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 ������Tr^Tf^'^'W"  1VOL VI.   NO. 12.  KELOWNA, BRITISH COLUMBIA, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 1914.  $130 Psv  clerk's use, aad to move .over ike  Water and Light department to the  room now used lor the Assessor's of  Hoe. Ills Finanoe oommittee were authorized to see that these change* were  mads.  ���Jderman Adams asked whether it  would be advisable for the Light and  Water oommittee to run a J-inch galvanized pipe from Ellis street In order  to give water service to the house next  mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmM ":the old English Church. An npplico-  wooden Hume which runs down Glenn | Uon ,or a watw ���������!��� had ),������ r0.  avsnus and along Rlohter street, id Mived ,rom the owner o( thig property  front of ths Presbyterian ohuroh wus and there wa, no wood pipo on hand,  ths subject of two letters of oomplawt ��� Aa tbe ela]l reported that the house  to the council at its regular meeting was without a tenant at present, it  Friday morning last.   The first,    wa��tWa, a^a^a not to mako the oonaec-  UNANIMOUS VOTE FOR i'Ali) COUNCIL���J/KOPOSAL 10 PUJiCHAdK  AUTO MUUi TRUCK  ihe   unsightly and dilapidated   old          Ihe lir>ti|  from tho seorstary of tha Board of  School Trustees, pointing out that  ths flume was in a very bad state and  there was danger of the leakage    ui-  tion before spring unless a tenant waa  secured in the meantime.  Building inspector Bigger asked for  instructions in reference to the hanginn  footing the foundation of the brick of gigae and regulations of ohinracya  high sohool building. The other was ;��� the lire limitB. He waa instructed  from the secretary of the Knox Pros- to strictly enforce the provisions ol  bytorian ohuroh, and stated a similar j the by-laws.  complaint adding that the ohuroh authorities would hold the oity responsible for any damage whioh might be  done to the ohuroh foundation.  The flume in question haa been a  thorn in the flesh of the council in  general and the Board of Works, in  particular for a long time, and in lace  of these definite complaints it was felt  that something must be done.  The clerk was therefore authorized to  write to Messrs. Bembler Paul and D,  McMillan, who it appears are the  principal users of the water carried  through this particular flume, that it  would be necessary to have the flume  placsd in first class order before it is  again ussd. otherwise the council would  take steps to have it declared a publio  nuisance, and removed.  In replying to the secretary of Knox  church, the clerk Was inatruoted to  state that the oity disclaimed all liability for damage caused, in the city  by irrigation water, and suggesting  that a written complaint about the  condition of the flume be sent to ail  the users of ths .water.  Few Polio* Court Cases  Tha chief lonwbila submitted his  report for the month of January. Tha  polios department is IvitttUtly' sharing  in ths general business quietness as  there were only 26 cases in all. and  ' these could (tally be stated as 6, as  four eases were included in one raid  on an opium joint, and nineteen in  another raid on a gambling dan. The  other three were drunks, la oonae-  quenos of the raids the fines were large  in proportion to the number oi cases,  amounting to 9191.00.  Fire Brigade Want Auto Truck  The annual report of the fire brigade  cam* up again for consideration. Ue-  fsrring to the brigade's request for an  automobile fire truck. Alderman itat-  tsnbury, who is chairman of the Fire  Committee said hs would like to get  an expression of opinion trom the  oounoil in reference to the purchase oi  suoh a truck.  Alderman Sutherland said he was  certainly in favor of purchasing a combined chemical engine and hose reel  truck, aa soon as finances permitted.  After some further discussion the  following resolution was passed: "That  the thanks of the oounoil be tendered  to the Kelowna Volunteer Fire Brigade  for their comprehensive report, covering the good work done by the brigade during the past year and the brigade bs informed of the oouncil's intention to procure full information' in  reference to an auto truok and to do  all in their power to further the efforts of the brigade."  Alderman Taylor said his attention  had been drawn to the fact that the  street lights had not been turned on  at tha time the alarm of fire was sent  jn from the Boyal Hotel on   Sunday  hut. ___���_^.1^.1^^^^__  Alderman Adams explained that the  lights were being run oh a moonlight  schedule at the time, which would probably . account for their not being  turned on.  The mayor suggested that it might  be as well if the power house staff  were instructed to turn on the street  lights for all night fire alarms, for the  assistance of ths brigade in pas ing  through the streets, with their hose  , reels. M^^^  Bylaws 149, ISO, 151 and 1IB, the  latter three referring to the proposed  change In the light, water and scavenging rates, were read a second and  third time.  Kearrahgemont of City Offices  A suggestion was made by Alderman  Sutherland retrarding the re-arrangement of the city offices, the plan proposed being: to reserve the present  council chamber kr regular and com-  gs,   and   for   the   otty  ���r fii  , The oounoil met again in special  meeting Saturday morning at 11 a.m.  Some items of correspondence were  firat taken up. including a notice from  Provincial Atpeaaor H. F. Wil-n >t, ol  Vernon, stating the provincial taxes  for the year 1914 on lots 35, 38 and  30, plan 186, amounted to SAO or 851  if paid before .Tune 30th.  A letter waa also received from the  secretary of the fire brigade, stating  that they had accepted Mr, G. A.  Fisher'a tender for an insurance policy  covering the members of the brigade,  at an annual premium of $451.  By-laws 149, 150,15l' and 152 before  referred to, were recommended and finally passed.  The ohairman of the Light nnd Water committee introduced two new bylaws. No. 153 to raise the sum of $S,-  000 to extend the electric light system, and No. 154 to raise a like sum  to extend the water worka, These were  read a first time.  Counoil to receive Salaries  -  Alderman Sutherland mode the interesting announcement that at a meet  ing of the Finanoe Committee held the  previous evening, it had Iteer: decide'  to recommend increasing the salaries  of some of the members of the staff,  and also to introduce the question ol  remuneration for members of the council. He pointed out that the question  was not being submitted by them  as a recommendation, but only to  bring the matter before the counoil  for consideration. He said it ' was  a practice which was- becoming general in many other cities, and it had  frequently been suggested by the business men of Kelowna, that the members of the oounoil were entitled to  some slight reconipepce for the time  and trouble entailed in attending oounoil and committee meetings. As it-appeared to be tho general desire there  could be no harm in taking the feeling  of the meeting on the question. Unless  however, the proposal waa unanimously approved, tho matter would be  dropped without submitting the necessary by-law.  Discussing the amount of tho remuneration, Alderman Sutherland said it  waa an established custom in the city  to pay direotors of incorporated compan  lea 35.00 for each meeting at which  they were present, and this had been  suggested as* a possible basis for the  remuneration of the council.  Alderman Copeland said he had  spoken to several business men tn the  oity, nnd they were all in favor of the  members of the oounoil receiving some  remuneration for their work and timo  devoted to the oity.  A auggestion - was mado that the  mayor, on account of the much greater  responsibility and demands upon his  time should be allowed $10 per meeting. Mayor Jones, however generously declined, stating tr.nl ha would be  perfectly satisfied to receive the same  as the rest of ihe aldermen.  The resolution was passed "That the  Mayor and Aldermen bo paid as remuneration for their services, the sum  of five dollars per council meeting, actually attended b<- such mayor or  alderman; provided however that when  the mayor or an alderman ia absent  from the oity on municipal business,  then such remuneration shall be paid  as if he were actually present; suoh  remuneration not to exceed $260 per  annum." To this was added I" that no  by-law shall be submitted for the  purpose of putting the resolution Into  effect unless the resolution shall be  unanimously passed by the oounoil."  (Continued  on Page Ten)  -so���!   Mr. H. H. Millie leaves on Saturday  m6rning for Nelson, B. C, to attend  a session of the Orangemen's Grand  Lodge.  Close Race in Record Contest  SPECIAL PERIOD CLOSES FEBRUARY 18 FOR $15.00 PRIZE  TWO WEEKS MORE FOR BIG CONTEST MISS  M. WILSON STILL HOLDS THE LEAD  ONLY  Only one week more of the special prise period. On February 18th some  fortunate candidate in The Record'! 11300 Campaign will be awarded $15.00  in Gold, having turned in the most'money for subscriptions from February  5th to February 18th, inolusive. Vbtess turned in on this special prise will  count on the regular prizoa to bo awarded at the close of the campaign.  Only two more weeks and the great campaign which has held the attention ol candidates and publio will pass into history. $1300 in prises will be  distributed among tho fortunate young ladies of Kelowna and vicinity. Every  candidate will shore in the distribution who has continued actively throughout the campaign.  The $850.00 Stanley Ployer Piano whioh ia the premier prize is on exhibition now in the Kelowna Furniture Co/a atom. In securing a Stonley  Player, The Record have taken o step in purchasing the beat grade piano  that the market produoes, a piano tha is not excelled snywhore, either lor  beauty ol tone or workmanship. The piano comes direct from the Toronto  warehouse, ond Tho Kelowna Furniture Co., extend a hearty invitation to  the candidates and their friends to call and inspect the instrument.  Are you making every hour from now until the c.ose count? The vote  standing shows a race that is extraordinary, in the fact that at leaBt nine  candidates are strictly in the runmhg for the grand prire, ThiB goes to  prove that those who win on the night of February 25th, will not hove muoh  of a lead. It may only mean the difference of a few votes between success  and failure, and there is every reason that you should utilize every opportunity at your grasp to increase your standing.  Thirty Thousand votea for a "Five Year" combination subscription. DO  IT NOW. The combination schedule affords you the opportunity for maximum amount of votes. Hove your fri-nda Buhacribe lor the Record and the  Canada Monthly lor tho same number of years and you will then be receiving full votes.  WANTED.��� The addresa of someone in Rutland, who haa not been  asked to subscribe lor the Kelowna Record oi the Canada Monthly.  Someone was heard to remark on the street one day this week, that a  nerson in Kelowna had to do one of three things, subscribe foi the Record,  take to the woods, or oomniit suicide.- HE SUBSCRIBED.  One thing ia sure���there will be mighty few people in the Kelowna district when this contest closes who do not aubsoribe to the Record.  Watch out for dark horses next week. It would not be a bit surprising  if the next standing revealed a new contender for the grand prize. "You oan  never tell"���these words wero mads famous by Bernard Shaw, and you never can tell���the contest manager con vouch   for   tho   truthfulness   of   these  words. jj,  .(,-:...,  .*r*V -    -*��' J*"-.'"*- :f' - ������-*���*-���  If MisB Byrns' name was not on the Hat,of candidates many of her com-  lietitore would rest eaBier. She certainly made rapid gains during the first  period.  Miss Wrigghjeworth, although getting a late "start is making rapid  strides, and no doubt will be in the midst of the fray before the homo  Btretch.is reached.        .  During the laat week of the big campaign the vote standing of the candidates will be announced from a slide in the Opera House at each evening  performance, and on the dosing night the results will also be made known.  In this way the contestants will be kept in touch with the standing up until the day before the closing.  The contest office will remain openuntil 8 o'olock on the evening of February 18th for convenience of the contestants. This doy marks the oloaing  of the special prize period. (15.00 in cold will be given to the oandidate  who has turned in the most money far aubscriptiona during the last two  weeks.  Who will it be)  MiBB Perry hos a Boot all picked out lor the Player Piano in hor homo,  and by the way she is working     she lias a right to "oount the chickens."  The diamond ring and gold watches aro now on exhibition In tho windows ol Mr. J. B. Knowles and Messrs Parker k Co. Call and seo thorn.  Miss Thome-son was not contented to remain at hi me to hustle aubacrip-  tions, but made a viait tu a noorby own, and "oittg by the nimber  of aubscriptiona she turned in; ahc met with great sticccaB.  'J he closing rules ol tha contest and the announcement o! judges will bo  published in next week's issue. The elos'ng r.;les provide lor a secret ballot  box, and a oommittee of judges will be appointed to audit tho returns o'  the campaign up until tho last night nnd those that are turned in at tho  close.  ONLY ONE WEEK MORE of the special period. Make evtry day count.  By the winning of this special prire you will hove the aatisfaotion ol knowing you havo made n material gain, and be in good position lor tho final  dash. HUSTLE, HUSTLE, HUSTLE.  VOTE STANDING  Tho following represents the comparative vote   standing of   the rospooiivo  oandidated, oast up until Wednesday even'ng.    Tho    votes    represent     tho  entire strength.  Miss M. Wilson   566,750  Mrs. B. Pettigrew  580,250  Mies J; Fleming  568,500  Miss Byrns   .'.. 554,750  Miss D., Perry   ,'.  550,500  Miss M. French  ,'  547,500  Miss 0. Wrigglesworth  545,750  Miss Thompson     544,000  Mrs. Urquhart  510,500  Misa Berord    637,750  MiBS Raymer   506,400  Rutland News  (Frees, ear sirs Corraooadant.  The public masting called by  growers of Rutland -was very  'attended. Mr. MoMillon occupied  chair. After Mr. Francis had stated  the cose from the growers' point of  view, Mr. Robertson undertook to explain aome points which were not olear-  'ly understood, but very little new information was brought out. A general  discussion followed, in which the feeling was expressed that the expenses of  I both the Central and locals were far  too greet, and it was felt that none  [but growers should be elected as . direotors, as any other person would not  be so vitally .interested in the practice  of economy, but apart from a vote of  thanks to Mr. Robertson for his presence at the meeting, nothing of a decided nature was agreed upon.  To Bay that sleigh bells have a fascination for the youngsters alone is  not stating the truth, the whole truth  and nothing but the truth! for when  the members of the Methodist Ladies'  Aid Society met at the store on Tuesday evening and climbed into Horry  Elder's horseless sleigh and Jack Flein-  ing'a joy wngon, and enjoyed a moonlight ride all the long long, way to  Homuth's and book to Mrs. Fleming's  for supper, no one within o mile of the  route oould help but realize the foot  that the Indies wero enjoying themselves. When the automobile breaks  down five miles from home, one comes  to the conclusion that the nimble and  slighted quadruped, is not a bad means  of locomotion after all,  A jolly supper party met last evening at "Cosy. Corners" the home of  Mrs. John Brown, and enjoyed that  lady's well known Hospitality. The  evening passed all too rapidly with  gnmes, conversation and old time recollections.   0   REPORT ON EDUCATION  kj. measures against bo-  %e disease endorsed  No^S��^nth>n  ���^���-. . -_���:.  The work of tile provincial government in the eradication of bovine tuberculosis in ths province was heartily  endorsee! by the dairymen of the conn-  try, at tba recent annual convention,  held at Chilliwack.  According to Mr. W. T. MoDonald,  livestock commissioner, the convention  was unanimous in Hs opinion that the  work should be continued. The department of the provincial government hav  ing charge of this branch of work was  highly complimented upon the results  already attained, ond on all sides expressions of sympathy in the undertaking were forthcoming.  Naturally the question of compensation come under discussion, and on  this point Mr. MoDonald states thot  the dairymen expressed the view that  a larger measure of compensation  should be given them. Opinion upon  this point was not unanimous, however, some of the dairymen asking for  more, while others argued that the  government was already paying an  adequate sum-  Ultimately the oollective view ol the  convention expressed itself in the form  of a resolution to the effect that the  government be asked to continue its  work in connection with the eradication of bovine tuberculosis, but thot  the amount of compensation be raised  from a hall to two-thirds, and that  the maximum valuation be increased  to $160 in the case of grades, and to  $250 in the case of purebreds.  