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b. e. walkek, President. Paid-up Capital, $10,000,000
Alexander Laird, General Manager. Reserve Fund,   -   6,000,000
Branches throughout Canada, and in the United States and England.
Deposits of $1 and upwards are received and interest allowed at
current rates.     Accounts may be opened in the names of
two or more persons and withdrawals made by
any one of them or by the survivor.
Penticton Branch     *    *    J. J. HUNTER, Manager.
A. B. Campbell. A. E. Kay.
1 Campbell & Kay
��.�� Put   in   Your   Flume   Orders .,
��������^�� *��+>,*-
(Resolved That You!
(      Call and see our stock before      (
j buying elsewhere. j
) Everybody Should Know
��     That we are selling our Harness and Saddlery
Goods at the lowest prices prevailing.
Big   Reduction   in   Price  of  Horse  BCanftets.
J REPAIRS--Shoes and Harness���Promptly Attended To.
j The Penticton Saddlery
J WHAT ABOUT that Insurance ?   15 per cent saved
* by insuring in the London Mutual or Anglo-
F. H. LcQuenne
American.   Rates given free on application.
Livery, Feed and Sale Stable 1
DIGNAN and WEEKS, Proprietors. jj
If you ./ant a Stylish Outfit, this is the place to come.   You can always j|
get teams just when you want them.   We make a specialty of keeping 4
good horses, safe rigs, carrful drivers and also saddle and pack horses. 'A
We are also putting in Hay and Grain for sale, and as we buy  for cash 3
we get the best rates and our patrons get the benefit.
Special  Attention To The Wants Of  Commercial  Men.
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 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.
fe The Famous f
For Men \
y has arrived and we are prepared to f ui nish you with the K
5 very latest styles and cloths. Give us a call and see 5i
(   our lines before placing your order. }
\       NORMAN   HILL,       $
> The Ladies' and Men's Furnisher, $
Council Meeting.
The following are the minutes
of the council meeting held in
the court house on Thursday,
Feb. 11. All the members of
the board were present.
A communication was read
from the city council of Kelowna
offering six gasoline street lamps
complete for the sum of $25
each. Moved by L. C. Barnes,
seconded by S. W. Hatch, that
the clerk be instructed to have
one lamp sent down at the council's expense to be set up and
t2sted. Carried.
. A letter from the Canadian
Eairbanks Co. re installing electric light, etc., was read and
A communication from the
Board of Trade requesting that
a grant of $200 be made by the
council for the purpose of advertising the advantages of the district was read. Mr. Mutch addressed the council on behalf of
the Board of Trade, urging the
necessity and advisability of such
a grant being made. Moved by
John Power, seconded by S. W.
Hatch that the matter be referred to the finance committee
for consideration.   Carried.
The Board of School Trustees
submitted an estimate of moneys
required for school purposes for
the year. Moved by H. Murk,
seconded by L. C. Barnes, that
the matter be referred to the finance committee, and that the
clerk be instructed to communicate with the Superintendent of
Education with reference to the
liability of the council to provide
for High School purposes. Carried.
Six applications to cut wood
upon the streets of the municipality were read and ordered to
be filed for future consideration.
A number of accounts for incorporation and election expenses
were read. Moved by L. C.
Barnes, seconded by S. W. Hatch,
that the accounts be referred to
the finance committee.   Carried.
Moved by J. Power, seconded
by L. C. Barnes, that by-law No.
1, for regulating the order of
procedure at council meetings be
read a first time.   Carried.
Moved by J. Power, seconded
by H. Murk, that the rules of
order be suspended and that bylaw No. 1 be read a second time.
Moved by J. Power, seconded
by H. Murk, that the council
form themselves into a committee of the whole.   Carried.
On resuming the chair, it was
moved by J. Power, seconded by
H. Murk, that by-law No. 1 be
read a third time.   Carried.
Moved by J. Power, seconded
by H. Murk, that by-law No. 1
do now pass.   Carried.
Moved by S. W. Hatch, seconded by L. C. Barnes, that a
corporate seal, in accordance
with design submitted and selected, be procured.   Carried.
Moved by H. Murk, seconded
by J. Power, that a vote of
thanks be extended to Mr. Chas.
Were, the clerk, for the design
for a corporation seal which was
selected by the council. Carried.
Moved by J. Power, seconded
by S. W. Hatch, that the clerk
be instructed to communicate
with the neighboring municipalities relative to by-laws, printing
and cost of same.   Carried.
J. Power gave notice of a
motion for a by-law authorizing
the borrowing of a certain sum
of money in anticipation of the
receipt of revenue.
Moved by S. W. Hatch, seconded by L. C. Barnes, that the
meeting adjourn until 8 p. m.
Tuesday.   Carried.
On resuming the meeting, J.
Power moved that the "Temporary Loan By-Law 1909," be read
a first time ; seconded by H.
Murk.   Carried.
Moved by J. Power, seconded
by H. Murk, that the rules of
order be suspended and that the
by-law be read a second time.
