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^be   penticton
VOL. 2.   No. 38.
B. E. WALKER, President
ALEX. LAIRD, General Manager
A. H. IRELAND, Superintendent of
Paid-up Capital, $10,000,000
Rest,        5.000,0(0
Total Assets, -  113,000,000
Branches throughout Canada, and in the United States and England
Business may be transacted by mail with any branch
of the Bank.   Accounts may be opsned and deposits
made or withdrawn by mail.   Every attention is paid
to out-of-town accounts.
Penticton Branch     *    ��    J. J. HUNTER, Manager.
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So get in your order for Lumber if you want it at
once.       First here first served.
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Manufacturers of
Lumber, Sash,
Doors, Mouldings,
Mantles, Cabinets,
' Store and Bar
Church Seats and
Dealers in
Flintkote Roofing,
Nysonset Roofing,
Carpet Felt,
Tar Paper,
Building Paper,
Ibex Extra,
Insulating & Build'g,
Shingles, Lath,
Sheet & Fancy Glass,
| Pulpits.           LI mlICU.         Woo(j Fibre Plaster!    t
I We can make you ANYTHING in the factory line         I
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What about a Spring Suit that will keep you
cool ? We have them from $4.00 up to $30.
Now is your chance to get a good selection
to choose from.
The Up-to-Date Ladie' and Gents'  Furnisher.
A large consignment of
Single and Double
Light and Heavy HARNESS
Express and Driving
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Livery, Feed and Sale Stable
DIGNAN and WEEKS, Proprietors.
If you /ant a Stylish Outfit, this is the place to come. You can always
get teams just when you want them. We make a specialty of keeping
good horses, safe rigs, carrful drivers and also saddle and pack horses.
We are also putting in Hay and Grain for sale, and as we buy for cash
we get the best rates and our patrons get the benefit.
Special Attention To The Wants Of Commercial Men.
Penticton Stage and Livery
Keremeos, Hedley and Princeton Stage Connect with Steamer "Okanagan."
Makes connection with Great Northern R'y at Keremeos.
Pianos and Furniture moved to all points,  and a general Draying
Business transacted.
Saddle and Pack Horses.
Top Buggies, Four-horse Rigs for Commercial Men.
W. E. Welby, Prop.      Penticton.
Penticton Store
Established 40 Years.
Alfred H. Wade, Prop.
Dry Goods, Gent's Furnishings, Boots and Shoes, Groceries
and General Merchandize of all Sorts
Acrent for    GIANT P0WDER ca
/\geni i or    okanagan flour mills co.
Goods delivered through the town.
Prompt attention to orders.
The program presented by
"The Entertainers," of Naramata, at the opening of their
new Opera House on Wednesday
evening will produce pleasant
recollections for many a day in
the minds of those who were
fortunate enough to be present.
The opera house is a handsome
structure, the auditorium of
which is capable of seating between two hundred and two hundred and fifty spectators. The
stage is one of the most attractive features of the building. It
is beautifully decorated with
scenery, and. the drop curtains
are certainly up to date in the
mechanism of their operation.
Naramata is the second youngest town in the Okanagan and
the population is not large, but
the fact that an opera house was
deemed one of the first requirements of the new settlement
goes to show that the people who
intend making their homes there
purpose getting the most out of
life. The Str. Maud Moore left
Penticton at 6:30 in the evening
with twenty-five passengers from
the most pleasure loving town
in the province, and later conveyed a goodly number from
Summerland at the opposite side
of the lake from Naramata. The
opera house was, in consequence,
nicely filled with spectators. As
"The Entertainers," without exception, performed so well, it is
not necessary to make special
mention of any, but publish the
program in full:
First Part
Opening Chorus, "Miss Kilarney,"	
Entire Company.
Vocal Duet, "Come Where the Mists,"
Mrs. Fred Law and Mr J.  S.  Gillespie.
Mandolin Solo, Miss Rose Wilkins.
Musical Tramps, Messrs. Hill,
Crawshaw, Nuttall, Land, Kenyon.
Recitation,   "Laska"   (The   Cowboy's
Story)   Gladys Robinson.
Irish Tea Party Presenting Bridget McCue (Miss Zella Collins)  and
Ballad, "In the Shadow of the  Hills,"
J. Crawshaw.
Tableaus: "Young America and Miss
Canada," "Tom Thumb  Wedding,"
"A  Picture," Marguerite Mit-
cheil and Donald Manchester.
In Bohemia J. W. S.   Logie,  assisted by Manchester Bros., Gillespie
and Miller,
Solo, "Three for Jack."....Mr. Harry
Recitation, "A Naughty Girl,". .Kath-
. lecn Robinson.
Tableaus: "An Old Man's Dream;"-
Playmate, Sweetheart, Bride, Maternity, At the End of the Path, Only a
The Four Rubes Gillespie, Manchester Bros., Miller.
Echoes   from    Scotland,     "Highland
Mary" and "Highland Fling,'"	
Bessie  Mitchell,   W.    Nuttall,   Mr.
Recitation, "Parting of  Abraham and
Hagar," Mrs. Anna L.  Gillespie.
Comedy Musical Sketch,   "Help Yourself and a Little Bit More," 	
Manchester Bros.
March Song, "Good-bye Dearie,"	
J. Crawshaw. assisted by Miss Collins, Mrs. Law, Miss Mitchell, Mrs.
Wolstencroft, and Messrs. Mulford,
Land, Hill and Nuttall.
Second Part
"thirty minutes for refreshments''
a farce comedy, with seven characters.
Theatrical Manager, Mrs. Anna L.
Gillespie; Stage Manager. F. C- Manchester; Pianists, Mrs. Thos. Wellband
and Mrs. M. D. Manchester; Properties, W. Miller; Scenic Artists, M. D.
Manchester and Harry Hill.
Refreshments were served the
Penticton guests at the conclusion, while awaiting the return
of the Maud Moore, which conveyed the Summerlanders home.
If the merchants and other
business men of Penticton were
really alive to the best interests
of the town, they would pay
more attention to advertising.
What must an outsider think of
Penticton anyway when he sees
a string of advertisements not
much larger than business cards?
