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VOL. 3.   No. 22.
PENTICTON, B.C., SATURDAY, DECEMBER 12, 1908.
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THE CANADIAN BANK
OF COMMERCE
1IKAI)  OFFICE. TORONTO ESTABLISHED   1807
B. E. WALKER, President Paid-lip Capital, $10,000,000
ALEX. LAIRD, General Kana-jer Reserve Fund, -       5.000,000
Branches throughout Canada, and in the United States and England
BANK SV30NEY ORDERS
ISS .LJ /.; "HE FOLLOWING RATES:
}5 nnd under        3 cenis
Cver }5 and not exceeding $10         6 cents
"   510        " " $30       10 cents
"   $3j        " " $50       15 cents
These Orders are payable at par at every office cf a Chartered Rank in Canada
(Yukon excepted), and at the principal banking points in the United States. They
are negotiable at $4.1.10 tc tin' �� Bteiling in Great Britain and Ireland.
They form an excellent rrethed cf remitting small sums of money with safety and
at small cost, and may be obtained without delay. 1 lu
Penticton Branch     ��    *    J. J. HUNTER, Manager
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(Successors to KENT & SON).     F. H. LeQUESNE, Manager.
All kinds of
Harness and Harness Supplies
Boots. Shoes, and Harness Repaired
ON THE SHORTEST NOTICE.
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I COMMERCIAL
Livery, Feed and Sale Stable
DIGNAN and WEEKS, Proprietors.
If you ./ant a Stylish Outfit, this is the place to come. You can always
get teams just when you want them. We make a specialty of keeping
good horses, safe rigs, carrful drivers and also saddle and pack horses.
We are also putting in Hay and Grain for sale, and as we buy for cash
we get the best rates and our patrons get the benefit.
Special Attention To The Wants Of Commercial Men.
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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 6 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.
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WHAT TO GIVE
Is the principal worry of nearly everyone as the Christmas
season draws gradually nearer. It is not the easiest thing
to come to a decision, but
We can help you to decide.
We have iust opened up a select assortment of Japanese
Novelties that are just the thing for Christmas presents.
They are truly Oriental in design, odd shapes,   rich colors,
and have the advantage of being very moderate in price.
Do not fail to see them before making your final selections.
A.   H. WADE
Groceries, Provisions, Boots, Shoes, Furnishings
Agent for Giant Powder Co.
Two inches of snow fell on
Wednesday.
Christmas Cards and Calendars
at King's.
Mrs. E. Ives spent part of last
week in Summerland.
S. C. Smith, of Vernon, was
in town Wednesday night.
Geo. Marshall, of Westbank,
was in Penticton Wednesday
night.
The date fxed for the meeting
of the Dominion parliament is
Jan. 13.
R. T. Heselwood, of Kelowna,
spent most of the week in this
vicinity.
Good samples of Feed Wheat
and Oats at Kino's.   Car just in.
Mrs. W. A. Lang, of Peachland, was in Penticton at the
beginning of the week.
Martin Burrell's majority, so
far as yet known, was considerably over nine hundred.
Otto Gaube, of Kelowna, last
week bought out the property of
R. Anderson on Smith St.
Mrs. J. B. Campbell returned
last Friday from Belleville, Ont,
after an absence of about six
months.
Dr. Wright, of Vancouver, on
a visit to various Okanagan
points, spent a few days here
this week.
The Penticton Press is one
dollar per year in advance. Here
is one place you can get your
money's worth.
Campbell and Kay are building a dry kiln and will soon be
prepared to supply their customers with the best dry lumber.
The Baptist congregation intend next week to begin the erection of a church on their lots
on Main St. just in front of Mr.
Ramsay's home. The building
will be 30x40 ft.  in dimensions.
J. S. H. Munro, of the C. P. R.,
Vernon, and formerly assistant
ugent at Penticton, spent from
Friday to Tuesday in Penticton
renewing old acquaintances prior
to going to Arrowhead, to which
point he has been removed for
the winter.
Mrs. Wm. McConnachie and
family came in from Mew Westminster Wednesday and will reside in the house recently vacated by W. F. H. Swinton and
family. Mr. McConnachie, who
owns a fruit lot near Mr. Conner's place, will follow later with
a car of effects.
The snow that has fallen this
week has been the signal for all
the local Nimrods to take to
the hills, but so far there have
been no reports of the bagging
of big game. Evidently, deer
are s?arce or have changed their
feeding grounds in the fear that
accidents might occur.
There will be a union temperance ssrvice under the auspices
of the Local Option League in
Steward's Hall Sunday night.
There will be music by the combine-! choirs, and the meeting
will be addressed by C. S. Stevens, of Summerland, and several
local speakers.   Everybody come.
The Press was in error last!
week in its report of the Scotch
concert given in Summerland on
Monday, Nov. 30. The concert
was not given by the Presbyterian Church, but by the St. Andrew's Society, a branch of
which has recently been organized in that town. It was not
the intention of the Press to
hold the Presbyterian Church, as
a body, responsible for the dance
wh"ch took place at the conclusion of the concert.
The Young Peoples' Christian
Union held a social in th? Meth-
hodist church on Tuesday evening. There was a good attendance, games, and competitions
of various novel kinds, were participated in, refreshments were
served; and, taken all round, a
most pleasant evening was spent.
We are in receipt of the firs'
number of the Orchard City
Record, an eight page, six column
paper published in Kelowna by
C. A. Leathley. It contains a
general write-up of the city, district and industries; is very neat
in appearance, and is exceedingly well patronized by advertise rs.
The Record, unlike many papers
in their initiatory stages, should
be on a paying basis from tie
outset. We welcome the new
j jurnal to our exchange list.
It is our intention not to publish on Saturday, the 26th inst.,
the day after Christmas; but in
order that our advertisers may
be fairly dealt with, we intend
next week to run a column of
free business locals and also to
give a free write-up of all the
business places in town that
carry advertisements in this
paper. This extra advertising,
coming a week before Christmas
will prove, we trust, ample compensation for the number which
does not appear Christmas week.
Thi Litsrary Society met
Thursday ever ing to discuss
plans for the future, there having been r.o meetings 1 eld during the past two weeks. There
exists considerable lack of interest this season on the part of
debaters, and an effort is to be
made to vary the progiamme
with literary subjects. A great
many hesitate to take part in the
meetings, and the older active
members have become tired of
hearing their own voices. It
was finally decided to hold a
debate next Thursday, the subject being, "Resolved that secret
societies are a menace to civilization."
The editor should attend the
services of every church twice
each Sunday, be present at and
take part in every social and
public function, spend two thirds
of his time in the public service
and the remainder in writing
glowing accounts of every local
happening, tell the truth only
when his readers want to hear
it, manufacture news if there is
none, never be caught in a lie,
always smile even when he has
bills to meet, listen patiently to
every man who tells him how a
paper should be run, fill his columns with free advertising
matter, and never think of receiving anything in return.
���^.OOPer Year In Advance
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Bloaters and   Scotch
Kippers
at Kim;
'S.
Weather Report.
Observations at Dominion Gov
ernment Meteorological
Station
at Penticton for   the month of
November, 1908 :
MAXIMUM                  MINIMUM
TEMPERATURE     TEMPERATURE
1	
....62   	
.. . 45
2	
....64   	
... 42
... 48J
4	
5
6	
....52*	
... 41
....58J	
. 29
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1.0	
....46 	
"I!
