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VOL. 3.   No. 7.
PENTICTON, B.C., SATURDAY, AUGUST 29, 1908.
$1.00 Per Year In Advance
THE CANADIAN BANK
OF COMMERCE
HEAD   OFFICE, TORONTO
B. E. WALKER, President
ALEX. LAIED, Genercl Kana~cr
ESTABLISHED   1867
Paid-up Capital, $10.000,000
Reserve Fund, -    5,000,000
Branches throughout Canada, and in the United States and England
Every facility afforded to farmers and
others lor  the  transaction of their
banking business     Sales notes will he cashed or taken for collection.
COUNTRY BUSINESS
RAMLUNP RY MAN Accounts may he opened by mail, and
DAIllMriU D I III MIL monies deposited or withdrawn in
this way witli equal facility.
Penticton Branch
ns
J. J. HUNTER, Manager.
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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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(with the exception of our Weekly Bargains)   150 coupons will
bearer to 12 Photos of himself, and 1 Enlargement free.
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MAIN  STREET  CASH   GROCERS.
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Tetley'uTea, -. lb. tins, per tin $1.10
Holbrook'�� Sauce, per bottle      20
Pine Apples, per tin      10
Oynters, " Shield & Deer" Brand, per tin 16 & 30
Cocoanut, 'Schepp's." per package IB & 30
Jelly Powder, per package     10
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JUST RECEIVED
A large consignment of
Single and Double
Light and Heavy HARNESS
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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.
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Penticton Stage and Livery
Stables.
Stage Connects with Steamer "Okanagan" at Penticton, with Great Northern
Railway at Keremeos, and with stage to Hedley and Princeton, Leaves at (> a.m
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
Alfred H. Wade, Prop.
Dry Goods, Gent's Furnishings, Boots and Shoes, Groceries   |
and General Merchandize of all Sorts
Ao-ent for     GIANT POWDER CO.
/\geni ior   okanagan flour mills co.
Goods delivered through the town. Prompt attention to orders.
3 PENTICTON,       -        - B.C.
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British Columbia Game Laws.
Non-residents must take out ?
license���big game $100 ; game-
birds $5 (for one week).
Birds living on noxious insect.'
and phesents, quail, partridge
(English or grey or Hungarian),
robin, gull, chaffinch, blackbird
(English), thrush, linnet, skylark, swan, eggs of protected
birds must not be taken at any
time.
Beaver (until 1st August, 1011).
Cow or calf of caribou, moose,
elk or wapti; deer (fawn), mountain sheep (ewe or lamb), must
not be taken at any time.
Duck of all kinds, snipe, bittern, heron, plover, meadow lark,
may be taken from the first day
of September to the last day of
February.
Grouse of all kinds, including
prairie chicken and ptarmigan,
may be taken from the first day
of September to the 31st of
December.
Moose (bull), caribou (bull),
elk or wapiti (bull), hare, may
be taken from Sept. 1 to Dec. 31.
By Order-in-Council a closed season is declared in certain districts.
Deer, mountain goat, mountain
sheep (ram), may be taken from
Sept. 1 to Dec. 15. By Order-
in-Council a closed season is declared in certain districts.
Land otter, marten, may be
taken from Nov. 1 to Mar. 31.
North of the 55th parallel only
���duck, grouse, ptarmigan, may
be taken from Sept. 15 to Mar. 31.
It is illegal to kill in one season
more than 5 caribou (bull), 5
deer, 2 elk or wapiti (bull), 2
moose (bull), 5 mountain goat,
3 mountain sheep (ram), 250
duck, 250 snipe.
The following game birds only
may be sold :
Duck, snipe, heron and plover
between the 1st September and
last day of February ; Moose
(bull), mountain sheep (ram),
mountain goat, caribou (bull)
and hare between the 1st October
and 31st December; deer (buck
only, between 1st September and
15th November. On Vancouver
Island and islands adjacent
thereto, unlawful at any time to
sell any animals, young or old,
male or female, of the species
black-tailed deer.
It is not lawful for Indians to
kill does or fawns from the first
day of February until the first
day of August.
It is illegal at any time���
To export game birds or animals in their raw state, or any
portion or part of same, except
bear, marten and land otter and
animals or birds killed under
license granted to non-resident;
To kill or take game birds or
; animals of any kind imported for
acclimatization purposes;
To hunt deer with dogs ;
To kill deer for the hides alone;
To trap, net, snare or take by
means of gins, baited lines,
drugged bait or other contrivances any of the birds mentioned in the Act, or to attempt
to do so ;
To take, or attempt to take,
trout by using any explosive,
lime, poison, net, seine, drag-net
or other device, other than hook
and line. (In lakes of 50 square
miles or over, nets, seine or drag
ara allowed);
To use salmon roe as bait for
taking trout;
To buy or sell heads of mountain sheep, elk or wapiti, moose,
caribou, or the teeth of wapiti or
elk;
To sell grouse of any kind,
prairie chicken or ptarmigan ;
To kill any game birds or animals between one hour after sunset and one hour before sunrise ;
To use for taking wild duck or
gees a, batteries, swivel guns or
sunken punts in non-tidal waters;
To expose for sale any deer,
elk   or
without
for
nountain sheep, goat,
wapiti, moose or caribou
the head on ;
To expose any game bird
sale without its plumage on ;
To sell or expose for sale any
game birds or animals during
close season ;
To keep game in cold storage
at any time ;
To trespass or permit dogs to
enter on enclosed lands ;
To buy, sell, or offer for sale,
barter or exchang any deer of
the black-tailed species, alive or
dead, or the skin or hide, or any
portion thereof, on Vancouver
Island and adjacent Islands.
To export from the Province
any deer, alive or dead, the hide
or any other portion thereof ;
To kill, take, trap or attempt
t) kill or take, beaver, or sell,
birter or have in possession un-
tanned pelts of beaver at any
time during the period of six
years from the 1st August, 1005;
To take trout under six inches
in length.
A closed season has been declared by Order-in-Council for
the following animals and birds
in the districts named :
Mountain sheep -all that section of the province to the south
of the Canadian Pacific Railway
from the coast as far east as the
Columbia River, from Revelstoke
to the International Boundary;
Moose and wapiti (commonly
called elk)���in East Kootenay;
Prairie chicken ��� throughout
the province until August 31st,
1909;
Willow grouse and blue grouse
���in the Okanagan Electoral district until Sept. 1, 1910 ;
Willow grouse���in the counties
of Yale, Cariboo and Kootenay,
between the 31st day of August,
1908, and the 30th day of September, 1908 ;
Grouse of all kinds in the
counties of Vancouver and Westminster between the 31st day of
August, 1908, and the 30th day
of September, 1908.
The new Dominion regulations
relative to the fishing industry
in British Columbia contain a few
clauses of special importance to
inland waters.
The taking of trout of all kinds
is prohibited from November
15th to March 25th following,
except in the waters of the interior of the Province of British
Columbia east of meridian 120,
west longitude, where the taking
of trout of all kinds from November 15th to May 1st following
is prohibited.
No kind of netting is allowed
in fresh water lakes and on non-
tidal waters.
Salmon under three pounds
must be returned to the water.
Trout under three pounds cannot
be bought, sold or exposed for
sale in the Province.
The general penalty for each
j offence is a  fine  not exceeding
$100 or 30 days'  imprisonment,
or both fine and imprisonment.
