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 VOL IV.   NO. 17.  KELOWNA. BRITISH COLUMBIA, THURSDAY.  MAR. 21. 1912.  $1.50 Per Annum.  Meeting of  City Council  Council Petitioned for Grant  Towards New Exhibition  Building  The council held its usual meeting Monday morning, the mayor  presiding.  The following accounts were referred to the Finance Committee  for payment :-  A. E. Quinn, 4 daya on water works $12.00  McPliilips fit Wood, legal advice  on  telephone franchise.      ���       ��� 76.00  The correspondence included  an application from the Kelowna  Canning Co. for permission to have  the railway hack extended across  Cawston Ave., to connect with the  new cannery.  In discussing the matter it was  decided that while there was no  objection to the crossing being  made it would be advisable to impose some restrictions upon the  railway company as to the condition in which the street was left.  A resolution was passed giving the  required permission, but requiring  the crossing to be constructed subject to the approval of the Board  of Works.  A complaint regarding an alleged excessive amount of electric  light bill for January was received  from Mrs. E. Bailey, who considered that the meter must be to blame  as February's account was only  half the amount.  The chief engineer submitted a  report to the effect that he had  tested the meter and found it correct.  The clerk was instructed to write  Mrs. Bailey stating that the council  could not grant the rebate requested.  Messrs. Harvey & .Williams attended with a rough plan ot a subdivision which they wished to submit to the council.  A communication on tree planting from Mr. Lionel E. Taylor was  referred to the Parks Committee.  In mentioning the receipt of the  letter, (which is given in full in another page), Mayor Jones said it  was a pleasure to the council to  receive such friendly criticism, and  at the same time so many valuable  suggestions. Criticism of the council was usually very harsh and offensive, and as a rule unaccompanied by any hints of a helpful nature.  He was pleased to see one who  was comparatively a new comer  taking so much interest in the  town.  Aid. Blackwood said the adoption of such a scheme as that suggested would be a great advantage  to the city.  Aid. Sutherland discussed the  advisability of giving over the matter of planting trees along the  streets into the control of the Parks  Committee instead of leaving it  with the Board of Works.  The opinion was expressed that  before any tree planting was done  the streets should beprnperly graded and the boulevards properly  levelled and marked out, and the  soil plowed and cultivated.  The possibility of the city establishing a nursery for shade trees in  the park waa also debated.  A resolution was passed that the  Parks Committee be asked to take  up the matter ol tree planting on  the city streets.  A resolution was also passed  thanking Mr. Taylor for his Valuable paper on civic tree planting.  A deputation consisting of Mr.  Thos. Bulman and Mr. T. G. Speer  Waited on the council on behalf of  the A & T Association seeking a  grant from the city to supplement  the grant made by the Provincial  government towards a new exhibition building.  Mr. Bulman urged the necessity  . of all in the district making a special effort to work together for the  good name of Kelowna in the fruit  growing industry. He had formed  one of a deputation which had  waited upon the government a few  weeks ago on the matter of a grant  for the purpose of providing a more  efficient building for the annual exhibition and they had been successful in securing a considerable  sum. It had at first been thought  that they could put the money to  the best use by asking the city for  a site in the park and putting up a  building there. The A & T Association however had coma to  th*  conclusion that they would not be  doing justice to the country district  if they built in the park, that it  would not be wise to separate the  exhibition from the race track.  They were hoping to get $6,000.  from the government, but that was  not enough to put up the kind of ]  building they wanted. He did not  know in what condition the city's  finances,were but he did not think'  $1,000 or $2,000. could be better  spent than in helping the A & Tj  Association to erect a building  which would do credit to the city.  The question of placing the exhibition building in the park was  discussed at some length. Aid.  Blackwood stated that the objection  of the Park Committee was to the  exhibiting of live stock in the park  necessitating ugly stables and pens.  Aid. Copeland said it would be  a pity if the building could not be  in the park, as it could be used for  a variety of purposes,���such as a  gymnasium, etc. Thus instead of  being used only one week in the  year, it could be used all the year  round.  Aid. Blackwood thought it might  be possible to find room in the j  park, There was a good deal of.  vacant land there and it should be  possible to construct stables, etc.,  so as to be presentable. j  Mr. T. G Speer said that the A  & T Association would not agree  to building in the park. There was  more room in the present grounds  for their purposes.  Aid. Sutherland pointed out that  the exhidition grounds had been |  bought over by the city to help the  Association and were already costing the ratepayers about $650 a  year or with the exemption from  taxes about $900 or $1,000. _ |  Mayor Jones added that the city's  revenue was limited, and that a  heavy expenditure was expected  this year for improvements. In  view of this it was necessary to f:o  very carefully. He did not know  whether the finance c jj;mittee  would be able to make a cash grant  aa requested. If the Association  decided io build in the park and  approached the city for a site, they  might be willing to entertain it.  Mr. Bulman asked if the city  could not put through a by-law  to borrow the necessary money for  a grant and let the people turn it  down if they wished.  Aid. Sutherland suggested that  in view of the requirements of the  railway companies in the way of  land for terminals, the grounds  might be sold for sufficient to pay  back the city and still leave a good  sum to go towards a building in  the park. Mayor Jones mentionad  that he had been approached by  Major Clarke, commanding the  local B. C. Horse, for a site in the  park for a drill hall. If the city  would give the site he expected to  be able to get a grant of $8,000 or  $10,000.  Aid. Sutherland said the matter  should be first referred to the Park  Committee to report.  Mayor Jones thought they ought  to give the site if possible, as it was  an opportunity to secure a grant  for a building which would be a  great advantage to the local corps,  which they should encourage if  possible.  It was left with the park committee to report upon the application.  Aid. Taylor announced that the  Finance Committee had accepted  an offer for $19,000 of the city debentures to Messrs May and James  for $98.24 and accrued interest. A  resolution was passed confirming  this action.  Aid. Sutherland reported that  tests had been made of the faulty  generator at the power house.  The tests showed that the generator was not according to the company's guarantee, and the latter  would either have to remedy the  defect or supply a new machine.  Aid. Sutherland brought up the  matter of arrears in the Light and  Water department, and said that if  the council had no objection the  committee would instruct the clerk  to have all connections cut off  which were over two months in  arrears.  Dr. Boyce, the health officer, who  was present on another matter,  was asked for a report on the condition of Chinatown. He stated  that conditions as to cleanliness  were fairly good for this time of  the year. He had noticed the  Chinamen were all at work cleaning up. There was the question  of over-crowding of course which  he did not know how to prevent.  In some houses as many as 30 or  40 were living.  Aid. Taylor asked respecting pig-  killing by the Chinks on Sundays,  Dr. Boyce said he had not seen  any signs of pigs. No one was  allowed to keep pigs thereany way.  He thought the killing of chickens  on Sunday was a practice which  should ne stopped.  Aid. Blackwood stated that he  had sold one of the old buildings  in the park for $10. The other  was to be pulled down and burnt.  By-law No. 105, to amend the  pool-room by-law so as to prohibit  the issuing of any license for additional pool-rooms until same has  been approved by the council, was  introduced. The idea, said Aid.  Sutherland was to give the council  control over the manner in which  pool rooms were conducted. At  present anyone could rent a room,  pay his license and start a poolroom.  By-law No. 106 was also read' a  first time, amending the Building  by-law to include with livery stables  feed, sale or veterinary stables  and also regulating the amount of  explosives, coal oil, or gasoline  which could be stored in the fire-  limits.  In this connection it was suggested that the latter restriction should  be extended to include loose hay  and lumber.  By-law 103 in reference to payment of scavenging fees was reconsidered and finally passed.  Mention was made of the number of shacks which were going up  without chimneys, and it was decided to instruct the police to get  after offenders.  Aid. Taylor asked if anything  had been done respecting a sewerage system. The question of street  grading largely hinged upon the  council's decision in the nutter. It  was decided to hold a committee  meeting at an early date.  The meeting then adjourned.  The Hon. Price Ellison arrived  in town this afternoon with engineers of the C. N. R��� who are looking around the district as a prelim-  ary to location of the terminals.  Mr. Ellison will be again in town  on Friday, March 29th, arriving by  the afternoon boat, to take into  consideration certain questions of  local interest.  Socalist Candidate to  Speak on Friday  .A public meeting is to be held  on Friday night next at 8 p.m. in  Raymer's Small Hall in support of  Mr. Geo.Stirling, Socialist candidate  for the Okanagan, who with the  Rev. McLeod of Summerland will  address the meeting. Mr. Alec.  McLennan will be in the chair.  Ladies are specially invited.  The annual meeting of the Kelowna Tennis Club will be held on  the 28th of March at 8.30 p.m. at  Dr. Huycke's.  Mr. McDonald's boys of the public school beat a team of country  boys at baseball Saturday last by  16 runs to 13.  The regular meeting of the Kel  owna Study Club will be held at  the home of Mrs. J. W. Davidson  on Thursday March 28th at 8 p.m.  