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 j^-k��pwip^  f(WSS  J^ffifiBf*--^  VOL VW,  NO. 4.  KELOWNA BRITISH COLUMBIA, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 16, 1915 -6 PAGES  $1.50 Par Annum  City COUDCU Sits  in Regular SessiBD  'ib* council held its regular ssnsion  last Friday morning with a full attendance. A* usual finance* occupied  a large shar* oi th* di��ous��ion.  Mr. J. A. Bigger, chairman oi the  School Board waited on th* council to  ask if the oity would be ia a position  to pay th* Ufchers' salaries on th*  17th ** a number of them would b*  leaving Ior th* Christmas vacation as  soon as th* schools dosed up. Mr,  Bigger was assured that every, effort  would b* made to comply with th* re  quest.  There, was * batch- of correspondence  to be dealt with. Thi* included �� letter from Dr. H. L. A. jxeuer, ottering  to reduce the rent ol the city olnoes  to $18 per month, and also in ths  event of this being accepted, to build  a fire-proof vault in one comer of the  front room. The matter Wo* referred  to th* Finance Committee for report.  Mr*. B. Gowen wrote asking tee  city to help deuray the doctor'* bill  incurred owing to an accident in falling from the sidewalk on Lake avenue.  The clerk was instructed to reply  that wane the oity regretted the accident they could not accept any liability ior it.  Th* Deputy Minister of Lands wrote  with reference to the portion of the  foreshore recently . ua.r lease from the  provincial governm.nt to the Kelowna  Grower*' Exchange. The council decided to have surveys mad* of this  foreshore and instructed the city aoli-  citor to apply for a crown grant of  the (am*.  The chief constable's report for the  month of November showed a total of  ���even coses before the magistrate with  fins* collected oi $135.  Alderman Copeland reported a nun'  ber of bad places in the streets which  should be repaired at once. The Board  of Works wo* authorized to make ths  necessary repairs, the coat of such  work not to exceed fifty dollar*.  In connection with the suggestion  which had bsm asad* t* bill* th* local overseas ooatingsnt now recruiting  the M*yor suggested that th* oounoil  rent a. house ior these man at $12.50  par month and a cook atov* for $13  par month, and moke a donation  equal to the light and water charges,  and supply a few sundries which would  probably not coat in excess oi $10.  Thi* was (greed to by the oounoil.  Trad* Licence By-law No. 313 was  read * second time, changes being  reducing the licence on pool  . from $6 for each table to $5  for the tint and $3.50 for each subsequent table, and theatre licences from  $35 to $18 per hah* year.  By-law* 314 *ad 316 wen also read  reducing the. reoonnec tion fee* of light  and water services from $1 to 36 cents  in both oases.  Ik* tan* by-laws were then read *  third  KELOWNA OVERSEAS DETACH  KENT  Ten more name* an added to,the  Hal of- those who have joined th* Kelowna Oversee* D*taohm*nt bringing  th* strength of the force* up to the  present to seventy recruit*.  Tho** who joined during tbe past  week an Wm. Convill*, B. B*tte, J.  Frost, E. J. Heraron, B. F. H. Bar-  he, W. H. Thockor, Geo. Berth, H. G.  It Gardner, J. I. Hoppenstadt, J. T.  Diggts. ^MT���  Last Thursday afternoon company  drill wo* held with the Horn* Guard,  th* total atrength being about 130.  Platoon oommond*rs took charge ofj  their platoons for ons hall hour carrying on platoon drill, alter whioh the]  platoons were formed together for  company drill.       ^^^^^^^^^  The advantage of having a Urge  field lor this purpose, was apparent,  and through the kindness of Dr. B. F,  Boyoe the large Held in tne rear of  his residence ha* been granted fori  the work and contributes muoh to itej  suooess.   __0    ���  ' Next Thursday afternoon being so  near to Christmas the stores in town  will not observe the. usual holiday but  remain open oil day.  - Mr. F. A. Taylor was suoonsful in  carrying off the flrtt prise for field  corn at the exhibition of field products held in connection with the re-  otnt irrigation convention at Bafsano.  Th* com wo* grown at his ranch on  th��K. L.O,  Women Should Learn  Fruit Packing  The local teeretary-of the Woman's  Institute, Mrs. Harold Newby ha* re-  oeived during th* paat weak th* following latter touching upon the subject of packing schools for girl* and  woman: -      |  Dear Madam.���Eaoh year in1 the  Okanagan the fruit production in the  volley is getting greater and mora  packers ore necessary to handle the  crop. Since the war broke out many  of our best packers have goro to th*  front and more ore going thi* winter,  Unless- outside labor is brought in  more packers will have to be trained  to handle next years crop. In dis-  tricta in the States and in some of our  own sections girls and young ladies  do a great deal of this work. Young  ladies and girls packed practically the  entire output in Summerland this season, assisted greatly in Penticton and  many were used in. Vernon. They  proved to be very satisfactory pack-  era, found the work agreeable add received good wages for their work.       |  Thia winter' the deportment of agriculture are offering as in other years  to conduct packing schools in various  districts. Many girls attend these  packing - schools each year, but it  struck me that it perhaps would be'  mora desirable where it could be- arranged to hold a school for girl* o��  olusively. If twelve girls in Kelowna  can i be secured to take this course in  packing th* department will furnish an  instructor and a school can be arranged for in the near future.  This work is usually taken up by the  farmers'' Institute and the courses am  arranged through tbe Farmer*' Insti-I  tut*, but I am writing this letter tb  you with the idea thBt your organize.-j  tion is more in touch with the ladies  and could co-operate with the F. rn-|  era' Institute in this work. j  BEN HOY. !  Aest. Horticultures*  The fee, it might be mentioned is $2 |  eaoh for the full bourse of vwelve leg-  sons of 3* hours each with a mmi-  mun of twelve pupil* to join the closj  or where suoh a number cannot* be  got together.a three day course of six  lessons oan be arranged for a fee of  $1. The former course is muoh' preferable and all who desire to enter  should communicate at once with Mrs.  Newby.  .    0 j '  Westbank News  Westbank is proud,of its ninth recruit in die person of Mr. W. Thockor,  who on Monday enlisted in the t02nd  oversees, at Kelowna.  Resignation of Premier McBride  Hon. W. J. Bowser Steps in and Calls New  , Cabinet Together  At length the many conflicting rumours which have been  handed around for some months past have given place to a  definite announcement which has just come to hand. The  announcement statea that Sir Richard McBride has resigned the  leadership of the government' and will take up the office of  Agent-General of the Province in London in succession to the  Hon. Mr. -Turner. The reins of office in B.C. will thus fall into  the' handa of the Hon. W. J. Bowser, the Attorney-General  having been called upon to form a new cabinet, which, it ia  a'ated, will consist of the following:���  Hon. W. J. Bowser, as Premier and Attorney-General.  A. C. Flummerfelt, of Victoria, as Minister of Finance and  Agriculture.  Hon. W. R. Ross, aa Minister of Lands.  Hon. Tho*. Taylor, aa Provincial Secretary and Minister of  Education.  Lome Campbell, M.L.A. for Rossl��nd,as Minister of Mines.  C. E. Tisdall, M.L.A., of Vancouver, as Minister of Public  Works,  Wm. Manson, M.L.A. for Prince  Rupert, es President  of  the Executive Council.  It is expected that the new cabinet will meet early in the new  year before appealing to the country in a general election.  Empire Demands That All  Citizens Must fight or Pay  Campaign to Be Launched for Subscriptions to the  Canadian Patriotic Fund  Mrs. C. Marion    was a visitor  Kelowna lost Friday.  to  Mr. H. Jones returned to Wettbank  on Tuesday'* boat from a orief trip  to Penticton.  ���      ' ��� .  Mr. t!. Elliott of Glenro*a waited  Kelowna last Tuesday on business.  ' S a  School Inspector Anstey of Wnon  spent lost Wednesday morning at the  Westbank townsite sohool.  Mrs. Gore, Mrs.  Mrs., Linditrum  Kelowna.  J. Campbell     and  spent yesterday  in  We regret to report that Mr. Dennis  wo* token seriously ill on Saturday,  his immediate removal to the Kelowna hospital being ntceamry. Although  his condition is serious it is expected  that he will be able to return home in  a few days.  a ��  The first formal meeting of the West-  bank Bad Cross Society was held on  Tuesday afternoon at the home of  Mn. W. Thaoker. Tho election of officers was the first item of1 business disposed of by the ladies, with the following results: President, Mrs. W.  Thaoker; Seoy.-Treas., Misb M. Clarke.  After this plans were discussed regarding the work to be done, and all the  ladies who had sewing machines or  could knit (the last named being equal  ly ae soaroe) soon reoeivod large al-  lotments of work. After a. profitable  evening hod been thuB spent, Mr*.  Thaoker- served afternoon tea and the  ladies deported well pleased with their  new undertaking!   ^O  '  The last of the present series of  leotures on Bible Prophecy by Evangelist E. R. Potter v ill be given in th*  Board oi Trade room n��x* Sunday  ���vtaing at a o'clock.  Of those who attended the meeting  in the Board of Trade room Tuesday  evening in connection with the Canadian Patriotic Fund, even the most  thoughtless and indifferent to the great  war crisis which faces the whole empire, could not fail- to be moved by  the impressive addresses given by Mr.  Nation, provincial secretary of the  Fund, and of the Bishop of the diocese  who has accompanied Mr. Nation on a  portion of the tour whioh he is making through the interior in the interests of the Fund. Tbe keynote of tliej  whole meeting and the purpose of the  visit to all the chief centres of population in the provinoe is to make it  clear to all who stay at home in safety, whether from physical inability to  take up arms, or the pressing needs of  private business that this war is their  war, even though they may be thousands of miles awav> and concerns them  just ss muoh as it conoerns those who  hove gone forth to stand the hard-!  ships of. real fighting, or who livo  amidit the actual scenes of bloodshed  and destruction; that'the danger which  threatens the empire, threatens them  too, and calls for the putting forth of  every resource in money and energy if  it is to he averted.  Mr. Nelson is a good speaker, but  he indulged in no high-flown platitudes as he carefully and convincingly  presented his case. If this war was to  be won every one must do his part,  and those who could not fight must  pay���must givo generously ol their  substance to help support the dependents oi those who could fight.  Mayor .Tone* took the chair, 0nd the  room waa filled to overflowing with  on attentive audience.  Referring to his' own Work in connection with the Fund in B. 0��� Mr.  Nation sold he hod been asked to take  in hand the organization of a campaign throughout tho province for  the raising of the necessary funds. After taking some time in the office* at  Victoria in preparation for the tour  he had commenced operations at Sil-  vorton, in the Sl()cnn whoro there was  a population of some 650. The men  were mostly miners, but warm hearted  enthusiastic and publio spirited. Th,'--  had held a meeting and decided to organize a branoh of the Fund, appointing a canvassing committee to go  through the town and ramps. The result was a guarantee ot over $1,100  per month-nearly $14,000 a year. At  Silverton there was not'a sinjle do-  pendent upon the Patriotic Fund, but  this did not deter them from subscribing. They did not say thdy were not  going tb pay money out of town and  receive nothing in return. Kaslo had  undertaken to contribute $6,000. "and  this would possibly be increased to  six or seven thousand.  