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 VOL. IV.   NO. 9.  KELOWNA, BRITISH COLUMBIA, THURSDAY, JAN. 25, I9I\.  $1.50 Per Annum.  Meeting of City Council  Council Will Investigate Question of Raising Telephone Rates  -  Petition Presented From Business Men  The council met Monday morning last, the only absentee being  Aldermen Raymer, who is at present on a visit to the coast.  A communication which had  been laid on the table from a previous -meeting from the Kelowna  Canning Co., and the Kelowna  Farmers' Exchange, asking for the  construction of a plank sidewalk  under the Local Improvements Act  was taken up again.  Mayor Jones thought the Board  of Works might now proceed with  the work. The sidewalk was certainly a very necessary one.  Aid. Copeland, as. chairman of  the Board of Works, said he had  been over the ground. He agreed  that a sidewalk was very badly  needed. In that particular case,  the cost of a cement sidewalk  would be too great at the present  time. There was nothing for it  but to put in a plank walk.  A letter was read from the Bur-  rough's Adding Machine Co., asking what the council intended doing with respect to the adding  machine which had been on trial  in the clerk's office for some time.  This was referred to the finance  committee.  Mr. H. Lysons of the Kelowna  Greenhouses wrote respecting the  order for plants for the public park.  He understood that the goods he  had supplied during the past two  years had been quite satisfactory,  and pointed out that if the council  were thinking of obtaining any  thia year it was neceseary to get  the order in early so that the plants  could be started in good time. It  was decided to let the matter stand  over until the park commissioners  had been appointed.  A plan of a subdivision of Block  28 was submitted by Mr. Harvey.  The plan had been submitted to  the 1911 council but had been referred back for some alterations.  Some little discussion arose on  on the subject of subdivisions generally. The plan under consideration showed two streets which  were not in line with those of the  next subdivision. The difficulty  was due to the fact that a number  of years ago several blocks in the  city had been badly subdivided,  and it was now almost impossible  to make blocks in the same neighborhood fit in with ihem, so as to  preserve the regularity and straight-  nesa of the streets. The mischief  had been done before any proper  system had been adopted by the  council.  Aid. Sutherland suggested, in  order to avoid any similar difficulty  in the future, that an engineer be  engaged to subdivide the remainder of the city. Owners of the  blocks would then follow the plan  adopted.  The plan waa eventally passed.  Mr. W. Lloyd-Jonea waited upon  the council in connection with the  proposal of the Okanagan Telephone Co. to raise the ratea in the  city. He had been presented with  a form of contract by the telephone  company for the next twelve months. The contract (ailed for a raise  in the rates on business 'phones  from three dollars to five dollars  per month with a rebate of a dollar  for payment within fifteen days.  On residence phones the advance  was one dollar, which would however be returned for similar prompt  payment. He had thought it advisable, before signing the contract  to seek the advice of the city council.  Most of the other business men  in the cily had adopted the same  view, as waa ahown by the following petition which he read :  " To the Mayor and Council of  the City of Kelowna,  " We, the undersigned business  men and citizens of the City of  Kelowna beg you to investigate the  telephone franchise granted by this  city to H. H. Millie, and also the  the authority of the Okanagan Telephone Co. to raise the rates."  The petition was signed by  twenty-six of the principal business  men of the city.  It was thought advisable, concluded Mr. Lloyd-Jones that ihe  council should take the matter in  hand and notify the citizens as to  what steps they ought to take when  the company's contracts were presented to them for signature.  Mr. D. Leckie who accompanied  Mr. Lloyd-Jones also expressed the  opinion that the council should assume any deal which might have  have to be made betvveen the city  and the company, and arrange so  that anyone asked to sign the contract in dispute could refer them to  the city council. This would put  the business men-in a much better  position and save them from any  annoyance. The original contract  belween the city and Mr. Millie it  seemed, gave the use of the streets  on condition that the rates charged  should not go above a certain figure. If the city agreed to a raise  in the rates that clause would be  destroyed.  It had been said that the new  company could rabe the rates anyway, whether the city agreed or  not. It was clearly the duly of  the council to go carefully into the  matter, and in the meantime to  notify telephone users not to sign  any contracts until they had had  an opportunity of ascertaining  whether this wns so or not.  Aid. Millie stated that the original franchise luder which he had  been working still belonged to him.  he had not sold the franchise, but  merely the poles and wire and  plant generally. The new company had a franchise of their own  from the Provincial Government.  Mi. Leckie said it was up to the  company to either acquire or repudiate the original franchise,  if the company could come and  take over the poles and ignore the  contract under which they had  been placed on the streets, il looked as though the city were being  jockeyed out of their rights. The  one ray of light in the contract with  Mr. Millie had been that the city  had control of the rates. The city  had still some authority regarding  the placing of the poles in the  streets. If they allowed the company to take over the existing ones  they should endeavor to enforce  the condition that the company  also take the franchise, and thus  retain control of the rates.  The discussion continued for  some time, when finally on the  suggestion of the mayor, a special  committee consisting of Aid. Taylor. Aid. Sutherland and Aid. Raymer were appointed to go into the  matter. It was decided to take advantage of the fact of Aid. Raymer  being af the coast by getting into  communication with him with a  view to obtaining expert legal advice.  .Meanwhile the council would  e'dVise the people to refuse signature of the contracts while the enquiry waa pending.  The council then adjourned until Monday next, January 29th.  J. A. Macaakill, of Celesta, near  Salmon Arm fell through the ice a  few days ago and was drowned.  A man named E. McMinns, an  employee of P. Burns ot Co., was  asphyxiated in a launch near Kam-  loopa.  J. Wilson, Coo. Goldsmith, Alf.  McLeelan, Geo. Murrill, and E.  Fowler returned Thursday last  from Vernon having passed their  respective examinations for steam  engineer's certificate.  Reports from Bexlev heath, Kent  say that Sir Charles Tapper's improvement has been continuous for  the last ten days and that he is now  able to rise daily. He converses  cheerly and intereatedly.  "The Players," of Summerland,  are visiting Kelowna next week  with a comedy, "The Truth," under  the management of Mr. Wm.  Sauter.  Dr. Brown, formerly of Carmen,  Man., but now of Vancouver, has  been visiting friends in town thia  week.  Teams have been busy lately  hauling out lumber for the rebuilding of two more of the " Five  Bridges." New bridges are also to  be built along the K. L. 0. road.  Hockey  On Friday last the Shamrocks  journeyed up the lake first meeting  the Vernon team. They were  hopelessly outclassed there suffering an ignominious defeat by I 7 to  2. At Armstrong, however, they  retrieved some of their lost laurels,-  winning out by 6 to 3.  The Billikins played Summerland!  College last Friday at Summerland.j  The match resulted in a win forf  the Kelowna team by by 4 to 3.  Annual Vestry Meeting  St. Michael and All Angels'  Church  Local hockey has been a   rather  season has consequently got into  some confusion through matches  having to be abandoned. Games  are being sandwitched in when-j  ever there is ice. On Monday  nightthe Fire Brigade beat the  Billikins by 6 to I.  A girls' hockey match was played last Thursday afternoon between teams selected from the  High School and the Public School  The result was a win for the High  School girls, who carried off the  hox of choc Iates offered by Fuller  Bros, as a prize, 1 here is talk, if  the weather man will perm:!, of organizing a permanent girls' hockey  team.  New  Legislation  Regarding  Race Meetings  Race meets held by associations  that do not boast incorporation bv  acts of parliament, says an Ottawa  despatch, are to be no more.  The minister of justice will bring  in a bill to amend the criminal  code, making the holding of such  meets illegal.  A racing association hereafter  will have to get its authority by an  act of the federal as well as the  provincial legislature, instead of  merely obtaining letters patent.  The object of the amerdment is  to lessen the number of gambling  meets.  The Annual General Vestry ol  the above parish was held on Wednesday, the lOih inst. The Rectoi  presided ; the following is a summary of his address:  The year just closed has shown  a general imp|ovement in Church  matters. The church population  has increased considerably, and  with   this there   has been a corre-  Smallpox Held Up Postal  System of Ottawa  uncertain quantity lately owing loj sponding increase in the number  the mild weather. The schedule' of communicants. The need of a  arranged at the beginning of the; hall in which to hold parish meetings grows each year more urgent,  but nothing can be done towards  building it until the new church is  finished. In October, the Rev. C.  H. Meyrick, an Oxford graduate,  was appointed assistant-priest; the  Rector finds in him an able and  sympathetic coadjutor. He has  charge of S. Andrew's, Okanagan  Mission, where he holds services  on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the  month, and on the great festivals.  On the other Sundays he assists in  the parish church. In spring he  will visit various out-stations, and  hold services at ihem at regular  intervals. Mr. E. M. Cnrruihers,  manager of the K. L. O. Ranch,  who has been identified with the  parish since it was formed in 1894,  and was also Lay Delegate and  Churchwarden lasl year, is leaving  to take charge of the company's  Old Country business, wilh headquarters in London. His departure is much regretted, and we  wish him every success in the important position lo which he has  been advanced. Mr. F. G. Tollit,  who has been organist for nearly  a year rnd a half, has been reluctantly obliged to resign his  posit'on, on account of increased  office work, and the distance he  resides from the church. The  choir and congregation owe much  lo him for the ability he has displayed in the conduct of the musical part of the service. Mr. B. G.  Meyrick has been appointed in his  stead, and will take charge in  March. In lh��ameantime Miss  Walters has charge of the organ  and choir. Arrangements are being made to localize the magazine  " Across the Rockies " as a parish  magazine. It is a venture which  it is hoped will be well supported  by the congregation. The first  number will be published before  Easter. The Sale of Work held  jointly by the Women's Auxiliary  and the Chancel Guild for the  building fund of the new church  was a great success, and netted the  .handsome sum of $691. The  Chancel Guild, in addition, con-  tribut-d out of their fu da the sum  of $74.00 towards ihe same work.  1 oo much praise cannot be given  to these two societies for their unselfish labors. The men of the  congregation might well follow the  example thus set them, and do  something besides giving an annual subscription to church funds.  The People's Warden, Mr. A. H.  Crichton, read the financial report.  The open offertory showed a large  increase on the previous year, but  the annual subscriptions were not  correspondingly increased. This  waa recommended to the attention  of the new wardens. There are  no debts and the pariah accounts  show a good balance in hand. Mr.  G. C. R. Harvey, People's Warden,  S. Andrew's, Okanagan Mission,  was present, and gave a verbal  report of the work in that district.  This was most gratifying and will  appear in their congregational report.  The election of officers for 1912  was then proceeded with. The  Lay Delegates are: Dr. N. Shepherd, Messrs. F. A. Taylor and T.  W. Stirling. Substitutes: Messrs.  A. H. Crichton, J. B. Whitehead  and L. E. Taylor. Churchwardens:  Messrs. F. A. Taylor and R. E.  Denison. Sidesmen: G. Royle,  W. R. Jones, E. R. Bailey, J. B.  Whitehead, E. Wilkinson, Dr.  Boyce, Dr. Shepherd and D. Cameron. Many important matters  were discussed, one being the  question of the Clergy Superanua-  tion Fund. In this connection the  Rector read a resolution passed by  the Summerland Vestry auggesling  that their congregation loy'aside a  sum equal to one-tenth of stipend  towards auperanuation. After some  discussion it was unanimously resolved  that the  lay  delegates be  An unprecedented situation regarding the local mails arose at  Ottawa last week. A sorting clerk  was said to have been found to  have small pox and a flurry arose  in all the local branches. 'A rigid  quarantine was enforced and no  employee that was caught was allowed to go out until vaccinated.  Meantime all the mail matter received in Ottawa was held,  and the whole institution was  closed until a thorough fumigation  of all had been made by the local  powers. At midnight fumigation  of mail matter was complete, and  all matter held up was released  for delivery. There were about  ninety employees vaccinated.  