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Array ivrtouma  ttfivb  Cj3WXkwas^\  VOL. VIII.   NO. 41.  KELOWNA BRITISH COLUMBIA, THURSDAY, AUGUST 31, 1916.-4 PAGES  $1.50 Per Annum  Arrangements for Handling Product  nf Kelowna's Orchards Never Better  Cannery and Evaporators Start on Season's Pack  Labor is Serious Handicap  Lack of  Never   be ore  in lhe" history   of  th |  district has Kelowna been in auch  ex  ecllent    shape    Lo deal with the pro-1  ducts of her lields and orchard.)      as j  shy    is today.    Indeed, to put it*   in  another   way, one can truthfully   aa}''  that never iu uuy previous year    hasr  so much real industrial progress beon  made    as    during    the    past  t\\ elve  months.        Knockers   und   peasimiats  pleass take note!  iieal progress consists not m tho  feverish inilatiun oi real estate valuts.  nor in the booming of unnecessary  subdivisions, but in the budding up of  solid staple industries, arising naturally out of the ordinary activities ot  the people of the district. Mich in  dustries provide not only a market  for the produce of the farmer and (the  fruit-grower, but also labor and a  pay-roll to keep the city going.  Kelowna has always from the first  taken a decided lead in the Valley for  the number and excellence ot fruit-  shipping concerns, and these have  grown with each succeding year to  keep pace with the great increase of  produetion. It does not seem long,  however, sines at every meeting of  farmers held for any purpose whatever, someone would regret the absence of a means of taking care of the  surplus products which were allowe  to go to waste in large quantities  every year. These hopes havo been  realized sooner, perhaps, than was expected, and today Kelowna, possesses,  in addition to one of the largest" ami  best equipped canneries in the west,  two modern evaporating plants, which  are capable of dealing with almost  unlimited quantities of imperial.  INCREASED EVAPORATOR  CM'AOITY  ihe Orchard City IS vapors tor, of  which .Mr. W. Ii. Al. Culder is the  manager, has during tlie past lew  months enlarged its buikung by one  third, and this week is completing the  installation of additional machinery  which will increase its capacity to  some ten tons a day. This Uriu denial present exclusively with apples,  producing those dried apple i ings for  which there is an insatiable deiuuuit  in eastern cities. The excellence of  the product is shown by lhe tact that  the output of last year, the lirst year  oi operation was all sold out uvea before the packing of the goods was  completed. The only diiticulty experienced was that of procuring a  sufficient quantity oi fruit to koep the  plant profitably employed. As will be  seen by an advertisement in another  column the manager is appealing to  ail apple growers to gather up all the  culls and windfalls, whioh ihougn unlit, for shipment in the ordinary way  are just us good as the best :iiM for  drying purposes.  TURN WASTE FRUIT INTO HONK*  In a conversation a i.;w days nyo  thu manager contends that as y*it lew  growers have come 1.0 realize that  with the expenditure of cry litt!  labor in gathering up fallen and < ti'-  ed fruit, what would otAttViHt be  dsad loss oan be made to | rodueo  good returns.  "The majority of growers,' i.e Bays  "will persist in comparing the prices  they obtain for this wasta material,  with the returns they get from perfect  shipping fruit, whioh is a wrong way  of looking at it. Take the farmer  who grows potatoes. He goes to all  the trouble and expense of plowing  his land, buying seed, planting, cultivating, and harvesting, and iftor nil  his trouble he gets little more per ton  for his product than the man who  goes around his orchard and bother*  up his windfalls without any other  trouble to himself, except hauling them  into town. It is literally all found  money." And not only does he benefit himself, it might be added, but he  provides employment for others in the  district.  ONIONS ARE IN TITE ATR  Within the pnst fow dnys the odor  of the all-prevading onion has begun  to make itself felt In the land.     This  Arrange Union of  Local Churches  ouudciy Services Will Be Held  in KresDytenan Church  is undeniable evidence that the now  evupotuting plant of the li. C. Evaporators, Ltd., has commenced operations. The fine brink building which  has just been completed, now shelters  a busy company of women and children who, unmindful of tie peneunting  aroma, aro peeling off the outer jackets of mountains of onions which arc  sliced and dried to a mere shadow ol  their former selves. The plant has j  been equipped on un extensive scale  and the long row of steam-heated drying cabinets are capable of handling  a largo output not only oi onions but I  of carrots and other vegetables.  Like many other local industries,  however, the management is faced witn  the serious problem of shortage al  labor, and it soemB inevitable that unless moro peelers can be obtained  locally, Chinese labor will have to b-  imported from the coast. This is  regrettable, not only becauso of thu  introduction of undesirable aliens, but  also because the money which will be  paid out in considerable quantit.es  will be withdrawn from the district.  It is a matter worthy of seiious consideration whether something could  not be done to avoid such a contingency. There must be scores of women  and girls in the district who could at  the cost of a little inconvenience���and  possibly false pride���join in and earn  souie of the money which is thus going begging.  SHORTAGE Ur1 TOMATOES  HAMPERS CANNERY  Siuce tho local syndicate who slopped in and took over the cannery from  the old couipany, huve had eniiie control of the building and plant, a large  amount of money has been spent in  bringing the plant up-to-date, and  thousand dollars worth of new mafia*  iuei'y has been installed during tne  past month or two, and the result is  a degree of speed and efficiency hitherto unattainable.  The idea has been, so fur as possible, to eliminate all cumbersome  methods of handling, both of ihe  empty cans, and also the product  itself trom thc ripe tomatoes as they  aro loaded on to the platform und on  through the various processes of cooking aud lilling, to Lhe point where  they are packed into cases lor shipment.  'Automatic carriers receive the empty  cans at the very doors of the cars in  which they have been transported from  thu factories, and they are not agaiu  touched by the hands until they drop,  still automatically, all complete except  the label, on to the table of the  packer.  The principal improvement is in the  arrangement for "cooking" the filled  cans. Previously these were paoked  by hand into large iron baskets, lifted  by block and chains and lowered into  tanks of boiling water. From these  they had to be raised again, aud lowered into u large tank of ooldwater 10  cool them off for packing. AH this  was slow and cumbersome, compared  with the new method which permits  the cans to travel on an endless baud  through steam heated cooking uiehinos  then through a oooler and on without  a pause to the packing table.  At present the cannery is operating  somewhat spasmodically, a few hours  each day only. This is due to a  shortage of ripe tomatoes, the unusual coolness of tho season having  hold baok the orop so far beyond tho  ripening period of former soasons.  Tho hot weather, however, has apparently arrived at Inst, and in all probability the fruit will lie coming in  with a groat rush beforo many days  aro over.  