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 WKoXouTOvm\  tfclotona Ucxotb  VOL. IX.   NO. 14.  KELOWNA BRITISH COLUMBIA, THURSDAY. FEBRUARY 22. 1917.-4 PAGES  h    U.  91.50 Per Annum  School Estimates Before  City Council Monday  Trustees Urge (or Sewer Con  nection to Public Schools  The presentation of the school  estimates (or the year constituted  the principal business at the meeting of the city council Wednesday  morning. Trustees Bigger and  Trench appeared on behalf of the  school board and laid before the  council the following forecast of  expenditures:  Teachers' Salaries $14,036  Less Govt. Grant    6,456  Janitor's salary   Secretary'a salary      Library Fund    Pupils' and Teachers' Supplies.  lanitor'a Supplies   Manual Training Ac Dom. Scien.  Delegate'a Expenaea    Medical Examination   Convention Fees   Fuel   Repairs to buildinga  Children's Patriotic Concert  is Ureal Success  Ths children's eonosrt ofgaaited by a  committer) ot looal ladies, and held lust  Friday evening in th* i'ubiio jutiool  assembly hall was a suooess tr >m svory  point oi view. Ih* large bull was  crowded to tbe doors, and judging by  ths many expressions oi pleasure, and  tba applause accorded tlie various  items, it waa evident that tba >large  audianoe enjoyed itseli.  The conoert was arranged primarily  to raise money ior ths Patriotic Fund  and in this respect too the promoters  have every ruusou to ieel gratified, ior  the respective sum oi   (168.6(1     was  J,'SU0 cleared over all expenses.   These latter  300 only   amounted to $13.36 in all,   and  ,,' j included    tiokata,    hauling   oi ebairs,  I5U druying, and materials ior costumes.  150    On Thursday evening   a   dress   re-  50 hearsal waa given at a reduced oharge  Ior tbe benefit ol the ohildren.  The programme was aroully excellent  $7,560  450  25  900  250 one and went without a hitch     irom  Maintenance and Improvement start to finish.    It opened with a dis-  ol school grounds              250 ,         , ,,���.     .    ,  ��� :.,,,  ,      ..            I,  ranee ol Frame school              126 P1** o��    *V��"��1 Drill" by ths puplL  300 oi   Mr.    Gordon's room, with musical  300 aowmpaniment by Henry Tutt.   Next  I264T0O CamB * P'��no,ort* ablo by Miss) Amy  ' I Btme.  510.77 A little playlet illustrating the  lam-  ,  ., ous scene in English history where the  ...��I2,I3U.2J fugitive j^ Alfrod( disguised as     a  It was   pointed out that this was I peasant, incurs the wrath oi his good  slightly in excess of last year's ex- landlady    by   allowing   ber cakes to  Insurance  Light, Water, Scavenging  Sundries   Amount standing to credit oi  board on city books    Amount to be levied.  perulitrireii.     This was due to the  fact that it had been found   neces-  burn on the hearth after having promised to watch them.   Miss Grace Hob-  sary to engage another teacher to son represented the ^grieved housewife,  meet the growing needs of the | Baiplx Bbij the aDsent-minded Allied,  school. There was no doubt about [ and Johnny Krimer and Hugh Mo  the increaae of population so far Kenzie two ol his men who bring him  as the school was concerned, ana1 good tidillg, ���. the ^ ���, wmr..  it was more than likely that by mid- fortunes.  summer  still  another  addition to.   Little Mis. Alma Cooper really just-  the teaching staff would  be need- ified her announoement that abe w���  ed.    A payment  of $500   due to ������������    uuk EBki     ��� ^ . gt   .  the government in connection with n���m.���� �������,^ ~   u ,,:  .L    M         1 T   ���  ���          j n, .���    UugKan oreated muoh amusement with  the Manual I raining and Domestic li. .���;,_,   -, ,,.   j .       .    ������.      ,  c .                          1 ���    jni    l    it    ��� recital of the doings in    Shorehnm  science was explained tully bv the r -_���>��  J  : TL : . -r ,u_ l^amp.  deputation. The equipment of the  two classes in the tvayof tools and  furniture and appliances, had cost  the government over $2,000 to in.  stal, and they were willing to turn  'all this over to the city for $500.  Mr. Bigger took occasion to  again urge upon the council the  need of aewer connection for the  public school. He fully realized  the difficulty at the present time,  but he asked the council to at  least take some steps to get estimates and see what the scheme  would cost.  Mayor Sutherland said he was  afraid it was entirely out of the  question lo carry out the work on  the original plan as laid out for  the whole city. The council could  only put in a temporary pipe line,  and the cost would have to come  out of current revenue. Of this,  there was no hope thia vear.  It was decided, however, that  the Health Committee should investigate the whole question and  get an estimate of the probable  cost.  Aid. Rattenbury reported to the  council concerning the recent visit  of a representative of the Hospitals  Commission regarding the securing of accommodation in Kelowna  for a number of invalid soldiers.  It waa decided to forward a  communication to headquarters  signifying the council's approval of  the idea, and offering to do all  possible to help in making the  necessary arrangements.  Miss Caldwell's olass gave a charm  ing rendering oi a banning little  ohbrue irom the "Geisha,'' the jirottily  contrived Japanese costumes producing  a very striking effect.  Then oame the Boy Soouts, under  the charge oi S.M. Weddell, and gave  a demonstration of "First Aid," mending broken bonet and restoring drowning men with a wonderful faoility torn  of long praotioe. Then they tried to  qualify as gsnuine subjects for first aid  by an exhibition oi "Pyramids," each  one followed by a sensational collapse  whioh made some of the stout fathor��  in ths audience literally gasp with  horror.   1  There was an intermission here oi   e  The temporary loan by-law to  raise $10,000 for present needs  against current expenses waa finally passed.  Aid. Rogerson reported that the  cartaker of the park had commenced his duties on the 15th of tin-  month. The parks committee had  been making enquires and obtaining estimates for the construction  of a email tool house aad shelter  for the cemetery.  Aid. Buck recomended that the  new regulation regarding the fire  calls go into effect on March 1st,  and that the new cards be distridut-  ed by the meter reader on his next  round. It was also arranged that  the notice should appear in the  paper.  United Farmers of Brills h Annual Meeting Of  Poultry Association  Now Largely Occupied With  Co-operative Flour, Feed and  Sugar Purchasing  During the past twelve mcntlis   ike  Columbia Organized  With the adoption of constitution  and by laws and the election of officers, the Uuited Farmers of British  Columbia became an established'  institution Saturday, one which the  promoters believe will reault in  placing the agricultural industry of  province upon a more secure basis,  improve conditions of the agriculturist by the introduction ofgr-rater Kelowna Poultry Asfoolutlur" has sm I  organization and co-operative effort to its members nearly 18,600 worth of  in the production and marketing of iiour>.feed, poultry supplios, and sugar  produce,  and   permit  of  a   solid       . .  _, .  , ^    ..   ,  r       .   .' K  '   , ,7 and has increased its membership from  tront being piesented on all  ques-  tions vital to the well-being  ofthe 112 ����� 1M-   ""B H�� **�����*)' ��*  industry. tnBt this cooperative importation    of  It was the unanimous opinion of supplies has been going on, sales have  the delegates that the  element  of )ma ^ ro|md a     ��� ,D0Ut |U(W)  politics should be eliminated, and     ,���,       ,   . ,.  1    1 . 1   ��� j       ihese facte were urouuht out     lust  instead or an attempt being made *  10 establish independent  political Tuesday evening et the annual meet-  organization to confine the political ing   oi   the Association held in     tl.e  activities   of     the   union   to   the Board   oi Trade room.   There wee a  education    of   the    farmer   ajong Jurg, attendance, and the atisir   lock  economic lines and enlist the sup- ^ almost social aspect Irom the fact  that    the   ladies   served reirainm,mui  port of candidates of the existing  Dairies in behalf of such policies aa  will benefit the industry,  Another feature of the new organization will be the {nil rights  of membership to women.  The officers elected were: President, Mr. C.   G.   Palmer,  Duncan,  during a short interval.  In the absence oi the presideut, Mr.  A. It. Drysdals, Mr. Lyon llaney occupied the ohair. Mr. Uryudale, however, in a letter regretting his eosence  through    sickness, suomitled a   bvi.il  ,     .    �� m 1 \ii a rsport and some important reoonuncn-  vice-presidents. Messrs. J. W. Berry, <iatl0M  Langley; R. A. Copeland, Kelowna;  and P. H. Moore, Saanich directors, Messrs. J. J.Johnston, Nelson  Considering looal euaditUns  I during the year, end the many ultti-  jculties under which they had worked,  C. N. Hurford, Courtenay; L. Dil.i ^J"0**? -�� * be eongravu-  worth. Kelowna; R. H. H-lmer, l^.iT!!.^ !f?.**f**��,�� '"Ult  Summerland;   and  W. E.   Smith   *omev,d' whi��b should encourage them  Revelstoke; secretary, Mr. George  Sangster, Victoria.  few minutes, probably designed to  allow time for recovery after the la��t 1  item, when Hiss Amy Hums stint.).11  the second part wish another pianoforte solo.  Next followed   a    pretty   dance,  He referred sympathetically te tbe  great loss the Association had suffered  in the sudden death of its pitsident,  the late Hr., U, 0. Prowse.  lhe time had come, he iaU, to put  the Association upon a better financial  'basis so that it would be aula to  I handle their ieed purehaaVe in.i.Jvumw,  "Gavotte" by Mies Phyllis league,!At V"Mai ">* nad "�� ,UnJia< wti''��  Hiss Doris Teague, Hiss Nellie White-! "x^ Mrv�� aa a beaie ol tredil, and  head, and Hiss Rob. Willits. These ��wu* ** **f* "' "P1**1 ��*���? ��K* ��*  young 'ladies had been trained Uv HivV*W��--.��>.hl*X **? "��*. to***'! *J*  Ursula Whitehead, and .they esrtainlv di��ons. He strong* r<*��nme!ided  performed their parts weU. *U��    ��uflioi��nt   "P1*"1   ta fail,d m  Hiss Hay Hill sang "Daddy," her ���<"����� w���� �� - ����� "�� *** *�� W ���*  voice and manner fitting in so well. ���*�������� tw0 ���*" of ieed o�� e east basis,  with the pathoe ol this old lavorite,! W Km* tim�� th�� <"rectore "adtieen  that tears oould be seen (ailing in ttn discussing .the advisability ol ineorpor-  directions. ,tin'J uot"r ^ Agricultural Asaooia-  ProbaMe the most popular item of *?M�� *���*��� ^ �������> ����s*r>at��d a .eapital  the evening, though several were loud- !of ��2'6U0> Thi�� ooula *�� >"u,d ta *U  ly encored, was the "Three Old Maids 'h��", ol *10 ���Mh�� <* m "h��r* ol *  ol Lee," a trio by Hies Bullock, Hies eaoh- At ** r��U ** "*>���������ed  Chesterfield, and Hies Campbell. The," appointment ol a etrong' eommit-  moral contained in this aad naretion ��� ** to lake *��� matUr UP ���Bd ���*��� ���  was no doubt taken deeply to heer* thorou��h iuvestigatioii.  by all, for the three maids were loudly cheered and insistently recalled.  "Sir Boger de Coverley," most grace  ful of old English country dan3 is, Men  ed tbe proposal. In addition to the  savings for cash payments, hs aaid  that last year they would have been  able to buy local wheat at $38 per  ton instead ol paying tot).  Mr. D. Ennis said he agreed with the  suggestion ol the president that  good strong oommittee be appointed  to go into the matter. He believed  that incorporation would be the beet  plen. The Association had tried  every other way. The first ear oi feed,  he recalled, had been paid for by six  of the members signing a joint note at  the bank for the amount. He believed  that' as they had made a success with  sugar, that the purchases oi the Association might include hams, bacon,  I lard, and other imperishable goods.  I Mr. C. E. Weeks opposed the plan as  I he thought that better results could  be obtained by amalgamating some of  the existing organizations, thui i.nnli  ling them to conduct operations on a  larger scale.  A vote being taken, howover, showed  nineteen in lavor of-incorporation and  only two against. It was therefore  resolved that thc directors, with 1 bo  addition oi Hr. Hiddleton, should po  into details and report to a subsequent general meeting.  A proposal to start a delivery system was voted down unanimously.    /  There was considerable discussion re  garding the possibility ol establishing  a collecting system for e?gs, and seeking an outside market, but it appeared to be the general impression that  the regularly available supply was nut  largo enough as yet to do much more  than take care of local needs.  There .was a notable lack of cnthu -  iasm when the question ol a poultry  show wns 'mentioned, which seeuic-l Id  indioate, as one speaker put it, thnt  the Association had become mom Interested in feed purchasing I ban in  poultry showing. It was, however,  loft lo the directors to take some Jt^ps  towards the arranging ol the annual  district show, cooperating to that  end with Penticton and Summerland.  very creditably performed by twelve  little boys and girls, in appropriate  costume, and the nrjgmmiuo was thsn  brought to a close by a eh irus fro n  "H.H.S. Pinafore," by twelve j-Uy  "Jaok Tare."  The ladies responsible lor the entertainment, end who modestly refuse to  allow their names to be mentioned,  desire to thank all who nsailtcd in  any way with the programme, or contributed towards the ���uocess ol the  evening. They wish especially to mention Hr. J. A. bigger and Mr. Ceo.  Ritohie'for their work on the platform  and Mr. Tronwith for supplying the  lighting, not forjol'/iia- the triwiies  for their kindness 'n nllorwin); ths i-se  ol the room.  THE    MINISTER    OF    FINANCE  REQUESTS  THZ   PEOPLE   OF   CANADA   TO  BEGIN NOW  TO  SAVE   MONEY   POR  THE  NEXT WAR LOAN  He commended the secretary, Mr. A.  Notley, ior hia valuable servios ior  the Association.  The financial statement, whieh was  next read by tba secretary, showed  that the total disbursements during  the year had been 13,84)4.40. Thia included a eaeh balance in the bank ol  $207.16. 