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 KdoUnm  tt$v\  UN 7* fe{3  VOL. V. -NO. 6.  KELOWNA. BRITISH COLUMBIA, THURSDAY, JAN. 2, 1913.  $1.50 Per Annum.  [Meeting of  City Council  'etition   Against  Cruelty of  aving Horses Tied in Street  The council held a meeting last  londay, Aid. Blackwood being  [the only absentee.  A subdivision plan of Block* 4,  and 17 was presented by Mr.  fZ. C, Josselyn, and passed.  A plan from Mr. W. J. Clement  fof the south half of Block 20 was  also approved.  A deputation consisting of Messrs. G. C. Rose, R. A. Pease and  . McLennan, waited on the council on behalf of the newly-formed  Celowna branch of the Society for  (the Prevention of Cruelty to Ani-  nals. At a recent meeting, said  ilr. Rose, who introduced the  deputation, a discussion had arisen  on the question of leaving horses  tied up in the street. The chief of  {police, who had become a member  of the society, had been present  and suggested that the council be  asked to amend the by-law covering the tying of horses in the  street so ss to reduce the period  from four hours to one hour.  Horses were often being subjected  to great suffering by being tied up  for hours, especially in the cold  weather, and it was very necessary  if possible the hours should be  shortened.  It had also been suggested that  the council make it compulsory to  loosen the check rein when horses  were left standing. There was  nothing more cruel than to leave  a horse with its head checked up  'high. The use of the check rein  had been practically abolished  ��� altogether in the Old Country.  Mr. McLennan and Mr. Pease  I supported these requests which  >were promised consideration by  \ the council.  Mr Rosa alee m.n*U..��J ibat  complaint was made as to the kil-  I ling of dogs in the pound, It  seemed that the uncertain method  of performing the operation often  resulted in great cruelty. One dog  which was being shot had recently  got away and run around the street  with several wounds in the head.  He thought that some more humane  way of putting stray dogs out of  existence could be devised.  Mayor Jones said he was pleased  to see that the Society was taking  up these matters and the council  would do all in its power to assist  them.  Mr. H. B. D. Lysons waited on  the council with a complaint respecting his taxes. He was assessed both by the city and the province for the same lsnd, and  although he had written to the  government several times he had  not been able to get any satisfaction. He requested that the council instruct the city clerk [to take  the matter up with the government.  He raad a letter he had just received from Mr. H. F. Wilmot,  provincial assessor, stating that his  property was not in the Kelowna  school district.  Mayor Jones informed Mr. Lysons that the council was quite  satisfied- as to the legality of the  school tsxes levied on his property  by the city, and the fact that he  had been incorrectly taxed for the  same property by the government  was a matter with which the council could not deal.  The following accounts were  passed for payment:���  3ewar Time Cheque. '- -413.25  Sewer payroll lor 13 Jay. ending  Nov.tttn - - - -4723.40  Sowar payroll for 15 daya ending  DaclSth - - - /4983.06  W. R. M.|aw, a.w.r auppliea 90  D. Uokl.            186.78  Collett Bro*             - 91.73  Can.   Consolidated    Rubber   Co.,  ������war auppliaa       - 3.15  OX. Lumber Co., aewar auppliaa - 710.00  Evane, Coleman tx Evana              - 13.04  Clarke 6t Stuarl Co, aewer auppliaa- 20.00  Lequime Bros. 8. Co  21.11  Th* International Lime Co      ���   - 30.54  Croaa, Duffy * Hickman 4.06  T. Lawaon, Ltd., aewar auppliaa   - 13.40  Th* Northern Electric at Mfg. Co.,  power houae auppliea -1059.93  W. R. Trench, auppliea  for police  d. parlm.nl 7.50  G,   F.  Jamas, power houae  and  newer auppliaa .    23.03  B. Fletcher,  reading  eloclric  light  and watar rn.ri.rs   . -   13.00  P. B. Willit. & Co., .lalionery - 4.00  C.P.R., freight - -' - - 314.03  Kelownn Record, printing and ada.- 67.54  Kelowna Board of Trade, balance  of grant 1700.00  Kooyh Mfg. Co., payment on sewerage machinery    -      -       -1161.60  D. Leckie, water works supplies   - 125.31  GaddeS'McTavish, Ltd.,   procuration fa* on $20,000 loan  ���       - 200.00  C. H. Dunn, petty cash        -      -       5.00  The returning officer's declaration in connection .with the bylaw to raise $10,000 for extension  of the water and light systems was  read. The total poll had been I 7,  all for and none against. The bylaw was thus carried and a formal  resolution put through that it be  reconsidered and finally passed.  The question of the coming  municipal elections was then taken  up and a resolution parsed fixing  the date for nomination of mayor,  aldermen and school trustees for  the ensuing year of 191 3 for the  second Monday in January, January 13th, between the hours of  12 and 2 p.m., and that the poll, il  necessary, be taken on the following Thursday, January 16th, between the hours of 9 a.m. and 7  p.m., and that G. H. Dunn be  returning officer.  Aid. Sutherland aaid the annual  public meeting should be held, if  possible, It seemed as though  there would be some difficulty this  year in getting together a council  for next year owing to the difficulties which would have to be encountered. If the public were  informed as to the exact standing  of the council it would perhaps  make matters easier.  After discussion it was finally  decided to call the public meeting  for Friday, January 10th, in thr  Opera House.  Poll Tax Will Soon  Be Abolished  Much-abused Source of Revenue to be Abandoned  Earnest of the government's intention to include in the coming  session's amendments to the Revenue Act a section rescinding the  provision for collection of what is  generally referred to as the Poll  Tax is contained in a circular  which has recently been sent out  from the provincial assessor's office  notifying all deputies and government agents throughout the province instructed to make collections to revenue, that all receipt  books issued for the collection of  poll tax are now to be returned to  Mr. J. B. McKilligan, survevoi of  taxes and inspector of reveuues,  and that all collections of the tax  are to cease from December 31st.  For over a quarter of a century  past a poll tax of $3 per annum  has been levied and collected in  British Columbia from every male  person between the ages of eighteen and sixty residing in the  province, unless such persons be  exempt for special reasons, such  as militia service, &c. The Provincial Revenue Tax, as it has been  officially known, has long been one  especially protested sgainst by the  industrial classes, and its abolition  is directly attributable to a recommendation in thia behalf contained  in the report of the Royal Commission on Taxation created by  the province a year or so ago.   .  Mission Creek and  Benvoulin Notes  Mission Creek School Honor  Roll for December  Sr. Third-Sydney Lytle, Rhoda  Lytle, Charles Pfyffer.  Jr. Third.���Delbert Speer, Alice  Pfyffer, Cyril Gillard.  Second.���Charles Swordy, Roxie  McClure.  First.���Beatrice McClure, Con.  stance Gillard.  Second Primer.���Michel Mornac,  Violet Gordon.  First Primer.���Thomas Swordy,  Nellie Kingsby, Lorraine Scott.  Poultry Show  Opens To-day  Fine Collection  of  Poulty  in  Exhibition Building  The First Annual Winter Poultry  Show under the auspices of the  Kelowna Poultry and Pet Stock  Association opened today in the  Exhibition Building, Ellis street,  Some 300 birds in all are on show,  making a very creditable showing  when one considers the short time  in which the Poultry Association  has been in existence, and that this  ia the first show of its kind in the  district. To achieve this it has  meant a considerable amount of  hard work on the part of the secretary, Mr. E. L. Ward, the president, Mr. J. C. Stockwell. and olher  members of the executive.  The birds are housed in the exhibition building by arrangement  with the A. & T. Association. A  large number of new pens have  been constructed and the old ones  altered and improved.  The birds will be judged by Mr.  W. Edwards of Victoria. Due to  an unfortunate delay to the boat in  which Mr. Edwards travelled from  Victoria to Vancouver, lhe judge  was a day late in getting here, and  the judging will not commence until tomorrow (Friday) morning. To  obviate the inconvenience arising  from this delay the committee are  arranging to keep the show open  until Saturday afternoon.  The various classes of poultry  are well represented and some of  the exhibits are of a high order.  