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 JAN Si  VOL V.  NO. 8.  ftetotb  KELOWNA. BRITISH COLUMBIA, THURSDAY, JAN. 16, 1913.  $1.50 Per Annum.  (Meeting of  City Council  ieneral Wind-Up of Buiiness  for the Year  The council assembled for its  egular meeting Monday morning  with a full attendance,     .  A letter waa raad from Dr. Mat-  hison asking for reapproval of  plans of a subdivision certificate of  title for which had been delayed.  From the Imperial Oil Co. re  payment of cash for oil purchased  y the city.  From the secretary of the local  B. P. C. A. enclosing the following  resolution: " That the Society requests the city council, to make  Vety careful enquiry into the way  In which dogs are killed in the city  pound, and to see that the killing  vas done by a perfectly competent  berson in the most painless man-.  per possible."  Mayor Jones announced that the  fity had again submitted its unsold  debentures to brokers in Montreal  t had not received any satisfac-  .' offers, and it was not deemed  Advisable to place any of them on  sle yet  Aid. Sutherland hinted that it  vould be wise for the new coun-  > get it* assessment out early so  i not to have to borrow money  or current expenses, using all borrowing powers to carry the deben-  Chief Sutherland submitted his  nonthly report showing 38 cues  1 a total of $280 in fines. The  "  report  submitted   at the  na time gave a total of 216 cases  r the year.  The lease of the site in the park  i th* Aquatic  Association  came  i again and this time waa finally  Iseed by the council.  Tha Bianch S*wi**��� By-law 123  vas finally passed. '���  There wa* considerable ditcus-  lion on the new Building By-law  126, which wae finally pasaed.  Mayor Jones aaid that as the  Auditor's report for the year had  t yet been submitted it would  i necessary to neat again Satur-  > morning.  adjourning th*   Mayor  aid that as that waa probably the  t meeting in which the whole  F the present council would be  isembled together, he would like  i thank the members for their at.  ion and attendance at the meet-  i during the past year.   There  d been a good many  knotty  oblems to deal with, and it had  *nt very often a great sacrifice  ? their own business affairs to at-  end to the work of the commit-  Aid. Raymer and Aid. Black-  wood ware not Seeking honors this  krear. He appreciated the valuable  Assistance they had given the coun-  ".   Aid. Raymer's advice and ex-  irience had been most useful.  til health had not been good and  lie hoped he would be batter for  lhe rest.   Aid. Blackwood'* health  loo had given anxiety to his friends  peveral times and he hoped he  vould improve.  Aid. Blackwood and Aid. Ray-  ner responded suitably.  A vote of thank* was passed to  lie Press for the fair and unprejudiced way in which the rheet-  iijj of the council had been re-  orted during the yeer to which  1r. John Leathley replied.  The city clerk and office staff  knd staff of the power house were  > made th* subject of commend-  _ory resolutions.  The meeting then adjourned until Saturday morning.  Next Sunday afternoon at the  Celowna Brotherhood meeting in  he Baptist church. Mr. Fulton of  public school will give a paper  Greater Britain " to be follow.  id by a discussion. These meetings ar* being well attended this  ���eason and great interest is being  ihown in the discussions.  The annual general meeting of  lhe Kelowna Board of Trade will  take place in Raymer's Small Hall  on Tuesday, January 21, at 8 p.m.  Reports on the year's work will be  presented and officers elected for  |9I3. Members are requested to  ittend and come in good time so  hat the business ef the evening  nay not be unduly protracted.  Municipal  Election  Results  Plebiscite Decide* Against a  Hotel in Park  There seems to have been a  great reluctance to take up the  duties of the council this year, and  Nomination Day produced no  fresh candidate* other than those  who had been announced at the  public meeting. Mayor Jones was  unopposed for another year of that  office, and there was Ho election  in the North Ward; Aid. D. W.  Sutherland and S. C. Cosens being  returned unopposed.  The following is a summary of  the polling which took place today:  For Mayor;  JONES. J. W by acclam.  NorthWard:  SUTHERLAND. D. W., by acclam.  COSENS, S.C by acclam.  South Ward:  COPELAND. R. A 126-elect.  THOMPSON. J. N 120-elect.  CALDER, W. B. M I M���elect.  TAYlORjEiA, 110-elect.  Millie, KH^?.  63  The Hotel Question  The voting on the question of  the hotel on the lake shore was  decisive enough to leave no doubt  as to the opinion of the electors  on the three questions propounded. The voting, although it had  been referred to a*.�� " plebiscite "  waa not-such, in a legal s��nae, but  only an effort on the part of the  council, in response to a request  from the Board of Trade, to find  out fhe feeling of the people on  the scheme, before taking more  definite steps, which would have  meant a special bill before the legislature to acquire power to dispose of publie property for such a  purpose. .  The result of the vote was ���*  follow*:  QUESTION No. I.���Ar* you in  favor of a hotel being erected on  the property of the People's Trust  Company at the entrance to the  park?  YES 56.   NO 122.  QUESTION No. 2.-Are you in  favor of th* city exchanging the  triangular parcel of land now held  by tha People'* Trust Company for  an equal amount of land in a rectangular form >  YES 61.  NO 115.  QUESTION No. 3.���Are you in  favor of the city telling a portion  of the City Park for hotel purposes)  YES 46.   NO 129.  Th* total poll recorded on the  matter from both ward* wa* 191.  An unusual feature of th* election  wa* that there were no spoilt ballot*.  The Kelowna Merchant* Aocia-  tion held it* adjourned annual  meeting on Tuesday when officers  were elected as follows:  Pres.'���Geo. A. Meikle.  Vice-Pres.���K. F. Oxley.  Sec.-Treas.--G. A. Washburn.  Director*.���F. S. Coates, D. W.  Sutherland, D. Leckie, Geo. McKenzie, R. F. Morrison.  Mr. and Mrs, W. H. Parker had lha  mat miiforti.no to Iom their little five-  week-old baby boy last Ttiur.d��y (rom  complication, following a fold.  Cue. Boline, < blacksmith at Geo. Chow'.  camp on tha Kettle Valley railroad wm  blown te piece, but Thunder by aa unexpected explosion of dynamite. Hi.  remain, will be sent by to-morrow', boat  to hie home at Fraeao, Cal.  The death took place last Thursday of  Jemes Tho.. Graham, a well-known figure  ���a town. He waa 65 yeara of age and waa  barn at Halifax, N.S. He came to Kelowna four yeara ago and .invested in acreage  on the north aid* which he eventually  iubdivided. The funeral took place on  Wednesday, service being held in the  Bapti.t church. Ha leave, a wife and  family.  Annual Meeting of  Council and Citizens  City'* Lett Year'*.Record Waa One of Marked  Progress and Development  There wa* a fairly large attend-  enqe at the annual meeting of  ratepayers last Friday evening  when the mayor and aldermen  met the the citixens in the customary way to give an account of the  year's wprk. Mr. D. Leckie took  the chair.  Aid. Blackwood chairman of the  Park* committee should have been  the first to address the meeting,  but from ill-health he waa unable  to be present.  Aid. Raymer said it was not his  intention to make a speech. He  would like however to thank the  electors for the magnificent vote  they gave him at the last election.  Although he had been unable to  canvas in any way he had had the  highest vote of all. He was not  running for office thia year as he  found it took more time than he  could spare,and he wished to keep  himself free for other duties.  There was an expectant hush as  Aid. Millie advanced to the plat-  for all felt that the temperature of  the meeting would go up at once.  He disclaimed, however, any intention to make a speech, and regretted that the mayor had not  seen fit to speak first as he would  have liked to hear him explain the  financial statement, which, he understood, had only been out a few  minutes.  Referring to the Fire Protection  and Building's Committee of which  be had been chairman, he said he  W*l pleased to note that there had  been one-third less fires during the  year, and the council had also  ���pent less on fire protection, the  actual amount being $66236. He  referred to the neglect of the fire  engine, which had been left out  unprotected from the weather during hia visit to the Old Country,  thereby causing a depreciation  which he estimated to be not  less than $500 or $600. He had  seen that the engine was placed  under cover when he got back,  but the Light and Water committee  had thrown it out again.  