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 MAR 13 1912  ffelStffnt  VOL. IV.   NO. 15.  KELOWNA. BRITISH COLUMBIA, THURSDAY,   MAR. 7, 1912.  $1.30'Per Annum.  Meeting of  City Council  The council met as usual Monday, witli a full attendance. The  minutes of the last regular meeting and of the special meeting on  Tuesday were read, and the following accounts referred to the  finance committee for payment :  Thos. Lawson, Ltd., uniform for  constable and supplies for indigent  i 44.35  Power House, pav sheet for Feb.... 535.00  Dalgleish & Glenn, snaps 30  Ian MacRae. Feb. salary and balance of expense acct    95.85  D. Fitzpatrick, night const, sal     70.00  Claude Newby, 5 days special police  duty     15.00  Geo. Hill, 4 days spec, police duty..    12.00  P. T. Dunn, assist, cleric's sal     60.00  G. H. Dunn, clerk's sal., petty cash..  135.00  Arthur Quinn, work on srteets     28.00  G. F. Teal, salary  100.00  Wm. Paisley, scavenger  166.66  "       "       removing rubbish       6.00  P. Burns Of Co., supplies  for   Mrs.  Draffin       1.05  C.P.R., freight      4.23  Office Specialty Mfg.  Co.,   transfer  case and foidera     18.30  R. A. McKillican, work on   Abbott  Street bridge      2.70  F. Swanson, work on streets      21.45  Peter Kraubauer,   "       "          1440  John Johnson "       "            14.83  Frank Avder "       "           14.40  Wm. Craixe       - "       "            17.10  Wm. Haug, coal for fire hall      8.75  Moirisott-Tliompson Co., supplies..    13.49  Mr. T. N. Morrison submitted a  rough plan of a proposed subdivision, to which the council suggested a few changes.  A letter was read from the  Peachland municipality, offering  for sale some incandescent lights  which had been oidered in error,  it was decided to hand the letter to  a local electrician1 as the council  had no use for them.  Aid. Millie gave notice of his intention to submit an amendment  to the fire by-law, so as to prevent-  the piling of loos* haj .,within the  fire limits, and also a bv-law to  regulate the sale of fire-wood. He  contended that at present people  were being charged the same for  12, 14 or 16 inch wood, which he  did nt.t think a square deal.  Aid. Sutherland mentioned that  the Light and Water committee had  intended going into the matter of  revising the plans of the system,  but had not been able to do so,  owing to the absence of Mr. Leckie  who had some necessary information.  It was mentioned that there was  an application in for the position  of road foreman.  Aid. Raymer said there were  no doubt others who would like to  apply if they knew the city wanted  a foreman. He suggested advertising tbe position.  Aid. Sutherland thought it would  . be well to wait until the estimates  had been prepared.  A telegram and letter which had  been sent to the Canadian Westinghouse Co., in reference to the  new generator, was read. The  company had promised to look into the unsatisfactory working of  the generator, but had neglected  to do so, and the committee had  intimated to them that the council  would hold them responsible in  case of loss or damage. The result of these communications had  been a visit from Mr. Yuill, the  city's consulting engineer, and Mr.  Hartney of the Canadian Westin-  liouse Co. They had examined  the plant but were coming back in  a week's time to make a thorough  test.  Aid. Millie contended, that the  Canadian Westinghouee Co.,  should be held responsible for the  interest on the cost of the generator, which was of very little use to  the city in its present state.  Aid. Sutherland said it was not  quite clear where the trouble was  and very little could be done un  till the proper tests had been made.  There was a matter which the council might take up, and that was the  difference in the winding of the  t^vo exciters, which would operate  their respective generators, but  would not run together owing to a  difference in voltage. The rewinding of one of them would cost $45  and it was a question whether the  city should pay this or those responsible for the installation.  Aid. Millie said he thought the  council should obtain the services  of another engineer to examine the  plant, as he was of the opinion that  there was something seriously  wrong.  Aid   Sutherland   declared   the  plant would be perfectly satisfactory when the heating of the new  generator was corrected, and the  two exciters adjusted to work in  parallel.  Aid, Copeland spoke of the destruction of trees on the streets. He  said it was no use for the city to  plant them if they were not protected.  The mayor mentioned a case  wliich had been brought to his  attention of some boys who had  gone down the street with a stick  knocking off branches ot trees.  