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 VOL VI. NO. 39.  KELOWNA. BRITISH COLUMBIA. THURSDAY. AUGUST 20th, 1914.  Enffiusiostic Send-off Was  Nearly Two Hundred Men of B.C. Horse and Rocky  Mountain Rangers Leave for Service  Sinou   Tuesday   ol    this   week the' ���,���,, y���ung mon    shouldor the  streets ol Kelowna have assumed   un' ndd march out to shme in tho  rill.  nlnioHl donor tod look in comparison  with ths bustle ol the preceding week.  Ever ainoe the ordsr arrived for thc  mobilization of the two local companies ol militia, the "D" Squadron  of ths 30th 1). C, Horse and the "��"  Oompany 102nd Regiment; Rocky  Mountain Bangers, the oity has worn  quite a military air. Uniformed' soldiers were to be seen in groups along  the sidewalks at all hours, except  when drills were proceeding, and thu  martial spirit seemed to be everywhere  in evidenoe. Capt. Temple of the B.  C. Horse and Uaptj. Rose oi the K.M.  R. were besieged with applicants for  enlistment, and both companies were  recruited well above their full war  strength within a few days. The subsequent odiling out of those who failed to pass the nwdioal test, or who  oould not qualify for various other  - reasons, caused much disappointment,  So keen was tne enthusiasm to obey  the call to arms.  ...As nothing else oould have done  the calling out_. of the looal boys,  though it might not be to the aotual  scene of the terrible hostilities in tho  old world, brought home to everyone  the grim reality 0f the war,> and con  the most peacefully inclined oould not  help feeling some stirring of martial  ardor, as he saw so many' of Kelow-  tense ol thoir country! In all some  187 have answered the summons, th'  same trumpet calf which has sounded  jn every part ol Britain's world-wide  Empire and has met with response on  every hand.  There was not hull enough room on  thc Kelowna wharf, largo as it is, to  accommodate' the crowd which assembled at boat time Monday morning to  give a royal seridoff to the Kooky  Mountain Hungers, who were the firs:  to depart, having been called to head  quarters at Kamloops. Headed by thc  city banii playing patriotio airs, and  led by Capt. Rose, the bdys were  cheered to' the echo as they formed,, in  line and marched on board tho "Sica-  pious," and many were tho good wishes which were shouted after them as  the boat pulled out, the strains of the  band being drowned ir, the deafening  blasts of the steamer's syren as it  gave the usual salute.  On Tuesday morning a similar enthusiastic sendoif was given the B.C.  Horse, which body left for headquarters at Vernon, there to await further orders.  The exact duty whioh awaits the  two companies was not made known,  but it wns generally understood   that  (Continued on Para 7.1  Hegnlar Meeting of  City Couocii  At the regular meeting af'.tne  counoil last Friday morning Mr. R.  Duncan applied to the council for a  reduction of She city's fee lor a thea  tre license. He informed the counoil  that under the aot .passed at the last  session of the provincial legislature, he  waa required to pay a fee of f 100 pe  annum to the province; he contended  that an additional fee at 160 per yea?  to ths oity lioenoe made a very heavy!  tax upon his business.  To this request Mr. Dunoan was ad  vised that the council would give consideration.  In discussing the question of trade  licenses later, Mayor Jones suggested  that tke question of the provincial  government's fee ior a lioenoe under  the "Moving Pictures Aot, 1814,"  should be submitted id the Union ol  B, C, municipalities at tbe next eon,  vention, as the government's aotion  might tend to reduce munioipal revenue.  The olerk was instructed to ascertain the amount oi lioenoe fees charged ior banks and theatres in Kamloops, Revelstoke and Vernon.  A letter was read from the Attorney  General, asking if the oity oounoil bad  any objection to the Crown releasing  to the C.P.R. it* rights to the piece  of land lying between Water street  and the lake near tbe C.P.R. oat  slip. A formal release oi all rights  was ordered to be sent,  The seoretary oi tbe Vanoouver Per*  commission wrote in reply tp a request from the Parka Board ol  owna for a golden. pheasant hen  replace ihe ons which had died.  stated that thsy oould not furnish  one just now, ,bnt might be able to  do so in the spring, after the hatch,  ing season,  of determined suioide, or of ohildre  or unconscious persons who oould not  grasp the buoys. Ho suggested that  long poles with hooks be provided.  Hs also drew attention to ths ns  cessity for merchants assisting th  polioe by properly securing their prem  ises after business hours.   Oh ons oe/��PJt�� "of   the   distraoting     influenor,  two ocoasions during the   past month  this precaution had been neglected.  The by-law postponing ths sale   oi  lands for taxes, was reconsidered aad  (Continued on Praia* 8.)  The Vancouver Exhibition Association has in correspondence with Mr  '!'. Bulman announced that their grant  ol {SO toward the expenses of a dis  trict exhibit of fruit has been increased to $150. This substantial sum  should go a long way toward the cost  of a display from Kelowna, and tlio  sending down of an culiihit Irom ncre  is certainly worth serious consideration, especially so io view ol the earnest efforts which are being mado to  capture the Vanoouver market lor  Okanagan fruit. Of course immediate  action would be necessary as tbe date  of the exhibition is fixed for Septcm  ber 3rd to 13th.  In s blaze which for almost an hour  lighted up   tho whole town,   the   old  wooden building on Icon avenue, ton]  morly Mr. Haug's oement block works  and lately purchased by Wilson aV Hill  was destroyed    just before   midnight  last night.   Part ol the building was  used by   Messrs Glenn ft Son as    a  warehouse     and   in   this was stotvd  about forty tons of hay and a quna-  v_J. tity of wagons and farm implements.  .  i The loss, whioh is not yet estimated.  i<   is fairly woll covered by insurance  POLICE REPORT  The death took place last Friday nt  the hospital of Thomas Wardlaw, a  well known old timer of tbe district,  at the age of 66 years. Deoeassd was  The chief constable submitted     bis first taken ill on his preemption <omo  report for the   month snowing tbe to- fourteen or fifteen miles out and was  tal cases   brought before   the magi* brought into town tho previous Wou-^scntinl element ol bucocbs in agrioul  trate to be 53.   Of these however et day.   The    funeral took plaoe Satur.  were conneotod with ths raid on   tb' day, the    service being held at     .he  Presbyterian church. Dooeasod is survived by a wifo and two sons.  Chinese gambling house.  Two persons    had bean interdicted  two   dogs   destroyed and two    fires  had occurred. Meals for prisoners had  amounted to 300.    Tho total amount.  of fines handed over to the oity cledi  had bean |545.  Delegates to the Irrigation convention at Pentioton to tho number of  about 80 stopped off at Kclowna this  In bis report the chief pointed out! morning on their way up the lako.  that the life-saving equipment at the They wero met by a committes ��ho  C.P.R. wharf was inadequate. It co* had secured the services of a number  aisted of only two life buoys, whlob, of automobiles and given a shirt  would be oi very little ass in J.   ease drive around the benches.  SKCTIONAL DIFFERENCES IN ENGLAND FORGOTTEN IN ENGLAND'S  WAR OX GERMANY  That the difficulties in Ireland, have been laid aside   for  the  time being  avhile England is* engaged in her struggle with Germany, is illustrated    by  this pioture whioh shows the Irish coast guards arriving at Liverpool during the mobilization of British forcaas following    the    declaration of     war  against Germany.  Annual Irrigation Convention  Meets Is Week at Penticton  Large Gathering Deals With Important Agricultural Problems  ���Dr. Dickson, Kelowna, is Made First Vice President  PENTIOTON,     August    20.���      Ir, than you can afford to lose.   Then if  of the European crisis, whioh at pres  ent is diverting public attention (rom  industrial undertakings, the Eighth  Annual Irrigation Convention ol the  Western Canada Irrigation Association, which concluded hero yesterday  proved to be in point of instructive value, the most suoeessful conven  tion sineo thc inception of the association.  The holding of the convention here,  and its value as a representative gathering of practically every distriot o'  Western Canada where agriculture, oi  horticulture is on the_ basis of a commercial industry, is a praotieal recognizance of the great potential  wealth possessed by the districts o'  tho southern Okanagan. In almost  every instance the delegates were visiting tho valley for thi first time,  and they were amazed at tho evident  productiveness of the. soil, and tho  great apparent possibilities that exist  for the farmer.  Probably in tho history ol the pro-  vinoo no lnrgor gathering ol oxiicrts in  all branches of soil and animnl husbandry, have ever mot before. Whilo  ths matter read nnd discussed before  the dulegalcs was of .necessity vol-  uninous, its great practical worth,  nnd value to horticulturist and agriculturist can on,}' lie gauged by the  timo end .money spent in its eumpila-  Hon, nnd by knowledge glonnod nt  lirst hand by governments, corpora-  linns and farmers themselves.  PLEA FOR MIXED FARMING  "The speech delivered by Mr. C. L.  Smith, agriculturist for thc O.W.R. d  N. railway of Portland, Oregon, was  one of the features ol the first days  session. Mr. Smith speaking (rom  over twenty-eight years experience in  his position, disoussed the congenial  topio of "Diversified Farming," making a strong plea for thc making ol  homos, whieh ho considered wero   the  lure.  "Tho man" declared tho speaker,  "who moroly lives on tho land to make  money, and who spcrializos it to death  generally proves a special failure, for  the reason that all his eggs are in  one basket. My advice to the farmer  la:   Endeavor to make a home,   and  saame'  one thing on vour farm is  failure, you have other resources    to  fall back on."  Tracing, the history of aucesjsfui  farming, Mr. Smith pointed out that  in order to practice economy and to  utilize every available means of benefiting the land which was producing  crops, it was necessary to put something baok into the soil as well as  take something out.- This oould oaly  bo successfully accomplished by keeping stock.  "The cow, tho hon, the pig," he declared are the original mortgage lift-  era. They beat any loan company on  the fare of the earth."  HON. PRICE ELLISON  Hon Price Ellison, in the course of  an address of welcome, during whioh  lie greeted the delegates on the behalf  of the perinior and other members of  tho government referred to tho Ire-  inendpus amount of money that is  yearly being paid for imports. Last  year S20,000,000 had been spent lor  foodstuffs, tbo greater portion ol  whieh it would havo been possible to  raise in the provinoe. The distribution of this amount of money would  create a vory prosperous oondition in  R. C, could suoh bs accomplished.  He considered it a discredit to ths agricultural industry, that such a oondition should obtain.  Dr. Frank Shutt, of the Dominion  Kuporlmentel Farm at Ottawa re'er  red to the efforts af the government  lo place the (arming, industry on a  practical scientific basis in the provinces of Canada. He referred to  former visits to British Columbia and  of his faith in tbo great potentialities  which the agricultural field held lor  ths settlers hern. He looked for a  time when the products ot this industry, would at least be able to satisfy  the demand created provinoially.  The address of welcome tendered on  tho first day by Reeve R. S. Conklin  was a sparkling example of wit, and  hia jolly welcome to the delegates,  their wives and tho ��� large crowd ol  visitors, oast an atmosphere ol good  will and humor about tbe early pro  oeedings of tho convention, that mads  tho morning session on Monday,' par-  tioularly enjoyable.  Mr. E. Foley Bennett, president of  to raise all those things which ymi j the Board of Trade, in an eloquent  nnd your family roquiref Don't raise speech, referred with oharaoteristio ap-  a supor-nbundanoe of peaches and buy. titude to the great benefit which the  condensed milk and oanned meat and, felt sure woulh be derived from those  vegetables.    That is'not farmimr.  Dai ��� ..  not plant mors oi ons perishable crop' (Oeattaet* oa Pe��e 2.)  mmmmmmmmmmmm  $1.50 Per Annum  i       ' ihui II   Strictest Censorship is Being  Exercised  Over War News  Belgium Still Holds Own Against German Advance  ���British Expedition Landed in France  The war situation continues to   r.j-J dition is believed to number 130,000.  main more or less a matter ol    eon-     The embarkation, transport and dis-  jecture, all despatches having been cut embarkation of the men and    horses  off except the briefest wires authorized  was carried through with tbe greatest  by the official bureau.   All tbe ulliua; precision,   without a   single casualty  are united in a determination to al  low no correspondents at the front, I  and notices have been sent out warn I  ing newspapers that any ol them pub-;  lishinz    information as,to the move-  More than 500 guns have been   taken  to France.  Americans returning to England say  the French soldiers greeted their English comrades with "Hurrah for the  ments or whereabouts of troops or' English, Hurrah for King George,'  fleet, not officially sanctioned will bo and the Empire soldiers replied with  suspended. | "Hurrah for France."  