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iAt. 22
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VOL. 3.   No. 27.
PENTICTON, B.C., SATURDAY, JANUARY 10, 1909.
THE CANADIAN BANK
OF COMMERCE
DEAD OFFICE, TORONTO ESTABLISHED 1867
b. e. walker, president I Paid-up Capital, $1 0.000,000
ALEX. LAIRD, General Macaser | Reserve FlUld, -      5.C00,000
Branches throughcut Canada, and in the United States and England
BANK $iOftTEY ORDERS
IS3   LJ ��.f THE P' CA.'IG RAT!!-:
)1 biiiI iirder      3 cents
Over $5 and not exceeding }10         G cents
"   $:0        " " $iO       10 cents
"   <3J        " " $50       15 cents
These Orders are payable nt par at every office cf a Chartered Bank in Canada
(Yukon excepted), and ;.i Ihu principal bunking points in the United States. They
are negotiable at $4.90 u  li.tr jQ steiling in Great Biitain and Ireland.
They form an excellent rre bed cf rerr.ittirp small sums cf money with safety and
at small cost, and may be obtained without delay. llii
Penticton Branch     =    =    J. J. HUNTER, Manager.
Canned Music.
A. B. Campbell. A. E. Kay.      W/
A Campbell & Kay ��
KILN DRIED LUMBER    b.
Put  in   Your   Flume   Orders
Now.
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MAIN  STREET.
SOME CF OUR PRICES: 1
?1.35 per bag | Eggs 35c. per doz. f
f Sugar
ft Lard 55c. per pail | Eocene Oil $4.10 per case *
4 Wheat Flakes. . ,40c. per pkt j Bacon 22c. per lb. 'j
i Ham 22c. per lb. j Pork 18c. per lb. i
I SAVE COUPONS FOR PHOTOS. S
The Penticton
Large and well assorted stcck.
Call and examine our LOW
cash prices.
REPAIRS :--
Shoes and Harness
Promptly attended to.
F. H. LeQUESNE.
Fire! Fire!  Fire!
Insurance
The London Mutual Est. 1859
And the Anglo - American
Pay Losses promptly  and  cost you
less to insure than any other
companies represented
here.
Saddlery Co'y
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| COMMERCIAL
I Livery, Feed and Sale Stable
\ DIGNAN and WEEKS, Proprietors.
K    It you   /ant a Stylish Outfit, this Is ihe 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 puck horses.
We are also putting in Hay and Grain 1'or 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.
ilm\im)
Penticton Stage and Livery
Stables.
Stage Connects with Steamer "Okanagan" at Penticton, with Great Northerr
Railway at Keremeos, and with stage to Hedley and Princeton. Leaves at 6 a.n
Pianos and Furniture moved to all points,  and a general Drayinp
Business transacted.
Saddle and Pack Horses.
Top Buggies, Four-horse Rigs for Commercial Men.
W. E. Welby, Prop.       Penticton.
r
4Wades Special'Tea
Is specially good Tea.
Try it, and you will agree
with the rest of us.
I A.  H. WADE
Groceries, Provisions, Boots, Shoes, Furnishings
Agent f'>r Giant Powder Co.
Ml
I iTVTTIHH WWWffliflMfafclCi. I
awT.jTH.rgf vTT'sBwirgg.Tg*; i
How dear to this heart is the phonograph's ahg
What fond recollection my memory Btlrl
Sweet Jane docs the  winding and   tarns on the
music,
While I Fit and tell her the tunes T prefer.
Bat O, how it tears my nerve system t > tatters,
O, how It deranges my comfort and bliss,
When Jane idlv slips on an old broken record,
Which reels off a sons  that .sounds something
like this:
"The old oaka-ka-ka���hucka-bufkn-hucka ���
Jr-r-r-r-r-r-r-r bou-wow-wow (crick ucket)
"������, ��� "" (crick, crick, crick ��� oooooo)
That-hunk-k-k (b-r) w-e-1-1.
My stock of canned music I hail as a treasure;
For often when callers appear on the sceno
And topics am scarce, it is truly a pleasure
To bring-out our deur little talking machine.
Time passes quickly and everyone's happy;
The phonngraph pleases till Jane, so remiss.
forgets nbout winding- the works of the treasure,
Which draws out  a tunc  that, goes  something
like this:
"B���eee i-i-i-t eeeeeeeeee���ver s-o
Ha-ha-hum���b-b-b-b-bl���e
"T���h��� e��� rererere. ,a Jl.,0
PI..pi..pi. .place 1. .1. .k. ,c h. .o	
Local and Personal
Miss Simpson, of Ottawa, is
visiting at the home oi" Mrs Brad-
sh iw.
cause you like him or admire his
writing, but because a local paper
is the best investment a community can make. To-day the local
papers are doing work for less
pay  than any   man on  earth.
Wedding Bells.
There took place on Wednesday
last in Mount Pleasant Methodist
church, Vancouver, a double
wedding, one half of which is of
particular interest to the people
of Penticton; for in this ceremony they see one more of their
bachelors stepping over the line
to join the order of the benedicts. On Wednesday morning
at half past ten o'clock, Miss
Hattie Lonsdale Burritt, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Burritt of Mt. Pleasant, Vancouver,
was married to Mr. William
James Clement, editor of the
Press, Rev. Mr. Hetherington
officiating. The Press staff extend their congratulations to
the newly wedded couple and
wish them joy and prosperity
in their married life.
Earthquake Shocks at the Coast.
Considerable excitement was
caused on Monday last at some
of the coast cities by a couple of
earthquake shocks. Vancouver,
Victoria, Nanaimo in B. C. and
Tacoma, Bellingham and Everett
in Washington all report the
shocks as having been felt in
their vicinity. All these reports,
stating that the shock lasted
about 20 seconds give the assurance that no extensive damage
ras done. Dishes shaken from
shelves, cement sidewalks
tracked, evidences of a small
tidal wave in some parts, all go
to stamp the shock as of the
genuine earthquake kind. The
cable connecting Seattle and
Sitka has been put out of commission and gives grounds for
apprehension that the shock has
done greater damage in the cities
in Alaska and the northern district.
The Ice Harvest.
The old adage "Make hay
while the sun shines" can be
translated in the winter time to
"Get your ice up while the
weather is cold;" and many of
oir people during the last week
or so have been living up to this
principle. Men and teams have
been busy transferring the icy
blocks from the water to the
sawdust. We understand that
the ice is in excellent condition,
in some cases being 16 to 18
inches in thickness.
Steel Ordered for V.
Extension.
V.  &  E.
According to word received,
steel has been ordered for the
extension of the line of the V., V.
���ft E. division of the Great Northern railway, from Keremeos to
Princeton, both for main line and
sidings. Delivery will be made
early in the spring, so that this
new branch in the Similkameen
country may be ready for operation early in the coming summer.
A. S'Smith went on Tuesday Patronize your local paper, not
to Vernon, where he will remain as-acharity but as an investment.
for a few days.  :
J.   Knowles   passed   through' Literary Society,
town on Thursday from Victoria1   _. ,      , ���    ,_,  ,,
to his home in Olalla. IL ?ie re*u,ar f the   L,t-   was
! held on lhursday evening with
The regular Presbyterian ser- an unusually large attendance,
vice will be held next Sunday in The regularity of the "Lit."
Steward's Hall at 7 o'clodk. sessions has been greatly broken
Don't forget the dinner and, into during the winter, but the
Bobbie Burns concert on Wed-'large audience on Thursday
nesday evening, the 2<th i.ist.     j evening was evidence that the
The regular   Baptist   service > *eneral interest is sLi11 alive; ancl
will be held in Steward's Hall on
Sunday morning at 11  o'clock.
Miss Helen Bassett of Okanagan Falls, is visiting Mr. and
Mrs. Gillespie, Eilis St. and will
remain for a few weeks.
Wm. Orr arrived home on Friday after a two weeks' trip to
the coast. While away he visited
his former home in Chilliwack.
Armstrong, B. C��� has decided
to buy the electric light plant in
that town at $24,000, the people
being in favor of municipal ownership.
J. W.Jackson, who has been absent for a few months at his former home in Reston, Man., returned home on the Aberdeen on
Thursday morning.
In the absence of Rev. Mr.
Hibbert next Sunday, Rev. Mr.
Hood will conduct service in the
Methodist church in the morning. There will be no Methodist service in the evening.
It is expected that P. Wilford
Jones, secretary of the B. C.
branch of the Canadian Bible Society, will hold a meeting here
on Monday evening in the Methodist church. If this arrangement is made, further announcement will be made on Sunday.
Those interested in the election! Wel��y and ste"te:1 ���� an enJ��y-
of school trustees will notice that |able evening.   They drove about
nominations for five trustees are
to be received on the  Municipal
all that is required to fill the
house is the announcement of a
good lively subject for debate
and a good list of speakers.
The subject of the debate was,
"Resolved that the franchise
should be extended to women."