There is another cause, however,  whioh the management allege is contributing to the shortage, and that i*  that a number of growers, tempted by  tho higher prices to l)e obtained, are  violating thoir contracts by shipping  out semi-ripe tomatoes. Naturally  tho company is apprehensive thnt if  tins is allowed to continue, thero w"r)l  be very few tomatoes to can, and  somo curiosity has been expressed as  to what action the Canning Company  The result of the voting un lhe  question of whether some lorui 01  union should be adopted between the  I'resoyterian und Methodist enurciies  having placed beyond all doubt that  all except a very small minority a*r��  decidedly in favor of such an arrange  ment, representatives of both cnuxohds  huve been busy during the pust wee.t  wording out the details, und maiiing  plans for future guidance.  A union committee consisting ol  Messrs. A. 0. Todd, li. A., Copeland,  ..). N. Thompson, W. R. Trench, .).  Gordon, D. \V. Sutherland, and John  Hill from the Presbyterians aud Messrs  ���I. Curts, E, 1). Langille, L. D.Lvortii,  J. A. Bigger, W. E. Adams, J. W.  Jones and Dr. Gaddes from thc Methodists has been appointed, und froJi  this sub-commit tees have been appointed to take churge of the various  brunches of the church work. The  secretary is Mr. A. G. Todd, and the  treasurer Mr. John Hill.  The united services are to start on  Sunday next when the Hev. E. 1).  Braden will preach morning and evening. ' All Sunday services in the  future are to be held iu the Presbyterian church, the Methodist church  ueing reserved for mid-week services,  prayer meetings, and young peoples'  meetings. Tho Sunday schools will  remain separate, and for the present  will continue to be conducted as 1 efore-  Oay Lettergrams im  Now Be Sent  C.P.R. Will Carry Deferred  Messages at a Low Rate  Hy regulations recently put into  effect, the Canadian Pacific Railway  Telegraphs Department will make a  substantial reduction in tho duy telegraph rate by inaguratiug u day lettergram between all points on their  system. All messages of fifty words  or less will, if the sender so desires,  be treated as a deforred message and  sont at one and a half tlie regular  day rate for ten words. By deferred  message is meant that such message  will be transmitted and delivered subject to the priority of fully paid duy  messages. For messages of more than  fifty words an additional charge of  one-fifth the day rate will be charged  for each additional ten words. Day  lettergrams must bo written in plain  lOngliBh or French language und no  code words permitted. This servit  is uow in operation between all ollice  on tho Canadian  Pacific lineH.  FEDERAL MINISTER OF AGRICULTURE ON VISIT TO B. 0.  Hon. Martin Burrell, Dominion minister of Agriculture, is now in British  Columbia where ho will spend four or  live weeks. Mr. Burrell will spend a  fow days at Banff nnd will then proceed to his olrl homo at Greenwood.  He exacts to visit the coast cities  Iwforo returning to thc capital, and  will probably be up through the Okanagan.  Holidays Are Ended  Schools Re-Open  New School Staff Lined  Up  For Work oi Coming Term  If souie ueriul scout hud been hovering over Kolowna lust Monday morning he would have noticed a tremendous bustle going on, more especially  in those homes where there are children of school age. Such a polishing  of boots, shining of faces, and a tying  of hair ribbons as has not happened  tor���how many montliB is it since the  school closed? Presently he would  have seen converging in lines of  bright colors towards tho school  house tiny creeping iigures, which  vanished through the big doorways as  the nine o'clock bell rang.  It was the reopening of school after  the long holiday, and books and pt.n  oils and scribblers are oncu more ia  demand.  There were ��1U4 pupils all told on  the register for this term, und thiB includes 35 beginners who have ju-^t  entered the roceiving class.  There has been an almost complete  rearrangement of teachers since the  close of the last term, and perhaps  many parents will be interested to  know the teachers' names and classes  as thoy stand now. They are us  follows:  Senior Grade: Div. [.���Principal  Gordon;  Div. IL���Miss Cald.,ol.l.  Intermediate: Div. III.���Miss EWer-  kin;  Div, IV.-I4.ss Barnhill.  Intermediate and Junior: Div. V,���  Miss Page.  Junior tirade: Div. VI.���Miss Thorn  son; Div. Vll.-Miss Bullock: Div.  VIII.���Miss Boake.  Receiving Class: Div. IX.��� Miss  Thompson.  Coming Women's Conference al Penticton  Roumania Decides to Throw in Lot  With Allies and Declares War  Adds Half Million Men to Forces Against the Kaiser - Will  Do Much to Shorten War  Delegates Going From All  Parts of the Valley  Nest Wednesday and Thursday, the  Okanagan District Conference of Women's Institutes will be held in Penticton. Amongst the speakers will be  Mrs. H. |1. Millie of Kelowna, who  will give an address on "How lo  Economize Labor in the Home"; Mrs.  Frank .Slough, of Salmon Arm, on  "Advantages oi Boys' and Girls'  Clubs;" Mrs. Murdeu, "Phases of  Adolescence;" Mrs. Hicks of Vernon.  '''The Foundation of High School  Scholarships by Women's Institutes in  Uural Districts of B. C.;" Mrs. Fosbery  of West Summerland, "Market Problems;" Mrs. Solly, Summerland, on  "What Our Children Should Head,"  Miss M. Gordon, Naramata, "Modern  Thrift:   Utilizing our Resources."  There is also to be a lantern lecture  on "Industrial and Vocational Train  ing," by Mr. John Kyle, the provincial director of manual training, uud  a paper on "Preventable Ailment;  During Sohool Life," by Dr. McGregor  Amplo arrangements have been made  for the entertainment of the visitors,  who will represent somo fifteen of the  Women's Institutes in the vnlley.  Tho delegates from Kelowna are Mrs.  Matheson, Mrs. U. H. Millie, and Miss  Reekie; and from Rutland, Mrs. S.  Gray and Miss Rae.  SKPTEMBEIi Ith WILL JJE I'Ol.l.lM  DAY AT VERNON *CAMP  The voting of the soldiers at' the  Vernon training oamp will take place  on September 4th.  ill \V. Horry, presiding officer, has  mads all necessary arrangements f 1 >r  the poll. A considerable number of  tho men have left on harvest leave  during tho past week or two, but it  is expected that many of these will be  back before the date of the election,  andtheir votes will be taken on their  return.  will tnke, if any. Meanwhile, this  shortage tends to increase dilliculti-B  of the already troublesome labor  problem, as slaffH are hard to keep  together when tho work is so irpcgular.  Ihere hus been u very noticeable  deurth of real wur news during tho  past few weeks, and only tho vaguest  rumors of events huve been published.  Monduy, however, a new aspect was  given to the war and parlLularily to  that section of it dealing with thc  Balkans, by the decision of Roumun'ia  to throw in her lot with the Allies.  and on Sunday, it appears, this was  definitely accomplished by a declaration of war against Austria. Germany at once reciprocated by declaring  war on Roumania. Turkey has also  since declared war on Roumania.  The entry of Roumania into the war  on the side of the Allies makes the  fourteenth nation now engaged in the  greatest struggle in the history ofthe  world.  In Roumania, it is estimated there  are 50U,U0U fighting men available.  Russia will now be able to strike ut  the Teutonic Powers through Roumania. Ai is known that thc Russians  havo been concentrating on the Roumanian frontier for months, and it is  believed they will quickly cross n>  and attempt a drive either through  Serbia or Bulgaria, and thus seek    to  cut oil all communications between  Turkey and the Central powers.  