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VOL. 3.   No. 11.
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PENTICTON, B.C., SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 2G, 1908.
THE CANADIAN BANK
OF COMMERCE
HEAD  Oil ICE, TORONTO
B. E. WALKER, President
ALEX. LAIKD, General Eana-cr
ESTABLISHED   1867
Paid-up Capital, $10,000,000
Reserve Fund, -    5.000,000
Branches throughout Canada, and in the United States and England
PfillWTBY   RIICIMITCC  '-verv facility afforded to farmers and
bUUNInl   OUdliiCOO      others for the transaction of their
banking business      Sales notes will be cashed or taken for collection.
BANKING BY MAIL
this way with equal facility.
Penticton Branch     -
Accounts may be opened by mail,  and
monies deposited or withdrawn in
=    J. J. HUNTER, Manager.
One  per  cent.   Grade  Secured
From Carmi to Penticton.
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Main's Pharmacy
Main Street, Penticton.
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ONE WORD REGARDING STATIONERY:
We have always carried a full line of Stationery, and always
intend to.   And we can give you a better assortment and
better values than any one else in town.
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WE MAKE A SPECIALTY OF PRESCRIPTION WORK
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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 whan 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 huy for cash
we get the best rates and our patrons get the benefit.
Special  Attention  To The   Wants Of Commercial  Men.
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Carry's Party from West Hastening Down Trout Creek.
R. A. Henderson, C. E., and
party, left Wednesday morning
for Keremeos where they will
take train to their homes at
Grand Forks, having completed
the location of the old railway
survey line between Midway and
Penticton.
For the past three weeks the
party, comprising about a dozen
men, have been rushing work on
the portion of line between Carmi
and Penticton, and while some
of the men have been in town
for supplies every day or two,
the most profound secrecy has
been observed as to its operations. However, a number of
suggestions have leaked out,
among them being that it is not
improbable that the party, in increased numbers, may be back
within a month, and that next
summer Penticton will be the
base of extensive operations.
Chief Henderson intimated to
one person in conversation that
Penticton would yet be a large
city. Before the party left they
made arrangements for the storing of their outfit, and also made
enquiries as to the cost of supplies.
It is understood that a one per
cent, grade has been secured,
the most difficult portion of the
rout 3 being the descent from the
divide near the head of Ellis
creek to Penticton. In order to
make the grade, a distance of
seventy miles is traversed between Carmi and Penticton,
which are situate only twenty-
one miles apart. Descending
Ellis creek to near Campbell &
Kay's sawmill, the survey line
turns up Penticton creek, passing
around the mountain and emerging through the draw at C. F.
Randolph's place. It then runs
south along the west side of the
mountain, and crosses Penticton
creek near H. L. DeBeck's farm,
from which point it gradually
descends to the flat.
The party under H. E. C. Carry
which has been working all summer between Nicola and Okanagan Lake are now reported pushing their survey down Trout
c:eek, and may be expected to
arrive in Penticton any day.
the next move will be watched
with interest.
Penticton Stage and Livery
Stables.
Stage Connects with Steamer "Okanagan" at Penticton, with Groat Northerr
Railway at Keremeos, and with stage to Hedley and Princeton, Leaves at 6 a.n
Pianos and Furniture moved to all points,  and a general  Drayinp
Business transacted.
Saddle and Pack Horses.
Top Buggies, Four-horse Rigs for Commercial Men.
W. E. Welby, Prop.      Penticton.
Penticton Store
Alfred H. Wade, Prop.
Dry Goods, Gent's Furnishings, Boots and Shoes, Groceries
and General Merchandize of all Sorts
Ao-Ptit fnr     GIANT P0WDER co-
/\gCIll lUr      OKANAGAN FLOUR MILLS CO.
Goods delivered through the town. Prompt attention to orders.
PENTICTON,       -        - B.C.
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Weather Report.
Observations at Dominion Gov-
arnment Meteorological Statioi
at Penticton for the month ol
August, 1908 :
MAXIMUM MINIMUM
DATb     TEMPERATURE     TEMPERATURE
1 85   44
2 80   47
8 81  50
4 93   51
5 93   54
6 94J  51
7 88J  52
8 85   53
9 89J  60
10 85J  46
11 8U  48
12 754  484
13 77   50
14 884  54
15 881  54
16 85   49
17 85   52
18 854  524
19 82   574
20 81  60
21 88   52
22 92   60
23 80   52
24 62   45
25 58  374
26 704 47
27 63   48
28 60  484
29 69   50
30 71   41
31 77  504
NOTICE
Notice ia hereby ffiven that we will prosecute
any person or persons found hunting or trespassing upon our properties.
W, M. GILLESPIE,
D. GILLESPIE.
W, J. GILLESPIE,
Y. C. KITLEY.
8-18 JOHN PBATHER.
SWINDLE AND GRAFT.
Vernon Police Protect Sharpers.
Receive Money; Then Send Letter
of Introduction to Kelowna
Officer.
On Monday Provincial Constable Tooth received a despatch
from the Provincial Constable at
Kelowna to arrest two alleged
thieves and pickpockets en rout<
from Vernon where they had
been present at the Vernon Exhibition. Accordingly, when the
Str. Okanagan arrived the two
men were promptly taken in
charge. They had not been allowed to land at Kelowna, but
after the steamer left that point
a charge of stealing a jack-knife
at Vernon had been made, in
consequence of which came the
message to make the arrest.
The two men, who were traveling under the names Stanley and
Barnett, expressed their willingness to be taken back to Kelowna
or Vernon. The constable, therefore, in compliance with orders
received that evening, conducted
them to Kelowna on the following morning. After a thorough
investigation, it was found that
there was no evidence to incriminate them, and they were in
consequence released at Penticton that evening.
While here Stanley and Barnett unfolded a tale to a representative of the Press, which,
if true, and there seems no reason to doubt their story, should
result in a general house-cleaning
in the city police department at
Vernon. They stated that about
twenty sharpers from St. Paul
and other eastern American cities
conducted about ten gambling
devices upon the grounds at the
Vernon Exhibition. The men,
together with two others, known
as Irish Mike and McJimsey, ran
one affair in which, according to
their explanation, it was impossible for the player to win if the
operator did not wish him to.
All the games were allowed to
run for the first day, after
which, as a result of public opinion, all closed with the exception
of the one run by the four named.
They cleaned up about six hundred dollars and then a quarrel
started about the division of the
spoils. Stanley and Barnett
were, they state, done out of
their share, and Police Edwards
and Night Watchman Bailey took
the part of Irish Mike. They
had even encouraged the game,
so said the informers, and had
permitted it, not only upon the
grounds, but upon the street of
the city in the evening and later
in the Okanagan Hotel. Barnett
said that he, personally, had
given Night Watchman Bailey
seven dollars and a half, and the
other three had made the sum
up to about twenty-five dollars.
He also said that he had seen
Irish Mike pass Police Edwards
money, and that, in all, Edwards
had received between ninety and
one hundred dollars. Irish Mike
and special constable Greggs
drove to Kelowna on Monday to
take in the exhibition at that
place and Irish Mike bore with
him a letter addressed to Constable Kitson, of Kelowna, and
signed by Police Edwards. The
letter said that any favor show n
to Irish Mike would be appreciated, as he was a gentleman.
Police Kitson, we were informed,
has this letter in his possession.
The same set of gambling
booths were opened at Kelowna,
but were promptly closed by the
Provincial Constable; and the
citizens of that city were saved
at least two thousand dollars.
Stanley and Barnett claim that
the total receipts of all the stands
at Vernon would be between
three and five thousand dollars.
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SEP 27 1908     *LQ9 Per Year In Advakce
to answer:   Why did
hyards    permit    Irish
)e asked
Police   E
Mike and his confederates tc
continue their "sure thing"
xame after the others had closed':
Why did he and Watchman Bailey sanction and even encourage
that game? Why did Edwards
;ide with Irish Mike against
Stanley and Harnett after first
.tilling them to settle their owr
liiarrel? Why did ho give Irish
Mike a letter to Police Kitson*:
Why did special constable Greggs
accompany the party of gamblers
to Kelowna?
