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VOL. 3.    No. 28.
$1.00 Per Year In Advance
B. E. ���WALKEU, President
ALEX. LAIRD, General Manager
! Paid-up Capital, $10.000,000
i Reserve Fund, -    5.000,000
Branches throughout Canada, and in ihe United States and England
I-,.-    , J  *  r     ,!d  F. .  .OWING  RATMl
S3 and under          3 cents
Cver ii and not exceeding $io        6 cents
"   $ 10       " " $.'o       10 cents
"   J3J        " " ]i0       15 cents
These Orders are payable :it r:"':i1 ''very office of a Chartered Rank in Canada
(Yukon excepted), and at the principal banking points in the United Slates. They
are negotiable at $4.90 tc the ��, steiling in Grwal Biitain and Ireland.
They form an excellent rre'hcd cf remitting small sums of money with safety and
at small cost, and may he obtained without delay. H��
Penticton Branch
J. J. HUNTER, Manager.
A. B. Campbell.
A. E. Kay.
I Campbell & Kay
^ Put   in   Your   Flurne   Orders jf)
m ' Now* H
I Sugar $1.35 per bag | Eggs 35c. per doz. J
�� Lard 55c. per pail: Eocene Oil $4.10 per case ft
(Wheat Flakes. . .40c. per pkt j Bacon 22c. per lb. T
Ham 22c. per lb. ! Pork 18c. per lb. I
CAV/F  rnilDAMC  FAD  DHf��Tn�� l
The Pcntictosi
Large and well assorted stcck.
Call and examine our LOW
cash prices.
Shocs and Harness
Promptly attended to.
If not get our rates before it is
All POLICIES are on the most approved plans  of ACCIDENT AND
Imperial Gi.3.antee and
Accident Insurance co.
Main  Street  Grocery  Burned.
About 7:30 on Wednesday evening a fire broke out in E. S.
Lake's photographic studio above
his grocery store in the Lee
Block. The whole inside of the
upper flat was aflame before the
fire was discovered and all eiforts
at extinguishing it proved of no
The sounding of the gong soon
brought a large crowd of willing
workers, and also a large crowd
of those not so willing. Attention was turned to saving the
stock of groceries and to removing the furniture from Mr. and
Mrs. Malcom Campbell's home
which adjoined the Lee Block.
Both buildings were completely
destroyed. Nothing was saved
from the photographic studio
and only part of the grocery
stock was got out.
Water being close at hand, the
bucket brigade was enabled to do
very effective work, and to its
efforts are undoubtedly due the
fact that the Penticton Hardware
as well as the Carless and Rathvon building still stand. As it
was the intense heat totally
wrecked the glass front of the
latter building.
The loss is partly covered by
Fire protection will be the
most serious problem the newly
elected council will have to face.
Annual Meeting Most interesting
Yet Hzld.
To the Electors
F. H. LeQuesne
Livery, Teed 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 wr buy for cash
we get the best rates and our patrons get the benefit.
Special  Attention To The Wants Of Commercial Men.
Of the Municipality
of Penticton
Your vote and  influence
is respectfully solicited for
For Councillor for 1909.
To the Electors
Penticton Stage and Livery
Stage Connects with Steamer "Okanagan" at Penticton, with Great Northern
Railway at Keremeos, and with stage to Hedley and Princeton. Leaves ut 6 a.in
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.
Of the Municipality
of Penticton
Your Support and influence are
rispectfully solicited in the forth-
! coming municipal election to sustain
1. Municipal ownership of
public utilities on a business
2. Municipal ownership of the
lakeshore frontage.
3. No assessment on improvements.
4. Municipal improvements on
an economical basis.
Candidate for Councillor for 190!).
The number who turned out,
an 1 the interest shown in the
meeting of the Penticton Board
of Trade, which was held in .!.
R. Mitchell's office Wednesday
evening, portend well for the
coining year's sessions of the
Board. The manner in which
everyone got down to business
and the amount of work put
through was a pleasant surprise
after the difficulties that had
been experienced relative to
meetings during the past twelve
Considerable correspondence
relative to various questions v/as
read, after which resolutions as
follows were passed: To reduce
the annual membership fee from
$5.00 to $2.50; To unite with the
Associated Boards of Trade of
the Okanagan Valley; To address
the Attorney General requesting
that Penticton be placed on the
circuit of the county court judge
for this district, and also that a
deputy registrar, who will reside
in Penticton, be appointed; To
the Minister of Public Works for
a new court house; For the
granting of $25 per year to the
SJcretary; An honorarium of $25
to the past secretary; To the
provincial government requesting the appointment of crop correspondents in the various districts of the Okanagan with a
view to getting reliable data as
to acreage planted and crop conditions at various seasons; To
the Dominion government requesting the extension of the
telegraph line from Kelowna to
Penticton; To the provincial government requesting the construction of a bridge across Okanagan
River at the outlet of Okanagan
Lake, and to the Dominion government requesting that Penticton be made a customs port.
The election of officers for the
ensuing year then followed, J. J.
Hunter being elected president;
F. H. Latimer, vice-president ;
W. F. H. Swinton, secretary;
and I. M. Stevens, W. J. Clement, C. A. C. Steward,
Mitchell, Norman Hill,
Wade, Jno. Power and
King, councillors.
J. R.
A. H.
W. R.
Social Dance.
To the Electors
6 Wades Special' Tea
Is specially good Tea.
Try it, and you will agree
with the rest of us.
A.   H. WADE
Groceries, Provisions, Boots, Shoes, Furnishings
Agent for Giant Powder Co.
giranresrsgaT-.ra-vrr-.- ixzrx -JJi
Of the Municipality
of Penticton
Your vote and influence are
respectfully solicited.
I am not making any pre-election promises ; but, if elected,
will endeavor to conduct the
affairs of the Municipality in a
business-like manner.
Candidate for Councillor for 1909
Subscription $1.00 Year.
One of the most enjoyable
social dances held in Penticton
for some time took place on Wednesday night in the Oddfellows'
Hall. About twenty-five couples
were present and dancing began
at about 8 o'clock, continuing until 3:30 next morning. Refreshments were supplied by the ladies, and the music was furnished
by Messrs. Weeks, Denniston
and Phelps. To Messrs. Johnston and Bassettc is largely duo
the success of the event.
Cards of Thanks.
The Penticton Hardware Co.
wish, through the columns of the
Press, to heartily thank all those
who so kindly assisted in saving
their property on the night of
the fire.        J. C. Fleming,
Mgr. P. H. Co.
Mr. Malcolm Campbell desires to thank all those who so
kindly assisted in saving his
household effects from the recent
Eastern capital ready to investigate
legitimate investments���lands, timber
or mines���in British Columbia. Address in first instance with full particulars, "CAPITAL,"
Care of Noble & Co., Molson Bank
Building, Vancouver, B. C. 28-ti
To the Electors of the Municipality of Penticton.