For shooting mountain sheep,
wapiti or elk, moose and caribou
out of season or in excess of the
number allowed, a fine of $50 for
each animal*
For shooting mountain goat out
of season, or  in  excess of the:
number allowed,   $20  for   each I
animal.
For shooting deer out of season, or in excess of number
allowed, a fine of $25 for each
animal.
For taking trout out of season,
a fine not exceeding $50.
For taking trout by illegal devices, a fine not exceeding $250.
Any constable, peace officer or
game warden can arrest without
warrant any person found committing an offence against the
Game Act, and has power to
search persons, vessels and conveyances, and shops where game
is usually exposed for sale, storehouses, warehouses, restaurants,
hotels or eating houses.
The above has been compiler]
with care and we would recommend all interested in the subject
to preserve this copy of the
paper.
Local and Personal
Card of Thanks.
Mr. and Mrs. B. A. Shatford
iesire to express the sincere
gratitude which they feel towards
those, who so kindly extended
assistance and sympathy during
their recent bereavement,.
Government Crop Estimate.
According to figures based on
the condition of crops up to the
end of the month of July the
census of statistics office estimates that the total yield of
wheat, oats, and barley for the
three western provinces of the
Dominion will this year reach the
total of 260,000,000 bushels. Of
this amount wheat represents
110,524,000 bushels, oats 120,-
358,000 bushels, and barley 28,-
597,000 bushels, making a total
of 259,479,000 bushels. . Of this
amount it is estimated that the
provinceof Manitoba will produce
131,550,000, or slightly more than
one half*, while Saskatchewan
and Alberta are credited with
87,850,000 and 40,079,000 bushels
respectively.
It was too early at the end of
July to give estimates of production for the lower provinces and
British Columbia, but from reports of correspondents in Quebec, Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, the yields
of wheat, oats, barley, and hay
and clover are computed to be as
shown in the following table :���
Province Wheat          Oats
Quebec  1,575,000   37,008,000
Ontario  18,164,000 111,888,000
Manitoba  56,164,000   54,202.000
Saskatchewan.. 47,080,000   38,130,000
Alberta  7,280,000   28,026,000
Totals 130,263,000 269,254,000
Hay   and
Province Barlev Clover
Quebec  2,289,000 3,616,000
Ontario  20,804,000 4,972,000
Manitoba  21,184,000 158,000
Saskatchewan.. 2,640,000 24,000
Alberta  4,773,000 10,000
Totals  51,690,000     8,780,000
Programme of Sports at Hedley,
Sept. 7 and 8.
FIRST DAY
Rock drilling, 9 o'clock a. m.,
purse $200, 1st $150, 2nd $50.
Baseball tournament, 11 a. m.,
prize $200.
Horse races, 2 p. m. 600 yds.
open, best 2 in 3 heats, 1st $150,
2nd $75. 600 yds. saddle horse,
owners up, 1st $15, 2nd $10.
Cowboy race, saddle up and dismount at each stake, 1st $15,
2nd $10.
Baseball, 4 o'clock n. m.
Grand promenade dance in the
evening at 8:30 o'clock.
SECOND DAY
Trap shooting, 9 o'clock a. m.,
open, purse $75; 1st $40, 2nd $20,
3rd $10, 4th $5. The Shatford
cup will also be competed for in
this match, by teams of 4, from
towns in Similkameen Riding.
Baseball, 10 a. m.
Horse races, 2 p. m. 600 yds.
pony race, best 2 in 3 heats, 1st
$65, 2nd $35. Turncoat race, 1st
$10, 2nd $5. Ladies' horse race,
1st $25, 2nd $10. Boys' horse
race, 2 in 3 heats, 1st $10, 2nd $5.
Klootchman's race, 2 in 3 heats,
1st, $10, 2nd $5.
W. F. Revely, secretary-treasurer.
WARNING !
NOTICE is hereby given that it is illegal to
shoot, hunt, or have in possession willow Kroii.se in
the counties of Yale, Cariboo anil Kootenav between the 81st day of August, 1908, and the With
day of September, 1808, inclusive. Grouse of all
kinds in the counties of Vancouver and Westminster between the .Hist day of August, 1908, and
I ne 80th day of September, 1908, inclusive, A
close season has also been declared for prairie
c lioken throughout the province of British Columbia until the 81st day of August, 1809, inclusive.
A. BKYAN WILLIAMS. J. P..
Provincial fiainc and Forest Warden.
W. W. Rogers, of Armstrong,
spent a few days in town last
week.
Richards and Pringle's famous
Minstrels, Steward's hall, Friday
evening, Sept. 4.
Mrs. D. A. Stewart gave a
lancing party to a number of
friends Monday night.
Dr. McKechnie, of Vancouver,
has been visiting Dr. and Mrs.
C. A. Jackson this week.
Russell Archibald is at present
confined to the local hospital with
inflamatory rheumatism.
J. Dawson, of Vernon, has
been spending the past week
with his son, E. R. Dawson, in
Penticton.
Ham Curtis, formerly of Penticton, but now of Burnaby Lake,
spent a few days in Penticton
last week.
Chas. Williams has removed
from Summerland to Penticton
and will engage in the real estate
business.
Mrs. John Russell, Wm. C.
Russell and Mrs. McGillis and
daughter, of Peachland, spent
Friday in Penticton.
Rev. J. A. Cleland will be at
Keremeos next Sunday. Consequently there will be no service
in St. Saviour's church.
Don't forget Richards and
Pringle's Minstrels comprises a
troup of thirty colored people;
Steward's hall, Sept. 4.
J. H. Munson, K.C., of Winnipeg, who owns considerable
property at Penticton, is spending a few weeks in town.
Mr. and Mrs. B. A. Shatford
left last Saturday for the Kootenay. Mr. Shatford will remain
about ten days but Mrs. Shatford
for a longer period.
Mrs. C. A. C. Steward left
Friday morning for Banff and
Winnipeg. She will accompany
Mr. Steward on his return from
England.
Miss Josephine Heales, late of
Ymir, B. O, en route to Grand
Forks last week spent a few days
in Penticton, guest of Mr. and
Mrs. J. S. Heales.
W. H. T. Gahan, who returned
from the old country last week,
has bought a lot from Murk Bros,
on Smith street and is having an
office erected thereon.
Mrs. A. V. Gardiner and son,
of Athens, Ont.. and Miss Livingston, of Regina, Sask., have
been guests at Rest Haven camp,
Penticton, for over a week.
A meeting of the W. C. T. U.
will be held in the Methodist
church Thursday, Sept. 3, at 3
p. m. Ollieers for the ensuing
year will be elected. All ladies
interested in the work are cordially invited to attend.
Louis J. Ball, manager of the
Vernon News Publishing Co.,
spent a day or two in Penticton
last week. Mr. Ball, something
over three years ago, invested in a
fruit lot, but had not seen his
fine young orchard until this
visit.
The entertainmemt given by
the Minstrel Maids on Tuesday
evening was much inferior to
that given at the troupe's former visit to Penticton. Although
there were many laughable items
in the program, the greater
portion of the humor was low,
suggestive and even vulgar.
With this issue we begin the
publication of a serial story entitled "The Plough Woman," by
Eleanor Gates. It is a thrilling
and romantic tale, discriptive of
life in Dakota thirty years ago;
and we trust that our readers
will find it the most interesting
story yet appearing in the columns of the Press. THE PENTICTON PRESS, PENTICTON, B.C. AUGUST ��9, 1908.
