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 iUcorb  ntimmmm  tfeWA  [Cj3&mrvafy\  VOL. VII. NO. 22.  Discuss Hydro-Electric  Power Scheme  Council and Company Reach  .   Preliminary Understanding  The Mission Creek hydro-electric scheme was advanced a step  last Friday morning when a rep  resentative of Messrs. DuCane  Dutcher & Co., the engineering  firm who have the matter in  hand.appeared before the council.  The proposal had already been  laid before the council, and lia'l  received favorable consideration  ��� The Light and Water committee  were charged with the duty of  making' an investigation and the  following report was submitted  to the meeting:  To His Worship the Mayor and  City Council, Kelowna, B.C.  Gentlemen:��� In reference to  the proposition of Messrs. -DuCane, Dutcher & Co., to furnish  electric current to the city at  the rate of 2% cents per kilowatt hour, which was referred  to our committee for consideration, we beg to advise you that  we have gone carefully into this  matter, but, owing to the fact  that neither the output of current for the supply of .water is  metered, the figures submitted  herein cannot be considered other than approximate. *  The amount of current sold,  with that used for street lighting purposes during iy 14 seems  to have been 255,000 kilowats.  Allowing for transmission losses, the total current generated  would not be short ot 310,000  kilowatts. Making due allowance for the cost ol pumping,  the generating expense would be  as follows:  Fuel.... .,.. ���   lU.aaa.Qo  . Oil, repairs and sundries       800.00  Wages, plant and office,  including   stationery, postage, etc. ,9,000.00  Interest and  depreciation      9,ooQ.oo  working on a load varying from  15 -per cent to 20 per cent., of  its capacity, and giving a very  low fuel efficiency.  From our investigation it  would'appear that the following  are the outstanding factors in  this proposition:  1.   That the present pumping  The Board of Trade held',*lifts,'   A movement   is on foot    to  regular monthly meeting Ties- start a Women's   Institute   in  dav.   The attendance, however,' Kelowna and to this end    Miss  system must be maintained for j was small, and there, were .few, Livingstone, who is the govern-  some time  to come, at an   in- matters   of   importance to:;.be ment lecturer on Domestic Sci-  creased cost. 'dealt with. 1   ence subjects, has arranged   to  2. That current for lighting | The correspondence included hold a series of demonstrations  purposes might be purchased for letters from Mr. Wileman, ffe-'in the board of trade rooms,  2% cents per kilowatt. Igarding the proposed Dominion Commencing Thursday afternoon  3. That the power rate, or a'Labor Bureau; from the Chief next, April 29th at 2 p.m.  portion thereof, must be as low [Commissioner for Remounts, an I Women's Institutes, it might  as i]{ cents per kilowatt. Inouncing the visit of the re-, be mentioned are already flour-  mount purchaser to Kelowna q�� ishing in different parts of the  April 30th and Mav ist; from [Okanagan and of the the pro-  the secretar" of the Bureau t��f vince generally aud have accom-  Provincial Information;' ask* plished a good deal of useful  ing for literature regarding Ke- and valuable work. They are  lowna; from    the   Govermueli^run on lines, somewhat resemb-  KELOWNA. BftlTISH COLUlv|aA THURSDAY, APRIL 22,1913.-6 PAGES  $1.50 Per Annum  MonlMy Meeting nt    Women's Institute fo  Board of Trade! be Formed In Kelowna  Respectfully submitted  WATER & LIGHT  COMMITTEE  Mr. McLean on behalf of   the'  company,, discussed the report  with the council.  He said  ihtr) Board' of   Trade of Great Brit-  Total $22,800.00  Reducing this to the cost  per  kilowatt, we have:  .Cents  Oil, repairs  sundries 26  Wages, plant and office . .   3.9  Interest and depreciation.   2.9  Fuel..    1.29  Interest and depreciation.   2.9  Total    7,35  By purchasing current from u  hydro-electric company, the following saving could be effected:  Fuel    f4,ooo.oo  Oil, etc     500.00  Wages 3,300.00  17,800. .0  This reduction would represent 2.53c, per kilowatt, and  Would be the maximum price at  which the city could purchase  current.  The estimated reduction in  wages is based on the assumption that' steam would be retained for pumping, and from  information available at the  present time it would seem that  the present steam plant would  have to be retained, unless the  city wished to incur heavy, capital expense in installing new  pumping machinery and building a reservoir.  You will notice that, at the  present time, the only expense  that varies with the load is that  represented by fuel and oil,  which is 1.55c. per kilowatt,  this makes it possible for us  to supply a day motor load at  2 cents per kilowatt. This item  under the hydro-electric proposition would be increased to 2%  cents per kilowatt, making it  impossible for us to maintain  our present schedule of prices  We beg to draw'your attention to the fact that   pumping  whole question seemed to hinge  upon the rate for light and power and the signing of a contract  by the council for a term oi  years. The suggestion had been  made that current lor lighting  up to 500,000 k.w., should ue  supplied at 2#c. per k.w.; from  500,000 to 750,000 at 2#c; ind  from *":o,ooo to 1,000,000 at 2c,  the power rate not to be more  than i^c. per'k.w. He did not  see why his company could not  agree to those rates.  A difficulty presented itseif regarding the.pumps for thc water system, which were purely  steam pumps and could npt be  driven by motor. He thought  the company would be willing  to replace them at their own U-  pense with motor driven pumps.  With regard to the present  power house plant, he said that  the new company would no  doubt have to maintain a stand  by plant of some kind in case of  break down, and he thought arrangements could be made .with  the city to use their plant in  case of a stoppage until suifi  time as the company might pur  chase it out-right.  The length of the contract  asked for from the city was  next discussed. Mr. McLean  asking if the city would be prepared to go to the 10 vear term  as suggested.  Aid. Sutherland said that personally he would not recommend so long a term.  Mr. McLean asked how far  the city would' go. He 1 ointed  out that the undertaking would  cost about $120,000 and the  company could hardly be expected to put in the plant ou a  yearly contract. They were  looking to the city for their  main revenue, though ol course  they hoped to supply the ��ur-  rounding district.  Eventually it was intimated  that the council might agree.  to a five years' contract, which  Mr. McLean thought would be  accepted by thc company.  Aid. Raymer asked how long  the installation would lake in  case an agreement was reached.  Mr. McLean stated that construction could be started inside  of a month, and the plant  should be in operation within  three months.  Aid, Sutherland said the proposition would have to be submitted to the ratepayers and  the council would want a definite written proposal Irom the  company.  It was   mentioned  that  though the city would not  ceive much advantage from  scheme directly, it would be a  great benefit to the district surrounding.  A letter was read from thc Kelowna Hospital Society bringing to the council's atteution  the urgent need of financial assistance if the hospital were to  be kept open.  Alderman Sutherland, who is  also a member of the Hospital  Board said that while the city  might be perfectly willing to  make a grant to the hospital it  use as it was  mon-  and   26 mile  holes requ'je  aid, announcing the holding of  an exhibition in London with a  view to giving manufacturers  within the empire an apportun-  itv to show British goods in  preference to those of German  manufacture.  A committee consisting of  Messrs. M. Hereron and S. T.  Elliott, appointed bv the Board  to inquire into the condition of  the roads in the district reported as follows:  1. Between 17 and 19 mile  posts north of Duck Lake,  road badly in need of grading and drainage.  2. Between 23 and 24 mile  posts road requires grading  and scattered rails removing.  3. Between 26  posts, chuck  filling up. M  4. At Scotty Creek .bridge : a  large 'cottonwood tree  should be removed. An accident may occur if this is not  dose as it is impossible   10  see far enouirh for aoproa��i*h-'  ing cars.  t. In reference to the K.L.0.  road there is the crossing at  the Rutland' ditch which is  very steep  several   more ___^_  grades on the south side o  the creek which should be re- j  moved as far as possible.  6.   We would also recommend  that   the   road between tbe  Mission road and the K.L.0.  bridge should be graded.  There was no   discussion   on  the report,  but jt was resolved  to draw the attention of   Road  Superintendent Lang to its contents.  The president, Mr. W. G. Beu-  son stated that it had been  pointed out to him that it  might be a good thing for thc  board to adopt some means of  obtaining reliable reports during the year of crop conditions  on the prairies. Local  tions here depended in a  measure upon how things  ling the Farmers' Institutes and  their special function is the education and enlightenment of  women and girls in the economics of the home, and also to  afford women a means of making their influence felt in the  uplifting and improvements of  home conditions on the farm  and elsewhere.  As an instance of the up-to-  date work which they are doing  it might be mentioned that the  Women's Institute of Slimmer-  land have recently cot into  touch with similar organizations on the orairies and are  making arraneements to ship  peaches and other soft fruits direct. If the fruit situation  were pursued to its final-analyses, it would be found that the  women-folk have a powerful influence on the question of marketing. This was shown forcibly in Vancouver, where the  Women's Institute decided not  to purchase the earlier American fruit but to show their practical patriotism b** waiting for  Women Ha<ve''*'*sunereu   ni B4i  past from a lack of means    of  expression    of   their   practical  ideas, and it   seems as though  There are   also]the   Women's   Institutes aflord  sharp   little, at least   some   solution oi lhe  Rutland News  (From our own Oorrsapooajsnt.t  Mrs. W. Kirkby is visiting  Mrs. E. C. Goodrich.  English church services will  be held as usual next Sunday  afternoon.  Messrs. Hardie and Browne  have brought their delivery service up to date and installed a  motor truck.  