11	
....451	
... 321
12....
....41) 	
... 21
13.....
,...46 	
... 20
14
15	
....47 	
... 4.'!
16	
....57 	
... 45
17	
....60 	
... 44
18  .
... 46
2a	
....53 	
... 38
21	
....53 	
... 38
22	
....47 	
...25
23	
....45 	
... 33
24
25	
....451	
...23
26	
..,.411	
...21
...25
28	
....401	
... 35
29	
....40 	
...17
30	
....36 	
...   9
31	
The total rainfall was .42.
(Wa do not bold ouWlvSr*
opinions of co
To thp Editor of THE PENTICTON PREBS :
SIR���I   wish  to   bring   before
your readers a matter of serious
importance   to  Okanagan   fruit
growers ami shippers in  connection with freight rates from lake
'points to the coast.     It  is one
that   deserves attention at the
hands of   the  newspapers and
; Boards of  Trade  of  the  entire
Okanagan Valley, if the canning
industry which has recently com-
! menced to play a useful part in
the   development  of   the   fruit
I grovving sections of the southern
interior of the province is not to
jbe stifled in its infancy.
My knowledge of the situation
has been acquired through attempting to sell a car of canned
fruits arid vegetables from Kelowna and Penticton canneries
for the purpose of introducing
to coast retailers. I interviewed
the assistant general freight
agent of the C. P. R. to see what
arrangements could be made to
get a carlot rate on the part car
lots from the two places. I was
informed that no concessions
whatever would be made and the
only thing to do was to pay the
local rate from Penticton to Kelowna and ship the car from
there. This brought the rate on
the car up to 77 cents per 100
pounds to Vancouver. The car
rate from Penticton is 71 cents
while that from Kelowna is 60.
I wanted to get the whole car
billed from Penticton and load
part of it at Kelowna, paying the
Penticton rate of 71 cents on the
entire shipment. One would
naturally think that the railway
company would be content to
take the Penticton rate on goods
hauled from Kelowna, but such
was not the case. It appears
that such a shipment would be
contrary to the company's rules,
and to issue a new tariff covering the matter would cost the
impoverished transportation trust
$10.00, which, under the circum-
i stances, it would not be justified
in incurring.
This instance is aside from the
general question of rates which
1 wish to deal with, but I give it
to illustrate how anxious (?) the
officials of the Canadian Pacific
Railway Co. are to encourage
and foster a young and growing
industry.
Dealing with the rate situation
as a whole we find that eastern
canners get a car rate from Ontario of $1.00 per 100 pounds to
Vancouver, which is only 29
cents more than the rate from
Penticton to the coast although
the haul is five times as great.
This sounds strange enough, but
what seems stranger still is that
the same company charges a rate
of $1.2!) per 100 pounds to Calgary which is (J 12 miles east of
Vancouver. As a consequence
of this discrimination Okanagan
canned goods are practically shut j
out of the coast markets and
packers an; compelled to find a
market in Alberta and the Koot-
enays because a better price can
be obtained there owing to the
higher rates charged on the eastern canned goods. I was informed by the general freight
agent that the Okanagan should
sell its canned goods on the
prairies and leave this market
alone. Every car the company
brought from the Okanagan, I
was told, meant that much less
to haul from the east. He was
unwilling or unable to realize
that every car shipped from the
Okanagan to Calgary also meant
that much less to haul from Ontario to Calgary where the rate
was 29 cents per 100 pounds more
than to Vancouver. Evidently
the C. P. R. prefers hauling
canned goods from Ontario to the
00 per 100 pounds
n to haul the same
Calgary (600 miles less)
cents more. By what
system of rersoning it arrives at
this brilliant conclusion is beyond
the ken of any but the giant intellects in control of our great
public highway.
So far as the Okanagan is concerned the matter is not one of
vital importance this season, but
as the canning industry expands
it will be necessary to seek new
markets, and the coast cities, because of their proximity, should
be the natural outlet for many
of your products. So long, however, as the cards are stacked
against you in this fashion you
cannot hope to compete in the
coast markets against the eastern
canners. It is important, therefore, that you should agitate for
improved conditions now, so that
when your output increases you
will have a larger market in
which to dispose of your goods.
If the newspapers and Boards of
Trade will act concertedly in the
matter, much may be accomplished.
Yours truly,
Geo. E. Winkler.
Vancouver, B.C., Dec. 3, 1908.
Canada's Timber Land.
One hundred million acres
would be an adequate estimate
of Canada's timber land, in the
opinion of Dr. Judson F. Clark,
of Vancouver, B. C. This estimate, it must be explained, includes only lands on which are
found "forests of commercial
value, as measured by present-
day logging standards" (to quote
Dr. Clark's own words), and in- ���
eluding those areas bearing pulp-
wood or saw timber.
The above estimate is considerably lower than that of two
hundred million acres given by
Dr. B. E. Fernow, of the University of Toronto faculty of
forestry, when speaking of the
same class of land. Be the difference what it may, both estimates go to show the shrinkage
of the estimated timbered area
of Canada which has followed on
close examination, from the
eight hundred million acres (or
even twice that area) formerly
put forth, and until lately accepted without question.
Both the estimates first 'given
are the statements of men who
are acknowledged authorities in
this line. Dr. Fernow's work in
forestry is familiar all over this
continent; while Dr. Clark, in
addition to his work with the U,
S. Forest Service and a number
of years as Forester to the Province of Ontario, has of late had
extended experience of British
Columbia forests and timber, in
connection with the commercial
firm he now represents.
The Canadian people may w^ll
draw from these estimates the
warning that their timber wealth
is far from being the "inexhaustible" supply that it was
once supposed to be, and that
what they have requires careful
husbanding, both in the way of
adequate protection of the forests
that now exist from fire and
other enemies and the introduction of further forestry measures
with a view to getting increased
supplies 'from areas already forested or to be forested in future.
Within the last thirty years,
exclusive of 1908, 1956 persons
are known to have perished on
this continent in forest fires or
fires caused by burding forests.
The list of deaths for 1908 numbers at least 296, and may be
larger. The average loss of life
per year from this cause has
thus been about seventy-two.
It Pays to Advertise THE PENTICTON PRESS, PENTICTON, B.C. DECEMBER 12, 1908.
THE PENTICTON PRESS
ISSUED   EVERY    SATURDAY   AT
PENTICTON, B.C. BY
W. J. CLEMENT.
Subscription $1.00 Per Year in
Advance.   Foreign, $1.50.
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, 5c. per line.
Reading Notices in Local News Column
16c. per line, lirst insertion; 10c. pel
line, each subsequent insertion.
Contract Advertisements���Rates arranged according to space taken.
All changes in contract advertisements must be in the hands of tht
printer by Tuesday evening to etisurt
publication in the next issue.
Unrest in India.
The immediate dangers of a
general uprising in India art
slight, and even if such a rising
should take place, and should be
the occasion of much loss oi
human life, the Imperial government would, undoubtedly, in the
end succeed in restoring ordei
and retaining control, for tht
time being at least: but when we
note the alarm that is fell
throughout Britain, and heai
army officers talking of repressive measures, we cannot help
conclude that the situation is be-
c >ming serious.
