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Array VOL. IV.   NO. 37.  KELOWNA. BRITISH COLUMBIA. THURSDAY,  AUG. 8, 1912.  $1.50 Per Annum.  Meeting of  City Council  Plans Submitted   for   Paving  Bernard Avenue  Three Alarms of Fire  The council met as usual Monday morning, the Mayor and Aid.  Sutherland, Copeland, Blackwood,  Taylor and Raymer present.  The following accounts were presented by the finance committee  for payment:  Geo. Dillon, atrect watering   -       - 117.00  Ditto       teaming    -       -       -     3.60  K. Smith, work on water extension    12.01  M. C. Lancaater ditto -    36.98  Mun. Construction Co.. wood pipe- 681.85  Gillit Hungford, cutting graaainpk. 6.00  S. J. Week., work in park - - 81.00  Crane Co., packing ... 7.50  Northern Electric & Manufacturing  Co., electrical equipment        -    56.05  Ditto      Lamp globes        -       ���     8.81  R. Muir, unloading coal -       -      -     6.00  G. F. Teal, July timeaheet     -       -8800  J. Smith ditto .       -   67.20  F. Swainaon       ditto 50.00  F. Foreman, time check aewer ace. 8.00  J. Madden ditto .     7.33  C. Barklin ditto .   25.33  C.P.R., freight on ateel capa   ���       -      1.57  Ditto        wood pipe       -      ��� 166.50  Ditto        car coal   -       -       -   24.50  Ditto        road roller and tank ���   37.80  W. Knotley, cutting weeds     -        -      3.00  W. Gibson ditto -       -     6.00  Kelowna Car. Wks. sewerage ace- 48.00  J.Turner ditto        -     5.00  Crawford 6t Co. ditto .45  Evana,ColemanctEvana ditto -216.14  Canadian Fairbanka Co. ditto .     9.15  J. Leckie Co. ditto        -   46.50  Canadian Fairbanka Co. ditto - 679.26  Electric Blue Print Co. ditto ��� 4.30  Morrison-Thompson Co. ditto - 94.40  Thos. Lawson, Ltd. ditto - 130.25  Rosa&c Howard Ironworks Co. ditto- 16-95  W. H. Paialey, removal of rubbish  from streets ...      4.75  R.H.Parkinson, road grades.        -    23.00  A letter was read from the manager of the Bank of Montreal, enclosing a general recommendation  I from the head office that, owing to  the state of the money market,  municipalities should curtail expenditure in every possible way.  A report was submitted by Chief  of Police, Sutherland. There had  been twenty-four cases of drunkenness, and three cases of fast driving of automobiles, two of the latter offenders being fined, and the  other dismissed with a warning.  The amount handed over in fines  during July was $80.  A monthly statement of receipts  and disbursements was submitted  by the city auditors, Messrs. Crehan  Mouat & Co.  Plans for the grading and paving of Bernard Ave. from Abbott  St. to Ellis St., accompanied by the  following letter, was submitted by  the city engineers, Messrs. Canavan  and Mitchell :--  Gentlemen :--  We present herewith a plan and  profiles for the grading and paving  of Bernard avenue from the north.  erly curl) line of Abbott St., to the  w/terly p..r���rv |ine 0f E)|ii g,  In establishing the K. ���dC3 and  elevations of the curb lines we  hive given due consideration to  the existing improvements, and  this plan is so arranged to conflict  as little a possible with them.  The grade of the surface gutters  will be too flat to carry the volume  of water delivered thereto and it  will be necessary to construct a  submerged gutter-culvert of concrete at the same time the curb is  laid. This gutter-culvert will be  laid on a water grade and is of sufficient capacity to receive the run  off from the entire length of Bernard Avenue.  The plan presented reduces the  width of the road bed between the  curb lines from eighty feet to seventy feet, which we feel will give  ample room for all traffic and at  the same time make the road less  expensive to construct. and maintain.  The paving shown is the Telford  road having a base of nigger heads  six to eight inches in diameter, and  upper courses of crushed rock of  graded sizes until a total thickness  of twelve inches is . ;achrd ; the  surface to be finished with rock  screenings and sprinkled with oil;  the sub-grade and the finished road  will be thoroughly rolled with a  steam roller, and will, when completed, present a smooth and compact surface,  It may be that the general holiday spirit and excitement engendered by the Regatta had something to do with the frequent alarms  of fire this week, or it may be mere  coincidence that both evenings of  tee regatta, the piercing screech of  the fire whistle should have brought  people flocking into the streets���  and all for nothing. 1 here was a  little excuse Wednesday night, a  small stable behind the Lakeview  hotel being found ablaze. The fire  was out however with the first  touch of the water from the hose.  An hour or so later the alarm rang  out again. This time the brigade  never reached the fire. It appears  that some boys playing around the  stable that had caused the 'trouble  earlier in the evening noticed some  sparks which had not been extinguished, and a few of the youngsters ran off and gave the alarm.  One, however, more practical than  the rest staped behind and put out  the flame with some wet hay.  Thursday night's alarm proved  still more trivial, nothing being  found in the way of a fire.  Aquatic Associations  Sixth Annual Regatta  Fine Weather Favors Annual Event.     Kelowna Carries off  War Canoe Cups  In spite of the threatening and new boat, proved somewhat disap-  uncettain nature of the weather for pointing, taking third place in the  some time past, the Aquatic Assoc-. race, but winning the prize for 25  iation managed to carry   out   their feet and under.    R. Lambly, of the  Rutland News  From our own t-orrrsponttrnl  The English Church Service will  be held on Sunday afternoon in  the old schoolhouse.  Miss Olive Gray, of Vancouver,  is paying a short visit with the  Misses Gay.  Mr. Wm. McDonald has sold  his house and lot to Mr. A. Crowcroft who now owns all the frontage from the corner to the school  property.  Mr. Wm. Mudge, of Eastbourne,  England, arrived last Saturday for  an extended  visit to his daughters  Mrs. Laishley and Mrs. J. Hall.  ��  Rutlanuira will do well r.ot to  allow the irrigation water to run  out on to the road as a self-appoint-  ed water bailiff is on the watch for  delinquents.  This type of road will stand well  under the traffic in Kelowna and  the initial cost oj construction will  be considerably less than of any  other type of good road.  There will be concrete cross  walks five feet wide at all street  crossings.  We estimate that this Telford  road can be constructed complete  including concrete curb, and submerged gutter-culvert and cross  walks from the northerly curb line  of Abbott St. to the easterly property line of Pendozi St. for the sum  of $16,270.00.  Yours very truly,  CANAVAN & MITCHELL.  The proposal was held over to  be discussed by the committee.  A complaint was read from Mr.  L. Hayman on the condition of  Abbott street. He had put in a  load of shale opposite his gate and  it had been plowed in and left in  furrows. There was also a dangerous hole about three feet deep.  Aid. Copeland said the K. L. 0.  Co. had made an offer in the  spring to grade the whole of that  section of the street on condition  that they could have a knoll of  sand which lay there to use in filling up a slough. This had been  arranged with Mr. Parkinson but  owing to some kicking by property  owners the work had been stopped.  Some discussion took place on  the matter of establishing permanent street grades. Aid. Taylor  said he had advocated some time  ago drawing up a general grade  plan of the whole city, and he  thought that it was the only way  to do really efficient street work.  Aid. Raymer said there should  be a bylaw establishing street  grades.  Eventually it was decided to consult with the citv engineers on the  matter.  The meeting then adjourned.  Mr. and Mrs. Montgomery, of  Tiverton, Ontario, are in town on  a visit.  Miss McLean returned to town  Tuesday.  Regatta programme as usual without interruption from the elements  though on the second day a short  but violent thunder storm caught  many people as they made their  way home.  