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 VOL. IV.   NO. 24.  KELOWNA, BRITISH COLUMBIA, THURSDAY,  MAY 9, 1912.  $1.50 Per Annum.  [Meeting of  City Council  I Location  of CN.R. Tracks -  Aid. Millie Protests against the  Speed of Automobiles  I The city council met Monday  morning Inst, the Mayor and Aid.  Millie, Copeland, Blackwood and  Taylor being present.  Mr. Leckie waited on the   coun-  Icil asking for information  respect-  ling the  installing  of  transformers  (for users of electric   power.     He  asked if it was the intention of the  cily to oupply the transformers  or  vould each individual.be required  |to put in his own.  Aid. Millie stated that the Light  Committee had discussed the mat-  Iter and had decided to instal transformers where a consumer could  guarantee to use power to the extent, of not less than $125 per  year.  The following accounts were re-  Iferred   to   the   finance  committee  for payment.  Kelowna Carriage Works  K. Smith, work on Bankhead water  extension  A. Galhamet' ditto  J. Smith ditto  J. McGonigle ditto  Collett Bros., teaming  T. Lawson, Ltd., April supplies  Morrison- 1 hompson Co., supplies-  Crawford and Co., stationery -  1 P. B. Willitts and Co., stationery   -  Dr. Knox, examination of   Stephen  Hall for Sanitarium  G.  Markham,   cleaning  office   and  tire hall   Palace Hotel, prisoners' mrals  J.   B.   Knowles, night  watchman's  clock   Ok. Telephone Co.,'phone 01 'grams  R. B. Kerr, drawing   agre;*rii:nt  re  Ok. Telephone Co. -  R. B. Kerr, appearing  at   prosecu.  tion of Tom Jim      ...  Oak Hall, police uniform  Kelowna Sawmill Co., hauling saw.  ,dust        ......  Ok'.'Lumber Co., lumber  Coates, Edwarda and Gowen, auto.-  hire for aldermen   ...  G. Dillon, teaming -        -       -        -  W. A. Barnes, work in park ���  Wm. Palmer ditto.  C.P.R, freight        ....  Jas.  Smith,   work   on  atrcets  and  waterworks     ....  F. Swaneon, work on waterworks -  G, H. Dunn, clerk's salary  Petty cash   P. T. Dunn, assist, clerk's salary .  R. Sutherland, chief constable's sal.  W. A. McCubbin, night con.'s sal.  Wm. Paisley, scavenging  G. F. Teal, April aalary -  J. H. Sanders, repairing typewriter  Dr. Keller, rent of council chamber  Powerhouse payeheet  The declaration of the city clerk  as reluming officer for the polling  on By-laws 109 to 114 waB received and filed.  A communication was read from  the American Express Co., asking  advice as to what steps to take to  obtain reimbursement lor certain  Kelowna debenture coupons which  had been lost with the "Titanic."  A  letter  was  read from Mr. R.  B. Kerr, urging the council lo prepare a by-law enforcing the provision of handrails to stairways in  public buildings.  Aid. Millie said he quite agreed  with Mr. Kerr,  Mayor Jones raid that the matter already came within the authority of the building inspector and he  thought if he wns specially instructed lo see lhat hand rails were provided thru: would not he need of  a aprrinl by-luw.  The letter was eventually referred to the fire and building committee.  A letter was read from the Cnr-  tier Centenary Committee asking  for the cooperation of the city in  providing a monument to Sir Geo.  Etienne Cartier, to cost $100,000.  The letter was filed.  A complaint was received from  Mr. W. F. Bouvette respecting the  widening of Pendozi St. He did  not think it was fair to take all the  land required from one side of the  street and none from the other,  the owners on the west Bide were  in a better position to spare the  land as most of their lots were acre  lots, while on the east the lots were  mostly small. He had gone to a  lot of expense in fixing up the front  of his place, and expressed indignation that he should have it all  torn up again to satisfy those on  4.00  44.90  32.58  26.33  41.66  11.75  2.70  56.76  5.80  3.75  5.00  7.50  15.75  60.00  18.10  .'10.00  10.00  40.50  104.00  7.08  8.00  1975  6.00  27.00  .14  41.33  17.74  130.00  17.10  60.00  90.00  70.00  166.66  100.00  6.50  15.00  525.C0  the west side.  Aid. Taylor mentioned that  nearly every one concerned had  signed ihe petition to have the  street widened.  Mr. Ashcroft, engineer of the C.  N. R. who is at present nt work in  the city locating the trackage lor  the railway, waited on the council  in an informal way, in respect to  railway crossings. He said it had  practically been decided to have  have the company's water frontage  on the land belonging to Dr. Boyce  and Mrs. Stirling. In reaching this  property they would have to :oinc  down Gaston avenue passing along  the Exhibition grounds. This  would mean shifting Gaston ave.  south a little, the company replacing the street. The line would not  interfere with the exhibition  grounds. Several level crossings  of streets would be necessary. The  station would be located on Ellis  St. on the south west corner opposite the Exhibition Grounds. The  complete survey of the lines would  probably be ready in about a  month's time and would be laid  formally before th�� council.  The six money by-laws were reconsidered and finally passed.  Aid. Copeland suggested that  steps be taken at once to clear the  creek of fallen logs and brush.  There was a possibility that the  water might be high in the next  few weeks, and there was danger,  if a jam was formed of having the  bridges carried away.  Aid. Taylor asked how it was  the legs came to be in the creek.  He had a suspicion that some had  been thrown in by people cleanup.  The condition of the sidewalk  along Ellis street next came up for  consideration. Aid. Copeland said  it was in a nery bad condition and  a positive danger to the public. Tie  would be glad lo see it bulled  away.  Aid. Millie said the trouble was  that the land down there was'hc'ld  bv speculators who could not be  induced to sign a petition for a  new sidewalk.  Mayor Jones said that if the old  plank walk was a danger lo the  public the city could have it removed as a nuisance.  Aid. Copeland reported that Mr.  Parkinson had taken the levels at  the sewage farm and had found  that the gravel pit could be easily  drained.  Another matter mentioned by  Aid. Copeland was the prevalence  of dandelions in the city. He  thought lot holders should be  forced to cut them as they were  spreading all over the town. It  was agreed in discussion lhat there  was reason for real alarm over the  spread of these weeds. One or  two lots were mentioned which  were exceptionally bad, and the  city clerk was instructed to write  ihe owners of these to have the  weeds cut before they had time to  seed. There was no reference to  dandelions under the noxious  weed act, but it was felt that it was  a case fos local patriotism, and it  was decided to have a notice in  the papers calling upon the citizens  tn help in their extermination.  Various remedies were suggested  more or less seriously, from <;uinea  pigs to a public clean-up holiday  to be known as "Dandelion Day."  Aid. Copeland said that before  anything could be done with priv.  ate lot holders the city would hnve  to clean up the streets.  Aid. Taylor stated that people  were complaining to him about a  ditch which had been plowed  across the street near the laundry  to carry off the soapy water. 1 his  was referred lo the health com  inittee.  Aid. Taylor also brought up ihe  question of putting sidewalks on  the outside of the trees. He did  not-ogiee wilh it.  A motion was passed authorizing  the payment of a balance of$l(iB6  on ihe nuisance ground.  Aid. Biackwood introduced a  discussion on the state of the nu  ance grounds, which he said was  in a very bad shape. He thought  the place should be cleaned up at  once.  Mayor Jones said that when the  present scavenger was appointed  it was agreed that the city should  allow him the use of a man and  team to put the ground into proper  condition. He thought the committee might now see that this was  done, it having been impossible to  take any action during the winter.  Aid. Millie spoke of the cemetery. People were saying that it  was in a disgraceful condition. He  had complained to the mayor about  it, and he understood that a visit  had been paid to the cemetery.  Mayor Jones slated lhat when  Aid. Millie had called his attention  to the matter he had driven out  <"ith Aid. Sutherland and Aid.  Copeland and had found nothing  very unusual in the condition of  the cemetery. There were some  some dead limbs of trees and other  rubbish which needed cleaning up  and he had spoken to Mr. McMillan about them.  In reply to the question from  Aid. Millie respecting the providing of water for the cemetery,  Mayor Jones said he did not think  anything could be done yet as the  Kelowna Irrigation Co. had not  completed their ditch. He thought  the city should see to the securing  of more land for the cemetery, before the adjoining property was  subdivided.  Aid. Millie entered a vigorous  protest against the terrific speed at  which autos were being driven  through the city. 1'or the sake of  the children who were in danger  of their lives they ought to take  steps to stop it.  A resolution was passed that the  provincial law be rigidly enforced.  Aid. Blackwood referred to Mr.  