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VOL. 3.   No. 13.
PENTICTON, B.C., SATURDAY, OCTOBER 10, 1903.
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THE CANADIAN BANK
OF COMMERCE
INCORPORATE PENTICTON
IIF.AD  Oilier., TORONTO
B. E. WALKER, President
ALEX. LAIRD, General Manager
establishi:n i867
Paid-up Capital, $10,000,000
I Reserve Fund, -    5,000,000
Branches throughout Canada, antl in the United States and England
PfillMTRY QIIQINFQQ livery facility afforded lo farmers and
oUUNIni OUOIWCOO others for the transaction of their
banking business      Sales notes will be cashed or taken for collection.
RAMWIMP RY MAN ^CC0llMls maybe opened by mail, and
DHIimrlU Dl III MIL monies deposited or withdrawn in
this way with equal facility.
Penticton Branch     ��
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J. J. HUNTER, Manager.
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A. B. Campbell. A. E. Kay.      (j)
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Light and Heavy HARNESS
Express and Driving
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COMMERCIAL
Livery, Feed and Sale Stable
DIGNAN and WEEKS, Proprietors.
If you vant a Stylish Outfit, this is the place to come. You can always
get teams just when you want them. We make a specialty of keeping
good horses, safe rigs, carrful drivers and also saddle and pack horses.
We are also putting in Hay and Grain for sale, and as we buy for cash
we get the best rates and our patrons get the benefit.
Special  Attention To The  Wants Of  Commercial  Men.
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Penticton Stage and Livery
Stables.
Stage CoririeCta W'th Steamer "Okanagan" at Penticton, with Great Northern
Railway at Keremcoi., and with stage to Hedley and Princeton. Leaves at fi a.m
Pianos and Furnitufe moved to all points,  and a general Draying
Business transacted.
SatMle and Pack Horses.
Top Buggies, Four-horse Rigs for Commercial Men.
W. E. Welby, Prop.       Penticton.
Penticton Store
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(j- Alfred H. Wade, Prop.
Dry Goods, Gent's Furnishings, Boots and Shoes, Groceries
and General Merchandize of all Sorts
A o-pnt for    GIANT P0WDER co-
Agent ior    okanagan flour mills co.
Goods delivered through the town. Prompt attention to orders.
PENTICTON,
B.C.
Most Enthusiastic Public Meeting
in History of Town.
Somewhat over a hundred citizens, among whom were a goodly
number of ladies, turned out to
the public maeting held in Steward's hall on Thursday evening
when the subject of the incorporation of Penticton into a city
or district municipality was discussed.
J. R. Mitchell as president of
the Board of Trade and W. J.
Clement as secretary were respectively made chairman and
secretary of the meeting, the
meeting having been called under the auspices of that organization. To open the meeting,
the chairman called upon the
secretary to read some correspondence which he had had with
the various incorporated localities
in the district upon the subject.
Mr. Clement then read letters
from the municipal clerks of
Summerland and Kelowna, the
mayor of Vernon, and the clerks
of Armstrong and Enderby. The
letters dealt with the advantages
of incorporation, taxation and
other important questions. The
rate of taxation proved to be
much lower in the places incorporated as district municipalities.
D. W. Crowley, of Kelowna,
was then called upon and gave
some very valuable information,
expressing his opinion that it
would be better to organize as a
district municipality. Kelowna
was a city municipality and the
taxes which were now 22 mills
on the dollar were beginning to
prove a burden. The installing
of a water system was also going
to cost much more than had been
figured on.
W. H. T. Gahan next gave an
address upon the importance of
organization, in his remarks
favoring incorporation as a city
municipality. He was followed
by W. T. Shatford, who spoke
very forcibly in favor of organization as a district, rather than
a city municipality, stating that
it was a greater not a smaller
Penticton that was wanted.
Space will not permit, at the
hour of writing, the setting forth
of the numerous points advanced
by the various speakers, but a
marked enthusiasm characterized
the meeting throughout. Short
speeches were given by Messrs.
Guernsey, Mutch, Nesbitt, Wade,
Stevens, Wilton, White, Miss
Fowler, Messrs. Cleland, Estabrook, Weeks, Mitchell. Eraut,
Main, Baker, and Murk, all of
whom favored organization into
a district municipality. Mr.
Miller wanted to know how incorporation would effect taxation
for school purposes, and Capt.
Stevens asked for an explanation
of the differences between the
terms, city, city municipality,
and district municipality. These
questions were answered by
Messrs. Crowley, Shatford and
Clement.
The following resolution was
then put to the meeting with
Messrs. Guernsey and Mutch as
mover and seconder: "That this
meeting is in favor of incorporating Penticton as a rural municipality, and that a committee be
appointed at this meeting, consisting of Messrs. Shatford, Mitchell, Clement and Wade to take
the necessary steps for incorporation." A standing vote, of
property owners only, was taken
which showed 68 in favor of the
motion.
The meeting then adjourned.
C. P. R. Strike Ended.
Ottawa, Oct. 5. -The Department of Labor received a telegram this morning from Bell
Hardy, organizer for the Canadian Paciiic strikers, as follows:
Winnipeg, Oct. 4. The employees of the Canadian Pacific
Railway Company have decided
to accept the award of the Conciliation Board.
Winnipeg, Oct 5. The strike
of the Canadian Pacific mechanics came to an end yesterday.
The conditions of settlement
are :
The representatives of the men
are to wire the Labor Department at Ottawa this morning accepting the majority report of
the Board of Conciliation.
The strike is to be called off
separately for the Eastern and
Western Divisions, thus conceding the point contended for by
the C. P. R. management that
the East and West are separate
divisions.
TheC. P. R. is to "use all
reasonable means to find employment and to prevent discrimination against the men."
The strikers will return to
work on Wednesday morning.
Montreal, Oct. 5. -Vice-President McNicoll of the C. P. R.
said to-day:
"We had a despatch from
West last night saying that
strike was going to be called off,
but have not yet had any official
information that it has been
called off. Still we are satisfied
that arrangements to that end
have been made, because the despatch comes from our own
people. It will probably be an
hour or two, therefore, before
the strike is officially declared at
an end. In the event of its being
called off, the heads of various
departments will be able to employ a large percentage of the
strikers."
Asked as to what would happen
to the men brought out from
England, Mr. McNicoll said that
the company would, of course,
live up to the terms of its agreement with them, adding that
most of them were engaged under a three months' charter.
ODDFELLOWS WELCOME
Special Meeting Held to Receive
Grand Master, Followed by
Banquet at B. C. Hotel.
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Local and Personal
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The Penticton. Liberal Association will hold a meeting on the
evening of Tuesday, the 13th
inst. in the office of the S. C.
Smith Lumber Co.
Peachland Horticultural Library.
There have been added recently to the Peachland Reading
Room library several new books
on horticulture and kindred topics. The following are now on
hand:
"Fertilizers," by Voorhees;
"Irigation and Drainage." by
King; "Small Fruit Culturist,"
by Fuller; "Principles of Plant
Culture," by Gaff; "Fungi and
Fungicide," by Weed; "Irrigation for the Farm, Garden and
Orchard," by Stewart; "Soiling"
by Peer; "Fertilizers and Feeding Stuffs," by Dyer; "Peach
Culture," by Fulton; "Economic
Entomology" by Smith; "Insects
Injurious to Fruits," by Saunders; " The New Egg Form,"by
Stoddard; "Farm Conveniences;"
Fumigation Method," by Johnson; "Diseases of Swine," by
Mcintosh; "Manures, How to
Make and How to Use them,"
by Sempers; "The Dairyman's
Manuel" and "The Shepherd's
Manuel," both by Stewart; "The
Pruning Book," "The Principles
of Vegetable Farming," "The
Soil," "The Principles of Fruit
Growing," all by Prof. Baillie;
"Celery for Profit," by Greiner;
"The Illustrated Strawberry Culturist," by Fuller; "Cabbages
and Caulifl Avers," by Gregory;
"Book-Keeping for Farmers"
by Prof. Atkeson; and a large
collection of Government Bulletins, reports and Journals.
