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 Ketotoma Kerurt.  T  VOL XI.   NO. 12  KELOWNA BRITISH COLUMBIA. THURSDAY. FEBRUARY 6. 1919.������ PAGES  (1.50 Per  Regular Meeting of  City Council  At the regular meeting of tbe  city council Monday the letter, before referred to, from the Miniater  of Lands, dealing with the Dominion government's housing scheme  for returned soldiers, was read. It  stated that provincial legislation  was proposed providing for cooperation between municipalities and  the government, the work of building to be undertaken by the municipalities on plana to be paaaed by  the government, which would advance the necessary money. The  The prop uaad appropriation lor Kelowna  waa J75O0 and the minister desired to know  whether there waa likely to be any de.  - raand for returned aoldiera.  In thia connection the mayor stated that  a committee had beon formed in the city  for the purpose of considering the expediency of erecting a building in the park  aa a memorial to our citizens who had  taken part io tha great war. He suggested that the miniater of landa he advised  that tha proposed appropriation for Kelowna could be placed to much better use  in assisting to erect thia "Memorial Hall,"  and that a request be made to have the  money available for auch purpose.  It was decided to write to thia effect.  A proposal from Mr. G. G. McGeer,  iVLPJ*. for Richmond, to place the entire  police fores of the province including the  various cities and organized districts  under the control of an independent Police Commission appointed sifter the manner of the Railway Board of Canada, and  answerable to the legislative assembly,  did not meet with much approval aa the  council were oppoaad to changing the  present ayatem,  Mr. S. T. Elliott wrote advising that he  did not intend to allow hia claim for repaira to the furnace grates in the houae  rented by the city aa a barracks, to drop,  and would carry the matter into court if  necessary.  A resolution from the Board of Trade  aaking for captured field guns aa trophies  for the city park wae endorsed.  A petition waa received from property  ownera on Richter street north to grade  aad gravel that street.  W. it. Millar waa granted $24.15 for extra work in connection with the emergency hospital, and J. J. Campbell $20 for like  services.  Tha Mayor reported that the polka  commissioners had decided to strictly enforce the law regarding "punch boarda"  ... - in certain stores, and also with respect to  riding on tba sidewalks, aad tha polios  had been instructed accordingly.  Ths Health Committe had alao been  requested to put a atop to the practice of  depositing refuse from the canning and  packing lactones in various parte of the  city. Complainta had been made especially in regard to the sloughs on the north  side of tha city, aa theae sloughs drained  into the lake near the water works intake.  Aid. Meikle reported a request from the  fire brigade for six chain, snd in accordance with his auggestion it waa decided to  turn over the chain uaed by the council,  and to purchase new onea for the council  chamber.  A number of salary increases were decided upon aa follows i j. Duncan and W.  A. Newton of the power houae, to $100  per month: F. Gore, to $90; a Beleillie,  to$100; and the aalariea of the three  membera of the office staff, C. H. Dunn,  P. T. Dunn, and H. W. Arbuckle increased by $.5 par month.  Aid. Rattenbury waa appointed acting  mayor in tbe absence of Mayor Sutherland  who announced bis intention of being  away for a couple of weeks.  Feelings of deepest sympathy  and regret have been awakened  this week by the news of the death  Tuesday morning of Misa Opal  Thompson, third daughter of Mr.  and Mrs. J. W. Thompson, of  Stockwell Avenue.  Misa Thompson, who was well-  known to evervone from her position in the post office, was taken  ill three months ago with influenza which led to a complication of  lung troubles, from which for some  time it has been apparent there  waa no hope of recovery.  Deceased was nineteen years of  age, and as the family have resided in Kelowna for a number of  years, had attended the schools  and grown to voung womanhood  here.  The funeral took place yesterday  afternoon, and waa very largely  attended. There was a profusion  of wreaths and flowers from numerous sympathisers, amongst which  was one from the Knox Church  Sunday-school and from the particular class of which she was a  member. The pall-bearers, select  ed from the young men of the  Sunday-school, were Norman De-  Hart, Jim Calder, Roy Haug, Floyd  Faulkner, W. McGibbon and Ian  Weddell.  Women's Institute  Prepare Year's Work  The regular monthly meeting of  the Kelowna Women's Institute  was held on Saturday, February I,  in the domestic science kitchen,  with 45 membera preaent. After  the reading of the minutes the report on the membership competition waa given, which showed an  addition of 48 to the roll, Mrs.  Rogers leading with 17 to her  credit while Mre. Dibb came second, with 16. The "alao ran" made  up the remaining 15.  The question of a permanent  place of meeting waa diacuased  and a committee consisting of  Mesdames W. Lloyd-Jones, Rowcliffe and D. W. Sutherland was  appointed to look into the matter  and report at next meeting.  A letter was read from Mrs.  MacLachlan, secretary of the Pro-  incial Advisory Board, enclosing  a resolution favouring mothers'  pensions, and on motion this waa  endorsed by the Kelowna lnatitute.  The programme for the year  was read and discussed, and a  committee was named to arrange  each month for music and other  accessions to the programme. Mesdames Lynche, DeHart and Williams are the committee. The sec-  retaiy was instructed to write the  advisory board in regard to a demonstrator.  , Mesdames Cameron, Binger and  Austin were appointed a committee to prepare the prize liat for the  fluwer ahow. Mrs. Rogers was  appointed to represent the Institute  at a meeting called by the Great  War Veterans to discuss a memorial to the fallen aoldiera. A motion waa alao passed that a resolution be sent to the city council  urging sewerage connection with  thc schools.  Mrs. Cartridge spoke of the need  <-f readjustment of the regulations  in connection with the fancy work  exhibit at the Fall Fair, stating that  it was unfair that women and girls  whose time for such work was  limited should have to compete  with experts from the larger cities,  and as there will now be leas demand for war work, the girls should  be encouraged in all that goes to  make attractive homes. On motion Mrs. Cartridge and Miss Reekie were appointed to confer with  the directors of the A. & T. Association on the matter.  Mrs. Cartridge next gave a demonstration on the making of biscuits and jellied tongues. Recipes  for these, also for a raw relish were  given, and the biscuits, tongue and  relish, were served together with  tea provided bv the executive.  It was suggested, as the per capita and flower show giants were  given on the membership as on  June 30th, that the fee of those becoming members after that date  should be $1, instead of 50c aa at  present. No action waa taken however.  The executive met for a few  minutes at the close of the meeting and Mesdames Binger and  Willits were added to the directorate. The next meeting, to be  held on March 1st, will, it is expected, consist in part, of an exhibit of war souvenirs.  