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Array lirtotima Hc^rt.  1  VOL X.   NO. 16.  KELOWNA BRITISH COLUMBIA, THURSDAY, MARCH 7, 1918.-4 PAGES  Schsol Expenditures  Higher lis Year  The council met Monday evening with a full attendance of members. The principal business was  the receiving of the estimates of  the school board for the current  year. Thais provided for the expenditure of $14,646, or about  |2,000 in excess of last year. The  estimates in detail were as follows:  Tsachais' Salariee 15306  Less govt, grant  6760  *-s    $8746  Janitor. Sal;.       1790  Secretary'. Sal,         300  Library         50  Teachers' Sapplics  300  Jenitors' Supplies        150  Manuel Training .nd Domestic  Science Supplies.....      ' 200  Agricultural School Equipment  ���nd Supplies       450  Trustees Assoc, Fess and 1  Expenses ,. ...       '50  Medical Examination       550  Fuel      1100  Repair, to Building .nd Furniture       300  Improvement and Upkeep of  Ground.        250  Light. Water .nd Scavenging       450  Sundries        400  $14646  Mr. J. A. Bigger, chaiman ot the  Board, who attended in regard to  the matter, explained that the increase of expenditure was due to  the necessity of having an additional teacher for the winter term,  the probability of having to engage  another teacher at midaummer and  the necessity of making a general  increase in the salariesto take effect  alter the summer vacation.  Mr. Bigger asked whether the  council would be able to connect  the schools wilh the sewerage  ayatem thia year. He was informed  that it would be quite impossible  for the council to raise tha money  to undertake the work at present.  The estimates were passed without amendment.  Aid. Mantle reported in connection with the proposal to provide  rooms for the convenience of returned soldiers. He stated thai  the rooms could be secured in the  Hew��tson-Mant!e block at a monthly rental of $ 15. The newly-formed Veterans' Association had  agieed with the idea and promised  to give every assistance. It had  been suggested that arrangements  be made to hold a' dance immediately after Lent to provide funds  for furnishing and equipping the  rooms.  It was decided that the members  of the council form themselves  into a committee to work in conjunction with the Welcome Committee of the Board of Trade in  dealing with the matter.  Aid. Lloyd-Jones reported that  he had made an investigation re-  ?arding the sewerage connection  or the proposed new cannery  and pickle factory, and had found  that the existing four-inch pipe  would be large enongh to serve  tha three factories which would be  connected providing they made a  mutual agreement not to wash  down their floors at the same hour  of the day.  The clerk was instructed to notify Mr. Hayes that connection  could be made at the firm's own  expense and subject to necessary  regulations.  A letter .was read from the Fire  Brigade protesting against the dangerous practice of tieing horses  and rigs on the main street, especially nea,r Lawson's corner on  Bernard Ave. and Water Street  south. Tha letter pointed out that  as conditions were at present it  would frequently be impossible  for the fire 'apparatus to travel  from the hall to Bernard Avenue,  owing to the rigs lined up on both  sides of the street. These rigs  often reached so far across the  street as not to leave a sufficiently  wide passageway for traffic, It  was further contended that if the  necessity ever arose' during any  day or Saturday night foi a connection to be made to the hvdrant  at Lawson's corner, it would be  impossible for the Brigade to do  so, owing to the corner being  rCa.ll.sll em tsm 4.1  "      . O   ii  Instead of the numerous amendments co the Municipal Act which  had been proposed bv the municipal inspector, the municipal committee of the House will recommend to the executive that no  amendments to the Act be passed  this year, but that an entirely new  Act be drafted for next session of  the legislature.  Public School Honor  Roll For February  Division   Enrolment  Teacher  I.       29 Principal  II. 30 Miss Caldwell  III. 34 ���   Page  IV.       35 ���    Macintosh  V.       36 ���   Renwick  VI.       38 Mrs. Bowser  VII.       35 Miss Ritchie  VIII.       34 ���   Davies  IX.       35 ���   Bullock  X.       29 ���   Wood  XI.        37 ���   Thomson  Total enrolment 372.  Average percentage of attendance 91.50.  The Nelson Shield for the division having the best attendance for  the month is awarded to Div. 4  (Miss Macintosh).  Div. 2.���Junior Fourth A.  1 Ralph Ball  2 Howard Leathley  3 Dorothy Morrison  Honourable    mention :   Nellie  Patterson, Hugh' McKenzie, Gordon Wilson, Winnie Andrews,  Rosalie Wilson, Frank Sinkinson,  Iris Webster.  Div. 3.  1 Grace McCaithy  2 Reba Willeta  3 Margaret Fummerton  Honourable mention :   Charlie  Richards, Earl Wilson, Winnifred  Dibb, Mollte Millar, Percy Andrews.  Div. 4.���Senior A.  1 aud Kincaid  2 John Aitken  3 Elwyn Williams  Honourable  mention :    Maliel  Graham, Bert Adams, Bertha  Thompson, Muriel Dillon, Francis  Tredgold, Victor Fowler.  Senior B.  1 EH's Todd N  2 Douglas Buckland  3 Thelma Dillon  Honourable    mention :    Janet  Clarke, Hector Duggan, Louise  Cunningham.  Div. 5.���Senior Third.  '   I    Stanley Duggan  2 Wealthy Grigg  3 Norman Patmor  Honorable mention: James Reid,  William Allan, John Ryder.  Junior Third.  1 Kenneth McKiniey  2 Lloyd. Cunningham  3 Cecil Duggan  Honourable mention: John Williams, Alice Ryder, Marion Brown,  Roy Duggan, Winnifred Tutcher,  Murray McKenzie.  Div. 4.���Junior Fourth A. ���  1 Dorothy Marty  2 Helen Faulkner  3 Cyril Askew >  Honourable mention: Vera Hill,  William Morrison, Lily Hill.  Junior Third B.  1 Eva Blackwood  2 Alexander Magee  3 Margaret Gore  Honourable   mention :    James  Sutherland, William Knowles,  Alice Clement, Frank Burrell, Dora  Wilson.  Div. 7.���First Reader A.  1 Madeline Poole  2 Eva Blackwood  3 I. Yamaoka  E. Swerdfager  Honourable mention: Norman  Cass, Ethel Duggan, Archie Hand-  len, Lloyd Williams.  Second Reader B.  1 Robert Ritchie  2 Donald Duggan  3 Katherine Black  Honourable mention:  Margaret  Corbett, Bessie Hawes, Philippe  Oliver.  Div. 8���First Readers.  1 Deborah Winpennv  2 Isobel Stewart  3 Margaret Crawford  Honourable    mention:   Walter  Sinkinson, Abel Gagnon, Olive  Brown, Georgina Stewart.  Second Primers.  1 Alice Band  2 Wilms Treadgold  3 Charles Winpenny  |   equal  Premier Brewster  Passes Away Suddenly  No sooner had the people of.  the province been led by hopeful:  reports to believe that Premier  Brewster was recovering trom the  attack of pneumonia which had  seized him on his return journey  from Ottawa, than the shocking  news came through that he was  dead. At 10.30 Friday night he  succumbed tb the dread disease,  only one short weak after he had'  been taken ill on the train at  Moosejaw, and hurried to hospital  at Calgary. Following a brief rally  which gave rise to the vain hope  of his recovery, he suddenly became worse, tojnugh he remained  conscious to the end, and died  holding the hand of his brother,  Capt. G. W. Brewster. The Hon,  J. D. McLean, provincial secretary,  adviaed of the critical turn which  his chief had taken, arrived in Calgary about an hour and a half too  late to see him alive.  -Arrangements were at once  made to remove the remains to  Victoria, where an impressive  funeral was held Tuesday.  The untimely end of the government's chief minister has been  received with the deepest expressions of regret, not only by his colleagues in the cabinet and his own  party followers, but by political  opponents everywhere. He was  a man who commanded the highest respect, and not even those  who differed from him on matters  of governmental policy ever found  cause to doubt his personal integrity, and general sincerity and  uprightness of character.  The many sympathetic telegrams  and messages which have been  received at Vicloria during the  past few days bespeak the high  esteem in which he was held in  all parts of the Dominion. During  his brief career in the reaponsible  position of premier of the province,  if he has had little opportunity to  prove his capacity as a great statesmen, he has at least given an impression of honesty of purpose,  and a desire to promote good  government.  