On Thursday last the local
lodge of Oddfellows held a | Pert^
special meeting to receive a visit
from Grand Master Fulton, of
Ladysmith, who is making an
official tour of tho lodges of the
province. Nearly all members
in this locality were present,
while several came down from
Summerland to attend the function.
After the lodge was opened
and the Grand Master introduced, the brethren present were
treated to an inspiring address
from Bro. Fulton. His address
dealt principally with the progress of the order throughout
the world, and especially in B.C.
The practical application of the
principles of the order to everyday life was clearly set forth by
the Grand Master in his reference to the recent fire at Fernie.
He told how, that after the fire,
the lodge there had wired him
i for assistance, and he had immediately issued an appeal to all
lodges in the province to do
something to assist their brethren and families in their distress.
A prompt and practical answer
to this appeal was the collection
of over $5,800, which was sent
to Fernie and distributed among
the brethren of the order and
their families.
The total membership in North
America is now over 1,800,000,
and the order is growing in
every state and province.
Several of the visiting brethren also addressed the meeting,
after which an adjournment was
made to the dining room of the
B. C. Hotel, where two long
tables, laden with the best of
everything edible that could be
obtained, awaited the visitors.
Ample justice was done by every
one to the good things provided,
and a pleasant hour was brought
to a close by the proposing and
drinking of several toasts,
among them were "The Grand
Master," "Penticton Lodge, No.
51," "Our Visiting Brothers,"
"Our Host," "The Ladies," and
"Noble Grand Bro. Tupper,"
proposed by Bro. J. W. S. Logie,
who spoke of the untiring efforts
of Bro. Tupper in organizing and
building up a lodge of Oddfellows
in Penticton.
The singing of Auld Lang Syne
brought to a close one of the
most pleasant and successful
functions of the kind ever held
in Penticton.
DTW. Crowley, of Kelowna,
spent Thursday night in Penticton.
J. Barker is putting up a cottage on his Echardt Ave.   pro-
returned Tuesday
day's  absence  in
A. E. Kay has bought R. M.
Stewart's cottage on Ellis St.
Weather Report.
Observations at Dominion Government Meteorological Station
at Penticton for the month of
September, 1908 :
��� MAXIMUM MINIMUM
" TEMPERATURE      TEMPERATURE
1 (it!  61J
2 711   'IS
3 71!  45
���1 90   43
!. 76   45
G 77J  44
7 74     14
8 73   -i!)
!i 85   4;i
io 74   48
It. 78   46
12 78   46
13 741  68
14 74  ���  55
16 77J  481
16 72   40
17 (W   431
IK 7:i  40
111 72   39
20 75  44
21 7!)   45
22 64    44
23 69   371
24 51)*  201
25 71   32
2(i 08*  42
27 59J  88
28 54  391
20 661  371
30 74"  51
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The total rainfall was .88.
Subscription $1.00 Year.
W. R. King
after a few
Vancouver.
C. A. C. Steward sailed for
Canada last Friday by the Empress of Ireland.
W. H. T. Gahan returned on
Monday after a short business
trip to the coast.
W. C. Bate and R. Hody, of
Okanagan Falls, were in town
Tuesday evening.
Harvest Thanksgiving service
will be held in St. Saviour's
church on Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Norman Hill returned Tuesday after visiting
friends in Vancouver for over a
week.
The Misses McLellan, of Okanagan Falls, have been visiting
friends in Penticton during the
past week.
J. W. Macfie and W. J Clement returned on Monday after
spending a week in Vancouver
and vicinity.
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Liveslane
and child left on Wednesday of
last week for their home in Moy-
ea, East Kootenay.
R. Anderson will open a restaurant in his block on Smith St.
next Monday. Meals will be
served at all hours.
Rev.  R.   W.  Hibbert left on
Wednesday   for   points in   the
Similkameen.    He   will preach
at Keremeos on Sunday.
R. A. Hewer, R. S. Dormer
and S. H. Bathurst, all of Rainbow Ranch, Okanagan Lake,
were in Penticton Wednesday.
Next Sunday morning Rev. R.
J. Mclntyre, of Summerland,
will preach in the Methodist
church, and Rev. Mr. Baker in
the evening.
Mrs. H. W. D. Smith and
daughter returned on Tuesday
of last week after spending a
few days with Mrs. Fraser in
Armstrong.
The wife and family of E. S.
Lake left on Wednesday for Australia where they will be absent
for probably a year near their
former home.
After about two month's absence, Rev. Thorburn Conn, accompanied by his bride, passed
through to his home in Hedley
on Wednesday.
Martin Burrill, the Conservative candidate for Yale-Cariboo,
will address a meeting of the
electors in Steward's Hall on the
evening of Monday, Oct. 1!).
W. T. Shatford is making extensive improvements in the
grounds at his residence on Fair-
view Road, clearing the ground
of stones and otherwise improving the appearance of the property.
There will be a public meeting
'next Thursday evening in the
Woodmen's Hall to reorganize
the Literary Society. All are invited to attend. It is expected
that the coming winter session
of the "Lit" will be the best in
the history of the organization.
Mrs. Joseph McDonald and
Miss McDonald arrived on Monday from Vernon and have rented the cottage of Thomas Bros,
on Beach Ave. It is understood
that Mr. McDonald is soon to
take in hand the dredging of
Okanagan River, being at present engaged by the Dominion
government at work on Long
Lake near Vernon. THE PENTICTON PRESS, PENTICTON, B.C. OCTOBER 10, 1908.
THE PENTICTON PRESS
ISSUED    EVERY    SATURDAY   AT
PENTICTON, B.C. BY
W. J. CLEMENT.
Subscription $1.00 Per Year in
Advance.    Foreign, $1.50.
Advertising Rates:
Transient Advertisements���Not exceeding one inch, one insertion, 50c.;
for each additional insertion, 25c.
Lodge Notices, Professional Cards, &c.
$1.00 per inch, per month.
Land and Timber Notices���30 'lays, $5;
60 (lays, $7.
Legal Advertising���first insertion, 10
cents per line; each subsequent insertion, 5c. per line.
Reading Notices in Local News Column
16c. 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.
PEACHLAND.
Mrs. Pollard and children, who
have spent the summer in Winnipeg with Mr. Pollard, returned
home Saturday the 26th ult.
Mr. H. Logan, having spent
the vacation with his parents
here, left the beginning of last
week for Winnipeg, to continue
his studies at Manitoba  College.
Miss Seaton, entertained her
friends at her home Monday
evening, prior to leaving for a
lengthy holiday with relatives at
Cochrane, Alta.
Mr. LeQuesne and family have
rented Hamilton Lang's cottage
for the winter.
Mr. and Miss Mallet, of Brandon, were guests at the hotel
Monday, the 28th ult., and went
on to the lower lake points the
following evening.
