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 \Vfcw��OwiO  lietvvb  Sl^^  jtowOvf*)  VOL. X.   NO. 37  KELOWNA BRITISH COLUMBIA, ^HURSpAY. AUGUST I, I9I8.-4 PAGES  $1.50 Par Annum  Flower and Vegetable  Show Saturday  Large Number of Entries in  Various Classes Expected  Given a fine day the aquatic  pavilion should be > busy place  Saturday afternoon, when lhe Women's Institute hold their annual  flower show. The original data  fixed was Monday, the 5th, but it  has been found advisable to  change this to the Saturday preceding.  This ii the third year in succession that the Institute has held this  interesting show, which promises  to becoms one of the chief local  events of the year. It is certain  that already it has given a considerable impetus to the culture of  flowers in the city, for never in the  history of Kelowna were there ao  many beautiful gardens as at the  present time. Last year the entries  were fully fifty per cent, greater  than the preceding year, and thia  year the increase may be in even  greater proportion, especially as  the scope of the show has been  enlarged to include vegetables.  Many people have engaged in gardening this year who never thought  of it before, and these war gardeners are justly proud of the products of their batik yards. They  will find that to enter some of theae  things in the show in competition  with their neighbours will give  them a wonderful inaight into the  art of gardening.  During the week Messrs. Palmer  L. E. Taylor, and Lawes have been  busy judging the gardens, nearly  twenty in number, which were  entered in the contest instituted by  Mr. Geo. Chick. The results of  this will be made known Saturday.  The ladies, of course will serve  light refreshments during the  afternoon.  All entries are to be in place by  10.30 in the morning, the executive  committee being in attendance  during' the' morning to receive  them, and judging will commence  immediately after. The show will  be thrown open to the public st  3 o'clock.  Rutland News  tVtem am owe eorrsBnoadsatl.  There is to be a meeting Monday evening at 8 o'clock in the  schoolhouse, of the Rutland Uuited  Farmers, at which all water users  are urged to be present, as important business concerning them is  to be discussed.  Acting on instructions received  from the secretary of state, late  Friday night, the police raided the  office of The Week newspaper  at Victoria, Saturday, and put into  execution orders of the Ottawa  authorities to suppress the publication. In the message from Ottawa  no reason is given for this action  and it is merely stated from now  on under psin of a fine of $5000,  the paper shall not be circulated or  be in the poseaaion of any peraon.  Development in the mine to the  northeast of Penticton is now  going along and last week a carload of ore was shipped to the  smelter at Greenwood. The ore is  rich in gold and silver values and  is expected to net a fair price. The  old company apparently stopped  work when they ran across what  seemed to them to be the end of  the vein, but the new promoters  have picked up a new lead which  runs in a V-shape from the old one,  and if this developes a sufficient  qusntity of ore the mine will be a  paying proposition.  Irrigation Convention  Held at Nelson  Many Representatives of the  Okanagan Water Users  The twelfth annual convention  of the Western Canada Irrigation  Association was held last Wednesday, Thursday and Friday in Nelaon  and waa attended by upwarda of  250 delegates and visitors from all  parts of lhe west. Delegates from  the Okanagan included Messrs. J.  W.Jones, M.P.P., Grote Stirling.  G. Heggie, F, C. R. Wollaston, E.  B. Knight, J. A. McKelvie, W.  Ritchie, E. R. Simpson, R.Johnson,  R. Helmer, J. Kidston, Dodwell,  Latimei and Chambers.,  The delegatea were warmly welcomed by Mayor McQuarrie of  Nelson, and other local men, and  though rain interfered somewhat  with outdoor arrangements, everything waa done to make the visit  enjoyable to all concerned.  The president of the Association  the Hon. T. D. Pattullo, presided  at the opening session, and spoke  of some of the difficulties of irrigation in Britiah Columbia. He said  the aituation had now reached a  point where the government waa  required to take atrong action. Hia  remarka concerning water legialat-  lation, however, were not very  encouraging. There waa not a  man, in hia belief, who underatood  the Water Act. Few lawyera underatood it, and it waa only the men  of the water righta branch who were  in touch with it all the time who  could explain it. It ahould be  simplified ao aa to be comprehensible by the ordinary layman. He  dealt alao with aome of the problems of land settlement, and the  rehabilitation of returned aoldiera.  Other important addreaaea on  the first day were by Don. H. Bark  chief of the Irrigation Investigation  Division of the C.P.R., J. W. E.  Biker of Nelaon, Prof. Eastham of  Vernon, and A, I,. McCulloch of  Nelson.  ~On'the second day, M. S. Middle-  ton of the B. C. Agricultural department, con,pared the cost of different methods of irrigation, the Hon.  W. R. Motherwell of Saskatchewan  gave an instructive talk on dry  farming emphasizing the need for  greater grain production owing to  the war, and Prof. C. E. Parham,  of the Invermere Experimental  Farm told of the importance of  lfalfa to orchard growers.  On Thursday the Hon. John  Oliver, premier of British Columbia,  made an appeal for the intelligent  cooperation of agriculturists for increased production, not the reckless throwing into seed of unprepared lands, but concentrated  effort to bring about quality production as well as quantity production. Jas. White, assiatant to  the chairman, Commission of Conservation, spoke on the water  powers of British Columbia. A.  Griffin, of the C. P. R. irrigation  department, gave a valuable address on district ownership of irrigation works, with reference to its  practical operation in California.  W. H. Treherne, of Vernon, spoke  of the control of insect pests in the  Okanagan.  Friday's speakers were the Hon.  Duncan Marshall, minister of agriculture for Alberta, R. H. Campbell, director of forestry at Ottawa,  E. F. Drake, federal superintendent  of irrigation, F. E. R. Wollaston, of  Vernon ("Irrigation in the Okanagan"), J. J. Currie, staff engineer of  the military hospital at Balfour, B.  C, and others.  Several important resolutions  were passed dealing with irrigation  matters, and not the least interesting features of the meeting were  the diacueaiona which followed  many of the addreaaea.  