Such popular breeds as Barred  Rocks,White Wyandotte, Leghorns  and Orpingtons of course show lhe  largest entries, while considerable  space is occupied with the Rhode  Island Red, which seems to be  making great strides into general  favor.  The list of prize-winners will  now, of course, have to be held  over until next week.  Over 3000 Men Now On  Kettle Valley Line  At the present time the Kettle  Valley Railway Co. has over 3,000  men st work on the construction  of their line between the Koote-  nays, the Okanagan, Similkameen  and Hope at the west of the mountains. Twelve hundred of these  are at work on the section just  east of the Okanagan, while the  others are scattered over the line  of construction, including a crew  on the Hope mountain section.  It is expected that within a few  months this number will be increased to 5,000. Contractors  report that it is easier to get men  now than it has been for some  time past.  The preaent work entails an  expenditure of over a quarter of a  million dollars a month, and the  employment of 140 draughtsmen  and engineers.  Smell Poll on Money By-law  The poll taken last Friday on  the rtioney by-law to raise $10,-  000 to extend the water ar.d light  systems was probably the smallest  on record. The total number of  citizens who took the trouble to  register their vote was I 7. These  were all cast in favor there being  no opposition.  Mrs. G. E. Boyet and family  desire to express their thanks for  the kind sympathy which has been  extended to them in their recent  sad bereavement.  Many people will no doubl have  noticed the flag which is flying  over the customs office. This is in  accordance with instructions from  Ottawa, which state that the flag  muat be kept up all the year  round.  A heavy snowslide struck the  Coal Creek n.ines of the Crows  Nest Pass Coal Co. at Fernie, Monday, carrying with it the carpenter  shop, in which twelve men were  working, six of whom were killed  and six severely injured.  Installation of Masonic  Officers  The officers of the St. George's  Lodge No. 41, A.F. & A.M., were  installed in due and ancient form  on Monday, December 30th.  There was a full attendance, 76  masons being present. The installing R. W. Bro. Hamilton Lang,  D D.G.M., of Vernon, conducted  the ceremonies in a full, complete  and finished manner, which together wilh the choral service, left  a lasting impression on the minds  of all present.  At the banquet following the  closing of the lodge every member  thoroughly enjoyed himself and  joined heartily in the toasts which  were responded to by various  brethren. The following is a complete list of speakers and singers :-  Grace Rev. Bio. Davidson  Toast The King and Craft  God Save the King  Song. "Where the Shannon Fiows"  Bro. G. McKenzie  Toast Grand Lodge, B.C.  Bro. Hamilton Lang  Song "The Sleeping"Camp "  Bro. F. Armstrong  Toast Visiting Brethren  Rev. Bro. Dunn  Song " Drill ye Tarriers Drill"  Bro. H. J. Williams  Toast Newly Installed Officers  Bros, Burtch, Meikle and McKay  Spng " The Cameron Men "  Bro. Thos. Cooper  Toast The Ladies  Bro. W. E. Adams  Recitation "A Man's Worth "  Rev. Bro. Davidson  Toast The Past Masters  Bro. P. M. Knox  Song " The Longshoreman "  Bro. Fletcher  Toast Junior Warden  Bro. A. McKay  Song "McKay and 1"  Bro. G. McKenzie  Toast Tyler's Toast  Bro. F. Armstrong  Rutland News  Wilson Landing and  West Side Notes  (From our own correspondent)  Every "one wishes everybody  else a happy new yeat I  Mr. W. E. Gsumage j8 spending  the festive season with Mr. and  Mrs. J. Ball. We regret to hear  that he is nursing a wounded  hand.  Messrs. Hall & Son have commenced clearing operations on  their property which they have  lately acquired from Mr. W. Barnes.  We wish them every success and  are glad to welcome them amongst  us.  Mr. G. A. Batchelor has suspended operations during the holiday  week. Being a pcpular man he  could not well do otherwise. He  haa a fine large team ready to  resume work on the McNair ranch.  We are often asked what we  can do on the west side of the  lake. If Until recently a non-agriculturist, who used to have it as  his boast that he " had never  planted anything but a melon seed  which did not grow," can produce  cabbages weighing from 15 to 17  lbs., and can make $240 per acre  on hia small fruits���gooseberries���  what could not the knowing ones  do?  On the evening of Boxing Day  Mr. and Mrs. J. Brixton received a  surprise party of nearly thirty of  their friends, a most enjoyable  evening being spent, each one contributing something to the general  fund of, amusement, while the  ladies' orchestra supplied the  music for songs and dances. The  party broke up in the " wee sma' "  hours amid many expressions of  appreciation of their genial host  and hostess, and of the kindness of  Mr. Redsull, snr., and Mr. E. Red-  sull, who with their usual tact and  bon homme helped ss much towards the general enjoyment.  Mr. and Mrs. Hugh C. Jenkins  returned to-day frqm Enderby  where they have spent Christmas.  (From our own correspondent)  Mr. Whitewav has been down  from the camp this week looking  well filled with the good things of  life.  Mr. A. W. Dalgleish lost his sorrel! mare last weekend, the animal  straying away from his ranch. It  was last seen around Benvoulin.  Rutland continues to grow. Tlie  latest step is the raising of the Rutland Post Office to the dignity ol  a money order office. This may  seem a small matter but it will be  a big convenience to residents of  the disirict.  Miss Beth Dalgleish entertained  a number of her girl friends to a  birthday party on New Year's Day  Auto riding and skating formed  part of the fun.  Skating parties have been fashionable this week, the ice on the  lakes having been in fine shape.  The young people are looking  anxiously for the appearance of  the new moon to provide illumination for the evenings.  Messrs. W. A. and C. M. Leitch  have taken up their residence on  the property purchased from Mr.  Geo. Yale.  Mr. H. W. Raymer of Kelowna  has been awarded the contract for  the new school and will commence  to get supplies out in readiness for  buildinR operations in the spring.  The plans show a serviceable  building which will he one of the  best ever built in B. C. for a rural  school district.  A correspondent sends us this  week a fuller report of the Sunday  School Christmas entertainment  given at Mount View Methodist  Church on Monday evening December 23rd and which was briefly  noticed last week. There were  about 175 people present and I  think, '"says our correspondent,  every one agreed that a good work  is being done by the school, al  though perhaps we do not always  realize the the sacrifice it often  means to the teachers and officers  of the school in carrying on this  work.  The church was very prettily  decorated wilh evergreens and all  kinds of seasonable mottoes, flags,  etc. and the platform was arranged  to represent the home of Santa  Clans, with fireplace and chimney  for Santa to come in, and the  Christmas tree resplendent with  dazzling tinsel and toys.  The program was a >cantata entitled " Old Kriss Kringle." Laurie  Crowcroft and Jean McDonald  were Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus and  Wesley Barber and Amy Fleming  were Grandpa and Grandma.  Lillian Sproule, Joy Fleming and  Flossie Dilworth made splendid  fairies. Milton Bird, Elwood Fleming and Victor Clarke were the  brownies, and Olive White, Etta  McDonald, Verna Ford and Mar-  jorie Johnston, the elves. Besides  these almost every child in the  school took part, each one rendering their songs and recitations perfectly, and without the slightest  hitch and everyone present agreed  that the gems o( lhe evening were  the little tots, Thelma Dilworth and  Jessie Plowman.  Ol course alter the cantata, the  grown up Santa Claus appeared  with hi* red face, white hair and  jingling aleigh bells, to present the  toys to the children, every child in  school receiving some nice present  while each class had a 'present on  the tree for their teacher. The  superintendent and the pastor wei e  also remembered, and oranges and  candie were distributed to every  child present.  Great credit is due to Misses  Lillle Bird, Annie Gay and Ruby  Hunter and all others who worked  so hard to make the affair a success.  The largest steamer yet built in  B.C. was launched last week in  Victoria. The steamer is built of  steel and will be used by the  C.P.R. in maintaining a service on  the we*t coa��t of Vancouver Island. The boat has been christened  the " Princess Maquinna."  Doukhobors Are Good  Settlers For B.C.  