At Nelson he had asked for $10,000,  This had staggered some of the peuple  who e��id H was sot poMibk *���  they hod so many calls upon them W  other purposes. However al < :r he had  presented his case a campaign was organized and in two days a sum ot  $17,000 had been secured. It would  thus be seen how ready and willing  people were to contribute when they  understood the necessities of the case.  Trail had raised $30,000 and Eobs-  lond $18,000 in the year. Phoenix with  o population of . 1200 had promised  $1,250 per month, and had afterwards  raised the subscription list to a sum  representing a per oapita grant of $15  per year for every man, woman and  child in the place. Cranbrook had  been asked for $6,000 and had thought  it more than they could raise, but in  a one day campaign promises of $10,-  000 had been secured. This was excellent and a splendid example for  other towns to follow.  Turning to the history ol the Fund  and the woy in which it had been developed to meet the ever-increasing  needs, Mr. Notion said that when war  was first declared local organizations  had been "formed throughout Canjda  for the purpose of raising fund* to assist the families of reservists of the  army and navy who hod been called  out almost without warning to fight  for their country. Owing to the s'ld  denness of tho call in most oases no  opportunity had ben given to make  provision for the wives and children  left behind, and something had to be  done to take cure of those in need.  This plan however did not work out  very satisfactorily. In some places  then were a large number ol dyrtid-  ents and little niouns to provide for  them. In other to�� u< there had boon  few dependents und abundance of money forthcoming. This hod meant lut<  faring and went n tome places - *i a  surplus of funds in o hars.  In view of these conditions the Governor-General had cnlled together a  conference at Ottawa whioh had lasted  for several days, during which a constitution and bylaws for a Dominion-  wide Fund had born evolvid. This  had been incorporated by special act  of parliament. Its objects were to  gather subscriptions from all parts of  the Dominion into one (und und to  distribute tho money to the doprndents  and families of soldiers in an oven and  equitable manor. Powers wore given  to establish collecting branohes at  every possible point throughout the  country.  The executive was selected from the  most reprosenta'i "o 'm n in the Do-,  minion of Crtnada. 'lbs Duke of Ccn-|  naught assumed the active and, honorary duties of president. The treasurer  was the Hon. Mr. White, Federal Min-I  ister of Finance. All moneys had to  pass through his hands. Every - cent  collected from all sources had tint to  be placed to the credit of the general  Fund and from there paid out, thus  giving (brclute central control,    Tb*  hon.-secretary was Sir. Herbert Airne*,  who for fifteen months bad givtn ihe  whole of his time to the work, and to  whom was due the chief credit for the  great success whioh had attended it.  On the board were such men as Sir.  B. L. Borden, Sir Wilfrid Laurier, Sir  Sam Hughes, lhe Lieutenant-Governor  and Prime Ministers of each of the  provinces. Sir Thomas Shaughnessy  and others.  After a time it, hod been found necessary to establish central branohes in  the various capital cities, in order to  avoid delay in administration of the  Fund. There was such a one in Victoria, and all moneys collected in the  provinoe were first forwarded then to  the provincial treasurer, and by him  placed to the credit of the Hon. Mr.  White. In disbursing the Fund the  various local branches forwarded requisitions to the provincial secretary.  He obtained the cheques from headquarters, and all vouchers were returned and checked. Thus tt complete  check was kept on the cose of every dependent and all the operations of the  Fund.  As an evidence of what had already  been accomplished, Mr. Nation stated  that between August l'Jth, 1014 and  September 30th, 1015 there had been  collected in round figures $5,230,000  or with bank interest of $55,000 added  #,285,000. There had been paid out  to dependents $3,172,776 and for management expenses, $14,428 leaving a  surplus in bank of about $2,100,000. It  was necessary to maintain this surplus at all times, so that if the war  were to suddenly end there would be  enough money on hand to continue  the relief until the soldiers could return and readjust themselves into civilian life. The magnitude oi the work  carried on and rate of increase in the  needs imposed by rapid enlistment  would be realized, said the speaker,  when it was stated that the disbursements had grown from $10,000 a  month to $500,000, and were still  growing,  And all this great business was carried on with a wonderful economy of  management. The total charge for  administration amounted to only five-  eights of one per cent- above the bank  interest earned. This was without  parallel in any other business. When  people Said the Fi n 1 was extravagantly managed thiy s.m.jly did not know  what they were talking about. It was  conducted economically in the extreme.  In British Columbia there hod been  collected last year $373,467, more thun  three-quarters of which came from  Vancouver and Victoria. This year  it was estimated that at least $750,-  would be needed and it was possible  that with the rapid enlistment whicu  was taking plaoe, that th* expenditure  might reach $70,000 per month. This  was probably a little more than could  be raised in the provinoe, and ihey  would have to draw to some extent  upon eastern points. This would Co  doubt be done, as B. ('., had sent a  much bigger proportion of soldiers  than eastern points.  Mr. Nation dealt very fully with the  method of administration and tho  great care exercised, so as to adjust  tho rate of payment fairly an<! equitably to the needs of every individual  Oase. The rate of allowance varied  from $10 per month, in the cftse of a  married women without children to a  maximum of $40 where there was a  family. The average |��r family for  B. C. was $19.50. Tho scale of payment was fixed so as to permit the  dependents of soldiers, with tho addition of the regular separation allowance to live in comfort and maintBin  their families without undue hardship.  Every case wae very carefully investigated before any allowance was mode.  Tho Fund was not administered as a  charity but as a right, and if after  enquiry tho case proved genuine, they  were plsoed on the payroll, and the  cheque forwarded at regular intervals,  Then wen people who suid that too  much wus paid, but they were not  just. Surely the wives and children ol  soldiers who went out to fight our  battles while we stayed at home in  comfort should live at least as comfort  ably as those of the man who ����y  worked on the street. He was told  by those who had returned from th*  front, that what most interested those  away in tho trenches was how their  families at home wen getting along  and how they wore being cared for by  those for whom thoy were fighting.  As to criticisms of the Fund, continued Mr. Nation, he found they cam*  chiefly from three classes of people  the ignorant, the cureless and the ma-  (Ooatiaatd on Pag* r'br)  Express Shipments of  Fruit Stow Big Increase  From    returns   which we have been  able   to   gather concerning tl,< shipments of fruit by express irom Kelow  na during the part season, it b   apparent that then has been an inoreose  over the previous year oi mon   than  25 per cent.    Th* exact figures showp  in comparison with 1014 are a*   follows:  1910 ...... 26,842        606,525 lbs.  1914 21,469       466,914 lbs.  Inoreose 5,390        120,311 lbs.  These figures cover a period from  May 15th to October 16th. Sine*  that time about 300 packages . have  been shipped weighing 13,500 and these  must bo added to the total.  Exact figures concerning the carload  shipment of fruit and vegetables are  not available but from a rough computation of the business done by the  various shipping concerns, the total  oars sent out from Kelowna this year  will be in the neighborhood of from  twelve to fourteen hundred cars.  Recital by D. E. Hail  On Monday evening last D. E. Hatt  of Summerland' gave a recital in the  Baptist church, consisting of selections from his own original poems.  Mr. Hatt is already a familiar figure  to Kelowna audiences from, his frequent recitals of Drummond's works,  visits which have always been boiled  with delight by all who have heard  him. The object of the present visit  was to make better known the rhymes contained in a little booklet just  published "Random Rhymes," which  contain many excellent productions,  some oi local interest. The book is  being sold for 25 cents, of which 15  cents goes to tho cost of printing and  10 cents to swell the funds of the Red  Cross. The demand for it has been  great and the last 30 copies are on  sale at Messrs. Knowles and WHlits'  stores.  Then was a good attendance at the  recital, and they thoroughly enjoyed  the evening. Mr. Hatt is * clever entertainer and his poems of nature and  folk lore were highly appreciated.  The proceeds, it might be mentioned,  from the recital and sale of the booklets have so far realized the sum of  $22, which will go to the local Red  Cross.  Comedy Prodoctloi  Early in January a musical comedy,  "In Sunny France" is to be given in  the Opera House under the direction of  tbe author-composer, Mr. Wilson MaoDonald. A caste of over 60 local  amateurs has been gathered together  and are diligently reheArsing in preparation for the event, the object of  which is to provide funds for the local  Red Cross.  Mr. MaoDonald is a Canadian poet,  compose, and artist, known throughout the length and breadth of the  Dominion and ���. whose reputation is  moreover not confined to Canada  alone, and he is taking this means  of .doing his part to help the empire  in its trouble. He ha* produced the  piece in several different cities of B. ('.  during the past few months, nnd always with great sucoess.  "In Sunny Frenoe" is on exceedingly clever and amusing work which ho*  received the most favorable notices  wherever it h���s been produced. Quite  a largo share nf the work is done by  children, and these ,,ie being carefully  selected and trained. The idea is being taken up with enthusiasm and  most of the local talent has been enlisted. A more detailed announcement  will be made later.  The Rutland Drain-vce Committee ore  calling a meeting for Monday, December 30th in the school house. All interested in tne drainage of the slough*  ore urged lo attend.  ��� O   BIRTHS   .  HOHSTON.-On Sunday, December 19,  to Mr. and Mn. .las. Houston,* of  Rutland, a daughter.  JOSELTN-Qn Thunday, Dsosmbsr  16th, to Mr. and Mn. N. Jcaelyn J  Oktnag*n Centre, * daughter. -'V  'I.'.     '?���'  TAGE TWO  KELOWNA   REC01D  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 16, 1916 '  kelojiunh record |    Good Milking Habits  Pnblinhod avery Thursday at Kelown*,  BritUfc ColtunbU  JOHN LEATHLET  EoHtor and Proprietor  SUBSCRIPTION RATES  11.50   per   year;    75o..   six    months.   Inited  States SO oonts lulditiona!.  All aubacrlntioDs t>avabl��\in advance  Subscribers at the regular rate can have  extra papers mailed to friends at a distance  at HALF RATE, i.e.. 75 cents per year.  