Already news is beginning to come  in regarding the activity of Roumania  which is said to havo captured pastes  ,in the Carpathians and made considerable progress into Hungary. \\  Roumania's reason for entering tho  war on the side of tha Entente powers  were set forth in the following official  statement from Bucharest:  ' 'The Roumanian population hus  been exposed to the risks of war and  invasion by Austrijans und Hungarians  "Roumania's intervention will shorten the war.  "Roumania decided to cast her lot  with the allies because they alone can  guarantee national unity."  Ituly hus also declared war on Germany. The two nations have been  drifting steadily toward war for weeks  and tho declaration became inevita 1;  when Italy recently sent troops to  Saloniki to co-operate in the campaign of the Entente Allies an the  Macedonian front, as Germany is  directing tho opposing forces and has  troops on this battle line.   .  ACCOUNTED FOR 35 /.EPPEI.IV  Major Duir.l, representative of the  aerial board in the House of Commons  replying to criticism of the air defences during the recent seppeHn raids,  announced that since the war began  the Entente allies hud accounted for  thirty-five ZeppelinB.  NO PEACE OVERTURES  No peace overtures have been made  to Great Britain, declared Lord Robert  Cecil, minister of war trade, in the  TTotisc of Commons, a WW dliys ago.  Lord Robert's statement was made  in response to a question in regard lo  "pence rumors," and the situation In  the Balkans,  o-O'O-o-o-u-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o -0-0-0-0-0-0-0  AT THE OPERA HOUSE  0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0  OFFICER 666  The story of "Officer 666" the play  to be presented here on Tuesday, the  5th of September, presents one of thc  cleverest combination of comedy situations ever attempted in stage work.  A young millionaire, Globe Trotter,  returns to find his batchelor quarters  occupied by a burglar, who not satis-  lied with appropriating the million  aire's name and getting himself engaged to a pretty society girl on the  strength of it, is rapidly disposing of  a fine collection of paintings gathered  by the aforesaid millionaire from the  art centres of the world. This is the  situation when the curtain goes up on  tho big production. How it will be  worked out will be seen when the  Sherman production commences. The  situations brought about are exceedingly funny, and have already convulsed thousands with uncontrbl&ble  laughter.  POPULAR, WAR PLAY COMING  The present European war has provided material galore for the dramatic writers of tho day, aud such military plays as "The White Feather,'  "Under Fire," and "War Brides," and  many others of note huve enjoyed long  seusons of unprecedented success in  London abd New York playhouses,  but none of the above have claimed  the attention of the critics or evoked  their unstinted ppraise in the measure  that 'Somowhereun Franoe" the latest  military drama has.  Replete with thrilling moments and  realistically staged, this latest drama  tic military ollering gives promise of  eclipsing all of tho uforemeutioned  successes of the duy and the faot that  thc personnel of the company includes  many well known stuge favorites has  no doubt been u faotor in increasing  its popularity.  The story of the play deals hug11.  with the efforts of an unscrupulous  scapegoat, the son of well-to-do parents, who, in an oll'ort to cover his  misdeeds, decides to enlist in the  army. Here, through his official capacity, an opportunity presents itself by  which he is enabled to send his rival  iu love to almost certain death in a  charge on the battlefield, how the  latter miraculously escapes death and  his subsequent nursing baok to health  and happiness by his sweetheart, who  has volunteered- for* service in a base  hospital, is told in a manner which  holds the attention of the audience  from.rise to fall of the curtain.  The second act provides ample study  of modern trench wnrfaro, ns the  Bceno of battle shows tho Bection of  one of thoso underground homes.  "Somewhere in France" will appear  at tho Kolowna Opera House for   ono  Rutland News  (From oar own CorrcvooDcUat.l  Pte. Eldridge was home during the  week on leave from Vernon, returning  this morning.  * ��  ���  Mr. Geo, Whitaker who has been ut  work in Rutlund for some time    past  leaves to-day for Vernon Where he has  a position in the evaporator.  ���  What might gave been a very serious  accident happened Tuesday evening  near the store at Rutland when two  boys riding bicycles in the darkness  on the footpath ran into Miss Aida  McDonaUd, knocking her down and giving her a severe shaking. One of the  boys was thrown oil and rendered unconscious for a while. This should  be a lesson as lo the danger of rid'ng  on this path after dark, nnd should  also emphasize the necessity of carrying lights.  * *  There have been two deaths  in Rutlund during the pust week, and  much sorrow and sympathy has been  awakened in the district in consequence. Mention has already been  made of the death in the hospital of  Miss Edith Clever. The funeral took  place Thursday last, service being held  in the home, and a large number of  friends were" present, and the numerous  wreaths and sprays of flowers spoke  of thc extent to which the loss was  felt by many of those who knew h.r.  A   memorial service was held in    tho  Presbyterian church  Sunday  morning.  * *  *  The sudden death of Mrs. J, Slodd-  art about 5 o'clock on Sunday afternoon was a great Bhook not only to  the husband and family but also to  many friends and neighbors. Although  the deceased lady hud been ill for  somo time past and had been an inmate of tho Kelowna hospital onl ;  recently, it was thought thut she was  very much improved in health, nnd  the sudden relapse came aB a gr, at  surprise. The funeral took place on  Monday afternoon, a perliminary service being hold in the home, at whioh  Archdeacon Greene officiated. Stiffly  people sent dotal tributes, and tho  attendance at the* funeral was lari.��.  Much sympathy is expressed for Mr.  Stoddart and daughter in their sad  bereavement.  ,   o   Last Saturday night waB witnessed  a singularily beautiful display of that  strange phenomenon, the "Northern  Lights." From behind Knox- mountain the white shafts and pencils of  light Hashed and scintillated, faded,  and reappeared again in an almost  ondlpss variety of forms,  night only, Friday, September Sth,  nnd from the number of enquiries, a  record attendance is predicted. PAGE TWO  KELOWNA   RECORD  THURSDAY, AUGUST 31st, 1916.  KELOWNH RECORD  sfttblUJfcMl eweay Tkunfey at Kelowna,  Brittafc CMunbia  JOHN LEATHLKT  Editor mad Froprisior  SUBSCRIPTION   BATES  II.60   per   year:    76<\,    iii    mODtha.   United  States 60 oenta additional.  All subscription* imvnblo in advaooe  Subscribers    at   the  resular  rate   can  have  extra  papers  mailed  to  friends  at a distance  at HALF KATE.  i.e..  ",'���> cents per year.  Thin apecinl priyileue ia irranted lor the  purpose of advertising the citv  ind district.  ADVERTISING  RATES  LODGE NOTICES. PROFESSIONAL CARDS.  ETC.. IT]  cent* per column inch por week.  LAND AND TIMBER NOTI0B8-80 days. $6:  60 davH  17.  WATER NOTICES-ID for five insertions.  LEGAL ADVERTISING-Ftrat inaertion. 12  oente per line; each subsequent insertion, .1  ceuta per  line.  CLASSIFIED ADVERTISEMENTS -2 centa  per word first insertion. 1 cent per word  eaoh subsequent insertion.  DISPLAY ADVERTISEMENTS-Two inchea  and under, 60 cents Der inch lirst insertion  over two inches 40 centa per inch first insertion: 20 cente per inch each subsequent  Inaertion.  