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Array drttma &tt&vh  .  / ^'IsmWE   VOL. X.   NO. 28  KELOWNA BRITISH COLUMBIA, THURSDAY, MAY 30, 1918.���4 PAGES  (I.SO Per Annum  CM Dispute Will  Soon Be Settled  According to an announcement  made at the regular|meeting of the  council Monday, it seems likely  ' that the long-standing dispute of  the city with the Canadian Northern Railway Co. over tazea due on  property owned by them within  the municipality, ia at last to be  brought to an end in a manner  quite satisfactory to the city. By  a payment of $3,097.29. which the  company is now prepared to make  on the Brat of June, the lands formerly held by the company and  sold by the city at its 1915 tax  sale, will be redeemed and the  title once more cleared. This sum  represents the final payment of a  total of over $9,000 which haa  been paid over to the city on  account of these lands.  The tedious litigation which  started some four vears ago,arose  through an indefinite provision in  ���the provincial act whereby the  company claimed exemption of all  lands owned by them in the city.  As only a amall portion of the  area owned bv the com -any in  Kelowna is actually included in  the right of way the city, in common with other places where the  same difficulty had arisen, disputed the claim, and as events have  turned qut the decisions of the  courts have upheld the view that  only lands actually held for trackage should be exempt.  There was the usual batch of  Correspondence to deal with, including a letter from the Amateur  Athletic Club thanking the council  for the assistance given in fixing  up the grounds in the park for  their various gaii.es.  An offer of $70 from T. S. Cornell for Lot 30, Plan 1246, was  accepted subject to the proviso  that the original owners did not  wish to redeem it by pavment of  all liabilities to the city. An offer  from P. E. Campbell for Lot 8,  Plan 578, of $275 was also accepted on the aame conditions.  A. E. Nash, driver of the fire  trucks and caretaker of the fire  hall, tendered his resignation in  person he having secured a position in Vancouver. He asked to  be released on the first ot June,  The resignation was accepted with  regret and arrangements made to  advertise for a successor.  The Public Works committee  was authorized to carry out certain  improvements to Long street and  that a water connection be made  to the residence of Mr. Drury  Pryce on that street provided he  supply the necessary pipe and pay  half the connection coat.  It was alao arranged to comply  with the application of Miss M,  Blain tor a water connection to Lot  13 on Rowcliffe avenue.  Aid. Duggan on behalf of die  Light and Water committee, reported the resignation of F. Freeman aa stoker at the power house,  and the appointment of J. Symonds  a returned soldier, to fill the vacancy was endorsed by the council.  The council also authorized the  granting of the usual two weeks  holiday to permanent employees,  arrangements to be made bv the  heads of the various departments,  fn view of the question raised  as to the jurisdiction if the Parks  committee over the street boulevards, it was decided that the  name of the committee be changed  to the Parks and Boulevards committee and that this committee be  given control of the park, boulevards and cemetery.  The Street Watering By-law was  finally passed also a by-law for a  temporary loan from the bank.  It was arranged that standing  committees should submit at the  next meeting the estimates of  revenue .and {expenditure of their  several departments for the current  year.  Athletic Club Makes  Good Use of Holiday  The baseball boya had a fine trip  down to Summerland on the Friday  holiday, when they n et a combined  team of Summerland and Peachland boys. It was a gocd fast yet  friendly game throughout and considering it was their first appearance together the boys down the  lake put up a good fight. They  were beaten by Kelowna, however,  15 to 6. The Kelowna lineup was  G. Cady catcher, N. DeHart pitcher, F. Faulkner first base, J. Thayer  seCond base, M. Berard third base,  J. Calder short stop, L. Day centre,  C. Gaddes I ft and J. Brunette  right.  After the game a number of the  boys went on to Penticton to take  in a dance there, while the rest returned home by cara the same  evening.      ,  The team is now mourning the  loss of one of its best members in  the person of Jack Thayer, who has  been transferred by his bank to  Alberta. Jack was an energetic  supporter of the club and its treasurer too, and his loss is to be regretted.  A return game at Kelowna from  the Summerland-Peachland boys is  expected soon. In the meantime  the team is to visit Vernon on  Monday where a programme of  sports is being arranged for the  King's birthday. Teams-from Kamloops, Enderby, Vernon and Kelowna will all be competing there  on that day. The lacrosse boys are  also scheduled to meet Armstrong  at Vernon at the same time.  The football tram went up to  Vernon last Friday, but although  thev report an enjoyable trip, they  had to acknowledge defeat by 7 to  I.' Today they are playing at  home in the Park against a team of  the B. C. Horse from Vernon.  His Thirst Saved Him  , A grave digger at Summerland  had a narrow escape froth being  buried alive and two men working  near had a bad scare last week,  The first, a municipal, employee,  named Hobbs was engaged digging  a grave and had had difficulty owing to the loose sandy nature of  the soil, which caused frequent  caving in. Mr. Kirstine, a neighboring farmer, was at work with a  Chinaman nearby and could see  the progress of the digging. Sud  denly Mr. Kirstine suspected that  all was not right and rushed over  to the grave to find to his horror  that a mass of sand and huge  boulders had fallen in and that the  digger was not to be found. He  seized a spade and began frantically to remove the fallen earth. After a while he  came across the hat of the grave digger,  which greatly increased his concern and  caused him to redouble hia efforts to reach  the buried man before he suffocated. He  waa plying the shovel wilh despairing  energy, when Mr. Hobbs, the grave digger  himself appeared over the crown of the  hill from a creek nearby where he had  been for a drink. This gentleman was  astonished to, see earth flying in all directions from the grave he had just left. The  surprise and relief hia unexpected appearance caused Mr. Kirstonecon be imagined.  Had it not been for Mr, Hobbs' lucky  thirst he would undoubtedly have been  killed or seriously injured when the grave  sides fell in,  Rutland News  (From oar owa oorrssnoadsDO.  Mrs. W. Gay returned home on  Saturday alter an extended visit to  Vernon.  Laat week the Girls Enterprise  Club went up to Eight Mile Creek  on a' camping trip which lasted  three days. They had a splendid  holiday. Over-alls were the regulation costume.  Rev Vernier of Ellison preached  at the Mount View Church last  Sunday.  Rev. Griffiths returned on Saturday from attending thr Methodist  conference at Vancouver.  