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 tia o  VOL. IV.   NO. 8.  KELOWNA. BRITISH COLUMBIA, THURSDAY. JAN. 18, I9N|,  $1.50 Per Annum.  Meeting of       "  City Council  Old Corncil Hand Over Rein*  of Office to Newly-elected  Body - Standing Committees for Year  A meeting of the council was  held he d Friday morning, January  12th, the Mayor and Aid. Leckie.  Copeland and Jones being present.  The mayor reported that he had  arranged with Mr. Paisley to take  the scavenger's position at a salary  of $2,000 per year. This, it was  mentioned was $200 more than  had been paid to D. Mills.  A resolution was accordingly  passed that Mr. Paisley be appoint,  ed scavenger at $ 166.66 per month  and that an agreement be drawn  up between him and the city to  terminate January 31st 1913.  A resolution was also passed,  " that the mayor and city clerk be  authorized to sign the agreement  between the Kelowna Land & Orchard Coj and the city, and attach  the corporate seal thereto, and  that the sum of $10,000 be paid  according to the aame." This was  in payment for the land purchased  for a sewage farm.  The mayor and clerk were authorized to complete and sign the  lease of the foreshore to Messrs.  Jones an I Newby, in accordance  with a resolution passed by the  council on Feburary 25th 1911.  The lessees were to pay all charges  for surveys and papers in connection therewith.  To comply with the requirements  of the Bank of Montreal a formal  by-law was introduced, authorizing  the city to borrow up to the sum  of $25,000 in anticipation of the  revenue of 1912. This would cover  all probable borrowings for current  expenses until the taxes for 1912  were paid in. The by-law was  given a second and third reading.  In compliance with sections 146  and 147 of the Municipal Clauses  Act, the 4ollector submitted a detailed statement, under oath, of  the unpaid taxes as at December  31st 1911.  The annual financial statement  and auditor's report were adopted.  The meeting then adjourned until the following day.  The old council met for the last  time Saturday morning, the Mavor  and Aldermen Jones, Copeland  and Leckie being present.  The minutes of the previous  meeting were read and adopted  and the following list of accounts  referred to the finance committee  for payment:  A. R. Davy, teaming in Park  $ 39.30  Morrison-Thompson Co       28.91  Kelowna Sawmill Co., lumber and  hauling sawdust      107.00  Kelowna  Sawmill Co., 300 cords  4 ft. wobd    600.00  P. B. Willi! s & Co., stationery 60  0. K.  Lumper   Co.,   lumber  for  Abbott St. bridge  1.28  Wni. Haug, fuel for office  1. S. Charhbi rlin, supplies for Dec. 10.50  E. Jenkins cV Co., auppliea  3.35  W. R. Trenci, atationery  3.50  Ceo. Dillon, teaming  6.00  W. F. Bouvctte,  hauling electrical  supplies  7.50  G. F. James, supplies  for  police  department  3.45  Collett Bros., teaming  1.75  C. Adams, work on pole line  19.50  Manly ByrnS, drawing  gravel  4.50  G. A. Fisher, auditing for 1911  100.00  G. Mark-ham, cleaning office, etc... 12.00  G. F. Teal, salary  100.00  John King, work on water works.. 30.48  W. D. Stoke}        38.15  Wm. Palmer work in park  60.00  Canadian Westinghouse Co., electrical supplies   22.50  Do., meters and transformers  290.25  Northern Elet trie Co., wire  59.13  "          '           "   auppliea  18.65  G. H. Dunn, petty cash  27.39  By-law 102 was reconsidered  and finally passed.  The following resolution met  with unanimous approval:  " That this retiring council at its  last meeting desires to place upon  the minutes its high appreciation  of the services of the Kelowna  Fire Brigade rendered during the  year of 1911. We consider the  excellent state of efficiency in the  brigade has Seen due to the untiring efforts of Chief Max Jenkins,  who at all times and under most  trying conditions has given most  excellent leadership. Representing the citizens of Kelowna, we  therefore convey to him and the  brigade   oijir  sincere and   hearty  thanks for their efforts in preserving property, and wish them continued success. It is further moved  that a copy of this resolution be  forwarded to the chief."  A resolution was also passed  "That this council express its  thanks to the Press for the fair and  impartial reports of its proceedinga  during the past year."  Mr. G. H. Dunn, the city clerk,  met with the highest commendation from all the members of the  council for the able, efficient and  courteous manner in which he had  carried out his duties during the  past year. The assistance which  he had rendered to the council  was highly appreciated by all.  Aid. Jones before adjournment  teferred to the fact of the meeting  being the last for the old council,  and the parting from several members which would take place. They  ould especially miss the keen  business experience of Aid. Leckie,  who was amongst the retiring aldermen. Aid. Leckie had bt-en  almost a whole council in himself,  and the way in which he had conducted his own depaitment was a  credit. Aid. Leckie thanked the  members for their kind wishes and  expressed the pleasure he had had  in handling the problems of the  city business in conjunction with  the men who had been his associates on the council during the last  two years.  The meeting then adjourned.  There was a full attendance of  members when the new council  assembled for the first time Monday morning.  After the usual swearing in by  signing the oaths of office, Mayor  Jones took his seat at the head of  the table.  Practically the only business was  the arranging of standing committees for the vear. The appointment of these is the privilege of  the Mayor, who announced his  selection as follows:  FINANCE.  Aid. F. A. Taylor, Aid. D._W.  Sutherland.  BOARD OF WORKS.  Aid. R. A. Copeland, Aid. W. C.  Blackwood, Aid. H. W. Raymer.  FIRE PROTECTION AND 9UILDINGS.  Ald.H.H. Millie, Aid. R. A. Cope-  land,  ELECTRIC LIGHT AND WATER.  Aid. D.W. Sutherland, Ald.H. H.  Millie.  HEALTH AND SEWERAGE.  Aid. H. W. Raymer, Aid. W. C.  Blackwood, Aid. D. W. Sutherland.  PARKS AND CEMETERY.  Aid. W. C. Blackwood, Aid. F.  A. Taylor.  His Worship pointed out that  this year there were three members on the Board of Works and  the Health and Sewerage Committees. This had been done owing to the prospect of extra heavy  work which these committees  would have to face during the  coming year. He hoped that each  member would do his best for the  department of which he had  charge.  The tint- of meeting was then  discussed, but it was decided to  make no change for the present.  The meeting adjourned until  Monday next, Jan. 22nd.  Railway Will Be In Kelowna  Within Next Twelve Months  Kettle  Valley   Railway   Co. Rushing Survey Line From  Kelowna to Connect with C. P. R. at Vernon  All doubt as to whether the long  looked for railroad i* to make its  appearance in Kelowna hava been  dispelled during the past few days  by the appearance in the city of  the engineers of the Kettle Valley  Railway Co., who have already  completed a preliminary survey of  a line to connect with the C. P. R.  at Vernon. The ultimate location  of the proposed line is not yet de-  finately fixed, but it is expected to  run, via Woods' Lake, and following the valley of Mill Creek behind  Mr. Leslie Dilworth's, cut through  near Mr. Cosens' place and enter  the city on the north, joining up  with the already exie'ing tracks and  car slips. The engineers express  themselves as well pleased with the  preliminary  work,  and  the   easy  grades encountered.  On the best authority it has been  stated that it is the intention of the  Kettle Valley company lo push  forward at once with the construction of the line, which, owing to  the absence of any serious engineering difficulties, they expect to  have completed by the end of  1912. This short Kelowna-Vernon  line is part of a more comprehensive scheme to connect up with  the company's line to the south.  This is news of the very best  kind to the people al Kelowna  who have waited long and patient-  for this consummation of their  hopes. Keep your eye on Kelowna  during the next few months, and  WATCH HER GROW 1  Proposed Poultry Association  for Kelowna  Quite a number of enthusiastic  poultrymen of the district responded to the call for a public meeting  to consider the question of forming  a Poultry Association in Kelowna.  