01 this expenditure *ol'8.4o  had been for flour aad ieed, and 11133  .7(1 ior sugar. There had ban a gross  profit on ieed sales ol IS 10.53, and en  sugar ol ��34.30, end membership fees  had brought in 1164. Against this  were general expenses, $186.04, wagee,  $377, leaving a net profit oa the year  ol f 186.80.  During the year the Ellison Milling  Co.: had donated a cup for local competition at the show, and the directors  and some oi ths members had given  another to be competed for by ths  whole district.  The election oi officers resulted se  follows: Presidsnt, A. B. Drysdals;  Tice-preeidsBt, A. W. Cooke; directors,  D, Ennis, H. Jenkins, V. Bwainaoa, C.  Rogerson, Geo, E. Thompson, Mack  Copeland, Lynn Harvey, and 0. Dark  for Kelowna, W. J. PowUry, Ellison,  J. J. Hall, Bntlaad, E. Gregory, East  Kelowna, Mrs. Prowse, Glimsssre. A  representative; ior tke Mission wee left  undecided. Mr. All. Notley was reelected secretary, aad Mr. G. A. Fisher  auditor.  Alter aa interval for refreehnwnte a  general disousaion took place, the first  matter to be taken up being the qnea-  tioa ol incorporation.  Mr. 0. Rogerson eras the first to  speak la lavor ol tbe plea. Hs aaid  that the Creamery aad the Poultry  Association had beta the two most  successful things ia Kelowna, aad it  waa now accessary lor the latter to  go ahead a little faster. Th,. laot of  incorporation and raising ol share  capital would enable them to bay lor  oaeh where they wanted, aad besides  saving atoney la that way upoa parte keep a stock lot ******  Mr. Lyan Barvsy also saffesV  The provincial Court .oi Revision is  being held today in Kelowna.  The following are amonpst the new  directors appointed by the B. C. Fruit  Growers' Association' at its annual  convention: North Kelowna, J. E.  Reekie, South Kelowna, L. E. Taylor,  Peachland - Westbank, Thos. Powell,  and Summerland, R. T. Agur.  At the convention ol the B.C. Fruit  Growers' Assoov-tion Mr. W. E. He  Taggart, late fruit markets commissioner at Calgary, was presented with  a handsomely engraved gold watch in  token ol appreciation oi his services  to the fruit industry in that capacity.  The presentation was made by Mr. L.  E. Taylor, who wee one ol the delegates from Kolowna.  Merchants'Assoc. Joins  Board of Trade  Meeting of Former Approves  Plans for Amalgamation of  Two Bodies  The Kelowna Merchants' Association  went out ol exiaUnoe. Tuesday night  when a well-attended, meeting of members oalled for the purpose'ducidod io  carry out the plana which ��� havs been  under discussion for some time for  amalgamation with ths Hoard of  Trade.  Tin1 understanding betff*vn the. iwu  bodies, and the -basis upon whtc.i tho  union has been effected, ii that thi  Merchants' Association, or hi it v ill  henceforth be called, lhe "Merchants'  Section of the Board of Trad��," w 11  maintain to a certain extent a stf urate identity in all matters i^olusivtiiy  alTeoting the merchants' intsrcBiti, and  that they shall have power to il"H  their own members of this merchants'  section, and to hold separate mvi'tm^s  when necessary.  In the past the Association has done  much (good work in fostering a better  understanding between the business  men of the city, and alao in curtailing  the ruinous ays tern of indiscriminate  credit which prevailed a year or two  ago. It is not proposed' that work of  this nature should be entirely lest  sight of in the larger interesta nf the  Board of Trade. The sub-oommittee  of three merchant* appointed by the  Board of Trade will also serve as an  executive committee for the merchants'  section, and the members of this committee will be recommunded each year  by the merohantB.  These conditions had been drawn up  as a result of negotiations between a  special commiUee of the merchants  and the Board of Tradp executive, and  the resolution putting them into effect  was carried with only one diasentiant  vote.  Votes of* thanks were pass*! to the  secretary, Mr. C. H. JacVaon, and to  the president. Mr. W. Hau^, nnd as  the Association had no liabilities, it  ���was decided to cancel all outstanding  fees.  A German newepnper expressing  pleasure at AmKassaldor Gerwd'a  departure from Berlin, acrnae* him  f being the betrayer of Sir Roger  Casement.  Lamon V. Harknesa, Standard  Oil magnate, who died at Pasadena, Cal., two years ago, left  a fortune estimated at $170,000,-  000. The estate ia subject to a  transfer tax of more than six  million dollars.  The Corporation of the City of Kelowna  Revised Fire Alarm System  To take effect on March 1st, 1917  PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that on and after the  above date the following Fire Alarm Signals will be ueed in  thia Citv. The cards which have been delivered to the telephone holders designate the alarm (or that particular diatrict.  Should any telephone subscriber have been inadvertently  overlooked, he may secure a card by applying at the City  Offices on or after the aforesaid date.  Ib cue of FIRE all ap CENTRAL, give number of Fire  District Block, Name of Occupant, and Street  BLOCK No. 1���That auction bounded by Abbott Street, Bernard Avenue, Ellis Street and Mill Creek.    Fire signal Syren only.  BLOCK No. 2���That section North of Bernard Avenue and West of  Ellis Street.   Fire signal Syren and One ordinary whistle.  BLOCK Ne. 3���That section North of Bernard Avenue and Eaat of  Ellis Street.   Fire sujnel Syren and Two ordinary whistles.  BLOCK No. 4���That section East of Ellis Street and South of Bernard  Avenue to  Mill Creek.    Fire signal Syren and Three ordinary  whistles.  BLOCK No. S���That aection South of Mill Creek and to Cadder Avenue.  Fire signal Syren and Four ordinary whistles.  BLOCK Ne. 8���That section South of Cadder Avenue to the City Limits.  Fire signal Syren and Five ordinary whistles.  ONE SHORT BLAST when fire is over.  The public are requested to retrain from using the 'phone for a ahort  period following an alarm, except in urgent cases.  Kelowna, B.C. *������  Febraary 2let. 1917. G. H. DUNN.  City Clerk. ���������  ���"  PAGE TWO  K^BLOW>  WNA   1ECORD  I.HTJBSDAY, FEB. aind, 1917.  KBLOWNH RECORD  FiMtiM %mtf Sfenakf at Mowm,  JOHN LKATHLKT  KaTUew sxwA Fropri-ior  SUBSCRIPTION  RATES  TMt.   7��o..    lis    bob tha.  Uoitw  I1.M   .  SUtu 10 o��at* addhioMl.  All latbiertutiOU o��y��bl��i ia advanc?  HobjcriVxtri mk ta* nnlw !��*��� c*n have  ���ttra Winn mailed to (rUndf at a diatanc*  ai HALF RATS, ta.. 76 oanta par raar.  Thb medal nriviUft ii iraatad lor ias  Durpuaa ol aJvartialag tha oltv VsA diatrict.  ADVEltTIHINO  RATBB  I.ODQR NOTICEB. FBOFBSSION.iL CAIHIM.  ETC., ��f oaata sar eotama ta<4 oer wak.  LAND AND TIYBEB N0T1CBS-S0 dava. if,-  60 dm 17.  WATHB N0TICBS-��t> far Gva laaartioiia.  LKGAL   ADVBHTiaiNO���Firat    iaaarttoD.    12  .   oaata par Uaa; eatdi nbaatraeat iaiurtion. a  caata aw Uaa.  CLASSIFIED   ADTBttTISEtfBNTfl -2 omU  I    oar  word    Hrat  inwrtloa.   1  caat  wr  word  aa��& ���abaaqwrat laaartioa-  DISPLAY ADTEBTraEllENTS - Two inahM  aad aadar. 10 mnt* wr lack lint  hawrtion  , owe taro Uobw 40 oaata sar iaca fir*t in-  aartfaa; 20 eaafa Mr laca aaoh aabaaguaat  taaarttoa.  