The Baptists held a missionary  meeting at the home of D. Wilson  on Tuesday afternoon.  The monthly meeting of the  United Farmers"will be held atthe  school on Monday June 3rd at 8  o'clock. Mr. Geo. Barber of Salmon  Arm will address the meeting on  the subject of "Cooperation." The  meeting will be open and visitors  will be welcome.  The regular meeting of the  Young People's Club was held in  the schoolhouse on Friday evening  when Mr. Geo. White, who has  lately returned from the front, gave  a very interesting account nf his  experiences overseas. Thay encountered no' leal hardships after  leaving home until they landed in  Le Havre- amid a foot of snow.  Here they had no protection  against the weather but their tents  and a blanket apiece which was  frozen so stiff that it would scarcely bend, Luckily another detachment of men coming up took pity  on them and lent them a few.  They had somewhat similar experiences at Brest also.  He spoke also of. the gallant  defence of Vimv Ridge, -a- hill resembling one of the Rutland benches, by the Canadian troops, and  lastly he gave a very comprehensive picture of trench raids and  skirmishing with an account of  some of his own hair-breadth  escapes when acting as " bayonet  man" to a bomb-thrower who waa  clearing the " Frilzes" out of the  trench.  Miss Amy Fleming . sang a patriotic selection, after which the  president, Mr. Everett Fleming, announced that the various patriotic  organizations of Kelowna were  planning a carnival for July 6th to  raise some much-needed funds.  The Club was asked to i?ive an  individual entertainment of its own  in conjunction with the town  societies. It was decided to let the  matter stand over until next meeting to give-the members time to  think about it.  Mr. R. J. Sproule has received  news of the death at Victoria of  his father, a resident for many years  in Kelowna. The old gentleman who had  reached the advanced age of 63, was one  of the pioneer farmers in Ontario, coming  out from the old country nearly seventy  years ago. He waa one of the first workers on the Grand Trunk railway. He came  to Kelowna about twelve or thirteen years  ago, after a period of nearly twelve yeara  on the prairie. His wife died about four  yeara ago, and aince then he has lived with  hia daughter near Victoria.  Mrs. Ambler returned last weekend after a stay of several weeks at  the coast. '  The German offensive has apparently been renewed, and the  scanty news so far tells of some  successes they have achieved in  crossing the river Aisne in a drive  on SoUsons, and in the north towards Ypres. They are meeting  with heavy losses, however, and  every confidence is expressed in  the ability of the Allies to hold the  enemy back.  A daughter was born on ths 20th to Mr.  and Mrs. Lumb Stocks, of Penticton.  Keep Saturday, July 6th for the Patriotic  Carnival. It will be a 'great' day for the  grown-upa and children. Everything will  be absolutely patriotic. Ladies baking for  the afternoon tea will kindly observe the  Food Board's regulations and requests.  By locking up Nick Errico, the  provincial police believe that they  have prevented the activities of a  dangerous alien enemy, who was  prepared to enter upon a wrecking  campaign. Errico waa apprehended in Ocean Falls just as he was  about to sever a high-power line  and connect it with one of lower  voltage which led into the pulp  plant for the purpose of operating  the machinery. Had the connection been Completed, it is stated  that the machinery would undoubtedly have been destroyed, and  possibly a number of lives lost. Errico was equipped with insulated  cutters and rubber gloves, and a  complete case against him ia claim-  ad.  Drowning Fatality  at Summerlaod  Cyril Sharpe, the 15-year-old  son of the C.P.R, agent at Summer-  land, was drowned Sunday last by  falling overboard from a motor  boat. He and the engineer were  the only occupants of the boat at  tha time, the youth steering while  tha man attended to some adjust-  meni of the engine. Noticing the  boat zigzagging wildly the man  looked up to find that the boy had  disappeared. Just what caused the  boy to tumble out is not known.  The body was not recovered until  yesterday when it was shipped to  Vancouver for interment.  Summerland is apparently an  unlucky place for C.P.R. agents.  Last summer two agents were  drowned in succession, and now  the third has lost his. son. Much  sympathy is felt throughout the  district for the parents.  The Women's Mission Circle of  the Baptist church spent a most  enjoyable afternoon on Tuesday  when they journeyed to Rutland to  hold their regular monthly meeting  St Mrs. D. Wilson's home. A party  of twenty including the pastor, Rev.  Arnold Bennett, drove out from  town and were joined by a dozen  of the Rutland ladies making an  attendance of 32, The chief feature of the programme was a short  talk on Foreign Missions by the  pastor, and a half-hour's chat over  the tea kindly provided by Mrs.  Wilson ended the happy occasion.  Dr. S. L. Taube, the eyesight specialist,  of the Taube Optical Co., Calgary, will be  at Trench's store on Wednesday and  Thursday, June 5th and 6th, for the purpose of examining eyes and suiting glasses  to all defective sight. No matte:- what ia  wrong with your sight, it would be to  your benefit to consult him. All work  absolutely guaranteed to suit the eye the  tame as the teat.  Two Months For  Stealing a Bicycle  Tony Jacobe!|ia. a well known  Italian shoemaker, went up to Kamloops last Friday morning for two  months for the offence of stealing  a bicycle, to which he pleaded  guilty.  Last Tuesday Mr. W. Longley  lost his bicycle which had been  standing outside the furniture store,  and though diligent search waa  made no trace could be ' found of  it for some days. Last Tuesday the  owner happened to see a machine  which he recognized as his own  standing outside a restaurant, and  he waited to see who would claim  it. An Italian young man eventually  came out and prepared to ride off.  On being questioned as to where  he got the machine' he said he had  bought it from Tony Jacobellis for  thirteen dollars. The appearance  of the machine had been changed  by an application of paint, but there  was no doubt as to ita identity.  On being charged with the theft  Jacobellis admitted his guilt.  Miss Gertie Sutherland went  down to the coast last week-end  for a short visit.  Last Thursday morning Mr.  Allister Cameron went down to  the coast with the intention of enlisting for oversess.  A once familiar figure in Kelowna has passed away in Vernon in  the person of W. Scott, former stage  driver on the Vernon-Kelowna  route. The old man, for he was  75 yeara of age, had been greatly  enfeebled during the past few years  as the result of a bad accident with  his automobile, which ran over the  bank at a bad part of the road. He  passed away Tuesday, the funeral  taking place in Vernon to-day.  