Meltings were held in Messrs. Rat-  tenbury & Williams' office Tuesday  afternoon and evening, and the  project was thoroughly discussed  and heartily endorsed. It was decided as a oreliminary to organization, that information should be  gathered from existing associations  and that a request should be forwarded to the Department of Agriculture for the s'rvices of the provincial poultry expert to aid in organization. As soon as can be arranged u further meeting' will be  called and officers elected.  Rutland News.  From our own correspondent.  The literary society met as usual  Friday, when an interesting feature  in the form of an impromptu  speech competition took place.  Mr. W. Craig and Mr. Blenkarn  were captains, and chose sides  from the audience. The lively  manner in which the various sub-  jucts were dealt with, was highly  interesting and amusing. Miss  Gladys Bird and Miss Alda McDonald gave an opening instrumental duet, which was well appreciated. To-morrow (Friday )  Mr. Rogers of Kelowna is to read  ia paper on "war" and the next  w��k is to be "magazine night"  when short articles, news items, etc.  of local interest will be submitted  for discussion and comment.  Kelowna Cannery to Erect  Large New Building  Although the present premises  occupied by the Kelowna Canning  Co. are barely two years old, already they have become too small  to accomodate the enormous increase in business, and it has become necessary to provide a still  bigger plant and building in anticipation of the coming season's  needs, Plans have already been  prepared and a sight secured to  the north of the present structure  and as soon as weather will permit work will be started on a new  cannery, which in point ofjsize and  equipment will leave the present  one far benind' Mr. Geo. Ritchie  is the contractor.  East Kelowna News  A report of the annual Vestry  meeting of St. Michael's Church arrived unfortunately, too late for  this issue. It will appear next  week.  The regular fortnightly meeting  of the Kelowna Study Club will be  held at the home of Mrs. Dr. Gad-  des, on Thursday, January 25th at  8 p.m. The work of the evening  will be an introductory study of  the works of Gilbert Parker. Appropriate music will be provided  by the Musical Committee. All  women are invited to attend and  become members.  The Country Girls' branch of the  Ladies' Hospital Aid desire to  thank all who took part in the recent concert and dramatic entertainment which proved so very  successful. Also those who gave  candies or helped in any other  way. The sum realized was about  $200.  The people of Rutland, Ellison  and Glenmore are considering the  advisability of organizing as a district municipality, or as an alterna-  tive as a water municipality to take  over and control the water supplies  with these districts.  The service in the Methodist  Church next Sunday is under the  auspices of the Women's Missionary Auxillery. All ladies are specially invited to attend.  F. T. Abbott, who recently commenced the Penticton Steam Laundry, was in town during the week.  Mr. Abbott has put in an extensive  plant, and already has several important contracts up and down the  lake, including laundry from the  C. P. R. boats. Mr. McEown has  been appointed agent for Kelowna  and is making three shipments per  week.  Don't forget Mr. J. R. D. McAus-  land, the famous tenor vocalist and  voice specialist, who will be at  Knox Church to-morrow (Friday)  evening, and at Benvoulin Presbyterian Church Saturday evening at  8 p.m. The admission fees are  50c and 25c.  The death took place at noon to-.  day (Thursday) of Miss Archibald  sister of Mrs. D. McFarlane of  Glenn Ave. The deceased lady  had been lingering at the point of  death for some weeks past with an  affection of the heart. The funeral  takes place from the house on Saturday at 2 p. m.  On Friday, January 12th attended the meeting of the East Kelowna  Debating Society to hear Mr. Wallace on the Life and Works of  Robert Browning. The speaker  dealt more particularly with Browning's message to the world to lead  it back to faith and trust in Providence through his poems which obscure and perhaps not so melodious as others, are more full of  thought than any, and illustrated  his remarks by some fine extracts  from the poet's works.  On Friday January 26th a debate  will he held on the important topic  whether Asiatics should be excluded from the Dominion. Messrs.  Gillespie and Mckie will advocate  their exclusion, while Messrs Leg-  att and Newbold will oppose it.  Board of Trade  Monthly Meeting  3.00  5.00  9.95  6.00  To the regret of her many music  pupils in Kelowna, Miss P. Louise  Adams has signified her intention  of making her home for the future  with her parents in Hanover, Ont.  Miss Adams will be much missed  in local musical circles.  C. P. R. passenger train No. 4.  which left Vancouver early Saturday morning, ran into a snowslide  on Sunday in Rogers Pass. Three  cars were derailed, but no one was  injured. A wrecking train composed of three cars, one of which  was the private car of Superinten-  tendent Kilpatrick of Revelstoke,  which was going out to to the aid  of No. 4 from Vancouver, was  struck by a slide at Albert Canyon.  All three cars, engine and cab were  turned over. One man was killed  and three injured.  Births  MARVIN-On Wednesday, January 17th, to the wife of H. Marvin, a girl.  tion of the ferry service to West  Bank. He said that in view of  probable developments on the  Indian Reserve property, it was  necessary to have a first class service at a lower charge. He proposed that a resolution be forwarded to the government asking for a  free service.  The date of the annual merting  and election of officers was fixed  for Monday, Feb. 5th at 8 p.m. in  Rnymei's Small Hall.  The regular monthly meeting of  the Board of Trade took place  Tuesday evening last in the secretary's room.  The usual batch of correspondence took up the principal part of  the evening.  Mr. Hamilton Lang, in reply to  a request that the government  dredge the mouth of Mill Creek  stated that the government could  not entertain the idea, as the creek  was within city limits. In discussion it was contended that the sand  bank which needed cutting out  as below low water level and  consequently outside the city's  jurisdiction. It was decided to  point this out and ask for a reconsideration of the matter.  The C. P. R. superintendent of  telegraphs wrote respecting delay  in transmission of messages, and  claimed that the government lines  were principally responsible. The  secretary was instructed to forward  the correspondence to the Minister  of Public Works at Ottawa.  An announcement from the secretary of the Associated Boards of  Trade of the Okanagan that the  annual convention had been delayed for a month was received  with some indignation. Mr. R. B.  Kerr mentioned that the date had  had been fixed some time ago in  order that resolutions passed could  be submitted at the opening of the  legislature. The delay of a month  would defeat this object. A resolution from the Kelowna board in  particular regarding redistribution  would be rendered useless. It was  decided to send a protest against  the change and to forward the resolution on redistiibution to the  government independently.  Mr. N. Rankine, secretary of the  Western Canada Irrigation Association wrote respecting the convention to be held here in August, e-d  asking for photographs and information respecting the district.  The following accounts were  ordered payed when properly certified.  H. H. Millie, phone   .       $  B. A. Moorehouse, tracing -  G. H. E. Hudson, photos    -  D. Willis,   stamping  copyright on booklets  An^ellEngrav. Co. booklets 677.75  Mr. G. A. Fisher was added to  the committee to investigate fire  insurance rates in place of Mr.  Mantle who has left for the Old  Country.  Mr. Rees reported on behalf of  the telephone committee that previous to the sale by Mr. Millie  they had investigated the charter  held by him, and had found that  it would take two or three years  before the city could get the  special legislation necessary to  take over the system, and it would  u-oieover practically exhaust the  city's borrowing power.  