Tupper   Boweil.
At the residence of the bride,
Sapperton, B. C. at 11 a. m.
Sept. 23, Emma Louisa, second
laughter of the late Robt. Bow-
ell, formerly of Armstrong, was
united in marriage to J. F. Tupper, of Penticton.
Owing to a recant bareave-
ment in the bride's family, the
wedding was quiet, only immediate relatives of the contractinp
parties were present. The bride
who was given away by her
uncle, Rev. J. P. Boweil, bursei
of Columbian College, looked
lovely dressed in while point des-
prit, wore veil and orange blossoms, and carried a boquet oi
asters and carnations. She was
attended by her sister Alice, also
beautifully dressed in white and
carrying a similar boquet. The
groom was attended by Steven
Boweil, brother of the bride.
The ceremony was performed
by Rev. Jas. Turner, an old
friend of the family A dainty
lunch was then served, after
which the happy couple left by
the Great Northern train for
Vancouver, taking boat for Victoria for their honeymoon.
The bride is a great favorite
among a large circle of friends
in Sapperton, while the groom is
one of the most popular young
men in Penticton. Mr. and Mrs.
Tupper were the recipients of a
large number of beautiful presents. They will take up their
residence on Ellis St., Penticton.
At home to friends after Oct. 20.
Thereai^ajtetK7^e��tions^ia1 ������ Mr. and Mrs. J. W, Thompson
he city police"'>f,--iiixaolnJxugh^'1eft on  Monday for the coast.
They will take in the Victoiia
exhibition, as well as visit other
important points.
Russell Archibald, who has
been confined to the local hospital
for two or three weeks with in-
lammatory rheumatism, left for
Banff Wednesday morning.
Rev. T. Albert Moore, general
secretary of the Lord's Day Alliance (non-denominational) will
hold a meeting in the Methodist
church on Thursday evening,
Oct. 1, at 8 o'clock,
The ladies of St. Saviour's
Church intend giving a dance on
Friday, the 30th of October, and
a bazaar on the last Saturday in
November, both of which will be
in aid of the enlargement of the1
church building.
On Sunday next at 5 o'clock
the Annual Sunday School Rally
will be held in the Methodist
church. A special programme is
being prepared. The children,
parents and friends are all invited to be present.
G. S. Holt, acting manager of
the local branch of the Canadian
Bank of Commerce, left Thurs-
Jay to take charge of the Princeton branch. A. St. L. Mcintosh
arrived from Vancouver on Tuesday to take his place.
There will be a meeting of the
Penticton Liberal Association on
Tuesday evening at eight o'clock
in the office of the S. C. Smith
Lumber Co. All Liberals are requested to be present.
There will be a public meeting
in Steward's hall on the evening
of Thursday, Oct. 8 to discuss
municipal organization. Everybody come! A special invitation
is extended to the ladies. Penticton Board of Trade.
A number of boys made themselves obnoxious last Sunday
evening by creating a disturbance
in the vicinity of Steward's hall
while Baptist service was being
conducted. Better be careful
boys, as the law provides a heavy
penalty for disturbing church
services.
Tickets to the New Westminster exhibition may be purchased
from the 26th inst. to Oct. 2nd
and are good for return up to
Oct. 7th. The fares, return,
from lake points are as follows:
Penticton, $14.45; Summerland,
$14.20; Peachland, $13.95 ; Kelowna, $13.40; Okanagan Landing, $12.55.
There will be a meeting in the
room above Wade's store next
Monday evening, 28th inst., for
the purpose of organizing an
aquatic association. All who are
interested in the enterprise are
requested to be present. It is
well to start in at this season of
the year so that everything may
be fully in hand by next spring.
Thos. MacLean, of the Pacific
('oast Lumber Co., spent a few
days in Penticton this week,
g.iest of Mrs. S. J. Bradshaw.
Mr. MacLean is located at the
n )rth of Vancouver Island and is
now on his holidays. This was
his first visit to the Okanagan,
aid he is much pleased with the
c mntry, especially with Penticton.
What came very near proving
a fatal accident occurred  at the
rifle   range   last  Saturday.     A
squared piece of timber lying on
top of the rifle butt, behind which
George Kent was marking,  was
struck by a bullet.     The  bullet
was turned down by a knot with
the result that it passed  behind
Kent on
bone and
Fortu-
the only
evil result; but this should prove
s are
Local and Personal
Rev. R. W. Hibbert spent
Tuesday in Summerland.
Frank McClure spent part of
t'.ie past week in Kelowna.
Geo. Murk returned on Monday after taking in the Vernon
exhibition.
Mrs. F. H. Latimer returned
Monday after spending a few
days in Vernon.
G. A. Henderson, of the Bank
of Montreal, Vernon, was in town
Monday evening.
R. M. Stewart returned on
Monday from a hunting trip,
bringing, as a trophy, a fine caribou head.
Mrs. Ben Baker returned on
Wednesday after a visit of about
three months with friends in
Edmonton.
Mr. and Mrs. L. A. De Wolfe,
after spending the summer in
Penticton, left Wednesday morning for Ithica, N. Y.
There will be a football practice
every Thursday and Saturday
afternoon hereafter. The boys
wish to get in line for the fall
sports.
Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Wade left
for Victoria last week.     They
will visit Thos. Ellis and family
in that city, and also take in the I the butt striking Mr
exhibition. j the jaw, grazing the
Mr. and Mrs. I. M. Stevens, j coming out at the chin
A. B. Campbell and A. E. Kay nately, a scar will be
last Sunday rode over  the  trail
to Okanagan Falls, enjoying the1 a warning t> soe that thin
trip very much. i safe hereafter.
^ THE PENTICTON PRESS, PENTICTON, B.C. SEPTEMBER 20, 1008.
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COMMUNICATIONS
(We do not hold ouraelvoa responsible for tho
oiuniuns of correspondents.)
PEACHLAND.
To the Editor nf Tim-: PENTICTON Pnrcss:
Dear Sir,���I noticed in tic
last issue of the Press four different applications to lease parts
of the lake foreshore. Since th(
first notice to apply for a lease
appeared in your columns about
a month ago I have been waitinj
to see if the Board of Trade oi
other responsible body were likely to take the matter up.
Nearly everyone I have sp'oker
to on the subject seemed to re
gard the matter in a rather non-
chalent sort of way or expresser'
the opinion that somebody ough
to do something and then evidently dismissed the subject from
their minds as a thing that die
not concern them.
Very few of our people have
yet realized what these applications mean and I think it is higr
time that their attention was
drawn to the fact that the eye?
of the land grabber are turned
on our splendid stretch of bead
which all admit is the one greal
attraction Penticton at present
possesses over other lake towns.
Now what is going to happen ii
these leases are granted ? Only
this, that before next summei
the only public part of the lakf
shore will be the street ends, all
the rest will most probably be
fenced in with barbed wire
fences put up by such public
spirited citizens as the four
gentlemen who are at present
making application to lease the
lake front from the mouth oi
Penticton Creek nearly to Main
street.
There is another aspect to this
question, and that is: What dc
these applicants intend doing
when the Okanagan. river is
dredged and the lake lowered ':
I take it for granted that thej
will then apply for more foreshore rights and so on ad libitum
Before concluding I would like
t') suggest that a petition signet!
by all who are interested in the
future welfare of the town bt
forwarded through one of OUl
members to the Minister of Land.1
and Works asking him to refust
the applications for leases, and
so save the beach and foreshore
for the public, especially the
children.
Trusting you will be able to
find space for this letter in your
next issue.
I am yours very sincerely.
Searchlight.
Fernie, B.C., Sept. 16, 1908.
W. J. Clement, Esq.,
Penticton, B.C.
Dear Sir,���We are in receipt of
your postal order for $8.00 hand-
ei us by Messrs. Ross & Alexander as a further subscription
from the citizens of Penticton.
Kindly accept our hearty
thanks for this generous donation, and convey to the donors
o.ir appreciation.
Yours respectfully,
Fernie District Fire Relief Committee, per R. R. Webb, Sec'y.
Master Harry Urquhart returned home Thursday from the
coast where he spent his vacation.