The study of the evening will be  Canadian poets and their verse  and the roll call will be answered  by quotations therefrom. All women are invited to become members and attend.  Miss. M. Hartin wishes to an  nounce her millinery opening, Friday and Saturday, March 22 and  23. A large display of the newest spring styles will be on view.  It may be mentioned that Miss  Hartin has been fortunate enough  to secure one of Vancouver's lead  ing milliners in the person of Miss  Emprey.  The annual convention of the  Okanagan District Sunday School  Association will be held in Kelowna on Tuesday and Wednssday  April 2nd and 3rd, instead of the  17th and 18th as was erroneously  announced last week. Delegates  will be present from all parts of  the valley and a splendid programme has been prepared. Several specialists will take part in the  programme and a very successful  convention is anticipated.  Constable Shot by Hold-up Man  Men Arrested for Mission Store Robbery Shoot Constable on  Boat and Escape   -   Recaptured at Wilson's Landing  After Exciting Chase  A series of crimes rivalling in  dramatic interest the western tales  of Bret Harte has roused the people  of the district to an unusual pitch  of excitement during the present  week. Robbery and what may  yet prove murder are the charges  against the two desperadoes who  lie manacled and clo ely guarded  in the Kelowna lock-up.  Stories of a hold-up at the South  Okanagan store and escape of the  robber were handed around in  town Sunday last, but no one  thought the sequel would be the  terrible crime which was revealed  on the arrival of the s.s. Okanagan  at Kelowna on Tuesday morning,  when Provincial Constable Ashton  of Penticton was discovered in one  of the staterooms shot through the  head, and the prisoners Wilson  and James whom he was bringing,  up to Kelowna on the charge of  being concerned in the aforesaid  robbery, escaped.  Details of the robbery which  occurred Saturday night last at the  store of Messrs Taylor and Chater,  of South Okanagan, are told as  follows.  It was about 9 p.m., when the  only persons present in the store  were Messrs. F. D. Taylor, F. Small  and Randall, that the "hold-up  artist" entered. The " Bret Harte"  atmosphere was well sustained by  his having a wrap tied around his  head, so as lo conceal entirely the  lower part of his face, and by his  salutation to those present, " put  up your hands." This injunction  being accompanied by the presentation of a Colts revolver at  their heads, was promptly obeyed  and the assailant then turned his  attention to the safe, which he  rifled of its contents. Fortunately,  however, there was but little cash  to reward his efforts, the chief part  of the valuables being cheques.  However, he managed to possess  himself of between ten and fifteen  dollars in cash.  Meanwhile Randall seized an  opportunity to escape and made  oS to the Bellevue Hotel, being  followed by an ineffective shot  from the revolver. Arrived at the  hotel, he communicated his startling intelligence to the inmates, and  when they had recovered from  their first spasm of incredulity, a  number started off to the scene of  action armed with weapons varying from Winchesters to golf clubs.  However, the stranger had managed to make good his retreat by  this time, and search in the darkness proved unavailing. A telephone message waa sent to the  police at Kelowna, but elicited the  response that nothing could be  done that night. On Sunday morning 'he search was again resumed,  and it was thought probable that  the assailant had crossed the lake  with his booty.  Enquiries were instituted by  Provincial Constable Tooth, and  the wires got busy as soon as possible in all directions. From the  description given by the victims of  the i obbery, suspicion 'ell upon a  man named Walter 'i. James, a  tough character who had been  staying at the Royal Hotel for  some days and who had been  known to go out to South Okanagan Saturday afternoon. On  Monday the news came from Penticton that this man along with  another man named Wilson had  been arrested by constable Ashton  in the hotel there.  On Tuesday morning constable  Ashton started with his prisoners  for Kelowna, taking them into the  stateroom with him handcuffed  together. It was on the way up  that the most terrible part of the  business happened. All unsuspected by the passengers on the boat,  the prisoners managed to gain  their freedom, the unfortunate constable being silenced by a shot  through the head from a small  pistol which it is alleged James was  in the habit of carrying secreted  under his left arm and which had  been missed when the men were  searched. No one seems to have  heard the shot or if they did, did  not suspect the cause. It is supposed that the men then cut open  the constable's grip and  getting  possession of the keys removed  their shackles, getting ashore when  the boat reached Peachland.  It waa when nearing Gellatly's  that one of the stewards, suspecting something wrong, opened the  stateroom door and was horrified  tu find constable Ashton lyii.g unconscious with a bullet wound  through his forehead. News of the  tragedy was communicated over  the 'phone from Gellatly's to constable Tooth who met the boat and  had the injured man conveyed to  the hospital.  Steps were then taken to recapture the perpetrators of the outrage. A reward was offered for  their capture, dead or alive, and  constable Tooth hurried around  organizing posses of armed men,  hastily sworn in as special constables, and despatched across the  lake in all directions. Telephone  and telegraph wi.es were kept  busy and in a short time every  trail and avenue of escape was  guarded. Volunteers were plentiful, and for a time the keenest  excitement prevailed. It was not  expected that the men would escape  but it was feared that there might  be further bloodshed before they  were taken. In the early hours of  Wednesday morning word was  received that the men had been  seen going north towards Nahun  and a further posse of men was  hastily raised and despatched in  that direction.  The capture was eventually  effected more easily than anticipated. On Wednesday afternoon,  between two and three o'clock,  Mr. R. D. Ramsey, of Wilson's  Landing, who had been sworn in  by Mr. R. H. Parkinson, J.P.,  noticed two men sitting on a log,  and thinking they answered the  description given him, slipped  away and told P. H. L. Seeley.  Together they returned armed with  rifles and confronted the two men  whom they covered. At the command " Hands up I " James made  a movement to his revolver but on  being sharply warned dropped the  weapon. The pair were then  marched to Mr. Seeley's place,  where, with the help of A. W. Lee,  they were pinioned and searched,  afterwards being marched to the  wharf and put on board the s.s.  "Okanagan." There they were  tied to a post in the bow and so  brought to Kelowna.  There was a stir amongst the  crowd on the wharf when it became known that the men were on  board, each struggling to catch a  glimpse of the captives. They  were searched by constable Sutherland, and the pistol holster found  as suspected under James' left arm.  The crowd followed behind as the  prisoners passed up main street  held by constable Sutherland and  guarded by Messrs. Seeley and  Ramsey with rifles.  The preliminary hearing was  commenced this afternoon on the  arrival of Inspector of Provincial  Police Smith, of Vancouver. Chief  Constable Routh, of Vernon was  also present, the presiding magistrate being Dr. Boyce.  The men were first charged with  escaping from lawful custody, but  were remanded pending the arrival  of witnesses from Penticton. James  was then charged with the robbery  at South Oanagan, and committed  for trial on this count. The hearing on the more serious charges  will be resumed tomorrow.  James, "��ho appears to be the  more desperate character of the  two, has preserved a callous indifference throughout, but Wilson  gave signs of weakening. Jamea  is well known around town, having  worked for various camps in the  neighborhood, Many facta have  come to light indicating his criminal tendencies. He is supposed  to be a deserter from the U. S.  army. It was largely due to the  energies of special constable G.  Hill, who had watched his mov  ments during the past week, that  he was traced and identified will  the hold-up. Hill discovered from  a former companion of James' of  the latter's habit of carrying a  pistol in his coat sleeve, and there  is no doubt that further trouble was  Board of Trade  Monthly Meeting  The monthly meeting of the  Board of Trade was held Tuesday  day last, the principal business being the election of committees,  which were as follows:  Publicity Committee : Messrs. F.  S. Coates, Pangman and Leckie.  Agricultural Committee: Messrs.  T. G. Speer. M. Hereron and R.  S. Hall.  A committee consisting of Messrs  Sutherland, Pitcairn, Rees and  Pooley, was also appointed to take  in hand arrangements connected  with the Irrigation Convention to  be held here in August.  A resolution was passed on the  motion of Mr. G. C. Rose favoring  the advancing of local lime one  hour from April Ist to August 31st.  Mr. Rose spoke at some length on  this scheme, which would give an  extra hour of day light to those engaged at indoor occupations.  The secretary was instructed to  write the C. P. R. urging them to  proceed with the extension of I hell  telegraph line to Kelowna.  A resolution was also passed that  the Agricultural Committee enquire  into the advisability of placing the  new agricultural building for which  a government grant had been made  in the public park.  New members elected were  Messrs. E. E. Hankinson and A.W.  Bowser.  Watered His Whiskey  There seems to be a growing  tendency for the drunks of the  town to take to the water. A similar accident to that of last week  happened Tuesday as the ferry  was leaving for West Bank. A  bibulous individual stepped from  the wharf, intending, of course, to  hit the boat. But he didn't,���it  wasn't there. So he dropped into  deep water. His friend, who had  before managed to get aboard, at  once became anxious for his safety  and leaned over the side in an  effort to reach him. But alas I he  leaned too far, Hnd cast in his lot  with the one he was trying to save.  The pair was eventually fished out  but the whiskey they had drunk  must have been considerably diluted before that was accomplished.  East Kelowna News  (From our own correspondent)  Mr. J. T. Pierce has begun to  enlarge the post office and has  already made several improvements in that direction.  