Being a candidate for Councillor, I place before you what I
consider will be of vital importance to the future welfare of
Penticton. All of which, if I am
elected, will have my support,
consistent with the means available.
1st. Water works system.
This should be dealt with in a
broad - minded way, not with
false economy, but with a view
to laying a foundation for the
2nd. Eradication of inflammable matter between the public
streets. I would support a bylaw making it compulsory to
property holders between the
lakefront and Fairview Avenue,
and between Ellis and Martin
Streets, withjn a reasonable time
after given notice, to cut all
underbrush-inflammable matter
���and burn it. Alleyways to be
cleaned up by the Municipality.
This, in my opinion, is as important as a good water system. It
would not only increase the value
of the property but improve the
appearance of the streets and be
a good preventative from fire.
This may seem aggressive, but,
in my opinion, it is to our mutual
3rd. Light and electric power.
This is of most vital importance.
While the initial cost will be
heavy, it will be more so a few
years hence. Therefore, it will
require careful consideration, not
only by the Council, but by the
ratepayers when placed before
them. In my opinion, steps
should be taken to secure, by
purchase or otherwise, a water
power of sufficient strength,
within a reasonable distance, to
not only furnish light but also to
furnish power for pumping stations, and manufactures both
public and private. I see no
reason why a solid foundation
should not be laid for these public necessities.
4th. Street improvements. A
petition, signed by a majority of
the ratepayers on any porticular
street or avenue, asking for improvements, should have careful
consideration, and they should
be assessed for same in the usual
5th. The acquisition of recreation grounds and foreshore
rights. These are also some of
the important questions that will
come before the Council, and
should be strongly supported.
Gth. Cemetery location. This
question is in a disgraceful condition and should be dealt with
by the Council, without fear or
favor, by buying a couple of
acres. They could be cut up in
lots and sold to those who wish
to buy, thereby reducing the cost
to the Municipality to a minimum.
7th. I believe in the principle
of taxation upon land values
only, and will advocate the adoption of the system in the making
of future municipal assessments.
Trusting that my views may
meet with your approval,  your
vote and influence are respectfully solicited on January 25th.
I remain,
.  Yours sincerely,
L. C. Barnes.
Local and Personal
Came to my place about June, 1908,
three stray horses : ���
One dark brown mare, strip in face,
one white hind foot, small white spot
on left front foot, brand swallow fork
with points down on left shoulder,
weight about 1000 pounds.
One bright bay mare, strip on nose,
white left hind foot, brand S (reversed)
on left shoulder, weight about 800  lbs.
One dark bay gelding, brand double
hook (gtappling) on left shoulder,
weiiiht about 700 pounds.
Owner can pay charges and tike
Penticton, B. C, January 18th, HO).
Monday is municipal election
J. R. Brown and H. Jones, of
Fairview, were in Penticton on
C. F. McKinnon has opened a
blacksmith shop in E. O. Delong's
old stand.
L. W. Shatford, M. P. P., left
for Victoria on Tuesday. The
Legislature opened on Thursday.
Miss Needham, of Peachland,
spent from Monday to Thursday
with Mrs. C. M. Brundage in
One of the best dances ever
held at White Lake took place at
Mrs. Keeler's on the 17th, the
birthday of her son, Theodore
Kruger. About 40 persons were
The Presbyterians are moving
their old church building from
the hill to the corner of Main St.
and Eckhardt Ave. and will add
to the building so as to meet
present requirements.
A. J. Beard, has opened a
cleaning and repairing shop for
suits in the Carless and Rathvon
building on Main St. Those
wishing work done should call
upon Mr. Beard at an early date.
We wish to express our appreciation of the token of good will
on the part of the ladies who
so daintily tied up with white
ribbon the copies of the last
number of the Press circulated
Burns' anniversary will be celebrated by a Scotch concert and
supper in   Steward's   Hall   on
Wednesday  evening,    Jan.   27.
Supper will be served 5;30 until
8 o'clock.   If you want to thoroughly enioy yourself, come out
on Wednesday night.
' 'Some hae meat and canna eat,
Some wad eat who want it,
But we hae meat and we can eat;
Sae let the Lord be thanket."
The regular meeting of the Literary Society was held on Thursday evening with an unusually
large attendance. The subject
"Resolved that a professional career offers better Jinducements to
a young man than a businees career" was debated, Messrs. Wilton, Weeks and Gellard speaking
on the affirmative and Messrs.
Miller, Tupper and Syer on the
negative. After the debate which
was considerably below the standard usually reached in our society, the judges gave a unanimous
decision in favor of the negative,
which decision was backed up by
the vote of the audience. Mr,
Mutch was the critic of the evening.
Osoyoos   Land   District.     District  of
TAKE NOTICE that T. R. Whitfield,
of Summerland, occupation farmer, intends to apply for nermission to pur-
tho following described land :
Commencing at a post planted at the
southwest corner of Lot 3952, thence
west 20 chains; thence north 20 chains;
thence east 20 chains; thence south 20
chains to point of commencement, and
containing 40 acres, more or less.
Dated 28th December, 1908.
The Kettle River Valley Railway Co.
will apply to the Parliament of Canada
at its next session for an Act authorizing it to construct a railway from a
point at or near Penticton, on Okanagan Lake, in the Province of British
Columbia, to a point at or near Nicoh',
on the line of railway of the Nicol;,
Kamloops & Similkameen Coal & Railway Company, in the said Province.
The Kettle River Valley Railway Co.
25-5 Toronto, Ont.
Strayed to my premises, a  red  steer
calf.    Owner requested to pay expenses
and take same away.
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THE PENTICTON PRESS! people tax themselves on their
own behalf and for the promo-
tion of their own immediate interests, tlie methods employed
should be such as commend
themselves to the common sense
Subscription $1.00 Per Year in \ ot- the pub]jc at iarge# Yet the
Advance.   Foreign, $1.50.     |equa] distribution .of municipal
taxation is by no means a simple
Advertising Rates:
Transient Advertisements���Not exceeding one inch, one insertion, 50c;
for each additional insertion, 23c.
Loige Notices, Professional Cards, &c.
$l.oo 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 Loc.il News Column
15c. per line, lirst insertion: h)c. pel
line, each subsequent insertion.
Contract Advertisements���Rates arranged according to space taken.
All changes   in   contract  advertisements must be  in trie hands of thi
printer by Tuesday evening   to  ensure
publication in the next issue.
or easy matter.    There is danger;
of imposing unfair burdens on
one class while others escape in
whole or in part.    Again,  taxes
may be levied in such wise as to
retard the growth of the community   by   imposing   penalties
upon private enterprises.  When,
for   instance,   capital,   income,
buildings, stock and all movable
property are classed as taxable
wealth and assessed at, or near,
their respective values  for purposes of taxation,  the greatest
care is necessary lest the very j
purposes of taxation be defeated.
