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 VOL. IV.   NO. 39.  KELOWNA. BRITISH COLUMBIA/THURSDAY.  AUG. 22, 1912.  $1.50 Per Annum.  Meeting of  City Council  Tobacco Co. Ask Exemption  From Taxes For New  ' Factory  The council held its regular meeting Monday morning, the Mayor  and Aid. Sutherland, Raymer,  Black woe' am Taylor present.  Tlie folio ing i. count* were ordered paid :-  Can. General L. . insulators -      8.00  Crawford fx Co.. >oke  -       .     4.25  Ditto        d. pin,       .     2.00  Sim ton, Belkwell UI to packing   54.60  Can. Pipe Co., wood -      .741.67  Evans, Coleman & Ev channels 4.43  Can. Fairbanks Co., be .        .    14.49  W. McQueen, lima clue       were ���   22.08  Ditto ditto seta -    15.42  F. Burrin ditto era ���   12.00  Ditto ditto .eta.   10.67  J. Mann ditto reel, .    10.67  Ditto ditto        aewera ���     9.00  D. Spiers ditto       aewera -     7.33  J. Smith, time sheet to Ang. 15 . 37.65  Northern Electric and Manufacture  ing Co., meter, etc. . ��� . 102.43  I. S. Chamberlin, wrench       ��� 5.00  Ok. Lumber Co. .,-.'. . 73.63  Morrison Thomp. Co., aup. for Jne.. 66.12  Ditto ditto    July-   29.60  Kelowna Sawmill Co ditto June. 111.85  Ditto ditto     Jury. 111.50  D. Leckie ditto    June-   75.63  C.P.R., dockage on wood pipe        .      1.00  Petty caah 15.63  B.C Anti-Tuberculoeia Society, co.  N. Kremer July 1.16 ��� . 16.00  Sewerage  pay roll for two week,  ending Aug. 15 .974.58  Streeta pay  roll   for  two   week,  ending Aug. IS . . . 133.57  Central Ok. Land., Ltd., taaming . . 12.00  KeL Sawmill Co., lumbar eewemg* 315.51  J. L. Doyle, premium on fire insurants on band stand- ��� 15,00  Burne & Temple, expanae account  on Fuller loan-       -       -       -   23.00  Mr. A. W. Bowk., Mona&cr of  I ..the British North America Tobacco  |' Co., first addressed the council. He  said ha had one or two requests to  make on behalf of his company.  As everyone knew the greatest difficulty existed in the city of getting  houses or lodgings, and the fact  made it very hard for them to  secure work people. They were  ���bout to erect a new factory which  would make a large increase of stall  necessary. There were two courses  open to them���either to remove  their factory to Vancouver where  the housing difficulty did not exist  ot to erect lodging houses in Kelowna. This would mean a large  amount of extra cost. It was indeed a great deal more expensive  to remain in Kelowna. In view of  these facts, he thought the council  might grant some privileges to the  in the way of exemption from taxes  and water and light.  The company had been held up  for some months for want of boxes  and labels, but they had now started their selling campaign, and  would have to add at once to their  staff. If thev could build here at a  satisfactory figure and could depend upon assistance from the city  in the way suggested, they were  willing and anxious to remain  identified with the city.  This would not only be an advantage to themselves, but an advantage to Kelowna as they were  extensive advertisers and in all  their advertisements Kelowna was  brought to the fore. This had been  especially the case at the Vancouver Exhibition where the company  were making ��� very elaborate display. The attrattions of Kelowna  were made a prominent feature,  and the same had been done in  the Old Country, where Kelowna  had been advertised as much as  the company.  Mayor Jones asked if Mr. Bowser could give sny idea as to the  size of the new factory and the  number of men likely to be employed.  Mr. Bowser said the new factory  would probably be about 60 x 140  feet, and would be located opposite the new cannery. He also  gave some interesting information  relative to the magnitude of their  business, and their rapidly increasing pay-roll.  Mr. Bowser, before withdrawing  was assured bv the Mayor that the  council would consider what he  had said, It would, of course, be  necessary to submit the proposal  to the electors before exemption  from taxes could be granted.  The Canadian Pacific Railway  Co. wrote enclosing plan of a proposed spur track to Mr. Geo. Row-  cliffe'a packing shed, and asking  for approval of interested parties  to the crossing of the line, and also the permission of the cily to  cross Haynes Avenue.  Mayor Jones read a letter from  Aid. Millie written on board the  R.M.S. " Oceanic," asking for' the  extension of his three months leave  of absence as he did not expect to  be able to get back in that time.  Jas. Munroe wrote asking for  certain payments for work done in  the nuisance ground. The council  however denied responsibility, and  the clerk was instructed to refer  him to the scavenger.  ��� A letter was read from Mr. J. B.  Hawkes, respecting the widening  of Pendozi Street.  Aid. Sutherland, on behalf of the  finance committee stated that  Messrs. Aimelius Jarvis & Co., to  whom the city had sold a recent  issue of debentures, had refused to  accept them, taking advantage of  certain clauses contained in the  conditions attached to their offer.  Probably the real reason was to be  found in the state of the market  which had fallen another five percent, since they bought the debentures, making it an advantage for  them to get out of their bargain if  they possibly could. The council  had obtained legal opinion on the  matter but it had been considered  advisable to take no further action  but simply to hold the debentures  until the market showed improvement. In the meantime the streets  committee had decided to abandon  for the present year the work on  Bernard Ave. It was not likely  that any more debentures would  be sold this vear except sewerage,  water extension and purchase of  school lands.  Mayor Jones mentioned that  there was a large amount of work  going on all over the city, and the  various foremen were making a  practice of ordering goods on behalf of the city without first obtaining an order from the clerk. The  auditors had been complaining  about the matter for the last two  months. He thought it would be  well to issue a letter to the various  tradesmen instructing them not-to  supply goods without a written  order.  A resolution was passed that the  city would not be responsible for  goods sold without proper requisitions signed by the City Clerk.  It had been arranged that the  Court of Revision of the assessment  be held oil Th ursday,August 22nd  and His Worship the Mayor and  Aid. Taylor, Raymer, Blackwood  and Sutherland were appointed as  members of the court.  Mayor Jones mentioned that a  request had been made by several  people across the lake that the city  place ��� light near the ferry wharf.  On dark nights they found it very  difficult to make a landing.  The matter was referred to the  light committee.  It was mentioned that the city  engineer had requested the privilege of using some sand from the  beach in the city park which *he  had found very well suited to his  purpose. 1 he park committee had  expressed themselves as willing. It  would be necessary to dig a hole  about two feet deep, but it was in  such a place that the water would  very soon wash sand into it and  fill it up again.  Plans were submitted by Mr, C  Harvey of a subdivision of Block  33-34. The plans however did  not entirely meet with the approval  of the council, it being considered  by some that another street should  be shown. It was arranged that  plans be held over to secure Mr.  Harvey's presence, a special meeting being called for Tuesday for  that purpose.  Aid. Sutherland stated that the  city had finished with the steam  roller, which was to be taken by  Mr. Lang for work on Black Mountain .road.  Mayor Jones said the city engineer had now conpleted the laying  of about 3000 feet of sewer pipe  on Richter St., and suggested that  the council make a visit of inspection.  The meeting then adjourned until 10 o'clock t'le following morning.  At the special meeting Tuesday  morning the subdivision plans submitted by Mr. C. Harvey were discussed at some length, and several  Bravery Rewarded  The several desperate attempts  to escape of the murderer James  before he finally paid the la��t I  penally of his crimes show the  desperate kind of man he was,  lacking the smallest scruples about  taking life or committing any atrocity to gain his ends. They serve,  too, lo bring clearly home the extent, to which his two emptors  Messrs. Seeley and Ramsey, of  Wilson's Landing, took their lives  in their hands when they held up  Jamea and hia companion at the point of  the rifle and marched them into custody,  A man who haa committed one murder  haa usually no scruples about committing  another aa the penalty ia th* aame any  way, and Jamea would not have hesitated  to ahoot hia captora if opportunity had  offerrd.  