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 tttfX.  VOL. IV.   NO  16.  KELOWNA BRITISH COLUMBIA, THURSDAY,  MAR. 14, 1912.  $1.50 Per Annum.  Meeting of  City Council  Former    Bandmaster   Claims  Damages Against City  A meeting of the city council  was held Monday lait, the mayor  and A'dermen Sutherland, Copeland, Ravmer, Blackwood and  Taylor being present.  The following accounts were  referred to the finance committee  for payment:���  K. Smith, 29} hre. work on water  extensions       .... 9.83  "Vernon News," advertisement 3.20  C.P.R., freight and express   .      . 25.47  Roberton-Godson Co., stop-cocks   . 74.35  W. D. Stoker, special police duty  - 26.00  Wm. Palmer, work in park   .       - 15.00  Tranquil!* Sanatorium, care of N.  Kruiner   ..... 29.00  Geo. Markham, cleaning oilice and  lire hall  12.00  O.K. Lumbar Co., lumber     -       . 60  Palace Hotel, meala       ���       .       . 10.05  Geo. Dillon, teaming      -               - 21.40  Northern  Electric and Manufacturing Co., West Watt meter        - 14.55  12 brake arms   - 6.72  I >-km. transformer  . 45.90  G. F. James, February supplies     . 4.45  Kelowna Car. Works, drain screens 2,00  1. S. Chamberlin, February supplies 5.75  Collett Bros., teaming and work in  park       ..... 41.75  Crawford and Co., aupplias   -       - 21.30  W. R. Glenn, 4 days hauling rock  and aand        .... 24.00  Burroughs Adding   Machine  Co.,  adding machine      .       .       . 416.50  Kolowna Sawmill Co., lumber and  hauling eawduet     .       .       . 102.35  Canada Foundry Co., undercharge  on pump        .... 57.14  Northern Electric Co., 300 lbs. wire 62.00  D Leckie, February account         . 24.91  Ok. Telephone Co.. telegrams, Feb. 11.58  ���          ���       'phones Mar. 18.25  A request from the secretary "f  the Kelowna Football Club for the  use of the park for games was  granted subject to the approval of  the Parks committee.  The following letter from an  Enderby solicitor claiming damage  from the council was also read :  City Clerk, Kelowna.  Re Wm.  R. Kendrick.  Dear Sir,���I am instructed by Wm. R.  Kendrick, now of Armstrong and late of  Kelowna, that some time ago he waa  arrested, triad and convicted of theft in  Kelowna; that while ha waa arrested certain articles belonging to him were taken  from him by your chief of police, Mr.  MacRae; that after serving his time in  Kamloops he returned to Kelowna, and  upon demanding tha return of his goods  and chattels, ha found that a new Derby  still hat had been '-rushed and destroyed  while in tha custody of your police, and  tha mouthpiece of hia comat had been  given by your chief of police to the secre.  taiy of the band; that that mouthpiece  had been filed and destroyed so far as Mr.  Kendrick ia concerned. These goode  should have been carefully kept by your  chief of police and returned to Mr. Kend.  rick in aa nearly tha aame condition aa  when taken from him aa is possible, and  in tha case) of th* hat and mouthpiece  there should ba no change whatever. Aa  you are aware, Mr. Kendrick ia a profea.  aional musician; plays only tha comet;  makes his living that way. and has for a  length of time earned $55 par week and  can do ao again. Thia mouthpiece is one  in which he haa always played, from the  time he began aa a boy to learn tha in.  etrument till he became one of the best  performers on the comat in America, holding positions aa leading comet player in  some of the greatest bands (including  Souse's) on tha continent. Thia mouthpiece  became invaluable to him through long  use, and the loss of it haa seriously impaired hia earning powers aa a musician  by lessening hia power to piny. Your  council may be aura that thia is a serious  matter tar Mr. Kendrick, and ia being  taken up seriously. For the sake of  amicable) settlement, and without prejudice  to any further claim that may be made by  legal process if an amicable arrangement  be not reached, he ia willing to accept  $2,000 for the mouthpiece and $3.00 for  the hat.  An early reply ia requested.  Voura truly,  A. BRIDGEMAN.  It was considered beneath the  dignity of the Council to reply to  the letter, which was filed.  A letter from Mr. R. B. Kerr protesting against the custom of building stairways without handrails  was referred to the Fire Protection  committee.  A letter from Mr. J. R. Greenfield  Post Office inspector, was read,  stating that the writer had been requested to report upon an application for a public building at Kelowna and asked that statistics of  the city be furnished.  Mr. F. R. E. DeHart waited on  the council and stated thst his attention had been drawn to a statement made ot a former meeting of  the council to the effect that one  of the considerations of the ex  change of property between the  Crowley Co. and the city for the  extension of Ellis street through  Block 45 was an understanding  that no further land would be required from the Crowley Co. for  street extensions. Mr. DeHart said  he was mayor at the time of the  transaction and he denied that any  such agreement had been w.ade.  The mayor said that Mr. Buck  land claimed that the agreement  was made.  Mr. DeHart replied that he did  not think they would find anything  of the kind recorded in the minutes or in the agreement with the  Crowley Co.  Aid. Sutherland reported that  the Water and Light Committee  had ordered supplies for the new  water intake from D. Leckie to  cost $655.50. This was the lowest  tender received.  Aid. Sutherland suggested that  the council be present at a test to  be made of the new electric generator during the same afternoon. He also reported that it  would be necessary to submit a  by-law for water extensions nt once  and suggested that the other committees prepare their estimates at  once so as to submit all money bylaws at one time.  Aid. Copeland reported the purchase of 500 feet of hose, and advised the procuring of a ten or  twelve station night watchman's  clock, which latter it was decided  to do.  The matter of improving or  changing the city offices was discussed. Offers of offices had been  made from other quarters but not  accepted.  * Aid. Raymer mentioned that the  Hewetaon Mantle Co., were erecting a building this year and provision had been made in the plans  or rooms suitable for council  chamber and city offices. He  thought more information should  be secured respecting this before  any improvements were made in.  the present room.  Aid. Copeland declared himself  against making any move until  the city could build its own City  Hall. This was generally agreed  upon and it was decided to make  some improvements to the present  room.  Aid. Taylor, said he had been  asked to bring up the question of  reducing the rates on water and  light to large consumers.  Aid. Sutherland objected to the  principle, as the city were now  supplying consumers nt cost price,  and if large users were supplied  below cost the difference would  have to be paid by the small consumer.  By-law 103 was given a third  reading and No. 104 was reconsidered and finally passed.  A resolution was passed appointing Messrs. Crehan, Mouat or. Co.,  of Vancouver, auditors for the city.  Aid. Sutherland said there were  many accountants in the city cap-  ,ble of checking the city's books,  but the city had recommended the  appointment of the firm named because they had moat of the municipal auditing between Penticton  and Vancouver and were also  auditors for some of the large  municipalities at the coast. Consequently they were fully conversant with municipal law and accounting  Aid. Taylor suggested the appointment of a permanent city engineer. One of the local surveyors would do all the city's work  for forty or fifty dollars a month,  whereas at present the city had to  pay half a day's fee for a job which  only took half an hour.  Aid. Raymer said he was not in  favor of such an appointment as  there was not sufficient work for  uch an official.  Mr. T. Lawson, chairman of  school trustees attended with the  school estimates for the year.  These are given in another column.  They were referred to the finance  committee.  The meeting then adjourned.  Miss George, of the public school  returned Saturday from Nanaimo.  Mrs. C. D. Tuckey left this morning for Toronto.  Mr. Jas. Harvey, anr., returned  from the coast yesterday.  Mr. J. G. Fraser and family left  this morning to take up their residence at the coast. A large number of friends assembled on the  wharf to bid them farewell.  