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Array r k>  ^oSq*mOv/��>  ivctouma  ttmfo  $&  Ho���<S&\  VOL. X.   NO. 36  KELOWNA BRITISH COLUMBIA, THURSDAY, JULY 25, 1918.���4 PAGES  $1 JO Per Annum  Have Till Sept 1st  te Avoid Tax Sale  New Pound By-Law Needed to  Conform with Municipal Act  The meeting oi the city council  held Monday evening was brief  and confined chiefly to matters of  a routine nature. The principal  business waa the fixing of the date  of a tax sale for the current year  for Oct. 12th, and September 1st  as the last day upon which delinquent rate payer* might pay taxe*  lea* costs and expense*.  It was arranged to repeal the  original Pound Bv-Lsw and amendments and pass a new by-law  drawn up in conformity with the  present provisions of the Municipal  Act.   This was read a first time.  A temporary loan by-law was  alao introduced to obtain funds  from the Bank of Montreal.  A special meeting of the council  was held Wednesday evening for  the purpose of advancing the formalities connected with the passing  of these by-laws.  Aid. Duggan reported that R. A.  Murphy who had contracted to  supply 100 cords of wood for the  power house was unable to do so,  necessitating calling for further  tenders, and it was arranged that  this be done.  Jap in Trouble Over  Horse  A Jap from Westbank was in  the police-court Tuesday on a  charge of horse-stealing. This  charge was afterwards altered to  one of "unlawfully appropriating"  of which he was found guilty and  fined $50 and costs.  It appears he had found a horse  loose upon the range over the  other side of the lake and had  taken possession of it and held it  for a considerable time for his  own use.  The horse in question was one  belonging to Hughes Bros., of Kelowna, and had had a somewhat  adventurous career. Soon after  arriving in Kelowna it had shaken  off restraint, performing the somewhat unusual feat of swimming  the lake. Arriving safely on the  other side it settled down to a life  of freedom on the range, until it  was captured by the Jap and put  to work.  Lend Money to Prevent  Slaughter of Cattle  Members of the Manitoba legislature have endorsed the plan previously arranged by the government to advance certain sums of  money tp resident farmers for the  purchase of breeding heifers. The  object of this move is to prevent  exportation and slaughter of young  breeding stock which is now taking  place owing to the great shoitage  of feed in certain districts of the  province, and also in some portions of the provinces of Saskatchewan and Alberta.  The action which the government through the department of  agriculture already has taken with  regard to the harvesting and stacking of hay was also approved.  Government buyers will purchase the needed stock in the Winnipeg stockyard which is now being flooded with breeding cattle  from the west.  Miss Coxworth was a passenger  to Victoria yesterday.  ��� Mr. C. Maitland left yesterday  on a visit to the coast.  Russell Leckie left Wednesday  on a holiday trip to San Francisco.  Mrs. Alec. Morrison and family  left this morning to join Mr. Morrison at Gull Lake, Sask.  Mr. H. Chesbro, formerly of the  provincial horticultural branch.and  lately ih charge of an orchard near  Vernon, has returned to Kelowna.  Provincial Game Laws  May Be Changed  Commission will Hear Suggestions from Sportsmen of  the Province  A number of important changes  in the game laws of the province  will be made shortly if the reconv  mendations of the various angling  and game associations of the pro  vince are approved by the govern  ment game commission, which will  hold its first regular meeting at  Victoria, on July 29, 30 and 31  One important recommendation  which appears to meet with general approval and which, if adopted  will mean a betterment in shooting^  conditions on the mainland, provides for uniform game seasons.  Heretofore the season has opened  around Chilliwack fifteen days earlier than on the lower mainland  and it has been recommended  that the season open and close at  the same time in both districts. In  the past the duok shooting season  has opened on September 1st and  closed on February 15. It is now  proposed to open the season on  October I, closing on February I.  A bag limit of 25 per day for each  hunter is also recommended, with  the 250 limit for the season remaining the same.  Another recommendation provides for opening and closing of  deer and grouse season on the  same date, Sept. 15 or Oct. I, the  date to be definitely fixed by the  commissioners at their approaching meeting. In the upper country  it has been proposed that the duck  shooting season shall open around  Kamloops and the Cariboo on  September I, but that the season  be closed for prairie chicken. In  the north, where there has been a  closed season for grouse it is proposed to have an open season,  with a small bag limit.  The commissioners believe that  on account of the different climatic  conditions in various parts of the  province that districts should be  created and the laws arranged to  govern accordingly. The northern  section includes all north of the  Grand Trunk Pacific Railway, the  interior district will include all  south of the G.T.P. and east of  the Cascades, and the coast district to include Vancouver Island  and all west ot the Cascades. The  public.sessions at the coming conference of the game commission  will probably be attended by representatives from various parts of  the province who are interested in  the game situation and who are  anxious to co-operate with the  officials in their work.  Foch's Strategy Places Army oi  Crown Prince in Dangerous Corner  Germans Making Frantic Efforts to Fight Way Clear of  Tighter Grip on Soissons-Rheims Salient  New Food Order  Concerns Householders  Must Buy Flour Substitutes  Amounting to 25 per  cent, of Purchase  Mr. Ed. Gray, of Okanagan Mission left yesterday for Victoria, on  a visit to his brother Robert, who  has lately been invalided home to  the military convalescent hospital,  Esquimalt. This gallant soldier has  had an adventurous and distin-  guised career since leaving Kelowna some three years ago to go  overseas with the 72nd Seaforth  Highlanders. With that famous  regiment he fought in many engagements with such zeal as to  win for himself the coveted military  medal. He was wounded at Vimy  ridge, resulting unfortunately in  the loss of his left leg, which has  kept him confined to hospital for  a considerable time. Lately he  has been decorated by the Russian  government in recognition of ser  vices rendered.  Mrs. (Dr.) A. J. Gordon of Vancouver is a present on a visit to Dr.  and Mrs. Telford.  A brush fire back of Peachland  has been causing some trouble  during the past week.  Herbert Hoover, United States  food administrator, told the Allied  food controllers in London that the  corner in food production and  supply has been turned. There is  no longer anything to tear from the  German U-boats, he declared. In  his address,'delivered at the Mansion House, he said: "The submarine menace no longer threatens  the food supply. We have turned  ths corner at last."  