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 VOL. IX.   NO. 1,3.  Kelowna British Columbia, Thursday, February is, 1917.-4 pages  $1.50 Per Annum  Suggested Legislation  of Interest to Farmers  Advisory  Board of  Farmers'  Institutes Submit Many Proposals to Government  A new and important policy oi land  settlement will ba laid before, tha gov-  esnment, fathered by tba Advisory  Board oi Farmers' Institutes, wbioh  haa just oompletad a session in Victoria, urging that tha government  saleot areaa oi good lands in various  portions of tha province lor homesteads, leaving the balance ol unalienated lands closed until suoh time as  the selections made shall nave beau col  onized. In other words, the plan  meana tlie, settlement ol areaa by concentration, voiding .ne necessity ol  new roads to out-ol-the wuy places,  and systematizing the transportation  problem without interfering with general settlement of British Columbia, and  by co-operation, increasing development. * Under tho plan advanced no  other lands would be pij-mitta-j to bo  taken up until the colonization ol tie  selexoted .ands had been oompi.y.j 1,  and the areas exhausted ior but pur  pose. The board also endorsed ihe  idea of co-operative land settluniont,  us it applies to returned soldiers  Another recommendation mads by  the Advisory Board oi Fatmer's IubU-  tates whioh recalls ths days when ,\a  tal aot was a bone oi contention ii  British Columbia political circles ii  that laid before the minister of agriculture by John It. Brown, oi Vernon  and seconded by Hubert MoBride, oi  ���South Vancouver, to the effeot that  the provincial government enact such  legislation as will debar Orientals irom  acquiring titles to agricultural lands  in the province.  The danger to the live-stook indus-  ' try through tha unrestricted export oi  female breeding cattle pother than pure  brad stock) iroitn ths Dominion, has led  the Advisory Board also to urge that  for the period oi the war tho export of  such breading aattls be prohibited, und  that tha provincial department of agriculture maloe representation to the  Dominion government to that and  Within 'the past two years American  buyers have, roduoed the stock until iv  achas become a serious matter to the  future oi the industry.  At present the Advisory Board  deems it inadvisable to take ,any  action in tha matter of establishing provincial experimental {arms. The  board approves oi schools and demonstration works on lines similar to  those in vogue in Alberta, but in view,  oi present financial conditional does  not deem il wine to undertake any  new scheme involving large outliy.<.  In fact ths board bad before it man)  important recomn lend itions approved  by various Farmers' lnsti-utas in nil  parts of the provinoe, but as these  called for outlays t .hey'were not passed  on to the government.  With this' idea oil economy in view,  the board will reoo.mmend to the gov  ernment that the oi aforcomont ol tho  provisions of the No��ons Weeds Act  in unorganized port! ions of the province be placed in the hands of the  provincial polios a) ad fire wardens,  and that the present system of inspectors to perform this   work be abolish  Passes Away After a  Long Illness     '  The death took place on Saturday last of Mabel Annie Duggan,  the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. T.  Duggan, Pendozi Street. The deceased girl, who was a little over  seventeen years of age, had been  a sufferer from heart trouble most  or her short life. About 9 months  ago she developed more acute  symptoms and though every effort  as made that medical skill could  devise, it seemed impossible to do  more than afford temporary relief.  The funeral took place Sunday  afternoon, service being held at  the house at 2 o'clock. A large  number of friends and sympathisers were present and many floral  tributes were dent. General sympathy is expressed for Mr. und  Mrs. Duggan in their loss.  by the government (or the benefit of  the whole people; the limitation of  assessments on farm lands, while cultivated by bona-fide settlers, to what  tho said lands are worth for farm  purposes; that the department oi agri-  branch of the lands department supply  to the farmers well-boring outfits, the  work to be done by the, ,;jM."nnie. t,  and the cost of operation to be borne  by the farmers .benefitted; ran extension  of school holidays to permit employment in fruit picking; the umalgntn,.-  tion of farmers' institutes in any one  district with a view to eliminating unnecessary expenditures; the limitation  of indemnities of reeves to 15)0 an J  of councillors to 8100 per you,'; legislation whereby fees charge! by* loan  companies to borr.wcrs !.�� lignl expenses, searches of title, etc, will be  limited to the amount of fees now  charged to borrowers by the Agricultural Credits Commission; the appointment of a looal government board to  have control of municipal borrowing  and expenditure; the supplying ol  hand stump-pulling machinery to '  mere' institutes on tho instalment plno  of repayment; the granting io women s  Institutes of the annual government  grant now being paid to farm-'.M' in-  stitut*S4  It was proposed to ask the govsru-  mont to amend the piesect .Vgri'iul  tural Aot so, that the provinoe will be  divided into six farmers' institute dis  tricts, each distriot to name a member  of the advisory board, subjeot to confirmation by the minister of agriculture, the district to bs fixed by. tho  government.   ���  The Advisory Board passed resolutions of appreciation to Premier brew-  ster for his notion in naming 'a practical farmer as minister oi agriculture,  and also thanked the department ol  agriculture for the appointment of Mr.  It. C. Abbott as inspector of potatoes  and general farm produce, wh\h head  quarters at Vanoouver, whose excellent  work had resulted in large exports of  British Columbia produots, notably  potatoes, to the States. The meetings  o( the Advisory Board wero netd n the  oflioe of the live-stook oommi winner,  under the chairmanship of Mr. W. li.  Scott, deputy minister of agriouUiro  and superintendent of fiu-mn.s' institutes. The board was composed of  James Bailey, Sardia; Alex. Ilamilton,  Musi Gel Passports to  Visit Old Wry  Measures designed by tbs government.  to restrict ths movement if civilian  Canadians to the mother country to a  minimum have been taken at Ottawa.  An order-in-council haa been passed  stating that passports enabling civilians to leave Canada tor ths United  Kingdom shall not hereafter/ be issued  until the department of external affairs  is satisfied that the reasons in favor  of ths issue of passports are weighty  Summerland Takes Up Question of Kelowoa-Westbaok  free ferry  "spring is hare," says tha luaimer-  land .Review, a little prem:itui,ilv per  haps. "Motorists, and they are becoming numerous hereabouts, are looking iforward to dry roads and pleasant  trips. And with these thoughts conic  memories of ths barrisr to travel between here and kelowna, now tne  principal city in our county,   Ws   le  and urgent, and until the applicant for to ths ferry toll between Westbank  satisfies the department of his financial and Kelowna, With the formation of  ability to maintain   himself   in     the the   new district of South i kunngnn,  Uuitod    Kingdom, and to return  Canada.  I  to and ths appointment of a road superintendent ior ihe smaller territory, it  is but reasonable to nope that r r.r  roads shall bs made more fit lo iruytl  on.     