All cfcanma ia contract advertfaatnatita maat  ba la tkt aaoda ol tha orlatar bv Tntada*  ���vtjnlnj to aaanra pablioatloa I* tha next  tana.  Westbank News  tVraaa ear awa CerresBoaslaat.l  Mra. Marten, of the Lakeview,  was a traveller to Kelowna on  Monday.  Mr. Ben Hov, of the agricultural  department, it expected here this  week to conduct a pruning school.  Mias M. Hay, the teacher of the  Glenrosa school, wea away to Kelowna this week end.  Mr. John Falkner did his bit on  Saturday towards Red Croat work.  We hear it is a good yarn, too.  Mre, Gore waa a vieitor to Kelowna this week, spending A few  days with the wife of her ton Fred,  and her mother, Mra. Baltiliie.  i Mr*. Linttrum  was a  visitor to  Kelowna  on  Saturday,  Mr. John  '    Dobbin   also   making the tlip the  wl tame day.  Mrt. Howard ��� Stribbing and  daughter have been visiting Glenrosa this last ) aek being the guests  of Mrs. C. Hitchner.  Mr. Burgsrrea arrived on Tuesday to visit some friends et Glen-  rota, being met by Mr. Curtis  Hitchner,  Word has been receive that Mr.  L. C. Featherstonehaugh hat been  ordered overseas with the Strath-  cona Horse, who have been quartered in Winnipeg thia winter.  Moat of tha ranchers have been  busy in their orchards this week  fmining, taking advantage of the  att fall of mow, which makes it  nicer for getting around.  Messrs. Shoji & Taneda have  been buty thit week pruning their  orchard, and by the heaps of limbs  lying on the ground they have let  the sunshine in.  Mrs. McCrecken returned to  Glenrosa a few days ago having  made a previous visit, when she  wat struck, at they tay, with the  beautiful produce of this land of  the ripe, red, juicy tomato, and  made a deal with the Hitchner  Brothert. She has gone back to  the prairie to put her house in  order for an early return.  Mr. T. McAlpine, road superin.  tendent, and Mr. Stuart, of Victoria, were here taking an inven  tory of government machinerji, alao  the state of the roads needing re  pairs, etc.  The school has been unavoid  ably closed for a few days, owing  to the indisposition of Miss Weeks  who had to viait Dr. Knox on Mon  day. accompanied by Mrs. E, P.  Dobbin with whom she resides.  Mr. D. E. Gellatly is makinrr a  semi-official visit to Victoria. He  intends seeing the powers that be  whilst there. "Courage without  fear; victory or death" is his  motto.  Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Joslyn were  passengers to Kelowna Monday  last who were fogbound, and had  eventually to make the trip to Penticton and back before they could  be landed at Westbank.  Harry Hirosawa was intending  moving a building off the Watc-  horn ranch to the Thacker place,  which he has rented, but the  horses were " minus " when needed. They are wise horses-and  had been hitched to that building  before.  Miss Clarke, secretary of the  Red Cross, reports having forwarded 13 pairs of sox to the Kelowna  branch. Don't let your knitting  keep you away from the monthly  social���bring it along���someone  will help you to wind the wool.  Mr. Alec. Nicol, jnr., is in charge  of the road work which is in progress along the lake shore between  the Buslirics and the home ranch  of Mr. D. E. Gellatly. This piece  of road has needed repair a long  while, Mr. Gellatly having hauled  a large quantity of produce over  it. This last week he reports having shipped ten cars of  potatoes.  British "Loan of Victory"  Over-subscribed  The response to the British  'Loan of Victory" has been enormous, and indicates, as much as  anything, the confidence and temper of the people.  The money tubtcribed to the  new loan is at lest ��700.000,000,  exclusive of contributions from the  banks, Andrew Boner Law, chancellor of the exchequer, stated in  the House of Commons   Monday.  Mr. Law said that the number  of applications received for the  loan on the last day were so large  that 200,000 or 300,000 were not  deal with, and the reault would not  be known till next week.  There is a tuggeation at the  coast that Mra. Ralph Smith be  nominated at a women's representative to fill the vacancy caused by  the death of her husband,  In connection with the espionage  bill pending in the U.S. Senate, it  was atated that there were 100,000  spies in the United States, and that  it waa absolutely essential that  drastic laws be enacted to protect  navel stations, submarine] bases  and|other*national defences.  Orders for  Local  Scouts  "M prepared'      Kelowna Troop  Troop Firat;   Self Last  Edited by Pioneer.    Feb. 24, 1917  Orders by Command for week  ending 3rd March. 1917.  DUTIES: Orderly patrol for  week, Beavers ; next for duty, Curlews.  PARADES. There will be the  utual patrol meetingt during the  week at the call of the different  leaders. Patrol leaders and seconds  will meet at the club room on Wednesday the 28th of Fedruary at  7.15 p.m.  On Saturday of thia week we  shall have our first Basket Ball practice at 2. 30 in the afternoon atthe  exhibition building. All those  who wish to go on the floor must  mutt wear rubber shoes. We have  tent away tor a basket ball which  should be here in plenty of time  for Saturday. Mr. Silcock has very  generously cleaned the place out  for us, for a very moderate sum indeed, and we wish to thank him  for his kindness.  You will remember that last  week we referred to the news we  had received of our late assistant  scout master Ken. Jepson. Since  that column was published, S. M.  Weddell has received a letter from  him.  He writes in part as follows: "I  get the 'Kelowna Record' every  week from home, so do not think  I have forgotten the troop. I keep  myself well posted as to their doings. I do not know whether you  know what happened to me after  1 left Kelowna, so 1 will give you  a short outline of my doings, so  that you can see what sort of life  your ex-assistant scout master has  been living.  After I left the 2nd C. M. R. in  Victoria, I joined, or rather was  transferred, into the Medical Corps,  and came to England with them.  I was in Moore Barracks Hospital,  for nine months where I attained  the high and noble rank of coporal  in charge of a surgical 'Ward. 1  tired of this, so tried for a commission in the R. F. C. but naturally  did not get it. I then joined the  4th Canadian Division Signalling  Company, Canadian Engineers,  who I am now with. 1 have been  in France nearly six months, although it does not seem anywhere  near so long. My address is ���  Sapper K. B. Jepson, No 50599,  4th Canadian Division Signallers,  Canadian Engineers, B. E. F.  France.  At the moment of writing I am  established in quite a decent little  billet, a French farmhouse, quite a  change, believe me, from all the  various shapes of mud holes 1 have  been living in for the past few  months. My chum whom I had  worked with since coming to  France was rather badly wounded  Furniture, Doors  and Sash  hEPAIR  WORK AND JOBBING  Sawa Filed and Set, Skatea  Hollow Ground  S. M. SIMPSON  One door aouth Firehall. Phone 312  Says Undersea Freighter  Has Been Captured  An American engineer, of the  transport Mongolia, has made the  statement that the German submarine freighter is captured and  lying in Plymouth harbour.  