Former Kelowna  Socialist Will Contest  Constituency  It was for some time expected  that there would be no contest in  the coming elections in the Okanagan, the Liberal party having  apparently not been able to find  anyone willing to undertake the  hopeless tax of opposing the Hon.  Price Ellison. There will bo a poll  however, as the Socialists have put  forward a candidate in the person  of Mr. George Stirling, of Salmon  Arm. Mr. Stirling is well known  in the Kelowna district, having  been up to a year or two ago a  school teacher in the neighbourhood.  Discovery of the  South Pole  Norwegian  Explorer Reaches  Long-Sought Goal  The discovery of the South Pole  has been made by Capt. R. Amundsen. Report nt first had it that  Capt. Scott, R.N., was the discoverer but it seems that definite  news from Amundsen has been  received in London stating that he  reached the pole between December Nth and 17th.  Capt. Amundsen left Buenos  Ayres on his present trip late in  1910 with a small party of Norwegians, all experienced in Arctic  work. He took with him a large  pack of Siberian dogs and all his  men were provided with skis for  traversing glacier ice. Amundsen's  party made its base and winter  quarters eighty miles nearer the  South Pole than his British rival.  W.M.S. Annual Social  The ladies of the Kelowna branch  of the W. M. S. seem to be untiring  in their efforts to raise funds for  this deserving institution, and on  Thursday night last held their  annual social at the residence of  Capt. Knight. Mrs. and Miss  Knight acted as hostesses and Mr.  J. A. Bigger, with his usual genial  manner, took the part of coach,  umpire and chairman combined.  A long program was contributed  by various friends and an original  competition introduced, which consisted of a number of kitchen  requisites being placed in linen  bags, their names being guessed by  sense of touch and smell���all the  friends " striking oil " when they  came to the black pepper I As is  usually the case, time simply evaporated, and refreshments having  been served, a collection was made  on  behalf of the society's funds  hich realised $17.  The prize went to Reggie Weddell last Saturday afternoon in the  Dreamland dot contest.  Dr. Matheson returned from  Summerland Sunday last, where  he has been staying for some time.  " Rival Dramatics," taken from  the French play "Chanticleer,"  which is something decidedly  novel in moving pictures, will be  shown at Dreamland on Friday  and Saturday. The characters are  represented aa giant roosters and  hens and the fun runs fast and  furious. The programme also includes " The Pathe Weekly " and  two very amusing short comedies.  The management declare this to  be the best programme they have  had for some time.  A large consignment of nursery  stock for the Central Okanagan  Lands, Ltd., is being hauled from  the cars.  Mr. Rankine, who has been  staying with his brother in Glenmore for the past few days left by  thia morning's boat on his return  east.  A horse and buggy belonging to  Mr. Driscoll, of Benvoulin, was  stolen from the main street in a  drunken frolic the other day, and  found only after a long search, the  buggy smashed and the horse grazing on the roadside, near Barlee's.  There is likely to be trouble for  the pair of joker*.  Conservative  Convention  Hon. Price Ellison is Again the  Party Nominee  The convention called for the  purpose of nominating a conservative candidate to represent the  Okanagan in the forthcoming provincial elections met at Vernon  Tuesday. There were 73 accredited delegates present from all  parts of the valley.  The convention was opened by  Mr. W. T. Shatford of Penticton,  who acted as chairman throughout.  A credentials committee consisting  of Messrs. Edmunds, Penticton;  C. H. Cordy, Summerland; E.  Weddell, Kelowna; Smith, Vernon;  Burns, Enderby; and Wolfenden,  Armstrong, was appointed, and a  committee on resolutions, Messrs.  E. Foley-Bennet, Penticton ; Lang,  Peachland ; J. W. Jones, Kelowna;  Shatford, Vernon ; Daykin, Armstrong; Ruttan, Enderby ; these  withdrew to carry out their duties.  Mr. A. O. Cochrane was appointed  secretary of the meeting.  Addresses were given by the  chairman and Mr. J. A. McKelvie,  and on the motion of F. Wolfenden of Armstrong, seconded by  C. H. Cordy of Summerland, the  Hon, Price Ellison was nominated  as the representative of the district  for another term of office. The  resolution was enthusiastically supported and unanimously adopted.  On entering the hall the Hon.  Price Ellison was received with  loud applause and being called to  the platform, addressed the assembly, touching upon the important  matters of government policy  which had necessitated an appeal  to the country at the present time.  He dealt with the various phases  of the railway policy, especially as  it affected the Okanagan valley,  and wilh his own particular work  as Minister of Finance, reviewing  the splendid financial condition of  the province, which made possible  an expenditure during the present  year of $ 16,000,000. Referring to  the question of redistribution for  the Okanagan, he expressed his regret that the government had been  unable to grant such a division until a general redistribution bill  dealing with the whole province  had been introduced, but assured  the meeting that this would certainly be done before another election took place.  The following resolutions were  brought in by the resolution committee and passed;  1. That the Liberal-Cot. servatives of  the Okanagan, in convention assembled,  do extend to the Hon. R. L. Borden our  hearty congratulations on his accession  to power and record our deep appreciation of the fulfilment of pledgee made  previous to the recent Dominion Election.  2. That this convention endoraa tha  policy of the Hon. Richard McBride and  his government in aid to railways under  the necessary safeguards, and more particularly that portion of the railway  policy recently formulated, which ensures to the Northern and Central Okanagan, a branch of the Canadian Northern  Railway, and to Central Okanagan, a  short route to tha coast, via Hope, over  the Kettle Valley line. The Canadian  Northern Railway will tap a particularly  rich agricultural district, and while we  congratulate this district upon obtaining  a branch of a second transcontinental  road, we take thia opportunity of also  congratulating the railway company upon  securing entry to such a fertile section,  and predict that this branch of the  Canadian Northern system will be one  of its best revenue producers.  3. That this convention wiahea to  place on record its appreciation of the  services rendered to this district by our  representative, the Hon. Price Ellison.  4. Whereas it is evident from the  report of the Okanagan Indian Agency  for 1911 that there are upwarda of 147,-  000 acres of land in the Okanagan  Agencies and that onlv 635 Indiana reside  thereon : Whereaa one.third of that  land (50,000 acres) would be amply sufficient for the uae of those Indians: And  whereas those Urge areas of untitled  Indian reserve are detrimental to the  progress of the country and could easily  support 4,000 or 5,000 inhabitants;  therefore be it resolved that we, the  Conservative Association of the Okan.  agan Electoral District, in convention  assembled, respectfully request the  Dominion government and the government of British Columbia to take such  proceedings aa may be necessary to readjust and reduce the acreage of the  Indian reserves in the Okanagan, and  that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to the Hon. Minister of the Interior,  Robert Rogers, to the Hon. Martin  Burrell, and alao to the Hon. Price  Ellison.  5. That the Dominion government be  respectfully requested to place Indian  reserves on the aame basis as government land* with respect to lights of way  for public roads.  Meeting of  School Trustees  Year's Estimates Provide for  New $68,000 School  The Kelowna Board of School  Trustees held a meeting Saturday  last at 8 p. m.  The correspondence included a  letter from the Superintendent of  Education confirming the Provincial Government Grant of $35,000  towards a new school building.  The following accounts were  ordered paid:  D. Leckie, Jan. supplies          -        .$ 23.16  W. Haug, 3400lbs. Wellington  coal* 22.10  9858 lbs Nicola      ���      . 49.25  13,670 lbs.Wellington   ". 88.86  Morrison-Thompson Co., Dec. sup. 19.73  ,, ��� Jan. supplies 30.35  M. J. Perry, 75 cords 4ft. pine wood  and fir at $430 - . . 