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 1&e-\iatyt*V  KelaUma lUcort*  VQLX.   ^0. 21.  KELOWNA BRITISH COLUMBIA. THURSDAY, APRIL II, I9I8.-4 PAGES  $1.50 Per Annum  Discuss Transportation  for Coming Season  C. P. R. Officials and Skipping  Men in Conference  Fulfilling ��� promise which had  been made upon a former occasion a number of prominent western C.P.R. official* visited Kelowna  last Thursday, and at an evening  conference in the Board of Trade  room met members of the Board  and representatives of fruit shipping firms of Kelowna, Vernon.  Armstrong, and other point* in the  Okanagan. The primary object of  the meeting was to talk over transportation problem* and prospects  for the coming season. Laat fall,  in the thick of the fruit (hipping  season a serious car shortage had  developed, and thi* coupled with  the imposing of aome unexpected  regulation* regarding the loading  of car*, had resulted in something  approaching a panic among*! the  different fruit and produce firm*  operating in the valley. In the  emergency general manager Coleman and several of the railroad  head* made a hasty trip through  the diatrict and effective step* were  at once taken to relieve the situation. It was upon that occasion  that an invitation was given to hold  a conference at Kelowna in order  that shippers might be fully pre  pared for what lay ahead of them.  An opportunity waa to be given  for the full discussion of any grievances Or suggestions which might  be brought forward.  The party arriving by the after  noon boat included F. W. Peters,  general superintendent, W. B. Lannigan, traffic manager of western  line*, H. W. Brodie, general passenger agent, T. C. Macnabb, divisional superintendent, W. B. Harris,  car service agent, of Vancouver,  O. C. Walker, supervisor of weigh'  ing and refrigerator service, with  the local agents of Kelowna, Vernon and Okanagan Landing. E.  Fisher, traffic manager of the  K.V.R., wa* also present.  The shipping interests on the  other hand were out in full force,  member* of local 'firms being supported by visitors which included  Messrs. C. L Lowe and E. C. Skinner of the Okanagan United Growers, D. McNair, R. Wood* and H.  Mallinson, of Armstrong.  Aid. W. J. Mantle, vice-president  of the Board of Trade, presided.  Mr. F. W. Peter*, who wa* the  first speaker, briefly recalled the  circumstances which had obtained  laat Reason, and the controversy,  which had arisen over the change*  which had been made in the regulations. While the shipper* generally had fully recognised the troubles the company were up again*)  under present condition* he felt the  reasonableness of their desire for  a better understanding before an-  oiher season opened, and before  they sent out their travellers lo  make sales of the coming seaaon's  crop. He regretted the absence  of Mr. Coleman who had been  prevented by ill-health from being  with them.  In regard to the important question of car supply, he had not  much comfort to offer. Prospects  for the coming season promised to  be no better than last year. Refri  gerator car* especially were likely  tb be scarce owing to the (till greater demand* upon them for the  transportation of meat and other  perishable supplies for the Allies  Shipper* would have to be content  with box car* at any rate until the  severe weather set in���and it would  be necessary to see that these were  loaded to their full capacity in  order to conserve car apace. Owing to ahortage of menjmd materials it was practically impossible to  do much more in the way of new  equipment than take care of the  ordinary Wastage. Though they  naturally hoped for improvement  it waa imperative that everyone  concerned ahould know the wont.  That all car* must be loaded to  their full capacity cr he subject to  refusal by the company waa the inflexible attitude maintained by Mr.  Lannigan. He did hot with to be  unreasonable, but the poaition of  the country, demanded that there  ahould be just aa rigid economy  in the uae of car* aa with food. All  must co-operate in making the moat  of transportation  facilities,   Some  Rutland News  The Girl*' Enterprise Club met  on Tuesday evening at the homaof  the preaident, Mies Leila Monford.  The United Farmer* of 'Rutland  will hold an open meeting on Monday next April 15th. Impromptn  speeches will be made and ladies  are specially asked to attend and  take part.  The Methodist Ladies Aid held  their annual meeting at the home  of Mrs. B. Petch on Friday April  5th. The officers for 1918 were  as follows: Mra. Griffiths presfdent,  Mr*. A. Cross vice-president, Miss  Lucy Craig re-elected secretary,  Mra. G. Sehell re-elected treasurer.  Mr. A. H. lohnston and family  are leaving this week for Alberta.  Mr. Johnaton has been Superintendent of the Presbyterian Sunday  School for some time and will be.  greatly missed.  Mr.   Braden   of   Kelowna, will]  speak at the Y.P.S. meeting in the  school on FridayjApril   12th at 8  p.m.  years ago when the Okanagan was  in the early atages of development  every reason ble concession had  been given the fruit industry, and  aome unreasonable one*, he felt.  The time had now come when the  low minimum* for carloads could  not be continued. In thi* matter  the company waa under orders  from the War Board of Canada,  and as a national necessity car  space must be conserved.  There was a lengthy discussion  between Mr. Lannigan and the  fruit' shippers present a* to the  minimum which could be adopted  without imposing unreasonable  hardships. Finally it was agreed  that up to October 31st the minimum load for apples and pears  should be 30,000 lbs., and after  that for all apples 36,000 lbs. For  fresh fruit or mixed cars of fresh  fruit and early vegetables the minimum's were fixed at 24,000 lbs.  and 30,000 lbs. respectively, up to  October I at, the minimum for potatoe* or oniona wa* to be 30,000  lb*., and after that in box car*  45,000 lb*., or in refrigerator car*  the full visible capacity of lhe car.  Other minimums were to remain  as at present. These figures were  to be subject to the reasonable  loading to full capacity, and inspectors would be on duty to see that  this was done.  No promise of any change could  be secured in the regulations governing the lining and heating of  box cars.  PENTICTON   BOAT  CONNECTION  These matters disposed of Mr, L. V.  Rogers on behalf of the Board addressed  Mr. Peters on the old grievance of the  lack of connection between the morning  train and boat at Penticton, urging the  great advantages to be gained in mail and  passenger service by the desired rearrangement of tha schedule.  No new assurance, however, could be  obtained in regard to thia matter, though  Mr. Brodie stated that the Company waa  very delirious on itt own account of arranging the connection, and it wat ttill  under consideration.  Aaked if the xompany intended increasing its space for car ttorage in Kelowna,  Mr. Peters stated that additionl to the  trackage wero to be made thit year, not  neceeeerily for our ttorage but to afford  greater facilities for twitching tnd handling.  A promise wat also aeeured to look into  the matter of telegraph aervice, with a  view to avoiding the necessity at present  existing of messages from Kelowna for the  eaat having to go to Vancouver and ba relayed from thero.  In reply to an enquiry Mr. Brodie ttated  the matter of aheap ratea for harvest helpers from the coast wat being discussed  and ha hoped to be able to make a defin.  