The German army appears to be! Reports say the allies fraternized unmaking an effort to advance through mediately, and tourists say there was  Belgium, but are beinj effectually held every indication that all orders , wore  in check by French and Belgian troops carried out with expedition and perfeo-  It is believed that at the present time tion of detail, as a result of the corn-  tremendous battle is actually in plete harmony between the French and  progress near the field of Waterloo, British General staff,  but no information has been allowed Tne Austrians, it is stated by the  to loak out. Servian   premier, have   been defeated  Further than the   bare report   from near Sabac   with a great slaughter,  the war offioe tnat the British expedi- losing. 15,000 men and fourteen guns,  tion has been safely landed on French     It is stated that Japan Is on    the  soil, nothing is, known as to the Brit- point of joining in the fray, and   will  ish share in the campaign . The expe- clear the Pacifio of German warships.  Official despatches say that Turkish troops are crossing Bulgarian territory and marching in the direction of Greece. The Greek government, in  consequence of these reports, has notified Turkey that if the news should be  confirmed, corresponding military and naval measures will be immediately  taken by Greece.  *\n official announcement by the French war office says: ...  "The advance of tbe French armies continues to progress. Our troops  have taken the heights to the north o f the Alsatian frontier in German territory, and the French line now passes through Abreobevillier, Lorquin, A>  oudange and Marsal. ,  In the Donon or Rougemont region we have occupied Schirmeok, eight  miles from Saales, in Alsace, and we have captured twelve German lieu?  guns, eight maohine guns and twelvegun carriages with ammunition. Out  cavalry has penetrated as far as Lutezelhausen and Muhlbach or Rosheim.  Farther to the south we occupy Villa, east of Durbsis, on the rood to  Schlestadt and Saints Croix Aux Mines, and some heavy field artillery bus  been captured by tbe French troops.  "In Alsace we have a strongly supporting lino from Tbana through Cor-  nay to Dannermatie."  Russian mobilisation is complete. The Russian armies began a general  advance last Sunday. An official statement says that fighting at Eydtkub-  nen, where the Germans were repulsed lasted all day Saturday. Russians  are declared to be holding the important positions.  Two German cruisers havelbeen obabled and taken into Hongkong, The  deckworks, the turrets, and tbe barbettes of the two oruisers were demolished and their masts and funnels had been shot away. Their sides wars  stained with blood, which had run through the scuppers.  The French fleet in the Mediterranean has mads a sweep up of the Adriatic Sea as far as Cattaro. A small Austrian cruiser of the Ashen type, oi  3363 tons, was fired on by    French vessels and sunk.  A Rome nowspaper Bays great numbers of Austrians are being hurried,  over German railways to the French fronti  The Pope died yesterday, his end having boen hastened by war troubles.  Local (ilia Attend  Ths local squadron of the B. C.  one assembled last Sunday morning  lor church parade, a detachment ol  about 91, under the direction ol Capt-  Temple and Lieutenants Barlee, B-U,  Pyman, and Coleman attending asr-  vice at St. Michael's church.  Ins servioe oonaisted ol short Matins, with a special Litany lor war,  lollowed by Holy Communion. Ths  hymns, chosen woro appropriate to  the occasion, and the congregation  joined heartily in "Onward Christian  Soldiers," and the National Anthem.  Tbe Rector, the Rev. Thos. Greene, did  not preach, expressing tbe view that  "this was a time for aotion and not  for words," but_.gave instead a few  simple words of exhortation to the  men who ware oalled from their homes  in defense ol the Empire. The whole  congregation remained to the corn-  union which was administered at the  dose of the service.  ROCKY   MOUNTAIN RANGERS   AT  BAPTIST CHURCH  The Baptist church was paoked on  Sunday evening when the Kelowna  oompany of Rooky Mountain Rangers  attended divind servioe and listened to  nn inspiring sermon by Rev. D. .1.  Welsh. The hymns were of a patriotic nature and Mr. Welsh's remarks  were listened to with a good deal of  interest. Taking as his subject Cromwell's advice to his troops "Trust in  God, and keep your powder dry" Mr.  Welsh spoke- ol the war, the causs ot  it, its magnitude. Us cost in money  and lives, end the hope that out ol it  all would come a lasting pesos for  all nations. He believed hi the ultimate triumph oi right, and laid gnat  stress upon value oi individual character in those who had to take up  arms lor their oountry. He warned  his listeners ol tbe peculiar temptation of a soldier's life and hoped they  would guard against these, return ng  better men lor their experience.  Mr. Melwyn Duggan of Edmonton  rendered a tenor solo. "Thy Will be  Done," snd a full choir sang ths famous triumphant chorus "Praise Vs  tho Father."  A meeting of all members of the  Agricultural Association, and those in-  rested in the fall fair will be bend  in the Board oi Trade rooms on Monday, August 2+th at 8 p.m. The object  of the meeting will bs to discuss ways  and means ol financing the fan-.  The following telegram waa reoeived  last Friday from the president oi ths  Provincial Chapter of ths Daughters  ol the Empire to whom was wired the  sum of 1310 as the subscription of  Kelowna ladies toward the "Hospital  Ship."  Viotoria, B. C.  August 14th, 1414.  Kelowna Ladies,  Care Bank oi Montreal, Kelowna  Hospital ship oommittee sends grate  ful thanks lor generous donation.'  MART CROFT  President Provincial Chapter I.O.D.E  \&j��m������ Tmmmmmmw  wzy-  v,  ,>�����*  PAGE TWO.  KRLOWNA  RECORD  KELOWNH RECORD  Pnblishsd svery ThenSUy at Kalesma,  British Cetamhia  JOHN LEATHLEY  Editor and Proprietor  IRRIGATION CONVENTION  (Coo tin tied Irom Fan 1.)  -���-��������������  seeking instruction at the convention.  Ik' also called attention to thc fact  (hat it had boen thought advisable to  postpone the convention on account ol  the diversion of laterest that would  naturally result on account of the  war. He was very glad that this httd  not boen dime, as even in times of  war commercial enterprises must flourish to sustain the nation and bus.new  interests must be attended to and tho  channels of commerce kept open. He  felt as no doubt did every British*  that there was no question of the  ultimate success of British ArmtuJibo  was fighting for a right and juit  cause, and he felt that with her colonial troops backing up her every movt.  that the safety of the empire wm  undoubted.  Secretary Runkins report indicated  that about $7,<HM) worth of advertising had been secured for Penticton  through the convention being; held  here.  Hon. Geo. Harcourt, deputy minister  of agriculture for Alberta felt greatly  pleased with the possibilities of the  country, which he "Was seeing for the  first time. Ho hoped that in time it  would be possible to grow fruit on  thc prairies, that is the larger vatic  ties, as the smaller ones already flourish.  Concurring with thc remarks of Mr.  C, h. Smith in respect of farming and  stock raising combined, the spiifcet  pointc.l out that the prairie farmer!  were just coming to the knowledge  that it was impossible to make money  out of wheat alone. They could not  run their farms by growing grain, and  buy all other farm products at Tnrgf  prices in the markets. Three trops of  nlfalfn were being grown yearly at  l.ethbridge, and herds of cattle woro  making their appearance on farms  where formerly there were none.  Mr.    Walter    Huckvalc, representing  the Cypress    Hills, Water Users Abso*  ciation, anticipated the securing of   a  lot of useful instruction from the movent ion.    He stated that in the    Cypress Hills district, the farmers     devoted their energies to growing fodder  almost entirely.     This year had been  disastrous to some extent owing    to  the lack of    moisture, as thc    creeks  from which the irrigation water    was  secured in that district, had only an  intermittent flow.  Mr. E.  L. Richardson, manager    or  the Calgary Exhibition explained   that  free space and free admission to    exhibitors would be features of     many  inducements offered to tnoso attending  the exhibition nest   month.  Arthur Hooker, secretary of the In  ternational Irrigation Associations  Oregon, gave a resume of the history  of the organization since its begin-  ning in 1916, and extended a cordial  invitation for all delegates to visit  the next convention at Calgary on  on Oct. 5th to Oth  Mr. J.H, McCoy who was announced ns president of the Aquatic Association invited the delegates *to tho  regatta on Tuesday afternoon,  The business of the morning session  session on Monday was concluded by  thc appointment of a committee on  credentials composed of the following  members: Messrs Iv Foley Bennett,  chairman, W. .1. Lloyd, l.ethbridge;  H. Pegler, Dassano. A committee was  also appointed on resolutions, com'  prising Messrs. Wm. 1'earce, Calgary;  Dr. C. W. Dickson, Kelowna; Walter  Muck vale, Medicine Hat; .1. ('. Dq-  frcsne, Penticton; and Mr. A. Chamberlain, Kamloops. ���*  '     MONDAY AFTERNOON  Monday alternoon's session provided  a genuine treat in the form of lectures by Mr, 8. C. Porter of the Department of the Interior at Calgary,  who spoke on tho practice and operation of irrigation works. Mr. Porter  gave an interesting illustration of the  tremendous waste of water in Irriga*  tion- It was common ho stated for  only about 28 per cent of thc water  taken in at the head gate of the system to be utilized in actually nourishing plant life. Of tho balance about  28 per cent was lost in evaporation*  run off and percolation, 19 per cent in  laterals, and 25 per cent loss in the  main canal.  Comparing the advantage of irrigating grain crops, Mr Porter Hlnslrat  cd with diagrams how crops planted  at the same time, but irrigated at  different periods, developed. It was  highly important that when the growing 1081011 was short to nrgo along  the growth with all expedition.  Mr. William Young, provincial comp-  nioipalities in unorganized districts.  by the property owners getting to  pet her and bonding their land, on  whioh they raised money by debenture  issues.  Mr. L. 0. Armstrong, publicity lecturer for the C.P.R. concluded the ef-  tenvoon session with a most entertaining talk in which he spoke of his  efforts on behalf of the C.P.R, colonization department, during lecture  tours in the United States, and emphasized the growing realization that  the "back to the land movement" was  tho only solution for the cost of living problems, and the only hope for  the future prosperity of the cities,  which were naturally dependent upon  the supporting countries behind them  for wealth that was created by labor,  not the unearned increment of a mere  real estate transaction. Mr. Armstrong's account of his battles with  real estate men were most entertaining, and his descriptive narratvc of  the country nnd conditions in othej  parts were much appreciated.  CITIES DEPENDENT ITON* THE  FARMER  Dr. (1. J. Rutherford, superintendent  of agriculture and animal husbandry  for the O.P.R. spoke to the largest  crowd of the convention on the evening af Monday, taking as his subject  ''The inter dependence of farm and  oity."  Mr. Rutherford's forceful handling of  the subject, and fearless dealing with  moneyed real estate interests, to which  he attributes the present fin uu-i.d  tightness, was typical of his chapter-  istic straightforwardness.  The main points touched upp*>) by  Mr. Rutherford were the facts that the  city being but tho product of the  labors of farmers, was dependent upon  tho farm for support, in a far greater  for tho benefit ol the *owu n> creating a more prosperous condition of  affairs. Within the last year the 0.  P.R., have placed witn tanners ovor  6000 head of cows and hei'srs. mv. a  large number of hogs, those lo tWsc  settling on the company's land. Sold  on easy terms of oredit the settlers  wore thoroughly appreciative of thf  efforts made in their behalf, and as  a consequence were arriving at a V. *���,  tor state of happiness and comfort.  Xot only financial assistance but  the breaking down of the barrier po-  ciatly which exists betwetn the city  and country dwellers was .** matter  emphasized by Dr. Rutherford. Co op  oration was the keynote of the situation, as the city owed its prosperity  to the farm it was up to it to give  the products of the farm the benefit  of its markets. Germany's interior development had been attained by a perfection of husbandry, and the harmonizing of marketing*| and producing machinery. The Danes had made their  country one of the richest in the  world by this method of self help,  and the prosperous condition of that  country today.  In concluding, with a quotation, Dr.  Rutherford reiterated the famous line  from Ciullivers travels, that the man  who made two blades of grass or two  ears of coi n grow whore < ne was  before, would accomplish more good  for man than nil the politicians in  the world put together.  Frank Adams in charge of the investigations now being promoted at  tho University       of        California  gave an illustrated lecture on  Monday night on Orchard Irrigation methods in California- In  this regard Mr. Adams displayed a  iatniliarjty with the practical prablems  confronting those who seek to fertilize  *****  :- p  THURSDAY, AUGUST 20, 1914  land and water, and while it is    im-  degree than the farmer ^as^ntat JT1* to   pri"l( hi" **+   *�� "^  Farmers    had mado lh"* IU�� ���mP1��^�����9- B is however  upon the    city    necessary, railways and banks, gr?at  industrial, financial and commercial  .enterprises, which were now doprirfent  upon the farms. The cessation of this  meant the withdrawal of the props  which supported metropolitan centres,  and the fictitious nature of th> life  which Canadians had been foil..wing  in pursuing the real estate bubble, was  just bc'ng brought homo to them by  the war, and tho consequent hard  times.  ��� There was too much tendency to  belittle the farmer. Farming was tho  greatest profession in the world. Can-  of the utmost value to horticulturists,  and will be incorporated' in the report  of the Irrigation Convention. which  will be out in about two months. In  tho meantime growers cao secure typewritten copies through the office of  the Kclowna Record. Other speeches  may be obtafnad in a similar way.  ada had    wasted to a great     extant i'��rmBr'8 b��yfl  her agricultural enterprises. She    had  been termed ths, granary of the     empire, but if    one stopped to consider,  it would be found that sho was a very )  heavy  importer.       What  was the use  of boasting of agricultural entej>iiaos ,  for 1  EDUCATING THE FARMER'S  CHILDREN  Professor W. J, Elliott of the Alberta Experimental Farm Ht 0\da,  gave a very instructive discussion on  the Alberta system of educating the  and girls. This ad-  dross was delivered on Tuesday moin>  iog at a session, when the record attendance for the convention was registered, a record which also breaks all  records for former conventions. One  hundred and seventy delegatos  in .'II  when the minister of agrioulture    for,*0"5 ^gIS er   "     41 ....  ,, ,    ,      .   ...   .       '     ..   I     Professor    K hott     emphasized      lho  the province,   had   admitted    ot    the r  ... .    .        ...   *,������.,,      ���ii;       ' necessity of educating those who tilled  platform today,  that twenty millions * ���  i j 11 .    ..tmiA   *k- ��-*. i the soil to be proficient  in their pro  of dollars were spent outside tho pro- i ,    .        . r v ,,        !  i    . t �����.;���� *��.-* ����..i.    fession.   It   was n   remarkable      th r  vince last year for supplies that couli. ���,.,..  l j i n<     ���i    ;.     >iw   that  while  in   times past,   apprentices  be grown and manufactured    in    tbt i r*  ���    ..      .. *     . .   ,    ,  in all other lines of employment, had  province. ' , J    . . T..*        '  "I have    seen    the    Alberta Cain .*? underK��    lra,nm8'    that the farm  gambler" said the speaker buyin? his   *W ^ very meagre instruction.     It  supplies that he should bo raising   on j ����> ���"��� f��undn, Alberta that about  hfs    farm.  Helling    his beef caUle    ,t   S'�� pr cenK, of the   Kps. at the    Al-  three or four cents a pound and buy ."��*��� puW* schools, left school  ing it back at Hfteen <ents.   Do    yoil  '��re   graduating,   and   of those  call that farming?    Perhaps not, but   �������;���'��* 0niv thre0 W ��* ��J*   ��  wo must not emile or    criticise until , "Jg^  **   government of Alberta  u   ' provided    absolutely    free instruction,  ^ . 'fitting the boy to do all classes     of  work that he would bo called to    do  upon    a    farm.     Results now   beitv*  made manifest  insured future generations of soientilic farmers.  many of tbe delegates participating in  the events, which were open to all.  Hon. W. E. Scott, deputy minister of  agriculture, by winning second in tho  plunge, and getting into the finals in  the tilting with Mr. Charles Sorby of  Summerland, distinguished himself.  Don H. Dark, in charge of the U. S.  government investigations at Boise,  Idaho, spoke on the subject of, 'The  problem which confronts the irrigator  at the session on Wednesday afternoon. The problem, he stated was  divided into three parts, the first being care io selection of land, second,  financing over the lean years between  planting and production, and thirdly,  the marketing of the produce,  Mr. Dark also reviewed the importance of taking local climatic and  crop maturing conditions into consideration in planting any particular variety of fruit or other produce. Depth  of soils, government* assistance, and  co-operative marketing were other subjects taken up by Mr. Bark in his  efficient discourse.  C. B, Whistler, thc last Bpeaker of  the convention, who is the managing  editor of the Pacific Fruit and Produce Distributor, Portland, Oregon.  spoke on Apple Growing, care nnd culture of apples and other fruits, all  the contributory subjects from blossoming to marketing time, being included by the speaker, who is considered one of the most practical men in  nil departments of tho fruit business,  in Oregon.  The evils of dealing through who'o-  salers and jobbers wns a phase of  marketing organizations, nnd individuals in some places.to be unrepresented in the places to which they were  shipping their fruit. This allowed the  consign e to report that shipments  had arrived in-poor condition. As a  consequence the producer was done  out of a considerable sum of money.  These cases were traced tn their source  by representatives of the shipping concern* in the western States, and it  has been fotnd that the charges o'  bad condition, laid by c-nsigm.es had  been found in nine eases out of ten to  be absolutely groundless.  The success of co-operative organizations he declared was entirely duo to  lho management, but an these organ  ization* existed for thc purpose of  eliminating all obstacles existing between consumer and producer, it was  toward that end that all co-operative  organizations shouM work.  Previous to an automobile tour of  thc benches, Mr. Philip H. Kraut, the  chairman of thc Municipal Irrigation  Committeo gave ' a description of the  system for the benefit of The delegates.  The follow'n^ gentlemen were elected  officers of the association for the ensuing year: Hon. W. J. Roche, Minister Interior for Dominion; Hon. Minister of Agriculture for the Province oi  Alberta, President; Dr. C. W. Dickson,  Kelowna, First Vice-president; Second  Vice-president, WilMam Pearce, Calgary; Euwutivo, R. C,  hers-  In. the best society th<  luncheon goodies usee  are the kinds we sell]  That means that when you wish  to give your family or friends a  treat you show wisdom in choosing from our extensive stock. Our luncheon  goodies add to your reputation as a hostess and  give increased delight to your family. A selec-  of all the best and most delicious is carried. You  can pick delicacies here to please all tastes.  Big Cash Special for Saturday  Pickles, sweet, sour, &c, &c, Reg. 40c and 45c  Saturday, 30c bottle  THESTQREOFPi  F. Tl. l'cters, Calgary; -W. Huckvale,  Modicino Hat; W. II. Fairfield, i,eth-  brialge; .lames Johnson, Nelson; William Young, Viotoria; J. C.Dufresnaa,  I Viatica on; A. Chamberlain, Kamloops.  Ilnssano, Alberta, was decided upon  as the next meeting place of the]  association, for the annual con"f-n-  (ion, and delegates from Kamloops  gave notioe that they would go after  the convention in 1916, while Moose-  Pegler, Rassiin,, -Taw Wants tho 1917 convention.  The Board ol Trade tendered  gates a splendid banquet at the  Incola on Wednesday night, the el  not breaking up until the early ha|  of Thursday morning.  One of the features of the ."visit ]  the delegates  was a trip to the  nel on the east'side of the lake on|  recently completed section of ihe  R.     In this the delegates were  guests ot Mr. J. J. Warren, prejlj  ol the road, special observation  being provided for the occasion.  we analyze our own conditions.  Smith was right when Jic said  the larmer onjoys on, 'advantage over a  all ol us, because    ho raises     every- .  thing or almost everything ho mods.  We in a city have to find the money  to pay lor it.   Let us look at     our  own state.  "In D. ('���" continued Dr. Ruthe.-lord  you import mutton Irom Australia,  butter Irom New Zealand, corned best  Irom South America, eggs from China.  This in spite ol the opportit.ities  you havo to become exporters in ttsad  of importers.  Thousands of acres of land on ths  prairies yearly gra,w up in tri.i nn.1  it dios again without being rut. ' i.n  ads had two million shmp last year.  Ths United States had fifty two millions. In that Kttle island ol Cecal  Britain wore thirty-lour millions. Australia had ten millions. Last year and  this year wo are importing. Will It  go on? East and weal in Canadi it  tho samo.  Tire speaker called attention to the  tact that lor the past ten years or  more the western" provinces had beon  concerned wilh building up great urban communities wilh tho gsaaist no.1  of tho real estate mon. Money had  been borrowed until the country was  burdened with debt, and with it had  come the slighting ol the farjnjaY*-*n-  Icrests, that were the only safe )*imrd  for the country. The sooner ths  towns and country awakened to this  fact the better. It was a matter fat  every oity counoil and board ol trade  to take up. .  North Rnttleford,    laethbridge    and     -Konora woro towns that had re llssd  troller of water rights rend <a papsrj the danger whloh the situation 'icld,  on Water Administration in British according to the speaker and amingo-  Columbia, which explained thoroughly ments had been made with a lending  the operation ot this department and, bank to sell livS stock to the farmers  (he workings of the new Publio Sot- in tho district on easy serins ot pay-  vice Bill for the forming ot water ma- meat. This    co-operation had rcsstsd  H. It. (irunsky, in explainr'ng tin?  leatures of the B. 0, Water Act, whioh  was the subject of an interesting address during the samo session, pointed  out the comparative ignoranoo which  prevailed respecting tho aot,  C. I.. Smith, the orator ol Monday,  who created such an impression, wua  recalled to give a number ol deln  gates and growers, who had not In*  privilege ol attending previously, the  benefit of his practical philosophy and  ideas whioh time and experienoe had  proven to be productive of results. Mr  Smith, appeared to be tho most popai  lar speaker of tho convention, vicing  in this respect (or firat honors with  Dr. .1. (i. Rutherford of the C.l'.K..  I.ivn Sta-clt. and Agricultural Department at Calgary.  At the evening session on Tuesday  Mr. CI. N. Houston, ol the Departmont  ol the Interior Irrigation Branch, t.'nl-  gary spoke eloquently on the storage  ol water (or irrigation, a). W. Kast  haul, Iirovincial pathologist, earlier In  the day gave an interesting paper on  the moistire condition* in relation to  plnnt diseases. This piper whieh kas  a direct bearing ii|>on the fire blight  situation, which has proved a scourge  to the apple growers ���f the interior ol  British Columbia, was very much np  predated by the local delegates.  Mr. William Young, Comptroller nt  provincial water rignts, gave an ad  dress on the administration ol water  rights.  ^DKIaECaATKS ATT1CSD RKOATTA  At ths regatta given by the Pentioton Aquatlo association in honor    gl  the delegates on Tuesday' afternoon, a  splendid entertainment   was provided,  )   -  Buyers to Share in Profits  Lower Prices on Ford Cars  Effective from August 1,1914, to August I, 1915,snd guaranteed  against any reduction during that time.  Touring Car . . . $690  Runabout . . . . 540  Town Car   ....    840  F.o.b. Ford, Ontario, in the Dominion of Canada only  FURTHER we will be able to obtain the maximum efficiency  in our factory production, and the minimum cost in our purchasing and sales departments IF we can reach an output of  30,000 cars between the above dates.  AND should we reach this production we agree to pay, as  the buyer's share, from $40 to $60 per car (on or about August  I, 1915) to every retail buyer who purchases a new Ford car  between August 1, 1914, and August I, 1915.  For further particulars regarding these low prices and profit-  sharing plan, see the nearest Ford Branch or Dealer.  Ford Motor Company of Canada. Limited  Ford, Ontario  a_ll s  THUBSDAT. ADGaiST ��, HI,  KELOWHA RECORD  riaanaas  Agents for  McCormick and Deering  Rakes  Mowers &  lay  Tedd-  ers  AU the different sizes in stock  Feed  Baled Hay  Poultry Supplies  * m   :  W. R. GLENN & SON  Dealer, in  Farm and Orchard Implements  Pendozi street & Lawrence Avenue   -   KELOWNA  PHONE 150  42  Moth Proof Cedar Chiffoniers  Size, 4-ft. wide, 5 drawers, $7.75  .  *��� 38-ins. ���  3      ���      $6.00  These goods were purchased at 50c on the dollar and are sold  at half price  202  Discount on Baby   Carriages, Go-Carts,  Grass Chairs, Upholstered Goods, Musical Instruments, &c.  Restmore Felt Mattresses  $7.50  Guaranteed for 10 years, full size, reduced (rom $10  Kelowna Furniture Co.  Rough and Dressed Lumber.  Shingles, Siding, Doors, Windows,  Mouldings, Etc  Kelowna Saw-Mill Company. limited  We Have Funds to Invest  on First Mortgages  HEWETSON and MANTLE, Ltd.  Public Meeting to  Discuss Creamery  Chief Provincial Dairy Instructor  Addresses Meeting  The publio meeting oalled fay the Kelowna Farmers' Institute for the purpose ol discussing the proposal to establish a creamery lor the distriot  was helh last Friday afternoon, when  Mr. H. Rive, the . chief dairy instructor under the pravincial government  came down at the request of'the directors to deliver an    address.  There was an audienoe of about ISO  present when the meeting opened. Mr,  M. Hereron as president of the Institute occupying the chair. Mr. Herer >n  informed the meeting that he aad re  oeived letters from Mr. J. V. Terry,  provincial poultry instructor and from  Mr. Hayward, manager of the Cow-  ichan creamery, regretting their inability to be present.  