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 ^?^?n"ff  VOLVHI. NO. 5.  KELOWNA BRITISH COLUMBIA, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 23. 1915.���6 PAGES  (DAY,  $l.�� Per Annum  at the High School  Pupils Are Not Putting Forth  Best Efforts ��� Low Marks  , Reveal Unsatisfactory  State of Things  The education department ��i Victoria has. announced that then will b��  no departmental examinations lor tint  year students next June. The promotions bom this class will be based on  ths students' work throughout ths  year. As the following marks show,  ths work oi over half ol this cross is  far from satisfactory. The attention  of these pupils seems to be absorbed  in other things than their school work,  homework is done in a shiftless man  ner, if done at all, usually it is left  to be done hurriedly at school the  next day..  . Thia note is inserted for the express  purpose,of bringing th.s matter to the  notice ,of parents, for unless there is a  decided improvement in both work and  effort these students will never get  past the first year's work at high  school. Ii parents wish a detailed list  of marks ths principal will be pleased  to supply them.  Preoroinary class (1st year). Total  marks 800; passing mark, MO.  The following are the marks ob  tained: Stanley Silke, 789; Beats  Lloyd-Jones, 682; Loraine Woolsey,  Ml-, Godfrey Groves, 636; Frances Her.  eron, 610; Tom Taylor, 696; George  Pettinrew, .666; Douglat Kerr, (60;  Terence Crowley, 611; Annie McMillan,  489; Ian Weddell, 479; Opal Thompson,  467; Russell Leokie, 443; Jim Gaidar,  419; George Sutherland, 419; Bob  Thayer, 413; Judson Copakuid, 193;  Hobert Dykes, 367; Henry Crowley, 866  Willie Baymer, 360; Gny DeHart, 384.  Advanced Class (2nd year)  Balph Bulman, 639; Margaret Clarke  '613- Frances Buckland, 686; LettitJ  Lloyd-Jomes, 560; Vivian Jones, Ml;  Fred Whitehead, 647; Marjory Bulman,  639; Marjorie Switzer, 519; Lawrence  Marshall, 616; Earl Howard, 600; Nettie, Harvey, 496; Muriel HoLoughry,  491; Annie Reekie, 468; Blossom Buck,  466; George Day, 447; Marguerite Bud-  den, 439; Laura Wilson, 406; Flsaaor  Dawson, 886; Tena MoMillan, 870) Far  oy Rankin, 860.  Matriculation Class (3rd year).  Gladstone LaBgille, 766; Balph Bit  ehis, 76>, Clifford Buck, 740; Dorothy  Evans, 788) Baby Baymer, 787! Leo  Nswby, 708; B. C. Taylor. 699; Cecil  Dawson, 676; Jean Murray, 676.  Rutland News  (Frees ear ewa Oiiinm luteal.I  John Lofevre arrived last week bom  the prairies where he has been for  some tint) past.    ���  a a  . The usual monthly Church oi Eag-  jland servioe will be herd at Rutland  at 8 o'clock on Sunday next, December 96th.  s   .     s  On Saturday test Everett Fleming  returned home from Normal school. He  intends to take up teaching after the  | Christmas holidays.  ��� a  A wedding ol considerable interest to  Rutlanders took place yesterday morning nt 9 o'clock at the Presbyterian  Manse, Kelowna, when the Rev. A.  Dunn united in marriage James Wallace aad Mrs. Barbara St. Clare Harrison. Both the contracting parties  are widely kno n speoted in the  distriot, and the wish of everyone   is  for their future happiness.  a a  The religious forces in Rutland are  to be massed for a oampaign at the  beginning oi the New Year. The Meth  odiat and- Presbyterian congregations  hare agreed to unite to hold a series  of meetings first of all for the deepening of spiritual life and then for  the heralding forth of the good' news.  Beginning on Sunday, January 2nd the  meetings will be continued during tbe  week and on into the following week.  They will be under the charge of Revs.  G. Tanner and D. Lister. Subjects will  be dealt with of a practical nature to  those following or desiring to follow  the Christian life. Among these will  be Revival, Conversion, Faith, Repentances, etc. Alexander's hymns wiH be  used and the services will all be of a  bright attractive character. Similar  services were held in the churches last  year aad were largely attended. It is  anticipated that even larger crowds  will .rally to the Gospel call this year  and the promoters wish it to be widely known that everybody is heartily  invited to be present.at all the meetings. Christmas day service will be  held in the Methodist church at 11  o'clock and will be conducted by Revs.  G. Tanner and D. Lister.  Loyal Orange Lodge  Elects Officers for Year  The local Orange Lodge held their  annual business meeting and station  ot offiosrs on Monday last, when the  fallowing officers were elected:  W.M.-A. G. McGregor.  D.M.���('. Jenkins.  Seoy.-Treat.-H. W. Fleming.  Fin.-Secy.-W. A. Hunter.  Chaplain.���D. M. Erskins  First Committeeman.���Alex HcLvn-  nan, and committee oonititing ol W  H. Fleming, L. Dilwortb, W. Paisley  aad P, Kuniohr.   '  Addresses were given by tbe newly  elected offiosrs, and rotrsahnumts were  handed around during the oventng.  BIRTHS  CARRUTHEBS.-O,, Saturday, December 16th to Mr. and Mrs. f. M. Car-  ruthers, tt son,  WOODS.-On Sundny December 19th,  to Mr, and Mrs. T. A. Woods, a  daughter.  DAVIS.���On Wednesday, December 23,  to Mr. and Mrs. Frank Davis, a  daughter.  When- the British forest withdrew  bom the positions at Suvla Bay aad  Ansae, on the western shore of the  GsIUpoH peninsula, their total casualties were three men wounded, according to an official announcement made  recently. Six gun��, which were dss-  troyed wore left when the British  withdrew from Suvla positions it was  RUTLAND SCHOOL REPORT FOR  DECEMBER  DIVISION I  Pupils attending  ���          39  Average attendance ., , .   3S.69  The highest averages were as follows  Entrance Class.���Mildred Ford, Alma  Wilson.  Junior Fourth.���Annie Wilson, Ualre  Richards.  Senior Third.���Mary Woolsey, Evelyn  Sproule.  Junior Third,���Martha Woolsey, Olive  White.  DIVISION II  Pupils attending        24  Average attendance   29.77  Second Reader.���Hani Bessett, Mia  nie Monford, Nora White.  First Reader.-Edith Wilson,    Doras  White, Dudley Fitipatriok,  Second   Primer. ��� Jessie Plowman,  Frank Bessett.  Senior First Primer.���Daisy   Wlloock,  Alberta Wlloock, John Mi n house.  I   Junior First Primer.���Kenneth   Dal-  gleleh, Flora White, Greville Harrison.  WOODD-HILL  Tho marriage took plaoe yesterday  at St. Michael's church of Alexander  Basil Woodd, of East Kelowna, son ol  Mr. Alexander Woodd of Brentford,'  Middlesex, to Miss Lillian Alios HIU,  daughter of Mr. Isaao Hill of Dromore  on. Down, Ireland. The bride was  given away by Mrs. Soames, and Mr.  T. L. Gillespie acted oa best mau. The  ceremony was performed by the lViv.  Thos. Greene. The happy couple left  amid the Congratulations of their numerous friends by the morning boat tor  the coast, whore tho honeymoon -vill  be spent.  The newspaper Mansbode says it  learns from Olden/aal, Holland, that  owing to tne moreasing number ol Gorman prisoners escaping over tho Dutch  frontier, the German government intends to close the whole frontier with  to all out fctaoera, faritf,  Ifttgtjter ano fetter $ro*pectt  for tfje Corning fear  9s (itstDuasM melt at the MrMtint'S r����,  jWsy troubles tarns* Mr) Ctrumas* Sir.  Interesting Account of Trench Life Given By Serg. D. Lloyd  and Pvt." Billy "Wilson  Raymer's small hall was well filled  Tuesday evening at the ''Smoker''  given in honor of the Kelowna men  who havo returned after taking their  share in the fighting at the front. The  room was gayly decorated with flags  and bunting, thia work having been  done during the afternoon by the boys  of the new contingent now recruiting.  The whole programme was carried out  in a pleasant free-and-easy manner,  with pipes, cigars and oigareUes going  full blast, and though the air was  thick at times this only seemed to add  to the cordiality of the evening.  Ths gathering was called to order  at 8.80 by Dr. B. F. Boyoe who acted  as chairman. Briefly he explained the  objects of the gathering, and caUsx)  upon Mayor Jones as the first speaker;.  His Worship echoed the feelings ol  all present in expressing his pleasure  in meeting together to welcome home,  four of Kelowna's heroio young men,  Sergt. Dug. Lloyd, Corp. Anderson,  Private Wilson and Sergt. Jack Taylor. Ths first three named were [with  them on the present occasion, but  Sergt. Taylor had unfortunately been  unable to attend. Kelowna, said the  Mayor had already sent many men to  the firing hue who had given ,��� good  account ot themselves, and there were  more to follow, who he had no doubt  wouM maintain the high standard set  by the first contingent. These men  deserved every credit for the groat sacrifices they were making, for it was  sasy enough for us to sit at home in  safety while others went out to fight  our battles. In closing he made a  touching reference to the late W. B.  Pooley, who had taken the greatest  interest in the formation of the Volunteer Reserve, and who he 'had no doubt  would have been delighted to have  been there to welcome the boys horns.  The Mayor's remarks were rounded  up by the lusty singing of "For they  are Jolly Good Fellows," following  which was a pianoforte solo by Mr.  H. Tod. Boyd.  A miscellaneous program followed  consisting of songs by Mr. G, S. Mo-  Kenkio, Mr. Smith and Sergt. Chaplin,  a recitation "The Man from Eldorado" (Servioe), by Mr. Eric Dart, a  violin solo by Mr. Drury Prycs and a  comic boxing bout by Privates La-  pointe and Priestley of the 102nd, ret-  eresd by Mr. P. DuMoulin.  Sergt. Dug. Lloyd was then called  upon for a speech, and he responded  by giving a most interesting account  of his experiences from the time of  leaving Kelowna until he wae invalid.]  ed homo after the terrible battle at  Ypres.  