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 ^oXcraiOwtv^  U$)mm MttMb  VOL. IX.   NO. 5.  KELOWNA BRITISH COLUMBIA. THURSDAY. DECEMBER 21, 19*16.-6 PAGES  $1.50 Per Annum  Council Approaches  End of lice Term  Nominations January 7th���Tiff  Between Aid. Millie and Copeland Makes Meeting Lively  Formal arrangements ior the  election oi Mayor and Aldermen  for the coming year were made  at last Friday morning's meeting of lhe city council, when the  date of nomination wasiStated  according to statute as Moud.i,,  January 7th, between the hours  uf 12 o'clock noon and 2 p.m.  At the same time nominations  would be received for the three  vacancies on the Board oiSchool  Trustees caused by the retirement of Messrs. J. A. Bigger,  J. B. Knowles, and W. JR..  Trench,, whose two year terms  expire this year. As usual, the  city clerk Mr. G. H.Dunn, was  appointed returning officer. If  a poll should be necessary, this  will be held on the Thursday of  , the same, week, between the  hours of 9 a. m. and 7 p. m.  In accordance with Section 5  of the Weekly Half-holiday Act,  a vote will also be taken to determine whether the halt-holiday  which is now compulsory under  provincial law, shall oe held on  Saturday or some other day of  the week.  The ordinary 'routine of the  council's business was enlivened  somewhat by a little dust between Aid. Millie and Aid. Cope  land. Tbe squabble arose over  the Pendozi street bridge, which  it w 11 be remembered Aldf Millie had some time ago reported  to be in an unsafe condition,  and had urged the council to  1 'sanction some structural repairs  to avoid chance of an accident  Aid. Copeland, chairman oi the  Board of Works, under _vhicb  department the matter naturally fell, happened to be away at  the. time, and Aid. Millie, the  other member of that committee  superintended the repairs to the  bridge, and had put in sonn.  temporary supports.. Aid. Copeland had since had these tempi -  rary supports removed, a procedure which greatly inceh ed  Aid. Millie, and he enquired of  Aid. Copeland, with much indignation, why this had been  one without consulting the committee.  It appeared that prior to the  meeting the Aldermen had had  some words over the matter, so  when Aid. Millie made his inquiry at the meeting, the contro  versy was reopened. Aid. Millie maintained that the bridge  was unsafe for traffic, and that  the removal of the braces which  he .had had placed under it had  rendered it very dangerous and  liable to collapse at any time.  Aid. Copeland, while admitting  that the bridge needed some repairs, denied that it was unsafe  and offered to drive the steamroller over it and prove his assertion. He claimed that ke  had had the timbers removed  as they were not needed and  might cause a jam and wash  the bridge away altogether if  the creek had to rise.  From arguments the two got  to personalities, and matters  became a little warm for a time  until finally the Mayor intervened and managed to rcsr.-.re  orer.  It was finally decided that the  bridge should be repaired and  the Board of Works; was instni".  ted .to see that this was done.  Aid. Sutherland mentioned  that the street lighting system  was at present operating on one  transformer only, the other being out of adjustment. He had  taken the matter up with the  representative of the Canadian  Westinghouse Co., who had  promised to make the necessary  adjustments during his next  visit* to Kelowna.  The matter of grants to public  institutions was the subject of  a recommendation from the fin  ance committee*. and tin following were authorized by the  council:  Kelowna Hospital , .$303.00  Rutland News  -   (ftwsa our own ConeimiruUat.)  Mr. Clarence Duncan left this  morning on a visit to Calgary.  Miss Jennie Lock left last Thursday on a visit to Bovvden, Alta.  The Christmas entertainment at  tbe Methodist ciSurch ia to be held  Friday evening in the church.  Mrs. Sharps who baa been in the  Kelowna Hospital for some time,  was able to get to her homeSaluiday  last very much improved in health.  Mr. Gordon Caspel returned  Saturday from a months visit to the  prairie. Mrs.Caspel left Tuesday for  Poitland where she will undergo  an-operation.  Special Christmas music will be  given by the choir at the Methodist church on Sunday. This will Include selections from the oratorio  "Christ and His Soldiers".  The Rutland Wornens Institute  met at Mrs. W. Scbell's home last  Thursday afternoon. Refreshments  were provided by the directors,  and a pleasant social afternoon  was spent. Mrs. Whittaker sang "O  Canada."  There is to be a dance in the  Rutland schoolhouse on Thursday  next Dec. 28th. in aid of the Kelowna Hospital and the Red Cross.  An effort is being made to furnish  especially good music, and refreshments will also be p ovided.  There was a special service at  the Methodist church Sunday evening last for the purpose of unveiling the "Honor -Roll" of members  and adherents of the church who  had enlisted for military service.  The service which was in charge  of the Rev. T. Griffiths, was of. a  patriotic character, and included a  stirring address from Mr. Griffiths  on the duties of the people in relation to the war. The unveiling of  the Roll of Honor wa�� performed  by little Alma Bird, daughter of  the soldier whose name appeared  first on the list. There were fourteen  names on the list, and these were  inscribed in letters of gold upon a  handsomely designed and executed tablet, the work of Mr. Mugford  the Sunday school superintendent.  After the unveiling was performed,  the audience standing, joined heartily in the chorus of "O Canada".  The names on the list were read  put and were as follows:-  Frank Bird, C. Edwards, W, Gay,  S. Gray, A. Gray, W. Horsley, G.  Longstaffe, Fred Plowman, W.  Plowman, J. Plowman, W.Quigley,  A. Wigglesworth, T. Watkins, L:  Flemming.  Aquatic Association .   65.00  Red Cross  ........   2X.2.S  Agricultural Assoc.   .     5 60  Aid.. Millie drew the attention  of the council to the fa".t that  Lot! 12, Plan 1365, on Etliiil St.,  near the bridge, extended over  the street line, and as one of tit*  fire hydrants had been ilaced in  the lot, and the owner was intending to if ence it in, in his  opinion the city should take  steps to protect its interests.  After some ' discussion the  council decided that as very  little inconvenience would be  caused to the citizens by this Sr>t  being fenced in, they would not  be justified in purchasing anv  portion of it under existing  conditions.  Aid. Duggan reported that the  Light,and Water committee had  engaged Mr. ,T. McMillan as  chief engineer of the power  house at a salary of 1125' per  month. This action was con  firmed by resolution.  Included in the correspondence  wast a copy of the resolution  from the Penticton board ol  trade in .reference to the divert  ing of thte iTransprovinciil Hu_b  way.  Mrs. Frances A. Pedlar applied for a rebate of a portion  of tne taxes paid upon her house  in Gnaham street, or, am assurance v that a proper' sidewalk  would be constructed, that  water connection would be given, and that a stre/et light  would be placed.  The usual batch of accounts  was submitted by the Finance  committee   and passed for pay  Compliments, of tbe g>eas.ou  to M 0m fteafaer*  Snl) may there nttier 5�� another Christmas  tofjen one neebs to hesitate about tlje propriety of Uiialiina all our frteubs  & Jflerrp Cfrrfetma* anfc  & Prigfjt anfa imiw $eto ��?ear  Jflap all men's Ijearts at tins time incline  to that stoeer reasonableness tofjiclj alone  means " $eace on (Earth anb tgoobtoill  ���Xotoarb* jHen."  gag) [cag] psak-iT) [jBgga9  Britain Rejects the Gem  Proposal For "Lasting Peace"  Object Must Be Attained Before the Sword is Sheathed-'--  Historic Scene in the House of Commons  ment.  Probably few utterances of the  head of the British 'government  have ever been more keenly awaited by the public, not only of Great  Britain, but of the whole world?  than the announcement of the new  Premier, David Lloyd-George, as  to Britain's attitude to the offers of  peace from Germany, transmitted  through the United States some  days ago.  For some days Mr. Lloyd-George  has been confined to his bed and  there was some uncertainty as to  whether he would be appear before the House Tuesday as planned. When he did appear in the  historic - chamber, he was loudly  cheered from all sides.  "I appear before the House," he  began, "with the greatest responsibility which has fallen on any  man as chief adviser of the crown,  ���in the midst of the most gigantic  war ever waged, on which depends  the destiny of nations and humanity. The responsibilities of the  government are accentuated by  the declaration of the German  chancellor and the note communicated through the United States,  Our answer will be given in full  accord with our allies.  "The German note was a mere  paraphrase of the chancellor's  speech," the Premier went on.  "Each of the allies has separately  and independently considered the  matter, and arrived at the same  conclusion' I am glad the first  answer has been given by France  and Russia. 1 hey had unquestionably the first right to speak, for the  enemy is still on their soil, and  their sacrifices have been great. I  simply stand here to give clear and  definite support to the statements  they have made.  "Anyone who wantonly prolongs  this conflict has a crime on his  soul which oceans of tears could  not cleanse," the Premier declared,  but anyone who abandons the  struggle without attaining the object would be even more guilty.  Are we likely to attain our object  by accepting the German proposals? To accept the proposals  would be to put our heads into a  noose. Historic examples cause  us to regard the proposal with  disquiet." ,  Prerr'er Lloyd-George declared  that Hollweg'a speech and the  German note afforded small hope  of an honorable, lasting settlement.  He bitterly and ironically aaid:  "Chancellor von Bethman-Hollweg  failed to use a single phrase indicating that Germany was prepared to accept the only terms that  . would make peace possible."  Lloyd-George quoted Lincoln:  "The war must end when its object  is attained under God. It will  never end until we achieve that  object." Great cheering followed  his statement.  "We do not propose to put our  heads into a nooze, with the end  of the rope in the hand of Germany," Lloyd-George continued.  Britain endorses every word of  Russia and France's refusal. Without reparation, peace is impossible.  A few pious phrases about humanity cannot liquidate all the German outrages on land and sea.  "The allies' terms are complete  restoration and full reparation,  with'effectual guarantees for the  future. The allies insist the only  end of the war is a guarantee  against Prussian militarism disturbing Europe's peace. It would be  cruel folly if the swashbuckling  through Europe's streets were not  punished as an offence against the  law of nations. Hollweg's self defense plea deludes the German  natit n."  The Commons scene was the  most tense since the war was declared. Digr.atariea packed the  floor of the galleries and wildly  cheered Lloyd-George and Asquith.  In our personal column will be  found a paragraph relating to Cap.  Stewart being appointed as organist at the English church. Word  has just come to hand that Mr.  Stewart has been given a military  appointment in Calgary, and he  has reluctantly had to cancel hia  decision.  Nelson Board of Trade decided  to ask the city council to hold an  inquiry into the high cost of living.  Flour, sugar, meats and fuel were  among the ar icles specified for enquiry as to the reasons for the  prices at which theyare being sold.  During October the courts of  Cook county, Illinois, in which  Chicago is situated, granted one  divorce to every six marriage  licences granted by the county  clerk. In all there were 3203  marriage licences issued and 634  divorces granted.  Premier Lloyd-Grorge Tuesday  announced to the Commons that  Great Britain intended to recognize  the Venizeloa provisional Greek  government. They would refuse  to recognise King Constantine. He  said a firm Greek stand was necessary to prevent a repetition of  the Roumanian disaster.  Okanagan Ambulance League  Financial Statement for the  month of November: Sale of flowers by Mrs. Dundae, $1.85; Anon-  imous, $3.00; Miss Wood, $1,00;  Mrs. C. C. Allen, $2.00; Women's  Institute, $2.50; Mrs. Greenstead,  $5.00; Mrs. MacGregor, 50 c; Miss  Storey, $1.50; Mra. Simpson, $2.25;  Mrs. Boyee, $1.50; Mrs. Buck, $4.  Ellison Girls'Dance, $20.00; Balance from October. $131.00; Expenses for month, $93.14; Balance  1   hand, $82.96.  The following articles have been  sent to Headquarters: 55 helpless  shirts, 185 towels, 19 suits of pyjamas, 20 day shirts, pair bedroom  slippers, 5 pairs ward shoes, 4  pairs bed socks, 3 operation stockings, 25 hot bottle covers, 120  pairs sox, 16 tray cloths, 10 table  cloths, 2 sheets, I scarf, box old  kid gloves for making into wind-  prool waistcoats.  The following articles have been  donated during the month: I pair  mitts from Mrs. Swain, I pair sox  from Mrs. Lefevre, I suit pyjamas  from Mrs. Seddon.  Mr. Lloyd-Jones kindly supplied  us with a load of box ends to light  our stoves during the winter months  and the following five ladies each  gave us one dollar to purchase a  supply of cord wood: Mrs. Knox,  Mrs. Rees, Mrs. Murdoch, Mrs.  Wilson and Mrs. Seon.  We all regret very much the loss  of our most able and efficient president, Mrs. Boyee. It is hoped  that all members will make a  special point of being present at  the meeting next Tuesday to discuss the future arrangements ofthe  Society and the election of a new  president.  Mr. and Mrs. A. McGregor left  this morning to spend Christmas  with friends in Calgary.  Mr. Fred Stirling, C.P.R. general  freight agent at Nelson, was through  here yesterday.  Mr. and Mrs. Kinnear, Messrs. ].,  McEachern and Gordon Scott were  passengers to the coast this afternoon.  Word has been received in letters from England that a draft of  the 172nd Battalion have been already moved over to France.  A change has taken place this  month in the ownership of the  Kelowna-Westbank ferry, Jas. I.  Campbell having sold out to L.  Hayman. Mr. Hayman, it will be  remembered, held the contract  formerly for a number of years,  being succeeded about six or seven  years ago by A. E. Hankinson,  who was in turn succeeded by Mr.  Campbell, who has just completed  his fifth year on the lake. Mr.  Campbell, it might be mentioned,  has purchased the ten-acre ranch  on the Vernon road known as the  "Glass place," from Mr. Lloyd and  will turn farmer.  Voting takes place today in the  bye-election fight between Hon.  M. A. Macdonald the Hon. Ralph  Smith, and Macdonald's opponent  D. E. McTaggart. Owing to the  peculiar circumstances of the contest the result is very problematical.  An alloy steel has been devised  in England which is non-rustable.  It is said that knives, forks and  other cutlery made of it will not  even tarnish, and if turned out by  the factory bright and shining they  ��vill remain in that condition to  the end. A little washing ia all  that is necessary to restore it under  anv circumstances.  A supplementary estimate issued by the British par'iainmt  last week calls for an additional  one million men of all ranks lor  the army service luring the pre-  enti fiscal year. Che original  estimate was for to'ir million  Questions galore 'have been  raised by the new food regulations in the old country and  their operation. One of the  problems which faced the Londoner at dinner was whether  two helpings from one course  constituted two courses, for thc  number of courses is limited by  law.  Caught Selling Liquor  to the Iota  Police Unearth Serious Case  and Impose Heavy Fine  Although it ii strictly illegal for  any person to supply an Indian  with liquor, it has been obvious  for some time past that the Si washes  of (de neighborhood have been  getting plentiful supplies of "firewater," and though the police have  suspected the existence ot seme  secret source of supply, they have  hitherto been unable to run it  down. It waa due to the smartness of Provincial Constable Graham, therefore, this week, that the  mystery has been cleared up and  the culprit brought to book.  Constable Graham had suspected for ��ome time that Rheuben  Draper, a man who occupies a  house not far from the lake on the  south of the town, had been conducting this illicit business, and on  Saturday night last set himself to  watch. He noticed several Siwosh-  es coming and going and managed  to collar several of them who carried unmistakeable evidence of  their errand, including one young  lady named. Emily, otherwise "Girlie" McDougall. In the course of  their statements at the police court,  they stated that Draper had been  carrying on the business for years  and that they and others had frequently bought l;quor from him.  Draper's house was searched and  a quantity of whiskey and other  liquors found. He was accordingly arrested and on being brought  before the magistrate on Monday  the evidence against him proved  overwhelming. He confessed having given drinks to the Indians,  but denied having ever sold any  to them. He waa, however, found  guilty and a fine of $100 and costs  impoted or six months.  He paid the fine, but his hopes  of liberty were dashed,, for he was  immediately re-arrested by the  city police on a charge of having  stolen goods in his possession. It  appears that during the search of  his house the police had come  upon several pairs of boots and a  quantity of dry goods, which bore  unmistakable traces of having  come from the salvage stocks of  Messrs. Muirhead & Co. and Thos.  Lawson, Ltd., whose premises were  recently destroyed by fire.  