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Array VOLVUI.   NO. 25.  KELOWNA BRITISH COLUMBIA, THURSDAY. MAY II, 1916���6 PAGES  $1.50 Per Annum  Fire Brigade Give  Splendid Concert  Which is Attended and Enjoyed by Large Crowd  By Jovel It certainly was a concert  dontoherknow! When the Fire Brigade  tackle anything, from a house on fire  to a musical evening, they do not fail  to make things go. The boys had  been preparing for last Friday's event  for some timeAin the hope of gathering enough cash to start a fund to  meet the various expenses incidental  to their little athletic and other activities, and they were not disappointed. The Opera House was. well tilled  with an. audience who were fully appro  ciative of the excellent programme  provided. All were local artistes who  had given their services to help the  Brigade. -  The stage was appropriately decorated with patriotio ensigns and palms,  with cups*'and shields and other handsome trophies won by the i boys in the  past in their various athletic conquests, and with hose and brightly  polished items of fire-fighterB' equipment, while in the foreground was a  framed "Roll of Honor" containing a  list of the 27 men who have joined  some' branch of the military forces.  There was sufficient variety about  the programme to please everybody,  and everybody was pleased-^no doubt  about it.'  Fireman Browne, otherwise Mr. .1.  W. B. Browne, started the ball rolling  with "Till the sands of the desert  grow cold," which was well sung and  loudly applauded. Mrs. J. M. Harvey oame next "When we're together."  Mr. D. McGuire contributed some coon  BongBwhich were undoubtedly popular  and very cleverly done, though despite  his shining black fstee one could still  detect traces of the "Emerald IbIo"  about him. Mr. Drury Pryce'B violin  solos have lost none of their charm  for Kelowna audiences, and he was  repeatedly recalled. Miss F. A. Pearson is another local artiste who never  fails- to please, and her songs were  well received.- Mr. Grant Ferrier also  sang well, while Mr. G. o. McKen/.ie  infused the patriotic spirit with his  "Veteran's Song" and the "Best Old  Flag." Perhaps the most popular  Hem was tbe duet by;Mr. Browne  and Mr. Leo. Hayes,"By Jove!" Mr.  Eric Dart, who possesses no mean  powers as a reciter told of the "lure of  the North" from Robert "Service's ballads. Mr. J. R. Beale also showed  considerable talent in 'his recital of an  episode from one of Gilbert's poems,  while Mr. Browne gave Kipling's  "Gunga Dingh" and "Gentleman Run-  kern." Mr. H. Tod Boyd accompanied, and an excellent concert concluded  by the whole Fire Brigade lining up  on tho stage and singing the national  anthem.  Kelowna Volunteer Reserve  At the weekly parade of the Kelowna Volunteer Reserve last Monday,  it was decided that in future the drills  would be divided into two parts, from  7.30 to 8.30, and from 8.30 to 0.30  every Monday evening. This will enable members to attend either or both  drills at their convenience. To properly perform Company or Platoon  drill it ib absolutely necessary that all  members should attend without fail.  The Wednesday N. C. 0. Class was  posponed owing to the Patriotio concert.  With the ohange in the drill hours,  the executive sincerely hopes that all  members will take advantage of the  opportunity to prepare themselves for  active service, and show the men  the trenches that their oomrades at  home are not spending their sparo  time in lying around the house or attending some frivolous amusement. In  other words, the -K. V. R. wgs ot all  men worthy of the name to relinquish  everything for the only game a Briton  should think of just now���Hie WAR  GAME.  Farmers Look Out lor  Contaminated Cream  The attention of farmers is called to  the fact that at the present time more  than usual care must be taken to safeguard milk and cream from contamination. During, the pmit month or  two with the emptying of root cellars  ai.il pits, etc., quantities of decaying'  vegetables, roots and onions have bean  dumped around in convenient or inconvenient corners, and now that- the  cows are out on pasture again they '  are likely to make free with some of  these unsavory dumps, with disastrous  consequences to the flavor.' of the  cream and butter. Onions especially  are very bad for imparting their powerful odor. Milk or cream stored even  for a few minutes near any material  of this kind soon becomes contaminate  ed. Farmers ehipping to the oream-,  ery should-especially note this.  Kelowna Must Give Better Support  to the Canadian Patriotic Fund  Bishop of Kootenay Speaker at Musicale Wednesday-  Some Figures From the Committee  Largely for the purpose of stimulat- If they could not go to fight they  ing interest jn the local,branoh of the could endeavor to do their best to see  Canadian. Patriotic Fund and of going that the soldiers' dependants were kept  into some of the details of its opera- in proper ciroumstances, and their  tion and the method of ins admimBtra- condition not damaged in any way by  tion locally, a "Musicale" was   given a lessening of their income.   He then  April. The April grants will increase  this to 84,712.  The total contributions to the Kelowna branch to date amount to the  Bum of $1,004. This inoludes April  subscriptions, all donations, collections, proceeds of concerts, etc In  other words, we have only returned to  the provincial branch slightly more  than one-fifth of the amount received  from it. All collections nre forwarded monthly to the secretary of the  Provincial'branch, Victoria.  Our    total collections for tho month  in the.Opera House'last night. jread    the    following statement which of April'were 8204/ of which 810   was  The principal speaker was the   Rev. had   been prepared by the local com-  received from the!Kelowna Study Club  Dr.    Dflull,   Bishop of Kootenay, who raittee, showing amongst other things 812.50 left with  the  Kelowna Courier  gave a very inspiring address.   Mayor the great disparity between the sums|W reR(lcra ��r thcir w*r bulletins, and  Tones presided over a well-filled diouse, received from the fund by local fami-  and the audience was first entertained i Ives and the amount collected in local  Rutland News  (From our own Correr.noni.Bnt.1  Mr. E. Mugford has been appointed  janitor at the school.  The high wind of last Saturday  morning blew over the barn on Mr.  Wigglesworth's place.  "Mothers' Day" will be eclobratod at  the methodist church Sunday evening  with a special service. An invitation  has been given to the Womon's Institute members to attend.  The wedding took place yesterday nt  Rutland, by the Rev. Gordon Tanner,  of Fred Munson, son of. Mr. R. Mun-  son, of Benvouhn, to Miss Dorothy  Kirton, of Kelowna. s  Commencing on May 22nd, the Ep-  worth League, will hold meetings every  Monday ?vening. The gathoring on  the 22nd will tako the form of a  "Social," to which all'young people  are invited. An offort is to be made  to get all the young people of the  district to attend the mootings of thc  League. An interesting list of topics  has been arranged for the next quarter.  The Presbyterian church service ' at  11 o'clock continues to be well atten-  ed. A specially large attendance is  anticipated for Sunday next, aB the  service on that occasion will be taken  -up with the celebration of "Motheis*  Day"���an annual event appealing to  all who hold th''ir mothers in reverence.  "Come, sisters and brothers.  Let us honor our mothers,  And join-in our service today."  Last week a paragraph was inserted  announcing the death of a brother of  Mr. W. D. Brent. This waB amistake.  It was the brother's little son who  died at Memphis, Ten.  Mrs. W. H. Gaddes desires to thank,  everyone who very kindly assisted in  any way at the fire at her home, and  especially to thank the many friends  who so hospitably offered the children  accommodation In their own\hoinw.  Simpson-Birch  A quiet, though very pretty wedding took place at ten*o'clook yesterday morning, when Mr. Stanley In".  Simpson was united in marriage to  Miss Bertha Elizabeth Bircli, daughter  of Mr. Thos. Biroh. > The oeremonv  took place at the residence of th?  bride's sister, Mrs. W. J. Clement, on  Richter St., the Rov. .). C. Switzer  officiating.  Both the bride and bridegroom were  unattended. The bride was becomingly attired in a dress of white Bilk  poplin, and wore sprays of orange  blossoms, and carried a boquot of  roses. She was given away by her  father before a company of friends  and relatives. An artistically decorated bridal arch added to the attractiveness of the scone.  Mr.   and. Mrs.    Simpson will spend  their honeymoon at the coast.  ._���. to   Dr. C. M. Henderson and Mr. A. R.  Miller of Vancouver, motored to the  city yesterday.  Mrs. Storey and family desire to  thank all friends for their kind interest and sympathy in their recent and  sudden bereavement.  Mr. | Geo. E. Bonmore, of < the Coldstream Ranch, Vernon, waB a visitor  to the oity njl Monday,,returning on  Wednesday morning.  A meeting of the Board of Trade  was called last Friday evening to discuss the question of altering tho room  to suit the requirements of the Farmers' Institute who propose renting it.  Thero were not sufficient present, however, to form a quorum, and it hae  been left to the executive �� make  arrangements.  with a delightful programme of muflic  contributed to by Mrs. .7. M. Haryey,  Miss Francos Pearson, and Messrs. U,  McKenzie, Drury Pryce, Bromley  Browne, J. R. Beale, and Grant Ferrier.  The chairman explained that the  the committee in arranging for tho  musicale, had made a special effort to  get the services of Bishop Doull as a  speaker in order to help on the local  fund. He referred also to the presence on the platform of the Rev.  Father Verbeke, who was a representative of one of the countries which  had suffered so much ih tho present  war, and had lived for a number of  years in some of tho cities which had  been devastated in Belgium.  Mayor Jones spoko of tho financial  sacrifices which had been made by  some of the local men who had.enlist-  and said that those men had a claim  upon the pockets of thoso left behind.  subscriptians.  "During the month of March 25 families with 83 dependents were in receipt of assistance from the Canadian  Patriotic Fund., the amount disbursed  in this manner being 8604.  In April additional applications from  35 families with Hi) dopondents  were  $44,65; being the proceeds of tho art  exhibition given by the pupils of the  Kelowna Public School. This shows  that we havo only a regular monthly  subscri, ion list of 8137, or one-ninth  of the requisite amount to meet the  claims on tho Kelowna branch."  "I am sure you you will agree with  me," continued the Mayor, that those  figures indicate that ihe majority of  approved by the Relief Committee of | the residents of the Kelowna district  the Kelowna branch, making a total I have not realized their obligations in  of 60 families with 202 dependents.      i this respect."  The amount required monthly to pay He considered this an opportune  the grants to those dependents is time to mako a few remarks as to  81,219 or approximately 815)000 per J the scale of subsistence in force here,  year. As additional applications will j In the first place no family, however  be received from time to time, 818,000 j numerous, or undor the most adverse  might safely be placed aBthe minimum conditions, could receive more than  amount that will be required to moot 840 por month from the Canadian  the allowances to which the local do- Patriotic Fund. All sources of in-  pendents of our soldiers are entitled, come, with tho exception of the sold-  The actual amount received from the ler's assigned pay, wero deducted from  Provincial branch and paid to * the amount deemed necessary for their  local    dependents    is 83,403.25,  whioh  maintenance, so  that it would be seen  .  *  Future of B.C. Potato Industry  Rests With the Farmers  By R. M. WINSLOW  It rests entirely with tho growers to der "Disinfeoting."  make the potato industry of British I 5. When cutting, slice off the stem  Columbia tho best in Canada, and to end first, cutting about half an inch  developt- marketB that shall be strong from tho end. If any brownish or  enough to pay the growers a price j blackish spots are visible in the flesh,  that will give them a reasonable and  legitimate profit for thoir labors. Up  to date several hundred cars of the  1915 crop have ben shipped out of the  country. Reports as to the quality  in general, have been favorable,  though a number of adverse reports  have been received as to diseased and  poorly-graded stock. The success of  the potato industry depends to a very  great extent' on an export trade to  look after the surplus and a proper  distribution in the local markets. Wo  are asking each and every grower of  potatoes to cooperate in this work,  in order that this industry may be  placed on a substancinl and profitable  basis We submit for your consideration the following suggestions, which,  if followed, Bhould prove profitable to  you.  WHAT THE MARKET WANTS \S  MAIN CROP POTATOES  The Coast and United States markets call tot a white potato, therefore  you should grow a whito potato on  your commercial plot. We must  gr��w what tho market requires in order to get tho best prices. Local  markets want a long white shallow-  eyed potato of fine grain, such as we  find in the varieties of "Burbank,"  "Money-maker," "Netted Gem" (irrigated districts'/, "Up-to-date," etc.  The Ontario market is strong on tho  "Irish Cobler" and other varieties of  that type, while tho'middle west provinces -will tako almost any riinllow-  eyed white varioty.  In deciding on the -v.riely to B'*iW,  the growers of each district should  chooso tho varioty best suited Lo that  particular district, and farther prottlrl  co-operate in tho growing of this variety in order to Bhip out straight rtVd  of ono variety. Cooperation vhouhl  oxtond alflo to marketing.  ;  SEED FOR 1P10  For   tho present year these -Tiles, if  followed will assiH very much towards  a fine marketable crop:���  1. Secure stock of-the one or two  best varieties for your distriot aud  forrthejnarket.  2. Select tubers of medium -i?-o (not  small ones), smooth and of uniform  shape.  3. Discard all tubers showhg any  sign of disease.  (Read tho section on diseases following, and get Bulletin No. 68 from the  Dopt. of Agriculture, Victoria, ,ind the  Farmers' Circular No. 4, Dept. of Agriculture, Ottawa, about potato diseases),  4. Disinfect the tubers before cutting  them, using the methods described un-1  liscurd the potato.  6. Plant only pure, clean, healthy  <eed.  7.-  Plant  on clean land if possible.  8. On diseased land or wet land,  whole seed is preferable to cut seed.  Non-picker" planters do not injure the seed; ''picker" planters ' e i ik  the skin and so permit the introJ-ic-  tion of disease. v  SEED FOR SEED PLOT  Whilst every -ruler must realize the  importance of using g'ood seed, and  probably has given some attention to  this matter in the past, we believe he  would be overwhelmingly repaid if ho  would give special care to the selection  treatment, and caro, of his potatoes,  and wesuggest that a start be mado  this spring and the,following rules observed:���  1. Plant your seed plot separate  from your commercial plot.  2. Choose n piece or land that has  not grown potatoes in recent yearB,  and clean.of potato disease. It should  bo about one-tenth the size, you intend  to plant the following year.  4, During tho growing season you  should watch your stocks closely and  null out nil that are not true to typo  of variety planted. When plants aro  in bloom is tho best Umo Xo do this.  DISEASES  Mr. .1. W. Eastham, R.Sc., pathologist and entomologist, says: "No crop  is moro monncod with a greater variety of diseases than the potato. These  cause groat direct loss in reduced yield  and quality.. Not only so but agri-  ultural communities tho world over  nro awakening to the danger of introducing these diseases., and nre making  stringent regulations against them.  If, therefore, our export trade is to  dovelope, it is essential that we grow  potatoes whioh oan be given a clean  bill of health.  "Nine-tenths of the serious disease  in the potato crop is planted with the  soed. Unfortunately, also, once put  into the soil, the germs of such diseases remain for a long time, and the  soil itself may be truly said to bo diseased. Given olean seed and clean  land, a clean crop will usually result.  Given diseased sfed, thn crop will not  only lie dis'Nised. but tho soil infected  for tho future. Uso every caro, therefore, in selecting your seed.  "Tuber diseases may be considered in  two types, external and internal.  EXTERNAL DISEASES,  "Powdery    Soab.    This is a disease  (OmtlwM* on Put M  of a sergeant in receipt of assistance  from the Fund to have a total monthly income exceeding $85, including the  soldior's assigned pay and the government separation allowance. The  maximum for the family of a private  was 875 por month. The conditions  under which a family would be entitled  to, tho maximum allowance are so unusual that/it is doubtful whether there  are many fomilies in receipt of same.  At present the Kelowna grants average 820.30 tto each family, or 86.03 to  each dependent. They range from 835  to 86 per month.  The mode of procedure governing the  granting of assistance was as follows:  Upon receipt of the dependent's application, thp secretary of the local  branch makes a copy of same, and  from the information contained therein prepares an estimate of the allowance to which the dependent is entitled, using for his guidance the regulations! and scale of subststance for  this district wns fixed by ithe General  Committee of the Fund at Ottawa.  The application and estimate is then  submitted to the local Relief Committee and when approved is forwarded  to the Provincial branoh for final approval. The Provincial branch then  forwards monthly to the local secretary a separate cheque for each family  These 'cheques are then handed to the  soldiers' wives, who sign a receipt for  them. In estimating the amount of  the monthly allowance, the assigned  pay of the soldier is not taken into  account as revenue, it having been decided by the central committee of the  Fund thnt this should go towards  liquidating any indebtedness a soldi'  may have incurred prior to onlisting,  towards making the home comfortable  and clothing the children, and in  day of the soldior's return.  All subscriptions would be acknowledged through tho local press every  six months, giving the names of all  ubscriberB, and the total amount of  their subscriptions to the end of that  period.  During the interval in the concert,  the Mayor called upon the Bishop,  who received a very hearty reception.  His Lordship esteemed it a great  privilege in placing before them the*  claims of the Canadian Patriotic ^.uud  than which he_did not know any fund  which had a greater claim upon the  people.  The first thing that he wanted to  impress upon his hoarors was that  thoy were at war.. He was nfraid  great many people had not yet t;t:\sped  ed that fact���that ns an Empire, as a  pation, and ns individuals they wero  at war. They wore at war on bohalf  of causee; that were very sacred and  very just. They .were at war because they were contending for tho  right of Bmall nations to an independ-  ent existence.] . They were not primarily at war for themselves, but were  fighting the battle of Bmall nations  like Belgium .and Serbia.  , Secondly,, they were fighting for  themselves. Our Empire was fighting  for its exiseenco, and we knew we were  After an illness of a little over twenty four hours duration, the death took  place last Friday evening of Mr.  Richard Storey, one of Kelowna's  woll-known and highly-respected citizens, and a familiar figure in the city  for the past ten years.     Mr.   Storey,  ho had reached the advanced age of  72 years, had the misfortune to take  sudden chill last Wednesday, _ which  rapidly developed into pneumonia, and  in spite of every medical attention, he  succumbed Friday evening shortly after nine o'clock.  The news of Mr. Storey's sudden  death was a great shock to everybody  nnd the greatest sympathy .vas expressed for the bereaved 'udriy. The .  funeral, which took place ^Sunday  afternoon, was attended bv a largo  number of friends.  The decejased gentleman was born in  London, England, in 18t4, nnd it was  not until 18S2 that ho emigrated i*  Canada, there to take up farming at  CouHervale, Man. During ais twenty  four years residence in that place he  not only achieved success as an ftgrl-  cult urisl, but he d d a great deal of  useful public service as a member of  the city council, school board, and  1906 he moved to British Columbia,  seeking rest from the rigors of the  prairie winter, and after a short stay  of a few months at the coast, he eventually settled in Kelowna, still, however, retaining his farm in Manitoba,  which he was wont to visit at' times.  Mr. Storey never lost his keen interest in overthing pertaining to .agriculture, ond was a faithful attonder at  all meetings where the farmer was  concerned.  He is survived by a wife and family,  of  five daughters,  only one of whom  is now resident in Kelowna.  Jjghting a  foe which had been prapar-  Sudden Death of  Mr. Richard Storey  Resident of Kelowna Since 1S06  ing for this war with skill and Cunning for over 40 years. If Germany  were to win in the struggle, which  was by no means over, we could say  good-bye to the Canada we were in,  and to the rights and privileges we  enjoyed as the free subjects of the  freest form of government known to  thc nations of this earth.  