Sergt. Lloyd went .first to Valearr  tier, arriving there in the middle ol  the night in the cold and rain. In  spite of this chilly reception, he be-  lieved Valcarticr was the finest training camp he had seen anywhere. There  were line accommodations for the men,  good quarters tin I n *>1 ndid rifle  range.. His trip across the Atlantic  was not the least impressive of his  many experiences. They left Quebec  and travelled to Gaspe Bay, as beautiful a bay as he had ever seen, bom  which place they set out one Sunday  evening In 88 large liners in a long  tingle tils with about , quarter of   .  mile between each boat, convoyed by  a large squadron of battle cruisers.  Daybreak on Monday morning found  them arrayed in three lines with cruisers leading each line and protecting  the f!an!ts and rear. It was a sight  never to be forgotten. The whole  thing too, was carried out with the  utmost seoreoy the men at no time  having any Idea where they were or  where they were going.  They finally landed at Plymouth and  proceeded at onro to Salisbury Plain,  one of his recollections of which was  the terrible mud. After en inspection  however by General Alderton, during  which the General's feet slipped from  under him eliciting the exclamation  "Damntfbie, damnable, shift out of  here at once!" they were moved to a  better.location. They went through a  strenuous training there in trench war-  fare, and    route   marching   at night.  Finally in February they got across  the channel to France, and it was  there that the real work began and  during one night they marched 39  miles. Sergt. Lloyd's stories oi life  under the strenuous conditions whioh  charaoterizeed the early months of the  war were listened to with the keenest  interest. The routine in the trendies  anything but pleasant, but duties  were carried out with great cheerful-  noes. One half hour before daybreak  the orders would come for every man  to bo at 'his post, as attacks were to  be expected then. . During the day  it was two hours on duty and lour off,  and sometimes a little sleep could be  snatched when things were quiet.  The duties of the men on the "listening posts" were especially hazardous.  Two men would be placed out in front  under whatever cover they might find,  (usually a hole when some large  shell had left a great crater) with a  long string reaching back into the  trenches. The string was attached to  a (in can, and signals were given by  pulling on it. One pull every quarter  or half baur meant that all was  right; two pulls meant that someone  was moving around, while steady pulling meant danger, and the men in the  trenches were warned to be ready.  He spoke highly of ths British artillery which was second to none. On  one occasion a German machine gun  had been tiring on them for a couple  days, when ho happened to notice the  puffs of smoke while looking over the  parapet with his glasses and later saw  a German helmet moving around. He  oalled up the commanding officer of  tho artillery division, who took a few  observations, and despatched an orderly with a few numbers, say 1-4-7-6-9.  Ths orderly disappeared and the officer  turned to Lloyd and said: "Watch that  machine gun." In a few minutes a  single shell went singing overhead, aad  the Germans and their gun went up Id  the air. i  Onoo a German aeroplane came over  his trench in a fog, when suddenly a  French machine appeared, at though  out of the clouds, immediately above  him and dived straight down' at it.  The German plane was wrecked and  crashed to earth Just behind ths German lines.  Sergt. Lloyd told in a very graphic  Benvoulin Notes  Mr. Alex Reid and son left last weak  on a short visit to Begins.  a a  Mrs. B. J. Lund arriwd ThuiM'ay  on a visit to her daughter, Mn.  Kinneer.  a a  Mr. Fred Day arrived home Saturday  to spend his Christmas holidays, he  was accompanied by Mr, Shelne   Mo-  Mrs. L. Mills of Peaohland spent  ths weak end at Benvoulin as the guest  of Mrs. A. Reid.  a a  Miss Minnie Sturgeon of Summer-  land spent a week's holiday at the  horns oi Miss Sylvia Weeks, returning  home Tuesday.  a a  Miss M. I. Renwiek arrived Friday  bom Vancouver where she has been  attending Normal school, to spend her  Christmas holidays with her parents.  a a  A surprise party visited the home of  Mr. and Mrs. Grummett on Monday  evening last.   Tne evening was    very  pleasantly spent with garnet and music  a a  Skating parties are tne order ot the  day. Mr. Day has very kindly made  a rink and the young people are having some good times there.  ��� a  We are sorry to lose bom our district Mr. A. Anderson and family and  Ml. F. C. Mawhinney and family who  have moved into town. Both Mr. An-  derson and Mr. Mawhinney have enlisted.  a a  A very successful entertainment was  given by the pupils of the Okanagan  Mission and Mission Creek schools, in  the Benvoulin church on Friday evening December 17. The pupils of both  schools did splendidly, showing careful training by the teachers, Mist Hunter and Miss Ray, assisted by Mrs.  Mawhinney as pianist. Mr. W. A.  Soott acted as chairman and the following program was listened to by a  large crowd.  Opening Chorus, "The Best Old Flag"  Recitation  Harold Mediae  Dialogue "Auntie Dimple  Mission Creek pupils.  Recitation John Davy  Doll Drill  Okanagan pupils  Duet "Playmates"  Lorraine Scott and Matilda Gillard  Recitation Fna Fisher  Ring Drill   . . . Mission Creek pupils  Dialogue.    "Christmas   with   the Old  Woman who Hves in the Shoe."  Okanagan pupils  Chorus. "Merry Xmat" . .Two schools  Recitation   Harry Grummet  Dialogue. "The Sick Doll."  Okanagsn pupils  Chorus   Mission Creek girls  Flsg Drill   Okanagan girls  Recitation   Celta Reid  Dialogue. "Christmas Shopping."  Mission Creek pupils  Recitation. '"In the Morning."  Leslie Mawhinney.  Chorus. "Keep tbe Home Fires Burning."  Two schools  "God Save the King.'  The proceeds amounting to 826 were  donated to the Red ('roes funds,  (Csesttati ee has M  About 68 Canadian officers, most of  whom havs been wounded, art being  brought back to Canada to aid in the  training and organizing of troops dur  ing the winter.  In ths case against J, M. Robinson  whieh came up before the court at Ottawa, Mr. Robinson was found guilty  ol the charge ot obtaining from H. K,  Bowes, C. P. R. stock under misrepresentation with intent to defraud. |  General Christian DeWet and a number 0( South African rebels, who were  convicted and sentences to varying  terms ol imprisonment and to heavy  fines for their participation in the  recent rebellion amongst the disloyal  Dutch in South Africa, have been released.  Peace demonstrations are daily taking plaoe in many places in Germany  aad Hungary. In Berlin the police  were obliged to charge tbe orowds. The  windows of stores and cafes were bro  ken during the rioting. Soldiers in  the crowd took an active part in the  disturbances. A Berne correspondent  writing from Berlin says that the conviction prevails among the masses in  Germany that only a revolutionary  outbreak would force the government  ���  Enjoy* Entertain-  Red Cross Will Benefit From  the Proceeds  Quits a novelty in the way of local  entertainments ,was successfully carried  out last Thursday at the Mission in  aid of the Bed Cross Funds, and the  160 people from all over the district  who crowded into the Mission Packing  House had reason to be well pleased  with their visit.  To turn a packing house into a presentable theatre is no easy task sad  the result did very great credit to  those who undertook tbe task. The  arrangement of the stage and the  lighting effects were much admired and  though the seating accommodation did  include a few apple boxes, the audience .was too much engrossed in what  was taking place on the stage to notice such a IHtle thing.  We have long been aware that there  is an abundance ol latent musical and  histrionic talent at tbe Mission rind  on Thursday night this talent was given full play in the original and interesting program provided.  Tbe first part of the evening was  given up to tome really capital "Tableaux" the Bret one by six children  representing "Nursery Rhymes," and  others by Miss Hobson, Miss Middle-  mass, Miss Bobo Thompson and Mrs.  Pease. Interspersed between these pictures were a dualogue, "Cheerful and  Musical" by Mrs. Oswald Pease and  Miss Middlomass, rentals by Mrs.  Soames, a song, "Chip oi the Old  Block" by Mr. J. H. Thompson and  another dialogue by Mrs. Gardner and  Miss Dykes, "Cross ' Questions sad  Crooked Answers."  After a ten-minute interval an amusing sketch "Tried and Found Want  ing." largely original, and containing  many clever loc8l hits, was given. The  characters were:  Male Impersonator Mrs. Barnehy  Sister ol Male Impersonator Miss Pesss  Miss Jean Jsrdiae . Miss Jean Jatxhne  Friend of Jean Jard'-ni .. .   Miss Margaret Benfrew  Charwoman Mist Hobson  Mr. Smith ��. Fuller  Mr. Lloyd. . Mr. Wantbor0ugh J'jass  Piano Tuner Mr. ciatiast  Mr. Pegasus Peewit (Poet) . . .        Mr. Bartholomew  The various parts were well sustained, and the whole thing went off  with a swing and vivacity which never  (lagged.  The "Mission Follies" a series ol  rollicking songs and choruses by Mrs,  Barmby nnd Miss Jard'ne aa Pierettat  not to forget the. two IHtle dogs, with  songs by Mrs. Soames and Mr. R. A.  Bartholomew and humorous recitals by  Mr. J. H. Thompson, brought ��� thoroughly enjoyable evening to a  close.  Ths net proceeds to be banded to  the Red Croat alter paying expenses  amounted to the tidy sum of 186.00.  Those who had charge of the entertainment were very free in their expressions of gratitude to all who had  helped, especially to Mr. and Mrs.  Soames, whose assistance and advice  were invaluable. Also to Messrs. Max  Jenkins, Mr. Burnetts and Mr. Burbank for facilities of transportation.   O���������  "Id SuDoy Fnue"  A well known' theatrical mega its  strolled into the Royal Victoria The*  tre at Victoria one night last spring.  