A. W. Angus welcomed last
iveek his mother and sister, who
arrived from Edinburgh. They
report a pleasant and speedy
oassage.
Master Henry Johnston, of
vVinnipeg, who has been spending the summer with Dr. and
Mrs. Smith, went to Summer-
land, Friday to attend the College
there.
A number of our citizens attended the Vernon Exhibition,
which from reports was a grand
s lecess. Peachland feels deservedly proud, having carried
olf a large number of the fruit
prizes.
Messrs. Lang and Mitchell are
inprovingthe appearance of a
n.imber of residences by painting.
W. A. Lang returned from a
b .isiness trip to the coast Friday,
Mrs. (Dr.) McKechnie and
c'lildren were the guests of Mrs.
McDougald last week.
Mr. Keating and family have
moved into Lieut.-Gov. Bulyea's
c >ttage in the orchard.
Jas. Brooks spent the first part
o" the week in Kelowna.
Mrs. Cossar and her daughter
arrived from Calgary to join Mr.
2 )ssar, who preceded them some
mnths ago, and in that time has
ouilt a neat cottage on the hill
iverlooking the town.
Miss Whyte and Mrs. (Dr.)
L'psett. of Naramata, spent Saturday and Sunday in town and
returned home Monday accompanied by Mesdames Robinson,
Bulyea and Babbitt.
Mrs. Dawson was among the
visitors to the Kelowna Fair,
M mday.
Messrs. Affleck and Garrawav
had in hand the collecting of the
fruit exhibit for the Kelowna
show.
Mr. and Mrs. Hamilton Lang
and children, who spent the summer in their cottage on the beach,
returned to their Vernon home
Saturday. They will be greatly
missed.
The sidewalk is being extended up Beach avenue as far as
the school. Just keep going and
we will have a neat, pretty town
ia time after all.
Miss Mabel Warnicker left for
Winnipeg, Monday, after a
month's visit with her relatives
here. Her sister accompanied
her as far as the Landing.
Rev. J. J. Nixon certainly has
made a name for himself in the
sporting line, having shot a bear
while out on a hunting expedition.
ALLEN GROVE.
Hiram Inglee, of White Lake,
I was a caller at Fruitland Farm
on Sunday.
Mrs. W. J. Farleigh spent a
number of days recently with
friends in Penticton.
Carl    Nelson,    of     Spokane,
Wash., arrived here  last week,
and will make his home for the
: p esent at Fruitland Farm.
Mr. F. Parker, of Dublin, Ire-
j land, arrived here Saturday on a
i visit to his father,  W.   Smythe
Parker, J. P., of Marron Lake.
Mrs. J. S. McDonald, of Penticton, was the guest of Mrs. R.
L. Allen for a few days last
week.
Miss Florence McLennan returned to her home at Okanagan
Falls last week.
L. J. Goodchap, road foreman,
finished this season's work on
Friday last.
FOR SALE.
Motur hunt for sale, almoBt now. Roberts 6 h. p.
i motor, magneto and full equipment,    Speed '.0
miles.    Owner railed away anil  boat  left  in mv
care to sell cheap. It. It. KRELY,
8'" jJenticton.
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Subscription $1.00 Year. The Penticton Press
DIRECTORY.
NEW GO
Newly   Receive
Boots & Shoes
We have just added to our
stock one of the largest shipments of Shoes we nave ever
received, and we believe at the
present time we are carrying
the largest stock in town.
When in need of Shoes don't
fail to look us up.
Dry Goods & Notions
Blankets, Comforters, a big
range of Pillow Tops with silk
for embroidering same, Children's Bearshin Coats, Muffs, Collars, Children's Toques, Hoods
and Inf antees, all sorts of Yarns
for knitting and crocheting, Ice
Wool Squares and a good assortment of general Dry Goods just
received.
Men's Furnishings
Winter Underwear, Shirts,
Sweaters, Socks, etc.
Clothing
We have just received a nice
range of samples of Men's Suitings, Pantings and Overcoatings
for winter wear. Come in and
leave your order for a new fall
suit at Eastern prices.
Ammunition
Eley's "Grand Prix" Smokeless
loaded shells, all sizes of shot.
32 Rifle, 32 Revolver, 38-55, 303,
30-30, 30-40, and all kinds of 22
rifle cartridges.
CHURCH SERVICES
St. Saviour's Church, Fairview Avenue : Vicar.
Kev. J. A. Cleland. Celebration of Holy Gom-
muni .n the lsl and :ird Sundays .if the month
after 11 o'clock matins; the 2nd Sunday at 8 a.
m. Horning prayer at 11 a.m. Evensong at
7:110 p.m.
Presbyterian services each Sunday in Steward's
Hall at 11 a.m. or 730 p.m. Hev. Jas. Hjud,
pastor.
Baptist services each Sunday in Steward's Hall.
at 11 a. m. or 7:30 p.m. Rev. A. S. Baker,
pastor.
Presbyterian  and   Baptist   services   alternate,
morning and evening.
| Methodist services in church each Sunday at 11 a.
m.  and   7:30  p.m.:   Sunday  School 2:15 p.m.
Prayer meetings 8 p.m. on Wednesday.    Kev.
I'.. VV. Hibbert, pastor.
Young Peoples' Christian Union  meets  in  the
.Methodist church every Tuesday at 8 p.m.
SOCIETIES
A. F. & A. M. meet in Mason's Hall, Main St., 1st
Wednesday in each month at 8 p.m.
W. O. W. meet in Woodmens' Hall, Ellis St., 2nd
and -lth Saturday in each month at 8 p.m.
1. 0. O. F. meet in Odd  Fellows'  Hall.  Main St..
every Monday at 8 p.m.
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Friday in each mouth at B i>. m.
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ets  1st Monday  in each  month
ool Board mi
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Wicket opened for half an hour after mail is
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|    Closing���For boat and stages: 8 p. m. daily ex-
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for Monday's boat and stages: 8.45 p. m. Sundays.
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'Phone 25.
Ellis Street.
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Comprising the following :���
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Cockshutt 3, 2, and 1-horse
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Cockshutt Wheel Scrapers and
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College Matriculation, junior and
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MURK   BLOCK.
PENTICTON,      -       -       B.C.
'Phone 17.
R. B. KERR,
BARRISTER & SOLICITOR
Notary Public.
KELOWNA, - - B. C.
OFFICE, MAIN STREET.
Dr.C.A.JACKSON
DENTIST
S. O. Land Company's   Block
PENTICTON, B. C.
'Phone II.
Sale of Lands for Unpaid Delinquent Taxes  in the
Kettle River Assessment District, British Columbia.
I hereby give notice that on Friday, tin' 9th day of October, A. D. 1908,
at the hour of twelve o'clock, noon, 1 shall sell by Public Auction, at the Government Office, Fairview, the lands hereinafter set out for the delinquent taxes
unpaid by said persons on the Hist day of December, 1907, and for interest, costs
and expenses, Including the cost of advertising the said sale, if the total amount
due is not sooner paid :
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Notary Public
PENTICTON, B. C.