Moved by J. Power, seconded
by H. Murk, that the council go
into a committee of the whole on
the by-law.   Carried.
On the reeve resuming the
chair it was moved by J. Power,
seconded by H. Murk that the
"Temporary Loan By-Law" be
read a third time.   Carried.
Moved, seconded, and carried,
that the by-law do now pass.
Moved by S. W. Hatch, seconded by H. Murk, that a committee of the council wait upon
L. W. Shatford, M. P. P., with
reference to the keeping in order
by the government of the trunk
roads running through the municipality, and also re the erection
of government buildings at Penticton, and a land registry office
being established, and that a
letter be addressed to Price Ellison, M. P. P., to the same effect.
The meeting then adjourned.
Local and Personal
Reading Room and Library.
A public meeting was held on
Wednesday evening in Barnes'
Hall with the purpose of discussing and maturing plans for the
establishment and maintenance
of a public reading room and
library in Penticton. The attendance, though not large, was
representative, and the interest
taken from the outset was general.
Mr. F. H. LeQuesne was voted
to the chair and Mr. S. D. Evans
to the position of secretary for
the evening. Mr. LeQuesne,-
after a few remarks, called upon
Mr. W. J. Clement to open the
Mr. Clement began by voicing
the opinion of the gathering as
to the necessity for a reading
room and library, after which, he
offered a number of suggestions.
The great requirement was
funds, and he believed these
could be obtained by a canvass.
The question of a public reading
room was one that should aDpeal
very strongly to the churches ;
the ministers were the moral,
and to a large degree, the intellectual leaders of the community,
and he suggested that they, together with the principal of the
public school, and a number of
other energetic citizens, be
placed on a committee to have
charge of the work of collecting,
organizing and conducting the
Rev. Mr. Hibbert, Rev. Mr.
Baker, Principal Barker, and
Messrs. Miller and Evans all
spoke briefly in favor of going
on with the proposition, and also
offered a number of suggestions.
A motion was finally passed to
organize with an executive committee of seven members. The
committee selected were Rev. A.
F. Baker, Rev. R. W. Hibbert,
Rev, J. A. Cleland, Principal
Jno. Barker, Mr. F. H. LeQuesne,
Mr. S. D. Evans and Mr. W. J.
The meeting then adjourned.
The committee held a short
session at the close and Mr. LeQuesne was appointed chairman
and Mr. Evans secretary for the
ensuing year. It was decided, if
possible, to secure the services
of two ladies from each church
as collectors, and it is trusted
that everybody will rally loyally
to the support of the movement.
It should be added that the
chairman stated in course of the
public meeting that he had interviewed Mr. A. H. Wade relative
to securing two rooms above his
store, and that Mr. Wade had
kindly consented to rent the
rooms for the first year at the
very low rate of five dolla rs per
month. It was decided to take
the rooms.
G. A. Layton is building a
house in town.
H. Harlow returned on Monday from a trip to Oroviile,
Born, on Monday, 15th inst.,to
Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Hunter, a son.
Dr. Jackson returned Monday
from a trip through the Similkameen.
Const. Max Ewart, of Keremeos, spent a few days in town
this week.
Wanted, at once, a boy to learn
the printing business. Apply at
the Press office.
Born, on Thursday. 18th inst.
to Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Clark, of
Green Mt., a son.
Don't fogret the musical and
dramatic entertainment in Steward's Hall on Monday evening.
W. J. Docking and family, of
Summerland, visited Mr. and
Mrs. W. J.  Clement on Friday.
Miss Violet and Reta Kirby,
of Keremeos, spent the past
week with Mr. and Mrs. C. A. C.
H. A. Turner and J. R. Brown
of the government office at Fair-
view, spent a day or two in Penticton this week.
There will be no service in the
Methodist Church next Sunday,
either morning or evening. The
Sunday School session will also
ba cancelled.
E. H. Wood arrived on Monday
to relieve J. W. Hudson in the
Bank of Commerce, the latter
being conffined to the local hospital at present.
Messrs. Moreland, Vicary and
Dr. Creassy Smith, all of Peachland, were in Penticton on Wednesday evening attedding a
meeting of the directors of the
S. O. Land Co.
L. W. Shatford, M. P. P.,
spent from Wednesday to Saturday in town, having come in
from Victoria to attend the directors' meeting of the S. O. Land
Mr. and Mrs. Welford, sen
and daughter, of North Dakota,
are spending a few weeks in
Penticton, guests of Mr. and
Mrs. Roadhouse and Mr. and
Mrs. Weeks.
Geo. McCurdy, of Kelowna,
and Jno. Montgomery, of Alta.,
spent Tuesday and Wednesday
in Penticton looking over property. They were well pleased
with the place and will probably
return in the near future.
If you are in business, it will
pay you to keep your name con-
santly before the public by advertising in your local paper.
Those at a distance who receive
the paper, size up the town and
its business men by the advertising columns. They cannot do
otherwise. Therefore, if you
would be patriotic to your town,
you must be loyal to your local
paper, ���Exchange.