United Church Annual Meeting  The annual congregational meeting of the Kelowna United Church  will be held on Wednesday even  ing, February 12th. The gathering  will take the form of a banquet to  be served by the Ladies' Aid, Morrison's Hall having been secured  for the occasion. All members  and adherents are cordially invited.  Open Third Session of  Provincial Legislature  Session's Work Forecast in the  Speech From Throne  The third session ot the fourteenth provincial Parliament was opened last Thursday without special  incident and with an entire absence  of the usual pomp and formality.  Hia Honor the Lieutenant-Governor read the formal apeech from  the throne at 3 o'clock. Hon. E.  D. Barrow was duly introduced as  a new' minister, Major Burde of  Alberni and Pte. Frank Giolma of  Victoria were also introduced, two  small bills made their appearance  and arrangements were then concluded for an adjournment until  Monday.  At that time the reply to the address was to be moved & seconded  by Messrs. F. W. Anderson of  Kamloops and F. A. Pauline of  Saanich.  His Honor's speech was aa follows:  Mr. Speaker and Members of the  Legislative:  In greeting you at this, the opening of the third session of the fourteenth Legislature of British Colun -  bia, I give thanks to Almighty God  that he hath granted victory to the  arms of Great Britain and her allies;  that her enemies have been compelled to aue for peace, and that a  conference of representatives of  the allied nations i* now in session  to determine the conditions of  of peace.  My government recognizes and  rejoices in the strength displayed  by tbe British forces, and appreciates the valiant part taken in this  war by His Majesty's subjects in  the Dominion of Canada, taking  modest but just pride in the achievement of the brave men from this  province, many of whom have  earned and received tokens of  their distinguished conduct.  My government is not forgetful  of those who have paid tne supreme  sacrifice in order that freedom and  justice might be secured, and the  right of self-determination established for all the nations of the  earth. Their memories will be  cherished by our people, and the  principles for which they died, because of their sacrifice, shall be upheld by those who, remain.  To those who have been spared  and will return from overseas, I  voice not only my own sentiment  but that of my government arid the  people of British Columbia, when  I assure them of a hearty welcome,  feeling confident they will resume  their vocations with the same fortitude and courage displayed on the  field of battle, uniting earnestly  with those to whom they will be  restored in efforts to reestablish  the prosperity of the province and  develop its resources for the bene'  fit of all  Last summer my government  urged upon the Prime Minister of  Canada the importance of summoning a conference at which the  several province* as well as the  Dominion would be represented,  for the discussion and coordination  of plans for the reestablishment of  returned and returning aoldiera in  civil life. As a reault representatives of the Dominion and all the  provincial governments met in Ottawa, following which certain plans  were formulated in November last  and assurances were given to the  federal government that the hearty  cooperation of the several provinces would be accorded in carrying  out the propoaals agreed upon.  Required legislation to implement  this pledge on the part of my government will be placed before you.  A tract  of land  in  the South  Committee Will Seek  Information Regarding  Memorial Building  The proposal to erect * Memorial Hall in the city park has been  the subject of two meetinga during  the past week, without, however,  yet, any very definite reault.  The first was held Friday last in  the Great War Veterans' room, Lt.  H. J. Hewetson being elected to  the chair. The proposal, which, it  was stated, had originated with  the Veterans' .Association, namely,  that instead of a monument or  other erection which would be of  no use to the community, a building be erected which would serve  the purpose of a gymnasium for  the youth of the city, an auditorium  for. large public meetings, head"  quarters for the Boy Scouts, and  also as a clubroom for the Veterans* Association, was discussed  from many angles. There was apparently a strong feeling thet some form  of memorial should be erected, and that  if theie three purposes could be combined  successfully such a building was much to  be desired. From the meeting a committee selected as far as possible to represent  all the institutions and associations likely  to be interested in such a scheme. This  committee waa charged with the duty of  gathering information as to ways and  means of financing such an undertaking,  and also to formulate some definite plan  for the building.  This committee met Tuesday but there  was little further information available. It  estimated that a building such as  would meet all the purposes required  would cost in the neighbourhood of  $15,000. This, it was stated, would be for  a frame building, which raised the question as to whether a structure of that kind  would really be a permanent memorial to  the soldiers, such as many people desired.  Discussing the future maintenance of the  building, it was stated that the Veteran's  Association were prepared to undertake  that work.  The meeting adjourned in order to allow  opportunity to secure particulars of  ilar buildings in other places, from  which a definite plan could be prepsred  to lay before a large public meeting.  Will Reorganize Soc.  for Prevention of  Cruelty to Animals  An effort is being made to reorganize in Kelowna the Society  for the Prevention of Cruelty to  Animals. A branch of the Society  waa formed here some years ago,  but owing largely to the removal  of those interested, hss been per.  mitted to become dormant. Sev.  eral cases have occurred during  the paat few months which have  emphasized the need not only for  reviving the organization here, but  for equipping it with larger powers  and authority.  The object of the S.P.C.A. is to  protect from ill-treatment the dumb  animals who are at the mercv of  man, both wild and domesticated.  Upon the services of the latter the  human race ia, to a large extent,  dependent, and the leaat we ahould  do for them in return is to treat  them- decently. It is surely the  meanest of Crimea to abuse the  defenceless, especially those which  labor for our benefit.  The policy of the S.P.C.A. is to  attain its object by suasion, advice  and warning, having recourse to  sterner measures onlv in flagrant  caaea or where other meana have  failed of effect.  It is hoped that all who sympathize with dumb creatures and  deaire their welfare will support  the local branch of this Society. A  meeting is called for Saturday, the  15th, at 2 p.m., in Mr. Rattenbury's  office, and it ia to be hoped that  there will be a good attendance  Dancing is Banned  Throughout Province  Considerable agitation haa been  caused this week by the announcement of a provincial order-in-council prohibiting public and private  dances, on account of the influenza  epidemic. The wording of the  order left some doubt as to whether it was the intention to apply  its provisions to Kelowna, or only  to certain places where influenza  regulations were in force. A telegram from the provincial police to  Victoria elicited a reply which did  not altogether clear up the doubt,  and aa several dances are being  projected, it became necessary to  know without possibility of misunderstanding just how the city stood  in the matter. Accordingly, upon  inatructions from the mayor, the  city clerk wired yesterday for a  definite statement which would aet  all doubt at rest. The reply came  thia morning to the effect that all  dancing throughout the province  was prohibited for the period in  which the order remained in force.  