Mr. W. R. Pooley is at present an inmate of the Kelowna  hospital, suffering from a severe nervous breakdown.  The anniversary service at the  Mountview Methodist church on  Sunday last was well attended. |  Rev. Mr. ...Cassidy of Oyama j  preached in the evening.  The nine supplied by the government for the draining ot the  lakes has arrived, and is beiug  drawn from ihd saw-mill wharf  by local ranchers.  Mr. and Mrs. Bromage left on  Monday for Montreal where Mr.  Bromage intends enlisting in  the thirh contingent and Mrs.  Bromage will proceed to England.  Mr: Frank Cownie is reporeed  to be progressing, and slowly  mending his torn and strained  muscles and bones, and considering the rolling about he was  subjected to he mav congratulate himself on coming through  the accident without worse injury-  Hazel Bessett, while bringing  her pony, which evidently hit  the cows home, was thrown oil  her leg with its hoof and made  a    deep gash in   her calf.  Creamery Will Soon  Be in Operation  Still further progress has been  made during the past week in  the creamery undertaking, and  matters are now so far advanced that todav a start was made  in the alterations which are  necessary on .. ..remises rented in Water street. The wooden  floor is to be taken up and replaced by concrete and other  changes are to be made.  The directors have been fortunate in securing a first class  operator for the creamery. Mr.  S. D. Thomas, of Vancouver,  who has been engaged, has had  nearly thirty vears continuous  experience in the creamery business, and is moreover highly  recommended bv the government dairy branch. Mr. Thomas will arrive in Kelowna with  his family in the course of a  week or ten days and will personally superintend the installation of the plant.   o���   Kelowna Residents Wear  tasting Lecture  difficulty. It is therefore h' p-  ed that a large attendance w'll  be present at the first meeting,  and thus make possible the organization of a flourishing Institute in Kclowna.  A large crowd turned out  on  Tuesday evening to the    entertainment   given    in the Methodist church under the auspices of  the International Order of Good  Templars.     The   program was  opened with a temperance chorus, followed by an address   by  the chairman, Mr. Geo. Thompson, on Temperance work,   'ihe  'tj^'main item of the program, how-  . ,      .   -. -.        ���jf���(wv. lever was an   illustrated lecture  E",t.'.ken-tJ0 III ��*?��fe?J ^titled "From Coast to Coast"  Mr. Rice and Dr. Campbell sent  for. It was necessary to use  about thirty stitches. The little  ?WvLia WSkTOU, soeedv roiatra'  The school trustees are at last  having the grounds leveled and  fenced.'We understand that a  good sized flag pole is being prepared, and that tourists passing  which was ably handled by Mr.  H. W. Swerdfager, the local C.  P, R. agent,     ...  views from all alone the C.F.R".  beginning    with the coinpan.   .  great    trans-Atlantic liners   at  Halifax,  Quebec  and Montre 1  then west through the lake   regions and prairies to, the beau-  the school anay be ablg.to real-, tiful scenery of the Rocky mou,i  New Shipping Concern  A new shipping concern to  be known as thc Occidental  Fruit Co., has been formed in  Kelowna in which Mr. Frank  Fraser is prominently interested. The organization of the  company is being pushed forward in order to be in a poji-  condi- tion to handle considerable quail  great I tities of fruit and nroduce dur-     .    pweve jjnir this season.   Arrangements  going in the nrairie "rovinc |havc been made provided certain  and it would he a great advant- satisfactory alterations can be  age to keep in close touch. Ho carried out, for the renting of  pointed out that there were no the B.N.A.T. Co.'s premises on  doubt many people in KclowtixJEHJs street and the offices will  tains and finally showing the  fine Pacific "Empresses" and  coast steamers as well as views  of the Okanagan and Kootenay  vallevs.  The slides were of remarkably  fine quality and did ample justice to the magnificent scenery  alone; the great transcantincnt-  al highway.  A  hearty  vote of thanks was  .-.,_.  accorded Mr. Swerdfacer,     the  they will rise to the ocea members of tne orchestra and  all who contributed to make the  entertainment a success.  A collection was taken alter  which the program was brouirht  to a close bv singing the N >  tional anthem.  ize they are still in the Domin  ion of Canada and under the  protection of the good old flag.  It has been suggested that the  trustees make the raising of the  ncw flag and pole a patriotic  event and that they, arrange for  a general picnic, sports and  speeches on May 2-'th 'Empire  Dav). We feel sure that the  trustees will have thc support  of all loyal Rutlanders and we  hope  sion.  FRUITGROWERS MEETINGS  aire  thc  who had friends on the prairie  and   letters  and   reports fioui  such sources would be more detailed and   valuable than    the  general newspaper reports.  Mr. Benson also reported upon a visit be had made to thc  kiosk at Sicamous, and spoke  approvingly of the valuable  work being done b" Mr. Lowe  in the skilful display of Okaiu-  X��n products. As an instance of  the direct benefit of this method  of bringing the produce of thc  valley before the travelling pul>-  lic he mentioned that a    short  time ago an exhibit of potatoes **" "Vi'Ti''.^ ii 11        1  .       .  f_���j   .���of God." All are cordially wel  be opened there at an early date,1  In the meantime the company  is inviting correspondence from  growers.  , o���������  Miss Birch, dressmaker, announces that she is removing  this week to Mrs. Percy Bird's,  third house west of the Presbyterian church on Bernard avenue.  Rev. W. T.   Beattie will conduct thc usual service in Bethel  church,   Benvoulin on   Sunday  evening at - "o.  He will    lat'  as his subject "The Omnipotence  Meetings of importance to  fruitgrowers will be held at the  Rutland school house on Monday, April 26th, at Ellison  school house on Tuesday, 27t.l1  and at Glenmore school house  on Wednesday, 28th. These  meetings will be addressed bv  Prof. V. I, Safro, from Louisville, Ky.. on the importance of  controlling thc green apple aphis  in the orehard. The meetings  will also be addressed by other  speakers on subjects of interest  to thc local growers.  Miss Zeuc Cufflcv  dav morning" for  to join her father.  left on Tues-  Vancouver,  F. T. Jackson of Daykin &  Jackson, Armstrong has been  appointed successor to ex-man 1-  ger Robertson of thc Okanagan  United Growers.  ��   ���   ���  Last Saturdav morning at  10.30 at St. Michael's church,  Frederick Arthur Taylor w.is  married to Miss Evclvn Marg.i-  rct Collclt. The ceremony  which was attended only by im-  tion to tne iact maw   F-uupaaasji-jj-j-j^p^s^s^i^,^,-,,,---,^^^^^  charges would also be increased | w<?uld ����� of   no use as it  as we have at all times to be in .Q^e impossible to get the iy  as we .^^^^^^^^^^^^  a position to furnish steam for  fighting fires. This would require the constant use of one of  our present boilers which, under  normal   conditions,   would   be  ey to pay it.   .^^^^^^^^  Alderman Raymer doubted if  even a grant   would do   much  good as the   hospital's running  (tWIsmd on Pan ��.(  from Armstrong was placed in  the window and within a week  an enquiry was made and an order placed for twentv tons of  the same kind. He thought the  board should take full advantage of the opportunity offered  by the kiosk and send exhibits  as thev became available.  Referring to thc proposed new  hydro electric scheme which  would utilize the waters of Mission Creek, Mr. Benson sketched  brieflv the arrangements made  between the Belgo-Canadian Co.  and the engineering firm of Du-  come.  Cane, Dutcher & Co. and the  negotiations now nending between the latter and the city-  council. The prospect which the  scheme presented of enabling  the country districts to be supplied with electric light and  power was one of thc most satisfactory features.   a   Mr. and M���- Ashbridgc left  this morning for Toronto after  a short visit.  Mrs. Johnson   of the government telegraph office is moving   _   at thc end of thc present month mediate friends of the bride and  to Penticton,   having been ap- groom   was  performed   by tho  pointed to take charge   of   the  office there.    During thc   seven  vears in which she has been s!,i-  tioncd   in Kelowna   Mrs. rohn-  son has made a wide circle    of  friends, and general regret \vill  be expressed   at her departure,  and every good wish   lor    her  happiness   and   success in    lur  new duties.   Particularly    will  the members of the local Rebekah Lodge regret    that she    is  thus obliged to sever her    connection, as she has been t nv. of  thc most active workers in connection with it and indeed  was  . thc  Kev. Thos. Greene. Mr. F. K.  K. Wollaslon acted as best min  and the bride was piven aw-iy  bv her brother. Mr. and Mrs.  Tavlor left later for a honeymoon trip to California.  ��   ���   ��  Thc wedding took place last  Sunday mominp at the English  church of Archie Johnson to  Miss Emily Palmer. The bes':  man was Mr. W. McCubbin,  while the bride was attended Its-  Mrs. Foreman and Miss Mcarns.  Archie can number n -ood many  friends around Kelowna and the  instrumental in  bringing ubout han<*v nair have thc best wishes,  its formation a couple of years of even-one for their future hap.  ago". piness.  ^^^  ���*-���*���������'" PAGE TWO.  KELOWNA RECORD  Thm-sday^'Xpril.>22i 1915  KELOWNH RECORD  Published every Thursday at Kelowna,  British Columbia  JOHN LEATHLEY  Editor and Proprietor  MAGIC  ��AD THE  BAKINGLABEL  Cum POWDER  SUBSCRIPTION   RATES  11.50    per   year;    75c.,    six    months.   United  States 60 cents additional.  AU subscriptions Payable in adv-inco  Subscribers ut the regular rate can have  extra papers mailed to trieuda at a dixtance  at HALF RATE, i.e., 75 centa per vear.  This speciul privilege is granted for thu  purpose ol advertising tie citv nnd district.  ADVERTISING RATES  LODGE NOTICES. PROFESSIONAL CARDS.  ETC.. 25 cents per column inch per week.  LAND AND TIMBER NOTICES-30 davB. |5l  tin  days 87.  WATER NOTICES-JO Ior live insertions.  LEGAL ADVERTISING-First insertion. 12  cents por line, each subsequent insertion. 8  cents per line.  CLASSIFIED ADVERTISEMENTS -2 cents  per word first insertion, 1 oent per word  each subsequent inaertion.  DISPLAY ADVERTISEMENTS ~ Two inches  and under. 