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 torn  tt#vb  f*   DEC 31 W1  VOL V.  NO. 4.  KELOWNA, BRITISH COLUMBIA, THURSDAY,  DEC. 19, 1912.  leetingof  City Council  Arranged to Carry on  Sewerage Work  I The-council met Monday morn-  g, the Mayor and Aid. Black-  bod, Sutherland, Raymer and  sylor present.  The greater part of the time was  ken up with consideration of new  I divisions.  Mr. Calder was informed the  uncil had no objection to his  bdivision of Blocks 22 and 24,  ap 186, and same would be pas-  on presentation of proper  _..s.  Mr. R.'H. Parkinson exhibited a  ugh plan of Block 16, Map 186  which some little alteration was  ggested.  Gillis   Hunjford   submitted the  rthhalfof Block 38, Map 202.  A plan ofv Block 17. Map 186,  esented by Mr. H. J. Wilson was  rally approved.  ,'s letter was read from Messrs.  eweteon & Mantle complaining  I the vibration of their building  (ie to the pile driver working on  _ street, and stating, that they  ould hold the council responsible  ��� any damage caused.  (Mr. H. A, Heggie, of Vernon  rote requesting a reply to his  ter respecting the taxes on the  ,N.R. property in Kelowna. The  srk was directed to inform him  at the matter waa under consid-  ntion of the city solicitor, ln this  bnnection also a letter was read  Am solicitors at the coast who  id been consulted, giving the  jiinion that the city could not  jllect the taxes as the agreement  ptween the province and the rail-  ay company expressly exempted  i latter from municipal taxes.  .lie matter, however, waa left  ��r further advice from the citv  ilieitor.  The   following   azcaujte  -.cie  Icommended for payment:���  trags Time Cheque* ��� }47.90  /.R.. freight . . - -119.65  arriean.Thampson Co., auppliea 260.56  jsKensie Co., Ltd., euppliee-Nov- 6.75  OF" Cer. Works, ���       - (51.60  Olunegen Lends, teeming  eewer        ....   24.00  Ijslawaa Sewmill Co, lumber (ar  eewer     . -       - 906.10  nticton Herald Printingsne) Pub-  lishlag Co., edvertieemen!       -     2 15  ktviaw Uvery, teeming aa sew.- 147.00  lap, Oil Co.. eewer supplies .      - 245.50  javaa U  Mitehell, payment on  account of sewer tonstrustlon. 700.00  |l*rthern Electric aad   Mfg. Co.,  electric transformers ���   564.40  my Ritchie, leading electric and  water rasters for July and Aug.   50.00  f>- Merkhara, cleaning office and  fir.h.ll for Nor.     .      .      -    10.50  , Dativitu, refund of rosd tax (as-  eeaaod ewner) 2.00  , Collina, refund of road tea (over  ege Unit)       ....     200  . Brown, refund of road lu (collected twice)  ..     . -    2.00  Peobody, prisoners' ratals for  Sept, end Oct.        .       .       .   20.65  he Kelowna Courier, printing and  atationery        .... 157.63  liameron Ban, work on tempoiery  eidewalk conatruction     .      .   20.70  . J. Weeks, work on strosts Dec.  2nd-1 Ith        ....   27.00  Vinclncio Ria.it>, work on etraelt,  Noe.23rd-Dec.3id        .      .   51.00  orge McPhee, work  on   atreeta,  Nov. 25lh-Dea. 3rd        .      .   46.00  H. B. Burtch (HerrlY work on ttr.  Nov. a)th.Dec. 13th      -      -   99.60  . Godboul, 60 hours' work on tem  porary eidewalk                    .   27.00  , J. Clerks, moving A. McLennan',  horn 100.00  A letter was received from' the  [ii.unicipnl clerk of Penticton enclosing copy of a resolution passed  by the Board of Trade and Council  of Penticton in reference to the  application to the provincial legislature bv the Okanagan Telephone  .to have their charter amended  |to allow them lo enter the tele-  jrapli field and asking the council  (to endorse tha resolution.  The resolution read as follows :-  WHEREAS the Okanagan Telephone  Co, art applying to the new Provincial  Legislature to have their charter emended  to allow them to enter the telegreph field,  conetructing end opereting telegreph line.  in the county of Yale ;  And Whereas this would eventually  mean that tho operation, of the Government Telegraph line would bt so hampered, owing to tht fact of its not having  any local telephone exchange to act ae  foedere, that rather than become profitable  and a paying utility that it would ba still  leee profitable thsn it Is now i  And Whereat tho powers granted in the  charters given to tht Okanegen Telephone  Co. on April 25th, 1*07. chapter 55, ehratt  $1.50 Per Annum.  7, have been found to work to tha disadvantage of tht municipalitits and cities of  tho Yale district and should nol bo encouraged by giving additional powers i  And Whereee we feel the! to give the  Okanagan Telephone Co. the power to  operate the telegreph lint undtr tht conditions of the telephone charter would bt  to discriminate agsintt present linoe operating-in aaid Yale district end to any other  Companies wishing to obtain charters for  that purpoae ;  And whtrtaa the Okanagan Telephcnt  Co. have given notice of a raise in their  long distance lates between various pointe  in tne Okanogan, examples being ae foi  lows : Present Rate, 25c. all points, En  dtrby 35c. /Vein Rale, Penticton to Sum  merland 20c.; 40c to Kelowna ; 65c to  Vtmon, and 80c. to Enderby ;  And Wherett tha advtnt of tht Okanagan Ttltphont Co. into tht telephone  field on the Okanagan hee been attended  with developments of a character to bring  about a great deal of dissatisfaction with  the subscribers of tht eysteme which it  purcheeed;  THEREFORE, we the members of die  Penticton Board of Trade, in regular meeting assembled, do hereby protest against  the Okanagan Telephone Co. being allow,  od permission to amend its charter permitting them to construct end operete  telegreph Unee in the county of Yale, and  that we respectfully request the Provincial  Legislature to refuse to grant thtm the  necessary powere.  Mayor Jonea said the company  had tried to purchase the government system but auch strong opposition had been raised that they  had been refused. Now they were  endeavoring to put in their own  long distance telegraph system  which would result in a fight between the government system and  the company's. It would probably  mean the abandoning of the government line leaving the company  without any opposition.  The resolution was unanimously  endorsed.  The clerk was also asked to find  out when the Private Bills Committee would consider the application as it waa probable that  representativea of the various  Boards of Trade and councils  would wish to appear in opposition to it.  By-law No. 124 to increase hotel  licensea was finally passed.  A report of the engineer and  assessor on the first of the branch  sewers constructed under the Local  Improvement Act was received  and By.law 125 to raise the sum  of $8,000 for the purpose waa  introduced, The sewer in question  in on the lane south of Bernard  avenue from Water street west to  to hotels.  Aid, Taylor reported that the  finance committee had applied to  the Bank of Montreal for a further  advance of $40,000 to carry on  sewerage construction but the bank  owing to the condition of the  money market had only authorized  the advance of $25,000. The committee had therefore made an  effort to raiae a further sum locally  and had received several offers  tht best two of which were aa  follows :���  The Okanagan Loan and Investment Co., had offered to purchase  $20,000 sewerage debentures at 90.  Messrs. Gaddea-McTavish, Ltd.,  had offered to procure a loan to  the city of $20,000 for a period of  six months to be secured bs a promissory note bearing interest at the  rate of A per cent, per annum and  secured by the deposit of $21,000  in sewerage debentures, the city to  pay a procuration fee of I per  cent, and all legal expenses in connection with the transaction.  The committee had decided  that the former offer for purchase  of debentures was too low and recommended the acceptance of the  latter loan from Gaddat-McTavish  Ltd. A resolution was passnd  that this be done.  Mayor Jones ssid it was very  f(leasing to know that we had  ocal concerns which would come  forward to assist the council in  their difficulty and enable them to  tide over the period of financial  stress until the msrket improved.  A resolution was passed thanking  the Okanagan Loan and Investment Co. for their offer.  An extra meeting was held  Tuesday morning for the purpose  of advancing Local Improvement  By-Law No. 125 for the construction of a branch sewer. This waa  given a second and third reading,  and arrangements made for a  I court of revision on January lOlh  following the advertising of the  by-law.  The   following  accounts were  ordered paid:���  White tx Bindon, cash receipt book   46.00  Kel  Carriage  Works, repeira and  ���uppllee ���...    9.40  fttgfjt jfllerty Ctrfetmas  to all our fteaber*  $)tlt on more tuooti, tfjt mint) is (bill,  Vut let it tufjistlr at it brill.  'II htrp our Cliristmas merrp still.  Agricultural Association  Annual Meeting  The Agricultural & Trades Association annual meeting wat held  Saturday laat, a fair number of  members being in attendance. Mr.  W. C. Blackwood, the president,  was unable to be there, and Mr. P.  DuMoulin presided in his place.  The first business was the reading of the financial ttatement, which  showed the association to be in a  very favorable poaition. The gross  profit on the year's business amounted to $437.53. Writing,off$48  for bad debts and depreciation on  $1266.17 worth of improvements  to the show grounds and buildings  ($12661) a net profit whs left to  transferred to the capital account  of $262.92.  The total assets of the Association were placed at $2302.04 with  liabilities of $143.40.  This excellent showing was very  favorably commented upon, and  statement adopted.  A vole of thanks was passed to  the retiring president, Mr. W. C.  Blackwood, and also the secretary  Mr. T. E. Cooper.  The appointment of a board of  Directors wae then proceeded with, the  following names being eelected : Messrs.  L. E. Ttylor, W. B. M. Celder, A. Casorso,  ' C. Stockwell, C. C. Josselyn, F. S. Coates,  '. R. Pooley, P. DuMoulin, M. Hereron,  F. DeHart, H. W. Raymer, H. Chaplin. W.  A. Scott, and T. G. Speer.  Mr. G. A. Fisher waa appointed auditor  en behalf of the members, a second one  to bt appointed by tha directors.  The changing of the name of the Association from "Agricultural &t Trades Association of Okanagan Mission," the original  designation adopted before Kelowna had  become a town, was again discussed. Mr.  T. G. Speer gave notice that at the next  annual meeting ho would propose lliat the  neme of "Kelowna Agriculture! 6c Tredes  Association " he adopted.  Mr. F. R. t. DeHart suggested thet the  reference to " Tredes " might be dropped  and " Horticultural" substituted. He  therefore announced that ho would move  as an amendment that the name be  " Kelowna Agricultural and Horticultural  Association."  Following the regular mealing a directors' matting wts held when Mr. F. R. E.  DeHart was appointed preeident, Mr. L. E.  Taylor vice president. Mr. T. E. Cooper  was reappointed secretary.treasurer with  an increase of aalary from $100 to $200  per annum. Mr. Denieon wee elected  auditor on behalf of tht directors.  A delegate to attend the annual convention of the B.C. Faire Association at  Victoria in January was necessary, and  Mr. Lionel E. Taylor was eelected for that  office.  