Mt. Leckie, later in the evening,  gave an account of the city's  negotiations with Mr. Millie from  the granting of the charter. The  oiiginal charter had been substituted later by one which placed the  citv in a much less favorable position. The city had gone as far as  possible in their endeavor to purchase, but no satisfactory arrange-  ments could be made with Mr  Millie.  The committee were thanked  for their services and discharged.  Mr. B. McDonald, of the Farmers' Exchange brought two resolutions (given in the report of the  annual shareholders' meeting) respecting the need of transportation  facilities and the request for a  grant to erect a new building for  the A 6t T. Association. He asked  that these be endorsed by the  Board and resolutions were passed  to that effect, with the additional  request that the Provincial government take immediate steps to get  a branch line of the Canadian  Northern into Kelowna, and also  that it be made a condition of the  granting of the charter to the  Kettle Valley Railroad that they  complete their line into Kelowna  during 1912.  It was decided to supply copies  of the new booklet to real estate  firms and others at a charge of 15.-  per copy, the actual cost being  about 26. Some 2000 of the  booklets had already been spoken  for at 15c each.  Mr. Elliott introduced the  quea-  Farmers' Exchange  Has Successful Year  Annual Shareholders' Meeting  The first annual meeting of shareholders ot the Kelowna Farmers'  Exchange, Ltd., since the reconstruction of the company, was held  Tuesday last.  The president's report was a  most favorable one. The business  of the company, he said, had  reached a total of nearly $240,000  as compared with $144,000 last  year, and the pi ices realized had  established a record for the Okanagan and possibly for B. C. 1 he  net profit on the half-years trading  was $2,296.89 and the directors  recommended a dividend of 8 per  cent, on the paid up capital, the  balance of profits being placed to  reserve. Ihe repoti directed attention lo the ions which had luen  sustained by the Exchange owing  to failure ot ihe C. P. R. to provide  proper cars during the busy season.  Fruit had to be shipped in urine  tank cars instead of proper fruit  refrigerator cars, with the inevitable  result that large rebates were demanded by the wholesale houses.  Claims were being made against  the  C.  P.   R.   "for damages.  A strongly worded resolution  dealing with this matter was adopted as follows:  "Whereas we have suffered to a very  large extent this year owing to inefficient  and inadequate car service and transport,  ation facilities ; arid whereas the crop cf  1911 has been only 65 per cent, of a normal crop; and whereas the storage capacity when aevere frosts first set in last  fall waa taxed to the limit in taking care,>f  the fruit and produce sold, but which we  were unable to deliver on account of the  inadequate shipping facilities offered us,  and as next year and each year hereafter  a great many young fruit trees aie corning  into bearing, we the fanners ol the Kelowna district look forward with cnxlely  and fear that our business as fruitgrowers,  in which many have invested their entire  capital and labor for several year*, may  .neet with a severe reverse and our district a large financial loss;  "Therefore, be it resolved that this general meeting of the share-holders of the  Kelowna Farmers' Exchange, while recognizing the effort already put forth, ur��e  strongly upon the Provincial Government  the importance of making the necessary  arrangements that will assure tailway competition into this, British Columbia's most  important fruit growing centre, at the earliest possible date, and that copies of ibis  resolution be sent to the Hon. Richard  McBride, Premier; and the Hon. Price  Ellison, Mimister of Fnance and Agriculture."  Mr. B. McDonald and Mr. T.  Bulman delegates appointed by  Board to the B. C. Fruit-Growers'  Convention were to toke up the  matter of transportation theie.  Last Spring, concluded the report, the manager, Mr. B. McDonald, with admirable foresight had  taken advantage of the prospect of  a short crop and of the fact diet  the Americans were holding back  until the reciprocity question was  settled, to book orders which secured the growers exceptionally  good prices. It was hardly to be  experted that they would maintain  that high level.  The direrlors considered the  outlook for the company wan vcrv  promising, and were confident  that in a very few years the Kelowna Farmers' Exchange would  be handling, if not the whole, by  far the greater oart of the fiuit  produce of the Okenagran  Another resolution was passed  in support of the A. & T. Association's request for a grant for a new  exhibition building:  " Whereas it is of the greatest importance  to the province of British Columbia that ihe  fruit and agricultural industries continue to  excel in producing the best of their class ;  and whereas the Kelowna Agricultural and  Trades Association is doing a splendid  work in cultivating amongst the growers of  the district a desire to excel in producing  the best that can be grown : and whereas  the accommodation for the fruit and produce exhibits at the annual Fall Fair is  discouraging to exhibitors and dstrimahtal  to the advancement of ihe district, and Ihe  directors of the Association find themsrh es  unable to cope with the situation from luck  of funds;  " Therefore be it resolved that we, the  farmers and fruit-growers of the Kelowi a  district in meeting assembled, request the  Provincial Government to make an appro.  priation by way of a grant to the Agnciil.  tural and Trades Aasociation to enable  them to conatruct a satisfactory building,  and of such dimensions as will take care  ( of the fruit and produce exhibits, which  j will no doubt increase very materially  ! during the next few years."  The following board of direrlors  was appointed for the ensiling  year: W. D. Hobson, D. McEaehem,  G. K. Salvage, W. A. Srott, J. W.  Woolsey, Thos. Bulman, W. G,  Schell.  iA  a��� Tbe Orchard City Record.  The KelotDtia Land  and Orchard Co.,  LIMITED.  RESIDENTIAL LOTS  IN THE CITY  Cadder Avenue       Abbott Street  Willow Avenue  FIVE ACRE LOTS  WITHIN ONE MILE OF CITY  LIMITS  On Easy Terms  TEN ACRE LOTS  ON THE BENCH  Under Irrigation and Domestic Systems  CALL OR WRITE  K. L. 0. Co/8 Office, Keller Blk.  SKATES  A Full line  of Ladies', Gents.' and  Boys'   Skates,   Hockey   Sticks,   etc.  THE MORRISON-THOMPSON  HARDWARE Co., Ltd.  Furnace and   Hot-Water Heating a Speciality.  SECOND-HAND FURNITURE.  H. P. HORROCKS  Wishes to inform the public of Kelowna and  surrounding districts that he has now opened  premises in Water Street, and is prepared to  buy and sell second-hand furniture, etc., to  any amount, also  goods   sold  on   commission.  SALES CONDUCTED.  Just About Now is the Right Time  to call in and renew your subscription to the " Record."  subscribers will receive the balance of the year free.  Town and Country  Remember the date of S. L.  Taube's visit to Kelowna and it  you have eye trouble be sure to  consult him at Trench's Drug store  on Wednesday, January 31st.  While snowballing with some  other boys last Saturday, Richard  Horrocks, son of H. P. Horrocks,  happened a peculiar but painful  accident. In throwing a snowba"  he managed to twist his right arm  in such a way as to fracture the  bone and badly rupture the muscles. The poor little fellow whose  pleasures were thus rudelv interrupted is now under the doctoi's  care.  The annual meetings of the  Presbyterian churches of Benvoulin  and Kelowna were held 1 uesday  and Wednesday, respectively. Interesting reports were read from  the various organizations and the  officers elected for another year.  Refreshments were served by the  ladies.  Mr. Perkins, of Indian Head, is  visiting his daughter, Mrs. Downing.  The carnival at  Fuller's  skating  rink last Thursday evening attracted quite a large crowd   of   people  I in spite of the somewhat   unfavor-  ! able weather, snow falling a  large  i part of the evening.     The  judges  I of the costumes were Mrs. Gaddes,  S Rev. A. \V. K. Herdman, and  Mr.  ! J. B.   Knowles.    The  prizes  were  < awarded as follows:     Best  ladies  costume, Marjory Leckie as a Japanese girl; gentleman's, Len.   Mc-  Killican ; girl's, Mary Day ;   boy's,  I Cyril  Weddell as a Jockey ; comic,  ! Walter Wilson as a Jester.  Mr. W. E. Adams returned Mon-  j day from his holiday trip east. Mrs.  Adams is remaining for a little  longer with her parentsat Hanover  Ont.  