Born 48 yeara ago at Harvey, a  New Brunswick seaport, lhe son  of a ahip builder and owner, he  started life as a printer, but later  forsook that calling to become associated with the shipping and  fishing industry, which business  brought him to this province a  little over twenty years ago. He  was first elected to the legislature  from Alberni in 1907, and from  1910 to 1912 he had the distinction of being the only Liberal in  the House. He led the Liberal  party in the last election in 1916,  with a triumphant result, and became the firat Liberal premier for  thirteen years; He was a widower,  his wife having died some years  ago, and leaves a family of one  son, who is on war service overseas,, and three daughters, the  youngest of whom is but five years  old.  Honourable mention: Greta  Sanders, Louisa Marty.  Div. 9.���Second Primer. Class A.  1 Ervin Cass  2 Robert Tracey  3 Wallace Ryder  Honorable mention: Kate Avender, Charlie Petlman, Max McGuire  Lijlian Oliver.  Class B. '  1 Marion Askew  2 Margaret Blackwood  3 Constance Todd  Honourable  mention :, Maurice  Jensen, Lloyd Dobbs, Mary La  plante, Vic'or Adams, Donald  Poole, Edney Tucker.  Div. 11 .���Second Reader A.  1 Alan Lloyd-Jones  2 James Dunn  3 Alfred Alsgard  Honourable mention: Constance  Knox, Jean Morrison, Iria McKay,  Alma Cooper, Peter Murdoch,  Claire Brunette.  Junior Third B.  , I    Louise Marshall  ' 2   Russell Williams  3   Jean Rowcliffe  Honourable mention: Florence  Webater, Gordon Meikle, Lydia  Hawes, William Long'ey.  Growers' Exchange  Annual Meeting  Past experience has lead shareholders to expect in the annual  meeting of the Kelowna Growera'  Exchange a lengthv and atormy  session. These expectations were  not realized this year at any rate,  tor with the exception of one or  two slight bickerings over the  claim that in some cases independent buyers had paid higher prices  for fruit than the Exchange, the  affair passed off with unusual calm.  The president for the past year,  Mr. Leslie Dilworth, took the chair.  The meeting was rather late in  starling, and the attendance at the  outset was small, but as the morning went on. the numbers were  gradually augmented, until a fair  gathering had assembled.  Following the reading of the  lengthy minutes of last year's memorable meeting with its numerous  adjournments, the first business  taker, up was the directors' report  for the year, copies of which had  been previously circulated.  Some discussion arose out of  varioua itema in the report. Most  of thele centred around the question of feed dividends. The directors had suggested that in order  to conaerve the surplus for necessary extension of the buildings, the  dividends both in the capital stock  and on the feed purchases, be not  paid this year. Several speakers  argued that thia was unfair to feed  purchaaera who had bought with  the expectation of getting a rebate;  it also threw the burden of paying  for the extension upon them instead of upon the whole of the  shippers. Finally, it was decided  to pay a two per cent, dividend.  Other shareholders contended  for the payment of a dividend on  the stock in order to satisfy those  who had put money in without any  prospect of other benefits.  Mr. Atkins of Glenmore obviously touched upon the most contentious point when he wanted to  know why he should support the  Exchange when he had been able  to get 33c. a box more for hia apples  from an independent firm. Ihis  evidently awoke responsive feelings in the minds of some ethers.  Loyal supporters of the Exchange,  however, boldly stuck out for their  side of the case, and thc argument  threatened to become unduly  warm.  It was maintained by the directors that while in some cases higher  prices had been paid by those who  had wanted fruit very badly, the  Central average was higher than  the average of independent prices.  Mr. Rush said he could name men  who had got 60c. per box for some  fruit, whilst he himself had got  $1.10 from the Exchange for the  aame kind.  Discussion on the balance sheet  waa continued into the afternoon  session, following which Mr. Grant  Prairie Markets Commissioner,  gave an interesting talk on conditions on the prairie and prospects  for the future. He strongly urged  growers to co-operate in the sell ing  end, as a strong body was not at  such a disadvantage in the market  as a amall shipper. With regard  to the capacity of the market he  did not think there was any likelihood of the valley output ever  catching up with consumption  there.  He corroborated the statement  that the O. U. G. had set the price  last year at $1.40. Independent  shippers took advantage of the rising market, and those who had  bought early made a handsome  profit,  He allowed some of the unfortunate effects of competition from  different shippers in pushing prices down.  Mr. Berry, of Langley Prairie,  who was one of the chief movers  in the establishment of the Frazer  Vallev Milk Producers Association  one of the most successful cooperative movements in tin; country, spoke of the advantages of  concerted action by farmera in the  aale of their produce. .He drew a  parallel between the case of their  own milk producers' and   the fruit  rWianaS oa saw Ssjsms  , An order has been issued by  the chairman of the Canada Food  Board bringing the retail grocers'  of,the Dominion under license.  On and after May 1st it will be  illegal for any retail grocer to carry  on business without a licence.  Scores Government  for Its Shortcomings  Mr. J. W. Jones, member (pr  South Okanagan, had an opportun-  ty to addreta the legislature last  Thursday in the course of the debate on the speech from the Throne  and took advantage of it by scoring the government for ��� its shortcomings and failure to live up to  clear!}-made promises.  There was a distinct difference,  Mr. Jones pointed out. between  the high-flown language of the  Speech from the 1 hrone of last  year compared with the apparent  paucity of ideas in that of the present year, a sort of camouflage  which, he believed, was intended  to cover the lack of Government  initiative in dealing with the pressing problems confronting the province. He referred to the well-  known facts concerning the world  shortage of foodstuffs, and declared that so far the government had  shown a woeful lack of leadership  in dealing with the matter. Big  things had been promised for the  Land Settlement Board, but beyond  five of its members being given  soft jobs at $ 175 a month, and its  chairman a softer one at $200 a  month, and an evident desire on  he part of the members of the  board to inaugurate a species of  real estate business in securing options on land to be sold to incoming settlers, the net results had  been nil. There had been nothing  done to encourage increased production on those lands already  settled.  The acute labor situation wai a factor  the Government had done nothing to relieve. Mr. Jones paid a tribute to the  work of Mr*. Kemp, of Vancouver, and  Misa Marian, of Victoria, who handled the  work of getting women into the field* last  year with little assistance from the Government, nnd he declared that in view of  the Government's record last year the  jermers had every right to regard the present season with some misgiving.  Refe/ing to the Okanagan section, where,  despite unfavorable outlook last year, production had totalled in value over five millions, one half of which had been produced in his own riding, the speaker held  that that section had done its bit, but there  had been trouble over markets and the  district had looked in vain for tome action  by the Department of Agriculture, the  head of which would have been enlightened had he visited the district. An attempt  had been made to blame the growera for  the onion situation and to indicate that  this year's surplus had been due to the  farmer* holding for higher prices than they  were justly entitled to. The fact was that  in 1916 growers got as high as $200 per  ton, but, appreciating the way the market  had then been manipulated, aome of the  farmera thi* year had held back their  stock*. When the evaporator* were closed down an appeal had been made to the  Department of Agriculture to assist in improving marketing conditions, but all that  wa* done by the department was to enter  into a long distance discussion with the  Food Controller in an effort to get the  Federal authorities, burdened by the enormous problems of Canada's war effort*, to  shoulder the work.  The province, Mr. Jones declared, might  well have provided money to permit the  evaporators to operate and thus save  large supplies of valuable foodstuff*, quite  a* well a* to grant thousands for supplying seed grain to farmer*.  