Mr. McCutcheon, of Winnipeg,
was the guest of his sister, Mrs.
A. Towne, for a few days last
week, and was accompanied by
Mrs. Towne to Summerland and
Naramata, where Mr. McCutcheon owns property.
Geo. Needham sold his six acre
orchard and house, which is
known as the old Bennett place,
to A. W. Angus, and the property will be occupied immediately
by Mr. Angus' mother and sister
who recently arrived from Edinburgh.
Messrs. Arbuckle and Williams
while on the survey cut themselves bably while chopping, but
are progressing, though slowly,
under the care of Dr. Nash.
We are all pleased that Master
Herbert Vivian, who has been
suffering from typhoid for the
past number of weeks, is able to
be up.
The Peachland Reading Room
began its fifth season on the 1st
of October.   The room has proved
itself a most valuable asset in J
the community and is now a recognized institution.    It is comfortably furnished and is supplied
with   local    newspapers,    coast
dailies,   eastern    weeklies    and
several  English,   American  and'
Canadian magazines.     There is
also a carefully selected library
covering all the ordinary lines of
literature:   biography,    science,
travel, history, fiction, etc.     In
addition to the library owned by
the society there will  be a  loan '
library from  McGill  University,
Montreal,   and   one   from    the!
Provincial Government at  Victoria.    It is hoped that during
the present season  about $60.00
worth of new books will be added.
The total estimated expense for j
the year is $175.00.   This amount j
will be raised by voluntary sub-
scriptions.   The room is open to!
the public practically all the time
and the library is open to sub- j
scribers of at least $2.00.
H. Hardy spent Sunday in
Naramata, the guest of Dr. and
Mrs. Lipsett.
The many friends of Principal
Murray regret to learn that he is
suffering from an attack of
typhoid. He is being well cared
for in the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Douglas.
L.   Gadboat,   traveller  for  T.
Ryan, the Winnipeg shoe firm,
was the guest of Mrs. A. Towne,
Wednesday and Thursday.
C. G. Elliott very ably filled
the Methodist pulpit Sunday
evening in the absence of the
pastor. J. J. Nixon, who is taking
in the coast fairs.
Mrs. A. Towne entertained at
a charming tea, Friday afternoon from four to seven, when
about forty-five of her friends
met at her home. During the
afternoon Mrs. Bulyea sang
"Dreaming," Mrs. G. Kellogg
Mitchell, "Why I Love You,"
and Miss McDougald, "In His
Care;" a comic Scotch recitation
was given by Mrs. Mitchell, a
duet entitled "Life's Dream is
O'er," by Mrs. Bulyea and Miss
Babbitt, and a recitation "That
old Mare of Mine," by Miss
Steele. About 5:45 tea was
served, Mrs. (Dr.) Robertson and
Mrs. C. G. Elliott presiding over
a table most daintily arranged
with a display of pure white
asters and chrysanthemums. To
the Misses Callendar, Ferguson
and Gummow was given the
honor of table attendants.
Lieut.-Gov. and Mrs. Bulyea
and party left Tuesday morning
for their home in Edmonton after
spending the summer at their
cottage on the beach. They will
be greatly missed in all circles,
and we are all looking forward
to next summer when they will
be with us again.
sEEsaaffljaB
NEW GO
Newly  Receiv
DIRECTORY.
ALLEN GROVE.
His Excellency, the Governor
General and Party passed through
here on Tuesday last on their
way to Penticton.
Thos. Armstrong has started
placer mining on Sheep Creek
just west of the Indian reserve.
He reports prospects very good.
Mrs. R. L. Allen was the guest
of Mrs. J. S. McDonald of Penticton a few days last week.
L. J. Goodchap and Miss E.
M inning spent Friday last with
W. Smythe Parker and son of
Marron Lake.
H. A. Turner, the assessor,
was through this community
lately on business.
Alex Ford left here on Wednesday of last week for the
coast.
W. J. Farleigh and wife spent
Sunday at Green Mountain
Ranch.
We omitted to mention in our
last items that automobiles are
taking this, the best and shortest road, when travelling between the Similkameen and Okanagan valleys.
COMMUNICATIONS
(Wa do nut hold ourselves responsible for the
opinions of correspondents.)
To the Editor ���( Tun Penticton Press :
Sir,���I wish to refer briefly to
a letter appearing in your paper
of last week regarding the foreshore. It is not my intention to
criticise the letter in any way,
but think before anyone writes
a letter of that kind they should
go carefully into the matter.
Tne section quoted by Mr. W. T.
Shatford has no bearing whatever in the matter, but it is not
my intention to state here the
different sections and acts under
which any one may apply to
obtain the right to lease the
water front.
The point I contend is this,
that any person or company may
have the right to apply for a
lease of the waterfront from
high water mark out into the
lake. Whether the applicant
may go back to the mark where
the water was at the time the
crown grant to the S. O. Land
Co. was issued, or not, I am unable to answer, as I have not
seen the Company's grant.
When on the coast last I interviewed one of Vancouver's leading King's Counsels and after
looking carefully into the matter
he agreed with me that there is
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Boots & Shoes
We have just added to our
stock one of the largest shipments of Shoes we nave ever
received, and we believe at the
present time we are carrying
the largest stock in town.
When in need of Shoes don't
fail to look us up.
Dry Goods & Notions
Blankets, Comforters, a big
range of Pillow Tops with silk
for embroidering same, Children's Bearshin Coats, Muffs, Collars, Children's Toques, Hoods
and Infantees, all sorts of Yarns
for knitting and crocheting, Ice
Wool Squares and a good assortment of general Dry Goods just
received.
Men's Furnishings
Winter Underwear, Shirts,
Sweaters, Socks, etc.
Clothing
We have just received a nice
range of samples of Men's Suitings, Pantings and Overcoatings
for winter wear. Come in and
leave your order for a new fall
suit at Eastern price,"..
Ammunition
Eley's "Grand Prix" Smokeless
loaded shells, all sizes of shot.
32 Rifle, 32 Revolver, 38-55, 303,
30-30, 30-40, and all kinds of 22
rifle cartridges.
CHURCH SERVICES
St. Saviour's Church, Fairview Avenue : Vicar.
Rev. J. A. Cleland. Celebration of Holy Communion the Ut and l.rd Sundays of the month
after il o'clock matins; the 2nd Sunday at 8 a.
m. MorninK prayer at 11 a.m. Evensong at
7:30 p.m.
I're.sbyterian services each Sunday in Steward's
Hall at 11a.m. or 7:80 p.m.    Kev. Jas. Hood,
pastor.
Baptist services each Sunday in Steward's Hall,
at 11 a. m. or 7:30 p.m.     Kev.  A.  S.   Baker,
pastor.
Presbyterian   arid   Baptist    services    alternate,
morning and evening?,
Methodist services in church each Sunday at 11 a.
in.  and  7:."i'l p.m.:   Sunday  School 2:45 p.m.
Prayer meetings 8 p.m. on Wednesday.     Rev.
R. W. Hibbert, pastor.
Young Peoples' Christian Union   meets   in   the
-Mi thodfet church every Tuesday at 8 p.m.
SOCIETIES
A. F. �� A. M. meet in Maaon's Hull, Main St., 1st
Wednesday in f-'ac-h inunih at �� p.m.
W. O. W. meet in Woodmens' Hall. Ellis St.. 2nd
anil lih Saturday in each month at x p.m.