Mr. E. S. Bellasis, of the Indian civil service, as reported in
the World, stated recently in
Vancouver that, "the chief hote
now lies in the hatred of the
castes for each other, which if-
likely to prevent any concertec
action." Capt. H. F. E. Free-
hnd, of Lahore, Punjab, is reported by the Vancouver Province to have declared that tht
solution of the problem can onl\
be effected by repressive meas
ures of the severest character.
In neither expression does then
lurk the least inclination to get
at the cause of the trouble. The
natives of India are down. Ther,
keep them down; encourage tht
ciste system; keep alive tht
hatred that exists between the
innumerable religious and social
elements. This appears to be
tie policy of the British government in India, and to what pur-
p >se ?   Trade, simply trade.
Great Britain does not deri\ e
a penny in revenue from India;
tiatis, taxes collected in Ineia
are spent in India; but. as in all
c ises where a government is not
responsible to its people, gross
extravagance is said to prevail.
Native princes are allowed to
sap the very life blood from an
impoverished people, public officials are overpaid; while in a
country remarkable for its fertility and general productiveness,
little effort is made to prevent
the almost yearly occurrance oi
devastating famines.
Although humane as compared
to other nations in dealing with
conquered peoples, Great Britain
has not proved herself an ideal
schoolmistress. The people have
not been instructed in the ways-
of self government, but the sys-'
tern of rule maintained has tended rather to the perpetuation oi
class rule than to self rule. The
desire for self government always precedes the capability oi
a people to govern themselves.
There is, however, a gradual
awakening on the part of the
Indian people to a realization
that things are not as they should
be. This should be met by the
government, not by repression,
but by a modified form of sell
goyernment. The country could
be given a constitution with a
parliament, the franchise at first
to be limited and afterwards extended in proportion to the capacity of the people to rule. This
would head off revolution and
secure India as an integral part
of the British Empire.
Certainly, things cannot continue as they have been. One
of two things must follow a continuous   repression,    extermina
tion or revolution. The Hindus
show no tendencies towards extermination, while the spirit of
revolution is undoubtedly growing. The people, especially of
the higher castes, are intelligent
and well educated. It is said
that there are over thirty thousand university graduates in the
city of Calcutta alone. A country
with such people should, and
must, have a voice in its own
government, or as sure as fate it
will be lost to the British crown.
To Great Britain has been assigned the task of moulding the
future of India. To her belongs
the duty of educating the people
oat of the pernicious caste system and of lifting them to the
level of other civilized nations.
Whether she will or will not be
equal to the charge remains to
oe seen.
GALARNEAU & McKENZiE
BUILDERS & CONTRACTORS.
When you think of building look
us up.
PEACHLAND.
Miss Lula Brown has gone to
Summerland where she intends
tttending the Okanagan College.
Dr. and Mrs. Lipsett, of Summerland, came up on Tuesday.
They are visiting at the home of
Mrs. J. B. Robinson.
A party of landseekers from
Sjmmerland, spent Thursday
looking over our prosperous orchards. In the evening the
strangers left, favorably impressed with the looks of things
in this vicinity.
The Girls' Handicraft Club met
at Mrs. Pratt's home Thursday
afternoon. It has in preparation
i programme and a novel birthday party which will be held
about the middle of December.
Mr. and Mrs. Fife Moore, of
Spokane, Wash., spent last week
here, the guests of their cousin,
Mrs. All". Town. While here
;hey renewed many of their old
Mrs. Alf. Town, accompanied
by her little daughter, Verna,
went to Sicamous on Friday
where they were joined by Mr.
Town, of Winnipeg. Mr. Town
intends spending the winter
months with his family here.
Rev. Wm. Russell, of Toronto,
i- conducting evangelistic services in the church this week,
de is a guest at the manse.
Miss H. Gummow is spending
a lengthy holiday with friends at
Kelowna.
Mr. and Mrs. Mitchell, Mr.
a id Mrs. Town, Miss Houston,
and Lloyd Afleck attended the
St. Andrew's concert in Summer-
land last Wednesday.
Mr. and Mrs. Kay have taken
up their residence in C.G.Elliott's
ottage on Beach Avenue.
This week the homes of Thos.
Burgess and J. Winger were
brightened by the arrival of two
baby girls.
The business portion of the
t)wn is being greatly improved
by the addition of a drug store
and a butcher shop.
Our popular football players,
Messrs. Reavell and Smith left
for their old home in England on
Thursday last.
The following are some of the
books recently added to the
Peachland Reading Room library:
"The Queen's of England," Wil-
mot; "A Thousand Miles up the
Nile," Edwards; "Wild Animal
Play," Thompson-Seton ; "The
World's Discoverers," Johnson;
"Little Lord Fauntelroy," Burnett; "Chronicles of the Schon-
berg Cotta Family," Charles;
"Van Bibber and other stories,"
Davis; "Jackanapes," Ewing;
"In the Irish Brigade," Henty;
"True Story Book," Lang; "The
Starling,'[ Macleod;' 'Poor Jack,''
Marryatt; "Four Winds Farm,"
Molesworth; "Baffling the Blockade," Oxley ; "The Talisman,"
Scott; "The Wreck of the Chancellor," Verne; "Two Parrots,"
Winth; "Not Quite Eighteen,"
Collidge; "Scotland," Grierson;
"Final Reckoning," Henty; "In
Doors and Out," Optic; "Wings
and Fetters," Kingsley.
ADOLPHUS GALARNEAU  W. A. MCKENZIE
E. J. FINGH
Painter. Paperhanger
and Sign Writer
Picture Framing a Specialty.
WALL PAPER Carried in Stock.
Box 196.       Main St.
For 30 Days Only
Best $5.50 Gents' Fine Shoes
for $4.00.
H.OLIVER'S Shoe Store.
PENTICTON DAIRY
Daily delivery of Fresh Milk to
all parts of the town.
H. M. McNeill,    .     Prop.
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.
AT J. A. Nesbitt's
Hockey Sticks,
Skates,
False Faces,
Christmas Goods.
Ellis Street, Penticton.
Subscription $1.00 Year.
THE
Penticton Bakery
-FOR-
Good Wholesome Bread,
Cakes and Pastry.
GIVE US A TRIAL AND WE
WILL PLEASE YOU.
1a. t. roberge.
PENTICTON
& OROVILLE
STAGE
Via Fairview
Leaves Penticton Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 6:30 a.m., arriving at Oroviile the same day at 6 p. m.
Through Fare - $6.00
Arnott & Hine,
FAIRVIEW. B. C.
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.
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Plow Woman
By ELEANOR. GATES.
Author ol "The Biography of
Prairie Girl."
"/ promise tiy tlie great tmrn spoon/"
thing to do with ti soldier, aud now
I'm breaking my word."
"Hut  lie's ilciiil  wrong"���
"That's what I in i las says"
"Docs she? Bless her heart! Then
why don't you lioth desert aud come
over to the enemy?"
"I'll says yon are enemy."
"We were." tie corrected soberly,
"but the war is over now"
"Maybe It Is." sln> said wistfully,
"bin |ill Is still n-fiuhtiiig."
"And IJolilenhalr's ilnifted when
F'le'd rather hnve pence I no had!'