The lack of any real action by the government to solve the difficulties in the dry  belt by a comprehensive irrigation policy  was also a cause for complaint by the member for South Okanagan, who pointed to  the twenty million* invested in orchard*  in ths dry belt, eighty per cent, of which  waa in the Okanagan, as proof that the  question wai a province wide and not  merely a local one. Two-thirds of the  fruit grown was produced in the dry belt,  and when it was seen how much easier it  is to settle the dry belt than the coaat section*, the government should have given  mora attention than it has to the whole  question. It wa* to be hoped that the promised legislation would solve the difficulties, but it waa surprising that in connection with this larger plan the advice of the  grower* on the spot had not been asked.  No better diatrict for the settlement of  returned soldiers could ba found in British  Columbia than the Okanagan, but it wa*  apparent that while other sections of the  Empire huve already taken hold of the returned soldier problem in a corageou* and  liberal manner, Britiah Columbia ha* so  far done nothing worth while. The Miniater of Land* claimed it waa a queation for  the Federal authorities���an easy way to  side-step responsibility. Other provinces  which do not own their own natural resources are acting, but Britiah Columbia,  in poseuion of immense resources, haa  failed to do so.  Mr. Jones quoted the Premier's promises  of what would be done for the returned  soldiers and his prediction that the Civil  Service Act would eliminate patronage.  The net result had been nothing for the  former and the decapitation of scores of  faithful civil servants to make room for  party heeler*. It wa* only necessary, he  aaid, to refer to the action of tha Miniater  of Land* in respect of Mr. Duggan, presi-  tdent of the Great War Veterans' Aatocia-  ion, to appreciate the real spirit of the  government regarding the returned soldier.  Was it any wonder, he asked, that the recent by-election* resulted aa they did >  Those verdict* showed the government  had been weighed in the balance and found  wanting.  Meetings  Co-operative Marketing  As part of a genera! campaign  throughout the Valley on behalf of  the Okanagan United Growera and  the principle of cooperative marketing of fruit, a aeries of meetings  were held last weekend in this district at Rutland, East Kelowna,  Glenmore, and on Saturday in the  Board of Trade room, Kelowna.  The principal speakers were Mr.  C. L. Lawes, sales manager of the  O. U. G, and M*. A. H. Flack,  manager of the Growers' Sales  Agency which has recently been  established in the Northwest. The  meetings have been well attended  and have been productive of lively  discussion.  The Growers' Salea Agency, as  explained by Mr. Flack, represents  an important new move in the way  of direct and economical marketing  of Okanagan fruit on the prairies,  and makes the grower practically  independent of the two great brokerage combines which formerly  held the field.  The Agency was established in  the spring of 1917, and men were  MM to Winnipeg Calgary, .nd Regina  There was plenty of opposition aad difficulty, and little encouragement at firat.  Nevertheless, during the first year of operation they sold 1600 ear. ef fruit and vegetables, and saved the United Growers  $10,000 in selling cost, after paying .11 expenses of the three hou.es. He claimed  that by Ihe adoption of thi. new method  the O. U. G. had been the controlling  factor in the apple pricee on the prairie,  last year, independent shippers getting the  benefit r>s well as the Central.  Mr. Flack went into details aa to the  arrangement, which had been made by  the Agency wilh houses on the American  aide. The object at the outset had been  to secure in addition to the Okanagan  fruit, aa many other accounts m possible  in order that the brokerage fee. thu.  secured would help to pay the running  expenses of the three branches. A. these  account, included orange., lemon., and  other fruit, as well as apples, the Agenda,  were able to keep in touch with the market, all th. year round. The American  concerns fully understood that where possible Okanagan fruit should have the preference and Mcure tke lust sale.. -  Mr. Lowe urged for stronger cooperation  amongst the fruitgrower, of the Valley.  He Mid the independent buyer, were out  thi. year with ��� campaign of vilification  against the Union, and nothing would  please them better than to Me it put out  of business. If it were not for the cooperative agency the grower, would be in a  poor position today, and under the necessity of selling to the cash buyer for any  price he liked to name. He cited the example of the orange growera of California  who until they organized in their own in-  terestswere almost forced out of tke busi.  nees, the poor prices paid Cleaning nothing  but Iom to them. When they got together  to .ell their own product, the position  wu reversed. They could now set their  own prices, and were the richest and moot  favored people in the fruitgrowing business today.  He .poke of condition, but spring when  thing, looked bed for orchard owners,  many of whom in a panic Mid out their  crop for m low as 40c per boa. Later the  O. U. G. Mt a higher price on apple, than  had been thought possible.  It was admitted that in a few instance.  independent buyer, had paid higher pricee  but thia WM because, due to the action of  the O. U. G., they had to buy later on a  rising market to fill their orders.  Mr. Low. Mid that with increased tonnage from greater cooperation they would  be able to get the highest prices for the  farmer at a lower operating cost. '  Mention was made of a rumor that  vegetables brought in bythe Sales Agency  last year from the State, had knocked  down the price for the Okanagan grower..  Mr. Flack declared thi. to be a deliberate  lie, m the only vegetables brought in but  year were two car. of cabbage, irom  Walla Wall..  Mr. J. E. Reekie .poke on behalf of the  B. C. Fruitgrower.' Association, urging all  growera to join an association which for  twenty.five year, had been doing a great  deal of good work in their interest. The  Association h.d decided to still further  pnsh it. advertising campaign on behalf of  B. C. fruit, and would shortly .sk grower.  for ��� voluntary contribution of half a cent  per box on apples and pear., a quarter  cent on .ton. fruit, and ISc per ton on  vegetables. These we only email amount,  to tbe individual grower, and he hoped  the appeal would meet with a ready  rasp ease.  After an illness extending over  several years, Mrs. E. Gray passed  awav last Friday night at Okanagan  Mission, the funeral taking place  Monday at the Mission Cemetry.  Mrs. Grav came out from England  about twelve years ago, remaining  for a time on the prairie. About  six years ago Mr. and Mrs. Gray  took up their residence here.  The intervention of Japan to  prevent German domination in  Siberia is being discussed by the  world press.  Selected by the Liberal caucus, the  Hon. John Oliver !>m now been formally  aworn in'.s premier tn .uccetanon lo the  late Mr, Brewster. PAGE TWO  KELOWNA  RECOW)  >��� j.s��^.l>i^.��,Hi^iis>.Hi.��..��is��lH..sl-S"S"*"*"S"di'  ������    PROFESSIONAL AND    **  BUSINESS CARDS      ��  BURNE & WEDDELL  Barrister,  Solicitors and  Notaries Public,  S. C. Weddell.    ���   John F. Burne.  KELOWNA   B.C.  KELOJftZNH RECORD  Published .very Thursday at Keiowna,  British Colombia  JOHN LEATHLEY  Editor and Proprietor  R. B. KERR  Barrister  and Solicitor,  Notary Public.  KELOWNA. :: BiC  PIANOFORTE  MK.   HAROLD   TOD   BOYD  h��. resumed hi. teaching claases and will  receive   pupil,  as  before in his studio-  Trench Block, Kelown..  P.O. box 374  JOHN CURTS  CONTRACTOR a BUILDER  Plans and Specifications Prepared  and estimates given (or publicBuild-  inga,Town and Country Residence.  JOHN CURTS, KELOWNA  P. W. GROVES  M. Csn. Soc. C. E.  Consulting Cioll and Huclraulic  Engineer  B.C. Land Suroeyor  Surveys and Reports on Irriltrior. Works  Applications lor Wster Lrcen.e.  KELOWNA. B.C  CLIFFORD G. BUCK  INSURANCE BROKER  Life, Accident, Sickness, Fire, Automobile,  Burglary,   Fidelity Guarantee  Specializing in Insurance, therefore service  to the Assured  Phones 217 and 216  HEKGA  AMBLER  (Mr. J. 3. Ambler)  Coloratura Soprano  toill receioe  s limited  number of  pupi s for ooca4 training and  musical monologues  H10HEST   REFERENCES  For terns apply in care of Mr. J. Fumerton  J. M. CROFT  Bootmaker.  Aii Rinds of Repairs  IMtlARD AVIIUI,  KELOvVNA.  AUCTIONEER  I hi*e hid ovir 21 yean* txperi-  enci in the Auctioneering buiine.ii,  particularly in the line of Cattle,  Farm Implement! and Houiahold  Fuiniture ; and thia experience iu  at your diipoM.1. It meant better  reaulti from your auction ������!