The gueata were entertained at a  moat aucceaaful flower ahow and  concert, while automobile and  launch tripa were made to aeveral  points of intereat around Nelaon  The next place of meeting will  be Medicine Hat.  Plans of the United States for  participation in the expedition to  give military aid to Russia are ex.  pected to be announced in a pub-  lie statement by President Wilson  very soon.  Cholera haa broken out in Moscow, .224 caaes being regiatered  within 24 hours, according to a  Russian wirelesa messsge Saturday  Sunday Next is  "Remembrance Day"  United Intercessory Service to  Be Held in Park  it Sunday ia Auguat 4th, the fourth  snniveraary of the day when war,  waa declared with Germany, nnd  the occaaion ia to be observed  throughout the Elipire aa "Remembrance Day." In Keiowna a united  "Intercessory Service" haa been  arranged to be held in the park  Sunday evening at 7.45, in which  all the churches will take part. The  aervice will be in charge of the  local clergy, and they will be supported upon the platform bv Hia  Worship the Mayor, J. W. Jones,  M.P.P., member for the district,  the principals of the Public and  High schools, president of the  Board of Trade, heada of the local  lodgea and representatives of the  returned soldiers, i  The following programme has  been arranged I ���  Opening hymn: "O God, our  help in ages past ";  Psalm 46;  New Testament Scripture Lesson, Hebrews, chap. 12 ;  Hymn : " Holy Father in Thy  mercy ";  Special prayer for thoae at front,  on aea, or prisoners;  Special  Hymn for men at front;  Addreaa ;  Prayer;  Hymn: " Dear Lord and Father  of mankind:  National Anthem;  Benediction.  The ainging will be lead by the  city band.  Will Extend Local Field  of Manual Training  Mr. John Kyle, director of technical education in the province,  haa been in town during the paat  few daya engaged in the reorganization of n anual training work in  the diatrict. The aucceaa which  has attended the local classes has  prompted the educational authorities to extend their scope, and  arrangements are being discussed  to include some of the country  schools.  Hitherto, Mr. Mitchell, the instructor, has been spending three  days in Kelowna and then journeying to Penticton for the remainder  of the week. This will now be discontinued so far as Penticton is  concerned, a plan having been  made for the latter place to work  in conjunction with Summerland.  Rutland, Benvoulin and Mission  Creek have all been .mentioned as  likely to join in the plan with Kelowna, but so far nothing definite  has been decided.  No change ia contemplated in  the domestic acience clasaea.  BIRTHS  KNOX-On Thursday, Aug. I, to  the wife of Dr. W. J. Knox, a son.  SPALL-On Tuesday, July 30, to  the wife of J. Spall, a daughter.  WILSON-On Wednesday, July  31, to the wife of H.G. M.Wilson, a son.  The 30 days of grace allowed  by the Canada Registration Boaid  for registering expired on Monday. Attention is now called to  the fact lhat people who marry or  change their place of residence  must notify the Central Regiatrar  within fourteen daya.  America will apend more than  $100,000,000 on shipping to be  constructed in China and Japan.  Announcement is made of the  awarding of contracts for thirty  vesaela of 6,500 tona or more, to  thirteen Japanese yarda.  The Auatrian general commanding at Przemyal haa iaaued an  order condemning the dirty, ragged appearance of the aoldiera  who loaf on the atreeta. Some are  actually begging and ahow no respect to officers, not saluting them  and even shoving them off the  pavement. The order saya if thia  continuea the commander will forbid the aoldiera to use the streets.  Results of B.C.  Entrance Exams.  The results of lhe High School  Entrance examinations were made  public laat weekend. Owing to  the fact that in KeLwna the recently authorized and more aane and  aenaible principle of granting entrance upon the reaulla of the past  year's work, was adopted by Piin  cipal Gordon, only four candidates  presented themselves for examin  ation, of whom three passed with  a very creditable showing of marks.  Thev were as follows:���  KELOWNA CENTRE  Theodore R. Neiah 762, Beaaie  Haug 729, Ronald Todd 728.  Granted entrance standing without examination on recommendation of the principal:  Division I. Donald G. Balsillie,  Jeannie w1 Black, Isobelle G.  Crawford, M. B. DeHart. Violet  Dillon, Alfred J. Duggan, Bessie H.  Duggan, Dorothy J. Graham, Hazel  M. Graham, Agnes I. Laws, Winnifred Longley, Nelson Marshall,  Effie F. Neill, Evelyn Packham,  John V. Parkinson, Marie A. T.  Ritchie, Jessie M. Roger, Margaret  Sanders, Myrtle E. Swerdfager,  Elizabeth I. Thompson, Henry Tutt,  Ralph Weddell, Charlotte Whitehead.  Division II. Ralph Ball, John  Groves, George Mantle, Clair Rowcliffe, Ralph Silver, Cecily Tutt,  Stanley Whitehead.  Non-Municipal Schools  Bear Creek. Number of candidates, I ; passed, I. Kimball Chaplin 554.  South Okanagan. Number of  candidates, I ; passed, I. Betty  Fuller 680.  Private Study, Number of candidates, I ; passed I. Elizabeth  K.Davis 631.  In the three neighboring centres  the results are given as follows :���  RUTLAND CENTRE  Ellison. Number of candidates,  3; passed, I. Eunice M. Teather  276.  Rutland. Number of candidates  5 ; passed, I. A. C. Olive Stafford  597.  PEACHLAND CENTRE  .  Peachland Municipality  Peachland. Number of candidates 6'; passed 4. Bayard O. Iverson 652, Alan Iverson 637, Florence B. Clements 606, Charles F.  Elliott 561.  Non-Municipal School  Westbank. Number of candidates, I ; pasaed, I. Hermon Smith  602.  SUMMERLAND CENTRE  Summerland. Number of can-  didatea, 13; paaaed, II. Ruth  Graham 677, Ronald White 675,  Minnie Ritchie 602, May Hanison  590, Muriel Wilson 590, Laur. nee  Beavis 585, Jennie J. Love 585,  Wilson Morfitt 582, Margaret Robinson 578, Berlha Barnes 565,  Roland E. Reie 558.  Non-Municipal Schools  Naramata. Number of candid-  atea 4 ; paaaed 0.  Trout Creek, Upper. Number  of candidatea, 1 ; paaaed, I. Rich-  G. B. Turner 582.  The examinationa were held 'on  June 24, 25 and 26. There were  1956 candidates, of whom 1422  The examinationa were held in 103  centres.  A total of 1620 public school  pupila in addition have been granted high achool entrance stand.ng  on the recommendation ol the  principals of cities of first and  second class.  Entrance standing was also given  on account of S.O.S. work, but the  returns are not complete.  Penticton centre passed 22 candidates, a perfect score. Kaslo  passed 13 out of 13. South Vancouver passed 191 out of 212, considered to be a remarkable showing.  A Penticton girl, May Macdonald of the Ellis public school, loads  the pupils of the province in the  high school entrance examinations  held in June. Out of a possible  1100, her marks were 887.  