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Array ^licrjrei.  {Cj^VLViBSsty)  \\dmm  ����0tfa  VOL. IX.   NO. 2.  KELOWNA BRITISH COLUMBIA. THURSDAY. NOVEMBER 30. 1956���6 PAGES  $1.50 Per Annum  ���P  Labor Shortage Is  Discussed By the  Hoard of Trade  Yet Another Kelowna Boy  Loses Life at Front  To Organize District  Farmers' Institutes  Serious   Problems Will Confront District in l9l7-~Impor-  tation of Chinese Offered  as Solution  The shortage of labor, which  was acutely ielt during the past  season, and which promises to  be a still more serious proDlein  next year was the subject ot a  meeting of the. Board of Trade.  The matter was introduced by  some remarks from Mr. li. K.  Bailey who pointed out the  great dihiculty which had been  experienced in finding men ior  the canning, pacaing, and other  industries, and also to perform  the necessary farm work. And  if the, situation had been serious  in 1916, it promised to be far  more so in 1^17,,11 no-steps were  taken to meet it. borne had  suggested reducing the acreage  unaer crop, said Mr. Bailey, but  such an idea was to be condemned. England was looking  more and more to Canada lor  her food supply, and instead of  reducing the acreage every edort  should be made to increase it  and put all possible land under  cultivation. One plan which  had been proposed was -o get  over from the old country and  Belgium a num,ber of "war widows." It was our dutv, said  Mr. Bailey, toisee that such sufferers were provided for and  placed in positions where they  could support themselves ana  their families, but he did not  think it would, be much of a  >v success in the present instance,  ~" though a few families could no  doubt be placed. Another idea  wes the removal of tne order-  in-council prohibiting American  labor from, coming into Canada  and he believed that ii the various Boards of Trade took it up  the ojder inignt be rescinded.  A better plan, however, said  Mr. Bailey, would be the importation of Chinese labor. Sonic  people objected to this, but beggars could not be choosers." He  believed such a course was necessary in order to bring the  areas of vacant land in the district into productive condition.  It, was the only way. in whichwe  could be assured of sufficient  help to 1 carry, on the various agricultural operations.  In the discussion which follow  ed the seriousness of the nrob-  lem was fully realized, but very  little progress was made toward a solution of the difficulty  Fears were expressed by some  of the danger of' introducing  large numbers of Orientals into  the-district, in that they might  be difficult to get rid of again,a  fact which might prove embarrassing when the boys who had  enlisted returned from the front  looking for work.  the use of motor transport  hauling, and other mechanical  labor-saving devices 1 waa advo-  oated, while Mr. F. W. Groves  suggested the systematic organi  zation of all residents, as was  being done in the old country  munition factories. The school  holidays might also be altered  so that the children could pick  fruit.  It* was finally decided to appoint a committee, consisting oi  Messrs. B. R. Bailey, F. W. Gro  ves, and John Casorso, to bring  the matter before the Farmers'  Institute conference next Tuesday.  A discussion on the gradual  encroachments of Asiatics in  the district .was left over until  next meeting. In this connection, however, Mr. R. B. Kerr  delivered a vigorouswarning of  the danger of any attempts upon the Japs or to turn them  out. r Such a course would inevitably lead to trouble between  the two countries and probably  war. He did not believe that  Canada could be populated from  Europe, especially in view of  the competition oi Australia for  lttii��d|raiion.     twrnehn, eitk  Another name is added to the  list af Kelowna's honoured dead r    c - 11   .: ,  this week in the person of iprfv-1Lonterence of Institute  or tne  ate Samuel Ryder, who accord-  Southern Okanagan Tuesday  ing   to a telegram just received    by his mother,, was killed in action on November 13th.. Priv-' A movement is at present on  ate Ryder joined the 54th Bat- foot to form the various Farm-  talion something over a year ers"1 Institutes of the province  ago, but later transferred to the into "District Institutes," using  13th Essex regiment. He was as a basis of division the pres-  a son of Corp. S. B. Ryder, of ent provincial electoral districts1  Kelowna, .who is at present in though with some modifications  I the 102nd on bridge-gualrding as may be deemed necessary,  duty. Another son is away These district' associations of  overseas with the nth C. M. R. the Institutes will, it is believ-  Mrs. Ryder resides on St. Paul ed,   lead-  to closer cooperation  between the different Institutes  in a district, especially as their  interests will, owing to similar  ideographical position, be almost  identical. Conferences of these  District Institutes will be held  at . certain periods of the year,  and will no doubt relieve the  annual meeting of thc Central  Institute of much work. of pure-  as ly local interest.  At ��� the last Central Institute  meeting, Mr. L. E. Taylor, who  was a delegate from Kelowna,  urged very strongly for the appointment of an advisory board  as provided in the Farmers' Institute Act, and it is due to the  street.  Lieut.-Col. Haroian Awarded  the D. S. 0.  Lieut.-Col. Alexander Ramsay  Harman, who left,Kelowna  Captain Harman early in the  war, has in addition to his rapid promotion, been awarded the  much coveted distinction of the  "D. S. 0." for "the excellent  handling! of his battalion, notably when clearing the enemies'  trenches with great determination during several consecutive  days." Lieut.-Col. Harman is  the owner of an extensive ranch  at the north end of Glenmore.  David McNicoll, former vice-  president ai ithe C. .P.R. died on  Sunday morning at Guelph,  Ont.  er of these countries must remain empty for years, of allow  the Japs, who were industrious  farmers and good citizens to  come in.    W ,  Mr. R. A. Pease wrate pointing out the need of addition tl  ferry service , a third trip being added to the present schedule ini order (to connect with  the s.s. Sicamous in the afternoon. Passengers arriving by  boat from, the north frequently  had to stay over night in Kelowna. The matter was referred to the TransportatsiohCoiu-  mittee.  The letter brought up the eld  question oi a free feery andthere  was a good deal | of discussion  on this point. A resolution to  appoint a committee to push  the matter again was defeated,  an amendment being pissed  that the government be approached for an increased subsidy with a'view to obtaining a  lower tariff.  Mr. 1 M. Hereron drew attention to certain work which -was  needed,on the Vernon road. In  view'of the fact that the estimates were now being (prepared,  he suggested that the government be asked to cut down tbe  grade of two hills at Ellison,  near the Geen and Orcliard  ranches. The presence of these  hills had the effect of cutting  down to less than half the pos-  sible'load which could be hauled  from that district. There was  also a stretch of road through  the Lefevre estate which was  very bad. It was decidedto call  attention to these matters.  The executive committee were  instructed to again urge the  change bi schedule an the Kettle  Valley Railway Un order to connect with the morning boat up  from Penticton, thus avoiding  a delay there of nearly twenty-  four hours in the journey from  the coast. % reduction of express rates over the K. V. R.  was also'asked for.  Mr. P. DuMoulin suggested  calling the attention of the C.  P. R. .to the bad condition of  the wharf. The boards were  much worn and were moreover  laid crosswise, so that when  trucks of fruit were moved over  them the boxes would be jogged  up and down several inches..  This rough handling was very  injurious. There was no reason  why the wharf should not be  covered   with   boards   running  ugthwise, which would obviate  Agricultural Assn. Has  Successful Year  Has Made Progress in Bettering Financial Position  The annual general meeting of  the Kelowna Agricultural Association held last Saturday after  noon revealed the fact that,due  to ,a determined effort on the  part of the directors during the  past year, the outstanding debts  ofthe Association, with the exception of some arrears of prize  money for 1915 and prior, and  a loan of $400, had been cleared  off, and that there was now no  debt upon the exhibition building, All the prize money and  liabilities in connection with  the 1916 fair had been paid in-  full, with a small balance to the |  good.  In the absence of Mr. J.*'L.  Pridham, president for the year,  Mr. R. A. Copeland took charge  of the meeting. In his report  he inentioned the unfortunate  loss which the Association had  sustained during the year in the  death of two ol its directors, H:  W. Raymer and C. C. Prowse.  