Messrs. Tsylor, Stockwell, Scott, Calder  and Hereron wort elected a committee  to rtvitt ths prise list, the proposal also  being made thst tht price list be iesued  In April In order to give people a chance  to grow vegetables, flee, for competition,  A building committee to teke in hend  the scheme to erect a new exhibition  building towards which a grant hed been  promised by the government was appoint,  ed consisting of Messrs. DuMoulin, Ray-  mer, Coatee, Speer and Stockwell.  Mr. DuMoulin and Mr. Celder were  appointed a finance committee.  Mr. J. C. Stockwell epoke of the work  which wes being done by the Poultry  Association and of the arrangements end  alterations which were being made et the  ehow building In preparation for the poultry show in January.  Tha meeting formally expressed ita  approval ol these preparations.  Ok Lumber Co, lumber     . .   78.91  W H Paisley, teaming .    18.50  Collett Bros, teaming         - -   78.50  Robertson Godson Co, eupplies - 110.60  Mor-Thompaon Co, eupfiliea 195.19  Dalgleish 8t Harding, eupplies 6.00  D Leckie, supplies .          . .   56.53  I S Chamberlin, auppliea   . 1.50  Kel Sawmill Co, hauling aawdust  and supplies    .          . . 178.00  Lequime Bros, supplier      . .     5.00  Kel City Bend, grant for Nov.Dec. 150.00  Sewer Time cheques           . . 160.67  Rutland News  (From our own cona.pond.nl)  English Church service will be  held in the schoolhouse on Sunday  afternoon.  Mr. and Mra. Laishley and Mr.  Mudge have taken up their residence in the pretty bungalow by  the school site.  Harry Elder and family left last  Monday for Iowa and Colorado  where they will visit friends and  spend the winter.  George Wallace, who has been  working around the valley for over  a year, left Thursday morning for  his home in Fifeshire, Scotland.  The Christmas tree entertainment in connection with the Methodist church, is to be held on Mon  day next. All interested in giving  the children pleasure are requested to attend.  Dr. Mathison returned a few  days ago from Summerland. From  now on he will devote all hia time  to his practise here.  The non-commissioned officers  of the local B.C. Horse are holding  on New Year's Eve their first  annual dance. Thia is to be a  really first-class affair we are told  and there will no doubt be a good  turn out.  Mr. Frank Mitchell, of Vernon,  is opening up business in Kelowna  aa a plastering contractor and ia,  moreover, making a special feature  of non-smoking open fireplaces.  He is building these according to  a. design which it is claimed will  allow logs or any fuel to be burnt,  and whilst giving out the benefit  of its heat, no smoke is allowed to  escape into the room. He ia at  present staying at the Royal Hotel.  City of Kelowna  LOCAL IMPROVEMENT  ' Tlie Municipal Council of the City of  Kelowna has determined that il it desir-  ���bla to construct a Branch Sewer on the  first lane louth of Bernard Avenue, from  Water Street to Lot 3, Block 12, Registered  Plan 462, thence South to the North-Wait  corner of Lot 9, Block 10, Registered Plan  462 i thence East to Water Street. The  total coat of the aaid work to be assessed  against the property to be benefitted thereby and ahall be payable in twenty equal  agpnal payments, and shall be carried out  in accordance with the Local Improvement  By-Law. ���  And the City Engineers and the City  Assessor having reported to the Council  in accordance with the provisions of the  said by laiv upon the said works, giving  statements showing the amounts estimated  to be chargeable iu each case against the  various portions of the mal property to be  benefitted by the said work.  And the report of the City Engineors  and City Assessor having been adopted  by the Council,  Notice is hereby given that the said  reports are open foi1 inspection at the office  of the City Clerk, Bernard Avenue, and  the said work will be carried out unless  a majority of the owners of the land or  real property to be assessed or charged in  respect of such work, representing at least  one-half in value thereof, petition the  Council againsl such assessment within  fifteen days after the first publication of  this notice.  G. H. DUNN,  City Clerk.  Kelowna, B.C.,  December 16th, 1912.  FOR SALE  Fir trees, Oregon grape, evergreens for  Christmas decoration, delivered   in   town.  Give your order.   Earl Blackwood, Box I  Board of Trade  Monthly Meeting  Deputation to go to Victoria  on Mission Creek Danger  The Board of Trade meeting  Tuesday evening was a lengthy  one and even then aeveral important matters had to be left over.  A letter was read from the public works engineer, J. E. Griffith,  enclosing a copy of an engineer's  report on the suggested road on  the east side of the lake from  Okanagan Mission to Naramata, to  fill in the gap existing in the road  from Vernon to Penticton. The  report showed the work to be one  of great difficulty, the coat for the  16 miles of road necessary being  $220,000. This included a great  deal of trestle work and bridge  construction. There wat considerable discussion and it was felt that  the idea ahould not be dropped.  Mr. S. T. Elliott said he was sure a  road could be made for a quarter  of that aum by being satisfied with  a littles stiffer grades in places, and  by going over the mountain instead  of keeping near the lake shore.  It waa decided to take up the  matter at the coming meeting of  the Associated Boards of Trade of  the Okanagan, and also to correspond with the different towns interested with a view to dividing  the cost of an independent engineer's survey and report.  In reference to the new lake  shore hotel scheme Mr. W. R.  Pooley submitted the following  in accordance1 with a notice of  motion at the last meeting :--  lhat this Board of Trade,taking  into consideration the pressing  need of proper and sufficient accommodation to serve the travelling public and tourist trade are of  the opinion that the council of the  city of Kelowna would be acting  for the public good and would be  faithfully voicing the public spirit  by making application at the next  meeting of the Legislature in the  form of a bill entrusted to our member to enable the City of Kelowna  to sell or exchange auch certain  parts of the city park at in their  judgement should teem advitable  to a company which haa for ita  purpose the erection of a hotel  fully licensed and containing all  conveniences called for by a high  class trade, either in exchange for  other landa or by purchase, lease  or agreement for aale."  It was pointed out, however, that  this wat not in accordance with  the previous notice of motion  which made no mention of the  park or of the sale of land, and to  overcome this difficulty it was put  at an amendment to the original  motion and in this form carried  with only one voice in opposition.  Mayor Jonea pointed out that  before the matter could be dealt  with by the city council, a vote of  the electors would have to be taken. The council could not dispose of any properly without the  people's consent, and if they turned  the proposal down the council  would have no option.  Mr. Bowser submitted a report  of the publicity committee stating  they had agreed to pay $250 as  half the cost of a write-up in the  Berlin Zeitung and ensuring the  visit of the German business men  to Kelowna next year. The article  on Kelowna prepared for the journal, wat then read and evoked  many favorable comments.  A letter wat read announcing a  meeting of the Associated Boarda  of Trade of Okanagan al Vernon  on January 22nd next, and asking  that resolutions be prepared and  delegates appointed.  A suggestion was made and adopted thai a committee be appointed to draft resolutions on aubjectt  decided upon by the meeting. Aid.  Sutherland, A. W. Bowser and W.  R. Pooley were entrusted with this  work and authorised to prepare  resolutions upon the following:  (I) The dredging of Okanagan  river and lowering of the lake. (2)  The Okanagan Mission to Naramata road. (3) Redistribution of  seats in the legislature so aa to give  the Okanagan more equitable representation. (4) The ettabliahment  of a Land Registry office in the  Okanagan. (5) Asking for con-  carted action in the valley to  secure the improvement of train  and boat service.  A suggestion of Mr. R. B. Kerr's  which provoked some discussion  was also included in the subject*  for resolutions. Mr. Kerr pointed  out that there was a clause in the  Land Act which gave the government power to reclaim one twentieth part of any crown grant for  the purpose of making roads. In  tome respects this had originally  been an excellent idea, but now  where property had been divided  into smaller lots it was liable to  work hardship upon individuals  who had paid high prices for small  farms. He mentioned a case where  aa much as ten per cent, of'a person's holding had been taken for  a road. He thought that where  1 nd had reached such a stage of  subdivision, provision should be  made for the payment of proper  compensation.  Another important matter discussed was the need for protective  work on Mission Creek.  Mr. S. T. Elliott submitted a  strongly worded resolution urging  upon the government ths necessity  for immediate action in the provision of permanent work in place  of the patching which had been  done in previous years.  Mr. F. E. R. Wollaston supported the resolution, recalling the  great damage done in the disirict  nine years ago when the creek had  burst its bounds and flooded th*  lower part of the town. If this  wat a district municipality, ha taiel  lhe work would be done cheerfully  out of general taxes, and there wat  no reason why the government  should not do the same. Thr government would suffer sev r* lost  in the case of a flood by the cutting up of the roads. He condemned the stand taken by the government which required riparian own-  era to put up half the cost of any  permanent work. The authorities  did not understand the position.  Non-riparian land owners were  just a much interested in lhe matter  as those whose property immediately fronted on to lhe creek, in  fact many of the latter would suffer  no damage at all from a flood.  After a lengthy discussion which  showed thai lhe seriousness of the  danger waa fully realized, it wat  decided lhat the matter wat too  urgent to be left to a mere resolution, and lhal a tlrong deputation  thould go down to Victoria snd interview the Premier and Ministei  of Public Works. The committee  appointed were Messrs. Wollaston,  Bowser, Raymer, J. W. Jones, and  Dr. Dickson.  Mr. W. Haug suggested lhat a  petition be sent round the disttict.  He felt sure that every landowner  in lhe disirict would aign it readily.  The proposal to dredge out ihe  mouth of mill creek came up again  for discussion and it was decided  to ask lhe government again foi  the use of the dredger.  Mr. Pitcairn said lhat he had  noticed that the card wilh lhe  notice " letters sorted" had nol  not been used in the Post Office  lately, and suggested that the secretary write the Postmaster lo aal.  why this convenient prsclice had  been discontinued.  Mr. Lionel E. Taylor read a letter from the Superintendent of  Experimental Farms, stating lhal  an experimental farm would soon  be placed in lhe Okanagan. H*  moved a resolution reaffirming ihe  claims of Kelowna to have lhe farm  located here.   