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ZTbe   penticton
VOL. 3.   No. 3.
$1.00 Per Year In Advance
B. E. WALKER, President
ALEX. LAIRD, General Hanajer
Paid-up Capital,
Reserve Fund,  -
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, withdrawals to be made by any one of the
number or by the survivor.
Penticton Branch     *
J. J. HUNTER, Manager.
Main's Pharmacy
Main Street, Penticton.
We have always carried a full line of Stationery, and always
intend to.   And we can give you a better assortment and
better values than any one else in town.
T.  *
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f Cheap Cash Grocers.
Successors to Q. A. LAYTON.
Your Photos for Nothing. [
A large consignment of
Single and Double
Light and Heavy HARNESS
Express and Driving
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Livery, Feed and Sale Stable
DIGNAN and WEEKS, Proprietors.
If you /ant a Stylish Outfit, this is the place to come. You can always
get teams just when you want them. We make a specialty of keeping
good horses, safe rigs, carrful drivers and also saddle and pack horses.
We are also putting in Hay and Grain for sale, and as we buy for cash
we get the best rates and our patrons get the benefit.
Special  Attention To The  Wants Of Commercial  Men.
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 (J 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.
IV. E. Welby, Prop.       Penticton.
Penticton Store
Alfred H. Wade, Prop.
Dry Goods, Gent's Furnishings, Boots and Shoes, Groceries
and General Merchandize of all Sorts
Airent for    GIANT P0WDER co-
I   Goods delivered through the town. Prompt attention to orders.
I PENTICTON,       -        - B.C.
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Contributions to the Recreation'
Ground fund.
Following   is a list of   those j
who, up to the present, have con-
tributed towards the first pay-
ment and improvement of the j
twenty-two   acres   of    meadow!
land purchased for the purposes j
of a recreation ground. The;
property has been secured for
$3,300, or $150 per acre, and is a
most valuable acquisition to Penticton and district. The block
will later be taken over by the
corporation when Penticton becomes organized into a city or
municipality. The corporation
will meet all further payments.
The paid-up contributions are :
S. O. Land Co $500
W. T. Shatford  50
L. W. Shatford  50
J. H. McLachlan  30
Dignan & Weeks  25
Chas. Greer  15
A. H. Wade  15
H. Huycke   15
J. Kirkpatrick  15
E. McGee  15
C. A. C. Steward   15
W. H. Tapley  15
W. R. King & Co  15
I. M. Stevens  15
Penticton Hardware Co. 15
W.Campbell.  10-
J. Kearns  10
A. Barnes  10
M.C.Kendall  10
Thos. Ellis  10
W.H.Scott  10
H. Conner  10
W. E. Welby  10
Agnew Bros     10
S. C. Smith Lumber Co. 10
Penticton Lumber Synd. 10
F.H.Latimer  10
J. S. H. Munro  5
W. A. MacDonald  5
L. P. Evarts  5
Norman Hill  5
W.T.Jones  5
D. Galarneau  5
R. H. Anderson  5
E. 0. Delong  5
John Tooth  5
E.Atkinson  5
G. R. Mason  5
S. and P. Evans  5
C. E. Pomeroy  5
J.Kent  5
E. Ives  5
P. R. Pickering  5
H. Peterson  5
E. J. Finch  5
W. T. Corbishley  5
Geo. Corbishley  5
W. M. Jermyn  5
A, S. Miller  5
Jas. A. Schubert  5
Henry Murk  5
Geo. Murk  5
J. Campbell  5
S. W. Hatch  5
G. A. Layton  5
Ben Baker  5
A. J. Alcock   5
John Power  5
J. J. Hunter  5
L. T. Roberge  5
J. Blance  5
G. Claassen & Son   5
H. Huth  5
Alex. Beatty  5
C. L. Carless  5
M. Nicholson   5
L. A. Rathvon      5
A. Mould      5
R.Wilton  5
J. R. Mitchell  5
John Partridge  5
A. Smith  5
W. J. Clement  5
W. A. McKenzie  5
Jas. Gartrell  5
J. S. Heales  5
J. W. Thompson  5
Thos. Hudon  3
F. C. Harris  2 50
L. A. Harris  2 50
J. F. Tupper  2 50
Fred Sutherland  2 50
Jos. A. Nesbitt  2
T. W. Hoover  2
E. Law  2
J. W. Edmonds  2
F. S. Wilson  2
E. R. Dawson   2
W. J. Canning  2
A. Friend   1
F. McClure       1 Geo. Murk is making prepara-
Thos. Roadhouse       1     I tions to build a house near Pen-
Geo. MacDonald        1    ! ticton Creek  on Smith  St.     He
In addition to the above  cash i will also build  a  breakwater  in
the following contributions were j order to confine the stream to its
also made:
L. C. Barnes, one gate ..$12
J. Lister, work  5
C. W. Brundage, work . 5
E. Ives, work  4
E. McGee. work   1
L. P. Evarts, work  12
E. W. Mutch, work .... 6
W. J. C. Ede, work .... 4
R. Wilton, 2 dys work
W. A. McKenzie. 1
D. Galarneau. 1
M. Nicholson,      1
C. L. Carless, 1
Chas. Greer, 1
A. S. Miller.        2A     "
V. Lemon, 1J     "
D. A. Stewart,     1
A. J. Beard, Jno. Shepherd, J.
R. Mitchell, A. H. Wade, C. E.
Pomeroy, and Thos. Denniston,
all gave work.
H. Huycke. and Dignan &
Weeks will each work out the
remainder of their $50 contributions.
More funds will be required by
the trustees, as it is their desire
to put the grounds into first-class
shape as well as to fence them
and add to the grandstand. Further contributions will, therefore,
be thankfully received. A. H.
Wade is the Secretary-Treasurer.
Local and Personal
Mrs. H. V. Agnew and children
left Monday on a trip to the
Get your photo taken at Lake's
A. J. Alcock has christened hi?
farm "Riverside Poultry and
Fruit Farm."
Go to Lake's for your groceries.   Satisfaction guaranteed.
Mrs. W. Garnett, of Summer-
land, spent the first part of the
week in Penticton.
In future the Penticton Rifle
Association will meet for practice
on Saturdays only.
Arthur Wismer, of Summer-
land, spent Monday evening and
Tuesday in Penticton.
The Main St. Grocery, under
its new management, is now
open for business.���E. S.  Lake.
L. W. Shatford, M. P. P., returned on Thursday after a
couple of weeks' absence at the
E. S. Lake's photographic
studio is now open for business.
The work is first-class, and prices
are right.
A. Sutherland, wife and child,
arrived from Parry Sound, Ont.,
last Saturday and intend to make
their home here.
Now is the time to place your
orders for ornamental trees. The
Okanagan Nursery Co. have
about three acres to dispose of.
J. H. Mitchell, of Kelowna,
but formerly of Penticton, spent
a day or two in town at the beginning of the week, leaving on
Tuesday for Osoyoos.