Up    to    ths   present a journey  Kelowna turned  out  en  masse northwards has only been undertaken  yeslerday   afternoon   to   welcome when neoessary.    With the better road  back lhe first French soldier to re- there is still the ferry charge   oi   the  front,    L'eut.   O. very oomriderable sum of lour dollars  It for France early i0 bo considered every time one would  turn   from   th  Faciaux, who I  in ihe war as a reservist.     He has wi8h to visit Kelowna or beyond.  been attached   to   the anti-aircraft|    "Kealizing what a hindrance to bus-  arl.llr rv, and   is   now homo   fur a , meal> ttnd pWure tt<we, m gb        ���  month ., well-earned rest.    He was ^ p^ 0, Kolowna haye for aeveral  received   enthusiast cally   on   the  ,     , , . -     .. , years    been    advooating a [iee finy,  ill ' .�� l ��     "T,     * Ti and>now ��� h���� th. .am. .Uftcstloa  II the steam whistles which ..ould made    heM>   To ^ ^ k ���0V6m.  be  pressed   into   service   had  traded a crowd of people.  at-  Mr. J. F. Fumerton and li  returned ihis w-ek -titer u v  several wei ks duiaijon easl.  Those   who  Ruiland to-mor  are promlsrd a good time at the  A. & L Association concert and  dame. A fine" prtigianime has  been arr.nged..  ment   never    consented, and the new  government is not likely to give hoed  even ii the demand is made more   Insistent    and general.    Granting    that  i    the, ferry is .a link in a main highway  of and should be as free as the road, the  expense    of    the precedent whioh the  ake   the   trip   lo 'ree serWce would  mean would surely  w (Friday) nig I t r,-"l,lt in a polite refusal from Viotoria  "Why not demand a readjustment of  I ih'in  waa  that "t/he  e  gratidjn   of  A* the annual   gathering   of the  Brilis'r   C luinbia   Fr it  Growers'  Association, at Victnriri, keen   clis-  ��� u��si n arose over>the question i>K  h   .-.h rtage of   labor, and  I rrioi'i waa   pass-d  embargo on the itiiru-  foreign white labor h.-  removed during the war and that  hinese be allowrd lo enter th-  province free of head tax for agri-  cul'ural labor,.with permit to remain for a limited period only  In the casualty lists of the paal  week the name of Frank Mage "  Kelowna, appears among the killed.    Frank   enlisted   early in th.  Pender Island; Bobl. MoBriJr, SoutV  ed. Other important t eooramendations J Vanoouver; J. R. Brown, Vernon- .1  were as follows:. That the natural rs- E. Viok, Cape Scott; and D. D. Mun  Bourses    oi the  province   bs conserved roe, oi Terrno.  war in the 11 th QM.R.'s,  fami'y are well known in tht  trict, having moved here from Sum.  merbery some years ago. A sister  is at present a teacher in the Rutland school, while Mr. Magee, snr.,  is away on home defence service.  Passengers to the coast this morning to attend a convention of united farmers, were Messrs. L. E. Taylor, R. A. Copeland, L. Dilworth,  C. Casorso, H. Burtch, J. Bowes,  T Morrison and W- C. Spencer.  Mrs-. I aj lor and Mrs. Spencer also  accompanied the parlv.  Mr. P. DuMoulin, manager of  the Bank of Montreal, is taking a  few weeks holiday at Vancouver  and Victoria. His place at the  bank is being temporarily filled by  Mr. E. J. Cochrane.  Mr. T. E. Crowell, of Vernon,  contractor for the school at Ok.  Mission, waa a visitor in town this  week.  conditions that aould make a material  reduction possible'/ It is not likely  that the two dollars eaoh way is  making the contractor rich. Why not  press ior an increased subsidy tha!  would make a cut irom two dollars to  a dollar or to fifty cents pcuible  The Review is oi the opinion that inly  a reso, fa portion of {ne out ,vouu nuVC j0 be  re_C"T.e"! ".? ����vered by 8uoh *�� InsMtttsJ s.hsidv.  Assuming that there are five hundred  fees of two dollars collected during  year, a further subsidy of 1800 would  make a dollar fee possible. On this  same basis an addition to the subsidy  of Z750 would make a toll of fifty  cents possible. Or perhaps the government might be willing to fix a maximum ferriage per oar, and offer  bonus on a graded soale according to  e. volume   for every vehicle carried,    to  Hon. Ralph Smith Dies  Suddenly at Victoria  The sudden death of the Hon.  Ralph Smith, the new minister of  finance, has caused a postponement  of the opening of the provincial  legislature to March I st. The news  ot his illness was only made known  a few days ngo, and his depth has  caused a widespread feeling of regret at the loss of a man who*e  sterling character made him one  of the moat interesting figures in  the new cabinet.  Tells Story of Hardships of  THE    MINISTER    OF    FINANCE  REQUESTS     -  THE  PEOPLE   OF   CANADA   TO  BEGIN NOW  TO  SAVE   MONEY   FOR   THE  NEXT WAR LOAN           ,  SMS, Mr  MMftTMSMT OT riMAWCE  OTTAWA  His the    contractor who would guurnnt".  dis- eflioient servioe.   Here is a question on  whioh our Boards of Trade should oo-  openate."  O  The National Servioe directors are  still in session at Ottawa considering  what action is to be taken following  the tabulation of the replies to the  questions sent to all Canadians between the ages oi 16 and 65. It is  generally anticipated that provision  will be made ior ths taking of an industrial census. Steps also will be  taken to ascertain how 'many soldiers  will be willing to aettls on tbe land  after the war.   ��   In Mesopotamia ths British have  gained another looal success. Soj'h  of Kut-el-Amara thev drove the Irrks  800 to 12,000 yards on a wiJe fr.nl,  snd held the captured trench��� successfully.   The Turks suffered '..�����.-vily.  Great Britain levies a sixty per cent.  tax on all war profits.I By the end of  the; fiscal year this tax will have produced $500,000,000 in revenue to the  treasury.  1 cubio foot'of ioe weighs 57* lbs.  One ton oi solid ioe measures approximately 36 cubio feet.  Ths   War   is now  ��5,790,000 a day.  costing England  A representative of the Hospitals Commission for the care of returned invalid soldiers was in town  this week, looking into prospects  for accomodating a number of  wounded and convalasent men in  Kelowna. The matter is being  taken up by the Board of Trade.  Mr. and Mrs. T. Duggan desirel  to thank their many friends for  their kind sympathy and assistance  duiing the long illness and death  of their daughter, for the many  letters'and personal expressions of  condolence, and for the floral tributes sent. \  The following letter from I'rivate J.  Symonds, of the 4th Battalion, lately  in France, but now lying wounded in  hospital at Forth, Scotland, has been  received by his parents, Mr. and Mrs.  J. Symonds, of Kelowna. I'rivate  Symonds was wounded in a tight for  the German trenches during November,  and his description of that memorable  event gives a vivid glimpse of what is  being endured by the boys in the Ur-  ing line.  We had to cross over a horn.aid  yards of "No man's land," he says,  before we could get at the Germans.  