Winners  of the bronze medals  given by the governor-general for  Five in Family Have  Seen Service Overseas  Pte. C. Adams Lost Leg From  High-Explosive Shell  Minus s leg, and suffering from  lhe effects of several other wounds  Pte. C. D. Adams, another mem  ber of a Kelowna family which  has given five of its members to  the aervir.e of the empire, returned  laat Wedneaday afternoon. Pte.  Adama went over with the 172nd,  but like aeveral |of that company,  waa tranaferred to the 47ih when  he went over to the front line. He  was in aome of the famous battlea  at Lena, Vimy Ridge and other  places, but the wound which put  him out of action waa received  later while aerving back Jof the  line in the tranaport aeryice. He  waa wilh a party hauling up sand  bags when enemy shells began to  come over, evidentl) searching for  ammunition dumps. Twice the  high exploaive ahell fell short, but  the third reached him. But for the  fact that it firat carte through the  wall of a house which afforded  aome protection, he could not  possibly have escaped alive. Aa  it wa;, he waa badly shattered, portions of the shell striking him in  three or four places, the worst injury being to his leg which had to  be amputated about three inches  above the knee. It was three  weeks before he was able to be  moved to England.  He came over to Canada on the  ill-fated Llandovery Castle which  was sunk on its return journey a  few weeks ago. He ia here now  on special leave from the military  hospital at Whitby, Ont., where he  must return in a short time,! leave  being granted owing to the illness  of hia mother.  He has two brothers still over-  sens. One of them, Alf, is in  France, while Jack is in Scotland  with a'forestry corps. Harry returned about for months ago, hia  leg badly injured by a shell. Hia  father ia alao back after a conaiderable lime in England and France,  where he contracted aathma and  bronchitie.  A telegram has been received  this afternoon to the effect that  Corp. Alf Adams haa been admitted into hoapital suffering from a  gunshot wound in the leg. .  Changes in Tariff  for Carload Shipments  Minimum Loads Based on the  Cubical Contents of Cara  Some importsnt changes ol interest to fruits shippers have just been  announced in tba railway tariff  relating to carload shipments of  fruit and vegetables. It will be  remembered that early in the year  in conference with chief officials of  the CP.R, and' particularly with  the traffic manager, Mr. W. B.  Lanigan, a schedule of minimum  carloads for fruit and vegetables  waa agreed upon, the minimum*  fixed being in most cases very  considerable increases upon the  old schednle with a view to conserving car space, and making  fuller use of available .equipment.  This schedule was based upon  minimum weights of the various  kinds'of produce, a plan which  has not been found to ��� work to  entire satisfaction owing to the  variation in the size, of cars used  for fruit hauling. In the smaller  cars the minimum weight would  often be too much for the capacity  of the car, while the larger cars  could be loaded still heavier without inconvenience.  In a telegram received yesterday  by Dominion Fruit Inspector Loveday, the revised tariff is given; the  basis for minimum loads being the  cubical contents of the car.  The following figures are given:  Fresh Fruit, 60 per cent, of cubical, capacity of car.  Fruit and Vegetables (mixed cara),  66 and two-thirds per cent.  Apples 0��ne   1st  to Sept.  30th),  75 per cent.  Apples (Oct. 1st to  May 31st, 90  per cent.)  Vegetables (early, June 1st to Oct.  15th), 66 and two-thirds. '  Vegetablea (Oct, 16th to May 31st)  80 per cent..  These figures are not to apply  to refrigerator cars of less than  1,500 cubic feet capacity.  Postal Strike Continues  In spite of the report that the post  office strike had been called off,  the trouble still continues in Vancouver and several other points,  due to the government's refusal to  appoint a conciliation board to  adjust the difference with the letter  carriers, and the greatest inconvenience is being fell .through the tie-  up of the mail service. Millions of  letters have accumulrted, and the  situation is growing more serious  every day. Boards of Trade and  public bodies generally appear to  sympathize with the strikers, and  are bringing pressure to bear upon  the government. It now seems  likely that a royal commission will  be appointed to deal with the.j  problem.  the pupil receiving higheat marks  in each diatrict:  Diatrict l-Marjorie P. Locke,  Div. I, South Park School, Victoria, 823 marks.  Diatrict 2-Holly Faulkner, Div.  2, Quer.nell School, Nanaimo, 834  marka.  District 3 Sarah Wright, Div. I,  Dawson School, Vancouver, 833  marka.  Diatrict 4-Willie Wallace, Sex-  smith School, Vancouver, 794  marks.  Diatrict 5-Thomaa H. Mileaon,  Chilliwack, 782 marka.  Diatrict 7-Elaine M. Jackaon,  Kamloopa, 824 marka.  Diatrict 7~May Macdonald, Ellis  School, Penticton, 887 marks.  District 8 Phyllis M. Gregory,  Central School, Rossland, 799  marks.  District 9-Helen S. Fowler, Div.  I, Nelson, 634 marks.  District 10-John Fotos, Prince  Rupert, 775 marks,  Investigate the Pending  Steamship Strike  The commission appointed to  investigate the case between the  steamship owners and the masters  and males of the Merchant Service  Guild, is still continuing its labors  at the coast, having spent its time  so far interrogating variou" officers  snd members of the Guild, thinga  having gone fairly smoothly so far,  The Guild has completed its  case on the point of recognition,  which is the firat phase of the inquiry. Opposing counael were  agreeable to let it be understood  that their opposition to recognizing  the Guild, while recognizing deckers'unions and so forth was because of the nature of the employment, the master of a vessel having  confidential relations with the  owners, and also the difference in  rank, the ateamahip companies  arguing that for masters and mates  to belong to the same organization  would be bad for discipline.  Mr. and Mrs. J. Ball and Ralph  returned yesterday from Calgary.  Mrs. A D. Monsees was a passenger to Vancouver Mondav.  Miss E. F. Edwards left Monday  on a visit to the coast.  Mr. J. L. Wilson went to Vancouver Monday.  E. L. Cross is away this week on  a business trip to the coast.  Mr. and Mrs. W: J. Clement left  Tuesday for Edmonton,  Mra. Galbraith and her sister  went up to Vernon for a short viait  Tuesday.  Mra. Hunter and daughter left  Tuesday for Strome, Alta.  Mra. J. L Pridham and daughter  were' passengers to Vancouver  Tuesday.  