Coming to his work on the Light  and Water committee, he said that  one of his statement* as a candidate last year waa that he would  reduce the cost of electric light.  Aid. Sutherland and he had given  that reduction, and still had a large  surplus. If he was elected this  year he would give a still further  reduction, as he did not believe in  the council getting too much profit  from the undertaking.  Thi* year'* council, continued  Aid. Millie, were taking a plebiscite  on the question of a hotel iu the  Park. There was no doubt that a  hotel wa* badlv needed, but as to  where it wa* to be located was  another proposition. Some thought  it should be in the park, some  otherwise. If the plebiscite decided for the park he would vote for  the park, but if went against it, he  would vote against it. He would  be guided entirely by the wish of  th* people.  Some of hi* suggestions of last  year had not been carried out, instancing hi* proposal to regulate  by by-law the sale of wood and  food. If elected he would be  strongly in favor of a plumbing  by-law, a* were in danger of having an insanitary to.vn in spite of  the sewerage if the plumbing was  not done right.  The city wa* going pretty strong  in its expenditure on sewerage,  whioh was costing a great deal  more than the original estimates.  Still, they couldn't help it. The  citv must have a sewerage systen.  anyway.  Some people had called him a  kicker in the council. He certainly had kicked when he had seen a  reason. He had been independent, and no matter how big a corporation had come to him he had  opposed it if it was in the wrong.  He made reference to his large  interests in the town and expressed  his faith in Kelowna'a future, looking forward to a great time for  1913, He was going to be a candidate again this year and asked  for support at the election.    He  was sorry to see Aid. Raymer  dropping out this year as he had  been an invaluable member.  The chairman then called upon  Aid. Copeland. Mr. Leckie referred to the action of the Business  Men's Association who had interviewed a number of men with a  view to inducing them to become  candidates for the city council.  Aid. Copeland, he understood,  had been so asked and had consented to stand for a further term.  Aid. Copeland admitted that he  had been induced by several of  the business men to stand again  for the south ward. He had been  alderman for two years and had  the honor of working on several  important committees. Last year  he had been chairman of the Parks  committee and been on the Fire  and Buildings Committee. This  year he had had charge of the  Board of Works and alao been  connected with the Building committee,  The Board of Works was one of  the most important and exacting  committees in the council, and its  duties were increasing rapidly  every year. There had been  scarcely a meeting of the council  when there had not been one or  two subdivision plans to consider.  Nine miles of new streets had been  added thia year, making over forty  miles. .  (He recalled the deplorably muddy state of the streets last spring  due to the heavy snowfall and  ruin. The first thing the committee  had done was to search for some  better material than the shale rock  which had been used, but though  they had travelled up and down  the Jake they had been unable to  find rock in sufficient quantity to  make it worth while taking hold  of it.  In Mr. Ashbridge's report on the  sewerage scheme, the presence of  beds of gravel at the aewage  farm had been mentioned. Teat  pit* had been sunk and gravel  beds found which the city was  very fortunate in possessing.  The committee had often met,  continued Aid.'Copeland, to discuss the proper method of handling street work and as chairman  he had stood out for the plan of  not spending one dollar on a street  until it had been properly graded.  On almost every strict on which  anything had been done a profile  had been obtained and a proper  grade eatablished.  This year more money had been  spent on streets that in any previous year, and there would be  more from now on. The work had  been confined chiefly to a few  streets, in the belief that it waa  better to put the main thoroughfares into ahape so that farmers  could get their produce into town.  Water atreet, Ellis street Gaston  and Smith avenues had received  most attention, Ellis street had  taken a large amount of material  owing to its being very uneven.  The greater part of the gravelling  this year had been done on the  north side of town. With the  assistance ot Aid. Taylor, the  council had managed to get Pendozi atreet widened, and to-day it  was a very creditable street. Harvey avenue had been graded and  fixed as an alternative route into  town to Bernard avenue. He regretted that funds had not permitted the finishing of Glenn avenue,  which, however, had been left  partly to allow the sewer to go in  first.  During the spring a great deal  of work had been done on the  north side in draining the streets.  It had been necessary to dig aeveral ditchea and put in a lot of tile  drains and culverts which would  not be necessaay another year.  At the last municipal meeting  he had expressed himself as in  favor of a paid commissioner to  look after public works and he  had not changed his views since  then. The city had got to the size  when it should have a paid man  responsible for the work, and he  felt sure that a man with experi  ence would more than save hia  wages. Such a commissioner  would carry out the orders of the  council. The work was altogether  more than aldermen could be expected to do. The day had gone  by when men went into the council for the honor of the thing, and  the city could not expect to get  the best men on that body unless  they had someone to take some of  the burden of detail work from  their shoulders.  He referred in appreciative  terms to the work of the Fire  Brigade boys and the efficient  service they rendered to the city-  If elected for another year he  pledged himself to do his very  best for the town. Kelowna would  go ahead during the next year  or two, and they muat get busy  and work together in the right  spirit, taking advantage of what  nature had done to make this one  of the best cities in B.C.  He was in favor of having a  city hall. The time had come  when the city should have a build,  ing of its own with a vault in  which could be atored the many  valuable papers which had accum  ulated, the loss of which by fire  would be a serious inconvenience  to the city. They were not paying  much rent for offices but it would  pay interest and sinking fund on a  considerable sum of money.  The work of the council this  year had been rendered pleasant  by the agreeable co-operation of  the members. Mavor Jones had  been ready to help at all times,  and Aid. Sutherland's knowledge  of municipal matters had been  invaluable. He was sorry that Aid.  Raymer, who had been a moat  useful member, had found it necessary to withdraw. He thanked the  public for their support in the paat  and left the result of the coming  election in their hands.  Following some remarks of the  chairman, Aid. Copeland rose to  his feet again to give the following  figures. During the year $11,718  had been spent on atreet work,  $1,782 on new streets. Some 12,-  000 yards of gravel had been put  on at less cost than previous years  less than 75c per yard.  Aid. Taylor, chairman of the  finance committee, waa next in  order, but declined to make any  formal speech, his few remarks being more or leas in a jocular vein.  He said the council had been  hampered at one time by shortness  of money, but the banks had come  forward all right now. Some of  the aldermen had been worried  over the atate of affairs, but he believed the banks had worried more,  (laughter)  He believed he was going to  stand again for alderman, but he  waa not particularly anxioua for  the job. There waa a good deal  of honor and glory to be got, of  course, but a great deal of work  besides.  Aid. D. W. Sutherland said that  last year when he addressed the  annual meeting on a matter relating to the adminatration of justice  he had been very much misunderstood. He was now going to speak  on the aubject of water, but he did  not want any gentlemen addicted  to drink to think he was making  pointed reference to him. Such a  misunderstanding he said would  be just as unreasonable as the construction which was placed upon  his words last year.  