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VOL. 4.   No. 20.
PENTICTON, B.C., SATURDAY. NOVEMBER 27, 1909.
$1.00 Per Year In Advance
THE CANADIAN BANK
OF COMMERCE
ELECTION RETURNS
HEAD OFFICE, TORONTO.
ESTABLISHED 1867
Ellison Elected���Shatford Elected
��� McBribe Elected.
B. E. Walker, President. I Paid-up Capital, $10,000,000
Alexander Laird, General Manager. ] Reserve Fund,    -     6,000,000
Branches throughout Canada, and in the United States and England.
SAVINGS    BANK    DEPARTMENT
Deposits of $1 and upwards are received and interest allowed at
current rates.     Accounts may be opened in the names of
two or more persons and withdrawals made by
any one of them or by the survivor.
Penticton Branch
J. J. HUNTER, Manager.
!
Xmas Suggestions
What is more acceptable than
A nice piece of Furniture for a Christmas Gift ?
Give useful articles that will always keep your memory in
the mind of the friend you so kindly remembered.
A partial list of our suitable gifts follows :
ROCKING CHAIRS,
ARM CHAIRS,
MORRIS CHAIRS,
RATAN CHAIRS,
LEATHER CHAIRS,
PARLOR   CHAIRS,
CURTAINS,
PARLOR TABLES.
DINING TABLES.
HANGING LAMPS,
TABLE LAMPS,
TABLE COVERS,
BABY   CARRIAGES.
DEALERS IN
j      C. A. C. STEWARD,   Phone 9.      i
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fTHE PENTICTON SADDLERY CO.
���PHONE No. 41.
Harness and Saddlery
Goods of alt kinds,
Boots and Shoes,
Trunks, Valises,
Horse Blankets, Robes.
Agricultural Machinery, Wagons, Etc.
Eire, Life and Accident Insurance.
Boot and Shoe Repairing a specialty.
What you don't see step in and enquire for.
AGENTS FOR
V. TAYLOR,
Summerland.
DAN WILLIAMS,
Penticton.
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COMMERCIAL
Livery, Feed and Sale Stable
DIGNAN and WEEKS, Proprietors.
If you vant a Stylish Outfit, this i.s the place to come. You can always
get teams just when you want them. We make a specialty of keeping
good horses, safe rigs, careful 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 (i a.m
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.
LIGHTEN LIGHT LOSSES!
Lantern Globes, 3 for 25c.
Don't you think you can afford to lay in a supply at that
figure ? We have been exceedingly fortunate in being able
to secure several cases of these necessary articles at an exceptionally low price and are therefore extending to our
customers the benefit of the bargain.
Get a few before they all go.
A. H. WADE,   General Merchant
Phone 6. Agent for Giant Powder Co.
Sweeping   Majorities   in   many
Constituency in the Province.
Results to hand to the time of
going to press lead us to believe
| that the country has given the
j Hon. Richard McBribe a sweeping majority. Never in the his-
I tory of Canada since Confederation, has a leader caught the
opposition party in such a disorganized state. This is the condition of the Liberal party not
only in the Okanagan but the
whole Province.
The result is not to be wondered at when we consider what
John Oliver had to offer us in
lieu of the Premier's railway
policy.
When Mr. McBribe decided to
go to the country on his railway
agreements he undoubtedly
caught the leader of the opposition napping.
Of course we all know thst
Mr. Oliver had only just reached
that eminent position owing to
Mr. McDonald having been raised to the bench, and perhaps this
may be advanced as some excuse
for his unpreparedness.
But the fact remains that
when the Government railway
policy was made public Mr.
Oliver acted like a drowning man
making a last grasp at the proverbial straw. Instead of getting a hustle on and promulgating a railway scheme of his own
he adopted that of the editor of
one of the Vancouver weeklies
without even troubling to make
a dicker with a single contractor
or railway company, and of
course, as was to be expected;
the result has spelt disaster.
All along the line Conservative
members have been returned
with a large majority. Victoria
has shown its faith in the
Premier by sending back four,
while the voters of Vancouver,
in spite of Duncan Ross, have
sent back Bowser and the other
four members of the "Tory solid
iive," just to show that they believe in McBride and a prosperous era. At New Westminster,
Gifford has been returned with a
majority of 267. Greenwood (a
C mservative gain) returned
Jackson with the very respectable majority of 57.
Coming nearer home it is very
apparent that the rivals of the
Hon. Price Ellison in the Okanagan and L. W. Shatford in the
Similkameen stand a good chance
of losing their deposit.
As regards the local option
plebiscite, the returns to hand
for the Okanagan show about an
e |ual number for and against,
and if the rest of the constituencies poll nearly as strong a
vote a local option law will un-
do lbtedly be placed on the statutes of the province.
Ellison. DeHart.
Penticton    95 37
Naramata  22 8
Summerland 139 68
Peachland  83 13
Westbank   12 13
South Okanagan .. 24 3
Kelowna 178 135
Rutland  28 11
Benvoulin  83 13
Okanagan Centre.. 14 17
Okan. Landing.... 19 12
Vernon    366 167
Okanagan  26 9
Armstrong  205 89
Enderby  92 64
Hullcar      8 13
1394        697
The Socialist candidate polled
i total  161 votes at the above
places.
Fourteen small points to hear
from.
The vote registered at South
Penticton reads: Shatford, 39;
Elmhurst, 5.
The latest reports to hand gi\ e
the government thirty seven
seats. Three Socialist members
are returned, viz.: Hawthorn-
thwaite at Nanaimo, Williams,
at Newcastle and Cartwright at
Comox.
The Liberals up to the time of
going to press are only credited
with two seats, those of Esqui-
malt and Alberni, of course thi?
may be changed at some places
on the recount.
Local Option Carries in Valley.
The last report on going to
press gives a large majority for
local option in the Okanagan
valley. Kelowna, Vernon, and
Peachland gave majorities a-
gainst the law, but Enderby,
Armstrong, Summerland, Naramata and Penticton all have substantial majorities in favor of the
measure. No complete return
has yet been received, but the
latest report says local option has
carried in the province.
The following is the summary
s 3 far to hand :
For. Against.
Penticton   76 61
Mission     2 24
Summerland 193 43
Okanagan Centre.. 18 15
Kelowna  13
Rutland   26 7
Hullcar   15 7
Okanagan Landing 20 10
Naramata  25 3
Enderby 115 75
Armstrong  166        112
Vernon 277        293
Westbank  10 14
Peachland  45 48
985        725
British  Columbia   Apples   Win
Honors.
Spokane, Wash. Nov. 23.-
Five boxes of the finest nothern
W apples on exhibit at the national apple show will be sent by
Canadian exhibitors at the show
to His Majesty King Edward
VII. through the board of trade
of Vernon, B. C, the apples being part of the prizewinning Vernon exhibit which attracted
much attention during the show-
Canadian growers also contributed a large part of a present of
21 boxes of different varieties
that will be sent to President
Taft. Those sending apples to
the President are F. G. Fun-
quier, Arrow Lake, B. C, box of
Baldwins; Vernon board of trade,
box of northern spies; Kelowi a
board of trade, box of Wagener.
The Vernon exhibits gave to
the ceildren in the care of Spokane's Associated Charities six
boxes of the best apples, while
the Salmon Arm, B. C. booth
gave the children some fine American roses.
H. C. Mallam, of Kelowna, B.
C, won the $100 prize for the
best display from outside the
United States, while the Salmon
Arm display was given second
in this class.
British Columbia growers beat
Montana apple-raisers in the contest for Mcintosh reds, Montana's
own variety, J. J. Campbell, of
Willow Point, winning a prize
offered by Missoula, Montana,
people. A. D. Lowe, of Vernon,
was second in the special contest
for four tier winter varieties.
Other late awards that went
to British Columbia were: H. W.