It  might  be   regarded  as a
beautiful   arrangement   if   we
con id  have  street construction.
drainage,  water  supply,   street
lights, fire protection, police,  all
at the expense-of people who
have    healthy   bank   accounts, :
handsome residences,   or   large
business establishment, or other
visible evidences of wealth ;  but
such dreams are dispelled by the |
fact that raids upon the accumu-
lations of industry and thrift in-1
variably operate to check private ���
enterprise by discouraging the
investment of capital.     Take a|
familiar example:    A.   and  B.
purchase town lots side by side
on   a   business   street.   A.,  by
any four of the number.     The j |arge outiaV| places commodious
same  should  apply with equal anrj  substantial buildings upon
force to the candidates for trus- his land, while B. holds his prop-
t3es- ierty for a rise.     Presently the
It was at first gener lly be- assessor enters up the taxable
lieved that there would be no property of A. at $10,000 and
election, but that the councillors that of B. at $1,200.    Rates are
Municipal Elections.
The nominations which closed
at two o'clock on Monday showed
one candidate for Reeve, six foi
councillors and eleven for school
trustees. Mr. Wade will take
his seat as the first Reeve oi
Penticton by acclamation. As
only four councillors and five
school trustees are required, an
election will be necessary for
those offices.
Among the prospective councillors there is good material to
select from, and a capable and
energetic board should be assured by the  election of almost
Here is another list of goods ot bargain prices :--
! St. Saviour's Church, Fairview Avenup ; Vicar,
Rev. -J. A. Cleland. Celebration ul H.jly C.un-
muni m the 1st and 3rd Sundays .,�� the month
after 11 o'clock matins; the 2nd Sunday at 8 a.
oi.   M inif prayer at II a.ni.    Evensong at
7:80 p.m.
Presbyterian services each Sunday in Steward's
Hat! at 11 a.m. or 7:30 p.m. Ruv. Jas. Hood,
Baptist services each Sunday in Steward's Hall,
at 11 a. m. or 7:30 p.m. Kuv. A. S. Baker,
Presbyterian  and   Baptist   services   alternate,
morning and evening.
Mei hodist services in church each Sunday at 11 a.
m. and 7:3(1 p.m.;   Sunday School 2:45 p.m.
Prayer meetings S p.m. on Wednesday.    Kev.
U. W. Hibbert. pastor.
Youm:  Peoples' Christian Union   meets  in  the
tttethodist church every Tuesday at 8 p.m.
Ail Knitted Woollen Goods at cost.
Ladies' Cashmere Hose, regular 60c,
for  :
Ladies' Cashmere Hose, regular 50c,
Ladies' Wool Toques,  regular ooc,
Infants'  Hand-Knit   Wool  Jacket:-;,
regular (Mc, for	
Children's and Misses'  $1.50 Muffs
Bootees, regular 25c. for	
Infantees, regular 25c, for	
Infants' Wool Caps, regular GOc, for
Wool Gloves 1 oft.
Ladies' Front Pad Bolt Hose Supporters, extra strong elastic ..      .25
Misses' and Children's Velvet Grip
Garters, new stock 15 and .20
Darning Wool, 2 cards for 50
Cotton Gloves, 15c, 2 prs for 25c
Leather Gloves, regular 90c for COc.
        75c for 50c.
Heather Mixl ire Worsted Hose, regular 40c for 30c.
Natural Wool Hose, regular 35c,. .for 25c.
Heavy Wool Hose, regular 35c, ��� for 25c
Men's All Wool Flannel Shirts.double
stitched with silk thread,
watch and handkerchief pockets, roomy cut shirts, regular $2.50 for $1.75
This is a snap; price is less than cost to us.
I LOT M IN Q   at cost price.
CROCKERY at less than cost.
Sale will continue until further notice.
A. P. fi A. M. meet in Mason's Hall, -Main St., 1st
Wednesday In each month at8 p.m.
W. O. W. nice c in Woodmens' Hall, Ellis St., 2nd
and iti: Saturday in each month at S p.m.
1. O. O. F, meet in Odd   Fellows'   Hall,   Main  St.,
every Monday at 8 p.m.
!,. O. L. meet in Woodmen's Hall 2nd und .lth
Friday in each month at 8 p. in.
School Board meets Ut Monday in each month
at fc p.m.
Board of Trade���Annual general meeting, 2nd
Wednesday in January of each year. General
quarterly meetings, 2nd Wednesdays iu January, April, July a.id October at X p.m.
Stage leaves for Keremeop, Hedley nnd Princeton, tu t; a. in. mi ruesdaya, Thursdays and Saturdays, Returason Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
Stage leaves for Fairview and Oroviile on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 6:30 a. m. Ito-
turns ��in Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at
ii p. m.
Hours 9 a. m. to 6. p, m.
Registered Letter and Money Order wicket
closet ii p, m.
Wicket opened for half an hour after mail is
Arrivals-Per Str. Okanagan! Daily except
Sunday Op. m.; Ter stage from Hedley, Keremeos. Olalla. Allen Grove, Oroviile, Fairview,
and White Lake: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at (> p. ni,
Closing���For boat and stages: 8 p. m. daily except Friday and Saturday. On Friday i) p. m.,and
lor Monday's boat and stages: 8.45 p. m. Sundays.
would take their seats by acclamation. Much interest has
s;nce developed and the number
of candidates being greater than
the number of-offices to be filled,
an election has been found neces-
levied on a basis of one and a
half cents on the dollar, and
while A. pays an annual tax of
$150.00 B. escapes with a payment of $18.00.
A careful study of the whole
sary. It is probably better that I subject will lead to the conclusion
it is so. Greater interest is be- that the land alone should pay
ing taken by the electors, and La. taxation for drainage, street
the candidates themselves have, construction and maintenance,
in a number of cases at least, sidewalks, culverts, crossings,
formulated policies which they etCi! including grading, gravel-
are actively engaged in laying hjng or paving. The cost of street
before the electors. j;.,.htS) fire protection and police
That the new council will have couid be met in part, at least, by
its work cut out for it, there can several large items classed as
be no doubt. It is very impor- casua] revenue,-as special rates
tant that the affairs, of the muni-1 levied on certain properties and
c:.pality should be started well, occupations, licenses, fines, etc.
