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Array Ifelrtomt  VOL. IV.   NO. 6.  KELOWNA BRITISH COLUMBIA, THURSDAY. JAN. 4, 19,  Frozen to Death on  New Year's Day  Disastrous Ending to Festive  Gathering  Frozen to death on New Year's  day only a short distance from  home was the fate of Beauchamp  B. Starkey, upon whose body today an inquest was comu.enced  yesterday. Starkey's corpse was  found in the snow frozen stitt in a  gully about one and a half miles  south of Nahun.  The unfortunate man it appears  had been staying during Christmas  with Mr. H. B. Kinnard, postmaster  at Nahun. On the last day of the  old year he set out to visit the  Somerset brothers about two miles  away. A party of some eight men  had got together there to see the  old year out. He stayed there all  night and about 3 o'clock on  Monday started to walk back to  the postmaster's honsj? He had a  trail of about half a mile to traverse  before striking the wagon road,  but he seems to have been more  or less under the influence of  liquor, and blundered around in  the snow for a short distance falling  several times as his tracks plainly  show finally giving way to the  stupifying cold, and lying down to  die. He was clad only in a light  suit, and entirely unable to stand  exposure to the intense cold of  New Year's day.  The inquest was opened yesterday morning but adjourned to  arrange for attendance of witnesses,  and for the sesult of a postmortem  examination. Starkey was an Englishman, but had been in America  and Canada for a number of years.  He was fairly well-known in town  having worked for a short period  with Collelt Bros. H : is said to  leave a wife (divorced) and two  children in Seattle.  Country Girls' Conceit  The concert and dramatic entertainment organized by the Country  Girls' branch of the Hospital Aid  took place last Friday in the Opera  House. There was a large attendance and ihe affair was voted a  huge success in every way. The  first part of the evening was takan  up by a miscelai. jobs concert consisting of songs by Miss Smith, Mrs.  Thompson, Mrs. Harvey, Messrs.  G. McKenzic, Ferrier, Tom Hill  and Pedlar, and readings by Mrs.  Armstrong and Miss Hogarth. The  accompaniest was Mr. H. T. Boyd.  The second part was a one-act  comedy, " My Turn Next," in which  the dramatis persona; were as  follows :  Taxacum Twitters Mr. W. B. Peaae  Tom Trap, commercial traveller  Mr. Reyuolda  Farmer Wheatear Mr. R. C. Reed  Tim Bolus, Twitters' resistant  Mr. Temple  Lydia, Twitters' wife Mrs. Peters  Cicely, her sister..Miss Dorothy Winter  Peggy, Twitters' house-keeper  Miss Margaret Metcalfe  The Curling Club has had things  in full awing this week, the weather  having been ideal for the popular  winter sport. The club haa now  two sheets of ice in first-class order,  and there has been a large attendance of members during the paat  week. The rinkf have been drawn  for the season, and the competitions have already commenced.  City of  Kelowna  PUBLIC MEETING  will be held in the  OPERA  HOUSE  On Tuesday, January 9th at 8 p.m,  to afford the retiring Council,  School Trustees and candidates for  the coming Municipal Election an  opportunity to meet the electors,  Ladies cordially invited,  By order of  THE MAYOR  Opening of New School-house  for .Ellison District  Hon. Price Ellison Present    -    Big Crowd Attend Concert,  Supper, and Dance  The new Ellison school-houae,  which was opened on Tuesday by  the Hon. Price Ellison certainly  received a thorough housewarm-  ing at the concert, supper and  dance which marked the event.  Ihe crowd of people, probably  about 400, who assembled from  far and wide exceeded all expectations, and those who had charge  of the arrangements had their  hands full to provide accomodation. A temporary shed, 200 feet  long had been erected to shelter  the horses of the visitors, but this  was filled up early, and every  available post in the neighborhood  of the school seemed to have a  horse tied to it. The roads were  in perfect condition for sleighing,  and although a little cold, the clear  air and wonderfully bright moonlight, tempted sleigh loads of peo-  from town and country.  The new school is a fine two-  roomed structure with a full basement, and was built at a cost of  $7,200 by Mr. J. A. Biggar, of  Kelowna. The partition between  what'should have been the two  rooms had been omitted so as to  provide a large room for public  meetings, etc. The school is handsome in appearance, well-lighted,  and heated by means of a furnace.  Ellison people are proud of their  new school and with good reason,  and it was decided to mark the  opening with   a   big   celebration.  The meeting was to have commenced at eight o'clock, but it was  ittle later when Mr. M. Hereron,  secretary of the school trustees,  who with his well-known loyalty  to Ellison district has been largely  instrumental in having the new  school built, took the chair, and on  behalf of the trustees and the people, he expressed the general  pleasure and gratitude to the government for providing the new  school, and to the Hon. Price  Ellison for his energies in avoca-  ting the claims of the district.  An address of welcome and  gratitude to the Hon. Price Ellison  from the school children was read  by Master Willie Hereron.  Mr. J. Cummisky, of Vernon,  was the first speaker. He congratulated the people of Ellison on  the handsome school building  which they were opening. He had  been interested for many years in  educational matters in the province  and it was a great pleasure to him  to be present. He reviewed the  early history of the educational  movement in Canada and the difficulties which had been experienced by the early pioneers in laying  the foundations of the splendid  educational system of the Dom-  ion. He referred in high appreciation to the work of Sir Charles  Tupper, who in 1857 founded the  hirst free schools in the Dominion  of Canada. In the Okanagan the  progress of educational facilities  had been rapid. The many fine  school buildings which were now  to be found in the Valley were  evidences of the great interest  which had been taken in the cause  of education by the Hon. Price  Ellison.  Mr. L. V. Rogers, B.A., of the  Kelowna Public School, in an eloquent address, urged the importance of education, and the necessity of fostering in. the minds  of the young a national spirit, and  loyalty to their own country of  Canada aa a unit of the British  Empire.  Mr. Thomas Lawson, a Kelowna  school trustee and ex-chairman of  the B C. School Trustees Association, added his congratulations on  the magnificent building which the  people of Ellison now possessed.  One of the significant features of  educational matters in the province  was the great improvement in  school buildings over what had  been considered satisfactory in  days gone by. This wns due in a  large measure to the greater interest which was being taken by  school trustees in the work of  education. And not only were  good buildings necessary, but good  teachers also. When good teachers were secured it waa policy on  the part of the trustees to pay them  well, and retain their services.  Frequent changes were bad for the  school, and a hindrance to the advancement  of the scholars.  Mr. A. R. Lord, B.A., principal of  Kelowna school, said that the Canadian system of education wns  second to none in the whole world,  and that ot British Columbia was  second to none in the Dominion.  