60 cents per inch first insertion  over two inches 40 centa per inch firat insertion: 20 cents ner inch each subsequent  insertion,  AU changes in con t nit* t advertisements muat  be in tbe hands ot the printer by Tueaduv  evening to ensure publication in the noxt  issue.  Comaplix Fire was  Work of Incendiary  Kelowna people as elsewhere  seem, to have fallen in good-  naturedly enough with thc use  of the new war tax stamps,  though possibly some heavy users of postal facilities are beginning to realize that thc war  certainly must be costing a lot  of money.  It seems rather a pity that  while about It the war stamps  were not made more distinctive  by the adoption�� of a different  color or design from ordinary  postage stamps. The object obviously aimed at of keeping the  revenue from postage and war  tax separate by using war  stamps is largely defeated no  doubt by the ease with which  they are confused leading to  wholesale mistakes. That such  mistakes are likely lias been  recognized by the post office department, one concession after  another having been made re  garding the use of war stamps.  In the first announcements it  ���was definitely laid down that  payment of war tax and postage stamps for payment of post  age, and the two kinds could  not be interchanged. All letters  not so stamped would go to the  dead letter office. The dead letter office must have become suddenly a very lively olace, and  the rush of business there made  some other action necessary. Instructions were therefore issued  that war tax could be paid in  ordinary pastage stamps if no  proper war stamps were at  hand, but that on no account  was postage to be paid in war  stamps. Finally it seems that  this latter restriction, on account of which much mail seems  to have been held un is to be removed, judging by a notice in  the "Province" that the postal  authorities at Vancouver . had  been wired as follows: "It has  been decided that postage  stamps on which the words  'war tax' has been printed may  be accepted for prepayment of  postage. Amend instructions  and procedure accordingly." No  advice seems to have been received locally regarding this  fresh concession, but no doubt  that will trickle through in.  time.  The net result of this is that  war stamps and postage staiun  are perfectly interchangeable,  and that no real difference exists. Under the circumstances  it seems as though the postal  authorities might save themselves and the public trouble  and worry by stopping their issue and reverting to ordinary  stamps for all purposes. Or if  this is not possible for reasons  of accounting then thev should  issue distinctive war stamps,  and insist upon their proper use.  had lain there since before the  city was incorporated! And wc  can believe it. Rakes and  shovels were busy from early  morning, and towards afternoon  a heavy pall of smoke from the  back yard sacrifices began to  hang over the city. The job  was well done without a doubt.  There is some confusion however, existing as to the city's  part of the arrangement. We  were responsible the previous  week for getting together a  somewhat d ilatory health committee to discuss the hauling  away of the garbage following  the clean-up day, in order that  a statement-might be published  for the guidance of the public.  At this meeting it was definitely decided by three of the aldermen that the city should haul  the rubbish free of charge, and  accordingly this is what the pub  lie were told. Later however,  some of the council began to  fear that this might prove a  large and expensive undertak  ing, and although teams were  actually started hauling free  thev were called off again, and  numerous enquiries at the city  office could only elicit the information that the city were  not hauling free, but that the  householders must pay to have  the rubbish removed. Naturally  there was considerable indignation at this, and remarks were  passed which possibly made the  ears of the council burn, and  particularly those of the health  committee.  As a consequence of this muddle a good deal of the garbage  is still lyimr in heaps awaiting  removal, and it is up to thc  council to make some definite  statement.  That the fire which destroyed  half a million dollars wortli of  property at Comaplix on the  night of Sundav. April i, was  of incendiary prigin and that  the effort to secure the destruction was of a most thorough  and deliberate character was established bv an investigation  conducted bv R. Gordon, acting  as deputy to the superintendent  of insurance.  The evidence established the  fact that the flume which carried the water for the fire protection of the lumber yard had  previous to the fire been cut at  the top and both sides and a  nlank had been placed across  the mouth of the flume. When  the fire was discovered no water  Could be procured.  The fire started simultaneously in three or four places at  widely separated narts of the  vard. No strangers were in  Comaplix on the da-' of the fire.  Corporation of   ���  the City of Kelowna  COURT OF REVISION  Clean-up day, last Thursday,  on the part of the citizens and  householders at any rate was  a big success, and when the filth  and rubbish has all been removed out to   thc nuisance ground ] ducts in the  Would Develop Wider  Timbop Marlioto  The Hon. W. P. Ross, minister of lands for British Columbia, who durihg the past three  years has organized a business  administration and protection  of the forests of the province is  now undertaking the systematic  development of wider markets  for British Columbia forest products. The importance of this  work to the province cannot be  over_ estimated The annual value of tne forest products of B.  C. in 1913 was nearly $34,000,-  000. The forests of the province are so extensive as to support in perpetuity five times as  great an industry, or one worth  8170,000,000. This sum of mon  cv, practically all of which  would be distributed in the province for labor, supplies and for  transportation would ensure  continued prosperity to all  classes, benefitting the farmer  with the tradesman and mechanic. The markets of British  Columbia lumber and other forest products must be found outside British Columbia. Mr.  Ross has therefare, been active in securing the appointment of the chief forester of the  province as a special commissioner of the Dominion government to investigate the possibility of shipping Canadian lumber to all the important foreign  lumber markets of the world.  He will visit in particular the  United Kingdom, France, Italy,  South Africa, Australia, New  Zealand, India, China and Japan. The information gained  from this investigation will  form the basis of the steps to  be taken by Mr. Ross in making it easier for British Soluin-  bia manufacturers to export to  foreign markets. The minister  has also under eansideration  plans for co-operating with the  timber industries of the province in creating a greater demand for provincial lumber pro-  Canadian prairies  the city should breath more j and eastern Canada. The prob  freely for a long time. The peo-1 lem of increasing the British  pie generally fell in heartily Columbia export trade in iorest  with the scheme and many a' products is one which means  weed-hidden pile of cans and re- I millions of dollars to the pco-  fuse was hauled out into the j ple of the province, and for this  light of day. Someone pointed reason it is receiving careful  ont to us a heap of rubbish | consideration at the hands of  whieh    they   solemnly declared the government.   '      .  For Local Botanists  Notice is hereby given that the lirat  sitting of tho annual Court of Revision Ior the purpose ol hearing com  plaints against the assessnvmt I'.r the  yoar 1915 aB made by ine Assessor,  and for revising, equalizing and correcting the Assessment Roll <f the  City of Kelowna and JZelowaa School  District, will be held in tin Coinoil  Chamber, Kelowna, on Wednesday,  May 19th, 1915, at ten o'clock in the  forenoon.  All appeals, stating grounds of samo  must be made in writing .i.,d rtcl'vtred  to the Assessor at least ten dear  days before the first sitting of the  Court of Revision.  Dated at Kelowna, B. C. this 9th  day of April, 1915.  G. H. DUNN,  21-4. City Clerk.  Corporation of  the City of Kelowna  DOG TAXES  There are now two Kelowna  correspondents of the Provincial  Botanical office, Mrs. Dora F.  Kerr and Miss Alice Holman,  either of whom will be glad to  assist any flower lover in finding the name of anv wild plant,  or to send specimens to Vancouver for identification.  The following are some of the  noticeable spring flowers of this  district:  1. An early buttercup, (Ranunculus glabcrrimus).  2. Spring beauty. (Claytouia  Virginica). Flower white, having five petals. The leaves vary  in breadth and are here as iwi-.1i  as half an inch broad.  3. A Saxifrage, height about  six inches (Tellina Tent-Hay,  white or pale rose in color, live  petals, deeply cleft.  4. Yellow Frit/llary (Friltil-  laria pudica). A "yellow bell".  5. Balsam Root, (Balsomor-  flower. The root was used ior  food by the Indians, after being  steamed 24 hours in an earth  oven.  6. .Shooting Star or " Soldiers' Caps" (Dodeatheon Mea-  dia). American cowslip, of the  primrose family. The reflexed  corolla is magenta in color, centre yellow.  7. Golden Corydalis (Capuo-  ides aureum). Of the Fumitory  family, havinir much dissected,  fern-like leaves.  Notice is hereby given that Dog  Taxes for the current year are post  due. On and after Hav 1st, 1915. t>ll  dogs found within the -jity and not I  wearing the current year's t>ig will be  impounded, and the owner or harbor-  er of same will he prosecuted.  Dog Taxes are payable at the City  Clerk's office, where further information in reference to same may he obtained.  G. H. DUNN,  Kelowna, B. C. Citv Clerk  April 14th,  1915. 21-2  Alcohol Loses Caste  As a Medicine  What thirty or forty years  ago were considered the ��� most  reliable medicines���rum, whiskey, gin and brandy���are not  onlv condemned as useless by  the medical world today but in  most cases pronounced extremely dangerous, savs Dr. F. J.  Tees of Montreal, who gives the  following figures from reports  of Montreal general hospital,  showing how milk has replaced  alcohol in hospital oractice.  Year Cases   Milk   Alco-  Treated Used   hoi  Used  1872 i,47P .$1,484   $813  1882 2,040    2.875    565  1892 2,329     ���'.<)88    543  1902 2,878  it 484  584  1912 4,575 10,291  79   0   Under the direction of Mr.  