Both men had been very energetic in the work of the Associ  Rutland's Bazaar and Concert  Well Patronized  Kelowna Alfalfa Seed  Was Good Sample  The Rutland Women's Institute bazaar and concert held on  Thursday last was a complete  success, the result being very  gratifying to those who had  worked hard in its arrangetn .it.  A total amount of $115 was  realized to be .divided between  the Canadian Patriotic Fund  and the Red Cross. The bazaar  which was .held in the afternoon to thresh alfalfa seed at Messrs.  was well stocked with saleable Casorso Bros, ranch,  goods, and nearly everything I This summer Messrs. Casorso  was disposed af. The "post .Bros, agreed to save five acres  office" for the children was a of alfalfa for seed as an' experi-  novel idea > in charge of Mrs.! ment, but as they had not treat  Hardie' and Mrs. Gray, and "& the crop especially for seed,  proved to be highly popular, saving, they did not expect big  Other interesting items were the results. The quality of the seed  "bumpology"     demonstrations | however, was excellent,and next  Government Thresher Was  Here Last Week  A very interesting 1 demonstration was given last week when  Mr. R. H. Miller brought in the  government owned seed thresher  recommendations   of this board ation, and they had been   much  that the present plan is   being  adopted.  A   conference   of ithe different  missed.  The   directors   had hesit ,t.ed  for some time this year   about  Institutes comprised in the I holding a fair. However, in  South Okanagan electoral dis- spite of strong opposition .from  trict, ��� and also embracing Pen- farmers and otherswho had de-  ticton, is to be held in Kelowna clared it impossible to hold a  next Tuesday, December 5th, for 1 fa_r   owing   to the hard times  the   purpose   of organizing for  this district.   The delegateswill  arrive   from   the   south  in the  morning,   and  the    business  and shortage of labor, they had  gone   ahead, and the result financially had been very gratify-  in the afternoon J ing.   The remainder of the loan  of    Organizing from the bank on the buildings  will be carried out, a form of had been paid off, and also all  constitution and by-laws adopt-! running expenses and prize mon-  ed, and officers appointed. Li|ey, and a surplu. of about Jioo  the evening a public meeting is .ha*.been left. AH this had  to'be held, at which Mr. W. JE. .been accomplished by hard work  Scott, deputy minister of agri-'on the part of a few of the dir-  culture, Mr. J. W. Gibson, dir-jectors, who had themselves un-  ector of agriculturgl education, | dertaken duties for which they  and    others   will   speak.    Thc had  had   to   pay   in previous  meetings  Farmers'  will   be   held in  Institute room  the  The Penticton council is   giv-  vears. The directors for instance, had taken tickets themselves and had fixed the hall  and race track without any expense. They had had some difficulties to contend with, one of  ing a free .site for ihe erection of, whkk had been caused by troub.  an up-to-date curling rink. j le with the c p. R  over theex.  0 leursion, resulting in disappoint-  jment in regard to the visitors  A German aeroplane flew highborn the Vernon camp,  over London Tuesday. It vr&s\ There had been on the books  partially concealed by fog. Six of the Association a list of ac-  bombs were dropped injuring counts owing to local merchants  four people and;doing only little and others amounting to seven  damage.   It is�� believed to have or eight hundred dollars, which  been brought down in France.  had been carried from year to  year. A committe had been appointed   during   the   past  few  ���        ���       ,. ,. ,      ... weeks to wait upon these cred-  Two   Zeppelins   which raided itors and mak_ �� besl ^  the east coast of England were Ment   th     could    They ^  brought down Tuesday.- One fell        d �� t        Qn ^ d ^  K3&L ^J&JsTJS^JS l", and a loan of S400 had been  Durham coast,!while the other  was destroyed nine miles off the  coast of Norfolk.  On Saturday last two locnl liock-  ey teams composed of boy s.-.outs  and bank clerks respectively, met  on the pond at Bankhead. Like  everyone else at present the scouts  were helpless in the presence or  financiers, and suffered a defeat of  2 goals to nil.  City and district municipalities  of British Columbia reported lo tlie  Department of Insurance for the  first six months of this year 387  fires with loss of $757,500, as  against 358 fires for the same period of 1915 with loss of $754,027.  by Miss Lett, and the drawing  for the set of spoons. In the  latter Mrs. Gray held the winning number, but declined to receive the prize, .so another number was drawn, the spoons falling to Miss Oates. The concert  in the evening was largely attended, and. was a most enjoyable affair. Mayor "Jones occupied the chair and gave a short  address. The programme included violin selections bv Mr.  Drury Pryce, solos by Mrs. Leslie Dilworth, Mrs. Braden, and  Mr. Geo. S. McKenzie, and a  mandolin duet by Rev. and Mrs.  Griffiths, Miss Winnie Jones  acted as accompanist, and also  cave pianoforte selections. During the evening Mr. J. R. Beale  made an appeal on behalf of the  Patriotic Fund.  Sunday school will be held in  the Presbyterian church at 2  o'clock in the afternoon instead  of at to o'clock in the morning.  New B.C. Cabinet Ministers  SwoTnln  Premier Brewster haB submited  tbe names of his' new cabinet to  his honor the lieutenant-govenor,  and the following have beer, sworn  in :  Premier and President of the  Council��� H. C. Brewtter.  Attorney-General���M. A. Mac-  domild.  Minister of Lands���T. D. Pat-  tullo.  Miniver of Mines���W.*Sloan.  Minuter of Finance-R. smith.  Minister of Agriculture���John  Oliver.  Provincial Secretary and Minister of Education���Dr. J. MacLean.  Minister of Works Dr. J. H.  King.  One hundred studentr are now taking the officers' training oourse at th.  University ol B C.  Sf  I  First Lord of the Admiralty,  Hon. Arthur Balfour told the Commons yesterday, that Sir John  Jellicoe had been appointed first  sea lord, and Admiral David  Beatty given command of the grand  fleet, and Sir Henry Jackson, the  retiring sea lord, made admiral and  president of Greenwich Navel  College. Mr. Balfour also stated  that a general shake-up in fleet  commanders was scheduled.  arranged, and they had been  paid off. The arrears of prize  money were still outstanding,  and he hoped the incoming directors would try to straighten  that out. Many of the farmers  had kindly offered to donate the  prize money, and he felt sure  that practically all would do  the same if the position was  properly represented to them,  and the society would then be  ~ ble to start again with a clear  sheet.  On behalf of the directors he  thanked the ladles of the Women's Institute for their assistance during the fair, and also  the Press and business men for  their donations. The whole of  the prizes for the sports had  been given by the business men.  There was considerable discussion regarding the unpaid prize  money, and it was felt that if all  those to whom it was due would  give an understanding that they  would forego their claims, the Society would be relieved of a burden of debt which it was impossible ever to pay, and could make  a clean start. It was decided to  recommend to the incoming directors that definite steps be taken  with this end in view.  Formal notice was given of sev-  A glance through our pages at  the advance Christmas advertising  will greatly assist you in selecting  presents.  At a convention ;>t; Penticton  last week of newspaper publishers  a Southern British Columbia branch  of the Canadian Press Association  was formed. Representatives were  present from Salmon Arm.Vemon  Enderby, Kelowna, Summerland,  Penticton, Grand Forks, Nelson  and Trail.  < ral changes in the constitution  and by-laws, mentioned in a previous issue, and for the purpose of  putting these changes into effect  a meeting was called for Saturday,  December 9th. As one of these  changes affected the election of  directors,*reducing their number,  it was decided to adjourn the present annual meeting until the same  date and immediately following  the special meeting. (In an advertisement in this issue the date  of this meeting is wrongly given as  December 2nd���it should be December 9th.)  The death of Mr. H. W. Raymer  having left a vacancy on the board  of trustees, Mr. J. Bowes was elected to that position.  vear they intend to again save  five acres of the crop for this  purpose.  Mr. Miller reports that the  alfalfa seed harvested this year  in the valley is a fine sample,  and believes that the acclimatized seed raised here must nave  a much higher germinating  power than that which is imported. He recommends that  with both allfalfa and red .clover  the crop should be pastured for  one month in the spring and  then grown to maturity with as  little irrigation a possible  The crop should be ripe and cnt  in August. Three hundred  pounds of seed per acre is considered a reasonable crop to expect.  