Ashcroft's statement that the exhibition grounds would not be interfered with by the railway and asked  if the council would meet the A.  and T. Association to discuss the  location ol the new building.  It was decided lo hold a meeting  for the purpose on Friday evening.  The meeting then adj rurned.  Dr. Keller is around again alter  a long confinement to the house.  The Rev. Thos. Greene relumed  Friday from a meeting of the synod  a| Nelson.  The spring assizes open at Vernon iui Tuesday next.  The Rev. A. W. McLeod of Summerland will preach at the Methodist church next Sunday morning  and evening.  Mrs. S. E. Philp wishes to announce to her friends that she will  receive f��r the last time before  leaving the city, on Friday, May I 7  at her home on the corner of Ethel  street and Laurier avenue.  Another fine programme will be  presented on Friday and Saturday  alDreamland including two screaming farce comedies, another Pathe  Weekly, and an exceptional drama  entitled " Capital versus Labour."  The latter is certainly a good one.  The Toronto Ladles' Quartette,  who are nppenring at the Opera  House next Monday, May 13th,  under the auspices ol the Ladies'  Aid of the Mcthodis' church, have  a reputation which should constitute a guarantee of a high class  musical entertainment. Miss Maud  Buschlan, the violinist, is to give a  solo at the Methodist service Sunday night.  Meeting of  School Trustees  Will  Advertise   for   Plans  of  New School  The Board of School Trustees  held a meeting Friday afternoon  last, trustees Lawson, Trench and  McKenzie being present.  I he correspondence included  several applications for positions  upon the school staff, which were  filed.  The following accounts were  passer! for payment:  E. L. Christie, suppliei - - - 146.27  Miss Jean Bell, special teacher ��� 15.00  Josselyn and Cooper, options on lots 25.00  W. R. Trench, mapB and basketball  outfits 92.61  Kelowna   Sawmill Co., lumber for  repairs 15.00  Morrison-Thompson Co., supplies - 7.50  I hos. Lawson, Ltd., grass seed - 7.50  Ok. Lumber Co., lumber for repairs 3.2tj  W. Haug, 17.320 lbs. coal - - 112.57  City, light and water - - - 3.45  C.P.R., freight .... 4.26  Kelowna   Furniture   Co.,   window  shades fc office chair for school 23.50  G. M. Hendry Co., supplies - - 19.63  Morrison-Thompson Co., supplies - 42.30  D. Leckie, supplies- - - - 17.65  I. S. Chamberlain, repairs      -        -      2.00  It was resolved that in future all  supplies for caretaker and school  grounds be signed for by 1 rustee  McKenzie uud teacher's and school  supplies by I rustee Trench.  A resolution was passed that ihe  city be requested to purchase the  J. N. Thompson property for the  new school.  It was decided to advertise for  plans of a ten-room school with  board room and assembly hall to  cost about $50,000.  The secretary was requested to  write the Conservative Association  for the return of the school flag.  Victoria Day Sports  Arrangements hove been completed for the sports to take place  on Victoria Day. Committees have  been busy lately and have got  together a good programme of  races and athletic events.  In addition to the programme  given below in the morning at 11  ihere is to be a football match  between Penticton and Kelowna,  and in the afternoon a baseball  match between the B.C. Horse and  the " Cubs."  Morning programme:  Boys' race, 15 yrs. & under, 75 yd.  ���        ���     10    ��� ���      50   ���  Girls'    ���     15    ��� ���      50   ���  ���        ���     10    ��� ���      50    ���  Three-legged race, 100 yards  100-yards race 220-yard race  440-yard race       Sack race.  Afternoon programme:  Free for All;  I mile heats; 2 in 3.  2-28 Pace or Trot;   J-mile heats;  2 in 3  J-mile Dash Pony race  i-mile race ; 2 heats in 3  A-mile dash for non-commissioned  officers   and    men   of   " D,  squadron, B.C. Horse.  Opposition Raised to  Lowering of Lake  A deputation headed by Mr.  Leckie-Ewing, of Okanagan Landing, and Mr. Dudley Ward, M.P.  for Southampton, England, who is  the owner of property on Okanagan Lake, waited upon the Water  Commissioners sitting at Vernon,  and submitted the lollowing petition, which is a copy of one sent  to the Hon. F. D. Monk, and the  Hon. Martin Burrell : ���  "To the Honorable F. D. Monk,  Minister of Public Works, Ottawa,  ��� and ���  To the Honorable Martin Burrell,  Minister of Agriculture, Ottawa.  We, the undersigned residents on  Okanagan Lake Shore, or its neighbourhood,or being interested therein, hereby respectfully request that  the dredging operations now going  on in Okanagan River be stopped  forthwith for the following obvious  reasons : --  1. 1 hat they have caused, and  are still causing a fall in the level  of the lake.  2. That the lowering of the  lake entirely spoils the homes of  the settlers on its shores, and in  most cases renders them unfit to  live in.  3. 1 hat residences which are  wholely dependent-on the lake for  their water, are now being deprive j  of a convenient supply.  4. That in consequence of '.he  lowering of springs and seepage in  proportion to the fall of the lake,  orchards and market gardens are  being seriously affected, because  of the fact that they are solely  dependent on the moisture from  these sources.  5. lhat wharves, both public  and private, and boat anchorages,  are being spoilt, ar.d, owing to the  shallowness of the water, will have  to be rebuilt.  6. Thai shade trees, which are  always so attractive to the summer  visitor, are rapidly dying off for  want of sufficient moisture.  7. That long, unsightly stretches  of mud and rock are being formed  between the houses and the lake,  and from a sanitary point of view  thi3 is most undesirable, especially  in such places as Okanagan Landing and those similarly situated.  Finally, your petitioners consider  that if it is desired to deepen the  channel for navigation purposes,  dredging is (utile ; water finds its  own level and in due course the  lake will fall to the level of the  river bed.  We, therefore, respectfully request that the lake be raised to its  former level (about three feet), and  that navigation be accomplished by  building a suitable lock, or otherwise."  The Commission appeared lo  agree with the contention of the  petitioners, and said lhat the matter would be taken up with the  Ottawa government.  WATER NOTICE  For  a   License  to   Store   or   Pen  Back Water  Notice ia hereby given that Central  Okanngan Lands, Ltd., of Kelowna, B.C.  will apply for a license to store ur pen  back Two Hundred and Ten (2|0> acre  feet of water from Mill Creek, a str��*-*m  (lowing in a westerly direction and empty-  ing into Okanagan Lake at Kelowna. 1 he  water will be stored in a reservoir of 2,500  acre feet capacity, built at head of Mill  Creek, and will be used for irrigation purposes as authorized under a notice of application for a license to take and use  water posted herewith on the land described as S.E. quarter Sec. 22, Tp. 23,  Osoyoos Div. of Yale Dist.  Tliis notice was posted   on   the   ground  i the 25th day of April, 1912. The application will be fil^d in the olltce of the  Water Recorder at Vernon.  Objections may be filed with the said  Water Recorder or with the Comptroller  of Waler Rights, Parliament Buildings,  Victoria, B.C.  CENTRAL OKANAGAN LANDS.Ltd..  Applicant  By A. K. Mitchell, Agent  WATER NOTICE  For  a  License  to Take  and  Use  Water  Notice is hereby given that Central Okanagan Lands, Ltd., of Kelowna, B.C., will  apply for a license to take and use 210  acre feet of water out of Mill Creek, which  (lows in n westerly direction through  Kelowna Irrigation Po.'s reservoir and  empties into Okanagan Lake, al Krlowna.  The water will be diverted at Kelowna  1'fixation Co.'s headgntt- and will be us^d  for irrigation purpesfs on the land described us S.E. quarter. Sec. 22, Tp. 23,  Osoyoos Lv'. of Yale Disl.  This notice was posted on the ground on  the 25th day of April, 1912. The application will be filed in the office of ihe Waier  Recorder al Vernon.  Objections   may   be   filed with tho said  Water   Recorder or with   the   Comptroller  of   Water   Rights,   Parliament    Buildings,  Victoria, B.C.  CENTRAL OKANAGAN LANDS. Ltd.,  Applicant  By A. K. Mitchell, Agent  WATER NOTICE  For' a   License   to   Store  or   Pen  Back   Waler  Notice is hereby given that Francis  Edward Wollaston, of Kelowna, B.C., will  apply for a license to store or pen bacK  Thirty Nine (3U) acre feet of water from  Mill Creek, a stream flowing in a westerly  direction and emptying into Okanagan  Lake at Kelowna. The water will be  stored in a reservoir of 2,500 acre feet  capacity, built at head of Mill Creek, and  will be used for irrigation purposes as  authorized under a notice of application  for a license to take and use water posted  herewith on the land described as parts rf  Lota 30 and 40, D.L. 140, Osoyoos Div. of  Yale Dist.  This notice was posted on the ground  on the 26:1. day of April, 1912. The  application will be filed in the office of the  Water Recorder at Vernon.  Objr etiens may be  filed wilh  the   sai 1  Water Recorder or with   the  Comptroller  of   Water   Rights,   Parliament   Buildings,  Victoria, B.C.  