Well, ws left our trench at six o'clock  in tbe morning. You seo, I naa in  the machine gun section, and 1 had to  cross the first line of German trenches  and take up a position between tneir  first and second trench. I got there  all right enough, but I lost the rest of  my gun crew getting over. Three of  them were killed as my side, so 1 �� as  left alone with nothing but i machine  gun and ajbout 400 rounds of lead, nnd  I sure turned that gun like mad into  the Germans' front. Ths liuns t,oun  got wise to where my machine gun  was, and then they started to sheil us,  and sent over all kinds of shells, big  and little. I oould not see anything  for smoke anal gas from their sLvils,  so I thought it was time tor me io  move, and you bet I did. I picked up  my gun and struggled through the  mud. It was up to my knees, but 1  managed to travel about fifty ymds  to the right. By this time I was  nearly out of my head, but every time  I would get sight of a Hun's helmet  I would turnHhat wicked machine gun  onsit. Itwas a terrible bell for hours  that day, and the Huns fell before our  guns like wheat before a binder. But  we lost very heavily too.  "Well, Iworked my gun all alone until I had no more lead lott. 'i'hen 1  tried to get back to our Uenoh with  the gun, but soma Hun caught .ne  and sent a bullet through the left side  of my neck and out the back of the  right shoulder. It sure knocked me  over, but I did not loss my head. I  just laid down in a shell-hole, and  hung on to what life was left in mo.  I Was bleeding at the left side of my  nock, and tbe blood was coming out  ofmy mouth. My right arm was dead  from the bullet hitting my shoulder  (it was fifteen days before I could  move a finger). I took my revolver in  my left hand, and waited for the Hun  who had shot me. I had a nuudred  yards to get back to our boys, but I  knew I dure not try it while it was  daylight, ior every time our wounded  moved ths Huns would firs nt) th-in.  I knew they thought I was dead, for  I showed no sign of life, and I was so  close to their line I oould see what  was going on. 1 knew as soon aa it  waB dark they wouM come ou< looking for their their wounded, and as I  waa lying with their wounded I knew  I would be taken prisoner and sent to  a prison camp in Germany. I was getting very week irom bleeding, and I  made up my mind to get bank to oua  boys. It was not yet dark, hut I  started to moke that, hundred yards  on my hands and knees, but you can  bet your life I hung on to that revolver, ior I knew that the Huns were  watohing me. I had not prone five  yards before they tried to get me, but  they missed by a few inches. I got  into another shell hole, and they  could not get me with rifle fire so long  aa I stayed there. Well, some oi our  boys found rae 5n that shell hole forty  hours later. I had been lying in the  mud and water all that time, nnd of  course during that time I had kaown  nothing. When I oame too and found  f - was with our boys instead oi the  Huns I just thought I was in heaven.  I was the only one left out ot tbr.t  gun team.*'  PaiiesVa Symcans It Mrs> happlV re*  /.  Conditions Atfaciied..  to Granting of ttie  Temporary Loan  Council Object to Being Forced  In Matter of Indemnity��� Testa  Show Coal No Cheaper  Than Wood Fuel  The application of the oity ior a  loan irom the Bank oi Montreal a-  gainst .this year's taxes fur current  expenses has been granted only upon  condition that a tax sale be held during the present year, that evsrv possibly economy be exercised, and that  the mayor and aldermen lorego theii  indemnities, 'and servo grat'i 'I'his  was contained in a letter from ihe  Bank considered at a special meetir.g  of tbe council Wednesday inorr.ing.  Tho decision to hoic? a tax sale tdt  already been made, and economy in tlie  council's middle name; but .tttei-o is a *  strong diversity of ���prnijn in tho  council reg'arding tho question of indemnity. One or two of li.e members  are disposed to favor foregoing any  remuneration') while others are strong  in their contention that '.lu nUlcrmen  should be paid soinciTn; lor iho lime  sacrificed in looking after pubtio bust- -  more especially, they say, as a  largo proportion of the taxpayer's aVe  not residents of the city, and it is noe  right that such owners should have  their interests looked after tor nothing  Thero was, however, a dispndition all  round to resent the dictatorial t >no of  the letter, and the implied interitre'Ke  with tho work of the ooiacil. L'rin  alderman indignantly claimed thai it  oast a reflection upon the utKrUrgODce  of the council, and endeavored to  force their hands ia a mutter uLiclr if  done at all should be done voluntarily.    ���   .  There was much discussion on the  matter, and a deputation was sent out  to interview the Bank, but no real  conclusion was arrived at. It was  hinted, however, that the question of  payment of aldermen would come tp  again ��� later. ���        7  In the meantime a by-law win,, put  through authorizing the borrowing of  810,000, which is a quarter of what  will probably be requlrij,  Aid. Duggan reported that ths ttn.s  mode at the power houso to dotcrrain��  the relative economy of wood and coal  as fuel had resulted in demonstrating  that the cost was practically the  same. Two different 1-mds of coil! find  been tried: PrinJeton nt tVt.50 per ton  required seven tons oor day, and Can-  more at $6-30 required five tons. This  waB equivalent to seven cords of wood  at SI.50 per cord. Thus the figures of  831.50 per day were precisely the.sime  Further tests were being made by use  of a meter to measure the water evaporated, but it seemed as though there  was very little difference. It had been  necessary to purchase 200 cords of  slabs from Messra. Max Jenkins & Co.  as the cordwood was running low, and  there would be no sawdust for, some  time. He stated however, t.liat there  would probably be a considerable supply of sawdust and slabs later on.  Aid. Hattenbury said mat if ooal  was no choaper than wood they might  as well buy wood and keep the money  in the district.  Aid. Buck announced that there wns  to be no more testing of the fire siren  on Mondays. This was partly in deference to the mony complaints whioh  had been made, and also because tho  testing did not seem to achieve tho  desired results.  Aid. Harvey mentioned that some  further work had been necessary on Ihe  Pendozi street bridge. On Saturday  last a horse had broken through tbe  planking, wbioh ,was accordingly teing  renewed in plaoes. It was !i-ini done  in suoh a way that it oould form part  of any permanent work whijn udtjht  be done later. He had also made  enquiries ' respecting permin-mt work,  and had rerniested two contractors to  investigate as to the best ^vay to b>-vo  this done.  The matter ol a oity auditor wt,s  again taken up, and a resolution was  passed appointing Messrs. Crchan,  Martin, & Co. at a Balary of $200.  A resolution was also nuascd n<;  pointing Messrs. Burne <fc WeddrU as  oity solicitors.  covering from the effete of his wound  and exposure, and hopes soon io be  abb to bs about tgain- P.AOBTWO  KELOWNA   RECORD  THUBSDAY, FEB. 1Mb; MM.  KELOMNK RECORD  IWisM iwy Thunfey at Kifeinn,  MtW. Cafcunfcfe  JOHN LEAT1LEY  E<titor and Proprietor  SDBSCRtPTlON RATES  11.60   par    voar:    76c.    iix   months.   Unitad  States 10 otnta addition*!.  AU ���rjbier.Dtiorii un.vi.blo lo advanoa  Subicrlbera    at    tbe   rwolar   ra'��    r*D   have  ���lira  pawrn  nailed  to friend*  %\ a dUUnc*  at  HALF BATE. !.��.. 76 centa p��r year.  Thia aowial prlvlloir*   ta   granted   lor   tha  DUfDOM ol  Bflvertliinif thi ritv  ��wd district,  ADTERTISINQ RATES  LODGE NOTICES. PROFESSIONAL CARDS  ETC.. 1-5  cents Mr column toch ner ���'wilt.  LAND AND TIMBER NOTICES-30 dava. 16  60 dava  $7.  WATER NOTICES-SU lor liva iDsurtlona.  LEOAL   ADVERTISING-KIWI    Intortioo.    12  cents ner liu; each subsequent insertion  ccntB per line.  