ite announcement in a few days.  Replying to a vote of thanks to the visiting officials, Mr. Lannigan aaid they were  glad to meet tha shippers in thit wag and  appreciated the spirit in whieh they, had  been met, It wat not a pleasant thing to  take arbitary action, but theer necessity  compelled them to it.  Personally he had always taken a great  interest in the 'development of the fruit  and vegetable industry in the valley. Last  year over 3000 cara had baa shipped, yet  he remembered when it had been a mat.  tor for congratulation when 100 cara had  been ahipped from the valley. There waa  undoubtedly a great future before the  diatrict. and when conditions again became  normal, he'predicted a large increase in  settlement. It wat not to ba expected  that auch a large area of feitUeland could  be neglected. The reputation of tha  Okanagan apple waa becoming established, and paopfa in far eastern Canada were  asking for it. Thit wat tha finest fruit  district Canada had and he wat glad to  tea it develope.  It was a late hour when tha meeting  broke up, tha visitors .ponding the night  rt tha hotel and leaving by the boat la the  momlatj for tha north.  Meeting of Patriotic'  Fund Committee  Ladies' Committee Added to  Local Executive  The committee of the Kelowna  branch of Canadian Patriotic Fund  met Saturday afternoon and ad'  journed until Tuesday evening,  April 9th, in order to allow absent  member* and the general public  to be present.     ^^^^^^^^^^  After the reading of the minute*  Mr, DuMoulin aaked for nomination* for officer* for the coming  year and the following gentlemen  were elected: Mr. J. W. Jones,  M.P.P., preaident, and Mr. R. E.  Denison, vice-president. The appointment of Mr J. R. Beale as  secretary-treasurer by the city authorities was confirmed and an Investigation Committee, consisting  of these three gentlemen together  with Mayor D. W. Sutherland and  the Rev. E. D. Braden was ap  pointed.  Mrs. S. M. Gore was elected  second vice-president for the special purpose of talking charge of the  Ladies' Entertainment Committee.  Mr. W. McEwan and several ladies  kindly consented to Set on the executive committee and were duly  elected. The membership of the  ladies' sub-committee is a* follow*:  Mesdames S. M Gore (convenor),  P. DuMoulin, C. A. Butler,' W. C.  Duggan, L. V. Roger*, W. J. Leit-  head. B. Hardie, M. K. Stubbs, W.  McEwan, G. Barret, A. Johnson,  and Misses Reekie and E. Anderson.  The tone of the meeting waa  bright and keen throughout, the  presence of the ladies and the evident interest of all partie* presaging well for the work to be accomplished during 1918.  Votes of thank* to Messrs. P. B.  Willits & Co. for the. loan of an  office, and to the Press and  sec  National Service Girls  For Fruit Harvest  The provincial Department of  Labor ac'ing in conjunction wilh  the Y.W.C.A., have now made definite arrangement* with Mis* Gertrude Perry, Dominion Service  Secretary of the latter organization  to undertake the taak of organizing  women and girl helper* for farm  era and fruit grower* and other  induslriea throughout B. C. Tin  plan* are now almost matured, ao  far as the machinery for the regis  tration of ihe girls is concerned,  and it is understood that there has  been a very ready and enthusiastic  response from these "National  Service Girls" as ' they are to be  called. The next step ia the placing of them where they will be  needed, and application forms are  being sent out to farmera and  others who niay require help. A  supply ia in the hands of the local  secretary of the Farmers' Institute  and anyone interested should communicate al once with him. These  forms are lo be filled out and relumed to the deputy Minister of  Labor at Victoria.  brought the meeting to a close  East Kelowna News  The East Kelowna Red X ladies'  tea held at Mrs. E. M. Carruthers  waa very successful, 43 members  being present. Acknowledgment  is made with hearty thanks for the  kindness of Mr. F. H. Gilmore and  D. L. Chapman for driving the  ladies up in their cars.  Miss Whitehesd returned to her  home in town last Monday by the  East Kelowna stage, after spending a week with Mrs. Benmore.  The East Kelowna Red X sale  held last Saturday in town well repaid the ladies' efforts, no less a  turn than $433.95 being railed,  which will be turned over to local  headquartera. Great praise is due  the ladies for the work accomplished, and they in turn take occasion  to heartily thank all worker* and  supporter* for their generous assistance.  ��� *> ���  There are two essential things  which should be impressed on the  minds of people in Kelowna when  an alarm of fire is sounded. The  firat is to avoid all unneceaaary delay by aaking of questions from  telephone exchange after the first  alarm ha* been sounded. Centtal  is busy notifying the firemen and  lhe partiea concerned in the fire  and ahould be given the benefit of  the first few minutes.  Ar other essentisl matter that the  people ol this city must keep in  their minds is to shut off all water  faucets and hydrants aa Boon as  the fire alarm ia sounded. The  drain on the aervice mains is considerable and often the pressure is  reduced by these escapes. '  J. S. McFarron, of Portland, Ore.  was thrown fror a wagon and  killed because the learn o! former  fire engine horses he was driving  apparently mistook the clanging  gong at a railroad crossing for a  fire bell. McFarron who was an  employee of the city park bureau,  was driving on the Powell valley  road a few miles from Portland.  When the horses ran away he wa*  thrown own and died almost at'  once from hi* injuries. The wagon  ���truck a telegraph, pole and was!  demolished, but the hone* continued to run until they came to a fire  hydrant, where they stopped of  their own accord.  Benvoulin Notes  Through the courtesy of Mr. W.  W. Grummet the Grummet Hall,  Benvoulin, has been placed at the  disposal of the Benvoulin Red X  Society. In the future all meetings  will be held there instead of at the  homes of members.  Mr. A. M. McKenzie is spending  his holiday* at the home of Mr. E.  A. Day.  The Rev. Mr. Bales who for aome  time haa been aupplying at Bethel  Church ha* returned to hia home  in Summerland and the Rev Mr.  Johnaton of Merrill is expected lo  lake the charge,  treasurer   for   services   rendered,]    Mrs.,Marshall and daughter have  arrived from the prairie lo lake up  their residence st Benvoulin, Mr.  Marahall having purchased the  Kinnear property. Mrs. Marshall  is at present the guest of Mrs. Har-  greaves.  Mrs. McClure entertained a few  friends on last Friday afternoon.    o  Mrs, Jean Muldrew will, speak in the  Board of Trade room' to-night. Ladies  cordially invited.  East Kelowna Raises  Money for Red Gross  There have been manv efforts  made locally on behalf of the Red  Cross, but none lhat have created  ���o much interest or have proved  ���o successful as the sale held Saturday by the ladies of East Kelowna. Apparently these same ladies  are possessed of a wonderful talent  in the art of needlework, judging  by the wonderful array of pretty  and useful goods which were laid  out for sale, and an abundant  energy, too, for the store near the  post-office was tlje scene of a wonderful display. There was no lack  of helper* and the sale was a centre of animation all through the  day.  