337.50  Trustee Lawson, exp.  aa   delegate  to Prov. Gov. re new school    . 50.00  W. R. Trench, stationery         .        . 16.70  Crawford 6c Co.       .,     -        -       - .40  Kel. Sawmill Co. lumber        -       . .60  Willits & Co., stationery         .       . 6.50  Maoley Byrns. gravel for walks . 15.50  Kel. Hardware &   Spec.  Co.,   door  mats and coat hooka       -        - 9.75  City of Kel. light, water and acav. . 20.25  Orchard City Record, advt.    .        . 3.25  Morrison-Thompson Co., Feb. sup. 24.30  D. Leckie, fuel and supplies, Feb. - 75.25  Mr. Thos. Lawson reported on  the result of his trip to Victoria,  which had been made for the purpose of inducing the Provincial  Government to give financial assistance to the building of a new  school, which would be very soon  urgently needed to accomodate the  rapidly increasing numbers of  children of school age. The result  of this interview wilh the Minister  of Education was the promise of a  grant of $35,000, which, however,  was made on the condition that  any new school erected was to cost  not less than $68,000. The balance would, of course, have to be  raised by the city.  The financial estimates for the  year were then taken up and read  follows;  ORDINARY EXPENDITURE  Teachers' Salaries:  Principal High School..$l500.00  High school assistant...  1320.00  Principal public school   1500.00  2nd div       1200.00  3rd div        850.00  4th div        840.00  5th div         780.00  6th div       1020.00  7th di��        840.00  Additional teacher after  summer vacation    400.00  ��� $10250.00  Secretary's salary  125.00  Janitor's sslary  900.00  anitor's supplies  300.00  Central  school   building  maintainence  50.00  Central  school   grounds  maintainence  45.00  Delegates expenses  200.00  Fuel   800.00  High   school   building  maintainence  200.00  High   school   furniture  maintainence  50.00  New furniture for Central  nd High schools  850.00  High school grounds maintainence, improvmenta. 60000  Light  25.00  Scavenging feea  150.00  Stationery  125.00  Sundries  500.00  $15170.00  The balance due on 1911 estimates,  ($163.23) added to government grant towards teachers salaries ($4230) amounted  to $4,393.23 leaving $10,776.77 to be raised  by taxation to meet ordinary expenses.  The estimated cost of the proposed new  school and grounds waa 68,000. Of this  the government wire granting $35,000,  leaving $33,000 to be raised on debentures.  On the motion of Trustee Trench  seconded by Trustee McKenzie,  he estimates were passed, and arrangements were made to present  them to the city council forthwith.  The meeting then adjourned.  Mr. A. R. Lord, principal of the  public school, will give a paper on  ' Emigration " at the Brotherhood  meeting in the Baptist church on  Sunday, at 3.30.  After the resolutions, the election of officers for the Okanagan  Conservative Association was  taken up, Mr. A. O. Cochrane, being made president and Mr. Hugh  A. Heggie secretary, wilh an executive committee constating of presidents of the various local organizations.  Summerland-Kelowna  Gymnastic Display  The opera house was fairly  well filled by a representative  crowd from Summerland and  Kelowna Friday night last on the  occasion of a gymnastic display,  held under the joint auspices ot  the Summerland Athletic Association and the Kelowna Fire Brigade.  The programme opened with  free gymnastics and dumb-bell  drill by the Summerland squad,  and waa interspersed with vocal  items by Messrs. L V. Rogers and  Geo. S. McKenzie, the Scotch  ballads of the latter being particularly well received.  Parallel bar and horizontal bar  exercises received due attention,  some clever voluntaries being performed, and were finished off with  some excellent pyramid and set-  piece woik, which drew loud  applause.  The main features of the programme, however, were no doubt  the wrestling and boxing bouts,  upon which no little public int-rest  was centred. In the wrestling  (catch - as - catch|- can style) the  Kelowna man won two consecutive  bouts, both of shott duration. In  the boxing, however, the tables  were turned somewhat. Hov and  Thompson represented Kelowna  and Patten and Campbell stood  for Summerland, senior and junior  respectively. In the junior bouts  there was not a great deal to  choose between the opponents and  the exchanges were fairly even;  1 hompson, however, repeatedly  lost a lot of time in swinging his  right when a straight left would  have placet! his rival hors de  combat.  1 he complexion of things was  entirely changed in the senior  bouts between Patten (Summer-  land) and Hoy (Kelowna) who  fought at a very fast pace. The  first rouno showed Patten's weight  to be of distinct advantage to him  and almost on stroke of the gong  Hoy received a face blow which  all but finished the fight and drew  blood. At the end of the second  round Hoy was breathing heavily  and both men were guilty of  clinching. In the third and final  round both men made a strong  effort to gain the mastery, and  some heavy blows were exchanged.  Although ihe Kelowna man's second did not swing the towell as  fast as he might have done, Hoy  had greatly recovered from the  effects of his blow, but no doubt  rests on the fact that the Summer-  land man won on points.  On Saturday the team from Summerland met a team composed of  Kelowna fellows in a rugby match  on the polo ground, and after a  well put up game retired beaten  by 3 points to nil.  Wilson Landing and  West Side Notes  (From nur  I correspondent)  Mrs. J. Porter has returned from  a short visit to her sister in Kelowna.  Messrs. Porter and Johnson are  busy building shutes to continue  their logging operations.  The Misses Reid and Ball have  their first early chickens 10 days  old and natural incubators have to  take a second place this season.  Mr. and Mrs. J. Davis and Master Leslie of Kelowna were vi itors  at the " Enterprise" Ranch on  Tuesday last.  Mr. and Mrs. P. H. S. Seeley and  Miss Ortow paid t> short visit to  Kelowna last week.  Mrs. J. Brixton held an "at home"  on Sunday last. Sociability is  much on the increase here���one  lady reports having more cullers  during this last winter than during  all the other seasons she has spent  here.  Rutland News.  From oat own correspondent.  Mrs. Dan McDonald returned  Saturday from Dresdon, Ont,  where she has been staying for  some time.  Mr. H. E. J. Antyot if expected  to return to Rutland early next  month. The Orchard City Record.  Thursdau, Mar. 14  THE ORCHARD CITY RECORD  Published svsry Thursday al tbe Office.  Kelowna. B.C.  IOHX LEATHLEY. Editor and Proprietor.  Subscription $1.50 per annum.  To United Slates $2.00 per annum.  Advertising  ales upon application.  Proposed New Roads  Some details of ihe government's  extensive plan of road development in the Kelowna District have  just been made known. The rapid  settlement of the surrounding country ia creating a demand for new  highways of communication which  becomes more urgent year by year,  and although the grant made by  government for road making has  been largely increased this year, it  will take many times the sum available to come anywhere near adequately keeping pace with the district's growing needs.  The province as a whole is witnessing an unfolding of its resources which is almost unprecedented in the history uf the world,  and one of the busiest spots in the  whole of British Columbia bids fair  to be the Okanagan Valley. Every  new road which is made opens up  a new stretch of fertile country, and  brings along a vigorous call for  more.  Mr. Hereron, the road foreman,  has a busy programme ahead of  him, and some of the roads projected may not be completed during the present season, but there is  no doubt that the road mileage in  the neighborhood will be largely  added to.  Rutland is to come in for some  nf the improvement. The road  from ihe store to Wilcox's corner  is to be continued on towards  Duck Lake giving a magnificent  stretch of perfectly straight road  which will open up a great area of  rich valley at present inaccessible.  The Black Mountain road from the  store down towards town Is also to  be greatly improved, the dangerous Kills cut down and the road  widened.   This work wes started  last fall but not early enough to  finish before winter set in.  