THE PENTICTON PRESS for   the occasion.     The   pupils
met at the old school and under
issued  every   SATURDAY AT the direction of Principal Murray
PENTICTON, B.C. BY fi]ed to the new building.    After.
w. J. CLEMENT. I singing the National Anthem the
! Union Jack was hoisted by Mr.
Subscription $1.00 Per Year in Ellison, M.  L.   A.,  after which
Advance.    Foreign, $1.50.       three hearty cheers and a tiger
  volleyed forth, sending the blood
nm^amnv, ����� miyiBTOg;
DIRECTORY.
Advertising Rates:
Transient Advertisements ���Not exceeding one inch, one insertion, 50c.;
for each additional insertion, 25c.
Lodge Notices, Professional Cards, &c.
$1.00 per inch, per month.
Land and Timber Notices--30 days, $5;
00 days, $7.
tingling through every Briton
present. The children then
marched into the main room of
the school, followed by almost
the entire community, and the,
following program was gone
through,    with    Mr.    Morrison,
Legal Advertising- First insertion, 10 secretary of the school board, in
subsequent inser-
cents per line; eac
tion, DC. per line.
Reading Notices in Local News Column
15c, per line, first insertion; 10c. per
line, each subsequent insertion.
Contract Advertisements Kates arranged according to space taken.
the chair:
Canadian Anthem.
Speech 	
All changes  in  contract
merits must lie in the hands
printer by Tuesday evening to
publication in the next issue.
the
ensure
 School
Price Ellison, M.L.A.
Recitation Olive Ferguson
Chorus 6ehoil
Recitation Lulu Brown
Speech Lieut.-Gov. Bulyea
advertise-   Recitation Bessie Seaton
Chorus School
Speech U. A. Henderson
Recitation  Olive Young
Speech C. G.  Elliott
Speech  Rev. ('. W. Whyte
Speech W. A. Lung
Duet. ... Misses Young and McDougald
. .        Chorus School
Adelaide, who have been visiting ��� speech Rev. T. N. Ritchie
relatives here for the past two! principal Murray spoke of the
weeks, returned to their home at importance of a High School
Naramata, Monday. j here, and although there was no
Miss Welsh,   of Summerland, ! building in sight at present there
visited Mrs. (Rev.) Ritchie a few was a probability of the work
PEACHLAND.
Mrs. Hayward and daughter,
days last week, returning home
Thursday.
Master Herbert Vivian is doing
being taught  here   during  the;
coming term, there being sixteen
eligible pupils.    To each of the
as well as could be expected after; two scholars, Miss 0. Young and
a slight attack of typhoid. j J- McLaughlan, who secured 70
Mrs. J. L. Elliott and children': P * cent, at the recent entrance
are at present camping with examination, he presented $5.00;
friends near Kelowna. and   Miss Leone Morrison   and
tj      i  n  wru-i.    t\ n Cordon McDougald each secured
Rev. J. H. White, D.D., super- m,rn   ,     .        u. .    . cri
. ,     ,    ,    - ,, ,,    ,. .   .,.   .       $2.50, having obtained over 60
intendent of Methodist Missions    ���      ' ,f   ,,
for B.  C,   spent   Monday   and \ Pf *nt    Mr Morrison present-
Tuesday here.    He addressed the ed these and the rest of the claSS
Well Assorted Stock
of the
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Just to Hand.
Where
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CHURCH SERVICES
St. Saviour's Church, Fairview Avenue ; Vicar.
Kiv. J. A. Cleland. Celebration of Holy Com-
munion the 1st anil 3rd Sundays of the month
after 11 o'clock matins; the 2nd Sunday at 8 a.
m. Moi niriK prayer at 11 a.m. Evensong at
7:;!0 p.m.
Presbyterian services each Sunday in Steward's
Hall at 11 a.m. or 7:3U p.m. Kev. Jas. Hood,
l.astor.
lfa|iti<t services each Sunday in Steward's Hall,
at II a. in. or 7:;iu p. m. Rev. A. S. Baker,
pastor.
Preahytarian   and   Baptist   services   alternate,
morning and evening*.
Methodist services in church each Sunday at 11 a.
in.  and  7::!'l p.m.;   Sunday  School 2:15 p.m.
Prayer n tin-rs K p.m. on Wednesday.    Rev.
K. W. Hibbert, pastor.
��oun~-   Peoples'  Christian  Union   meets   in   Ihe
Methodist church every Tuesday at & p.m.
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SOC1ET1ES
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Epworth League in the hall Monday evening, giving a minute
description of the Fernie fire,
which was very interesting. Rev.
Mr. Nixon accompanied him to
Kelowna, Thursday, to attend
the district meeting.
The Misses Manning, of West-
bank, spent Thursday here.
Mrs. Coutts, of Dryden, Ont,
who has spent the last couple of
weeks a guest at Mr. and Mrs.
C. G. Elliott's home, left Thursday to visit the southern towns
on the lake, and will then pro-
c 3ed to the coast for a month before returning to her home.
A meeting of the athletic enthusiasts of the town will be held
i i the near future, to make definite plans for enlarging and im-
that were successful, with their
well-earned entrance certificates,
nine having passed out of a class
of ten. Mr. Murray then moved
a vote of thanks to Mrs. Vivian
who had so well trained the
children in their sonjs. Th s
was ssconded by C. L. Callendar.
Rev. Mr. Whyte then pronounced
the benediction.
A delightful couple of hours
were spent in the school on Mon-
| day after the opening ceremonies
| were over.    Messrs. Lupton and
Shaw kindly furnished music for
some enjoyable dancing.
7PO/NTS
���THE PERFECT NUMBER-\
Our Fall Stock of Clothing: is
on the way and we are still
offering bargains on what we
have on hand. If in need of a
Suit we ask that you call and
inspect our stock. We have
them suitable for the coming
fall and winter at money=
saving prices.        -
F. &A. M. meefln Moboii'i Hall, Main St.. 1st
Wednesday in each nmnth at S p.m.
0, W. meet in Woodroena' Hall, Ellia St., 2nd
und lth Saturday in each month at 8 p.m.
\. O, O. F  meetinOdd Fellows' Hall,  Main St.,
every Monday at 3 p.m.
... O. I,, meet In Woodmen's Hall 2nd and 4th
Friday In each month at & p. m.
. ihool Board meets l��t Monday in each munth
at B p.m.
B tartl if i rad ��� Annual general meeting 2nd
W''.iiii day in January ��>f each year, * funeral
tuarterly meetings, L id Wednesdayi in January. April. .July ;    i October at 8 p.m.
STAGES
Stage leaves for Keremeoa at li a. m. on Tuch-
days, Thursdays and Saturdays, Returns on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
StagO leaves for Princeton every Tuesday at
7 i. m.
Stage leaves for Fairview and Oroviile on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 6:80 a, m. Returns on  Mondays,  Wednesdays and Fridays at
POST OFFICE.
Hours 9 a. in. to G. p, m.
Registered Letter and Money Order wi kflt
closes il p. m.
Wicket opened for half an hour after nrut is
distributed.
Arrivals���Per Str, Okanagan: Daily except
Sunday6 p.m.; Per stage from Hedley, Keremeos. Olalla, Allen Grove, Oroviile, Fairview,
and White Lake: Mondays. Wednesdays and Fr-
days at G p. m.
