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 smtMmsmtmmms^ssmsmsM  'letatva, B.C.  tSe\��o(yosi  lefototm tlttorb  SSfourCHt*)  VOL XI   NO. 8  KELOWNA BRITISH COLUMBIA. THURSDAY. JANUARY 9. 1919.���6 PAGES  $1.50 Per Annum  Annual Reports by  Municipal Committees  The city council having again  decided to forego the annual ratepayers' meeting at which the mayor  and aldermen were wont to give  ���n account of their doinga (or the  year paat, it was arranged that the  heads of the various committees  should prepare brief statements te  be submitted to the regular meeting of the council. These statements were handed in Monday  evening, and are given below.  MAYOR  SUTHERLAND  In reviewing the municipal work  of 1918, the Mayor stated that he  could find no item of special interest other than the aettlement oi  the long atanding tax dispute with  theC. N. R. Co. By the terms of  thit settlement all lands not covered by the right-of-way were released from the exemption clause  in their agreement with the provincial government, the company paying the city over $9,000 ol taxea in  arrears, as well as those of the  current'year.  With an increase in waget, fuel,  and material, corresponding to the general  advance in the cost of living, with decreased revenue from hotel licenses and other  sources, with capital expenditure paid out  of current revenue instead of raising  money by debentures, with a shrinkage in  assessable property due to tax aalea, thay  had endeavored to carry on without imposing an additional burden on the taxpayer other than an increase of 121 per  cant in ths light and water rates, which  had come into affect late in the year.  The attempt to finance the city under  theae conditions had resulted in the expenditure exceeding tha revenue by 414,000.  This waa not a healthy financial condition  and muat ba guarded against in the future,  pointing to an increaae in tha tax levy for  1919.  Municipal conditions throughout the  province, aa outlined in the municipal inspector's report, ahowed an increase in  arrears of taxea, increased indebtedness,  and a continual shrinkage of sinking funds.  It waa pleasing to note that theae conditions did not prevail in Kelowna.  He thanked the aldermen for the careful attention they had given to their respective departments, aaa for the spirit of  cooperation and harmony which had existed during tha year. Thia had rendered  hia own part of the work vary light and  extremely pleasant.  CITY'S FINANCIAL AFFAIRS  In presenting tha report for the Finance  Committee for the year, Aid. Rattenbury  said that last year tha council had taken  great credit for the achievement of having'  paid off tha bank loan, and put an amount  of $2,493.65 to the credit of the Sinking  Fund. They had accomplished even  greater success this year, having not only  paid the bank loan in full to tht amount  of $40,000, but also paid off a private loan  of $3,000, redeemed $5,000 worth of debenture bonds, snd in addition placed in  the Sinking Fund $14,683.40. The Sink,  ing Fund atill lacked $34,251.26 of what it  should be, but there was sufficient liquid  assets to take cars of the deficit if all the  arrears of taxea ware paid.  The outstanding arrears of taxea as com-  raiad with laat year had bean reduced by  13,049.13.    This wss a very desirable  feature.  Currant liabilities hsd been reduced  from $25,633.32 in 1916, $12,319.10 in  1917, to $3,729.36 in 1918. This was alao  a very good ahowing.  The aurplue of liquid assets over current  liabilities in 1917 were $14,447.04. This  had been reduced in 1918 to $3,990.24. a  vary bad feature caused by the deficit in  the Light and Water plant, and by several  of tha departments exceeding their estimates.  The Finance Committee waa of opinion  that no program of extensive expenditure  ehould be undertaken until the arrears of  taxes ware paid and tha Sinking Fund replaced in full.  PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE  On behalf of the Public Works department, AM. W. J. Mantle reported thst there  had been an increase in expenditure in  1918 of $780.03 over the previous year,  largely due to tha rise in day labor rate  ana coat of team work.  A quantity of cinders having been available the committee had decided to experi.  ment in the construction of cinder walks.  During tha year 9000 fast had been constructed at a cost of twelve and a quarter  centa per foot.  It had been decided to operate the rock  cruaher for a ahort period and 200 loads  of 1 inch rock had been turned out and  distributed on the main roada. Contrasted  with gravel a bigger load could be hauled  owing to the absence of aand, the saving  in coat of hauling going against the coat of  operating the crusher.  PARKS AND BOULEVARDS  COMMITTEE  For the Parka Committee which included Aid. Knowles ea chairman, Aid. Mantle  and Messrs. D. W. Crowley, W. J. Palmer.  L.E Taylor:-  Tha noma and alao the duties of tha  committee, Aid. Knowlaa stated in hia re.  Eort, had been aomawhat changed since  tst year, having included with the can of  the Parka tha upkeep of the street trees.  Permanent improvement had been made  in tha park during tha year by extending  tha driveway past the Aquatic buildings  aa far aa the ball ground, and the drive  had alao been widened behind the buildinga to allow room for tie potts and the  parking of cars.  Owing to ths shutting off of thafirrigation  Ng Red Cp Drive  Starts Here Monday  At a meeting Wednesday afternoon at which Mayor Sutherland  presided, forcea were organized  for the "Red Croat Drive" which  is to take place all next week. The  Rev. E. D. Braden waa appointed  chairman with Mr. L V. Rogers as  secretary and Mr. Forster treasurer. Profiting by previoua experience in auch matters the district  waa mapped out into sections snd  a large force of canvassers assigned to the work of carefully canvassing each one.  - An appeal ittued by the chairman and secretary ttatet the object of the drive to be to tecure  fundi for a larger programme of  work which haa confronted the  Red X aince the tigning of the  armistice, including the care tor  tick and wounded aoldiera during  repatriation ; the care for wounded  priaonera and their welcome from  enemy camps; the. work of helping the needy in the portioni of  Belgium and France recently evacuated.  The mainland of B.C. ia asked  for $250,000, of which Kelowna it  expected to contribute $2,000.  Canvassers will be at every home  during the next few dayt and it ia  hoped they will be met aa generously at possible. The local committee it anxiout to complete the  canvaaa early in the week, and  aome collecting may be done on  Saturday,  The great caute of the Red X  seeds no recommendation. Their  magnificent work is too well known  Let Kelowna people ahow that thev  can go " over the top " with thit  $20,000 just aa they did with the  Victory Loan.  Construction of Kelowna Branch  Railway Line Assured This Year  water improvement of the - cemetery walk  with trees hed not been done. Shade  treea had been planted on Bernard Ave.,  Harvey avenue and Richter street. The  total expenditure for tht yetr had been  $2,449.48.  "We 'would recommend to tho incoming  council," AM. Knowlas concluded, "that  tha driveway in the Park be continued  thia year aa far aa Abbott etreet bridge,  thus affording traffic a means of access  through tho park. Owing to ita in accessibility we believe than are few citizens  who realize tha extant and beauty of thia  property. By the completion of thia drive  the park would be much mora uaad and  enjoyed by the public at large, thua fulfilling more fully the object of the original  expenditure and the upkeep from year to  year."  