1. O. O. F. meet In Odd Fellows' Hall. Main St..
every Monday al X p.m.
I.. O. I., meet in Woodmen's Hall 2nd am] 4th
Friday in each month at H p. m.
School Board incuts 1st Monday in each month
al 8 p.m.
Board of Trade-Annual genera] meeting, 2nd
Wedneeday in .January of each year. General
quarterly meetlnira, 2nd Wednesdays in Junu-
aiy, April, July and October at �� p.m.
W. R. KING & Co.
'Phone 25.
Ellis Street.
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JUST ARRIVED
Another car of
McLaughlin    Carriages
Also a
Car of Cockshutt  Goods
Comprising the following :���
Adams'   Log   Trucks,   Adams'
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rather than helper! Bim, sue guessea j upon tlie snow, coupled with the light
now long ami lonely aud bitter cold of the slowly growing dawn, made it
teemed tbe way to the laud office. ] possible for tbe girls to follow the
Vet   it    was   something   more   than j travelers'   straight   course   for   miles
The Pioneer of Them All.
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3y  ELEAFO'R  GATES,
Author of "The Biography of a Prairie Girl."
COPYRIGHT.    1906.    BY     McCLURE.    PHILLIPS    fc-    COMPANY.
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the face
He gave
ut
tlie li'.irn-
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Messed tutu
I f   (lie   llsfl'tllll' "I,   I in
< ie lire il glnil I-        Hint si
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;hest prouily and pinned the other
wlt'i a triumphant eye. "Waal, hov
'bout Mebncb and Abednego?" he demanded.
David Bond studied a moment, knitting his brows until their heavy arch-
lugs met in a single hoary line. "I
take their place," he said at last, with
dignity.
Following supper, which Dallas prepared, all gathered before the cheery
blaze. There the evangelist, auxiou*
over the welfare of the people among
whom he had preached and taught,
promptly began to question Squaw
Charley.
"You have not told me of your capture,"  he  said,  "or of the fight that
spired.   Like   Lounslmry,  lie marked
the unusual character of this woman
of the far frontier. But he saw further
than had the younger man: With her
father and sisier she was all Grinoesi
and strength, as if she held herself to
be the mainstay of tlie family, yet
now and then unwittingly she betrayed qualities that were distinctly opposite. Like Lounsbury, too, when he
touched upon the subject of her lifn
it was to inquire if she had spent any
of Its years in a town. lie felt certain
that she had not; at the same time his
belief was curiously contradicted by
her bearing,
"I'll always live on the plains." she
said, having told him of the mesa and
their migration north. "If I left 'cm
for awhile I'd learn things I don't
know now, nnd when I came back
maybe I wouldn't be satisfied with tho
shack or with dad and Marylyn."
"Child,    where   dio    you   gut    that
came before  It    Were you  taken  in   thought?" he asked, astonished
the north���iu the country of the Whit/}
Mother-or in Dakota?"
The Indian nodded.
"Dakota?" v
Swiftly the pariah's whole aspect altered. A momeut before, satisfied an
to food, happy nnd comfortable, ho
had squatted down In bis blanket.
But now. his shoulders bent, his chin
sank to his breast, bis eyes grew dull
and sullen.
"Were you in the Mauvalses Terres?"
queried the evangelist.
Squaw Charley shook his bead.
"On tbe Powder?"
There was a silent assent.
"The soldiers pursued.    Maybe they
surprised you���which?"
To answer the Indian rose slowly.
With one of Lancaster's crutches he
raked out some ashes and leveled them
upon the hearthstones. Next, across
them, stooping and using a finger, be
drew a varying line tbat showed the
trend of a stream. Far up toward its
source, in a bend, he placed bits of
bread from the table to indicate the
lodges of his tribesmen. Slivers from
a stick showed that tbe tepees had
been set thickly In a grove of tall cot-
tonwoods. White beaus, from a filled
pan on the floor near by him, stood
for the warriors that had fought Ills
fingers moved more quickly as uy
means of a handful of corn that Dallas had put in bis leather pouch ho
planted tbe United States troops on
three sides of the lndinn campground
and moved thein forward to the attack.
Adroitly he maneuvered tbe opposing forces, with advancing here und
retreating there, groans when 'the
white men felt the fight too keenly,
low whoops to picture an Indian gain,
little puffs of the breath to betoken
flylug bullets. The onlookers saw the
battle as It raged nbout the tepees.
And the flickering lantern, as Squaw
Charley moved it in a semicircle, told
them that the firing began at daybreak and continued until dark.
All at once he changed tlie picture.
Twelve beans were rapidly counted out
and laid Iu rows, and he mourned softly over these to show that they were
slain warriors. Five kernels of corn���
a line of pale faced dead���were placed
beside tbe bean rows. This doue, be
covered tbe lantern with the grain
sack aud leaned back against tbe logs.
"Aye, aye," cried David Bond sadly,
"twelve braves and five troopers perished! Seventeen souls went to their
Maker to mark the greed of the white
mau aud the yearning to harry off the
red! Why do the Indians uot stay in
peace and quiet upou the lauds set
apart for them and not go abroad
stealing and slaughtering? Why do my
own people uot give buck to their
brothers the country that is .igbtly
theirs?"
Once more Squaw Charley stooped
forward and, resting his weight on one
baud, traced the retiu-n march of the
troopers to a crossing of the Missouri,
where the command had buried its
dead; from there he drew the route
southward to the ferry und Fort Branuon. Here he stuck the splitters In a
circle to picture the stockade below the
barracks. At last, rising, he drew Ills
blauket close about him. put tbe grain
sack over Ills tangled hair and, with a
partiug look toward Dallas and the
evangelist, went slowly out
Perfect quiet followed the pariah's
going. His recital of the conflict, dumb
though it was, had powerfully stirred
the little audience, for as he had proceeded with his crude mimicry the imagination of the others had tilled in
the scenes he could not sketch.
The section boss spoke lirst. Not Incapable of feeling, yet disliking to
show emotion because it might be
counted a weakness, he hastened to
clear the air. "Say, Dallas," he drawled, with a survey of the battlefield, "he
ought t' bad some red Mexican beans
fer his Injuus." But the remark failed
to appeal,
David Bond made a shakedown for
blinsolf beside Lancaster's bunk, using
an armful of hay and the robes and
quilts from his pnug. However, the
fact that he needed rest or that his
couch was ready did not tempt him
from the fire. Lous after his host disappeared behind the swinging Navajfl
blankets he sat by the hearth. And
Dallas .stayed with him, Marylyn'a
sleepy head pillowed in her lap.
The elder girl felt,strangely drawn
to bim. lie returned the.Interest he In-
"l don't know-only my mother
would 'a' been happy in Texas if she'd
been born there. But she wasn't, and
she wanted her old home till She died."
Sho wanted her old home till she
died���it was only a sentence, yet tlie
quiet pathos of it bared to him the
tragedy of that mother's exile.
"Never a great city, daughter." he
advised. "Stay here, menaced by Indians, among rough  men and  women,
these aspects of the journey tbat caused Lancaster to view it unfavorably.