The great advancement which had  been made in the last few years in  the province was due mainly to  the greater financial support which  had been given by the government  to the cause of education.  Mr. H. H. Millie gave some  reminiscences of his early school  days, and said the Ellison people  should consider themseves fortunate in having so fine a school  building. He urged them to give  every support to their trustees in  their efforts tor the young.  The Hon. Price Ellison, who was  received with great enthusiasm,  expressed in his own hearty way  the pleasure he felt in being present al the opening of the fine  school in which he had taken a  good deal of interest. Everything  about the building was in every  way modern and first-class, and  and the possession of such a  school was a privilege the people  of the district  could be  proud of.  The building was theirs to use  and enjoy. It was designed for  other purposes besides education.  In it the people would have a plnce  to gather together for amusement  and recreation  He was glad to see present his  old friend Mr. Joseph Christian,  ���vho was the oldest school trustee  in B. C. and probably in Canada,  and with a long record of faithful  and energetic service. His own  wife, Mr. Ellison said, had taught  taught school under Mr. Christian  in years past.  He realized keenly the importance of education to the young,  and one of his greatest pleasures  was in lending his assistance to the  building of schools. Nothing was  too good for the work of training  the young, upon whom the hope  of Canada's great future depended.  The government of B. C. were  doing all they could to help on the  educational work, and the new  university which they were about  to establish would be made second  to none. The best that money  could secure would be brought to  it, and when it was completed the  people who lived in the province  would be able to educate their  children from the gro.'nd up as it  were, al a trifling cost.  He turned aside from his subject to speak of the approaching  raihvay development in the valley.  Although somewhat early, he was  in a position to say that at the  present moment there were two  great railroads engaged in a race  to get into the valley. The C.P.R.  in the shape of the Kettle Valley  railway were making active endeavors to take up the work  attempted under the old Midway-  Vernon charter and the Canadian  Northern were preparing to extend  their line into the Valley, for which  the government had promised to  guarantee the bonds. He could  assure his hearers that it would  not be long before we should have  a railway down this magnificent  valley. Engineers were already at  work making surveys for the lines.  And it was coming it us. We had  waited long and patiently for it,  and although, perhaps a little  premature he congratulated the  people upon the prospects before  them. It was rather out of place  perhaps to speak of such matters  at the present gathering, but he  was so full of the subject he could  not help it. The coming of the  railroad meant much for the valley,  and there would be no slip this  time, because there were the right  men behind it.  Returning again to the subject of  the evening he again congratulated  the Ellison people on their new  school, and hoped it would not be  long before they would have to  ask the department to add the two  rooms on top for which the building wns designed,  He stated for the benefit of the  Rutland people present' that it had  been decided to grant their application for a four roomed brick  school, and just as aoon as they  could deliver the conveyence of a  suitaoU site the work would be  commenced.  He thanked the school children  who were seated near the platform  for the address with which they  had presented him, and spokr to  them in a kindly and encouraging  way.  In conclusion he declared the  school open, and wished all present a happy and prosperous New  Year. If, he said, he was in telegraphic communication at all when  they decided to odd the other two  rooms, he would be pleased to  visit them again.  On taking his seat the hon. gentleman was greeted with the singing of " He's a jolly good fellow,"  and enthusiastic applause.  Mr. G. H. E. Hudson, who had  been arranging his cameras on the  plalform, then took a flash light  photograph of the gathering to the  no small alarm of the youngsters.  As the hour was getting late and  supper waiting below, the programme of music had to be curtailed a little. Mrs. Thos. Lawson  who possesses no mean powers as  a reciter, delighted the audience  with a touching incident of railroading on the prairie. Mr. Geo.  McKenzie sang " The Veveran's  Sond," and being loudly encored,  returned andsanga humorous song.  Mr. Ferrier sang "Jack's Yarn," and  as on encore ... My Rosary." Mr.  Harold Todd Boyd accompanied.  An adjournment was then made  to the basement, where the tables  were groaning beneath a load of  good things.  After supper the schoolroom  was cleared for dancing which was  continued until about 4 a.m.  Items from Ellison  (From our own correspondent.)  [Our Ellison correspondent wns  so overcome by the stirring events  of Tuesday night, and the glory of  the moonlight that he bursts into  poetry]  The night was calm and cloudless,  And still as night could be,  When the stars came forth to listen  To the sounds of revelry.  And the mountains all around us  Fash-d in the bright moonlight,  And the sleighbells tinkled loudly  On the Vernon road that night.  A beautiful, clear sky with a  touch of frost in the air, and Luna  floating on high, lighting up the  surrounding mountains and shed  ing forth a glory such as can only  be found in a few favored spots  on this mundane sphere, aervad to  bring together a large and brilliant  audience to celebrate the one event  which we have looked forward lo  weeks.  The annual Christmas Tree and  concert took place on Friday last,  December 22, when the prettily  decorated schoolroom was filled  by a large and enthusiastic audience. The children, under the  skillful direction of their teacher,  Miss P. Raymer, rendered the programme in first class style. Santa  Claua arrived at the close and distributed the various presents lo the  children, also the several jokes  which had been prepared for the  batchelora of the district.  Rutland News.  From our own correspondent.  The Rutland Literary re-opens  again to-morrow (Friday), after the  Christmas holidays, with a paper  from Mr. J. W. Jones on " President Lincoln." The next week's  programme is yet to be arranged,  and on January 19th a paper is to  be read by Mr. Rogers of Kelowna  Public School, on "War" in its  relationship to present day civil-  ization.    All are cordially invited.  The Methodist Sunday School  held its anniversary and rally-day  Sunday morning last, an interesting  feature being a Bible knowledge  contest, in which five scholars took  part:- Joy Fleming, Loraine Woolsey, Lillian Sproule, Rita Maxwell  and Kathleen Campbell. All received the necessary number of  marks for award. The secretary,  Miss Flossie Dilworth, read a well  prepared report of the year's work,  and the Rev. W. Vance gave an  intetesling address to the children.  School Report for December  The following is a list of pupils  gaining percentages worthy of  mention during the month of December. The figures relate to conduct, Regularity and Punctuality,  and Studies, in order named.  