The affirmative was taken by
Messrs. Mutch, Canning and
MeCormack, and the negative by
Messrs. Gahan, Evans and Miller, the judges giving their decision in favor of the negative.
The critic's report was given by
Rev. Mr. Hibbert.
�� This debate all around compared very favorably with any
debate which has been held this
winter. The debaters were all
in good trim, self-contained and
expressive. If we keep our
"Lit." up to this standard there
will be abundance of benefit derived both by speakers and audience. The subject for debate
next week is, "Resolved that a
professional career offers better
inducements than a business career."
��1.00 Per Year In Advance
PUBLIC NOTICE
PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby givtn
to the electors of tbe Municipality of
1'enticton, that I require the presence
of the said electors at the Court House,
Panticton, on the 18th of January at 12
o'clock noon, for the purpose of electing five School Trustees for the Municipal School District of Penticton.
The mode of nomination of candidates
I shall be as follows :
The candidates shall be nominated in
writing; the writing shall be subscribed
by two voters of the  municipality as
proposer and seconder, and shall be delivered to the Returning Officer at  any
time between  the  date  of the  notice
and 2 p. m  on the day  of  the  notnin-
jation, and in the event of a  poll  being1
! necessary, such poll will bo opened on
j the 25th day of January, at the  Couit
j House. Penticton, of which every  per-
j son is hereby required  to  take  notice
j and govern himself accordingly.
The Board of Trustees for each Mun-
j icipal School District  shall  be  elected
I in the manner hereinafter provided, by
! the votes of the electois possessing the
qualifications prescribed in the  "Municipal Elections Act"   for electors  entitled to vote for Mayor or Reeve, etc.
(Sec. 25, School Act).
Each voter shall be entitled at each
election to as many votes as there are
members of the Board of Trustees to
be elected, but may only give one vote
for any one candidate. (Sac. 26, School
Act.)
Any person who is eligible to vote at
the first election for Reeve and Councillors can be elected to serve as a
School Trustee.
Of the five Trustees to be elected,
three will serve until the Municipal
elections of 1910, and two for two
years.
Given under my hand this 12th day of
January, A. D. 1909.
CHARLES WERE,
Returning Officer.
Sleighing Party.
On Wednesday evening last a
number  of  our  young  people,
about sixteen in all,   having  a
longing for one of the good old
| sleigh drives, secured a rig from
NOTICE
nomination day, Monday next.
Official notice to this effect appears elsewhere in this issue.
Good schools are important and
so are good trustees.
The Greenwood Ledge says
that Duncan Ross, late member
for Yale-Cariboo, with his family, has gone to the coast where
he will reside permanently. Now
that political relationships, as
far as Yale-Cariboo is concerned,
are at an end, all, whether former
friends or foes, Liberal, Conservative or Socialist, will join with ciliation board instead of a tern
the Lodge in wishing Mr. Ross porary affair.   That may be an
the town and outskirts, but the
snow being thin and the travelling hard, they early withdrew
to the home of Mr. and Mrs. A.
���J. Alcock where they spent the
remainder of the evening in the
regular party style.
The LemieuK Act.
The states of California and
Wisconsin have decided to adopt
the Lemieux Act almost in full,
making but few changes from
the Canadian law. The only decided change that has been made
is in making a permanent con-
NOTICE is hereby given that an application will he macle to the Legislative
Assembly of British Columbia at its
next session for an Act to incorporate
The Kettle River Valley Railway Company, with power to build, construct,
maintain and operate a line of railway
of standard guage, to be operated by
steam, electricity, or any other power,
for the carrying of freight, passengers
and express: Commencing at a point
at or near Midway, B. C., thence to
Penticton, by the most feasible route,
a distance of 120 miles, more or less;
and commencing at a point at or near
Penticton on Okanagan Lake, thence to
a point at or near Nicola, by the most
feasible route, a distance of about 150
miles, more or less, with power to construct and operate telegraph and telephone lines, for the purpose of its business, and for the public, with power
to own, use and operate water powers
convenient to the road, for railway and
other purposes, and with such powers
and privileses as are usually given to
railway companies, and with power lo
lease and operate any other line of railway incorporated by tho Province of
British Columbia.
Dated at Vancouver, B. C, this 19th
day of December, 1908.
COWAN & PARKES,
2(5-6 Solicitors for the Applicants.
NOTICE
prosperity  and chunks of it."
Up to the time of our going to
press, very few nominations have
been put in the hands of the Returning Officer. A. II. Wade is
the only nominee, as yet, for
Reeve, L. C. Barnes for Coun
improvement on the Canadian
act or it may not. It may be
better in smaller areas, but it
could not be arranged very well
in a country as large as Canada.
Throughout the United States
there has been a great  interest
cillor and Chas. Carless for shown in Canada's labor legisla-
School Trustee. While the num-j tion, which has been pronounced
ber of nominations are so far by experts sent by President
very few, that does not indicate Roosevelt, to be the most sincere
The Kettle River Valley Railway Co.
will apply to the Parliament of Canada
at its next session for an Act authorizing it to construct a railway from a
point at or near Penticton, on Okanagan Lake, in the Province of British
Columbia, to a point at or near Nicola,
on the line of railway of the Nicola,
Kamloops & Similkameen Coal & Railway Company, in tlie said Province.
E. C. MYERS,
Secretary.
The Kettle River Valley Railway Co.
25-5 Toronto, Ont.
GIRL WANTED.
A girl for general housework ;   good
cook.   Apply between hours 12 and  1.
MRS. E. FOLEY BENNETT,
23tf Ellis Street.
NOTICE
Notien irr hereby irivon thnt w��� will prosecute
nt-y porBon or poruonB found hunting or trespassing upon our properties.
and successsul effort ever made
by any country to solve the labor
any lack of interest on the  part
of the citizens, for we know that
several   papers   are   occupying I question.
space in the pockets of electors, |    The Alberta believes that the
being held in reserve. pending Lemieux Act has been condemned
R-18
W, M. GILLESPIE.
D. GILLESPIE,
W, J. GILLESPIE.
Y. C. KIT-LEY,
JOHN PRATHER.
Jut.t as we go to press we learn
that the mail closes ten hours
earlier than usual. This will explain why this issue is late.
the outcome of the public meeting held last evening.
Speaking of what a newspaper
does for its community, the late
U. S. Senator Davis, of Illinois,
made an address, in which he
said: "Each year every local
paper gives from $500 to $1,000
in free lines for the benefit of
the community in which it is located. No other agency can do
this. The editor, in proportion to
his means, does more for his
home town than any other man,
and in all fairness, man to man,
he ought to be supported, not be-
too  speedily  by  some   of  the
j Western labor leaders, who have
I not given the legislation a fair
and square trial.    It may not be
j perfect, but it is the best labor
j legislation that has   ever been
passed in Canada,   and   it  is  a
long advance   upon   old   conditions,-Alberta.
FOR SALE
Business block on Main Street;   two
storey with two compartments  down-
, stairs and hall upstairs, $2,500.   Lot 6a,
j seven and one-half  acres on   Fairview
! Road, $2,200.      J. D. McDonald,
12-tf Potlatch, Idaho.
NOTICE
District   of
NOTICE
FRUIT TREES-Well-grown stock.
Largo quantity of apple trees for sale,
only few choice varieties grown : also
small stock of ornamental trees. Apply
for varieties and price to Manager,
COLDSTREAM ESTATE CO., Ltd.,
15-tf Vernon, li. C.
Osoyoos   Land   District.
Yale.
;    TAKE NOTICE that T. R. Whitfield,
��� of Summerland, occupation farmer, in-
: tends to apply for permission to pur-
I the following described land :
|    Commencing at a post planted at the
' southwest corner of  Lot ,'{952.   thence.
west 20 chains; thence north 20 chains;
thence east 20 chains;   thence south 2 I
chains to point of commencement,   and
containing 40 acres, more or less.
THOMAS ROBERT WHITFIELD.
Dated 28th December, 1908.
[Subscription $1.00 Vcar, THE TEKTICTON PRESS, PENTICTON, B.C. JANUARY 1C, 1000.
rt'7:'w rjwwacs���
THE PENTICTON PRESS     In thi   repeal  vote  in  which
there were 22 contests, two mun-:
ISSUED   EVERY   SATURDAY AT  [cipalities voted for veneal,  but^
twenty voted to retain local option. Looks as though those who
have had  experience with  this
system   consider that it works:
jit tolerably we'd,   doesn't   it?
PENTICTON, B.C. BY
\V. 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, 2.'ic.
Lodge Notices, Professional Cards, &c.
jl.00 per inch, per month.
Land and limber Notices���30 "ays, $5;
00 day;--, $7.
Legal Advertising - First insertion, 10
cents per line; each subsequent insertion, r.c. per lino.
Reading Notices in Local News Column
15c. per line, first insertion; 10c. pel
line, each subsequent insertion.
Contract Advertisements���Rates ar-
ranged according to space taken.
Ail changes in contract advertise
ments must be in the hands of thi
printer by Tuesday evening to ensun
publication in the next issue.
|  I   I  1 L> 1\ ss
The  Weather.