The total receipts reached the  large sum of $433.93.' One young  gentleman, who was attired as a  Red Cross nurae, did a roaring  trade in flaga and tags, and added  considerably to the takings by his  efforJ:;.  A doll's houae fitted up by one  lady and raffled brought in $21.60,  and the same lady made $7.20 by  selling Easter egga.  Altogether the affair wa* very  successful and the ladies are to be  congratulated upon the results of  their labora. The proceeds are to  be handed to the Kelowna Red  CrosB.  The Kelowna Poultry Association will offer special prizes lo  school children between the ages  of 10 and 16 inclusive in the poultry section of the A. & T. Association fall fair. P��na to consist of  one male and two females, 1918  hatched, Barred Rocks, White  Wyendotlee, White Leghorns, Buff  Orpingtons. The Poultry Association will supply eggs at 50c per  setting, order* to be given to the  secretary not later than lhe 20th of  April.    - - ��� ������     -  Mrs. Bombacb returned yesterday from Bellingham.  Mrs. J. L. Macready returned  yesterday wilh her baby from the  coast, where the child underwent  an operation.  The great War Veterans' dance  is being arranged for Friday, April  26th. Further announcement will  appear in next week's issue,  Coast Canning Co.  Erecting Warehouse  A feature of interest at the present time to lhe farmers of the district ia the warehouse being erected on Smith Avenue by lhe Broder  Canning Company Ltd. of New  Westminster, which has contracted for over 300 acres of tomatoes  in the valley this year. The building will be forty feet by a hundred  feet, by twelve feet high, and is being constructed by a local contractor, Mr. J. Harris, with local materials, under the supervision of Mr,  R. L. Hunt, representative of the  company. The warehouse will receive the tomatoes from the farmers, shipping them in carloads to  the factory at New Westminster.  Payment it to be made for tame each  week. A sufficient tupply of boxes will  be oh hand before tha shipping season  begina.  Mr. Hunt expects to ba here again as  soon as the strawberry seaaon ia over at  the coast, in order to take over the management of tha warehouse.  Last Fridav evening at the parsonage on Richter street, John  Wilson (Wid) Thompson, son of  Mr. and Mrs. Geo. E. Thompson,  was married to Miss Mildred Sturgeon, also of Kelowna. The Rev.  E. D. Braden officiated. Attending  the bride was Miss Jean Murray,  whilst Mr. Jss. McEachern acted  as best man. The ceremeny was  a quiet one, the only other persons  present being Mr. and Mrs. Thompson.  Mr. Geo. C. Hay, district agriculturist at Kamloops, a well-known  authority on sheep breeding, and  a director of the Canadian Wool  Growers, Ltd., newly formed tor  the co-operative marketing of wool  is aV> be in Kelowna on Tuesday  the 16th and will address a meeting in the Board of Trade et8 p.m.  All interested in sheep should be  present.  The fire brigade were called out  last Saturday at noon to a blaze  which had stsrted in the dry grass  on the old Knox property east of  the Presbyterian Church. The  cause was a rubbish fire which had  got beyond control*���the second  fire from a similar cause in the  past two rveeks. A word of caution  in watching carefully all such bonfires which are common at this  time of the yesr might be in order.  Our Allies Must Be Fed  DESPITE war -conditions, we have not as yet felt the pinch  of hunger in Canada. Consequently, it is difficult for us  to realize the grave need for increased food production in  order that others may be fed. At no time is Europe self-supporting  In the matter of food. After nearly four years of war, our Allies  are living from hand to mouth, depending entirely on the safe  arrival of food ships from across the Atlantic.  Because of our comparative nearness to our Allies, and because  of our wide, fertile areas, this continent must continue to feed  Europe. If we fail, hundreds of thousands of people may starve  and our armies be denied a conclusive victory.  A bumper crop, a record harvest and increased meat production in Canada  will be worth the winning of many battles to the Empire and our Allies at  this critical period.  Increased Production Imperative  Canada must raise for export at least 250,000,000 bushels of wheat more in  1918 than in 1917, to enable the Allies to maintain even their present  restricted rations.  They shall NOT starve I������  make that your slogan.  Plans have been formulated which,  on the authority of The Director of  Agricultural Labor, positively ensure that  1 ibor will be. provided  when needed, to harvest the maximum crop. Authorities agree that  the world-wide shortage of food will  continue for years after the war.  The farmer is assured a ready and  profitable market for all the grain  and meat that he can produce.  Tha Empire depends on the Canadian Farmer to "carry on.'*  CANADA FOOD BOARD  %  Chairman f AGE TWO  KELOWNA RECORD  Thursday, April I Ith, 1918  "    PROFESSIONAL AND    ��  ���*       BUSINESS CARDS      "  BURNE & WEDDELL  Barrister,  Solicitors and  Notaries Public,  G. C. Weddell.    -   John P. Burne.  KELOWNA   B.C.  KELOJflZNH RECORD  Published evsary Thoraatay St Kalewna,  British Columbia  JOHN I.EATHLET  Editor and Pronritrtar  R. B. KERR  Barrister  and Solicitor,  Notary Public.  KELOWNA.  B.C  PIANOFORTE  MR.   HAROLD   TOD   BOYD  has resumed his teaching claaaea and will  receive   pupils  as  before in  hia studio  Trench Block, Kelowna.  P.O. boa 374  JOHN CURTS  CONTRACTOR <��� BUILDER  Plans and Specifications Prepared  and estimates given for publicBuild-  ings.Town and Country Residences  JOHN CURTS, KELOWNA  F. tf. GROVES  M. Can. Soc. C. E.  Consulting, Cicil snd Hydraulic  Engineer  B.C. Land Suroet|or  Surveys snd Reports on Irritation Works  Applications for Water License.  KELOWNA. B.C.  CLIFFORD G. BUCK  INSURANCE BROKER  Lile, Accident. Sickness, Fire, Automobile,  Burglary,   Fidelity Guarantee  Specializing in Inaurance, therefore service  to the Assured  I'hones 217 and 216  HEKGA  AMBLER  (Mrs  J. S. Ambler)  Coloratura Soprsno  mill receioe  s limited  number of  pupils for cocal training, musical  monologues and the piano  HIGHEST  REFERENCES  For terms apply in care of Mr. J. Fumerton  J. M. CROFT  Bootmaker.  AU Rinds of Repairs  BERNARD AVENUE,  KELOWNA.  AUCTIONEER  I have had over 21 yeart' experience in the Auctioneering buuneit,  particularly in the line of Cattle.  Farm Implements and Household  Furniture ; and thii experience ib  at your disposal. It means better  results from your auction sales,  Anyone wishing to arrange for an  Auction Sale should see  or  write  G. H. KERR  Auctioneer  P.O. Box 195 Residence at  Kelowna, B.C. GLENMORE  Mr. C. G. BUCK  Room   I,  Leckie   Block,   is  acting   as  agent  in   Kelowna, and will make all  arrangements (or conducting of sales  Phone 217  TO   ALL  Automobile  Owners  I  have  installed  a  complete  up-to-date  VULCANISING  Plant, and am prepared  to take care of your Tire  Troubles of every description.  GAS      OILS     TIRES  ACCESSORIES  GOAL OIL  CAR FOR HIRE  iteoTsHOP  On Water Street, rear of Oak Flail  P.O. Boa       Proprietor Phone  294 J- W. B. BROWNE   267  ^^^aa����a^a1ais^sfaay��W  ADVERTISING RATES  LODGE  NOTICES.   PROFESSIONAL CARDS  ETC., '..fi  oent* wt  column Inch nsr watk.  LAND AND TIMBER NOTICES-*) dan. W  SO davs IT.  WATBR NOTICES-S9 tor hv* lassriioas.  LEGAL   ADVERTISING-First    Inssriioa.    !��  esats osr Has: sack subssaasnt liusrtloB.  cents osr lias.  