In consequence, several dances  which have been announced for  the next few weeks, have had to  be called off.  Farther Assurance  That C.N.R. Will Start  Construction This Year  Further assurance that the C. N.  railway into Kelowna will be under construction this apring is contained in a message to Premier  Oliver, who wired at the request of  Mr. J. W. Jones, to the Minister of  Railways at Ottawa asking for a  definite assurance that the line  would be built at once. The reply  came from D. 8. Hanna, chairman  of the Railroad Board, aa followa:  Hon. John Oliver���  "Your meaaage 26th to Dr. Reid  re Kamloops-Vernon line, it ia  our intention to proceed with the  construction of this line this year,"  lore Returned Men  Arrive During Week  Further detachments of Kelowna's returned men have been coming in during tbe past week and  have been given the usual welcome  by the crowd which gathers in response to the call of the steam  whistles. Sometimes, however, a  soldier will slip in unknown to  those who have charge of these  matters, and in consequence may  get a somewhat quiet reception.  All such are assured that notwithstanding any auch miscarriage of  arrangements, they are none the  leas welcome and the public feels  just as appreciative of what they  have done as if all the whistles in  town had whistled themselves inside out.  A caae of this sort happened on  Friday when T. Akeroyd, one of  Kelowna's "Asia" men, who had  atayed behind to viait friends at  the coaat returned unexpectedly.  On Saturday, a party' of nine  more who had crossed the Atlantic via the Aquitania, arrived a  little later than had been expected  owing to delays along the line.  Theae were M. J. Featherstonehaugh. A. Smith, D. Turnbull, H.  Hookham, T. Barratt, H. H. Verity,  R. Graham and H. V. Marshall.  On the same day, alao arrived R.  D. Rowley, of East Kelowna, and  H. LeFevre. Rowley was a 172nd  man, transferred to the 54th later.  He bears two wound stripes earned at Vimy and at Cambrai. Clifford Scott, who also returned on  the Asia, came in Tueaday.  Chaa. Hawes who had been expected, along with the rest Saturday, is staying for a while at Regina, but will be home ahortly.  General Mewburn hopea all  Canada's troops will be back by  Auguat.  A meeting of the K.A.A.C. will  be held on Thursday, Feb. 13, at  8 p.m. in the Board of Trade  Rooms. All members and all those  who wish to become members are  requeated to attend. It is hoped  that a large number of business  men will be present.  Important Changes in  Municipal Act  The most important bill to be  introduced this session waa laid  before the Provincial Houae Tuesday by the Attorney-General. Thia  is the new municipal act, in which  many radical changes affecting the  government of municipalities have  been introduced. The principal  feature is, perhaps, the provision  for the appointment of a local  government board" for the province which would have supervision over municipal bodies in respect to by-laws and public utilities  and in tbe sanctioning of extraordinary expenditures. All municipal  borrowings would be subject to  the approval of this provincial  body, which would have available  the most expert advice and authority. Many changes are also proposed in the system of assessment  (Orslllli I aa Ftsaa S.)  g  The Royal Bank of Canada is  opening a branch at Peachland.  Premises have been procured and  office will be open in a few days.  At the United church on Sunday  evening a musical service will be  given by the choir under the leader  ship ot Mr. H. Tod Boyd. The  service will include the anthems  "Praise Ye The Lord" (Elvey) and  "Pilgrims of the Night" (solo by  Mrs. Braden). In addition Mcs.  Jaa. Harvey will sing and Mr. Drury  Price will play.  $5.00for$4.00  And Every Dollar  Worth More. PAGE TWO  fcfcLOWNA   rECOM)  Thursday, February 6, 19191  Bicycle Repairs  Also repairs to baby Carriages,  Gramaphones,   and     Electrical  Appliances of  all kinds.  We  have a Very Complete Equipment  for general machine iiiop work,  including an  Improved Welding Plant  for Brass, Aluminum, Catt Iron  and Steel. Save broken castings  Electric  Wiring and Supplier  J. R. Campbell  Asaat for "Massey-1 Biiycle.  Abbott Streat, corner of   Park Ave.  Phone 347  Upholstering  Polishing & Furniture Repairs  Now is the time to have  your Furniture overhauled,  re-covered or repaired. 1  can re-upholster your auto,  or buggy seat and make it  like new.  Mattresses Pianos, &<\  Re-made Polished  Cosey  Corners  Made and Upholstered  AH  Charges Reasonable  A. Homewood  Late  with  Kelowna   Furniture Co.  W. G. SCOTT  Plumber and Tinsmith  Prompt and personal attention paid to  jobbing worh\  A   TRIAL SOLICITED  Phones: Business 164; Residence 91  P.O. Boa 22        rVl_;  J. M. CROFT  Bootmaker.  All ftinds of Repairs  BERNARD AVENUE,  KELOWNA.  BURNE & WEDDELL  Banister,  Solicitors and  Notaries Public,  8. C. Weddell.'  ���   John P. Burne.  KELOWNA   B.G.  R. B. KERR  Barrister  and Solicitor,  Notary Public.  KELOWNA, :: B.C.  JOHN CURTS  CONTRACTOR a BUILDER!  Plans and Specifications Prepared  and estimates given for public Build-  ings.Town and Country Residences  JOHN CURTS. KELOWNA  ~f7w. groves"  M. Can.Soc.C.E.  Consulting doll and Hydraulic  Engineer  B.C. Land Surceijor  Stsrvay. and Report, on Irrigation Works  Applicationa (oi Water Licenses  KELOWNA. BO.  CLIFFORD G. BUCK  INSURANCE BROKER  Life, Accident, Sickness, Fire, Automobile,  Burglary,  Fidelity Guarantee  Specializing in Insurance, therefore aervice  to the Assured  Pbonea 217 and 216  Dr.  MATHISON  Dentiat  KELOWNA   ::   B.C.  J.A.BIGGEK  BUILDER AND CONTRACTOR  Estimates Ftruiahed ior all classes  of work  KELOJifNH RECORD  Published every Tkwafey at KOowna,  Briti* Columbia  JOHN LEATMLET  Edito* and Proprietor  UniUd  SUBSCRIPTION   BATCH  11.60   ptr   raai;   7a�����   *{%   month*  HUtc* 10 enti acUHfoaal.  ^utMcrlfaan ai tha ranlar rat* oaa bave  extra Mpara mailed to Iriaade at a dUtaao*  ftt  HALF  BATE. U., 76 oaata oar raar.  Thii  .pedal  priviUm   la   craatod   lor   tha  '���utimmm ol  advartittu tha oit��  ���tad diiukt.  All mbaarititloaa oarabla la advasoi  ADVERTISING BATES  LOUUE  NOTICES.   PROFESSIONAL  CARDS.  ETC..  s.f.  cent* oar  column loch oar weak.  I.A.MI AND TIMBER  NUTICES-SO dan. 16;  RO  dava 17.  w A'l'KH  NOTICES-It> for live iuertloaa.  t.KUAL   AUVKHTISINO-Klrat    ioaartioa.    12  oents oar   line: aacb  aubaaquaDt  Insartion.  1  oonts  par  Una.  CLASSIFIED ADVERTISEMENTS -I wnu  Der word first insertion, 1 sent psr word  t'ttt'h subaauuent Ittaertioa.  DISPLAY ADVERTISEMENTS- 1 wo ioobas  and under. 60 ostit'i oar Inch lirst Insertion  over two inches 40 oenta per inch first insertion: 20 otnts oer inch eaoh subaeattsnt  inner tion.  AH cbsuures in oontraot advertiaementi must  it*> in tke hands of the printer bv Tuesday  .���veninif   to   ensure    pubHoatlon   ia   tha   aszt  Issue.  