Besides he cannot see that nearly half of the business firms
carry no advertisements at all.
Local and Personal
See S. T. Elliott's ad. re Shire
stallion for sale.
Wm. Weaver and bride arrived
from Montreal on Wednesday.
Mr?. J. Hood and Miss Florence Hood returned Wednesday
after several months' absence in
Hamilton, Ont.
S. C. Smith, of Vernon, Mgr.
of the S. C. Smith Lumber Co.,
spent Monday evening in Penticton on business connectel with
his firm.
At a public meeting held in
the schoolhouse last Saturday,
W. J Clement was elected school
trustee in place of M. B. Martinson who has removed to North
The Penticton Amateur Dramatic Club handed over to St.
Saviour's church $95 in cash after meeting all expenses in connection with the recent dramatic
The meeting of the Conservative Association called on Thursday evening to appoint delegates
to attend the convention in Vernon was adjourned for a week,
Thursday the 9th inst, for a
larger attendance.
The Quadrille Club will hold its
closing dance on Wednesday,
29th April, and every effort is
being put forth to make it the
most brilliant success of the season. The Kelowna orchestra will
be down that evening.
To encourage the cultivation
of the "Stone" variety of tomato for the present canning season, the Okanagan Canning Co.,
Ltd., offers to pay $1.00 per ton
extra for this variety, it being
superior for canning purposes
according to experts.
The sidewalk has been completed between the bridge on
Smith St. and the wharf. This
walk has been built by public
contribution, and is a decided
improvement to a section of
.street that has been difficult to
pass over on foot during wet
There will be a regular meeting of the Penticton Board of
Trade in Steward's Hall next
Wenesday evening. All members are requested to be present as questions of importance
to the community are to be discussed, among them being that
of the incorporation of Penticton
as a city or municipality.
The sawmill of the S. C. Smith
Lumber Co. at Naramata resumed work on Monday with a
full crew. About one and a half
million feet of logs are on hand
to begin with, and a very active
season's work is anticipated. The
company's steam tug, which has
been undergoing repairs for
some months is again in commission.
The Okanagan Canning Co.,
Ltd., reports very favorably re
organization. The committee
appointed to interview the growers met with gratifying results
showing the manifest interest of
the citizens in general. The corporation should be complete in
ten days when more definite arrangements will be made as to
location, etc.
00 Per Year In Advance.
(We do not hold ourselves responsible for the
opinions nf correspondents. >
"o the Editor of Tub Penticton Pkk.sk:
Snt : ��� In your last issue appears a letter from a Summer-
and correspondent re the deatl
)f Frank De Beers at that plact
>n the 20th alt., in which occur;
some vague moralizing on the
temperance question and some
very unjust criticisms of a more
definite character. After informing us that as a result of
the fatality above mentioned, he
has become an ardent advocate
���)f the license system, he goes on
to find fault with the low moral
standards of the Summerland
people generally and the laxity
jf the moral and social reformers
of the place particularly, although
lie fails to state exactly what he
wants, unless it is that the ministers should follow his lead and
ardently advocate the granting
jf licenses to sell liquor.
He next proceeds to condemn
the coroner's jury for failing to
censure "careless dispensers and
sellers of alcoholic poisons." Had
he looked the matter up he would
have found that alcohol is not included among the poisons of
which every druggist keeps a
But granting that although not
mentioned in the "poison list"
alcohol is known by every chemist as being poisonous under certain conditions and therefore to
be dispensed with due precaution, the case made out by "One
Present" is still a weak one as it
pre-supposes a knowledge by the
dispenser of the exact use every
purchaser is going to make of
his purchase. For instance, only
a short time ago I bought a bottle of iodine from our local druggist to use externally in combatting an incipient attack of pleurisy. Supposing I had used it internally instead of externally
and had died as a result, would
any sensible person have thought
of holding Mr. Main responsible?
"One  Present,"   however, is
less reasonable than such a one
would be, for  the  article   purchased is  a  common article  of
commerce and was bought for a
I common purpose.   It is not nec-
l essary to go to a  druggist  for
wood   alcohol.   Any    hardware
store in the country  will  supply
it.   Every grocer in town carries
alcohol  on  his  shelves in  the
form of fruit essences, and persons have been known to become
intoxicated by drinking them.
While everyone will agree in
deploring the sad end of this
victim of alcoholism, it should
not be made an occasion for doing an injustice to those who are
guiltless of wrong doing in the
In conclusion I would point out
to "One Present" that after lecturing on the duty incumbent
upon us of stepping boldly to the
front "without fear, favor or
affection," it ill becomes him to
hide his identity. When we hear
from him "anon" let it not be
Yours truly,
George E. Winkler.
Penticton. B. C,
Mar. 30th, 1908.
>e a boon to the small farmers
C | ind gardeners of this vicinity.
R. Trussler is building a house
m Leon Ave.
T. W. Stirling is having a small
louse built for his gardener's
Mr. Raymer has secured the
���ontract for building Mr. Million's new hotel which will be
'rected on the site of the old
:igar factory. i
Dr. Gaddes returned a few
days ago from Saskatchewan
with a number of men who are
desiring to make their homes in
>ur pleasant valley.
Miss Kathleen Morrison arrived home from Manitoba on
vVednesday, the 25th, having
spent six months in that province.
The Conservatives of Kelowna
held a meeting in Raymer's Hall
m March 23 to see that no Conservative names were left off the
voters' list. Mr. Eaton, the association organizer was present.
The family of Mr. John Di!-
worth have come into town to
live. Mr. Dilworth is now in
Victoria looking after his prop-
The infant daughter of C. G.
Clement is recovering from a severe attack of pleurisy and pneumonia.
A meeting was held in the
Methodist church on Mar. 25 to
organize an Epworth League of
Christian Endeavor. The President and other officers were appointed and the first meeting
will be held on April 1st.
A temperance rally was held
in the Methodist church on the
evening of March 29. Rev. Mr.
Herdman of the Presbyterian
church and Rev. Mr. Thorp of
the Baptist church assisted Rev.
Mr. Wright with the service,
which was largely attended.