Delinquent '
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Name of person
Short description of Property
assessed
Asses il
School
Taxes
inxes
of sale
Sub-div. No. 29 of lot 110. l|.r,2
n Vj of n e V, see 84, It   Vi of  n
$16 20
$ 1 08
$      80
W. L. U'Eatb	
w ' i sec 35. tp 53
16 oo
75
Wm. Jolinstono	
8 e V, sec 28, n w Vi sec 22 lp 53
on 60
2 70
Shuttleworth Kstate ..
lot486, tp Si
9 no
���15
Dugald Gillespie	
n e Vi sec 14. ii w 'i sec l.'l lp B8
25 20
7 60
1 45
lot :tl8li, tp 89
lot 2151, tp 07
13 20
li 00
00
30
P. H. Carey	
T. J. Smith	
jub-dlv no. 28 of lot 4 g 7 and
sub-div no. 28aoi lot 1 g 7
11) 20
9 22
1 05
A. J. Alcock	
-iulrdiv no. 44 of tot 1  g 7 and
sub-div no. 44a of lot 5 g  7
lots 4 and 5 block E of lot 4 g 7
10 2li
7 15
1 00
J.E. Batcll	
sub-div no. 64 of lot 6 g 7 and
sub-div no. Ola of lot 115
sub-div no. 77 of lot 250
11 34
7 IS
85
Unknown owner	
-lub-div no. 53 ol lot 250
4 06
20
Unknown owner	
sub-div no. 85 of lot 2<i0
2 46
10
(ub-div no.  08 of lot  115 and
sub-div no. 118 of lot 116
iitb-div no. 120 of lot 110
21 00
1 110
W. A. McLean	
sub-div no. SO of lot 115
'., 40
26
S. J. Kinney	
sub-div no.  SIS,  99 and  112 of
lot lit;
9 00
40
Wm. Grayson 	
sub-div no. 109 of lot llti
5 40
3 -12
4(1
K. U. Dookateader	
lot 1105. g 1
7 20
65
C. M. Grouse	
lot 2312, K 1
9 00
00
Gilbert McConell	
1 >t 7 block 2, map 179 Penticton
3 U0
16
W. E. Welby	
lot 10 and 17 block 2. and  kit   1
block 13 Penticton, map 479
37 50
23 76
2 75
lots 3 and 4 block 111. Penticton
map 479
3 00
15
lot 27 block 25,  Penticton map
479
60
38
05
P. H. Jones	
.ots (i, 7, 8 and 9 block 20,  Ten-
ticton map 479
2 40
1 18
32
lots 1 and 2 block 27, Penticton
map 479
9 00
8 85
95
John Philip	
ots 11,  12,  13 and  11 block  1
Penticto&map 269
lOtl block   A,   Penticton   map
27 00
17 10
2 00
209
6 00
2 95
65
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dell
11 40
50
J. P. Anderson	
,ot 2980
3 Oil
15
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30 15
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Fairview, B. C, September 5Lh, 1908.
II. A. TURNER,
Deputy Assessor and Collector,
Kettle River Assessment District
II. MURK
EASY SHAVE       - -       25c.
ARTISTIC HAIR-CUT   -       ���  25c.
Sha\ Ing Tickets 0 for $1.00.
C. P. R.
,AND FOR
SALE
Choice fruit lots, improved and
unimproved.
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Large quantity of apple trees for sale,
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Sj^  ELEAJVOTl GATES,
Author of "The Biography of a Prairie Girl."
COPYRIGHT.    1806.    BY     McCLURE,    PHILLIPS    Is    COMPANY.
1 ne oiiicnnt i ii in tisitlt- Ills riiuuiu:;
stone aud Ktrove to unlet litem But
the sudden com motion under tlie roof
Inn] already attracted tlie young officer Stooping, he cuugllt a glimpse of
ISqunw Charley.
"Oh. there you are!" he exclaimed
nnd motioned for him to come forth.
When the Indian appeared, tbe deerskin in his linns. Lieutenant Fraser
pointed toward Hie entrance. "Yon
collie with me." he said, with a gesture
In the sign language.
Sipiaw Charley moved slowly along
with him. No one was In sight in the
IlicloHure���no one deemed even to he
looking on. But. opposite Brown
Mink's lodge, the old woman dashed
out, seized the hide with a scream of
rage nnd dashed hack again. The
next moment Charley passed through
the sliding panel and took up his
march to headtiuarters.
"oo this Is your last wild pet, eh.
Robert?" said Colonel Cummiugs ns
they eutered. He backed up to his
stove and surveyed Squaw Charley
good naturedly. "Let me see, now.
You've run the scale from a devil's
darning needle to a baby wolf. Next
thing, I supj'ose. you'll be introducing
us to a youngish rattlesnake."
Lieutenant Fraser rumpled his hair
sheepishly. "But you ought to see the
way they're treating him ��� banging
him around as if he were a dog."
"H'm.     He   certainly   doesn't   look
strong."
"They work him to death, colonel."
The commanding officer laughed.  "A
redskin  working must be a sight for
sore eyes."
"But they don't feed him, sir."
The  outcast,   wrapped   close  in  his
blanket   lifted   his   pinched   face   to
them.
"How'd It happen I didn't notice this '
fellow   during   the   march?"   inquired
the colonel, a trifle suspiciously.
"He   was   with   the   squaws   when
there was anything to do.  but when
we were on the move he fell to the
rear."
"Didn't try to get away?"
"No.   .lust straggled along."
"Ah!    Do you know whether or not
be took part in tbe fight the day we
captured them?"
At tbe question a swift change came
over Squaw Charley. He retreated a
little and bent his head until his chin
rested  upon   his  breast
Lieutenant Fraser threw out his arm
in mute reply. No feathers, no paint,
no gaudy shirt or bonnet marked the
Indian as a warrior.
The elder man approached the silent,
shrinking figure not unkindly. "Aud
what do you want me to do for him,
Robert'.'" he asked.
Lieutenant Fraser sprang forward
eagerly, his face shining. "He's so
quiet and willing, sir���so ready to do
anything he's told. I'd be grateful if
you thought you could trust him outside tbe stockade. He could get tbe
odds and ends from tlie bachelor's
mess."
"I'll be hanged. Robert!" cried his
superior, annoyed. "Most men. just
out of West Point, have an eye to
killing redskins, not coddling 'em."
The other crimsoned. "I'm sorry
you look at It that way. colonel," he
said. "I'm ready to punish or kill in
the case of bad ones. But���you'll pardon my saying It���I don't Fee that It's
tbe duty of au officer to barm a good
one."
Squaw Charley raised his bead and
cblfted timidly from foot to foot
"Well, Robert," said Colonel Cummiugs quietly, "you still have tbe eastern view of tbe Indian question. However, let me ask you this: Hns this
man n story, and what is it? For all
you know, he may deserve being
'bunged around.'"
Lleutenuut Fraser was shaking his
head In answer when swift came one
from the pariah. Le searched In his
bosom, under tbe t:itt. red waist, drew
out the rag bound pit), tr nnd bunded
It to the commanding officer.
Very carefully the latter read it, bis
interest growing with every lint;.
Finally, giving It over to the lleutenuut, be smiled ut Squaw Charley.
"Tbat tells the tale," he snld. "I
knew the man that wrote that when 1
was with Sibley in Minnesota, the
summer after the massacre. He's a
man that writes the truth. He talks
the truth, too. and I wish I bad him
here now. so that he could interpret
for me."
"Why. sir," exclaimed the younger
men, "it says this chap knows Eng
llsh!"
"By nil tlie gods!   Of course it does.
Robert. I'll make him my Interpreter."
Tbe colonel strode up ami down in his
excitement,   pausing only   to  contend
with   the  other  for  the  paper.    "Red
Moon." lie said at last, motioning the
pariah forward, "do you know what I
am saying to you?"
Squaw Charley nodded.
"Good,    good!    This    is    fortunate.
Now  we can  have a  talk   with  these
Sioux."     He    addressed    the    iudiau !
again.    "And you speak  English?" he
asked.
There was a second grave nod.
"You   shall   be   my   interpreter,   Red
Moon.     You   shall   have   a   log  house
near the scouts, und the great father
ut   Washington    will   pay   yon.     You
shnll have double rations for yourself
and your squaw, nnd more if you have '
papooses.    What do you sny to that?"
Squaw Charley had not taken bis
eyes from the other's face for an Instant while he was talking. Now, for
answer, be shook his bead slowly and
Siidly front side to side.
"Dou't want to'.'" cried the colonel.
"I'll tell you. sir." interposed Lieu-
teunut Fraser, studying the paper, "I
don't believe he ever speaks. You'll
notice that It snys here, 'lint lie has
never.' I can't be sure, tint 1 think
the next word Is 'spoken.'".
"Vow of silence'.'"
"Something of the kind. Cnptaln
Oliver has been telling me nbout these
bucks that nre degraded, und I don't
believe thnt. even If this fellow spoke,
the rest of the tribe would treat with
ns through him."
"That's probably true."
"They've made u stpiaw of him. sir."
Deep humiliation instantly showed
lu the pariah's eyes and posture. He
looked nt Lieutenant Fraser imploringly and drew his blanket still more
closely nbout him. Then, ns with a
sign be wns bidden to put it off. be
suddenly let it drop to the floor.