J. S. Heales, secretary of the
S. O. Canning Co., visited Vernon Tuesday and Wednesday,
and succeeded in placing orders
for eight hundred cans of tomatoes.
bed during high water.
E. V. Hill, merchant of Loth-
bridge, Alta., and wife spent
from Monday to Wednesday in
Penticton, guests of Mr. and
Mrs. Norman Hill. E. V. Hill is
a nephew of Norman Hill.
The annual meeting of the
Penticton Football Club will be
held on the evening of Friday
the 7th of August. The election
of officers will take place, and
consequently a full attendance
is requested.
Mr. and Mrs. ,1. L. Logie, of
Summerland, Dr. and Mrs. Robertson, of Peachland, and Miss
Moffat, of Portage la Prairie
Man., on Wednesday visited Rev.
and Mrs. Hood at Rest Haven
camp, Okanagan Lake beach,
A public meeting to organize
a fire brigade will be held on
Tuesday evening in Steward's
hall. The question of fire protection is of vital interest to
every person in Penticton and it
is hoped that there will be a
large attendance.
Miss Annie Moore, of Vancouver, has been appointed
teacher in the primary department of the Penticton public
school. Miss Moore has had a
number of years' experience,
and bears special recommendations as a primary teacher.
The Claassen brothers, who
recently sold out their grocery on
Main Street, left on Friday for
their former home in Edmonton.
They expect to be back next
spring. Their father, P. O.
Claassen, who is now in Edmonton, will probably return in the
coming fall.
The Ladies' Aid of the Methodist Church intend giving a
water carnival nex-t Thursday
afternoon and evening, beginning
at 3 o'clock. Light refreshments
will be sold at the boat house,
and beautifully decorated boats
will be for hire. A splendid
time is expected. Bring your
We have been requested by
Rev. R. W. Hibbert to insert the
following : The service, announced last Sunday to be held
in the Methodist church next
Sunday morning, will be cancelled
owing to the Presbyterian, Baptist and Methodist congregations
uniting in a morning service in
Steward's hall. In the evening
a service will be held in the
Methodist church for the benefit
of those who are unable to attend
morning service or who care to
attend two services. However,
those who can in any way find it
possible are urged to attend the
morning union service.
A couple of local teams of ball
tossers, the Neversweats and
Happy Hooligans had two matches during the week, one a five
innings game on Tuesday evening which the boys who never
perspire won to the tune of 5--4,
and one on Thursday afternoon
which resulted in a score of 16���
13 in favor of the same aggregation. Although the last game
was a little ragged, as the score
will indicate, the playing on the
whole  was  a decided  improve-
ment upon that of the week be-
Subscriptions of fifty cents and |fore     H     Sampson   captained
the Neversweats and H.   Munro
the Hooligans.   R. Wilton acted
as referee and in the opinion of
some of the  Hooligans at least
richly merited a lingering and
The Semi-Weekly Okanagan of I painful death for some of his
Vernon is starting a "Popularity decisions.    Unless Dick  reforms
Contest," winners   to  enjoy   a soon it  is   believed   in   certain
free trip to the New Westminster quarters that his brilliant though
up towards the fund for the entertainment of the irrigation
delegates on Friday, Aug. 14.
will be appreciated by the secretary, J. W. Edmonds.
IMOTICE |g hereby given that the boundaries of
*~ tbe Nelson, Revelstoke and Slocan Land Recording Divisions of West Kootenay District, and
the Similkameen Land Recording Division of yalo
District, have been altered, and that on and after
September the 1st. 1908, the boundaries of the said
Land Recording Divisions will be as follows t  ���
Nelson Land Recording Division.
Commencing at a point on the International
Boundary where it is Intersected by the western
boundary of Section ���>, Township 10a. Kootenay
District, being also the western boundary  of  the
Kelson * Fort Sheppard Railway Land Grant;
thence due north about. 8ty miles to southern
boundary of Lot 6.816, Group I. Kootenay; thence
due west to the eastern boundary of the right-of
way of the Columbia A Western Railway, which
forms the boundary of Isu a.li'.IK Group I. Osoyoos
Division of Yale District (now Similkameen) I
thence easterly and northerly, following said eastern boundary of said right-of-way. lo the northeast corner of Lot. 2.IWX; thence due west along tho
northern boundary of Lot 2,808 to the divide between the waters running into the Columbia River
and Arrow Lakes front those flowing to the west:
thence northerly, following the summit of the
mountains to a point 56 miles due north of thi' International Boundary, which is also the north-east
comer of the Similkameen Division of Yale District ; thence due east to a point due south of the
south-west corner of Township 60, Kootenay;
thence due north to the north-east cornerof Township 65, Osoyoos Division of Yale ; thence northwesterly to the summit of tho divide separating
the waters flowing into the Columbia River find
Arrow Lakes from the waters flowing to the west;
thenee following the summit of the mountains, in
a northerly direction, to a point due west of the
north-west corner of Lot 808, Group I. Kootenay.
which point is the north-west cornerof the Nelson
Land Recording Division : thence due east to the
summit of the water-shed dividing the water*
flawing into the Arrow Lakes front the waters
flowing info Slocan Lake, which is the north-east
corner of Nelson Land Recording Division; thence,
southerly along the divide between the water:;
flowing into the Arrow Lakes and I he waters (lowing into Slocan River and Slocan Lake to a point
neur the headwaters of Pass Creek ; thence following the height of land to the mouth of Little
Slocan River; thence crossing the Slocan River
and following the divide separating the waters
flowing into the Slocan River and Kootenay Lake
from the waters flowing into Kootenay River and
West Arm of Kootenay Luke to the north-west
corner of Lot. 7,f>2;l, Croup 1. Kootenay; thence due
east along the north boundaries of Lots 7,li2.'I and
4,081, to the west shore of Kootenay Lake: thence
southerly and easterly to Pilot Point : thence
northerly to the north-west corner of Lot I.4S9,
Group 1. Kootenay; thence easterly, following the
height of land separating the waters flowing into
Crawford creek from the waters flowing into
Grey's creek, to the eastern boundary of West
Kootenay District, near the headwaters of Baker
creek; thence southerly, following the divide separating the witters (lowing into Kootenay Lake
and Kootenay River from the waters (lowing into
St. Mary's creek and the Moyie River, lo the International Boundary ; thence westerly along the
International Boundary to the point of commencement.