Mr. Geo. Allen has disposed of  some of his lower bench orchard  land, receiving the very good price  of $500 per acre.  The Rev. McLeod, of Sumn er-  land, will address the Kelowna  Brotherhood at the Baptist church  next Sunday afternoon, at 3.30.  Mrs. W. E. Adams returned to-  day from her visit east.  The result of the voting at the  Kelowna Methodist church on the  matter of church union is as follows.  Quarterly Official Board, 17 for j I  against. Vote of members, 72 for;  I against (returns not yet quite  complete.  Birth  FROST.-On Sunday, March 17,  to the wife of John Frost,'a son.  saved by the fact that this knowledge was communicated beforehand to his captors who searched  and found the weapon there.  It is a matter for congratulation  that such an apparently dangerous  criminal has been secured, and  the police and Messrs. Ramsey and  Seeley especially are to be commended on their smart capture.  Prisoners Make  Full Confession  Full confession has been extracted from the two men just as we go  to press. James shot the constable  and compelled Wilson to escape  with him. James also confessed  to holding up the store.  I The Orchard Cftij Record.  Thursday, Mar. 21  The Kelotona Land  and Orchard Co,  LIMITED.  We have the following First-class Nursery Stock yet for  sale to prompt orders:���  APPLES  CHERRIES  At $25.00 per 100 At $35.00 per 100  Wagner,  Wealthy,  Jonathan,  Spitzenberg,  Northern Spy  Mcintosh Red,  Grimes Golden,  Newtown Pippin  Cox's Orange  Pippin  CRABS  Black Republican,  Black Tartarian,  Royal Anne,  Lambert,  Bing.  PLUMS  Hyslop, At $25.00 per 100  Florence. Tragedy.  PEARS  At $40.00 per 100    Doyenne du Cornice  'Phone H2 or write  THE  PRIEST'S ORCHARD  P.O. Box 209 KELOWNA, B.C.  Paint!  Paint!  Just arrived, our spring car of  Stephens House Paint  ���        Shingle Stains  ���        Floor Paint  ���        Floor Stain  ���        SilkstoneFlat Wall Finish  Berry Bros.' Liquid Floor Finish, Ala-  bastine, Burlaps, Raw & Boiled Oils,  etc., &tc.  THE MORRISON-THOMPSON  HARDWARE Co., Ltd,  Furnace  and   Hot-Water Heating a Speciality.  Coal!  Coal!!  Real Pensylvania Hard - $17.50 per ton  Nicola Coal (Lump) - $10.00 per ton  Wellington     -     -     -   $13.00 per ton  W. HAUG  KELOWNA, B.C.    -    ^t"  Just About Now is the Right Time  to call in and renew your subscription to the " Record."  Town and Country  J. A. Coryell left this week for  the Mission to commence the survey of the Lequime Townsite on  Okanagan Lake.- Vernon News,  (20 years ago.)  Geo. Davis, who for several years  has been located at Vernon, and  while there was leading clarionet  player in the Vernon Fire Brigade  Band, has been in Enderby the  past few days looking into a business proposition he expects to take  over. Mr. Davis hns many friends  in ttiia section who would be  pleased to see him locate here.  ��� Enderby Press.  The Rev. A. W. K. Herdman  announced last Sabbath that he  would preach his farewell sermon  at Benvoulin on 31st inst, and  next Sunday evening at Kelowna.  Miss Miller of the Public school  gave an exceedingly interesting  add.ess on New Orleans at the  Young People's Society of Knox  church last Monday evening.  Armand Mornac, a Frenchman,  i living at the Mission was fined $50  and three months suspended sen-  ! tence Tuesday last for pilfering  j tobacco   and   other  articles   from  Lequime's store. A smart sentence  I or two   will   probably    have   the  effect of stopping this miserable  i practice which has become all too  ; common lately.  Aid. R. A. Copeland was a visitor to Penticton   last   weekend   re-  | turning Monday.  | Government men are busy this  j week on the Ferry wharf which is  j to he considerably enlarged und  made so that teams can drive on  and turn, a thing which was impossible before. The trade with  the other side of the lake ia fast increasing, and it is time the wharf  was put in better shape.  Ml. and Mrs. D. Lloyd-Jones  came down on the boat Saturday  on their return from an extensive  tour of Eastern Canada and the  States. There was a large number  of friends on the wharf to welcome  them.  Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Ashbridge  and family returned Saturday from  their u ual winter's stay in Toronto.  Saturday seems particularly to  have been a day for the return of  wanderers abroad, and amongst  them was Mr. A. W. Hamilton who  has been on an extended trip to  the north of Ireland. Mr. Hamilton did not return alone but was  accompanied by his newly-made  bride, and congratulations were  showered upon him from all sides.  Here's health and a long life ol  happiness to the pair 1  Mr. S. V. Bray was a visitor to  Armstrong last week, returning  Saturday.  Dr. Knox is back again this week  we are glad to see, but looking  considerably the worse for his recent illness and not yet well enough  to undertake all his regular duties.  W. B. M. Calder is closing up  his Bale during the next few days,  having to be out of the premises  bv the end of the month. Fixtures  and everything are to be sold as it  is doubtful whether Mr, Calder will  continue business, it being apparently impossible to obtain a store  in town. We have heard of several merchants during the last  month or two who would have  located here but for this very reason.  Miss Kathleen Crowley was the  winner of the Dot Guessing Contest at " Dreamland " matinee last  Saturday afternoon. This contest  is always very popular with  " Dreamland's " young patrons.  ! he Latest in Hobble Skirts "  is one of the most laughable comedies you have seen for a long  time. See it at Dreamland on  Friday and Saturday.  You can say goodbye to constipation  with a clear conscience if you use Cham,  berlain's Tablets. Many have been permanently cured by their use. For sale by  all dealers.  EASTER GIFTS  Crosses, Neck Chains, Links,  Sewing Sets, Petri Risgi and  Broschei, 6tc.  Our new and artistic solid gold  waist seta are especially attractive  eslf./cwna..  X*  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  I. Harvey, B.A.. Sc��� C.E.. D.L.S., B.C.I..S..  and B.C.L.S.  CHARLES   HARVEY,  CIVIL ENGINEER and   LAND  SURVEYOR.  Kelowna,    B. C,  Phone 147. P.O. Boa 231  RICHARD H. PARKINSON  BRITISH COLUMBIA LAND  SURVEYOR. '  CIVIL ENClNEER  P.O. BOX 137 KELOWNA  Dr. J. W. Nelson Shepherd  DENTIST  Corner Peneozi Street and  Lawrence Avenue.  COLLETT BROS.  LIVERY AND DRAY  Horses bought and sold on commission. Dray meets all C.P.R.  boats. All kinds of heavy team  work. 'Phone 20.  JOHN CURTS  CONTRACTOR a BUILDER  Plans and Specifications Prepared  nnd estimates given for public Buihl-  irigs.Tov.'n and Country Residences  JOHN CURTS, KELOWNA  PHONE No. 93  W. T. ASHBRIDGE  CIVIL ENClNEER  A..oc. M.m. Can. Sac. C. E       Gr.rju.l. Toronto  University  W.l.nvorlt. .ml Sevr.r.i. Sv.tcrna, Pumpirta and1  Lrarrting Plsnta, Concrsts Con.  struclion, etc.  KELOWNA. B. C.  PIANOFORTE  MR.   HAROLD  TOD   BOYD  Kx.iibitior.ai Royal College  of   Muaic, and lataly  wilh Kindrick Pjrna, Mus. Doc, Organist of th  Cathedral. Manchester. Eng.,  RECEIVES   PUPILS  At tha Studio, Trench  Block, Kelowna.  Muaic  of  every  description   supplied.  New term begins September.        P.O Boi4J7.  20 th Century Shoe  Repairing Shop  BERNARD AVENUE  Boots and Shoes Repaired  Quickly and Properly  Wear Rubber Heels to prevent  slipping on icy sidewalks  PUT ON WHILE YOU WAIT  J. M. CROFT  Bootmaker.  All kinds of' Repairs  BERNARD AVENUE,  KELOWNA.  DAVIES & MATHIE  Ladies' and  Gents' Tailors  PENDOZI STREET  Repairing and Pressing  promptly attended to.  ..   THE   ..  Royal Bank of Canada  Statement to the Dominion Government showing Condition of  the Bank on February 29th, 1912.  LIABILITIES  Capital Paid Up  $7,361,220.00  Reserve Fund  8,277,342.00  Undivided Profits  401,480. 6  Notes in Circulation  6,298,759.44  Deposits  87,623,228.80   '  Due to other Banks  1.105,416.37  $lTj.06M47.l7  ASSETS  Cash on Hand and in Banks       23,228,157.68  Government and Municipal Securities         1,946,837.49  Railway and other Bonds. Debentures & Stocks       9,905,362.48  Call Loans in Canada          5,237,337.09  Call Loans, elsewhere than in Canada        6,761,081.17  Deposit with Dominion Government (or security  of Note Circulation  310,000.00  $46,498,775.91  Loans and Discounts      61,958,390.04  Bank Premises          2.610.281.22  $111,067,447.17  Safety Deposit Boies for Rant.  Kelowna Branch: H. F. REES. Man.  Vernon Branch i H. A. BUTCHART. Man.  The Business Man Who Does Not Advertise  is like the merchant without a store  window. He may have the best of  goods, and the most reasonable scale of  prices, but he must let the people know  it���and, moreover, keep the fact constantly before them. A good well-written  advertisement is a portable shop window.  P. BURNS & Co., Ltd.  Wholesale and Retail  MEAT MERCHANTS  Fresh Meat  Daily  Full supply of Hams and Bacon  Fresh Fish in season  W. LUDLOW, Manager  KELOWNA  Phone 135  GREAT WEST  WOVEN FENCING  Have You ordered Yours?  CREOSOTE  Solution  for  FENCE  POSTS  Prevents Decay; also preserves barns, shingle  roofs and all rough woodwork.   Gives a rich  brown  color.    Don't cost much.  All kinds Fencing Materials   Woven Wire, Barbed Wire, Plain Twitted  Wire, Coiled Spriif Steel Wire, Braes Wire, Staples, 4c,at the right prices  A. E. CLARKE, Rutland, B.C.  "A word to the wise is sufficient."  Try  an Advertisement in the, " Record " juet to  ensure perfect business running and a safe revenue SUPPLEMENT to the ORCHARD CITY RECORD, March 21, 1912  Visit of Premier McBride  and Attorney-General Bowser  Enthusiastic Reception to Government Leaders - Large Crowd  Attend Afternoon Meeting in Opera House  Kelowna was astir Monday afternoon to welcome the Premier of  British Columbia, the Hon. Richard  McBride.and the Attornev-General,  the Hon. W, J. Bowser, who were  touring the interior invoking the  support of the electors for the  government and its policy of railroad development. The distinguished visitors were accompanied  by the Hon. Price Ellison and a  number of the leading Conservative  supporters of the valley.  The day originally fixed for the  visit was Tuesday, but this had  been changed to the previous day  to fit in with an alteration in the way policy,  itinerary for which the s.s. " Aberdeen" had been specially chartered.  The party were met at the wharf  by the mayor, Mr. J. W. Jones, who  is also president of the Conservative Association, Mr. R. F. Morrison, the secretary, Mr. H. W.  Raymer, and others.  