CLASSIFIED ADVERTISEMENTS -2 <*��t.  ner word first Inaertion, 1 c��nt per word  eai*h aubrjeaunnt Insertion.  DISPLAY ADVERTISEMENTS - Two inches  and under. So cents per loch firat inaertion  ovar two inchea 40 cents per inch drat in  sertion: 20 centa per inch each subsequent  insertion.  All changes in contract advertisstnents must  bs in the handa o( tbe printer bv Tueadav  evening to ensure publication �����, tha next  tssus.  Westbank News  (tram ear a*ra Corr.sr>OD,l.Dt,l  Miss Hewlett was a passenger  to Kelowna and back Friday.  Mr. J. H. Campbell was a visitor  to Kelowna Saturday.  Miss Weeks ha? been paying a  visit to her parents at Penticton  this week, leaving here Fiiday  night, returning Monday.  Miss Whiteworth the teacher  from the Peachland Townsite  school was a visiter to .Westbank  this weekend, being agueatof Mrs.  Washington Brown,  Mr. J. W. Jones, M.P.P., was a  guest at the Lakeview this week  during his visit to address the  ranchers of Westbank on the advisability of increased production.  Pte. J. Tolhurst left Tuesday  morning for Victoria, where he  will undergo further medical treatment. The best wishes of the people of Westbank go with him.  A collection was taken at the  social Monday night to purchase a  clock for the schoolhouse. This  augmented by later contributions,  amounted to the sum of $10.  The news of the death of Mrs,  Thomas Sharpe came as a surprise  to many who knew of her illness  and operation and were not expecting her to pass. She leaves  her husband and five small children to mourn their loss.  The directors of the Westbank  Irrigation Co., are asking for quotations for flume lumber. It is their  intention to put in quite a length  of new flame this spring as many  of the ranchers are growing alfalfa  which requires more water than  fruit trees.  It .has been suggested that we  have a gathering similar to Monday night's once a month. It would  do ua good to get together more  often and, remember, we shall not  want a clock every time, only your  song or recitation���and basket.  Mr. Estabrook, of Summerland  collector for overseas Y.M.C.A.,  came up on Sunday with Pastor  Rowland to give hia congregation  the latest items of news from the  front in connection with the work  among the boys. He had some  very interesting, some amusing,  and some very pathetic stories,  also a few collecting envelopes for  those who wish to become regular  contributors to that most deserving  fund.  In response to the suggestion to  hold a aocial at the schoolhouse a  good number of ladies came laden  with baskets well filled with the  necessities of life. At six o'clock  the company sat down to supper  which was enjoyed by all present.  After supper a free and easy conversation was carried on for an  hour when a programme which  hnd been arranged waa produced  and an opening song " The Best  Old Flag on Earth." was sung by  the audience, after which snugs  and recitations followed in quick  succession, Pte. J. Tolhurst rendering three songs, Mr. James Duncan  two splendid recitations, and Miss  Lily Davidson sang " A Laddie in  Khaki." A hearty vote of thanks  to lhe ladies for their generosity  and to the chairman brought a  very enjoyable meeting to a close.  The regular monthly meeting of  the Farmers' institute was held in  lhe schoolhouse on Tuesday night  when after the usual buainess had  been settled a resolution which  had been passed on from the directors' meeting for the consideration of the members, viz., "Shall  the Japanese who live among us  De allowed to become members of  .Ire Institute," was submitted.  A very heated discussion followed after which it was decided  to write deputy minister W. E.  icon to see, il possible, what was  the opinion of the Institutes of the  piovince upon the matter. It was  n.-i.i decided that the membership  ne be one dollar for the present  year.  Tie chairman then called upon  Mr. Jjnes, M.L.A., who had been  wa .ing patiently through the de-  oate, to address the meeting. After  the applause had died away Mr.  J'.i.ies said it was true we were  never too old to learn. He had  listened with pleasure to the discussion and thought the Farmers'  Institute was certainly the clearing  house of ideas of its members���it  was their forum���and he hoped  the advisory board would present  the resolutions in a businesslike  manner. He was in favor of the  usual convention and thought it  much better than the advisory  board. He expected to be going  to Victoria soon and was taking  this opportunity of visiting his riding to see what special use he  could be to his constituency. He  exhorted them to do their best in  the way of production, for to produce all they could meant being  patriotic themselves.  Canada had enlisted 434,000  men in all units, of which 280,000  had gone overseas, and Canada  had to feed these men, so that they  must keep up production. There  was plenty of scope for the farmers in B.C., as the demand had outstripped the production. As an  example, we only produced one-  ninth of the butter we consumed,  and had to import livestock and  meats, eggs, honey, hogs, lard, &c.  { f Kelowna hadjmade a good start  with their creamery, last year making 75,000 lbs. of butter, realizing  for the patrons $25,000 or an  average of 23c per lb. of butterfat.  Regarding the Westbank locality,  he had no doubt we should get a  share of the model farm here. He  would take up the question of the  Indian reserve at Victoria and he  thought the best way to settle how  it should be disposed'of, would be  NO ALUM  Nash Interests May Filter  the Okanagan  That the Nash interests, probably  operating through the subsidiary  Mutual Brokers, are endeavoring to  get into the Okanagan (oi the purpose of buying fruit direct from  the fruit ranchers, is a claim which  is being made says a despatch to  the coast papers from Penticton,  by those usually well informed on  fruit questions.  During the past two years lollow-  riit; a policy of refusing to sell on  consignment, the Okanagan United Fruit Growers has in a measure  brought the Mutal Brokers to terms,  wilh the result that Union members  have been getting somthing like a  fair piipe lor their fruit The story  now is that failing in their endeavor to buy from the shipping concerns on consignment the Nash  people will get into to the orchard  districts themselves and endeavor  thereby to strike a blow at the cooperative shipping and selling concerns.  How much of this is well founded cannot be ascertained at the  present time, but the statement  that the Nash houses intend to buy  direct (rom the orchardists of the  Okanagan in 1917 has been given  general credence.  to put if up by auction. He had  been in communication with Mr.  Brewster on the irrigation problem,  and hoped this grave question  would be settled in the near future.  The estimates for roads had  gone in early, although he had  been asked to be moderate in his  requests. He had included estimates (or the wharfs, &c. Mr. Mc-  Alpine, the new rond superintendent, had been making the round,  and he had no doubt they would  find things verv favorp'ole considering the times. ����.';:,  A hearty vote of thanks to Mr.  Jones for his instructive and interesting address brought the meeting  to a close.  Mrs Clarke is spending a few  days with her daughter Mrs.  Drought, it will be a pleasant  change for her if by being too  near the lake is not too much for  her.  