Announcement of Pruning  Schools  Since the Department first  inaugurated the Pruning School  system, in January of 1914, a total  of 80 such schools have been conducted; over 800 people have attended them lor instruction. In that  timer there has been coincidently, a  marked improvement in pruning  methods resulting in better trcs,  and more and better fruit. The  pruning schools have enabled very  many growers to do their own  pruning, and many othermen have  been enabled to take up remunerative winter employment as primers.  The demand continues, and the  Department has decided, theiefore,  to offer these schools again.  The Department of Agriculture  will provide a competent instructor, and pay his expenses. The local  administration 1 f he pruning  schools will be placed in the handt  of a responsible local body, such  as the Farmers' Institute, the Fruit  Growers' Assn., or the Board of  Trade, who will be responsible for  the guarantee of a minimum of 8  pupils, (but not more than twelve),  v. ith the proper qualifications, at a  fee of one dollar each, to take tin  lessons of three hours a lesson, the  school extending over five days.  Where the number of pupils in a  dis'iict justifies, two pruning  schools may be arranged for, in  which the minimuii. guarantee will  be sixteen pupils, and not over 24,  The local organization will also  provide an orchard or orchards,  where the instructor may hold the  pruning clases, and a hall or room  in which the lectures may be held,  The pupils will provide their owru  prunirg tools, the necessary toils  being a pair of pruning sheair, a  saw, and a pocket wht Islone. A  pruning pole and a light ladder  may also be necessary for large  trees.  The instruction will consist, as in  previous years, largely of actual  pruningby the pupils in the orchard  under the instructor's supri vision.  As previously, the intructora will  advise the use of methods adapted  to the needs nf the district. Pruning methods vary more or less and  always will vary, not only as to  variety, age, and vigour of the tree,  but also to the control of scab, fire  blight, fruit pit and other diseases,  winter injury, soil moisure, and  futility etc. In conjunction wilh this  practical work, there will be discussions on the general principles  and theory of pruning.  Application forma can be procured from the secretary of tha  local institute Mr. R. L. Dalglish. PAGE TWO  KELOWNA  RECORD  Thursday, November j.tUi. 1916  KELOWNH RECORD  Publinhon every Thursday at Kelowna,  British Columbia  fOHX  LBATHLEx  lulilor and l'roprretor  .--- '  Orders for  Local  Scouts  ; "BE PREPARED"      Kelowna 1 roop  Troup Firat;   Self Last  SUBSCRIPTION  ftXTBa  $1.B0    par    vent;    76c.,    nil    month*.   United  Statea BO uwU additional.  AH Rubicrlptlona unvable in advance  Subscriber! nt the reirulur rrttt* cao h��V��  nxtrn iniiri- mailed <<> Irlanda nt a dtstaitca  nt  ll.M.r RATE. i.f ��� ?r. oonta nt vmr.  II pedal   prlvllflW    i��    L'r��i.l��'d    lor    tht>  pun . ��� of udvertliinn tbe  >liv '.nil diatrlot.  ADVERTISING RATES  LODGE  NOTICES,  PROCESSIONAL OA1WS,  ETC,, IB i.n'i m��r column Inch doi Mn>k.  [.AND   \\H TIMBER NOTIOES-80 davi, Ifti  00 dava 87.  WATKR NOTICES���19 (or tiv�� insertions.  LEOA1    AD\ ERTISING���Flmt    insertion.    12  conti rwr lint*; HAch iutiuque.it insertion   *  ccnl i  i pr  line.  01 .      i 11 n    VDVERTISEMENTS -2 ��nU  por  wurd    lirat  insertion   I   root  par  word  ..., !.      il gi  in nt  insertion.  DISI'I .AY    ADVERTISEMENTS-^ Two   inches  and under, BO rents nor Inob Hwt Insertion  ovar two tnchea 40 cents t��r inch flr^t   in- ,  nertiou:    20  ranU per  ii��*~t�� enoh  aulmemitint  Insertion.  11  clmnw  . in rni  tnit't  ndve  ttaotn  ���ntfl  must  ih,.  1  null   nf  I he  print  r    bv  '1 uesdav  svani  IL'    tit  *' 11-1110  publ  catlo  i    '.a  the  nnxt  Issue.  ���  :,;;.. M k li.  In the, November number ol  the Agricuitucnl Jouniul, li-swl  by tho department ot agriculture, Mr. 11. 0. English, .Hid  soil and crop instructor, points  out that in British Columbia  thu farmers import thousands of  dollars worth of seed every year  from other countries.  "Fanners do not seem to realize as yet," writes Mr. Ktit.Ush  "that they are losing mono.'  each year that uh\ plant Ifli;  ported seed in preference lo the  hoine-grown acolimaci/xd seed.  Consequently the demand lor  home-grown acclimatized wtd  is small, and seed merchants cU>  nut trouble to stock it.  "Another reason for lhe lack  uf demand for home-grown seed  .is that few fanners know i.ist  who the seed growers ,u��- in the  pruvineu. Thus wll'lio SOine [aimers might have wished lu secure this acclimat'u t seed th''.'  did not know wtiieli ��.ty io turn  to obtain the same.  "The third, and , rofcarty thc  must important reiiniiu wh\ so  much seed ia :mpor.cd _,nnuaUv  is that there have not been and  are not even tit tins time, a  sufficiently lai\'e l.uuibcr oi  growers of higli class seed with  in the province to satisfy *ut  demand."  The provincial Seed Fairs will  he held at Armstrong and New  Westminster this year, the fair  at Armstrong on December 7th  and 8th, and at New Westminster on December 141.I1 and 15th.  All who can should attend one  of these fairs and see just v. liat  this province can do in the wav  of producing seed whieh ilp to  the present has been purchased  to a groat extent in .vis.ern  Canada and the United States.  Edited by Tioneer.     Nov.28th.  Orders by command for week  ending Dec. oth, 1916.  DUTIES:���Orn-r'.v fair,.!. f.,r  I week, Eagles; next for duty,  Kangaroos.  PARADES:���The Otters, Eagles, Wood Pigeons, and Beavers  will parade ft the Club-room on  1 Tuesday, December 5th, at 7.15  I p.m.       The   Wolves,   Curlews,  and Kangaroos, will parade   at  the same time and place on Wed  nesday, December 6th.   The com  binetl Troop will parade at   the  same place on Saturday, December 11th, at 2.30 p.m.   The Wolf  Cubs   will   parade   at the   old  School-house on Friday, December 8th, at 7 p.m.  *     *  .  The hockey match on Saturday last provided some goodfcn  with the Bankers on the long  end of the score���two to nothing. Whileiwe should have liked  to line up a heavier team, still,  we had a very good game, with  several near goals for both sides  besides the two scored. We hope  we shall be able to have a return match at an early date.  We should like to express our  sincere thanks to Mr. McKenzie,  goal-keeper of the Bankers' team  and who was therefore largely  responsible for our cypher score,  for presenting us with a fine oair  goal-keepers' shin pads.  *  The annual meeting of the  local Association, which lu..  been postponed for one :eas; n  or another from October op to  now, will be held at the  Club-room on Monday evening,  the 11th of December at 8 p ;n.  We sincerely hope that .very  Scout's parents will '.e ri'pie-  sented at this annual meeting,  when the election of officers for  the year and other uusmess is  transacted. Besides the parents  of course, all other friends of  the boys are very welcome. This  is particularly the time when  we wish to have any possible  complaints brought to our attention, and are also always  ir'i'v glad to recei-c any Miggcs  tions from anyone 1 ich inav  assist us in making our Troop s.  real Troop in ever,- setise of the  word.  Some local ladles are propoi  ing to give an enter .iinment_ in  January in aid of the Canadian  Patriotic Fund. We have been  asked to put pt) ..11 item. What  shall it be?  Speaking of good turns, v.e  think one of '.Uc'nest good tv.tns  a Scout might do Ironi time to  time is to write a letti * to one  of our local novs nov m 1 ranee  or England on active service.  Nearlv all of the Scouts in  the  IWHENBUYINGYEAST  INSIST ON HAU1NG  THIS PACKAGE  Proper Boiling of Vegetables  . Prevents Wastage  J  DECLINE SUBSTITUTES  Troop have relatives over there,  and of course, write to these,  but there may be some ol our  boys over there who have 10  relatives in Kelowna, and ihey  tell us that if we oould only see  how happy and j>lad our men  are when the mail carritr e-une.  along and has a letter for anv  of them from home, and how  disappointed they are if there is  no letter for them, we should  certainly write a few more letters than we do. It takes about  fifteen minutes or so to write a  letter,and would jjrobablv vriuVf  the receiver cheerful anil happy  for very jnany times fifteen minutes to get news from ho.. ���  and also to know .'..a.', he is no1,  forgotten. We intend to ask  the Troop at a narade in the  near future how uiauv of litem  have acted upon the suggestion';  We hope that everv Scout in the  Troop will.  