Wm. Sauter, a company of Vernon amateurs gave a very successful performance of "Mice  and Men" at the Vernon opera  house on Monday last. The performance was so well received  by the large and appreciative  audience that it was decided to  repeat the play next week and a  date for a performance in Kelowna may be arranged.  By an arrangement with the  big film exchanges throughout  the United States and Canada,  moving pictures are to be very  largely used to advertise the resources and attractions of B.C.  Already a considerable amount  of work has been done in this  direction, and this vear the picture operators will travel farther afield.  Auction Sale  at the reaidence of  WALTER CASE  Okanagan Mission, opposite school  Tuesday, April 27th  to commence at 2 o'clock  Following are lome of the articles to be  sold���Gurney Oxford Chancellor Range  complete (new), Heater Stove (new), Writing Dealt with brati fittings, Dining Chairs,  2 Arm Chairs with leather seats and backs,  Morris Chair, Pining Table (round), with  extra leaves. Dining Table (square), with  extra leaves, Aladdin Mantle Lamp, Small  Lamps, Bed-Settee, single or double, Grass  Chairs, 2 Down Quilts, Dining-room Car-  _ ../ ��    *        ���-    * i     i r-   ...����..-.   1  Bedroom Carpets, a Capital Meat Safe, 2  lengths Linoleum, Pictures, Single Horse  Buggy, 200 feet Chicken Netting, Crockery,  Kitchen Utensils, 23 Rhode Island Pulleti  and Cockerel, and miscellaneous articles.  TERMS CASH  J. H. ELLI3  East Kclowna  Auctioneer  ASSIGNEE'S SALE  Tenders will be reoeived by the" undersigned, lor the General Merchandise  Stook, consisting of Grooeries, Dry-  goods, Hardware, Boota and Shoes,  etc, in the matter ol William George  Hewlett, ol Westbank, Merchant, Assigned.  The business can be carried on as a  going conoern, or the stook can be  purchased separately.  C. H. JACKSON.  21-2 Assignee  DRESSMAKING  Mrs. Dillon begs to announce that  sho has taken over the dressmtking  business of Mrs. M. E. Bouoh wI.o hi  left lor Winnipeg, and will oontinuoto  give evory attention to, orders. Address, MrB. G. Dillon, Bernard avenue. iSlQp  White Wyandottes &  Buff Orpingtons  BARRON STRAIN  Eggt for Hatching from the  above strains  $2.50 for 15  Unfertile*1 not replaced  Reduced prices tor 50 and above  A. W.CO0KE   ���-    BenvouHii  Box 663, Kelowna  .    SPIRELLA CORSETS  Mrs. J. H. Davies will be- at Mr  Mathie's (over tailor shop, I'endoi  street between the houn >l 'J..10 and  5.30 p.m. Saturday o* eaoh wneic to meet  ladies wishing to order corsets. F. 0,  Box 636, Kelowna. 90tl  Tke  Store of Plenty  This ia the season in which your Home-Made Preserves are  getting ���carce,   Why not Uy some of our  Pure Jam or Marmalade  We   have   t��   complete stock of   Wagstaff's, Olivers' and  Okanagan Brands, with prices the very Lowest  Huntley & Palmer's Biscuits  will soon be a thing of the past. We have a complete  stock of the staple lines at a very attractive price of  20c per package  Specials for Week-End  Choice Apples, per box -       - 90c  Choice Rhubarb, 8 pounds for- 25c  Chick Food, 6 pounds for     . - 25c  Glass Tumblers, reg. $1.25 doz. - 90c.  Ginger Snaps, crisp & good, 2 lbs. 25c  ' For Bast Values and Entire Satisfaction go to  {mm  THESTWEOFPLENZt/  PHONE 35 PHONE 35  FIVE PER CENT. DISCOUNT ON MONTHLY ACCOUNTS  ���"  Priestleys' as Usual  In Spite of the War.  r  N spite oi the war, which has wrought havoc In  the textile industry, we are able to oBer oue  customers a full line oi the famous  00DS  Our orders were placed months ago, and, thanks to  the Britith Navy, our shipments from the great  Priestley nulls at Bradford, England, came through  without Interruption. Those mills are now working  night and day on doth ior the Allied Amues.  Our Spring, 1915, line of Priestleys' goods Includes  all the staple fabrics that have been so deservedly  popular for years, and also a most attractive assortment of this season's latest novelties in a bewildering  anay of new weaves and colours.  Jerman Hunt  Kdowna  m  Every step counts these Hard Times  It will pay you to take a. few steps on Water Street to  get a Bargain at the  Second-Hand Store  a  I'll Guarantee   You From 10 to 50 per  cent, on every purchase you make        i:  I have the most varied assortment of Household Goods  Kelowna.   Come in and inspect the goods, it will pay you for  your trouble.   A line of China and Crockery always in stock  J  A. ��. COX  SECOND-HAND STORE  1 ���mmmummmmmmmemmm  Thursday, ApriJ 22, 1915  KBi&WNA   RECORD  FASBTHBU  Siberian Wolves Win  Man Dog Derby  Leonard Sepala, driving his  own team of 16 Siberian wolf  dbgs, won late on Saturday  night the 412-mile All-Alaska  sweepstakes dog team race,  started at 9 o'clock last Wednesday morning. His time for  the course was 78 hours, 44  minutes and 37 seconds, 4 hours  30 minutes and 17 seconds lower  than the record established by  John Johnson's Siberian wolves  1910.  Thousands of spectators were  present ,to cheer Sepala as he  drove his limping Siberians to  the finish in their quaint looking moccasins, fitted to their  feet to protect them from the  rough snow trail.  A. A. (Scotty) Allan caiue in  second, 1 hour,-42 minutes and  18 seconds behind Sepala. He  was in good condition but his  malamutes had not stood the  race as well as the *~:!��.-rj.<ws.  Three of his dogs were riding on  the sled, one having been carried  175 miles, and the oilier two  had given out when 65 miles  from the finishing line. Allan  declared he lost the race when  his dogs got on the wrong trail  during the snowstorm, on Friday night.  The Siberians .finished in good  condition, except for tender feet  with every dog in harness, winning for Sepala the high honor  of being the foremost doe mush-  er in the northwest, as well as  a handsome purse of $3000.  up  Old Country Football  Following are the results of  thc main events in old country  football last week:  First division.��� Aston Villa,  nil, Oldham Athletic nil; Bradford City 1, Sheffield nil; Burnley 2, Sunderland 1; Chelsea 4,  .West Bromwich Albion 1; Liver-,  pool 2, Bradford 1; Manchester  City nil; Everton I; Middles-  borough nil, Bolton Wanderers,  nil; Sheffield United 3, Manchester United 1.  Second division. ��� Nottingham Forest nil, Clapton Orient  The baseball game on Thursday afternoon last between .the  High School team from the local Schools League and the pick  up team of local bovs resulted  in a very interesting contest  which was won ' .tie latter by  a score of 7 to 4.  The game was played at the  park, and although the grounds  are in very poor condition the  play was comparatively clean  and at times bordered on the  spectacular and the largest part  of theiruns scored by both sides  was not due either to heavy hitting, nor to bad fielding, but  rather to the roughness of the  field, making it impossible for  the players to judge with any  degree of accuracy any ball hit  along the* ground.  The battery for the pick-ups  was Bert Treadgold and Norman DeHart, and to this pair  belongs the lion's share of credit  for the victory, although at  times brilliant fielding helped  tnem considerably.  The real feature of the game  however, came in the fifth inning when Rennick took a long  fly with one hand while going  back at top speed (about 100  yds, per annum) cutting off at  least two runs.  Sutherland pitched for the  High School but was a trifle  unsteady at first, however after  settling down he pitched good  ball.  Another game between   these  two teams is being played this  afternoon at the park at 4 p.m.  o������   The, local Junior lacross team  organized a short time ago are  now turning out to practice at  the park on Mondav. Wednesday  and Friday evenings and according to. reports a strong combination will be whipped to.  gether to give battle to other  teams in the valley.  Schools League Games  RUTLAND WINS FROM HIGH  SCHOOL  1; Preston North End 3. Arsenal nil.  Southern League.��� Millwall  Athletic 2, Swindon town 1;  South End United 1, Queen's  Park Rangers I; Crvstal Palace  2, West Ham United 1.  In the Schools League fixture  at the local park on Saturday  afternoon the Rutland team  gave the High School team tne  first defeat this season by the  score of 14���13.  Although the score does not  indicate that the game was of  a high class, it was nevertheless  a most interesting game and  had many bright soots, and the  big score in principally due to  the rough grounds, for it , is  impossible to field a ball hit  along the ground accurately, and  nearly every ball hit^ on the  ground resulted in safeties, thus  it is easy to score when the ball  cannot be handled.  Pearee pitched for Rutland  and did well except for a couple  innings when the locals bunched  their hits and all but succeeded  in overcoming'the lead held by  the visitors.  Curts worked on the mound  for the High school and although he pitched well he could  not stop the heavy hitting of  the Rutlanders.  Local Baseball  Will be Organized  PUBLIC SCHOOL LOSE   AT  ELLISON  The Public School team suffered defeat at Ellison on Saturday afternoon by the score of  11 to 6. The boys drove out  declare although thev were defeated it was a real pleasure to  play on the Rutland "rounds as  they have been put in first class  shape and it is a pleasure to  be able to depend on a ball  bouncing true and not being  afraid of getting killed or  wounded.  The game was much faster  than those played in the city  on account of the field and the  errors are conspicuously absent  from all games played on the  country grounds.  The Public School team were  granted the privilege of reinforcements and Ewen McLennan  went to the slab" but his efforts  were futile in stopping tne Ellison batters in their search for  fat   batting   averages   and the  Arrangements are being made  for baseball games in the near  future between a local teatn and  teams from Peachland, Summer  land and Penticton.  The towns down the lake have  selected teams from among the  local talent and are willing to  stack up against a like aggregation from Kelowna so all who  are interested in the game will  do well to get out and,get into  condition as soon as possible so  that as strong a team as possible mav be selected to represent  Kelowna this season. It is believed that Kelowna can muster  a pretty good team, at present  the oldv difficulty appears to be  a catcher and no doubt some  of thc boys in the schools league  will be called upon.  