It is with pleaaure, therefore, that we  learn that although no reward waa actually  offered at the time for the capture of the  men, Messrs. Seeley and Ramsey are to  receive a reward at the hands of the  government of $500 each. There ia not only  generosity but wiadom and justice in tha  government thua rewarding what waa not  only an act of outstanding bravery but a  real public service in ridding the country  of a dangerous criminal.  Shooting Season Opens  September 2nd  The shooting season opens in  this district on September 2nd, the  first of the month f/tlltng on a Sunday. In the Okanagan ducks,  geese and snipe may be shot from  then until February 28th next, but  sold only from October 2nd to  October 31st 1912.  The season for shooting Columbia or coast deer is from September 2nd to December 15th, but it  may be sold only until October  15th 1912.  Grouse of all kinds may be shot  from September 2nd to December  31st and prairie chicken from September 15th to October 15th.  A close season is declared for  wapiti throughout the mainland  until September I, 1914.  A close season is declared for  white-tailed 'eer in the Okanagan  and Similkameen districts until  September 1, 1914.  A close season is declared for  beaver throughout the province  from November I, 1912, to November 14, 1913. This is not to  apply to Indians, who may trap  beaver in certain districts and sell  the pelts to traders.  Convention Most  Successful Held  Benvoulin Notes  Mrs. Mantle, daughter of Mr.  T. G. Speer, is visiting her father  for a few weeks.  Charlie Stuart, a former res: lent  of Benvoulin is back just now from  Nova Scotia visiting old friends.  Mrs. R. B. Fisher, of Winnipeg,  who has been visiting the coast is  stopping here for a week or two  the guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. B.  Fisher,  A large number of friends assembled at the home of Mr. and Mrs.  Dan McLean on Saturday evening  aa a surprise party the occasion  being the twentieth anniversary of  their wedding. A very jolly evening was spent, the programme  being varied with vocal and instrumental selections rendered by  Mrs. Dolsen, Mrs. Fisher, Mrs.  Cowan, Mrs. Mantle, Miss Naismilh  and Mr. Speers. A reading was  given by Mr. D. Squair. Mr. J. B.  Fisher acted as chairman and after  a few well-chosen remsrks called  on Mr. Roy Dolsen to read the  address after which Mr. Sqaair  presented Mr. and Mrs. McLean  on behalf of the company with a  handsome cut class bowl and hand-  Rainted Limonges chins fruit dish.  Irs. Dolsen played the Wedding  March after which lunch was served. The evening was brought to  a close with the singing of Auld  Lang Syne.  of the aldermen maintained their  objection against ihe plans, holding that an additional street was  necessary before the plan could be  approved, and on the motion being put, the plans were turned  down by 3 to 2.  A resolution was passed that the  salary of the assistant clerk, Mr. P.  T. Dunn, be raised to $85 per  month to date from Augurt I si.  It was also decided that an account of $90 from Mr. R. H. Parkinson for work in connection with  the city map, be paid when necessary corrections had been made.  The meeting then resolved itself  into a committee. .  Public Control of Irrigation la  Strongly Advocated  That the convention of the Western Canada Irrigation Association  which closed its sessions here last  Friday was the most successful in  the history of the organization was  conceded by everyone from chairman, The Hon. W. R. Roes, down:  ward. Not only the large attendance at every meeting, which in  itself created a record, but the excellent papers and addresses on  subjects of vital importance, and  the keen and spirited discussion of  the many important resolutions  marked the gathering as a credit  to its organizers, and a testimony  to the energy of the secretaries,  both local and permanent.  Although the heavy rains on  Thursday and Friday spoilt the  automobile excursions which had  been planned, yet it did not in any  way interfere with the meetings in  the Opera House, which were perhaps even belter attended because  of the impossibility of getting away.  Thursday's papers included a  valuable talk on irrigation in relation to fruitgrowing by Prof. Lewis  of the Oregon State Agricultural  College, a lecture by Mr. W. M.  Pearce, a former president of the  association, on Irrigation and Forestry in other countries. Mr. M. L.  Dean, State Horticulturist of Montana, gave a mass of valuable information on apple culture, and the  best methods of combatting the  Baldwin Spot, and Mr. R. M. Win-  slow, B. C. Horticulturist showed  how climaUc conditions,���rainfall,  evaporation and wind had an all-  important bearing on the duty of  water in irrigated districts. Mr. F.  H. Peters, Commissioner of Irrigation under the Dominion Government read a paper on the Proper  Duty of Water and the necessary  irrigating head in Western Canada.  A feature which had not appeared on the progiamme was a de-  delight ful talk by Sir Wm. Wilcox,  an irrigation expert of world wide  fame, who has conducted works of  great extent for the British Government in Egypt. His unconventional and humorous method of  address was greatly enjoyed.  Thursday's discussion centred  largely around the important question of public control of irrigation,  a paper on which, by A. E. Ashcroft, engineer to the C.N.R., is reproduced in this issue. No fewer  than three resolutions bearing upon  this subject had been submitted to  the consideration of the convention. The resolutions committee  " boiled these down" into the following which passed:  WHEREAS the dry belt of Britiah Columbia haa been and ia being rapidly  developed by means of irrigation.  AND WHEREAS it haa been found  that in many initancea auch development  ia being retarded by reason of conflicting  interests in the source and control of the  water supply,  THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that  the Provincial Government be respectfully  urged to consider the advisability of pasting auch legislation aa will remedy tha  difficulties which have been found to exist,  and if possible authorizing the incorporation of waler districts with control and  diatribution of all water aupply, therein  avoiding if meana thereto can be devised,  the causes which have led to failure in  the carrying into effect of legislation along  aimilar lines in many of the United Statea  and in ths North-West Territories.  Later on, however, it was felt  that the resolution as passed was  not sufficiently comprehensive, and  left out many important aspects of  ihe question. Mr. J. A. .McKelvie  of Vernon spoke strongly on the  matter. The resolution as passed  he characterized as " rrlilk and  waler" and meaningless. The resolutions committee, he said, had  taken three resolutions and sub-  milled a mere nothing for them,  and was doing the convention a  positive injury. " I don't feel satisfied with il, and am sure the majority of the delegates do not, and I  want the motion which I am now  presenting to go to the government  just as it is without anv editing  or alterations whatever." He  hoped that the chairman, the Hon.  W. R. Ross, would take the initiative himself and suggest some solution of the problem to the government. The fruit industry will in  the next two years eclipse the mining industry, which now brings in  a tremendous revenue, and it is  about time the government was  taking cognizance of it and assisting the fruit farmers some way.  The motion, which is as follows,  was put to the meeting and carried:  Whereas the succesefnl settlement of  the dry delt of British Columbia ia dependent upon an ample and permanent water  supply for irrigation purpoaea and in the  efficient and economical diatribution of  water to all land capable of Irrigation and  that can be supplied without undue expense ;  And, Whereas the present ayatem of  supplying water by joint stock companies  in many districts only serves limited districts, and a large amount of first class fruit  and farm landa is thus without a permanent or aatisfactory water aupply ;  And, Whereas, in the opinion of this  convention it is desirable and will aaaiat in  the development of the country and safeguarding of the interests of the fanners  and fruitgrowers that might be supplied  with water from a common source, that  they have the power to organize for the  acquiring of existing systems and privilege  generally.  Therefore, Be it resolved that it is desirable that a scheme be formulated giving  the inhabitants of the districts served from  the common sources of water aupply the  power to take over control and operate  for the benefit of all land in such districts,  all water records, irrigation companies and  associations organized for tha purpoae' of  supplying water and that the provincial  government be respectfully invited to prepare and present to the legislature of B.  