Those mails received up till early  afternoon were sent out and many  more important mails had already  been despatched before the hour  of notification of disease and  quarantine.  The C. P. R. last year brought  150,000 settlers to Canada from  the United Kingdom, aa compared  with 25,000 in 1910.  The " Daily Telegraph's " Peking  correspondent says he is informed  officially that the Peking Government will be obliged openly to  declare China's bankruptcy at the  Chinese New Year on Feb. 18.  COMPANIES ACT 1910  In the matter of the  voluntary winding  up of the Kelowna Tobacco Co.. Ltd,     '  Take notice that purtuanl to ���eclior. 229  of the Companies Act 1910, a meeting of  the creditor! of the above company will be  held at the officei of the Okanagan Loan  and Inveattnent Co., Ltd. Kelowna, on  Tuesday, the 6th day of February 1912, at  the hour'df 10 o'clock in ihe forenoon ; and  further take notice that all the creditors of  .he above named company are required  an or before the 6th day of Feburary, V9I2  to aenrl their name* and addressea and  particulars of their claims or debts to the  undersigned liquidator of the company.  OKANAGAN LOAN & INVESTMENT  COMPANY, Ltd.  Liquidator.  Kelowna Conservative  Association  Annual Meeting and Election  of Officers  The Annual Meeting of the  Kelowna Conservative Association  was held last Thursday evening in  Raymer s Small Hall, the president,  Mr. H.  W.  Raymer  in  the chair.  The 'financial statement as read  by the secretary showed a deficit  of $83.55. Of this $63.00 was on  account of the banquet to the  Hon. Marlin Burrell. Later in the  evening the deficit was cleared off  by a private subscription list  which was handed round to the  members.  The officers elected for the  ensuing year were as follows:  Hon.   President, H W. Raymer.  President, His Worship the  Mayor,   J. W. Jones.  1st Vice-President, F. W. Buck-  land,  2nd Vice-President, R. A. Copeland.  Secretary, R. F. Morrison.  Asat.-Sec, Mr. Wollaston.  Treasurer, J. A. Bigger.  Committee: G. C. R. Harvey,  W. A. Pooley, A. Patterson, L.  Ddwoith, T. Bulman, G. A. Melville, F. Fraser, Dr. Gaddes, E.  Weddell, Geo. Ritchie and Geo.  Rowcliffe.  A number of resolutions on  various matters were passed, and  votes of thanks accorded to the  retiring officers.  Insured Five Million Dollars For  Three Hours  A five million dollar insurance  policy, the life of which was three  liours, was issued to guarantee a  New York banking house against  loss by highwaymen during the  transler from the burned Equitable  buildmg of a fortune in cash and  securities which had to be carried  six blocks. Although the surely  company assumed the risk of loss,  the actual protection devolved  upon the cily, for a squad of police  were the only guards. The surety  company called the policy a  " Hold-up and Robbery Policy,"  sud received $500 for the risk.  Two Miners Killed at Hedley  Two miners, William Coward  and Archie McCalister, were acci-  dently killed in the Nickel Plate  mine, Hedley, last Friday. The  accident was due to a mised hole  which the men knew about. When  looking for and while clearing  away ihe muck preparatory to Betting up the machine one of them  must have struck the powder with  his pick. Both men were badly  torn by the explosion.  British Coal Strike Pending  The coal miners' stiike in England will begin on March I unless  efforts to effect a compromise are  successful, l.eadera of the Miners'  union announce that the recent  ballot showed 445,801 for, and  115,921 against the strike, unless  the operators consent to the demand for a minimum wage. If the  men go out an industrial crisis will  result. There is only coal enough  on hand to last a month. Sir Geo.  Askwith, industrial commissioner  is taking steps to try and secure a  compromise.  The death took place at the  Kelowna Hospital yesterday morning of L McMillan, from acute  pneumonia. The body ia to be  removed to-morrow to the coast  for burial. McMillan's mother  arrived from Vancouver Wednesday, too late, however, to see her  son alive.  instructed to support! the above  resolution at the coming synod  which meet!, at Nelson on the I4lh  February,  Votes of thanks were unanimously passed to the retiring  Wardens, to the Organist, Choir,  Women's Auxiliary and Chancel  Guild.  The meeting was brought to a  close by the Rector pronouncing  the Benediction.  Govermient Propose to  Abolish Poll Tax  Report of Tax Commission Is  / Presented  At Tuesday's sitting of the legislature, jhe Hon. Puce Ellispn  brought in a synopsis lepoil ,( the  commission on taxation. I hey re-  commend the abolition of livi poll  lax which last year yielded .',13 13,-  338 'o the treasury. I hey i commend also the abolition of the personal prope.ty t.ix. hi income tax  a withdrawal of any exemption  from incomes over $50,000 and an  addilion of a surtax of five: per  cent, for that part of the i. come  which exceeds $50,000 ; an coemption of $200 for each legitimate  child under 18 for certain classes  of income for parents; an e?:cr, t-  tion of an additional $\:>[) ,  farmers, and an average- system  for assessing incomes from trades,  The comiivssioiiers slate that their  object has been to reduce taxation  on citizens with smaller incomes,  and at the same time to readjust  its incidence on possessors ol large  incomes. I hev recommend a  periodical reassessment of property according In the value ar drlin-  etl ; the abolition of taxation on  improvements ; legislation i nforc-  ing registration of real estate on  affidavits setting forth the tin : consideration for purchase; that the  registration fee he one-fillli . f one  percent, on value of real estale  up to $5,000 be exlended to all  real estate irrespective of value.  The present tax of four pet cent,  on land will remain. Dentin ; wilh  the coal tax they recommend that  the tax on coke be reduced from  fifteen to ten cents per ton. There  is no change in the mineral   ax.  Rutland News.  From our own correspond,',,!  Mrs. Aj/ihur Cross mel with" a  serious accident last week while  gathering up kindling word, she  unfortunately having an nxe  brought down on her hand, rutting  off the top of ihe middle finger  and gashing two others. Ihe  wounded hand is healing up nicely  although Mrs. Cross is suifering  from shock.  At the Literary society last Friday evening Mr. L V. Rogers.  B.A., of the High School, read an  interesting paper on " Wei: is it  an economic necessity > " In his  opening remarks Mr. Rug< rs announced his intention of av liding  altogether the moral aspect of ihe  subject, and of considering solely  the economic effect of wm upon  the nations. Although app rently  a dry subject, ihe speaker dealt  with it in a most entertaini g and  convincing way, taking lhe|. isilion  that far from being an ec iioniic  necessity, war was an ec. nnniic  waste and a hindrance |o trade  and commercial development, A  discussion followed the paper,  which was highly apprecii rti by  all. Songs were contributed duiing  the evening by Mist Duggan and  Mr. Whiteway.  Tomorrow nighi is "M gazine  Night," consisting of short i ontrib-'  utions from the members, lor  next week, February 2nd, a social  has been arranged and an interesting evening ia anticipated.  Mr. D M Turner, of Calgary is  visiting with S. Gray for a few  days.  Items from Ellison  (From our own correspondent.)  A meeting of the Literary Soc icly  is to be held Tuesday evcnii g,  January 30th in the school-house.  Mr. E. M. Carrutheis, left th.s  morning (or England. He and  Mr. W. H. Mantle are to open an  office in London jointly as agenu  for the South Kelowna Land Co ,  and the Belgo-Canadian Land Co.  Mr. Carrulhers was manager of the  Kelowna Land and Orchard Co ,  and by his retirement the general  management and secretaryship  pass into the hands of Mr, II.  Graham Gorrie, Capt. G. R. Brush  taking control of the company's  orchard and ranch. The Orchard Citu Record.  Thursdat). Jan. 26  V  THE ORCHARD CITY RECORD  Published every Thursday at the Office,  Kelowna. B.C.  JOilX LEATHLEY, Editor and Proprietor.  Subscription $1.50 per annum.  To United States $2.00 per annum.  Advertising  ates upon application.  Communications  Under this heiidlny coiiimnntinHons irlll  be ,-.. vi,-,..i upon nuij mil i.-c of Interasl.  Lurteis must be signed, be Mel, iiculd  parHoiuilili.lv In.'. Editor dous not nee-  .asurilti endorse opinions nicer, btlOts  Publishing Proceedings of  School Trustees' Meetings  Kelowna, B. C,  Jan. 22nd, 1912.  I he Editor,  "Cily Record,"  Dear Sir, At the meeting of the  ratepayers on the 9th inst. we were  informed that one-third or over  33 1-3 per cent, of the total  assessment had been used on ihe  schools during the past year.  The chairman of the School  Trustees also told us that he thought  that he had a more important job  than either the Mayor or the Aid  erman, and warned us that thi:  large expenditure would have to  be increased in the ensuing year  In view of these statements  would it not be very desirable, -n  the future, for the trustees to tak  the ratepayers a little more into  their confidence and let them  know something of what Is being  done throughout the year.  Why should not the meetings of  the trustees be regularly reported  in the press as are those of the  council so that the electors may  learn more about their doings than  can be gathered from a mere  financial statement once a year.  In view of the apparent small  interest shown in educational  matters these repoits would tend  to encourage some feeling on this  important subject and perhaps  next year the trustees might arrange for a municipal meeting on  their own account, as is already  done elsewhere in the valley. At  such   a  meeting  more  details  of  their   steward,hip   would be   welcomed  Yours truly,  J. B. WHITEHEAD.!  [There seems to be m pa ticul-  ar reason, so far as we c n le an  why the proceedings of tlie School  Trustees have not been given just  as wide publicity as the doings of  the council or any public body. It  has not been customary in Kelowna, that is all. The chairman of  (he trustees, Mr. Thomas Lawson,  assures us of his entire willingness  to cooperate wilh the press in remedying the deficiency. Ed.]  Ex-Alderman Cox Writes on  Conditions in the Old  Country  We received the following litter  the other day from ex-alderman  Cox, who since last fall lias been  visiting ihe Old Countrv after an  absence of many years :  Coleford, Nr. Bath,  Somersetshire, England.  Jan. 1st, 1912.  Editor of the " Kelowna Recoid,"  Dear Sir, - 1 he reciprocity question is no doubt a dead letter  now throughout Canada. Yet  while this may be so one can  hardly forget what ihe consequences might have been had it  become law.  1 have made it my business  while travelling through the West  of England to make enquiries regarding trade through this part.  Free trade some say is a boon to  England, but it has caused the Old,  Country to become a dumping  ground for every conceivable  article. Among many others I  found one factory that used to  employ thousands of hands now  standing idle. I enquiied the  reason and was informed that ihey  used to manufacture rails for the  companies in F.ngland. Now our  friend the German has the trade.  Not only do they supply the rail-,  but when they are worn out, they  are shipped back to Germany to  he melted and made up ag tin.  I also found a sash and door factory with but a few hands employed. Germany had 'he trade, and  mechanics working on starvation  wages.    The hardware business is  the same, the very locks and fastenings on our doors and windows  are from Germany.  Then we have cheap worthiers  clolh shipped in Irom that same'  country. Our manufacturers have  to compete with this sort of trade,  and consequently cheapen the  quality of the goods.  1 have a relative in the clolh  trade who stated to me that it was]  impossible to obtain the quality of,  cloth which he had been accustom-!  ed to handle in former years.  1 also see a danger of the retail:  trade being in the hands of a few.  I think I am safe in making the.  statement that there .,re 500 vacant  sti-res in the cily of Bristol alone.'  Every reasonable man knows what;  this means. Is it any wonder there i  is want in this beautiful old 1. rH.'  Can we wonder at energetic young:  men leaving lo better their con-  dition.  I see more and more ihe necessity of suppoiting home industries.  |  Thanking you for this space and  wishing the town  of  Kelowna nllj  prosperity, and  thanking  the peo-i  pie for their kindness. I  Yours sincerely. '  A. S. COX.    !  i  Remember the diile of S. L.  Iaube's visit to Kelovwia and if  you have eye trouble be sure to  consult him at Trench's Drug store  on Wednesday, J-muary 31st.  " A Good Glue " is being featured at Dreamland on Friday and  Saturday. It is claimed to be one  of the funniest side-splitting farce  comedies ever put into pictures  and no doubt will be well worth  seeing by (hose who believe that a.  good laugh is better than medicine.  DAVIES & MATHIE  Ladies' and  Gents' Tailors  PENDOZI STREET  Repairing and Pressing  promptly attended to.  Has anybody here seen Kelly?  What Kelly?     Why Kelly from  the Emerald Isle .    .    ."   .    .    .  