The people of the valley have  come to look forward to the Kelowna Regatta as one of the events  of the year, and it is a matter of  local pride to see that these expectations are not disappointed.  Several imptovements have been  made this year to the equipment  and arrangements for 'he comfort  of the public and these were highly  appreciated by the visitors.  The programme had been carefully prepnred and added to and  on the whole was well carried out,  with the exception o( a few delays,  some of which no doubt were unavoidable. The committee however, would do well lo give close  attention to this matter in future.  The "decorations though not elaborate were very effective, the  pavilion with its climbing plants in  bloom looking exceptionally pretty.  The excursion from the north on  Wednesday proved a little disappointing, and as the Association  had to guarantee a large amount  to induce the C.P.R. to run the  trip they will no doubt be at some  expense to make up the deficiency.  Thursday, however, the attendance was remarkably good and  must have come near creatine a  record.  1 he Vernon band had been engaged for the two days and the  excellent music provided by them  proved no small part of the enjoyment.  The engagement in town of the  Gladstone Sisters afforded an opportunity to provide an unusual  diversion for the people in the  grand stand, and these two  clever young ladies gave interesting  exhibitions on both days which  showed their wonderful skill as  gymnasts and contortionists. Another innovation which was highly  appreciated was the provision of  moving pictures in the grand stand  during the evening, under the management of Dreamland.  Although records of  attendance  and receipts are not as   yet   avail  able, there seems to be   no   doubt  that financially as well as in   other  respects the Regatta was a success.  The general public have little  idea of the amount of work involved in the organizing of such an  event, and the greatest credit  due to those who give their time  freely and without stint to the arrangement of the multitudious  details.  First Day  1 The sailing races had all to  be abandoned from lack of entries  2 Single Sculls, quarter mile.  Four heats were pulled off in this  event owing to the large number  of entries. The winners in the  first three were W. Hill, St. G. P.  Baldwin, and J. N. Beale. J. F.  Burne qualified for final by pulling  over the course alone for the fourth  heat. The final was one of Tuesday morning's events.  3 Boys' Swimming Race; 30  yards for boys of  13 and under.  1 lan Weddell;   2 Cyril Weddell;  3 W, Buchanan.  4 Double Sculls, two heats. I  G. C. Benmore and R. C. Bennett;  2 H. Dixon and F. Heather.  5 Ladies' Swimming Race.  There were seven entries for this  race, Miss Nancy Buchanan carrying off first prize ; 2 Miss Dorothy  Hogarth ; 3 Miss Philpolt.  6 Open' Gasoline Launch, lor  thia race there were a large number of entries as usual and these  were   divided   into   three   classes  Mission,   won  under class.  the    18   feet   and  60  This ended the first day's races ! Roy Hauu being awarded first  a good part of the crowd having  already drifted over to Boyce's  field where a league lacrosse game  was in progress between Kelowna  and Armstrong.  8 Boys' Swimming   Race;  yards   for  boys 15 and under.    I  Earl McNair ;   2 lan Weddell ;   3  Cyril Weddell.  9 60 yards Breast Stroke (8  entries). I W. B. Piers ; 2 A. Edwards ; 3 J. F. Burne.  10 Ladies'Single Sculls. Only  three entered for this race which  was won easily by Mrs. Edwards,  The other two fouled repeatedly  d lost considerable ground, Miss  Hogarth winning second.  Handicap Swimming Race  for members of Aquatic Associa  lion. I H. Good ; 2 H. Dixon ; 3  A. Edwards  A comic event of an unusual  kind was the liberating of a well-  greased little pig from a canoe.  1 he swimmer who captured the  pig was to be the owner, but the  poor little porker had not made  many strokes towards shore before he was seized by a dozen  different swimmers, who will no  doubt have some difficulty in settling their claims.  The two gaily-attired ladies (?)  who had liberated the pig afterwards did some comic stunts on  their own, diving from the springboard arm in arm.  12 The Boys' Aquatic Derby  as usual proved a popular event,  some of the youngsters displaying  great cleverness in the handling of  their awkward slceds. Owing to  the number of entries there were  three heals, lan Weddell winning  first, Roy Haug second, and Lome  Lemon third. In the final Roy  Haug proved the victor.  13 Single Canoes. Five entries.  I Cather ; 2 A. Edwards ; 3 J. N.  Beale.  14 The Long Distance Swim  of one mile from Westbank to the  Aquatic building for the Championship of Okanagan Lake and  the " B. M. H. Challenge Cup  drew nine entries. The contestants  were taken across the lake in th  " Clovelly," with rowboats for the  attendants. R. G. Tate, of Summerland, won easily his time being  35 min. 47 sec. Tate was also the  winner of last year's race. Second  place fell to E. W. Leggelt, of  Kelowna. 38 min. 17 sec, and  third to W. B. Piers, of Vernon, 39  min. 32 sec.  15. Open Dive. An unusually  large number entered for this  event and some fine work was  shown, affording no light task for  the judges. I J. N. Beale ; 2 Chap-  pel ; Neale and Foote tying for  third. A special 20-ft. dive from  the new board resulted: Foole  first and Moote second.  16 Canoe Fours.    No entries.  17 Relay Swimming by two  teams of four each, representing  Kelowna and Peachland, was won  by Kelowna  18 The Tilting from Canoes  failed to provide the usual fun  owing to the fact lhat one of th  canoes used was a very insecure  craft which overturned in the first  three bouts without a blow being  struck. Leggelt and Weddell met  " Punch " Hunler and Budden  the final, the latter proving victorious.  19 The Mixed Canoe race was  mixed in another sense, the two  contestants fouling badly. Mr.  and Miss Cather were leading near  LACROSSE   MATCH  1 he lacrosse match which took  place at 5 p.m. between Kelowna  and Armstrong proved a most interesting game and resulted in a  win of 6-5 for Armstrong, though  a more satisfactory result, both as  regards the play and the standing  of the league, would have been a  reversion of the figures. The lineup was as follows.  Kelowna  Armstrong  McGeer  Goal  H. Murray  F. Carlyle  Point  B. Murray  F. Day  C. Point  F. Barnes  E. Hoy  Ist Defence  R. Snyder  C. McMillan  2nd Defence  D. Caldwell  G. Kennedy  3rd Defence  B. Whit more  B. McLean  Centre        E  . Simmington  G. Fuller  3rd Home  F. Maundiill  W. Pettirirew  2nd Home  F. Ilasanrd  A. McMillan  lit Home  C. Whitmore  II. Paul  Out. Home  J. Phillips  Sr.oullcr  In. Home  F. Murray  The play all along, though even,  was inclined to be rough, seven  Armstrong and 5 Kelowna men  being sent to the fence. At the  start Armstrong rushed two goals  through which rather handicapped  the local boys and made the " prophets " forecast a walk-over. Such,  lowever, was by no means the  case, and after some fast play  Schouler netted the ball for the  orchard city. In the second and  third quarters some fine play was  witnessed, Howard Paul and Kennedy showing at the best of their  form and deltghted the onlookers,  whilst " Billv " Pettigrew also did  some good work. Some strong  argument arose on account of a  goal scored by Armstrong the ball  passing through the netting. I low-  ever, after careful deliberation, the  referee gave Armstrong ihe verdict.  At the end of the third quarter  the score stood al 5-5 and some  fast and exciting play was naturally.,  anticipated, Kelowna then beinu  favorites. An unfortunate incident,  however, which helped to place a  distinct dumper on the game.  