OPEN THIRD SESSION OF PROVINCIAL LEGISLATURE  Continual from  nass one.  Okanagan district has been purchased under the provisions of the  "Soldiers' Settlement Act" for the  benefit of returned soldiers, and  you will be asked for appropriations to "carry out development  work thereon.  A large area of crown lands has  been surveyed and reserved (or  the purpose of soldier settlement.  Provision also is being made to  acquire homesites within, or adjacent to, cities, and monies advanced by the Federal Government for  housing purposes will be utilized  to erect dwellings thereon. Legislation necessary for these purposes  will be placed before you.  A bill designed to encourage  stock breeding within the province  and providing for a comprehensive  grazing policy will be laid before  you for your consideration.  A measure will be introduced  granting relief in respect of timber  license fees to those engaged in  active naval or military service.  NEW INDUSTRIES  lt affords me pleasure to advise  you that during the past year agricultural production has increased  and new industries have been established within the province.  Eaily in the year my government  took effective steps to place the  timber resources of the province  at the convenient disposal of the  imperial authorities for war purposes. Extensive contracts for the  building of ships for both British  and foreign governments have been  entered into by shipbuilding firms.  My government has been active  in urging upon the Dominion government the necessity of completing the contractual obligation of  the Canadian Northern Railway  Company in'.respect of unfinished  work in British Columbia. As a  result of the representations made  the conatruction  of the Canadian  '^.oj[Lber5L��.a.ci^��_5a''wa5' on y��"-  couver Island is progressing, and it  is confidently expected that further  construction in other parts of the  province will be proceeded with  during the year.  Construction on the Pacific Great  Eastern is proceeding satisfactorily,  and it is the intention of my government to prosecute vigorously  further extension during the coming season.  Notwithstanding the comparatively amall appropriations for the  purpose, the department of Public  Works has effected the necessary  repairs to roads, trails and bridges.  EMERGENCY APPROPRIATION  You will be asked to consider  the advisability of voting on emergency appropriation for the purpose of providing employment  during the coming year in carrying  on development work of a productive nature.  I am pleased to advise you that  the value of mineral production (or  DOCTOR SAYS  VINOL IS IHE  BEST TONIC  Honest Opinion Doctor Gave  His Patient  Bedford, Ohio.���"I was in a pitiful  condition, weak, nervous and run  down so I could not do my housework.  I had doctored for years and tried  everything under the sun. A friend  told me about Vinol. I asked my  doctor about it, and ha replied, 'It  certainly is the best medicine thst can  be had todsy. I couldn't give you  any better.' I took it, and today I  am as well and strong as any woman  could wish to be, and it was Vinol  that ssved me."���Mrs. Prank A. Hoi -  key. Ash St., Bedford, Ohio.  We guarantee this famous cod liver  and iron tonic for all such conditions.  P. B. WILLITS & CO.      Kelowna  the year 1918 shows a substantial  increase over that of the previous  year. The prospects for the coming year are encouraging. There  has been a decline in the production of placer gold, but the output  of lode gold has increased. It is  expected that the year 1919 will  show a marked increaae in this  class of mining. . The production  of coal has been very materially increased during the year and there  is a prospect that new coal areas  will be developed.  Amendments to the Coal Mines  Regulation Act will be placed before you for consideration.  Engineers appointed to investigate and encourage mining report  a feeling of optimism and confidence among operators and prospectors throughout the province.  A report dealing with the practicability of the electro-smelting of  British Columbia iron ores will be  laid before you.  It is proposed to submit for re-  enactment the Vancouver Island  Settlers' Rights Act (1904) Amendment Act (1917).  My government, through the hon,  the minister of education, has entered into an arrangement with  other western provinces for the  standardization of educational text  books.  AMEND PROHIBITION ACT  Necessary amendments to the  Prohibition Act will be laid before  you.  Legislation disfranchising military deserters and other persons  exempted from military service will  be submitted.  A bill to authorize the appointment of a Public Utilities Commission will be submitted for your consideration.  A bill for the establishment of a  Public Library Commission will be  submitted.  Protection from tax sales and  tor the further relief of returned  soldiers will be proposed in a bill  for. the extension of time for payment of taxes by returned soldiers.  A bill to provide for the appointment of official school trustees for  the better regulation of public  schools in alien communities will  be laid before you.  You will be asked to consider a  bill providing for the superannuation of civil servants, and amendments to the Civil Service Act will  be submitted.  The public accounts for the past  fiscal year will be laid before you  at an early date.  The estimates of expenditure for  the coming year will be submitted  for your consideration.  Gentlemen, in leaving you to  your deliberations I have confidence that the work vou will undertake  will be faithfully performed, and I  pray the blessing of Providence  upon your labors.  JERMAN    HUNT,   UNITED  Orders for  Local  Scouts  "t�� pbcpaocS*      Kelowna Troop  Troop Firat;  Self Last  Edited by Pioneer.    Feb., 4   1919  ORDERS bv command for week  ending Feb. 15. 1919.  DUTIES: Orderly patrol for  week, Beavers, next for duty, the  Wolves.  PARADES: The combined troop  will parade at the club-room on  Wednesday, Feb., 12 at 7.15 p.m.  The usual basket-ball practices  will be held on Monday and Friday.  a       a  s  The following very interesting  article in connection with a trip of  our Chief Scout to the former Czar  of Russia and his Scouts appeared  in the November iasue of the Headquarters Gazette:���  'The Tsar and the Scouts. Boy-  training and Bolshevism. He may  have had his faults���the Tsar; he  may have been a weak man, but at  any rate he was no bloody-minded  tyrant. He was merely the representative of a succession of autocratic rulers of Russia, and though  democratic self-government is a  consummation devoutly to be wished for as a rule, who can say, in  the light of recent history, that all  Russia was yet ripe for it > It is  difficult for us in our little island to  realise the strange contrast of peoples there, and how wide is the  varielv of different tribes, half of  them Asiatic, and in many parts  two hundred vears behind the times.  It is not, perhaps, generally realised  that Nicholas himself was both  sympathetic and alive to this. In  him the people had a better friend  than probably they knew. One  aim he had in view was to build  up eventually a modern nation  capable of self-government, ar d  of developing the immense resources of the country. But he  realized that thie was not a matter  of a moment; that as a first step  education on more up-to-date lines  was essential, even though traditional methods were upset in bringing it about. He was not too proud  to look abroad and aee what other  folk were doing.  