This was carried.  Mr. D. W. Sutherland moved a  resolution that the Dominion Government be asked lo appropriate  a sufficient sum in the ettimates at  the next tettion of parliament to  purchase a tile and erect a Pott  Office in Kelowna, a proposal  which wat unanimously agreed to.  Mr. F. R. E. DeHart raised a  complaint against r charge of one  dollar made by the C. P. R. for  twitching cars, and the secretary  wat instructed to take lhe mailer  up wilh the railway cemmiasioners.  Mayor Jonet read the resolution  (given in another column) from the  Penticton Board of Trade protesting against the application of the  Okanagan Telephone Co-, to have  their charter amended to as lo give  them power lo conduct telegraphic  service in addition to their telephone business. He asked the  Board to endorse this, as if tha  amendment was allowed it would  practically mean the putting out ef  business of lhe government line.  The resolution wss unanimously  endorsed. The Orchard Gity Record  THE ORCHARD CITY RECORD  Published every 1'liursday al llie Ollice,  Kelrti  a. B.C.  /0//.V LEATHLEY, Editor and Proprietor.  Snhserlptlon $1.50 per annum.  To United Slates $2.00 per annum.  Advertising rates upon application.  Kelowna's First  Annual Poultry Show  The Poultry Association are  desirous ol making n dual nppeal  In nil poultry lovers in the dislricl  and to the pulilic generally to do  llieir best to help along the first  Poultry Show which is to be held  in the Agricultural Building, commencing at 9 a.m. on 1 hursilay,  January 2nd, nml closing at 10  p.m.on Friday, January 3rd. Ihere  will be probably r)00 birds entered  al this show. I hey are coming  from nil over the province-from  Ravelstoke to Vancouver. Tliii  will be the firs! opportunity to see  llie besi poultry in B.C. in Kelov  na. 1 here is the regular prize list  for single birds fat'kn "'nhfeeds  besides a very large list of spr cial  prizes offered by lhe business people of this district for single bird  and breeding pens, ranging in  \a'ue from %l to $25 in value.  A'lliongli the place for the exhi-  b.tion is a little out of the way for  the general public to attend In the  "n'er time, il will be in a measure  o 'ercoine by lhe large space and  llie excellent lighting, so lhat all  llie birds can be seen lo the best  advantage. There is ample cooping fur 500 birds and ihey will be  tli'-re. Don't miss this opportunity  lo encouraRc this one of Kelowna's  newest organizations, There is  now a membership of over 75 and  this will be increased lo over 100  by the lime the show is over.  There is a prize competition for  boys and gills in selling tickets.  Christmas  Decorations  to Fire Risks  Add  Mi. G. A. Fisher sends us lhe  following which conies in the form  of a circular letter from insurance  headquarters, in the hope that it  may be of use to those interested,  which is in this case lhe public:  " During the holiday season keep  awake to the increased fire hazard.  Observe the decorations in lhe  various stores, especially in the  show windows; lake notice of  whether lhe cotton balling, tinsel,  bunting and other materials used  in decorating the store, which are  all more or less flimsy and com  busiible, come in contact with  lamps or electric lights. II ihey do,  notify the proprietor and he will  gladly remedy the aame as a fire  at tins lime would greally impair  hia lrn.de, Celluloid combs, brush  bac ks, boxes, etc., are highly rom-  busiible and are found in every  Christmas slock. These articles  are approximately 90 per cent,  guncotton, Another great hazard  is in the hasty unpacking of goods,  i xcelsior, shavings or paper is left  lying around back sheds and yard,  lliese constitute one of the most  prolific causes of fire outbreak, generally at night."  Violation of Fruit Marks  Act  I high A. Heggie, Police Magistrate, Vernon, recently Imposed u  line of #10 and costs on lhe Vernon Fruit Co., for violation of Section 320, A. B, and C. of the Fruil  Marks Act, which requires lhat lhe  person who owns lhe fruit when II  is packed in closed barrels and  boxes, must mark plainly on each  package:  (1) His name nnd Post Office  address.  (2) The name of lhe variety o  the fruit.  (3) The grade, whether it i  fancy, No. I, No. 2 or No. 3.  These apples were shipped from  Kelowna to Calgnrv, Alia., and  marked "Cookers "which is neither  a variety nor grade, and no provision is made in the Act for  marking oilier than in Section 302  which must be observed.  Once again it is my pleasure to wish all my  clients  A Very Happy Xmas  and to thank them for enabling me to make  my Business auch a  ownng ouccess!  and those that have-not had any dealings  with me have only got to ask those that  have and they will tell you if you want  a Good Investment to go to J. LEVITT  and he can put you on to something  good every time never mind whether  your income is large or small you can  get suited.  So come and see if it is not true  ���MP  Thwpdajy,, December  "Ml ��.��������  Lh VII 19 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, or if you are wanting to buy by putting you next to  some good snaps.  J.   LEVITT,   P-     B-495.   'Phone 194  :   Crowley Block   :  Office open every evening after supper.  ���aaaasaeasaea.  Where Did You  Get That Pipe?  It's a Dandy I  Why, at " The Smokers' Store,'  of course  Ihey specialise in pipes. All their  pipes are'. selected by an expert  and ihey carry a splendid stock of  all makes, shapes and sixes. '  You should see iheir Smokers'  Cabinets, Pipe Racks, Fancy Pouches, Cigar nnd Cigarette Holdera  and Casas.  If you want anything in the  SMOKE line (or Xmas they have  il, and at a reasonable price, loo.  J. B. WHITEHEAD  The " Smokers' Store."  WE have a very full and complete line in  Fancy Boxes of Xmas Candy, including  such lines as Ganong's, Cadbury's, Fry's and  Moir's, and from now till Xmas we will give  you 25 per cent, discount on all lines of Fancy  Boxes, Baskets, Xmas Crackers and Stockings,  and our original prices on these are lower than  any other firm in the city, and we have the largest and freshest stock of these goods in Kelowna  A   Oes   Moinee  man  hnd  an attack of  n Ii'ir  rheniiialieln in hi" alroulder.    A  friend advised him lo no lo thr Hot  Springs, That meant in expense of $I5U  or more. He sought for a quicker and  cheaper way lo cure it and found it in  Chamberlein'e Liniment. Three deys after  the first application of this liniment he  was well.   For sale by til dealers.  TEAMS FOR SALE  APPLY  Belgo - Canadian Fruit  Lands Co.  We also include a few other specials that should be of interest to you:  " Robin Hood " Flour - 49 lb. $1.80  " Pantry Queen " Flour - 49 lb. f 1.90  Rolled Oats        - .   20 lbs. 60c.  Eating Figs      - .   2 lbs. for 25c.  Sultana Raisins ���   4 pks. for 25c.  ..      bulk -   4 lbs. for 25c  2 pkgs. for 35c  White Swan Soap  Blue Ribbon Tea  Jap Oranges  Grapes  St. Charles' Cream  B.C. Cream  Utility Milk       -  3 lbs. for $1,00  75c per box  25c per lb.  8 for $1.00  8 for $1.00  12 for $1.00  Have a Happy Christmas by buying at Barbers*  and know you are saving money.  A. W. BARBER & CO. Thursday, December 19  The Orchard Cftij Record  ANGLICAN  St Michael and All Angela' Church.  Heir Cotnmuoion, arret and third Sunday, ia the  raenth atS a.m.; Hwod aad fourth Sunita., after  LiUv en lha (rat end third Sund.y..  Moraine Prayer al 11 o'oleflkj  Evoalnt Prafee at  St. Andrew's, Okanagan Mission.  Fires Sunday In ateath, Holy Communion atSa.m.  Matin, eat Uteav, II a.m.  Cvaaaeaa/rM  S.cea'd Sunday, Matin, aad Holy Communion at 11  REV. THOS. GREENE. B. A.. Roster.  Rev. C. H. MEYfUCK, Animal PrieM.  PRESBYTERIAN  Knox Presbyterian Church, Kelowne.  Mantlet SanrieoeoiII e.e|.|o��oehlfeonricosal7i30  W^^ittSfliSSj.'S S P.m.  Benvoulin Prttbytarian Church.  Aftoreeea senriie al 1 n.m. Sunday School st 2p.m.  METHODIST  Kelowna Methodist Church.  Stbeeta Sonic. ��l 11 ..n. and 7;K p.m.  Sund.y School at 2:30 p.m.  Midweek seme. Wednesday al 8 p.m.  REV. 1. W. DAVIDSON. .A.. B.D.. Pastor.  BAPTIST  Kelowna Baptist Church, Ellice St.  Seabed, Sendees .1 11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.  SebiythSskoolal 10 a.m.  All welcome.  Wed . 7.30. Rev. D. J. Welsh, Pastor.  SEALED TENDERS addressed lo tht  undersigned, and endorsed " Tender  tor Public Building, Greenwood. B.C"  will be received at this office until 4.00 p.m.  on Monday, December 9, 1912, Cor tht  conatruction of a Public Building at Greenwood, B.C.  Plans, specifications and forms of contract ean be ettn and forme of ttndtr ob-  lainod al lha office of Mr, Wm. Henderson  Reeident,' rehitect, Vietoria B.C., al lha  Post Office, Grttnwood B.C., and at this  Department,  Parsons tendering are notified thtl tenders will nol bt considered unlets mode  on tht prlnttd forme tupph'ed, end eigned  wilh their actual signatures, elating their  occupations and placte of residence. In  tht caae of firme, the actual aignature, the  naturt of tha occupation and plaee of residence of each member of tht firm must  bt given.  Each ttndtr m let t accompanied y  aa accepted cheque on a ahartered bank,  payable tt tht order of ihe Honourablt  the Minister of Public Works, equal to ten  ptr cent (10 p.c.) ef tht amount of lha  tender, which will bt forfeited ii tht person tendering decline to tnttr into a eon.  treat when called upon to do so, or fail  to complete the work contracted for. If  - the tender ba not accepted, lhe c'noojue  will bt returned.  aZTht Deportment dote not  lad itatlf lo  acatpl tht lowest or any lander.  By order.  R. C. DESROCHCRS.  Secretary.  Department tf Public Works,  Ottawa, November 18, 1912.  Ntwapaptrs will not be paid for ihis  edvertleement  if  ihey insert it without  authority from tht Department. -29*65.  1-2  Do you realize the  pleasure it would  give your friends  to receive a  of yourself) If so,  you will not delay  having one taken  in time for your  presents, ('all and  inspect the artistic  mountsandarrange  for a sitting at  Gray's Studio  Rowclirte Block  Studio open EVERY DAY  10 a.m. till 3 p.m.  You will find thai druggiat. everywhere  speak well ol Chamberlain's Cough Remedy. Thty know from Ions esperience  of tht sale of it lhal in caste of cough  and coldt ll can alwayabe depended upon  anal that II it claae.nl and saft to take.  For tela by all deelere.  KINGS IN TRADE  EXPENSIVE ALBUM  Host of the Monarch* of Europe Iiave  atais Fortunes by Shrewd  Speculation hi Bstlseit  Undertakings,    i  Mon treat art not above making  money. And par-baps tht "Kaiser  ahould bt given' first place among  MtfMnC SevtfWtna tor shrewd com-  maralallam. He makes a strong point  ot cultivating the friendship of financial magnates, not only In hit  own, but In other countries as well.  Tlie Kssssr has some very large  holdings ln the Hamburg-American  Steamship Line. He Is extensively  Interested ln the diamond-mine entar-  priaee ot German West Africa. In  connection with the vast forests comprised la the Crown domains and on  his private estates, he carries on a  large lumber business. His horse-  breedinf establishment ln Western  Prussia brings him In a handsome  revenue. H�� It (he principal stakeholder la the municipal lager-beer  baasytry at Hanover. And he carries  on aa extensive manufactory of pottery on hit private estates at Cadi-  nen.  