Mr. S. C. Cosens left Saturday  morning for a visit to the Old  Country.  Mr. John Woolsey returned las-t  week end from the coast.  G. F. Budden has been appointed janitor at the public school.  There was a large number ot applicants for the position.  Mr. H. Bartholomew returned  Tuesday from the Old Country.  After long agitation a mail clerk  has at last been placed upon the  s.s. Okanagan. This will greatly  facilitate the delivery of letters to  points up and down the lake. In  manv cases of letters addressed lo  [joints down the lake a whole day  will be saved.  Mr. Paisley is the new scavenge r  appointed by the council.  1 he annual dance of the Kelov. -  na Tennis Club is now one of the  events of the season, and the  officers had spared no efforts lo  make last Friday's affair a brilliant  function.    And they succeeded.  The government of Manitoba is  having to raise the telephone rates  and the people of Carmen, along  with other places, are viewing the  increase with some alarm. "Well,  if the worst comes to the worst,"  says the current issue of the Cai-  men Standard, "the citizens of Carmen will just have to inaugurate  another local telephone system in  town, send for Harry Millie to run  it, and give the people the rate of  $20 per year which prevailed in  the early days."  The annual general meeting of  the Kelowna Hospital Society will  be held on Friday, January 26th,  at 3 p.m. in Raymer's Small Hall.  The annual report will be presented and the election of directors  for the ensuing year will take place.  85 per cent of all headaches are  the result of eye strain. Are you  troubled that way > If so, consult  S. L. Taube, eyesight specialist who  will be at Trench's drug store on  Wednesday, January 31st.  New  PROFESSIONAL AND  BUSINESS CARDS  Bl'RNE & TEMPLE  Solicitors,  Notaries Public,  Conveyancers, etc.  KELOWNA. :: B.C.  R. B. KERR  Barrister  and Solicitor,  Notary Public.  KELOWNA. ti B. C  JOHN KING:  Practical Gardener  Pruning, Planting and Landscape Work.  Dsy or Contract.  P.O. KELOWNA  G. H. E. HUDSON  Landscape and  Portrait  Photographer  Largest Studios in the Interior  Portraits by appointment  Pendozi Street,   -   Kelowna  C. Harvey, B.A., Sc, C.E., D.L.S., B.C.L.S.,  and B.O.L.S.  CHARLES   HARVEY,  CIVIL  ENGINEER  and   LAND  SURVEYOR.  Kelowna,    B. C.  Phone 147. P.O. Box 231  RICHARD H. PARKINSON  BRITISH COLUMBIA LAND  SURVEYOR.  CIVIL ENCINEER  P.O. BOX 137  KELOWNA  Dr. J. W. Nelson Shepherd  DENTIST  P. 0. Box IDS  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 ��. BUILDER  Plans and Specifications Prepared  and estimates given for publicBuild-  ings.Tov.'n and Country Residences  JOHN CURTS, KELOWNA  PHONE No. 93  Miss   P.   LOUISE   ADAMS,  A.T.C.M.  Scholarship   CraduMe  in   Piano  and   Teacher'*  Courie ol Toronto Conservatory of Muiic,  Will receive! PupiU (or  PIANOFORTE   TUITION  At the Studio,  Lawrence   Avenue,   off   Pendozi   Street.  Addreii    -   -    Poft-OIT.ce. Kelowna,  MONEY TO LOAN  On improved property alio other securities  G. A. FISHER  ROOM U KELLER BLOCK  Fire, Life, and Accident  Insurance.  THOMAS, P. HILL  ISANKIIKAl).  Planting, Pruning, Spraying  Eljc.  P.O. Box 174, Keloujna.  CIVIL ENGINEER  Atioc. Mem. Csn. Soc. C  tf. T. ASH BRIDGE  Graduate Toronto  University  Waterworks and Sewerage Systems, Pumping and  Lighting Plants, Concrete Construction, etc.  KELOWNA, :: B. C.  ��  PIANOFORTE  MR.  HAROLD   TOD   BOYD  Exhibitioner Iluyal College   of   Music,  and lately  with Kendrick Pyne,   Mus. Doc,, Organist of the  Cathedral, Manchester, Eng.,  RECEIVER   PUPILS  At the Studio, Ti  Music of  every  Thursday, Jan. 18  ..  THE  ..  Royal Bank of Canada  HEAD OFFICE    -    Montreal, Quebec.  NEW YORK OrFICE . 65, Willism St.     LONDON OFFICE (Er,��.) . 2, lisnltBldg-s., Princess St.  Capital PairJ Up    -    $6,200,000      Reserves   -    $7,200,000  Total Assets over     -      $109,000,000  -   Bank by Mail   -  Accounts can be opened and operated by  mail.    Write for particulars, we shall  be glad to explain.  THE   SECRET  OF  WEALTH  lies in these four letters  S  - A  E  Start  a   Savings    Account    to-day.      Deposit   regularly   and   watch  it   grow.  Deposits of  One Dollar and upwards received.  Secure one of our SAFETY DEPOSIT BOXES and place your  valuables beyond peril or danger of fire.  Lodged in absolutely fireproof safe.  Kelowna Branch        ���       H. F. REES, Manager.  Branches and correspondents throughout the world.  Auction ale  At the Residence of  W. J. MANTLE  Corner  Park   and   Pendozi   Streets.  All the contents of both his houses  will be sold by auction on  Saturday, Jan. 20th, 1912,  At 10 o'clock a.m.  All the   Furniture  and Fittings are  " practically new, and in fine order.  A very   large library   of high-class  books will be sold.  Call at Williams & Rattenbury's or at Hewetson &  Mantle's for Catalogue of the Sale.  House on Pendozi street will be open all day on Friday, Jan.  19th, for inspection. The auctioneer will be present t- :eceive  private bids.  J. C. STOCKWELL, Auctioneer.  Coal!   Coal!!  Nicola Coal (Lump)     -   $10.00 per ton  Real Pensylvania Hard -   $18.50 per ton  W. HAUG  Kel  owna,  B.C.  Telephone 66  P. BURNS & Co., Ltd.  Wholesale and Retail  MEAT MERCHANTS  Fresh Meat Daily  Full supply of Hams and Bacon  Fresh Fish in season  W. LUDLOW, Manager  KELOWNA  Phone 135 Thur8datj, Jan. 18  Opening of  Legislature  Many Important Measures Are  Foreshadowed  Coitimunications  Under thia heading cotfltnualcittona iclll  bo receioed upon ant) subject ol Interest  Letters must be nigned, be brief, soold  personalities. The Editor does not nee  esearilu, endorse opinions giceu belom  THE CRANKY  3AT(  AND  THE SWEET  BATCHELOR  The third session of the twelfth  Legislative Assembly of B. C.  opened last Thursday in an unusually quiet and businesslike way,  the customary ceremony being  enacted by Lieutenant-Governor  - Patterson, accompanied by his  official staff, drawn from the officers  of the Canadian naval and military  service.  The speech from the throne  forecasted much important legislation.  Probably the chief feature of  the speech and the one which will  excite the most interest throughout the province, is the foreshadowing of measures for the further  encouraging of railway construction in British Columbia. There is  a double interest attaching to the  new railway policy of Premier]  McBride, because of the general  belief that upon it he will go to the  country in the early summer.  Details of that policy are not expected to be announced for several  weeks.  Other important legislation to be  enacted this session will ratify the  recently completed revision and  consolidation of the statutes, a new  land act will be presented, the Vancouver incorporation act will be  amended to make possible the  adoption of a commission form of  government, a measure will be  introduced for the establishment  of a department of forestry, and  the bush fires act will be amended  so that the timber of the province  may be more effectually safeguarded against fire.  Other legislation of more than  usual interest, because it affects  practically every person in British  Columbia, will deal with a re-adjustment of taxation. The report  of the royal commission on assessment and taxation will be presented  to the legislature at an early date.  Legislation which will make possible the establishment of a correction home for incorrigible girls,  will, it is understood, be introduced  by Hon. J. W. Bowser, attorney-  general, at the earliest moment  possible.  On the broad question of Better  Terms for British Columbia in the  matter of financial relations between the Provincial and the  Federal Governments it is expected  that Premier McBride will, before  the end of the session, be in a  position to am.ounce that an agreement ot a most satisfactory nature  has been reached between the two  governments. Hon. Mr. McBride  may also announce his intention to  institute negotiations with the British toreign office in relation to the  immigration of Asiatics to British  Columbia. The Premier's views  on this question are well-known,  though his oft expressed determination to do all in his power to preserve the province and its great  wealth of natural resources to the  white race.  