No large schemes will be expect-1 The "single tax" should not
ed to be carried through this be viewed as a bogey when its
year, but it is very important application is just and fair. A
that the machinery of local gov- man who had made his mjHj01,
ernment be set in operation in gave this bit of advice to a young
the right way and that its work friend: "Buy a town lot in a
may not require to be undone in thriving place. Keep the taxes
future years. It will be the duty paid .iri(1 forget that you have
of the council, without fear or ;t<�� What a comment on the
lavor, to carefully consider each profit 0f "unearned increment" !
step made. All the honor there Such investors rather large gains
is in a municipal office is the from other men's labors,
honor that may be earned by Norland.
c ireful, earnest and honest hard ' m             	
The electors on Monday should: NOTICE
drop any feelings of like or dislike.    Officers are to  be  elected:    NOTICE is hereby given that an ap-
who   will   have   charge  of   the  pHeotion will he made to the Legislative
i     . ....       �� ,,   '        ��� ��� Assembly ni   British  Columbia at its
business affairs of the municipal- n��xi s ssion for an Acl to incorporate
ity for a year and who will lav The Kettle River Valley Railway Com-
,,,,,.,.��� J   pany, with power Lo  build,   construct,
the foundation tor future  years,   mainl i n and operate a line of railway
It is a business proposition,  and "     ������;;'il " ������:���������'��������� b crated by
���     , , ,       . , '    , steam, electricity, or any other power,
Should be viewed as tuch.     Be- foi the carrying of freight, passengers
cause we like a certain candidate and exPreas: . Commencing at a point
,  ,,    , , .,,        , mi or near Midwav,   H.  ('.,   thence to
is no warrant that he will   make Penticton, by the most feasible  route,
a good officer, or because we dis- il djstarice">' !;':| miles, more or less;
vi ,,        ,      , ,      , , .   , and commencing at a point at or near
like another should not hmoer us  Penticton on Okanagan Lake, thence to
from voting for him provided we '! ]"".n[ at'"' nea1' [s'ic0,a> ���/ t,1J most
1.1.,, ���. feasible route, a distance of about 100
are convinced that he  has  sufh miles, more or less, with power to con-
cient'    broad - minded     business struct and operate telegraph  and tele-
, .,.,     , , phone lines, for the purpose of its busi-
aoility to  properly  manage  the n ss, and for the public,  with  power
affairs of the municipali
the men have proved themselves o
in the past, the business ability i"1.',1
,,        , , , railway companies, and with  power to
taey  have  shown,   the  interest, lease and operate any other line of rail-
they have taken in the affairs of way incorporated  by the Province of
,, ., , British Columbia.
tie community,   and  the  moral;    Dated at Vancouver, B. C, this 19th
stamina they possess, should be day of Dece?,feA1??8e T,AP,.P.
I <lvV/irn  & 1 A Kiv I'.S,
2u-G Solicitors for the Applicants.
Phone 25.
Ellis Street.
iililli I Lil
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
Cockshutt Drag and Lever and
Spring-Tooth Harrows.
Cockshutt Wheel Scrapers and
Drag Scrapers.
Cockshutt 1-horse Cultivators.
Cockshutt Potato Diggers.
Also Bolster Springs, Light and
Heavy Harness, Sharpies Cream
Separators, I. H. C. Gas Engines,
Ideal Pumping Plants, etc.
Cai! and Inspect our Stock.
V   Whal |rl own! use ''ni' ��i"',;l'''' water pow< rs
, convenient to the road, for railway and
1 other purposes, and with  such powers
. and privileses as are usually given  to
taken into consideration
Civic Revenues.
Via Fairview
Leaves Penticton Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at (>:.ii) a.m., arriving at Oroviile the same day at 6 p. m.
Through Fare - $o.<10
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A French   financier,   of   long;    FRUIT TREES-Well-grown stock.
ajo,   proposed  schemes  of tar- La.rKf quantity of .apple trees for sale,
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n  a   fi ( o 110 tf Vernon, B. C.
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We have Elm, Ash, Maple,
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jj     Some perennial shrubs and
jj apple trees left.
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further, that the persons duly nominated as candidates at the said
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of January, in the year 1009.
Returning Officer.
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Goods Delivered to any part of the
Town on Tuesday, Thursday
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J. F. PARKINS, Manager. LU
Author of  "The Bio/iraphy of  &
Prairie Girl "
Ciyi/right. tine. In,  Mrtluir, Phillip* A   ''.
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"l'erbnps when !iii' moon dies."
"Wiiu i-tiii tell?"   it was Un' growl of
Hip criiiii'.    "riic   Double Tongue  bus
run In hole like n lux."
(luce more llier" was silence A sen-
Ir.v tin he lien red was humming Hll nil-
conscious warning. When he was
(tone again there was more talk.    Bui
;ni:'e In (Mat secret womid.
She    found    im   solace   in    Marylyn's
I'ri 'mis uf the calico covers. Uer
thoughts were loo tempestuous for that
They were like milling cattle. Around
and around Ihey tore, mingling and
warring, but stilling io Use end to follow tbe only course���self denial. Once
s'i rebellious, she was growing meek nt
! last meek and lull of contrition. She
was coming to dwell more. too. on the
lessons i!i it the evangelist had taught
her She was coining to think of lean-
Ing where David Bond had loaned���
Plie who had always been a prop.
There was the old terror that had
stalked beside her down to her mother's death. She tad fought her way
with it. and the eonfiict bad g;ven her
strength. There was (lie jealousy that
had smirched her sister love. She had
fought it. too. an I bitterly, scorning it
because she knew it lor a hateful inheritance. Now was cotne a third misery and the worst. She saw herself as
a trnltor. This wns not mere reproach.
II was the tor.nre of a stricken coo
[ler   face   grew   thin,   her   hand   un
nly. her cyi'i wore a hunted look.
At Ulght  hers were  Ihe scalding tears
lhnI dampened ihe pillow.
And sn Ihe ihiys went hy.    Whatever
pn'ngs  of   remorse,   whatever   longing
ie endured, she remained faithful to
llie resolution thai she would not give
way to temptation again. Hut every
night brought the lonely watcher to
the swale.
Charley put his eye tu the silt.
was  low   tuned,  and  Charley  could
did    nut    wait   linger.
1   rod.   he  dropped   on
nut hear lie
Slipping away
nil fours.
When Standing Buffalo emerged and
looked lo see if he might safely return
he observed that iu Ihe lliclosure nothing moved but a dug. which was going
toward the shingle roof Bo, composedly drawing his sheet of cow's hide
about  him.  he strode to his lodge.
i'niil daybreak iwu Indians did not
j iltt the ul hers In their ,vst. The one
rit harking for the call oi n mourning
chive; the otliei -���at cm--- legged beside
Ihe smudge null ns n -p Inter now and
then  re. '���'   .1  ''ie   "������!��� I      ��� H'led  pray-
err. of thanksgiving to the Clreat Spirit
on its upward rising smoke.
HE wide valley was brown,
with green spiels and tracings for slough and stream
The distant ranges were
gray. The sky showed the misty blue
of the dog days Far off to the north
and west black streaks edged the horizon, where smoke rolled up from prairie (Ires.
Brannon was tpilet to the point of
lethargy. Guard was mounted and
daily dress parade held ceremoniously.