"Great Scott!' cried the colonel.
"He's dressed like one!"
"Ills punishment, sir And he won't
be taken back us n warrior till be does
some big deed."
"Whnt does thnt paper say again?
'Out of the weakness of the flesh be
wept under the tortures of the sun
dance.' So that's the cause of his trouble! What did they do to you. Red
Moon?"
To reply Squaw Charley quickly invested himself of the calico waist and
turned nbout. And Colonel Cummings,
uttering his horror, traced with tender
finger the ragged, ghastly scums that
lined the pnrinh's back.
"Muscles torn loose," he said. "Not
old wounds either." As Squaw Charley resumed waist and blanket he looked on pityingly.
"I'll give him his freedom," he said
when the outcast stood ready to depart. "He can come nnd go in the post
as he likes. Robert, see that the adjutant understands my order. Now
let him get something to eat in the
kitchen."
When Squaw Charley's hunger hnd
dlsappenred before the enforced and
rather nervous generosity of Colonel
Cummings' black cook and Lieutenant
Fraser hnd left him he hurried away
from headquarters. Making his way
to tbe sentry line north of Branuon, he
gathered firewood along the Missouri
until dark.
*******
The lantern hnd been out for an
hour in the cottonwood shack. Father
and daughters were asleep. But at
the end of that time Dallas was suddenly awakened by the sound of loud
stamping and rending in the lean-to.
Ben and Betty, roused by the fear of
something, were plunging and pulling
back on their halter ropes. Startled,
her heart beating wildly, tbe elder girl
crept softly to the warped door.
Her father and sister still slept, undisturbed by tbe noise in the stable,
which now quieted as abruptly as it
had begun. Dallas heard the team
begin to feed ngnln. And from outside
tbe shack there came only a faint rustle. Was it the uncovered meadow
grass of the eaves as the wind brushed
gently through it or the whisper of
moccasins on snow?
*���*���������*
Lnter. when Squnw Charley entered
the sliding panel of the stocknde, he
crept noiselessly toward the shingle
roof. But he wns not to gain it unseen.
Afruid-of-n-Fnwn, who hnd been looking nbout for him, bulled him savagely as he nenred,
"Wood for the morning fire." she demanded.
By the light streaming out of a nearby lodge she saw that Squuw ('hurley
wns looking at Iter defiantly, She set
upon him, cursing and kicking, and
drove him before her to the shelter.
"Tbe pig!" she cried. "Running free
since the sun was at the center of the
sky nnd yet not n stick! May a thousand devils take the coward! He
quakes like nu uspen!"
Squaw Charley wus Indeed trembling, but only with the cold, and
soon, under the shingle roof, the snuggling dogs would warm him. Blows
aud abuse counted nothing this night.
He wns fed, freedom was his, and
he had puid a debt of gratitude.
over tne 'younger girl -a change that
Dallas hud uot lulled to see. yet had
utterly failed lo understand. Marylyn
still performed her few -asks about
1'ie house, but with absentmiuded carelessness. Her work done, she took up
Ihe long neglected vigil at the windows,
I pending many quiet and seemingly
purposeless hours there���all unmindful
that the beaded belt lay dusty and mill nisbed on a shelf. Only by fits aud
Starts was the shack enlivened by ber
Iinppy chr.tter. At nil other times she
iVas wistful nnd distrait Now, as she
Answered her father, a faltering light
��� rept Into her eyes.
"The last time Mr. Lounsbury was
Iiere," she said hesitatingly, "it wns
(he (ith. nnd today is"���
"Ah c'u git it." tlie section boss in-
D
CHAPTER   VT.
AD, wbnt's the day nfter tomorrow ?"
Evan     Lnncnster    pursed
his mouth und thoughtfully
contemplated  bis elder daughter.
"Ah c'd ilgger It out," he declared
after n puzzled silence, "ef Ah had th'
almanac." He huuted about, found
the pamphlet nnd begun to study the
December page. "Trouble is," he suid
nt last, "Ah don' know no day t' figger
fr'm���Ah los' track 'way back yonder
at th' fore part o' th' month. 'Sides,
Ah kain't say whether this Is Tuesday
er Wednesday er Thursday, Mar'lyn,
d' you remember w'at day o' th' week
it is?"
Marylyn left the farther window
nnd walked slowly forward. As she
baited beside ber sister the latter put
nn nrm about ber tenderly and drew
ber close   A change bad recently come
"Wood for the morning fire," she demanded.
terrupfed. After n moment's tallying
on his fingers he sat back and clay peel
bis knees in excitement. "W'y, Dallas," he cried, "th' day after t'mor-
row 's the end o' thet man's six
months!"
Dallas released Marylyn. "Yes," she
said, watching the younger girl wander back mechanically to tbe post she
had forsaken. "And tomorrow you
ought to start for Bismarck. Maybe
It wouldn't matter if you waited
awhile before going, but as long ns
tbe weather's good 1 think you ought
to go right off."
"Ah reckon," he replied, but not
heartily.
And so once more preparations for
a trip were made. That night, when
all was ready nnd Dallas and her father, having given the team a late
feed, were leaving the stable together,
she spoke to him of ber sister.
"There's just one thing that worried
me about your leaving," she snid. "I
don't know if you've noticed it or not,
but Marylyn don't seem to be feeling
good."
"V think mebbe she takes after her
ma?" ventured the section boss.
Dallas nodded.
"No, no," he said, "she favors me,
an' they's no need t' fret They's noth-
ln' th' mntter with her���jus' off her
oats a leetle, thet's all."
The developments of the next morning swept every thought from Dallas'
mind save those concerning the journey. For when it came time to harness the mules she found that Ben bad
unaccountably gone lame. Whether
bis mate bad kicked him or whether
he had sprained a leg while exercising
the previous afternoon she did not
know. But it was plain that, so far as
be went, the miles between quarter
section and land office were impossible. At once Dallas suggested tbat
Bptty lie driven single to a small pung
ihat bad been built for water hauling
when the well froze up. Aceordlngiy
the mule was put before the sleigh.
Failure resulted. Though both Dallas
and her father alternately coaxed and
scolded. Betty, with characteristic
stubbornness, refused to budge a rod
from the lean-to without Ben.
Dallas was In despair. "She won't
go; she won't go," she said. "We've
got to think of some other way."
"Yestiddy," observed the section
boss us he unfastened the tugs, "y' snld
It wouldu' mutter ef Ah didn' go now."
He was somewhat complacent over
the outcome of the hllch-up.
"1 don't feel thnt way now," asserted  Dallas.
"Thet ol' man up at tb' leetle ben'
bus bosses." be volunteered when tbey
were again within the shack.
"He took 'em to Ciark's two months
ago aud walked buck."
"Waal, bow 'bout th' Norwegian over
by tb' mountain?"
"He keeps oxen. If a blizzard enme
up they'd never lend you out of it."
Then she wns moved to make a suggestion which she felt certain, however, would only be denounced. "There
are hundreds of horses and mules nt
Branuon. 1 could ask there for a
team."
Instantly l.nncnster's ire wns roused.
"Thet's all Ah want t' hear fr'm you
'bout them blamed Yankees," he snld
hotly. "An Ah want y t' remember
It."
"But you're wrong, dnd."
"Eh?" He turned upon her in
amassed disgust.
"You're wrong," she repeated gently.
"We oughtn't to treat the soldiers ns
Is they was enemies. Some day we'll
be in danger here"���
"Bosh!"
"And then we'll have to take their
help."
He began to hobble up nnd down,
working himself iuto a white bent
���"S long ns Ah live on this claim," he
snld,  "Ah'U  never go t'   Branuon fer
anytnin'. nn' they'll lie no trottnv nnc;;
au' forth.   Thet ornery trash over tbar
j is tb' same, most of It. thet fought th'
' south jus' n few years ago. Ah kain't
forget  thet.     An'  not  one   of   'em   'II
j ever set a foot In this house."