The attraction that evening was the  new musical comedy, " In Sunny  France," then fresh from the pen ol  the well known Canadian poet, Wilson  MacDonald. When th) magnate left  the magnificent theatre after the performance lie declared the new opera to  bo the most original production he  had ever seen. He also stated that.  there was enough good music in the  play to make a half dozen musical  comedies.  The secret of the popularity of "la  Sunny France" lie? in its extreme originality. To particularize, in one  scene eight' girls execute the remarkable feat of dancing, singing sad performing sleight-of-hand at the same  time. Thirty local children wHl appear in the production aad the author-  composer ot the play declares the high  school girls in hie cast are tire cleverest dancers he has found-in British  Columbia. Mr. Grant Terrier it tat  ing the important role oi "Bog," the  hypnotist snd although Mr. Ferritr is  an amateur the composer believes he  he has found in him a man with awes        ���^������        mi  i Pass S.t  wi rftjt' -fMir^.i,."  g-Tttiy,1,;-���  PAGE TWO  KELOWNA   RECORD  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 08, 1918  KELOWNH RECORD  Published every Thursday-at Kelowoa,  British Columbia  JOHN LEATHLEY  Editor and Proprietor  SUBSCRIPTION  RATES  11.'ii    per   year;    7oc.    fix    month*,,   I nilpil  Statoi 60 cents additional.  All subscriptions Diwnbl�� in advance  Subicriberi at the roeulnx rate can hnvu  extra imiM'i'H mailed to trieni,n at rt ili tanre  at  HALF RATIO,  i.e., 75 cents per vear.  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New Premier's Manifesto  to the Province  Forecasts Policy  of  the New  Legislative Leaders  In a manifesto issued by I'n mier  Bowser to tho electorate of tilts pro-  vinco, tin- new lender of tiie Conservative governmtn deals with British  Columbia's present (.omliLu.ns unl future pronpeets, 'lhe policy which lhe  premier unci his ooUeaguea have decided to pursue in almost every p.ha-e of  the country's activities is fully outlined.  "While I aoknowledgo." nuid Mr.  Bowser, "and fully appreciate tlie great  honor which has l��een dune me by placing in my hands the leadership ol tho  government, I must at once add that  I fully rectfguize the serious responsibilities which that leadership, under  present conditions, entails, nnd which  will require of my colleagues and myself much serious consideration and  the exerciso of sound business judgment if those duties nro to bo discharged to the satisfaction of the  country.  "Although I havo taken some small  part in tho past twelve years in assisting to frame the policy of the government in the province, which policy  has on four separate appeals to tho  electorate been strongly endorsed, still  in my judgment the time has arrived  when the policy whieh has marked tho  regime of our late administration  should in some respects be modified  and in some n-speets expanded.  "The circumstances which uctuuted  the McBride administration to make  gen-jrons appropriations to various  railway companies, so as to expedite  tho opening up of the country, no  longer exist,     mainly  for  the reason  that this comprehensive programme  of railway construction is about iiora-  pleted; and the cycle of development  now brings us face to face with .'tliev  new and Important duties Kiid icspon-  sibilities.  "To-put il shortly, I conceive the  most vital duly resting upon lh> administration, nf which I am leader, ir,  in the first place, to adopt a sound  business policy, coupled with reasonable retrenchment] until such time at  least as the serious problems uOW confronting our Empire, shall have been  surmounted. To put it in other words  ���British Columbia needs u period {cv  business readjustment, free from any  venturesome or experimental l.v;sla-  lion, in which to recuperate from an  era of speculative expansion, which  was no! peculiar to US hut common to  the whole west and perhaps to tho  greater portion of the American continent.  "It is for this reason that we should  definitely state that fur the present  there shall be no more (lid to new railway enterprises, At the same lime,  we must not forge! that wo have to  face the situation boldly nn4 courageously ia order to see that those  railway enterprises already undertaken, und which promise so much in  the way of making accessible to the  settler large areas of fertile land, are  carried to completion, with due djs.  patch. To ascertnin how best this  can be done, I purpose having iX thorough investigation anil examination  mado into tho business of those companies, in order to decide which will  be the most businesslike way of securing their early completion.  "It w0uld appear to me that just as  soon as peace is dodnred, the world  will witness a financial reaction  Should I be correct in this judgment,  it will Iks necessary for the private individual, the corporations, the various  municipalities of the province and the  province itself, to approach the foreign money markets with the idoa of  borrowing. To do so successfully we  must keep the credit of Britioh Columbia on the highest possible plane an 1  with that aim in view, I will direct  my every energy; and 1 have a profound conviction that if the government approaches the discharge of its  duties in this attitude, such action will  elicit the strong endorsement of the  electors.  "It would be idle were 1 to appeal  to the electorate for approval on the  understanding that we shall at once  be able to launch large development  schemes and immediately usher in a  return of what might properly be  termed tho nbnormnl prosperity which  marked certain phases of the history  of the west (or the last few years.  "We havo no intention of making  any such promise to the people of  British Columbia, nor have we r.ny  delusions as business men regarding  the situation which faces the province  as a result of the involved condition  of the money markets of the world.  "Money, for the present, can only  be obtained at excessive rates of interest; and whilo 1 yield to none in raj  firm belief and confidence in the future  of the province, hi its wonderful resources and in its recuperative powers.  | WHEN BUYING YEAST I  I INSIST ON HAVING  THIS PACKAGE  ISL  DECLINE SUBSTITUTES  This Book helped me  improve my Farm.  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"The late go ei n nt nt has already  passed legislation granting aid by way  of loans to further develop the important industry of ugribulture; and  our efi'ortH will be to borrow money  required as quickly an.I as cheaply aa  possible, so that we may jivo every  incentive and ettcout'ageini n 'o bona  fide farming.  ''We have also under consideration a  colonization policy, whieh, if worked  out successfully, will encourage tin?  rapid settlement of crown lands by a  sturdy, industrious uiio practical farming population, to the en I that tho  great areas of the province hitherto  untitled may contribute their altaro <>l  the natural wealth of the community.  "In addition to activities along lhe  liny of aid to farmers and of colonization above referred to, we purpos >, as  soon as the necessary legislation can  be secured] to establish a distinct di  partmont of the m> urncnt, under its  own minister, t() deal exclusively with  agricultural matters, it ii ho; ed that  in this way our agricultural possibilities will receive the utrapst attention  and inducements will be offered which  will result  in a    distinct  and sul stan-   ���   Ptof.^..,      H  and development of our farming   - and  pastoral lands.  "The government has also under consideration the question of aiding the  establishment of publio markets under  proper supervision in tho largor centres  of population 0f the province, so that  tho farmer may receive the beat returns for his product, and that the  cost of living may l>o reduced.  , "Continuing Mr, llowser referred to  the great mineral and timber wealth  of the province, and th" means proposed by the government to dovelop it;  the problem of providing for returne)  soldiers; and thi great part being  played by It. ('. in the prosecution of  tho wur.  "Xolhing in lhe history <(f British  Columbia i* moro significant, nothing  indeed is nunc promising than th-1  measure of courage and fortitude  whioh has been fWvb by our people  in the face of these unexamp.rel difFi  cutties.  "It has been well said that th  darkest hour is just before the dawn;  and I am profoundly of the opinion  that with the achievement of the final  triumphant victory which assuredly  awaits the a'"ins of tho allies, and the  conclusion of a permanent peace, the  clouds which now lower upon us shall  be dispersed, and that the dawn of a  brighter and fairer day will witness a  restoration of progress and prosperity  in "Itritish Columbia which will amply  reward us for the courage and faith  wo have shown in this hour of bittor  trial."  'In conclud'ng Mr. I,0wser paid a  tribute to the work done by the late  Premier Sir Richard McBride, ftad also  to the Agent-General in London, Mr.  .1. H. Turner, whom Sir. Richard was  succeeding.  He hoped before any general election took place that he would bo able  to visit the various contive of tha  province to further discuss their public  issues. '  Gorman bakers are now producing  cakes with "Gott strafe England" on|  them.  The Chinese have opened rt Y.M.C.A.  in Kamloops.    A resident  missionary,  a graduate of one of the .leading Chi-'  noso    universities is     to lie stationed  then1.  In a decision just laid down by  ���Judge '.rant at Vancouver it was  maintained that merchants could not  collect  payment    for goods sold     ou  tinl movement towards the occupation Sundays, as surh sales were illegal.  What are You  Kicking About?  ��� You men who think you re  UNDERPAID  Don't " cuss " your luck because your pay ia small.  Don't blame it on the boss. Don't think that the reason  others get more pay is that they have more " pull,*'  because it ii'nt so !       .  The men who get big pay are those who are  trained to do work that is worth it. You have no  special training, and you have to do work that any  man with two hands can do; therefore your pay is  small ���and you. only, are to blame.  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Your Portrait  is a gift that money can't buy; but  the very thing for you to give at  CHRISTMAS  It strengthens old friendships  and exacts nothing in return, yet  has a value that can only be estimated in kindly thoughtfulness.  Make an appointment to-day at  Gray's Studio  RALPH KENDALL, Agent, Box 598, Kelowna, B.C.  A. B. SHUBERT, Inc. %\&ffi6BBMt -'������������������"�������****��jip*��i*"  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 9��, M10  ���ae^saBaa]BipBawsaataaBeBB|  aVMMal  KRLOWNA  KBCOKO  ���aaaaaaaasaasiaaaaatMrsrraajfaa^fn-B  f/T/f wish everyone  a Very  3&erry  Christmas and Happy  t\���� Year.  P. B. Willits  and Company  Call & get a calendar  Tbe characteristics at high explosives  says a writer in the Daily Kail, is the  extreme violence and suddenness "of  their detonation. Water-is an explo  rive when it it heated and when it becomes steam, but the expansion it so  slow that explosive results do not usually follow unless there is grot* nlg<  J. M. CROFT  Bootmaker.  All kinds of Repairs  BERNARD AVENUE,  KELOWNA.  WHAT THEJT ARE AND HOW THEY  ABE HADE  Gunpowder ol the old type expands  more rapidly than water and produces  a large volume "of gas, but again it  acts with comparative gentleness. High  explosives, on the other hand, pats instantly from a solid or liquid form to  gat and act with terrific energy, tear  ing to pieces any vessel whioh con.  taint them. To make them act in  this manner they usually require a detonator, which' applies a violent shock  to them and starts the explosion. It  it a curious fact that most of the  high explosives, when lighted with a  match, burn-quite quietly. The experiment is not to be recommended, as  accidents will happen, but in ninety-  nine cases out of a hundred there is no  danger.  Almost without exoeption high ex-  sives are composed of some organic  substance, which means some form of  carbon, treated with nitrio acid. Without nitrogen, which is the chief ingredient ol nitric acid, it might be said  that there can be no explosives. Yet  by, a Paradox nitrogen is one of the  most inert gases known and the chief  ingredient of the air we. breathe, possibly its explosive value arises from this  inertness; it combines so exceedingly  reluctantly that on small pnwooatlon  the compound breaks up into gas, fj.lv-'  ing the enormous expansion needed ior  explosive effect.  The most famous modern high explosive and one of the* most powerful is  lyddite, which 'ib very similar to the  French melinite and the Japanese shi-  mose. Lyddite is simply picric aoid  melted with a Utile vaseline. Picric  acid it a yellow, crystalline substance  largely used ns a yellow dj-e and also  very serviceable in medicine for -the  treatment of burns. It is intensely  poisonous and ' a powerful explosive.'  Attention to its value as an explosive  was first drawn in England by the  destruction of a Lancashire factory  where    it    was    being manufactured.  About the tame date it was independently studied in Fronce, and early in  the nineties of last century it was  adopted there for use ip shells.  Picric aoid is prepared from cool tar  ���the refute of gat manufacture. When  the heavy oil ol coal tar is boiled and  chemically treated phenol, or carbolic  add is separated from it. The carbolic  acid is taken, boiled in strong sul-  phurio aoid, and into the evil-smelling  liquid strong and pure nitric aoid is  carefully poured. The resultant is picric acid.... It hat great virtues at an  explosive, but alto some'vioes. Its virtue is that it is not easily exploded  when pure and dry, that it can be  dropped or even thrown about, and  that it does not act violently when  lighted. To mako it explode it needs  a powerful detonator, which usually  contains fulminate of mercury and tet-  ryl. Its chief fault is that it is intensely acid, and when moisture it  present attacks lead and many other  substances, forming exceedingly explosive oompounds which go off quite  unexpectedly.  An explosive similar to lyddite, but  differing from it in chemical composition is trinitrotoldul, of" "T. N. T.,"  Which is largely used in the Herman  army and navy. It is less powerful  than lyddite in the proportion of 119  to 136, but it has certain important  advantages over lyddite. It, is much  more stable and is not aoid, so that  it does not form dangerous compounds.  It is not affected by water or by the  air. When a rifle bullet will detonate  guncotton or lyddite is fired through ft  charge of either of these explosives, it  does not explode trinitrololoul. A  weight of 45 pounds, fulling 1 inches  will explode guncotton; falling 8 inches  it will explode lyddite; but a fall of  32 inches is required to explode trini-  trotolovd. Thus, "T.N.T." is the safest of modern high explosives.  "T. N. T." is a yellow, orystalline  powder, not unlike picric aoid. Like  picric aoid it is a coal tar product,  manufactured from toluene or toluol,  which is very closely related to benzine and is one ol the Rnm" group of  hydrocarbons.  It is converted into "T.N.T." by  meant ol nitration, much the same  process being employed as is used to  convert oarbolio acid into pioric aoid  and lyddite. Under suitable condition  strong nitric aoid turns toluene into  trinitrotoloul. To give n good explosion with "T.N.T." as with lyddite, a  powerful detonator is required. Totryl,  a   coal tar   product,   which contains  "At Ypres"  Yet, we have faced the German lines  With all n Briton's scorn,  And we have seen the powder smoke  ,- Boll back across the mom;  Have breathed the cruel reeking gas  That brings the strongest low.  And we have clenched the musket butt  And grappled with the loe.  For o'er the serried heaps of dead  In Khaki, Dlue and Grey,  We taw the Gorman helmet spikes.  And maddened for the fray;  Right up against their battle front)  Wo slashed our bayonets thru',  And then we thought of Canada  And every thrust was true.  For not a mongrel breed are we,  Tho' nf old races blent;...  Our pride is love of liberty  And not our long desoent.  We came not out of Canada  For pillage or for pay-  But God be with the foeman bold  Who dares to bar our way.  No "lion cubs" men racked us then  As, nll unused to war,  They turned us loose on SalisJrAiry Plain  To see the winter o'er.  And we havo waited weary months  For just such'chance '<, come;  even more nitrogen than "T.N.T." or  lyddite, is usually employed with a  little lead azide, which is lees sensitive  and safer than mercury fulminate, the  matorial generally used in detonators.  Guncotton, the oldest and beet  known of high explosives, It little used  for filling shells, though it was commonly employed in our navy lor the  charging of the heads of torpedoes Until tho present war. In power it it  slightly inferior to "T.N.T." and considerably inferior to lyddite, while it  has this further disadvantage that it  is liable to be set on fire by a shot.  It is prepared by steeping the very  finest cotton in a mixture of nitric  aoid and sulphuric acid, using great  oare and taking precautions to prevent tho temperature rising. Tho process of steeping occupies from one hour  up to a whole day, and strong acid  fumes are given off while the work is  in progress. After steeping the cotton  is washed, kept until it is slightly  damp, when it is compressed into  cakes and blocks, in which form it is  ready lor use.  Cheer now, tho' many a comrade, voioe  Forever more is dumb.  When onoe the weary soldiers rest  Between the bursts of shell,  We'll creep across those.gory heaps  'And view thia man-made heH. -  These���that were comrades yelterday-  We have a trench for them,  And God "strafe" those who made the  war;  He amply shall condemn.  Poor mangled flesh of friend and toe  In one long, shallow grave.  These died with curses on tbtnr lips  When none had power to save.  Their landstrum fall in bleeding droves  That one king't power should be;  We came that Britain's plighted word  Should hold by land and tea.  Now answer to the mutter rolls;  Oh, God I How few they stand.  These regiments out ol Canada  With few to give command.  We've helped to hold the Ypret front  We'll hold them back again,  But oh, there's many a weary heart  For our Canadian men.  The poem appearing above which has  just been handed to us it from the pen  of Trooper P. T. Anderson, of the lUtb  Alberta Dragoons and waa written on  the battlefield of Flanders on June oth  last where the Canadian troops made  a name for themselves.: that will live  forever. The piece wat brought to  Kelowna recently by "Billy" Wilton 0n  his return from the front. Mr. Wilson  has sinoe received the sad news that  the composer met his death on the  firing line in France.  EXTENSIVE SHOPLIFTING,  With the arrest of Mrs. Minnie Jones  thirty years old, in Woodward's departmental store, the polios have unearthed the greatest case of shoplfting  which has ever been discovered in Vancouver. The Point Grey police station  is littered with articles of every description, all the way from mechanical  toys to the most expensive cut glass  and jewel-studded necklaces. The gopda  alleged to be stolen amount to between three and four thousand dollars,  and most of them were buried in the  sand in the basement of 'ths residence  of tho accused woman on Marine Drive  Six carloads of hogt at Vernon: sold  at 8 cents realized (8.000 last week  for Vernon ranchers.  