Mr. Rive in his remarks enumerst-  ed first some of the different points  whioh would have to be taken into  consideration before embarking upon,  the project of a local creamery. First  it had to be ascertained if the oountry was able to grow fodder for dairy  cattle in sufficient quantities and at  a profitable rate. Secondly, waB there  sufficient demand for the produots of  such an institution? Third, were  the returns from butter and creamery'  products quick and sufficient to enable  it to be run at a profit? Fourth,  would it bo beneficial to the land in  the distriot to develop the dairy industry. If these questions oould be  answered satisfactorily, said Mr. Rive  then by all means go ahead with the  scheme.  He gave some interesting figures as  to the carefully ascertained average  cost ol feeding dairy oattle, and ad.  vocated before everything the keeping  of good oows. This oould only be  done by keeping records' of milk production and weeding out those animals  whioh failed to give adequate return  for their keep. Realizing the importance of record keeping he continued,  the government had undertaken to issue free reoord cards to any farmer  who would use them.  Coming to the cost of a creamery,  Mr. Rive said that a building large  enough for the purpose could be erected Ior 81200 to 12600. The equipment  necessary for a "oolleoting creamery"  i.e., one which reoeived the already  separated cream from the farmers,  would cost anything from 81600 to  82500. The extra equipment necessary  to add separating appliances would  be from 870O to 11000.  To undertake such a creamery, he  sard a capital of about 15000 would  be required, with 83000 additional for  running expenses.  The running expenses neednot be  very great. A good export jutter-  maker could be got for about ,'90 per  month and there would need to be a  manager .and a secretary.  A question was asked as 'o what  was the minimum number ot cows  with, whioh a creamery oould be run,  and what was the radius over which a  creamery could profitably operate.  Mr. Rive said that the number ol  cowb necessary depended altogether upon their quality as milk nnd bu.ter  fat producers. With herds of first-  class milkers as low _ as 250 land  would suffice, but taking the average  good cow, something like four to  five hundred would be required. The  radius of operation also depended  largely upon conditions. The further  away a farmer was from the creamery  the more cream Vould he have to produce in order to make the hauling ol  it worth while. For practical purposes however, it might be safe to  take ten to fifteen miles as a field  of operation.  In discussing lho financing of ths  proposition an interesting point was  rais?d by Dr. W. W. .Tones, who saM  there might be some difficulty In {retting the government to give any grant  or subsidy owing to its avowed policy  of not supporting more than ons undertaking of the same kind in a district. He pointed out that the charter ol the Kelowna Growers' Exchange  which institution was supported by  government funds, inducted the power  to establish a creamery in connection  with its business.  In that oase said Mr. Rive it would  be neosssary either to get the Growers  Exchange to tako up the project  themselves or ta have all roferonoo to  a oreamery erased from their charter.  Mr. W. D. Brent, manager ol the  Growers' Exchange, who was present  at the meeting, said he believed that  it it could be flown that a creamery  was for the good of the district there  was no reason why the Growers' Exchange should not take It up, and hs  thought they would be quite willing  There' would bo Indeed many advantages about handling a creamery in  connection with their other business,  as the same offioe staff would do, thus  offeotrng a considerable saving ,1a running expenses.   If doslred tho two busi  nesses could be kept entirely separate  as regards capital and bookkeeping,  fend still use the same offioe staff.  Several of the local meronants wer.  at the meeting and expressed themselves as heartily in favor ol a looal'  oreamery, and willing to handle a  good local product any time in preference to imported butter.  Mr. A. Patterson described a similar  undertaking with which he was. familiar back east where the farmers th?m-  selves had got together and put up  the money themselves for a oreamery  on an even smaller scale than was proposed, here, and the success they had  met with had made them thankful  ever since that they had taken the  step.  After the publio meeting the directors ol the Farmers' Institute met together and decided at once to thoroughly canvass tho distriot and accumulate accurate information as to  |he number of cows, and the amount  of cream which would be available for  a oreamery.  Mr. Rive left with the Institute sets  of plans and specifications of various  types of buildings and equipment  which had been prepared at Ottawa,  and these oan be seen by applying.to  the secretary, Mr. B. G. Meyrick. H'  also promised every assistance to the  undertaking, and was prepared to pay  a personal visit at any time if necessary.-  SS  DEVILISH ENGINES OF MODiUN  WARFARE  An unusual and significant activity  in the fashioning of new devices for  naval war which may surprise H. G.  ells, and would stagger Jules Verne  could he return to life is disclosed on  almost every page of the Naval, Annual for 1914, just published. Of all  the new weapons desoribed none is  more devilish than the Leon torpedo  mine, whioh is being manufactured by  a British firm. This engine is so constructed that it can'be s-t to hovei  between any depths below the surface  fiat may be desired. When placed in  the water it has a slight negative  buoyancy and sinks until automatically a propeller is brought into action  which drives il upward again. It can  bo used in the open sea by any type  of ship, or in the case of tidal harbors it could be released by a vessel  outside so as to make its way with  the tide into the anchorage, and. perhaps destroy shipping there. A touch  on the deadly steel "whiskers" which  project from its upper surface and the  enemy ' would be sent to the bottom  as wore tiie Ilatsuse and the Petropav-  losk in the Russo-Japanese war.  Oven is a wonderful baker. That's because  the heat flues completely encircle it.  FFOaiyfe  *ilnnd<* 8atulies the most exacting  M\jUlymm cook on every point.'Let the  McGlary dealer demonstrate the fact.       ���  On Sale at the Mormon-Thompson Hardware Co., Ltd.  _ fur    "WIGWAM" TEA ROOMS  (Three doora north of Bank of Montreal)  English Cooking. Tasty, daintily-served meals at moderate rate.  AFTERNOON TEA  15 cent*  Orders taken for Crumpets, Home-made Cakes, &c.  BREAKFASTS LIGHT LUNCHES DINNERS  WE HAVE ON HAND A SPLENDID STOCK OF  Brick, Hollow Brick, Building Blocks,  Agricultural Drain Tile  IN VARIOUS SIZES  SAND FOR SALE  THE CLEMENT - RIGGS, Limited  PHONE   .   104  Canada loses at least fifty million  dollars a year by damage to crops  alone from insect pests, according to a  statement in the- Agricultural Gazette  published by the Department of agriculture. The protection of insectivorous birds, therefore, is strongly urged.  Investigatian has shown that fully 66  per cent of tho total food   of   wood-  ;kers, 96 per cent of that of fly  catchers and 95 per oent of the yearly  food of wr?ns is insects. Another reason given for protecting the birds is  the faot that many of them consume  the Beads of weeds.  ENO'S  '."FRUIT SALT"  is an efficient  sneans of prevention ia fever  condition* It is  I NOT a cure for  1 FEVER, but by  keeping the liver  , it prarats Ua.  ssStiVSK  Oafar a bottU ,TO-DAY (wa  -    rsurdaalar.  Praaarttanlyty  JrC.ENO.ls4, "Fran torn*  ���imrm, LONDON, laattW.  Assart, far Canada i  NaraUF.aifcU.AC*.. Umtmt  MMsCaslft. TOKONTO  P.O. Box 12  There is but one virtue���the eternal  sacrifice of self.���Geo. Sand.  E. 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Hughes Electric Ranges  The Hughes Electric Range, Mr. Master-oi-the-House, not only  laves hours of work each day���not only brings a cool, clean,~san-  itary kitchen, but adds the perfecting touch to cooking.  The heat is uniform���always the same so it cooks evenly and  thoroughly, It really roasts and broils meats where other ovens  bake. The live, red heat by direct contact sears the surface and  retains the flavor. .     ,,  Remember that a Hughes Range preserves health and beauty.  The food, are heated���not the kitchen and the cook. The fire is  absolutely soil-less.  And the kitchen is as cool and pleasant as  I (Sine into our office and see this range. We will give you  facta that will astound you.  James & Trenwith  THE ELECTRIC SHOP  BERNARD AVENUE KELOWNA. B.C  Wood! DZ  Pine and Fir, 16-in.  Guaranteed drv wood ready (or burning  CASH PRICES  One to four ricks...$2.75 rick    Five or over....$2.50 rick  Delivered anywhere in town TELEPHONE 183  Maclaren & Co.  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TORONTO, ONT.  rSjicmtmuj) mgmrml m tkt mmno'actm. c/Ptrfiaum and Ttttt Rtsmmua)  Modem Expletives  THURSDAY, AUGUST 90, 19U  ���'ii. i  i    i ii i ii wmmmmmma  For many centuries the only,powerful explosive known and. used for war-  ��� like purposes was gunpowder, a mixture ol sulphur, carbon and saltpetre  With its aid, Constantinople defended  itself for very many years' against ill  enemies, and the conquest of South  western Europe by the Arabs in 711,  waB no doubt in part due to their  employment of this 'moans of offence  and defence. At the outset gunpowder  was known as Greek fire, and was  merely used to throw at the enomy  like a modern hand grenade, but it  wns made almost exactly aa it is to  day.  A most interesting fact is that its  composition was kept a close secret  by the Turks for from five to six hun  Bred years; but for this tho course  of history might have been very differ  ent.  But this primitive pyrotechnic was a  feeble weapon compared'with it* mod'  Hern descendants, the high explosives.  It was not until 1845 that gunpowder  met its first serious rival in gunoot-  ton, or nitro-oellulose, a substance  which soon came into general uuc)  and has remained a constituent of Iho  majority of smokeless powders ever  since. When gunpowder ia oxpl vied it  produces a number of solid ajrodueta  which are seen as smoke, but guncot-  ton affords only colorless gases .whioh  are. invisible. Cellulose is the organic  matter which forms the basis of tall  vegetable products and of all substances made from them (wood, oot-  ton, silk, paper, etc.) a  To convert them into explosives thoy  are treated with a mixture of nitrio  and sulphuric acids, technically known  as "nitro-abid." The process is simple, but, nevertheless, extraordinary  care has to be taken, otherwise the  finished product- becomes a greater  source of danger to those who use it  than to those against whom its   use  intended! The terrible disaster which  befel tho French navy in 1911 will ba  in the memory    of all.    One of    her  proudest and mightiest engines ol war  tho battleship La Liberte, was     completely wrecked with the lose ol  many  hindred^ lives, owing to the spontane-  I nus explosion of some nitro-celjilose.  I    So much attention has now     been  H.'voted to  the  manufacture of    this  I high explosive that not only can   its  \ serviceable qualities    bs relied    upon  ���Her    twelve to fifteen years' storage  but deteriorated material oan be worked up again, and made as good     as  now at a very small cost.   Guncotton  and allied substances are prepared for  service in various shapes and forms-  tubes, cords, tablets, discs, and rods-  each form exerting its own particular  influence upon the rate of combustion  of tho explosive.  Very soon afte-r tho advent of gun-  otton, nitroglycerins and dynamite  made their appearance. The former i*  made by treating ordinary glycerine, ai  by-product of soap manufacture, with;  "nitro-acid" and aB it is a liquid.  nd therefore not well suited for an  a Niplosive, it is mixed with a fine san-  dy material, ''infusorial earth" (the:  remains of misoroscopic organisms).,  nnd in this way dynamite comes into  being.  One of the most powerful of all high  explosives is made by saturating gun-  cotton with nitroglycerine. It is  known as blasting gelatin and, like dynamite, is ohiefly used for peaceful, industrial purposes, suoh as mining an 1  tunnel driving.  A strong impulse to tho discovery ol'  explosives more powerful than gunpowder was afforded by the theoretical conclusion thnt better results  vould be obtained by using projectiles,  of smaller diameter ifthcy could bsi  propelled with greater velqoity. Accordingly, we find melinite discovered  by the French, lyddite by the English  nnd shimose by the Japanese. But alii  tlaeso explosives are essentially the  rame, consisting of picric ac'd, a red:  i olid made from carbolic acid, the disinfectant.  The most up-to-date explosive for  warlike purposes is trinitrotonol,  which has very rapidly come into  general use. This material (whosa  name might be mistaken for that of  Welsh village) is asm known in different countries as trotyl, tolite, trllite,  trinol, tritonn, tritol and also mora  'amiliarly as TNT. It has many ad-  V .rat agon over its predecessors. It is  perfectly stable, does not absorb water, and hence is squally effective under  or above water. It is not sensitive to  blow, shock or fire, and is far more  powerful in its effects. At the present  lime, guncotton, lyddite, and TNT are  all used for filling shells, and are tech  nically known as "bursters."  