He knew that in another thirty-six
hours, wheu the original applicant's
half year was up. he and uot the other
(Would have the clearer right to the
'quarter section. Therefore he regarded the proposed declaration of abandonment, the canceling of the old en-
[try aud the filing of a new as forms
which need not lie gone through with
hurriedly, since the lirst claimant had
undoubtedly disappeared for cood and
'nil, but which might he attended to
quite as well the coming spring, when
the roads would be open and the days
iwarm. Confident of bis perfect security on the peninsula and possessed liy
a sneaking but denied abhorrence for
irush and discomfort, he rejoiced at delay. So having left his snug bed to
fumble about In the dark for his
'Clothes and. these donned, having loos-
Mi his speech before tbe grateful blaze
In the fireplace, he did not argue fatigue or freezing as an excuse for procrastination, lie passed over these
"ntlier too briefly and enlarged upon
ils safe status as a settler.
"All bosh." he asserted as he Watch-
t>d Dallas and Marylyn busy with
preparations for breakfast. "A hull
regiment of soldiers eonldn' put us
-ffen this Ian', t' say notliin' of a man
���lid ain't done a thing on It sence he
took It up. Ah might jes' as well stay
home."
But he found that Dallas was firm
on the question of Ids going���"bald
Strong," he termed It���and would not
even pause for a discussion. She had
risen early to feed the occupants of the
lean-to, Shadrnch in particular. Next,
with a promise of rest later on, she
had awaked Marylyn. Formerly the
younger girl would have persisted in
questioning her about tbe proposed
Journey and in knowing its purpose.
Now, however, her Interest In it, like
But long after Marylyn  left the win-    r\u.
1 dow  the elder girl  remaiued  outside
! Tbe dun of the east  was painted  out
| With   uprusnlng   waves  of  pink.     The
j stars   sank    back    into    Hie    heavens
, grew smaller and dimmer and. one by
one.   disappeared.      Finally   a   yellow
rind haloed in mist was thrust above
the   level   of   the   prairie.     As   Dallas
greeted it the distant ridge of a snowdrift, rose tinged like the sky. hid the
crawling speck that was the pung.
Ou   his  arrival   behind   David   Bond
Nick   Matthews   had   f I   lhat   lull
pockets  were plentiful  among  Hie  sol
tilery   and   had   promptly   gone   about
'emptying them.    Poon after entering
the Trooper's  Delighl  he sill  down  to
b  chip piled  (able.    Mis quarry  stir
with storms and toil besetting you. but j that in most thiugs, was so small that
never go to a  great city.   It is close ! Bbe   appeared   totally   indifferent  and
oi   progressive   thought,   play-
,l,u.���;mmn..nl���,���,���.t,-   ,..it,,..   (,,   ed to pay the amounts of tlieir
duce immoral scenes to catei  to | ednesi fm.tnwjth t0 th(, ABg)gn
the morbid and depraved  tastes
of the  vicious,   thus   profaning
even the sacred  themes  of the
and dirty and paved, and in it uo man
may fill his luugs with pure air or
touch his feet to (Jod's green earth."
"In cities." questioned Dallas, but in
a low tone, as if she wished no one to
overhear���"In cities do���do the women
dress like me?" She raised herself a
little, though without disturbing Marylyn, so that he might see her plain,
collarless waist and straight, scant
skirt.
He gave her a smile���a smile as rare
and transforming as ber owu. She
had allowed him a glimpse of her suppressed girlishness. "Would that they
did. my daughter." he answered.
"I mean in cities like���like���Bismarck," she said, a trifle consciously.
"Perhaps���some���eh���let me see." He
was perplexed. He saw the eager light
iu her face, saw that for some reason
she was striving to compare herself
with the women or the settled districts
and to learn from him the very thiugs
she had feared might bring dissatisfaction with her life. He did not wish to
teach discontent. He would not tell
on untruth. So he created a diversion
by taking up his ulster aud searching
in a capacious pocket.
"But they���they���don't plow."
David Bond brought forth a limp and
battered Bible. "No." he said; "no.
they���they don't plow."
"Ah!" She looked into the fire. Of
a sudden two memories had returned
���one of the passing musicians, with
their nudging and insolent smirks; the
other of a man who had leaned back
In his saddle nnd laughed���after all.
perhaps not nt her name.
"I���I suppose they're more like Marylyn." she faltered.
The evangelist adjusted his silver
bowed spectacles and smiled down at
her. "And if they are would it worry you. daughter?"
She shook her head slowly and looked away.
He turned his back, so that both lantern und fire light could reach his
pages, and. opening the book at random, began to read. The chapter done,
he turned round and glanced at her
again,    ller face was still averted.
lie rose to retire. She put Marylyn
gently aside nnd rose with him.
Then and not till then did Dallas
think of their dilemma of the morning.
The evangelist's coming and their talk
together had caused her entirely to
forget about tlie trip to the land office.
However, swift on its remembrance,
came a comforting certainty in David
Bond's sympathy and aid. At once
she told lit in of tbe necessity of her
father's going.
"Shadrnch and I will start with him
tomorrow," was his ready response.
He put out a band to part the Navajo
blankets. But an unsliaped thought
made him pause.    "You will be alone."
"Why, we're not afraid."
"Brave girl!" he said. Her confident
answer drove away the moment's
vague uneasiness without its having
taken tlie form or the connection he
might have given it.
"Uood night." she called softly.
"flood night, daughter," he answered, and (he swinging blankets met behind him.
CHAPTER VIII.
HE section boss was thorough-
| ly surprised and not altogeth-
��*>a>Ti er ��"eliKhted at being roused
*��M early the following morning
witli the news that he could start at
once for Bismarck. As Dallas' voice
penetrated the partition he returned
the only reply Ills Icebound mustache
and goatee would permit���a muffled
growl. She did not heur It, yet she
knew how he felt. Tlie previous day,
though a casual observer might have
been misled by his garrulous fretting
over Ben's lameness, she was quick to
note nnd with a pang that secretly he
was relieved. But ber pain at his laxity and indifference was not unmixed
with pity, for to her crippled father,
whose crutches in  the snow hindered
went about her work silently. Despite
the fact that this somewhat revived
Dallas' anxiety over her sister, the
elder girl felt freshly strengthened In
spirit. In all her twenty years of life
uo other morning had like this one
promised her so much happiness.
When the evangelist emerged and,
after a sojourn in front of the hearth,
joined the family at table Lancaster
pined to ask him what he thought Of
their braving the elements foolishly.
Not that the section boss esteemed his
aged guest. On the contrary, Dallas'
evident interest in the stranger had
stirred the unnatural jealousy In her
father's wizen brain. Already he
hated David Bond and had him set
down for a crank. But Dallas needed
a lesson. It was all very well for her
to do the outside duties as if she were
a man. That did not privilege, her to
ride rougnshod over nis opinions or to
rule affairs in general with a heavy
hand. However, he found uo opportunity for questions. She, reading impatience aud mutiny in her father's every
glance, kept up throughout the meal
an unwonted flow of talk.
"Dad," she said, covering his plate
with a crisp, hot cake for the dozenth
time, "I haven't told Mr. Bond all
about the claim���all the reasons why
we want him to take you to Bismarck"���the section boss grunted at
the "we"���"so you please tell him ns
you're going along. And don't let your
coat get unbuttoned or your ears froze.
I lien ted some big rocks for the bottom
of the sleigh nnd some little ones for
your pockets. You'll both weigli so
much that Shr.drach can't run nway If
he wants to, and you can't fall out
Into a drift."
Not a word from the others checked
her cheery stream of comment. However, breakfast past nnd Dallas in the
lean-to, David Bond managed to make
n declaration. It was when he saw
Lancaster take down the Sharps from
Ils pegs by the mantel. "That should
ftay behind," he said, touching tlie rifle. "We are leaving your helpless
girls nlone. At least they should have
lomething for defense."