The ���trumpet blew its unvarying round
of commands. There was no hunting
and no Held duty beyond the scouting
of the eastern shore. The hoarse salute of an upward plying steamer roused the garrison to life one morning,
hut the interruption lasted barely half
an hour. Then Ihe sicninet'. her pilot
house screened hy sheet iron and her
decks a-swarm with Infantry, rounded
a hend ill the river and went coughing
away out of sight once again Interest centered at the she of the ptniy cor-
<al, where a platform was slowly
Life at the shack was even less
eventful. For Dallas it was a season
of Idleness The pumpkins and the
melons were swelling The tasseled
corn wanted weeks before It would
ripen.    The held and garden were free
of weeds With no work to do. alone
except for her slsler, the elder girl bad
ample lime to worry.
Marylyn saw thill she was dispirited
nnd increased in tenderness inward
her. following her about wilh eyes
that entreated yet were not sad. At
breakfast she spitted the choices! cuts
fur Dallas In Ihe noon heal she was
at her elbow wilh a dipper uf ginger
beer; at supper coaxed the elder girl's
failing appetite by offerings of tasty
stew, white Hour dumplings and pone.
As for herself. Marylyn needed neither
urging nor tidbits She ale heartily.
Her sleep was a rest fur both body
nud mind Hvery afternoon she strolled across tlie bend tu ihe cotton woods
The butterflies fared beside her Overhead between sun ami earth hung legions of grasshoppers like a haze,
t'llderfoot bluebell anil sunlluwer nodded Ami Ihe grove wns a place for
And Dallas was a wild thing that
I'liuuot tell uf ils wound
She uttered no complaint even to
Simon The outburst that followed
l.ouiisbury's return was her tlrst and
Inst. She (pioslliiiied now if her suffering justified a lament 111 this she
resembled her mother A woman coming to the section house one torrid day
remarked wontloi Ingly lllill Mrs. Lancaster gave "nary a whimper." 'Ihe
hitter looked up with a smile "1 don't
Ihlnk I'm slek enough," she snld. "Other people worse nil' hnve a right to
groan." Dallas, certain that Marylyn's heartache was the keener, would
t nt be behindhand in restraint, and
her sister's happiness, forethought and
lie: Ire tu please nil drove the thrust of
puuiteuce   tu  the  hilt and   turned   the
HIE dark of tbe moon was come.
All   that   day   the   sun   had
baked,  and   the  steady  south
blow  had  been  like the draft
of an oven.     As evening came, brush-
ng a  glory  of  red  from  the  sky.  tlie
wind quickened instead of lulling and
fetched  up clouds that  rested on  the
ridge tops and roofed the wide valley
| Through these not a star showed.    But
now nnd then, for an Instant, the post
sprang Into sight out of the blackness
to ihe weird play uf the heat lightning.
In   the   stockade   there   was   perfect
UUiet���a   quiet   tense   with  excitement.
Secrecy    forbade    any    strong    heart
pongs   and   dances.     Caution   advised
agaiust   mosquito   fires,   and   suspense
i tiid away wilh drumming, shrill laugh-
I ter and  feast  shout.    The  aged   men,
j Ihe women and the children kept close
j within  their lodges,  where they  wills
| pored and  nodded,  nose to nose.    The
I warriors    stayed    outside,    preserving
their calm   with  kfcinlklnteU.    In  the
| dark the open bowls of their scattered
pipes were so many ruddy glowworms.
From the pitchy shelter of tlie shingle roof Squaw Charley looked out.   lie
i.at on   his   heels,  about   him   the   few
mangy dogs  that   had   uot  found   the
dinner pot.   One of these stirred.   Half
rising he gave It a kick, just as one of
lis  brothers  might  have  dime     Then
he   squatted   again    and   through   the
ragged strands of his bang his bin oh
e.'.es sparkled eagerly, for of late every   warrior's   lodge   had  seen   secret
Hesh painting.   Under every warrior's
blanket were hidden gaudy tracings of
vermilion,   scarlet,   orange   and   blue,
and wns he not painted too?
He had sought iu nn ash pile for
coals, found a beef bone and snapped
it for marrow, next takeu from bis
worn pouch a lump of red earth. He
had rubbed the coals to powder in a
square of rag. after which he had
mixed the powder and the grease to
make a paste. Then he had pulled oil
his mourning blanket and his squaw's
shirt and bared his body to the waist.
Vermilion, orange, scarlet and blue���
these colors had been laid hi stripes,
circles and figures upon the braves,
They were colors that he, an outcast,
might not use, but there was one poor
privilege In Mesh painting lhat even ha
could claim. Kneeling again iu clout
nnd squaw's skirt he had smeared tlie
black and red in rude signs upon his
chest. The braves, his brothers, had
painted themselves for battle, but he,
the pariah, had painted himself in the
colors of death.
Suddenly he forsook the roof for tho
shadow   of   the   lug   wall.    There   he
! waited.    Two   warriors   hnd   left   tlie
| lodge of Brown Mink and were cross-
j lug   Ihe   pen.     lie   knew   them.     The
shorter was Canada John, the eldest of
Ihe four condemned.   The other was a
Sioux who had been captured lhat day
and   cast   into   prison   at   sunset.    He
j  was a giant  iu stature,  wore full  war
i palut nnd dress and a licit that testified
his valor, lor it bung thick with scalps,
some  Jetty   and  coarse,   taken   from
heads of bis owu kind, some brown or
fair, witli the softness that belongs to
the hair of while women and children.
The   Iwu   were   talking   low   together.
Presently, as they strolled near, the
outcast beard tbe deep murmur of their
voices, then their words. He leaned
Inward tbem, all ears.
"How many sleeps before the dove
I calls'/" it was the bass of the strau-
| gor.
"Perhaps only another," answered
Canada John.
There was u great laugh, like the cry
of a full fed loon. "Surely Big Ox
stays not long! But how can my friends
be sure that the Double Tongue will
have horses ready'.'"
"He claims a reward."
"Ho, ho!   And what';"
Canada John lull toil close to Squaw
j Charley, '"there, is a cotton wood lodge
beyond tlie river." he said. "It should
| belong to the Double Tongue. He is
I kepi out. Au old paleface and his two
I daughters seized it in the moon of wild
cherries, and they would not go."
"An old man. yon say V"
"But lie hunts the white buffalo.
Only the daughters nre there."
"A.re they young?"
"Young aud sleek. One Is called the
Plow VVouian. She Is tall, and she
watches like the antelope. The youo-
ger has hair like the grass when it is
"They live alone?"
"The Squaw guards"���
"And tbe Man Who Buys Skins.
May he lie struck by Ihe zigzag lire!"
"Who is tn have the women?'
Canada John scratched his nose.
"'1 he medicine giver says. 'He that
first reaches them.' "
Big Ox shook his head In doubt
"The swiftest may yet fail to keep."
"Should any pursue, the women will
lie killed The soldiers will think
them bit by rattlesnakes."
Again Big Ox burst forth with laughter.
A hammer clicked from the stocknde
top.   A sentry began to bawl angrily.
