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 VOL. V.   NO. 14.  Meeting of  City Council  1 Proposed Extenaion of Water  Street���Feeding of Prisoners  KELOWNA. BRITISH COLUMBIA, THURSDAY,  FEB. 27, 1913.  $1.50 Per Annum.  The city council met at usual  Friday morning latt with a full  attendance of members.  Mr, R. H. Parkinaon wat present  with a plan of the proposed extension of Water street from Lake  avenue to Park avenue. He also  submitted a petition from the owners of the property on the west  tide of Pendozi street which requested the council to continue  the street according to the plan.  Mr. Parkinton taid that all the  .owners had tigned the petition  except the Bank of Montreal.  A letter waa read from the manager of the Bank of Montreal  objecting very strongly to the  street which would cut off a portion  of the lot on which the retidence  stood nnd on which, he taid, considerable money had been spent  in improvements. He suggested  an alternative route missing the  Bank property. This, however,  was not received with favor nor  was a proposal of Mr. Parkinson's  to make the street 45 feet wide  instead of 66 feet.  The clerk was inttructed to in-  orm  the  local   manager of   the  [Bank  of  Montreal that excepting  ;the  bank all the property  ownert  affected  by  the  propoted   ttreet  ad petitioned the council to open  : and  had  offered to deed the  necessary land  to  the  city ; that  the council had unanimously decided that the new ttreet according to Mr. Parkinton't plan would  be in the best interests of the city.  If the bank persisted   in   refusing  to deed to the citv free of  charge  the  portion of the rear of the lot  required for the street it would be  necessary  to  buy  the  land from  the ownert and charge  the  purchase price against them together  with all interett and other charges  involved in the issuing of  debentures.   Added  to  this great and  unnecessary   expense   would   be  the cost of expropriation proceeding! which the city would have to  institute againtt the bank if it still  refused to tell the land.   Thit wat  a roundabout and  watteful  proceeding which  it  was very desirable to  avoid.     The clerk   wai  also atked to request the  bank't  local  manager to tend a copy of  the correspondence to headquarters.  Mr. R. Duncan, manager of the  opera house waited on the council  in reference to complaints which  had been made regarding the seating in the Opera house. It appeared, however, that there had been  a misunderstanding as to the width  of aisles required by the new  �� Building By-law, and it was found  that the aitlet in the opera house  fulfilled fll requirements. Mr.  Duncan taid it wat hit intention  shortly to replace the old seats  with proper opera chairs. He also  stated in reply to a question that  the lantern in the opera house had  been enclosed in a tin and asbestos  lined box at a safeguard against  fire.  Mr. Bornholdt, leader of the city  band, addressed the council on  the need of more and better instruments. The band had only  fourteen instruments in all and  these had been in use for many  years and were worn and out-of-  date. Some new instruments were  needed before anv progress could  be made in training a good band.  He estimated that nine instruments  ware needed which could be purchased second-hand but in very  satisfactory condition for about  $400. He also mentioned that the  band hed a surplus of some $200  with which it was intended to purchase uniforms.  The council promised lo give  consideration to the band's request.  The following accounts were  passed for payment:���  Thompson Stationery Co, atetionery    15.401 Wnrahir,  ��,t.  . i        r I ns .   ���  Okanagan T.I. Co., pnon. rent and I ���,',���' t   "."V'6   ��f   C<H TaX     PrtWfirinT  long distance olle    |5,|5 | municalions   winch   he   was   fre-!IaA    vUsICClOl  in Difficulties  Crane Co., power houae auppliea... 13.70  Kelowna Machine Shope, work and  eupplies  4.50  I'. Treadgold, repairs to furniture.. 1.35  W. H. Peisley, hauling pipe  I.S0  Northern Electric Mfg. Co., power  houae euppliee  3.96  G. F. Jamea, police euppliee���  1.65  Kel. Sewmill Co., hauling eawdust.. 175.50  O.K. Lumber Co., water worka aup. 10.12  P. B. Willits (x Co., Stationery  1.25  A. Peebody, prisoners' meale  22.05  W. Haug. office and fire hall fuel... 24.40  Kel. Carriage Worka, auppliea  3.60  D. Leckie, water works euppliee.... 36.01  Morrison- Thompson Co., water and  light and fire dept. euppliee  39.27  Max Jenkins 8t Co., teaming  9.50  Canadian General Elect. Co., power  house supplies    19.08  Fleck Bros. Ltd  do  2.65  Dr. Knox, examination of lunatic... 5.00  McColl Bros., cylinder oil  42.50  T. Lawaon Ltd., Fire -Hall euppliee 23.75  An account of $22 for prisoners'  meals produced a discussion which  though humorous in itself indicated a real difficulty in dealing wilh  the ever increasing list of "drunks  and disorderlies" for which the  the presence in town of so many  railway workers was responsible.  1 he noticeable heavy cost of feeding these troublesome guests in  duced the mayor to seek an ex  planation from Chief Sutherland.  He said that large numbers of  drunks were being arrested who  had no money to pay fines. If they  were kept in gaol the city had to  provide meals for them, and if they  were let out on suspended sentence they were generally in trouble  again before the day was out. It  was impossible, owing to the lien vv  expense to keep taking such men  to Kamloops. He had lately tried  the plan of making prisoners work  on the streets, and he had found  that their friends were not long in  paying their fines.  It was suggested that the meals  supplied were n little too sumptuous, and that a diet of bread and  water might act as a deterrent.  It was left to the police commis-  sior^rs to find a solution, nf tH*  problem.  A letter was read from Mr, H.F.  Hicks of the men's outfitting store  on Water Street, requesting the  council to remove as soon as possible the temporary sewer construction works, which, besides being a nuisance and danger to  traffic, obstructed the view of his  store from the main street, thus  interfering with business.  It was decided to request the  engineer to remove all of the  obstruction which was possible.  The following letter was read  from the Hon. Price Ellison:  queiilly receiving. He did not  think it wise for the council to give  advice regarding real estate transactions.  E. Cox, eewer time cheque $ 30,20  W. Wilson    do  4.65  R. Jennings  do  13.65  S. Kemp, work on light extensions. 31.50  W. Notley  do  4.66  F.Freeman do  4.66  W.Merehall do  4.66  W.Gordon  do  4.66  t Smith      do  4.66  . McMillan, digging graves  25.00  L. A. Taylor, expense eect. examining treea for Perk Commission. 8.00  Dear Sir,��� -I am writing you in order  that you may bring to the attention of  your council a matter with reference to  the impounding of some of my horaes.  For a number of yeare I have been subject to matters of this kind, vis., where  other people have driven horses and cattle  into Kelowna to get their own, end have  left mine on your atreeta to be impounded.  I have paid every year quite a aum of  money for pound fees and think that I  have been very unjustly deell with considering that I am a rancher in the vicinity  of Kelowna, end have no way or means of  knowing whan my animate are impounded.  I think your Pound By.law ia being  taken sdvsjitnge of by unscrupulous men.  1 do not know how your by-law reads,  whether a peraon ia to be notified when  they know the brands of the animals, or  not, but in thie case and all othera your  pound-keeper has known perfectly well  whoae animals he wss impounding, and to  keep them a week or more in many cases  without notifying us is an outrage and  nothing short of s dishonest and unscrupulous set.  1 shell be glad if you will send me e  copy ot your round By-law, so lhat I may  sse what thc regulations are.  I ask for no favours ; but 1 do aak you  to place yourself in my position with reference to matters of this kind.  Yours faithfully,  PRICE ELLISON  The mayor, aaid he had received  a still stronger letter from Mr. Ellison's foreman, The poundkeeper  had told him that the horses in  question had been running loose  around Bankhead and had eventually strayed into Mr. DeHart's  orchard where they had done considerable damage. Mr. DeHart  had requested the poundkeeper  to have them impounded.  The clerk was instrcted to send  a full explanation of the affair to  Mr. Ellison.  