One day he heard the story of  the feckless and the persevering  frogs who fell into the cream. This  attracted him to read the book in  which it is told, namely, " Scouting  for Boys." Then the writer, was  sent for to explain the scheme. In  an ordinary quiet little study I had  a long and quite informal talk with  the Tsar alone. He had fully grasped the possibilities of the Scout  training for education up to date,  and he saw the meaning underneath thc woodcraft and activities  which gave free play to the individual on the line of self-discipline  and service for others.  He explained how the existing  system in Russia was to educate  the boys as military cadets. The  schoolhouse was a barrack ; the  masters ranked aa officers; the discipline was that of the army���and  pretty stiff at that. No individuality was permitted to the boys ; no  games or practises that might develop their character from within  Their schooling waa a round of  instruction imposed from without.  This, the Tsar felt, was not a way  in which to bring a nation up-to  date, nor to meet the growing in  stinct for liberty of thought and  action. He saw a road to this in  Scouting He had, therefore, had  the book translated into Russian  and had invited all the achools to  try the training on their boya. By  way of encouraging this he had  agreed personally to review the  first school which passed its test  in Scoutcraft. This happened to  be away in the Crimea, but the  boys were brought up all the way  to Petrograd by sp-cial train, to be  inspected and to receive his praise-  What a day for them.  He now   invited   me  to   visit  Do you know that the  Veterans'  Bowling  Alleys  ARE OPEN  Bernard H. Raymer   -   Mngr.  The   ..  Fish Market  All kinds of Fresh Fish  in season-Salmon, Halibut, Herrings, Codfish,  Smelt, &c. Crabs, Oysters and Shell Fish.  Nearly opposite  the Wharf    Phew 243  List .our Bulls for Sale  at the  KAMLOOPS SPRING  BULL SALE  Make your entries with  the Secretary  before the  26th of FEBRUARY, giv-  ing all particulars you  want published in the  sale catalogue.  B.C. Stock Breeders' Ann.  GEO. C. HAY  Local Secretary        Kamloops, B.C.  Sale, March 21  WAIT  If you  are  considering   the  purchase of a  hauling   unit  for.  Private or commercial hauling  The  1  Truck  will be here inside a month.  37-h.p.  Electric Lights and Starter  IL A. ALSGARD, Agent  schools and see the bovs in their  transition from cadet training to  that of Scouting. He felt the difficulty might be to change the spirit  with the form of education, and  for success this was essential. Aa  he saw it cadet training waa form  without soul, whereas that of  Scouting appeared to be the free  expression of the right individual  apirit on the part of the boy. He  had grasped the idea himself, but  whether the schoolmasters had  done ao was anothej question. He  waa at any rate sufficiently impressed by the value of Scouting to  make his own son take it up.  8YN0P8I8 OF COAL aONING  REGULATIONS  Coal raiaias Isskts s* aaa Basaisrsaala 1  iteka, HsssaftYaw aad iibwte.. js�� *i  ortioa  mt ba  r. taa Nortsmat ���sssUsrsatV. aaa)  it tits Fnrtaaa al Uitka L'olsas  _ ataasl lac a tarns al itcaati-oas rrr  laaaaaauoa lot tks tees star* ta rasas  aartSrifi juntkkttir&s'  aasaoJ sas  lis* krr aet  rata) epulis* lot a  rinllsaat  H  Taa pereoe rsetsatil     .           stems    skall   la tiiraittol at beet asaa  ks sales at tka east al SIS aa aara.  >. v. cam.  Dssssta MsMss al tks lets.  atraafarta"  OJ. CUNNINGHAM  AUCTIONEER  and  General Commission  Merchant  (Successor to J. C. Stockwell)  Second - Hand Good*  Bought or Sold on  Commission  Flour and Feed Always  in Stock  Next to the C.P.R. wharf,  Kelowna  The IDEAL!  RANGE  For Coal or Wood  Easy on Fuel Good Baker  All our Ranges have Polished  Stael Tope  COME IN AND SEE  OUR  RANGES at HEATERS    ,  We can take your old oat ia part payment  StockwelPs Limited  Our Meat is  Good ���  And Prices Low   [  You can't make any,  mistake   by   trading  with us  COME AND SEE US  ft>./iV>| Beef     18c (4.  PelRtast   20c lb.  Homt Matte Sausages   25c tb.  Veal, Roaat Leg  29c  Veal, Roaat Loin  29c  Veal, Roast Shoulder  25c  Veal, Stew  22c  Veal Chops', Rib   29c  Veal Chopa, Shoulder  29c  Beef, Roaat  22c  Rump Roaat  22a  Round Steak   29c  Loin Steak   30c  Beef Suet:  ISc  Corned Pork ./Me  Dry Salt Pork  36c  Pork Chop   30c  Pork Steak  29c  Pork. Roaat  30c  Side Pork  30c  Lea Pork  30c  ���fish   25c  Canada Food Board Licenae No. 221  Davy & Milk  INDEPENDENT MARKET  Ellis Street      Phone 268  (Next to Waldron'e Grocery) Thurnday, February 6,1919  KBLGWWA RECORD  PAGE THRBR  NEW VOILE WAISTS  A LARGE assortment of  new .numbers are now  being shown in the  latest styles of Voile Waists.  Special attention if paid to the  fit and finish by the manufacturer who makes the garments  for us.  Hair Ribbon on  Sale at 25c yard  SPECIAL Taffeta Hair Ribbons, 'from four to five inches  wide, will be on sale at this  remarkable price for this week  only. The colors ar* Red, Saxe  Green, Brown, Navy, Pink,  Pale Blue, White and Black.  Note the price, 25c yard  Gingham and Crepe Rompers  A COMPLETE Showing of Crepe and Gingham Rompers for children from six months to five years, will be  made during the week. Make your choice of these  garments now as the prices are exceptionally low at  present. From 50c to $1.25  m/  ��� ur*irco    .  PHONE   561  KELOWNA  BANKQFMQNTRE  ESTABLISHED OVtt MS YEABS  Banking By Mail  Those living at a distance  from any Branch of The Bank  of Montreal, can transact all  their regular Banking By  Mail, with the same safety  and convenience of a ,;  personal visit  MCAO omCl.MONTRIAL  O. R. CLARKE,  Supt.. British Columbia Branches.  VANCOUVER.  P.  DaMoslia,   Hauler,   KsUwns Branca.  BRANCHES IN OKANACAH DISIWCT  Am.tr.Bi,       ���       Peatktoe,       ���  EaSsrtr.  Prison.,  Vul  canising  For a year, I have had my plant in operation. I have  mad* mistakes���who doesn't?���but now, after a  year's work, I claim that we are able to turn out as  satisfactory' a job as can be obtained anywhere ���  Vernon, Penticton, Kamloops, or even Vancouver.  as  Trade at Home - Here in Kelowna  Casings, Tubes, Rubbers, Hot Water Bottles  If its Rubber and its fixable, WE CAN FIX IT  Chevrolet Cars & Truck  Parts kept ia stock  Accestories for All Cars  Goodyear Tire/and Tubes  Gasoline Oils Greases Coal Oil  The "OIL SHOP"  Corner Pendozi  and Lawrence  FREE AIR  Telephone  287  TOWN AND COUNTRY NOTES  An address which, judging by  its title, should be very interesting,  is to be given tomorrow night in  the Baptist church by Professor  H. W. Kellogg. " Where did the  Flood Come From >" is the subject  to be taken, and a broadcast invitation is held out to teachers and  others.  Owing to numerous complaints  which have lately been received,  the police authorities have given  notice that bicycle riding on the  sidewalks is to stop. The muddy  state of aome of the roada caused  the by-law prohibiting thia to be  disregarded somewhat, and offenders winked at. Thia leniency has  been taken advantage of to an unnecessary extent, however, and  pedestrians ate constantly under  fhe necessity of hastily jumping  into the road or into the fence to  avoid being run into by some  scorching cyclist. Some of these  even go so far as to ring their  bells and expect people to get out  of the way at once. Thia is carrying indulgence too far, and aa the  agitation haa been started the police  have no option but to enforce the  law strictly.  