The War situation has developed  considerable interest during the  past week, and news has been  more favorable than for many  months past��Following the breakdown of the German offensive, and  the French-American counter blow  in the neighbourhood of Soisons  and Chateau-Thierry, the tables  have been almost completely turned upon the enemy, who is now  struggling to withdraw his forces  Iron a perilous situation. Despatches from the front declare  that the allies' bombardment from  both sides of the Rheims-Soissons  pocket leaves the Germana only a  seventeen - mile passage for the  withdrawal of their forces.  For a time news showed the retreat, to be so precipitate as to  almost become a rout, but bv  heavy rear-guard fighting and the  hastening of reserve troops for the  Crown Prince's help fron further  north, the enemy has managed to  stave off disaster so tar.  The retreat was first in the direction of Fere-en-Tardenois, but the  allied aviators have set fire to this  place and Fismes, points of enemy  concentration, dropping more than  32,000 pounds of bombs on these  two cities The allies are still progressing at several points, while  the Germans are withdrawing towards Vesle.  The German retreat north from  the Marne was illuminated by  burning villages, the sky being illuminated from horizon to horizon  by blazing towns and smmunition  dumps. The Americans are believed to have captured Buzancy,  four miles below Soissons, and  east of the Soissons-Chateau-Thier-  ry highway. The French are reported to ba holding OuIch)-lc  Chateau.  The enemy's communications  ���re being seriously threatened and  actually cut off at several points.  Great numbers of prisoners and  vast piles of stores are reported to  have been captured, though no  clear details as to the result of the  lighting have come to hand.  News from the front will be  eagerly watched during the next  few days it being generally understood that vast consequences hang  upon the result of the next few  days' fighting. Should Foch's  squeezing tactics succeed in cutting off the army of the Crown  Prince or greatly reducing its  effectiveness, the effect on the war  ���situation would be tremendous.  German newspapers are already  beginning to admit their failure  and to prepare the country for  news of defeat. Peace proposals  are in the air again, and it is said  that Germany is approaching Spain  to act as mediator.  Latest reports state that the Germans have countermanded their  retreat orders and are endeavoring to rush in troops to enable  them to still make a stand in the  Soisson-Rheims sector.  Commission Enquires  Into Steamship Trouble  Session of Board Conducted  Monday in Vancouver  The roval commission appointed  to inquire into the matter of wages  of masters and mates on western  steamships and also as to the status of the Merchant Service Guild  which lately threatened a strike  which would have affected the  boat service on the Okanagan lake,  began its sessions at Vancouver  Monday.  The evidence of Andrew Good-  lad, secretary of the Guild sketched the progress of the trouble  from the issuing by the Guild on  April 19th, of a new scale of wages  and working conditions and sent  it to the owners. The latter declared they were willing to consider the question of wages but  refused to recognize the Guild or  to deal through it with the men.  On May 23, a ballot or plebiscite was taken among the members of the guild on two questions  presented, One asked if the members preferred dealing direct with  their employers, the other gave  instructions to the' guild to act for  each member. The result of this  vote was that 99 per cent, of the  membership voted for the guild to  act for it. The guild then, after  finding that it could not persuade  the owners to deal through it, asked the government to appoint a  board of conciliation.  Mr. Goodlad then went on and  told of the final decision of the  guild to strike unless the royal  commission was appointed. The  consequence of this decision was  that the present board comprising  W. E. Burns, chairman; E. A.  James for the owners, and J. H.  McVety for the guild was appointed.  The United State* armored  cruiser San Diego, 13,680 tons, waa  torpedoed by a German submarine  ten miles off Fire Island, New  York, on Friday. There appears  to have been no loss of life.  Ready Pluck Prevented  Drowning Accident  Three in Trouble at Dangerous  Part of Beach  A party of visitors in town had  an unpleasant experience Saturday  evening in the water near the ferry  wharf, which might have ended  fatally but for the ready and plucky  assistance of Earl Raymer.  The beach at this point slopes  off very suddenly a few feet out  info deep water, a fact of which  strangers are likely to be unaware.  The party were sitting along the  promenade enjoying the pleasant  evening while the children paddled in the water. Suddenly one  of the youngsters got out of his  depth and went under. The lady  of the party noticing his danger  rushed into the water and managed  to seize him. In their struggles,  however, the treacherous sand  gave way beneath her feet and  she too slipped into deep water.  Her husband by this time was in  the water endeavoring to rrach  them, and he, too, was in danger  of being dragged in, when Earl  Raymer pluckily dived in and after some effort managed to get the  three of them ashore.  It has been suggested lhat a  warning be placed in a conspicuous  place so that strangers would be  msde aware of the dangerous nature of the shore to all but good  swimmers along the front of the  promenade. There are plenty of  shallow and safe bathing places  for children, for instance on the  south aide of the grandstand, but  between the pavilion and the wharf  the beach shelves off very suddenly into deep water and non-swimmers are very Habit to lose their  foothold if they approach too near  the edge of this sandy shelf.  Twenty sheep are required to  provide sufficient wool to keep one  soldier clothed. In Canada there  are less than 5i sheep per soldier.  Wool is at a record price, as is also  mutton. The Canada Food Board  urges greater production of sheep  ���nd municipal co-operation.  A new Food Control order is  one of which all housewives must  take careful nete, especially ss it is  already in force. It relates to the  purchasing of flour substitutes, for  the purpose of economizing in  wheat consumption. The order,  which is dated June 27th and came  into force July 15th, makes it  obligatory upon ail purchasers of  standard flour, to obtain at the  same time substitutes, such as rye  flour, corn meal, bran, oatmeal,  tolled oats, etc., in the proportion  of one pound to four pounds flour.  No dealer is allowed to aell flour  except upon these conditions. This  proportion applies to all points  west of Port Arthur. East of there  double the amount of substitutes  must be purchssed.  Dealers aie placed under a heavy  penalty for violation of this order,  and will be liable to a fine not exceeding $1000 and not less than  $100, or to imprisonment for a  period of three months, or to both  fine and inprisonment.  High  alien Resells  Vancouver Pupil Wins Highest Marks (877) for Province  Germany Planned Invasion of Canada  That Teuton conspirators planned even after America's entrance  into the war to use German reservists to invade Canada and Mexico  is indicated in the seized correspondence of Frederick von Strensh  who when arrested was described  ss a former protege of Biamarck.  To-day he is described as a relative of the German emperor.  