Mr. John Rowcliffe left for Regina this morning. On his way  he intends to stay a short time at  Banff. PA&S TOO  KELOWNA RECORD  Thursday, August 1st, 1918  KELOUNX RECORD  HHIil 11 assay ���Sfmrnsmmr ���" aUanraa,  JOIN LIATBLBT  ���DBSCMIVnON  HITS*  1140   aat   leaf:   TSe..   sU   aioatat. UeiUa  SUtas 10 esats aSrStloaal.  AU sstjl tjllias sataaMs aa. astoass  (sabeerlhen   at   taa Madae rata   au aan  sura traasta saalM to trfseis at a States*  at HAI.r BATE, Is.. 71 aaata sat tarts'.  This soselal orlvltat.   U   jtaatsS   Is*   tks  el aSvartlatu ������� alte ��aa tWMst.  I rrlHUC  NOTIOXS.   PBOreSSIONAI.  01BI��  FTC.. Ul rents est rolerna task aat eat*.  I.ami AND TIMBBt SOTICK8-S0 das*. SS  to data ST.  WATHIl NOTIOBS-aS lot live lesertloas.  I.KUAI.  ADVBRTISlNa-rtrst    laesetlea.    II  esats est Has: seek sabeeaesat laaartioa. ��  cents osr Has.  CLAHaiFIRD   ADVBBT1SBMBMTS - S esats  ear word    lirst Inssrtloa.  I  ssat ear word  sei-h enbaseasset laasrttna  IrlHI'lAV    aJWBHTISMWNTB-Two lasksa  aad eadsr. SO esnts trsc laek llrat Itwsttloa  over two Inches 40 cents ear laek Srs*  la  ssrtloa:   SO esats ear lack sack ssbssueeet  Inssrtloa.  All ekaaaee in contract advsrtlssrasata mast  I- In the hands ol ths erlnler br Tnsedtrf  svsaina  to   snsare   pobilcatloa   la   the   asst  A correspondent writes in thia  issue pointing out the danger of  fire-blight to the district if left uncontrolled. This is certainly s  matter which demanda immediate  attention in the intereats of the  whole community. It ia one of  the peculiarities of a fruit glowing  district that each individual ia to a  large extent at the mercy of hia  neighbors, and that his utmost care  and vigilance in combatting diseases and pests can be made of no  avail if his neighbor does not follow  suit. There are many instances of  growers who aie apending hundreds of dollars each year in spraying to destroy pests and working  to fight disease in their trees who  are cursed with a neighbor who  will do neither, and who regularly  each year undoea the work of a  large area surrounding him. In  some cases the mischief is cauaed  by'absentee ownera, whoae orchards, through neglect, have simply  become nurseries of all the ill that  treeslare heirs to.  A reluctance to atir up atrife  amongst neighbors which every  decent man feels, ia the teaaon for  so little action being taken. Moreover il is work for an expert; and  the only remedy seems to be  rigorous periodical inspection by  a proper official, and strict enforcement of the law. If the law ia not  strong enough or definite enough  to deal with the trouble, it needs  amending.  o  New Freight Rates] on  August 1st  New schedules of rates for all  Canadian railways will go into.  effect on August I. Railways are  now preparing their new rate schedules and representatives ot the  roads are in conference with members of the government. The new  rates will be put in force by order-  in-council under the War Measures  Act, and there will be no hearing  of applications before the Railway  Commission as in normal conditions has been necessary. Increases will not be as high as 25  per cent, as had at first been anticipated nor will thev apply uniformly to all commodities, neither  will thev apply to passenger rates.  The Yakima Valley shipped  more than 100 carloads of cherries  this season as compared with 60 in  1917. .  Bicycle Repairs  Also repairs to Baby Canities,  Gramophones,  anil    E'tctricai  Appliances of all kinds.  We have a Very Complete Equipment  for general machine shop work,  including an  Improved Welding Plant  far Brass. Aluminum, Cast Iron  and Steel. Save broken castings  Electric Wiring and Supplies  J. I. Campbell  Aaont for "Mosse/' Bicrcles   .  Abbott Street, comer of Perk Ave.  Phoae 347  Farmers Erect Urge  Lumber  The inn ber mil? erected at Hut-  ton, B.C, bv the United Grain  Growers has cost $500,000 and  haa a capacity of 75,000 aawn  lumber per day. Thia mill ia for  the purpoae of supplying the farmers of the three prsirie provinces  with lumber below prices now  prevalent and on the co-operative  plan.  C Rice Jones, firat vice-president of the United Grain Growers,  states that the mill has been long  desired by the faimers. They are  in need of adequate and cheap  lumber at present. The plant com  prises saw mills, planing mills, lath  mills, machine mills and drying  kilna, and ia one of the moat up-  to-date industries in the lumbering  world.  Situated in the Rocky Mountains  on a 26 mile timber limit owned  by the United Farmers, the mill  will be fed by means of a light  railroad running straight from the  bush to the aaws. A large dam  was built, providing a wide mill-  pool to receive the lumber. After  drying the lumber will be shipped  to the western provinces over the  Grand Trunk Pacific railway, the  main line of which passes through  the limit.  This land was first located by  John Kennedy, now second vice-  president of the company. He  was accompanied by W. A. Willi-  tis, who now has charge of the  whole milling and logging operations. The site was located seven  years ago when no town was cloaer  than 300 milea. Part of the journey  had to be made in a canoe on the  the Fraaer river. The future  advantage ot the land waa realized by the Grain Growera, and a  lease was secured. Now that the  railway is through and the factories  complete, Manitoba farmers as we  as thoae of Saakatchewan and Alberta are aupposed to reap the  benefit of the early prospecting by  the farm company's officials.  Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Gagnon, of  Megantic, Que., are the happy par  ents of their twentieth child.   The  Gagnons have been married twenty  one yeara.  The German government haa  given " final notice " to the public  to give up voluntarily at leaat one  suit of clothea each to the war  workera and the army. Failure lo  meet the demand will reault in  forcible requiaition and delinquenta  wilt be liable to impriaonment for  one year and a fine not exceeding  10,000 marks. How high the need  for fabrica haa riaen ia ahown bv a  decree announcing the impending  confiscation of curtaina which will  be replaced gratia with paper  fabric material or paid for at the  original peace time coat price, leaa  wear and tear.  Dr. MATHISON  Dentist  KELOWNA   ii   B.C.  V^^*r^^*J-*j**ns*S^^-^*S^*s^^*~l*^>S*S*~r^J*^*S-^r^  Car far Hire  Gibson's Garage - Phon* 232  Utl  BURNE & WEDDELL  Barrister,  Solicitors and  Notaries Public,  6. G. Weddell.    ���   John P. Burne.  KBLOWNA  B.C.  R. B. KERR  Barrister  and Solicitor,  Notary Public.  KELOWNA. B.C  JOHN CURTS  CONTRACTOR a BUILDER!  