U  Finding of Investigating  Commissioner  The following are the general  findings and recommendations  contained in lhe report which has  just been made to His Honor the  Lieutenanl-Governor-in-Council by  Mr. William Blakemore of Victoria  who was on August 15 last appointed a Royal Commissioner under the Public Inquiries Act to investigate all matters [.retaining to  the sect of Doukhobors in British  Columbia:  "I. That Doukhobors are desirable setlli rs (rom the standpoint  of their personal character, farming skill, devotion lo agricultuie  and general industry.  "2. That this investigation has  failed to establish any valid objection to them except their refusal to  comply with the registration laws  and Schools Act.  " 3. That there is no evidence,  of customs and practices of any  kind detrimental to the general  well-being of a community.  " 4. That auch minor objections  as have been raised should nnt be  allowed to weigh against their  many good features and especially  against their qualifications as agriculturists.  " 5. That their refusal tn comply with the registration laws and  Schools Act is based upon their  religious beliefs and conscientious  scruples, and their attitude is genuine.  "6. That there ia sufficient evidence to justify lhe conclusion that  their views'will be modified as they  become beller acquainted with the  true character of our institutions.  " 7. That the head of the Douk-  hobor Community, Peter Veregin,  lias sufficient influence and authority to bring about full compliance  with iheae laws, if not at. once, at  any ra'��*vilhin a reasonable time.  " 8. That there is reason to believe that the Doukhobors have to  some extent been kept in the dark  as to their obligations under certain Canadian laws.  "*9. That they have imbibed  the impression that as long as ihey  did not become naturalized Brilinh  subjects they would not be called  upon to obey certain laws.  "10. lhat thev have been taught  that in coming to British Columbia  and acquiring their land from individuals they would not be under  the same obligation to obey lhe  laws as in Saskatchewan, where  they acquired their land from the  government.  "II. That punishment by imprisonment fails of its effects ii  in their case because they repan  it as prosecution, and they are ih-  more inclined to this view bi cause  a spirit of distrust has been devel-  oped in them in consequence ol  the persecution to which the> hav.  been subjected for more than three  hundred years.  Trade Union Dynamiters  Convicted  The Uniled Stales Government  with stern and decisive suitress  laat Saturday took into its possession thirty-eight union labor < fhci-  als convicted of conspiracy, of promoting explosions on non-union  work throughout the land, of aiding in lhe destruction which  brought loss of life in Los Angeles  California, and of carrying cm a  "reign of terror" declared lo be  unparalleled in the history of lhe  country. Almost lhe entire executive staff of the International  Association of Bridge and Structural Iron workers was convicted.  Only two officers of this union now  remain out of jail. At the head of  (he list of those convicted stands  Frank M. Ryan, the president.  Estimsting the the population tt  120,000, Vancouver has a greater  number of policemen per caputs  than any other city in Canada.  Vancouver has I policeman lo.  every 445 inhabitants; Montreal  I for every 666, and Winnipeg I  for every 1151.  -____-_-__ The Orchard City Record  THE ORCHARD CITY RECORD  Puhlished every Thursday at the Office,  Kelowna. B.C,  The "Times" and  IOHX LEATHLEY. Edltat anj Prnprlclor.  y.ifojrlfilloit $1.50 per annum.  Tt) VlllleJ Stales $2.00 per annum.  ���   Adotrttetttg 'ttlVs ttporl application.  Christmas and New Year festivi-  ' ib over, the minds of most citizens  nn   l..   lhe  municipal   elections  liixill   will   lake   place   inside   of  ���i    weeks.        llie    USUal    public  i leting at which lhe city council  i ��� -i   the   ratepayers   to   discuss  /     affairs,  reviewing  ihe   past  . i 1 forecasting the future, is c,\lled  ��� r Friday evening, January 10th,  i i'i ��� Opera II .use.  ! '.'��� presenl council is approach-  ' [ ���!!������ end   of  what Iris been un-  ibledly   llie   most  difficult anil  ��� luous  term  since  the city was  u'porated eight years ago.    lhe  il   expansion of the water and  i    'I systems, llie  large  amount of  ��� 'I work which has been under-  en, and lastly llie commence-  nl   of   a  sew ���������'..-. siv..-m hnve  ��� I lire council luiay. Nu one  . is not in intimate  touch  with  �� working cf the various phases  lhe   city's   business   have   anv  i     a of the amount of time which  .   I.,   be  (liven   apart   from the  i   liiiiy   meetings of the  council  ' i    committee   and    detail    work.  ' lere ave those, no doubt, who  idly imagine that an alderman's  '1 ���!. s consist mainly of sitting  i > n I a table for a short time each  i ��� tk " chewing the raj; "and hear-  i: r: deputations.  Ask lhe chairman  of the Board  f Works, the Water and Light  '. immittee, the Sewerage Committee, or the Finance Committee,  whet proportion the time spent at  1 ��� regular meetings bears lo thai  d voti d to committees or to per-  e rnally inspecting or overseeing  . lit] work being done. Proli-  !.' the answer, if it could he  f J md, might surprise even those  worthy city fathers themselves,  A i I all without remuneration ;  and, indeed, the certainty of bos-  til: criticism if any hitch is en-  c wintered.  Kelowna is at a stage of her  growth when the present esystem  of municipal government is a bad  fit. i oo many executive duties to  expect aldermen, who are in most  cases busy business men, to attend  t > as they should be attended to,  and too small a revenue to employ  lhe services of expert superintendents who must, to be worth anything, he well paid.    That is   Kel-  0 v i is present municipal problem  in i nutshell, Tlie duties of each  nl the standing commitlies is in-  cr losing year by year, while   lliose  01 lhe mayor are   practically   con-  tl IUO IS,  I here is small wonder when one  thinks of the still greater responsibilities which ths newyear is likely  t . place upon lhe council lhat the  hi >t li is been freely let fall lately  th it BOine difficulty may be ex-  p ���rienced in gelling together a  council win. can he lelicd upon lo  hive lhe full confidence .of the  r tepayett,  Several of last year's aldermen  I V- definitely signified their in-  I ��� ill "i not lo run again this year,  a .1 so I nr, although it is impossible '<> sped; with any certainty  ii ill! nomination day, not sufficient  ��� utt'i.l.ites arc in sight to fill the  vacancies,  I he Vancouver city council has  rndorsed a scheme ol the Park  I. i t.d !,h* the erection of 'a  $300,  000 reinforced concrete stadium  s aling 30,000 people, and pai king  i i I tn .tors. This stiuc.lure will be  used f 'i athletic and military contests, nnd (or all open air assembles. Il will be the largest structure  of its kind in the world, and wi  be built at one of lhe entrances to  Stanley Park, f hia is a part of  the Mawson City Beautiful plan  which will take years to complete.  1 he stadium will he ready for use  in lhe fall of  1913.  Al llie head of Burraid Inlet the  C. P. R. is laying triple tracks fro  I'ort Moody to Coquillam, and thc  I uilding of huge elevators on the  Port Moody foreshore has been  approved. TheC. P. R. plans to  ship 50,000,000 bushels of wheat  via Burrard Inlet during the next  three years.  THE   -  RECORD OFFICE  FOR  JOB PRINTING  The  War Scare.  Quite in the old style of "The  1 hunderer " is an editorial aiticle  on the European situation that appeared in the" limes" and is being reprinted everywhere. It is  regarded as one of the most powerful peace appeals ever published  iu a newspaper. Ihe following  are some extracts from it:  " ' Is there no means of avoiding  war?' The question is being  asked wilh some bewilderment by  millions of men in this country  who want lo know what difficulties  there are in the present situation  which should threaten Europe with  a general war.  I here is no irresistible waveof  popular feeling, no gusts of angry  passion, such as sweep whole  peoples into war before thev are  well aware what they are doing.  There is no great nation of  Europe which today has the least  desire that millions of men should  he torn Irom their homes and flung  headlong to destruction at the bidding of vain ambition.-.  " In England men will learn with  amazement and incredulity lhat  war is possible over the question  of a Servian port, or even over the  larger issues which are said to lie  behind it. Yet that is whither the  nations are blindly drifting. Who  then, makes war i>  I he answer is to be found in  the chancellories of Europe, among  lhe men who have loo long played  with human lives as pawns in a  game of chess, who have become  so enmeshed in formnlas and. the  jargon of diplomacy that ihey hav��  ceased to be conscious of (he poig-  nnnt realities with which they  trifle.  " And thus will war continue to  he made until the gieat masses  who are the sport of professional  schemers and dreamers' say the  word which shall bring, not eternal  peace, for that is impossible, but a  determination thai wars shall be  fought only in a just and righteous  and vital cause."  190,424 passengers we re carried  by Vancouver street cars on December 24th.  With the linking up of Vancouver and North Bend by telephone  train despatching by telegraph has  become obsolete on the C. P. R.  between Vancouver and St. John,  N. B.  Vancouver capital has been  secured lo build and opciate a refrigerator factory in Kamloops.  The Department of Education  plans to increase the area ol the  University of B. C. campus by lhe  addition of 100 acres, making a  total of 277 acres.  "That fellow is too slick for me.  Sold me a lot that was two feel  undei waler, I went around to  demand my money back."  " Get il ? "  "Get   nothing I    He  sold  me a  second-hand gasoline launch."  ���Technical World  ANGLICAN  St. Michael and All Angela' Church.  tluly Communion, first snd third Sundays in the  in.,r,ri. II ft ���,oi,| aacond and fourth Sundays, sit,  Monnnt I't.y.r.  I it.ny on lite, first and lltird Sundays.  Nl,.11,tna Prey.r .1 11   o'clock;   Ev.nlng Pr.yer .1  7:30.  St. Andrew-'., Okanagan Mieaion.  hirst Mtinl ,v in month. Holy Communion atft.  Matina and I itsnv. 11 a.m.  I v, li.nn;    /tit  Second Sunday. Matins and Holy Communion al 11  Evansons 7:30  IIEV. THOS, CKEKNE. B A.. R.clo..  R.y. C II. MEYRICK. Assistant Priesr.  PRESBYTERIAN  Knox Presbyterian Church, Kelowna.  Morning-Servlcs al II ��� nt ;sv.n{ji(S.rvic.s.l 7:31)  |> m     Sunday School at 2:30 p.m.  W.ekly Pray.r Mortinf on w��dneedaye at S p.r  Benvoulin Praabyterian Church.  Aft.rnoon service at 3 p.m. Sunday School at 2 p.r  METHODIST  Kelownn Methodiat Church.  Sabhstr, Service at 11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.  Sunday School at 2:30 p.m.  Midweek service Wednesday nt fl p.m,  REV. J. W. DAVIDSbN, ,A��� B.D., Pastor.  BAPTIST  Kelowna Baptiat Church, Ellice St.  Sabbath Services at 11 a.m. and 7t30 p.m.  Sabbath Scbool .1 10 ..m.   All w.lcom..  Wed . 7.30. Rev. D. J. Wel.h, P.alor.  Steamboating  E. E. HANKINSON, Kelowna, B.C.  Reaidence 'Phone: No. 105  OLD C.P.R. WHARF  I am prepared to undertake all  kinds of  Lake Transportation  Well  equipped   with  Steam   and  Gasoline   Boats,  and also Scows  EXCURSION   PARTIES  dieted (or  To All I'una ol lhe Lake.  I.rll..  It.,.tin   ..,,,   n-ar-    ,-p    Il'-||"T| 111  i i  i   ii ���fa-->---��lfa��-^*_^__Mi  fKurHdaij, Januarij 2  S-��   , 111"  inn  20th Century Shoe  Repairing Shop  BERNARD' AVENUE  All  Kinds  of  Boots and  Shoes Repaired Promptly  Ladies' nnd   Genta' Rubber   Heela  of the Beat Makea  A. G. McKEOWN  KELOWNA  Agent for the  PENTICTON STEAM  LAUNDRY  Laundry despatched twice a  week.  Prompt attention and careful  work.  J. A. Bigger  BUILDER and CONTRACTOR  Plant and Estimates  Furnished  Residence,    10  Lawrence Ave.  PHONE W  KELOWNA-WEST BANK!  STEAM FERRY  Leaves Kelowna 9 a.m., 3.30 p.m.  Leaves Westbank 9.30 a.m., 4p.m.  Extra Service on  Wednesdays 6t Saturdays  Lesvss Kelowna 11 s.m.  Lesvei Westbank 11.30 s.m.  BEAR CREEK SERVICE,  FRIDAYS  I enves Kelowna 10 a.m., 4.30 p.m.  I.. uvea Bear Creak 10.30 a.m., 5 p.m.  TERMS CASH  JAMES I. CAMPBELL  'Phone No. 108  G. H. E. HUDSON  Landscape and  Portrait  Photographer  Largest Studioa in the Interior  Portrait, by appointment  Pendozi Street,   -   Kslowns  DAVIES & MATHIE  Ladies' and  Gents' Tailors  PENDOZI STREET  Repairing and Pressing  promptly attended to.  .'.     OUR ANNUAL      .-.  Stocktaking and Mid-  Winter Sale is now on  We are making great reductions in all lines of Ready-to-  Wear Garments.   You can not afford to let these great  bargains pass.    The goods are excellent and the price  RIDICULOUSLY LOW  Lequime's Sales are Always Genuine  Ladies' Overcoats  Ladies' Man Tailored Overcoats.  The balance of our winter stock  must be moved out and at prices  before unheard of.  Ladies' Skirts  A great number of Ladies' Skirts  of a variety of style and materials.  Sale price   -   $2.75  Children's Overcoats  Nice warm ones for the little  tots.    All to be cleared at cost.  Men's Overcoats  All new 1912 season stock.  Latest cut. Made upi of Tweed*,  Beaver, Meltons, ficc. Twenty-  five to be moved at prices which  will save you from $5 to $10  per garment.  Men's Suits  A Special Reduction of 20 per  cent, for cash during our midwinter sale.  Remnants!    Remnants!!  Hundreds of remnants of all  conceivable materials. Don't  fail to look them over.  LEQUIME BROS, & CO.  PHONE   -   22  Use Your Influence for  Concrete Roads  There's no need to point  out the advantages of  good roads.  It used to be that there was little choice.  Macadam for the country and smaller cities was  the only material used. Then, twenty years  ago concrete was introduced. And for these  twenty years concrete haa been proving  itself.  It is now acknowledged to be one of the  best known materials lor roads or for street  pavements���to be as far superior to ordinary  macadam as macadam is superior to sand.  Estimating the Cost.  It ii not the first cost of a road that determines ir11 real cost; nor is it the first six months  of service that determines whether it's a good  road or a poor one.  The only sure way to find out what a road  has cost, is to add to the first cost all that is  spent for repairs in fifteen or twenty years.  Now, that's where concrete roads win  every argument���llteir first cost is practically  their only cost;  they require little or no upkeep  The kind of good road,  however, is another  matter.  cost.    Concrete,  instead of   needing repair,  actually becomes stronger with age.  How You Can Help.  You can help your community to come to  a wise decision the next time the question of  roads comes up. " Yonr influence will be a  factor in providing yourself and your neighbors  with thoroughly satisfactory highways.  We wish to convince you first���we know  thst when you are "backed up" with facts  which we will gladly furnish you, you will be  able to convince your neighbors.  Make it. your business to get these facts.  We have a  special department which will  not only give you the facts, but will also      , '  supply valuable assistance to any com-       t  ir.unity desiring to  build concrete       .*  roads. /       rsjsss  Ask for   " Good Roads     ,'      ��*& ln��  Literature"    ot  use   ths       - �������   '"  A  coupon.  Address -Good Roads Department,   ���  Canada Cement Company, Ltd., Montreal  ���bout concrete  highways.  ---i-   I i  i mini suit����� B-f-  nursdai), January t  The Orchard Oitq Record  LOOK  If you are in need of Heavy or Light  ARNESS  come and see our stock.   We carry the best line in  Team Harness also Light Harness, "Stock and English Saddles  (both ladies' and gents'),   All kinds of  ��� Whips, Bits, Bridles, Robes, Fly Nets, Trunks,  Valises, at right prices.  Come and see our stock  before   buying   elsewhere  Now is the time to give your order.  kCp&inng is our special feature  Suggies,  Feed  Wagons,  Hay,  Oats,  Democrats,  &c.  Bran,  Wheat,  Barley &  To suit all purchasers  Oat Chop  '. R. GLENN & SON  Dealers in  Farm and Orchard  Implements  -"endozi Street & Lawrence Avenue     -     KELOWNA  'Phone 150  fUmiatthMtdu  a-dfi-K^  uou know that uou evpuafood  m<Ufoetevthen uou eome home how  uou\ &o\k. uou bjiend toU of time  in Sed^ uou might iutt ad vtoM Se  eomfloitaJcU. a boft djiUttfu mat~  ttetevtiUaddtououleomjohrt. the  mjUhMbMb&dwbnotifumji. \u  aetthem AeA&^harWnemnedtominf  inoMen)^ou^ma4t^e6<^a^e^ean  KELOWNA FURNITURE CO.  " Wt Mak* Homts Happu"  The GREENHOUSES  RICHTER STREET  (SetwSM PrssWyt.ri.n St nn English churches)  BULBS  Chrysanthemums  Carnations  PALMER * ROGERSON - Box 117  J. M. CROFT  Bootmaker.  AU kinds of Repairs  BBRNARD AVENUE,  KELOWNA.  Will Appoint Provincial  Auditor.  It is the intention of the Attorney.  General at the next session of the  Legislature to introduce a bill for  the appointment of a provincial  auditor, who shall occupy an independent position somewhat  analogous to that of the auditor-  General of the Dominion, that is  to say, he will not be subject to  dismissal except by a resolution  of the Legislature after charges  have been laid against him and an  enquiry held.  The idea is that an auditor who  occupies this position will be able  under any circumstances to see  that the law is enforced, and that  no public money is expended  illegally.  