Another important road will be  a direct road to Ellison from the  corner of the old Stirling place  through Glenmore and the ranches  of Messrs. Carney, Con.oy, Christ-  ain and on to the Ellison school  where it joins the Vernon road.  The main Glenmore road is also  to be continued out to the Postill  Ranch.  Coming nearer town, the main  road is to be continued due east  through where the gate is opposite  Mawhinney's corner and two and  a half miles on to J. Brown's place  adjoining the Belgian Syndicate's  land Here a bridge is proposed  across Mission Creek which will  form a link between the K. L. O.  and Rutland benches.  Fifteen miles of new road are  also to be constructed on the Belgian Syndicate's subdivision, and  about five miles on the K. L, O.  Bench.  In the southern portion of the  district are also several projected  lines of road. A connection is to  be made with the South Kelowna  Land Co.'s property from what is  known as the Nicholson road,  which turns to the left soon after  crossing the Mission Bridge on the  South Gtvanagan road.  The estimates also include an  appropriation for the new South  Okanagan road.  Most of this new work will be  done during the present year, in  addition, of course, to the fixing up  and repairing of existing roads.  You can say goodbye to constipation  with a clear conscience if you use Chamberlain's Tablets. Many have been permanently cured by their use. For sale by  all dealers.  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-*.  Kelowna Public School  Repq/t for Month Ending  February 29th  Div. I  Div. 11  Div. Ill  Div. IV  Div. V  Div. VI  Div. VII  Attendance  No. on roll    Average  21 20.28  40 38.47  37 35.57  46 44.48  40 36.95  35 33.48  34 32.37  Attencliii.ee percentage : 95.5  Honor Roll  Entrance Class -Annie McLennan,  Louie Evans, (equal); Beatrice  Campbell, Dorothy Leckie,  (equal).  Sr. IV. Dorothy Evans, Ruby Raymer.  Jr. IV. - Dorothy Forrest, Roy  Haug, Ewart Fletcher, Edna  Clarke, Jennie Ritchie, Beatn  Lloyd-Jones,  Sr.__Ill.-Wm. Sanborn, Mabel  French, Violet Ling.  Jr. 111.���Marsh Davidson, George  Pettigrew, Harold Herdman.  Sr. II��� Ray Elliott, AhnedaOakes,  Vera Lawson.  Jr. 11.���Eileen Fowler, Allie Bawten-  heimer, Hazel Graham.  Sr. I.���Leslie Richards, Harry Baw-  tenheimer, Annie Duckworth,  Lizzie Wilson.  Jr. 1. ���Flora Ball, John Ainsworth,  Nellie Whitehead, Helen Robi-  son, Leonard Gaddes. (equal).  Sr. II. Primer.���Bessie Haug, Dorothy Graham.  Jr. II. Primer.���Geo. Oliver, Winnie  Longley, Martha Burnside.  Sr. I. Primer.���Dorothy Cramp.  Primary  (A) ���Kenneth McKinley, John  Buckland, Geo. McLelland.  (B)���Arthur Ludlow, Wong Kam,  Ellen Patterson, Cicely Tutt.  (C)���Grace Hinks.  You judge a man not by what he promises to do, but by what he haa done.  That is the only true test. Chamberlain's  Cough Remedy judged by this standard  has no superior. People everywhere  speak of it in the highest terms of praise.  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.  Why of course it   .  PAYS to read Levitt's ads.  A few facts from my diary:  Do you know that Levitt has sold more  lots  in Kelowna than any other person ?  Do you know that every customer I sell  to becomes a boosting agent (or Levitt?  Then you  must  know  that you  cannot afford  to  remain  outside.     Drop in  my  office  first  chance  you  get and  have a  friendly chat.  Sociability and "biz." is mixed here  LL VI1 19 The Homeseeker's Friend  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 I will try to meet your requirements either by finding a  tenant or buyer, o   if you are wanting to buy by putting you next to  some good snaps.  J. LEVITT,  P.O. Box 495.    'Phone 194.  :   Crowley Block   :  Office open every evening after supper.  Word About Corsets  Our stock contains a correct corset for every figure  and at almost any price you are prepared to pay  six  La Diva (No. 609) Reducing Corset* self-adjusting,  hose supporters, also side st raps, which reduce  any prominence - - - -   $3.75  La Diva (No. 550). A splendid corset for slight figures.  Non-rustable. Medium figures also can use this  corset to good advantage - - -   $2.75  D. & A. (No. 512). An excellent corset at an easy  price. Has medium and long hip, very graceful  and of good quality - - -   $2.25  D. & A. (No. 418). A good co'rset for short figures and  really excellent value at. - - -   $1.75  D. & A. (No. 363). Long hip, non-rustable, garters  attached -----     $1.50  Directoire (No. 154). Fov ir garters attached. Price $1.00  *^***N'N��,SaMla��,V\��^  Other lines, including Maternity ai id Nursing, a ��d Corsets for Growing Girls.  'Phone 22  Lequime  Bros,. & Co.  'Phone 22 The Orchard City li��cord.  Thursday, Mar. Ik  The Kelotona Land  and Orchard Co,  UMITED.  We have the following First-class Nursery Stock yet for  sale to prompt orders:���  APPLES  At $25.00 per 100  Wagner,  Wealthy,  Jonathan,  Spitzenberg,  Northern Spy  Mcintosh Red,  Grimes Golden,  Newtown Pippin  Cox's Orange  Pippin  CRABS  CHERRIES  At $35.00 per 100  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 PRIESTS ORCHARD  P.O. Box 209 KELOWNA. B.C.  t-  SPRAYING .SEASON  r*   IS HERE   *  We are handling the best lines of hand and power  .  SPRAY PUMPS  Also the Angle Friend   and   Spray Motor   Nozzles,  Extension Rods, Hose, &c.  A shipment of Lime and Sulphur Spray* to Arrive in feu) days  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.  Telephone  ��S  Just About Now is the Right Time  to call in and renew your subscription to the " Record,'  Town and Country  The Sunday school convention  to be held in Kelowna has been  fixed for Tuesday and Wednesday  April 17 and 18th. About eighty  delegates are expected from all  parts.  The friends of the Methodist  church have arranged new departure in their Epworth League programme, and on literary evenings  beginning with Monday next, the  meetings will be held in the form  of mock parliament.  Rev. Father Verbeke left for  Keremeos Sunday afternoon in response to a telegram, and no service was held in the evening.  Mr. Geo. E. Taylor, representing  Dun's mercantile agency was in  town during the week.  Mr. Hankinson is having a new  ferry scow built by the Summer-  land Boat Works.  Mr. P. DuMoulin left last weekend for the Old Country on a holiday trip which will extend over  four months.  Mrs. Campbell and daughter  of Lucknow, Out., are visiting at  the home of Mrs. F. Buckland.  Aid. Millie went Sunday to Halcyon Hot Springs, where he will  make a few week's stay.  Dr. Sawyer, principal of Okanagan College will preach in the  Baptist church next Sunday morning and evening.  The Rev. D. J. Welsh will be  away for the next three weeks,  speaking on educational work at  the Sunday School Associations to  be held at Cranbrook, Nelson,  Grand Forks, Kaslo, Silverton and  New Denver.  Last Monday evening Mr. Gee.  E. Boyer gave an interesting talk  to the Young People's society of  Knox Church on " Reminiscences  of life as a Lay Preacher in England during forty years."  Mr. and Mrs. Cruikshank have  taken up their residence at the  Mission, opposite the old Catholic  Church.  Mr. Jas. Harvey, sr��� left last week  on a visis to Vancouver, and after.  wards to Halcyon Hot Springs.  The Fire Brigade boys are to  hold an athletic smoker on the 2 7th  which, judging by the preparation  being made, will be the beat yet.  Arrangements are not yet com-  plete but will be announced later.  On Wednesday next in the Met.  hodist church the S. S. Teachers'  Association will hold their second  monthly meeting. The Rev. A  W. K. Herdman will lead .the discussion on the subject " The New  Testament." Meeting commences  at 8 p.m.  PROFESSIONAL AND  BUSINESS CARDS  BURNE & TEMPLE  Solicitors,  Notaries Public,  Conveyancers, etc.  KELOWNA,  B.C.  R. B. KERR  Banister  and Solicitor,  Notary Public.  KELOWNA, ::  B.C  C. Harvey, B.A.. Sc��� C.E, D.L.S.. B.C.L.S.,  and B.C.L.S.  CHARLES   HARVEY,  CIVIL ENGINEER and   LAND  SURVEYOR.  Kelowna,   B. C.  Phone 147. P.O. Boa 231  RICHARD H. PARKINSON  BRITISH COLUMBIA LAND  SURVEYOR.  CIVIL ENClNEER  P.O. BOX 137  KELOWNA  Or. J. W. Nelson Shepherd  DENTIST  'Phone 16  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.  Three Months for  Defiling Grave  A case arising out of the burial  of the half-breed who was murdered recently, came up in the court  house Monday morning before  Magistrate Boyce, H J. Hewetson,  J. P., and J. W. Groves, J. P.  