Closing���For boat and stages: 9 p. m. daily except Saturday. For Monday's boat and stages:
8.4C p. in. Sundays.
W. R. KING & CO.
'Phone 25. Ellis Street.
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Coming Here.
It is easy enough to claim that
you have "the greatest,"  "the
,   i best" or "the most stupendous"
proving the recreation grounds. ; ahow Qn earth .   eagy enough to
Mr. and Mrs. Smythe, having :fiad adjectives of this descrip-
spent three weeks here at the ; t;ont and you may fool the people
h >mc of Mr. Smythe's mother, j once) Dut you can>t fool them an
Mrs. Chas. Young, left for Nel- the time. A burned child is wary
son to visit friends for a  time 0f fire
before returning to their home     The managers of Richards &|
in Trail, B. C. ; pringle's     Famous     Minstrels, j
Mr. Beverage spent the great- \ which  come  to Steward's  Hall
er part of last week in Penticton ' next Friday, Sept. 4,  make the ]
and Kelowna, returning home on : simple but broad statement that
Steward's Hall
Friday, Sept. 4
FUN FAST AND FURIOUS
HOME SEEK!
READ!!
QPENTIC.ON
& OROVILLE
i
STAGE
Via Fairview
Friday's steamer.
Pretty fine shipments of Crawford peaches are being sent out
by every steamer.
Mrs. and Miss Needham, who
have been confined to the  house
they have the best equipped min-
sttel show on the road.
No flowery or elephantine adjectives are necessary to get
business for this company; they
are too well-known to be obliged
The Show You  Have   Been
Waiting For
Richards & Pringle's
FAMOUS
Minstrels
-,_- Memories of the South before the War
)[[ The Big Electrical First Part
The Great Street Pagent at 6 p.m.
. .        To the Band
LlStefl To the Big Choral Cort of Twenty
' the Absolutely New Jokes
To
for a week, are now able to be 'to resort to such desperate and ,
questionable  methods.     For  29'
years they have toured the coun-
out again.
Miss Annie Houston arrived
from Appleton, Ont., to spend
s>me tim-j with her aunt, M.S.
Thompson Elliott.
try and their  itinerary  includes
every city and town of note both
in the United States and Canada.
Their appearance is always greet-
A jolly group took in the day s e(J with packed house8j and after
sports at Naramata, and a right aU Jg sajd and done> there is but
royal entertaining people those mQ tmQ critic tha(. voices the
Naramatans are too.     Plan for.     bHc opinion) as a whol6)
another day for us soon and we that jg the box ^
will all go down.
ITS ONE LONG LAUGHY LAUGH
Reserved Seats $1.00
Plan at Steward's  Furniture
Store.
FOR SALE.
and
Lieut.-Governor Bulyea,   who "
has been to the Quebec Tercen-1 NOTICE,
tenary,   came   in   by Monday's osoyoos Land
steamer and will stay for a short j
District  of
District,
Yale.
.        , . , TAKE NOTICE that Frederick Rich-
time here at his summer cottage anl Gartrell. of Summerland, in the
where   Mrs.    Bulyea   has    been   province of British  Columbia,   farmer,
intends to apply for permission to pur-
spending the season.
An event which will be long
remembered as an important one
in the history of Peachland was
the formal opening of our splendid spacious four-roomed school
by Price Ellison, M.P.P., which
took place Monday evening at
0:45 p. m. Mr. G. A. Henderson
of Vernon, Lieut.-Gov. Bulyea of
Alta., and our highly esteemed
m.'mber, Mr. Ellison, came down
chase the following described land
Commencing at a post planted at the
northwest corner or lot 2555, thence
east 20 chains, thence north 20 chains,
thence west 20 chains, thence south 20
chains, to place of beginning.containing
40 acres.
Located on the 28th day of May,1908.
I-       Frederick Richard Gartrell
FOR SALE
The following articlcn practically unused :���
Complete set Dicken's Workn, coul $29.00, sell
for $20.00. or exchange ; Gaaoline Light distribution Hystem (2 lamps), cost $40.00, sell for $32.00 ;
roll Lamb Wire Fencing, cost $20.00, sell for Vt
cost; 2 Lawn Mowers with grass catchers, $12.00
each. Apply
5-2t KENDALL & MASON.
LOST
One bay mare ; weight about 1,100
lbs.; little mane ; brand K on right
shoulder; $10.00 reward.
JAMES GRANT,
47-tf. White Lake, B. C.
NOTICE.
Ore dozen Ayles'
ur-y Ducks.    Apply,
Box il, Penticton.
TAKE NOTICE that I, Henry Murk, of Penticton. barber, and owner of Lot 1, Block 39, according to registered 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, described as
follows: , .
Commencing at the southwest corner post of
Lot 1, Block 39, in Penticton, B. C, according to
registered map .r)13, deposited in the Land Registry Office in Kamloops, B. Ci thence west 260
feet, more or less, to 4 feet of water at low wnter
mark ; thence north 90 feet, more or less ; thence
east 260 feet, more or less, to the northwest post
of Lot 1. Block 39. Map 513, Penticton ; thence 63
feet south to post of commencement.
HfcNRY MURK.
Dated ut Penticton. B.C.. August 17, 1908.
Leaves Penticton Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 8:80 a.m., arriving at Oroviile the same day at 6 p. m.
Through Fare - $6.00
Arnott & Hine,
FAIRVIEW. B. C.
M
C. KENDALL, G. R. MASON.
Notary Public.
Three One-Half Acre Lots com
manding beautiful view of Okan
agan Lake ; good soil; available
water supply ; 93S x 280 ft. in'
dimension; 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
finished ;    lawn seeded   down ;
corner lot;   excellent   location,
good view, and  very  pleasing Orchards  near town,  bear
surroundings.   Price, $2,500. ing next year, for  $350
:o: per acre.
Eighteen Acres on Main Street
C. P. R. TIME TABLE
SHUSWAP & OKANAGAN BRANCH
' laily both ways except Sunday.
SOUTH HOUND    iJTATION    NORTH BOUND
7.30 a. m Sicamous  6.00 p. m.
6.27   "     Enderby  4.48    "
8.52   "     Armstrong  4.08   "
8.30   "    ,...ai Vernon IV....8.80   "
9.30   "    ...  Iv Vernon ar.... 2.30   "
9.15   "    .. ..ar.. Ok. Landing ...lv.... 2.15   "
10.00p.m...  lv..   Ok. Landing,  .ar... .11.00 a.m.
11.10   "     Kelowna  8.20   "
3.00   "     Peachland 7.25   "
4.45   "     Summerland  6.30   "
6.00   "     Pcnt'd',i  6.00   "
IK )TEL,  PENTICTON.
First-Class Accommodation For Tourists or Commercial Men.
>ATES $2.50 PER DAY
A. Barnes       - -       Prop.
PENTICTON, B.C.
W. H. T. GAHAN,
Barrister, Solicitor, Notary Public.
MURK   BLOCK,
PENTICTON,      -      -      B.C.
'Phone 17.
R. B. KERR,
BARRISTER & SOLICITOR
Notary Publi.:.
KELOWNA,        - - B. C.
REAL ESTATE AGENTS
3 miles from town, $2,000.
Apply
J. R. Mitchell,
Penticton,   =   B. C.
INSURANCE
Fire,  Life,   Live  Stock,   P
(ilass  Insurance  with   only
best Companies,
Money to Loan.
late
the
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Dl.'n nsT
S. O. Land Company's   Block
PENTICTON, B. C.