Evidence was received from  several Siwashes that they had  purchased boots and dry goods  from Draper at a very cheap rate.  The charge, however, was dropped  owing to the impossibility of securing evidence to prove lhat Draper  came into possession of thc gooda  unlawfully, he claiming to have  purchased them at the salvage sale.  He was convicted, however, in  the city court of supplying liquor  to "Girlie" McDougall and a further  fine of $100 and costs imposed,  which was paid.  It was recalled that about three  years ago Draper had been fined  for living on the Indian Reserve.  Don't forget the "Hospital Shower" which ia to be held Thursday  next, Dec. 28th.  The Mission Circle of the Methodist church is holding a sale of  candy on Saturday afternoon in the  store next to Jerman Hunt's. Afternoon tea is to be served.  The ladies of the W.C.T. U. are  arranging for a social to be held iu  the Methodist Church on Jan. 11 th.  at 8 o'clock. The purpose is lo  raise funds towards the W.C.T. U.  "Cocoa Fund", supplies of which  beverage are being forwarded to  the troops as an additional comfort during the winter months.  Lieut.-Coi. H. D. Hulme ha* been  appointed president of the Special  Inquiry Board of the five colom Is  in London, appointed to determine  the standing of every Canadian  officer now in England whose battalion has been broken up, ai d  ���ind who is, figuratively, unemployed. The board will decide what  duties shall be assigned to the (officers, or whether they shall be returned to Canada. PAGB TWO  KELOWNA   RECORD  Thursday,' Dec. list, 19,6  KELOWNH RECORD  Published ��v��ry Thurnday at Kelowna,  Brittrt Columbia  JOHN LEATHLEY  Editor and Proprietor  SUBSCRIPTION   RATES  per    yi'tir;    76c..    nix    months.   Ui  M  U.BO    .  Mtatea SO cents additional.  AU tubacriptiona uavoble in advance  Subscribe" at the regular rata can havit  extra partem mailed to friend* 11' a distune*  at HALF RATE. i.e.. 75 cents per year.  Thia apecial priyilefra ia irranted lor the  1.urim..(i o( advertiaintr the ritv nnd district.  ADVERTISING RATES  LODGK  NOTICES.   PROFESSIONAL  CARDS.  KTC, i.ft  wiita per  column inch Per  ��-uok.  LAND AND TIMBER NOT!0BS*-8Q dava. f.V  60 dava 17.  IVATflR NOTICES--*!) Ior Iiv�� iiuertlom.  l.KCAI,   ADVERTI.SINQ-Ffrat    Iiuertlon.    12  cents per lino: em'h  subsequent interUjin    *  runts per line.  CLASSIFIED   ADVERTISEMENTS -2 writs  DAT word     lirat  inaertion,   1   cent  per  word  each iubBe<nient inaertion.  DISPLAY    ADVERTISEMENTS - Two   inches  and under. 50 centa per inch first insertion  over  two inched  40   centa   per   inch   fi i--��    in-  iprtion:    20 cents per inrh uach  suliseutient  insertion.  All changes in contract ridvertiaementH must  be in the hands of the printer bv Tueadav  Waning   to   ensure    publication   ���;,.    ths   next  lUQts  National Service Campaign  First Week in January is Titre  Decided Upon  The national registration  and  inventory of "man Dower" in  thc Dominion,) which is being  undertaken by the new National  Service Board, is to be taken  during the first week in January  and a vigorous effort is being  made to secure the hearty cooperation of the public in the carrying out of the scheme. It; is  for this purpose that Premier  Siri Roberti Borden, in company  with Mr. R. B. Bennett, director  general of National Service, are  at   present holding a series    of  'meetings throughout the west.  I    For the purpose of taking the  I inventory   or census, the Board  has decided to utilize lhe facili  j ties provided bv the Post Office  department,    and   the national  service cards, which are intended to.'bc filled out bv all   males  between the ages of 16 and   d<\,  will be obtainable 1 at the   Post  offices.  It seems not unlikely that the  registration scheme will be met  I with �� some opposition from organized labor throughout i'in-  1 ada, and much suspicion he s  been manifested in that qtiu'.'ti r  that it mav be onlv the I ire-  runner of conscription, against  which the labor unions have always taken a determined stand,  having onlv recently defeated  such a measure in Australia.  Magnetized pM'us, to bt fastened to a linger with 1 lips, ha1 c  been invented to save carpenters' time in oickii!' -,.p Dajlsv_  Miners and prospectors will be  able lo get a short course in  mining tnd allied subjects at  the University of B. C, follow-  in t> decision arrived at bv the  senate.. The matter has' been  urged by several public bodies,  and the rulers of the University  have decided to include these  short courses in the curriculum.  The subjects to be dealt with  are mining, smelting, lire assaying, geology and ore deposits,  mineralogy and petrography,  surveying,, and blacksmithing  Thc courses in the year U).l'  will be for six weeks onlv, ard  are not intended for those win  have had a technical education  but are for the benefit of miner.?  and prospectors and those wit ise-  business is connected wl'b  mining.  Th  Second-Hand Store  Can Save You Money  {" ET the habit of dropping in and looking around  our stock. If you don't see anything you are  in need ol just now, there is no harm done, and we  are glad to see you anyway. But the chances are  you will find the very thing you were wanting, and  at a low price.  Staple and Fancy China and Glassware  Furniture and Kitchen Hardware  TOYS  and Useful Presents for Christmas  A. E. cox  Second Hand Store  Water Street  frMII*|^.U-&l;^  MANTLE CLOCKS  For XMAS PRESENTS  We would invite you to inspect our new  Mantle Clocks. They are distinctly new in  design and finish and are all Canadian Made.  Among the best are :  8-Day Fumed Oak, cathedral gong ot halUiour strike - $12.50  8-Day Golden Oak, cathedral gong 6t hall-hour strike - $I4.5(J  8-Day Mission Oak, cathedral gong &T half.hour strike - $9.75  8-Day Oak Cane, half-hour strike - . . $5  Alarm Clocks, upwards from . . . $1.50  MAKES PERFECT BREAD  Orders for  Local  Scouts  ���M prepared"      Kelowna Troop  Troop First;  Self Last  Edited by Pioneer.       Dec. 19, ' 16  Orders by Command .lor week  ending 30th December, 1916.  DU TIES. ��� Orderly Patrol for  week, Beavers; next for duty,  Wolves.  PARADES.-There will be a  full dress Parade of lhe combined  Tt oop at the Club Room on Wednesday th't 27th instant at 7.30 p.  ny. At 8 p m. we shall be ready  to receive our visitors, and we  cordially invite all our parents and  friends to visit us this evening.  We are verv fortunate through the  kindness of Mr. Cameron in being  ble to secure the attendance of  Mr. Somerset, a returned soldier,  for the evening, who will present  lhe badges won since the concert,  and also give us a little chat on  some of his experiences at the  Front. The Investiture Ceremony  will be held when two recruits will  make their "Promise" and one or  wo Patrol competitions will bi  held to provide some fun. As it is  i!so to be a "bun feed", we have  to provide the "bun", not anticipating any difficulty as to the "leed"  purt of it. Each Scout or lamily  will therefore bring a cake or sand  wiclies, according to whatever ar.  rangement he may make with his  Leader.  The Scoutmasters attached to the  Troop take advantage of this  Column to wish each Leader. Second and Scout in the Troop, a  Happy Christmas and all good luck  fo 1917. Atthe same time they  cannot help but feel sorry that  you are a year older, because advancing years always brings part  ings, and we have had the good  old bunch together now. for such a  long time. The original Troop of  1912, with yery few exceptions, is  still intact in the present Troop, today. It was Kitchener who said  "Once a Scout, always a Scout,'  and though you may not all be  Chief Scouts, Commissioners or  Scoutmasters, we hope you will  never become inactive members  of the great Brotherhood. If circum.  stances in years from now will not  enable you rb take any more active  part other thsn keep lhe "Three'  fold Promise", that will be a very  great deal.  A Team from the Troop played  a Team from Chesterfield School,  which our Otter Patrol Leader loaned to them for the occasion, at  hockey on Saturday last at Bank-  head. As the Chesterfield team  with two notable exceptions was  also composed of Scouts, it was a  case of Greek meeting Greek, and  a very strenuous game was the result, with final official score 2 to I  in favour of CheBterfield. We  l^pe to have to have some more  m itches during the holidays. It is  irieil sport. Mr. Ross of the  B.inkers' Team verv kindly held  down the dangerous job of Referee  The following have yet to repass  llreTenderfool Tests before the end  of the vear, which is now almost  here:- Wolves, S. Whitehead; Otters  R Stillimrfl-et, J. Butler. C.Gillard;  Cirlewf., Ralph Weddrl.R Burtch,  Eagles, T. Snashall, F. Sinkinson,  E. Small, W. Parker; Wood Pig-  eons, F. Whitehead. R. Weddel, E.  