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 tfrloUma  Mmtb  VOL. VI.   NO. 3.  KELOWNA, BRITISH COLUMBIA, THURSDAY, DECEMBER II, 1913.  $1.50 Per Annum.  I  Regular Meeting of the  Cily Council  Disastrous Blaze un tbe | New Order Will Keep  Sooth Side  COUBT OB REVISION ON OITY  VOTBRS' LIST  Hindoos Out of IX.  Hon. Price Ellison Here  On Creek Problem  VILLA, THE CONQUEEEE TJIBEATENS TO DISPLACE PRESENT  KEBEL LEADER  Geoeral "Pancho" Villa, oonquerar ond defender ol Juarez, who threaten, to supersede General Carraa'a an leader of the rebels, and the meii-  bers of his staff. It was Villa and theso men who successfully captured  Juuroz from tho Federals, putting the latter to flight, and who later, in  command oi several thounand revels, successfully defended Juarez from  attacks by Federal troops. From left, to right those in the picture ure:  |  Clonergl Rudolfe Fierro, Gen.   Villa, Joss F. Rodrigues.  Broken In a Runaway  Accident  Distribution of Seed Oats By  Government  Mr. Sam Quested, a local bar-tender  is at present in the hospital with a! TM u��P��rtinent of Agriculture has  broken leg and a mora or lesa baWar-. m"du 'arrangements for tho distrlbu-  eil couotauamo us a result ol a littl. 'iun ol IMod u,it" tor the spring ol  outing whioh ho took with his hitm. 'l9��> under the Mo"���* conditions:  Hike Uillou Km Tuost-ay afternoon.' ���'��� 0tJ-r�� 'or 8ecd mi": b" Mnl  Tho pair hired a team and rig from thr?u8h tuo sM">t��ry ���� H"> Farmers'  thr. now livery firm of MoGee & Mo- institute to wliich the applicant b��  ('arty, taking along Frank    MoGee as lom.s-  driver,     and    went  lor a  little drive I   2-   ?*��� "*��* oaia wil1  b�� distributed  around the oountry. |l�� " members of Farmers' lustltutos  It was on thoir return to I own thatjftt th" Mia*1 cost o! Bocd Plu" th��  the trouble arose. Sam und Mike had transportation charges, except as hero-  been imbibing freely -loo freely- ami il,B"*r provider!  were in a more nr less noisy humor.  Tho team was a spirited one and very  3.  .The   Department    will    pay    the  transportation    on seed oats  supplied  nervous and made'several'attempts t"o'l�� ****** "'hose order is accompau  get away from the racket which waa  going on behind, hut were pulled up by  the driver. Coming baok along Pendozi street, however, they got up a  more than usually furious run, and  Dillon getting excited tried to grab  hold of the reins, to assist in pulling  ied by an entry for the crop competition in oats for Ull I, provided that  the Institute to which the applicant  belong.) complies with the conditions  for the holding of the crop competi-  tioni  Forms for application for seed oats  foi  in the frightened team. He succeeded and uUo for ^^ in the oompelition  in getting hold of one line only, with wiU ** "flW to tno looftI seoretary  the result that the team swerved    to **��� B" U- *��yri<*. and may be obtain-  the left at the turn near Dr, Knox's  ed from him.  house, and coming into contact with a | f 0aly the �������* 9**** ranter' oc  telephone pole overturned the rig and superintendent of a farm may obtain  threw the occupants in all directions. 80ed 0fttB from the department, and  Quested crashed into the fence of thrtt oaI>' for the P"^86 of 80wing  Perry's house, breaking through U|the lflnd which ht} ownB' renU or BUP*  with the force.  He was found to     beiUrvlseB' '  badly hurt, sustaining a fraoturod lag | fi' PuvmeUt for the 8oed oaU muat  and several had cuts and bruises about ,bo mu(,e ** tho ^���^ute within thirty  tho face and body. Mike Dillon M. ,*!��*���'wm date of shipment.  (mped practically unhurt, and thr driver. Prank Motto got off with )t sevuro  shaking up, though he was rendered  unconscious for a short while with t-ho  force of the fall.  The rig was smashed to pieces and  tho toain continued their course down  town where they were eventually captured.  Or. Knox was summoned and took  tho injured ones io his surgery. Quested being afterward removed to the  hospital.  NKW ROLLKR RINK WILL  BE OPENED NEXT WEEK  Messrs. Anderson and Feggaras, the  proprietors of the new rolls.' skating  rink whioh is to bo opened fhortly in  the new exhibition building oame in  on yesterday's boat. The new floor  Is now about completed and it is probable that tho rink will be opened about  tho middle of next week. The ���skates  and other goods have also arrived,  and everything ia in readiness to opon  as soon as the carpenters are through.  A novel feature nf the rink will   be  fi. All ttuolications must be rooeivod  on or hofara February 1st, 1914.  The oats supplied will he of the  American 1.aimer vnr.ntV. .-elected under the rules of the Cunadiau Seed  (���rowers' Association, Ottawa, and  guaranteed by them as  lo quality.  Tho rules under which these oats are  selected, grown und inspected, are a  guarantee of a first olass article. The  crop is inspected in the Held und grain  in the saok, before receiving the official seal of the Association.  SufTiciont work has not been dona  to enajjle the department to advise  a specific variety for n specifio locality, but the American [tanner is u  well known variety, nnd hud been oho-  son as the one most likely to givo  general satisfaction.  The department expects to ho ablo  to deliver the outs at about $1.00 per  bushel)  The oity council met Friday inom-  inir last with a full attendance.  Ahlermun Calder reported that ho  had been informed by Mr. Teal, the  Waterworks foreman, that the firo protection valve in the Casorso building  had been opened, consequently there  was a largo consumption of water  which wus not boing registered by the  meter. The consumption for October  had boon u 1,0.-0 gullons, while in November the meter had registered only  1,000 gallons. The meter had record-  td 1,0,10 gallons, 24 hours after tho  valve hud been closed. At the timo  the special fire protection valve was  installed, in consideration of the special1 privilege, Messrs. Casorso hud  guaranteed that the valve would be  used for fire  protection only.  Alderman Calder advisod os the privilege,had been abused that the council- take some actioti in lho matter.  und seek an explanation.  The following resolution was jpassed:  "That owing to the privilege given to  Messrs. Casorso Bros., for life protection    connection  being abused,  the  fsuid connection ho immediately closed  and  the Water and   Light   Committee  lho given power to negotiate with |CnR-  ofso Bros., and report to the council.*'  Tho report     of  the   Chief Constable  [for the month was lead, showing a  lot al of 26 miscellaneous oases brought  before the magistrate. Fines collected  and handed over to the cily amount-  led to 9370.511. and 09 hours work had  been done by Iprisoners.  ft   was decided    to havo the     Fire  [Hall kalsomined nnd cleaned generally  and thnt several necessary supplies l>o  purchased.  The correspondence Included u l"tter  from the Pacific Flush Tunlt Co., enclosing a license from Dr. Karl Tm-  holT for the use of his patented settling tank which had been constructed  ns part of th., sewerage system.  I    A quotation was received from Frit?  jTreiher,   quoting   prices   for  enamelled  street names and house numbers.  The Okanagan Loan und Investment  j Co.. wrote regarding the affairs of tho  White Restaurant  which ihev hod taken  in hand.  Hv-luws  111, 115.    and 110, dealing  .with the construction of sewers    won*  , introduced nod passed through three  readings.  |   A    resolution    was    passed thai     a  , Court   of   Revisons an the voters' list  ibe held Wednesday morning, December  [lOth. at 10 a.m., and that tho Mayor  nnd Aldermen Sutherland and Thompson be appointed members of such  court,  A resolution was passed that copies  of tho city map be sold at 97.50 each  Thc following accounts were    passed  for payment:���  H. I. Solos, sower work  915.00  Sewer pay roll  (15 days, ending NTov. 1ft)'   100.15  Sewer pay roll,   (16 days ending Nov. 30)  111.95  Canavan A- Mitchell, supervision  of sower construction   773.06  O. IT. Dunn, salary   lBO.OO  F. V. Royle, salary     00.00  W. If. Rennie. salary     80,00  P. T.  Dunn,  salary    100.00  COTTAGE AND CONTENTS ENTIKH- WILL  CHECHMATE ATTEMPTS TO RECOGNIZES SERIOUS  CONDITION  LY DESTROYED FORESTALL LEGISLATION | OP MISSION CREEK  Mr. Harold Tod Boyd suffered a ho-  vere loss last Thursday evening wheu  his cotluge on the lake shore ut tho  foot of (,'udder uvenue wus totally destroyed by fire. About nine o'clock in  the evening Mr. Boyd was sitting writing in the house of Mr. F. Armstrong  which is near his own, and happening  to look out of the window he law  the place in flames. Tho firo had how-  over already been noticed by a neighbor who turned in an uturm to summon the fire brigade. When they arrived it wus found thut the'hose they  had brought with them was not sufficient to reach from thc neatest hydrant to the burning cottage, mid a  hurried trip had lo bo made buck to  town for moro. All this consumed valuable time, und the situation was  hopoless bofore the water was turned  on. Tho brigade however, hud to givo  their attention to keep the firo from  spreading, as Q strong wind was blowing ut the time.  Mr. Boyd's loss will probably heiu  tho neighborhood of a thousand dollars, and unfortunately none oft this  was covered by insurance.  I A loss which Mr. Boyd regrets moiri  of all is that of a large quantity of  manuscript music, mostly of his own  composition, and which can never be  replaced, Some valuables, presents  nud prizes und jewelry were included Iff  the.loss, and about a hundred dollars  in cash, the fire having got such u  hold almost immediately lhat it was  impossible  to  save  anything.  The cause of the firo, it is supposed  was the bursting open of nn air tight  heater, which Mr. Boyd hud filled,  (putting off the draft whon he went  on I,  I   Mr. Boyd lias the sympathy   of    all  in  the unfortunate ocourronri..  An order-in council hus Iteen passed  by the cabinet prohibiting, until the  31st of March, entry to ull Britiah  Columbia portB of nrtizuns und laborers of any kind. This order is general  in application, and is not restricted to  any particular race or pcoplo coming  from any country. Officially the reason given for the government's action  is tho present congested stale of labor  on tho Pacific coast. Tho state ol the  Hindoo question and the probability  of a tremendous influx of Hindoos for  which, according to secret advices iu  the possession ol the government arrangements had been made, indicated  that British Columbia would have been  flooded with Hindoos during tho next  few mouths before the expected legislation could he passed by parliament  or time allowed to consider what is  realized as a serious problem, und to  devise suitable measures for enactment  during the next session.  SILVER WEDDING  AT BENVOULIN  SCHOOJ. CONCERT WILL BE HELD  ON FRIDAY NEXT  The imhlir school concert which is  to'take plucc ou Friday evening noxt  is the first of its kind to be held here,  and will, no doubt prove a greut    at-  't ruction.  The various items of the pro-am  will be furnished mainly by the pupils  themselves,  but  in addition  there will  !bo solos by Miss F. A. Pearson, Miss  Duthie and lift-. Geo, MoKenzie, and  orchestral  selections  by Mr.   Duncan's  j orchestra. The programs have all  been hand painted by the scholars,  und some of them show exceedingly  pretty ami tasteful work. Somo of  theso yourtful artists have also painted thc ihpveards, .advertising the concert and these muy be seen in tho  store windows.  The proceeds of tho concert are for  the Inudable purpose of providing a  library for the use of tho school.  ,C..n.iruii<l on IV'o 7..   ���������O   LOCAL GRAPPLER TO MEET  SAM  CLAPHAM AT.VDKNON  Tho municipal court of revision on  the voters' list for the year was held  yesterday. There was, however, little  business done as only two or three  complaints of a  minor character were  a big 92,000 electric pipe organ which'heard. The court was preceded by  will furnish military band music. Ev- 'session of the Board of Licence Com-  orything is to be done to make tho nriBsioners, who held their regular eta-  place attractive, and tho young people, tutory meeting to renew the licenoes  will, no doubt welcome this new source f0r the year. This meeting too, was  of amusement, 'only of a formal nature,  Kelowna was favored this weak with  a visit from Sam Claphnui, champion  .light-heavyweight wrestler of l'.agland.  .Clnpham, who is at present staying in  Vernon, came down the valley to conclude arrangements for u match with  Clarence Eklund who is at present  (raining in Kelowna with the assist'  ance of our local champion, Hob Sutherland. Tho mulch is to take place  iin Vernon about the middle of next  week, the exact day not yet having  I been fixod.  I Sam in a Yorkshire "type" hailing  from Bradford, nnd will no doubt  prove a tough opponent for Eklund.  Ife hud a good record behind him, and  claims the English championship in  his class from heating Goo. Petit at  Hengler'B Circus in London in 1900.  Ho has beon about seven mouths in  Canada, previous to which ho was  touring the states in company with  the great Haokensehmidt,  i Lust Friday evening, December 5th,  tinder tho auspices of the Ladies' Aid  of Benvoulin a large number of friends  and neighbors assembled at the home  [of Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Scott, it being  the -���"'th anniversary of their marriage,  When all the guests had arrived,  Mrs. Lytle, secretary of the Ladies'  Aid Society read the following ad-  dross:  "This being the anniversary of your  silver wedding we, the members of  Benvoulin Ladies' Aid Society,-together with our friends and neighbors, ask  vou to accept theso articles from us,  not for their intrinsic value', but as  it slight token of our appreciation nml  esteem for you. ' Wc are expressing  the w-.sh of one and all when we say  that we hope that both of you may  I* spared many years to use them and  to be reminded theroby of our hearty  appreciation of your kindly disposition  and your ever readiness tp help in  time of need. We therefore join in  in wishing you nil a very j happy and  prosperous future."  While (he above address, was being  rend -Miss Lily Patterson handed Mrs.  Scott   a tray laden with     silverware.  Mr. Scott in replying thanked those  present for the beautiful presents and  also for their good wishes. He said  that 25 years ago they looked forward  to a happy life, ami hud not been  disappointed.  Thc remainder of the ovenlng was  spent in a good old-fashioned way,  with uhundunce of good things to eat,  which hml beon brought along by the  ladies, und as tho "wee Sma' 'oors"  drew near,'and just before the gathering dispersed, all joined hands nnd  sang "Auld Lang Syne" and "They  are .lolly Good Fellows."  "1 have read the very full report in  tho Kelowna Becord," remarked the  lion. Price Ellison to Mayor -lonos at  a meeting this morning at the Board  of Trade offices of the special committee which was appointed to deal with  tho question of Mission Creek, to bo  present at whioh tho Minister of Finance and Agriculture had speoiully  motored through from Vernon.  His worship, who acted ae spokesman for the committee, introducing  the subject, was referring to the re  cent meeting of settlers in the Mission  Creek school, hence the Hon. Price Ellison's remark, indicated that he was  well posted on the matter.  Mayor Jones, however, emphasized  various points that were brought out  at thut mooting, and read tho petftlon  that the committee had prepared, the  context of which appeared In our last  week's issue.  Thc whole situation was reviewed at  considerable length. T he minister listened very sympathetically to all the  argumonts brought forward and admitted that tho question of Mission  Creek was a serious problem���moro  serious than most people thought, especially to those owning land alongside tho croek.  As a result of tho meeting Mr. Ellison had the following tolegram despatched to Sir Richard MoBride.  "Settlers desirous of making appoint  ment with yourself and Minister of  Public Works re protection works at  Mission Creek. Glad if can give them  a date at Victoria. Answer cure of  secrotnry Board of Trade, Kelowne,.���  Price Ellison."  Mr. Ellison, who was accompanied  by Mr. Hamilton Lang, was heartilv  thanked for coming through to Kelowna u ..i!,'!.g such a keen interest in  the matter.  Mr. L. Richmond is in town this  week having come down from tho count  on a short businoss visit.  Cambridgo University defeated Oxford in the annual rugby iootball game  at Queen's Club by thirteen points   to  throe.  The government has decided to lei  the law take its course in the oase of  Paul Spintlam who is under sentence  of death for tbe murder of Constable  Kindness. He will he hanged n't Kamloops tomorrow, December 12th.  Tho result of the poll at the Islands  by-eleotion places Mr. W. W. Foster.  | tho conservative candidate in tho seat  with n vote of HOT as against the -0"  registered in favor of Mr. Hamilton,  the Iiberaf candidate.  REBELS SWEEPING OVER FEDKRAL TRENCHES  Among thi- chiof bones of contention in the Moxican situation nre thevaluablc oil fields there which are  among the richest in the world and upon which the rebels aro slowly closing in. Gon. Huerta is filled with rage  at the defeat of his Federal generals in tho north and has threatened to court martial them. If the rebels keep  advancing on the oil' property and ho court martials thc responsible generals, ho will not have many genorals left  to do his fighting.  The above photograph shows tho robots advancing and  swoepibg over the breastworks, behind whioh the Federal trenches lie.  fcaseae���Mint   MWsWi KELOWNA RECOKD
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To tho Editor of the Kelownn Record,
Dear Sir.—ln your newspaper of December i, 1918 there in an interesting
report about the last mooting of thu
residents of the Mission Creek which
report is not rjuite correct so far as it
gives to the reader the impression that
nil farmers present at the meeting declined tho suggestion for a'dyking municipality. In order to avoid this
Falfe impression I would like to state
in your estimable paper that thc undersigned farmer on being invited to
join the deputation which had to interview the government at Victoria,
refused lo do it, saying that as long
as no dyking municipality was formed
this deputation, in his jpinion, would
have no formal powfr, either to make
any proposition to the government,
or to accept any proposition from
it in the name of the residents of the
Mission Creek. Since wo have the
''Draining, Dyking and Irrigation Act"
of Sfith FefcrunrVj 1913 the only way
ol approaching SUOOOSBhllly the government is clearly traced by this new-
act. First of all we, have to forma
dyking municipality as prescribed by
thc above mentioned new act for tlie
piirf-ose of treating nn a body corporal* with the government about all further steps to take '** the mattw of
protecting thm win. valley against
Mission Creek. One lmcked by the
legal form of a dyking municipality
we would have a good chance to obtain from the government even more
thnn 50 per cent of tho cost, the government itself being a deeply interested party in the dyking district as
owner of several miles of public roads
which aro seriously ondangerod by the
Croek in its present condition. Tho
forming of a dyking municipality, is
also the only way to lay the expense
equitably on every one Interested along
the linos suggested by Mr. Scolt.