Collins, Carson, second best box
Wagoners; R. E. Harris, Kelowna, best box gclden russet;
William Cockle, Kaslo, second
best box golden russet; Coldstream ranch, Vernon, second
best box northern spies. The
Canadian exhibitors had no
trouble disposing of their apples
for local and eastern consumption.
Municipal Elections.
Householders and others who
are not property owners and wl o
have resided in the district for a
year should interview the Municipal Clerk and get their names
on the voters' list. This must
be done before the 1st of December. You have only four days
more, so get a move on.
Liberal Meeting.
Messrs. R. H. Rogers and A.
Bridgeman appeared here on
Monday evening to champion the
Liberal cause. E. W. Mutch president of the local Liberal Association occupied the chair and introducing the speakers apologized for the absence of Mr. Swan-
son who was billed to speak, but
who at the last minute had to go
to Kelowna.
Mr. Rogers during his half
hour's speech dwelt mainly on
the McBribe railway policy also
briefly touching on the resignations of Captain Tatlow and Mr.
Fulton respectively Ministers of
Finance and Lands in the late
Government, urging their resignation as a sign that the government railway policy was not a
sound one.
Mr. Bridgeman stated that the
Premier had only given the electors two weeks to decide a question that it had taken Mr. McBride himself two years to consider and in his opinion this wrs
very unfare.
Mr. Bridgeman also touched on
several defects in the Attorney
General's department drawing
attention some local grievances.
After the speakers had finished
the chairman called for the National Anthem and the fervour
with which it was sung showed
that the audience were not lacking in loyalty although possibly
divided in political matters.
Local and Personal
Those having friends visiting them
will confer a favor by acquainting tl e
Press with the fact. All other locil
news thankfully received.
Obituary.
There died on Monday evening,
Nov. 22, Hattie L., aged 33, the
beloved wife of W. J. Clement,
editor of our local paper. Probably never in the history of this
town has there been such universal mourning and widespread,
Jeep sympathy. The deceased
came to Penticton from Vancouver about eleven months ago as
a bride. During her eleven
months' stay she was supremely
happy in her home life, in the
Church and in the community.
She left behind her in Vancouver
the happiest surroundings, and
hosts of friends, and yet in her
life here she at once found her
place and the joy of living was
her lot. During her short stay
here, she found her way into the
hearts of many who now mourn
their loss. She had not passed
far on life's highway, but being
weary for a moment, lay down
to rest and fell into that dreamless sleep that knows no waking.
While yet in love with life and
raptured with its charms she
passed, her body into pathetic
dust, her soul unto Him who
cared for her from childhood's
earliest recollections. Just in
the happiest, sunniest hour of
all the voyage, when life was
new with hops and jewelled with
a new-born love in her sweet
babe, she passed into the golden
dawning of the grander day.
Her earliest thoughts were of the
Christ, and nearing the end she
gave expression of pure love and
faith in Him. Her last days
were brightened by the presence
of her sister, Miss M. Burritt,
who, in this time of storm, has
been brave and gentle.
The whole community extend
to Mr. Clement their deepest
sympathy. G. O. F.
J. H. Dines, of Nelson, sper.t
the week in town.
If you miss "Bengough" you
are not good to yourself. He is
a rare treat.
Mr. and Mrs. J. Orr leave tc-
day for Chilliwack on a business
trip.
See H. Main's ad. in this issue,
large and assorted stock of Xrr.as
goods.
Smith St. looks considerably
better for the grading work done
on it this week by the Council.
"Bengough" Dec. 3rd. Thst
is all you need to know, you learn
the rest when you see him.
An election is a veritable magnet. It draws people back to
where they belong quicker than
steel will draw iron filings.
The Ladies' Aid of the Presbyterian Church will hold their
annual sale in the church on
Wednesday, Dec. 8.
Mrs. Henry Huycke. sr., left
on Wednesday morning's boat
for Winnipeg to visit her sons.
She will be in Winnipeg some
three months.
C de B Green, arrived on
Tuesday's boat. Mr. Green has
been surveying Government
lands on Vancouver Island dui-
ing the past six months.
Quite a crowd of voters came
in on Wednesday's boat, among
whom were R. P. Brown, C. C.
Allen and Messrs. Reynolds
and Stoess, of Keremeos.
"Bengough" is good and it
does not cost much to see him.
Reserved 75 cents, rush seats 50
cents, children 25 cents.
Thos. Guest and family arrived
from Vancouver on Wednesday's
boat. Mr. Guest wintered in
Penticton last year and has come
back again, having failed to find
a climate that equals ours.
The Anniversary of the Methodist Church will be held on Sunday and Monday, Dec. 12th and
13th. Rev. R.J. Mclntyre, of
Summerland, is expected to
preach the Anniversary sermons.
A very successful mass meeting on Local Option was held in
the Methodist church on Sunday
evening. Mr. John Orr president of the Local Option League
took the chair. Addresses were
given by Dr. Sawyer, Principal
of Okanagan College, and Revs.
Allen and Fallis,
The front row of chairs are reserved at 25c. for chHdren coming with parents who hold reserve seat tickets for the Bengough entertainment. Bring
the children.
The Legge-Willis Co. from
Kelowna produced "Dandy
Dick" in Steward's Hall on Saturday evening. The play and
players were deserving of a much
larger audience but while politics
and local option have such a hold
on the public mind, it is apparently impossible to get many to
turn out for theatricals.
A number of ladies met in tl.e
Council Chamber on Saturday
afternoon for the purpose of
forming a "Women's Institute"
in Penticton. This is the outcome
of Miss Laura Rose's lecture on
Domestic Science and Women's
Institutes given some two weeks
ago in Steward's Hall. After
some discussion the following
ladies were elected officers for
the ensuing year: President,
Mrs. F. H. Latimer; vice president, Mrs, R. A. Wyllie; secretary Miss Loomer; treasurer,
Mrs. Allen. THE PENTICTON PRESS, PENTICTON, B.C. NOVEMBER 27, 1909.
DIRECTORY.
PENTICTON
THE PENTICTON PRESS
ISSUED    EVERY    SATURDAY   AT1
PENTICTON, B.C. BY
W. J. CLEMENT.
Subscription $1.00 Per Year in
Advance.   Foreign, $1.50.
Population. bUO. Area, 7.U4J acres. Maximum
temperature 19"J8, WWi P.; minimum temperature
l'Jhi, ���Vai\ ificjrp'ifatvd int-j a Dutrkt Municipality Jan. 1, 1<*.'9. Located at south end of 01:-
anagan l*uke. Communication by c. P. K. steamers on Okanajran Lake. V.'aimn n-atl connect-*
with Summerland on went side of lake and all
(i.)inLs co lhe nortn ; ai*0 wit.fiNa/auuta 0:1 east
.-'(ie of lake. Okannynri Kails, Fairview ami Houn-
dnry CI ur.try to ir;<^ south, ai.d ull .Similkameen
ooi.iU to the southwest. The mildest climate in
Canada eartof the coast Public school with four
departments. Nursing Home. Cannery. Two
nurseries. Chief industry, the growing of fruit,
more particularly peaches and other tender kinds.
Twelve hundred acres planted. Excellent boating
���and bathing in the summer. Beautiful scenery.
A sunny climate. An ideal place to spend either
the summer or winter months.
|*or businesn nJ��r��K see our advertising columns.
MUNICIPAL COUNCIL
Meets ThuraDax evenings in Council Room, Smith
Ftreat     A.  H.   Wade.  Reeve.     Chas.   Were,
"school board
mecte Ul Monday in each month at 8 p. in. It.
Wilton, Sec*y*Treas.
BOARD of trade
Annual general meeting. 2nd Wednesday lo January of ouch year. General quarterly meet*
ii.Ks.2iid yi'cdnetdaya (n January, Apt 11, July
ai.d Octol* r at fi p.m. Affiliated with Okatia-
gan Hoard* of Trade, J. J, Hunter, Pros.;
M. c. Kendall. Bee'y.
CHURCH SERVICES
St. SaWo^jr'a Uburcbi Fairview Avenue : Vicar.