Following a melee in the Kelowna  goal mouth Armstrong appealed  for u goal but were rightly refused  on the ground that the goal-tender  was purposely impeded. Carlyle  recovering the ball threw it from  behind the net, as he thought, on  lo the field of play, instead of  which it caught Fuller, the Kelowna third home, on the back of the  lieck, requisitioning the services of  Dr. Huycke who was watching the  game. Some lime elapsed before  the injured player was able to  take up his stick, and could then  only make an attempt at play.  1 his coupled with having a man  on the fence weakened the local  team considerable and the visitors,  taking advantage, rushed a sixth  goal through thus gaining the much  desired point.  1st (Jr. 2ndQr. 3rdQi  Kelowna    -     I 1 3  Armstrong -    2        2 I  0  Second Day  22. Single Sculls, final.  Hill, 2 St. G. P. Baldwin  Beale.  23. Boy's High Dive for boys  16 and under. I I Weddell, 2 E  M. Nair, 3 C. Weddell.  24. Ladle's Dive. I Miss E.  Hogarth, 2 Miss Hopkins.  25. Double Sculls final. I C.  Benmore and Bennett, 2 H. Dixon  and F. Heather.  26. Handicap Gasoline Launch,  (for which a cup was offered by  Mason & Risch). I Goldie, Okanagan Centre,   2 St. G.   P.   Baldwin  in "Rip II.," 3 Willis.  28. 1 he War Canoe Race for  the Knowles' cup proved a very  close race, Kelowna be..ling Peachland by a few leet only ; lime 6  mill. 23 sec. for the straight mile.    |  1 he   afternoon   events   opened  . 4th Qr.  0  1 w.  3 J. N.  prize and lan Weddell second.  Ihe latter made the best time but  was considered behind Haug in  his method of life-saving,  In the adult competition wliich  came in later F. Zerener and S. G.  1 rewhitt twice tied, and reporting  to the spin of the coin Trewhitt  won.  31. lilting, won by Moore aud  Willis.  32. Double Canoes. I Gather  and McKeller.  33. Junior War Canoe over  half-mile course. Peachland proved easy winners in this by several  lengths.  34. Running Spring Board Dive.  Out of a numerous entry Foote was  placed fir^t, Edwards second, Err-  ington third and Chapman fourth.  An exhibition of fancy diving was  afterwards given by the contestants.  36 Mixed War Canoe, with  crews of  lour ladies and five men.  1 lie Kelowna team carried the  prize by a very narrow margin uf  about two feet over Peachland'.  38 Crab Canoe Race. I Cather;  2 J. A. Trewhitt.  39 Sixty yards Open Swim for  the Pither and Leiser Challenge  Cup. Much interest as a rule centres on this race, which this year  was keenly contested. I A. Edwards  (42  sec.) ;    2 J. N. Beale, 3  R. G.Tait.  A pair of white ducks liberated  from a canoe gave the swimmers  a good chase and afforded considerable amusement before thev  were finally captured.  40 Long Distance Plunge from  solid platform. I F. Zerener ; 2  J. F. Burne.  41 V Boys* Plunge, t Leo Newby ; 2 Roy Haug.  42 1 he Fastest Gasoline Launch  race for the I). W. Sutherland Cup  gets more difficult to win each  year, and it is interesting to note  the way in which the fast bo.it of  one year f.tlls far behind the next.  Ihe winner was a fine new boar,  the Li 11' belonging to W. H.  Rowley, Sunnueiland, which completed the round of the course approximately 3^ miles, in 8 urn. A0  sec. Mr. Leckie-Ewing's "Otter"  came next with 10min., and Jones'  " Rip II " thiid in 10 min. 39 sec.  44 Ihe event of the day was  the War Canoe Race of one rpile  and turn for the Megaw Cup. I lie  two teams Kelowna and PeachLnd  have been practising hard during  the past week or two and it was  exceedingly uncertain which would  carry off the cup. There wns a  long delay at the start due 1.* the  necessity foi rearranging the (lag  at the end of the course, but at  lasl the canoel got away. k sin v-  na had a slight advantage at the  start and gradually increased the  lead winning by four or five lengths  45 Ladies Single Canoes; 3  entries.     I Mrs. Edwards.  This concluded the list of events  and the services of Mrs. DuMoulin  were called upon to distribute the  many handsome prizes, a ceremony  wliich was rudely interrupted by  the thunderstorm which had been  threatening for some hours past.  1 he silver Championship S'.i. Id  given by the directors ol tlie  Aquatic Association to tlie competitor who scored the highest  number of points in the various  single events went to A. Edwards,  whose powress in all aquatic sp iris  is well known.  man's weight.  21    Only three   boats  according  to  size.    The " Lil,"  fine new boat belonging to W . H.  RowUy, of  Summerland, finished I for the Mixed  Double Sci  first, winning the price for the over| Shayler    and   W.  Hill  25 feet class.  ��� " Rip HI," A. Jonesi easily.  the finish but approached too nearjw��tb a special 30 yards   swimming!  the canoe containing Mr. and Mrs. race f��r Boy   Scouts.     I R. Keller,!  Edwards,  and   had   to   stop   pad-'2 J. Groves, 3 H. Burne.  dling, the latter, however, by a few1     A Boy's Aquatic Dei by  was the.  strokes getting over the line and next, Terence Crowley winning,  winning. Special prizes   were   offered   by :  20 Ihe Senior Aquatic Derby, Mr. I). Leckie for life-saving coin-  had to be abandoned the " hot sea" petitions, in'sl for boys and after-]  proving inadequate   to   support a! wards for adults.    The contestants  entered  Is, Miss  .vinning  had to dive into the water, swim  to thte "drowning person" and supporting his head above water tow-  litni across the line in the shortest  possible   time.    Eight   boys   tried,  The Clever Gladstone Sisters  whose visit h Dreamland has been  extended to Saturday The Orchard Cttu. Record  Thursday, August 8  THE ORCHARD CITY RECORD  Pkklished eoery Thursday at #\e Office,  Kthxona, B.C.  JQH.X LEATHLEY, Editor and Proprietor.  Subsaiptiun $1.50 per annum.  If United Stales $2 00 per annum.  Advertising   ates upon appltcuthn  Programme of  Next Week's Convention  The local committee looking after the entertainment ol the delegates to the Irrigation convention  next week, requests that all automobile owners who can possibly  do so, be on hand when the  boat arrives on Tuesday. August  I ith, to assist delegates in locating  die homes in winch they have been  billeted.  Car owners are also requested  to place their cars at the disposal  of the local committee, for the excursions which are to take place  on the mornings of the 15th and  16th., when we hope to give our  visitors a good chance ol seeing  the valley around Kelowna.  The committee issues a cordial  invitation to all interested to attend  the sessions of the convention,  which will be held in the Opera  1 louse. The program, a copy of  which will be found in this issue,  is an exceedingly interesting one,  and it is probable that a number of  matters wilt come up for discussion, which will prove of lively interest to residents of the district.  The merchants and business men  are taking up the matter of decorating their places for the Convention,  and it is expected that a large number of hansomely decorated windows will be the result.  tion ; R. H. Campbell, D.rertor  of Forestry, Dept. of Interior,  Ottawa; the President's report  will also be presented.  WEDNESDAY. August 14th.  Morning: 9.30 Election of committees on Resolutions and Credentials.  10.00 -Secretary's report.  I 1.00    General business.  Afternoon: 2.30 E, McQueen  Gray, Foreign Secretary, National Irrigation Congress, Albuquerque, New Mexico. " Foreign  Government Reclamation.  3.30. Prof. Atkinson, Montana,  Agricultural College, Bozeman.  Mont., " Ihe Irrigation of Alfalfa."  4.30.- A. E. Ashcroft, C.E., Engineer, C.N.R., Vemon. " I 'ublic  Ownership ol IrrigatiunSystems."  Evening : 8.00 Moving pictures  of Irrigation scenes.  8.30. Illustrated lecture by Dr,  Samuel Fortier, Chief ol Irrigation  Investigations, U. S. A.  ().lr). R. D. Prittie, Superintendent of Forestry, Calgary. "Irrigation as Applied to Forestry."  .THURSDAY, August 15th.  Morning : ^.00 Motor excursion,  through Glenmore, Ellison, Rutland and Black Mountain. Lunch  al Eight Mile Creek provided by  local Irrigation Companies.  Afternoon: 3.00- Prof. C. I. Lewis,  State Agricultural College, Oregon. "The Relation of Irrigation to Fruitgrowing."  4.00. Wm. Pearce,, former President of the Association. " Irrigation and Forestry as Practised in  Foreign Countries."  5.00- F. II. Peters, Dominion Commissioner of Irrigation, Calgary.  Ihe Proper Duty of Water in  Western Canada."  