It was felt that something should  be done to make an example of  offenders.  Aid. Taylor complained of barbed wire being allowed to remain  alongside of ftreets, and it was decided to instruct the constable to  notify owners to remove same.  Aid. Raymer drew attention to  an overflow of waste water from  the kitchen of the Lake View hotel  which was causing a bad smell.  The health committee was requested to take steps to have same remedied.  A discussion arose nn the drainage of the streets, Aid. Taylor contending that it was a waste of  money doing anything until proper  alreet grades had been established.  Aid. Blackwood said he had  been informed by Mr, M. Hereron  that funds wert. av ible for the  continuation of Water street from  the city limits along the lake shore  and around the point of Knox  mountain if the city would continue  the street to the limits. A large  supply of good gravel was available around the point, and the  new road would give a straight  level haul into town.  Mayor Jones said he thought  MeBSi'8. Buckland and Crowley  would probably oppose the load  going through their properly.  This raised a discussion on the  question of leasing the foreshore.  Aid. Raymer said that Previous  councils hau acted very unwisely  in granting away the city's foreshore rights. He strongly advised  the council to oppose the application now being made by the D. W.  Crowley Co. The council would  certainly want to extend Water  street to Manhatten Beach, and if  the leases were granted it would  be another obstacle in the way.  Mr. R. H. Parkinson who was  present informed the council that  he had prepared plans of foreshore leases  two years ago for Mrs. Stirling and the  Crowley Co. The council had approved  of the plans, and Mrs. Stirling had secured  her lease. The Crowley plans had been  sent to Victoria, but had been somehow  lost in the mail or in one of the government offices. They were therefore under  the necessity of making a fresh application.  in reply to a question of the mayor the  clerk said the original plans had been  passed on March 26th 1910.  . Aid. Taylor aaid he was opposed to the  council raising any objection to the lease.  as it had been approved by the council,  and it would be unjust to take advantage  of the loss of the plana.  Aid. Raymer, however, contended that  the previous council had been foolish in  giving away such rights, and he would not  agree to endorsing their action.  Mayor Jones said the council should  certainly endeavor to get the road put  through.  Mayor Jones reported that the Police  Commissioners had received a large number of applications for the positions of day  and night constables, after considering  which they had appointed Robert Sutherland of Winnipeg as day constable at a  salary of $85, and W. A. McCubbin as  night constable at-a salary of $70.  Sutherland had served five years in the  Leith, Scotland, and some time in Winnipeg, and McCubbin had tormerly been a  member of the Glasgow police force.  The mayor mentioned that so far verv  few applications bad been received for the  position of assessor. It was decided to  extend the time for receiving applications.  The mayor said he had been informed  by tbe Dominion Express Co.'s agent that  the company had dedided to grant the  Board of Trade's request for free delivery  of parcels, but such delivery would only  be within the city's fire limits. Tbe agent  wanted the council to write the Railway  Commissions approving of this arrangement. The council decided to approve of  the proposed free delivery, but to request  that same be extended.  Mr. R. H. Parkinson submitted a plan  of subdivision of Lots 3 and 4, Block 8.  Map 168, which the council approved.  The council then resolved itself into  committee for the consideration of By-laws  103 and 104, which were afterwards read  a second and a third time.  Aid. Millie stated that he would be away  for about a month from the city.  The council then adjourned until Monday next.  The Kelowna Study Club will  meet at the home of Mrs. Robison  on Tursday, March Nth, at 8 p.m.  Subject for study : " Clergymen in  Recent Canadian Fiction." Roll  call answered by quotations from  th: works of eminent Canadian  clergymen.  Presbytery Meets  at Kelowna  Considers Resignation of Rev.  A. W. K. Herdman and Separation of Churches  1 he Presbytery of Kamloops  met in session on Monday night  last in Knox church, Kelowna, to  consider the resignation of the  Rev. A. W. K. Herdman and relative matters.  The request of Knox church to  be separate from Benvoulin was  acceded to, and henceforth this  will form an independent charge.  