LIGHT AND WATER PLANT  AM. Duggan waa chairman of thia committee and reported as follows i���  "The revenue derived from the plant  waa $33,864,38 ahowing an increase over  tha previous yoar of $2,448.31. Tha expenditure amounted to $37,970.71, ahowing  increase of $3,437.05 aa compared with  1917. Thia appeara to htva been unavoidable, being principally due to the extra  coat of fuel, increaae in wages and necessary repairs to the plant.  "During tha year your committee realized that the plant wss still being operated  at a loss, consequently they found it necessary to make a alight increase in the rates.  "The following is a comparative statement of the active connections aa at 31 at.  Dae. 1917 and 1918:--  Light Power Water  1917 497      40      491  1918 343     44     336  Thit increase haa bean general throughout the year, and there it every indication  that this satisfactory condition will continue,  "In connection with the personnel of  thia department, there have been- two  changes during the year. 1 am pleased  to state that each and every member of  tha staff has given efficient and eatiefectory  aervice."  BUILDING AND FIRE COMMITTEE  The Fire Brigade, stated AM. Meikle.  Was now up to full strength, with Mr.  Alsgard aa chief, snd tha hall wail-equipped. Too much praise could not be given  to tha Brigade members for the aelf-aarri-  ficing way in which thay responded to fire  calls at any hour of the day or night.  The department htd been called out  eleven times during the year, the total es.  timatcd fire damage being $3,500, an exceedingly small amount, which want to  prove what an efficient and capable fin  department could do.  A recommendation came from the previous council to provide the brigade with  an up-to-date chemical motor truck. Thia  had been equipped and installed, and  trials had proved it all thet could be de-  aired, ft would be of great assistance in  eliminating tlie great lots by wstsr, and in  checking fires at their outset.  The expenditures had been $4,033.66, of  which $2,126.28 had bten capital expenditure for new equipment.  In the matter of buildings, Building Inapector Bigger had reported the issuing of  26 new permits, to tha value of $29,297.  HEALTH AND  SEWERAGE  In hia report for the Health Committee  Aid. W. Lloyd Jonas note the increase in  the number of patients treated at tha Kelowna Hotpital from 171 in 1917 to 230 in  1918. He also outlined tha circumstances  connected with tha epidemic of influmue,  the city having escaped with  fourteen  A telegram which came Monday  from the chairmen of the National  Railway Board, definitely announcing the immediate construction of  the Kamloopt-Kelowna branch  line was the somewhat ttartling but  none the lets pleating reply to  wires which had been tent to the  Railway Board arranging for the  visit of a delegation which it wat  proposed ahould go from the Okanagan. "^-'  The wire readt as follows:���  Secretary, Bosrd of Trade:  Our construction programme thit  year includes proceeding with con  struction of the Vernon line. Don't  think any good purpoae could be  served by tending delegation. We  are all impressed with the importance of thit line in the near future.  (Sd.) D. B. Hanna.  Thia welcome communication of  courte cancela all arrangement!  which were being made for the  aending of delegatet from Kelowna  At a apecial meeting of the Board  of Trade, Meaart. J. W. Jonea and  T, Bulman were appointed to accompany the delegation and fundt  were' being collected to pay their  expenses which it wat ettimuted  would be about $500 each.  Kelowna Will Entertain Capt. Cameron and  Visitors Next Week   Lieu). Mens Home  The big convention week ttartt  in Kelowna Monday with the Provincial Seed Fair and Seed Grow-  ets' Meetings. The fair it to be  held in the old implement store  opposite Casorso 'a, and ia open to  all free. Many interesting exhibitt  are to be there which ahould prove  of great educational value to all  farmera. Entries, it might be mentioned, can be received vat, and  all auch thould be left at the place  mentioned on Friday or Saturday.  During the Fair demonstrations  of teed threshing and cleaning will  be given by Mr. L. Stevenaon of  Sydney Experimental Farm. Mr.  Helmer from the Summerland Station, will also have a good display  ���nd Mr. R. C. Treherne, Dominion  entomologist, front Vernon, will  have an exhibit of intectt damaging to cropt. The Fair will be open  until Wednesday.  The B.C. Dairymen's Convention  will be held Tuesday and Wednesday, and a large number of  delegatet. are expected from Out-  tide pointt.  The general meeting of the shareholders of the Canadian Co-operative Woolgrowers' Ltd., it to be  held Tuetday, and on Friday it an  annual meeting of delegatet representing District G of the Farmers'  Institute!.  FARMERS' BANQUET  The many visitors who will be  in the city for these different events  are to be entertained Thuraday  evening ai a "Get Together Farm-  era' Dinner," and elaborate arrangements are being made to give them  a royal welcome.  Women's Institute  Annual Meeting  The Kelowna Women's In. held ita  annual meeting on Monday afternoon Jan. 6th in the Board of Trade  roomt, when reporta for 1918 were  received and officers elected for  1919.  The Secretary'a report showed a  membership for the paat year of  100. The programme at arranged  wat carried out during the first  part of the year, but fruit and "flu'  wrought havoc with meeting! of  the doling montht. Following the  vitit of Mn. Mildrew of the Dominion Food Department, the Inttitute undertook to tecure tignatures  to the food pledge cards, and were  to successful that some 250 signed  cards were returned to the tecretary.  The Institute wat again invited by  the A. & T. Association to assist at  the Fall Fair in connection with  the departments comprising ladies'  and children's work.  The demonstrations and lectures  by Miss McFarlane and Messrs  Cooke, Austin, Trenwith and Palmer were interesting and helpful.  A vegetable section wat added  to the Flower Show and served to  increase the interest in thit ennual  event. The total number of entries  far exceeded thote of previout  years'. A garden competition waa  initiated by Mr. G. A. Chick, who  generoualy offered three prizet for  the bett flower and vegetable gar-  lawn &c.  The North Thompson and Okanagan Conference of Women'a  Institutes met in Kelowna in Oct-  A hearty welcome wat accorded  Monday to Capt. Douglaa "Paddy"  Cameron, who wat returning after  a strenuous overseas tervice extending over almoat the whole period  of the war. He left Kelowna with  the B.C. Horae, but afterward transferred aa trooper to the Strathcona  Horse at Valcartier, and went  overseas with the first contingent,  he was decorated with the Military  Cross for distinguished tervice  around Arraa latt year, and hit  energetic work hat alto earned for  him a well deserved promotion to  his present rank. He was wounded some months ago in the leg and  it in hoapital in England when  the armistice wat aigned. He returned yetterday to the coaat in  order to complete the formality of  hia ditcharge.  Another returning Kelowna soldier during the week was Lieut'  O, j$t,.P. Aitkent.who came in yesterday, formerly of the Okanagan  Loan Co.'s staff. He entitled during July, 1915. wilh lhe 47th, then  training at New Westminster, arriving in France the following  aummer. His first tew months  were trying ones, and by Decen ���  ber he waa laid up with dyaentery.  Returning to lhe trenchea on hit  recovery, thit time with a cimmia-  sion, he went through tome strenuous experiences, being wilh the  Canadians in the famout Paachen-  dale district. Here he waa wounded, though not seriously, and he  wai toon back into action again.  