Subscribers to the Kelowna  Hospital  1st DIVISION  Lo/aine Woolsey  90  100  75  Minnie Campbell 1  85  100  79  Merriam Woolsey 1  90  100  74  Earla McDonald  85  100  76  Verna Dalgleish  90  100  69  Fred Duggan  90  98  67  Dora Pease             1  90  90  74  Consuela Woolsey 1  90  100  64  Kathleen Campbell  90  95  67  Everilt Fleming /  90  88  70  Rita Maxwell     j  85  90  73  Burnt to Death at Vernon  A sad story of disastrous fire on  New Year's Day, in which the wife  of Alex McDonald of the B. X.  ranch lost her life, came from Vernon. It appears that the family  were alarmed early New Year'a  morning by an outbreak of fire, and  hastened from the house. Mrs.  McDonald, however, ran back into  the house for some purpose and  was overcome by the smoke, and  being unable to get out again was  burnt to death. Her daughter also  received severe burns, and ia now  in the hospital. The sad affair has  created a great sensgtion in the  district. The McDonalds are old  timers in the valley and highly respected.  The Batchelor's Ball held last  Thursday evening was a highly  successful function and wellatten-  ded.  East Kelowna  On Friday, December 29th the  usual fortnightly meeting of the  East Kelowna Debating Society was  held. The subject for debate was  " Resolved that the Home Government has a right to involve the  Overseas Dominions in war." Despite the inclemency of the weather  the largest audience of the season  turned out. The debate was conducted in a most spirited fashion,  Messrs Allen and Affleck sustaining  the affirmative and Messrs. Reekie  and Salvage the negative. The  speakers for the affirmative asserted that the Home Government had  a legal right of declaring war on  behalf of the Empire, while those  for the negative objected to this as  taxation without representation,  and advocated an imperial parliament. T he judges, Messrs. Wallace, Gilmore and Leggatt had a  hard task, but finally decided in  favor of the affirmative. On Friday, January 12 they are promised  a treat in the shape of a paper on  " Browning " by Mrs. Wallace.  Mr. and Mrs. J. N. Thompson  take this opportunity of thanking  the Presbyterian congregation of  Kelowna for their beautiful Christmas gift, aa well as their kindly  good wishes, which they heartily  appreciate.  Arthur Gator, a cigar maker  died last Saturday night in his room  at the Royal Hotel. Deceased  suffered from an affection of the  heart, but his death was, no doubt,  accelerated by over indulgence in  liquor during the past week or two.  He leavea a wife and two children  in Spokane. The remains are being held for interment pending a  communication from his mother  who lives in Chicago.  The annual Vestry meeting of  the Parish called for Monday next  has been unavoidably postponed  until the following Wednesday evening, January 10th at 8 o'clock.  The annual ratepayers meeting  has been called for Tuesday next  at 8 o'clock.  The aecretary of the Kelowna  acknowledges receipt of the following subscriptions up to the end  of December, 1911 :  Ladies Hospital Aid  Society $106.00  Union   Thankagiving  Service    per  Rev. Walah  5.63  M. G. Gorrie  tl.OU  K. F. Oxley, Hoapital ticket  10.1)0  H. R. Dodd, do  10.00  G. A. C. Oaborne,    do  10.00  Geo. Roae  10.00  Ladies Hospilal Aid    100.00  do.   45.00  W. T. Ashbridge  25.00  C. R.Reid  10.00  Can. Hank of Commerce  15.00  J. M. Croft   5.00  A. G. McKeown  5.00  W. M. Parker 6c Co  5.0(1  W. C. Duggan  5.00  Frie.id  2.00  J. Leathley  5 00  Chaa. Clark  5.U)  R. C. Barclay   10.00  A. Temple  1000  W. Haug  10.00  D. H. Rattenbury  5.00 .  E.R.Bailey  5.00 I  I, MacRae  200  M. J. Keatheratonehaugh  10.00  W. Mills ��� 1.00  R. A. Johnstone     1.00  Ml G. E. Woodmasa  6.00  Wataon Broa  5.00  Lequime Bros  25.00  E. Weddell   |l 00  D. D. Campbell  5 00  Geo. Royle  5 IK)  J. R. Conway  5 00  W. Kirkby  2.00  L. McKillican  200  Arthur Lemon  200  Miss Jean Harvey  2.00  J. N. Thompson  10.00  J. Levitt  5 00  N.D. McTavish  10.00  J. B. Knowlea  10.00  J. Rowcliffc  3.00  S. Wade  200  (.has. Morrison  2 00  Chaa. Kirkby  2.00  John McMillan  2.00  E. C. Hoy 1  2.00  Chaa, Hoy  5.0')  Royal Hotel  25.00  R. F. Morrison  25X0  J.Bali  5.00  Ihos. Lawa-m  10.00  J-B. Biggs  2.00  H. Breach  2.50  R. Favell  1.00  E. Cray  I .(JO  J. Golightly  5.00  W. T. Golightly    5.00  H. T. T. Gore.Brown  5.00  Gi C R. Harvey!  2.50  A. Innocent  2.(0  H. C. Mallam  5.00  Rev. Meyrick  2 50  W. E. W. Mitchell  25.00  Ok. Mission Supply Co  5.00  G. H. Packer  5 00  W. D. Thompson  10.(0  W.D.Walker , 5 00  Mr. Randall  50  L. C. Chalk  2.00  R. Mm,nun   (0 00  Fred Armstrong  10.00  L. Hayea   100  S. D. Colquette  5.00  Lake View Hotel  25.00  Palace Hotel  25.00  Geo. Rowcliffe-    15 00  RemblerPaul  10.00  The following donations have alao been  received.  Apples, Mr. Taylor, Bankhead Orchard.  Turkey from Mr. Buckland.  Dinner set from Mrs. E. B. Glass.  Turkey and gooae from P. Burns At Co.  Plum pudding from Mrs. Paabody.  Turkey from Mra. W. C. Cameron.  Mr. Hereron, potatoes.  Mr. Rowcliffe, peara.  Mrs, Hbiik, four aacka flour.  Mrs. Peabody, jelly and jam.  Mra. Ashbridge, fruit and honey.  Mrs. Bsrlee, six chickens.  Mrs. Hardy, fruit.  Mrs. Cameron, apples.  Mra. Willita, vegetables.  BIRTHS  REID���On Sunday, December 31st  to the wife of Christopher Reid,  a son.  BIGGIN -On Thursday, December  28th, to the wife of H. W. Biggin, a daughter.  Miss Dimmock and Miss Fowler  of Peachland were visitors to the  Misses Fullcrton this week  The W. C. T. U. held a social  Tuesday evening at the home of  Mrs. Glenn, The Rev. A. W. K.  Herdman who acted as chairman  made some appropriate rrmnrks of  an encouraging nature. Music and  games made the evening pass  pleasantly. Pianoforte solos were  given by Miss Winnie Jones nnd  Miss Dclossa Fraaer, songs by Mr.  Wade and Mr. Good, and a quartette by the Fuller brothers. Refreshments were served and an offering amounting to $11.00 taken  for the Hospital funds.  A packing achool was started  Tuesday morning at the Farmers'  Exchange building with Mr. J. Gibb  as instructor. Although applications were at first somewhat slow  in coming in for the Kelowna class,  some thirteen or fourteen pupils  have now got together, and the  course promises to be a successful  one.  A sale of the effects of Mr. W.  II. Mantle is to take place on Saturday, January 20th, conducted by  Mr. J. C. Stock-well, auctioneer. Mr.  Mnnlle is shortly leaving for the  Old Country. The Orchard City Record.  Thursday, Jan. 4  The Kelotona Land  and Orchard Co..  LIMITED.  RESIDENTIAL LOTS  IN THE CITY  Cadder Avenue       Abbott Street  Willow Avenue  FIVE ACRE LOTS  WITHIN ONE MILE OF CITY  LIMITS  On Easy Terms  TEN ACRE LOTS  ON THE BENCH  Under Irrigation and Domestic Systems  CALL OR WRITE  K. L. 0. Co.'8 Office, Keller Blk.  SKATES  A Full line of Ladies', Gents.' and  Boys'   Skates,   Hockey   Sticks,   etc.  THE MORRISON-THOMPSON  HARDWARE Co., Ltd.  Furnace and   Hot-Water Heating a Speciality.  SECOND-HAND FURNITURE.  H.P.HORROCKS  Wishes to inform the public of Kelowna and  surrounding districts that he has now opened  premises in Water Street, and is prepared to  buy and sell second-hand furniture, etc., to  i      any amount, also goods sold  on   commission.  SALES CONDUCTED.  Town and Country  Miss Messenger, the former  principal of the Public School is  visiting Miss Grace Martin.  Aid. J. W. Jones was a passenger  to Victoria last week-end, on a  few days visit.  The Lord's Supper is to be dis-  pensed at the Presbyterian  Churches of Kelowna and Benvou-  lin next Sunday.  Mrs. Frederic Armstrong will not  receive on the first Friday in January.  