Dealing first with the electric  ight department, Aid. Sutherland  said they started the year with 303  connections. During the twelve  month* 110 were added, an increase of 35 per cent, making a  total oj 413 connections. To make  these additional connections over  66.000 or Hi miles of wire had  been strung.  The water connections at the  beginning of the year were 217.  New connectiona numbered 167,  an increase of about 80 per cent.  20,487 feet of wood pipe were  used in these extensions, 5300 six  inch and 15,187 four-inch. Two-  thirds of this four miles of pipe  was laid in the north ward. The  water department had 31,000 feet  of pipe at the beginning of the  vear and the addition of 20,487  feet brought the total pipe laid to  roughly ten miles.  Following the practice of the last  two or three years the rates had  been reduced, and thia policv was  likely to be continued as every ex-  tenaion to the systems meant increased revenue,   The total rev.  enue for tho year from electric  light and power had been $18,-  219.84; from water, $6,268.30.  Even after reducing the rate a surplus of $2,768 was shown from the  combined plants (applause). Last  year's surplus was $2,100. Ihe  surplus was not over running expenses only, but after all interest  and sinking fund on debenture*  and all capital expenditures and a  reasonable amount for depreciation had been deducted. The total  value of the water and light plant  was $97,000, and the intereat find  sinking fund amounted to $6,862  annually and this amount had to  be paid befoie profit was figured.  As to the future, said Aid. Sutherland, some notes -might be interesting. The only addition which .  would be necessary next year at  the power hand would be a new  boiler which would' cost about  $2,000. The plant wbuld then be  large enough to supply the cily  with water, light and power lor  eighteen months or two yeara. By  that time a number of Diessel engines would probably be in operation in the district and the  committee would be able to judge  aa to their efficiency. A likely  addition to the water system would  be a reservoir into which a supply .  could be pumped during the light  load at night.  It was probable that the committee would recommend a further reduction in the light rale at  the beginning of the year, possibly  leducingitto 12 cents.  The following statistics showing  the city's financial progress since  incorporation were then thrown  upon the screen:  Growth of Assessment:  1906-$  353,710 I9I0-$I,3 76,963  1907- 528,965 1911- 1.413,580  1908- 905,015 1912- 3,320,425  1909- 1,048,610  Rale of Taxation:  1906-16$ mill*   1610-I9J..mlHeY  .190.7-15    ;,������,'" I9ll^f��r ,.' ���"  I908-I6i   ��� '    1912-181   ..  1909-271   ���  Before 1912 the value had been  levied on land and half the value  of improvements, but during the  paat year improvements had not  been taxed at all. Had the council followed the method of former  yeara the rate might have been  placed at two mills leas.  Growth of Rtotnuefrom Taxes:  1905 (part of year) $1,000  1906 $ 4,871  1907    6,884  1908  12,560  1909  22.807  1910  22,281  1911   22,936  1912  45.920  The Municipal Debt :  1906-$   9,500      I9I0-$I46500  1907- 48,000  1911- 182,500  1908- 68.000  1912- 314,500  1909- 125,000  In 1907 the increase was due to  borrowings for installing electric  light and water aystems ; l��(IH for  school landa and school buildinyH;  The annual general meeting nf  the Kelowna Hospital Societv ��ill  be held on Friday, January 24th.  in Raymer'a Hall, 3 p.m.  The Kelowna Musical & Dramatic Society are arranging another  entertainment for Tuesday, Ft b. 4.  The executive of the Kelowna  Poultry Association are desirous  of thanking all who contributed to  make the recent poultry ahow the  success it was financially and otherwise. The merchants responded  generously to the appeal for apecial  prizes, and great encouragement  was received from all quarters. The  reault of the show will no dnuKt  be seen in the greater interest  taken in the poultry industry and  the general improvement of the  stock kept.  On Monday evening next at the  Methodist church the fourth annual  missionary banguet will be held.  Dinner ia to be served at 6.30, the  programme of toasts and music tn  commence at 8 o'clock. Amongst  the speakers will be the Rev. F. W.  Hardv, M.A., B.D., and the Rev.  J. G. Brown, M.A. The latter will  preach at the Methodist church  on Sunday both morning and  evening. The Orchard Gity Record  IMtHrsctaH, Januart) 16  in   n i    '"i i   illi  7 HE ORCHA RDC1TY RECORD  Published every Thursday at the Q0ice,  Kelowna, B.C.  I )H.\ LEATHLEY. Editor and Proprietor.  Subscription $1.50 per annum.  To United Status $2.00 per annum.  Advertising  atts upon application.  ANNUAL MEETING OF  COUNCIL AND CITIZENS  Continued Irurn pun. I  in 1909, for park and power house.  Lust ye.ir the principal borrowings  had been for sewerage, school site  and new building, and extension  of water and light. I'he amount  given did not include money borrowed for sidewalks under the  Local Improvement By-law, which  i ame under a special fund.  The following comparative statement of school expenditures was  omitted from the slides shown but  may De given here. It includes  maintenance expense and interest,  and sinking fund on debentures :  105 $   732      1909 $ 7,220  1906 2,895      1910     8,827  1907 4,097      1911     11,012  1908 7.035      1912    16,769  Mayor Jones was the nextspeak-  er. He was pleased to see the  evidences ol interest in the council's work in the large crowd of  eitizens who had turned out to the  meeting. 1 he past year had been  a busy one, busier than any previous year in the history of the city.  In addition to frequent meetings of  the council the committees had  often met two or three times a day.  If the general public bad any idea  of the immense amount of work  involved in the duties of aldermen  there would be far less criticism,  and as the city grew more and  more time would have to be devoted to the work. Kelowna was  just at the difficult stage of emerging from the stale of a little village  and endeavoring to put on city  clothes. Practically half the time  of the aldermen and more than  half the time of the mayor was  given up to city work.  He briefly reviewed the events  of the year, mentioning the Irrigation convention and the visit of  the Duke of Connaught. in connection with the former the Mayor  especially commended the valuable  publicity work carried out by Dr.  Dickson.  Referring to the work of the  Parks committee he regretted the  continued illness of Aid. Blackwood and hoped his health would  soon show improvement. There  hid been $2,038 spent on the park  during th-? past year. Amongst  other work a space of four acres  had been cleared and levelled and  when seeded down would from  its beautiful view of the lake be  one of the finest playgrounds in  the province. The committee had  kept a man employed during the  year attending to the walks and  flower beds Next year he would  like to see a much larger amount  spent In clearing up some of the  sloughs so that the public could  get full benefit from the park. If  the council could get the power  he would like to see a substantial  sum of money borrowed for the  purpose. It waa the purpose of  the council to enlarge the cemetery  without del.iv as land adjoining  was being subdivided and sold at  high prices. He was pleased also  lo announce that the Kelowna Irrigation Co. had offered tu furnish  fiee of charge water (or the cemetery so that people could plant  flowers and beautify the graves.  1 le paid a high compliment to  the efficiency of the Fire Brigade  under the splendid managership of  ("hie! Jenkins. He did not know  where a better body could be  found than we had in Kelowna.  The citv had spent comparatively  small amount thia year on fire protection, but he hinted that it might  soon be necessary to provide an  auto truck for the use of the brigade.  The fire and building by-law  w is being revised, and a number  of improvements made and little  inconveniences removed. When  completed contractors would be  supplied with copies.  The building permits for the  year made a very good showing  being equal to those of Nelson, a  citv three times the size of Kelowna.  They would reach over $300,000,  or -villi Woodl.iwi. and Bankhead  about $350,000.  