He took part in the big drive of  Auguat of latt year, winning lhe  distinction of the Military Cross,  He waa badly wounded near  Amiens, being shot through the  lungs. He waa consequently in  hotpital when the armistice wat  signed. '  He ia returning to the coast  shortly for further medical treatment, when he will return to hit  dutiet with the Loan Co.  Capt. Wilton Herald, taid to be  one of the beat platform tpeaken  in Canada, it to lecture on Wednesday, January 22nd, on " With  the Canadians at Vimy Ridge."  Press accounts speak in high termt  of the glowing detcriptiont and  anecdotea culled from peraonal experience of that famout fight.  ober when a good programme of  addrettet and reporta waa presented, and a number of important resolutions were passed.  Aa to finances the receipts for  the. year $510.66, and disbursements $510.43, made up aa follows:  printing and advertising, $23,  Flower Show expenses, $l<>.95;  prizes, $64.75 ; Victory Bond nay-  menls $59.74; Patriotic Fund $7 65;  Red Cross, $90; Piisnnere of War,  $29.75; Y.M.C.A., $217; Sundries  $3.59.  The officers for 1919 are, Pres-  ident Mra. L. -V. Rogers, Vice-Pres.  Mrs. W. J. Austin, Sec.-Treas. Miss  M. J. Reekie.  The date of meeting will in future be the first Saturday in the  month inatead uf the first Monday  at in 1916  A membership contest wat decided upon, each member to recruit aa many aa possible hefore  the next meeting, which will be  held on Saturday, Feb. 1st.  Farmers'Institute Holds  Its Annual Meeting  The annual meeting of the Kelowna Farmers' Inttitute held Saturday afternoon latt, though not very  largely attended wet productive of  much interetting discussion of interest to the farming community,  and aeveral important reaolutiona  were patted.  A feature of the meeting waa a  comprehentive report from the  president, Mr. L. E. Taylor, who  in addition to reviewing the acliv-  itiea of the local Institute during  the .past year, and the proceeding! of the recent meeting of  the Central Advisory Board at Victoria, gave a brief statement of the  agricultural progress of the district  looking optimistically at future  protpectt, and urging atill closer  cooperation of all agricultural interests.  The Institute had had a successful year, financially ae well at otherwise, ill total receipt! having sufficed to cover an expenditure of  $550.11 wilh a alight turplui to the  good.  After recalling the various meetings held during the year, Mi. Taylor reported that the Kelowna  Inttitute had been made the centre  for "District G," of which diatrict  he himself had been elected representative to attend the meeting  of the Advitory Board at Victoria  November. At thit meeting  much uteful business had b-en  trantacted, and many important reaolutiona brought before the notice  of the government. Chief amongtt  thete had been a carefully worked  out plan for the thorough reorganization of the Department of Agriculture in order to secure a greater  degree of officiency than wat possible under the present somewhat  confused and wasteful system.  Fruit packing achoola had been  held in Kelowna during the spring  at which 60 pupilt .had taken the  courae, but the directoia felt they  were no longer necessary and  might be discontinued here, the  department confining them to newer diatricta which were more in  need of them.  Some 131 tont of ieed grain  had been purchased from the department by members of the local  Inttitute, and a reaolution had been  aent aaking the government to continue auch distribution, but that the  teed be made available not later  than March I it, aa much inconvenience had been caused to all concerned by the lateness of itt delivery.  Mr. S. T. Elliott had kindly undertaken to supply crop report!  of the district for the "Agricultural  Journal."  One hundred and fifty 3-pound  samples of teed potatoea had been  tecuied by the'secretary from the  Summerland Experimental Farm  and distributed to members and  others, and tome very interetting  retuiti had been obtained. Mr.  W. D. Hobaon, of Okanagan Million, had raited a record crop of  250 lbs. from hit three poundt of  Dalmeny Beauty.  In Auguat about twenty members  had motored to the experimental  farm and, aa uaual, had spent a  very interetting and enjoyable day  wilh Mr. Helmer.  The crop compelitiont held by  the Inttitute in oniont, tomatoes,  beans and corn, had been a source  of considerable interest, the corn  competition especially being very  keenly conteated. In connection  with the latter Mr. A. H. Crichton  had won the challenge cup offered  by the Bankhead Orchard Company for .the bett crop of "North  Wett Dent." The district had alao  carried off a contiderable number  of prizet in the Provincial S-rd  Production Competition, open to  the whole of the province, Kelowna growert, in fact, being winner*  in every class in which they had  entered.  Continuing Mr. Taylor reviewer  the crop conditions and agricultural progress generally.  FRUITGROWING  Wilh the excr plion of an errat c  cold streak last winter which entirely destroyed the fruit buds ir>  tome sections,the weather throughout the year had been very favorable, lhe fail being particularly  oper. Early apples, peart and  atone fruits were a very heavy crop  especially peara and cherries. Late  applea, especially Jonathan, were  a small crop. Pricea ruled exceedingly high.  There were no aerioua oulbreakt  of inaect peats which may be due  to increaaed spraying or at any  rate the more intelligent uae of  spray. s��laai'***"ii'  * Fire blight hsd been particularly  bad in common with the fruitgrowing sections of the Statea to  the aouth. There was a very heavy  bloaaom infection after which the  trouble seemed to atop until late  in aummer when it appeared again  in a very virulent form notably in  peart, causing great damage to  young treea.  The greatest care would have to  be taken thit winter in getting rid  of all blight cankers, otherwise the  situation might be serious next  summer. The, Minister of Agriculture had given his aaaurance lhat  rigid inspection would be carried  out and the Act relating to disease  control rigidly enforced.  The embargo on the importation  of fruit to Great Britain had been  lifted after the signing of the armistice, too late to be of any great  assistance to shippers here, though  quite a number of cara of apples  had been shipped acrott. Our  applea continued to gain popularity on the eattern markets. The  Auatralian embargo remained.  The keeping qualities of our late  applet thii year had cauaed conaiderable trouble. The cause ia  apparently, unknown, and the only  consolation we had waa that apple! from other parti of Canada  and the Statea had behaved in the  aame manner.  Freight and expreai shipments  from Kelowna showed verv satisfactory figures.  VEGETABLES  Onions were a poor crop. Damage by thrip caused a conaiderable  reduction in the yield and the  quality waa very poor due to bad  curing and amallnett of the onions.  Mr. Taylor aaid that some day,  when the farmera had lost enough  money, they might seriously take  lo heart the advice constantly given  by people who know something  of growing and marketing of onions  and adopt proper, methods of  growing, curing and grading,  TOMATOES  Great damage had been done to  newly-set-out planta by frott in the  tpring but fortunately it waa possible to replace moat of theae. The  late fall made up for the late apring  and the crop waa a bumper one  with cannery pricea around $20  per ton. Tomato growera thould  have reaaon to congratulate themselves.  TRUCK  Mott truck cropt had given good  returns, but the vegetable market  could eaaily be overdone and growera would be well adviaed to make  contracla in advance for auch crops  aa pumpkins, cucumbers, &c.  DAIRYING  The outstanding feature of the  local dairying industry had been  the formation of the Kelowna Holstein Breeders' Attn, and the importation by membera of thit association of sixteen pure-bred heifen  ���elected by Prof. McLean and P.  