Hunter; Beavers, I. Weddel, L. Day,  G. Sutherland. W. Day, H. Duggan,  nnd N. Marshall. If none of these  repass their Tenderfoot Test before the end of the year, or the  Second Class Tests by the 31st of  January next, we shall have a  Troop composed of 5 Wolves, I  Otter, 4 Curlews, 2 Eagles, I Kan-  earoo, 2 Wood Pigeons, and I  Beaver, that is a total of 16,  J. GALBRAITH  Plumber and Steam Fitter  P.O. Box 81 Kelowna, BC.  C. Nicoll  Dray and Transfer Agent  Phone 132  Will move you quick and cheap  " Will there be a Victrola in  ������������������im  uimsstssustststtttmstttmssmsmswsmstminnummmmimaa^^Ktw^msmemmmmmwsM   ��� '  i  Your house this Christmas?'  The Bed Gift  of all  There isn't a woman anywhere  who wouldn't be more than delighted to receive a Victor-Victrola on Christmas.  This wonderful musical instrument is the ideal Xmas  Gift and the wide range of styles puts it within reach of  all -' $21, $33.50, $53, $66.50, $102. $137, $205, $255,  $330, $400.  Don't longer delay your family the pleasure derived  from the Victor-Victrola. Step in today and get a line  on this ideal Christmas gift. We have a very complete  stock.  Terms to suit your convenience can be arrangd if  desired.  Electrical  Christmas  Presents  El Grilitovo. An all-round domestic utility. It broils,  boils, stews, fries, makes toast, hot cakes, pop corn,  and does two operations at the same time      - -       $7  This advertisement is worth ten cents per day on  purchase price of Electrical Gifts you wish to purchase to the amount of $5 and over. If ordered Ten  days before Xmas this ad. is worth $1 ; if Five days  before Xmas 50c, occ. If two appliances are ordered  the value doubles.   If three, its value trebles.  Cut this out and present when ordering DtcUHRi9itj  Hotpoint Safety Comfo. Made  in two styles: Metal flexibly  conform* to body curves,  may be wrapped around a  limb. Alia in Aluminum,  disc shape and non-flexible.,  Both are easily regulated. Provided with washable eiderdown .  cover.  MetalFltx.&;   Aluminum $6.50  BETTER LIGHT  II LESS EXPENSE from OOAL OIL (KeroMM)  THIS wonderful new incandescent mantle lamp gives  more than ten times as much light as the common  coal oil lamp.  At the same time it burns lets than  half as much oil as the old style open flame, center  draughtlampe. Beatselectric,gasolineoracetylene. The  Aladdin  Hanging Lamp  Is equipped with the adjustable extension chimney and baffle gsmrator  which make it the most reliable Incandescent mantle-oil limp ever  made. For evening reading, writing or sewing there is no light that  can compare with the powerful, steady white light ot the Aladdin.  Safe, durable and economical, beautiful in design, no noise, no odor.  Women and children can operate it You can't appreciate the great  difference between the light of this lamp and the common coal oil Tamp  'til you see it IthasitlltJiegoodqurditiesof the liigh priced systembut  with the advantage of being as simple as tbe ordinary coal oil lamp.  Let Us Demonstrate It To You  You'll never want to go back to the dingy, reddish, flickering  light of your old style lamps. You can have the most chaerful  and best lighted home in your neighborhood by getting an Aladdin  Mantle Hanging Lamp There are also other Aladdin styles such  as table lamps; bracket lamps, etc.  This advertisement is worth $1 on the purchase price of ah Aladdin Table Lamp if cut out and  presented at our store on or before Saturday, December 23rd, 1916. O. C. R. Dec. 14,. 1916  JAMES H. TRENW1TH  "THE  ELECTRIC MOP'  HO SHADOW IINUTH THS BW   : Thursday, Dec. 21st, iqt6.  KELOWNA   RECOUD  PA0RTSME  Lett's Diaries  for 1917  If you are thinking of keeping a diary next year you will  do well to make your selection  now as the supply is limited.  You know what it is to be  disappointed over something  you have set your mind on.  Prices 25c to $1  P. B. Willits & Co.  REXALL DRUGGISTS  Phone J 9 Kelowna. B.C.  J. A. BIGGER  BUILDER AND CONTRACTOR  Estimate! Furnished for all clouaee  of work  Restriction lions Into  Force in England  The first food restrictions  went into force in England Mon-  ! day. Hotels and restaurant are  now , forbidden to serve more  than two courses for breakfast  or luncheon, and three courses  for dinner.  ! Little inconvenience was experienced in connection with the  | first two meals\ The Englishman's usual breakfast consists  of a cerial and bacon, eggs, or  fish, and exceptt in the more expensive places a luncheon of two  courses 'is the rule. It was in  j arranging for a dinner of three  coursfes that thc caterer's experi  enced the greatest difficulty, hut  even in'this case few" are likely  to go hungry, as hors d'oeuvrcs  and soup count only half a.  course cXch. For the other  courses diners have the ch >ice of  fish, entrees, or roasts, with  vegetables and desserts. Cliwo  with bread and butter ot cfack-  ers>is not counted is a ��� -mve. _'  The meatless Uv which 's  expected' to follow'sh.irtlv wi'l  prove a more difficult problem  for restaurants which-niiik1.' .i  specialty of roasts  Prussian Militarism Must Be  To Remove  European   Menace is  Allies' Main Objective  Wounded Canadians to Be  Nursed in Dominion  Storm Windows  and Doors  If you value  comfort and  fuel  economy you would be wise to  consult us about these.  Christmas Gifts  We can carry  out  your own ideas in  Special Articles of Furniture or in original toys for the children  Furniture, Fruit Ladders,  Sash and Doors  KEPAIR WORK AND JOBBING  S. M. Simpson  One door soutli of Firehal).   Phone 312  The Roumanian army is new  safe according to news received  in Paris by the Petit Parisien.  The survivors are now-beyond  the ISereth river at J assy audi in  Bessarabia, where they are being regrouped and refitted with  a view to further operations.  The entire Roumanian front is  now stated, to be held by the  Russians alone.  The Greek government has revealed the text of'dts replyl to  the Allies' ultimatum. It completely complies with the terms  of the Allies, and asks the -resumption of "traditional relations with the Allies based upon  reciprocal confidence." . It says  that Greece desires -to give manifest proof of sincere friendship  for the Entente. The government ! offers legitimate satisfaction V for Greek attacks on the  Allies on Dec. ist, and suggests  arbitration for the adjustment  of details. It hopes the Entente  will reconsider :-the blockade decision.  \We qjiote, says the Nation,  the 'final sentences of a document, which, being prepared  primarily for influencing opinion  in .neutral countries,i has not  found publication in our ordinary press. After a rehearsal of  tho necessities; which brought  the Allies into conflict with the  Germafr claims, and which compel us to continue fighting until  Prussian militarism is destroyed  the signatories of this document'  amongst whom we note consistent supporters of our cause such  as Mr. Archer, Professor Gilbert  Murray, ind Professor Hob-  house, give the following account / of our national demand:  "When our ministers spoke of  destroying Prussian militarism,  they meant the ending of a system ' which has compelled all  Europe to arm, and now to  send its sons to die in millions.  That system ��� can be ended as  soon as Germany is ready to  accept what most nl her natiora  have! long desire J. lhe M-Ule-  ment of internatlm.il questions  bv peaceful arbitriMoa 'rr cooperation in council, nnd ii,it bv  the open or uecrct Menace of the  sword."  Here u ne-jms V> ns remarks  the Nation, is lit'! rlear statement of 'the lirst condition of a  settlement. II \:i not rcrt.Ju  that any military victory, however ^decisive, can in itself living  the ending of ths l'rtissi.tn system, or can even compel the  German people to desire its end  instead of desir tt�� to foster it  for some distant ie"r.ngc Tt is  probable that furthf." riilitarv  successes for the Mlics will be  required to break the old destructive wid of Germany, b'lt  there ' are ingn-i '"..it ��ith the  gigantic loss of life which she  lias sustained, and with the certainty further disasters staring  her in 'the face, she is ripening  for a repudiation of all her conquests. If Germany could be  brought to such a definite  repudiation, and to a clear expression of her willingness to  enter   such a European system  Hitherto the Military Hospitals Commission of Canada has  only had to deal with soldiers  in the convalescent stage. From  now on patients will be sent  home to Canada as soon as they  can travel without risk. A  very large number of the 20,000  Canadian sick and wounded now  in England will come .under the  new rule.  i This change involves a great  increase in the commission's  work and responsibility; though  of course, these "bed cases" can  only be brought over by degrees  Accommodation has already  been secured for more than 1,680  at various centres, including  Winnipeg, General Hospital, iod  Edmonton, Strathcona Hospital, 150; Vancouver, Gen*  eral Hospital, 300.  