He reviewed the work of the  Board of Trade to whom great  credit was due for the splendid  manner in which they had handled  the streets during the year. The  head of that department had a  hard task owing to the large  amount of streets and the rate at  which new ones were being added.  During 1912 350 acres of the town-  site had been subdivided into  some 2,000 lots, most of which  were sold.  Owing to the state of the money  market the permanent work on the  main streets had not been done,  and would have to be taken up  again in the future. The speaker  referred to the difficulties in financing this year, comparing the prices  at which bonds sold at the beginning of the year with the offers  made now.  Mention was made of the change  in the system of taxation, and the  loaning of the city's sinking fund.  $12,500 had been loaned at 8 per  cent, instead of the 4 per cent,  which the banks gave.  The mayor then dealt at some  length with the sewerage undertaking and the various causes  which had contributed to the  heavy expenditure. $75,000 in all  had been voted to the council for  sewerage purposes.  To the first of the year $49,000  had been spent and since then  about $2,000 more. This included  pumping station $13,248, force  main, 8,800 feet, $4,621, 1,925  feet main sewer, $30,985 ; on the  disposal plant to date, $207, and  tents, $34.  Since then $2,000 more had  been spent. $15,000 would be  necessary for the disposal works.  The total cost of the works to  be paid for by ths city would be  about $68,000. Of this half had  been spent in purchase of maleral  and plant, of which there was on  hand plant to the value of $11,-  214. The rest, $32,420, had gone  in wages of which the greater  part had been circulated in the  city.  The branch sewers in course of  construction were to be paid for  by the owners themselves as local  improvements.  A great deal depended upon the  financial situation during the next  year, but the council would have a  very progressive programme to  carry out. The city should have,  if possible, a publicity commis-  oner to keep the outside world  posted as to what was going on  here. It was also absolutely necessary that some kind of decent  municipal officesshould be erected.  His Worship concluded by stating that he had consented to run  once more for mavor an announcement which was received with loud  applause.  On the conclusion of the mayor's  remarks the audience began to  drift away, but still a good number  remained to hear thc candidates  for the new council and the report  on school matters from the Chairman of Trustees, Mr. T. Lawson  Messrs. W. B. M. Calder and  J. N. Thompson announced that  they had consented to the request  of the Business Men's Association  to allow their names to stand as  candidates. Mr. S. C. Cosens,  another candidate, was found to  have beaten a hasty retreat to avoid  speech making. ,  Mr. Neil Gregory also announced his intention to stand.  Soma criticism waa levelled hy Mr.  G. C. Rose against what he deacribed a.  the hole and corner method, of the Business Men's Aaaociation in setting out men  to run without giving eufTicienl publicity  to the matter. He complained thet the  Association wa. not a roprreetitative body.  The chairman, Mr. Lackls, .aid there  had been no secrecy about the matter and  he considered the Association had done  a public service in getting together a good  lilt of men when it acemed likely that  there would be aome difficulty in getting  e council together.  Mr. Thoa. Lawaon, eheirmen of the  school trusters, eddreaaed the meeting in  his uauel breezy manner on school mat.  ter.. The education of tha children, he  ���aid, waa the moat important thing in the  city, end aketched the development of the  school from the time he came here and  found Aid. Sutherland the only school  teacher with IS or 20 scholars. Now they  had 230 .cholera on tha roll. Two yeara  ago e new brick school had been built  and they were overcrowded again. The  government hail made e grant a year ago  of $35,000 and the city had purchaaed a  ���ite at a coat of $9,000 and railed $25,(100  on debenturea for a new school Tender,  hed been let once but were not aatiafac  tory and were on the point of being let  again, and it would not be long before  they would commence tha erection of a  new 12.roomed achool, to coat $70,000 or  $80,000.  They had now a staff of eight teechera  in the Public School end two in the High  School, and were amongst the most effici-  ent in B. C.  Recently Kelowna had been raiaed from  a third class to e second claaa Softool-Jdist.  rict. Thia waa an honor which did more  harm than good however, aa they got leaa  grant from the government towards the  teachers salaries.  It meant alao amongat other thing, thet  they must have 6ve truateea instead of  three as before. Mr. Trench waa retiring  this year, but had consented to aland egein  end the new cendidatea Mr. Bigger and  Mr. J. B. Knowles had promised to come  forwerd.  Thia concluded the business of the meet,  ing end a voteof thanks waa proposed to  the chairman. Mr. F. R. E. DeHert interposed to voice an objection to the action  the Park committee in cutting down treea  in the park to make a recreation ground  and in leaving the loga lying to obatroct  the roadway which hed been made around  the Park.  Mr. P. DuMoulin afterward, proposed a  vote of thanks to the retiring-council and  the meeting dispersed.  Steamboating  E. E. HANKINSON, Kelowna, B.C.  Residence 'Phone i No. 103  OLD C.P.R. WHARF  I am prepared to undertake all  kinds of  Lake Transportation  Well equipped  with  Steam  and  Gasoline  Boats,  and also Scows  EXCURSION   PARTIES  Catered for  To All Psrtt of the Uk*  20th Century Shoe  Repairing Shop  BERNARD  AVENUE  All Kinds  of Boots and  Shoe* Repaired Promptly  Ladies* end  Genta' Rubber  Heel,  of the Beat Makes  A. G. McKEQWN  KELOWNA  Agent for the  PENTICTON STEAM  LAUNDRY  Laundry despatched twice a  week.  Prompt attention and careful  work.  J. A. Bigger  BUILDER and CONTRACTOR  Plus and Estimates Forniihed  Residence,    10  Lawrence  Ave.  PHONE��  KELOWNA-WEST BANK  STEAM FERRY  Leaves Kelowna 9 a.n., 3.30 f.u.  Lmtss Weitbask 1.30 *.��., 4 p.s..  Extra Service on  Wednesdays & Saturday*  Leave* K*I*wm 11 i.m.  Lmtm Wsilbsnk 11.30 a.n.  -TCMISCAIH  ���'W���W>.��s/^.F\.^��,,��VVV^'^/�����rfav*���-.^^^^���W,���'���^V"W^.'N/,*^^*  G. H. E. HUDSON  Landscape and  Pprtn.it  Photographer  La. |..t Studies In ths Interior  Portraits by appointment  Pendoii Str**t,   -   K*lowa*  DAVIES & MATHIE  Ladies' and  Gents' Tailors  PENDOZI STREET  Repairing and Pressing  promptly attended to.  TEA  " Goldsworth  TEA  "Challenge Cup  ._��  TEA  "'Sunbeam''  AU the above sold regularly at 50c. per lb., but we will sell them on  SATURDAY, the 18th, and during the week ending January 27, 1913,  At 40c. per pound  We also have in stock Ridgway's. Lipton's, Nabob and Blue Ribbon.  Lequime's Special Blend Tea  We give you with every 5 lb*, of this finest quality Tea a handsome TEA POT  Price, $2.50 for Fi-�� Pound*  Saturday Specials:  California Canned Peaches, 2*-pound cans  ��� ,,       Apricots, 24-pound    ���  ��� ���       Cherries, 24-pound    ���  Regular price, 35c.  Special Price, 4 for $1.00  APPLES       APPLES       APPLES  EATING COOKING  Northern Spy, Jonathan, Wagner, Ontarip, Snow  All wrapped and packed, $1.75 per box.        Cull Apples (splendid cookers), 75e. per box.  LEQUIME BROS. & CO.  THE PIONEERS OF SATISFACTION  Phone   ���   22 "Phon*   -   22      -"'   .,-���-.  \J,'^i ������- ...  ....  Great Clearing-Out SALE  -OF-  ��� .-.. i.  MEWS SUITS  FINE P&NTS  &OVERGQATS  From Jan. 11, till Jan* 25, inclusive  ������<���'���- ��� v:-,.������;  .   '.   ������     ��r  ������ ,,    I  ���   I m  V  During this Sale we will reduce   ,,���>  OUR SUITS        OUR OVERCOATS  $30     to $22 $25     to $18  25     to   18 22 .to   16  20 i  tb   14.50  18     to   13  22  20  to   16  to   14:50  18     to   13  J.W,'.  I  15      to b     . 15     Jto   VI  ���    ���    : .  !_.. .     ��� .It': *�����,    mm    I-   V  m�� to;   9::,.:;^^9cC"9  PANTS;   One-tKird  off "Usual Prices  ���.��� ;.''m':'r     ������','        ;.  AU<��bod. Marked W Rain Figure,  TERMS V; CASH ONLY  Oak Hall Clothing Co*, Ltd  mi Thursday, January 16  >'f ilU'l'TI    l| '' '.I '���     ==���  The Orchard Oitq Record  LOOK  n  ill 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  Whip*, Bit*, Bridle*, Robe*, Fly Net*. Trunk*,  Valise*, at right price*.  Come and see our stock  before  buying  elsewhere  Now is the time,to give your order.  