Me. Heneage has lost his copv  of the Rules and Regulations in  which he has written much  memoranda, and thinks it is  possible he mav have left it behind in Kelowna. If anyone  should by any chance know anything of its present whereabouts  and would let us know, we  should be very much obliged.  Thu ashes oi .Idscph Hilstrom, an  I. W. W. agitator, who was executed  for murder in Utah, have been distributed in envelopes to the difftrtnt  locals of the'organisation.  The head of the German potato dis-  tribnfion t-ommission has been arrested for speculating in food supplies.  Owing to a suspected outbreak of foot and mouth disease in Nebraska, Kansas, and  Missouri, the big \mertcau  stock yards at St. Louis and  Chicago nave been closed agnin  to prevent the shipment of a.iv  cattle, sheep, or swine, ex opt  for immediate slaughter.  Glparettes ft Tobacco |  For tlie Soldier Boys  F01 ONE DOLLAR we will have mail-  ed lo any soldier in England, Belgium  or Fr.ir.ce your choice of one of the  fotlnwinR parcels���  200 Players Cigarettes  or  100 Players Cigarettes and  A-lb. Capstan Tobacco  or  1 pound Capstan Tobacco  P. B. Willits & Co.  REXALL DRUGGISTS  Phone 19 Kelowna. B.C.  Christmas Cards  IM Local Views  You will be well repaid if  you c'rop in and see our  be titiful collection of these.  Just the thing to send to  distant friends  It is Not loo Late  for  your  Christmas   Photo,  but the time is passing quickly.    Do not delay.  Don't forget  we frame Pictures for Christmas  Hudson, Stocks & Co,  Phone 199  ��  READ  THIS  \Y/k quote below a few  prices on staple groceries which should appeal  to the   economical buyer  Peanut Butter. A new shipment, fresli from the mill  nt per Ib. 25c  Fresh Bulk Mincemeat, as  good as anj- home-made  variety  per Ib. 25c  Sulphur Bleached Sultana  Raisins per lb. 20c  New cleaned Currants, selling  (or 2 pkgs. 35c  Shell Walnuts and shell Almonds. Fresh stock. Per  lb 60c  Three pounds specially blended Coffee   $1  Three pounds Ceylon Tea $1  Wethey's Condensed Mincemeat  per pkg. 15c  Brunswick Sardines..4 tins 25c  Rainbow Salmon (halts).  Three tins  26c  Rainbow Salmon (ones).  Two tins 25c  Fresh Codfish. One pound  tins 20c  Best Siam Rice 4 lbs. 25c  Cood Eating Apples, No. 2's,  Mcintosh or Jonathan Apples  Box 75c  CAMPBELLS  GROCERY  Kelltr Bltck  Phont 30  While builing vegetables tl  nutrients soluble in water may be |  dissolved out and lost; lhe nulii-  ents liable to be lost include pro-  tien compounds, mineral constlu-  enls, and sugars' The Minnesota  and Connecticut Experiment Stations have conducted interesting  experiments in connection witli  this subject, lire lirst experiments  were made with potatoes, which  were boiled under different conditions, and the loss determined.  When the potatoes were peeled  and soaked for ssvei'al houes before boiling, the losa amounted to  52 per cent of the total nitrogenous matter and 38per of the mineral substance; when the potatoes  were peeled and put into cold  water, which was then brought to  the boiling point as soon as possible, the loss amounted to abou  16 per cent of the nitrogenous  mitter or portien and 19 pel cent  of the mineral matter ; potatoes  peeled and placed at once into  boiling water lost only about 8 pel  cent of the nitrogenous matter, although the loss of mineral matter  was about the same as in the pre-  ceeding case; when, however,  potatoes were cooked with the  skins on, there was but a trifling  loss of matter, either nitrogenous  or mineral. In the baking of potatoes there is practically no !o:.s  other than the very little which  may escape in the moisture given  off.  lo obtain the highest food value,  potatoes should not be peeled.  When peeled, there is least loss by  putting directly into hot water and  boiling quickly. Even then the  loss is considerable. When potatoes are peeled and soaked in  old water the loss is very great.  It has also been that cosiderable  lobies occur in the boiling of othei  vegetables such as carrots, beets  and parsnips. "I he loss in the mineral matter is serious, as vegetables furnish mineral materials  from which teeth and bone are  formed.     Vegetables should      be  > 1 din large pieces and in as  small a quantity of water as possible.  To prevent the serious loss  which occurs when the water in  which vegetables have been boiled  is thrown out, the water should be  boiled down and use in the  making of the fauces whic are to  be served with the vegetables.  -F.C.N.  Fire Precautions for the  Cold Weather  The fact that the returns made  to the Department of Insurance for  this Province for the half year ending June 30tfi, 1916, show that 49  fires were traced to insufficiently  protected furnaces, stoves or pipes,  causing a loss of $42,070, while 39  fires with a loss of $31,801 were  due to defective chimneys and fireplaces, and 7 fires with a loss of  $3,513 Aiere due to firewood being  left too near stoves, shows how  necessary it is that the careful  householder or merchant should  make preparation for the cold  weather, when furnaces and stoves  are more constantly in use and  good fires are kept up, by seeing  that his stove and furnace and  pipe are all in good order, and that  all floors and woodwork near them  are protected against any chance  of ignition by hot embers or overheating, and that paper and other  combustible rubbish is removed  from basements, and a proper  place is provided for firewood as  well as for the ashes, which should  never be thrown against wooden  partitions or fences or placed in  wooden barrels or boxes. The removal of rubbish, paper, chips,  cardbord boxes, and so forth, is  important, as a match carelessly  dropped or a hot coal raked out  from the furnace will set these on  fire and they help to spread fire  rapidly.  The rates of postage for soldiers'  parcels going to England or to the  front are as follows: To England,  the rate is 12 cents a pound or any  fraction thereof Limit weight on  parcels to England is 11 lbs. To  France or Belgium the rate is 24  cento for parcels any weight up to  thiee pounds; from three pounds  to seven pounds(the limit), the rate  ia 32 cents, not 32 cents per pound,  but 32 cents for any weight from 3  to 7 pounds. Any letter or parcel  for any soldier in a hospital (even  if the hospital is not known to the  sender), having thc word "hospital"  marked across it, will be delivered.  A customs declaration must be attached to each parcel, for which  application should be made at the  postoffice.  YOU are going to need a lot of new things for your-  . self and for your family at Christmas time. You  are- going to need to buy a lot of Christmas Presents for  your friends. Come in and buy them from us. Those  who get goods that come from our store feel proud of  them because our name is a guarantee of high quality.  We also give you value when you buy from us. Do your  Christmas buying at our store where you get the "away  up" quality at the "away down" price.  For Father:  Silk Scarfs  in Fancy  Boxes  Suspenders  in Fancy Boxes  Ties  Armlets in Fancy Boxes  Cashmere Sox  Mocha  Gloves  Cuff Links  Pipes  Sweater Coats  Romeo Slippers  Shaving Soap  Shaving   Powder  Shaving  Brushes, &c.  For Mother.  Silk Waist or Dress  Ends   .  Kremoline Waist Ends  Bedroom Slippers -  Silk Neck Scarfs  Silk Work Bags       ,'  Knitted Wool Shawls  Sets of Side and Back   .  Combs  House Dreaies  Tweed Skirts, etc.  For Sister:  Skating Sets  Leather Hand Bags  Collar and Cuff Sets  Silk and Crepe Waists  Crepe Ties \  Kid Gloves  Linen   and   Lawn  Embroidered Handkerch'fs  Evening Slippers  High Top Shoes  Silk and Cashmere  Hose        ��  Silk  Camisoles  Hair Ribbons  For Brother:  Silk Handkerchiefs  Fancy Colored Sox  Tie Pins  Leather Belts  Wool Caps and Toques  Hair Brushes  Key Chains  Picture Handkerchiefs  Knit Wool Suits  Sweater Coats  Miliary Combs  Windsor Ties  Suspenders   and   Hose  Supporters in Sets  For the Home  Bed Comforters, Wool Blankets, Couch Covers, Fancy  Table Linens and Scarfs, Pair Fancy Linen Towels, Tapestry Curtains and Table Covers, Dinner Sets, Open Stock  Patterns of Cups and Saucers, Plates, Bowls, Jugs, &c���  Glass Water and Table Sets, Fancy Japanese Chinaware  in great variety, Jardiniers, Vases, Fancy Teapots, Fern Pots  For the Baby  Silk Embroidered Carriage Robes, Wool Coats, Mittens,  Bootees, Bibs, Silk Slipper:, Baby Pins and Brooches,  White Wool Hoods, Red Cross Doll Cloth, Leggings, Ate.  Buy Christmas Groceries Now  Our stock is very complete in all lines and prices are kept down  to tha lowest possible because we sell for Cash.  " Fresh Goods "���Prampl Delivery  See our window and counter displays for Special Prices  J. F. FUMERTON & CO;  THE CASH STORE " It Payt to Pay Cash "  Regular Delivery Hours: ,t('    ���   .  