Stepping into Mr. A. W. Dal-  gleish'a automobile, Premier McBride and Mr.Bowser.accompanied  by the mayor were taken for a  hasty spin around the city, including a visit to Kelowna'a palatial  courthouse. Time, however, was  short, and the party repaired to the  Opera House, where a public  meeting wns to be held.  The large hall was crowded, one  part being reserved fo. the school  children who were given a holiday  in honor of the occasion.  The chair was taken by his  Worship the Mayor, who in introducing the speakers drew attention  to the wonderful era of prosperity  upon which the province in general  and the Okanagan in particular had  entered, due in no small measure  to the wise administration of the  McBride government. He drew the  premier's attention to several important facts in connection with  the growing importance of Kelowna as a centre of the fruit industry,  and to the large amount of development work which was going on  in the district.  On rising to speak the premier  was greeted with demonstrations of  approval from all sides.  He   expressed  pleasure  at  the  size  of  the audience, and regret  that the campaign of 1909 did not  provide an opportunity of visiting  Kelowna  to  discuss the issues of  that election.    This was  caused,  however, by a mishap on the trip  from  Keremeos, and  they  found  when they reached Kelowna that  it  waa  too  late.   In the future it  would be an easier matter to reach  the town because of an impending  change in the manner of travelling  that   would   come   before   many  months had passed.  In the present trip he had found  on all sides a very marked  feeling  in favor of their administration, and  if there had been any hesitancy as  to the desirability of  the govern.  ment railway policy in   1909, the  second instalment  of that  policy  had been received in such a man  ner that undoubtedly informed the  government that what it   had  at  tempted in this line of development  was well designed  in the general  interests of B.C.  Speaking  on   local   matters   he  said  it  was  quite  right  that the  mayor should make pointed remarks about the government buildings in the town.   He was doing  his duty as mayor of the town to  keep to the front the requirements  of Kelowna.   They had just made  an extended trip to the government  building  up  the  road  (laughter),  and  he confessed  that it was  surprise  to  him  to  find   such   a  structure.     There   was   certainly  room  for  improvement.   But   he  would like to point out  that as a  result of the development of trans.  portation facilities the district waa  bound  to grow in importance to  such  an  extent   within   the  next  three years that any building erected  now would be entirely inadequate at the end of that time.  He contended that it would be  better to spend the $20,000 or so  on the roads.   He suggested that  there might be a proposal put forward shortly to act jointly with the  municipal authorities in the erection of a public building.  His remarks upon  the  question  of redistribution were but a reiteration  of  what   has   already   been  stated   in   this  connection.    The  government had decided that the  only safe course was to recast the  whole of  the electoral districts in  one bill. He regretted the disappointment which had been caused  but was satisfied   that the  same  Sood nature would prevail as when  ley were unable to reach Kelowna  during the last campaign, and that  be entirely responsible for this  change of affairs, but they had  managed the financial end of the  country's business in such a way  as to inspire confidence all over  the world.  Regarding the platform adopted  by the Liberals at their last convention, he had a word to say in  regard to the question of Women's [  Suffrage. The Liberal party had  included this in their platform, but  as they were not likely to come into power for at least twenty years,  this promise was worth nothing.!  ! He pointed out that the Conservn- j  | five Government hud pssed several measures which had increased  berties and oppoitunities of |  women, and drew special attention'  to the fact that women could now'  practice at the Bar of British Col-'  umbia. They did not think it wise I  at the present to give women tin  ! vole Perhaps if they waited about  ie able to  get it.  He did not claim that   the   Con-  the electors would not fail to return  Mr. Price Ellison as their representative.  Coming to the question of the  hour, the proposed railway developments, he said his audience  knew to what length the govern-1 |ne  ment had gone in the last thirty'  days in regard to railwuy extensions. They had pledged the credit  of the province to the extent of  $4,000,000 in return for the guarantee of the C. N. R. to extend  its  line from Kamloops to Kelownsu fi(, ,he    m   ^ b  1 Ins was only a part or the second  instalment of the government rail-  ��� i., ,        ,     , .        servative party was perfect.    They  The people of the province were,: , plain ordinary people  were never satisfied with only one | w|lQ were doi |heir bes, ,��� do  road, and especially in the last few, ||w wof|(,, had undertaken| ard  years, since the West has taken on | wrre prepared ,��� fi ht thi, e|ection  a new growth, they were rarforn L��� ,���eir wcord ���,- ,he , nine  content to put   up   with   a   single' He railed  upon   the   elec  line.     The  government had con- ;,������ Q�� |hr Okanagan, if they  wer-  sidered the question ot competition .���,,;���(-,. j . ,;,i    ,l ,,   ������ ,j   ',���        ,  .1,        ~., r    , salianed with  that   record   to   cast  very   caretu ly.     1 hey   saw   how Ll ���"_ ������, . rr ,i    li       p   cili.���  M.    .       c '.      ,     ' i.i i their votes lor the Hon. r. hlhson  anitoba, Saskatchewan  and   A -1 im-  ��� ...    i P:_-_.��   _���j   a~.:...i  i    i r      i . , i       Minister ot rinance  and   Agricut  berta had tared just so long as they j lurr  were in the grip of one line. These  provinces had made bargains with  the C. N. R. and produced a com  petitive system, which meant that  the C. P. R. in order to vie with  its new competitor had to give a  much better service. The government had considered what part  these provincial governments had  taken in bringing it about bv the  guarantee of the bonds on the  C. N. R., and felt that as several  years had gone by since this arrangement   had   been  completed  ture  The Hon. Price Ellison was called upon to speak, but he hoped  the people would excuse him as  the boat was already whistling for  their departure up the lake. He  hoped to be able to address them  upon another occasion.  Seizing a few minutes before the  party emparked, a deputation from  the Board of Trade headed by Mr.  R. B. Kerr waited on the Premier  respecting the delays in land registry business, receiving the assurance that steps were already being  that B.C might very properly and taken to remedy ,he pre9em   co|)  very safely follow the lead that  these provinces had set. There- j  fore, in their negotiations, they did  not hesitate to involve the credit I  of the province, but safeguarded  the interests of the people by a  first mortgage on the line, and  secured not only the employment  of white labor at standard wages,  but control of the rates. In Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta,  this was left in the hands of the  railway commission. He did not  question the ability of the railway  commission to control the"rates,  but thought that the people of the  province would prefer that the  government be responsible if anything was to go wrong.  The Kettle Valley Railway was  already waking up to the realization that it would have competition  and the result would be an interesting race for Kelowna. The  heads of the C.N.R. were men of  undoubted genius, and business  stability and could be depended  upon to give a first-class service.  In conclusion he referred to the  presence of the school children. It  was a pleasure to see the future  citizens of the country beginning  to take an interest in its affairs.  The Hon. W. J. Bowser dealt  chiefly with the improved financial  conditions of the province, the  growth of its revenue and increase  of confidence in the public credit.  The government did not  claim   to  dition of affairs.  The Benevolent Soriely will  meet on Thursday, March 28th at  2.30 p.m. at the home of Mrs. Jas.  Martin sr. A worthy case has  come before the notice of the  ladies of the above society, and if  any friend has a baby carriage to  give away will they please com.  municate with Mrs. Capt. Philp.  Growth of Canada's Revenue  The revenue of the Dominion  for the past eleven months of the  present fiscal year has been $120-  645,616, or three millions ahead  of the total revenue for the last  fiscal year. The revenue for the  the full vear promises to be about  $132,000,000, or fifteen millions  increase over last year. The expenditure on the consolidated fund  account for the eleven months has  been $77,000,000 and in capital  account $27,000,000. For the full  year the ordinary expenditure is  estimated at a little over $96,000,-  000, giving a surplus of about $35,-  000,000.  The February revenue totalled  eleven millions, an increase of one  and a half millions compared wilh  February last year.  Nominations for Provincial Election  Polling Thursday Next, March 28th.  Atlin   Albemi   Columbia...  Cowiclian ...  Cranbrook...  Dewdney....  Comox    Chilliwack ..  Cariboo (2)  Delta   Etquimatt..  Dr. Young (ace)   J. G.G.Wood (ace)  Geo.  Parsons   W.H. Hay ward   H. Gaven (ace)   I. H. Manson..  M. Manson .  A. Herd..  Fernie    Grand For It a   Greenwood   latanda   Kaslo   Kamloopa   Lillooet   Newcastle   Nanaimo   Nelson   New Westminster...  Okanagan   Richmond   Roasland   Revelstoke   Saanich   Slocan   Similkameen   Skeena    Victoria (4)   Vancouver (5)..  Ymir.  Yale...  A. W. Cawley (ace)  J. A. Fraser   Dr. Callahan    F. J. Mackenzie .  H. Forster  I. II. McNeish  W.\  W. Lefeaux (Soc  J. Holt  Pooley .  in. j via  I.P.S  J.McE  R. E. 1  W.R. Ross   E. Miller (ace)   Jackson   A. E. McPhillips ..  N. Mackay (ace)....  Sha"-"   : Don aK)   Dyer   A. E. Planta   W. R. McLeaa   T. Gilford   P. Ellison    Carter-Cotton lace]  I. A. Campbell   T. Taylor (ace)   D. M. Eberts   W. Hunter   A. Shatford (ace)...  W. Manson   R. McBride  H. B. Thompson  H. F. W.  F. Davey  Es<  nsen.  W.J. Bowser   H. Watson   Dr. McGuire   A. H. B. Macgowan  Charles Tiedall   J. H. Schofield .  Alex. Lucas   J. Oliver  M. R. J.  ackaon.  R. F. Leighton  S. Henderson ...  H. Shepherd...  Geo. Kennedy .  L. D. Taylor .  W.'Nobie'.'.'.'.'  Alex. Manson...  H. C. Brewster .  