Man Mary  Fined for Assault  Mary Tcmat is a Siwssh ladv  with a very lively sense of her  rights, and ��� strong resentment for  intruders upon the reserve at West-  bank. Her zeal in this diiection  lead her into trouble on Saturday  laat whan ah* was fined thi and coats er  assaulting D. E. Gellatly.  It appears that a couple of weeks ago  Mr. Gellatly had gene upon the reserve  ta repair a flume which supplied his place.  Ha met with opposition, however, and had  to bast a retreat He cams again, fist  having secured th* aniatanrs of Constable  Graham, who concealed himself near ao  aa to hear and see what happened. When  Mary espied Mr. Gellatly again eh* let  loose all the fury of her native eloquence  and invective upon him. Mr. Gellatly is  himself no beginner in argument, and he  rafuaed to budge until ha had finished hia  work.  Mary, who ia not thc "kind, land, aad  gentle ' lady referred to in th* swag, wand  atill hotter, and picked up a piece ot wood  studded with nails to enforce her argument Though not gentle Mary is husky,  and would no doubt have made some impression upon Mr. Gellatly, had not Constable Graham stepped forward.  Mary, however, atill stood upon h.r  right*, and refused to appear in court until  Indian Agent Brown could get here. She  was finally arrested on a warrant and  locked up until Saturday.  The Indian Agent wa* present at the  trial, but Mary had to pay th* penalty for  hoi violence.  Dr. Mathison left for Vancouver  on Wednesday to attend the annual meeting and clinics of the  B.C. Dental Society to be held  next week. Mrs. Mathison accompanied him and they will spend a  couple of weeks at the coast.  Cigarette smokers accustomed to  using "Bull Durham" for the "makings" will have to find a substitute  for their favorite brand. The United  States government has taken over  the entire output for the use of the  army. ,  A mysterious plague is causing  consternation throughout Spain.  Late Frost Cause Much  Damage in Valley  Although weather conditions for  aome time have Keen somewhat  abnormal, it wat scarcely deemed  possible that such a frost as struck  the valley last weekend could hap-  in this part of the country. From  yearn of past experience it wai considered  that the limits of danger had been well  pasted: Aa a result of confidence a considerable percentage of the area to be devoted thia year to tomatoes, an area enormously larger than any previous year, had  been planted. Aa tomato plants are very  tender there was a heavy loss in there.  Active and successful efforts have been  made by all interested to round up fresh  plants, and most of the acreage damaged  wilt be replaced, the only low being the  cost of new plants and the labor of putting  them in. Early garden stuff suffered a  little, but owing to the a backward season  generally hot much was up far enough to  be hurt.  Reports have been received of damage  to fruit orchards and in aome instances  where the location Was favorable to the  front, the loss is heavy. No reliable reports  have yet been made as to the actual loss,  and it is not wise to indulge in speculations  based on firat reports, which are almost  always grossly exaggerated. The frost  conditions seem to haw been general,  points down the valley suffering even  worse than Kelowna.  CANADA  MILITARY SERVICE ACT, 1917  PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that, by  the effect of the regulations of th�� Governor General of Canada in Council of the 20th  of April, 19(8, and the Proclamation of 4th  May, 1918, recently published, every male  British subject resident in Canada, bom oa or  since th* 13th of October, 1897, who hat  attained or shall attain the age of 19 year* and  who is unmarried or a widower without children  must, (unless he i* within one of the classes of  persons mentioned in the schedule of Exceptions to the Military Service Act) report as  hereinafter directed on or before tho 1st day of  June, 1918, or within ten days after hit 19th  birthday, whichever date shall be the lattsr.  Such report must ss in writtag sad rautt give his  name ia lull, ths data of his birth aad his plass of residence and alao his usual post oftlce adarss*.  Thc report must bs addressed to the Registrar or  Deputy Registrar undtr the Military Service Act of the  Registration District Is which he resides (see below) aad  akall be sent by nsdstered pest, for which ao Canada  pottage ia required.  Young men so reporting will not be placed on active  aarvts* till further notice. They must, however, notify  tha appropriate Registrar or Deputy Registrar of any  change of residence or address.  On receipt of the report ao identification card will be  forwarded by th* Registrar which will protect the bearer  from arrest.  Punctual compliance with these requirement* it of  great Importance to those affected. Failure to report  within the time limited will expose the delinquent to severe  penalties and will in addition render him liable to  immediate apprehension for Military Service.  ISSUED BV THE DEPARTMENT OP JUSTICE,  MILITARY SERVICE BRANCH, this 15th day of May,  1911.  mmmmmmttmmmwmmmmmtwmmm*m^mm.smmmtmwsm*m****mmmsnfs**  NOTE.  The men inquired to report should address their reports as follows:  ONTARIO���To the Deputy Registrar under the Military  Service Act, 1917, London, if they reside in the  County of Essex, Kent, Lambtao, Elgin, Middle***,  Oxford, Waterloo, Wellington, Perth, Huron, or  Bruce.  To the Registrar under th* Military 8ervice  Act, 1917, Toronto, if they reside in the County of  Lincoln, Wolland, Haldlrnand, Norfolk, Brant,  -Wentworth, Halton, Peel, York, Ontario, Grey,  Dufferin, Simcoe, or in the Districts of Muskoka,  Parry Sound, Algoma and Mpiaaing north of tke  Mattawa and French river* rincluding thc Townships of Ferris and Bonfleld.)  To th* Deputy Registrar under thc Military  Service Act, 1917, Kingston,' if they reside in the  County of Durham, Northumberland, Victoria,  Peterborough, Hastings Prince Edward, Lennox,  Addington, Frontcnac, Haliburtrxt, Carleton, Dundas, Glengarry, Renfrew, Russell, Storawnt, Gren-  ville, Lanark, Leeds, Pretcott, or th* Diatrict of  Nipissing south of Mattawa river (exclusive of the  Township* of Ferris snd Bonfleld.)  To the Registrar under the Military Service Act,  1917, Winnipeg, if they reside in the Diatrict* of  Kenora, Rainy River, or Thunder Bay.  QUEBEC���To the Registrar under th* Military Service  Act, 1917, Montreal, if they reside In the County of  Jacques Carrier, Hochelaga, Laval, Vaudreuil,  Soulanges, Napicrvillc, BeRuharnots, Chateauguay,  Huntington, Lapralrit, Argenteuil, Terrebonne, Two  Mountains, Montcalm, L'Attorn prion, Joliette, Ber-  thler, Maakinongt, St Maurice, Three Riven, St.  John*, Ibervijle, Missloquoi, Brome, Sheffbfd, Rou-  ville, Chambly, Verclrerea, St. Hyacinths, Bagot,  * Drummond, Richelieu,. Yamaska, Nicolet, Artha-  batka, Sherbrooke, and Stanstead.  To ths Deputy Registrar under the Military Service  Act, 1(17, Quebec, if they reside in the County of  Wolf*, Richmond, Compton, Beauce, Bellechaate,  Bonaventure, Dorchester, Oaspe, Kamouraska, Levi,,  L'lalet, Champlain, Charlevoix, Chicoutimi, Montmorency, Quebec, Portneuf, Saguenay, Lotbinierc,  Montmagny, Matme, Megantic, Rimouski and  Temltcouata.  