In the third plane we were figh,:  this battle on behalf of something that  was even of greater importance than  the , rights of nationalitie o live, o  that Canada should remain an integral part of the British Empire. We  ere fighting for the spiritual principle that the greatness of a nation does  not consist in the abundance of tho  possessions it ''might have, but in the  characters of the .men and women who  formed the nation. He did not think  people quite realized the spiritual significance of this war, that two absolutely opposing principles were contending���that of materialism and  service and self-sacrifice, and most of  the countries which were at war had  learned that to (their fitter cost. The  war could only be won dy the united  effort of every single man, woman,  woman, and child. Thoy must do  their bit, but lot them rcmombcr that  .this bit miisn not be ns little, but as  large aa they could make ie. The very  least the}- could do wus to see that  tho wives and the children of the soldiers were properly cared for and supported while they are away guarding  our homes and possesions. i  The Bishop referred to a criticism  that sonic of the wives and families of  soldiers were receiving more now than  thoy did defore the bread winner enlisted, and scathingly rebuked those  who made such criticism. The Canadian Patriotic Fund, he pointed out,  was one of tho l>est funds that had  ever boon instituted and was mannircd  by thi> very best men in tho Dominion-  Out of every dollar paid in, ninty-  nine nnd three-eighthB cents went to  the people for whom it was intended.  Kelowna and district had done magnificently'in. sending men lo fight, but  thooo remaining behind must see to it  that the wives and children of those  who havo | gone wore cared for, and  they had not, for'some reason, as yet  responded ns well as they! might havo  dono. After reading what other cities  and towns in B. C. were doing, tho  Bishop said Kolowna Idid not appear  in that list, but hoped it would do so  very^ soon.  At tho conclusion of tho Bishop's  address an opportunity wns given. to  people to give, or promise to give,  subscriptions to augment the fund nnd  a substantial sum wns raised. PAGE TWO  KELOWNA   RECORD  THURSDAY, MAT 11th, 1916 \  KELOWNH RECORD  Published every Thursday at Kelowna,  British. Columbia  JOHN LEATHLEY  Editor and Proprietor  BUBSORIPTfON  HATES  All subscriptions  i  months.   I'mUd  viihlo  in  advance  Bubsaribers at ilia regular rnto ran bavs  e\im tnvi.i'i-i miulucl to friends al iv distance  nt  HALF  RATE,  i.e.. 7H  coats per vear.  This HDoi'inl privilege is granted lor tbi>  purpose ot  advert txiim thfl  ritv  'int. district  ADVERTISING RATES  LODGE NOTItES, PROFESSIONAL GAUDS.  ETC.. l.li  rants nor column inch pur week.  LAND AND TIMBER NO.TICES-80 davi, W��  60  da.va $7.  WATER  NOTICES���SS  lor  five  Insertions.  LEGAL   ADVERTISING���FIrat    insertion.    U  cents  per  line;  each  Rubaeauent  Insertion.  8  cents  per  line.  CLASSIFIED ADVERTISEMENTS -2 cents  nor word first insertion. 1 cent per word  euch subseouetit inaertion.  DISPLAY ADVERTISEMENTS ��� Two inches  und under. BU.. cents per inch first Insertion  over two inches 40 cents per inch fir.-t insertion: 20 cents per inch each subsequent  insertion.  All ohftWrtl In contract advertisements mull  bu iir the bands of tlie printer bv fliesdav  evening to ensure publication in the next  issue.  Bill to Compel the  oi  A bill of the Utmost interest to all  poultryraen is being introduced into  the House this week, after having been  drafted by Mr. Frank J. McKenzie,  the member for Delta. It is known  n4 the "Egg Marking Bill."  Much difficulty bus been experienced  in hitting upon a method which would  protect the public from Chinese oggs,  because the Dominion government has  the exclusive jurisdiction over their  importation. The bill drawn by Mr.  McKenzie, however, appears to have  solved the problem, for tho ouus is  now placed on the dealer to see that  eggs sold by them are properly  marked.  Every importer or dealer, wholesale  and retail, having eggs in his possession whtoh he has placed in cold storage, which he knows have been preserved, or which, he knows have eome  from China, must have those oggs  marked properly as "cold storage/'  "preserved," and "from China." By  preserved eggs are meant eggs in  which the natural deterioration has  beon arrested or prevented by any  process whatever.       ,  It is further provided in the act thut  every proprietor of a manufaclury,  bakery, confectionery, hotel, restaurant  cafe, tea-room, or any place or shop  where eggs are exposed for sale or  used in the preparation of goods,  wares, or any food offered for sale or  sold for meals,,shall have placed in  his place of business a legible sign not  less than four inches high in some  conspicuous place where all ��� persons  entering the place ''of business can  readily see it. The sign must contain  cither the words "Chinese eggs used  here," or "Chinese eggs sold here,"  according to the fact. For breaches  of the net a fine of ?1(I0 is provided-  Ry this aot the poultry dqalertt of  tho province are protected from Lhe  competition of imported eggs, and the  public aro assured that eggs they may  buy are exactly the kind of eggs represented to them.  The only law on the subject at present is that requiring crates in which  eggs are imported from foreign  countries to be marked with the name  of the country.  The member for Delta, who is respon  siblo for the bill, has received from the  secretary of the II. 0. l'oulery st&.nsoci-  ation, a letter saying that the executive ol that body had instructed hiin  io write, thanking him for his valuable assistance in thc interests of the  poultry breeders of the province, and  especially in the light against Chinese  eggs-   O         \  Tho people who never make mistakes  all reside in tho cemetery, i  The C. P. H. is contemplating tho  ubo of eleetric locomotives through  the mountains on the British Columbia  division.  The military authorities at Stavan-  ger, Norway, have blown i.p tho Zeppelin L 20 when it began to roll dangerously in a strong wind. Soldiers  fired upon the airship :roi��i a d'Hlanca  of 60 yards. The Zeppelin exploded  with a great ��� detonation nnd was  burned. The L' 20 was l*M of thi  squadron of ZeppelinB which raided  the east coasts of England and Scotland last Tuesday night. On her ro-  turn journey nhe waB blown ^ashore on  tbe Norwegian coast, hurled against a  mountain-side and wrecked.  Don't Neglect to Sprays  l.nst year apple scab did serious iu  jury and-Was tue cause ol considerable  Iosh to the grower- iu many, places.  In order, thereiore, to avoid a similar  loss, precautions should be taken  against this disease.  Tin; Important sprays for apple scab  are:���  1. When tlie blossoms are well separated in the cluster, but still unopened, with lime-sulphur, 1 to 30.  2. When the last petals are falling,  with lime and sulphur, 1 to 3fi.  8. The same strength applied ten  to twenty days later.  It will soon'ba time to put on the  second spray, and every offort should  be mado to gel it on. This spray  may be combined with "Mack Leaf  10," three quarters of a pint to 100  gallons of spray, for the oontroll of  aphis, and if leal-eating caterpillars or  luting insects nre present, with arsenate of lead, five pounds to fevery hundred gallons of the mixture.  IVherc powdery mildew of the apple  is present, "atomic sulphur" is preferable to the Htikv sulphur,'ns it is of  more value in checking the mildew.  For scab use twelve pounds atomic  sulphur to 100 gallons of water. This  spray can be combined with "Rlnok  i.onf -10 nnd araonato of lead without  impairing tho value of any one of  thorn.  "Soluble sulphur" is not recommend  ed after the blossoms drop, or in eom-  binntion with arsenate of lead.  Spray with tho correct material at  the proper time, with high prossuro  (160 to 200 pounds), and leave no  portion of tho tree uncovered, otherwise tho labor, time, and expense of  spraying is very often wasted.  For information regarding spraying,  or the various other troubles in your  orchard, writo Bon Hoy, assistant  horticulturist and inspector ol fruit  pests for the district, or M. Ohesbro,  district field inspector, Kolowna.  GILLETTS LYE  EATS DIRT  03JLEI)}  ���*HtO  P0����IC  ^.'LLETT COMPANY^  >0��    Toronto ont.   how"^  A Summerless Summer  ���meat and fish. There were no. vege-  i tables and thero was no flour. It was  ! venison and Jish today relieved by fish  | and flesh taken from slaughtered cat-  ! tie  tomorrow.  I liny had t<> be'tthipped from Ireland  . to savo thc starving cattle of Quebec,  land it was sold there at $45 per ton.  [ Flour sold at 817 per barrel at Quo-  bee, and potatoes wei-o one penny n  pound.  This year woh called "the year  eighteen hundred and froze to death."  The oause of the oold was believud to  to bo the sun spots, whieh were  large that (pr the first time in their  history they could be Been without  the aid of n talflioopo,  It was also known as "Poverty  Yeur." In New Hampshire hay sold  at 8180 a ton. Tho next spring the  market prloe of corn was 82 a bushel,  wheat, ifc.50, rye, 82, oats, 00c, beans,  $1, butter, "J.'jc |>or pound (it usually  sold in those days at eight to ten  eents a pound),  v backward  weather condj-  aro experiencing   nisi   now  The  tions  havo no doubt Inspired one of our  leaders to send us the following flipping. It seems like ndminiiVri'ig  some of the comfort ,'hich tlie good  Book tells us una meted out ti -lob,  but still it may perhaps com foit some  people to know that.this is not tho  first backward season��� nor tlie worst.  So wo will print it..  Tho year 1810, that is one hundred  years ago, wns known as the "Sum-  raerlosB Summer." Snow oontlnued  fulling in the middle of .'Inno (In Kelowna?), and-by Ihe middle of August  it was one foot in depth. From | the  first fall of snow in .lime until the  following summer} the earth remained  under tho Covering of the wintry blanket. Absolutely nothing in the way  of harvosl was gathered, everything in  tlie way of crop rotting in tho ground,  What did  the  people live  on?    Meat  A report *.nn current a fow days  ago that the 'Ierman oitv ol Metz was  being evacuated by the civilian population from fear of an attack by iho  French. Met/ is tho capital of Lorraine, and a ttity of about 60,000. It  is rated as ono of the strongest fortresses of the world. Tt is about 15  miles north of the fighting lino, and  In miles east of Verdun.  