It was objected a I the meeting by
Mr. A. Patterson that the formation
of such a municipality would involve
risk of heavy liabilities in case of damage caused by lho creek. But this liability is limited by seotion 58 of the
Dyking Art to damages caused ''by the
works executed" and aleo .imited to
hinds, "not taken". Therefore we
would not assume any responsibility
for further Vagrancies of the creek, unless the owners of damaged land "not
Inkcn" (by the Dyking Municipality)
(.mild prove flint tho damage caused
to their land was the direct, result of
works executed" and alno limited to
May T say also that   in  my opinion
the present   policy of   the government
to contribute only a certain per cent-
age to the works which might bp proposed    is the only    right  and 'reasonable policy in consideration of the incalculable consequences , which    would
follow such a precedent as bearing nil
evpensw.    hy  the     government   alone,
There  are  hundreds  of  creeks  like the
Mission Creek in B.C., and   were   the
government to consent to boar all expenses in a case like ours there would
soon    be such a rush,   of applications
for similar protective     works, regardless of the costs that tho government
would not be able to  face  them. This
policy of bearing only a    certain per
oentagfl is   exactly the    same   in     nil
European countries, as far as T know
and it is tho only policy which gives
to tho government a certain guarantee
that  there  is n  real   emergency    and
that the works,re.|iie..ted by   the residents of a certain district  mean  real
improvement to that district and are-
in reasonable proportion to the cost.
As to the idea, w'hich was suggested
at the meeting that  81,000 to *5,0CH>
would    be    sufficient     to put   Mission
Creek in fairly good shape, I oan Hot
believe that    such  a sum would     do*
It needs not only cleaning up of     all
drift, timber,  which alone would     tako
from SI,200  to *1,500 every year    ac
cording to Mr. Hereron, and a proper
dyking of the lower end (about four
miles) of the.creek on both sides, but
also the erecting of strong, retaining
walls on the foot of the orumbling
banks below the ffi.L.0. bench as proposed by Engineer Girdwood, and, laBt
but not least, the dredging of an uninterrupted channel from the mouth
of the creek up to the lower end of
the so-called Speer's cut. As long ns
this dredging work is not done in a
suitable manner (starting at the very
mouth) there will still remain the injurious tendency of the creek to form
new banks whore the water is allowed
to spread and to flow slowly. On the
other hand the result of the dredging
work being started at the mouth
would be a tendency of tho creek to
deepen its bod above tho dredged channel. Another weak point, the removal
of which is very urgent and might be
costly, is Casorso's big pipe-line crossing the creek on a suspension
bridge built of strong iron cables. This
bridge is hanging so deep that tho open space botween the pipe nnd the bed
of the creek measures not more thnn
10 inches (say less than one foot) and
ihis right in the middle of the creek
where n big bank of gravel has been
formed, as u result of the straight cut
(so called Spoor's cut) wliich was dredged last year with the aid of tho government. What will happen as so;in nS
thc water gets a little higher, carrying branches and whole trees against
thut bridge? The wooden pipe might
break under the shock of a hig tree,
but the strong iron cables would hold
and in a few moments the strongest
beaverdam would lie built without the
id of any beaver.
No one could tell what would be
the result of such an obstruction of
tho whole creek. A small charm-1
hedged through lhe bank below the
pipe-line would not at all remove the
danger, such a channel having the effect that tho floating trees would be
attracted to that channel in the middle of the creok; that is io say just
to the weakest part, where the suspension bridge approaches negretrt the
creek lied.
These  are some reasons  for  which I
if only refused lo join the deputation, but also refused to sign the jie
tilion .which was Inter on presented to
Ihe residents of Mission Creek.'
I am quite of the opinion of the
chairman of the meeting, Mayor Jones
that it is better to face the question
now rather than have meetings after
the damage has been done, and the
sending of a deputation to Victoria
with the idea to influence the government to assume responsibility for the
creek proves the good will to do sonic
thing on that line. Therefore T did
not refuse to contribute a few dollnrs
to cover the expenses of tho deputation, although I am of the opinion
that this step, without having formed
a dyking municipality, is nothing
more than losing time and money.
Yours respectfully.
Dr. P. do PFYFFER.
Notice is hereby given that QeOrgfl
Arthur Bowser, of the City of Kelowna
in the County of Yale, Builder and
Contractor, has by deed of Assignment, made in pursuance of the "Creditors Trust Dcede Aot" and
Amending Acts, dated tho 21at day of
.November, A.D. 1918, assigned all his
personal property, real estate, credits
nnd eti'ects, which may be seized and
sold under execution, lo Reginald Edward Seeley, of the City of Kelowna,
Accountant, for lhe general benefit of
hi« creditor...
A meeting of tho creditors will be
held al Conies, Kdwards & QOWOQ
Block, in the City ol Kelownn. al
eleven ill; o'clock in the forenoon, OQ
the Fifth day of December, A.D., 1913
for the giving of directions with reference to the disposal $f the estate.
And notice is hereby further given
lhat all creditors and others having
-claims against the estate are required
to file the same with the Assignee on
or before the Fourth day of December,
A.D., I918| with full particulars of
their claims duly verified, and the na-
'lure of the securities, if any, held by
them. All parties indebled to the said
est at e are requested t o pay the
amounts of their indebtedness forth-
■with to tho Assignee.
And notice if hereby further glvon
that after the 5th day of December,
A.D.,1013, the Assignee wiM proceed
to distribute the assets amongst the
creditors of whose debts or claims he
shall then have had notice, and he
will not be responsible for tho assets
or any part thereof so distributed to
nny creditor of whose debt or claim
he shall  not .then have received notice.
Dated at .Kelowna, H. C, this 22nd
day of November, A. D., 1913.
3 Assignee.
Letters of a Self-raised Office Boy
to His Pal
In which  Jimmy   tells ol Kelowna haDPenltuts
tu  Mr. Sidney llurpfi', of Vancouver, B. 0.
Dear Sid.— Just a line to let you
know that everything is lovely and the
goose hangs high.
Wo made a big killing on tho Waterloo pictures, everybody ttnd his brother were there, and all seemed ploaaed.
On Saturday night our offering in
the Opera House will bo the Boston
Opera Company in "Said Pnsha", a
liflu opera which for tunefulness and
clean comedy has seldom been equalled. I have seen it myself and know
whereof I speak. The pictures will
be run in the Dreamland on that evening.
Now Sid, I have a painful duty to
perform, a duty which tears my heart
cords, hut it needs must be done. You
will recall that in my laat letter I
said if 1 did not hear from you our
friendship must cense. As I have
heard nothing1 but silenco from you,
the time has come when our ways
must part. Henceforth we can be nothing but strangers. You havo bov-
ired the silken cords of friendship with
the rusty knife of neglect. Oh! Sid,
now could you treat me so? Have
OU forgotten how many times I sav-
I your life, by dragging you away
from the bar before the under-tow
could pull you  under?
Blow!  Blow thou wintry winds
Thy tooth is not  so keen  as man's
Fnought All is ovor, Farewell, forever, false and faithless friend! Never
let me see that perfidious face of yours
again, unless you come to pay me tbo
rest of the money you owe mc. I
must close now, for the scalding tears
are blinding me.
flood bye forever,
Dear  Jimmy.— If  I    didn't     know
where vou came from I should certainly   think  you    hailed  from  Missouri—
not   that  I consider you to be in the
all-wise  "show-mo"  class— but rather
on account of the fact that you have
ul'l  t he    "ear-marks"  of a first class
nude.    You are sure some kicker, Now
what's  all   thif.  noise  about  me    not
writing  to you.    Didn't  I send you a
Xmas card last New Years? Don't that
show  1    never forget you?
Well—say Jimmy, old pal, T think
I'll tako all that back for I must admit I feel a twinge of conscience once
in a while, and I guess I ought to
write oftener. So rather than incur
the awful penalty of your great displeasure and the possible calamity of
your quitting writing, I hereby faithfully promise to scrawl you a few
lines about twice a month. It's about
three weeks too early to make resolutions, but for your sweet sake, I'll
endeavor to keop that one.
Oh mo! How I sigh for the happy
old times. Do you remember bow you
had a dear realtive to bury every afternoon there was a big ball game
on. And can you forget that day you
told the boss you wanted off to attend the funeral of your great aunt,
and how he said "All right sonny-
just jump into my car, and we'll go
out   togetherl" (
But sny—talking about sport, we are
having some great hockey games down
hero now. Wo havo a swell rink and
home mude ice, and believe me the
boys are putting up a real classy article of hookey.
I don't suppose you get any skating
up in your wonderful Okanagan Oar-
den of Eden? You seem to be kind of
nutty about moving pictures—well 1
don't blame you—who isn't? 1 saw
a swell picture in one of the Ornn-
\ ille street theatres a few days ago.
It was "Ivan-toe" from the famous
novel by Sir Walter Scott, and T
would just rise 'lo remark, that if your
boss is the wise guy yon think he in
he will certain for sure get thai picture if he has to bust a trace doing
it. I never saw o picture that I
liked better than "Ivanhoe". The actors are tho best I ever saw in pictures, and the scenery was magnificent—they sny the picture was taken
in England.
By the way I met a man railed
Dean a few days ago. He is running
a picture house in South Vancouver.
He told me he was recently manager
of the Dreamland theatre in Vernon.
I'm sure that's around your country
romewhero. Didn't you once tell mo
that Vernon is a suburb of Kolowna?
What? Jimmy, old boy, should tho
exigences of an unrelenting fate ever
cause you to feel that you are wasting your sweetness on the desert air
of the Okanagan, remember that you'll
bo wolcomod back to the fold with
open arms by your old chum in Vancouver and particularly by your old
pal. SID.
<sV 'J '"Wal." 11 ~e\.' ~l I "&"ts\fm\ nts\f'ti' W^ts\"te\ntV tt'"'ii'''sfsl' ^i ''sVA' '~X/S*\^' '*l'"'t/ ~^*4/WN»V'^s.V'".V W~tk\l ^4sV^Ss\iSAT*KCi*VW^ msV'tV
Exclusive Xmas Gifts
Alsgard's have a very nice .and complete assortment of Xmas orackors, X-
mas tree novelties and stockings. It
will pay you to seo thorn before ibuy-
ing elnowhere. 3-4
'if w www
Tie Pins for Xmas
Diamond set Tie Pins $10.00 up
14-k. Pearl      10.00 „
14-k. Cameo   „     „      6.00,,
14-k. Opal         8.00 „
14-k. Diamond & PearlTie Pinl3.S0 „
14-k. Diamond, set in Lovers
Knot  10.35 „
14-k. Diamonds set in Plati-
•num, Pearl & Sapphire 20.50 „
Gold filled silver, 10-k. and
14-k. from 75 „
Cuff LinJ^s for Xmas
Solid Gold Cuff Links make an exceptionally useful gift for a gentleman. See our lovely line—Plain,
'Engraved, Oddfellows, Masonic, &c,
from $4 to $9.50 ; Gold filled and
Silver Links, 50c. to $3.
Lockets for Xmas
Lockets are very popular as they
ma/?e a lovely gift fbr ti jjetitli.mc.h.
' Fitted in a nice brown plush cade.
Solid gold Lockets, Plain, Oddfellows,
Masonic, K, P., &c, ranging in price
from $8 to $13.50; Gdld filled, Loc/j-
ets from $2 to $8.
If vou wanl any Engraving for Xmas we would
request you to have it done as early as po.ai-
ble. Later on in the season we will be too
busy to promise it done for certain.
Gift Suggestions which may be of help in
solving the Gift Problem.
Wrist watohea, Lorgnette,
Chain., Fobs, Chntelain
Brooches, Rings, Brooches, Braoeleta, Neoklets,
(lard Casm, Coin Cases,
Hand Bags, Slippers in
Case, Toilet Set., Muni-
oure Sets, Mesh Bags,
Jewel Cases, Lookjets,
Crosses, Pearl Opera
Glasses, Photo Frame.,
La Tausoa Pearls, Jabot
Pins, Waist Sets, Silver
ware, China, Cut niuss,
eto, eto.
Bill Books, Tie Holder,
Oatd Cases, Collar Bags,
Tnbaoco Pouches, Cigar
Cases, Cigarette Cases,
Cigar Cutters, Penolls,
Key Rings, Boole Hark.,
Photo Frame., Smoker
Sets, Cane's, Pipes, Cigar
Holders, Cigarette Holders, Tobacco Jars, Fountain Pens, Field Glasses,
Tie Pins, Cud Links,
Fobs, Chains, LookaU,
Rings, Watehe., Military Brushes, etc. eto.
We pack everything in a neat, attractive case,
and deliver or mail to any addreas.