TUESDAY. August 13th.  Evening:  o.OO   Formal   opening  bv the Hon. \V. Rosa, President  of the Association, Addresses by  Sir Richard McBride, Premier of  B.C.; Mayor Jones, the Hon. Price  Ellison, Minister of Finance and  Agriculture of B.C.; J, S. Dennis,  Vicc-PiesidenI of   the   Associa  M.  De  Stall  Evening: 6.00  Horticulturist, Missoula, Mont.  " Apple Culture and the Baldwin  Spot."  9.00-P. H. Moore, Supt. Government Experimental Farm, Agassi/, B. C, " Stock and Dairying,  with Special Relation to luign  lion harming."  9.30. R. M. Wlnslow, Provincial  Horticulturist, B. C, "Some  Climatic Conditions Influencing  the Duly of Water in Bi itish Columbia."  FRIDAY, August 16th,  Morning i 9 00.   Election of Ofli-  ceis and arranging lor next year's  Convention.  10.00. Motor excursion to Kelowna L.and fjr Orchard Co., South  Kelowna Land Co. and Okanagan Mission.  12.30-Leave Okanagan Mission  by boat for Penticton where arrangements have been made for  a motor trip and a banquet in  the evening at the new Incola  Hotel.  Other speakers at the Convention includes Prof. Elliott, Supt. of  Agriculture, C. P. R., Slrathniore,  Alta,; John 1. Burns, Executive  Secretary, International Dry Farming Congress, Lethbridge, Alberta;  A. W. Bowser, Pres., British North  America  I obacco Co., Kelowna.  KELOWNA HOSPITAL,  Donations of vegetables, fruit, dairy produce,   chkb,   fowl, Hi:., will !>e gratefully  received ��i the I lospital.  "HOSPITAL INSURANCE."  Married and siiiulf men limy, foi $10 (i  year, have tlie Iree use of all tliu hospital  Facilities in case of sickness or accident,  infectious diseases excepted. Tlie patient  pavs liin own doctor. Tliia is better than  Bickness insurance furnished by any coin-  punv.   For full particulars apply to G. A.  rislier, Secretary Kelowna Hospital, Crowley Block.   P, 0. Box 129.  An   advt.  in   the    "Record"  really  costs  you   nothing ~ it  pays for itself.  Steamboating  E. E. HANKINSON, Kelowna, B.C.  Residence 'Plione : No. 105  OLD C.P.R. WHARF  I am prepared lo undertake all  kinds of  Lake Transportation  Well  equipped  with  Steam   and   Gasoline   Boats,  nnd also Scows  EXCURSION   PARTIES  Cnt.teil lor  To All l'aits of tbe Lake  Short term exclusive liftings wanted.    Prices must be right so that  the other  fellow can  make good  H. G. HILLARD  REAL ESTATE  Agreements  for sale  Purchased  MORTGAGES  Representative for Kelowna And District  1 he Manufacturers Life  Insurance   ( o.   of   Canada  INSURANCE  Houses for Sale  and Rent.  Residential Lots in  all parts of the city  SNAPS  For Sale, one of the best buys in the Okanagan to-day  11 i Acres of Bearing Orchard (good varieties)  good House on property  Crops this year should net $3,000.       Price is $12,600.  Terms:    Half  cash,  balance $1,000 per year.  5 Acres close in with 1 House (valued at $6,000  Barns, &c, also Two Cottages on Property rented for $36  per month. T his property will sub-divide to good advantage  For further particulars inquire.  New House in course of construction on Paul st.  Modern and every convenience.     Price $3,500.    Terms.  80 Acres, about 4i miles from town,  with Buildings.    Best of water records " free at that."  The Price is $250 per acre.  Here is an opportunity for the buyer to double  his  money within two years.  Good terms.  ROYAL BANK CHAMBERS  KELOWNA, B.C. :': ' P. O. BOX 304  " Everybody's  Doing It Now  Doing what ?  Why buying from LEVITT, who can show the greatest bargains in Real Estate in Kelowna. Just think ��� property I sold  last fall has trebled in value and is rising all the time, so if  you want to make a good profit buy from me as 1 have equally  as good bargains as those 1 have already sold.  Come and talk it over.     A word to the wise is sufficient.  **  LEVI It. The Homeseeker's Friend  7 ��.  Any property you have for rent, sale, or if you are looking for such  see me and I will try to meet your requirements either by finding a  tenant or buyer, o if you are wanting to buy by putting you next to  some good snaps.  J. LEVITT, i  :   Crowley Block  Office open every evening after supper.  .0. Box 495.    'Phone 194.   r  The Pioneers of Satisfaction  We Estimate You Will Buy Where You Get the Most for the Least  Every woman should take her share of these wonderful  sample hose, the biggest single purchase and the most  wonderful bargains of the kind this city has ever achieved.  Ladies' and Children's Hose, regular values 50c. and 60c.  Three Pairs for $1.00.  Men's White  Trousers  in Serge and Duck at the following  reduced prices:  Reg. Price  Sale Piice  4.25  2.80  5.00  3.00  5.50  3.60  2.25  1.40  2.00  1.40  1.50  1.00  We have but a limited number of j  these   Trousers   lo   dispose   of   at  this reduction.  The Shirts  We Sell  wear as well as they look,  ���and they look splendid.  Values are so good; they  easily bring us the biggest  shirt business in town.  New Summer Shirts  $1, $1.25, $1.50,  $1.75, $2 and $3.50  LEQUIME BROS. & CO.  Telephone  22 Thursday, August 8  The Orchard Gity Record  If you are in need of Heavy or Light  HARNESS  come and see our stock.   We carry the best line in  Team Harness also Light Harness, Stock and English Saddles  (both ladies' and gents'),   All kinds of  Whips, Bits, Bridles, Robes, Fly Nets, Trunks,  Valises, at right prices.  Come and  see  our stock   before   buying   elsewhere  Now is the time to give your order.  IvepcUnng is our special feature  Buggies,  Feed  Wagons,  Hay,  Oats,  Democrats,  &c.  Bran,  Wheat,  Barley &  To suit all purchasers  Oat Chop  W. R. GLENN & SON  Daala  Farm and Orchard  Implements  Pendozi Street & Lawrence Avenue     -     KELOWNA  'Phone 150  sAJoiaMMl  4af^Mk  AouM-maidt  ntb. monetf~6aveb:~  if pu wtih a \u$ fob that \oom  you eon find it \iafat now. we  ale makinf bueh a temptation bale  on the Wffb we have that theu abe  bailing Ufht out of ou\ btobe.  let a Seautiful \uf bail Mfht  into youb home and bhbead itbelf  out on thatfloo\.   the whole fam^  ilu eon ewoy a niee new \uy.  KELOWNA FURNITURE CO.  " Wt Make Homes Happy."  Phow" 194 P. O Boil 2  Office CrowUy Merck  E. ENGLAND  BUILDER  Dacornting & Ganaral House Repairs  General House Repairs will be |  speedily attended to and absolute satisfaction guaranteed.  Call at office if in town, 'phone  write If at home.  A. G. McKEOWN  KELOWNA  Agent for the  PENTICTON STEAM  LAUNDRY  Laundry despatched twice a  week.  Prompt attention and careful  work.  To Help Livestock Industry  A conference of exceptional importance to Western Canada was  held in Winnipeg recently. The  council was summoned to discuss  the problem of the waning live  stock industry of Western Canada and to discuss ways and  means of encouraging it. During  recent years the quantity of live  stock raised in the West has been  steadily declining. Not many years  ago all Canada was an extensive  shipper of cattle to England. The  cutting up of the ranges into homesteads has had some effect, but il  is not entirely the cause. Western  Canada actually is not raising  enough cattle for its own needs.  Dnring the past couple of years  large quantities of beef, poik, and  mutton have been imported into  the West, and mutton has even  been brought from as far as New  Zealand.  Hon. Martin Burrell, minister of  agriculture, is taking an active part  in the efforts to revive the industry.  Girls  Strike Against Bad  Language  Four hundred girls, members of  the Dressmakers Union, employed  at a Brooklyn factory, are on strike  against the use of profanity by the  foreman and other male employees  of the shop. The strikers hope to  bring about a series of walk-outs in  other factories to inforce the demand for a rule that foremen and  others he instructed that no profanity or abusive language shall be  used in the workrooms at any  time.  British Census Figures  There are 1,179,276 more females than males in England and  Wales. Since 1821, the preponderance of women has steadily  increased, despite the fact that  more boys are born than girls. This  proportion of females to males is  only exceeded in one country ���  Norway. According to the revised  figures the total population of England and Wales at the last census  was 30,070,492.  