����.  . Anyone wiahing to arrange for an  Auction Sale ahould sec  or  write  G. H. KERR  Auctioneer  P.O. Box 195 Residence >t  Kelown.. B.C. GLENMORE  Mr. C. G. BUCK .  Room   I. Leckie  Block,   ia  acting  as  agent  in  Kelowna, and will make all  arrangements tor conducting of tales  Phone 217  ICE  Dairy Farmers should make arrangements now for putting up up ice  and ensure No. I Cream next sum.  mer.  Owing to abnormal snowfall this  winter wa are being put to great expense ia keeping our pond clear  and shall be obliged to raise the  price to  $2 PER LOAD  (approximately I} tons)  loaded on pond  All orders will be executed in  rotation, to phone your orders early  to avoid disappointment.  Bankhead  Orchard  ^Company, Ltd.  33�� HE I phone, s "7"������  SUBSCRIPTION  UATKt)  II.BO   psr   rear;   Jao���   six   month..   Unites!  Stole. 10 oats additional.  All sabseriotloaa parable la advanes  Subscribers at tbs mrnlrsr ra*. oaa have  ���sirs papers mailed to trlends al a distance  st HALF RATE. i.e.. 75 esats per mt.  This special prlvllsrr. Is (ranted lot ths  nurooss ol Advertising 'he oitv ejsd distrtet.  ADVKITI8IN0. RATIS  IODOE NOTICSH. FROriSSIONAL CAIDH.  KTC. fcB osnts osr column loch osr week.  LAND AND TIMBBH NOTIOM-M davs. M  SO davs ST.  ��� ATM NOTICES-M lor lira ianrtloM.  I.EOAl.  AnVERTISINO-rirst    Insertion.    II  esnts  osr   line:   each   s.bssaasnt   Insertion    .  cents psr  lias.  CLASSIFIED   ADV1KT1SEMBNTS -t Mats  ear  word     lirst ilMrtto.,   1   wat  ts��  word  s.ch snb.sa.sat Insertion.  nlSPLAT    ADVERTISEIIINTB - Twe  iashss  and aadsr. 80 ssats psr lash lirst ins.rtlon  over  two losses 40 esats  psr  inch lira.   In-  sertlo.:   20  eests  Mr  *....  ���*��.   estieetrient  iassrtl...  All esaa.se ie eestrsct advertleaaisBt. ssnsr  lie in ths hands of ths prlntsr bv Tireeda.  eveainB   to   ensnrs   pnblle.tlpa   to   th.    rust  issns.  Rutland News  (Frees ear ww. OflCTssDos��1..t.)  The Women'. Institute Red X  committee have tent supplies valued st $53 to the Vancouver headquarters during the past week.  Mr. J. Charlton and family came  out to the Wallace ranch Saturday.  The Women's Institute will hold  a meeting at the school Thursday,  March 14th, when Mrs. Brown, of  Kelowna, will give a demonstration on manicuring and. beauty  culture. Afternoon tea will be  served by Mrs. G. Monford, and  visitors will be welcome.  Miss Neil is visiting Miss Kathleen Campbell thia week.  Mr. and Mrs. McGtegor left Saturday for a month's .visit to Vancouver,  The Mount View Ladies' Aid  will hold a social on Wednesday,  March I 3th, in the schoolhouse at  7.30 p.m. An apron sale is te take  place whilst a good programme ia  assured  al��o a bran tub.  Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Harrison snd  family r-turned from California on  Friday. Mr. Harrison has derived  great benefit irr health from the  medical treatment he received in  the southern country.  At the United Farmers meeting  on Monday Mr. Ben Hoy gave an  interesting and instructive address  on Fertilizers. A hearty vote of  thanks was accorded the committee, both ladies and gentlemen,  who were responsible for the arrangement of the "at home." They  also tendered their thanks to all  those who so kindly assisted in  the programme. The secretary  was requested to send a letter of  condolence to the family of the  late premier.  The "At Home" given by the  United Farmers and Women's Institute last Friday evening proved  an unparalleled success, over 150  attending. Mr. Griffiths made an  able chairman. The exteneive  programme included games of all  kinds and was followed by cards  and an impromptu dance. At the  close of the vocal part of the programme wartime refreshments  were served, such as 50-centimetre  buns and iceless cakes, wilh Camp  coffee I The total receipts were  $91.60, less $7.85 for expenses,  which was divided 50-50 between  the two societies, the ladies donating their share to the Y.M.C.A.  (military work), the Red X Material Fund, and the Prisoners of War  Fund. The committee's thanks  are extended to all who helped to  make the evening the success it  was.  New Act Will Do Away  With Game Wardens  A bill known as the Game Act  Amendment Act ia now before  the house. Il abolishes the paid  office of provincial game warden  and places the superintendent of  provincial police as ex-onScio provincial game warden, also creating  a game conservation board to act  without remuneralion. The conservation board will comprise the  curator of the museum, chief game  inspector and three other persons  to be named by the lieutenant-  governor-in-council. The board  will meet four times a year to consider suggestions for the conservation of game.  In connection with the reorganization of the provincial police department consequent upon the  absorption of the game department  it is announced that the province  will be divided into six' or eight  police inspectorates each in charge  of a police inspector who will give  his entire time to looking after the  work done by the provincial constables in their districts.  It is nlso planned to give a ten  per cent, increase in salary tb the  provincial policemen.  East Kelowna News  We are pleased to see Mr. A. H.  S. Wright around again after being  laid up for a few days with la  grippe.    - ,  Mr. F. H. Gilmoie's modern mansion is nearing completion, and will  be ready for occupation in n short  time. It is quite an improvement  on Main Street, East Kelowna.  IMr. A. E. Miller left for his future home in Manitoba last week,  where he intends growing wheat  instead ol fruit growing. Mr. J. C.  Anderson has tsken charge of Mr.  Miller's ranch.  The Ladies of the K.L.O. bench  are very busy at fit sent wilh Red  Wireless communication has  been established between America  and Norway, 3,300 miles distant,  Major G. H. Welsby, former paymaster of Military District No. 10,  Winnipeg, pleaded guilty to the  theft of more than $ I I'.OOO of army  funds.  It is stated that the government  telegraph system is shortly to be  supplemented by a wireless telegraph system from Montreal to  to the Pacific coast, with relay stations at various important points.  Benvoulin Notes  The drawing (or the box of  apples now on display at Campbell's grocery store, will take place  Saturday afternoon. Those who  had tickets to sell will please send  in the stubs before Saturday afternoon.  The meeting of the Labies'. Aid,  which was to have been held on  Wednesday, March 6th, has been  postponed until Wednesday March  13th.  The Rev. Mi Bates intends holding a series of Evangalistic Services  beginning next Sunday March I Oth.  These services will be very interesting.    Everybody welcome.  Mr. T Renwick is having a tele,  phone installed in his home.  Mrs. J. B. Fisher entertained a  few ot the near neighbors on Fri  day evening last, in honor of her  brother and his wife.  Mr J. A. Mitchell and his wife  left on Monday morning for their  home in Saskatchewan after spending a week with their sister Mrs. J.  B. Fisher.  Mr.. W. Patterson left for his  wheat farm in Albeita last week  Rumor has it that he left his heart  behind him.  The Kelowna Theatre  Wed., March 13  Matinee at 4.15  Evening at 7.30 and 9.15  The World's Most Famous  Artiste  Mary Pickford  -IN-  "Less Than  The Dust"  afternoon  ArJults25c, Children 10c  EVENING    .  Adults 35c; Children 20c  f  h  Orders for  Local  Scouts  Kelowna Troop  Troop Firat;   Self-Last  Thursday, March 7th, 1918  ���I III      IJUliiBreseT-aWTBlB-jrwaeH  X work; preparing for their sale  of work which will be held in  Kelowna on April 6th, proceeds of  sale to be devoted entirely to Red  X Funds of the KeloWna Branch.  The place of sale will be announced later.  Edited by Pioneer.   Mar. 5, 1918  ORDERS by command for week  ending March 16, 1918.  DUTIES'. Orderly patrol for  week Beavers ; next for duty, the  Wolver.  PAftADES: The combined troop  will parade at the clubroom on  Wed. and Sat. Mar. 13th and 16th,  at 7.15 and 2.15 respectively.  P.-L. Richard Parkinson and  Scout L. Gaddes passed the tests  for the Carpenter's badge before  Mr. Mitchell on February 26th,  and P.-L. J. Calder passed his test  for the Naturalist's Badge before  Mrs. D. F. Kerr on February 27.  The scout master attended a reorganization meeting of the leaders and seconds of Summerland  Troop laat weekend. A new scout  master, Mr. O. F. Zimmerman, is  taking charge of the troop there  and they are going to follow tbe  same plan we used last year���that  is, set a' minimum date by which  all present scouts in the troop  have to re-pass the Tenderfoot  and Second-Class tests. T.