All chaui.es in contract advertisements musL  be in tbe hands of the printer by Tuesdav  evening to ensure publication in the next  issue.  Orders for  Local  Scouts  Whiffs Still Waft in  From Manhattan  *BI PREPARED*  Troop First:    .Sell  KELOWNA  TROOP  Last!  SHOOTING SEASON OPENS  T0-M0BK0W  As the shouting aeusou opens lo-  nurruv. ii. this district it rni_ht bo us  well' to remind would-be Jsiuirodfl ot  some oi thu more important regulations whieh were made public during  the month regarding the killing aud  Helling oi game.  In the tirst place it should be noted  that the season which opens to-moi  row- is for deer, duck and geer>e only-  Oi the former, the varioty common  here is the ilulo deer, and of these  only three bucks can be shot by one  person during the season. Does aro  protected and must not be killed un-  dor any consideration. Tho killing of  lihite Tail door of either sex is also  prohibited, but as these have grown  very scarce around this country o,  late years it is not likely that many  will transgress in this respiot. The  protection of the does is said to have  been regarded as necessary owing to  the bad winter und the depredations  ol hungry coyotes. The season for  deer, ducks and geeco extendi to Uiv.  lath.  Grouse Bhooting does not open until  Sept. loth, and closes again on Nov.  30th. Prairie Chicken may be shot  lor one month only, from Sept. lutm  to Oct. 15th.  So pheasants, quail, mountain  sheep, calves, colts, or khaki-clad  hunters may be shot in this district.  A drastic provision which is expected to meet with the warm approval  of sportsmen, is that no deer or ducks  may be exposed for aule this year.  The only ways in which it will be  possible to got venison or ducks Will  be to take a gun und go hunting, 01  to chum up to some successful Mm  roil who shoots more than he n ed  for himself und is willing to give the  rest away. Sportsmen all over tlu  province halve been oomplainmg of the  havoc caused by market hunters. In  certain of the northern districts where  food is scarce a restricted sale o.  moose and cariboo meat will be  allowed.  luu will remember that last week  we published an order irom i'rovinoial  Headquarters with regard to the weur-  iug of uniforms, etc., und thut m order to see whether our othcers weie  taking un interest in the troop and  reading this column, wo usked each  ono ol thorn to immediately report lo  our head-quarters upon reading the  column. We have 7 patrol loaders, 1  acting patrol leader, 0 seconds and 1  aoting second, u troop leader uud u  troop secretary. Up to the time of  writing only six of these ollicors have  reported and we are therefore regretfully forced to conclude thut the remaining otlicers tako so little interest  iu the troop thut they cannot Und  time or take the trouble to read this  column, which we use us u medium of  I'oiiimunieutiou to the troop. Unless  I here is moro interest shown in the  troo_ by our otlicers we huve about  us much chance of winning the Lieut  euunt-Goveinor's Shield as tho Kaiser  hus of marching overland to London,  'those who did report as requested, in  the order named, were the Jxangaroo  .Second; tho Wood Pigeon Second; the  troop Leader; tho Wood i'igeon 1'atrol  l.euder; the Uurlow 1'atrol Leader, and  the Wolf Second.  With a membership of between forty  and lifty scouts, it is sometimes impossible for us to communicate with  each individual member when we wish  to publish an ordor. Before the next  column is published, we wish to hear  trom every othcer who has not yet  reported, his reason ior not doing so,  and would ask every scout who has an  interest in his own patrol to bring  this column to the attention of his  1'atrol Leader and Second.  AU1ULTLTUBAL CIUSDITS ACT  Al'PHAlSER   H15UJC SUOKTLN  The work of appruising farms and  land upon which loans have been applied for under the new Agricultural  Credits act, proceeds upace, though  tho work is neeessarily hoovy owing  to the large number of applications  made.  Mr. E. Card ner Smith, who haa boon  appointed apuraiscr under the commission, for the mainland, is at prosent  w-orking in the northern part ol the  valley. He is working south, and it  is expected that he will be m Kelowna  in a few days. .  In this connection it might be as  well to mention that last Friday, the  scale of fees passed by the agricultural  mil its commission to be, levied on th  loans made to farmers under the terms  of the Agricultural Credits Act, and  formally approved by the Lieutenant-  Governor in council, were gazetted as  follow*.  On loans up to $2,500, $5; over *i.  500 and up to J3.750, J7.50; over  13,750 and up to $5,000, $10; over  $5,000 and up to $7,500, $15; over  $7/>00 and up to $10,000, $90.  The minimum oi uniform to be worn  by a scout of the Kelowna Troop is  us follows:���  HAT.���Khaki color, Hat brim, strap  around crown and lace (the lace  should be worn at the back of the  hut and twisted around the brim).  Lnder ho circumstances shall a scout  wear his hat turned up at the side.  NECKERCHIEF OR SCARF.-Dark  green, worn loosely, knotted at thu  throat und ends. (>  SHIRT.��� Khaki, with two patch  pockets (buttoned) and shoulder  strups.  SUORTS.-Blue.  BELT.���Brown leuther or webbing.  STOCKINGS.���Blue with green tops,  worn turned down below the knee  with green tab garters showing on  the outside.  BOOTS OR SHOES.- Blaok.  HAVERSACK. ���Worn as knapsack,  with eyelets or rovers for coat straps.  S'I'AEE.���Marked in feet and inches.  SHOULDER rLNOT.-Six inohes loag  of 1'atrol Colors, on the left shoulder.  Kuife, Lanyard, Great Coat, etc.,  are optional.  Nothing but the above muy be worn  visibly, all extras must be curried in  tho haversack.  (Cut this out und keep it).  By Sylph's N.me.rs  Splasli! What was that? One of  the soulh beach campers playing  mermaid alter daik.  Mrs. 1. Morrison and family  spent last week-end at Bob iVl.'a  Hie camp is delightful at litis time.  The R.'s, we are pleased lo say,  still linger in lhe shadow of the  beacon light. Our camp fire gatherings would not be complete without Cliff.  Misses Lottie and Bcata, of Kum  Hula are again wilh U3. They  spent a thoroughly enjoyable holiday at the coast, but declare they  are still fancy  free.  Lance-Corp. A. Weddell, paid a  short call at Idletime camp Friday  to say goodbye to old friends. We  are proud of Alwyn and he looks  fine in the kilt.  Who were the young couple who  stole quietly away in the early  hours of Sunday morning to eat  breakfast alone together at Paul's  lomb. Their trawling line was not  even wet.  Miss Mary, of Seldom Inn, spent  a pleasant holiday at Vernon but  has returned to the beach accompanied by a friend, Miss Mayori-  banks.  A freak in the form of a human  sponge drifted to our beach one  day, and though the campers were  not gteatly excited, still they gave  it a wide berth and it was left  verely alone. Now although water  is very necessary for its mainten  ance, a mixed diet is to be preferred, and as only water was available it quietly drifted away again  sometime before the gale Thursday. When last seen it was going  south.  The breezes from Manhatten  freshened considerably last weekend and on Thursday blew a per-  ect gale. Lone Pine Coltage was  completely dismantled and the  family taken to town by auto. Fred  D. worked heroically, nevertheless  his tent frame was entirely demolished and the remnants were sent,  together with the contents of his  camp from the beach in great disorder.    The occupants followed.  Mr. C, who is the corner man at  he south, plays his part well, giv-  .ng fancy baritone selections in his  old southern style at the camp fire.  