Hie motioned her in the sent oy the
Wnp
"1   enr'f;   I    mustn't."   -'lie   ��Hlri   ��'i
moved a little toward in.   <,,-.,. h
"Then   I'll  Ki,     ne   -
didn't menu tc, il
ill'    also   tnnv
p nee
\l  thai si -
lug his feelings
oi nothing in <i
fully nt the l"ii
lie studied lln
Its warding gun
I'ence." he repented alter a time.
"It's u thing we're not likely to have
'il   tnwnrr)   the   landing
e l   'earful of hurt-
���(nl  she could  thin!;
iel   nulled   tholight-
il'llle
bluff top and
CHAPTER XXII.
PIERCING its shrill way through
Hie heavy mist that hung
above the Missouri came a
strange, new trumpet ciill
from Brannon. The opening notes, re-
Iterated and smooth flowing, were unlike the tirst sprightly lilt of reveille.
As Dallas stilled the speaking of the
well pulley to listen they fell upon her
ear disipiietly.
The summons ended. From behind,
her father's voice called to her querulously "Seem t' be changln' tbey
lliornln' toot over thar." he said. "AH
wonder ef It means auythiu' particular."
"I think tlie soldiers are going." she
answered.
"Th' hull passei?" he demanded.
Then, with a grunt. "Waal, good riddance o' bad rubbish '
Later on. as Dallas circled ihe shack
with the plow turning up a wide strip
as a protection against lires. she 'otltid
that Ihe reason she had given lir the
trumpet's varying was Ihe true one.
The sun. dispersing the fog. had uu-
shronded the river and unveiled the
banacks aud tlie bluffs. When she
saw that, of the canvas row below the
stockade not a tent remained and the
campground lay deserted. While from
it. heading northward through the post
to the faint music of the band, moved
an Imposing column of cavalry. Arms
and equipment Hashed gallantly in the
sun. Horses curveted. Handkerchiefs
fluttered good by s from the galleries of
Ihe line I.'p Clothespin row the wives
and baliles of troopers wailed In little
groups     At the i| -tern of Ihe scouts
Hounded Hie melancholy heal of a tomtom Accompanying it and contrasting with it weirdly was a plaintive cadence ihe iiioiiotntiouH lament of Indian women
'Ihe column wound nn its way, a:
ts rear the henvj   I'nllluu   white cov
IC'I      Wllgoll      I in In J He      t -: I ii,|     hur]
censed to pl��j ;t.. - jp'i tbat bat
lieen waving farewells sorrowfully
dispersed The tomtom w* ��� still, and
nn wall of squaws was >��irne acrosi
the river. Then Dallas again started
up Men and  Betty
And now a sudden fit of depression
(���nine over her The dew sparkled on
Ihe grass, the air was soft, Ihe breeze
caressing, the sun was warm on her
shoulders   Vet with all the brightness
'c^.j.^hH.^.^.X^+.K.********* !   this summer,  nnd  yon folks must let
us watch out tor you. uo matter bow
much you dislike us. The Indians are
ont and getting ready. They say there
isn't a young brave left ou any of the
reservations up this way. They're all
bunting���and we know what that
means They're collecting and arming
for battle. Our troops go to fin them
at daybreak. Seel" He bent forward,
pointing. |
Below the stockade on a level stretch
showing yellow with mustard, where
grain had been unshipped the year before, stood long, gray tented rows.
"They've moved out of barracks and
gone into temporary camp."
"That laud  man back there's moved
and   gone   too."    She   waited.    Then, !
"Are���you going?"
He shook bis head. "I'm scheduled
to stay. It was a disappointment, but
1 expected it. I've au idea B troop
won't lie Idle though."
Her brow knit. "Indians?" she asked.
"Your being on this side of the river
assures you folks safety." he hastened
to sny "And they shan't get to you
while B troop's in post."
"All the same. 1 wish pa'd let Dallas
take us away."
"If Indians show up you'll all come
to the fort.  And I'd like that."
"No. l'a wouldn't let us. He'd die
first."
"And so maybe I shan't see you
again-unless you come bere some day.
Do yon think that you can?" He bent
to see ber face. Ihe bonnet framed II
quaintly.
"It's���It's a nice place." she asserted.
He held out his band to her. "I
shall come." he said gently. "But now
I've got to go."
She gave him her hand. He got to
his feet still holding it and helped ber
to rise.
"iJoodby," she said bashfully, drawing away.
He freed her hand. "You don't know
how glad I am Hint we've met," he
said; "you don't know. It's lieen pretty lonesome for me since I came out,
ami you are a taste of���of the old lite.
You're like oue of those prairie flowers that have escaped from the gardens back home. Yon sweeten the
western nir. Miss Marylyn."
She hung the cow horn to her wrist
and turned away. Overhead tbe heart
shaped leaves were trembling to the
rush of the river. Her heart trembled
with them and her voice. "We ain't
eastern." she said, wistful again. "I
was born down yonder in the nies-
quite. 1"��� She paused, glancing back
at him.
He stood as she had seen him first.
His face was flushed, bis uncovered
hair wns rumpled. In oue baud he
held his rifle, iu the other bis tasseled
hat. And his eyes were eager, admiring. "No, you're not eastern," he said;
"yon were born down in tbe mesquite,
but remember ibis. Miss Marylyn, it's
(he deepest woods tbat grow the sweetest violets."
She went ou out of tbe grove. He
lingered to watch her. Beyond the
coulee road she caught sight of some
dandelions and gathering her apron
Into a generous pouch started to pick
a mess. Her bonnet fell off. She tied
It by n string to ber braid. Then, flitting here and there as she spied new
clusters, she began an old Texas bunk-
bouse song:
"We saw the Indians coming.
We heard them give a yell.
My feelings al  lhat  moment
No morial  tongue co'jld  tell."
Her step was light.    Her cheek wns
pink.    Her eyes were happy.   The corners of her mouth were turned upward
smilingly     About     her    warbled    the
blackbirds.   She mingled ber tune wilh
theirs.
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instantly she bad her bonnet, "my.
my!" she said. "Bears! Indians is iiad
enough." She peered into tbe long
heaps of tangled grapevine.
"Oh. now!" he exclaimed self accusingly, lie whipped a knee with tbe
bat "Now, I've gone and scared you!
Say. honest! There Isn't a bear In a
hundred miles. I'd stake my stupid
head ou it."
'T ;f Oolden" - she beenn.
"Coldeiihuir?" lie smiled again, by
way of entreaty. "Why. Goldenhalr is
���you."
She clapped on her bonnet in n little
flurry, pulling it down to hide tbe last
yellow wisp.
Misunderstanding the action, he began to plead. "Oh. don't go; please
don't go! I've wanted to meet you for
months and months. I've henrd so
much about you. Lounsbury told tne."
She gave him a quick look from under the bonnet's rim. "Mr. Lounsbury." she repented and stiffened ber
lips.
"Yes."
"He don't know tnnch about me, I
reckon. He ain't been to see us for
'months and mouths.'" She began to
dig at the ground with tlie toe of a
shoe.
"Well���well"��� he floundered. "He's
been awful rushed lately���needed ut
Clark's���there now. i promised to���to
tend to ids business here for bim. But
he told me about you. Just the same,
and about your sister too. Say, but she
is a brick!"