8YN0PM8 Of COAL MOUND  BH6ULAT10N8  Coal ���ining righto ol Mat Dominion  in Manitoba, Saskatchewan eOdAlbar-  ta, the Yukon Ttrrltorjr, thi Northwest Territorial, and in a portion of  th* Provinot ol Britiah OuratjH*. may  bt leased for ��� term oi tweaty-oa*  yean at an annual natal of II an  aorta. Not mora than WOO aorta  will bt stated to oot eptJioeat.  Application! for th* lease mutt be  made by the applioant la ptrton to  the Aunt of Sub-Agent oi the dittriot  in whioh tht righto applied lot art  ittuatod.  In surveyed territory th* hud mutt  btoWratod hy section*, or kvjal subdivisions of sections, and in uaeurvtjr-  <d territory th* tract applied tor  shall be staked out by th*   applioant  Each application mutt bt actor*-  panied by a ft* of K> whioh trill bt  rafunded if th* righto applied for  art not avoilablt, but not othtrwiat.  A royalty shall bt paid on th* mtr-  chantabl* output ot th* mate . at th*  rata of five cento par ton.  Th* parson operating th* mine shall  furnish th* agent with tworn return*  accounting for th* full quattity oi  mer'antable coal rained and pay th*  royalty thereon. If th* ooal mining  righto are. not being operated, tuch  returns shall be furnished at least  once a year.  The lease will include the ooal mining righto only, but th* latett may  be permitted to purchaat whatever  available surface right* may be eon-'  sidered necessary for tht working of  the mine at the rat* of 910 an acre.  - For full information applloatioa  ahould be made to th* ttcretarr of  the Department of the Interior, Ottawa, or to th* Agent or Sub-Agent  of Dominion lands.  W. W. GOBY.  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  N. B.���Unauthorized publication ot  thi* advertisement will not be paid for.  J. A. BIGGER  BUILDER AND CONTRACTOR  Estimates Furnished for all claatet  of work  RaE'S Christmas SALE  .1 llLtXi...... limn    im    run is. mi-   J  I '���������     Ljti.it..    ..in.         n ���     il     |     ...,     ...       ....      ....    YOUR LAST SHOPPING DAY BEFORE CHRISTMAS  Shop at our Sale. It's the one place to Save Half & More  I m* i n��ii ������ i ������!   Mum urn ��� tisakmuam   m  i "������"������ apa�����������������     j        ;   ��� ������  December will see the finish of Rae's Wind-Up Sale and we are anxious to get the stock as low as possible by the  New Year. To attain this end we are offering the greatest values in all lines of merchandise in the store. Nothing  here reserved. Here you can effect enormous savings on your Christmas purchases. See our line of Slippers and  Shoes. Infants' Footwear, Gloves, Ties, Shirts, Hosiery, &c. Prices will convince you of the savings to be effected here  -Don t forget Friday is the Last Day for entry on our Comforter Drawing.   Every purchaser to the extent of $1 is entitled to a ticket and a  chance to win the HANDSOME COMFORTER, Value $15.oo,  to be drawn for on Christmas Eve, at 9 o'clock p.m.,  at Rae's Cash Bargain Store  Hewetson & Mantle Block-    Headquarters for Xmas Goods.    All gifts boxed in Fancy Gift Boxes  .atataaataM SEKCKSSS  ���" '���'���������' ���-'���'-  PAGE FOUR  KELOWNA   RECORD  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 33, 1915  Feed Your Cows on  ALFALFA  Whfrn the Caf is Thn��e  weeks old, take it to the  K.L.O. RANCH  and get in exchange for it a  *  ton of prime Alfafa Hay.  Other   Animas taken  in  trade for Hay.  HEWETSON and MANTLE, Ltd.  Financial Agents        Rents Collected  Properties Managed  Accident, Fire, Life, Marine and Employer's  Liability Insurance  Cut Flowers & Pot Plants for Christinas Gifts  at the Greenhouses, Richter Street  Orders taken now for Christmas and New Year's Day, will be specially  delivered to special addresses  P.O.Box 117 Phone 88  Many Useful  Christmas  Gifts  Look around this store  on your last shopping  expedition before Xmas  We can show you some  useful gifts at the price  you want to pay  We lake this opportunity of  thanking our many friends for  their past patronage, and at lhe  same time extend the Season's  Qreelings to one and all.  Jerman Hunt  Telephone ��� 361  TOWN AND COUNTRY NOTES  *>  II  Mr; liobert Thomas  left last  on a visit to Vancouver.  week  James Harvey left for Vernon on  Monday where he will tako up a. position us engineer in the Graham evup*  orating Company's plant.  *       ��  *  Sergt, ''(Ins" ,Mo<>n came in on Saturday afternoon's boat and will remain hens helping with the training  of the lo^il LOSnd Overseas troops.  <:. H. S. IHaokaby, formerly ot   the  local branch of the Unuk of Montreal  now stationed ut  llyihe,   Kent,     ],;i  received   his   first    stripe,   now being  Lance Corporal.  �� ��  *  Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Dalglelth are  leavin r tomorrow morning for Kamloops where ihey will spend Christmas  with relatives before proceeding to the  prairies where they expect to take up  residence,  t  In lhe absence of Mr. Ji. Gray with  his regiment at Vancouver, the 11 a-  in. serviee at St. Andrew h' Okanagan  Mission Christmas morning will be  taken by Mr. W. 1). Walker.  ��  The annual "Beef Guessing Contests1'  of the local meat markets are again  attracting considerable attention and  some splendid oaroases are hung up for  tho purpose in both tho 1\ Burns &.  C'o.'s store, and at Casorso Bros,  The Christmas entertainment at the  Methodist church is being held tonight  nnd a splendid program has been prepared. Tho ovenlng will be given over  to tho amusement of the (hildion and  everyone is cordially invited lo attend.  ��       ���  ft  The executive committee of the KeL-  owna Volunteer Reserve at n meeting  on Monday evening decided to discontinue drills for tho winter soason. The  members of the Reserve will drill 0n  Thursday afternoons with tho Overseas  contingent,  ���  The Presbyterian Sunday school at  Glenmpre are holding their Christmas  entertainment tonight In the public  school, A good program has been arranged and it is expected there will be  a large turn out of children of til  sizes and ages.  ��        ��  ��  The Briends 0f the local Baptist  church cordially invite anyone in the  city who 1ms nowhere else to go to  their Christmas service on Sunday  evening next. A program of music  will be rendered by the choir. * liev. A.  Evatts is the speaker.  *  The annual Sunday school scholars  tea and entertainm. nt is to bo held  next Tuesday. The parents and friends  of the scholars aro heartily invited to  attend during the evening and hoar  the program to be rendered .by the  boys and girls.  ��        ��  The Electric Shop is proving an attractive s0uree of enjoyment to the  children these days as they stand end  gaze on the window filled with all  sorts ol toys, behind whieh stands a  lurgc Christmas r.e- U'iP.ian.ly lighted  with small colored electric bulbs.  Mr. L. I?. Taylor was a visitor    to  Vernon this morning.  ��       *  Shelly McLean is back from the prairie this week visiting friends in town.  ��       ��  ' *  Mr.  McKeown    came    up laHt week  from SquomisJ. For a short stay   with  his family.  * ���  Fred Bay is home this vyeok, from  the coast where ho is attending college.  * ��  *  Mr. Alo\ MoQuarrie returned yesterday afternoon from a short visit to  the coast.  Mr. ISmest J, I'ottigiow returned to  Kelowna Tuesday. He has been east  for some    time undergoing  treatment  in a hospital.  * N  Mr. \\. Jl. Pitcairn of Stirling &  Pitcairn was in Kelowna thia week  on business.  *  Miss Miller of lhe Mission left    this  week for the old country in company  with hor sister who had come out   to  join her a few weeks ago.  ii  The regular Christmas services at  the Catholic church will be held on  Saturday, as follows: Midnight Mass  un Christmas Eve, and on Christmas  day Mass will'be said at '.) a.m. und  ttt   10.30 a.m.  ��  A number of Kelowna students returned last week-end from Normal  school f0 spend tho Christmas vacation. Amongst them wore Miss Mildred Renwick, Miss Beatrice Campbell,  Miss Annie McLennan, Miss Alice Perry, Miss JoBsie McMillan, Miss Dorothy Leckio, llae Montgomery and Everett Fleming.  PROMOTION  l-'UK MAJOR PlillRY  It will no doubt be of interest to  many q[ (>ur readers to know that the  officer commanding the Both B. 0,  Horse is now a Lieut.-Col. This well-  deserved promotion of Major J. Perry  or rather, Colonel Perry as wo must  now call him will |>o appreciated not  only by the officers ami men serving  under him but also by a very wide  circle of friends and acquaintances  both -in the e'��n( and in British Columbia.  Colonel Pony joined the fith Duke  of OonnaughtB' Royal Canadian Hussars, Montreal in '70. and saw Bervice  in the Northwest Rebellion. Three  years ago he Was awarded the ollicers'  Long Service Decoration for twenty  years service as an officer.  Some few years ago he came to settle in the Oknn-igan and was attached  to tho 30th B. C. Horse last summer  as second in command.  A Private Sale  consisting of Persian and Turkish Carpets and Rugs, Sheffield  Plate, Old Silver and rare China,  hand-pierced steel Fenders and  Fire-Irons from the Adams Period, Brie - a - brae suitable for  Christmas presents, Antiques  and Curios of all kinds is being  held at  J. R. NEWLANDS  First Home on left Stockwell Avenue  3-5p  -o-  OKANAt.AN  AMBULANCE LEAGUE  Tho junior members of the above so*  olety are muoh to ie cnjratulatod on  the most successful "Tea and Safe of  Work" held by them in Mr. Sutherland's Btore on Bernard avenue  Saturday last, by which they wero  ablo to hand over $100-05 for tho lied  Cross Work. Tho thanks of the *o  eiety are specially due to Mrs. Small  for the inoxt able und ujwi'tfulio man  nor in which she organized and worked with the children during tho past  few months, to Mrs. Duggan for help  ing with the tea und to Mr. Suther  laud for so kindly allowing them to  use tho store on Bernard avonue,  JUVENILE GOOD TKMPLAKS  HOLD XMAS ENTKHTA1NMENT  The Juvenile Lodge I.O.G.T. was the  first of the seuson to hold Christmas  festivities when in conjunction with  tho senior lodgo they held their Xnias  tree und entertainment in the lodge  room on Tuosday evening ut 8 o'clock.  