Morning���9.30 and 11 ;   Afternoon���3 and 5  ���"'" " "' "���l ���     ���    '  Un    in TatrfienAt, atotjbt �������, i��ie  KBLQWNA   RECOM  Our New Premises in the Keller Block  are now stocked with an entirely fresh and up-to-date Collection of  Fancy Goods and Toys for Christmas Presents  Pick out your Christmas  Toys at once, and don't get  caught in the rush. We will  carefully put away anything  you may wish to'select.  A large assortment of  Pipes  Match Boxes  Tobacco Jars  Ash Trays  AU  these make acceptable  presents for the men folk  Cigars, Cigarettes,  and  all   Smokers'  Supplies  Search the wide world over and you will find no  joy like the Christmas joy of the little child. Joyous  anticipation is how filling the hearts of old and you.ig.  Fancy Goods, Toys, Dolls, Gamfes,  Galloping Horses, Books, Novelties,  Toy Pianos, Guns, Sleighs.  ; -^��k==^ - ���   mtiSm.  mm.  Visit New Piano Saleroom of Mason & Risch  SPECIAL VICTROLA DEPARTMENT  Showing a complete line of their famous Talking Machines in many new styles and case designs. Victor Records and  Music Rolls always on hand.    We have a few Slightly Used Pianos and Players at Bargain Prices.   Easy Te   %  A special new selection of  most artistic designs in Photo  Frames. Fancy Work Baskets H  Children's Books.   A specially large assortment of the  newest publications for the boys and girls.  Copyright Novels and books of all kinds.  Lending Library now complete with a new collection  of good books.  Edison Phonographs, \r\c -  man Fountain Pens, Fancy  China, Gillette's Safety Razors  Everything is on the Go. Airships, Flying Machines  Trains, Whizzing Boats, Whirling Toys, Performing  Animals, &c, in a large and varied assortment.  Children Tea Sets.  Dolls, in plain and fancy dresses.  STATIONERY       BOOKS       BRASS GOODS  DIARIES AND CALENDAR PADS  Christmas & New Year Greeting Cards & Calendars page iroua  Kt5W)WNA  RKCOIU)  Christmas Gifts for  Smokers  Nearly   all your men friends  are amokert, and you cannot  pleaae them better than by ���  well-choaen gift of  Cigars, Pipe or  Cigarettes  It ia an economical gift, too,  and one that is sure to be  appreciated  Ve have CIGARS in boxes  ���f I On. 25a and 50a; CIGARETTES in 50a and 100a, and  a nice range of PIPES with  or without caaea.  For the convenience of Ladies  -who can not visit our store in tho  dtytime. we are open every  evening until 10 o'clock.  Tbe Club Cigar Store  NOTICE  y Notice is hereby given, that at the next  at��tut��ry meeting of the Board of Licensing  CommU��ton*jr�� tor the City of Kelowna, I,  Arthur Peabody, intend to apply for a renewal of my liceace to.sell liquor by retail  lo the premise* known as the Palnce Hotel,  ���ituated on the North side of Bernard  Avenue, between Water Street and Pen-  dezi Street, in the City of Kelowna, B.C.  Dated November 15th, 1916. 52.4  J. A. BIGGER  BUILDER AND CONTRACTOR  Estimate. Furnished for til clttset  of work t  STNON1B OF COAL MUOM  REGULATIONS  Cool "'-'I. righte of Uu Hernial**  ia Manitoba, Saekatofcewaa aad Alb*  la, tkt Yukon Territory, At Nurtiv  watt Tarrilarba, tad in a porttoa ol  tke Previa* ol British Coluaibia, Bay  be leased for a tana of twenty-oat  yetrt at aa annuel rtntal of tl aa  aert. Not more than 3,900 aaraa  will Im leased to oar applioaat.  Applications for tba laatt mutt ba  mado by tke applicant in person to  tke Ag.nl or Sub-Agent of tke dietritt  ia which the rigkta epplitd ior art  tituttod.  In inrviyed territory, tke lead tmoal  be described by tectioat, or legal tub-  divisions of sections, aad ia un.un'.y-  id territory tha tract applied for  shnll be' tltked out by tha applitaal  himself.  Kqph applioatioa mutt ba eotonv  paaiad by a fee of IS whick will be  refunded if the right appliad tor at  not available, but not otherwise. A  royalty shall bt pni'l oa the merchantable output of tba mine at the rata of  five oent. per ton.  Tha person operating the mint shall  furnish the agent wttk sworn return.  Bcc0unting for the full quantity ol  mcrchantablci coal mined and pay tha  royalty thereon. If tke coal miniag  rightt are not boiag operated, tueb  returne shnll be furnished nt halt one.  a year.  Tke leaae will include the coal tabling rights, only, but the lessee may  bo permitted to purchase wkatovti  available surface rights mAy be eoa-  sidered oeceitary for the worki'-g ti  the mini' at tke rate of $10 an ��ere.  For full information application  should be made to tke secretary oi  the Department of the Interior, Ot  tawa, or to the Agcat or Sub-Agaal  of Dominion landa.  W. W. CORY.  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  X. B. ���Un    thorized  publicatioa of  this advertiaement will not. he paid for.  Will Attempt Trans-Atlantic  Flight  Ueut.-Commander Kjell N'v*>  gard, of tke Norwegian navy,  and Captain Hugo SunsteAt, uf  the British navy, will before  Ion* make the first seriMa at  i tempt since the war begot, to  fly across the Atlantic. Co.u  mander Nyegard, who is a nephew to the Norwegian minister  to France, and a well-known  aviator, is organizer of the undertaking, which has the avmi-  official backing of the Norwegian government. He has been  twice wounded in the trench  air service. His companion,  Captain Sunstedt, distinguished  himself by record loug-lustance  flights at the eve of the vr.  The machine willbe a Curtiss  water triplane constructed after their own plans, with a  wing expansion of 131 feet, a  lifting capacity of (000 kilos  'and six driving motors of 168  horse power each, 1 sevouu fen-  crating motor, and an eighth  motor to serve for working the  motor boat in caseof a forced  descent in mid-ocean, in which  case the wings would be cut h-  way. Although there is to be  .eating capacity for eight pv.r-  sons, only two .Scandinavian  pilots and a mechanician are to  undertake the flight with the  aviators. The rest of the passenger space will be used for rjiis-  oline storage. Pj  The triplane is to b'l ready ii  April for a trial flight. It is intended tor start the flight irom  Newfoundland, landing in Ireland, and flying as much as possible by night, �����' fell is i-�����icr  for the pilots, who, as naval  men are used to steering by the  stars  WANTED  Three Tons of White Potatoes; and  Five Tons of  Small Pickling Onions,  well cured  Cash on delivery for sound stock  Occidental Fruit Compy.. Ltd. - Ellis Street  Printed Butter  Wrappers  According te the new  Dominion Government  regulations all farmers  who tell butter either  te the stores or privately, art required to have  it properly covered in  a wrapper on which  MUST appear in pro.  minent letter, the words  "DAIRY BUTTER."  Tha ftct it alto emphasized thtt all butter  in auch packagea must  be ofthe full net weight  of sixteen ounces, and  in default of some t  tne of from" $10 to $30  for each offence it imposed. Whey butter  must bt to Itbtlltd  even when mixed with  dairy butter, and dairy  butter retain, it. label  though it be mixed  with the creamery product.  You can be supplied  with neatly - printed  wrappers for your  butter at the Kelowna  Record Office, for the  following prices:  200 ���   ���   2.00  500 ��� ,, 3.15  1000   ���    ���     4.50  These prices include Both the  Paper, which is the beat obtainable  for the purpose, and the Printing  of same.    Please note this.  Owing to the extraordinary rite in the price of butter  parchment (which haa gone up over 100 per cent) we  have been reluctantly obliged to raise our price* tlightly.  Nearly all thia paper waa previously manufactured in Belgium, and needless ta aay this supply has been entirely  eut off. Unfortunately there ia no guarantee against further ineacaaaa, indeed, thay are more than likely.  Kelowna Record  Organize "Stop tbe War"  Movement  Jtother ateps in a <Mti.,aal  "atop th* war" lamnevig* in  America, designed to cry lUllia*  sentiment to tlut nay neat*  mora which any be made by  I'rceident Wilson ��viU mcaitre th*  support oi the aati ,u, have b>*n  taken by the nrp-anlz'ittoii >f the  American Natio 1 Conference  Committee in N'ev V. rk. Similar branches are to he established throughout tne country.  Recount Id Fort George  John Hclnnes, former member of the legislature, anl Socialist candidate in Fort George  at the recent election, has taken  the first steps towards contesting the election <.: W. K. It, as.  late minister nf !..;ids An application for a recount has been  filed, >bu�� should even this result  in the retention of the seal bv  Mr. Soss, it is said that a petition will be filed against Ida  election on the ground of illegal  practices.  Vancouver's Big Trade  The enormous volume of  freight passing through Vancouver to the Orient and Russia  is shown by the C. P. R. returns for October. The C. P. H..  alone handled freight for Russia  valued at 13,796,740, as compared with 1827,185 sent  through Seattle bv all routes.  