Commencing at the north-west corner of tho
Nelson Land Recording Division ; thence northerly, following thesummitof the mountuinsdivid-
ing the waters flowing into the Columbia River
from those flowing to the west, to the height of
land between Foster creek and Kelley creek, to
the intersection of Cunoe River ; thence southerly down the centre of Canoe River to the Columbia River; thence in a south-easterly direction to
the dividing ridge of the Selkirk range of mountains; thence following the said dividing ridge in
a south-easterly direction to the summitof Rogers
Pass; thence in a south-easterly direction, following the water-shed nearest the Upper Columbia
River, to its intersection with the sf ut . ,, boundary of the Dominion Railway Belt. thence southwesterly, following tho southern boundary of the
Railway Belt, to its intersection with the divide
between the waters flowing into Duncan River
and Fish River, near the headwaters of Teetzel
Creek; thence southerly following the height of
land dividing tlie waters flowing into Duncan
River from the waters Mowing into Arrow Luke
ami Trout Lake, to a point opposite the north end
of How/.er Lake; thence westerly, following the
southern water-shed of Lake Creek, to a point on
the Lurdo River opposite the height of land between Cascade Creek and Poplar Creek ; thence
following that height of land and the water-shed
dividing the waters of Wilson Creek from the
waters (lowing into Lardo River and Koosknnux
Creek to the north-east corner of the Nelson Land
Recording Division, being the south-east cornerof
the Revelstoke Land Recording Division ; thence
following the northern boundary of the Nelson
Land Recording Division due west to the point of
Commencing at the north-east corner
of the Nelson Land Recording Division,
which is also the south-east corner of
the Revelstoke Land Recording Division; thence following the eastern boundary of the Revelstoke Land Recording Division, in a general easterly and
northerly direction, to its intersection
with the south boundary of the Dominion Railway Belt; thence northerly and
easterly following the Dominion Railway Belt, to its intersection with the.
eastern boundary of West Kootenay
District ; thence in a south-easterly
direction, following the water-shed
nearest the Upper Columbia Kiver, to
the 50th parallel of north latitude;
thence in a southerly direction, following the divide separating the waters
flowing into Kootenay Lake from the
waters flowing into St. Mary's Creek,
to its intersection with the easterly
boundary of the Nelson Land Recording
Division at the headwaters of Crey's
Creek ; thence following the easterly
boundary of the Nelson Land Recording Division to the point of commencement.
Commencing at a point on the International Boundary where it is intersected by Payaston Creek, which is also
the south-east corner of Yale Land Recording District ; thence following
northerly along the said creek and the
South Fork of the Similkameen River
to its junction with the Tulameen
River; thence westerly along the Tulameen River to the mouth of China
Creek ; thence northerly along China
Creek to its intersection with the south
boundary of Lot 909, Group 1, Kamloops Division of Yale District; thence
due east to the eastern bank of Okanagan River; thence in a northerly direction, following the eastern shore of Okanagan River and Okanagan Lake, to a
point distant 56 miles due north of the
International Boundary ; thence due
east to the western boundary of the
Nelson Land Recoiding Division of
Kootenay District; thence southerly,
following the said western boundary of
Kootenay District, to the 49th parallel;
thence west along the 49th parallel to
the place of commencement.
Deputy Commiss'n'r of Lands & Works
Lands and Works Department,
Victoria, B. C, June 30th, 190H.
exhibition. Further particulars
may be obtained at the Okanagan office.
meteoric career as an umpire will
shortly be brought to a dark and
dismal close.
Subscription  $1.00 Per Year ir
Advance.    Foreign, $1.50.
Advertising Rates :
Transient Advertisements - Not exceeding one inch, one insertion, 50c.:
for each additional insertion, 25c.
Lodge Notices, Professional Cards, &c.
$1.00 per inch, per month.
Land and Timber Notices 30 days, $5;
80 days, $7.
Legal Advertising���First insertion, 1(.
cents per line; each subsequent insertion, 5c. per line.
Reading Notices in Local News Columr
15c. per line, tirst insertion; 10c. pel
line, each subsequent insertion.
Contract Advertisements Rates arranged according to space taken.
All changes in contract advertisements must be in the hands of th<
printer by Tuesday evening to ensure
publication in the next issue.
Penticton Board of Trade.
The local Board of Trade held
its quarterly general meeting or.
Wednesday evening. There was
a fair attendance and considerable business was transacted. In
the absence of the president, tht
vice-president, A. H. Wade, occupied the chair. The minutes
of the previous meeting were
read and adopted, after which
there was some discussion relative to business conducted thereat. A number of questions of
importance to the community at
large were discussed at some
length after which several formal resolutions were introduced.
J. J. Hunter, seconded by Jos.
A. Nesbitt, introduced the following :
Resolved, that in view of the
great advantage that statistics
for crop prospects are to a community, this Board engage a man
to ascertain the number of trees
of the various kinds now planted
and living, the report to cover
ths number of one, two, and
three year old apple, peach, pear,
plum, and cherry trees in the
territory lying between Four-
Mile Point on Okanagon Lake
and Four-Mile Point on Lake
Skaha: further, that each year
the Board take the necessary
steps to keep accurate information in this line, not only for the
lo:al interests to whom such is
usjful, but also for advertising
Considerable discussion followed this resolution. Some were
of opinion that a year later would
be a more suitable occasion ;
others that owing to the exaggerated statistics furnished by other
sections on the same subject, an
accurate record of the fruit trees
in this vicinity would, therefore,
be valueless for advertising purposes. It was eventually decided
that the funds at the disposal of
the Board were too limited to
parmit the carrying of the proposition through, and it was withdrawn.
The old standing question of a
bridge across Okanagan River at
the outlet of Okanagan Lake and
the connection of the road therefrom with that to Summerland
n\:xt came up, a, resolution being
moved by W. J. Clement and G.
F. Guernsey that the provincial
government be again approached
relative to the work. The motion
was carried.
A resolution introduced by W.
J. Clement and J. J. Hunter requesting the Dominion government to establish a telegraph
service over the telephone line
between Kelowna and Penticton,
the same as that existing between
Vernon and Kelowna was also
The question of a new wharf
was then broached and Norman
Hill and A. S. Smith introduced
a resolution requesting the provincial government to build a
wharf at the foot of Main St. It
was thought by some that,
should the government build a
wharf there, it might prove an
object in the way of the C. I'. R.
making its terminus at that
point, as the railway would require  its own  wharf;   further,
that as the railway company was
certain to begin construction by!
next year, it would be best to let
the matter rest.    The  resolution
was in consequence  withdrawn.
The Board being entitled to
t vo delegates to the irrigation
c invention at Vernon on Aug.
10, the question of their appointment was considered, and was
finally left in the hands of the
It was decided to call a public
meeting on the following Tuesday
evening to discuss fire protection
and organize some sort of fire
brigade. Messrs. Power, Greer,
Swinton, Mitchell and Kendall
were appointed a committee to
report at the meeting as to the
cost of some sort of conveyance
for buckets and ladders, as well
is to secure a place for storing
Jos. A. Nesbitt and C, F. Lay-
t>n gave notice that at the next
meeting they would introduce a
resolution to reduce the annual
subscriptbn see for, members of
th.3 Board from $5.00 to $2.50.