UATHEBlNfl 60UWN GRAIN  Oustavlus, the present ruler of ths  Swedes, la a total abstainer. On  coming to tht throne, he disposed of  his late father'a extensive brewing  Interests. But he still retains many  other profitable investments. He has  money ln mills and mines, and he  seldom neglects to extol the virtues  of the Grand Hotel at Stockholm. In  whloti ha Is by tar the largest shareholder.  Hs la a successful speculative  builder. In thia way: When property  In the alum districts of the Swedish  metropolis Is going dirt cheap, along  comes the King and buys It. And  soon on the sites of the dilapidated  buildings rift handsome houses and  thoroughfares which Increase ths  value of the property many times  over.  Few monarchs/ have shown themselves cleverer managers of a wife's  property than the King .of Denmark.  By shrewd Investments h.e has already multiplied Its value many times.  In a large number of his enterurlees  he Is asosciated with his Royal  brother, King George of Greei-e, who  posuessst an Immense fortune, which  he owet ln a great measure to undertaking certain operations In American  grain ubout thlrly-flve years ugo.  which the closing of Odessa slid other  Southern Russian seapnrts lo the ex-  part of grain, owing to the wur with  Turkey, rendered extremely profitable.  Prom the sale of beer, the I'rlnce  Regent of Bsvurla drtiws Immense  sums. In Munich are grim, dirty  taverns la which the Royal Court  beer has been sold for the last three  centuries You never see n waiter  or waitress. You must attend to  your own wants, whether you be  prince or peaasnt. Indeed, when the  Kaiser visited Munich, he and the  Bavarian Princes took their places in  line, and awaited their turn for a  stone mug, which they themselves  rinsed outl .  REASOMAHI.K REQUEST  Ii waa n cold night. Ths traveller  Inquired at the only hotel In the little  town If he could be lodged for the  night, but wat Informed that It wus  full  up.  "But you must firs me some sort  of acooiuniodatlon." said ths stranger.  "Surely you don't want me to sleep  under the starry but chilly sklesg"  "Wall," tald ths proprietor, "the  best art oaa do Is to make you up a  bed In th�� paasage and curtain It off  for yeu."   And so It was arranged.  Ia the dark watches of ths night  the traveller awoke. A freeilng  draught chilled him, and the sheet  which had bees hung up as a partition waa blowing merrily la tba  breeze.- Tht traveller rote and shouted for tht landlord.  "What Is it?" queried a voice from  the stairhead  "Pleas*," said the strangsr, timidly, "may 1 lmv.< u paper jf pins to  lock my bedroom ,'oor wli'iT'  THE SILENT JAP  The Japanese, alone ot all races,  uttar ns sound when engaged In combat. From tills national trait springs  the curious regulation which prevents Japanese regiments from pos-  awalruj bands bugles, or drums,  Orders art given verbally, or by  means ot signals with tht hand or  sword. Ns trumpets sound tht charge,  no druavt beat tht tattoo, and no  buile* want bat troops with their  riaebx calls.  1 f-AIIt OFFER  ' It was a political masting In ths  Bast during ths laat rsctts, and tht  M. P., an exceptionally popular man,  was uddrttslug hit constituents. Tht  politician ln Question rejoices ln a  luxuriant orop ef hair. Tbe audience  was eyiuptthstio for tht most part;  but Chare waa one man ln the front  row of the audience who made  numerous Interruptions, lis was a  ooal-btavar, apparently, and hod but  recently been heaving coal*.  "Get your hair outl" he shouted  during a most pathetic passage In the  candidate's steeoh. 'I'he well-known  catch phrase seemed particularly applicable), so a good many of the audience laughed.  But tbe H.P. waa equal to tht occasion.  "I will mak* a bargain with that  gantlomnu," lie tald. "I will get ray  hair out If ha will gel his fees  waahod."  There were no mart Interruptions.  Brwinlgtii: "What's th* muttor,  Wllilklnr  WUHkin: "Matter enough. You  know tome time ago I assigned all  my property to my wife to ��� to keep  tt out of the bands of ������ of peopls  I owe money, you know?"  "Yes."  "Well, she's taken the money and  gone off ��� suys she won't live with  me because I swindled my creditors."  fi'ivj.Oi,')   For   An   Autograph   Album  lVith bill Signatures ot World    -  Renowned Celebrities sad  their Remarks.  Seven years ago Councillor Louis  Barth, of Arad, In Hungary, commenced to collect autographs, and today can boast of possessing one of  the finest collections ln th* world.  Indeed, he recently refused an offer  of no less than $200,000 for his album,  which contains the names of 853  wonld-rcaowned celebrities, whose remarks havs been written ln forty-  three languages. Already ninety-  three of them are dead.  Recently he visited Marlborough  House to obtain the signature of  Queen Alexandra, and at Her Majesty'! request left his priceless volume  there for twenty-four hours, In order  that she might examine at leisure  hi* wonderful array of signatures ot  Kings, Queens, Emperors, Ministers,  scientists, artists, and writers. Herr  Barth has gone all over the world to  add to hia book, and has spent be-  tweeu 145,000 and $50,000 ln travelling  expense*. The Emperor Francis Joseph, who favoured him with an autograph, told him he waa the only  person, not a Minister, who hud ever  received his signature.    ���  "1 was at Biarritz oue year," says  Herr Barth, "at the same time as  King Edward. I showed him my  volume, and, ln giving me his slgn-  aturs, he said: 'Your book is an extraordinary treasure. It has only one  defect ��� It Is not mine.'"  Herr Barth Is preparing a history  ot how his autographs have been obtained. This book will contain ln  facsimile every autograph he possesses. It Is to be Issued ln an edition of 100,000 copies, and the proceeds of Its sale will be devoted to  International charities.  Dresses   Rich   and   Wonderful   That  Hake Women Gasp nnd Men  S.t I'p ami Homier If It Is  Worth Hie Candle.  One of the most beaiitirul costumes  ever turned out was that worn by  Queen Mary at Uie Coronation Durbar, and there are no fewer than  5,250,000 stitches lu llie train, which  Is of Irish point lacs.  Ths train had been presented as a  gift by the Indies uf Belfast to her  Majesty, and was made by the Presentation Slaters ut Youghal. II has  been estimated thut it would have  taken over u quarter of a century  for a single luce worker to complete  the train..but sixty workers, working  regularly, finished It In 98,020 hours.  This reminds imp tiiat. at Uie Plan-  tagenei Bull, held at Buckingham  Palace In 1812, the lute Queen Victoria impersonated Queen Plilllpjia,  ba a silken dress mode eutlrely In  Spl-ta fields.  The dress, which was on view for  several days at Hanover Square, cost.  In materials alone, nearly $1250 while  the goms that decorated It, exclusive  of the Royal pearl-necklace, headdress, and other Jewnls, were valued  at over $300,000.  The fur that trimmed her outer  robe was minever, Uie Skin of the  Siberian squirrel, the name' kind of  fur that Queen Phlllppn wore on her  Court costumes In  the days of long  ���co.  Perhaps the most expensive dress  svtr worn by Queen Alexandra was  that in which she appeared 'it tbe  famous bull ul Devonshire Mouse in  honour of the lute Queen Victoria's  IDamond Jubilee. She took the character of Marguerite de Valols, commonly called La Heine Maraot. her  train being carried by the daughter  of Sir Francis Knollys.  Her Majesty's costumes Is said to  havs cost $1250 to make. It waa of  rich white sutln. embroidered In gold  and skiver, with a high collar from  which hung lhe train - a glorious  atfalr of clolh-of-gold lined with  silver brocade.  The Dowager Empress of Russia  ha* always dressed exqulstlely, and  ln tbe richest and most expensive  materials. She received on the occasion of her silver wedding un ermine  mantle which cost $110,00C It was  presented to her by lhe nobility of  the province of Kherson.  Oold-and-ellver dresses are by no  means uncommon 1 he metals, after  being formed Into very fine wire, are  woven Into cloth, and afterwards  mads Into dresses. Tlie women of  Sumstrs were the first to attire tliem-  eelves In  tills expensive material  Countess Palovolovetsch wore a  firefly dress at a garden-party given  at Benares some years ago. This  utvtqut gown hud the appearance of  being constructed of tongues of blue  flame resting on a bed uf light liquid  . The material of the dress Itself  waa rich brocaded silk, and attached  to ths gown were exactly 35 fireflies.  These little,creatures glowed until  the countess' left the grounds, snd  dotted the strangest gown ever worn  at a soviet) gathering In India or  elsewhere.  The Countess de VIMeneuve once  had a drees made from beetle bocks,  snd wore It on ssveral oca,Ions.  When attired In this strange costume  tht wore a beautiful scarabueiis  beetle on her neck atached lo u collar  by s slender gold chain, which allowed It to roam about the lady's chest  aud shoulders.  THE PRIMROSE LEAGUE  The  Story of ths Founding ot the  Famous British League. ��� Tbe  Primrose   Was   Beacons-  field's Faroarite Flower.  It was really a chance remark  which lad to the founding of the  Primrose League ��� that renuvrkaMe  political organization which to-day  has over 1,500,000 members.  When, on April 19th, 1883 ��� ths  second anniversary of Lord Beacons-  field's death ��� his statue was unveiled ln Parliament Square, Sir  Henry Drummond Wolff, arriving at  the Commons late ln the afternoon,  was given a primrose by Mr. Cove,  superintendent of the members' cloakroom. When Sir Henry entered the  Chamber he found the whole Con-  servaUve party similarly decorated  with Lord Beaconsfield's favourite  tlower. The fact Impressed him so  much that as he walked home with  Lord Randolph Churchill he remarked; "What a show of primrose! Thia  should be turned to account. Why  not start a Primrose League?"  Lord Randolph was instantly Interested. "Draw up a plan," he said,  "to carry out your Idea, and we will  see what can be done."  Ultimately Lord Randolph and Sir  Henry were Joined by Sir John Gorst  and Sir Alfrjd Shade and In due  course these four gentlemen founded  the League, and constituted themselves Uie ruling council.  It was orlelnally Intended to admit  men only, banded In companies of  about a hundred, to net as missionaries of the League. Ultimately, however, It was decided to admit ladles,  with the result that the membership  rose from 957 In 1884 to 237,283 In  1886. Not long ugo It was reported  that the total membership had touched 1,700,000.  It has, of course, been said that  the primrose was not Lord Beacons-  field's favourite flower, und thut when  Queen Victoria sent a wreath of  primroses to Lord Beaconsfleld's  funeral and wrote on It, "His favourite (lower," the allusion was to the  Prince Consort ��� not to the dead  statesman. Mr. Reylnuld Lucas, however, In "Lord Glenesk and the  'Morning Post,'" says that one who  knew Lord llearnnsfleld well declares  that lie habltualy wore a single primrose In his button hole when hs was  at Hugheuden 111 Ihe crrly spring:  while another more Intimate friend  can speak of having seen sn abundance of primrose In Beneonsfleld's  house In Our/on Street Unit had been  gathered on the slopes of Windsor  Castle.  