He said that the British had captured 400 enemy submarines and  that 187 of them were in Plymouth  chained together, and lying in the  centre of a hugenetwoik of chains  attached to buoys and wharvet.  Capt. Koenig, commander of the  submarine and his crew were in  English jails. Photographs of the  Deutschland wrapped with chains,  which held to others in the harbour, were on exhibition, and it  was generally known in shipping  circles that the freighter had been  captured.  Reorganization of Canadian  Reserve  Details of the re-organization of  the Canadian troops along ter-  ritorial lines have been announced  at Ottawa.  There are 26 reserve battalions  which will act as reinforcements  for the battalions at the front, British  Columbia battalions reinforcing  British Columbia battalions.  British Columbia has four reserve  battalions which will reinforce five  battalions from British Columbia at  the front. The four reserve battalions are commanded by Lieut.-  Col. J. H. D. Hulme. Lieut-Col. A.  E. Caipenter, Lieut.-Col. E. C. J.  Henneker and Lieut.-Col. G. H.  Kirkpatrick. Ontario has seven  reserve battalions, Manitoba and  Saskatchewan five, Alberta two and  Quebec four. Of Quebec's four  only one is all French-Canadians.  TO INVESTORS  I HOSE WHO, FROM TIME TO TIME, HAVE FUNDS REQUIRING  INVESTMENT MAY PURCHASE  AT PAR  DOMINION OF CANADA DEBENTURE STOCK  IN SUMS OF SMO OR ANY MULTIPLE THEREOF.  Principal repayable 1st October, 1919.  Interest payable half-yearly, 1st April and 1st October by cheque (free of exchange at  any chartered Bank in Canada) at the rate of five per cent per annum from the date of  purchase.  Holders of this stock will have the privilege of surrendering at par and acorued intaraat,  as the equivalent of ca9h, in payment of any allotment made under any future war loan issue  in Canada other than an issue of Treasury Bills or ether like short date sscurify.  Proceeds of this stock are for war purposes only.  A commission of one-quarter of one per cent will be allowed to recognized bond and  stock brokers on allotments made In respect of applications for thit stock which bear their  stamp.  For application forms apply to the Deputy Minister of Finanoe, Ottawa.  DEPARTMENT Of FINANCE, OTTAWA, ,  OCTOBER 7th, 1916.  about a month back, but ia progressing favourably in | "Blighty."  Corporal Leslie Paton, whom 1 believe you know well, is billeted  here with me, and together we  have quite a good time.  I am aorry you got beaten by  the hankers in that hockey match,  but my best wishes for better luck  at the return match. Well, how  are all the old boys getting on anyhow Keller,Buck, DuMoulin.Thay-  er and the rest? Ask Rodney to  slip me a note will you? I would  like to heir from him immensely.  Tell H. and T. Crowley I have not  heard from them lately. 1 hope 1  -linll be able to get back to  Kelowna, I simply love the place.  I often think of the troop and the  good timea we had together. I  was very pleased to see not long  ago in the paper, a list of the boys  in the troop, and what I liked best  was to see that all the "old boys"  were still there, and compliment  them from me will you, for sticking in the troop so faithfully. I  hope that 1917 will bring you all  the success yon deserve, and 1  hope it aees me back among you  all."  The concert in aid of th  Canadian Patriotic Fund last  week wat a great auccesa, financially and every other way, and we  thank those scouts very much  who assisted with it, both in the  programme and in helping the  committee to move chain, etc.  The boy scouts in Roumania are  being brought much more vividly  into contact with the dangers and  ravages of the war, than we are in  these secluded placet in Canada.  We read recently where the Germans were ahooting all Roumanian  boy scouts captured in uniform, as  being "Guerilla Warriors." Their  acta of war consist in helping with  the wounded and other similar  acts.  Veterinary  Necessities  KJOW is the time for you to get your  1 ^ Horses in condition for the spring  work. Alao get your Cowa in ahape  to derive the full benefit of the grass  when you turn them out.  We have everything needed, such aa:  Condition Powders, Worm  Powders, Turpentine, Raw  Oil, Sulphur, Saltpetre,  Disinfectants, Oil of  Tar, Vaseline, &c.  P. B. Willits & Co.  REXALL DRUGGISTS  Phone 19 Kelowna. B.C.  ���'���'^^���'^"ArfvwwiA. ^l>^*fVM��1MWVV*^VVW>ar'V*��f'VV!^VVMV%��',  Printing  TTF/E RECORD Office is  well equipped for the  production of every kind  of Job Printing from the  smallest handbill to large  posters or illustrated booklets, &c.  Commercial Stationery  produced in a neat, clean  and up-to-date style.  Let us help you at any  time in the production of  44 copy " or in the development of your own ideas.  Letter and Billheads  Business Cards  Handbills  Circulars, Notices  Loose Leaf Supplies  Record  Office  Phone 94 THURSDAY, FEB. and. 1917.  KELOWNA   RBCOM  PAOK THBBS  A<^^^c^^sTt^psC^  my ������ Lt**i r  Important Display of New  Dress Materials & Suitings  <$m.  wmmm  \Y/Er ��re offering ex-  " ceptional values  in New Suiting Materials. These come mostly  in plain cloths, but there  are Scotch Tweeds a-  mongst them.  Plain all - wool Suiting  Garbadine. It comes in  shades of Russian Green,  Nigger, Navy and Mole,  at      $3.50 yd.  All-Wool Cheviot Serge in  many colors...  $1.95 yd.  Phone 361       Kelowna  The New Panel-Front  Peploin Blouse  ii shown la this  simple  (rock ot  beige twill serge,  with collar of  white Georgette  crepe, and silver  buttons to trim.  You will find only  the most up-to-  date styles in  Pictorial Review  Patterns (or March  Tbe Spring Fashion Book  COAL  COAL  Phone  66  W. HAUG  How to Make Money  and Be Happy!  ,   <J    Buy a Sewing Machine.    Make Sewing  a hobby and it will become a pleasure.  fl Sew for yourselses; sew for the Red  Cross; sew for charity. ,  .  <| We sell both White and Singer machines, guaranteed for ten years, but will  last a lifetime.  Prices range from $35 to $50  Kelowna Furniture Co.  Pennsylvania Hard, $17.50       Taber Smokeless, $11.00  Princeton Lump $8.00 Princeton Nut $7.00  TERMS CASH  P.O. Box  166  MAKE YOUR DOLLARS  FIGHT  AT   THE   FRONT.  BUY  DOMINION OF CANADA  *MSWMMWMMWk\wMSsstWmmSWSsWtmsWssWSm*ae*SsWm sTJMi^n      ' smsmswsssmsjistwimstmsmsttttmsssimssmsmssssss^  THREE-YEAR  War Savings Certificates  $ 26.00  FOR   $21.eo  BO.OO     " 43. OO  100.00    "      se.oo  INDIVIDUAL PURCHASES LIMITED TO ttBOO.  FOR FULL PARTICULARS APPLY AT ANY BANK  OR ANY MONEY ORDER POST OFFICE  JAN. 1, 1(17  Finance   dimstmint  Ottawa  TOWN AND COUNTRY NOTES  C. O. Robson went up to Vernon yesterday to join the B.C.  Horae.  Pte. W. Lupton, of the overseas  draft of the 2nd R.M.R.'s, waa in  town thia week recruiting.  The regular monthly meeting of  the Ladies' Hospital Aid will be  held in the Board of Trade room  on Monday afternoon, February  26th, at 3.30. Readera are requested to note change of time.  There waa a very gratifying and  hearty reaponse in reply to the  rqueat for miscellaneous articlee  needed at the hoapital, at the shower on Monday afternoon and the  ladies who arranged it wiah to  thank the many contributors.  