No, but we believe he has been trying to find  Levitt, the homeseeker's friend, who has been  so busy selling land and making big money  for his clients that he hasn't been able to get  hold of him, but we hear he is still trying as  he has heard Levitt has some great snaps to  offer. So if you are wise like Kelly, and  want to make large profits and quick returns  come' along and see me as I can put you wise  to some real good buys. Things have just  started to move so get right in while prices  are still very reasonable, and you'll find if you  deal with me you won't have cause to regret  it.    Ask those who have already bought from  LEVI I l,The Homeseeker's Friend  and hear what they have to say.  Any property you have for rent, sale, or if you are looking for such  see me and I will try to meet your requirements either by finding a  tenant or buyer, or if you are wanting to buy by putting you next to  some good snaps.  J. LEVITT,  P. O. Box 495.    'Phone 194.  Corner Abbott St. and Lawrence Ave.  Office open every evening after supper.  Special Attractions at  Lequime's Annual   Stocktaking  This sale has a reputation that we cannot afford to lose.    Each succeeding season shows a substantial growth in the  volume of business done.    Come with the crowd.  SALE  Women's Sweater Coats  $2.25 and $2.50  Excellent value at $1.50  Annual Ladies' Whitewear Sale  Unheard of values  Ladies' White Underskirt, regular $1, and $1.25 for  75c                 "       1.50& 1.75 for $1.10                 "       3.00 for - - -   2.00  "       "          "               ;'      5.00 for - - -   3.45  Night Gowns at all prices  "   Corset ('overs all reduced one-third  Drawers               ''       "          "  Thirty-three aud a third per cent, off all Whitewear  Price Saving in Men's Suits  Our stock of clothing is not large.    So come early  that you may have first  choice.     $20.00, $22.50,  and $25.00 suits  To clear at $14.75  Ladies' Silk Waists  Some very pretty ones still in stock going at  33 1 -3 per cent, less than regular  Men's Fine Overcoats  A very few of these left which we will part with  at less than cost.  Ladies'   Boots  A large stock of Ladies' Dress Boots, in  button  Ladies' Dress Skirts  A large assortment of colors, styles and sizes.    Panamas  in blue and black. Voiles in blue, navy, black and brown  Lustres in all colors, and a few very nice styles in Satin  cloth.    All to be cleared out at 1' 5 per cent. off.  and lace styles.    The famous "Walkover"  boot in handsome last.    Regular  $5.00 values for $3.50  6.00     "       "   4.50  Men's Boots     Men's Boots  Boots for rain, Boots for shine or snow.    Boots  for Sunday or Boots for Monday.  DOROTHY DODD   These are American Boots  also and made up in the very latest styles.  You must not miss these if you want a  stylish, good-fitting shoe.    All lines going  at  25 per cent, off regular price  Wrapperettes and Flannelettes  2000 yards, in endless  patterns and  prices.    All webb  goods.    Must be cleared as we need the room.     Buy  your year's supply NOW  and  save   your dollars.  Don't overlook the fact that we sell boots, good  boots which we guarantee,  s  Men, we'll save you from one to two dollars on  every pair of boots purchased during our  January Sale.  Come and see.  :   This is an opportune time for Kelowna Ladies to stock up in any of the above lines.   The prices quoted here are bona fide.    The values are unequalled.    Those who know the  policy we pursue in these annual sales will be here.    This is our clean up month so get busy  after these specials.  'Phone 22  LEQUIME BROTHERS and Co.  'Phone 22  wm Thursday, Jan. 25  Orchard Gitu. Record  PHONE 150  DALGLEISH & GLENN  ��� ��� '"    i        ������ -. ���   , ..���  IMPLEMENTS  FOR THE FARM  AND  ORCHARD  We carry only the best lines of these goods, which will give  you satisfaction every Jime.  Buggies,    Wagons,   Democrats,   &c,  to suit all purchasers.  SPRAY OUTFITS  It is becoming every year more obvious that   spraying,  to be effective, must be thoroughly done.    The cheapest and  best way to handle an orchard of any size is with   a   power  outfit.    We carry the  I. H. C. Power Spray Outfit  complete with I, 2 or 3 h. p. engine wagon  and   tank.    This  is giving satisfaction in some of the best fruit districts.  A New Departure  By the purchase of T. Cooper's Harness business we  have ndded a new branch. We are now carrying a  big stock of first-class  HARNESS   AND   SADDLERY  Repairs of all kinds by competent men.  Provincial and General News  * ���  FEED   ::  Hay,   Oats,   Bran,   Wheat,   Barley,   and   Oat   Chop.  DALGLEISH & GLENN,  Pendozi St. and Lawrence Avenue.  It is estimated that British Columbia has still 182.000,000 acres untouched timber land.  No less than $20,000,000 will be  spent by the C. P. R. in improving  its system west of the Great Lakes  during the coming year.  New Years Day, 1912, marked  the completion of four-fifths of the  excavation for the Panama Canal.  A machine that measures the  wear caused by traffic upon public  highways is among the scientific instrument on show at the exhibition of the Physical Society of London at the Imperial College ol  Science, South Kensington.  During the year 191 I the C.P.R.  established 41 new towns in the  three prairie provinces, Manitoba,  S.i;k itchewan and Albeita. Thia  year with the large number ol  branch lines and extensions corn  pleted it is possible that the railway will establish more new municipalities. This will result in the  creation of many new business and  professional openings.  One hundred girl students in the  Wadleigh High School, New York,  who are taking a course in housekeeping, will adopt a baby, and  care for the child as a part of the  work of the course. The pupils  will take turns in washing and  dressing the infant, feeding it,  singing it to sleep, and wheeling it  in its go-cart.  Replying to a deputation from  the B. C. Conservative association  which waited upon him Friday,  Premier McBride said that the suggestion that the provincial government should confer with the  Dominion government regarding  the advisability of establishing  government telephones was a wise  ! one and he would act upon it.  A Big Drop In  Boots  In order to clean up for Stock Taking  we are placing a large assortment of  Slater's "Invictus" Boots  on the Bargain Table.  $5.00 Boots  for $3.50  $5.50 Boots  for $3.90  $6.00 Boots  for $4.25  $6.50 Boots  for $4.75  We are also offering all odd lines of  underwear at a cash discount of  25 per cent.  THE  OAK HALL CLOTHING  Co'y., Ltd.  Infertile Eggs Keep Best  A large part of the heavy loss  from bad eggs can be obviated by  bv the production of infertile eggs.  This has been demonstrated beyond doubt by the investigations  concerning the improvement ot  the farm egg which during the past  two years have been conducted in  the Middle West bv the United  Stales Bureau of Animal Industry of  the Department of Agriculture.  Secretary Wilson of the Department of Agriculture estimates that  between the producer and consumer, there is an annual loss of $45,-  000,000 in the egg crop of the  United States, the greater portion  of which falls on the farmer, who  is by far the largest producer. Of  this enormous loss, about one third  $15,000,000, is what is known to  the trade as a " blood ring." As it  is impossible to produce a " blood  ring " in an infertile egg, such an  egg will stand a higher degree of  temperature without serious deterioration than will a fertile egg.  The secretary says that if farmers and others engaged in the production of eggs would market their  male birds as soon as the hatching  season is over, a large saving  would be made, as practically  every infertile egg would grade a  first or second if clean and promptly marketed.  No more simple and efficient  method for the improvement of  the egg supply could be adopted  than the production of infertile eggs.  When you want a reliable remedy for a  cough or cold take Chamberlain's Cough  remedy. It can always be depended upon  and is pleaasal and safe to take. For sale  by all dealers.  South Fort George is agitating  for incorporation as a city.  Five millions is to be expended  on Vancouver street works during  1912.  So far as is known, at least, 100  lives have been lost during the  terrific gales prevailing round the  British const. Many ships have  foundered with their entire crews.  The new Republican government of China has sent an appeal  to the powers for recognition.  This touk the form of a circular  which was sent to London, Pari?,  Berlin, St. Petersburg and Washington, and was signed by Wang  Chung Wei, the former minister of  'he Republican cabinet.  It is understood thitsurveys of a  plan for double tracking the Canadian Pacific Railway between  Hope and Spencer's Bridge have  been completed. A start at this  vast improvement, involving an expenditure of between $20,000,000  and $25,000,000 will likely be  made early next year. While the  initial cost of dnubl -tracking will  'le high it will effect a great economy in operating charges and thus  better enable theC P. R. to compete with its coming rival.  Many important changes in the  forestry jaws of the province are  contained in the bill which Hon.  William Rors introduced into the  Legislature Saturday. It constitutes  in fact, practically a new law on  ihe subject and Is the olltCOn e of  ihe extensive enquiry made by the  special commission which presented its report about a year ago. The  measure sets up a separate forestry  branch of the department of lands.  Any future timber licenses that  may be issued will he granted hv  lender to persons offrring the highest bonus in addition to the royalties fixed bv statute. These royal-  lies will be considerably higher  lhan at present. There are also a  series of provisions embodying the  most stringent precautions againsl  fire.  A   National   Telephone  System  At the beginning of this year the  postal department of Great Britain  took possession of all the private  telephone lines in the United Kingdom. These had been either established or absorbed by the National  Telephone Company, which some  years ago had an income of $13,-  000,000. The government is paying the private owners some $80,-  000,000 for their plant. No allow-  ance is made for goodwill. The  department is able to acquire the  properties on good terms, as the  companies were never given any  valuable franchises the government  refusing to allow the municipalities  to make important concessions.  The company has been compelled  to pay the post office a ten per cent,  royally on all the income, and waa  greatly restricted as to the privilege  of erecting polea or establishing  undeiground systems. Several cities  established municipal telephone  systems, but some were afterwards  taken over by the National Telephone Company, and some, including that of Glasgow, by the Post  Office.  Here ia a remedy that will cure your  cold. Why waste time and money eeperi-  menting when you can get a preparation  that has won a world-wide reputation by  ita cures of this disease and can always be  depended upon? It is known everywhere  aa Chamberlain's Cough Remedy, and ia a  medecine of real merit. For sale by all  dealers.  Day "Phone, 33  Night Phone, 88  P.O.Box, 114  We Specialize  IN PIANOS  Heintzman   and Gouday Pianos and  Players always in stock.  Our Prices are lower than elsewhere in Canada.  Kelowna Furniture Company  Undertakers and Embalmers  "LORD ELGIN"  The Lord Elgin is a I 7 jeweled adjusled movement, thin  m>del, which for neatness  and durability is unsurpassed.  It ia satisfaction complete and we  will guarantee it to keep absolutely  perfect time and the price will aur-  priae you.  We have alio the B. W. Raymond,  Father Time, Veritas and other high  grade movements, such as Van*  guard, Riverside, Royal and many  othera, so if you are thinking of in-  vetting in a time piece it will'pay  you to inspect our stock and prices.  We can please you.  W. M. PARKER & CO., Spedding Block, KELOWNA, K  Watchmakers and Jewellers.  All work absolutely guaranteed.  Rough and Dressed Lumber.  Shingles, Siding, Doors, Windows,  Mouldings,  Etc  Kelowna Saw-Mill Company, Limited  10 ACRES FOR RENT  (TOWN)  First class soil.   Specially suited  for  garden truck and tobacco.  HEWETSON & MANTLE, Ltd.  KELOWNA-WEST BANK  STEAM FERRY  Leaves Kelowna 9 a.m., 3.30 p.m.  Leaves Westbank 9.30 a.m., 5 p.m.  Extra Service on  Wednesdays & Saturdays  Leaves Kelowna 11 a.m.  Leavei Westbank 11.30 a.m.  BEAR CREEK SERVICE,  FRIDAYS  Leaves Kelowna 10 a.m., 4.30 p.m.  Leaves Bear Creek 10.30 a.m., 5 p.m.  A new and Fast Gasoline Launch now  in commission for hire.  TERMS CASH  E. E. HANKINSON  'Phone No. 108.    Resid. 'Phone, 105.  An ad. in the Record ia the  hall-mark of a progressive business. Insist upon people knowing you're there.  ERSHINE ft CAMPBELL i  Builders and  Contractors.  Plans & Estimates Furnished i  Residence, Park Ave.  P.O. Box 75.  Bouvette's Livery  New Premises:  Next to FIRE HALL  Careful and prompt attention  to all orders for  LIVERY, EXPRESS  and DRAYING  Rigs for Hire turned out in  good style.  GLENM0RE FRUIT LANDS  Situated within one half mile of town, and being  about loo feel above the lake, it commands �� beautiful view of the town, Ulcr and surrounding country.  Ideal Fruit Soil. Abundance of Water.  Close to Town and Market.  There ia only one GLENMOUE. Don't mias the opportunity of selecting a few acres of thia desirable  property.  If you wistt a cheap building lot or an acre of land call on ua and v/�� wil  show you our sub-division  d   WOODLAWN   ���  Just four blocks from the centre of the town.     Prices low.    Terms easy,  monthly payments if ao desired.  Fire Insurance  We represent only the best board companies.  The Central Okanagan Lands, Ltd.  KELOWNA, B.C. The Orchard City Record.