"<!it. you pup eaters," tic declared
and slanted his gun to them. Casting
dignity aside, they ducked into the
nearest lodge.
Squaw Charley dragged himself back
to the shingle roof. There he fell
prone, resting liis forehead against the
libs <if a dog. The strength was gone
from Ids body, tbe light from his eyes.
The wind of that other's nostrils bail
blasted him. He was like the scattering ash heaps of tbe evening smudges
where the last hit of fuel was crumbled and the last red coal was dead.
I.nng he stayed upon his face. When
tbe first numbness was past and his
brain was rallying slowly a very
scourge of sorrow visited him���sorrow
for the fate of the shack, where he bad
warmed himself so often, relieved his
hunger and known u kindly smile.
With sorrow came remorse. He had
not done Ills part for the little home.
He had not guarded ns he ought. And
he had helped by bringing rattlesnakes
-which he had been told were to be
used for medicine��� In tbe plot for Its
destruction When sorrow and remorse had their turn a stronger passion gnawed and racked hlin. It was
the yearning for reinstatement.
Dwelling upon this, he became two
Indians, and one of him opposed the
other. They traveled separate trails
���trails that bent different ways. Ilka
the horns of a buffalo The trail to the
right was a warpath It led bim behind bis brothers, through the hole lu
the stocknde. For awhile he loitered,
loath to share In the work ou the
bend Afterward he joined them.
They were free and crazy with their
freedom He matched his strength
with theirs, dared where they faltered,
But there was no hope for the Plow
Woman I
He was back ra the other trail, and
it led to the gallery where Oliver's
hammock swung The outcast made
swift motions with Ills bunds. He
was hustled along with the guard.
The sliding panel opened. The tent
flaps of Brown Mink's lodge were lifted ne wns caught in a mad onrush.
He was howled at. spat upon. Klnal-
ly. a bruised, exiled traitor, more de-
I'plsed. if possible, than before, be
tied skulking away.
And here was no hope for his bono!
Tie was back at the parting of tlie
trails, one mnn again, helpless before
the knowledge that safety for the
shack meant the wiping out forever
of his dream ot becoming a  brave.
of a sudden be remembered David
Bond He got feebly lo his knees,
covering his lace from the dogs The
evangelist bad laid a charge upon
llilll-no matter what came, lie was tn
think tirst of the shack. He nail accepted il hefore he knew it would
clash with Ills own purpose. Was he
held io tlie promise now? David Bond
was dead If he were not obeyed, he
could never come back to punish.
He found himself upon his feet, listening. Across tlie stockade he saw
tbe glowworms nf tbe scattered pipes
dancing in the dark But a moment
later, when Hashes lit up the huge pen.
the hostages were sitting as liefore,
their faces lowered moodily.
Still he listened And il came again,
from the direction of the river-the
long, snd cooing call of a dove.
I'll (he third mourning of the
dove a figure left the lodge
uf Canada John and shuttled
to Ihe sliding panel, where It
In  lardy  answer  the  wicket
kirn. Iced
was pushed aside a little and a lantern
was held up
"Hey. ('hurley:" said a friendly
voice. A white face peered Into 11 red
one. noting the uneven bang and the
handkerchief lied over the head like
a squaw's.
I he Ind III II blinked at the light and
Showed his teeth In a grin
Cursing, though noi unkindly, the
guard pushed the wicket Wide, "Don't
.V come botherln' me any more t'-
night." he counseled as a black blanket
and n ragged skin wriggled through.
The Indian grinned again and did
lint seek lo elude tlie lantern. He-
leased, lie shuttled away, going straight
for the post. But the stockade left a
few rods to tlie rear be changed Ids
course and made toward the river.
Close lo Its edge he hailed and mocked
the signal.
The call was repeated softly. Then
call and echo neared by degrees, until
the Indian and the interpreter were
touching hands.
There was uo need for words. The
night's work was planned. They started cautiously upstream. Before long
they were behind tlie stables, ready for
I lie second step. It was one that devolved upon Matthews For it he carried a long knife, single edged, keen
and slightly curved, like a saber.
First be tiptoed lo the nearby repair
Shop, where tlie stable guard and two
hot-tiers wore gathered about a lantern, relieving their Irksome hours
wilh cheese, hardtack and various tall
bottles Unit nnce adorned the shelves
ut the Trooper's Delight, Unseen the
Interpreter looked in upon the group.
I ieil in twus uutslde the long barn
were six horses, the mounts of the
guard Knell of the animals was bridled    and   saddled.     Matthews    weut
fr  pair to pair of tlie horses, steal
hiji   along   carefully.     When    he   was
fliuie with Ihe six he disappeared inside. Down the rows of stalls his
wink was surer aud more swift. What
noise tie made was drowned by the
rush of the river.
Now Indian and white ally continued
upstream Beyoud the northern sentry
line and beyond the sod huts uf the
senilis tbey spied tlie first sign of the
horse held tbey sought, a herd com
posed of tbe sutler's spike team, a
four in-hand used on tlie wood wagon,
Lieutenant Fraser's Buckskin and a
dozen or fifteen second choice mounts
belonging io absent ollieers. That sign
was a spark on the ground a long way
ahead. Tbey knew it for the lantern
of Ihe remaining herder.
Matthews turned aside toward the
landing "We meet hero," be whis
The Indian grunted an assent and
made off iu tlie direction of tho distant
When he came back some time had
passed A Hash of lightning disclosed
Iliin lo Matthews, who saw that the
other was wiping at his face with bis
"How did It go Canada John?" ask
ed tlie Interpreter.
Canada John laughed. "The herder
was glad to see Squaw Charley," lie
answered, "lint he fought like a
badger "
"Here Is the small boat. When you
have finished ou this side remember
the Man Who Buys Skins is on the
other. He will lie glad to see Squaw
Charley too."
"Have you the oil?"
"Yes" The Interpreter felt for the
other's hand nnd gave him a can. They
parted for the second time.
Canada John now started for tb?
post. As he went he pulled dry gra'S
until his arms were full. Arrived I'e
side the barracks, lie began to pile t'le
grass against tbe pine wall
Iu the blackness Brannon lay peaceful. The sentries were announcing
their cheery "All's well!"