Lancaster instantly agreed, observing to himself that the evangelist after
nil had some common sense. "Shore,"
he replied. "Ah'll put th' gun back au'
we'll lake yourn."
But he wns corrected with severity.
"I curry no weapons, sir." said David
Bond.    "1 stand for pence."
"Then th' gnu goes," declared the
lection boss. "Th' gals wns nlone before 'tbout It. They wns no snow on
th' groun' then an' a heap more chance
of some oue eoinln'. They nin't no
danger. An' ef Ah take th' gun meblie
Ah c'n git a deer on th' way back.
We need th' meat."
The evangelist considered a moment.
"Very well," he snld, "but I would nd-
vise differently."
"Ah, shucks!" retorted the other,
struggling willi his cont.
A moment later his irritation was Increased. At the suiue time the visitor
unknowingly covered himself forever
wilh suspicion. Through the frosty air
and the darkness rnug out the first
trumpet blast from Brnnnon, aud, us
If totally unconscious of the nction,
Dnvid Bond reached up nnd bared ids
head.
"1 love thnt summons," he said. "It
bids our good lads wake aud do their
duty."
Lancaster was not unmindful of the
courtesy due a guest. But any reference to patriotism wns offensive, and
lie hnd been pnrticulnrly provoked.
So behind tho brond shoulders of tho
other he disdnlnfully turned up his
nose.
They were off nt Inst, with Marylyn
watching them from a window and
Dallas walking alongside for a few
rods to sny goodby nnd to pnt Shad-
rach's bony white Hanks encouragingly. Morning wns stealing up the dun
enst, yet overhead the stars were shin-
iusr.   And their near radiance, reflected
Jib!
e.
bul   Mr.   Bennett   has
o: the coining of Christ, His
eruc.rixiori and resurection, true
t) Bible history, true to all the
details of our dear faith. Others
hive sprung up in imitation, but
t'lpy were irreverent and impure
rounded him. And there he slaved , j t, f jj j j ,
Ihroughoul the long night, wide awake.  ' ' ���'
sharp willed, unwearied, adding to his
heap of colored- disks, honestly and
otherwise. N'ol until reveille, a clnr
Ion warning, scut his fellow players
scurrying hack across the river did he
put Ins cards ime side and throw him
self down, fo,*, though a couflrmed
night hawk, he needed a short nap to
prepare for some business that lay he-
fore him.
"Babe," a direct contrast to his brother, being thick necked, stumpy and
dark, had not failed to gnrner ttft
share of the rich harvest From Irs
station behind the long counter, which
was made of lour heavy planks supported on barrels at either end. he
had poured strange mixtures Into beer
mugs and exchanged them for good
government coin. When lie wns not
performing liis part us bartender he
was scraping lily timed tunes upon n
fiddle.
It was he who wns left in charge
when shortly nfter noon his brother
awoke, swallowed some whisky nnd
armed himself with n brace of pistols.
Then, with no word to tlie few loungers in the saloon, the latter set out.
following the road that led up the river to the ferry landing. At tlie cut
he climbed the bank at a leisurely
puce and continued his way eastward,
making straight across the snow toward the squat shack of the Lancaster.
His approach was instantly marked.
Marylyn was once more at her post
studying the square landscape framed
Clarence Bennett's "The Holy     NOTICE is hereby given that The
is   trip   first-   and   onVinal , Okanagan Nursery Company, Limited,
is tne nrst ana original i    body corporate duly   incorporated
John the Baptist play. It is the under the Companies' Act, with its reg-
nnlv rmp   flint   his   hppn   a   real   istered office at Penticton in the county
only one tnat na.s Deen a reai if yal^ nas by deed of assif?nrnent,
success. All others are mere made in pursuance of the Creditors'
��� mitatinne Tt is trip nnlv nnp Trust Deeds Act, 1901, and amending
imitations, it is tne only one ac^ dated Hie 22nd day of September,
that tells the beautiful old Bible 1908, has assigned all its personal pro] -
hiafainr wrirVi a onin'tnf rovoronrp  erty< real  estate,   credits  and  effects
History witn a spnitot reveience whk,n may be sejzed and gold um|er ex
and devotion.    The only one that ecution,  to William Frederic Hunter
narrates the pure,   simple story ^inton' of-Pen��cton-.accountant, for
general benefit of its creditors.
A meeting of the creditors will be
held in the room over A. H. Wade's
store at Penticton, at K o'clock in the
afternoon of Monday, the fifth day of
October, 1908, for the giving of directions with reference to the disposal of
the estate.
NOTICE is hereby further given that
all creditors aud others  having  claims
against the estate are required   to   tile
the same with the Assignee on   or  be-
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^   fore the 2l)th day of October, 1908, with
wrights and theatrical managers full particulars'of their claims duly
Hiinb it nooaoaoTO fne th���   finnn     verified, and ihe nature of the securi-
trnnk it necessary tor tne nnan- tleB) if anv held by them    AM parfcjeg
cial success Of a   play,    to   illtlO-   indebted to the said estate are request-
'r  indebt-
  lee.
AND NOTICE is hereby further
given that after the 20th day of October, 1908, the Assignee will proceed to
distribute the assets amongst the creditors of whose d"bts and claims he shall
then have had notice, and he will not
or  the  assets or any
proved, bevond a  doubt,   that   a I be responsible  for  the  assets or
,00,1, pure and beautiful religious j {ffi^ftB^WgtfS
drama can  win  great   financial have then received notice,
and artistic triumph and  lasting
success, as this  wonderful  play
has already made a small fortune
for its author.    Steward's Hall,
Penticton, Oct. 29th.
CLEARANCE SALE
At reasonable figures for cash or approved notes:-l Work Team, 2,800 lbs.;
1 3-year-old Filly, about 1,100 lbs.;
A'agon and Rack, Disk and Tooth Harrows, Cultivator and sundry agricultural tools and implements.
VV. F. 11. SWINTON,
13-2 Penticton.
ADMINISTRATOR'S  NOTICE.
"IP/to cult- it be.'" she usIieU.
by a window.    When he made a quick-
figure on  that  la...Is-j-;;:��� sL.��- s.,w  him
and called to Dallas.
"Here's some one coining,' she an
nouueed. inwardly glad it the possibility of diversion.
Dallas hurriedly joined her. "Who
can it be?" she asked.
The door was unboiled, the other
window not fastened. Yet so far were
her thoughts from molestation that she
left them so.
"Going to ask him In?" questioned
Marylyn.
"Not till I flud out who be is."
They fell silent, conjecturing.
When Matthews reached the drift
before tlie shack lie hailed and signaled for them to open their window-
That attitude toward them clearly he
did not expect a welcome at once
roused Dallas' suspicion.
"Marylyn," she said, making as If to
obey their visitor, "draw the bolt of
the door."      ,
The younger girl, quick to be alarm
ed. Instantly did as she was told, and
Dallas then shoved the sash aside
Both girls looked I'roiTi the opening.
With all Matthews' hostile inicni it
must be said that the moment found
him disconcerted. He had learned oil
arriving that tbe seel Ion boss hud two
daughters. The news did not alter his
determination one whit, Had any one
(Tn he  c<> Uinui'il.)
IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE
OF JOHN DAY, DECEASED.