The objects of the proposed invasions, according to the authorities, were to hamper the despatch  of Canadian troops abroad and to  join armed Mexicans for the purpose of making an attack upon  the United States.  In these letters were sentences  indicsting that between November  1915 and April 20, 1917, plots  were in existence for 25,000 German reservists to cross from Buffalo to Btidgeburg, Ont., and for 100  Germans to enter Mexico at a  point along the Rio Grande.  The seized correspondence also  disclosed that a German, assuming  a Russian alias and disguise, had  entered the employ of the Curtiss  aviation plant. The spy is now  being watched by U.S. officials.  The results of the Jane High  School examinations conducted by  the provincial department of  education nave been announced  as follows: all the students writing  in Kelowna obtained the required  500 marks but three students in the  Matriculation class must write  supplementary examinations in one  or more subjects, either this fall or  next June to obtain complete  Matriculation standing.  The following are the candidates  and the total marks obtained (total  marks 1000, passing mark 500) :���  Second Yesr Class:  Dorothea Buck .742  Sara Gray 611  .Eileen Fowler 574  Phyllis Teague 554  Winnie Lang 551  Ida Reekie 522  Bert Davis, Lloyd Day, Carl Mo  Kenzie and W. Raymer left school  to work on farms on June 1st. and  ���re recommended for promotion;  Third Year, Matriculation Class:  Frances Hereron 685  Terence Crowley 609  Louise Campbell 595  Cecilia Mcintosh 578  Eleanor Dawson 572  Marguerite Budden...545  Godfrey Groves 517  Rutland Superior School  No. of candidates 4, passed 2.  Second Yesr Class:  MaryHomuth 606  Esrla McDonald 506  Leonard Breckon Wrinch. ���  student of King Edward High  School .Vancouver, carried of tbe  coveted silver medal, awarded by  His Excel ency the Governor-Gen-  ersl and also won the $ 150 scholarship given to the student achieving  thehighest standing in the province.  Of the 998 candidates who presented themselves for examination  646 pass in all subjects, and 156  are granted university supplemental examinations.  Postman's Strike is  Called Off  The secretary of the Letter Carriers' Association called off the  Dominion wide mail strike yesterday. It is understood that the  government has met the demands  of the men. This is supported by  an official statement from the departmental offices that the government hss decided to "go a long  way towards meeting the requests  of the postal employees."  Repairs which the Germsns  made to the mole and locks at  Zeebrugge have again been destroyed by allied airmen. Two  torpedo-boats have been sunk in  the harbour and the canal remains  closed. The German observation  tower at Lisseweghe was also hit  by the airmen. ���  The giant White Star liner the  ' Justicia" was sent to the bottom  off the Irish coast last Saturday  morning after a running fight with  eight German submarines, which  lasted upwards of twenty four  hours. Eleven members of the  crew but no passengers lost their  lives. No less than ten torpedoes  were fired at the huge ship, eight  striking her, the last two penetrating the engine-room and forehold,  The "Justicia" sank slowly allowing plenty of time tor the transfer  of passengers and crew to a tug.  British Ready For  Delayed Offensive  Prince Rupprecht is Awaiting  Signal from Higher Up  The British are watchfully waiting for Prince Rupprecht's prepared offensive. Great masses of  German storm troops are ready.  Plans prepared weeks ago only  wait the signal from the German  high command. A huge concentration of artillery ia also ready.  The airdiomes are crowded with  machines. Rupprecht is simply  awriting the high command's signal  which doubtless awaits developments on the crown prince's front.  It is believed Rupprecht has actually set the date several times. The  last wss to follow the expected  success on the Champagne front,  but delay became necessaiy. His  army group, however, is intact,  only a few reserves have been  drawn into the Champagne. It is  absolutely certain that recent events  have so lessened the confidence of  both the army and the people in  Ludendorff and Hindenburg that  some dazzling strokes are needed  ie the quickest possible time. But  with barely ordinary luck the Allies  should turn developments favorably. Undoubtedly much heavy  fighting is ahead. The Allies probably have as many or more troopa  than Germ, ny in strategic positions.  The Allies sre not out of the wood,  but sre certainly warranted in  breathing easier.  Another Fall Fair special Prize  of $10 has been offered by the  Land & Agricultural Co. of Canada, with a second prize of $5. by  Holman's Orchard Co., Ltd., for  an Apple Packing Competition tor  be judged on points (speed and  pack, rkc). PAGE TWO  KELOWNA RECORD  Thursday, July 25th, \\  KELOJiiNH RECORD  r�� UisM <��, T����r*aWv at Mm*.  JOIN LMTnJGT  Miter ead r>*1irie*��w  ���Is   aeat**.  Darts*  ��� .ItJBSCBIITtON BATBI  II.SU   ear   naf:   Me.  Slat.. 14 osats ��I**W|J**I  SS s*be*ri*tleee *�������**��� I* adveae*  BnlrsriSui* *�� tk* itnatr rats at* save  .lira MD*ra Basiled to Meeds at �� (Hstaaes  al HAI.P RATI. U.. IS s**��a rat v*��r.  Ills snscial erivllsn is ��r**Ss* ** ttw  arrrpoas ol aeWtisia* tas sltv tad  ADVERTISINU RAW  I UDUK NOrtOIS. PR0FIS8I0NAL UARHS.  KTV... KS oral* psi column Ine* ear ��������'.  LAND AND T1MBKB NOTICE8-S0 data. 18:  SO dava ST.  KATBR N0TUM8-SS lor ltv�� laserllors.  I.KtIAI. AnVRRTIBlNO-HrsI Isasftkr*. IS  sent* ear lias: sach aebssaeset lassrtioa. ���  osats oar Uaa.  CLASSIFIED ADVEHTIBBllErtTS -S tents  etr word Hrrt ttaartle*. 1 asat ear aord  saoh snbaaautal laasrllsa.  DISPLAY ADVERTISEMENTS - Two l*sks*  aad aadsr. IO ssats ear leak tint lassrtioa  ovsr two Inchss s!0 osats osr laat Sfsi Inssrtloa: 20 esats esc Inch seek Mbesnaeet  insert Ion.  Airplane to Detect  Forest Fires  The department of lands is to  negotiate for the lease of a hydroaeroplane for a series of tests in  the way of a forest patrol in the  air. Should the ezperimenls prove  satisfactory the department will  arrange to have an aeroplane pat-  rol nest year. It will not have to  go outside of the service for aviators  as a considerable number of the  forestry staff have been serving in  the Royal Flying Corps. It is believed that by means of aeroplanes  a verv much more effective scouting system for fire outbreaks can  be maintained than by launch and  horseback as at present. With the  large shoreline and network of  inland lakes it is believed that  hydroplanes will have convenient  landing places in abundance. Hon.  T. D. Pattullo, who has been interested in the possibility of an aeroplane service for his department,  is expecting to make a trip aloft  himself during the course of the  experimental trips.  All okanras In contract advsrtlssaisata asast  hs in ths hands ol tks printer hv Tottdft*  svsnine to aster* ooblloailoB I* Ik* sail  Issue.  