Drastio -changes in the educational  system ot British Columbia that' ore  'intended to supply a suitable training  in after life for every boy and girl in  tho province ore recommended in the  report of Mr. G. H. Dean, assistant  'superintendent ol education, which will  be submitted to the legislature by the  Minister of Education in the course of  few days.  The report, which is the result of  Mr. Dean's investigations in tha schools  of Canada, United States, England,  Scotland, Ireland, France, Germany  ond Switzerland, is an exhaustive onw,  the recommendntions being divided into two main divisions dealing with the  training in elementary schools ond  that of secondary schools.  AIR SERVICE FOR MILLIONAIRES  According to plana outlined at the  dinner of the Aero Club of Chioago, a  hydro-aeroplane suburban line between Chiosco and Lake Forest will  furnish transportation for the wealthy  residents of towns on the north shore,  where stations wHl be built next summer. Two flying boats will be put  into service by the new transportation  oompony whioh hos been named "The  Thompson Wiggins Company."  TUNNEL UNDER MERSEY  A tunnel scheme for the construction  of o tramway under the Mersey from  the Centre of Liverpool to the Choi-  hire side of the river wos brought before tho Liverpool City Counoil recently. The tunnel would be two ond  o half miles in lengtfi and the cost of  the undertaking about $15,000,000. A  roadway would also bo provided for  other traffic The author of the scheme  is Mr. 0. W. Mellins, the general manager of the corporation tramway*,  THIS AFTERNOON'S HOCKEY  The hockey match thia afternoon between tho local team and Summerland  took plaoe early in order that the visitors might return home on the afternoon bost. The result was a draw, aa  neither team registered a aingto tolly,  the heavy condition of the ice being  probably the cause, making it impossible for the players to carry the puck.  Dr. Raymond Petit asserts that  the blood el a healthy horse,  heated to fifty-six degrees, centigrade, insures tbe herding of all sorts  of wounds. Applied to the surface of  a wound, the serum, he says, stimulates the phagocytes of the blood to  suoh a degree that thoy destroy all  microbes, and the wound heals very  rapidly.  FORTY CLERGYMEN AID IN CONSTRUCTION OF CHURCH  Clergymen of various denominations Bought in some way to aid "'Billy"  Sunday, the famous revivalist, during his .visit to Soranton, Pa., and finally  concluded to build the Billy Sunday Tabernoohs. Money wos not ony too  plentiful, however, and the result was determination oa the part of the ministers to build the Tabernoole themselves. The photograph shows some of  the forty clergymen of different denominations during a moment of rest,  "Billy" Sunda<- who waa once as great a baseball player as he Is vow  a preacher, will hove to divide public space with no less a personage than  BilHoid Boll" Jaok Rose, the notorious informer who 'was set free as a  result ot his testifying against former Police Lieut. Chaa. Becker and the  Gunmen. Jack Rose recently turned Evangelist and delivered his first lecture laat week and.though he lacked the oratorical 'finish' he made up for  it in awasetnets.  "V  !!J  ' ���'������*-���* ^:>j,,*i:t.^.*a,J..-.v.>_L  ^j^a ����#����#�������������� ��f ����� ** ���������#��  *�� ' M  ���* PROFESSIONAL AND *��  m BUSINESS CARDS ��*  ���* ��� �����  ������  M  �����   ����� *���  ������  ����   ��*   ��#�������������  BURNE & TEMPLE  Solicitors,  Notaries Public,  Conveyancers, etc.  KELOWNA, :: B.C.  R. B. KERR  Barrister  and Solicitor,  Notary Public.  KELOWNA, ::  B.C  WEDDELL & GRIBBLE  BARRISTER, SOLICITORS, and  NOTARIES PUBLIC  9, Wlllit'a Blocb   -   Kelowna, B.C.  P. EDMUND CORBY  Architect  Hewetson Block, Kelowna    ���   'Phone 206  P.O. Box, 509  C. Harvey. B.A.. Sc., C.E., D.L.S., B.C.L.S.,  CHARLES   HARVEY,  CIVIL  ENGINEER  and   LAND  SURVEYOR.  Kelowna,   B. C.  Phone 147. P.O. Box 231  PIANOFORTE  MR.  HAROLD  TOD  BOYD  bj.hibitione,; Royal College  of   Mulic, and lately  win, Kenaruk Hyi\e, Mui, Doc., Orsinilt of ihi  idrislc ryne, THui.  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VETERINARY SURGEON  (Cradualr McCill Univaraily)  Residence :   GLENN AVENUE  Messages  may   be  left  at  the  office  of  Messrs. Kattenbury 8c Williams  The step taken by the city council  last Saturday in dcoiding to grant  themselves a small salary for their  services to tho city, will no doubt  come us"u surprise to the genoral public, although the matter has been freely discussed in business circles for a  long time.. We believe, however, at the  same time that there are few citizens  but what will hoartily endorse their  aotion.  Only thoBe who aro in close touch  with the council and the activities ol  the various committees huve any idea  to what proportions the work which  is thrown upon the local fathers has  grown during the past few years. Tho  arious publio utilities which the oity  now owns, and which up to the present has been run bo successfully, eaoh  involves a burden ol detail work  which almost amounts to that of a  private business.  Take the Water and Light departments for instance, which is constant-1  ly expanding to meet the growing necessities of tho city. It is safe to say  that thia one department entails as  muoh work us was included in the entire oity business a few years ago.  The great area now covered by the  city streets makes the board of works  one of the most important committees  of the council and when street work  is in full swing that department i��  kept almost constantly engaged laying  out and .personally seeing to the  carrying out af the work.  With the installation of the  sewerage system the work of the  Health and Sewerage oommittee has  increased enormously. An so on all  the way round. Moreover the very  development of these throws a vastly  increased responsibility upon the iin-  ^ance oommittee.  it will thus be realized that the actual attending of regular weekly meetings is only a very small part of the  of the council's duties, and it is this  fact whioh 1b making it increasingly  hard to find competent men who will  undertake the work. The day has gone  by when ,tho mero honor ol the title of  alderman is sufficient to tempt the beet  men, and it ia altogether too severe, a  strain upon a man's publio spirit.  To suggent that the paltry sum ol  $6 per weuk will repay the aldermen  not to mention the mayor, who has  generously declined to take higher  pay than the rest, lor their trouble  would, ol course be absurd, but it will  at least,be some small recognition of  their sr.crilico in the publio interest,  Mr. W. H. PARKER, A. R.C.0.  (Aaaod.tr Royal Col!... nf Orgsniata  London, Holland)  Onanist of St. Michael  & All Angels'  Church, recaivea Pupil, for  Organ, Pianoforte, Violin, Singing,  Theory, &c.  at his own or pupils' residence.  Special attention to children  P.O. Bos 641.  Addr.  Telephone 121)  > Abbott Street   __ |  CHINESE CONTRACTOR  MEE WAH LUNG CO.  CMneee Merchant, and Employmenl'OSc  C������HS^! !I2 'SH ""���"���ken  seneraclory work goersaterd  EM AVENUE  B��w.rnAM>oH"*W��rrSlrrel.  Near Abhott Street Bridie  WcU,  raiitipi  CORRESPONDENCE  Editor Kelowna aftecord.���  Vancouver, B. 0. Feb. 4th,  Dear Sir.���It is with a great deal of  pleasure that I have perused your valuable paper (of the laart two editions,  especially) regarding Kelowna and ita  Canada apparently has been at a  standstill. First of all1 I want to con  gratulate the people of Kelowna on  having such a council aa the 1913 one  ���the best to my mind that ever guid-  od the affairs of the city ainoe its incorporation. Especially should I men'  tion 'the name of Alderman Sutherland  a man that has given more time to  council affairs than any other alderman. True, they have aU done nobly  but Alderman Sutherland hat? been  largely responsible for the clean out,  far-sighted methods of -the counoil and  you might have seen him many an  evening after eleven o'clock walking  alone to his residence on ihe beach, after long hours, spent on city business.  Kelowna owes much to Alderman Sutherland. And then we might mention  my friend, Mayor .lones, who has been  a resident for muny years and has  always taken a keen interest in the  development of the city, aud it was  fully demonstrated at the last eleetion  by the people when he was returned  for the third year by acclamation, and  as mayor of Kelowna that Mayor  Jones can be counted on when any  question is at issue for the betterment  of the city. In any great moral issue  you know where to find him. We might  enumerate others, but anace will not  permit.   They have all done welK  Regarding the development of 1913  in Kelowna it is truly remarkable, and  reading your building inspector's report, the figures are phenomenal. The  new school is one ot the great assets  to the city nnd is a decided advance  in "providing modern means to educate  he child in every detail to fit them  or life's work.  I am delighted to find our Vancou-  er papers bringing before the publio  he Okanagan and its enterprises, and  we Kelownaites in Vancouver are anx-  ously waiting for that short rail route  o be completed, when we shall be able  o procure Kelowna apples at reasonable prices, and the promoters of  'Made in B. 0." in which they are  rying to educate the people here  might also add "'Grown, in B. ,C" for  it is a rare thing in the district where  ) am living to see fruit of any des-  ription from your vallwy. I see "We*  natchee" written on everything. 1 have  failed to see or taste a can of Kelowna tomatoes.  1 believe the fruit growers have done  a wise thing when they organized. 1\  must result in .good for the fruit  grower. We believe Pat Burns hit the  nail on the head when he stated a few  days ago that to bring down the cost  of living we must get back to the band  ,nd grow something. Just think, a  cw days ago of one company paying  )ut $30,000 duty on one shipment of  butter! Let our farmers, in the Okanagan and   elsewhere raise our    dairy  roduce, pork and beef and you  have  he difficulty solved.  Thanking you for this space and con-  inued success for Kelowna and    district, j J  A. S. COX.  ,'   -7-0 T*4  SUGGESTION THAT GOVi^MEET  I     TAKE OVER C. N. B.  The-Ottawa Free ftess saysi "It is  reported on good authority that the  application of the. Canadian Northern  .Railway 'for financial aid is ia the  hands of the government, or at least  has been placed with some of the ministers. It is said that the road is  pressing lor a oash .subsidy af $26,000,-  000 or a. loan of ���46,000,000.  "The irovenunent'ltas not agreed to,  the demand, and it will not be surprising to see a solution of the difficulty through the railway passing to  the ownership ol the government.  "This was suggested on the part of  some of the provinces last aummer. but  was Bcoutral by Meokenzie & Mann.  However, strenuous financing haa been  having; an olioct. There would have to  be a ireorgamization of 'he system before tbe government could easily take  It oviir,  "The bridges, the right of way, the  rolling. atook and all the other factors  moludiaig terminals, would havs to be  I put Tender the direotkai of one company before tho government would be  ���able ter take the1, enterprise over."  (Tho above letter from Mr. A. 3, Ua��  ono time alderman of Kelowna,    and  now resident    of Vancouver, will ' hi  ead with interest no doubt by   many  people in Kelowna.   It   is   a eo-iaci-  Henoe perhapa that he should bs    SO  mphatlc In his advice to farmers    of  he valley to adopt more mixed farm-  ng    methods,,   thereby   ondj.'-��i"i tie  emarks of Superintendent Maokay, of  tho C.P.R.,    who in the course of   a  conversation with the editor the other  night laid   particular stress on    this  yery question.   It is an excellent thing  o specialize on fruit-growing in a district where fruit grows so well, but It  Would be atill better policy to _,, book  this   up  with   an out-put  of  general  arm produce, and avoid the necessity  of the tremendous inportations of foreign food* stuffs, which are at   prewnt  brought into B. C.-Ed.)  FOX FARMING IN YUKON  The enthusiasm concerning the fox  catching and farming hi the Yukon  haa materially waned during the past  few weeks owing to the fans' that tbe  price of foxes has decreased nearly 50  per cent since last summer and that  hundreds of foxes held in captivity  have died from some unknown ��� "vuse.  Many of these foxes were black, and  in some oases, as high as $1,500 to  $2,000 had been paid for them. One  dealer, who it ia said, could have sold  his stock of foxes in July for 165,000  sold two weeks ago for less than $35,-  OOU, the latter price being, to some extent, due to the decline in prices, but  also, to the fact that many of Ihe  animals had died in the meantime.  One young black fos, for which $1,600  had been paid, died five days after  being placed in the corral.  Owing ta the decline in prioe, fully  150 young foxes, all of the red variety  held in captivity in southern Yukon,  have been turned out to return to  their native haunts in the wilds. Previous to sickness developing among  foxes in captivity here, upwards of 200  young ones Had been snipped from  White Horse alone, to fox ranches in  iN'ew Brunswick, Prince Edward Island,  and to dealers near Boston, Mass. At  present there are not over 50 held in  this locality.  A number are experimenting with  mink farming, but greet difficulty is  experienced in kee;iin^ them, wire corrals offering little resistance when they  seek their freedom.  Owners of black and silver gray foxes are not discouraged over the slump  in prices, but contend that they will  be more valuable than ever within a  few months.  BARBED WIRE  Moat of us know barbed wire, some  have sworn at it, some have sat on  it, or become entangled when trying to  get through a fence of it, and then-  well, just sworn some more. The inventor, we are told, however, is still  blessing it. It is said to have been  the luckiest invention in history. We  do not know for a certainty just what  was the origin of barbed wire, but  have juat read thia account, and it  looks plausible:  "It oamo about by accident. The inventor of barbed wire, having a neighbor whose piga trespassed on his garden, he put up one day a fence of his  own make. This fence had barbs and  points on it; it was queer and ugly-  hut it kept out the j i���. It was a  real barbed wire fence���the first in the  world��� and there was millions ol money in it; but the young owner nnd  his friends laughed at its freak appearance. One day two strangers saw  this fenoe, tierceived now well it kept  out th > riffs, realized how cheap it was  ���realized, in a word, its value��� and  ordered several tons of it. Furthermore  they contracted to sell for a term of  years all tho barbed wire he eo ild  produce. He borrowed $1,000, nnd  set up a little factory. A few years  later on he had paid haok that lo in.  and was worth a small matter ol $15,-  000,000 besides.  PROVINCIAL HEALTH OFFICEll  RETIRING  The early retirement from his official office of Dr. Fagan, provincial  health officer and secretary ol the provincial Teard of health, ia expected according to advices from Victoria. Dr.'  Fagan has been in the service of thu  province for fourteen years. For the  past year or two he has been in very  poor health and has finally decided to  retire.  Literally ground to pieces under the  wheels oS a train, thought to have  been an eaatbound freight, fragments  of tbe body of an unidentified man  were discovered scattered about in the  C.P.R. yards at Spenoes Bridge lost  rtt The man was apparently about  40 years of. age, and waa supposed to  have been "riding the' rods" on a  freight train whioh passed through the  station earlier in the evening. 'Tho  body waa dragged 400 feet. The provincial police took charge ol the remains  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 1914 ,/  NO INTENTION TO REDUCE THE  EXPRESS RATES  Officials of    both the Canadian and  Dominion   Express    Companies   state  .that they certainly bavo no intention  of taking the initiative in reducing the  atos as the result of tho inauguration  of the new parcels post system.   They  ay the railway commission     already  has cut the rates to the lowest limits  or profitable operation. On behalf   ol  he Ahierioan Express Company it was  ointed out that it had complied since  February with tho order of the  Interstate commerce commission and   made  I a reduothVn of- 25 por cent In its parcel  rate coming from the   United States  into Canada.  Local Census Shows Startling  Increase in Ketowna's PopulatioB  IN TWO AND A HALF YEARS SINCE THE GOVERNMENT CENSUS INCREASE IS SIXTY-EIGHT PER CENT���^-POPULATION  NOW OVER THREE THOUSAND  The census of the city taken last  Friday morning by the scholars, headed by the school, revealed many interesting facts, chief amongst which was  the stinking increase of population  since the last census in 1911. Then the  returns showed a ropulntion of 1663.  