Mrs. R. Smith, of East Kelowna,  haa donated an oil painting, valued  at $100, to the Red Cross. This  will be drawn for in aid of the  Fund. Tickets will be on sale this  week and the picture will be on  exhibition in the window of Messrs. Willits & Co.  It may interest readers who have  followed the irrigation queation in  thia valley, to know the* the private company opeiating the No. I  record on Sawmill Creek at Okanagan Mission, haa supplied water  to nearly 200 acrea by. a ditch and  wooden flume over two miles long  at an actual cost for working expenses (consisting of secretarial  work, water bailiff and repairs), of  35 Jc per acre.  Mr. J. R. Beale waa the speaker  at the Baptist church last Sunday  evening at the patriotic aervicc,  making a strong appeal tor support to the Patriotic Fund. There  was a large and attentive congregation and hymns of a patriotic  nature were sung. Mr. Beale is  the newly - appointed secretary-  treaaurer of the Kelowna Branch  of the C.P.F.  An important change haa recently been made in the hours at the  local government telegraph office,  which now remains open each  night until 11 o'clock. This, no  doubt, will facilitate matters for  those business men who generally  had rush, wires about 8 o'clock,  besides affording better telegraph  and long distance telephone service to the public in general. The  Sunday houra remain unchanged,  whilst the office in Vernon remains  open day and night.  Mr. J. W. Jonea, M.P.P., was a  paaaenger Wednesday morning  for Victoria, where he will take his  place in the House for the first  time at the opening of the session  of the new legislature. The opening will take place March 1st, it  having been postponed for a week  in consequence of the unfortunate  death of the finance minister. No  forecast of proposed legislation  has aa yet been made, but it aeems  certain that the sessional programme will contain many items  of particular interest to the people  of South Okanagan, and our new  member will no doubt have many  opportunitiea of making himself  heard on our behalf.  wm&soxeootn^^  H. Agur, of Summerland, waa  listed aa " seriously ill" laat Saturday.  The usual Church of England  service will be held at Rutland on  Sunday, the 25th, at 3 p.m.  Mr. and Mra. E. Newby returned  Saturday from their long visit to  the prairie. Mrs. W. M. Parker  met them at Sicamous.  Visitors will be welcomed at the  Equal Franchiae League meeting  to bt held at the home of Mrs.  Gore Oast house on Patterson Av),  on Friday evening, February 23rd,  at 6 p.m., when Mr. J. C. Richards  will open a disensaion on " Is Prohibition of Liquors Containing  Over l\ per cent. Alcohol Bene  ficial ? "  A moat intereating lantern lecture entitled " My Experiences in  Belgium and Germany," ia to be  given the Methodist church on  Friday evening, the 23rd (to-morrow), at 8 p.m. It will be in aid  ot the Red Crosa and the lecturer,  Rev. Robert Hughes, chaplain to  the Imperial arid Canadian forcea  at Esquimalt, ia giving his services  free, alao bringing hia own lantern  An admission of 25c and 10 for  children is asked, and auch an in.  tereating topic will doubtless guar  antee a good attendance.  MOTOR CO., LTD.  Under new man  ageme.  nt  We are now in shape to  handle your repairing, and  our work will stand the  closest inapection. Ask  those who have tried it.  Come in and talk over  your winter overhauling.  We specialize in Electrical troubles. Don't leave  your starting syatema to  take care of themaelves  thia time of year, as a battery in a partlv diacharged  condition will freeze very  easily. We lell you in a  few minutes if they are  safe.  Our card ayatem leaves  little chance of mistakes or  over charges.  A few good bargains  in used cars.  Rutland News  The Rev. W. Vance will preach  Sunday at the Methodist church.  M. Millar, of Champion, Alia.,  is visiting Earl Clever thia week,  Mr. Geo. Schofield was a passenger to Princeton Monday, to  attend the Grand Orange Lodge  Mr. Sharpe returned during the  week from Vancouver. Owing to  the unfortunate death of hia wid  it is his intention to close up hia  affairs here and return with his  family to Vancouver.  The Girls' Enterprise Club have  arranged for a concert and socia  in the school on the evening of  Friday, March 2nd. One of the  items is a playlet entitled " Not  man in the house."  A banquet will be given at the  Rutland school on the eve of St.  Patrick, March 16th. The proceeds will be given to the fund  being raised for returned blind and  disabled aoldiers. Everybody is  invited to come along. A good  programme, including speeches,  will be provided.  The A. & T. Association concert  and dance held on February 16th,  in the schoolhouse at Rutland was  quite an interesting local event,  The directors had planned a dinner in Kelowna, but on representations being made that much of  the support for the fall fair came  from the Rutland district, they decided that the entertainment should  be held there. The experiment  was crowned with success, from  200 to 300 people attending from  all parte. Ellison has asked to be  visited next year and promises an  even larger number.  The concert opened with a  pianoforte duet by the Misses Ho-  niuili, then the genial president of  the A. & T, Mr. E.R.Bailey, made  a speech on the aims and objects  of the Association and asked all  present to booat the next fall fair,  Mrs. Whitaker's singing was much  appreciated and fully deaerved  the two encores awarded her.  Miss Quinn gave a Scotch recitation with much humor and then  Mayor Sutherland, from hia own  experience and from that of other  old-timers, gave an interesting account of early life in the Okana  gan, down to present hard times I  Messrs. Leo. Hayea and J. B.  Brown pleased the audience with  their humoroua dueta, and Miss  Tollev received an encore both  times ahe sang, whilst Mr. Graham  brother of the provincial constable,  sang splendidly two line songs.  Very excellent and abundant re,  freshmenta were then served by  the ladies of Rutland, Ellison and  Benvoulin and dancing followed  till about 3.30.  The directors wish to thank the  Rutland school trustees for the  loan of the schoolhouse and also  all those who helped to make the  evening such  a conspicuous uuc-  KELOWNA   ::   B.C.  %rAAA^r*VaV*SrSk/VVViVW��**>*'lVa*,*>^**AAB^lAAa^>M  High-Grade Vehicles  KTOT for a long time has our store been so replete  * with vehicles straight from the best Canadian  makers. Each carries with it a guarantee for hard  wear, and we offer them for sale, knowing them to  be good.   Come in and choose now  Top Buggies Open Buggies  Road Wagons and Carts  One and Two-Horse Democrats  Manufactured by the Gray Campbell Co., Ltd.  W. R. GLENN & SON  Pendozi Street Phone 150  We have what you want in both Common and Finished  LUMBER  Doors   ' Windows Shingles  Prices right.       Delivery prompt.       Satisfaction guaranteed.  Kelowna Saw-Mili Company, Limited  D. LLOYD-JONES . . . Managing-Director  O.K. LUMBER CO., Ltd.  