Call in and pick out your Xmas Gifts TODAY. We will put them away, to be called
for when convenient or delivered any time
you suggest.
Oxley has just received a shipment
o( ichoice holly. 'Phono in your orders.
Birthiluy  rings  82.00 and   .2.75
Crowley Block (Phone 270) Kelowna B.C.
tarn THURSDAY, DECEMBER 11, 1913  KELOWNA   RECORD  t  DON'T FORGET  to    arrange   in  time for the'  PHOTOGRAPH  you intend sending to the  OLD COUNTRY  for  CHRISTMAS  GRAY'S  STUDIO  is open for sittings  EVERY DAY  From 10 to 3.  Rowcliffe Black, near Post Office  Second Hand  Harness  If you have any to sell or if you  want to buy, see  Thomlinson  Harness Maker  Horse Blankets  for the cold weather  If you want your harness properly and quickly REPAIRED,  Altered or Cleaned, Thomlinson is  your man.   He specialises in  Harness Repairing  and put. hand sewing into .11 work  done.  Fint store beyond Bank of Montreal, WATER ST., KELOWNA  Excavating,   Well   Driving,  Septic Tanks Installed  and Repaired  Drains  Pumps Installed & Repaired  C. LANCASTER  CawatonAve.       P.O. Box 541  Gadd-}s-McTavish  Limited  FOR RENT  One small house at $15 per month  One 7-roomed house (or rent at $36  per month  Alao 2 largo new houses with all modem conveniences.  'Phone 217  Leckie Block  Lat(  C aDDages  Now Ready  H. LYSONS  Kelowna. ,       Greenhouae.  SECOND HAND  ��� STORE ���  A. E. COX  Successor to H, Horrocks  Water Street, near Opera House  P.O. Box 671 Phone 65  We Buy EverythingTJsed in the House  Call and inspect our stock of  STOVES, BEDS, TABLES,  etc.  Singer Sewing  Machines  '   1913 Model, Rotary Hook  on Easy Terms, $3 per  month.  Liberal Discount for Cash.  Parts for all kinds of Machines  *  Supplied.  SPECIAL:  I Incubator.    I   White  Sewing  Machine, as good' as new.  I 30 US. Rifle. 2 Stock Saddles.  2 Kitchen Cabinets.  I Solid Oak. Hand Carved Hall  Stand.     Carpenter's Tools.  PROFITS ON WESTERN FREIGHT  TRAFFIC  J. M. CROFT  Bootmaker.  All kinds'off Repairs  BERNARD AVENUE,  KELOWNA.  During the oourse of the government -enquiry into wtwttirn freight rutes  I which ia proceeding at Ottawa, Mr.  W-hi'tli., junior oounsel for the government declared that tho analysis of the  figures relating to the C.P.R., for thd  weat made it porfectly clear that the  C.P.R. could carry all ita passengers  within tho Manitoba division free and  still Jhiave a profit on freight of 185,188-  670. In Saskatchewan all the passenger., could be carried free and .make a  profit of $886,000, through freigbt.  whilo in Alberta and similar conditions the freight alone would yield n  profit of 552,205,088.  This" commented Mr. Whitla "is  a remarkable statement, It clearly  demonstrates that the freight rates  are abnormal and the west is entitled  to some redress. What I desire to emphasize more particularly ia that the  difference in the earnings in the west  ia out of all proportion to the difference in the earnings botween the east  and west. Thia is due to the fact that  in 1911. tho average oarnings per ton  mile in tho west was 81.20 per milo, as  compared with 83 centa on'tha eastern  divisions.  Mr. Whitln dealt specifically with  the difference in the rates charged in  the oust and west. Ho said that a  comparison of theae show that on  distances from 50 miles to 550 miles  rates are from 9 to 89 per cent, higher in the west than in the eust. On  grain and grain products, on distances  from 100 to 600 miles, rates on the  western divisinns are higher by 143 to  191 per cent, than those charged east  of Sudbury. Correspondingly heavy  spreads na between western and eastern rates wore shown on cement, coal,  livestock, wire fencing, etc.  Ellison News  On Friday last two very successful  debates were held in the Bchool houBe.  The .first, "Resolved that the city boy  is more out of place in the country  that the country boy in the oity."  Masters H. Jiang and Joe Conroy  spoke well for the affirmative, but  could not, withstand the well reasoned  arguments of their opponents, Masters  C. G. Whitaker, and W. Hereron, who  gained the approval of the majority of  the audience.  'I'he second debate, "Resolved that  women know more about cooking than  men." waa easily won by Mrs. J. M.  Lung and Mr. J. Barron on the affirmative side. Mr. R. Booth, who spoko  well for the negative, was at a dis>-  advantago in not having tho assist-  auce ol Mrs. 8. Silke who waa unable  to attend owing to sioknesa.  Next Friday will be Magazine night  when all the members are invited to  take .part.  We understand that a well-known  hay-baler who ia working in our district at present, is tho possessor of  ft huggy with rim-lesa wheels. What  pried do you hold the invention at  Jimmy?  Dressmaking  Mrs. G. A. Scott  MOVING  After November 29th, to  PENDOZI STREET  Opposite Sutherland Av.  NOTICE  Owing to unavoidable ciroumstanoM.  the proprietors of the White Restaurant have decided to discontinue busi-  BBS.  The Okanagan Loan & Investment  Oompany Ltd., hm been asked to  handle aU the accounts.  Any person having an aooount  against us will please send in particulars to the Okanngan Loan & Investment Company Ltd., on or before tbe  30th, November, 1913.  All accounts owing to us should be  paid to the same company who will  grant full discharge.  November 1st. 1913.  THE WHITE RESTAURANT  Clifton Boarding House  GLENN AVENUE  Open December lit, 1913  FIRST CLASS BOARD  WELL FURNISHEB ROOMS  RATES MODERATE  Terms on Application  Box (50, Kelowna, B. 0.  R. C, BENNETT, Prop.  Whitehead & Co.  Office: Leon Ave. Phone 307  DEALERS IN  Wood, Coal & Coke  Pine.   Fir,   Cottonwood  and Slabs  In I or 2 rick lots at $2.75  per rick.  In Wagon load lots at $2.50  per rick.  STORING   COAL UNDER THE  PANAMA CANAL  Storage chambers for coal are being  dug in tho bottom of the Panama .Canal. In time the qu��.wtion of coaling  United States war vessels will be a  vital ono and coal pocketa are being  prepared now while the machinery is  on the ground. The bottom of the canal haa been chosen for the storage  chamber so that the coal will be  safely hidden from any possible enemy. A further advantage lioa in tho  fact that coal deteriorate* loss rapidly under wator than when exposed to  the air.  Several drills and dredges nso now  at work oxcavating the bottom of the  canal and building tho storage chambers.  ROYAL CHRISTMAS CARDS  Somo very excellent specimens of  Christmas carda havo been produced  this year, first in rank and artistic  quality being those choson by members  of the royal family. '  The King'B carda by Howard Davie,  represents the meeting of Richard  Coeur do Lion and Queen IWongarih  with Saladin. Tho Queen's card, by  John Bacon, A.K.A., is a very charming picture of the meeting of William  Prince of Ornnge, with Princess Mary,  who "No sooner met but they looked,  no sooner looked, but they loved."  "Benedicte" is the subject of the  card chosen by Howard Davit! for  Queen Alexandra while the Prince ofi  WaleB and tho German Emperor ore  supplied by Bernard Gibble with two  stirring scenes that recall episodes in  the naval history of their respective  countries, tho Prince's showing tho  "Victory in port am mrt h Harbor," the  Emperor's "Tho Hamburg Fleet putting to soa for tho protection of the  nnnsoatic States."  During September and October, 101?,  several hundred bushels of pine cones  were gathered by the Forest Rangers  on Dominion forest reserves. This work  is often mado easy by the squirrels,  which store large quantities of grct.ii  cones in holea fur use in the wintor  months. The rangers spread out the  cones in some dry place, and when  the scales open, the seeds are shaken  out, and the following spring tho best  of them are planted in the forest nurseries.  There aro more than one hundred  tree species found in Canada, of which  only thirty are conifers. ,Yot these latter constitute Canada's timber wealth.  Of those coniferous trees, or "ever-  LTi'oens", spruce easily takes first place,  constituting over one-third of the lumber and three-quarters of the pulp  wood cut in Canada in 1912. Four of  tho five species of spruce are of commercial importance, and at least two  of these five aro found in every province of -the dominion.  -o-  Thls summer an export Boil analyst  was engaged by tho Forestry Branch  of the Dominion government to substantiate the findings of the forest  surveyors in cases where there was any  doubt as to the non-agricultural character of forest   areas to be reserved.  P.O, Box 12  E.ENGLAND  BUILDER & CONTRACTOR  t'l.ns,   Sp.cific.tion.   .nd    Estimate.  Furnished  RROWN KICKS FIRST NAVY GOAI,  When tho thousands of speolatorn hud nsaorabled at the Polo Grounds  in New York City to witness tho annual conflict between the Army und  Navy teams thc BMemblage inoluded New York's ultra fashionable sot,  tho president of tho United States und many men prominont in public  lifo and nenrly ovory famous college player. Although each team had its  ardent admirorB and followers thoro was an under-current of feoling that  tho Navy toam was going to carry off tho laurols and when Brown of  the Annapolis toam kioked tho goal from placement, which resulted in tho  first sooring of tho gamo between the two sorvioes, the eyes of almost  every player were glued on tho pigskin whioh is seon sailing between ,the  ports. ���A walkover for tho Navy" was the general verdict of tho well-  filled stands at thi. moment.  R. MINNS & CO.  Cabinet Makers,  Undertakers and Embalmers  ELLIS STREET, KELOWNA  Telephone, 91 - - - - On call day and night  in ��������������� ������"���������  Phone 154 P.O. Box 19  /. A. BIGGER  Contractor and Builder  LAWRENCE AVENUE  Estimates Furnished on all kindt of buildings.      Residences and Modern  Bungalows a Specialty.  Interior Finishing, House Painting, &  Decorating by Contract  I have a full line of interior decorations, consisting of the latest and most up-  to-date wall hangings.    Call and inspect my stock of Wallpapers and get my  estimate on your spring painting and decorating.  Gty and country patronage solicited  THE GREENHOUSES, Richter Street  (Between Presbyterian and new English Churches)  CUT FLOWERSgSsUr-  POT    PLANTS for Christmas'Gifts,  A FEW BULBS LEFT  Phone 88        PALMER & ROGERSON       p.o. b�� i i  First-class Fruit Lands  For Sale on the Hepburn Flats  A large acreage will be planted this spring  with  standard varieties  Lots from Five Acres and Up.  Easy Terms: One-Fifth Cash, Dalance to suit purchaser  Absolutely  pure water.   Domestic supply piped to every lot  The Belgo-Canadian Fruitlands,  LIMITED  'Phone 240  P.O Box 147  Kelowna Machine Shops  Machinists and Engineers  (Garage in connection)  XUes Rpnair   ^Bw ^'" Machinery, Factory  Machinery,  " Steam Engines, Steam Fittings, Boilers, Gas  Enginys.Motor Boats, Elevators, Cement Mixers, Road Machinery  Automobiles  We Stock   CM  R��"ed Sna(tin8'  Bolu' Screw��-  Nuts,  and Engineers' Supplies  Agent, for th. famous  CADILLAC CARS  also lor  Dunlop Traction Tread Tires,  Morgan & Wright Tires,  and all kinds of MOTOR ACCESSORIES  For REPAIR WORK  we  have engaged  the  services of an  automobile expert who has lind years of experience in first-class  shops.   We are giving satisfaction to a great many car owners  ifrthe valley and can satisfy you.  Kelowna Machine Shops  A. McQUARRIE, Proprietor.  ABBOTT STREET -  - KELOWNA. B.C.  ,.,j< KELOWNA   RECORD  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 11, 1913  1914 Calendar  "THE LOVE SONG"  REPRODUCED FROM THE ORIGINAL PAINTING BY NICHOLAS P. ZAROKILLI  A Limited Number for Distribution.    Call early for Yours  XMAS COOKERY  is made easy and pleasant with  A "CANADA"  Success is assured in a satisfaction-guaranteed range  The " Canada" features  Small fuel bills  Simplicity of operation  Expert workmanship  Unexcelled appearance  AT RIGHT PRICES  E3  iNS^i  a^&I  1  ���5S8T  A  "CANADA" RANGE  Make your Xmas  the happiest possible  FINE FURNITURE  can very materially assist, and there can  be  no  more  opportune time than NOW  to purchase  Solid   Quarter Cut Fumed  Oak Colonial Design  Buffets, Extension Tables,  Dinner Wagons,  China Cabinets,  Dining Chairs  BEGINNING  Saturday, Nov. 22  28-Day Removal Sale  AND ENDING  Wednesday, Dec. 24  At 8 p.m., when the distribution of cash  will take place  Xmas Dinner  L  J3X  u  TABLE COMPLETENESS  Community Silver  Louis XVI Pattern  Knives and Forks Tea Spoons  Dessert Spoons   Table Spoons  Pie Servers  Sugar Tongs      Sugar Shells  Cake Knives, Fancy Cases  FINE GIFTS  Many olher designs in Reliance Plate,  1847 Rodgers, Carving Sets, &c.  Our stock of Table Cutlery is complete.  Skates, Hockey Sticks, Sleighs.  CONDITIONS OF SALE  Representing the 28 business days, we placed  with three prominent citizens 28 ballots each dated  consecutively from November 22nd, and each  ballot in a sealed envelope. The gentlemen have  deposited one envelope containing a Date in. a safety  vault; the other 27 envelopes have been burned  intact.  NO person knows the Date.  All cash paid for purchases on this Date will be  refunded after 8 p.m., on the last day of the sale.  A receipt will be given for all Cash Purchases  during the sale.  This sale applies to our entire stock of Hardware and House Furnishings.  Be sure you keep all your receipts, some of  them may bear the Refund Date.  If you make a purchase every day you cannot miss  All goods will be sold at the regular prices less  the usual cash discount.  At 8 p.m., Wednesday, December 24th, the  Refund Date will be exposed in our window.  KEEP YOUR RECEIPTS  WATCH OUR WINDOWS  Useful Gifts  Framed Pictures  Many are having pictures framed now and they make good  gifts.  Easy Chairs  and Rockers  ALL KINDS  Pedestals.  Jardiniere Stands  Parlor Tables  Writing Desks  Magazine Stands  Rugs & Mats  Fancy Chairs  Dressing Tables  There are many articlea in this  department that make splendid  gifts, always appreciated. We are  always glad to show you.  New goods arriving all the time,  direct from the factories.  Right prices and satisfaction.  Hard  ardware  DALGLEISH & HARDING  Furniture  - mmmm  THURSDAY, DECEMBER U, 1913  KSLOWNA RECORD  Instructive Toys  for the intelligent boy. In buying your boy or girl a  Christmas present don't forget that their recreations  now lay the foundation of their characters and careers  later on. "'  Electric  Working Models  1 =s i,  will give your boy his first insight into the power  which will one day run the world.  firing him to see our Display;  of Electric Motors, Trains, Cranes, Dynamos, Post  Card Projectors, and a host of other novelties.  Nothing Better for the Boy's Christmas Box  STRUCTO  Toy and Model Building Material. Builds bridges, trucks, machinery, cranes and other engineering structures.  