She gave bim another look, slightly
reseutful, but Inquiring. "What's a
'brick?' " she demanded.
"It's a person that's all grit," he answered earnestly.
"That's Dallas," she agreed.
He passaged In cavalry fashion until
he was between her and the shack.
Then he assumed a front that was cau-
tlously bumble. "Lounsbury's bad the
best of it," he complained. "He's
known you from the start. And this is
the first chance I've ever had to kuow
you."
She stopped toeing. "But I don't
kuow yon." she returned. "Mr. Lounsbury's never told me"���
"Well, I'll tell you. I'm Robert Fraser. from the fort. That's really all
there is to say about me. You see,
I've only been in one tight���that was
last fall���aud I've never even killed au
Indian."
She pulled nervously at her bonnet
strings "You're a soldier," she said.
"And pa���pa'd be mad as a hornet If
he knew I'd spoke to you."
Fraser took another step forward.
"Pa won't know." he declared.
"Promise you won't tell?" she asked,
blushing consciously.
He cast about him as If to find a
proper token for bis vow. "I promise." he answered, hat on henrt; "I
promise by tbe great born spoon!"
"You're the first I���1 ever talked to,"
she faltered.
"That's good."
"No; It's bud. because I promised pn
once that  I   wouldn't ever  have any-
jn every hand a sense of uneasiness
would not he shaken off.
She found herself reining often to
look toward Clark's. Midway of the
-^astern ridge was a long buff blotch,
tbe crossing of tbe coulee road. Would
a horse and rider pass across that spot
today? Probably not. A wave of loneliness and of undeserved injury swept
ber. welling the tears to her eyes.
She was baited close to the corn
land when cheery singing reached her.
Marylyn bad left the shnck and was
going river ward, dawdling with studied slowness.
We saw  the  Indiana coming.
We heard  lliem give a yelL
My  feelings at  that moment
No mortal tongue could tell.
We  heard the bugle sounding,
The  captain  gave command,
"To arms, to arms, my comrades,
And by your ponies stand!"
We fought there full nine hours
Before the strife was o'er.
Such sight of dead and wounded
1 ne'er  had seen before���
Five hundred noble rangers
As ever saw the west
Were burled by their comrades.
May peaceful be their rest!
Dallas shivered. The song suggested
a cruel end for the gay troopers who
hnd just gone forth. "Marylyn!" she
called.
The younger paused to look bnck.
"Be careful, honey.   Keep in sight."
Marylyn nodded, threw a kiss and
strolled ou.
All day Dallas tried to work away
her troublesome thoughts. When she
hnd known that an Indian wns signaling from Medicine mountain she had
felt no fear. Why was she growing
fenrful now? Kor it wns fenr, uot any
mere nervousness or sadness over the
marching of the troops. It wns even
more. There wns n haunting fooling
thnt something wns going to hnppen.
There wns n terrible certainty weighing upon her���a certainty of coming
harm.
Toward night she began to watch
nbout her���southward to the shanty of
the Norwegian; eastward to where
the tent of the Sioux Falls mnn had
been;' west, where the setting sun
touched tbe sentinel gunsou the bluffs;
along the coulee, w'here tbe darkness
always crept first.
She found herself examining the tops
of distant rises. Medicine mountain
showed a dark speck nt its summit-
hud she ever noticed that before? Other peaks looked unfamiliar���were they
the lookouts of snvnge spies? Aud
north, fur beyond the "little bend."
wns the smoke of a campfire. In fancy
she saw the one who bad lighted it���
a warrior with vindictive, painted
face, who peered at the squat snack
on the bend as he fanned and smothered the flame.
Night was at hand. The plover were
walling. The sad voiced pewits called.
One by one the frogs began a lonesome chant. A light bad sprung up in
the shack. She glanced that wny.
And'tbe window eyes of tbe log bouse
seemed to leer at her.
A warm supper, Marylyn's bright
face, her father's placid retorts���all
these did not suffice to drive away
her forebodings. What was there iu
the coming night?
All her instinct spoke for caution.
The! lantern was shaken out before
the table was cleared. Her father and
sister enrly sought their beds. She
only lay down in her clothes. The
hours pnssed in n strange suspense.
She listened to ber father's deep
breathing, to the mules when they
wandered into their stalls, to the snap
of Simon's long brush as be whipped
at the mosquitoes. Her eyes kept
searching the black corners of the room
and tbe pale squnres of the windows.
Her ears were alert for every sound.
She fell to thinking of Squaw Charley. He had not come for his supper
or brought tbem tlie dally basket. Was
he growing indifferent���to them?
It was when she could no longer
keep awake tbat her thoughts assumed even a terrible shape. She dreamed,
and in ber dream a head came through
the dirt floor close lo her bed. It was
covered by a war bonnet of feathers.
Reside It, thrust ap by lissome fingers
���fingers white nnd strangely famillnr
��� wus a tomahawk.
Soon she made out a face���Matthews'. She squirmed, striving to summon her father. A finme flickered up
In the fireplace. The face changed
from white to red, nnd Charley danced
before her. She squirmed again. The
face faded-
She found herself sitting bo't upright Her hands were clinched defensively, her teeth were shut so tight
that her Jaws ached. She was staring
wide eyed ut the door.
The shack was no longer In darkness. Morning was come, und its light
made everything clear. She sprang up
nnd lifted the hitch, then fell back, her
stiffened lips framing a cry.
Before tbe shack, driven deep Into
the ueurest bit of unpacked ground,
wns n sapling new cut and stripped
clean of the bark. From its top. flying
pennon-like In the wind, wns n scnrlet
square. And at one corner of this,
dangling to nnd fro lu horrid sugges-
tlveness, swung a shriveled patch that
held a lock of hair.
CHAPTER XXIII.
RIFLE lu hand, forgetful of
crutches, bewildered by sleep,
tlie section boss came diving
through the blanket partition
to answer her call. "Wha's matter?
Wha's matter?" he demanded thickly,
rubbing hard at bis eyes to unclog
their sight
Dallas leaned in the doorway, facing
out. Her shoulders were tent forward
heavily, as If she. too, were only half
awake. Her head rested against a
casing. She lifted It when she felt
him beside her. "Well, dad," she answered grimly, "It's Indians this time,
and���I reckon tbey got us stampeded."
Bhe smiled a little, ruefully, and point-
���rt.          -..    .
Winking into the light Lancaster
followed her pointing aud saw the
pole. Dp jerked bis chin, as if from
a blow on tlie goatee. He stared wildly. His jaw dropped. "W'y. Land!"
be breathed perplexedly and his chest
ben veil beneath the gray flannel of his
shirt. Slowly he hobbled forward in
his bare feet, using his gun for a prop.
Before the pole be halted and began
tousling lus grizzled crown with trembling lingers. Overhead the scalp
weighted rag swung to and fro in tlie
breeze, waving him its sinister salute.
Gradually his brain cleared and into
It there trickled a hint of the pole's
meaning   and   purpose.     He   slopped
Overhead tlie sculp weighted ray swung
to and I ro.
ruffling his hair nnd caught up the
Sharps In both hands. Then, all at
once, the trickle swelled to a foaming
torrent of suspicion that carried him
close to the truth. Maddened, cursing.
he dropped the gun nnd fell upon the
sapling, pried it furiously from the
sod and smashed it Into a dozen bits.