A letter from the Hon, the Provincial secretary announced the  appointment of Aid. J. N. Thompson and Mr. E. Weddell to the  Board of Licence Commissioners  and Aid. R. A. Copeland and Mr.  F. M. Buckland to the Board of  Police Commissioners.  A letter was read by the Mayor  from a person in Victoria requesting information as to the value  of  Aid. Thompson repotted on behalf of the Park Commissioners  lhat they had decided to purchase  1000 trees for the park and streets  and asked the council to confirm  the order. A resolution wns  passed to that effect.  The trees, it was stated, were intended to be placed upon Abbott  street, Richter street, Harvey ave.,  and Bernard avenue and the rest  in th- Park.  The Park Commissioners, it was  also mentioned, had decided to  accept the tender of Messrs. Palmer & Rogerson for the supply of.  plants for the Pnrk, and also for  the superintendence of planting  work there and on the streets from  March Ist lo November Ist. A  monthly statement was to be rendered.  Aid. Copeland slated that he had  been asked several times in reference to the payment of money due  for land taken to widen Pendozi  street.  Aid. Sutherland said that it was  impossible to give any definite information on the matter as it was  entirely a question of the debenture market.  Mayor Jones drew the attention  of the council to the fact lhat the  Attorney-General, Mr. Bowser, had  lately introduced into the legislature certain amendments to the  Liquor Act, and to the Municipal  Clauses Act which would, if allowed to become law, hnve the effect  of greatly curtailing the power of  municipalities to deal with the  licence question within their own  boundaries. He suggested that  the council pass a resolution of  protest against the measures.  Aid. Cosens raiaed the objection  that the uniform hours of closing  nf hotels which the amendments  in question proposed to fix would  be on advantage rather than otherwise.  Aid. Sutherland, however, pointed out that it was not nny question  of hours in which the council were  especially interested, but the inter-  'erence of the legislature with their  powers as a municipality. There  had been a steady tendency during  the past few years to place restrictions upon the powers of local  governing bodies and it was  against this that they should lodge  a protest.  Aid. Cosens withdrawing his  objection a unanimous resolution  was passed protesting against the  proposed amendments in so far as  they interfered 'villi the powers of  municipnlities.  Aid. Thompson asked if the  Telephone Co. were carrying out  their understanding with the council to place poles upon lanes where  possible so as to avoid main street'.  He had noticed that preparations  were being made to place a line of  poles on a street where a lane was  available.  The clerk was instructed to write  the company informing them that  poles must be placed upon lanes  where possible, and requesting  them to submit to the council plans  of new pole lines.  The two new by-laws, Nfis. 128  and 129, relating to sewer connections and regulating plumbing  work were given a second reading  and the council then went into  committee of the whole lo con  sider them. Very little alteration  was made, however, to them and  on rising from committee the bylaws were given a third reading  Alleged Wholesale .Embezzlement of Poll Tax  Tobacco Factory is  Modern Building  for Tobacco Company  Information of a huge scandal  in connection with the collection  of the Revenue Tax, or "poll tax"  as it was popularly known, in the  Okanagan have leaked out during  the week, and it is stated that Ira  Cutler, well-known throughout (he  valley as collector of thc tax before  its abolition hy the government,  has been arrested in Chicago and  brought back on a charge of embezzlement. The sum involved is  said to amount to nearly $5000.  The fraud, which, it appears,  must have been going on for some  time, was accomplished bv means  of forged receipt books, prepared  in imitation of those issued by the  government. Armed with these a  collector would be tinder no immediate obligation to make returns  to his department, and would  probably hope for the approaching  abandonment of the tax to cover  up his tracks.  New Shoe Store Opened  Messrs. W.   E.   Tait   &   Co.   are  opening within the next few  days  a shoe store in the shooting gallery  building which hns   been   remod-  delled, and a   new   modem   plate  glass window put in.    It is claimed  that this is the only store in the interior of B. C. devoted  exclusively  to shoes.    The  firm   has   already  a   large   business   in   Kamloops,  where they have   been   for  some  five years.    The store is lo be   on  strictly  up-io-tlale   lines,   both   in  interior fittings and in stock carried  which is to include the   best Canadian and American makes.     Mr.  Tait will personally manage affairs  and if energy and business experience can accomplish anything he  will   certainly   make   good.     Mr.  Tait is a hustler by nature,   and   a  long association with such firms as  Ryans of Winnipeg, and Starks of  Vancouver, has given him a   wide  knowledge of the   shoe   business.  It was hoped to have the store   in  shape to open Salurday but  there  is some doubt as  to   whether  the  carpenters will finish their work in  time to allow this to be done.  Dr. Westbrook to be President  of B.C. University  Dr. Westbrook, dean of th^  faculty of Medicine of Minneto'a  University, is to be president of  the University of British Columbia  and to bear an historic and important part in the laying of the foundations of this seat or higher education for Western Canada. Announcement of the other appointments in connection with the  adminstration of university affairs  is being defened until Dr. Westbrook has arrived and been  consulted with respect thereto. Dr.  Westbrook is Canadian born and  has had a distinguished career,  having been patholigist and bacteriologist of distinction and graduate of leading Canadian and British  Universities.  The tobacco industry in the Kelowna district is becoming more  widely known throughout British  Columbia, Canada generally, and  the British Isles than perhaps the  average Kelowna citizen has yet  begun to realize.  I'he British North American Tobacco Co., under the energetic  management of Mr. A. W. Boweer,  is raising the industry to a level in  which it has already begun to tell  as an important item in the development of the city and district.  A trip round the large new factory  which has just been completed on  lillis slreet, would no doubt be a  revelation to most people and perhaps a short description of the  building and what is doing there  m:ght be of interest.  The building is a handsome  three story brick structure designed on strictly modern lines, and  with a view to producing a sub-  st ntial economically-operated factory in which the manufacture of  tobacco and cigars from the taking  in of the raw leaf to the packing  and shipment of the finished product could proceed wilh the greatest efficiency and convenience.  The way in which this desirable  result has been achieved is a credit  not only to the arrhitect, Mr. P. E.  Corby, and to the contractor, Mr.  Geo. E. Bowser (brother of the  company's manager), but also to  the manager himself whose wide  knowledge of the business has  enabled him to suggest the general  plan of the building.  The manufacturing process commences on the upper floor to  which the raw leaf is conveyed by  means of an electric elevator.  Here aie the three large, fermenting rooms where the leaf is subjected to a series of scientifically  regulated sweating or fermenting  processes, imparting the color and  bringing out that delicate aroma  which has placed B.N.A.T.Co.  cigars on a plane of equality with  the productions of some of the  oldest tobacco producing districts1  oft! "  floors and partitions are of 2 x 6  lumber spiked solid, the ground  floor being of concrete, Thorough  plumbing and sanitary conven-  n ���      " r\t ���     ra       ���      iiences are provided for all sections  Completion ol New Premises of the building, and  a fire-escape  is connected with the upper floors.  In the spring  railway  trackage  will be put in with a loading and  unloading platform.  At present there are some 75  hands employed in the factory, but  this number will be largely increased as soon as the contract rs  have completed their work on the  building. The output at present  is something like 50,000 cigars a  week, but orders come in so fast  that the factory is still some 200,-  000 behind. The company's present payroll is about $1,000 per  week.  