Representatives from Benvoulin  and Rutland were then heard in  their desire to form an ordained  charge with Mr. Herd...an set over  them, it he would consent. The  whole matter as regards the situation in the country together with  Mr. Herdman's willingness or un-  williugnr8s, was left in abeyance  for two weeks pending a reply  from the synod's home mission  committee, but it is expected that  Presbyterian services will be begun  in Rutland at a very early date.  The resignation was then gone  into, and representatives from both  congregations were heard, who  spoke very highly of Mr. Herdman  and his work and in support of a  resolution passed unanimously by  Knox church at a congregational  meeting previously held, which is  printed below.  At Mr. Herdman's own request  and motion the pastoral tie is to be  severed at the end of the present  month (although the Presbytery  wanted a longer delay) nnd the  pulpit of Knox church declared  vacant on the first Sunday of April.  Rev. Fergusson Millai, Penticton,  was appointed interim moderator  of session.  The Presbytery then adjourned  lo meet in Vernon early in April  for the introduction of Rev. Mr.  Main to the pastoral charge there.  The following is the resolution  above referred to:���  The Rev. A. W. K. I lerdman, having  informed this congregation that he had  reigned his charge as minister of  Knox church, Kelowna, and Bethel  chuich, Benvoulin, to the presbytery  of Kamloops, this meeting of the congregation of Knox church, Kelowna,  receives Iris resignation with feelings  of regret, nnd desires to place on  record its sincere appreciation of Mr.  Herdman's faithful services during his  ministry of six and a-half years, and  wishes to bear testimony to his able  pulpit ministrations. His conscientious  discharge of the varied and at times  difficult duties devolving upon a minister of the gospel, has left its impress  for good upon many a life.  The congregation also wishes to  express its warm appreciation of the  services rendered to the congregation  and to the Sabbath School by Mrs.  Herdman ; and wishes Mr. and Mra.  Herdman many years of usefulness in  their high calling.  Curt* Wedding Anniversary-  Judging by the tone of the  congratulatory addresses, and the  number of gifts presented to Mr.  and Mrs. J. Curts on the twentieth  anniversary of their marriage  (Thursday last), no doubt can be  entertained as to the very high of  esteem in which they are held  after their nineteen years residence  in Kelowna. About 75 guests  assembled at their home on Bernard Avenue Thursday last, when  a most entertaining evening was  passed, towards which Messrs. W.  Cooper and LDilworth contributed  solos. Mr. J. W. Jones acted as  chairman, and Dr. B. F. Boyce  proposed the health of " the  happy couple," which was seconded by Mr. J. A. Bigger and responded to in suitable speeches  by Messrs. Davidson, Sutherland,  Munson.l laug, Hunter and Caddes.  Incidentally we may mention that  Mr. Curts' wedding day is also  Lap year day, so that, speaking  literally, twenty years will elapse  before the silver wedding can be  celebrated.  Fatal Accident to  Kelowna Teamster  Loaded Wagon Passes Over  His Head  A distressing accident occurred  about 9 o'clock Monday morning  near the C.P.R. tracks, resulting in  the death of Wm. Constable, an  employee of the Central Okanagan  Lands, Ltd.  Deceased was engaged along  with others in hauling wood pipe  for irrigation work in Glen :r ore.  I le had loadsd his wagon from the  car and was climbing to his seat  on the top, when some of the pipe  slipped causing him to fall to the  ground. Startled by the noise the  team started forward and the  wheel of the heavily-loaded wagon  passed over the pool" fellow's head  fracturing his skull and causing  instant death. Dr. Boyce was  hastily summoned, but pronouncing life extinct. A formal inquest  was held on the spot, after which  the body was removed to the  undertaking parlors of the Kelowna  Furniture Co.  Constable, who wns a steady,  reliable man, and well liked by all  who came into contact with him,  had been in the employ of the  company for some time, last year  having acted as water baliff. He  was an Englishman hailing from  Scai borough, Yorks, where his  relatives at present reside. The  company at once communicated  news of the sad occurrence to his  mother by cable and a reply has  been received,  Interment took place Wednesday nt the Kelowna cemetery,  service being previously held at  St. Michael's church, the Rev. T.  Greene offii i.iiirg. The church  was crowded with friends of the  deceased, the cainp having been  shut down for half a-day to allow  the men to attend. The funeral  was also attended by the heads of  the Company, the office staff, and  a large number of local sympathizers. A beautiful wreath of flowers, the product of Mr. H. Lvaon's  green - lionsr s, was sent by  Constable's fellow boarders.  