Oh, but Willie, we have missed  ,__, and herewith advertise for a  husky chief who abideth at home,  ho entered) not the door of a  committee room, and hath no political dope to offer until after the  evening of the 14th.  Mr. J. is on  his  perch   again by  the pine.   Some say he has devrl-  J. When using n  WILSON'S  \  FLY PADS  \ READ   DIRECTIONS     /  |v CAREFULLY AND/  L^s  FOLLOW THEf  ,JoS)    EXACTLY,  Far more effective than Sticky Fly  Catchers. Clean to handle. Sold by  Druggists and Grocers everywhere.  Mrs. -Jopson, mother of our former  Assistunt Scout Muster, Ken Jopson,  has very kindly presented us with a  donation, through P. L. Crowleyt netting us in Canadian money $2.13, We  thank Mrs. .JepBon very much for her  kind gift. It will interest the troop  very much to know that Mr. Jopson  is now a member of the engineers on  active servioe at the front. We look  forward to the day when he will be  with us again*  the attention of tho patrols at West-  bank and Trepanier Creek; in faot we  should be very glad indeed to hear  irom a suout in any pari of the vulley  or anywhere else where this paper may  circulate. Our uddresg is "Troop  Editor, Boy Soouts,  Kelowna, B.C."  Wo aro very sorry indeed lo Ioobc  our Aoting 1'atrol Leader, of the  Eagles, Guy Bellart, who has attach  ed himself to the B. C. Horse at Vernon* His speed woe ohietly responsible for the Eugles winning tho  athletic contest at camp, and he was  not content with racing other scouts  alone, but even presumed to taku a  tall out of head-quarters.  oped into a Phoenix and assumes  an ever surviving look of peace  and confidence after his fly with  the flock south. Others say he is  a Blue JI  Twas on a sunny summer Sunday  That Grandpa went to fish ;  He rowed around the rugged rocks,  And devoutly he did wish  For a tender, tempting ten-pound  trout  To cook in his little dish.  Then suddenly a squall did squeal'  And something squeaked a  squawk ;  Some said it was his " Rosary,"  But it was a fresh fish hawk.  Then Grandpa pulled  his  plunging punt  And headed for the dock.  Oh, that was a fierce and furious  fight  With the seething, swirling sea;  But Grandpa  rowed  with all his  might,  " Shall 1 e'er get back," groaned  he;  And soon he slid from the slippery  seal,  Bul still rowed vigorously.  The people paced upon the point,  And when he swept the sand,  They  pulled   his  boat  upon  the  shore  And shook his shaking hand  And said : " Don't fish on Sundays  mole  But shout for Daniel's band."  Shamrock Shack is deserted  The supposed and accused Spy,  together with his family and their  belongings being swept off the  beach by the terrific gale. The  poor Spy was blown clean through  the roof, and rumor has it that he  is wearing his nose in splints.  F. R. E. and the Amateur Camper  also decided things were much loo  chillv and boisterous for ihem, so  pulled up stakes and left for their  homes in great haste. When at  last the storm had blown over it  was found that only a few of the  old, seasoned campers remained.  We were sorry to see them go but  life is still endurable at Manhatten.  The following touching stanza was  picked up by a souvenir hunter:  The Spy on the roof  Was cutting a caper,  He thought it was boards ���  But 'twas only tar paper;  He fell with a crash  And near broke his nose,  Which gave him swelled head-  Not needed, dear nose I  Bonevolent old fjeneleman:���"Are you  in pain, my little man?"  Sad little boy.���"N'o, sir, the pain's  in me."  The Fraser river salmon paek for  llilli will be the smallest in history.  So few have been the firm caught that,  there is not a cannery on the river  which has so far done better than te  break even on operating expense*, if  indeed they have been running at an  actual lose. ���  Seout Master Thomas was good  enough to present us with a case  whieh he said would do very well in  which to keep the first aid outfit Mr.  Willits so kindly offered to donate to  ns, and ho has also presented us with  a volume of the "Boy's Own Papar"  for whioh we thank him very much  indeed. The case and volume are at  his house waiting for one ol us to  call and get them. We intend lo  make "sonre" club-room out of our  quarters this year, and il will be  necessary for us to have a bookcase  in whioh to keep our books. The  troop will supply the lumber, and the  question is, what soouts or scout will  make the bookcase.  The bathing season will soon be  over, and we havo not yet been asked  lo pass any swimming testa. To  pass the First Class lest u scout inuBt  be able to swim 50 yards, unless u  doctor has certified that bathing is  dangerous to his health. Eroin what  we sec daily we do not think there  have been any oi these certificates  given to members of our troop, und  you must know that if you do not  pass your swimming test this bulbing  season you will not have the opportunity of trying for the same until  after our concert next year. Get busy  therefore immediately. Every Second  Class scout in the troop .should pass  this test this summer, and also all  those who are competing for thu  swimming badge, or intend to, should  arrange to try their tests at once  while the water is  KELOWNA-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.  LeuoBH Westbanh 11.30 a.m.  TERMS CASH  JAMES I. CAMPBELL  Phone 108 or Phone 100  Some boys at Trepunior Creek are  the latest in the distriot to organize  a Lone Patrol. We wish them every  suocess and would be glad to render-  thorn any assistance possible at any  time. Wo should be interested to  know   whether this column comes    to  Fair Enough  Pat wanted an empty bottle, so ho  went to the chemists to get one. lie  selected one that answered his purpose, and asked the shopman how-  much it would cost.  "Well" was the reply, "If you want  the empty bottle it will cost you a  penny, but if you want anything in  it you can have it for nothing."  "Sure, that's fair," Bald Pat, "then  put in n oork." ���Scout.  AUCTIONEER  I have had over 21 years* experience in the Auctioneering  business, particularly in the  line of Cattle, Farm Implement! and Household Furniture ; and this experience is  at your disposal, It means  better results from your auction sales.  Anyone wishing to arrange for  an Auction Sale should see or  write to  G. H. KERR  Auctioneer  P.O. Box 195,  Kelowna, B.C.  Residence at  GLENMORE  Vote for  Mayor Jones  Briefly, there are two main reasons why you should cast  your ballot in favor of Mayor Jones at the election  September 14th:���  1 Became he hat proved himself to be a  suitable repreientative by- the record of hit  work and achievement* in the public service  during the past five years.  2 Because his intimate knowledge and acquaintance with local conditions will be of  value to the electorate in the future.  As Mayor of the City of Kelowna Mr. Jones has put  in many years of faithful and energetic service, and only  those intimate with city affairs know what a great expenditure of time and perpetual self-sacrifice the position  involves.  Through his energetic championship of local movements, Mayor Jones has been instrumental in securing  many benefits which the town and district now enjoy.  A complete list of these would be a long one, but it is  only necessary to mention a few things in which Mayor  Jones has been either directly responsible or has assisted  largely in their consummation.  