The C P. R. Telegraph is stringing  another wire through thc Okanognn,  which will give a much' bettor service  und direct communication with both  Vancouver and Calgary. The business of the company through the valley    has greatly increased during tho  past year, with1 the result that tho  additional wire was found necessary to  maintain a high standard of service,  which is the aim of the 0, P. Tt.���  Sumrnerlund   Review.  Serious trouble is roporwTl to have  occurred in Berlin and elsewhere ia  Germany on May Hay, says an Amster  dam despatch. Vast crowds, composed for the most part of women of  the laboring classes, c'amored for  peace. The crowds were dispersed,  and many persona arrested. Tw o  women were wounded .it Chemnitz in  Saxony. A Geneva telegram says  that during the food r^its at Toirelo  the police killed throe persons fliirl  wounded seventy. In ri its in leilm*  it is reported that 25 persons were  killed and 200 wounded.  Expert Automobile Repairs  We have lately secured highly-skilled automobile mechanics, and, with our excellent modern  equipment, one of lhe best in Western Canada,  we are in a position   to   guarantee satisfactory  ~~ '-=- ~ service ,      =  "Ford" Dealers  Kelowna Garage & Machine Works Co., Ltd.  urNinety  a  THE PRODUCTION OF EXPERIENCE"  Regular Equipment.     Mohair Tailored Top.     Envelope  and Side Curtains.     Electric Horn.     Clear Vision Ventilating Wind Shield.    Speedometer.    Electric Starting and  Lighting System.     Ammeter and Licence Brackets  We use the Stewart Speedometer.    Two-unit "Auto-Lite" ,  Starting   and   Lighting System,  with Bendix Drive, same  typa   and   grade  as  used on  the  highest - priced   cars  SPECIFICATIONS  MOTOR���Four cylinder, valve-in-head, 3   ll-16-in, bore,  4-in. stroke.  CYLINDERS���CaBt en bloc, with upper half of crank case.  Head detachable.  -VALVES-IJ-in. diameter.  CONNECTING ROD BEARINGS-1 7-8-in. by I 3-8-in.  CRANK SHAFT BEARINGS-Front 2 5-16-in. by I 3-8-in  centre U-in. by I 21-32-inch; rear, 2 I l-16-in.by Ij-iu.  Centre bearing in bronze back, babbitt lined.  CAM SHAFT BEARINGS-Front 2 3-8-in. by I 5-16-in.;  centre I  l-8-in. by I 9-32-in.; rear I 7-16-in. by I l-4-in.  OILING SYSTEM���Splash with positive   plunger   pump,  individual oil pockets.  CARBURETOR���Zenith improved double jet.  IGNITION���Simms' high tension magneto.     Where elec  trically  equipped, Connecticut  Automatic Ignition is  used.  CLUTCH-Cone.  TRANSMISSION-Selective type, sliding gearthree speeds  forward and reverse.  COOLING���Thermo-syphon system, cellular radiator of  extra size, with large overhanging tank' carrying head  of water over valves at all times.  REAR AXLE���Three-quarter   floating, wheel  bearing is  carried on the wheel hub and In axle housing. The  load ia cairied on axle housing, and not on axle shaft.  [Patent pending). Nickel steel shafts and gears.  Hyatt roller bearings.    Ratio ih to I.  FRONT AXLE���Drop forged, I-beam with integral yokes  of special steel, double heat-treated; tie rod ends,  steering spindles and arms of Chrome Vanadium steel,  heat-treated. Wheels fitted with cup and cone ball  bearings.  BRAKES���En ergency, internal expanding; service, external contracting ; 10-in. brake drums (patent pending)  WHEELS- -Wood artillery type, clincher rims, Urge hub  flanges.  TIRES���30-in. by 3i-in.  DRIVE���Left side, centre control, spark and throttle underneath Hteering wheel.   Foot accelerator-.  STEERING GEAR���Compound spur and sector-adjustable for wear. [Patent pending). 15-in. steering wheel.  SPRINGS���Front, quadruple, lateral, quarter elliptic shock  absorbing. Made of Chrome Vanadium steel. (Patent  pending).    Rear, long, Cantilever type.  BODY ���Five -passenger touring type, streamline with deep  cowl and dash, Extra wide doors with concealed  iiinges.  FINISH-Black.  WHEELBASE���One hundred and two inches.*  Price Complete $775, f.o.b. Kelowna  Burbank Motor Com'y  DO NOT WASTE * YEAR  cultivating a dying tree. Examine your orchards and replace  at once with varieties that will stand the winter. I have some  first-class trees, one and two years old, of the following varieties-  Ycllnw Transparent Livcland Raspberry Duchess of Oldenburg  Fameuae (Snow) Mcintosh Red Wealthy Canadian Baldwin  Delicious        Jonathan        Orinco        Golden Russett        Newtown Pippin  Hyslop Crab Apple. Transcendent Crab  I have also the following Seed-Dent Corn, Oats, Marquis Wheat,  Radish Seed, and Early Potatoes  THOS. BULMAN (Cloverdale Ranch)  Phone. 3206, 306,116  I b iicns nun tut iflyht  Though a Little Behind Schedule  Brighten your home to conform to- external conditions  P fffjk    "���~H I ^ou w'" re<'u're;  S^ffilto  New Wallpaper  New Linoleum  New Draperies  New Rugs  WE HAVE THEM  The quality, the variety and our prices will please you  Kelowna Furniture Company  Wanted  Buggies, Democrats  Single Work Wagons, Double Work  Wagons,   Ploughs,  Harrows, Cultivators, Seeders, Single Driving Harness,  Single Work Harness, Sewing Machines, Refrigerators,  Dressing Tables, Side Boards, Kitchen Tabl.s, Sets of  Drawers, Kitchen Tables, Chairs of all kinds, Cook  Stoves, Ranges���  Anything you have for sale sold  on commission  If you want to buy or sell anything see  STOCKWELL, the Auctioneer  Printed Butter  Wrappers  According; to the new  Dominion Government  regulations all farmers  who sell butter either  to the stores or privately, are required to have  it properly covered .in  a wrapper on which  MUST appear in prominent letters the words  "DAIRY BUTTER."  The tact is also em-  phaiized that all butter  in such packagea must  be of the full net weight  of sixteen ounces, and  in default of same a  fine of from $10 to $30  for each offence is imposed. Whey butter  must be so labelled  even when mixed with  dairy butter, and dairy  butter retains its label  though it be mixed  with the creamery product.  You can be supplied  with neatly - printed  wrappers for your  butter at the Kelowna  Record Office, for the  following prices:  i oopAT5a^sar-^ i .50  200  500  1000  2.00  2.75  3.75  These prices include Both the  Paper, which is the best obtainable  for the purpose, and the Printing  of same.    Please note this.  Kelowna Record THURSDAY, JIAY Uth, 1916
KELOWNA  RECORD
PAGE THREE
HAYING SOLD OUT
" ■■■■■■■ —■■■'■—        ——■— ■ ^^7^7^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^m^^^^^^S^^S*\\\\j*W^*WW
My Interests in Kelowna to a
Bankrupt Stock-buying Co.
I will only Continue this Sale Until
Men's
Boots in
odd li
mes
Regular values
up to $5
Sale Price
.65
$2.
MAY 31
st
When the transfer will take
place. Prices will be slaughtered for the next 15 days as
we want to take in all the cash
possible before turning over the
business. Read prices that will
keep the store crowded until
the change takes place June J
Ladies'
Pumps &
Slippers
In small sizes,
up to $5
Sale Price
$1.95
Boots & Shoes, Dry Goods, Gents.'Furnishings
Sheeting
30c ud  Heavy Dri"reg'30c 1 7ac vd.  Ptint8 ancl G,ingl,am8 "'••■ 12^c yd.
Circular Pillow Cotton 22*C UD    LaW"8 *"" "* ^     ' ^C Up    G°°d Flannele'te "'    1 2jC yd.
EI
Sheet!
Pillow Slips, each.
.... .            ,.      ,          .,,   ,           - _ Ladies' and Misses' Summer, -
<fc 1   Q^ ny     ChmtZ °r Comfor,er Clo,h 1 7 AC Underwear in great vari-1 *)C UD
4)l.7jpi.     ________ _ etv Per oarment '
Denim, Kahki Duck and Ticking at-
17*c
Wholesale Prices  Men'B gooj Working shirt8 _" 50c
White Turkish Toweling... | J       up    Canton Flannel, bleached or unbleached Mf "'^Vnel at8"8 Half Price
'   m       r         7 and 8-oz. duck ?f)r vrl ————-—■——•—■——-———————
1 C. :*_ ^"' Cream Bar Muslins, White Pique.Middy
Ladies' Hose, in silk, - -            . .    ~. Cloth, Striped Ratines, Fancy Cotton-
Glass Cloth..
ii —■«■      r^aurcs r rose, rrr aiiK, !  r .  .    /* m ~\"r\    W     , r.—  	
Curtain Muslins   lf)r        kUle and Cotton. 1 5ctO$ 1 .25 ad»- Pte^ Coral CreP,e- „ .
—W«        Per pair from  All at Sale
Pric.
Boot and Shoe Department
Children's Boots, in Tan, Black and Red,
Sizes 3 to 7, reg. $1.50, Sale 75c
Misses' Box Call School Shoes, reg. $3,
Sale price is $2.25
Little Girls' Boots in Dongola Kid, reg.
$2 and $2.25, Sale price is $1.65
Men's Fine Boots, in Box Calf and Vici
Kid leather, all Reduced.
Boys' Fine Box Calf, sizes   I   to 5, reg.
$4, Sale price is $2.75
Little  Gents' Box Calf, sizes  II  to   13,
reg. $3, Sale price is $2.25
Men's Kip Bluchers, a good soled leather
working boot, reg. $4 & $4.50...$2.95
Men's 15-inch Leg  Kip Boots, in large
size, reg. $6 (line working boot)..$3.40
Children's Strap Slippers, sizes 5 to I0A
reg. $2 and $2.25, Sale price $1.50
Misses'  Strap  Slippers, sizes   II to 13,
reg. $2.50, Sale price is $1,75
Little Gents' School Shoes, sizes 6 to 10J
reg. $2.50 and $3, Sale price ia $1.65
Boys'  Box  Kip,  sizes   I   to 5, reg. $3,
Sale price is    $2.45
Leckie's High Cut Boots. Regular value
$7.    Sale price is $5.25
Leckie's Working Boots for men.   Reg.
values $5.   Sale price is $3.45
Ladies' Slippers, up to $2.50. Sale price
Boys' Suits
Up to size 26
At Half Price
Rae's Store
JAMES RAE
Ladies' Slippers
Up to $3.50
For One Dollar
Westbank News
X>*
Wilson Landing and
Westside Notes
(From oar on Oorr.spond.nl.1
Miss Wigley, of Kelowna, is a
visitor at Stocksmoor,
We are glad to hear that Mr.
Childers is recovering from his
recent attack of illness.
Mr. H. Bowman, of'Vernon, was
here on Sunday and Monday looking after the government telephone
line which had suffered from the
effect of Saturday's storm.
Mrs. Brixton is a visitor at the
"Big Horn Ranch" where Mrs.
Somerset has recently had a number of improvements made to the
house which is now finished very
artistically inside and out, and with
its borders of bright spring flowers
and red roof harmonises pleasantly
with "its naturally beautiful surroundings.
Mrs. G. C. Browse called at the
" Big Horn Ranch" on Sunday last
and accompanied by Mrs. Brixton
and Miss Somerset rode up to
Stocksmoor, where they wera en
tertained by Mrs. Stocks with tea A Short Story With Big Moral
and wedding cake,.
Our orchards are gay with blossom of cherries, &c, but, with the
exception of asparagus and rhubarb, the gardens do not at present
offer much oi an edible nature,
and the growth is very slow owing
to the backward season.
The Victoria Cross is, we hear,
to be given to Mr. Frank Vaughan
who so nobly sacrificed his life at
St. Eloi. Mr. Homer is slightly
wounded, also Mr. Holmes, our old
fire warden. All the other boys
have bean heard from recently.
A man had for a long time pes.
tered a celebrated soldier for an
interview.
" What have you to offer ? asked
the great soldier, at last.
"A bullet-proof jacket," replied
the man.
" Put it on," ordered the general.
As the man obeved the soldier
rang a bell, and an aide-de-camp
appeared.