Dr. B lyce is having a building
put up beside the drug store of
P. B. Willetts & Co.
Fraser Bros, are putting up a
large addition to their old canning
new   and
They  ex-
The  marriage   of  Miss  Gertrude   Wildblood   to   Mr.   Wm.
Weaver took place on March 23.
The ceremony was performed by
the Rev. W. R.   Young  at  205
Mance  St.     Mr.   Joe  Weaver,
brother of the groom,  was best
man.   Mr. and Mrs. Weaver left
last night on their honeymoon at! factory,  and  adding
Penticton,  B.   C,   where   they I complete machinery.
will spend the   summer.     The j pect to do a very large business I
bride travelled in a costume of this   summer,   their  operations
light brown cloth and a brown | last year,   though  on  a  small,
hat to match, trimmed with flowers.���Montreal Star.
scale being unusually successful.
Such a factory in our town will'
T. J. Smith was in town this
week on business and visiting
relatives here.
G. M. Gartrell has purchased
the Patterson place, near Trout
Creek, and will live on the farm
this summer.
The saw mill across the lake
began operations this week with
A. Huntley at the head of affairs.
Immense skids of logs along the
lake shore foretell a busy season's sawing for the mill.
Archie Wolverton was down
from Vernon Friday and spent
the week-end visiting his parents
and renewing acquaintances
Born���At the Nursing Home,
Summerland, on Saturday, March
28th, to Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Silvester, a son.
The Summerland Supply Co's
branch store on Siwash Flat is
now being enclosed, and will be
ready for occupancy before long.
Mrs. C. A. Tomlin, who has
spent the winter at the home of
her son 0. E. Tomlin, here, returned Thursday morning to her
home at Wetaskawin, Alberta.
Little Eva, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. W. Shields, has just
recovered from a somewhat
serious illness.
Sanford B. Snider, of the B.
C. Permanent Loan and Savings
Co., arrived Wednesday to look
after the planting of the five
acre fruit lot which he bought
last fall.
Trees and nursery stock of all
kinds arrive on every boat and
planting will soon be in full
Spring house-cleaning is the
order of the day among the busy
Chas. P. Nelson's new photo
studio is now completed and will
soon be opened for business.
THE PENTICTON PRESS ' Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota
and the Dakotas excursions are \
ISSUED   EVERY    SATURDAY  AT run week,y       Mogt  of  ^  get. j
PENTICTON, B.C. BY tiers take with them their effects i
w. J. CLEMENT. ian<^ a considerable   amount of ;
money, with the intention of be-
Subscription $1.00 Per Year incoming settlers as soon as they!
Keremeos Trumpet.
The first number of the Keremeos Trumpet, published at
Keremeos by J. A. Brown, has
been received at the Press office. It is a four column eight
page paper, and is nicely printed
on good book paper. It contains
a general historical and descriptive write- up of Keremeos and
surrounding country, dealing
especially with the district from
a fruit growing standpoint. The
merchants and other business
men of Keremeos, appreciating
the advantages of a paper in
their town, are tendering their
hearty support in advertising,
one advertiser taking a full page,
and many others large spaces.
The advertising rates printed
above the editorial column, il
realized in Penticton, would
make the editor of the Press
imagine himself in Rockfeller's
Dog Poisoning.
The presence of a pack of
mongrel dogs as seen about nearly every small town is anything
but pleasing, but any objection
that might be raised to theii
presence is not sufficient grounds
for opening a campaign of slaughter, and indiscriminate slaughter
at that, against all animals oi
the canine tribe. During the
past few months not only a number of worthless curs have beer,
got rid of but a number of verj
valuable dogs as well. Circumstances go to show that a malignant spirit is at work, and that
some of the dogs have been poisoned out of pure spite. Such
acts must afford poor satisfaction
to any but a most contemptible
disposition. Every one is at
perfect liberty under the law tc
keep a dog if he wants to, and
nobody has any authority to interfere with that right. If there
are too many dogs the proper
thing to do is to incorporate the
town. A dog tax would then
prove the most effectual means
of weeding out the worthless
and objectionable animals.
can locate.
As the season advances it becomes more evident that the immigration to Canada and particularly to the west will this year
be the greatest on record. Reports from the Old Country go
to show that the immigration
will be large, and of the well-to-
do class, as well as those of less
means being brought out by assisting agencies.
It was thought at first that the
shortage of crops last year would
discourage new settlers, and that
this would be a very poor year
as far as new comers were concerned. Recent reports, however, go to show that outsiders
still have confidence in our great
country. In the Eastern States
there are said to be a large number of people who contemplate
coming to the Canadian West
this spring. The trains from St.
Paul and other points throughout the republic are already
crowded with land-seekers and
settlers, who, accompanied by
their families, are bound for
various points from Winnigeg to
the Pacific coast. Saskatchewan
and both Northern and Southern
Alberta are attracting a great
many. The Canadian government agents throughout the
United States report that there
will be a much larger number
come this spring than in any
previous spring in the history of
the immigration movement northward. From Kansas, Missouri,
Nebraska, Iowa, Indiana Illinois,
Penticton a City.
The question of the incorporation of Penticton is certain to become a very live one in the near
future. The desirability of better
organization for government and
administrative purposes is becoming more apparent to everybody each day. There are so
many things with which a council alone can deal that the progress of the place must, necessarily, be slow until incorporation
has been brought about.
To our mind Penticton has
everything to gain and nothing
to lose by incorporation. The
step has been objected to by some
on the ground that taxation
would be increased. We believe
this a mistaken idea, for in case
any public works, electric lighting or water systems, for instance, were installed they could
be made to pay for themselves
by the revenue derived therefrom, without any extra cost to
the taxpayer.
One phase of the question,
however, upon which there might
be considerable difference of
opinion is as to which would best
meet the requirements of the
place, incorporation as a city or
as a municipality. We think the
careful observer will decide in
favor of incorporation as a city,
not merely from the increased
prestige it would give the place,
but from that of revenue and expenditure. A city corporation,
embracing merely the business
and residential sections, would
confine the expenditure of the
revenue that would be derived
from trades licenses, liquor licenses, fines, dog taxes, and
pound fees to the streets of the
city rather than distribute it over
the whole municipality.