There are about 125 men employed on the company's farms  preparing the seed beds, and the  area of about 575 acres which the  ci mpany will themselves plant.  In addition it is expected that a  arge crop will be derived from  farmers it the vicinity. The seed  beds alone cover seven acres.  35 acres of the fine Sumatra leaf  will be planted under cheesecloth  tents, a method which proved a  gteat success last yesr.  The company is planning some  valuable publicity work for the  coming season, a great deal of the  benefit from which will fall to the  district generally. The provincial  government is placing in the Vancouver Progress Club at its own  expense a comprehensive exhibit  of Kelowna cigars and tobrcci,  and another exhibit is to be taken  to Calgary by the C.P.R.  Although much has been done  in the past year ot two, and the  growing of tobacco is long past the  experimental stage, it can hardly  be said that the industry locally is  in anything but thit infant singe,  and great things are looked for in  the next lew years.  Rutland News  (From our own correspondent)  The Fpworlh League social section of the Methodist Church  organized an evening's amusement  at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Wm.  Fleming on Wednesday  evening.  s a ���  -inemingon   Wednesday  evening,  of the world. The rooms are steam  Mo��� jngenious methods were used  healed and constructed so as to be | to ch00,e the partners in the   various games, and the  coupling   up  An extra meeting of the council  took place Saturday morning when  the sewer connections and plumbing by-laws were reconsidered and  finally pasted.  The question of appointing a  plumbing inspector under the latter by-law was also discussed and  the matter was finally handed over  to Aid. Taylor to investigate and  report at the next meeting.  The scavenging department also  came under consideration and a  resolution was passed that owing  to the unsatisfactory way in which  the work was being done the services of Mr. W. H. Paisley be dis-  p<au ���J*'''1 on r"ebruary28th'  Aid. Copeland reported that he |  had interviewed Mr. A. R. Daw  on the matter and he had offered  to  take  up  the  contract  on the  Mr. John Levitt has purchased a  third interest in the motor truck  business of Messrs, Newton and  Waldy, the new firm adopting the  name of the "Inland Motor Freighting Co." Mr. Levitt is entering  with characteristic energy upon  his new venture, and as there is  no lack of business, prospects are  bright. Mr. Levitt is still retaining  his real estate business.  up  certain lots.   This letter, said  His | some terms as before and  ould  put on men and teams at once.  A resolution was accordingly  passed handing over the work to  Mr. Davy.  The request of the city band for  the grant of sufficient money to  purchase a set of band instruments  was then taken up. The council,  however, did not favor this additional grant and a resolution was  passed that if the council raid for  the instruments the nmoun would  be deducted from the t lonthly  grant of $75 which was ilready  being paid.  thoroughly insulated from all outside heat or cold ao that an even  temperature can be maintained no  matter what the state of the  weather. On this floor is also a  sorting room where the leaf is  graded according to quality for  various purposes.  For (he stripping process, which  consists of tearing off the thick  veins of the leaves, leaving them  of an even thickness for wrapping  of cigars, and removing all "sticks,"  space is found on the second floor.  This operation is performed by  girls for whom a comfortable room  with all sanitary convenience is  provided. The drying room is  close by, where all excess of moisture is taken from the tobacco, and  the general workroom, where a  large staff is employed on lhe  actual making of the cigars. The  wonderful speed with which the  tobacco was handled and the  cleverness of manipulation of the  frail " wrappers " which are rolled  around the " filler " was interesting  to watch.  The boxes are filled and labelled on this floor, the smell of tht  cedar boxes adding to the general  pleasant scent which pervades th  building. A small private office  is also provided for the sal  manager.  On the ground floor is a large  storeroom for the new leaf ; the  bonded warehouse where the  cigars await the inspection of the  revenue officei, and a storeroom  for empty boxes, &c. To the rear,  is a large boiler house where the  heating is provided for the whole  building.  The general offices are in front  and these are fitted out in a handsome yet pleasingly tastelul manner. To the right is Mr. Bowser's  private office, a cosy little room  with an open fireplace, the tiling  on which shows B.N.A.T.CO., the  distinguishing mark of all the company's manufactures. A tiled entrance gives communication wilh  the strees.  Throughout the whole building  solidity and permanance of construction has been considered. All  of certain persons would almost  lead ore to imagine pre-arrange-  ment I but that, of course, would  not happen at a church social ?  All the same put me in the good  books of the dealer, say I. The  games were original and called  for some deep thinking, which  somehow resulted in close competition for the booby prizes. The  supper brought the evening'r  pleasure to successful finish st  about 11.30.  The British Government i- rushing through an aerial navagalion  bill, which will expose any foreign  airship travelling over England lo  the risk of being fired upon under  certain specified conditions, although a state of war may not exist  between this country and lhat  whence the airship has flown. No  secret is made of the fact that lhe  bill is designed to check German  exploits of this kind. For several  months past at intervals, there have  been reports of mysterious flights  of airships over one or olher parts  of the country, and the introduction of the new measure, coupled  with a governmental request to the  opposition not to delay its progress  through Parliament is taken to  mean that the government has  awakened to the fact that foreign  airships have actually flown over  English territory.  Mr. E, Foley-Bennett and the  Messts. Fraser of the Western Canneries Co., attended a meeting nt  Summerland last week in connection with the proposed formation  of a local company to act in con.  junction with Penticton and Kelowna for the canning of fruit.  Representatives of the Dominion  Can nets' Association were preset't  in the interests of that concern, but  an effort for the consolidation of  interests failed. No definite conclusion was arrived at by the local  delegates but it is more than probable a cannery will be established  to work with the sister towns.  ���Penticton Herald. KELOWNA RECORD  ��� ��� MSJII  THE ORCHARD CITY RECORD  Pssklithed cuery Thursday at the. Office,  Kelowna. B.C.  JOHX LEATHLEY. Editor and Proprietor,  Subscription $1.50 pet annum.  T* United States ��2.00 per annum,  Advertising tales upon application.  Mission Creek and  Benvoulin Notes  (From ou, own correspondent)  A surprise party of Benvoulin  young people visited the home of  Mr. and Mrs. Alex. Gordon last  Wednesday evening. Music, games  and dancing was enjoyed by all  those present.  The regular weekly meeting of  the Literary Society will be held  on Friday evening, at 7.30, at the  home of Mr. A. Patterson. A cordial invitation is extended to all  members and friends of the Society.  The social and entertainment  held in Benv-ulin church last Friday evening under the auspices of  the Lidies Aid Socirtv, proved to  be a great success. 1 he roads being in a good condition and a  bright moon, a large crowd was  present, and judging from all reports the following program was  greatly enjoyed be all:  Violin Solo Mrs. Rutherford  Vocal Solo Miss Naismilh  Recitation Mrs. McLean  Vocal Solo    Mrs. Rust  Chairman's Address ..Rev. O'Brien  Dialogue, " Woman's Rights "    by six l.idies and two men.  Vocal Soio Mr. Wright  Violin Solo  Mrs. Rutherford  Vocal Solo Mrs. Speer  Duet Mias L. Munson and   Miss B. Grummett  Vocal Solo Mr. Wright  Apple Contest  Refreshments were served at the  close by the ladies. The proceeds  amounted to $24.20.  Wilson Landing and  West Side Notes  (Fran, our own correspondent)  Mr. Radsull, snr., heads ths list  with egg production from his  colony of 25 hens.  This pleasant weather is bring,  ing out ths workers who are  actively employed amongst the  trees pruning, 4tc.  Mr. P. H. L. Seeley speaks of  building a concrete house under  suitable weather conditions.  