The "burster" is placed in the cm-  . I rnl portion of tho shell nnd in order  that St may withstand lhe shock af  Impact on armorplatc. Tho outer casing of the shell is very thick and  made of specially hardened sled, al  'oyed with one or other ol the metal*  t'ickel, chromium or vanadium. At  the base is the complex meehanii  called the "hue" the function of which  Panama Canal  Opened Saturday  The opening of the Panama Oanal  took place last Saturday. The festivities, however, were but local, and suggested little of the international significance of the event. With the official  Panama oelobration set for next  spring, even tho United States was.  not officially represented', except by-  the men who have long been in the  zone.  Tho steamship Ancon, owned by the  United St��tes war department, and  leased to the Panama Railroad for  service in the Now York-Colon trade,'  wns chosen aB the first big boat to.  bo put through, signalizing the opening of the canal to ships up to 10,000  tons register.  With the passage through of the  Ancon, the groat waterway beoomes  "free and open to the vessels of oom-  iiiiw and ol war of all nations on'  terms of entire equality." In aoooroV  anca, with the provisions of the Hav-  l'nuncelote Treaty.  Vessels drawing not more than 30  feet of wator may now make the  passage. It would be possible to put  the big American Dreadnaughts  through at any time  NO GOODS CAN BE BECISIVE1)  FROM AUSTRIA OR GERMANY  A proclamation haB been issued by  ho Dominion department of customs  warning persons against receiving any  goods from Austria or Germany and  exchange customs officors aro told to  hold all goods whioh left either nf  these countries on or after August 5,  the day after the declaration of war.  The proclamation warns all persons  carrying on business in Canada not to  supply or obtain from Germany or  Austria any goods or merchandise, or  to supply or obtain from any porson  resident or carrying on business in  these countries any merchandise, for  or by way of transmission to or from  the said countries, nor to trade in or  oarry any goods or wares destined lor  or coming from Germany or Austria  It is pointed out that the dances  of any goods arriving or luring despatched to hostile countries are very  remote, in view of the announcement  that all German and Austrian overseas commerce has been stopped.  HUNTER KILLED HIS FRIEND  Emerson R. White, 25 years 'old, a  prominent young man of Jamestowu,  shot and instantly killed his Iriotel  Charles Haight, while the two men  ware hunting north of that city.  Following the shooting, White I ui-  ied the body of his victim at Use roots  of an overturned tree, concealed the  weapons and returned noms. He could  not Bleep on Saturday night aad  Sundav morning he told his wife oi  the tragedy. Together they went to  Height's home and informed Mrs.  Haight, who had been distracted st  tne failure of her husband to return  home. Then White went to the office  of the chief of police and gave himself  up. He told a comprehensive story  of the killing.  The two men and their [families  have been close friends for many  years. According 'to White, tho  friendship still existed when the two  started, on the hunting trip.  is to ignite the "burster". As the  effect of a penetrating shell is greater  than one which explodes on mere  contact, its point is surrounded with  a soft steel cap whioh supports and  guides the hard point underneath, and  so enables it to "bite" and penetrate  the armor plate.  Not only eve high explosives used in  the construction of shells; thsy ara  equally neosssary for torpedoes and  mines. The submarine mine ia simply  a charge of high explosive suitably  encased ao that it either floats on or  just below the surfaee. One type c��  plodes on contact with a rigid niov  ing body, like a ship; the other ens  be exploded by an electrical oommuni  cation from a distance.  All explosions are due to the sudden  liberation of an enormous volume of  gas, which, being intensely heated, ox  panda with terrific force. Tho material  of the explosive undergoes a very  rapid combustion, and at tbe same  time, owing to the disturbance pro  dueed in the air, an air-wave Is propagated which frequently travels and  effects destruction at a considerable dir  tanoe from the some ot the explosion  The progress from gunpowder to gun-  cotton Ib well Illustrated by their  rates ol burning. One pound of tha  former rarniires about a twohundrodth  part of a second for Its combustion,  whilst, the same weight of the latter  "goes oft" in a one-hundred-thousanth  part of a second���i.e., five hundred  times more quickly.-G. B. Milton, in  wonders of lend and Sea.  WAR NEWS  Subscribe Now to  The Vancouver  Daily Province  and receive the latest, most complete and most  reliable reports published in British Columbia  Rates: $3.00 Per Year; 25c Per Month  Daily Province - Vancouver. B.C.  P. BURNS & Co., Ltd.  Wholesale and Retail  MEAT MERCHANTS  Fresh Meat Daily  Full supply of Hams and Bacon  Fresh Fish in season  W. LUDLOW, Manager  KELOWNA, B.C.  Phone 135  Milk From Healthy Cows  Our cows have all been tested during the past week by  Dr. Ilsley, government veterinary inspector, and have  been certified FREE FROM BOVINE TUBERCULOSIS  THE A. L. L DAIRY A. Lance '-   Prop.  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THURSDAY, AUGUST 20, 19H  KgLOWNA  RECORD  It is Hot  But you will forget that it is  hot if you come to our parlor  for a Pure Ice Cream Soda,  Sundae or dish of Ice Cream  C Our Parlor ia cool and  restful; our Ice Cream  ia delicious and absolutely pure���and you  will think so, too, after  you have tried it  Try our  Horlicks Malted Milk  with or Without egg,  and properly mixed  with our new "Cyclone  Misei." Itssimply great  And don't forget���For the best go to  Alsgard's  PHONE 110  &eoer$^aeca��f3fe^^  Gleanings of War News  KELOWNA-WEST BANK  STEAM FERRY  BSIaBBBBEBBaaSSBB  Lewes Kelowna 9 a.m., 3.30 p.i  Leaves Westbaok 9.30 a.m., 4 p.a  Extra Service on  Wednesdays & Saturdays  Leave* Kelowna 11 a.m.  Leaves Westbaok 11.30 a.m.  G. H. E. HUDSON  Landscape and  Portrait  Photographer  Largest Studios la ths Interior  Portraits by appointment  Pendoii Street,   ���   Kelowaa  CONCRETE  WORK  I have a complete plsnt cf power  mixers and all appliances for concrete  construction of every kind, and are  devoting all my attention to this work,  ia whieh 1 have had many years'  experience.  All Kinds of Cement Work,  Concrete Buildings,  Foundations and Sidewalks.  Excavating Contracts  H. WITTER  OFFICE: RESIDENCE a  CWmerat St Ram' office,  Rarour Block    1   PHONE 104 'PHONE 4304  WoclaakrA..  Riclater Street  J. M. CROFT  Bootmaker.  All binds of Repairs  BERNARD AVENUE,  KELOWNA.  Phone 3302 Box 493  Ward & BaUock  CONTRACTORS  Brickwork and Masonry  J. A. BIGGER  BUILDER. AND CONTRACTOR  Estimate. Furniahed for all classes  of work  Italy .has defied Austria and refuses  her permission to transport four Dorps  (160,000) men of Austra-Hungarian  troops through Italian territory    to  the French frontier.  ...  The big new Austrian Lloyd liner  Marienbad was captured Saturday by  a British warship near Alexandria,  Egypt, while on the voyage from Bom'  bay to Trieste.  .   .   . ���  Sir Adam Deck, who has one of the  finest hunting stables in England has  presented his eleven prize, horses to  the war offioe. The gift is deeply appreciated as coming from a Canadian  who Is of German origin.  . '.  .  A Belgian sergeant who escaped1 from  Liege asserts that there is much de-  moralizatian among the German  troops there, A German officer and  eight soldiers committed suicide by  throwing themselves into the River  Meuse.  ...  ; The Central News Correspondent at  Brussels, who has returned from the  front, estimates that the German losses in killed throughout the fighting  against     Belgians up to the end  ol  last week amount to fifteen thousand.  ...  News from ofnoial sources continues  to indicate that the French and Belgian artillery is proving 'superior to  the German, and also that the German infantrymen do not determinedly  face the bayonet.  a   a   a  A proclamation has been issued by  the king offering to pardon all dose, t-  era and reservists who have so far  failed to report for duty if they will  do so before September 4th.  ...  President Wilson haB formally disapproved of the plans of American  bankers floating loans in the United  ' States for the benefit of beligerent  countries of Europe, but expressed no  objection to loans made to neutral  countries.  ...  A general effort is being made    by  the United States to have the powers  1 of Europe observe the neutrality     of  all passenger vessels, whether belong-  I ing to belligerent countries    or   not,  ! which ere engaged solely in the. transportation of home-coming Americans.  ...  A despatch from'Brussels to Ex-  'change Telegraph Company says the  death of Gensrel Yon Emmich, ths  German commander at liege, is oon-  ; firmed. He is to be succeeded by  General Von Der Marwits. General  Von Emmich was 66 years of age,  He was a Lieutenant in the    Franco-  l'rusuian war. **  ~- . . .  The Hamburg-Amerioan line has issued a statement saying that it had  | nder    consideration   offers  to   pur-  I chase some of its steamships in Ameri-  ' can waters valued at {90,006,000. The  j fleet embraces the Vaterland, the great  est ship in the world.   II sold,     ths  vessel would fly the American flag.  I ...  The German steamer President,  ' whieh left Havana some time ago,  proceeding toward the east, returned  ' Saturday and reported that she was  as far as Point Maysi, on ths eastern  extremity of Cuba, and waa then  chased by a British cruiser aod compelled to return.  ...  The C.P.R. liner, Empress of India,  Captain Hailey, arrived at Vanoouver  thia week, thus disproving rumors ol  hor capture by German cruisers. Shs  bad a smooth and uneventful passage  and did not sight any "mysterious  warships or smoke on the horison,"  thus spoiling several good stories.   '���O .    ��� ���  EUROPE'S BATTLEGROUND  Belgidm is not as large as Vanoouver Island, being less than two-thirds  its size. Belgium contains 11,37ft  square miles while there are 16,937  square miles on our own island. The  land is fertile with no high mountains  It oontains tho beautiful and famous  forests of Ardennes, and many r'.oh  mines of coal, iron and other minerals.  In this territory thero are nearly as  many people as there are in the whole  of 'Canada. Its cities are storehouses  and workshops, and many of its buil  dings are old. and very beautilul;  among theso is Antwerp Cathedral.  There is a Royal Academy af Fins  Arts in Antwerp and many famous  artists have.worked in Belgium. Host  of the people are Roman Catholics.  AU Belgians over nineteen are soldiers  and there is en army of 300,000 me  This oountry knows what it means to  be eonquered. Tn the last three hundred years she has belonged to Spain,  to France, to Austria and lo Holland.  Since 1889 Belgium has been itnl ��� \  dent and self govsrning.  From Capetown comes a resolution  that "in view of South Africa's small  naval contribution to the Hother  Country, the Union Government ah ���  be asked to contribute a free eoal supply to British warships in South African ports during the crisis."  ...  Two German cruisers, the Goeben  and Breslau, have found their way into the Dardanelles, after having eluded the vigilance of French and British  ships in the Mediterranean Sea. International law says that they may only  stay in the Straits twenty-Jour hours,  after that they must be disarmed and  laid up till the war ie over. Now It is  reported that Turkey haa purohased  them. This, it is thought, may mean  that 'Turkey will ally herself with  Germany.  ...  A despatch to the Horning Post  tells of the capture of three hundred  German Uhlans single-handed by an  lsatian looomotive driver. He was  moving a train carrying Uhlans to  the frontier and purposely diverting  it to another trttck, ran the cars full  speed into France. He stopped at  the first French station and hanrtid  ovor the whole train load of Germans  with their    horses and. equipment   to  the French soldiers.  ...  Germany's fleet, so far as the outside world knows, is either in the  BheMer of the fortifications of the Kiel  Canal or on the Baltio Sea. The oanal  unites the waters of the Baltio with  the North Sea, and cuts oS Denmark]  from Germany. We know that the  British -fleet haB command of the  North Sea and the English Channel,  and that the Atlantic trade routes  from the United Kingdom are protested.    But where the ships are has not  been published.  ...  The Pacific Coast Press Jokers have  missed something. The P. C. S. Co.'s  "Governor" has arrived at Vancouver  and broken all recent records: sho  is the only American steamer who has  not, during these days seen the Leipzig and Nurniberg, or heard her wireless talking, or been alarmed about  the Rainbow, the Shearwater and the  Algerine. The number of funnels on  various ships seen passed unnoticed,  and she sighted no old doors or iruit  box flotsam from 'Frisco to the  Straits.  raUim  mmmmmjmmm  SERVIAN .WOMEN ��ILL BEAR  ���i     '��� ARMS  Servia's war strength may he given  as 240,000 but that figure must be  doubled, for all Servian women oai  and will bear arms, declares Princess  Lazaeovitch-Hrebelianovich, the American wife af the last descendant of the  Servian Kings. "Even now 1 have no  doubt they are drilling as the Montenegrin women did during the Balkan  campaign, and looking over their un*  derground storehouses, for thoy  have always had charge ol the oom-  missary department of ths army. For  evory Servian soldier who fails there  will be a wife or a sister to take up  his gun. They are wonderful creatures  tall and almost over-muscled from  from the outdoor work they havs  done for generations. They are often  very beautiful. And always they are  afiro with patriotism."  