There will be a treasury board  comprised of members of the Government, competent to over-rule  his decisions, but in all such cases  a report will have to be made to  the Legislature at the following  'srision, setting forth in full the  expenditure to which the auditor  objected and his reasons for objecting together with the reasons  of the Treasury Board for overruling him.  Government Grant to  Progress Club.  The Provincial Government has  arranged to establish a provincial  exhibit of natural resources in the  permanent quarters of the Progress  Club at Vancouver, and that sufficient money will be granted to enable municipalities, towns and  cities of British Columbia to secure  space for exposition purposes at  half the rate charged to unsub-  sidized exhibitors, is the news received in a Christmas message (rom  the executive council of the Government to Dr. Elliott S. Rowe,  commissioner of the Progress Club.  Upon receipt of this communication display space aggregating 750  square feet was reserved for the  Provincial government, arid an announcement has been sent to all  civic and municipal publicity  bodies in the province notifying  them of the governnent's intention  to render substantial aid in the  establishing of a permanent natural resources exposition in Van-  IftttHver.  New Suffragette Tactics.  The levers of the railway signals  were found tied together in a manner to prevent their proper working at Potters Bar station, on th  Great Northern railway, near London, Christmas evening.  A note attached by a cord indicated that the perpetrators were- suffragettes. Fortunately no mishap  Occurred. By the use of ink, paint  and washing blue, the suffragettes  on Christmas day, .rendered thousands of addresses on letters illegible. The women confined their  campaign to Windsor and other  suburbs and assailed every letter  pillar.  A proposal to tax contractors for  the use of streets while building  operations are being cartied out  is being considered by the commissioners of Calgary.  The commission form of government has been adopted at Lethbridge, and the changes necessary  in the city charter are to be based  on those made by St. John, N.B.  Santa Claus, in an aeroplane, flew  over the heads of thousands of persons gathered at the third international aviation meet of the Pacific  coast, at San Francisco, and dropped candy and nuts into the crowd.  An emphatic denial that he  never advocated continental conscription was contained in a letter  by Lord Roberts to the press. The  veteran said that he approved nf  a democratic force similar to that  of Australia.  Lord Hardinge, viceroy of India  was wounded and an attendant of  his was killed by a bomb hurled  at the viceroy from a housetop as  he wgs entering the new capital of  Delhi. The bomb struck the how-  dah or basket of the viceroy's elephant, killing the attendant instantly,  For nearly eight months eluding  pursuit of the Provincial police  authorities and in the fastness of  the mountains near Clinton, remaining securely hidden through  assistance given them by their fellow tribesmen, Moles Paul and  Psul Spitlam, Indians upon whose  heads a price bf $3,000 had been  set by the Province, ate now in  custody.  AUTOMOBILE REPAIRS.  Our new machinery is now in   full   working   order,   and  we   are   therefore   well   equipped   to   undertake all your  HUT0M0BIL6   REPHIRS.  We have had a long and wide experience in   this work,  and can  give you  satisfaction.  HAVE YOUR CAR OVERHAULED NOW.  We will put in good shape for the spring.  THE  KELOWNA MACHINE SHOPS  OLD CANNERY. ABBOTT STREET  BROWN & MCQUHRRIE, Props.  P.O.Box 147  Irrigation Meeting at Victoria  A special meeting of the Western Canada Irrigation Association  will be held on January 9th and  10th, at Victoria. This is in accordance with the resolution passed at the Sixth Annual Convention of the Association held last  August at Kelowna, when the  following resolution was adopted:  " Resolved, that it} view of the  many important questions concerning irrigation matters in British  Columbia which require public  consideration, it is advisable that  a special meeting of the Associa  tion shall be held in British  Columbia in December 1912, and  that the executive committee is  hereby authorized to convene the  merting on a date to be arranged."  At a later meeting of the executive it was decided to hold the  meeting at Empress Hotel, Victoria, beginning at 10 o'clock, on  Friday, January 9th.  CHARACTER  CLOTHING  If a man is judged by  the clothes he wears,  your reputation will  stand high when you  are dressed in any one  of the specially- selected stock of SUITS* or  OVERCOATS I carry.  Whether you "pay $10  or $20, they all bear  the stamp   of Quality.  Navy Serge Suits  $13.50 and $20.00  Tweed and Worsted Suits  $10.00 to $20.00  Overcoats, $13.50 to $15.00  Everyone welcome to Inspect Stock  H. F. HICKS  Water Street North   -   Kelowna  (Near Bank ot Montreal)  W.M. PARKER & CO.  THE QUALITY JEWELERS  Every man should own a  watch. Business demands  it. The importance of time  demands it from the time  he gets up in the morning  until he goes to bed at  night���so long for this job,  so long for the other; so  long for meals, so long for  sleep, &c. See our line  of watches, from $5 up.  You probably need one.  W.M. PARKER 4 CO.^'i^r  Crowley Block - Box 316 - Bernard Ave.  Jill repairs ahinlulelti guaranteed  Rough and Dressed Lumber.  Shingles, Siding, Doors, Windows,  Mouldings, Etc  Kelowna Saw-Mill Company, Limited  WILSON LAND Co.  NEAR ROYAL HOTEL.  Financial Experts and  Real Estate Brokers.  We have the best Subdivision buys in the City.  Sound, Paying Investments.  Open to buy or list City or Farm Property.  MANAGERS:  ALLAN WILSON      GEORGE HILL.  A Real Good Start for New Year:-  Send us in that sub.���quick, whilst you feel like it.  THE  HOWARD WATCH  WHEREVER  time is measured by minutes and  seconds,   instead   of  hours���the HoWAED is the court ol  final appeal.  The HoWard Watch haa tftll, In  accuracy, design and finish it shows the  ���pirit of the men who make it.  It has traditions and a history that  Americans are proud ot".  Every Howau d is adjusted as a fist  watch���cased and timed in its own  case at the factory.  Primed ticket fixer the price���(,40  to $1 ;o. Let us show you this dis-  liiu-tiv: watch.  Sold by  J. B. KNOWLES  The Jeweler  Bernard Avenue        -        Kelowna, B.C. ���ssmsm  The Orchard City Record  Thursday, Jatwar.tr (  The Kelotona Land  and Orchard Co.,  LIMITED.  CALL OR WRITE  K. L. 0. Co.'s OFFICE  Belgo. Block - Kelotona, B.C.  The table and plated  ware department at this store  is the best equipped in this section of  tlie country. Our selection is unique in  attractiveness ami useftiltiras. Yon will It nil  ��hat you want here, whether it ia for i, gift or  for your own  use.    Come in  to-day anil see.  MORRISON - THOMPSON  HARDWARE CO., Ltd.  L.  Coal!  Coal!!  Real Pensylvania Hard -   $17.50 per ton  Nicola Coal (Lump)  Taber Smokeless   -  $10.00 per ton  $12.00 per ton  W. HAUG    -    KELOWNA, B.C.  Just About Now is the Right Time  to call in and renew your subscription to th* "Record.'  s^vvwvvMvvwvv^i��AiMni  Town and Country  Mr. L. J. Meuser left for Seattle  Thursday morning.  J. Kincaid returned Tuesday  morning to Kamloops after spend  ing Christmas in town.  Messrs. Gaddes-McTaviah Ltd.  are moving into their new offices  in the Leckie Block this week.  A start has been made on the  branch aewer on the alley north  of Bernard avenue.  Muddy roads between Christinas  and new year seem a little unreasonable, but that is what the  soft weather ia giving us juat now.  The new school in Gleninote  will be open for the first lime on  Monday.  Mr. C. C. Prowse is leaving  shortly on a visit east.  Mr. H. W. E. Canavan was in  town for a few days this week.  Miss Ethel Hall has been granted a diploma from the provrncial  Normal School.  Mr. E. Newby is selling out his  interests in Kelowna and expects  to leave for Victoria in the apring.  Last Friday the Sunday-school  and congregation of the Methodist church held a Christmas gathering in the church. Supper was  served by the Ladies' Aid and the  children of the Sunday-school  were made happy with Christmas  presents of candies, nuts, &c.  The Royal Bank of Canada has  sltl! further extended its scope by  purchasing the Bank of British  Honduras. The branch will be  located at Belize.  The choir and Chancel Guild  of St. Michael and All Angels presented lhe reclor and Mrs. Greene  with a ii.mdsnme silver three-light  candelabrum (a Christmas gift) as  a token of their esteem and in  appreciation of the many acts of  kindness shown ihem during the  year.  