:>h( 11.
CHAS. WERE
Accountant & Auditor,
Notary Public
PENTICTON, b.
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ICE   CREAM
Shunt, Ciinfeotioner-y, Pipe* cinfl
3ofiatc..ss.
R. ANDERSON.
SHELF   HARDWARE
Saws, Axes, Wedges, Striking Hammers, Table and
Pocket Cutlery.
PENTICTON HARDWARE CO.
| Okanagan Nursery Company, |)
i
i
LIMITED,
PENTICTON,
CAPITAL   *"0,00<>.
B. C.
We are now ready for Fall orders in Nursery Stock, especial advantages offered to local customers.
Improve and enhance the value of your property by planting from our selection of ornamental trees,
shrubs, and climbing vines.
An inspection of our grounds and stock is cordially invited.
OFFICE, MAIN STREET.
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II. MURK
25c.
EASY SHAVE
ARTISTIC HAIR-CUT   -       -  25c.
C. P. R.
Che
LAND FOR
SALE
fruit lots, improved and
unimproved.
FIRE INSURANCE-The Sun of London, Eng., and t^ue-en.    Why not insure
in the best; they cost no more.
Apply to
J. R. MITCHELL.
NOTICE
Small bay horse; T brand on right
shoulder; white spot on forehead and
white hind feet; about nine years old.
Formerly owned by white man, b.-t
strayed away with wild band four years
ago. Recently recaptured. If not
claimed by owner witiiin thirty days,
I will claim property. If owner claims,
he must pay expenses.
2-4 ANDREW CHARLEY.
Dated at Penticton Aug. 8. 1908. THE PENTICTON PRESS, PENTICTON, B.C. AUGUST 29, 1908.
4,
Plow Woman
"By  ELEAWR  GATES.
Author of "The Biography of a Prairie Girl."
COPYRIGHT.    1806.    BY     McCLURE,    PHILLIPS    Is    COMPANY. {
A story of the winning of the
west; of ihe ways and wiles of
the savage Sioux; of brave soldiers and daring frontiersmen;
of a stubborn hate coming down
from the civil war; of love tender, brave and true. A story with
a group of heroes���a tender
fledgeling from West Point; a
storekeeper with good nerve and
a big heart; an old evangelist
who dares all perils for the love
of God and man ; a young girl
with courage ample for hardship,
danger and renunciation of more
than life; an Uncapapa chieftain, degraded to wear the garb
of a squaw and herd with the
dogs, who shall seek to earn
again .the plumes of a warrior.
Two animals, even, a young bull
and a thoroughbred mare, shall
play daring parts of no mean
importance. He who reads shall
know that a tale of Dakota of
thirty years ago may kindle and
inspire as much as any story of
times remote; that the days of
romance are near, not far off.
The narrative begins quietly and
rises steadily in interest to a
climax as absorbing and inspiring as has been presented in any
novel or drama, old or new.
' CHAPTER   I.
HUE coulee was a long scarlet
gusli In the brown level of the
Dakota prairie, for the sumach, dyed by the frosts of
the early autumn, covered its sides like
a cloth whose upper folds were thrown
far over the brinks of the winding ravine aud, southward, half way to the
new eottouwood shack of the Laucas-
ters. Near It, a dark band against the
flaming shrub, stretched the plowed
strip, narrow, bui widening with each
slow circuit of the team as the virgin
grass grown laud was turned by the
mold board to prepare for the corn
planting of the coming spring.
The sun, just risen, shone coldly upon the plain, and a wind, bearing with
It a hint of raw weather and whirling
snow, swept down the Missouri valley
from the north, marshaling Its front
hosts of gabbling ducks and honking
geese that were taking noisy flight
from a region soon to be buried aud
already bleak. Yet, with all the chill
iu the air, Ben aud Betty, the mules,
steamed as they toiled to aud fro and
lolled out their tongues with the
���warmth of their work aud the effort of
keeping straight lu the furrow, aud
Dallas, following in their wake with
the reins about her shoulders and the
horns of the plow in a steadying grasp,
took off ber slouch hat nt the turnings
to ba;e her damp forehead, drew the
sleeve of her close fitting jersey across
her face every lew moments, and at
last, to aid her in making better progress, as well as to cool her ankles,
brought the bottom of her skirt
through the waistband front and back
and walked in her red flannel petticoat. As she I raveled she looked skyward occasionally with a troubled face
and. resting but seldom, urged the
team forward. Clear weather aud sunshine would not long continue, and tbe
first tield on the claim must be turned
up and well harrowed before the opening of winter.
"Come, Ben. come." she called coax-
lngly to the nigh mule. "If you dou't
dig in now, how d' you expect to have
anything to eat next winter? Betty,
Betty, don't let Boll do It all; I'm
talking to you too. Come along, come
along."
Ben and Belt.'.', lean and gray with
age. bent willingly to their labor at
the sound of her ."Ice. Their harnesses creaked a niouotonous complaint
with their renewed efforts; tbe colter
came whining behind Hum. As Dal-
las gently slapped the lines along their
bucks now and then to emphasize her
command clouds of dust which had
been gathered as mud in the buffalo
wallow where they went each evening
to roll ascended anil were blown away.
Faithfully they pulled, not even lifting an eyelid or Mapping au ear in
protest when Simon, the stray yearling bull that had adopted the claim
as its home and tagged Dallas everywhere, bellowed about their straining
legs or loitered at their very noses
and impeded their way.
. plowing was strange work to the patient mules and to Ihe girl who was
guiding them. To her the level prairie,
rank witli goldenrod. pink flowered
unarlweed and purple aster, wns a
'land of wondrous growth. For twenty
years her home had been an arid mesa
far to the south, where her father
captained Ihe caretakers of a spur
railroad track. The most western station house in Texas, standing amid
thorny mesqlllte, was her birthplace
aud that of her sister Marylyn. The
gray plateau across which the embankment led was their playground. There
they grew to womanhood under the
careful guidance of their frail northern born mother.
And then two casualties, coming
close upon each other, had suddenly
changed their life, Their father was
brought home oue night so maimed
and crushed by the wheels of a flat
car that he could never hope to take
up his work again, and while lie lay,
bandaged and broken, lighting to keep
the  soul   in   his   crippled   body,   their
, mother bravely yielded her life to a
lingering illness.
Many months later, when Evan Lancaster's wounds were at last healed,
Ben and Betty were unhitched from a
dirt laden scraper ou the siding and
put before a white topped prairie
schooner. Then the old section boss,
with his crutches beside him and his
daughters seated in the all but empty
box behind, said a husky farewell to
the men crowding around the wagon
and started the mules along the road
tbat led northward beside tlie rails.
I     He gave no backward glance at the
I wind   battered   house   where   he  had
��� brought an ailing bride.   Instead, eager
i to leave that plain of flying sand and
j scanty grasses, he drove the team
rapidly forward, bound for a country
where there were wells nnd not water
cars, where rain fell oftener and where
food, both for mnn and beast, could be
got easily from the earth. But Dallas, seated in the schooner's bed. her
weeping sister held soothingly against
her breast, watched, dry eyed, as a
mound by a giant mesquite faded
slowly from her sight nnd saw her
girlhood's home give way, as a lighthouse sinks behind a speeding vessel,
until only its gray sprinkled roof
showed through the scattered trees.