Moore. The Association had alto  purchaaed a very fine voung bull  from the Colony Farm, with several world's record cows in hia pedigree.  The high coat of feed and acar-  Conlinusd on Pets Four  O  Capt WILSON HERALD rjAJj 88SJ  CPIOOai  VNAOTOS  6161 '6 Aimmi '*��pwnU -���"������"���������""������WlHi  1  [Thursday, January 9,1919  Km/mm a sbcoko  PAGE THREE  January Clearance Sale  STARTS ON SATURDAY  SATURDAY, JANUARY 11th, we commence our  annual Winter Clearance Sale. The prices and goods  offered will be found to be exceptional value & should  be taken full advantage of by those wishing to economise.  Special Prices on Waists  New and dainty Waists in Muslin, Voile and Organdie, at  $1 each  Also a line of Fine Embroidered Voile waists, with  attractive lace trimmings ,..$1.95 each  A Large Assortment of Small Lots  Will Be Reduced to Clear  Among them are the following lines: Purple and Rpse  Corduroy Velvet, reg. price 95c, sale price 65c yd.  Brown fancy weave Silk exceptional value), 36 inches  wide, for 75c yard  Ladies' Angora Cap and Scarf Sets, reg. $3.95 per set.  Sale price   $1.95 set  Silk Skirts - $9.75  Those include Stripe Silks  in  the  very  newest   designs.    Alto  plain   Taffetas,  &c. up to $13.75.. For $9.75  Silk Dresses $19.75  MANY' new styles are offered in thia  season's Silk Dresses. Prices up to $29  TWEED AND SERGE For $19.75  SKIRTS ALL REDUCED  In the Glove  -  Section  Tan French Lamb  Kid Glovet, specially  priced, $1.25  Black and Cream  Caihmere Fleece-  Lined Glovet, 25c  Whits and Grey  Knitted wool mixed Glovet, 25c pr.  Ladies' host  Women't      Black  Caihmere     Hose.  Sizes 8} to   10���  55c pair  Corsets  Useful styles in  well-made Corsets  of good quality  coutil,  at   -   95c  Black, white, grey and khaki Wool $2.25 lb.  Special values in Ladies' Flannelette Nightgowns in  good quality materials with plenty of length $1:50  Knitted Wool Caps in many colors $1 each  Ladies' and Children's cosy Felt Slippers 95c pair  All-wool black Cashmere Hose, sizes 9 to 10...$1 pair  Remarkable Values in  Ladies' & Children s' coats  Seasonable Winter Coats are offered  at a  drastic re-  :"  duction.   Coats  that  are made of  good Tweeds- in  -  excellent wearing qualities.  Prices $4.75, $9.75, $21.50, $28.50  Some Children's Coats.   Excellent values and well I  worthy of special attention, 6 to 15 years..$3.75 Cfls  Trimmed Hats at Reduced Prices  In our millinery section we shall mark hats down at extremely low prices to effect a  speedy clearance of winter lines.    Two Special Prices are $3.95 and $4.95  Children's Velvet, Plush and Corduroy Bonnets in dark colors   50e  Values in the Dress Goods Section  ���       * ,  The values in Dress materials are exceptional and should be taken full advantage  of.    Garbadines, Serges and Fancy weaves are offered at  65c per yard  Serges, cheviots, Tweeds and Armures, up to $1.95 yhrd, for $1 per yard  Coatings, Homespuns and Serges (rrtustly 52 inches wide) $1.50 yard  All-wool Velours, Garbadines, Serges, Broadcloths and Venetian cloths for $3.95 yard  REMNANTS ON SALE TUESDAY, JANUARY 14th  mf ���r* i-'Mi rco   -    ...  PHONE   361 STORE  OPENS   AT   8.15   A.M. KELOWNA  TOWN AND COUNTRY NOTES  Mr. J. W. Jonet, M.P.P., left for  Victoria thia morning,  Mr. J. Fallis waa a passenger to  Vancouver to-day.  Miss Ethel Magee went down to  Vancouver Monday.  Mitt Laura Wilton went to Kamloops Monday on a vitit.  Mr. N. D. McTavish is a visitor  to the coast this week.  The Rebekah Lodge ia holding  a court whiit drive in I.O.O.F. hall  on Monday, June 20, at 8 pm, in  aid of the I.O.O.F. Soldiers' Home  Fund.  Mr. Clarence Duncan left Fridav  morning lor Calgary, having been  appriaed of the death of hit sister,  Mrs. John Woolsey. Mrs. Woolsey  waa a resident of the Rutland district for several yean, and many  frienda will hear with regret of her  death.  Mr. Norman Day and family left  yesterday for a ahort holiday in  Waahington, where they hope to  recover from the effects of the flu  which lately visited them.  The Baptist church held its annual meeting Wednesday, it being  near rr idnight when the gathering  dispersed.  Mr, W. J. Wallace, who haa  been ataying at the Fumerton'a  home for aome time left yeaterday  for Princeton.  Dr. Telford and family returned  lo the city Monday after apending  their Xmas holdaya in Vancouver.  After experiencing the coaat weather, and contidering the large number of deaths there from flu, he it  more than satisfied with Kelowna  climate which he consider! it largely responsible for the low mortality  here. The Doctor withet to ttate  that the rumor hat come to hit  hearing several timea that he is'  here temporarily for hia health.  Thit, he tayt, it absolutely untrue,  but, on the contrary, he intends  making Kelowna hit permanent  home. It is extremely hard for  for him to give up a large practice  which it took him some eight years  to build up���in Vancouver���particularly in diseatea of women and  surgery; but hit health ia much  better here and he intendt to ttav.  ANNOUNCEMENTS  Next Sunday morning in the  Baptist church the Rev. W. Arnold Bennett will preach on "The  race lhat is set before ua." At the  evening service hia topic will be:  "It the Gospel out of date V  The Kelowna Club will be open  to membert again in the club  houae, Pendozi street, on Saturday  the I Ith. The annual general  meeting of membera will be held  on Saturday the 25th, at 2 p.m.  The twice - pottponed annual  meeting of the Ladiea' Hoipital  Aid will be held in the Board of  Trade room on Monday, the 13th,  at 3 p.m. Election ol officers and  other important business. It it  I hoped a large number will attend.  The East Kelowna Red X jumble tale it to be held Saturday in  Trench's old ttore. Much labor  haa been expended on prepare,  tion for thia event, and the ladiea  are hoping for good aupport from  the public generally. At 5 o'clock  Mayor Sutherland will draw for  the $50 Victory Bond.  A meeting of the local membera  of the B.C. Fruitgrowers' Association will be held on Saturday, 11 th  of January, at 2.30, in the Board  of Trade roomt. Business it at  follow!: To elect two delegatea to  attend the annual convention of  lhe Association at Penticton on  21 at and 23rd of January ; to nominate two director! to represent the  diatrict; to bring in and discuss  retolutiont to be forwarded to the  convention. A large attendance  it requeated.  J. E. REEKIE I n.    tn���  I.E. TAYLOR, D,rectou  Away with  a good start  Here's Spring itock arriving already���and lot'i of it, with still  more to follow. In fact, we sent  a representative away commissioned to get in touch with big  centres and buy. I'm determined  to eee the shoe business here on  a fair basis-with customers going  away SATISFIED. There are to  be no prizopackets in this store I  DARK, the Shoeman  Quick Repaira, Good Work  Opposite Royal Bank  W. G. SCOTT  ��� Plumber and Tinsmith  Prompt and personal attention paid to  jobbing work   .  A  TRIAL SOLICITED  Phones: Businsss 164; Residence 91  P.O. Box 22   ' fcL  Rodney Keller left for the eaat  yetterday morning.  Mn. Dora Beebe waa a passenger to Bellingham Monday. ���  Mr. and Mra. B. McDonald and  family left Monday for a few weeka'  vitit to the coatt.  A party of local aoldieri who re*  turned lately from overseas went  to Vancouver thit week to obtain  their discharge.  The annual meeting of the Benvoulin Red Croti it to be held  next Thursday, January 16, atthe  home of Mra. Manly Byrna, and a  good attendance ia requeated.  Mr. Grant Reed, having severed  his connection with the Western  Canners, Ltd., of which he hat  been manager during the paat tea-  ton, letl Monday with hia family  for Cleveland, Ohio.  