This special privilege ie urnnted Ior the  purpose of advertising the rutv nnd district.  ADVERTISING RATES  LODGE NOTICES. PROFESSIONAL CARDS.  ETC.. i.5 cents per column inch per week.  LAND AND TIMBER NOTICES-30 dav��. 15:  60 days ��7.  WATER NOTICES--J9 (or live insertions.  LEGAL   ADVERTISING-Flrst    insertion.    12  cent* per line; each subsequent insertion. B  cents per line.  CLASSIFIED   ADVERTISEMENTS -2 rente  per word    first insertion,  1 cent per word,  eauh subsequent insertion.  DISPLAY   ADVERTISEMENTS - Two  inches  and under. SO cents per inch first insertion  over two inches 40 cents per inch fire*  In-  eertion:   20 cents per inch each subsequent  insertion.  Hospital Finances  in Better Shape  At tho \n$l meeting 0f the Kelowna  Hospital Board held Tuesday, there  was a more optimistic feeling regarding the finances of the institution than  has been tho case for a long t imo.  during the past two or three months  there have been returns from the efforts which have been put forth during  the year, and it was pleasing to re  cefv��? the assurance that the financial  situation was gradually getting into  a more satisfactory condition. The  Ladies' .Hospital Aid and tho Country  Girls' Club have both worked strenuously for the hospital, and in addition  tho "Jumble Sale" added handsomely  io the funds. The result is that tho  outstanding debts, which amounted at  the beginning of the year to 81800  have now been reduced to about ��300.  The slogan is now "Open the new yrar  with a clean sheet," and if everyonn  will help just a little this can bo  done. Last month it might be mentioned, there were sufficient patients in  the hospital to pay all expenses, so  that all the donations went to clean  off back debts.  ���Just now with the coming of coldor  weather the hospital is in need oi  wood and it has been suggested that  u great deal of money might be saved  if people who can spare a load or two  would bring it in. There are alio  some people who i.iv owing money to  the hospital and arc possibly short  of cash, but who have wood which  i ould be applied on account. Assistance in all these ways would help to  realize tho aim to "Open the New Year  with a clean sheet."  During the course of the meeting the  Board decided to place upon record in  the minute book their sincere thanks  to all who in any w^y assisted with  the Jumble Sale. There were so many  who gave both time and money and  goods in contributing to its success  that it was found impossible to write  letters to all of them.  To bePaid Off and Discharged  at  Heturning wounded soldiers for western points will not bo allowed in future to proceed at once t0 their homes  upon arrival in Winnipeg. 'Ihey will  havo to sojourn in military barracks,  net apart for them, #where they will  waif until a medical board haB decided whether or not they are physically  fit fQr rolease. 1 he new order will  go into effect this wedi by which time  the barracks will have been prepared  for them*. Western men will '��*, finally  paid off in Winni|>og nud arrangements  will U> made cither for their discharge  or to have, them import from time to  time for medical examination.  Any person who intends visiting the  old country will have to secure a passport before being allowed on board  any liner leaving Canadian or United  States ports. Tho cost of tho pan-  port is 82.00 with $1.00-extra for incidental expeniftfli It takes four days  to secure a passport.  An electric gun by which huge shells  can be hurled through the air from  'cannon without the use of gunpowder  o��* gun cotton as the forco of propulsion, is being perfected by the Electric  t;un Co., of Philadelphia. I'a. That  the new invention is to revolutionize  warfare and soon will be in ac^ual uso  on the battle linn in Europe, is the  claim of V. H. C.Vtle, secretary of the  new company. it is Duislesn, odor-  Jesa, and from a military viewpoint, Two 0f the three Anchor Line grain  the last word in ordnance, because elevators owned by the Pennsylvania  there is no smoke and consequently it Railway Company at Kris, Pa., were  is lmldflu from the enemy. A 300-lb., destroyed by fire last Friday with  shell can be fired for a distance of ten their contents, about 500,000 bushels  miles and fwnctrate 4*2 inches of ar* of wheat. The Iobh is estimated at  mor plate. Owing to the construction $760,000. A third elovator, holding  of the gun, it h��s ()n efficiency of more 835,000 bushels of wheat, was saved  than 300 pef ��nt, over the ordinary by firemen. The wheat came from  riinnoh in the matter of loading and Canada, and awaited shipment to  di��charginff-   lhe biggest of the guns Croat Britain and her allies.    An   in  '        <~lii        *) - *'*���       '*-  -      >.,,wl{4,'     nf Ml**'   ,.,_! '. ,���_ 1 J.,���       ..I       i t.j,      n���'.r.'.*        ,.t      4 I. a tl-.  Milk loft in tho udder at ono milking period remains there until th  next. Complete milking will result is  getting from a half pint to a pint  more milk at each milking during th?  lactation period. Tho more a cow is  made to produce tho more Capable Bhe  is of keeping up tho performance.  Strength, physically, is gained bj  exercise and using strength. An athlete who uses his strength properly  becomes more proficient and capable o:  performing greater feats. It is much  the same with the milk producing qnal  ities of a dairy cow. When she is  milked completely each time, her capacity to produce the maximum quantity is maintained, and she will "gel  tho habit" of transforming her food  into milk and butter fat, instead  so much into body fat and growth.  Careless systems of milking will bo  just as detrimental a cow's possible  performance as careless systems or exercise will be to an athlete who u  training for physical strength and ea  durance. Anyone knows when he  wants to dry off a cow, oven in the  flush, that he simply has to leave  Part of the milk in the udder at emtf  milking, skip once in a while, and in  a short time the desired result is accomplished. Tho production of milk  is decreased and kept down just the  same when the Cow is not milked completely.  In order to get the best results it is.  essential that the cows bo milked by  the same persons at each milking time.  A frequent change of milkers means  loss in milk every time a change is  made. In some dairies, where thi-re  are several milkers, the practice is  for OftCh milker to sit down to whatever cow happens to br�� next in order,  instead of milking the same cows each  time. This is a poor practice. Certain cows should be assigned to each  milker, and as few changes made as  possible. Then a cow becomes accustomed to the milker and the milker lo  the Cow. The result will be more milk  Secretion of milk is largely a nervous  process.  Excitement is another factor that  will make it impossible for a cow to  give alf the milk she is capable of  yielding. Everyone has experienced  sensations of fright, when the mouth  would be dry, and the saliva refuses  to flow. It is the same with tho secretion of milk when the cows are  frightened or excited. Sufficient time  ought to be takrn to milk the cows  completely, even if so much other work  Cannot be accomplished. A little extra  time required to work and manipulate  tho udder by hand, after tho usual  amount has been obtained, will pay  big dividends, nnd oft on makes a profit where otherwise there would have  been a loss. To do complete milking  conditions must lie favorable in the  barn, the cows treated k:ndly and regular milking hours practiced.  NO HAIHPINS WORN IN  THE CARTRIDGE FACTORIES  Owing to the dangerous nature of  tho work carried on by large numbers  of women in the munition factories,  the government have found it necessary to lay down striet rules as t<, the  attire which may be worn. The filling  of cartridges, for instance, is done in  the danger building, und every woman  engaged on this work must wear fireproof cap and overalls, which are provided by the government and kept at  the factory. As soon as the Women  cartridge fillers arrive at the works  they must take off their ordinary  boots and put on a special pair made  without nails.  If metal comes into contact with  some of the material they use an explosion would bo caused, and the restrictions oven extend to hairpins,  whieh must on no account be worn.  Each woman, on presenting herself to  the factory, is carefully examined as  to dross, and any neglect to carry out  these rules must be remedied In-fore  she is allowed to enter.���Standard.  Assisting the Settler  Tho now government of Manitoba  has a brand new scheme to stimulate  the back-to-the-land movement. Tho  Hon. Mr. Winkler, minister of agriculture, proposes to spend $750,000 ;,o  buy milch cows for needy families.  He proposes to form (l commission to  distribute to families now on farms  and families unable to continue the  battle for existence in the cities, m\  cows to every family in need. Single  men, and those not needing aid, will  be barred. ThL�� individual allotments  of bo vines will cost about $300. It is  thought that these milch cows will  enable many struggling farmers, especially in the undeveloped northern  districts, t��� colli n ie their battle until  better times; that this government  assistance will encourage them, form  a basis on which tu climb into more  contented circumstances, and prevent  hundreds from abandoning their  homesteads and going into the cities.  That looks like a common sense proposition. A coy is u pretty valuable  asset under any circumstances, and  with the revenue that it will afford  from milk and the increase in stock  the average homesteader should be  able to lay tho foundation of a substantial herd with a half dozen cows���  a foundation that will bring independence in a few years. Thirty-six head  of stock from sis cows are possibilities in a trifle over three years, and  then a man with such a herd has some  thing not to be despised in these days  of high prices.  Some of these days some government in Canada is really going to discover that, with the expenditure of a  little money in the right wuy, it has  evolved a plan whereby people will  actually be encouraged to settle on  the land.���Calgary News Telegram.  It will be impossible for a',person to  get to England on a Canadian steamship for some time as the liners are  booked to capacity. Steamship agents  in the east say that there was never  such a congestion of passenger traffic.  The newspapers describe a uniquo experiment in the state socialism which  will be tried at un unnamed city in  north England where 20,000 men will  soon be employed in munition w0rk.  To provide for tho men and prevent  extortionate prices the, government has  acquired all stores and shops in , the  district and will either allow the proprietors to soil goods under licence or  will run them under direct control o  the government. Alt' the saloons, 30  in number, have been bought by tho  government. Some of them will continue the sale of intoxicants under  close restrictions, while others will be  turned into lodging houses.  Suggestions for Ponllrymen  The Iwsi general purpose medicine ior  tho poultry farmer is good, well-prepared grit with a whole lot of exeroise  every day in the year. |  One thing that oausea a shortage it  the egg yield in cold weather is the  fowls do not have onotigh water; it  will often freeze over, and the- If-est  alrim of ice over the water will pre  vent them from drinking. Then the]  vessolB ,iiv emptied at night and often  arc not filled in time for the.hens to  drink ' when they come' off the roosts  in tho morning.  