f.ast Friday a total of 3037 Was coun-  ed, representing an increase of 68 per  cent. In the tabulated returns given  below the subdivisions of Woodlawn,  Bankhead, and Lakeview are given  separately. These subdivisions although actually adjoining tho city and  to all intents and purposes, a part  ol it; being served by the city's water  and light systems, and with streets  that are merely continuations of city  streets, ore not within the legal limits.  The original purpose of the census  was to secure a complete estimate of  children who would have to be provided for in the schools in the near future, and therefore the numbers of  children of different ages are' shown  separately. It was decided that with  very little more -trouble a complete  census ol the city could be taken. The  following are the figures obtained.  City  Proper  Children under one year   64    Children between one and two years.  64   7  Children between two and three years......... 48   8  Children between three and four years  58   9  Children between lour and live yeara........ 55  10  ���Children between five and six years  70  9  Children between six and fourteen      381   41  AduKs ...;  '  2065  168  Woodlawn  Bankhead  Lakeview  Subdivisions  ..      6      2794  243  Total population ....  Total  70  61  53  67  64  79  423  2221  3037  TRis big inorease wilt no doubt be aUare still coming,  surprise to many when reduced to coldl    OUTGROWING THE SCHOOLS  iguros, although taking into account' In 1911, at the time of the,last oen-  he remarkable building activity of the bus there was an average attendance  last year or two it is not to be Won- at the schools of 172, now the average  dered at. Last year too, these was a attendance is ' 374, and the teaching  very noticeable inflax of settlers into staff- has grown from 5 to 13. Further  Kelowna, not only from the prairies, than that, according to the statistics  and the old country, but also from just obtained, there are 79 more chil-  other parts of British Columbia. The dren between five and six years who  prospect of the early linking up ol will be of school age at the beginning  Kelowna with two il not three of the of the September term, and .will have  principal railway systems, the great to be accommodated. Including the  natural advantages in the way of new public school which has just been  pleasant location and agreeable eli- opened, there are twenty class rooms  mate (which are not always given the in all the three school buildings.     It  redit they deserve in bringing people is estimated by the timo school starts  here), combined with the active   cam- again in September, nineteen of these  inign of publicity conducted by the will be filled, and the teaching stal  Board of Trade, gave Kelowna the re- further increased. It will easily be seen  putation it enjoys at the present time that taking only the natural inorease  of. being one of the most promising ol scholars it will only be a very short  towns of tho west and as a result peo- timo before more school buildings will  pie flocked in from all quarters,    and be necessary.  t   '?   fl *     "  RELIGIOUS  STATISTICS  While the census was being taken it following figures show the distribution"  as an easy   matter to obtain other        , ,,,,..,  tatistics which will no doubt be  use- <* tho VM10U8 T^m" denominations  nil and interesting in many ways. The of the oity;  City  Subdivisions        Total  80     68      ������ '��  ��������� ������  37          4         768     788   m  Baptists     180 ..'...;...      307    .178       8           81  amongst the "no   religion stated," are included  and osjier foreigners.  the Chinamen,     731  Japanese  Chinese ...  Japanese  Others    Total Forei-ners  FOREIGN POPULATION  37  16  4  407  30  398  31  98  437  DWELLING HOUSES, ETC.  CEMENT MILLS BEING 0LOSKD  It la announced by the Canada Cement Company that, owing to the  dullness of business, they have decried  to dose down four of their plsnts for  the balance of the year 1914, or until  further notice. The plants alfe ted  are those at Marlbank, Ont., LakelioM  Ont., Shallow Lake, Ont., and Calgary, Alt*. v        .  BLOCK PARTY  At the Roller Rink  Wednesday Night, Feb. 18th  Regular Skating Session, 6 till 10.30  Houses  Shacks  Tents  ..  Total  469      47      B16  91     : 11    ' 102  68 ..,        74  638  64  In conducting tha census every possible care was taken to avoid duphoa-  ion. The city was divided into about  wenty districts and every house was  .iiited the same day. Thus the.fiirures  ore as near correct as it is possible to  get them. The only chance' ot error, in  fact was amongst the Chinese and foreigners, a few ol whom may have been  nissed, and one or two peculiar people  Who refused to give the information  asked. In these latter cases the number in the house was put down to tiie  minimum of two.  In eaoh district four of the pupils wars  placed with a captain over each. East  ol Richter street the enumeration was  upervtsed by the principal of the high  school, Mr, L. V. Rogers, who also  took personally the business blooke in  town.  Mr, A, R. Lord took oharge ot the  work west of Riohter street, and also  undertook the difficult .task ol counting the Chinamen, In this hs had the  assistance ol two Iriendly celestieDa,  and by the help ol a certain amount  of strategy succeeded in getting an approximately correct result. Tha conditions in Chinatown, are not favorable  fer census taking'. In one cast It was  found that 85 persona were erowded  into one house as boarders, and some  40 or ISO in another.  Th# sohool principal* and icholars  are to bo congratulated upon tht success ol the undertaking, which will furnish useful data lor many purposes,  and certainly guard against any surprises in ths way ot demands lor new  school premises. \  A very serious fire broke out Saturday last in the King Edward Hotel,  Banff, Alta. The hotel and several  smaller buildings were destroyed. Ow-  ng tb the freezing of tho water mains,  the whole (own was threatened for a  time, but those were thawed out and  the situation got under control.  Viscount Kitchener, British Agent  sad Consul-General In Egypt, jiait  a Bight in an aeroplane a few lays  ago. He was, taken up by tha French  aviator Olivier. When asked to describe his impressions of the trip the  stern soldier refused to say more than  "It's a splsndld gams." HP  TKblMUtt,. fMRUARY 12, 1��M  ���^jstioto-  KBtOrVSA &ECQMB  WEEK END.  Suit Specials  To elesn up the Fell  Stock I am offering  some real bargains in  Men'aSuits. Remember, there is no .old  stock in the whole  lot. These ere mostly in weights suitsble  for all seasons.  JUST A FEW PRICES  Reg.  $12.50  $14.00  $18.50  $23.00  Special  $9.50  $10.00  $13.50  $15.00  All suits not specially  marked  subject   to ,  20 p. e.  Discount  ^ Great Coats  ��� It will pay you ��� to  buy now at this price  You will need it for <���  some time yet. Make  a good investment  for next fell  H. F. HICKS  Pioneer Cssh Store  WILLITS' BLOCK      KELOWNA  Lctfe  C abbages  Now Ready  H. LYSONS  Kelowna.  Greenhouse.  ,SWWWVWWANWWVW^e/WW  P.O. Box 12  E.ENGLAND  BUILDER A CONTRACTOR  ) Plans,  Specifications   and   Estimates  Furnished  BAPTIST YOUNG PEOPLE'S  SOCIETY  The meeting oi the Baptist Young  People's Society took a literary turn  on Monday when ��� paper on Charles  Dickens was read by Mrs. J. B. Knowles, who gave her hearers a good insight into the lite of the great author,  whose stories have a warns, place in  the hearts of thousands of men and,  women and will find an echo in the  years to coma. Many people have  read and been delighted with the work  ol this most versatile of authors, but  not so many knows anything of his  lite. Born. 103 years ago in England,  in a house which was afterwards used  as a museum, Charles Dickens was very  early recognized to bs a prodigy and  was often made to sit in an arm chair  and warble popular ballads and even  tell stories lor Us father's fellow  clerks in the navy department. It is  in David Copperfield that Dickens  describes the early surroundings of his  childhood. The great novelist had  no easy row to ho* in his early days,  and Mrs. Knowles described these experiences. His father became bank'  rupt and was put into prison for  debt, but the two years of hardship  whioh this entailed, she pointed out,  were really of supreme importance to  the growth of the novelist. Eeoollec-  tions of the streets, prison and other  environments supplied him with a store  ot literary material upon whioh he  drew through all the years of his best  activity, but the bitterness of such  an experience was not sufficiently prolonged to sour him.  It is common knowledge that Dickens was a parliamentary reporter in  early life, and Mrs. Knowles told how  he strenuously set himsell to make  himself efficient for this other work of  a like nature. But this could not keep  down the wonderful gifts of storytelling which he possessed, and starting with "Sketches, of Boz" illustrative  of everyday lite and,every day people,  he produced that series of novels which  were the wonder of the nineteenth century. It was interesting to learn  that one critic at the beginning of tho  great novelist's career stated that  Diokens had risen like a rocket and  would go down like a stick.  The famous writer's visits to the  United States, his great reception  there. The way he offended the people  of that country were related, as was  also the way Queen Victoria received  him. He could have attained to great  honor and refused the offer of a title  from the Queen.   He died in 1870 and  NO CLEMENCY FOR  THE  IMPRISONED STRIKERS  The Minister of Justice at Ottawa  has refused to extend clemency at tha  present time to the miners undergoing  imprisonment tor participating la the  recent troubles in the mining districts  of Vancouver Island.  Ths annouocement was contained in  message received   Friday   morning  Annual Meeting of  Liberal Awociation ^ >***-���  ation, the '&A*. said ths man who  ��f land and built    a  agricultural peo-  _______ "��W *�������� tstxed  hard and treated altogether very dttSer-  VISIT OF PBOVINCIAL OBOANIZEB:Bnt to the l.snd lypeoulatog  Mr. L. V. Rogers followed, ani  de-  ^^^^^^^^^^^^ Hvered one of   .hie curtornary rousing  speeches.   His pungent remarks  punctuated with repeated applause.  Ths president of the association, Mr,  _ Geo. McKensie, who presided, remarked  from the Under-Secretary of Stat*   at *"* ���* 0tt*w* *"!m��?*?^'T ��-t out of   1036 voters in Kelowna  rled at an enthusiastic meeting of Ke- \tium ^^  p^My 600 liberals. Ttsy  A vote of epprtoiatioa of Ms. Brewster's policy, ant) pledging their support to   the Provincial   and Federal  Ottawa, and follows the forwarding ot  inn,   auu  hhw".   ,��)   lumaiwu.  w* BSHIie^aSSlBSatSasaSlBSlSBSBlSBI  petition   from ths families ol (he|lo�����1>b����1�� lMt "of^ ���**?**���  the      ____________  imprisoned miners which was presented  tb Sir Richard MoBride on the opening  day of the present session of parliament.  Memorials were also sent during last  month to the minister ot justice from  the trades unions and from labor organisations all over thi* country, while  cables were forwarded to Hie Majesty  King George and to the Home Secretary in the Imperial parliament.  When the deputation of mothera and  wives ot imprisoned miners waited on  the Premier, Sir Richard MoBride  pointed out that it was outside. the  province ol his government to recommend that the royal clemency should  be extended, as this clemency could  only be applied through the national  government at Ottawa, by the Governor-General, who would consult In ths  matter with .the Minister of Justice.  He promised, however, at that time  to forward an account, of the meeting  to Ottawa, telling the Minister of Justice of the representations made to him  hie body lies in the poet's corner  Westminster Abbey.  Tbe occasion was tbe Annual meeting of the Kelowna liberal association  which was addressed by Mr. H. Guy  Rawlins of the Organizing Committee  oi the Provincial liberal Association.  Mr. Rawlins spoke at' length on consistent enrollment. "Flay the social  end of the game" he said, "like ths  Conservatives, and turn up at meetings even tor a smoke it you have  nothing special to discuss.  tion, Mr. F. R. E. DeHart  The hope waa expressed at the meeting that Mr. Brewster and Mr, McDonald would visit Kelowna at an early  date. An important decision arrived  at at last week's meeting was that  steps be immediately taken to form a  Young Liberal Party in Kelowna.  The speaker was bringing out his |pridhem; President District Assoeia-  point that if was not sufficient lor a1  Liberal io. merely be on the membership roll'; what was wanted was that  each member would pledge himself to  attend the meetings of the Association  and thus do away with hopeless apathy. The great difficulty was the lack  of enthusiasm; there was too much  danger in allowing thinga to sink into oblivion'.  The great blemish on the McBride-  Bowser administration, said the speaker, was their land policy. It had been  shown from the records of the land office that from January 1st, 1908 to  December 31st, 1010 that one million,  two hundred and eighty-lour thousand,  seven hundred and twenty acres of the  j finest land in the province pissed in-  Mrs. Knowles said that in letter 'to the hands of speculative concerns,  writing alone Charles Dickens did a or individuals who had plenty '.ol mon-  life's work, for suoh desorip- ey. Again the average holding ol each  tions and points ot fine questioning op speculative concern, or individual, was  peared in no other private letters giv- eleven lo twelve thousand acres. From  en to the oubKc. Dickens did for the 1905 to 1912 four and three-quarter  English speaking race what Burns had millions of acres of land went Into  done for Scotland. Speaking of his the handB of speculators���Invariably  books, the speaker expressed the opiiv j lands adjacent to railways; and this  ion that they were never likely to be- was notwithstanding .the law that had  come classics, but their pride in Urn jbeen passed that no man should hold  as a man and a representative author .more than 640 Acres ol crown rands.  ot his age had been steadily mounting , But the worst dl it was that the  As regard excellence, it waa plain government t-iday had not Collected  that Diokens labored under the dlsed- .the money that Was due On the sale  vantage bt writing in the least disci-'of those lands. Sir Richard MoBride  plinsd of literary periods. But'In spite had himself stated that thirteen mill-  of this detect hos work Was more and ion dollars was due the treasury on  more instrlctively felt to be true, ori- account of land sales, and the govern-  ginal and ennobling, v . merit had issued treasury notes to the  During the evening, solos were   ren- extent of one and a half million dol-  dered by   Miss D. Evans and Mr.   F. lars to go on with.  Pedlar. Turning to the question of land tax-  were certainly going ahead and would  "get there with bells on."  The election of officers tor the ensuing year resulted as follows: Hon. President, Mr. H. C. Brewster; President,  Mr. Geo. MoKeniie; First Vice-President, Mr. L. V, Rogers; Second Vice-  President, Mr. R.' Storey; Seo.-Treas.,  W. R. Trenoh; Executive, Messrs Calder, Conlin, Kirkby, Smith, Rattan-  bury, Davies, A. M. Dalgleish, D. W.  Sutherland, A. MeQnarrie and   'J. L,  B.C. MAY TAKE IN THE YUKON  The Ottawa Citizen says:  "The province of British Columbia  is understood to be applying for the  control ot the Yukon territory, a step  long contemplated. No confirmation  of the report is obtainable here, but  the province is said to be anxious to  annex the territory, the administration of which by the Dominion involves a financial loss.  "United States railway interests are  reported to be,waiting for the absorption of the Yukon by British Columbia  before proceeding with plans for an all-  rail access to Alaska."  The annexation ol the Yukon to  British Columbia is without a doubt  regarded as a live issue at Victoria  Premier MoBride, however, stated in  The Daily Province a few days ago  that he hod, so far, taken no official  action in the matter.  "Am I required to exchange wedding  gifts in the department from which  they were purchased?"  "Not at all," said the floor walker.  "Thank you. I would like ta ex  change a rose-jar tor a frying pan."  1 ��mmmmmmmmmtt>im*  WGJPIifW  is tb* ttaaw is fcs** Oat  ��__s__l_. fl_____v_J  j wwwiy nvpjMs���-1*  Hive your Clock flifl into  food 4*p*mtA1mH>jout  Watch looked after  and ssads to keep acciret*  tims. Weanbaadquarlars  for first-class work  All Work Absolutely Guaranteed  W.MParkerlCo.  THEQU/UJTYfnraUM  Crowlsy Week KsfevM.ft��.  Telaplasas 170  R. W. BUTLER  BUILDER fc COOTrtACTOIt  Eatirassai Uralshed oa all tlsstripnons  of wood wont  Plans sad Spedfiodloas prepares! 