"Tell the captain of the guard to
order his men to load with ball
cartridge, and "
But the inventor had disappeared
(From oar am Corrssoondsnt. I
Mr. Scott Blackwood was a passenger to Kelowna on Tuesday's
boat.
Mrs. C. Marren returned last
Saturday to Westbank after a short
visit up the lake.
Mr. Last, our general merchant,
spent Tuesdasy in Kelowna on
business.
Mr. and Mrs. F. A. Pelton of
Penticton were in Westbank a few
days last week visiting Mrs.Pelton's
sister, Mrs. O. C. Etter.
Pte. W.l hacker of the 172nd
Battalion, left last Tuesday for
Kamloops after having spent a
months leave here working on his
fruit lot,
Miss Dorothy Evans of Kelowna
returned home on Tuesday's boat
after a brief visit in Westbank as
the guest of Mrs. O. C. Etter.
Mr. Fetherstonhaugh Sr.returned
to Kelowna last Saturday morning
after spending several days here
with his son, Mr. L. Fetherstonhaugh.
Mrs. O. C. Etter returned on
Tuesday morning from Penticton
where she has been spending a-
few days visiting friends.
Due to the efforts of several residents, religious services in the
form of a Sunday School and Bible
class has been resumed here. The
service is to be held each Sunday
in the school house at 2.30 p.m
1 iFriday, the 5th of May was
|fme"rnorable day for Westbank, for
on that day came a definite decision from the Provincial Government of guaranteeing the water
supply for irrigation purposes in
Westbank. This fact is of utmost
importance, for ever sinse West-
bank and Gellately have become
important fruit and farming centres
the shortage ot water which takes
place in Powers creek in the growing season has caused local farmers
frequent failures of crops, and
moreover, the knowledge of this
shortage of irrigation water at a
time when it is most needed has
seriously hindered the greater development of Westbank district.
This shortage, however, is now a
thing of the past, for the government, acting upon almost innumerable petitions from this district urging imperative need of storage
facilities at the head waters of
Powers creek, has decided to place
a party up at the extensive lakes
which are the source of the creek
and by means of a sluice gate oi
by opening up existing beavei
dams to thus guarantee i to settlers
of the district all the water that is
needed for irrigation purposes.
The irrigation system which conveys the water from Powers creek
to the various fruit lots is in excellent condition, and therefore ample
water is now assured to the individual ranchers. This news was
conveyed to the people of West-
bank by Mr. Young, Controller of
Water Rights for B.C., at a meeting
of the local ranchers held on Friday morning in the school house.
Mr. Gore, president of the Farmers Institute in introducing Mr.
Young, said his presence was a
direct result of a recent petition
sent to the government by the local
institute re the water situation in
Westbank, and he said it was Mr.
Young's desire to have local farmers lay the water situation clearly
before him. Accordingly, Mr.
Gellately of Gellately and Mr. S.
Blackwood of Westbank spoke at
some length, pointing out the loss
caused by crop failure in the past
due to shortage of ample irrigation
water, and also calling Mr. Young's
attention to the alarming exodus of
settlers from the restrict owing to
the government's delay in conserving the water supply for irrigation
purposes. Mr. Gellately pointed
out how easily - a dam could be
constructed at the head waters in
the creek, or how easily the existing lakes could be used as reservoirs and the beaver dams used to
keep a supply of water in the creek
during the growing season, and he
urged immediate action in the
matter by the government.
In reply, Mr. Young said that the
government realized the need of
storage facilities at Westbank and
accordingly he told the meeting of
the willingness of the government
to open up the extensive lakes at
the source of the creek and thereby
supply the settlers with abundant
water for irrigation purposes. The
obtaining of this guarantee from
the government is the last link in
the chain of the many unrivalled
advantages which make Westbank
the best farming and fruit district
in the Okanagan Valley. If anyone doubts the truth of this assertion we simply say: " Ask anyone
who has ever been here, or come
and see for yourself."
Save Your
Safety Razor
Blades
You need not throw
them away any more.
Bring them to us and
we will have them sharpened as good as new
at     - - '   35c a doz.
P. B. Willits & Co.
REXALL DRUGGISTS
Phone 19 Kelowna. B.C.
Keep your store or residence
cool and comfortable during the
coming hot weather by having
an Awning property fitted, thus
permitting the cool breezes to
freely circulate, whilst the sun's
fierce rays are warded off.
Screen Doors & Windows
[ am making a Screen Doot that will
neither sag  or' warp, and is made to
st, priced at $1.90 up.
1 have a few doors of a cheaper line
equal to the best factory doors, at from
$1.50 up.
Manufacturer of Sash Doors, Furniture
Fruit Ladders, Ate.
REPAIR WORK AND JOBBING
S. M. Simpson
One door south of Firehall.   Phone 312
Ladies   Wishing   to   Order
SP1RELLA   CORSETS
can meet
MES. J. H. 0AVIE3
in Room No. 1. Oak Hall Ulnnk, between the hours ot 2:30 and 5:30 p.m.
on Saturday of each week, or a*}'
other day by appointment. 7t(
Dr.  MATHISON
Dentist
KELOWNA   ::   B.C.
NOTICE
Notice is hereby given that at the
next statutory meoting of the Board of
Licensing Commissioners for the City
of Kelowna, I, Arthur Peabody, intend to apply for a renewal of my
licence to sell liquor by retail in the
promises known ns the Palace Hotel,
situated on tho north side ofRcmard
Avenue, between Water Street and
Pendozi Street, in the City of Kelowna, B. C.
Dated this 15th day of May, 1916.
25-9
J. M. CROFT
Bootmaker.
All kinds of Repairs
BBRNARD AVENUE,
KELOWNA.
Now is the time to advertise
your Eggs. RefertoourcolumiM
for the best local breeders PAGE FOUR  KELOWNA   RECOOD  THURSDAY, MAY 11th, 1916  He  iummer nose in  Fine Qualities  jf ET us attend to your  ' Hosiery requirements this week. You  will find just the qualities and prices you are  needing.  ��Vo/e the following feu)  numbers:  FIBRE Silk Boot Hose in a  seamless quality, in black  or white, well protected at  wearing parts 55c pr  THE SAME quality as above,  comes in colors of Navy,  Putty, Suede and Grey, at   55c pr.  FIBRE Silk Hose in colors of  Grey, Sand, Putty and Palm  Beach 95c pr.  LISLE HOSE in colours of  Taupe, Putty and Pearl  Grey. Double sole, seamless foot....: 30c pr.  PURE SILK Hose in a durable quality, in black and  light colors $1.50 pr.  SILK HOSE in black, with  white clox or in white with  black clox $1.35 pr.  SPECIAL line Black Cotton  Hose at 15c pr.  FOR CHILDREN  Children's Lisle Thread fancy  Top Socks 25rjpr.  Fine Mercerised Lisle Thread  Cotton Hose, in black, tan  and white, all sizes. 25c pr.  White Cottons  For Fine Needlework  \/OU will find best qualities represented in speci-  *      ally complete assortments and splendid value  in all lines.  LONGCLOTHS-36-ins. wide    SPECIAL CAMBRIC comes  .,111,   l c���  |7i���  1fi-���J in 10-yd. lengths and  sold  at 12Jc, 15c, 17k, 20cyd       by (he piece on]y< n $| 30  NAINSOOKS-36-in. wide, at    FORTY-INCH WHITE  15c, 20c and 25c yd.    COTTON VOILES  Excellent quality at 30c yd.  CAMBRIC, in Gold Seal qual-        Mercerised   and   Specially  ity 20c and 25c yd.        fine at 55c yd.  '     JERMAN HUNT  LIMITED  Phone 361  Kelo  TOWN AND. COUNTRY NOTES  Miss Jones returned to town last  Saturday from a visit to Penticton.  On Sunday a par ty of Oddfellows  and Rebekahs took an auto, trip  to Vernon.  Mrs. Capt. Allen went up to  Kamloops Saturday to spend the  .veek end, making the trip in company with Mr. and Mrs. Lupton.  Mrs. Steuart and daughter were  die guests of Mrs. A. Peabody over  the week-end.  Members of the Baptist choir  iire requested to make a special  effort to attend practise to-morrow  evening at 8 p.m.  The local Red Cross Society are  arranging to hold on Empire Day,  May 24th, a special " Sock Day,"  and appeals to everyone to join in  and help the men fighting tn thc  trenches by contributing these  most necessary articles. If you can  knit, knit them, if you can't knit  then buy a pair or two and leave  them at the Red Cross rooms (near  the Presbyterian church) on Monday or Tuesday afternoon, May  22nd and 23rd. You will enjoy  your holiday befter after you have  made a little sacrifice like this.  C  G  ows ^ows  Arrangements with the Canadian Pacific Railway Co. have been completed and the first carload of young cows will arrive in Kelowna in  about one week. These animals will be sold at  cost price plus the cost of handling for CASH OR  ON TERMS. Applications may be made to the  Okanagan Loan& Investment TrustCo.  Occidental Fruit Co.  LIMITED  Fruit and Vegetable Shippers  Flour and Feed Merchants Storage Warehousemen  Consult this  Company  regarding your   1916  crop of  Fruits and  Vegetables.    Our selling agencies are the  most economical and reliable  WE ARE  CASH BUYERS  A few Seed Potatoes left at $20 per ton  THE LAKEVIEW HOTEL  UNDER NEW FIRST CLASS MANAGEMENT j  REASONABLE RATES TO BOARDERS j  Mr.. E. J. NEWSON Propriotren j  Poultry and Eggs ore  Needed by Hospital  The directors ot the Kelowna  Hospital Society wish to express  their thanks and appreciation to  the following who have made donations to the hospital of late :  The management of " 1 he Importance of Being Earnest," cash  $119.29; J. Packer, $5; l.O.O.F.  $17; and the following in kind:  Mr. Sullivan, 2 doz. eggs ; C. C.  Prowse, 2 crates onions, sack vegetables; J. Sutherland, 2 doz. hot  cross buns ; E. R. Bailey, 5 sacks  potatoes; Mrs. Pearson, I dozen  eggs; Mrs. Knowles, I doz. eggs;  Mrs. Thornloe, 1 doz. eggs; Mrs.  Brent, eggs ; Mrs. Trimble, eggs.  As mentioned some time ago, it  is very hard to keep exact tally on  all the goods that are received at  the hospital on account of the fact  that sometimes the goods are left  without any of the staff knowing  about it, so there necessarily must  be some goods received for which  the donors do not get credit for.  We might mention that owing to  the fact that there is a larger number of maternity cases receiving attention in the hospital, there is  more call for poultry and eggs than  formerly, hence the hospital board  would appreciate very much the  donations of this kind, and feel  that there are a number who would  supply some from time to time if  they knew there were any needed.  