The Baptist Y.P.S. is resuming  its meetings Monday evening next,  when Mr. H. D. Riggs, lhe president, will lead the discussion with  a paper on Abraham. The subjects chosen for consideration  during the coming quarter are  most interesting and the co-operation of the members is asked to  make the meetings as successful  as they have been in the past.  On Thursday evening next, January 9th, at the home of Mrs. Geo.  Thompson, a social will be held  inder the auspices of Ina W.C.T.U,  \ hearty invitation is extended to  young people and older ones loo,  In attend. The evening will be  filled with a good programme of  gan.es, muaic, &c. An offering will  taken. Don't forget the date,  please.  lite broke out this morning in  B washhouse nt the rear of (he  Chinese restaurant near the fire  all. The brigade were called out,  and soon had the blaze out. A  strong wind waa blowing at the  time and it the fire had really got  a start lhe result would have been  more serious.  Messrs. Max Jenkins & Co. have  purchased the liverv busineaa of  Messrs. Collett Bros. The popular  chief of Kelowna'a fire brigade haa  been in Measra. Collett'a employ  for some five yeara and will no  doubt make good aa the " boas."  The duties of the office are being  taken up by Mr. S, Wade, formerly  of Lawson's, Ltd.  The marriage took place on the  evening of New Year's Day of  Leonard McKillican, of Kelowna,  and Miss Gladys Bughman. of Penticton. I he ceremony waa performed at the Methodist parsonage  by lhe Rev. J. W. Davidaon.  1 he new year's ball promoted  by the non commissioned officers  of the local B.C. Horae waa a very  successful event, about 150 people  being present. The room waa  decorated with flags and streamers  and the sprinkling of uniforma  amongst the dancera lent further  color to the BCene. Music waa  provided by Mr. Robert Duncan's  orchestra.  Phono" 194 po Box 12  Office Crowley Block  E. ENGLAND  BUILDER  Docoratinf A General Houia Repairs  General Houae Repaira will be  speedily attended to and abao-  lutc satisfaction guaranteed.  Call at office if in town, 'phone or  write if at home.  PROFESSIONAL AND  BUSINESS CARDS  BURNE & TEMPLE  Solicitors,  Notaries Public,  Conveyancera, etc.  KELOWNA, :: B.C.  R. B. KERR  Barrister  and Solicitor,  Notary Public.  KELOWNA. i B. C  P. EDMUND CORBY  Architect  Crowley Block  P.O. Boi, 09  Kelo  C. Haryey, B.A., Sc, C.E., D.L.S., B.C.L.S.,  and B.C.L.S.  CHARLES   HARVEY,  CIVIL ENGINEER and   LAND  SURVEYOR.  Kelowna,    B. C.  Phone 147. P.O. Bo. 231  PIANOFORTE  MR.  HAROLD  TOD   BOYD  Kxdiliitioncr Royal Collate   of   Muaic,   and lately  with Kendriak Pyn��, Mm. Doc, Orgariin of thc  Cathedral,  Manchester,  Ens.,  RECEIVES PUPILS  At th* Studio, Trench Block, Kelowna.  Music   of   avory   description   supplied.  P.O. m 437.  RICHARD. H. PARKINSON  BRITISH COLUMBIA LAND  SURVEYOR.  CIVIL ENClNEER  P.O, BOX 137  KELOWNA  Dr. J. W. Nelson Shepherd  DEMTIST  i'. it Bo�� taa ���('lion,, �����  Corner Peneozi Street and  Lawrence Avenue.  Mr. B. (i. MEYRICK  Reccivci Pupila at hia Studio in the MORRISON  BLOCK for I ,n��fins in  PIANOFORTE, VIOLIN, ORGAN,  SINGING snd HARMONY  3 year.' prevrou. sxp.ri.nce    Will play lor dance.  A.hheaaHi.x 257, Kelowna, B.C.     Phone (.7  JOHN CURTS  CONTRACTOR & IIUIIDEIi  Plant and Specifications Prepared  and estimates given for publicBuild-  tngi.Town and Country Residences  JOHN CURTS. KELOWNA  PHONE No. 93  Pianoforte, Organ, Voice Production  Singing, Harmony,Counterpoint, ic.  STANLEY  HODKINSON  A.R.C.O.  CAssnt iMe of the Royal College ol Ot��iniata, 1 und.)  dive* lettont in the above subjects.  Qualified   by   examination.     Many  PIANOFORTE  ���ucceaiei  at local rxaminationa (Trinity  College, London)  IS  yeara* aucceuful  teaching experience  Studio   -   Raymer Block  Itf. T. ASHBRIDGE  CIVIL ENGINEER  Assoc, Mam. Can. Soc. C. E        Ciaduaie Toronto  Unlvaralty  Waterworks and Sewerage SyeteeM, Purapin�� and  Lighting Plants, Concrete Conatruction, ate.  nOELOWNA. B. C.  S. W. THAYER, D.V.S.  VETERINARY SURGEON  (Cnvdua- MoCsll lU.ivs.sit,)  Residence :   LAWRENCE AVE.  Meiiagca  may  be   left  at  the  office  of  Maura. Rattenbury At Williams  Miss FRANCES A. PEARSON  I..H.A.M. (London)  teachaa correct  VOICE PRODUCTION, SINKING  Box 366, Kelowna.  Or apply "Record" Office.  CHARLES WALL  ERENCH   POLISHER  Furniture Repollslied It Henocated  Box 545 Kelowna. 0.C.  Sutton's Seeds  ORDERS TAKEN NOW FOR  Cut Flowers  Carnations  Chrysanthemums  Violets  h: lysons  Kelowna.  Greenhouse;  P. BURNS & Co., Ltd.  Wholesale and-Retail  MEAT MERCHANTS  Fresh Meat Daily  Full supply of Hams and Bacon  Fresh Fish in season  Ideal Fruit Soil. Abundance of Water.  Close to Town and Market.  There it only ona GLENMORE. Don't mi., tho opportunity of eelecting a (aw acraa of thia daairabla  property.  IF you wish a cheap building lot or an acre of land call on ua and wa will  ahow you our sub-division  ���   WOODLAWN   ��  Juat four blocks from th* centra of the town.    Pricea lew.   Terma aaay,  monthly payment* if ao desired.  Fire Insurance  W* repraaent only the beat board eompanita.  T4a Cantral Okan^an Landa, Ltd*.  KELOWNA, mC.  GO TO  Elliott & Copelandl  When you want a  BARGAIN IN REAL ESTATE  They have the best values in the  City and District.  " Every Buyer a Booster"  Come and see us  and   get   our  pricea before purchasing  Elliott & Copeland  Real Estate and Insurance Broken  Phone 25 KELOWNA, B.C.  O.L LUMBER CO.. Ltd.  i    '    i i    i    ii ii ii nu aefc������  Are now completely equipped to  supply all your lumber   needs  We have now a large stock of  local and coast  ROUGH AND FINISHING LUMBER  of   high-grade quality   and   in  splendid condition.  A complete line of  DOORS AND WINDOWS  LATH AND SHINGLES  .-a Phursduij, January 2  The Orchard Gittj Record  iwart  Coming  Colds  I'ou know the symptoms  l-slight, shivery sensation,  lieling of dullness, tired  ratery eyes, sneezing, &c,  fou can't avoid these, but  du can escape the results,  am to depend on  ((  Laxacold  }>  stops a fresh cold in a  ew hours and cures an  [Id firmly-settled one in  I couple of days. If you  the remedy once you  Irill swear by it thereafter. It goes to the  lource of the trouble and  Directs the abnormal conditions that make colds  0881  ble.  Price 25 cents  B. Hits & Co.  [UCGISTS and STATIONERS  Kelowna,     B. C.  fcbNE 19      ,  SYNOPSIS OF COAL  MINING REGULATIONS  Coal mining righta of the Dominion in  Manitoba, SaakatchttwAn and Alberta, the  Yukon Territory, the North-west Territories, and in a portion of the Province of  Britiah Columbia, may be leaaed foraterm  of twenty-one yeara at an annual rental of  $1 an acre. Not more than 2,560 acrea will  be leased to one applicant.  Application for the leaae muat be made  by tne applicant in peraon to tha Agent or  Sub-Agent of the district in which the  righta applied for are aituated.  In surveyed territory the land must be  described by aectiona, or lege! subdivisions  of aectiona, and in unatirveyed territory the  tract applied for shall be staked out by the  applicant himself.  Each application must be accompanied  by a fee of $5 which will be refunded if  the rights applied'for are not available, but  not otherwise. A royalty shall be paid on  the merchantable output of the mine at  the rate of live cent* per ton.  The person Operating the mine shall furnish the Agent with sworn returns accounting for the full quantity of merchantable  coal mined and pay the royalty thereon. If  the coal mining righta are not being operated, such returns should be furnished at  least once a year.  The lease will include the coal mining  righta only, but the lessee may be permitted to purchase whatever available surface  rights may be considered necessary for the  working of the mine at the. rate of $10 an  acre.  For full information application  should  be made to the secretory of the Department  of the Interior. Ottawa, or to any Agent or  Sub-Agent of Dominion Lands.  W. W. CORY,  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  N.B.���Unauthorized publication of this  advertisement will not be paid fer.  An ad. in tha "Record"  it tha hall-mark of a progressive  butineM.     IiuUt   upon  people  knowing you're there  Dr. MATHISON  Dentist  KELOWNA    :    B.C  Have you tried it  yet ?   Tried what ?  Sliptivity  Axle Grease  " TJood stuff  Ona pound tins, 15c.  Geo. Thomlinson  Harness Maker    - -     Kelowna  The GREENHOUSES  RICHTER STREET  ��PraaWt��ilaaaa��wEa��tiahcll��rtlia.>  BULBS  chrysanthemums  Carnations  PALMIR & ROGERS0N - Box 117  TaUeluaa  ���  SS  J. M. CROFT  Bootmaker.  AU kinds of Repairs  BERNARD AVENUE,  KELOWNA.  A New Year Resolution:  See that your wife haa a Modem Equipment  a-feta*-*"'  which save Dirt, Work and Worry.  