R. E.Elliott   R.Smith   M. Smith   Aid. Enright ...  Aid. Cameron .,  J.N. Ellis   X  J.P. MeConnell.  G, Oliver (Soc)  John Jardine  I i. R. Helmcken  W. Davidson (Soc)  J. H.Hetherington(S  E.V  . Winch  P. Williams [Soc|  J. Plaice (Soc)  A. I Ii. 1 (Soc)  H. Wright  Geo. Stirling [Soc]  G. Casey (Soc)  A. Shillon  V. Mirlgeley (Soc)  B. J. Perry  J. Relet (Soc)  S. Grerr  j. A. Macdonald (S  C. Sayera (Soc)  J. H. Henderaon (S  J. P. Lord (Soc)  R. P. 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Applications will be received up to 12  o'clock noon on Monday, 25th day of  March, 1912.  Tha charter will cover a paiiod expiring  on the 3 lit of March, 1914.  The ferry shall make two trips each way  every day, weather permitting.  The time of departure from and arrival  at Kelowna shall b�� arranged ao that con.  nection can be made with tha Canadian  Pacific Railway Company's steamers.  AppUcanta ahall give a description of  the vessel or vessels it ia proposed to use,  which must conform in all respects to the  requirements of "The Canada Shipping  Act, 1906," and amending Act.  Applicants shall state the tolls it is proposed to ask for ;  Each adult passenger.  "    child (not in arms) under 13 years.  head of cattle, horse, mule, etc.  "    calf, sheep, goat, or swine, etc.  "    vehicle with one horse and driver.  "   cart or wagon with one horse and  driver, loaded.  "    vehicle with two horses and driver  unloaded.  "   vehicle with two horses and driver  loaded.  "   parcel or 25 pounds and under.  Freight, per 100 Ib.   and   under,   non-  perishable goods.  Freight, per 100 lb. and   under,  perishable goods.  To the successful applicant the Government of British Columbia will pay  at  the  expiration of every three months of  satisfactory service the sum   of  two   hundred  and fifty dollars (250).  The Government of British Columbia  is not necessarily bound to accept any application submitted.  J. E. GRIFFITH,  Public Woiki   Engineer.  Department of Public Woiks,  Victoria, B.C., 6th March 1912.  Children are much more likely to contract the contagious diseases when they  have colds. Whooping cough, diphtheria,  scarlet fever and consumption are diseases  that are often contracted when the child  has a cold. That is why all medical  authorities say baware of colds. For the  quick cure of colds you will .find nothing  belter than Chamberlain's Cough Remedy,  It can always be depended upon and is  pleasant and safe to take. For sale by all  dealers.  SYNOPSIS OF COAL  MINING REGULATI6NS  Coal mining rights of the Dominion in  Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, the  Yukon Territory, the North-west Territories, and in a portion of the Province of  British Columbia, may be leased for a term  of twenty-one years at an annual rental of  $1 an acre. Not more than 2,560 acres will  be leased to one applicant.  Application for the lease must be made  by the applicant in person to the Agent or  Sub-Agent of the district in which the  rights applied for are situated.  In surveyed territory the land must be  described by sections, or legal subdivisions  of sections, and in unsurveyed territory the  tract applied for shall be staked out by the  applicant himself.  Each application must be accompanied  by a fee of $5 which will be refunded if  the rights applied for are not available, but  not otherwise. A royalty shall be paid on  the merchantable output of tha mine at  the rate of five cents per ton.  The person operating the mine shall furnish the Agent with sworn returns accounting for the full quantity of merchantable  coal mined and pay the royalty thereon. If  the coal mining rights ere not being operated, such returns should be furnished at  least once a year.  The lease will include the coal mining  rights only, but the lessee may be permitted to purchase whatever available surface  rights may be considered necessary for the  working of the mine at the rate of $10 an  acre.  For full information application should  be made to the secretary of the Department  of the Interior, Ottawa, or to any Agent or  Sub-Agent of Dominion Lands.  W. W. CORY.  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  N.B.���Unauthorized publication of this  advertisement will not be paid fer.  City of Kelowna  ASSESSOR WANTED  Applications for the position of City  Assessor for the year 1912 will be received  by the undersigned up to 5 p.m. on Sulur-  day, March 23rd, 1912. References and  testimonials must accompany all applications. G. H. DUNN,  City Cleik.  Kelowna, B.C., March 6th, 1912.        15-17  S. T. ELLIOTT  R. A. COPELAND  ELLIOTT &COPELAND  Real Estate and Insurance Brokers  Room 2  Crowley Block  We have some of the  Choicest Residential & Business Blocks  in the City on our lists, and amongst  them some specially good buys. Anyone  wishing   to   invest should see us  first.  We are open to list any or all kinds of city or farm property, and  will sell it at list price. There will be no adding to the price without  the consent of the owner. Come in and let us show you some of  our best properties.     If you want to make money this is your opportunity.  The Golden Moments  are Swiftly Flying  8 more days  8 more days to do your Shopping  AT  Its your last chance  to Buy, and why wait  until  Prices in  the  CALDER'S  Profits  Thrown to the Winds  8 more days  You are masters of  the Situation and dictators of Prices.  We cut and cut again  until  Prices  in  the .O   4   Y   T*i  towngobacktotheir      "GET     OUT    QUICK"      SALE  original mark ?  Get in this Grand Wind-up ==========  In a word these Eight Days will be  a fitting climax, which will add triumph  to this, Greatest of Sales.  EVERYTHING REDUCED  FAST   AND   FURIOUS   SELLING  NOTHING RESERVED  FOR   THE   LAST   EIGHT   DAYS  We Need You  Terms    -    CASH  The Kelowna Outfitting Store  W. B. M. CALDER, Prop.  We Want You  No Goods sent on approbation The Orchard City Record.  Thursday, Mar. 21  THE ORCHARD CITY RECORD  Published every Thursday at the Office,  Kelowna. B. C.  JOHX LEATULEY. Editor and Proprietor.  Subscription $ 1.50 per annum.  lo United Slates $2.00 per annum,  Advertising atet upon application.  System in Municipal  Tree Planting  Interesting    Letter   I* torn  the  Manager of the Bankhead  Ranch  It ia with pleasure I accede to a  request lo state my views on*municipal tree planting.   Befote doing  s ) I must make a personal explanation, ns being a newcomer here, it  might be considered presumption  on my part to say what I am going  to say.  Tree planting is a subject 1 have  been closely connected with for  l!ie past nine years in South Africa  and as a forest officer it whb part  ol my duties iw dui��v up icpurtsof  11 lis nature for municipalities and  to see that the work was properly  earned out. In my expetience  there was invariably a lack of  knowledge displayed in these matters and at first a difficulty was  experienced in getting the authorities to adopt proper methods. 1  can recall several instances where  the good advice was not taken  and three or four years later whole  rows of tress had to be taken out  and the planting done over again,  causing great expense and waste  of time. So to be forewarned i> lo  be forearmed.  I u ust confess my disappointment the first day I saw the trees  of KelOiVna. I hey appear lo have  been planted without any system,  the espacement vanes, species are  mixed up, unsuitable trees have  been selected, pruning has been  indifferent, and many have been  left lo their  fate   without adequate  protection,  in order.  I will take these points  Nothing  Dad  SYSILM  to my mind looks so  street as to see trees  dumped down anywhere, regardless of system; a shapely tree  growing alongside one lopped out  out of recognition, small, spreading  maple alongside an erect Lorn-  hardy poplar, at various distances  apart, etc. One has only to see  the magnificent boulevards on (he  continent of Europe to admire  them for their beauty combined  with neatness and uniformity.  these boulevards are usually composed of a single species of tree,  or two at the most, and it is this  that gives them their uniformity  and beauty.  I would impress upon the council  the necessity of fixing on some  system and adhering to it rigidly,  regardless of individual opinions,  of which some are certain to be  opposed to any scheme which  mav be adopted.  1 here is a magnificent opportunity here in Kelowna of making a  real success of tree planting and  showing an example to other  cities.  ESPACEMENT  It is n great mistake to plant  trees too closely together and I  would recommend 30 feet as being  the best distance. 1 his gives the  trees room to spread their roots  and produce good crowns. When  the trees are small this espacement  mav look too great and it .is sure  lo be suggested that they might be  planted closer with a vi,eW to taking out every alternate one when  they get larger. I would warn the  council against thia plan as it is  always a difficult thing to get  people to agree to cut down trees  in the streets when once they are  growing.  MIXING OF SPECIES  I have already mentioned this  and advise planting one kind only  in each street, or two at the most,  in which case they should be  planted alternately iu rows.  CHOICE OK TREES  In   street   planting   one   has  to  consider that there are or mav be  electric wires overhead and for  this reason it is necessary to choose  trees with a spreading crown,  Lombardy Poplars are quite unsuitable owing to their erect growth  and when lopped they look grotesque. The trees I would recommend are ���  Black Poplar (Populus Nigra),  Box Elder (Acer ncgundo),  Maples (various species Acer),  False   Acacia   (Robinia    pseuda-  cacia), j  Elm (Ulmus Americana and Ulmus  Campe jtrts),  Purple     Leaved     Plum     (Pruniw  pisadi),  Birch (Betula alba),  Mountain Ash (Pyrus aucuparia).  PRUNING  Ornamental trees do not require  to   be   pruned  like  fruit trees, all  that is necessary being   to see that  the lower branches do not interfere  wilh   pedestrians   and   the  upper  ones with the electric wires.    Care  | should be taken  when  the  tree is  growing to train it to a single stem,  I allowing the first branches to come  lout 7 feet  above  the  level of ihe  'sidewalk.    In   many   cases   where  j the   trees   are   planted   below the  level of the sidewalks  this will be  10   feet or moie up   lo   the   tree.  Alter this the trees should  require  very little pruning beyond checking  tlie height growth if they look like  interfering   with   the   wires.     