-L. A.  Harris is goiug to act as assistant  master, and with such a keen lot  of scout officers Summerland is  bound to have a good year ahead.  We wish them the best of luck.  There is also a possibility of the  troops being reorganized in Vernon and Penticton, so scouting in  the Okanagan is not dying out by  any means.  We very much regret that we  are likely to lose Cub Master Gordon at the end of June. The Cubs  were formed and have made great  strides under his care, and his loss  will be very keenly felt if he leaves  Kelowna.  Conclusion of Scout - Diary:���  Tuesday���(at the railroad). After  breakfast we went for another walk  along the track in an easterly direction for about four miles. The  train was rather late and did not  go by till we were having lunch,  but a construction train went by  just before. After lunch we packed up and lelt at 2.05, and after  an easy journey arrived in camp at  4.30. Scout Alec. Smith, of Summerland, was at camp when we  returned. After having a swim we  had an informal patrol leaders' and  seconds' meeting. We had a camp  fire in the evening and retired at  9 o'clock. The guards were (he  Eagles, and were called in at 9.45.  Wednesday.- Reveille at 7.30.  Usual routine. To-day the spoits  list was posted up and some entries were made. Mr. Heneage  examined the patrols in an ambulance teat which was won by the  Beavers. Mr. l opeland brought  the mail and provisions. The  guards were the Wolves and were  called in at 9.45.  Thursday. ��� Reveille at 6.30.  Tidied camp grounds. In the  morning had a first-class ambulance  competition, won by' the Wolves  and Otters. Mr, Day brought the  mail and provisions. In the afternoon we held our camp sports  which were won bv the Beavers,  with 29 points; second 27} points;  third Eagles, 23J points, and last  Otters with 10J points. The guards  for the day were the Beavers.  Friday.- -Reveille at 6.36. Usual  routine. In the afternoon there  was a Kims Game competition  which was won by the Beavers. In  lhe evening we had a camp fire  and afterwards a very exciting  game called bomb laving. The  two sides were the Eagles and  Wolves vs. the Beavers and Otteis.  The game was ultimately won by  the latter team. Guards for the  day were the Otters.  Saturday-Reveille at 6.30. After breakfast we took down our  patrol tents and packed our kit;  &c. Mr. Heneage staved with the  Wolf Cubs who were going to  camp there for two or three days.  After tidying the camp we had a  swim and voted for the best all-  round scout. Result: over 15,  P.-L. Godfrey Groves and James  Calder tied; under 15, Scouts  Leonard Gaddes and Frank Sin-  k nson tied. The ferrv arrived at  about 1.40 and it took us exactly  ten minutes to load up. We left  camp at 1.50 with cheers from the  Wolf Cubs, and arrived at Kelowna at 4 o'clock, after having had  the most successful camp jet.  SHOES!.  SHOES!  SHOES!  WE have shoes for everyone in  your home ��� Shoes foi ALL.  We have Shoes for School and Sunday, too. Don't let  the children get wet feet. It is a lot more sensible to  buy them new Shoes and Rubbers NO W than it is to  fight, pneumonia. Bring them to our store and let us fit  them out with good sensible shoes, made of good leather  strong and. durable���just what the little ones need.  Don't you need new Shbes and Rubbers, too ?  Shoes & Rubhers. Priced LOW  Boys' Kip Bluchers, sizes I to 5, all solid leather, at    $3.50  Boys' Chrome  Bluchers and Box Calf Bals, sizes I to 5,  standard screw, heavy duck lined, at  $4.50  Boys' Tan Blucher School Shoes, sizes I to 5, at   $4.75  Youths' Tan Blucher School Shoes, sizes 11 to 13, at  $3.75  Youth's Blk. Bluchers, sizes II to 13, at    $3.50  Little Gents'Velour Bluchers, sizes 8 to 10J, at  $2 75  ��� ���   Chrome        ��� ��� ���   $3.00  ���   Box Calf      ��� ��� ���   $3.50  Misses' Gun Metal School Shoes, sizes 11 to 2's..,.$3,75 to $4.25  Girls'       ���     .       ��� ��� ���    8tol0i  $3.00  Children's Gun  Metal and Kid Shoes, in button or lace  styles in a big range of different styles, from  $1,25 up  Boys' School Suits  In all the new Spring styles, made to stand the hard  wear, at very moderate prices.      '  Boys, Corduroy Suits, made in Norfolk style, age  12 to 17 years, priced at $8.50 up  Boys' Separate Pants   -   Wash Blouses - Jersey Sweaters  in wool or cotton, all sizes in stock. LET US OUTFIT YOU  J. F. FUMERTON & CO.  THE CASH STORE "It Pays to pay Cash"  Dry Goods phone 58;   Grocery phone 35  Regular Delivery Hours :  Morning-9.30 and 11       Afternoon-3 and 5  The KELOWNA THEATRE  Saturday (March 9th)���Theda Bara in "The Vixen," and two-  act Comedy. ��  Tuesday-"The Squaw  Man's Son," with  Reid, Stedman and  King.   Bray Cartoon.  Thursday���Gloria's Romance; 2-Act Feature; " Reel Life and  good Comedy."  COMING - March 25th-Skovgaard.  Two Shows, 7.30 & 9.  Admission, 25c & 10c  ROWCLIFFE'S  Feed Store  MONDAY Next, MARCH 4,  we shall be installed in the brick building,  formerly occupied by the Kelowna Implement  Company (opposite the court house). At this  convenient location  we   will   have   for   sale  Grain -   Feed   -   Hay  PHONE 204  City Deliveries Tuesdays and Saturdays BBBI  Thursday,.March 7th. 1918  ���>  KELOWNA  RECORD  ttm  i/ ^   uMtreo   ���"������...  Values in Underskirts  O EMARKABLE Values are being shown in Moirette,  Heather-bloom, Silk and Satin Underskirts.   We  have at present a large assortment of different shades,  and a good assortment of qualities in Black.  New Millinery     New Wash  Many new styles in new  Spring Millinery have  been put into stock lately.  The models are in keeping with the present trend  of fashion and the shapes  are more becoming this  year than -ever. We shall  be pleased to show you  these new styles  Phone 361  Goods  We have received during the last week new  shipments of Wash Goods  such as Piques, Repps,  Sport Suitings, Poplins, &c.  Make a point of seeing  the new goods now on  - display  Kelowna  CREAM PRICES  from March Ut, 1918  Kelowna prices: No. 1 -  50c per lb. butter fat  No. 2-  48c  KELOWNA CREAMERY, LTD.  Printed Butter  Wrappers  According to the now  Dominion Government  regulations all farmers  who sell butter either  to the Mores or privately, are required to have  it properly covered in  a wrapper on which  MUST appear in prominent letter, lha'word.  "DAIRY BUTTER."  The fact i. alao emphasized that all butter  in auch packages must  be of lhe full net weight  ol silicon ounces, and  in default of same a  line of from $10 to $30  for each offence ia im.  pond. Whey butter  must be so labelled  even when mixed with  dairy butter, and dairy  butter retain, its label  though it be mixed  with the creamery product.  You can be supplied  with neatly - printed  wrappers for your  butter atthe Kelowna  Record Office, for the  following prices:  1flOPAPER * ���NTING  200  500  1000  INCLUDED  n  $1.50  2.00  3.15  4.50  These prices include Both the  Paper, which is the best 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 thia 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  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.  TOWN AND COUNTRY NOTES  Miss Lena Wilson was a passenger to Chase Monday morning.  Miss Annie McLennan left this  week for Riehdale, Alta, where  she is to teach school.  Mr. and Mrs. Binger returned  Friday afternoon after a lengthy  atay at* the coast.  Ms. Singer of the Singer Fruit  Co., Edmonton, is in town th'is  week enquiring einto the prospects  for opening up a shipping warehouse here,  The Rev. W. Arnold Bennett  will take as his subject next Sunday morning', in the Baptist church,  ' John, the Seer of Patmoa," this  being his first discourse of a series  of studies of the Book of Revelation. At the evening service his  subject will ba " Human Failings  in the Divine Light."  Mrs. Harold Newby came in  Saturday for a short stay in Kelowna.  Mr. Peterson'came in from Vernon Monday.  A party of chief officials of the  C.P.R. consisting of Messrs. Grant  Hall, vice-president, F. W. Peters,  divisional superintendent, J. G.  Sullivan, chief engineer, Capt.  Douglas Brown, superintendent of  lakes and rivers, and J. J. Warren,  president of the K.V.R. were in  town for a few hours Tuesday in  the course ot ar. inspection trip  through the district.  . The attention of members of the  choral concert choir is drawn to  the inconvenience being experienced owing to the lack of music  of the more popular pieces being  rehearsed. Enough music was  purchased to more than accommodate the present number of singers, and those who have loaned  copies are earnestly requested to  return same either to Mr. Boyd or  to the secretaries.  The Kelowna Women's Institute  was given a very instructive talk  at its last meeting on the raising of  poultry, by Mr. A. W. Cooke. An  interesting collection of paragraphs  on matters relating to women was  read by Mrs. Knowles. A commit  tee consisting of Mesdames Calder  Knowles and Rogers was appointed to compile the Institute cook  hook. Owing to Mrs. Brent's prospective removal from Kelowna  her resignation as president was  reluc'antly accepted, and hy a  standing vote a motion waa passed  that the members place on record  theirregretat Mrs. Brent's departure  and loss to the Institute. The members were pleased to welcome to  the meeting a former secretary,  Mra. H. Newby. Selections qf Irish  music on the Victrola contributed  to the enjoyment of the afternoon.  CATHER-ENDICOTT  The following announcement taken from  tha "Western Daily Mercury" of Plymouth  February 4th 1918, will interest many  people in thii district :-  "A beautiful little wedding in which  more than ordinary interest was displayed  and which filled the church to ita last inch  of standing room, took place at St. John's,  Sutton-rri-Flyn, on Saturday, February  2nd, when Miss Marie Irene Endicott  (only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. Harvey  Endicott, Plymouth) became the wife of  Captain A. Michael Cather, Royal Fusiliers  (fifth son of the late Mr. Michael Smith  Cather and of Mrs. Cather of Vancouver  and Kelowna, B.C.).  The Bride's parents subsequently held a  reception at their residence in Portland  Square. It was attended by ovef 100 guests  among whom were the Mayor and Mayoress, with their daughter, Miss Muriel  Brown. After receiving congratulations  and good wishes Captain and Mrs. Michael  Cather left for a brief honeymoon in the  Bournemouth district.  NEXT   WEEK  Ahnut MEN'S SHOFS  I am still doing Quick Repairing and Selling Men's Shoes  CHEAP  DARK, the Shoeman  Opposite Royal Bank Kelawna  Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Smith left  Tuesday for Vancouver.  Mr. E, C. Weddell spent the  weekend at Summerland where Ire  was assisting in the reorganizing of  a troop of Boy Scouts.  Mr. D. E. Tuckey of Glenmore  was a passenger to Vancouver  Tuesday.  Measrs. J. E. Reekie and L. E.  Taylor went down to Penticton  Tuesday to attend a meeting of the  executive of the B. C. Fruitgrowers'  Association.  ' An auction sale of furniture is to  take place next week at the^iome  of W. D. Brent.     .  Mr. Ben Hoy was down at Penticton this week in connection with  the Farmers' Institute lectures at  that point.  Next Wednesday, March 13th  Prof. P. A. Boving and Mr. A. Mc-  Means will address a meeting in  the Board of Trade room on the  subject t>f "Seed Growing," and  will be prepared to place contracls  with growers.  The Protestant lecture announced last week to be delivered by  the Rev. Arnold Bennett, has been  postponed by him until' a future  date. He purposes to deliver a  series of sermons' on the Prophecies of the Revelation on Sunday  mornings in future in the Baptist  Church.  Okanagan Ambulance League  During the past month the following articles, valued at $500.00 were  forwarded from Kelowna by the  Okanagan Ambulance League to  Red Cross Headquarters: 46 suits  of pyjamas, 3 pyjama coals, 36  shirts, 36 ties, 77 personal property  bags, 96 stretcher caps, 162 pairs  of socks, 2 pairs of bed socks, I  pair of mils, 60 handkerchiefs, 72  face cloths, 2 pillows with cases,  24 towels, 6 surgeons gowns, 6 hot  water bottle covers.  During the month Benvoulin sent  in: 6 operating gowns (for surgeons), 76 stretcher caps, 60 cheese  cloth handkerchiefs, 84 face cloths,  33 personal property bags, 24  towels, 32 pairs of socks. The  Mission sent: I I suits of pyjamas,  I pair of bed socks, I pair of mitts,  3 stretcher caps, 6 hot water bottle  covers. Westbank sent: 7 suits c f  pyjamas,    14   personal   property  WraBBO)C��C8a��K<0)KHX  The following contributions are  gratefully acknowledged : I pair of  socks, Mrs. J. W. Jones ; I pair of  bed socks, Miss Badcock; I pair of  socks, Mrs. Swerdfager; I pair ot  socks, Mrs Trench ; 2 pillows with  cases, Mrs. W. Crawford. The  League takes this opportunity for  thanking those who have so kindly  made and donated stretcher caps  and personal propeity bags.  Cash contributions are as follows : "War Fund Billiard Handicap," by J. B. Whitehead, $5. Mrs.  Fletcher!I, Mrs. H. F. Rees $5,  Mis. Simpson $2, Miss B. Cosens $ I  N. D. McTavish $50.35, Dr. R.  Mathison $5, Miss Francis $2, )i>lin  Galbiaith $10, Prisoners of War  Fund $43, Mrs. O. Langille and  Mrs. Akeroyd $7.64, Contribution  65c, Mis. Steil $1, Mrs. Metcalfe  $1, Mis. Cameron $2, Member's  Fees 25c, Balance from January  $74.99, making a total of t|211.78.  Expenses for the month amounted  to $152.25, leaving in hand a balance of $59.63.  PumpsW.tarAiir-  wbsrc for Otrs Cent  per 100 Gallons.  Wiry pump water by hand when  a Leader Horn.  Watsr System  will deliver It under high pressure  ��� anywhsr.���for ^^^^^^^^^  less than lo psr 100 gallons P  Ther. la . Leader outfit designed to St  svsry posslbl. requirement���deep well  ���shsllow wall���cistern���lake���spring  or river, ^_  HOME WATER SYSTEMS  THE DeLAVA  Separator Sure Gets the Business  Don't let anyone fool you on  the cream separator sit uatio  DeLaval has been the leader (or nearly forty yean,  and the gap between the DeLaval and the next one  r behind (a long v^ay behind) is certainly growing  wider with the years  W. R. QLENN & SON  Pendozi Street AGENTS Phone 150  FEED CORN  Owing to failure of  crops  in  Ontario thia year Seed Com i  very scarce and  local farmers are  advised to book their orders with us without delay aa we  can dispose of our entire  output in  other  districts, but would prefer to  supply local demands first, *  Selected North West Dent, price 15c per lb.  BANKHEAD ORCHARD CO., Ltd.  OK.LUMBER CO.,Ltd.  Are now completely equipped to supply  all  your lumber needs.  We have a  large stock of local and  coast  ROUGH AND FINISHING LUMBER  of high-grade quality tnd in splendid condition.  A complete line of  DOORS  AND  WINDOWS  LATH AND SHINGLES  WM. HAUG  Masons' Supplies  HARD AND SOFT COAL  Phone No. 66  BANKQFMONTRFJI  ESTABLISHED OVER IM YEAIS  Canada's War  Chest  "Canada's War Chest"  is the savings Accounts  of her men and women.  The Bank of Montreal  accepts deposits of $1.  and upwards.  D. R. CLARKE,  Supt., British Columbia Branches.  VANCOUVER.  MCAtt OrnCt.MONTHrlAV.  P.  DiMnK.,   Mawftr,  Kakwa Bnsvk  BRANCHES IH OKANACAH DISTUCT  Areutrosf,       .  EsfarW.       ���  ****n*rmmim\ pa.gb rora  KBLOW1U   &BCOBO  Thursday, March 7th. 1918  ( WANTED! )\m m  CANARIES FOR SALE. Apply Mr.. R.  W. Butler, Strathcona Avenue, off Pendozi Street, or phone 5603. 52tf  IN VIEW of the Urge acreage which will  be planted to Tomatoe* thit year, farm-  era would do well to order their seedlings or plants early. Ordera may be  left at tbe offices of Okanagan Loan &  Investment Trust Co., or at Mr. Stirling's  Greenhouse, Pendozi Street.  FOR SALE,   baled   Hay,   Timothy   and  Alfalfa. Apply Kelowna Feed Co., S. T.  Elliott, Rutland, Manager.   Phone 3108.  I Iff  TWELVE ACRES of good vegetable  land at Rutland, with fruit trees, for  eale, vary cheap. Apply to R. B. Ketr,  7, Rowcliffe Block, Kelowna.        14.7  FOR SALE,  work  Horse.     Apply Lawrence, Glanmore. l6-9p  LOST, near Mission School, black Cocker  Spaniel, answers to "Ted," Pleaee leave  information at Record Office. l6-7p  MANGANESE and Chrome wanted for  immediate development. We under,  stand the former to be in the vicinity of  Kelowna. Write M. C, 200, Belmont  House, Victoria, B.C. l6-8p  Buff Orpington and  White Wyandotte  Cockerels  These birds are bred and carefully select.  ed for   egg  type  and  utility and are big  strong  vigorous birds.  Prices $5, $3 and $2 each, according to their egg type  A. W. COOKE  Kelowna Field. Box 663, Kelown..  5ltf  Ladiee Wishiwr to Order  SPIRELLA CORSETS  ean aaast  Mm. J. H. DAVIES  Boob No. 1, Oak Hal)   Hook  be-  wmd tht hour* ol 5.30 and 2.30 n.m.  B Saturday ot eaah weak, or at anv  ther time by appointment.  J. A. BIGGER  BUILDER AND CONTRACTOR'  Estimates. Fu/nished for all classes  of work  OIL SHOP  COAL OIL  33c per gal.  