More than anyone else Mayor Jones may claim the  credit for having induced the government to make the  liberal grant of over $61,000 for the large brick schools  which place Kelowna in the front rank of interior cities  for educational facilities; and not only the city but  several of the country districts have to thank Mayor Jones  for his efforts in' securing aid. Only recently he had been  able to negotiate a grant for the erection of a good school  at South Okanagan to take the place of the present inadequate structure. He was largely concerned in the  organization and obtaining of government assistance for  the Growers' Exchange, and has, moreover, himself invested money in this local institution, as also in other  non-dividend paying concerns established for the public  benefit. .  The billeting of the soldiers here during the winter,  aid ths provision of suitable quarters, cost Mayor Jones  a vast amount of labor about which the public knows little  This spring a serious situation developed in connection with the irrigation system on the K. L. O. bench,  one of the most productive orchard areas in the district.  Timely government assistance for the obtaining of which  Mayor Jones was almost solely instrumental, saved the  situation for the ranchers.  All sensible men know that under any government  these things can not be secured without being energetically gone after by someone with a thorough knowledge  of conditions.  The unselfish public spirit of Mayor Jones has been  shown in the fact that there have been few local movements whether for social and moral improvement or for  recreation and sport but have found in him an enthusiastic supporter. As a further guarantee of his undivided efforts for the welfare of the district it might be  mentioned that practically the whole of his financial  investments are dependent upon its progress and  advancement.  This intimate contact with the municipal, agricultural and social life of the community have afforded him  a unique and valuable knowledge of local needs and  problems���a knowledge absolutely essential in an up-  country legislative representative. For instance, his  knowledge of irrigation matters has frequently been  commented upon, and for very good reason. When this  matter, upon which the whole future of the district rests,  comes to be discussed in Victoria, as it will in the near  future, South Okanagan needs a spokesman there who  can ADVISE the government from personal knowledge  and see that amidst the conflicting claims of other localities, this district gets its full share.  Do not be led away by noisy election  balderdash about matters which  concern you little, but CONCEN-  TRATE ON THE LOCAL ISSUES. THUKSDAY, AUGUST 31st, 1916.  KELOWNA   RECOBJU  PAGE THBEE  k  Builders' & Masons' Supplies  Distinctive Styles in  New Fall Millinery  DRIESTLEYShavenot  * allowed the quality of  theirfabrics to suffer from  present war conditions.  This  year,  as   always,  <~~ Dress isoods  means"all-wool"or"silk-  and - wool" fashionable  shades, and strong, durable, non-wrinkling fabrics.  Our Spring, 1916, selection  of high-grade dress fabrics,  from the famous Priestley's  Mills at Bradford, England,  includes a most attractive  range of weaves in  Scotch Braemars  the Kew Priestley Cloth.  K TOW the showing is  of such consequence as would tend to  make selection an easy  matter.  ���J The style tendencies  for the coming season  are here in the wide  range of models now on  view.  <I Inspect these new  Hats to acquaint yourself with the accredited  Fall Styles. You will  appreciate that the collection offers every latitude for an individual  choice.  Black and White Check  Skirts-     -     -   $3.25  Special value in Ladies'  Black and White Check  Cloth Skirts, in a smart  and pleasing style - $3.25  1/  ���   Llf+iTKQ    ,  Phone 361  Kelowri  Hard and Soft Coal  Phone  66  W. HAUG  P.O. Box  166  NOTICE!  We shall be busy in the  store until Saturday packing.  Customers who have deposits  paid on parcels or have any  goods on approbation, please  call at once.  Any goods still unpacked can be  purchased until closing time on  Saturday next.  RICHMOND'S  CASH STORE, KELOWNA  TOWN AND COUNTRY NOTES  Mrs. J. Ball and family returned  Saturday last from a stay in Cal  gary.  C.P.R. agent H. W. Swerdfager  returned Sunday from his holiday  at the coast. Mrs. Swerdfager and  family are staying another week.  Mr. A. R. Lord, formerly principal of the Kelowna public school,  but now an inspector under lhe  Department of Education, waa in  Kelowna last week-end for a few  days.  Mrs. E. Swalwell, who has been  visiting her mother, Mrs. LeFevre,  for the past few weeks, returned  to Calgary today. She was accompanied as far as Vernon by Mrs.  C. F. Armstrong.  The regular monthly meeting of  the Women's Institute will bo held  Saturday in the Board of Trade  rooms, at 3 p.m., when Mrs. Frank  Small will demonstrate the use of  paper patterns.  Mis�� Buchanan, who has taken  over the business of Mrs. Ratten-  bury, is now open for business,  having completed the purchase of  her new stock of Fall Millinery.  Miss Buchanan is arranging to hold  her Fall Millinery Opening on Friday and Saturday, September 8th  and 9th.  Lance-Corp. Alwyn Weddell  paid a few days' visit to his home  last week-end. He is in the Sea-  forth Highlanders at the coast and  looked well in kilts. He was recalled by wire Tuesday morning,  his regiment having to leave at  once for Vancouver Island.  Mr. Claude James, formerly of  Kelowna, but lately municipal electrician at Summerland, was in town  last Friday. He has resigned his  appointment at Summerland in  order to enlist in the motor patrol  service, and sails for England in a  short time. The British Admiralty  has now a great fleet of hundreds  of fast motor launches, which have  proved to be the best weapon  against the depredations of submarines.  Kelowna Volunteer Reserve  At the last regular Monday even  ing drill of the Kelowna Volunteer  Reserve, Serg. Chaplin, the instructor1, was much pleased by the improved attendance, fully 25 per  cent, better than the previous drill.  The sergeant is also greatly encouraged by the improvement in  recruiting for over-seas, which he  partly ascribes to the expectancy  of compulsory service among the  people of the district.  In connection with this the executive of the K.V.R. point out the  advantages of their organization as  a preparatory school for intending  recruits, who are now joining the  colours voluntarily, or intend to  join later at a more convenient  time.  Miss Gaddes returned Sunday  morning from a visit to friends at  Summerland.  Mr. Ralph Smith came in on the  boat this morning, and will address  a Liberal meeting in the Opera  House to-night.  Rate payers (or would it be more  correct to say rate owers?) are reminded that only another week  remains in which arrears of taxes  can be paid so as to avoid the  addition of the costs and expenses  of the tax sale.  The wind of last Sunday afternoon made things pretty busy for  a while for those responsible for  the various telephone and telegraph  lines in the neighbourhood. On  the Vernon road in two places  trees blew down smashing wires  and fences, and blocking the roadway for a considerable time. In  the park a pole carrying several  lines was blown down and seryice  was temporarily suspended.  Three boys were up before the  magistrate this week on a charge  of breaking into a shack on Ethel  Street and stealing therefrom several rifles and a hunting knife. It is  probable that the approach of the  hunting season had tempted the  boys to borrow the rifles, which  belong to a man who enlisted  some time ago. Two of the boys  were let out on suspended sentence and the third was remanded  in order to give him a chance to  produce one of the rifles which  was still missing.  