Thursday, Jan. 21
The Bank of Vancouver,
Office of the General Manager.
Vancouver,  B.  C,
December   16,   1911.
Messrs. Dominion Match Co., Ltd.,
328 Hastings St., West,
City.
Gentlemen :--
I am much interested in your plans
for the match factory, and have personally
satisfied myself that your proposition is good
and bona fide. Being associated already
with your President, Mr. Tucker, in another
business transaction, I would like to be with
you in the capacity you request, if 1 can arrange it.
Very truly yours,
A. L. DEWAR.
iwm
Investors,   Attention!
This is an opportunity you
can't   afford   to   overlook
The Dominion Match Comp'y, Ltd.
Is incorporpted under the laws of British Columbia with an authorized
capital stock of one million dollars, divided into one hundred thousand
shares of the par value of ten dollars each, fully paid and non-assessable. In full payment of its patents and match formulas, it has
issued to the inventor, Mr. William H. Parker, forty thousand
shares of it& capital stock and forty thousand shares have been
subscribed by an underwriting syndicate to build a factoiy and
equip it with these Parker continuous match machines and other
machinery and equipment incidental to the manufacture of matches,
with a capacity of one carload of matches per day of five hundred cases of one gross each, so that after payment of patents,
formulas, factory and equipments there will remain two hundred
thousand dollars of its capital stock to be t'sed as a working fund
in a going concern capable of earning on a conservative estimate
at  least   25   per  cent,  on   its  entire  capital  stock.
CHAS. J. TUCKER, President, Vancouver, B. C.
Vice-President, Pacific Coast Matcli Co., Tacoma, Wash.
ALFRED E. WHITE, Vice-President.
President, Board of Trade, New Westminster, B. C, and of
the firm of Wliite, Slides & Co., New Westminster, B.C.
RAY THOMPSON, Secretary and Treasurer, Vancouver, B.C.
Ol Bridges 6c T liompson, I iniber Lands, Vancouver, B. C.
C. D. BRIDGES, Director. W. H. PARKER. Director.
Capitalist, Tacoma, Wash. Inventor, Tacoma, Wash.
C. L. GODDING,
Representative
At Lakeview Hotel for a few days.
White. Shiles & Co.,
Insurance, Financial and
Commission Agents,
New Westminster, B.C.
Dec.   12,   1911.
To Whom It May Concern :
This is to certify that the Dominion
Match Co., Ltd., have secured a site for
their factory, having trackage connections
with three railroads, viz., Canadian Pacific
Railway, Great Northern Railway, and B. C.
Electric Railway, and adjoining the limits
of New  Westminster City.
1 am glad to say that 1 have invested
in this proposition which I consider absolutely bona fide in every way, and one
that will pay handsome dividends to its
stockholders.
A. E.  WHITE,
President New Westminster
Board of Trade.
1
FACTS
AMI    I'll.HI Its
TlHKI.MTi.'.SIS.
Villi ■ I
Penticton Steam
Laundry
Absolutely first class work
Goods returned Wednesdays and Saturdays.
High-class
Photography
At
GRAY'S
STUDIO
Rowcliffe Block.
Open Thursday, Friday
and Saturday
from 10 to 3.
A   Child   May   lie  Horn   "ill.  ti   Trn-
deucy   to   Cons»million,   hut   if
Proper Cure Is Taken It May
be Orereooie<
Although there are many thin^
that we du not know about couaurnp-
tlon ,or tuberculosis, there are some
that we do and a few that we are In
the act of learning
We do not know, far example, what
makes for susceptibility and whnt for
Immunity. Strung mid robust per-
sons are sometimes stricken down
with It; invalids and convalescents
from other diseases are no more susceptible to It than are other people,
and It is possible tu live for :"i entire lifetime in the condition known
aa "run-down" or "weak" without
becoming tuberculosis.
People, says a writer, still spenk of
consumption as "Inherited," but it is
not Inherited. A child may be born
with a certain tendency to It, but »•
proper measures are taken early, and
kept up steadily and long enough,
this tendency can be overcome. A
child whose parents before him, and
their parents before them, perhaps
for generations hack have been poor
breathers, will probably inherit a
small, meagre chest, and will therefore be the natural victim of the
consumption germ as soon as It
reaches him. That child will have to
be taught to breathe. The tendency
to pigeon-breast can be overcome and
a narrow chest developed to n normal capacity; hut to do this, the
child must be kept constantly In
good air, and tu tight how to develop
and use the lungs. A pigeon-breasted child who Is being brought tip on
the coddling process—over-sheltered,
overfed and overclothed—is In at)
much danger ;is If he lived under the
famous sword banging from a hair.
Sword In a I'lailk,
A curious discover) lias been made
Rt Oakley Station, near Dunfermline,
Scotland. In the course of alterations for the purpose of heightening
the platform, it was found necessary
to Hiibstitute a fresh plank of wood
I for an old one. The latter was being
'sawn up for firewood when a sword
'was found Imbedded In the heart of
It The plank had formed pari of the
platform support for at least fifteen
years. There was little rust on the
weapon, which was an old-fashioned
type, a short cross piece forming the
handle. How the sword could have
not where It was discovered is 11 mystery, as there was no indication from
Ihe outside or the plank where it
had entered, and ll is believed that
it had been picked up by the tree at
an early period of lis existence and
encircled with the growth,
WATER  CARRIERS  IN  PARIS.
In the Modern Babylon Water is Still
Brought In the Old-fashioned Way.
Paris is rich in contrasts, and
sometimes the Irony is charming. In
the height of fashluO to-day Is still
to be seen the picturesque water-carrier, and the scarcity due to the
drought once more calls attention to
hlB existence. On the heights of
Montmartre are to be seen these robust Auvergnes, marching with their
measured steps—nnd, by a fiction, the
Parsl water-carrier must always be
an Auvergnat—with his two buckets.
The extension of the water system
has gone hard with the "porter
d'eau," who In days past made a fairly good 'living. In 18G0 there were
1,253 porters; in 1880 die number had
fallen to 800; and to-day there are
few Indeed. A bnrrel of water contains about 1,000 litres, nnd Its market value is about five francs. Like
most other occupations It France,
the water-cartier was under State or
police supervision, and each night he
had lo fill his bnrrel and place It In
the district he worked, eo ns to be
ready In case of fire, but the supervision has fallen  Into desuetude.
\ King's Hot rent.
We often hear or BOSCobol Oak,
people pointing to it as the very tree
which sheltered Charles II. after the
Royalist forces had been shattered
nt Ihe battle of Worcester. But the
[loscobel Oak Is not the original tree;
It has grown from an acorn taken
from the original tree. Boscobol
House, near by. Is, however, the very
house In which he hid. lie lay concealed in a hole beneath (l trap-door
In the cheese-room, but as soldiers
were everywhere about he had to
crawl out of the chimney and make
his way into a wood and hide In an
oak tree. Returning when the danger was for a moment passed, he
spent another night al the house,
then, early in the morning, took food
and drink with him to the oak tree,
climbed up and stayed there for
twenty-four hours. During that time
Cromwell's soldiers passed beneath
the tree searching for him, and he
henrd them saying what they would
do if U.\"v caught him.
Complicated Census Work.
CenBUs taking In China, it would
appear, Is a business complicated by
Chinese customs. Thus the Chinese
method of reckoning age is not the
tame as the European. A Chinese
Ehlld at birth Is said lo be one year
Did, and after It has passed one New
Year It is said to be two yearB old;
go that If born In the last month of
the year It may be said to be two
tears of age before it is 30 days days
Did according to European reckoning.
Difficulties are encountered In China,
as elsewhere, in regard to tho ages
of females. There was an old lady
ot Chlng-tzu known to be over 100
who Insisted on the enumerator entering her age at 99. This was because It Is a customary term of abuse
to call a person a "hundred years old
donkey,'* or "ten-toothed donkey,"
which has the same significance. It
Is stated to be a common thing ror a
Chinese mother to give a son the
name of a girl* presumably to deceive
the fates, it being a common and true
Baying that a girl Is easier to rear.
This of course is another sourct of
trouble  to  the  enumerators.
34 '
Wilson Sub-division
RICHTER STREET
FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED
NOW is your chance to buy.
Lots $250
Twenty-five Dollars
will secure for you a
Terms $25
Every 3 months
Lot in the best close in sub-division in the city.