It was decided to call a meeting
latjr to discuss the question of
The meeting then  adjourned.
Tour of Delegates to Convention
A unique feature in connection
with the second annual convention of the Western Canada Irrigation Association to be held in
Vernon during the week from
August 10th to 17th, will be the
special arrangements that are
being made to give the visitors
| every opportunity to see the
t most interesting section of the
On the way to Vernon on the
10th of August a stop of two or
three hours.will be made at Armstrong, where the citizens will
provide teams and drive thedele-
! y;ates through the district.    One
��� special  reason  for the stop   at
i Armstrong  will  be   to   impress
! upon the delegates the  strong
local feeling that immediate steps
should be taken in the direction
of forest preservation on account
!of its close relation to the question of water supply.
Monday afternoon and evenirg
and Tuesday will be devoted to
business sessions at Vernon, a
most comprehensive series of
papers and addresses having
been secured, and much important discussion arranged for.
On Wednesday the delegates
will be driven over the Irrigation
system of the White Valley
Power and Irrigation Company,
incidentally passing the Coldstream Ranch, Lord Aberdeen's
famous fruit property.
For Thursday, Friday and Saturday steamers have been chartered from the C. P. R. for . an
excursion down Okanagan Lake,
and arrangements have been
made to drive the delegates over
the irrigation systems at Kelowna, Peachland, Summerland
and Penticton.
This opportunity to combine
business with pleasure, and visit
one of the most interesting sections of British Columbia, while
also taking part in a convention
which has for its object the furtherance of one of the most important movements ever started
in Canada, is an altogether exceptional one, and no one who is
eligible as a delegate can afford
to neglect.
Midsummer Sale !
Gloves,  Hosiery, Wash   Belts,  Summer
Dress Goods, Blouse Lengths.
White and Black Silk Platted Gloves, f length regular $1.25 for $1.00
"   Pure Silk " "              "     1.00     "      75
White, Black, Fawn and Grey Lisle Gloves        "       75     "      60
Platted "         "       50     "      40
(i ii i* *'<?~"       on
  oO Q\J
Ladies'White Cotton Hose         "       25     "      20
"   Lisle     "              "        50     "      40
Misses'White One and One Rib Cotton Hose        "       30     "      25
Boys'Black Rock Rib and Buster Brown  Stockings 30     "      25
Nothing can beat these for wear���all sizes.
Ladies' White Wash  Belts,   Pearl and  Brass Buckles,   Embroidered and
Eyelet Worked  regular 25 to 50 for 20 to 40
Summer Dress Muslins, Dress Lengths  60c. per yard, for 40c
 40c.       "       "     30c
 35c.       "       "     25c
 25c.       "       "     20c
White and Brown Canvas, and Tan Leather Shoes will be closed out at
about cost.
w. o. w.
Okanagan Camp No. 261.
Meets  2nd  and  4th   Saturday  in   the
month at 8 p. m. in Woodmen's Hall,
Ellis St.
Visiting Sovereigns always welcome.
W. R. KING & CO.
'Phone 25.
Ellis Street.
I [(>TJ 51,   PENTICTON.
First-Class Accommodation For Tourists or Commercial Men.
A. Barnes        - -       Prop.
Staffe leaves for Keremeos at 6 a. m. ��n Tuesdays. Thursdays and Saturdays. Returns on Mondays. Wednesdays and Fridays.
Staffe leaves fur Princeton every Tuesday at
7 a, m.
Staffe leaves for Fairview and Ornviile on Tuesdays. Thursdays and Saturdays at 6:80 a, m. Returns <>n Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at
(i p. tn.
Hours 9 a. m. to ti. p. m.
Registered Letter and Money Order wicket
closes 5 p. in.
Wicket opened for half an hour after mail is
Arrivals���Per Str, Okannsran : Daily except
Sunday tl p.m.; Per staffe from Hedley, Keremeos, Olalla, Green Mountain, Oroviile, Fairview,
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A Rock In the Balii
Sluthor   of
"The Triumphi.of Eugene V&lmont," "Teklo," "In (he Midst of
Alarms,"   "Speculation* of John Steele,"   "The Victor*,"   Etc.
Copyright.   1906.  by   Robert   Birr.
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Ihe light of the r.mterii Lermontoff
consulted liis watch ami found it was \
(i o'clock. The jailer took the lantern
from his assistant, held it high and
looked round the room, while I.erinon-
toff gazed at him In anxiety, wondering whether that brutal looking olli-
clal suspected anything. Apparently
he did not, but merely wished to satisfy himself that everything was iu '
order, for he said more mildly than he
had hitherto spoken:
"It is a long time since nny one occupied this cell."
Theu his eye rested ou the vacant
corner shelf.
"Ah. excellency." he continued, "pardon me. I have forgotten. I must
bring you a basin."
"I'd rather yon brought me a candle." snld Lermontoff nonchalantly, although his lips were dry. aud he moistened them ns he spoke. Then, to learn
whether money wns valueless ou the
lock, ns the governor had intimated.
he drew from his pocket one of the remaining gold pieces, glad that he happened to have so many, aud slipped it
Into the palm of the jailer's unrd,
whose lingers clutched it as eagerly as
If he were in St. Petersburg.
"I thluk a candle can be managed,
excellency.   Shall I bring a cup?"
"I wish you would."
The door was again locked nnd bolted, but before Lermontoff hnd finished
bis soup and bread and cheese It was
opened again. The jailer placed a tin
basin similar to the former one ou tho
ledge, put a candle and a candlestick
on the table and a tin cup beside them.
"I thought there was no part of Russia where bribery was extinct." said
the prince to himself as the door closed
again for the night.
After supper Lermontoff again shifted his table, stood upon It. lit his can-
die and resumed his tunneling, working hard until after midnight. His
progress was deplorably slow, and the
spraying of the rock proved about as
tiring n task as ever he had undertaken. Ills second basinful of solution
was made a little stronger, but without perceptible improvement iu its effect. Ou ceasing operations for the
night he found himself in a situation
common to few prisoners���that of being embarrassed with riches. lie possessed two basins, and one of them
must be concealed. Of course he
might leave his working basin in the
upper tunnel where it had rested when
the jailer had brought in his supper,
but he realized that at any moment the
lantern's rnys might strike its shining
surface and so bring on au investigation of the upper tunnel, certain to
prove the destruction of his whole
scheme. A few minutes' thought, however, solved the problem admirably.
He placed the basin face downward in
the rnpld stream, which swept It to
the Iron bars between the two cells.
and there It lay quite concealed with
the swift water rippling over It. This
done, he fluiii off his clothes nnd got
Into bed. not awakening until the jailer and Ids assistant brought in bread,
cheese and coffee for breakfast.