THE MEAN MAN  ^Talking about meanness," said an  old son of the soil, who nursed a pint  of ale In a chair by the fire, "you  should ha' known old Ruby wliut  used to keop a farm out Goswell  way.  "Twenty years ago, it Is that his  eon went out with a tin bucket to  milk a cow.. Somehow or other, both  the lad mid the bucket disappeared  mysteriously.  "No more was heard of him till  he wandered back home ten years  after, as rich as a millionaire, and  loaded the old man up with gold and  diamond pins and new clothes, and  gave him rive thousand dollars at a  birthday prese.nl.  "And d'ye think old Ruby was  grateful? Ne'er a bit!  "'George,' says he 'wot 'ave y��r  done with the bucket?'  "And George left home again, wondering whether his dad was tht mean-  est��man In the world or whether that  distinction was sttll held by the fel-  'ow who used a wart on the back of  his neck for a cellar-stud."  PURE ENGLISH  "My dear, I wish you would speak  more carefully," said a stickler for  pure English to his wife. "You say  that 'Henry Jones came to this town  from Sunderland.' Don't you see that  It would 1* better to say that ha  'came from Sunderland to this  town'?"  "I don't see any difference In the  two expressions," rejoined the lady.  "But there Is a difference in the  two expressions ��� a rhetorical difference. You don't bear me make  use of .sn.-h awkward expressions.  By the way, I have a lettor from your  father in  my pocket."  "Oh, dear, Is my father In your  pocket?" inquired the wits. ''You  mean that you have In your pocket  a letter from my father."  "There you go with your little  quibbles! You take a delight In  harassing me; you are always talcing  up a thread and representing It a*  a  rope."  "Representing It to be a rope, you  mean, dear?"  And then he grinned a sickly grin  and wished he had never started th*  discussion.  A wadding ceremony hud come to  a dote. The moUier snlfled convulsively, and the bride dabbed her  pretty eyes with handkerchief. One  ot Ihe bridesmaids was also affected  lo lean.  "Why do you weep?" asked a  groomtmiuu of ths bridesmaid; "It's  not your wedding."  The girl looked at him scornfully.  "That's the roaBon, you stupid." And  she sighed.  There Is many a man who Isn't  wortb what It costs him to live.  RUN DOWN  Tlie council employs had formally  applied, in writing, for a holiday ���  with salary, of course ��� on th*  grounds that he was "run down."  "I'm a bit suspicious of this run-  downitls," 'remarked the chairman.  "It's been very prevalent among the  council's employes of late. I propose  the applicant be sent for."  "I beg to second that."  The proposition being carried, a  messenger went in search of Uie applicant. Presently there, was a scut-  fling at Uie door ot the council chamber, i  "Ordor there!" commanded the  chairman. "Officer, whry do you allow that person to try and force hi*  way Into the room? Remove him  Instantly I"  "Bog pardon, ��1t," aaid the officer, with a smile, the breadth of  which not even his own capacious  palm could concetl, "It's the man you  sent for ��� the road foreman wot'*  run down."  "Oh, well, let him enter, then."  "Beg pardon, sir, 'e can't I'g too  fat tor ths doorl'" +s\  W. I PARKER & CO.  <     ^  fHE  $  STORE FOR XMAS GIFTS  To our customers  and the people of |j  Kelowna  9 Season's Greetings  A Watch is an Xmas gift  which ladies admire, and  when fitted with one of our  high grade Waltham or Elgin movements, are perfect  timekeepers as well as beautiful ornaments. 14 - carat  gold cases, $30 up; Cashier  25-year cases from $14 up.  Once again the bounteous  spirit of Christmas renews  our sense of the preciousness  of friendship and family ties  awakening within us the  generous impulse to express  by some token our appreciation of the goodwill of friend  or relative. We feel sure  that one of our  Bracelets  would be appreciated as they  are a very popular gift. Our  9-carat and 14-carat Pearl  set Bracelets are beautiful in  design and finish. From $10  up. We will ba pleased to  show you our large assortment of first quality gold  filled Bracelets. All the latest  designs from $3 to $ 12; each  one fitted in one of our neat  cases.  A Gift of Quality  Rich Cut Glass occupies a  very prominent place in the  remembrances of Xmas.  The table, the mantle, or  buffet are not complete without a rich cut glass Vase  filled with flowers, or cut  glass Bowls, Decanters, Bon  Bons, Comports, Water Sets,  &c. See our lovely display  of Cut Glass and get an  Xmas gift that will be as  useful as it is beautiful.  W. M. PARKER & CO.  ^   THE  <��  STORE FOR XMAS GIFTS  Crowley Block  Kelowna. B.C The Orchard Cittj Record  Thursday, December Id  The Keloicna Land  and Orchard Co..  LIMITED,  FRUIT  LANDS  HND  GITY  LOTS  CALL OR WRITE  K. L. 0. Co.'s OFFICE  Belgo. Block - Kelorona, B.C.  Beatiti  The table and plated  ware department at this store  is the best equipped in this section of  the country.    Our selection   is   unique in  attraiiivcii'-ss nnd usefulness. You will find  "���hat you want licre, whether it is for a gift or  for your own  use.    Come  in  to-day and see.  MORRISON - THOMPSON  HARDWARE CO., Ltd.  Coal!  Coal!!  Real Pensylvania Hard -   $17.50 per ton  In store and nut sizes  Nicola Coal (Lump)     -. $10.00 per ton  Taber Smokeless    -     -   $12.00 per ton  W.  HAUG    -    KELOWNA, B.C.    -    *��*?  Town and Country  Mr. J. Middleton was a visitor  lo llie coast this week.  Miss Ethel Hail relumed Saturday from Normal School at the  coast.  Mrs. J.W. Jones will not receive  again until the second Friday in  January.  Mr. and Mrs. John Peterson left  Monday morning for Wetaskewin,  Alia.  Mr. P. A. Scott left this week for  a few months' visit to Teetwater,  Ont.  Mr. Ewen McLennan returned  Inst weekend from the coast where  he has been attending the Normal  School.  The Dominion Express Office  will be open Christmas Eve from  7 lo 8.30 for delivery of parcels  only.  Mrs. Reid, mother of Miss Reid  of the Public School staff, arrived  Tuesday from the coast and has  rented Mr. Ashbridge's bungalo on  Glenn Ave.  Thanks lo the energy of Bandmaster Borndoldl, Chrislmas morning Kelowna will be enlivened in  the good, old-fashioned way wilh  music from the band, which is  arranging to make a tour of the  cily.  Through lhe kindness of a well-  wisher who is desirous to remain  a'ionymou8. the Churchmen's Club  his been enriched by the splendid  gifl of about 150 volumes of books,  forming the nucleus of a library  which it is hoped will continue lo  grow.  Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Ashbridge  and family left Monday for Toronto, It is Mr. Ashbridge's inlenlion  to make his permanent home there,  and there are many friends of the  family in Kelowna who willnegret  lhat they have severed their connection here.  puckners Pan-American Double  Quartette will appear at lhe Opera  I louse on Saturday 28lh. This is  i.i the best aggregation of colored  male voices lhat ever appeared in  Canada. They sing solos, quartettes and octettes and play the  violin, banjo and other instruments  A meeting of the Sociely for lhe  Prevention of Cruelly to Animals  will he held on Salurday, December 21 st in Messrs. Rattenburv &  Williams' office at 3 p.m. The  local branch will then be organized. " We speak for those who  cannot speak for themselves."  Dr. Dickson was the fortunate  winner of Knowles watch guessing contest last Saturday. The  watch, which was wound up by  his Worship the Mayor nnd sealed  under a glass jar, actually ran 34  hours. 51 iniiiuies and 59 seconds.  Dr. Dickson's guess was 34 hours,  55 minutes Hnd 5 seconds.  G. R. Albrighton, real estate and  Mercantile linker of Kamloops has  opened an office here in the Ran-  mer Block under the management  of Hubert G. Dee. Mr. Albrightoa  has already placed considerable  Kelowna real estate wilh his clients  in Kamloops, and having a wide  clienlelle on the Main Line he is  in an excellent position to interest  considerable capital in Kelowna  properties. He is also insurance  agent for the German Alliance Fire  and lhe Equitable Life.  The Ladies' Hospital Aid think  it may interest the ladies of Kelowna to know how their funds are  being   spent,    and    will    publish  j quarterly a list of their purchases.  Since the   beginning   of  the   new  hospital vear, October 8th 1912,  the Aid has contributed to the  Hospital   the   following    articles:  | A complete lea set, J dozen   each  j of knives, forks and spoons, toilet  set, 3 bath mats, 3 rugs, 6 pairs of  blankets, eiderdown, dresser covers, table covers, tray cloths, bolt of  cotton, materialfor hot water bottle  covers, lea pot and hot waler jug.  If you ere troubled with chronic conati-  palion, lhe mild and gentle effect of Chein.  herlain'a Teblela makea them eapecielly  Bulled to your caae. For aale hy all dealera.  Just About Now is the Right Time  to call in and renew youK subscription to the " Record.'  PROFESSION/^ AND  BUSINESS CARDS  BURNE & TEMPLE  Solicitors,  Notaries Public,  Conveyancers, etc.  KELOWNA. :: B.C.  R. B. KERR  Barrister  and Solicitor,  . Notary Public.  KELOWNA. :: B.C  P. EDMUND CORBY  Architect  Crowley Block  Kelownn  P.O. Box, 09  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.BoeUI  PIANOFORTE  MR.  HAROLD  TOD  BOYD  Exhibitioner Royal Coll.se  of   Muaic aad Ul.ly  will, Kendrick Pxne, Mui. Doc. Qream.r ol Ih.  C.th.dr.1, M.nch.alw, Ens-.  RECEIVES   PUPILS  Al lhe Sludio, Trench  Block, Kelowna.  Muaic  of  avwy  dwriplion  ���uppliad.  'P.O. u 4)7.  RICHARD H. PARKINSON  BRITISH COLUMBIA LAND  SURVEYOR.  CIVIL ENClNEER  P.O. BOX  137  KELOWNA  Dr. J. W. Nelson Shepherd  DENTIST  r. 0. Boa Its 'Pboae SS  Corner Peneozi Street and  Lawrence Avenue.  Mr. B. 0. MEYRICK  Receives Puptli it hii Studio in the MORRISON  BLOCK fc. Uiioniin  PIANOFORTE, VIOLIN, ORGAN,  SINOING and HARMONY  ) yean' previous experionca    Will pl.y for d.nc.  Addreaa Boa 257, Kelownn, B.C.   'Phone 67  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 * BUILDER  Plans and Specifications Prepared  and estimates given for publicBuild-  irigs.Town and Country Residences  JOHN CURTS, KELOWNA  PI IONE No. 93  Pianoforte, Organ, Vole* Production  Singing, Harmong,Counterpoint, &c.  STANLEY  HODKINSON  A.R.C.O.  (Associate of the Royal College of Orftnlate, I ond.)  Givea lesioni in the above aubjecta.  Qualified   by   examination.     Many  PIANOFORTE  ���ucceiaea   at  local  examinations  (Trinity  College, London)  15  yeara' aucceaiful  teaching experience  Studio   -   Raymer Block  W. T. ASHBRIDGE  CIVIL ENGINEER  Amoc, Mem. Can. Soc, C. E        Ciaduata Toionlo  University  Waterworks end Sewerage Systems. Pumping and  Lighting Plante, Concrete Con-  eduction, etc.  KELOWNA. B. C.  S. W. THAYER,  D.V.S.  VBTERINARY SURGEON  (Gradual. McGill U���i..i.lt,)  Residence :    LAWRENCE   AVE.  Mcaiagai   may  be  left  at  the  office  of  Maura. Rettenbury fit Williama  Misa FRANCES A. PEARSON  L.R.A.M. (London)  taachee correct  VOICE PRODUCTION, SINGING  Bos 36S, Kelowna.  