To Dallas, watching him in silence,
the destruction of the pole was a sore
reminder, for, better than ever before,
she realized that her father could only
accomplish the hasty, childish things;
tlint beyond these he wus powerless.
Without a doubt she must ask else-
whore for old.
As he came limping nnd raging back
to her she hurried forward to relieve
him of the rifle and to guide his crippled feet. "Dad. 1 think it's about
time we had a' understanding at Hie
fort," she said quietly and took him
by an arm.
He brought up short and wrung himself out of her grasp. "Th' fort! Th'
fort! Th' fort!" he repeated in a frenzy. "Lawd-a-mighty, Dallas, y' make
me sick!"
"It's Indians." she replied steadily.
"They're coming too near to be comfortable.    We got to have help."
He raised his fists and shook them.
"Help an' fiddlesticks!" lie blustered.
"Thet ain't no Injuns. It's thet Shanty
Towu blackleg n-tryin' t' sheer us. (io
look at th' groun'-go look at th'
groun'. Ah say. See If they's moccasin
tracks thereabout. All bet y' won't tin'
any." He turned back to tlie scattered
splinters, pulling Dallas after him.
Together they got down, examining
with cure. As lie had said, there were
no prints of an Indian shoe in the soft
earth, but mingling with the round,
faint marks of bis own naked heel
were those, more plainly stamped, of
a large hoot. Tbey led up lo the spot
from the nearest point on the rivet
nnd bnck upon themselves toward the
same point.
"W'nt'd Ah tell y'?" demanded the
section boss almost triumphantly. Ills
voice quavered, however, and he gnl|>-
ed. "It's thet scalawag, nil' he wauled
ns t' know It. Ain't ev'ry Injun in titty
mile sbet up tight in yon corral?
Ev'ry one 'eept Charley, nn' this ain't
tlie job o' thet blamed fool. No. sin-eel
An', then, th' mules dldn' make no row
las' night. They'd shore snorted If it
was Injuns"���
"I guess (lint's so." agreed Dallas
hastily and made him a warning sign.
Marylyn was moving about Inside and
calling.
But he was beyond thought for another.   "Bosh,   bosh!"   he cried     "She s
go] ���' slop hcin' coddled an' know
w'at's w'at. You got t' stop talkin'
fort. Ah'in goin' t' ketch thet low
down skunk 'thout no soldiers. An'
Ah'll pepper his ugly hide. Ah'll make
him spit blood like a broncho buster.
Tb' Idee o' liis bavin1 th' gall!" lie
rammed Ihe Sharps into its rack und
laughed Immoderately.
"Oh. pa!" expostulated Marylyn In n
startled whisper and flew to Dallas.
Her face, still pink from slumber,
puled n little. She laid it against her
sister. Long ngo she had seen her father roused to the same pilch. The
sight had terrified her und blunted
some earlier aud tenderer memories.
"Y'ou git you' clothes on." he ordered
roughly,   "an'   rustle   us   some   break
i fas'."
!    She retreated, ready for tears.
Dallas walked up to him, gave him
his crutches nnd put a hnnd on hi*
shoulder. "Dnd." she snld firmly,
"don't take out your mad on Marylyn.
Keen   ft  all   for-bim."     She   nodded
south toward Brannon,    "That's where
It belongs."
"Dallas, you plum li disgns' me," he
retorted. "Tulklir soldier when y'
know Matthews could buy lh' bull kit
nn' boodle with a swig a' whisky!1'
He arraigned the furl with a crutch.
"What do you think "I doing, dad?"
"Ah'll tin' mil where thet cuss was
las' night - Charley 'II help me. y'
see" ���
������Anil   tllellV"
"Ah'll see thet���thet Oliver knows o'
this, thet he keeps a' eye ou thet dog
goned" ���
"But it'll be easier just to go straight
to the captain-not  I,  but you"���
"Yes. do, pa." urged Marylyu. "Oh.
Dallas,  what's  happened?"
The elder girl told of the pole and
the bootmnrks. treating tbem lightly.
Theu she came hack to her father, to
Und that her argument of a moment
before, for all its short cut logic, bad
set him utterly against the plan lie
bad himself proposed, And now be
was for no man's help, but for a vengeance wreaked with bis own gun. Hurling a final defy toward Shanty Towu,
be disappeared behind the partition.
No breukfnst was eaten that morning. Tbe section boss was too angry
to taste of food. Marylyn was too
frightened and Dallas had no time,
for she was busy with the mules, currying them and pulling them before
the wagon. "Can't help what you
think about it this lime," she said
when her father asked her where she
was going. "I've made up my mind
thai If you won't say I lie fort, why
then I'll have to drive to Clark's for
Mr. Lounsbury. We don't know for
sure whnt that pole meant. We must
ask."
"Aw, you ain't got a sniltch o'pride."
he taunted jealously, "(join' C Lounsbury. Waal, waal! You think a heap
o' him. don' y".' More 'n you do o'
you' father! Thet sticks out like n sore
linger."
"No." she answered simply. "I'm
putting my pride In my pocket, dud.
I'm going to Mr. Lounsbury because I
care so much for you and for Marylyn. And I want to say something���I
hate to say it���you've almost discouraged me about Brannon lately. We
came here to raise stuff to sell over
there. But I can't see how we can
sell over there If we won't even speak
to a soul. It looks us if we're going to
give all that up���US If a lot of my work
is for nothing."
It was a new thought for the section
boss. And while Dallas disappeared
behind Belly he pondered it with
hanging head. She came around soon
to hitch Ben's tugs, when her fatliei
looked up shamefacedly, "Ah'll tell y\
Dallas," he said by way of compromise, "ef Lounsbury don't came back
with y' " ���
"lie will," assured Dallas stoutly.
"W'y, we'll go t' th' fort, as you
say."
"All rigid, dad," she replied, giving
his back a put.
He began to hobble up nnd down.
"Yon ain't scairt I' go?" he ventured at
last.   "Ain't afeerd o' nothin'?"
"No, and I'm going on my own book,
remember,  it's not your fault."
"Y" kain't think o' no other way"���
She paused in front of him. "Can
you?" Bhe asked.
He could have sworn, but there was
something in Iter face that forbade it.
"No-no," he said explosively aud so
matched her determination with his
hot stubbornness.
He left her and. taking the rifle nnd
nil tlie ammunition (hero was, seated
himself on n bench placed just outside
the door. There lie was���a pitiful sentinel���as she circled the shack and
reined.
And now another question wns presented: Should Marylyn stay or go?
Dallas was for her remaining, so that
in case of need help could be summoned���from somewhere. Marylyn
sided with her. And it wns long afterward, when many things were made
clear, before tlie elder girl understood
her sister's action���one that seemed so
contrary to what the younger one felt.
But their father opposed them both
uud vehemently.
Dallas upon the wagon sent, prepared for her long drive, had softened
and touched bim. She bore herself so
bravely. She was so respectful aud
concerned.
"Y'ou take Marylyn." he insisted,
"an' tlie pistol. Ah c'n git nlong fine
by myself. Charley 'II be comln', an'
Ah'll hang on f him. Ah reckon lie-
tween us we'll be O. K��� 'Sides, y'
know. All got a  weasel's tail."