FRANCIS EDWARD RICHMOND  WOLLASTON, Applicant  MR. TOM MARKS  Irish Ctmedlen al the  Opera House  this week  New  Poultry   Association  Makes Headway  The newly-formed Poultry and  Pet Slock Association is already  making rapid strides as to membership, and if the many poultry  fanciers of tlie district will co-operate ns they should a most useful  and successful organization will  result.  At the meeting held last week  ihe initial steps of organization  were completed,the officers elected  being : ���  Pres. -J, C. Stockwell  Treas.    Neil Gregory  Sec. -L\ L. Ward  Committee i E. Dart (K. L O.), W.  Schell (Rutland),  J.  S.  McKenzie  (Glenmore), Mr. Bell (Ellison), and  A. Nottly (Kelowns).  1 he subscription was fixed at $2  per year. Those who wish to join  will please send their names to the  secretary.   ���  The next general meeting is to  be held June Ist.  Mr. H. K. Todd of Montreal  arrived during the week to make  his home in Glenmore.  Wilson Landing and  West Side Notes  Mr. D. Lloyd-Jones was a visitor  here on Tuesday last.  Quite a number of rabbits have  been noticed about here recently.  We hear that Mr. W. Barnes has  disposed of his beautiful lake  frontage on the west side.  Mr. A. Day has been here during  the past week superintending the  booming of a number of logs be-  longing to the Kelowna Sawmill Co.  Miss A. Orion had a narrow  escape on Saturday last. When  driving down to the wharf a part  of the harness broke with the  result that the horse bolted, threw  Miss Orion out, and got rid of the  democrat with fortunately no more  serious consequences than some  scratches, torn clothing and a disabled rig.  Mr. Rembler Paul returned to  Kelowna today after a lengthy stay  in Arizona.  The C.P.R. round house and  machine shops at Eholt near Grand  Forks was burnt out Monday, the  damage reaching over $20,000.  WATER NOTICE  For  a  License  to Take  and  Use  Water  Notice is hereby given that Francis  Edward Richmond Wollaston, of Kelowna.  B.C., will apply for a license tn take nnd  use 39 acre feet of water out of Mill Cirri;,  which flows in a westerly direction through  Kelowna litigation Co.'a reservoir and  empties into Okanagan Lake at Kelowna.  The water will be diverted at Krlowna.  Irrigation Co.'s headgate and will be usrd  for irrigation pm poses on the land del*  cribed as parts of Lots 39 and 40, D.L.  140, Osoyoos Div. of Yale  Dist.  1 his notice was posted on thr ground  on the 26th day of April, 1912. The  application will be filed in tbe office of  the Water Recorder at Verncn.  Objections may be filed  with   the   said  Water   Recorder or with the  Comptroller  of   Water   Rights,   Parliament   Buildings,  Victoria, B.C.  FRANCIS EDWARD RICHMOND  WOLLASTON, Applicant  Mr. R. A Ogilvie, of Vancouver,  is in town this week demonstrating  a most interesting and novel method of irrigating fruit trees without  flumes or ditches It is known as  the Coul's Water Container, and  consists of a cement tank to en-  cire'e the tree and to contain about  eighteen or twenty gallons of  water which is fed gradually to  the roots by a simple floating valve.  The tanks need refilling about  twice in the season. This method  of irrigating has a number of advantages over the present one, nnd  in cases of trees above the ditch or  not accessible by flumes, it might  be tried wilh advantage. Mr. Ogilvie has a specimen tank on show  at Coates, Edward* & Gowen's. The Orchard City Record.  Thursday May 0  THE ORCHARD CITY RECORD  Pumlishcd srlsry Thursday at Ihe Office,  Kelowna, B.C.  yOH.V LEATHLEY, Editor and Proprietor.  Subscription $1.50 per annum.  To United Stales $2.00 per annum-  Adiltrlislnt ales upon application.  The Yellow Peril  No, we do not refer to the possibility of an inundation of civilization by the uncounted millions  of Chinks, but to another danger  which concerns us locally. You  must have noticed���you certainly  have if you have taken upon yourself the care of a lawn the wonderful profusion this year of those  humble but not unlovelv evidences  of spring, the dandelions. Our  road sides are ablaze with them ;  our meadows and, alas I our lawns  are carpeted with these yellow intruders. Year after year their encroachments have been allowed to  go unchecked, until now we seem  in danger of being over-run with a  weed which is one of the hardest  to get rid of in the whole catalogue  of garden and field pests.  The dandelion seems only to  grow in cultivated land and likes  nothing better than to get established in the velvety green of the  lawn, or in a luxuriant meadow, or  on the grass-grown sides of the  roads. It is really a compliment  to Kelowna lhat we should have  so many, being an unmistakable  evidence of soil richness. But even  compliments, if overdone, are likely  to prove embarrassing. I he dandelion propagates itself with astonishing rapidity, and if allowed to do  so would pretty soon monopolize  the whole townsite. Something  should be done to stop the mischief before it gets any further.  It is just here that the difficulty  arises. The dandelion can be  killed by plowing under, but who  would have the hardihood to suggest that Mr. So-and-so who has  nursed a delicate lawn for years  until he has got a passable patch  of green in front of his house,  should plow it under, because it  has broken out into a rash of dandelions? It would break his heart.  The seeding of the plant can be  pi evented by mowing before the  seed developes, but that does not  kill the parent plant. It can be  dug out, but it must be done  thoroughly for every little b>t of  root left in is capable of growing  another plant. Perhaps some botanist who has made a study of the  plant will come to our rescue and  suggest a remedy.  The council had its attention  drawn to the spreading of the dandelions this week, and bravely determined to tackle the problem,  first cleaning the streets as far as  possible. It is to be hoped that  the citizens will co-operate.  Lowering of the Lake  Kelowna people should take  note of the opposition which is  being raised to the project of lowering the level of the lake by  dredging the Okanngan River below Penticton. On another page  we give a copy of a petition which  is being forwarded to the Minister  of Public Works at Ottawa, asking  that ihe work which has been in  progress for some lime be discontinued.  The city of Kelowna perhaps  more than any other place on the  lake is deeply interested in this  matter and should not allow the  petition lo pass unchallenged. The  whole townsite has been hugely  benefited by the work already  done, and would be still more so,  large areas of low-lying land being  reclaimed and rendered valuable  by the drawing off of the water.  Ihe reasons given against ihe  scheme are not so obvious as the  petitioners seem to imagine, some  of them, indeed, being trivial, and  others greatly exaggerated. How,  for instance, the lowering of the  water level a few feet can render  homes on the lake shore "unfit to  live in" we fail to see; or how  they can be deprived of their  water supply. The lake is not to  be dried up, and the difference in  a few feet in its level would be  unnoticeable except in a very few  places.  That there will be some little inconvenience to owners of���ahem I  ���wharves, we will not deny, but it  would not take many of Astor's  millions to repair all the damage  in that line.  The enormous advantages which  would accrue not only to K-lowna  but to many other places would  outbalance all these things, not to  mention the great benefit of extending water transportation many  miles further south.  Bees and Fruit Culture  Bees, except far a few enthusiasts, have genetally been regarded  as amongst the minor worries of  life, but of no patticuhr consequence. Otchardis.18, however, are  coming to think otherwise, and to  realize that these curious little insects may be made to play an  Important part in the swelling of  their yearly returns. Mr. Harris,  a government hee expert, is to  give a practical demonstration  next Monday afternoon on the  subject in connection 'villi the  Farmers' Institute at Mr. W. T.  Ashbridge's apiary, Glenn Avenue,  which will give an opportunity to  fruitgrowers to make then selves  acquainted wilh what is doing in  this line.  The Canadian Horticulturist  prints an extract from the British  Bee Journal on the value of bees  during a rainy blossoming season,  which might be studied with advantage just now.  Rain, says the writer, during the  blooming season is a frequent  cause of unfruitfulness. Continuous rain may wash away the pollen, and it may lose its vitality, bul  the principal cause of unfruitfulness at such times is due to the  fact that insects, and particularly  bees, which promote cross-fertilization between varieties are absent.  Unfruitfulness may be clue to a  scarcity of bees. I could mention  several instances where orchards  had proved unprofitable until bees  were introduced.  One in particular, a foily acre  block of Alexander peach trees,  had never borne profitable crops  and the owner was about lo cut  them down. When asked where  the nearest bees were kept he said  five miles. Those bees were of no  use to him al all, and 1 advised him  to give the trees another season's  trial, and to get some bees at once.  