The public accounts presented  by Hon. Price Ellison for the last  fiscal year show a satisfactory condition of the country's business  and growth. The increase of  revenue over that of the preceding  year is $1,618,150.13. while the  increase in aggregate expenditure  amounted to $1,811,809.46. Totals  for contrasted periods being net  revenue in 1909-10, $8,874,741.74:  in 1910-11, $10,492,892.27. Net  expenditure, 1909-10, $6,382,993-  .27; 1910-11. $8,194,802.95. At  the close of the fiscal year the 31 st  of March last, the balance sheet  showed total provincial assets over  all other liabilities of $ 1,497,694.45  with cash balance in banks and in  treasury in no less amount than  $8744,197.63.  " Kelowna Brotherhood "  January 16th 1912.  To the Editor,  Dear Sir:- On behalf of the  above society, I shall esteem it a  great favor if you will find room in  your next issue for this letter. I  should have not thus rushed into  print, had it not been for a false  impression in regard to the meetings of our organization which is  held by some of the members of  this community. The impression I  refer to, is to the effect that our  meetings are of an ir-religious nature, and that the subject matter under discussion, is of such a nature  as not to be quite the correct thing  for Sabbath consideration.  This, as president of the organization and acting on behalf of the  executive, I most emphatically deny  and an enquiry on the part of these  " imprcssionables " of the work  that has already been carried  through since the society has been  in session, would reveal nothing  but what is of the highest moral  and religious value.  Now sir, I am not out to apologize in any way for this society,  neither is it at all necessary to bring  forward any reason to justify our  existence. We are not, and make  no claim to be original. In Great  Britain and the United States, the  Brotherhood " has become an  essential part of the Christian work  of the church, and is looked upon  in religious circles as one of the  most important factors in the practical development of Christianity  to-day.  I do not wish to take up too much  of your valuable space, but in justice to the Christian gentlemen who  are taking an active interest in the  work of the brotherhood in Kelowna, I should like to ask our citizens not to take too much for  granted, and not to be too ready to  give credence to evil report, but  rather to exerci e that charity,  which engenders personal examination, and more often than otherwise dispels the evil report altogether, or at least reduces it in  importance.  Our position needs no explanation, and now, as hitherto, we  would invite every man in our city  to come to our meetings and see  for themselves the exact nature of  the work which is being catried on  so successfully.  Thanking you in anticipation of  this insertion, and assuring our  well-wishers that a little adverse  criticism will but give us a fresh  impetus in doing what we believe  to be "real living Christain work."  I am, very respectively yours.  On behalf of the Kelowna Brotherhood.  J. H. DA VIES,  President.  Dear Mr. Editor!  Of course we  girls, and I have  The, Orchard Citu Record  YOUNG MAIDS  know   all   about  _     , . been   acquainted  with several myself, and I think  one or two little improvements  could easily be made in the average girl.  As soon as we become acquainted with a beauteous, blushing,  dove-eved one, our few savings���  that dollar or two we put aside for  our annual hunting expedition���  rapidly dwindles.  Gertie  wants  buy them.  Gertie likes  i  for it.  Gertie   adorea  hire one.  We buy Gertie  Eyes are Valuable  so don't neglect them  until it is too late.  Have them tested now  Jey&tma3&  *  FOR SALE  On Lawson Avenue  100 feet of frontage by 150.  Two blocks from proposed  railway. Ideal residential spot.  Good apple trees six years  old. Price $2,000. third cash,  terms arranged.  J. M. CROFT,  Bernard Ave., Kelown*  Lodges  MODERN WOODMEN OF  AMERICA  KELOWNA CAMP 14898  Lodge meetings held in the old School,  house 1st and 3rd Monday in each month.  P. BROOKE, Clerk.  Sutton's Seeds  ORDERS TAKEN NOW FOR  Cut Flower*  Carnation*  Chrysanthemums  Violets  H. LYSONS  Kelowna. Greenhouse.  J. A. Bigger  BUILDER and CONTRACTOR  PUai aid Estimate*  Furnished  Residence,   10 Lawrence Ave.  phone M  chocolates.     We  kating.     We  pay  motoring.    We   lots of little things  pay for her tea now and then. But  what does Gertie! do for us >  She loves us. The says we are  nice boy, she telle Maudie what a  nice boy we are.! And- that's all.  Now if I were a beauteous blushing dove eyed giijl, and a fire handsome manly youth, captain of the  Rutland Rovers,! or the Ellison  Eagles or a corporal in the Mounted Musketeers, lcjst his big. brave  heart to me, 1 shouldn't tell him  my favorite choc? were so and so's,  and only sold in one pound boxes.  1 should ask him if his landlady  mended socks nicely, because it  she dind't, 1 did.  The idea that men should run  about fetching and carrying for  girls is all wrong. It is not we who  should take them to theatres���they  should take us. The tea providing  should be the damsel's privilege,  and, instead of being asked to go  skating, she should sell her skates  and buy little romlorts for us with  the proceeds. Lpve is all very  well, but a little solid evidence of  affection is worth acres of pretty  words on scenty pink note paper,  with a forget-me-riot border.  When a poor tired man has been  ���laving all day long to earn his  modest salary, he should not be  expected to lavish the bard wor.  coin on chocolates and such like  trifles. All he cart spare should go  towards providing that little home  which Gertie is to adorn someday.  Since a certain amount of amusement is necessary, Gertie ought to  provide it, and |j)ay for it too.  Claude should be asked around to  her home and made much of. She  and her mother should help him  off with his coat, and lead him to  the largest and most comfortable  arm chair. They should bring forth  their best in the wpy of food and  drink, smoke and bo on, and set  it before him, and run about, if  necessary, instead of expecting to  be waited on. After the meal is  over she might produce tickets and  say. " Dear Claude, I know how  hard you work, and how you like  dancing, so I did without a new  hat, and bought these for the hospital social. 1 do hope vou will be  pleased."  There is much idle talk about  the rights of women, but what  about the rights 0: men ? When  we marry Gertie we shall have to  keep her, possibly to a ripe old  age. Ought she not to do a little  for us in the courts lip stage ? She  may love us, or say she loves us,  but if the only evidence of affection  she can show is to despoil us of  our hard earned wealth, such as it  then are not the butcher, the  tailnr, the poll tax collector all  equally loving. Nc, Gertie ought  not to be guilty of tin' sin of the  inhabitants of Holland, perpetuated in these charming lines:  " In matters of commerce, the fault  of the Dutch  Is in giving  too   lit le and   asking  too much."  Now if any beautiful, nice,  sensible girl, with  a fe>   dollars   per  Kelowna Hardware &  Specialty Company  BIG UNLOADING  week in her  own  come forward,  we  see what the Editor  raise  in  the  way  right, cares to  might-er-well,  is prepared to  of a   wedding  g]ft"-c6uNTRY EJATCHELOR  Penticton Steam  Laundry  Absolutely first class work  Goods returned  days and S,  atu  A"Want"ad.in  i* a sure divii  klend  investment,  Wednes-  rdays.  the Record  paying  In full  swing  Magnificent Stock  Great Sacrifice  Prices that make  you wonder  Nails unloading  at $4.25 per keg  Arrived to-day  24 Oil Heaters  Coal Oil unloading at #3.50 case  Graniteware, large  stock, only best  grades, must  unload  Very large stock  of Paints unload-  at $2.50 per gal.  Kitchen Hardware, big assortment, come in  and see the goods  Carpenters Tools  The  very  best  grades in the trade  Builders' Hardware, Stock twice  too large, must  unload.  Building Paper  unloading at 85c  per roll  This will give you some idea of the stock and  prices. Come in and have a look. Every  article in the store marked at Unloading  Prices.     We have the goods to  back our  advertising.  Ik EVEY SALES Co.  IN CHARGE The Orchard City Record  Thursday, Jan. 1  Sore Throats  Need Prompt  Attention.  