Wheat culling has commenced  in Southern Alberta.  The Penticton council is discussing the advisability of applying  for a charter of incorporation as a  city.  Amazing disclosures have been  made in New York regarding grafting bv police officials in connection with gambling.  It is now understood that Mr.  Winston Churchill will visit the  Dominion after Premier Borden's  return. The date is not yet defi-  nately settled.  The Dominion government has  offered to guarantee the bonds of  the Canadian Northern line from  Prince Albert to join the government Hudson Bav line near Split  Lake.  Fernie is following the example  of Vancouver in the matter of tinging the curfew bell. It is the intention of the council to have the  bell rung at 9 o'clock, each evening.  The object is lo keep young boys  and  girls off the streets.  Owing to the greatly increasing  demand and decreasing supply,  furs will be mucn dearer in Canada thia Winter. Dealers report  that in London, where the world's  fur prices are fixed, ihey are from  30 to 50 per cent, higher than last  year.  According to statistics gleaned  from the 1911 census of Canada,  the total capital value of the fruit  growing industry in British Columbia, Ontario, Quebec and the Maritime Privinces is in round numbers  $12,000,000.  The Government's crop report  for Saskatchewan just issued indicates that little damage has been  done to standing grain and that the  yield should be a heavy one. Fully  severity-five per cent, of the wheat  ia now headed out, and the farmers expect an unusually early harvest.  There will be more lunatics in  the world than sane people 300  years hence.' This prophecy is  based on the present rate of the  growth of lunacy revealed hy recent returns. We are rapidly approaching a mad world. In every  part of the world civilization is  advancing and so insanity is bound  to advance. There were 36,762  lunatics in 1659, there are now  135,000," says Dr. Forbes Winslow.  Mr. W. S, Gunsalua, a farmer living  near Fleming, Pa., aaya he haa uaed Cham,  berlaina Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea  Remedy in hia family for fourteen yeara,  and that he haa found it to be an excellent  remedy and takea pleaaure in recommending it.   For aale by all dealers.  Dominion Aid to Agriculture  It is hoped by Hon. Martin Burrell to have agreements signed  with all the Provincial Governments for the spending of subsidies  granted for the encouragement of  agriculture. The arrangements  made involve the submission of  the proposed expenditure to the  Dominion minister of agriculture,  and on his approval half the money  will be paid over. The remainder  will be paid when ic is satisfactorily  shown that it is to be spent advantageously. The Dominion can call  for an accounting at any time, The  British Columbia agreement only  awiiits the final documents, and  correspondence is in progress with  the governments of Saskatchewan  and Alberta.  KELOWNA-WEST BANK  STEAM FERRY  Leavei Kelowna 9 a.m., 3.30 p.m.  Lesvss Westbank 9.30 a.m., 4 p.m.  Extra Service on  Wednesdays & Saturdays  Leaves Kelowna 11 a.m.  Leaves Westbank 11.30 a.m.  BEAR CREEK SERVICE,  FRIDAYS  Leaves Kelowna 10 a.m., 4.?0 p.m.  Leaves Bear Craek 10.30 a.m., 5 p.m.  TERMS CASH  JAMES I. CAMPBELL  'Phone No. 106  SYNOPSIS OF COAL  MININC REGULATIONS  An ad. in the "Record''  is the hall-mark of a progressive  business.     Insist   upon   people  knowing you're there  G. H. E. HUDSON  I   i    , . '   '       ' "^^".^"as  Landscape and  Portrait  Photographer  Largest Studioa in tha Interior  Portrait* by appointment  Pendozi Street,   -   Ke  Sutton's Seeds  ORDERS TAKEN NOW FOR  Cut Flowers  Carnations  Chrysanthemums  Violets  H. LYSONS  Kelowna.  Gre.-nhous*  Coal mining right* of the Dominion in  Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, the  Yukon Territory, the North-weit Territories, and in a portion of the Province of  Britiah Columbia, may be leased for a term  of twenty-one yeara at an annual rental of  $1 an acre. Not more than 2,560 acrea will  be leased to one applicant.  Application for the lease must be made  by the applicant in person to the Agent or  Sub-Audit of the district in which the  rights applied for are situated.  In surveyed territory the land must be  described by sections, or legal subdivisions  of sections, and in unsurveyed territory the  tract applied for shall be staked out by the  applicant himself.  bach application must be accompanied  by a fee of $5 which will be refunded if  the rights applied for are not available, but  not otherwise. A royalty shall be paid on  the merchantable output of the mine at  the rate of five cents per ton.  The peraon operating the mine ahall furnish the Agent with sworn returns accounting for the full quantity of merchantable  coal mined and pay the royalty thereon. If  the coal mining rights are not being operated, such returns should be furnished at  least once a year.  The lease will include the coal mining  rights only, but the lessee may be permitted to purchase whatever available surface  rights may be considered necessary for the  working of the mine at the rate of $10 an  acre.  For full information  application   should  be made to the secretary of the Department  of the Interior/Ottawa, or to any Agent or  Sub-Agent of Dominion Lands.  W. W. CORY,  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  N.B.���Unauthorized publication of this  advertisement will not be paid for.  Rough and Dressed Lumber.  Shingles, Siding, Doors, Windows,  Mouldings, Etc.  Kelowna Saw-Mill Company, Limited  HEWETSON and MANTLE, Ltd.  CAPITAL AUTHORIZED   -   175,000  MONEY TO  LOAN  On First Mortgages  m  Agreements for Sale Purchased  FIRE,   LIFE,   AND  ACCIDENT  INSURANCE  I  MONEY  Every one wants to ma'ce it.    Here are a few bargains that cannot be  equalled���sure money-makers  1,045 Acres, 14 miles from Penticton.  600 acres of it easy to cultivate. First-class hay or fruit land. Free  water. Price $25 per acre.  1,000 Acres. 10 miles from Kelowna.  500 acres under cultivation. First-class land now growing fruit and hay.  This property would easily produce 1000 of hay per year. About 400  tons on it this year. Price $70 per acre.  1 2 Acres, 5 miles from Kelowna.  All in fruit, with good house and outbuildings. Will be sold as a going  concern, including crop this year. Price $9, 500.  3 2 Acres, half-mile from Cily Limits.  Five acres bearing orchard, balance in meadow. Good house and  outbuildings. All for $18,000.  32 Acres, 3 miles from City.  First-class meadow or vegetable lands.   Good buildings.    Price $20,000-  Lots on Ellis Street, 50 ft. by 148 ft, $1,000.  10 Acres in City Limits.  Price $1,000 per acre.  192 Acres on Lake, 5 miles from Kelowna.  Three-quarters of a mile lake front. House on property.   Price $3,000.  ELLIOTT & COPELAND  Real Estate and Insurance Brokers  'PHONL 25 -      ' - - KELOWNA, B.C.    s The Orchard City Record.  Thursday, August 8  The Kelotonu Land  and Orchard Co.,  .IMITED,  FOR SHLE   SPLENDID  TEN - ACRE BLOCK  FRONTING UN  Pendozi and Richter Streets  Thisbloclf. cannot be excelled fwsub-diDision purposes  In a sub-diuision of this block eoery lot mould be a  FHS7-CL1SS BUILDING SITE  No grading or filling required. No sloughs.  City toater aoailable ma Pendozi Street  The Company's terms ure reasonable and inuestora  in real estate icill find it worth their while to call at  our office and malic inquiry into this offer.  CALL 015 WRITE  L  K. L. 0. Co.'s OFFICE  Keller Block - Kelotona, B.C.  of every description  The best our money  and  your money can buy.  Here Are a Few Items :  Keen Kutter Carpenters' Chisels  Keen Kutter Carpenters' Planes  Keen Kutter Carpenters' Saws  Keen   Kutter  Carpenters' Axes  MORRISON - THOMPSON  HARDWARE CO., Ltd.  k,  i  Coal!   Coal!!  Real Pensylvania Hard - $17.50 per ton  Nicola Coal (Lump) - $10.00 per ton  Wellington     -     -     -  $13.00 per ton  W.  HAUG    -    KELOWNA, B.C.  