The recent cold snap has provided a convenient subject oi
conversation. The first thing in
the morning is to inquire the temperature of the night before. All
the towns around have been interested in this question. However, owing no doubt to the competition which exists more or less
between tlie various towns, there
is a temptation to exaggeration
and misrepresentation which
some cannot resist; and for the
time being that good old virtue
called fair play���which is the
Britisher's boast���is by some
completely lost sight of. The
following extract is taken from
a letter which this week came to
this office, written by a responsible party in Peachland. Listen!
"Things are cold here. We have
had it 22 degrees below zero and
a gentleman on the boat says
Penticton is the coldest place on
t'.ie lake so I guess it has been
!��2 or more, lie says yen people
there would not acknowledge it,
bat all outsiders know it." We
are aware that the above extract
was taken from the letter of a
single individual who quoted the
remarks of another single individual; and yet it is an easy
i natter for a report, whether
true or misrepresentative, to
spread from the individual to
the mass.
In considering the question of
the severity of the weather relative to the various towns in this
part of the country, it gives us
considerable pride and satisfaction to be able to say that Pentic-
t >n is the warmest, not the coldest, town on the lake and we will
even extend the comparison beyond the Okanagan to the Similkameen Valley. In support of
this statement we quote from
the various local papers their
own references to the cold register :-
Summerland (Prairie Valley) -16
Kelowna -12
Vernon (by wire) -35
Peachland -22
Hedley -25
Nickle Plate Mine -37;
Olalla -20
Princeton -45
and some of  the   above   towns
have experienced a greater mer-!
curial drop since tlie record:;, as
quoted, were given.
We turn with relief to the
records as given at the Government Station at Penticton, und
find that the lowest point reached
by the mercury was 10 degrees
below zero which occurred on
the nights of the 7th and 11th !
inst. So, comparatively, we're
not so badly off; and in spite of
what "outsiders know," or don't
know, we'll continue to remain
comfortable and cosy in our
little town at the south end of
the lake.
EDITORIAL NOTES.
It is a matter of surprise and
regret to many that such a number of our citizens are not eligible lo run for office in the
Council about to be elected.
There are many who hold their
lecds but have neglected to have
them registered, as required in
the qualifications for candidat-
are. We know that there are
rood men available and they will
probably be brought out; but the
fact remains that another large
lumber is not available. In succeeding years, when the voter's
list is made up on the basis of
assessments, we will have a
larger list of strong men from
| which to select our candidates.
Of course the big subject of
| conversation for the past week
I has been the municipal election
i which is impending; and pros-
! p active voters may be seen wending their way to the court house
11 talk over the matter of eligibility for voting with the Returning Officer.   There seems to be,
however,  considerable   haziness
oi fhe part of some as to who
are eligible for voting.    Perhaps
! a good deal   of   that vagueness
! would be removed if the mystified one would glance at the pub-
j lie notice issued in the Press of
1 last week wherein the necessary
: qualifications are specified. There
is one clause,   however,   which
��� sesmingly is being overlooked by
I some, which reads,  "Who shall,
! before the day of such election,
have applied to the Returning
O i'icer and have had their names
placed on the list of electors for
such election."   The registering
\oi  your   names   is    absolutely
necessary.   The number of citizens who are eligible for voting
are comparatively   few;  and it
would be a deplorable thing if
'some, otherwise qualified, disenfranchise themselves by neglecting to register.    You have until
the day before election  to look
after the matter.
Another cause of trouble is the
definition of the term "freeholder.". This term,  as defined by
1 the Returning    Ollicer,    mears
i such persons as' hold the deeds
! for their property whether such
deed be registered or not; but
the possession of the   deed is
necessary.
!    I
- -z- r�� -i jr ,j��j.
Before taking an inventory we intend reducing our stock t j a minimum.
Everything in
DRY GOODS, GENTS' FURNISHINGS, BOOTS &
SHOES, RUBBER FOOTWEAR, AND
CPOCKFPV
V*/ 2-vV/ <.a ,Vlv i\ 1
Will be greatly reduced in price; also, some lines of GROCERIES will be
cleared out. We intend making this the greatest sale ever known in Penticton, and in order that this shall be accomplished we have made very sweeping
reductions. Below we give a few of the prices, which is convincing proof of
the genuineness of this sale :--
DIRECTORY.
:
CHURCH SERVICES
St. Saviour':-. Church, Fairview Avenue ; Vicar.
Rev. J. A. Cleland. Celebration ot Holy Communion ti-.'' let anH 3rd Sundays of the month
after 11 o'clock matin:*; the 2nd Sunday at 8 a.
m. Morning prayer at 11 a.m. Evensong at
7:80 p.m.
Presbyterian services each Sunday in Steward's
Hall at 11 a..Ti. or 7:30 p.m. Rev. Jiu;. llo^ii,
pastor.
Baptist services each Sunday in Steward's Hall,
;.( 11 :. m.or '.:^ i>. m. Rev. A. S. Baker,
pastor.
Presbyterian  and   Baptist   services   alternate,
morning and evening.
Methodt��I services in church each Sunday at 11 a.
m, and 7:.w p.m.;   Sunday School 2:45 p.m.
i rsyi r meetings 8 p.m. on Wednesday.    Rev.
R. v.. Hiblv rt, pastor.
Yountj Peoples' Christian Union meets in the
Methodist church every Tuesday at 6 p.m.
SOCIETIES
DryGoods
Crum's English Prints, regular 15c. for 10c.
Flannelette, regular Ific, 2 yds. for 25c.
13c. and 14c, for 10c.
Flannelette Sheeting. 78 in. reg. 50c for 35
Cross Bar Muslin, regular 15c. for 10c.
Fancy Striped Muslin   (white)   reg.   15c.
for 10c.
Canton   Flannel,  Sateens,   Sheeting   and
Pillow Cloth at cost prices.
Ribbons and Laces at sweeping reductions.
Worsted and Knitting Yarn, regular $1.00
per pound, for 75c.
Periluster and Royal Floss,  at 40c. dozen
skeins.
Pins, 2 pkts. for 5c.
Safety Pins, regular 10c. per doz. for 5c.
Wool Toques, regular 35c. for 25c.
Ice Wool and Silk Shawls at cost.
Mitts and Gloves below cost.
Children's Bearskin   Coats   at  less   than
wholesale prices.
Gents' Furnishings
Men's all wool Underwear, "Penman's 05,"
regular $3.00 suit for $2.40.
Men's all wool Heavy Kib Penman's Unshrinkable, reg. $4.00 suit for $3.00.
Heavy Wool Underwear,reg. $200 for $1.50.
Penman's medium weight, regular $2.50
for $2.00.
Sweaters, Gloves, Overalls, Men's Clothing
and odd Punts at more than 25 per
cent. off.
Men's Shirts, Rubber Shoes, Rubbers, at
at less than cost.
Groceries
Malta Vita, regular 15c. for 10c. per pkg.
Lipton's Pickles, regular 35c. for 25c. hot.
Home Preserved Plums in 1 qt. glass jars
for 25c.; jars worth half of the price.
ITS
our 30c.
surprise
icR Tea.     Its  quality
. ou.    We have Tea at
will
40c.
K(V
:l L Ki
No. 1 Dairy Butter at 30c. per pound.
The above is only a small list of the Bargains we offer.
These prices are for Cash over ihe counter only.
Kino; & Co
I  Phone 25.
Ellis Street.
Weather Report.
Observations at Dominion Government Meteorological Station
at Penticton for the month of
December, 1903 :
DATE
MAXIMUM MINIMUM
TEMPERATURE      TEMPERATURE
1 30   14
2 32J  11
:-; 331      29
. F. & A. M. meet in Mason's Hull, Main St.. 1st
Wednesday in each month at 8 jj.rn.
r. O. W. meet In Woodmens' Hall, Bills St., 2nd
uv.il 4th Saturday in inch month at 8 p.m.
O. O. I'. n'ei'l In O.Id  Fellows' Hall, Main St.,
every Monday al B p.m,
. O. I., meet in Woodmen's Hall 2nd und 4th
Friday in each month at H p. m.
ihoo] Board meets 1st Monday in each month
at 8 p.m.
aard of Trade���Annual prnncral mectinr?. 2nd
Wednesday in January of each yar. General
quarterly meetings, 2nd Wednesdays in January, Ainii. July and October at 8 p.m.
..344.
..oil .
10.
1.1.
12.
13,
33j.
381,
.44
��� I2J
.'W
22
13
27
28
21J
11J
16
31
321
30
29J
15.
16.
17.
18.
19.
24
17
23J
2:1
.30
.271..
,30 ..
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 30 	
  2:')
2il
L'r.	
 35|	
 24
26.
..';:>.'.���	
27
21	
 45 	
  2,r>
2K	
, ,.38J	
  10
29...
27$	
19
30	
 22 	
  14i
The total rainfall was .90 inches
Snowfall for month was 4.75.