1st  town and country ressdeisee*  THREE HOUSES FOR SALE  OR RENT, sll fitted with bath rooms,  W.C.bot water, tic  P.O. Box l��  Mrs. M. E. Farrell  FASHIONABLE  DRESSMAKER  Ellis Street KELOWNA, B.C.  Evening Gowns a Specialty  Fall Suit* and Coata  And is new ready lo take orders  (or  made-to-measure garments for tin Crown  TsiloriagCo.  KELOWNA     :     EC  RICHMOND'S  Clearance  Hundreds ARE  advantage of this  great Money-Saving Opportunity  Merchandise  AWAY BELOW ITS VALUE  Men's Clothing & Furnishing, Boots & Shoes  are Going Fast at our Deep Cut Prices to Clear  Bargai)  IN  Department  Richmond's Cash Stare -  L  i___��iJiiiiil____i___)Hij___^l ���~w  EStOWKA   RECORD  Kelowna Land & Orchard Co.  LIMITED  Nursery Stock for  Spring Planting  (One year budded on imported French seedlings, three-year  roots)  APPLES  Northern Spy Wineoap Newtown Pippin  Mcintosh     Deliciju*     Spitzenberg     Wealthy  Jonathan     King David    Grimes Golden  And other varieties  CRAB APPLES  PEARS  Flemiah Beauty Bartlett Du Cornice  PLUMS  Bradshaw       Italian Prunes  CHERRIES  Olivette       English Morello  Orders for Spring Planting should be in by January  31st, 1914  Our  Stock has  Won   Its Own  Reputation  Price List on Application  OFFICES :  Belgo-Canadian Building.   'Phone 5  P.O. Box 274  Pruning & Spraying  * .,'���'���  We have a Large Stock of the  Leading Lines of Pruning Tools   and Spray Pumps���-������  INCLUDING  Reiser Pruning Shears  i  Bishop      ���        Saws  Spray Pumps and Nozzles  I  Morrison-Thompson  Hardware Co., Ltd.  KELOWNA-WEST BANK  STEAM FERRY  Lwe�� Kelowaa ��� a.m., 3.30, p.m  Ltares Westhaak 9.30 a.m., 4 p.m.  Extra Service on  Wednesdays & Saturdays  Leaves Kelowna 11 a.m.  Leara Weitbank 11.30 a.m.  TMjttCASH  JAMES I. CAMPBELL  ������_,  , .    'Phoa.No. 106  CONCRETE  WORK  I have a complete plant cf power  mixett and alt appliance! for concrete'  construction of every kind, and am  devoting all my attention to thia work,  in   which  1  have   hid   many   yean'  All Kinds of Cement Work,  Concrete Buildings,  Foundations and Sidewalks,  Excavating Contracts  H. WHITER  OFFICE i RESIDENCE!  Clement & Riffs' oflice, Woolseley Av.  Raymer Brock Richter Stree  PHONE 104 THONE4304   ���  THBHSDAY, PBBBUABY W, 19H  .   ,��'   1)  TOWN AND COUNTRY NOTES  A women's Kebekah Lodge has beon  formed in Summerland,  see*  The Rev. t). J. Welsh returned   Saturday alter attending a Baptist con  vention at. Kegina.'  ���   ���   .   ���  I  The hockey game on Tuesday alter-  naon    beiweeu   the bankers   and the  loeal garages ended in a 3 to 1   vio  lory lor the money changers.  Mr. A. A. Anderson, ol Kamloops,  one ol the proprietors of the local  rollur rink spent a couple days in the  city this week, returning to ivuiuloopa  yesterday.  e   e   e   e  All Oddfellows not having reoeivad  an invitation are cordially invited to  uttend our "At liome" on the 17th  inst., iu tho Upera House. This invitation is enleudcd to all visiting breth-  Mr. 11. Kale, one oi Kelowna's well  knuwn young men returned to the city  last Saturday, alter an .abseuce ol several months, during which time he  haa visited the prairie provinces, finding the cities very dull aud business  alow. He says Kelowna looks better  than auy place he has visited iu    his  abseru .  ....  Anniversary services will be held in  the Baptist ohuroh noxt Sunday, February 15th, when ltev. 0. A. llritten of  l'eulicton will preach morning and evening. Appropriate music will be rendered by the choir. Special offerings  will be taken. A cordial invitation is  extended to strangers.  .   ��  ���   ���  Next Sabbath is red letter day in  the Methodist church, ltev. J. George  Brown, M.A., who won golden opinions last year, will again preaoh the  Missionary Anniversary sermon and be  be oue of the speakers at the annual  missionary banquet ou monday eveu-  ing. ltev. A. Henderson, a former  pastor, will be another speaker   bom  outside,  ....  ' The Stanley i'layer Piano whioh  forms the first prize in the Record  Circulation Contest arrived this week  from Toronto and oan bo Been in the  store of the Kelowna Furniture Co.  It ia certainly a splendid instrument,  and will, we believe givo every satisfaction to the fortunate, winner, whoever that   max   he.      Drop into the  store and have a look at It.  e   e   e   ���  Tiie next meeting ol the Political  Equalitv league is on Thursday evening' February 19th at the home of Mr..  and Mrs. Millie at 8 o'clock. Discussion  on "The civic position of women" to  be opened by Miss Evelyn Wilson.  Friends, and also opponents (if any),  ol the league's, principles aro invited.  ���   ��� *   ���  COMING. - Dr. Kilburgtr, Evsdfbt  Specialist, representing Torlc Optical  Co., of Vancouver, will bs in.Peaeh-  land, Wednesday und Thursday, February 11th and l!2th; T.akeview Hotel,  Kelowna, Friday and Saturday, February 13th and 14th.  Mr. John Ward of Peachland was a  visitor in Kelowna this week.  ....  Manager Robertson ol the Central  Agency left by Wednesday's boat after  addressing a meeting Tuesday night  at Rutland.  e   ���   .   a  Mr. A. W. Kimball, contractor, who  is well known hore spent a couple days  in the oity oarly in the week and left  yesterday morning for the east.  ....  The Vancouver Cafe building, whioh  since its erection has stood back Irom  the sidewalk somo thirty foot hae now  been moved out to the street line.  ��   e   ���   e  Mrs. M. J. Curls, and tho Misses Do-  heily, Duthie and Fullerton, will be  "At Home" on Wednesday, February  IStli and will receive on tho third  Wednesday ol oach month thereafter.  ���   ���  ���  ���  Miss Hartin loft Mondav morning for  Portland and the coast cities for   the  purpose of visiting tho ohiel millinery  houses in preparation for the    spring  trade.  ��...  At the Enworth Lengue meeting,  hold in Droamland theatre on Monday  evening ol this week, Mr. Lionel Taylor gave a very interesting address on  South Africa" which was illustrated  throughout with lantern slides. Mr.  Cnrro snng "Till the sands of tlw  desert grow cold." Tho entire evening  was spent in splendid and useful ' enjoyment.  e   #   ���   .  Tomorrow night (Friday, 13th) the  Bnnvoulin Debating Society meet the  East Kelowna team, the subject of tho  debate being "Resolved that the Liberal NTnval Policy is more in the inter-  ts of Canada that the Conservative  nnvnl policy." Tho debate is going  to lie held in the East Kelowna school   O   VERNON'S FINANCES  The ratepayers ol the oity oi Vernon  will be asked to vote lor five money  by-laws totalinir $26,500, in order to  help make up the prosent deficit in tbe  city finances, according to/ the report  submitted to tho city oounoil by the  finance committee last week.  The .committee also reoouunended  that the rates for light and water be  so adjusted as to make those departments entirely sell-sustaining for the  rest ol' tho year, in order that they  may hot be a drain on the general  revense account.  These five by-laws, if passed, will reduce the deficit from about 846,000 to  about 830,000. If they are debated, tiie  present administration will have to  make up the deficit from this year's  general revenue, and every department  will, as a result, be handicapped ,.by  lack, of funds,  e   e   .   ���  If you are bothered with her dashes,  squint or cross-eye, or il the glasses  you now wear nre unsatisfactory, consult with Dr. Kilburger. Specialist���In  Peachland Hotol, Peachland, Wednesday nnd. Thursday, February 11th and  13th; Lakeview Hotel, Kelowna Friday  and Saturday, February 13th and 14th.  WHITE PLANS TO FLY ACROSS ATLANTIC  Mr. Grahame White doesn't'believe that, the Atlantic Oeean will be flown  this year, but he has an idea that such a thing is no longer visionary, and  he is planning to attempt it in the summer ol 1915. "I have already per  footed a scheme," he said, "to build the necessary aeroplane, but I decline  to discuss its construction, size or promised horse power.  "I hope to use a British engine, and the only thing that so lar has  deterred me from making tho attempt was the lnok of miv H. Tho trip  would take from forty to sixty hours, and could be made without alighting  for potrol. 1 expect to carry from three to six persons. The starting  place Is af Hoot Point, but the landing should be made in Now York.  Only a short time ago, Mr. Whits declared the leat virtually impossible  nt the present stage ol aviation. He also was quoted ss saying recent ly  that it would take a triple hydroplane with lour 250 horse power engines so  that il one or even two stopped   the Ught oould continue.  Your Eyes  are Bread Winners  If you cannot see to Read.br if  vour Eyes cause you any dis-  H comfort  at all, consult us���  KNOWLES, the Optician  P. BURNS & Co., Ltd.  Wholesale and Retail  MEAT MERCHANTS  Fresh Meat Daily  Full supply of Hams and Bacon  Fresh Fish in season  W. LUDLOW, Manager  KELOWNA  GLENMORE FRUIT LANDS  Situated within one half mils of town, and baing  about loo feet above the lake, it commands a beautiful view of the town, lake and surrounding country.  Ideal Fruit Soil. Abundance of Water.  Close to Town and Market.  There !��� only one GLENMOKE. Don't miss the opportunity  of selecting a few acre* of this desirable  property. ^  - ��� | i    ... ,i     a.,       ������! I   -���-        u m  The Central Okanagan Lands, Ltd.  KELOWNA, B.C.  OK.LUMBER CO.,Ltd.  Are now completely equipped to supply all your  lkmber needs.  We have now a large atbek of local aad  ROUGH AND FINISHING LUMBER  of  high-grade quality and la  coadltioa.  A complete line ol  DOORS AND WINDOWS  LATH AND SHINGLES  Phone 1S4  P.O. Box 19  /. A BIGGER  Contractor and Builder  LAWRENCE AVENUE  Estimates Furnished on sll kinds of buildings.      Residences snd Modern  Bungalows s Specialty.  Interior Finishing, House Painting, -St  Decorating by Contract  I hars a full bins of interior decorations,'consisting of tbe latest sad most up.  to.dele well hsngings.    Call snd inspect my stack of Wellpspsrs snd get ray  estimate on your spring painting sad decorating.  \ City and country patronage solicited THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 1914  KEWWNA  RECORD  Stock  Tak  in  We have in stock certain articles which are  hardly staple.  If you are in need of  any of these articles we  will make you an  GASOLINE FOR NATURAL  GAS IN ALBERTA  ACCEPTED EARL'S OFFER OF  ESTATE FOR SEVEN MILLIONS  Attractive  nee  Brass Articles  Manicure  Sets  Brush & Comb Sets  i  Hand Bags, Etc. Etc.  P. I Willits & Co.  Kelowna,     B. C.  DRUGGISTS and STATIONERS  PHONE 19  |   As a result of a political controversy  A few months ago a "white oil" was Baron Maurice Arnold de Forest, who  struok    in an oil   well at Black Dia- ;8 ��� hereditary baron of the Austrian  mond, near Okotoks, Alberta.   It con- Empire, has accepted an offer recently  mated largely of naro'no of such por- made in a publio speech by tbe   Earl  ity that it has   been successfully used 0{ Derby to sell to him his estate   in  in its raw state for driving an auto- Bootle, a suburb of Liverpool, for 17,-  mobUe.     At a higher horizon in this OOO.QOO.  well, a flow of 2,000,000 oubio    feet of i   The property was purchased in 1724  gas per day was obtained. for 835,080, and in contribution to the  There are two hundred plants in the land enquiry committee's report; Baron  United States making crasoline    from de Forest cited this as a striking   ex  natural gas.    Tie yield is determined ample of unearned increment.   He  es  largely by tho quantity of liquid par- timated the annual inoome from   this  affin vapours in the permanent gases, property at   $500,000 and   the    value  and is further affeoted by the tempera- of   the   property at between 115,000,-  ture conditions in the well, the gaso- 000 and $20,000,000.  line   content of the oil, and the inti-j   Jn n;fl speech offering the   land   for  rnateness   ot contact between the oil gale, the Earl af Derby said that the  and gas. Such rapid expansion of gas estimates were grossly excessive,    and  from a casing head has been known to referred contemptuously to   Union   di  cause a heavy condensation of vapour Forest as "an    alien gentleman,    for  at the point of egress. whom I    have no love, who has come  The   above   considerations   suggest here   to   tell us landlords what    we  that the possibility of manufacturing ought to do."  o-asoline from the natural gas, whioh    Lord de Forest deolares that theao-  occurs in such enormous quantities in oeptance    of his   offer must     include  Alberta, is a matter well worthy of in- these conditions:  vestigation.     There would undoubted-     "In cases whereby   sales,   fines    or  ly be a   large market far the gasoline mortgages, the value of portions of the  produced, and after its extraction the sites may have been already converted  residual gas would be rich in methane into cash arid the increment thus real-  and ethane    and have a high heating ized, you would transfer the equivalent  heating value.���W..T.D. !of such value thus added to the estate,  which is clearly part of the property."  Lord do Forest is Radical M.P., for  _. the Northern division of   Wost    Ham,  Discussing the   lamentable fact that and % ,tl|rdy a(,       te Q, ^ Wwm  acoordmg to last census, only half the The Eftrl ���/ ���������, is the son ���, tho  American people go to church, Canon form��� aovernor-Oeneral of Canada  Hughe. Srot   recently said: !(r<ord ^^ o|   j^ , and ^  "The trouble is perhaps that Amen- AT) c    to his (Mer at 0Unwa   ,rom  cans   have a wrong idea about    the la89 to 18M| fto waB obie, Mn.  church. They think the church wants aor duri      the South A,rican war  Canada's Building at the  Panama Exposition  them to believe a lot of wornout dogma.   That is not true.  "Yes, the trouble is that the people  define faith as tho little girl defined it  in school.  "Faith/' the little girl said, "ia believing what you know isn't truo." ���  Firewood  $2.25 c. o. d.  Per Rick, by the Load  Whitehead & Co.  Office: Leon Ave.  Phone 307  Dressmaking  Mr*. G. A. Scott  MOVING  After November 29th, to  PENDOZI STREET  Opposite Sutherland Av.  PIPE FKiSEZiNG. IS PBEVUNTliD  One of the most troublesome 'and annoying things to be met eaoh winter  in farm and country life is the question of frozen water pipes, writes a  'contributor to tho Country Gentleman.  Ex-King Manuel of Portugal has Just j���8 �� ��P����%���� �� *�����*- JN*  $80,000 a year from his income. Until thoro u n�� ����" 'm�� "�� where Plumb-  the last day af January this sum was "* ��unProt��>t��i <** ��P��- ,  furnished him from the private purse .Ju"h $*" for ��eve'l' >'e"8 X *"  of King George, and, at the same fven ttU ,kmdfl oI trouble "J !��*��  time, ho lost tho title of "King" in work in this w8>' " aoon.tt' *�� llttr'  England, also by order of King Georgo mometcr reached the freezing point or  I lower. Alter much experimenting I fin-  ~ ~'~ ally hit upon the easiest and most in  expensive and surest way to keep the  froBt off the pipes. I have tried it  and found it saves many repairs bills.  Melt an equal quantity of petroleum  (vaseline) and paraffin wax together  and altar wiping the pipes perfectly  dry apply with an old brush a thick  coat of this mixture while it is not.  An old lamp or torch will easily keep  it in a liquid state.  You will find that no matter how  cold the weather may get ths frost  cannot penetrate 'this ooat of grease.  I have used this on water pipes that  ran along the ground unprotected and  not once during the coldest weather  did they freeze up ar give me the least  trouble.  Second Hand  Harness  If you have any to tell or if you  want to buy, we  THOMLINSON  Harness Maker  Horse Blankets  for the cold weather  If you want your harness properly and quickly REPAIRED,  Altered or Cleaned, Thomlinion I*  your man.   He specialises in  Harness Repairing  and puts hand sewing into all work  done.'  First store beysnd Bank of Montreal, WATER ST., KELOWNA  J. M. CROFT  Bootmaker.  All kinds of Repairs  BBRNARD AVENUE,  KELOWNA.  rfvs,��>rfW��i^���f^AAMMWB  G. H. L HUDSON  Landscape and  Portrait  Photographer  largest Studios in the latutsr  Portrait, by appointment  Psafarf Street,   -   Ktkwat  WTlJ^nf^jv\^r^.'*l~l~lr^^lr*i~l~^*^~~~~~~~~^*  Ladies & Gents  In consulting the Expert Hairdresser and Wigmaker, you  will not ortly profit by the price  but in the best of servive in all  kinds of Hair goods, such as  Transformations, Switches  Puffs, Braids,  Pompordours Wigs and  Toupees  Write to  R. Ehret  P.O. Box 23, Kelowns  or phone 174 after 8 p.m.  Afternoon Teas  Daintily served with  Crumpets, Cream Puffs &  other delicious pastries  (Made   by Robertson   ot  Pringle)  15c.  For the Best go to  Alsgard's  PBOPEB CASE OF GENULNE  PEASLS  How best to preserve pearls in all  their pristine beauty is not understood  by every one whs is fortunate enough  to possess them. There is a widespread belief that it is good to near  the gems next tbe skin to preserve  their lustre. Few people, however,  know everything there is to be knovn  about pearls^The man who buys .ha\n  outs them, sM handles old jewelry has  the widest experience.  