To the Deputy Registrar under the Milita* y Service  Act, 1917, Hull, if they reside in the County of  Timlskcming, Pontiac, Ottawa and Labelle.  NOVA SCOTIA���To the Registrar under the Military  Service Act, 1917, Halifax, if they reside in the  Province of Nova Scotia.  NEW BRUNSWICK���To the Registrar under the  Military Service Act, 1917, St. John, if they reside in  the Province of New Brunswick.  PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND���To the Registrar under  the Military Service Act, 1917, Charlottetown, if,they  reside in the Province of Prince Edward Island.'  BRITISH COLUMBIA���To the Registrar under the  - Military Service Act, 1917, Vancouver, if they reside  in thc Province of British Columbia.  SASKATCHEWAN���Tp the Registrar under the Military  Service Act, 1917, Regina, if they reside in the  Province of Saskatchewan.  ALBERTA���To tbe Registrar under the Military Service  Act, 1917, Calgary, If they reside in the Province of  Alberta. - ,  MANITOBA���:To the Registrar under the Military  Service Act, 1917, Winnipeg, if they reside in the  Province of Manitoba.  YUKON���To the Registrar under the Military Service  Act, 1917, Dawson,, if they reside in the Yukon  Territory.  = PAGE ISO  KELOWNA  RECORD  Thursday, May 30th, 1918  r  SHIRTS!  What Style do you want?  fO ENTLEMEN, You want a stylish  new Shirt, don't you ?   Then  come to us.   You want your Underwear, Hose and  Hat to (it right, (eel right, be right, and wear a long  time also.   Then come to us.   Tone, strength and the  low-down Cash Price for high quality is what we give  you when you buy (rom us. Come in and let us show  you���we want your business.  Men's Blue Chambray Sport Shirts at $ 1.50  ���     white (ine cord       , $1.50  ���     fancy stripe ;,       ���        $1.75  ��� plain or fancy Negligee Shirts, with or without  collars, in a very extensive range of the newest  patterns, from  $1.25 up to $2.75  ��� Work Shirts in good wearing and washing  materials, made good and  roomy, with buttons  sewn on to slay $1  up to $2.50  ��� Fine mesh white Combinations, in short sleeve  and knee length, at $1.75 suit  ���     Fine Balbriggan Underwear at  50c, 60c and 75c a garment  ��� Fine Porous Knit Underwear in a splendid  quality, at 75c garment  ��� Hose, in Cotton, Lisle, Silk and Cashmere. The  best of wearing qualities, good fitting, at popular  cash prices  15c up to $ I pr.  ��� Hats, that are up to the nick of time for style.  Straws, Panamas, light-weight Silk and Linen.  Motor Caps, in light-weight Tweeds and Silk finish.  75c up to $1.75  Boys' Shirts, in Sport or Negligee, with separate collar  or collar attached, in a splendid range of materials that will wash and wear a long time.  Boys' Shirt Waists in plain White, Blue or linen colors,  also in assorted stripes (some have sport collars),  Priced from 60c up  Boys' Balbriggan Combination Underwear, in short  sleeve and knee length style (a splendid wearing  quality, at' ..75c per suit  Boys' Dress Hats, in fancy Straws and Linen.  Boy Scout Hats and Cubs' Caps.  Fancy Check Caps.     A good selection, priced low-  Men's and Boys' Plain Straw Hats ...25c, 35c and 50c  Men's and Boys' Athletic Bals, in Black and Tan.  Boys' Khaki Bloomer Pants in sizes 24 to 34, made  with belt loops and patent fastners, with three  pockets  $1.10 up to $1.85  Boys' Stripe Heavy Cotton Bloomer Pants, all sizes up  . to34,at $1.25 up to $1.85  Special Prices on Ladies' Summer Coats, Waists & Middies  for this week-end and the  Chautauqua Week  2 only Ladies' Sport Coats, reg. $9.95, for $6.85  '4 $14.50 to $17.50..  11.25  Big assortment of Ladies'Waists and Middies, also  a^JMisses'   Middies and   Dresses.     Values  up  to  $l.75onsaleat   98c  Ladies' Back, Tan and White Cotton Hose. Specially priced at ..."....    25c pair  ���   White Corduroy and Repp Skirts. Bargain $! .75  ��� ���    Middy cloth skirts, with  asst.   colored  stripe trimming $1.50  ���   Linenette wash skirts at $1.50  Misses' and Children's Chambray Skirts vith waist  attached, priced     $1.10 up to $1.75  Misses' and Children's asst. striped Skirts with waist  attached, priced at $1.50 up to $1.85  We are showing an extensive range of Ready-to-  wear goods at surprisingly low Cash Prices  J. F. FUMERTON 4 CO.  TH�� CASH STORE " It Pays to pay Cash "  Dry Good* phone 58 ;   Grocery phone 35  Regular Delivery Hours :  ' Morning 9.30 sstti II       Aftarnoon-laadJ  KELOWNH RECORD  rabliehed .very TkanaVay at Ktitrenia,  Britiefc Columbia  ���10HN LEATRXKV  Editor and Proprietor  SUBSCRIPTION  KA.TI3  Tie.,   sir   tsoatks.  Unltod  rJLBO    psr   vsar  slat.. 10 esats aoVHUoaal,  AU salreernHiesra Datable la advaaee  Subscribers   at   th. malar rats   eaa have  ..tra paosrs moiled to Meed, at e alstnnw  at HALF HATS. La.. 75 osnts osr raar.  All chauvss in contrast advsrtissuMtl mast  i,n in ths hands ol ths printer b> Tnttdav  svenlnrr  to   snsnre   ooblieatloa   la   tbs   asst  Issoe.  Orders for  Local  Scouts  "Bl PRCPARCO"      Kelowna Troop  Troop First;  Self Last  Edited by Pioneer. May 28, 1918  ORDERS by command for week  ending June 8, 1918.  PARADES: The combined troop  will parade at the club room on  Wedneaday June 8 at 7.15 p.m.  DUTIES: Orderly patrol for  week, Wolves ; next for duty,  Eaglea.  Scouts Hewetson. Duncan and  Richards passed the second class  test of going a mile in 12 minutes  at scouts' pace, on Wednesday last  the 22nd inst.  e ���  The troop has temporarily lost  one of its best friends in the person of Mr. Alister Cameron who  took passage to ��� Vancouver on  Thursday last for the purpose of  joining up with the engineers. He  was evr willing to lend his help to  us in whatever way he could and  gained a secure place in the affection and esteem of the troop for his  trouble and kindness in guiding us  to the railroad and the mountains  thereabout from our camp at Cedar  Creek during the laat two years.  Just before leaving we presented  him with the thanks badge which  we trust will be his talisman for  good luck and a safe and speedy  return to us again.  *        e  We are very glad indeed to have  P. L. Francis Buck back with us on  leave, which we trust will be extended. He arrived home on  Monday evening through the kind-  neea of Messrs Bulman and Pack-  ham who went to Armstrong for  him by car, which place he had  reached from Salmon Arm, through  the kindness of a stranger friend,  who took him that far by car.  a        ���  a  Eighteen scouts and tne' scoutmaster embarked.on the s.s. Okanagan  for Summerland on Thursday afternoon last, which port they reached  safely about six o'clock, having  successfully dodged all hostile  mine-fields and submarines. We  were met by S. M. Zimmerman,  A. S. M. Har.'is and most of the  Summerland acouta to different  ones of whom our scouts were al  once assigned for their stay there,  and we cannot refrain from stating  immediately, that we cannot apeak  too highly of the kind hospitality  which was extended to us by Mr.  