Heredity plays a" important part  in tho production of eggs. If a hen  has not been bred for egg production  she will not be one of tho bost lay.  era. Habit of producing eggs may  bo acquired und transmitted. No  amount of coddling nnd feeding 'will  make n BatiatgOtory layer out of a  hon if she in not bred for egg pro-  duction.  The farm hon will make as much  profit kopt under- like conditions, or  under conditions that nrc right, as any  of the fntiu stook. It don't pay to  allow yourself to be carried away with  the hen business and go to extremes,  but it does pay to keep whatever poultry you have in a way so as to ulako  them profitable. If you have not already a good comfortable hoUBO for  the hen��, go to work nnd build ono,  or remodel the old one. Find out jusfl  how it should be constructed to be  dry nnd havo good ventilation. Locate  on porous and well drained Boll, Or  you can build colony houses and move  thoni from place to place. C'hooBO th*  breed you particularly like and tho ono  that conforms nearest to tho market  you wrish to rater to a�� to eggs,  and meat, 0r both. 0*. sure that you  get pure bred stock, und that .'fsicrs  possesses rjood vitality, and is able to  stand the atrnin of heavy , ogg production.  TO INTRODUCE SYSTEM IX B. C.  While tho aotivitH)B of the live stook  branch of the Dominion Department of  Agriculture with regard t0 tho organization of Co-operativo Egg and Poultry Marketing Associations have boon  largely confined to date to ihe eastern  provinces 0f the Dominion, tho need  and opportunity for work of this  kind in the western provinces have Hot  been overlooked.  From the fact that co-oporntivo tr.ar-  keting of poultry products was something entirely new, it was thought advisable to thoroughly test out the  practicability of the system beforo extending 'it to a wider area. Satisfactory results having been obtained in  the cast arrangements are now being  made to extend the work to tho western provinoes.   O   Arrivals of Canadian invalids from  the hospitals of England and France  are expected to number 150 a week  for the next three months. This means  that within that period practioally  two thousand invalids will have to be  provided for by the Dominion hospitals- commission.  '���A*S  IT'S not a cata-  logue but a  book of information���brim full  ofvaluablemoney  saving facts for  the farmer.  It tells how to  construct fire-proof,  weathef-proof,  wear-proof buildings  and other farm im-  provementsofindes-  tractable concrete���  the most economical  of all building  materials.  It is the ssms book thst  has saved time, labor aad  money for more than  75,000 progressive Canadian farmers. Let it ssv*  money lor you.  Canada Cement  Company Limited,  Herald Building,  MONTREAL  O        WBATTHB        H  FARMER.  CAN DO WITH  CONCRETE  m%  rhisVdluable'  BoSkF  ClipdeCMpn  belaw. Fill in  your aaae *dJ  address aad  mail TO-DAY.  I CUT OUT AND MAIL  CAJUDA CEMEsTCOaVANT UinU, HusH laaVlisf, atonal  428  Georremeni-Plssse lend roes trca sorry of o  "Whir rhe Parmer esn do wirh Concrete . v  oan b* Hred "Hth rfc* rapidity of  rirexcnt day ma<*hj�� t^ra.  our vostigation ol the origin ol the  will be requested.  Jire  Your Portrait  ���a*a**j����*j��*****j*j****i,  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 es-ti-  mated in kindly thoughtfulness.  Make an .appointment to-day at  Gray's Studio  Rowcliffe Block  Open every day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.  US S'S iSmB'.SmS��S"B'.B"S'SmBi S  S' ���' * B"B"Bi BM*T B <B  S  S  Bus  S  Si S  S  S  S  S  BiBS'iBm  We have what you want in both Common and Finished  LUMBER  Doors Windows Shingles,  I'ricea right.    Delivery prompt.    Satisfaction guaranteed.  Kelowna Saw-Mill Company. Limited  D, LLOYD-JONES - - - Managing-Director  Music will Brighten the  Home at Christmas Time  with '  Columbia  Grafonola  We have all sizes in stock  at price* to suit everybody:  They include some beautiful new designs.  Large Stock of  Records  to choose from  The Best of  Christmas Gifts  Kelowna Furniture Company  Builders' 6c Masons' Supplier  Hard and Soft Coal  Phone  66  W. HAUG  P.O. Bo,  166  "LYNX  Get "More Money** lor your Lynx  HDSiUI, t-OIU. WOWM, UiVU, IIIHU, TFflaTB  WUllL M a*la* las leant* soUhmiL I* raw statta*  ^Ve2x*XXZ0J^t:^'3&r��ZSGl  a reliable-re*.ponilblrniafi FarflouM vylth an unM��ntah��Irt��-  atatlon exlitltiff for mora than a third of a canturjr/' a Ion k_mc*  Ah  thaonlyiirsWa.soiitiraiartrarkatfawt   Writ* tar tl-HOW-ll'a FRBB  A. B. SHUBERT.bc RJVT"-  I  J THUBSDAY, DECEMBEE 16, JM6  aaaaaSBjaBsaasaaaaasSBssaaasatassasBBsaaariasaisaaas  !>StT.  KEWJWKA  RECORD  . .     .        .,3���  - PASS TUpH "  ���STBMSI  ���si  Make Somebody  Happy With a  KODAK  TKe'outdoor jollity, all the  good thing* that weigh  down the Christmas table,  the jovial faces.the surprise  of the youngster*, may be  enjoyed over and ever  again if there ia a Kodak in  the family on Xmaa Day  Kodaks ��� $7 to $45  Brownies-   $1 to $12  P. B. WilUts & Co.  REXAI.L DRUGGISTS  Phone 19  Kelowna. B.C.  Dr. MATHISON  Dentist  KELOWNA   ::   B.C.  J. M. CROFT  Bootmaker.  All kinds of Repairs  BERNARD AVENUE,  KELOWNA.  lie Woe til  %mA torts in  FarDij Community  The following interesting article on  the value of good roads t0 tne If armors is by A. C. Emmett, secretary of  the- Manitoba Motor tCldb and Winnipeg Automobile club:  The campaigns conducted an '.he vor-  ious iprpvinces of western Canada on  'behalf oi'the good .roads movement  aire generally beginning to hear 'fruit  and those pioneers who some years ago  realized that the permanent development of the country waa dependent on  the provision of good roads are 'being  repaid for the years ol earnest work  and tint* spent in a voluntary effort  to. teach the rural communities 'the  value of first class roads between the  farms and the neighboring- towns  where they carry the produce of their  {arms for transport over the railroad  to their market centres.  In -moat country districts one day a  week is set apart for a visit to the  town and before the days of better  roads, farmers were content to plow  through mud sale deep and strain  their horses in covering a trip that  with conditions improved aa far as the  grading and ditching of the roads is  oonoerned would be only a pleaBure  jaunt of half an hour or more depending on the distance that the farm is  situated from the town.  There are yet many parts 0f the  country where the good roads movement has not yet been bom, ��� and  farmers and townsmen are content to  travel only when the roads are dry  and allow their business to be dependent on the weather . being fine and  the roads fit to travel. This is the  case not only in the thinly settled  districts, but also in ���districts where  large cities and towns should warrant  every effort being made to provide  od trunk roads over which the  farmer can bring in his produce and  the residents can go out on their trips  into the country.  The marketing of the crop ever poor  roads means a loss' to the farmers that  if put into cold figures and capitalized-  every year, would, in the pours* of ten  years provide a sum large enough to  build a permanent roadway, clear  across the length and breadth of west- j  em Canada.    Actual figures  showing  tin* loss have not been compiled' for which that team would have'been o��p-  the western provinoes, but in the Unity gbfe of doing 0tt the farm.   ���  ed States where the good roads movement has reached a climax and mil  lions of dollars are being'spent to improve the highways, ' an effort was  made to show the cost of poor roads  It is a matter of common observation that where any community passes  from a condition dominated by bad  roads, to on* charact \- , good  ro��ds, land values in tb*t community  in concrete form.   Some of the results l^anoe.    Prior to any road improve-  of these investigations can lie   gained  from the following extrBets:  One county i�� the south spent 1100,-  000 in five years in building ^remanent roads, and within two years alter  the improvements were , commenced  the annual tonnage over the road had  increased 45 por cent., and the yearly  profit due. to the improved roads was  $41,000 or more than 41 per cent., ol  the entire cost of the, road improve  ments.  Upon one road alone, a distance of -sale prior to   the good roads     move-  12 miles, the expenditure tor road -improvement was $28,000 and the saving1  in the coat of hauling was estimated  to he fully-$14,000 per year, or 60 per:  cent., of the entire cost.  It 'is also a well established fact that  market prices vBry at different seasons  of 'the year and with the unreliable  roads that we have in practically most  oi tho district the farmer cannot take  advantage of the market if the roads  h*ve suffered from, a rainstorm on the  .previous day. This means dollars aod  cents to the . progressive farmer and  is quite sufficient in a rainy season to  make the operations 0n the farm unprofitable whereas if a good road existed the state of -the weather would  mot have such an injurious effect or  the transportation department.  Those responsible for the running ol  a railway fully realize that they must  keep their steel roads in auoh shape  that traffic movement is possible at  any time and if the farmer would  realize that the railways are dependent on the produce of'the farm to give  them the necessary loads to make the  railway a paying concern they would  begin to realize that something might  be d0ne to bring about a saving in'  freight rates if they would co-operate  in an effort to bring their freight to  the rail' at all times and not only  when the present mud road was in  good enough condition 'to carry half  a load in place of the full load    that.  ments in one provino* in particular  the average price of land was from  S6 to $16 per aore. After road improvements bad been completed the  value 0f the land had increased to an  average of $14 to 125 per aore. .n  instance in point of tire effect of rjoi'i.i  roads may be cited in the case of a  farmer who fought the good roads  movement which some of his more  progressive neighbors were anxious to  put through.   His farm was offend for  ment for $1,800, but so much did the  good road* improve the look of his  farm and so easy   ol *oos** to    the  town did it make it that he has sine*  refused an offer of $8,000 for tho farm  that he would have taken $1,600 for,  Another feature of the good roads  movement that should receive the  greatest attention from the municipal  'authorities is the after maintenance of  a road alter it has once been built.  In many instances it seem* to be the  ease that the councillors consider their  responsibility ends as far as the good  'road is concerned, with the actual  construction, whereas the most important part of the whole business  should be the after maintenance.  Thousands of dollars have been spent  on roads in tho three western provinces owing to the fact that this after maintenance waa not provided for  and until the municipalities are prepared to incorporate this part of the  work in their program for good roads  then they will do better to leave the  roads alone until they are prepared to  do so.  