After more hobbling be  burst forth
. again.    "Ah tell  y'.   Dallas.  Ah  won't
, Lev' you gals meetin' them  no 'count
soldiers"���
She smiled at him.    "We don't want
| to  meet any soldiers,"  she answered.
j "But  there  nre  women  at  the   fort -
I women like mother. It seems a shame
we can't know them."
"\" mother raised y' f be 's fine a
lady ns any of 'em over tliur!"
"Maybe that's true. If it is, then
they'd like us, wouldn't they, and we
could hnve friends'.' I'm not thinking
nbout myself���just nbout Marylyn."
i "You gals got each other. Meetin'
tli* women at Brannon means meetin'
th' men. An' Ah won't hev it!" His
Voice rose almost to n shout.
I "I'll never Speak to you nbout it
again," she said. And her quiet acceptance mollified him.
"SI' gal, y' kain't think how Ah feu!
'about them Yanks," be went on tremulously. "An' Ah wnn'l y' t' promise
me thet whether Ah 'in 'live er dead
y' 'II alius keep on you' own side of th'
river."
!: She glanced up nt him quickly. "Do
you mean that, daddy?" she asked,
'using the name he had borne in her
babyhood.
|,   "Ah do!    Ah do!"
"Then   1   promise."    Her  tone   wal
sorrowful.
"Mar'lyn?"
The younger girl faced about slowly.
"IV you promise?"
"Promise?" she repented. "Yes���I���
I promise."
Dallas knew that the trip to tho land
office was impossible unless Lounsbury should chance nlong���which wns
unlikely, some weeks having passed
since his Inst visit. Undoubtedly were
he to come he would help tbem. I In t
.would her father allow her to ask the
storekeeper's aid?   I'robably not.
"I'll tell' Charley about It tonight'
die said finally. "We just got to And
i way."
"Whnt c'n he do?" retorted her fa-
!her. "Far 's him 's gitting a team 's
concerned, we might 's well look fet
some oue t' come right outen th' sky."
Her determination to ask advice of
(he pariah was a natural one. The
morning that succeeded the night of
the mules' terror she had awakened to
2nd a reassuring explanation for theii
fear. In tbe growing light, ns the
trumpet sounded reveille from the fort,
she sprang up nnd looked out expectantly. On the top of a drift in front
of the door wns a bundle of sticks! A
hard crust hnd formed during the
night, nnd moccasin tracks lending up
to the wood nnd then pointing away
again were cast In it with frozen clearness.
"That poor Indian!" she hnd exclaimed in grateful relief.
Not once after his summoning liefore
Colonel Cummings had Squaw Charley
forgotten daily to leave firewood at
tho shuck. The evening of his second
trip across the Missouri. Dallas had
lain In wait for him. secreted under
the dismantled schooner, which she
hud drawn into place beside tbe door.
And ns bringing his offering be crossed the snow softly and approached,
the terrified mules again announced
his coming, nnd she balled him.
"Come on, come near," she had called.    "I want t.i see you."
Eager to prove his good intent he
bad hastened forward, nnd she, just
as eager to show her thankfulness, bad
led him into the house. There, wilh
the distrustful eye of tbe section boss
upon him and wilh Marylyn watching
In trepidation from a distance, be had
eaten and drunk nt Dallas' bidding.
At the very moment when Dallas decided to confide in him Squaw Charley was not unmindful of her. Where
the river bluffs back of Branuon shoved their dark shoulders through the
snow, the wind having swept their
tops clean of the last downfall, lie was
working away like a muskrnt. To nnd
fro he went, searching diligently for
bufi'nlo chips. A sack followed him on
a rope tied to a leather belt, so that
he could beat tils hands against Ms
breast ns he covered every Square rod
of dead, curly grass on the uplands.
The bag crammed to the top, be took
off his blanket und. despile the cold.
began to fill il also. For be knew,
nnd fully ns well ns the; .Im watched
die thermometer bunging just outside
the entrance nt headquarters, thai the
ulght would require much fuel.
As he hunted nlong the bare rldgo
something more thnn the frigid gusts
tbat whipped the skirt about his lean
shanks urged him to finish his gathering and go rlverwnrd. In the liltle
snug cabin out on the prairie u cheery
welcome awaited him. Before tbe
glowing coals in the stone fireplace be
could warm his slinking legs There
was good food for his empty stoinitcli
But, better than nil else, there II kind
ly face always smiled u greeting.
The blanket piled so high with chips
that Its weight balanced the grain
sack, he prepared lo start rlverwnrd.
But first, prompted by nn old habit.
be climbed to a high point of bluff
near by nnd standing where lookouts
hnd maintained a post before severe
weather compelled their withdrawal
carefully scanned the white horizon.
To the west, from where���tlie band i"
tho stocknde boasted-warriors of their
tribe would come In the spring to
make a rescue; to tbe north, on either
side of the ice bound Missouri; to the
east, in the wide gap between the (lis-
tnnt ranges of hills.' he suw no creature moving. But facing southward,
bis hands shading his eyes carefully
from the glare, he spied on the custom
bunk, nnd nt not a great distance, tlie
approach of a familiar milk white
horse drawing u heavy pung.
(To be continued))
ASSIGNEE'S NOTICE.
NOTICE is  hereby  given   that The
Okanagan Nursery Company, Limited,
'a   body   corporate   duly    incorporated
j under "the Companies' Act, with its registered office at Penticton in the county
of Yale, has  by  deed   of  assignment,
made in  pursuance   of  the  Creditors'
I Trust Deeds Act, 1901,   and  amending
I acts, dated the 22nd day of September,
1(108, has assigned all its personal prop-
| erty, real  estate,   credits   and  effects
! which may be seized and sold under execution,   to  William  Frederic  Hunter
! Swinton, of Penticton, accountant,  for
the general benefit of its creditors.
A meeting of the creditors will be
j held in the room over A. II. Wade's
store at Penticton, tit 8 o'clock in the
afternoon of Monday, the fifth day of
October, 1908, for the giving of directions with reference to the disposal of
]the estate.
NOTICE is hereby further given that
all creditors and others   having  claims
against, the estate are required  to  file
1 tne same with the Assignee on   or   liefore the 20th day of October, 1908, wilh
��� full particulars of their claims duly
verified, and tbe nature of the secun-
! ties, if any, hold by them.    All parties
��� indebted to the said estate are requested in pay th" amounts of their indebtedness forthwith to the Assignee.
AM) NOTICE is hereby further
(given that after the 20th day of October. 1908, the Assignee will proceed to
distribute the assets amongst the creditors of whose d-lits and claims he shall
then have had notice, and he will not
be responsible for the assets or any
part th( reoi so distributed to any creditor of whose (I ibt or claim he shall not
have then received notice.
Dated at Penticton this 22nd day of
September, 1908.
W. F. H. SWINTON,
Assignee.
TENDERS
OKANAGAN DISTRICT
Ferry, Summerland���Bast Summerland,
Okanacian Lakh.
IN accordance with Chapter 78, R. S. B. C. 1897,
' "Perries Act," the Government of British
Columbia invite applications for a charter for a
ferry to ply between Summerland and a point on
the opposite side of Okanagan Lake, known as
East Summerland, a distance <>f about 2% miles.
Applications will be received up to and including
Sal in-day. the 2<ith day of September, 1908.
The charter will cover a period expiring on the
80th June, 1910. 8-8
NOTICE.
Osovoos Land District. District of
Yale.
TAKE NOTICE that Frederick Richard Gartrell, of Sunimerland, in the
province of British Columbia, farmer,
intends to applv for permission to purchase the following described land:���
Commencing at a post planted at the
northwest coiner of lot 2555, thence
east 20 chains, thence north 20 chains,
thence west 20 chains, thence south 20
chains, to place of beginning.containing
10 acres.
Located on the 28th day of May,1908.
7-       Frederick Richard Gartrell
THE
eiden Bakery
- -FOR-
Good Wlioiesome Bread,
Cakes and Pastry.
GIVE US A TRIAL AND WE
WILL PLEASE YOU.
L. T. ROBERGE.
Sealed Tenders will be received by
the undersigned up to the 15th day of
October. A. D. 1908, for the following
lands belonging to Thomas Edward
Hall:
(1) Lot one hundred and sixty-six
(106), subdivision of district lot two
hundred (200), plan 302, townsite of
Penticton, 9.37 acres more or less.