CLASSIFIED   ADVERTISEMENTS -t e*nt>  osr word     first  Inarrtlofl,   1   seat  psr  word  each lubateautat insertion.  DISPLAY    ADVERTISEMENTS - Two   iw  snd under.  SO oents  osr inch  (irst  iastrtlon  over two Inebss 40 esnts  par  ioeti (ir��t   ta-  sssrtion:    20 osnts  osr  Inoh   oaoh  sntMsoosst  insertion.  SUBSCRIPTION  RATES  fl.60   psr   vaar;   75e.,   six    months.   United  States 10 onto arVtiiln���I  All subscription*- oavabls la advaaos  Subscribers at tbs ranlar rate oan bave  extra paosrs maltsd to friends at a dlstaac*  at  HALF RATE.  Ls..  76   oents per  rear.  This special privilase is mated tot tbe  uu'roose of advertising! ths eiiv aad district,  All chaoses in contract advertisement! mast  tie in the hands of the priater bv Tnetda*  evening   to   ensure    publication   ia    tbe   Beit  Irrigation Policy  Will Not Meet Need  On the motion for tlie second  reading of the government's bill to  amend the Water Act, the local  member, Mr. J. W. Jones, took occasion to make an urgent appeal  to the House for outright government ownership of irrigation systems, a step which would give the  greatest possible impetus to settlement and development in the dry  belt, and do awav with the present  unsatisfactory conditions. The present bill, he said, waa not in any  sense a remedy, and would cast  all the burden upon the grower,  resulting in a water rate which  would be prohibitive.  No more important bill would  come before the House, said Mr.  Jones, who pointed to the fact thai  the question of irrigation is a vital  one at this time, owing to the demand for increased production.  He outlined the great importance  of irrigation in other countries, and  referred to the enormous amounts  spent upon great systems and to  the beneficial result therefrom,  results which would be duplicated  in the dry belt ih British Columbia  were the scheme systematically  carried out. He paid a glowing  tribute to the agricultural wealth of  the Okanagan, and pointed with  piide to the fact that while the  growers have many drawbacks to  contend with, the district last year  shipped products of a value of  $2,500,000., ���  Mr. Jones' gave a brief outline  of the development of the irrigation  problem in that section, referted  to the large investments of capital  in various systems and to the subsequent difficulties of the companies through financial stress, difficulties which forced some of the  concerns to cease operation, to the  serious detriment of the water  users. About $16,000,000 in all  had been iuveated in orchard lands  in the nine ridings comprising the  dry section. Any scheme the gov.  ernment brought down would affect  that investment. Up to the out'  break of the war there had been  no great trouble experienced by  any company. Most of them had  floated bonds in England and the  investors felt secure of their investments. When the war broke out  some of the iirigation companies  lost their sinking funds in financial  failures, leaving the users in a serious position; for they had to meet  their pnyments for land purchased  government taxes and increased  cost of supplies, labor, &c. further,  strong competition in the prairie  market developed between the  Okanagan and the United States  for fruits. In 1916 the late premier  had visited the diatrict and promised a policy of government  ownership if the then opposition  were put in power. So far little  had been done by the government  to implement teat promise. The  present Minister of Lands admitted  he approved of the policy, but  claimed little could be done. Instead he announced the policy  would be one of " the Lord help  those who do riot help themselves."  Apparently, then, the crater users  could not hope to see anything  like government ownership brought  into being.  Legislation brought down last  year bj the present government  Mr. Jones stated, hsjflfclone little to  remedy matters. Kst year the  Minister of Lands had visited the  district and had apparently tried  "to shoot through." but finally he  was induced to etav awhile, and  the water users had urged upon  him the necessity ol the govern  ment Acquiring the systems and  operating the main canals and main  distribution systems The minister,  Mr. Jones declared, had'shown  deftness in putting off ,he growers  with indefinite answers, such as  telling them to possess their souls  in patience. The only solution was  for the government to take over  the water systems. The bill before  the House with its 62 sections,  only made more confusing the  legislation already more than sufficiently confused. "Tinkering with  an utterly unworkable act," was the  way some of the growers considered the legislation now before the  House, he said, quoting from letters he had received from the  Okanagan section.  Mr. Jones doubted if the bill  would meet the situation, and he  suggested it would have been better had the Minister discussed the  measure with some one who reallv  knew the situation. Had that been  done the Houae would not have  had the spectacle of half a dozen  amendments on the order paper  before the bill had received its  second reading.  The bill, he asserted, gave no  protection to the companies, which  realize that they will be wiped out  and are making no claim, but was  it wise, he asked, to also wipe out  the innocent bond holders? Such  action would have a very detrimental effect upon future investments in the district. The water  users who have had .to wait years  for returns on their investments should receive every consideration from the Government, he  urged. But the bi|l merely took  the systems from the companies  where such concerns could not  carry on and placed the -burden  upon the shoulders of the water  users for further extensions. The  half-million conservation fund proposed by the bill would doubtless  cost a high rate, and if the same  rate were charged to growers that  is charged for farm loans, water  users would have to pay from 7J  to 8 per cent, and, in addition to  the cost of management, etc., would  have to provide sinking funds. All  these factors would materially increase the water rates, perhaps from  $8 to $12 per acre. In the United  States it waa conceded that over  $8 could not be met by the grower.  What did the Government propose to do with the companies at  Kaleden, Peachland and Naramata  which had gone out of business?  This was a question the growers  there wanted to know. At present  the Government was spending  about $250,000 on roads in the  ridings in the dry belt, but unless  something more definite was pro*  posed in connection with the irrigation systems that expenditure  would be useless.  Mr. Jones declared a great future faced the section if the Government would take over the systems,  some of which could be amalgamated. A Government-owned system under a conservation board  would pro'ect the bond-holders  and conserve the rights of the  water users. He also advised the  purchase of Indian reserves in the  dry belt, a step which would help  to care for the returned soldier.  ment and we must not disappoint  them thia year with any second-  rate performance. We cannot do  our best unless all rehearsals are  punctually and regularly attended  bv all. The tickets will be given  out for sale about Wednesday the  24th and prizes will again be given  for the moat sold. The prices will  be the same as last year, 50c for  everyone on Friday and 25 c for  children at the matinee and 50c  for adults.  