The state ol Pennsylvania has realized the urgency of this and ha* made  arrangements to put all the good  roads under a patrol system. The  plan is to embrace forty-six counties,  which will be in the care of 196 men,  who will assume the responsibility of  keeping the highways in repair. Their  wages will run from 15 t0 90 cents an  should be carried. Every extra team' bom, according to the rate of wages  that the farmer is compelled to take  off work on the farm for the purpose  of hauling his produce to town over a  poor road, means n heavy loss if totalled up at the eird of the year as  "there is not only the expense of the  team going to town but the lost labor  paid in the districti in which they  ���work. Accord'n: to the old system it  costa $500,000 annually to do what  the road officials expect to do for  $120,000 or $65 per mile under the new  patrol system.  Each man will have a certain   num  ber of miles hi a given district to  take care of. If the work ia satisfac-  ceive the oredit and if the work is not  torily done thin the one man will re-  well done then there will be but the  one man to get after for any poor  work. The necessary tools and equipment will be furnished each man of the  road patrol by the counties, employ'  ing them and they will be expected to  make daily renoi" * ��� ''-e county superintendent who will moke out their  time sheets and pay rolls for the number of hours they have worked.  Tinder this system, the minute a  ���mall hole appears in the road surface  it will be fixed by the patrol instead  ol being' left in the old way until the  road got into such condition as to  make it "necessary to practically rebuild it ovor the stretch.  The Manitoba Good Roads Association has for the last live or six ye*rs  been doing splendid work lor the good  roads cause by promoting an annual  split log drag competition, giving  prizes lor the best kept section and  in every other way possible boosting  the promotion ol good dirt roads. This  year's competition is the biggest that  has been conducted under the auspices  ol the association and comprises over  ninety miles ol roBd in the eastern section of the province, In addition to  this subsidiary branches of the association have been formed at Emerson  and Dauphin and a split log drag  competition inaugurated in eaoh distriot with the Manitoba Good Roads  Association's officers acting as the  judges.  It is the intention ta spread this  good roads movement all over Manitoba as quickly as possible by the  formation of the good roads district  and the provincial government will be  asked to support the movement by the  appointment of some representative  who will travel through the province  for the purpose of organizing the different municipalities into good roads  districts and instructing them as to  the use of the split log drag.  BROKE WORLD'S BUTTER RECORD  Lady Pontine Johanna, a cow vailed at $20,000, has just broken the  world's record for butter proo.net ion by  yielding 658 pounds ol milk in one  week from which was made 41 81-100  pounds of butter. This eclipse* the'  former butter record by 5} pounds  Lady Pontiao Johanna is owned by  Oliver Cabana jr., of Buffalo.  SYNOPSIS Of COAX MDTOO  BB0ULAT10N8  Coal mining right* ��jf thsPawM���  in Manitoba, 8asr*tnh*w**i aad.il***-  ta, th* Yukon Territory, th* Northwest Tarritori**, and ia a pofMota at  th* Provino. of British Culiiaash.amy  b* leaatd ior ��� tans al iw*etv-oa*  year* at an annual natal oi II aa  acres. Not mor* thaa WOO ***s*  'will ha inwd to oa* appUoaat.  Applications ior th* laan mast fas  mad* by th* applicant fa* para to  th* Agent of 8ub-Af*at otth* district  ia whioh tb* right* ��ppU*d ior an  In surveyed territory th*  land  ho dastribad hy sintiw. m lags.  divisions 61 notion*, aad ia  ���d   tsrritory  th*   trait  shall b*. staked oot by th*  ���wHsd far  Bach spnliestion most b* aoeoaa-  by a in oi 15 *U*h will b*  if th* tujht* rsppltod lor  an not available, hot art otherwise.  A royalty shall b* paid oa th* m*r-  ahaatahl* output oi th* aria* at th*  rat* oi fit* east* par ton.  Th* parson operating th* mm* shall  furnish th* agont with swora return*  Moountavg lor the full quantity of  merchant abb ooal mined and pay the  royalty thereon. If tb* Ooal mining  right* an not being operated, auoh  return*   shall   be furnished   at   least  ono* a year.  The laan will include -th* ooal -mining right* only, but th* I***** may  bs permitted to purobaa* whatever  available surface rights any be considered nsoessary tor th* working oi  th* mine at the rate oi HO aa acre.  For rail information apphsatioa  should be made to th* nuatsaj ol  the Department of th* Interior, Ottawa, or to th* Agent or Sab-Agent  of Dominion land*.  W. W. COST.  Deputy Minuter of tb* Interior.  N. B.-Unauthorised publication oi  thi* advertisement will not b* said tor.  J. A. BIGGER  BUILDER AND CONTRACTOR  Estimates Furnished for all classes  of work  Sale  Prices  on every  Article  in the  Store  Rae s Cash Bargain Store  Special  Cub  on all  Ready-  to  Wear  Having removed 'from our old stand to snore convenient quarters in the Hewetson & Mantle Block, we want everyone  in Kelowna and district to visit us in our new store and to make it their object to do so  We will Give Away on Christmas Eve Absolutely  A Beautiful $15.00 Eiderdown  *��,li*jajaaWi*a*jBMpa*j^M*jrajjjwa>^^^��*j*^ i ������     ���������. aa^*mia��JMWiB��a.��sa hi���  ��� ��� a niaaa,   .usatw ,m  Every purchase of One Dollar ($1) is entitled, to a ticket giving a chance to win this handsome gift.   Don't forget  to ask for your ticket. Remember, every dollar purchase entitles you to one chance to win a Beautiful'Comforter  We can Help You Solve the GIFT PROBLEM in a Practical and Useful Way  This is not a time for luxuries but necessities.    This store has the goods at The Price You Can Afford to Pay  BIG BARGAINS PREVAIL.    We are still giving remarkable bargains in general lines of goods.   A large quantity of these snaps offered are from lines we have been forced  to replace, & the balance includes the entire stock of Household Goods. Furs, Boots fit Shoes, Gent's Furnishings, Socks, Suspenders, & suitable gifts for all members of die funily  ���-��������� ��� "���������    I �����"      ���   '��� ��� '      ������������- | ' ������^���-       ,      .    sa*jB����*|*a��a**j*jg   .  RAE'S Cash Bargain Store  Hewetson & Mantle Block-   Headquarters for Xmas Goods.   All gifts boxed in Fancy Gift Boxes ^w^  .���J-.*.:-��M't  ���BB���-��Ba     'J  1V  PAGE FOUR  KELOWNA   RECORD  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 16, 1016  Feed Your Cows on  ALFALFA  Whtn the Caf is Tlwe  weeks old, take it to the  K.L.O. RANCH  and get in exchange for it a  ton of pri me 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 Christmas Gifts  at the Greenhouse*, Richter Street  Orders taken now for Christmas and New Year's Day, will be specialty  delivered to special addresses  P.O. Box 117 Phone 88  Purchase Useful Gift  This Christmastide  We have just received a beautiful assortment of New  Waists, which come in Crepe-de-Chene, Silk, Georgette  Crepe, and other fabrics. ' These are specially smart  and new.   Prices are       -        - $4.95 & $6.75 each  Handkerchiefs  Gent'a Pure Linen Hemstitched Handkerchiefs. A  special bargain at 3 for 50c  Ladies' Fine Linen Initial  Handkerchiefs, 3 in a box  for   75c  Many  Children's  Handker-  . chiefs, in fancy boxes,  From 35c box  Embroidered Handkerchi fs '  in many new and excellent  designs From 15c each  Boudoir Caps and  Tea Aprons  We have a fine selection of  Tea Aprona and Boudoir  Caps, which make excellent  presents. From45cto$l,75  Gloves  If you are at a loss to know  what kind of Gloves to get  for your friends, buy one of  our Receipt Tickets to give  her and let her choose them.  Silk Hose Always Makes  a Nice Present  Silk Hose in Pale Blue. Pink, Pale Green & Black. $1.50 pr.  Fibre Silk Hose in Putty and Black 55c pair  Xmas Cards  Christina*  Cards  in   Fancy  Boxe* 6 boxes $1  *        (30 cards and envelopes)  Christmas Card Packets, six  in packet 10c  Sweater Coats  We have aome excellent  value* in Sweater Coat and  Cap Sets, both for Ladies  and Children, All wool,  hand-knitted goods, Make  your choice early.  ONLY  ONE MORE WEEK BEFORE XMAS  JERMAN HUNT  UMITED  Phone 36 f  Kelowna  '    '-   '  ���       TOWN AND COUNTRY NOTES  -  Mr, Hamilton Lang the district-road  superintendent was in town this week  on a visit.  Mr. dames M. (Johnston after spending u few months in the QUatlugtm.  left en Friday for India. He was ne-  companied to Victoria by his ulster  Agnes.  *       *  The Sale of Work held by tho Chancel Guild of SI, Michael's church on  Saturday lust was successful beyond  expectation when the inclemency of tho  weather is considered. The Guild wishes to thank all their friends for their  generous support and trust that their  next sale will bo equally satisfactory  to all.  We have been requested by Mr. ���!.  Gordon, principal (,f tho public school  to announce that no beginners will be  taken into the Receiving Class 0f tho  scjiool until Tuesday, February 1st.  1918, This date allows ftn equal division of the school year into terms of  five months each. So that all beginners will spend an equal period in the  Receiving class, whether beginning in  August o'' February.  *  We have been asked tci oall attention  to the practice prevailing of hitching  horses to telephone poles and such  like on the streets at night. One horse  in particular h(ls for some time nast  been tied to ;i pole on Ethel street,  immediately south of Mill Creek bridge  and was the means of what might  have turned out to be a serious bicycle accident.  *  Miss Marjory l.eckie Was the fortunate winner of the gold watch offered  by Mr. .!. It. Knowles in his 10th annual watch guessing contest. Tha popularity of Mr. Knowles' contest is evident from the faot that "460 guesses  were received. The watch which was  wound up and allowed to run down  actually kept going just 33 hours, 22  minutes and O.j seconds. Miss Leckie'h  guess was 83 hours, 22 minutes ana 2  seconds, being within U seconds of the  correct  figure.   O��� -  ANOTHER KELOWNA MAN  LOOSES  LUTE AT DARDANELLES  Mr. W. U. M. ('alder returned Tuesday from a visit to the coast.  ��  Mr.'.James Jlrydon hit this morning  on a fortnight s holiday a1 his home  in Victoria.  Still another of Kelowna's boys has  given his life in the service of his country, news having been received this  week by Mr. Richard Stewart of Glen-  more, that his brother, Private William Stewart has been killed in the  Dardanelles. Private Stewart was ���  resident of the district for some/years  and was lately in partnership with  his brother in Stewart Bros. Nursery.  IU left about (l year ago intending to  settle in Australia, hut instead he joined the Australian Imperial forces and  was sent to the Dardanelles where the  Australians have figurr'd so largely.  There he received wounds so .severo  that he subsequently died.  Mrs. l'aynter of the K.L.O. ben^h  left yesterday on her wuy to the old  country to join her husband who joined the.forces there some time ago and  expects to bo called to foreign service  at any time. Mrs. Payntcr will sail  from St. John on the Corinthian   on  December 22nd.  ��� *  ���  Tho annual Christmas entertainment  of tho Baptist Sunday school scholars  is to bo held on December 28th, under  the superintendence of Mrs. Sword-  lager, i sainted by Mrs. Scharf. The  young people havo been trained to ren-  dor a very complete program.  Uttlo Janet Jardine, tho baby  daughter of Mr. nnd Mrs. Jurdine ol  Kelowna, has b'eun suecesaful in carrying off a prize in the Canadian Home  Journal better babies contest. Sab'  stantial prizes were offered to the best  forty-four babies, the rules being th-it  every child had to be taken to a doo-  tor, very carefully examined and measures and a score card filled in. These  and the babies photos were then judged by three doctors and the forty-four  children showing the beat proportionate development, mentally and physically, won the prizes. There wore entries from every pomer nf the Dominion from Yukon to Nova Scotia.  # *  ��  The girls' brunch    of tho Ucd Cross  under the supervision of Mrs.    Small,  intend    holding     a     Uliputian   T  and     Sale     of     Work     on     Satur-  urday,   December   18th in the furaituro  Btore (recently occupied by M. .*. Ala  gard    on Bernard avenue) whici Mr  Sutherland has generously lent for the  occaBion.     Tea will be served at ths  modest price of 10 cents. Special   at  traotions    are being prepared for th*  young people attending in the torm of  a   large    Christmas    tree and Santa  Claus.   All the toys being offered  for  sale to swell tho KM Cross funds.    A  feature af the sale will be nhe rnffli*g  of a doll's    brass bed.    You are  quested to make a note of the    date,  and encourage the girls' w0rk by good  patronage.   The fair will start at 2-30  sharp.  WILL ENTERTAIN RETURNED SOL  DIERS AT SMOKER  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, Bric-a-brac auitable for  Christmas presents. Antique*  and Curios of all kinds is being  held at  J. R. NEWLANDS  First House on l��ft Stockwell Avenue  3-5p  For some time past those interested  in the Kelowna Volunteer Reserve have  talked of giving some kind of formal  reception to the boys who have returned from tho front, and it has been  decided to hold a "smoker" on lues  day next, December 31st in Raymer's  small hall. All members of the Kelowna Volunteer Reserve and the overseas force and prospective recruits will  be welcomed. The ladies interested in  tho Volunteer Reserve nBvo kindly ol  fered to supply refreshments, and Mr.  Raymer has iriven tht ubo of the hall  for the occasion.  C. Nicoll  Dray and Transfer Agent  Phone 132  Will move you quick and cheap  Christmas Cards  in most delicate designs and colourings  It would be extremely hard if not  impossible to dissociate Christmas from that indeacribable sentiment and feeling of goodwill with  which we are all ao familiar. In  many cases, however, no matter  how one feels, or may wi��h to  shake old friends by the hand, we  find that circumstances forbid our  uniting around the Yule log. Still,  we feel that more than a casual  thought should be bes'owed on  those at home ���or far away���hence  the time honored custom of greeting by card remain* with us, gaining favor as the yeara   roll  on.  You have been " thinking about"  ordering your card*. Let u* remind  you that our album* are open for  inspection. Orders have been coming in during the week.  The Kelowna Record  Tr1  Oven is a wonderful baker. That's because  the heat flues completely encircle it  M'ClaryS  Koctenay  ^ifavjtiA  satisfies the  most exacting  J\a//yv  coojt on every pofai Lgj the  McClary dealer demonstrate the fact.       ���  On Sale at the Morrison-Thompson Hardware Co., Ltd.  1.1 GLENN i  Phone 150  Pendozi St. and Lawrence Ave.  Kelowna  :   Agents for DeLaval Cream Separators ;  In the Harness Department  we have a splendid stock of  Light and Heavy Harness  Horse Blankets       Wool Rugs  Trunks and Suit Cases  Fur Robes     Mitts and Gloves  also all kinds of Leather Repairing done  In the Implement Department  we carry in stock  Feed Cutters (hand and power)  Root Pulpers  Sleighs in 2, 2* and 3 inch  Cutters and Jumpers  I Want to Say  that when we intimate that we Repair Leather Goods, we mean  EVERYTHING made of Leather���including Harnesa, Boot*  and Shoe*, Grips, Leggings, Belts, 6tc.  If it is made of Leather we can repair it  THOMLINSON, Harnessmaker  WATER STREET  KELOWNA  Next door to 25c Store] PhojM  -  347  OK LUMBER CO.,Ltd.  Art now completely equipped to supply all  your lumber needs.  We hare a large stock of local and  coast  ROUGH AND F1NISHINGLUMBER  of high-grade quality and in splendid condition.  A complete line of  DOORS AND WINDOWS  LATH AND SHINGLES  Jau  J rntm  wmmm  wmmm^mmmm  THUBSDAY, DECEMBER 16, IMS  KELOWNA  SJCC01D  PACK FIVE   i bus ass a a.  ������   PROFESSIONAL AND   *  "       BUSINESS CAJLDS      ���  ���#"!������>������������� iMsllltlltigmi*. gl��l ��!������� ��������>��������<���������-��>.  BURNE & TEMPLE  Solicitors,  Notaries Public,  Conveyancer*, etd.  KELOWNA. B.C  R. B. KERR  Barrister  and Solicitor,  Notary Public  KELOWNA, B.C  E. ���. WEDDELL  BARRISTER, SOLICITOR, and  NOTARY PUBLIC   ,  9, Willie's Block   ���' Kelowna, B.C,  PIANOFORTE  MR. HAROLP TOD  BOYD  his resumed his teaching class** and will  receive pupils Ss before in hi* studio-  Trench Block, Kelowoa.  P.O. boa J7*  P. W., GROVES  M. Can.Soe.CE.  Consulting dell- and Hydraulic  Engineer  B.C. Lend Suroeuor  Survey, and RsswHs on Irritation Work.  Applications for water Lrcenae.  KELOWNA. B.C  H.G.ROWLEY  ,  ��� "��� '      C.E..A.M.  F. REYNOLDS  Can.Soc.CE.       B.C.L.S.  A.M. In*. C.  ROWLEY & REYNOLDS  Cioil Engineers snd Land Suroei|ors  Water Supply, Irrisation. SnUivuion., Ire  . _     .     _���   .    ��� P.O. Box 261  3,CrowUyfllock Phone 131  Dr. J. W. Nelson Shepherd  EKITIST  P. 0. Box i��e 'Psjs. ������  Corner Pendozi Street and  Lawrence Avenue.  JOHN CURTS  CONTRACTOR tr BUILDER  Plan* and Specifications Prepared  and estimates given (or publicBuild-  inga.Town and Country Residences  JOHN CURTS, KELOWNA  PHONE No. 93  S. W. THAYER, D.V.S.  "VETERINARY SURGEON  . (CUedustaMcCiUUnrversxy)  Resideaae : GLENN AVENUE  Mesea*ea may be left at th* ���ffice ol Mr.  Williams, **o��e Stockwell'* Auction Room  For Sale  On K.LO. Bench. 20 acres  Bearing Orchard. Would  consider City House as part  payment.  Apply Box K, Kelowna Record  Sav*5(Kpx.  on your Boots and Shoes  Hare them repaired  Promptly,  Properly &  Cheaply  by upeto-date  machinery  Frank Knapton  Btrnard Avenue  KELOWNA-WEST BANK  STEAM FERRY  LssvssKstswsals.**.. 3.3# p.a  Lssvss WsstWak 1.30 ���*., 4 t.m.  Extra Service on  Wednesdays & Saturdays  Lsarss Ksiswaa 11 a.m.  Uar*tW**tWsk 11.30 a.ta.  [���������������������������������al.tMt.l��..tMi-t"*��i  mfitmi ��mns>i|i  Correspondence  iBi B iSiiBiS B S SCSI I  i isi S'Sis iS'iS'iananaiiBiii  Editor Kelowna Eecord,���    '  Dear Sir.���I h*ve read Mr. Potter'*  letter in your last issue with K good  deal; of interest and bewirderraetit, I  have HQ doubt at all that th* purpose  in writing the letter Is a good one,  but just exactly whet the purpose is,  doe* not appear to me. That a spurious Christianity has not accomplished what the real thing oan, aad doe*  accomplish, is self evident, but why  take up a newspaper column to state  this threadbare truth? "Every lane  man and woman admits this truth."  Then again Mr. Potter quotes the  words ol * man, a Mr. Gillies uttered  two year* ago in which he fays  "Higher criticism has given us a new  and different Bible." Thank goojaess  say I. By the way, does this Dr. (,'il-  Kes speak as "one having authority"  or merely "as one of the scribes?"  The (act that "civilization is net  Christianity" is emphasized wherever  "sane men and women" conircgut*.  Consideration of the letter suggests the  question, "What is Christianity?"  Might I ask Mr. Potter whit hit conception is?. I ask this not in iuy  captious spirit but Rosa Bartle 'like  because "I really wsnt to know you  know" (Oh shocking! That last line U  from a novel you know).  Yours truly,  JOHN SMITH  P.S.���I am relieved on consulting th.  quotation from Rev. Dr. Andrew Oil  lies of Minneapolis, Minn., to notice  that it is modern novels that appeal  to bo, objectionable.���J.S.  BIG GUNS SOON STOP BOMBS  An officer of a Highland Territorial  battalion at the front, writing on the  effect of big gun fire says:  One hears a tremendous crash, and  then a cloud of white smoke and  chalk rises in our trenches, caused by  the explosion of a German trench-  mortar bomb, or an aerial torpedo.  Five or six of these come over, and  then far behind us wo hear a comparatively low crack and a rumbling  sound resembling a railway train in  the distance.  This sound passes overhead, and  Boon we see a tremendous blaok ftnd  white oloud rising among the German  trenches. The sound of the explosion  comes a few seconds later. When  others arrive, all near the same place,  the German trench mortar stops immediately, and we realize the moral  and real effect of the high explosive  shell* of large calibre.  An order-in-counoU w>a�� passed by th*  cabinet last week setting the date for  the opening of Parliament for Wednesday, January 12th.  Records kept at Nelson, B. 0., show  that th��t distriot had a greater snowfall last month than during th* same  period within the lot eleven years,  or Binoe the' records have be*n kept.  The importance of the work of the  provincial fruit inspectors in keeping  the province free of pests is realized  when it is known that forty-one oar-  load* of fruit have been condemned  for infection in Yakima County, Washington, during the past season.  ... Tho provincial department of agriculture announces the deoisipn of the  government to hold a convention of  farmers' institutes in Viotorj* during  the coming year. Tho convention is  as a rule, held annually, but it w*s  abandoned this year owing to the very  unsettled and uncertain condition of  affair* as a result ol the war.  Th* manager oi a large whaling star  tion at Akutan, AUsluu who has jest  returned to Seattle from his  work, reports that his company took  307 whales, yitlding 16,400 ton* of  fresh meat excellent in flavor and  highly nutritious. An effort ia being  mad* to plaoe whale meat on tho market as a table food, whaler* insisting  that this flesh is equal to any eaten  by man, but not used ashore because  of lack of intelligence. In the old  whaling methods all the meat was  thrown away. In tho present methods  it ia used in the manufacture of fertiliser.  A proposal was set on loot last week  in Croston, B.C., that each and all  of. the fruit growing centres in the  Kootenay and Boundary districts  should form themselves into local organizations,, each having looal autonomy, for the handling and sale of the  fruit and produce raised in suoh districts. It was also suggested that  the central, or head office ot the ori  ganizatlon, .'should be at Calgary. It  t* probable that delegates from the  combined district* will be present at  the'next convention of the B.C. Grower* In Victoria, to obtain assistance in  putting the organization Into rui  ��Js*tjsV .  German Editor in East  Replies to Critics  What one German in Canada thinks  of the murderous methods of the German military authorities is detailed in  the following statement by R. B,  Christiansen, editor of the German  Post of Pembroke:  "To allay all rumors'and reports re-  garding certain statements I have  made in reference to the sinking of the  I.usitania and tho execution of Miss  Edith Cavell, I make this declaration  of my true and uninfluenced opinion.  I was horrified and dumbfounded, upon , reading of ths sinking of the Lusi-  tnnia, to think that Germany, through  her military element, had commenced  a mode of warfare that must .naturally be branded as a crime against humanity. I have never at any time  tried to justify or condone this *��*."  Speaking of Mis Cavell's execution,  the editorial says:  "I realise with every Britisher the  horror of the deed, and denounce the  harshness of Herman military rule  that would put lo death a woman that  had nursed German and British  wounded alike,' oven though she were  guilty of indiscretion of which she  may not havo realized at the time."  Changing the Face of the Alps  The European war, which has already laid in ruins some of the most unique Works of architecture and art, is  now changing tho face of the Alps  mountains.  