Rev. .1   A. Olnlnn<1.   Celebration of H.,|v Com.
uiuuinn Lho '...t m.d 3rd 3uiideya uf tho mt nth
'a/irrll ..Yl'nk maiin<.; tho 2nd Sunday at P a.
rn.   Uurninff prayer al 11 a.m.    Evensong al
raw p.m.
Preaby^crlitn Bervicea eneb Sunday in church al
JI ;i.m. ur "M p.m.   Hev. W. J. Allen, paatur.
Haiiti. t Si-rvicci" each Sunday In church, at   tl a.
,���. or 7:.'J0 p. in.
IVi"djyt"riaii   aid    Baptist    pcrvi^PR    altrrnaln.
DiorniiuTandiOvenihg. ��� i    ��� i* ���.   ���       i i_ a..
M.tl.< <!i t aervlcca in church each Sunday nt 7:30   IS Subsiding,  It IS almost time WP
jt.in.;   Siinrlay School 2:46,p.m.     Rev. 0, o
l'\tl!is. B, A., nasi":-. ^H^	
Young   Pcoiili��' Christina Union   meets   in  the . ���,, -,       ���   ���      .
Methodiut church every Tuesday at 8 p.m.      nearer   home.     lhe   Municipal
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;
60 days, $7.
Legal Advertising���First insertion, 10
cents per line;.each subsequent insertion, 6c. per line.
heading Notices in Local News Column
15c. per line, first insertion; 10c. per
line, each subsequent insertion.
Contract Advertisements���Kates arranged according to apace taken.
All changes in jontract advertisements mu^t be in the hands of the
printer by Tuesday evening to ensure
publication in the next issue.
For the Welfare of Penticton.
Now  the Provincial Elections
are over and all the excitement j
pertaining to political  campaign j
turned our attention to matters
W. R. King & Co.
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SOCIETIES
Elections take place early in January, and it is vital to the future
A. r. * A. M. mn t in Mason's Hall. Main St., lsi
VV'-dh*'   !;iy      cacdl inwr.tli at S p.m. ML^^^^^^^^^^m^^^^^^^^^^^^m^^^^m^m
w. o.w. meetin Wc^mens'Haii, Eiiis st, 2nd interests of Penticton that the
and lth Saturday in sacb mor.tli at a p.m.
i. o. p. !���. ii..,t;, odd Fellows' Hall, Mai,, st., [ best men obtainable be elected to
e\ til;: MOOUAy at 9 p.m.
L. (). u meit  In  viVdinen'd  Hall 2nd and  Iti. I the CoUtlCll.
Friday in soah month at s p. m.
STAGES
Stage lonvefl for Krrcmeoft, FJeillpy and Princeton, ui G a. mi ��n TiH-.-itlaiv, Thuradftyfl antl Satur-
duys, Returns on Mondays, Wednoiulayfl and Fri
ilays..:    . .'
Stare leaven for Fairview nm.1 Oroviile on Tiiea
tlu>ii, rhunul.iyp and Saturday ��� ai C:Hti a. m. Re-
tiiritson Mondays. WednesdnyB and Fridays* ai
li p."m. ���
POST OFFICE
Hours 9 a. m. tr, ri p, rn.
Registered   Letter  und   Mo
closes u p. m.
��Vickt;t upened for half an hour after mail is
distributed.
We have heard it said, when
talking- the matter over vvith
prominent men, that "So-and-so"
will not run for office because he
has not tlie time to spare from
his liusiness. You will pet this
excuse from every businessman
Order wicket iu town. Now how long will
it be before this is a large
and  thriving city with electric
Arriv.nl,:- Per Str.   Okanajran:    Daily   except M^^^i^^i^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
Sunday 0 p. m.i Per. stajfo from Hedloy, Kere- lights,   Water  SVStemS  and  Other
m-XH,   Olalla, Allen   Grove.   Oroviile.  Fuirview, .
and White Lake: Monday?. Wednesdays and  Kri- thing's    absolutely     neCeSSHrV     in
days all! p.m. .i i �� i
closing For boat und .stages: 8 p. m. daily.       the make up ot a modern town,
if the business men  keep their
heads down on their ledgers and
m_mmmmm_m_m_m_m_m_m_mmm_m_m_m_m_mmwmmmm      ivfuse to take a live interest in
Daily both ways -during summer except Sunday. ,,.        ...   .      0      .      , ...
Str. Okanagan leaves TentictonB a. m. public attall'S?    As  long US  Vital
��ain"ScainrSu1 '��'"' ' Questions are left to take care of (j
Sir. Okanaganarrive��at Penticton 6 p. m.       i thcmSC'l VeS,  SO   long will    PentiC- | fi
C. P. R. TIME TABLE
SHUSWAP & OKANAGAN BRANCH
ik>ti:l ebnticton.
ton   stay  in  its present stage.
Our advice to the merchants and
First-Class Accommodation For Tour- other business men of the town
ists or Commercial Men. j jg. Take ^ off ^      jr(]_
RATES $2.50 PER DAY" (^    0cca8JonallV|    RJve    your
A. Barnes       - -       Prop, boo^g a rest and take an active
 . interest in the affairs of the town.
By working to make a successful Penticton, and having your
municipality run on business
lines by the best men obtainable,
you will be rewarded doubly;
first, by seeing a large and prosperous community; secondly, and
inevitably, as the town enlarges
so your business will enlarge and
increase.
Boost Penticton but boost ih
the right manner.
GLOVES and
Our Range was Never so Large.
Men's Fine Gloves.
Fine Mocha Buck, wool lined Fringed Gauntlets,  pair $2.25
Fine   Reindeer  Tanned   Horsehide  unlined  Fringed
Gauntlets, per pair          .          .          . 2.25
Dent's and Storey s Dogskin, unlined, per pair      . 1.50
Buckskin Gauntlet, fringed, per pair       .       .          . 2.00
Clark's Dogskin Fringed Gauntlet, per pair           . 2.75
Clark's Lined Mocha, dome fasteners, pair, $1.00 and 1.50
Fine Knit Scotch Wool Gloves, per pair,          .          . .75
Men's Work Gloves.
Eisendrath's "Asbestos," unlined, per pair .          $1.50
Clark's Genuine Pigskin       "           " .     1.75
Horsehide Gauntlet             "           " 150
Clark's Horsehide Gauntlet "           "          . .1.50
Clark's Buckskin         "       "           " 1.60
Horsehide Palm Glove, lined             "          . .1.25
Reindeer Tanned Horsehide Gauntlet, unlined, a pair      1.75
Clark's Lined Buckskin Gloves, per pair,       . .1.50
Muleskin, unlined, per pair             .              . .       .50
Muleskin, lined, per pair          .              . .              .75
Wool Gloves, hand knit, 2 ply yarn, per pair .       .      .60
Men's and Boys' Mitts.
Fine Mocha Lined Mitts, per pair  $1.00
Men's Heavy Working Mitts and Eisendrath's Wood  Choppers'
Mitt, unlined, per pair  1.50
P. and D. Celebrated Genuine Hand Knit Wool Mitts. 2 ply yp.rn
at 40, .45 and   .50
Reindeer Horsehide, heavy wool lining and wristband, per pair...    .90
Muleskin, wool lining and wristband, per pair 65
Napa Tan, wool lining and wristband, per pair 75
Buckskin, lined, wool wristband, per pair  1.40
A big assortment of Indian made Buckskin Gauntlets and
working gloves.