Are now completely equipped to supply  all  your lumber needs.  We have a large stock of local and  coast  ROUGH AND FINISHING LUMBER  of high-grade quality and in splendid condition.  A complete line of  DOORS AND  WINDOWS  LATH AND SHINGLES  Wanted to Purchase  Old Bicycles & Parts  or will take in trade for New Machines or Accessories  Bring them along to���  J. R. CAMPBELL'S  BICYCLE WORKS  Corner of Abbott Street & Park Ave.     P.O. Box 221, Kelowna'  J&k*\  ,\V\W\\\\\\\NV\\\\\\\\\\V\\\V  ^\V\>XVX\Y\V\V\\\VV\N\HX\\\\X\vV*.i(,  U  Men Wanted for the Navy  The Royal Naval Canadian Volunteer  Reserve, wants men for immediate service Overseas.) in  the Imperial Navy  Candidate! must be from  18 to 58 yean of age and sons  of natural born British  subjects.  p A V $1.10 per day and upwards. Free Kit.  x l *��� *   Separation allowance, $20.00 monthly.  Experienced men from 38 to 45, and boyi from 15 to 18  are wanted for the CANADIAN NAVAL PATROLS.  Apply to  Nearest Naval Recruiting Station  or. to tho  Department of Naval Servioe, OTTAWA. mmmmm*mu*s\\wmm*m*MmWM*m*Mvm  m  PAGE WCH  KELOWNA   1ECOED  TEDBSDAT,  t��7.  [ WANTED! )  WORK WANTED. Man. or men and  wi(a, ezperiasKed in farm wort, seek  situation.   Apply boa S, Record Office.  WANTED, :e not. bearing orchard. Apply with full particulars in first instance,  to Boa Y, Record Office. 7tf  WANTED, to rant, .mall cultivated acreage, with bearing  orchard and .mall  bouse.   Apply Boa Z. Record Office.  Iltf  TO RENT-Oa weal aide of lake, 420  acre., fenced. 20 acrea in cultivation,  Good irrigation ayatem. Modern aiz-  roomed dwelling, stables, tic. Telephone  connection. Three years' leaae, with or  without live atock and furniture. Apply  P.O. Boa 274. Kelowna. B.C.        I2tf  FOR SALE���Magnet Creem Separator,  Will ales trade colt for working harneaa.  W. Turnbull. SJ4. Hervey Avenue.  l2-4p  WANTED, to exchange for mixed farm  laad in Okanagan, one quarter-section,  three mile* from town, fair buildinga,  good land, railing, >Uo another quarter,  about li wiles from town, in central  AberU, beat mixed farming section  Address) C. H. Leathley. Bashaw, Alte.  FOR SALE-Ferd Runabout. Will make  good delivery ear or hauling fruit. $250  if sold new.   S. V Bray, Kelowna.  I3.4p  WANTED,   application, for   position   of  Secretary.   State age, qualificaliona and  references. Kelown* Growers' Exchange.  14  FOR RENT OR SALE-Lota 8 and 9, m.p  426. situated about 3 mile, from Kelowna, containing 20 acrea, all cleared, tenc-  ed and irrigated. Submit offers to N. H.  Cranfield. 2711. Fernwood Road. Vic-  tori*, B.C. 14-6p  TENDERS FOR CORDWOOD  Tender, will be received by the under"  signed for lOO cords of 4-foot split, green-  cut pine or fir, to be delivered and piled  at the Kelowna Schools before September  1st, 1917. Tenders rrrav be for 10 corda  or upwards end must be hended in before  March 2nd to The Secretery, Kelowna  Board of School Truatee.. 13-15  Fears Famine in Potatoes  Declaring that the exportation  ol potatoes from British Columbia  had been ao extensive since last  years crop was garnered that there  was serious danger of the province  being without seed potatoes for the  coming season, Aid. Woodside of  Vancouver moved at the meeting  of the City Council that the provincial government of agriculture be  requested to at once look into the  situation with a view to preventing  further exportation?, and safeguarding tin? seed supply for the coming  year, his motion being adopted  unanimously.  White Wyandottes  Egga for setting. $1.50 per setting from two  pen. carefully selected for leying and table  H. C. RICHARDS  Winner over 150 prise, on  White Wyan-  dottee in prairie provincca  l2-5p  White Wyandotte  Cockerels  for   stock   purpose.,  specially   bred   for  Eggs. Tested out under the Hogen system,  rang* tram 138 to 205 eggs capacity  Price*   range  from $2 to $7.50  A. W. COOKE  Kelowna Field. Box 663, Kelowna  i s sua a a'is-  ��    PROFESSIONAL AND    ��  ������       BUSINESS CARDS      M  BURNE & WEDDELL  t        Barrister,  Solicitors and  Notaries Public,  E. C. Weddell.    ���   John V. Burne.  KELOWNA, B.C.  R. B. KERR  Barrister  and Solicitor,  Notary Public.  KELOWNA.  B.C  PIANOFORTE  MR.  HAROLD  TOD  BOYD  has resumed his teaching classea and will  receive pupil* as before in hia studio-  Trench Block, Kelowna.  P.O. box 374  JOHN CURTS  CONTRACTOR a BUILDER  Plana and Specifications Prepared  aad estimates given for publicBuild-  inga.Town and Country Residencea  JOHN CURTS. KELOWNA  F. W. GROVES  M. Can.Soe.CE.  Consulting Cltill and Hydraulic  Engineer  B.C. Land Suroeuor  Surveys and Reports on Irrissrion Work.  Application, for WaUt License.  KELOWNA. B.C.  Mrs. PRANCES A. PEDLAR  L.K.X.M.  Give* lessons in  Voice Production & Singing  100, Graham  Street,   Kelotcna, N.  CLIFFORD 0. BUCK  INSURANCE BROKER  tile. Accident. Sicknew. Fir*, Automobile,  Burglary,  Fidelity Guarantee  SgecUliilng in Inaurance, therefor* service  to th* Assured  fketJM ��7 * ll�� Roar* I.Uekle Blk.  J. GALBRAITH  Plumber and Steam Fitter  P.O. Box 81 Kelowna, BC.  J. A. BIGGER  BUILDER AND CONTRACTOR  Estimates Furnished for all classes  of work  STOCKWELL'S  AUCTIONS  Saturday, February 24, at 1.30  At Carbery's, Abbott Slrect  S.ilurday, March 3rd, at   1.30  At Auction Warehouse  Saturday, March  I Oth, at  1.30  At Auction Warehouse  Saturday, March  17th, at  1.30  At Auction Warehouse  Saturday, March 24th, at  1.30  My Own  Household Goods on  Bernard Avenue  March 3rd, 10th and 17th are open sales.  You can bring in anything you wislr sold,  and i will sell it.  Wdrrled Horses, Cowa, Farm Implements, Wagons, Harness, Ate.  J. C. STOCKWELL, Auctioneer  Ladies   Wishing   to   Order  8P1BELLA    C0B8ETS  caa meat  MRS. J. H. 0AVIE8  in   Saturday    of ear* week,  or    *kay  ,n  Itoom No.  1. Oak Hall liloek,  between th* hours of 3:30 and 5:30 p.m.  SYNOPSIS OF COAL MINING  REGULATIONS  Coal miniag rights ol the DomiaioB  in Haaitoba, Saskatofcawaa aad Alberta, the Yukon Territory, the North-  wast Territories, sad in * portion ol  ths Provisos of British Columbia, may  be leas** forSa term of twenty-urns  yaars at aa annual rental of 91 as  acre. Not more than 2,600  will bs leased to oa* applicant.  Applications for th* lease must bs  made by the applicant in person to  tka Agent or Sub-Agent ol th* distriot  in which tbe rights applied (or are  situated.  Id surveyed territory, the laad must  be described by sections, or legal subdivisions of sections, and in unsurvsy-  ed territory th* tract applied lor  shall be' staked out by th* applies**  himself.  Eaeh application must b* accompanied by a fee of 15 which will be  refunded if the right applied (or axe  not available, but not otherwise. A  royalty shall be paid on the merchaat-  ablo output of ths mine *t the rat* of  five oent* per ton.  Th* person operstiag th* mine sawll  furnish tlie agent with sworn ratoraa  (Ocounting for th* full quaatity al  merchantable coal mined and pay th*  royalty thereon. If th* ooal miniag  rights are not beiag operated, eaoh  returns shall be turaished st least oaos  a y*.r.  