Then, after pillowing Marylyn's head
on a Navajo blanket beside the swashing water cask, she climbed forward to
the driver's seat and took the reins
from her father.
It was April, nnd when tlie mesa was
left far to rearward a world almost
forgotten by the Mled section boss
burst in new, gree liveliness upouliis
desert children. Towering pines and
spreading oaks, lush grass strewn
wilh blossoms, clear running streams
and gay feathered birds replaced
thirsty vegetation, salt lakes and hovering vultures. They traveled slowly,
each day bringing some fresh delight
to ear and eye, until one evening in the
waning Dakota summer they camped
beside a great crooked split in the prairie, on a flat peninsula made by a
sweeping westward bend of the muddy
M issouri.
Across Ihe river from their stopping
place, where an amber sou was going
down, the horizon was near. High
bluffs, like a huge windbreak, stood
upon the plain, leaving at their feet
only enough space for the whitewashed
frame buildings of Fort Branuon. But
to the east the paralleling bluffs lay at
a distance and broke their ridgeback
far up the scarlet coulee; from where,
southward, stretched a wide gap���ten
broad and gently undulating miles���
that ended at the slough studed base
of Medicine mountain. Even Lancaster, as he stood bareheaded under the
unclouded sky. looked about him upon
acres heavy with tangled grass and
weeds, and pleased with the evident
richness of the untouched ground and
wilh the sheltered situation of the
claim on the bend, swore that the
white topped schooner, with Its travel
stained crew of three, had found on
the yellow billows of tbat northern
prairie its permanent moorings at last.
The felling and hewing of cotton-
woods for the shack had occupied the
first few weeks that followed, citizen
carpenters from Branuon doing the
heavy cutting and lifting. But when
the little house stood, ils square log
room and dirt floor open to the sun,
Dallas performed her part of the building, and thatched tlie hip roof with
coarse grass from a meadow. Next,
the well was dug. ami the barn built
ns a lean-to, for ihe Lancaster! knew
little, but had heard much, about the
blizzards of the territory, Then, while
the elder girl covered Ihe slanting rafters over Ben and Belly's stalls, l be section boss hauled a scanty stock of hay
and provisions from Clark's, a cattle
camp and settlement to ihe northeast.
And finally, when shack and barn
were alike done. Dallas put the mules
to the end of an oak beam and took up
the task of plowing.
Now she was winding at a black mat
that was gradually growing upon the
brown carpet of the prairie. Up and
down she walked, her whiplash trailing behind her like a lively snake, her
hands striving to guide Ihe cleaving
share she followed, a look of deep content, despite all fear for bad weather,
upon her sun browned face.
But while working Ihe morning hours
slowly away she gave full attention to
the nodding mules and Ihe young bull
(Struggling at their head, she did not
ptop to watch the flocks winging by
[above her or to look off to where the
! 'plains fell  away  from   the pale azure
jline of the sky, so she failed to see, at
I [the middle of the long forenoon, a
Igroup of dark figures that came into
tight to the eastward and moved slow-
jly forward In the direction of the bend.
Toward noon, however, the furrows
were turned less regularly. Ben and
iBetty were so tired that they no longer
(drew evenly, but wavered from side to
! side.    Again  nnd again  the off mule
jerked the share out of ihe sod. Each
time Dallas patiently circled the team
and steeled it back into plat* again,
for ber anus were not strong enough
to swing the plow on the whiftletrees.
And each time Simon caught sight of
her red Annuel petticoat and faint
half awakened objections stirring beneath his sprouting horns came back
to challenge the goading color and
butt her crossly in Ihe skirts.
Just before dinner time aud halfway
of tbe plowed strip, going east. Dalla3
suddenly lifted her shoulders to tighten the slack of the reins, let go the
horns and brought Ihe mules to a
stand, and then as they halted with
lowered heads she caught sight of the
distant figures between her and the
horizon, recognizing them as men,
mounted and on foot with wagons
hanging at their rear.
She stepped to the head of the team
and shaded her eyes for a moment.
As she did so a part of the advancing
body detached Itself and approached
more swiftly, only to retreat again,
and the sun. climbing toward the center of the sky. flashed back upon bright
tfbjects carried at the front of the
group
"Soldiers for Branuon. I reckon." she
said aloud to Simon, who had given
over his butting and was thoughtfully
sniffing the air. "Still," she added,
"they're coming slow for soldiers."
Simon rubbed a red shoulder against
her arm confidingly and gave a defiant
sideways toss of the head.
"You know, don't you?" Dallas said,
scratching the star In his curly forehead. "Well. I would, too. if I had your
nose." She glanced nt the mules nnd
noted their lack of fright. "They're not
Indians anyhow." she went on, "so 1
guess we'll do some more plowing."
When the sun was so high thnt Simon's shadow made but a small
splotch upon the ground under him.
Dallas again stopped to look toward
the east. The men and horses had
traveled only a short distance and were
halted for their noon rest. Close to the
wagons the smoke of burning grass
twists was curling up from under the
midday meal.
"They ain't soldiers." she said decisively. "If they was they'd go on to the
ferry. And what can they be, headed
this way?" She took off her lint and
swung it at her father to attract his
attention, then pointed toward the meu
and teams.
Lnnenster wns.. #iting before the
shack, his crutches across his knees.
Seeing her signal, he got up and hobbled hastily around the corner, from
where he blinked into the gap. And,
unable to make out anything but a
blurred collection of moving things, he
called Marylyn from her dinner getting.
"Come an' see w'nt y' c'n make out
off thar on th' prairie, Mar'lyn!" he
cried. "Ef it's antelope, bring out th'
Sharps."
Marylyn hurried to him and followed
the direction of his gaze. "Why, it's
men. pa," she said.
"Certainly, it's men," he agreed pettishly, "but w'at kin' o' men? Thet's
w'at Ah kain't see."
Marylyn shook her head. Then, as
she bent her look inquiringly toward
the far away camp, a horseman suddenly left It nnd started on a gallop
toward them. "One's coming this way
fast!" she exclaimed and rushed back
into the shack for her bonnet.
Lancaster and his younger daughter
commented excitedly ns the rider approached. One troop of cavalry had
remained at Branuon throughout the
summer to give protection to the wives
and children of officers and enlisted
men. The remaining troops belonging
at the fort were away on Indiau service. They were to return soon, nnd the
section boss believed he saw in the
hearing traveler tbe herald of the
home coining force. Marylyn, however, was just as certain that Indians
were about to surround them and
hastily brought out the gun, but Dallas
wasted no time in conjectures. She
touched up Ben and Betty and finished
her round of the plowed land. Not till
the stranger was close did she stop nt
the eastern end of the field and wait
leaning on the cross bar.
He came forward In a sharp canter,
keeping a regular tap upon the flanks
of his mount with tbe end of a lariat
Ills careless seal In the saddle and the
fact that he wore no spurs told Dallas
that he was uot a trooper, though
across Ihe lessening distance now between them his dress of blue shirt
dark breeches and high boots, crowned
by a wide, soft hat was not unlike a
campaign uniform. At his approach
Ben and Betty became lazily Interested
and raised their long ears to the front
Simon advanced n little nnd took n determined stand beside Dallas, who
bung her lines on the plow handles
and prepared to greet the horseman.
The Instant he reached her be baited
abruptly lieslde the mules and bared
his bead. "Good morning," he tnld,
with cheery politeness, but bis swift
glance over team, plow and girl showed u surprise that was almost pity.