Electric Reading Lamps  From $6 to $45  Electric Irons, Toasters,  Heaters, Broilers, &c.  And Every Article Guaranteed  OlCVCleS *or tne k��y or for the older ones.  Glass. China and Crockery  A splendid stock  -  Our atoclt  ia full of useful aufgaation* (or Gift purpoae*, and it will pay  you to coma and look around.  |  GEO. F. JAMES - Pendozi Street  P. O. Box 90  Telephone 54  Bssu   Weird   Erection*   That   Make  Architect* Pause and Wonder  Bow tke Next Curloinj li  i       to be Built.  . _ wealthy American of the name  of Stoke* Is building a new house ln  Oouowtilcirt. Moat of It Is built trom  tbe old British battleship Wellington.  Ibe ninth wing Is to be composed of  �� oid Tudor manor-house from Suffolk, which between now and the  eprlog will have been transported la  tnstaananta across the Atlantic.  One of the most famous of till freak  houses exists on an estate on the  edge of the forest of Fontalnebleau,  new Pamta. It to a mansion built In  th* branches of two mighty oak*. The  cmw, a retired silk merchant, uses  tt ss ble country house for alx months  every year duping the leafy period.  There Is nothing flimsy about It,  though It is all of wood.  A t*U etalrcuee leads to the nialn  door. The house has gabies, windows, and chimneys, Juat like any  building on solid ground. A balcony  ten feet wide run* round the whole.  With such ingenuity did the archi-  teot work that practically so cutting  away wa* found necessary. In several  piece* the giant trees are bound to-  �� ether by green-painted iron chain*  i order to afford a solid platform.  A SUBMARINE VILLA  An equally enviable and equally  original man la the owner of what  to practically a submarine villa. It  to aituated at Lakeelde, a fashionable  suburb of Chicago. The owner, s  pork-packer, worka ell the year round  taking no holiday.  Bat he escapes a great deal of the  scorching Chicago Summer by trans-  planting himself every June to the  submarine cottage whose roof Ue*  tan feet below the surface of Lake  Michigan, which skirts hto gardens.  The house under the lake 1* small,  but it contains a billiard-room and  a study, as well us bed-rooms and  kitchen. Only one servant accoin-  paii'les ihe enterprising packer of pork  to his cool summer home.  At the other end of the' scale of  expense, but equally novel, was the  disused boiler that a tramp some  year* ago took possession of near  Peterborough, England. The fascinations of his boiler-home had reoalim-  ed him from a wunderlng lite. It was  the pride that made him daub his  name all over tin- outside with paint  that betrayed him.  The great American newspaper proprietor, Pulitzer, who died recently,  hod a morbid hatred of noise. Before taking permanently to life on an  oceau-golug yacht, he had at one time  a small, rlng-shapcil house near New  York. In the middle of the circular  court stood hlB own block - a bedroom, a Ibaith-room, and a music-  room. Wlndowlese on the inside of  the ring, the house was a house of  ���>ce to the blind newspaper-owner  i��� th* middilo, the courtyard being  paved with rubber.  Sl'OILIMi THE JOKE.  Of all freak houses, perhaps the  queerest would have been one In Bus-  sex, England. An American, who waa  trying to settle down to English ways,  had a small country bouse there, holding a commanding situation on a  hilltop. An injudicious wager touched Ms American pride, and he started  sho���Ing his defiance for all things  British by ordering a squad of local  pointers to paint the four aides of hi*  house ta'the glorious gleefully, but a  stolid district council soon stepped In  and spoiled the Joke.  FOIL PLAT  Twos th* first night of that great  drama, "The Clue of tha Return Half;  or, Did Sho Not Come Back?" at that  home of the actor's art, the Thespian  Theatre, Little Sloccombe. Little  Blocoombe ��� and this ahould Ibe  noted before the curtain rises ��� to  a great place, and is famed ln several  village* round about for Its football.  They are enthusiasts In Little Sloccombe.  But the curtain rises, and the play'a  the thing! Here comes th* great detective, specially wired for, to Inquire  Into the strange and enthralling mystery which envelops ths moated  grange. Almost Immediately he find*  a clue. Four people have been shot.  A bush full* upon tbe house aa th*  great deuthhound make* hi* momentous pronouncement.  "Ha, ha!" ha one*, la dramatic  tone*. "There ha* been foul play  her*���foul play! Now, what nut shall  1 do?"  From Uie gallery earn* a voice,  clear and insisteut, to the perplexed  iMecllve-actor:���  '���Olvs 'em a fie* kick, guvnor.  That's the gamut"  BIG GUN DUEL  Daring Crimean War to Test Merits  of Big Guns a Dnel Wus Decided  Upon Between British snd  I Russian Gunners.  Bven war, with ail Ita grim horror,  has now and then a bit of fun, and  enemies, pitted against each other ln  deadly struggle, can relax Into friendly controversy. A general relates a  curious incident of tlie Crimean War.  While the British Army lay before  Sebnstopol much speculation went on  In regard to the relative merits of  certain Russian and certain British  guns.  One day, during hii armistice, a  Russian officer of artillery came to  the British lines and asked to see  the commander of the Britiah artillery.  "Your sixty-eight pounder that  your people call 'Jenny' Is a beautiful  gun," said the Russian; "but we have  one as good ln the embrasure, and  we ahould like a fair duel with her."  Arrangements were made that at  twelve the next day all other firing  ahould cease, and that the two guns  should be put to the test.  At the appointed time a large number of officers were assembled to  view tlie contest. The British sailors  of tbe gun detachment took off their  otfps and saluted the Russians, who  returned the compliment. The British  gun, as the settlor, was allowed to  fire firat. It struck the side of the  Russian embrasure. Then the Russians returned a good shot.  The third shot from "Jenny" went  clear through tlie enemy's embrasure.  The bluejackets, thinking the victory  was theirs. Jumped upon the para-  pete and cheered. But they were  mistaken. Iu a minute out came the  Russian gun again and delivered  several accurate shots. "Jenny" got  a bad thump on her Bide, but It did  no material harm.  At the seventh shot from the  British side the Russian gun was  knocked clean over. The British fellows cheered vociferously, aud the  Russians mounted the parapet and  took of fthelr hats ln acknowledgement of defeat. This ended tho great  gun duel, and more serious hostilities  were resumed.  BfflWSliUCK  Of tlie many relics of Nelson, few  appear so Interesting as a humble  little object In an obscure English  town. At the Huston Grammar School,  In Norfolk. Ixird Nelson was numbered amongst the pupils, and one summer evening he spent some time ln  oaiying the initials II N. on the wall  that surrounds tile school.  Years afterwards, when he became  tlie people's Idol, visitors m-.tde a  point of viewing Ills handiwork ou  tlie wall, and prt :-uut!ons were Liike.i  to gua-i-d zealously tills memento of  the ruinous Admiral. But In 1S41 u  great storm blew down u tree, 'vhleh  In Its fall purtly demolished the iiot'd  niiii-oiiiy. On the following moni'iig,  Mr. Rider Haggard (recently created  a baronet), who was visiting the  head master, spent Borne time In  assisting to find the music leMers,  attil it was reserved for the celebrated  lievelll to discover the Identical brick  required.  He banded il over lo Hie .principal  of Uie sclniiii ,aud today t!io brick  rests enclosed in a thade bearing a  suitable Inscription, in die most prominent position In the school. Small  wonder, therefore .Unit when a Norfolk scholar was naked the Question,  "Who was Nelson?" lie replied, "lie  waa a brick!"  1     NO DOCKS FOit ii i: ii  "Why Is It, Unit In tbe spring a  young woman's fane) Is so upt to  turn to clucking liens? UuM year one  ol my best friends iiUndonod Uie  footllghta aud sought llie actor's ort-  di'eatned-of purad.se, a little home in  the country.  "As a recreation slie decided to  start a poultry farm, wltlr.lt she did  with a bnrn-yard lieu u:ul thirteen  eggs from tho village store. Nol  lulling even Uie most e'cmentiiry  knowledge of poultry, ��ho Inquired  of n neighbor how long eggs generally  took to hatch. She reco.ved tlie reply:  "'Three weak* for chickens and  four for ducks,.'  "Tbe neighbor met Iter some time  afterward, ami, on being inked how  the poultry farming wus going on,  she replied, tvlth a lowering countenance:  "���Oh, I've finished with it. Al the  end of three weeks there were no  chickens, so 1 took the lieu off, as 1  didn't  want ducks.'"  THEY ONLY LOOKED 0M.  