Zimmerma.., his officers and scouts  and our different hosts. We have  written separately to each one of  our hosts thanking them and we  hope that we shall have the opportunity of returning their kindness  bv entertaining all our Summerland  brother-scouts in Kelowna.  The weather looked very bad on  Friday morning and opened with  a drizzling rain. The clouds all  rolled away however and decided  to give the sun a chance. As the  campus grounds were damp it was  decided to have some basket-ball  in the morning and commence the  field sports in the afternoon at one  o'clock.  There were two good games of  basket-ball. For the first one was  furnished a junior team consisting  of Small, Rowcliffe, McKenzie,  Taylor and Sinkinson to play the  Penticton juniors. The latter were  somewhat new to the game and  the many rules but made up for  thia by energy and while we won  by a fair score, the play was always  fast, exciting and uncertain. Our  juniors also played one of the best  combination games we have yet  aean any of our scouts play. For  the nex game to be between seniors  we furnished a team consisting of  Day, L. Gaddes, Parkinson,' J.  Groves and Davis to play a Sum*  merland team consisting of J. and  W. Gayton, Taylor, Reid and Phin-  ney,   and. this  time   it was our  Waterloo to the tune of 14 points  against 2 in our favor.  It was unfortunate that we were  not able to furniah our atrongest  team, but even then while the score  would probably have been cloaer  we are not by any means sure that  we ahould have been the winners.  We shall certainly have to try and  have a few mire games with each  other next fall and winter. *  Sandwiches were passed around  for lunch and in the field sports  which followed Summerland won  the 50 and 100 yard dashes, lhe  running broad jump, both under  and over 15 (all by the same athlete by the way), and the high  jump. .Penticton had things all  their own way in the sack race and  we secured the running hop, step  and jun p, the troop relay race and  the three-legged race. The Penticton scouls came up in the morning by truck-jitney under S. M.  Atkinson, and as they are all junior  boys we should like to congratulate  them in being such good sports as  to furnish a team for the troop relay  race against certain defeat. We  had several other events to run off  but called them off in order to give  the grounda to the Kelowna and a  combined Summerland-Peachland  baseball teams for their match,  which resulted in a win for Kelowna by the score of 14 to 6. 1h-n  at 6 o'clock, wilh a few guests, 79  strong we sat down to banquet  furnished and served by the lady  friends of the Summerland troop,  and to say that it was "some banquet" ia putting it mildly, and pop-  can we ever forget it?  After everyone had exceeded  the within 25 per cent, error capacity lest a most happy gathering waa  brought to a close with speech,  song and cheers for each other from  the troops. The Penticton scouls  left for home that evening and we  returned on Saturday morning,  having enjoyed thoroughly every  moment of our trip and visit, and  the members of the Summerland  troop can congratulate themselves  that thev'illustrated in a very happy  and genuine manner the 4th Scout  Law.  Following are the winners of the  sports on May 24th, at West Summerland :���  50-yd. Dash (scouts under 15)  I. W. Gayton, S'land; 2, N. Marshall,  Kelowna; 3, K. Reid, S'land.  100-j d. Dash (open)  I, W. Gayton, S'land: 2, D. Parkinson,  Kelowna: 3, J. Gayton, S'land.  Running Broad Jump (under 15)  I, W. Gayton, S'land, 14ft.; 2, R. Raid  S'land, 13ft. lOin.;   N. Marshall, Kalowna, 13ft. 7,}in8.  Running Broad Jump (open)  I, W. Gayton. S'land, 15ft. 5i.ni.; 2,  C. Gaddes, Kelowna, 14ft. lOin.; 3, L.  Day, Kelown*, 14ft. 9int.  Running Hop, Step and Jump  I, C. Gaddes, Kelowna, 34ft. 4in.; 2,  W. Gayton. S'land, 33ft. Sin.; 3, L.  Day, Kelowna, 32ft. 2in.  Sack Race  I. W. Robert on, Pton; 2, C. Burtch;  3, W. Croaiman.  Relay Race  I, Kalowna; 2, Summerland; 3, Penticton.  High Jump  1, J. Gayton and R. Reid, S'land, lie ;  2, H. Mcjntyre.  Three-Legged Race  I, |. Calder and D. Parkinson, Kel-  own* ; 2, R, Reid and H. Mclntyre,  S'land; 3, W. Crottmanot C. Burtch.  BURNE & WEDDELL  Barrister,  Solicitors and  Notaries Public,  B. C, Weddell.    ���   Joan P. Burne,  KELOWNA  B.C.  R. B. KERR .  Barrister  and Solicitor,  Notary Public.  KELOWNA,  B.C  JOHN CURTS  CONTRACTOR a BUILDER  Plans ond Specifications Prepared  and estimates given for publicBuild-  ings.Town and Country Residences  JOHN CURTS, KELOWNA  F. W. GROVES  .   , M.Csn.SocCE,  Consulting Cioll snd Hydraulic  Engineer  B.C. Land Suroeuor  Surveys and Reports on Irritation Work.  Applications (or Water Licenses  KELOWNA. B.C  CLIFFORD G. BUCK  INSURANCE BROKER  Life, Accident, Sickness, Fire, Automobile,  Burglary,   Fidelity Guarantee  Specializing in Insurance, therefore service  to the Assured  Phones 217 snd 816  KELOWNA   ::   B.C.  ^..�����^r.^Nr/VS^I*l^V*^^'VV^r^N^^S^'^^  Free Gifts in  Silverware  Given away to our customers Free  This Specially Interests  YOU  Because we will present you with Elegant and  Costly Silverware, absolutely  FREE GRATIS,  and without a cent of expense to you, if you  purchase your goods for Cash from us.  By special and exclusive arrangements with THE CROWN  SILVER PLATE CO., OF TORONTO, who have agreed  lo furnish us with an extensive variety of their EXTRA HIGH-  GRADE SILVERWARE, we are enabled to present these beautiful goods to our patrons absolutely FREE OF CHARGE. The  reliable quality of the good* of THE CROWN SILVER PLATE  CO. 'is well and favorably known from the Atlantic to the Pacific,  and aa each article bears their stamp, their durability and excellence  are amply guaranteed.  OUR OFFER TO YOU  READ IT I  Every customer purchasing goods from us FOR CASH will  receive Silverware Coupons or Tickets to the value of TEN PER  CENT. OF THE AMOUNT OF EACH PURCHASE.  and we pledge our business honor to quote our very lowest cash prices  to all such customers. These Coupons or Tickets are redeemable at  our store in any of Tha Crown Silver Plate Co.'a Silverware YOU  MAY   CHOOSE  TO   SELECT.  Our object in offering these elegant articles of Silverware FREE  is to serve as an inducement to our customers to CONCENTRATE  ALL OF THEIR CASH PURCHASES WITH 1'S. We  are enabled thus to secure our cash discounts when purchasing our  stocks of goods, and we give our customers the benefit of the very  lowest cash prices, and furnish their houses with elegant Silverware,  made by a reliable firm, FREE   OF  ANY   CHARGE.  Call on us and inspect these beautiful presents.  A. E. COX  Water Street  Kelo'  wna  We have what you want in both Common and Finished  LUMBER  DOORS WINDOWS SHINGLES  Prices right.       Delivery Prompt. Satisfaction Guaranteed.  Kelowna Saw-Mill Co., Ltd.  D. LLOYD-JONES, Managing-Director.  Gibson's Garage  Repairs and Accessories  Phone 232 Satisfactory Service  LAWRENCE AVENUE  CHEAP FEE  Corn  per ton  $60.00  Only a limited quantity but we need the room  CHICK FOOD  Our shipment of Pratt* Chick Food ha* arrived.   