Mrs. DuMoulin is leaving for the  east and regrets being unable,to  be present, but before going has  very generously donated $5 to  troop funds. vVe thank Mrs. DuMoulin very much for her kindness. Scouts Anthony and Leonard  DuMoulin were presented with  their silver crosses last week at  Ottawa by the Duke of Devonshire.  We hope to give particulars of the  ceremony in a later column. Sccuts  Godfrey and Jack Groves will be  presented with theirs at the con-  cert by Commissioner Heneage,  and he will also present all badges  won since Christmas, so get busy  on these.  We also wish to thank Mrs. Sinkinson for the gift of two mattresses to the troop, which will enable  us to practise our pyramids and  tumbling for the concert without  breaking any bones.  Orders for  Local  Scout  "���� PRCPARBO'  Kelowna Troop  Troop First;   Self Last  We have up to the present always hud to record acts of kindness to the troo - and none of the  other kind, but now it is our painful task to mention a moat despicable act ef the latter description.  We did not' know we had any  enemies in town but apparently  we have. Before Christmas and  during the holidays some members  of the troop under the supervision  of Mr. Mitchell, went to a great  deal of trouble and made a bookcase to contain our library. The  case was varnished -and looked  quite a nice piece of work but one  evening last week some local hoodlums decided to change ita appearance somewhat. Armed wilh a  chisel, apparently, they broke into  the case, chipped the edges of the  doors wherever they used their  chisel and smashed the lock. We  have not yet checked up the contents of the case to know if any  books or anything was taken, but  it was a most wanton work of destruction.  The exhibitii n building > where  we play basket "ball was broken  into several times last winter, and  we know by whom. We can make  some allowance, however, for boys  who cannot resist the temptation  to play basket-ball, even though  they have to "housebreak" to do  it, but we cannot intake any allowance for acts such as the wilful and  unnecessary damage to our bookcase. ���  We should have been very pleased indeed to show anyone who  was so curious to know what was  behind the locked doors of our  case if they had only asked. However, we do not intend this act to  be overlooked and it is possible  the Industrial Home at Point Grey  may shortly have one or more inmates, who will there be taught  something a little more useful than  how to damage the property of an  organization whose object in existing is to help others.  The dumbell squad of Cubs is  to meet on Saturday at the school,  at 2 p.m. sharp and will then march  to the scouts' clubroom for practise  with the piano. Latecomers are  Not Wanted. .  Edited by Pioneer.  April 9, 1918  ORDERS by command for week  ending April 20, 1918.  DUTIES: Orderly patrol for  week Wolves ; next for duty, the  Eagles.  PARADES: The combined troop  will parade at the clubroom on  Wed. and Fri, the 17th and 19th  inst., at 7.15 respectively, and  again on Saturday the 20th, at 2.15.  Any basket ball games will be by  arrangement during the week.  s ���  -    ���  ���  The dates for the concert have  now been dehni'jly fixed for the  evening of Friday, May 3 with a  matinee on Saturday afternoon  following, at the picture theatre.  There ia therefore, very little time  for us to get ready and every scout  must now attend all parades regularly and punctually. All parties,  dances, bunfeeds, trips into the  country, fitc, must step down to  second place, and the troop in  reality must occupy the place it  holds in our motto. It is fair to add  that with some members of the  troop it has always held this place,  but with others only some times,  and with others, apparently never.  The public have always been good  in supporting our annual entertain-  LAND REGISTRY ACT  Re Block 35, Map 462, City of Kelowna  NOTICE is hereby given that I shall at  the expiration of one month from the date  of the first publication hereof ittue a Car.  tificate of Indefeasible Title to the above  mentioned landa in the name of the Royal  Trutt Company (Truttee) unless in thi  meantime valid objection it made to rae  in writing. The holder of the following  documents relating to laid lands, namely :  1. Release, dated 14th day of July,  I894f of Mortgage. S. Mcl.'F.Mclver  Campbell to Leon Lequime of one  half intereat in Block 35, Map 462.  2. Deed, dated 2nd July, 1894, Bernard  and Leon Lequime to William Haug  of Block 35, Map 46 2.  3. Mortgage, dated 4th July. 1894. Wil.  liam Haug to Thomas Willing Stirling of Block 35, Map 462,-and  RELEASE of said Mortgage dated  November Sth. 189.1.  4. Mortgage dated 19th March, 1901  Colin Simson Smith to Rote Hadfield  of Block 35, Map 462, and Release  dated 18th October, 1905, Rose Ann  Hadfield to Colin Simson Smith.  it required to deliver the same to me forthwith.  Dated at the Land Registry Office, Kamloops, B. C, this 14th day of March, 1918.  CH. DUNBAR,  18.2 Diatrict Registrar.  0E1INE CHBMlffi PRICES  Extra No. 1 Feed Oats - $64.0&per ton  Barley and Oat Chop - 68.00   ���    ���  Shorts  .    - 41.50   ���   ���  Bran -       -       - 36.50   ���    ���  Wheat      -       -       -   3.75 ..sack  Rowclif f e V Feed Warehouse  Opposite Government Buildings, Bernard Avenue  Phone 204 Prompt Delivery  Reliable SEEDS. From Grower to Grower  rOWING to  discouraging  results in  planting'seeds obtained  from seedsmen, we decided  to grow our own' seeds, and  have a surplus over our own requirements for sale.  BEANS���Wardwells Kidnew Wax. One of the bett butter beans for market.  ONIONS���Selected Yellow Globe Danver. Gov. germination test 97 p.c. 1918.  PARSNIPS���SelecteoWollow Crown.   One of the bett quality and croper.  POTATOES���Selected Burbank.   White superior quality and croper.  POTATOES���Selected Green Mountain, white.   One of the beat.  TOMATO PLANTS-2,000,000 ready May 10th.   Place your ordera early at  demand will be heavy.   Write for prices.  D. E. GELLATLY & SONS      ��� ���      Gellatly, B.C.  18-2 *   Announcement to  Automobile Owners  HAVING taken over the Garage lately occupied by  the Burbank Motor Co., and having secured the  services of Mr. Jack Mayor, whose ability is  well known to automobile owners of this district, we  are prepared to do all kinds of  General Auto Repairs & Overhauling  Automobile Tires and Accessories of all kinds in stock  Tires Repaired Gasoline and Oils  GIBSON'S GARAGE  Phone 232  R. H. GIBSON dr CO.  Burbank Motor Co.'s old stand  UPHOLSTERING  Our Mr. Homewood is an expert upholsterer, having  worked in the largest   upholstering   houses in   both  England and Canada. f  Old Goods Recovered. New Goods Made to. Order.  We have a large line of Coverings.  KELOWNA FURNITURE COY.  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.  ����yS*N>��liir����>*W'V*'*'��ils��V'N>��^ Thursday, April 11th, 1918  KELOWNA  RECORD  PAS*  Exceptional Values in New  Undermuslins  THE^ display of Underwear is more Replete, the  varieties more interesting and values more attractive now thai} have been shown previously. Make  selection from the large assortment of garments now.  Muslin Nightgowns  95c, $1.25 and up  Nainsook and Muslin Petticoats  95c, $1.25 and up  Nainsook Drawers       50c, 75c, 95c and up  Muslin and Nainsook Corset Covers  30c, 50c, 75c and up  Envelope Chemises.....*;  $1.25 and $1.50  Nainsook Combinations.......  $1.25, $1.95 to $2.75  We also direct special attention to thu showing of  Embroideries and Insertions.  Embroideries in widths from 1 inch to 27 inches deep,  ranging in price from    I Oc per yard to $ 1.95 yard  Insertions and  Galons suitable for Corset Covers, in.  plain and fancy edge, in many different designs  Holeproof Hosiery Guaranteed  WE have just received a consignment of Holeproof  Hosiery, in Black and White. These are made  in Fine Lisle and Silk, Lisle Hose aie packed 6 pairs  in a box and guaranteed for six months, while the Silk'  Hose are packed 3 pairs in a box and guaranteed for  three months'by the manufacturers.,  as  The manufacturers are  not making any more Children's  Holeproof Hose at the present time.   We have a few boxes  left   Three pairs in a box at $1 and $1.25 box  "The hose with the guarantee"  (fr^p^  Phone 361  Kelowna  New Goods are Arriving  Our shelves and showcases are filling up with a  splendid show of Suits and Furnishings, which include  ���New Patterns in Suits for Men  Those men who are in the habit of giving  care and. thought to the selection of their  clothes will appreciate the fine range of new  patterns and designs now in our store. Come  and try on some of these new goods. The  quality of the materials used will delight you.  See and Handle the Actual Suits  and KNOW what you are Buying  Mens Felt Hats and the New Caps  Latest shapes and designs  j   Shoes and Furnishings for the discriminating buyer   j  Oak Hall Clothing .Company, Ltd.  " THE HOUSE  OF FASHION"  Carters Tested Seeds  In 5c, 10c and ISc packets.    A full stock now on hand  Vegetable Plants now Ready  Cabbage $1 per 100; Cauliflower $1.50 per 100  SHRUBS SHADET TREES FRUIT TREES, tic.  PALMER    tt    ROGERSON    Richter Street  ;"       .  TOWN AND COUNTRY NOTES  .  Miss. Pugh left Monday on a  visit to Vancouver.  Mrs. White snd family arrived  Monday from the coast.  Mrs. Graham of Harvey Avenue  returned Monday from Vancouver.  The Rev. Father Verbeke was  at Penticton last week having . arranged for an exchange with Father Belloe of that place.  Miss Jean Kincaicf returned Saturday to her achool duties at Peachland after a vacation spent in town.  Mayor Sutherland went last Saturday morning to Winnipeg on a  business visit.  Messrs. A. W. Hobson and E.  Grey of the Mission were passing*  ers to Victoria Satuaday.  Mr. J. B. Knowles returned Tuesday from the coast.   Mrs. Knowlr  remained for a little longer stay.  Mrs. DuMoulin left today on a  visit to Toronto.  Mr. John Kyle, provincial director of technical education, has been  in town during the week inspecting  the manual training and domestic  science branches of the public  schools.  The Secretary of the Farmers  Institute has received the following  letter from the Hon. John Oliver  in reference to resolutions forwarded from the Institute meeting ot  March 23rd : "I am in receipt of  your letter of March 23rd, transmitting copies of resolutions in two  respects, regarding amendments to  the Pound Act, and one having reference to the appointment of five  men as fence viewers in the Okanagan district. I note also your reference to the situation of unowned  horses being impounded. I shall  refer your letters to the responsible  Department and request that your  memorandum be gven careful consideration."  c oo*ss��K8K����8as����erar^^  THE GREENHOUSES  Kalowna  Concert Promises to Be  Big Event  The choral concert which is to  be given next Tuesday evening in  Knox Church will be an event  which no real music lover in Kelowna can afford to miss. As the  name indicates, the programme  has been arranged to give greatest  prominence to the work of the  choir, tbe members of which, numbering fifty voice-, have been carefully chosen and under the admirable training of Mr. H. Tod Boyd,  have- the music well in hand. The  excellent list of part songs which  \ will be rendered -includes such  numbers as: "The Miller's Wooing" (Faning), "In. this the Hour of  Softened Splendour" (Pinsuti), "O  Peaceful Night" (German), Oh I  Who Will O'er the Downs so  Free ?" (R. de Pearsall), "The Song  of the Pedlar" (Lee _ X'illiams),  "Daybreak" (Faning), "O Happy  Eyes" (Elgar), "O Hush Thee My  Babie" (Sullivan), "The Long Day  Closes" (Sullivan), The Boatman's  Goodnight" (Schira), and the "Intercessory Hymn" (Ed. German).  Mr. Drury Pryce is down for a  number of violin selections, including an original composition by Mr.  Tod Boyd.  Vocal solos are to be given by  Mrs.' Trenwith, Mrs Braden, and  Mrs. L. Hayman.  The. sale of tickets will be limited to the seating capacity of the  church, and as there has already  been a heavy demand, those who  would avoid disappointment  should make application for them  early enough. The choir members  are requested to return cash and  any unsold tickets they may have  on Mondey evening, when the  dress rehearsal is called for 8 p.m.  Mr. Tom Duggan was a passenger Monday for Halcyon where he  will make a stay in the hope of  improvement to his health.  Mr. S. Barber, an old resident of  Kelowna district was in town last  week. Tuesday morning he left  for Summerbery, Sask., accompanied by Mrs. A. W, Barber and children, who have been staying with  relatives here.  Mrs. Percy Dilworth and children left Tuesday morning on a visit  to Calgary.  Owing to the date'of the choral  concert in aid of the Hospital and  Red X falling on the 16th of this  month it has been decided to postpone the regular Board of Trade  meeting to the 23rd.  In response, to an enquiry re  clover and alfalfa seed huller, Mr.  H. O. English writes that he expects that this machine will be  available for use-in the Kelowna  district this year, and he hopes that  many farmers may save alfalfa and  clover for seed and make use of  the machine. Alfalfa Nitro-euiture  will be distributed in 1918 as in  the past at 25 cents per bottle, each  bottle containing sufficient culture  to inoculate sixty pounds of seed.  Miss H. H. Montgomery of the  Revelstoke teaching staff paid Mrs.  Kincaid a short visit returning to  Revelstoke on Saturday.  Next Sunday morning in the  Baptist Church the Rev. W. Arnold  Bennett will preach on "The Key  of David and the Open Door." At  the evening service he will preach  the first of a series of sermons on  Bible Phrases, the topic being "If  any man sin - Christian Science  found wanting." The Song Service  will cpmmence at 7.15 p.m.  The Flower Show prize lists issued by the Women's Institute are  ready and may be obtained by calling at Willets' store. An omission  in the class for vegetable marrows  has been pointed out. Orjy a first  prize is shown, though a second  prize of $ I is offered.  The visit of the C.P.R. officials  has not been without its result, for  the palatial structures which serve  as depot are receiving a fresh coat  of kalsomine. 1 he local authorities, however, deny that it has anything to do with the officials, and  is just ordinary apring cleaning.  Pte. McGarrity left Monday to  report at Vancouver.  Mr. J. W. Currie returned Tuesday morning from a visit to Alberta. It is with regret that we  learn that Mr. Currie has now decided to leave Kelowna and move  with his'family to Calgary He is  at present busy packing and expects to leave early next week.  