In British. Columbia the Esquimau convalescent hospital is  now to be supplemented by  Resthaven,'a building erected as  a sanatorium before the war, at  Sidney, about .twenty miles  from Victoria. It will house  200 men, or double the number  at Esquimalt. The acquisition  of Sunnvview, near Kamloops,  adds twenty to the accommodation for consumptives.  The, women of the province ��� f  Quebec have for the second lime  been refused the privilege of  practicing at the b#r, and as  last veor, it was bv a majority  of only one vote that thev were  turned down.  Russia has evidently made up  her mind as to Germany's intentions in suggesting peace at  the present1 time, and the Duma  has unanimously passed a resolution against the acceptance of  the peace proposals, alter a  spirited speech by the minister  of foreign affairs.  as is proposed, a preliminary  basis for' negotiations would  have been reached. We shpuld  then be .some distance from concrete terms of settlement-  Prove yourself a "' Goodfellow "  on Saturday afternoon when you  meet the smiling young lady with  he collecting box.  Have you found difficul  ty in deciding upon  s ome particular  GIFT?  Elgin, Waltham & Ingersoll Watches  Watch Bracelets Rings for Everyone Brooches  Necklets     Cavaliers      Beauty Pina       Tie Pins  Cuff Links        Gillett auto-strop Razors        Pouches  Pipes, &c. Manicure Pieces, &c.  Fine Silverware, Cut  Gl  ass an  d Ch  ma  Babv Spoons    Sugar Tongs and Sillers  Bon Bon Spoons       Pie Servers'  Salts and Peppers, etc    Spoon Holders  Biscuit Trays       Card Receivers  Napkin Rings, 6cc.i    . ���        , ,  W.M. PARKER & CO.  Crowley Block  Phone 270  Occidental Fruit Co., Limited  ELLIS STREET, KELOWNA  No. I Banner Oats -   $1.80 per 100  Potatoes -       -   $1.60 per 100   :      y> ���'��� ��� ������     5.6 .  Miii>i.tii|ii��iitlitsi>ii��s.��ai.tiss>l��.i>i.��.l��.tia.lt.|i,t,>>,>_,>.,>���tat���<,l>���t.,�����,!,,���,,,t,.<���<l_t,lt,,,,,^ ,��_>���>>���tt..<���t���>.,t',.>,,��.^.^.,<�����.,s|.,>.n,s>w��w>wo.s��  c  asorso Bros.  B  Meat Market  Wonderful display of  GOOD THINGS FOR CHRISTMAS  , ->  Prime Local Fed Beef, specially selected for the Christmas week  Choice Mutton, Spring Lamb, Veal and Pork  Turkeys, Geese, Ducks and Chickens  Turkeys are likely to be scarce this year, so leave your order early  Hares and Rabbits  We have a choice assortment of FRESH AND CURED  FISH, and pay special attention to this department.  Oysters and other Daintie*  Home-cured Hams and Bacon, Home-made Sausages,  Polony, Brawn, &c.  c  asorso Dros.  B,  The Sanitary Meat Market  See Our Windows  �����'��'������ ��Mtl.��Hl.��'.��iai.��.^,fl,_fr.��W��.i��.t..�����_��.,aiHi .j lll,mum,,l.,9,,m.+.9,+,+,,9.,��..m..Wm��,,w>tmmwmWtss* ������-���"���������1  Crawford's Toy .Land  HEADQUARTERS OF SANTA CLAUS  Come and see our New Stock of Fancy Goods, Toys,  Dolls, Games, Books, Smokers'Sets, Cigars and Novelties  Guessing Contest  Three Handsome Prizes will be given, Absolutely Free,  on Saturday, January 6th, 1917  Every 25c and over spent at  Our Store entitles you  to  One Guess  Prizes to be Awarded:  One Gentleman's Gold Watch; One Wrist  Watch; One Manicure Set  How to Guess  After you. have made your purchase ask for a Guessing Blank.   Fill in on this the  number of beans you think the jar contains.   All these guesses will be deposited in  a sealed box which will be opened on the night of the drawing.  See the Prizes in the window at  Crawford's  Keller Block FOUR  KBLOWNA   RECOBO  Thursday, Dec. 21st, 19(6.  Christmas Gifts for  Smokers  Nearly   all your men friends  are smokers, and you cannot  please them better than by a  well-chosen gift of  Cigars, Pipe or  rarettes  Cigj  It is an economicsl gilt, too,  and one that is sure to be  appreciated  We have CIGARS in boxes  of I Os. 25s and 50s; CIGARETTES in 50s and 100s, and  ��� nice range of PIPES with  or without coses.  For the convenience of Ladies  who can not visit our store in the  daytime, we are open every  evening until 10 o'clock.  The Club Cigar Store  Ladies   Wishing   to   Order  SPIKEhLA   CORSETS  can nuet  MRS. J. H. ilAVIKH  oa Saturday    ol sack week, or    a*y  la Boom No. 1. Oak Hull Mock, be  tween thr, hours ol 2:30 and (1:30 p.m.  Dr.  MATHISON  Dentist  KELOWNA   .-: . B.C.  SYNOPSIS OF COAL MINING  REGULATIONS  Coal miniag rights ot tke Dom'-Jsisu  in Manitoba, Saskatchswan und Alberts,, the Yukon Territory, tke North-j  west Territories, and in a portion oi  the Province oi British Columbia, may  be leased for ��� torm oi twonty-oae  years at an annual rental oi $1  acre. Not more than 2,500 seres  will be leased- to oar appliosat.  Applications {or the lease must b.  mads by tho applicant in person to  the Agent or Sub-Agent ol the distriet  which the rights applied lor art  situated.  In surveyed territory, tke laad must  be described by sections, or legal subdivisions ol seotions, and in unsurvsy-  ed territory ths tract. applied (or  shall be1 staked out by the aPpl>.*at  himsell.  Eaoh application must be aooom-  panied by a lee ol *5 whioh will hi  relunded il the right applied lor are  not available, but not otherwise. A  royalty shall be paid on the merehaat-  able output of the mine at the rat. of  live oents per ton.  Ths person operating ths mine shall  furnish the sgent with sworn nrtirns  accounting Ior th. lull quantity ol  merchantable coal mined and pay the  royalty thereon. II ths ooal miniag  tights are not being operated, such  returns shall be furnished at least on<*<  <\ year-  The lease will Include, the coal raining rights only, but the lessee may  be permitted to purchase whatevci  available surfaco rights may be considered necessary lor the work.'ug of  the mine at tke rate of $10 an ftcrn.  For full information application  should be made to the secretary ol  the Department of the Interior, Ot  tawa, or to the Ageat or Sub-Af��ai  of Dominion lands.  W. ff. CORY.  Deputy Minister ot the Interior.  N. B. ���Unauthorized publication ol  this advertisement will not be paid lor  Messrs. hrman_ Hunt, Ltd.  Wish to extend to their many friends the Compliments  of the Season.    May Christmas be Bright and Happy  and tne New Year bring every Good Fortune.  Wonderful New Warship  Has Range of Speed Hitherto  -  Unheard Of  That necessity is the inother  of invention has; never been so  conclusively shown as in present war. In every line of supply equipment, transportation,  etc., there have been developments considered impossible before the war. The size.speed,  and control of aeroplanes alone  is hardly believable when compared with the greatest achievements before August 1914.  Tho latest wonderful development is,in the Italian navy.  They have just tried, out a Urge  battleship of a new kind, and  driven in a new way. The details, of course, are not available, but it is known that she  covered a distance of 800 miles  at three times the speed of the  fastest transatlantic liner, and  that she was attacked by a submarine which fired a torpedo  which -passed several hundred  yards behind Because of the high  speed, of the boat. The torpedo  boat destroyers acting as a convoy for the new battleship were  lost to', sight in a few minutes  when the latter speeded up.  A vaporous mixture of naphtha and compressed air is used  develope a temperature of from  1,500 to 1,800 degrees centigrade  in the boilers. She is driven by  three turbines, each naving 8400  horse pou%r. The sueed is so  great that the boat seems to  simply jump Irom place to  place. The terrific force driving  her shakes her like a perpetual  earthquake. She would soon be  wrecked to pieces except for tne  fact that she is specially constructed to stand this vibration,  and a ' special steel is used  throughout.- Her trials have  been so satisfactory that several others have been started by  the Italian government.  The fastest boats have made  the trip across the Atlantic in  4'. days. Imagine making the  same trip in 36 hours a few  months after the war.���North  Shore Press.  Printed Butter  Wrappers  According to the MW  Dominion Government  regulations all farmers  who sell butter either  10 the stores or privately, are required to have  it properly covered in  a wrapper on which  MUST appear in prominent lattarsth. words  "DAIRY BUTTER."  Th. (set is also am-  phasized thst all butter  in such package, must  be ol the full net weight  ol siateen ounces, sad  in default oi same a  fine oi irom $10 to $30  ior each offence i. im.  posad. Whey butter  must be so labelled  even when mind with  dairy butter, and dairy  butter retains its label  though it be mixed  with the creamery product.  