Sunday School Convention.
The preparations for the coming Sunday School Convention
to be held in Kelowna on the 8th,
1th and 10th of this month are
about completed. The program
includes a goodly number of
papers and addresses on the
various phases of Sunday School
work. Among those whom the
executive expects are Mr. Stuart
Muirhead the General Secretary,
Principal Sawyer and the majority of the local clergymen, superintendents and teachers. There
is to be an excellent exhibition
of Sunday School material including books, maps, charts, papers
and all sorts of apparatus used
in Sunday School work. It will
be well worth while for any
teacher to come to the Convention merely to see this exhibition.
The Convention will open with a
public meeting on Wednesday
evening. There will be three
sessions on Thursday and one on
Friday morning. The people of
Kelowna are arranging to billet
all delegates.
Lord Avebury's Maxims.
In the course of his Rectorial address
at St. Andrews Lord Avebury gave utterance to a number of maxims, including the following : ���
The darkest shadows in life are those
which a man makes when he stands in
his own light.
I have often thought how closely the
maxims of golf apply to real life���
1   Keep your eye on the ball.
Keep straight.
Keep thi ctursj.
Take time.
Do not press.
Not up, not in.
Do not lose heart.
Be temperate in all things.
Keap your temper or you  will
lose your game.
A light stomach makes a light heart.
Time is said to be  money,   but it is
more���much more���it is life.
The man who has no sympathy will
not get it.	
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The Penticton Press
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And the paper makes a specialty of furnishing information
Of Interest to
The Press has been largely instrumental
in bringing many settlers to Penticton;  so
If you want your friends to come
here send them the paper.
Now is also a good time for you to subscribe
or to renew your old subscription.
It Pays to Advertise
In a paper that is Widely circulated. The
Penticton Press is read by practically everybody in the district;    consequently good
Results are Assured
To advertisers who use its columns. The
merchant who gives most attention to his
advertising is the one who will eventually
do the leading* business. .,.. ,
This is the season to lay in a stock  of
For the coming year.
The Penticton Press
Constantly carries a large stock of Stationery to choose from, and is
Up-to-Date In All Its Work.
We guarantee satisfaction
or no pay. Prices moderate.
C. A. C. STEWARD. j|
A man in Summerland said last week :���
"My watch is broken. How can I send it to
Harris, the Jeweller, when I live ten miles
away ? " Nothing could be simpler. Drop
me a line, I will send you a mailing box. I
will give you a price on repairing it, and
repair it if you see At.
REMEMBER : All work guaranteed fcr
Two Years.
HARRIS, The Jeweler
< f
E. J. CLAYTON and C. M. JOHNSTON will shortly f
open up a store on Main Street as Nurserymen,  **
Seedsmen and Florists. B
Farm and Garden Seeds, Bulbs, Cut Flowers,
and Horticultural Sundries.
Sole Agents in
B.C. for
i        B. C. for      Rich;
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DANIELS BROS.-Seedsmen to H. M. King Ed-   f
ward VII.���Norwich, England. *
RiCHARD  SANKEY  & SON,  Royal Potteries,
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LAYTOlYS Saturday Specials.
5 lbs. No. 1 Bacon
5 lbs. Ham
5 lbs. Spiced Rolls
6 lbs. Salt Clear
Several Acre Lots���planted
Real Estate agent, Notary Public and Conveyancer
HtlLll I    I Uft Fire Insurance Companies.
NOROTON BEAUTY is claimed by seedBmen
to bo the earlii'st and most productive potato
grown. I have about half a ton of them for sale
to those who want seed.
;jl-tf Stonybank.
FRUIT TREES-Well-grown stock.
Large quantity of apple trees for sale,
only few choice varieties grown : also
small stock of ornamental trees. Apply
for varieties and price to Manager,
lfi-tf Vernon, B. C.
Similkameen Land District.   District of Yale.
TAKE NOTICE that Sydney W. Brown of
Oroviile. Wash.. U. S. A., railway conductor, intends to apply for permission to purchase the
following described lands: ���
C tmmenolng at a post planted at the north-east
corner of lot -11 Gp I, thence north about 40 chains
to Indian Reserve line; thence west to OsoyooH
Lake; thence, following the Osoyoos Lake shore,
to the N. W. corner of lot 41; thence along the
north line of lot 41 to point of commencement.
Dated Peb'y 3rd. 1908.
One first-class Bicycle, chean.
Apply at     PRESS OFFICE,
* ^Td* <ZVd* WW *
Now is the time to place your order with the
For Fruit Trees for Fall Planting.
We guarantee trees to grow if planted in the fall, or will replace any
that miss free of charge.     Come early and avoid the rush.     Send or
call for prices.   Office Hours: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Capital Stock $50,000
Penticton, British Golumbia.
R. H. ROBERTSON, President
THOS. TODHUNTER, Vice-Pres. E. CURTIS, Manager.
W. F. H. SWINTON, Sec-Treas.
Eggs for  Hatching.     S.   C.   Rrown Bronze  Turkev
Leghorns.     First-class   laying   strain. $2.50 per setter.
$1.50 for 15. " C
37-tf A.J. CHRISTIE. 38-
Eggs.   for   hatching.
Apply to
Penticton, B. C.
Similkameen Land District.   District of Osoyoos,
TAKE NOTICE that Lydin Droutslcoy Fraser,
of Kew Gardens, England, intends, to apply for
permission to purchase the following described
land !-
Commencing at a post planted about 2 miles
In an easterly direction from A. Ford's lJ. R. No.
3200, thence south 40 chains: thence east 20
chains ; thence north ���III chains : thence west 20
chains to point of commencement, and containing
80 acres, more or less.
By her agent John Robert Fraser, Captain,
Dated March 7th, 1908, 84-8t
Fenced. With water. On the meadow.
By the week or month.    Apply
36-4 Ellis Street.
Subscription $1.00 Year.
Five Horse Power Gasoline  Engine,
Circular Saw & Crosscut  Saw.    All  in
good condition. Cheap for cash. Apply,
Penticton, B. C.