Mr. A. Homewood, who has lately become associated with the Kel-  owna Furniture Co. as upholsterer,  has received word that his son,  James, has been wounded in- the  thigh and is now in hospital at  Eastbourne, Eng. Pte. Homewood  went overseas with Sol. Paulette of  the l28th,Moosejaw. Another son,  Fred is a member of the 229th at  Moosejaw. Before coming to Can  ada Mr. Homewood, Sr., was connected with charitable work in England, bringing many cases before  Their Majesties and for the past  fifteen yeara haa had the honor of  being correspondent to Queen  Alexandra. James was in the service of Admiral Sir David Beatty,  of Brooksby Hall, Leicester hire.  At the request of Mr. Homewood,  Lady Beatty made a donation toward a pt-iil of bells for St. John's  church, Moose Jaw. In fact it was  on the advice of Lady Beatty that  Mr. Homewood brought his family  to Canada, where she thought the  advantages were greater for a rather large family.  I   It aid of the Red Cross and Kelowna Hospital   I  >         Societies          J  CHORAL CONCERT  To be held in Knox Church,  on Tuesday next, April 16th  Commencing at 8 p.m. prompt  Part Songs by Choir of Fifty.   Vocal  solos by  leading  local artistes.  Violin solos by Drury Pryce.  ��f\       Ticlwti may be obtained from members ��f the     Ctf\  JliC.    Choir or from member* of tbe Red Croia or       J\��C.  Hoapital Societiei,  THE DeLAVAL  Separator Sure Gets the Business  Don't let anyone fool you on  the cream separator situation  DeLaval has been the leader for nearly forty years,  and the gap between the DeLaval and the next one  behind (a long way behind)  is certainly growing  wider with the years  W. R. GLENN & SON  Pendozi Street AGENTS Phone  150  vxmxmtmamacxw^  SEED CORN  Owing to failure of  cropi  in  Ontario this year Seed Corn i   very scarce and  local farmers  are   advised to book their orders' with us without delay ae we  can dispose  of  our' entire  output  in  other districts, but would prefer to  supply local demands first,  Selected North West Dent, price 15c per Ib.  BANKHEAD ORCHARD CO., Ltd.  mm  FOOD production���that is  the big cry for 1918.  Everyone must produce  as much as possible���which  means every available square  yard under cultivation, and r  the widespread use of Rennie's  seeds.  BEANS���Rennie't ' Strinjleta Plrt.  Green Pod 10  BEET���Rennie's Spinach Beet    10  CABBAGE���Rennie's Worldbeater .10  CARROT���Rennie's Market Garden .10  CORN���Rennie't Golden Bantam.. .10  CUCUMBER���White Wonder 10  LETTUCE���Rennie's Selected  Nonpareil ., .OB  MUSKMELON���Delicious Gold  I'.ined .., 10  PARSLEY���Champion Moss Curled .06  PEAS���Little Marvel 1"  Improved Stratagem \  RADISH���Cooper's Sparkler..  TOMATO���Bonny  Best 1i  i Early  Detroit' 10  TURNIP���Golden Ball(0rangejelly).06  LOOK FOR THE  STARS  Every Item in the Rennie 1618  catalotua represents unexcelled  value, .but the Items la star  borders art simply wonderful.  ts  8  m  IN  ONION SETS���Yellow Seta���Selected.  rvra  FLOWER SEEDS Pkt.  Lavender Gem Aster ,.,'. ....   .16  Early Blooming Gbsmot���Mixed 10  Giant Yellow Tulip Poppy���California t   .10  New Red Sunflower. .  ... : 26  Rennie's XXX Mammoth Flowering Hollyhock���Mixture....   .20  Mastodon Pansy���Mixture 26  Ronnie's XXX Select Shirty Mixture���Single 10  When buying from dealers, Insist sn Rennl.'s.    If yeur  dealer hasn't them, we will ship direct. a  THE WILLIAM RENNIE CO., Ltd.  872, Granville Street, Vancouver, B.C.  Alio at Montreal. Toronto, Winnipeg  WM. HAUG  Masons' Supplies  HARD AND SOFT COAL  Phone No. 66  The KELOWNA THEATRE  Saturday (April   13th)-Theda Bars in " Her Double Life: "  " Bing, Bang " comedy.  Tuesday���" His Sweetheart," with George Beban.  Thursday���Triangle feature and comedy.  April 15th���"A Daughter of the Gods."  Two Shows, 7.30 ft 9.  rVdmiukm, 25c ft 10c PAGE FOD��  EKLOWMA   8JBCQ*B  Thursday, April I Ith, 1918  I wanted! jjEjjjjs ior Hatching  FOR SALE,   baled   Hay,   Timothy   and  Alfalfa. Applv Kelowna Feed Co., S. T.  Elliott, Rutland. Manager.   Phone 3108.  I I tf  FOR SALE, young Sows, about 200 lbs.  each, all well-bred Berks. Apply Ca-  sorso Bros. 17.0  FOR SALE, a few   good   horses.    Apply  S. T. Elliott, Rutland. Phone 3108.    I8tf  FOR SALE, Tliree good cows,   fhornrloe  Okanagan  Mission. 18-Op  FOR SALE, I Lumber Wagon, 3 Head  Horses. 1 Bicycle, I Buggy. I Plov  Road Cart. Apply H. B. Burtch, Harris* Karrclt. I9rf  Two pens Barred Rocks headed  by cockerels from Johnaton, bred  to lay strain, brought from Meaford  Ontario, thia spring  13 Eggs for $1.50  TWO SMART GIKLS ws.nt.-d, at once,  aa Telephone Operators. Experience  not necessary. Apply Lo'.-al Manager,  Telephone Co. I9tf  LOST, Ma-ch 25th, between Kelowna and  Black Mountain, a-Valise. Finder please  return to W. R. Glenn 6t Son. 20p  FOUND, Gold Watch.  Office.  Apply City Police  20  FOR SALE, choice Seed Beans. Apply  R. J. Sproule, Rutland. 2l-2p  SETTING HENS FOR SALE. $2 each.  Apply J. M. Harvey. 2l-2p  FOR SALE, 1$ h.p. Boat Engine, in good  condition, $25. H. C. Richards, Kelowna. 21  Penticton  Steam Laundry  Laundry will be despatched   from   Kelowna  every  Tuesday  Afternoon  returning Saturday  Morning  R.H. BURNS, Agent  At the Club  Barber Shop  1 wo pens Rose Combed White  Leghorns,   the  kind  that   lay  all  winter  13 Eggs for $1.50  One pen White Wyandottes, good  laying strain  13 Eggs for $1.50  J. C. STOCKWELL, Kelowna  Land Registry Act  NOTICE UNDER SECTION 36.  MAMMOTH Pekin Ducks and Langshan  Hen Eggs for sale, $1 per setting. Geo.  Dearr, Burne Avenue, Woodlawn.    20-2  Buff Orpington and  White Wyandottes  Specially selected and bred   for Egg type,  keeping as near standard as possible.  Eggs For Hatching.  First Pcn-$3 for 15; $7.50 for 50;  $12 for 100.  Second Pen-$2 for 15 : $6 for 50 j  $10 for 100.  A few stock birds still for sale  A. W. COOKE  TAKE .NO UCE that an application ha*  been made tu retfieter the Corporation of  the City of Kelowna, ai the owner in Fee-  aimple, under a Tax Sale Deed from the  Collector of the Municipality of the City of  Kelowna, to the Corporation of the City of  Kelowna Dealing date the 30th day of  November, A. D. 1916, in pureuance of a  Tax Sale held by aaid Municipality on or  about the 13th day of October, 1915. of  all and singular certain parcel or tract of  land and premiaea eituate, lying, and being in the City of Kelowna in the Province  of British Columbia, more particularly  known and described as the Easterly 70  feet of Lot* I and 2, and Lot 4 in Block 4,  Map 462.  You and thoae claiming through or under  you, and all persons claiming any interest  in the said land by descent whose title is  not registered under the provision* of the  "Land Registry Act" are required to contest the claim of the tax purchaser within  forty-five days of the service of this notice  upon you. Otherwise you and each of  you will be for ever estopped and debarred from setting up any claim to or in respect of the said land, and 1 ahali register  the *aid Corporation of the City of Kelowna as owner in fee.  Your attention i* called to section 36 of  the "Land Registry Act" and amendment*,  and especially to the following extract  therefrom which relate* to the above  notice:���  "And in default of a caveat or certificate  of lis pendens being hied before the registration as owner of the person* entitled  under such tax aale, all person* so served  with notice, or served with notice under  subsection (6) of section 155 of the "Muni-  cipal Clause* Act, 1906," or section 293 of  the "Municipal Act," or section 139 of the  "Assessment Act, 1903," or section 253 of  the "Taxation Act," in cases in which  notice under thi* Act is dispensed with as  hereinafter provided, and thoae claiming  through or under them, and all persons  claiming any interest in the land by virtue  of any unregistered instrument, and all  persons claiming any interest in the land  by descent whose title i* not registered  under the provisions of this Act, ���lia'l be  for ever estopped and debarred from set.  ting up any claim to or in respect of the  land so sold for taxes."  