You can be supplied  with neatly - printed  wrappers for your  butter at the Kelowna  Record Office, for the  following prices:  !00M1i&SK���c$1.50  200  500  1000  ����  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 ths extraordinary rise in the price of butter  parchment (which has gone up over 100 per cent) we  have been reluctantly obliged to raise our prices slightly.  Nearly all this paper was previously manufactured in Belgium, and needles* to say this supply has been entirely  cut off. Unfortunately there is no guarantee against further increases, indeed, they are more than likely.  Kdtawfra Record  A fire whi*h for a time threatened the whole of Summerside,  P.E.I., did damage in that city  last week to the amount of  $325,000.  By a vote of about -forty  thousand to six thousand, the  people of Saskatchewan decided  that the government dispensaries which took the place of the  open bar for the sale of liquor,  shall be abolished, and the province will accordingly adopt  prohibition outright.  Predictions are being made by  some radicals in Washington  that within ninety days or less  after the- rejection of Berlin's  peace proposals, diplomatic relations between Germany and  the United Stat'6 will be broken off because of the character  of the submarine warfare which,  will be the -only aggressive' field  left to'the Teutonic nations.'  OLD SCOTCH ADAGE  Thrice ��� Ithe agei of a ('jog is  that of a horse.  Thrice the age of a horse is  that of a man. I  Thrice the age of a man is  that of a deer.  Thrice the age of a deer is  that of. an eatrle.  Thrice the age of an eagle  is that of an oak tree.  Losses in Healing  Value of Storm-Window* in the  Saving of Fuel  Owing to the rising orice ol  coal and the need for beating  our dwellings in winter, \&l& cost  of fuel is a large item of tv  pense to the householder. Anything that can be done vo icduM  this cost without surtering i"  convenience from '.he cold should  be welcomed iby all. ;  The average Householder has  but little knowledge ot the principles and application of hcat'ngr.  and there are manv t>or,iio��s of  Canada where the saving of fuel  by the use of storm windows!, or  double windows) in not fully appreciated. Heat is lost from a  building in two ways, by (1)  radiation, i.e., that transferred  through the walls, windows,  and other exposed surfaces by  conduction and lost, and (2) by  convection currents, or leakage,  namely the losses through the  openings around windows, doors  etc.  By. the opening of-, outside  doors much heat is lost. This  to a great extent, can be overcome by the use of storm or  outside doors. Better still is  the storm porch, which allows  of one door being closed before  the other is opened. This porch  may be removable, to permit oi  the use of all the verandah space  in summer.  The radiation Losses axe usually of greater importance than  the convection losses. As losses  due to radiation from walls,  floor, ceiling^ and doors, are determined by I the structural  features of the house, ,they are  largely unavoidable. The most  serious radiation losses are from,  windows, and the saving of he at  resulting from the use 01 storm,  windows is largely due to the  layer of dead air ��� one of the  best non - conductors-bet* een  the inner and thi storm sushi's.  Storm, windows also pvevenl  uncomfortable drafts.  The great heat l->ss from single windows is demonstrable.  A square foot of, window surface  radiates as much heat as 2%  |-square feet of tin H iueh brick  wall surface. Sto'm windows  reduce the loss to nearly one-  half of this amount. In addition they reduce the loss due  to leakage, and save from ten  to fifteen per cent, ut the fuel  bill.���W. J. D.  o  A Ford car with its driver,  ran off the edge,of the Summer-  land wharf last week, and dropped into the lake. Both were  eventually rescued.  General Joffre, in conformity  with'the changes in the French  military command, has handed  Over the command of the French  armies of the north and' northeast to General Robert George  Nivelle, and has taken the.position of president of the Allied  military council.  Nivelle has struck his first  mighty blow as commander of  the French armies on the west  front.' Smashing forward on a  front of more than six miles  last Saturday, the French armies advanced a distance of two  miles along the entire line, .took  two villages and three strongly  fortified works, and captured  more than 8,ooo prisoners. This;  important victory is viewed by  the Allies with much satisfaction. It is France's'effective  answer to the bogus peace proposals of Germany. ,  TO THANK YOU  fl We are grateful for your co-operatidn in  our progress. For our 'success we extend to  you our hearty thanks an J sincere wishes for a  bounteous share of prosperity in the new year.  We look forward to a prosperous year and will  do our part in meriting your .continued confidence nnd patronage.  fl Wishing you all a very Happy Christmas  and a Bright New Yenr,  W.F.Fumerton &Co.  Cotton Has Advanced in  ������������������      I'       ��� -. ��� ���-��� ��� ���. s sis, ,1���   ir, r.iis.i. 11    .,   1.     r .��� Ms,  Price From 6c Per  Pound to 20c  fl We are selling 40-lb. Felted Cotton Mattresses for $8.50, There are only a few left  at this price.  fl   The price on New Goods will be $12.  fl Don't miss this bargain. Don't wait for  the higher price.  Kelowna Furniture Co.  Christmas Gifts  FOR BOTH OLD AND YOUNG  Make your purchases early and get the advantage of a large (election  Christmas Cards  A better selection than ever.  See our Books of Private Greeting Cards  Fancy Boxed Stationery Diaries and Calendars  Fountain Peris        Shaving Glasses Manicure Sets <  Toilet Requisites Perfumes Fancy Soaps  Cameras ancl Photo Supplies  W. R. TRENCH & CO.  DRUGS AND STATIONERY  jiim i.f  We have what you want in both' Common and Finished  LUMBER  Doofs  ��� Windows Shingle*  Prices right.      Delivery prompt.      Satisfaction guaranteed.  Kelowna Saw-Mill Company, limited  D. U.OYD-JONES ��� ��� ��� Matuaing-Dirsctor  P. BURNS & CO.  Wholesale and Retail  Meat-Merchants  A S usual we are making provision for a  **^' supply of especially fine Beef, Mutton,  Pork, &c, for the Festive Season. Get your  order in early for the Christmas Turkey.  Geese, Ducks and Poultry  ' T, IM       lit I 'I  li.i n     irn      i.i, Mm  Phone 135 Opposite Palace Hotel Thursday, Dec. 21st, i'j/6.  KELOWNA   RBCOID  PAGE FIVB  m/   tiw reo  . .  [New Waists & Sweater  Coats for Xmas  VJ^E specialize in Ladies' Waists, and can, therefore,  assure our customers of the best selection at the  1 most reasonable prices. Any price you care to give, we  have a good selection of from $1.25 to $10, but we  thoroughly recommend our line of Silk and Crepe-de-  chene at $5.75. We have now in stock the largest  assortment we have ever held.  New Sweater Coats and Wool Caps  for ladies and  ' children now in stock.   All colors.  Many New Silk & Serge Dresses  TTHE designs in Silk Dresses are exceptionally fine this year  and in serge we have the new Billy Burke Dresses at  $14.75 and $21. These are exceptionally smart. Make your  selection for Christmas as early as possible. We have an exceptionally good showing at the present time.  A Few Suggestions for Christmas Gifts:  Doylies, Table centres, Runners, Cushion Tops,  Boudoir Caps, Dainty Aprons, Handkerchiefs,  Gloves and Hosiery, Holeproof Silk Hose with  the guarantee.   Three pairs in a box for- $3.50  Phone 361  Kelowna  Christmas  Cheer  can be enjoyed this year as in years gone by.  We may have to curtail our expenditures on expensive luxuries and decorate our Christmas  tables with the more humble and healthful staple  groceries. In spite of advancing prices in all  lines of Groceries we can still offer exceptional  values to the careful buyer.  Cranberries -  2 lbs. for 35c  Comb Honey  Per square, 30c  Pressed Figs  Per lb. 25c  Arab Dates  Per lb. 15c  Wagstaffe'a   Jams,   any  variety, per pail, 85c  Cluster Raisins  Per Ib. 25c  Ginger Snaps, crisp and  new.    Per lb. 15c  New Currants  ' New Peels  New Raisins  New Sultanas  New Walnuts  Almonds,  Peanuts,  Brazils  Popping Corn  2 lbs. for 25c  Mince Meat  Per Ib. 25c  Glace Cherries.     Half-  pound pkgs. Each 45c  Choice White Figs  .    3 lbs. for 50c  Good Eating Apples  Good Cooking Apples  Per box, 75c  New Extracts & Spices  Fresh   Chocolates   and  Candy at  reasonable  Prices ; in fact every-  - thing necessary  for a  Festive Christmas.  D. D. CAMPBELL  Phone Three Oh I  Phone Three Oh I  TOWN AND COUNTRY NOTES  Miss Vance was a passenger for  Calgary yesterday.  Saturday will be a big shopping  day.   Read the ads.  Mrs. Percy Dilworth left Tuesday on a visit to Three Hills, Alta.  The young lady you will meet  on main street Saturday afternoon  with a collecting box will be representing the Red Cross. Don't  forgot.  Any visitor in town or resident  not attending another church will  be welcomed Sunday at the Baptist  There will be familiar Christmas  hymns and the choir will render  three anthems appropriate to the  season.  