Dr. McNaughton will address the  ladies of the W. C. T. U. at their  monthly meeting on Tuesday afternoon, January 9th at 3 o'clock, at  the home of Mrs. Curts. An interesting address may be expected  Special music will be provided, and  refreshments served.  The   monthly   meeting   of   tn  Ladies' Hospital Aid is to be  held  on Saturday,  January   6th   at   the  home of Mrs. Shayler.    All   mem  hers invited to be present.  Mrs.  Roland,  ol   Vancouver  is  i vUiting  her  daughter,  Mrs.   R.I'.  Morrison.  Mr. Chas. Dick returned to-day  to Calgary.  Miss  Curtie,  who   withdrew  at  1 the end of the term trom the staff  of the Public  School left Wednesday for the Coast.  Dr. Gaddes was a visitor to  Victoria last week-end.  Mr. Williamson, field secretary  ; o( the Sunday School Association  of B.C. will address a gathering of  Sunday School workers and otheis  in ihe Baptist Church next Wednesday, January 10th.  Mr. R. Archibald arrived from  the coast Saturday, having been  sen! for on account of the serious  illness of his sister, Miss Archibald.  Mr. J. R. D. McAusland (Sigr.or  Auslano) famous tenor, vocalist  and voice specialist is to give an  evening's entertainment of song  recital and demonstration in the  Presbyterian Church, on Friday  evening, January 16th. An admission fee of 50c is lo charged.  The annual Tennis Club dance  is fixed for Friday next. January  12th.  The weekly meeting of the Kr-  lowna Brotherhood was held iu  the Baptist Church on Sunday,  December 31st, Mr. J. W. Clement  occupying the chair. An interesting paper entitled "The effect of  the principle of mutual aid on the  progress of civilization " wns read  by Mr. J. H. Davies. The usui.l  discussion of the paper by mem-  Den present followed and took up  the rest of the time in an enjoyable  and instructive way. The Brotherhood meets every Sunday aftet-  noon at 3.30. A cordial invitation  to attend is extended to all men.  Free discussion on any topic ol  interest invited.  The Fuller Bros, opened iheir  skating rink on the Tennis Club  grounds New Years Day, and a  good crowd turned out, the ice being in fine skating condition. Tin-  rink is now in full swing, but h  grand opening night is to be held  lo-morrow (Friday) night. A fancy  iln-ss carnival too, is being arranged for next week, the details  lo be announced later. Season  tickets for the rink are being issued  nt $3.50 or $2.50 for Ladies and  children. Tickets are also issued  for five skates at $1.  L. Coates of the Evely Sales Co.,  Calgary, who is in charge of the  Kelowna Hardware's big unloading sale is staying at the Lake View,  (   PROFESSIONAL AND  j      BUSINESS CARDS  BURNE & TEMPLE  Solicitors,  Notaries Public,  Conveyancers, etc.  KELOWNA, :: B.C.  R. B. KERR  Barrister  and Solicitor,  Notary Public.  KELOWNA, ::  B. C  Just About Now is the Right Time  (o call in and renew your subscription to the . Record."   New  subscribers will receive the balance of the year free.  Every family tits need of a good, reliable  liniment. For sprsins, bruises, soreness of  the muscles and rheumatic pains there is  none better than Chamberlain's. Sold by  all dealers.  JOHN  KING,  Practical Gardener  Pruning, Planting and Landscape Work.  Day or Contract.  P.O. KELOWNA  G. H. E. HUDSON  Landscape and  Portrait  Photographer  Largest Studios in the interior  Portraits by appointment  Pendozi Street,   -   Kelowna  C. Harvey, 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. Box 231  RICHARD H. PARKINSON  BRITISH COLUMBIA LAND  SURVEYOR.  CIVIL ENGINEER  P.O. BOX 137 KELOWNA  Dr. J. W. Nelson Shepherd  DENTIST  V. 0. Box ma 'Plionw fie  Corner Peneozi Street and  Lawrence Avenue.  COLLETT BROS.  LIVERY AND DRAY  Horses bought and sold on commission. Dray meets all C.P.R.  boats. All kinds of heavy team  work. 'Phone 20.  JOHN CURTS  CONTRACTOR & BUIIDER  Plans and Specifications Prepared  and estimates given for public Btiild-  iiigs.Town and Country Residences  JOHN CURTS, KELOWNA  PHONE No. 93  Miss   P.   LOUISE   ADAMS,  A.T.C.H.  Scholarship   Graduate   in   Piano   and   Teacher'i  Courae of Toronto Conservatory of  Muiic,  Will receive Pupila for  PIANOFORTE   TUITION  At the Studio.  Lawrence   Avenue,   off   Pendozi   Street.  Addreaa   -   -   Poll-Office, Kelowna.  MONEY TO LOAN  On improved property also other securities  G. A. FISHER  ROOM 4 KELLER BLOCK  Fire, Life, and Accident  Insurance.  THOMAS. P. HILL  BANKHEAD,  Planting, Pruning, Spraying  Etc.  P.O. Box 174, Kelorona.  VI. T. ASHBRIDGE  CIVIL ENGINEER  Assoc. Mem. Csn. Soc. C. E        Grsdunte Toronto  University  WsterwOTKS end Sewersgr Systems. Pumping end  Lighting Plsnts, Concrete Con*  slruclion, etc.  KELOWNA,  B.C.  PIANOFORTE  MR.  HAROLD  TOD   BOYD  Kahibitioner Hoyal College   of   Muiic,  ��nd lately  with Kandrick Pyne,  Mm, Doc., Organiit of the  Cathedral, Manchester, Eng.,  RECEIVES   PUPILS  At ill" Studio, Trench Block, Kelowna.  Mualc  of  every  deacriptio..   supplied.  Nr-w term begini September.       P.O. Box 437.  Auction Sale  At the Residence of  W. J. MANTLE  Corner  Park   and   Pendozi   Streets.  All the contents of both his  houses  will be sold by auction on  Saturday, Jan. 20th, 1912,  At 10 o'clock a.m.  All the   Furniture  and Fittings are  practically new, and in fine order.  A very   large library   of high-class  books will be sold.  Call at Williams  &  Rattenbury's or at Hewetson &  Mantle's for Catalogue of the Sale.  J. C. STOCKWELL, Auctioneer.  R. A. COPELAND  S. C. RICHARD, D.V.S.  Kelowna Livery  AND  HORSE EXCHANGE  A good supply of work  horses, driving nnd saddle  horses always on hand for  sale.  We guarantee every horse  sold as represented.  We are prepared to pay  cash prices for good sound  young stock.  Our Livery is complete.  Good horses and equipment.  Phone 25.  Leon Avenue, Kelowna.  Coal!   Coal!!  Nicola Coal (Lump)     -  $10.00 per ton  Real Pensylvania Hard -  $18.50 per ton  W. HAUG  Kelowna, B.C.  Telephone 66  P. BURNS & Co., Ltd.  Wholesale and Retail  MEAT MERCHANTS  Fresh Meat Daily  Full supply of Hams and Bacon  Fresh Fish in season  W. LUDLOW, Manager  KELOWNA Thuradau, Jan. 4  .The Orchard Citu Record  STOCKTAKING SALE  Beginning Saturday morning, December 30th  And   ending   Saturday,   January    20th.  18 days of Genuine  Bargains  C(\p  here does the work of a dollar  elsewhere  18 days of Genuine  Bargains  1 Q | 1   Has been the most successful season in the history of this store and we know no better way to show OUR  1 ' '  '      appreciation of YOUR appreciation than to give you  18 days of GENUINE   BARGAINS that will save  dollars for you.  25 per cent, off all Dress Goods  Our, Stock in this department is well assorted with  serges, plaids, checks, tweeds, broadcloths, etc.  50 yds  Fancy Blouse Silks  Regular $ 1.00, $ 1.25, $ 1.35 per yard.   CQC  Take your choice for        ...   ��w*��  225 yds. Fancy Flannels Delaines  Poplins, regular 60c, 65c, 75c values.   Sale price, 42c per yd.  25 per cent. (1-4) off all  Evening Dress Materials, Lace Tunics, Lace Robes,  Beaded Fringes, Silk Fringes, Trimmings, etc.  1 -3 off ��� Ladies Suits 1 -3 off  Our regular $25.00 Suits cut to $16.65  " " 20.00 " " 13.35  "      "       17.50      "       "     11.70  1-3 off - - Ladies'Mantles - - 1-3 off  Our Regular $22.50 coat cut to $15.00  " " 20.00 " " 13.35  "      "        17.50     "      "      11.70  1 -3 off all Ladies' and Children's  Golf Coats, etc. - - 1 -3 off  25 per cent, off all  Ladies' Dress Skirts, Dressing Gowns, Bath Robes, etc, etc.  20 per cent. Discount off all  Corsets,  Hosiery,   Glove*,    Laces,   Embroideries,  Frillings,  Ribbons, etc.  , V.UI3LIS,     1 lUOIClf,      UIU,C|,        l_.ai.CB,       l_.HI Ul Ul UCI ICO,     I  IIIIIIIUO, ,        ,  bes, etc, etc.       [ Ribbons, etc. fc_W  Delayed Shipment of English Blouses  itore six weeks ago, but were delayed in transit.   The shipment comprises the very lat<  20 per cent, off all  Ladies' underwear, Woolen and Cotton.  n  i  25 per cent, off  25 per cent, off  These goods shouH have been in our store six weeks ago, but were delayed in transit.   The shipment comprises the very latest novelties in French Delaines, English  Flannels, and Silks.  Staples  600 yards 8-4 Bleached Sheetings, Regular 35c quality cut to 28c  500   "       " " " "        40c       " "     32c  350   "     Circular Pillow Cotton, Regular 25c quality cut to 20c  Dsii.tc Regular $1.75 Quilts cut to $1.40  V��U1115 ��      2.50 Marcilles cut to  2.00  "      3.50      " ���'      2.80  "      4.50      " "     ....;. 3.60  "      5.00      " "     4.00  20 per cent, discount off all Blankets,  Comforters, Flannelette Shertings.  Eiderdown Quilts at  $4.75 cut to $3.80  8.00    "      6.40  12.00    "     8.60  Twenty per cent,  discount  off  all  Table  Linen, Napkins, Towels, Towellings,  Pillow Cases, Sheets, etc.  Staples  3000 yards Crums Best English Prints, Regular   15c per  yard cut to ��� 12c per yd.  1650 yards  of   English   Flannelettes,   Kimona   Cloths,  Wrapperettes, etc., reg. 15c, 18c, 20c values cut tol2cperyd.  25 per cent, off all Lace Curtains, Curtain Nets, Art  Muslins, Cretonnes, Denims, etc.  REMNANTS  REMNANTS  REMNANTS  We have hundreds of Remnants of all kinds to offer you, for which profits are forgotten, end in many instances cost a.-, well.  375 pairs Men's Odd Pants  Regular $5.00, Sale Price  $4.80  4.50.      "     3.60  3.50,      "          2.80  2.25,      "          1.80  Men's Coat Sweaters  Regular $4.50, cut to'  3.60  3.00,   "      2.40  2.50,   "      2.00  Men's Furnishings and Clothing Dept.  Men's Underwear  Fleece Lined at $1.50 cut to $1.20 per suit  Fin. Natural Wool at $2.75    2.20       "  "   Elastic Ribbed, $3.00     2.40  "   Jaeger* Natural Wool $4.50  3.60  20 per cent, off all Men's and Boys' Shirts, Sox, Braces, Gloves,  Mitts, Hots, Caps, Ties, Handkerchiefs, etc.  Men's Sheep Lined Coats  $9.50 value cut to $7.60  7.00   " "     5.60  Mackinaw Coats at $6.50  5.20  55 per cent. dis. off all Boys' Tweed Suits  Coats, etc.  Boots And Shoes.     Here IS a chance ^e are determined to reduce our heavy stock of Boots and Shoes before stocktaking  Ladies' Queen Quality Boots  Regular $6.00 boot cut to  $4.80  5.50      "      "    4.40  5.00      "      "' ,  4.00  4.50 Oxford   "    3.60  4.00      "      " .,         3.20  Men's Box Calf Boots at $4.25 cut to   5.00       "      Dongola  Vici Kid  Gun Metal  Pat.  K Boots (tan)  6.00  5.50  6.00  5.50  8.00  $3.40  4.00  4.80  4.10  4.80  4.10  6.40  All Men's Heavy Working Boots reduced in price.  Ladies' Slippers  Ladies' Satin Pumps at $3.50 cut to  $2.80  "       Dongola Pumps at $3.50 cut to  2.80  Patent Pumps at $3.50 cut to  2.80  Strap Slippers at $2.50 cut to  2.00  Boya' Box Calf Boots at $3.00 cut lo $2.40  "    Dongola Boots at $2.75 cut to  2.20  "    Grain Boots at $2.50 cut to  2.00  Misses Fine Dongola or Box Calf Boots  At $2.50 cut to $2.00  This is no clearing of old shop-worn goods but  a free will offering of the best and brightest goods that can be  bought direct from the Home and Foreign factories  All Goods sold for CASH ONLY during this Sale  For Children we have the largest and best  assorted stock of boots and shoes in the  City���made by the well-known manufacturers, Getty & Scott  The Kelowna Outfitting Store  W. B. M. CALDER, Proprietor VIWJS!  iiiiaainm��ii    W  m    m  o&  (0  s  a  s  to  a  D.  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U & OB  CO J ti  Hi  Jg  <   fi   c  a;  o  R   o  ���a. | ��  0)  co A Happy  New Year  To all our  Friends and  Customers  P. B, Wis & Co.  DRUGGISTS and STATIONERS  Kelowna,     B. C.  PHONE 19  THE ORCHARD CITY RECORD  Published every Thursday at Ihe Otltct,  Kelou>nu. B.C.  IOHN LEATHLEY, Editor and Proprietor.  Subscription $1.50 per annum.  To United States $2.00 per annum.  Advertising <atcs upon application.  The talk of a railroad down the  Valley, a project which has peen  the subject ol hope and conjecture  in Kelowna (or a long time, has  lately been gathering in interest,  and now seems to be crystalizing  in something more definite. That  parties of engineers and surveyors  have been busy in the district has  been common knowledge. The  fact that the announcement of the  purchase by the C. N. R. of the  Coteau Power Company's charter  for the electric Vernon-Kelowna  line should be followed so closely  by the application of the C. P. R���  or rather its offshoot, the Kettle  Valley line, for an extension to its  charter to build up the Valley to  Kelowna and Vernon is significant.  It seems as though the valley which  has waited so long for a railway  was going to be the object of competition between the two most  powerful systems in the country  for first place.  And for this view, which has  gradually been growing upon the  minds of those who have followed  the different moves made, we  have now the authority of no less  a person than the Hon. Price  Ellison, who as minister of finance  of the province, is in a position to  see a little more than the ordinary  individual. In the course of h s  remarks at the Ellison School  opening, he made the statement  that the race between the C. P. R.  and the C. N. R. for a right of way  down the valley was already on  and going strong. The first irn  portant move of the Mackenzie &  Mann interests in purchasing the  electric line franchise had stirred  up the C. P. R. to action, and it  would not be long now before the  puff of the locomotive would bring  development and prosperity into  the valley.  The Olrchard City Record.  Thursday, Jan. 4  vince that applicatian has just been  made to the Minister of Railways  at Otlawa for an enlargement of  the charter powers of the Kettle  River Valley Railway Company,  the subsidiary of the Canadian  Pacific, of which Mr. Jarries J  Warren is president, authorizing  the early extension of this linej from  Kelowna to the City of Vernin.  Surveys for the new link assuring direct communication between  Vernon and the Kootenays are  now in progress, and it is expected that construction of the new  section of about thirty miles' length  will be actually in progress clurinp  1912. It is understood tlml no  request will be made for any provincial assistance in the establish  ment of this new transporlatioi  ���rtery, The decision of the K. R  V. lo extend as far as Vernon if  well understood to have | been  largely influenced by the ieceni  purchase of the Coteau Powei  Company's charter and franchisee  by Sir William Mackenzie, S'r  Donald D. Mann and their associates, who plan to proceed at once  with the building of this electric  system, circumnavigating the Okanagan lakes and which will serve as  an important feeder of traffic to  the Canadian Northern Pacific and  Canadian Northern   system.  All this means much for Kelowna, and Kelowna must be  ready to take advantage of it, and  to turn its benefits this way. There  is no doubt that a tremendous responsibility will fall upon the new  coui.cil to be elected next week,  and the ratepayers should not  hesitate to put aside all other interests, which are petty and unimportant when measured beside the  greater issue, and put in the men  who they know are best qualified  to deal with the representatives of  the railway con.panies.  