Let  them spread out and  form natural  trees, do not cut them back   like a  ] man  having the clippers run over  his head.  PROTECTION  I'he protection of the trees when  growing is one of the most important things to consider and one  that is most commonly neglected.  Unless trees can be adequately  protected it is waste of time and  money to plant them at all. Anyone looking at the young trees  along Bernard Avenue can see  this. If a tree gets damaged or  broken and has to be replaced it  means leaving a gap in the whole  avenue which may take years to  fill. Personally I think the bet.1  cheap tree guard can be made by  putting three posts round the tree  and binding these round with  barbed wire; but here where  barbed wire is not much used  they may be some objection to it  In any case make the guards sub  stanlial and see that they are kepi  in repair until the trees are large  enough to take care ol themselves.  I here are one or two other  points it might be well to touch  upon. lo my mind, where the  roads are so wide as they are here  it might be possible to leave ten  feet or more ou each side in sod  and then plant a row of trees  down tbe centre so that they would  be 5 feet or more away fiom the  sidewalk and not directly under  the electric wires, if the poles aie  set on the edge of the sidewalk.  If planting is to be clone along any  new streets it would be well to  have any depressions or sloughs  idled up before planting (where  this will have to be done event-  tually).  When planting, good-sized holes  should be dug at least 3 feet deep  and 3 feet in diameter, and where  the soil is bad good soil should be  added. If the soil is alkali 10 lbs.  of gypsum should be mixed with  the soil. Ihe trees should not  stand in a saucer-shaped depression  after they are planted because  when the roads are very dusty as  they are here, this will fill up and  pile sand round the stern and harm  the tree. Plant rather on a slight  mound ; spread the roots out well  in the hole and ram the soil firmly  in the hole. It is a mistake to plant  too large trees, those 5 or 6 feet  high are the best provided they  have been properly grown in the  nursery and have been transplanted  every year. lo get the best  results the trees should be watered  a few times during the first year in  very dry weather. It will make all  the difference to them. The ground  round them should also be kept  free of weeds and be forked over  once or twice during the summer.  It would pay the city well to grow  its own nursery stock, and I am  quite sure any money spent on  tree planting on the lines 1 have  mentioned will well repay the cost  iu adding to the attractiveness of  the town. I'irst impressions are  always the most lasting, and however beautiful the orchards outside  the town may be, a visitor will  carry away a better impression if  he has seen well-planted streets on  his first arrival.  1 shall be pleased at any time to  give the council what help I can,  and I hope the remarks I have made  will not be taken amiss. I fully  realize that something has been  done iu the way of tree planting,  and that there are difficulties  financial and otherwise, but I hope  the council will now take up the  matter seriously because it is really  a matter for the council to take in  hand and ought not to be left to  private onterprise.  LIONEL E. TAYLOR  Notice to  Telephone Subscribers  The Okanagan Telephone Co., Ltd.,  tlesirea to inform its subscribers that no  change will be made in tlie present rental  rates until nuch time as improvements to  the system and seivice warrant it. The  demand of the company's late manager for  increased rates at tlie present time was  unauthorised by tlie Board of Directors  and was immediately stopped as soon as  it came to their knowledge.  The Company wish to state that it is  their intention to give the city and district  i system and a service which is both  nodern and up-to-date, and which will be  n keeping with its growing needs. The  same regular rates, which are authorised  the government, and which rule in all  other cilics in Mulish Columbia equipped  with a similar system and service, will  apply to the Cily of Kelownn.  The Board of Directors much regretted  to learn lhat there had been incivility and  liscourtesy on the part of it's late manager  towards the Company's subscribers in the  Dtcvrs. arc the > hnve taken effectual  steps to prevent any recurtence.  By Order of the Board,  j. A. RENNIE.  Secretary.  Chamberlain's Cough Remedy has won  its great reputation and extensive sale by  its remarkable cures of coughs, colds and  croup. It can he depended upon. Try  it.   Sold by all dealers.  A   "Want" ad. in tht Record  is a sure dividend-paying  investment.  Von judge n man not by what he promises to do, but by what he has done.  I hat is the only true test. Chamberlain's  Cough Remedy 'judged by this standard  has no superior. Pe' pie everywhere  speak of it in the highest terms of praise.  The GREENHOUSES  RICHTER STREET  (Between 1 't'etoylerian rx new English churches)  Tor.inlo [Eariiana]      Plants  Cabbage for  Cauliflower, &c.   !     oale  Bedding "Plants  All Plant, well Hardened mid Transplanted  PALMER & R0GERS0N - Box 117  FOR SALE  On Lawson Avenue  100 fret of frontage 1>y I 50.  Two blocks from proposed  railway. Ideal residential spol.  Good apple   trees   six   years  old. Price $2,000, third cash,  terms arranged.  J. M. CROFT,  Bernard Ave.,  Kr!o  G. H. E. HUDSON  Landscape and  Portrait  Photographer  Largest Studios in the Intel ior  Portraits by appointment  Pendozi Street,   -   Kelowna  Sutton's Seeds  ORDERS TAKEN NOW FOR  Cut Flowers  Carnations  Chrysanthemums  Violets  H. LYSONS  Kelowna. Greenhouse.  High-class  Photography  At  GRAY'S  STUDIO  Rowcliffe Block.  Open Thursday, Friday  and Saturday  from 10 to 3.  Some real, live, wide-awake  men  and  women to  take advantage of  what I   have to offer them in the way of   bargains in this  beautiful  Orchard City of  ours.      No matter whether your capital is large or  srnall 1 can suit you.  Here is a very small sample of what 1 have for sale:���  4 Lots on Barnard Avenue, a few yards from Presbyterian church, 50 ft. by  132 ft, $700, for a few days  only at this exceptionally low price.  House and Lot, 62 ft. by 150 ft., $ 1,800, on DeHart Av.  I -acre Lot, with House, &c, on Pendozi Street.   Very  close in, $3,000.    All on very easy terms.  Don't forget I'm agent for Layritz Nurseries,  so  if you  want  anything in that line see me.  Any property you have for rent, sale, or if you are looking for such  see me and 1 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,  P.O. Box 495., 'Phone 194.  :    Crowley Block  Office open every evening after supper.  New Boots  New Furnishings  " Seeing is Believing"  We believe   if   you  will  see our displays of  up-to-date  Boots, Shoes, Haberdashery and  Hats,  you will  be convinced that our values  are unexcelled for price and quality.  A Bright New  Will You Need  Stock of Boots and Shoes       a Tent this  Spring?  Made up in the latest models and  lasts have just arrived. These  are smart, dressy styles, and will  appeal to the most discriminating.  MEN'S BEST WORKING BOOTS.  The kind that will stand the  roughest kind of wear. The kind  we guarantee.  Satisfaction or money  back  We can furnish you with Tents  of all sizes, from the smallest one-  man "Drill Tent" to the large-  sized family tent of heavy wajght  Due':.   Perfectly waterproof.  THOSE  WHO   DO   NOT   KNOW  the   pleasures   and   health-giving  properties derived from sleeping in  ' a tent, wili do well to  "Get the Habit"  'Phone 22  Lequime Bros. & Co.  'Phone 22 Thursday, Mar. 51  Orchard Gitt) Record  The Last of the "Maine."  ���    PHONE 150  DALGLEISH & GLENN  For the best in all kinds of  AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENTS  AUTOMOBILES  We  are prepared  to  receive  your orders for any   of  the  following reliable makes :���  "CASE,"   "HUDSON,"   "REO,"    "HUPMOBILE."  Come and talk lo us about them  Buggies,    Wagons,   Democrats,   &c,  to suit all purchasers.  "PREST-0-LITE"  Lighting system for automobiles.. Ask for booklet on this only really satisfactory system.  SPRAY OUTFITS  It is becoming every year more obvious that  spraying,  to be effective, must be thoroughly done.   The cheapest and  best way to handle an orchard of any size is with   a   power  outfit.    We carry the  I. H. C. Power Spray Outfit  complete with I, 2 or 3 h. p. engine wagon and   lank.    This  is giving satisfaction in some of the best fruit districts.  Uuder lowering skies and a  heavy sea, the old battleship  |" Maine," resurrected after fourteen  i years burial in Havana harbor, last  I ueaday plunged with her colors  flying, to her everlasting rest 600  fathoms deep in the waters of the  Gulf of Mexico. The sinking of  the hulk was carried out precisely  as planned, marking the end of ihe  woik begun more than a year and  a half ago.  Her decks were deep with flowers and palms and an ensign floated from the jury mast where the  mainmast formerly stood.  The arrangements for the sinking consisted of numerous valves  in the bottom of the hulk and the  large sluices in ihe bulkhead, which  with all the doors in the two permanent bulkheads remained open.  For ten minutes no change was  visible in the hulk which pitched  heavily a< the rollers struck her.  1 hen she began singing at the bulk  head. The stern rose, and in a  few seconds the hulk was almost  vertical, showing first the propellers and then the full keel. The  next moment there was a splash of  blue and white, as the ensign flying from the mast struck the water  and disappeared. Simultaneously  the decks were blown up by the  air pressure and the " Maine " sank  down leaving the flowers on the  surface of the sea. Whistle blasts  from the whole fleet were the only  salute.  A New Departure  By the purchase of T. Cooper's Harness business we  have added a new branch. We are now carrying a  big stock of first-class  HARNESS   AND   SADDLERY  Repairs of all kinds by competent men.  The famous "FIVE  ROSES" FLOUR  Lake of the Woods Milling Company.  ::    FEED   ::  Hay,   Oats,   Bran,  Wheat,   Barley,   and  Oat   Chop.  DALGLEISH & GLENN,  Pendozi Street and Lawrence Avenue.  ^s*"W^/N^��rt^^V>*>^��.>���-- --  JkCiMA-MOid  Jcuyd,  U uou do not pel a$l& to fax- up  itet ol Ufa fooude no^ S&flin  mtk Ufa ha\l<A. U mil jwe fou  a eondokUdle ^edinf to liave tfrtJfo  ntidbloH tew.'-���^oft! ntH. faome-  low\ faaA Ui>efo a leauti^ul^ ta&tf  jyahlo\." uou eon ehoo^& horn 'Ufa  eakloacU ot famcUome ^AnttuM  m haw \ewntlu fot in.  KELOWNA FURNITURE CO.  " Wt Make Homes Happy."    Hugh Lorimer Estabrook, the  seven-year-old son of Rev. H. G.  and Mrs.Eslabrook of Summerland  died in Vancouver last week.  English capital has been introduced into Vernon for the purpose of establishing a jam and bottling factory. A cannery will atao  be run in connection.  Ex-Mayor L. D. Taylor, of Vancouver, has accepted the opposition nomination in the provincial  election at Rossland, where he expects to poll a large Socialist vote.  A dramatic Rcene occurred in  the British House of Commons  yesterday week, when the government were being criticised for un-  preparedness for war, Rt. Hon. J.  B. S-ely, Under Secretary of State  for War, holding tip a sealed envelope containing information any  member might obtain under pledge  of secrecy explaining how, within  three days, 150,000 men could be  despatched abroad, ammunition  and stores for three months. Great  demonstration of the government  members followed this announcement.  A fatal wreck occurred last  week on the main line of the  C.P.R., at 6.45 a.m., one mile this  side of Three Valley station. The  eastbound passenger train collided  with the engine and tender of a  light engine travelling west. The  light engine was travelling at high  speed in an attempt to make Three  Valley before the passenger train  arrived at that point. As a result  of the collision Fireman Duckworth  of the passenger train was pinned  between the boiler of his engine  and the tender of ihe light engine  and instantly killed. D. Murray,  engineer of the passenger train  was injured, and Geo. Shaw, engineer of the light engine, waa slightly  injured.  Miss M. Hartin  Millinery  Opening  FRIDAY & SATURDAY  March 22 and 23  MONTREAL.  THE STANDARD Is tha Nntlonal  Weekly Newspaper i>f th>- Dominion  of Canada. It Is national In all its  alms.  It uses the most expouih grav-  Intra, proeurltiB the photographs trom  oil over the world.  Its articles aro carefully selected end  its   editorial-   policy   la   thoroughly  independent.  A subscription to The Standard  oosts $2.00 par year to any address In  Canada or Ureal Britain.  TRY IT FOR 1912!  Montreal   Standard   Publishing  Co.,  Limited, Publishers.  Old Country Interest in  British Columbia  The annual report of the agent  general for this province, in London, has just been received by  Premier McBride, and covers the  work of Mr. Turner's office during  1910 and 1911. In November and  December of the former year, it is  stated, some 25 shows of Britirh  Columbia fruit were made at the  Royal Horticultural Society's Hall,  London, and at agricultural and  horticultural exhibitions in the  most important chits and towns  of Great Britain and Ireland.  " At several of these," says Mr.  Turner, " Hon. Price Ellison was  present, taking a very active pait  in the arrangements and lecturing  to the visitors. In the early months  of 1911 smaller shows were made  at Railway offices and passenger  agencies, in London, Liverpool,  Birmingham, Manchester, Sheffield  Bristol and many other places.  I lii'sc exhibitions of British Columbia fruits caused a very large  amount of correspondence from  enquirers who contemplate emigrating, and also a constant stream  of callers at the agency general,  and a very considerable number of  both the correspondents and the  callers decided to go out British  Columbia and become settlers  there. It is quite apparent that the  British Columbia Iruits and other  products constitute one of the verv  best means of diffusing correct information in Europe as to British  Columbia.  " During the whole of 1911 interest in British Columbia has been  well maintained, although undoubtedly the great ceremony connected  with the Coronation has had the  effect of diverting for a time the  thoughts of ihe people generally  from emigration matteis, but in  the Autumn and at present there  is again a greatly increased interest  amongst all classes in Great Britain  as to British Columbia, evidenced  by the large number of enquires  and also by the constant references  in the newspaper press and in  magazines and other periodicals  to the industries, the life, and the  progress of British Columbia."  The Dominion government hope  to be able to prorogue parliament  on March 31.  The I Iotel Penticton changed  hands this week, Mrs. S. Barnes  resigning her interests in the business to Messrs. J H. McDonald and  T. Johnson, who have leased the  premises for a period of five years.  A young anarchist named Antonio Dal ba fired several shots at  King Emmanuel of Italy last Friday as he was leaving the palace.  The King was unharmed. Great  demonstrations of loyalty followed.  Dalba was arrested after being  half torn to pieces by the crowd.  Many sufferers from rheumatism have  been surprised and delighted with the  prompt relief afforded by applying Chamberlain's Liniment. Not one case of rheumatism in ten requires any internal treatment whatever. Thia liniment is for sale  by all dealers.  *���*  CANADIAN  ARCHITECTS  Competition  for  New   University  Buildings to be erected   at Point  Grey, near Vancouver, B.C.  Tlie Government of British Columbia  invite Competitive Plant for tlie general  scheme and design for the proposed new  University, together with more detailed  Plant for the buildings to be erected first  at on estimated cost of $1,500,000.  Prizes of $10,000 will be piven for the  most successful Designs submitted.  Particulars of the competition and plan  of site may be obtained on request from  the undersigned.  The designs to be sent in by July 31at,  1912, addressed to  THE MINISTER OF EDUCATION,  Parliament Buildings,  Victoria, British Columbia.  14-19  J. A. Bigger  BUILDER and CONTRACTOR  Plant and Estimate*  Fnrniihed  Residence.    10  Lawrence Ave.  PHONE ��  Kelowna Steam Laundry  MOVING  Since the installation of our new plant, business has come with such a rush that our  present quarters are quite inadequate We  move into our new Laundry Building on  Pendozi Street in April, and ask our customers  to send all work early next week.  Telephone   ���   159  Down Town Office aa heretofore - J. B. Whitehead's Pool Room  Rough and Dressed Lumber.  Shingles, Siding, Doors, Windows,  Mouldings, Etc.  Kelowna Saw-Mill Company, Limited  HEWETSON and MANTLE, Ltd.  CAPITAL AUTHORIZED   -   $75,000  We have  Money to Loan at 8 per cent.  on First Mortgages  Agreements of Sale, Stocks & Shares, oc other Securities  Purchased and Sold  KELOWNA-WEST BANK  STEAM FERRY  Leaves Kelowna 9 a.m., 3.30 p.m.  Leaves Westbank 9.30 a.m., 5 p.m.  Extra Service on  Wednesdays & Saturdays  Leaves Kelowna 11 a.m. i  Leaves Westbank 11.30 a.m.  BEAR CREEK SERVICE, FRIDAYS  Leaves Kelowna 10 a.m., 4.30 p.m.  Leaves Bear Creek 10.30 a.m., 5 p.m.  A naw and Fast Gasoline Launch now  in commission for hira.  TERMS CASH  E. E. HANKINSON  'Phone No. 108.    Resid. 'Phone. 105.  An ad. in the Record is the  hall-mark of a progressive business. Insist upon people knowing you're there.  ERSKINE & CAMPBELL i  Builders and  Contractors.  Plans & Estimates Furnished  Residence, Park Ave.  P.O. Box 75.  Bouvette's Livery  New Premises:  Next to FIRE HALL  Careful and prompt attention  to all orders for  LIVERY, EXPRESS  and DRAYING  Rigs for Hire turned out in  good style.  W.^/WV^^^TW^^^WWW.AA^.Aft/VVV.ArtAWWWWWWrfW^A'^^WVW.  GLENMORE FRUIT LANDS  Situated within one half mile of town, and being  about loo feet above the lake, it commands a beautiful view of the town, I*lec and surrounding country.  Ideal Fruit Soil. Abundance of Water.  Close to Town and Market.  There ia only one GLEN MOKE. Dbn't mini the op.  portunity of selecting a few acre* of thii desirable  property.  If you with a cheap building lot or an acre of land call on us and w�� will  ���how you our aub-diviiion  WOODLAWN   ���  Juit four block* from the centre of the town.     Price* low.   Terms easy.  monthly payments if ao desired.  Fire Insurance  We represent only the best board companies.  The Central Okanagan Lands, Ltd.  KELOWNA. i.C. The Orchard City Record  Thursday, Mar. Sit  STORES PLENTY  Don't fail to see our stock of  Chocolate Eggs,      Rabbits,      Hens,  Roosters, &c, &c,  FOR EASTER  Moir's Chocolates  Are the finest in the land. We  have a full assortment, and the  Goods are FRESH. Why eat poor  chocolates when you can get the  BEST  MADE for the same price?  Price    -    60c. per pound  Due by Express Friday ;  Ripe Tomatoes,        Cauliflower,  Celery, Asparagus,  Bananas, Oranges.  Get the  Habit, go to  K. F. OXLEY  GROCER  Telephone 35 Telephone 35  Attractive Bungalow  FOR SALE  Four   rooms   and   bath   room,  concrete cellar,  electric  light.  Lot 50ft. by 126ft.  Price - $1,500  Write Boi J. M., " Record " Office  Fixtures For Sale1  Solid Gold and  Gold Filled Jewellery  is displayed in our new store  in abundance, and to much  belter advrntage than heretofore, and there is satisfaction  in everv article backed by our  personal guarantee. Our line  of high-grade watches, clocks,  silverware and cut glass is  complete and contains the  newest and prettiest designs  manufactured. Our single  stone diamond ring, at $40, is  unrivalled foi cut, color and  brilliancy. Let us clean your  jewellery for you.   No charge.  W.M. PARKER & CO.^JtStR  Crowley Block - Box 316 - Bernard Ave.  All IPorJfc absolutely guaranteed  The following fixtures are  now offered for Sale, to be  delivered on or after April 1st:  123  feet   Shelving,   Drawers,   Ace,   all  in  splendid condition.  1 Safe.  1 13-ft. Counter and Drawers.  2 20-ft. Counter* and Draweri.  2 10-ft. Clothing Tablet.  2 I4.ft. Cluihing Tnbles.  5 I2.ft. Clothing Tablet.  I 6-ft. Silent Salesman.  I 4 - ft Silent Salesman.  I (Mi Iron Suit Rack. ,  I Skirt or Coat Rack.  I Counter Ribbon Caae,  I Counter Notion Caae.  I Shoe Ladder and Fixtures.  3 Shoe Seatt.  3 Shoe Stools,  M Bust Forms.  I Dress Forms.  I Wax Figure.  I   Singer  Sewing   Machine  (drop   head)  in perfect condition.  I Button Machine and Moulds.  Lot Electric Light Fixtures.  Lot Brass and Wire Standi.  I Large Box Stove and Pipes.  All the above articles  are   now   offered   for  sale   at  I'he  Kelowna  Outfitting   Store  W. B. M. CALDER, Prop.  DEPARTMENT OF LANDS  WATER   BRANCH  A. G. McKEOWN  KELOWNA  Agent for the  PENTICTON STEAM  LAUNDRY  Laundry despatched twice a  week.  Prompt attention and careful  work.  EGOS  Bui f Orpring tons - s.c. White Leghorns  1 he White Leghorn stock is an good  as you can get in the province. The  price is low because I have 45 laying  hena that are non-sitters, averaging 2  sittings per day. Incubator lots $7.50  per lOOeggit. Please visit our poultry yards  D. W. SUTHERLAND  ( WANTED! )  2 Cents par word, first insertion and  1 Cent par word each subsequent  insertion, minimum 25 Cents.  