Leather Faced Canvas Gloves for 25
Boys' Lined and Unlined Gauntlets at $1.00 and .75
Boys' Lined Buckskin, wool wrist  1.00
Boys' Sheepskin, w^ol lined an'd wool wrist 75
mail sack. You see that at a
cursory glance, the words "Penticton" and "Princeton" can
be easily mistaken. When mailing your letters in the evening
at tiie P. 0 it is advisable to find
out first ii' the mail has been
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J. A. Nesbitt.
Penticton, Nov. 23. 1909.
Bulbs and Fruit Trees.
Every one appreciates the
beauty of flowering bulbs in the
fall and winter, but so many fail
to prepare for the future in time.
It is very easy to have the house
full of bloom throughout the dull
season, and every lover of flowers
should appreciate this fact. Particular attention is drawn to this
matter in the advertising of M.
J. Henry which you will notice
in this paper. Detailed information about the culture of bulbs
can also be obtained from this
source.
The matter of fruit trees also
claims our attention, not merely
at the actual planting seasons,
but at all seasons, with those
whose policy is to have only the
best. Those who purpose planting should remember that this
nursery is located right in British Columbia, that the culture is
conducted with reference to B.
C. conditions, and that naturally
the stock must be well adapted
to those conditions which prevail
in your orchard. For further information, which will be gladly
furnished, address M. J. Henry,
13010 Westminster Road, Vancouver.
Penticton-Kelowna
Line.
Telephone
Ellis Street.
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Deserving of particular mention
are our CHERRIES, and
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We also have Shade Trees,  Shrubbery, Climbing Vines and Rosea.
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ORDERS.
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th** Editor of The Pbnticton Prk.hr:
Dear Sir :��� I would venture to
offer a few items of information
regarding mail service on the
hike that may be of benefit to
some people who mail letters
under the impression that our
mail service is in such a condition
as to ensure prompt delivery of
their mail.
If you have a letter for any
lake point, don't drop that letter
in   the  mail  box on the boat,
thinking that it will be taken out
for    delivery     at    destination.
That box is not opened until the
boat reaches Okanagan Landing.
There the letters are put on the
mail car, go to Sicamous, and re-,
turn the following day.    Again, I
if someone  up the lake should
drop a letter in that mail  box on
the boat, addressed to Penticton.
that letter will come to Penticton
all  right, but it will remain in
the box all night, go up to Sicamous next day and then return
to Penticton the following day.
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the lake on a certain date and
don't receive it promptly, don't
worry over the matter as it will
be very likely to turn up in your
box all right after the next stage
arrives from the south, owing to
the fact that it had been indaver-
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Hot Baths.
At H. MURK'S.
J. M. Robinson returned from
Vancouver on Saturday evening.
Mr. Niblock, of Calgary, after
a brief visit to Naramata to inspect his holdings, returned on
Wednesday.
Rev. G. 0. Fallis delivered a
stirring temperance address on
Sunday morning. He made an
eirnest appeal to every voter
present to cast his ballot on the
side of temperance and moral
reform. Not the least interesting part of the service was a
quartette, "Temperance Bells,"
by Mesdames Allen and Lyons,
and Messrs. Allen and Davies.
The first card party of the season, conducted by the Athletic
Association, was held on Wednesday evening in the Opera
House.
W. Nuttall will soon be able
t) be around again.
H. Harlow, plasterer, from
Pjnticton, was busy on a house
in town this week.
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GAUBE'S FRUIT STORE.
Candies and Biscuits always
Fresh.
Fruits in Season.
TEA AND  LUNCHES   SERVED.
Dressmaking
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Terms Cash.
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B. C. has again proved itself
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country. At the Spokane apple
show B. C. growers have be^n
awarded the majority of the
prizes.
The well known Shakespearian play "As You Like It" will
be produced by the Walker Co.
in Steward's Hall about Dec.
10th. It is only owing to the fact
that this famous company is taking the short cut to Spokane via
V., V. & E. Railway that a Penticton audience will have the opportunity of seeing a first clars
stock company act one of the Bard
of Avon's most famous productions.
WOOD FOR SALE.
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JOHN KEARNS. THE PENTICTON PRESS, PENTICTON, B.C. NOVEMBER 27, 1909.
P
THE
CONQUEST sf CANAAN
By   BOOTH   TARKINGTON,
Author   of   "Cherry."   "Monsieur   Beiucelre."   Etc.
COPYRIGH r.
I 903.
BY       HARPER
BROTHERS
"Wasn't it!" sue agreed clieerfully.
"Aud lie trustpd the judge absolutely.
I don't, you see."
He gave Iter a thoughtful look nnd
nodded. "No. he isn't a good man," he
said, "not even according to his lights.
but I doubt if he could have manage!
to get nway with anything of consequence after he became the administrator. He wouldn't have tried it probably unless he was more desperately
pushed than I think he has been. It
would have been too dangerous. Suppose you wait a week or so and tblnk
It over."
"But there's something I wnnt yon te
do for me Immediately, Joe."
"What's that?"
"I want the old house put in ordef
I'm going to live there."
"Alone V"
"I'll! almost twenty-seven, and that's
being enough of an old maid for me to
risk Canaan's thinking me eccentric.
Isn't It?"
"It will think anything you do Is all
right."
"And once." she cried, "it thought
everything I did wrong!"
"Yes. That's the difference."
"You mean it will commend me lie-
cause I'm thought rich?"
"No, no." he said meditatively, "It
Isn't thnt. it's because everybody will
be In love with you."
"Quite everybody!" she asked.
"Certainly," he replied. "Anybody
who didn't would be absurd."
"Ah. Joe!" she laughed. "You always were the nicest boy lu the world,
my dear!"
At that he turned toward her with
a sudden movement, and his lips parted, but not to speak. She had rested
one nnn upon the desk and her cheefc
upou her hand: the pen she had picked up. still absently held in her rlu-
gers. touching her lips, and it was
given to him to know that he would
always keep that pen. though he would
never write with it agaiu. The soft
lamplight fell across the lower part
of her face, leaving her eyes, which
were lowered thoughtfully, in the
shadow of her hat. The room was
blotted out in darkness behind her.
Like tbe background of an antique
portrait, the office, with its dusty cor-
uers nnd shelves nnd hideous safe.
hnd vanished, leaving the charming
and thoughtful face revealed against
an even, spacious brownness. Only
Ariel and the roses and the lamp were
clear, nnd a strange, small pain moved from Joe's heart to his throat as be
thought that this ugly office, always
before so harsh and grim nnd lonely-
loneliest for him when It hnd beeu
most crowded���was now transfigured
into something very, very different
from nn office; that this place where
he sat. with a lamp and dowers on a
desk between him and a woman who
called bim "my dear" must be like���
like something that people called
"home."
Aud then he leaned across the desk
toward her as he said agaiu what he
bnd said a little while before, and his
voice trembled:
"Ariel, it in you?"
She looked at hlin and smiled.
"You'll be here always, won't yon?
You're uot going away from Canaan
again r*
For a moment It seemed that she
hud not heard him. Then her bright
glance at him wavered and fell. She
rose, turning slightly away from bim,
but uot so fur that he could not see
the sudden agitation in her face.
"Ah." he cried, rising, too, "1 don't
waut you to think I don't understand I
or that 1 meant I should ever ask you j
to slay  here!     1   couldn't  mean   that.
Y'ou know I couldn't, don't you?   Y'ou |
know   I   understand  that it's  all  just
your beautiful friendliness, don't yoilV
"It isn't beautiful; It's Just me. Joe.";
sbe said.     "It  couldu't  be  any  other
way."
"It's enough that you should be bore
Uow,"   he   went OU  bravely,  his  voice .
steady. Ui.uuh his hand shook.  "Nottp
Ing so wonderful ns your staying could \
ever actually happen.   It's Just a light,
coming Into a dark room uud out agaiu.
One day   long ago.  I   never forgot it,
some apple blossoms blew by me as 1 j
passed an  orchard, and  it's like that;
too.   But, oh.  my dear,  when you go,
you'll leave a  fragrance Iu  my  heart,
thut will last!"