The Baptist congregation will
hold the opening services in their
new church on Sunday, 21st inst.
Rev. Jas. Hood, of Summerland,
will preach at 11 o'clock in the
morning, and Rev. A. T. Robinson, of the same place, at 7 in
the evening. There will be an
afternoon service at 3 o'clock
conducted by Rev. H. G. Esta-
brooke, also of Summerland.
The Summerland quartette will
be present at the afternoon
service as will also Miss Bartholomew and Miss Davidson, vocalist of Okanagan College. All are
Try the black Minorca hens if
you want big layers of big eggs.
Last week J. S. Heales, who is a
fancier of this variety, bi ought
into the Press office a dozen
eggs that weighed If lbs. The
English standard of eggs is 10 to
the pound. One and three
fourths pounds to the dozen
gives 23J ounces for 10 eggs or
7i ounces above the standard
weight. Mr. Heales has about
80 birds of the best laying strain
of Minorcas. His hens began
laying in November and have
continued ever since. They are
now laying 50 per cent, which is
considered a very high average.
Fire Brigade Ball.
An exceptionally successful
dance was held last Monday
night in Steward's Hall for the
purpose of raising funds to be
expended on fire protection for
the town.
Whether it was on account of
the excellent cause in view, or
merely the prospect of a good
dance, the fact remains that a
large number of our townspeople,
together with a fair sprinkling
of visitors from outside points
turned out with the evident object of enjoying themselves.
The music, supplied by the
Morgan Bros.' Orchestra, of Kelowna, was all that could be desired, the gathering showing
their decided appreciation by
their repeated encores, which
were freely responded to.
The energetic committee are
to be congratulated on their efforts in making this dance the
social success it was. Everyone
felt that he was really welcome,
and, judging by the numbers
that stayed to the end, all had a
good time.
The supper was provided
through the generosity of a great
number of the maried ladies' of
the town, and our several general stores. In fact the committee
would have had no difficulty, had
it been necessary, to obtain
twice the required amount of
provisions. Some diversion was
caused shortly after supper, by
Mr. Swinton holding an impromptu auction sale of some
dozen tempting cakes, left over.
The bachelors were observed to
be the principal bidders, and
these obviously had little idea of
the material used, not to mention
the trouble, in building these
dainties, otherwise their bidding
had been higher. It remains to
their prospective wives to speedily assure themselves that they
are proficient in the art that they
may educate them in these matters later. However, several
dollars were raised for the good
cause in this way. The total
amount realized from the dance
has not yet been ascertained, but
will appear later.
A masquerade ball was announced under the same management and for the same cause for
Easter Monday. After a vote of
thanks had been proposed and
given with considerable enthusiasm to the Orchestra, the gathering dispersed shortly before
four o'clock, Tuesday morning.
W. C. T. U. "At Home.
The Penticton branch of the
W. C. T. U. held a very successful "At Home" on Wednesday
afternoon in the Methodist
church. There was a very good
attendance of ladies, and an interesting entertainment was
given. Rev. R. W. Hibbert occupied the chair, and the prc-
gramme was as follows:
Piano solo, Miss Rowe
Solo, Miss Ruth Layton
Reading on the life of Frances
E. Willard, Mrs. Baker
Duette, Miss Rowe and Miss
Recitation, Miss Constance
Piano solo, Miss Lancaster
Duette, the Misses Thompson
Solo, Mrs. Smith
After the programme, very
dainty refreshments were served. THE PENTICTON PRESS, PENTICTON, B.C. FEBRUARY 20, 1000.
THE PENTICTON PRESS < tection against injury from light,
i frosts.   The use of water in the
SATURDAY. AT: orcnard,    however,    is    hardly
$1.00 Per Year
Foreign, $1.50.
Advertising Rates:
Transient Advertisements���Not exceeding one inch, one insertion, 50c.;
for each additional insertion, 25c.
LoJge Notices, Professional Cards, &c.
$1.00 per inch, per month.
Land and Timber Notices ���30 ''ays, $5:
60 days, |7.
Legal Advertising���First insertion, 10
cents per line; each subsequent insertion, oc. per line.
Reading Notices in Local News Column
15c. per line, first insertion; 10c. per
line, each subsequent insertion.
Contract Advertisements ��� Rates arranged according to space taken.
All changes in contract advertisements must be in the hands of the
printer by Tuesday evening to ensure
.publication in the next issue.
Not so Cold.
We are in receipt of a letter
from Winnipeg to the effect that
a friend in Peachland had written that it was thirty-five degrees
below zero in Penticton this
winter, and that the steamer
could not get within miles of the
wharf for ice.
How people can indulge in such
unmitigated falsehoods is impossible to comprehend. We may
say that we are in a position to
absolutely deny the statement as
we have charge of the Dominion
Government Meteorological Station here. The coldest weathei
we had was two nights during
the month of January when ten
degrees below zero was recorded.