Everybody is full of advice  when you are suffering and if  you tried them all you would  be busy, even if you did wait  until the inflamation subsided  in natural course.  BUT  Nyal's Sore  Throat Cure  ised promptly, gargled frequently  according to directions   :'ops the  rouble in short. order.  should delight to honor.    But doe;  THE ORCHARD CITY RECORD \0    Too   often   such men are the  Published every Thursday at the Office,      targets for potty spite, jealousy, and  Kelcwna, B.C. misunderstanding, until weary am  Misgiisied with the continual Strug-   gle, they give up the taskand retire  life. It takes yotu  thick-skinned, and  ndividual with mort  assurance and belief in hia own  importance than hiains to withstand the slanders of the ignorant,  and what aie worse, the insinuations  of  those  who should know  belter.  Let the attitude then to the new  council be one of greater tolerance,  i I greater helpfulness, and  -common  election1*' '  /0//.V LEATHLEY, Editor and Proprietor.'"^.".   Pnvnle  thick-necked,  "thick-headed  Suhscription $1.50 per annum.  To Untied Stoles $2.00 per annum.  /Ji/i'i-rlfsi/ifl atei oport application.  The New Council  I he excitement of   the  is now over and  the   members  of:  the new council are already beginning to settle down into their places,     One thins;  ia certain  that mere  The decision of  the   electors   has, will    be   required   of   the   present  no doubt, as is  natural   where   an mayor and   aldermen  than of any  election is at all keenly contested,|body   which  has previoul.y   held  caused some  little  jealousies   am  liearl-buinings  amonyst  porters of   the   unsuccessful  but when, in a   few   weeks,  are all forgotten, the general  of the ratepayers   will   no   (  It is the best thing we know  of.  If that does not stop it the  first day see a physician and  make sure there is nothing  :,erious wrong.  Price, 25c  I i His & Co.  DRUCG1STS and STATIONERS  Kelowna,      B. C  I'HONE 19  Slip-  ones,  these  body  loubt  admit, that their selection lias hern  a good one, and that the city has  a body of men in charge ol its affairs which is capable of meeting  any contingency which may a;ise.  lime, ol course is the only test,  but that they start out with the sincere intention of serving the city  j m the best possible way there is  j no room to doubt, 1 heir work  I will be heavy and fraught with no  [litile consequence to the city, and  ' the citizens will be serving their  j own interest if they encourage them  with confidence and help, rather  than hamper their movements by  giving the impression that there is  | a howling mob of critics ready to  pounce upon their slightest error,  Fait" and reasonable criticism, ol  course, is a good thing, and a stimulus and incentive to progress, bul  when criticism reaches so low a  grade as to be more fittingly termed mere "mnd-slinging," then it is  time to call a halt, h is just th .1,  kind of tiling which will tend to  deter our best men from taking any j  ublic   life.    One   of  the  office. Kelowna has reached a  stage in its development when by  pressure of circumstances it nit si  emcige from its status of an easygoing village to take ils plni <���  amongst the live cities of the pro*  vince. The advent of (he new  railway which is now practically  assured within the next few months  will remove the last seiious disability under which it has labored  in the past, and indications are riol  wanting that a new era of progress  and advancement has already  set in.  The weekly meeting i?f the Ke  lowna Brotherhood was held in  the Baptist Church on Sunday, January 14th. A paper on a literai'j  subject was given by R. Mftthlr  An interesting discussion of th<  subject followed. Next meeting  Sunday, January 21st in the Baptist Church at 3.30 p.m.  invited,  All  Ihe Young People's Society of  Knox Church, instead of tin ir  annual meeting Monday evening,  1 ad an enjoyable sleigh ride.  part in public life. On  greatest assets a city can have is n Mr. lorn I lill has received an  really capable and clever man who,'appointment as inspector of fruit  from a natural taste for municipal trees under the Horticultural  woi k is willing to devote time and (Branch of the Provincial Depart  thought continuously to the service ment ��f Agriculture. He left  of his fellow citizens. Such men Monday for Vernon in connection  there are, happily, whom the city,with hia new duties.  hesitates is lost  There is a tide in the affairs of men which tak.cn  at the flood leads on to fortune.    (Shakespeare.)  Your tide is  rising, don't miss the  opportunity  of a  lifetime  Two Railways are Coming into  Kelowna  Get in at once, otherwise someone else will.  Grand opportunities slipping away each day.  Values increasing by leaps and bounds.  Remember you gain by prompt action.  Consult me, I will advise you.  The Homeseeker's Friend  Any property for a quick sale list with me if the  price is right, as I have several clients looking for good  property.   J. LEVITT R ��-Box 495- ,phone 194-  Comer Abbott St. and Lawrence Ave.  Office open every evening after supper.  ���B������i     iii iniim���wiaisisinniisii Jiiiiiii i limn I wismiiii n  L  J  U1  Special Attractions at  Annual   Stocktaking  SALE  This sale has a reputation that we cannot afford to lose.    Each succeeding season shows a substantial growth in the  volume of business done.    Come with the crowd.  Women's Sweater Coats  $2.25 and $2.50  Excellent value at $1.50  Annual Ladies' Whitewear Sale  Unheard ol  values  Ladies' White Underskirt, regular $1, and $1,25 for  75c                 "       I.50& 1.75 for $1.10                 "       3.00 for - - -   2.00  5.00 for - - -   3.45  "    Night Gowns at all prices  "    Corset Covers all reduced one-third  "   Drawers               "       "  Thirty-three aud a third per cent, off all Whitewear  Price Saving in Men's Suits  Our stock of clothing is not large.    So come early  that you may have first  choice.    $20.00, $22.50,  and $25.00 suits  To clear at $14.75  Ladies' Silk Waists  Some very pretty ones still in stock going at  33 1-3 per cent, less than regular  Men's Fine Overcoats  A very few of these left which we will part with  at less than cost.  Ladies'   Boots  A large stock of Ladies' Dress Boots, in  button  Ladies' Dress Skirts  A large assortment of colors, styles and sizes.    Panamas  in blue and black. Voiles in blue, navy, black and brown  Lustres in all colors, and a few very nice styles in Satin  cloth.     All to be cleared out at S5 per cent. off.  and lace styles.   The famous "Walkover"  boot in handsome last.    Regular  $5.00 values for $3.50  6.00     "       "   4.50  Men s Boots     Men's Boots  Boots for rain, Boots for shine or snow.     Boots  for Sunday or Boots for Monday.  DOROTHY DODD-These are American Boots  also and made up in the very latest styles.  You must not miss these  if you want a  stylish, good-fitting shoe.     All lines going  at  25 per cent, off regular price  Wrapperettes and Flannelettes  2000 yards, in endless  patterns and  prices.    All webb  goods.    Must be cleared as we need the room.    Buy  your year's supply NOW   and  save   your dollars.  Don't overlook the fact that we sell boots, good  boots which we guarantee.  Men, we'll save you from one to two dollars on  every pair of boots purchased during our  January Sale.  Come and see.  This is an opportune time for Kelowna Ladies to stock up in any of the above lines.   The prices quoted here are bona fide.    The values are unequalled.   Those who know the  policy we pursue in these annual sales will be here.    This is our clean up month so ge^ busy after these specials.  'Phone 22  LEQUIME BROTHERS and Co.  Phone 22 Thur8dau, Jan. 18  Orchard Gitij Record  PHONE 150  DALGLEISH & GLENN  IMPLEMENTS  FOR THE FARM  AND  ORCHARD  We carry only the best lines of these goods, which will give  you satisfaction every time.  Buggies,    Wagons,   Democrats,   &c,  to suit all purchasers.  SPRAY OUTFITS  It is becoming every year more obvious that spraying,  to be effective, must be thoroughly done.    The cheapest and  best way to handle an orchard of any size is with   a   power  outfit.    We carry the  I. H. C. Power Spray Outfit  complete with I, 2 or 3 h, p. engine wagon and   tank.    This  is giving satisfaction in some of the best fruit districts.  