Furniture, Doors  and Sash  hEPAIR   WORK AND JOBBING  Sawa Filed and Set. Skates  Hollow Ground   /  S. M. SIMPSON  One door south Firehall. Phone 312  TO INVESTORS  |HOSE WHO, FROM TIME TO TIME, HAVE FUNDS REQUIRING  INVESTMENT MAY PURCHASE  AT PAR  DOMINION OF CANADA DEDENTDRE STOCK  IN SUMS OF $800 OR ANY MULTIPLE THEREOF.  Principal repayable Ut October, 1919.  Interest payable half-yearly, 1st April and 1st October by cheque (free of exchange st  any chartered Bank in Canada) at the rate of five per cent per annum from the date of  purchase. ,  Holders of this stock will have the privilege of surrendering at par and accrued Interest,  as ths equivalent of cash, in payment of any allotment made under any future war loan Issue  In Canada other than an Issue of Treasury Bills or other like short dats security.  Proceeds of this stock are for war purposss only.  A commission of one-quarter of one per cent will be allowed to recognized bond and  stock brokers on allotments made In respect of applications for this stock whioh bear their  stamp/   r  For application forms apply to the Deputy Minister of Finance, Ottawa.  DEPAHTrVifelir Of FINANCE, OTTAWA,  OCTOBER 7th, 1916.  Orders for  Local  Scouts  tie prepared-     Kelowna Troop  Troop Firat;  Self Last  Edited by Pioneer.    Feb. 24, 1917  a  Orders by Command for week  ending 24th February,   1^17.  DUTIES: Orderly patrol for  week, Otters; next for duty, Beavers.  PARADES: There will be the  usual Patrol meetings during the  week at the call of the different  leaders. Saturday the 24th is last  day for those to pass their tests  who tried but did not pass before  the end of January. None of the  scouts who wish to go to camp this  yeai can go unless they are retaken on the strength before the end  of February, and they have only  six months altogether if they ever  wish to rejoin.  Ihis week we are attending the  per Iniiiiances at the Kelowna Public School in aid of the most worthy  object, the Canadian Patriotic  Fund, on Thursday and Friday  evening. On Thursday evening,  the performance, which opens at  7 o'clock, is for children only and  an admission of 10 cents will be  charged.   On Friday it   opens   at  8 o'clock and the admission for  everyone will be 50 cents. We  trust vou will all do your best to  advertise the concert.  We shall soon have to be getting  ready for our own concert, which  we shall hold somtime between  the first and middle of May. We  shall have the assistance this year  of our pack of Wolf Cubs, who are  coming along famously with their  wmk under Cub  Master Gordon.  We inspected the exhibition  building on Saturday last, where it  is proposed to play basket-ball,  and when we get the place cleaned out, and the approaches a little  less muddy, we should be able to  have some good energetic physical  exercise and fun there. We hope  to have our first practice some time  before the end of the month. If a  league can be organized in the city,  we should be able to field at least  one team. There are only five  players in a team, two forwards,  a centre and two guards. You cannot run with the ball, but can take  one step with it. You can only  check with one arm at a time and  must not slap, hack, punch, trip, or  body check your opponent. If you  think that it ia a lady's game, you  .will change your opinion if, you  ever get into a streuous game.  A goal from the field counts two  points, and from a free shot, one.  Your opponents are awarded a free  shot every time you make  a foul.  It seems a small little world.  S. M. Weddell has just had a letter  from a friend of his whom he knew  in Vancouver, and who is now  with the 4th Canadian Division  Signal Company, B. E. F. in France,  In his letter he says:���  "Jepson and I are billeted in the  same house. He tells me that he  is an old friend of yours and seems  to know everyone in Kelowna. He  is, by the way one of our esteemed  linesmen and haa done some good  work out here. May be able to  tell you about it some some day."  This can be none other than our  late Assistant Scout Master Ken  Jepson and we are very glad indeed to have our troop so well  represented there, and to know he  is doing such good work. We  shall certainly be glad to hear more  of it. We hope that several of you  now you know his address, will  write to him.  Veterinary  Necessities  NOW is the time for you to get your  Morses in condition for the aprinS  work.    Alto  get  your Cows in shape  to derive the full benefit  of  the grass  when you turn them out,  We hove everything needed, ouch as :  Condition Powders, Worm  Powders, Turpentine, Raw  Oil, Sulphur, Saltpetre,  Disinfectants, Oil of  Tar, Vaseline, &c.  P. B. Willits & Co.  REXALL DRUGGISTS  Phone 19  .       Kelowna. B.C.  'THE RECORD Office is  well equipped for the  production of every kind  of Job Printing from the  smallest handbill to large  posters or illustrated booklets, &c.  Commercial Stationery  produced in a neat, clean  and up-to-date style.  Let us help you at any  time in the production of  " copy " or in the development of your own ideas.  Letter and Billheads  Business- Cards  Handbills  Circulars, Notices  Loose Leaf Supplies  Record  Office  Phone 94 DAT, FEB. 15th, 1017.  KBLOWNA  KBCOM  lUGE TBSSE  mf   uMi rco   .  You Know There Is ^  ew Silhouette'for Spring?  I You will find out nil about it in  FASHION BOOK  FOR SPRING  SHIOfcLBOOK  _ Presenting an absolutely cor-  lect forecast of all that is new  End chic in Spring styles, and  111 the latest novelties for Easter  It you wiah to  be smartly gowned  lor every occasion���lo lead tke fash- e  [ona inatead ot following them���uae  T0RIAL REVIEW PATTERNS  MARCH FASHIONS  Now on Sale  one  361  New-  Spring  Millinery  \Y/E have received during the  last few days a  number of the new  styles in Head wear  for the coming season. You will like  these New Models  that are now being  shown. Make your  selection as early  as possible while  the showing is at  its best. ,  Kelowna  COAL  nnsylvania Hard, $17.50       Taber Smokeless, $11.00  "inceton Lump $8.00 Princeton Nut $7.00  TERMS CASH  6��i  W. HAUG  P.O. Box  166  How to Make Money  and Be Happy!  "' ���i   Q   Buy a Sewing Machine.   Make Sewing  '      a hobby and it will become a pleasure.  fl Sew for yourselses; sew for the Red  Cross; sew for charity.  fl We sell both White and Singer machines, guaranteed for ten years, but will  last a lifetime.  Prices range from $35 to $50  Kelowna Furniture Co.  MAKE YOUR DOLLARS  FIGHT  AT   THE   FRONT.  ��� I/Y  DOMINION OF CANADA  THREE-YEAR  War Savings Certificates  aaaaaaaaaaaaai   ' j ,  $ 26.00  roR   $21.eo  OO.OO ��� " 43.OO  100.00     " 86.00  INDIVIDUAL PURCHASES 'LIMITED TO 11900.  TOR FULL PARTICULARS APPLY AT ANY BANK    {  OR ANY MONEY ORDER POST OFFICE  JAN. S.1SI7 OtTTv  IPAKTMKN-r  TAWA  TOWN AND COUNTRY NOTES  Mrs. A. J, Clarke was a visitor to  Penticton Tuesday.  Mr. Lynn Harvey returned Saturday from Kamloops, having (ailed to pass the medical examination (or enlistment.  J. Levitt was in town on leave  over the weekend (rom Komloops,  where he is awaiting being sent to  one of the aviation training camps.  Visitors will be welcomed at the  Equal Franchise League meeting  to be held at the home of Mrs,  Gore (last house on Patterson Av.).  on Friday evening, February 23rd,  at 8 p.m., when Mr. J, C. Richards  will open a discussion on " Is Prohibition apf Liquors Containing  Over 2} per cent. Alcohol Beneficial?" ,  The " Messiah" rehearsals held  in the Baptist church are going  very well, but more help it required. The leader will be pleased  to welcome on Tuesday next at  8 p.m. any singers who will assist  particularly contraltos and tenors.  