Since Aid. Mantle pointed out  at a recent council meeting the  need of some adtquate public  hall in Kelowna there has been  a revival of discussion of this burning subject and there is no doubt  about the existence of a strong  feeling in most people's minds that  "something should be done." Had  the city possessed other similar  buildings at the time of the fire  which destroyed the Opera House  the loss would not have been so  great. But alas I it was the only  one, and its loss was nothing short  of a public disaster. It is to be  feared that Kelowna never fully  realized the debt it owed to the  late Mr. Raymer for his enterprise  in putting up that building���" You  never miss the water till. the well  runs dry I"  Of course, it is almost a sacrilege to speak of amusement with  the war on, but it is impossible to  live without relaxation of some  sort occasionally. Even in the trenches the boys will have their fun  and it is a safe bet that these same  boys would not be any more plea-  sed to learn that the folks they  had left behind were to be driven  crazy by sheer dulness and lack of  recreation. Understand, this is not  meant to excuse extravagant plea-  sure-seeking in war time. But in  avoiding this there is no need to  drop into sheer inanition.  Besides, the need nf a public  hall i* not merely a question of  amusement. We have the "movies" for that, und the many outdoor  sport* which are better for young  and old than indoor shows at this  time of the year anyhow. There  is an educational side to the thing,  Without a proper public gathering  place a community the size of this  is almost as badly off as an old-  world village without its town  pump.  This whole question of recreation  and amusement for young and old  but especially for the young, is  one which Kelowna and other  places like it will have to face in  the near future. Boys and girls  are growing up around us with  natural thirst for something better  than parading the streets and more  exciting than weeding gardens or  raising pigs. They are growing up  like plants in an impoverished soil  ���but what's the good of preaching;  everybody knows it. Who is go.  ing to get busy and find a solution ?  A British air raid on the Schles  wig-Holstein coast resulted in the  destruction of a great hangar and  two Zeppelins therein. Schelswjg  is 350 miles from the nearest Allied  point.  Garden peas grown from Belgian seed brought to this country  fifty years ago are being shown by  Mrs, McAllister, of Milner, B. C.  These peas were brought over by  Belgian lad) who has recently died  and were found among her possessions after her demise. Mrs. McAllister planted a few as an experi  ment and every one of them germinated. The seed is being saved  by Mrs. McAllister and these Belgian peas will be perpetuated in the  district.  The department of education  has announced that the provincial  normal school at Victoria will open  for the next session on September  3, 1918. The students attending  Normal from all points east of  Hope on lhe main line of lie  C.P.R. must, bv regulation, attend  Victoria.  The newspapers are giving prominence to a report of a new type  of British airplane which, having  been tested at lhe front with the  greatest success, is about to be employed in large numbers. It is said  not one of these wonder machines  has been downed.  Prince Arthur of Connaught who  arrived in Victoria Monday, is to  apend three days on Vancouver  Island in the course of which he  will inspect the different military  establishments and visit all the  military convalescent hospital*.  To-day he is going on to Vancouver  to make an inspection there.  Brigadier-Genrral R. J. Gwynne,  director general of mobilization, is  to meet the prince as the personal  representative of the Dominion  government. He will accompany  him acroBS Canada. Prince Arthur  ia also to be met by Sir Frank Barnard, the lieutenant-governor:  Major-General R. G. E. Leckie, Hon  J. W. DeB. Farris, acting premier,  and a militaiy guard of honor.  Car for Hire  Gibson's Garage  Phone 232  m  BURNE & WEDDELL  Barrister,  Solicitors and  Notaries Public,  E. C. Weddell.    ���   John P. Burne.  KBLOWNA   B.C.  R. B. KERR  Barrister  and Solicitor,  Notary Public.  KELOWNA.  B.C  ' When using x  '    WILSON'S   N  FLY PADS  READ   DIRECTIONS  ^      CAREFULLY AND  . >*v FOLLOW THEM/  , \-\     EXACTLY/  Far more effective than Sticky Fly  Catchers. Clean to handle. Sold by  Orrigijists an J Grocera t.vi rywhere-  Orders for  Local  Scouts  I ���*�� prepared*     Kelowna Troop  I Troop First; Self Laat  Notes from th* Prairie Fruit  Markets Bulletin  JOHN CURTS  CONTRACTOR a BUILDER:  Plans and Specifications Prepared  and estimates given for publicBuild  ings.Town and Country Residences  JOHN CURTS, KELOWNA  F. W. GROVES  M. Can. Soc. C. E.  Consulting Clcll and Hydraulic  Engineer  B.C. Land Suroetjor  Surveys snd Reports on Irrigation Works  Applications foi Wster Licenses  KELOWNA, B.C.  CLIFFORD G: BUCK  INSURANCE BROKER  Life, Accident, Sickness, Fire, Automobile,  Burglary, Fidelity Guarantee  Specializing in Insurance, therefore service  to the Assured  By  Commissioner J. A. Grent, Calgary.  Green apples are arriving from  Yakima, Okanagan, B. C��� and the  Franer Valley. The market is hungry for pie stuff and these are selling at a good price. The first box  arriving from B. C. sold at $4.00.  Armstrong celery is coming in considerable volume and sells at 15c.  lb. wholesale. The chief vegetable  in demand is the spud.  The management of the Dominion Express Co. both in B. C. and  Alberta have been very energetic  during the paat week instructing  their messenger loadeis and unloaded, the correct method in  handling perishable and tender  fruit. Fruit is now arriving without  the pungent odor formerly noticed  when the ventilation en route was  not so rigidly looked after. Besides  the handling of the crates is greatly itiproved. The shortage of  labor and continuous change of  workmen makes it an onerous task  for the management to keep the  service efficient. Last week's campaign by Dominion Express officers  will save the shippers and buyers  considerable money, give consumers a better impression of B. C.  fruit, and enlarge the express shipments.  B. C. has now control of the  cherry market, and some fine Bings  and Lamberts are coming in from  there. The recent rains caused  many ripe fruit to split and the  warm spell caused the juice to leak  from the split and n ould in it. The  loss is not as great as appearances  would indicate, and if picked over  a great portion would grade No. I.  However, wholesale merchants  cannot pick fruit over at, peak of  season, and as a result this off condition stuff is jobbed. The cherry  market has recovered and good  prices are again obtaining. Some  nervous shippers who have consigned their goods to retail merchants  and public markets are the only  'bears." The public market on the  prairie is the slaughter house lor  B. C. f.'uit. Job lots are either  peddled or sold on the public  market, and good fruit consigned  to the public market meets with  this competition. The day may  come when public markets on the  prairie will handle choice' fruit  entirely, but it is not in sight yet.  