47
Local Option in Ontario. I A I     |
fhe results of tlie local option ;
campaign recently carried on ini
Ontario are quite significant.   In i IlOClvCV Sticks,
the new contests  on  the  Local CLra-frtC
Option question 17 municipalities ^����<*iC��.
voted for  local  option  and  21   False F&CCS,
against.   But let it be remembered in this connection  that a
tiiivc-fifths vote  is required to
curry the local option measure.
Christmas Goods.
Ellis Street, Penticton.
Another car of
McLaughlin    Carriages
Also a
Car of Cockshutt  Goods
Comprising the following :���
Adams'   Log   Trucks,   Adams'
Teaming  Trucks,   Adams' one-
horse   Wagons    (low   wheels),
Adams' Lorries and Drays.
Cockshutt 3, 2, and 1-horse
Plows.
Cockshutt Drag and Lever and
Spring-Tooth Harrows.
Cockshutt Wheel Scrapers and
Drag Scrapers.
Cockshutt 1-horse Cultivators.
Cockshutt Potato Diggers.
Also Bolster Springs, Light and
Heavy Harness, Sharpies Cream
Separators, I. H. C. Gas Engines,
Ideal Pumping Plants, etc.-
CaS! and inspect cw Stock.
S. T. ELLIOTT,
KELOWNA, B. C.
PENTICTON
& OROVILLE
STAGE
Via Fairview
Loaves Penticton Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 6:!J() a.m., arriving at Oroviile the same day at ti p. m.
Through Fare ��� $6.00
Arnott & Hine,
FAIRVIEW. B. C.
Harris
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.
Unless you want a bona fide
C M  A  c
A
few single ceres for $325.00 each,
twice plowed and seeded in oats.
3 ten acre Sots cheap.
come to
SEE
me unless you know a good thing when you see
W. F. H. SWINTON,
Assignee,
Penticton.
T
GROCERIES
2KERY
POST OFFICE BUILDING,
STAGES
Stage leaves for Keremeos, Hedley and Princeton, at ii u. rn. on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Returns on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fri-
days,
Stave leaves for Fairview and Oroviile on Tuesday:;, Thursday!! and Saturdays at 0:30 a. m. He-
turns on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at
6 v. in.
POST OFFICE.
Hours 9 a. m. to 6. p. m.
Registered Letter and Money Order wicket
closes a p. m.
Wicket opened for half an hour after mail is
distributed.
Arrivals���Per Str. Okanajjan: Daily except
Sunday 6 p. m.; Fer stage from Hedley, Keremeos, Olalla, Allen Grove, Oroviile, Fairview,
and White Lake: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at li p. m.
Closing��� For boot and stapes: 8 p. m. daily except Friday and Saturday. On Friday 9 p. in..and
for Monday's boat and stages   8.45 p. m. Sundays.
C. P. R. TIME TABLE
SHUSWAP & OKANAGAN BRANCH
Dm
!y both ways oxcept Sunday.
SOUTH HOUND
STATION
NORTH BOUND
7.8U a.
la...
. Sicamous ..
6.00 p.m.
0.27
.. End it by..
4.48   "
8.51!
.Armstrong .
4.08   "
8.30
.ur..
... Vernon...
..lv...
3.30   "
9.30
.
.lv.,
... Vernon...
..ar...
2.30   "
9.K
.ar..
Ok. Landing
..lv...
2.15   "
10.00 p
m...
lv..
OU. Landing
.ar...
11.00 a.m.
11.10
.. Kelowna..
8.20   "
3.00
. Peachland .
7.25   "
4.46
Summerland
6.30   "
6.00
. Penticton,.
6.00   "
IIOTEL.  PENTICTON.
First-Class Accommodation For Tourists or Commercial Men.
RATES $2.50 PER DAY
A. Barnes       - -       Prop.
PENTICTON. B.C.
W. H. T. GAHAN
BARRISTER and SOLICITOR
NOTARY PUBLIC
PENTICTON,      -       -       B.C.
R. B. KERR,
BARRISTER & SOLICITOR
Notary Public.
KELOWNA,        - -        B. C.
Dr.CA.JACKSON
DENTIST
S. O. Land Company's  Block
PENTICTON, B. C.
'Phone II.
CHAS. WERE
Accountant & Auditor,
Notary Public
PENTICTON, B. C.
1
4TT     finnrm  Ranges, Cooking Stoves,
f^i-AlLi   LnUUli^ Heating Stoves.
TO   HAND General     -     Hardware
i
Mrs IIRSERIES
FOR THE SPRING TRADE :
3      Tested Stock ���Keds for Farm,
;i   Garden   or   Conservatory���from
���3!   the   best   growers   in    England,
Fiance,  Holland,   United  States
and Canada.
Fruit and Ornamental Trees.
Small Fiui's, horn" grown.
Fertilizers, Bee Supplies,  Spraying Materials, Cut
Flowers.
140 rece Catalogue Tree.
Office, Greenhouses and Seedhouse :--
3010 Weslminsier Road,
VANCOUVER, - B. C.
Branch Nursery,   S. Vancouver.  I
D. W. Crowley
Wholesale and Retail Butchers
Goods Delivered to any part of the
Town on Tuesday, Thursday
and Saturday.
NTICTON
*WARE CO.
WE GIVE OUR PROMPT ATTENTION TO
MAIL ORDERS
J. F. PARKINS, Manager. THE PENTICTON PRESS, PENTICTON, B.C. JANUARY 16, 1909.
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.j, AulKor ol "The BioCr&phy ul & .-,
'���'* Prairie Cirl " '1-
|-* Copyright, time, l;, Meniere, !'t:U!ivr .t ''
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V.'illiiii Hie iriirlit Wiud wnn clm'rfr'U}!
nnd swcetenlnt? Hie nir An the yonn-
(ter f?lli hustled iilmllt !he elder put on
ii fresher dri'KH nn.I snmotlietl and
phiileil hei- im I r Ajrulii (lint strange
elation!   she tvim tiliiiosl ulnd.
"Supper!" sriim out M:n-.vlyii.
Dallas started consciously. .She wn��
standing ni ii window holding hefore
lier ihe broken hit of looking glass.
CIIAITKIt XXX.
Hi: thrashers were singing tn
Ihe lliootl, (lilt ef Hie gaping coulee eaine their chorus,
loud, rich and artfully melodized II mingled, ns it were, with
the scent that the wind fanucd from
the sumac hloBsoins. yellowish green.
Moon, music, perfume��� and lovers
were to meet.
Ihe trystlng place lay In billows of
frosty white, like the satin dress of n
bride l.imnslniry meiiMitred it Impatiently, witli anxious eyes turned to
the shack At the last trumpet strain
from the fort Dallas approached It on
swift foot, her shadow Hitting hefore.
When he saw her���a slender figure���
he leaped forward, eager, grateful
She saw him and halted, raising defensive hands.
"Dallas. Dallas!" He stretched out
his arms to her
"No. no- uo. no."
I As well try to stem the Missouri, lie
caught her close and held her. lie
pressed his cheek tenderly to hers. She
[yielded, murmuring to bim. Thus for
In space that was matchlessly sweet.
Then, without releasing her, he lifted
his head and lifted hers by a smooth
jfng caress of her hair Then he seanh-
'ed her face long and hungrily.
1 "Oh. Dallas, you do care!" he said
'finally,  and  his  voice  was deep  will)
|j��y.
I She did not deny���only. "Just makes
thiugs worse," she whispered misera
ibly.
| Oently he let her go. "Rut 1 love
you." he answered.
j   Her eyes were grave.    They seemed
Ito blame him.
!   "1 love you." he repeated.
!   She was loo just  to forget her own
|lacl;   of  strength      Her   eyes  clouded
'with  sadness and  brimmed.    "I   hale
'myself for coming." she said Uereely.
j   "We love each  other.    Thai   Isn't a
crime." he declared.
I   'Tor you  It  isn't,  but it Is  for  me.
jlH'cause��� It'll hurt  Marylyn.    OU, you
don't   understand!     I   can't   take   her
'happiness!    1 can't'!    I  enn't!"
I   "It's not your fault that  I  love you.
jnnllas."
,   "What happens next  Is."
-   lie shook his head, smiling.
'   She raised her chin lis If striving to
muster herself.   "I knew all day thai
I'd  come."  she  said  steadily.    "I'd   'a'
Iconic If I-died for It!"
j   "Ah. my dearest!"   He put bis hands
upon her shoulders, drawing her near
Inguln
i She stepped back determinedly
!"l.et me tell you." she begged "Please.
;!  knew   I'd  come,  so   I   made  up  my
Idml I'd do what was white���nsli you
. visit  Marylyn ami tali;  to her     If
in would. If you only would, why, at
last, you couldn't help liking her!"
Again he smiled in her, blunting hN
head.    "I love jou   not  Marylyu."