One suoh man, who is now one of  the richest diamond merchants in England, has stated that if you wear tha  pearls next your skin you destroy  them. The reason is this: A pearl  is built up on a tiny particle of foreign matter, in some oases the embryo  of a crab, whioh has entered the shell  of aa oystsr; the foreign substance irritates the oyster, and it secretes a  milky juice, which covers ths bit oi  grit, or whatever it may be, with, a  thin nacreous film.  'Each successive secretion lorn** ���  skin and the pearl is made up of these  filmy delioate skins. A pearl the sire  ot a large bead ia a compaot, hard  s, which might be trodden on and  not crushed; nevertheless it is likely to  disintegrate; wearing it nut tha skin  accelerates this process. It is  ly known that the skin of a human  being exudes waste acids and fats.  These acids gradually eat their way  into pearls if they are worn next the  skin, and the filmy layers of the pearl  gradually peel off. The only way to  renovate a pearl which is in this condition is to strip off the defective lay-  or layers. Then for a time the  pearl will look well again, but, naturally, it will not have quite the same  lustre!it had. As many as six skins  be removed from a pearl, but, of  oourse, with the loss of each successive  skin it diminishes in value, as it loses  in weight and lustre.  My dear this pio tastes just   a   bit  stale���It must be yesterday's.  Tss, replied Mrs. Hardcrust,  H you don't eat It today It will  tomorrow's*  and  bs  Whatever the result of the efforts  which are still being made to eeoure  adequate representation lor the government of Great Britain, at tbe Pana-  ma-Paciiic International Exposition, to  be held in San Francisco in 1116, it is  certain that the Dominion of "undue  will play a moat creditable part in tlio  celebration.  The final plans lor the Canadiim pavilion, which is to be one of the handsomest among the building represunta-  iative of foreign nations aad spates,  Kere accepted January 21, and the  process of actual construction will have  begun before the publication of this  article, under the supervision of Colonel William Hutchinson, al Ottawa,  the Canadian Exhibition Commissioner  Colonel Hutchinson arrived in San  Francisco January 14 to inaugurate  the work upon the building, preparatory to the arrival of the Canadian  exhibit, which is now on the way to  that oity. He was joined at San  Francisco by George Freeman, the  London architect who is designer of  the building, and his staff.  The pavilion, which will cost approximately S30U,0U0 will be the largest exposition building ever erected by  the Canadian government. It will be  340 feet long, 240 feet wide and B0 feet  high. The whole sum espended upon  the building and its contents will be  1600,000 or more.  A portion of the products that will  orm the display were shipped several  veeke ago from Ghent, where they were  xhibited at the recant exposition  hat city, a portion coming by ship  by the way of Cape Horn, anil the  emainder by the Isthmus of Panama  Further exhibits, however, will be added of articles, products and animals,  shipped direct to San Francisco from  the Canadian provinces.  The pavilion and these exhibits are  by the Dominion government and it is  probable that there will be additional  ndependent exhibits arranged by many  if not all of the several provinces.  While the exhibit will cover all agri-  ultural, manufacturing, and education  al interests, great emphasis is being  aid upon the importance of the Canadian live stock exhibit. Recently  Charles K. Mitchell, minister of public  works of Alberta, and Commissioner  Lanagan of British Columbia were  guests oi the exposition officials and  in conference with I. D. Graham, assistant chief of the Live Stock Department, in reference to Canada's part in  what is to foe the greatest live stock  xhibit ever held at any exposition.  View herds will be maintained by various record associations, constituting  a continuous live stock show, and affording every visitor an opportunity  not only to see live stock of different  breeds, but to see animals that are  certified by their record associations  as being typical oi the breed they rap-  resent.  That neither the people of California  the exposition officials nor those Englishmen who are oonversant with the  importance of the matter, have abandoned hope of having a representative  exhibit by the government of Great  Britain at the exposition, was evidenced at a luncheon given by thci president and directors oi the exposition at  the Palace Hotel, San Francisco, to  Sir Robert Balfour, during his no  visit. In company with Lord Biohard  Farrar Hersohel, Sir Robert has U  conducted over the exposition grounds,  shown tbe almost incredible progress  of construction oi exhibit panaoes, the  electrical models showing ths methods  of Uluminatiobs, the sculpture studies  and the mammoth activities of the  horticultural department in preparing  trees, plants and flowers which are to  grace the grounds, and expressed him.  self aa having received new confirmation oi his belief in. ths importance and  novi table success oi ths exposition.  "I have not yet abandoned hope that  Great Britain will participate in the  exposition," said Sir Robert. "1 can  assure you that tha declination of the  British government ha�� not been due  to unfriendly feeling, but wholly to a  question whether British manufacturers oould be induced to eead a truly  representative exhibit.  "I am not here to accuse or excuse,  but to give actual facus oi the situation.  "Early last year the British Hoard  Bi Trade sent a representative hen  to look over the situation. On his return he reported prospects fa.'orable  or a successful exhibit on a large scale  ad on that score no chances would be  aken in deciding to partspipate. The  Board oi Trade oanvassed to see ��ko  would send exhibits. From, ttasnanlts  fear arose that Great Bfitain might  lot be represented in a cr��! litable man-  nsr unless the gomemment came to aid  with a large contribution. Money was  carce and taxes already high and the  government could not see it s way dear  o accept the invltsition to martioipate."  Sir Robert expressed hlmt <el( as believing that, now the people and in-  erests ol Britain have been impressed  with the commenolal and social significance of the oi libit, a imwe favorable determination of the ml iter may  bs reached.    .  Rough and Dressed Lumber.  Shingles, Siding, Doors, Windows,  Mouldings, Etc.  Kelowna Saw-Mill Company, Limited  THE GREENHOUSES. Richter Street  (Between Presbyterian and new Engliih Church**)  CUT FLOWERS c-^s��X'^  POT PLANTS  CARTER'S TESTED SEEDS  Phone aa        PALMER & ROGERSON      p.o.b��ii7  WANTED  New Laid Egga  50c dot  WANTED  Choice Dairy Butter  40c lb  EVERY DAY  SATISFACTION  to our customers is our aim.  We aim to serve our customers  by making it easy to get what  they want when they want it in  our store. Our grocery store  helps you to better things to  eat and no more to pay���in  many an actual saving. For  ��������������� instance   Maple Syrup  Kelly's pure maple syrup, guaranteed pure from all adulteration���  1 qrt. tins 65c  2 qrt. tin.  $1.25  I gallon tins $1.95  Okanagan Honey  Fresh from the bees  Comb Honey, per square 35c  12 ox. glut, extracted 25c  16 ox. glass       35c  5 lb. tins, extracted $1.25  Marmalade  WagstkS's Marmalade, delicious tt  appetising, 5 lb. tins 75c  Quaker Pumpkin, per tin ���������121,,  Fresh Vegetable*  Help the pocket book by sains  men Freeh Vegetables. They an  wholesome, nutritious aad easily  prepared.  Potatoes, per sack $1.25  Turnips, 10 lbs 25c  Pennine, 10 lbs 25c  Carrots, 10 lbs 25c  Beet Root, 10 lb. 25c  Celery, I lb 15c  Lettuce, fresh and crisp, I lb 40c  Cabbage, lib 5e  Extra Special  Sweet Juicy Orangee  Perdos 25c  Choice Snoked Pork  Shoulders, per lb 20e  String Bean*, tin 10,  D. D. Campbell  Phone Three Oh!  Phone Three Oh!  ..;....    .,^,.:..m:,.J::-::. ��� KEWWNA  RECOKD  THURSDAY, FBBBUABY 03, MM  HOCKEY  LORD STRATHCONA'S  BtQUt^lS  AVIATORS WILL ATTEMPT  TO CIRCLE THE GLOBE  IMPROVIDENT WASTE OF  WATER IN NORTH AMERICAN  CITIES  Yule university benefits to the extent  loi s*oUU,UUU under the will ol tne late  The hookey game, played on the local I Lord ytruthcona and ilount itoyal,  Ice last Friday evening Between Arm- Higli Coinuiissioner ior Canada, who  strong and the local team attracted el died on January 21. Tiie Ituyul Vic-  fair sized crowd to the rink on Eli! toria College at Montreal receives  avenue.' Ul,UUO,000.  The ice wus in Bplendid condition and Lord suutlicouu also laiveB to St.  the gome bognu | ruiuptlj ut B o'clock. I John's College, Cambridge, ��60,UU0; to  with Mr. Orchard, of the Vancouvei I thu University of Aberdeen lor the  Rowing Club an referee, und Mr. Coon, creation of u chair uE agriculture,  as Judge of Flay. $&,0UU;    to the Presbyterian   College  The Home team took their positions'ut Montreal, *(iU,uuu, und to Uueens  on tho ice as follows' Knight, goal;! Lnivcreity, Kingston, Cunada, SlUu,-  Newby, point;  Sheedle, cover; Patter  son centre; Fuller, right wing; Feeney,  left wing, Green, rover.  The timo was divided into three periods of 20 minutes each, with five minutes intermission botweon eaoh. During tho first period tho play was comparatively even, although Armstrong,  qy superior combination play gained a  lead of one, scoring the only goal of  the period.  During the second period the Armstrong forward line got busy with  some very pretty combinations, and  aided by some clever stick handling  secured four goals, while thu locals  were able to obtain but one, leaving  the acore 5 to 1 in favor of the visitors.  In the laat period the game became  a ahado faster nn ) mor? strenuous as  the visitors tries to increase their lead  while the home team tried in vain to  gain on their opponents. However,  the acore remained ns at the end of  the second period, 5 to 1 in fuvor or  Armatrong.  The game was very fust at timea but  owing to Inck of prnctico, the     local  000,   making u    total for educational  purposes of Sl,7oTi,000.  The Itoyul Vicloi'iu Hospital ut Montreal receives ��500,000, and hospital* in  the British. Isles $10,000. The fund for  ugod and infirm ministers of the  Church of Scotland gets $SO,000.  Lord Struthcona settled his Scottish  estates aud $'2,5UU,tRH) in cash to the  heirs succeeding to his titles, tbe first  of whom is his daughter', to whom  he leaves the residue of his property  Tbe trustees of the will are Lord  Strathcona'a duughter, now Lady  Strathconui; John W. Sterling of New  York, and William Carson and James  Carson of Edinburgh.  SCHOOL T10ACUEKS' STHIKE  boys    wero heavily    handicapped, unihjmanda, which are for a minimum sal-  ulthough boaten, it must lie remembered that the representatives of the  northern end of the valley have had  splendid ice, on will''!' '���> practice and  condition themselves for some time,  whereas the locals hnve had ice loss  than a week, before the game and were  only able to hold a couple good practices. .Another thing, sevorul of the  local players were moved to strange,  positions at the last moment, thu*  handicapping them still more, but taking everything info consideration the  exhibition was very good, and much  credit ia due the home boys for holding the score down to live against  tho northern team who have held practically the some line up for the past  four years.   O   BUILDING AIRSHIP TO CROSS THU  ATLANTIC  Through tho Aero Club of America,  Rodman Wannamakcr has announced  that Glenn H. Curtis is building for  him an immense hydroplane, in which  un attempt will be made during tho  coming summer to cross tho Atlantic  ocean from Newfoundland direct to tlw  Irish coast. He evpecls to attain an  avorago speed of a hundred tnilcB an  hour and to cover the sixteen hundred  miles of ocean in'less than 15 hours  by a single flight between dawn and  darkness. ���   o   A strike of school teachers, the first  of its kind in the British Isles, is iu  full Bwing in the county of Hereford,  Eighty out of 120 elcmentury schools  under the jurisdiction af thu counoil  are closed. The teachers say they will  remain out until thuy gain their    de  ary of $500 per annum, un increase of  150.  Sir James Rankin, chairman of thu  county education department, has declared u policy of "No surrender."  Thu National Union of Touchers  has guaranteed its members who have  gone on strike their full salary foi  a period of five years uud tho i deter-  minafcion of ihe touchers has beon  greatly strengthened by this action.  Tho teachers have adopted the most  modern Btrike methods at tho tew  Bchools where head musters, aided by  members ot their families attempted to  continuo the school work. Pickets were  posted and the substitute teachers appointed by the education authorities  were either persuaded or coerced into  refraining from taking the places Of  tho striker's.  The .glory of first girdling the world |  in a Hying machine and cash     pruts  amounting to $100,000 or more are the  lures dangled today before aviators of  the world by the Panama Pacific  Exposition.  May, 1015, ia the time set and   ihe  ���ace is to be    over an easterly route  rom the exposition grounds on     tho  horc of San Francisco bay. Surmount-  ng the SierraB will be tho first     obstacle and getting across the Atlantic  ooean tho next. great one.. Ninety days  aotual time ia the limit set   and   the  distance is estimated at 22,000 miles.  The route as    now outlined touches  Keuo, Nov., Cheyenne,   Wyo.,   with   a  choice of routes through Kansas City,  hicugo, or St. Louis to New York,  From Belle Isle, near Newfoundland,  b a jump of 010 miles to Cape  Fare-  well, Greenland, another of 070 miles  o Iteyjnviki, Iceland, and a    third oi  {70 miles to   Stornaway in the     Hebrides.  Edinburgh, London, Berlin, St.  Petersburg and Moscow are among  European cities to be touched and the  route follows the trans-Siberia railway  down to Vladivoetock. It drops Iroui  there into Japan and baok north to  Kamchatka, crossing Behring Straits  and descending via Vancouver, B.C.,  Seattle, Tucomu, and Portland lo San  Francisco.  The exposition will {rive cash prizes  of    One    Hundred    Thousand dollars,  Shirty Thousand dollars   and   Twenty  JThousund    dollars    and contributions  rom   individuals    and cities en route  .ill doublu this sum, it is said.  Arnold Kruckman,   newly   appointed  t nunuger of the bureau of aeronautics  |pf thu exposition says that at present  there are no other limitations of the  race, and these, he holds, aro reasonable.    In faot,    he Bays, every condition nlroady has beeu mot, somewhere  or other, by aviutora,  "More than anything else," said  Mr. Kruckman, "this race will show  to the world the wonderful development of the flying machine. Probably  the advances already made are known  >nly to expert aviators themselves and  to the comparatively few persons who  ollow closely technical magazines.  What will bo developed in another year  is beyond imagination.  PREMIER. McBRIDE WILL TOUR  PROVINCE DURING   SUMMER  A big family can keep a man  of most other temptations.  Premier MoBride has announced that  about midsummer or possibly in the  early an tumn of this year he intends  to mako a tour of the province.  The premier will visit practioally ull  of the chief points in British Columbia  and it is understood that not only will  hia Itinerary embrace the older hoc-  tions of .the interior in the south but  he will a.lao take in points along the  jline of the Grand Trunk Pacific. lie  out j will pro'oably be accompanied by on"  or two of the ministers.  TRAFFIC IN BRITISH TITLE  The Boandal in reference to the purchase oi titles and other honors, first  broached by Sir George Kekewich and  reiterated recently by Mr. D. A. Thomas, of Cardiff has received additional  flavor by the publication of an article  in thu "(undid Review", by Thomas  G. Bowles, former member of parliament  who has long been a thorn in the side  of each party, iu which he gets down  to details as to the scandal, Ue assorts that the Conservative funds,  which in 1S74 totalled 20,000 pounds,  rose to-tf0,ou0 pounds in the nineties,  The Liberal lunds, which were very  low in 1886, stood at 500,000 pounds  in 1001 and are now estimated at 400,-  000 pounds. He assorts that the tariff  for honors is 50,000 pounds for a baronetcy with anywhere from 150,000 to  400,000 pounds per peerage. He declares that correspondence passed between a party whip and a would-be  peer who refueaed to pay the contribution. Thereupon the party whip expressed a fear that a cluim for the peerage  would not be [considered. The would-be  peer, however, threatened to publish  the correspondence if hia name was not  included in the next birthday honor  list, and the name appeared.  SUFFRAGETTES NOT IMP! JESSED WITH WILSON'S ATTITUDE  mm v.-.