This property is enclosed with a good
fence, planted a portion in fruit trees
and the rest under cultivation.
(2) City lots four (4) and five (5),
block thiry-seven (37), plan 335, town-
site of Penticton.
Each of these lots contain one (1)
acre and are situate on Main street.
(3) Lots eleven (11) and twelve (12),
block thirty-eight (38), plan 356, town-
site of Penticton.
These lots are situate on Jermyn
street and each contain one (1) acre.
The highest or any tender not necessarily accepted and all tenders subject
to the approval Of the Judge.
Dated this 10th day of Septet;.ber,
A. D. 1908.
Charles George Major.
New Westminster. B. C.
Committee of the person and estate of
Thomas Edward Hall, a lunatic.       lo-2
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
Take notice that all persons indi bted
to Thomas Edward Hall, formerly ol"
Penticton, British Columbia, are required to pay me the amount of their
indebtedness forthwith, and all persons
having claims against the said Thomas
Edward Hall are required to present
them to me duly verified by affidavit on
or before the 15th day of October, A.
D. 1908, after which date I will proceed
to deal with the estate of the said
Thomas Edward Hall, having regard
only to such claims as are then properly before me.
Dated this 10th day of September, A.
D. 1908.
Charles G. Major,
New Westminster, B. C,
Committee of the person and estate
of Thomas Edward Hall. 10-2
NOTICE
Take notice that H. Harlow, of Penticton, mason, sixty days after date
intends to apply to tne Honorable Chief
Commissioner of Lands and Works for
a lease of the following foreshore, viz.:
Commencing at Northwest corner of
lot 8, block 39, Penticton, Yale District,
thence Northerly 340 feet; thence East
210 feet; thence Southerly 471 feet;
containing 1.7 of an acre, more or less,
for a cement factory.
10-9 H. HARLOW.
September 12, 1908.
Have You Lands To Sell?
Send all particulars, and your most liberal terms.
We have a select list of Old Country and Ontario
buyers for fruit, farm, and ranch lands.
G. S. LAWRENCE
2.r)S Portage Ave.,
10-4 Winnipeg:, Man.
NC ] ICE
Notice is hereby given that we will
prosecute any person or persons fount!
trespassing or hunting without permission upon our properties at Three Mile
Creek. G. W. JOHNSON,
M. C. KENDALL,
10-13t JOHN STRUTT.
Penticton, Sept. 17, I DDK.
Now growing in our Nurseries for the
fall trade: -
93,000 Peach, Apricot, Nectarines, Cherry,
Plum, Prune, Pear and Apple-in all
li lading varieties.
100.Will   Small   Fruits,
10.000  Ornamental  Trees in  all  loading
varieties for B. C.
Strictly home grown nVid not subject to
damage from fumigation.
Stock of Bulbs to arrive In August from
Japan, France and Holland.
Bee Supplies, Sin-ay I'unips, Seeds, Etc.
140 page Catalogue Krco.
Office, Greenhouses and Seedhouse :--
JUKI Westminster Road,
VANCOUVER,
B.C.
NOTICE
Notice is hereby given that the Penticton Lumber Syndicate, Limited,
having sold their present stock wish to
close all outstanding accounts anil request all persons indebted to them to
pay their indebtedness to the said Company on or before the fifteenth day of
October, 1908.
Dated this 15th day September, 1008.
NOTICE
Notice is hereby given that 60 days
after date I intend to apply to the Hon.
Chief Commissioner ol Lands and
Works for a lease of the following foreshore, viz.:-Commencing at the N. W.
corner of Lot 2, Block 89, Penticton,
Yale District, thence northerly 845 feel;
thence east HO feet ; thence southerly
331 feet; thence west 60 feet; containing ,40 acres, more or less.
II. J. MOORE.
September 4th, 1908. 0-9
NOTICE
*. ffiE3ST7.7Kns^^rJTHE!iaaBnBB?a����ii
CANADIAN PACIFIC  RAILWAY
SYSTEM
PROVINCIAL
EXHIBITION
NEW WESTMINSTER
Sept. 29th to Oct. 3rd, 1903.
Tickets on Sale from
SEPTEMBER 26 to OCTOBER 2,
Good going to Oct. 2.
Limit Tickets for Return Oct. 7th
Notice is hereby given that 00 days
after date I Intend to apply to the Hon.
Chief Commissioner of Lands and
Works for a lease of the following foreshore, viz:���Commencing at the N. W.
corner of Lot 4, Block 39, Penticton,
Yale District, thence northerly 331 feet;
thence east 120 feet; thence'southerly
340 feet: thence west 120 feet; containing .9 acres, more or less.
HENRY CONNER.
September 3rd, 1008. 9-9
NOTICE.
TAKE NOTICE that I. Honry Murk, of Pen-
ticton, barber, and owner of Lot 1. Block 80, according to reentered map 513 deposited in Land
Registry Office in Kamloops, B.C., intend to apply
for permission to lease the foreshore and submerged land in front of said lot only, described as
follows :
Commencing at a post planted al northwest
corner of Lot 1, Block SO, Map 518, Osoyoos Division, Yale District, deposited in the Land Registry Office in Kamloops. B.C.; thenee northwest 864
feet to a post planted in 4 feet of water in front
of above lot, In Okanagan 1 ake; thenee northeast
111.7 feet to a pest, planted in ���! feet of water. Ok-
anagan Lake; thenee southeast 846 foot to the
northeast post of Lol 1. Block 38, Map r>i:i. Penticton ; thenee southwest 06 feet 4 inches to post of
commencement.
HENRY MURK.
Dated at Penticton, B.C., AugUSl 17. WUS. S-9
Fenticton,
Summerland,
Peachland,
Kelowna,
return, $14.45
14.20
13.95
13.40
FOR SALE
Okanagan Landing,
12.55
Ona dozen Aylesbury Duetts,   Apply,
Uox li, IVniit'ton. THE PENTICTON PRESS, PENTICTON, B.C., SEPTEMBER 20. 1908.
Additional Locals
John Partridge is greatly improving the appearance and utility of his blacksmith shop by the
addition of another storey to the
front portion of the building.
Mr. Gouzee, of the advisory
board of the Belgian Syndicates,
arrived in Penticton on Saturday
accompanied Mr. W. T. Shatford. The following day was
spent in an examination of Penticton and its orchards. The
Belgian Syndicates have their
head office at Antwerp and have
been investing largely in Canada
having expended some $3,000,000
in the purchase of wheat lands
in the Northwest. They have
also purchased tlie O'Keefe and
Oreenhow ranches near Vernon
and large tracts of land near
Kelowna all of which they purpose irrigating and sub-dividing.
Mr. R. Salmon Backhouse, of
London, Eng., and Mr. Alfred
Symes, of Thorpe-le-Soken, Essex, Eng., capatalists and members of the London (Eng.) Stock
Exchange, were the guests of
Mr. W. T. Shatford at "The
Ranche" on Tuesday and Wednesday of this week. They are
visiting: Western Canada for the
first time and have invested
largely in Canadian securities.
They state that British investors
are now more favorably inclined
towards Canadian investments
than those of foreign countries
and that there will be a large
amount of British capital available for legitimate Canadian enterprise. Both gentlemen were
vary favorably impressed with
tie Okanagan and expect to re-
tarn for a more detailed examination.
The Cannery.
The Southern Okanagan Canning Co., since the new cooker
was installed, is turning out on
an average about nine hundred
cans daily, the largest output for
one day being twelve hundred
cans on Saturday, the 19th inst.
The cost of production so far this
season, according to information
furnished by the Secretary, ha?
been $1,612.20, while the canned
goods produced are worth $1,-
934.40 at the wharf. This gives-
a net profit of twenty-three per
cent, which is certainly very
creditable.
According to those conversant
with canning affairs, a cannery
should be in a position to put up
from five to ten thousand cans
daily; and an effort will be made
to interest sufficient capital to
install a steam plant of such
dimensions next season. This
season the company has been
seriously handicapped for lack of
funds to cope satisfactorily with
the situation. It is stated that
enough fruit could be secured
from Summerland alone to supply the cannery for a daily output of ten thousand cans. This
will give an idea of the immense ]
amount of business that may be j
secured with very little effort.