"You're a good man." she said "You
wouldn't like io see me do anything
that wasn't right square You wouldn't
think much of me If I did. I'll do
wrong If���If I take you from her"
"I wouldn't have you do anything
wrong." he declared stoutly. "You
never could. But, dear, Marylyn Is a
child yet She's too young to know
her own mind, and we're taking her
more seriously than she lakes herself."
"Y'ou don'l know how sick and down
In the mouth she's lieen .lust before
father-went she got a little better
After that for awhile she was bad
again. Hut I could see it wasn't all
about father There's something else
She's changed so never talks nirteh;
Just sits and looks and looks"- She
turned a way.
"I* 1.11��� I'm all she's got," she went on
"All her life I've tended her Just ns
If I was her mother I led her and
dressed her When she hurl herself
in- came to me Now she's hurt worse
than she's ever been, ami she's come lo
me about it     I'm bound lo help her."
"I happened to Ire the lirst mnn she
got to know this side of Texas She'd
forgel me iii a weidj il she met some
one else If she don I uieel some one
ei. c. I'm afraid she'll have lo he hurt."
Dallas straightened proudly. "I'll
never hurl her.'  she said
"Nor 1 if I can help i; She needn't
know about us Just yet."
���-I  won't lie in her either."
��� .'ol lie. dear Inn you won't refuse
to come ui.i here" -
- I do I do! I'll never come ag in."
Ali. Dallas, v. h; should we deny
inuvehos Ihal iiuichV Why keep apartV
I've ill Ihe hist dear one I had
Vnii w iosl yotll fnther Vou'l'e alum'
v- t.ii your liiil" sister t'oine lo me."
i'ou'il lake me a way V" she asked
': ni ���! b.i ic ii.e gn e up Hie claim, to
forge!  v. luii happenedV"
���(.ml help tne, no: I ask yon In
share  ..our  life   >\i;h   inc.  your  work,
...   ro>cllge, eve; , tiling "
. ,\ , ei
inn I I eai lo i ee jmi and Marj 1} u
.   ing  here am :.-    Aiid  I  can't stay
enough in pi ntect j ou us I might
. . .. ...���-.. i i   sly    .1 I moot him I'll kill
t;;..i  as  I   nutlld  a   noil      1 hen  he'll   be
ahead of me dues jou UarmV Your
staying here seems all the more ten-;
hie in mi' since I've been east. Ihe
idea of your having just Charley to
guard, of your plowing aud planting
and cutting liuy"-
Rhe laughed. "Outside work is tine."
she said. "Hotter than cookiug over a
but stove or breaking your back over
:i mil. Men have Ihe best half of
tilings���the air and the sky and the
I. .,:,.< | (hint complain. I like my
work.   Lei ii make me like a ninu."
���i! in:! lift. I don't mean that
You're the wonmnliest woman I've
ever known."
������[ don't v. an! you to ever think dlf
fereut."
������Never will. And I don't ask yon to
chain yourself up in a house. There's
ii big future in i!:.' cow business. We'd
I ike m.. share of the I'lnrk herd -you'd
ride with lie - we d he partners."
"Walt unit" Temptation was drug
giug sorely ut her heart. She glanced
homeward. In-hind tier the tali gross
... 4 ;;::.::'. g with 'he wind. She long
ed lo run  wilh it.   Yet-
"I'il wail and v. nit." he said, -long a>
you ask. if It's years "
She retreated a lew steps. "I ums;
g.i now. Don'l Hunk I don'l know
what you've done for us Ihe sutler
and all tbat.   I'll remember it. but i
got to g���>.    I loo.lliv."
"(Jood ulght, not goodby." he answer
ed. "Can't I come this far and help
yotl tomorrow with the hay':"
"No. i.o!"
i.et me send a couple of men. Ihen."
'���I'll do it alone. I'd rather. It's all
in hut this little bit."
������Hut please go slow. Don't wear
yourself out, Ha lias."
"If my work was all!" she said sorrowfully.
"If you would come bere now and
then to me. dear" ���
"I'll never come again. Tills once I
couldn't help it. Oh. I tried and tried'
lint next time I can. I'll think ol
Marylyn Why, I'd give my life to
make her happy!"
"Hut your love-that goes where It
pleases."
"You won't come to see her?"
"II wouldn't help. But I'll be here
every night."
She retreated ngnln. He t"��l not at
tempt to follow
"lined night," she said.
"Good night; good night-
iSS -;;-
Hi: caught her disc ami held lur
The moon wns drifting up Ihe eastern sky. and as she went her shadow
pursued her. He watched until H
blended witli tlie shadow of the shack.
then walked far to the left and lain
out a heat that half circled the sipiai
building.
"There's Just one inun I got to look
nut for," he said aloud. "II 'd be dif
ferent If I had lo worry about In
dians."
That moment across the river lu the
lodge of Standing Buffalo the young
chieftain wns bending over nn nn
covered box, holding in one hand the
shaft of an arrow, mi the end of which
wns u piece nl freshly killed dog; In
the other hand lie held n willow wand
sharpened. Beneath him. era w I Illy
ami coiling and singing, were l.ieiiten
ant I'riiser's rattlers
The Indian kepi Ihe shaft to one
side while he diligently prodded the
reptiles with the willow When lu
had cnrngeil them sn thnt they began
lo strike blindly ni each other and at
themselves he lowered the shaft and
let them drive their fangs into Ihe
ment. Ami when they were spent
with their anger nud springing he cov
ereil the box und held up the Hesh.
which had turned from red to green
nnd was dripping dark wilh venom
Tiien Into it In- begun thrusting the
points of a ipiivcr ul arrows.
criAH Hi: xxxi.
SMUDOE wus burning al thr
; center of ihe stockade.    In its
SSLSl 'ee. In lie sale from (he swill'lilf
i'.��-- L^('f nf pestering mosquitoes, sal
(he hostage braves, Their pipe smoke
blended wilh Ihe smoke of the lire
Their loud gibberish was broken onlj
when shrieks of laughter followed n
sully of wil. Their black eyes spur
kled.   Their white teeth Hushed.
liefore thetil were their suns, now
romping wilh (he fiwnred dogs of I hi
pack, now gathering to watch it wres
tlllij; inntch between a chosen couple
again lining ihe way while several
raced down i he Inelosnre
The sipunvs and girls were nlso out
side the lodges, ihe .Inly night being
led They cackled together to tin
windward side of ihe lordly mule; and
did not approach except to throw inon
wet sticks upon the smolder.
The UUtetlSt wall led  llle jollity  I'ron
his dark corner and marveled at it
for were iii.ee not two tragedies
threatening, either of which should
properly lay hard upon the hearts of
I he village':
One was the Hearing execution of the
four condemned. Two sleeps ago, on
the arrival of a runner from tbe absent
cavalry, a wood wagon had hauled several loads of lumber to the site of the
pony corral. From that lumber���It was
said openly, and he had told St iu sign
language to the braves���was to he
built n scaffold!
Tlie et' er tragedy hovered In the illness of Itrown Mink Since her lodge
had been placed against the upper
curve of the pen there hnd been much
singing, conjuring, dancing nnd beating
of drums. Hut to no purpose. Dally
she wasted.    She wns dying!
lie was nit allowed to see her. to
tend her tire or clean her kettle. When
mi her removal he had dared to stop at
her tent Hup witli a string of pike
Afrnid-of-a I-'awn swooped down upon
III us. her long tushes clicking and froth
Ing. snatched the wall eyes from his
hold nud belabored him with them He
had not gone back. Hut in secret he
grieved over Itrown Mink's suffering
and often he petitioned in ber behall
nnd lifted his worshiping vine toward
Ihe Milky Way.
In his sorrow his shoulders were
bent lower than ever. Ills ebon eyes
were more doglike, yet he still dream
ed of reinstatement, for he saw
thong!) he could not understand It
'li-ii the warriors were ngnln counting
���ni escape.
They were unkempt no longer, bin
wore their hair neatly braided ami
well greased They ate sparingly anil
only twice a day They almost for
���swore water And by covert exercisi
they trained i.way their Hesh Stand
Ing lUiffalo and his haughty comrade
did not waddle now under a weight oi
fat As on the day of their capture
I hey were lank and stately
Rejoicing in their 1io|k's, he. too. htlo
not been without preparation A rusty
knife found in a rubbish heap by the
river hnd been polished liy thrusting
It repeatedly into the dirt. In span
moments he made himself a sinew
hacked how nnd practiced many hour
witli it lie spent no time in tlie lean
lo His guard there hud ceased I'hc
necessity for food diil not take bim tn
the shack His arrows brought down
game, which he cooked At any time
with n sharp stick he could root up Ills
I'll of wild turnips lie knew where
I'lpe berries loaded tlie hushes ami
where the plums reddened In fhe thick
���.���is And how could lie chance staj
ing out of (lie stockade after mltllllgll
-.'.hen any dawn might find liis broth
ers freer
Thoughts of Brown Mink alone took
his mind from his dream He yearn
ed to see her agaiu, to mark bow fur
disease had ravaged, to show her thai.
though all others were Indifferent, he
was not. And he had determined t"
tell her farewell, to tell her that he
would win back his lost rank For
this he would even break liis vow of
silence.