A nasty automobile accident occurred last Sunday morning on the  Vernon road near Mr. Campbell  Brown's place at Oyama, where  there is a sharp curve in the road.  wo cars coming in opposite directions at a good speed collided,  head on. One was a new Dodge  car, containing Mr. F. Raeburn,  with wife and children, of Oyama,  while the driver of the other was  Mr. J. H. Smith, of P. Burns & Co.  Mrs. Raeburn and one of the children were slightly hurt, but both  cars were badly damnged and had  to be towed back to the garage.  Dr. Taube, eyesight specialist,  from Calgary, Alta.. will be at our  store on Tuesday. September 5th,  for the purpose of examining and  testing eyes and fitting glasses to  all sights. If anything is wrong  with your eyes do not fail to consult him. All work absolutely  guaranteed to suit the eye, the  same as the test. W. R. Trench  &Co.  C. Nicoll  Dray and Transfer Agent  Phone 132  Will move yqu quick and cheap  A Photograph of  Yourself or of the  Children would be  a pleasant surprtse  for the oldfolh\.  Your friends can buy anything  you can give them except your  photograph  McEWAN  'Professional "Photographer  Studio Rowcliffe  Block, next door  to Post Office  A Bargain in Crockery  \Y/E have secured a Bankrupt Stock consignment of  " Dishes in Blue and Gold band pattern. These  will be offered for a short time only, in sets of 110  pieces, at $12.75 per set. Call early as we have only a  few sets at this low price. Following is detailed a  Sample Set:  I doz. Cups and Saucers  I doz. 4-inch plates   I doz. 6-inch plates   I doz. 7-inch Soup Plates ....  I doz. 8-inch Plates   1 doz. Oatmeal Plates   1 doz. Fruits   2 Flat Dishes, 12 x 14-inch  2 Bakers     2 Salad Dishes   2 Bowls   2 Jugs   I Pickle..  I Gravy Boat   I Covered Dish  I Sugar           110 pieces .  .. $1.50  .. .90  .. 1.10  .. 1.35  .. 1.50  .. 1.00  .. .50  .. 1.25  .. .55  .. .55  .. .20  .. .50  .. .50  .. .30  .. .90  .. .40  $12.75  Kelowna Furniture Company  Grates are extra durable. Coal grate is duplex. Wood grate is the most modern type.  WQarfs  %  QfldO  wi" tak�� extra 'ar^e Pieces ��*  wood���just remove back end  lining. Ask the McClary dealer to show you.  On Sale at the Morrison-Thompson Hardware Co., Ltd.  McCormick and Deering  Machines give Satisfaction  McCormick Mowers, 4_ - 5-ft. cut  Deering Mowers, 4_ -  5-ft. cut  One Horse Mowers, 3_-ft. cut  McCormick Rakes, 8 - 9 -  10-ft. cut  Deering Rakes. 8 - 9 -  10-ft. cut  Hay Tedders, 6 - 8-ft. fork  Knife Grinders  Machine Oil  We have the goods in stock  and can make immediate delivery  W. R. GLENN & SON  Pendozi Street  Phone 150  0.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  \Jk\l        L      1   Buggies, Democrats  Wanted we work wa-  i^���^^i   gons, Double Work  Wagons,   Ploughs,  Harrows, Cultivators, Seeders, Single Driving Harness,  Single Work Harness, Sewing Machines, Refrigerators,  Dressing Tables, Side Boards, Kitchen Tables, Sets of  Drawers, Kitchen Tables, Chairs of all kinds, Cook  Stoves, Ranges���  Anything you have for sale sold  on commission  If you want to buy or sell anything see  STOCKWELL, the Auctioneer  THE LAKEVIEW HOTEL  UNDER NEW FIRST CLASS MANAGEMENT  REASONABLE RATES TO BOARDERS  Mrs. E. J. NEWSON �� -��� v Propri.tres.  L PAGE POUB  KELOWNA   RECORD  THURSDAY, AUGUST 31st, 1916.  {_ WANTED! )  FOB   SALE  FOR SALE���Young brood mare with  colt, genuine bargain, $45. Wald-  ron's Grocery, Kelowna. 39-41 p  FOR SALE.���Good driving mare, also  heavier work mare, apply Mrs. C.' C.  Prowse, Glenmore. IW42p  TO KENT  TO RKNT���7-roomed modern briok  houae, $10 per month. ...Horden Ave.  Apply Wm. Riggs,  Kelowna.      37-41  SITUATIONS VACANT  WANTED, ranch livestock man (married)  Must be a good milker and thoroughly  experienced in care ol cows and pigs-  Apply, giving references and experience,  to Box A, Record. 34tf  WANTED, at Kelowna Steam Laundry,  man for light work. Intelligence pre  ferred to muscle. 40-1  MISCELLANEOUS  WANTED TO EXCHANGE 1G0 acre  of land in Saskatchewan. Property  kneed, running water, good transportation, part plowed, fair build  ings, for small fruit farm. What of  fers.    Apply Box 254 Kelowna,     40tf  FOR SALE OR I5XCHANGE.-160  acres al South Okanagan. Have a  dear title, free from all oncumbrrtnce,  taxes paid up. Would sell chsap for  cash (>r exchange for Cat-tie. Apply  P. 0. Box 251. Ui.  TO LET.���10 acres orchard, 10 years  old, in good condition with house,  roothouse, hM outbuildings. Also 5-  ruomed h.iiise to rent on Pendozi St.  with stable. Apj:Iy H. II. Millie.  uovernment telegraph office.        19tf.  POULTRY WANTED ��� Two hundred  pullets, three to five months old, Wliite  Leghorns and Rhode Island Reds. Must  be thoroughbred and in good condition  Applv Ben Petch, Rutland. 40-2  ???  Tha  Uncensored  War Book  gS"|-g'J  KITCHENER'S  MOB  By  Jamas   Norman   Hall  PRICE $1.25  The vivid experience of  one of the first men to  enlist in Kitchener's army.  Its chief importance and  distinction lie in the fact  that it is perhaps the first  narrative of actual experience of a soldier at the  front to appear absolutely  uncensored.  ORDER EARLY  P. 6. Willits & Co.  Dr.   MATHISON  Dentist  KELOWNA   ::   B.C.  TYPEWRITER WANTED - Advertiser  withes to rent a standard keyboard machine tor a few months for cash rental.  Apply Record Office, x  J. A. BIGGER  BUILDER AND CONTRACTOR  Estimates Furnished for all classes  of work  Fruit Ladders  VOU can't saw wood with  a dull saw or pick fruit  from  a poor ladder.    Bring  in your dull saw and at the  same time examine our fruit  ladders.  Made in several different  sizes  Furniture, Awnings, Screen  Doors and Windows, Sash  .and Doors  REPAIR WORK AND JOBBING  S. M. Simpson  One doorsoulhof Firehr.ll.    Phone 312  Save 50 p.c.  on your Boots and Shoes  Have them repaired  Promptly,  Properly &  Cheaply  by  up-to-date   machinery  Frank Knapton  Bernard Avenue  J. GALBRAITH  Plumber and Steam Fitter  P.O. Box 81        Phone 5705  Kelowna, B.C.  JAPAN RICE  6c per lb. (the  superior quality)  RICE BRAN  I Ac   per   lb. (an economical  food  for  the chickens)  The Japanese Store  Leon Ave., Kelowna  WANTED  Apricots, Peaches, Plums, &  Pears  Apply WESTERN CANNERS, Ltd.  Kelowna and Penticton.  KELOWNA OPERA HOUSE  FRIDAY, SEPT. 8th  FOR ONE NIGHT ONLY  The War Play of the Day  "Somewhere in France"  With the original cast and production  This  is guaranteed to be the biggest and best dramatic  show of the year  Prices 75c and $1 ;   Rush Seats, 50c  Reserve Plan at Crawford's Store  NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS  OYAMA SCHOOL  SKALLiD TENDERS, superscribed  "Tender for Oyuuia School," will be  revived by the Honourable the Miuis-  ter of i'ublic Worka up to 12 o'clock  noon of Tuesday, the 5th day of September, 1910* for the erection und completion of a two-room school at  iiyfenm, in the Okanagan Electoral  District, B. C.  I'liin i, Bpecilicutions, contract, and  forms of tender may be seen on am.  after the 21st day of iu.qi.Bl, 1916, -.1  the ollice of Mr. J. Alahony, Government Agent, Court-house, Vancouver;  Mr. L. Norris, Government Agent,  Court-house, Vernon; Mr. D. Allison,  Secretary of the School Board, Oyama,  B. C.;- or the Department of Public  Works, Victoria, B. C.  Intending tenderers can obtain one  copy of plans and specifications by applying to the undersigned with a deposit of ten dollars ($10), which will  be refunded on their return in good  order.  