She saw his look, and the color swept
up under the tan of ber face. "How
d' }���' do?" she answered.
"I'm John Koiinsbury from Clark's,"
he began. "I've been supplying that
crowd back there with feed and grub
for a couple of weeks." Ue uodded toward tbe distant men and horses.
"May I ask���I ���I didn't know auy women folks had settled"���
She faced him squarely for a moment, and he met her eyes. Tbey were
gray, with tawny flecks, wide open,
clear nnd comprehending. "My father's Evan Lancaster," she explained.
"Lancaster���Oh, he's traded at my
store."
"That's him over there with Marylyn "
I.oiinslniry turned In his saddle and
looked toward the shack "Marylyn?"
he sal I "What a pretty name! Sounds
like Maryland How'd she"��� He
paused qiiestloulngly.
"Mother's name was Marv Lynn."
she answered, her voice lowered. "So
she just put it together."
"Aud yours?"
"Mine's Dallas. I was born in Tex
as."
He leaned bnck ngalnst his high
cantle and smiled. "I could 'a' guess
ed that," he declared.
Again she colored sensitively and
hastened to swing the team around un
til Betty stood in the furrow. "Mj
father's coming," she said.
Instantly Lounsbury was all regret,
for he saw that she had misunderstood
him. "Y'ou don't look Texas," he said
earnestly. "It's just tho name. Aud-
and 1 think Dallas Is pretty too."
The implied jest on her native stale
aid not do away with her displeasure
She nodded gravely and, turning, put
the lines about her shoulders. The
���jiulcs started.
"Now I've got you down on me," he
said penitently. "Honest, I didn't
uiean"���
She paid no heed.
He clapped on his hat, whipped his
horse and followed alongside, waiting
for her to look up. Opposite the shack
Lancaster ami his other daughter were
Itnnding by (he furrow. Here she
drew rein. "This is Marylyn," she
snld ns tbe storekeeper leaned to grasp
her father's hand.
Lounsbury ngnln lifted his lint nnd
looked down, long nnd admiringly,
upon the younger girl. Her fair hair,
framing in soft waves a pale, oval
face nnd ber blue eyes watching him
In some confusion, were strongly In
contrast with the straight, heavy
braids���brown, and showing burnished
tints in the light���anfl the unwavering
eyes of her sister. Looking at her. hi
was reminded of girls he had seen be
yond the Alleghanies���girls who knew
little or no toil and who jealously
guarded their beauty from sun nnd
wind.     Answering   Lnncnster's   blunt
"I'm John Lounsbury from Clark's."
questions that followed close upon
each other he paid her prcttiness cou
staut aud wondering homage, and she,
noting the attention, retreated a little
aud was quiet and abashed.
"Who's you' party?" the elder man
demnuded, indicating the distant camp
with one crutch and leaning heavily
upon the other.
"Surveyors."  replied  Lounsbury.
"Surveyors!" There was alarm in
Lancaster's tone. He suddenly re
called how, slighting Dallas' advice.
he had delayed a trip to tbe land olHce
for the purpose of filing on the claim.
"W'at they doin'?"
"Something right In your line, sir
They're laying out a railroad."
"A railroad? You don' say! Ilow'll
it come?"
"Why, right this way."
Lancaster caught the other by the
boot strap.   "Shore?" be nsked.
"Sure," repented Lounsbury. "Sure
ns death nnd taxes, it's bound (o run
somewhere between the coulee and
Medicine mountain, and It'll stop-al
lenst for a few years���at the Missouri
Willi those sloughs lu the way al Ihe
south end of the gap, it enn't reach th"
river without coming over your land
First thing you know, you'll have
stores nnd saloons around your house
There's going to be a town on the
bend, sir."
The elder man scanned Ihe younger's
face. Lounsbury was smiling half
teaslngly, yet undoubtedly he was In
earnest.
"W'y, Lnwd!" breathed the section
boss, realizing tlie whole Import of the
news. A railroad would mean Im
measurable good fortune to the trio of
settlers who. like young prairie chick
ens that fear to leave the side of their
mother, had chosen quarter sections
near the guarding Tort. And lo him
penuiless, with motherless girls, il
meant���
"Tho ferrying 's so good right here,"
weut on the storekeeper. "Why. IIV
a 10 to 1 shot tbe track 'II end on your
claim."
With one accord all looked across the
level quarter, where Ihe uew green
was creeping in alter Ihe late rains
"A railroad! An' a town!" The see
tion boss pulled al his grizzled goalee
"They'll make this piece worth II
heap!"
"They will." agreed Lounsbury, "Bill
road or no road, seems to me you've
got about tbe cream of this side of the
ri ver."
"You' tight," said Lancaster. Bin
the girls were silent, except thai Dal
!as gave u sigh deep and full of hap
pihess.
Lounsbury glanced at her. "Yon
like (he place don't you." ne nsked,
"even if"- He suddenly paused, tier
I minis  were open and  hall   turned up
iTu be continued.) ]t
To the Business
Men of the
Okanagan Valley:
Look over your Stationery
and note what you will
require during the coming
busy s?as3n and get it print=
ed at the office of
The
Penticton
Press.
We  carry   an   up = to = date
stock of
Letter Heads,
Bill Heads,
Statements,
Envelopes,
Business and
Legal Forms,
and
Everything
required for
Bills,
Posters,
Dodgers, Etc.
Henrys Nurseries
Now growing I." our Nurseries for the
fall tnido : ���
90.000 Peach, Apricot. Nectarines, Cherry,
PiUm, Prune,  Pear and Apple���in all
leading varieties.
100,000   Small   Fruits.
10,000   Ornamental   Trees  in   all   leading
varieties fur B. C.
Strictly home (frown  nnd   not   subject  to
damage from fumigation.
Stock of Bulbs to arrive in  August from
Japan, France and Holland.
Bee Supplies, Spray Pumps, Seeds, Kte.
110 page Catalogue Free.
Office, Greenhouses and Seedhouse :--
3010 Westminster Road,
VANCOUVER,    -     B. C.
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RATHVON & CARLESS
CONTRACTORS
AND
BUILDERS
Plans,   Specifications   and   Estimates
Furnished for all Kinds of Work.
A. RATHVON,
���Phone While l
CHAS. L. CARLESS,
'IMionc White 2
THE
Penticton Bakery
-FOR-
Good Wholesome Bread,
Cakes and Pastry.
GIVE US A TRIAL AND WE
WILL PLEASE YOU.
L. T. ROBERGE.
CLEARING SALE
OF
BOOTS &  SHOES
AT COST
H. OLIVER
THE
Penticton Dairy
Daily delivery of Fresh Milk to
all parts of the Town.
12 Quarts for $1.00.
H. M. McNeill,     .     Prop. THE PENTICTON PRESS, PENTICTON, B.C., AUGUST 29, 1908.
Additional Locals
Tom Wilson, Dominion inspector of Indian orchards for B. C,
spent Tuesday in Penticton.
While here he inspected the
orchards at the local reservation,
and was very complimentary to
the Indians for the condition in
which their orchards are kept
and for the large crop of fruit
which they are bearing this
season.