She turned toward him, her face suffused with a rosy light.   "You'd rather
have died  than have said that to me
once,"   she   cried.    "I'm   glad   you're I
weak euough now to confess it!"
He sank down again into his chair,!
and his arms fell heavily on the desk. |
"Confess It!" he cried despairingly.
"And you don't deny that you're going
nway agaiu���so it's true! I wish I
hadn't realised it so soon. 1 think I'd
rather have tried to fojl myself about
it n little longer!" I
"Joe," she cried iu a voice of great
pain, "you mustn't feel like that! How
do you know I'm going away again?
Why should I waut the old house put
lu order unless I mean to stay? And if,
I went you know that 1 could never
ehanjre. You know how I've always
cured lor you"���
"Yes," be said. "I do know how.   It j
was always  the same,  and  it always
will be. won't it?"
"I've   shown    thai,"    she    returned
I quickly. . i
.4
"Yes. Y'ou say 1 know how you've
cared for me. and I do. I know how.
It's Just in one certain way Jouathao
ami David"���
"Isn't that a pretty good way, Joe:"
"Never fear tbat 1 don't understand!"
He got to his feet again and looked at
ber steadily.
"Thank you. Joe." She wiped sudden
tears from her eyes.
"Don't yon be sorry for me." he said.
"Do yon think thnt 'passing the love of
women' Isn't enough for me?"
"No," she answered humbly.
"I'll have people at work on the old
bouse tomorrow," he begin. "And lor
the"-
"I'vc kept yon so long!" she Interrupted, helped to a meek sort of gaiety by his matter of fact tone. "Good
night. Joe." She gave hlin her hand.
"I dou't want you to come with me. It
isn't very late, and this Is Canaan."
"I wnnt to come with you. however."
he snid. picking up his hat. "Y'ou can't
go alone."
"But you are so tired, you"���
She was interrupted. There were
muffled, flying footsteps on the stairs
and a shabby little mnn ran furtively
into the room, shut the door behind
him and set his back against It. His
face was mottled like a colored pup
thick lines of perspiration gblUillK
across the splotches.
"Joe." he panted. "I've got Nnshvlllp
good, and he's got me good too. I got
to clear out. He's Uxed me good, but
he won't trouble nobody"���
Joe was across the room like a fly
ing shadow.
"Quiet!" Ills voice rang like a shot,
nnd on the instant his hand fell sharp
ly across the speaker's mouth. "In
there. Happy!"
He threw au arm across the little
man's shoulders and swung him toward
the door of the other room.
Happy Fear looked up from beneath
the down bent brim of his black slouch
hat. His eyes followed an Imperious
gesture toward Ariel, gave her a brief
ghastly stare and stumbled into the In
ner chamber,
"Wait!" Joe said cavalierly to Ariel
He went In quickly after .Mr. Fear uud
closed the door
This was Joseph Louden, attorney at
law And to Ariel it was like a new
face seen In a flashlight not at all the
face of Joe The sense of his strange
ness. his nnfaiililiai'lty in this electrical aspect oven,u; i> her She wn-
possessed by astonishment Did she
know him so well II ler nil? The
strange client had burst i'i shaken be
yond belief with some passion un
known to her. but Joe nl.'it and ma*
terful beyond dmil il had controlled
him Instantly; had swept him Into the
other room as wilh a lirooin. Could
It be that loe s i.ierini"- did Othei
things hi  Ihe same s-vee il ig fashion';
She heard a match struck in the uexi
room and the voices of lhe two men
Joe's, then Ihe olh-r's. the hitter II'
first broken and protective bul soon
rising shrilly She could hear oul.t
fragments Once she heard the client
cry almost scream. "Joe. I though'
Claudine hnd chased him around then
to do me!" And Instantly followed
Louden's voice:
"Steady. Happy, steady!"
The name "Claudine" startled her
and. although she had had no coin
prehension of the argot of Happ,\
l-'ear. the sense of a mysterious etttlls
trophe  oppressed   her     She  was  suit
Steady  Happy, stetuiy!
thai something horrible had happened
She went to the window, touched the
shade, which disappeared upward im
mediately, lllld lilted the sa.di. The
front ol' a square building in the court
house square was bright with lights.
nud figures were passing in and out of
lhe Main sweet doors. She remember
ed that this was the Jail.
������('lam'.lne!" The voice of the bus
band of Claudllie was like the voice
of one lamenting over Jerusalem.
"Steady. Happy, steady!"
"But. Joe. II I hey git ine. what'll she
do'.' She can't hold her Job no longer
-nul after tbis."
i ne co>r o;- >r.e I. and me two men
came oul. loe wilh bis baud ou the
:'ber's ibotilder. The splotches had
g me i'i ii Ilappy's face, leaving it an
even, deathly white. He did not
glance toward Ariel He gazed far
beyond all tint was about him. and
suddenly she was aware of a great
tragedy. The little man's chin trembled, and he swallowed painfully.
Nevertheless he bore himself upright
and dauntlessly as the two walked
slowly to the door, like men talcing
part iu some fateful ceremony. Joe
stopped upon Ihe landing at the head
of the stairs, but Happy Fear went
ou. clumping heavily down the steps.
"It's all right, Happy," said Joe.
"It's belter for you to go alone. Don't
you worry. I'll see you through. It
will lie all right."
���Must as yon say. Joe," a breaking
voice came back from the foot of the
steps���"just as you say."
The lawyer turned from the landing
and went rapidly to the window betide
Ariel. Together they watched the
shabby little figure cross the street
below, and she felt an Infinite pathos
gathering about It us It paused for a
moment, hesitating, underneath the are
lump at the corner. They saw the
white face lifted ns Happy Fear gave
one lust look about him; then he set
Ills shoulders sturdily and steadfastl.v
entered the door of the jail.
Joe look a deep breath. "Now we'll
go." he snid.   "I must be quick."
���What wns il?" she asked tremulously as they reached the street. "Cau
you tell mo?"
"Nothing; jest an old story."
lie iiad nol offered her his arm, but
walked on hurriedly a pace ahead of
lier. though she came as rapidly as she
could, She put her hand rather timidly
on his sleeve, and without need of
more words from ber he understood
her Insistence.
"That was the husband of the wo
man who told you her story." he said
"Perhaps it would shock you less if 1
told you now than if you beard it te
morrow, as you will. He's just shot the
other man."
"Killed bim!" she gasped.
"Y'es." he answered. "He wanted to
run away, but I wouldn't let him. He
has iny word lhat I'll clear bim, nnd 1
made him give himself up."
CHAPTER XVI.
WHEN Joe left Ariel at Judge
Pike's gate she lingered there,
her elbows upon  the uppermost crossbar, like a  village
.il ut twilight, watching bis thin fig
ne vanish Iuto the heavy shadow of
he maples, then emerge momentarily
host  gray  and   rapid at   the  lighted
���rosdng dowu the street, to disappear
r ain under tbe trees beyond, followed
i second later by a brownish streak as
he mongrel  heeled alter him.    When
l ley had passed the second corner she
could no I iuger be certain of them, al
hough   the  street   was  straight;  willi
i.at. draftsuinulike western directness.
10th  ligurcs and Joe's quick footsteps
merging with the niglit.   still she did
not turn to go. did  not alter her posl
lion  nor cease to gaze down  the dim
street.    Few   lights  shone,   almost  nil
Ihe windows of the houses were dark
cued,  and save fur  the summer  inur
niuis. the taint creak of upper branch
ns and  the Infinitesimal  voices of in
sects In the grass there was silence-
he    pleasant    and    somnolent    hush
-wathed in which Unit part of Canaan
���rosses to the far side of Ihe eleventh
'our
But Ariel, not soothed by this balm
i mght beyond it to see that unquiet
"Minimi whither her old friend bent his
steps and found his labor and lib-
dwelling���that other Canaan where
peace did not full comfortably wilh
the coming of night: u place as alien
in habit. In thought and almost In
speech ns If It hud been upon nuothet
continent. And yet-so strange Is die
duality of towns���It lay but a few
blocks distant.