Tha " Orchard Cily " of the Kel-  owna Sawmill Co. was hers on  Monday last also on Tuesday,  when she took down a boom of  logs.  Mr. G. C. Browse and a riding  party were visitors to the West-  bank district on Thursday last  being entertained by Mr. and Mrs.  J. Faulkner at their pleasant ranch  home.  Grown here without irrigation  the Up-to Date makes a splendid  family potato. One tuber, thoroughly sound and of good flavor,  often weighs from two to three  pounds and makes enough for a  meal.  Do we realize that in the late  Robert Louis Stevenson we hsve a  msster hand in wireless telegraphy ? By sympathy in lhe  charily code he reaches all���  " There  is  so   much  bail   in   the  best of us,  And so much good  in  the  worst  of us,  That it ill behoves any of us  To find fault with the test of us."  Stamping Fresh Eggs  Commencing wilh threats to boy  cott local produce dealers alleged  to be handling Washington eggs  as of the " new laid " variety snd  selling them for the same price as  the local product, the West Kootenay Poultry & Pet Stock Association at its meeting the other day  concluded by deciding lo take  steps toward introducing a system  for rubber stamping eggs sold by  members of the organization and  putting up tbe pi otitict in cartons  bearing the guarantee ot the  association. A district selling  sgenev, although not regarded as  practical under present conditions  was mentioned as being the logicsl  outcome of the plsn.  ���mm  Amusements  Founded upon an emblem of  purity and full of human interest  lhat goes straight to the heart, " The  Rosary " a new play by Ed. Rose  has made a most favorable impression. The production is a new  one, and Mesms. Rowland and  Clifford have given ita magnificent  staging. The theme uf the play  as expressed by the title is presented in a gripping and forceful manner (ha! strikes home, and at the  same time there is an ubundance  of original and moral comedy.  Seldom is a caste more fitted to  their respective parts Tian the men -  bers of this company.  Every member is so well placed  that there is not the slightest jarring of any part in the play, und  the result is a perfect rendition.  In " Rev. Brian Kelly," played  by Robt. Harlan, theatregoers witness one of the best portrayals of  this nature that ever has been oeen  on the stage. Mr. Harlan is forceful, sympathetic and impressive,  and gives just the right touch of  realism to  the  character.  " The Rosary " hns just completed a most siiecesful three month's  run in Chichago and is now playing tn the Garden Theatre in New  York City. Lovers of classic  drama will not miss the opportunity to see this splendid production  at the Opera House on Friday 28lh  February or the special return date  Tuesday, March 4th.  It would appear from the latest  reports teat seventy-five per cent,  of the orange crop of California  has been hit by the late unprecedented frost.  Mr. T. Cunningham, Provincial  fruit Inspector, renortn dial large  quantities of California frozen  oranges are coming to hand. Two  full cars and several smaller lots  have been condemned und sent  back, ns the fruit is said to be comparatively wotthless and quickly  deteriorates.  Formally charged with inciting  the blowing up of the Lloyd George  country house at Walton Heath  and stirring up other suffragette  outrages, Mrs. Emmaline Pank-  hursf, leader of the London militant suffragettes, was arrested by  Scotland Yard men Monday, just  as she was about to address another meeting in the London  Pavilion.  'Phone 236  P.O. Box 12  E. ENGLAND  BUILDER & CONTRACTOR  Plana,   Specifications    and . Eatirnatea  Furniahed  Building  of  every   description   undertaken in Town or country.  None but the BEST work done  Plastering, Masonry  & Brickwork  Non-Smoking and  Good  Draught Fireplaces  of any design, a specialty  All work given personal  supervision  Promptness   and   satisfaction  guaranteed  KELOWNA-WEST BANK  STEAM FERRY  Leaves Kelowna 9 a.m., 3.30 p.m.  Lesvei Westbank 9.30 a.m., 4 p.m.  Extra Service on  Wednesdays & Saturdays  Leavei Kelowna 11 s.m.  Lesvei Weitbank 11.30 a.m.  DAVIES & MATHIE  Ladies' and  Gents' Tailors  PENDOZI STREET  Repairing and Pressing  promptly attended to.  REA & MALLET  CONTRACTORS  for all kinde of  Plastering, Rough Casting,  Fireplace & Chimney Building,  Cement and Concrete  Having bought out the business of Joseph Rossi,  we are prepared to do all kinds of  General Mason Work  MODERATE  PRICES  RELIABLE   WORKMANSHIP  Call and see us  KELOWNA OPERA HOUSE  Friday, February 28, 1913  ED. W. ROWLAND and EDWIN CLIFFORD (Inc.)   OFFERS   A New Production of Human Interest  THE  THE GREAT NEW YORK,  CHICAGO & BOSTON  SUCCESS  FOUNDED UPON AN EMBLEM OF PURITY  ���         :.r4=rc���- By EDWARD E. ROS��"~r������T--   ������::: ,-r=  A  PLAY  CAST  PRODUCTION  SERMON  WRITTEN AND STAGED BY THE AUTHOR OF MORE SUC-  CESSES THAN ANY OTHER PLAYWRIGHT IN THE WORLD  Prices: 75c. and $1  SPECIAL RETURN DATE:  Tuesday, March 4th, 1913  Thtypdaij, February 28  .-. nin ii��   ��� ���       ;; ��  Our spring shipment of "Walk-  Overs has arrived."  STYLE, FIT and FINISH  are found all together in " Walk-  Overs."   The  *  PRICES ARE REASONABLE:  Ledies' Tea and Black Oxfords  end Pumps.      -      -      ��� ��5.25fc��5.80  Ladiee'Ten sad Black Boole   ��� $5.50 b $6.00  Cents.' Tan snd Black Oxfords $575 tt (6.00  Cents.' Ten snd Black Boots   ��� $600 to$7.00  'WALK-0VER' SHOES  LEQUIME BROS. & CO.  THE PIONEERS OF SATISFACTION  "Phone   -   22 'Phone   ���   22  ���a"  Gaddes-McTavish  LaetlHd  REAL ESTATE  LOANS  INSURANCE  'Phone 217     ���     Leckie Weak  G. H. E. HUDSON  *^wsWs^msymm**xw*M******t��m  Landscape and  Portrait  Phetaerrapker  Largest Studios ia ll ' Interior  Portraits by appointment  Pcadoii Stnet,   -   Kslowas  J. A. Bigger  BUILDER sad CONTRACTOR  Piaai Md EitijMtti Furnished  Residence,   10  Lawrence Ave.  PHONEM  A. G. McKEOWN  KELOWNA  Agent for the  PENTICTON STEAM  LAUNDRY  Laundry despatched twice a  week.  Prompt attention and careful  work.  We Are Busy  But Not Too Busy  to give you the Beat  and Quickest service  in any matter involving  PRINTING  Our plant is modern  and grossing all the  time,, and wa oan  well satisfy you and  all your printing  requirements  Office Stationery,  Advertising Booklets,  Posters 6c Handbills,  Programs oc Tickets,  Company and  Legal Forms  I  PHONE 94  or call in at the office  Kelowna  Record  Printing Department  \  ' _Thuradaq, Febnia-ij 88  KELOWNA RECORD  fame loucU:-  when uou luu youb liAnitu\e  tome U the stoh* that keeps up-  to-date, spiders do not Suild  vttSs om ot& fantiuteyleeause m  ma/he otfiv piices \easonaSle and  Sell ou\ foods jast.  ouh fubnituh* is stUnf, U will  last a life-time.  KELOWNA FURNITURE CO.  " We !Mt*\e Heme, Happy."  The GREENHOUSES  RICHTER STREET  (gslsrssw Prsst,taTiananewEnsslali churches)  CUTFLOWERS   LETTUCE  Order* taken for  TOMATO, CABBAGE  and BEDDING  PLANTS  Eag Hth Rot* Tnw and Climber*  A Uow iimtmul will aiH*�� b tb* ���print  PALMER ft ROGEBSON ��� Boi 117  J. H. CROFT  Bootmaker.  AU hinde of Repairs  BERNARD AVENUE,  KELOWNA.  i Communications  b.' "rZSH'J"1"''* eemmonleetloee Kill  ufiSf!!"1 V!* ',���� ***/*** ����� l����erss��.  Lnttaia muat be signed, be brief, aeold  l'.*.��rii'.mT  *�����?��*' does So" ��  eeeerllq eadoree oplslooe gleen below  To the Editor ol  " The Kelowna Record."  Dear Sir:  The taste for public discussion  is noticeably growing, and certainly  no better means than debate can  be found of making thinking a  popular exercise, or of rendering  tbe student capable of expressing  his thoughts. There is however a  tendency, which may be criticised,  of confining debates too exclusively to platform speakers.  It may be urged that by this ex-  clusiveness we obtain the best expression of thought. But this is as  arbilrary as the view of the parson  who said "We don't want thinkers,  we want believers." In truth we  need both thought and belief.  The " man in the atreet" appearing in the debating hall should be  welcomed as a living part of the  debate. His beliefs, even when  most antiquated are usually based  on some tradition of thought in the  past. No genuine belief is too  worthless for expression. All questions and comment from listeners  should be encouraged, even from  the youngest citizen who has  learned to speak briefly and clearly  If necessary, discussion can be  spread over several evenings.  If a definite verdict on the   sub-  ^8*  OKANAGAN DISTRICT  Ferry, Summerland ���East Summerland, Okanagan Lake  IN accordance with chapter 78, RS B.C.,  1897, " Ferries Act." the Government of  Brit..], Columbia invite applications for a  charter for e ferry to ply between Sum.  merland snd a point on the opposite side  of Okanagan Lake known as East Sum.  merland, a distance of about two miles  and three-quetera.  