Tais will be seen by the weather
report for last month which appears in this issue, and was not
s i cold as recorded at any of the
other Okanagan points.
As   to  the  boat not getting
within miles of Penticton, this is
another falsehood.    This   point
was troubled to some extent by
drift ice from up the lake,   but
the Str.  Aberdeen was able to
keep navigation open throughout
the cold spell.        ��� -   ��� ,       ,.       ��� ,.       ���,   ���
c   . ��� i number ot small fires it is pos-
Such gross misrepresentations sibletosave.a frujt evef)
can serve one purpose only, thatL^   h tfae thermometer Roes as
of injuring the entire Okanagan L     ag 2Q degreeg  durfng  the
������   [blooming  season.     It  has   not
sidewalks. only been proven possible,  but
The sidewalk question is now j P 'actka] a n d , Profitable- 0f
abating the minds of the Coun-'c )Urse we ar,e takmg ltfor ��rant"
cil.    It is estimated that it would |ed that such temPerat��res are
oily encountered on still nights.
In localities  where the thermo-
worthy of a trial.
Probably the system of frost
fighting by smudging has been ;
more often resorted to than any ���
other.    It has not always proven
adequate,  but it has its advo-
cates.   The philosophy of smudg-1
ing is to prevent the radiation of j
heat from the ground by main-
taining a blanket of smoke over j
the area to be protected,  or,   in
other words,  to artificially provide the protection of a cloudy
night.     The smoke  blanket   is
formed by burning various ma-,
terials;   stable manure,  leaves,
baled hay or straw; in fact, any-
thing that will allow of the blaze
b?ing easily controlled and  thus
give rise to a dense smoke.   This
method of protecting the orchard j
is equal to the occasion when not!
more than five degrees of  frost
occurs, but too often the temperature falls lower than this. Thenl
.smudge material of such a nature
is hard to obtain and often gives
oat at the. critical time.     With
ho other means of protection at!
hand, however, it is well  worth |
me's while to. smudge faithfully.
Be sure and start the fires before
the clanger point is reached and
maintain the blanket of smoke
until after the sun is well up or
until  the   temperature  is   well
above the freezing point.     The
rapid thawing is really more injurious than the freezing.     The
smoke screens the frozen tissues
from the sun and allows them to
thaw more gradually.
This method has only
proven equal to the occasion in
the case of comparatively light
frosts. When the temperature
falls below 26 degrees the conservation of the heat already
present is not sufficient protection from frost. Of course it
would be sufficient if it were
practical to hold it all. But it is
bst too rapidly and more heat
must be supplied. Practical tests
have been made and it has been
proven  that  with   a   sufficient
Commencing: MONDAY, 22nd inst., and continuing till WEDNESDAY, the 24th, inclusive, we
will inaugurate a sale which will put all other
sales of the past in the shade. This will be the
last of our Stocktaking Sale. After the 24th inst.
all goods will take regular prices. We can on
metion a few of the bargains to be secured :
Groceries and Provisions
Hams, fresh new stuff, per lb 18c.
Bacon, per lb 20c.
Sugar, 20 1b.  sack ,..,.$1.30
Rice, best Japan, per lb 6c.
Jams and Jellies, regular 25c., for 20c.
Pickles, regular 35c, for 25c.
Ginger Snaps 2 lbs. for 25c.
Soaps, cartoons '. 20c.
Malta Vita, per pkt 10c.
Canned Milk, per can  20c.
Tomatoes 2 cans for 25c.
Flour, "Royal Household," sack $1.85
"Mont Royal," per sack  1.75
"     "Glenora," per sack  1.65
All hard wheat flours.
Dry Goods
Crum's Prints, your choice for Sc. per yd.
Flannelette, regular 14c, for 10c
All other Dry Goods at cost.
A further cut in our Clothing stock for the
exactly  J.
St. Saviour's Church. Fairview Avenuo : Vicar.
Rev. J. A. Cleland. Celebration of Holy Communion the 1st and 3rd Sundays of tlie month
after 11 o'clock mating; the 2nd fc-unday at H a.
m, M.>mine; prayer at 11 a.m. Evensong at
7:30 p.m.
Presbyterian services each Sunday in Steward's
Hall al 11 a.m. ..r 7::iu p.m.    Hev. Jas.' Hood.
, Baptist services each Sunday in Steward's Hall,
at II a. in. oi ,:,i) p.m. itev. A. S. Baker,
Presbyterian  and   Baptist   service:,   alternate.
morning and evening.
Methodist services in church each Sunday at 11 a.
m. and 730 p.m.:   Sunday School 2:46 p.m.
Prayer meetings B p.m. on Wednesday.    Kev.
K. VV. Hibbert, pastor.
Young Peoples' Christian Union meets in the
Methodist church ,iv,.ry Tuesday at b p.m.
A. F. .*���': A. M. meet in Uason'a Hall, Main .St.. 1st
Wednesdi y in each monih at H p.m.