Boys' and Girls' Potato  BOWLING ALLEY UNDER  NEW MANAGEMENT  The popular Dreamland Bowling Alleys changed hands recently and are now under the  management of Mr. Joe Rossi,  who was one of the leading ten  pin smashers during the past  season. Joe is putting up suitable prizes each week for the  various games and has added to  his equipment a set of "Duck  pins" which will probably become a popular amusement for  the summer months.  During last week some exceptionally fine games were rolled  at the local bowling alleys, F.  Purdv beat the allev record for  three consecutive "ames when  he rolled 254, 22J and 274, a  total of 752. Later in the week  he also rolled another fame of  278, which won first nrize for  the week.  earne ended with the above mentioned score.  The games for this week   are  as follows:  April 24.���Rutland at Ellison.  April 24.���Hiirh Bohool at Publio school  AUCTION SALE  Fri. & Sat. Afternoons & Sat. Night  April 23rd and 24th, at Richmond's Old Stand, opposite the wharf  Having received inatructiona to  ���ell out thia stock of merchandise,  1 will hold Auction Sales on the  above dates aa well aa private  Slaughter Sale* daily until further  notice, and advise eveiyone in the  valley to take advantage of thi*  the greatest money-saving event  ever held in Kelowna, as everything goes if it ia poaaible for me  to make it.  I will ba plcasad to heat from  ��ny parson wishing to hav. Household Stock or Farm Sales. Wilh  over twenty years' experience I  guarantee tatiafaction or no com-  minion.  G. H.KERR,  Auctioneer  Glenmore (late of Montreal)  Boots and Shoes, Clothing and Furnishings, Staple and  Fancy  DRY GOODS  on sale daily at Clearing Out Slaughter Prices.   Visit the store daily  and see the values for yourself  We advise^you to take quick action in laying  in a supply of goods now at the Sale Prices, as  many lines are being sold out quickly and will  never be replaced at the present prices.  Richmond's Old Stand  tg* �� *  Everything Has to Go. G. H. KERR, Auctioneer  The department of agriculture  is giving, prizes of a pure-bred  heifer and a Singer sewing machine for- the best yield of potatoes ia the province grown by  boys and girls on one-tenth of  an acre. It is necessary to have  six entries in each district both  of bovs and of girls. Some' entries have already been received.  An effort is being made to collect prizes locally so that *all  competitors will get a prize. All/  competitors must plant same  variety and at the same time.  Entries must be sent in before  Mav ist to E. L. Ward,' secre-  tarv of Kelowna Farmers' Institute. There is no reason why  these prizes should not come to  Kelowna and add another propf  of the advantages of the district.  The Northwestern Baseball  League season opens on Tuesday  next, April 27th.  *   #   *  The Western Canada League  will not operate this season.  This was the decision reached at  a meeting of the league executive recently.  Save 50 p.c.  on your Boots and Shoes  Have them repaired  Promptly,  Properly &  Cheaply  by  up-to-date  machinery  Frank Knapton  Bernard Avenue  SYNOPSIS OF COAL MINING  KEGULATIONS  Coal mininp rights or the Dominion  in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, tha Yukon Territory, the NollU-  west Territories, and in a portion- ol  the Province of British Columbia, may  be leased for a term o! iweii.v-un.  years at an annual rental of 41 on  acre. Not more than 2,5110 acres  will be leased to one applioant.  Applications Ior the lease must be  made by the applicant in person to  the Agent or'Sub-Agent of Che' distriot  in whioh the rights applied for are  situated.  In surveyed territory the land must  be desoribed bv sections, or legal sub  divisions of sections, and in unsurvey-  ed territory the tract applied for  shall be staked out by the applioant  himself.  Eaoh application must be accompanied by a fee of 85 which will be  refunded if the rights applied for  ara not available, but not otherwise.  A royalty ahall be paid on the merchantable output of the mine at tbe  rate of five oents per ton.  The person operating the mine shall  furnish the agent with sworn-returns  accounting for the full quantity of  merchantable coal mined and: pay the  royalty thereon. If tha, ooal mining  rights are not being operated, suoh  returns shall be furniahed at lawi.ti  onoe a vear.  The lease will ino'ude the poat min'-'  Ing rights only, but : ths lease, may  be permitted to purchase whatever  available surface rights may be considered neoessary for the working ol  tha mine at the rite of $10 an acre.  For full information . application  should be made to tho secretary of  the Department of the Interior, Ottawa, or to the Agent or Sub-Agent  of Dominion lands.  _- W. W. COEY.     ,  Deputy Minister of th. Interior.  N. B.���Unauthorized publication ol  this advertisement will not be paid (or.  Red Polled Tattle  "THE FARMER'S COW"  I have a few choice Young Bulls  of this famous dual purpose  breed for sale. Get started right  and buy one.  Potatoes  Chdfce " Netted Gem " aeed for  sale, pure and free from scab.  Present Price���  $1.25 per nek; $20pertoa CASH  LESLIE DILWORTH  Mount View Stock Farm   v Kelowna  ��� a������  F  R  FisH!  E    and?  r   Bowl  To make you betler acquainted with REXALL GOODS  we Will give away within  the next, few days Two'.Livt  Gold Fish in a Bowl -with  every 50c purchase ot this  popular line. ',  Watch Window for Display  P. B. Willits & Co.  THE REXALL STORE  Phone 19 Kelowna. B.C.  W. EASTON  -Picture Framer and Cabinet Maker:  General Jobbing  Furniture Repairs  Shop Fitting      ;  Picture Framing  LAWRENCE AVENUF. :  Oppoaite the Burbank Motor Ga aire  KELOWNA-WEST BANK  STEAM FERRY  Leaves Kelowna 9 a.m., 3.30 e.m  Leaves Westbank 9.30 a.m., 4 p.m.  Extra Service on  Wednesdays & Saturdays  Leaves Kelowaa 11 a.m.  Leaves Weitbank 11.30 a.m.;  J. M, CROFT  BootmakerJ  All kinds of Repairs  BBRSARO AVENUE,  Ui   KELO'iVAIA.  .r----U^V;-'*'-'.-  .' . ���". ~-l**.*-,v <- > >      '  W^TT* -  Sanitary Closet'  Is odorless  when in  !use  j   i  Sanitary at  all. times  ;    r  CaJI and  inspect  them  DARK, the Sho^tn  Kelowna Agent j    j  Opposite Board of Trad. Office  ���:���,���u���  J. A. BIGGER  BUILDER AND CONTRACTOR  Eatiraatn Fur.ii.lied for all cl.aaea  ������?-���..���       of work -r-      -  PAGE FOUR  if  KELOWNA   RECORD  Thursday, April 22, 1915  The Kelowna Land &  Orchard Co., Ltd.  (incorporated7904)       Proprietors of the Priests' Orchard  NURSERY  STOCK  We are now taking orders for  all Commercial Varieties  THE RANCH  Blackimithing dona.     Weighbridge.    O.ts crushed.    Fence posts, Milk,  Potatoes, Apples, otc, for Sale.  Apply loth. Ranch Manager or Ranch Office.   Phone 2202; P.O. Box 209  OFFICE HOURS:  City Onto: 9 to 12; I JO to J throughout the week.  Reneh Office: 9 to 12;  I to 5.30. excepting Thursday, closing at 12 noon.  P.O. BOX 560  Belgo-Canadian Block  PHONE 5  1  1       TOWN AND COUNTRY NOTES  OK LUMBER CO.,Ltd  Arc 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  I Want to Say  that when we intimate that we Repair Leather Goods, we mean  EVERYTHING made of  Leather���including Harness, Boot*  ���nd Shoes, Grips, Legginga, Belts, otc.  If it is made of Leather we can repair it  THOMLINSON, Harnessmaker  Phone - 347  WATER STREET  KELOWNA  Next door to 25c Store  "MADE IN CANADA"  Ford Runabout  Price $540  Prices of other Ford cars are:  Five-Passenger Touring Car $590,  Two-Passenger Coupelet, $850,  Five-Passenger Sedan, $1150. All  cars fully equipped, including electric headlights. Prices F.O.B. Ford,  Ont. Buyers of all Ford cars will  share in our profits if we sell 30,000  cars between August I, 1914, and  August 1,1915. All Ford cars are  on exhibition at  BURBANK MOTOR CO. . KELOWNA, B.C.  mford  Mr. and Mrs. Kinnear were  passengers up the lake on Tuesday morning.  * ��   ��  Mr. A. M. Dalgleish left on  Saturday last for a business visit to Calgary and Winnipeg.  * ���   #  Private A. J. Clarke is in the  city on a week's furlough, from  Kamloops.  * *   a  Mrs. Dr. Mathison has been  visiting in Vernon this week, returning yesterday afternoon.  .   ��   ��  Mrs. P. F. Harding will not  receive on the fourth Wednesday  of this month, nor again    this  season.  * ��   #  The Ladies' Hospital Aid will  hold their repular meeting on  Monday, April 26th at the hospital at 3.30 p.m.  ...  We regret to learn of the serious illness of Mrs. H. H. Millie,  who found it necessary to  undergo an operation in thc hospital a few days ago.  # #   *  Dr. Watson, who left Kelowna  a short time age to join the  medical staff of the second contingent is now medical officer of  the 47th battalion at New Westminster.  # *   *  Mr. J. H. Hodson of the Stan  dard Plumbing Co., is leaving  this week for Naramata where  he will devote himself for the  present to his chicken ranch and  the raising of small fruits.  ...  Mr. and Mrs. P. B. Willits  went down to the coast Monday,  morning. Mr. Willits has been  under the doctor's care for some  time past, but has shown some  improvement lately.  ...  Messrs. W. F. Muirhead & Co.  will close their old store on the  night of Wednesday the 28th aud  will open in their new premises  east of Crawford & Co.'s     on  Saturday mornin"  May ist.  a   *   *  An auction sale of the effects  of Mr. Walter Case is being held  next Tuesday, Anril 27th at  Okanagan Mission opposite the  school. Mr. Case is leaving  shortly for the old country.  # #   #  Mr. Stevens, of Montreal was  in Kelowna over the week-end  on a visit to his son, R. Stevens  of the Kelowna Sawmill. Mr.  Stevens was on his return to  Montreal after an extensive  trip, which included the Panama Exhibition and various other points in California.  # ��   ��  The second annual concert will  be given by the members of the  choir of'Knox church on Thursday evening next, April 29th at  8 o'clock sharp in Knox church,  Kelowna. We promise thc musical lovers of Kelowna a rare  treat. The program will consist of bright, lively songs, high  class vocal and instrumental solos. The admission will be  adults 50 cents, public school  children under 14 vears, 25 cents  You will miss a rare treat if  vou are not present.   o   BAPTIST YOUNG PEOPLE'S  SOCIETY  In Spain, one may refuse a  meal offered by a man but it  would be more than one's safety was worth to refuse the same  meal offered by a lad'-.  This, together with much  more interesting and useful  knowledge was learned by those  attending the Baptist Young  People's Society on Monday  when Mr. A. Evans related  some more of his "Adventures  in Spain."  