o   Many Guests Attend  Casorso Wedding  An interesting wedding took  place last Thursday when Mr. Leo  Casorso, the seventh son of Mr.  and Mrs. John Ctuprao, of Pioneer  Ranch, Kelowna, waa married to  Miss Marion J. Prowse, daughter  of the late C. C. Prowse. of Glenmore, and Mrs. Prowse, now of  Boston. The ceremony took place  at the Catholic Church, at 6.30 a.m.  Rev. Father Verbeke officiating.  There was a very large attendance  at the church of friends both of the  bride and groom. The bride was  prettilv attired in white silk, and  waa attended by Miss McPhie, of  Glenmore, as bridesmaid. Mr.  Peter Casorso, brother of the groom  acted as best man.  Dinner was served at the ranch  at 4 p.m. at which 125 guests were  present. The Caaorao family is  one of the foremost and most re  spected of the pioneer families of  the district, and all parta of the  valley were rep.esented at the  gathering. The many handsome  presents displayed testified to the  esteem in which the bride and  groom were held.  After dinner the evening was  given up to the enjoyment of music,  dancing and games, while a pro.  gramme of songs, recitations, and  violin selections was given. The  party broke up in the email hours  of the morning, and it is certain  that the guests will long retain  pleasant recollections of the generous hospitality of the Casorso  family.  Weather Report for  January  Compiled by G. R. Binger  Date Max.  I  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  II  12  13  14  15  16  17  18  19  20  21  22  23  24  25  26  27  28  29  30  31    24    28    29    29    26    27    32    32    28    38    35    36    39   .'40    43   43    43     45    47    46    42   41   46    41     40    44      38    45  .:.  38    34    38  Means  37.32  Min.  ... 12  ... 23  ... 19  ... 15  ... 15  ... 15  ... 19  ... 20  ... 17  ... 23  ... 25  ... 32  .. 28  .. 28  ... 33  ... 26  ... 36  ... 35  .. 35  ... 31  ... 30  ... 33  ... 35  ... 30  ... 31  ... 31  .. 31  ... 28  ... 28  ... 23  ... 28  26.29  Mr. Ben Hoy is away thia week  on a visit to the coast.  Mr. and Mra. Norman Day and  family returned laat week from a  visit to Washington.   '  Mrs. J. J. Staples, who has been  staying with her daughter, Mrs-  Leslie Dilworth, left Monday for  Treherne, Man.  D. Leckie waa a passenger to  Penticton yesterday.  Miss Bent left for Vernon yesterday morning.  W. E. Brown, a brother of Mra.  Aiknian Todd, came in Monday  from Strathmore, Alta., on a short  visit,  Mr and Mrs. Berryman, former  residents of Kelowna, are visitors  this week with their little boy from  Poplar Grove, near Penticton.  Miss Measures, sister of Mrs. W.  C. Aitken, who has been staying in  Kelowna for aome time past, left  Friday for Vancouver. Miss Measures, who is a nurae by profession  rendered valuable assistance at the  hospital during the "flu" epidemic.  The boys of the K.AA.C. wish  to thank all those who helped to  make their dance a success, especially the young ladies for supplying  the refreshments, and Mrs. Richards for looking after same.  On Sunday the Rev. H. W. Kellogg, M.A., D.D., will speak twice.  In the morning hia topic will be  "God is for me." In the evening  he will conduct service especially  for young people, addressing them  upon "Is Hades Hell ?���Is Paradise  Heaven ?"  The Automobile and Good  Roads Association intend wasting  no time in their efforta to induce  the government to start their road  work at once instead of waiting  until later in the year when teams  are all engaged and labor is scarce.  A special meeting ia being held  Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock in  the Board of Trade room to discuss  the rr atter and to devise ways and  means of getting the authorities to  accede to their wiahes.  Okanagan Ambulance League  During the month of January the  following articles were sent to  headquarters: 24pvjamasuits, 102  pairs socks, 12 face cloths, 6 towels,  18 personal property bags, 12  handkerchiefs, 24 shirts, 12 petticoats, 6 chemise, 6 underwaists.  The following articles were received from Benvoulin during the  month: 17 paira socks, 12 face  cloths, 4 stretcher caps; and Ok  anagan Mission sent in 5 pyjama  suits, 6 pairs socks, and 6 personal  property bags. The Girls' Red X  are now making refugee garments  and have sent in 6 underwaists, 6  chemise, 12 petticoats, 18 personal  property bags, 6 towels.  The following cash contributions  are gratefully acknowledged : J.  Ball $1, Prisoners of War $18. N.  D. McTavish $50.25. K.L.O. Bazaar  $100, together with a balance from  December of $204.95, making a  total of $374.20. Expenses for  January were $ 128.20, which leaves  a balance in hand of $246.  What Would  You Think  Of a man who systematically  threw money away } Who,  every time he spent a dollar  towed a quarter over the fence!  Sounds silly, doesn't it > But  there are scores who are regularly doing it in another way by  paying MORE THAN NECES-  SARY lor their Boots and Shoes.  Perhaps you have never tried  it, but it vou go to C. DARK  you'll quickly i�� light t  DARK, the Shoeman  Quick Repairs, Good Work  Opposite Royal Bank  We May Now Expect  Some real Cold Weather  Sleighs in 2��-inch and 3-inch  Light Bobs Jumpers Cutters  Robes Woollen Rugs  Auto Rugs Horse Blankets  Also large assortment ot' Bells, Trunks, Suit Cases  W. R. GLENN & SON  Pendozi Street AGENTS Phone 150  The KELOWNA THEATRE  TO-NIGHT���"Treasure Island," by Robert Louis Stevenson.  Saturday���"Macluth," with Sir Herbert Tree  and Constance  '   Collier    A Griffiths' production.  Matinee: Children 10c, adults 20c.    Evening 20c and 25c.  Tuesday���"The  Lion's  Claws," chapter   18, and other good  pictures  COMING-February 20 and 21���"My Four Years in Germany."  Evening, 7.30 & 9.  Matinee Saturday at 3 p.m.  WM. HAUG  Masons' Supplies  HARD AND SOFT COAL  Phone No. 66  WOOD (Dry)  Single Rick    -   $3.25  Six or more   -   $2.90  Two or more -   $3.00  DELIVERY  THE JENKINS CO., LTD. Phone 20  Premises on Lawrence Ao.  Woodcraft  Manufacturing Co.  For Furniture ol all kinds made to order, Store and'  Office Fittings. Good storage to rent.  Building Contractors' Estimates Furnished  Second Hand  and  Antique  Furniture and Goods of all kinds  bought or aold on commission.  Sewing machines cleaned, repaired and overhauled.  Upholstering done on the premises.  hi ii i  m  m*m PAGE FOUR  KELOWNA   KECOKD  Thursday, February 6,1919  The Corporation of the City  of Kelowna  NOTICE  RIDING   ON   SIDEWALKS  From thia date, any person found  CYCLING ON THE SIDEWALKS will  be prosecuted.  R. W. THOMAS.  February 6th, 1919. Chief of Police.'  ( WANTED! )  FOB  SAXE  FOR SALE, Young Piga, two montha old.  Apply Henry Burtch. lOtf  THE GREAT WAR VETERANS  ASSOCIATION  Fifteen   Acres  of  Meadow  Land at South Okanagan  Tenders will be received for the renting  of the above for the coming year by  the  Secretary ol tha G.W.V.A.   Tenders must  be in not later than the Uth of February.  Signed. G. N. KENNEDY.  Prea.G.W.V.A.  