'Ihe next day he began to feel the
Inconveniences of the governor's friendship and wished ho were safely back
to the time when one lonf lasted four
days, for If such were now tbe case he
would be free of tho constant state of
tension which the ever recurring visits
of the jailer caused. He feared thnt
some day he might become so absorbed
tn his occupation that lie would not
hear the withdrawing of the bolt, and
tints, ns It were, be caught In the act.
Shortly nfter lunch the governor sent
for him and asked many questions pertaining to the running of the dynamo.
Lermontoff concealed his Impatience
nnd set nbout his instructions with exemplary earnestness. Itussia n text
hooks on electricity at hand were of
the most rudimentary description, and,
although the governor could speak German, he could not rend It. so the two
volumes lie possessed In that language
were closed to him. Therefore John
was compelled to begin at the very A
II C of the science.
The governor, however, became so
deeply Interested that he momentarily
forgot his caution, unlocked n door
and took Lermontoff Into n room which
ho snw wns the armory nnd ammunition storehouse of thp prison. On the
floor of this chamber the governor
pointed out a large battery of accumulators anil nskeil what they wore for,
Lermontoff explained the purposes of
the battery, meanwhile examining it
thoroughly and rinding that many of
the cells hnd been nil but ruined In
transit through the falling away of
the composition In the grids. Something like half of the accumulators,
however, were Intact nnd workable.
These he uncoupled and brought Into
the dynamo room, where he showed
the governor the process of charging.
He saw In tlie storeroom a box containing Incandescent lamps, colls of
silk covered wire and other material
that made his eyes gllRten with delight.   He spoke In Gorman.
"If yon will give me n coll of this
wire, one or two of the lamps and an
accumulator, or. Indeed, hnlf a dozen
of them. I will trouble you no more
for candles."
The governor did not reply nt the
moment, but n short tlmp after asked
Lermontoff In Russian how long it
would he before the accumulators wore
charged. Lermontoff stated the time.
and the governor told the jailer to
bring the prisoner from the cell at that
hour, nud so dismissed his instructor.
One feature of this interview which
pleased Lermontoff was lhat. however
much the governor became absorbed
In these lessons, he never allowed himself to remain alone with his prisoner.
It was evident that in his cooler moments the governor had Instructed the
jailer and his assistant to keep ever at
the heels of the prince and always on
the alert, Two huge revolvers were
thrust underneath the licit of the jailer, and the lantern holder was similarly armed. Lermontoff wns pleased
with this, lor it tne governor nan
trusted him entirely, even though he
demnnded no verbal parole, it would
have gone against Ids grain to strike
down the chief, as he ruthlessly intended to do when the time was ripe for it.
and in any case, he told himself, no
matter how friendly the governor I
might be, he had Ihe misfortune to
stand between his prisoner and liberty.
Lermontoff was again taken from his
cell about half an hour before the time
he had named for the completion of
the charging, and. although the governor said nothing of his intention, the
jailer and his man brought to the ccl|
six charged batteries, a coil of wile
and a dozen lamps. Lermontoff now
changed his working methods, tie begun each night as soou us he had
finished dinner nnd worked till nearly
morning, sleeping all day except when
Interrupted by the jailer. Jack, following the example of Uoblnsou Crusoe,
attempted to tie knots on the tail of
time by cutting notches with his knife
on tlie leg of the table, but most days
he forgot to perform this operation,
nnd so his wooden almanac fell hopelessly out of gear. He estimated that
he had been a little more than a week
In prison when be beard by the clang
of the bolt that the next cell was to
have an occupant.
"I must prepare a welcome for him."
he said, and so turned out the electric
light at the end of the long,  flexible
irire. He had arranged a neat llttlj
switch of the accumulator, and so
snapped the light on and off at his
pleasure without the trouble of unscrewing the nuts which held iu place
one of the copper ends of the wire.
Going to the edge of the stream and
lighting his candle, he placed tbe glass
bulb in the current, paid out the flexible line attached to It and allowed the
bulb to run the risk of being smashed
against the iron bars of the passage,
but the little globe negotiated the rap-
Ids without even a perceptible clink
and came to rest In the bed of the
torrent somewhere about the center of
the next cell, tugging like a fish on a
hook. Then Jack mounted the table,
leaned into the upper tunnel and listened.
"I protest." Drummond cried, speaking loudly, as If the volume of sound
would convey meaning to alien ears���
"I protest against this as un outrage
and demand my right of communication with the British nmbn sailor."
Jack heard the jailer growl, "This
lonf of ��� bread will last you for four
days," hut as this statement was made
In Russian It conveyed no more meaning to the Englishman than had hH
own    protest   of   n    moment    liefore
The toiler owl hit tt<Hl*1nnt ever at the
IiciIh ol tlie t-rinee.
brought Intelligence to the jailer. The
door clanged shut, nnd there followed
.1 dead silence.
"Now we ought to hear some good
old British oaths." said Jack to himself, lint the silence continued.
"Hello. Alan." cried Jack through
the bars. "| said you would be nabbed
If you didn't leave St. Petersburg,
You'll pay attention to me next time I
warn you."
There wns no reply, nnd Jnek he-
came alarmed at the continued stillness. Then he heard his friend mutter:
"I'll be seeing visions by and by. I
thought my brain was stronger than it
Is- could have sworn that was Jack's
Jack got speedily and quietly down. '
turned on lhe switch and bopped upon
the table again, peering through. He
knew thai the stream had now become
it river of lire and tbat It was sending
to   the   celling  an   unholy,   unearthly
"Oh. damn It all!" groaned Drummond. at which Jack roared with
"Alan." he shouted, "fish out that
electric bulb from the creek and hold
It aloft. Then you'll see where you
are. I'm In the next cell���Jack Lamont. electrician and coppersmith: nil
orders promptly attended to; best of
references and  prices satisfactory."
"Jack, is that really you or have I
gone demented'/"
"Oh, yon always were demented.
Alan. But It is 1 right enough. Pick
up the light and tell me what kind of
a cell you've got"
"Horrible!" cried Drumniond. surveying his situation. "Walls apparently of solid rock, nnd this uncanny
stream running across the floor."
"How are you furnished? Shelf of
rock, stone bench?"
"No: there's a table, cot bed and a
wooden chair."
"Why, my dear man. what are you
growling about? They have given you
one of tbe best rooms in the hotel.
You're in the star chamber."
"Where in the name of heaven are
"Didn't you recognize the rock from
the deck of a steamer?"
"1 never saw the deck of n steamer?"
"Then how did you come here?"
"I was writing a letter in my room
when some oue threw a sack over my
head and tied me up In a bundle, so
that it wns a close shave 1 wasn't
smothered. I was taken in what 1
suppose was a cab aud flung into what
I afterward learned was the hold of a
steamer. When the ship stopped, I
was carried like a sack of meal on
some one's shoulder and unhampered
before u gaunt specter in uniform iu a
room so dazzling with electric light
that I could hardly see. That was a
few minutes ago. Now I am here and
starving.    Where is this prison?"