VV. O. W.  el in Woodmen*" Hail,  Ellis St., 2nd
and lth Saturday in each month at.8 p.m.
I. O. O. F. meet io Odd  Fallows' Hall, Main St.,
every Monday at B p.m.
L. O. I,,  meet  in  Woodmen's  Hall 2nd and  lth
Friday in each mouth at 8 p. in.
School Board meets 1st Monday in each month
at 8 p.m.
j Hoard of Trade���Annual general  meeting,  2nd
Wednesday in January of each year. General
quarterly meetings, 2;nl Wednesdays in January, April. July and October at 8 p.m.
3 days.     Clothing at
. $20.00 suits for $10.00.
$1.50 and $1.25 Shirts for $1.00.
Boots and Shoes
All Shoes at cost for the 3 days,
don't need a pair now you
Buy now and save money.
If you
will soon.
j Stage leaves for Keremeos, Hedley and Prinee-
I ton, at ii a. rn. on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Batur-
I days.   Returns on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fri-
! days.
J    Stave leaves for Fairview and Oroviile on TuM-
days, Thursday-* and Saturdays at 6:80 a. rn.     Ke-
i turns on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at
' o p. m.
Hours 0 a. m. to G. p. m.
Registered Letter and Money Order wicket
closes 5 p. in.
Wicket opened for half an hour after mail is
Arrivals���Per Str, Okanoft-an: Daily except
Sunday 6 p.m.: Per Btage from Hedley, Keremeos. Olalla, Allen drove, Oroviile, Fairview,
and White Lake: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at ti p. rn,
Closing���For boat and'stagea: S p. m. daily except Friday and Saturday. On Friday 9 p. m..and
for Monday's boat and staites: 8.46 p. in. Sundays.
Daily both ways except Sunday.
7.30a.m Sicamous  ti.oop.m.
8.27   M    Enderby  4AH   "
8.62   "    Armstrong  4.08   "
8.:!0   "     ar Vernon Iv 3.30    "
!>.:���{()   "     Iv Vernon ar  2.30   "
'.1.1.1   "   ���ar...Ok. Landing ...lv  2,15   "
lo.OU p. m ��� iv... Ok. Landing .  .ar 11.DO a.m
11.10   "     Kelowna  8.20   "
Peachland  7.215    "
. SunuiKTland..
.. 1'entieton	
.. 6.30
.. 6.00
Ellis Street.
ost about $12,000 to build a six
foit plank walk up Main Street
a; far as the school. This is a
large sura and undoubtedly beyond the reach of the Council
fo.' the present year. A gravel
walk would probably serve the
purpose as well, seeing that the
portion required is beyond the
business section. A portion of
cement walk might be put down
somewhere as an experiment.
In the business portion of the
town it would be well to have an
eye to permanency. Plank walks,
at best, last only a few years.
Whatever walks are laid it would
probably be wise to assess the
property immediately benefitting
thereby for a substantial portion
of the cost. This system is in j Live
vogue in most towns ; and iti
would doubtless prevent future!
dissatisfaction if the system were
adopted at. the, outset. ,, .
miter goes much below the freezing point with the wind blowing,
it would probably be hard to pro-
tact the orchard with fires.
To simplify the work of heating the orchard several orchard
heaters have been designed and
patented. These heaters are
simple contrivances made to burn
either coal, oil, or prepared fuel.
They are designed to burn fuel
with the least possible attention,
they are made as durable and as
cheaply as it is practical to made
them, and are constructed in
such a way that they may be
stored away in a small space.
late boats last fall and are waiting to be installed with this exhibit.
Notary Public.
Penticton Bakery
Good Wholesome Bread,
Cakes and Pastry.
Game Department at   the
Big Fair.
Protecting from Late Frosts.
(From the P'ruil Grower.)
Various plans have. been suggested and tried in i an attempt
tj retard the blooming season of.I where <;he patrons of
One of the big attractions on
the Pay Streak at the Alaska-
Yukon-Pacific Exposition will be
the Washington State Live Game
Exhibit;',';1,;.    .
Five.acres of,virgin forest have
been ,set aside for this purpose
the Expo-
fruit trees and thus avoid injury j si tion,. will have the Opportunity
from spring frosts. So far itJ of seeing the rarest collection of
has only been found possible to j jr vme. animals ever exhibited in
retard the blooming season a, few ; the United States,
days, while the fruit crop hiay | Every animal will be ca'ta-
lie in jeopardy for as many bgueijl with the owner's name
weeks. White-washing the trees a'ld address, giving those who
in winter; mulching the frozen j wish to dispose of their animals
ground to retain the frost; and an opportunity to place them
withholding water, in irrigated j with an exhibit that will be seen
sections, are some of the methods by thousands of visitors from all
most commonly resorted to as a | parts of the world who will daily
means of retarding the blooming j throng the Exposition grounds.
season. j    Mr. Arthur Dexter, the Assis-
Watcr has been used i.i various tant Director of this Department,
Ways in lighting  frost.     Spray- states that a large number of
Daily delivery of Fresh Milk to,
all parts of the town.