Tho evening wub entirely given over to  games und merriment and about 10.30  Santa CIuus put in an uppcurunce and  distributed gifts of candies and other  good tilings'to GO members of the Juvenile Lodge and also did' not overlook many of the members of the senior lodge. The lodge deputy, Mr. W,  B. Pearson Was presented with a ��kip-  ping ropo, presumably to skip merrily  through the New Year. After Santas  departure rofreshin.nls wero served-and  the singing of "Gofl Save the King"  brought a very enjoyable evening to  a oloSS. The members uf tint Juvenilo  lodge are holding their concert  Thursday svenlngi Dooetnbot 80 at 8  o'clock in tho lodge room. A good  piogram is being provided. Will m'ory  body come and help lho Juveniles in  this effort to meet the espouses of  their tree. Admission,A dults 20 cents  children 10 cents.  C. Nicoll  Dray and Trantfer Agent  Phone 132  Will move ypu quick and cheap  For Sale  On K.L.O. Bench, 20 acres  Bearing Orchard. Would  consider City House as part  payment.  Apply Box K, Kelowna Record  Grates are extra durable. Coal grate is duplex. Wood grate is the most modern type.  WQarfs  Kootenay  l~-just  lining. Ask the McClary dealer to show you.  On Sale at the Morrison-Thompson Hardware Co., Ltd.  ' '��� <eseee����eee���� ef��������������e������e������tr  We wish to extend to all our  patrons our Best Wishes for  A Merry Christmas  and a-  Happy New Year  W. R. GLENN & SON  S**i��*S**W**J**j!��*��**$��*����**����*  #  I Want to Say  that when we intimate that we Repair Leather Goodt, we mean  EVERYTHING made  of "Leather���including Harnett, Boott  and Shoet, Gript, Leggings, Belts, &c.  If it is made of Leather we can repair it  THOMLINSON, Harnessmaker  Ntxt door to 25c Store] Phone   -   347  WATER STREET  KELOWNA  OK LUMBER CO.,Ltd.  a  a,  Art now completely equipped to supply all  your lumber needs.  We halve a large stock of local and  coast  ROUGH AND FINISHING LUMBER  of high-grade quality and in splendid condition.  A complete line of  DOORS AND WINDOWS  LATH AND SHINGLES THURSDAY, DECEMBER 33, 1916  KELOWNA  KJBCOKJ)  PAGE FITS  .'.i a ia iana'iai'��iai a at . . ���.���.���.������aiian. iana it i.  *��� PROFESSIONAL AND "  **  BUSINESS CARDS. �����  ���et.e..��.etfiltil��tsj.jtinnl ���������������� m i ���������������������������������.������ i.t..��  BURNE & TEMPLE  Solicitors,  Notaries Public,  Conveyancers, etc.  KELOWNA, :: B.C  R. B. KERR  Barrister  and Solicitor,  Notary Public.  KELOWNA. B.C  E. G. WEDDELL  BARRISTER, SOLICITOR, and  NOTARY PUBLIC  9, Willlt's Bloch   ���   Kelowna, B.C.  PIANOFORTE  MR. HAROLD  TOD.BOYD  haa returned hia teaching cleeaee and will  receive pupila aa belore in hia etudio-  Trench JMock, Kelowna.  P.O. box 374  F. W. GROVES  M. Can. Soc. C. E.  Consulting Clcll and Hydraulic  Engineer  B.C. Lsnd Suroeuor  Surveys and Reports on Irritation Works  Applications for Water Licenses  KELOWNA, B.C  Dr. J. W. Nelson Shepherd  EBITIST  r. O. Hot Itt 'Paoaa It  Corner Pendozi Street and  Lawrence Avenue.  ma ana ana sia;a is ."ai.anaiiaMa a ia sua s ���.  Correspondence  lanaiiana ia . . aia���a a itataeat aaatat. a .i . ��  PBAIRIE VS. B. 0. EGGS  Editor Kelowna Record,  Statements having been made that  eggs produced in thia province, particularly at the coast, were inferior to  prairie eggt for cold storage purposes,  the writer was authorized by the executive of the B. C. Poultry Association to conduct experiments wilt both  kinds of eggs this past season to test  this. Eggs wero secured from a government on the prairies and also horn  the C'owiohan district. Both lots wore  laid during the same period and all  wore infertile. After being plaoed in  cold storage in Vancouver for a period  of five and'a hall months, they werfe  takon out, carefully examined by  moans pf candling, and some wero given to various persons, who cooked and  tatted both kinds. No information  waa given out as to where the eggs  wero produced. The consensus of  opinion was unanimously in favor of  tho local eggs, as regards flavor, tho  taste and "set-up." The eastern eggs  wore much stronger in flavor and contained a larger proportion of watery  Contents when candled. The writer  contidess that there is no ground  whatever for the assertion that B. C.  eggs are inferior for cold storage purposes, and ventured to state that local infertile eggs produced in the  spring oan more than hold their own  against the best produced outside the  province. Yours truly,  J. R. TKBRY.  JOHN CURTS  CONTRACTOR tt BUILDER  Plant and Specifications Prepared  and estimates given (or publicBuild.  ings.Town and Country Residences  JOHN CURTS, KELOWNA  PHONE No. 93  S. W. THAYER, D.V.S.  VETERINARY SURGEON  (Graduate McCill University)  Residence :  GLENN AVENUE  MeMagei may be Mt at tht office of Mr.  William*, above Stockwell't Auction Room  Save 50 p.c.  on your Boots and Shoes  Have them repaired  Promptly,  Properly &  <   Cheaply  by up-to-date machinery  Frank Knapton  Bernard Avenue  CAKIBOU PLENTIFUL IK NORTH  That there is no danger o! the extermination of caribou in the north ia  apparent from recent report! coming  in from Dawson, where numerous  teams are bringing in oaribou killed  near 10-Mile House, 10 miles west of  Dayton and further on towards Glacier, some 96 miles or more away.  The oaribou are reported to bt) to  plentiful that ranchers and road-house  keepers only havo t0 step out on their  doorstep and kill all the meatli they  need. One team last week arrived in  Dawson with six tons of caribou tent  in by the hunters.  Two Frenoh boys who mushed in  from California Creek, a tributary of  the Sixty-Mile, reported that the oaribou went down tho valley o' that  creek in a phalanx three unlet long  and half a mile, numbering many  thoutandt of heads. After the herd  ' had passed everything in its wake wae  trampled as hard at a pavement. The  snow in that region is a foot or more  in depth.  For many years past caribou have  appeared to be very scarce, and many  noeed' hunters feared that they were'  becoming extinct, but reports ooming  in from all parte of tho north oountry  say they wore never so plentiful.  -ui*M i�� jopitsstiquiv UBuuef) ouj,  ington has been authorized by his  government to disavow Capt. Fran/  von Rintelon, and to doolare that the  latter had no instruction, to commit  acts whioh were in violation of the  lawt of the United States.  Municipal Accounts  The following   accounts   wore puwed  at the last oounoil meeting but   held  over last week owing to lack of space.  Geo. Balsillie, digging gravo ... S 5.00  E. Weddell, Small debts court  Cottt  15.80  H, Barnard, deposit refund ... tf.OO  J. L. Doyle, agent, premium on  fire insurance policy covering   fire hall    and certain  equipment  M-'M)  D. H. Battenbury, Alderman's  Indemnity   40.00  Dominion Express Co.,   -1-38  City Park Restaurant, prisoners' meals   4.25  Petty oath, October   39.05  Petty oath, November   60.40  C. Ambrogio, wood contract . . 179.00  Crahan, Martin it Co., auditors  feet  28.43  American Bank Note Co., stationary   70.10  Thornton Stationery Co  14.61  C. H. Dunbar, registrars lees  tor registering four tax tale  redemption certificates   4.16.  Okanagan Telephone Co  21,00  S. D. Qolquette, salary   136.00  E. Fowler, salary  WO-00  J. L. Wilson, salary .-.  96.00  F. Freeman, salary   80.00  F. Varney, salary   80.00  B. M. Hill, salary  86.00  A. W. Andrews, hauling, fuel ... 68.60  G. H. Dunn, talary     - 150.00  F. V. Royle, salary   100.00  P. T. Dunn, talary   90.00  R. W. Thomas, salary   106.00  A. E. Nash, salary   60.00  F. Swainson, talary   80'.00  W. Sabine, talary   ..... 90.00  J. A. Bigger, suij.y    5.00  A. R. Davy, salary   126.00  Dr. H.L.A. Keller, rent   27.5*  E. Weddell, talary   57JS4  J. Siloook, waterworks work .. 1.75  E. Bonjean, waterworks work . 2.00  K. Schmidt, pole line work ... 1.50  Fleck Bros. Ltd., supplies   U.'l  Canadian AUia-Chalnurt Ltd.  waterworks supplies   54.72  Govt. Agent, Kamloops, prisoner's maintenance   10.11  Imperial Oil Co., supplies   26.30  Canadian    Wostinghouso    Co.  power house tuppliei  2.45  James H. Trenwith, supplies .. 1.30  D. Leokie, supplies     ... 21.15  Kelowna Sawmill Co. hauling  fuel for power house   104.00  Wm. Haug, fuel  28.01  Max Jenkins Co., teaming   5.30  Morrison Thompson Co., supplies   3.65  Kelowna Steam Laundry, wash  ing blankets for police department   5.00  Kolowna Garage and Machine  Works, Ltd., repair work ... 10.00  0. K. Lumber Co., lumber  9.65  Burne & Temple, legal fees ... 38.00  Mrs. May Windsor, payment to  redeem   Lot 56,   Map  483  from tax tale   106.93  Kelowna Courier printing and  advertising   31.56  Orders for  Local  Scouts  It was officially announced in London on December 13th that the censorship of despatches relating to foreign  affairs in newspapers as well at in  telegrams to foreign countries will bo  suspended on December 20th, except on  press telegrams from one foreign oountry to another over British cables. The  censorship of matter regarding naval  and military operations remains the  tame.  ���b. kkpaiud-       KELOWNA    TROOP  Troop First!    Self Last!  