C. at its next session a bill providing for  the establishment of water districts and  for the organization of the inhabitants  " being users of water ','- into corporate  bodies defining the powers, dutiee and  obligations.  And that the government of the province be respectfully invited to consider the  question of aiding water diatricta in the  investigation preliminary to the establishment of a water district and under proper  control granting assistance by guaranteeing  the bonds of each district or in auch other  mnnn-r as may be deemed most expedient.  Friday morning the convention  devoted itself to the election of  officers for another year, and to  fixing 'he location of the next convention.  The officers elected were as follows :  Hon. Pres. -The Hon. Mr. Bul-  yea, Lieutenant-Governor of Alberta.  President.���Hon. .Duncan Marshall, Minister of Agriculture, Alberta.  First Vice-Pres.���W. C. Ricardo,  Vernon.  Second Vice-Pres.���J. S. Dennis,  Assistant to the President, C..P. R.,  Calgary.  Executive Committee. ��� A. S.  Dawson, Calgary ; W. H. Fairfield,  Lethbridge ; Wm. Penrce, Calgary;  Prof. W. J. Elliott, Stralhmore ; T.  Bulman, Kelowna ; J. A. McKelvie,  Vernon ; Dr. C W. Dickson, Kelowna ; and F. J. Fulton, K C, Kamloops.  Lethbridge, Alta., was fixed upon as the next place of meeting.  Mr. Norman S. Rankin was reelected permanent secretary and  accorded a hearty vote of thanks  and appreciation of his energetic  services. In addition his salary  was raised to $500 and he was  made the recipient of a handsome  grant for the extra work entailed  by the convention.  Dr. Dickson, the local secretary,  was also thanked most heartily for  his services, which had contributed  in no small degree to the splendid  success of the visit to Kelowna.  Owing to the continued rain on  Friday morning, the trip to South  Okanagan waa abandancd and the  rest of the morning was taken up  with short addresses and discussions. At midday the parly left  for Penticton, where by all accounts  they were most royally entertained  wilh motor drives and a banquet  in the evening.  Mrs. Colquette and family left  last Thursday on a visit to Toronto.  An item in our local column says  Mr. Colquette, but that is an error.  Mr. T. E Cooper, who has been  appointed secretary of the A. & T.  Association,returned Saturday from  the coast.  Miss Ethel Hall left Saturday to  attend Normal School at Vancouver. She will be spending the few  days before school opening at  Victoria.  Mr. H. II. MacLeay had an unexpected birthday celebration last  Monday when a surprise party  went up from town and made  merry for the evening.  The services at St. Michael's  church next Sunday will be as  usual, viz., Matins and Holy Communion at 11 a.m.; Evensong at  7.30 instead of as announced last  Sunday.  Board of Trade Regular  Monthly Meeting  The Board of Trade held its  monthly meeting Tuesday evening.  The attendance, however, was  small and the business transacted  was confined chiefly to the consideration of the correspondence received during the month.  Superintendent Kilpatrick of the  C. P. R. Btated that he was arranging to ship in cinders to build up  a loading platform near the tracks.  In connection with a communication from the Government telegraph department it was mentioned that a separate telegraph office  would probably be established in  the near future, as arrangements  were being made to make use of  Elliott & Copeland's office for that  purpose.  A letter from the Department of  Agriculture giving various reasons  for not establishing a fruit growing  experimental station here created  considerable adverse comment.  Mr. L. E. Taylor said he regarded it as a most unsatisfactory letter,  and he thought the matter should  not be allowed to drop until they  could get some satisfaction out of  the government. Dr. Fortier and  Prof. Dean, visitors to the convention, had both seen the necessity  for expetimental stations. It was  the duty ol the government to  make systematic experiments in  spraying, etc., and the work should  not be left to the public.  On the suggestion of Dr. Dickson, a special committee was appointed to take up the matter, and  to formulate some scheme which  could be put definitely and strongly before the Department of Agriculture. The committee appointed  were Messrs. L. E. Taylor, W. R.  Pooley and the secretary.  Mr. S. T. Elliott reported on behalf of the committee appointed to  go into the matter of connecting  up the road on the east side of the  lake so asio form a complete highway north from Penticton to Kelowna, presented the following resolution :--  WHEREAS we, the Board of Trade  of the City of Kelowna, in regular aea-  aion aeeembled, believe that a continuation of the main Vernon road from  Okanagan Miasion to the road from  Naramata te Penticton ia to-day a pressing need in the communities and cities  on the east aide of Okanagan Lake, >t ia  hereby resolved that the government  ba respectfully requeated to take the  neceaaary steps to open up thia work.  Further, that a copy of thia resolution  be drawn up and forwarded to the  Minister of Landa and Public Works,  the Minister of Finance and Agriculture,  the 1 Ion. Price Elliaon and the Hon.  Martin Burrell, Minister of Agriculture  for the Dominion of Canada.  We believe that this short stretch of  road will be of the greatest utility to the  largest number of people in our district,  and would auggest that the necessary  surveys and estimates be undertaken  thia summer and fall ao that the work  can be undertaken at the earlieat poasi.  ble moment in spring.  Dr. Dickson mentioned that the  Penticton and Naramata people  were anxious to co-operate wilh  Kelowna in their endeavors to get  the road.  Mr. A. W. Bowser proposed that  in view of the heavy correspondence, the secretary's remuneration  should be increased, a suggestion  which aroused some discussion upon the best method of handling the  numerous enquiries for information  which were coming in every day,  and adding an ever increasing burden to the secretary's duties. The  question of an increase of salary,  however, was left over for a more  representative gathering of the  members.  A vote of thanks was passed to  Dr. Dickson for the way in which  he had handled the Irrigation  Convention.  Accounts amounting to $12.21  were passed for payment.  Mr. and Mrs. T. Renwick returned yesterday from a visit to the  coast.  A meeting of the Poultry and  Pet Stock Association will be held  in Messrs. Rattenbury & Williams'  office Saturday afternoon, September 7th, at 2.30. All members and  persons interested in poultry are  requested to attend as important  business is to be transacted. There  are now over 42 paid-up members  and the Kelowna branch will soon  be ihe strongest in the province.  Arrangements are to be made for  shipping a carload of wheat for  the members.  U (. ���  HP  Tha Orchard City Re-cord  35SS=  TW�� ORCHARD CITY RECORD  r\kllsW setny 7'AsoW.y al In. Qtf��,  Xaiewu. fl C.  70H.V LE.4THLEY, Editor and Proprietor.  SasWtrfon SI.50 per annum.  T. Untied States $2.00 per annum.  Adeertrttnl rales upon application,  Communications  Under ttata haadiag soannuaUattaaa will  ta raeeioed upoa any aublsct el latareat.  LaHera muat ha elgasd, ta trial, assld  paraonaltttaa. Tbe Sdlaor dgaa not aas  eeearilti aadersa oplalona glean baloie.  To the Editor of  The " Kelowna Record,"  Dear Sir,-On behalf of my fellow  delegates Messrs. Thrupp, Stobart,  and myself I beg to tender through  your columns our appreciation of  the kind courtesies we received  during our attendance at the irrigation convention in your city last  week. If one event stood out more  prominently than another it was  the splendid motor trip of Thursday morning. It was a singular  coincidence that so much rain fell  during part of il considering that  our object wan lu see how the  natural deficiency was being supplemented by irrigation; but that  only served to heighten the devotion to a good cause and the skill  of the car owners in driving over  roads rendered treacherous by the  downpour.  Much of the ground covered  was new to me, all of it to my  friends; and as we are financially  interested in irrigation'what we  saw was a valuable object-lesson  in collecting, storing and distributing water necessary to evoke the  fertility of the soil.  For the first time in our history  we indulged in luscious peaches  which had it continued much  longer would have ended in a  surfeit. Tha hotel tables were kept  liberally supplied with peaches,  but it was the subject of remark  that only once did we get tomatoes  and when we had peas and beans  they were the canned variety,  Surely this should not be the case,  The French bean or scarlet runner  can be made to cover any rough  wall by n.eans  ol  a   few strings,  and the flower makes a brave  show followed by one of ihe best  of'vegelables appreciated by everybody. Perhaps our caterers will  take the hint in the same spirit  in which it is given and grow some  of these in the back premises if  ihey can't be bought in the district.  