NOTICE is hereby given that one
month from date I intend to apply to
the Superintendent of Provincial Police,
at Victoria, B. C, for a renewal of my
Liquor License for the premises known
and described as the B. C. Hotel, Penticton, B. C.
!    38-4 W. H. TAPLEY.
Penticton, B. C, March 24th, 1908. THE PENTICTON PRESS, PENTICTON, B.C. APRIL 4, 1908.
Miss Mabel Rowe
Teacher of Piano, Organ and
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"By Alice Lovett Carson
Copyright, 1KB. by E. c. Parcelli
A shrill whistle echoed along the
ninny avenue. Mary Dexter jumped
from her seat ou the porch, scattering embroidery silks in all directions.
She waved her handkerchief in response. Then she ran into the house
calling: "Aunt Linda! Where are youl
Here's Dave Oreeu to see you!"
Without waiting for a reply she returned to the porch just Id time to
greet the young man who came up
the steps. "Glnd to see me. Mary?"
he asked as with a busty glance around
she put hit her face for a kiss. Then
the two sat down on the top step In
earnest, subdued conversation, Mary
Dexter was a maid of nineteen with a
fresh peaebblow complexion. Today
wearing a simple while frock. sh��
looked her best���and knew It.
lu a few minutes an elderly woman
came out the front door. Iler hair
worn us a coronet, was silvery white
though she was only forty. Age hal
touched her face lightly, pressing In
the wrinkles with hiving fingers thai
left only sweetness iu the expression.
Ktlinor told a romantic tale of l/nda
Peiiulugton's life, and for once rumor
was right. A girlish engagement with
a young army officer who fell in his
first battle, a few years as a nurse in
the ,mr. luterrJpted by a marriage
With ...vail I'enn ugton. early widowhood no a subsequent life devoted to
good work- these were among the incidents In her story. Tor many years
all her plane had been for Mary, whom
she had adopted l.mg ago.
Mrs. Pennington had taken a great
Interest in Mar. because she came
from her own town, and the case of
the child was particular!}1 pitiful, for
there were no near relatives to whom
she could be sent.
Pfesh from the sadness caused by
the death of her husband, Linda found
the child's companionship a great comfort. Mary had passed serenely through
the stages of childhood and youth and
now, at nineteen, under the training of
private tutot'3. was prepared to enter
Melton college in the fall. After grnd
nation endless possibilities opened be
fore her. This was the situation thai
July morning when Mrs. Pennington
came out on the porch and greeted
young David Green, one of Mary's admirers.
He was n manly f How of twenty-
one, sou of a prosperous farmer of the
rural district. He had lately been glv
���)B a good sized tract of hind by his father, with the instruction to "see what
he could do with it," and be was doing
"You've .lust come back from New
York, haven't you. David?" asked Mrs.
"Yes," said Mary. "He's been away
two whole days."
The sigh with which this was said
brought a laugh from the other two.
Mrs. Pennington seated herself in the
"Why, Mary." she sn!d, "is this your
embroidery on the floor? Pick it up
before It gets dirty."
The girl leaned back comfortably
against the railing. "You pick It up,
Dave," .die said Indifferently. And the
voting man did so. But Liudfl bit her
lip in vexation. It wns a little tiling,
but characteristic of the way Mary
made all her friends wait on her.
"Did .von go away on business, David?" she asked hastily,
"Xo���yes���well. I don't know as
you'd call It exactly business."
"I should." snld Mary decidedly���"the
most important business for you just
now, Dave." The lad I. ughod. embarrassed.
"Dear nie. this sounds very mysterious," said Mrs. Pennington, smiling.
"What Is It all about?"
"I went to get something for Mary,"
wld David.
"And here it is." said the girl, hold
Ing out her left hand. 'Isn't it a beau-
fv. Aunt I.imln?" A handsome solitaire flashed Into view.
Tho significance of the stone did not
enter Linda Pennington's mind, for It
was many years since she had thought
if such things. "Mary, you know you
nay not receive presents of jewelry
'"otn young men." she was beginning
nit ( ie words died on her li.ps.    Mar'
.,i ������,������;,] looking for some ' ���<>
approval, read In her face grief, t��lsnp-'
poiatmeut aud refusal. j
"Area t you lueaseur went on uie
girl. -We've been engaged since
Christmas. Before I v.sited Pi.irne
i'ui ker. Dave iisUetl me aud I said,
I'd see.' Then while I was away he
<ept writing ta me���and I always did
liV? him best of any of the boys���so 1
just i:-id to say 'yes.' He's so obstl-
uate. Dave is, he wouldn't take 'bo.' "
"Of course 1 am v.ry much surprised." Linda said when >he could trust
herself to speak. "I tulnk you are
.>oih too young to talk of such things.
Besides, you are going to college soon,
Mary, and I do not approve of indefinite engagements."
"But there's nothing indefinite about
our engagement." replied the girl airily, twisting the ring on her linger.
"We are to lie married in September."
"Oli. yes. It's all settled." nodding
lier head. "1 wrote this morning to
Merlon canceling my application. Pin
tired of study���what is the use of It?
i know more now than any other girl���
or boy almost���In Dorsettown. Just
think, after .September I'll never have
io study any more:"
Mrs. Pennington rose in wrath from
her chair. "Mary." she cried sharply,
"you don't know what you're saying!
You are giving up carelessly what I
would give years of my life to have
had when I was a girl���what you will
ilways regret giving up. I don't often
exercise my authority as your guardian,
but when you act like a silly child I
must. I ask you���no, I order you���to
break this engagement!"
Mary sprang up und stamped her
foot angrily. "Well, I won't!" sho
cried. "And you can't make me; I'm
ulneteeu years old.''
Linda sank back in the chair with
trembling lips. The mother who hud
eloped was speikiug through her
daughter. "Mary, if you love me." she
pleaded, but she knew it would be uo
use. The girl's heredity was showing,
md she must how to the Inevitable.
Mary never would understand what
a blow this was to her guardian's ambitions for her. College, theu advanced
work, or. if the girl pre.erred, art
study iu Paris or music iu Germany���
these the plans she had made. Aud
this mad whim must overturn them
Tie girl's storm of fury spent itself
iu floods of tears. "Aunt Linda, I
can't.  Don't ask me to," she sobbed.