B. C. shippers who receive a big  price for their first early fruit on  Coast markets are often disappointed in their returns for same goods  sold on the prairies. The conditions are altogether different in the  two points, The prairie draws its  supplies from many early points in  the U. S. and eaily varieties are  generally small and poor in quality  by comparison with later sorts. Our  early varieties come into competition with later and better varieties  from earlier places. Some parts of  Oregon and Washington will have  reached the peak of the season  when ours is just beginning They  ship largely to Calgary and our  supply of early inferior varieties ia  entirely discounted by them Late  stuff always finds a good market,  at a good price, when all competitive stuff is off the market and  B. C. has the field to herself with  the best quality of goods. B. C.  growers would be well advised to  grow late stuff rather than early for  the prairie market, in many cases,  and never early varieties of inferior  size and appearance.  Phones 217 and 216  Edited by Pioneer.   July 23, 1918  There will be a meeting at the  scoutmaster's office on Saturday of  this week, the 27th instant, at 7.30  p.m., of Patrol Leaders and  seconds, at which a full attendance  is required. We wish to ascertain  what entries we shall be able to  put in for the land and water sport*  on Regatta day. A preliminary  programme will be out before this  column appears, and we should  like all leaders to be able to aay  what entries can be made from  their patrols.  There will be a special prize  given to the scout who wins the  the greatest number of points during the day.  ��� a  a  Il was with a deep sense of regret  and personal loss that we learned  of the death in action of our great  friend, Mr. E. C. Mclntyre. Mr.  Mclntyre was scoulmaster of the  Rossland Troop at the time it won  lhe Lieutenant-Governor's Shield,  it being the first troop to win it, for  the season 1911-12. He was one  of the most courteous and obliging  officials in his daily work we have  ever had in Kelowna and hia cheery  smile will not soon be forgotten.  He always seemed to see "the  silver lining through the dark cloud  shining." To Mra. Mclntyre we  express our very deep sympathy  ���      ���  a  We are very glad now to be able  to say that it has been definitely  decided to hold a two-day conference of Okanagan Valley scout  officers and patrol leaders at either  Penticton Summerland or Kelowna  The time has not yet been definitely settled, but we expect that it will  be during the week between Christ-  mas and the New Year. Provincial Headquarters are going to pay  for the transportation of all delegates and they will be billeted  round different homes at the town  where the conference ia held. We  have frequently stated in this  column what a benefit a good  conference of this sort could be,  and the time ia not too soon to  make preparations for the coming  one right away.  J. A. BIGGER  BUILDER AND CONTRACTOR  Estimate* Furnished for all classes  of work  WN^VWWWW^.  Sunday  Footwear  I intend to make a little change thie  week, ai there are a couple of hundred paira of Men'a Beit Boota arriving. Thaw are a line that many  have aalred for and aell for $8. I  ahall put theie on sale aa a special  directly they get here at  $6.50 pair  DARK, the Shoeman  Quick  Repairs, Good Work  Opposite Royal Bank  BANKQFMQNTREA  The scoutmaster and P.-L. Godfrey Groves were the guests of the  Summerland Troop on Saturday  last, the former with Scsutmaater  Zimmerman and the latter with  P.-L. J. Gayton, and motored down  on Sunday with the whole of the  Summerland troop to visit the  Penticton Troop in camp at Okanagan Falls, The Penticton scouts  were some 25 strong with the  Commissioner, Scoutmaster Atkinson and Mr. Smith, who was in  charge of the cooking.  It is a very beautiful drive from  Penticton to the Falls and the  camp is very p.ettily situated at  the south end of Dog Lake and a  short distance from the falls of  Okanagan River. There were four  patrol tents, headquarters and the  cook tent. One great advantage  they had over our own camp was  a wharf with a spring board.  We arrived in camp just before  tent inspection by the commission,  er, after which a bathing parade  was enjoyed very much by everyone. P.-L. Alec Smith of the Summerland Beavers experimented  with a new dive which he may be  persuaded to repeat at our regatta.  It takes two others though to help  him with this spectacular feat. After bathing parade everyone did  their best to consume all the available grub in camp after which compulsory rest was certainly appreciated. Later in the afternoon  camp aervice was held by the  commissioner, followed by another  bathing parade, followed again by  supper. The guests and visiting  scouts left for home soon after. It  was a most enjoyable day for all  concerned, and we wish to thank  Mr. Atkinson and his scouts as  well as Mr. Zii merman and his  scouts for their kind hospitality.  We believe the proper scout spirit  of brotherhood is being crested by  this intermingling of the scouts  from different troops, and may the  good work continue.  There will be a special meeting  of the Cubs at the cub room on  Friday evening, at 7.30, to make  arrangements for camp. The datea  are now definitely fixed-August  2nd to the 8th, and all Cubs will  be expected to attend the meeting  to get orders and instruction*.  ESTABLISHED OVER Ml YEARS  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.  OJ  HtAD OrrtCCMONTReAL  D. R. CLARKE, P.  DnMonUn,   Muaisr,  Kelsw** Bt  Supt, British Columbia Branch**. BRANCHES IN OKANAGAN DISTRICT  VANCOUVER. Ansstrsss,     .      P.stitlos.  Esfcrsr. ���       PrisEStSB,  Sur  Vsmss.  WM. HAUG  Masons' Supplies  HARD AND SOFT COAL  Phone No. 66  We have what you want in both Common and Finished  LUMBER  DOORS WINDOWS SHINGLESt  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 Roiled 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  CREAM PRICES  from May 1st, 1918  Kelowna prices: No. 1 ��� 48c per lb. butter fat  No. 2 - 46c      ��� ���  KELOWNA CREAMERY, LTD.  The KELOWNA THEATRE  Saturday���"The Cinderella Man."    Mae Marsh again displays  her half-compassionate, half-whimsical talent.  Tuesday���" The World   Apart."   A western  story featuring  Wallace Reid and Myrtle Stedman.  Thursday���To be announced.  Two Shows, 8 & 9.30.  Admission, 25c & 10c Thursday, July 25th, 1918  KELOWNA  RECORD  PAGE THREE  Our Summer  Clearance Sale  COMMENCES ON SA TURD A Y  We shall place on sale Saturday morning at 8.15 a great  many Ready-to- Wear Garments, Small Lots and Oddments.    The difficulties of procuring merchandise  mar\e this Sale an event to he taken full  advantage  of, and the extraordinary  reductions are such that careful  buyers Will appreciate the  values offered.  Exceptional Sale of Dainty Summer Waists  Many new and prettily-designed Waists in  Voile, Muslin and Organdie will be offered  at this very low price. The latest features  are embodied in these garments.   Some as  high   in   price   as   $3.95    No phone orders       $1  EXCELLENT VALUES in Silk, Voile and  crepe-de-chene Waists to be cleared to make  room for new goods coming in. Prices up  to $6.75, to be offered at    $3.95  Clearance of Summer Millinery  . Ml our millinery will be reduced to bargain prices  Unusual reductions will be made in our Millinery  section, our desire being to make a speedy clearance  of our Summer Hats in the shortest time possible.  The sale of Millinery should prove interesting at this  time as there are still a few months to wear them.    v-  OUTING Hats for Ladies and Children   75c  CHILDREN^ Straw Hats, trimmed bands   25c  PANAMAS, Chips, Straws and Tagels, in a large  variety of shapes    $1  Mine/ Middies in while, With assort-  ed trimmings  Long sash and smocked pockets... $ 1  While Cotton Suits with Colored Spots  and Stripes.  