Mr. Evans was for some tim.e  a missionary in Spain and in  the course of his address he  gave some verv interesting sidelights upon Spanish religion,  honesty, morals and last but  not least habits. He related  how for the sake of his teaching  he was persecuted, hounded and  imprisoned by order of the Ecclesiastical authorities. His account of his escape from a bandits' lair was greatly enioyed.  Next week will be missionary  evening when six three-minute  discussions on great missionaries will take place.  Mrs. Stockwell will not receive on   Friday, the 23rd   nor  again this season.  ��   #   *  After pacing a brief visit to  his sister, Mrs. F. E. Purdy,  Mr. Bruce Stephens left for his  home at Ponoka, Alberta on  Tuesday morning.  # #   #  Mr. Ben Hoy who spent, part  of last week in the city returned  north Tuesday morning.  # *   #  Mr. G. A. McKay's mother  left last week for her home in  Winnipeg, after a stay of   two  months in Kelowna.  # ��   *  Sunday services at the Methodist church will be in charge of  the pastor. The morning theme  will be "The Sovereign, ty of  Faith" and the evening, "Think  ing and Being."  ��   ���   *  The Ladies' Hospital Aid wish  to thank all those who so kindly donated toward their sale on  Saturday last. The sale proved  to be most successful and the  handsome sum of Si 13 was realized.  ��   #   ��  The Farmers' Institute has  distributed this vear over I400  worth of first class seed wheat,  oats, corn and mangels, at a  considergble saving to the members. It seems likely that an  unusually large acreage will be  sown this year to grain in the  district.  #   #   #  Last Monday night the young  people of the Methodist church  organized their tennis club for  the season. Officers were elected and committees appointed  to put the courts back of the  tarsonage into shape and tenuis  playing is to bcidn within a  week or so. Membership fees  are ladies   50 cents, gentlemen  Si.oo.  a   *   a  The Red Cross ' Society are  still asking for old linen for hospital use. Will those having  some to spare send it to Mrs  Geo. James, Abbott struct  Clean old flannel for fomentation wringers and abdominal  belts is also required. Anot'.ter  thing repeatedly asked for is  "cup covers" these are made ol  linen weighted at the corners  with heavv buttons or better  still, large glass beads. Will all  who have beads or buttous they  are willing to give kindly send  them in before next Tuesday if  possible.  FARMERS SHOULD SAVE  SEED FOR NEXT YEAR  Canadian farmers are warned  by the department of agriculture to grow their'own seed for  iqi6 planting, as about 7s per  cent of the seed of turnips, mangels and carrots vearly needed  by our farmers nas hitherto  been imported from countries in  Eurone now at war, and should  the was continue for some time  there is danger of the seed crop  of 1915 in Eurapc being reduced  to such an extent that Canadian farmers will be unable tp  secure their root seed for next  season. Growing mangels, turnips and carrots for seed is very  simple and does not require eith  er skill or capital For detailed  information write* the depart  ment.  KELOWNA DEBATING  SOCIETY  At the meeting held on April  9th the subject was, "That the  credit system, in so far as it  affects the wholesale and retail  trades should be abolished in  favor of a cash svstem." Mr.  Rogerson took the affirmative  and Mr. Leckie the negative.  The following also spoke: Mrs.  Gore, Messrs. Kerr. Muirhead,  Corby, Thaver, Sutherland and  Gribble.  Mr. Rogerson replied, and thc  ���motion, ' on being put to the  society was carried by 13 votes  to 7.  The subject for tomorrow, the  23rd will be "That free trade is  preferable to protection."  Mr. D. W. Sutherland will  take the affirmative, and Dr.  Thayer the negative.  SPRING GOODS  For the Farm and Garden  The Spring weather will soon be on us and  every Farmer should get his equipment  ready to take advantage of an early starj:.  John Deere Plows, Spring  Tooth and Disk Harrows,  Lever and Diamond Harrows  Comb Seeders & Cultivators  FARM SEEDS  Timothy, Clover and Alfalfa  POULTRY SUPPLIES  Pratts Reliable Poultry Food  Baby Chick Food (Specially for young  chicks) ; Poultry Regulator, Lice   Killer,  Roup Tablets, Etc., Etc.  W. R. Glenn & Son  Pendozi st. 6c Lawrence Avenue - KELOWNA  PHONE 150  We Have Funds to Invest  on First Mortgages  HEWETSON and MANTLE, Ltd.  1  GLENMORE FRUIT LANDS  Situated within one half mile oi town, and being  about loo feet above th* lake, it command* a beautiful viaw of tke town, lake and eurrounding oountry.  Ideal Fruit Soil. Abundance of Water.  Close to Town and Market.  Thar* ia only one GLENMORE. Don't min tbe opportunity ol aelecting a (aw acrea of thi* deairable  property.  i  The Central Okanagan Lands, Ltd.  KELOWNA. I.C.  Spring Time is Salad Time  We have all the necessary ingredients constantly in  stock for an appetizing salad  Lettuce, received daily, par Ib. 25c  Spring Onion*; per bunch  5c  Radiah, per bunch  Ho  Good Salad Oil ia euentUI.    We recommend Gaillard'e Pur* Oliv*  Oil.   Half-pint bottiet 30c      Pint bottlea.' 45c  Map of Italy Oil, large 95c  Chan 8c Suborn'* Viking brand Coffee.   Whole rout or freahly  ground.   Reg. 50c.   Our price, per lb 40c  Wagalafi'a Marmalade, 5-lb. pailt, while they laat���Extra each 50c  Choice Fresh Rhubarb, 4 lbs. for 25c  CASH SPECIALS  Choice White Potato**, eitra large eacka, whilo they laat, at....$l por Melt  Vinegar, pure malt or white wine, per bottle 20c; 2 for 36c  Quaker or Kelowna Brand choice String Beam, per tin  5c  Okanagan Peachea, 2 tin* for 25c  Okanagan Plumi, 2 tina for 35c  Choice rich mixed Cookie*, per lb 15c  Criip Ginger Snapi, 2 lba. for It 26c  D. D. CAMPBELL  '  Phone Three Oh I  Phone Three Oh I Thursday, April 23,' 1915  KEWWNA  RECORD  PAGE FIVE  3IONALAND   *��  3ss Cards .��� *  BUllxNE & TEMPLE  Solicitors,  Notaries Public,  Conveyancers, etc.  KELOWNA, :: B.C.  R. B. KERR  Barrister  and Solicitor,  Notary Public.  KELOWNA, :: B..C  ' E. C. WEDDELL  BARRISTER, SOLICITOR, and  \OTARY PUBLIC  9, Willlt's Block   ���   Kelowna, B.C.  P. EDMUND CORBY^  Member of the B.C. Society ol Architect,  Architect  Kelowna, B.C.  P.O. Box, 509  C. Harvey, B.A., Sc., C.E., D.L.S., B.C.L.S.,  CHARLES   HARVEY,  CIVIL ENGINEER and   LAND  SURVEYOR.  Kelowna,   B. C.  Phone 147. P.O. Bom 231  PIANOFORTE  S      MR. HAROLD  TOD  BOYD ���  haa returned hi* teaching chuwe* and will  tace've pupila aa before in hia atudio-  Trench Block, Kelowna.  P.O. box 374  RICHARD H. PARKINSON  BRITISH COLUMBIA LAND  SURVEYOR.  CIVIL ENGINEER  P.O. BOX 137  KELOWNA  P. W. GROVES  M. Can.Soc.CE.  Consulting Cloil and Hydraulic  Engineer  B.C. Land Surceuor  * Surveya and Reporta on Irrigation Worka  I Application, for Water Liceneea  KELOWNA. B.C.  WEIGHED IN.THE BAtANCE  ���   AND1' F6utfl> WANTING  - Some time ago a man went  into a store in Brantford to buy  a saw. He saw the Kind he  wanted and* asked the price.' It  was $1.65, the dealer said.  "Good gracious" said the  man, "I can get that same saw  from the mail-order house for  fi.3*i  "That's less than it cost me,"  said the dealer, "but I'll sell it  on the same terms as the mailorder house, just the same.''  "All right," said the -ustom-  er. "You can send it along and  charge it"to my account.'  ' "Not on your life," tive dealer replied. "No charge accounts  You can't do business with thc  mail-order' house that way.  Fork, over the cash," The customer complied.)  "Now, two cents postage atid  five cents for a money order, to  the mail order house, you know.  The customer, inwardly raving, kept.to his agreement and  paid the seven cents.  "Now twenty-five cents ex-  pressage."  "Well, I'll be ������," he said,  but he paid it saying: "JVow,  hand me that saw and I'll take  take it home myself and be rid  of this foolery,".  "Hand it to vou? ��� Where do  vou think you are? You are iu  Brantford and I'm in Toronto  and you'll have to wait ,1 week  for that saw."  Whereupon the dealer hung the  saw on a peg and put.the mouov  in his cash drawer.  "That makes fi.67," he said.  "It has cost you two cents more  and taken you a week longer to  get it than if you had paid my  price in the first place."   J3   Insects' Board Bills  The horticultural dep&rtnlent  of   the    University of Missouri  has been cooperating for a couple of years with the orchardists  in fourteen counties.   They have  discovered how extravagant the  insect   board   bill can be whtn  the orchardist allows them    to  feed   at his   expense.   For   instance, the average fruit    value  of   unspra*'ed   trees  was   only  S18.05   per acre.     The average  fruit value for sprayed trees was  S187.19 per acre.  I    What   became of   the $143.07  I per acre   in the first   instance?  I Why, the orchard insects put it  I down into their little stomachs,  I and kept the fruit p-rower   from  I putting it down in his    jeans.  There   was one   orchard which  I gave a net profit in i<m of $161  1.12 due to proper spraying.  j    They found that it cost     6.6  1 cents to.sprav the first time; J3  I cents for   the second spraying;  q.5 cents for the third, and     8  cents for the fourth; total 37.1  cents a tree, or about S22.26 an  acre.   If,   at a cost of  $22   an  acre, vou can catch the thieves  that are taking over $160 worth  of vour fruit, isn't it -ood business sense to tackle this cost of  high living in the right way? If  the state taxed vou that    high  vou would raise a row.���Success  ful Farming.  Ordinary Stamps May be  Used for War Tax  ASTROIvOGICALLY SPEAKING  Dr. J. W. Nelson Shepherd  DENTIST  P. 0. Boa IM 'Paoae 16  Corner Peneozi Street and  Lawrence Avenue.  POUI/fRY NOTES  '       JOHN CURTS  CONTRACTOR & BUlLDER-  Plans and Specifications Prepared  and estimates given for publicBuild-  ings.Town and Country Residences  JOHN CURTS. KELOWNA  PHONE No. 93  S. W.THAYER, D.Y.S.  VETERINARY SURGEON  (Graduate McCill Univeraity)  Residence : GLENN AVENUE  Mesaaget mar be left at the office of  aaget mar  Meaira. R  attenbury At Williams  THEOSOPHICAL SOCIETY  ������KELOWNA LODGE"  Meetinga every Tueaday evening, at S p.m.,  at the reaidence of S.M. Goto, Patterson Av.  Public invited.    Lending library.  W. B. PEASE.  Preaident  S.M. GORE. Sec.  P.O. Boa 382  The full moon occurs on  Thursday the 29th at 6.19 a.m.  Continue planting up to this  time, peas, beans, melons, etc.  After this time plant roots of  every kind the 29th and 30th being the best davs and the evening hours are more favorable  than the morning.  