Or apply " Record " Office.  CHARLES WALL  ERENCH   POLISHER  Fnrnitiiri". Repollnhed & Reuooated  Bu 545 - Kelowna, B.C.  Sutton's Scads  ORDERS TAKEN NOW FOR,  Cut Flowers  Carnation*  Chrysanthemum!  Violets  H. LYSONS  Kelowna.  Greenhouse.  P. BURNSM Co., Ltd.  Wholesale and Retail  MEAT MERCHANTS  Fresh Meat  Daily  Full  supply of Hams  and Bacon  Fresh Fish in season  W. LUDLOW, Manager  KELOWNA  Phone 135  GLENMORE FRUIT LANDS  Situated within on* half mile  of town,  arid  about loo feet above tho lake, it command* a beautiful view of the towr^ gV�� and surrounding country.  Ideal Fruit Soil. Abundance of Water.  Close to Town and Market.  There ia only one GLENMOKE. Don't misa tho opportunity of selecting a few acrea of this deairabl*  property.  If you wiilt a cheap building lot or an acre of land call on ue and we will  ���how you our sub-division  ��   WOODLAWN   ��  J ����t four blocks from the centre of the town.     Prices -low.   Terms easy,  monthly payments if ao desired.  Fire Insurance  We represent only tha beet board companies.  The Central Okanagan Lands. Ltd.  KELOWNA. B.C.  "i iT"  ���JT".  GO TO  Elliott & Copeland  When you Want a  BARGAIN  IN REAL ESTATE  They have the best value* in the  City and Dittrict.  " Every Buyer a Booster"  Come and see us   and   get   our  prices before purchasing  i ���  i   ni ���    U i       i'  Elliott & Copeland  Real Estate and Insurance Brakwa  Phone 25 KELOWNA, B.C.  OK.LUMBER CO.,ltd.  Are now completely equipped to  supply all your lumber   needs  We have now a large stock of  local and coast  ROUGH AND FINISHING LUMBER  of   high-grade quality   and   in  splendid condition.  A complete line of  DOORS  AND WINDOWS  LATH AND SHINGLES  i   'i Thursday, December 19  The Orchard Cttu Record  LOOK  If you are in need of Heavy or Liglit  HARNESS  come and see our stock.   We carry the beat line in  Team Harness also Light Harness, Stock and English Saddles  (both ladies' and gents').   All kinds of  Whips, Bits, Bridles, Robes, Fly Nets, Trunks,  Valises, at right prices.  Come and see our stock  before  buying   elsewhere  Now it the time to give your order.  JKcpctlfing is our special feature  crirr-r: ��T�� ~-=j  Buggies,  Feed  Wagons,  Hay,  Oats,  Democrats,  &c.  Bran,  Wheat,  Barley &  To suit all purchasers  Oat Chop  W. R. GLENN & SON  Dealera in  Farm and Orchard Implements  Pendozi Street & Lawrence Avenue     -     KELOWNA  'Phone 150  -^quaJi-mioiM  ���}Wt0tM sri0crriovu  l��wtomam, ol  wmtiatOutid*  '&-/ro^ti.*K,  vou knort- that vou &4ov a good  matthMi&hen vou &>me home Aom  voub rto\k. vouijwnd %fotb oj time  in Sed^ vou might ht&t ad- vwlC h  '��� eomjobtaMe.  a daft djMnf^ mat-  ^%%e^irHUaddto^ou^eoni^M.    the  w^%%ed>��M&&<Ue6'n<>trfumfi.  vte  lydthem&tohfiawwwon^  moMen^&ow\iu<*t\teb^a\eet%an  KELOWNA FURNITURE CO.  " We Mal(t Homes Happy."  taVata  The GREENHOUSES  RICHTER STREET  <tWw.��< Pr.i4yt.ri.ildan.EnsH.li eaelehe.)  BULBS  Chrysanthemums  Carnations  CALMER A ROGERSON-Bsx 117  IS  Winning Design for B.C.  University  Messrs. Sliaipe & Thompson,  architects of Vancouver, have been  successful in the notable competition for the high honor of authorship of the designs and plana upon  which the various buildings in their  entirety constituting the University  of British Columbia will be erected.  In addition to thus winning the  prize of $4,000 offered for the best  design for this great provincial  work submitted in open competition, the successful firm will alao  enjoy the historical distinction and  by no means insignificent emoluments attaching to the preparation  of the detail plana and general supervision of the work of construction, which ia to be initiated forthwith.  Of the nineteen plana submitted  in the competi'ion, open to the  Dominion, over one half came from  British Columbia  Military Service for Women  A fight for the introduction of  military service for women is in  contemplation by the women of  Denmark, as a sequel to their unexpected victory in the struggle for  woman's suffrage. The Danish  parliament, they believe, is almost  certain to pass the bill giving the  women the vote this winter and  many women are beginning to ask  what will become of lhe suffrage  organizations. Miss Emma Gade,  well known suffragist and author  advised them lo start a campaign  for the training of Danish girls in  nursing and commissiariat work.  She argues (hat thia is the only fair  thing for women to do since men  are compelled lo give military service for the rights for which they  have long enjoyed.  Liberal Naval Policy  A Canadian fleet for each of  Canada's coasts with a super-dreadnought as the centre of each fleet,  the establishment of yards in Canada and llie building nf ships as  far as possible in Canada, lhe  fleet to be manned as far as possible by Canadians and maintained  by Canadians, and ready to go to  the aid of Britain in time of emergency, was announced by Sir  Wilfred Laurier to Parliament ns  the proper policy for the Dominion to adopt toward the Eu.pire  and one which lie will be prepared to enact if given the opportunity.  KELOWNA MACHINE SHOPS  ABBOTT STREET  We have just installed a very complete and modern  plant for engineering and mechanical work of all  kinds arid are now ready to undertake  REPAIRS  to Mills, Steam Engines, Gasoline Engines, Automobiles  and   Motor   Boats,   Bicycles,   Guns,   &c.  Mail orders Will receive prompt attention  We have had many years' experience in this wor'c and  are thoroughly well qualified to give entire satisfaction  Proprietors: BROWN & McQUARRIE  For the first time in the past four  yeara there ia to be an open season for beaver in Alberta.  During the eight months from  April Ist lo December I, of the  current fiscal year, 322,095 immigrants arrived in Canada.  A second payment of $25,000  for the relinquishment of their reserve has been made to the Fort  George Indians.  The present rolling stock equipment of the C. P. R., if made up  into a single train would cover  over 600 miles of track.  A man was killed last Wednesday while at work blasting on the  Kettle Valley Railway above Naramata. The charge fired prematurely. Another man was very  badly injured.  We wiah to call your attention to the  feet that most infeclipue diaeeeee euch ea  whooping cough, diphtheria and acarlet  fever are conlrected when the child haa a  cold. Chamberlaiti'e Cough Remedy will  quickly cure e cold end greedy letaen the  danger of connecting theae diaeeeea. Thia  remedy ia femoua for ita cure, of colda.  It centoino no opium or other nercotic end  may be given lo e child with implicit  confidence.   Sold by all deelere.  HEWETSON and MANTLE, Ltd.  CAPITAL AUTHORIZED   -   |��5,000  MONEY TO LOAN  On First Mortgages  Agreements for Sale Purchased  FIRE.  LIFE, AND ACCIDENT INSURANCE  J. M. CROFT  Bootmaker.  AU kinds of Repairs  BBflNARD AVENUE,  KELOWNA.  Christmas Presents  Like everyone site you are no doubt facing tha yearly problem ol  what to five to your family and friende In the way of a Chrietmaa  Gift. You are seeking something pretty and attractive and useful  enough lo be valued and treasured.  We Can Help You  Call in and ace our ��plend id allowing of  Cut Glass. French China,  .Art and Fancy China  A Dainty and Attractive Selection  Electric Reading Lamps  From $6 to $45  Electric Irons, Toasters,  Heaters, Broilers, &c.  And Every Article Guaranteed  ijlCVClCS  for the boy or for the older ones.  Our atock  la   full of  uieful  mggeitiona  for Gift purpoec-e, and it will pay  you to come and look around.  GEO. F. JAMES - Pendozi Street  P. O. Box 90  Telephone 54  Rough and Dressed Lumber.  Shingles, Siding, Doors, Windows,  Mouldings, Etc.  Kelowna Saw-Mill Company. Limited  Of the many  things that you are going to have at Xmas  CANDIES  are the most important, and just as important it is  that you should get the freshest and best kinds of  candies. We are exclusive confectioners and  devote our entire attention to that line of business,  and therefore are in a position to give you the  very best grades obtainable at the same price as  you would pay for cheaper kinds. We stock over  600 different varieties of candies, and below will  mention a few of our Xmas leaders:���  Clarnico's  Almond Paste Bon Bona  Marzipan Bon Bons  Marzipan Chocolates  Glace Pineapple  Desert Fruits (Glace)  Fruit and Acid Drope  Cream Bon Bona  Sugar Almonds  Satinettes (15 flavors)  Chryatalized Cherries & Fruits  Buchanan's  Almond paste Salines in over 20 varieties.  Ziegler's  Peanut-Butter Bon Bons.  Our Own Make  Over 40 varieties of Nut Toffies, Caramel Fudges, 6k.  Chocolates  We have the biggest and best assortment of Chocolates  ever shown in Kelowna, including Ganong's G. B.  Chocolates, Moir's, BuchananV, Webb's Cadbuiy'a  Rowntree's, Lowney's, Haida and McConkey'a  Chocolatee in Bulk and Bozee.  Fancywork Baskets and Boxes  filled with best chocolates ia another line superior to  any ever shown here before. The assoitment is big  and we assure you that you will find just what you  want by looking over theae lines.  Santa Claus Stockings  and Toya of all kinds, filled with candies, from 5c. to (3.  Toys and Dolls  A very large assortment at the right prices.  Crackers  Too numerous to mention, but you will find what vou  want by looking them over.  Almond Paste  and Allan's pure Cider for your Xmaa baking. Nuts,  oranges and fruits of all kinds.  Pipes, Cigars and Tobaccos  of all kinds. Don't forget a box of B. N. A. T. Co.'a  (made in Kelowna) cigars.  GET THE MABIT:   For the best go to  ALSGARD'S fctb Kelowna, B.C.  P.S.���During Christmas week parcela will be delivered  to all parte of the city.  asM The Orchard Gitij Record  Thursday, December '0  Mission Creek and  Benvoulin Notes  The regular weekly meeting of  the Benvoulin Literary Society was  held last Friday evening in Mission  Creek school. The address given  hy llie Rev. H. S. KimLiull on  " iVlap 1 <��� Sugar Making," was greatly enjoyed by all present. We  hope In see Mr. Kimball present at  as many of our meetings as possible, llie next pert of the programme was taken up by lhe cle-  liale, the subject being " Resolved  lhal government ownership of  public utilities is mote beneficial  than piivate ownership. Theaffirin-  ntive taken by Mr. Weeks anil Mr.  Reid and the negative by Mr. Scotl  and Mr. Rust. Some good arguments were brought up by both  sides, llie judges, however, deciding in favor of the affirmative. The  meeting closed bv the singing of  the National Anthem.  I he next meeting will be held al  lhe home of Mr. D. McLean on  Friday evening, December 2Ulh al  7.30 p m. It is to be an evening  with favorite poets and authors,  I-, ub member to give a short poper  on lhe life or works of their favorite poet oi author. Also Mr. Mc-  Lean is expected to give a talk on  the pio;r<- i '!,i\s in Manitoba,  which should be very interesting.  A cordial invitation is extended to  all.  I hr annual Christinas entertainment in connection with the Ben-  voulin Sunday School is lo beheld  on Monday evening. December 23,!  in ihe church. A good programme  is being prepared and the children are looking forward lo seeing  Santa Clnus. All are invited lo be  preaent.  