Here about Ariel as she stood at the
rate of the I'ike mansion the houses
>f the good (secure of salvation and
dally breadl were closed and quiet, as
cil'ely shut and sound asleep us the
c-liurcbes. But deeper in the town
there was light nnd life anil merry
evil Industry, screened, bul strong In
last until morning. There were haunt--
if haggard merriment In plenty; sin
reptitious   chambers   where   roulette
wheels swum bent-nth dizzied eyes: III
favored bars, reached by devious ways
where qUIIVCI'ltlg voices offered R0I1U
nnd were harshly checked. And Ihrntltcll
the burdened  all' of Ihis Canaan  wan
tiered heavy smells of musk like thai
upon Happy Fear's wife, who must
now be so pule hell ell til her rouge. Anil
above all this nn I for all (his und be
cause of all this was Hint one resort lo
which Joe now made his way thai
haven whose lights burn all night long
whose doors are never closed, but are
open from dawn until dawn- the jail.
There 111 that desolate refuge lay
Happy Fear, surrendered sturdily by
himself at Joe's word. The picture of
the little man wns clear and fresh In
Ariel's eyes. and. though she had seen
tattii when he was newly come from a
'bine; so terrible that she could not re
li/e it as a fact, she felt only nn over
whelming pity for him. she was uot
eveu horror stricken, though she had
shuddered. The pathos of the shabby
little figure crossing the street toward
ihe lighted doors had touched her
Something about him had appealed to
ler. f>r he had not seemed wicked. Ills
"in- was not cruel, though it was deS
perilte, Perhaps it was partly his very
Cspeialioii which lllld moved her. She
'ind understood Joe when he told her
!i- I thi* man wns his friend and com
���r hemivd Ills great I'ear when he said:
���I've  go1   to clear  him!    1   promised
(���ei   nnd   over  Joe  had   reiterated:
!'. e ���  il  to save him!    I've got to!"
h        ���; werod gently, "Yes, Joe,"
hurrying tu keep up with bim.    "He's
a gjjd man.' ne said. ' I ve mown
lew liettcr. given his chances And
none of this would have happened ex
���epl C>r his old time friendship for
me. It was his loyalty���oh. tbe rarest
nnd absurdest loyalty!���that made the
lirst trouble between him and the
man be shot.    I've got to clear him."
"Will ii be bard?"
"Tbey may make it so. I can ouly
see part of It surely. When his wife
left (he office sbe met Cory on the
street. You saw what a pitiful kind
of tool she wus. irresponsible and help
less and feather brained. There are
thousands of women like tbat every
where some of them are "court beau
lies.' I dare say���and they always mix
things up. but they are most danger
pus when they're like Claudine, because then they live among men of
action like Cory and Fear. Cory was
artful. He spent the day about town
telling people that he had always Ilk
.si Happy: that his ill feeling of yes
terday was all gone. He wanted to
Und him and shake his hand, bury past
troubles nud be friends. I think he
told Claudine the same thing when
Ihey Diet nud convinced the tiny brain-
let of his sincerity. Cory was a man
who 'had a way with him,' and I can
see Claudine flattered at tbe Idea of
being peacemaker between 'two such
nice gen'tlemeu ns Mr. Cory and Mr
Fear.' Her commonest nsseveratlon-
quite genuine, too���Is that she doesn't
like to bave the gen'lemen making
trouble about her. So the poor Imbecile led hbn to where her husband
wns waiting. All tbat Happy knew of
this was in her cry afterward. He
was sitting alone, when .Cory threw
open the door and said. 'I've got yon
this time. Happy!' His pistol was
raised, but never fired. He waited too
long, meaning to establish his case of
'pelf defense.' uud Fear Is the quickest man I know. Cory fell just inside
the door. Claudine stumbled upon
him us she came running alter hlin.
crying out to her husband that she
���never meant no trouble;' that Cory
bud sworn to ber tbat he ouly wanted
to shake hands and make up.' Other
people heard the shot and broke into
tlie room, but they did uot try to stop
Fear. He warned them off aud walked *��ut .without hindrance and came
to me.   I've got to clear bim."
Ariel knew what he meant. She realized the actual thing as It was and,
though possessed by a strange feeling
that it must all be mediaeval uud uot
possibly of today, understood that be
would have to tight to keep his friend
from being killed; that tlie unhappy
creature who bad run Iuto the office
oul of the dark stood in high danger of
having his neck broken unless Joe
could help him. He made It clear to
her lhat the state would kill Happy it
It could; that it would be a point of
pride with certain deliberate men holding office to lake the life of lhe little
jnan: lhat If (hjjy did secure his .death
It would be set down to their efficiency
and was even competent us campaign
material. "1 wish to point out," Joe
had heard a candidate for re-election
vehemently orate, "that Irt addition to
the other successful convictions I havo
named I am) my assistants have
achieved Ihe sending of three men to
tbe gallows during my term of office!"
"1 can't tell yet." said Joe at parting.
"It may be hard. I'm so sorry you saw
all this   I"-
"Oh. no!" she cried. "1 want to understand!"
She wns still there at the gate, her
elbows resting upon the crossbar when
a loug time after Joe had gone there
came from the alley behind the big
back yard the minor ehordings of a
quartet of those dark strollers who
never seem lo go to bed. who play by
night and playfully pretend to work by
dny:
Vou  know  my  soul  Is  a-full  o'  them-s-
trub-blls
Kv-Vy mawn!
I ealn' a-walk wltliuuten 1 atum-bUe!
Then le'ss gro on���
Keep walkln' on!
These fines la sow'owful, an' lam pow'-
owful
Sick an'  fo'lawn!
She heard a step upon the path be-
iiiui   her  and.   turning,  saw  u   white
vruppeil Hmirj* coming toward her.
"Mnnile?" she called.
"Hush!"    Manile   lifted   n    war
mud     "The  Windows are open."
\ lilspci'vl    "They might hear you!"
Why b'lyeh't you gone to bed?"
"Oh. don't you see?" Mamie illlswef
���d  In deep distress     "I've been slltins
���p for you     We all thought ,\ou were
'Tiling letters lu your room, bul after
���p.i  and  mamma  bad gone lo bed  1
'i nl   In  to  tell  you   good   night,  and
���u  rt-i-.-u'i  ilipre nor nnywln-re else.
i   I   knew   you  must  have  gone ont
���e  be'n sifting  h,\   the fronl   window
Milting  In  let   you  in. bul   I   went  to
'eop   unlit   a   little   while   ago,   when
he telephone bell rang, and lie got up
ijld   answered  It     lie kepi   talking a
ong lime,   li was something about the
Tocsin, and  I'm afraid  there's been a
murder   downtown      When   he   went
back  tn lied  1   tell asleep again, and
(ben those darkies woke me up.    How
on   earth  did   you   expect   to  get  In?
Don't you  know  he always  locks up
lhe house?"
"1 could have rung." said Ariel.
"Oh, oh!" gasped Miss I'ike, nud aft
er she hud recovered somewhat nsked:
"Do you mind telling me where you've
been?    I won't tell him; nor mamma.
either.    I think, after nil, I was wrong
yesterday   to  follow   Eugene's advice.
lie meant for the best, bdt. I"���,
"Don't think thnt. You weren't
wrong." Ariel put her arm round the
other's waist. "I went to talk over
some things with Mr. Louden."
"I think." whispered Mamie, trembling, "that you are the bravest girl I
ever knew��� und-und��� I could almost
believe there's some good In him since
you like him so. I know there Is. Aud
I���I think he's had a hard time. I
want you to know I won't even tell
F/Ugeuo."