The end that he might gain her side
hinged upon two things���his reaching
her wickiup unseen and the absence ol
the crone These he hoped for now an
he peered from liis corner
Despite the smudge lie could see
whatever went on in the stockade, for
the sky was clear and Ihe stars hung
low. Hefore long his pulfence wus re
ivnrded by a gradual (piloting about
llle grouped wigwams As Ihe smoii.
'binned for nick of fuel the nuwipilioo
rove  the  braves  lo  their  beds     Th
uaws dispersed to ul   "d (hem     |'l
It did not llghl and there wns a
j teasing laugh The outcast sal ,.p like
i a   startled   gopher,   one   hand   to   bis
i breast, one out hefore liiiu Again a
serati h. A tiny i nine dickered, too
umazed for fear, Charley put his eye
to Ihe slit.
Both bunds came up to drive buck u
cry ai the rear of the wickiup ihe
skins were pulled aside in reveal Ihe
stockade wall. Of this two logs show
ed���hollowed out so completely ai the
base thai they were mere shells!
Hi-!..re these logs, nil Ic li.:-   were
llle hut:. Standing Hufi'nlo and Itrown
.Mink The chief held the mull h. the
old woman a knife; the girl was empty
handed. Hut she wns not ill. not wast
ed,   not   dylug!    She   wns   full   Hgured
I Her face was round. Her cheeks nnd
dps were as bright as the dub nl paint
ut tire part in her hair, us crimson
wilh health as a gorgeous cactui
flower
The match wen' out. Squaw fharlej
dropped back lo the wall's shadow
i His heart wan pounding madly with n
: twofold loy, 'fhe hacked logs assured
: freedom for his brothers, lor hiuisel
��� Hghlingand iniik And siie wus still I
he won!
"The   work   Is  over,"  snid  a   man
voice
"Aid when comes the call of ::
dove':" asked a maid's
(Tn hi�� rnnlinui.fl.)
ILS.]
JAMES DUNSMUIR,
LIEUTENANT-aoVERNOR.
CANADA
Province of British Columbia.
'Ilrlren   tired with p'"
fed
welcome conltuss with it Sn a sentry
-.nm roared a command from tlie board
.valk 'then the only hoslage that wa:
,efl arose slow ly, stretched himself am'
iisup|ieared.
The dwindling pack were tlie last ti
ie down Some wolves were chal
lenging saucily from the coulee mouth
The dogs answered them In long drawn
wails. Finally the wolves took off up
ihe river, nnd the dogs scratched about
to Hod a moist spot and nestled down
There was silence now except when a
cur, dreaming of the chase, yapped in
his troubled sleep
Squaw Charley crawled from under
the roof and along the high wall, ne-
ing careful to mark the whereabouts
of the brave thnt was always on the
watch. Above him paced the sentries,
but these did not see him because be
kept in (lie shadow. I'oot by fool he
went, making toward Brown Mink's
lent.
At Inst be was so near lo It that,
reaching out bis arm. he could touch
the base of a supporting pole. He
drew hark then aud sqtuyrted, Ills eyes
on the entrance. Thus upward of nn
hour went by. The time pilMW'l quickly, for It was good to lie near the lie-
loved!
Crouched within Ihe shelter of the
skins was another who waited���the
hag. She was looking down the stocknde through a narrow slit. When she
Judged that tbe sentries were growing
less vigilant she stood up. The outcast heard the crack of her old joints
A      ment     nnd     she    stepped     out
stealthily and scanned the rim of tlie
pen.     Against   (lie sky   the   ligure  of
each sentry wns plainly outlined.   None
wus near     Softly  she padded  for the
lodge of Standing Buffalo.
Tlie pariah leaped up now and took
I n swift step.   But ns his lingers closed
���  upon  Ihe edge of the tent flap a  wills-
I nered summons mnde Ulm pause and
I glance around.   There  was a   whisper
i ed reply, followed by steps us swift as
: his own.   He sank, rolling himself into
: :i ball    lie wns not n second too quick.
!   \frniil ol'-ii-l'nwn   returned.. with   the
:    hlef ul her heel
Again  the outcast  waited, and jeal-
ilisly    Those wil bin also waited, for a
!   entry  wns passing just above    I'res
���ally he was gone  and Charley leaned
ii'-.vnrd  and  pul   his ear against  tlie
en!,  when he heard  tlie scratch of a
' un;'.���.-!:.
EDWARD VII., by the Grace of God, nf Ihe Unit
id Kingdom ef Great Britain ami h-ela id, an.
nf the firili.sh Dominions Beyond tlie Seas
KINO, Defender of the Faith, Emperor nl
India,
To all to whom thrn�� presents shall come.���
G1-E3T1NO.
H. A. Maclean,
Deputy Attorney General.
yUHEREAS by section 3a of the "Municipalitief
Incorporation Act." it is pn.vided that ii
shall be lawful for the Lieutenant-Governor ii
Council, by Letters Patent under the Public Seal,
to incorporate into a District Municipality any
locality in the Province (not already incorporated
s a Municipality) under conditions therein spec!
li.d :
And whereas a petition lias been addressed t-
the Lieutenant-Governor in Council by a majorit)
uf the ri gibtered land-owners ami pre-emptors oi
ihe locality in the County of Yale hereinafter described, praying that the said locality may be in-
corporattd into a Municipality:
And whereas the conditions prescribed by tht
i said section have been duly complied with :
And whereas His Honour James Dunsmuir,
Lieutenant-Governor of our Province, by ami will
the advice of tlie Executive Council, under- and b\
virtue uf (he powers and authoiiiies conferred
upon bim by the said Act, ami of all other powers
and authorities him in that behalf enabling, bath
ordered that the said locality, bjing mole partic-
ulai ly desei ibid as follows, via:���
That certain tract of land situate in Ihe County
and District of Yaie the limit ami extent of which
is described as follows:���
Commencing at a point on the east water lino
of Okanagan Lake, being the north-west cornei
of Lot 200. Group 1. Osoyoos; thence north eighty-
nine degrees and twenty-three minutes east astronomically seventeen hundred and seventy feet ti
the south-west corner of Lot 1170, Group 1.
Osoyoos; thence north ei.irhty-seven degrees and
foity minutes east astronomically six hundred line1
thirty-nine feet to tlie north-west corner of Lot
369. Group 1. Osoyoos; thence due ea-t foul thnus-
Rlid six hundred and twenty-one feet to tl enoi'th-
i er st cornerlof Lot392 (S.),Similkameen Division of
I Yale: thence due south five thousand two hundred
j and seventy feet to the south-fast corner of said
1 Lot 392 (S.l; thence due west twelve hundred
i and eighty feet to tho north-east corner of l.ol
i;72, Group 1, Osoyoos; thenee south aero degrees.
and twenty-six minutes west astronomically two
thousand six hundred and ninety-four feel to tin
suuth-ei.sl corner of said Lot li'i2; t! once south
zero degrees und forty-one minutes west astro-
nnmically two thousand seven hundred and twenty-five feet lo the south-east corner of Lot 2u5.
Group 1, Osoyoos: thenee south one degree ami
fifty-nine minutes east astronomically two thousand six hundred and thirty-three fer t alung the
east boundary of Lot 2(14, Group 1,Osoyoos; thenci
south one degree and ten minutes west astronomically two thousand seven hundred and forty
three feet to the south-cast corner of sh.u Let 2U4,
Group 1. Osoyoos: thence due we-.t thirteen hundred and thirty-one feet to the north-east cornel
of Lot 293. Group 1, Osoyoos ; thence south
aero degrees and thirty-two minutes west astronomically two thousand six hundred aril oiirhty
six feet to the nnrtll-east col uer of Lot 155, Groui
I Osoyoos; thence south one degree and sevei.leei
niinutes west astronomically two thuusand si>.
hundred and fifty-three feel, to the south-east
[ coiner of said Lot 155. Group 1, Osoyoos; thenci
south aero degrees and eight minutes east astro-
nonucally two thousand six hundred and twenty-
eight feet to the south-east corner of Lot 2(i7,
Gioup 1, Osoyoos; thenee south eighty-seven degrees east astronomically live hundred ami seven
ty feet along the north boundary of Sub-Lot 2, ol
Lot 2710. Group 1, Osoyoos, to Penticton Creek:
thence up-stream following Penticton Creek, being the boundary line between Sub-Lots 25 and 5,
of Lot 2,710, three thousand feet to tne north-east
corner of said Sub-Lot 5, of Lot 2,71(1; thence dm
south four thousand one hundred and seventy
four feet along the east boundaries of Sub-Lots I
and 2, of said Lot 2.710, to the south-east cornei
of said Sub-Lot 2; thence due wist two thousand
six hundred and thirty-live feet along tlie soutl
boundary of said Sub-Lot 2; thenee due south two
thousand six hundred and thirty-seven feet to th.
north-east corner of Sub-Lot 32, of Lot 2.719
Group 1. Osoyoos; thence due soul h along the easl
; boundary of said Lot 32. live thousand two htm
j ilred and eighty feet lo the south-east cornet
I thereof; thence due west eighteen hundred arm
i nini ty-live feet to the east boundary of Lot 5S7.