JAepainng is our special feature  Buggies,  Wagons,    .  Democrats,  &c.  To suit all purchaser*  Feed  Hay.  Oata,  Bran,  Wheat,  Barley &  Oat Chop  W. R. GLENN & SON  D.alor. in  Farm and Orchard Implement*  Pendozi Street & Lawrence Avenue     -     KELOWNA  'Phone 150  home lovebs:*  ithen uou iuu uoub ju^niUAe  tome to the sUto that keeps up-  to-date. spide\s do not luild  weSs on ou\ jultUtuU*, leeause we  make ou\ piiees \eaSonaUe and  sell ouh foods fast.  ou\ iu\n\Xu\e is sfoonf^ U will  last a lUe-time.  KELOWNA FURNITURE CO.  " Wt Mask* Homes Happy.  The GREENHOUSES  RICHTER STREET  (**..��. Pr~kyt.ri.nkaew Ei<sN>h cWdt..)  CUTFLOWERS   LETTUCE  Ordora taken for  TOMATO. CABBAGE  and BEDDING  PLANTS  Ens'-lsk Rom Tma aa* Cllmbar.  A M*a aeeeltjaent will arrk. ia lha spnaa  rALMER*R0GERS0N-Boin7  J. M. CROFT  Bootmaker.  All kinds of Repairs  BBRNARD AVENUE,  KBLOWNA.  Amusements  Mr. H my Hoyland, the leading  comedian with F. Stuart-White's  all star English company, "The  Versatiles," who appear at the Kelowna Opera House on Tuesday  day and Wednesday, January 21st  and 22nd, is n comedian of the  new school. Unlike many so-( ailed comedians, who depend largely  upon eccentric make-up to get  their laughs, Mr. Hoyland scorns  such artifices and in his Pierrot  costume of the first act, or his character of the club leader in the  musical comedy scene, " The Eye-  Glass Club," which forms the last  half of the evening's entertainment  he manages to extricate more clean  comedy and hearty laughs than  could be garnered by a whole  stage full of burlesque comedians.  The company will give a change  of play on Wednesday evening.  In commenting upon the performance of the "Versatiles" who  appeared in Calgary the last week  in October, the Calgary Daily Herald, of October 29th, paid them  the following compliment: "The  duet from ' II Trovatore,' 'Miserere'  by Miss Berryman and Mr. Conley  was immense. We have had grand  opera in Calgary quite recently,  but laat night's artists put the grand  opera stars in the shade as far as  the 'Mis:rcre' duet is concerned.  The ' Versatiles ' are a clever company and their singing will carry  them through any entertainment.  In ' The Eye Glass Club' the second part of the entertainment,  there was a greater apparent sequence to the occasion, and for  this reason it was more heartily  applauded. Certainly the audience took every advantage of its  prerogatives and was vety insistent in its demand for encores. Not  a single number was allowed to  finish without a repetition. Miss  Zara Clinton's 'Call Me Mary ''was  a very captivating piece of work,  (t was full of essential charm that  a song like 'Mary' demands. The  pecularities of the different nations  were prettily hit off, and the picture  was strengthened with appropriate  gesture."  The " Versatiles " are billed to  appear at the Opera House on  Tuesday and Wednesday, January  21 and 22 in "The Eye Glass  Club." There will be an entire  change of programme on Wednesday evening.  Rutland News  Black Mountain School  Honor Roll  The following are the names of  pupils who have gained percentages worthy of mention during the  month of December 1912 for Conduct, Regularity and Punctuality  and Studies in the order named :  Division I.  Dora Pease  Loraine Woolsey     I  Consuelo Woolsey (  Merriam Woolsey I  Blanche Ford        I  Earla McDonald  )  Minnie Campbell I  Winifred Leathley  Verna Dalgleish )  Amy Fleming    1  Margery Lansdowne  Millie Ford  Division JI.  Mary WooUey    . 90 100 75  Jeanie Warden 88 100 85  Ruth Woolsey 87 100 84  Leslie Richards 87   90 90  Verna Ford 86 100 64  Elva Fleming 84 100 85  Martha Woolsey 86   98 84  Marjorie Johnston 63   98 85  Bert Dalgleish 80 100 85  Hazel Bessett 82 100 60  Carson Dalgleish 82 100 87  John Campbell 83   90 85  Netta Monford 80   92 80  92 100  74  84 100  79  92 100  71  89 97  76  92 100  76  89 100  72  89 95  77  90 94  76  92 94  73  84 100  75  90 94  72  89 100  67  Packing Schools  Mr. J. Gibba has been appointed  Packing School instructor for this  district, and provided sufficient  applications are made a school will  be started at the Farmers' Exchange building on Monday, February 3rd. The instruction in this  necessary art is given as usual under the auspices ol the Horticultural Branch of the Depaitment of  Agriculture, and the fee of $3.00  for twelve lessons is placed much  less than the actual coat of the  course. Applications should be  sent to the secretary of the Farmers' Institute, Kelowna, ot to Mr. 1.  Gibbs himself, who will supply all  information.  Residents in any country district  who can get together not less than  twelve pupils, can have a school  conducted in any suitable building  convenient for them.  m  Turn idle hours into  concrete fence posts  EVERY farmer finds himself now and then with a few idle  hours in which both himself and his help must look for "odd  jobs" to keep them busy. Use these hours to make concrete  fence posts. You can make a few at a time, storing them until needed. Then  when you want a fence in the new field, your posts���everlasting, concrete posts���  are all ready to use. The nuking of fence posts is only one of scores of every-day  uses for concrete on the farm described in the book,  "What The Farmer Can Do With Concrete"  NOTE���This 160 page book will be tent to you free upon request. You do not have to agree  to uie cement or place yourself under iny other obligation, Juit send ui your nunc  and addren.   Addren,  Publicity Manager  Canada Cement Company limited  612 HERALD BUILDING, MONTREAL  "tiTHSN you  buy cement,   rtmemb.r that tht farmer, of Canada  VV hav, found thai "Canada" Cermnl tt but.   look lor tht tabtl an  ntry bag and barrtl  W. C. A.TKEN  BUILDER & CONTRACTOR  Plant and Eitimatet  Finishing work a ipeciatty  Office : No. 6, Ciowley Block, Kelowna  : P.O. Box 511  Men's  Hat  Sense  Your head deserves as much  consideration in its covering as  you give to your body or your  feet.  If you can get a good stylish  Hat at a Low Price, why pay a  higher one ?  There are a variety of shapes  and shades in Soft Felts, both  smooth and rough ; also Black  Hard Felts.  One price - $2.50  H. F. HICKS  Water Street, First Block North  (Near Bank of Montreal)  NOW  is the time  to list  Your  Property  wit  th  wm  We have the Buyers  KELOWNA & KAMLOOPS  Raymer Block  Manager: H. G. DEE  ���*! wuuiMiiMwiwiiaii..,,. ,','.,...:.  Rough and Dressed Lumber.  <  Shingle*, Siding, Door*, Window*,  Moulding*, Etc.  Kelowna Saw-Mill Company, Limited  WILSON-HILL LAND CO.  NEAR ROYAL HOTEL.  Financial Experts and  Real Estate Brokers,  Begin the new year right by taking advantage of this  grand opportunity to invest in the new subdivision* of  the Wilson-Hill Land Co.  The sure money-making propositions of 1913.   *  MANACEM.I  ALLAN WILSON      GEORGE HILL  ssmM  HAND BAGS  AT HALF PRICE  Watch Our Wlndowt  <| We have a number of line*  of Hand Bag* that we are clearing out regardless of cost. These  bags are mostly new but our store  is small and they must be moved  to make room for new goods.  Come Early  KNOWLES  THE JEWELER The Orchard Gittj Record  Thursday, Jamutrq 1  The Kelotona Land  and Orchard Co.,  LIMITED,  FRUIT  LANDS  AND  GITY  LOTS  CALL OR WRITE  K. L. 0. Co/a OFFICE  Bclgo. Block - Kelotona, B.C.  HOCKEY  STICKS  MORRISON - THOMPSON  HARDWARE CO., Ltd.  Coal|J^al!!  Real Pensylvania Hard -   $17.50 per ton  In store and nut sizes  Nicola Coal (Lump)     -   $10.00 per ton  Taber Smokeless    -     -   $12.00 per ton  W.  HAUG    -    KELOWNA, B.C.    -    T"'#��"  Just About Now is the Right Time  to coll in and renew your subscription tc ll.ss 'Record.'  Mr. Geo. McKenzie is visiting the  coast this week.  Mrs. J. B. Brown left this week  on a month's visit to the coast.  Mr. A. O. Burnette returned Sunday from a visit east on behalf of  the new Garage Co. of which he  he is to be works manager.  Mr. J. H. Middleton and family  is leaving this week for Victoiia  where they will stay for the next  few months. Mr. Middleton has  rented out his house here for thc  present.  The first of a series of partly  illustrated lectures on "Church  History" was given by the Rev.  D. J. Welsh in the Baptist church  Monday evening last. They are  to be given each month, in connection with the Y.P.S.  The Women's Auxiliary of St  Michael's Church are arranging for  a sale of work to be held shortly  after Easter. The purpose of the  sale is to raise the sum of $400  necessary to pay for the windows  in the new church, the expense of  which the Auxiliary promised to  bear.  