Johnny hasn't been to school long,  but he already holds some peculiar  views regarding the administration  of his particular dlaee.  Tlie other day lie came home with  a singularly morose look on his usually smiling face.  "Why, Johnny," tsesH hi* mother,  "what's tlie mattert"  Johnny suoptud.  "I ain't going to that old school  no mote,'   ho fiercely announced.  "Why, Johnny," said hto mother,  reproachfully, "you mustn't talk Ilk*  that. What's wrong with Ihe ���ohool?"  "1 ain't goln' there no more," Johnny replied; "an' it'* became oil th'  boys In my room ia bloomia' ol*  cowards!" m,  "Why, Johnny, Johunyl"  'Vis, llioy are. There was a boy  viYsperln' this raornin', an' teacher  snlv him tin' bumped hie head on th'  desk ever an' ever so many time*.  An' Uioso big cowards sat there an'  tildn'l say give ti up nor nothln'. Th*y  let Unit old teacher bang th' hood  off ih' poor little boy, an' they juit  sat tfosfe an' seen her do Itl"  "Anil what did you do, Johnnyf"  "1 didn't do ncthln' ��� I wss lb*  boyl"  .SA��*S. �� ,��&,,.��> ~  EVIDENTLY A MISTAKE  Twua at the skating rink, and the  young Nun was but a beginner.  Wherefore he lost his balance!  lie made a w.ld effort to grab anything In the way of support. And,  as It happened, the nearest thing was  a rushioiiably-dreased lady, also on  skates,   tihe promptly tinned on him.  "You contemptible cur!" she shrieked. "1)0 you Uilnk 1 am a lamp post,  or a piece of furniture, or what?  You ought not to be allowed In here,  you clumsy lout! What right have  you to tear oUier people's clothes to  rags, and claw them In that mud  way? You are uot fit "  But Ihe young man had now recovered his composure.  "Pardon me, madam," he remarked, "but haven't you made a mistake?"  "A mistake?" gasped the lady.  "What do you  mean?"  "Simply this, madam," came the  ciUin retort, "I am not your husband!"  "Accused of begging!", exclaimed a  magistrate. "Why, you aro llie very  mnn who wns begging nt my door  yesterday!"  "Yes," assented the Vagrant, wlUi  a sneer, "anl you didn't give me anything."  "Well, I'M give you sjn.ctli.ng uot.  Foul Icon  day.;!"  ��-- ��� . .  ��� ��� ��� irV''**'**-"-  START THE NEW YEAR by Win, .  STEEL RANGE  S32S1  All  size*  in  stock.  Fuel Savers, Labor Savers, and a Large Oven.  Come in and talk it over with ua.  Dalgleish & Harding  KFLLER BLOCK  TEAMS FOR SALE  APPLY  Belgo - Canadian Fruit   Lands Co.  We Are Busy  But Not Too Busy  to give you the Beat  and Quickest service  in any matter involving  JOB PRINTING  Our plant is modern  and growing all the  time, snd we can  well satisfy you and  all your printing  requirements  Office Stationery,  Advertising Booklets,  Posters & Handbills,  Programs & Tickets,  Company and  Legal Forms  ���PHONE 94  or call in at the office  Kelowna  Record  Printing Department The Orchard Clfoj Record  Thursday, January 2  Money - Saving Prices  at Oxley's  To reduce several lines of our stock before  Stocktaking, we will give tlie public some  very special prices on  Saturday and Monday  January 4th and 6th  Choice Picnic Hams - - 20c. lb.  Choice Raisins, new stock - 4 pks. 30c.  Shamrock Creamery Butter-3 lbs. $ 1.10  Choice Prunes, new stock - 3 lbs. 25c.  Corn Starch - - - 3 pks. 25c.  Ginger Sniaps - - - 2 lbs. 25c.  Genuine Norweg'nSardines-2 tins 25c.  Kelloggs Corn Flakes        -  1 Oc.pkg.  Oxley's Special Blend Tea  Better than any 60c. tea on tlie market  Regular price, 50c.  Special on Saturday|and Monday to introduce,   35c.  Ib.  One pound to eacli customer  COME  EARLY and take advantage of  these  pricef.  We Guarantee Satisfaction  f WANTED! )  2 Cents per word, tint insertion and  1 Cent per word each aubaequent  insertion, minimum 25 ents.  POSTS FOR SALE  I'ii.   cr:,lur   and   tamarac   posts. Price  (delivered) quoted on application, Apply  Bouvette & Meuier, P.O. Box 448. 2.9  FIR WOOD FOR SALE  Alao   Cottonwood.     Delivered.    Apply  Bouvette & Brown, Box 448. 43tt  FIR FENCE POSTS FOR SALE  Apply Cather, Kelowna.    'Phone B4.  3-5  FOR SALE  Five well.bred White Wyandotte cock,  erela. Apply McKillican, Glenn Ave.   4-5  YOUNG MAN  (experienced) deairea position sis Grocery  Clerk.   Box F, "Record "office.        ��ty  FOR SALE  Fresh Milk Cow.    Apply Cather, VU\-  owna.    'Phone B4  4-6  PRUNING  The  above   work   undertaken by contract or by the day.     Apply  H.  G., Box  134, Kelowna. 4-7  , PASTURAGE  Cattle or  horses well (ed and cared lor  by South Kelowna Land Co.   Apply R. S,  Hall, Mission Ranch. 4-7  DRY WOOD FOR SALE  Apply F.   A,  Taylor  or    Lynn  Harvey,  K.L.O. Bench. 5t(  WOOD FOR SALE  Cut I -tin $4 per rick delivered;   Min.   and  I6in. $2.50 delivered. Cather, phone 34.  5t(  $10 REWARD  For return o( red and white cow, branded  FC on right hip and left shoulder. No  ether mark.    Cather, Phone 34. 5t(  THE STORE OFPLEK  'Phone - 35  LOST  Mooly heifer, 2 year, all   dark brindle, no  white, faint brand JA right hip.  $5 reward  Record Office or  C. II. Leathley, Rutland.  HAY FOR SALE  Clover. $15 ton.   Record Office  or  C.  H.  Lenthlev, Rutland.  FOUND .  Black   and   tan   pup.   Christmas   day,   3  months old.    Owner may   have  aame   by  paying expenses.    Anply Box 303.  >tock Taking Clearance.  All through the month of January as we proceed  taking of stock  our many  counters  will be stocked of all  ODDS and ENDS  that must necessarily accumulate after a season's business  We have not as yet laid these goods on our tables, but, starting  Monday* January 6th,  For  the  whole month,  you will  find  GOOD SEASONABLE MERCHANDISE  at prices that should appeal to the average person.  You may find such goods as ,  Ladies', Misses, and Children's Coats, .Sweaters,  Odd Lines of Hosiery, Blouses, Skirts,  Knitted  Petticoats,  Boots and Shoes,  Remnants of Dress Goods, of Flannelettes,  Silks, Ribbons, Embroideries, Laces, Veilings,  Curtain Materials, Beltings, Blousings,  Art Serges, Cretonnes, etc., etc.  These goods will not be all put on sale at once, but  every day through stock-taking  you may expect to see something different.  OUR MENS FURNISHINGS  Also will have a genuine clean-up, and, if you need a Shirt, a Hat, an Overcoat,  or anything on theise bargain tableB, you will surely make a five dollar bill go some.  OI IR    (~"AI   RMr^AR^ for 1913 are not put up  in suitable  form  WL/I\    ^/Al^JLjlNL//-\r\0        for   mailing   without  injury,  and  we  shall be glad if our patrons will call and get one.  THOMAS LAWSON, LIMITED  Phones:      Dry Goods, 314;    Office, 143.  STOCKTAKING  SPECIALS.  FOUR.  Leard's Canned  Chicken,  fine for salads  or cold meat,  1 lb. tins, 40c. each.  Leard's Chicken  ��  Soup,  good for persons  sick or well,  21b. tins, 25c. each.  Robertson's Scotch  Marmalade,  as good as the  best,  21b. tins, 40c. each.  British Columbia  Salmon,  flavor good, but  color very light,  lib flat tins, 2 for 25c  We dorit want to  have one can of  above when  we lake  stock  the end of  January.  OPENING  Announcement  MESSRS.  CASORSO BROS.  beg to announce that they  are now open (or business in  , their new  Butcher Store  Best quality of fresh local  meat sold  PROMPT DELIVERIES  WATER STREET  Behiad Bank of Montreal  \  BALED HAY  Second crop, delivered   anywhere  in .the  Valley, $24 per ton.    Apply   M.   Hereron,  Kelowna. ' 6tf  STRAYEr  From my place Friday, Dec. 27, sorrel or  chestnut mare, lame on one foot, branded.  Rewaid will be given for information  leading to recovery, or return to A, W.  Dalgleiih, Rutland, B.C. 6tf  YOUNG LADY  Hu  time to clean  one  or two  office*.  Regular  preferred.        Apply  box LV.,  Record Office. 6-7p  BICYCLE for aale cheap.    Record Office.  Frank Mitchell  (from England)  Contractor for PUtttrkf  end  Non-smoking  Fire Places  Apply Royal Hotel  The McKenzie Co.  D. A. CAMERON  Painter       Paperhanger  Apply  Abuvt ths " Record " Office  Okanagan  Valley  Nursery  Our trees are vigorous,  well rooted, and true to  name. We have selected  our scions and buds from  the best bearing trees in  this valley, from the orchards that grow the prize  fruit, that got the highest  prizes at the greatest apple  ���hows in the world.  We want you to know about  our extra quality one-year-  old trees on two-year-old  roots. We have had 25  yean' experience in the  nursery business and know  how.  Come and see our stock.  Okanagan Valley Horary  KELOWNA, B.C  J. G. STOCKWELL -  Mangr.  HEWETSON and MANTLE, Ltd.  CAPITAL AUTHORIZED   .   $75,000  MONEY TO LOAN  On First Mortgage!  Agreements for Sale Purchased  FIRE,  LIFE, AND ACCIDENT INSURANCE  -Limited-  WE HAVE NOW  f EVERY FACILITY  FOR DOING  HIGH CLASS JOB PRINTING

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