Wilh this exception everything  was admirable and the man who  was not satisfied must belong to  the class graphically described by  Sir William Wilcox as " rogue  elephants " I  Faithfully yours,  C. E. LAWRENCE.  Kamloops, B.C.  To the Editor of  The " Kelowna Record,"  Dear Sir,���With your permission  1 should like, through the columns  of your valuable paper, to extend  to the citizens of Kelowna generally the thanks of the Local Committee for the hearty manner in  which they welcomed and entertained the delegates lo the irrigation convention.  Space will not permit me to go  into details, but one thing is certain and that is, that Kelowna has  made such a reputation for itsell  that every visitor who attended the  convention has gone away with  none but the pleasantest memories  of the few days they spent in  Kelowna and the Okanagan valh-v.  Yours very truly,  CHAS. W. DICKSON.  The Canadian Pacific Railway  Company has filed notice at the  Secretary ol States office at Ottawa  that it will after October I make  application to the government (or  an increase of its authorized  capital from $200,000,000 lo  $300,000,000.  A vMi Amount of ill health it due lo impaired digestion. When the stomach fails  to perform iu function* properly the whole  ���ystem becomei deranged. A tew doiei  of Chamberlain'i Tableta ii all you need.  They will strengthen your digestion, in-  vigorftte your liver, and regulate your  bowels, "entirely doing away with that  miserable feeling due to faulty digestion.  Try it. Many others have been permanently cured - why not you > For sale Ly  all dealers.  SEALED TENDERS addressed to the  under-signed and endorsed "Tender for  the Construction of a Breakwater in Victoria Harbour, B.C." will be received at  this office until 4 p.m., on Thursday, September 5, 1912, for the construction of a  Breakwater at Victoria Harbour, Victoria,  B.C.  Plans, specification and form of contract  can be seen and forms of tender obtained  at this Department and at the offices of W.  Henderson, Resident Architect, Victoria,  B.C.; C. C. Worsfold, Esq., District Engineer, New Westminster, B.C.; J. C. Sing,  Esq, District Engineer, Toronto, Out..  I. I . Michaund, Esq., District Engineer,  Montreal, Que.; A. Decary, Esq., District  Engineer, Quebec, Que.; and on application to the Postmaster at Vancouver, B.C.  Persons tendering are notified that tenders will not be considered unless made  on the printed forms supplied, and signed  with their actual signatures," stating their  occupations and places of residence. In  the case of firms the actual signature, the  nature of the occupation, and place of  residence of each member of the firm  must be given.  Each tender must be accompanied by  an accepted cheque on a chartered bank  payable to the order of the Honourable  the Minister of Public Works, equal to ten  per cent. (10 per cent.) of the amount of  the tender, which will be forfeited if the  person tendering decline to enter into a  contract when called upon to do so, or  fail to complete the work contracted for.  If the tender be not accepted the cheque  wilt be returned.  The Department does not bind itself to  accept the lowest or any tender.  By order,  R. C. DESROCHERS,  Secretaiy.  Department of Public Works,  Ottawa, August 8, 1912.  Newspapers will not be paid for thia  advertisement if they insert it without  authority from the Department,       38-9  " Were all medicines as meritorious as  Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea  Remedy the world would be much better  off and the percentage of suffering greatly  decreased," writes Lindsay Scott, of Temple, Ind.    For sale by all dealers.  20th Century Shoe  Repairing Shop  BERNARD  AVENUE  All Kinds  of  Boots and  Shoes Repaired Promptly  Ladies' and   Gents' Rubbar   I leels  uf tke Bast Males  Short term exclusive listings wanted.    Prices must be right so that  the other fellow can make good  H. G. HILLARD  REAL ESTATE  MORTGAGES  INSURANCE  Agreements  (or tale  Mouses (or Sale  and Rent.  i,i        ii i,-i Residential Lots in  Purchased     Insurance   ( o.   of   Canada     all pari, of the citv  Representative for Kelowna and District  The Manufacturers Life  SNAPS  , For Sale, one of the best buys in the Okanagan to-day  114 Acres of Bearing Orchard (good varieties)  good House on property  Crops this year should net $3,000.       Price it $12,600.  Terms:   Half caah, balance $1,000 per year.  5 Acres close in with I House (valued at. $6,000)  Barns, ficc, also Two Cottages on Property rented for $36  per month, This property will sub-divide to good advantage  For further particulars inquire.  New House in course of construction on Paul st.  Modern and every convenience.     Price $3,500.   Terms.  80 Acres, about 4i miles from town,  with Buildings.   Best of water records " free at that."  The Price is $250 per acre.  Here is an opportunity for the buyer lo double his money within Iwo years.  Good terms.  ROYAL BANK .CHAMBERS,  KELOWNA, B.C. i P. O. BOX 304  IIIIIB   If SID    tmtwm  ' f,hufsini), Auflnat 22  *���,     -lip. ,  m  " Procrastination  > I " ���-���-������.��� ��� ��l ' "���M ���a*���  is the thief of time  ����  Time means money.   Therefore if you are losing  time you are losing money.   Why lose money when  you ought to be making it as a small investment in  /  this rapidly-growing city may be the forerunner of  future prosperity ?  Come and see me  as I know that I h we just the property that would  suit you whether its Farm or Town property you  are looking for.  \  Lt VI1 i, The Homeseeker's Friend  Any property you have for rent, sale, or if you are looking for such  see me and I will try to meet your requirements either by finding a  tenant or buyer, o if you are wanting to buy by putting you next to  some good snaps.  J. LEVITT,  :   Crowley Block    :  Office open every evening after supper.  P. O. Box 495.   'Phone 194.  ���swr  WALK ABOUT   -  m WALK-OVER SHOES  \ I i      i i i  and you will always travel FIRST-CLASS  w'r  1          \m 1  TsOlfe]o^��9 Be  All  THE BEST SHOES  A GAIN we must remind you of the  ** approach of the fall. Boxes and bales  of FALL AND WINTER GOODS tumble in  on us every day. Amongst the most recent  arrivals in our Fall and Autumn stoc-. are  'Walk-Over' Boots  For Men and Women  This brand of boots requires no introduction to the people who wear boots. There are  No Better Shoes Made  in America  It's a pleasure for us to sell them as we  know the purchaser will be satisfied and  will be. a walking advertisement for us as        '  long as the boots wear.    Come in and see  them;   it's no trouble to show goods.  Remember you are under no  obligation to buy  $5.00 $6.00 $7.00 $8.00  < We invite comparison.  LEQUIME BROS. & CO.  Telephone  22 ',  .' "I1  ���"If  ;.. Thursdat), Auflust 28  u��X 'i '... i ��� ���.... 11 ���'���''��� -���-  ^���zzz;.z:..-j.s^z  The. Orchard City Record  LOOK  If you are in need of Heavy, nr Light  HARNESS  come and see our stock.   We carry the best line in  Team Harness also Light Harness, Stock and English Saddles  (both ladies' and genta').    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.  Repairing is our special f,  eature  Buggies,  Wagons,  Democrats,  &c.    >  To suit all purchasers  Feed  Hay,  Oats,  "Bran,  Wheat,  Barley &  Oat Chop  W. R. GLENN & SON  Dealers in  Farm and Orchard  Implements  Pendozi Street & Lawrence Avenue     -     KELOWNA  'Phone 150  ^JoiaMia  -rWufc-matdt  mb. moneu-baveh:"  if uou wibh a hug fob that hoom  uou eon find it hight now. we  ahe making bueh a temptation bale  on the hugb we have that theu ahe  bailing hight out of ouh btohe.  let a SeautUul hue bail hight  into uoub home and bpbead Ubelf  out on that flooh.   the whole family ean WWW & ^^ ^^ hua.  KELOWNA FURNITURE CO.  " We Make Homes Happy."  Phon." 194  P. O Boxl 2  OHioe Crowley Block  E. ENGLAND  BUILDER  Decorating e% General House Repairs  General House Repairs will be  speedily attended to and abso- j  lute satisfaction guaranteed.  Call  at  office if in  town, 'phone  or  writ, if at home.  A. G. McKEOWN  KELOWNA  Agent for the  PENTICTON STEAM  LAUNDRY  Laundry despatched twice a  week.  Prompt attention and careful  work.  For Fruit Growers  Now that the apple and pear season is on, fruit growers and fruit  packers are reminded that every  box of apples or pears offered for  sale must be properly packed in  standard sized boxes and must also  be marked in a plain and indelible  manner in letters not less than one  half-inch in length, before it is  taken from the premises where it  is-packed, with the initials of the  grower's Christian names, his full  surname and address, the names  of the variety and grade. Ordinary lead pencil marks are not indelible. A stencil is the best  means of complying with the law.  