He obtained two colonies of bees  which he placed in the centre of  the orchard. Of course, by this  time more than half the blossom  was over, but for all that he got a  fair amount of fruit, the trees nearest the hives having the most on  them. The next year he bought  more bees with the result that the  trees were so laden with fruit that,  although they had been thinned,  the branches had to be supported  by strong wooden props. Needless lo say, there were no more  complaints, for here waa ample  proof that all lhat was required to  make the trees fruitful were bees  to fertilize the blossoms.  Another fruit grower found that  '"hen he brought his hives into the  orchard the first year's yield showed a fourfold increase of fruit, independent of the honev crop,  showing the importance of having  the hives near the (tees. Apples  last year in his district had been  very scarce, excepting his own  orchard and those immediately  adjoining it.  Cross-fertilization produces very  much larger and better flavored  fruit than the self-fertilized does.  This cross-pollination is almost entirely dependent upon insects, the  chief of which are bees. There  should be a sufficient number of  bees in the vicinity, that no matter  how unfavorable the weather, the  blossoms would be visited often  enough to fertilize them perfectly.  Bees may also prevent frost damage. If bees are plentiful fertilization takes place as soon as the  blossom is ready, and the blossom  is better ready lo stand a hard frost.  If through lack of bees or bad  weather fertilization Is deferred, a  froal may come in the meantime  and result in great Inss to the fruil  grower.  WATER NOTICE  For   a   License   to   Store   or   Pen  Back Water  Notice ia hereby given that Robert Mc  Kay. of Kelowna, B.C., will apply for a  license to store or pen back Three Hundred and Seventy Five (375) acre fret of  water from Mill Geek, a stream flowing  in a westerly direction and emptying into  Okanagan Luke at Kelowna, I'he water  will be stored in a reservoir of 2,500 acre  feet capacity, built at the head of Mill  Creek, and will be used for irrigation purposes as authorized under a notice of application for a license to take and use  water posted herewith on the land described h�� Welt Half Sec. 10, ip. 23.  Osoyoos llivision of Yale Dist.  This notice was posted on the ground  on the 25th day of April, 1912. The application will be filed in the office of the  Water Recorder at Vernon.  Objections may be filed with the said  Water Recorder or with the Comptroller  of Water Rights, Parliament Building,  Victoria, B.C.  ROBERT McKAY, Applicant  By Central Okanagan Lands, Ltd., Agent,  per A. K. Mitchell  WATER NOTICE  For a License  to Take and   Use  Water.  Notice is hereby given lhat Robert McKay- of Kelowna, B.C., will apply for a  license lo take and use 375 acre fee* of  water out of Mill Creek, which (lows in a  westerly direction through ihe Kelowna  Irrigation Co.'s reseivoir und empties into  Okanagan Lake at Kelowna.  The water will be diverted at Kelowna  Irrigation Co.'s headgate and will be uaed  for irrigation purposes on the land des-  scribed as West Half, Sec. 10. Tp. 23,  Osoyoos Div. of 'l ale.  1 his notice waa poated on the ground  ou the 25th day of April, 1912. The application will be filed in the office of the  Water Recorder at Vernon.  Objections may be Bled with the Baid  Water Recorder or with the Comptroller  of Water Rights, Parliament Buildings,  Victoria, B.C.  ROBERT McKAY. Applicant  Central Okanagan Lands, Ltd., Agent,  per A. K. Mitchell  WATER  NOTICE  For   n   License   to   Store   or   Pen  Back  Water  Notice is hereby given that Charles William Adam 1 ait, of London, England, will  apply for a license to store or pen back  One Hundred and Fifty-Five (155) acre  leet of water from Mill Creek, a stream  Howiug in a westerly direction and emptying into Okanagan Lake, near Kelowna,  B.C. The water will be stored in a reservoir of 2,500 ft. capacity, built at head of  Mill Creek and wilt be used for irrigation  purposes as authorized under a notice for  a license to take and use water posted  herewith on the land described as part of  S.E. quarter Sec. 29, Tp. 26, Osoyooe Div.  uf Yale Dist.  This notice was posted on the ground  on the 26th.day of April, 1912. The application will be filed in the office of the  Water Recorder at Vernon.  Objections  may be filed with the Water  Recorder or with the Comptroller of Water  RightB. Parliament Buildings, Victoria, B.C.  CHARLES WILLIAM ADAM TAIT.  Applicant  By F. E. R. Wollaston, Agent  WATER NOTICE  For a  License  to  lake and  Use  Waler  Notice is hereby given that Charles William Adam Tail, of London, England, will  apply for a license to take and use 155  acre feet of water out ol Mill Creek, which  floWl in a westerly direction through  Kelowna litigation Co.'a leservoir and  empties into Okanagan Lake   al  Kelowna,  B.C.  Ihe water will be diverted at Kelowna  Irrigation Co.'a headgate and will be UBed  for irrigation purposes on the land described an part of S.E. quarter Sec. 29, Tp.  26, Osoyoos Div. of Yale.  Ihis notice was posted on the ground  on the 26th day of April, 1912. The application will be filed in the office of the  Water Rrcorder at Vernon.  Objections may be filed with the said  Water Recorder or wilh the Comptroller of  Waler Rights, Parliament Buildings, Victoria. B.C.  CHARLES WILLIAM ADAM TAIT,  Applicant  By F. E. R. Wollaston. Agent  It would surprise you to know of the  great good that is being done by Chamberlains' Tablets. Darius Downey, of New-  berg Junction, N.B-, writes: " My wife has  been using Chamberlain's Tablets and  finds them very effectual and doing her  tots of good." If you have any trouble  with your stomach or bowels give them a  trial.   Sold by all dealers.  J. A. Bigger  BUILDER and CONTRACTOR  Plan, and Ettimatci Furnished  Residence,   10  Lawrence Ave.  PHONE 95  'CIVIL  SERVICE ACT'  1 he qualifying examinations for Third-  class Clerks, Junior Clerks, and .Stenographers will be held at the following  places, commencing on 1 ueaday, the 2nd  July next: Armstrong, Chilliwack, Cumberland, Duncan, Golden, Grand Forks, Kamloops, Kaslo, Kelowna, Ladysmith, Nanai-  nio, Nelson, New Westminster, Peachland,  Prince Rupert, Penticton, ReveUtuke, Rom-  liind, Salmon Arm. Summerland, Vancouver, Vernon, and Victoria.  Candidates mutt be British subjects between the ages of 21 and 30, if for Third-  class Clerks ; and between 16 and 21, if  for Junior Clerks or Stenographers.  Applications will not be accepted if  received later than tlie 15th June next.  Further information, together with application forms, may be obtained from the  undersigned.  Section 7 of the " Civil "Service Act"  provides that temporary clerks and stenographers, who have not been regularly  appointed by Order in Council, must past  this examination.  P. WALKER,  Registrar, Civil Service.  Victoria, B.C., Ut May, 1912. 24-29  Is the great secret we are all after. Maybe it  has never come your way yet, but there is no  reason why it shouldn't; its just up to you to  make good the same as many are doing right here.  Kelowna is making rapid strides and if you come  to me I will tell you where to invest so that you  cant help but be successful; so be wise now  you have the opportunity.  LL V11 1, The Homeseeker's Friend  Now is the time to plant so don't forget  I'm  agent for Layritz Nurseries, and can supply all  your needs in that line  Any property you have for rent, sale, or if you are looking for such  see me and 1 will try to meet your requirements either by finding a  tenant or buyer, o if you are wanting to buy by putting you next to  some good snaps.  J. LEVITT R a Box 495- ,phone ] 94-  :   Crowley Block   :  Office open every evening after supper. .  NEW ARRIVALS  AT LEQUIME'S  NEW SKIRTS  ���������___���-  Made by the Helena Costume Co.  Many pretty models in various  materials. We can meet your needs  in skirts of every description.  FANCY LINENS  CENTRE PIECES. Tray Cloths,  Children's Wash Dresses (high or  low neck), made in the very latest  spring styles in superior quality of  Gingham, Chambrays and Prints.  A good assortment to choose from.  Drop in and look them over.  NEW SILK WAISTS  A nice assortment just received.  We have never shown the equal  of these values.  Children's Knitted Jersey Suits  Colors.  Brown and Blue.  Jacket, Knickers and Cap.  Per Suit  $2  NEW PRINTS       ( 15,  ,,    GINGHAMS! 3.  Zephyrs, Muslins, Hollands, etc.  Have a look at these lines and  compare our prices before buying  'Phone 22  Lequime Bros. & Co.  'Phone 22  1063 The Orchard Citu Record  Thursday, May 9  The Kelojtonu Land  and Orchard Co.,  LIMITED,  We have the following First-class Nursery Stock yet for  sale to prompt orders:���  CHERRIES  At $35.00 per 100  Black Republican,  Black Tartarian,  Royal Anne,  Lambert,  Bing.  APPLES  At $25.00 per 100  Wagner,  Wealthy,  Jonathan,  Spitzenberg,  Northern Spy  Mcintosh Red,  Grimes Golden,  Newtown Pippin  Cox's Orange  Pippin  CRABS  Hyslop,  Florence.  PLUMS  At $25.00 per 100  Tragedy.  PEARS  At $40.00 per 100    Doyenne du Cornice  'Phone H2 or write  THE  PRIEST'S ORCHARD  P. O. Box 209 :: :: KELOW N, B.C.  