I ������ I - i.! '  06  Town and Country  Mr. P.  B. Willits Jeft   for   the  Coast hist Friday.  Charlie Hereron haa taken up a  position in the Royal Bank.  Mr. F. L, Davis waa a visitor to  Penticton lest weekend. /  Mr. R, E. Harries and family left  last weekend for a visit to the Old  Country.  Mr. J. 11. Middleton, in company  wiih his family and niece, returned  I from thr roast  Tuesday.  Mr. Rush, the corresponding  secretary   of    the  Sunday-school  I Association   al   Ottawa,   is   visiting  ; in town accompanied by his wife.  Mr. A, Peabodv has had a garage  \ buill back of the hotel for the new  car which he has purchased   from  Coates, bdwards ft Gowen.  Miss Martin, who has been  spending a month's holiday in  Vancouver returned to town Salurday last motoring in from Kamloops.  Mr. G. I I. K. 1 ludson has purchased the photographic business  of K. M. Chadwick, of Penticton,  and will run it as a branch of his  Kelowna business.  Mr. Duncan, of Dreamland, has  supplemented his musical equipment by the introduction of an  organ, some of the films being  more appiopiia-Hy accompanied  on that instrument than by the  piano.  1 he Farmer's Exchange along  with its Armstrong, Peachland and  Penticton branches, is sending an  exhibition car of fruit to the Vancouver Exhlbiton winch takes place  next week.  hi oulcr lo secure sufficient help  I.) handle ihe record fruit crop of  the Okanagan, the C. P. R, we understand, will give special passen-  qei rates amounting to single fare  foi the round trip, to fruil pickers  coming to the Okanagan from the  coast or other points.  Ihe "at home "given by Mrs.  J. Curls lasl I hursday night in  I honor of the Methodist choir pt'ov-  | ed a distinct success, being nt-  lended by about thirty friends.  Mr. I lodkinaon. the new choirmaster, with hia fine voice and  humorous recitations proved a  great entertainer ami rightly won  ihe applause of all present.  The clergy of the Okanagan  Rural Deanery are meeting in  retreat" this week at Mr. Hewet-  son's Miinmer cottage on Poplar  Point. 1 he Rev. Thos. Cieene  ami family will slay there lor the  teat of the month, ihe Rev. C. H.  Meyrick living al the rectory and  attending lo ihe duties of the  pai ish.  In the marriage of Miss Isabel!  Mitchell to Mr. A.  0.   Bennett,   of  Ficldi the Kelowna I lospital  loses  an excellent madon who has fulfilled the duties ol ���hat office with  ihe greatest satisfaction during ihe  lasl two years. Ihe wedding look  place early 1 m sdav Morning at  the English church, the Rev. Thos.  Greene officiating. Mr. Taylor of  the Mission acted as best man, and  Miss   Mela  West    as   bi idesmaid.  I lie bride waa given away b> her  uncle, Mr. Sliand   of   the   Mission  I he wedding WAS a cjuicl one and  (he ceremony was limed lo be over  before ihe arrival of thr boat from  the south. Ihe bride and bridesmaid carried boquets of pink and  white sweet peas, (he work of  Messrs Palmer ft Rogeison. The  happy couple left later for Field  where Mr. Bennett has a   position  st the C P. R. Hotel.  On   .Salurday hist iu the hospital  secretary*! office, Mias Mitchell waa  presented by the directors with a  token of esteem in the form of an  elegant set of table cutlery and  silver.  One of llie moil common ailments lhat  Imnl ���������������Lin;- people nte afflicted with is  lame bark.  Apply l.l.nmbri Inin's I .initnent  twice a  il.i\     lilld     ������   itfc    ill--   part*   Hi"  roughly al r��rli application, nml you   will  gel quick relief.    Foi "tic hy nil dealori.  PROFESSIONAL AND  \      BUSINESS CARDS  BURNE & TEMPLE  Solicitors,  Notaries Public,  Conveyancers, etc.  KELOWNA, :: B.C.  R. B. KERR  Barrister  and Solicitor,  Notary Public.  KELOWNA, :: B. C  (    I larvey, B.A., Sc, C.E., D.L.S.. B.C.L.S.,  and B.C.L.S.  CHARLES   HARVEY,  CIVIL  ENClNEER  and   LAND  SURVEYOR.  Kelowna,    li. C.  I'liona 147. P.O. Box 2JI  RICHARD H.  PARKINSON  .BRITISH COLUMBIA LAND  SUKVEYON.  CIVIL ENGINEER  I'.O. BOX   137  KELOWNA  Dr. J. W. Nelson Shepherd  DENTIST  P, 0, Mux lltfl     . Thune 00  Corner Peneozi Street and  Lawrence Avenue.  Mr. 15. (i. MEYRICK  Kr. alves Pupil, al hi. Studio in lha MORRISON  BLOCK for Lasson. In  PIANOFORTE, VIOLIN, OliOAN,  SINGINIi and HARMONY  1 yean previous experience   Will pity for dunces  Address Box 257, Kelownn, B.C.  C0LLETT BROS.  LIVERY AND DRAY  Horses bought and sold on commission. Dray meets all C.P.R.  boats. All kinds of heavy team  work. 'Plione 20.  JOHN CURTS  CONTRACTOR ��, BUILDER  Plans and Spec locations Prepared  and estimates given (or publicBuild-  ings.Tov/n and Country Residences  JO] IN CURTS, KELOWNA  PHONE No. 93  W. T. ASHBRIDGE  CIVIL ENGINEER  Aiioc. Mem. C��n. Soc. C. E        Crodukl* Toronto  University  Wntfrwotki "'id Sow��r��nr Syilenn, Pumpim and  I aifntfal Planti. Cniicrcte Con-  ���Iturtion, etc.  KELOWNA, :: B.C.  PIANOFORTE  MR.   HAKOLI)   TOD   BOYD  sliil;i.tioiier Royal Collage   oi   Musi  rid lately  Just About Now is the Right Time  lo cull in and renew your subscription to the "Record.'   x ���  '.ahibtuener poyal i adage  ..1  Musi.-, nnd lalal]  villi K.n.lriclc  ryne,   Mm, Due, Organist ..I it..  C.lhadial,  M.mUstr,,  frig.,  RECEIVES  PUPILS  Al lli. Studio, Tronch Block, Kalowna  Mu.i-    of   .vety   description   supplied.  P.O   os437.  MATERNITY NURSE  I--.xpeiiei.c-d  CASKS  TAKEN  IN  HOME  Apply  Mrs. JARVIS, Ellis Street  S. W. THAYER,  D.V.S.  VETERINARY SUR0B0N  (Gradual. McGill Unlv.rsllr)  Residence i   GLENN   AVENUE  (E��it   "I   Ethal  Street)  Mi-siages   may   be   led   at   llie   office   nf  Me.sr.. Kattsnbury i\ William.  STANLEY H0DKINS0N,  A.K.C.O.  A...u isle ol llie Royal College olUiu.nisle, London  PROCESSOR OK MUSIC  .Subject. : Piano, Organ, Voico Production  *   and Singing.  Apply Box 1'if*. Kelowna.  31.34  20th Century Shoe  Repairing Shop  BERNARD  AVENUE  All  Kinds  of  Boots and  Shoes Repaired Promptly  I .allies' and   Genl.'  Rubber   Heel,  of llie Be.l Makes  J. A. Bigger  BUILDER and CONTRACTOR  Plant and Estimates Furnished  Residence,    10  Lawrence Ave.  PHONE 9��  P. BURNS & Co., Ltd.  Wholesale and Retail  MEAT MERCHANTS  Fresh Meat Daily  Full supply of Hams and Bacon  Fresh Fish in season  W. LUDLOW, Manager  KELOWNA  Phone 135  GLENMORE FRUIT LANDS  Situated within one half mile of town, and being  about loo feet above the lake, it commands a beautiful view of the town, l>ke and surrounding country.  Ideal Fruit Soil. Abundance of Water.  Close to Town and Market.  There is only one GLENMORE. Don't miss the opportunity of selecting a few acres of this desirable  property.  If you wish a cheap building lot or an acre of land call on us and we will  show you our sub-division  d   WOODLAWN   ���  Just four blocks from the centre of tbe town.     Prices low.    Terms easy,  monthly payments if so desired.  Fire Insurance  We represent only tbe best board companies.  The Central Okanagan Lands, Ltd.  KELOWNA. B.C.  THE  Royal Bank of Canada  HEAD OFFICE    -    Montreal, Quebec.  NEW YORK OFFICE . 65, Willi.m St.     LONDON OFFICE (En,.) . ->. U.nkBI.I,.. H,i..c...bi  Capital Paid Up   -   $6,200,000     Reserves   -   $7,200,000  Total Assets over     -     $109,000,000  -   Bank by Mail   -  Accounts can be opened and operated by mail,    Write for particulars, we shall  be glad to explain.  THE  SECRET OF  WEALTH  lies in these four letters  S  ��� A  E  Start  a  Saving.   Account   lo-day.     Depo.it   regularly  and   watch it  grow.  Deposits of   One Dollar and upwards received.  Secure one of our SAFETY DEPOSIT BOXES and ol-- r���  valuables beyond peril or danger of r"e-  Lodged in absolutely fireproof safe.  KELOWNA BRANCH VERNON BRANCH  H. F. REES, Manager W. A. BUTCHART, Mgr.  Branches ad correspondents throughout the world,  The Pleasures of a Motor Boat  depend almost entirely on the motor. If your motor is  a satisfactory one, doing good service with a minimum  of trouble, then you need not fear getting your money's  worth out of the healthful pleasure of motor-boating.  