CANADA'S MILITARY HEADQUARTERS  Valoartier, the base ol militory operations for Canada is admirably situated for the uurpose being about 17  miles northeast of Quebec with the  Quebec and Lake St. John Railwa;  running through it. It is therefore  possible, in a very short spaoe of time  to rush men to either the defence of  Quebec, or to vessels of conveyance to  the immediate centro ol tho great  struggle in Europe. Being in an agricultural district there is adequate provision for food and forage, and transportation of either men or provisions  should bs easy. A groat deal ol hay  Is grown as well as oats, tho former  of a much better quality than in some  other parts of Quebec. Aoother important lector is that the experienced  men at the citadel are within touch  of the oamp. The roads in the vicinity are good, and even though it is  a little hilly, a march (��� Quebec would  (��� occupy but a few hours. Strategically  it commands the Northeast shore ol  the St, Lawrence immediately below  the oity, and will no doubt bs equipped with long range guns that will  materially help In the defonoo of our  waterway.  Frank Knapton  Boot & Shoe Repairer  NEXT TO TAIT'S  SHOE STORE, ON  BERNARD AVNE.  REPAIRS RETURNED  PROMPTLY  Wood     Coal  Bee Keepers' Supplies  Pine, Fir and White Poplar  2 ricks ...   $2.75 psr rick  5 ricka or upwards- $2.50 per rick  Dry Slabs (cut stove length)  Per rick    .      .    '.      ���   $2.00  Fir Fence Posts   - 20c each  Merritt Coal -   $11 per ton  Whitehead & Co.  Office: Leon Ave.      Phone 307  ����  ENGRAVING-  ETCHINGS AND HALFTONES  ARE NOW BEING MADE IN  WESTERN CANADA BY THE  MOST SATISFACTORY PROCESS KNOWN TO THE WORLD  THE "ACID BLAST" PROCESS  MAKES YOUR ILLUSTRATIONS   LITERALLY TALK   manufactured in western Canada  8YTHtClHANDDlBBUfNC(?L"  I'MiOOri   WOULD   HI DC.  AGENTS     ���  THE KELOWNA RECORD  "MY VALET"  <| Suits made to order, Repaired, Cleaned and Pressed.  Dyeing and Cleaning of every  description.  J. E. THRUSSELL  P.O. Box621  Opposite Board of Trads Offsss  MY SHOEMAKER  EXPERT SHOE REPAIRING  Oh Sale���Two Special Lines in Men's Shoes  Men* Strong _   _��� Men's Fine _ ���  Work Shoe  3,25 Sh��"     3.75  Rsg. $4 rtsf. M.50  THESE ARE EXCEPTIONAL BARGAINS  For Repairing Shoes at New ��� Try Us  C. DARK  BERNARD AVENUE  SHOEMAN  Opposite Board of Trade  .WaAAAAftA/wVa^Sft^^A^V^^^W^^WA^^Wa^^VW/V^^^^^^^^^W^^S^rt^  GLENMORE FRUIT LANDS  Situated within one half mils of town, aad rising  about loo fast shore ths lake, it commands a beautiful view of the town, laae and surrounding eeuetry.  Ideal Fruit Soil. Abundance ol Water.  Close to Town and Market.  There is only ons GLENMORE. Don't miss tba op.  portunity of selecting a few acsss of this desirable  property.  The Central Okanagan Lands. Ltd  KELOWNA. IX.  Specials for Friday &  Saturday Only  Millinery,  Shirt Waists &  Dress Goods  Cfime in and have a look round  Nice Natty Hats  All ready trimmed  We have some Hats which were  travellers' samples. These will  not be shown in the window.  Nice natty hats.   To sell at 95c  Assorted Shirt Waists  White embroidered, Plain  white Pique, Fancy Prints  85c each  Double this price is about what you  would pay everywhere for auch waists.  Batoda Crepe  Special Bargain in Baroda Crepe  for Friday and Saturday only  85c yard  Colors���Saxe Blue, Rose, White end  Champagne  Scotch Wool Plaid for  Skirts and Dresses  45 cents per yard  JERMAN HUNT  OPPOSITE THE CASORSO BLOCK PAGE SIX  KELOWNA   RECORD  THURSDAY, AUGUST 20, 191*  The Kelowna Land &  Orchard Co., Ltd.  (Incorporated 1904)       Proprietors of the Priests' Orchard  HAVE FOR SALE  Orchard Lands  on |he K.L.O. Benches, in blocks pf 10 acrea  or more. Planted or unplanted. Under  irrigation and with Separate Domestic Water  Syatem.  Bottom Lands  Suitable for dairy and general farming.  City Property  Lots, with or without Lake Frontage.  For particulara apply to  The General Manager       -   -       at tbe Head Office  Belgo-Canadian Block  P.O. BOX 274  PHONE 5  THE RANCH  BUcki mi thing done.     Weighbridge.    Oats crushed.     Fence posts. Milk,  Potatoes, Apples, &c, for Sale.  Apply to the Ranch Manager or Ranch Office.       Phone 5;  P.O. Box 209  OFFICE HOURS i  Head Office:  9 to 12;  1.30 to 5.30 throughout the week.  Ranch Office: 9 to 12;  I to 5.30. excepting Thursday, closing at 12 noon.  Hose Nozzles and Fittings  Lawn Sprayers and Sprinklers  Lawn Mowers, $4 to $30  Grass Catchers  Nico Soap Summer Spray  Morrison-Thompson  f����.44   Hardware Co., Ltd.  COAL  COAL  Famous Taber Smokeless Lump and  Pensylvania Hard  In Nut, Stove and Egg sizes  W. HAUG  'Phone - 66  OK.LUMBER CO.,Ltd.  Are now completely equipped to supply all  your lumber needs.  We have a large stock of local and  coast  ROUGH AND FINISHING LUMBER  of high-grade quality and in splendid condition.  A complete line of  DOORS  AND  WINDOWS  LATH AND SHINGLES  ���W*  1  TOWN AND COUNTRY NOTES  O. E.  Markham returned last week  end from his trip to England.  ...  Odild    Fasoiaux    left    on Monday's  boat for France to join his regiment.  ...  Wm. Morris went up to Vernon Monday on buainosB.  School re-opens on Monday, August'  2'tth at 9 a.m.  ...  Mr. J. Gorman left this morning for  Belgium to join his regiment, the Dublin Fusiliers, who are at the front.  Mr. Wm. FraBer arrived in the city  on Tuesday to assist in the manage-  Mr. Patterson, another of the   looal ment ol the Courier office during   the  lacrosBO players left on Tuesday    for  his home at the ooast. '  ���  .   .  Mr. F. S. Coates returned to tha)  city on Tuesday afternoon after     an  extended visit to the east!  ...  Mrs. J. B. Whitehead and Miss Mao  Doidgo of North Bay, Ont., are tho  guests of Mrs. Leslie V. Hogers.  ...  Mr. W. E. Tait returned to Kamloops on Monday after spending a  couple weeks here on business.  ...  Mrs. T. Morrison reeurned to     tho  city on Sunday after a visit to    hor  parents in Alberta.  ...  Mr. and Mrs. A. Pcabody returned  on Sunday afternoon last from an ex  tended trip east.  ...  Miss Millignn of Armstrong is spending a holiday in thc city at tho homo  of Mr. and Mrs. E. ('. Weddell.  ...  Mr. Ilarry Small returned to tho  city last week and loft again on Mon-  dgy morning with the K.M.R.  ...  Miss Winnie Steward of Penticton returned on Tuesday alter a holiday  with Miss Hazel Williams.  ...  Mrs. P. V. ITarding will roooive on  Wednesday, August 26 and thereafter  am the fourth Wednesday of each  month. ���  ...  Miss Woods, who has been siiendinj  a brief holiday in thc city, the guest  of thc Misses Elliott left on Mondaiy  morning'B boat.  ...  Mtb. Major Clarke went up to Vernon  on Sunday morning to meet her husband, who was returning from lid  monton   to take charge of his troop.  Mr. A. Treadgold ami son Bert left  on Monday afternoon's boat for Naramata where , they have secured a  small contract in thc painting lino.  ...  ���Miss A. R. Johnson, ol tho^ Vernon  telephone office arrived yesterday    to  aabsencc of Capt. Rose.  ...  The convention of the Alberta and  B. C. ,1'ress Association which was to  have taken'place at Vernon early next  month has beon. indefinitely postponed  so that Kelowna will not havs the  pleasure of a visit from, the delegates  as was intended.  ...  Mr. R. II. Parkinson, late on M.an  day received tne official papers notifying him of his appointment as lieutenant in the looal squadron of B. C.  Horse. His commission came just in  time to allow him to leave with the  reBt for Vernon Tuesday.  ...  r. W. J. Gibbons arrivajd this wesk  (rom Vancouver to toko charge of tba  automobile repairing department at  the Machine Shops on Abbatt street  Mr. Gibbans is an expert of any.  years standing at this work, having  been engaged in some of the best  known automobile factories of England and in the States.  ...  The voting in the Popular Baby oon-  test begins on Saturday and will continue for ten days. A coupon good  lor two votes will be given with each]  juvenile ticket. The photographer is  busy taking pictures ol the little folks  at Hudson's Studio every day Irom  10.30 a.m., to 3.30 p.m., and the photos are taken absolutely free of charge.  ...  A most interesting and timely feature picture .will be shown at the Opera House on next Tuesday and Wednesday, August 25th and 26th, The  subject is the British N0vol Review at  Spithead last year and the films showl  many of the great warships that we  are now reading of almost daily in!  in the newspapers. The piotures are  reported to be exceptionally good aad  ought to prove extremely interesting  to all patriotic Britishers at the present time.  ...  Tho now maternity wing of the local  hospital will be   lormalfy opened    by  Mayor . I ones on Thursday next, August 27th at 3 p.m.   -The Ladies'. Aid  and the Girls Aid have arranged  THE RELIABLE JEWELERS  CROWLEY BLOCK PHONE 270 KELOWNA, B.C.  supply at Kclowna during tho tempor- j shower tea and ask that small gifts  ary absence of.ono of the stuff.  .   .  .  Church ol Fngland Bervicos will  held Sunday afternoon next at  o'clock in the old school houso  Rutland.  .will be donated   by    those at  Trays,  (not    blaok enamelled; dresser  be.covers, small table covers, small tray  3 cloths and serviettes and suoh articles  at arc needed to complete the furnishing.  Tea will be served by ths ladies.  The Kelowna troop of Boy Scouts  are in camp this week at Poplar Point  under the charge of Assistant Scoutmaster K. B. Jepsott. From their accounts they ore having a great time.  Work on thy new street lighting  system is being steadily pushed forward, most of the wiring having now  been put in.  ....  Four ol the boys belonging to the  looal lacroBse club this season left on  Tuesday morning's 'boat tor their  homes at tho coast. Thoy were Hill,  Armstrong, Painter and Burton.  ...  The   now    cement    sidewalk on the  r.orth sldo ol Bernard avenue between  Ellis and Pendozi Btreet has beon completed and adds muoh to the appearance ol that blook.  ...  Miss Myrtle Brown ol Now Westminster returned on Tuesday, after a visit to Miss Hazel Williams. Mr. and  Mrs. Williams took her as far as Kamloops by motor,  ...  Tho Chief of Police is offering five  (laallars reward for information leading  (o the arrest of the person or persons  who damaged the wire fenoe on the  front of tho property owned By Mr  Percy Dunn on Pendozi street.  ...  A sensational accident to ths S.S.  Okanagan happened on Thursday  night during her return trip to Penticton from,the Kelowna regatta. It  1 appens that when about hall an  hour out from Kelowna the steamer  whioh was commanded by Capt. Otto  I'.Htvbrook, ran over a boom of logs,  which not only caused a tremendous  crash but at the   same time   heoamo  mixed up in her paddles.    Alter muiii  hard   work, and no littlo oxoitenurait,  the boat    was got under way ai;a!n,  but not    without her being    delayed  r at least half an hour.    Not much  damage was dons.  OKANAGAN TOBACCO  A visitor in town this weak was Mx,  J. McClounie, of J. McClounie tt Sons  Vernon, who have recontly opened si  tobacco factory there. Mr. McClounie  has boon settled some seven or eight  years in.the Okanagan at Sunnywold  where he has been experimenting in a  quiet way with various grades of  tobacco. His endeavors were bent to  wards finding a variety of the fragrant weed which would fit in with  the climate in his particular looality,  nnd he has found it in a partialis  kind ol "Virginia," which makes u  into an admirable pips tobacco, whio  has suoh excellent smoking qualities  . that it should have no difficulty ��|  finding a market for itself.  This O.K. brand, as it is called ie  put up in'two grades "Bird's Eyo"  and "Fine Smoking" the latter being  slightly milder. MoClounie k Co., al'  so make a brand of oigatettea frost  their home-grown leaf.  False Economy of  Cheap Spectacles.  Sight b too precious to trifle with.  When buying spectacles buy a food  pair.  We use perfect lenses.  They cost a little more than the  commoner kinds, but the difference  in comfort is worth many times thi  difference in price.  J. B. Knowles  JEWELER & OPTICIAN  We have a complete line  made in Italy from eastra  hard wheat. Better than  any other, and costs no  more. Also Italian Vermicelli, Spaghetti, &c.  These foods are cheap  and wholesome, easy to  prepare, easy to digest.  Pure Neapolitan Macaroni, per lb 15c; 22-lb. box $2.75  Vermicelli, importer], per Ib 15c;  Domestic, 2 lbs. (or 25c  Flour  Lake of the Woods " Five Roses Flour."    A shipment just  arrived.   Will be able to fill any orders with above brand.  Quality Al.   Order early' 49-lb. sack $2.10  We cannot guarantee price for any length of time  Granulated Sugar and Rice  Best standard Sugar.   20-lb. sack...$1.50;  100-lb. sack...$7.25  Another sharp advance is expscted shortly  Finest Siam Rice   4-Ibs. 25c  We want your order for Preserving  Peaches, Plums, Prunes, &c.  The best preserving varieties will toon bs in  D. D. Campbell  Phohe Three Oh 1  Phone Three.Oh!  Wilson Avenue  Dairy  D. MIDDLE'! ON  Proprietor  <J All our cows have been  tested by Dr. Ilsley, government veterinary inspector, and certified free from  bovine tuberculosis.  Firewood  For Sale, Dry Poplar Wood  $2* per rick  delivered in five rick lots  Orders may be left at tht  Record Office. THURSDAY, AUGUST 30, 1914  KELOWNA i RBCOKD  ����� es #�� a. ������������.*������ .<  professional and  business Cards  �����.....���.���  BURNE & TEMPLE  Solicitors,  Notaries Public,  Conveyancers, etc.  KCLOWNA,  B.C.  R. B. KERR  Barrister  and Solicitor,  Notary Public.  