Prepare for  Hot Weather and Flies  Refrigerators   -     - all sizes  Ice Cream Freezers   ���    ���  Screen Doors -     -   ���    ���  Screw Windows   -   ���    ���, <  Coal  Oil  and  Gasoline   Stoves in  I,  2 and  3 burners  Price the Lowest  THE MORRISON-THOMPSON  HARDWARE Co., Ltd.  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.  1 flepho  66  Just About Now is the Right Time  to call in and renew your subscription to the " Record,'  Town and Country  Aid. Sutherland paid a visit tc  to the coast this week.  Mr. F. Billings was a visitor in  town during the week.  Mr. T. Robinson, of Enderby  was a visitor in town last week-end.  Mrs. J. B.. Knowles spent last  week-end in Penticton.  Mr. H. W. E. Canavan was in  town for a few days last week-end.  Mr. Craig, from Hanley, Sask.,  was a new arrival this week, having decided to settle here.  Mr. F. Wolridge left by Monday's boat for Victorin, where he  intends to reside for some time.  Mr. R. Duncan went down to  Penticton Tuesday, returning by  Wednesday morning's boat.  The Summerland football team  came up Saturday and met the  Kelowna team in the park. T he  result was a win for Kelowna by  4 goals to 2. Next Saturday Pen-  li'ton will play Vernon in the  I ark at 4.30.  The monthly meeting of the  Country Girls' Branch of the  Ladies' Hospital Aid takes place  Saturday next, May llth, at 3  o'clock, at the home of Mrs. Reekie,  K. L, O. bench.  Mr. Maraden and family and Mr.  Denton, father of Mrs. Marsden,  left Monday for Vancouver Island  where they will make their home.  Mr. Marsden was formerly with  the Okanagan Telephone Co.  On Monday, May I3lh, Mr.  liairis, Fold Brood Inspector for  the Okanagan Valley,'will give a  demonstration lecture on the culture and care of bees at Mr. W. T.  A.hbridge's apiary, Glenn Avenue,  at 2.30 p.m. There will be no  evening lecture as advertised last  week.  Mr. T. Ren wick has purchased  trom Mrs. Renshaw the house on  Glenn Avenue occupied bv W. T  Ashbridge, and will shortly move  into.town. Mr. Ashbridge is building a bungalow on the iwxt lot  which he purchased some time ago.  Mr. Bigger is the contractor.  P. Dickson, late orchard foreman at the Bankhead ranch, left  last Thursday for Grand Forks,  having taken an appointment under  the government as inspector nf  orchards in that district. Mr. Dick  son had been at Bankhead foi  some six years past, and to cele  brate his promotion the boys at the  ranch bought a handsome suitcase  which was presented to him on  the eve of his departure.  The annual meeting of the W.  C T U. will be held on Tuesday,  May 14th at the home of Mrs. Jas.  Harvey, snr., at 3.30 p.m., when  the reports of the various departments of work engaged in during  the year wili be received and an  important notice brought before  the meeting. Members are earnestly requested to be present.  The Women's Auxiliary of the  Anglican church propose holding  a Deanery Meeting in Kelowna on  Monday and Tuesday, May 13lh  and Nth. Representatives will be  present from Salmon Arm, Enderby, Armstrong, Vernon, Okanagan  Centre, Summerland and Penticton. A reception to the visiting  delegates and clergy will be held  at Mrs. DuMoulin's on Monday  evening, at 8:30 The programme  for Wednesday is as (ollows : Early  Celebration, 8.30 ; Morning Service  and Corporate Communion, 10.30;  Sermon by the Rev. Mr. Seagers,  of Vernon ; Luncheon at the Aquatic Building, at 12.30; BiiBinesN  Meeting, 2.30; Afternoon Tea, 5  o'clock. All members of the congregation nnd Women's Auxiliary  are cordially invited to attend the  service, business meeting and  afternoon ten. Anyone wishing  to attend the luncheon will kindly  send in their names lo the president  or secretary.    Tickets $1.00.  PROFESSIONAL AND  BUSINESS CARDS  BURNE & TEMPLE  Solicitors,  Notaries Public,  Conveyancers, etc.  KELOWNA, :: B.C,  R. B. KERR  Barrister'  and Solicitor,  Notary Public.  KELOWNA, ::��� B.C  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. Box 231  RICHARD H. PARKINSON  pMTlSH COLUMBIA LAND  SURVEYOR.  CIVIL ENClNEER  P.O. BOX 137  KELOWNA  Dr. J. W. Nelson Shepherd  DENTIST  r. o. Ho. me Ph.n. an  Corner Peneozi Street and  Lawrence Avenue.  Poor appetite is a sure sign of impaired  digestion. A tew doses ot Chamberlain's  Stomach and Liver I ablets will strengthen  your digestion and improve your appetite,  thousands have been benefitted by taking  ihr., - tablets.    Sold by all doalers.  OAK & BRASS TRAYS  We have just received a  few trays direct from the  manufacturers. They are  stylish and something decidedly new in design. .  Prices from $7.50 to $23.50  j��jfc��s��k��  COLLETT BROS.  LIVERY AND DRAY  I lorses bought and sold on commission. Dray meets all C.P.R.  boats. All kinds of heavy team  work. 'Phone 20.  JOHN CURTS  CONTRACTOR i, BUILDER  Plans and Specifications Prepared  and estimates given for publicBuild-  irigi.Town and Country Residences  JOHN CURTS, KELOWNA  PHONE No. 93  W. T. ASHBRIDGE  CIVIL ENGINEER  Aaaot. Mem. Csn. Soc. C. E        Graduate Toronto  Univeraity  Waterworjra snd Scweiage Syarema, Puinpins and  Liinting- Planta, Concrete Con-  KELOWNA,  ���(ruction, etc.  B.C.  PIANOFORTE  MK.  HAHOLD   TOD   BOYD  Exhibitioner Royil College  of  Muiic, ��nd Utely  with Kendrick Pyne.  Mm. Doc, OrH*ni>t of the  >      Cfttnednl, Manchester, Eng.,  RECEIVES   PUPILS  At the Studio, Trench  Block, Kelowna.  Music   of   every   deiciiptinn   vupplied.  New term begin* September.        P.O. Box 437.  MATERNITY NURSE  Expetienr=d  CASES  TAKEN  IN   HOME  Apply   Mrs. JARVIS, Ellis  Street  20th Century Shoe  Repairing Shop  BERNARD   AVENUE  All  Kinds  of  Boots and  Shoes Repaired Promptly  Ladies' and   Gents' Rubber   Heels  nl the Rest Makes  J. M. CROFT  Bootmaker.  All kinds oft Repairs  BERNARD AVENUE,  KELOWNA.  DAYIES & MATHIE  Ladies' and  Gents' Tailors  PENDOZI STREET  Repairing and Pressing  promptly attended to.  THE  Royal Bank of Canada  HEAD OFFICE    .    Montreal, Quebec.  NEWYORKOFFICE . 65, V/UHam St.     LONDON OFFICE (Enf.) - 2, Ij.nk Bldg.. Princa. 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 ahall  be glad to explain.  THE   SECRET  OF  WEALTH  lie* in these (our letters  s  E  Start  a  Savings    Account    to-day.      Deposit   regularly   and   watch it   grow.  Deposits of  One Dollar and upwards received.  Secure one of our SAFETY DEPOSIT BOXES and place your  valuables beyond peril or danger of fire.  Lodged in absolutely fireproof safe.  Kelowna Branch        -       H. F. REES, Manager.  Branches and correspondents throughout the world.  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  Make Your Business  Known  The Buiineu Man Who Does Not Advertise  is like the merchant without a store  window. He may have the best of  goods, and the most reasonable scale of  prices, but he mutt let the people know  it-and, moreover, keep the fact constantly before them. A good well-written  advertisement is a portable shop window.  GLENMORE FRUIT LANDS  Situated within one half mile of town, and being  about loo feet above the lake, it commandi a beautiful view ol tha town, li��kr and surrounding country.  Ideal Fruit Soil. Abundance of Water.  Close to Town and Market.  There ia only one GLENMORE. Don't mitt the opportunity of aelecting a few acrat of thia deairabla  property.  If you with a cheap building lot or an acre of land call on ua and wa will  ehow you our aub-diviaion  ��>   WOODLAWN   ���  Jmt four blocka from tha centre of the town.     PHcet low.   Terma eaay,  monthly paymenta if ao deaired.  Fire Insurance  We represent only tha bast board companies.  The Central Okanagan Lands, Ltd.  KELOWNA. B.C. Thursday, Mai] 9  Orchard Oiti) Record  PHONE 150  DALGLEISH & GLENN  For the best in all kintis of  AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENTS  AUTOMOBILES  We   are  prepared   to   receive   your orders  for any   of   the  following reliable makes:  "CASE,"   "HUDSON,"   "REO,"    "HUPM0B1LE."  Come and talk to us about them  Buggies,    Wagons,    Democrats,   &c,  to suit all purchasers.  " PREST ��� 0 - LITE "  Lighting system for automobiles.    Ask for booklet on this only really satisfactory system.  SPRAY OUTFITS  It is becoming every year more obvious that   spraying,  to be effective, must be thoroughly done.    Thi- cheapest and  best way to handle an orchard of any size is with    a   power  outfit.    We carry the  I. H. C. Power Spray Outfit  complete with I, 2 or 3 h. p. engine wagon and   tank.    This  is giving satisfaction in some of the best fruit districts.  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.  ^WVWilihMs  to hemain happy the new eoti-  pie mast have a eheekiul and  atthaetwe home. ou\ itAnitiAe  inStAes loth faappinesi. and eom~  ioU-one lon<f\umme\ oipehpetaal  Mite, we a\e unloading a ea\  oldinin<f~\oow iahnitahe in lamed  and mission designs. pUees a\e  lowA than eve\.  KELOWNA FURNITURE CO.  " We Make Homes Happy."  } ] Moving Pictures as a Pulpit  Aid  The expected has happened.  : 1 he progressive church Ims laid  hold on the moving picture, and  the minister is helped to illustrate  the Bible theme by the actor and  the camera, The worst fears of  old lime Calvinism are realized, for  at last is the church actually invaded  by the world, the flesh and the  devil. In Boston the e-cperiment  has had its first trial. The picture  aevvice came just before the church  service that is to say, before the  anthem, the offertory and the sermon. I he reel shown was the lift  of Moses from the time that Phar  aoh's daughter found him in the  bulrushes, until he assumed the  leadership ot the toiling, slave-  driven children of Israel. We are  told thai the story was dramatically  depicted before an audience that  measured the capacity of t  church, and that when ihe pictures  were run and the minister announced that those who did not  care to remain for the sermon  might leave, none left save a few  small boys who could not be  expected to be interested in a sermon anyway.  ���" Portland  I elegram."  Would Have Made  Canada  Adjunct to States  Considerable interest in the abortive reciprocity question and not  a little indignation has been aroused lately by the publication of  certain correspondence between  President  I alt and Roosevelt.  In a letter dated January, 191 I,  discussing the reciprocity pac1 between the United states and Canada, William I aft, President of the  United States, wrote to Theodore  Roosevelt, ex-President:  " 1 he amount of Canadian products we would lake would produce a current of business between  Western Canada and the United  Slates that would make Canada  only an adjunct to the United Slates.  It would transfer an their important  business to Chicago and New York,  with their bank credits and everything else, and it would increase  greatly the demand of Canada for  our manufactures."  To this Colonel Roosevelt replied :  " Dear President* It seems to  me that what you propose lo do  with Canada is admirable from  every standpoint."  1 he streets of Victoria are paved  wilh gold literally. Some of the  rock used has been found on analysis to show if! I 5 per ton copper  and $2 gold.  1 he railroads of the United States  kill or injure an employee every  six minutes, and every two hours  a man is killed. Senator Chamberlain.  Its an ill wind that blows nobody  t^uiiil : and the I itanic disaster is  no exception. A few weeks ago  Marconi wireless stock wag pegging along at par. Nov.* it is up Jto  the 240 ,M.nk and is still pumping  itself.  A wireless message from an unknown steamer reached New York  saying that it had sighted the iceberg which sank the Titanic, about  fifty ii-iles south of the scene of  the disaster. Dozens of bodies  were seen huddled on the iceberg  all having life preserver's on and  evidently frozen to death. The  steamer did not take off any of the  bodies.  A direct exchange of parcels between Canada and France and between Canada and Algeria nnd  Corsica, via France, came into operation on May Ist. This is m addition to the existing parcel post  exchanged hy way of England.  I he shareholders of the Bank of  Montreal have been asked to authorize application for nn increase of  the capital of the bank to $25,000-  000, the present capitalization being $10,000,000.  The residents of Ismay, Mont.,  are contemplating steps lo change  the name of the town since the  Titanic disaster and the resultant  criticism levelled at J. Bruce Ismay,  munaging d tree tot of the White  Star Line. J. he majority of the  residents favor adopting the name  of some man who ucled the hero's  part in the doomed vessel and are  divided between Astor, Butt, Smith  and Strauss.  There never was a lime when people  appreciated the real merita of Chamberlain'a  Cough Remedy more than now., Thia ia  shown by the increase m sales and voluntary testimonials from persons who have  been cured by it. If you or your children  are troubled with a cough or a cold give it  a trial and become acquainted with it good'  qualities.   For sale by all dealers.  Millions Spent in  Popularizing Gum  "The sum of money spent inad-  vertisiug gum is simply enormous,  but it has made gum-chewing a  national affair," says Frank S. Fleer  in the "Detroit Free Press." Mr.  Fleer is a retired gum manufacturer  his particular brand having attained  such a vogue that he sold to ihe  trust, and since then has been passing his time in easy street.  " It may take as much as $ 1,000,-  000 jn newspaper, periodical and  billboard advertising to put a gum  before the public, and keep it there  until everybody has bought a package, and if ihe merit is in the product this will come back all right.  "The success of .some gums is a  part of the success of this country,  which is the most progressive in  the world, end largely through  advertising. No class spends as  much money in advertising as do  the Americans, whose business  has grown with leaps and bounds  since the Union became a fact.  Some manufacturers who frowned  on advertising in the old days  have seen the error of their ways,  nnd are using printer's ink to good  advaniage,  " The most successful of manufacturing and retail establishments  are the ones that advertise all of  the while. They do not allow the  public lo forget them ; while it is  just as necessary as paying the  rent; and the best part of it is  that sensible advertising makes  business enough to more than take  care of itself."  The C. P. R. is laying heavy rails  ou the Okanagan branch line, and  is to fill in all the trestle bridges.  7 his will enable the company to  run its heavy main line engines  over this branch.  I lie British enquiry into the  1 itanic disaster opened Friday last.  Lord Mersey headed the commission. /  l.ame back is usually caused by rheumatism of the muscles of the back, for which  you will find nothing better than Chamberlains Liniment.    Sold by all dealers.  KELOWNA-WEST BANK  STEAM FERRY  ��� aaaMaaaiaillWI��a1"��a��aaaaaaaaaaaaaajaaaa��a��  Leaves Kelowna 9 a.m., 3.30 p.m.  Leaves Westbank 9.30 a.m., 4 p.m.  Extra Service on  Wednesdays & Saturdays  Leaves Kelowna 11 a.m.  Leaves Westbank 11.30 a.m.  BEAR CREEK SERVICE,  FRIDAYS  Leaves Kelowna 10 a.in., 4.30 p.m.  Leaves Bear Creek 10.30 a.m., 5 p.m.  TERMS CASH  JAMES I. CAMPBELL  'Phone No. 108  G. H. E. HUDSON  Landscape and  Portrait  Photographer  Largest Studios in the Interior  Portraits by appointment  Pendozi Street,   -   Kelowna  An ad. in the "Record''  is the hall-mark of a progressive  buiineas.     Insist   upon  people  knowing you're there  Rough and Dressed Lumber.  Shingles, Siding, Doors, Windows,  Mouldings,  Etc.  Kelowna Saw-Mill Company, Limited  HEWETSON and MANTLE, Ltd.  CAPITAL AUTHORIZED   -   $75,000  MONEY TO  LOAN  On First Mortgages  Agreements for Sale Purchased  FIRE.   LIFE.  AND  ACCIDENT  INSURANCE  Every Viewpoint Reveals Advantages  A" NY way you look at the clothes question  you will Hnd the best answer to your clothes  requirements in " Fit-rite." Some men lay  most stress on style. Others say wear's the thing  that counts. We say, you should expect both  correct designing and honest materials, and we  offer you this combination in "Kit-rite" high-  grade garments for men.  THOS. LAWSON, Ltd.  KELOWNA  \ a- 1W  Z=S, r  MHmM  ^L^mmaammmsmsgm Thursday, May 9  The Orchard Citu Record  The  Early Bird  Gets the Worm  Cut worms are early and  unless you get them they  will get your crop. Scatter  Cut Worm Medicine  at the same time you sow  the seed and the danger  of crop destruction will be  very small.  Berger's Pore Paris Green  Swift's Arsenate of Lead (paste)  Vreeland's Powdered Arsenate  These are the best reme-  dies.and we will guarantee  the quality of each brand  as we cannot buy any  better.  P. I lilts J Co.  DRUGGISTS and STATIONERS  Kelowna,     B. C.  PHONE 19  Rutland News.  I ran our own correapondent.  Black Mountain School  Report  The following is a list of pupils  gaining percentages worthy of  mention during the month of  April, 1912. The figures relate to  Conduct, Regularity and Punctuality, and Studies, in the order  named.  Ist DIVISION  Eyeritt Fleming  Merriam Woolsey  Earla McDonald  Dora Pease  Fred Duggan  Elwood Fleming   I  Loraine Woolsey I  George Monford  Edith Whitehead  Consuelo Woolsey  90  90  90  90  90  90  85  90  90  85  2nd DIVISION  Amy Fleming   / '   70  Jeanie Warden I 72  Mona Woolsev 65  Margery Lansdowne 70  Jenny Lock 70  Mary Pease 65  Bessie Duggan     I 70  Will Lansdowne I 70  Elisha Monford 65  Mabel Duggan   ! 70  Evelyn Sproul    \ 65  Netta Monfor.d  I 65  Elva Fleming     1 65  97 98  100 83  100 80  100 76  98 73  100 69  97 77  100 67  89 76  100 67  100 87  IOC 85  100 81  87 87  98 74  97 74  82 83  90 74  100 66  80 82  87 80  100 66  97 71  Messrs Lequime Bros, have  named their new townsite at the  Mission " Kelowna," which, being  interpreted from Indian, means  "bear." The mouth of Bear creek  is on the opposite shore of the lak  and was so named on account of  six bears being killed there in one  day. The original owner of the  townsite, August Gillard was called  " Cumuxtoush" by the Indians,  which means grizzly bear. ������- Vernon  News, (Twenty years ago.)  The copper cent has made its  appearance in Vancouver, having  been introduced by James Stark St  Sons for change-making purposes.  Now is the time to get rid of your rfteu  matism. You can do it by applying  Chamberlain's Liniment. For sale by all  dealers.  