To the Leaders, Seconds and the  Sooutt of Kelowna Troop:���  Tho Scoutmasters attached to the  troop are glad to have the opportunity, through this column, of wishing  each one of you a Happy Christmas  and all good luck for the coming year,  The good old wish which we havo  all heard so often before at this season of the year "A Merry Christmas  to You," teems a little out of place  just now while our empire it going  through its trial of deadly peril, and  so many of our homes are thinking  anxiously for the safety of the relatives and friends in the battle-swept  fields across tho ooean, and in so  many oases too are mourning' their  Iosb. We know though that it takes  a time of trial and stress to bring out  the qualities whioh show the "stuff"  of/ which a man or boy is mado, and  as it is with men and boys, so it is  with tho nations. The past year and  a half have been showing us the  "stuff" of which the nations compria  ing I the British Kmpire are made, and  surely we have seen much for whiob  we can be happy. There is no influence whioh oan do so much for any  life as happiness mingles with sorrow,  and so we know that our wish for  you this Christmastide can 'be fulfilled,  Wo to earnestly hopo too that when  your places are taken by the Soouts  who will be provided by the generation  after you, these Scouts of the future  will have cause for happiness when  they look out and see of what those  Scouts who have gone belore them are  making of their lives.  The coming of the New Year is a  time when many people make what  they cull new resolutions. Many are  made and nuiny are broken. A Soout  on being invested makes one big resolution, in the "Three-fold Promise,"  which will do him for nil the years  to come, and which includes all the  resolutions for good one could possibly  make. Let us consider thon how we  have kept this promise during the  past year und endeavor to live up to  it much more strictly tluriog the coming year.  Yours very sincerely,  K C. WEDDELL, S.M.  J. GORDON, S.M.  It. THOMAS, S.M.  Orders by command for week ending  January 1st, 1916.  Duties,���Orderly i'atrol for week,  Eaglet; Next for duty Kangaroos.  Parados.���The Patrol Leaders and  Seconds will {parade at tht olub room  on Monday, December 27th at 7.30  p.m.  The troop will parade at tho olub  room on Tuesday, December 28th, at  7.30 p.m., in full dress uniform without staves. At 7.46 wo shall receive.  our visitors and we hope that every  scout will turn out for this parade  and bring his parents, brothers, titters, uncles, aunts, cousins and friends  with him. Our quarters, we know,  are small but we hope to at least  provide standing room for all- Eaoh  scout will bo notified during the week  by his patrol leader what he is ex-  peoted to bring in the way of refreshments.  "Pioneer."  IMPORTANT POSTAL ARRANGEMENT  Notice is just to hand from Tho  Hon. T. Chaso Casgrain, l'osttnatter-  Goneral of Canada, that he hat been  successful, as a result of negotiations  entered into with the Imperial Postal  authorities, jn effecting an arrangement with the British Government  whereby parcels from Canada for Canadian soldiers in Pianos and Flanders  will be carried at the same rate of  postage as applies to parcels from tho  United Kingdom for the expeditionary  forces on tho continent, that is.  For parcels    weighing up to  three pounds    24o.  For    po reels    weighing over  three pounds and not more  than seven  pounds     32o.  For    parcels    weighing over  seven pounds and not more  than eleven pounds     38c.  This means u material reduction on  tho oost of parcels, and it is hoped it  will be a source of satisfaction to tho  Canadian publio. This reduotion hat  been brought about by Canada foregoing all postal charges for the conveyance- of those pnroelt in Canada  and on tho Atlantic.  Tho public are reminded, however, in  accordance with the circular issued by  tho Department recently; that until  further notice, no parcel can be tent  weighing over seven pounds.  Loyalty.  Loyalty to our country is good, but loyalty to  our town and exir neighbors is just as Important,  although rarer. To send money out of town for  things that may be obtained from townsmen and  neighbors is not loyal, and does a serious injury  to our schools, churches, and other institutions  supported by local taxation or philanthropy.  Support good roads, good churches and good  schools. Spend your money at home. You will  get just as good or better value, and can see what  you buy before you pay for it, instead of after.  Read the advertisements and deal at home.  Get Your New  Year Resolutions Ready  New plans for the future are  pretty common about this time  of year, but alas! if we accept  the common impression, these  excellent resolutions seldom  come to anything.  Suppose We Had to  Keep Them!  Suppose, (or instance, we had to resolve to  cast off the depression of spirits and paralysis  of effort which have been induced by the hard  times, and make up our minds that the end  of 1916 was going to see us out of the  hole and going strong again I  Do You Think We  Could Do It?  You bet we could I An unanimous and  really loyal effort for a whole year to better  local conditions would have startling results.  Let merchants and citizens alike resolve  with the New Year to  Be Loyal to Our Own  Community _.,'. ,      lawiwwti  PACE SIX  KELOWNA   RECORD  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 23, IMS  [ WANTED! ]  FOR   SALE  FQK SALE,���Hay, billed or loose, do  livered in KoloWBa, $lfi per ton, o  will exchange for calves, pigs <>r oth  er live stock. Horses and live stoc  wintered at reasonable rates. Titos  ltulmu". 'phone !M0 or 3206,      4St  FOR SALE.���The prettiest home In  Kelowna will bo sold very otwan and  on easy terms.   Apply llox "JJT' Jit-  _cord.  2fitt  FOB 8ALK-15 ftnd 9-10 ACRES OBI  land, 5   miles    from    Kelowna,    all  fenced, seeded lo timothy and olover.  Snap for cash. Apply I1. 0, Bo�� -51  Kelowna. 1-1 f  FOR SAU2.-W00D HKATEK. Al.su  singlo bwl. Hull, nearlj new, Apply  Box "V Record office, 8*6p,  FOR SALE.���A FKW HKill GRADE  Shropshire e.ve and wether lambs.  Also a few milk cows, young sows,  hay ,,nd oats. Apply A. II. ('rich-  ton at   farm   or Box Ciii Kelowna  FolTsAI..���:.--< i(loi) TI'-AM OF WORK  hoi^e*, and ha*n��s, also four-inch  tire, wide skeined wagon, cost ?1 ir>,  and Eureka combination rack, ''he  outfit 8150, 1.. '.. ttayh iw. Glen-  more, 4-5p  TO RENT  TO RENT. - ONE   OF KELOWNA'  best   homes, furnished,    on Bernard  avenue, for 8i.ll per month. Also iive  room   house on Wilson avenue     to  $10 per month. Apph  W  ft. Fleming  2rt  OFFICES TO 1.ET.-FIRST FLOOR;  front in Belgo Building. Large vaul  good light. \ aeunt Jan. 1st. Rent  reasonable. Best position In town  Apply company <>n the premises   2tf  "IN SUNNY FRANCE"  (Umiuiuuil (ram i'utre 1.)  ability than a majority of su-cullcd  professionals, Mr. Drown of Rutland,  will appear as "���lack Brown" of London, and the manner in which nosings  '''Toi.nis" Und "My Word" has delight'  ed l lie heart of tho author of thesu  songs. Miss Phyllis Pitt, ub "Babetto1  bus greatly impressed .Mr. MaoDonald  frith her ability and Miss Dorothy  l.eckio makes a Very lovely "lieleuu  Marquis.'1 -Mis* Lloyd-Jones will  dance the dillioult love-waltz with Mr.  Local Soldiers Will Play  Hockuy During Winter  At a meeting of the boys oi th  I03nd Overseas battalion last Friday  it was decided to form iX hockey team  from tbe ranks and a glance over th  pomes on the list of those who have  jpincd "ill enii inee local people that  the soldiers can put a strong team on  tho ice, for anion.; ih'ir nambors a1  Boverul w��ll Known pluyors who hjiW'  worn  the  Kelowna colors  in  proviou  srlturned soldiers  honored at smoker  (Continued from Page One.;,  MISCELLANEOUS  WANTED.���BX I3XPERIENCED MAN  work on ranch, used to stock und  milking.   Apply Box "B" Record  WANTED TO EXCHANGE lUO aero  of land in Saskatchewan. Property  fenced, running water, good transportation, part plowed, fair build  ings, for small fruit farm. What of  fers.    Apply Box 204 Kelowna,    4fltf  WANTED.-HORSES    AND   CATTLli  for pasture and winter feeding,    ud-  joining city  limits.     Have  rye     for  sale.    Guisaehan  Ranch,  'Phone 4701   SOU  FOR SALE OH KXl'HANGE.-lfiG  acres at South Okanagan. Have a  clear title, free from all encumbrance,  taxes paid up. Would sell cheap for  cash o' exchange for cattle. Apply  l1. O. Box 351, 1 -1 f���  FARM. FOR LEASE.-WELL KNOWN*  LeFevra estate on the Vernon Road  near Kelowna. consisting of 100 acres  with hones, implements, etc., as a  going concern. Apply A. E. Day,  Executor.  ���*^  FOR EXCHANGE-70 ACRES LEVEL  bench land 8) miles from Kelowna,  for good house in city, Apply Box  "M.D."   Record oflice. 86p.  FOUND.���A lady's grey muff. SRm  can lw identified ut the Record office.  MaoDonald as the curtain fulls ou tueVfl VK  first  ���ct, and    this will bo a feature  Arrangements'have been made during  well   w0rth seeing.    The author also thfl    pm,t   wwk whoroby Uu   tonal  aonsidors himself very fortunate in so  curing so clever a girl to take the port  ol thi-    "Talking  Doll" as Miss     Buy  De'Hart.  JHi s Ev0 arid Miss Kate North   aw  each  taking  Important  pails in     the  pin}   and Miss Ltfcltifl Ins llir animated  role of "Jeanne."    Miss  Violet Bailey  takes the pail  <��   th   d   mre country  girl.     Mr.    William  Edwards    is    the  moving    nicturo man and' his model;  ire   .liss  Marjory   Leukie,   Miss    Mary  Ferrior* IMiss Nellie Shayler and    Miss  Kerr, of Glenmo're.    Miss  Besslo Gad  drfl appears as the irresistible "Antui  u title" and little Miss Marguerite M.l  lie makes a very pretty "Jmpie,*'     As  "Uillberg,"  the  .lew,  Mr.   Loo    Uaye-  has a chance to display h * clever vein  of humor and "Fabian" is represented  by Mr, Jack  Parol  who U particularly  suited   to    ih' part.    Mr. Herbert  Job iston sings one of  the    most important    songs in  the play and gives  other valuublo assistance.  