Electric Appliances make ideal Christmas Presents tor the home  James & Trenwith  THE ELECTRIC STORE  Entrance to Opera House Water Street  Heads You Win  Tails We Loose  The Oak Hall Clothing Co. intend:*  holding a  Christmas Draw  Competition  From December I st until Christmas  Eve a Coupon will be given with  every dollars worth of goods purchased, entitling the holder to a  chance of winning the following  prizes:  The Drawing will take place on Xmas Eve at  10 o'clock. The owner of the first ticket drawn will  receive free a  $30.00 Suit or Overcoat  Second ticket drawn  $12.50 Suitcase  Third ticket drawn  $4.50 Hat  .  CONSOLATION PRIZE.  To the Person collecting the Greatest Nunber of  Coupons we will give a  Free Gift of a $25.00 Suit  Perhaps you may be one of the Lucky Winners.  You stand a good chance by buying freely and often.  5 per cent, discount on all caah purchases.  DYEING TREES  Deep-blue oak or bright green obest-  nut wood may now be grown to furnish new effects for furniture or decorating, for it has been found to be  entirely possible to dy�� a tree before  it is chopped down.  An expert on dyeing has found that  if a suitable kind of chemical is used  the sap ol the tree will take up the  dye and distribute it evenly all  through the wood of the trunk and  branches; but a fast color must boused or the dye will fade in timber just  as it would in cloth.  ...The method is to bore a small hole  completely through a tree, near the  ground, plug up one end of the bole  and in the other side supply ths dye  from a bottle, or some other reservoir  that will feed as much chemical constantly as the sap of the tree will take  op.  The dyes��muni, be soluable in wator  and of a kind readily diffusible from  cell to cell of the wood, in order to  spread,evenly, Eosine, tor instance ho  found would only give a red-veined ��rf-  fect to the timber. Malachite green  aad methylene blue give very even  coloring.  A fast yellow iB obtained Irom a curtain aniline dye and a salmon red  from another ��� synthetic pigment.  Another investigator has found that  sick trees can be cured by injections  into their veins, the sap carrying the  remedy to all parts of the tree and  effecting a cure. His experiments  were. conducted on apple trees that  were apparently dying. One tree absorbed three quarts of medicine by intravenous Injection in tho course of  twenty days r and then began to improve rapidly. Leaves came out, buds  appeared, and in six months' time  many branches grew ten inches in  length.  Another troe, which waB dried up  and black, took, its dose of three or  four quarts in throe dayB and fully  rocovered. Peach trees alBo yielded  to the treatment. The medicine used  was mostly fertilizers, such . as potassium nitrate in a liquid solution, or a  solution of manure; but for some conditions the medicine was simply pure  water or a solution of oommon salt.���  Saturday Post.  TEA FROM COFFEE LEAVES  Tea, as everybody knows, is made  from leaves, while coffoe, is derived  Irom borries or beans. Just here is  where something has been overlooked,  in the opinion of a scientific investigator. The leaves of the coffee plant  are not only available for making a  beverage, but they posseBB properties  whioh make them more valuable than  ths coffee beans.  In appearance aod fragrance the  dried coffee leaves very muoh resemble those of the tea plant. An infusion of them made, just as in the  case of ordinary tea, an aromatio bsver  age is produces that it bitter to the  taste, but not disagreeably bo, and  whioh contains almost as much theine  as real tea, whilo tbere ia a muoh  smaller proportions of tannin.  It may yet be poBeiblo to grow tea  and coffee on the same plant.  NEW WATER LEGISLATION  PROMISED  Under the direction of Hon. W. R.  Ross, minister of lands, department  experts of the foreat branch have just  completed tbe revision and consolidation of the provincial water aot.  In the undertaking of this important  work of codifying existing water legislation in the province, it was not proposed by Hon. Mr. Rosa to make any  sweeping changes, but he aimed to  make the legislation more readable  and more suitable in the arrangement  of its various parts so that'lawyers  and others might no longer be able  to speak of the amendments to the  water aet as "another dose". It is  believed that there is no subject more  complicated than that of water legislation.  The fact that from the earliest  times only recorded rights to use  water in British Columbia have been  recognized coupled with the further  faot that for several decades loose  methods of administration have prevailed having combined to mako the  task of codifying legislation and  bringing records up to date an Important one. The holders of ths early  records, it is claimed, have in many  cases failed to make the slightest development for 10, 20 rr 30 years, but  were left undisturbed in their holdings. Not only were many of the old  records vague and uncertain in their  meaning, but their validity was often  open to question. They were often  filed away in dirty and forgotten volumes and they applied perhaps to  streams as to the wator supply of  which these was tbe utmost ignorance.  A few years ago water holders  pressed for legislation dealing wltb  old records and the water aot of 1909  was passed. This iB the basis of the  present legislation and it is regarded  in many quarters as an admirable  piece of legislation. It constituted a  board of investigation, whose,duty it  was to determine existing righta to tbe  use of water in various streams. The  making of satisfactory adjudications  required careful surveys and the compilation of hydraulio data.  Farmers in the dry belts of the  provinoe will soon now be enab.ed to  co-operate in the establishment and operation of their irrigation systems, it  Is declared by the minister ol lands,  il the bill ol water municipalities becomes law. The bill will largely affect the Okanagan, Southeastern Kootenay, Kamloops and Ashcroft district.  sots  COAL  COAL  WARNING  There is every prospect for a  COAL FAMINE  for the coming winter owing  to labor troubles at the mine*.  Consequently it is to your advantage to lay up a plentiful  supply of coal.   Order NOW.  W. HAUG  'Phone - 66  PANAMA-PACIFIC BUILDING CONSTRUCTION AHEAD OF  SCHEDULE  Construction on ths Panama-Pacific International Exposition,, to open  in San Francisco in 11)15, has broken  all records in rapid exposition building. The main exhibit section is now  under way and millions of'lest of lumbar have been raised into plaoe. An  army of workmen is employed at the  grounds. According ,lo a recent statement ol Director ol Works Harris D.H.  Connick, the exposition is eleven per  cent ahead ol the definite schedule  adopted more than a year ago. All  the exposition palaces will be completed months before the opening of  the exposition, on Febrdarv 20, 1915.  THERE is big money in chicken  raising if you want to go into  it for profit. But there is also a lot of money in it if  you desire to raise them for your own table or to sell them  to your neighbours. You can have a chicken dinner every  day for ' next to nothing' if you will take our advice.  We have much land suitable for chicken  raising from a back yard space to a large  tract Call and see our list and let us also  give you some Money-Making Pointers  E. W. WILKINSON & CO.  Our representative it now in London, Eng.   Send in your  Hit and get in touch with  Er.pl>:)   Inn.  1  2       3       4       vT      6      7  8  21  Meal Ticket  9  20  GREEN TEA ROOM  Misses Mearns 6. Smith, Props.  10  19  LAWRENCE AVE., opposite M-thodut Ck.  II  MISS JESSIE WILSON AND FRANCIS B. SAYRE WHO WERE RECENTLY MARRIED AT THE WHITE HOUSF  The wedding ol the President's second daughter was tbo most auspicious occasion seen in ths White House, sinoc the marriage of Alios  Roosevelt to Nicholaa Longworth. Ths diplomatic corps of the national  capital attended in full dress uniforms, resplendent in gold and silver  laoe, while the feminine contingency was attired for the most part in  modish, but sombre hued garments.  i Immediately alter the wedding supper had been served, the happy  bride and groom were whisked away in the White House motor, lor an  unknown destination, but it ir said that in a lew days'they will sail for  a brief honeymoon in Europe, returning in January, to Wiltiamstown,  Mass., where Mr. Sayre will take hip his duties as assistant to President Harry Garfield, ol Williams   Collage.  iVIuKkdQN'S  Dance Hall  LAWRENCE AVENUE  We are open to accept engagements for Private  and Public Dances.  3,000 sq. feet of Highly-Polished  Hardwood Floor  All conveniences, including Dressing-Rooms  for Ladies  and  Gentlemen, lavatories, Kitchen and necessary uten-  aila, &c, complete.   Well heated, lighted and ventilated.  Music and refreshments arranged for  Prices on application to  ARMSTRONG & HAYMAN  Be at the  Moo&e Cinderella Dance  Thursday, December 11th  Weekly dances start Tuesday, December 9th.   Duncan's  orchestra in attendance  ���ni KELOWNA RECORD  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 11, 1913  Kelowna Land & Orchard Co.  LIMITED  Nursery Stock for Fall  or Spring Planting  (One year budded on imported French seedlings, three-year  roots)  APPLES  Newtown Pippin  Delici jus  Spiteenberg  Wealthy  Mcintosh  Jonathan  King David  Grimes Golden  And other varieties  CRAB APPLES  PEARS  Flemish Beauty  Bartlett  D'Anjou,  PLUMS  Bradshaw  Italian Prunes  CHERRIES  DuCc  Bing  Lambert  Windsor  Royal Anne  Olivette  English Morello  Our  Stock  has  Won   lis  Own   Reputation  Price List on Application  OFFICES :  Belgo-Canadian Building.   'Phone 5  P.O. Box 274  TAKE NOTICE  OWING to the  increasing demands of our  Made to Order  department  we  find it  necessary  to go  out  of  Ready-to-Wear  Clothing and Gents.' Furnishing.  We have a large and well-assorted stock of  Suits aud Overcoats in up-to-date styles, which  we are prepared to dispose of at the very lowest  clearing prices.  DAVIES & MATHIE  tailor Shop, PENDOZI STREET  One block from main street  C]    It will pay you to walk this block  DRESSMAKING  High-Class, by experienced  Dressmaker;  3  years  with  Drysdales,  Vancouver.  Best Work     Moderate Prices  Mrs. GRIFFITHS  RICHTER ST., opposite Nurseries  I  Mr. Qi 0, Hume its loaving this  woek for Ottawa where he'will re-  main until spring.  .... j  Mr. Sydney    Py'i-an left    yesterday;  for the old country whore he will upend  the next fow months.  tt   *  *   tt  Thfl usual Sunday services will' be  held in the Kant Kelowna school housu  next Sunday >at H o'elook.  ��� ���   -    * '  Mr. and Mrs.  Purves returned to tho  city on Saturday afternoon last.  Mrs.  Archie  Kilwards returned   from  tho toast on Saturday.  ��� ���  .#   *  The next mooting of the Benvoulin  Literary society will he a Hat Night  held at the home of Mr. A. Patterson  on Deuomber 12,  Rvorybody welcome. ���  The l.envou.in Literary Society had  the pleasure of hearing rRov, D..L  Welsh give nn address on Education-,  lal Ideals and Citizenship lasl "Friday  night.  Owing the the fact that tho annual  meeting of tho Associated Boarda of  Trade of tho Okanagan is boing hold  next woek op tho lflth and 17th tlie  usual monthly meeting of tlie Kelowna  Hoard has been postponed to the 23rd.  Mrs. P. Helm, late principaWof "The  Royal Shorthand School" of Victoria,  T..C'., is commencing in Kelowna a series of classes in Bhorthand and typewrit ing. Mrs. Heim is at present resident in Vernon. The courses . will  commence on tho first Monday in the  new year.  ��� t   #   ��  Tho Henevolent Society are undertaking to prepare and distribute a  Sjinta riaus basket, for the poorer  children of our city. Those in sympathy and wishing to help, may leave  donations at the homo of Mrs. Row-  clilYe on or before Dec. 21th. jTovs.  candles, or Other Xmas dainties will  be most   acceptable.  KELOWNA-WEST BANK  STEAM FERRY  Leaves Kelowna'.) a.m., 3.30  p.m  Leavei Weitbank 9.30 a.m., 4 p.m.  Mrs. M. E. Farrell  FASHIONABLE  DRESSMAKER  Ellis Street  KELOWNA. B.C.  Evening Gowns a Specialty  Fall Suits and Coats  AnJ  it now  ready  to  take  ordera   for  in*de-t��-in��a��ure garments for the Crown  Tailoring Co.  Extra Service on  Wednesdays & Saturdays  Leaves Kelowna 11 a.m.  Leaves Weitbank 11.30 a.m.  TERMS CASH  JAMES L CAMPBELL  'Phone No. 108  Messrs.  t\ O'Noil and D. Wade,     oi  Kamloops arrived in the city Sunday  afternoon.  ��   t   ��   ���  Mr, and Mrs. S, T. Elliott returned  on Saturday  last  from a    brief visit  to the count.  ��� *   *   ���  .Mr. VMM. Wollaston returned this  week foom n visit to tiugland, where  he has been for some inoathn past.  The members of the Moose Lodgo  are holding a Cinderella dance in  Morrison's now  hall tonight,  i   *   t   #  Mr. K. I\ Oxley has received this  week what in perhaps the largest oon:  B.gnmont ol Japanese   oranges whioh  ever eame into Kelownn. __  tt   ���   * '.a  Messrs. Morrison A: Thompson have  just completed some extensive alterations to their premises. The tinshop  has boon moved across the lane at  tho buck. Into the second story of the  new block, and lhe room formerly occupied for this purpose has been fitted  up    as    oll'iees.    with a stairway up-  pi'unchlng it   from  the si ore  ��� ��� '���   ���  Mr. mid Mrs. I ieol'ge l.obison and  family were passengers by Tuesday's  boat on their way to the coast, from  whence they will' proceed to .heir  old home ia Nevada, The ill-health ot  Mrs. Robison made the journey leces-  sary. Mr. Robison was manager of  the Krlowna Grocery and his place  will be taken by l.yle Coates.  tt    ft    ���    4  Mr. \V. .1. Morrison, the new local  manager tor the Okanagan Telephone  Co., arrived iliis week from Manitoba  to take up his duties. Mr. Morrison  is a brother of the C.I'.R. agent at  Vernon. Air. ('. Hubbard has been  appointed lineman in charge of the  out-door work connected with the lo  cal system.   -O   INTERESTING   PAPER  HF.AD  AT  BAPTIST YOlING PEOPLE'S  SOCIETY  lOCKI-.Y BOYS WILT.  flTVE ENTERTAINMENT  The Kelowna senior hockey players  are organizing ,a grand concert and  athletic entertainment to take place  in the opera houae next Tuesday night.  \ feature of the evening's entertainment will be an exhibition wrestling  match between Bob Sutherland and  Clarence Rkluml, who has already appeared on the local stage. There will  also be a display of "dju Jitsu" by  local daps; a boxing bout between  E. Hoy and Barton; blindfold boxing;  Highland dancing to bag-pipe (accompaniment; musical stunts by the  "Whang-Doodle Hand" and the "Puzzi  Wuszi Quartette" and a few other  surprises. The admission is placed at  50 cents, though reserved seats may  be booked  at  Crawford's  for If. cents.  