NOTICE is hereby given that in pursuance of an order made herein in the
Supreme Court of British Columbia, on
the 24th day of September, 1908, Edward Thomas Day of Penticton, B. C,
was appointed administrator of the estate and effects of John Day, deceased,
who died at Penticton, B. C, on the
tenth day of August, 1908.
NOTICE is also herehv given that all
parties having any cai s gainstthesaid
���state of the said deceased must send
in their claims duly verified, on or before the first day of November, 1908,
;o the said Edward Thomas Day, of
Penticton, B. C, after which date the
said estate will be dealt with by the
said Edward Thomas Day in due course
if administration, having regard only
o the claims sent in prior to the said
irst day of November, 1908.
Dated this 28th day of September,
A. D. 1908.
W. H. T. GAHAN,
Solicitor for the said Administrator,
12-tf Penticton, B. C.
NOTICE
Take notice that II. Harlow, of Penticton, mason, sixty days after date
intends to apply to the Honorable Chief
Commissioner of Lands and Works for
n lease of the following foreshore, viz.:
Commencing at Northwest corner of
lot 8, block 39, Penticton, Yale District,
thence Northerly 340 feet; thence East
210 feet; thence Southerly 471 feet;
'.���ontiiiiiing 1.7 of an acre, more or less,
for a cement factory.
10-9 II. HARLOW.
September 12, 1908.
Dated at Penticton this 22nd day of
September, 1908.
W. F. H. SWINTON,
Assignee.
NOTICE.
TAKE NOTICE that I, Henry Murk, of Penticton, barber, and owner of Lot 1. Block 39, according to registered map 513 deposited in Lund
Registry Office in Kamloops, B.C., intend to apply
for permission to lease the foreshore and submerged land in front of said lot only, described as
follows:
Commencing at a post planted at northwest
corner of Lot 1. Block 39, Map 518, Osoyoos Division. Yale District, deposited in the Land Registry Office in Kamloops, B.C.; thence northwest 364
feet to a post planted in 4 feet of water in front
of above lot, in Okanagan Lake; thence northeast
111.7 feet to a post, planted in 4 feet of water, Okanagan Lake; thence southeast 346 feet to the
northeast post of Lot 1, Block 39. Map 513, Penticton ; thence southwest 65 feet 4 inches to post of
commencement.
HENRY MURK.
Dated ut Penticton. B.C.. August 17. 1908. 8-9
FOR SALE
One dozen Aylesbury Ducks.   Apply,
Box 6, Penticton.
Henrys Nurseries
Now growing in our Nurseries for the
fall trade : ���
90,000 Peach, Apricot, Nectarines, Cherry,
Plum, Prune,  Pear and Apple���in all
leading varieties.
100,000   Small   Fruits.
10,000  Ornamental   Trees in  all   leading
varieties for B. C.
Strictly home grown and not subject to
damage from fumigation.
Stock of Bulbs to arrive in August  from
.Japan. France and Holland.
Bee Supplies, Spray Pumps. Seeds, Etc.
140 page Catalogue Free.
Office, Greenhouses and Seedhouse :-���
3010 Westminster Road,
VANCOUVER,
B.C.
Have You Lands To Sell?
Send all particulars, and your most liberal terms.
We have a select list ��>i' Old Country and Ontario
buyord for fruit, farm, and ranch lands.
Q. S. LAWRENCE
liaS Portage Ave..
10-4 Winnipeg. Man.
NOTICE
Notice is hereby given that we will
prosecute any person or persons found
trespassing or hunting without permission upon our properties at Three Mile
Creek. ('. W. JOHNSON,
M. C. KENDALL,
10-iat JOHN STRUCT.
Pentictin, Sept. 17, 1908.
D. W. Crowley
&Co.
Wholesale and Retail Butchers
Goods Delivered to any part of  the
Town on Tuesday, Thursday
and Saturday.
WE GIVE OUR PROMPT ATTENTION TO
MAIL ORDERS
J. P. PARKINS, Manager.
NOTICE
FOR SALE
Business bbek on Main Street; two
storey wilh two compartments downstairs and hall upstairs, $2,500. Lot (>3,
seven and one-half acres on Fairview
Road, $2,200. J. D. McDonald,
12-tf Potlatch, Idaho.
CLEARING SALE
OF
HOOTS iSi  SHOES
AT  COST
H. OLIVER
Notice is hereby given that 60 days
af er date 1 intend to apply to the Hon.
Chief Commissioner of Lands and
Works for a lease of the following foreshore, vi/.. :���- Commencing at the N. W.
corner of Lot 2, Block 89, Penticton,
Yale District, thence northerly 345 feet;
thence east (ill feet; thence southerly
331 feet; thence west (50 feet; containing .49 acres, more or less.
IL J. MOORE.
September 4th, 1908. 9-9
NOTICE
Notice is hereby given that 60 days
after date I intend to apply to the Hon.
Chief Commissioner of Lands and
Works for a lease of the following foreshore, viz: ���Commencing at the N. W.
corner of Lot 4, Block 39, Penticton,
Yale District, thence northerly 881 feet;
thence east 120 feet; thence southerly
340 feet; thence west 120 feet; containing .9 acres, more or less.
HENRY CONNER,
i September 3rd, 1908. 9-9
M  C. KENDALL, (1. R. MASON.
Notary Public.
Kendall & Mason
REAL ESTATE AGENTS
Large blocks with good water
rights, from $10.00 per acre.
One acre on Main Street, on
reasonable terms.
Fire Insurance with only the
best Companies:
Phoenix of London,
Liverpool & London & Globe,
Royal, Canadian,
Union, British America,
Atlas, Guardian.
Harris
nursery co.,
Penticton.
Beautify your lot with some
of our shade trees.
We have Elm, Ash, Maple,
Catalpa, Mulberry, Black Walnut, and Ash Leaved Maple.
Some perennial shrubs and
apple trees left. THE PENTICTON PRESS, PENTICTON, B.C., OCTOBER 10, 1908.
(Continued from page 2)
nothing whatever at present to
prevent anyone from applying
for a lease of our waterfront
from high water mark, and if
the applicant has the influence
and pull with the government
the S. 0. Land Co., or any one
else, has no power whatever to
stop him, for the only right the
Company has to the foreshore, I
am informed, is what they have
under their crown grant.
I quite agree with Mr. Shatford that the beach from Martin
St. to the Okanagan River should
be kept open to the public, and
it is for that reason I am taking
such an interest in the matter.
If the S. 0. Land Co. had leased
the waterfront everything would
be perfectly safe, but the way
the matter stands at present it
belongs to the crown and the
crown may lease it to whoever
they see fit.
Yours truly,
W. H. T. Gahan.
Penticton, B. C, Oct. 7th,   1908.
To the Editor of The Penticton Press :
Our political parties muster
their forces for another trial of
strength. On the platform and
through the press opposing views
will be urged upon the electorate
in terms logical and otherwise,
truthful and the reverse. For
though there will be much truth
employed both in attack and defense, the charges and countercharges which the contestants
fling at each other cannot all be
true.
As this is a time when startling experiments are being made
in science, in sociology and in
government surely it might well
fit the occasion to make a new
departure in choosing our legislators by basing the whole procedure on plain truthful statement of established fact in the
light of calm reason.
True, a fight is on, and people
in politics, as elswhere, do not
"make war with milk and the
water of roses." Hard hitters
will be in demand, hard blows
will be given, and when all is
over the combatants, "like gallant gentlemen" will meet each
other with undiminished courtesy.