H. M. McNeill,     .     Prop.
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,
Large blocks with, good water:
rights, from $10.00 per acrq.
10-acre lots wholly or. partly I
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.
Trees Trees Trees
layrifcz 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
.    A, E. BO YER,
KKLOWNA,       -        B.C.
First-Class Accommodation For Tourists or Commercial Men.
A. Barnes        - -       Prop.
PENTICTON,      -       -       B.C.
Notary Public.
KELOWNA, - - B. C.
S. O. Land Company's  Block
Painter, Paperhanger
and Sign Writer
Picture Framing a Specialty.
WALL PAPER Carried in Stock.
Send me
your full bill
for my
P. O. Box 364,
Kelowna,     -    B. C.
ing flower beds or garden crops
or running irrigation water near
the plants is often adequate pro-
Alaska,  including
from Kadiak Is-
animals from
two cub bears
land, were brought down on the
nursery co.,
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.
When you think of building look
us up.
furnish the very finest ��� grade
of NurseryStock'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 Pippjn.
All First-Class Trees, 3 feet to 4 feet
grade. Price $22.50 per 100; 500 at
19 cents each.    Freight prepaid.
R. T. HESELWOOD, Kelowna,
Agent for Albany Nurseries. Inc.,
27- Albany, Oregon.
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.
'Phone II.
Accountant & Auditor,
Notary Public
Ienrvs Nurseries
Cockshutt 3,   2,   and   1-horse
Cockshutt Drag- and Lever and
Spring-Tooth Harrows.
Cockshutt Wheel Scrapers and '
Drag Scrap ere.
Cockshutt 1-horse Cultivators, j
Cockshutt Potato Diggers.
Also Bolster Springs, Light and'
Heavy Harness, Sharpies Cream
Separators, I. H. C. Gas Engines,
Ideal Pumping Plants, etc.
Call and Enspect our Stock.
TO  HAND Genera!     -     Hardware
Tested Stock ���Sends for Farm,
Garden    or   Conservatory ��� from
the   best   growers   in   England,
France,  Holland,   United   States
and Canada.
Fruit and Ornamental Trees.
Small Fruits, home grown.
Fertilizers, Ree Supplies,  Spraying Materials, Cut
HO pnjre Catalogue Prce.
Office, Greenhouses and Seedhouse :-���
3010 Westminster Road,
Branch Nursery,  S. Vancouver.
Wholesale and Retail
Goods Delivered to any part of the
Town on Tuesday, Thursday
and Saturday.
The Spoilers.
Copyright.   1W15.   by   Rex   E.   Bench.
Tin's is a story of that great
north country of which it has
been said, "There's never a law
of God or man runs north of
fifty-three ;" a talc of impetuous
emotion, of brute strength and
courage, of swift und passionate
love and hate ; a tale vigorous,
forceful end absorbing, which
tells itself without fine words;
u slory of ti.e hanger for ffold
and the hunger of man for woman, brooking no interference or
rivalry, going straight for its object, as did the primitive man
before the time of laws and conventionalities ; of civilized man
turned back to savagery and losing no manhood in the turning.
Tarry awhile, O reader, with
these rugged men of Nome, and
you shall be refreshed and
strengthened in their company.
GI.ENISTER gassed out over
the harbor agleam with the
lights of anchored ships,
then up at the crenelated
mountains, black against the sky. ire
drank the cool air burdened with its
taints of tlie sea. while the blood of
his boyhood leaped within him.
"Oh, it's Hue���tine," he murmured,
"and this is my country���my country,
after all. DeS. It's in my velus. this
hunger for the north. I grow. 1 expand."
"Careful you don't bust." warned
Dextry. "I've seen men get plumb
drunk on mountain air. Don't expand
too strong iu one spot." He went
back abruptly to his pipe, its villain
ous I nines promptly averting an.\
danger of the air's to:) tonic quality.
"(lad. what a smudge!" sniffed the
yonuger inun. "You ought to be in
"I'd I'Uther smell like a man than
tall; like a kid. Von desecrate the
hour of meditation witli rhapsodies ou
nature when your aesthetics ain't
honed up to the beauties of good to
bacco." ,
The other laughed. IIIDating his deep
chest. In the gloom he stretched his
muscles restlessly, as though au excess of vigor lilled him.
They were lounging upon tbe dock.
Willie before them lay the Santa
Maria ready for her midnight sailing.
1 !ehind slept lualaska. ijuuiut, antique and Russian resting amid tlie
logs of Bering sea. Where a week
before mild eyed nntlves had dried
their cod among the old brouze cannon now a frenzied horde of gold
seekers paused in their rush to the
new El Dorado. They had come like
a locust cloud, thousands strong, set-
lling on tlie edge of (lie Smoky sea.
vailing the goin;,' of the ice that
barred them from their golden tleece
���from Nome the new, where men
found fortune in a night.