Mr. A. E. Dark, of C. Dark &  Co.'t shoe ttore, returned yetterday from a two weeka' buying trip.  He reporta that whilst the trade ia  good generally there is little prospect of a decrease in the prices of  shoes at present, an exceptional  demand being made on the market jutt how for leather of all  kinds.  ���Keamtx&mais^^  We May Now Expect  Some real Cold Weather  Sleighs in 2A-inch and 3-inch  Light Bobs Jumpers Cutters  Robes Woollen Rugs  Auto Rugs Horse Blankets  Also large assortment of Bells, Trunks, Suit Cases  W. R. GLENN 6c SON  Pendozi Street  AGENTS  Phone 150  *WBttOK8X��Si1  yy OOClC!*s2*>rt   I Premises on Lawrence A v.  Manufacturing Co.  an saassaaaia I ��� n insaaaass  .rsaisi.s.s        hi. is       i sail ' ���  For Furniture of 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 kindt  bought or told on commission.  , Sewing machines cleaned, repaired and overhauled.  Upholstering done on the premises.  CREAM PRICES  from Dec. 1st, 1918  Kelowna prices: No. 1 -  55c per lb. butter fat  No. 2 - 53c       ��� ���  KELOWNA CREAMERY, LTD.  FURNITURE HOSPITAL!  Upholstering, Polishing  and Furniture Repairs  Now is the time to have your furniture overhauled,  .recovered and repaired.   Automobile and  Buggy  Seats re-upholstered equal to new.  Mattresses Remade ' Pianos Repolished  A. HOMEWOOD  (Late with Kalowna Furniture Co.)  is securing premises in town and is open to take  orders for the above.   Workmanship of the Very best.  PRICES REASONABLE  Leave ordert at atore on Lawrence Ave., beneath dance hall PAQfc Hot*  KISLOW-NA  RECORD  Thursday, January 9,1919 j  KELOWNH RECORD  PaWiatraai tvtay Tswrasaay at sMerwna,  JOHN LIATMLBT  Btttac aad Breprieter  Orders for  Local  Scouts  "sst prcpabso*     Kelowna Troop  1 Troop First -.  Sell Latt  SUBSCRIPTION   BATES  Tts..   ail  sxratas.  Calls*  tl.IO   par  Statas 10 (  Subscribers at ths rstalat rata can aavs  astra paoara maiWd to frlsrrds at a rUstaaos  at HALT BATE. l.s.. Tt ssats nsr vaar.  This saaoial Drivilats   Is   avaatstl   lot   tks  odtdoss of advertistasT taa oltv aad district..  AU snbatilnlloo. oarshU la adraaea  ADVIBT1SINU  HATES  LODGE NOTICES. PROFESSIONAL 0ABD8.  ETO.. 1st osats oat column last nsr srsak.  LAND AND TIMBER NOTICES-80 davs. Wr  SO davs IT.  *ATBH NOTICES-ID lot flvs laasrttoaa.  LEQAL ADVEBTlSINO-nrst laaartioa. II  osnts car Has; sack sabaaqasas lassrtioa. S  osnts osr lias.  CLASSIFIED ADVERTISEMENTS -1 osat.  osr word first Insertion. 1 ssat psr word  sash sabaaaasat Inssrtloa.  DISPLAY ADVERTISEMENTS - Two taohos  and andsr. 00 esnts nsr Inch first iassrttoo  ovur two Inches 40 osnts per inch llr.t Insertion: 20 osats per Inch saoh mbesosent  Inssrtlon.  All chorines In contract advsrtlsetneata most  be In ths hands ol the printer by Tueedn.  svsning  to   ensure   pablloatloa   la   tha   asat  FARMERS' INSTITUTE ANNUAL  MEETING  (Continued from Pace 1.1  - city of labor had mitigated against  any great expansion in dairying,  but it was hoped that with the return to normal conditions a marked  increase would take plaee both in  quantity and quality. The local  creamery had had a very success  ful year and continued to prove of  great value to the district. 98,363  lba. of butter had been ihe year's  output, an increase over 1917 ol  4,580 lbs. Farmers had been paid  $41,680, an increase of $7,427  over the previous year. The average price of butter fat in 1918 was  49.83 centa per lb., and in 1917  41.60 centa per lb. it should be  noted that increasing quantity of  cream was being received from  outside districts and without this  the ahewing would not have been  to favourable.  SEED GROWING  Thia new and  important industry  waa making progress.   Many  farmera   were   feeling   their   way  slowly, which  waa a  aound  proceeding.   The outatanding featurea  in teed production were:���  Oniont        about 2J tona  Sugar Beet       ���     II   ���  Radith .,       i    ���  Tomato ���     50 lba.  Canteloup       ���   250   ���  Corn ���      25 tona  Beana and Peaa aeveral tons  and aeveral smaller lota.  LIVESTOCK  There had been a large increase  in hog production and pricea had  ruled high. Beef cattle were in-  creating and the quality improving  with the introduction of good aires.  Hone breeding had decreased and  there wat need of a good heavy  stallion in the district. Sheep were  increasing and some good itock  had been imported. Wool had  reached a very high price and  aheep were in good demand.  FACTORIES  Factoriei���There had been great  activity in the cannery section  The Occidental Fruit Co. had added a large and up-to-date cannery to their butinett; the B.C  Grower! had handled a large evaporator for oniont and potatoet  the Wettern Cannera were continu  ing to work during the winter with  beans; the Orchard City Evaporator had manufactured a consider-  able quantity of chryttallized ttone  fruits.  LABOUR  Thit had been the greateat problem throughout the year. We  could lay we had got through and  that waa all. The organization of  female labour had been of the  greatest assistance, more especially for the canneries and for fruit  picking. The cost of labour had  been very high, commensurate  with the high coil of living, but  the fact should not be lost sight of  that the farming induatry waa carried on with amall margins for  profit and unless the price of farm  produce kept pace with the cost of  production ruin would face the  farmers.  "In conclusion," laid Mr. Taylor,  " I think the farmera of thia dittrict  now that the war ia over, can look  back with pride at the progress  they have made during the last  four yeart in tpite of great diffi  cultiea and they can honeatly face  the returned men and aay ; ' We  have carried on while you have  gone over end beaten the Hun.'  Edited by Pioneer.     Jan. 7. 1919  ORDERS bv command for week  ending Jan. 18. 1919.  DUTIES: Orderly patrol for  week, Ottera; next tor duty, the  Beavers.  PARADES: The combined troop  will parade at the club-room on  Wednetday, Jan. 15, at 7.15 p.m.  ' Baaket-ball practice for No. 3'i  on Monday at 7,30 p.m.; for No.  2's on Friday at 7.30 p.m. and for  No la at 8.30 p.m.  On Friday of thia week the basket-ball matchei of the ladiea and  scout teama will be open to the  public commencing at 8 o'clock at  the Exhibition Building; an admission of 25c for adults and 10c for  children will be charged to go towards the expense! of the clubs.  Our heartieat congratulations to  Chesterfield Troop of North Vancouver on winning the Lieutenant-  Governor's Shield for the season  of 1917-1918. This troop has al-  wavs been one of the most serious  contenders for the Shield and we  are very glad to tee their persistent  good scouting rewarded in this  manner at last. May their good  luck continue!  The following it the provincial  ordet in thit reipect:���  "The Challenge Shield presented  by T. W. Patteraon, Esq., during  hit term of office aa Lieutenant-  Governor of British Columbia and  generally known aa the Lieutenant-  Our duty at farmers it to help all  we can in the reconstruction ; to  take a little more interest in matters which affect us at farmera and  to build up a better farming community which will be the backbone  of the country for all time.  Maeterlinck says: ' In proportion  aa a tociety organizet itaelf and  ritet in the tcale, ao doet ihrinkage  enter the private life of each one  of itt membert. Where there it  progress it it the result only of a  more and more complete sacrifice  of the individual to the general  interests.'"  ELECTION OF OFFICERS  The election of officers, which  wat then proceeded with, resulted  in the unanimoua reappointment  of Mr. L, E< Taylor as pretident,  (hit being hit fifth term in that  office. Mr. A. W. Cooke wai elected vice-president, with Messrs. M.  Heieron. S. T. Elliott, E. A. Day.  