(To be continued.)
ning
sbe
DON'T MONKEY WITH THE
BUZZ SAW.
Better let us look after your
needs from our
SEASONED LUMBER STOCK
>f Pine, Spruce,  Fir,   etc.     No
orders too large���or too small���
'or our personal attention.     Our
Tices defy competition.
S. C. SMITH LUMBER CO.
Stone & Wellington
Toronto.
350 acres ;   largest   Nursery in
Canada.     35 years  experience.
Mr. Edmondson, Sunny Glen Ranch. Proctor,
B. Cm under date Oct. 0, says ��� We have planted
2000 trees and they are all Stone & Wellington, ar.d
.ve are so well pleased with their trees that we
have ordered 2000 more for this fall delivery. It
has always been our belief thut it was better to
:>lant out trees from a more severe climate than
��ur own, and last winter's experience has prreally
trenjrthened that belief. Not one inch of wood
��� as damaged last winter in the trees we had out
it that time.
We have only about 60 trees that are bearing
and they are only 4 years planted, but they are all
true to name. We have never had any fear but
that Stone & Wellington would be above suspicion
>r we would not plant their trees to the extent we
are doing.
Why not plant Canadian-grown stock?
Guaranteed true to name and healthy.
Phone or write me.
5. J. KINNEY, Penticton, B. C.
Planters Attention
Grape Vines
Finest stock $10 to $15 per
100.   Largest list of varieties.
If interested send for free price list
on general nursery stock.
ROSEFIELD NURSERY
179      GELLATLY. B. C.
LAND ACT.
Similkameen Land  District.     District
of Yale.
TAKE notice that I, James Davies.
of Okanagan Falls, occupation, farmer,
intend to apply for permission to purchase the following described lands: ���
Commencing at a post planted at the
N. E. corner of pre-emption No. 486s,
lames C. Davies, thence north 20
chains; thence west 20 chains; thence
south 20 chains; thence east 20 chains
to point of commencement.
18-9 JAMES DAVIES.
November 8th, 1909.
FOR SALE
Few S. C. Brown Leghorn Cockerels
from  prize    winning   stock.     Pullet
mating.      Brownie Poultry Yards.
19-4 W. R. McCORMACK.
TENDERS WANTED.
Tenders will be received by the undersigned up to November 25th, 1909,
for the cutting and delivery of saw
logs, 750,000 feet or more, to their saw
mill in Garnet Valley, Summerland,
from lands adjacent thereto. Contract
co be completed for opening of saw
mill in spring of 1910. No tender
necessarily accepted.
THE SUMMERLAND FRUIT CO.,
18-2 Limited.,
Summerland, B. C.
NOTICE
Notice is hereby given that thirty
days after date I intend to apply to the
Penticton License Commissioners for
renewal of a retail liquor license for the
Hotel Penticton, located at Penticton,
B. C.
18-1 AMOS BARNES.
Penticton, B. C, November 8, 1900.
UN LIGHT
SOAP
THIS IS IT 1
The  soap  tbat save*
you  work, and saves
you money without injury
to hands  or
article.
Sunlight Soap
turns wash-
tub drudgery
into   pleasure.
(let a bar of Sunlight
to-day and try.
Follow
Directions.
Lifebuoy Soap is delightfully ref reahlnr for Bath
or Toilet in. For washing underclothing it ia
unequalled.   Cleanses and purities.
Weather Report.
Observations at Dominion Government Meteorological Station
at Penticton for the month of
October 1909:
DAT��� MAXIMUM MINIMUM
TEMPERATURE      TEMPERATURE
1 59  38*
2 62  36
3 64  40
4 641 44
6 62   53
6 621  35
7 55  32
8 52   39
9 58J  39
10 621 40
11 57   39
12 60  41*
13 66  31i
14 59  30
15 521  37*
16 56  26i
17 501  314
18 501  36
19 571...: 44
20 59  404
21 56  39
22 561 39
23 57 34
24 57  31
25 601 34
26 511  26
27 494 314
28 511 404
29 49   39
30 52   40
31 481 32J
The total rainfall was .83 inches.
FOR SALE.
Chickens, yearlings and pullets, S. C.
W. Leghorns, Buff Orpingtons, W.
Wyandotts, P. B. Rocks. 40 cockerels.
Also few pairs of Belgian Hares, 2, 3,
and 4 months old.
JOSEPH BOUDIN.
18-3 Box 239, Penticton, B. C
LAND ACT.
Osoyoos Division of Yale Land District.
TAKE NOTICE that William Edward Emmons, of the City of Vancouver, Province of British Columbia, occupation, dentist, intends to apply for
permission to lease the following described land:���
Commencing at a post planted about
sixty (60) feet distant and in an easterly direction from the South-East corner
of lot Fifteen (15)' of sub-division of lot
Six Hundred and Seventy-five (675) in
Osoyoos Division of Yale District;
thence North 26 degrees 42 minutes
East 4 45 chains along the Municipal
road; thence East one (1) chain to the
shores of Okanagan Lake; thence South
26 degrees 42 minutes West 4.45 chains
along the said shore line; thence West
one (1) chain to the point of commencement and containing two-fifths (2-5)
acres, more or less. 12-9
WILLIAM EDWARD EMMONS.
Dated this 11th day of September, 1909.
NOTICE
NOTICE
Notice is hereby given that thirty
days after date 1 intend to apply to the
Penticton License Commissioners for
renewal of a retail liquor license for
the B. C. Hotel, located at Penticton,
B. C.
18-4 W. H. TAPLEY.
Penticton, B. C, Novembers, 1909.
NOTICE
TAKE NOTICE that I will not be
'��� responsible to any innocent purchaser
I or purchasers of a promissory note or
; notes for $250.00 dated about June,
i 1907, in favor of John Kearns, as no
i value was received for same.
16-5 B. F. WOODWORTH.
It Pays to Advertise
TAKE NOTICE that I, Findlay
Munro, of Summerland, B. C, occupation fruit grower, intend to apply lor
permission to purchase the following
described land:
Commencing at a post planted at the
North-east corner or  E. W. Leir's lot
189,  thence  West 40  chains;   thence
North 10 chains; thence East 40 chains;
I thence South 40 chains along  lake.,   to
! point of commencement, containing 160
| acres more or less.
FINDLAY MUNRO.
, Dated 20th Sept. 1909. 12-9
NOTICE
Similkameen Division,  District of Yale.
Take notice, that Arthur Seaman
Hatfield, of Kaleden, B. C. occupation,
merchant, intends to apply for permission to purchase the following described land: -
Commencing at a posl planted at the
north-east corner of the north-west
quarter of Section 14, thence south
40 chains; thence west 20chains; thence
north 40 chains; and thence cast 20
chains to the point of commencement,
and containing 80 acres more or less.
ARTHUR SEAMAN HATFIELD.
Kaleden, B. C .-'J
24th September, 1909, 13-9
PENTICTON DAIRY
Daily delivery of Fresh Milk to
all parts of the town.
H. M. McNeill,    .     Prop. THE PENTICTON PRESS, PENTICTON, B.C.. NOVEMBER 27, 1909.
oVo THE��
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Royal
Insurance
COMPANY
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From a moral standpoint, it is the
bounden duty of every man to protect
us far as possible the future welfare of
his wife and family. A ROYAL policy
makes Ihis safe, certain and easy for
every husband and father.
From ;i business standpoint every
man should protect bis bank account by
insuring his buildings in one of the
following companies���
They are the Strongest---
l.iviurooi. & London & Gi.om:,
liovAi. Phoenix
ati.ah guakdian
North Hiiitish     Union
Cana di aji Bsiush ameiuca.
PENTICTON
ESS
&
Money to Loan.
AGENTS.