The Rev. D. J. Welsh leaves to.  morrow for Summerland where he  is to speak before the students of  the college Sunday evening. After-  wards he will attend a Baptist  Union Convention in Calgary. The  Baptist pulpit will be supplied for  the next two Sundays by students  from Okanagan College.  Kelowna, as well as other cities  of the province has sent in a petition to the B. C. Legislature praying for the extension of the parliamentary fianchise to women. The  ladies who had charge of it were  much pleased to receive the support of 249 women and 127 male  voters, the total number of signatures being 376, obtained in a  short tme, within the city limits of  Kelowna.  Dr. Thayer has purchased  through Messrs. Rattenbury &  Williams, the residence of Mr. D.  D. Campbell on Glenn Ave., and  is moving in at once. The houae  on Lawrence avenue at present  occupied bv Dr. Thayer and formerly owned Dy Mrs. Morrison has  also changed hands through the  same agency, having been bought  by Mrs. Walters of Hazelton, who  is opening an up-to-date ladies'  furnishing store there.  Notwithstanding that we are at  present in what is supposed to be  the dull season for real estate, a  good many important transactions  are being made every day. Messrs.  Rattenbury & Williams report business very brisk. They have just  completed a sale of twelve lots on  Abbott street forming part of the  K. L. O. subdivision near the park  to local business men and others  who intend to build some nice  homes in the spring. They have  also sold considerable property  along St. Paul street.  BURNE & TEMPLE  Solicitor*,  Notaries Public^  Conveyancers, etc.  KELOWNA. :: B.C  fl. B. KERR  Barrister  and Solicitor,  Notary Public,  KELOWNA, B. C  W.C.T. U. Annual Social  On Thursday evening last the  members of the local W. C. T. U.  and their friends held their annual  social gathering at the home of Mr.  and Mra. Geo. Thompson, just out  side the city limits.  An unexpected snowfall came  juat in time to make sleighrides in  order, and Mr. Thompson's large  hayseated van was kept busy for  an hour or two gathering up the  guests and carrying them to their  destination, and after the evening  was over, carrying them back  again. These sleighrides were a  delightful feature of the event.  After all had arrived an hour  was spent by the young people in  games, etc., then Mr. J. Bigger wa*  asked to take the chair, and in hia  usual happy manner, auperintend-  ed the carrying out of a very excellent programme. Among the  specially fine numbers wi re a solo  " Love's Echoes," by Miss Maw-  hinney, a trio, "De Massa ob de  Sheepfol," by Mr. and Mrs. Riggs  and Mr. Hodkinson, a solo by Mrs.  Hodkinson, a solo, " The Bell of  the Sea " by Mr. G. Fuller,  a solo,  Morning Land " by Mrs. Riggs,  a recitation, " Barbara Freitchie,"  by Mrs. Welsh, several comic reci��  tations by Mr. Hodkinson and a  pithy little speech by Mr. Brown.  Mrs. Dilworth also contributed a  piano solo.  Refreshments followed after  which the evening was brought to  a clone by a vote of thanks to Mr.  and Mi i. Thompson and the singing of t ie National Anthem.  Sovei al new members, joined the  Union during the courae of the  evening),  P. EDMUND CORBY  Architect  Hewttaon Block, Kelowna    -    'Phono 206  P.O. Box, 509  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.  Phon. 147. P.O. Boa 231  PIANOFORTE  MR. HAROLD  TOD  BOVD  Exhibition.. Royal College  of  Music, and lately  with K.ndriok Pyn.. Mils. Dot. Organist of th.  Cth.dral, Manchester,  Enf,  RECEIVES  PUPILS  At th. Studio, Traach Block, Kelowna.  Music  of  .vary  description   supplied.  P.O  o��4J7.  RICHARD H. PARKINSON  BRITISH COLUMBIA LAND  SURVEYOR.  CIVIL ENClNEER  P.O. BOX 137  KELOWNA  Dr. J. W. Nelson Shepherd  DENTIST  P. 0. Boa Ills  Corner Peneozi Street and  Lawrence Avenue.  Mr. B. G. MEYRICK  Kec.ives Pupils at his Studio in llie MORRISON  BLOCK for Ussoas In  PIANOFORTE, VIOLIN, ORGAN,  SINGING and HARMONY  3 years' previous eips.ience    Will pl.y for Js.ms  Addia.. Box 257, Kelowna, B.C.     Phone ��7  JOHN CURTS  CONTRACTOR tr BUILDER  Plans and Specifications Prepared  and estimates given for publicBuild-  irigs.Town and Country Residences  JOHN CURTS, KELOWNA  PHONE No. 93  Pianoforte, Orqan, Volee Production  Singing, Harmony,Counterpoint, &s.  STANLEY  HODKINSON  A.R.C.O.  (As.oci.ta of th. Royal Collet* of OrsaaisM, Land.)  Givea lessons in the abova aubjeaas.  Qualified   by   examination.     Many  PIANOFORTE  ...ece.se>  at local  examinnliona (Trinity  College, London)  15  yeara' successful   leashing experience  Studio   ���   Raymer Block  _V, T. ASHBRIDGE  CIVIL ENGMtt*  Amm. Mm, Cm. Sn.CE      Cr-duat* Tmni*  Utumwv  Waterworks and 3��w*rago System*. Pumping and  Lighting Planu. Concrete Con-  tt rue Lion, etc.  KELOWNA, B. C.  S. W. THAYER. D.V.S;  VETERINARY SURGEON  (CraJaale McGill Univerejty)  Residence :    LAWRENCE  AVE.  Me.eagea   may  bt   Ith  tl   tht   office   of  Maatra. Rattenbury tt William.  M18B PRANCES A. PEARSON  L.R.A.M. (London)  uach.s correct  VOICE PRODUCTION, SINGING  BealttsKoknana.  Or apply "Record" Office.  CHARLES WALL  BftSNCH   POLISHER  Furniture Hopollalied & Henooatad  Box 545  Kelowna, B.C  Sutton's Seeds  ORDERS TAKEN NOW FOR  Cut Flower*  Carnation*  Chrysanthemum*  Violet*  H. LYSONS  Kelowna. Greanhouoe.  & Co., Lb  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 fcnlf mile of town, and being  about loo feet above the lake, it commands ��� beautiful view of the town, \fki and surrounding country.  Ideal Fruit Soil. Abundance of Water.  Gose to Town and Market.  There U only one GLENMOKE. Don't miss the op.  portunity of selecting a few acrea of thia desirable  property.  If you wiih a cheap building lot or an acre of land call on ua and we will ]  ���how yeu our auk-division  ��   WOODLAWN   ��3  Juat four blocks from tha oantrt ol (he Iowa.     Print low.   Ttima aaajr,  monthly paymanta if ao desired. ',  Fire Insurance  Wo lopiutttn only tht but board eompaniaa. i  The Central Okanagan Lands, Ltd.  ULOWNA. B.C.  ~  -  GO TO  Elliott & Copeland  When you want a  BARGAIN  IN REAL ESTATE  I   n    s  II I .     ��   .1    -        I       I  ���  They have the be* value* in the  City and District  " Every Buyer a Booster"  Came end see ue end  get our  price* before purchasing  Elliott & CopelaBel  Real Etttta and Insurant. Brolr.r.  ���phon.2J KILOWNA, B.C.  O.K. LUMBER CO.. Ltd  Are now completely equipped to  ���upply all your lumber   need*  We have now a large atock of  local and coast  ROUGH AND FINISHING LUMBER  of   high-grade quality   aad   in  ���plcndid condition.  A complete line of  DOORS AND WINDOWS  LATH AND SHINGLES ���Thufsdai), January 16  The Orchard Gittj Record  fere's What  Makes  Good Salad  Lven if you have the best  ["ecipe in the world and  (now how to combine  l!he ingredients just right,  It is impossible to make  jtood Salad Dressing if  or impure Olive Oil  i uaed.  We have just received  Irom the importer* some  ft the Teal..   '''.  St\- ,.'  W Olive Oil  It is the first pressing from  selected fruit pic'.ed just  ��efore ripe enough to fail.  |t i* sweet a* fresh cream  ind has that nutty flavor  Ithat makes a salad taste  lao good.' Thi* it alto the  Kind for medicinel use.  SYNOPSIS OP COAL  MINING REGULATIONS  PRICES  \35c, 60c. &M  B.ilftS|X0;  IUCGISTS and STATIONERS  ,   Kelowna.     SC.  IQNE 19 : t;  JM*^eiJ>ii^<WMM>e%BjSwyK-l_wwy  Dr. MATHISON  ,     Dantitt  KELOWNA    :    EC.  a������ss.ssi.W.Om aaswWMi . a s ****ls\ a ajt'  Coal mining righta of tht Dominion in  Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, the  Yukon Territory, tht North-weet Terrilor-  iee, and in �� portion of tht Province of  Britiah Columbia, may bt leaaed forttarm  of twenty .one yeara tt an annual rental of  $1 tn acre. Not mon than 2,560 acre, will  bt leaaed to ont applicant.  Application for tht Ittat muat bt made  by tht applicant in peraon to the Agtnt or  Sub-Agent of lha district in which the  righta applied for aro situated.  In surveyed territory the Land muat be  dtatrisMd by sections, or ltgtl subdiviaion.  of section., and in unsurveyed territory the  tract appli.d for ahall bt slaked out by tha  applicant liimself., . (  ��aah application muat bt accompanied  by a fee of ��5 which will ba refunded if  tht righta applied for art not available, but  not otherwise, A royalty shall bt paid on  tht merchantable output of lha mine at  tht rate of five sent, ptr ton. .  ', Tht peraon operating tht mine ahall furnish tht Agent with sworn rtturna account*  ing for the full quantity of merchantable  'coal mintd and pay tht royalty thereon. If  tht coal mining righta art not being operated, such return, ahould bt. furhiehaa at  least once a'year. '  Tht Ittat will include tht tool mining  righta only, but the leasee may bt permit*  ted to purchase whatever available aurface  righta may be considered neceasary for tht  working of the mine' at tht rett of $10 an  one. '  ��� For fell information application ahould  be made to the eetrttory of the Depaitment  of the Interior, Ottawa, ar to any Agent or  Sab-Agent of Dominion Landa.  ��: ;W.W.CORY. '.  Deputy Minister ef the Interior.  N.B.���Unauthorized publication ot this  advertisement will not bo paid far;  Items from Ellison  (From our own correspondent)  We are pleated to tee Mitt K.  Carney home again after after having an opeiation performed on her  throat in the Kelowna hospital.  Mr. Martin Conroy hat gone to  Det Moines, Iowa, to take a year's  course at an engineering college in  that city.   We with him tuccets.  A meeting of the Literary Society  was held in the schoolroom on  Friday last, when papers on "woman tuffrage " were read b'y Mrs.  Hay, Mrs. Whitaker,. Miss Taylor  and Mist M. Hay. Although the  room wat rather cooler than utual  a hot discussion resulted, in which  Mr. J. Carney, Mrt. Lang and Mr.  Whitaker took part. Next Friday  the Society arc invited to the East  Kelowna literary society, and a  good turnout it hoped for.  A debate on Country vertut City  life wat held in the schoolroom on  Friday last, and an animated discussion resulted, which wat thoroughly enjoyed oy the large numbei  of member! present. Jim Carney  and Mitt N. Hereron tpoke ably  for ths city tide, whiltt Mr. Tom  Morriton, Mrt. J, M. Lang and Mr.  C. Grant argued well for the country.  At. the dote of the debate a  meeting wat held for the purpoie  of electing a-delegate to represent  this district at the" Irrigation meeting in Victoria, Mr. M. Hereron being appointed with the proviao that  ��� second delegate be choten  should there be sufficient funds  available.  An ad. in th* "Record''  it the hall-mark of a progressive  business.     Insist   upon  people  knowing you're there  Have you tried it  yet ?   Tried what ?  Sliptivity  Axle Grease  Good stuff  One pound tins, 13c.  Geo. Thomlinaon  Harnett Maker  Kelowna  ���I'."'.1       '  D.A. CAMERON  Painter       Paperhanger  Apply ,  Above thc " Record " Office  ANGLICAN  St. Miebael end AU Angela' Church.  Hair CssusssUs, IM aad third Suaiws - Or.  BMath al t..��,; ssssosl .od fourth Sunday., sftsr  Momins Prayer.  Utaoy on lb. first and third Sundays.  Moroiat Prayer at 11  o'clock;   Evening Prayar al  St. Andrew's, Okanagan Mlaaion.  First Sun��Uy ia M.ntli. Holy Communion sttt. ta.  Matin, end Litany, II a.m.  Eveneomr 7:30  Second Sund.y. Marias and Holy Communion at 11  Evaa_et 7.30  REV. THOS. GREENE. B. A.. Rector.  Rev. C. H. MEYRICK, Asritf.nl rrie.i.  OPERA HOUSE  Tuesday & Wednesday  ��� . t.  -I'M  HI.! *V 22nd  THE VERSATILES  'The EyeglaoSs Club'  | . ' *���������... -     i    ������  ( . i    ���  Entire Chmge^ednesds^  " The Versatile* " are recognized a*  the foremott attraction of it* kind ever  offered to local muiic lovers, and their  return engagement has been secured at  a heavy expense l��y the management  "'.���j5��T ;���  '    ���    -,;:,:.  Prices 75c* and $1.00  Seat* on Sale at Crawford's store  r-tESBYTERUN.  Kno�� Presbyterian Church, Kelowna  Moraiag SerrlcM .1 II s.m,; .v.r-ui. sen-ice, st 7:30  w..M,����&��;t*��'j,.JX'.,:i ���,.  1 Bamvoutn Preearteriaii Church.  Aft.raMe Mrvlc. st 3 p.a. Sunday School at 2 p.m.  ... METHODIST  K.lewne Mathodirt Church.  3eee*_ Sarrin at 11 ..as. and 7,30 p.m.  '���        ���   Sutr-ySAaulatlrWr...  MMereak sendee W.d.._.y st I p.m.  REV. J. W. DAVIDSON. .A., B.D.. Patfos.  ......    BAPTIST  Kalewoa Baptist Church, EHiee St.  SaUsatV Serviee. at i I a.m. aad 7. JO p.m.  Sakha* Sd.ee. at 10 ..m.  All walcor...  Waa . 7,J0. Rev. D. J. Welch. Vaatoi  Gaddes-McTavish  Umllrd  ;    REAL ESf ATE  LOANS  INSURANCE  'Phone 217  Leckie Block  MO matter who the Iriend  #���������" ta whom you would  honor, nothing makes tuch a  good presentation gift at an  article ol silverware.  Make it  Standard Silverware and  you'll be sure  it's right.  It it honettly made silverware���plated to ttay plated  for yean.  Let us show you tomt ol  the latest Standard Silver  designs. Thty are really  very Beautiful.  W. M. PARKER & CO.  Crowley Block, Bernard ave.  KELOWNA. B.C.  'Phone 238  P.O. Box 12  E. ENGLAND  BUILDER & CONTRACTOR  Plana,   Specifications   and    Eatimatea  Furnished  Building of every description  undertaken in Town or country.  None but the BEST work done  Plastering, Masonry  6c Brickwork  Non-Smoking and  Good Draught Fireplaces  of any design, u specialty  All work given personal  supervision  Promptness   and   satisfaction  guaranteed  Rowcliffe Block  Studio open  THURSDAY, FRIDAY  and SATURDAY  10 a.m. till 3 p.m.  THE  RECORD OFFICE  FOR  JOB PRINTING  A tub. to the Record  is an koaeet investment which givM golden returns  RATTENBURY & WILLIAMS  REAL ESTATE & INSURANCE  We hnve moved our office to  Up-stairs in the Leckie Block  START THE NEW YEAR fc Win.  STEEL RANGE  All  tizet  in  ttock.  Fuel Savert. Labor Savers, and a Large Oven.  Come in and talk it over with us.  Dalgleish & Harding  KELLER BLOCK  TEAMS FOR SALE  APPLY  Belgo - Canadian Fruit  Lands Co.  We Are Busy  But Not Too Busy  to give you the Best  and Quickett tervice  in any matter involving  JOB PRINTING  Our plant it modern  and growing all the  time, and we can  well satisfy you and  all your printing  i requirements  Office Stationery,  Advertising Booklets,  Posters & Handbills,,  Programs & Tickets,  Company and  Legal Forms  ���PHONE 94  er call in at tha office  Kelowna Record  Printing Department  HEWETSON and MANTLE, Ltd.  CAPITAL AUTHORIZED   -   175,000  MONEY TO  LOAN  On First Mortgages  Agreements for Sale Purchased  FIRE. UFE. AND ACCIDENT INSUlUNCt The Orchard Gitq Record  Tlmr8dt.il, January   6  Big and Better Bargains  AT OXLEY'S  Don't fail to take advantage of our Special  Sale3 each Saturday.   Our goods are the  highest quality and the prices quoted below  mean a big saving.  Picnic Hams  Choice    new    stock   just  received.      Special    price  20c. lb.  Navel  Oranges  On  account   of  the   frost  in   California   prices   are  advancing.   Buy heavy at  30c. doz.  Canned Fat  Herring  An extra  good quality of  canned  fish.    Special  2 for 25c.  Canned  Pineapple  The   best  brand   on   the  market.   A snap at  2 for 25c.  Assorted  Essences  Beat quality and regularly  sold at 25c.     Special  15c. bottle  Puie Lard  An   article   that   ia   used  every day.  Reg. 70c. pail  Special, 60c. pail  COUSIN MARRIAGES  Something of the Seriousness of the  Risk Bub by First f_ ,.,  'Who Hurry Is Told u,  Mils ��thel Elderton.  The seriousness of the risk run by  first cousin* who marry _ omphoeload  by Miss Ethel Blderton, a co-worker  with Professor Karl Pearson at tbe  Gallon Laboratory for National  Eugenics, London University. Marriage* .between near kin, auch aa  uncle and niece, sunt und nephew, or  grandparent and grandchild, aro forbidden mainly on the principle ot resemblance. Miss Blderton therefore  determined to see whether cousins  are ue much alike ae any of these  pairs of relatives. She studied the  oaeee of no fewer than 6,0(10 pairs of  ooualns, with a view to endeavouring  to measure the degree of resemblance  lu health, Intelligence, succeis, temper, and temperament.  The conclusion she came to wat  tjhte���that the general retails. *ttitce  between cousins is about hall that  between brother and bister, und practically Uie same ae thut shown by  sta.tle>Dlce of uncles and nlecr t and ot  aunts and nephews. *  "it the undetlrablllt'' "'*���  within certain degrees Is founded on  the closeness o. aai  Miss Elderton, "the law which forbids the marriage of uric . r i  with niece and nephew should also  restrict the marriage or first cousins.'  The offspring of cousin  marriages  appear to be particularly liable to be  deaf    mutes.    "There    seems    little  doubt." cou'Uinueb .\i,as Ekuertuu,   ......  if there is any deaf-mutism ln a  stork, a cousin marriage, even when  both parties are free from the  disease, is most dangerous to the offspring."  