Christmas is not complete without  candies and you can have the best obtainable by galling then, at, -Ms-  gard's. 3-1  "The economic waste of the liquor  traffic" was tho subject of a paper  read by Mrs. D. d. Welsh at tho meeting of tho .Baptist Young Peoples'Society on .Monday evening. Thero was  a good attendance of young people to  hear tho paper. Mrs. Welsh produced  a large number of taots to show how  detrimental the traffic wns to business  trade, morals and in other ways. Thn  ijuestion u.s to whether the liipior traffic [iaid was answered with uu emphatic negative by tho speaker. A  discussion followed the reading of the  paper and a hearty vote of thanks  was accorded to Mrs. Welsh. Next  Monday there will be a debate on the  vexed question as to whether Orientals should be excluded from British  Columbia, and as tho ijiiestion is one  which can be looked at from many  points of view, there should be a big  attendance to hear both sides of it.  Order your -Japanese orangos from  (Kiev's at  75 cents per box.'  ft   ��� .���   ���  J f you want a nice, well-assorted  and high grade box of chocolates go  to Alsgard's. .M  NOTICE  Notice is hereby given that at the  next statutory meeting of the Board  of Licensing Commissioners for the  City of Kelowna, I, Arthur Peabody,  intend to apply for a renewal of my  licence to sell liquor by retail in the  premises known as the Palace Hotel,  situated on the north side of Bernard  Avenue, between Wator street and Pendozi street, in the City of Kolowna,  B. C. 51-03  HUEKTA! BREAKING BREAD AT BANQUET WITH DIAZ  When peace rcigaad in Bjfoxioo, and when the foes of today wore in  peaceful harmony with their enemies of the present, so far as outward  appearances wont, there wore many banquets at which those who are  now fighting each other, wero at that time drinking toasts to the long  life of tho Diaz regime.  At the timo this photograph was taken, Felix Diaz, at whose right  sitB Huerta the present Mexican dictator, Jittlo thought that Huerta  would prove to, be his Judas. .  ���  Xmas Draws Near  and  we would especially mention  at this  time  as  most appropriate  Xmas Gifts-  Strap Watches Silver Enamel Jewelry  Swan Pens  . Indian Ivbry Brushes, Combs, 6tc.  Ebony     ���           ��� ���  Cameo Rings  Souvenir Jewelry                    Souvenir Spoons  Silver and  Plush Jewel Cases  Toilet Sets Clocks  I  KNOWLES, Xmas Present Specialist  nie Moist��� Ad mited��� -oiiifTildeMeY"  1 '...i fe:i....  P. BURNS & Co., Ltd.  Wholesale and Retail  MEAT MERCHANTS  Fresh Meat Daily  Full supply of Hams and Bacon  Fresh Fish in season  W. LUDLOW, Manager  KELOWNA  Phone 135  OK.LUMBER CO.,Ltd.  Are now  completely equipped  to supply all  your  lkmber needs.  We have now a large stock ot tool aad coast  ROUGH AND FINISHING LUMBER  of high-grade quality ��nd In spUtndid coaditioB.  A complete line of  DOORS AND  WINDOWS  LATH AND SHINGLES THUHSDAY, DECEMBER 4, 1913  KELOWNA RECORD  ]  CAR LOAD OF  Cutters & Sleighs  Sleighs in 2in. Ih and 3 in. runners.  Cutters in many different styles  ALSO  Rubber Lined Rugs  Horse Blankets,    Fur Robes,  Wool Rugs,  Water Proof Blankets.  *       Wd Always Carry a Splendid Stock of  TRUNK"      SUIT CASES      CLUB BAGS     TELESCOPES  Baled Hay and Feed of all Kinds  W. R. GLENN & SON  Dealers in  Farm and Orchard  Implements  Pendozi street & Lawrence Avenue     -     KELOWNA  'Phone 150.  Advertise and the world stands with you. Quit,   ind you stand alone.  Meeting of City Council  (Continued Irom Pact l.J  0. Mackay, salary       ...    96.00  it. Sutherland, salary   825.00  'A. R. Davy, salary    lfl6.8B  Dr. H.L.A. Keillor, offico rent...   27.50  .J. A. Bigger, salary   26.00  Kelowna City  Band       7H.00  1\ Make, work on polo line       1.00  W.  Craze,waterworks work       1,66  V. Coffee, waterworks work      66.00  G. F. Teal waterworks work ... 100.00  1'owerhouse pay roll, Novomlier 558.46  A, I,. McNaughton, maps   105.00  CJ.H.E.  Hudaon, booklets        6.25  W. 1*. Meredith, teaming  6   1.75  G. Markham, care of firo hall  and offices      13.60  C.I'.R., freight      11.28  Following is the list of accounts  which, owiqg to laco of space we wero  unablo to publish in last issue:���  The Finance Committee recommend*  payment of the following accounts'  Chas. Harvey, shale for streets 8172.35  J, 1.. Wilson, power house work   29.28  Geo. Mel'hee, ��� street work        8.50  K. Dann, sewer, work       18.70  J. D. Plant       18.70  .1. Plant      18.00  J, R. Moore, sower work        18.35  Dalgleish & Harding, Oct. aoot.     7.90  Kelownn Sawmill Co, Oct. supplies nnd hauling fuel     176.00  M. G. Blair, Oct. supplies       13. 0  1. S. Chamberlain, Oct supplies 4.76  0. K. Lumber Co. Oct. suppljes 130.50  Max Jenkins & Co, park sup. 5.00  Max Jenkins & Co, teaming... 30.00  Morrison Thompson Company  Office supplies       17.30  Police station       19.15  Fire Hall supplies        3.25  A. Gibson, work on streets ... 21.00  Imperial Oil Co. sewer supplies 16.13  Buffalo Meter Co. water meters  and fixtures      99.00  RobertBon-Godson    Co.    waterworks nupplies      96.00  ('oaten,     Edwards    &    Gowen  waterworks supplies    .90  Sewer time sheet, (16 days) to  Octobor 31     227.25  Govt. Laboratory, touting wator 10.00  T. Onodera, refund road tax ... 2.00  G. H. Dunn, Petty cash, Nov. 35.13  I Utter & Simpson,     office  sup.       3.00  0. K. Lumber Co. supplies        1.50  ,Crnwford &  Co.   Stationery   ... .75  Kolowna Machine  Shops,  hauling  fire dept., equipment    to  fires       15.00  Clement-Rlggi, Ltd. supplies ... 200.48  G.  Mackay, refund ol disburse  ments   4.00  A. Gibb, special constable   33.00  Kelowna Courier,, printing and  stationery   221.20  [Mikado Cafe, prisoners meals 5.75  E. T. W.  Pearse, Govt.  Agent,  maintenance of prisoner    16.60  James &  Trenwith, fixtures ... 3.22  I).  Leckie general supplies   26.41  W. Haug, fuel   14.70  W. Haug, .power house'supplies 32.95  W. Haug, fuel, fire   hall   24,06  W.   It.   Trench,  stationery     4.00  A. J, Jones, power housu sup. 1.25  A. iForsytho, power housework 7.50  Kelowna Machine Shops, power  house supplies   1.00  K. F. Oxley, park supplies   2,00  McKenzie Co. Ltd. power house  supplies  2.00  P. B. Willits *k Co, stgtionory 8.40  Thos. Lawson. Ltd, supplios... 11.40  Imperial    Oil Co.  power house  supplies  20.34  Puckard Electric  Vo.  repairing  electric meters    9.15  Gutta  Peroha oa Rubber. Ltd.  fire hose   500.00  Vancouver Engineering Company, power house supplies. 64.15  McColli    Bros.    & Co.,     power  house supplies   ��� 42.60  Goldie <fc MoOullooh Co. power  house supplies   21,35  Canadian   General   Eleotrio Co.  power house supplies   179.28  Hooker  Electric    and Chemical  Co, sewer   supplies   25.93  C. P. R., freight   48.26  City of Lothbridge, refund     of  disbursements   6.40  STOLE PRINCE'S  SHIRT  SCHOOL OF APPLE PACKING.  Carl Englehnrdt, a plumber was fined fifty marks last Saturday for stealing a shirt belonging to Prince Sigis  mund of TTohenzollorn a second cousin  of the Kaiser. The prince changed hia  shirt after dinner in Berlin and send  it home, by a Bervant. The servant  was robbed on a surburban train. Tho  nhirt has boon, recovered.  Thi. management of the Kelowna  Growers' Exchange are making arrangements with the Department of  Agriculture to hold one of the government packing schools in Kelowna during the present'winter. Ab in previous years the department undertake  to provide an expert instructor, and  the Growers' Exchange wiM provide accommodation for tho school in its own  building. A great deal of good work  has been done by these packing schools  in thi; pnst, and many who have taken advantage of them have equipped  themselves with a means of earning  good money during the rush of the  packing season. Tho instruction is  given in a course of twelve lessons,  for which a fee of $3.00 is charged.  For the convenience of those who find  it impossible to attend during the  day time a separate evening course iB  to be arranged if possible.'A separate  class will aleo be held Tor ladieB should  sufficient of the fair; sex make application. Applications, it may be mentioned are to be mode without delay  to the manager of the Kolowna Growers' Exchange.  CAN NOT TRAVEL JN    SLEEPERS  WITHOUT BERTH TICKETS  Several of the through trains on the  ('.P.R. main line have been for some  time composed entirely of steeping  cars, and as no day coaches are provided, passengers must, necessarily provide themselves with sleeping ear accommodation. A report has lately  boon current that in response to rep*  resentations made to them, the Board  of Railway Commissioners have issued an order that even though no  day coaches -are comprised in the train  passengers muit be allowed to travel  without being obliged to purchase  sleeping oar tickets. The report, however had now been officially contradicted, no such order having been issued.  Travellers therefore must still book  berths on these trains or wait for  trains with day coaches.  OIL EXCITEMENT AT MISSION  Indications of the existence ol oil,  petroleum and natural gas have been  discovered in largo quantities in the  vicinity of Mission, and as a consequence the settlors in that district  have been keeping (he local land office jat New Westminster very busy  during the liast few days by staking  all the available land in that section.  See   Knowles'     Btrnp  watches     and  Cameo rings.  Plumb pudding sets at Knowles' 6O0  nnd 75e.  The lock-gates and sills of the Panama canal are all made from "Green-  * heart", a large tree found in tho dense  jungles *>f northern South America, especially British Guinea. The wood, will  bear, without crushing, a weight of  six tons to the square inch, and will  remain sound for a hundred years under water, being immune to the attacks of tho salt-water toredo. A single log costs several hundreddollars.  Fire which started in the drying  room of the Woodstock, Ont., Evaporating company destroyed the building  and a thousand cases of dried apples.  The damage is estimated at over ten  thousand dollars.  Fifty-eight carloads of fruit and  produce were shipped from ihe Okanagan Valley during the week ending  nt midnight, Tuesday November 19th.  bringing the total for the year up to  1,737 carloads. At a conservative average valuation of $750 per oar, this ,  represents $1,302,760. These, figures  take no account of shipments in lean  than carload lots, nor of express ship-  iieuts, which have been heavy.  That Bawdust and other mill wa-ttc  can be profitably manufactured into  briquettes for fuel is evident from tho  fact that a large lumber oompany in  British Columbia is erecting a 850,000  plant, which will have a daily output  of about thirty tons of such briquettes  Thoy will aoll for about five dollaiR  a ton at the mill.  Because the late government expropriated the townBite of Transcona,  Manitoba, for purposes of the Transcontinental railway, the Canadian Northern, which owned the peopcrty now  claims upwards of a million dollars  This is greatly in excess of the estimate of government valuators, and  a suit has been instituted in the Exchequer court. It will oomo up on  Docomber 15.  Knowles'   watch guessing   Saturday,  all day,  no charge.  For high     class confections go     to  Alsgard's. 9-4  550 DOLLARS IN PRIZES  IN OUR BIG  VOTING CONTEST  NOW GOING ON  To increase our fall business we have decided to add Four More Prizes to our Piano Voting Contest. These prizes  are all of the highest quality and are guaranteed by the makers. You are not too late to enter the contest even at   this late date and secure one of these valuable prizes   l  w  HHHHHHBHI  I  K        ^   .,..,...   ^ItL                          |  H^ta.                   HTkl'.T                                                                                           ..i.l.H  List of Prizes to be Given Away FREE in our  Voting Contest on December 31st  I st Prize  2nd  3rd  4th  5th  ����  ��>  ..  Upton Upright Grand Piano.  McClary's Kootenay Range.  Sunset Sewing Machine.  Stephenson Washing Machine.  Set Sheffield Carvers.  Morrison ��� Thompson Hardware Company, Ltd.  l  - KELOWNA RECORD  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 11, 1918  is Brimful of Opportunities  for the Economical Buyer  If You Want a  Bargain  AND ESPECIALLY  An Overcoat Bargain  such as you often read about but seldom    get���you     should    come to thia  store where one dollnr does  tho work  of two���and  where prices have  almost  fifty per cent uf saving in them.   Our  stock, of    Overcoats    is full of     good  things���and we are selling them.  MEN'S i,.l'.I.COATS  ����o.<m and *.n no values        **tt.OO  $tt7.50, t.%5.00, $44.00 values $l��.&0  $39.00 Wl.M, $'40.00 values $13.50  $18.06, $17.00, $l!V00 values $10.50  $13.50, $13.50 values   $8.50  Alt  .Sizes  1��H..��RllHHaBHe.W&aBSHnamHBW?  GreatValueGiving  in Dressy Christmas  Clothes for Boys  There are two partiea to be ��jiitcd-  the Boy himself, and hia parents, Our  experience   in catering    to the    little  fellowa lnm taught ua how to meet the  demands ol thia trade���at a    saving  that no prudent parent oan overlook.  Boya SuitB up to $5.00   $8.T5  Boys Suits up to $.00   $4.15  Boys SuitB up to $8.5$   $5.05  Boys SuitB up to $11.00  $T50  All Sizes  ||   JERE is a crowded newsy page of Big Honest Values  *���  f   in Christmas Gifts we are able to offer because we  sell for Spot Cash, and lose nothing through bad debts.  We are showing gifts appropriate for every member of the  family���father, mother, brother, sistei, relatives, friends and  sweethearts���and with the selection as varied and attractive  and the prices as small and economical, Christmas Shopping  and Gift Selecting at this store should not only be a pleasure  to yourself, but a joy everlasting to your Purse.  Suit Cases and Trunks  For Christmas Gifts  They are a most suitable Christmas Present���e^Hrially for  those  who are going away  on     tho  holiday  excursions.     We  1             have  them   in  all   sizes,   and  styles,   nnd  can  Biiit not     only  your  particular  taste���but  also your pocket book.  Prices from $3.50 to $20  Dents Furlined Gloves for Men  Holiday Linens  Nicely Boxed if you wish, and Low Priced  No  housekeeper    ever had  too  many  linens  and thero   is  nothing a woman  will' prize  more.��� We  have prepared  Illegally  for the  great   holiday  demand  for these goods,  and  are  showing some extra good  values.     Cur assortment comprises  the following lines:    Centre I'ieeos, Tray  Cloths. Dresser Scarfs  Pillow  Shams,   l.ace Doylies, Five O'clock Ten  Cloths,     Side  board Drapes, Embroidered Pillow Cases, Towels, Table Cloths  and  Xapkins,  Cushion Covers, Laundry  Bags.    See the handsome designs   in    our    windows,     and  the prices  s]>eak     for  themselves.  Ladies'  Fascinating    1  them?���In exquisit  a bit backward ii  by  fur thu lurges  litTuuboutB. Yor  the pricea.   