Adding the traffic to the Orient,  the C. P. R. handled 15,683,989,  as compared with 55,537,047 by  aU lines in Seattle. In addition  to the C. P. R. business the Blue  Funnel Line and the Dollar Una  did a big business to the Orient  and Russia, and the Canadian-  Australasian I/ine had a good  month on. the Auckland-Sydney  route  Would Remove Head Tax  A resolution favoring the repeal of the head tax on Chinese  labourers so that the labor  stringency may be successfully  met was carried with but one  dissentient vote by the Mission  and Batzic Fruit Growers' Association in convention. It was  pointed' out that to harvest  next season's crop 1,700 berry-  pickers would be needed, and un  less this number was forthcoming the growers would see a repetition of last season's loss  when tons of berries were allowed to rot for want ofpicking.  Indians Loyal  '-  Twelve hundred full-blooded  Canadian Indians have enlisted  for overseas service since th*  war began, and one at least haa  received thc military medal fol  bravery. The various Indian  have contributed upwards of  ffiooo towards various patriotic  funds. Altogether the Indian  population has shown a gratifying spirit of loyalty as shown  bv thc report of the Indian de-  partment.just published.  It is also interesting to note  that the Indian population hat  increased from 103,531 in 1915,  to 105,561 In 19161  To Fly lo North Pole  To soar over the North Pole  in a hydro-aeroplane is the ' ambition of. Roald Amundsen, the  Norwegian explorer who a few  years ago attained the South  Pole. Starting in tn* summer  of 1918, he expects to be in th*  torth from two to five years.  The main object, of his flight,  Captain- Amundsen declares,will  be to study the air currents a-  round the pole.  Sir   Hiram  Maxim, inventor  of the automatic system of firearms, died last Friday.   o���   Mr. P. H, Moore, the popular  superintendent of the Dominion  Experimental Farm at Agassi:,  has decided to resign and accept  the more lucrative position of  manager of the Sayward farm,  on Vancouver Island.  The Indians of the Nanaimo  reserve have applied to the local  Red Cross club for a quantity of  wool, they being anxious to  knit socks for the soldiers, and  tn this way do their bit in the  big war.  It is estimated that 35 per  cent, of thc Kood Riv��r apple  crop was frozen.  His Excellency the Duke of  Devonshire has accepted the office of Chief Scout of the Boy  Scouts' Association of Canada,  and has expressed his lesiie to  ally himself with the cause of  the Boy Scouts' movement to  tho fullest extent.  I KELOWM-WEST BANK \  STEAM FERRY  Regular scheduled service now  in operation as follows:  Leaves Kelowna 9 a.m. 3.30 p.m.  ���   Westbank 9.30 a.m., 4 p.m.  EXTRA SERVICE ON  WEDNESDAY & SATURDAY  leaves Kelotona It a.m.  Usees Westbantt 11.80 a.m.  TERMS fiASH  JAMES I. CAMPBELL  Phone 108 or Phone 100  People who are tending paokagaa ai  tobteooo and cigarettes to aoMlero are  being caution wi not' to include raatah-  aa, aa their presence in mail bag*  might ta��Uy be the cause of ditastroua  firm en board thip.  Broken Windows  Are Expensive  Now that tha cold weather it coming  on it it real economy to have all broken pones mode good. It meant less  fuel to burn, greater comfort, and  fewer doctor's bills.  Wa carry a large stock of glau and  can mead windows on short notice.  Stem Sash  w|II add much la Aa comfort of your  home erasing tha winter months.  Furniture, Fruit Ladders,  Sash and Deors  Ift WORK AND. JOBBING  S. M. Simpson  One dooreouth of Fimhall.   Phona 312  Christmas Gifts  FOR BOTH OLD AND YOUNG  Mak* year pirchaiei early tad gat th* ad?aataf* *' �� jgg s*l��cti*n  Christmas Cards  A better selection than ever.  ' See our Books of Private Greeting Cards  Fancy Boxed Stationery Diaries and Calendars  Fountain Pens        Shaving Glasses        Manicure Sets  Toilet Requisites Perfumes Fancy Soaps  Cameras and Photo Supplies   \   wTr. TRENCH & CO.  DRUGS AND STATIONERY  .  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 . . Manegiag.Director  P. BURNS & CO.  Wholesale and Retail  Meat Merchants  A S usual we are making provision for a  ** supply of especially fine leef, Mutton.  Pork, &c, for the Festive Season. Gat your  erder ia early far the Christmas Turkey.  Geeae, Pucka and Poultry  Phane I S3  Opposite Palace Hotel  "*��*  i"M UU M.    L" pncagLay, November ,��,ath   1.1$  KELOWNA   RECOID  M0K FIVE  // ���'   L!*f> rep    ���������  ./Veu? Assortments in  Waists and Collars  All prices up to  VV/E have lately received new and  large assortments of Silk,  Crepe-de-Chene, Ninon, and Voile  Waists. These are made in the  latest and most becoming styles; in  fact, they are just delivered from  the factory.  Among the Waists from $5 to  $10 are styles that have only been  shown in the large cities.  --     $10.50 each  New Crepe-dc-Chenc, Georgette,  Crepe and Satin Collars  in the latest shapes. These consist of large collars, elegantly trimmed with lace, and also the new Cowl Collar  in a few different designs.    Prices up to -   $2.95 each  Phone 361  Kelowna  Christmas  the Home  Sptrklkg  Cut Glass  of the finest quality  Manufactured in Canada  by tha Gundy-Clap-  perton Co.  No table ia complete without aome beautiful article of Cut  Glata. Your friend* will aurely appreciate a gift such aa this  W. M. PARKER & CO.  Casom Black  Phone 270  Do Not Miss the  GRAND  CONCERT  of Columbia Records on Columbia  Grafonolas, under the management of  Drury Pryce  AT THE , FURNITURE STORE  on Saturday Evening, Dec. 2nd, at 8  This entertainment will coat you nothing,  and if appreciated will ba repeated  Kelowna Furniture Company  TOWN AND COUNTRY NOTES  Mra. L. Graham left on Tuesday'a boat for thc coast.  Mrs. J. W. Jones returned from  a visit down the lake Monday  morning.  After being closed for a few  Sundays owing to the enforced absence of Father Verbeke, Mass  will be held in the Catholic church  next Sunday at 10.30 a.m.  The Fire Brigade are holding  another of their popular dances  next Thursday evening. Arrange-  menta are being made for some  excellent music.  Mrs. Sutcliffe and daughter, Mrs.  Temple and little son, Miss Pilking-  ton and Miss Mary Dykes will  be leaving next Thursday morning for California, where they will  spend the winter months.  Mr. and Mrs. Johnston were passengers on Monday's boat to Vancouver. Mr. Johnston is sailing by  the " Empress of Russia" to take  up a position in India.  Mr. E. J. Lewis, representing the  Liverpool, London and Globe Insurance Co., was a visitor.in town  this wtek in company with Mr.  C. G. Buck.  The first annual meeting of the  Benvoulin Local of the B.CA.0.A.  Association will be held on December 6th in the schoolhouse at  7.30 p.m. Members are urged to  be present, as questions of importance will be brought before  the meeting.  Tho six-monthly statement of the  Kelowna branch of the Canadian  Patriotic Fund will be published in  the local press as soon alter  November 30th as possible. Will  those country contributors, who  are in arrear, kindly assist the com-  ittee by getting in touch with Mr.  J. R. Beale, of Kelowna, who will  be glad to furnish all necessary  information.  Amongst the list of those reported killed in action last week  appears the name of Lieut. J. A.  Macdonald, a former Kelowna  school teacher, but lately of the  Victoria High School. The sad  news will be heard with very  great regret by many local people,  for during his stay here Lieut.  Macdonald was very popular,  He will be remembered chiefly  from the great interest he took in  athletics, particularly wrestling,  and the mighty struggles he had  with constable " Bob Sutherland,"  (who has also given up his life in  the war) are still fresh in the  momorv.  BIRTH  BURNS.-On Wednesday, Nov-  ember 29th, to Mr. and Mrs. R.  Burns, a daughter.  "* i*.  Mr. Rembler Paul Laid to  Rest  The funeral of the late Rembler  Paul took place last Friday morning. Service was held at the house  at 10.30 by the ven. Archdeacon  Greene, when the funeral procession was formed and proceeded  to the ferry wharf. Here a barge  was in waiting to take the remains  and the funeral party the short distance up the lake to where stood  the family vault built by the deceased gentleman on his property  there some few years ago. The  pall-bearers were Measrs. D. Lloyd-  Jones, R. B. Kerr, Geo. Ritchie,  W. Haug, E. Weddell, and D. H.  Rattenbury. A number of the  local residents and business men  followed the remains to their last  resting-place on the quiet hillside.  There were numerous wreaths and  other floral tributes.  Just a few things left���China  Dinner Set, large Mirror, 2 Parlor  Pictures, I oak Dresser, Toilet Set,  Kitchen Table. If sold at once  will be sold very cheap.���S. D.  Colquette, Glenn Avenue.  Dr. MATHISON  Dentist  KELOWNA   ::   B.C.  r<GAlBRAITH  Plumber and Steam Fitter  P.O. Box 81        Phone 5705  Kelowna, B.C.  