Mr. LeRoy Dolsen arrived on  Friday for a few day's visit lo Ben-  i oulin. We are sorry to leern lhal  he intends making his future home  ��� 'I Vancouver, but we hope to see  .'rim back again.  Phone" 194  P, O Boi 12 '  Office Crowley Block  E. ENGLAND  BUILDER  ' Decorating & General House Repairs  General House Repairs will be  speedily  attended to and abso- ,  lute satisfaction guaranteed.  Call   at   office   if  in   town, 'phone   or  write if at home.  DAVIES & MATHIE  Ladies' and  Gents' Tailors  PENDOZI STREET  Repairing and Pressing  promptly attended to.  Kelowna Board of  School Trustees  TENDERS FOR   BUILDING  London school masters sav that  the Cockney speech which the late  professor Skeat expected lo become the .standard English of the  tuture is dying out.  When you have a bilioui altark give  (.'liniuherlaiiin Tablets u trial. They me  excellent.    For sale by all dealera.  SEALED TENDERS will be received by  the undersigned up to 5 p.m. of the Third  day of January, 1913, for the erection of a  ten-room school at Kelowna, B.C., building  to be of brick and to be completed not  later than August 1st, I9|3. All tendVra  to be considered must be accompanied by  a r.���iiilicd cheque for at least 5 per cent,  of the tender ; this cheque made payable  to the oidct of the Treasurer of the Kelowna School Board. The cheque will be  foifeited to the School Board in the event  of the successful contractor i-luting or  neglecting to enter into and complete the  form of contract submitted with the plans  and specifications for the building within  ten days from the date of notification so to  do by the architect or chairman of the  School Board.  1 he successful contractor will be required to furnish an approved bond of 10 per  cent, of the amount of his contract.  The plans. specifications, and all necessary information may be had from the  secretary of the School Board, Kelowna,  B.C., oi C. I". Nobles, Architect, Lethbridge,  Aha.  G. H. DUNN,  Secretary,  Kelowna Board of School Trustees  Kelowna, B.C.,  November 23rd. 1912. 1-3  BBI  1  ONLY FOUR MORE DAYS  to Purchase Xmas Gifts  These will be busy days for all of us, but we  believe that when you are perplexed over what  to give this person, and what to give that person, you can facilitate your difficulty greatly by  selecting presents from us.  Our stock is large and varied this year,  and our staff is trained in the art of gift suggesting.  The Store for the hurried purchaser  KNOWLES, the Jeweler  SHOP EVERY NIGHT AT  LEQUIME'S  This store will be open for business EVERY NIGHT from now until Christmas Eve.   It affords the work-a-day  people an opportunity to buy the little Gifts they have in view for some one, as well as give any one who will a  chance Jo come in and look at the many  SUITABLE  CHRISTMAS  GIFTS  which we have on display  ������r\  Crisp Cape Cod Cranberries  for llie Turkey    - -    2 lbs. 25c.  Heinze's Fresh Pure Mincemeat  for llie Pie        - -    per lb., ?5c.  Fresh Juicy Halloway Dates  llie    kinil   that   make   your    mouth  wnler        - - -    2 lbs. 25c.  Brand New Nuts    Walnuts  from France, Walnuts from California  Per lb., 25c.  Fresh Almonds, Brazils, Filberts,  ChealuutK, Peanuts       ���    per Ib. 20c.  Shelled Almonds,  Shelled Walnut! -   per Ib. 50c.  Figs Never were Better  than lhe onei we are offering 20c. lb.  Cherries, Glace or Crystal.  No cake complete wilhout tliem  per lb��� 60c.  Herbs for the Dressing.  Thyme, Sage, Mint, Parsley, otc.    All  tunc and savory, in sealed Bottles.  Per bottle, 15c.  Pickles, Olives, Sauces, Relishes,    "  Jellies-   Icings,   Extracts,   in   endless  ���variety.   You cannot go wrong If you  shop here.  CHEESE  No dinner is complete without the cheese.  Canadian Cheese  Finest quality   - .   per lb., 25c.  English Stilton  Fjne and mellow ���   per Ib, 35c.  Gorgonzola  Imported from Italy ��� per lb. 40c,  McLaren's Cream Cheese  in Jar.       - .    35c, 65c, $1.25  Candys, Raisins, Christmas Crackers,  Chocolate Creams in dainty boxes.  Everything necessary for ��� merry  Christmas is to be found in our store.  Free        Fr  ee  Free  Three Lovely Large Dolls  Worth 16.00 each  To every customer in "our store from  now until Christmas Eve who make a  Cash Purchase of 50c or qver will be  entitled to a chance in thc Draw which  will be held in our store at 9 p.m. on  Christmas Eve. Come and try. Il may  be that you will be one of ths lucky  LEQUIME   BROTHERS & CO.  J 4 Irhursdaij, December 10  The Orchard Gitu Record  Few  ���ays More  and Christmas will be with  us. Have you made all  your arrangements, pur-  r chased all your gifts for  those at home, and sent  | remembrances to those  living in other part* ) Examine qur stock and you  will have no trouble in  makinh your selections.  v  ilendars,  )��s and Booklets,  \untain Pens,  md Bags & Purses  \rfumes,  iokers' Supplies,  \nfectionery,  \ushes and Mirrors,  idaks and Supplies  and a large selection of  GOOD Brass and Copper  B  articles.  B. Wis SCO.  lUGGISTS and STATIONERS  Kelowna,     B. C.  ONE 19  ���*aa^i*^V%i*V<VS^Sr>^>^^taArlfVSVVV*��A^Na^^<ra*larVW  Dr. MATHISON  Dentist  "KELOWNA    :    B.C.  Okanagan Centre  and Woods Lake  (Fiom ottu own coirespondent)  SYNOPSIS OF COAL  MINING REGULATIONS  Coal mining righta oi lha Dominion in  Manitoba, 5a.katcli.uran and Alberta, lha  Yukon Territory, the Norlri.weat Tarriior-  iee, and in a portion of lha Province of  Britiah Columbia, max bo laaaod for a term  of twenty-one yeara at an annual rental of  $ I an acre. Mot more than 2,550 acrea will  ba laaaad to one applicant.  Application for tho leaae muat ba made  by lha applicant, in poraon to lhe Agent or  Sub-Agent of tha district In which tha  righta applied for an aituated.  In aunrayad territory lha land muat ba  described by eectiotic, or legal tubdiviaiona  of aectiona, and.in unaurveyad territory the  tract applied for ahall ba tlakeii out by tha  applicant himself.  Each application muet ba accompanied  by a fee ol ��} which will bo refunded If  the righta applied for aro nol available, but  not otherwioe. A royalty thall bo paid on  tha merchantable output of the mine at  the rata of five cenla per ton.  Tho peraon operating the mine ahall fur-  nleh tha Agent with awom returne account-���  inf for the full quantity of merchantable  coat mined and pay the royalty thereon. If  tho coal mining rights aro not being operated, auch returne ahould bo furnished at  laaet once a year.  Tha laaee wall include the coal mining  righta only, but the leaaee may bo permitted to purchaee whatever available aurface  righta may be coneidered nocoaaary for the  working of tha mine at the rate of $10 an  acre.  For full information application ahould  ba made to the eecrotary of the Department  of the Interior, Ottawa, or to any Agent or  Sub.Agent of Dominion Landa.  W.W.CORY,  Deputy Minialcr of the Interior.  N.B.���Unauthorised publication of thia  advertiaoment will not be paid for.  An ad. in the " Record "  is &��� hall-mark of a progressive  business.     Insist   upon  people  knowing you're there  Have you tried it  yet ?   Tried what ?  Sliptivity  Axle Grease  Good stuff  One pound tins, 15c.  Geo. Thomlinson  Harness Maker    - -     Kelowna  WILSON &H1LL  REAL ESTATE  Room 8   -   Crowley Block  We handle some of the choicest sub-divisions  in the Gty. of Kelowna. and investors can  be sure of  good returns, on their money.  Investigate our sub-division of Block 26, close to C.N.R. station  site.   Lots 40 x 139 ft.    All good level building lots, and absolutely certain to rise quickly in value.   Price $300 up, on easy  terms to suit the small investor,  Wo aro open to list City and Farm Property.  mmmmm��  A Job will  Always Look Better  For Being Dane WELL  i i ��� SB.    |> W W       ���ea**a���F     '1 ' I  We have every facility for doing  Job Printing  Htdf.Tone Work  Rush Jobs of all kinds  RECORD OFFICE  Mrs. M. Wilson has been the  guest of Mrs. Syd. Edwards for  the past week.  Mr. H. Evans, foreman on the  Rainbow ranch, returned to his  duties a few days ago after spending some three months at his old  home in the south of England.  Mr. Snell has taken over the  car.: of the Chatlerton property  during the absence of Mrs. Chatlerton and her brother, Mr. T.  Waters, who have gone down to  the coast.  Mr. and Mrs. F. Waller came  down from Woods Lake where  Mr. Waller has been engaged al  carpenter work all fall, and are  staying with Mr. and Mrs. E. McCarthy.  The parly consisting of Messrs.  Gay, Jones, Bready and Whipple  succeeded in laying low five deer  after a hunt of some seven oi  eight daya duration around thr  headwaters of Woods Creek.  We are indeed enjoying a more  than usually mild winter to date.  There ia only about two inches of  snow on the ground and little or  no frost in the ground away from  the beaten roads. We cannot kick  at such weather as this, though  most of us would like to see  enough snow to make good sleighing over Yuletide.  Johnson 6t Caswell's logging  camp is now in full blast up the  mountain on the Lewis pre-emption. A large force of men are  now employed felling and skid  ding the timber. The two-mile  sleigh road from the seat of the  logging operations to the head of  ground chute has been completed  and within a few days now hauling will commence. There is already from six inches to a foot of  snow in the woods.  The tracks of a cougar across the  main road near the reserve caused  a little excitement in the district a  few days ago. The tracks headed  up through the Duck Lake Fruit-  lands Co. orchard and on through  the timber to the divide above  Okanagan Lake. Some of the  aborigines from the reserve got out  on the tracks but were not successful in capturing this specimen of  the North American mountain lion  J, Davidson has started up his  camp on the east side of Woods  Lake and is busy constructing a  log chute from a point near the  Johnson it Carswell ground chute  to the bank above Woods Lake.  He expects to have the chute completed this week and as soon as  snow permits start logs down  chute and over the bank into the  lake below.  The government bridge gang  under the supervision of Mr. C. M.  Watt, have constructed a good substantial bridge across the creek  running between Duck and Woods  Lakes at the old Swalwell ford.  Two rock-filled ends were built  upon the right and left banks of  creek with six 30-foot stringers  resting on them and on top of  these a covering of 3-inch fir  planks 16 feet long is laid. A railing of fir poles has been placed  on each side of the bridge and  stone walls built on up stream  aide to protect cribs. Rock-filled  approaches with a covering of  earth were made on each end of  the bridge.  Great  Clearance Sale  of Millinery  Miss HARTIN  has a very large stock of all new  Stylish, Up-to-Date Millinery which  must be sold before the first of the  new year.  Just a sample of the Reductions  we are making |- ���  $15.00 Hats for $9.50  12.00     ��� ���    6.50  10.00     ��� ���    5.50  8.50    ��� ���    5.00  Two only large Black Beavers  Regular $8.50 for $5.00  Two only large Black Beavers  Regular $6.50 for $4.50  Three only large Black Beavers  Regular $4.70 for $3.25  HID SLANG  Some Queer Words t'sed by Undergraduates iVIilrli are Bewilder,  lag to tlie Freshman When  He First "Goes Up".  