At present there are 13 patients  in the general hospital and 6 in  the maternity ward.  Juvenile Templar Lodge  Elects Officers  Purity IJuvenile Temple of the  I. O. G. T. held their quarterly election and installation of officers last  Thursday evening, as follows :  Supt.   Thos. Pitt.  C. T.    Bro. Graham Evans.  P. C. T.    Sis. Carrie Batt.  V. T.   Sis. Bessie Duggan.  Chap.   Sis. Isabel Copeland.  Secretary.    Bro. Terry North.  Assist. Sec.   Sis. Mary Ritchie.  Treasurer.   Sis. J. McMillan.  F. S.    Bro. C. Ferguson.  Guard.    Bro. Parkinson.  Sentinel.    Bro. D. McMillan.  Marshal.   Sis. Hazel Graham.  D. M.    Sis. B Thompson.  The Juvenile Temple meets on  every Thursday evening at 7 o'clock  in the old school, and is always  ready to welcome any children  who wish to become members.  AUCTIONEER  1 have had over 21 yearg' experience in the Auctioneering  buiineM, particularly in the  line of Cattle, Farm Implements and Household Furniture ; and this experience is  at your disposal, It means  better results from your miction sal'''.  Anyone wishing to arrange for  an Auction Sale should see or  write to  G. H. KERR  Auctioneer  P.O. Box 195,  Kelowna, B.C.  Residence at  GLENMORE  Capt. McLaren returned to Kamloops Sunday.  Mr. Chas. Downing left Monday  morning on a visit to Calgary.  Mrs. J. W. Jones will receive on  Friday, May 12th, and not again  Cliis season.  Word was received last week of  the death at the front of Alex.  Seatodf a Peachland boy, who enlisted about a year ago.  Mi. Barber, manager of the  Salmon Arm Farmers' Exchange  has been a visitor in town during  the past week.  The Ladies' Aid of Knox church  will hold a cooking sale on Saturday afternoon, May 13th, in the  old Oxford Grill, Casorso Block,  Capt. Bertram, who has. been  visiting in town for the past few  days, left Monday morning for  Piapot, Sask.  Miss Fanny Copeland, whose  wedding is announced for Wednesday next, was the recipient of  a shower from her many friends  Monday evening.  A healthy fellowship meeting  lias been commenced in Benvoulin  church on the Thursday'evenings  and promises to be exceedingly  interesting and profitable. All are  welcome.  Serg. S. Wade was in on leave  this week from Vernon, returning  to-morrow morning,  Mi=s Jessie Findlay, B.A., the  returned missionary who spoke in  the Baptist church Sunday night  left for Winnipeg Tuesday morn-  ing, where she will take up further  studies.  There will be a meeting of the  Benvoulin local of the B. C. Agricultural Organization Association  next Wednesday, the 17th, at the  Mission Creek School.  On Sunday next at the Benvoulin  church " Mothers Dav" will be  observed. This is an annual event  throughout the churches and makes  an universal appeal. In addition to  this special observance the service  will also be notable by the fact  that Mr. Donald McEachren will  be inducted into the eldership.  Service at 2 o'clock.  The weekly Sunday service in  the Glenmore school continues to  be well attended. A special ser.  vice will be held on Sunday next  in connection with the observance  of " Mothers Day." This day is an  annual tribute paid to our mothers  and doubtless a larger number than  usual will be in attendance to do  honor to their best friend.  Little " Buzzy" Thompson, the  four-year-old son of Mr. H. Thompson, of Thompson 6t McCall, Peach  land, was burnt to death last Wednesday in a fire which totally destroyed the house and contents.  Mr. Thompson was in the orchard  at the time and noticed smoke  issuing from the windows, but before he could reach the house it  was a mass of flames and all attempts at rescue of the child cut  off. The greatest sympathy is felt  in the district with the parents in  ���the loss of their little son, who was  a general favorite in the community.  The Hon. Price Ellison in a letter of May 3rd to the secretary of  the Equal Franchise League, ac  knowledging receipt of the resolution passed by the League, says  that the government have definitely  decided that referendum should  be taken. He adds: " 1 note your  objection to the referendum, namely, that many of the men who  would support the referendum are  fighting at the front for their country. 1 may say, for your information, that in the past I have voted  against franchise being given to  women, but after very careful serious consideration I am prepared  to vote in favor."  C. Nicoll  Dray and Transfer Agent  Phone 132  Will move you quick and cheap  Glenview Dairy  When ordering MILK, order  the   BEST;  the cost  ia just the same  Phone 2302 JAS. B. FISHER  Grates are extra durable. Coal grate is duplex. Wood grate is the most modern type.  McGlary&  fflanffa Wl^ take extra large pieces of  *yg.M*y�� wood���just remove back end  lining. Ask the McClary dealer to show you.  On Sale at the Morrison-Thompson Hardware Co., Ltd.  KrmexeettxaeessMm&cestts^^  Harness Repairs  Spring work will soon be on hand  and every farmer should see that  his harness is overhauled and put in  good shape before starting to work  Repairing done promptly and at reasonable rost  W. R. GLENN & SON  8       Pendozi Street Phone 150        !  Lawn Mowers Sharpened  by special machine and skilled mechanics.   Reasonable charges  Kelowna Garage 6c Machine Works Co., Ltd.     24-7  Printed Butter Wrappers  According to the regulations recently inaugurated  in connection with Dairy Butter it is now compulsory  to have Printed Butter Wrappers showing that the  butter offered for sale is Dairy Butter and by whom  it is made. Call at the Record Office for samples  and prices.   We jjrint with a Special Ink.  Builders' & Masons' Supplies  Hard and Soft Coal  Phone  66  W. HAUG  P.O. Box  166  O.K. LUMBER CO., Ltd.  Arc now completely equipped te supply all  �����     your lumber needs.  We have a large stock of local and  coast  ROUGH AND FINISHING LUMBER  of high-grade quality and in splendid condition.  A complete line of  DOORS  AND WINDOWS  LATH AND SHINGLES THURSDAY, MAY 11th, 1916  KELOWNA   RECOHfl  PAGE VIVE  wir . i. i.". a ."a...a.ja . . . ana mm* . .���  ��    PROFESSIONAL AND   ������  M       BUSINESS CARDS      **  BURSE &, TEMPLE  Solicitors,  Notaries Public,  Conveyancers, etc.  KELOWNA.     . ' :: B.C"  R. B. KERR  ��� Barrister  and Solicitor,  Notary Public.  KELOWNA. :: B.C,  E. C. WEDDELL  BARRISTER, SOLICITOR, and  NOTARY PUBLIC  9, Wlllit's Block   -    Kelowna. B.C.  PIANOFORTE  MR.  HAROLD   TOD   BOYD  ha. resumed'his teaching clas.es and wilt  receive  pupils a.  before in hi. studio-  Trench Block, Kelowna.  P.O. box ?74  F. W. GROVES  M. Can. Soc: C E.  Consulting Cloll and Hydraulic  Engineer  B.C. Land Suroeyor  Surveys and Reports on Irrigation Works  Applications for Wuter License.  KELOWNA. B.C. *  Dr. J. W. Nelson Shepherd  i ENTIST  P. 0. Box IQe 'Phono so  Corner Pendozi Street and  Lawrence Avenue.  JOHN CURTS  CONTRACTOR or BUILDER  Plans and Specifications Prepared  and estimates given (or nublicBuild-  ingsvTowq and Country Residences  JOHN CURTS, KELOWNA  PHONE No. 93  S. W. THAYER,  D.V.S.  VETERINARY SURGEON  -(Graduate McGill University)  Residence:  GLENN.AVENUE  MeiMget may be left at the office of Mr.  Williams, above StockwelPB Auction Room  J. A. BIGGER  BUILDER AND CONTRACTOR  Estimates Furnished for all classes  of work  Orders, for  Local  Scouts  Save 50 p.c.  on your Boots and Shoes  Have them repaired  Promptly,  Properly &  Cheaply  by up-to-date  machinery  Frank Knapton  Bernard Avenue  JAPAN RICE  6c per lb. (the superior quality)  RIGE BRAN  IJc  per  lb. (an economical food (or  the chickens)  The Japanese Store  Leon Ave., Kelowna  ���M PBEPAHBD- KELOWNA  TROOP  Troop First!    Sell Last!  KELOWNA-WEST BANK  STEAM FERRY  Regular scheduled service now  in operation as follows:  Leaves Kelowna 9 a.m. 3.30 p.m.  ,,    Westbank 9.30 a.m., 4 p.m.  EXTRA SEtfVlCE ON  WEDNESDAY & SATURDAY  Leao<!8 Kelowna 11 a.m.  Lenoes Westbank 11.30 a.tn,  TERMS GASH  JAMES I. CAMPBELL  Phone 108 or Phone 100  ORDERS   BY COMMAND FOR WEEK  ENDING MAY 20th, 1916.  Duties:  Orderly patrol for week, Eagles.  Next for duty, Kangaroos.  Parades and Rehearsals for Uonoert:  Monday���Rehearsal of play at 5.15  p.m. at S. M. Weddell's office.*  Tuosday-trRegul'&r Parade for whole  troop at 7 p.m. at the club room.  Parallel bar, pyramid, dumb-bell, and  bridge building squadB must attend,  alaq the Scouts in the play.  Wednesday���Rehearsal of play at 5.15  at S.' M. Weddell's office.  Thursday���Practice for parallel bar  squad at 7 p.m. at the club room.  Friday���Practice for dumb-bell squad  at 7 p.m., and for bridge-building  squad and rehearsal for play at 7.30  at the olub room.  Saturday��� Regular Parade for the  whole troop in full dross uniform at  2.30 p.m. A picture of the troop will  bo taken, and therefore a lull attendance is particularly requested. There  wore 34 ScoutB in the picture last  und this year there should bo 50. See  that your uniforms arc in good shape.  Wo hope to arrange1 for a, lecture on  tho Second Class Ambulance work also  at this parade.  Iu addition to the above practices,  MrB. Calder will be holding singing  practices and Miss Caldwell a marching  drill practice, further notice of whioh  will be given.  The ScoutB are very muota indebted  to Nurse Miller, matron of the Hospital, for the very useful lecture she gav��  to the .Scouts who intend to try. and  pass for the Missioner badge. If  Scouts going in .for other proficiency  badges were able to obtain such uso-  ul lectures before their examination,  ... aro sure that tho Kolowna troop  would 4*old a good many more badges  CAMP HINTS  If you are ever bothered by fleas,  moiquitoeB, otc, while camping, here  are Borne hints by which these nuisances can be avoided.  If you are in a district where fleas  are numerous it ia a good thing to  carry a small muslin bag full.of fennel  seed inside your ahirt and in your kit  bag. Sufficient seed oan be purchased  for the purpose from any green-grocer  for a small sum.  