant in person to  tke Agent or Sub-Agent of tke distriot  in which the rights applied Ior are  situated.  In surveyed territory, tke laad must  be described by sections, or legal subdivisions of sections, and in unsurvey-  ed territory ths tract applied lor  shall be1 slaked out by the aPpUaaat  himself.  Each applicatioa must be accompanied by a fee of 15 which will be  refunded if the right applied for ale  not available, but not otherwise. A  royalty shall be paid oa the merohaat-  able output of the mine at the rata of  five oents per ton.  The person opsratiag the mine skill  furnish the agent witk sworn retoras  Bcc0unting for the- full quaatity of  merchantable coal mined and pay the  royalty thereon. If tke ooal miniag  rights are not being operated, sash  returns shall be furnished at least one,  a year.  Tke lease will include the ooal alining rigkts only, hut the lessee may  be permitted to purchase whatever  available surface rights may be considered accessary (or the worki'-g of  the mino at tke rate of 810 an (Ore.  For full information application  should be made to tke secretary of  the Department of the Interior, Ottawa, or to the Ageat or Sub-Acaat  of Dominion lands.  W. W. C0BY.  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  N. II. ���Unauthorized  publication of  this advertisement will not be paU lor.  White Wyandotte  Cockerels  for   stock   purposes,   specially   bred   Ior  Egga. Teeted out under the Hogan aystem  range from 138 to 205 egga capacity  Prices   range   from  $2  to $7.50  A. W. COOKE  Kelowna Field. Box 663, Kelowna  KELOWNA'-WEST BANK |  AgentWanted!  EMPIRE SEMI-TRIMMED  WALL PAPERS  (Palates!)  HiUOMllj AaMitiJa*  Tka Orestast Wall Papsr lnvsa>  Uon ot ths af*.  A TWIST OP THE WMST  TRIMS    THE    BOLL  Mo knife, scissors or itralfM  trigs rtguu-sd.  Papsr hanging marls tup,  quicker, claantr and batter.  An energetic agent Is wanted in  tills locality to show samples anl  solicit orders from Jiousaaokleri.  Handsomely bound sampls books  showing hundreds ot beautiful, el.  elusive patterns are furnishes  agents tret.  Over 2,100 agtntt art miking  large profits.  Applicants please state occupation, age, and surrounding villages  can canvass, when full particulars  will bs furnished.  Se& empire wall paper  CO..  WINNIPEG  LIMITED  Seed  Good seed corn is very  scarce this year. We bavethe  only   large quantity   of  B.C.  grown NORTH WEST DENT  CORN, from specially selected seed. Local growers of  ensilage corn sbould order  now before outside districts  secure all our seed.  Winners of First Prizes Provincial Seed  Fair Armstrong District Corn competition  ALSO  Sunnybrook  Earliana Tomatoes  Specially selected hand cleaned aeed  Parsnip Onion  Strawberry Plants  Raspberry   Canes  Bankhead  Orchard  Company, Ltd.  in��iimn.i|.i|Mami.��.��.|li��fl��<l.��ni,i,�� .��..��.���������.��.�����,��,��..��.�����.+���.>.,,>, ���+��.��,��..�� ,w, ,*"**��*-*  Stock Taking!  VV/HEN making our yearly inventory we always find a few odd lines which we think  it wise to clean out, also an occasional article  of which we have too many in stock. We have  found some this year and have placed them on  the jumble table and will clear them out at  Bargain Prices  We already have  Four Baskets ���  One 10 cents or 3 for 25 cents  One 15 cents or 2 for 25 cents  One 20 cents or 3 for 50 cents  One 35 cents or 3 for  - $1 .oo  We may find others. Look them over, its worth while  The McKenzie Co., Ltd.  Phone 214 Our motto: " Quality and Service "  .  ��� est.sliitiitl��iltiH����ss��is��iit��ti.<ti��ti��s.frt��.��t��efr.>ist�� ..>��^.^..t>.itie��Hll��sst>l.