There is a rumor current that  sums of money were owing to the  deceased by persons in the Kelowna district amounting to $250,  and at Okanagan Centre to $175.  Those concerned are asked to  kindly communicate at once with  the Company, who will see that  the cash is placed to his estate.  Drunken Quarrel  Ends in Murder  Half-breed Shot Through Head  at Westbank  Master Willie day won the matinee dot contest ot Dreamland last  Saturday afternoon.  Some amusement wan caused at  the "Passion Play," Tuesday night  by the inevitable "small boy at the  back." When the " wonderful  draught of fishes" was hauled  above the surface of the waters in  the nets of the future disciples,  this irreverent youth called out  " Kickininnies I  Clever Shooting Exhibition  Mr. Chas. E. Mink, expert demonstrator'for the Dominion Cartridge Co., was in town last Monday and gave an exhibition of  shooting in the afternoon wh'ch  was an eyeopener to those who  witnessed it.  Mr. Mink's work with the shotgun was clean and quick, keeping  several of the onlookers busy filling the air with bottles, cans, etc.,  doubles and trebles being apparently easy work, judging from the  very few misses made.  The work with the .22 rifle was  good, too. Walnuts, pieces of coal  were thrown into the air and shot  to pieces. A piece of card placed  edgeways was cut in half, and several bullets placed in the same  bullet hole in succession.  The best work was done with a  big 30-30 rifle. Oranges, half-  bricks and pieces of coal were  thrown in the air and shot before  reaching the ground. A piece of  quarter-inch steel was thrown in  in the air and shot through as easily ns if it were a piece of paper,  while the same bullet fired into an  orange did not pass through it entirely, but spread as soon as it entered, leaving very little of the  orange to be seen. In addition to  this Mt. Mink did a number of  fancy revolver and tifle stunts in  various positions, with mirrors, etc.  making in all a splendid exhibition  of marksmanship.  In the evening he visited the Indoor Rifle Range, but not being a  specialist on taiget work did not  do so well as out-doors. However he did excellent shooting and  made the highest score of the day.  The citizens of Kelowna were  startled and horrified last Sunday  to learn that on the previous night  a brutal murder had been committed at Westbank, and that three  men of the already notorious  McDougall family of half-breeds  had been arrested. As the details  leaked out it appeared that Dave  McDougall, of Duck Lake, had  been shot and killed in a drunken  row near the farm of his uncle,  Edward McDougall.and that Albert  McDougall, son of the latter, had  been arrested as author of the  crime. The father and another  son, Dan, were also arrested on  suspicion of complicity.  In the early hours of Sunday morning,  constable looth, of the provincial police,  was summoned to Westbank, and proceeding to tbe McDougall farm found the  murdered man lying face down in a pool  of blood on the hillside a short distance  below the barn. In the back of his head  was a gaping wound wiiich had evidently  been caused by a rifle shot. No salisfac  lory explanation was forthcoming on inquiry at the house but strong suspicion  fell upon Albert McDougall and he was  arrested and brought to Kelowna along  with his father Edward, and brother Dan.  On Mnnd��y a jury was summoned, con.  rusting ���l Messrs P. B. Wiltltts, A. Edwards,  E VvVdJell (foreman), R. I-". Morrison,  D. W. Sutherland and Geo Rowclijfe, and  an inquest orr the body of the murdered  mnn was field by Dr. Boyce.  A Urge number nf witnesses were  examined by Mr. J. F. Burne, but their  cvideiico Was Very conflicting and contradictory. No definite motive could be assigned [pi lire crime which seemed to have  been tire outcome of a drunken quatrel,  the result probably, of   previous tllfc-ling.  1 he McDougall house tins long been a  general rendezvous for ull that is disrepn.  table and vicious in the district. The  f.nnily is a large one and nn Saturday  night a party of them, consisting of Ed.  McDoUitall, stir., the sous Albeit, Dan and  August, two daughters, and a cousinT>ave  from Duck Lake, seems to have been  assembled along with two Englishmen.  Win. Miller and Jack Huston, who admit  having taken whisky with them. Considerable drinking appears to have bren going  on. Later, the parly left the farm taking  the trail to August's house which is some  distance away. They did trot goaltogether,  but in ones and twos. Albert evidently  stayed behind, and alter going some distance Dave senna to have turned back.  