Oxford University has s Jargon of  Its own, which la i .u ilj culled from  the lame kind of Hung used In the  public schools t>t England. Some of  the exyresalona ure rather bewildering lo lhe freshman when ho first  "foes up" to the University.  Study, nodal life, uud sport eaoh  havs their peculiar expressions.  The first examination to be passed  le Hesponslons, called "Smalls." Ths  examinations ure called "Schools"  because they lake place lu the Examination Schools. After "Smalls"  comes the Divinity examination,  which all must pass. Ths undergraduate tails It "dlvvers." Then  oomes Moderations ��� called "Mods,"  aad the final examination tor the  B.A. degree called "Greats."' Lectures  lo preparation for these examinations  art called "lekkers." If at the end  ot any term a student la not taking  a public examination he has a college  examination Collections, or "Uol-  lekars."  A man who is reading Chemistry is '  oalled s "Stinks" man. If he Is attending Mathematics lectures be will  bo a "Maths" man. Tho tutors are  called "Pons."  Ia bis social life, too, the Oxford  man haa his pot expressions. Breakfast Is a favourite meal for the display of hospitality. "Come to 'brekker' with me," u "second year" man  will say to ths "fresher." The  manservant who brings up tbe breakfast, makes the beds, cleans out the  rooms, etc., Is called a "scout."  Breakfast, luii'ii, and tea are taken  ln a man's rooms, dinner Is taken In  "Hall." The bill for dinners Is called  "battels."  Au average man's day put Into  Oxford Jargon-would run something  like this:���  Get up and "keep a chapel," services being held every morning and  evening. After "brekker" go to "lekkers." In tlie ufturnoon go and be  "tubbed' or take part in a football  "squuah.' He will, perhaps, tuke tea  In the college Junior Common Room,  or, familiarly, "J. C. R." At soven  "Hall," after which he will read,  having first, perhaps, "sported his  oak" or closed his outer door to kevp  away intruders.  Sale Starting SATURDAY, December 14  COSTLY SPITE  The most expensive set of damage  ever committed by a railway worker  was lhat of iui llulliin navvy employed In the construction uf a tunnel through one of Hie mountains ln  the Block Potest. Having a grudge  against his foreman, tie succeeded one  night ln altering the position of tbs  stakes which murked the course of  the work. The excavators were working upon the tunnel ill two sections,  one frpm lhe north uud olio frum ti\e  south. Owing to the Bhlftlug of the  stakes the sections. Instead of being  directed to tlie same point, were  found to he twenty-six feet apart  when Ihey reached tlie middle of lbs  mountain. The northern halt of tho  tunnel had, therefore, lo be entirely  reconstructed, at u cost of $875,000,  KING k FARMER  King George le a monarch who does  not scorn to make money by sidelines. Prom his model tunes at Windsor, Balmoral, and Sundrlughum be  dorlves a huudsomu revenue, and  maintains a herd of severul hundred  superb cattle, which take prises at  agricultural shows ull over the country. His Majesty Is also keeping up  ths late King ICdwurd's horse-breeding establishment of Sundrlngham,  where, In addition lo racehorses, he  raised hackneys, coach-horses oer-  rlage-horses, und hunlers.  MOMCV FROM INVENTIONS  Mauy of. ths scions of Europe's  reigning houses ure lu receipt of big  sums from Inventions for which they  have been  responsible.  The reigning Urand Duke of Oldenburg, for example, bus Invented a  form of propeller which most of ths  Uerman warships and liners use. A  colar-stud, which Is selling ln hundreds of thousands, hss been Invented by tbe Uerman Crown Prince. And  oue of the most up-to-date aeroplanes Is Hie Invention of the Urand  Duke of Hesse.  F  Sir 'ihumus Upton si a dinner la  Ohicago praised Canada's bigness.  "1 once heard," he sold, "s Susknt-  r I,,���>���. mii runner talk about the big  farms the)- have up there.  " 'We have some sizable farms,' hs  said, thoughtfully. 'Yes, sir; pretty  slxuble. 'I've seen a man on one of  our big farms start out iu tbe spring  and plow a straight furrow till fall.  Then he turned around and harvested  buck.'  "'Wonderful,' said I.  " 'On our Saskatchewan farms,' he  went ou, 'It's thc usual thing to send  young married couples out to milk  tlie cows. Their children bring home  Hie milk.'  " 'Wonderful,' I repeated.  " 'Ouce.' he said, 'I saw a Saskatchewan fanner's family prostrated  with grief. The women ware weeping, Ihe dogs were barking, the  children were squalling, and ths teara  streamed dowu the man's face as he  got Into his twsnty-tnule team and  diovo off."  'Where was he golngT' sslii I.  " 'He was going half way serosa  the farm to feed the pigs,' said ths  Saskatchewan   farmer.  '"Did he ever get back?' I asked.  "It ain't time for htm yet,' was  the reply.'"  OPERA HOUSE  SATURDAY, December 21  ������^��.        ' ��� ���*������������  Special Engagement of  The Summerland Players in  David Garrick  A Costume Play of 1742 by T. W. ROBERTSON  This is positively one of the finest productions ever staged by  this popular company  Admission 75c.     Reserved Seats $1  Children 50c.  Seats on  Sale  at  Crawford's Stationery Store  OPERA HOUSE  SATURDAY, Dec. 28, '12  The Pan-American  Male Octette  & Double Quartette  The foremost colored male singing party before  the public to-day  Reproductions of Happy Days in  the South  Music, Readings and Humorous Sketches  Banjo and Violin  Solos  General Admission, 50c.  Reserved Seats, 75c. and $1.00  Special Holiday Matinee  for the kiddies (large or small)  Kiddies, 1 Oc.       -       Big Folks, 25c.  Its a Good Entertainment  Duncan Says So! The Orchard City Record  Thursday, December 19  ��� ���'.���,���'- *��'���-   . v < .[.'..      I      |       |4|   "j, !3?5 f  :: 'I1"- fig   ���    ������ fill  rrs^ c5 ? c-T-'t���r  YOU me counling llie days lo the Merry Christmas. You are also racking your brains to find the  best way to make it a cooking event that will bring  praise Irom your family and friends.  This Store will aid you  All lhe latest dainties ar<- carried in stock���lhe  finesl materials to make lhat delicious plum  pudding, thai appetizing mince pie, and all the  other delights of lhe season,  A Fnw Holiday Specials:  Choice Mixed Nuts, fresh stock  Choice Figs and Dates  Japanese and Naval Oranges  Choice Malaga Grapes and Raisins  DUE BY EXPRESS SUNDAY:  |   Fresh Oysters, Brussels Sprouts, Green Parsley, Lettuce,  ,7j;inanas  Phone us and we will reserve you some.  Gt-l llie Habit, go to  woFPixm/  THE STORE OFPLEN:  'Phone - 35  r ��� ���-����� ra* uacrsxa.ni  [ WANTED! 1  '/ Cents per word. First insertion and  1 Cent per word each subsequent  insertion, minimum 25 ents.  POSTS FOR SALE  Fir,, cedar  and   tamarac  posts. Price  (delivered) quoted on application. Apply  Bouvette & Meuser, P.O. Box 448. 2-9  FIR WOOD FOR SALE  Also  Cottonwood.     Delivered.    Apply  Bouvelte & Brown, Box 448. 43tf  FIR FENCE POSTS FOR SALE  Apply Catlier, Kelowna.    'Phone B4.  3-5  FOR SALE  Five well-bred White Wyandotte cockerels. Apply McKillican, Glenn Ave.    4-5  YOUNG MAN  (experienced) desires position as Grocery  Clerk.   Box F, "Record " office.        4tf  FOR SALE  Fresh Milk Cow.     Apply   Cather, Kelowna.   'Phone B4 4-6  PRUNING"  The  above   work   undertaken  by contract or by the day.     Apply   H.   G.,  Box  134. Kelowna. 4-7  PASTURAGE  Cattle or  horses well fed and cared for  by South Kelowna Land Co.   Apply R. S.  I iitl], Mission Ranch. 4-7  SECOND HAND STORE  Snaps this week ONLY  1 solid Oak Sideboord ;   I oak Hall Stand ;  2 12-bore Shot Guns ;    I   Buggy, in good  condition.     Wll sell at   a   sacrifice.  Inspection Invited.  Compare our Prices  D. A. CAMERON  Painter        Paperhanger  Apply  Above the " Record " Office  Frank Mitchell  (from England)  Contractor for Plastering  and  Non-smoking  Fire Places  Apply Royal Hotel  Gloves  THE PEOPLE'S STORE  1 leadquarters for the Economical Buyer  Penman's  Hosiery  Space will not allow  us to mention all the  ��� lines we carry.  Christmas  Suggestions  I.el us help you lo ehdoa- gifts (or your wives,  mothers, sweethearts, and sisters. Note the following niticles and prices :  Furs  We have n very nice range of lliese in Mink, Marmot  Black Fox, etc , from $20 lo $250.  Dressing Gowns  A very useful present    colors, Blue, Grey, Red,  Cardinal, etc., from $5 to $15  Dressing Cases  These iniike beautiful presents, nnd we have a very  nice selection.    Prices from $5 to $25  Comb Sets  We are showing a beautiful line of these goods,  from 75c lo $5  Hand flags, in leather and bead work  Cushions in endless variety  Handkerchiefs, from 5c to $5  All the latest novelties in  Neckwear  Collars, Ties, jabots, etc.  New Blouses, Evening Gowns, New Underskirts, Hosiery, etc.  THOMAS LAWSON, LIMITED  Phones :      Dry Goods, 314;    Office, 143.  War in the Balkans  War in Turkey  War in Greece  What about Figs from Turkey?  What about Nuts from Sicily?  What about Currants from Greece?  What about Dates from Arabia?  What about Grapes and Raisins -  from Spain?  Well, what about them ?  Do you know that we will  eventually have to pay for  the ravages of war in the  increased cost of these as  well as a lot of other things  that we scarcely even give  a thought about, as to  where they are grown,  how they reach us, and  how the price of them is  affected by the different  events of history )  Never mind, tha war ia  on and we can't stop it,  and you can't stop using  the goods from these  countries either. Well, we  have them for you and in  the quantity and quality  you need. We won^  ���numerate them. It would  be impossible te name  them all and anyway we  want to see you at our  place of business, and then  we will show you some at  least of our  Christmas Dainties  For the Pudding, for the  Cake, for the Table, for  the Children,  FOR EVERYBODY  OPENING  Announcement  MESSRS.  CASORSO BROS.  beg to announce that they  are now open for business in  their new  Butcher Store  Best quality of fresh local  meat sold  PROMPT DELIVERIES  WATER STREET  Behind Bank of Montreal  Merry Christmas  ball  Our Friends  DALGLEISH &  HARDING  Hardware Store  The McKenzie Co.   Limited   Okanagan  Valley  Nursery  Our trees are vigorous,  well rooted, and true te  name. We have selected  our acion* and buda from  the heal bearing trees in  this valley, from the orchards that grow the prise  fruit, that got the highest  prizea at the greatest apple  ahows in the world.  We want you to knew ebout  our extra quality one-year-  old trace on two-year-old  reels. We have had 23  yearn'' esperieaee in the  nursery business and know  how,  Coma and see our stock.  Okanagan Valley Nursery  KELOWNA. B.C  J. C. STOCKWELL .  Mengr.  Support Local Industries  by purchasing  BNATCO  Cigars  for your Christmas Smoking  Locally grown and locally made-  there are no finer to be had.  At ay of the Store or Hotels  in a variety of fancy packs which make them very  attractive CHRISTMAS PRESENTS  British North American Tobacco Co.. Ltd.  KELOWNA,  B.C.


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