As to finding a market for the i
produce, there is no further room ;
for doubt. The secretary of the
company spent one or two days
on the road looking up orders,
when it was ascertained that the
entire output for this season
could be disposed of in Vernon
alone, if desired. Although, at
best, the entire output this year
will not exceed three cars, there
have been requests from Victoria
for three cars, from the Vernon
Fruit Co. for two cars and over
if possible, from a Vancouver
firm for a car of the best that
could be put up to go to New
Zealand as a sample of Okanagan
produce. Besides these two cars
have been sold at various local
points in the Okanagan and Similkameen.
With the small plant now in
use, this year's operations are
much in the way of an experiment, but it must be admitted
that the outlook is very hopeful,
The Southern Oka
Company,
LANDS
Our Irrigation system having been completed for
the Lake Skaha benches we are now offering under this
water system some 300 acres in five and ten acre tracts,
at $100.00 to $150.00 per acre.
On the Penticton benches we still have for sale
irrigated about 160 acres, at from $100. oo to $125. oo per
acre. All our bench lands are admirably adapted for
fruit.
On the Penticton flats we have open clean meadow
suitable for small fruits, vegetable and hay, at $150.oo
per acre.
Uncleared land suitable for fruit (but stoney and
wooded) $5o.oo to $loo.oo per acre.
Uncleared land quite free of stone,  suitable for
m
hay or garden stuff, $loo.oo per acre.
Term?, on all the above one quarter down, one
quarter each year with interest at 6 per cent, on deferred
payments.
ACRE LOTS
In Penticton and on Okanagan Lake Beach
to $ 15o.oo.       On Lake Skaha Beach $-loo.oo.
$3oo.oo
TOWN LOTS
We have a,great many excellent buys in town
property (business and residential). Anything we show
you will advance in value 5o per cent, within a year.
Get in now, you can make money and take no chances by
purchasing our lands.
in of a steam plant, a thriving
business should be done next
year, under the very efficient
supervision of the processor, W.
Worsnop.
E. J. FINGH
Painter, Paperhanger
and Sign Writer
Picture Framing a Spccia!ty.
WALL PAPER Carried in Stock.
Box 196.        Main St.
mm
SEEKERS
READ!!
Three One-Half Acre Lots commanding beautiful view of Okanagan Lake ; good soil; available
water supply ; 93& x 280 ft. in
iimension; planted in peach trees
this spring. Close to town.
Price, corner lots, $600 ; inside
lot, $500. Three, if taken together, $1,500. This would include dwelling.
:o:
Corner Building Lot in residential section ; pleasant surroundings; a good buy.   Price, $500.
:o:
Seven Roomed House, well
iinished ; lawn seeded down ;
corner lot; excellent location,
��ood view, and very pleasing
surroundings. Price, $2,500.
.    :o:
Eighteen Acres on Main Street
3 mile's from town, $2,000.
Apply
J. R. Mitchell,
Penticton,   =   B. C.
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LIMITED
BURNABY LAKE
Comprising 52 Acres. Capital $100,000.
We have all kinds of Fruit Trees for sale as follows:
2 Year Old :   5,500 Cherries; 1,700 Apricots; 3,500 Plums; 5,850 Peaches;
800 Crabs ; 7,825 Apples ; 950 Pears.
1 Year Old :-l,600 Crabs; 112,000 Apples ; 2,550 Pears.     100,000  Small
Fruits of all kinds.
We invite inspection We never substitute.
Home-Grown Stock.    No more danger of trees being destroyed at  Port
of Entry. Prices quoted on application. All trees planted in the
Fall which die are replaced free, and in Spring at half price.
J. J. JONES, President. G. E.
C. F. SPROTT, Vice-President. L. C.
F. E. JONES, Secretary-Treasurer. F.   J.
CLAYTON, Director.
HILL,
HART,
I
Local Agent
JOHN STEUART
P. 0. Box 33, Summerland, B. C.
st Soap and
n West Washing Powder
!HIL^^Z��1 WORTH   OF  SILVERWARE   FREE
WITH EVERY FIFTY CENT_PURCHASE_OF GOLDEN
WEST_SpAP_AND GOLDEN WEST
WASHING  POWDER.
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A. B. Campbell.
A. E. Kay.
Campbell & Kay
(Successors to Penticton Lumber Syndicate)
To the People of Penticton :
BEN  BAKER
WILL STAY WITH THESE
PRICES AS LONG AS HE
IS IN '10WN :-
SHAVE             IS cents.
8EARD TRIM 15
HAIR SINGE 15
CHILDREN'S HAIR CUT   ..  15      <���
HAIR CUTTINQ   .. 25
SHAMPOO       25      "
PACE MASSAGE.. 25      "
I will give the people of Penticton a good chance to look
as slick as in any city in
Canada. Right up-to-date
shop, and you know the work
that I can do.
LIVE AND LET LIVE.
THE
If you want Penticton to go ahead
help build it up
by putting a nice house on your lot.     Every
little helps.
We Have the Material. rm
XMT T     riOnil^   Ranges, Cooking Stoves,
J^I^La  %^^JULJ7*> Hcating Stovcs
TO   HAND General     -     Hardware
PENTICTON HARDWARE CO.
Penticton Dairy
Daily delivery of Fresh Milk to-
all parts of the Town.
12 quarts for $1.00, cosh monthly in advance.
Tickets, 11 quarts for $1.00, ciinh in advance;
and with the interesting of ad-    Kaccountaa'o���n.1��iuartafo'-*i.oo.
ditional capital, and the putting[H. M. McNeill,     .     Prop.
PENTICTON
& OROVILLE
STAGE
Via Fairview
Leaves Penticton Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 6:30 a.m., arriving at Oroviile the same day at 6 p. m.
Through Fare - $6.00
Arnott & Hine,
FAIRVIEW. B'. C.
RATHVON & CARLESS
CONTRACTORS
AND
BUILDERS
i Plans,  Specifications   and   Estimates
Furnished for all Kinds of Work.
U A. RATHVON,
'Phone White t
CHAS. L. CARLESS,
'Phone White 2
M  C. KENDALL, Q. R. MASON.
Notary Public.
&
REAL ESTATE AGENTS
Five-roomed house on double
corner, can be bought for $900.
One acre on Main Street, on
reasonable terms.
Fire Insurance with only the
best Bompanies:
Phoenix of London,
Liverpool & London & Globe,
Royal, Canadian,
Union, British America,
Atlas, Guardian.
CLEARING SALE
OF
BOOTS &  SHOES
AT  COST
H. OLIVER
To obtain this Silverware, all you have to do is to purchase 50c.
worth of Golden West Soap (2 cartons) or Washing Powder; or
25c. worth of each, AND ASK YOUR GROCER for a Silver
Plated Teaspoon FREE (which is worth at least 25c), then cut out
the coupon off the two cartons and send them to the Manufacturers
including 2c. for postage, and obtain another Silver Plated Teaspoon FREE.
In this way your
Golden West Soap and Golden  West
Washing Powder costs you
GET THE " SPOONEY " FEELING.
Address:   Premium Department,
Standard Soap Company, Limited,
Calgary, Alberta.
Wi
EDD1NG
P
RESENTS
We carry a beautiful stock of Wedding
Presents   in   cut   glass   and    silver.
Large assortment of high grade
.    WEDDING RINGS
. Engagement Rings
To suit the purse.
ISSUER OF MARRIAGE LICENSES.
HARRIS, The Jeweler
HarriS
nursery co.,
Penticton.
Beautify your lot with some
of our shade trees.
We have Elm, Ash, Maple,
Catalpa, Mulberry, Black Walnut, and Ash Leaved Maple.
Some perennial shrubs and
apple true;-; left.
D. W. Crowley
&Co.
Wholesale and Retail Butchers
Goods Delivered to any part of  the
Town on Tuesday, Thursday
and Saturday.
I  ��.
WE GIVE OUR PROMl'T ATTENTION TO
MAIL ORDERS
,1. F, PARKINS, Manager.

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