Communication:;  Under thia heading cominunlcationa uill i  !���'��� recelced upon any subject of intereet '  Letter. itiLiBt be signed, be brief, aoeld.,'  personalities. The Editor doe. not nee. J  t.uiiii]iiilendorse opinion, flloen beloio.  To the Editor,  Dear Sir :���Is it not <time that  the poultrymen of Kelowna and  district took steps to form an association to help forward the poultry  industry in this neighborhood.  I see by the Vernon paper thi t  a few weeks ago there was a  meeting of those interested in  poultry keeping at which they  organised a Poultry Association on  similar lines to what they have al  several other places in the Province. Such an organization would  be of great benefit to this district  and would be the means of creating greater interest in the keeping  of pure bred poultry, as well as  aiming to put the business part of  it on a proper basis. Not only  fanciers, but everyone who is interested in the utility side of poultry keeping should get together,  and see to it that Kelowna does  not lag behind. I would like tu  s<e this question laken tip by some  of the prominent poultrymen in  Kelowna and the district.  Yours truly,  INTERESTED.  Lodg  es  MODERN WOODMEN  OF  AMERICA  KELOWNA CAMP 14398  Lodge meetings held in the old School-  house 1st and 3rd Mondny in each month.  P. BROOKE, Clerk.  It is now authoiitively  announced says a recent issue  of  the Pro-  Just think, wire nails  $4.25   per  keg,   at   the   Kelowna   Hardware||  Store I  The quicker a cold is gotten rid of the  lesi danger from pneumonia and other  iierious diseases. Mr. B. W. L. Hall, of  iWaverly, Va. says: " 1 firmly believe  [Chamberlain's Cough Remedy to be absolutely the bent preparation on the1 market  for colds. I have recommended it to my  friends and they all agree with me." For  sale by al! druggists.  For  New Year Gifts  we would suggest  Sterling  Sels,   Strap  Watches, and Signet  Rings.  c/le/ca'na.M. *��.  k  The  Royal Bank of Canada  Incorporated 1869.  Capital Paid Up, $6,200,000.       Reserve, $7,200,000.  Total Assets, $109,000,000.  Secure one of our  SAFETY DEPOSIT BOXES  and  Place your valuable papers  beyond peril or danger of fire.  Lodged in absolutely fireproof safe.  NEW YORK OFFICE : LONDON, ENGLAND. OFFICt I  65, William Street. 2,   Bank  Buildings,  Princes  Stre.t.  Branches and correspondents throughout the world.  KELOWNA BRANCH  H. F. REES, Manner.  DAVIES & MATHIE  Ladies' and  Gents' Tailors  PENDOZI STREET  Repairing and Pressing  promptly attended to.  J. A. Bigger  BUILDER and CONTRACTOR  Plant and Estimate.- Furnished  Residence,    10  Lawrence Ave.  PHONE ��5  J. M. CROFT  Bootmaker.  All kinds of Repairs  BERNARD AVENUE,  KELOWNA.  Sutton's Seeds  ORDERS TAKEN NOW FOB  Cut Flowers  Carnations  Chrysanthemums  Violets  H. LYSONS  Kelowna.  Greenhouse.  The Compliments  of the Season,  1911.  A New Year's Resolution  O  A Happy New  Year to All  1912  WING to our want of sufficient floor space, which causes over crowding of stock making it impossible to properly display the many lines we carry,  WE HAVE RESOLVED  To discontinue the Dry Goods Department  clear out our entire stock of Staple and Fa  We received orders from the management to  ancy Dry Goods consisting of���  Dress Goods,     Dress Lengths,     Silks,     Satins,     Serges,  Tweeeds,      Prints,       Flannelettes,      Wrapperettes,      Etc.  In order to more quickly accomplish this we are offering our Customers and the public generally this immense stock at  MANUFACTURER'S PRICES.  This is not a "Ten  Days Sale " but a business proposition which will last until this department of our business is  cleaned up. Our many customers are familiar with the stock,  which is all new and well assorted. They also know that Lequime  Bros. & Co. always make good their* ads.  Sale  Commences  January 2nd,  1912  It will pay you to  Investigate ���  January 2nd, 1912.  Phone 22    LEQUIME BROTHERS and Co.   TW  22 Thursday, Jan, 4  Orchard Oitu Record  PHONE 150  DALGLEISH & GLENN  IMPLEMENTS  FOR THE FARM  AND ORCHARD  We carry only (he best lines of these goods, which will give  you satisfaction every time.  Buggies,    Wagons,   Democrats,   &c,  to suit all purchasers.  SPRAY OUTFITS  It is becoming every year more obvious that  spraying,  to be effective, must be thoroughly done.   The cheapest and  best way to handle an orchard of any size is with   a   power  outfit.    We carry the  I. H. C. Power Spray Outfit  complete with I, 2 or 3 h. p. engine wagon and  tank.   This  is giving satisfaction in some of the best fruit districts.  CUTTERS and SLEIGHS  Get all the pleasure and advantage there is  in   winter  by owning a sleigh.        We have some in stock, and another  large shipment may be here any day.  ::    FEED   ::  Hay,   Oats,   Bran,  Wheat,  Barley,  and  Oat   Chop.  DALGLEISH & GLENN,  Dealers in Farm and  Orchard Implements  Pendozi St. and Lawrence Avenue.  A Big Drop In  Boots  In order to clean up for Stock Taking  we are placing a large assortment of  Slater's 'Invictus" Boots  on the Bargain Table.  $5.00 Boots  for $3.50  $5.50 Boots  for $3.90  $6.00 Boots  for $4.25  $6.50 Boots  for $4.75  We are also offering all odd lines of  underwear at a cash discount of  25 per cent.  THE OAK HALL CLOTHING  Co'y., Ltd.  Provincial and General News  The Canadian immigration fig  ures are now practically complete  for the year, and show a total of  351,595, us compared with 31 1,004  for last year. The immigration  from the United States increased  by 4,000, being 145,549 for the  eleven months. The influx from  Great Britain fncreased from 123,-  013 to 141,835 in 1911.  In many of the orange growing  districts of Southern California last  week weather was the coldest registered in many years.  It is announced that early in the  New Year, the Mackenzie & Mann  interests will take over the Dominion Power & Transmission Company, including the Hamilton  street railway, the Brantford &  Hamilton Railway, the Hamilton  & Beamsville Company, the Hamilton & Dundas Railway and the  Hamilton, Burlington & Oakville  Road.  There are nearly twice as many  males as females in British Columbia. A tax on bachelors should  help the provincial revenue, besides creating business for the  transcontinental railways. ���Toronto Mail and Empire.  The government has decided  upon a flag for the Canadian navy,  The order is that " all ships of the  Royal Canadian navy shall fly at  the stern the white ensign as a  symbol of authority of the Crown,  and at the jackstaff a distinctive  flag of the Dominion of Canada,  such distinctive flag being a blue  ensign with the arms of the Dominion inserted in the fly. A white  pennant will be flown at the masthead.  The Vancouver city council has  refused the renewal of the license  for the Orpheum Theatre, which  must in consequence close its doors  at the end of the year.  Dr. Sun Yat Sen has been unanimously elected president of the  republic of China.  Over thirty deaths have been  caused at Berlin, Germany, by the  use of spoiled herrings for food.  Commission on Milk Supply.  Arrangements are being made  for the inauguration of the investigations assigned to the Royal Commission on the Provincial milk  supply.  This body consists of Dr. C. J.  