Applicetione will be received up to 12  o'clock noon, Tuesday, 4th March, 1913.  The charter will cover a period-expiring.  nn Ihe ilet March, 1915.  The ferry shall make two trips each  way every day, weather permitting.  Applicetione shall give e deacription of  the veseel or veaeela it ia propoaed to use,  which must conform in ell reapecte to the  requirements of the " Canada Shipping  Act" end emending Act.  Applicetione shall alete the tolls it is  propoaed to ask for���  Each adult passenger.  Eech child (not in erma) under 13 years.  Each  head  of   cettle,  horse,   mule  or  donkey, &c.  Eech calf, sheep, goat or swine, ox.  Each vehicle with one horse and driver.  Each cart or wegon with one horse and  driver, loaded.  Each vehicle with two horses and driver,  unloaded.  Eech vehicle with two horses and driver,  loaded.  Each parcel of 25 lbs. and under.  Freight, per  100 lbs.  and under, non-  perishable goode.  Freight, per 100 lbs. and under, perish-  able goods.  To the successful applicant the Government of British Columbia will pay et the  expiration of every'three months of selis-  factory service the sum of two hundred  end fifty (1250) dollars.  The Government of British Columbia ia  not necessarily bound to accept any application submitted.  J. E. GRIFFITH,  Public Works Engineer.  Department of Public Works,  Victoria, B.C., I Ith February, 1913.     4  ject brought forward ia desired,  the only way to learn the results  of a debate is to take the votes ol  those assembled. Greater thoroughness for an important discussion  could be attained by taking votes  before and after it, not necessarily  in one evening. No one who  knows the joy of being converted  by conscientious thinking, especially by weighing the arguments of  living speakers, will hesitate to  record his conversion by a change  of vote.  To decide a live issue by reckoning "points" is a worthless method.  Even for such academic questions  as "Is the Pen Mightier  than   the  Sword ?" or " Has the Invention of  Printing or of the Compass been a  Greater Benefit to Mankind ?" it is  a   dcubtfr'   kind   of  finale   to   _  school exercise.   Judges who are  willing to undertake the labour of  valuing arguments   arithmetically  would do a greater service in slut  ing arguments themselves.   How  can the " pointsmen " estimate the  big forces of the instincts and   aspirations of mankind, or of national  dangers ?    Taking an extreme  instance, lhe question,  " Should  Infanticide be Compulsory  on   Parents who Bring Children  of Die-  eased Heredity into the   World ?"  Scores of reasons could   be   given  for the affirmative.    There is only  one point for lhe negative, namely  human sentiment  at  the   present  lime.    And we could scarcely   decide by points such a   question   as  "Shall   Torture   be   Included   in  Prison Discipline r"  Point-scoring has a bad effect  on the speeches, and even on the  thought of speakers. Rapid speaking is unduly promoted, and the  wish to elaborate some important  point carefully, handicaps a speaker as much as if he had been  allotted less time than others.  Moreover, by taking the responsibility of judgment away from  an assembly, there is a loss of  moral stimulus. As in a nation, so  in debates, the problem is not  whether we can trust the people,  but lhat as we must trust the people  in all final appeals, how can they  best be educated in the fundamental laws of human history, in  judgment, and in responsibility ?  Yours faithfully,  OBSERVER.  Coal!   Coal!!  Real Pensylvania Hard -  $17.50 per ton  In store and nut sixes  Nicola Coal (Lump)     -   $10.00 per ton  Taber Smokeless   -     -   $12.00 per ton  W. HAUG   -    KELOWNA. B.C.    -    TJtf~  Rough and Dressed Lumber.  ShingU,SkKng, Doors, WneWs.  Mouldings, Etc.  Kelowna Saw-Mill Company, Limited  WILSON-HILL LAND CO.  NEAR ROYAL HOTEL.  Financial Experts and  Real Estate Brokers.  The Glen Subdivision.    Every lot a bearing orchard.  The most desirable residential property in the city.  Call at our office and have a talk about the price and terms  on this property.  The sure money-making proposition of 1913.  MANACERS:  ALLAN WILSON       GEORGE HILL.  To Guard Against Icebergs  ' The British Government has  entered into negotiations with the  North Atlantic steamship lines  with a view to equipping a vessel  with a powerful wireless installation to patrol the ice regions and  notify the wireless stations on the  American coast and liners plying  the Atlantic of the location of icebergs and of similar dangers. The  cost of the service is to be shared  by the government and the companies.  In getting your eyes suited, demand ability, reliability and above  all demand experience. Dr. S. L.  Taube, of the Taube Optical Co.  of Calgary and Vancouver, who  has had forty-two years experience  in the profession, will be at W. R.  Trench's Drug Store, Kelowna, on  Wednesday, March Sth. If there '  is anything wrong with your eyesight, don't fail to consult him.  Make your appointment early as  you may need a second examination. All work absolutely guaranteed as tested.���Advt. u. u  NOW  is the time  to list  Your  Property  with  G.  We have the Buyers  KELOWNA & KAMLOOPS  Raymer Block  Manager:  H. G. DEE  'Phone - 231  GUARANTEED  MADE to MEASURE  MEN'S CLOTHING  The new sample* of  spring and summer  Suitings,  Overcoats,  Pftntingt, Ac.  have arrived comprising e variety  of weavea end etylei from the  world'* beat woollen mill*.  The garment* will be cut by men  who are expert* in their art. and  tha> finish aecondMMai  I guarantee  absolute) laliafaction  or you need not take the garments.  Prices within the reach of every  one.  Water Street  (let Block North)  Near Bask ol Montreal  PRINTING >-  RECORD OFFICE-  SATISFACTION  Scene in Act II. of " The Rosary, "Kelowna Opera House, Friday, February 28lk KELOWNA RECORD  Thursclat), February 28  The Kelotona Land  and Orchard Co.,  LIMITED.  Nursery Stock  For Sale  Wealthy  Cox's Orange Pippin  Mcintosh Red  Northern Spy  Winesap  Jonathan  Spitzenberg  Wagner  Transcendent Crabs  Flemish Beauty  Bartlett  Boussock  Cornice  D'Anjou  CALL OR WRITE  K. L. 0. Co.'s OFFICE  Belgo. Block - Kelotona, B.C.  Spraying & Pruning  Wa liavt s large new stock ol  Spraymotor Pumps  Spray Nozzles  Spray Hose  Spray Rods (bamboo)  Reiser Pruning Shears  Bishop Pruning Saws  MORRISON - THOMPSON  HARDWARE CO., Ltd.  se  NOTICE  On the 1st MARCH the price will be Raised on any  unspoken lots in the  Lyson's Lake Shore Subdivision  (Residential or Camping)  Apply  to  owner,   H. B. D. LYSONS,  Kelowna,  or to his agent,  R. L. DALGLISH, Okanagan Mission  Telephone   ���   LI  Town and Country  PROFESSIONAL AND  BUSINESS CARDS  |     Fallier Verbecke spent tlie weekend in Penticton.  Mr.  and Mrs. F. W. Groves led  on Monday for Victoria.  BURNE & TEMPLE  Solicitors,  Notaries Public,  Conveyancers, etc.  KELOWNA, si B.C.  R. B. KERR  Barrister  and Solicitor,  Notary Public.  KELOWNA. ::  B.C  P. EDMUND CORBY  Architect  Hewetson Block. Kelowne    .    'Plione 206  P.O. Boi, 309  C. Hsrvsy, B.A, S��., C.E., D.L.S., B.C.L.S.,  ami B.C.L.S.  CHARLES   HARVEY,  CIVIL ENGINEER and   LAND  SURVEYOR.  Kelowna,   B. C,  Phone 147. P.O. Box 231  PIANOFORTE  MR.  HAROLD  TOD   BOYD  t-lxliibitionai Royal Collage  of   Muiic,  wiili Kendrick Pyxis, Mm. Doc.  C.mWmI, "     '     and lately  .. , Organist of the  Manchester, Eng.,  RECEIVES  PUPILS  At Ike Sludio. Trees* Block, Kelewae.  Muaic  of  eveijr  dc.option  supplied.  P.O oi4J7.  RICHARD H. PARKINSON  BRITISH COLUMBIA LAND  SURVEYOR.  CIVIL ENClNEER  P.O. BOX 13/  KELOWNA  Dr. J. W. Nelson Shepherd  DENTIST  ft 0. Hue ISS Trion. SS  Corner Peneozi Slreet and  Lawrence Avenue.  The Revs. D. J. Welsh and A.  Dunn exchanged pulpits last Sunday evening.  The Okanagan Telephone Co.  have erected a public telephone  bonlh in lhe Palace Hotel.  The hospital hall will not be  held Easier week as announced,  but on Wednesday, April 2nd.  The Kelowna Study Club will  meet on Thursday evening, March  6th, at the home of Mrs. Geo.  Robison.  Mr. A. R. Davy has undertaken  the scavenging contract for the  city and ia putting on men and  teams at once to do the work.  An addition is being built to the  rear of the Keller Block to provide  more room for Dalgleish &t Harding's hardware stock.  The "speed artists" made a  trip to Armstrong last week, bul  failed tn maintain their reputation  as puck hunters, losing by 10  goals to 5.  