We also have the exclusive sale of the new
Clement  Sub-division
on Richter Street planted in Fruit Trees.
Lots 50 by 221 for $300       Lots 55 by 302 for $500.
EASY TERMS
LOT 100 ft. Frontage by  150 feet on Ellis Street, opposite existing
C. P. R. Trackage.   Price $1300.
ELLISON & WILSON
Phone 27
REAL ESTATE AGENTS
Raymer Block /  Thursday Jan. i-iS  Orchard Oitij Record  Sore Throats  Need Prompt  Attention.  Everybody is full of advice  when you are suffering and if  you tried them all you would  be busy, even if you did wait  until the inflamation subsided  in natural course.  BUT  Nyal's Sore  Throat Cure  used promptly, gargled frequently  according to directions stops the  trouble in short order.  POWER OF CO.OPEKATIOX.  of.  It is the best thing we know  If that does not stop it the  first day see a physician and  make sure there is nothing  serious wrong.  Price, 25c  P. B. Hits & Co.  DRUGGISTS and STATIONERS  Kelowna,     B. C.  PHONE 19  The Churches  ANGLICAN  St. Michael and All Angeli' Church.  Holy .in. n mi.in, first     and third Sundays in th��  month at 8 a.m.; second and fourth Sundaya, altar  Momim Praytr.  Litany on the first and third SumUyi.  Morning Prayer at 11   o'clock;   Evening Prayer at  7:30.  St. Andrew's, Okanagan Mission.  Kiral Sunday in the month. HoIyomunionatSa.m .  Matin- and Litnny,  11 a.m.  Evemong 7:30  Second Sunday, Matini and Holy Comuniuu at   II.  Evemong 7:30  REV. THOS. GREENE. B. A.. Rector.  Rev.. H. MEYRICK. Ateiitent Priwt  PRESBYTERIAN  Knox Presbyterian Church, Kelowna.  Morning Service! at II a.m.;cvanint ���erviceiat 7:30  p.m.   Sunday School at 2:30 p.m.  Weekly rrayar Mealing en Wedneadaya at ft p.m.  Banroubn Preabyterian Church.  Afternoon service at 3 p.m. Sunday 5chool at 2 p.m.  REV. A. W. K. HERDMAN. Pastor.  METHODIST  Kelowna Methodist Church.  Sabbath Service at 11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.  Sunday School at 2:30 p.m.  Midweek service Wedneiday at S p.m.  REV. J. W. DAVIDSON, B.A.. B.D.. Pastor.  BAPTIST  Kelowna Baptist Church, Ellice St.  Sabbath Services at 11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.  Sabbath School at 10 a.m.   All welcama.  Wed . 7.30. Rev. D. J. Welsh, Putor.  KELOWNA HOSPITAL.  Donation* of vegetable!, fruit, dairy produce, egga etc. will be gratefully received  at the Kelowna Hoapital. If more convenient aame may be left at the ihop of Messrs.  Crowley  Co ; Ltd.  "HOSPITAL INSURANCE."  The Kelowna Hospital Society have an  Insurance  in  force  which they  wish to  bring before the notice of the public.  For the sum of $10 bachelors or married  men may obtain a Hospital Insurance  Ticket which entitles the holder to Free  Hospital Attendance for one year from  date of issue for any sickness or accidents  except contageous or infectious diseases,  which are not be admitted to the hospital.  Applications for tickets or for further information should be made to the secretary, Room I. Keller Block, or P.O. Box  275, Kelowna,  MODERN WOODMEN OF  AMERICA  KELOWNA CAMP 1U398  Lodge meetings held in the old School-  houae 1st and 3rd Monday in each month.  P.-BROOKE, Clark.  Chinese Have Steadily Combined Together,   To   Arm   Themselves  with    an    Invisible    Weapon  (or  Protection.  In order to enforce their rights by  the simplest and most bloodless  means, the Chinese Imve steadily cultivated the art of combining togethei  and have thus, armed themselves with  an Immaterial, Invisible weapon,  which simply paralyses the aggressor, and ultimately leaves them masters of the field. The extraordinary  part of the Chinese boycott or strike  is the absolute fidelity by which It Is  observed. If the boatmen or chiilr-  coolles at any place strike, they all  strike: there arc DO blacklegs. If the  butchers refuse lo se'l, they all refuse, entirely confident of each other's loyalty.  Foreign merchants who have offended the Chinese guilds by some  course of action not approved of by  those powerful bod'" have often  found to their cost thai ueh conduct  will not be tolerated for a moment,  and that their only course is to withdraw, sometimes at n considerable  loss, from the untenable position  they had taken up.  The other s'de r' the medal Is  equally Instructive. Some years ago  the foreign tea merchants at a large  port, In order to curb excessive  charges, decided to licift the Chinese  teamen, or sellers or tea. with their  own petard. Thev orenn'sed a strict  combination against the tea-men,  whose tea no collestme was to buy  until, by what seemed to be a natural order of events, the ten-men had  been brought tn their knees. The  tea-men. however, repinined firm,  their countenances as Impassive as  ever. Before long, the ten merchants  discovered that some of their number  had broken faith, and were doing a  roaring business for tbelr own account, on the terms originally Insisted on by the tea-men.  OUR WONDERFUL LANGUAGE,  How   Allah   Fashioned  n  Tongue for  the Kngllshninn.  In Bpite of certain undeniable disadvantages, the English language  steadily makes headway. There are  few tongues so bard to master. One  foreigner, who has had his troubles,  but has won his way to a perfect  command of the language, has presented some of the humors of the difficulties which belong to this richest  of living  languages.  As a hoy, I heard a fantastic Turkish legend, which, to mv mind, aptly  lllustrntes the actual facts concerning the origin nnd formation of modern English.  After creating the first parents of  each of the races, the story runs, Al  lah took a large piece of meal, and  cutting It into slices, distributed them  among all the people to serve them  as tongues. For some reason the  Englishman was absent when the  others received their share. At last  he came Into Ihe presence of his  Maker, and In mute humiliation beg-  hlm to put a tongue into his mouth.  Rut nothing was left of the meat.  So Allah was obliged to cut a little  piece from the tongues of all the  others, nnd joining these pieces, he  fashioned  a tongue for  the  EngliBh-  The (.'olden Opportunity.  Among Ihe persons who hnve recently made provision for old age  when It comes are two sisters, aged  respectively it.l and 34 years. They  have purchased from the Canadian  government a Last Survivor Annuity,  that Is un annuity Which will give  them together an Income of tiino a  year so lone as they both live, and  to be continued to the survivor so  long as she "'-ns. The cost of this  Annuity, $3,0'8.C5, has bee i Invested  at 6 per cent., and had brought In  less than 11 Sfi.tm annually, with the  difficulty nnd annoyance of re-Investment, The Annuity becomes payable when the younger sister attains  the ago of 55, nnd should both die  before that time the purchase money  will be refunded to their heirs with  3 per cent, compound interest. Eneh  Is now earning her own living, and  the Bum paid is Ihe fruit of their labors for a number o: years. They  were thus able the better to appreciate their splendid opportunity, A  card of enquiry addressed to the  Superintendent of Canadian Government Annuities, Ottawa, will secure  for you any information you desire  on  the subject.  Kings-ley  Would Smoke.  Archbishop Benson, when hend-  master of Wellington, was a great  friend of Charles Klngsley, whose  rectory of Eversley was but a few-  miles away. A. C. Benson gives many  Interesting reminiscences of Kings-  ley as he remembers him In those  days:  "My father used to tell how once  he was walking with King��!ey round  about EverBley, when K'ngsley suddenly stopped and said. 'It Is no use;  I know you detest tobacco, Benson  but I must have tr Bmokel' anil be  hnd accordingly gone to a hlg furre-  bush and put his arm In at the  hole, and after some groping about,  produced a churchwarden pipe, which  he filled and smoked with great sat  isfaction, afterwards putting It Into  a hollow tree, and telling mv fntlinr.  with a chuckle, that he had concealed  pities r11 over the par'sh, to meet the  exigences of a sudden desire to  smoke.  (irowth in Naval Expenditure,  Since 11)02 the naval, expenditure  of tho principal countries of the  world has Incrensed from ��90,383,-  00ft t.o��H5,31!),000. Great Britain is  responsible for an Increase of ��13.-  000.000, Oermnny for $12,000,000, the  United Slntes for ��10.000,000, France  for over ��4,000,000, and Russia for  ��3,000,000. In the Inst ten yenrB the  eight chief naval powers hnve spent  the stupendous sum of upwards of  one billion pounds sterling on naval  defence. ,  ILLUSTRATION   OF   PUBLIC   OWN-  EU8IIIP.  Tke   United   States   Government   Is  Banning Department Stores, Ho-  tale and a Steamship Line  In Panama,  The United States government, an  everybody knows, Is engaged In  building as a public enterprise, a  oanal across the Isthmus of Panama.  What the world does not generally  understand Is that as part of this  operation the government Is also  running lines of railway, a departmental store, hotels and a steamship  line. At this government departmental store It Is possible to buy almost everything, Including ladles' patent leather shoes, briar pipes, teething rings for babies, sugared almonds  ete. No less than fifteen hotels are  operated, besides 18 mess halls. During one month these places served  nearly 1,000,000 meals all told.  This has led a writer to suggest  the possibility of the United States  government developing Alaska by  means of railways operated by the  government Itself.  Does not what has been accomplished suggest something more���the  possibility of solving the trust  problem by means of public ownership? It seems futile to talk of going back to the' old days of small Industries and free competition. The  economy In large operations is something the public will not readily consent to surrender. Neither does It  Beem altogether easy to solve the  problem by public control of corporations. The only easy way out would  seem to be going the whole length  and providing for public operation,  something which does not. In- view ot  what Is being accomplished in Panama, appear bo very difficult after all.  TWO WAR PICTURES.  Reminiscences    Written    by    a   Nun.  Commissioned Officer Who Served During ihe Napoleonic  Mars.  There has recently been published  a book containing reminiscences  written by a non-commisaioned officer who served during the Napoleonic  wars. In these reminiscences there  is giver: this description of a scene  after the British attack on the French  forces iu Alexandria: "After the  action was over we were ordered to  go and take all the wounded of both  armies and carry them to the boats  . ... It was truly a horrible  sight to see the French and British  writhing in agonies of dentil, and  making; friendship, who had only a  few minutes before been filled with  rage and hatred at one another���all  their fierce passions stilled, and like  a hushed child, taking one another  In  their dying arms."  