McDougall's remains, it seems,  were buried in an old Indian graveyard which forms a part of the  ranch of Max D. Major, near Okanagan Centre. The presence of  this burial ground is an old sore  with Mr. Major, he contending that  as the land has been crown granted  to him, the Indians have no longer  any right to use it for interments.  Some months ago he was summoned for pulling down the fences  and crosses and defacing the  graves, but was allowed to go on  the understanding that he replace  them. This new interment again  roused his ire, and he took the  somewhat remarkable means of  showing his anger by placing filth  upon the newly made grave. Upon information being given to the  Provincial Police he was arrested  by Constable Tooth, charged with  the offence and sentenced to serve  three months In Kamloops.  The GREENHOUSES  RICHTER STREET  (Between Pretbyteiia.ii & new English churches)  Tomato [Earliana] j  Plants  Cabbage       t       lor  Cauliflower, &c.  j     Sale  Bedding 'Plant)  All Plant* well Hardened end Transplanted  PALMER A ROGERSON-Box 117  JOHN CURTS  CONTRACTOR a BUILDER  Plans and Specifications Prepared  and estimates given for publicBuild-  ings.Town and Country Residences  JOHN CURTS, KELOWNA  PHONE No. 93  IV. T. ASHBRIDGE  CIVIL ENGINEER  Assoc. Mem. Can. Soc. C. E        Grsduile Toronto  University  Waterworks snd Sewerr.se System.. Pumping snd  Lighlini Ptsnts, Concrete Construction, etc.  KELOWNA. B. C  PIANOFORTE  MR.  HAROLD  TOD   BOYD  Exhibitioner Royal College   of   Muaic,  **& lately  with Kendriok ryne, Mm. Doc., Organist of the  Cathedral, Manchester, En*;.,  RECEIVES   PUPILS  At the Studio, Trench Block, Kelowna.  Muaic   of   every   description   eupplied.  New term begins September.       P.O. Dux 437.  20 th Century Shoe  Repairing Shop  BERNARD AVENUE  Boots and Shoe* 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  HEAD OFFICE    ���    Montreal, Quebec.  NEWYORKOFFICE - 65. William St.     LONDON OFFICE (Ena.) ��� 2. U.���k Bid,... Prince.. St.  Capital Paid Up    -    $6,200,000      Reserves    -    $7,200,000  Total Assets over     -     $109,000,000  -   Bank by Mail   -  Account! 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  V      E  Start  a  Savings   Account   to-day.     Depoait   regularly  and   watch it  grow.  Deposits of  One Dollar and upwards received.  Secure one of our SAFETY DEPOSIT BOXES and place your  valuables beyond peril or danger of fire.  Lodged in absolutely fireproof safe.  Kelowna Branch H. F. REES, Manager.  Branches and correspondents throughout the world.  The Business Man- Who Dots 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  Another carload in this week.  Have You ordered Yours?  CREOSOTE stT FENCE  POSTS  Prevents Decay; also preserves barns, shingle  roofs and all rough woodwork.   Gives a rich  brown  color.    Don't cost much.  All kind. FMriaf Materials   Woven Wire, Barbed Wire, Pltiu Twitted  Wire, Coiled Sprisg Steel Wire, Brace Wire, Staples, &c.,��t the riirhtprices  A. E. CLARKE, Rutland, B.C.  A word to the wise is sufficient."  Try  an Advertisement in the " Record " just to  ensure perfect business tunning and a safe revenue ��\   Thursday, Mar. 14  Orchard Giti) Record  PHONE 150  DALGLEISH & GLENN  For the l>i-3t in all kinds ol  AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENTS  AUTOMOBILES  We   are prepared   to   receive  your orders for any   of  the  following reliable makes: ���  "CASE,"   "HUDSON,"   "REO,"    "HUPMOBILE."  Come and talk to as 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  beat 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.  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.  SIMlJuMaJb/rWUA  iiu Xa, AMlmjcl /wit  mMr. faowwCowh:-  oou aU Uud ol tfaote M eabheU.  take tfoni uh and tfa\<M- th&m avtau.  j��& lah\ mu mtl bave mil boon  Suu you Aand nevt-^ SUefct \uab.  it id bo &aby to take tfa&m up and  haw th&m efaaned. in ou\ btoek  mu wM iind waeMu rtnat buitb  wu\ puMe and tabU.  KELOWNA FURNITURE CO.  " We Make Homes Happy."  rw  Strange Suicide Near Penticton.  John Olsen, a sub-contractor at  No. 1 camp of the Kettle Valley  Railroad, chose an extraordinary  means of committing suicide last  week. He laid down, placed two  sticks of dynamite upon his chest,  ignited the fuse, and calmly waited  for the awful explosion which  ended his earthly career. The body  was literally blown to pieces. It  is understood that Olsen had been  quarrelling with some of the men  in the camp, and he had evidently  committed this rash act in a fit of  pique. He bore the reputation of  being a very agreeable man, but  had of late been drinking rather  heavily, so that there is no doubt  his mind must have been temporarily deranged.  Electric Incubators  A novel us; for electricity on a  comparatively large scale has been  devised in New Orleans in connection with a 6,000-egg incubator,  built for a professional poultry  breeder. The plant is forty feet  in length and five feet in width,  and consists of forty compartments,  each capable of holding 150 eggs,  the temperature of each being controlled separately by means of  thermostats which introduce into  and throw out of the heater circuits  resistances formed of electric  lamps.  The Enderby opera house was  badly damaged by fire last week.  Geo. W. Weeks, a Penticton  teamster, was killed last week by  the oveiturning of a dray.  In Russia people must marry  before reaching the age of eighty  or not at all, and may marry only  five times.  1 he world's produclion of aluminium rose from 11,500 tons in  1905 to 34,000 tons in 1910. The  whole trade is said to be in the  hands of ten companies.  The Summerland Telephone  Company was incorporated IVUrch  5th, 1912, under the Companies  Act of the province, and is now  authorized to transact business.  The longest mining tunnel in  Canada is now under construction  at Greenwood. It will be, when  completed, over 15,000 feet in  length and will run for 2,000 feet  under the city of Phccnix.  Arrangements have just been  completed by the provincial department of agriculture for the  allotment of five demonstration  orchards in the different sections  of the Kootenay district.  From the results of experiments  conducted by the " Lancet" it is  calculated that the deposit of soot  falling annually upon the Administrative County of London, including the city, amounts to 76,050  tons.  The Dominion Government is  being urged to take over the big  irrigation works of the Canadian  Pacific Railway in Southern Alberta, and these are to be administered as a national undertaking,  and for this purpose, a special  department of irrigation, with a  responsible minister, will be created should the project go through.  Radium, according to physicans,  is the cause of the mysterious illness of Madame Curie, who,, with  her husband, discovered the new  element, It was declared that her  organism had imbibed great quantities of radium, with disastrous results.  The Dominion Sawmills & Lumber Company, Limited, of Revel-  stoke, has gone into 'he receiver's  hands.  Chamberlain's Cough Remedy haa won  its great reputation and extensive sale by  its remarkable cures of coughs, colds and  croup. It can be depended upon. Try  it.   Sold by all dealers.  Wbt Steiitark  MONTREAL.  THE 8TANDARD Is tho National  Weekly Newspaper of the Dominion  of Canada. It Is national In all Us  alms.  It usi's the most expensive engravings, procuring the photographs from  all over tho world-  Its articles are carefully selected und  Its editorial policy Is thoroughly  Independent.  A subscription to The Standard  ooata $2.00 par year to any address In  Canada or Great Britain.  TRY IT FOR 1912!  Montrsal  Standard  Publishing  Co,.  Limited, Publishers.  The Last of the "Maine ('  The n.ost stately naval funeral in  the history of the world will be  held in Cuban waters some time  within the next three monlhs, the  exact date being as yet undetermined. It will mark the consignment of the ill-fated battleship  "Maine" to its last resting .place,  the Ocean.  The occasion will be one of almost overwhelming solemnity and  its attendant ceremonies on land  and afloat will be both elaborate  and impressive. All that military  pomp can contribute will make  them as soul stirring an possible,  and the navy will send a small  fleet of warships, including' both  battleships and cruisers, to take  part.  World's Biggest Horse  What is declared to be the  world's biggest horse is now owned  by the Mack Bros. Truck Co., New  York, and they challenge the  equine universe to produce his  equal. No other horse could be  found that did not object to being  made an object ot ridicule by comparison with " Jumbo " so the big  fellow works in shafts " all by his  lonesome."  " Jumbo " is a Clydesdale and is  20J hands in height, or 6 feet 10  inches from hoof to shoulder. His  weight is 2430 pounds. He is five  years old and has spent most of  his life at Tappan, N. P., but it was  not until he was brought to the  metropolis a short time ago that he  acquired the fame and publicity  that are his by right.  His stable-male is a 2-year-old  pony that stands 17 inches in  height, and the ill assorted pair  are great friends. Because of his  willingne.=8 to pull heavy loads  alone and unaided, "Jumbo" gets  a bushel of grain a day in addition  to a liberal quantity of hay. He is  exceedingly gentle, and his own-*  ers say he is the equal in pulling  capacity of any other two horses  in their stables.  The lutein.tllnnal Arbitration  League has issued a memorial protesting against the use of aerial  vessels in war. " We appeal to all  governments," the memorial states,  " to fosler by every means in their  power an international understanding which shall preserve the world  from what will add a new horror  to the present hideousness of warfare."  That the Naval Service Act of  the late Laurier government will be  repealed and that the people of  Canada will be given an opportunity of pronouncing upon a policy  that will be drafted by the Borden  adminstrstion, before it becomes  law, was the announcement made  last week in the House of Commons by the Rt. Hon. R. L. Borden,  Many aufferera from rheumatism have  been   aurprised   and   delighted   with   the  Crompt relief afforded by applying Cham-  erlain'a Liniment. Not one case of rheu-  matiam in ten requires any internal treat.  ment 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.  The Government of Britiah Columbia  invite Competitive Plant for the general  acheme and deaign for the propoaed new  Univeraity, together with more detailed  Plana for the building* to be erected first  at an estimated coil of $1,500,000.  Prixea of $10,000 will be given for the  moat aucceaaful Design* aubmitted.  Particulara of the competition and plan  of aite may be obtained on requeat from  the undersigned.  The deiigna to be aent in by July 31 it,  1912, addressed to  fHE MINISTER OF EDUCAflON,  Parliament Buildings,  Victoria, Britiah Columbia.  14-19  J. A. Bigger  BUILDER and CONTRACTOR  Plus and Estimates Furnished  Residence,   10 Lawrence Ave.  PHONE 95  The Okanagan Steam Laundry  The Famiy Wash and the Batchelor Trade  are now receiving our undivided attention,  our plant being specially suited for work  of this nature  We can now give you as good work as anyone else  can  and  we expect  ��� ,:'';������/     il.��� ��� -' '  Kelowna to Patronise Kelowna Industry  Next Week 'phone 159 and note results  Down Town Office  J. B. Whitehead's Pool Roorrt  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, & other Securities  Purchased and Sold  KELOWNA-WEST BANK  STEAM FERRY  Lcare! Kelowna 9 a.m., 3.30 p.m.  Leaves Westbank 9.30 a.m., 5 p.m.  Extra Service on  Wednesdays & Saturdays  Leaves Kelowna II a.m.  Leaves Weitbank 11.30 a.m.  BEAR CREEK SERVICE,  FRIDAYS  Leaves Kelowna 10 a.m., 4.30 p.m.  Leaves Bear Creek 10.30 a.m., 5 p.m.  A new and Fast Gasoline Launch now  in commission for hire.  TERMS CASH  E. E. HANK INS ON  'Phone No. 108.   Reeid. 'Phone. 105.  An ad. in the Record ia the  hall-mark of a progressive business. Insist upon people knowing you're there.  ERSKINE ft CAMPBELL i  Builders and  Contractors.  Plans & Estimates Furnished I  Residence, Park Ave.  P.O. Box 75.  Boiivette'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.  Situated within one half mile of town, and being  about loo feet above the lake, it commands a beautiful view of the town, Uke and surrounding country.  Ideal Fruit Soil. Abundance of Water.  Close to Town and Market.  There is only one GLENMOkE. Don't miss the op-  portunity. of selecting a few acres) of this desirable  property.'    \ a '  If you wish a cheap building lot or an acre of land call oa us and we' will  show you our sub-division  WOODLAWN   ���  J��ii four block* from the centre of the town.     Price* low.   Term* etfy.  I       monthly payment* if to desired.  Fire Insurance  We represent only the beit board companies.  The Central Okanagan Lands, Ltd.  KELOWNA, B.C. Thursday, Mar. '4  The Orchard Citu Record  I Do You Care  for Your Hair?  Of course you do���every  man und woman does.  That's why no one likes  to lose his hair1.  One of the greatest  enemies of the hair is  Dandruff.  Dandruff is not merely  an unsightly nuisance, its  a real menace. It indicates  a diseased scalp. And  still people say, " I can't  see why my hair comes  out."  lirsutone   :  gets at the root of the  trouble by overcoming the  Dandruff.  We do not claim that  this will restore |hair in  cases of complete baldness  but it will keep you from  losing what hair you have.  P. B. Willits J Co.  (DRUGGISTS and STATIONERS  Kelowna.     B. C.  1 PHONE 19  Sutton's Seeds  ORDERS TAKEN NOW FOR  Cut Flowers  Carnation*  Chrysanthemums  Violets  H.   LYSONS  Kalo  Graanhouse).  G. H. E. HUDSON  w   n    i. i   i" '    ���     . =  Landscape and  Portrait  Photographer  Largest Studios in tha Interior  Portraits by appointment  Pendoii Stmt,   -   Ktlowit  Notice to  Telephone Subscribers  The Okanagan Telephone Co., Ltd.,  deeires to inform its subscribers that no  change will be made in the present lental  rates until such time aa improvement* to  the syatem and service warrant it The  demand of the company*late manager for  increased rates at the present time wss  unauthorised by the Board of Directors  and was immediately stopped a* eoon ������  it came to their knowledge.  The Company wish to state that it is  their intention to give the city and district  a system and a service which is both  modern and up-to-date, and which will be  in keeping with its growing needs. The  same regular rates, which are authorised  by ths government, and which rule in all  other cities in British Columbia equipped  with a similar system and service, will  apply to the City of Kelowna.  The Board of Directors much regretted  to learn that there had been incivility and  discourtesy on the part of it's late manager  towards the Company's subscriber* in the  lake towns, and they have taken effectual  steps to prevent any recunence.  By Order of the Board,  J. A. RENNIE,  Secretary-  City of Kelowna  ASSESSOR WANTED  Applications (or the position of City  Assessor for the year 1912 will be received  by the undersigned up to 5 p.m. on Satur-  day, March 23rd, 1912. References and  testimonials must accompany all applications. &. H. DUNN,  City Clerk.  Kelowna, B.C., March 6th, 1912.        15.17  Gl  tnmore  Notes  Mr. Coldron, from England, visited the valley last week.  Mr. John Rankin and family are  moving into their new residence  this week.  Mr. Geo. H. Kerr, of Sherbrooke,  Que., arrived Tuesday to take up  residence in Glenmore. Mr. Kerr's  family will arrive in a week or two.  Mr. D. Cunningham, who spent  last summer on his property and  who visited Scotland during the  winter, has returned to his home in  Glenmore, accompanied by his  bride.  Mr. and Mrs. R. W. Andrews,  also of Sherbrooke, Que., arrived in  Kelowna Tuesday to take up permanent residence in Glenmore.  Mr. Andrews spent last summer in  the valley, but returned to his old  home in the east for the winter.  Mr. Albert Dawson was summoned to Vancouver very suddenly  last week by the sad intelligence  of the death of his father by accident. Mr. Dawson, snr.,was en route  to Kelowna from San Francisco to  make his home with his sun, when  passing along a Vancouver atreet  he was knocked down by a runaway dray team and instantly  killed. Deceased was 85 years of  age, but a very well preserved  man and in splendid health.  East Kelowna News  (From our own correspondent.)  Mr. C. J. Fox has nearly completed his new stable which will  provide accommodation for half a-  dozen horses when finished.  The postmaster has invested in  a new rig, much to the delight of  the district. We may mention that  several people lost and won money  over it as a result of betting on the  subject.  Mr. Leggatt gave a more than  interesting paper on "Occultism "  at the debating society last Friday,  dealing with hypnotism,mesmerism  und auto-suggestion in addition.  