Alto we carry  ��� full line ol Pratt* Remedies.  SEED POTATOES, $1.75 100 lbs.  Early Rose, Early Ohio, Netted Gems, White Banner, White  Bovee. Call and see them at lhe Feed Store next C.P.R. wharf  SPRAY!  Rex Lime of Sulphur, Quassia Chips,  Soluable Sulphur, Whale Oil Soap,  Black Leaf 40, Arsenate of Lead,  Paris Green, Blue Stone.  Kelowna Growers Exchange  Phones 29 and 37 T  Thursday, May 30th, 1918  KELOWNA  RSCOftB  Trimmed Hats, $3.95  MANY   NEW   Styles  in trimmed Straw  land Tagel Hats are being  loffered this week in our  I v  [millinery  section at this  [remarkable reduction..  The colours   and   styles  are all that can be desired   ,  and in keeping withjire-  ! sent day fashion. See these Hats now on display - $3.95  Trimmed Panamas, $1.75  We are also making a special price this week on a few  Panamas trimmed with coloured elastic bands.   Extra-  ' ordinary value at  '��� ��� ��� $1.75  if  ��� ����� ��** i reo   ������  Phone 361  Kelowna  CREAM PRICES  from May 1st, 1918  Kelowna prices: No. 1 -   48c per lb. butter fat  No. 2 -  46c       ��� ���  KELOWNA CREAMERY, LTD.  The KELOWNA THEATRE  TO-NIGHT���" The   Spreading  Dawn,"  with Jane  Cowl.    A  Goldwyn picture.    Adulta 35c, children 15c.  Saturday (June lat)-A Triangle feature and comedy.  Tuesday���Lenore Ulrich in " Her Own People."  June 19th���Isolde Menges, world-renowned violinist.  Two Shows, 7.30 & 9.  Admission, 25c & 10c  Bicycle Repairs  Mr. P. F. HARDING  has taken charge of this department and    x  is in a position to give your requirements  c     ���    the best possible attention  Baby Buggies Re-tired . Wringer Rolls put on  Gramaphones Repaired        Keys Made  A FULL LINE OF SUPPLIES  KEPT IN  STOCK  James H. Trenwith  " THE ELECTRIC SHOP"  Bernard Avenue Kelowna, B.C.  FOR  Come and select from our  new lines of  Curios, Silks and  Fancy Chinas, &c.  The Japanese Store  Kelowna  Phone  112  G.W.  AUCTIONEER  and  General Commiaaion  Merchant  (Successor to J. C. Stockwell)  Second - Hand Goods  Bought or Sold on  Commission ,  Hour and Feed Always  in Stock  Next to-the CP.R. wharf,  Kelowna  TOWN AND COUNTRY NOTES  . Mr. G. Barber and family from  Salmon Arm, are in town on a  viair.  Ian Weddell left Thursday to  take a poaition on the C.P.R. at  Field, B.C. '  Clifford Buck, who haa been  granted leave from the overseas  forcea in England, arrived here on  Saturday laat.  Chief Thomas spent the weekend in Kamloops having taken a  prisoner up from Kelowna.  A visitor in town during the past  few days haa been Jim Patterson,  of the Rojal Flying Corps. He  has been for aome time in training  ae a pilot at Beamaville, Ont. He  left Monday for Vancouver after  which he will return to the Beamaville camp.  Mr. Jack Thayer of the Royal  Bank staff has been moved to  Gleichen, Alta., leaving for his new  position Tuesday morning.  Next Sunday morning in the  Baptist church the Rev. W. Arnold  Bennett will preach on "The Prayers of God's People." At the  evening aervice he will preach the  first of a series of sermons for  young people, topic being "John  the Preacher of Repentance.'  After the morning - service the  Lord's Supper will be administered.  We have been handed a clipping from a Portland paper containing an account of the launching  by the Grant Smith-Porter Co., of  the wooden steamer " Kuwa," under the sponsorship of Mrs. A. W.  Henning (formerly Miss Rosa  Patterson, of Kelowna). Mr. Henning, who was also well-known  here during his connection with  Kettle Valley Railway construction  is the office manager for the Grant  Smith-Porter plant. After the  launching Mrs. Henning was presented with a gold watch in honor  of the occasion.  Wilson Landing and  Westside Notes  A pure-bred Aberdeen-Augus  animal has lately been added to  the Cotvale herd. ���'..  Mr. G. Cunningham paid a call  here Sunday last, being entertained to luncheon by Mr. and Mrs.  G. C. Browse.  Mr. and Mrs. Thompson, accompanied by Miss Thompson, who  was riding, drove to Ewing'a Landing on Saturday afternoon, returning on Sunday.  Thinning has commenced here,  the early fruit having missed the  frost. Apricots and peaches are a  promising crop  About twenty picnicers made  the Wilson Landing flat a lively  spot on May 24th, amongst those  who came from a distance being  the MisBes Day and Mr. Roi Day,  who came with Mr. and Mra. H. V.  Chaplin and tamily, in their very  roomy launch, and Mr. W. Raymer  who alao came via motor boat,  bringing Mr. C, Clarance with him,  the former being an eaay first in  the athletic exhibitions which usually accompany such gatherings,  while Miss Lawrence and Miss  Gertie Day were tie in the ladies'  competitions.  This Noiseless  ClosetShouldBe  In Every Home  Outside ol til immediate environment It i.  not potable to hear th.  Ss 11      Noiseless  i-wei-cloSiphonj,  CLOSET  BATHROOM importance  acknowledged every time  you withita equipment wat  better. No room in the home i>  uied oftener. No room in the  home play*, io important a part,  in the health of every member of  your family^ So when you think,  oi   bathroom  fixtures think of  J. GALBRAITH'S  BATHROOM  FIXTURES  snd next time you .re down town com.  to our store and see thorn.  The Kelowna Women'* Institute  will meet on Monday, June 3rd in  the Prisoners of War room. Mr.  J. H. Trenwith will give a demonstration of electrical appliances.  Roll call to be answered with  names of famoua women.  The certificates for the boys'  " Earn and Give Fund " in connection with the recent Y.M.C.A. campaign are now in the hands of Mr.  L. V. Rogers the local representative. Each certificate bears ten  coupons of $1 each, which will be  given to the boya'aa they hand in  the', .money they have earned.  Sixteen boys are at work on the  scheme and some have already  made a portion of their- promise  good. The money is all to be in  before October I st.  We are glad to learn that Pe. Wilfred Bouvette is at last on the road  to recovery. Sunshine haa certainly had a rough time aince he went  out with the 172nd. He was badly  mauled by a shrapnel shell, which  has kept him in hospital for over  thirteen months already, several  times in a critical condition. He is  at York now, and around on crutches, and looking' forward to his return to Kelowna.  In accordance with the usual  custom the Sunday schools of the  Baptist and United churches will  change their hour of meeting for  the summer months from the after  noon to the morning, commencing  Sunday, when school will start at  9.45 a.m.  Mrs. C. F. Armstrong went down  to VancouverJast weekend to meet  her husband, Pte C. F. Armstrong  who was returning from overseas  after nearly three and a half years  of the, war. He is suffering from  the effects of a wound in the arm  and will probably get his discharge.  He was formerly on ihe Bank of  Montreal staff at Victoria. Mrs.  Armstrong is a daughter of Mr. F.  Bouvette.  