Fagan, Mr. Colthard of New Westminster, and Dr. Knight, who will  make a comprehensive and thorough study of all provincial conditions affecting the milk supply,  the statistically determined best  herds for dairy puposes, dairy  sanitation and policy, herd foods  and ailments and bovine tuberculosis.  Evidence will be taken and conditions enquired into in all parts of  the province, and the commission's  report when presented will be one  of great value, covering as it will  all phases and aspects of the vexed  milk question, save the element of  price.  Mr. Contractor, meet us at the  Kelowna Hardware Store, they are  unloading building paper at 85c.  per roll.  When you have ��� cold get a bottle of  Chamberlain'a Cough Remedy. It will  soon fix you up ell right and will ward off  any tendency towards pneumonia. This  remedy contains no opium or other nar  colic, and may be given aa confidently to a  baby as to an adult.  Sold by all druggists.  It is understood that King George  and Queen Mary will undertake a  series of state visits to European  capitals in 1912.  Indian dogs are proving more  than a serious nuisance at Fort  George. They are herding wolflike in bands and attacking men.  Montreal will next year probably  be the scene of a national fruit exhibition on the same big scale as  marked the National Apple Show  at Vancouver.  Postmasters in Ontario have been  instructed to charge a discount cf  ope half of one per cent on Amer-  ican currency in circulation there.  The object is to discourage the unnecessary circulation of United  States currency. Ihe Canadian  banks in Ottawa objected to large  deposits of foreign currency from  the Post Office department, and  hence, the order.  The provincial jail at Nelson is  quarantined owing to a case of  smallpox developing.  It was decided that British Columbia as a province will not undertake the preparation and staging of  an exhibit at the great Panama Exhibition which is to be held in San  Francisco during 1915; but that, instead, strong representations be  made by the Provincial to the Dominion government that, as a matter of national policy, interest and  duty, steps should be taken at an  early date to arrange for thoroughly adequate and creditable Canadian representation. Upon a decision in this regard being reached  by the federal authorities, as no  doubt will be the case, the Province  of British Columbia will cordially  co-operale in every possible way,  in order that the very best possible  display may be made of the resources and characteristic products  of this province as an integral and  very important part of Canada.  A Unique Christmas Gift  One of the most curious and  highly original Christmas boxes  received this year by any British  Columbian, it is safe to say, was  that which arrived at the Legislative Assembly building, literally  plastered over with label warnings  of the necessity of extra careful  handling, and addressed to the  prime minister, Hon. Richard McBride. The package, upon being  cautiously opened, was found to  contain two ornamental frames���  the one of samples illustrative of  spun British Columbia silk as taken  from the cocoon and the other a  living colony of Italian silkworms  busily engaged in the production  of the raw material for my lady's  gown.  The unique Christmas gift came  from Trail, in the Kootenay, where  Vannucchi di Giusti & Co., are the  pioneers in the establishment of  the silkworm industry, already  giving promise of the attainment  of profitable proporti< ns in this  province. Climatic and food conditions are stated to be all that  could be asked in the district in  which operations have now safely  passed the experimentation stage,  and the silkworms of Trail are  thriving famously. Premier McBride'* Christmas present from the  pioneers of the new provincial industry will probably find a place  in the botanical museum of the  department of agriculture, where  it is certain to attract wide and  appreciative interest.  Day "Phone, 33  Night Phone, 88  P. O. Box, 114  We Specialize  IN PIANOS  Heintzman   and Gouilay Pianos and  Players always in stock.  Our Prices are lower than elsewhere in Canada.  Kelowna Furniture Company  Undertakers and Embalmcrs  Blackinton Protection  Indemnity Without  Cost  The Blackinton Trade Mark  W. & S. B. on a chai-, fob or  bracelet is equivalent to a  contract between the purchao-  er of the article and the concern that made it���The W. &  S. Blackinton Co.  This well-known line handled in  our store, and we guarantee absolute  satisfaction, and will cheerfully re.  place any article, that fails to satisfy  W. M. PARKER & CO., Speddbg Block, KELOWNA, BC,  Watclunakeri and jeweller*.  Alt work absolutely guaranteed.  Rough and Dressed Lumber.  Shingles, Siding, Doors, Windows,  Mouldings,  Etc.  Kelowna Saw-Mill Company, Limited  FINE BUILDING LOTS  In Marty Subdivison on Pendozi Street, with building  restrictions,  size 68 x 121,  Prices from $350 to $650, easy terms.  Building Loan arranged for purchaser.  We have funds available for Mortgage Loans, and the  purchase of Agreements of Sale.  HEWETSON & MANTLE.  KELOWNA-WEST BANK  STEAM FERRY  Leaves Kelowna 9 a.m., 3.30 p.m.  Leaves Westbank 9.30 a.m., 5 p.m.  Extra Service on  Wednesdays & Saturdays  Leaves Kelowna 11 a.m.  Leaves Westbank 11.30 a.m.  BEAR CREEK SERVICE, FRIDAYS !  Leaves Kelowna 10 a.m., 4.30 p.m.  Leaves Bear Creek 10.30 a.m., 5 p.m.  A new and Fast Gasoline Launch now  in commission for hire.  TERMS CASH  E. E. HANKINSON  'Phone No. 108.    Resid. 'Phone, 105.  An ad. in the Record is the  hall-mark of a progressive business. Insist upon people knowing you're there.  EIISKII & CAMPBELL j  Builders and     j  Contractors.  Plans & Estimates Furnished !  Residence, Park Ave.  P.O. Box 75.  Bouvette's Livery  New Premises:  Next to FIRE HALL  Careful and prompt attention  to all oiders for  LIVERY, EXPRESS  and DRAYING  Rigs for Hire turned out in  goodityle.  The Price of  Woodlawn Lots  Will be advanced $25.00  after January 1 lfh.  You have just one week left to buy  at the old prices.  These lots are the best class of  residential property, outside of  city limits, but only four blocks  from centre of city.  EASY TERMS OF PAYMENT The Orchard City Record  Thursday, Jan. 4  STORED PLENTY  We wish to thank our customers and friends for the  valued support extended us  during the year now closing, and to wish one and  all a very PROSPEROUS  and HAPPY YEAR during  1912. We are prepared to  take care of your business  for 1912, and will guarantee  to save you money, give you  entire satisfaction and make  you happy.  We have the Goods.  We have the Lowest Prices  Can we have your Orders?  Get the Habit  ���    Go to  K.F.OXLEY  GROCER  Phone 35 Phone 35  [ WANTED! j  2 Cents per word, rust insertion and  1 Cent per word each subsequent  insertion, minimum 25 Cents.  PINE WOOD FOR SALE  Delivered anywhere in city.   Apply  5tf: Dalgleish & Glenn  FOR SALE  Pedigreed Airdale Puppies, six weeks old,  Price $25 each.    Apply  R. E. Harriss, Kelowna  CORDWOOD FOR SALE  I6in and 18in. Cottonwood, delivered anywhere  in   town.     Apply   R.   E.   Harrier,  Hawkesdale Ranch. 47tl  BOARDERS WANTED  Comfortable room and board. Next door  to old English Church.   Terms moderate.  3-6  MILK COWS FOR SALE  Jelseys, due   Feb. 16th, March 27th, April  8th.   Apply T. C. Kerr.  FOR SALE  resh Milk Cow.   Apply F. W. Sutcliffc.  Rutland.  WANTED  Pruning in Rutland   District  by   two men  thoroughly experienced.  6-9 Apply Box A Record Office.  Notice to Parents  A Cambridge and London Uni- i  versity man, who lias had j  several years experience in 1  teaching in England can give i  tuition to boys of 9 years old j  upwards every evening from 7 j  to 9 p.m.   