CUTTERS and SLEIGHS  Get all the pleasure and advantage there is  in   winter  by owning a sleigh.        We have some in stock, and  another  large shipment may be here any day.  ::    FEED   ::  Hay,   Oats,   Bran,  Wheat,   Barley,   and   Oat   Chop.  DALGLEISH & GLENN,  Dealers in Farm and  Orchard Implements  Pendozi St. and Lawrence Avenue.  A Big DroD In  ig urop  Boots  In order to clean up for Stock Taking  we are placing a large assortment of  Slater's "Invictus" Boots  on the Bargain Table.  $5.00 Boots  for $3.50  $5.50 Boots  for $3.90  $6.00 Boots  for $4.25  $6.50 Boots  for $4.75  We are also offering all odd lines of  underwear at a cash discount of  25 per cent.  THE OAK HALL CLOTHING  Co'y., Ltd. -  kXXX��XXXXXXX��000O00000000O0O00<XXX)C0OOCXXXXXXX>CX>0C<XX>0O(5:  Provincial and General News  All bad shooting accident, in  which David Auvache, 'on of the  Rev. F, W. Auvache of Penticton  had his foot shattered by the accidental discharge of a gun, took place  last week.  The large barns and other buildings at the experimental farm at  Indian Head were entirely destroyed by fire last week, the damage  being estimated at about $20,000.  All the cattle were saved but the  implements and other things stored  in the buildings were a total loss.  The contract for printing notes  with the American Bank note Company expires on October 1st next,  and the government will advertise  in a couple of weeks for tenders.  The basis will be a five year contract and advertisements will be  issued in Britain as well as in Canada. Firms tendering must be  prepared to. establish a plant in  Canada. $4 bills, it has been announced, are to be withdrawn and  $5 Dominion notes issued.  Casorso Brothers Sue  Penticton Council  A writ has been issued against  the municipality of Penticton and  G. F. Gurnsey, (by Casorso Bros.)  for the return of $739.00, paid over  by them on account of damage  done by stray cattle to trees on the  ranch belonging to Mr. Dobie, of  Dawson.  A claim has also been entered  $525, loss, alleged to have been incurred by Messrs. Casorso, through  the impounding of the cattle by  the municipality.  It will be remembered that, some  weeks ago, the pound keeper was  instructed to round up the cattle  that were damaging the orchard,  and Messrs. Jackson and Todd,  with some difficulty, captured and  impounded them. Damages to  the amount of $739 were estimated  to have been caused, and Messrs.  Casorso paid that amount to Mr.  Gurnsey, who was appointed arbitrator in the matter. No settlement was arrived at, however,  hence the present suit.  The case will be heard in the  Supreme court of British Columbia  either at Vernon or Vancouver.  Mr. W. H. T. Gahan is acting for  Messrs. Casorso, and Mr. Tun-  bridge for the municipality ���Penticton Herald.  Commission to Investigate  Farmers' Bank  It was announced by Hon. W.  T White, minister of finance, that  the government had decided to  grant the request of the Farmers'  Bank victims for a thorough investigation of the affairs of the bank.  A royal commission is to be created, clothed with ample powers  for probing the whole fraud from  beginning to end. The decision of  the government was reached without any further representations  from the bank sufferers.  The commission has not yet  been named, but will consist of  one man, probably assisted by  council. The commission it is understood, will be created at once.  When you have a cold get a bottle of  Chamberlain's Cough Remedy. It will  soon fix you up all right and will ward off  any tendency towards pneumonia. This  remedy contains no opium or other nar"  colic,' and may be given as confidently to a  baby as to an adult.  Sold by all druggists.  An Ottawa dispatch says that the  king has accepted an invitation to  come to Canada in 1914 and open  the National Transcontinental Railway.  Mr. John F. Richardson is the  new superintendent for British Columbia of the Canadian Pacific Telegraphs. For the past eight  years he hat been ���superintendent  in Montreal, and was general inspector of the whole system for  sixteen years.  British Columbia's representatives to the Dominion Fruit-growers Association, which will meet at  the capital in February, have been  chjsen o�� follows: J. Maxwell  Smith, Vancouver ; T. A. Brydon,  Victoria ; R. H. Agur, Summerland;  W. C. Ricardo, Vernon; Thos.  Ahriel, Nakusp ; and J. J. Campbell, Nelson.  There is at present on exhibition  in the Canadian Northern Railway  Company's offices in London a  handsome collection of fruit from  the Okanagan Valley, consisting of  apples of the Northern Spy, Spit-  zenbrrg. Winter Banana and Newton Pippin. The exhibition is attracting much attention and is a  capital advcrtismcnt for British  Columbia.  Dominion Estimates  Included in the estimates for  1912-13 issued at Ottawa last week  are $10,000 for Vernon public  building, $7,500 for protecting and  improving the navigable channel  of Okanagan river ; $4,750 for the  Okanagan Valley telephone system.  Among the important general ap-  propiiations are: Public works,  $14,530,380; militia, $8,334,450;  subsidies to provinces, $ 10,218,042;  railways and canals, $11,858,015;  arts, agriculture and statistics $1,-  945,500; immigration, $1,2 15,250;  mail subsidies, $12,082,600; naval  service, $3,019,500; ocean and  river service, $1,265,400; lighthouse and coast service,$2 770,300;  fisheries, $1,025,200; Indians, $ I,-  013,362; Dominion lands and parks,  $2,446,109; post offices, $9,665,169;  transcontinental railway $25,000,-  000 ; Quebec bridge, $3,000,000.  Municipal Election Echoes  Mr. James Findlay was elected  mayor of Vancouver Thursday by  a majority of over 1300 over  Mayor Taylor.  A referendum carried in Victoria  favoring the commission form of  government and the abolition of  the ward system.  Mr. Robert Gaw will be mayor  of Grand Forks for 1912. In a  hotly contested election in this  city the retiring mayor was reelected by seven of a majority  over Mr. Bernard Lequime, one of  last year's councilmen. Both sides  put up a strong fight and every  available vote in the city was  polled.  Mr. J. L. Beckwith was returned  as mayor of the city of Victoria,  after a close contest, in which he  defeated Mayor Morley by 49  votes.  Mr. John Dilworth was elected  alderman in Victoria.  Every family has need of a good, reliable  liniment. For sprains, bruises, Bareness of  the muscles and rheumatic pains there is  none better than Chamberlain's. Sold by  all dealers.  Day 'Phone. 33 Night Phone, 88 P. O. Box, 114  We Specialize  IN PIANOS  Heintzman   and Gouday Pianos and  Players always in stock.  Our Prices are lower than elsewhere in Canada.  Kelowna Furniture  Company  Undertakers and Embalmers  "LORD  ELGIN"  The Lord Elgin is a 1 7 jeweled adjusted movement, thin  model, which for neatness  and durability is unsurpassed.  ll is satisfaction complete and we  will guarantee it to keep absolutely  perfect titne and tlie price will surprise you.  We have also the B. W. Raymond,  Father Time, Veritas and other high  grade movements, such as Vanguard, Riverside, Royal and many  others, so if you are thinking of investing in a time piece it will pay  you to inspect our stock and prices.  We can please you.  W. M. PARKER & CO., Speeding Block, KELOWNA, K,  Watchmakers and Jewellers.  All work absolutely guaranlced  i  j  Rough and Dressed Lumber.  Shingles, Siding, Doors, Windows,  Mouldings, Etc.  Kelowna Saw-Mill Company, Limited  We have just received English Capital  for   Investment  in first mortgages  and the purchase of Agreements of  Sale  HEWETSON & MANTLE, Ltd.  KELOWNA-WEST BANK I  STEAM FERRY  Leaves Kelowna 9 a.m., 3.30  p.m.  Leaves Westbank 9.30 a.m., 5 p.m.  Extra Service on  Wednesdays or. Saturdays  Leaves Kelowna 11 a.m.  Leaves Westbank 11.30 a.m.  BEAR CREEK SERVICE,  FRIDAYS  Lenves Kelowna 10 a.m., 4.30 p.m.  Leaves Bear Creek 10.30 a.m., 5 p.m.  A new and Fast Gasoline Launch now  in commission for hire.  TERMS CASH  E. E. HANKINSON  'Phone No. 108.    Reaid. 'Phone, 105.  An ad. in the Record is the  hall-mark of a progressive business. Insist upon people knowing you're there.  ERSKINE ft CAHPSELLi  Builders and  Contractors.  Plans & Estimates Furnished I  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 DRAY1NG  Rigs for Hire turned out in  good style.  GLENM0RE FRUIT LAND  J  Situated within one half mile of town, and being,  about loo feet above the lake, it command* a beautiful view of the town, Irlcr and surrounding country.  