Mra. L. Lett was a passenger to  Vancouver Tuesday.  Mr. D. Leckie left Monday  morning on a visit to Calgary.  Rev. Father Verbeke arrived in  town to-dny after a few weeks absence at the coast.  Mrs. Cameron and her son Allia-  ter were visitors to Nahun last  week, returning Saturday.  The Joyce Hostel will be closed  December^ 1st and will re-open  (D. V) in March or April.  On Saturday afternoon the Chancel Guild of St. Michael and All  Angels' Church is to hold its annual sale ol work in the parish  hall (old church) at 3 o'clock.  Mr. Chas. Fowler left Tuesday  for Rochester, where he will undergo special treatment for his  arm, which due to an accident  some lime ago has given him considerable trouble.  The United Young Peoples  League meets every Monday evening at li o'clock in the Methodist  Church. Next Monday's meeting is  in charge of the Devotional Com  mittee. Mr. Todd will be th<  speaker.  Mrs. Geo. Weir is leaving tomorrow morning for New York  from which port she sails for Eng.  land on the 14th. Mrs. Weir's  family has established a small reel its own, Mr. Weir and one son,  George, being in the I 72nd, now  in England, whilst the other son,  Jim, is at the front.  The Kelowna Women's Institute  will meet at the home of Mrs. J. D.  Williams, Abbott Street, on Saturday, December 2nd, at 3 p.m.  After routine business has been  disposed of tea will be served and  a social time spent. It is hoped  that there will be a good attendance of the members.  The superintendent and teachers of St. Michael and All Angels'  church Sunday school will be  pleased to welcome to the Children's Service, at 2.30 p.m. on  Sunday next, December 3rd, any  parents and children (of school  age) who take an interest in Sunday school work.  In order to popularize their Columbia grafonolas and records the  Kelowna Furniture Co. have adopted a somewhat novel means. On  Saturday evening and possibly succeeding Saturday evenings, they  have arranged to give a concert  under the management of Mr.  Drury Pryce.  General sympathy is felt with  Mr. and Mrs. Percy Bird in the  loss of their eleven months old  baby girl, whose death took place  Monday evening from pneumonia,  following a cold contracted only a  few days before. The funeral took  place yestesday, service being  held at the residence on Harvey  Ayenue, at 10 a.m.  Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Goodrich returned Friday last from the Cariboo  country. Their place is located  near the railroad in the neighbourhood of Horse Lake, and  speak very highly of the country,  They made the journey byroad in  eight days.  Mr. and Mrs. Orchard, of Elli-  opened their home to the Girls'  Club and their gentlemen friends  lasst Monday evening. A social  evening was spent after which a  short conference was held with  the object in view of raising funds  with which to send presents to the  members of the 172nd C company.  It was decided that the young  people would arrange a dance  for next Tuesday evening, the 5th,  in the school. *  A Special General Meeting of  the Kelowna A. & H. Association  will be held at 2.30 in the afternoon of Saturday, December 2nd,  in the Board of Trade Room, to  consider, and if thought advisable,  pass Special Resolutions as to alterations of the Constitution, Bye-  Laws and Rules of the Association, due notice of which were  given at the annual general meeting. The adjourned annual meeting will be held immediately at  the close of the special meeting.  W. R. GLENN 6c SON  Pendozi Street Phone 150  In our Implement Department will be found a  complete and varied stock of  Feed Cuttets Root Pulpers  Sleighs and Cutters  HARNESS IS OUR SPECIALTY  A CARLOAD OF VEHICLES  has been recently placed in stock and your inspection of these is invited  Wool Rugs, Horse Blankets, Trunks fir. Suit Cases  viosixosic^osas^^  C. Nicoll  Dray and Transfer Agent  Phone 132  Wilt move you quick and cheap  Silks, Fancy Chinas,  Curios and Toys  Select your pretty and inexpensive Christmas Gifts from  our newly imported stock of these artistic Japanese goods  THE JAPANESE STORE  Leon Avenue                                                                    Kelowna   ��� *M  OK. LUMBER CO.,Ltd.  Are now completely equipped to supply all  your lumber needs.  We have a large stock of local and  coast  ROUGH AND FINISHING LUMBER  of high-grade quality and in splendid condition.  A complete line of  DOORS  AND WINDOWS  LATH AND SHINGLES  \  COAL  COAL  Pennsylvania Hard, $17.50       Taber Smokeless, $10.50  Princeton Lump $8.00 Princeton Nut $7.00  TERMS CASH  Phone  66  W. HAUG  P.O. Box  166  Uf A. J Buggies, Democrats  Wailted   Single Work Wa-  ______���____________���   gons, Double Work  Wagons,   Ploughs,  Harrows, Cultivators, Seeders, Single Driving Harness,  Single Work Harness, Sewing Machines, Refrigerators,  Dressing Tables, Side Boards, Kitchen Tables, Sets' of  Drawers, Kitchen Tables, Chairs of all kinds, Cook  Stoves, Ranges���  Anything you have for sale sold  on commission  If you want to buy or sell anything see  STOCKWELL, the Auctioneer rVUiK ailX  KELOWNA   1ECOM  Xhuraday, NQvem.ber .^ath.  .916  ( WANTED! )  FOR SALE���Ford car, $300. Everything  in good running order. Apply D.  Ltcltie. 44tf  FOR SALE, about 70 Barkthiro pedigreed  Teung iowi end boari, from 3 to 5  months old, end brood sowe, also three  aaret end one horee. Apply J. L. Pridham, Box 49, Kelowna. 40tf  FOR SALE, cheep, 2 eafee, I typewriter,  2 ribbon cams, I small wares ceie, I  High desk, 8-day clock, vinegar barrele,  Indian Motor cycle, almost new. J. F.  Fumerton At Co. 50tf  HOUSE TO RENT, Furnished, eight  rooms with bath, on Bernard Avenue.  $15 per month. Apply Harvey & Dug.  gan. 46tf  FOR SALE, I) young pigs, reedy to wean,  $2.25 each : also 10 brood sows. Apply  Hear? Burtch, Kelowna. 52tf  >���>#   ��.>��i.��r.�����.��..��..���.��� |r���������������� ..!������.>���������������� m �����   ������������  '*    PROFESSIONAL AND  "       BUSINESS CARDS  BURNE & TEMPLE  Solicitors,  Notaries Public,  Conveyancere, etc.  KELOWNA. B.C  OVERCROWDED-Will sell a few good  R. 1. Red pullets (or $1 each to make  room.    J. M. Harvey. 52tf  FOUND Purs* containing sum of money.  Owner can have same by describing  contents. Apply Ire Brisbin, Glenn Avenue. 52-3  LOST, on the 22nd of this month, be.  tween Lawson's store end Thompson's  corner, travelling rug, green one side  aud red plaid the other. Finder re.  warded.   Apply Record office. 2  FOR SALE, set heavy team harness, in  good condition. $20, Apply Kelowna  Implement Company. 2  IN POUND  Notice ia hereby given thet one three-  year-old bey gelding, branded V in a horse-  ehoe on left ahoulder, blaze on face end  white sock left hind foot, elao yearling  gelding, no brand, star on forehead and  white sock on right hind foot, were impounded in East Kelowna Pound November 20th.���J. R. Anderson,  R. B. KERR  Barrister  and Solicitor,  Notary Public.  KELOWNA. B.C  E. C. WEDDELL  HARMSTEH, S0UC1T0H, and  NOTARY PUBLIC  0, Willit's Block   ���   Kelotcna, B.C  PIANOFORTE  MB.  HAROLD   TOD   BOYD  li.s resumed Iris teaching classes and will  ��� eceive   pupils   as   before in his studio-  Trench Block, Kelowna.  P.O. box 374  P. W. GROVES  M.  On. Soc. C. K.  Consulting Cioll and Hydraulic  Engineer  B.C. Land Suroetjor  Surveys snd Report, on Urination Work.  Application, for Water License.  KELOWNA. B.C.  New Dairy Bulletin  'Milk Testing and Dairy Records" is the title of a new  bulletin i which will shortly be  issued by the department of Agriculture at Victoria. This bulletin has been prepared by T. A.  F. Winncko, provincial dairy instructor, and deals with the  methods oi testing milk und the  advantages to be gained therefrom. In addition to this, Mr.  Winncko has gone very hilly into thc matter of keeping dairy  records, and has olearly demonstrated that it is to the great  advantage of a d.u.-y h - liter t,>  keep close track of what each  cow in his herd is doing in the  way of butter fat and milk production. The bulletin is well  illustrated, and in addition has  copies of the various forms usod  in keeping an accurate record of  each cow's performance  Anyone wishing a copy should  write the Publications [Irani h,  Department of Agriculture, Victoria, and ask for Bulletin 72  Milk Testing and Dairy Roc >rds  Dr. J. W. Nelson Shepherd  DENTIST  '. O. Bore 140 Tlione S  Corner Pendozi Street and  Lawrence Avenue.  Peelers  Wanted  B.C. Evaporators. Ld.  JOHN CURTS  CONTRACTOR tr BUILDER  Plans and Specifications Prepared  and estimates given (or publicBuild-  ings.Town and Country Residences  IOHN CURTS. KF.I.OWNA  FRANCES A. PEAKSuN  L.R.R.K.  Give, le.sons in  Voice Production & Singing  100, Graham  Street,   Kelotcna, N.  REMEMBER THE DATE  Okanagan Valley Poultry Show  DECEMBER 20-22  AT PENTICTON IN  STEWARD'S  HALL  S. B. PENTY. Show Secretary, P.O. Box 184, Penticton, B.C.  