The Dominion Express Office  will remain open Thursday, Friday  and Saturday evenings of this week  for the convenience of the public  and to provide for the extra rush  of Christmas business.  Miss   Margaret  Miley, who  for  Mr. C. H. Jackson was a passenger for Vernon Tuesday,  Miss Mary Dykes leaves thi:  week-end for California where she  will spend a couple cf months.  Prove yourself a " Goodfellow "  on Saturday afternoon when you  meet the smiling young lady with  the collecting box.  The local Canadian Patriotic  Fund committee regret to announce  that, owing to the preoccupation  of their hon. sec.-treaa. with the  annual city audit, it will be impossible to publish a financial statement until early in January.  The Scouts made an effort to retrieve their bad fortune at ice  hockey Saturday when they met a  team representing the Chester field  School. Both sides played vigorously but lacked combination, Sweney  making some good individual runs,  Mr. Ross, of the Royal Rank handled the whistle, the result being 2  goals to I in favor of the school,  Useful Christmas Gifts  Bags,  Trunks, Suit Cases, Travelling and Driving  Rugs, Gloves, etc.  Cutters and Sleighs  From present indications you will soon be needing these  and we advise you to make your selection in time  The Compliments of the Season to One and All  W. R. GLENN 6c SON  Pendozi Street Phone 150  several months past   has   been on:though 2 all would be a fairerom  the staff  of   the   Palace hotel, left  for the coast Monday. Being of  an exceptionally cheerful disposition Miss Miley made several  friends whilst in Kelowna who  wish her happiness in the sphere  ol life she is about te enter.  The Methodist Sunday school is  holding its annual Christmas entertainment to-night. On account  of the war a new departure will  be made this year in that no refreshments will be served, but an  evening's programme will be given  by the scholars, assisted by Miss  Chesterfield and Mrs. J. H. Tren-  with, for which a nominal fee will  be charged and the proceeds handed to the Patriotic Fund.  The sale of work and tea held  by the "Twigs" last Saturday afternoon turned out to be a moat  successful venture, a sum of $83.90  being handed over to the Red  Cross. The " Twigs " are young  ladies whose ages range from 12  to 14 years, and this was their  second attempt to raise funds for  (his great cause. The gross proceeds were $90.40, and the expenses $6.50, leaving the $83.90.  The young ladies ask that the  friends who so generously donated  goods and eatables, will please accept their thanks.  LOCAL BRANCH OF THE  R.N.C.V.R. FORMED  A local branch of the British  Columbia Provincial Naval Recruiting Committee has been formed  comprising Mr. P. DuMoulin (chairman), and Messrs. D. Lloyd-Jones  and R. L. Dalglish (hon. sec).  The R.N.C.V.R. require men of  good character 'and physique for  service overseas during the period  of the war. Seamen 18 to 30 years  of age, stokers 18 to 38 years of  age.  Sturdy boys of 16 to 18 years of  age may be enrolled for service in  the R.N.C.V.R. Pacific Sub-Division  for service in the Esquimalt station  or on the boats on the Pacific coast.  They can be enrolled for overseas  work at the age of 18 years, providing that at that time they decide  to go overseas.  A|l further particulars can be obtained from R. L. Dalglish, hon.  secretary,  The C. P. F. cow, having heard  that there are still a few tickets for  sale, is now giving six quarts daily,  instead of five, as an inducement  to the charitably-minded to snap  them up before Christmas. Will  those selling tickets kindly redouble their efforts and hand in their  books and cash to J. R. Beale not  later than Tuesday, December 26?  The members of the Fire Brigade  are arranging a masquerade ball to  be held in the Morrison Hall, on  New Year's night, January 1st.  Here is another opportunity for  assisting the hospital, as the proceeds will be given to that institution. Dancing to commence at  nine o'clock.  Capt. W. S. Stewart, who has  just been appointed organist at St.  Michael and All Angels' church,  is a veteran of the present war. At  the outbreak of hostilities he joined  the colors without delay. He was  wounded at Ypres and wounded  again and gassed at Laughemarcq  At the last-mentioned battle he re.  ceived well-earned praise and pro  motion at the hands of Gen. French  Capt. Stewart is a Mus Bach. R.U.I  and was for some time organist  and choirmaster at St. John's church  Toronto. He resigned the position  of organist at St. Andrew's church  Calgary, when elected to that of St.  Michael and All Angels.  TRENWITH-PITT  A very quiet and informal wed  ding took place last Saturday  evening, the 16th inst., when Mr.  James Henry Trenwith, well known  in the city's business circle, was  united in matitnony to Miss Phillis  Mary Pitt, until recently on the  Vernon staff of the Okanagan Telephone Co., and formerly of the  government telegraph office here.  The ceremony took place at the  home of the bride's parents on  Bernard Ave., the Rev. E. D. Braden officiating. Mr. H. H. Price  acted as best man, whilst the position ot bridesmaid was filled by  Miss M. Patterson, the bride being  given away by her father. Miss  Pitt came to Kelowna from London, Eng., whilst James hails from  the noted city of Cork, in the Emerald Isle. The honeymoon will  be spent after the Christmas busi-  ners rush, in the western states.  DON'T FORGET  You can buy lots of good CHRISTMAS  PRESENTS in a Hardware Store, such as  Skates and Hockey Sticks  Scissor Sets, Carving Sets  Fruit Sets, Manicure Sets  Safety Razors  Jack Knives  Cut Glass  Silver-plated  Knives, Forks  and Spoons  We have a well-assorted stock of these goods  The Morrison-Thompson Hard-  Phone 44 WOW    Co.,   Ltd. PKon. 44  BKWXKtxazcma^^  Silks, Fancy Chinas,  c  unos an  d Toys  'Select your pretty and inexpensive Christmas Gifts from  our newly imported stock of these artistic Japanese goods  THE JAPANESE STORE  Leon Avenue Kelowna  O.K. LUMBER CO., Ltd.  Are now completely equipped to supply  all  your lumber needs.  We have  a large  stock  of local  and   coast  ROUGH AND FINISHING LUMBER  of high-grade quality and in splendid condition.  A complete line of  DOORS AND  WINDOWS  LATH AND SHINGLES  COAL  COAL  Pennsylvania Hard, $17.50        Taber Smokeless, $ 11.00  Princeton Lump $8.00 Princeton Nut $7.00  TERMS CASH  Phone  66  W. HAUG  P.O. Box  166  Ol  A new carload of our best Flour, Straight Alberta Flour,  Bran, Shorts, Middlings, Oats and Flat Oats, just in  Come in and see the new Congoleum Rugs, 3-ft. by 3-ft.; 3-ft.  by4_-ft.; 3-ft. by 6-ft.; 6-ft. by 6-ft.; 6-ft. by 9-ft,; 6-ft.by 12-ft.  All with nice borders  The Following Bargains to Offer:  Solid  oak China Cabinet, beveled  Nice large enamelled Bed  -   $8  glass ends, cost $75  - $25  Common enamelled Bed  -   $5  Chippendale  China Cabinet,  $75, (or  worth  Birmingham Wheel  -   $20  -   $20  Hand Sewing Machine -  -   $10  Oak roll top desk  -   $15  Oak round Dining Table  -   $20  Wire double Davenport  -   $8  Two Surreys, with Poles  .   $50  Large oak chair  -   $5  Pair Work Harness  -   $20  Oak Rocker  -   $5  Pair Democrat Harness  -   $20  Bring in anything you have for sale and come here when you want anything  STOCKWELL, the Auctioneer PACE SIX  KBLOWNA   HECOM  Thursday, Dec. 21st. rojfi.  ^  ( WANTED!  FOR SALE-Ford car, $300. Everything  in good running order. Apply D.  Leciie. 44tf  HOUSE TO RENT, Furnished, eight  rooms with bath, on Barnard Avenue.  $15 per month. Apply Harvey (t Dug-  can. 48tf  FOR   SALE- Galvanized,  single   strand  fencing wire. Nos.  9  end 12.   Good aa  new; 4c per lb.    Apply A. M. Cowan.  3-6p  FOR SALE-Few imported thoroughbred  Wyandotte and Langshan cockerels,  cheap, if sold before Christmas. Geo.  Dean, Burne Ave., Woodlawn.    4-5p  l,|.,ll,N,U,,ll  S"S il   S   S"l-  " PROFESSIONAL AND **  **   BUSINESS CARDS  **  BURNE & TEMPLE  Solicitors,  Notaries Public,  Conveyancers, etc.  KELOWNA. :: B.C  FOR SALE-P.rfeci Ladie's Horse, smart,  gentle, absolutely safe: also top buggy,  a.w condition; harness and cutter.  Breeding pen Orpingtons, best utility  strain in province. Owner enlisting. Apply Lynn Harvey. 4-5  FOUND Purse containing sum of money.  Owner ��aa have aame by describing  contents. Apply Ir. Brisbin, Glenn Aven-  ue. 52.3  STRAYED, Black Gelding, star on forehead, weighing about 1400 lbs., brand  similar to a large figure four on left  shaulder (old Lequime brand), age  abeut 14. $10 reward. Seeley. Vernon.  3.5P  WANTED, experienced teacher for Ellison school, Kelowna. Preference given  one holding rural science qualifications.  Apply Miss Cottingham, secretary, R. R.  No. I, Kelowna. B.C. 4-5p  LOST-A black heifer. 18 months old,  branded���a spur and C���on left side,  over rump.   T. Sharpe, Rutland.   