Part of the proceeds of the concert  will be devoted th Patriotic purposes. Both the work and the  object are worthy of loyal suppoit.  The packing school arranged by  the Farmers' Institute will be a six-  day school (n.orning and afternoon) from February 26th to Mar.  3rd, and a twelve-lesson class (in  evenings) from February 26th to  March I Oth. Mr. J. B. Castner, of  Vernon, will be the instructor, and  by the kind permission of the Kelowna Growers' Exchange the  schools will be held in their building. Intending pupils are advised  to notify the secretary as soon as  possible.  A very successful dance was  given under the auspices of Mes-  dames W. Lloyd-Jones, B. MacDonald, Knowles, Barrett and  Crowley, whereby the Red Cross  funds benefited to the extent of  191.   The expenses amounted to  5.40 and the music was voluntary. The ladies wish to thank the  musicians, also Miss B. Lloyd-  Jones and Alister Cameron for advertising posters, Mr. Treadgold  for programme, Mi. Dibb for the  tickets, the Courier tor notice,  Messrs. Crawford and Bailey for  the loan of their cars, Messrs. E,  Wilkinson and Lupton for assisting, and to everyone who in any  way helped to make the dance  such a huge success.  Rutland News  itrsm ��v mi Oona.DoaalMi.1  There will be a horse sold at  Caspell's sale on February 22nd,  and the sole proceeds donated to  Belgian relief.  The Girls' Enterprise Club will  hold a social and concert in the  school on March 2nd. Proceeds  in aid of the Red Cross. Further  particulars will be announced later.  Next Sunday evening at the  Mount View church, the Rev. J. P.  Westman, of Vancouver, will speak  Mr. Westman is provincial Sunday-  school secretary and is at present  acting for both the. Methodist and  Presbyterian churches.  At the last meeting of the Rutland Women's Institute a discussion took place on " The Laws of  B.C. in Relation to Women and  Children," and a resolution was  passed calling for certain amendments. Five new members were  accepted at the meeting.  The Valentine social held last  night by the Ladies' Aid was very  successful and drew quite a large  crowd of people. There was a  good programme of music including pianoforte duets by the Misses  Dalgleish and the Misses Homuth,  solos by Miss Amy Fleming, Miss  Favis, Miss Alma Bird, Miss Tully,  and Mra. Whittaker; reading by  Miss Craig, and recitations by Miss  Quinn and Mr. Griffiths. The proceeds amounted to about $35.  Pte. C. Sharer is in this week  from Donald, B.C. He is accompanied by his wife.  A special patriotic service will  be held at the Baptist church on  Sunday evening next at 7.30. A  hearty invitation is extended to all  who care to come.  Sapper L. Barrett, was in for the  week end prior to going overseas.  He has been taking a cpurse in  military engineering.  The Board of Trade meeting  has been postponed from next  Tuesday until the following Tuesday, the 27th.  Mrs. W. E. Mitchell and family  arrived back in town Saturday  after having crossed the continent,  Mr. Mitchell continuing the journey  to England.  The annual general meeting of  the Kelowna Poultry and Pet Stock  Association will be held in the  Board of Trade rooms, Kelowna,  B.C., on Tuesday, February 20th,  1917, at 7.30 p.m. Refreshments  will be provided.  Over sixty teachers and pupils  of the Anglican Sunday school  spent a most enjoyable afternoon  at the picture palace last Saturday,  An abundance of candies was in  evidence. All present thanked the  generous donors, to whom financial assistance the success of the  outing was largely due.  A " last call" is given for a large  attendance to-morrow evening at  the entertainment to be given in  the public school hall in aid of the  Patriotic Fund. Apart from the  worthiness of the object the ladies  managing assure attendants that  the affair will be well wtrth the  50c that is asked for admiasidn.  Rev. J. P. Westman, Sunday-  school secretary for Alberts and  British Columbia, will preach in  Kuox church next Sunday morning  and will address a united Sunday  school rally, at 2.30 p.m. Mr.  Westman will preach at the Rut  land Methodist church in the  evening,  The annual meeting of th  Kelown Branch of the Canadian  Patriotic Fund will be held in the  Board of Trade building on Thursday February 22nd. at 80'clock  The committee-sincerely trust that  all those who are interested in our  soldier citizens at the front will endeavour to be present.  Fire Brigade team No. 2, com-  pased of Messrs. McCubbin, Kirkby, Erquhart, Johnson and Alsgard  met the CPR.artists, Mesrs. Swerd-  faeger, Pearson, Hill, Dillon, and  W. R. Trench, on the alleys last  night. After a close and interesting set of games the Brigade team  won by 9 pins. No doubt if the  Printers' team can get started they  will make a better' impression' seeing they are so used to' rolling I  There will be a miscellaneous  "shower" at the Hospital on Monday afternoon February 19th,  so will all interested bring or send  some donation. Among the liat  of articals needed might be mentioned, fancy cups and saucers,  flower vases, feeders, small creams  and sugars, individal glass jelly  moulds, small tumblers, assorted  sized strainers, small sauce pans,  wooden chopping bowl and knife,  wooden potato mashers, egg beaters, stove brushes, vegetable brushes, dish pans, etc. The ladies of  the Aid will serve tea.  Between 40 and 50 people attended the whist drive arranged  by Mrs. Pitcairn and Miss Wallison  in the Board of Trade room last  night in aid ot the War Prisoners'  Fund. Mr. J. R. Beale was M.C.,  and Messrs. C. Johnson and C.  Rogerson acted as stewards. The  prizes were given away by the  mayoress, and were won by Mes-  dames D. W. Sutherland, Whitehead, A. Richards, F. Dibb, Mowbray and Miss Rose Weddell.  Refreshments were served at the  close. About $30 was realized  for the above fund.  KELOWNA THEATRE  THURSDAY���Second episode of the greatest mystery  serial ever produced���" The Iron Claw." \  vComing March 21 st ,  "The Battle of the Somme"  Two Shows, 7.30 & 9, Matinee Saturday.   Admiuion, 20c & 10c  High-Grade Vehicles  '' i '" '"���"  \ TOT for a long time has our store been so replete  i��" with vehicles straight from the best Canadian  makers. Each carries with it a guarantee for hard  wear, and we offer them for sale, knowing them to  be good.   Come in and choose now  Top Buggies Open Buggies  Road Wagons and Carts  One and Two-Horse Democrats  Manufactured by the Gray Campbell Co., Ltd.  W. R. GLENN & SON  Pendozi Street  Phone 150  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 . . . Managing-Director  OK LUMBER CO.,Ltd.  Are now completely equipped to supply all  your lumber needs.  We have a large stock of local and  coast  ROUGH AND FINISHING LUMBER  of high-grade quality and in splendid condition.  A complete line of  DOORS  AND WINDOWS  LATH AND SHINGLES  Wanted to Purchase  Old Bicycles & Parts  or will take in trade for New Machines or Accessories  Bring them along to���  J. R. CAMPBELL'S  BICYCLE WORKS  Corner of Abbott Street & Park Ave.     P.O. Box 221, Kelowna  Men Wanted for the Navy  The Royal Naval Canadian Volunteer  Reservei wants men for immediate service Overseas, in  the Imperial Navy  Candidates must be from  18 to 38 yean of age and ions  of natural born British.  lubjeoti.  