P. A. Lewis, W. D. Walker, J. E.  Seon, jr., H. C S. Collett. J. Leathley and W. Pryce at a board of  directora.  A long discussion took place on  the question of onion grading, it  being contended that the lack of  proper ahipping methoda waa  spoiling the market for the Kelowna product. There waa considerable difference of opinion on the  subject. Some experienced growers present expressed the view that  too much waa being nade of the  size of the onion, whereaa the important thing wai the ripeness and  keeping quality. The whole question, it waa ttated, wat to be debated at a meeting of the B. C. Fruit-  growera' Association at Penticton, and a  committea consisting of Messrs. L. E.  Taylor, Peter Caaorao and S. T. Elliott  were appointed to meet that body and  join in the discussion.  The following resolution submitted by  C. E. Weeks, was passed: "Whereas, owing to improper methoda of harvesting  and ahipping tha market for our onions is  falling into disrepute and ia in danger of  being lost; and whereaa the value of the  onion crop of this valley amounts approximately to $150,000, the loss of which would  be serioua to the grower; be it resolved  that we respectfully request the Dominion  government to at once establish and enforce a aystem of grading suitable to the  requirements of the market."  Mention waa made of a presentation  which' was being made to W. A. Scott,  former deputy minister of agriculture, in  which all Institutes were joining in recognition of his many yeara' work on their behalf.  ' The directora ware authorized to confer  with the Board of Trade regarding tha  rebuilding of tha wharf and the possibility  of changing ita location.  An interesting proposal waa made by  Mr. P. Caaorao, who stated that during the  aummer Messrs. Caaorao Bros, had been  conducting a series of experiments ill the  curing of alfalfa in six distinct waya.  About 300 tona had been .rut up, and it  was a good opportunity to extend tha ex-  parimenta to the fattening of atockin order  to teat tha quality of tha hay cured by  various methoda. It waa decided to. ask  the government to cooperate with Messrs.  Casorso to secure the information for the  benefit of the farmers in general.  A resolution waa passed asking for legislation to compel the cutting out of fire  blight, which waa becoming a serious  menace to the diatrict.  It waa alao decided ta urge the provincial government to assist in the movement  to secure tha building ti tht Kamloopa-  Kalowna branch railway.  Governor'i Shield haa been awarded to the Cheaterfield School Troop,  North Vancouver, B. C, who hold  it during the year 1919.  Thit Challenge Shield ia awarded to the troop that haa made the  bett possible progress during the  year, the conditions under which  the troop it working being taken  into account.  The almoat equally praiseworthy  efforta of many other troopa in the  province, under unusually trying  war condition!, have been carefully  noted, and will not be forgotten.  Dated, January 2nd, 1919.  (Sd) T. R HENEAGE. AC."  The bun-feed on Friday evening  ait waa a moat enjoyable affair ;  each scout's mother made him a  cake or sandwiches and under the  convenorship of our Pretident't  wife, Mrs. DuMoulin, several of the  ladiea assisted with the refreshment end of the programme. We  wish to thank them very much for  their kindneaa in to providing for  and helping ui and we alto with  to thank Lieut. Hewetton for the  interetting account of aome of hit  experiences over there which he  was good enough to give ua and  for the touveniri which he thowed  ut. The winners of the gueising  games were P.Lt. Gaddet and  Second McKenzie, for which they  received a 1919 Diary (Letts). The  foolish Christmas tree alto provided tome very good fun ; email  babies' milk bottles and dolls predominated as the presents. The  following were inveited at Scoutt  and were subsequently pretented  with their Tenderfoot Badgea by  Lieut. Hewetton : Scoutt Earl Wilton, Ralph Ball, Bartlett McCarthy,  Lloyd Cunningham, Harry Mantle,  John Aitken, Fred Morden, Norman  Patmore and Harold Dore. Second class badgea were alao presented to Scoutt Arthur Clarence, Frank  Hewetton and Theodore Neiah;  the Swimmert badge to Scout Clair  Rowcliffe; the Marksman to Second John Groves and the Cyclist  to Theodore Neish.  (Continued next week)  The   ..  Fish Market  AU kinds of Fresh Fish  in season-Salmon, Halibut, Herrings, Codfish,  Smelt, &c. Crabs, Oysters and Shell Fish.  Nearly opposite  the  Wharf      Phone 243  BURNE & WEDDELL  Barrister,  Solicitor! and  Notaries Public,  B. C. Weddell.    ���   John P. Burne.  KELOWNA  B.C.  R. B. KERR  Barrister  and Solicitor,  Notary Public.  KELOWNA,  B.C.  JOHN CURTS  CONTRACTOR a BUILDER!  Plana and Specification! Prepared  and eatimatea given for publicouild-  ingi,Town and Country Reaidencea  JOHN CURTS. KELOWNA  P. W. GROVES  M. Can. Soc. C. E.  Consulting Cloll and Hydraulic  Engineer  15.C- Land Suroeyor  Surveys snd Reports on Irritation Works  Application, for Water Ucsnsss  KELOWNA, B.n  CLIFFORD G. BUCK  INSURANCE BROKER  Life, Accident, Sickness, Fire, Automobile,  Burglary, Fidelity Guarantee  Specializing in Insurance, therefore aervice  to tha Aaaured  1   Phones 217 and 816  The Corporation of  the City  of Kelowna  PUBLIC   NOTICE  NOMINATIONS  -   FOR   -  Mayor, Aldermen, Police Commissioner and School Trustees  PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY  GIVEN to the Electors of the  Municipality of the Corporation of  City of Kelowna, that 1 require the  pretence of the laid Electors at the  Council Chamber, Bernard Avenue,  Kelowna, B.C., on the  Thirteenth Day of  January. 1919  at 12 o'clock noon, for the purpoae  of electing pe.'tont to repretent  them in the Municipal Council aa  Mayor and Aldermen, on the Board  of Commiationers of Police at  Police Commissioner, and on the  Board of School Truateet aa School  Trutteet.  The mode of nomination of  candidate! ahall be ai follows :���  The Candidatea ahall be nominated in writing ; the writing ahall  be subscribed bv two voters of the  municipality ea propoter and seconder, and ahall be delivered to  the Returning Officer at any time  between the date of thia notice and  2 p.m. of the day ot the nomination. The aaid writing mav be in  ihe form numbered Five (5) in the  schedule of the Municipal Election! Act, and ahall atate the names,  reaidence and occupation or description of each peraon proposed,  in euch manner aa sufficiently to  identify euch candidate, and in the  event of a poll being necessary,  auch poll will be opened on the  Sixteenth Day of  January, 1919  at the Council Chamber. Bernard  Avenue, of which every person ia  required to take notice and govern  himself accordingly.  Qualifications for Mayor:  The petions qualified to ba nominated  for.and elected bi Mayor are such persons  ae are British subjects of the full age of  twenty-one, and are not disqualified under  any law, and have been for the six months  next preceding the day of nomination the  registered owners in the Land Registry  Office, of land or real property in the City  of Kelowna, of the assessed value, on the  last revised assessment roll for the City  of Kelowna, of One Thousand Dollars or  more over and above any registered judgment or charge, and who are otherwise  qualified aa municipal voters. .  Qualification! for Aldermen ud  Police Commissioner:  Tke persons qualified to be nominated  (or and elected as Aldermen or Police  Commissioners are such persona as are  British subjects of the full age of twenty-  one years, and are not disqualified under  any law, and have been for the six months  next preceding the day of nomination the  registered owners, in the Land Registry  Office, of land or real property in the City  of Kelowna, of the assessed value, on the  last revised assessment roll for the City of  Kelowna, of Five Hundred Dollars or more  over and above any registered' judgment  or charge, and who are otherwise qualified  as municipal voters.  