THE RUTLAND DRAINAGE COMMISSIONERS require Tenders for the  digging and back filling of 2900 lineal feet  of drainage ditches from 3 to 14) ft. deep ;  the digging of 1930 Un. ft. of open ditches;  the laying of 2100 lineal feel of 14 inch  concrete pipe; the laying of S00 lineal ft.  of 8 inch concrete pipe and other worka in  connection with tha Rutland Drainage  Diatrict.  Plans and specifications may be seen at  the office of Mr. F. W. Groves. District  Engineer, Kelowna.  Tenders to be received not later than the  10th of February. 1919, addressed to Willis  F. Sehell, Rutland. B. C, and to bo endorsed "Tenders for Drainage Works."  The lowest or any tender not necessarily  accepted.  A. L. CROSS,  W. F. SCHELL,  J. MclVOR,  Kelowna, B.C. Commissioners.  January 28th, 1919. 11-2  Notice  A PUBLIC MEETING to re-  organize the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, will  be held in Mr. Rattenbury'a office,  Kelowna, B.C., at 2 p.m., on Saturday, February 15th.  WATER NOTICE  STORAGE  Take notice that J. M. J. Dobbin, whose  addreaa is Westbank, B.C.. will apply for  a licence for the atorage of five (S) acre  feet of water out of Spear Lake, which  flows Southerly and drains into Diatrict  Lot 1683. The storage dam will be located  at North and South enda of Spear Lake.  The capacity of the reservoir to be created  is about five (5) acre feet, and it will flood  about i acre of land. The water will be  diverted from the stream at a point about  S.E. corner, and will be uaed for Irriga  tion purpose upon the land described aa  Diatrict Lot 3683, Oaoyooa Division. The  licence applied fqr is to supplement a  right to take and uae water as per Condi  tional Licences Nos. 656 and 653. Thii  notice was posted on the ground on the  23rd day of January, 1919. A copy of this  notice and an application pursuant there  to and to the "Watar Act, 1914," will be  filed in the office of the Water Recorder  at Vernon, B.C. Objections to the application may be filed with the aaid Water  Recorder or with tha Comptroller ol  Water Rights. Parliament Buildinga, Vic  oria, B. C, within thirty daya after the  firat appearance of this notice in a local  newapaper. The date of the first publication of this notice ia Thuraday, January 23,  1919.  M. J. DOBBIN,  IO-4p Applicant  Automobile  For Hire  H. B. BURTCH   -   Phone 180  "  We are Now Cutting pure  ICE!  Orders will be filled in rotation  Price $2 per load  of \*\ tons loaded  at pond.  BANKHEAD ORCHARD  COMPANY. LTD.  Phone 8  FOR SALE, first-claw Alfalfa Hay.   C F.  Rush, Glenmore. IO-3p  FOR SALE OR TRADE���160 acre, good  land in Saskatchewan. Would trade  for land in Kelowna diatrict or (or stock.  Apply J. Swanaon, Lawson Ave.    9-2p  FOR SALE, 12 tons Alfalfa at $30 per  ton; also about 15 tons Clover Hay. J.  Wallace, Rutland. I2-3p  FOR SALE. Timothy and Clover Hay, and  Alfalfa ; also R.-C. Rhode Island Red  Cockerel.*, for breeding. Bond, Rutland,  phone 3504. 12-5p  FOR SALE, Edison diamond -disc Amber-  ola, with 82 records, in good condition.  Apply P.O. Box 105 for further particulars. 12-3  LOST  LOST, Dark bay gelding. White star and  white off hind sock. Branded "u on  quarter. 15$ hands. Reward. Writ*  Box 210, Kelowna, B.C. 11 -3p  LOST. Strayed onto the premises of the  undersigned in December, one Jersey  yearling Heifer, one part Jeraey yearling  Heifer, one black Heifer Calf. Also  loot, one part jersey yearling Heifer.  Reward for return. T. Barber, Rutland.  12-5  M1SCELLJINE0U8  WANTED, More knowledge of the Bible  by everyone. Come to the Bible Conference in the Baptist Church, beginning on  Sunday next, morning and evening; and  for two weeks each ofternoon and evening; speaker. Rev. Howard W. Kellogg,  M.A., D.D., of Los Angeles.  11-2  Famous Western Soldier  Dies in London  Major-General Sir Sam Steele, K.  CMC. C.B., M.V.O., died at Putney, London, Thursday. He had  been ill for about two months, but  the end came very auddenly. He  was in his sixty-eighth year.  General Steele waa one of Canada's outstanding figures and one  of her brilliant military commanders. He was a hero of frontier days  in the great Canadian Northwest  and winner of high distinction in  the South African War.  He was born in Simcoe County,  Ontario. He served through the  Red River rebellion in 1871, and  later joined the North Weat Mounted Police as a sergeant-major. He  commanded the cavalry and scouts  in the North West Rebellion of  1885 and quelled the Kootenay  trouble in 1887. During the con  atruction of the Canadian Pacific  he had command of the Mounted  Police. In the courae of hia frontier  life, he had aome thrilling battles  with the Indians and broke up  some ferocioua bands.  During the Klondike rush he  had charge of the policing of the  White and Chilkoot passes. He  was magistrate and had charge of  the customs out there, and was  liberally thanked by the government for hia work.  When the South African war  broke out he raised and commanded Lord Strathcona's Horse, and  won high distinction. In 1918 he  was made inspector-general of the  forces in Western Canada, going  overseas as commander of the  second Canadian division. He  commanded afterwards the Imperial a..d Canadian troopa at ShornclilTe.  STRAYED, Yearling Steer (polled), dark  dark brown to black, branded with a  W over a sloping J on left hip. Reward for information leading to recovery.   W. R. Craig, Rutland.       I2-5P  HOUSES WANTED  WANTED, immediately, three, four or  five-roomed Houae, fully or partly furnished. No children. Addrea P.O. Boa  66S, City.  Special  CASH  Discount  SALE  This Month  P.S.���Have you tried our  newest   and   best   O. K.  Double Disc Records  Stockwell's Ltd.  Large Audiences Hear  Dr. Kellogg  The Bible conference in the  Baptist church, opened under very  promising conditions on Sunday  last, when Rev. Dr. Kellogg addressed full audiences at both  morning and evening services.  Dr. Kellogg made a strong defence  in the morning sermon for the doctrine of blood atonement in an  illuminating discourse, bringing the  proofs of biblical scholarship within the reach of the humblest student of the Bible.  It ia fortunate to be able to have  acceaa to ao thorough research and  authority on biblical matters aa ia  found in Dr. Kellogg's wide and  mature experience.  . During the week large numbers  have been in attendance at the  afternoon and evening seaaions  and have found the powerful and  studious expositions of the Bible  helpful and inspirational.  Division  I.  II.  III.  IV.  V.  VI.  VII.  VIII.  IX.  X.  XI.  Enrolment  27  27  34  37  33  37  30  34  40  38  33  13  17  16  22  19  20  16  20  14  13  10  Total enrolment 370. Average  percentage 89.29. Misa Hunter'a  claas wins the Nelson Shield for  the division having the best attendance.  Pereentaaa  89.43  94.00  94.00  95.73  87.00  93.29  84.90  94.55  83.37  85.57  80.76  Sinn Feiners Would Strike  Sinn Feiners are co-operating  with Iriah workers to force a general atrike throughout Ireland. By  thia combination of forces the Sinn  Fein hope to force release of their  members now in jail, and are telling the workera that they will thua  succeed in forcing concessions for  them aa well.  Rutland News  (From oar own oorrsjfDoadsnti.  