On the 26th at 4.46 D.m., ihe  moon is in opposition to Venus,  causing an unfavorable time for  social amusement.  Mercury semi-square to Jupiter at 3.09 p.m.; on the 28th inclines to rashness and bad judgment in business matters, writings, accounts and corrcspon-!  dence. At 10.28 a.m., on the  29th -the sun and Mercury are  in conjunction, causing great  activity and progress in business and educational matters,  the moon being in truce to Mars  at jo.52 a.m. on the same day  will make it a particularly good  time for business connected with  machinery and engineering. Enterprises begun in auspicious  hours have far more chance of  success than those undertaken  with no regard for the laws governing all nature. "Chance"  has no place in a universe governed by immutable and changeless laws.���Mrs. Gore,  o  A third of "the coal output for  the province of Alberta for ichj  was mined in thc Crow's Nest  Pass.  Year', by year the poultrv  branch of farm work is becoming more valuable to the futin-  ers of the country and this, too  frequently, in the face of -indifference which is not displayed  in other departments oi farm  work.  It is important that poultrv  raisers, having secured the proper type of chickens see thev  should be carefully fed and cared for from the time of hatching  until they reach saleable .we  which will be much sooner than  if they are allowed to get their  own living. The chicken that  reaches 4 pounds at 12 weeks is  very different from the scraggy,  lean specimen that has been  al-  Hatch your chicks early and  catch the early market.  The death is announced in  France of W. G. C. Gladstone,  M.I', for Kilmarnock Burghs  since noi, a grandson of thc  former great Liberal leader.  It is reported that the Prince  of Wales was court-martialed  and severely reprimanded for  saving the life of a German who  was about to be shot as a spy.  The people of Penticton arc-  endeavoring to form a local s> u-  dicatc to purchase their branch  of the Western Canners, Ltd.  To aid in financing the scheme  the council is to be asked to  guarantee thc bonds to the extent of $24,000.  The post office department,  having given notice a week or  two ago, in connection with the  War Revenue Act, that all letters and postcards mailed in  Canada, for delivery in Canada,  the United States or Mexico,  and letters mailed in Canada for  delivery in the United Kingdom  and British possessions generally, or wherever the two cent  rate applies, should in addition  to ordinary postage carry a one  cent stamp as a war tax, and  also having notified the public  that such war tax, while it  should be paid preferably by the  postage stamp marked "war  tax", could, if such stamp Were  not available, be paid by an ordinary ooe cent stamp is now  issuing further notice to the effect that postage stamps may  be used for the prepayment of  war duties on bank cheques, on  bills of   exchjn . romissory  notes, express money orders,  proprietary or patent medicines  perfumery, wines or champagne,  as well as upon letters and post  cards, postal notes and post  office money orders the intention being to provide facilities  in those portions of the country  where excise stamps are not  readily available. This in view  of the fact that postage stamps  may be obtained at all points  over the whole country, in  many places there is no collector of Inland Revenue and no  Inland Revenue stamps could be  obtained, is a distinct convenience to the nublic, and no doubt  will be largely taken advantage  of.  HALF OF B. C. INDIANS  .  ARE ROMAN CATHOLICS  According to the annual report for 1914 of the department  of Indian Affairs, the number of  Indians in British Columbia is  computed to be 25.170. As regards their relicious beliefs they  are divided as follows:  Catholics 12,512  Anglicans  '.   4,490  Presbyterians    578  Methodists    3,131  Other Christians      300  Pagans     1,458  From the above returns it will  be seen that am-roximatelv half  the Indians of the province are  members of the Catholic church  No finer monument to the zeal  and pietv of our pioneer missionaries need be sought.���B. C.  Western Catholic.  Removal Sale  JUST FOUR DAYS MORE  We close the old store April 28th���Your last  chance to  purchase  Good Shoes at LESS  THAN COST PRICE  We have 400 pairs of Men's  Shoes, and 300 pairs of Ladies'  Shoes which we have put at a  price which should close them out  and save our moving them.  Ladies' $5.50,Shoes, to  close   $2.95  Ladies' $3.50 Pumps, to     #n ma-  close         tfismmat  Men's $6.00 and $6.50  Shoes, to clear  $3.45  W. F. MUIRHEAD & CO.  COMPETITION IN AID OF  THE KELOWNA HOSPITAL  The members of the Countrv Girls'  Hospital Aid Soc'ety astt tho inhabitants of Kelowna nnd district to join  them in a competition to raise funds  for the hospital. It is a very simple  scheme and can bo worked out at  vour leisure.  The idea is to lay out a sum, not  exceeding fifty cents, in material and  to make an article which will bo offered for sale at a bazaar in May. A  prize will be (riven lor tho article  brincim? tho highest price. Competition oren to al! residents of Kolowna  and district. All material must be  bought in Kelowna. Ami member of  tho Aid will be n'eased to ~ive any  further information if required or the  following officers, M-ss Metcalfe, Miss  Dvkes. Misa Patterson, Miss Hewetson  and Miss I. Cather. 21-2  CUNFUS1NG STOAT OF ESAU WOOD         >  Esau Wood sawed wood. Eeau Wood  would saw wood! All the v,��.i L.-au  Wood saw, Esau Wood would saw. In  other words, all' the wood liau-t Raw  to saw, Esau sought to saw. Oh, the  woodsaw with whioh Wood wouid saw  woodl  But one day Wood's wood-saw would  saw no wood, and thus the wood  Wood sawed waB not tho wood Wood  would saw if Wood's wood-saw would  saw wood.  Now, Wood would saw with a wood-  saw that would saw wood, ao Esau  sought a saw that would saw wood.  Ono day Esau saw a saw saw wood aB  no other wood-saw Wood saw would  saw wood. In fact, of the wood-saws  Wood ever sow saw wood Wood never  saw a wood-saw that would saw wood  as the wood-saw Wood Baw saw wood  would saw wood, and no ono evor saw  a wood-saw that would saw as tho  wood-saw Wood saw would saw. Now  Wood saws wood with tho wood-saw  Wood saw saw wood.  Oh, the wood the wood-Baw Wood  saw saw would saw I Oh, tho wood  Wood's woodshed would shed when  Wood would saw v/ood with tho wood-  saw Wood saw saw wood.  Finally, no man mav over know how  muoh wood the wood-saw Wood saw  would saw, if tho wood-saw Wood saw  would saw all tho wood tho wood-saw  Wood saw would saw.  Linol  d  inoieums an  Carpets  We have a splendid stock of Choice Designs  in Floor Coverings and would like you to  call and  look them over.    Nothing  will help your Spring Cleaning  more than to replace that  old,   worn - out   carpet  with a  new one  Kelowna Furniture  Co.  COAL  COAL  PER TON  Famous Taber Lump - $10.50  Pensylvania Egg -   17.00  Pensylvania Stove      -   1 7.00  Pensylvania Nut -   17.00  Phone  66  CASH MUST ACCOMPANY ORDERS  W. HAUG  P.O. Box  166  7^  On the Witness Stand.  A little flaw in his statements ruins the evidence of the witness. It may be a slight exaggeration, but the opposing lawyer seizes it and uses  it to impress upon the jury that this witness is  not reliable.  The Advertiser to-day is on the witness stand.  If he makes mis-statements he is judged accordingly and his entire advertising is mistrusted.  Wide-awake business men realize this. They  tell the truth in their advertisements; not because  they are better than they used to be; but because  they have learned that it pays.  The advertising columns to-day contain real,  dependable information that will save money for  you if you follow them intelligently.  We have what you want in  Common and Finish  Doors  Windows  ShingL  es  Prices right       Delivery prompt  atisfaction  guaranteed  Kelowna Saw-Mill Company, Limited  D. LLOYD.JONES  Managing-Director PAGE SIX  KELOWNA  RECORD  Thursday, April 22, 1915  [ WANTED! )  FOR   SALE  I'OK SALE. Lefevre estate. Now is  vour chance for a good improved  ranch, the best buy- in tho Okanatffin  Ono hundred and forty-three acres,  all fenced, a fine creek runs through  the property, best of land, with its  own Irrigation system, in the heart  of the Orchard district, on the main  road, nnlv three miles from Kelowna  mail delivered nt door every dfiv  Must bo Bold to wind up estate. Address P.O. llox 157, Kelowna, B.C.  HAY FOR SALR.-Clovcr anl aUnlfr  delivered. Price on qPOHcntlon I i  Box 195, Kelowna. Otf.  FOK SALE.���Pony broken lo ride or  drive, cheap. Apply P.O. Rox 4511,  Kclowna. l^tf.  PIGS FOR SALE. All sizes,  all prices. Buy now while ihey  are cheap. G. Whitaker Vernon Road, Kliison district. Xtf  i'Olt SALE.��� Kara organ, Piano case  and H B. Hock pullets, fi. Fletcher  Riohter street. 17tf  FOR SALE.���26 tons good timothy  and clover hay, or part exchange  cow or few sheep. (Jardner, P. 0.  Box 572. aOrSp  FOR SALE.���Main crop excellent white  seed potatoes, (Mortgage LifLursj.  Apply Box 672, Kelowna. Jtt2a  FOR SALE.���Few laying hens, also H  few settings of Sicilian I'-uUercup  eggs. Apply J. A. Mon .������.<-���. I9t  INCUBATOR FOR SALE.-Oao Peftv  luma Incubator, 120 egg, Apply A.  E. Cox, Becond hand store. Ifltt  FOR SALE.���Young Jersey cow, ro-  centlv calved, quiet, rood milker.  Applv C,  W.  Dickson,    R.R.  No.  1.  _'phone 3203. 21-2  BEES FOR SALE. Three stocks. Applv  J. Birch, box 492. 2-3p  IOR SALE OR HIRE. Riding or driving  pinto. Apply W. II. H. McDougsl,  Glenmore. 22p  11AY, baled or loose, delivered iu Kelowna, $15 per ton.    Thos. Bulman,   phone  306 or 3206. 22if  TO RENT  PIANO TO RENT.-At low mmthly  Rental. Apnlv P. 0. Box 4*-3, Kclowna. ]Stf.  LOST  LOST.���Thuraday, April 8th, on Ven.on  road, near Woods Luke, one mop handle  spear and ruckle stove rod, tied to ironing board. Reward on return to "Courier ** Office, Kelowna. 22  Last Friday's Fire  A spectacular fire which for a  a time illuminated the whole  town drew out the fire brigade  last Friday night about io  o'clock. An emptv livery barn  on Leon avenue, latel-' occupied  by P. Brooke, was ablaze from  some unknown cause, and had  secured a good hold before the  alarm was turned in. Though  the brigade after a still light  eventually got control and ciuen-  ched the flames, the rear part  of the building was totally des  troyed and the front badly dam  aged. The total loss is estimated at ubout S1400. The barn i:.  the property of W, H. Becker of  Los Angeles, Calif.   