Priced up to $8.75  $2.95  Special Prices in our Shoe Department  Women's white Canvas Pumps, rubber soles and high heels  $2.25  Women's white Canvas High Shoes, with rubber soles and heels  $2.15  Women's Grey Canvas Pumps with grey rubber sole and high heels  $2.95  This is an exceptionally smart pump.  Children's   White   Canvas   Oxfords,  rubber soles and heels  85c  Boys'and Girls' White Canvas Balmorals, rubber soles and heels.,.$1.1S  Morning & House Dresses, $1,25  Gingham and Print House Dresses are remarkable values at this low price. The  styles are all in keeping with present-day requirements and come in Checks,  Stripes and plain colours.   Sizes 36 to 44   $1.25  DRESSES in Silk, Poplins, Voiles and Prints.    Prices  up $20, all  reduced  REMNANTS AND ODDMENTS  TUESDAY  MORNING we will dispose of all remnants and oddments that  have accumulated during the past season���Silks, Velvet, Ribbons, Gingham,  Crepes, Sheetings, Dress Goods, 6cc, all below cost.  Corsets $1. Excellent values  during this sale  whice will include Corsets correct in style  and in good quality coutil, at $1  Cotton Host 25c.   Ladies' Plain Cotton Hose in Black, reg. 35c, for 25c.  Women's Summer Knit Underwear.   At 25c���Women's Cotton Vests with short  sleeves or no sleeves; At 45c���Women's Knit Combinations���cannot be bought  to-day under 65c���for 45c.  Gloves, 65c pair.    Grey Lisle Gloves, Fownes make, in sizes 6 to 6��, at 65c pair.  JERMAN HUNT, Ld.  Benvoulin Notes  Mrs. Findlay is visiting her  daughter Mrs. Gordon Scott.  Miss Willey from Vancouver is  spending a few weeks with her  brother Rev. F. Willey.  There will be a prayer meeting  every Wednesday night in Bethel  church at 8 o'clock. Every body  welcome.  The Ladies Aid of Bethel church  gave a wheatless thimble tea on  Thursday last, realizing over $5.  The refreshments served were very  tasly and went to prove that wheat  flour is not essential to dainty cooking.  The ladies of the Glenmore district gave a dance in aid of the  Red Cross on Monday night, July  15 th, at which they realized the  sum of $21.75 clear, which they  handed in to the Benvoulin Red  X Society. The Benvoulin ladies  wish to take this opportunity to  thank Glenmore for this sum.  IN THE SUPREME COURT OF  BRITISH COLUMBIA  In Probate.  IN THE MATTER of the Estete of Ar-  thur Wigglesworth,  deceased,  lete   of  Rutland, near the City of Kelowna, B.C.  NOTICE IN HEREBY GIVEN that all  creditors or other persons having any  claim or demand against the estate of the  above-named deceased, who died on active service in France on the 6th dey of  September, 1917, end probate of whose  Will was granted to Esther Victoria Wigglesworth, of Rutland aforesaid, on the  17th day of June, 1918, are required to  eend in their claims to lhe said Esther  Victoria Wigglesworth, Rutland, B.C, or  to the undersigned, Kelowna, B.C., on or  before the 27th day of July, 1918, after  which date the estate will be dealt with  having regerd only to the claims and demands then received.  Dated at Kelowna, B.C., this 27th dey  of June. 1918.  BURNE & WEDDELL,  32-6 Solicitors for the Executrix.  TOWN ARID COUNTRY NOTES  Mr. W. J. Black of the Dominion  agricultural department was in town  Friday.  C. W. Little of Vernon was in  town on business Tuesday.  Geo Rankin of Princeton was a  visitor here luesday.  Mr. J. Crehan, of Crehan, Martin  6t Co., is in town on business this  week.  Dr. Daley, district veteriuary inspector, was down from Armstrong  Mondav.  Mr. and Mrs. F. DeGrey of  New Westminster, were in town  Monday'  left  Mrs. R. W. Ball and her son  Saturday for Vancouver.  Phone 361  Kel  owna  . IN THE MATTER of the Estate of  HAROLD   THOMAS   THIRWALL  GORE BROWNE, late of Okanagan  Mission,  in  the  Province of  British  Columbie, deceased.  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN  that all  creditors  or   other persons   having   any  claim or demand against the Estate of the  above deceased who died on the 23rd day  of August,   1916,  end  Probate of whose  Will wes granted to John Ford Burne, the  Executor in  the said will named, on the  10th dey of September, 1917. are required  to   send  in  their claims  to   John   Ford  Burne, of Kelowna, B.C., or to his solicitor*, Messrs. Burne fit Weddell, of  Kelowna, B.C., on or before  the  30th   dey  of  September,   1918,  after which  date  the  Estate will be  deelt  with having regard  only  to the  claims  and  demands  then  received.  Dated this 24th day of June, 1918.  BURNE 4c WEDDELL,  32-6 Solicitors for the Executor.  IN THE MATTER of the Estete of  JANE MARY GRAY, late of Okan-  agan  Mission,   in  the    Province   of  British Columbie, deceased.  NOTICE IS HEREBY CIVEN  thet ell  creditors or other persons   having  any  claim or demand against the estate of the  ebove deceased who died on the   1st dey  of Merch,   1918, end probate of whose  Wil) we* granted to Edwin Gray, of Okanagan Mission,  B.C., the Executor in the  said will named, on the 22nd day of May,  1916, are required to aend in their claims  to  the   said Edwin Gray,  of Okanagen  Mission, B.C., or to his solicitors, Messrs.  Burne At Weddell, of Kelowna, B.C., on or  about the  30th day of September, 1918,  efter which  dete the Estate will be dealt  with having regard only to the claims end  demands then received.  Dated this 24th dey of June, 1918.  BURNE & WEDDELL,  32.6 Solicitor* for the Executor.  F. J. Wilkinson, of Red Deer,  Alta., was an arrival in Kelowna  Saturday.  Another Fall Fair special Prize  of $10 has been offered by Messrs.  Thos. Lawson, Ltd., for the best  vear-old heavy draft colt, filly or  gelding.  L. A. Roberts, of the provincial  Water Board, was in town this  week.  Mr. Alfred Adams, who has  sold his place at Woods Lake, is  staying in town.  Mr. and Mrs. Pike, of Keremeos,  stayed here for a while Sunday in  the course of a trip through the  valley.  Mr. and Mrs. R. Butler, Mrs.  F. W. Taylor, and Mr. L. T. Pana-  tules, of Keremeos, were registered  at. the Palace for the week-end.  There will be a five hundred  drive in aid of the piisoners of  war next Monday evening, July  29th, commencing at 8 o'clock. It  will be held in the tea room on  Pendozi street.  Next Sunday morning in the  Baptist church the Rev. W. Arnold  Bennett will preach on " How the  Lord carries His people." At the  evening service his topic wili be  " Can the immortality of the soul  be satisfactorily proven ? "  B. R. Iseli, consul-general for  Switzerland, stayed off at Kelowna  for a few hours last week in the  course of a trip through the district.  He is making a tour of prison camps  throughout the province in company with Mr. Gintzburger, Swiss  consul at Vancouver.  The Flower and Vegetable Show  of the Kelowna Women's Institute,  will be held in the aquatic pavilion  on Saturday, August 3rd. Exhibits  must be in place by 10.50 on Saturday morning. An admission fee  of 10c will be charged which  together with proceeds of tea will  be given to Red Cross work.  Miss Annie McMillan left Friday  morning for Bellingham, where she  will finish her nursing training.  Miss McMillan, who has been  spending her vacation in Kelowna  expects to join the Red Cross at  the end of her period of tieining.  