Plans and Specifications Prepared  and estimates given for publicBuild-  inga.Town and Country Residences  JOHN CURTS. KELOWNA  P. W. GROVES  M. an. Soc. C. E.  Consulting Cioll and Hydraulic  Bnglneer  B.C. Land Suroeijor  Surveys and Reports oa Irriastlon Works  Applications for Wster License.  KELOWNA. II. C.  CLIFFORD G. BUCK  INSURANCE BROKER  Life, Accident, Sickness, Fire, Automobile,  Burglary, Fidelity Guarantee  Specializing in Insurance, therefore service  to the Assured  Pbonss 817 and 216  ,/    Packet of  WILSONS   \  FLY PADS  \WIIL KILL MORE FLIE-STH4N/.  \$8��-��WORTH OF ANV   /  ���\ STICKY TLY CATCHER/'  Clean to handle. Sold by all Drug*  (lists, Grocers and General Stores.  Orders for  Local  Scouts  "Bs prepared*     Kelowna Troop  1 Troop First;  Self Last  Correspondence  Readei. sts reminded lhat opinion, sspresaed  in teUers inserts,! under thi. heseine sre net n*ee>-  ssrily endorsed by us. Letters should be as briel as  possible snd le ths point.  To lhe Editor of  The Kelowna Record.  Dear Sir,���Will you kindly grant  me space in your valuable paper  to call attention to a serious condition which is in our midst in regard to fruit growing in this district.  I refer to the menace of fire blight  which is prevalent to an alarming  extent as can be seen in many orchards while driving along lhe  road.  In the first place I am beginning  to wonder if we have a fruit pesls  inspector or not. If we have, according to my idea of the dutiea  of auch aa officer, he ia very lax in  carrying out hia dutita or we would  not be confronted with auch an  alarming amount of fire blight as  there ia. My idea of the dutiea of  our inapector ia that he ahould  viait orchards periodically, and if  anything serioua ia found, to acquaint the owner of the fact and  tell him the remedy, and try to  perauade him to apply that remedy and if unable to do ao, aome  other meana ahould be uaed.  Mow, if I am wrong about the  dutiea of an inapector, I withdraw  thia statement and humbly apologise. If I am not wrong then 1  emphaaize it very atrongly.  I alao have a word to aay in regard lo ownera of orchards. Surely  moat of them know the serioua  nature of fire blight, and I am aur-  priaed that they do not aee that all  affected parts are cut out for their  own aake to aay nothing of infecting their neighbora. It ia rather  diacouraging for one who ia trying  to produce fruit and to take- care  of an orchard aa it ahould be, lo  aee fire blight eveiywhere and  ready to invade hia orchard next  apting and cause endless labor lo  subdue it all over again.  Fire blight is one of the most  deadly things we have to contend  wilh, yet it is thit simplest to con  trol if taken in time and persistently cu! out, but eternal vigilance is  the price of keeping it down.  Some of us have been hardly  hit by frost destroying our fruit,  then we were confronted with  shortage of water, and' now we  are threatened with thia menace,  worat of all, which will put ua out  of buaineaa if we are not careful.  The first of theae three conditions was entirely beyond our control, the second was also as far as  this season is concerned at least,  but the last is entirely in our own  hands to control if we will.  It is not ver) pleasant to have to  explain to visitors when asked  what is the matter with our orchards to have to explain lhat we  are losing them through sheer  neglect. I feel like saving much  more but perhaps this ia enough  to start aomebody thinking.  Thanking you, air, for thia apace,  I am, youra reapectfully,  t A FRUIT GROWER.  Edited by Pioneer.   July 30, 1918  Japan haa decided to accept the  American proposal to aaaist the  Czecho-Slovak,armies in Siberia.  Up to July 19 more than 200  social revolutioniata of the Left  had been shot by the Bolsheviki  forces for taking part in the assassination of Ambassador von Mir-  bach.  The Shape of  the Shoe Toe  ia> ��� vexing problem to lome cub-  tomer*. nnd I got quite a variety of  ihapee with the Men's Beat Boots  that arrived last week. These are  good sellers et my price���  $6.50 pair  DARK, the Shoeman  Quick Repairs, Good Work  Opposite Royal Bank  We expect each patrol to hold a  a separate meeting of its own aome  time this week, for the purpoae of  deciding and letting ua know what  entries their different members can  make for the sports on Regatta  Day. We also wish to have the  time taken of every scout who proposes to go in for any of the swimming events. We have a relay race  of our own and we also wish to  put in a team in the open relay.  The privilege of repreaenting the  troop will be given to the 4 acouta  who can make thebeat time. There  are aeveral membera of the troop  who do not yet hold the Swimmer's  Badge although we are quite aure  they could easily pass the required  test. Make arrangements at once  to try for this badge and also for  the Rescuer's, while the water in  the lake is warm. Every member  of the troop ahould hold both of  these badges. We again repeat  that the summer holidays are a  aplendid time for for paaaing teata.  Scout A. Clarence completed the  teala for hia aecond claaa badge at  camp, and Recruit W. Thomlinson  paaaed the teata for hia tenderfoot  badge on Wedneaday the 24th  inatant.  The shield presented to us by  the Aquatic Association ia awarded to th- patrol which has made  the most progress and has carried  on in the best manner from the end  of September in the one year to  the same time in the next year, so  that there is a little time yet for the  different patrols to raise their stand  ing.  a       a  a  We have just recently forwarded  to the Provincial Headquarters our  annual census returna, which are  given aa at the 30th of June. During the period from the 30th of June  laat year, 9 acouta left the Hoop,  one to attend the R.M.C., Kington,  2 to attend T.C.S., Port Hope, I  enlisted, 3 left Kelowna to work in  other towns, and 2 are still in Kelowna. All of these were second  claaa acoutr, 3 were Kings' acouta,  apd together they held 39 proficiency badgea, so that quite a loaa to  the troop took place in one year,  Thoae left however have been  carrying on well and with a total  strength of 28 we have one King'a  scout, 2 first-claaa acouta, 10 second-  class scouts and 18 scouts holding  65 proficiency badgea, which is the  aame number we held laat year.  e        a  a  We welcome a further acout  column in the Okanagan, namely  that now appearing in the Vernon  News which makes 4 scout columns  altogether in the valley.  