MidgeB, gnats, and mosquitoes are  apt to be troublesome during the summer evenings, and it is sometimes difficult to know how to guard yourself  against - them. One of tho beBt preventatives is to use peppermint soap  when you wash, for midges, gnats,and  mosquitoes all dislike the smell, and  will keep away from anyone uBing it.  You may be able to buy this from the  chemist, but if not you oan get him to  mix a little oil of peppermint or oil  of eucalyptus ur some other strong  smelling stuff with some soft soap.  Put a little of this on your hands,  dip them into water, and then rub the  lather all over your hands, your face,  and your neek, in fact over every part  where the gnats can bito you. Leave  it on and do not either rub it off or  wash it off, but let it dry on the skin.  If you have todeal with mosquitoes,  do not forget to apply the soap to  the inBide of oach noBtril, for otherwise the iuBect may find tho unprotect-'  ed Bpot and sting you thero,  COMPLICATED  Scout Hampton: Beastly weather*  isn't it?  Corporal Crabbit: Not at all. The  only creature that would hke this  weather In a duck, and a duck, and a  duck isn't abeast, it's a fowl. Therefore it is foul weather.���Soout.   L-0   NEW, TRENCH CANNON  The British army has given another  Bad Btirprise to its enemies.  It has installed and ia already using  a most effective trench weapon which  absolutely deadly to adversaries,  and being automatically aimed by a  perisoope attachment, exposes those  using it to no danger.  A Bmall boy who was sitting next  to a very haughty lady in a oity  street car, kept sniffing in a moat annoying manner. At last the lady  could bear it no longer, and turned to  the <lad:  Boy,   have  you 'got     a   handkerchief?" she demanded.  Tho small boy looked at iier for a  few seconds, and then, in a dignified  tone, camo the answer:  "Yes, I have, but I don't lend it to  strangers."  Kitchener Pays Tribute  to General Townshend  In the House of Lords Friday,  Field Marshal Earl Kitchener, tho  Secretary of State for War, eulogized  General Townshend and the defenders  of Kut-el-Amara, and read General  Townshend's last despatch, which is as  follows:  "We are pleased to know that we  have done our duty, and recognize  that our situation is one of the fortunes of war. Wo thank you, General  Gorringe (commander of tjio Brlish  relief army), and all ranks of the  Tigris farce, for the great efforts you  have made to save ua."  rmminent starvation compelled tho  surrender of Kut-ol-Amara added  Lord Kitchener, and adverse dements  alone denied the success to the relief  forceB.  Lord Kitchener said ho Mas glad of  the opportunity to pay tribute to  General Townshend and his troops  "whosC dogged determination ' and  splendid courage had earned for them  so honorable a record."  Eulogi-ea Townshend  After a series of brilliantly-fought  engagements, continued Lord . Kitchener, Geneal Townshend decided  to hold the strategically important po- !  sition of Kut-el-Amara, and it should  not be forgotten that his dispositions  for tho defence of the place wero so !  excellent that tho Turks, notwithstanding their numerical superiority  wero not able to penetrate the linos of  the British. The House would not  fail to realize, the War Minister believed, how tense was the strain upon  these' troops, which, for more than 20  Weeks had hold their positions under  abnormal climatic conditions, and on  rations calculated for protraction for  the furthest period, as it proved starvation compelled  their surrender.  "General Townshend and his troops,  in their honorable captivity/' added  Lord Kitchener, "will have tho satisfaction of knowing that in the opinion  of their comrades, which is shared by  the House of Lords and tho country,  that they did all that was humanly  possible to resist to tho last, and tho  surrender reflected no discredit on tho  record of British and Indian arms.  "Every cfTort has been made to re-  relieve the besieged garrison, and od-  verso elements were responsible for the  lack of success. Constant rain and  the consequent lloodB had not only impeded the advance, but had compelled  in place of a turning movement, a  direct attack upon an impossibly narrow, front.  "No praise would appear extravagant for the troops under Generals  Lake and Gorringe, and that they did  not reap the fruit of 'their courage and  dovbtion was due solely to circumstances which fought against them."  ��� o -  WHY STRIKES km CRIMINAL  The whole game of warfare Las undergone a complete revolution. Rules  whioh wero fondly cherished, even two  years ago, have been shattered ruthlessly, LcBsons are being leu > nud  every day, but the most important  lesson of all is that a modern battle  is decided in the workshop. Iho  triumphs on the field are but the outward and visible signs of what has  boen accomplished in tho mills and  factories hundreds of miles to the  rear  Tho first indication of the extraordinary manner in which ammunition  would be coiiBumed was given at the  battle of .tho Marne, when over 350,-  000 shells wero exchanged during a  day. The expenditure of the allies  alone ran up to around 180,000 shells  during tho twenty-four hours.  It was conoeded that tho Franco-  German war of 1870'oflered little reliable bais for computing the requirements of artillery, but it wsb considered possible to take the Russo-Japanese campaign as a reliable index in  this connection. But this great war  haa degenerated into n struggle which  is totally different in Vjvery respect  from anv previous struggle. ���World's  Work.  . , r> '  SECOND HAND SCANDAL    .  Fraud, graft, ond incompetency at tho  cxpence of the public should be ex.iPS  ed. Unfortunately, however, thore are  many people who hear at second hand  stories of graft and fraud and then  pass them on to others a8. proven  truths. ThiB kind of person ia always  ready to believe the worst of others.  In, ^consequence, conditions that aro  bad enough in reality are made to  appear much worse and the reputation  of the country suffers. It is little  wonder that Sir Charles Davidson expressed disgust at the whole* sorry  mess' of allegations. < Men in public life  nnd holding positions of tniBt for the  nation sometimes aro dishonest. Out  that is no reason why every public  servant should be considered a graft-  , There are too many people who  fall to' realize that others besides  themselves are honest .���Ottawa Free  Press.  " $ 18,000 per year might safely be place as the  minimum amount that will be required to meet the  allowances to which the Kelowna dependants of our  soldiers are entitled."  "The total amount RECEIVED from the Provincial Branch until the end of April was $4,712."  " Kelowna's total CONTRIBUTIONS from all  sources to date amounts to $ 1,004."  ', ��� Extract from Official Statistics  $4,712 Received  The Local Branch of the  c  di  anaaian  Patriotic  Fund  Neecfe Your Assistance  $1,004 Contributed  Are YOU making any personal sacrifice to help  this Fund along ?  Kelowna has contributed so far to the Provincial  Fund only one-fifth of the amount received from it.  Everybody is requested to assist.  An authorised representative of the Patriotic  Fund will shortly canvass your district for subscriptions, and will continue to do so periodically. Any  sum will be gratefully acknowledged.  Please be at home when the representative calls!  r PAGE SIX  KELOWNA   RECORD  THURSDAY, MAY 11th, 1916  A Photograph of  Yourself or of the  Children would be  a pleasant surprise  for the old folk.  Your  friends can buy anything  you can give them-except your  photograph  McEWAN  'Professional 'Photographer  Studio  RowclifTe  Block, next  door  to Post Office  We Buy Chickens  and Ducks  BEST PRICES PAID  Restaurant  Kelowna  I The City   Park  Abbott Street  Piano Tuning Intimation  Mr. R. McGeorge, expert   Piano  '! unci" and Regulator for Mason &  (Riscti, Limited, will be in Kelowna  during the next two weeks.  Parties requiring his services foi  1 uning, &c, will kindly leave then  orders with Crawford &-Company.  Stationers.  MASON & RISCH, Ltd.,  738 Granville St.,  25-6 Vancouver, B C  MONEY  TO  LOAN  On first mortgage at 8 per ccnt.;  two sums of 81,000 eaoh. Security  must be sound. Apply Mantle & Wilson, adjoining post  Office. 23tf  Buff Orpingtons and  White Wyandottes  The famous Barron strain of heavy egg  producers. Eggs for hatching from the  above at reasonable prices.  A. W. COOKE  P.O. Box 663, Kelowna.  lit!  SYNOPSIS OF COAL MINING  REGULATIONS  C0al mining rights of the Dominion  iu Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, tho Yukon Territory, the Northwest Territories, and in &. portion of  the Province of British Columbia, may  be leased for a term of twenty-one  years at an annual rental of ^1 an  acre. Not more than 2,500 acres  will be leased to oue applicant.  Applications for the lease must be  made by tho applicant in person to  the Agent or Sub-Agent of the district  in which tho rights applied for are  situated.  In surveyed territory, tho land must,  be described by sections, or legal subdivisions of sections, and in unsurvey-  cd territory the tract applied for  hull bo' 3tHkcd otlt by the applicant  himself.  Each application must he accompanied by a fee of $5 which will bo  refunded if the right applied for aro  not availablo, but. not otherwise. A  royalty shall be paid on the merchantable output of the mine at the rate of  five' ocnts per ton.  The person operating the mine skull  furnish the agent with sworn returns  (lccounting for the full quantity of  merchantable coal mined and pay the  royalty thereon. If tho coal mining  rights ure not being operated, such  returns shall be furnished at least once  a year.  Tho lease will includo the coal min  ing rights only, but tho lessee may  be permitted to purchase whatever  available surface lights may be considered necessary for tho working of  Ihe mint! at ihi1 rate of 010 an acre.  For full information application  should bo made to the secretary * of  the Department of tho Interior, Ottawa, or to the Agent or Sub-Agent  of Dominion lands.  W. ff. CORY  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  N. D. ���Unauthorized publication of  this advertisemrn!  will no( be paid for,  Sugar is Going Up  ALL THE TIME  CANNED FRUIT this year will consequently be mu'jh higher, but while  our present stock of Canned Fruits  last we will sell them at  15c PER CAN.  This is a Special Price.  