Ideal Fruit Soil. Abundance of Water.  Close to Town and Market.  There it only one GLENMOKE. Don't miss the op-  portunity of selecting a few acre* of thia deairable  property.  If you wish a cheap building lot or an acre of land call on us and we will  ahow you our sub-division  WOODLAWN   ���  just four blocks from the centre of the town.     F'rices low.    Terms ���asy,  monthly payments if to desired.  Fire Insurance  We represent only the best board companies.  The Central Okanagan Lands, Ltd.  KELOWNA. B.C. The Orchard Gity Record  Thursday, Jan. 18  STORES PLENTY  Watch This Space  For it will Save You  MONEY  Our prices are the lowest at any time  and   quality   the   highest,  but each  Saturday we will give some Special  Bargains.  Come and take advantage of these  Special Prices on goods that you use  every day.    All Fresh Stock.  Choice Corn Meal, 10 lb. sacks, Sat. only 35c  Evaporated Cream, large size tins, ��� 1 5c  Cold Cream Toilet Soap - 12 for 25c  Choice Pickles, Extra large bots, reg. 45c 35c  Post TOastieS, The favorite breakfast food 1 Oc  Polly Prim, The great cleanser      - each   1 Oc  Get the Habit, go to  K. F. OXLEY  GROCER  Phone 35 Phone 35  WANTED!  J  ?. Cents per word, rirst insertion and  1 Cent per word each subsequent  insertion, minimum 25 Cents.  PINE WOOD FOR SALE  Delivered anywhere in city.    Apply  5tf Dalgleish fit Glenn  BOARDERS WANTED  Comfortable room and board. Next door  to old English Church.    Terms moderate.  3-6  MILK COWS FOR SALE  Jerseys, due   Feb. 16th, March 27th, April  8th.    Apply T. C. Kerr.  FOR SALE  Fre.h Milk Cow.  Apply F. W. Sutcliffe,  6-1 Rutland.  WANTED  At once, marker and sorter.   Apply, Ok-  anagan Laundry. 8  WANTED  Pruning in Rutland  District   by   two men  thoroughly experienced.  6-9 Apply Box A  Record Offiec     \  OSKAR TRESS  PRUNING  Many years experience  KELOWNA  Notice to Parents  A Cambridge and London University   man,    who    lias    had  several     years    experience    in  teaching   in England  can  give .  tuition to boys of 9 years old ;  upwards every evening from  7 ;  to 9 p.m.   Apply to���  W. CECIL PAYNE,  P.O. Rox 484     -     -    Kelowna '  When your feet are .vet and cold, and  your body chilled through and through I  from exposure, take a big dose of Cham- ;  berlain's Cough Remedy, bathe your feet I  in hot water before going to bed, and you  are almost certain to ward off a severr !  cold.    For sale by all dealers.  THE PEOPLE'S STORE  Headquarters for the Economical Buyer    - -     ������       ��� ��� ������  Do you know  That there is more nutriment in one pound  of Cheese than in a pound of any other known  food.   This is a scientific fact.  Moral���Eat More Cheese  Roquefort  IMPORTED  CHEESES  The only Cheese sold in Canada that is made  from sheeps milk   50c per lb.  sfwuKrA^A    Genuine Swiss, and  one of the  best  imported    Ct\~ _..��  1L  uruyere     cheeses :   . oUc per lb.  50c per lb.  80c per brick  Made in Italy and highly recommended on  account of its digestive qualities  -  Gorgonzola  L)iniDUr��?er    Originally a Belgian product  Besides these we have the ordinary Canadian Cream Cheese made at Melrose  Falls last September, which is the best cheese we can buy, 25c per lb.  Ingersoll Cream Cheese in half pound packets, 20c each.  McLaren's Imperial in 35c and 65c jars.  THOMAS LAWSON, LIMITED  Phones. Grocery, 214;    Dry Goods, 314;    Office, 143.  davies & mm  Ladies' and  Gents' Tailors  PENDOZI STREET  Repairing and Pressing  promptly attended to.  20 th Century Shoe  Repairing Shop  LAWRENCE AVENUE  (Weor Fire Hall)  Booti and Shoes Repaired  Quickly and Properly  Wear Rubber Heels to prevent  .lipping on icy sidewalks  PUT ON WHILE YOU WAIT  DYING  MADE EASY  When you get tired of thr.  color of your clothes, bring  them to the Dye Works and  change their color. We will  make  them  look  li'te new.  Cleaning of full dreis suits  and ball dresses a speciality.  Suits and dresses altered.  After Jan. 1st, long kid gloves, 25c;  .Short ones, 15c  Detroit Cleaners and Pressers.  R. S. FORD   -   Proprietor  Office next to Dreamland Thaatre.  Office Houri:   6 ��.m. to 7 p.m.  Saturday : 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.  D. W. Crowley Co.  Kelowna  Ltd.  Wholesale & Retail Butcher*  Goods delivered to any part of  the City  We give our  prompt attention  to mail orders  Phone 12  J. M. CROFT  Bootmaker.  All kinds of Repairs  BERNARD AVENUE,  KELOWNA.  High-class  Photography  At  GRAY'S  STUDIO  Rowcliffe Block.  Open Thursday, Friday  and Saturday  from 10 to 3.  American May Bo Quean.  The Princess or Braganza, who was  Miss Anltii Stewurt of New York, now  stands u chance of being qneen tif  Portugal, Iter husband being the pretender to the throne, who may be  seated there In case the republic falls  and King Manuel la not able to hold  his own. Her money, which she gave  In exchange for the title, was made In  Chicago by "Silent" Smith, who married her mother.  Photography For Woman.  Photography as a work for women  wns brought into prominence recently  when the national photographers held  Inelr convcxtlon In Cleveland. A hundred or more women bad prints on ex*  Multloii ��Mch were of high grade.  Miss Lena McCauley, art critic, in an  address on photography as the art of  the hour, spoke with enthusiasm of It  as a work for women. She aaid In part:  "Photography Is the riving art, the  art of the hour, the art of today. It is  ihe latest child of the pictorial arts  .i ml the art most concerned la every-  day living. We can think of no phase  of humsi! activity In which it has no  part, for It is un ntfl sot only of pleas  ure. of beauty aud decoration, but It is  im importaut factor In literature, In  science. Iu the manuzactnns. The sur-  genu depends upon the camera. The  astronomer and the mtcroecopist use It  to extend their vision and to record  mysteries and discoveries.  ���'Photography offers a wide Held for  the service of women. Woman Is naturally an art lover and takes kindly to  Instruction in art. The profession Is not  hedged by precedent, aa are law and  Hie medical calling. Woman enters on  I lie same platform aa men, and. the  ii venues of work being to varied, she  Is welcome and may do the work best  lined for her without standing beside  her stronger brothers."  At the Baptist Church Young  People's Society meeting on Monday next, at 8 o'clock, an address  will be delivered by Mr. J. W.  Jones on his travels in Italy last  summer. This will be most interesting as Mr. Jones knows how to  make it so. Come and join us on  on this evening, we shall be glad  to see you. Meeting commences  at 8 o'clock sharp.  FOR SALE  35 Edison  2  minute  records.    Good con.  dition.   $7.00.   Apply C. L. Hart,  g.2 Kelowna  FRIDAY & SATURDAY |  are tke  Last Two Days  of our  Big Discount  Sale  Unusual Prices on Ladies'  Slippers  16 pairs Ladies' Dongola Kid Slippers  (steel beaded) Regular $3.00. For quick  sale,   - $1.65 per pair  13 pairs Ladies' Dongola Kid Slippers  (Bronze) regular 3.25.  For quick sale, $2.10  per pair.  15 pairs Glace Kid  (Court) regular $3.00.  For quick sale $1.60  1 1 pairs White Kid  Slippers, one strap,  regular $2.00. For  quick'sale, -    - $1.45  8 pairs Glace Court  Slippers (black beaded) regular $3.25.  For quick  sale  $2.35  13 pairs Chocolate  Kid Slippers, one  strap, regular $3.00.  For quick sale $2.30  The above prices are for  Cash only.  Our S' cktaking Sale closet  on Sa. jrday night, Jan. 20.  The Kelowna  Outfitting Store  W. B. M. CALDER, Prop.  EYE SIGHT  TOUR EYES=  will appreciate the ease and comfort derived from  wearing "proper fitting glasses." If you have not  had your " Eyes'' attended to,  WHY PUT IT  OFF  Our Representative will be at  Trench's Drug Store  On Wednesday, January 31st  Make it a point to consult him.    All work fully guaranteed.  The Taube Optical Company  132 Eighth Avenue East, Calgary, Alberta.  Established 1871.  KELOWNA   DAIRY  We beg to announce that we  are now prepared to deliver  FRESH MILK  AND  CREAM  To any address in Kelowna  KELOWNA  DAIRY  Phone L6 E. Saunders, Manager  JOB PRINTING  If it is an order for Printing you can make no mistake  in sending it to the  ftecorb (Biiitt

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