As previously intimated in last
week's edition of the Press,
there will be held on the evening
of Monday, Sept. 7, (Labor Day)
an open-air concert, in aid of the
local fire brigade. Should the
weather not permit of an outdoor
entertainment, it is probable that
Steward's hall will he engaged
fin' Ihe occasion. The present
intentions of the committee are
to utilize the S. ('. Smith's lumber scow for a platform. This
will he moored at a convenient
hearing distance from the wharf.
The programme will consist of
instrumental and vocal pieces,
and will probably include a quartette of some of our best singers,
and other interesting selections.
Some of the energetic ladies who
are assisting are providing some
interesting sideshows, to add to
the general variety of the enter-
tainment. All the row boats obtainable will be engaged plying
for hire at a low rate. Any owners of private craft (hand-propelled or otherwise) desirous of
helping the cause by lending
their boats for the occasion, are
asked to give their names to J.
Edmonds as soon as possible.
Any ladies can greatly assist the
refreshment committee by sending their names to Mrs. Power
with offers of either cake, sandwiches or candy. All of them
are invited to attend a meeting
at Mrs. Power's on Tuesday next
at 3 p. m. to make the final arrangements for the evening; r
good attendance is desired, as
several ladies will be required to
assist in various ways. A novel
feature of the entertainment will
be an auction sale of suppei
boxes, the bidding on which
usually causes considerable
merriment, besides adding a zest
to the supper.
The Southern Okanag
Land
Company, Limited
LANDS
Our Irrigation system having been completed for
tho 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
hay or garden stuff, $loo.oo per acre.
Terms on all the above one quarter down, one
quarter each year with interest at G per cent, on deferred
payments.
ACRE LOTS
In Penticton and on Okanagan Lake Beach $3oo.oo
to $45o.oo.       On Lake Skaha Peach $4oo.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.
Miss Milne, who has been
spending the summer with Mrs.
Waterman, left last week for the
Old Country.
Miss Campbell, from Fairview,
and Miss McKenzie, from Cliff
Ranche, are visiting Miss Bassett
at Okanagan Falls.
Mr. John McLellan is building
a house for Mr. Smythe Parker
in Maroon Valley.
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OKANAGAN FALLS
The flooring of the bridge
a toss Okanagan River at the
Falls is now being renewed.
Mr. Heslop has arrived from
Kelowna to teach in the public
school.
Messrs. R. Bassett and John
Arnott with the Misses Pauline
Campbell, Ellen Bassett, Hazel
McKenzie, and Jessie McLellan
made a very enjoyable expedition to the hills to report on the
condition of the dam erected for
Kev. Jas. Lang on McLean creek
last fall. The visiting engineer
and his expert advisers say that
they found more dam site; than
dam.
Mr. Gillespie is clearing a site
for a house on the west side of
Dog Lake.
A recent visitor to Penticton
from the Falls reports that two
of the leading stores in Penticton were closed as for a seige in
Ihe middle of Saturday afternoon. No wonder that the much-
abused Timothy Eaton Co. gets
many orders.
Mr. Deardoff, superintendent
of l'oads and bridges, made a
short stay at Okanagan Falls
lately. He was engaged in look-
i rig over the route of the proposed
road to Myers Flat via Green
Lake.
Mr. C. Oliver, of Hedley City
has been spending a few days at
the Alexandra Hotel.
Mr.E. Bullock-Webster brought I
d >wn a load of lumber, with'
which he intends building a float- j
ing boat-house for his launch.      1
Miss McLellan has been spend- |
ing   the   past   week   at   (irecn!4"4
Mountain.
Mrs. W. J. Waterman is visiting her brother, Mr. Warren, at
Grande Prairie.
CLARENCB POW iLL,
Comedian, with Richards, &   Prlncle's
Famous Minstrels, St .v.'urU's Mall,
Friday, Sept. 4.
Okanagan College
SUMMERLAND, B.C.
The Pall Term will i-.egin on
Wednesday, Sept. 23, 1908
College Matriculation, junior and
senior; Commerc' al Course ; Stenography and Typewriting; Vocal
and Instruments Music.
For   further   particulars   address
the Prinr ipal,
Everett W. Sawyer.
TRAINED NURSE.
MRuS.
Nurse.
BELI*,  fully trained  Hospital
Address -
Hear Methodist Church,
Ellis Street.
PASTURE
ChoMtaslurstfl  Hi creak, to let, $1.60 par head
i�� I-m Jin ii. Apply
10-3 J. H. MITCHELL.
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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.
C. F. SPROTT, Vice-President.
F. E. JONES, Secretary-Treasurer.
G. E. CLAYTON, Director.
L. C. HILL,
F.   J. HART,
Local Agent:
JOHN STEUART
P. O. Box 33, Summerland, B. C.
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Galarneau &
McKenzie
BUILDERS & CONTRACTORS
When  you   think  of
Look us up.
Building
ADOLPHUS GALARNEA.U     W. A. MCKENZIE
E. J. FINQH
Painter, Paperhan&er
and Sign Writer
Picture Framing a Specialty.
WALL PAPER Carried in Stock.
Box 196.       Main St.
To the People of Penticton :
BEN BAKER
WILL STAY WITH THESE
PRICES AS LONG AS HE
IS IN TOWN :-
SHAVE               15 cents.
BEARD TRIM IS "
HAIR SINQE 15 "
CHILDREN'S HAIR CUT   ..  15 "
HAIR CUTTING   .. 25 "
SHAMPOO       25 "
FACE 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.
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 trees left.
JUST ARRIVED
Another car of
McLaughlin    Carriages
Also a
Car of  Cockshutt   Goods
Comprising the following :���
Adams' Log Trucks, Adams'
Teaming Trucks, Adams' one-
horse Wagons (low wheels),
Adams' Lorries and Drays.
Cockshutt 3, 2, and 1-horse
Plows.
Cockshutt Drag and Lever and
Spring-Tooth Harrows.
Cockshutt Wheel Scrapers and
Drag Scrapers.
Cockshutt 1-horse Cultivators.
Cockshutt Potato Diggers.
Also Bolster Springs, Light and
Heavy Harness, Sharpies Cream
Separators, I. H. C. (las Engines,
Ideal Pumping Plants, etc.
Call and Inspect our Stock.
S. T. ELLIOTT,
KELOWNA, B. C.
FREE !
Golden West Soap and
Golden West Washing Powder
FIFTY CENTS'  WORTH   OF  SILVERWARE   FREE
WITH EVERY FIFTY CENT PURCHASE OF GOLDEN
WEST_SOAP_AND GOLDEN WEST
WASHING  POWDER.
D. W. Crowley
&Cp.
Wholesale and Retail Butchers
Goods Delivered to any part of  the
Town on Tuesday, Thursday
and Saturday.
WE GIVE OUR PROMPT ATTENTION TO
MAIL ORDERS
J. F. PARKINS, Manager.
NOTICE
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,
COLDSTREAM ESTATE CO., Ltd.,
16-tf Vernon, B. C.
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
Nothing.
GET THE "SPOONEY" FEELING.
Address:   Premium Department,
Standard Soap Company, Limited,
Calgary, Alberta.
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D. SINCLAIR. W. DENNISTON.
SINCLAIR & DENNISTON,
Joiners,   Cabinet   Makers   and   Building
Contractors.
3     CAN SUPPLY ALL KINDS OF HOUSE AND SHOP  FITTINGS
MADE TO ORDER.
We will be pleased to furnish estimates on any kind of work.    Workmanship guaranteed.
Workshop, Ellis Street, = Penticton.   P
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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
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