Sisi-.A. >..t -'.i --r..'. t-:\ts��&  Tone  That's where  the Victrola'  ispre-emine^ii:  The Victrola brings to you the pure and varied tones of  any musical instrument, and the beauty and individuality of  the human voice���all absolutely true to life.  Such fidelity of tone v/as unknown before the advent of the  Victrola���the first cabinet style talking machine; and this pure  and life-like tone it exclusively a Victrola feature.  "Why occlusive with the Victrola?"  Because of the patented Victrola features, which have been  perfected after years of itudy and experiment:  i-box tub*���the flexible metal connection between  the seund-bex and t.ptring tone arm, which enables the Victor Needle to  follow th. ii snd grooves with unerring accuracy.  CosMomUd ..unding.boards and amp'ifying compartment of wood  provid. thc rery limit of ana of vibrating surface and sound amplifying  comp.rtm.nt, so abttlutcly essential to an exact and pure tone reproduction.  Modifying door.���m.y be opened wide thereby giving the tone in its  fullest volume; or doors rosy be set at any degree graduating the volume  of tone to exactly suit srtry requirement. Closed tight the volume is reduced to the minimum snd when not in use the interior is fully protected.  Viator systso. of changeable noodlo.���a perfect reproduction is possible only with s perfect point���therefore a new needle for each record is  the only positive assursnes of s perfect point. You also have your choice  of full tons, half tone or further modification with the libre needle.  It is the" perfection of every part, and its perfect combination  with all other parts, that gives the Victrola  iu superior tone���that makes the Victrola  the greatest of all musical instruments.  V There si's Victrolu in great variety from $31  to $305.   Come in any time snd we will gladly  demonstrate them and play any music you  wish to hear.   We'll explain our system of  too.  James li. Trenwltk  The military situation in Roumania is improving for the Roumanians, according to a despatch  received by the Wireless Press  from Bucharest by way of Rome.  Field Marshal von Maclcenson is  said to be making no material  progress, lhe Roumanians retreat,  it is added, is proeeding in perfect  order on a settled front.  Military critics cling staunchly to  tbe hope that the Roumanians  will be able to avoid defeat and  bring the invaders to a halt. It is  remarked that the Roumanians, although still retreating, preserve an  unbroken front except at one non-  vital point, while the very moderate German claims regarding  prisoner, guns and booty are surprising, in view of the rapidity of  their advance.  Private Sale  of the following pieces of  FURNITURE at my residence  on Glenn Avenue, Kelowna :  Oak Cabinet Sewing Machine.  Fumed Oak Library TahU.  Oak Arm Chair (Mission style).  Wicker Arm Chair (leather seat and back)  Wicker Rocking Chair.  Bed Room Chair (cane bottom)  Screen.  Bed Room Set, Quarter cut Oak, consisting of Dresser, Chiffonier, Waihstand  and Bed.  Child's Iron Cot, with Mattreit.  Edison Gramaphone and 20Records. (Thia  machine cost $100, and is an good aa  new.)  The above may be inspected by making  appointment with me over the phone  (Phone No. 47), or calling at my office,  Central Okanagan Lands, Ltd.  W. E. ADAMS  The Corporation of the City of  Kelowna  Voters'Liat for 1917  Notice is hereby given that a Court of  Revision will be held on Monday, December I Ith, 1916, it ten o'clock in thelfore-  noon, at the Council Chamber, Kelowna,  B C, for the purpose of hearing and determining any application to strike out the  name of any person which ha. been improperly placed upon the Municipal Vot.  era' List for lire ye.r 1917, or tu place on  ���rich list the name of any person improperly omitted from same.  G. H. DUNN,  Kelowna B.C. City Clerk.  November 20th, 1916. I.)  " The Electric Shop,"  Kelowna. B.C.  V-.ti.:.:: .>,{��:3  Oak. or r..i.lir>B��it/  Ladiss   Wishing   to   Ordsr  SP1REM.A    CORSETS  aaa meet  MBS. J. H. 0AVIE8  on S_tunlav ol eaoh week, or ��*y  m Koom No. 1. Oak Hall Bine*, ba-  I��een thsi hours of 3:1)0 and 5:30 p.m.  Peelers and Trimmers  " anted at once at the Apple Evaporator. Men, women, boya ot  girls.   Apply NOW.  W. B. M. CALDER. Mngr  J. M. CROFT  Bootmaker.  All binds of> Repairs  BERNARD AVENUE,  KELOWNA.  Admiral[  Jellicoe  looks for  Canadians  The Royal Naval  Canadian  Volunteer Reserve  Overaaaa Division  will enrol 2000 men of c����d  character and good physique  for immediate service overseas,  in the British Navy.  Pay $1.10 per day and up  Separation allowance- $20.00 monthly  Free Kit  Forfurtln - Particulars apply to  The    Nearest   Naval  Recruiting Station  or to the Department c f   the  Naval Service, Ottawa.  At Christmas Time  your friends can buy  anything you can give  them���except  Your Photograph  Our work is the result  of many years' professional experience.  McEWAN  Rowcliffe Black  Cigarettes t Tobacco  for the Soldier Boys  For ONE DOLLAR we will have mail,  ed to any soldier in England, Belgium  or France your choice of one of the  following parcels���  200 Players Cigarettes  or  100 Players Cigarettes and  i-lb. Capstan Tobacco  or  1 pound Capstan Tobacco  P. B. Willits & Co.  REXALL DRUGGISTS  Phone 19 Kelowna. B.C.  AUCTIONEER  I have had over 21 years' ex-  ferience in the Auctioneering  uaineai, particularly in the  line of Cattle, Farm Implements and Household Furniture; and thia experience ia  at your disposal. It meant  better results from your auction sales.  Anyone wishing to arrange for  an Auction Sale should tea or  write to  G. H. KERR  Auctioneer  P.O. Boa 19S, Rasidanca at  Kalowna, B.C. GLENMORE  Mr. G. W. CUNNINGHAM  Pendoai Street, ia acting  aa agent in  Kelown* and will make all arrange-  tnenta for the conducting of aalea  What lout ne Markets?  qOMETIMES we think the price of foodstuffs is  '-' high, but in reality we in Canada are only beginning to realize that there is a war or that there  are war conditions and war prices.  FLOUR According to the report, of mill men and grain experts���has  to go .till higher, and Rolled Oats and all other Cereals wilt  naturally-go up along with it.  SUGAR Should cose off a little bit-no appreciable change i. to be  eipected.  CHEESE   1. higher than it ha. ever been and ha. not ceased climbing.  BUTTER Will keep Cheese company and Canned Milk and Canned  Cream are bound to follow.  LARD I. the latest thing to soar and is still going with Bacon and  Ham, keeping in the same pew.  CORN AND PEAS Opened thia year at higher prices than in our  recollection and Tomatoes are double their ordinary price.  RAISINS are going up and io are all other California fruits.  CURRANTS AND SULTANAS, a. well a. Date, and Fig., are prac.  tic.lly unprocurable in their native haunts and will increase  in price.  CANDIED PEEL ha. advanced 15 per cent, in si. week..  GELATINE Has trebled in price in a abort tima forcing Jelly Powder  along with it.  EXTRACTS   On account of alcohol rising have kept climbing.  SALMON AND SARDINES Have never been as scarce in many  year., and will have to be dearer.  The Vegetable Situation, a. well a. Fresh Fruit, i. well known to  you all, and naturally the cost of packages and coat of labor ia advancing. It i. not possible to obtain .killed labor a. the men are on the  firing line, so that the question of food i. going to be a soriou. one.  We have not nearly raised our prices to meet the increased cost of goods, but we strongly advise you to buy  your winter supplies now aa all merchandise is positively  bound to increase in price.  We want your Grocery Business, and can save you  money in the line we are specialists in. ��� ��� ���   - -  The McKenzie Co., Ld.  Phone 214  Our motto: " Quality and Service '  Ranchers, Attention!  The manager of the Apple Evaporator ia now ready to  buy all good culled applea, fallen, bruised, scabby or  otherwise.  This ia an industry which means money found for the  rancher, and as every industry is an aaset to the city, it  is up to you Mr. Rancher to say whether these home  industries shall thrive or have to close up for lack of  material.   Rush in your culls���any quantity.  The Orchard City Evaporating Co.  Corner Ellis Street and Cawston Avenue.  Thos. Lawson  LIMITED  Hewdson & Mantle Block  Phone -215  Several big lots of Merchandise have come  to hand this week.  Trunks and Suit Cases.  Men's Overcoats, Underwear, Hats and  Caps, Working Gloves, Fine Gloves, Boys'  Suits, Overcoats and Pants.  In the Ladies' Department  New Neckwear, Fancy Handkerchiefs,  Veilings and Laces.  More Sweaters, with caps to match.  Full supply of Knitting Wools.  Flannelettes, Prints, Wrapperettes, Cotton  Batting, &c.  Flannelette and Wool Blankets.  All sizes in Jerseys for Children.

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