4-5p  R. B. KERR  Barrister  and Solicitor,  ���   Notary Public.  F. W. GROVES  M. Can. Soc. C. E.  Consulting Cioll and Hydraulic  Engineer  B.C. Land Suroegor  Surveys and Reports on Irrieation Wor':.  Application, for Water Licenses  KELOWNA. B.C  Barred Rocks  Cockerels and Pullets For Sale  Apply M. Copeland or the Secre  tary of Kelowna Poultry Assn.  KELOWNA,  B.C  E. C. WEDDELL  BARRISTER, SOLICITOR, and  NOTARY PUBLIC  9, Willit's Bloch   ���   Keloiona, B.C  PIANOFORTE  MR.  HAROLD   TOD   BOYD  has resumed his teaching classes and will  leceive  pupils   aa  before in his studio-  Trench Block, Kelowna.  P.O. box 374  CIDER  Delivered in Kelowna  50c per gallon  Phone 113  P.O.Box 155  4-6  GIRL, for houaework  and  plain cooking  Good wages.   Apply Mrs. Gordon Ren.  frew, Rutland.   Phone 3107, Box 285.  4-6  FOR SALE, two-Mated Democrat, in good  order, very eaay running. Cheap for  cash or trade of wood. C. Weeks, Benvoulin. 5-7  FOR SALE OR TRADE, 1916 sii-cylin-  der McLaughlin, known aa the " Baby  Six." Will take good Ford in part payment. Thia car ia in perfect shape and  owner has good reason for selling. Apply James I. Campbell. 5tf  FOR SALE, thoroughbred Jersey Cow,  tasted, good rich milker, fourth calf in  February. C. T. D. Russell. Rutland.  5.7  WANTED, Pruning or other work, by  experienced gardner. Apply J. Baylis,  Kelowna.  FOR SALE, few tone of baled Straw, 8  brood sows, 6 young pigs, 100 gallons  sweet cider, few tons ot feed carrots and  mangels. Apples from 50c per box up.  Apply H. B. Burtch. Phone ISO.     5tf.  Automobiles For Hire  Apply H. B. BURTCH  Phone 180  5(1  AUCTIONEER  1 have had over 21 years' experience in the Auctioneering  business, particularly in the  line ef Cattle, Farm Implements end Household Furniture ; and this experience is  at your disposal, It means  better results from your auction sales.  Anyone wishing to arrange for  an Auction Sale should see or  write to  G. H. KERR  Auctioneer  P.O. Box 195, Residence at  Kalowna, B.C. GLENMORE  Mr. G. W. CUNNINGHAM  Pendoxi Street, is acting as agent in  Kelowna and will make all arrangements for the conducting ol sales  JOHN CURTS  CONTRACTOR & BUIIDER  Plans and Specifications Prepared  and estimates given for publicBuild-  irtgs.Town and Country Residences  JOHN CURTS, KELOWNA  J. M. CROFT  Bootmaker.  AU kinds of Repairs  BERNARD AVENUE,  KELOWNA.  In tha County Court of Yale  Holdea at Vernon.  In th. Matter ef tha Estate of Esther  Aim. 9eh.ll, deceased.  NOTICE is hereby given th.t .11 Credit-  on and others having claims againat the  Estate of th. aaid Eath.r Aim. Sehell de.  ceased, are required on or before the 21st  slay of January. 1917, to send by post or  deliver lo William Garrett Sehell. of Rut.  land. B.C., Administrator of the aaid Estate, their full n.mea. addresses and de.  scriptions, with full particulars of their  claims, statement of their accounts, and  th. nature of th. securities, if any, held  by them.  Aad fnither take notice that after auch  above-mentioned date, the aaid Administrator will proceed to distribute the estate  of th. deceased among the persons entitled thereto, having regard only to the  cleinss of-which he ah.tl then-have notice.  ���ad that ha will not b. liable for the said  assets or any part thereof, to any person  or perao a of whoa, claims notice shell  not have been received by him nt the time  of auch distribution.  Dated at Kelown., B.C.. thia 21st day of  December, 1916.  WILUAM G. SCHELL,  Administrator of thc said Estate"  5;��  Buy Your  Christmas  Candies  where vou can get the Freshest, Nicest and  Best Kinds  obtainable.    We have a verv large variety this year and  at prices that will suit you all  Our special Christmas Mixture at 30c per lb.  can not be beaten, In pail lots for " The Christmas  Tree "we have some at 18c per pound���very good  ones, too.  Of Stockings and Christmas Crackers  we hava a very large and nice assortment, at from 5c  up to $2.50.  Also a Nice Line ef Toys at very low prices.  Fancy Boxes of Neilson's  and Ganong's Chocolates  Our stock of these is without a doubt lhe finest and  best In the city, and you must really see these first before  making your selection for her.   Prices at 50c to $6.  Home-made Candies Afternoon Teas  For the best go to  ALSGARD'S  THE CONFECTIONER  GOOL  cs  ==WWW!PWi  Do Not Leave the  Receiver Off.  Some person may want to do business with you.  Do you, Mr. Merchant, realize that when you  cease to advertise you are leaving the receiver  off? Many readers of the paper have requirement  in your line and have the money to satisfy them.  If you do not tell them what you have and what  the prices are, they will naturally go to your competitor who gives them this information and invites their custom.  Do not leave the receiver off your telephone,  and do not neglect your advertising if you wish to  make it easy and pleasant to do business with  you.  IIIIIMHIffllMllllillllHIIIH.f  SKICUE  OYNOICATS  The Destruction of Rheims  Rheims in time of peace had six  thousand houses intact; of these,  two thousand have been entirely  destroyed and three thousand have  been damaged more or less seriously. The Germans have guns  at a distance of just one mile from  the cathedral, and the cathedral  is in the very heart of Rheims.  Even with their field guns of .77  calibre stationed al Nogent I'Abes-  see and in the famous.fort of Bri  mont they can hurl shells upon the  cathedral. 1 he two greatest industries of the city before the war  were the woollen manufactures  and the making of champagne  wine. The Germans were unable  to loot the bulk of the champagne  supply or to wreck the immense  mileage of wine cellers, but it is a  different story with regard to the  woollen industry. There is not_a  single woollen factory left in  Rheims. The Germans' espionage  system had revealed to them the  location of every woollen factory,  its capacity and equipment.  Storm Windows  and Doors  If you value  comfort  and   fuel-  economy you would be wise to  consult us about these.  Christmas Gifts  We Can carry  out  your own ideas in  Special Articles of Furniture or in original toys for the children  Furniture, Fruit Ladders,  Sash and Doors  REPAIR WORK AND JOBBING  S. M. Simpson  One rloor south of Firehall.   Phone 312  fi  The Seasons  Compliments  to One and  All  From  The McKenzie  Company  On Christmas Day  when   Everybody is home.  talk it over and decide to  have a Photograph of the  Family before the holidays  McEWAN  Photographer  Rowcliffe Block     -     Kelowna  | KELOWM-WEST BANK |  STEAM FERRY  Regular scheduled service now  in operation as follows:  Leaves Kelowna 9 a.m. 3.30 p.m.  ���   Westbank 9.30 a.m., 4 p.m.  EXTRA SERVICE ON  WEDNESDAY & SATURDAY  Leaoes Kelotcna 11 a.m.  Leaoes Westbank 11.80 a.m.  TERNS CASH  JAMES I. CAMPBELL  Phone 108 or Phone 100  'lllllllll iiienil SnSi s is is .si I ll snsi SI isiisi sus is is is iS si Sus SS   I I I I I S I l��l I lilt I I I I |i| |i|  NOW IS THE TIME TO  PURCHASE YOUR  XMAS THINGS  HRISTMAS THINGS? Of course, you have many to buy. Then  come to our store before the holiday rush and crush, while w_,  have more time to wait on you. Furthermore, just the thing you  may wish may be gone. Christinas giving gladdens the heart of  the giver. Your friends will be pleased with gifts that come from  our store.   We are making low prices on Xmas goods right now  For the Men:  Felt Slippers  Travelling Bags and Suit  Cases  New Fall Hats  Fancy Wool and Silk Hose  Fancy Wool Vests  English Gloves.      In fine  kid and mocha, wool or  fur-lined  A fine line of Pure Wool  Gloves in heather mixture  and many different shades  Our Neckwear Stock is  complete, showing all the  latest color combinations  and newest designs at the  most reasonable prices  For the Ladies:  Blouses  In  all   materials auch as Silt,  Crepes,   Paillettes, Delaines and  Voiles in the newest styles, with  set-in and raglan sleavas  <N^eck.u>ear  The newest thing in ladies' collars in tailored and anedici effects  made up in sheer Organdies,  Laces and Piquai, ranging in  price from 25c to $2. The new  Tango Bella and Girdles come la  different widths and in very  pretty shadas. Priesa from 75c  up to $3.50.  Gloves  In all kinds and sires in Sueds,  Kid and Dog Skin, lined with  fur, fleece end silk. Alio large  variety in Wash Fabric, in White  Chamoir and Grey.  Fancy Combs  Hair Pins and Bandeaux    Hand  grilled in Black, Amber, Pearl  and Shell  For the Boys:  Sweater Coats  Hockey Boots and Caps  Shirts and Scarves  Fancy Ties, reasonably  priced  Wool Underwear  House Slippers  Pyjamas and Night Robes  Good warm Gloves  Fine assortment of  Suits  and Overcoats  Winter Hats and caps  Boy Scout Shirts, Stockinga  Pants and Boots  Boys' Reefers for school  Many lines of good serviceable school boots  THOS. LAWSON, LTD.  sun ii I i  sssmmtrngimmmm

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