Workmen have been busy during thc week burrowing under the  Willits building in preparation for  moving it across Pendozi street to  the opposite corner.  Mr. W. R. Barlee is the latest to  enter the automobile field having  purchased a large Ford touring car  from the Kelowna Garage Co.  1 h." subject for discussion at  the Brotherhood next Sunday is  " Poverty: lis Facts and Problems."  and will be introduced by Mr. A.  Crowcroft, of Rutland.  The Kelowna Irrigntinti Co. are  busy this week with hauling  out two carloads of wood pipe  and a cur of cement ready for the  commencement of work in Glenmore.  The Kettle Valley Railway Construction Co. have completed the  telephone lin* between the various  railway camps located on the  grade Irom Kelowna to Naramata.  For some weeks past the Bap-.  list church choir have been practising a cantata entitled " From  Gethsemane to Calvary," which  will be rendered in the church on  Cood Friday, with the assistance  of the Rutland choir and well-  known soloists. There will be a  ohotua of thirty-five voices, under  the able eonductorship of Mr. W.  Pearson.  The Kelowna Garage Co., has  purchased the automobile business  of Coates, Edwards At Gowen, and  have taken over the stock and  agencies held bv lhat firm. The  company report the arrival of a  carload of " Hudsons" a'd a car  of " Buicka" which sre being  placed in their showrooms.  The dramatic- section of the Kelowna Musical Ai Dramatic Society  are busy st present with rehearsals  for "Charlie's Aunt," which is to  be produced about the end of  March uuder tha stage-managership nf Mr. A. L. Soames. This  popular piece nf which people  never seem to tire, gives scope for  some clever fun-making, and the  cast* chosen will no doubt give a  good account of themselves.  During April "San Toy" is to  be given, and although this ia  somewhat of an ambitious undertaking, strenuous efforts are being  made to do justice to it. The  opera needs a caste of 23, and a  chorus of some twenty more. Entirely new scenery is to be provided and will be designed and executed locally by Mr. G. MacKay,  a fact which insures to the public  some first class work. The costumes are being procured from  New York.  Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Heh.ier and, Furniture Kepollshed & Renooated  family left  Wednesday  afternoon  Mr. B. 0. MEYRICK  Receive! Pupils at hia Sludio in lha MORRISON  BLOCK for Lessons in  PIANOFORTE, VIOLIN, ORGAN,  SINGING and HARMONY  3 tsars' previous aaparisnes    Will play for danc.  Ad disss Box 237, Kelowaa, B.C.    'Phone 67  JOHN CURTS  CONTRACTOR t, BUILDER  Plans and Specifications Prepared  and estimates given for publicBuild-  ings.Town and Country Residences  JOHN CURTS. KELOWNA  PHONE No. 93  Pianoforte, Orflan, Voice Production  Singing, Harmony,Countsrpolnt, &c.  STANLEY  HODKINSON  A.R.C.O.  (Aesociats of lha Royal Collet* ot Onanist*. Load,)  Give* Iciioiii in thi above subjects,  Qualified   by   examination.     Many  PIANOFORTE  successes  at local  examination!  (Trinity  College. London)  1}  yeare' eucceaeful teaching experience  Studio   -   Raymer Block  W. T. ASHBRIDGE  CIVIL KNGINEER  Assoc  Mam, Can. Sec, C. E        Graduate Toranto  UnWerettr  Waterworks and Sawarage Systems, Pumping and  Lifhlinc rlanti. Concrete Con-  ���miction, etc.  KELOWNA. B. C.  S. W. THAYER, D.V.8.  VBTBRIMnRY SUR0K0M  (Craehals McCIII Ualver.lt>)  Residence i   LAWRENCE AVE.  Messages mav be led at the office ol  Messrs. Rattenbury tt William.  Miss FRANCES A. PEARSON  I,.It.A.M. (London)  i..il,.. correct  VOICE  PRODUCTION, SINGING  Box 366, Kelowna.  Or spply " Record " OfBee.  CHARLES WALL  ERRNCH   POLISHER  for Victoria.  Bos 543  Kelowne, B.C,  Thermometers  We are headquarters for  correct Thermometeri.  Our maximum and minimum at  $2.25  are  guaranteed  J. B. KNOWLES  '  Jeweler and Optician  Bernard  Ave.     -     Kelowne,  Sutton's Seeds  ORDERS TAKEN NOW FOR  Cut Flowers  Carnations  Chrysanthemums  Violets.  H. LYSONS  Kelowna,  Greenhouse  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  GLENMORE FRUIT LANDS  Situated within one half mile  ef town,  and   being  ���bout loo feet above the lake, It command* a beautiful view of the town,  nko and surrounding country.  s  Ideal Fruit Soil. Abundance of Water.  Close to Town and Market.  There ie only one GLENMORE. Don't miaa the op-  portunlty of selecting a few acres of thia desirable  property.  If you wish a cheap building lot or an acre of land call on us and we will  show you our aub-r.ivia.on  ��   WOODLAWN   ��  Juet four blocke from the centre of the town.     Price* low.   Terme easy,  monthly paymente if to desired.  Fire Insurance  We represent only the beet board companies.  The Central Okanagan Lands, Ltd.  KELOWNA, B.C.  GO TO  Elliott & Copeland  Whan yeu want a  BARGAIN  IN REAL ESTATE     They have the best values in the  City and District.  " Every Buyer a Booster"  Came and sea ut  and   get   our  prices before purchasing  Elliott & Copeland  Resl EeUle and Insurenee Irekere  '"�����*���� KILOWNA.B.C.  OK LUMBER CO.,Ltd.  Ar. now completely equipped ta supply all your  lumbar  Wi havs aow a large steak ol loaal aad eeaat  ROUGH AND FINISHING LUMBER  of high-grade quality and in splendid  coaditioa.  A complete line of  DOORS AND WINDOWS  LATH AND SHINGLES Thursday February ?8  KELOWNA RECORD  Haves of  the Razor  That's about what all men  are unless they wear a (ull  beard, and the best thing  to do is to make this bondage as easy as possible by  using razors, strops, brush-  as, &tc, that will make  shaving a"pleasure  In our stock of  shaving Supplies  we have the necessary  articles to accomplish this  ���razors that will keep  their keen edge, horsehide  strops, lather brushes that  hold their bristles, soaps  that will not irritate the  skin, and a large variety  of lotions, creams, &c.  P. B. Willits��Co.  DRUGGISTS and STATIONERS  Kelowna,     B. Cf.  I PHONE 19  Dr.  MATHISON  Dentist  KELOWNA    i    B.C.  SYNOPSIS OP COAL MINING  REGULATIONS  Coal mining righta of the Dominion in  Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, the  Yukon Territory, the North-west Territories, and in a portion, of the Province of  British Columbin, may be leaeed fora'term  of twenty-one years at on annual rental oi  $1 an acre. Not more than 2,560 acrea will  be leased to one applicant.  Application for the lease muat be made  by the applicant in person to the Agent or  Sub-Agent ��; the district in which the  rights applied for are situated.  In surveyed territory the land must be  described by sections, or legal subdivisions  of sections, and in unsurveyed territory the  tract applied for shall be etaked out by the  applicant himself.  bach application must be accompanied  by a fee of $5 which wjll be refunded if  the rights applied for are not available, but  not otherwise. A royalty shall be paid on  the fnerchantable output of the mine . at  the rate of five cents per ton.  The person operating the mine ahall furnish the. Agent with sworn returns account-,  ing for the full quantity of merchantable  coal mined and pay the royalty thereon. If  thc coal mining rights are not being operated, such returns ahould be furnished at  least once a year.  The lease will include the' coal mining  rights only, but the lessee may be permitted to purchase whatever available surface  rights may be considered necessary for the  working of the mine at the rate of $10 , an  acre.  For full information application   should  be made, to the secretary of the Department  of the Interior,-Ottawa, or to any Agent or  Sub-Agent of Dominion Lands.  W. W. CORY,  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  N.B.���Unauthorized publication of this  advertisement will not be paid fer.  An ad. in the "Record"  is the hall-mark of a progressive  business.     Insist   upon   people  knowing you're there'  Steamboating  E, E. HANKINSON, Kelowns, B.C.  Residence 'Phone : No. 105  OLD C.P.R. WHARF.  I am prepared to undertake all  kinds of  Lake Transportation  Well .quipped  with   -  Steam  and  Gasoline  Boats,  and also Scows  EXCURSION   PARTIES  Catered (er  Te All Perls of the Leke  RATTENBURY * WILLIAMS  REAL ESTATE & INSURANCE  We have moved our office to  Up-ttairs in the Leckie Block  GEO. A. BOWSER  BUILDER AND CONTRACTOR  Jobbing and General Repair Work  Contracts taken for Moving Buildings  Kelowna    ���    B.C.  HEWETSON and MANTLE, Ltd.  