--'- ���  The above photograpa shows a, number of the band of women who journeyed to Washington to enlist Prcniden 's Wilson's influence in behalf of their  cause. The suffragettes were verj ��� indignant when only a few were admitted  to an audience with the presiden t.. They expressed their feelings in such a  pronounced manner that the pre ai/Jent ordered that all of the women be admitted. After hearing their presenilation, Preaident Wilson gave the women  very slim encouragement, and baaed his failure to do so on the ground  that he could not speak for hits partyuntil tho party had taken a position  in the matter. Mrs. Glendowei - J^rans of Boston, who led the delegation  ���aid: "I thought from what yt ,u said at Seagate when you wero a oandidate  for president that you were it, fa-ror of our cause, but you were gunning  for vates then." So chilled tun a, jme of these women by the president's  rather frigid reoeritlon, that -when .departing, many passing him in single file  refused to take his preffsrsd hand.   , ,        ,.,.,,  That tho per capita cansumption of  water in most cities of North America  ia inordinately high, can be shown  by a comparison with centres of population in Europe. The tables below  give figures taken from representative  cities on both sides of the Atlantio  and furnish a good basis- for     such a  comparison.  Gal, per head  per day  St. John, N.B  200  Vancouver, B. C."  160  Montreal, Que  120  Ottawa Quo  190  Toronto, Ont  95  Hamilton, Ont  98  Now York, N. Y  100  Buffalo, N. Y  270  Chicago, III  190  Philadelphia,   Pa.   .1  175  Average    159.8  Vienna. Austria  14  Ascher, Germany  24  Baale,    Switzerland     14  Copenhagen, Denmark  26  Hamburg, Germany  10  London, Enjlnnd  38  'Liverpool, England  36  Ctaagow, Scotland  10  Newcaatle-on-Tyne, England . . 33  Hull, England  38  Nuneaton, England  18  Stirling, Scotland  53  Ripp-. Russia  21  Mancheater, Englund  42  Ilovqnport, England  40  Average    35.5  It will bo seen from tho above that  tho average consumption per hraJ   in  America    i8 botween    three and four  times what it is in Europe.   This ter-  mendous difference can only be ac oun-  ted for by assuming that the greater  portion of tho water consumes in new  world cities ia simply wasted.   A consumption of 50 gallons per head per  day ought    to be   ample for all purposes, and would still be about 43 por  cent greater than the European average.   Taking tho American average as  150 gallons, we see that oities on this  ide   of   tho   Atlantio are   using    100  gallons per head  per day more than  it necessary.  This unnecessary waste increases tho  ities' financial burdens in many ways.  The    pumping    and    filtration plants  must bo    of needlessly large oamicity;  ar more powor must be employed   to  orce a barge quantity of useless water  through the mains;   and tho dhlribu  ion pipes and also the sewers   that  arry the water away, must both be  igger    than    necessary.   Mr.    II. 0.  JPyne-Roberle,    M.   Inst.,    C.E.,   esti-  matea   that in a city of 250,00(1 population,    the extra   cost of wator de  livercd would   amount'to (560,0110, or  12.24    per inhabitant.     Further,   tho  difference in cost of aewerago anil sewage   dispoaul   would   be 8-120,01: ^ 0r  81.67 per inhabitant.   This means that  city's   water    rates   aro inoreapid by  83.91 for every man. woman, arid child  of tho population, without anynnpre-  oiable heneflt being gained for the extra outlay.  Certainly some meana should be taken to check the present reckless waste.  If aome cities would conBervo their present water supply, there would Ii. no  neceaaity of new reservoirs and iddi-  tional1 water sup] 1>- for many ye ra tor  come.  CO-OPERATING EGG MARKETING  ASSOCIATION  Probably the first time in tho his-  ory of any provinos in the Dominion,  ��� movement has been started in Saskatchewan to form an association, in  (liferent distriots, for ths co-operative  marketing of eggs, and the Increasing  of the egg output. It is the desire  to place this industry on a profit pro-  JBUoing basil without increasing the  ost to the consumer, and in fact,  if the scheme works well, a reduction  may be expeoted. It is proposed to  have nine branches of this association;  the headquarters to be at Hcgina. An  association has been organized at  l.loydminstor, and others will be organized at Redvers, Milestone, Tugasko  Forget, Graham, Hill, Penzance, El-  era and Wilcox.  City Transfer  EXPRESS AND DELIVERY  All kinds of Light  Hauling.   Prompt  attention given to  all ordsra     -  W.P.Meredith   ���    Prep  Phone 65  or call at A. Cox'a Second-hand Sitre  Teaoher.^"Now, ohildren, can you  tell me what are the national flowers  of England?"  ClasB.-"Bosea."  Teacher.���"And France.?"  01868.-^11168."'  Teaoher.���"And Spain?"  (Silence for a minute���then    a small  voice at the back of the schoolroom:!  'BullruBhcs, ma'am."  "He's a mean man." ,  "How so?"  "When hia littlo girl begs for an icecream sundae,    he   asks   her if     '  wouldn't   rather have a   gold   watch  when shs's ninsUsm."  Excavating and  Well Driving  SCEPTIC TANKS INSTALLED  DRAINS  by day or contract  C. LANCASTER  Oawston Ave. P.O. Bos 611  THE INCOLA  PENTICTON, B.C.  -    UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT  The most modern and up-to-date hotel in the Okanagan, commanding an uninterrupted view of Okanagan  lake.   Excellent cuisine, prompt swvice, and the best'"  the market affords  A Musical Evening it Entertained Every Saturday  For weekly rates apply to  H. VINCE   -   Manager  Phono 257 P.O. Bos 191  J. A. MORRISON & CO.  [Succeisora te the Morrison-Thompson Co.]  Plumbing, Steam and Rot Water Heating,  Ventilating Systems, Pumps, Etc.  Pipe Fittings of all kinds.  Coates, Edwards & Gowen Garage        KELOWNA, B.C.  COAL  COAL  Famous Taber Smokeless Lump and  Pensylvania Hard  In Nut, Stove and Egg sizes  W, HAUG  'Phone - 66  WE HAVE ON HAND A SPLENDID STOCK OF  Brick, Hollow Brick, Building Blocks,  Agricultural Drain Tile  IN VARIOUS SIZES  SAND FOR SALE  THE CLEMENT - RIGGS, Limited  PHONE   -   104  Lime-Sulphur Spray  No Sludge  No Salt  No Impurities  23 CENTS PER GALLON  F.o.b. 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Spectsclee snd Artificial Eyas fitted al a rsasossble cost  Satisfaction guarantssd absolutely on sll work dsna SV  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 1��14  KELOWNA RECORD  X^asss  ,***********>4*J^srtA**+m**i****i^>***m*m**^****  CAR LOAD OF  Cutters & Sleighs  Sleighs in 2in. 2$ and 3 in. runners.  Cutters in many different styles  AIjSO  Rubber Lined Rugs  Horse Blankets,    Fur Robes,  Wool Rugs,  Water Proof Blankets.  We Always Carry a Splendid Stock of  TRUNK5      SUITCASES      CLUB BAGS     TELESCOPES  Baled Hay and Feed of all Kinds  W. R. GLENN & SON  Dealers in  . Farm and Orchard Implements  Pendozi street & Lawrence Avenue     -     KELOWNA  ' 'Phone iso.  Wall Paper  I  First shipment of  4958 rolls to hand  IT INCLUDES  EVERYTHING NEW  EVERY NOVELTY  EVERY FAD  '   Please examine our stock  Our Linoleum Remnant  Sale is on  Inlaid Linoleum at 70c. per yard  Best printed       ���      at 40c.  ���     ���  Kelowna Furniture Co.  STORE TO RENT  ON  BERNARD AVENUE  HEWETSON and MANTLE, Ltd.  mm*  New Municipal Act-  is Introduced  GREATER PROVINCIAL SUPERVISION OF. MUNICIPALITIES  The Municipal Apt, baud upon ths  Hading ol the Boyal Commission on  Municipal Government, whioh made its  ,' report to ihe lost session oi the Legislature, was introduced Friday last by  |tha Hon. W. J. Bowser, Attorney-General.  The aot inaugurates a new departure  in municipal procedure in British Columbia, and, while Its provisions ars  by no means as stringent as those ol  the Looal Government Board oi Great  Britain, whioh exercises the strictest  'control over all municipal bodies, yet  it proposes supervision ol all munioi-  Ipal matters by aa inspector appointed  | by a jnunicipul department oi the Government. This inspeotor oi municipalities whose olfioe shall be attached to  the Attorney-General's department,  shall have power to hold a publio inquiry into any oi the business ol s  municipality, and bis findings, upon  the approval oi the Lieutenant-Cover-  nor-in-Council, shall be binding upon  the offioials ol suoh municipalities.  Under the proposed bill any municipality may submit money by-laws to  the inspeotor for approval, and before  issuing debentures must submit both  the by-law and debentures to him lor  approval. Hia oertihoate of approval  shall be considered conclusive evidence  ol the validity of the by-law or debentures ia all courts oi the province.  Another ol the duties of the inspse-  tor of municipalities will be the standardisation oi a system of municipal  book keeping, espeoially with regard to  the'issuing oi debentures, stock and  treasury certificates. The result oi this  proposal will be that all aocounts   oi  I municipalities will be intelligible to  the citizens who takes an interest in  his looal municipal affairs. The inspeotor is also empowered to inquire  into the management of sinking iunds,  | and his duties shall extend . to the  books and accounts of the Board ol  School Trustees.  j   Another important feature of the not  las outlined by.Mr. Bowser, was ths  voluntary establishment of a board of  control in cities having a populiiiott  15,000 or more, on the vote oi   three-  .fourths of the members of the council.  .The establishment oi this board ol  control, which is optional, will vest the  'affairs oi government in a board composed ol the Mayor or Reeve ol a municipality and two comptrollers, who  shall be nominated and elected from  the city at large.  Publio Utilities  Dealing with ths question ol municipal control oi publio utilities, theiAt  torney General pointed out that the  franchises that were granted to the  companies now operating ia B.C., were  given at a time whan money was  scarcer than it ia now, and when it  needed considerable courage to embark  on such enterprises as these franchises  control and that, in view of this fact  in dealing with the question of niuni-  nicipalities entering into competition  with any oi the established companies  operating street railway, telephone and  light systems, that ths vested interests  oi ths operating companies, could not  in fairness bs disregarded.  "As * result oi our deliberations we  have oome to the oonolnsion that no  municipality shall bs allowed to undertake work of this kind without the approval of the Lioutenant-Governur-in-  oounoil." said Mr. Bowser. "We do not  say that approval will not be givon  but it must be sought."  The Munioipal Aot provides for the  appointment by tbe Lieutenant-Gov-  emor-in-Counoil oi aa guditor for  every municipality where such an of-  lioer has not been appointed by the offioials of that municipality. This oom-  pulsory audit system, taken in oon-  junotion with the standardising of munioipal bookkoeping methods and the  compulsory statement, in pamphlet  form, of the financial standing of the  municipality, will keep a strong oheok  on the expenditure of the munlolpsft  ties and go far to conserve the rights  of the eitlsens.  Power of Referendum  The ipower of referendum, which waa  granted to municipalities under tha old  aot. aad which it is felt has been muoh  abused during the last lew years, will  be ourtailed under the provisions of  the proposed aot. The Attorney-General explained that matters over whioh  the munioipal oommittee had no jurisdiction and whioh belonged to the pro-  vinos or some other section oi the  olvil government, had been submitted  to the electorate, thereby involving a  considerable waste of time and money.  Under the news act all the provisions  with regard to looal improvements  whioh were included in the old not  havo been eliminated and a new aot  [Wring solely with this subject has  been drafted. Power is conferred upon the oourt of    revision to increase  assessments  -as    wed   as to decrease  them.  Other Provisions  Among the increased powers given  under the new act are powers to regulate the measuring and weighing of  all articles of food, fuel, and to impose penalties for right, weight and  short measurement; power to examine  ,nd license moving pietaVs operators;  power to regulate and .prohibit the  erection of huts, shacks and tents,  whioh c ight be a detrimental to the  value ol surrounding property; power  to regulate second hand stores and  unk shops; power to compel manufac-  urers to install smoke abatement apparatus, and power to regulate and  collect rent for areas and cellars under  sidewalks.  Another important point brought out  by the Attorney-General related to the'  labilities that might be incurred by  nunioipalities. He stated that by ths  new bill, municipalities could makear.  angement* with their banking institutions for sums covering the revenue  or that year, but they must .not ���rude  upon the revenue of any luooeeding  year.  Under the same heading Mr. Bowser  discussed tho powers of municipalities  under the new act in relation to  money by-laws, and stated that before  any bill was submitted, a properly au-  .horised official of the municipality  would go into the whole matter of the  proposed expenditure and ascertain de  finitely the cost of the Heme, the  mount of the debentures, the rate of  interest and the details af the sinking  fund.  In thiB regard he indicated a very  Important cham-o in the manner of no-  ifyinir the public as to the submission  of by-laws. Instead of as at present  advertising the by-laws in the news  papers for a certain period, the muni  cipality would undertake to send a  copv of the by-law to every one on  he municipal list.  For Benefit of Public  In further reference to munioipal al  airs the Attorney-General stated that  it would be necessary lor all municipalities to lodge a copy of their -   an-  uol report  with   the   new munioipal  lepartment so that any one interested  n its affairs might become acquainted  with them at a minimum ol trouble,  and expense, The financial papers, he  said, had advocated a policy of this  sort for a considerable time, as it gave  he interested public el other parts  an assurance that the affairs ot     the  nunioipalities were under proper   sur-  ^eillanoe.  The subject of town planning     and  ubdivisions engaged the attention ol  the Attorney General briefly. In re  gard to town planning he stated that  it had been decided to observe a conservative policy. Under the act three-  fourths in number and value of the  owners of property would be entitled  to submit their proposals to the council and the counoil upon approving the  same could sanction the work to be  undertaken.  Dealing with subdivisions, the Attorney-General recited ��� number af the difficulties that had already been onooun-  tered and stated that as a result ol  the provisions of the present act many  districts had been plastered with  streets for whioh the municipality had  no earthly use. In order to get over  this apparent difficulty he said that  the new act provided for the owners  of Bubdivisions rough grading the  streets appearing on their plans.  ���! O   A RARE SLEEPING PALM.  In Golden Gate Park, San Francisco,  a specimen of the rare "sleeping" palm  has beon lound, whioh is considered to  be the only one in North America.  The tree, whioh was brought to  America by a young Australian botanist, William Robinson, gives out a peculiar aromatic odor. Its upper branches were loaded with a beautiful  ralnbow-bued flower, giving forth a  heavy perfume.  Around the bass of the trees were  the dead bodies of small animals and  birds. The curator who discovered the  the rare patui felt drowsiness steeling  over him, and his son complained of  the saras feeling.  It was found that the tree whloh had  originally been brought from on* of  the South Sea Islands belonged to the  species Coeineae somnambulae, or  sleepinc -aim, whloh blooms only once  in fifty years, and the flowers of which  were formerly used ss a drug by the  islanders.  Samples of the flowers have been  sent to the medical department of the  University of California, where a test  wiH be made to disoover the souroe of  their peoullur properties,  FREE DISTRIBUTION OF CORN AND  ALFALFA SEED  In order to stimulate Interest In the  province in the growing of corn and  .Haifa. Deputy Minister Scott of the  department of sericulture has arranged for the distribution of quantities of  seed. The corn will be given to applicants free, but a small oharge will  be made for the alfalfa. All distribution is eo be made through the Farmers' Institutes ot British Columbia.  .First-class Fruit Lands  For Sale on the Hepburn Flats  A large acreage Will be -planted this spring with  standard varieties  Lots from Five Acres and Up.  Easy Terms: One-Fifth Cash, Dalance to suit purchaser  Absolutely pure water.   Domestic supply piped to every lot  The Belgo-Canadian Fruitlands,  LIMITED  Wood!   Wood!  Wood!  Dry Pine and Fir, 16-inch   ���  Or any length cut to order  Guaranteed drv wood ready for burning  Try our special Furnace Length.   