Ferguson & Qiapman  REAL  ESTATE  WJ9tWW  Office over Oak Hall  Made to Measure  There are men in this town who would not buy a  ready-made suit. For such men we have the agency  for Fit Reform Made to Measure Clothes. We can  honestly recommend the garments made by this big  tailoring house and respectfully request you to come  in and look over the range of Suitings for Spring and  Summer.  WE   SHOW  NEARLY 400   LINES  The Oak Hall Clothing Co., Ltd.  OOOC)OC<XXXXX30CXXXXXX)OOC<X30  re the would' of science 8  DCXXXXXXXXXXXICOO  POWER OF ELECTRICITY  Effect  of  Electricity   on   School  Children.  A rather remarkuble experiment  has been carried on for some years  In one of the public schools of Stockholm, Sweden, to test the beneficial  Influence of electricity on the development of the human body. Two  groups each of twenty-five children,  as nearly alike as possible In general  health, nnd size and weight of the Individuals, were given Instruction In  two rooms, both being equal in slie,  ventilation, lighting nnd exposure. But  the group in one of the rooms was  continually exposed to the Influence  of elctrlc currents, while the other  group was not.  Now, after three or four years of  the tests, it Is claimed that the "electrified" children have outstripped the  other group, growing faster, ,'ilng  on weight quicker, developing better  appetites and showing more physical  resistance. Ab a whole, the mentality  of the electrified group was the  greater, as backwardness in the majority of cases Is the result of some  physical defect. >  EDISON'S RULES OF LIFE  Expect! to Reach One Hundred and  Fifty.  "Why don't ybu try to Invent an  airshipT" Thomas Alva Edison was  asked reonily  "Why don't I try?" responded Mr.  Edison. "Why, I did try thirty years  ago. I looked Into It from every side.  We knew then the principles of gliding Just as you have them now, but  we didn't have an internal combustion  engine."  Speaking on his rdles of life the  great inventor said:  "With my system of living I expect  to live 150 years.  "My syBtem 1b based on proper living, sleeping and clothing.  "1 am In bed six hours, all of It  good, solid sleep.    It's enough.  "I don't ever Intend to retire. Work  has made this earth a paradise for  me, and I don't believe there.Js any  paradise up above.  "My body and I are still keeping at  it for about eighteen hourr a day, and  I seldom get tired.  "I am better able to keep working  now than when I was twenty-five.  ���"1'lils earth Ib a cinch if you take  It right  "Agreeable work never hurt any  one.   1 art no exception.  "I am not an individual; I am an  aggregate of cells.  "When I have any spare time I  study music.  "I eat sb much as 1 want, but that  Is very little���hulf a handful of solids  at each meal."  INVENTS "FJIWT AID" TO UOIIKLK  SKIRTS.  Alexander Jameson Calhoun, of  Bloomfleld, N.J., hus Invented a d?v|.c  which he says will ussist women  wearing hobble skirts in getting  aboard trains The device, which Is  wprked by hydruultlc pressure, consists of an Iron jack to which Is attached a cushioned chair worked by  two levers. The "lift" Is placed In  front of the platform of the cur. When  the woman Is seated in tlie chair the  operator preBses a handle which lifts  the chair up lu Hue with the platform  of the car. He then works a lever  which extends the chair straight out  and lands the passengers on the piat-  form of the car. It is said persons  are lifted to the platform quicker  than they can climb the steps.  Bloomfleld women who have Tied  the "lift" say ihey hope It will be  placed In all stations. At most coun-  ry stations the platforms are very  low, which makes the first step of  the car about eighteen Inches from  the ground.  Oiled Paper Umbrellas of tho  Japanese.  The umbrellas used hy the Japanese  are similar In all respects to the  paper parasols that are common In  this country, except that the Japanese  treat their mnterlnl with a vegetable  oil which renders -It Impervious to  moiBture. The oil Is obtained from  the seedB of a plant (Perilla ocl-  moldesj cultivated in some parts of  Japan. A bushel of the seed produces  about a gallon of oil, and the crop  amounts to $360,000 bu. annually. The  oil Is boiled and, when cool, is applied  to tho paper umbrellas with a piece  of cloth or waste. The umbrellas  are then exposed to the sun for five  hours.  The oil-paper Is also used In making  lanterns and for window panes. The  paper lantern Is, in common use in  japan for lights on 'rickshas and  wagons, and as a hand lantern like  the tin lanterns here. Oiled paper Is  used Instead of window glass lu prac-  tloally all of the native houses  throughout the empire.  New Zealand's Sulphur Island '  One of the most extraordinary Islands in the world lies In the Jay ot  Plenty, New Zealand. It Is called  White Island, and eopslts mainly of  sulphur mixed with gypsum and a  few other minerals. Over the lBland,  which Is about three miles In clr-  cumternce, and rises between 800 and  900 feet above the sea, there continually flotB an Immense cloud of  vapor attaining an elevation of 10,000  feet In the centre Is a boiling lake  of acid charged water, covering fifty  acres, and surrounded with blow holes  from which steam and sulphurous  fumes are emitted with great force  and noise. With care a boat can be  navigated ou tbe lake. The sulphur  from White Island Is very pure, but  little effort has yet been made to procure It systematically.  A new departure In the manufacture of the worumbo pole' cloth Ib a  plaid black, making It reversible, an  Innovation that promises to ba successful.  S. T. ELLIOTT  R. A. COPELAND  ELLIOTT &COPELAND  Real Estate and Insurance Brokers  Room 2  Crowley Block  We hi  ave 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.  Let the Peerless  Incubator Make Poultry-  Raising Pay   You  Big Profits  The Peerless Incubator, Canadian designed and  built, as the result of actual experience in practical  pouitrying, is making poultry pay 20,846 farmers  in the Dominion to-day. The Peerless Incubator is  making poultry-raising pay in many a city back-yard  The Peerless Incubator can do the same for you,  and  the  Peerless   Way    will   show   you    how.  We  publish a   handsome   book   which   tells  the whole story and gives   you  the proof.     You should  read the book.     It is called "When Poultry Pays."  Send  to us  for the book, and  we will   gladly   furnish   you   with   one   copy,  postage paid and   without   charge.     Send   to-day for "When Poultry Pays.''  LEE  MANUFACTURING CO., Limited,  150, Pembroke Street,  PEMBROKE, Ont. The Orchard City Record  Thursday, May 9  rarrrfi-.-wjEVEKz.. -sfcrarTV' '-^������"vi"'rTrr,rrnBa'J'f"'"rinrnmmmt'Jsrv'  PLENTY  I Attractive Bungalow  FOR SALE  Four  an.I   l>nlh   mom,'        ?  Our Business litis grown to its present  size because of the values we have ;;ivon.  Every bit of merchandise we sell is the  besl obtainable al its price. Let us handle  your nexi order  A'Few Suggestions for ihe Hot Weather:  Dalton's Lemonade-        - 20c. bottle  ,,        Orangeade - 20c.     ���  C. & B. Raspberry Vinegar 20c.  Lime Juice      -        -        - 45c.     ,,  Claret Wine - 45c.     ���  Grape Wine    -        -        - 45c.     ���  LifTel Tower Lemonade  - 25c.   tin  Welch Grape juice.large 75, med.35c.  These arc Delicious Summer Beverages  S concrete cellar, electric.  lirflih  Lot r>Mt. by 126ft.  Price - $1,500  Write Box J. M., " Record " Office  Just   received, a  large shipment of  Peek  1'lean's 1'amous Biscuits.     Try a pac'age.  You   will  want  more.  I leadquarters for  Fresh Fruits and Vegetables. ' Strawberries Saturday  Get  the Habit, and Get it  Right,  PATRONIZE  K. F. OXLEY  I he  Up-to-I)ate Grocer  Telephone- .35 I > l<;phone 35  ^.-T,   -T7..wT- aji aa���icv-TC-i- r wrKrzi=rr:aBg.rann  :   CONKLIN  Self - Filling  Fountain Pens  Are the  Best  tlit- sitnplini and ih��* mont'deairable,  We have a full line of them in  every style of point to suit all  writers. Prices are from $3 to $15  and every pen guaranteed. Let  via explain their superiority to you,  it will only take a few minutes to  convince you.  1   fl,   Jr-wrlhMH.  Crowlej Block - Box 310- Bernard Ave.  All repairs absolutely guaranteed  [ WANTED! )  ?. Cents per wont, first insertion and  1 Cent per word ench aith.equent  insertion, minimum 25 Cents.  PINE WOOD FOR SALE  Delivered anywhere in <'ity.    Apply  j|f Dtdfileisli cV Glenn  EGGS FOR HATCHING  F-ntta from the following pens, pure bred  nonltrv : Barred Rocks. White Wyandots.  S. C. Brown Lechoms, S. <������ While Leg.  norm I Rose.combod Rhode Island Reds.  Also Seed I'nlatoea. J. C. Slockwell. jitxr-  nard  Avenue. lr"l  EGGS FOR HATCHING  From    pedigreed    utility   s.-c.   White  Orpington birds.  Fine, laying strain. $2 00  per sitting ol 15.    Also sittings front good  Black Minorcaa. W. J. Shain. Orchard  City Poultry Ranch. Bernard Avenue,  Kelowna, B.C. I8tf  FOR SALE  lliuh.inka'  Seed   Potatoes, $20 per ton.  'Phone CI I. Apply C. I. Duncan. Rutland.  20f[  FOR SALE  Good work team of young mares j   also  five tons ol loose hey.    Apply M. Hereron.  22ll.  FOR SALE  General purpose horse, about !,200 lbs.  double or single.    F. W. Sutcliffe, Rutland.  22lf.  First   Suit, for   Damages in  "Titanic" Disaster  Proceeding, hnvci liccii com-  'mrm��ed In i|ik first suil l.