SPECIAL  FREE TRIAL  Changes in Land  Settlement Board  Following the resignation laat  week of Chairman Maxwell Smith  of the Land Settlement Board, the  provincial executive is expected to  reduce the remaining membership  of five to three, Messrs. MacDonald  of Nanaimo and D. D. Munro of  Terrace, dropping to the status of  board inspectors instead of mem,  bers. Mr. H. M. Nelems will become chairman, the other remaining members to be Mr. Ward of  Cranbrook and F. R. E. DeHart of  Kelowna. It is understood that  the members will receive salary in  creases bringing them from $2100  to $4000 per year.  Under the terma of the armistice  there are fifty more German submarines to be surrendered to the  British navy. At present there are  ninety-eight of these craft in British  naval ports, thirty-seven having  been distributed among the Allied  powers for technical examination.  Theae submarines have already  sailed for various Allied ports,  where naval constructors will make  a careful study of their machinery  and internal equipment. The ultimate fate of all the submarines will  be decided by the peace conference.  A scarcity of B.C. apples is said  to have developed in Vancouver.  For the first time in twelve years  snow fell in San Bernardino, Cal.,  on Saturday last.  BIRTHS  REID���At Rutland, B.C., onSatur.  day, Jan. 25th, to the wife of  Jack Reid, a son.  CAMPBELL���On Thursday. Jan.  30th. to the wife of Jas. I. Campbell, a son.  CARRUTHERS���On Saturday,  Feb- 1st, to the wife of E. M,  Carruthers, a daughter.  MOUBRAY-On Saturday, Feb.  I st, to the wife of G. H. Moubray  of Glenmore, a son.  There will be a apecial public  meeting in the Rutland school on  Monday evening, February 17th,  to discuss the onion question from  every point. It is important that  all interested in the growing of  onions should be present There  will be several speakera.  The Girls' Enterprise Club held  their annual meeting at the home  of Miss Zella Monford on Tueaday  evening, when the officers for 1919  were elected, with Miss Joy Fleming as president and Mias Kathleen  Campbell aecretary. The next meeting will be held at Mrs. J. Campbell's next Tuesday, Feb. I Ith,and  all members are urged to attend.  The Women's Institute will meet  in the schoolhouse on Thursday  Feb. 13th at 2.30 p.m., and roll call  will be "Kitchen Hints." The programme will include items from  "The Veteran" and "The Uae of  Cheese Cloth in the Garden" by  Miss L. Craig. 1 he silvet contribution towarda the wedding gift  trom the women of Canada to  Princess Pat will be taken at this  meeting.  The total amount collected for  the Red X Drive at Rutland was  $281.19. This includes a donation  o( $50 from the Girla' Enterprise  Club; $25 from the Women's Institute ; $37.80, proceeds of School  Concert; Mrs. Hardie, $60.14; Mrs.  Gray, $79; and Zella Monford,  $29.25.  The Rutland local ofthe U.F.B.C.  held their regular meeting on Monday last, when there was a very  good attendance. Som- very important business was done, Mr.  Elliott being appointed representative to the convention to be held  at Kamloopa on February 21 st He  was instructed to press several resolutions that had been passed by  the above branch, namely : to get  a good live legislative committee  to work in the intereat of the farmers ; also to see that more farmers  are nominated for the legislature.  also impress upon the authorities  the necessity of better roads; and  a more equilable means of taxation.  There was some very considerable  discussion on the various subjects  including the water question and  onion grading. It waa decided  to hold the next meeting in con  junction with Benvoulin and to call  it an "Onion Culture Night", when  will be discussed the best ways of  producing the famous bulb. Every  body is welcome and there will be  some good speakers The president invites all farmers, whether  members or not.  ���������o   Railway Commission  Will Sit in Vernon  The most vigorous opposition  hss been aroused on all aides to  the proposed increase in express  rates which are at present being  sought by the companies. The  fruit-growing interests especially  are bent upon putting up a strong  fight against what, it is claimed,  will permanently cripple the industry, The Board. of Railway Commissioners will be busy at various  points in the province for the next  few weeks, taking evidence upon  thia and other matters, and deputations are being organized to wait  upon them. On Wednesday, Feb  ruary 19th, at 2 p.m., the Board  will ait at Vernon, and Mr. G. E.  Mcintosh, in charge of the trans  portation department of the fruit  branch of the Dominion Department of Agriculture, has issued a  notice urging all who are interested in the production and market  ing of fruit and vegetablea" in the  valley, to ai range to attend ihis  meeting and be ready to present  their views upon the situation.  The many friends of Mr. Angus  McGregor will be pleased to hear  that he is now well on the road to  recovery after his trying illness..  Admiral Jellico is to visit Canada  in the course of a tour of the  Empire.  A project is being discussed at  the coaat for the establishment of  an aerial mail service between  Vancouver and Victoria.  Viscount Grey, former British  foreign secretary, is fast becoming  blind. His sight has been going  for about three or four years.  . E. C. Cleveland, a well-known  Vancouver engineer, .has been  selected by the minister of lands  to be consulting engineer in connection with the development and  irrigation of the soldier settlement  lands below Penticton. Mr. Cleveland is at present looking over the  district.  We will send this new EDISON  DIAMOND AMBEROLA aad a  selection from our 4,000 unwearable  Blue Ambers! Records to your  home for Five Days' FREE TRIAL  Particular and Price List Free  The flood Stationery Co.  Edison Distributors for tho Okan.g.n  VERNON, B. C'  AUCTIONEER  1 have had over 2i yeara' experience in the Auctioneering business,  particularly in the line ol Cattle,  Farm Implements and Household  Furniture; and this experience is  at your disposal. It means better  results (rom your auction sales.  Anyone wishing to arrange (or an  Auction Sale should see  or  write  G. H. KERR  Auctioneer  P.O. Box 195 Residence at  Kelowna, B.C. GLENMORE  Mr. C. G. BUCK  Room   I, Leckie  Block,  is acting as  agent  in   Kelowna, and will make al  arrangements (or conducting of sales  Phone 217  FOR SALE  Four Registered HOLSTEIN  COWS, two fresh, others due  in April. Heavy milkers,  backed by government records for milk and fat.   Best  of breeding  Also HERD BULL   Thia stuff is  young and choice. Write for  photos and pedigrees  Barton Fruit ud Stock Farm  Penticton. B.C.   S. J. Kinney, owner  Evaporator  Needs Women  Help for Trimming Vegetables  $2 per day  GUARANTEED  and 10 cents per box  oyer twenty boxes  a  Do Not Leave the  Receiver Off.  Some person may want to do business with you.  Do you, Mr. Merchant, realize that when you  cease to advertise you are leaving the receiver  off? Many readers of the paper have requirement  In your line and have the money to satisfy them.  If you do not tell them what you have and what  the prices are, they will naturally go to your competitor who gives them this information and invites their custom.  Do not leave the receiver off your telephone,  and do not neglect your advertising if you wish to  make it easy and pleasant to do business with  you.  Rennie's Seeds  Always Brow  ���nd  Produce the Best  Sold Everywhere  Writ* to-day for Catalogue-Now Roady  THI  WILLIAM  RENNIE  872 8RANV1LLE St. VANOOUVER. B.C.  COMPANY  LIMITHD  ALSO AT TORONTO  wsNfiiptn

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