The Interpreter had reached the herd,
where he was taking the rope hobbles
front the fore legs of several burses
'Ibis dune he climbed into a herder's
saddle and headed the band slowly up
the bottom land Nearly all the animals had seen long service, so they
'went tamely enough Where the road
along the bank turned west to cross
���the bluffs through a brenk they took
lit and were soon over the ridge and
���out upon the prairie There Matthews
IStartetl them south Finally a mile or
'More below tbe line of the stocknde he
'completed his wide detour by driving
jthem due east Beside the Missouri he
rounded them up nnd brought them to
In stand
lie tied  the  horse he  had  ridden  to
some willows     Next, having unwound
't-eriil   rope   lengths   from   about   Ills
dst.  he began     i catch and tic oth-
of   the   bin He   had   rope   for
only ten. The hobbles fastened three
more. Tlie remaining horses were gentle, all but Ihe one belonging lo Fraser. Matthews, swearing in Kngiisli
and U licit pa pa, tried every device he
knew, lint failed in catch her
He dared not waste anolliei minute
Quickly he wound some glass into a
twist, lit it and waved it hack and
forth above his head three times, after
which, as a precaution, he tonka tlask
from his hind pocket and gnltlg from
horse to horse ul Ihe utrii ��� to the
hobbled   three   ami In    in.,    dozen
that were standing muse 'untied their
muzzles wilh Ihe liqiiui But again
he was unable to touch Ihe "She
Devil." In a fur\ he threw Ihe empty
tlask at her
I'Tiim his hilling pirn c beside the barracks Ihe Indian in squaws dress saw
the signal Ion li nl 'In- interpreter At
once be sneaked < um dde tu side to
listen Then he look a wisp of grass,
hound round it n "trip nf ally cloth
aud kneeling beside ihe bundle farthest
from the river sei a match to it Instantly flames leaped up lie ran to
other grass piles lighting them one by
The next moment an amazed sentry
who was pacing liis beat by the scouts'
huts saw the growing bonfires and
called out iu alarm to nnother Before
the latter could reply the end of the
barracks was burning Both sentries
fired their guns The sergeant of the
guard answered with revolver shots.
The Callings spoke from the lookouts.
A   trumpet   shrilled   the   lire   alarm,
From the sutler's sounded Ihe clang of
the mess gong
In Ihe midst of Ihe tumuli oue spot���
tlie stnekade kepi strangely quiet Its
guards were collected al the sliding
panel, from where, mil daring to leave,
they watched the growing blaze So
Intent were they upon the sight that
they took no heed of their prisoners,
Therefore no one knew or hindered
when the Indian braves, led by Standing Buffalo and noiseless as shadows, filed Into Brown Mink's wickiup,
crawled through the breach In the lug
wall and sped away Into Ihe shielding
Behind the squaws and children
were gathered, with tlie Indian girl
walking boldly among them Of a
sudden they parted From under the
shingle roof there was a sound of
struggling, a thump as a body hit tbe
ground, an old woman's squeal of
rage Then Into ihe taint glare reflected from Ihe lire came a stooping tig
tire in stpiaw's dress that sped through
the scattering crowd, shot hiti Brown
Mink's lent and  was gone
Across the prairie Matthews was following alter the flighty cayuse, not
trying to catch her, only striving to
get her out of tbe way Buckskin was
willful, however, and as often as the
angry Interpreter drove her off mine
circling saucily back Io halt In the
path of ihe coming braves. The string
by the willows. Ihe hobbled horse's
aud the gentle free ones, were fright
eued by her Into stamping about. But
the whisky lilting their noses killed
the bated scent thai was Hearing. Not
so witli the cayuse She caught it For
a moiueul she waited, head .high, ears
ii-qiuver.    nostrils   sprean.     Maituewn
warned the Indians They did no!
hear. As they raced on the mare gave
a snort nf terror wheeled aud launch
til herself full against the end animal
of the string
The tethered hn"-es set back upon
tbelr ropes, trampling each oilier and
pulling themselves free The gentle
ones,  thoroughly  scared,   went   Hinging
AVW.     i   ���     ���   -
mi" y/Zj /.       v'-'
"lleiiicnihcr your ],romtse." lie snld,
'away with them, while the hobbled,
wilh no cow puny respect for rope,
'made up a mail, plunging rear.
Consternation seized the Sioux. They
were without boats, without weapons.
without horses Ihey cursed They
threatened Matthews.
"Cross, cross!" lie cried. "Your bows
are in my wood bulge Tbe soldiers
have no horses and uo bunts Ihey
cannot swim Ihe river You will be
Tlie Indians rushed back to where
���hammers had been ringing for days
'past They lore away boards of the
Scaffold Then returning lo the river,
they dropped in
Matthews called after them "He
'member your promise," be said, "and
do out drink the water that bums In
my lodge "
There was no answer
And now the interpreter took thought
[for himself At sundown he hail nisi
led for the night's doing But the heart
was gone out of hltll Kvon liefore llle
stampede the whole affnii had nssinn
ed monster proportions    lie had begun
ii think ol (lie murdered and of the
naiining and mid wished himself well
���'in ul il Now, with nn horse lo carry
llilll  llcl'o.is   In   sill el),   there  seemed  It)
lace iiiiu out) discover) ami punishment
"Well, the\ drove 1110 to II," he co.n-
plained "Ibis wouldn't a happened
If they'd give me a square deal." He
was wrenching with all Ids might at a
section of fhe scaffold platform. "I
wanted to be decent, and tbey treated
me like a dog "
Willi ibis he ran down tbe river
bank and launched his frail raft. "Anyhow," lie said. "I'll git, oik o' this jus'
ns fast ns water 'II take me!"
Irr% mtoWN down by a sounding
\ bun nl of Inky clouds, the
alarm shots at Branuon, the
shouting. Ihe reports of the
<billings and Ihe trumpet calls fell
sharp antl clear upon the shack, Dallas, watching Into the blackness from
tier bench by llle door, was up aud
armed ou the Instant and leaning far
over tlie sill as it to see tbe better
through the dark Soon she made out
something u glimmer thai In Ihe beginning was redder than the flare of
the lightning, taiuler and more hxed,
but which, growing as llle din grew,
swiftly deepened in color, spread wide
and rose, throwing iuto relief the Intervening grove ot col toll woods and
file form ol a man who was racing rlverwnrd froiii the swale lie disappeared, swelling the distant chimin with a
cry n dread el'} she had never board
liefore   ot  "Fire!"
I'reseiiilv she went lu aud benl over
Mary I) n, lunching her gently and
speaking low lu save tier a fright.
"Honey, dear hunej Hop up and see
w bill's tuipp lilng al   Ihe fort"
'llie youiigel gul scrambled lo her
fool, pulling mi! nervous hands to her
sister I in lias qllieled tier, ami they
siiiiid togolllel   in ihe iliiur.
And now. aiiuss ihe Missouri, the
guns ami trumpets suddenly stilled
ami the shouting lessened, while the
glow rapidly thickened into a roaring
press of Hume, bel ore which darted
the troopers like flies in (lie light of a
"My. my!" whispered Marylyn, her
voice quavering wilh sorrow and awe.
She found her cjothos antl. keeping hi
line with tbe door, began lo dress,
"I'll pni on my shoos, and we cau
go down a ways, so's lo see close.
Shall I, Dal" -
"Sh!" Dallas was leaning out ngnln,
her head lowered as if to listen. All
sit once she turned antl. kneeling, felt
on the floor for her carl ridge belt.