To sic  to 82.00 without  lino justice.  A Rain or Sh  irift.   W�� have th  Dainty Neckwear  For Christmas Gifts  ttlo bits of dainties���how oan    we describe  e variety too���and customers haven't been  telling us that our selection is not    only  Imt    our   prices are decidedly the lowest  must   Bee   the goods in order to appreciate  nply tell you'that the prices range from 2fio.  showing you the goods would not do     the'  lar IJ.RU values.    Holiday Special  $3.50  ne Umbrella  is just tho thing, for a Christmas  .m in great variety.  And all through the store similarly low prices prevail on the many different lines of goods  suitable for Christmas Gifts  No Fancy Profits have entered here into the calculation of Prices on Holiday Goods  A Silk Waist  (price iaciificed) makes a Handsome Christmas  Gift  Our ollering presents practically every handsome style  brought out this season. Some of these we received just  recently���not more than a week ago���. They comprise many  different varieties) of Silk Weaves in beautiful up-to-date color-  inga. The original prices of those Waists, rangod from 14*60  to 19.50 each. For quick holiday wiling we have them reduced in price���each one of thorn���no that you can buy them  now from  $3.50 to $6.50  Men's Pure Silk Shirts, all sizes, from  $3.50 to $4.50  Gift Gloves  are very acceptable for  Christinas  Stylish well-made gloves���in the various colorings that tho season has  brought forth���ready to givo tho flnlsh-  ing touch to the costuroo���at pricea  that arc reasonable indeed���and each  pair put up in a Inncy Christmas box  il you ask lor it.���Isn't that an attractive combination?  KID GLOVES AND Sl'EDES  Sl.aR and $1.50 values at   MOO  S-.5S Fur-lined gloves   Sl.TS  ��'. 50 Ladies' Suede Gauntlets   $1.15  All Sites  Christmas Handkerchiefs  For Lest  Dainty Lawn and Cambric���at well aB Pure Linen Handkerchief in pluin HornHtitcticd ed^'s. or embroidered edge*  and corners, or fancy Lace edges and corners, otc, etc. Really  the gathering comprises most Hurprislng values���and Holiday  buyers will choose quickly���that's a certainty.  Prices 10c. to 65c.  Mens I'ure Silk Handkerohiofs, in a large variety of patterns  Prices 50c, 65c, 75c.  Men's Initial Linen Handkerchiefs, each  Each 25c.  Ladies' Initial Linen Handkerchiefs, eaoh  Each 25c.  Dolls, Dolls, Dolls  Such a lot ol them���pretty, elegant, inexpensive German  Dolls��� direct Irom the fatherland, can't speak a word of  English���but oh���they are pretty, especially to the eyes of  your little ones, and they are so low prioed too. Every little  girl can afford to have one for Christmas.  25c, 35c, 50c, 75c, $1, $U5  Christmas Ribbons in all their Glory  onlv they are down in prioe. Five-inch ribbons   for  26   oent.  and narrower widths proportionately oheaper.  Eider Down Bed  Comforters  A handsome Christmas Present and  ono desired by moBt any house wife.���  Thoy arc made of pure sterilized Eider  Down, dried by cold air���and covered  either with Bilk, Satin or firat quality  Art Satoen, in beautiful designs and  coloring,,.  Size TO x la inches.  $T.50 Down Comforters   $5.T5  110.00 Down Comforters   $T.T5  #13.50 Down Comfortora   (9.211  Women's Belts  for  Christmas Gifts  A pretty belt is the laat touch that  gives thc linishing neatneaa to tho figure���and we have a showing to delight  the eyes of tho wearers of them. They  come at vory little coat and yet���perhaps no other item of the drees will  add so much effectiveness to the costume.  Pricos Tftc, 85c, and (1.1  House Slippers  for  the Family  The time of iheir appreciation is at  hand���we have a splondid assortment,  nnd thc prices speak for themselves.  Ladies' and Misses Waoquta Mooca-  sin Slippers. Wool-lined, regular St.00  values     $1.50  Ladies' Felt Romeos, fur trimmed,  SI.T5 values   $l.'.&  Ladies' and Children's Comfy Felt  Slippers, $1.35 values   $lc.  Make Yourself a  Christmas Gift  of the best Suit of Clothes  in our store for $19.50  We have set aside for this speoial  occasion some 3# suita ranging in  price from SU.50 to $35.00 and offer oach one of them at a special  holiday bargain at  $19.50  per suit  They aro the vory  beet suits money  can buy and como in a fine range of  newest patterns and colorings.       /  RICHMOND'S  Successors to Lequime Bros.  Kel  owna  9 DtV^  '���������  id 1  THUBSDAY, DECEMBER 11, 1913  KELOWNA RECORD  Poultry Notes  Tho provincial poultry show; under  tho management of tho B. ('. Poultry  Association ia being' hold this wjok  at flrand Forks, and promises to be a  notable event in the poultry world.  J.��present ativee from all parts of thc  province will bo present. A convention will ulso bo held, and a good  programme of addresses by prominent  poultry fanciers has been prepared.  The speakers will include G. M. Tripp,  mayor of Grand Porks, Mrs. Helen  Dow Whitaker, of Tracyton, Wat.li. tt.  W. McGrigor, of Jtossland and Ben  Hoy, of Veroon. Tho members of -the  Grand Forks Association are enter-  taining tho visitors to a banquet. Mr.  TC. T.. Ward, sseretary of tho Kolowna  society  will  represent   Kelowna.  The Annual Poultry show is over  once more and local poultry koepors  are now turning themselves to the  practical problems of getting their  birds into laying condition in order  to reap some of the benefits of tbe  present high prioe at which the '"hen-  fruit" is selling. If it hits done nothing else the show has demonstrated  that here at any rate a better 4ype  of bird is boing raised than was the  ease a low years ago: that farmers are  realizing that good stock pays better  than any old stuff. Tho general display at the show was in the opinion  of Mr. Garland, the judge, a credit to  the district, and included, birds which  would hoiu their own in any of the  big shows. He'also complimented the  local association on the satin factory  way in which tho birds were cooped,  and upon the arrangements generally.  During the course of last week's  show, Mr. A. Notley, who was acting  as judge's assistant, made a eerier of  notes upon the birds exhibited,  which may bo of interest to the various prize winners, as giving some olue  to the points for which the various  positions were assigned:  BARRED ROCKS      ,  First Cock.���Fair in type and barring, coarse in furnishings, little too  high on legs.  Second Cock.���Not so good as firat  in head points, slight brownish tinge  in feathers.  First Cockerel.���Goog type and birring.'  NYron< 1 Cockerel.���(Jood type, tout  not so good in barring.  First' Hon���Good tyue, grand barring.  ���Second Hon.���Good type, not so good  in head points as firat, lit t le off. color  in legs.  First Pullet.-Good type, a little uneven in barring.  Second iPullet.���Not so good in type,  little off oolor in legs, rather a small  specimen.  WYAND0TTE3  Did not come up to expectations, a  good ideal of room for improvement  here.  First  Cook.���Good type and oolor*  Second Cook.���Not so good in head  points, a little too narrow in breast.  First Cockerel.���A nice bird in type  and color, but a tittle on the small  side.  Second Cockerel.��� Not so good in  comb as first, .yellowish tinge in hackle, pinched in breast.  First Hon.���A good bird, off color, in  legs.  Second Hen.���A grnnd old bird but  not in show condition.  First l'ullet.���Good in type, a little  too narrow in crown.  Second Pullet.���Not quite bo good  in type as first.  PARTRIDGE WYANDOTTKS  First Cock.-���Small, not in good show  condition, type fairly good.  First Hon,���Fair typo ��nd pencilling.  Second Hon.���Not so good.  RHODE ISLAND RKDS. B.C.  First Cook.���Nice type, little uneven  in color.  Firsi Cockerel, ���(.rand Typo, guod  color, a choice specimen.  Second Cockerel.��� Not so good! in  color.  First Hon.���Fair type, little mealy.  Second Hon.���^air type, not so good  in color.  First Pullflts-T-Grand typo and color  of plume, a little off in eyes.  kllOI>l<. ISLAND RKDS, R.C.  First Cook.���(rood ty|M>, a little out  of eondition.  First' Cookerel.���Fair type and color.  rather poor comb.  Second Cockerel. ���Uneven color iu  plumage.  First Hen.���Fair type and color,  Second Hen.��� Small, poor color.  First Pullet.��� Good length, littlo  pinched in breast, good even color.  Second Pullet.��� Lost in length of  back to first, not quite so good in  color.  BRAHMAS  First Cock.���Good typo but not in  show condition.  First Hen.��� Good type, but not in  show condition.  WHITE LEGHORNS, 9.C,  First Cook.���Fair in type, poor .furnishings.  Second Cock.���Too much blaok in  plumage.  First Cockerel.��� A nice rosy bird,  carries tail good, but a little too  small.  Second Cockerel.��� Larger bird, cor-  riod tail much too high, little coarsu  in comb and wattle.  First Hon.���Good type and color.  Second Hon.���Carries tail much too  high, poor comb.  First Pullot. ��� A nice bird, good  length, good typo.  Second Pullet.��� Shorter in baok than  first, tail too high.  BUFF LEGHORNS  First Cook.���A good bird, good color, tail much too high.  First Hen.���Good all round specimen  Second Hen.���Under color, too light.  First Pullet.���Good bird, nice type,  and oolor.  Second Pullet.���Not so gaod in type  or color.  BROWN I/FG HORNS  A small class, nothing worthy of  particular mention.  HAMBURGS  A large class of particularly good  specimens, hero the judging was difficulty -but the awards were well placed.  First Cock.���Grand type and color,  Httle too'dark in head.  Second Cock.��� Grand    type, not so  good as first in upangling, little coarse  in wattles.  First Cockerel.��� Beautiful specimen.  Second Cockerel.��� Beautiful specimen  uot quite so good in comb, little light  in plumaco.  First Hen.���Good type, boauliful  Mpnuirling.  Second Bun.-- Goad as first in type,  but lost to her in plumage.  First Pullet.���Splendid type and color.  Sokp-nd I'ul'et.��� Not f|iiite so good  in type.  BLACK OttPTXGTOXS  First   Cock.��� Good  type  nnd  color.  First Cockerel.���Niee bird,I ight in  breast, little too high on loffs.  First Hen.��� Good all round specimen.  Second Hen.��� Too small.  First Pullet.��� A little loo nurow  across haeje.  IUFF Oltl'INGTOXS  First Cockerel.���Nice even color, poor  breast.  Second Cockerol.��� Larger bird, too  light in plumage.  First Hen.��� Fair, good type, plumage  lit.In  mealy.  First Pullet.��� Nice type, goo 1 oolor,  a littlo narrow in breast.  ���Second Pullet.��� Small, not so good  in color.  WHITE ORPINGTONS  First Cock.��� Fair typo, carries tail  much too high,  First Cookerel. ��� Little too choose  here between first  and second,  Second Cockerel. Plumage a littlo  creamy.  First Hen.��� Good typo but not in  good show condition.  Second Hen,��� Not so gooli in head  points, n little creamy in plumage.  First Pullet.���Fair type, good color.  Second Pullet.��� Much smaller.  POLISH  White orosted, Black, All good in  typo but  too much blaok in <Tost.  CORNISH  Nice lot of bird**, fairly good typo,  some a little off in color.  WATER FOWL  Entries small. Special mention  should In1 made of pair MupOOVy Duoks  winning first, good Bpooimen,  NKW WIRF.L1-.SS DEVELOPMENTS  British Army oi reins are much interested in a demonstration to he mude  in London on December 16th of a uow  KO-ealltKl wireless method of transmit*  ting messages, which in tho invention  of Lieut.-Col. Squire, military attache  of the American embassy.  By means of the device, wireless messages, it is said, can be sent over a  wiro without interfering with othor  messages. For example, n wireless apparatus could be connected to a telephone wire while the latter was in uso  and wireless messages transmitted  wrthout interrupting tho conversation.  Montgomory Ward, who gained a  fortune us a pioneer in mail order merchandising, died of pnoumrniia at his  home .1 Highland Park, Chicago last  Sunday. He had recently been suffering from a hip fracture, the result of  a fall.   Mr   Ward was tff) yean of ago  Huston Opera  Company, at  the Opera   House,  Saturday, December  13, in   "SAID PASHA."  CONCRETE  WORK  I have a complete plant c f power  mixers and all appliances for concrete  construction of every kind, and am  devoting all my attention to this work,  in which 1 have had many years'  experience.  All Kinds of Cement Work,  Concrete Buildings,  Foundations and Sidewalks,  Excavating Contracts  H. WITTER  OFFICE: RESIDENCE:  Clrmfin. & RilS*' office, Woolieley Av.  Raymer Block Ricl.-erS.rMt  PHONE 104 'PHONE 4304  Sale Ot Walter's Millinery  Hats up to $7.50 (or $2.35 to cltnr.  LOTS OF OTHER BARGAINS.  Do You Like Wash Day?  We can cut out the annoyance and worry of that day  for you, and it won't cost you  any more than done at home.  BETTER WORK TOO  Rough-dry done at 35c. per doz.  For full particulars apply to or Phone 159  Kelowna Steam Laundry  PORTLAND  Write for  1 WHAT THS A  FARMER  CAN OOWITH  CONCRETE  n  For a farmer's silo,  a county road, or a  railroad bridge,  Canada Portland cement  can be depended upon ta make concrete that will last for generations.���There is only one gr, icie���the best that science and skill can make.  The. label on every bag is your guarantee  of satisfaction.  Canada Cement Company Limited, Montreal  There h rt CaraJa Cfiiioft rtcah r In pur wughhsvliml-lfsm do net timo him, .si m fir th immr.  OPERA HOUSE  THE BOSTON OPERA CO.  IN  ii  77  Said Pasha  Stahl, Fantastic, Comic Opera.  SATURDAY, DEC. 13th  Complete Scenic Production  Prices: 75c. and $1.00  Seats  on Sale at Crawford's  WtU KELOWNA RECORD  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 11, 1913  Buy Your  Xmas Candies  where you can get the Freshest, Nicest and Best  grades obtainable. We have a very nice and  large assortment of Rowntrea't and Clarnico  Almond Paste and Marzipan, High-Class Dessert  Bon Bons, at 75c. per lb., or $2.40 for a box of  4 lbs.  A Real Beautiful, well-assorted and properly-  filled  Box of Chocolates  in the shape of a  Work  Basket,  Glove  Box, Handkerchief Box, &c.  ia a beautiful Christinas Gift in itself and our  stock of them is unsurpassing and worth seeing  before buying elsewhere.  j Stockings  and Crackers  Our Stock of Christmas Tree Chocolate Animals  Father Christmas on Donkey, Candy-Filled Toys,  Lucky Tubs, &c, are absolutely the best in the  city, at prices from 5c. to $2.50.  Pipes  an  dTob  accos  We also have a very fine assortment of Meerschaum and Briar Pipes in caseB, Cigar and  Cigarette Tubes, Tobacco Pouches, Tobacco Jars,  Smokers' Trays and Cigars in Fancy Christmas  Packages.  Dolls  25 per cent. Discount  We have a few Dolls and Toys to be cleared.  Xmas Candy Mixture  This Spe >ial Christmas Car.dy Mixture at 20c. per  lb., is worth getting.  Free  Free  With every 25c. purchase made we  will give a numbered ticket, entitling  the purchaser to a free chance on  the following  Three Prizes  First ticket drawn wins the Giant Xmas Stocking worth $12. (This stocking stands 5-ft.  high).  