The lady cherry pickers of the  K.L.O. bench, who, by the way,  are nearing the end of their labors, have arranged to give an  open-air concert in aid of the Red  Cross. It is to be held to-morrow  night (Friday) at the manager's  residence, the young ladies providing all the items of a miscellaneous  programme, whilst the* East Kelowna Red Cross ladies are providing ice cream and refreshments.  All the proceeds will go- to the  Red Cross funds.  Auction  At the residence of J. SEWELL,  5 14, Bernard Avenue, Kelowna,  on THURSDAY, AUGUST 1st,  commencing at 2 p,m.  Four pe. Parlor set, 2 Wicker chairs,  oak Writing Table, oak Sideboard, oak  and leather set of 8 Dining Chairs, oak  Extensicn Dining Table, 6-day Clock,  Small Bookcase, Small oak Centre Table,  Bookcase and Desk combined, in oak,  Camp Couch and Mattress, 2 Dressrs end  3 Washstand*, 2 iron Beds, Springs end  Mattresses, Brass Bed and Springs, Chif.  fonier. Reclining Chair, Square Table,  Child's Chairs, Monarch Steel Renge, kitchen Cabinet, iot of Dishes, Pots and Pan*,  Washing Machine, 3 Kitchen Chairs,  Maple Kitchen Table, Lamps, Brooms,  Washtubs, Toilet Set, Garden Tools, Portable Hen House, Brick-lined "Oak" Heater, and many other articles.  Mr. Jas. S. Reekie of Vancouver  wa* in Kelowna for a few days this  week on a visit lo his mother.  Mrs. D. Hamilton left last Thursday for a visit to Halcyon.       *  Mr. G. A. McKay is a visitor to  Winnipeg this week.  Miss Mather was a passenger  ���Thursday last for Victoria.  The Misses Pennington were  passengers to Victoria Friday.  Miss Rogers, lately of the staff of  the Okanagan Loan Co., left Monday for her home in Vancouver.  Mr. D. D. Campbell is away  this week on a few days' holiday  trip south.  Mr. Tom Swordy left Tuesday  morning for Revelstoke to meet a  certain train from Winnipeg and  rumour has it that his trip has an  interesting object.  Mr. W. Haug has just installed a  new weigh platform outside his  coal warehouse.  We hear that Chas. Shayler, who  was lately called from his duties at  the C. P. R. telegraph office to  military training at Vancouver, is  to be returned, he having contracted asthma during his absence at  the coast.  A six-vear-old boy named Jimmy  Mould was drowned at Penticton  last week by falling off the end of  the wharf. The previous Sunday  Ray Darkis almost lost his life at  the same place bv striking his  head in diving. His neck was  almost dislocated, but he recovered after a few days in hospital.  Col. J. Bruce Payne, of Granbv,  Que., a well-known eastern cigar  manufacturer and a purchaser in  the past of much of our local output has been in town this week  looking over conditions here. He  has every confidence in the ability  of this district to produce under  careful growing methods a leaf  which wili bear comparison with  any of the older districts. Already,  he states, the local product has  succeeded, in spile of conservatism  and prejudice on the part of manufacturers, in making a place for it- .  self and establishing a demand and  he feels sure of the ability of his  firm to market from two to five  hundred acres of crop each vear  from Kelowna. During the week  he paid a visit to the thirty acres  on the Dickson ranch being grown  by Mr. L. Holman, and which is  reported to be in fine condition.  Col. Payne is accompanied in his  trip west by Mrs. Payne.  The war canoes promise to be  a prominent feature of this year's  regatta, the idea once started having been taken up with a great  deal of enthusiasm. No less than  four local crews are now in training. The two men's crews represent the Fire Brigade and the  Athletic Association and they are  now hard at work practising. Two  mixed crews have also been formed and from past experience we  know that some of our local ladies  can put up a good fight for the  cup. Crews for the racing shells  are also in training and there will  be some good races in this line.  The Athletic Association crew got  together to compete with the fire  brigade at the regatta, took their  trial run on Monday evening, under the able captaincy of Mr. W.  M. Crawford, whose skilful acrobatic feats several times prevented  the capsizing of the canoe. There  are are a number of prettv husky  fellows, however, in the crew nnd  with consistent training should put  up a good race.  ���stkTxaonxtyjXiVX^^  TERMS CASH  J. C. STOCKWELL, Auctioneer  Mowers & Rakes  McCormick Mowers, 44-foot cut  McCormick Mowers, 5-foot cut  Deering Mowers, 4A-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 Valises,  Grips, Trunks, Hand Bags, Club Bags, Straps, &c.  W. R. GLENN & SON  Pendozi Street  AGENTS  Phone 150 PAGE FOUR  KBLOWKA   RECOHB  Thursday, July 25th, 1918  Outdoor Life  Gives Health and  Happiness!  Why tire yourself over a sewing  machine when you can come to our  store and buy all the garments complete that it would take you weeks  to make yourself.  We have all kinds of Lingerie  from the plain durable styles to the  sheer dainty outfits.  Ladies' White Nainsook Gowns, in a range of styles,  short and long sleeves, high and low neck, lace  and embroidery trimmed,from 50c up to $2.50  Misses' and Children's Gowns, from 2 years up to 16  years, priced according to size  Ladies' Corset Covers, with or without sleeves, lace  and embroidery trimmings, in fine quality of cambric and lawn, from 25c up to 95c  Ladies' Brassieres, in good quality cambric, reinforced  splendid fitting, priced 60c up to $1.25  Full line of Combinations, Underskirts, Bloomers and  Drawers  Ladies' Elastic Girdle Corsets, for summer sports and  general wear, guaranteed not to rust, priced  special at $3.50 pair  Ladies' light-weight Summer Corsets, priced special  at $1.00 pair  Bargains for Men  Men's Sport Shirts, in blue chambry and white cambric, at $1.50  Men's Sport Shirts, in Crtpe cloth, assorted colored  stripes, at $'.75  Men's Negligee Shirts, with soft collar attached or  separate, in a wide range of patterns and materials, prices from $1.25 up to $2.75, fit guaranteed  Men's Fine Porous-knit Underwear, sateen trimmed,  splendid wearing quality, 75c per garment  Men's Cotton Sox, in black only, double tight knit toe  and heel, s tves darning, 25c pair  Men's Silkoline Sox, knit of two-ply silk lisle yarn, and  warranted not lo harden, in black and white, 50c  Men's $3.00 Bathing Suits, priced to clear at $2.29.  1 hey come in a nice quality, with assorted colored trimmings  Men's light-weight summer Hats, in dark shades in  linen and lustre materials, priced at $1, $1.25,  $1.50, and $1.75. All have leather speat pads  "and bound seams  Buy your Groceries at  our Store  You will like the flavor of our excellent foods, and your will like the  prices. Our Cash System will save  you money to buy other things with.  Libby's Salad Dressing in 16 02 bottles, 35c each  Clark's Potted Tongue or Ham, in glass jars, 30c  Parisian Javelle Water, a fine bleaching fluid guaranteed not to injure fabric, large bottles, 35c  Silver Cream for polishing gold, silver, or nickel, or  cleaning windows, mirrors, etc., 25c and 50c bot.  Grape Wine in large bottles, 40c  Unfermented Port, 75c Lemon Cordial, 75c  Grape Juice, absolutely pure, 65c  Wagstaffe's Pure Raspberry Vinegar, 35c  Crockery Dept  Fancy Sugar and Creams, Cups and  Saucers, Bon-bon Dishes,  Mustards, &c.  