A rubber stamp will make an indelible mark if carefully used.  Copies of the inspection and  sale act, part IX (the Fruit Marks  Act) explaining all about the  grades and the markings may be  had on application to D. M. Robertson, deputy fruit inspector, 237  Sixth Street, New Westminster, B.C.  This Bummer the C.P.R. opened  offices in Moscow and S|t. Petersburg, Russia.  It is reported that the Mormons  are buying every vacant farm in  southern Alberta.  New York people are determined to root out the graft in  police circles.  On account of the wet weather  the Vancouver Exhibition dates  have been extended two days.  Sir Wilfrid Laurier is to visit the  west in the fall, and he will speak  at a number of important cities  during his visit.  The nurses of the Nelson hospital are causing some excitement  just now, eleven of them having  been discharged for insubordination.  Unclaimed balances of $676,147  unpaid dividends of $3,659 and  unpaid drafts of bills of exchange  totalling $49,85 I,were in Canadian  banks at the end of the last fiscal  year.  Prince Arthur of Connaught has  been selected by King George to  represent him at the funeral of the  late Emperor of Japan. He will  be accompanied by Lord Melhuen  and others as equerries.  Dr. Gaston Odin, a Parisian  scientist, makes the announcement  that lie has discovered the microbe  of cancer and has succeeded in  isolating and cultivating it. He  hopes before long to supply tubes  with a vaccine which will cure  cancer or act as a preventative.  We are glad lo have the privilege of announcing that the nee  essary steps have been taken by  the city police to permanently stop  the peregrinations of the swill gatherers' aromatic carts through the  streets during the hours of church  parade on Sundays.  ���Revelstoke Mail-Herald  Wholesale smuggling of automobiles between the United States  and Canada has been going on  this suii mer, and the Canadian  customs officials have already punished several offenders, while the  Canadian manufacturers are bitterly protesting against American-  made cars being brought into Canada without payment of duty.  City of Kelowna  COURT OF REVISION  NOTICE Is hereby given that the first  sitting of the Annual Court of Revision of  the Municipality of the City of Kelowna  will be held in th. Council Chamber,  Bernrad Avenue, Kelowna, B.C., on Thursday, the Twenty-second day of August,  1912, at ten o'clock in the forenoon, for  the purpose of hearing complaints against  the Assessment aa mad. by the Assessor,  and for revising and correcting the assessment roll.  C. H. DUNN,  City Clerlt.  City Clerkjs Office,  Kelowna, B.C.,  July 15th. 1912. 34-8  KELOWNA-WEST BANK  STEAM FERRY  Hi Hi      iimiwiii   Leaves Kelowna 9 t.m., 3.30 p.m.  Leaves Westbank 9.30 a.m., 4 p.m.  Extra Service on  Wednesdays & Saturdays  Leave* Kelowna 11 a.m.  Leaves Waitbank 11.30 a.m.  BEAR CREEK SERVICE, FRIDAYS  Leaves Kalowna 10 a.m., 4.30 p.m.  Leaves Bear Creek 10.30 a.m., 5 p.m.  TERMS CASH  JAMES I. CAMPBELL  'Phone No. 106  SYNOPSIS OP COAL  MINING REGULATIONS  Coal mining tight* of the Dominion in  Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, the  Yukon Territory, the North-went Territories, and in a portion of the Province of  British Columbia, may be leased for a term  of twenty-one yeara at an annual rental of  $1 an acre. Not more than 2,560 acres will  be leaaed to one applicant.  Application for the lease mutt be made  by the applicant in person to the Agent or  Sub-Agent of the district in which the  righta applied for are aituated.  In surveyed territory the land muat be  described by aectiona, or legal aubdiviaiona  of aectiona, and in unsurveyed territory the  tract applied for shall be staked out by the  applicant himaelf.  Each application muat be accompanied  by a fee of $5 which will be refunded if  the righta applied for are not available, but  not otherwise. A royalty ahall be paid on  the merchantable output of the mine at  the rate of five cents par ton.  The peraon operating the mine ahall fur.  nis.i 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, auch returna ahould be furnished at  least once a year.  The leaae will include the coal mining  righta only, but the leasee may be permitted to purchase whatever available surface  righta may be coneidered neceaaary for the  working of the mine at the rate of $10 an  acre.  For full information application ahould  be made to the secretary of the Department  of the Interior, Ottawa, or to any Agent or  Sub-Agent of Dominion Landa.  - W.W.CORY.  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  N.B.���Unauthorized publication of thia  advertisement will not be paid fer.  An ad. in the "Record"  it the hall-mark of a progressive  business.     Insist   upon  people  knowing you're there  G. H. E. HUDSON  Landscape and  Portrait  Photographer  Largest Studios in tha Interior  Portraits by appointment  Ptntjon Street,   ���   Kelowna  '^^s**^^s>^s-'**^^s*i-*~^*'*^s*.  Sutton's Seeds  ORDERS TAKEN NOW FOR  Cut Flowers  Carnations  Chrysanthemums  Violets  H. LYSONS  Kelowna.  Greenhouse.  Rough and Dressed Lumber.  Shingles, Siding, Doors, Window*,  Mouldings, Etc.  Kelowna Saw-Mill Company, Limited  HEWETSON and MANTLE, Ltd.  CAPITAL AUTHORI2ED   .   $75,000  MONEY TO LOAN  On First Mortgages  Agreements for Sale Purchased  FIRE,  LIFE.  AND ACCIDENT INSURANCE  News of the Valley  A large* ice and cold storage  plant ia to be erected in Penticton,  Penticton opened ita new Aquatic  pavilion last week, a reception  being given to about 300 people.  A daughter was born lo the  Rev. G. O. and Mrs. Fallis, of Penticton, Saturday, August 10th.  Mr. W. R. Kendrick arrived Irom  the coaat Saturday to take charge  of the Penticton band as bandmaster.���" Penticton Herald."  T. E. Moore's store at Summer-  land was destroyed by fire last  week. Bush rats it is thought were  the cauae by carrying matches to  build their nests.  A reception was given ~>y Mr.  G. H. E. Hudson in his photographic studio Monday afternoon, to  commemorate the opening day.  The patty "were served with refreshments and spent an enjoyable  few hours. Mr. Hudson was assisted by Miss Gosling, of Kelowna.���" Penticton Herald."  Mr. W. S. Gunsalus, a farmer living  near Fleming. Pa., saye he haa user) Chamberlain'a Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea  Remedy in hia family for fourteen years,  and that he haa found it to b. an excellent  remedy, and takes plaaaure in recommend  ing it.   For sale by all dealers.  MONEY  Every one wants to ma':e it.    Here are a few bargains that cannot be  .   . equalled���sure money-makers  1,045 Acres, 14 miles from Penticton.  600 acres of it easy to cultivate. First-class hay or fruit land. Free  water. Price $25 per acre.  1,000 Acres. 10 miles from Kelowna.  ���aa*  500 acres under cultivation. First-class land now growing fruit and hay.  This property would easily produce 1000 of hay per year. About 400  tons on it this year. Price $70 per acre.  12 Acres, 5 miles from Kelowna.  All in fruit, with good house and outbuildings. Will be sold as a going  concern, including crop this year. Price $9, 500.  32 Acres, half-mile from City Limits.  Five acres bearing orchard, balance in meadow. Good house and  outbuildings. All for $ 18,000.  32 Acres, 3 miles from City.  First-class meadow or vegetable lands.   Good buildings.   Price $20,000.  Lots on Ellis Street, 50 ft. by 148 ft., $1,000.  10 Acres in City Limits.  Price $1,000 per acre.  192 Acres on Lake, 5 miles from Kelowna.  Three-quarters of a mile lake front. House on property.   Price $3,000.  ELLIOTT & COPELAND  Real Estate and Insurance Brokers  ���PHONE 25 KELOWNA, B.C. The Orchard City' Record.  Thursday, August 2 i  ua      hi     i i'n  The Kelotona Land  and Orchard Co.,  LIMITED,  FOR SHLE-SPLEND1D  TEN - ACRE BLOCK  FRONTING ON  Pendozi and Richter Streets  Thisblocli cannot be excelled Iwaub-diuisioii purposes  In a sub-dioision of this block eoeru lot would be a  PnST-RLISS BUILDING SITE  No grading or filling required. No sloughs.  Citt) water auailable oia Pendozi Street  The Company's terms are. reasonable and investors  in real estate icill find it worth their while to call at  our office and make inquiry into this offer.  CALL 01? WRITE  K. L. 0. Co.'s OFFICE  Keller Block ��� Kelotona, B.C.  of every description  The best our money  and  your money can buy.  Hare Are a Few Items:  Keen Kutter Carpenters' Chisels  Keen Kutter Carpenters' Planes  Keen Kutter Carpenters' Saws  Keen  Kutter Carpenters' Axes  MORRISON - THOMPSON  HARDWARE CO., Ltd.  Coal J   Coal!!  