"Yes, yes," she answered. "Put 'em
"Are wo going down to watch?"
The barracks ami the stables wore
high, cherry lined pyres, terrible
enough to the eye, with their tops
crooking northward In llie wind. To
Dallas' ear tbey were far more terrible, telling of awful suffering, hinting
of direful intent. For the nearer pyre
sent proof of a sacrifice She could
bear the screams of a horse.
Tho bell found, sho stopped Lack to j
Send me your full bill for my
P. O. Box 36 i,
Kelowna,     -     B. C.
I furnish the very finest grade
of Nursery Stock at as low prices
as other responsible firms furnish
the same grade of stock.
on 3 year old roots :
Mcintosh Red. Jonathan, Wealthy,
Spitzenburgh, Yellow Newtown Pippin.
All First-Class Trees, 3 feet to 4 feet
grade. Price $22.50 per 100; 500 at
19 cents each.    Freight prepaid.
It. T. IIKSEIAVOOD, Kelowna,
Agent for Albany Nurseries. Inc.,
27- Albany, Oregon.
Daily delivery of Fresh Milk to
all parts of the town.
H. M. McNeill,    .     Prop.
Notary Public.
Kendall & Mason
Large blocks with good water
rights, from $10.00 per acre.
10-acre lots wholly or partly
planted with trees bearing 1909.
10-acre lots near town, unimproved.
Acre lots, planted with fruit
trees or unimproved. Main St.
and other good locations.
Good Wholesome Bread,
Cakes and Pastry.
Trees Trees Trees
Layritz Nurseries,
Victoria, B. C.
We have a fine stock of all the leading
varieties on hand.
All stock is propagated  from  fruiting
trees rendering practically no risk
regarding untrueness to name.
Write for catalogue
and price list to our local representative
KELOWNA,       -        B. C.
For 30 Days Only
Best $5.50 Gents' Fine Shoes
for $1.00.
H. OLIVER'S Shoe Store.
When you think of budding look
us up.
$225 cash buys lot and shack on Van
Home Street, Penticton, lot 23, block
20.    Appiy   VINUKNJ.' MORKISON,
28-4 Box 7, Medicine Hat, Alta.
the diiur 'TTurry. hurry." she snld.
I in.- uiil Iron i'cmiIvi' never lo desert
Ihe shacli wan fusing In ihe heal of a
panic Iter unfailing Instinct was
linrdonlng .i new one that ruled for
iiuiuedlale Might.
Marylyn wns working with her shoe
thongs, not slopping to thread them,
only to wind and tie llietn around her
ankles. She heard ller sister exclaim,
then sho was seined nnd lirotighl tor-
ward hy a trembling liand "Marylyn,
Marylyu! The boat' Wile's irnltut!"
(To he continued,) THE PENTICTON PRESS, PENTICTON, B.C.. JANUARY 23, 1900.
The nomination of officers for
the town council and school trustees took place on Monday last.
The election will take place on
Monday, 25th inst.
Mrs. Thos. Scaife, of Naramata, a former resident of Peachland, passed through on Saturday on her way to the coast,
where she will join Mr. Scaife.
A number of friends were at the
wharf to say good-bye.
Miss Florence Needham was a
passenger to Penticton on Friday's boat. She intends to be
away a month.
Mr. 0. H. Pollard returned to
his business in Winnipeg Saturday morning. He has been
spending his Christmas vacation
with his family here.
Miss Della.Robinson, who has
been suffering from a severe attack of la grippe, is able to be
around again.
Mr. Wm. Douglas is now on
the road to recovery.
Mr. Trembley made a short
trip up the lake on Saturday.
Mrs. J. Seaton is at present
e.ijoying a visit from her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Robinson, of Brandon, Man.
Miss Long left for Kelowna
Saturday morning where she intends spending a week before
returning to her home in Calgary, Alberta.
Miss H. Gummow went to Kelowna on Thursday, where she
intends spending a couple of
Geo. Beveridge made a hurried
visit to Kelowna Tuesday morning returning the following evening.
A merry party of young people
had an enjoyable sleigh ride on
Saturday night.
Miss Kenny, of Strathcona,
Alta., is engaged as teacher of
the primary department of the
public school.
The Orangemen held a successful meeting in their hall Friday
Hugh McDougall and family
have moved into their fine new
Weather Report.
Observations at Dominion Government Meteorological Station
at Penticton for the month of
December, 1908 :
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
On the Penticton fiats 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, $lo0.oo per acre.
Terms on all the above one quarter down, one
quarter each year with interest at 6 per cent, on deferred
In Penticton and on Okanagan Lake Beach $3oo.oo
to $45o.oo.       On Lake Skaha Beach $4oo.oo.
We have a great many excellent buys in town
property (business and residential). Anything we show
you will advance in value 5o per cent, within a year.
Get in now, you can make money and take no chances by
purchasing our lands.
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4 34J	
5 39 	
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7 33"	
8 323.	
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10 33)	
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12 44"	
13 42$	
14 38 	
IB 35$	
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The total rainfall was .90 inches.
Snowfall for month was 4.75.
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.
A girl for general housework ;   good
ook.    Apply between hours 12 and   1.
23tf Ellis Street.
For Sale.
The SUN, of London, England.
Why not insure in the best���they cost no
Very choice residential subdivision, close in,  half=acre lots,   .
price $300 per lot.       \ cash ;   balance 6, 12 and 18 months ;   6 per cent. ;   Price
good for 30 days only.
Main Street lot, north of Steward's for $800 ; terms.
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
$3,ooo.   Fenced.
4 Acres, Main St., near School, suitable for sub-division.  Price
very low in block.
10 Acres on Main Street, 2-f miles south, good hay land, only
10 Acres, near Dog Lake, $1,700.
18 Acres, near Dog Lake, $2,000.
airs Street
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Painter, Paperhan&er
and Sign Writer
Picture Framing a Specialty.
WALL PAPER Carried in Stock.
B xx 196.       IV an St.
Look over your supply of printng, and place your order with the PRESS for anything
you may lack.   Spring will soon be here, and with it will come a rush of work
that may render it impossible for us to fill orders promptly.
Grasp the Opportunity!
It will cost you no more money, and much less inconvenience, if you place your orders now. You want the stationery, and, we
guarantee satisfaction. Don't be caught napping. When a rush of work comes we are obliged to fill orders in turn. This means
delay, and business men cannot afford delays.
In order to cope with the trade of the new year, we have put in a COMPLETE STOCK
of stationery : Bond and white wove papers, envelopes, bill heads, note heads, statements, card boards, business and calling cards, wedding
cabinets, invitation cards, memorial and programme stationery, book, cover and poster papers. We can print you bank cheque forms on
safety paper, deed or agreement forms, private postcards, articles of incorporation for joint stock companies or anything else you may require.
Advertise your Town by paying close attention to your advertising space.


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