But unqualified condemnation
of each party by the other places
public affairs in a pitiable position before the people at large,
while placing our system of government in a false light before
less favored nations. The
thoughtful elector must surely
put to himself such queries as
this:"If half the charges brought
against the present government
are true is not the country in sore
need of honest administration ?
If half the counter-charges flung
back at the opposition be proven
where shall we look for faithful
and able men to replace our
present rulers if we turn them
out?"
Meanwhile, in far away Turkey, Persia, India, ancient peoples are asking for self government framed on British models.
Is it then the part of patriotism
to discredit our free institutions
before the world at home and
abroad by exhibiting the bitterness of party rancour at a time,
of all others, when the electorate,
the final court of appeal, should
bring a calm judicial mind to the
discharge of its most important
and sacred duty?      Norland.
Don't Keep Hens
but make the hens keep you by
using a reliable egg food.     I.
Kent has purchased from one of
the   leading  poultrymen   in  A-
merica a valuable recipe for egg
food.   This food has been on the
market for twenty years and has
given   general   satisfaction    to J
those who have used it through-!
out the United States and Can-'
ada.     The  same   people   have
bought it year after year because
it has proven to be  the  most
profitable  egg  producing   food
they   have   found,   by   keeping
their hens laying all winter when
eggs are  high;   and  when  this
food   is  given   breeding   fowls
The Southern Okanagan Land
Company, Limited
LANDS
Our Irrigation system having been completed for
the Lake Skaha benches we are now offering under this
water system some 300 acres in five and ten acre tracts,
at $100.00 to $150.00 per acre.
On the Penticton benches we still have for sale
irrigated about 160 acres, at from $100. oo to $125. oo per
acre. All our bench lands are admirably adapted for
fruit.
On the Penticton fiats we have open clean meadow
suitable for small fruits, vegetable and hay, at $150. oo
per acre.
Uncleared land suitable for fruit (but stoney and
wooded) $5o.oo to $loo.oo per acre.
Uncleared land quite free of stone, suitable for
hay or garden stuff, $loo.oo per acre.
Terms on all the above one quarter down, one
quarter each year with interest at 6 per cent, on deferred
payments.
ACRE LOTS
In Penticton and on Okanagan Lake Beach $3oo.oo
to $45o.oo.       On Lake Skaha Beach $4oo.oo.
TOWN LOTS
We have a great many excellent buys in town
property (business and residential). Anything we show
you will advance in value 5o per cent, within a year.
Get in now, you can make money and take no chances by
purchasing our lands.
FRUIT LAND FOR SALE
J.R.
MITCHELL'S
Bargain
List
10 Acres, 1 1=2 Miles from Town, about 3 acres planted in spring
1907, trees two years old.   Price, only $1,600.   Fenced.
10 Acres, 1 mile from town; over 300 trees in third year, will be
in bearing next year; peaches, cherries, apples, plums, &c.
Price, only $2,200.   Fenced.
18 Acres, 10 below main ditch ; 8 acres planted, in 3rd year; a
very choice property.   Only $3,800.   Fenced.
18 Acres, 10 below main ditch; 9 under good cultivation. Only
$3,ooo.   Fenced.
14 Acres, 10 below main ditch; 5 1=2 acres planted, 232 peaches,
6o apricots, 226 cherries, 17 apples, one year. A choice lot.
Only $3,5oo.
40 Acres in block or lot, for hay or small fruits ; very central
at very low price.
10 Acres on Main Street, good hay land, only $2,100.
OFFICE,
PENTICTON, B. C
their eggs have shown better
fertility and chicks hatched from
them have been more hardy.
This food is now made at the
"Lake View Poultry Yards."
Try it. Money refunded if not
satisfactory.
Spray Mixtures!!
As recommended by the Provincial Fruit Inspector, in r on-
centrated form, in 1, J, ao j J
gallon cans, with full cKrec'Jons
for use. These mix turaj are
put up by the F,. C, Soap
Works Co., Victoria, in conformity with th/j formulas recommended by the Provincial
Fruit Inspector. The undersigned has bf en appointed sole
agent for tb-.-se goods in the
���Penticton district and ivill
have a full supply of Win u.er
Spray and Whale Oil Soap in
stock in time for winter spra >-
mg.
For particulars apply to        j
J. A. NESBITT,
Ellis Street,
e hf^wy*^ ��y^w�� tt ��^�� tzt ^^ o ^^ tt ��^fc. ����-^*fc.��^q
l FRUIT GROWERS ATTENTION!)
*  *
������' ������������ ��
/ The Fraser Valley Nurseries f
LIMITED
BURNABY LAKE
Comprising 52 Acres. Capital $100,000.
We have all kinds of Fruit Trees for sale as follows:
2 Year Old :   5,500 Cheiries; 1,700 Apricots; 3,500 Plums; 5,850 Peaches;
800 Crabs ; 7,825 Apples ; 950 Pears.
1 Year Old:-l,600 Crabs; 112,000 Apples ; 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.
Sale  of   Mineral   Claims  for Unpaid Taxes in the
Kettle River Assessment District, British Columbia.
I hereby give notice that on Monday, the 2nd day of November, 1908, at
the Court Mouse, Fairview, B. C, at the hour of ten o'clock, in the forenoon, I
shall sell by Public Auction, the Crown Granted Mineral Claims hereinafter set
out, for the delinquent taxes thereon, as set out in the list herein, being unpaid
at this date, together with the costs and expenses of advertising, unless the
amount due is sooner paid :
Niimi' of person
assessed
Nanii' of Claim
Lot
Number
Taxes Duu
CoHtS
Total
Amount
Due
J. J. JONES, President.
C. F. SPROTT, Vice-President.
F. E. JONES, Secretary-Treasurer.
G. E. CLAYTON, Director.
L. C. HILL,
F.   J. HART,
Local Agent
JOHN STEUART
P. O. Box 33, Summerland, B. C.
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Fayette Harris	
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British Lion Gold Mini
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Fairview, B. C, October 2nd, 1908.
13-4
H. A. TURNER,
Deputy Assessor and Collector,
Kettle River Assessment District
hk*-'^.*��-^��~*��"^ta-*��"^����.��s#-^fc-*��-^^����-^fc��*��-��*~*ld
Penticton, B..C.
It Pays to Advertise
E. J. F1NGH
painter, Paperhanger
and Sign Writer
Picture framing a Specialty.
WALL PAPER Carried in Stock.
Box 196.       Main St.
Subscribe for
The Penticton Press
THE
Penticton Dairy
Daily delivery of Fresh Milk to
all parts of the Town.
12 (|UartH for $1.00, cash monthly in advance.
Tickets, 11 quarts for $1.00, cash in advance.
If accounts are run, 10 quarts for $1,00.
H. Nl. McNeill,
Prop.
FALL CiOODS ""&��&*"*-
TO   HAND General     -    Hardware
PENTICTON HARDWARE CO.
NOTICE
Notice is hereby given that we will prosecute
any person or persons found hunting or trespass-
ins upon our properties.
W, M. GILLESPIE,
I). GILLESPIE,
W, .1. GILLESPIE,
Y. C. Kl'I'LEY.
8-18 JOHN I'KAI'IIEU.
FOR SALE.
Motor boat for sale, almost new, Roberts fi h. p.
motor, magneto and, full equipment. Speed 10
miles. Owner callecf away and boat left in my
care to sell cheap. R. R. KEELY,
8-tf Penticton.

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