Dated at the Land Registry Office, at the  City of Kamloops, Province of Britiah  Columbia, thia 27th day of December,  A. D. 1917.  C. H. DUNBAR,  To Sam Sing, District Registrar.  Quong Hue. 21.5  Kelowna Field.  Box 663, Kelowna.  19tf  J. A. BIGGER  BUILDER AND CONTRACTOR  Estimates Furnished for all classes  of work  Automobile  For Hire  H. B. BURTCH   -   Phone 180  KELOWNA THEATRE  ANNETTE KELLERMAN in  A Daughter of the Gods  The wonderful Wm. Fox Production cost over a million  dollars.    Words fail to describe the beauty of this masterpiece of photo-plays.    Different from any yet shown.  y. ?*��*.';���'i>i*-i  "...  ������ ������. ' ���..  -~1  ANNTTTE KELLERMAMN'S IN 'OCATION TO THE 8UN IN WILLIAM  FCX'3 MILLION DOLLAR -PiCTURE BEAUTIFUL, "A DAUGHTER  OF THE GODS.*  One Night  Only  UMWmtsWsWmWWmWsWmVMml  sssssssswssmsssasMSiWsssmsfMmsmewmm  Monday,  April 15th  at 8 o'clock  Reserved Scab, 80c  Ruih Seat*, 55c  Seuh now on sale at  Crawjord's Store  A Daughter of the Gods  The great William Fox fill,, production, "Fire Daughter of the  Coda," ia to appear in Kelowna on  Monday next. Annette Kellermann  the famous swimmer and movie  star dives from the cliffs, is thrown  into a raging torrent, with hands  and feet bound, and dashed against  the rocks by the waves, rides to  battle in heavy armour, and performs other feats without apparent  injury. Her hair-raising activities  furnish moat of the thrills.  The production has been rightly  named a fantasy, for it deals with  mythical creatures lo whom the  changing of crocodiles into swans  and the bringing of the dead to  life is a matter of little importance.  The film appeals to that side ofthe  audience which lives in dreams and  the imagination. In fact, the fore-  word of the producer is an invitation to become children, who are  wiser bemuse they live in a world  of their own making, lhe spectacle would be entirely impossible  of reproduction on the stage, for  only the camera can create the necessary illusion and capture the  wide horizon, which gives the play  its fascination.  The producers have wisely chosen the Far East as a setting, thereby gaining an almost limitless supply of colorful costumes, bizarre  scenes and . Oriental aplendors.  Necessarily the drapery of the  human form is at times scanty, but  only the super-sensilive can find  any fault with the artistic handling  of these scenes. Creat pageants  hosts of armed men, the deatruction  of the Sultan's city and glimpses  of the world of gods and fairies  furnish almost more splendor than  the eye can grasp.  WATER NOTICE  DIVERSION AND USE  TAKE NOTICE that [. H. Kitaon,  whoae ad.!res* is P.O. Box 180, Kelowna.  B. C, will apply for a licence to take and  use 500 gallons per day of water out of  Unnamed Spring, which aink* underground  and i* situated near the North-Weat Corner Post Lot 3111. The water will be  diverted from the stream at Spring 200  feet North of North-Weet Corner Post  of Lot 3111. and will be used for Domestic  purposes upon the land described ae North  West 60 acre* of District Lot 2924. Thi*  notice waa poated on the ground on  the 12th day of March, 1918. A copy  of thi* notice and an application pur-  ��uat thereto and to the "Water Act,  1914," will be filed in the office of the  Water Recorder at Vernon. Objections  to the application may be filed with  the aaid Water Recorder or with the  Comptroller of Water Right*, Parliament Buildings, Victoria, B.C., within  thirty days after the firat appearance of  thi* notice in a local newapaper. The  date of the first publication of thia notice  is March 14th. 1916.  J. H. KITSON. Applicant.  17-6-22        BERNARD KITSON, .Agent.  FOR  Come and select from our  new lines of  Curios, Silks and  Fancy Chinas, &c.  The Japanese Store  Kelowna Phone   112  Dr.  MATHISON  Dentist  KELOWNA  ::   B.C.  G.W.MHUI  AUCTIONEER  and  General Commission  Merchant  (Successor to J. C. Stockwell)  Second - Hand Goods  Bought or Sold on  Commission  Flour and Feed Always  in Stock  .Next to the C.P.R. wharf,  Kelowna  MAPLE SYRUP  This year Maple Syrup is exceedingly difficult to  get, and so, as in the case of many other things, we  have had to substitute. As a substitute for Pure  Maple Syrup we are offering  WAFFLE SYRUP  In bottles at 65c, in cans at 60c '  for small cans; at $1 for 5 lb cans, and at $1.85  for 10 lb cans  This is a nice smooth maple-flavored pure syrup, and  unless you were told dillerent you would take  it for Pure Maple Syrup.  We can also give you Pure Maple Syrup in bottles  at 85c, and in half-gallon cans, at $1.55  The McKenzie Co., Ld.  For  Small  Chicks  CHICK FOOD  " Our Own Make" - 6 cents per lb.  ' We have a full line of Grit, Shell, Beef  Scrap, Bone, &c.   Also  Com Whole at   -    $3.45  Corn Cracked at -    $3.50  Lea* 5 per cent, discount for eaeh  Kelowna Growers Exchange  Phones 29 and 37  Say, Men  Get Busy Now!  Another   consignment of  Shoes has arrived and  I  intend selling them at the  same prices as before  QUICK REPAIR WORK  DARK, the Shoeman  Oppoaite Royal Bank Kelowna  THE  Green Tea Rooms  Moved to new premises on Ellis  Street, near Baptist Church (formerly known   as "The Garth")  Board-Residence  Board, or  Rooms  EXCELLENT COOKING  Meals served at Regular Hours, includ-  ��� ing Afternoon Tea  MU. MEARNS  Pfopfwttfiw  IM  WHITE WYANDOTTE EGGS and BABY CHICKS  Either Exhibition or " Lavmore" strain. Made a dean sweep at the B.C.  "Provincial", Kamloops, Dec. 1917. Won ALL FIRSTS(5),ALL. SPECIALS.  "Provincial" Show, 1914, 4 Firsts, 1915, �� Firsts, 1916. 4 Firttt, 1917 FIVE  Firsts. Eggs $3.50 for 15.   Chicks (any quantity), 35c each.  Mar 1st 25c esch.    Don't be disappointed, book chick orders NOW.  BROWN'S FINE FEATHER FARM  Bos300R "Breeds Fine Birds" Kalowna, B.C.  New Stock Wall Papers  My new stock has arrived, and includes all the newest  things in Wall Papers���  Textiles,   Mosaics,   Aligator Leather  Varnished Tiles,   Cheap   Hall,  Kitchen & Bedroom Papers  Cut Out Border', Strappings and   Plain Borders and  Ceilings.    A nice assortment and at the RIGHT PRICE  CALL AND LOOK  THESE  OVER  J. C. STOCKWELL  -  Keller Block  Fmf*Wat*rABy-  wkHforfeeCa*  paxlWCUW  Why pump wa-  terby hand when  a Laadar Koma  Watar Syatam  wUI dsllvar It under high praanMi  ���anywhere���fcr ^^^^���  |MH than lo ptr 100 fallen* l��  Thar* la a Leader outfit deeicned to fit  every possible raqulramant ���daap wall  ������hallow waB  or river.  HOME WATER SYSTEMS  Pump and tank fo to basement <  other convenient place,  ne personal attention la required for  satisfactory  oper-|  atlonofthf* outfit. I  At the turn of a I  eucet you wtltf  have plenty of  water anywhere  anytime.  We are ready to  install a ��� y etmn for  ytounow.  LswHss Wkkbc (��� Mtv  SP1RELLA CORSETS  Mrs. J. H. DAVIES  Bosaa Ho. I, Oak Sal) 'Hot* bt>  wssd ths hours) of 5.30 and 2.80 n.m.  a Saturday ol tat* trtsk, or at as*  tWttoslW

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