Second ticket drawn wins a large Sleeping  Doll, worth $5.  Third ticket drawn wins large Father Xmas  Cracker, worth $2.  Drawing for the above Free Prizes  will take place at our store  Tuesday, Dec. 23rd, 12 o'clock  noon.   See window for the results.  N.B.���When making purchases be sure to get  your  ticket or tickets.  HOMEMADE CANDIES, Always Fresh  For the BEST   (the  Best Cost No  More), go  to  Alsgard's  The Confectioner  BOARD INVKSTWUTED 500 WATEB  CLAIMS  The water rights Investigation board  look up 500 water record chums in  Kummerluud, 1'ei.chlnnd, I'etiticton and  Fairview on its recent trip through thu  interior. In addition to this number  ol leases the board ulso ant upon several important oaBee at Kamloops and  Ashcrofl, which, whilo not so numerous, took up a groat amount of time.  The board sat first nt Ashcroft, at  which place it heard claims for rights  of storage in Bluearth Lake, a tributary of Hat Creek, and .on claims for  the right of utonige water in a reservoir site on Oregon -lack Creek.  DflblslonB were roserved.  At Summerland some 150 claims  were heard, covering practically all  the streams in the vicinity. No new  points were raised. At Pcachlana  there were about 100 cases up with  lfiO at I'etiticton. An important case  al this latter point was (regarding the  question of storage in Shoot Lake.  This case was adjourned, to come up  in Victoria in January. The contestants were tho Summerland Trust Co.,  nnd the Kettle Valley Railway Company, The Trust Company holds records for water in the Naramata district and il was alleged thai the railway oompany had built its tracks in  inch u way as to interfere with the  Rtoi'ngc of water in the lake men  tinned.  A number nf record claims which  had been allowed by the water rights  board of 11)10 came up for further  disposition upon the trip just completed, on points not determined by  the board itv 11)10.  There were about 160 cases before  the board at Fairview, most of them  being disposed  of almost   immediately.  At Kamloops consideration was  glvun to objections against claims for  the storage rights on streams tributary to Campbell Creek. This matter  was up at a previous sitting in Kamloops when the claimants advanced  their side of the Case, Decision was  reserved.  The board will remain in Victoria  for about three months before again  taking  up  field   work.  DATE OF  PARLIAMENT OPENING  Parliament will assemble on Thursday, January 15th.  The proclamation formally calling  Parliament together will be published  at an early date in the Canada'Gazette.  The fixing of January 15 as the dato  for the opening will give the Government a period of six weeks in which  to prepare the sessional programme,  which promises to be a fairly heavy  ono.  Whether or not there will !>e legisla-  tian dealing with naval defence has  not been announced, but tho probabilities are thnt the question will again  bo up at  tho approaching session.  Tho redistribution bill made neoos-  n.,ry by the Wt decennial census, and  which will greatly increase the representation of the west, may easily prove  to be thc most conspicuous measure of  the session.  Dills lo consolidate and revise the  Railway Act, to amend tho Companies  Act and Civil Service Act will... lie  introduced. The latter will probably  make provision for a system of superannuation for tho inside service, and  will bring into effect a number of  recommendnt ions made by Sir. Geo.  Murray in his report to the government . *��  The Highways Act, which has twice  fallen by the wayside because of senate  amendments, will again be introduced, ns will a bill to amend the Merchants Shipping Act and a bill to regulate  the control  of explosives j  It is expected that many days of the  session will be taken up with thc consideration of the tarif and the high  cost of living. Tho debate on the address in reply to the speech from the  throne will probably occupy the attention of Parliament for the first week,  as Sir Wilfrid Laurier is almost certain to move an amendment calling  for the removal of the duties on food  products.  AMKUICAN   I2MBABG0 OX  CANADIAN  POTATOKS  AGREEMENT OF NATIONS WILL  STOP WAR   EXPENDITURE  There are people in Great Britain,  as in every civilized country, who bo-  liove that to spend money in building  battleships and forging cannons is a  terrible waste. Mr. Asquith told tha  people at Leeds that the only way  such waste could bo stopped was by  the agreement of the nations. When  the people of nil tho great powera ) vera  resolved not to bear the burden    any  It   is feared at Ottawa  that the attempt  to  have  an  embargo  put     on  Canadian    potatoes by the    American ( ^^  authorities, owing to an alleged out- ( longer, their rulers must como to an  break of "powdery scab" has its com- j agreement lo stop spending money in  inercial as well as its scientific argu- building batth-ships. When that day  mont. Thoro is a big scarcity of* po- | ^ines tho end of war will,be near,  tatoea in the United States market  this year, and Canadian fnrmcrs have  been getting unusual prices across the  lino. Thero is a strong suspicion that  certain American interests which have  been trying to corner the potato market are behind the movement to place  an embargo on Canadian potatoes.  OLD AGE PKNSIONS FOR   JANADA  HEALTH OF MRS. PANKHURST  CRITICAL  Mrs. Knunelinc Pankhurst, who Was  arrested on her arrival in ICnglnnd  from the United States, was released  from Exeter jail at ten o'clock ' last  Monday as her health had reached a dan  gerous stage from the hunger strike  strike  which  she started  when  lodged  A definite..-..commendation as toth. '" *���"���    *�����  ',��nk:h..ri,t,  when dnven  advisabilHy of .stabli-hing in Canad,, '" �� J��" ��PP����^ vory weak.    n���d  , system ol old age Won. will   be   ��������*���**'    *���**    attended    by a  ��������'le ���t  the    next   notion by .pedal nu���      " H><"< announced  thnt the  . ,,     ���           . /i    *,��� ��� suffragette leader would  bo given llb-  Oommittee  of  the   House  of  I ommons .,     *                           ,  *   uw *,vo"  llu  ,��    ,.       ,.          ,,         n   :      *l, !��r-ty on a seven days   license.  investigating  the matter.    During the ���'         "*""  recess the secretary of tho commission | ���O   has collected a lot of information respecting tho operation of pensions systems in Australiai New Zealand and  Belgium.  -O-  OLD SKAL OK  LONDON  The otl'ieial seal of the corporation of  London was formally '���'broken-' last  Friday and a new one substituted.  The old one had been in constant use  for 539 years. It had only one predecessor, which was destroyed on 1381  because it was* too small, rude and  ancient, Tbo seal which was usod  for tho last time Friday was of silver  and about the size of a dollar. It .was  much  worn and blurred.  Americans support naval  holiday suggestion  Dy un overwhelming vote tho Mouse  at Washington passed thb HetiBley resolution requesting President Wilson,  bo far as he can do, with due regard  for the interests of the United States,  to co-operate with the suggestion of  Mr. Winston Churchill, first lord of  the British Admiralty, for .in international naval holiday of one year.  Fire broke out in the orderly room  of the mounted police barracks at  Lethbridge on Monday completely destroying tho building.  NKW FRENCH PREMIER  Senor Gaston Doumergue informed  President Pouicaire Monday that he  would accept the office of premier. Tho  Socialist Senator since the poBt has  beon offered to him has roooived assurance of support from tho leaders of  groups in the Chamber of Deputies  and Senate sufficient to form a majority in his favor.  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  SIH BDMUND WAWKKR. C..V.O, LL.D., D.C.L., Prc.ld.nt  ALEXANDER LAIRD  General Manage/  JOHN AIRD  Assistant General Manager  CAPITAL, $15,000,000  REST, $12,500,000  SAVINGS BANK ACCOUNTS  Interest at(the current rate is allowed on all deposits of $1 iind  upwards Careful attention is given to every account Small accou oti  are welrc   id.    Accounts may be opened and operated by mail.  Accou i may be opened in the names of two or more person*,  withdrawals to be mad* by anv one of.them or by the survivor. *,  KELOWNA BRANCH n- ��- rANGMAN, Hgr  THE INCOLA  PENTICTON. B.C.  UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT  The most modern and up-to-date hotel in the Okanagan, commanding an uninterrupted view of Okanagan  lake.   Excellent cuisine, prompt service, and the best  the market affords  A Muiical Evening is Entertained Every Saturday  For weekly rates apply to '  H. VINCE   -    Manager  Rough and Dressed Lumber.  Shingles, Siding, Doors, Windows,  Mouldings, Etc.  Kelowna Saw-Mill Company, Limited  Phone 257  P.O. Box 191  J. A. MORRISON & CO.  [Successors to the Morrison-Thompson Co.]  Plumbing, Steam and Rot Water Heating,  Ventilating Systems, Pumps, Etc.  Pipe Fittings of all kinda.  Office and Shop:  Coates, Edwards & Gowen Garage KELOWNA, B.C.  WANTED  Furnished House, with four bedrooms, for  three or four months, from March lat, 1914.  Careful tenants.  HEWETSON and MANTLE, Ltd.  CITY TRANSFER  EXPRESS AND DELIVERY  All kinds of Light Hauling  PROMPT ATTENTION  GIVEN  TO ALL ORDERS  'Phone 65, or call at A, E. Cox's Second-Hand Store  W. P. MEREDITH    -    Proprietor  WE HAVE ON HAND A SPLENDID STOCK OF  Brick, Hollow Brick, Building Blocks,  Agricultural Drain Tile  IN VARIOUS   SIZES  SAND FOR SALE  THE CLEMENT - RIGGS. Limited  PHONE   -   104  sWaP'fdORf'uiaJiTo;  SHUBERT  DO Vulla FOR BUSINESS MUCT wilh lhe land krass In OK W<n*  dealing exclusively In AMERICAN RAW FUBS  Gct"MoreMoncy'4or your FURS  ship your furs to "shurert"  a reliable���responsible -safe���Pur Houiswlth nn unblemished rer>  utathmexlstlnir fur "more than aqunrterof a century," a long sue*  Icestiful record of srmllnn Fur Shippers prnmnt-SATIHPACTOKYi  |AN1) PROV1TAHI.E returns. Write for Cl> ftlniUtl tsWnex.r  the only reliable, accurate market report ar,rl price list published.]  Wrll. lor It-NOW-lf. PREB  |A. B. SHUBERT, Inc. paPt, h3��cmcacq,u.s,a  G. H. E. HUDSON  Landscape and  Portrait  Photographer  Largest Studio, in th. Interior  Portraits by appointment  Pendozi Street,    -   Kelown*  R. W. BUTLER 1  BUILDER 1, CONTRACTOR  Eatimate! furnished on all description,;  of woodwork  Plant and Specifications prepared fo  town and country residences  THREE HOUSES FOR SAlM  OR RENT all fitted with bath rooiml.  W.C, hot waler, tec. *"  P.O. Box 185 THURSDAY, DECEMBER 11, 1913  KElaOWNA  RECORD  Stationery  Special  There is nothing whatever the matter with  this writing paper. It is  simply that we were  able tb purchase a quantity at a special price,  and to clear it out quickly will sell  A 'pound of Paper and  Enough Envelopes  to Match for  65c.  Stationery is always  needed and this is an  opportunity to secure  a supply of good quality  at wholesale price.  See the display in our window.  P. B. Willits 8 Co,  Kelowna,     B. C.  DRUGGISTS and STATIONERS  PHONE 19  SYNOPSIS OF COAL MINING  BEGTJLATIONS  Coal luioing rights of the Dominion  in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, the Yukon Territory, the Northwest Territories,. and in a portion oi  the Provinoe of British Columbia, may  be loaned for a term of twenty-one  years at an annual, rental of 91 an  acre. Not more than 2,600 aores  will be leased to one applioant.  Application for the lease must be  made by the applicant in person to  the Agent or Sub-Agent of the distriot  in which the righta applied for are  situated.  In surveyed territory the land muit  be described by suctions, or legal subdivisions of sections, and in unswayed territory the tract applied for  ���hall be staked out by the applicant  himself.  Each application must be accompanied by a fee of $5 whioh will be  refunded if the rights applied for  are not available, but not otherwise,  A royalty shall be paid on the merchantable output of the mine at tha  rate of five cents per ton.  The person operating the mine shal)  furnish the agent with sworn returns  accounting for the full quantity of  merchantable coal mined and pay the  royalty thereon. If the coal raining  rights are. not being operated, such  returns should be furnished at least  once a year.  The lease will include the coal mining rights only, but the leasee may  be permitted to purchase whatever  available surface rights may be considered nocessary 'ior the working of  the mine at the rate of 310 an acre.  For full information applioation  should be made to the seoretary of  the Department of the Interior, Ottawa, or to any Agent or Sub-Agent  of Dominion lands.  W. W. CORY.  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  N.B.��� Unauthorized   publication    of  this advertisement will not bo     paid  for.  I WANTED! )  Prepaid Rates: 2 oents per word  first insertion and 1 cent per word (or  each subsequent insertion. No ad., inserted for less thai 25 cents.  Amusements  All classified advertisements must be  paid for in advance owing to the oost  attending ths booking and charging tof  snail items.  Cepy may be received for theae ads  up to 10 a.m., Thursday morning.  PROPERTY FOR SALE  W. C. AITXEN  BUILDER & CONTRACTOR  Plana and Estimate*  Finishing  work a specialty  Office : No. 6, Crowley Block, Kelowna  P.O. Box 511  FOB SALK��� 20 Aores fine fruit and  hay laud, six mites from Kelowna on  Vernon road; tilao 7-roumod house  asd two fine building loti onWileon  avenue. AU at very attractive figures. Inquire F. S. Coates, Lake-  view hotel.      , 'SMI.  FAKM FOB SALE  Splendid farm property close to Kelowna. comprising 21 ucres (5 acrea in  orchard, pears, plums and prunes, bal  anco in meadow). Finest soil, free irrigation. Splendid location, good house  with good well. Team, implements,  and household effects, with quantity of  feed can also ba included in aale. The  terms spread over three years. Further information can be given at Record office. x  GOODS FOB SALE  FOR SALE - Alfalfa, Timothy end  Glover,-and. second out Clover. Delivered or in stack. Apply Central  Okanagan Lands. Co,, or Glenmore  Ranch. 44 tf.  HAY FOK SALE - $18.00 per ton  in the stack. 0. A. Pearse, Creek-  side. 46tf.  FOB SALE-Cream Separator (Capital.) New, Cheap for cash. tf. H.  May, Pendozi steeet. ( :'  THE BOSTON OPERA COMPANY  Among the metnbera of the Boston  Opera Company, which appears at the  Opera House on Saturday next, December 13th in "Said Pasha", the following galaxy of talent will participate in exploiting the merits of this  most ^popular melange of mirth, music  and melody. Mine Hortense Travera,  a cousin of the famous generation of  ingers of the De Reskeys, is the proud  possessor of a magnificent soprano  voice and knows how to use it to the  best advantage. Although Miss Travera has beon trained to sing best in  the higher grade of mimic, she is not  verse to rendering the more modern  style, and introduced, with tolling elect, such songs as "Every Woman's  EyeB", "Because'j and various others  Mr. L, Barton Evans, tho> wonderful)  baritone, is another )grand opera singer who has forsaken that high plane  for the environment of the comic opera, and interpolates such numbera as  'Till the Sands of the Desert firow  Cold," and others equally ast popular.  