"Like the mikado, as Kate would
sny, the authorities are bent on making the punishment fit the crime. You
are iu the Rock in the Baltic, which
you fired at with that gun of yours. 1
told you those suave officials at St.
Petersburg were playing with you."
"But why have they put you here.
Jack ?"
"Oh. I was like the good dog Tray,
who associated with questionable company, I suppose, and thus got into
"I'm sorry."
"You ought to he glad. I'm going to
get out of this place, and I don't believe you could break jail unassisted
In twenty years Here is where science
confronts brutality. I say. Drum-
moud, bring your table over to the corner and   mount  it.  then  we can  talk
without shouting. Not much chance of
any one outside hearing us even If we
do clamor, but this is a damp situation,
and loud talk is bad for tlie throat.
Cut a slice of that brown bread aud
lunch with me. You'll Und it uot half
bad, as you say iu England, especially when you arc hungry. Now," continued Jack as his friend stood opposite him and they found by experiment
that their combined reach was not loug
enough to enable them to shake hands
through the bars, "now, while you are
luxuriatiug In the menu of the Trogzmondoff I'll give you a sketch of uiy
plan for escape."
"Do," said Drummond.
"I happen to hnve with me a pair of
bottles containing a substance which
if dissolved in water and sprinkled on
this rock will disintegrate it. It proves
rather slow work, 1 must admit, but I
intend to float in 'to you oue of the
bottles nnd the apparatus, so that you
may help me ou your side, which plan
has the advantage of giving you useful occupation aud allowing us to complete our task in half the time, like the
engineers ou each side of the Simplon
"If there are bars In the lower watercourse," objected Drummond, "won't
you run a risk of breaking your bottle
against them?"
"Not the slightest. I have just sent
that much thinner electric lamp
through, but in this case I'll just tie
up the bottle and squirt gun in my
stocking, attach that to the wire, and
the current will do tlie rest. Yon can
unload and I'll pull my stocking back
again. If I dared wrench off a table
leg, I could perhaps shove bottle nnd
syringe through to you from here, but
the material would come to a dead center in the middle of this tunnel unless
I had a stick to push it within your
"Very well; we'll work away until
our excavation connects and we have
made It of sufficient diameter for you
to squeeze through. You are then In
my cell. We put out our lights, ami
you conceal yourself behind the door.
Jailer and man with the lantern come
In. You must be very careful not to
close the door, because If you once
shove it shut we can't open It from this
side, even though it is unlocked and
the bolts drawn. It fits like wax and
almost hermetically seals the room.
You spring forward and deal the Jailor
with your fist one of your Justly celebrated English knockdown blows. Immediately after felling the mnn with
the lantern. Knowing something of
the weight of your blow, I take it that
neither of the two men will recover
consciousness until we have taken off
their outer garments, secured revolvers and keys. Then wo hick them In.
you and I on the outside."
"My dear Jack, we don't need any
tunnel to accomplish that. J'he first
time these two men come Into ray
room I can knock them down as easily
here as there." ���
"1 thought of that, and perhaps you
could, but you must remember we have
only one shot. If you made a mistake.
If the lantern mnn bolted and fired his
pistol und once closed the door���be
would not need to pause to lock it-
why, we nre done for. I should be
perfectly helpless In the next room,
and after the attempt they'd either
drown us or put us into worse cells ns
; far apart as possible."
"1   don't  think   I   should   miss  fire."
| said   Drummond  confidently.     "Still   I
j se<' the P' int and will obey orders."
"My official position on the rock ever
since I arrived has lieen that of elec-
; trical tutor in chief to the governor.   1
|  have started his dynamo working and
!  have wired such portions of the place
' as   were   not   already    wired   before.
During these  lessens  I  have  kept my
i eyes open.   So far as the prison is con-
I cerued. there are the governor, a sort
. of head clerk, the jailer and his assistant���four  men.  and   lint   is  all.     The
I jailer's   assistant   appears   to   be   the
cook of the place, although  the cooking done is of tilt: most limited description.   The black bread is brought from
I St. Petersburg. I think, as also tinned
j  meat and soup, so Hie cuisine is on a
1 somewhat limited scale"
"Do you mean to say that only these
four men are In charge of Ihe prison?-'
"Practically so, but there is the garrison as well. The soldiers live in a
, suit of rooms directly above us, and
as near as I can form an opinion there
arc   fourteen   men   and   two  officers.
When a steamer arrives, they draft as
: many   soldiers  as  are   necessary,   unload the boat, and then the Tommies go
upstairs aga,n.    The  military  section
apparently holds Utile intercourse with
I the officials, whom  tbey look upon as
j jailers.    I  should judge that the mill-
: tary officer Is chief of the rock because
I  when he found the governor's room lit
I by electricity  he demanded  the same
| for his quarters.    That's how I came
I to get upstairs.    Now. these stairs are
j hewn In the rock, are circular, guarded
by heavy oaken doors top and bottom,
and  these doors possess steel  bolts on
j  both sides of them.    II  is Ihus possible
I for either the military authorities tip.
| stairs or tbe civil authorities to isolate
j themselves  from the others.    In case
] of a revolt among the soldiers tbe gov-
j eruor could bolt them  Into their attic,
and they would find great difficulty in
j getting  out.     Now,   my   plan   of   procedure is this: We will disarm jalter
and assistant, take their keys, outside
garments and caps.    The jailer's toggery will (it you. and the other fellow's
may  do  for  me.    Then   we  will  lock
them in here, nnd If we meet clerk or
governor in tbe passages we will hove
time to overcome either or both before
they nre aware of the change.    I'll go
up the circular stair, holt from the Inside the upper door and afterward bolt
the lower door.    Then we open all the
cells and  release  the other prisoners,
descend   from  the  rock,  get  into  the
Einnisli fishing boat, keep clear of the
two cannon that are up above us and
sail for the Swedish coast.    We can't
miss It.    We have only to tl'nvni  west
ami intimately we are safe.   There la
only oue danger, which is thnt we may
make our attempt when the steamer is
here, but we must chance that."
"Isn't there any way of finding out?
Couldn't you pump the governor?"
"He is always very much on his
guard nnd is a taciturn man. The moment the tunnel is finished I shall
question about some further electrical
material, and then perhaps I may get
a hint about the steamer. I imagine
she comes irregularly, so the only safe
plan would be for us to make our attempt just after she had departed."
"Would there be nuy chance of our
flndiug a number of tbe military downstairs?"
"I don't think so. Now that they
have their electric light they spend
their time playing cards and drinking
"Very well. Jack; that scheme seems
reasonably feasible. Now get through
your material to me and issue your instructions."
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"to squeeze my way back and make
a fight for it.   It's better than"���
Lamout's hand wns on his shoulder,
and he whispered a sharp command
for silence.   The two attendants had
f"3""l.\ a very short time Drummond
I I I became as expert at the rock
III dissolving as wus his fricud.