Group 1, Osoyoos; thence Bouth zero degrees ami
twenty-four minutes east astronomically three
thousand and sixty-six feel along ea.'t boundary
of said Lot 587. Group 1. to the south-east corner
thereof; thence south zero degrees rind twelve
niinutes east astro) omically along i he east Ikium-
naries of Lots 190 and 196, Group 1, OsoyooB,
ileven thousand live hundred and sixty feet tn
the south-east corner of said Lot ill:!: thence dm
west thirteen hundred and five feet along tin
south boundary of said Lot 196 to tlie east watei
line uf Dug Lake (Lake Skaha); thence northerly,
westerly, rind easterly, following the water line ni
said Dou; Lake (Lake Skaha) to the west bank nl
Oianagan Kiver; thence following up-stream tin
meandering nf the wi st bank of said Okanagan
lover to Okanagan Lake; and thence along soulli
and east water line uf said Okanagan Lake to the
point of commencement; containing seven thousand and forty-four acres.
And tiie inhabitants thereof shall, on. from and
after-tlie first day of January. A. D. 1909, lie incorporated as a Municipality under the said Ael.
and amendments thereto, and hath mnde furthei
prevision to the tenor and effect hereinafter ap-
pearlnf.
MjVv KNOW YE, that by these presents We
do hereby order anil proclaim that the locality
heroinbi fore described, and tbe Inhabitants thereof shall, on. from aud alter the lirst day of January, A. D. 19i 9, be incorporated as a District Municipality, under and subject tn the provisions of
ihe "Municipal Clauses Act" and amendments
thereto, and under and subject to the provisions
of all other Statutes relating to municipalities,
and under nnd subject to the provisions hereinafter contain! d or referred to.
'1 lie said Municipality shall be called and known
by the name am! style nf "The Corporation of tlie |
Distlicl of Penticton."
'1'he said Municipality shall comprise ail that
lecality hereinbefore described,
'I'lie Council shall consist of a Reeve and four
Councillors, and thewhule number presentat each
meeting thereof shall not be le.-s than three,
Tlie nomination for the first election shall take
place, and the poll (if any) shall be held at the
Court House, Penticton.
The nomination fur the first election of Council-
j lors shall lake place on the eighteenth day of January, A. D. 1909, at 12 o'clock, noon, and the polling (if any) shall be un the twenty-fifth day of
January, A. D. 1909, and shall continue fur one
day only, and the poll shall be kept open between
the boors of 8a. m, and 4 p. m., and Mr. Charles
Were shall he the Returning Olneoi- thereat, who
shall have power to appoint as many Deputy tie-
turning Ollieers as shall be necessary tu bold said
election.
The persons qualified to be nominated
for and elected Reeve of such Municipality at the first election shall be such
persons &a ar" male British subjects,
wlio have been for the three months
next preceding the day of nomination
the registered owners, in the Land
Registry Office, of land or real property, situate within the Municipality, of
the assessed value, on the last Provincial Assessment Roll, of five hundred
dollars or more, over and above any
registered judgment, and who are
otherwise duly qualified as voters.
The persons qualified lo be nominated
for ana elected Councillors of the said
Municipality at the first election  shall
lie such   ptisons  as  are  male   British
subjects, who have been for the  three
inonths next preceding ihe day of nomination the registered  owners,   in   the
Land Registry Ofiice,  of  land  or  real
property,   situate  within  the   Munici-
| pality of the assessed value on the  last
I Provincial Assessment Roil of two hun-
dred and fifty dollars or more, over and
| above any registered judgment, or who
are   homesteaders,   lessees  from    the
frown, or  pre-emptors who  have  resided   within   the   Municipality   for a
space of one year or more  immediately
preceding the nomination, and who  are
assessed   for   five   hundred dollars  or
; more on the last Provincial Assessment
j Roll,   over and  above   any  registered
i judgment, rnd who are otherwise quali-
' fied as voters.
j    The   persons   qualified   to   vote   for
! Reeve  and  Councillors   at   such   first
election shall be all such persons as are
British   subjects   of  the   full   age of
'. twenty-one years, who are freeholders,
| homesteaders,  or   pre-emptors   within
the   boundaries   of   the   Municipality,
who have resided within the boundaries
of the Municipality for one year immediately preceding the date of the incorporation of the Municipality,   and who
shall before the day  of  such election,
have applied to  the  Returning Officer
and have had their names placed on the
list of electors for such election.
The Reeve and Councillors elected at
such first election shall hold office until
his successor, or a majority of their
successors, have been sworn in, unless
he or they shall die or resign or become
disqualified.
It shall be the duty of the Returning
Officer to enter in a book, in alphabetical order the names, addresses and oc-
pations of all persons qualified to vote
as aforesaid, who make application to
him, as aforesaid, to have their names
placed on such list, and such list shall
be the list of the electors for such
election.
Before the name of any person shall
be placed on the list, he .shall make and
rgn a declaration in writing, before
;ome person authorized to administer
iaths, setting forth his name, address,
occupation and qualifications as aforesaid, which declaration shall be filed
with the Returning Officer.
Such list and declarations shall be
open to inspection by any person within
lawful hours.
Any person may complain that his
name is improperly omitted from the
voters' list, or that any other name is
improperly inserted thereon, and may
apply to any Judge of the Supreme or
County Court to have his name inserted
thereon or to have anv names improperly inserted thereon struck off the said
list. In sucb latter case reasonable
notice, to be determined by the Judge
applied to, shall be given to the person
whose name is proposed to lie struck
off. The Judge shall hear and dispose
of all such applications in a summary
way, and the Returning Officer shall
amend the list in accordance with the
���fudge's decision.
At least six days' notice of the time
and place of nomination and of holding
of the poll (if any) shall be given by
the said Returning Officer; such notice
co be posted durieg that period in the
manner provided by section 35 of the
"Municipal Elections Act."
The Returning Officer shall, on the
day of nomination, at 2 o'clock p. m.,
announce the names of the persons put
in nomination in that behalf as candi-
lates for the offices of Reeve and
Councillors, as prescribed by the "Municipal Elections Act."
At the close of the time for nominating the candidates the Returning Officer shall deliver to every candidate, or
agent of a candidate, applying for the
same, a duly certified list of the names
of the several candidates who shall
have been nominated: and any votes
given at the election for any other candidates than those so nominated shall
be null and void.
If, at the expiration of the time appointed for the election as aforesaid, no
more candidates stand nominated than
there are vacancies to be filled up, the
Returning Officer shall forthwith declare tho candidates who may stand
nominated to be elected, and return
their names to the Registrar of the
Supreme Court.
No speeches or interruption to the
nroceedings of nominating candidates
at the hustings shall be permitted by
1 he Returning Officer between the reading of the notice of election and the
closing of the proceedings on nomination day by the Returning Officer.
If, at the expiration of such time,
more candidates stand nominated than
there are vacancies to be filled up, the
Returning Officer shall declare the
names of the candidates, and publicly
proclaim the day previously stated in
his proclamation, and the places at
which the poll shall be so opened, for
the purpose of taking the votes of the
electors according to law; and shall
then adjourn the election, and shall take
a poll by ballot, and shall cause to be
posted up notices of his having granted
such poll indicating the names, residences and occupations of the candidates so nominated, in the order in
which they shall be printed on the ballot papers, which notices shall, as soon
as possible after the nomination, be
placarded in all the places where the
proclamation for the election was
posted up.
If, after the adjournment of an election by the Returning Officer for the
purpose of taking a poll, one of the
candidates nominated shall die' before
the poll has commenced, the Returning
Ollicer shall upon being satisfied of the
fact of such death, countermand notice
of the poll, and all the proceedings with
reference to the election shall be commenced afresh: Provided that no fresh
nomination shall be necessary in the
case of a candidate who stood nominated
at the time of the countermand of the
po'l.
In case of a poll being held, the candidates (duly qualified) who shall obtain the greatest number of votes shall
be Reeve and Councillors respectively.
Every person qualified to vote shall
have five votes, being one for each
Councillor to be elected and one for
Reeve, but ho may vote for any less
number than five :   Provided always,
: that he shall not cast more  than  one
vote in favour of any one candidal e, or
' vote on more than one occasion.    In the
I event of  the  number  of votes  being
found to have been equal for  any  two
or  more  candidates,   one  or more  of
whom, but not all of such  candidates,
being by the state of the  poll   entitled
to be declared  elected,   the  Returning
Officer shall, by a casting vote or votes.
as the case may be. decide which of tho
candidates for whom the votes may  be'
| equal shall be elected:   Provided that
��� the said Returning Officer shall not vot��
except in case of an equality of votes
! as aforesaid.
All expenses attendant upon the said
election shall be borne by the said
Municipality.