PAV SMOper day tod upwards. Free Kit,  *���**������������  Separation allowance, $20.00 monthly.  Experienced men from 38 to 45, and boys from 15 to 18  are wanted for the CANADIAN NAVAL PATROLS.  Apply to  Nearest Naval Recruiting Station  or to the  Department of Naval Service, OTTAWA.  us ��� ii PAGE FOUR  KBLOWNA   UCOU  THURSDAY, FEk 15th, 1917.  c  WANTED!  WORK WANTED. Man, or man and  wife, experienced in farm work, seek  situation.    Apply box S, Racord Office.  WANTED, :o rent, bearing orchard. Apply with full particulars in first instance,  to Box Y, Record Office. 7tf  WANTED, to rant, small  cultivated acre-  ���ga,   with   bearing   orchard   and small  house.   Apply Box Z, Record Office.  Iltf  ^O RENT-On west side of lake, 420  acres, fenced, 20 acres in cultivation,  Good irrigation system. Modern six-  roomed dwelling, stables, otc. Telephone  connection. Three years' lease, with or  without live stock and furniture. Applv  P.O. Box 274, Kelowna, B.C. !2tf  FOR SALE���Magnet Cream Separator.  Will also trade colt for working harness.  W. Turnbull, 534, Harvey  Avenue.  I2.4p  WANTED, to rent, about 10 acres of good  garden land, suitable for tomatoes.  Near town preferred. Apply Box C,  Record Office. !2-3p  STOCKWELL'S  AUCTIONS  Thursday, February 22, at 1.30  At Caapell's, Rutland  Saturday, February 24, at 1.30  At Carbery's, Abbott Street  Saturday,  March 3rd, at   1.30  At Auction Warehouse  Saturday, March  I Oth, at 1.30  At Auction Warehouse  Saturday, March 17th, at 1.30  At Auction Warehouse  Saturday, March 24th, at  1.30  My Own  Household Goods on  Bernard Avenue  March 3rd, 10th and , 7th are open sales.  Vim can bring in anything you wiah Bold,  and 1 will aell it.  Wanted���Horses, Cowa, Farm Imple-  menta, Wagona, Harness, etc.  Aucti  ion  Being instructed I will aell the  following at the residence of  C J. B. ANDERSON, on Pendozi Street South, near Okanagan  Liynber Co.'a place, on SATURDAY, February 17th���  Extension Table, Oak Writing Desk,  Chiffonier, Oak Roll Top Desk, Two Bed-  steads, Two Sheet Iron Heaters, Kitchen  Range, Lawn Mower, Tubs, Gasolene  Tank with Pump, Writing Table, Granite-  ware, Kitchenware of all Kinds, Sewing  Machine, Kitchen Table, 64 Yards Linoleum, Parlor Table, Oak Sideboard, Office  Chair, two Rocking Chairs, eight Kitchen  Chairs, three Bed Springs, two Mattresses,  Couch, and many more small articles.  Every article mustbe sold. Absolutely  no reserve, as Mr. Anderson has already  left the city. *TERMS CASH  WANTED, to exchange for mixed farm  land in Okanagan, one quarter-section,  three milss from town, fair building.  good land, rolling, also another quarter,  about 2J miles from town, in central  Aberta, beat mixed farming section  Address C. H. Leathley, Bashaw, All*  FOR SALE���Ford Runabout. Will mnkr  good delivery car or hauling fruit. $250  if sold now.    S. V   Bray, Kelowna.  13 4p  WANTED, to buy, a young Call. A. I !.  Johnston, Rutland. I3p  WANTED, Tend.ra lor 1917 audit ol ac.  counts, on or before February 22nd  Addreaa Secretary, Keiowrra Growers'  Exchange. 13  TENDERS FOR CORDWOOD  Tendera will be received by tbe utidcr-  aigned for iOO cord, of 4-foot split, green,  cut pine or fir. to be delivered and aiVil  at tha Kalowna School, before Septeinl'f  1st, 1917. Tender, may be for 10 cord,  or upwards and must be handed in Before  March 2nd to The Secretary, Kolowna  Baard of School Trustee,. 13-15  TENDERS I-OR SUPPLIES  J. C. STOCKWELL, Auctioneer  Ladies    Winking    to   Order  SP1BELLA    CORSETS  tan meat  MRS. J. H. OAVIES  in S��turd��y    ol eack week, or    a*)'  j ,n   Koom  No.   1. Oak  Hall  lllm-i, be  ; tween the hours ol 3:30 and 5:30 p.m.  ���White Wyandottes  Eggs for setting, $1.50 per setting from two  liens carefully selected for laying and tabla  H. C. RICHARDS  , Winner <>ver 150 prizes   on   White Wyandottes in prairie   provinces  12-5p  landers are invited for a year's supply  of Groceries, Drugs, Milk, Blend and M--.ii  for the Kalowna Hospital. Tenders to ha  in by February 24th. Lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted. Listscan lie  had \gom A. P. McKenzie, Secretary, Kel  ���wna, B.C. '     13  White Wyandotte  Cockerels  for   stack   purposes,   specialty   bred   for  Eggs. Tested out under the Hogan system,  range from 136 to 205 eggs capacity  Prices   range   from   $2   to   $7.50  A. W. COOKE  Kelowna Field. Box 663, Kelowna  ,��..,..,..#...-���..��..������.#..���...,..���.������.#..��������������� ������������������������������������*��������  ������    PROFESSIONAI/AND    "'  ������       BUSINESS CARDS  BURNE & WEDDELL  Barrister,  Solicitors and  Notaries Public,  E. C. Weddell.    ���   John F. Burne.  KBLOWNA, B.C.  R. B. KERR  Barrister  and Solicitor,  Notary Public.  KELOWNA,  /  B.C  PIANOFORTE  MM.   HAROLD   TOD   BOYD  haa reaumed hia teaching classes and will  leceive   pupils   aa   before in  hia  atudio-  Trench Block, Kelowna.  P.O. bos 374  JOHN CURTS  CONTRACTOR *r BUIICER  Plana and Specifications Prepared  and estimates given (or public Builrl-  inga.Town and Country Residences  JOHN CURTS, KELOWNA  F. W. GROVES  M. Can. Soc.C.E.  Coimultlng Clcil and Hydraulic  Engineer  B.C. Land Suroeyor  -Surreys and Report, on Irritation Works  Applications for Water Licenses  KELOWNA. B.C  Mrs. FRANCES A. PEDLAR  L.N.R.m.  Give, lessons in  Voice Production & Singing  100, Graham  Street,   Keloiona, N.  CLIFFORD G. BUCK  INSURANCE BROKER  Ufa, Accident, Sicklies., Fire, Automobile,  Burglary,  Fidelity Guarantee  Specializing in lnaurance, therefore service  to the Aasured  Kkaaes 817 ft 210 Room I.Leckie Bib,  Reward of $100  For information that will lead  to conviction of anybody stealing or killing any of my stock  LOST - FOUR 3-YEAR-OLD STEERS  pt'tcUcal.y all red, branded J^ on left  iiip, nnd round hole in left ear ; V also  branded U6F on r.Rlit ribs. Reward of  $5 per head for their ret urn, to my ranch.  THOS. BULMAN  J. A. BIGGER  BUILDER AND  CONTRACTOR  Eatimatea Furniahed for all cla  ol work  SYNOPSIS OF COAL MINING  REGULATIONS  Coal miniag rights ol tke Uomnuan  in Manitoba, Saskotohswaa and Albar-  tn, the Yukon Territory, tke Northwest Territories, and in a, portion ol  the Provinoe ol British Columbia, may  be leased for tt term of twenty  years at an annual rental of tl an  aere. Not more than 2,600  will be leased to one applieaat.  Applications ior the lease must ba  made by the applicant in person to  tke Agent or Sub-Agent ol the district  in which the rights applied lor ar*  situated.  In surveyed territory, tke laad twist  bo described by soctions, or legal subdivisions of seotionB, and in unsurvey-i  ed territory the tract applied lor  shnll be1 staked out by the ipplisaat  himself.  Eaoh application must be aooom-  panied by a fee of |5 whioh will be  refunded if the right applied for are  not available, but not otkerwiss. A  royalty shall be paid on the merekaat-  able output ol the mine at the rata of  five cents per ton.  The person operating the mine siiall  lurnisk tbe agent with a worn ret mas  accounting for the full quaatity ol  merchantable coal mined and pay tha  royalty thereon. II tho ooal miniag  rights are not being operated, such  returns shall be furnished at leant ono*  a year.  Tke lease will inolude the coal min-  ing rights only, but the lessee may  be permitted to purohase whatever  available surface rights m0y be considered necessary for the working ai  the mine at the rate of $10 an &cw.  