David drew his sweetheart toward
him. He had been a silent, troubled
witness of the scene. Now he spoke
"It's like this, Mrs. Pennington, we
love each other, aud we don't see the
use of waiting. If we wait four years
by then we'll have grown apart perhaps, and it will he harder to give iu to
each other. We want to be married at
once. I am making a good living: my
people are pleased, nnd we only wunt
your consent."
But she shook her head impatiently.
"I have nothing against you, David,
hut���it is Impossible."
"Oh. no. Mrs. Peunlngtou!" he cried.
"Think���think���when you were young
nnd in love. Don't you remember how
it was then?"
How old memories enn rise again! A
vision of n boyish soldier, with pleading eyes nnd tender smile. And that
parting��� could she ever forget the
sound of his voice, low and thrilling?
She gave a shuddering sigh and opened tear dimmed eyes. "I was only seventeen aud he was twenty���and I never saw him again. His bony could not
he found. Ah!" Steadying her voice,
she went on. "You are right. David.
It was foolish and wrong to try to control Mary s life. She must work it out
for herself. My plans were far different: from this, but. I can give them up,
as I have given up others"
"Dear Mrs. Pennington," said David,
grasping her hand.
Then, when Mary ran off to set the
supper table nnd David followed, with
awkward attempts to help, Linda Pennington drew forth an old locket nnd
gazed long at the portrait within.
"Once I thought that the shattering of
my dreams would kill me," she murmured. "But I lived to thank God for
other dreams and duties that came. So
It will be now. I think."
"Supper Is ready. Aunt Linda!" called Mary, and Mrs. Pennington turued
from the sunset glow.
Fnn  Par Mini.
Asknm���Who whs that man who
stopped to talk to you? Dubley���That's
j my old barber. Askum���Does he usu
I ally stop you on the street. Dubley���
i No. but he knows I'm shaving myself
| now and he Just wanted to look at mj
| face and gloat over me.���Atlanta Con-
I    Ktltlltloll.
Huxley and Hunt In Canada,
fine Is sometimes disposed to consl-.l-
i er "what  might  have been" In connee
! tion with Canada and Canadian Instl-
tutloni.     For Ir stance,  Holman  Hunt.
Ihe painter of that famous picture, "Thfr
Light   of  the   World," once   thought   of
! coming to Canada to take up farming.
Would Hunt  have made Canada  more
artistic and have wrought out hla great
works here, or would he have bee -mi-
i a poor farmer Instead of a great painter; and done no good either- for himself
; or for Canada.   But an even more In-
| terestlng speculation Is  that concrn-
Ins  Huxley,   who   >nce  camr>  near be
ing a professor o' Toronto  University.
Would the great scientist have b en as
successful   as   he  was  In   England.   Ol
would  the environment  have cramped
his energies?   Would Huxley have been
promoted and appreciated, or would h��
have    been    mlsundeist od    and    kep
down,   dwarfed   for   want   of   mater'a'
and Inspiration?    In any even', It is Ir
such men a nation IIvm and the mor
Canada can attract or develop the mor
rapid  will be progress, the deeper and
fuller   her   cur ent   cf   life.
Luxury  For  Paupers,
On��  of  the  members  of  the  E".so->
B arcl of Guardians, on the occasion r
a  recent   visit   to  the  workhouse,  re
corded  his  Impressions In   th    v'sltr
book as follows:   'I have inspected f
house,  and  it   senms  to  me   the  in
ooinfortable     dwriiing-hous^     In     t
tow a." 	
A   W.-Kli   Rip.
Every nation 'ins a It.p Van Winkh
of its '��,vu, but the Welsh story of Kip
is unique. He is known as Taffy ttp
Sion. One morning Taffy heard a bird
singing on a tree close by bis path.
Allured by the melody, he sat dowu
until the music cease.1. When he
arose, what was his surprise at observing that the tree under which he
had taken a seat had now become dead
,ind withered: In the doorway of his
home, which, to his aiiia;:einent, had
also suddenly grown older, he asked
of a strange old man for his parents,
whom he had left there, as he said, a
few minutes before. [Tpon learning
ills name the old man said: "Alas. Taf
fy, I have often heard my grandfather,
your lather, speak of you. and it was
said you were under the power of tin
fairies and would not be released until
he last sap of ihat sycamore had dried
Up. Embrace inc. my dear unci,' lor
you are my uncle���embrace your neph
e\v." Welshmen do not always per
ceive the humor of this somewhat nov
���I situation of a youth for Taffy was
still merely a boy- being hailed as un-
���le by a gentleman perhaps fortyyeurt
Ills senior.
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Indians Ar- Panaris B'.i'l.
Rev. J, Sumins. Indian agent, h'i
just complrted his annual i lp amon
'h" Indians on tho Lnkp of the Wood
and the I.akp Winnipeg ills'Hits, an
he states, in an Interview at Wlnnlpe,"
that  the Indians both In Western On
arlo  and   Manitoba   as   far  as   he  ha
visited   them   wire   In   the   best   co'id
Ion. having plentv of money, an ahunr'
ince of fo d and being in an excdle^
-date of health.    The  Indians   In   th
Lake of the Woods,  he says,  are stl"
pagan, and the attitude of these native,
'o religion   Is  quite dectdPd.   They  r-
fuse absolutely  to allow  thir children
to attend any school where rellgl n Is
taught   In   any   form   to   any   exten
They have no objecio��to tn'lr children learning to write  read and cipher
but   they   are   m ist   determinedly   opposed to the reaching of rellgl n.   The
best   means  of  d filing with   the children of the Indians are In  the boarding  schools.       There    are    schools   a'
Norway   House.   Kenora,   Shoal    Lake.
Fort Frances and at Port Alexander.  In
the Lake of  the  Woods district  there
Is much more evidence of the influence
of liquor, and Its harmful effects of the
natives of the country.
Saws, Axes, Wedges, Striking Hammers, Table and
Pocket Cutlery.
The new proprietors of the
Summerland bakery are greatly
improving the appearance of the
interior of their store by the removal of partitions and the hanging of bright new wall paper.