Apply to��� <  W. CECIL PAYNE,  ; P.O. Box 484     -     -    Kelowna  When your feet are wet and cold, anil  your body chilled through and throupli  from exposure, take a big dose of Chan!  berlain's Cough Remedy, bathe your fe�� t  it) hot water before going to bed, and you  are almost certain to ward off a aeveiff  cold.    For sale by all dealers.  THE PEOPLE'S STORE  Headquarters for the Economical Buyer  CHINA SALE  City of keloyrti a  PUBLIC   NOTICE  Nominations  For  Mayor,  Aldermen  an-  Three School Trustees  PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given to the  electors of the  Municipality   of   the  City  of  Kelowna, that 1  require   tlic  presence of the said electors at the Council Chamber, Bernard Avenue, on the  Eighth Day of January, 1912,  at 12 o'clock noon, for the purpose of  electing persons to represent them in the  Municipal Council as Mayor and Aldermen, and on the Board of School Trusters  as School Trustees.���(Two trustees for a  term of two years, one trustee for a term  of one year.  The Mode of Nomination of Candidates  shall be as follows:  The candidates shall be nominated in  writing ; the writing Jshall be subscribed  by two voters of the Municipality as proposer and seconder, and shall be delivered  to the Returning Officer at any ttme between the date of this notice and 2 p.m.  of the day of the nomination, end in the  event of a poll being neeesBary, such poll  shall be opened on the  !    Eleventh Day of January, 1912,  j at the Council Chamber, Bernard Avenue,  J of which every person is hereby required  ! to take notice and govern himself accordingly  Qualifications  for Mayor.  I he persons qualified to be nominated  for   and   elected   as   Mayor shall be auch  : persons as are male British subjects of the  full age of twenty-one years, and are not  din-qualified under any law, and have been  1 for the six months next preceding the day  of nomination the registered owner, in the  Land Registry Office, of land or real property in the City of Kelowna, of the  assessed value on the last Municipal Assessment Roll, of One Thousand Dollars or  more, over and above any registered judgment or charge, and who are otherwise  qualified as municipal voters.  Qualifications for Aldermen.  The persons qualified to be nominated  for and elected as Aldermen shall be such  persons as are male British suhjects of the  full age of twenty-one years, and are not  disqualified under any law, and have been  ' for the six months next preceding the day  of nomination the registered owner, in the  ; Land Registry Office, of land or real pro-  : perty in the City of Kelowna, of the  ' assessed value, on the last Municipal Assessment Roll, of Five Hundred Dollars or  I more, over and above any registered  j judgment or charge, and who are other-  ' wise qualified as municipal voters.  Qualifications for School Trustees.  The persons qualified to be nominated  for and elected as School Trustees shall be  such persons as are British subject! of the  full age of twenty-one years, and are not  disqualified to vote at an election of  School Trustees in the Kelowna School  District.  Given under my hand at Kelowna, B.C.,  the 27th day of December, 1911.  G. H. DUNN.  Returning Officer.  A S our Stocktaking will soon be  * *��� on and as we have several  odd lines which we wish to clean  up before that time we are putting  prices on them that will make them  go quickly.  15, 20 and 25c  each  Cups and Saucers 7 for $1.00, regularly  Cups and Saucers 5 for $1.00, regularly 30 3S and40c  Cups and Saucers 3 for $1.00, regularly  each  Trays, Salad Bowls, Placques^ Vases,  etc. all at such prices as above.  These prices are for cash and won't  last long.  50, 60, and 75  each  THOMAS LAWSON,  Phones: Grocery, 214;    Dry Goods, 314;  LIMITED  Office, 143.  The Kelowna Hardware Store  is unloading all stoves at hot weather prices.  "I had been troubled with constipation  for two years and tried all the best physicians in Brision, Tenn., and they could do  nothing for me," writes Thos. E. Williams,  Middlesboro, Ky., "Two packages of Chamberlain's Stomach and Liver tablets cured  me."    For sale by all dealers.  DYING  MADE EASY  When you get tired of the  color of your clothes, bring  them to the Dye Works and  change their color. We will  make  them  look  li';e new.  Cleaning of full dress suits  and ball dresses a speciality.  Suits and dresses altered.  After Jan. 1st, long kid gloves, 25c;  Short ones, ISc  Detroit Cleaners and Pressors.  R. S. FORD   -   Proprietor  Office ntxt to Dreamland Theatre.  Office Hours:   6 a.m. to 7 p.m.  Saturday: 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.  D. W. Crowley Co.  Kelowna  Ltd.  Wholesale & Retail Butchers  Goods delivered to any part of  the City  We give our prompt attention  to mail orders  Phone 12  A New Year's  Resolution  To get some property before the  railroad comes.  Where shall I get it ?  Levitt will tell me just where.  A Few Suggested Snaps  Lot 55 x 300 planted in bearing orchard. $300, easy  terms.  Two lots at $ 150.   One lot at $200.  One lot 62 x 282 at $200.  One lot, suitable for warehouse, near the track and  Farmer's Exchange, $750. Enquire quickly as this is a  money maker.  I have also several very cheap houses, etc., so if you are  looking for a housa see me.  LEVITT, The Homeseekers' Friend  KELOWNA   DAIRY  We beg to announce that we  are now prepared to deliver  FRESH MILK AND  CREAM  To any address in Kelowna  KELOWNA  DAIRY  Phone L6  E. Saunders, Manager  Kelowna   Board of  School Trustees.  JANITOR WANTED  Applications will be received by the undersigned up to 6 p.n . on Saturday, January 6th, 1912, for the position of Janitor of  the Kelowna Public and High Schools.  Applicants must state the amount of remuneration required.  The successful applicant will be expected to take care of the two school buildings  and their respective grounds, kalsomineall  the rooms once a year, scrub and oil the  floors once in every three months and keep  everything in connection with the building's and grounds in repair. The School  Board will supply the material.  The application mentioning the lowest  salary not necessarily accepted.  G. H. DUNN.  Secretary.  Kelowna B. C,  January 3rd, 1912.  High-class  Photography  At  GRAY'S  STUDIO  Rowcliffe Block.  Open EVERY DAY,  from 10 to 3.  20 th Century Shoe  Repairing Shop  LAWRENCE AVENUE  (Near Fire Hail)  Boots and Shoes Repaired  Quickly and Properly  Wear Rubber Heels to prevent  slipping on icy sidewalks -  PUT ON WHILE YOU WAIT  MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS,  1912.  To the Citizens of Kelowna:  At the request of a large  number of citizens I have  consented to stand for the  office of Mayor, for 1912, and  respectfully solicit your vote  and influence at the coming  Municipal Elections. ���  Signed,  J. W. JONES.  MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS  1912.  To the Electors of the City  of Kelowna.  Ladies and Gentlemen,  I beg to announce that I  am in the field as a candidate  for the Mayoralty, and I  solicit your support, pledging  myself, if elected, to give you  a sane, reasonable and economical administration, and to  work with all my strength for  the progress of our City.  E. R. BAILEY.  A "Want" ad. in the Record  is a sure dividend-paying  investment.  HLIBsfJL^L^HBsBtsSHMsWHHB^s^sMM  JL_^1

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