Real Pensylvania Hard -   $17.50 per ton  Nicola Coal (Lump)     -   $10.00 per ton  Wellington  W. HAUG  /  $13.00 per ton  KELOWNA, B.C.  Just About'Now is the Right Time  lo call in and renew your subscription to the " Record."  Town and. Country  Mr. E. L. Ward returned from  the coast by Sunday's boat.  The Rev. J. W. Davidson left  (or Vancouver Thursday last.  The Rev. A. Dunn returned to  town last week-end.  Miss Mary Bird left Tuesday on  a trip to Regina and Grenfell.  Father Verbecke spent the weekend in Penticton, returning Monday morning.  Chief Engineer, S. D. Colquette  of the power house, left last Tuesday foi a holiday trip east.  Mr. G. H. Dunn returned Saturday lo his duties as city clerk after  an enjoyable holiday in Victoria.  The new s.s. "Orchard City" is  running Iwo excursions lo Peachland for the Regatta to-day, one at  9 a.m. and one at 12 o'clock.  The Misses Reeves, of Winnipeg, are visiting Miss A. Knight,  and will be in town till the end of  the month.  A dozen men. all of whom had  quit good positions in town, left  by Sunday morning's boat to go  harvesting on the prairie.  Mrs. Teaque and daughters,  Phyllis and Doris, are visiting her  brother, N. Lloyd, at Salmon Arm.  The Peachland Regatta takes  place this afternoon and a number  ol Kelowna people are visiting and  taking part.  Teams from Kelowna are to take  pari in the Polo tournament at the  Kamloops Centenary celebration,  September 1 7th to 19th.  Tobacco harvesting started Monday on the  Dickson ranch where  the  crop   is   extra   early   and   in  plendid   shape.    There   will   be  about twenty arret to cut.  The Baptist Sunday-school scholars under the superintendency of  Mr. Hugh Jenkins are holding  (heir annual picnic today. A trip  to South Okanagan by the "Clov-  elly" and scow is arranged for  which should prove a real treat  for the youngsters.  MiBS Edna McGee, who has for  some time been the the Rutland  school teacher,* left by Tuesday's  hoat for Albert College, Belleville,  Out., where ah" will undergo a  two-years' course of training. She  was accompanied by Miss Sadie  Thompson, ol late a pupil at the  hifh school, who is to attend the  Bime teal of educalion.  Have yon seeif Mi'. G-o. James'  siore since its remodelling r A  magnificent set of modern show  case* and t.tbles has been installed  on which the china and rrlasiware  which forms ihe new department  is displayed in an exceedingly  tasteful manner. A large stock of  cr'.ckery nf all kinds is being  unloaded.  Arrangements are being made  to get together a party to take in  the big " Stampede " al Calgary on  September 2nd to 7lli. If possible  a private car will be chartered  which will leave here on the Saturday previous. On the return trip  a day is lo be spent at Banff. I li  parly will be absent altogether  about a week. Mr. S. T. Elliott  will be glad to receive names of  those who wish lo join.  Following are the hospital contributions for July, thankfully acknowledged by the secretary :���  Orange Lodge Church Parade  Collection, $20; J. T. Oakeley,  $2 50; Friends, $170 Vegetables,  Mrs. Richards and Mrs. Day ; Red  Currants, Mrs. Forrest ; Black Currants, Mrs. Budden ; Cherries, Mrs.  W. D. Walker and Mrs. J. E.  Reekie ; Butter, Friend in the  Country ; Cucumbers, Mrs. John  Birch and Mrs. Cathera ; Box of  Plums, Mr. Geo. Rowcliffe ; Jam.  The Misses Webster; Peaches, Mr.  Boyer ; Tomatoes, Apples and  Vegetables, a Friend.  One ol the moat common ailments that  hard working people are afflicted with ia  lame bark. Apply Chamberlain's Liniment  twice a day and massage the parti tho*  roughly at each application, and you will  get quick relief.    For aala by all dealers.  SUMMER JEWELRY  Our New Cooda are coming in  daily. Among the latest to arrive  are: ���  Hit Pim from SOc. upward  Dutch Collar PiniSoc. to 11.5o  Wr,i��l Pins from 25c. to 2.5o pr  Black and Pearl Beads  From Soc. to $10  J. S. KNOWLES  Jew.ler  KELOWNA, B.C.  PROFESSIONAL AND  BUSINESS CARDS  BURNE & TEMPLE  Solicitors,  Notaries Public,  Conveyancers, etc.  KELOWNA, :: B.C.  R. B. KERR  Barrister  and Solicitor,.  Notary Public.  KELOWNA ::  B.C  C. Harvay. B.A., So., C.E.. D.L.S., B.C.L.S.  and B.C.L.S.  CHARLES   HARVEY,  CIVIL ENGINEER  and  SURVEYOR.  LAND  Kelowna,  Phona 147.  B C  P.O. B�� 231  RICHARD H. PARKINSON  HHITiSI I COLUMBIA LAND  SURVEYOR.  CIVIL ENClNEER  P.O. BOX 137  KELOWNA  Dr. J. W. Nelson Shepherd  DENTIST  '. 0. Boa IU TbeaeSI  Corner Peneozi Street and  Lawrence Avenue.  Mr. B. G. MEYRICK  ll.m.,. Pupils at his Studio in tha MORRISON  BLOCK lor Lessons in  PIANOFORTE, VIOLIN, ORGAN,  SINGING and HARMONY  3 yean' previous eiperience    Will pUy (or dances  Addreii Box 257, Kelowj.e, B.C.  COLLETT BROS.  LIVERY AND DRAY  Horses bought and aold on commission. Dray meeti all C.P.R.  boats. All kind) of heavy team  work. 'Phone 20.  JOHN CURTS  CONTRACTOR k 1UILOER  Plant and Specification! Prepared  and estimates given for publicBuild-  ings.Town and Country Residences  JOHN CURTS, KELOWNA  PHONE No. M  W. T. ASHBRIDGE  Civil. ENClNEER  Assoc. Mam, Can. Sot. C. E       Gr.Ju.t. Toronto  Ualvarostr  Wolarwoiks snd S.woraa* Systems. Pumping and  Liahthtg Plant.. Concr.te Construction, at..  KELOWNA, :: B. C.  PIANOFORTE  MR.  HAROLD  TOD   BOYD  I' iliiltitit.nei Royal College   of   Music,   and lately  with Kendrick Pyiie,  Mu*. Doc., OrianUt uf th*  Cathedral, Manchester, Eng.,  RECEIVES   PUPILS  At th. Studio. Trrnch Block. Kslowns.  Music  of  ovoiy  description   supplied.  P.O.  oi4J7.  MATERNITY NURSE  Experienced  CASES  TAKEN  IN  HOME  Apply  Mra. JARVIS, Ellis Street  S. W. THAYER,  D.V.S.  VETERINARY SURGEON  (Graduate McGill University)  Residence : ��� GLENN    AVENUE  (East  ol  Ethel  Straat)  Measagea  may  ba  laft  at   the  office  of  Messrs. Rattenbury ot Williams  STANLEY HODKINSON,  A.R.C.O.  Associate of the Royal College oi Orgen.aU, London  PROFESSOR OF MUSIC  Subject! : Piano, Organ, Voice Production  and Singing,  '       Apply Boa 168, Kelowna.  20th Century Shoe  Repairing Shop  BERNARD  AVENUE  All Kinds of Boots and  Shoes Repaired Promptly  l.ailirs'  and   Cants'   Rubber   Heels  ol the Beat Makes  J. A. Bigger  BUILDER snd CONTRACTOR  Plans sn��  Estimates   Furnished  Residence,   10 Lawrence Ave.  PHONIM  P. BURNS & Co., Ltd.  Wholesale and Retail  MEAT MERCHANTS  Fresh Meat  Daily  Full supply of Hams  and Bacon  vFresh Fish in season  W. LUDLOW, Manager  KELOWNA  Phone 135  GLENMORE FRUIT LANDS  Situated within ona half mila of town, and being  about loo feet above th* lake, it commends a beeuti-  ful view of tha town, lako and surrounding country.  Ideal Fruit Soil. Abundance of Water.  Close to Town and Market.  Thar* ia only one GLENMORE.   Don't mia* tha op.  ' portunity   of   selecting   a lew acres of thia desirable  property.  I  If you wiah a cheep building lot or an acra of land call on ua and wa will  �� ahow you our sub.division  ��   WOODLAWN   ���  Juat four blocke from th* centra of the town.    Price* low.   Term. May,  monthly payments if ao daeirod.        f   ,  -Fire Insurance  We represent only tha beat board oompaniee.  ��  The Central Okanagan Lands, Ltd.  KELOWNA, B.C.  THE  Royal Bank of Canada  HEAD OFFICE    ���    Montreal. Quebec.  NEW YORK OFFICE ��� 65, William St.     LONDON OFFICE (Em J ��� 2, Uenk BUi... Princ.s. St.  Capital Paid Up   -   $6,200,000     Reserves   ���   $7,200,000  Total Asseta over     -     $109,000,000  -   Bank by Mail   -  Account! can be opened and operated by mail.    Write for particulars, wa shall  ba glad to explain.  THE   SECRET OF WEALTH  Ilea in theae four letters  s  E  St.it  a  Saving.   Account   to-day.     Depoait   regularly   and   watch it   grow.  Deposits of  One Dollar and upwards received.  Secure one of our SAFETY DEPOSIT BOXES and place your  valuables beyond peril or danger of fire.  Lodged in absolutely fireproof safe.  KELOWNA BRANCH VERNON BRANCH '  H. F. REES, Manager W. A. BUTCHART, Mar.  Branches and correspondents throughout'the world.  The Pleasures of a Motor Boat  depend almost entirely on the motor. If your motor is  a satisfactory one, doing good service with ��� minimum  of trouble, then you need not fear getting your money's  worth out of the healthful pleasure of motor-boating.  Specify tha  Roberts  Motor  In your  new boat  By special arrangement we are able to  offer these motors at a discount of 20 per  cent, during the month of August  See J. R. CAMPBELL  Or call in " Record" office for descriptive booklets Thursday, August 22  Orchard Oitq Record  md Girh  If you will   look  window you will see  swelleat line of  ztihhlers &  in our  the  exercise  Books  ever shown in Kelowna.  These are not all. Our  whole stock of  zhool opening supplies  is the best procurable in  Canada and is much better and more complete  than any we have ever  handled.  : Sure to See Them  before you make your purchases for next term.  P. I Willits I Co.  I DRUGGISTS and STATIONERS  Kelowna.    B. C.  iPtfONE 19   -'       l"V  $2,500       $2,500  IN PRIZES  Vote Standing  Prize  " Vernon New*" Great  Voting Contest  Volea  Ethel Brown, Sum'land- 1,006,000  Edith Chiswell, Vernon -992.000  Mrs. Laura Saundeis, Ver.- 11,000  Hattie Wilton, Vernon ��� -750,000  J. M. McCarrigle. Vernon -749,000  Gretr Hart, Vernon - - -161.000  Dorothy Oliver, Vernon - 1,000  Winnefred Hillier, Vernon-135,000  Mra. Rachael Pratt. Vernon 3,000  Jas. M. Elliott. Ellison -175,000  Mrs. J. Traynor,Armstrong 542,000  Norman F. Robb. Ok. Falls 103,000  Olive Robinson, Salm. Arm 92,000  Daisy Sewell, Enderby - -971,000  Mias C. McDouaaLPchl'd 261.000  Mrs. P. Brooke, Kelowna -100.000  W. S. Bouvette, Kelowna - 3,000  Mrs. H. Conlin, Ok. L'nd'g 11.000  Pearl Elliott, Kelowna- - 21,000  Ua Hemming, R. R. No. I -526,000  B. E. Palfney, R. R. No. 2 - 11.000  Alice Kierstead. Penticton - 10,000  DAVIES & MATHIE  Ladies' and  Gents' Tailors  PENDOZI STREET  Repairing and Pressing  promptly attended to.  " 1 waa cured ol diarrhoea by one doae  of Chamberlain'a Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Ramody," write* M. E. Gefehardt,  Oriole, Pa.    There ia nothing better.    For  ���ale by all dealers.  O.K. LUMBER CO., Ltd.  re n ow completely equipped to  supply all your lumber  needs  We have now a large stock of  local and coast  IR0UGH AND FINISHING LUMBER  high-grade quality   and  splendid condition.  in  A complete line of  DOQR5 AND WINDOWS  LATH AND SHINGLES  GEO. TH0MLINS0N  HARNESS MAKER KELOWNA  the man with 30 years* constant  practical experience in harness  making and repairing ���  Invites Your Close Inspection  of his work when finished  Water Street, Kelowna  Next to Dreamland Picture Theatre  The Public Ownership  of Irrigation Works  By A. E. Ashcroft  Chief Engineer White Valley Irrigation  end Power Co., Vernon, B.C.  In the title.of this short paper  the word " Public" ia uaed instead  of the word "Government" advisedly. The difference between  the two is wide���albeit that in  theory the Government stands for  the people ��� ownership implies  taxation, and the taxation that is  borne by those benefitting by the  expenditure of the revenue so  raised is the only equitable taxa  tion. In other words, expenditure  of public funds that only benefit  a locality should be met by taxes  raised in that locali'y. This princi  pie applies down through the var  ious organized governments, Feder  al, Provincial, Municipal, etc., and  is a truism that only needs to be  stated to be assented to. ln the  scheme outlined below it is at  tempted to show, in the matter of  the subject of this paper, where  the functions of the Local or Municipal government and those of the  Central or Provincial Dominion  Government apply.  Irrigation, aa practised in the  Dry Belt Districts of this Province,  is pre-eminently a fit subject for  public ownership and control. The  well-being of the cultivator of the  soil, and therefore of every inhabitant of these localities, depends  absolutely on an adequate supply  of water at the right time, and in  a lesser degree at a moderate  price. Under present conditions  this necessity is meted out mostly  by incorporated Companies, whose  official object must be to raise the  maximum revenue for the shareholders at the minimum of yearly  expense. The water user is protected against extortion by his contract and by the Government supervision of rates; he is protected  against a failure to supply water  which would in the case of an  orchardist, mean absolute ruin,  only by the standing and strength  of the particular Company whose  system covers his land. This is no  chimera or fanciful danger���it ia  hanging like the sword of Damocles  over thousands of acres of beauti  ful orchard homes. Irrigation Companies are not a financial success  as such. Combined with the business of selling land many of them  have made substantial dividends  for their stockholders. The business of constructing works to convey and distribute for Irrigation  financed solely on the revenue to  be derived from the- sale of the  water ia, in this Province, not  remunerative. If this is so, and 1  do not think it will be disputed,  the time ia not far distant when  some radical change must be made.  Higher rates, where such can be  arranged, may, in certain cases,  stave off the danger, but it will be  only a postponement. The constant demand is for more efficiency,  belter class of work, less waste of  water and damage by seepage,  These are more insisted on than  lower rates, though in many cases  the cost of water to the user is  disproportionately large.  Private capital will not remain  in channels where reasonable interest cannot be earned. Further  capital will not be available to extend, maintain and effect necessary  improvements on existing systems  unless the returns be sufficiently  certain. The answer to all this is  that some form of public ownership is an absolute necessity ; the  various systems are local so that  the ownership, and the taxation incident thereto must be local also.  The functions of the Central Government can be utilized in (a) formulating the legislation required to  empower the locality to organize'  and tax itself and (b) by throwing  its financial protection, in the form  of guarantees, over the undeitak  ing* of the local districts.  The one apparent obstacle lo the  formation of Irrigation districts  owning the Irrigation systems within their borders it that old bogey  "vested interests." The private  ownership of water rights, etc.; the  ownership of works to carry water  is not so formidable an obstacle  as thev are physical entities and  can be weighed and valued, and  the principle of expropriation for  the public good is well established.  The framers of the Water Clauses  Consolidation Act and the later  (legislation established the principle  that water is the property ol the  Crown and cannot be alienated;  that any rights to the use ol water  by individuals are contingent on  those rights being used beneficially.  Lot this be logically carried out,  land the apparent obstacle disappears. The proposal put forward  by this paper ia founded on the  above and ia aa follows:  IRRIGATION   DISTRICTS  The owners of threefifths of the  assessed value of real property in  a locality may petition the Minister  of Lands to form an Irrigation  District. The Minister causes a  map of the proposed District to be  published, the boundaries being  determined solely by the irrigation  features, and a vote of the property  holders within the proposed District to be taken. Three fifths of  the value as shown on the last  assessment rolls to carry the question. If in the affirmative, the new  District is gazetted, and all owners  of water rights and irrigation works  are deemed to have received notice  of expropriation. A Board of  Assessors is appointed by the Minister whose duty it is to hear all  claims from owners of expropriated  water property, adjudicate on same,  awarding each claimant the amount  of the monetary loss, if any, sustained by him from the formation  of the new district, and the vesting  of his rights in the same. The sum  total of the awards, together with  the expenses incidental to organization to be met by an iasue of  debentures of the District, guaranteed by the Provincial Government.  Interest and sinking fund on these  debentures which would run for  forty years, to be met by a tax on  all assessable real property in the  District. The affairs ot the District  will be managed by a Board of  seven members, three appointees  of the Minister of Lands and four  elected from the property holders  in the District. The first three to  consist of the Chief Water Commissioner, the District Water Commissioner and the District Engineer.  The same individuals may bemem-  bers of two or more Boards within  reasonable distance. The Chief  Water Commissioner is ex-officio  on the Boards of all Irrigation  Districts in the Province. The  elective members are elected for  three years, one retiring each year,  but elegible for re-election. The  duties of the Board, besides arranging the debenture issue and collecting the annual sinking fund  and interest will be to take over  and operate all irrigation works,  appoint all necessary officials, fix  a charge for the use of water  sufficient to cover working expenses  of the District.  