A large building has been
erected on Shaughnessy Avenue,
and the prospects of a new general store at Summerland have
now reached maturity. The new-
store will handle dry goods and
groceries only, and it is whispered
that A. E. Eagle will be the man
Work on the pipe line which is
to supply domestic water to the
families living in the shadow of
the Giant's Head mountain is being pushed through with all
fpeed. A large gang of men is
at work under the formanship of
Ered. Brien.
J. P. Burnyeat, P.L.S., has
been in Summerland for some
time surveying several tracts of
land into town lots.
fore proceeding to their home in
Winnipeg. It is sincerely hoped
they will plan to always spend
the winters among us.
Mrs. Needham entertained al
an old-fashioned quilting bee on
Monday afternoon.
The Baptist Ladies' Mission
Circle met at Mrs. Keyes' home
A number went over to the
formal opening of the Kelowna
hospital Thursday.
The Girls'. Handicraft Club
met at Miss Young's home
Thursday. Planning for a good
concert has begun, which is expected will be given the latter
part of April.
Mrs. Seaton returned from
Penticton Tuesday.
The following officers were
elected at the annual meeting of
the W. C. T. U. last Tuesday:
Pres., Mrs. J. B. Robinson; Vice-
Presidents, Mesdames Elliott,
Whyte, Ritchie and Garraway;
Cor. Sec, Miss S. Sharp; Treas.,
Mrs. Seaton; Rec, Sec, Mrs.
Thompson Eliiott.
The English Church choir, also
Presbyterian and Methodist
choirs are preparing Easter music.
Mr. Needham has purchased
the lively buggy horse recently
owned by W. T. Jones.
Dr. and Mrs. Lipsett returned
to their home Monday, after
spending a few days here on
Mr. and Mrs. Barber, of Sin-
taluta, who have spent the winter here, left Tuesday. They
will visit Kelowna, Banff and
Revelstoke on their way home.
Stage loaves for Kcromeon and Hedley at 7 a. m.
on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Returns
on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
Stage leaves for Princeton every Tuesday at
7 a. rn.
Stage leaves for Fairview and Oroviile on Tuesdays. Thursdays and Saturdays at 6:110 a. m. Returns on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at
ti )i. m.
Hours fl a. in. to 6. p. m.
Registered  Letter and  Money  Order  wicket
closes 6 p. m.
Wicket opened for half an hour after mail is
Arrivals-Per Str. Okanapran: Daily except
Sunday 6 p.m.; Per stage from Hedley, Keremeos. Olalla, Green Mountain, Oroviile, Fairview,
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Spraying is the order of the
day at present.
Mr. Wilson of Winnipeg, who
has been the guest of Mr. and
Mrs. Burgess for the past couple
of weeks, returned home Saturday, and intends coming in the
fall to make his home here.
The Epworth League entertained right royally Monday
evening in the Hall. About
seventy-five were present. The
main feature of the evening was
a photograph guessing contest,
which afforded great merriment.
The fortunate couple who captured the first prize was Mrs.
Pratt and Mr. McNeil, while
Miss Duncan and Mr. Fred.
Young gleefully carried off the
"booby" prize. A delicious luncheon was served about 11.30.
Mr. and Mrs. Eddy and daughter, of Fort William, arrived with
their car of effects last week,
and are cosily settled in the home
recently purchased from Dr. Lipsett. Mr. and Mrs. Mitchell are
at present visiting them.
Mrs. Stanley left Saturday for
Fernie, B.C., to join her husband
who went there about a month
ago to settle.
Miss Sutton is the guest of
Mrs. Town.
Mrs. Hoover and children, who
have spent since last November
with us, left for the coast last
week for a month's holiday be-
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"Tips" on the Rhine.
The pleasure of seeing the
museums, churches, town halls,
or other curious and beautiful
objects is moderated, I must say,
by the grave importunity of the
man asking for a "tip."
On the banks of the Rhine, as
in all other much frequented
regions, the "tip" is a very tiresome mosquito which returns at
every turn to sting, not your
skin, but your pocket-book. By
merely stating facts and exaggerating nothing I shall show
you to what an exte.it the natives
of this district have carried the
question of tips.
You enter any place whatsoever; at the entrance gate of the
town a messenger asks you at
what hotel you intend to put up,
takes your passport and keeps it.
The coach stops in the coach-
office yard and the driver, who
lias not cast a glance at you during the short journey, presents
himself, opens the coach door,
and holds out his hand with a
vacant stare.   A tip.
A moment after, the postillion
comes up in his turn and addresses to you a senseless jabber
which means " A tip, if you
A stout porter takes from the
coach your trunk and valise. A
Another rascal puts your baggage on a wheelbarrow, asks you
to what hotel you are going, and
begins to run on before you with
the barrow. Having arrived at
the hotel, the landlord appears
and begins this little dialogue
which ought to be written in
every language at the door of
every hotel :
"Good day sir."
"I should like a room, landlord."
"Alright sir. Take the gentleman to No. 4."
You go up to No. 4 where ycur
baggage has already arrived. A
man appears: it is he who has
wheeled it to the hotel.   A tip.
A second man arrives : what
does he want? It is he who has
brought your small parcels up to
the room. You say to him: "Alright my man, I will give you
something when I go away." "I
do not belong to the hotel sir."
A tip.
You go outside where a beautiful church presents itself. You
try to get inside but the doors
are closed. The priests ought to
keep the doors open, but the
beadles close them in order to
earn a few cents. However, an
old woman has noticed your difficulty and comes up and directs
vou to a bell near a small wicket.
This opens when you ring and
the beadle appears. You ask to
see the church, so he gets a
bunch of keys and directs himself to the main entrance. Just
as you are about to enter you
feel someone pulling at your coat
sleeve ; it is the polite old lady
whom you have forgotten. A tip.
Once inside the church you begin to admire the various objects.
"Why is that green curtain
drawn across that picture? "
"Because it is the finest one in
the church," says the beadle.
"By whom is this picture ? "
"By Rubens."
"I should like to see it."
The beadle leaves you and soon
returns with an individual with a
very sorrowful-looking face. It
is the custodian of the picture.