The mossy hills back of the village
were ridged with graves of those who
had died on the out trip the fall before, when a plague had gripped the
land, but what of that? (!old glittered
iu the sands, so said the survivors.
Therefore men enme in armies. Glen-
Jster and Dextry had left Nome the
autumn previous, the young man raving with lever. Now they returned to
Iheir own land.
"This air whets every animal instinct
in me." Clenlster broke out again.
"Away from the cities I turn savage.
1 feel the old primitive passions, the
fret for fighting."
"Mebbe you'll have a chance."
"How so?"
"Well, il's this way. I met Mexico
Mullins this mornin'. You mind old
Mexico, don't you���the feller that re
located Discovery claim on Anvil
creek last summer?"
"You don't mean that 'tinhorn' the
boys were going to lynch for claim
"Identical! Remember me tollin' you
nbout a good turn 1 done him once
down Guadalupe way?"
"Greaser shooting scrape, wasn't It?"
"Yep. Well. I noticed first off that
he's jrettin' fat ��� high livln' fat. too. all
In one spot, like lie was playln' both
ends agin the center. Also he wore
di'mon's lit to handle with Ice tongs.
"Says I, lookln' nt Ids side elevation.
'What's accented your middle syllable
BO Strong, Mexico?'
" 'Prosperity, politics an' the Wol-
ilorf-Astorier.' says he. It seems Mex
hadn't forgot old days. He claws me
into a corner an' says. "Bill, I'm goin'
lo pay you back for that Moralez deal.'
"'It ain't coniiu' to mo,' says 1.
"That's a bygone.'
" 'Listen here," says he. nn", seeln' he
was in earnest, I let 1dm run on.
" 'How much do you value that claim
o' yoiirii at?'
" 'Hard tellln'.' says I. 'If she holds
(Hit like she run last fall, there'd ought
fo be a million clear in he.'.'
"'How much 'II you cleau up this
" ' 'Rout four hundred thousand, with
" 'RIM.' says he. 'there's hell a-prp-
f'in' an' you've got to watch thnt
irmii ii like you'd wa'ch a rattlesnake.
Don't never lenve 'em get a grip on it
or you've down an' out.'
"Me was so plumb In earnest it
seared me up, 'cause Mexico ain't a
gabby man.
(To be continued.)
Lmji-^ja-^Jf.'   .1   ,4... J!
On and after March 1st
I will conduct a
Strictly Cash Business.
From now until the 10th of March
I will dispose of at
My Entire Stock of
Stationery & Fancy Goods.
No discount made on any purchases less than one dollar.
I intend to clear out everything in the above-mentioned lines
regardless of cost.
Druggist and Stationer.
Weather Report.
Observations at Dominion Government Meteorological Station
at Penticton for the month of
January, 1908:
1 28      15
2 33   27
3 33J  11
4 13  - i
5 11  - SJ
6 - 1  -   n
7 - 5 - 10
8 - 3  - 7
9 - 54 - fi.
10  7i - 7
I U  0  - 10
12  5   - 9
13 10   - 9
14 13   9J
15 22   15A
16 22   20
17.... 801  40
18 42  30
19 44J  83
20 42   31
21 38   20
22 38   23
23 314  It'
24 31   2��
25 37  25
26 311  26
27 384  5
28 32   7
29 31   17
30 38   24
31 43   24
The total rainfall was .06 inches.
Snowfall for month was 7.25.
It Pays to Advertise
Sow Sutton's Seeds
Write to-day for catalogue.
The Brackman-Ker Milling Co., Ltd.,
26 Hastings St. West,
SOtf Vancouver, B. C.
Now is the time to buy your Tomato
Seed.   Canning varieties a specialty.
Send for catalogue of seeds.and fruit
32-8 Gellatly, B. C.
1 horse, 1 set harness, 1 saddle, 1 two-
seated democrat, 1 150-egg "Petaluma"
incubator, 5 tons of ice; cheap for cash.
Apply to E. S. LAKE.
31 tf Hudon's Boarding House.
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.
Two Hundred and Sixty-Three Acres;
about 30 acres can be cultivated and
watered ; over 4 mile lake frontage ;
2 acres six year old bearing orchard; 5
additional acres cleared for crop ; 2
springs at house ; wharf 170 ft. long ;
good log house; 6 chicken houses; good
stable 16x16 with hay loft and shingled
roof; lean-to 16x16 ; good corral ; good
root cellar where nothing froze this
winter: first water right on Shoot
Creek for 100 inches ; unlimited range
for stock ; 5 miles from Naramata ;
wagon road will be built this year or
next; one of the most delightful locations in the Okanagan. Last year the
owner was asking ten thousand for
place but as he has something else in
sight now, he will sell for six thousand.
This is a bargain.
Apply for particulars at the PRESS
Sealed Tenders addressed to the undersigned will be received up to noon
on Saturday, February 20th, 1909, for
the delivery of thirty cords of four-foot
wood at Penticton Public School; to be
delivered before May 1st, 1909. Wood
must be pine or fir of good quality.
The lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted.
31-2 Sec. Penticton School Board.
Osoyoos   Land   District.     District of
TAKE NOTICE that T. R. Whitfield,
of Summerland, occupation farmer, intends to apply for permission to pur-
the following described land :
Commencing at a post planted at the
southwest corner of Lot, 3952, thence
west 20 chains; thenee north 20 chains;
thence east 20 chains; thenee south 20
chains to point of commencement, and
containing 40 acres, more or less.
Dated 28th December, 1908.
Eastern capital ready . to investigate;
legitimate investments-lands, timber
or mines-in British Columbia. Address in first instance with full particulars, "CAPITAI-,"
Care of Noble & Co., Molson Bank
Building, Vancouver, B. C. 28-6
Subscription $1.00 Year. THE PENTICTON PRESS, PENTICTON, B.C., FEBRUARY 20, 1909.
The Literary.
There was a packed house at
the meeting of the Literary Society this week. The substantial prizes offered by Mr. R. Wilton for essays on Penticton did
not bring out as many competitors as had been hoped, but there
were six in all, and each essayist
presented a very interesting
The subject, "Penticton: its
resources, needs and future prospects," was ably dealt with by
Mr. S. D. Evans and Mr. Walter
Canning. The decision of the
judges was reserved and will be
announced later.
The subject open to pupils of
the public school, "How to make
Penticton a model town," was
presented by Masters Chester
Latimer, Roy Rogers, Wm.
Kearns and Walter McCormick.
While much literary skill was displayed by a number of the contestants, most of the suggestions
in all the papers, with the exception of that by Wm. Kearns,
were rather apart from the subject, and involved the expenditure of large sums of money, the
very thing that Penticton does
not possess. The paper by Wm.
Kearns bristledwith practical and
practicable suggestions. The cooperation of council and Board of
Trade, public ownership of public
utilities, the moving of the post
office to a more central location,
the petitioning of the government for the government offices,
the centralization of schools, the
education of the citizens in municipal affairs, the confining of
wharves to a certain section of
the lakeshore, the keeping clear
of the remainder, as well as the
regulating of the class of bathing
houses to be erected, were all
within the range of the powers
of the council and citizens. The
judges decided unanimously in
favor of the paper read by Roy
There will be a musical given
in Steward's Hall next Thursday
evening; the best of the season.
Don't miss it. A silver collection
will be taken.
The Southern Okanagan Land
Company, Limited
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 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
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.
Messrs. McColl, Lang, Robinson and Michael left Saturday
morning to attend the Orange
Lodge convention at Vancouver.
Mrs. A. D. Ferguson accompanied her mother, Mrs. Moore,
on Friday night to Summerland,
where they visited Mrs. Moore's
son, T. Moore. Mrs. Ferguson
returned home Tuesday morning.
Mrs. O. H. Pollard, Miss Vera
Pope and Messrs. Bywater, Cold-
ham, Shaw and Lupton were
passengers on Friday to Summerland, where they attended
the Annual Grand Ball.
Mrs. George Keyes returned
from Victoria, Monday, after a
visit of six weeks.
Mr. and Mrs. Donald Grey, of
Brandon, who are spending part
of their honeymoon in the Valley,
spent a few days of this week
Mrs. D. McMillan, of Kelowna,
spent Monday and Tuesday in
town, the guest of Mrs. Thompson Elliott.
A surprise party of about thirty-five took possession of Mr. and
Mrs. Town's home Tuesday evening. The time was spent very
pleasantly in games and music.
Mr. Norman Pope is spending
a couple of weeks in Summer-
land, the guest of his sister, Mrs.
R. H. Helmer.
J. H. Clement has opened up
h;s fine new grocery store and is
doing a rushing business.
Inspector Miller paid his semiannual visit to the public school
on Tuesday and Wednesday, proceeding down the lake in the
George Needham, jr., spent
Thursday and Friday in Kelowna
on business.
Miss Lane was a passenger to
Summerland on Wednesday evening.
J. R.
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.       4 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 roomed 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, 2-f miles south, good hay land, only
10 Acres, near Dog Lake, $1,700.
18 Acres, near Dog Lake, $2,000.
OFFICE,   -    Main Street
Corner of Smith Street and Westminster Avenue.
Our Grocery
We have just added to our already
choice selection of Teas that famous
blend known as
It is put up in attractive half pound,  1
pound and five pound tins.
Price 50c. per pound.
Our Boot and Shoe
Ever since they cama in we have done
a lot of talking about the
and they more than come up to all we
have to say about them. Wear "K"
Boots and you need not worry about
having to wear rubbers to keep the feet
Our Gents' Furnishings
In this department we have lately
taken into stock a complete line of the
well known
" H. B. K." BRAND
of negligee and outing shirts. These
shirts look well, fit well, wear well, and
range in price from $1.00 to $2.7,r>.
Dealer in
Agent for Giant Powder Company.


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