The soenery of the Alps all along  the Italian frontier is being changed  every hour by the pneumatic drills  and the howitzers and dynamite of  the Austrian*.  Swiss guides who have returned-from  the Dolomites and Curaic Alps say  the mountains are being honeycombed  with nines, especially on the Tyrolese  and Camic frontiers.  All1 the .parapets on the steep road  where in former summers tourists  passed in motor oars, have been demolished by Austrian sappers in order to allow artillery full play in the  event of an Italian attack. For the  same reason beautiful pine and fir  forests have been cut down, leaving  the Alpine routes perfectly bare.  Large areas in the Alps have been  mined by the Austrian*, who by pressing a button, can hurl an avalanche of  rocks and boulders against the advancing Italians.  THE SIKH'S DEADLY DISCUS  The Sikhs fighting in the war Can  certainly claim to possess tbe moat  unique form of weapon ,of any-military unit in the campaign.  This is a hand-thrown circular missile,, composed of metal similar in  shape tp the discus with which we  have been made familiar in Roman  history. Its edge is sharpened like a  razor, and the weapon, when thrown  with a peculiar oiroular motion, has  extraordinary penetrating power. It  cuts like a knife through paper when  it strikes any object in ita path.'  At a distance of 200 yards tho dis  cus is capable of cutting its way  through a piece of hard wood two  inches thick. It is the peculiar twist  given to the weapon ��h:n it is thrown  which causes the cutting edge to bury  itself so remorselessly in anything  that it meets. It is doubtful whether  any but the Sikhs could effectively use  this unique weapon.  They made deadly use of the discus  of death at the battle of Dixmude,  when 20,000 Germans are said to  have been slaughtered in a brilliant  Indian charge.  The Copenhagen correspondent of the  Daily Mail says: "The copper roof* oi  several churches and schools' in Schles-  wig, Germany, have .been reduced to  pure copper for military purposes.  The remaining available men in Sch-  leswig havo been enrolled in tho army  in the past few days."  The record of the British hospitals  in this war is as follow*) The wounded returned practically at pnee to (he  front, 54.6 per oent; sent away for  convalescence, 24.6 per cent; under  mon or less prolonged treatment in  hospital, 17.4 per oent.; dismissed from  tho army as incapable for mvther service, 1.46 per cent.: dead, 3.48 per  oent.  ' A 20-year old Englishman named  George Marousson, who is interned at  Ruhleben, was sentenced to three  months in prison for insulting '.nipei-  or William. Marcussen, in a conversation with another prisoner, Applied iin  epithet to the Emperor whioh was  overhears by a sentry, who reported  the f*ot to tho authorities, As Marcussen had been in jail (or live months  preliminary to his trial, the sentence  of three months is thus considered to  have been served.  Orders for  Local  Scout,  <s  *M PREPARED*  Troop First!  ' KELOWNA  TROOP  Self Last!  Order by command for week ending  December 25th, 1015.  Duties:���Orderly Patrol (or week:  Curlews; next for duty, Eagles.  Parades:���The Kangaroo, Wood Pigeons, Ottsrs and Recruits will parade  at the club room on Tuesday, December 21st, at 7 p.m.  There will bo no parades on either  tho 24th or 26th of December.  KBoh scout is expected to keep this  column before him for the week at  any rate in order that he will always  know when ho has to parade, without  having to ask someone else.  Do not forget that on Tuesday, the  28th of December, at 7.46 p.m., the  t bop will lie "At Home" to parents  and friends, at the club room. There  will bo an investiture of recruits as  Tenderfoots, and the badges won since  mids'immer will be - presented. Tho  scouts, by the kindness of their parents, will provido refreshments, and  for their visitors the scouts will be  pleased to submit to examination in  connection with the work represented  by any of their badges. '  Recruits are expected to make every  possible offort to pass their Tenderfoot test before the 28th inst.  After tho 28th inst., there will bo no  further parados until January Uth,  except a Court of Honor to be held  some time in the interval, of which  duo notice will bo given.  R. KELLER, T.L.  What are You  Kicking About?  The eleotrio iron left with the current turned on has many fires to its  credit.  ��� Recruit.���"Have you Bern a fellow  around here with a wooden leg by the  name of Murphy?"  Tenderfoot.���"Whgt's the name of his  other leg?"���Christian Register.  "Would you liko some views of the  hotel- to sin 1 to your friends?"  "Sir," said the disgruntled rjitost, "I  presume it will be better for ne to  keep my viowb to myself."  '   ���You men who think you*re  UNDERPAID  Don't " cuss " your luck because your pay is 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 is at 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���aad you, only, are to blame.  YOU can earn more���YOU can work with your head  instead of your hands���YOU can give orders instead of taking them. No matter what you do, where you live, or how  old you are, the International Correspondence Schools can  come to yon and train you for a better job.  Every year more then five thousand pereone take the trouble to write  to the I.C.S. that their salaries have been increased through thia training.  Theae who report are but a handful���tens of thousands of others are  benefited.  For 24 years the I.C.S. have been training men having no education  other than ability to read and write, no mere time than the odds and ends  so commonly wasted, and no more money than the little that could be  saved out of small wages.  If you want to be a high-salaried man���to be somebody���prove your  ambition���  Mark the coupon and npil it NOW  International Correspondence Schools. Box826-E,Scraaton, Pa.  Piute explain, without further obligation to me, how I can qualify for the position,  trade, or profession, before which I have marked X  Illustrating  Civil Service Exams.  Commercial Law  Good English for  Every One  English Branches  Teacher  Salesmanship  Bookkeeper  Higher Accounting;  Railroad Accounting  Stenographer  Advertising Man  Show Card Writing  Window' Trimming  Telephone Expert  Mechanical Engineer  Mechanical Draftsman  Steam Plant Expert  Plumbing and Heating  Metal Worker  Chemist  Civil Engineer  Surveyor  Poultry Farming  Agriculture  Concrete Construction'  Electrical Engineer  Electric Railways  Electric Lighting  Gas Engineer  Navigation  Motor Boat Running  Textile Manufacturing  Automobile Running  German French  Spanish      Italian  Stationary Engineer  Architect  Building Contractor  Architectural Drafts.  Structural Engineer  Loco. Fireman & Eng.  Mine Fore'n otSup't  Metal Mining  Name   Street and No   City    Prov..  Occupation     Employer..  ..Age..  RALPH KENDALL, Agent. Box 598, Kelowna, B.C.  " Friendship like the ity clings  To olden times and olden things."  C  H  R  I  S  T  M  A  S  I  9  1  5  Greeting  Cards  IT is not too early to or-  order your Christmas  Cards especially if they  are to be sent abroad. You  will need to mail them  extra early this year owing  to the possibility of delays  in transmission.  Call and see our samples���  Kelowna  Record  i ~L       II      III    ���  M.JI^M.'  ,���'; Irfli'  PAGE SIX  KELOWNA   RECOBJ)  THURSDAY, DECEMBEB 16, 1MB  WANTED! }  FOR  SALE  YOU SALE.���Hay, baled or loose, de  livered in Kelowna, $15 per ton, o  will exchange for calves, piga or oth  or live stock. Horsca and live stoc  wintered at reasonable rates. Thos  liulrna'n, 'phone 306 or 3200.       48t  FOR SALE.���The prettiest home in  Kelowna will be sold very cnr*ap and  on easy terms. Apply Box "E" i(t-  cord. Sfitf.  FOR SALE.-15 and 0-10 ACRES 01)  land, 5    miles    from    Kelowna,    ail  fenced, Heeded t0 timothy and oloVer,  Snap for cash. Apply .1'. 4). hoja 251  Kolowna. 1-tf  FOR SAI.E.-WOOl) HEATER. ALSO,  single bod. Iloth nearly now, Apply  Box "N" lieconl ollice. 3-5p.  FOR SALE.-A T?EW HIGP GRADE  Shropshire e.vo and wether lambs.  AIho a few milk cows, y0ung sows,  hay ftnd outs. Apply A. II. ('rich-  ton at    farm   or Box 621 Kolowna  FOR SALE.-000D TEAM OF WORK  horse*, and han^s, also four-inch  tiro, wide skeined wagon, cost 8115,  and Eureka combination rack. '!hi  outfit 8150. L. G. Muyh'w, Glen-  moro, , 4-5*  EMPIRE DEMANDS THAT ALL  CITIZENS MUST FIGHT OR PAY  (Oouliuut>>J from   Puce   1.)  TO KENT  TO RENT. - ONE   OF KELOWNA'  bost    homes,  furnished,     on Bernard  avenue, for $20 per month. Also live  room   House on Wilson avenue     to  ��10 per month. Apply W. H. Fleming  2rl  OFFICES TO LET.-FIKST FLOOR,  front in Belgo Building. Large vaul  good light. Vacant .Ian. 1st. Rfjnt  reaflo��able. Host position in town  Apply company on the premises   2tf  MISCELLANEOUS  WANTED.-BY EXPERIENCED MAN  work on ranch, used to stock and  milking.   Apply Box "B" Record  WA~NTED~TO EXCH^rGl~\60"~a^o  of Und in .Saskatchewan. Property  fenced, running water, good transportation, part plowed, fair build  inga, for small fruit farm. What of  fers.    Apply Box 25-1 Kelowna,    4fitf  WANTED.���HORSES AND "CATTLE  for pasture and winter feeding, adjoining city limits. Have rye for  sale.    Guisachan Kanch, 'Phone 4701        50tf  FOR SALE OR EXCHANGE.���160  acres at South Okanagan. Have u  clear title, free from all encumbranco,  taxes paid up. Would sell cheap for  cash or exchange ior cattle. Apply  P. 0. Box 251. _l.fi.  FARM FOR LlUSE.-WELL KNOWN  LeFovre estate on the Vernon Road  near Kelowna, consisting of 160 acres  with hort63, implements, etc., as a  going concern. Apply A. E. Day,  Executor.  ltf  FOR EXCHAXGE-70 ACRES LEVEL  bench land 3.\ miles from Kelowna-  for good house in city, Apply Box  "M.D."  Record office. 36p.  FOUND.���A lady's grey muff. S0m  can be idtntified at the Record office.  WANTED. - SFCOND HAND TELE-  scope, power not less than -10. State  cash price to Boc "CO." Record of-  fice or  P.  O.  Box 613.  x  NOTICE  Any grower wishing to sell     ^.on*  or    carrots      kindly    apply    it    tho  Grah-.un Company's plant in  Kelowna,  for price and terms. Ail  D. Macfarlane  PRUNING AND GRAFTING  P. O. B<x397  Ma  Auction Sale  at Siock'vell'a Auction Rooms, on  Saturday. December 18th  at 2 p.m.  Properly of Mr. R. T. GAY  One No. 9 Oxford Chancellor .Steel  Range with reservoir nnd pipes; 1  Air Light Heater with pipes; 1 Exten-  nion Dining Table; 1 Iron Bod, Spring  and Mattress, 4-ft; I 3-ft. Iron Bed;  1 Iron Bed; 1 Dresser with glass; 2  Rocking Chairs; 1 Child's Iron Cril)  and Mattress; 5 kitchen Chairs; Frum  ed Pictures; 1 Child's High Chair; 2  Lamps and Lanterns; I Kitchen Table;  U Plant Stools; Window Minds and  Screen* 2 -Centre Tables, 1 Coal (Hi  Heater; 80 Qiiftrts Canned Fruit;  Bomb Apples; Wash Boiler 0nd TubB  Wash Board; 16-ft. Row Boat, nearly  new; I Good Bicycle; 22-Spefiial Winchester Repeating RHJo; 2 dozen Leon'  omy Jars; Hammer and Box HatchetB  2 pieces Matting, 6 x 1); 1 Whito Sow-  in,' Machine; Dishes, Pots and.Pane;  I Child's Carriage; Child's Runabout;  Coal or. wood Heater, and mftnv other  nrtioles.  (TERMS CASH)  J. C. STOOCWELU Auctionaar.  licious. The first class they could  only pity, but the careless iiiubL be  made to understuU 1 the situation. As  for the malioious ons> in nine cases  out of ten their opposition was duu  to the fact that thjy did not want to  subscribe, and sought to justify themselves by finding fault.  