Specify the  Roberts  Motor  In  your  new  boat H   By special arrangement  we are  able  to  offer these motors at a discount of 20 per  cent, during the month of August  See J. R. CAMPBELL  Or call  in " Record" office for descriptive booklets  'J . Thursday, August 8  Orchard Gitij Record  What to  h To-night  How often you ask yourself the question ; " What  shall 1 do to-night ? "  We have the answer in a  famous line of popular  novels at  75c. a copy  This is a representative  line in which you will  find the best stories by  the best writers.  Come In and Examine Them  Be entertained some night  1I Willits & Co.  )RUGG1STS and STATIONERS  Kelowna,     B. C.  ! HONE 19  $2,500        $2,500  IN PRIZES  Vote Standing  " Vernon News " Great  Prize  Voting Contest  Vote.  Edith Chiswell, Vernon -130,000  Mrs. Laura Saundeis, Ver.- 11,000  Haltie Wilson. Vernon. -122,000  J. M. McCarrigle, Vernon -120,000  Gretr Hart, Vernon - - - 96,000  Dorothy Oliver, Vernon - 1,000  Winnefred Hillier, Vernon- 66,000  Mrs. Rachael Pratt, Vernon 3,000  J. Jim, Vernon - - '- 1.000  Mra. J. Traynor, Armstrong 27,000  Norman F. Robb. Ok. Falls 62,000  Olive Robinson, Salm. Arm 23,000  Daisy Sewell, Enderby - -129.000  Ethel Brown,Summerland 122,000  Miss C. McDougal, Pchl'd 48,000  Mrs. P. Brooke, Kelowna - 86,000  W. S. Bouyette, Kelowna - 16,000  Mrs. H. Conlin, Ok. L'ndg 11,000  Pearl Elliott, Kelowna- - 21,000  Ida Flemming, R. R. No. I 21,000  B. E. Palfney, R. R. No. 2 - 11.000  Alice Kieratead, Penticton -   6,000  DAVIES & MATHIE  Ladies' and  Gents' Tailors  PENDOZI STREET  Repairing and Pressing  promptly attended to.  A vast amount of ill l.eitltli i. due to impaired digeation. When the stomach fail,  to perform ita function, properly the whole  system become, deranged. A few doaea  of Chamberlain'a Tablet, i. all you need.  They will strengthen your digeation, in-  vigorate your liver, and regulate your  bowel., entirely doing away with that  miaerable feeling due to faulty digeation.  Try it. Many other, have been permanently cured���why not you? For aale by  all dealer..  O.K. LUMBER CO., Ltd.  re n ow completely equipped to  supply all your lumber   needs  We have now a large stock of  local and coast  ROUGH AND FINISHING LUMBER  of   high-grade quality   and   in  splendid condition.  A complete line of  DOORS AND WINDOWS  LATH AND SHINGLES  It will be worth your while repairing  your old harness if you entrust the  job to Tomlinson.    He will repair  it properly and promptly  He .will Repair Anything Made of Leather  GEORGE THOMUNSON  Harness Maker -- KELOWNA  Next to Dreamland  Cheap Fares for Fruit Pickers  Ihe fruit crop in the Okanagan  district tliia season will exceed that  of all previous years in consequence  of the gteally increased area of  land under cultivation, and it will  be good news lo growers to learn  that Mr. R. M. Winslow', of the  horticultural branch of the department of agriculture, has received  an intimation from Mr. H. W.  Brodie, general passenger agent for  the Pacific coast, that special  reduced fares will be granted by  the C.P.R. to fruit pickers going  into that district this month.  Foreseeing the increased crop,  the B.C. Fruit Growers' Association  approached the railwav to aid  them in providing sufficient labor  to cope with it and this concession  is in answer to their appeal. Parties-  of not less than ten can, by paying  for a second-class ticket one way,  obtain a return ticket irom all  points between Vancduver and  Calgary to the Okanagan. These  tickets will be procurable between  August I and 20, and the return  halves are good up to the 30th of  November.  Mr. Winslow states that special  preparations are being made by  the principal fruit growers to provide suitable accommodation for  tlieit employees, and some are  making special arrangements for  the reception of women fruit-  pickers. It is hoped in this way to  popularize fruit picking among all  people who can spare the time to  undertake this work, and at the  same time spend an enjoyable two  months in the healthiest occupation possible and one which will  be well remunerated.  Municipal Commission  Coming  The provincial government has  appointed Messrs H. A. MacLean,  K. C, Victoria ; W. H. Keary, New  Westminister; and A. E. Bull, Vancouver, as a municipal commission  which will enquire fully into the  working of various forms of municipal government in the province,  will listen to any 'complaints and  be pleased to teceive any suggestions looking to the betterment of  civic adminstration. The commissioners desire all who are interested in these matters to be in attendance at the meetings and present  their views.  . The commissioners will then go  east, visiting the principal cities in  eastern Canada, and afterwards  will go to Des Moines, . Galveston  and other points in the United  States where government by commission is in operation, for the pur  pose of ascertaining how it is working. Boards of control will be a  subject of inqtiiiy in eastern Canada.  The Commission will hold its  first session at Victoria on August  12 and 13, its itinerary as at present arranged being as follows:  Victoria, Aug. 12 and 13, government buildings; Nanaimo, August  15; Vancouver, Aug. 26, 2 7,28 and  29; New Westminster, Aug. 30 and  31; Kamloops, Sept. 2; Vernon,  Sept. 3; Kelowna, Sept. 4; Summer-  land, Sept. 5; Penticton, Sept. 6;  Grand Forks, Sept. 7; Rossland,  Sept. 10; Nelson, Sept. I I; Cran-  brook, Sept. 13; Revelstoke. Sept. 16  " Were al) medicine, a. meritorious aa  Chamberlain'. Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea  Remedy the world would be much better  off and the percentage of suffering greatly  decreased,'' writes Lindsay Scott, of Temple, Ind.   For aale by all dealers.  " 1 waa cured of diarrhoea by one dose  of Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy," write. M. E. Gebhardt,  Oriole, Pa. There is nothing better. For  aale by all dealers.  A Photograph  of the Children  will be a pleasure now and  a delight to you in years to  come. Your absent friends,  too, will appreciate such a  picture.  Bring the little ones down to  GRAY'S STUDIO  ROWCLIFFE   BLOCK  Jl specially Is made of child studies  Open Thurs., Friday & Saturday,  From 10 ull 5  Take Home  a Souvenir  Visitors to Kelowna will find  the newest in Souvenir? at  our  store,   and   we   would  direct your attention especially to our Spoons.  A    Stirling    Silver   Coffee  Spoon  with  Knox  Presbyterian   Church   cut   in   the  bcvl   al   $1   up.    Nothing  nicer   or   more   useful   to  remind   you   of  your  visit  to the " Lucerne of British  Columbia."   ,  Your inspection invited.  W.M. PARKER &C0.,rj.tt/.:  Crowley Block - Box 316. Bernard Ave-.  All repairs absolutely guaranteed  The GREENHOUSES  RICHTER STREET  (Between Pre.byteri.n & new English churches)  Perennial! (in variety)  Cut Flowers  On sale .In, at Mr Knowles* Jewelry Slore  Pot Plants  F��rni,   Betfoniai,  Coleni,   Lantinaa,  Cyclamen, tVc.    -    15-25 centi.  Orderi taken for bulbi [or fall flower inn  PALMER & R0GERS0N - Box 117  Telephone   -   88  Selling Fast  If you want to invest a little money where it  will   pay you a good   profit see me quickly.  1 Have the Exclusive Agency  for a choice Sub-division only one block west of the  C.N.R. station site, and one which in the natural  order of things is bound to rapidly increase in val  Close-in Property  such as this will soon be hard to get. If you are  wise you will buy while the prices are low. The  lots front on Cawston Avenue, Clement Avenue,  Coronation Avenue and Ethel Street.  Every Lot Level, Good Soil,'  and Excellent Building Location  Lots 40ft. by 123ft, 40ft. by 139 ft, 445 ft by 143 ft.  Prices:   $300,   $325   and   $350  Terms $25 down, balance $15 a month at 7 per cent, interest.  The Lots are being snapped up quickly  and  in  a very short time   the   opportunity  will be  gone to   get such close-in   property at the  price.  GEO. HILL  Real Estate and Insurance  Room 8, Crowley Block. P. O. Box 470.  KELOWNA      -      B.C  Other People will NEVER know  that your store is full of first-class goods if you  don't  advertise and  tell them.    