\ \ He called it piffling slow work,
but was nevertheless extremely industrious nt it, although days and weeks
nnd, as they suspected, mouths passed
before the hands of tbe two friends
met In the center of the rock. One
lucky circumstance that favored them
was the habit of the jailer in visiting |
Drumniond only once every four days.
The lieutenant made his difficult pas-
sago, squeezing through the newly completed tunnel half an hour after a loaf
had been set upon his table. Jack
knew that the steamer had recently
departed, because two days before tho
governor had sent for him and had. exhibited a quantity of material 'recently
landed, among oilier things a number
of electric belts and telephones which
the governor was going to have set
up between himself and the officers
and also between his room and that of
the clerk and jailer. There were dry
batteries and primal? butteries and
ninny odds and ends, which made Jack
almost sorry he was leaving the place.
Heavy steps, muffled by the thickness of the door, sounded nlnng the
outer passage.
"Ready?" whispered Jack. "Here
they come. Remember, if you miss
your first blow we're goners, you
and I."
Drummond made no reply, for the
steps hnd come perilously near, and ho
feared to be heard. Noiselessly he
crossed the cell and took up his position against the wall, just clear of the
space lhat would.be covered by tlie
opening of tlie door.
At the same moment Jack switched
off the light, leaving the room black.
Each of the two waiting prisoners
could hear the other's short breathing
through the darkness.
On came the shuffling footsteps of
the jailer and lantern bearer. They
had reached the door of No. 1, had
paused, had passed on and stopped lu
front of No. 2.
"Your cell!" whispered Jack, panic
stricken. "And they weren't due to
look in on you for four days. It's all
up! They'll discover the cell Is empty
nnd give 'the��� Where are you going,
man?" he broke off as Drummond,
leaving his place near the door, groped
his way hurriedly along the wall.
" 11,(My?" whispered Jnek.
halted in front of No, 'J. and while the
lantern bearer fumbled with the awkward bolt !iis coiii|'.anion was saying:
"Hold on: After ail. I'l, bring the
other bis food first. I think."
"But," remonstrated the lantern bearer, "the governor said we were to
bring the Englishman io Islm at once."
"What if he did? How will be know
we stole n half mi mile to give the
prince his dinner? If we bring the
Englishman upstairs first, the prince
may have to wait an hour b<>;'n:e we
can get back with the Englishman."
"I.et him wait, theu."
"With liis pocketful of rubles? Ho'
I. He may decide to give no more of
his gold pieces to a jailer who lets him
go hungry too long."
"I've got tho door unfastened now,
and" ���
"Then fasten It again and come l;r.ck
with me to No. 1."
Paint as were tbe words, deadened
by intervening walls. t)Hr purport
reached Jack.
"Back to your place," he whisrered.
"They're coming!"
The rattle of bolts followed close on
his words. The great door of No. 1
swung ponderously Inward. The Ian-
tern bearer, holding bis light high in
front of him. entered, then stepped to
one side to admit the jailer, who cami*
close alter, tlie tray of loou in ms ou\
stretched bauds.
Unluckily for the captives' plan, II
wns to the side of the cell opposite to
that where Alan crouched that tbe lantern bearer had taken his stand. There
was no way of reaching him at a
bound. The open door stood between.
Were the jailer lo be attacked first ills
fellow attendant could readily be out
of the cell and halfway up the corridor before Alan might hope to reach
Tlie friends had counted on both
men entering the room together nnd
crossing, as usual, to the table. This
change of plan disconcerted them. Al-
readv the jailer bad sol down his tray
and was turning toward the door.
AlaH, helpless, s oil inqiolently ill the
Shadow, biting bis blond mustache
wilh helpless rage. In another second
their cherished opportuuity would vanish. And as Ihe Jailer's next visit was
to lie to No. 2. discovery staled them in
Ihe eyes.
It was Jack who broke the momentary spell of apathy, lie was standing
at tlie far end of the cell, near tbe
"Here!" be called sharply to the Inn
tern bearer. "Bring your light. My
electric apparatus is out of order, nnd
I've mislaid my matches. I want to
Tlie lantern benrer obediently had
advanced into the room. He was half
way across II while Lamont was still
speaking, Then from the corner of his
eye he spied Alan crouching in the angle behind the door, now fully exposed
to ihe rays of the lantern,
The map whirled about in alarm just
as Alan sprang. In consequence the
Englishman's mighty fist whizzed past
his head, missing it by a full Inch
The jailer, recovering from his amaze
ment. whipped out one of the revolvers he wore in bis belt, but Jnek. leap
Ing forward, knocked It from his bund
before he could lire and. with Ope hand
clapped across the fellow's bearded
lips, wound his other arm about the
stalwart body so ns to prevent for the
Instant   the   drawing   of   the   secoiv
Barrister, Solicitor, Notary Public.
PENTICTON,      -      -       B.C.
'Phone 17.
S. O. Land Company's   Block
'Phone II.
Accountant & Auditor,
Notary Public
Notary Public.
KELOWNA,        - - B. C.
drruit. Confectionery, Pipes  ami
EASY SHAVE       - -       25c.
ARTISTIC HAIR-CUT   -       -  35c.
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.
D. W. Crowley
Wholesale and Retail Butchers
Goods Delivered to any part of the
Town on Tuesday, Thursday
and Saturday.
J. F. PARKINS, Manager.
Dwellings���Individual Line . $2.00 per month.
���Party Line  1.60
Business^��� Individual Line.. 2.50
-Party Line  2.00
Free installation within three-quarters mile
of office, when one year contract ffiven.
Outside three-quarters mile, add cost of
lahour to install.
When no contract, or contract for less than
one year given, cost of labour to install is
charged at time of installation.
C F. LAYTON,     -     Local Agent.
Lakeshore Telephone Co.
Plans,  Specifications  and   Estimates
Furnished for all Kinds of Work.
'Phone White I
'Phone White 2
Mowers, Rakes,
Tedders and Binders
(Don't delay, send in your orders
j The two best makes on Earth.
For sale by
Public  Meeting.
.  .  .
A public meeting was held in
Steward's hall on Monday evening to make arrangements for
the reception and entertainment
of the one hundred and fifty or
two hundred delegates to the
irrigation convention at Vernon
who will be in Penticton on Fri- j
day afternoon, August 14, on
their excursion trip down Okanagan Lake.
W. T. Shatford. president of
the Southern Okanagan Land Co.
was voted to the position of
chairman, and J. W. Edmonds
to that of secretary. Mr. Shatford outlined the purposes of the
Irrigation Association and offered a number of suggestions
relative to the entertainment of
the delegates while in Penticton.
These were readily taken up.
Vernon and Kelowna were contributing handsomely towards
the expenses of the convention,
but Penticton, not being incorporated, could not make a contribution. The Land Company had,
therefore, given the sum of $150
to the fund.