Messrs. Gillespie and Carpendale  also spoke. This paper was to  have been read before the concert,  which wns to have finished the  season, but was unavoidably  delayed till the following Friday.  A hearty vote of thanks was passed  to Mr. Savage, the president, and  to Mr. Gillespie, the secretary, for  their services to the society during  the season.  DEPARTMENT OF WORKS  FERRY-OKANAGAN LAKE. AT  KELOWNA  In accordance with chapter 85, R.S.B.C,  1911, "Ferries Act," the Government of  British Columbia invite application* for a  charter for a ferry to ply between Kelowna  and a point on the opposite side of Okanagan Lake known as West Bank Ferry  Slip.  Applications will be received up to 12  o'clock noon on Monday, 25th day of  March, 1912.  The charter will cover a period expiring  on the 31st of March, 1914.  The ferry shall make two trip* each way  ���very day, weather permitting.  The time of departure from and arrival  at Kelowna shall be arranged so that connection can be made with the Canadian  Pacific Railway Company's steamers.  Applicants shall give a description of  the vessel or vessels it is 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 horte  and  driver, loaded.  "   vehicle with two horae* and driver  unloaded.  "   vehicle with two horse* and driver  loaded.  '*   parcel or 25 pound* and under.  Freight, per 100 lb.   and   under,   non-  perishable goods.  Freight, per 100 Ib. 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 dollar* (250).  The Government of British Columbia  is not necessarily bound to accept any application aubmitted.  J. E. GRIFFITH.  Public Work*  Engineer,  Department of Public Work*,  Victoria. B.C., 6th March 1912.  Children are much more likely to con.  tract the contagious disease* when they  have colds. Whooping cough, diphtheria,  scarlet fever and consumption are dtseaie*  that are often contracted when the child  has a cold. That i* why all medical  authorities *��y beware of cold*. For the  quick cure of colds you will find nothing  better than Chamberlain's Cough Remedy.  It can always be depended upon and is  pleasant and safe to take. For sale by all  dealers.  K. F. Oxley Opens Fine  New Store  A firm believer in advancement  and progress and a hustler with the  true western spirit is Mr. K. F.  Oxley who last weekend moved  his grocery business to the fine  modern store building recently vacated by Crowley & Co. Everything in the new place is in striking contrast to the old premises.  The lofty ceiling and the spacious  window frontage, throwing a flood  of light into every part of the large  store, and showing up to advantage the new shelves and counters  which have been installed. Every  modern convenience of an up-to-  date grocery store is there, or will  be there in the next few weeks. A  hew refrigerator show case, when  it artives will hold a prominent  place near the door, and will exhibit to advantage, and at the same  time preserve from dust and insect  contamination, butter, bacon, etc.  The arrangement of the stock is  wonderfully convenient and attractive, the whole of one side being  devoted lo canned and packeted  goods while the other will be given  to bottled goods and confectionery  ���including a splendid display of  chocolates, in which Mr. Oxley  holds exclusive agencies for some  of the leading Arms.  The store is well supplied with  artifn.nl light, and altogether gives  a most pleasing impression.  It is Mr. Oxley'8 declared intention to establish a reputation for  the highest class of goods, and will  spare no effort to keep in touch  with coast centres for the very latest on the market.  WATER NOTICE  I, John Casorso of Kelowna, B. C, by  occupation a Farmer, give notice that I intend, on the twentieth (20) day of March  next, at eleven o'clock in the forenoon, to  apply'to the Water Commissioner at his  office at Fairview for a license to take and  uae two cubic feet of water per second  from Summit lake near the 13th mile post  of lot 2711, Similkameen, to be diverted at  a near suitable point about-150 yards above  what is known as Crawford'* upper fall*  on Sawmill creek. The water will be  uaed on the North & of section 5, township  26, Oaoyoos, for irrigation purposes. I intend to apply at the same time for permission to store 250 acre feet of said water  a reservoir at said Summit lake.  JOHN CASORSO,  Joseph Casorso, Agent.  Dated thia 14th day of February, 1912.  12-16  WATER NOTICE  I, Rosa Casorso, of Kelowna B. C, by  occupation a farmer give notice that I intend on the twentieth (20) day of March  next, at eleven o'clock in the forenoon to  apply to the Water Commissioner at hia  office at Fairview, for a license to take and  use one cubic foot of water per aecond  from Summit lake near the 13th mile poet  of lot 27 11 Similkameen, to be diverted at  a near suitable point about 150 yard*  above what i* known a* Crawford'* upper  fall* on Sawmill creek. The water will be  uaed on the South East 1-4 of Section 5,  township 26 Oaoyuos, for irrigation purposes. 1 intend to apply at the same time  for permission to store 125 acre feet of the  said water in a reservoir at said Summit  lake.  ROSA CASORSO,  Joseph Cavorao, Agent.  Dated thi* 14th day of February, 1912.  12-16 .  SYNOPSIS OF COAL  MINING REGULATIONS  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 mu*t be made  by the applicant in person to the Agent or  Sub-Agent of the district in which the  right* applied for are attuated.  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 the mine at  the rate of five cents per ton.  The person operating the mine shall fur-  niah the Agent with sworn returns accounting for the full quantity of merchantable  coal mined and pay the royalty thereon. If  the coal mining rights are 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 ba 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 ot this  advertisement will not be paid far,  14 more days only  Bump go the Prices  14 more days only  DOWN I      DOWN 11      DOWN!!!  Buy before April 1st  Such a chance  only ONCE in a Lifetime  CALDER'S  "Get Out Quick"  ^SALE^  Hundreds of people who have attended our Sale  can readily testify that they have received  better values for less money than it  has ever been their  experience   to   find   before  in  Kelowna.  Only Fourteen more Buying Days  Our Store will positively close on March 30th.     If you   *  want to save money get busy and act quickly.  New Spring Goods just received and put into  stoct\ to be sold at "Quick Sale" Prices  New Dress Goods  New Dress Silks  New Ginghams  New Curtain Muslins  New Bungalow Nets  New Madras Muslins  New Hosiery  New Art  Denims  New Curtains  New Dresses for Ladies  New Dresses for Children  New spring coats for children  REMNANTS, REMNANTS,  Profits ontw  REMNANTS    to ^e tnrown to the wint*s  87 Ladies'   and  Children's  Parasols to be sold Saturday  At Half Price  All  Ladies', Children's and  Men's straw and linen Hats  to be sold Saturday  At Half Price  The Kelowna Outfitting Store  W. B. M. CALDER, Prop.  Terms Strictly Cash  We ha\>e no Time for Bookkeeping  Store Opens at 9 a.m.  Positively No Goods sent on Approval  sMmmmmmlt; The Orchard Gitu Record  Thursday Mar. 14  STORES PLENTY  Offers special opportunities for saving money  by buying there.  We  invite  you   to  come  and  inspect  our  stock  of  Choice Groceries,  &c. at our New Store.    New goods are arriving daily.  Specials for Saturday :  REGULAR SPECIAL  White Beans - 3 for 25c. 41bs. 25c.  Japan Rice - 3 lbs. 25c. 4 lbs. 25c.  Canned Kel. Corn I 5c. tin 2 for 25c.  ��� Tomatoes 1 5c. tin 2 for 2 5c.  Old D'ch Cleanser 1 22 tin I Oc. tin  Choice Fionic Hams, about 6 lbs. each.  Regular, 24c. lb; Special, 20c. Ib.  Strictly Fresh Eggs, 35 c. doz.  Due by Express on Friday���  California Cauliflower, Asparagus, Celery,  Spinach, Bananas, &c, &c.  'Phone ui your orders for Green Vegetables & Fruit  Get  the  Habit, go to  K. F. OXLEY  GROCER  Telephone,35 Telephone 35  Attractive Bungalow  FOR SALE  Fixtures For Sale  Four  rooms   and   bnth  room,  concrete  cellar, electric  light.  Lot 50ft. by 126ft.  Price - $1,500  Write Box J. M.," Record "Office  [ WANTED! 1  2 Cent* per word, drat insertion end  1 Cent per word each ��ub*equent  insertion, minimum 25 Cent*.  PINE WOOD FOR SALE  Delivered anywhere in city.    Apply  5tf Dalgleian & Glenn  FOR RENT  Large Room*, recently occupied by  Kelowna Tobacco Co., over Elliot Building,  either in block or singly. Apply Coates,  Edward* and Gowen. 