That's logical.  Think it over, then come in and see us.  J. M. CROFT  Bootmaker.  All kinds of Repairs  BERNARD AVENUE,  KELOWNA.  City of Kelowna  COURT OF REVISION  NOTICE is hereby given that llie fir.t  .itting of tlie Annual Court of Revision of  the Municipality of the City of Kelowna  will he held in the Council Chamber,  Bernrarl Avenue, Kelowna, B.C., on Thur..  day, the Twenty-second day of August,  1912, at ten o'clock in the forenoon, for  the purpose of hearing complaint, against  the Assessment a. mnde hy the Assessor,  and for revising aud correcting ihe assessment roll.  C. H. DUNN,  City Clerk.  City Clerk'. Office,  Kelowna, B.C.,  July 15th, 1912. 34-8  Auction Sale  at ihe Office of jy  Rattenbury& Williams   on    Saturday. August 10  at 2 o'clock p.m.  Fine Old English Furniture  and New Bedding,  Oil Paintings & Ornaments  J. C. STOCKWELL  Auctioneer  Dr.  MATHISON  will be out of town until  about the middle of August  Which kind of a culvert  does your waggon cross ?  DOKS the road you use pun over rickety,  dangerous wooden culverts, that are col).  stantly in need of repairs ami often washed  away entirely.'  ()r is it carried safely across the low  places by modern, cvcrlustinftculvertt?  Huikl your  CULVERTS OF CONCRETE  which   not   only cannot  be   washed   away, but  actually grow stronger with age and use.  Every farmer owes il to himself In ittatsl trial ihe  money he pays fur road-taiei he spent to the beat a.ban  tune. A i a ratepayer, he is entitled to the heal Mads thai  can be made with lhat money. When ctilvem are washed  outj Mid the roadrendered impassable, he not only sutlers  Inconvenience hut may also be :-.iuscd financial loss by  inability to gel neressary supplies in time for ibring planting. And at best, with wooden culverts, pan ot the money  that should be used tu make better roads must be spent  every year for repalrl.  Insist upon Concrete Culverts  It will pa) you and everybody else in your county.  Canada Cement Company Limited  505 Harald Uuilding, Montreal  T KT ii> send you .  cvpy 1.1 our Ires  took, " What Ihe  Farmer Can Do  Wilh Concrete."  Mil to IcMH   I lull      I - The Orchard City Record.  Thur8dat), August 8  Big Bargains  in Crockery  OR  Friday and Saturday only  We have bought a consignment of crockery  at   a   big snap,  and   intend   to  clear  the  entire lot out on  Friday and Saturday at  prices that will make you smile  Looi\ al these prices.  REGULAR      SPECIAL  per do/. per.do  Gilt Cups and Saucers-    $1.85 $1.15  Gilt Tea Plates  -        -      1.50 90c.  Gilt Dinner Plates      -      1.75 1.15  Gilt Soup Plates-        -      1.75 1.15  Come Early to  Telephone   -   35  L.  WANTED! I  'A Cent! per word. Tirsl insertion anil  1 Cent per word each cubsequeiit  insertion, minimum 25 ents.  LOST  Buy Filly;   2 years old;   branded   HR  left   liind.quarter, near 'tail.    $*>   paid   to  anyone returning same to R. E, Harriss,  Fiva Bridget, Kelowna. 34tf  PIPE LAYERS  WANTED  The B, P. Little Construction Co. liavr  positions   open    for   aevrral    rxperienced  (fluent   I'ipr   Laveia.     tiood   wagefl and  Htcinlv employment!   Inquire at pipe yard  or   al   (own ntlire  of   llie Soutli   Kelownn  Und Co., Limited. 36-7  TO RENT  Cement brick House on Kills itreet, next  lnil   one   lo   Baptist   church.     Possession  August Int. Rent $K) o month. Lease i  will ha given foi one or two yean. Apply  G, A Elslier. Crowley Block. 35tf    I  TEACHER WANTED  fpr North Kelowna School (three miles I  from krlowna post office)     Second-clati |  certificate   preferred.     Duties   to   begin  Septembei 1st.   Apply C. C, Prowse, Sec.  lionnl ol School trustees, Glenmore.  35.7  FOR SALE  I leavy Dull Gelding, 1,600 Iba.     lame.  Hou.ton, Rutland, 17-18  FOR BAT< HINC  1 ot 46.fl, by   I ID li. i"  rent.   In  city  limit,     lent ot attack pormiaaable.   Good  (or vegetable garden ;   $'' montb.   Applv  R. F, C Kelowna. 17  FOR SALE  Pony, I Unless and (art. 1'ony ia quiet  lo ride or drive. Carl nnd harness are in  ip.od   funning  order.    PnCfl   and   further  particulari apply Box H-t, kelowna.     37tf  NOTICE  The Lefevre estate will nol Le responsible   foi   debts contracted  without orders  ft on.  the executors, or an  arrangement  with thrni lot ii line   of   credit     Ihe OXO  tutors alone have authoijly to sell stock or  farm produce.  FOR SALE  A quantity ol hue timothy I lay.  By Older of the Executors,  17-40 per D.I LOYD-JONES.  THREE  ACRES   OF   LAND  FOR SAI E  Phis   land   is   pari   ol   HIh.Ic   Mountain  School Site and opposite Methodist churrli  I nt Rutland.     lenders to he in by August  1 I uli. I owesl or any tendei not necessarl!)  . accepted       loroin. hall tush, Imlance tn lie  hi i an) i d  Apply S. (IRA1), Secretary,  W--7 Rutland.  Thank You  I hat is what we  want to say because  BUSINESS IS  GOOD  and you   have  all   helped  to  make it so  THE PEOPLE'S STORE  I leadquarters for ihe Economical Buyer  Hot Weather Prices Prevail  It  will l)f licit  In Annual lor llie Krirulln.  Be sure you make yourself comfortnbln for ihe IiIk event.   Tlie stock of  Summer Clothing  on Ii.iikI is i.lill more roinnletr  7  8E7��Ke^j.  H   if  SHIRTS  Wool Taffeta - $4 and $5 values for $3.25  U. G, R, Regatta       - - $1.25 to $3.00, very special  Silk Stripe Flute        - - $1.75 values for $1.25  Raw Silk Negligee   - - $3.75     ���      ���    $3.00  |ap. Taffeta, pure white - $3.25     ���      ���    $2.75  I lave you seen  our special  Raw Pongee  Night  Gowns  and  n -'^mas  Tr.  ouseis  Cream Serge  $''>.r>0 foi R40  ( renin Seine, Blai k  Stripr,  $5.50 for $4.50  Cream ITnnnel  $4.00 foi $3.25  Grey Flannel  $3.75 for $3.00  Wliile Duck  $2.00, $1.75, $1.25  An   extra   special   in  Men's  Hose  lliat  won't   last   lon��  35c. to  75c. values  (or  3 for $1.00  o��� Ltd., have purchased the Grocery Department of our  have not taken over our Grocery Book Debts. All  ��� 31 st are payable lo us al the old stand.  AWSON, LIMITED  Dry Goods, 314;     Office, 143.  /  Our Service  has not been so  good as we hope  it  Will Be  when we get  straightened around  Thoroughly  and then it will  be  Improved  Let  us  suggest   that   you use  for a change  Heinz Baked Beans  in Tomato Sauce  We   have   them   in   sizes  1 5c. 25c. & 35c. cans  Only a minute to heat them  up, and���  " Are they appetizing ? "  "Well, I guessI"  The McKenzie Co.   r-Limited   1 2 Acres in heart of Rutland  District, for sale at $275.     Easy terms.  2 Lake Frontage Lots  for $500 each.  4 Lots with Bearing Trees  Good assortment of fruit.   $350 each, terms.  Remember  LAKESIDE  is the best buying in Kelowna  F. R. E. DeHART  Sole Agent    -    KELOWNA  The GREENHOUSES  RICHTER STREET  (Between Presbyterian & new F.ngli.lt ehuirhe.)  Perennials (in variety)  Cut Flower*  On naif also al Mr. Knowles' Jewelry Store  Pot Plants  Fern*,   Begonia..,   Colena,   Lantanas,  Cyclamen, Ace. 15-25 cents. >  Orders taken for bulbs (or fall flowering  PALMER & R0GERS0N ��� Box 117  Telephone   -   88  RECORD  JOB  PRINTING  DEPT.  :--mmk\. '  /mm  The Gurney-Oxford  is prompt  No matter what conies or gou-  meals we muit have.  The preparation of meals comes round three times  a day.  i   Every housewife wants to know that she can depend  |   en her stove absolutely; she wants to know that there  is no element of chance or likelihood of mishap in her  cooking arrangements;   that meals   will be   ready  promptly on time..  The Gurney Economizer is an r.ssurance against  accident and mishap in cooking. It h a simple device  and found only on the Gurney-Oxford. One lever  controls everything. The fire con Lo fclowed down  for hours and revived in a few minutes. An arrangement of flues makes the Gurr.sy-Oxford Oven always  uniformly heated���the Gurney-Oxford Oven is never  to blame 1 It will make a good cook a better cook; it  does more than its share towards making every meal  a success and a pleasure;  D. LECKIE   -  Kelowna

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