News has been received of the  death by drowning of Miss Gertrude  Barnhill until recently on the staff  of the Kelowna Public School  Miss Barnhill waa on a visit to her  sister, Mrs. J. S. McNutt, at Baker-  field, north of Los Angeles, Cal.,  and was with a party of friends  bathing in a water atorage reaervoir  belonging to the August Oil Company. She somehow got into difficulties in the water, and though  she was rescuer] after a short time  all efforts to revive her were unavailing. She was buried at Bakers-  field, the profusion of floral offerings  showing the popularity she had  gained during her short stay there.  It had been Miss Barnhill's intention  to make her home permanently at  Bakersfield and had applied for a  transfer of certificate from Canada.  This transfer arrived the day after  her death. Miss Barnhill's parents  reside in Nova Scotia.  Tuesday, June 4th, has been  decided upon aa " Sock Day" by  the local Red Cross organization.  " Sock Day," though held on different dates in various centres has  come to be recognized aa an important annual event. Owing to  the ever-increasing calls on the  Red Cross for n.ore and more supplies it is hoped that a special  effort will be made this year to  make it possible for a record shipment of very much needed socks  to be sent from this district. Either  hand knitted or bought socks may  be sent in and, it is confidently expected that at least one pair of  socks will be donated by every  family in Kelowna and the rur-  rounding districts. Socks mav be  left at Lawson & Co.'s store or the  Red Cross rooms.  J. A. BIGGER  BUILDER AND CONTRACTOR  Estimates Furnished for all els  J of work  PAGE TBM36  Bust  smess is on  theh  ncrease  fey*' Boott New in Stock u  Low li $2.95  Treat the  customer fairly is  the slogan  in Dark'a   atore,  and that's being carried out.  Watch the window.  DARK, the Shoeman  QUICK REPAIR WORK  Opposite Royal Bank Kelowna  IMPLEMENTS for  THE FARM AND GARDEN  Walking Plows, one & two-horse, 6-in., 10-in., 12-in.  Planet Junior Seeders and Cultivators  Gang Plows       Diamond Harrows       Cultivators  Disc Harrows, 8, 10 and 12 plate  Lever Harrows, 30-tooth Wheelbarrows  ADAMS WAGONS  Grey Campbell Buggies and Democrats,  W.R. GLENN & SON  Per.do'i Stseet AGENTS Phone 150  Carters Tested Seeds  In 5c, I Oc and 15c packets.    A full stock now on hand  Vegetable and Bedding Plants now Ready  Gladiolus Bulbs���named varieties  SHRUBS SHADE TREES FRUIT TREES, &x.  PALMER    ��X    ROGERSON   Richter Street   -   Kalowna  Sherwin-Williams  Paints & Varnishes^  When You Paint,  Use Paints that Justify  the Labour and Cost  In other words, choose  the Paint thathas proved  its  worth in   actual  ���i~7   service. -  Canada's great Railways,  Steamship Lines, Street  Railways, Furniture Manufacturers, Piano Factories  and Automobile Builders,  are enormous users of  g@U^-i����  XOVErV  THE  EARTH  Sherwin-Williams  products  ,*��*���  They have proved that we do  make Paint and Varnish to  meet every condition of dty,  country and climate in Canada.  And because MP has proved  its quality, and Sherwin-Williams  products have always given  satisfaction, this company stands  today as the largest maker* of  Paints and Varnishes in the  British Empire.  We carry a complete lint  of Sherwin-Williams Paint*  and Varnishes. Ask m for  Color Cards, prices or any  other information you may  require.  D. LECKIE - Kelowna  KELLER BLOCK  KELOWNA  Wall Paper Paints Brushes Brooms  Aluminum Ware       Enamelled Ware       Tinware  (.rockery Glassware Stoneware        Wringers  Household Safes     Ranges     Sewing Machines  Heaters Wooden ware Iron ware  Household Scales        Sharpies Suction Feed Separators  Lawn Mowers Fruit Picking Ladders  ALL   AT  REASONABLE   PRICES. FOR   CASH PAGE FOUR  KBLOWNA   RBCO&B  Thursday, May 30th, 1918  ( WANTED! )  FOR SALii, smart bay pony, 14 hands,  eight yeart old, ride or drive. Well  bred.    Apply Record Office. x  FOR SALE, thoroughbred Airedale Dog.  Apply D. C. McCresor, Rutland.   27-8p  PICS FOR SALE. Six weekt old, purebred Berkthiret. For one week $8 each.  Apply T. Bulman. 27  The Corporation of the Cily  of Kelowna  SYNOPSIS OF COAL MINING  REGULATIONS  Cut) miaiaar rlieta ��l ta. Donrlalou la Uaa.  rUba, Saaeateaswao aad Alb.ru. (as Yako  tcrivotT. Hit NorUrttwt trsrrttorasi. east a  onion oi tk. Prorlaas ol ll.rllib c.rlriasbia  hit ba Isassd its a tat*, ol twtatv-ont vsura  l em aanal raalal ol SI aa acta. Not  ora Uaa MOO tan. w* ba laastt, ta oa.  *nnlla*a1  AopUtaUoa lor tka 1st** asast k* saaa* bs  kt aooUeaat ta Dsrso* M tat Aiaal a* Habitat ol tks tattrist la waits (Es rilku   ao-  IM lor  DRIVER FOR FIRE TRUCK WANTED  Applications will be received by the  undersigned, until noon on Mondsy, 3rd  June proximo, for the potition of City  F.remtn and Janitor. For information as  lo duties apply to Fire Chief Alsgard.  Applicants *re requetted lo furnish full  particulars of their qualifications and to  atate salary required.  G. H. DUNN.  Kelowna. B.C., City Clerk.  May 27th. 1918. 28  Automobile  For Hire  H. B. BURTCH   -   Phone 180  Penticton  Steam Laundry  Laundry will be despatched  from  Kelowna every  Tuesday  Afternoon  returning Saturday  Morning  R.H. 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I  iaiw rifktt an aot ftlarr ooarats*. .risk  et-rrrrs    akall   ba turaisaad .1 Issas oasa    a  Tka Isaas triil iosMs Ik* aaal mialat rlsrhta  air. bat tka Issas in bt osTttrstssTt* *or.  baa* wkatsrtt avaUabia mint stekts atav  , coa.ld.sW nimtStlT kt Ik* tMrxhar ol  ba mlae at tka rata ol 110 .a aart.  for tall lalomatloe aanfiatloa akotM b.  ���ads lojk. ta.Un ol Iks tMartttsM ol  hs leletier, Ottawa, at te II* anat or  .,1,-Arr.ai at BeaUaloa tastU ^^  w. ��. am.  Dstastv WstVm el tka latartor.  IM. B.~Oaaeteori.��l ptbSsstlif al tess ad  .rllMsu.t .111  art a. eatf ta...  Car for Hire  TO  ALL  Automobile  Owners  1  have installed  a complete  up-to-date  VULCANISING  Plant, and am prepared  ta take care of your Tire  Troubles of every description.  GAS      OILS     TIRES  ACCESSORIES  COAL OIL  CAR FOR HIRE  Gibson's Garage  Phone 232  23tf  AUCTIONEER  I have had over 2i yean' experi.  ence in the Auctioneering buainets,  particularly in the line of Cattle,  Farm Implements and Household  Furniture ; and this experience it.  at your disposal. It means better  results from your auction sales.  Anyone wishing to arrange for an  Auction. Sale ahould see or write  G. H. KERR  Auctioneer  P.O. Box 195 Residence at  Kelowna, B.C. GLENMORE  Mr. C. G. BUCK  Room   I, Leckie   Block,  is  acting  as  agent  in   Kelowna, and will make al  arrangements for conducting of sales  Phone 217  Tbe OIL SHOP  On Water Street, rear o(  Oak Hall  P.O. Box      Proprietor Phone  294  J. W. B. BROWNE   287  Ladles Wishing; to Oidsr  SP1RELLA CORSETS  eaa awes  Mrs. J. H. DAVIES  in   Room No. 1, Oak Hall Blot*, le-  tween the hour* ol 5.80 and 3.80 o.m.  on Saturday ot stash weak, or at anv  ther it**, br appolalmsail  Mr. and Mra. J. Hubbard sincerely thank "those who showed  such practical sympathy in their  recent bereavement.  