The mention of Charley won Dallas
to her father's view. He would not
be alone all day. for the outcast would
surely appear, On Ihe other hand, she
longed to have Marylyn with her,
where she could shield her from cross
words and possible harm. "We'll have
Mr. Lounsbury with us coming home,"
she said.
At Unit Marylyn waxed slill more
eager lo remain. And il look some
pleading lo overcome her reluctance
and In bring about hei nsent. Finally, however, the two girls drove away.
Before she started Ihe lenitl Dallas
climbed down lo say goodby. In all
their lives few caresses hud ever passed between father and daughter, aud
lhose had been during her babyhood.
Bui now. moved by a common impulse, each reached out at purling to
clasp the other And there were tears
in the eyes of both.
I As ihe wagon trundled out of earshot thai one of the trio least consull-
led in Ihe affairs of the shuck wus hnrd
hesel by a temptation lo h'll Dallas
about Lieutenant Fraser and his earliest, ol'l repealed promise of protec-.
tion But Marylyn hesitated, afraid
tu speak no less afraid of ber sister
tliiiu oi' her father     She realized that
II she mentioned the officer she would
,lmve   to   admit   their   meetings.     And
nil a confession  would undoubtedly
��� ul! In au end to those meetings and
perhaps   in   severe   blaming.     Yet - it
would also cut short the drive to
Clark's. And what might not benwalt-
ing them on that journey? Still there
were only two likely dangers���Indians
nnd the Interpreter. "But Mr. Fraser
says this upper side of the river's
safe." she remembered As to Matthews, be would not be lingering beside the road to waylay them. Her
fears for her own safety were thus
��rgued down
There was yet her father's safety to
NOTICE
DUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given
*��� that one month after the date hereof
the undersigned and" others intend to
make application to His Honor James
Dunsmuir, Lieutenant Governor in
Council at Victoria, under the provisions
of the"Municipalities Incorporation Act
1896," and Amending Acts of the Statutes of the Province of British Columbia ter tetters patent, under the great
Sea[ to incorporate into a District Municipality, under the name of ''The Corporation of the District of Penticton"
that certain tracts of land situate in the
Countj and District of Yale the limit
and extsnt of which is described as
follows :���
Commencing at a point on the east
water line of Okanagan Lake being the
north west corner of Lot 200 G. 1,
Osoyoos, thence north eighty-nine degrees and twenty-three minutes East
Ast. seventeen hundred and seventy
feet to the south west corner of Lot
370, G. 1, Osoyoos; thence north eighty
seven degrees and forty minutes East
Ast. six hundred and thirty-nine feet
lo the north west corner of Lot 369, G.
1, Osoyoos; thence due east four thousand six hundred and twenty-one feet
to the north east corner of Lot 392, S.
Similkameen Division of Yale ; thence
due south live thousand two hundred and
seventy feet to the south east corner of
said Lot 392 S.; thence due west twelve
hundred and eighty feet to the north
east corner of Lot 072, G.  1,   Osoyoos ;
1 hence south zero degrees and twenty-
| six minutes West Ast. two thousand
I six hundred and ninety-four feet to the
j south east corner of said Lot 672 ;
i thence south zero degrees and forty-
I one minutes West Ast.  two thousand
seven hundred and twenty-live feet to
the south east corner of  Lot 205, G. 1,
; Osoyoos';  thence south one degree and
hfty-niue minutes East Ast. two thou-
' .-and six hundred and thirty-three  feet
��� along the ea.-.t boundary of Lot 204, G.
I 1, Osoyoos;   thence  south  one  degree
j i nd ten minutes West Ast.   two  thou-
|  ; ne   seven   hundred   and   forty-three
Ileet to the south east corner of said
j Lot 204, G, 1; thence due west thirteen
j hundred   and   thirty-one   feet   to   the
I noith   east   corner   of   Lot, 203, G. 1,
Osoyoos; thence south zero degrees and
thirty-two   minutes   West   Ast.    two
j   buusand   six   hundred  and  eighty-six
itel to the north  east corner of  Lot
155, G. 1, Osoyoos ;   thence  south one
utgiee   and   seventeen  minutes  West
Ast.   two   thousand   six  hundred  and
nlty-lhiee feet to ihe south-east corner
of taid Lot 155, G. 1; thence south zero
degrees and eight minutes East Ast.
two thousand six hundred and  twenty-
eight feet to the south east corner of
Lot 267, G.   1,  Osoyoos;   thence south
eighty-seven  degrees   East   Ast.   five
hundred  and  seventy  feet along   the
north the north boundary of Sub-Lot 2
of Lot 2710, G. 1, Osoyoos, to Penticton
Creek; thence upstream following Penticton Creek, being the boundary  line
between Sub-Lots 25 and 5 of Lot 2710,
three thousand feet to the north east
corner of said Sub-Lot 5 of Lot 2710 ;
thence  due  south  four  thousand  one
hundred and  seventy-four feet  along
the east boundaries of Sub-Lots  5  and
2 of said Lot 2710 to the south east corner of said Suh-Lot 2; thence due west
two thousand six hundred and thirty-
five feet along the south boundary of
said Sub-Lot 2; thence due south two
thousand six hundred and thirty-seven
feet to the north east corner of Sub-
Lot 32 of Lot 2710, G. Osoyoos;
thence due south along the east boundary of said Lot 32, five thousand two
hundred and eighty feet to the south
east corner thereof ; thence due west
eighteen hundred and ninety-five feet
to the east boundary of Lot 587, G. 1,
Osoyoos; thence south zero degrees and
twenty-four minutes East Ast. three
thousand and sixty-six feet along east
boundary of said Lot 587, G. 1, to the
south east corner thereof; thence south
zero degrees and twelve minutes East
Ast. along the east boundaries of Lots
; 190 and li)6, G. 1, Osoyoos, eleven thou-
j sand five hundred and sixty feet to the
] south   east   corner   of   said  Lot 196;
I thence due west thirteen hundred and
I five feet along the south boundary  of
; said Lot 196 to the east water line of
I Dog Lake (Skaha Lake); thence northerly, westerly, and easterly,   following
the water line of said Dog Lake (Lake
Skaha) to the west bank of Okanagan
River; thence following  upstream  the
meandering cf the west  bank  of said
Okanagan   .iiver to Okanagan Lake;
I and thence along south and east water
i line of said Okanagan Lake to the point
| of   commtneehient,   containing   seven
thousand and lorty-four acres.
Dated at Penticton, B. C, this 12th
day of November, A. D. 1908.
W. T. Shatford, Penticton, B.
W. J. Clement,   Penticton, B.
Alfred H. Wade, Penticton, B.
J. K. Mitchell,    1'enticton, li.
C.
c.
c.
c.
consider '" ". tier gallant new
friend would took to thnt "He'll be
across again ihis afternoon," she
thought, "und he ii watch the house
I'lireflll, lie eoiiiiiu't do any more If
lie knew about the pole" So, her eon-
science satisfied she decided lo keep
her own counsel Thai decision cost
her abundant grid and penitence in
the months to come
While Marylyn was busy with her
troublesome problem a similar oue
was running in Dallas' lira In, where it
culled for calculation Would Matthews threaten the slun-k that day? It
wus scarcely probable Night offered
the best hours for an attack. Therefore the wagon must return hefore
night. But could Ben and Betty make
Clark's and the return trip before
then? So fur they had never done it.