Qualifications for School Trustees:  The persons qualified to be nominated  for and elected as School Trustees are  such persons as are British subjects of the  full age of twenty.one yeara, are not disqualified under any law, and have been for  the six months next preceding the day of  nomination the registered owners, in the  Land Registry Office, of land or real property in tbe Kelowna City School District,  of the assessed value, on the last -evised  assessment roll for the Kelowna City School  District, of Five Hundred Dollars or more  over and above any registered judgment  or charge, and who are otherwise qualified  to vote at an election of School Trustees  for the Kelowna City School District.  Given under my hand at Kelownu, B.C., thit Thirty-first day of  December. 1,1918.  v, G. H. DUNN,  7-8 Returning  Officer.  J. A. BIGGER  BUILDER AND CONTRACTOR  Estimates Furnished (or all elaaaas  ��f work  J. M. CROFT  Bootmaker.  All kinds of Repairs  BERNARD AVENUE,  KELOWNA.  THE K. L. O.  RED CROSS  Sale of Work and  Jumble Sale  Large assortment of Children's Clothes (summer  and winter), Dolls, &c. Also many useful and  Fancy Articles.   Socks for your soldier friends.  Boys' Socks.   Old Books.  Also a smart Lady's Dress and Plum Puddings I  CHRISTMAS TREE   WITH  SANTA CLAUS  IN   ATTENDANCE  Drawing for $50 bond at 5.    Tea will be served.  Saturday, January the 11th  Commencing at 10.30, in Trench's Old Store  When you lie down at night to sleep,  Your head pn the pillow, your feet on the sheet;  Breathe you a sigh of contentment, deep;���  All is so spotless, so dainty and neat;  i  Nothing to worry you, naught to cause pain���  Kelowna Steam Laundry is running again!  Gourlay Pianos  Made for Canadians by Canadians  and sold on easy terms  Ten different ttylet to choose (rom tt pricet to luit everyone  The Gourlay-Angelus Player-Piano  Produces Piano Music which positively cannot be  . distinguished from that of an accomplished pianist  WHITE  SEWING  MACHINES.     TERMS TO SI/IT  P.O. Box 116 JAMES     INGLIS       Phone 116  Water Street  WM. HAUG  Masons' Supplies  HARD AND SOFT COAL  . Phone No. 66  Removal Notice  I beg to announce to the motorists  of thc district that with a view to  increasing my accommodation for  their convenience  THE OIL SHOP  '   j       HAS BEEN  REMOVED  TO   THE  Prisoners of War Tea Rooms  Corner Pendozi Street and Lawrence Avenue  GASOLINE  LUBRICATING  OILS  GREASES.  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CO   S  Z   I :  :   :  ��  UJ ��  lAiftiniAO  ��/�� i^ ��� cj Is* o  w J       : <n  H   *^   :   :  B   fill 88  "R8S8"  ��� ��� oi c4 ��*i  *m  Ss  w  a  V  1  a)  ��  <d  ��r>  2  CO  a  t3  OT  o  a  fi  a  o  U  c  :S  CO  Wr  1  CO  I  c  ��� l-S  o  CO  0   s  s  si**  9<>\x aoT4  , i-km six  mwmi. iseoaj)  Thursday, January 9, \9\9  OVERWORKED,  TIRED WOK  TOOK VINOL  Now She is Strong and  Hearty  Philadelphia, Pi,���"I was overworked, run down, nervous, could not  tit or sleep. I felt like crying all the-  time. I tried different remedies without benefit. The doctor laid it was a  wonder I waa alive, .and when yinol  wit given me I began to improve.  I have taken eight bottles and am  now strong and perfectly healthy in  every respect, and have gained in  weight. I can not praise Vinol  enough."���Mrs. Sarah A. Jones, 1035  Nevada St., Philadelphia, Pa.  We guarantee Vinol to make overworked, weak women strong or return your money. Formula on every  bottle.   Thia it your protection.  P. B. WILLITS & CO.      Kelowna  ( WANTED! )  NOTICE  IN THE MATTER of the estate of  Christopher   Hargreaves,   formerly  Colliery   Manager,    of     Springrtill  Mines,  Cumberland  County,  N.S.  and   latterly   of   Kelowna,   British  Columbia, deceased.  NOTICE is hereby given that all credl  tors or other persona having any claim or  demand against the eatate  of  the above  deceased, who died at Kelowna,  B.C.. on  the 6th day of September, 1918, and   pro.  bate of  whose Last Will  and  Testament  waa on the 19th day  of  November, 1918,  granted by the Supreme Court  of  British  Columbia, to Elizabeth Hargreaves, Thomas J, Hargreavea  and  Samuel  Jones, the  Execute!?, are required  to  aend in their  claima to the  undersigned, on or before  tha   15th   day  of   February,   1919,  after  which date the eatate  will   be dealt with  haying  regard only to the claima and de.  mands then received.  Any claim over $5 must be verified by  statutory declaration.  Dated the 19th day of December, 1918.  R. B. KERR,  of 7, Rowcliffe Block, Kelowna,  British Columbia,  6-0       Solicitor for the above Executors.  NOTICE  In tha matter of the Estate of Charlea  Edwards, lata of Rutland, near Kelowna, B.C., Private Soldier, deceased  NOTICE is hereby given that all credl  tors or other persons having any claim or  demand against the estate ot the above  deceased, who was killed in action on or  about tha 8th day of April, 1917, and Let  tera of Administration ts whose estate  were on the I Oth day of September, 1918,  granted to The Royal Trust Company, are  required to send in their claima to The  Royal Trust Company, 732. Dunamuir  Street, Vancouver, B.C., the Administrator of the estate, on or before the 27th  day of January, 1919, after which date the  eatate will be dealt with having regard  only to the claims and demanda then received.  Any claim over $5 must be verified by  statutory declaration.  Dated the Uth day of December, 1918.  R. B. KERR.  of 7, Rowcliffe Block, Kelowna, B.C.,  5-9 Solicitor for the Administrator.  FOB   SALE  FOR SALE, Coal-oil Heater and Belle Oak  Heater. Apply Mra. Boyer,Clan Avenue,  aftai 6 o'clock. 46tf  FOR SALE. Mantlea for mantle oil lamps,  30c each ; Lamp Chimneys 40c each or  two for 75c. Why pay more > James  Inglis, Water Street, phone 116.        7-0  SITUATIONS VACANT  WANTED, Girl for General Houaawork.  Good wages. Apply Mrs. Telford. Harvey Ave. 4tf  WOMEN WANTED. Twenty-five women  wanted for grading tobacco. Apply L.  Holman, at Morrison-Thompson Store.  MISCELLANEOUS  STRAYED, 8 months old Percheron filly  colt, black turning grey, no brand, amall  white star ou forehead and light atrip  down noaa. $10 reward for information  leading to ita recovery. Apply J. J. Hall,  RR. No. I, Vornon Road.       *      7-8  REPORTS OF MUNICIPAL  COMMITTEES  lOoatteMd from Pm* U  cUath���-eleven Chinamen, two jepeneee  and one Hindoo. The total expense to  the eity in connection wilh the epidemic  had been $350.90. The low mortality and  expense compared with other cities were  matters for congratulation.  Referring to the sewerage system, he  stated that the main trouble had been in  disposing of the water and refuse from  the canneries. The present system waa  never intended to take care of auch refuse,  and in the opinion of the foreman, some  other method of disposing of it must be  devised so as to prevent so many tomato  skins finding their way into the septic  tank.  The total wages and operating expenses  for the sewerage system amounted to  $2,666.26, the aewer rates of $164 being  the only revenue.  A comparison of the figures for the  past two yeara in the scavenging department showed an increase in cost of wages  and supplies, and a decrease in fees collected, a matter which would need attention from the incoming council.  WANTED TO RENT, after June 1st, a  Furnished House, preferably with modern conveniences and garden. Apply,  stating terms, ficc, to box H, Record  Office. 8p  LOST  LOST, Walking Stick, marked "CAVB/  Please return Record Office. x  LOST, Gold Watch (Signeur), and Maple  Leaf Fob. Reward for return to Record  Office. 