The jaded playgoers who has been  surfeitod with musical medley which  hardly professes to do more than exploit a single waltz tune, will always  welcome-* comic opera. Any one of  the twenty Ringing numbers would be  in itsolf sufficient to insuro the success of the HO-caWed opera now-a-days,  and It is hard to believe that so many  popular melodies could be heard during the course of one play.  Mrs. Emmeline Pankhurst, England's  militant suffragette, sailed from New  York last week, taking with her, sho  said 820,000 collected during her recent lecture tour jn this country. She  will devote the money to the cause  of women suffrage in England.  FOR SALE���Good roomy outter.    Apply, 0. H.  I-eathley, Rutland.        x  Christmas will Soon  be Here  and the children, family and friends, will be looking forward to the usual season's remembrances  of love and goodwill. Don't make'the mistake of  leaving your purchases too late, r Buy now while  you have time to look around  We have a large stock of  Dolls and Toys  25 per cent, off to clear  ���.'��� ' ,iii     _      ���-���TT1'   '^������  ��� ?'       '     "''**!:���*>      "  Presents to Suit Everyone  are to ba seen i  Fancy Brass Goods  POULTRY FOR SALE. - American  Fawn and White Indian Runner  duoks. $5.00 per pair. Some very tine  White Wyandotte CookerolB, Rognl  strain, 83 to 85 oach. Apply Mrs.  E. A. Day. 2-5  FOR SALIC- At J, 0. Stookwell's  auction rooms.���1 single horse wagon, 1 buggy, 1 set wagon springs, 1  horse blanket, 1 log chain, 1 set  work harness, 2 sets Binglc work  harness. 7 sections poultry fence,  1 one-horse plow, 1 one-horBC cultivator, 1 Planet-.Tunior seeder and  attachments, 1  22-culibi., rifle.        x  FOUND  OUND���adrift a small sail boat. Own  er can have same by proving property and paying expenses. Box,"S  M" Record. 51tf.  FOUND.-On Barnard avenue last  week a fur necklet. Owner enquire at  Record office. ��  FOUND.���Bicycle,   on  Lawson  avenuo.  Apply J, Sinkinson.  MISCELLANEOUS  EXPERT PRUNING.- Reforouces. Apply Patton Bros. Lakeview Hotel or  I'hone 112. 1-4  FOR SALE��� Flat Bottom, row boat,  16-foot and $6.00 pair oars, new this  summer. $25.00 Also second hand  wheel $10.00. Minn's Abbot street  or Box 523, Kolowna P.O. 3-4  ���re to bs seen in our store  in neat and artistic designs  Ebony Dressing Sets,  Brushes; Mirrors, &c.  See our elegant stock of the new  Ivory Ware  which comprises a Urge assortment of useful articles, such at  Dressing  Sets, separate  Hair  Brushes, Combs, Clothes  and  Hat Brushes, Soap Boxes, Pin Trays, flee.  New   Papeteries;   Christmas   Cards,  Decorations, Ca'ridies, Perfumes,  Smokers' Supplies  TOBACCOS AND CIGARS  FOR SALE.���Dry cord wood, pine and  fir, guaranteed dry, $2.50 per rick  delivered. P. 0. Box 449. 'Phone  2206.        . 3U.  FOR SALE.- Violin good ttsne, with  caso, also Buffet nearly jiew. Apply  Box.   "V"  Record office. 3-4  FOR SALE.- Saddle pony, champ, can  also be driven ainglo or double. Apply P.  0.  Box  130 3  WANTED.���Servant, experiences, wishes situation. Scotoh. Apply box "B"  Record; JS2-0S  MECHANIC and handymnti will do  any work for board or living wage.  Address Barret,, Kelowna P.O.       x  W. R. TRENCH  DRUGS AND STATIONERY  HOUSES ETC., FOR RENT  HOUSE FOB REWT.-Sutb.rl.niJ av��-  nue, just off Pendozi street. 6 room*  eleotrio light and oity water. Very  convenient. JJ22 a month. Apply G.  A-Fisher. Crowley Bloek. Ul  HOUSE FOrR RENT.-*, rooms, city  light and. watsr about 200 yards  north ol Presbyterian churoh on Rloh  ter street. $20 s month. Apply G.A.  Fishst, Crowley Blook Ul  10 LET. - Furnished or unfurnished  rooms lor house keopii lg. Apply opposite Telephono exchange, -"- ��  p.m.  HORSES TAKEN AND FED HAY lor  the winter. Shad for sheltor. Central  Okanagan Lands. Glenmore Ranoh. 3  CHRISTMAS TREES supplied.- All  sizes. Apply C. Marty, Box. 333, Kelowna.  WANTED.���linglish riding saddle, also  oue buggy, harness, both must be  in good condition and reasonable in  price. Thomlinson. Harness maker. 3tf.  GOOD PASTURE  Good pssLurnire r t M aiiin Ranch,  three miles from town, S. K. L., Co.  Apply to R. S. HALL 4241,  NOTICE  Fence posts Ior sale on the ground  or delivered. Apply  A. STIRLING, or tbs  OKANAGAN LOAN & INVEST-  ltl MENT CO. LTD.  TEACHER WANTED  after    5  2-8  Qualified    Protestant    leacber     for  Glenrosa School*.    Duties to commence  as soon as possible.   Salary $65   psr  month.    Female preferred.  Apply     to  THOS. H. HOCKEY, Seoy.  lenrosa P.O., Westbank, B.C.       Sltfc  TO RENT two furnish, id bed-rooms,  use of bath, hot and aold water. P.  0- box 641, phone 120. 84  WANTED.-rJ(M}y to ooco py furnished  | room, breakfast and st, npsr If "de-  1   Blrodi Mi�� Stewart, Park Ave     3  SPIRELLA CORSETS  Including waiBts for children from  1 to 14 years. Mrs. ,1. H. Davies will  bo at Mrs. Mathie's (ovor tailor (shop,  Pendozi street) between the hours ol  1.30 and 6 p.m., Saturdays of eaoh  week. ('I'hone 196.) to most ladles  wishing to order corsets. P. 0. Box  626. 48-5  SHORTHAND  Simplified Pitman Course ot Instruction together with lessons in Touch  Typewriting will be given four times  a week in Kolowna %y the late.principal of the largest Private School ol  shorthand in Victoria, B.C., known as  "Tho Royal Shorthand School" Monthly payments. Course commdnose on  ���lanuary 6th. For further particulars  ibquire "The Kelowna Record," or  write Room 2, DickBon Blook, Vernon.  84  Picture Framing  I can guarantee the very best class of work in this line, this result ot  ten years' experience. Pictures cleaned, remounted and framed. A  good selection of mouldings.  Cabinet Making & Furniture Repairs  As a practical Cabinet Maker I can assure you that every job entrusted to me will be neatly and carefully executed. Have your  broken furniture repaired before it is too late.  General Household Jobbin,  It is often difficult to find someone who can do the little odd jobs of  repairing and fixing around a house. Send a postcard and 1 will ba  on hand promptly.  W. EASTON  Bernard Avenue (opposite new Bank of Commerce)  (Formerly Josselyn's Warehouse)  ..:������  ^V7'C/  Get one, too. Three hundred and  forty-five thousand and more Ford  owners are getting maximum service, at minimum cost. No matter  for what purpose you want a car,  you won't go wrong if you buy a  Ford.   Get one, too.  . Six hundred dollars is the new price of the|Ford  runabout; the touring car is six fifty; the town  car nine hundred���all f.o.b. Ford, Ontario (for.  merly Walkerville post office), complete with  equipment. Get catalog and particular, from  Burbank Motor Co., Kelowna, B.C.  Kelowna Growers' Exchange Feed Department  West side of Abbott Street, adjoining City Park  TELEPHONES:  Feed Store 29;  Office and Warehouse, 37  Bcol  Scrap,  per  lb.   ....    ...   . ...  Beef Scrap, per 100 lbs     B.00  (iround  Bone,  per lb 05  tlround Bono, per 100 lbs ...    4.00  Rarley, per 100 lbs     1.85  Bran, per 100 lbs     1.35  .Chop (Barley), per 100 lbs 1.60  Chop,  (Wheat and    Barley)  per 100 lbs     1.80  Chop,    (Onts   snd    Barley)  per 100 IbB       1.60  Corn (Whole) por lb 08  Corn, per 100 lbs      2.60  Corn,  (Cracked),   per Ib 03  Corn, (Cracked) per 100 lbs.    2.56  liround Shell, per Ib       .2J  flround Sheik, per 100 lbs.... vl.25  MolaBsinc Meal, per 100 lbs.    3.00  PRICE UST  t .06  1.60  J.60  2.00  .36  .70  1.35  1.60  Oats (Standard Heavy) par  100 lbs   Oats (Flatted) per 100 lbs...  Oil Meal Cake, per 100 lbs. '.  Rolled   Oats    (Kobin Hood  in 8s    in 20s    in 40s    Shorts (B. ti K.) per 100... ._  Wheat, per 100 lbs 81.70 asd 81.85  Flour��� Five Rosas.���    *  40 lb. saok      1.75  93 lb. saok       3.45  Robin Hood, 40 H>. saok ... 1.75  Kobin Hood, 98 lb. sack ... 3.45  Prairie Pride Patent, 49 Ib.  sack       1.69  98 lb. saok      3.20  Graham, 49 lb. sack  '...     1.65  Ton and half-ton lots at $2.00 per ton leu than above prices  We give 5 per cent. Discount for spot cash on all flour and feed purchases.  Xmas  Presents  that cost little but please and  five satisfaction.  Put up in neat fancy boxes���  Arm Bands, Ties  Suspenders  20 per cent, off  Men's Suits and  Overcoats  10 per cent.  on other goods except Overalls and  Rubbers  After Saturday, 13th inst., these  Special Prices Close  H. F. HICKS  Pioneer Cash Store  WILLIT'S BLOCK  DON'T FORGET  to    arrange   in  time for the  PHOTOGRAPH  you intend (ending to the  OLD COUNTRY  for  CHRISTMAS  GRAY'S  STUDIO  is open (or sittings  EVERY DAY  From 10 to 3.  Rowcliffe Black, near Port Office KELOWNA RECORD  THUBSDAY, DECEMBER 11, 1918  Christmas Christmas chmtmas Christmas Christmas  Necessities  Notions  Dainties  Fruits  Confectionery  We have what you need in all of them, good, clean, wholesome and dainty.     Make this Christmas the best and brightest yet  For Cake & Plum Pudding  Raisins,  Fancy seeded, two packages lor   '��&���*.  Biir juicy ones, ,16 ounces In a package.  Currants. Choice Vosilzsast two packages for   35o<  SultuiwiH,  Choic*   l.leachod,   two packages  for    8!W\  Mixed Peel, per pound   580c  Everything in spices and Extracts, positively pure.  Table Figs and Dates  Smyrtaa Figs, per pound    ,  '40c  Smyrna Pulled Figs in boxes, the closest you oan got  to fresh figs  *l.00  Carpenters Preserved Figs in glass, tho kind they nerve  on the I5mpres8 Bo..tF.   flUo,, 50o��� **S".  Kallowl l)ateB.  in bulk, two  pounds    X5e.  Hallow. Dafet. in packages        ������ IB'  Fard Dates, The Arabian kind, three pounds lor   50o.  Confectionery  know  We have suoh a variety of this that it is hard to  which  to mention.  Cunong'p in bulk, per pound   8#o.  Ilrillinntt-, Chop-Suey, Fruit Nougat and Fig wafers, per lb. 50c.  Our own mixture put up specially by Cadbury at SOc., $1.00  und $2.00 per box, and a host of others at price's from Sc.  up to $0,00 per package.  *  Cluster Raisins  Sin Kivul in one-pound Cluster*) pur pound   05o.  The best we havo ever seen.  Imperial Dehcata Cluator, in near ITh. packages   50o,  Imperial Cluster in 3-lb boxes   $1,110  Rideati flu t-m In P-lli boxes   $1.00  Rideau i Dusters by  the pound    !liV.  Fresh Fruits  Oranges, Navels In diitorent sixes, per dofcen   40o, and 'ROe.  Lemons,  Itipc and yellow, per do/en   50c.  f li'ape  Fruil, from  Florida, each    10.*. nnd  I9$c.  ,)npanose Oranges, per lm\   T5r.  l.mnimis. bitf fi>llows, per do/en   SOc.  CrnnherHes, three potihdd for   ROo.  Malntfii nrapes, per pound  85c.  Nuts  Shelled Almonds, New  Valencia, por pound   Mc.  .Shelled Walnuts, Bright and clean, per pound   5#c.  .Mixed  Nuts, Four pounds- for  '  $1.00  CoooanutB, each   15c.  Ohoatnuts, Pecans,  Brazils, Almonds, Walnuts, Filberts, Peanuts and OhestnuU.  Olives  Anything from 30 rants pw bottle to  $*4..10 per bottle  A   specially  line Queen   however     nt   -10 rents  fur  r   10*ounoo  licit tic and  IS cents foi   n linger si/e.  Stockings and Crackers  We  have  them  and everyone wants them.   Stockings from  conts up.   Crackers front 35c., up.  Sweet Potatoes, 5c. per pound.    Holly, 75c. per pound.    Spanish Onions, 3 pounds for 25c.    Celery, 2 lbs. for 25c.  And anything else you may need for Xmas Day or for Xmas preparations  .P ��� llll   ������  The McKenzie Company, Limited  " Quality and Service," our motto  Santa Clans is uappy. because lie is making  others happu with Christmas Gifts. You can be  happy us Santa Claus if ijou are u cheerful tjioer at  Christmas time. We haoe at our store beautiful  and pleasing articles for Christmas presents for  you to select from. Our stock is exceptionally full  to meet the depends of the holiday season. You  Will find our prices so lotO that you can afford to  buy nil the presents you tuisli to giue uuiay.  CHRISTMAS GIFTS FOR ALL  WOMEN'S Evening Sho.s, Kosy Slippers, Satin Kimonas, Cushion Covers.  Fancy Linens, Taney Ribbons, Furs,  Hand Bags, (inn Motal Mrsli Bags,  Sachets, Hair Ornaments, Lovely Collars, Jabots, Sashes, Pelts, Motor  Scarfs, Evening Wrapps of every conceivable, discriptlon, Silk (Underskirts,  ParnsolB,  Rugs,  Strap  pocket  books.  FANCY H,IXI)KKUC1IIKFS,-Thi��� do-  purtnieiii is certainly well supplied, we  never before ti r.f 1 such a variety of  Line,r, T.awri and Silks, hand embroid  ereil. Vnu may'need something In n  litirrj'. We havo Ihem all ready for  mailing. We will bo pleased to put in  taney boxes, anything puru-liuftod until  Xnins.  MEN'S Smoking and Lounging Holies,  just right    ior sitting    around in the  <���ol    evunlngs     IIH to *,��.*.��  Bedroom Slipperi, Gloves, Neokwear,  Fancy Hosiery, Handkerchiefs, l'luin  and Initial linen and silk, Studs, Classy I'mbrellas $T.IM>, Vest Bntlon rtta,  Military Brushes, Mufflers, Win,!, .Tne  ger, Silk, l'ookel Books, Wallets, Trav-  elling Crises, Steamer lings, Sweaters,  Steamer Trunks, Suit Cases, Fitted  Club Bags.  THOMAS LAWSON, Limited  The Topic of the Hour  CHRISTMAS SHOPPING  The holiday spirit is in the air���  here, there, everywhere. This  store it all alive with good, sensible,  practical gifts. If you have little or  much to spend you will find many  happy-price surprises here until  after the holiday season  Women's Silk Hose  for Gift Giving  Tha holiday spirit is in the air hare, there, everywhere, and  this store is all alive with good sensible practical gifts. H  vim have little or much lo upend, you will find many happy  price surprises here until alter the holiday seaeon.  Women's Pure Silk Hose, with deep LIbIs Garter tops, also  lisle heel and sole, In black, tan,, pink, blue, champagne and  green, size* 84  to 10, Per pair 11.50  Women's Pure all Silk Hote. Extra large. I/inle garter tops  lisle feel and real comfortable, suitable lor gilts in. fancy holly boxes, Sizes SJ to 10.   Per pair   $1.25  Kid Gloves. Nothing can be more appreciated than a pair  of nice gloves. Wo have a lovely range ol these goods, with  sizes still unbroken. We are featuring a Tan and Grey Kid  wilh Mesh Silk lining that is(sp1ondid (or a-driving or pleasure glovo, not too heavy. We also have Evening Gloves in  Silk, 12-bulton, Hi-button and 21-bution, in blaok, white,  cream, pale blue and pink.  Fur lined gauntlets $2.28 to   $5.00  Mochi, light wrist $1.00 to $2.25, these oome wool-lined, silk  lined or lur lined.    All prices, all oolors, all sizes.  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