The opening of the ballot bo?:es and
counting ths votes shall be in tbe presence of the candidates, if they attend
for that purpose.
The Returning Officer, after the declaration of the poll, shall retain the
ballot papers and boxes until a Clerk
shall be duly appointed, to whom he
shall forthwith deliver the same.
Every person who shall have presented himself for nomination, and who
shall have been elected a Reeve or
Councillor, must serve for the term for
which he has been elected, unless in
the case of sickness, or in default pay
a sum of fifty dollars towards the Municipal Revenue; such sum, with costs,
shall be recoverable by the Clerk of t he
Municipality, summarily, before any
Justice of the Peace.
Any vacancy in the office of Reeve or
Councillor shall be filled as provided by
the "Municipal Elections Act."
The first meeting of the Council shall
be held on the first Monday after the
day of election, at the Court House,
Penticton, aforesaid, at 12 o'clock,
noon.
Until provision be made by by-law in
that behalf, all proceedings at and relating to the meetings of the Council
shall be held and taken in accordance
with the provisions contained in the
"Municipal Clauses Act," and all the
powers, privileges and duties of the
Reeve and Council shall be the same as
those prescribed by the said Act.
At the first meeting, or as soon
thereafter as possible, the Council may
elect a Clerk, Treasurer, Collector antl
Assessor, or such officers as they may
deem necessary, who shall hold office
during the pleasure of the Council, and
receive such remuneration as the Council may by by-law appoint.
In Testimony Whereof, We have
caused these Our Letters to be made
Patent, and the Great Seal of Our said
Province to be hereunto affixed : Witness, His Honour James Dunsmuir,
Lieutenant-Governor of Our said Province of British Columbia, in Our City
of Victoria, in Our said Province, this
thirty-first dav of December, one thousand nine hundred and eight, and in
the eighth year of Our Reign.
By Command.
HENRY ESSON YOUNG,
Provincial Secretary.
OREGON FRUIT TREK!
Send me your full bill for my
estimate.
R. T.  HESELWOOD,
P. O. Box 364,
Kelowna,     -     B. C.
I furnish the very finest grade
of Nursery Stock at as low prices
as other responsible firms furnish
the same grade of stock.
YEARLING APPLE TRESS
on 3 year old roots:
Mcintosh Red, Jonathan, Wealthy,
Spitzenburgh, Yellow Newtown Pippin.
All First-Class Trees, 3 feet to 4 feet
grade. Price $22.50 per 100; 500 at
19 cents each.    Freight prepaid.
R. T. HESELWOOD, Kelowna,
Agent for Albany Nurseries, Inc.,
27- Albany, Oregon.
THE
PENTICTON DAIRY
Daily delivery of Fresh Milk to
all parts of the town.
ti. M. McNeill,    .     Prop.
M. C. KENDALL,
Notary Public.
Q. R. MASON.
Kendall & Mason
REAL ESTATE AGENTS
Large blocks with good water
rights, from $10.00 per acre.
10-acre lots wholly or partly
planted with trees bearing 1909.
10-acre lots near town, unimproved.
Acre lots, planted with fruit
trees or unimproved. Main St.
and other good locations.
FIRE AND LIFE INSURANCE.
HOUSES TO LET.
THE
Penticton
-FOR-
Good Wholesome Bread,
Cakes and Pastry.
GIVE US A TRIAL AND WE
WILL PLEASE YOU.
I,. T. ROBERGE, THE PENTICTON PRESS, PENTICTON, B.C., JANUARY IC, 10G9.
Happenings in General.
Hon. W. S. Fielding who has
been for some time in Europe
has been engaged in Paris in
arranging a Franco - Canadian
treaty. He has returned to London antecedent to departure for
Canada.
The people of Vancouver are
showing a good deal of athletic
enthusiasm in trying to secure
a real up-to-date Marathon race
for their city. If the attempt is
successful, Longboat, Hayes,
Dorando and Shrubb will be
competing.
A short time ago the friends
of Harry Thaw secured every
evidence to prove that the man
was insane. Now, as was prophesied at the time, efforts are being
made to prove that he has quit
having "brain storms" and is
sound in mind. Therefore, being sane, it is claimed he should
be released from   confinement.
A German squadron under
command of Prince Henry and
Prince Adelbert, the third son of
the Kaiser, is to visit the United
States in the spring.
A new planet has just been
discovered by one of the Harvard astronomers, its existence
being proven by photographic
evidence. The new planet is at
present situated in the constellation of Gemini.
��t?aQOB<H��WK.''.'-JD!��/c?'^av��ro'; zj"m.z,-:--*~.
lVl II
m*mT���M
Land
���j*%i.R ��
LANDS
Pure Bred Dairy Cattle.
Among the literature which
has recently been received by
this office is a report given out
by the Department of Agriculture on "The Canadian Record
of Performance for Pure Bred
Dairy Cattle" which contains
much of value and instruction to
progressive dairy farmers or any
others interested in well bred
stock. The report, after giving
a brief history of the Record of
Performance work, takes up the
relative values of the various
kinds of thoroughbred stock and
these values are tabulated according to the findings of the
Record Association.
A large issue of the report has
been published and will be seni
to those who apply for it to J. G.
Rutherford, Live Stock Commissioner, Ottawa. This bein^
the first report of the series,
t lose interested would do well to
secure it and continue to keep in
tiuch with this reliable source of
information.
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 sal?
irrigated about 160 acres, at from $100.oo to $125. oo per
acre. All our bench lands are admirably adapted for
fruit.
On the Penticton flats we have open clean meadow
suitable for small fruits, vegetable and hay, at $150. oo
per acre.
Uncleared land suitable for fruit (but stoney and
wooded) $5o.oo to $loo.oo per acre.
Uncleared land quite free of stone,  suitable for
hay or garden stuff, $loo.oo per acre.
Terms on all the above one quarter down, one
quarter each year with interest at 6 per cent, on deferred
payments.
ACRE LOTS
In Penticton and on Okanagan Lake Beach $3oo.oo
to ?i5o.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.
SALE
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ITCH ELL'S
argain
List
Trees Trees Trees
-FROM-
Layritz Nurseries,
Victoria, B. C.
We have a fine stock of all the leading
varieties on hand.
All stock is propagated  from  fruiting
trees rendering practically no risk
regarding untrueness to name.
GIVE US A TRIAL - OUR PRICES ARE RIGHT.
Write for catalogue
and price list to our local representative
A. E. BOYER,
KELOWNA,       -       IJ. C.
���   ���*���
CP
For Sale.
FIRE INSURANCE
The SUN, of London, England.
LONDON & LANCASHIRE.
NATIONAL.
Why not insure in the best���they cost no
more.
Very choice residential subdivision, close in, half-acre lots,
price $300 per lot.       } cash ;   balance 6, 12 and 18 months ;   6 per cent. ;   Price
good for 30 days only.
Smith Street lot $200, good business location, for quick sale.
7 roomee cottage in desirable residental district, for sale very cheap.
Main, Ellis, Martin and Winnipeg Street lots for sale.
18 Acres, 10 below main ditch; 9 under good cultivation.   Only
$3,ooo.   Fenced.
4 Acres, Main St., near School, suitable for sub-division.  Price
very low In block.
10 Acres on Main Street, 2-f miles south, good hay land, only
$2,100.
10 Acres, near Dog Lake, $1,700.
18 Acres, near Dog Lake, $2,000.
OFFICE,
SVtain Street
PENTICTON, B. C.
aCE
23E
=��rSfl-;.^J:-v.r l--.^^Sr.��� gg j Tr.'..--  .-, ,-
For 30 Days Only
Best $5.50 Gents' Fine Shoes
for $4.00.
H.OLIVER'S Shoe Store.
GALARNEAU X McKENZIE
BUILDERS & CONTRACTORS.
When you think of building look
us up.
A "lOLPHUS GAI.AItNEAU     W. A. McKKNZIE
E. J. FINGH
Painter. Paperhan&er
and Sign Writer
Pcture Framing a Specialty.
WALL PAPER Carred in Stock.
B 1X190.       Main St.
Look over your supply of printng, and place your order with the PRESS for anything
you may lack.   Spring will soon be here, and with it will come a rush of work
that may render it impossible for us to fill orders promptly.
Grasp the Opportunity
f
It will cost you no more money, and much less inconvenience, if you place your orders now. You want the stationery, and, we
guarantee satisfaction. Don't be caught napping. When a rush of work comes we are obliged to fill orders in turn. This means
delay, and business men cannot afford delays.
In order to cope with the trade of the new year, we have put in a COMPLETE STOCK
of stationery : Bond and white wove papers, envelopes, bill heads, note heads, statements, card boards, business and calling cards, wedding
cabinets, invitation cards, memorial and programme stationery, book, cover and poster papers. We can print you bank cheque forms on
safety paper, deed or agreement forms, private postcards, articles of incorporation for joint stock companies or anything else you may require.
CALL ON
THE PENTICTON PRESS.
Advertise your Town by paying close attention to your advertising space.
E3ESE
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