��Mt>..���,gm ifign^H i|n|  'Produce more in 1917"���Hon, Martin Burrell. Dominion Minister of Finance.  ROYAL STANDARD  /  FIELD SEEDS  WE are extending our already extensive field seed business for 1917. It  is the desire of the Canadian Government that tha people produce  as much as possible during the ensuing year, and we are arranging  with the leading dealers throughout British Columbia and Alberta to carry  a complete line of ROYAL STANDARD FIELD SEEDS. These seeds are  the choicest it is possible t > secure in the WorlJ's Market. They are Government inspected and carefully selected for purity.  Seeds should be purchased early as prices inevitably advance as the  Season progresses. In all probability the market will be short and it will be  difficult later in the year to make purchases.  Order ROYAL STANDARD Field Seeds NOW. If your dealer cannot supply you write us and we will ship to you direct  WRITE TODAY  FOR  FULL  INFORMATION  AND  PRICE  LIST  Vancouver Milling & Grain Co., Ltd.  VANCOUVER, B.C.  ATTENTION!  V  Automobile Owners  Barred Rocks  Cockerels and Pullets For Sale  Apply M. Copeland or the Secretary of Kelowna Poultry Asan.  Ladies    Wishing   to   Order  8P1RELLA   CORSETS  cam meet  UBS. J. H. 0AVIES  �� Saturday    ai t��ok wstk, or   tltr  in Room No. 1. Oak Hall Bloak, between tha Hours oi 2:30 and 5:80 p.m.  STEAM FERRY  Regular scried tiled service now  in operatio n *s follows :  Leaves Kelowna *9 a.m. 3.30 p.m.  ���   Westbank 9.30 a.m., 4 p.m.  EXTRA SECT ICE ON  WEDNESDAY &���  SATURDAY  Leaoes KeloioM   11 a.m.  Leaoes Weatbaal 111.30 a.m.  TERMS GA SH  L. HAYHA N  1  "<n ���  Automobile For Hire  O. D. CAMPBELL  Phone 219  WE beg to announce that we have secured  the services of Mr. C. E. Smith, who will  have complete charge of our garage. Mr. Smith  hag had a wide experience in all branches of the  mechanical and automobile business, especially in  ignition and electrical apparatus. We wish to take  this opportunity of thanking our customers for past  patronage and soliciting a continuance of the same.  Bring your cars and let us overhaul them before  the spring rush.  Burbank Motor Company  J. M. CROFT  Bootmaker.  All ftinds of Repairs  BERNARD AVENUE,  KELOWNA.  MAKE YOUR DOLLARS  FIGHT  AT  THE   FRONT.  BUY  DOMINION OF CANADA  THREE-YEAR  War Savings Certificates  $ 26.OO   for   $21.50  BO.OO     " 43.00  100.00      " 86.00  1 INDIVIDUAL PURCHASI* LIMITED TO f ISM.  TOR FULL PARTICULARS APPLY AT ANY BANK  OR ANY MONEY ORDER POST OFFICE  MM. S. 1*17  FINANO*    OEPASTMSNT  Ottawa

Cite

Citation Scheme:

        

Citations by CSL (citeproc-js)

Usage Statistics

Share

Embed

Customize your widget with the following options, then copy and paste the code below into the HTML of your page to embed this item in your website.
                        
                            <div id="ubcOpenCollectionsWidgetDisplay">
                            <script id="ubcOpenCollectionsWidget"
                            src="{[{embed.src}]}"
                            data-item="{[{embed.item}]}"
                            data-collection="{[{embed.collection}]}"
                            data-metadata="{[{embed.showMetadata}]}"
                            data-width="{[{embed.width}]}"
                            async >
                            </script>
                            </div>
                        
                    
IIIF logo Our image viewer uses the IIIF 2.0 standard. To load this item in other compatible viewers, use this url:
http://iiif.library.ubc.ca/presentation/cdm.xkelownarec.1-0180716/manifest

Comment

Related Items