Rev. J. H. Magee, of Toronto,
Addresses Electors of Penticton.
is destined to become a railroad divisional point. It should also be a distributing centre for
the country north and south. Other Assets:==Unrivalled climate, thousands of acres of peach
and apple orchards producing next year, beautiful lakes, rivers and sandy beaches. Investigate what property sells for at other Okanagan points that possess not half our advantages
and then you will know what bargains we offer.
Main Street Lots, 30 to 46 feet front, $250 to $400.
Martin Street Lots, 30 to 46 feet front, $200 each.
Lake Front Lots $10.00 a foot front.
Some Lots in Old Townsite, per block, $10.00 each.
Toys and Dolls
We have a splendid line
of    toys   and   dolls   at
pricer from 25c. to $5.00.
Values better than ever.
Christmas Cards
We purchased our
Christmas & New Year's
cards direct from England. Our assortment
and prices cannot be
equalled. 5c to $1.50
Jewel Cases
These make a very nice
present for ladies, being
both useful and ornamental.
Prices from 50c to $2.00
Rev. J. H. Magee, field secretary of the Temperance and Mor
al Reform Bureau of the Metho
dist Church of the Dominion o:
���   Canada, delivered a very force
i'ul and very rational address ori
local option, what it is, and how
.   it works,  on Tuesday evening.
Steward's hall was fairly wel
filled and a marked enthusiasn
���': was    noticed    throughout    thi
service.
Mr. Ma^ee began his address
-��� by giving a graphic descriptor
���:f: of just what the liquor business
'.'is and does.    It was the old wa\
-of appealing to franchise holder,
Vbut along with the old metho
werefounl many new illustra
'lions.   These illustrations wen
.not old or stale, but most of then
wera drawn from real persona
experiences in Owen Sound, Col
ling wood and Toronto Junction
Mr.  Magee's illustrations wen
more than ordinarily forceful be
cause he drew them from town
and cities where he has  livei
while    they   were    under   tht
license system and when, by th*
vote of the people,  they came
under local option.
He gave many reasons wh.
Jocal option should be carried ii
every municipality. He believe,
most strongly that local optioi
should be carried in every com
munity because of the new lift
itcreatcd in dozens of homes.
He cited case after case from hi
own personal experience, i,
which lhe home life had becomi
comparatively ideal, where before, misery and want were al
their, .doors.
���Probably the strongest appea'
in filyor of the measure was
upon an economic basis. Ht
pointed out that in every towr
whef��f; local option carried, invariably business grew. In man,\
places, where business men whi
had opposed it on business prin
ciplosat the first vote, after foui
years' trial had championed ii
solely on business principles
The Mayor of Toronto Junction
gave up his seat as chief execu
live of.lhe town because, he said,
when local option had carried,
'This town will go bankrupt."
But at. the end of four yean
business had been almost doubled
and the.'ex-mayor was found in
the ranks of those who strongly
advocated local option. The
speaker gave'several instances
of the changed economic conditions in Collingwood. Business
men almost defeated the measure
at its first vote, but after four
years 100. out of 110 business
men (outside hotel - keepers)
voted in favor of the measure.
He drew many illustrations that
had come to him from railroad
man, shi-p builders, dredge workers, manufacturers, and particularly retail fnen; who declared
the .best economic conditions prevailed under local option law. ,,,     ...
,ru    ,    ,       ���   . i , .       , !    We wl" oasture horses at our ranch
I he last point brought out was   for $2.00 per head per month during the
that he believed in local option! y'?^r season-   Straw aud hay win be
The Southern Okanagan Land Company,
Limited.
���-fm-��mm*.
__mm_mmm
Fancy Mirrors
We have a very fine
line of fancy mirrors
suitable for both ladies
and gentlemen.
From 50c to $5.00
Main's Pharmacy
WE ARE HEADQUARTERS FOR CHRISTMAS GOODS
The perplexing question at this time of the year is what to buy at moderate cost
for a CHRISTMAS Of FT that will combine all the essentials of elegance,
practicability and appropriateness.       A visit to our store cannot fail to offer
many valuable suggestions.
WE SELL HONEST GOODS AT HONEST PRICES
FANCY BOXES STATIONERY
Every time the recipient,
whether wife, daughter,
sister, or sweetheart opens
these beautiful boxes she
is going to remember you
and no doubt will write
you some very interesting
letters upon this paper.
Prices range from 75c.
to $2.00.
Books
A book is, without doubt,
at all times a very acceptable gift; we have books
for the babies, the girls and
boys and for the grown-up
folks.
Also   a   lovely   line
leather-bound poems.
of
LOWNEYS CHOCOLATES
This is one of the very
important items during
the holiday season���the
purchasing of candies. Of
course you want the best.
That means
LOWNEY'S
These are put up in nice
Christmas packages of all
sizes.
We are Agents for Eastman's Kodak Supplies.
Pipes and Cigars
We cater to the wants
of our customers and
carry only the best
brands. We have some
very fine case pipes.
Perfumes
Just received���
A beautiful line of French
perfumes in very handsome boxes.
Most lasting quality.
Brushes �� Combs
We have a nice assortment of ebony goods
���something suitable as a
gift for either lady or
gentleman.
nammmm
vas willing to debate this ques-
ion with anyone. He pointed
>ut that it must be workable and
satisfactory, as almost every
own and municipality where
local option has been in force
ind where the people have had a
���hance to repeal, a fraction of
me per cent, only had repealed.
'Indeed," said the speaker, "the
aw has gone into operation again
n many places where repeal was
jossible, because it is workable
ind satisfactory."
Mr. John Orr, president of the
'enticton branch of the Local
Option    League,   occupied   the
hair in a very pleasing manner.
Vfter  a vote of thanks being
noved and seconded by Revs.
Alien   and   Fallis,   and  carried
manimously by a hearty hand-
lap,   the   meeting  came  to  a
3l0.se.
NOTICE
Notice is hereby given that the
Hoard of License Commissioners for
the Municipality of Penticton will be
held on Wednesday, the 8th day of
December, 1909, in the Council Chamber
at 10 o'clock in the forenoon.
By order.
CHARLES WERE,
Municipal Clerk.
November, 8. 1909. 18-4
PASTURE HORSES.
ifed if necessary.
I eca'.ise it was workable.    He l5tf        JOSEPH BRENT & SON.
Peterboro' Skiffs
Canoes, Launches
Are acknowledged to be the best on the market.
We sell them f.o.b. Penticton at as low a figure as they
can be bought at any other point in the Okanagan. Consult us before purchasing.
164 foot Canoe Skiff, painted basswood, 1 pr oars 558.00
17 " " " " 2       �����       62.50
118 " " " "        2       "       65.00
117$ " " " " 2       "       62.50
These are very seaworthy skiffs, easy to row, awl well finished.
With the exception of the 16J foot are all fitted with  four seats, i
bow and stern seats removable.   All are fitted with keel which adds
to their steadiness.    Paddles furnished without extra cost with f
each canoe skiff.
16 foot Varnished Cedar Skiff, 2 pr. oars $65.00
17 do do do 70.00
18 do do do 75.00
These are built after the clinker or lapstreak style ; are very
strong and are extremely safe boats. Four seats in each, and all
fitted with keel and rudder.
Leather Goods
Ladies' Purses, Ladies'
Hand Bags, Gents' Wallets, Cigar Cases, Collar
and Cuff Boxes, and
Dressing Cases.
nay
y Steel Range ^f
16  foot Canoe, painted basswood, 2 paddles
16�� " " "
yj << << n
15 "     varnished        "
16 " " "
16               "     varnished cedar strip
$45.00
47.50
50.00
50.00
60.00
65.00
The Kooten
broiler  ai
toasting* dooi
very spaciou.
Large
for a feed door.
Free B
Turn
button to
open clean-
out door. Use
scraper and
pan, and flues
can be
cleaned
Consult us if you wish to purchase a Gasoline Launch.
W. J. CLEMENT.
LAvKjTiS
For sale by Che Penticton Hardware Co.

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