Tha lease will include the coal mining rights only, but ths leases may  be permitted to purchase whatever  available surface rights may be  sidered aeoessary lor the worki'-g al  the mine st the rate of $10 aa aero.  For full information application  should be made to ths secretary ol  the Department of ths Interior, Ottawa, or to the Ageat or Sub-Agent  of Dominion lands.  W. W. COST.  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  N. B. ��� Unruithorizcd publication ol  this *dv*rtis*meat will not bs pall lor.  LAND REGISTRY ACT  (Section 24)  In the matter of  an application fur  duplicate  Certificate of Title Number  3202D,  issued   to   Clara   B. Duncan,  covering Lot 2, Map 736,  NOTICE is hereby given that  it  ia my  intention at the expiration  of  one month  from the date of the first publication hereof   to  issue duplicate Certificate  of  Title  covering the above landa to Clara B. Duncan unless in the meantime I shall receive  valid objection thereto in writing.  Dated at the Land Registry Ofhce,Kamloops, B.C., this 15th day of February, 1917.  C. H. DUNBAR,  14-8p District Registrar.  New Device Makes Ships  "Invisible"  A new device, perfected by  British chemists and scientists, can  generate enough smoke in several  minutes to mask a vessel troni the  enemy's view (or aome hours. This  renders a ship to a certain extent  immune from submarine attack.  Bargains  STOfKWELL  The Auctioneer  has for sale the following  100   rods   Pig   Tight   Wire  Fence  Large plate glass Mitrdr. 3x5  Single Driving Buggy  Roll Top Desk  Heintzmann Piano  Wilton Carpet Square  Onk Dining Set  Chippendale China Cabinet  P.tir Double Woik Harness  P.ur Democrat Harness  Farm Wagon  Coal and Wood Heaters  Cook Stoves  Winchester Pump Gun  Oak Side Board  O.ik Refiigerator  Collection   of   Birds'   Eggs���  about 350 sets, with nice  cabinet  BIG DROP IN FLOUR  Flour, Bran, Shorts, Middlings  Oats and Flat Oats  Automobile For Hire  When the Children  Grow Up  one of your most prized  possessions will be the  Photographs you had of  them  in  their young days  Don't Neglect This  McEWAN  Photographer  Rowcliffe Block     -      Kelowna  O. D. CAMPBELL  Phone 219  Nursery Stock  1 have a limited quantity of First  Class Trees, two and three years  olrl, in the following varieties :���  APPLES  Mclntoah Red, Jonathan,      Delicious,  Wagner Linland Raspberry  also  Southport  Yellow   Globe Danvers Onion  Seed from carefully selected bulbs  Northwestern  Dent Corn  Daniel Baldhead Cabbage Seed  Hollow Crown Parsnip Sead  English Breatfaat Radish Seed  Seed  Good seed corn is very  scarce this year. We have the  only   large quantity   of   B.C.  grown NORTH WEST DENT  CORN, from specially selected seed. Local growers of  ensilage corn should order  now before outside districts  secure all our seed.  Winners of First Prizes Provincial Seed  Fair Armstrong District Corn compet'tion  ALSO  Sunnybrook  Earliana Tomatoes  S|>rdally selected hand cleaned seed  Parsnip Onion  Strawberry Plants  Raspberry   Canes  Bankhead  Orchard  Company, Ltd.  Thos. Bulman  Cloverdale Ranch    Kelowna, B.C.  PHONES  Office 306;   Ranch 3206;   Residence 116  Iltf  | KEL0WNA-WEST BANK  STEAM FERRY  Regular scheduled service now  in operation aa follows :  Leaves Kelowna 9 a.m. 3.30 p.m.  ���    Westbank 9.30 a.m., 4 p.m.  EXTRA SERVICE ON  WEDNESDAY & SATURDAY  Leaoes Kelotcna II a.m.  Leaoes Westbank 11.30 a.m.  TERMS CASH  L. HAYMAN  J. M. CROFT  Bootmaker.  All Kinds of Repairs  BERNARD AVENUE,  KELOWNA.  Auction  at the residence of Mrs. CAR-  BERY, on Abbott Street, on  SATURDAY, February 24th. at  1.30 p.m.  Rosewood Parlor Suite, comprising two  easy chair and four ordinary chair*, Rote-  wood Folding Card Table, Burnt Walnut  lea Table, Large plate glass Mirror, gilt  frame, Brass Fender, copper coal Scuttle,  Box Settee, Rosewood Couch, solid Ma-  hogany Extension Dining Table, six Mahogany Dining Chairs, Circassion Walnut  Buffet, with mirror and marble top, Book.  case, Rocking Chair, 2 mahogany Side  Tables, Brats Bed, Box Spring Mattress,  mahogany Dresser, with large oval mirror,  marble top Washstand, Wardrobe, with  plate glass mirror, cheval Glass, 3 mahogany Chests Drawers, Camp Bed, Medicine  Chest, Step Ladder, Meat Safe, Kitchen  Utensils. Kitchen Table, Large Chicken  House, 8 x 10, Small Chicken House, portable, Garden Tools, Electric Light Fix  lures, and many other articles.  TERMS  CASH  J. C STOCKWELL, Auctioneer  12-14  11 ����������������>�������� ����������������*������<  Lenten Specials  Cash Fish Specials For One Week  Boneless Cod Fish, in nice strips.  Acadia Boneless Cod Fish, in 2-pound boxes.  Kippered Herrings        Kippered Bloaters  Kippered Black Cod Bits .  Smoked whole Black Cod       Smoked Halibut  Finnan Haddies  Kippered Salmon and Fillets  We also have Salt Labrador Herrings��� big  fat ones, too  fl We have made Special Cash Prices on all tha  above for the Last Week in February���the First  Week in Lent.  The McKenzie Co., Ltd.  Phone 214 Our motto: " Quality and Service "  ���"S���..��-��.>..i'.��r��'ii"��ii.iiiitininliiii|ii|iiii4ir��i|inl a m �������������������.!>.nnt | it .am �� m*twisw*m**>im  We Shall "Fix" Our Mailing List  earlv next week, and shall welcome your renewal, or a  subscription for your friends back east at our special rate  to subscribers.    Note the date on your paper label.  "Produce more in 1917"���Hon. Martin Burrell, Dominion Minister of Finance.  ROYAL STANDARD  FIELD SEEDS  WE are extending our already extensive field seed business for 1917. It  is the desire of the Canadian Government that tha people produce  as much as possible during the ensuing year, and we are arranging  with the leading dealers throughout British Columbia and Alberta to carry  a complete line of ROYAL STANDARD FIELD SEEDS. These seeds are  the choicest it ts p tsaible t secure in the Worl.i't Market. They are Gov-  ernment inspected and carefully selected for purity.  Seeds should be purchased early aa prices inevitably advance aa the  Season progresses. In all probability the market will be short and it will be  difficult later in the year to make purchases.  Order ROYAL STANDARD Field Seeds NOW. If your dealer can-  not supply you write us and we will ship to you direct  WRITE TODAY  FOR  FULL  INFORMATION  AND PRICE LIST  Vancouver Milling & Grain Co., Ltd.  VANCOUVER, B.C.  MH  KELOWNA THEATRE  Saturday, February 24th 5-act Bluebird production; also comedy.  Tuesday���" The  Devil's  Needle," with  Norma Talmadge and  Tully Marshall.  Tbunday���" The Iron Claw,"  episode  No. 3, and other good  pictures.  Two Shows, 7.30 & 9, Matioco Saturday.   Admission, 20c & 10c  Before You Buy Your Spring  Outfit, see our selection of  Wi  arners  Rust-Proof  Corsets  They are authoritative for the season's dresa faahion  Whether your selection is one  of the lower price or higher, it  will shape the kind of a figure  you require.  Do you require a lightly-boned model, or a more sturdy one ?  Whatever the style, it can be a  Warner and you will be satisfied.  Every Corset Quaranteed  Thos. Lawson  UmUtd  9  !

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