Eaoh proposal must be accompanied  by an accepted bank chequo, made  payable to the Honourable the Minister of l'ublio Works, for a sum equal  to '20 per cent of tender, which shall  be forfeited if the party tendering decline to ent��r into contract when called upon to do so, or if lie fails to  complete the work contracted for. The  cheques or certificates of deposit of  unsuccessful tenderers will be returnel  to them upon the execution of the  contract.  Tenders will not be considered unless  ade out on the forms supplied, sign-  mi with the actual signature of the  tenderer, and enclosed in lhe envelopes  furnished.  The lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted.  J. E. GRIFFITH,  Deputy Minister and Public Works  Engineer,  Public Works Department,  Victoria, 11. C.. August.14th, 1916.  40-1 ftU17  The Corporation of the City  of Kelowna  TAX SALE  Notice is hereby given to taxpayers that  by paying their delinquent taxes on or before the 8th September proximo they will  avoid tho heavy costs and expenses in  connection with a tax sale.  G. Hi DUNN,  Kelowna, B.C., Cily Clerk.  August 21st, 1916.  SYNOPSIS OF COAL MINING  REGULATIONS  Coal miniag rights ot the Dominion  in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, the Yukon Territory, tke Northwest Territories, and in a portion ol  the Province of British Columbia, may  be leased for a term of twenty-one  years at an annual rental of SI an  acre. Not moru than 2,500 acres  will be leased to one applioant.  Applications for the lease must be  made by the applicant in person to  the Agent or .Sub-Agent of the distriot  in which the rights applied for are  situated.  In surveyed territory, the land must  be described by sections; or legal sub-  divisions of scotionB, and in unsurvsy-  ed territory the tract applied for  shall be' st_ked out by the applicant  himself.  Each application must be accompanied by a fee of $5 which will bu  refunded if the right applied for are  not available, but not otherwise, A  royalty shall be paid on the merchantable output of the mine at the rate of  five oents per ton.  The person operating the mine shall  furnish the agent with sworn returns  accounting for the full quantity of  merchantable coal mined and pay the  royalty thereon. If the coal mining  rights are not being operated, suoh  returns shall be furnished at least onoe  a year.  The lease will inolude the coal mining rights only, but the lessee may  be permitted to purohase whatever  available surface rights may be considered necessary for. tho working of  the mine at the rate of $1^0 an acre.  For full information application  should be made to the secretary of  the Department of the Interior, Ottawa, or to tho Agent or Sub-Agent  of Dominion lands.  W. W. CORY.  'Deputy Minister of the Interior.  N. B. ���Unauthorized publication ol  this advertisement will not bo paid for.  MUNICIPAL ACCOUNTS  R. W. Thomas, taking prisoner  lo Kamloops ........     .   t 27.05  C. H. Dunbar, fees for registering tax redemption No. 38. .       1.15  0, Arttbrogio, payment on wood  contrnot     405.08  C. Ambrogio, do. 306.00  Max Jenkins, Co., do. 750.00  Max    Jenkins Co., wood   ami  teaming 331.00  Max Jenkins Co., teaming . . . 2.00  C. H. Dunbar, registration fee .. 1.15  J. Curouznra, work on sewerage  system      3.25  Mantle & Wilson, procuration  fee, 52,500 terrrporary loans ... 25.00  1). [Iiinkhum, work at power h. 38.70  G, Murrell do. "    19.15  G. Murrell, do. 33.30  J. 11. Tronwith, supplies      25.70  Crehan, Martin & Co., payment  on auditing account  ...   125.00  W. McCubbin, Fire Hall laundry 8.00  H. H. IVilmot, provincial taxes  on sewerage property      79.28  Kelowna  Sawmill Co., sawdust  for Power House     490.00  Kolowna Sawmill Co.,       go.     112.00  Petty cash for July      13.25  Mrs.    E.    Saucier, care of two  children for July and August 30.00  Mrs. M. ltenshaw, do. .30.00  C. P. R., freight,     0-5'r  Ok. Telephone Co., August rent  and tools     21.05  C. U. Kobson, teaming,      3.00  H. B. Burtch, work on strejts.. 81.00  Kelowna    Garage    &    Machine  Works, Co., Kiro Hall supplies    2.50  Work    on sewer pump ......    1.60  Fire    Hull  supplies 75  Canadian Fairbanks Morse Co.,  power house supplies      9.00  J.  11. Tronwith, supplies      1.50  W. K. Trench, stationery, ....     3:05  D. Leckie, supplies, 116.35  I.  S.  lhauiborlin, hose wrenches    0.00  0. K. Lumber Co., lumber    for  sidewalk repairs    47.9.)  Imperial Oil Co., oil for power  House    60.17  Oil for sewer plant       3.75  Willits k Co., stationery     1.25  U. <i. Blair, repairs to tools . ��� ��� 2.50  1. Luwson, Ltd., supplies ....        05  D. D.   Campbell,   power house  supplies           1.40  C. C. Snowdon, scale powder 101.55  Kelowna    Sawmill Co., hauling  fuel for July    39.00  G. Dillon, wutoring streets . . . 93.00  Morrison's Hdwe., supplies] .... 8.J ���  Kelowna Carriage Works, repairs  to water cart      8.00  W. R. Trenoh, stationery ..'... ,2.35  0. K. Lumber Co., sawdust und  shavings - -. 144.U0  W. R. Glenn & Son, supplies . . 6.50  Government    Agent, Kamloops,  prisoner's maintenance     9.00  While <V  Bindon, stationery.. .    53.50  C. Ambrogio, work at power h. . 1.20  W. Small, do. 20.80  J. Evans, work on streets .... 21.95  H. Maidment do. 7,50  J. Siloook,              do.                   7.50  S. D. Colquette, salary     135.00  J. L. Wilson, salary     95.00  E. Fowler, salary 100.00  F. Varney, salary     80.00  F. Freeman, salary -..   80.00  D. Hookham, work at power hse.  from July 16 to 31st 41.30  G. H. Dunn, salary 150.00  F. V. Royle, Balary 100.00  P. T. Dunn, salary    90.00  R. W. Thomas, aalary   105.00  A. E. Nash, salary 60.00  F. Swainson, salary  80.00  G. Balsille, salary  70.00  W. Sabine, salary  90.00  E. Weddell, salary  57.50  A. R. Davy, salary  150.00  Dr. Keller, ollice rent  15.00  F. M. Buckland, rent  25.00  : We Buy Chickens  and Ducks  BEST PRICES PAID  ; The City  Park  Restaurant  Abbott Street     .    Kelowna  Ladies   Wishing   to   Order  SP1RELLA    CORSETS  oan meet  MRS. J. H. DAVIES  in Room No. 1. Oak Hall Block, between the hours of 2:30 and 5:30 p.m.  on Saturday    of each week, or    a��y  Peelers  Wanted  B.C. Evaporators, Ld.  The Sale is Growing in    ::  Peanut Butter  f| The public is realizing its value as a food. Certainly so much nut oil makes PEANUT BUTTER  both fattening and streng:hening.  q PEANUT BUTTER is good for children as  well as for adults, and the children like it, too.  " They just love it."  q PEANUT BUTTER makes wonderfuly nice  sandwiches, and for hot weather is a most convenient form of food.  ^ We sell Peanut Butter in bulk  at 25c per pound.  The McKenzie Co., Ld.  Phone 214  Our motlo: " Quality and Service '  tion!  Tlie manager of lhe Apple Evaporator is now ready to  buy all good culled apples, fallen, bruised, scabby or  otherwise.  This is an industry which means money found for the  rancher, aud as every industry is an asset to the city, it  is up to you Mr. Rancher to say whether these home  industries shall thrive or have to close up for lack of  material.    Rush in your culls���any quantity.  The Orchard City Evaporating Co.  Corner Ellis Street and Cawston Avenue.  We have what you want in both Common and Finished  LUMBER  Doors Windows Shingles  Prices right.       Delivery prompt.       Satisfaction guaranteed.  Kelowna Saw-Mill Company, Limited  D. LLOYD-JONES . . . Mansging-Director  Kelowna Opera House  ONE NIGHT ONLY  Tuesday, Sept. 5  ij   W. B. Sherman presents  James Guy Usher & Compy.  IN-  'Officer 666'  A Melodramatic Comedy by  Augustin McHugh  Prices $1,75c & 50c. Children 25c  Seats on sale at Crawford's Book Store  This is not a Picture Show  Under the same management as "The White Feather"  shushk

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