The purpose of the delegation
in visiting the various points' is
to study the irrigation systems
in vogue. It will, consequently,
lie necessary to drive them over
the country to view the works.
In order to do this all the available teams in the place will be
A committee comprising
Messrs. Shatford, Edmonds, Mitchell, Mason, Wade, Beatty,
Mutch and Clement was appointed to have charge of arrangements, and they will appreciate
the services of all who can
nish teams on that day.    It was
The Southern Okanagan Land
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 G 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.
Mr. H. Lang, of Vernon, accompanied by his wife and children, arrived Friday to spend
the balance of the summer at his
fur- beach cottage.
Mr.  Thacker sold  his   pretty
suggested to serve refreshments
to the company in the lakeshore
park. To this the ladies readily
lent their services, and a subscription list was opened for contributions to defray expenses.
��� A very pretty wedding took
place on Monday afternoon, when
Miss Adelaide Jessie Smith was
united in wedlock to Mr. William
Herbert Byers. The ceremony,
which took place at the home of j promptu program was very good.
the bride's father, Mr. S. C. | J List before luncheon they were
Smith, on Schubert street,  Ver- \ presented   with   a    heavy   oak
five-acre lot last week to Mr.
Beveridge of Calgary, Alta., who
intends building soon.
Masters Ronald and Franklin
Elliott, sons of Mr. and Mrs. Jas.
Elliott, were quite ill last week,
suffering with heavy colds, but
under the care of Dr. Nash they
are convalescing.
A reception was given Mr. and
Mrs. H. E. McColl last Tuesday
evening in the Hall, they having
returned the day before frcm
their  wedding  tour.     The im-
non, was performed by the Rev.
Rural Dean Lambert, All Saint's
Church. The bride was supported by Miss A. O'Neill, and
the groom by Mr. Alfred S.
Smith, of Penticton. Only relatives of the contracting parties
were present at the ceremony.
After a dainty luncheon the
young couple boarded the after-
writing desk and chair. We all
join in wishing Mr. and Mrs.
McColl a long, happy, and prosperous wedded life in Peachland.
Miss Gummow entertained a
few friends Friday evening in
honor of her friend, Miss Mawhinney. of Kelowna. The evening was given up to music. Miss
Mawhinney returned home Mon-
Notary Public.
Well Located Town Property, also
Improved 5 to 10 acre fruit lands $200 to $500 Splendid horse, cattle and sheep ranches,  at
per acre. from $1,500.00 to $35,000.00, in the best ranching
Unimproved 5 to 1000 acre fruit lands $5.00 per districts in B. C.                              #
acre and up. ^e sure to see our lists before buying
Let us place your Insurance==Fire, Life, Accident, Plate Glass, and Live
Stock==only the best Companies represented.
noon train to spend
moon in the coast
Additional Locals
Those   who   say   the    Acacia
Hedge will not grow in  the  Ok-1
anagan should take a look at the j
hedge growing on the south side J
of the Okanagan Nursery Co's j
grounds.   The hedge is from six J
to eight feet in  height and  besides being very ornamental  is
also in many places almost im-!
We have been  informed  that
II.  Huycke intends to purchase
the honey- j day after a pleasant two weeks
and   Sound  hare.
Mr. Fallis, of Columbia College, preached to a very appreciative and large congregation
Sunday evening at the Methodist
service. Mrs. C. G. Elliott sang
"One Sweetly Solemn Thought"
at the close of the service, which
was also appreciated.
H. Cossar, of Calgary, Alta.,
arrived with his carload of goods
and will live on his beach lot.
Mrs. and Miss Buchanan, of
Winnipeg, the latter of the
teaching staff there, are the
guests of Mr. and Mrs. Ferguson.
Mr. H. Bailey, who is visiting
his mother here, made a business
a gasoline launch  and  take to
aquatic amusements for recrea- j trip down the lake on Tuesday
tion. It is also rumored that an
aquatic club is about to be organized, and we would suggest Mr.
Huycke as president. J. Partridge is also beginning to show
a decided leaning towards water
sports and thinks he will build a
boat next winter.
The gold and   silver buttons
have arrived  for the Penticton \o[ being one of the early pioneers
Misses Jessie McLennan and
Ellen Bassett, of Okanagan Falls,
spent a few days with friends in
this locality last week.
W. J. Farleigh has the  honor
Rifle Association. They are beautifully engraved with the letters
of the Association, the year, and
a couple of rifles. They will be
competed for every two weeks,
and at the end of the season
will become the property of those
on the Pacific coast, having
crossed the plains from Illinois
to California in 1852.
F. P. Howard and family spent
a few days in this vicinity last
W. Hedges made a trip to the
We carry a beautiful stock of Wedding
Presents   in   cut   glass   and   silver.
Large assortment of high grade
. Engagement Rings
To suit the purse.
HARRIS, The Jeweler
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I The Fraser Valley Nurseries (
Golden West Soap and
Golden West Washing Powder
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Comprising 52 Acres. Capital $100,000.
We have all kinds of Fruit Trees for sale as follows:
2 Year Old :   5,500 Cherries; 1,700 Apricots; 3,500 Plums; 5,850 Poaches;
800 Crabs ; 7,825 Apples ; 050 Pears.
1 Year Old :-l,600 Crabs; 112,000 Apules ; 2,550 Pears.     100,000  Small
Fruits of all kinds.
We invite inspection We never substitute.
Home-Grown Stock.    No more danger of trees being destroyed at  Port
of Entry. Prices quoted on application. All trees planted in the
Fall which die are replaced free, and in Spring at half price.
G. E. CLAYTON, Director.
F.   J. HART, ���    "
J. J. JONES, President.
C. F. SPROTT, Vice-President.
F. E. JONES, Secretary-Treasurer
Local Agent
P. O. Box 33, Summerland, B. C.
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To obtain this Silverware, all you have to do is to purchase 50c.
worth of Golden West Soap (2 cartons) or Washing Powder;   or
125c.  worth of each,  AND ASK YOUR GROCER for a Silver
i Plated Teaspoon FREE (which is worth at least 25c), then cut out
i the coupon off the two cartons and send them to the Manufacturers
including 2c. for postage, and obtain another Silver Plated Teaspoon FREE.
In this way your
Golden West Soap and  Golden  West
Washing Powder costs you
Address:   Premium Department,
Standard Soap Company, Limited,
Calgary, Alberta.
Galarneau &
When  you   think  of   Building
Look us up.
who have won them the greatest Nickel Plate mine recently with
number af times. They are ccr- small fruit, for which he found
tainly worth the effort. ready sale.
Subscription $1.00 Year.
Wholesale and Retail
Orders by mail promptly attended
BOX 16G   -   KELOWNA, B. C
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Workshop, Ellis Street,
Joiners,   Cabinet   Makers   and   Building
We will be pleased to furnish estimates on any kind of work.    Workmanship guaranteed.


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