>r diiiu-  nt���s hrnughl !'.v a ri-l I ve nf it  " T Ionic " victim. I lie suit in  Imii^lil liy Mrs. Limine Robin,  wi.lo.v ci( Victor Robbins, Col,  John Jacob Astoi's valet. It  charges negligence on tlie part of  the Ocean Steam Navigation  Co., and asks (or $50,000 damages  and costs.  The complaint alleges that the  owners of the ship were negligent,  first, because ihe " Titanic" had  .jeen warned that she was in the  vicinity of icebergs and in spite of  the warning was going at a speed  nf more than 20 knots an hour  when the collision occurred ; second, that proper precautions were  not taken after the lookout sighted  the iceberg; third, that the liner  was being operated br a new and  untried crew; fourth, that there  vva8 not a sufficient number of lifeboats j lhat after the collision the  lifebonls were not properly manned.  ROOMS FOR RENT  Unfurnished.    Suitable   for   bochelo  Apply Box S, " Record " Office.      23-5  A. G. McKEOWN  KELOWNA  Agent for the  PENTICTON STEAM  LAUNDRY  LOST  Between town and Mr. A. W. Dalglelah'a  house nt Rutland, automoliile Side Lamp  Reward on returning to Central Okanagan  Lands, Ltd. 23tf  YOUNG WOMAN  Wants   housework by   the day.    Apply  Box -187, or Croft's Boot Store. x  FOR SALE  Matched  Team of mares.    Weight 2.5(H)  lbs.   Apply S. T. Elliott. 23tf  FOR SALE  Thoroughbred |eraeyCow.   Good milker.   Apply Box 254. 23lf  despatched twice a  week,  'rompl attention nnd cnre'ul  work.  EGGS  Buff Orpringtons - s.c. White Leghorns  Ihe White Leghorn stock is as good  as you can get in the province    Ihe  price is low because I have 45 laying  S1 RAYED  On the Cloverdale Range on 20th, 1912,  1 wii Sorrel Stallions, one with narrow  white stiipe on face, and one with white  hind feet, lefl front fool white. Both animals unhranded and 2 years old. If not  claimed within 30 days wdl he sold to pay  expenses.   T. Booth, Cloverdale Ranch.  23-26  because I havi  hens that are non-silters, averaging 2  sittings pei day. Incubator lots $7.50  per 100 eggs. Please visit our poultry yards  D. W. SUTHERLAND  FOR SALE  I.one Pine Cottage and 50ft. lot on Manhattan beach.   Apply Dr. W. H. O.addes.  24-26  FOR SALE  One heavy Team, about 3,100 lbs. ; also  2 milk Cows and 6 Colts from three years  down. Apply R. E. Harviss, Hawksdale  Ranch. 24tf  THE PEOPLE'S STORE  Headquarters for tlie Economical Buyer  MOCKERY KRASH K0MING  We   want   to  sell  off  all  our  (rockery and  want  to  sell  it  now.  To prove that we ate in earnest about  this matter you  have only to look at the  following prices :  16 Dinner Sets at Two-Thirds their Value  All $22 Dinner Sets will lie sold for $14.67  ��� $25         $16.67  All $17.50 Dinner sets will be sold for $11.67        I  ��� $20- , $13.34        |  All Dinner Sets at a Discount of 33 and one-third per cent.  43   Toilet^ Sets   at   Three-Quarters   their   Value  20 Toilet Sets, 6 pieces each, regularly $2.25, to be sold at $1.69  23   Toilet Sets,   10  pieces  each,  ranging  in  price  from $3.25 to $8.50 per set,  to  be  sold as  follows:  All   $3.25 Sets  to   be  sold  for $2.44  ���      4.50    ���  t��  3.^8  ���      5.25    ���  ii  3.94  ���      6.00    ���  ,,  4.50  ���      7.00    ���  ,,  5.68  ���      8.50    ���  ������  6.38  All  Toilet   Sets   at   a   Discount  of  25 per cent.  Resides  all   this  we  are  selling  all  our   C hina  at  heart-breaking  prices,  as  we  must  get  it  sold  and  sold  soon  See  our  25-cent   table   of  Cups  and  Saucers  ALL   SPECIAL   PRICES   ARE   POR   CASH   ONLY  THOMAS LAWSON, LIMITED  Phones : Grocery, 214;    Dry Goods, 314;    Office, 143.  TENDERS for REFRESHMEN I BOOTHS  at Exhibition Ground on May 24th. Particulars  may be had from   the   secretary,  Mr. P. Brooke, Box 349.  24-25  SITUATION WANTED  by man used to general   store   business  or would take office work or similar  employment.     Apply   Box   R.,   " Record  Office. 24  Well Drilling  Parties   desiring   Wells   Drilled   or    prospecting for water, coal, ore or other formation, please write  H. S. WAKE  Vernon  236  FOR SALE    -   -   Second Hand  I Wagon, I Democrat, I Buggy  I Set Heavy Harness.  A. WILSON  P. 0, BOX 153  22lf  FOR SALE  First-class Baled Hay  in large or small lots.  Seed Potatoes, "Sutton's Select"  Write or 'phone |C 3|, C. W. DICKSON  18  FOR  SALE  IIOUSE, containing Reception - Room  l'arlor, Dining-Room, large Kitchen, Bath  Room, 5 Bedrooms, Sewing Room, cement  Basepient full sire of house ; Outbuildings  include workshop and garage 18ft. by 24ft.,  two stories ; one Acre of Land, fruit trees  bearing.  COTTAGE on Harvey Avenue, containing 4 rooms, Bathroom and Pantry, with  either one-third, one-half, or one Acre of  Land, to suit purchaser.  SMALL COTTAGE and half-acre of  Land in Bearing Fruit Tiees, on Glenn  Avenue.  I h.-p. Fairbank Gasoline Engine.    '  I large Water Tank.  Phonograph and about 100 records in  gooe condition.  Apply to E. NEWBY  Lodges  J. P. A. Calling, Liberal member  for Richelieu, in the Dominion  house has been unseated on ac-'  count o( irregularities on the part  of his agents. The conservatives  will contest the by-election.  The Rev. A. J. Wilson, pastor of  St. Andrew's church, Vancouver, i  succeeds the Rev. J. A. Henderson |  of Si. Andrew's, New Westminster,  as moderator of the Presbyterian  synod of B. C.  Nothing like enterprise. The  managemanl of Dreamland will  exhibit a series of twenty lantern  slides in connection with the  Titanic disaster. The pictures are  made from press association photos  and will arrive from New York  about Tuesday next. This series  should prove interesting and instructive to both old and young.  A Photograph  of the Children  City of Kelowna  WARNING  Any person or persons removing or  defacing any post, peg or cairn planted  within the corporate limits of the City of  Kelowna by a duly authorised British  Columbia land Surveyor will be prosecuted  under Section 532 of the Criminal Code of  Canada.  G. H. DUNN,  City Clerk  Kelowna, B.C..  May 8th, 1912.  will be a pleasure now and  a delight to you in years to  come. Your absent friends,  too, will appreciate such a  picture.  BrinR the little ones tlown to  GRAY'S STUDIO  ROWCLIFFE BLOCK  Jl specialty is made of child studies  Open Thurs., Friday & Saturday,  From   10 till 3  NOTICE  TO   ARCHITECTS  The Kelowna Board of School Trustees  invite plans and specifications for a brick  school building containing ten rooms in  addition to a board room and assembly  hall.  Ihe approximate cost of the building to  be $50,000.  Further particulars may be abtained on  request from the undersigned.  Ihe plans and specifications to be sent  in by June 1st proximo.  G. H. DUNN,  Sec. Kelowna Board of School Trustee*  Kelowna, B.C.,  May 3rd, 1912.  AUCTION SALE  at residence of  S. E. PH1LP  Corner Ethel st. & Laurier av.  Wednesday, May 29th,  At 10 a.m. sharp   '  All the contents of house  House   will   be   opan   (or   inspection  May 28th, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  J. C 3TOCKWELL    .    Au.lion.rr  The GREENHOUSES  RICHTER STREET  (Between Presbyterian <V new Mnglinl. churches)  Tomato [Earliana] I   Plants  Cabbage for  Cauliflower, &c.   I     Sale  Bedding Wants  All  PUnlfl well Uprdn.rd and Transplanted  PALMER &R0GERS0N- Box 117  Telephone   -   88  MODERN WOODMEN OF  AMERICA  KELOWNA CAMP 14398  Lodge meetings held in the old School-  house 1st and 3rd Monday in aach month.  P. BROOKE, Clerk.  Manicuring,   Facial Massage,  Scalp Treatment,  Hair Dressing,        Shampooing.  MISS  SIMPSON  Crowley Block.      Combings made up.  SYNOPSIS OF COAL  MINING REGULATIONS  Cool 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 nipre than 2,560 acres will  be leased to one applicant.  Application for the lease must be made  by the applicant in person to the Agent or  Sub-Agent of the district in which the  rights applied for are situated.  In surveyed territory the land must be  described by sections, or legal subdivisions  of sections, and in unsurveyed territory the  tract applied for shall be staked out by the  applicant himself.  Each application must be accompanied  by a fee of $5 which will be refunded if  the rights applied for are not available, but  not otherwise. A royalty shall be paid on  the merchantable output of the mine at  the rate of five cents per ton.  The person operating the mine shall furnish the Agent with sworn returns accounting for the full quantity of merchantable  coal mined and pay the royalty thereon. If  the coal mining rights 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 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 ol this  advertisement will not be paid fer.  Sutton's Seeds  ORDERS TAKEN NOW FOR  Cut Flowers  Carnations  Chrysanthemums  Violets  H. LYSONS  Kelowna.  Greenhouse.  "Phone 194  P. O Box 12 '  Office Crowley Block  E. ENGLAND!  BUILDER  Decorating &. General House Repairs  General House Repairs will be  speedily  attended to and absolute satisfaction guaranteed.  Call  at  office  if  in  town, 'phone  or  write if at home.  An advt. in the "Record"  really costs you nothing ���it  pays (or itself.

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