He presses a spring, the curtain
opens and you see the painting.
Having viewed the picture, the
curtain closes again and the man
makes you a significant salute.
A tip. As you walk around the
church in tow of the beadle, you
come to the gate of the chancel
which is securely bolted and before which stands a gaily-dressed
personage; it is the beadle who
has been apprised of your visit
and is waiting for you. You
enter, look around and just as
you are going out your cicerone
salute:; you with a majestic air.
A tip.
People are hereby notified not to interfere in any way with the flumes or ditches.
We cannot permit the boring of holes in main flume, or the blocking up of same for the purpose of taking water.
People are warned against the starting of bush fires in the vicinity of the flumes, as this may endanger the whole
system and cause serious damage for which the offenders are liable.
Any pollution of the water in the flumes and ditches, or the infringement of the above regulations will render the
offenders liable to prosecution.
Holders of water agreements are required to have their distribution flumes in order before making application
for water.
All applications and complaints are required to be registered at the Company's office,
The Southern Okanagan Land
Company, Limited
This man again hands you over
to the other beadle. You next
come to the vestry door which,
strange to say, is open. You
enter and find inside a sexton.
The beadle departs with dignity,
for it is fitting that he should
leave his prey to the sexton for
a time. This sexton takes possession of you and shows you
things you could very well see
and understand without him.
For instance, there are the mitres
of the bishop, and, under a glass
case, in a box trimmed with tarnished white satin, the skeleton
of some saint or other dressed up
as a troubadour. On emerging
you pay another tip.
The beadle again pounces on
yju. Now you reach the staircase leading to the tower. The
view from the top of the steeple
must be fine so you wish to ascend. The beadle silently pushes
apen a door and you go up thirty
steps or so when your further
passage is barred by a closed
door. You turn round and the
beadle is no longer there���you
are alone. You knock at the
door and a face appears at a
peep-hole. This is the bell-ringer who opens the door and says:
"Come up, sir."   A tip.
You go up but the ringer does
not follow you ; so much the
better you think, for you breathe
freely and enjoy being alone. At
length you reach the platform of
the tower. There you look a-
round and enjoy tne beautiful
blue sky and the magnificent
landscape. Suddenly you perceive that an importunate being
is following you and keeps on
humming into your ears inaudible
words. This is the sworn and
privileged guide, whose duty it
is to make comments to strangers
on the splendors of the belfry,
the church and the landscape.
This man is usually a stammerer.
Sometimes he stutters and is deaf
as well. You do not listen to
him. but let'him gabble away to
his heart's content and completely forget him whilst admiring
what is to be seen below and
around you. After a time you
think of going down and for that
purpose direct your steps towards
the turret of the staircase when
your deaf friend stands before
you. A tip. "That is alright
sir," pocketing it; "and now will
you please give me something for
myself?" "What is that I have
just given you?" "That is for
the building to which I owe two
francs a person ; but now, sir,
you must understand that I want
a trifle for myself." Another tip.
You go down again. Suddenly
a trap-door opens near you. It
is the place where the bells are.
A young man shows you them
and asks for a tip. At the foot
of the tower you again meet with
the beadle who has been patiently awaiting your return and who
respectfully conducts you to the
church door.
You return to your hotel taking
care not to ask your way lest you
should be again set upon for a
tip. You have scarcely got inside the public-house when you
see approaching you, with a
friendly smile, a person who is a
complete stranger to you. It
turns out to be the fellow who
took your passport. A tip please.
You dine and the time arrives
when you must leave. The servant brings your bill and expects
a tip. - A stable boy carries your
baggage to the diligence. A tip.
Another porter hoists it on the
outside of the coach. Another
Now calculate all thess tips at
a minimum of half a franc each
and a maximum of two francs,
which is sometimes compulsory,
and it mounts up to a very fine
sum. Do not forget that a tip
must always be a silver coin.
For these ingenious people
the traveller is but a bag of
crowns which must be made
smaller as quickly as possible.
Even the government sometimes
enters into the business. ���(Translated from Victor Hugo's writings.)
Daily delivery of Fresh Milk to
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Attorney-General.    I 6 of the  ' Game
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of the "Game Protection Act, Amendment Act,
i9J5," it is enacted that it shall be lawful for the
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to be published in two successive issues of the
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period of time ;   and
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with the advice of his Executive Council, has been
pleased to direct, by an Order in Council in thai
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of Kootenay, until and including the 31st day of
August, one thousand nine hundred and eight.
Now Know ye therefore,  that in pursuance
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Geese within the County of Kootenay, until, and
including the 31st day of August, one thousand
nine hundred and eight.
In Testimony Whereof. We have caused these
Our Letters to be made Patent and the Great
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Witness. His Honour James Dunsmuir, Lieutenant-Governor of  Our   said    Province   of
British Columbia, in Our City of Victoria, in
Our said Province, this 19th day of February.
in the year of  Our Lord one thousand  nine
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TAKE NOTICE that Robert Thomas Hesel-
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Commencing at a post planted at the N. E.
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thence north 40 chains ; thence cast 100 chains,
to the point of commencement, and containing 640
acres more or less.
21st January, 1908.
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A Convention of the Liberal-Conservatives of Yale-Cariboo  will  he
held at
Ellison's Nail, Vernon,
for the purpose of selecting a candidate
to contest the forthcoming Dominion
Elections in the interests of the Liberal-
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delegates at once. Representation at
the Convention will be by delegations
from the Provincial Electoral Districts
of Grand Forks, Greenwood, Similkameen, Okanagan, Kamloops, Yale, Lil-
looet and Cariboo. One delegate will
be appointed for each twenty or fraction of twenty votes cast at each poll.
Accredited delegates may vote either
in person or by proxy, but not more
than five proxies shall be held by any
one delegate.
Chair will be taken at 2 p. m. All
Conservatives are invited to attend
the Convention, but only accredited
delegates will be allowed to vote.
Pres. Yale-Cariboo Conservative Assn.
Sec. Yale-Cariboo  Conservative Assn.
w. o. w.
Okanagan Camp No. 261.
Meets 2nd and 4th Saturday in   the
month at 8 p. m. in Woodmen's Hall,
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