This other picture Is of, the scene  presented by Waterloo the morning  after: "When morning came I went  out to see the field on which so many  brave soldiers bed perished. ' The  scene which met my eyes was horrible In the extreme. The number of  dead was far greater than I had ever  seen on any former battlefield. The  bodies were not'scattered over the  ground, but were lying In heaps-  men and horses mixed promiscuously  together. I turned away with disgust  from this heurt-movlng spectacle.  . . . . 1 confess my feelings overcame me: I wept bitterly, and wished  I bad not been a witness of such a  scene."  "As It Has In the Keglnulng."  When William Pengelly was a sailor boy, weather-bound on the coast  of Devonshire, he hnd his earliest  geological experience, and Mr. S.  Baring-Gould says he was wont to relate It as Is printed below:  I received my first lesson in geology at Lyme Regis very soon after  I had entered my teens. A laborer,  whom I was observing, accidentally  broke a small stone of blue lias and  thus disclosed a fine ammonite���the  first fossil I had ever seen or heard  of.  "What's that?" I exclaimed.  "If you read your Bible you'd know  what 'tis," said the workman, somewhat scornfully.  "I have read my Bible. But what  has that to do with It?"  "In the Bible we're told there was  once a flood that covered the whole  world. At that time all the rocks  were mud, and tho different things  that were drowned were burled In It,  nnd there's a snake that was buried  that way. There are lots of 'em, and  other things besides, In the rocka and  stones hereabouts."  "A Bnake!   But  Where's his head?"  "You must read your Bible, I tell  'ee, anil then you'll find out why 'tis  some of the snakes ain't got no heads.  We're told there that the seed of the  woman shall bruise the serpent's  head;   that's how  'tis."  Why a Chinese Republic I  The statement that the revolution  is likely to result In the formation of  a Chinese Republic has caused a  good deal of surprise In tho Western  world. When one thinks of It, however, this seems the most natural solution of the problem that will be  presented by a successful revolution.  The Munchu, ;i foreign dynasty, which  has held power In China for some  300 yenrs, is. of course. Impossible  since, ns a matter of fuct, the present  revolution is for the purpose of driving that dynasty from power. On the  other hand, the old native dynasty  has been out of business for so long  that it would probably he impossible  to find any legitimate claimant of.  the throne In that quarter. The natural aversion to Japanese tutelage  shuts that country out of consideration as the source of possible supply  for a king, and of course a European  prince would be altogether out ofthe  question. .  O'llarn once saw an advertisement  In a street car reading���"Buy your  stove at O'Brien's and save half your  coal." "Begorra," he Bald, "I'll buy  two stoves and save all my coal."  \   PROFESSIONAL AND  j      BUSINESS CARDS      \  BURNE & TEMPLE  Solicitors,  Notaries Public,  Conveyancers, etc,  KELOWNA, :: B.C.  R. B. KERR  Barrister  and Solicitor,  Notary Public.  KELOWNA, : t 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  BRITISH COLUMBIA I AND  SURVEYOR.  CIVIL ENClNEER  EYE  SIGHT  :YOUR EYES;  P.O. BOX 137  KELOWNA  Dr. J. W. Nelson Shepherd  DENTIST  r. O. Box iun  Corner Peneozi Street and  Lawrence Avenue.  COLLETT BROS.  LIVERY. AND DRAY  Horses bought and sold on commission. Dray meets all C.P.R.  boats. All kinds of heavy team  work. 'Phone 20.  JOHN CURTS  CONTRACTOR & BUILDER  Plans and Specifications Prepared  and estimates given for publicBuild-  ingsTov.n and Country Residences  JOHN CURTS, KELOWNA  PI lONE No. 93  THOMAS. P. HILL  liANKIIEAl).  Planting, Pruning, Spraying  Etc.  P.O. Box 174, Kelotcna.  W. T. ASHBRIDGE  CIVIL ENClNEER  Assoc. Mem. Csn. Soc. C. F.       Gitdusit Toronto  UnivafsUy  Waterworks anil Sewerage System*. Pumping and  I .ie-liting Plants, Concielp Con-  ���!ru< lion. ele.  KELOWNA. :: B. C.  PIANOFORTE  MR.   HAROLD   TOD   BOYD  Exhibitioner Royal Colleie   ul   Mini.,   and lately  with Kendrick  Pyne,  Mm. Doc, Oriran.il ui the  Cathedral, Manchester. En*..  RECEIVES   PUPILS  At the  Studio,  Trench   Block, Kelowna  Muaic   ul   eveiy   deiciiptii.u   aupplicd  New term begin* September.        P.O Boi417.  will appreciate the ea.se and comfort derived firm  wearing "proper fitting glasses." If you have not  had your " Eyes,f attended to,  WHY  PUT  IT OFF  Our Representative will be at  Trench's Drug Store  On Wednesday, January 31st  Make it a point to consult him.    All work fully guaranteed.  The Taube Optical Company  132 Eighth Avenue East, Calgary, Alberta.  Established 1871.  G. H. E. HUDSON  Landscape and  Portrait  Photographer  Largest Studios in the interior  Portraits hy appointment  Pendozi Street,   -   Kelowna  J. M. CROFT  Bootmaker.  All kinds of Repairs I  i  ii i  I  BERNARD AVENUE,  KELOWNA.  Sutton's Seeds  ORDERS TAKEN NOW FOR  Cut Flowers  Carnations  Chrysanthemums  Violets  H. LYSONS  Kelowna.  Greenhouse.  D. W. Crowley Co.  Kelowna  Ltd.  Wholesale & Retail Butchers  Goods delivered to any part  of  the City  We give our   prompt   attention  tj mail orders  Phone  12  J. A. Bigger  BUILDER and CONTRACTOR  Plans and Estimates Furnished  Residence,    10  Lawrence Ave.  PHONE 95  20th  Century She  Repairing Shop  LAWRENCE AVENUE  (A'eor Fire Hall)  Boots and Shoes Repaired  Quickly and Properly  Wear Rubber Heels to prevent  slipping on icy sidewalks  PUT ON Wl I1LE YOU WAIT  JOHN  KING,  Practical Gardener  Pruning, Planting and Landscape Work.  I lay or Contract.     '  . P.O. KELOWNA  0SKAR TRE5S  PRUNING  Many years experience  KELOWNA  Sidn Here���-v  tor M.  m  your  Nam*  Province  IB :h.iv(��, ill].  win lend,  by  it rttaki' yours :  B&  ii0U  your Post Office your  WRITES your name and address I" the Itn  out  th Ik nil.  iintl   mull  It   now.     Wt  return mail, n book Ihiil tt-lla huw  "Twentieth I'enlury" fiirin,  You wouldn't be satisfied to tm.- a ir-ythe to nut your grain,  when u modoro harvoater tan d" It ko much bettor, would you?  Nor to use the old sofl-ll-on  ptDUfth shore that your antestors  walked behind,  when you ellII Wl an  up lo-tlate r'rllng plough?  Every t'ntiudinn farmer reuliaca Un* advantages or Twentieth  Century implementa.  The  nuxt  Ktep  IK  The 20th Century Materiel  Concrete  Concrete  Is as far ahead of  brick, ilono,   or  wood  hk the  neater Ih ahead of the scythe or tho riding-plough Is nheud  f the old lion plough-Bhiire.  Concrete is ciihIIv mixed, nod easily placed.   It resists heat and  cold as no other material din: heme Is beat for let -houses, root-  iellui-K. barns  silos ami homes.    II never needs r-.palr; therefore  It milkea tin   b 81 walks, feme-posts, culverts, draln-tlles. survey  monuments, bridges and oulvevte.   It cannot burn; yuu can clean  it ttunurete uoultry-huuso by lining it with Straw and setting the  straw utile.    The lice,  licks and nil germs will be yurned. but  tile house Is unlnlured.  It la cheap���sand and gravel enn bo taken from your own  farm.    Cement,  the only material you muat buy,  forms from  one-soventh to ono-tenth of the wholo volume.  Do you want to know more nbout  Concrete on the Farm?  Then write your name and addreaa In the llnea above, or on a  postcard, mull It to ua, and you will receive by return mall a  copy of  "What the Farmer Can Do With Concrete"  Not a catalogue, but H 160-page book, profusely Illustrated,  explaining how you con use concrote on YOUR farm,  ADDRESS-  CANADA CEMENT CO., Ltd.  NATIONAL BANK BUILDING        .        . MONTREAL  ��� The, Orchard City Record.  Thursday, Jan. 2��  The Kelotona Land  and Orchard Co..  LIMITED.  RESIDENTIAL LOTS  IN THE CITY  Cadder Avenue       Abbott Street  Willow Avenue  FIVE ACRE LOTS  WITHIN ONE MILE OF CITY  LIMITS  On Easy Terms  TEN ACRE LOTS  ON THE BENCH  Under Irrigation and Domestic Systems  CALL OR WRITE  K. L. 0. Co/3 Office, Keller Bib.  SKATES  A Full  line of  Ladies', Gents.' and  Boys'   Skates,   Hockey   Sticks,   etc.  THE MORRISON-THOMPSON  HARDWARE Co., Ltd.  Furnace and   Hot-Water Heating a Speciality.  SECOND HAND FURNITURE.  H. P. HORROCKS  Wishes to inform the public of Kelowna and  surrounding districts that he has now opened  premises in Water Street, and is prepared to  buy and sell second-hand furniture, etc., to  any amount, also goods  sold on   commission.  SALES CONDUCTED.  Just About Now is the Right Time  lo call in and renew your subscription to the " Record.'  aubacribera will receive the balance of the year free.  New  Town and Country  Mr. Fulton, formeily of Vernon,  has just been nrltleil to the teaching staff of ihe Public School.  Mr. D. McEachern left Monday  for n abort visit to Vancouver.  Dr. Dicltaon returned Saturday  from his visit to Kingston,Ontario.  The funeral of the late MisE  Ar. Inbald look place lasl Salurda)  from the house of Mi. D. McFar-  lanc in Glenn Avenue. A largi  number of friends assembled a!  the service, nt which ihe Rev. A.  W. K. Herdtnan officiated.  Mr. A. B. hltiox, of Vernon, wta  a visitor in town this we-, k.  The Annual Laymen's Mission.  ary Banquet is fixed for Monday,  February 5ih ill the Methodist  Church.  The government roadmen have  been at work latelv on the roao  east past the Bankheatl ranch,  Ihe road is being graded and  straightened, and given a top dress-  ing of rock.  Mrs. Hart, ol Vancouver, sisler  of Miss Messenger, is slaving with  Miss Grace Marlin.  At the Young People's Society  of Knox Church last Monday, Mr.  A. R. Lord, B. A. gave a paper on  " Immigration," strongly criticising  the present laws and their administration.  Mi. Marshall, of the Vernon  road, a newcomer from the prairie  bad the misfortune to lose a valuable horse, one of a team ol blacks,  Inst Saturday through sickness.  The auction sale at Mr. Mantle'*  bouse last Satin day was one of the  most successful ever held in Kelowna. 1 lie sale wns well aclvet ���  tised and a laige crowd gathered  from all over (be dialrict, I In  sale was continued until late in tin  evening.  Mr. S, T, Elliott is advertising a  sensational sale of lots in a subdivision on Lllis Street near the  C.P.R. tracks. The sale is lo be  opened al 9 a.m. Saturday morning.  1 he unusually mild weather of the  last few days has actually brought  out a few stray mosquitoes!  The secretary of the Kelowna  Hospital Society acknowledges  with thanks the following subscriptions wliich were received in  December. 1911, subsequent to the  last December acknowledgment.  Kelowna Furn. Co $25.00  R. A. Copeland     2.00  J. W. Jones  20.00  C.Marlin   10.00  W. H. Gaddes  25 00  Kelowna Saw Mill    50.00  J. B. Whitehead     3.00  Hospital collect, boxes...  10.40  The following subscriptions have  been received in January.  P. Burns fx Co $75.00  A Crawford     3.00  W. A. P.tcairn  20.00  A verv interesting paper wns  read by Mr. Rotlgerson al the  weekly meeting of the Kelowna  Brolhernood last Sunday on the  Insurance Bill and Old Age Petitions. A meeting will be held next  Sunday as usual in the Baptist  chnrch at 3.30 when a paper will  be given bv Mr. J. W. Clement, on  the Moral Influence of the Press.  All men are cordially invited.  