KELOWNA.  B.C  WEDDELL & GR1BBLE  11ARRISTER, SOLICITORS, and  NOTARIES PUBLIC  9, Wllllt's Block   -   Kelowna, B.C.  P. EDMUND CORBY  Architect  Hewetaon Block, Kelowna. -  P.O. Box, 509  'Phone 206  C. Honey, B.A.. Sc.. C.E.. D.L.S., B.C.L.S..  CHARL'ES   HARVEY,  CIVIL  ENGINEER  and   LAND  SURVEYOR.  Kelowna,   B. C  Phone 147. P.O. Box 231  Palm-Olive  Special  The manufacturers are going  to give you the benefit of their  advertising,  instead   of   the  magazines  With every purchaae of  Palm-OUve Cream or  Palm-Olbe Shampoo,  st 50c a package, we will  Give you���  Three large cakes Palm-Olive  Soap, with the manufacturers'  compliments.   This soap sells  regularly at 15c a cake  P. B. Willits & Co.  DRUGGISTS AND  STATIONERS  Pl.me 19  Kelowna. B.C.  PIANOFORTE  MR.  HAROLD  TOO   BOYD  . Organist and Choirmaster of Knox Church  Kelowna, will Not Receive  Pupila  until  his return from the Old Country in Sep.  tember.  RICHARD H. PARKINSON  BRITISH COLUMBIA LAND  SURVEYOR.  CIVIL ENGINEER  P.O. BOX 137  KELOWNA  P. W. GROVES  M. Can. Soc. C. E.  Consulting Cicil and Hydraulic  Engineer  B.C. Land Surveyor  Surveys and Reports on Irritation Works  Applications for Water License.  KELOWNA, B.C.  ENTHUSIASTIC SEND-OFF  ACCORDED VOLUNTEERS  (Continued from Fas' 1.)  NOW OPEN  after being remodelled and renovated  Elite Barber Shop  THE OLD STAND  New Management New Staff.  First-Class Service.  BATHS  35c. single.    4 tickets for  V. Lee, Manager.   J. N. Sander., Prop.  H. C. ROWLEY F. REYNOLDS  A.M. Inst C.E.. A.M. Cn. Soc. CE. B.C.L.S.  ROWLEY & REYNOLDS  Cieil Engineers and Land Sureeuors  Wster Supply, Irrigation. Subdivisions, Sic.  3. Crowley Block P��^��?f!  Dr. J. W. Nelson Shepherd  TENTIST  Corner Peneozi Street and  . Lawrence Avenue.  R. W. BUTLER  BUILDER fit CONTRACTOR  Estimates furnished on all descriptiona  of woodwork  Plans and Specifications prepared for  town and country residences  THREE HOUSES FORiSALE  OR RENT, all fitted with bath rooms,  W.C., hot water, arc.  Mr. B. 0. MEYRICK  givea leaaona in  PIANOFORTE, VIOLIN and ORGAN  , slao  French Lessons  Conversational or otherwise  SYNOl'SIS OF COAL MINING  KKGULATIONS  STUDIO-.Morriaon-Thompaon Block  JOHN CURTS  CONTRACTOR ��t BUILDER  Plans and Specifications Prepared  and estimates given for publicBuild-  ings,Town and Country Residences  JOHN CURTS. KELOWNA  PHONE No. 93  S. W. THAYER, D.V.S.  VETERINARY SURGEON  (Graduate MoCill Uraa.er.lty>  Residence : GLENN AVENUE  Massages may be left st the office of  . fUl  sage.  Mas  [stare. Rattenbury ot Williams  Mr. W. H. PARKER, A. R.C.O.  (Associate Royal Collei  London. Engl  . of Organists  land)  Organist of St. Michael Ac All Angels'  Church, receives Pupils for  Organ, Pianoforte, Violin, Singing,  ^Theory, &c.  at his own or pupils' residence.  Spatial attention to children  P.O. Box 641. Telephone 12  Address Abbott Street  CHINESE CONTRACTOR  MEE WAH LUNG CO.  Chin... Merchants .nd Employment Office  Contracts of every kind  "     S.ttsf.ctory work aa  ind undertalaea  k ri.rs.teed  EU AVENUE  IW..r. Abbotia, Water Stress  Naer Abbott Stmt Bridt.  Telephone 141  P.O. Bo. 263  Coal mining rights of the Dominion  in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, the Yukon Territory, the Northwest Territories, and in a portion ol  the Province of British Columbia, may  be leased for a term of twenty-one  years at an annual rental ol 81 an  aore. Not more than 2,500 aores  will be leased to one applicant.  Applications for the lease must be  mado by the applicant in person to  the Agent or Sub-Agent of the .distriot  in whloh the rights applied for axe  situated.  In surveyed territory the land must  bs described by seotions, or legal subdivisions of sections, and in unsurvey-  sd territory the tract applied for  shall bs staked out by the applicant  himself.  Eaoh application must be accompanied by a foe of 16 which will be  refunded if the rights applied for  are not available, but not otherwise.  A royalty shall be paid on the merchantable output of the mine at the  rate ol live oents per ton.  The person operating ihe mine shall  furnish the agent with sworn returns  accounting for the full quantity of  merchantable ooal mined and /pay the  royalty thereon. If the ooal mining  rights are not being operated, tuoh  returns shall be furnished at loast  once a year.  The lease will include the coal mining rights only, but the leasee may  be permitted to purchase whatever  available surface rights may be rou-  sidered necessary for the working of  the mine at the rate of 110 an acre.  For full information application  should be made to the secretary q!  the Department ol the Interior, Ottawa, or to any Agent or Sub-Agent  of Dominion lands.  W. W. CORY.  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  N.B.��� Unauthorized   publication    ol  this advertisement will not bs paid for  Sir Donald Mann, vice-president of  the Canadian Northern, has offered to  take charge of tho transportation work  in the event of Canadian forces going  to the aft) . of. Great Britain,, in ths  war in Europe. Sir Donald's offer was  made to Hon. Col. Sam Hughes, minister of militia, and is to go with the  forces wherever thsy may be dispatch-  the Hungers were required for th  guarding c/f the railways, white it wa  rumored that the 15. C. rjorse would  go to Quebec.  Following is a list of the member  of both companies who lelt this week  'lhe list includes some of Kelowna'  best young men, including by the wa  over half the fire brigade, and it is  to bo helped'that no laok ol patriotism  is exhibited in wishing them a safe  and speedy return:  ItOCKY MOUNTAIN BANGERS  Captain. G. ('. Rose.  Lieut. C. Harvey, W. H. Moodw.  Color Sergt. D. D. I.loyd.  Sorgt. T. Allan, .1. Finoh, CE. Moon  Corps. .1. McMillan, J. Taylor.  Privates.��� (has D.   Adams,   J. C.  Anderson, D. M. AnderBon, R. Archibald,   15.  R. Bailey .Ir.,    A.   Belcher ,  II. Brown, J. F. Burt, A. H. Uaiorao  N. .1. Dalgleish, F. T. Fisher,     .1. 'f  Fisher,   W.   E, Fisher,   G. H.    Gold  smith, Jj P. Gray, .1. G. Heughan, E  ('. Hoy, A. E. Jones, G. N. Kennt'iy,  (has. Kirkby, C. M. I.uoas, E. W. Leg  att, H. B. Lloyd, B. W. Luoas. A.'l.  Moon, H. G. V. Matthews, W. J. Ma  tliias, A. W. Mathey, W. G. Millar, G  V. Odling, Chas. Rimmer, Bert Ryder,  S. Ryder, H. Sands, f. Shaw, H. K.  Small, A. S. Wade, C. W. Wall,    W.  C. Wilson, H. h. Willits, A. J.    Win-  slow, ��� Bugler    ,1. J.    Pavle.      Total  strength, threo officers and 48 N.C.O.'s  and men.  B. C. HORSE  Major Clarke.  Capt. Temple.  Lieutenants Pyman, Barlee, Bell  Coleman, Parkinson.  N. C. O.'S.  R.F.'M.S., W. Newman.  K.S.M. Peters.  S.Q.M.S. Bradford.  Sergts, F. Heather, E. Blackwood  R. Do Pfyffer.  Corporals, H. Coodo, A. Cather, C  Raymer, W. Smith,. Signal corporal  Martindale.-  Privatcs.���E,  Aitkins, al.  AleMander  E. Adamson, .1. M. Affleck, G. Bark  woll, E. Bennett, F. Berard, A. Ber  aid, A. W. Hoard, F. 0. Bussol, H.T  Bowen, F. Bull, L. Bowdery, H. Bag  nal (bugler), A. T,. Brown, G. F. Ber  ryman, E. Carter, R. Crerar, G. D  Cameron, .1. P. Champion, Ef Cuilen  F. Chapman, E. Coates, G. 0, De-  Beck, D. Elcoat, F. 0. Eiloat, D. Era  kine, G. B. Fisher, J. L. Forsyth, C  Favell, W. H. Field, W. H.  Flowers, W. ,1. Fleet, E. li  Flowell, A. W. Fether, M. R.. Fait  herstonhaugh, W. P. Greenwood, L. H  Garnet, L. A. Oritten, C. A. Gcidt  H. D. Gore-Brown, A. Gillette, It. C  Hardy, G. Kf Hutchinson, A. Hill, J  Hill, J. T. Hughes, C. H. Haskini C  W. Holden, G. F. Hinchesman, .1.  HincheBman, C. E. Huntley, J. D  Henderson, W. Impett, A. Innocent  C. Kay, P. R. Knight, .1. Linlorn, H  G. Lancaster, N. Lefevre, H. Lefei'rj,  M. T. Luckett, .1. E. Lloyd, K. Laid  low, R. E. MoBenn, E. N. MoNauglat,  K. McKenzie, A. McMiMken, V. F. Mul  roy, W. A. Moore, G. Monseigny, .T  H. Mason, .T. C. Mallam, J. Morrison  W. Mace, V. Milner-.Tones, A. Mo.,.ly  W. Moody, \T. North, H. Olds, F. W  Peters, E. Partington, Phinnoy, B  Raymer, R. A. Randall, H. Ryan, F  .1. Reynolds, Da Richie, F. M. Richard-  Bon, A. Smith, 0. Stirling, A. ('. Stirling, .1. R. .1. Stirling, W. F. A. Sating, C. Sutherland, M. Skao, B. P.  Simpson, .1. D. Shepard (cook), G  Smith, .1. K. Salvage, G. W. Strang  H. Standing, 1(. Speedcn, A. Seon  C. S. Southcy, D. .1. Straohan, H  Swinton (transport), L. Summers, F,  Saucier, W. M. Thomson, A. M. Tem  pie, F. G. Tl ly, F. J. Thome, C. Win-  slow, B. M. Whyto, .T. H. Wilson, G.  Wilson, J. White, J. E. Neal.   O   AMATEl'R WIRELESS OPERATORS  MUST STOP  The amateur   wireless plants   whloh  have been operating in   Ottawa    for  somo time have beon raided by    th  police.    Somo ol tho plants have beon  intercepting messages and a complain  was made to the    Ottawa polioe by  Captain T. G. Kilburn, ol the govern<  knent wireless system. No charges will  bo laid against tho operators of    the  plants, it not being discovered     that  they have boon used Ior illegal    purposes, although it is .stated by the polioe that important government information has been intercepted by some  ot tho stations in tho oily.     Itt some  oases it is believed to havo been turned   over to thc   newspapors. Tho ap  paratus has been confiscated.  Aeroplanes to Clear  Sea of Mines  The problem of dealing with submarine mines is one of the most serious  which confronts the navy. The knowledge that mines have been,placed in  any waters, and may blow up, at  Ihe slightest contact with a ship, hampers the movements of both the navy  and commercial shipping.  The dostruotion of the . Amphion  through contact with g submarine  mine brings to mind a suggestion. for  the use of aeroplanes in war which  has recently received some contridera-  ion aniaang both airmen and military  authorities.  It has been tne custom heretofore  to render submarine mines harmless  by permitting condemned hulks to  ���Irift into thorn- and explode them,  ho practicability of such a precaution, however has very decided limitations. At the Ik'sI, it ia an exceedingly slow, costly, imperfect expedient  With the use of bombs dropped from  eroplanee, however it has been fig-  red out that mines in the path     of  Enormous Cost of  World Wars  tmgjmm  GILLETT* I  The present European crisis calls to  mind the vast cost of war both in  lives .and money, and serves as a reminder of the staggering immensity of  tho sum the world has spent on wars'  since the beginning of the eighteenth  century.  Money Lives  American revolution f 846,193,703       30,000  (American Loss)  England     and  Franco ', 6,250,000,000   1,900,000  War of 1812 .      107,159,003 2,000  (Cost to U.S.) (Loss U.S.)  Russia and Turkey, (two wars) 1,050,000,000    300,000  France   and  Austria      225,000,000       63,000  U, S. and   Mex-  '��>         74,000,000  (Cost to U.S.) (Loss U.S.)  Civil War in  America ... 3,700,080,000  Franco-Prussian (770,300,000  Spanish Ameri-  was accomplished by expenses    which  , hit deeply into their coffers.     In ths  2,000 j fj^ campaign, October 1918, to   May  1913, the total cost of Bulgaria, Sir  via,   Greece,   Montenegro nnd Turkey  500,000 J was   $940,000,000. Ths loss of life to  m-<\o0 tailed 228,000.  commerce or of hostile warships may!~mTZ "T...   165,000,000 JlO1    Inthe8e0ond wmV^ m ^ ***  be exploded without damage or   coBt! "'" '  nd in a minimum ol time. Four  meet's agree that tho concussion from  a submarine oxplosion in the immedi .  ato neighborhood of a mine will cause ��� ,-  he latter to euplode, though no direct    campaigns)  contact between mine and bomb    has.  been effected. I Totals  Before this war is over,    therefore,  ,    I year, four states were involved. But  n       u- , LU'S,) <Loss UT') <?��r!s< s�������> Greece and   Roumania.  Boo.  War . ..     1,000,000,000     25,709  The C08t wa8 W50,000,000, and 120,000  v..     t '  ��"ii��J:BglBnd) lives were lost.     In these  Russo-Japanese 2.000,000.000     555.900'aigne, the   cost to  alkans (two ;      ,^j000j000(    and   tbf) uwie uj^^  1,390,000,000     348,<J00  lost 70,000 men. .  two cam-  Servia   totalled  "'"~~ Hi    The   Boer   war   took   more    than  . . . $17,576,652,706  4,019,510  ��1,000,000,000 of   England's   treasury,  ��e may hear of the use of aeropfanes JrmmZeTmt SS^lff %��*��"?'��� T " "Vh?  as mine scouts for battleships, ^ wars prior to that time. "^1 ImCting'to �� tf dead"   ^  ;����i���' ^United States    spent     The Franco-Prussian war,    bringing  qnnnn r        COnfliok' and l?Bt   toS��thw '" *��% conflict two nations  30 000 men. The cost of the war (of*.  which   80on may clash in the  present  British was 8710,000.000 r. a.        ,    t. Jl   r,  Th" w      "'*"'""'""��� I European upheaval.   France and  Ger-  tw��� ���,�����, mmm u     u s' J .. *     u   ,        ����8t the Country   ">any took a tremendous   toll of life  two suffragettes near a ohuroh and across the    harder 8107 lflu mrt     ���j' ,    ,     ��1 _,        . ,,    . w  ���������i,~i aw      ,        j .a.       ..       .    I vnnn l-       ���    ., ���"��>io��,uUii     and many, toak a tremendous toll of hfe  marcluri them toward the police sta-   WJjj the Mexican war cost L  ^d money.    The loss of men on both  lion   holding one by each   hand He    �� .000,000 and    2,000 lives;ihe cfa  sides totalled 290,000.     France spent  ZoSl' *, tV "Br r .h9| 2 <Z 1 )lan1eXP<"18', of ��3'4'- ��387,800,000 on the struggle, and Z-  struggh. of the    two nuhtento   when   000,000. and the loss ���f life on    bjth'.many spent 1382,500.000 above the us-  "hind . rTl WT?,   Ir��m bT     th 7;aX,mateIy mm -1 *���>- estimate.   