One of the charges made was that  some families were better oil now than  they were before the. War, This Nwas  perhaps so in dudes wheru the hus  band had been u drunkard or un idler  but ihat was no reuspn why the fam  iiy of a man who had gone out to  fight should suffer because ho had per'  hups failed to do his duly as a man  belore.  As to charges of graft, the best an  swer.-; to that was that somo of the  biggest banks, railway companies and  others were giving liugo sums to the  Fund and they would scarcely do this  unless assured that it was honustl;  managed.  Some people maintained that th  government should take the ii.attoi' up  so that all the people would share thi  cost. There were vital objections to  this however. No government could  discriminate and weigh each Individ  ual case as they did, but would liavo  to make a uniform allowance all round  and it wus safe to say that it Would  cost the countrv about twice as much.  Then the hands of the government  were full with the actual conduct ol  the war and it became tho duty of  everyone left at homo to assist. This  rt'ns a war of tho people and everyone  was equally responsible. The soldiers  who went to the front were t,h* ones  who made the real sacrifice, out tliosu  who could not go had just as much  responsibility und must nil assist in  carrying the war through to a sufid:^-  ful issue.  WHAT CAN KELOWNA DO?  "And what," asked Mr. Nation, "is  Kelowna prepared to do in the matter?" and proceeded to make some  little calculations as to the resources  of the tow,, which cretttod considerable  amusement, lie i ii ItIu.kI, ho said,  that there were about 125 automobiles  owned in the district. lie knew something of the cost of keeping an automobile, and he calculated that these  125 cuts co-<t their owners at least  $10,000 a year to keep up! It 125  men could pay out so much money  every year to keep cars, what could  S00 men, by a little sacrifice, contribute t0 tho fund? He expected at  least $10,000 a year from Kelowna.  "Now don't say this is impossible,"  he said, in answer to the laughter of  the audience, "I know better." Ai'er  looking around the t Wn hL. felt    sure  RICE BRAN  An   economical   and   most   nutritious  food for poultry and cattle.    Price only  lie per pound  The Japanese Store  Leon Ave., Kelowna  that that amount oi V.en more could  be raised by a little m\l sacrifice, and  organized effort. "Why", he said, "if  this town goes on enlisting at the ruto  it is doing, we shall soon be ''uying  you ten or fifteen thousand a year,  and if you don't raise anything we  shall go on doing so just the sauici  though 1 know you don't want it that  way."  It was the intention, he said to organize an energetic campaign, aud  he urged that -when " the collectors  dame they would be received kindly.  "They will really be cuniing on your  own business, und I hope you will  give freely and not fear to make soitio  sacrifices for I ho causo."  The speakor concluded with an i"i-  prcssivo appeal to remember those less  fortunate onen who were suffering tor  rible agonies in the grout struggle for  freedom and right, in tho countries devastated by the enemy, and above ail  to remember the soldiers fighting anJ  dying in tho trenches for us in do-  fence of the  Empire,  Following a patriotic song by Mr.  (J. S. McKcnzio, Bichop Doull ftddroj  sed the gathering, lie could, he Buid.  best serve the interests of the Patriotic Fund by endeavoring to impress  upon all tho seriousness of the conflict  in which we are engaged' Ho believed  tho people of this country did not  adequately realize tho desperate nature  of the struggle through whieh we were  pttssing. It was because of this fact  that any difficulty at all was experienced in raising money for the Patriotic Fund and all th.- other movements whieh have for their object the  speedy and successful', end ng of the  war.  Tho supreme end and aim ��f Germany for the past 111 years had been  to strike a blow at the British Empire  and to bring all our outlying empire  under tho control of Germany. This  fact could be read in all their literature for years past. Germany today  was fighting for world-wide emotre  Germany's sole object was to crush  Great Britain, und we were therefore  fighting for ' our very national life  and existence. Should Germany be  successful the fate of Canada was decided, and the Kaiser no doubt had  plans as to its disposal. We had been  told that this was merely a dream  and that we were Bate so long as wo  had the United States to the south  of us, which would stand or fall by  the Munroc Diotrlne. He adviflad his  hearer.-' not to place too much faith  in the Munroe Doctrine which we  might find a very broken red to  lean upon. In tho face of ft victorious Germany and u van pushed Great  Britain what could tho I'nited States  do? Therefore wo were culled upon  to fight for o'ir nati<nd life and existence, if we would avoid the fate o'  Belgium nnd of Serbia. Our duty wfts  to put forth every effort io destroy  tho monster.  It was only when we began to realize that every single man, woman and  child wfts at war with Germany that  wo could hope to succeed. Germany  herself had realized this and every single one in the country was doing his  or her best to help. Take tho potato  crop of Germany this year���where did  they get it?    The German government  T-O-Y-S  AN ENDLESS VARIETY TOO NUMEROUS TO MENTION  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 records  COME AND SEE  JAMES H. TRENWITH  THE ELECTRIC SHOP  Get a coupon with every 5,0c purchase and win the  Electric Stove or Aladdin Lamp  J?  gave the children the potatoes and  they raised the orop.  Every single man not rejected by the  government should be at the front or  preparing to go. 'Ihey had no right  to be at hon*.') ru'ess re'ected. But  thero were many not physically capable or not of afc*. and then there were  tho women nnd children, what ot  them? Because we were not at the  front were we going to say this war  was no concern of oiira? This war  was no more tho war of the men in  khaki than of us at home. Our duty  was to do all that our country called  us to do, and to do it with all our  might.  Here was where the t'atriotio Fund  caino in. If we could not go lo the  front and fight we could at Itust help  to care for the families of those who  (IM go. Wo could s.o that the mm  who had Bacrifioed everything, who  had given up work and home and  friends to fight in our behalf wore r<)-  lioved from all anxiety as to the welfare of those Ihey left behind. It was  lhe supreme duty of e.-cr/r.ne to h"l|>  lo fight this war to a successful conclusion, to fight ru il tho tyranny of  Gormahy was crushed unJ destroyed,  so that it could n   rr vi>ain.  This called for saoriticea, but no  business could ho successfully oarried  on without sacrifice. What sawitioo,  lie asked wero the people of tvolowna  making? He knew they were subscribing to'this fund and that fund, but  wero they making any real sai'ritLoos?  He ventured to say that throughout  lhe whole o* ''(inula, there ,v,is very  litUe real sacrifice.  . If we wero lo win, too, wo must bo  willing to submit to discipline without which all sacrifice was vain and  futilo. Wb might not always agree  with the government but at a umo  of crisis that had nothing to do with  it. So long as the war was on we  must be willing to act under authority, and to bo ready to carry vout orders. If wo wero ready to do this, it  might lie a long pull, but we could  look forward confidently to r.ho day  when this monstrous tyranny would  be overthrown und right triumph over  might.  The Bishop was loudly applauded for  his eloquent address, and a hsarty  vote of thanks was accorded to him  and Mr. Nation.  At tho close of the meeting it was  announced that the local committee  would meet at once to muke arrange-  menls for an energetic collecting campaign. J.   We Buy Chickens  and Ducks  BEST PRICES PAID  The City Park  Abboit Street    -  Restaurant  Kelowna  Glenview Dairy  When ordering MILK, or-  order the BEST; the cost  is just the same  Phone 2302 JAS. B. FISHER  SPIRELLA CORSETS  Mrs. J. H. Daviea will be at Mr  Mathie'a (over tailor shop, Fendoz  street between the houra >f 2 30 and  5.30 p.m. Saturday of each .v ieK to meet  ladies wishing to order corsets. P. 0,  Rox 626. Kelowna. 20tf.  TENDERS  Tenders will be received by the Was  tern Canners Ltd., up to December 15,  1915 for three hundred (300) corda oi  four foot (4-ft.) wood. Fir or pine,  to be cut green and delivered at the  Cannery boforo July I, 1015.  1-tf. WESTERN CANNERS LTD.  This Year  we have a ���mall but very complete  line ol TOYS, auch at Gum, Soldiers,  Cnnnoni. Battlethipi, Flying Machinei,  Motor Can, and many others at Very  Reasonable Pri��es  Alto, XMAS STOCKINGS, large  and small, Chocolate Animals, Christmas Tree Decorations, Tinsel, XMAS  CRACKERS, Candles. 6tc, t*c, from  5 cents up.  CANDIES, of course, we have of all  kinds, and pur 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  and Oranges.  Our line of Chocofales in Fancy  Christmas Boxes are, at always,  the best in town, and il 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 Teas Served  For the Best go to  ALSGARD'S  Th* Confectionery      Opp. Poet Office  ��� A ���  New Departure  We have recently arranged ���  HEINZ DEPARTMENT  in our store which ia something unique in the interior of  British Columbia. Of course, we do not claim to have all the  57 Varieties  but, nevertheless, we have a goodly array of the good  things manufactured by this genius of appetizing viands.  Just at thia season it is natural to suggest���  Mincemeat, Plum Pudding and Apple Butter  Heinz Mincemeat, in 28-oz. tins    -       .   50c each  Heinz Mincemeat, in Quart Jars   -       -   60c each  Heinz Plum Pudding, in medium tins   ���   40c each  Heinz Apple Butter, in glass jars -      -   15c each  Then hero an twin* mora Heinz goods���Heinz Peanut Butter (3  aizea), Heinz Mustard, Haini Catnip, Heinz India Reli.h, Haini Chile  Sauce, Heinz Beef Sauce, Heinz Sour Krout, Heini Spaghetti. Heine  Tomato Soup, Heinz Horae Radiah, Heine Baked Beana in four different  atylea and in three aizea, and Heinz Bottled Pieklee in ��ix varieties.  We are sampling Haini India Relish.   Be sura and taste it  5ee our Heinz 57 Varieties Department  The McKenzie Company, Limited  " Quality and Senlet," our Motto Phmt 214  Save Money on Your Feed Bill  NOTE���The sup'pl/ of the commodities below is limited.   To save Yourself  disappointment purchase AT ONCE  Pride of Alberto  oa,|0. Mi ; jijo  Mather a Favorite  99.11,, ���,[, ajprj  Bakers Flour (makes excellent breed) 96-lb. aack $265  !���� ���.....: IOOJb.aaek $1.25  Shorts ,00.lb.seck $135  Oats Ground Very Fine 100-lb. sack $1.78  To insure a steady supply of rich milk, feed this to your cows 1 or 10  your chickens if you desire good Laying results  Kelowna Poultry Association  At the top in quality and the bottom In prices  It paya to belong to thia Association.   Fee only $1.    We buy for members of  the Association only, nothing but the very best grade.  (The warehouse is near the C.P.R. tracks en Ellis Street)  KELOWNA OPERA HOUSE  PICTURES  Tuesday. Thursday & Saturday  Evenings 7.30 and 8.45.  MATINEE SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT 3.30  Best Film Service  Attractive Features  The rValtham Convertible, gold filled case  and Bracelet, at       -       - $18  Other wristlet watches in Gold, Gold-Filled. Silver and Nickle,  established retail selling price,   Yo  watches anywhere for less money.  W. M PARKER & CO.  THE QUALITY JEWELERS  Crowley Block Phone 270  TTW��We��Ws��s*


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