Lovers of the beautiful will be  delighted with that very pretty  hand coloured picture, " Hunting  the panlher in Africa." to be shown  at Dteamland on Friday and Saturday.  85 per rent of all headaches are  lite result of eye strain. Are you  troubled that way ? If so, consult  S. L. Taube, eyeaighl specialist who  will be at Trench's drug store on  Wednesday, January 31st.  Mrs. A. R, Tabor, of Crider, Mo��� Itatl  been troubled with sick headache for  about five years, when she began taking  1 'hamberlain's Tablets. She had taken two  bottles of them and they cured her. Sick  headache is caused by a disordered stomach for which these tablets are especially  intended. Try them, get well and stay  well.   For sale by all dealera.  Eyes are Valuable  so don't neglect them  until it is too late.  Have them tested now  BUFItlKXIrlNt;   ROCKEFELLER  Not Bright Enough to Do Business In  New York, Better go Back to  New fork, According to the  Hat  Boy.  Some folks think that Percy Rockefeller Is the rising hope of the  Rockefeller family. He 1b credited  with being wise and wary, equipped  with a positive gush of conversation  that doesn't commit, when that sort  of chatter Is needed, and lo be so Bl-  lent at other tlmeB that a dungeon  In a deaf and dumb asylum would  sound like the whispering gallery In  St. Paul's Cathedral In comparison.  He keeps a thumb on the public  pulse, and knows a lot of things  about popular sentiment that many  other rich men do not know.  The other ulght he went to a restaurant with a party of friends. The  restaurant Is rather a favorite of his,  and the Immature pirate In charge of  the hat-room had learned to know  him. Mr. Rockefeller handed him  his mushed and desiccated old brown  hat as he entered. It was a good hat,  --once. The hat pirate looked on Mr.  Rockefeller with pity In his gaze. By  and by Mr. Rockefeller's little supper  ended, and he returned to the coat-  room to retrieve his hat. Instead of  that decrepit old brown lid, the boy  handed him a brand-new one, of the  same general form and bearing the  label of America's most expensive  maker. It fitted Mr, Rockefeller perfectly, but he handed It back. "That  isn't my hat," said he.  "Get wise, boss," suld the hat pirate. "Nudge by with It while you  nan. It's worth ten of them old kettles you been wear-In'."  Mr. Rockefeller salt! that was undoubtedly true, but he did not want  lo rob an unknown of a new hat.  "Say," said the boy. In disgust, "I  thought I was doin' you a favour, because you been it good fpller. But  vou better go bark where you come  from. You ain't bright enough to do  business In Noo York."  THE  EDISON'S   ESTIMATE.  Declares   the   British   Stfittdord   of  Business hitrirHtv (he Holiest  In the World.  Undesty is fln admirable virtue  m-Ii'pp may i<e with advantage oultt-  vptert bv nations as well as Imllvldu-  fi'a, Hut It irnst "it ce overdone. In  tlipse tii'ic? of se1f o^rt'bn. the In-  hnl>"���.tH of the Prltlpji Islands are  to miliar with rn'inprisons which  piigpeBt that the 'tprmnns and the  .' mpr'rans are r1,:<if of the world'6  "nnd nnd smart men. nnd that the  "r't"���! is now po^pthlng of a back  inirhpr FVt>t Iv-.rts who permit  tr.pn.8f>1vpR belief in this uncomfort-  nM�� doctr'ne roav rind relief in Mr.  Fd'Bon'a latPt>t pronouncement It is  "nt nn 'iM'eni'oti tli's time. He de-  ntnrp? that I1"' Rr't'sh���he rails It  P*��Kltsh -standard of business In-  fpTltv is the hlffbe*. In the world,  ������ml that Germans themselves admit  ���he soft Impparhment. Put that is  not nil. In the n'd world, says Mr.  Pdlson. the Drltlsh ���again he calls  *l,ppi Fnellsh���ore the highest type,  '���'ivsically, rooru'ly, and mentally,  '���'hese are grateful words. The only  douht leff on the subject Is caused  bv Mr. Fd*son's neglect to say how  up stand In relation to his own  ��� nuntrvmen. The omission cannot  ���>p due to mode-'tv because he pre-  dfpta that the business men of the  "n.ted States will some day show  ���he Germans how to hustle In their  iwa country. It will be a fine sight.  His (Irirliiul Sin.  In R country seat in one of the mld-  lle   Western  States  dwelt  a  lawyer  ���bo, after a practice of thirty years,  '������ul  accumulated  a competence    and  ���t red.   T>eing a man of much more  Mian   ordinary   ability,   an     excellent  "n:.Upr.   entertaining   decided   polltl-  al     views,    and  enjoying  the  confl-  '. n'-p of the community, he was ur-  ������",  by his friends to run  for Con-  ***P39     He  refused     A  man  high  in  he   political   councils  of    the"   State  "������ n to see him, and added his per-  ���'a.-'nn  "vOU ought to lake that office," he  "���*��     "It   might   lend   to  something  ' '",.cr     Vou  would make a national  ���< "."nil."  "'Pint's what I uni afraid of."  What do you mean by that?"  "W !1," nriswared the lawyer, hesi-  .iiinf'y. "I will tell you, but It is In  ir'ct confidence. It must not go  any further. Many years ago, when I  was young nnd Inexperienced, I published a small volume of original po-  atry. So far ns I Know, there Is not  n poov of that book in existence now,  Hit one would turn up In some corner of the world If I were to run for  office, and the parors would print  extracts from It. I wouldn't have  that happen for a million dollars.  Xo, fcalr   nothing doing!"  Dogs (ia Wild.  Our tame dogs would all go wild If  left to themselves for a few years.  They tried the experiment once on  Roblnsou Clrusoe's Island. They left  some of their dogs there, nnd nobody  culled at the Island again for about  thirty years, And they found all the.  dogs hnd become quit* wild. They  hunted Just like wolven, nnd they had  forgotten how to bnrlt; they could  only bowl. It was not till they became used to men again that they  learnt to hiirk. A few years ago two  dogs near to Nottingham lost their  owners, so they made homoB for  themselves in n field. They hunted  sheep and lambs, and did a great  deal of damage, just as the wild dogs  of Indin and Africa and Australia do.  They looked Just like wolves���so  much had they changed during the  months they hnd lived the life of wild  dogs; and, finally, they had to be  shot.  .Tndge-~"You are n freeholder!"  WltnesB���"Yes. sir, I'm." Judge���  "Married or single?" Witness���  "Married three years last June."  Judge���"Have you formed or expressed any opinion?" Witness���  "Not for three years, your honour,"  Royal Bank of Canada  HEAD OFFICE    -    Montreal, Quebec.  NEW YORK OFFICE . 65, William St.     LONDON OFFICE (Ena ) - 2, ttsnlc Bld��.��� Princess St.  Capital Pair) Up   -   $6,200,000      IWrvr-s   -   $7,200,000  Total Assets over     -     $109,000,000  -   Bank by Mail   -  Accounts can be opened and operated by  mail.    Write for particulara, we shall  be glad to explain.  THE  SECRET  OF  WEALTH  lies in these four letters  S  - A  E  Start   a  Savings    Account    to-day.      Deposit   regularly   and   watch it   grow.  Deposits of  One Dollar and upwards received.  Secure one of our SAFETY DEPOSIT BOXES and place your  valuables beyond peril or danger of fire.  Lodged in absolutely fireproof safe.  Kelowna Branch        -       H. F. REES, Manager.  Branches and correspondents throughout the world.  KELOWNA   DAIRY  We beg to announce that we  are now prepared to deliver  FRESH MILK AND  CREAM  To any address in Kelowna  KELOWNA  DAIRY  Phone L6 E. Saunders, Manager  JOB PRINTING  If it is an order for Printing you can make no mistake  in sending it to the  Eecorb ��iiitt  Coal!   Coal!!  Nicola Coal (Lump)     -   $10.00 per ton  Real Pensylvania Hard -  $18.50 per ton  W. HAUG     -     -    Kelowna, B.C.  Telephone 66  P. BURNS & Co., Ltd.  Wholesale and Retail  MEAT MERCHANTS  Fresh Meat Daily  Full supply of Hams and Bacon  Fresh Fish in season  W. LUDLOW, Manager  KELOWNA  Phone 135 Tluirsdatj, Jan. 25  The Orchard Citu Record  BIGGEST SNAP  EVER OFFERED IN KELOWNA  Will be put on the market on  SATURDAY,   JAN.  In the Bull's Eye of the most promising and  rapidly advancing section  of the City  ELUS  STREET  Opposite C.P.R. trackage in Kettle Valley-  Railway Survey.  Everyone has an equal chance.    Not a single lot will be sold before i  SATURDAY, JANUARY  27th,  9  a.m.  ���  LOTS  The  big  real estate  profits  of  the  immediate  future  will  be  made    in    this  district.  YOUR OPPORTUNITY  FOR  INVESTMENT WHICH  CANNOT HELP BUT SHOW YOU  QUICK PROFITS  Money makes money, so do snaps like these.    Every lot a pippin.  No holes or sloughs.  All cl  eare<  Plans to be seen at office of  S. T. ELLIOTT  Prices  $350  EASY TERMS  up  Here's your chance  to get a start.  Railway   will   be   in   Kelowna   within   next  twelve  months.  DON'T MISS THIS.  imMSMKmmmmsiEmwmwti&t&w- --'.-". mtmir, The Orchard Citij Record  Thursday, Jan. 215  STORED PLENTY  Our Saturday Bargain Trade  is increasing each week, and  each week we are trying to  give you better and bigger  bargains. Are you taking  advantage of these.    If not  'Phone  us your orders NOW  Specials for Saturday, Jan. 27th.  Choice Crisp Ginger Snaps,2 lb-for 25c  Canning Sugar Corn,2 tins for 25c  Best Quality Ceylon Tea, 5 lb. tin $1.75  Choice sweet Oranges, lar8e size- perdoz.40c  Australian Canned Tongue and  Mutton, Regular 45c to clear at       -        25c  Now  is  the  time    to  make  your  hens  lay.     You  can do  so  by  feeding them  on  Ground  Bone Beef Scraps  Oyster Syell Alfalfa Meal  Mica Grit Etc., Etc.  Get the Habit, go to  K. F. OXLEY  GROCER  Phone 35 Phone 35  Attractive Bungalow  FOR SALE  Four  rooms  and   liath  room,  concrete  cellar, electric  light.  Lot 50ft. by 126ft.  Price - $1,500  Write Box J. M., " Record " Office  { WANTED! 1  2 Cents per word, Tint imertion and  1 Cent per word each subsequent  insertion, minimum 25 Centf.  PINE WOOD FOR SALE  Delivered nnvwhere in cily.    Apply  5tf Dal^eis!. i'-; Glenn  MILK COWS FOR SALE  Jeneyf, due  Feb. It>th, March 27th, April  8th.   Apply T. C. Kerr.  WANTED  Pruning in Rutland  District   by  two men  thoroughly experienced.  6-9 Apply Box A  Record Orfiec  FOR SALE  35 Edison 2  minute  records.    Good condition.   $7.00.    Apply C. L. Hart,  8-2 Krlowna  WHITE WYANDOTTES  Well bred pullets tor sale.    Apply  S. Gray, Photo Studio,  Or Rutland Kelowna  BOY WANTED  To learn printing trade.    Apply  Record Office.  Persons troubled with partial paralysis  are often very much benefited by massaging the effected parts thoroughly when  applying Chamberlain's Liniment. This  liniment also relieves rheumatic pains. For  sale by all dealers.  FOR SALE  On Lawson Avenue  100 feet of frontage by 150.  Two blocks from proposed  railway. Ideal residential spot.  Good apple trees six years  old. Price $2,000, third cash,  terms arranged.  J. M. CROFT,  Bernard Ave., Kelown*  THE PEOPLE'S STORE  Headquarters for the Economical Buyer  Do you know  That there is more nutriment in one pound  of Cheese than in a pound of any other known  food.   This is a scientific fact.  Moral���Eat More Cheese  IMPORTED CHEESES  P/i��iiAf Ataf-    The only Cheese sold in Canada that is made    CA .  11  ivoquerorr.     