And thisTa. brie.  hind and out the constable s suspend- Tl,: Indian war cost *1,000,000,(JOO in duration. It began July 17, 1870  tm. Thi caused him to slack��� his and 49^000 men, while the Spanish ' and was ended Ma7l8, 1871. The cost  grip on the prisoners, and the     two! Amc��can war,    the last of her  just ahead of them in hostile w.'rs,  dynamiee a sale .path for them,  A South London policeman arrested  women escaped.  liicl  s. excepting    the late  ncss in Mexico, involved  a momentary  .        ,. |cost of ST56.000,000; 2,91(1 Hve8 '  According to a calculation made by. lost,    but all but    <U>K ���t it    j   ..  tho    International    Geological     Con    were due to disle eath"  gross ol Canada   the available ���,. iply      In the Russo-Japaneso struggle, R���3  of coal still unmined in the world    is    sia    lost 385 500 ma>r> s^'���13  7,297,000,000,000 tons, enough to last   167,400      The    ��J.'     T.     t71?  innn ...      a ��">*uv.     ine    money cost to Ruse a  1000 years, even    il the consumption  was   81.200,000,000;    and  continues to   increase at the   present $800,000,000.  ���!��te tj   The lighting    in the  con-' to the Germans was about $1.25 a day  for each man.  Russia and Turkey fought in 1828,  and this war cost $100,000,000 and  120.000 lives.   o ���   Corncob and Wooden pipes   to    the  value of $527,269 were    manufactured  in 1913 by pipe   factories    in   Wash'  Japan ington,   Boonville,     Bowling   Green,  Union and    Owcnsville,    five flourish'  Balkan' States irig business' centres of Missouri.  to  f  Kelowna Opera House  Saturday  August 22nd  UNTIL  Wednesday  September 2nd  Days BUT  CONTEST  For Babies under six years of age; one baby from a family, unless twins  Hundred Dollars in Prizes  First Prize. $50; Second, $20; Third, $5  Fourth to Tenth each a Solid Gold Ring  Pictures Taken Absolutely Free  P. VAN GRAVEN, who makes a specialty of  baby picture., has bssn engaged to take the pic-  turea of ths babies at the Hudson Studio, snd will  take the photographs of the babiea free of charge  any time, starting to-day between the hours of 10  in the morning and 3.30 in the Afternoon.  Ths pictures taken will be shown on the curtain  at ths Opers House for Ten Nighta, from Saturday,  August 22nd to Wednesday, September 2nd.  PRIZES AWARDED BY VOTE.  With every ticket sold at the Opers House from  August 22nd to September 2nd you will receive s  coupon gaod for two votes on any baby you care to  rote for; snd while ths pictures are taken absolutely free, should you cars te have any finiahad  you will receive a coupon food for Ten Votes  on every dollar.  No picture shown oa ths curtain until you havs  seen proofs and are wtisfied with them.  No proof sent out by children or your neighbour..  The name will be shown on svsry slide.  A number on Moving Pictures.  Moving Pictures Taken of the Leaders  We will take in moving pictures all the babiea that receive one hundred (100. or m���r.  votes during the first five day* of the contest.   We will alto take and A��T-.�� ���       ���  of everything we find of interest around Kelowna during the conte" V"18 *"**"  Entire Change of Motion Pictures Every Night  I I'.VtiE EI6HT  KELOWNA   RECORD  THOBSDAY, AUGUST SO, UM  ( WANTED! )  Prepaid Rates: 2 osnts psr word  lirat insertion and 1 cent psr word for  each subsequent insertion. No ad., in-  ssrtsd for lsss than 25 osnts.  MEETING OF CITY COUNCIL  (Continued bom PaS. 1.) '   I  All classified advartissments must bs  paid ior io advance owing to ths cost  attending ths booking and charging of  small items.  Copy may ba reosivsd for these ads  up to 10 a.m., Thursday morning.  FOB SALE  HAY.FOK SALE. -Alfalfa, Timothy  and Clover. Also Mixed, Central  Okanagan Lands Ltd, or Glenmore  Ranch. ' Mtf  FOS SALE OK RENT.- Six roomed  houss oa Wilson Avenue. Prios  13,000. 'farms arranged. Apply %.  laglaad. 2?ti  FOR SALE VERY CHEAP.- House  aad lot, I12S0, oloss ia. Apply Bon  Ut Kalowna. 19tf.  .TEAMS FOR SALE.-Heavy draft and  gsnsrsl purposs. Apply J. Morrison  R. R. I. Phons 3410. 28tf.  FOR SALE.- Purs Bred young Berk  shirs pigs. Also two seated surrey in  good condition. Apply Lsilis 1)11-  worth. 30tl.  FOK SALE.���Canning plant and equipment.   $10.00  Apply J. Cather, Kelowna Machine Shops.     Phone 240.  37-40  FOR SALE.-About 70 yearling White  Leghorn hens, Solly strain. Best  offer to F. DeCaqueray, Kelowna.  38-41  FOR SALE.���Pair of new double barrelled gunB, highly finished, 12 bore,  hammer and hammorless.    Apply P.1  O. Box 424, Kelowna. 39-40  TO RENT  FOK RENT.1���One ol the best ten room  houses on Bernard avenue, furnished  for $25.00 per month. Apply W. H.  Fleming. 37tf.  FOR RENT.���8-roomed house with all  modern conveniences on Bernard avenue, just east ot Presbyterian church.  Rent very reasonable. Apply H. v.  Williams, or P.O. Box 516.        34tf.  TO RENT. ���Furnished rooms on Lake  ' s|iore.  Apply P.O. Box 185.       Iltf  ro RENT.��� Ssvsn room house on  Wilson avenue. Rent $12.00 per rar,  Apply W. H. Fleming, Kelowna. Mtf  SITUATIONS WANTED  WASHING AND HOUSEWORK-Want  ed by hour or day. Apply Miss Berg  or Mil. Nelson, Ellis St. x  WANTED.���Advertiser desires position  of trust with wholesale or retail  house. Practical experience in produoe and fruit. Age 38. M arried.  Highest references. Apply Box "W",  Record. 37-39p  finally passed.  Aldermen Copeland and Rattenbury  bath reported that their attention had  been drawn to automobiles speeding  in the city park. It was dooided that  in all cases of future speeding in the  park to take the number of tbe often  der'B car and prohibit it from again  entering the park during the current  year.  PROPOSED ADVERTISING KIOSK  AT SICAMOTJS  Mayor .lones reported that Mr. R.  L. Low, commitisavy agent lor the C.  P.R., at Sicamous hnd suggested that  the municipal bodies in the Okanagan  district defray tho cost of erecting a.  kiosk at Sicamous for the purpose of  exhibiting the products oi the Okanagan. Tho cost would be approximate- '  ly $100 avf whioh Kelowna's share  would bo $200. The C. P. R. would  supply n tree site for thc building  and probably free light nnd water.  All of the membors ot the council  were in tavor ol tbo scheme, but un  fortunately tho presimt state of the  finances made it impossible for the  council to proiniHc the $200. In thai  meantime tho mayor and Alderman  Sutherland were uppointcd a committee to get  further information.  CITY WILL    SEE THAT FAMILIES  OF VOLUNTEERS 1)0 NOT WANT  Mayor Jones said that a number ot  people had waited upon him in reference to the maintenance of the families ot Kelowna citizens who had boen  called upon for military duty.  The members of tho council wero  unanimous in the matter of the city's  willingness to guarantee that the families of local soldiers in active service  would not want lor tho necessities o!  life.  The clerk wns also instructed to  forward to the local officers commanding We B. G. Horso and Kocky Mountain Hangers the council's appreciation of the willingness with which thc  members of the companies have mobilized und enlisted and no tear is held  but that wherevor thoy go the honor  ot the British Kmpiro will be upheld.  Before ndjourning tho members ol  the council extended their congratulations to Alderman Rattenbury on his  recent marriage, and expressed their  best wishes for the future health and  happiness of himsell and Mrs. Rattenbury to which Alderman Rattenbury  made a brief response.  The following accounts were   passed  for payment:  Canadian   Westinghousc     Co.  draft, Btreot acct    $118.00  C.P.R.,      346.40  City  ot Vornon,  maintenance I  ot prisoners       68.65  Oxford Grill, prisoners meals 50.00  D. McMillan, digging graves .     10.00  O.P.R., trcight        1.57  C. II. Dunn, petty oash       43.30  Dr. H.L.A, Keller, rent       27.50  A. R. Davy, hauling ashes        2.00  A.R. Davy, hauling garbage ... .75  A..B. Davy, hauling dead dogs     9.00  Lakeview Livery, teaming       41.25  Max Jenkins & Co, teaming ..    638.10  MISCELLANEOUS  WANTED.���At once girl who can cook  and do light housework for couple  weeks, Apply Reoord office. X  WANTED.-Lady boarder. Apply Mrs.  John Smith, Richter street,     38-9p  CALVES WANTED.-M. Hereron will  pay ths highest market pries lor  haifar or bull calves of nnv ags. 31tf  TWEED SANITARY CLOSETS.-Oon-  venient and satisfactory for residences without sewer or water. Call  and inspest. Dark the shoemon opposite    Board of Trade office 3740  SPIRKLLA CORSETS  Mrs. J. H. Darks will bs at Mr.  Msthia's (ovsr tailor shop, Psadosi  street) batwasa ths hours of 1.30 nnd  S p.m., Ssturdav ol sach wssk to mset  ladiss wishing to ordsr corssts. P. O.  Bex MS. Kelowna. SOU  W. C. AITKEN  BUILDER & CONTRACTOR  Plana and Estimates  Finishing work s specialty  Office'. No. 6, Crowley Block,Kelowna  P.O. Bos 511  THEOSOPHIC AL SOCIETY  ������KELOWNA LODGE"  Meetings evarjr Tuesday evening, at 8 p.m.,  in Sons of Entlsnd room, Killer Block.  Public invited.    Lending library.  W. B. PEASE, S. M. GORE, Sec.  ,   President P.O. B x 382    | Phons ISO  BENNETT'S  FIVE MINUTE  Mosquito Bite Cure  Worka like a Miracle  Unprecedented Discovery  An indispensable summer resort  companion, making camping aa.d  boating a poaitive delight. Absolutely curea in five minutea, or money  refunded. Cauaea every trace of  awelligg and inflammation to quickly  vanish.  Put Up in 50c bottles only  Bennett's Universal Salve  An exceptionally rapid healer ol  Burn, (whether from fire, steam or  chemical.), Bruiaea, Cut., Boila, &c.  Heal, or your money refunded-50c  Mail Orders received *t '  M. B. Bennett'. - Penticton, B.C.  Ripe Fruit at  Reasonable Prices  STIRLING & PITCA1RN, Ltd.,  in the course of packing often  have tree - ripened Peaches,  Plums and Apricota too ripe to  ship out, but in splendid shape  for preserving.  Cash Sales        Do not deliver  EXCHANGE WANTED  Will sxchangs a choice block of city  lots, situated one and a hall miles  from post office, Moose Jaw, a money  maker, for a dwelling houss in Kelowna, or ten or fifteen acres of betg.li  land, suitabls for' growing tomatoes  or onions. Apply. Box ,310, Kolowna,  B. C. 38 9  Launch for Hire  for Picnica, &c.  i  Apply to  Kelowna Machine Shops.  ,' J3tf  ICE  Dslivsrsd to any part of the oity in  wholesale or retail quantities. Prices  oa application to  H. B. BURTCH  Mtf.  Houses to Rent  7-roomed houss on St. Paul street, all  modern conveniences. Rent $30.00  per month.  4-roomed Bungalow, Richter street,  eleotrio light and oity water. Bent  120.00 per month.  6-roomed house, Woodlawn, good gsr-  den. Rent J20.00 per month.  4-roomed house, (rood location. Beat  112.00 per month.  Okanagan Loan & Investment  Co., Ltd.  Tli�� Kelowna Machine She ds (Abbott Street), announce  that they have just secured the jervtcei of Mr. W. J.  GIBBON, of Vancouver, to take entire charge of their  automobile repairing department. Mr. Gibbon hns had  many years factory and workshop experience both in the  old country and on this side. Being a thorouhhly trained  automobile engineer we are in a position lo guarantee  that any work placed with him will be handled in a  satisfactory manner  Kelowna Machine Shops  Abbott Street (facing pnrk)  PHONE 240  BE PATRIOTIC!  When you  send  us your   work   you   are  helping Kelowna and Canada, as we on'y  circulate our money at home.  It is not  wise these daj s to enrich any foreign  power the way you  have been doing.    You will  also find our work sanitary, clean, and well got  up, at d our service admirable  KELOWNA STEAM LAUNDRY  Off Pendozi Street South  Phone 159  This week Kelowna hat lost several  of the -best of her young men.  Two of our staff have gone, and we are  endeavoring to do their work aa well  as our own. This will mean that some  will h>ve no holidays; some will work  overtime; and all will have more to do  than previously. WE THINK WE CAN  STILL GIVE YOU OUR USUAL  GOOD SERVICE, but if we chance to  keep you waiting you will remember  that the depleted staff ii endeavoring  to do the work of the full staff in order  that the boys' positions may be kept,  open and that their wage's may be kept  running during their absence  About Markets  AH English Goods have Advanced  at least 25 per cent.; and all canned  goods, especially canned meats, have'  advanced 5 per cent, to 35 per cent.  We, however, do not intend to advance  the price on any goods at all until such  time as the. cost exceeds our selling  price, which would mean a loss on  each transaction  Flour & Sugar will soon be declining  somewhat as the mills  and  refinery  have at last given us a price at which  they promise to deliver goods  The  McKenzie Co., Ltd.  Qnality k Service our motlo.  5 par cant. Discount for Caah  Monthly accounts nctt  Style, Speed and  Satisfaction  Special Measurement  Clothing  Within the next few weeks  you're going to buy a new Fall  Suit, that's ctrtain. Perhaps  to-day, perhaps to-morrow, perhaps in a month; but you're  going to buy it.  We think you ought to know  why it's wise to " Do it now."  ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^H The best reason is that our stocks  are complete ;  that everything is ready; that no style is lacking.  You're bound to get more style satisfaction out of a broad choice than a narrow one.   You get the broad choice now; you may not get it later.  And it's the broadest choice we've ever invited you to: broad in patterns,  in value, in prices, in sizes.  We'd be disappointed if you didn't grasp the opportunity: it really means as  much to us as it means to you.   Why not come in to-morrow ?  Thomas Lawson, Limited

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