For full information application  should Ibe made to the secretary ol  the Department ol the Interior, Ottawa, or to the Agent or Sub-Ageat  of Dominion lands.  W. W. COBT.  Deputy Minister ol the Interior.  N. B. ���Unauthorized publioatioaj oi  this sdvertieemeat will not be paid lor.  G. H. KERR, Auctioneer  Auction  At the residence of C- S. CASPEL L, Rutland (one mile norlli  of the store), on THURSDAY,  FEBRUARY 22nd. at 1.30 p.m.  6 Milk Cow*, 2 Heifers, coming in, 7  Catvea, from 4 to 10 months old, four-  year-old, Horae, ten-year-old Mare. Massey  Harris Spring Tooth Harrow, Three-seated Democrat, One-Horse Ditcher, Fruit  Rack with Spring seat, three-ton Wagr��n  Spring. 2 Wood Racks, Planet Junior Hand  Cultivator and Ditcher, 500 feet Panncl  [Hog Fence, large Heating Stove, small  Heating Stove, 200 feet canvas Hose, National Cream Separator, set Farm Scales,  laundry Queen Washing Machine, 2 Incubators, set Heavv Work Harness, Cutter,  Urge Water Trough, 12 Hens, Brood Sow,  2 Pigs, four months old, 2 rolls Chicken  Wire, Pruning Tools, Forks, Shovels, Hose  and many other articles.  TERMS  CASH  Nels Nansen Holds Ski  January Weather Report  Nels Nolsen now holda the ��H championship of British Columbia and also  that ol Canada. In the British Columbia championship contest at Revelstoke lust week he jumped 137 leet,  one foot further than he jumped lust  year in winning the Canadian cham-  pianship. In this year's competition  for the Canadian championship he  jumped 147 feet, beat ng hia record of  136 feet last year.  Bargains  J. C. STOCr-'WfcLL, Auctioned  Auqti  ion  at the residence   of   Mis.   CAR-  BERY,   on   Abbott  Street,   on  SATURDAY, February 24th. at  1.30 p.m.  Rosewood Parlor Suite, comprising two  easy chair and four ordinary chairs, Rosewood Folding Card Table, Burnt Walnut  lea Table, Large plate glass Mirror, gilt  frame, Brass Fender, copper coal Scuttle,  Box Settee, Rosewood Couch, solid Mahogany Extension Dining Table, six Mahogany Dining Chaira, Circassion Walnut  Buffet, with mirror and marble top, Bookcase, Rocking Chair, 2 mahogany Side  Tables, Brass Bed, Box Spring Mattress,  mahogany Dresser, with large oval mirror,  marble top Washstand, Wardrobe, with  plate glass mirror, cheval Glass, 3 mahogany Chests Drawers, Camp Bed, Medicine  Chest, Step Ladder, Meat Safe, Kitchen  Utensils. Kitchen Table* Large Chicken  House, 6x10, Small Chicken House, portable, Garden Tools, Electric Light Fix-  tures, and many other articles.  TERMS   CASH  J. C  STOCKWELL, Auctioneer  12-14  Nursery Stock  I have a limited quantity of. First  Class frees, two and three years  old, in the following Varieties:���  APPLES  Mcintosh Red, Jonathan,      Delicious,  Wagner Linland Raspberry  also  South port   Yellow   Globe Danvers Onion  Seed from carefully selected bulbs  Northwestern Dent Corn  Daniel Baldhead Cabbage Seed  Hollow Crown Parsnip Scad  English Breatfast Radish Seed  Thos. Bulman  Cloverdale Ranch    Kelowna, B.C.  PHONES  Office 306;   Ranch 3206;   Residence 116  I2ll  | 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 11.30 a.m.  TERMS JIASH  L. HAYMAN  STOCKWELL  i  The Auctioneer  t  lias for sale the following  100   rods   Pig   Tight   Wire  Fence  Large plate glass Mirror. 3x5  Pen White Leghorns  Pen Rhode Island Reds  Single Driving Buggy  Roll Top Desk  Heintzmann Piano  Wilton Carpet Square  Oak Dining Set  Chippendale China Cabinet '  Pair Double Work Harness  Pair Democrat Harness (  Farm Wagon  Coal and Wood Heaters  Cook Stoves  Winchester Pump Gun  Oak Side Board "��  Oak Refrigerator          . /   BIG DROP IN FLOUR  flour, Bran, Shorts, Middlings  Oats and Flat Oats  China has broken off dipiometio relations with Germany, following the  lead of the United States, ns r. protest against unlimited submnrine warfare.  Mr.. J, F. Murray/liaB been appointed to succeed the late Mr. Greenfield  provinoial inspector of post office ?.  Mr. Murray haB been'(or several years  assistant to Mr. Greonfield.  Messages from Petrograd announce  receptions given to the Allies -li.le-  -KiUi'9 under Lord Mirner 'it Moscow.  One prominent member o! iflo pally  is Mr. George Bury of tho Canadian  Pacifio Hailwny, who is 'advising -be  Kussian government on railway n et-  ters.  When the Children  Grow Up  one of your most prized  possessions will be the  Photographs you had of  them  in  their young days  Don't Neglect This  McEWAN  Photographer  Rowcliffe Block     -     Kelowna  Seed  ��� Good seed corn is very  scarce this year. We have the  only   large quantity   of  B.C.  growaNORTH WEST DENT  CORN, from specially selected seed, Local growers of  ensilage corn should order  now before outside districts  secure all our seed.'  Winners of First Prizes Provincial Seed  Fair Armstrong District Corn competition  ALSO  Sunnybrook  Earliana Tomatoes  Specially selected hand cleaned seed  Parsnip Onion  Strawberry Plants  Raspberry   Canes  Bankhead  Orchard  Company. Ltd.  -  Automobile For Hire  O. D. CAMPBELL  Phone 219  MOTOR CO., LTD.  Under new management  We are now in shape to  handle your*repairing, and  our work will stand the  closest inapection. Ask  those who have tried it.  Come in and talk over  your winter overhauling.  We specialize in Electrical troubles. Don't leave  your starting systems to  take care of themselves  this time of year, as a bat-  eery in a partlv discharged  condition will freeze very  easily. We tell you in a  few minutes if they are  safe.  Our card system leaves  little chance of mistakes or  over charges.  A few good bargains  in used cars.  '  The "cost of living" commissioners i'J applying for leave to take  action against the B. C. Sugar Refinery for alleged illegal conspiracy  with wholesalers to maintain  prices.  I  ���i �������������������������������!  Bean Week  CASH SPECIAL   I  Thursday, Feb. 15, Wednesday, Feb. 21  White Navy Beans - -   6 pounds 25c  Quite a few split ones among them  Speckled Beans - - -   3 J pounds 25c  You can't beat them for baking  Brown Beans        - -        -   3 pounds 25c  Only  a few of this kind  Lima Beans        - - -   Per pound 10c  (While thev last)  Black Wax Beans - -2 pounds 25c  Heinz Baked Beans in Tomato Sauce. Reg. 15c can  2 cans for 25c; 9 cans for $1  CANNED' BEANS        -       -   2 cans for 25c  4 cans for 45c  The McKenzie Co., Ltd.  Phone 214  Our motto: " Quality and Service '  "Produce more in 1917"���Hon. Martin Burrell, Dominion Minister of Finance.  ROYAL STANDARD  FIELD SEEDS  J. M. CROFT  Bootmaker.  All Kinds of Repairs  BERNARD AVENUE,  KELOWNA.  WE are extending our already extensive field seed business for 1917. It  ia the desire of the Canadian Government that the people produce  aa. much aa poaaible during the ensuing yesr, end we ere arranging  with the leading dealers throughout British Columbia and Alberta to carry  ��� complete line of ROYAL STANDARD FIELD SEEDS. These aeeda are  the choicest it it poaaible t. secure in the World's Market. They sre Government inspected snd carefully selected for purity.  Seeda should be purchased early sa prices inevitably advance as the  Season progreaaea. In all probability the market will be ahort and it will be  difficult later in the year to make purchases.  Order ROYAL STANDARD Field Seeds NOW. If your dealer cannot supply you write us and we will ship to you direct.  WRIT? TODAY FbR FULL INFORMATION  AND PRICE LIST  Vancouver Milling & Grain Co., Ltd.  VANCOUVER, B.C.

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