FARM WANTED. ��� Practical  man wants to rent land on  reasonable terms. Has own  team. Apply box "M" Record  OIUcc. x  WANTED.���First class handy man for  janitor at Kelowna he apital. Apply  in writing staling wage to secretary  Leckie block, where full information  can be obtained. 21-2  EXCHANGE.-We bave inquiries Iron.  Vancouver and Prairie Provinces for  fruit land. If you wish to sell or exchange your property we shall be plena-  ed to receive particulars. Bulman &  Cross, Willits Block.    Phone 306      22l(  foil's. F. E. Small, I I 3, Lawrence  Ave., gives lessons in home dressmaking, also instruction in the use  of paper patterns, on Tuesdays anci  1 hursdays, 3 to 5.30 p.m.        22p  NOTICE  All patients at the Kelowna General  Hospital entering private or semi-private   wards    are required to   ��� lor  same weekly in advance.  By Order  Directors Hospital Board.  213.  TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN  I. I.ui Casorso, hereby give Lotiee  that 1 will not be responsible, %lter  this dale, for anv dents ocnlrtictid in  mv name by my wife or any other  person, without mv written a'H.hor'ty,  I.UI CASORSO.  April 15th, 1915. 21 4  MISCELLANEOUS  MEN SUPPLIED lor odd j, la. Aiy  one wanting a man for lonipcrnry  work or odd jobs s.i.iuld 'pbriit to  4302. x  NOTICE  To Vernon Rd. Residents Between  Kelowna and Oyama  The Kelowna Steam Laundry  van travels between Kelowna anc1  Oyama every Friday afternoon and  requests all residents along the  road who wish to lake advantage  ol this tosend them a postal askini.  for their very reasonable rates and  family weshing plans.  P.O. Box 382     Phone 159  If you like the girl and she likes you,  Then take her to The Rendezvous.  Just  OH, SAY I���  gentle reminder:   Have you been to  'THE RENDEZVOUS'  BERNARD AVENUE OPPOSITE ROYAL BANK  A new and up-to-date Ice Cream Parlor and Tea Rooms  Only  the Best Kind of Syrups supplied at our Fountain  We make Our Own Ice Cream Fresh every day  W. M. EDWARDS  MEETING OF CITY COUNCIL  {Continued from Pan 1.)  GROCERY SALE  - AT-  EDWARDS'  CASH GROCERY  Spices 4 for 25c  Pumpkin 6 for 25c  Salt; 10c size now   5C  Eitracte   2 for 25c  Extracts, quart bottles ,    60j  Fresh Biscuits, all kinds  per lb. 25c  McLaren's Imperial Mustard 10c  Coddard's Plate Powder, usual 30c, now |5c  Arrowroot in packets, usual 30c, now |5c  Blueing, per bottle |5C  Lemonade Powder, per tin  , ' 10c  SEEDS  Onion Seed $1 per Ib.      Carrot Seed 50cper lb.  Turnip Seed  15c per Ib.      Parsnip Seed  40c per Ib.  Fixtures for Sale, Safe, Refrigerator, Show Cases,  Typewriter, Scales, &c.  W. M. EDWARDS  expenses were far in excess al  the receipts, and things were go-  ing Irom bad to worse.  Mayor Jones said that at  present nearly every hospital in  the province was going behind,  but it would be a great (Jisaster  if it had to be closed as there  might be a serious case wilh no  hospital open to receive it.  A suggestion was made that  the water and light accounts for  the hospital be deferred for the  present, and charged against a  future grant if such were made.  This, it was stated was the  greatest amount of assistance  whieh could be given at the  present time.  iAtters regarding assistan.  from the Canadian Patriotic  Fund for certain local residents  from the branch secretary at  Vernon, and also from the pro-  vinciat secretary, brought up a  discussion on the whole question oi relief work in the city,  it was decided to make enquiries as to the advisability ol  starting a branch of the 1'atrio-  .c fund in Kelowna.  Chief of Police Thomas submitted his report ior the month  of March. There had been only  lour mmor cases, >7 only being  callcclcd in lines.  "The regulation of vehicular  trallic," said the report, "still  presents a problem ior future  solution. Complaints are continually received about drivers  being ou the wrong side of the  road, or not turning corners in  a proper manner, thereby endangering cue lives of pedestrians and occupants of other vehicles. Most of the trouble ap  pears to be at the comer of 1'eu-  dozi street and Bernard avenue.  "Some years ago I understand that ellort was made���  but without success���to secure  refuges for convenience of toot  passengers and for the bettei  regulation of trallic. They  would, however, appear not to  be in favor with the local driving public, anu, generally speaking, are unfortunately looked  upon by them simply as unnecessary street obstructions, then-  real value from the police point  ol view being under estimated,  in contrast to local opinion, it  is interesting to note the remarks of Sir Geo. Toulmins in  the Select Committee's report  on lyondon trallic in relation to  "lieJuges," published in the  l<ondon Times of August 15th,  iyi3, as follows:  'They are impressed by the  value of the refuge in keeping  traliic in line, and, in view of  the general speeding up of vehicles, they do not think the  slight delay of being unable to  pass a slow vehicle with the  same facility as if the road were  quite open, should be allowed to  weigh against the safety and  convenience ol nedestrians, a refuge may be looked upon as a  permanent automatic trallic  point performing the duty of a  policeman.'  ���'These remarks may be said  to apply equally to refuges for  Kelowna. At present the most  dangerous corner in the city is  that of Bernard avenue and Pendozi street. A refuge consisting  of a concrete base with a lamp  post and an ornamented -luster of lights would not be very  expensive, and, apart from its  usefulness as a,trallic regulator,  would, in my opinion add greatly to the appearance of this portion of the city."  A large number of tenders for  the 'work of sprinkling thc  streets for the season w.re opened up, ranging from 45 cents an  hoUr to 56.oo per dav.  The tenders were as follows:  Board of Works.  In discussing the amended  Trade Licence -Bylaw which is  it present beiore the council,  Alderman Sutherland asked  what the council thought, of reducing the hotel licences in view  [ present conditions. Their re-  eipts had now dwindled down  to prgctically nothing and they  were being run at a loss. He  pointed out that the Kelowna  licence was much higher than  surrounding places, Vernon's for  instance being S300 per annum  ompared with Kelowna JJ600.  Consideration of thc point,  however, was left to a [umfe  meeting as also was an enrmiry  as to whether the packin- houses being wholesale concerns were  not liable for Sioo instead of  $10.  Alderman Duggan mentioned  that Mr. Fuller had a number  of soft maple trees which be  would sell to the city, allowing  the proceeds to r-o against tax  es. He wished to know if this  would be agreeable to the council. It was decided however to  leave it wilh the Parks committee.  Mention was made of the ne>;d  of watering the shade trees on  the streets. Alderman Ratten  bury said that manv people  were looking after the trees op  posite their lots, and hethought  it would be a good idea if the  citizens generally would follow  this course.  Norman Day . .  K. McLaren .. ..  .Tas. Copeland .  F. Bouvette . . .  W. S. Munson . .  A. R. Davy . . .  Earl Blackwood  Harry Dillon . .  W. H. Paisley . .  Owen Grigg . . .  J. H. Ferguson  O. Lancaster . . .  G. McPhce ....  45c per hour  . 45c per hour  . 47c per lioi'r  . age per hour  .. soc per hour  . soc per hour  soc per hour  . .soc per hour  . so; per hour  4.7s per dav  . y-,c per tio't  s^Mc per hour  *e.oo ner day  Ennis & McDonnell 60c per hour  D. McMillan .... Ss-.V" per dav  Max Jenkins Co. . S6.00 per rltw  Mr. Rembler Pafll also oflerec  to lend the citv a'f.cam for the  season for Si.00 per dav payment deferred until nert X<  Ivember,  ) The council were unable to  come to a fina.1 decision 111 'lie  matter and it was left with tu*  H. E  DAVIES PASSES  AWAY IN GLENMORE  m  A well-known resident of  Glenmore, Mr. Herbert Edward  Davies passed away Tuesday as  the result of an attack of rheumatic fever. Mr. Davies was  only a young man, .-14 years of  age, and came out from England two years ago to take up  a farm in Glenmore and lie has  made a number of friends in the  district who will hear with deep  regret of his decease. He leaves  a wife and two voung children.  The funeral service took place  at the house yesterday, the Rev.  Thos. Greene officiating, followed by interment at the Kelowna  cemetery, There was a large  attendance present.  Boil Up! Boil Up!  Were you.ever in the Maple Woods back  east? Did you ever stand beside the  boiling place watching the Maple Sap  rolling and tumbling around in the pan.  as the Maple Syrup was being made ?  Once experienced this can never be forgotten, and the smell of Boiling Syrup in  your nostrils is something to remember  the rest of your natural existence. We  cannot give you this experience, but we  can give you the result of Pure Maple Sap  being boiled into syrup and then to Sugar  This week we have received  600 pounds of Pure Ma$le  Sugar,' made this year in  Eastern Townships,Quebec  from the first few boilings  of sap the latter half of  March. It has just reached  us and is truly Maple Sugar  If you have ever tasted the real goods  you will readily recognise that this is the  genuine article. We have it in Bricks of  approximately one pound each at 25c  per brick, and in larger bricks at 25c lb.  We   Guarantee   that it IS  Pure Maple Sugar  The McKenzie Co.  LIMITED  "Quality & Service" our motto.  Phone 214  CLOTHING  Spring - and - Summer  THE BEST EVER I  You will appreciate when  you come to ua, the kind of  service we give, and the consideration we extend to every  customer. Our policy in trade  is to get the finest clothing  made, and surround the selling with every possible courtesy.  Come lo us, if only to see.  We've no one here to urge  you into buying, and we welcome the chance to show  /hat we call style and ovel-  ty. We are discounting the  past this season at every  point of comparison, with  values positively the best  within your reach.  Men's Serge Suits   - $18  Men's Tweed Suits - $18  ��� Men's Worsted Suits- $18  See our window (or these  extraordinary valuei  New crisp Stock of Headwear  New Boateri, New Panamai, New Sailors. New Chipi. The moat  intereiting valuea we have ever ahown in Splits and Sennetta  Sailors from. $1.75 lo $4       Boaters from. $2.25 to $5  Panamas from...$5 to $20  Theee goods were all in before the Tariff Took Effect  Thomas  Lawson,  Limited  1  saw

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