CAPITAL AUXHO(V?EP   -   $75,000  MONEY TO LOAN  On First Mortgages  Agreements for Sale Purchased  FIRE, LIFE, AND ACCIDENT INSURANCE  Items from Ellison  (From our own correspondent)  On Wednesday afternoon laat,  February 19th ah interesting series  of lectures took place in'the Public  Hall on " General Farming" bv  Mr. Reeves, and on Orchard Pests  by Mr. Brittain, and an exhibition  of Pruning was given in';Mr. JV1,  Hereron's orchard by Mr. Middle-  ton. In the evening Mr. French  gave a capital speech on orchard  cultivation, and Mr. E. Smith gave  a talk on " Cold Storage" illustrating his remarks with a set of well-  prepared diagrams, afterwards  followed by Mr. J. Forsyth Smith  with a very interesting resume of  "Market Conditions -on the Prairie."  The speakers were olosely followed in their remarks by the audience (amongst. whom were a  few of our local ladies) though  probably the report on market  conditions was the most interesting, owing to the difficulty experienced in disposing of the extra  large crops' last year. , We hope  (6 see larger audiences attending  these lectures in future, as much  can be learned even by those who  consider themselves, tote AI farmers, for there's always something  new to be found even in farming.  On Friday, the 21st inst., the  Ellison Literary Society were favored, .with a return visit from the  East Kelowna Literary Society,  when a full dress debate was held  on the question : " Resolved,, (hat  Reason is Superior to Instinct,"  Ellison taking the affirmative and  East Kelowna the negative." Mr.  Hereron, who occupied lhe rhair  in tlie temporary absence of the  president, welcomed, the visitors  in a few well-chosen remarks,  then called upon Mr. Cockelt for  a flute solo, afterwards calling  upon Mrs. G. Whitaker for a song  -"Whisper ahd I Shall Hear,"  rendering " No Sir," in response to  a hearty encore. ,  The chairman then called upon  Mr. G. Whitaker, the first speaker  for the affirmative, to open the  debate, who speedily engaged the  attention of the audience with his  convincing argument on behalf of  Reason. This was followed by a  well-written paper on Instinct,  prepaied by Mr. Gillespie, the first  speaker for the negative.  Mr. T. Morrison, the second  speaker for the affirmative, follow  ed Mr. Gillespie with a carefully  prepared dissertation which clearly  showed the superiority of reason  over instinct.  Mr. Leggatt, the second speaker  for the negative, made a gallant  attempt to break down the arguments of his opponents, but failed  to succeed in his efforts. Much  amusement was caused by his  remarks on hairdressing, especi  ally amongst the ladies, who were  noticed to be particularly interested in the various styles adopted  by the ladies present,  Whilst the judges were deliber  ating on their decision the chair  man called upon Miss Pineo, Mrs.  Whitaker and Messrs. Leggatt and  Whitakei for songs, the audience  showing their appreciation by encoring each one ; a pianoforte solo  by Miss Cottingham was also honored with an encore after which  the judges decision was announced  ���tha' they were unanimously in  favor of the affirmative. Excellenl  refreshments were then served by  the ladies of the district nn inform  al dance then being indulged ir,  until the early hours of the morning.  On Friday next, the 28th inst.,  Mr. Rogers, of the Kelowna high  school, will deliver an address t"  the society and on lhe 7th of  March, the society will visit tie  Benvoulin sociely, when the qinr-  tion "Resolved,thnt Home Training is Superior to School Training "  will be debated upon. An interesting discussion is expected nnd  a large gathering is expected to  be present.  On March 14th, the final meeting of the society will take place,  when a concert consisting of  Scotch and Irish music will be  rendered by the society's friends.  DA. CAMERON  Painter        Paperhanger  Apply  Above ths " Record " Office  THE  RECORD OFFICE  FOR  JOB PRINTING  The GREENHOUSES  RICHTER STREET  (Between Presbyterian Sinew Eneliah church..)  CUTFLOWERS   LETTUCE  Orders taken for  TOMATO, CABBAGE  and BEDDING  PLANTS  English Rots Trees and Climber.  A large auertasant will arrive in the spring  PALMER 4R0CERS0N- Box 117  Ttltphon��   .   88  ANGLICAN  St. Michael and All Angels' Church.  Holy Communion, firat and third Sundays in the  month at S.a.m.; aecond and fourth Sundaya, after  Morning Prayer.  Litany on the firat and third- Sundaya.  Morning Prayer at 11   o'clock:   Evening  Prayer at  7:30. ,      .    ...  St. Andrew's, Okanagan Mission.  Firat Sunday in month, Holy Communion atda.m.  Matina and Litany, II a.m.  Evenaong 7:30  Second Sunday, Matini and Holy Communion at 11  Evensong. 7:30   . v  REV. THOS. CREENE. B. A.. Ractor.  Rov. C. H. MEYRICK, A..i.lmt Priear.  PRESBYTERIAN  (Knos Prcibytcrian Cliurcli, Kelownn.  MorningServioM at It ��,rn.;eveni��gaervicea*t7t30  - p.m.   Sunday School at 2:30 p.m.  Weekly Prayer Meeting on Wednesday! at S p.m.  Benvoulin Preibyterian Church.  Afternoon service at 3 p.m. Sunday School at 1 p.m.  METHODIST  *  Kelowna Methodiat Church.  Sabbath Service at 11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.  Sunday School at 2:30 p.m.  [Midweek service Wednesday al 6 p.m.  REV. J. W. DAVIDSON. .A., B.D.,  BAPTIST  Kelowna Baptist Church, kllice St.  Sabbath Services at 11 a.m. and 7130 p.m.  Sabbath School at 3 p.m.     All welcome.  Wed . 7.30: Rev.D. J. Weigh. Pastor.  W.MaParkerftCo.  The Quality Jewelers  WHY GO;  WATCHLESS?  In these days of exactitude  its just about impossible for  a man to go without a watch.  If you are trying it-you know I  You know the inconvenience  and the necessity for guessing,  and the inevitable errors. In  these days of easily-bought  watches, who need go watch-  less ? for we seir  Guaranteed Watches from $5 up  and will be pleased to show  you our high grade line of  Waltham and Elgin Watches.  Call in to-day  W.M.Parker&Ca.  JEWELERS  Crowley Blk.   -    Kelowna, B.C.  Rowcliffe Block  Studio open  THURSDAY, FRIDAY  and SATURDAY  10 a.m. till 3 p.m.  PRINTING?-  Carpenters  THE  BEST  LINE OF TOOLS .IS NOW READY FOR  YOU  HERE.  WE KEEP THE STANDARD MAKES OF SAWS, HAMMERS,  CHISELS, PLANES,  SQUARES   EVERYTHING.  YOU TAKE NO   CHANCES  IN   NOT   GETTING   THE  BEST WHEN YOU BUY  FROM US.  WE WANT TO SEE YOU  OFTEN.  DALGLEISH & HARDING  TEAMS FOR SALE  APPLY  Belgo - Canadian Fruit   Lands Co.  'Telephone 27  P.O. Box 515  ELLISON, MEUGENS & CO.  REAL ESTATE BROKERS  Offices I ROYAL BLOCK, opposite C.P.R. stetion.       .      KELOWNA, B.C.  ONE GREAT BIG SNAP  Lot and Warehouse on C.P.R. track  For $1,600   -   Easy Terms  Concrete Work  This is to announce that I have purchased the  contracting plant and business of Clement-  Riggs and shall devote all attention to concrete  work, in.which 1 have had many yeais' experience. I have a full equipment of powei  mixers, ftcc, and will give good work  Concrete Buildings, Foundations and  Sidewalks, all Kinds of Cement Work,  Excavating Contracts  H. WITTtSR  OFFICE:  Clement & Riggs' late office.  Water Street  'PHONE   RESIDENCE:  Woolaeley Avenue,  Richter Street  RECORD OFFICE-  SATISFACTION  Hatching Eggs  White  Wyandottes,  Rose-  Combed   Rhode Island Reds,  Barred   Rocks.  White Orpingtons, Red Caps  1 heve mated up my breeding pena of  the above prize-winning birds end will  eell egge for aitting thia season  $2 for 13 :   $5 for SO  J. C. STOCKWELL  Kelowna. B.C.  $i.ow Open ���   ���'  CITY PARK  RESTAURANT  AND BAKERY  Comsr Abbott Street end Eli Avenue  First-Class Meals, Chop Sues fit  Noodles (good cooking)  Meal Ticket.. $4.30:   Single Meals. We. aa>  Furnished Rooms to Rent  QUON TAPE   -   Proprietor        | KELOWNA RECORD  Thursday, February 23  NOTICE  As we, the undersigned, have decided to quit (tie  contracting business and to devote all our efforts to the  manufacture of  Brick and Agricultural Drain Tile  we desire to express our appreciation of the pnlronage  received from the people of Kelowna and surrounding  district. We feel that by concentrating our cffoila lo lhe  manufacture of Brick and Tile that we will be in a belter  position to keep the supply up and to please our cuslomeis.  We are adding big improvements to our yard so as In  facilitate the drying and to preserve the squareness of the  brick. The old reliable sand-struck soft mud brick which  does not shell, peel or wash away by the elements wiil be  our standby.   THIS BRICK WE RECOMMEND.  BRICK and TILE carried in stock  SAND delivered by the yard  THE CLEMENT-RIGGS, LTD.  KELOWNA. B.C.  HELP WANTED  Ten Young Men  AND  Twenty-five Women and Girls  to learn tobacco selecting and sizing.  Opportunity offering splendid remuneration   for   congenial   employment  during winter months.  