We are now able to give the  figures for the total cost of our  camp. Thev include cartage,  stationery, long distance telephone  calls, expreaa and freight on tenta,  hardware, groceriea, meat and the  cook's fee, food, and altogether  amount to $136.40. Against this,  at the rate of $2.30 a head for  camp fees and 25c. a meal for thoae  who viaited us for parts of a day,  we have $45.50 coming, all of  which haa been paid lo date wilh  the exception of $10,50, so that  this vear we shall only have to draw  on our troop funds for the camp to  the extent of $90.90 as compared  with $ 120 last year. We of courae  had a smaller camp this year with  a charge of 50c. more per head,  but then agrin nothing has gone  down in price and our thanks are  due to the quarthermaster for his  good work in this connection. We  also wish to thank Meaara. D. D.  Campbell and Casorso Bros, for  diacounta allowed ua on our ac  counta, and Mr. Geo. S. McKenzie  and Mrs. Whitehead for donations  the camp fund.  Several Scouts who attended  camp have not yet handed in their  diariea and we muat ask them to  show a little keener observance of  the 7th Scout Law.  Dollars may not go aa far nowadays aa they uaed to, but they certainly go FASTER I  Children kicking in gravel and  cinders at an Oitawa atation found  $12,000 worth of securities stolen  at Wakefield.  BANK OF MONTREAL  ESTABLISHED OVER 100  SECURITY  Deeds, Insurance Policies,  Securities and other valuables should be kept safe  from fire and theft.  Safety Deposit Boxes in  the vaults of this Bank at  Summerland may be rented  at a moderate charge.  tiCAO OrFICe, MONTREAL.  D. R. CLARKE, P.   DuMoulin,   Hansen,   Kelowna  Branca.  Supt. British Columbia Branchea. BRANCHES IN OKANAGAN DISTRICT '  VANCOUVER. Araitronj, *   >      Psstictos,      -     SuBsrirlrrW.  Esdcrbv,  Pisllclss,  Pristatss.  Vsrsss.  WM. HAUG  Masons' Supplies  HARD AND SOFT COAL  Phone No. 66  We have what you want in both Common and Finished  LUMBER  DOORS WINDOWS SHINGLES  Prices right.       Delivery Prompt. Satisfaction Guaranteed.  Kelowna Saw-Mill Co., Ltd.  D. LLOYD-JONES. Managing-Director.  Help Win the War--  SAVE WHEAT  Effective July 15th-  The Food Controller requires that we sell one pound  of Substitute with every four pounds of Wheat Flour.  AS SUBSTITUTES WE OFFER  Rye Flour Cornmeal Shorts  Oatmeal Rolled Oats Bran  We strongly recommend the  use of Rolled Oats, a  Canadian product, and the cheapest cereal  Get a recipe for use of substitutes at our feed store  Kelowna Growers' Exchange  PHONE 29  The KELOWNA THEATRE  Saturday���"Sowers and Reapers," featuring Emmy Wehlen.  Tuosday���Fannie Ward in " Her Strange Wedding."   From  the story by George Middleton.  Thursday���To be announced.  COMING���Mary Garden in " Thais."  Two Snows, 8 & 9.30.  Admission, 25c & 10c ��� Thursday, August 1st, 1916  KELOWNA  RECORD  faGt  |Fruit Juices  A limited quantity of  |Cherry Juice and Apricot  Syrup for sale.  \pply  ���  tOrcherd   City Evaporating  f~ompany    -     Phone 131  W. B. M. Calder, Mngr.  WARNING  ���Any person found taking  Issession of and cutting up  ���ft logs, the property of the  jslowna Sawmill Co., will be  osecuted.  Kelowna Sawmill Co., Ltd.  TOWN AND COUNTRY NOTES  H. P. Hodges, of Killiney, was  in Kelowna Monday.  Mr and Mrs. G. Lake, of Vancouver, were among the week's  visitors to Kelowna.  Miss Mabel French left for Olds,  Alia., on Friday after a few weeks'  stay in Kelowna.  Mr. F. R. E. DeHart was in town  last week for a few days, leaving  Monday for Enderby.  Mrs. H. B. Burtch is visiting Mrs.  C. E. Burtch of Penticton at her  summer cottage on Dog Lake.  Pte. Norman Blackwood returned to the coast Friday after his  short leave here.  J. W. Hay, of Peachland, was a  visitor in town Friday.  Mr. and Mrs. W. J. McDowall  and children were down from  Vernon on a visit Monday.  Mr. H. F. Wilmot was in town  Tuesday on business connected  wilh the new provincial assessment.  M1h8 Jenny Dillon was a visitor  to Vancouver last Friday.  Miss Anna Louttet v/as a passenger Friday for Winnipeg-Beach.  Fair day this year will also be  tag day for the hospital and it is  hoped that everyone will gladly  help as so little has been asked for  this institution since the war.  CONTINUING  OurS  ur juramer  Sali  rT'HE Summer Clearance Sale  ends on  Saturday,  August 1 Oth, and  during the end of this week  and all next week we shall offer seasonable goods at  exceptional prices as long as they last.  Embroidery &  Insertions at  Sale Prices    ���  Ecxeptional values include Swiss Muslin and Lawn Embroideries and Insertions      2 yds. for 25c  Embroideries and Insertions in finer  grades, at   iQc yard  Embroideries in wider widths, about 8 inches wide   35c yard  Corset Cover Embroideries in dainty designs, specially priced    35c yard  Flouncing Embroideries, in two grades, 27 ins. wide   55c and $ 1.25  Look'these over and make selection-now as it wili be almost impossible to get these  goods later.   There is nothing coming through from Switzerland at the present time  Khaki Overalls - $2.50  Exceptional  value  in  Khaki Overalls,  suitable  for fruit picking, 6tc.   A good  strong material warranted to wear  Summer Millinery  A good selection of Summer Hats are  still on display in our millinery section.  The prices aie all greatly reduced  White Skirts at Clearing Prices  Extraordinary low prices on women's White Skirts ��f Pique, Drill, Garbadine and  other good washing materials, priced at  $1,50, $2.50 and $2.95  Misses' White Drill Wash Skirts  with  straps over shoulder, button down front  and two pockets.   Priced during the sale at   ONE DOLLAR  Midd  ies  $1.25  Ladies' & Misses' Middies in new styles,  with long and short sleeves   -   -   $1.25  Neckwear,  Half   Price  Many  styles  in   Muslin, Voile and Silk  Collars at       -        .     HALF PRICE  Further Selections in the Shoe Dept.  Child's & Misses' Tan canvas Sandals in all sizes from 5 to 1 i (reg. to $1.35)...85c  Women's White canvas Pumps, rubber soles and high heels  $2.25 pair  Women's Grey canvas Pumps, with grey rubber soles and high heels... $2.95 pair  JERMAN HUNT, Ld.  Phone 361  Kelowna  Miss E. C. Cook was a passenger to Belmont last Thursday.  ���  Miss Sinclair lefl Fridav last for  Winnipeg.  Mre. W. B. Pearson was a visitor  to Vernon Saturday.  Don t forget the Flower Show in  the aqwatic pavilion on Saturday  afternobn.  A party of viaitora from Vernon  laat week end included  Mr.  and  Mra. V. Anderaon and child, Mra.  Lawrence nnd child and Mias  Ward.  A. Mathison of Armstrong was  in town Thursday last on a business visit.  J. Ritchie of West Summerland  was in town on business yesterday.  Mrs. S. Tyller of New Westminster is a visitor in town this week.  T. A. F. Wiancko, dairy inspector under the Department of  Agriculture was in town this week  for a short time.  