Grapes, Red Raspberries, Apricots,  Pears, Strawberries, Blueberries, Peaches,  Lawtonberries, Plums, Black Raspberries,  and Cherries. ,  ALL AT 15c. A CAN  You well know what these goods are  worth ;  we have nothing more to say.  The McKenzie Co., Ld.  Phone 2 14 Our motto : " Quality and Service "  FUTURE oF B. C. POTATO INDUSTRY RESTS WITH FARMER  (Continued from Pag* On*.),  We have what you want in both Common and Finished  LUMBER  Doors Windows Shingles  Prices right.      Delivery prompt.      Satisfaction guaranteed.  Kelowna Saw-Mill Company, Limited  D. LLOYD-JONES - - - Managing-Director  Mr. and Mrs. tieorge P, Watt of  Montreal, motored from Vernon on  Sunday i last, registering at the Lake-  view Hotel..  Tin* Kolowna Garage and Machino nro putting in a Btook'of\epalr parts.  Works Co. havo lately been reorganiz- With their equipment, which is one  ing their business, and have soured the best in Western Canada, they wi  the services of t"vn <>\ i rt automobile be able to turn out fust-class work,  engineers from Calgary, They have and are prepared to make big efforts  also  taken up  the "Ford"  agency and to give good satisfaction to car owners  1  IS  ���Mj  Jim  1  1      i viii  -, 5$ III  ���     *   -    ���'���'  iii.i  ;>   V!':':.V  CICala<Sraa409  A general purpose corset, made in  heavy Coutil, suitable for average  to stout figures. Slightly curved at  waig*     All materials guaranteed.  C/C a la Grace 617  A new and very popular model, made in  fine French Coutil, medium bust, new  length skirt, suitable for medium to full  figures.   Fully guaranteed.    5"^��.  CfC a la Grace 369  Corset mad 9 in Coutil, for average  figure. Medium bust and newlength  skirt. Four heavy hose supporters,  and ateels that will not rust.  Made in Canada for  Maids of Canada ���  t$  a  A Special Model for  Every Figure  J1Q  especially serious to the exporter on  account of the stringent regulations in  force in many countries against its  introduction. In B. G. it is only  known to exist on a few forms on the  Lower Mainland district. Great care  should bo t-xeretsed in buying potatoes  grown in infected areas for seed, and  they should always .be disinfected.  "Common Scab and Hhizootonia are  both very common. Tnbers slightly  affected may be used for seed if no  other can be obtained, but should be  carefully disinfected.  1NTEENAL DISEASES  "Stem End Rot, or Wilt. Shows as  a dark ring under the skin when a  thin slice is cut off the stem end.  "Late blight and various Fusoriuni  rots cause discoloration and rotting of  the flesh. No treatment will render  such tubers Ot to plant.)  DISINFECTING  "As a measure of precaution against  the introduction and spread of the a-  bove diseases, seed should always be  disinfected. Use either half a pound  of 40 per cent, formaldehyde in 15  gullons of water, or one part corrosive sublimate in 1,000 parts of water  (tablets to readily make up this  strength can be purchased at any drug  store, or use one ounce of the chemical to six gallons of water). Corrosive sublimate is much the more effective, and is the only one to employ  if Hhizootonia iB present. It is, however, a deadly poison if taken internally, and care must be uued in the uuo  and disposal of it. It also cocrodeB  motals, so mix in a wooden vessel.  Souk the tubers 1$ to 2 naars. Take  out, drain, and leave to dry on a  clean disinfeoted (loir. Cut t.r c*ier*  wise handle in the u* nil way. Iv-ccls  and implements to i-jmo into cnxlnct  with the treated tubers should im disinfeoted also."  Note, if you tire ..���< loubt ilcut  anything affecting your potatoes send  samples to the Provincial Plant Pathologist, Court House, Vancouver, or  bring them to this office. Specimens  of the various diseases are kept for  illustration and any information pbs-  sible will be gladly given.  .    DIGGING AND GRADING  Extra care should be taken in dig  ring your seed plot and each 1 ill  '.ould be dug separately with it fork  ind any hills which do not produce  loavily or which peoduce too largo a  icrcentage of small tubers should be  liscarded to be sold, and only the  tills showing the best shape and the  greatest number of marketable tubers  should be kept,  Theso should be kept by themselves  away from the commercial crop, and  after following this method for a few  vcars you will realize that this sedd  plot will havo paid you many .hundredfold for the little time and attention you have^given it.  HARVESTING POTATOES,  In digging your commercial plot for  the market, be careful not to allow  the tubers to remain in the sun or  wind for any length of time after digging, but get thorn into a dark plfce  as soon as possible. The percentage  of "sun blighted and winded" potatoes sold on tho market is enormous  and the waste to the customers is  great. The growers of British Columbia can greatly increase the .consumption of potatoes in the cities by  placing only first class stock on the  markets. Grading is very essential  and growers would do well to discard  at digging time all rough, uneven,  and small stock, and when preparing  the crop for the market they should  again grade. Grading, properly done  alwnys pays.  We have mado these sugge i ti ons  very brief. We ask for your; io-  operation in this work.  R. M. WINS row,  Provinoia,  HortV.   urjst and  Inspector of Fruit Pests,  Victoria, B, C.  WANTED! !  FOB  SALE  FOB SALE.-The prettiest, homo in  Kelowna will be aoM very cheap and  on easy tonne. Apply Box "E" itemed. 26U.  FOR SALE���FEW TONS OF EARLY  While Prize Seed Potatoes.' Apply  H- B- Burtoh. IBtf  FOR SALE. - A FAST DRIVING  horse. Will exchange for heavier  horse or mare suitable for democrat.  Must be well broken for lady driver.  Will pay difference in value. Box  "L" Record 16tf  FOR SALE.���Ford motor oar in good  condition. Cheap for cash. Apply  box "H" Record Office. 20tf  SPRING WHEAT FOR SALE���Marquis brand, spring seed wheat. Apply  Newstead Ranch, or phone 3211, Kelowna. ' 20t,f.  That Graceful Contour  That graceful contour lor which modern woman strives, is made possible through the lines  of the Crompton Corset.  The very construction���the arrangement of  the steels, the height of the waist-line, the length  of the skirt, the btdy conforming fit, tends to  give graceful rounded lines.  These corsets are to-day without challenge  from any source, the standard corsets of the  world. They have by far lhe largest sale. They  are variously described by the trade as the  "standard" line, the "fool-proof" line, the  " bread-and-butter " line, the " backbone of the  department," the " line that sells itself," the " line  with the come baek again." . -      *  THOS, LA WSON, LIMITED  Phones: Office 143 ; Store 215  FOR SALE.-15,000 EXTRA LARJ3E  "Earliana" tomato plants. Will be  ready any time after May luth.  Prices on application. Apply Caurso  BroB.  oi-  Anthony  Casorso.        22-5  PENTICTON  Divisional Point on the Kettle  Valley Railway  Considerable activity, not a vacant house  in town. More railway men coming in  continually.  Have client with neat brick cottage, 24  by 26, cost $1200, together with lot on  which house stands, cost $200, mortgage  $600. Will trade equity for good second,  hand car, Ford preferred, but would take  a five-passenger model in good shape, and  not big car.  Also have and would exchange vacant  lots near lake shore, short distance from  new C.P.R. hotel and station. Correspondence solicited.   Write-  DYNES & SON  PENTICTON, B.C.  2Slf  FOR SALE-A few hives of Italian Bee.  af $12 per hive. L. Harris 6c Son, box  212, Vernon, B.C. 25-7p  FOR SALE-Second  hand   English   Bab;  Carriage.   Apply Melville, Glenmore.  25-tjp  FOR SALE-Yellow Field Seed Corn. Ap.  ply H. B. Burtch, phone 180. 25-6  FOR SALE. -THOROUGHBRED Sicilian    Buttercup eggs.    Per Bei.i.'nb'  $1.50.    Apply Mrs. R. F. Morris >��.  22tf.     .  FOR SALE.-TENT WITH FLY 10  by 12, window and screen door, in  splendid condition, 920 cash. Apply  Box "B" Record office. x  TO RENT  TO LET.���For the summer months,  Mrs. Woodmass' house at Okatugnn  Mission. Double sitting room, five  bedrooms, bathroom. Splendid lake-  shore, with wharf and boat-house.  Lawn, garden, and stables. Apply  R. L. Dalglish, Okanagan Mission.  Phone 2601. 24-5p  ��� J  1  \<jfc.  t O KciN  1   un  tobott  Street  -'������It   "*  n.C,              Ulllt  l.M.IUl  tt,   U.iee  UCU-  ���filial.  tpflO    ����������'  lie OL  v\ lUtftit  l7\i  .v.VM i bL)-uy middle or end of May,  a.iiaii turiti.ried cottage in Kelowna or  on out.itiit. of town. Must be near lake  ���vVtte, atdtlntj all particulars, to N. Loots  iljx 2UUtt, Old., Aioeita. 25.7p  sUUaIIONS vacani'  WOMAN WANTED ONE-HALF DAY  a week for washing. Apply Record  Office. .    ��� x  WAN 1 ED-Good General Servant.   Mrs.  Msclaren, corner Ethel and Harvey Ave.  25p  MISCELLANEOUS  WANTED TO EXCHANGE 160 acre  of land in Saskatchewan. Property  fenced, running water, good transportation, port plowed, fair build  ings, for small fruit farm. What of  fers.   Apply Box 254 Kelowna,    46tf  TO LET.���10 acres orchard, 10 years  old, in good condition with house,  roothouse, ajad outbtuidings. Als0 5-  roomed house to rent on Pendozi St.  with stable. Apply H. H. Millie,  Government telegraph office.       19tf.  FOR SALE OR EXCHANGE���BUTLD-  ing lot situated in the most dosir  able residential section of Point  Grey, Vonoouver. Will sell - cheap  for cosh, or exchange for stock or  farm property ia Kelowna. Apply  P.O. Box 448, Kelowna. x  FOR SALE OR EXCHANGE���ISO  acres at South Okanagan. Have a  olsar title, free from all cnoumbrttnco,  taxes paid up. Would sell cheap for  cash or exchange for aattle. Apply  P. 0. Box 251. 1-tf.  FOB HIRE.-LARGF ROOMY, I'TVE  passenger automobile at current tate.  Apply H. B, Burtoh, 'phono 180.  22tf.  WANTED-Sacond-hand Lady's Bicycle in  good condition. Must be cheap for cash  Apply p.o. box 948. 25.6  WANTED-Enilish Springer Spanial, liver  and white. State age, sex and lowest  price.   Box H, Record Office. 25-7  N0TI6E  Persons found taking wood or-cutting trees on the properties of the  South Kelowna Land C0. Ltd., or the  Kelowna Land & Orchard Co. Ltd.,  without authority will be prosecuted.  KM! W. O. BENSON, Mgr.  I   ��� 1  . m II  -J

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