J. M. CROFT  Bootmaker.  All Rinds of Repairs  BbRNARD AVENUE,  KELOANA.  Publig School Notes  Edited by Principal Gordon  The editor has very kindly granted me 'he use of a column of his  paper for an occasional review of  Kelowna Public School life and  work.  We have done away wilh the  monthly honour roll because it did  not fulfil its object; namely, the  stimulation of effort. It did stimulate effort, but only in the case of  pupils who were clever by nature  or who had quiet homes in which  to do their work, or whose parents  were anxious and able to help  them at home. And as a rule the  first places were attained by the  aame pupils month after month.  Thus, while it was good advertisement for these pupils, it did them  little or nn grrod. In some cases  il ovei-shrnrrlated effort, SO that  the pupils bv striving against one  another suffered in health, and  often lhe rivalry extended to the  homes. A " dishonour" roll would,  perhaps, have been more effective,  but we teacheis huve a rooted  prejudice against telling such tales  out of school.  On looking over the register of  one of our rooms it was discover  ed that the painstaking work of  lhe teacher waa being impaired  by the irregular attendance of a  number of pupils. A day off here,  a half-day off there���irregularity  extending over a number of weeks  told a sorry tale. It was found on  inquiry that most of the pupils involved had been kept away to do  odd jobs. Now it seems to me that if  parents realized the seriousness of  repeatedly taking their children  out of school for single days and  half-days for causes other than  sickness or bereavement, there  would be less of it.  Let me try to explain. 'If a child  misses a half day he breaks a link  of a chain. The continuity of the  work is broken. The teacher has  often to add to her burden by  going over the work in private  with the pupil. If she does not do  so the child misses the meaning of  the next lesson. But i claim that  the teacher should rot be asked to  undertake auch tuition, especially  at the end of the day when both  JUNE 5th to 11th  OUR  Chautauqua  rV��  IN A BIG BROWN TENT IN THE CITY PARK  Six Days, Twelve Concerts, Twenty-two Attractions  Two Orchestras, Two Concert Companies, a Funny Fellow, a Clever .Reader, Six  Lecturers, a Dramatic Company, Soloist, Pianists, Violinists, Singers, Musicians���  ARTISTS OF ALL KINDS  WOOD, Ihe Farmer-Lecturer   -  RA Y, the Explorer-Lecturer  KERBY, the Military Lecturer  RADER, the Writer-Lecturer  Evening Lecture  An Education  ���   An Inspiration  An Outlook  WALLACE, lhe Educator-Lecturer   -    An Uplift  HINDLEY, the Patriot-Lecturer   -   A Satisfaction  You will enjoy every single number  throughout the whole series  Season Tickets, entitling you to attend every attraction:  Adults $2.50;    Soldiers in Uniform $1.50;    High School Students' $1.50;    Child's $1  Tickets on sale by the com mine members and by the merchants  Mother Goose Festival first night  Chautauqua Specials  It is a unique thing for a grocer to offer Special Prices  on goods at the present time but during Chautauqua  week (June 5rl I) we are going to spring ourselves:���  White Knight Soap  4 for SOc, 7 for 50c  Regular price 3 for 25c.  Sesqui Matches  . pkg. of 24 boxes for 23c  Will toon be compelled to charge one cent a hundred war tax.  Maple Leaf Milk  ISc a can; 7 cans for $1  Packed and guaranteed by the B.C. Milk Co.  Deep Sea Trout  ISc a tin  Regular price 20c a tin.  Toilet Soap         3 for 25c  Usually told at 40c for a box of 3 bars.  Assorted Canned Fruit 2 cans for 35c  Pilchards        25c a tin  A good fith at a cheap price.  Green Fig or Lemon Marmalade; 25c a jar  In pound glaetet.  Wagstaff's Jam 75c a pail  Cherry, Pear Peach or Plum..  CHAUTAUQUA WEEK ONLY, JUNE 3 TO II  The McKenzie Co., Ld.  WM. HAUG  Masons' Supplies  HARD AND SOFT COAL  Phone No. 66  teacher and pupil are tired ; and  again, il lhe child is kept away  from achool in thia irregular fashion, he loses interest in hia work.  Have you seen the school gardens) There are four of them in  connection with the Public School.  If you want to know how many  ���eeda are up and how , high the  plants are, aak the children. They  know.  Cultivate Vacant Lots  An Act recently passed by the  Britiah Columbia Legislature places  under municipal control all vacant  and unused arable lands, for purposes of increased food production.  Permits may be issued by municipal  Councils to provide individuals or  clubs, specifying the use to which  these lands may be put, and the  conditions of tenure. ���  Panama, Straw, and  Picnic Hats for Men  MEN'S  BOATERS���Thit popular tlyle it here in new <V staple  shapes;   black bands, leather tweatt, and fancy tips; genuine English tennit straws, at reasonable price, $2 to $4  FANCY:BLEACHED PANAMAS���Young men and the man that likes a tmart shape will like these.  They are shown in Six new blocks; made or snow-white fibre, carefully pleated. Thit it an extra good  hat et a moderate price $5.73 and $4.30  GARDEN HATS���A wide brim ttraw hat for the farm or garden g   33c  SOFT STRAWS���For everyday wear thit,is the hat (or comfort. Mads of toft, tough, braided ttraw, in  several shapes; brirtit to turn up or down Priest 73c, $1, $1.23  WHITE FELT HATS���Thit it an old favorite with men, women, and girlt; made cf toft white wool  felt, with cord around outside.   Still telling at the old price of $1.00  RED CROSS  SOCK WEEK  We will have a window'given entirely to good sensible Trench Socks Out special  mention is Hanson's 3J oz Sock, "All Wool," at 65c per pair. We have 100 dozen  on hand of these at this special price.   The mill price today if $7.2Q per dozen.  Buy plenty and relieve the knitters these coming hot days.        .  Smart Lowly Priced Men's Outing Shirts  Selling like Hot Cakes  We are offering an assortment and values that you can not equal anywhere  hereabouts. If you ars interested in getting the mott for your money when you  buy outing thirtt you mutt come to Lawson's.  AT $1.00���Useful nice appearing thirtt in whit pique and repp.  AT $1.25���White duck shirts, fancy striped Madrat thirtt, in light tsa, gray,  blue, and mauve grounds.  4T $1.30���Neat striped thirtt on whits groundt in splendid quality clotht, including ginghams, repps, and twillt. ,  -  AT $2.00���A beautiful shirt in plain and fancy luttret, in solid blue and com  thade; alto in stripe patterns on blue, grey and mauve groundt. We could  not buy thete thirtt today to tell for less than three dollart.  i i  Offerings in Underwear for Men  FamouB W. G. & R. Combinations, knee length, no sleeves, at $1.75  B. V. D., same as above in quality and atyle st $1.75  Stafafield't Silk and Linen, a lovely soft and stretchy material,  absolutely non-irritating, combinations, $4.50; two piece, $2,25  Balbriggan, Penman's, good quality, combin., $1.50; two piece, 75c  Heavier weight Merino Cottons, in two piece only, per garment, $1  THOS.LAWSON, Ltd.

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