PINE WOOD FOR SALE  Delivered anywhere in city.   Apply  5tf Dalgleish & Glenn  FOR RENT  Large Rooms, recently occupied by  Kelowna Tobacco Co., over Elliot Building,  cither in block or singly. Apply Coates,  Edwards and Gowen. 11  SEED WHEAT  Good seed wheat for sale. Apply,  12-20 Casorso Bros.  TOMATO PLANTS  Orders   booked now for Tomato  Plants  j (Earliana), ready third week May.    Strong  ! tranaplanted. Price per 1,000 lot on apply-  ! ing to Lanadown, Rutland, B.C. I3tf  FOR SALE  Single-combed,  brown   Leghorn   Cock-  erela and Pullets. Apply J. F. Bawtinheimer  14-17  THE PEOPLE'S STORE  Headquarters for the Economical Buyer  . LENT .  Salt Herrings, per lb., 1 Oc  Salmon Bellies, per lb., I 5c  Salt Cod. 2 lb. bricks, 30c  Salt Cod.  2 lb. boxes, 40c  Smoked  Haddies,  Kippers and  Halibut,  fresh every  week by  Express  Fresh  Lettuce  and  Rhubarb  three times a  week  Evaporated    Fruits,    new  clean and bright Apples,  Peaches,   Pears,   Prunes,  Apricots and Figs  Friday  and Saturday  Cash Special  20 lb.  Sack Sugar  I lb.  Lawson's Tea  1 bot. Wild Ro��e Honey  . EASTER .  It   is   but   right   that   we  should remember the children in some special way  at Eastertide  Choc'lateEggs  Chocolate  Roosters  Candy Eggs  Cream Eggs  in Cups  Cho'late Hens  Egg and Chick  in Cups  Hen on Straw  Nest  C'late. Rabbits  Nest of Eggs  And  various other novelties at prices ranging from  5 cents each to      ,  25 cents each  $1.80  50c.  75c.  Regular 3.05  Cash Special  Friday and Saturday,  $2.65  THOMAS LAWSON, LIMITED  Phones i Grocery, 214;    Dry Goods, 314;    Office, 143.  EGGS FOR HATCHING  Eggs from the following pens, pure bred  poultry : Barred Rocks, White Wyandots,  S. C. Brown Leghorns, S. C. White Leghorns ; Roae-combed Rhode Island Reda.  j. C. Stockwell. Barnard Ave. 15tf  FOR SALrf~~  Raapherry Canes (Millera'). Large berry  and heavy croppers, $2.00 per 100 or  $18.00 per thousand. Also seed potatoes,  true to name- Early Rose and Satisfaction.  Thos. Cooper, Rutland. I5tf  FOR SALE  A few tons of Ashcroft Seed Potatoes.  Apply to Dr. P. de Pfyffer, Mission Ranch.  P. 0. Bok 347. 16.17  SEED POTATOES  Go  to  Conroy'a  for  your  Early Rose  Potatoes.     Buy before they are shipped  out. Plant for early market.   John Conroy.  I6tf  FOR SALE  Part  set   light  double  work   Harness.  Apply "Record " Office. x  COPIES OF "RECORD" WANTED  We will pay 10c. each  for a few clean  < copies  of   No. 14 of the " Record," dated  j February 29th.   " Record " Office.       x  FOR SALE  A few good Horses  Apply P.O. Box 149  17  FOR SALE  Eggs for hatching.   Barred  Rock   eggs,  $1 for sitting of 13. Good stock. J.Luthead.  Vernon Road. 17-20  MAID WANTED  At once, for general housework.   High*  est  wages  paid.    Apply   Mrs.  Cornelius  Martin, Richtef Street.  17  MAN AND WIFE  Wish Employment on ranch.    Wife cap.  able cook. Apply Anderson, Palace Hotel,  Kelowna. 17  PIANO FOR SALE  A $450 Mason and Risch Plane, almost  new, for $290 cash. Apply Box 283.     17k  GIRL WANTED  To assist with housework.  May sleep at  house if preferred. Apply Mrs. Ashbridge,  Glenn Avenue. 17-18  SEED POTATOES FOR SALE  Main crop.   Grown from Burpee's seed.  These are a good-sired  white potato and  yielded 15 Ions per acre in   1911.   Apply  Squar and Wallan, Benvoulin.  Auction Sale  of Household Furniture, One-  Horse Steel Harrow, 1 Buggy  and I Spray Pump,  At lire residence of  W. SHANKS, Lawrence Ave.  On  Monday, March 25,  At 1.30 p.m.  All the goods are practically new and can  be teen on Saturday prior to sale.  Terms CASH. J. C. STOCKWELL. Auc'r.  Take Notice that the Board of Investigation, acting under Part III, of the Water  Act, will meet at Summerland, on the 19th  day of April, 1912, at 10 o'clock in the  forenoon, to hear and determine claims to  water rights existing on the 12th of March,  1909. on-  Bath creek  Boucher Garden spring  Canon creek >  Commons creek  Darke creek  Darke lake  Eneas creek  Fish lake  Fox creek  Garnett lake  Keremeos creek  Prairie creek  Sheep creek  Shingle creek  Trout creek  White or Clearwater creek  and   their   tributaries   and   to   unnamed  streams in the vicinity.  On the 22nd day  of  April, 1912, at 10  o'clock  in   the forenoon, at Peachland, to  hear and determine claims to water rights  existing on the 12th March. 1909, on-  Bald Range Creek  Bear creek  Big Horn creek  Cedar creek  Cranberry creek  Clover creek  Davidson creek  Deep creek  Duncan creek  Esparron creek  Fern creek  Hill or Venner creek  Headwater lake  Hill creek  Jacob creek  ack creek  ^eep creek  Finlay creek  Lapsley creek  Miller spring  McDougall creek  Power creek  Rashdale creek  Pigeon creek  Smith creek  Shannon creek  Speer lake  Spring creek  Spruce cree*t  Tamarack lake  Trepannier creek  Venero creek  Venner creek  and   their   tributaries   and   to   unnamed  streams in the vicinity.  On the 24th* day of April, 1912, at II  o'clock in the forenoon, at Okanagan  Centre, to hear and determine claims to  water righta exiating on the 12th March,  1909. on-  Beaver lake  Balagno lake  Clear creek  Cattail creek  Clark or Horse creek  Duck Lake creek  Duck lake  Echo lake  Falla creek  I aland lake  Lake of the Woods  Fahni lake  Long lake (south end)  Ribblesworth creek  Shorter Biche creek  North Fork Shorts creek  Torrent creek  Sucker creek  Wood creek  and   their   tributaries   and   to   unnamed  streams in the vicinity.  On the 26th day of April. 1912, at 10  o'clock in the forenoon, in the Court.house  at Vernon, to hear and determine claims  to water rights existing on the 12th March,  1909, on-  Aberdeen lake  Beaver creek  Brewer creek  Brown creek  B X or Deep creek  Cedar creek  Coldstream creek  Cottonwood springs  Diamond Dry lake  Dry creek  Deer creek  Fish lake  Five-mile creek  Girod creek  Goose lake  Gurney creek  Haddo lake  Long Lake gulch  Louis creek  Lulluwaape creek  Irish or Cayotte creek  Jones creek  King Edward VII. lake  Larch creek  Le Due creek  Long Lake creek  Granite creek  Long Lake (north end)  Louk Lake creek  Lyons Irrigation ditch  Latch creek  Mosgrove creek  Mud lake  Meakins creek  Mountain creek  Nelson creek  North Branch creek ,  O'Keefe creek  Otter lake  Otter creek  Porteous creek  Reets creek  Rocky gulch  Six-mile creek  Si wash creek  Swan lake  Swan Lake creek  Stoney creek  Sturts creek  Three-inilc creek  Vernon creek  White in an creek  and   their   tributaries   and   to   unnamed  streams in the vicinity.  On the 29th day of April, 1912, at 10  o'clock in the forenoon, at Lumby, to hear  and determine claims to water rights exiating ou the 12th March, 1909, on���*  Beaver Jack creek  Bissette creek  Bonneau creek  Big creek  Blue Spring creek  Bigg creek  Bnmyeat creek  Cherry creek  Copper treek I  Rutland News.  From our own corrcepondunt.  ThoB. W. Smith and Mis. Is ibellii  Brown were married by the Rrv,  W. Vance at the paisonage ��,n  Wednesday evening.  The meeting re school site called <  by the inspector, Mr. A. E. Miller,  of Revelstoke, had the largest  attendance of any held in this  district. This question has aroused  the interest of everyone, and in  future the school trusteeship will  be considered a much more important office than it has been in  the past. Mr. Miller spoke at some  length oh the benefits of centralization, and urged that whatever site  was decided upon no one would  advocate the division of the school  district. He then asked the secretary to read the minutes of meeting  he-Id December 21st, requesting  the trustees to locate a sile about  one-half mile from present site;  also the minutes of meeting held  February 27th, when the Porter  lot, was decided on.  After a prolonged discussion, in  which a great many took part, Mr.  Miller summed up from the evidence given and said that the  school department would have to  be shown very strong evidence to  warrant them to decide contrary to  the wishes of the majority of ratepayers, as evidenced by the meeting of February 27th. He therefore could not do other than  recommend the purchase of the lot ,  sanctioned by them and hoped for |  the future welfare of the district  and the benefits to be derived  from a central school, and that the  minority would take their disappointment in the right spirit. An  option has been taken on the  Porter lot.  Okanagan Mission  (From our own correapondent)  The Rugby-Football match  played on Saturday afternoon between teams representing Okanagan Mission and Kelowna was  regarded with more than ordinary  interest, inasmuch is it was the  " rubber " game, each side having  won once earlier in the season.  The Mission turned up with only  thirteen men, and Denman from  Kelowna played for them, while  Kelowna possessed a full complement. Play proved fast and exciting, as the ground was in excellent  condition. The keenness of the  struggle is proved by the fact that  neither line was crossed, the only  score being a penalty goal to the  Mission, awarded to them in consequence of a legal infringement.  Gore-Brown took the kick, a somewhat difficult one, and scored  amidst cheers. This was in the  first half, and both sides come near  scoring subsequently, but nothing  tangible occurred, and the Mission  retired winners of a very good  game by 3 points to nil.  You judge a man not by what he pro.  miaee to do, but by what he haa done.  That ia the only true teat. CHamberlain'a  Cough Remedy judged by thia standard  haa no superior. People everywhere  speak of it in the highest terms of praiae.  The GREENHOUSES  RICHTER STREET  (BsiwsenPr.ibyterisnctrrewEnfUsh churches)  Tomato [Earlisna] j   piantg  Cabbage (or  Cauliflower, &c.   j     Sale  Bedding 'Plantt  All PUnU w��ll Hardened and Traaiplsntod  PALMER &R0GERS0N-Boi 117  Cashmere creek  Christie creek  Dailey creek  Deafy creek  Dutchman creek  tight-mile creek  Fall creek  Harris creek  Ireland creek  Mabel lake  Mill creek  Medora creek  Nicklen creek  Putman creek  Perry creek  Rollings lake  Spider creek  Shuswap river  Slack creek  Sugar lake  Silver springs creek  Sow Sap erect-  Spallumcheen river  Vance cree$  and   their   tributaries   and   to   unnamed  streams in the vicinity.  Parties who presented claims to the  Board in 1910 and have received licences  in substitution of the records need not  present any statement of claim.  Dated at Victoria, B.C., 28th February  1912.  By order of the Board,  J. F. ARMSTRONC,  Chairman.

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