All assorted patterns, at 25c each  Plain and Fancy Teapots, at 50c, 60c, 75c, and 85c  J. F. FUMERTON I CO.  THE CASH  STORE " It Pays to pay Cash "  Dry Goods phone 58 ;   Grocery phone 35  Regular Delivery Hours : /  Morning-9.30 and   1 I        Afternoon-3 and 5  ( WANTED! )  FOR SALE' McCormick 5-ft. cut Mower.  Apply Mia. Cameron,Guiaachan Ranch,  Phone 4701. 31 tf  FOR SALE, two young milch Cowa. in  full flow, part Jersey and Holstein. Apply Box L, Record Office. 34-6  FOR SALE, good general purpose Team,  rive-year-old, weight about 1200 lbs,  well broken, mate and gelding. Apply  Box L. Record Office. 34-6  HOUSES WANTED  WANTED,  Bungalow   or small   House.  with   large   garden   and   shade   trees.  Cash,   or   would   rent,   preferably with  option   to  buy.    Box B, Record Office.  36p  SITUATIONS VACANT  GIRL WANTED, to assist with housework  and care of children. Apply Mrs. R. W-  Thomas. 36tf  YOUNG GIRL WANTED, to help i  Grocery Store. Apply Waldron's Gro  eery, Keiowna. 36p  WANTED, Man and Wile, wife as housekeeper, man for mixed farm work, willing to milk. Apply A. W. Cooke, Box  663, Kelowna. 36-7P  MISCELLANEOUS  WANTED, a Spaniel, good duck and bird  dog.   Apply Box 660. 36  'GRANDVIEW'  Okanagan Centre  Summer  boarders  received.    Airy  rooms.   House Hght on lake shore.  Good cooking.    Tennis.  Moderate terms. 31 tf  J. M. CROFT  Bootmaker.  All Rinds oii Repairs  BERNARD AVENUE,  KELOWNA.  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 cars available, with  Expert   ���   Courteous   ���   Drivers  Phone  287  Water St.       Prop.: Rear of  South J. W.B. Browne Oak Hall  FREE AIR  Rutland News  (Prom omr own eorrssnoadsatl.  The Girls' Enterprise Club  met  at the home of Mrs. Furtl on Tuesday evening.  Some splendid sweet peas are  growing in the garden of the  Methodist parsonage just now. One  specimen seen by the correspondent a few days ago had seven  blooms on one stem I  Last Wednesday a dance was  held in the schoolhouse which was  well attended considering the busy  season. The proceeds, which  amounted lo over $35 were given  oi the Girls'Club ior Red X work.  The Red X committee of the  Women's Institute met on Thursday, July 18th, at Mrs. Hardie's,  and packed a box of Red X supplies valued at $91, which was  forwarded to the central Red X  depot at Vancouver.  The Rutland Young People's  s-u'iety held its regular meeting on  Friday, July 19. The president,  Mr. E. Flem ng was in the chair'  After singing "O Canada," the  business of the evening, as to  whether there should be dancing  at Club meetings, was brought up.  After a long and somewhat heated  discussion it was finally decided to  dispense with dancing at future  meetings. Miss A. McDonald and  Earle Hardie were nominated to  act as a programme committee.  Owing to the lateness of the hour  the literary programme was omitted. The meeting then adjourned   0   Look For Increase in  Freight Rates  There is every likelihood of a  considerable increase in freight  rales in Canada being ordered by  the Railway commission, as a re  suit of the McAdoo schedule of  railwav workers' wages having  been advanced. Announcement  to this effect may be expected  shortly. It is said that the increase  may be as high as 25 per cent, on  existing tariffs, despite the 15 per  cent already granted during the  present year. Although the probability of a general strike of the  shopmen has been averted, the  government in applying the McAdoo schedule to all railway employees, organized and otherwise,  has placed an additional burden  on the railways, and this it is stated, must be balanced bv a considerable increase in rates.  The Corporation of the City  of Kelowna  TENDERS FOR CORDWOOD  Tenders will be received by the undersigned, up to twelvs o'clock: noon on Monday 5th August, for supplying the City of  Kelowna with 500 corda of wood.  This wood must be sound, dry pina or  fir, cut into four foot lengths and of such  a size as to be suitable for fuel at the  City's power house. Delivery must be  completed on or before 31st December  1918.  The price quoted must include delivery  and piling at the City'a power house. '  Payments of eighty per cent, of the purchase price of the wood will be made from  time to time upon delivery. The remaining twenty per cent, will be paid upon  completion of the contract.  The lowest or any tender not necessarily  accepted.  G. H. DUNN,  Kelowna, B. C, City Clerk.  July 23rd 1918. 36  WARNING  Any person found taking  possession of and cutting up  drift logs, the property of the  Kelowna Sawmill Co., will be  prosecuted.  ���Kelowna Sawmill Co., Ltd.  33tf  AUCTIONEER  I have had over 2) yeniY experience in the Auctioneering buuneii,  particularly in the line 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 (or an  Auction Sale should see or write  G. H. KERR  Auctioneer  P.O. Box 195 Residence al  Kelowna, B.C. GLENMORE  Mr. C. G. BUCK  Room  I, Leckie Block, ia acting as  agent in Kelowna, and will make al  arrangements lor conducting of sales  Phone 217  Baked Beans in Tomato  Sauce With Pork  READY TO SERVE  These Baked Beans can be used cold but are  nice served hot. To heat them the can may be  placed in boiling water for twenty minutes, but  if you are in a hurry they are very nice if  emptied into a frying pan and thoroughly heated.  Big Two-Pound Cans for 25 cents  Hie McKenzie Co., Ld.  GROCERS  Canada Food Board License No. 8-7864���Retail Grocer  " The Canada Food Board strongly recommends home  canning as a war measure."  Printed Butter Wrappers  Printed on Vegetable Parchment with  ink that will not " run," can be obtained  at this office at the following prices:  100, $1.50:  200, $2: 500, $3.15:   1000, $4.50  The Kelowna Record  Phone 94  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 "Merry  Maid," Thoroughbred Stallion "Quick Silver," 3-year,  by Brockhampton ex " Merry Maid."  The above horaea are registered in  Mr. Dart's name and papers  are in order for 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  SYNOPSIS OF COAL MINING  REGULATIONS  Mod*. Saskatehswaa i   ���rritosT. tks Nortkreeet  orlioa of the "  Si the Domiaioo la Maa-  eaiAlbsrle. Iks Veto  net Sasttlartsa. aasl r>  ���es al HriiU�� Colassbia  var be liana lac a (am at iwsotv-oae years  1 aa aamul natal ol 11 aa oses. Not  on tau MOO miss ant be Ems* te oas  intil leapt  AwrMeattoe. tor the lease asast ke asaSe b.  ha apDUaaat ia psrsoa ta tke Ami m Bab-  taat el tht &MM m UmmS a��  sre sltaateS.  M lot skag CT5jn3X ib.  Ileal toe  seat avsiM tea  nrilrcaat  Usassj,  re osats osr task  Tks psrsoa aaajatea  it rttTawr.  s. tail asaatllr el SOTStsasaJTsotl mrool  ed ua. tks rcsills tasmoa. V tks eoal  iaiai clthta an aot. ksbu eosrattS. snek  sterns    shall   ha leraiiM at ttaet oeat   a  1> hit  lalr*ssaUoa aaolloelt._  *J��  lo  tks Sssnlasr at tks  r I 11 It III  ao.����rtSIB.TJtarar  al ths lsaerler.  ���MsJttattwli *"*  Automobile  For Hire  H. B. BURTCH   ���   Phon* 180  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  An order-in-council has been  passed based upon the recommendation of the minister of labor  with regard to the prosecution of  employers who cause lockouts or  of employees who strike without  applying for a board of conciliation  and waiting its award.

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