Mr. and Mrs. G. Lake, of Van-  couver came in Tuesday for a  short visit.  Geo. Thomlinson is opening up  business this week as harness and  shoe repairer in the store next lo  the Royal Hotel and opposite the  C.P.R. wharf.  The Wolf Cubs are leaving tomorrow (Friday) for a week's  camp at Cedar Creek. Arrangements have been made to meet al  the Cub headquarters at 10.30 and  ample transportation will be provided. Any parcels or letters for  the'Cubs may be left at the office  of Mantle & Wilson 'until Wed-  nesday afternoon.  Mrs. Frances L. Neth, of Vancouver, for several years with Dr.  Torrey at Los Angeles Bible Institute, will conduct a Bible conference in Kelowna from August  8th to I Ith, in fhe Baptist church.  The services on Sunday, August  4th (anniversary of the declaration  of war), at St. Michael & All An-  gels' Church, will be: Holy Communion, 8 a.m.; Matins at 10.30  and second celebration of Holy  Communion and sermon, 11 a.m.;  Evensong, 7 p.m. Special prayers,  hymns and sermon.  At the United Church on Sunday morning the sacrament of the  Lord's Supper will be observed.  The evening service will be withdrawn owing to the commemoration service in the park at 7.45 p.m.  Ni-xt Sunday morning in the  Baptist church the Rev. W. Arnold Bennett will preach on " Secret Disciples Encouraged." In  the evening his topic will be " The  Emblem of Heaven's Antidote."  The ordinance of Believer's Baptism will be observed at the evening service, which will commence  at 7 o'clock instead ot 7.30.  The directors of the A. & T.  Association have asked us to give  publicity to the fact that cattle,  horses, sheep, hogs, &c, will be  judged on the second day of the  fair, that all animals to be exhibited must be on the grounds by 10  a.m. and that no stock will be allowed on the grounds lor exhibition  after 10 a.m. This rule will be  rigidly enforced.  Visitors to Manhattan Beach  have often remarked upon the  dangerous nature of the turn from  the end of Ellis to the road leading to the beaci,. It is particularly  bad just now when the bulrushes  have grown up high in the slough,  making it impossible to see anything coming in either direction.  The cutting of these rushes would  have prevented an accident which  happened Sunday night when  Messrs. Calder and T. Morrison  had a collision which did consid  erable damage to both cara. Fortunately no one waa hurl.  BIRTH  HARTWICK - On Wedneaday,  July 24th, to the wife of E.  Hartwick, a son.  G.W. CUNNINGHAM  AUCTIONEER  and  General Commission  Merchant  (Successor to J. C. Stockwell)  Second - Hand Goods  Bought or Sold on  Commission  Flour and Feed Always  in Stock  Next to the CP.R. wharf,  Kelowna  Mowers & Rakes  McCormick Mowers, 4*/-foot cut  McCormick Mowers, 5-foot cut  Deering Mowers, 4��-foot cut  Deering Mowers, 5-foot cut  Rakes in 8-foot, 9-foot and 10-foot lengths  We also carry a good atock of repairs  We have the best assorted stock in town of Valis  Grips, Trunks, Hand Bags, Club Bags, Straps, &c.  W. R. GLENN & SON  Printed Butter  Wrappers  According to the new  Dominion Government  regulation! all farmera  who sell butter either  to the stores or privately, are required to have  it properly covered in  a wrapper on which  MUST appear in prominent letters the words  "DAIRY BUTTER."  The tact it alto emphasized that all butter  in auch package* muit  be of the full net weight  of sixteen ounces, and  in default of same a  line of from $10 to $30  for each offence is imposed. Whey butter  must be so labelled  even when mixed with  dairy butter and dairy  butter retains its label  though it be mixed  with the creamery product.  You can be supplied  with neatly - printed  wrappers for your  butter at the Kelowna  Record Office, for the  following prices:  I AAPAPF.lt t\ PRINTING I  4,1 SO  INCLUDED ��P I ��� J\l  200   ���    ,,    2.00  500   ���    ,,     3.15  1000   ���    ,,    4.50  These prices include Both the  Paper, which is the bett obtainable  for the purpose, and the Printing  of same.    Please note this.  Owing to the extraordinary rise in the price of butter  parchment (which has gone up over 100 per cent) we  have been reluctantly obliged to raise our prices slightly.  Nearly all this paper was previously manufactured in Belgium, and needless to say this supply has been entirely  cut off. Unfortunately there is no guarantee against further increases, indeed, they are more than likely.  Kelowna Record  AUCTION  At the Vacant Lot next to the  Keller Block, Kelowna  Saturday, Aug. 3,1918  Commencing at 3 p.m.  I have been instructed by ERIC DART, Esq., to sell  without reserve TWENTY HEAD OF HORSES  including the following: Imported Hackney Stallion  "Agitator," imported Thoroughbred Mare "Many  Maid," Thoroughbred Stallion "Quick Silver," 3-year,  by Brockhampton ex " Merry Maid."  The above horsea are registered  in  Mr. Darl't name and papera  are in order far transfer.  Balance of stock includes Heavy Horses, Brood Mares  and Foals.   All are young and are probably the best  set up bunch it has been my privilege to sell.  Terms Cash or Approved Notes  J. C. STOCKWELL  Auctioneer  J. A. BIGGER  BUILDER AND CONTRACTOR  Estimates Furnished (or all clai  of work  'GRANDVIEW  Okanagm Centre  Summer  hoarders  received.   Airy  roomt.   House ripht on lake shore.  Good cooking,   Tennis.  Moderate termi. 3ltf PAGE FODB  KBLeWMA   RBCOBS  Thursday. July 25th. 1918  Selling Out At  COST  Now is YOUR chance.    Everything  must go.   All must be sold  before September 1 st  J. C. STOCKWELL  Job  Printing  Commercial Stationery  produced in a neat, clean  and up-to-date style.  Let us help you at any  time in the production of  " copy ' or in the development of your own ideas.  Letter and Billheads  Business Cards  Handbills  Circulars, Notices  Loose Leaf Supplies  [ WANTED! )  FOR SALE'jMcCorraicIt 5-ft. cut Mower  Apply Mrs. Cameron, Guisachan Ranch  Phone 4701. 3III  FOR SALE, Arthur Evans' Canoe. Cheap  for cash. Apply Norman DeHart or  Boi 86. 37-op  WOOD FOR SALE. Good cotton wood  well seasoned, length 10 to 18 inches.  Phone 178. 37tf  WANTED, Good Top Buggy. Apply Box  R, Record Office.  WANTED, empty Syrup Cana or Lard  Pails with lids. Boyt, gat busy and  earn money by bringing them to Cunningham's.  HOUSES WANTED  HOUSE FOR RENT, five rooms,  thiee  minutes  (rom  post.office.   All modern  conveniences.   Apply W. J. Peterman.  37-8p  SITUATIONS VACANT  GIRL WANTED, to assist with housework  and care of children. Apply Mrt. R. W,  Thomas. 36t(  WANTED, Man and Wife, wife at house  keeper, man for mixed farm work, willing lo milk. Apply A. W. Cooke, Box  663, Kelowna. 