WATER NOTICE  DIVERSION AND USE  Take notice that Francis J. Nicholas,  whose address is Rutland Post Office,  B.C.. will apply for a licence to take and  uae 500 gallons per day of water out of  Buck Craek, which flows South and drains  into Mission River about centre rf Lot  4086. Tha water is to be diverted fro:  this stream at a point about one half mile  north of Mission River and will be uaed  for Domestic and Irrigation purposes upon  the laad. described as lot 4086. This .  tice was posted on the ground on the 18th  day of February, 1918. A copy of this  notice and an application pursuant thereto and to tha requirements of the "Water  Act" will be filed in the office of tin  Water Recorder at Vernon. Objections  to the application may be filed with thi  said Water Recorder, or with the Comp.  rroller of Water Rights, Parliament Build,  ngs, Victoria, B.C., within 3o days after  tha firat appearance of this notice in  local newspaper. The data of tha first  publication of the notice is Fab. 21, 1916.  144 FRANCIS J. NICHOLAS.  Growers' Annual Heeling  (Continued from Fan 1.)  And Invigorates Old People  Any doctor will tell you that the  ingredients of Vinol aa printed below  contain the elements needed to improve the health of delicate children  and restore strength to old people.  T> Cod Liver .nd Beef Peptones, Iron  " .nJMaQgarree.Pep*onat6B,Ironand  Ammonium   Citrate,  Lima   and   Soda  Glycerophosphates, Cascarin.  Those who have puny, ailing or  run-down children or aged parents  may prove this at our expense.  Besides the good it does children  and the aged there is nothing like  Vinol to restore strength and vitality  to weak, nervous women and overworked, run-down men.  Try it. If you are not entirely satisfied, we will return your money  without question; that proves our  fairness and your protection. Millions of people have been convinced  thia way.  Sold by  P. B. WILLITS fit CO.,   Kelowna  Also at the best druggist in all British  Columbia towns  LAND REGISTRY ACT  (Section 2.4)  in the matter of an application for duplicate certificate of title No. 52B8D issued  to Simon T. Elliott covering 79.61 acres  of S.W. quarter of Section 25, Township  26, Osoyoos Division, Yale District.  Notice is hereby given that it is my intention .1 the expiration of one month  from the data of first publication hereof  to issue a duplicate certificate of title  covering th. above lands to Simon T.  Elliott, unless in the meantime I shall receive valid objection thereto in writing.  Dated at th. Land Registry Office,  Kamloops, B.C., the 15th day of February,  A.D. 1918.  C. H. DUNBAR,  14-8 District Registrar.  growers of the Okanagan, and be  lieved the Union here cpuld be.]  made just aa successful as their  own had been. They had had  similar difficulties and opposition  to contend with, but now had 95  per cent, of the farmera signed up  for three vears and raised the price  of milk to a point where the farmer could make a reasonable profit.  . Mr. McDowell, general manager  of the Central, spoke briefly as to  lhe work of the organization. Hi  was confident of the good results  of the new selling policy, and the  Central were seeking increased  tonnage thia year on their record  for 191 7. The Central could handle a much greater tonnage at practically lhe same cost, and he be-  ieved thev were gaining the  confidence of the grower to a  much greater degtee.  FolUnving these addresses the  business 'of the meeting was resumed. Seven "names had been  nominated in advance as a board  of directors Messrs. E. M, Carruthers, Leslie Dilworth, G. F, Rush,  G. A. Barrat, W. R. Reed and R.  Fordham and these were elected  unanimously. Mr Dilworth, however, expressed a strong desire to  be excused as he found it difficult  tn give the necessary time to the  work.  A vole of thanks waa heartily  given to Mi". Brent, the retiring  manager, for his efficient services  in connection with the Exchange.  During the afternoon the chairman took occasion to introduce to  the meeting Mr. Slater, the newly-  appointed manager, who had  come down fiom the Vernon  office. Mr. Slater, who was well  received, promised to give the  best of his energy and experience  to the work.  C. H. Jackson was reappointed  auditor.  Auction  At residence of W. D. BRENT,  Kelowna, on THURSDAY, the  14th of MARCH, at 1.30 p.m.  Mahogany Davenport, upholstered in  green velvet, Mahogany Rocker. Victroi  Mahogany, style 11, with records, oval  Mahogany Library Table, Willow Chair,  upholstered, 3 Seagrass Chairs, Seagress  Table, Seagrass Sthtid, 2 Jap, Cane Chairs,  Lady's Writing Desk and Bench, Oak  Rocker, leather cushion svat, Small Oak  Rocker, Dining room set in fumed oak,  consisting of 54-in. Est. Table, with leaves,  6 Chairs, leather seated, and Serving  Table, Electric Lamp, Dining set Haviland  China, Silver Water Pitcher, Copper Chafing Dish, Copper Tray, Rugs, Curtains,  Pictures, Books, Old English oak bedroom  set, consisting of Springs, Mattressses,  Chiffonier, Wardrobe, Brush Brass Bed  Mission style, with bolster roll, box springs  and Hair Mattress, oak dressing Table and  Chair, 2 small Tables, Tabaret. Stair Car.  pet and Pads, 3-ft. Bed Lounge with Pad  and Cover, small dressing Table and Chair  Dress Form and Stand, Drop Head Singer  Sewing Machine, Perfection Oil Heater,  Airtight Heater and Pipes, Jardiniere, Jap.  Bird Cage, White Enamel Bath Room  Chair, Pair Dog Irons and Fire Screen,  Blankets and Pillows, Moffatt Kitcher  Range, Oil Stove, with oven, 2-bumcr  blue flame, Kitchen Queen Table, 3 Kitchen chairs, Blue Willow Dishes, Kitchi  Utensils, Folding Ironing Board, Clothe*  Horse, Wringer, Tubs, Basket, Hammock,  Tent, 10 a 12, with fly, Tent, 12 x 14, Tent  18 x 20, with frame, Rayo oil lamp, Chest  Chapenter Tools, 73.ft. new Garden Hose  with reel, Folding Table, 2 Waste Paper  Baskets, Wire Cot, Canvas Folding Cot,  10-vol. Century Dictionary and Cyclopaedr  la, and Niimerous other articles.  On view Wednesday and Friday mornings,  from 10 to 12.  TERMS AT AUCTION SALE. CASH  FOR SALE, PRIVATELY, MODERN  BUNGALOW  J. C. STOCKWELL - Auctioneer  Auction  On vacant lot next to Keller  Block, Kelowna,on SATURDAY  MARCH 9th, at 2 o'clock p.m.,  the pioperty of Mr. JOCK STIR  LING.  5teel Skein Double Wagon, 2 prs. 3-ton  Springs, Drag Harrow, 2 Hand Cultivators,  2 Hand Seeders, Washing Machine, Picks,  Shovels, Saws, Harness, pr. Heavy Bob  Sleighs, Combination Writing Cabinet and  Desk, Sideboard, Dining Table, 5 Dining  Chairs. 3 Small Tables, 2 jftidut Chairs.  Many Rugs, 2 Dressing Tables, 2 Wash  Stands, 2 Chestsof drawers, English ward-  robe with full length mirror, Roll Top  Desk, Kitchen Utensils, China, Blankets  and Linen, 2 Double Shot-Guns, Winches  ter Rifle and many other article*.  Terms cash on day of aala  J. C. STOCKWELL - Auctioneer  Sale every Saturday afternoon.   Bring  what you want lo sell.  Annual Meeting of  Local Patriotic Fund  A small but enthusiastic {[roup  of citizens met in the Board of  Trade room on Tuesday evening  to elect officers and discuss plans  for lhe current year.  His Worship the Mayor, after  the usual preliminaries, referred to  Mr. Nation'a suggestion, that Kelowna should follow the example  of other citiea in having a large  committee. Vernon was cited as  having 34 committeemen. Discussion being invited Messrs. T. Bulman, R. E. Denison, P. DuMoulin,  J. B. Knowles. W. Haug and R. L.  Dalglish all took part, and the following committee' was elected :  Mr. J W. Jones. M.L'A., Mayor  Sutherland, Messrs. L. V. Rogers.  T. Bulman, G. Rowcliffe, J. R.  Beale, ven. Archdeacon Greene,  Revs. Father Verbeke, E. D. Bra  der, Alex. Dunn, W.A.Bennett,  Dr. Gaddes, Alder��� *n J. B. Know-  lea, W. J. Mantle, V . C. Duggan,  W. Lloyd-Jones Me ����� . P. Du-  Moulin, J. A Forster, E. M Carruthers, W. Haug, P. A ewis,  J. H. Thompson C. J. Packli m,  Mesdamei DuMoulin, W. J. Leit-  head, W. C. Duggan B. Hardie, M  K. Stubbs and Misses E, Anderson  and Reekie. As aome of these  members were not present it was  decided that the committee should  " carry on" nnd that the election of  officers and other business should  be postponed until -the first week  in April, when the secretary would  give wiitten notice to all concerned.  Seed Time is Here  Every day now we sell dozens of packages  of Field and Garden Seeds. People who  have been reading the farm papers are  fully aware of the seed situation and are  making preparations accordingly. Many "~  lines   are   unprocurable altogether, and ��� - ��� ,  Onion, Seed, Mangel Seed, Beet ,Seed,  Field and Garden Corn  Peas and Beans  are going to be scarce all over Canada  this this. We advise early buying of all  your seed requirements this year as we  think that later on a lot of people will be  unable to get the seeds they want  The McKenzie Co., Ld.  <  The first of a series of apple packing classes starts today at lhe  Occidental Go's, packing house.  The. response this year has been  much greater than usual and already  some forty three names are entered to take advantage of the tuition.  Mr. J. S-well is in charge of the  classes.  Mr. S. Currie, of New Westminster, came in yesterday, Mrs.  Currie (formerly Miss Harvey) has  been staying here for some time  and they will return at the end of  the week.  Mr. and Mrs. J N. Thompson returned Thursday from their trip  east.  Mr. Monis, of the Workmen's  Compensation Boaid, is in town  this week.  Members of the Rutland Women's Institute are asked to make  note of the chunged date of the  next meeting���Friday, the 15th,  not Thursday.  Lieut. W. Lumaden. formerly of  the local Royal Bank, who returned to Vancouver last November  after aervice in France at Ypres,  Vimy Ridge and the Somme, has  gone to California for a few months  to recuperate.  Mr. H. Waldron has commenced  the erection of a new store on  Ellis street to accommodate hia  growing grocery business. The  new building is to be a one-storey  brick and concrete structure. J.  Harrias is the contractor.  Referring to the need for more  legislation for women and children  in this province, Mrs. Ralph Smith  in her first speech in the legislature  expressed the view that British  Columbia was fifteen years behind  other provinces and slates in this  matter.  LAWRENCE-On Wednesday.  March 6th, at Kelowna, to the  wife of Peter Lawrence, of Ew-  ings Landing, a daughter.  WALLACE PEID*.,.. .-  J{QkmmnlQ)iaua  I    .�����  News of Neighbours  A Summerland Jap has just purchased a ten acre orchard on Jones'  flat or $6,000 making the third  property in the district to pass into  the hands of the Japanese.  Seven new automobiles recently  arrived to purchasers in Naramata.  W. J. Steele, owner of one of the  largest orchards at Naramata died  last week.  According to an order-in-council  passed by the Dominion government, Indian men and women who  have heretofore been living together without having been legally  married, must at once take the  marriage vows and, respect them,  says the Merritt Herald.  Rev. Frank Hardy, M.A.. B.D.,of  Nanaimo, has accepted an invitation through the board of the Vemon  Methodist Church lo lake the pastorate next June when the term of  Rev. W. Vance expires.  . The Summerland council is purchasing a forty horse power gasoline engine to pump water for the  irrigation of Trout Creek Point  properties..  Robert Elliott, son of Thompson  Elliott of Peachland, died last week  after a lingering illness.  Indian Agent J. R. Brown is endeavoring to stir up the Indiana on  the Okanagan reserves to greater  production this year.  Mr. John Redmond, the famous  Irish nationalist leader, died this  week at the age of 67.  NOTICE  In the matter of the estate ef Rembler  Paul, late of Kelowna, in the province of  British Columbia, deceased.  Notice is hereby given that all creditor,  or other persons having any claim or de.  m.pd again.! the estate of the above  deceased, who died on the 18th day of  November, 1916, snd Probsts of whose  Will was on the 31st day-of October, 1917  granted to The Royal Trust Company,  ���re required to send in their claims to  The Royal Trust Company, 732, Duns-  muir Street.. Vancouver, B.C., the execu  tor of lhe est.te, on or beforo the Tenth  day of April, 1918. after whieh dsts'the  estate will be dealt with having regard  only to .tha claim, and demands then  received.  Any claim over $5 mutt ba verified by  statutory declaration.  R. B. KERR,  of 7, Rowcliffe Block, Kelowna, B.C.,  16-0 Solicitor for tha Ezeeutor.  FOR  Come and select from our  new lines of  Curios, Silks and  Fancy Chinas, &c.  I  Appearing at tho Kalowna Theatre  Tuaadnr M*t  The Japanese Store  Kelowna Phone 112  School Expenditures Higher  (Ooattnosd from Pas. 1.1  blocked by standing rigs.  The council, however, seemed  to take the view that any little disadvantage arising from the presence of rigs waa more than offset  by the air of businesslike activity  which they gave to the street.  What was wanted, they contended  was more rigs and not fewer. Anyway they considered that regulations which might be all right in  larger cities would be apt to work  hardship in a city of this size. No  action waa taken.  Aid. Mantle aubmitted a report  which he had obtained fiom Mr.  F. W. Groves upon the condition  of the two bridges over Mill creek  at Richter street and Abbott street.  Both bridges, the engineer reported were in a dangerous condition  and in need of immediate repair.  The timbers were badly rotted at  the ends, and the support* had  sunk considerably. A scheme of  repairs was suggested in each case  to cost in the case of Richter street  $25 to $30, and in the case of  Abbott street, which was in a far  worse, condition, $ 100. It was. decided that .these repairs ahould be  carried out at once.  The yearly contract with A. R.  Davy for the city scavenging was  renewed at a price of $150 per  month for the next twelve months  A formal by-law authorizing a  temporary loan from the Bank of  Montreal was given three readings!  The city clerk was authorized  to sign'a contract with the America  LaFrance Co. for the equipment  for the new chemical fire truck.  The monthly police report submitted by Chief Thomas, showed a  total of four cases before the magistrate, and fines and co-jt�� imposed of $15.  The usual milk tests were given  as follow*: Nbiman Day 4-0 ; J.  Birch 4.9; D. C. Middleton 3.9.  The city assessor was authorized  to begin the annual assessment on  March 5th and to return the tax  roll not later than April 15th.  SYNOPSIS OF OOAL MINING  EMULATIONS  Coal aslalai rinks, al tk. Dominion la Hea-  itoba. BaeUeakma aa* Alberta, tks Yuko  arritorj. tke Northwest fillllllssl. aasl a  orttoa ol ta. Fionas, ot Urrtisb Uolruabie  lav bs Masts! Ioe a tfft. ot twwW-otes vwsre  i ran .antral rental of SI ul Save. Not  ��� or. teas QM awe will t�� '  aoolisaaL           Iks Isass asset bs ssais bv  ke surolioant ia oersoa t* lit. inst ar Bab-  Kent ol tk. district la which IM sinku as-  tied ior are situatsd.  rant .pulled Io*. skall bs states are! W tke  "nnlloaat sueiS.  haatebl. otstaet al tk* sua. at Ik. est.  ol  v. osats nsr-tea* ,  Tb. amoa nsaratlae tk. mine stall hratsk  & agent with swora rstarns loooaatlni! ior  lull oaantitT ol assrokaatabl. seal mined  ad oar tks raraltr tharwa. ��� tb. eoal  ialns rijtkt. sn aot, Wai oosrntod. nek  stems    skall   ao laraisksd nt laset eaat    a  !  tlATtLttj  a. mis�� at tu'��"u'i S10 ,  eb-Anal ti Ss.ilsl ��laajsv  ��� v, w. com.  OsMtr aTMstsr el tb. letarlorr.  Ai^,arsrt���slrila*���*���*  GW.CllNNlNOBiUI  AUCTIONEER  and  General Commission  Merchant  (Successor to J. C. Stockwell)  Second - Hand Good*  Bought or Sold on  Commission  Flour and Feed Always  in Stock  Next to the C.P.R. wharf,  Kelowna  Ifffli SEEPS  For Better Gardens  "r�� VBRY back yard should be used for the cultivation ot fruit* and  t*  vegetables"���says the Pood Controller's Bulletin. Market Gardens  *~* must be worked to capacity,   lut all this effort Is wasted miles.  .the seeds sown sre capable of producing sturdy, vigorous plants.   Plant  Rennie's Wsr Garden Seeds and insure a fall crop I  Oabbasa p". Km. kjaa.  04   vi��  Danish Summer Roundhead .10      0.t0 2.76  OaulHlower  Rennle's  Danish   Diauth-  Resistlog 161.25 1.M 1.H 3.6010.00  Oefery  Paris Golden Yel low (Bxta  Select)   .16    .60 1.10 2.00.  Onion pkt     ...     wib.       nv  Rennie's Extra Early Red .06 .36 1.00 3.75  ReWllah���Cooper's Sparkler .05 MM 2.20  Tomato-Market Kftw 10      .60      1.76  Rennie'. Improved Beefsteak .10      .76      1.60      aki.  ttaUMV-Rennie's XXX Exhibition Mixture 26  ���Jwaat Pasta-Rennie's XXX Spencer Mixture ... .16  Nsxaiurtltim���Rennie's XXX Chameleon Mixture. .10  Moolia-Rennls's XXX  Large  Flowering  Glob*  Mixture...  M  ���LOOK FOR THE STARS-  Our ltlS CUlofne should be la tout bead try bow. It Is Tour patriotic duty  to consult It at t��ry opportunity. Our Oorernaient Insists we must pro-  due. men*. Mart fight, then, and be air. and sow seed serd-RENNIE'S  (ECO*, took far the special Mr border berfala. ia our Cstalofas��� it  will psy you (ode so.  THE WILLIAM RENNIE CO., lid.  872, Granville Street, Vancouver, B.C  Ms* el MimirtMs, TmaM,^laata*t  ���

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