11  SEED WHEAT  Good seed wheel for tale. Apply,  12-20 Casorso Broi.  TOMATO PLANTS  Order*   booked now for Tomato  Plant*  (Earliana), ready third week May.    Strong  transplanted. Price per 1,000 lot on applying to Lansdown, Rutland, B.C. I3tf  The following fixtures are  now offered for Sale, to be  delivered on or after April 1st:  125  feet   Shelving,   Drawer*,   fitc,   all   in  splendid condition.  I Safe.  1 13-ft, Counter and Drawers.  2 20-ft. Counters and Drawer*.  2 10-ft. Clothing Table*.  2 14-ft. Clothing Table*.  5 12-ft. Clothing Tables.  I 6-ft. Silent Salesman.  I 4-ft Silent Salesman.  I 6-ft Iron Suit Rack.  I Skirt or Coat Rack.  I Counter Ribbon Case.  I Counter Notion Case.  1 Shoe Ladder and Fixture*.  3 Shoe Seat*. ���''  3 Shoe Stools.  ti Bust Forms.  2 Dress Forms.  I Wax Figure.  I   Singer   Sewing   Machine  (drop   head)  in perfect condition.  I Button Machine and Mould*.  Lot Electric Light Fixture*.  I. >t Bra** and Wire Stand*.  I Large Box Stove and Pipe*.  All tha above articles  are   now   offered   for   sale   at  I'he Kelowna Outfitting  Store  W. B. M. CALDER, Prop.  FOR SALE  Part   *et   light   double   work    Harness.  Apply " Record " Office. x  FOR SALE  Single combed,  brown   Leghorn   Cockerels and Pullet*. Apply J. F, Bawtinheimcr  14-17  EGGS FOR HATCHING  Eggs from the following pen*, pure bred  poultry : Barred Rock*, White Wyandots,  S. C. Brown Leghorn*, S. C. White Leghorn*; Rose-combed Rhode Island Reds.  J. C. Stockwell. Barnard Ave. 15tf  FOR SALE  Raspberry Cane* (Milters'). Large berry  and heavy croppers, $2.00 per 100 or  $18.00 per thousand. Also seed potatoes,  true to hftinc hmlv Rose and Sati*facti-:)ii.  Thos. Cooper, Rutland. I5tf  COPIES OF "RECORD" WANTED  We will pay 10c. each  for ��� few clean  copies  of. No. 14 of the "Record," dated  February 29th.    " Record " Office.       x  STRAYED  On   to  Glenmore   Ranch,   dark Sorrell  I lone.    Weight 900 lb*., with " U " brand  on left shoulder. Has been on place about  a week.     Apply M. W. Russell, Manage.  I6tf  EGGS FOR HATCHING  From pedigreed utility, s. -c. White  Orpington birds. Fine laying strain. $1.50  per setting of 15. Also sittings from  good Black Minorca*. W. J Shairt, Orchard  City Poulti v Ranch, Bernard Avenue,  Kelowna, B.C. 16-17  I OR SALE  A few ton* of Aahcroft Seed Potatoes.  Applv to Dr. P. dc Pfyffer, Mission Ranch.  P.O. Box 347. 16-17  SEED POTATOES  Go  to  Conroy'i  for  your  Early Rose  Polatoe*.     Buy  before they are shipped  out. Plant for early market.   John Conroy.  I6tf  THE PEOPLE'S STORE  Headquarters for the Economical Buyer  .   SEEDS   .  Spring is coming and with it  the time for Planting and Sowing  To have good results you must have good seeds, and as we are in  the teed business on a larger scale than ever, we can guarantee the  best seeds procurable. We have Kennies', Ferry's, Steele Briggs' and  McKenzie'*  Seeds in  packages, and  Rennie's Seeds in  bulk, and  We   Want   Your Seed Business  Special attention  given to special orders.  All special orders supplied at Catalogue Prices.  Have  you  seen  the  Leadless Glazed  Langley Ware?  Stew Pots, Saucepans, Teapots, Coffee Pots, Bacon Dishes, Casseroles,  in  fact  everything  that  is made  in  Langley  Ware.    Just  the  thing to cook in and keep the meal warm after it is cooked.  THOMAS LAWSON, LIMITED  Phones: Grocery, 214;    Dry Goods, 314;    Office, 143.  A. G. McKEOWN  KELOWNA  Agent for the  PENTICTON STEAM  LAUNDRY  Laundry despatched twice a  week.  Prompt attention and careful  work.  DEPARTMENT OF LANDS  WATER   BRANCH  Teke Notice that the Board of Investigation, acting under Part 111. 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 claim* to  weter right* existing on the 12th of March,  1909, on-  Beth creek  Boucher Gerden spring  Canon creek  Common* creek  Darke creek  Darke lake  Erica* creek  Filh 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  stream* in the vicinity.  On the 22nd day of April. 1912, et 10  o'clock   in   tha  forenoon, at Peachland, to  hear end determine claim* to water right*  exiating on the 12th March, 1909, on-  Bald Range Creek  Beer creek  Big Horn creek  Cedar creek  Cranberry creek  Clover creek  Davidson creek  Deep creek  Duncan creek  Eaparron creek  Fern creek  Hill or Venner creek  Headwater lake  Hill creek  Jacob creek  jack creek  Keep creek  Finlay creek  Lapsley creek  Miller spring  McDougall creek       v  Power creek  Raahdale creek  Pigeon creek  Smith creek  Shannon creek  Speer lake  Spring creek  Spruce cree^  Tamarack lake  Trepannier creek  Venero creek  Venner creek  and   their   tributariea   and   to   unnamed  atreama in the vicinity.  On the 24th day of April, 1912, at II  o'clock in the forenoon, at Okanagan  Centre, to hear and determine claim* to  water right* exiating on the 12th March,  1909, on-  Special  Priced  Watches  from  Match Ist to  March 16th Inclusive  Gents.    7-jaweled,    Regina     Movement,   in  Nickle   eaae.      Reg. $8.00.    Special  $6.75  Gents,   I r-Jeweled,   Regina    Movement,   in  Nickle   case.   Reg. $11.00.    Special  $9.50  Gents.    17-JeweLd,   Regina    Movement,   in  Nickle  caae.   Reg. $14.00.   Special  $12.25  Gents. 7-Jcwaled, Regina Movement, in Gold  Filled case.   Reg. $14.00.    Special $12.25  Gents. I3-Jeweled, Regina Movement, in Gold  Filled caae.   Reg. $16.00.    Special $14.00  Genta. 17>Jawe)ed, Regina Movement, in Gold  Filled case.   Reg. $18.90.   Special $16.25  Genta. 19.Jeweled  Railroad Watch, in Cold  Filled case.   Reg. $35.00   Special $30.00  Ladies' G. V.  Regina Watch.  Reg. $16.00.   Special $14.00  Elfin * Welthfun Watches from S3 upward  Also a quantity of small itrap watches  at correspondingly low prices, and  3 only 17.Jeweled, Special Watches.  Regular $14.00.   Special $7.00  3 only 15.Jeweled, Special Watches,  Regular $ 11.00.   Special $3.30  6 only 7.Jeweled, Special Watchea.  ' Regular $3.00.    Special $2.30  TT/i.rr? arc oil Genuine  'bargains  Terms Cash  J. B. KNOWLES,  Jeweler and Optician,  KELOWNA B.C.  Beavei lake  Balagno lake  Clear creek  Cattail creek  C nrk or Horse creek  Duck Lake creek  Duck lake  Echo lake  Fall* creek  Inland lake  Lake of the Wood*  Fahni lake  Long lake (south end)  Ribbleawoith creek  Short or Biche creek  North Fork Short* creek  Torrent creek  Sucker creek  Wood creek  and  their   tributariea   and   to   unnamed  Btream* in the vicinity.  On the 26th day of April.  1912. at 10  o'clock in the forenoon, in the Court-house  at  Vemon, to hear and determine claims  to water right* existing on the 12th March,  1909, on���  Aberdeen lake  Beaver creek  Brewer creek  Brown creek  B X or Deep creek  Cedar creek  Coldatream creek  Cottonwood spring*  Diamond Dry lake  Dry creek  Deer creek  Fish lake  Five-mile creek  Girod creek  Goose lake  Gurney creek  Haddo lake  Long Lake gulch  Louie creek  Lulluweape creek  Irish or Cayotte creek  Jones creek  King Edward VII. take  Larch creek  Le Due creek  Long Lake creek  Granite creek %  Long Lake (north end)  Long 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-mile creek  Vemon creek  Whiteman 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 existing on the 12th March, 1909, on���  Beaver Jack creek  Bisaette creek  Bonneau creek  Big creek  Blue Spring creek  Bigg creek  Burnyeat creek  Cherry creek  Copper creek  Cashmere creek  Christie creek  Dailey creek  Deafv creek  Dutchman creek  Eight-mile creek  Fall creek  Harris creek  Ireland creek  Mabel lake  Mill creek  Medora creek  Ntcklen creek  Put man creek  Perry creek  Rollings lake  Spider creek  Shuswap river  Slack creek  Sugar lake  Silver spring* creek  Sow Sap creesj  Spallumcheen river  Vance crees}  and   their   tributaries   and   to   unnamed  streams in the vicinity.  Parties who presented claims to the  Board in 1910 and have received licence*  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.  Solid Gold and  Gold Filled Jewellery  ii displayed in our new store  in abundance, and to much  better advrntage than heretofore, and there ia satisfaction  in everv article backed by our  pergonal 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 for cut, color and  brilliancy. Let us clean your  jewellery for you.   No charge.  W. M. PARKER & CP.,Vttate  Crowley Block ��� Bos 316 ��� Bernard Ave.  All work absolutely guaranteed  A  "Want" ad. in the Record  it a sure dividend-paying  investment.

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