Get the Habit and go to  THE STORE OFPLENp/  'Phone - 35  SIKH'S OF SNAKE SKINS  From, all reptiles the ordinary  woman' .hrlnka ln disgust. Yet  fashionable women a re now being  tempted to conquer their aversion In  the extent of wearing snake-Bkln  shoes. One of the smartest boot shops  In the West-end of London Is "featuring" these shoe*; but up to the  present It seems to be uncertain if  the fat���Ion will really establlah Itself ou widespread lines.  Oiioka of quite a variety of skint  It offered. There Is the dark and  heavily-marked skin of the deadly  cobra, or the lighter akin, with Ita  more delicate pigment markings, of  lhe rapacious python. The skins of  the wiper end the boa-constrictor have  aito been made up. C,  Bnake skin la very soft, pliable, and  durable. The ohoes are expensive,  of course, for the skins are not too  plentiful, but thia factor ahould  rather command ltaelf to amort  people, at It renders It much more  difficult to copy the fashion on cheap  lines.  Stock Taking Clearance.  All through the month of January as we proceed  taking of stock our many counters  will be stocked  of all  ODDS and ENDS  that must necessarily accumulate after a season's business  We have not as yet laid these goods on our tables, but, starting  Monday, January 6th*  For the whole month,  you will  line]  GOOD SEASONABLE MERCHANDISE  at prices that should appeal to the average person.  You may find such goods as  Ladies', Misses, and Children's Coats, Sweaters,  Odd Lines of Hosiery, Blouses, Skirts,  Knitted  Petticoats,  Boots and Shoes,  Remnants of Dress Goods, of Flannelettes,  Silks, Ribbons, Embroideries, Laces, Veilings,  Curtain Materials, Beltings, Blousings,  Art Serges, Cretonnes, etc., etc.  These goods will not be all put on sale at once, but every day through stock-taking  you may expect to see something different.  OUR MEN'S FURNISHINGS  Also will have a genuine clean-up, and, if you need a Shirt, a Hat, an Overcoat,  or anything on these bargain tables, you will surely make a five dollar bill go tome.  OI IR    f^AI  FNDAR^ 'or '9l3��renotputup in suitable form  WUIA   ^/Al^l_il\Ly/-\r\kJ       for   mailing without injury, and we  shall be glad if our patrons will call and get one.  THOMAS LAWSON, LIMITED  Phones:      Dry Goods, 314;    Office, 143.  Wdson Landing and  West Side Notes  (From our own correspondent)  Mis. Seeley and her infant  daughter are visitors at Okanagan  Centre.  Mr. J. Vaclier wat a vititor at  Orchard Bay on Tuesday laat. He  it trapping thia winter.  Messrs. McNair and Brixton are  putting up a log houte and building a wharf for Mr. G. A. Batchelor  at the camp.  Mr. A. J. Rawlcint hat rejoined  a C.N.R. turvey party at preaent  working in the Shuswap district.  We are glad to learn that Mr. H.  Chaplin hat recovered from the  teriout consequences ef the accident to hit knee of tome weeks  ago.  Mission Creek an{l  Benvolin Notes  (From our awa corrs.B��nd��at)  Mr. J. Reevet returned this week  from a vitit to hit relatives in Nova  Scotia.  The regular weekly meeting ol  the Benvoulin Literary Society waa  held Inst Friday evening at the  home of the Rev. and Mrt. O'Brien.  The tubject of discussion waa  "Votet for Women," which proved  very interetting. The majority of  the speakers were in favor of  granting women the franchite.  Communications  Uater thia taenia) cnmmunlcatlene mill  ba malted apoa en| aableet al Inl.r.al  Lettere muat b. algnod.b. trial, aoold  p.raooallll.a. The Bdllor do.a not aaa  aaaarlla aadoraa opialoaa glen batata.  The St John's Ambulance  Society  To the Editor of  The " Kelowna Record."  Dear Sir,���I should esteem it a  favour if you would kindly allow  me to use the medium of your  paper to bring before those interested the idea of forming a centre  ef the B.C. St. John's Ambulance  Society in the city. It is scarcely  necessary for me to dilate on the  great advantage of possessing the  accurate information conveyed by  the doctors who act at instructors  for the first aid certificates. In a  country like thit where accident!  are constantly happening it it  specially useful.  Classes for both tezes will be  formed, limited in number, from  the cadet corps, boy scouts, and  from other organisations in town.  Any further information will be  gladly given to those who would  like to join the classes.  Yours truly,  J. B. WHITEHEAD.  St. Michael's Church  Annual Vestry Meeting  The above meeting was held on  January 13th, in the Churchmen's  Club room, the rector occupying  the chair. After the rector's report,  which was very satisfactory, had  been read 'Hie churchwarden's  financial ttatement was read and  adopted.  Tne following officers were  elected for the ensuing year:���  Lay delegates to Synod���F. A.  Taylor, L. Taylor and P. DuMoulin.  Substitutes-}. B. Whitehead. RE.  Corby and A H. Crichton.  Church Wardens ��� Rector's  Warden, Lionel Taylor; People's  Warden, R. E. Denison,  Sidesmen���Messrs. Boyce, Wilkinson, Royle, Crichton, Fisher,  Rogerson, Shepherd, Cameron,  Corby.  Additional services were granted St.Andrew't, Okanagan Mission.  Very satisfactory reports were  received from the Churchmen's  and Churchwomen's Clubs, especially the latter, and they appear  to be fulfilling the requirements  expected of them when formed.  The usual vote of thanks was  passed to the church officers and  various societies connected with  the church.  The meeting was one of the best  attended ever held in connection  with the church and augurs well  for the future of the congregation.  Mr. M. Bird and family, of Rutland, desire to express their appre-  cistion and gratitude to all the  many friends who manifested tuch  kindness and sympathy in the time  of their recent sorrow.  [ WANTED!)  STOCKTAKING  SPECIALS.  FOUR.  $10 REWARD  For raturn of rat] and whlta caw, branded  FC on light hip and last ahoukUr. No  ether mark.   Call.tr, Phone 34. Stf  m\\Tms**x\\*mmm\**\\\m*9  Leard's Canned  Chicken,  fine for salads  or cold meat,  1 lb. tins, 40c. each.  Leard's Chicken  Soup,  good for persons  sick or well,  21b. tins, 25c. each.  Robertson's Scotch  Marmalade,  as good as the  best,  21b. tins, 25c. each.  British Columbia  Salmon,  flavor good, but  color very light,  I lb flat tins, 2 for 25c  We don't want to  have one can of  above when  we take  stock  the end of  January.  The McKenzie Co.   Limited   2 Cento per word, first insertion ami  1 Cent per word each eubacquent  inMrtion. minimum 25 eats.  POSTS FOR SALE  Fir,  cednr end  temerec  poets.    Price  juoted on application.    Apply  ���2  tutor, P.O. Bos 448.  FIR WOOD FOR SALE  Alto  Cottonwood.     Delivered.    Apply  Bouvatta &t Brown, Box 446. 4Jtf  DRY WOOD FOR SALE  Lynn Harvey,  Apply F. A Toylo  K.L.O. Bench.  WOOD FOR SALE  Cut Min $4 par rick delivered;   Min. aad  I6in. $2.50 delivered. Cath.r, phone 34.  Itf  LOST  Mooly heifer, 2 year, all dark brindle, feo  white, faint brand J A right hip. $5 reward  Record Office or C. H. Leotliley, Rutland.  HAY FOR SALE  Clover, $15 ton. Record Office or C H.  Leathley, Rutland.  BALED HAY  Second crop, delivered   anywhere  in  tho  Valley, $24 per ton.   Apply  M  Hereron,  Kelowna. 6tf  WANTED  a good general Serrant. Three in family.  Wage. $18.    Apply  boa  X.   "Record"  Office.  7tf  FOR SALE  Sot of .ingle driving Harnett in good  condition;   alio  pair  of  chape.     Apply  Harold DeHart, MeKeniie'. .tore.        7tf  FOR SALE  Power Sprayer, 2 h..p. engine, 250 gallon tank. In good condition. Apply E. B.  Gay, Vemon road. 7-8  WANTED  at once, thoroughly capable Elactlicitn.  Capable   of   taking  charge.   No  helper.  need apply,    Writ*, Hating qualification.,  lo P.O. lot 90, Kelowna, B.C. 6tf  $5 REWARD  for recovery of rod cow (dehorned).  Brand aero., no.a. Alas. Reid, Benvoulin.  Kelowna. 6-9  Okanagan  Vall��y  Nursery  Our treet are vigorous,  well rooted, and true to  name. We have telected  our tciont and bud* (rom  the beat bearing treet in  thi* valley, from the orchard* that trow the prize  fruit, that got tha highest  prize* at the greats** apple  ���how* in the world.  We want you to know about  our extra quality one-year-  old treea on two-year-old  root*. We have had 23  year*' experience in the  nuroery butinett and know  how.  Come and tee our ttock.   .  Okanagan Valley Nursery  KELOWNA. B.C  J. C. STOCKWELL . Mangr.  Frank Mitchell  (from England)  Contractor for Plutariaf  and  Non-smoking  Fire Placet  Apply Royal Hotel  DAVIES & MATHIE  Ladies' and  Gents' Tailors  PENDOZI STREET  Repairing, and Presaing  promptly attended to.

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