The previous summer ihe drive was
begun at dawn, when dawn was at 3
o'clock. "We'll just have to hike
nlong." she said aloud to Marylyn,
Into the coulee slid tlie wagon. Its
long tongue In the air, (he loose lugs
hitting tlie mules In Ihe buck. When
the team had scrambled up tlie further
side Dallas put them to a trot by a
flick of the hhU'ksnake. Then she
bent forward over the dashboard, her
eyes fixed eagerly on thnt distant
brown blotch al the eastern ridge top.
But Marylyn as they drew away looked regretfully backward���to where a
clump of tall cottonwoods. slinking
their heart shaped leaves In the wind,
dappled a flower studded stretch below
the coulee mouth
(Tu be continued,! THE PENTICTON PRESS, PENTICTON, B.C., DECEMBER 12, 1908.
ALLEN GROVE.
G. A. Clark went to the Falls
on Saturday and returned Sunday with Mrs. Clark and son.
W. H. Crook and wife, of
Maroon Valley, spent Friday at
the home of R. L. Allen.
Rev. R. W. Hibbert, of Penticton, passed through here Saturday on his way to Keremeos to
preach on Sunday.
Basil Farleigh spent last week
in Penticton.
The first snow of the season
fell on Sunday.
For Stock Breeders.
The Live Stock Branch of the
Department of Agriculture has
issued a Directory of the breeders of pure bred live stock in the
Dominion of Canada.
This Directory has been compiled and issued as a result of
actual correspondence between
the Live Stock Commissioner and
the breeders whose names are
given throughout the more than
one hundred pages of which the
Directory consists. While the
Directory does not represent a
complete tabulation of the pure
bred live stock of the Dominion
it does indicate the annual produce of most of the larger herds,
studs and flocks of the various
breeds in each of the Provinces.
The Directory has been published for the purpose of enabling
farmers desiring to improve and
increase their herds to ascertain
where, in their own or other districts, pure bred males and females may be purchased. It will
be of great service to individuals
and associations desiring to collect car loads in districts where
pure bred animals are plentiful
for distribution in others where
they are needed.
A large edition of the Directory has been published. Copies
will be sent free to those who
apply for them to the "Live
Stock Commissioner," Ottawa.
NOTICE OF MEETING
A meeting of the creditors of the
Okanagan Nursery Company, Limited,
will be held in J. R. Mitchell's office,
Main Street, Penticton, on Monday tht
14th inst., at 7;30 p. m. sharp.
Business���To take action with regards to the Assignee's term of office
expiring on the 17th inst., to receive
his report, and any other general
business. W. F. H. SWINTON,
Assignee.
FOR SALE
Business block on Main Street; two
storey with two compartments downstairs and hall upstairs, $2,500. Lot 63,
seven and one-half acres on Fairview
Road, $2,200. J. D. McDonald,
12-tf Potlatch, Idaho.
NOTICE
Notice is hereby given that we will
prosecute any person or persons found
trespassing or hunting without permission upon our properties at Three Mile
Creek. C.W.JOHNSON,
M. C. KENDALL,
IO-18t JOHN STRUTT.
Penticton, Sept. 17, 1908.
NOTICE
Notlco la hereby given thin we will prosecuti
nny person or persona found hunting or trespassing upon our pniiHTtk'H.
W. M   GILLESPIE,
1). GILLESPIE,
W..I. GILLESPIE,
Y. C. KITLKY.
8-18 JOHN PRATHER.
FOR SALE
Four lots; two cabins; woodshed; hen
house, and household furniture. Price
$1,000.    Apply 19-4
MRS. PEKCILLA SAUNDERS.
FOR SALE.
Six gentle milch cows; fresh in.  Apply
JOHN MATHISON,
19-4 Okanagan Falls, B. C.
FOR SALE
Heavy team harness, saddle, drag
harrows, one-horse cultivator, scythe,
and grindstone.
W. H. T. SWINTON,
21-2 Assignee.
NOTICE
The Southern Okanagan Land
Company, Limited
LANDS
Our Irrigation system having been completed for
the Lake Skaha benches we are now offering under this
water system some 300 acres in five and ten acre tracts,
at $100.00 to $150.00 per acre.
On the Penticton benches we still have for sale
irrigated about 160 acres, at from $100. oo to $125. oo per
acre. All our bench lands are admirably adapted for
fruit.
On the Penticton flats we have open clean meadow
suitable for small fruits, vegetable and hay, at $150. oo
per acre.
Uncleared land suitable for fruit (but stoney and
wooded) $5o.oo to $loo.oo per acre.
Uncleared land quite free of stone, suitable for
hay or garden stuff, $loo.oo per acre.
Terms on all the above one quarter down, one
quarter each year with interest at 6 per cent, on deferred
payments.
ACRE LOTS
In Penticton and on Okanagan Lake Beach $3oo.oo
to $45o.oo.       On Lake Skaha Beach $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.
Toys and Dolls
We have a splendid line
of toys and dolls at
prices 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
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 GIFT that will combine all the essentials of elegance,
practicability and appropriateness.       A visit to our store cannot fail to offer
many valuable suggestions      ....
Pipes and Cigars
We cater to the wants
of our customers and
carry only the best
brands. We have some
very fine case pipes.
WE SELL HONEST GOODS AT HONEST PRICES
Fancy Mirrors
We have a very fine
line of fancy mirrors
suitable for both ladies
and gentlemen.
From 50c to $5.00
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
LOWNEY'S 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.
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.
Leather Goods
Ladies' Purses, Ladies'
Hand Bags, Gents' Wallets, Cigar Cases, Collar
and Cuff Boxes, and
Dressing Cases.
FRUIT LAND FOR SALE
SEgggggggSB
J. R.
MITCHELL'S
Bargain
List
C P. R. LAND
For Sale.
FIRE INSURANCE
The SUN, of London, England.
LONDON & LANCASHIRE.
NATIONAL.
FRUIT TREES    Well-grown   stock.
Large quantity of apple trees for sale,;
only few choice varieties grown :   also l
s nail stock of ornamental trees. Apply !
c^.DasriTREAMnES^ATEtco^Lt^er' Why not insure in the best-they cost no
Very choice residential subdivision, close in,  half=acre lots,
price $300 per lot.       \ cash ;   balance C, 12 and 18 months ;   6 per cent. ;   Price
good for 30 days only.
Smith Street lot $200, good business location, for quick sale.
Good cottage and acre lot, only $1,500 ;   very central.
7 roomee cottage in desirable residental district, for sale very cheap.
Main, Ellis, Martin and Winnipeg Street lots for sale.
18 Acres, 10 below main ditch; 9 under good cultivation.   Only
$3fooo.   Fenced.
4 Acres, Main St., near School, suitable for sub-division.   Price
very low in block.
10 Acres on Main Street, good hay land, only $2,100.
10 Acres, near Dog Lake, $1,700.
18 Acres, near Dog Lake, $2,000.
16-tf
Ltd
Vernon, L<. (.'. [
more.
OFFICE,
Main Street
PENTICTON, B. C.

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