8p  Automobile  For Hire  H. B. BURTCH   -   Phone 180  A resolution proposing that an  army of Allied and United Statea  troopa triumphantly enter Berlin to  impreti upon the Germain the fact  that Germany hat been decisively  defeated, wai introduced today bo  Representative Doolittle of Kansas.  ICE!  Farmers book your ordert  early and tave disappointment. Ordert will be filled  in rotation. Price $2 per load  of I & font loaded at pond.  See onr EXHIBIT of SEED  at tha  Seed  Fair  next week and  book your orders.  Don't mias tha Convention  and Banquet  BANKHEAD ORCHARD  COMPANY. LTD.  Phone 8  The KELOWNA THEATRE  TO-NIGHT-lheda Bara in "Camille" (a First National attraction) ; alao 2-act Comedy.    Adulti 35c ; children 15c.  Saturday���Mae  Marih enacti an entirely new role in "All  " Wonian."  Tueida,y���"The  Lion't   Clawi;" Screen  Magazine; Comedy  and Weekly,  Evening, 7-30 & I,  Matinee Saturday at 3 p.m.  ��^^-s^-flrF-."-sris^psaissaswMr^s.,^ssMw��sM��..MiM..........M  The CHEVROLET  MOTOR CO. OF CANADA, LTD.  angouncet the following Reduction in price of ike  Chevrolet Cart, which will be maintained throughout the 1918-1919 contract period :���  490 Touring  $1,085  490 Roadster  1,070  F-A Baby Grand Touring  v,  1,385  F-A Royal Mail Roadster  7,Jfi5  D-5-8 Cylinder Touring  2,150  Model T���1} ton Truck   1,695  ALL  PRICES  F.O.B.  KELOWNA  M. A. ALSGARD  Chevrolet Agent Kelowna, B.G.  sws*>*mmmsi*mtW*Msysn.\xm^ ��    ' ���  School ttarted this week under  a further handicap. No fewer than  three of the regular staff were absent on account of influenza, name-  Ip Mits Page, Miia Leckie.and Mitt  Wood. Fortunately we were able  to secure the services of three  qualified B. C. teachers at tubttitu  tet.  As a rule we grade at the end of  January, but thia will be impotsible  thia vear; far a great part of the  already done hat been lost or ii to  dimmed in the minds of the children that a foitnight'a review will be  necessary to revive it.  Oovioualy we cannot grade at  usual, and it ia a question whether  we should not repeat latt term's  work almost from the beginning  and postpone our grading till June,  If thia course were purtued it would  be necessary to avoid doing any  injustice to those pupila who have  studied at home to faithfully. Some  provition would have to be made  for their promotion ao that they  would not lose a year. However,  no decition hat been come to  yet  In any case we cannot take pupilt  for the Receiving clan at the beginning of February at formerly.  The beginnera who enrolled in  September will require to go back  to the beginning of their phonics  again, and they cannot be promoted until a good foundation hat been  laid.    .  Miss Raymer hai been appointed in place of Bullock.  Aa a staff we were torry to lee  Mitt Bullock go for ihe wat very  popular, and at principal of the  ���chool 1 thould like to express my  appreciation of her services ai a  teacher during the two and a half  yean the wat with ut.  Correspondence  Resders ST. reminded thst opinions expressed  in tetter, inserted under thi. heading sre not necss-  sarily endorsed bv u��. Letters should be ss brier as  possible sad to the point.  To the Editor of  The Kelowna Record.  Dear Sir: Another local hr ro returned yetterday and again, as they  have done every time, the reception committee have failed to do  their duty by their non-appearance  and lack of method. They have.  at I have already atated, mott miserably failed in giving to our returning boys a proper welcome.  One would think that we do  not appreciate what they have  done. Kelowna teemt to be the  only cily where the citizent have  fallen down, and in view of the  fact that very ahortly a number of  other boys are due back, let thote  citizent who know their duty form  at once a proper and a more patriotic committee, and let ua thow  the boyt that Kelowna deeply appreciate! the sacrifices they have  made, and give them a real welcome home when they come in���  one.or more.  ' .,      Youra truly,  NEIL GREGORY.  Death of Ellison Resident  The death took place yetterday  of Mrt. T; Hereron, a well-known  retident of Ellison. The funeral ii  to take place Friday at the Catholic cemetery.  Our Meat ts  Good -  t  And Prices Low  You can't' make any  mistake   by   trading  with us  COME AND SEE US  Btiltns Bet/  18c Ib.  Pal Roast  20c Ib.  Heme JVlWs Sausajm   25c Ib.  Veal. Roaat Leg..'. .'... 29t  Veal, Roaat Loin..:.-.  29c  Veal, Roast Shoulder  25c  Veal, Stew  22c  Veal Chopa, Rib-  29c  Veal Chopa, Shoulder  25c  Beef, Roaat  22c  Rump Roast  22a  Round Steak .....'.:  25c  Loin Steak  30c  Beef Suet -  18c  Corned  Pork 30e  Dry Salt Pork  38c  Pork Chop  _  30c  Pork Steak -  29e  Pork, Roaat  30e  Side Pork    30c  Let Pork _  30e  Fish  , ,.... 2Jc  Canada Food Board License No. 221  Davy & Mills  INDEPENDENT MARKET  Ellis Street      Phone 268  (Next to Waldron's Grocery)  mttmwmsmstMtwamsmsmstwsmswsmrm  We will aend thia new EDISON  DIAMOND AMBEROLA and a  selection Irom our 4,000 unwearable  Blue Amberol Records to your  home for Five Daya' FREE TRIAL  Particulars and Price List Free  The Hood Stationery Co.  F-dison Distributor! for the Okanegan  VERNON, B.C.  Evaporator  Needs Women  Help for Trimming Vegetables  $2 per day  GUARANTEED  and 10 cents per box  over twenty boxes  Bicycle Repairs  Alao repairs to Baby Carriages,  Gramophones, and    Electrical  Appliancea ol all kinds.  We have a Very Com-  - plete Equipment  for general machine shop work,  including an  Improved Welding Plant  (or Brass, Aluminum, Cast Iron  and Steel. Save broken castings  Electric Wiring and Suppliet  J. R. Campbell  Aleut lor "Maim'1 Bicycles  Abbott Street, corner ol Park Ave.  Phone 347  G.W.CUNNINGHAM  .    AUCTIONEER  and  General Commission  Merchant  (Successor to J. C. Stockwell)  Second - Hand Goods  Bought or Sold on  Commission  Flour and Feed Always  in Stock  Next, to the CP.R. wharf,  Kelowna  MEN!  Now's the time to  buy a trunkful  of Clothes!  Why? Because you can buy them cheaper.  You want clothes���we want meney. We don't  need it, but we want it.   You do need new clothe*.  We are closing out strictly new fresh Suits and  Overcoats at big Money-saving Prices.  Men's Navy Serge Suits,  good $50 value, line quality,  stock-taking price, $37.50  Men's Heavy Wool Mackinaw Coats  regular $13.50 value,  stock-taking price, $ 10.75  Men's dark grey Tweed Work Pants  regular $4.50 value  stock-taking price, $3.65  Men's Mackinaw Shirts,  in black or blue, values up to $3.5o  stock-taking price, $1.95  Men's Heavy Tweed Overcoats,  with plain or high storm collars, values to $23.5o  stock-taking price, $17.95  1 only Men's Grey Tweed Overcoat  in size 39, regular $15 value  stock-taking price, $9.75  Splendid Sweater values, $2.50 up  See our Wool Work Sox, at 3 pairs  for 90c.   Special value  Two Specials in Mens  20th Century Shoes  Men's Gunmetal Leather Lined Double sole Blucher  style, Goodyear welts.  Stocktaking price * ft ^O  Men's Dongola cushion sole, E Last, Blucher style,  Goodyear welts (all sizes in stock). Special stocktaking price $8.50  Why not Enjoy Life ?  And leave us your GROCERY  ORDERS as well.  We keep nothing but the HIGH QUALITY  and sell at the LOW-DOWN CASH PRICE  all the year round, just now we are offering  some ext.a special values during stock-taking.  Scotch Oatmeal, fine cut, in 4-lb. cartons  45c pkg.  B.C. Apricots in 25-ounce tins 2 (or 45c  Clover Leaf Salmon, in l-lb. tins 45c  2��-lb. tins of Pears 2 tins ior 45c  A few Jap Oranges clearing at   $1 per box  J. F. FUMERTON & CO.  THE CASH STORE " It Pays to pay Cash "  Dry Goods phone 58;   Grocery phone 35  Regular Delivery Hours:  Morning-9.30 and 11       Afternoon-3 and. 5

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