Apply Mr. SPEEDEN  Raw Leaf Depaitment  British North American Tobacco Company, Ltd.  NEW FACTORY   -   ELLIS STREET  MAIL CONTRACT  SEALED TENDERS, addreised to the  Poitmaiter General, will be received at  Ottawa until noon, on Friday, the 14th  March, 1913, for the conveyance of Hii  Majesty'��� Mails, on a propoaed contract  for four years, three timet per week each  way, between Kelowna and Okanagan  Mission from the Postmaster General's  pleasure.  Printed notices containing further inform*  ation as to conditions of proposed contract may be seen and blank forms of  tender may be obtained at the post offices  of Kelowna and Okanagan Mission, and  at the office of the Post Office Inspector,  Vancouver, B.C.  JOHN R. GREENFIELD,  Post Office Inspector,  Post Office Inspector's Office,  Vancouver, B.C.  31st January. 1913.  20th Century Shoe  Repairing Shop  BERNARD  AVENUE  All Kinds  of  Boots and  Shoes Repaired Promptly  Ladies' and   Gents' Rubber   Heels  of the Best Makes  I POLISH  White, Black and   Tan  Ladies' and Gents' Boots  My Shine Outshines  All Shines    j i  L.eave liools   at   Dave Harne'e Pool  Room, near Post Office  CALL FOR BILLY llie Slioe Shiner  or leave eame wilh the haibera  FOR QUICK SALE  $200 r.ash will handle one-third acre on  Harvey avenue.    Best soil on townsite.  $500 cash will handle one'third acre  adjoining above with cottage containing  two bedrooms, parlor, living rooYn, bath  room, pantry and outbuildinga; electric  light, city water and plumbing. Balance  as rent or to suit purchaaer.  $2,500 cash will handle large house on  Glenn avenue, containing reception room,  parlor, dining room, large kitchen, 6 bedrooms with clothes closets, linen closet,  bath room, basement full size of house ;  steam heated, electric light, telephone,  plumbing ; chicken house, woodshed, 2-  stall stable, garage with loft over and one  acre of land in bearing tree*. Balance to  suit purchaser.  The furniture of above houae will be  for sale after March Ist. Also I galvanized  iron tank. 6-ft. by 7- ft ; I I-h.p. Jack Junior gasoline engine ; I model 10 McLaugh-  lin-Buick automobile;  ! No. 9 cook stove.  $500 cash will handle J-acre in'bearing  fruit trees, small cottage and outbuildings,  on Glenn avenue. Balance to suit purchaser.   Apply to  E. NEWBY  GLLNN AVENUE. 'Phone 76  AUCTION SALE  Instructions have been given to the undersigned from Messrs. Squair At Wallace, to  sell on their place���  Dolson Ranch, Benvoulin Road.  on Thursday. March 13th. 1913,  commencing at I o'clock p.m.,  AU Household Furniture  Farm Implements and Stock  Terms: Furniture Cash ;   Stock and Farm  Implements. $15 and under. Cash ; over $15  six mortthi credit on approved  joint note,  at 6 per cent, interest per annum.  MANLY BURNS   .   Auctioneer  Notice  All growers of Tobacco, or those who  think they have suitable lands and would  like to experiment in this branch of Agriculture, are invited to meet our Mr. A. W.  BOWSER and discuss the subject and  plana proposed for the season of 1913.  Call at Manager's Office, new Factory  Building, Ellis Street, Kelowna.  British North American  Tobacco Company, Ltd  KINO CIOTHES  We cannot tell a blind man what a rainbow  looks like. We cannot tell you what our new  materials look like. Just come and see our new goods.  We are always oenj careful to select the shades of  Glooes, Ribbons, Buttons and Trimmings which harmonize with our materials. Long experience has  taught us which mills make colors that will not  fade. Whether you buy or not, we shall gladly ahow  you our new goods.   Come to see tie.  Andersons Zephers  Potters English Prints  A CCORDlNCj i0 k^ American and Canadian  trade 'journals this spring is be one of real  light fabrvos>comprising Jap Crepes, Cotton Foulards  Silk IVUssalines, Ratine Cloth, Cotton Voiles, Rajah  Silks, Colored Pongees, plain Linen Color-Pongee,  an endless variety of Colors, Stripes, Checks and  Plain Ginghams, Prints, Canadian Crepes, Seere  Sucker Poplins, Linens, and almost everything that  may be wanted to make up your spring needs.  Ask to see our  BRIDAL CLOTH, at 15c, 18c, 20c & 25c  Just right (or undergarments i  laeeer Shirts for Women Canadian Crepes  THOMAS LAWSON, Ltd.  'Phones  314  & 143  Spring  is  Almost  Here  '"THE popular topic of conversation to-day is the crop for 1913  and everyone is looking forward to  the seeding time.  You may intend to plant only a  few flower oi\ garden seeds or you  may be debating whether or not to  put in a few acres of ONIONS, or  perhaps planning to seed down  another ten acres for hay. -���  In any case we can supply the necessary seeds for your use:  Flower and Garden Seeds  in packages from all the best seed houses, including  Rennie, Ferry,  Steele   Briggs   and  McKenzie  Field Seeds in Bulk:  Yellow Globe Danvers Onions, Sugar Beets, Mangels,  Carrots, Turnips, &c.  Grass Seeds at Exceptionally Good Prices:  Red Clover, Timothy, Alfalfa, Alsike  and Lawn Grass  If you purpose putting in any seeds at all, you can't  afford to send away (or them, as our prices will prove  to you  Any seeds you mav choose from catalogues we will  supply at catalogue prices  The McKenzie Co., Ld.  [ WANTED! 1  2 Cents per word, Rret insertion and  1 Cent per word each subsequent  insertion, minimum 25 ents.  LOST  Mooly heifer, 2 year, ell dark brindle, no  white, feint brand JA right hip. $5 reward  Record Office or C. H. Leathley, Rutland,  BALED HAY  Second crop, delivered  anywhere  in  the  Valley, $24 per ton.   Apply M. Hereron,  Kelowna. 6tf  FOR SALE  Set of single driving Harness in good  condition; alio pair of chaps. Apply  Harold DeHart, McKenzie'a store. 7tf  CORD WOOD AND FENCE POSTS  Thoroughly dry fir, $2.50 rick, delivered i   alao fir fence poets.    Apply Cather,  'phone B4. lOtf  ENCUSH SADDLE WANTED  in good condition.   Give price, etc.,  Box K. " Record " Office. :  FOR SERVICE >  Thoroughbred Holetein Bull, at Hemes'  HewkeedeJe Ranch. Apply E. Marvin,  Manager. lOtf  FOR SALE  Cream Separator, good for one to three  cows.   Will  guarantee  good   reasons for  selling.   Apply P.O. Boa 158. 11-14  PARTNER WANTED  to assist in developing good paying bua-  ineee in   Kelowi.a   with   good  proepecte.  Muet have aome capital.   Apply Boa V2,  " Record " Office. I Itf  TENDERS WANTED~  for tho purchase of the Church of Eng.  lend lota Noe. 4. 5, 6, Block 19, Pendozi  street. Tenders to be in by tha 15th February. Highest or any tender not necee.  eerily accepted. For further particulare  epply to R. E. Denison, Church warden.  Iltf  STRAYED  to mv place, white heifer, brand looks  like 24, about two yeere old. If not  claimed within thirty days will bo eold to  defray expenses. Apply Joaeph Christian.  Ellieon.   Fab. 13th, 1919. 12-15  FOR SALE  Pure bred  Jereey Bull, six months old.  Splendid animal.    Also four good young  Jereey cowl. Apply A. W. Dalgleish. Pine  Grove Rench, Rutland. 13-16  YOUNG WOMAN  Wante work by the day.   Apply f  13-  G, " Record " Office.  WANTED  Position    by    experienced   orchardiat.  capable of taking charge.  Apply Box 538,  Kelowna. 13-14  I WHITE WYANDOTTES  For sale. A pan of I. cockerel and 6  pullets i good utility strein. Price $12.  9. Gray, Rowcliffe Block or Rutland,   x  FOR SALE  Horee, five yeara old, good driver ; alao  top buggy, hemes, and saddle and bridle.  Apply R. A. McKillican, Gleun Avenue.  13-5  FOR SALE  Early Ohio potatoes for seed.    Price  $1.50 per 100 Ibe ; ton lot. at $22.50.   Apply C. Whitaker, Ellison District, Vemon  Road. Kelowna. I4-7i  FOR SALE    ,  I Horee, 1,400Ibe.; also I horse wagon,  with ehafte, polo and  spring.   Apply C.  Marty, Box 333. feJ-7  WANTED  A Girl for general housework.   Highest  wages paid.    Apply Mra. G. A. Meikle.  Box 82. 14.5  FOR SALE  Thoroughbred Jareey cow, due to calve  March 10th.   Apply W. Hunter, Box 326.  14-5  W. C. AITKEN  BUILDER & CONTRACTOR  Plana and Eitimstei  Finishing work * specialty  Office, | No. 6, CrewUy Block. KoWwna  P.O. Boi 311  Okanagan  Valley  Nursery  Our trees are vigorous,  well rooted, and* true lo  name. We have selected  our scions and buds from  the best bearing trees in  this valley, from the orchards that grow the prize  fruit, that got the highest  prizes at the greatest apple  shows in the world.  We want you to know about  our extra quality one-year-  old trees on two-year-old  roots. We have had 25  years' experience in the  nursery business and know  how.  Come and see our slock.  Okanagan Valley Nursery  KELOWNA. B.C.  J. C. STOCKWELL  -  Mangr.

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