You will be pleased  i Speciel Terms for Urge quantities  Cash Prices  (Delivered anywhere in town)  One to four ricks $2.50 per riclc  Five to nine ricks $2.25   ���   ���  Ten ricks or over $2.15   ���   ���  TELEPHONE    -    183  Maclaren & Co.  Orders may be left with the Okanagan Loan & Investment Co.  NANTUCKET'S BOW, CANVAS PATCHED AFTER IMPACT  The most serious sea disaster since the Titanic went down, occurred when  the old Dominion liner Monroe was sunk by the Nantucket. As usual, it  will be sought to fix the blame on some one; but in the end it will be the  same olf story. A great hue and cry will be raised that the rules are not  strict enough, but the cry will gradually get so faint that in the end, one  will have to have an ear trumpet to even hear a murmur ol protest. However, departing from the commonplace we turn to the sublime. The followinj;  is the heroic end of the chief wireless operator Ferdinand J. Kuehen.  ��� "He was standing by lifeboat No. ,1 and was about to leave the sinking ship, f Tic had a rile preserver on. saw him unfasten the preserver und  place it about the waist of a woman, and after seeing her safely a* ay, miss  his footing and fall overboard. He an am far a while in the ice oold water  but before we could reach him he sank Ho gave his life (or another, anl  perished nobly."  Are You one of the Mighty Throng?���  who are renewing and taking up subscriptions to the Record �����������H���������-  KELOWNA   RECOBD  S>,.ifi  fjfe#  -��'V,  V-*"^*^*���a  ;M  raafo  i- "iiNi  k.*!!-!  S*Z.  *9L  k��M  #C?  TPHERE is big money in chicken  *    raising if you want to go into  it for profit. But there is also a lot of money in it if  you desire to raise them for your own table or to sell them  to your neighbours. You can have a chicken dinner every  day (or ' next to nothing ' if you will take our advice.  We have much land suitable for chicken  raising from a back yard space to a large  tract. Call and see our list and let us alio  give you some Money-Making Pointers   *  E, W. WILKINSON & CO.  ���;'.'.' O'tr reprr����i��,nt(��tive if* now in London, Eng.   Send in your  11 l   j n    touch with Engliah  buyers  Full Line of Poultry Feed:  Alfalfa Meal Beef Scrap Bone  Barley Bran Charcoal  Corn Whole & Crocked Chops Grit  Oyster Shell  Shorts  Wheat  KELOWNA GROWERS'  EXCHANGE - 'Phone 29  THIS WEEKS ARR1VALS-  Wheat, Oats, Bran, Shorts, Flat Oats  Middlings, Barley Chop  PANTRY QUEEN FLOUR  Sold under a "money back" guarantee.   Delivered anywhere in the city  Agent for  WISCONSIN INCUBATORS  130 Egg Incabator,  130 Chich Brooder, both for  $13.90  Sold under a guarantee to please you  J. C. STOCKWELL  KELOWNA, B.C.  Bankhead Orchard Co., Ltd.  ICE  Send your orders in early for ice to be delivered  and  packed  in your ice-house.  Farmers in the country may obtain ice ready cut on  the pond.  It will cost you ten times more to  have  ice  delivered  in  the  summer so if you Have not already got an  ice-house consider  if it would not be an economy to build one.  FIRE WOOD  Dry fire-wood for sale in six rick lots, $2.50 per rick. Caah only.  BACON AND HAM  Next month we can supply home cured, home  smoked  bacon  and hams (rom grain fed pigs of our own growing.  APPLES  ' Yellow Newton and Spitzenberg culls at $1,25 per box.  GRINDING t  Oats, wheat and rye ground while you wait.    Get this done  and save 25 per cent, on your feed bill.  WINTER FEED  We still have room for a few head of horses.  Bankhead Orchard Co., Ltd.  PHONE 8  Amusement*  DRAMA OF THE HIGH SEAS  Under the title of "Captain Kidd"  the first drama of the high seas will  be the attraction at the Opera House  on Saturday, In-making thia production the idea was to .build a romantic  adventure story around the famous  pirate character of history. 'All* tha  noveU ever written about the high  sea marauder were searched for material, and the result has been .turning  out a three-part production that will  surely entertain and please all who  witness it,  David M. Hartford, one of the greatest actors of the present day plays the  leading role, and right well does he  enact the character of the celebrated  and notorious pirate. He is supposed  by an excellent company of well known  actors, and hundreds of supernumerary  characters are utilized. Money was  expended with a lavish hand in order  to secure the propor equipment for the  scenic investiture, and there are abundant mechanically contrived effects, used so as to give the picture its proper  place in the world of "movies."  This, the first production of its kind  will be followed by others of a Hke nature and although the title might suggest ii picture of morbid surroundings,  the management of the Opera House  guarantees that there is nothing in the  pioture, or Ub presentation that will  offend oven the most fastidious.  A CitV IN THE NIGHT  One of the best pioture stories produced in England by the Barker Company, eutitled "A Cry in the Night,"  will be shown at the Opera House on  Tuesday ufturnoon and evening. It is  fundamentally a story of high finance,  but there is the tender thread of a  love story running through it that  makes tho story very attractive to all.  The story is full of enthralling incidents and has many interesting features that mako it a worth while production.  PBOTEA  ' Trotea" is a five-part feature picture somewhat after the style  of Tigoiuur und Fantomas. only on a  muoh larger and more magnificent  scale, it is booked to appear at the  Opera House on Friday, the 20th inst.  It is the story of a remarkably clever  woman, a diplomatic agent, abouodiug  in thrilling incidents. 'Trotea" is a  woman such as we have not ���ten before in pictures. She is unique, charm  ing; resourceful and bewildering. Her  every action denotes the finished actress and athlete. She performs 'oats  that fill one with astonishment and  changes her individuality over and over  again during the run of the story,  The five-parts are replete with delightful natural scenery, excellently photographed and the incidents are presented in a manner that carries conviction  in such a manner that Protea will an  doubtedly create a sensation unlike almost any other picture ever shown  here before.  A RUN ON THE BANK  A run on tho lending libraries and  book stores of the city for copies of  "Graustark" resembles a run on the  bank. Bar MoCutoheon'B novel is  amazingly popular. Everybody is reading it. All of whioh indicates the tremendous interest being taken in the  stage production of this popular story  MASQUERADE CARNIVAL AT  ROLLER RINK  The second masquerade carnival, held  at the roller rink on Tuesday evening  a, as expected, another very successful "event.. The costumeB were v��y  numerous1, the floor being crowded  almost to the limit. The variety was  large and many very pretty costumes  us well as    original and comic   were  ell represented.  The judges, six in number were te-  k'Cted from the largo crowd of on-look-  ers and consisted of three Ladies and  three gentlemen, Their awards wore as  follows:  Virst Fancy Lady, Miss M. Griffiths.  First Fancv Gent, Wra, Fuller.  Second Fancy Lady, Miss Shayler.  Second Fancy Gent, G. W. D. Good.  First Comic Lady, Mary Biggor  First Comic Gent, Oscar Rice.  Second Comic Lady, Stanley Wade,  Second Comic Gent, C. Kirkby.  The judged found no easy task in selecting the winners, but on the awarding of the prizes, tho applause* which  greeted the announcements showed vcy  plainly that their choice waB popular  with the crowd.  After the prizes had boon distributed  the floor was thrown open to all persons desiring to skate, and from that  time on until nearly 11 o'clock the  place looked more like a bee-hive than  a ttkating rink.  '   YAtE LA^Mp^CT  osoYoostoryiswN  -���" !'!'  Notice is hereby given that I, Herbert I. Johnston, of Kelowna, B.C.,  Hotel' keeper, intend to aPP'.V '��r a Vr  ence to "rospeot for opal and petro-  feum over the following described  ands:��� Commencing at a post planted  60 ohains north of the north-east corner of Lot No. 4223; thenoe south 80  hains: thence wost 80 chains; thenoe  north 80 chains; and thence east 80  chains to the point of commencement!;  containing 640 acres, more, or'less.  Dated 23rd January, *J��14.  H, I. JOflNSTON  11-115 J. H. Christie. Agent  SONS OF ENGLAND ELECT  ��� OFFICERS  At a special meeting on Wednesday  evening, February 4th, the Sons .el  England installed in office for ths on-  Buing year the following olficors:.  I'.i'.-Uro. M. H. Lee.  W.F.���Bro. 1). G. Meyriok.  V'.P.-Bro. C. Groves. .,  Chaplain.���llro. H. Cramp.  lira.-Secy.���Bro. A. L. Baldook.  Fin.-Secy.���Bro. A. Winulow  treasurer.���Bro. W. il. Scholl.  Inner Guard.���Bro. Snows-ell.  Outer Guard.���Bro. J. ii. Davis.  Committeemen.���1st, Bro. (Irocn, Und,  Bro. Uepham; 3rd, Bro. Levitt; 4th,  Bro. liogers.  Acting District Deputy Bio. Howell  oi liamloops officiated before an enthusiastic guthering .of Knglishmun and  at the conclusion of the ceremony,  BpeecheB were made by Bros. Howell.  J. U. Davis and ��. E. Corby.  to be given at the Opera Houss  Saturday, February 28tW.  Ai manager Duncan has already had  a number of requests for reserved seats  he has decided to place tho plan in  Crawford's store for advance seat sale  about the 20th inst. An early application will be ncceBsary to get a good  choice of seats.  CHALLENGE  The Habitues ef the Chamber of  Sanctity heroby challenge any two persons in the province to play a series  of three games each of the following  games: Crokinole, Cheekers and Five  Hundred, the winners of most games  to be declared the champions.  Anyone wishing to accept this dial  lenge can make arrangements, as to  time, etc., and post forfeit (money or  marbles) with tho sporting editor of  the Kelowna Record.  Match to be under Qucensbury rulga,  strangle bold barred. A.M.L.C.  HOW THE HIGH COST OF BUILDING WAS BEATEN  Inoluded in the high cost of living is the high cost of building; in fact  it is suoh a factor that parties desirous of living near Newton, Mass, found  it cheaper to buy a house and move It more than a mile, than to build a  new house. The above photograph Shows a section of the house. It was  neosssary to out the house into throe sections in, order to move it. In moving the houss it was neosssary to go over a hffch hill; however, the feat was  successfully accomplished, the house was re-asiembled and the owner heat  tke high cost of building very muoh' to his satisfaction.  a���s  THUBSftAY, FEBBIJABY J3, 1S>V  YALE LAND DISTRICT  OSOYOOS DIVISION  Notioe is hereby given that I, Henry  B. Burtch, of Kelowna, B.C., Farmer,  intend to apply for a licence to pros*  peot tor coal and petroleum over the  following described lands:���Commencing at a post planted 80 chains north  of the north-west corner of Lot No.  4231; thenoe north 80 ohains; thence  east 80 chains; thence south 80 chains;  and thenoe west 80 chains to the point  of commencement: containing 640 acres  more or less.  Dated 23rd January, 1914.  HENRY B. BURTCH.  11-15 J. H. Christie, Agent  ���>:  A  YALE LAND DISTRICT  OSOYOOS DIVISION  Notice is hereby given that I, Alexander McQuarric, of Kclowna, B. C,  Merchant, intend to apply for a licence  to prospect for coal and petroleum  over the following described lands;���  Commencing at a post planted 2 miles  north of the north-east corner af Lot  No. , 4222; thonce north 80 chains;  thence west 80 ohains; thenoe south  80 chains; and thenoe cast 80 chains  to the point of commencement; containing 610 acres, more or loss.  Dated 22nd .lanuary, 1914.  ALEXANDER MsQUARME  11-16 J. H. Christie, Agent  SYNOPSIS OF COAL MINING  "' BEGULATIONB  Coal mining rights of the  in Manitoba, Saskatchewan aad  ta,   the Yukon Territory,   the Ni  wast Territories, and ia a   portion  the Province of British Columbia,  be   leased for a   tarn of twenty  years at an annual rental of   H  acre.    Not   more   than 2,800  will be leased to one applicant.  Application for the lease Bust m\  made by the applicant in pees on ii  ths Agent or Sub-Agent of the ��hststs��  in which the rights applied for ass  situated.  In surveyed territory the land ' ssnM  bs described by sections, or legal subdivisions of sections, and ia nmesrtfr,  sd territory the tract applied lit  shall be staked ont by ths applicant  himself.  . Eaoh application must be aeeeav  panied by a fee of 16 whisk will be  refunded If ths . rights applied tor  are aot available, but act otherwise.  A royalty shall be paid ea tke sMT-  chantabla output of tke mine at tha  rate ot five oents per ton.  The person operating the mine shit  furnish tke agent with sworn retain*  accounting for tke full quantity el  merchantable coal mined and pay tiki  royalty thereon. If the coal  rights are, not being operated.  returns should be furnished at heat  onos a year.  The lease will Include the coal sating rights only, bat tke leasee aeay  be permitted to purchase whatever  available surface rights may be considered necessary Jor the working of  the mine at tha rate of $10 an aura.  For full Information application  should be made to the secretary of  ths Department of trie Interior, Ottawa, or to any Agent or Sub-Agent  of Dominion lands. .    ,  W. W. CORY.  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  N.B.��� Unauthorized publication ot  this advertisement will not be ' paid  tor.  YALE LAND DISTRICT  OSOYOOS DIVISION  Notice is hereby given that I, Henry  H. Millie, of Kelowna, B.C., Gentle-  pian, Intend to apply for a licence to  prospect for coal and petroleum over  the following described lands:��� Commencing at a post planted 80 ohains  north of the north-east corner of Lot  No. 4222; thence north 80 chains;  thenoe west 80 chains; thence south  80 chains; and thenoe east 80 chains  to the point of commencement!; containing 640 acres, more or less.  Dated 23rd January, 1914.  HENRY H. MILLIE.  11-16 ,T. H. Christie Agent  YALE LAND DISTRICT  OSOYOOS DIVISION  Notice is hereby given that I, Simon  T. Elliott, of Kelowna, B. C,   Baal  ".state Agent, Intend te apply (or ���  (licence to prospect for coal and petroleum over the    following described  ands:��� Commencing at a poet planted U ohains north of the north-west  corner ot Lot No. 4291; thenoe south  80 chains; thence east 80 ohains; ilienoe  north 80 chains; and thenoe west 80  ohains to ths point of eommenoement-,  containing 640 acres, more or less.  Dated 23rd January, 1214.  8. T. ELLIOTT.  U-16 J. H. Christie, Agent  YALE LAND DISTRICT  OSOYOOS DIVISION  Notice ie hereby given that I,  Bob-.  rt A. Copeland, ol Kelowna, B. 0.,  Real Estate Agent, intend to apply  for a licence to prospect tor ooal nod  petroleum over the following described  lands:���Commencing at a post planted  160 ohains north ot tke north-west corner ot Lot No. 4321; fbenoe north 80  chains; thence east 80 ohains; tha  south 80 chains; and thence west 80  chains ta ths point of commencement;  containing 640 acres, more or less.  Dated 22nd January, 1914.  B. A. COPELAND.  11-16 J. H. Christie, Agent  W..f. A1TKEN  BUILDER at CONTRACTOR  Plans and Estimates  Finishing work a specialty  Office: No. 6, Crowley Block, Kelowna  P.O. Bos 511  Gaddes-McTavish  Limited  New Six-Roomed  House, close in  $30 per month  'Phone 217  Leckie Block  YALE LAND DISTRICT  OSOYOOS DIVISION  Notice is hereby given that I, Rob-  xt McDonnell, of Kelowna, B. 0���  Miner, intend to apply for a liosnoe to  irospect for coal and petroleum ores  he following described lands:��� Cera-  nenolng at a post planted 8 miles  iprtk of the north-east corner el I ot  No.   422%   thence   north   80  chains;  hence west 80 ohsins; thenoe south 80  ohains; thence east 80 ohains to the  point of commencement; containing  840 acres, more or lees.  Dated 82nd January, 1914.  robest McDonnell.  It'll J. H. Cnriette, *am<  SECOND HAND  ��� STORE ���  A. E. COX  Successor to H. Horreeks  Water Street, near Open House  P.O. Box 671 Phone 65  We Buy Everything Used In the House  Call and inspect our sleek oi  STOVES, BEDS, TABLES,  tic.  Singer Sewing  Machines  1913 Model, Rotary Hook .'.  on Easy Terms, $3 per month.  Liberal Diacount (or Cash:  Parte (or all kinds of Machine*  Supplied.  SPECIAL:  I Mahogany Dresser end Commode,  I Qr. Oek Buffet    1 Qr. oak Es, Table  6 oak Dinars     2 oak Aim Chairs..  '       I Mission Arm Chair        n  I Kitchen Cabinet       I Library TsMe  I Steel Ranee Water Front    '*���  These articles ere ee good as ne  'Mmn  n DAY, FEBRUARY 12, 1914  KELOWMA  RECORD  enmore Gleanings  (Prom our owa Cornspondant.)  Mr. Todd contemplates building     a  I house on his ranch in the near future.  A,number elf the young people from  I Kelowna enjoyed a jolly sleigh ride  last Week and spent a pleasant evening  at Mr. Rankin's.  The Church of England service was  held in the Glenmore school house, for  the second time on Sunday last, and  was well attended. In future a service  will be held on the first Sunday of the  month.  TO METHUSELAH  [ Methuselah, Methuselah,  ��� Were you not bored by all you sawT  I To live two hundred years or so  Might be aU right for all I know.  ' But living on to five t imes that  Would make me crazy aB a bat.  To think how many times you shaved,  How mauv times your form you laved;  How oft for bed took off your clothee  And put them back on when you rose;  How many times you mowed the lawn  Or shovelled snow with mittens on;  How.many timea the furnace shook  Or had to hire or fire a cook;  The JolkB-in-law how oft you saw  Come visiting Methuselah!  j  Poor old Methuse, poor old Methuse,  To live so long must be the deuoe,  When; you were sixty-five or so,  Did   folks   say:   "My!   boy, how you  grow?"  Did other aged boys at school  Get you licked when they/ broke    the  rule?  And then, when really old and bent.  Did folks try you in argument.  And, beaten, rise to take a walk,  Exclaiming: "Hear the old fool talk?"  And/how the prices must have riz  In that long thousand years���gee whin!  And did the old suit have to do  A weary century or two  When you wero rilus-great-great grandpa  And didn't count Methuselah?  WALTER G. DOTY.  ��� Items from Ellison  (From oar own Oorr.��Don<Wnt.)  On Wednesday evening last, a sum  ber of EUisonites paid a surprise visit  to the home of Mrs. T. Hereron, ths  evening being spent in a most 'hjoy-  able manner, with dancing for the  young people and cards for the flder  ones. On the Friday evening' follow  Ing, the same party of enthusiasts,  Paid a surprise visit to Mr. M. Hereron, where dancing was indulged in  until the early hours of the morning.  Friday, the 20th inst., is to be a  record tor this district. The boys ol  the baseball club are organizing a  monster concert and dance. There will  he well known vocalists and'reciters,  the young folks are preparing a couple  ot line dialogues, also pianoforte, solos, and as an additional attraction,  the services of Professor Suigh Yung  have been secured who will give a ven-  triloquial entertainment. This should  not be missed. '  MUSICAL BAIT FOR FISBX  Two devoted disciples of Izaak Walton in Pennsylvania have invented a  I musical bait for bass fishing. The new  device is described as a wooden minnow, and instead of the usual spinner  in front there is carved the face of a  nretty girl,  In front of the face is a miniature  electric light, the power of which is  furnished by a dry battery carried in  the pocket of the fisherman. There also  is a small lamp in front o! the hook  to throw light an the bait, which  | hangs on the other side.  The entire minnow is painted red,  and within the device is a miniature  musical box concealed within the body  of the artificial bait, the playing of  which is regulated by the fisherman  before he oasts his line.  The inventors say they adopted the  idea because they found while fishing  .that bass were attracted by the ring-  ling of a cowbell and that the musioal  box Is a great improvement on the  idea. They say that thev had marked  success with it.-^New York Herald.  The United States has issued a call  for holding a third peace conference at  Tbe Hague next year, according to an  announcement made at the White  House. The government took this action. H is understood at the request  of Queen Wilhelmina of Holland.        ,  IN TI^E MATTER OF THE, ESTATE  OF G. A. BOWSER, ASSIGNED  j   TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN  Take notioe that, acting under the  instructions of the inspectors of the  said Estate given me this 11th day of  February, 1914 I hereby declare a dividend of 20 ,oer cent on the first preferred claims for wages.  And also that this dividend shall  become due and payable on the 18th  day of February, 1914.  AND FURTHER TARE NOTICE that  after the date immediately above mentioned, no, claims against the said estate will be entertained.  Every    person    govern himself     accordingly.  *> ANTHONY TEMPLE.  Assignee ol the Estate of G. A. Bowser- 19  FORTUNATE  'Did your husband have any    luok  on his hunting trip?"  "Splendid! Didn't you hear?"  "No, what was it?'-  "He got back alive."  IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE  OF G. A. BOWSER,- ASSIGNED  TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN  Take, notioe that all accounts and  I claims due the said estate must be  paid to me on or before the 21st day  ot FerruaVy 1914.  AND FURTHER TAKE NOTICE that  after the date immediately above mentioned I shall take such steps or action as is deemed necessary to enforce  the payment of the said acoounts and  claims.  Every person govern himself accordingly.  ANTHONY TEMPLE.  Assignee of 'the estate of G. A. Bowie,  EXCITING MOMENT DURING HARVARD-EXETER GAME  Eaoh year-hookey is becoming mere and more a popular game. Many of  the larger colleges are now giving as muoh attention to a good hockey team  as to a winning baseball or football aggregation. This season has soon  more intercollegiate games and tournaments than ever before, even extending  to an International degree, as some ol the best Canadian teams have Invaded the American rinks.  This pioture shows a play during a recent -ame between the Harvard  freshman team and Exeter College. The Harvard team made some brilliant  plays and upheld Its well earned reputation for daring and swiftness. It is  regarded as one of the best New England teams.  is the keynote of modern business  methods. To let the people know  just what you have and what you  can do for them is one of the first  essentials of a successful business today. Boldness and originality in advertising, backed up by a genuine  endeavor to give good service has  built up most of the successful business  houses of the last twenty-five years  Whether you are running  a Department Store or  the Smallest Business you  have something to tell the  people most of the time  Tell it in the easiest and cheapest  way���through the columns of a newspaper, which reaches the home of  the people.  Job Printing  Commercial, Society, and all  other kinds of Book Printing  JL KEMWNA   RKCQRD  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 42, ltU  U  ( WANTED! )  Prepaid Rates: 2 cents per word  first insertion and 1 cent per word lot  sash subsequent insertion. No ad., inserted for less than 2fi cents.  All classified advertisements must be  paid for in advance owing to the cost  attending the booking and charging of  small items.  Copy may be received for -these ads  up to 10 a.m., Thursday morning.  PROPERTY FOR SALE  FOR SALE- 20 acres line fruit and  hay land, six milns From Kclowmi on  Vernon rond; also 7 Hbomed limiBc  and two line building lots onWilson  avenue. All at very attractive figures. Inquire F. R. Coatas, Lake-  view hotel. 28tt.  GOODS FOR PALE  FOR SALE���Good roomy cutter.   Apply C. H. Leathley, Rutland.       x  FOR SALE - Alfalfa, Timothy and  Clover, .and second out Clover. Delivered or in stack. Apply Central  Okanagun Lands. Co., or Glenmore  Ranch. 44 tt.  BAY FOR &A,... - il ,.UJ per Ion  in the stack. 0. A. Pearse, Creek-  side, 4511.  FOR SALE.���Dry cord wood, pine ond  fir, guaranteed dry, 82.")0 per rick  delivered. V. 0. Box I'M. 'Phone  2200. 3tf.  Remuneration for Council  (Continued from Pnee  HAY FOR SALE (bs  quantities,   at   Rut  Johnston, Rutland,  led)  and.  n small  Apply  ���r 1  A.  II  >rge  H.  FOB SAU\. Out hay in ^ood .'ui.il:-  lion, also !> White Wyandotte .mlluU  laying. A. \V. Cooke. Benvoultti,  Box 668, 12-JlS  WANTED  WANTED-Lotj widi   Bhaok or   small  I.OU86, Liootl central Location, iiiotlt-i-  tate prioe and easy terms. U<*;>ly giving pnrtiouliirs (<i Box "M" Ueoord  Office. 12  BOS0KLLANE0US  STRAYED-To my plnco, ted bull call.  seems to In' gentle, no ear-mark*.  Owner can have same by proving  property and pnv'n- expenses. M.  Horeron. Ellison, B. C. 7tf  DRESSMAKING and plain sewing orders taken for work by day. Apply  box "C" Liecord olTce, or telephone  264. 12-13  WILL THE PARTY WHO TOOK a  robe from a sleigh at Mount View,  church, Rutland, Monday nighl, Feb  rusty 2nd, please leave same at Record Office and save trouble.    12-13  FOE SALK,-Three horses, buggy, and  cart.   Oskar Tress, Kelowna.      12t.f.  FOUND-Row or sail Boat, about 16-ft.  Owner inquire at Record Office.        I ltf  NOTICE  Any peruon found cutting saw logs  or boom sticks on the shore of Okanagan Lake will be prosecuted.  0. K. LUMBER CO.  Fsb. 39 LIMITED.  PIANO TUNING INTIMATION  Mr. R. McfJeorge, authorized Piano i  Tuner and Regulator for Mason & I  Hindi, Limited, intends being in Ke- j  lowna and district within the next two  WMkl.  Partiea requiring his servires for tuning, ato., will -kindly leave their address with Messrs. Crawford & Co.  MASON & R1SCR PARLORS  10-11 Kelowna, B. 0.  The resolution, however, was passed'  unanimously, and the nc^-ury by-law  will bo submitted at a subsequent  meeting.  A resolution was also passed, mak-  ng the following increase* in the salaries of the city staff. City dork's salary was raised to fclWUitj per month;  hat of Mr. F. V. Boyle, in charge of  he Water and Light department to  110.00; per raontlir, and that of Mr.  ,W. H. Ronnie to 890 per month. The  alary of the Chief Engineer was also  ���aised to 8100 per month. The increases wore to take effect from the  irst of the year.  Principal A. U. Lord, of the public  school reported that the census of the  city had been completed by the teachers and scholars with tho exception of  thirty hoUBCfl where the occupants wen*  not at home, The present figures stood  at 2633 within tho city, and 2920 in-  'hiding Bankhead, Lakeview, and  Woodlawn subdivisions which adjoined the city. Jle hoped however to  have the figures complete within a few  days and Mould furnish the council  with  tho figures,.  The counoil by resolution passed n  vote of j hanks to the principal:* of the  high school nnd public, school, nnd  those who had worked with them, for  the good work they' lutd done In tt>k-  ing (he census of the city.  Alderman Copeland asked permission  lo hiiv a team  for ;i few days for tin  iiirpose of filling ��� slough nil the (marital road,    lie stated Hint his reuson  or wishing  to dp the wn-i,  aj     this  lime  was  to take advantage of     thfl  rozen state, of the slough.    Alderman  'ofieland  was authorized  to huve  the  work done upon condition thi\i     pay:  ment for the sume..would be di-fened  hould  such   action   l��0onie  necessai'v.  \   resolution  was passed   that      iho  ti'eef  riirtnirn.' from Pendo/1 street   to  ihe lake, to the north of the ho^; Ua!  frnunds be named Rtrathcona fivcduo,  Tho  following ncu'otints    were     then  passed, after which  the meeting     adjourned-  Dominion Express Op,  (express  on phensants)         2.I.")  Okanagan Telephone Co     819,5f.  Kleetrie Rhie I'rint k Man Co  (eeworage  plan)          2.7fi  White .v   llindon,  stjiit.im'ry  ...   103,25*  Edmund Wild, puynient for   10  feel   of lot   10,     man  197  ...    108.09  Rnnis .V McDonell, street   work       (i.BO  C.  I\  \i.. freight        2.8!  Dominion Express Co. (exprosn  on water maps)   25  Dominion   Govt   Telegraph service, (telegrams)       9,10  ".. II. Dunn, (petty cash, .Tan.)   20.13  RV.  P. Moredith, teaming 75  R.  Sutherland,  hire of rig  to  convey prisoner to    jail       5.50  lospital Society,    ("nro of insane person        .TOO  T.  Akeroyd, Bewor work,        6.0(1  |G. Markham, care offices    and  fire hall. Dei-ember       14.00  Harry .lames, interpreter's fees      7,B0  Bume & Temple, consultation  fees, etc ,     13.00  R.   Sutherland,   transportation  for lunatic and constable ...     41.00  Miss J. Wild, duty on iron, bell  and  brokerage fee          1.30  J. Symonds, work on pole line     13.05  C.  P.  R. (freight)        11.41  W. H.  Paisley (teaming)         2.00  ,W. A. (libson, work on streets      1,50  Power house, pay roll     040.00  G. H. Dunn, salary    150.01)  E. V. Royle, salary      90,00  W. H. Rennie, salary       80.00  P.  T.  Dunn,  salary     100.00  B. Sutherland, Salary     125.00  Albert Gibb, salary        86.00  J. A. Bibber, salary ,      25,00  A.  K. Davy, salary     166.nfi  W.  Sabino, salary     100.71  )r. TT.T..A. Keller, rent      40.00  TT. 1. Johnston, rent      40.00  B. C. Restaurant  Water Street  OPPOSITE DREAMLAND THEATRE  Messrs Chong and Wong Yet beg to  announce that th:y have purchased the  business of the B. C. Restaurant from  Quon Jake On (Sam Lee), Quon, Sen,  Mark Gjn due, and Wont* Wing, and  will take over the management on  February 12th next.  No claims against tho former proprietors will be reco<raized after tfcat  date. ' 10-12  Auction Sale  Of Cows. Honest Hens, Potatoes,  and Household Goods, at  S. SPENCER'S  Corner of Bernard Avenue and Bankhead  Monday, February 23rd  At 1.30 p.m.  JJC. STOCKWELL   -   Auctioneer  City of Kelowna  Notice ii hereby given that the Mu-  eicipal council- of tha City of Kelowna  will require tha following supplies in  tha near future, and all persons interested are invited to submit prfces  ���n i��ma: *  Fira Hydrants.  Water maters    and couplings     with  atraight   reading    dials indicating  If. 8. Gallons.  Water Meter Dial Extensions, length  2 ft. < in.  Curb boiee.    '  G. H. DUNN,  City Clerk.  Kelowaa, B. C.  January 2Sth   1014.  G, K. Teal, salary     100.00  P.   CofTpy,   work on waterworks     15.f>rl  P. Swalnaon, street works     108.00  J. J. T.ysti'r, Attendance at fire  with automobile       18.110  O. A. Fisher premium on insurance polioy. covering members of fire brigade     451.00  ADMINISTRATOR'S SALE  THE LeFEVRE ESTATE  Kor Snle by Tender  In order to wind up the estate this  valuable property will bo sold, awl  tenders are invited for tho purchase o!  same, up to March QOth, 1914.  Estate consists of 143 acres, mostly  under cultivation, with its own irrigation system, for further particular*  apply lo Box 157, Kelowna. 12tf  BLOCK PARTY  At the Roller Rink  Wednesday Night, Feb. 18th  Regular Skating Session, 8 fill 10.30  South Kelowna Land Co,  Limited  MISSION RANCH  Horses   taken in for   winter  feed at $4 per month.  Reduction for large numbers.  R. S. HALL,  Telephone, Mgr. of Ranches  House 75.  Ranch 2305. 7lf.  Here's a New Book  on Im&ewtor  Scientific  Management  (~\R, to be more specific,  a book dealing with that  important phase of Scientific Management which ha* to do with tht ���eon-  omy of floor space in the factory, store, warehouse,  garage, hotel or printing plant  This Book tells a story of how these failures might have  vital interest to every progres- been turned into successes.  srve business man.   It points        If it is the means of help-  the way to increased profits ing yon solve some knotty  through greater efficiency.  It problem a your owa busi-  lays bare the causes of many nets, we will feel that it hat  business failures and shews accomplished its object.  OTIS-FCNSOM  ELEVATOR COMPANY  LIMITtO  50 BAY ST., TORONTO  FLU is and mail this  coupon TO-DAY. Do  not put it off until another time. Better tear  it off and mail NOW.  while the thought is fresh  in your mind.  Name.  I     Address    I  &  IMPORT ORDER  WE receive regularly an import  order from Messrs. Crosse &  Blackwell of some of their lines  which are hard to obtain from the  wholesalers and at the same time  we buy all Crosse & Blackwell requirements which means that we always have their output fresh & new      j  CI 1U I'NEY���Bengal   Chutney, Mange   Chutney,  and Jirhoot Chutney,  all at 50c per bottle  P1CKLES--C & B Mixed, C & B Onions, C tt B Walnuts. C & B Gherkins  All at 40c per bottle  VINEGAR���There is more C & B bottlrd Vinegar said in the world to.  day than any other hind 25c per bottle  LEMON CHEESE���The oiiginal makers of Lemon Cheese.. .SOcperbottle  GROUND ALMONDS���In 10-ounce. bottles at  75c  In   5-ounce bottles at 50c  These are generally sold for pounds and half-pounds  ALMOND PASTE���The best and freshest 60c per lb  PARMESAN CHEESE-Graled, in bottles 35c per bottle  PASTES���Meat Pastes and Fish Pr.atcs in endless variety 25c per jar  We advertise these Crosse   Ac   Blackwell goods because you knew as  does everponc else thatCtOBS: fit Blackwell stands for Quality the world over  s  It Pays to deal with McKenzie.     Try it  The  McKenzie Co., Ltd.  Quality & Service our mollo.  5 per cent. Discount for Cash  Monthly accounts nett  Saturday  C. & B. Pickles, regular 40c size, for 25c Cash  Made-to-Measure Ck thing  (^ Our new spring samples of Tweeds and  Worsteds of: the famous C. N. & R.  Brand, are no\v to hand, and we extend  to you a very' special invitation to loo':  them over.  C| Styles and Priqes are better than ever  before and a PERFECT FIT is absolutely  guaranteed,  fl Come in and make your selection early  before the Easter rush.  Let us show you our new line of BROAD-  WAY CLOTHING, "Fit for a Prince"  Moderate   and   Reasonable   Prices.    Latest,   up-to-the-minute   Styles Ready-to-Wear   New and Nifty Boots and Shoes  Our Spring and Summer Stock of  Boots and Shoes for Men has arrived  We liave the swellest range of Styles ever shown  in th s city, and we can supply  Style combined with Comfort  for any foot and to suit any purse  Thomas Lawson, Limited  T  mamd

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