from sheePs m.ik ovc per lb.  r'viiiTAVA   Genuine Swiss, and  one  of the  best  imported    CA_ -  1L  uruyere     cheeses :   . 50c per lb.  CnrannviAa    Made in ltaly and ^'^'y recommended on    fiA _ 11  UOrgOUZOia account of its digestive qualities  -       -    ��>UC per  ID.  Limburger originally a Belgian product-   -   - 80c per brick  Besides these we have the ordinary Canadian Cream Cheese made at Melrose  Falls last September, which is the best cheese we can buy, 25c per lb.  Ingersoll Cream Cheese in half pound packets, 20c each.  McLaren's Imperial in 35c and 65c jar*.  THOMAS LAWSON, LIMITED  Phones : Grocery, 214;    Dry Goods, 314;    Office, 143.  FIRST LOl'E OF  KAISER llffil  The Stern Necesiittot of Politics ('nil  a Cloud Over Two Young Liven  and Coutiielli'il u i'i- nee lo  Deiterl HI* I.ove  Who Died.  The touching Story or the romnntlp  attachment of the Emperor William  I. to Princess Ellzu RaiUiwlll when  hi: was u young man iiml Bite a s.rl.  and of the obstacles Hint arose to  prevent their union, is related in  detail In a book jii.it written by lit'  firuno Hennlg, of Berlin. The stem  necessities of polltee cast a cloud  over these two young Royal lovers,  and compelled Prince Wlllinm ��� as  he then wae ��� to desert the girl lie  loved to contract u UUion based on  prudence instead ot un peraonal, Inclination.  Towards the end of the eightenth  lentury Prussia hid absorbed a portion of the ancient t igiom of  Poland, and was engaged In the difficult task ��� still only Imperfectly  accomplished ��� of assimilating the  conquered Poles, who regarded their  German masters wilh repugnance.  The hopes of Prussia In lliose days  were largoly centred in Prince Antony  Radilwlll, one of the Polish magnates,  who accepted Prussian supremacy  over his native land In a friendly  spirit, and married Princess Louise,  a niece of Frederic the tiri-at. after  which he was appointed Viceroy Of  I'russlnn Poland, with his seat of  ','overnment at Posen. His real home.  'yiwever, was In Berlin, and It was  ������ere that his daughter, Princess  Eliza, who us a Hohcnrollern on the  maternal side associated freely with  the Prussian Royal Ramily, met  Prince William, the second son of the  reigning King, Frederic William 111.  Prince William and Princess Eli:::i  >;rew up from childhood together, and  I was not until 1820, when he was  '.'3 and she three years younger, that  rhelr friendship ripened Into love.  I'he first words or love were spoken  it a pic-nlo In Hie forest round  "orlln, at which Prince Antony and  'rincess Louise Rndzlwlll and the  Cing's remaining children, the Crown  'rince, Prince Charles, and Princess  Mexnndra, were a'so present, "near,  'ear Lulu." wrote litt'e Pr'necss Eliza  o her friend. Countess Stosch, "how  nappy, how supremely happy I was  vith William."  A Shadow  During the next two years the  'oung couple saw one another co:i-  tantly. but a Bh.tdow hnd fallen  :cross their happiness owing to the  iegree of difference in their respective ranks, which constituted a bar 10  "heir marriage. When Princess Eliza's  nother ��� a lloheuzolleru Princess ���  married Prince Radsttwlll, her Inferior in birthright, she descended to  his rank, and their children were not  Royal Princes and Princesses, but  merely the descendants of a Polish  noble family, with Poyal blood Iu  their veins.  A marriage between Prince William  and Princess EPza would thus have  been a morganatic union, and the  right of their children to inherit the  Prussian Throne wou'd, according to  the "House Laws" of the llohenzol-  lern dynasty, have been open to  liottbt. The question was raised  whether Princess EHru could not be  raised to the rank ol "lipyal Highness" either by the King of Prussia or  by the Tsar, and tin- two lovers went  through an anxious time, which extended into several viars. while this  muter  remained   undecided.  Rut Prince William was obliged by  what he considered bis duty to the  Ftate to desert Ihe girl of his heart,  mil In February 182  o Princess Augusta  tnnouueed.  Princess   Eliza   til  ���fter   the   marriage  of  s engagement  Weimar was  not   live   long  of   William   to  'rincess Augusta of Weimar.  i.-,".v VASnEiiiiiiT s(hi:;:zeii  Many are the bellies royal fought  between the "Pulls" end "Bears."  lliose who read money articles In  newspapers have orten seen ihe  phrase, "Such and such i shi.re rj���e  sharply on what is believed to be a  'bear' squeeze." What s a "bear  squeeze?" The unin.t.Ttd might be  pcrdoned for tn nliing that th't  "Boars" mux hu\e cu.-.g..t th > "Pulls"  snd were proceeding to hug them  Whereas it is in reality a painful  operation Inflicted it) on the "Hear."  'I he best illustr.it.on of it Is the  classic instance of bow a big railroad  magnate "squeezed" a whole Legislature in "America a log time ago.  It was in the du> ������ w.ie.i American  Legislatures were rather corrupt. It  appeared that this LoJy promised  Commodore Vunuorbilt certain railroad concessions wh.cli intuited tho  mine of his stock, i hey (hen formed  .themselves into a "Pear" clique, and  so,d It heavily. The "Hears" kept on  selling until they had sold a good  deal more stock than there was  actually in existence, When they  thought they had niuue millions they  icpealed the.r grant of the concession, 'i'he stock had come down very  l.ttle despite all toe selling, but they  thought that when their tiecis en was  announced It would biump. It did not.  Some of them then decided to "cover."  'I he price they so ,1 at was 76, and It  had dropped to on y 78. If tlioy couid  close their deal at that f.gure they  would have a profit of two points on  each share. But when they came Into  the market there was no stock to be  had.. They Btarted bidding, and the  price rose with amazing rapidity to  179. The Commodore had all the  Fi|"k! He allowed the "BeRrs" to  ���ettlo at 173. They lost millions, and  :e raked In .millions as the result of  his great "corner."  Prown: "It's a fine thing to have  the   advantage  of  a   college  educa-  t.cn."  .iniics: "Yes, I've found it so."  Hrown: "But you didn't go to col-  Joes: "No, but my wife did."  Immense Dividends Will Be Paid  By The Dominion Match Co., Ltd.,  Cf Mew Westnvnstcr, B.C.  Very few people luive tiny conception of tlie magnitude of the  m.itt It industry, said C. L Godding  who is stopping for a few days at  the Lake View hotel and representing the Dominion Match Co.  It is such a tremendous factor in  the commercial world that governments have made the industry a  government monopoly, prominent  among which is France from which  is derived an annual revenue of  approximutely six million dollars.  I'lcnse understand this sum is net  profit.  There are no seasons in the  match business. It is not effected  by crop failures or panics. When  practically every other industry is  paralyzed, the match manufacturer  is experiencing his most prosperous period, on account of the fuct  that he obtains his supplies cheaper, and his'labor cheaper, the consumption of matches actually increases, because it is a well-known  fact that men consume more matches out of employment than they  do while at work. 1 his countty is  importing matches from Sweden,  Norway, Russia and Japan, notwithstanding an import duty of 25  per cent., which amounts to over a  dollar per case of one gross of  500.  The Dominion of Canada consumes, approximately, two thousand cara of matches annually.  Mexico and South America and  Oriental markets offer unlimited  fields for the sale of matches, and  no seaport is more favorably situated forsupplying this than Vancouver, British Columbia, with its unlimited fields of virgin forests.  The attention of investors is invited to the following brief plans  and cost of manufacturing matchi 8  under Parker's Continuous Process  of manufacturing matches, the sole  right of which for the Dominion of  Canada ha9 been acquired by the  Dominion Match Company Ltd.,  with offices at 328 Hastings St.  West, Vancouver, B. C, and with  its factory now being erected by  Mcl.ellan 6t Beer, contractors;  Gamble & Napp, architects, Vancouver B. C, and arrangements  now being made with with the C.  P. R. for.laying ttacks to the factory buildings.  The Dominion Match Company,  Ltd., now owns and has the exclusive right to use for the Dominion  of Canada a new process of manufacturing matches, known as the  Parker Continuous Process, by the  use of which a wide variety of  cheap raw material, such as alder,  hemlock, cottonwood, fir and  spruce, which is found in great  abundance, is now being made  available for n.anufacturing match  sticks, materials which can be obtained for a mere fraction of the  cost of white pine, now being used  by the old dye methods ; and by  the use of these cheap raw materials, and the labor-saving features  of the process, the cost of manufacturing safties, parlors, and double-dipped matches is reduced, approximately, 50 per cent.  My people are not looking for  the small investor who is always  willing to be taken in by the tales  of a shrewd stock salesman who  has nothing but his commission in  view. Our proposition appeals to  the hard headed business man with  money to invest that is worth while  to himself and the company. Stock  is now selling at par $10 per share.  I will be here till Saturday and  hope to secure some of the prom-  nent men as stock holders. As  without doubt we have the best investment on the market to-day and  stock will soon be out of reach.  People investing now will not only  reap the benefit of handsome divi.  dends and the increase of their  stock will be in itself a good in  vestment.  DYING  MADE EASY  When you get tired of the  color of your clothes, bring  them to the Dye Works and  change their color. We will  make them  look li'-.e new.  Cleaning of full dress suits  and ball dresses a speciality.  Suits and dresses altered.  After Jan. 1st, long kid gloves, 25c;  Short ones, 15c  Detroit Cleaners and Press.rs.  R. S. FORD   -   Proprietor  Office next to Dreamland Theatre".  Office Hourt:   8 a.m. to 7 p.m  Saturday : 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.  Remnants  !   Remnants  Remnants  Remnants of  Dress Goods  ���  Remnants of Silks  Remnants of Velvets  Remnants of Prints  Remnants of Ginghams  Remnants of  Embroideries  Remnants of Lace  1  Remnants of Sheetings  }  Remnants of  Pillow Cottons  Remnants of Towellings  ���  Remnants of Curtain  Materials  ���  If you are looking for  Bargains  in    Remnants drop in and  1  have a look over  our    Remnant  TABLES.  I  The Kelowna  ���  Outfitting Store  W. B. M. CALDER, Prop.  i  OPERA HOUSE  Tuesday, Jan. 30.  at 8 p.m.  "The Players,"  of Summerland,  "Thi  **  A Comedy in  Four Acts, by  CLYDE FITCH.  Produced at the  COMEDY THEATRE,  London, Apl. 6, 1907  Miss Evelyn Higgins  Miss Marion Cartwright  Miss Mary Sutherland  Miss Dorothea Cooper  Miss Janet Sutherland  Mr. William Sauter  Mr. Charles H. Cordy  Mr. Austin Cooper  Reserved Seat,  $1.00.  Admission,  50c.  Tickets to be obtained at  CRAWFORD'S

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