The    net proceeds of the production  will be devoted to some patriotic pur-  pOSf   to be decided upon by the ladies  who will diligently work   to make the  play a success,  Twenty-two    performances   was thi  very extraordinary record t>; "in Sun  ny   Prance/1  in  Victoria, anil   William  Blakomore,    the leading musical critic  of (he coast  declared the song "Tennis"   to   bo   the   most   tuneful,    catchy  topical Bong heard in many a day.  'adding that if ii was published ii  j would mahe the author's fortune,  I In Sunny Frame* will bo presented in  i the Kelowna Opera Mouse on the eve  i n'ngs of January 5th and Oth.  j    Mr. Tod Boyd, and Mr, Drury Price  and   the  orchestra  are  giving      gratis  their Assistance and have ben a bul  j work of strength in themselves.    That  a town of 2,600 people should possess  musicians of    tho Calibre of Mr. Boyd  and Mr.  Pryce was (he biggest     surprise   which    Mr.  MacDonald received  since Coming  to   Kelowna.  D. Macfarlane  PRUNING AND GRAF TING  P.O. Box 397  2-9p  RICE BRAN  An   economical   nnd   most   nutririoua  food for poultry and cattle.    Pi ice only  Uc per pound  The Japanese Store  Leon Ave., kelowna  putt  courts have boon turned over to flu  for the .winter to he used u9 nn i  tkating rink and ulroudy preparation  ut'e being made to he in ivudinuss h  any Irtozing temperature tho vvsath '  man may bo kind enough iu ��  along.  The uoldicj'H plnn to pmko good  of tho rink thema.olvcH playing Kopkoy  but nt certain times il will u^o Iw  open to the public wh.n a .^i��iill i d  mission feu will ho charged. -After tin.  o0at of operating the rink is taken out  all inonios taken in will he turned aver  to tIu- local branch of the Red Cross.  Following is the list of officers "loci-  ed to look after the uffairs of lhe hockey olub for I In- season:  lion. President.���Ueut, C. 0. Allen.  1'rvsident.���I'ol.Sergt. .1. Finch.  Vice.-President.���Sergt. Chaplin.   '  Sicy.-Trens.--ll. C. Sutherland',  Manager.���L'anoo Corp.���J. .1. Mills.'  Captain.���Fred Feenoy.  Executive Committoe, ���T.anco Coip  Mills, 0. C. Sutherland, F. Feehey,  Lance Corp. Kereron, C. Baymer.  The boys have bren getting into  shape during the past couple weeks  on the pond at Rankhead where the  ice tvaa reported to bo in a fair condition.  Th?. first game of the season has been  arranged lor l hrlstmas myraing when  the soldiers will lake up the challenge  of the fire brigade and a good game  will no doubt be the outcome as the  firemen can a'so pill up a Lr,,"<l ''"'-  up nnd will give the soldiers a hard  gam i.  ' NOTICE  \ny grower wishing to sell ill'mi*  or carrots kindly npply at the  (li'ithini Company's plnnt in Kelqwna,  for price and terms.  4tl  mn iiner the* story of the part taken  by the Canadian' ut the battle ol  Ypres. when the Germans drove u  wedge through the Allied lines and  nearly succeeded in cutting off 50,000  men. lie illustrated the engagement  with n map drawn ur.on B blackboard.  Speaking of the (Irman attrooities,  Sergt. Lloyd said he himsidf had seen  a fourteen year old boy with Iiib hand  ut off nt the wrist, and a young girl  with her left breast cut oil by the  Herman swin1. There, was no limit to  the brutalities they were Cnpnblo of.  After leaving the hospital over tho  other side Sergt, Lloyd said he had a  fine  trip  I  "it        n -��� en'   inept ion  1, Quebec In fact they bail fino treat-  mi nt all round. He especially thnnkod  tho people of Kelowni for tho neirly  welcome when lending home, and he  in.ild assure them the boys appreciated it. They had tried to do (heir lest  aii.1 lie felt sure tne boys who were  preparing to go out would do the  same.  There was an intermission at this  poinl for refreshments which had been  provided by the ladies and coffee ci..ke  and sandwiches were handed round.  During this interval Mr. Wilson MacDonald, who Is arranging an entertainment in Kelowna on behalf of -lie  lied Cross amused the audience with  some clever sleight o'-hind tricks, and  n solo was sung by Mr. H. I. Johnston.  Private Billy Wilson was then persuaded to -ai'i'. ml he told of the  gallant stand mad" by the l'rinoess  Pals near "Hill GO'1 jual outside ot  Ypres, where ha was wounded. J'ho  "Pats" suffered badly at this time so  I hat on May STh there were only 160  men and 1 officers left out of the oii-  ginal unit of IP"1 i.nl "Oil reinforce-  mtmts. Ife believed, however, that  conditions would Ie much better for  the men who went 0ul now. F.nrly in  the war there was n shortage of am  munition and tho Germans fired prob-  j ably 20 shells f0r c n? of the Allies  I This was all changed now, and in  stead of two or feuir machine guns to  a battalion they now had sivdecn.  Solos by Mr. Perry and Mr. Grant  Ferrier brought the piogram to n  elo'e. with lit" ever tit n o' a h-artv  vole of Hun's to the Indies for tht  eefresh.nenls.  ���TENDERS FOP.  DITCHING  Tenders are hereby invited for exca-  vntint.' a ditch for draining into Mill  Creek certain sloughs silualed in the I  Rutland District. Tenders lobe received by the undersigned on or before  December :11st, 11115.  Plans and specifications may be seen  at   tho  residence  of   A.   0,   Loosemore. [  Rutland, D, ('.. or at the otl'rce of the  Central  Okanagan   lands   Ltd.,   K.l-  owna, D. C.  The lowesl or any   tender not noces-  sarily accepted.  The  Rut land   Drabi'ige Commission:  A. C.  I 0O9EM0KE.  W. P. SCHEIX  E. CLEVER  December 21st, ln15. 5-��  We Buy Chickens  and Ducks  BEST PRICES PAID  The City   Park  Abbott Street     -  Restaurant  Kelowna  Glenview Dairy  When ordering MILK, or-  order the BEST; the cost  is just the same  Phone 2302 JAS. B. FISHER  ���-w^.Twrar HIIIIIIMMB  II  kSffl XaSJCaat'^'^.i^t sSSBESW-1  I.OST.-lll.ACK .COCKER SPANIEL  Pup. answers to name ol "Dick."  .Suitable reward for Information or  return to M. A. Alsga'd. 5-li-p  WANTED. -SECOND HAND ORGAN.  Stuto lowest cash price to Box  "CO." Record I  TF.NDF.RS WANTED  Tenders for 10 cords of wood, dc-  livensl and piled in basement of the  school st Ellison. Must be dry fir  or birch. Tenders to bt sent to John  p. Guest, secretary, In dan 1st, 1916.  50  WOOD  FOR SALE  1000 cords or more ol 1-foot , bone  dry slab wood in pile time miles from  lake on good road. I960 spot Cash  for full amount or ."," cents |ior cord  for nnv amount as wanted.  iriTCHNFR BROS.  5.f,, Westbank, B.C.  KELOWNA-WEST BANK  STEAM FERRY  Letrei Kelown* 9 a.m., 3.30 p.n  Letvei Weitbank 9.30 a.m., 4 p.m.  Extra Service on  Wednesdays fit Saturdays  Leave* Kelowna 11 a.m.  Uarei Weilbank 11.30 a.m.  TERMS CASH  JAMES I. CAMPBELL  'Phone No. 106  TOYS  AN ENDLESS VARIETY TOO NUMEROUS TO MENTION  SPIRELLA CORSETS  Mrs. J. 11. Daviea will be at Mr  Mathie's    (over tailor   shop,   Pendoz  : street between tho hours ��f 2 !M) and  5.30 p.m. Saturday of each .vbkiu meet  1 ladies wishing- to order corsets. P. 0.  ! Box 026. Kelowna. 20t|.  Hotpoint Electrical Goods  make   useful and  acceptable Christmas Gifts  How About a  Graphonola for  Christmas?  Our stock is large and we  carry a full variety of rccotds  COME AND SEE  L  JAMES H. TRENWITH  THE ELECTRIC SHOP  Get a coupon with evcr.y 50c purchase and win the  Electric Stove  oi   Aladdin Lamp  m  TFNDKUS  Tenders will be received by the Western Canoera Ltd., up to December 15,  1015 for threo hundred (300) corda d  four foot (4-ft.) wood, Fir or pine,  to "be cut green and delivered at the  Cannery boforo July 1. 1915.  1-lf. WBSTBIIN 0ANNEBS LTD.  This Year  we have n ninnll but very complete  lint* ot TOYS, Hinli ai Gunit Soldien,  Cnnnons, Batllealiips, Flying Machine!,  Motof Cars, and many othera at Very  Reasonable Pricei  Alio, XMAS STOCKINGS, large  and Hiiiall. Cliocolale Animals, Christ-  ni��i Tree Decorationa, Tinncl, XMA.S  CRACKERS, Candles, flee, &c��� from  5 centi up.  CANlJll-'.S, of course, we liave'of all  kinds, and our candies are just a little  different from the common everyday  kind. We specially recommend our  HOME-MADE CANDIES and our  Christmas Special Mixture at 25c lb.  Mixed Nuts, Raisins, Figs, Grapes  nnd Oranges,  Our line of Chocolates in Fancy  Christmas Boxes arc, as always,  the best in town, and it will be  to her pleasure and your advantage to see these first.  just drop in and look our lines over.  It will pay you.  Afternoon Tom Served  For the Best go to  ALSGARD'S  Tho Confectionery      Opp. Post Oflice  THE COMPLIMENTS  OF THE SEASON  TO YOU ALL  jr   i9>s   j$  The McKenzie Co.  LIMITED  Save Money on Your Feed Bill  NO TE���The mpply of the commodities below it limited.   To ttve Yourself  disappointment purchase AT ONCE  Pride of Alberta  98-lb. tack $3.20  Mother ���Favorrte   98-lb. tack $3.00  Hakera Flour (makes excellent bread)  98-lb. tack $265  '?" 100-lb.aack $1.25  M,or" 100.1b. tick $1.35  Oat. Ground Vtrjr Fine 100-lb. tack $1.75  To rniure a ateady aupply of rich milk, feed thia to your cowi; or to  your chickena if you deaire good raying retultt  Kelowna Poultry Association  At the top in quality and the bottom In pricei  Il paya to belong to thia Association.   Fee only $1.    We buy for members of  the Association only, nothing but the very beat grade.  (The warehouse is near the C.P.R. tracka on Ellis Street)  KELOWNA OPERA HOUSE  PICTURES  Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday  Evenings 7.30 and 8.45  MATINEE SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT 3.30  Best Film Service  The Waltham Convertible, gold filled case  and Bracelet, at       -       -       -   $18  Other writtlet watches in Gold, Gold-Filled, Silver and Nickle,  sold at the established retail, selling price.   You cannot buy  watches anywhere for lets money.  W. M. PARKER & CO.  THE QUALITY JEWELERS  Crowley Block Phone 270

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