The above is a bare outline of  the scheme for the formation of  the local units. The Government  besides assisting the Districts by  guaranteeing the debentures, might  be asked to further assist irrigation  in two ways���(I) by constructing  storage reservoirs in the mountains  where such reservoirs would be of  benefit to more than one District;  (2) by advancing the funds for the  construction of new worka in localities not sufficiently developed to  form Irrigation Districts, provided  the owners of the lands to be benefitted place a sum equal to the estimated cost af the worka as a first  charge on their lands. When a  specified number of owners are on  the assessment roll of the locality  it is formed into an Irrigation District, and the amount advanced by  the government is repaid by a debenture issue.  Take Home  a Souvenir  Visitors to Kelowna will find  the newest in Souvenir: at  our store,  and  we  would  direct your attention especially to our Spoons.  A   Stirling   Silver   Coffee  Spoon with Knox Presbyterian   Church cut in the  bowl  at  $1   up.    Nothing  nicef   or   more   useful   to  remind  you  of your  visit  to the " Lucerne of British  Columbia."  Your inapection invited.  W. MARKER ft C0.,Y��a&-  Crowley Block ��� Box 316 - Bernard Ave.  All repairs absolutely guaranteed  Steamboating  E. E. HANKINSON, Kelowaa, B.C.  Residence 'Phone : No. 105  OLD C.P.R. WHARF  1 am prepared to undertake all  kinds of  Lake Transportation  Well equipped with  Steam  and  Gasoline  Boats,  and also Scows  EXCURSION   PARTIES  Catata.l  (or  To Ail Peru ol tha Uke  Selling Fast  If you want to invest a little money where it  will  pay you a good  profit see me quickly.  1 Have the Exclusive Agency  for a choice Sub-division only one block west of the  C.N.R. station site, and one which in the natural  order of things is bound to rapidly increase in value.  Close-in Property  such as this will soon be hard to get. If you are  wise ydu will buy while the prices are low. The  lots front on Cawston Avenue, Clement Avenue,  Coronation Avenue and Ethel Street.  Every Lot Level, Good Soil,  and Excellent Building Location  Lots 40ft. by 123 ft, 40ft. by 139 ft, 445 ft by 143ft.  Prices:   $300,   $325   and   $350  Terms $25 down, balance $15 a month at 7 per cent, interest.  The Lots are being snapped up quickly  and  in a very short time   the  opportunity  will be  gone to  get such close-in   property at the price.  GEO. HILL  Real Estate and Insurance  Room 8, Crowley Block. P. O. Box 470.  KELOWNA      -      B.C.  Other People will NEVER know  that your store is full of first-class goods if you  don't  advertise and tell them.    That's logical.  Think it over, then come in and see us.  Call in and see our splendid new display of  CHINA  CROCKERY &  GLASSWARE  Select your purchases from a large assortment of the choicest modern designs  Lamp Shades,  Electric Table Lamps',  & Electric Light Fittings  We have an exceptionally fine range of these goods  Marine and Stationary Engines,  Bicycles and Repairs, Launch Fittings  GEO. F. JAMES  PENDOZI STREET  P. O. Box 90  KELOWNA, B.C.  Telephone 54  The GREENHOUSES  RICHTER STREET  (Between Preabyterian & new English churchea)  Perennials (in variety)  Cut Flowers  On mIc alao at Mr. Knowles' Jewelry Store  Pot Plants  Ferns,   Begonias,  Colons,  Lantanas,  Cyclamen, Ate.   -   15-25 cents.  Orders taken (or bulbs for fall flowering  PALMER &R0GERS0N-Boil 17  Telephone   -   M  J. M. CROFT  Bootmaker.  All kinds of Repairs  BERNARD AVENUE,  KELOWNA.  We Guarantee  The " Record" will record a record in your business  records iPyou will try it.   How ?   Why just advertise. T" ".'.'**'     'i mTw  The Orchard Gftt) Record  Thursday, Augaat 22  Vou remember the old  saying: " 1 he proof of the pudding is the eating of it." It is  so  with our groceries and service.  Unless you try both you cannot know that they are  the best you can get in this town bought and  planned to secure and keep your trade.  We know that a satisfied customer is the best advertisement we have. Try us a week. Send or come  with your ot'dei or phone and a messenger will  call for it.  Here are some of the things that will make  you a pleased patron of this store:  New Laid Eggs - 50c. d  Direct frum the Farm  Swift's Premium Bacon  The Beat in the World -33c..l  Our Fresh Ground Coffee  The Best Ever        - 50c. lb.  "Red Rose "Tea-50c. lb.  In Cioud Tea  THESTORE'OFPLEM  Telephone  { WANTED! 1  2 C enis per word, Hrst insertion and  1 Cent per word enclt subsequent  insertion, minimum 25 ents.  FOR SALE  Mi-avy Draft Gelding, 1,600 lbs.  Houston, Rutland,  James  37-38  FOR .SALE  Pony, Harness and Cart.     Pony ia quiet  to rida or drive.     Cart and harness are in  good  running order.    Price   and   further  particulars apply Box 84, Kelowna.       37tf  WANTED  A smart Boy  to learn laundry business,  Salary $4 per week to stait.     Apply  Kel-  nwiih Steam Laundry. 38tf  ICE FOR SALE  Delivered  to any part   of  city.    Apply  H.B. Burtch.  38-41  POSITION AS HOUSEKEEPER  Wanted by Lady to widower or a couple  ol batclielors. Apply 2113 5th Street West,  Calgary, Alta. 38-42  SHOT GUN FOR SALE  Double-barrelled (not choke), with 20  cartridges.; $10.    H. B., Box 234. City.      X  FOUND  On   Richter  street,   pair   Spectacles   in  case, Wednesday, August 7.     Apply Miss  E. M. O'Rielly. 39  NOTICE  Information   of   the  " Idler,"   a   clinker  built row-boat, which   was  tttoleu   or  cast  adrift   from   P. B. Willits'  beach,  will *be  attended to by Chief of Police Sutherland.  FOR SALE  Set double ilemociat Harness, brasB  trimmed, in first-class condition. Apply  riiotnlinson, Ha metis Maker, next Dreamland, Kelowna. 39tf  PIANO TUNING INTIMATION  Mi. R. McGeorge, authorized piano  tuner and regulator for Mason & Risch,  Ltd., will be in Kelowna and district within tlie next two weeks. Orders left with  Mr. Crawford will have prompt and careful attention. 39-40  PIANO FOR SALE  Less than half price  For particulars apply to  MRS. G. PURVIS,   Kaleden. B.C.           vw  NOTICE  The Lefevre estate will nut be responsible for drbts contracted without orders  from tbe executors, or an arrangement  witli them for a line of credit. The executors alone have authority to sell stock nr  farm produce.  TOR SALE  A quantity M fine Timothy Hay.  By Order of the Executors,  37-40 per D. LLOVD-JONES.  THE PEOPLE'S STORE  Headquarters for the Economical Buyer  Hot Weather Prices Prevail  \  and our stock of  Summer Clothing  linnd is st ill most complete  SHIRTS  Wool Taffeta   -  U. G. R. Regatta     -  Silk Stripe Flute  Raw Silk Negligee   -  Jap. Taffeta, pure white  Tr.  $4 and $5 values for $3.25  $1.25 to $3.00, very special  $1.75 values for $1.25  $3.75    ���     ���   $3.00  $3.25    ���     ���   $2.75  1 IrtVC   you  feel)  our speiinl  Rrtw Pongee  Night  Gowns  and  Pyjamas  ousers  Cream Serge  $5.50 for $4.40  Cream Ser^r, Black  Stripe,  $5.50 for $4.50  Cream Manuel  $4.00 for $3.25  Grey flannel  $3.75 for $3.00  While Duck  $2.00, $1.75, $1.25  An   extra   special   in  M  en s  H  ose  that  won't   last   long  35c. to   75c. values  3 for $1.00  NOTICE.- The McKenzie Co., Ltd., have purchased the Grocery Department of our  business, but they have not taken over our Grocery Book Debts. All  accounts up to July 31st are payable to us at the old stand.  THOMAS LAWSON, LIMITED  Phones :      Dry Goods, 314;    Office, 143.  MtS>irf9 MsSfrfi (SSiS^  TEA  For a time we have  had to disappoint customers when they  asked for Lawson's  Tea, put up in one  pound blue packets.  We have had another  shipment;  this time  it is put in the same  style but is called  McKenzie's  Tea  We always recommend this tea and so  does everyone who  uses if. If the tea you  are now using does  not satisfy you ask for  McKenzie's  Special  or in any event get a  sample and try it.  A lot of tea drinkers  like it; the quality is  good, the price is  moderate, and one  pound goes farther  than most teas.  McKenzie's  Tea  50c. per pound  The McKenzie Co.   Limited   12 Acres in heart of Rutland  District, for sale at $275.     Easy terms.  2 Lake Frontage Lots  for $500 each.  4 Lots with Bearing Trees  Good assortment of fruit.   $350 each, term*.  Remember  LAKESIDE  is the best buying in Kelowna  F. R. L DeHART  Sole Agent   ���   KELOWNA  Only Results Count  The one thing above all else that you want to know  about the range you buy is this���that it will cook and  broil and bake with absolute satisfaction  Other features of a range, such a* convenience,  economy and appearance, are, of courae also indispensable, but the prime necessity in a range is results in  cooking. The Gurney-Oxford gives results���net now  and then, but always.  Every Gurney-Oxford ia a source of continual satisfaction to its owner. Day after day, year after year, it  enables her to produce pastry, bread, roasts that  contribute to the pleasure of housekeeping. That is  why the Gurney-Oxford finds its strongest support  among those who have had actual and intimate experience with it You too will number your Gurney-  Oxford among your best friends.  D. LECKIE  -  Kelowna

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