36-7p  WANTED, a few good Men; $4.50 a day.  Apply office of Mr. McTaviah.       37tf  MISCELLANEOUS  LOST, White  Collie Pup.   Finder return  to Chief of Police. 37-8  WANTED, light[open Buggy, in good con.  dition.   Apply Box A, Record Office.  37P  Notice to Contractors  Sealed Tenders for repairs to the Kelowna Club building will be received up  to 12 o'clock noon, 8th August, 1918, by  the undersigned, at whose office the plans  and specifications may be seen.  H. C. M. WILSON,  Office of Mantle Ac Wilson, Bernard Ave  37  Automobile  For Hire  H. B. BURTCH  Pho  180  Penticton  Steam Laundry  Laundry will be despatched  from  Kelowna  every  Tuesday  Afternoon  returning Saturday  Morning  R.H. BURNS, Agent  At the Club Barber Shop  BUY YOUR  GAS and OILS  FROM  The  Oil Shop  Tube Vulcanising  a specialty  COAL OIL  GOODYEAR TIRES  AND TUBES  ACCESSORIES  CARS FOR HIRE  Five cara available, with  Expert   ���   Courteous   ���   Drivers  Phone  287  Water St.       Prop.: Rear of  South J. W.B. Browne Oak Hall  FREE AIR  Ireland to Send Troops  to Firing Line  The British Government announces that Ireland will be divided into ten areas, with a quota of  voluntary recruits (rom each, to  make up the 50,000 asked (or by  Viscount French, and an individual  area that supplies its quota of  volunteers will be relieved of the  application of the conscription law.  It is understood that if the necessary number of men are not forthcoming by October, conscription  will be applied to raise a force of  150.000.  Hon. E. D. Barrow, Minister of  Agriculture, and Mr. Duncan Monroe of the Land Settlement Board  have selected 51,000 acres of farm  land in the Neuhako and Bulkley  Valleys (or settlement. This land  was formerly held by speculators  who obtained it for from $2.50 to  $5 per acre. The present owners  wili be given a opportunity of disposing of the land to the government at a (air price, and it will then  be made a part of the land settlement scheme, and efforts made to  start development along the community plan adopted by lhe government.  SYNOPSIS OF COAL MINING  REGULATIONS  Coal uialag lisMs al tka Duruinion Itt Haa  itoba, Saskattkewan aasl Anuria, tks Vako  sttiMtT, tka Noitkwsat IssxitEcits. east rr  ortioa ol tka Proviees ai Uiitlak Uilaasbia  iav ba Isasssl lor a tsm ol iwsutv-oaa vanr.  i aa aaaaal route! oi tl aa alas. Mot  on tkaa tJKXs asms tit) ba teased ta oas  aMxIieaai.  ba aiwlitant ia nersoa ta tka ami a* Sab-  Itat ol tks district la Mrfktitt lllktl so-  lied lor an i"  araUTiyJprS ��� CafBfreavisioeal .ol  raat avnUst) lot   '  nolieaat alastsst.  mSiT^  kaatabla oetaat ol tht alia at tka tats ol  vs oeale ear too.  Tks neraoa u���rsllaa Iks mias akall rsrauh  bs ausat srilk swora taiaros aasoBatlag lor  as lull aaaatltr ol ���ariaMniatra, eoal minm)  ad   oar   Ike roraltr tkereoa,   il tka   eoal  ieloa tit-Ma an aot baton msrata*. such  eturos n All be ransisbssl si least orate a  sen  Tbe lean trill ursMs tka aaal minima rialrls  air. bat tka assess tsar bt wastUte* ta aar.  ban waaurar avaihtbls earless starts anas  eoatktsratl ���sesasarr tar the issiliktt el  ke asias at tba rata al IM aa aan.  For  Ml  Cowan's Perfection Cocoa  Cowan's Cocoa is an absolutely Pure Product, Very Refreshing, Highly Nutritious,  Decidedly Healthful and Easily Digested.  Cowan's Cocoa should be in every  household in Canada and should be  regularly used both in health & sickness  You just ask the doctor about Cocoa.  Cowan's is a Canadian industry.  The McKenzie Co., Ld.  GROCERS  Canada Food Board License No. 8-7864���Retail Grocer  " Wasted Food helps the enemy���Be loyal in little things."  ���Canada Food Board  Settle Question of Hindu  The Imperial war conference  held in London and attended by  Sir Robert Borden ar.d his colleagues have been discussing lhe  problem of Hindu Immigration and  have come to an agreement upon  the principle of allowing Hindus  to bring in their wives and children.  The suggestion is to allow each  Hindu permanently resident in  Canada to bring in one wife and  her children, dulv certified as such  by the Indian Government. This  touches upon a question of great  importance to British Columbia,  and' one which has often been  debated.  ^swi^sttmsmm*  bt   Iattrttr, Ottawa, ef   ta  tka Aseat   or  nb-Ateal al jisffl laTaatxs  el tba letsiior.  IM. B.-OaaalbmiasS esriSistltt al Wa aaV  wUI aa* ta aa* Bat*  J. M. CROFT  Bootmaker.  All kinds of Repairs  BERNARD AVENUE,  KELOWNA.  American troops are being transported across the Atlantic at the  rate of 300,000 a month, including  100,000 in American ships, Sir Leo  Money, Parliamentary secretary to  the shipping ministry, announced  in the House of Commons just  recently. Sir Leo pointed out  that while thia deprives the Allies  of some tonnage, the*shipping  organization is such that food and  war materials continue to be carried  in adequate quantities.  In accordance with the war policy of economic retrenchment,  recently decided on by the Alberta  government, provincial offices and  reading and vocation rooms at  Trafalgar Square, London, have  been handed over (or the duration  of the war to the authorities of the  Khaki University of Canada, the  importance of whose work is now  fully recognized by the Dominion  government.  The Supreme Court of Canada  decided on Friday last that the  government order-in-council cancelling exemptions from military  service is constitutional under the  War Measures Act.  AUCTIONEER  I have had over 21 years' experience in the Auctioneering business,  particularly in the liae of Cattle,  Farm Implements and Household  Furniture; and this experience is  at your disposal. It means better  results from your auction sales.  Anyone wishing to arrange for an  Auction Sale should see  or  write  G. H. KERR  Auctioneer  P.O. Box 195 Residence at  Kelowna, B.C. GLENMORE  Mr. C. G. BUCK  Room   I; Leckie Block, is acting as  agent in  Kelowna, and will make al  arrangements for conducting of sales  Phone 217  New Harness &  s   s  The premises next to lhe  Royal Hotel and opposite  the  C.P.R.   wharf,  Kelowna  "If its mad. of  Leather wo can  fix it."  Geo. Thomlinson  Classified "For Sale" or "Want" Ads. Order Form  Use this blank on which to write out your condensed ad., one word in each space.  Enclose money order or cheque, and mail direct to THE RECORD, Kelowna.  RATE���Two centa a word first insertion, minimum pries 25c; subsequent insertions, one cent a wort).  a  ��  Please publish t!  Nan  Add  If desired, rep  are  to be mailed enclose  10c extra to cover cost of postage.

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