I-1 nni the evidence of the witnesses who  were ahead at the time, quarrelling was  heard when Dave got back, and four shots  in quick succession, the inference being  that Albert shot his cousin near the house.  The jury returned a verdict to the effect  that " Dave McDougall met his death by  being shot in the head by some unknown  person."  On Tuesday, the accused, Albert McDougall, was brought up for preliminary  trial, his father and Dan being charged aa  accomplices after the fact. Later the two  latter practically admitted having seen  Albert fire the shots, and were allowed to  go free. Charged with the crime prisoner,  who was more visibly affected by tbe  seriousness of his position than on the  previous day, stated that he had been  drunk at (he time of the murder and could  not remember anything about it.  He was committed  for trial at the next  Opening of New  Catholic Church  Interesting Ceremony Took  Place Sunday Last  The new church erected by the  Catholics of Kelowna and district  was opened wilh due solemnity on  Sunday last. The church, winch  although not yet entirely fiiiihlied,  is a beautiful structure, into which  considerable taste in designing and  killed workmanship have been  put, was crowded to its utmost  capacity with Catholics from ull  parts of the Valley, as well as a  number Protestant sympathisers.  Grand Mass was celebrated in  the morning by the pastor, the  Rev. Father Verbeke, assisted by  the Rev. Father Choinell, of Greenwood as deacon, and the Ri v.  hatlier Citron of Vernon as sub-  deacon. An eloquent and appropriate sermon was delivered by  Father Choinell, The choir of St.  James  Catholic   Church,   Version,  took care of tha musical part of the service, and their excellent rendering of the  beautiful mass music was mnch appreciated.  The evening service consisted of the  Rosary, Sermon and Benediction.  Mr. M. Hereron and A. O. Brunette  acted as ushers.  The new church supplies a need which  has long been felt by Kelowna Catholics  and has received generous support from  many of ihe other denominations, who, as  the Rev. Father t-xpessed it, were Catholics  ir heart, It lias been built under the immediate supervision of Rev. Father Ver-  beki', wli.. contending against many difficulties has brought it to its present cr.n.  diliun at a cos! of somewhere about $V)00  and it if estimated ihul $i000 more will be  required to comi Feb the building.  1 he [nteriol of the t Inir, h is well wcrth .  a visit. Lvi n apart from the religious  point ol view, tiic betuilitul stained glass  windows, especially the window ot tbe  Sacred i loart, just aver the main Alter can.  not but please the rye, and the workmanship and designs of cealing and walls are  most effective considering the slight cost  entailed.  Large Crowd Sees Passion Play  McBride and Bowser  to visit Kelowna  Election Campaign Started  The proclamation is out for the  forthcoming Provincial elections.  Nomination for the Okanagan is to  be held nt Vernon on March 14th.  Polling will take place on Tuesday  March  28th.  Arrangements for the campaign  have already been made. It was  at first doubtful whether the Liberal paity of the province generally would contest the election, but  later a decision was made to put up a vigorous opposition. So far as the Okanagan  is concerned no announcement has yet  been made.  Premier McBride and Mr. Bowser are  to tour the province and according to a  telegram received thev expect to address a  meeting in Kelowda on Tuesday afternoon  at 2 p.m. March 19th.  The moving picture reproduction  of the famous "Passion Play" of  Ober-Aninieigau, which was given  in the Opera House Tuesday evening attracted almost a record crowd  and as the largest share of the proceed went to the Hospital Aid, the  institution should benefit to a considerable extent.  The films, which were shown by  Mr. Duncan, of the Dreamland  theatre, were excellent in every  way, and gave a wonderful impression of the life-story of Christ  as presented by the actor-villagers  in the queer old Bavarian hamlet  once every ten years. The Kelowna orchestra rendered appropriate music, while Mr. G. Ferrier  sang "The Holy City," lo the accompaniment of Mr, H. T. Boyd.  Mrs. Norman Symonds and family, who have been visiting Mr.  Symonds for ihe past few weeks,  left for their home in Vancouver  by this morning's boat.  The Rev. P. Henderson, of Armstrong, was in town Monday,  | attending the meeting of the prea-  i bylery in Knox church.  Mr. and Mrs. Campbell, of  I Miami, Sask., were visitors during  the    w-ek  of   Mr.  and   Mrs.   D.  McMillan.  Five per cent, of the receipts of  Calder'i sale on Saturday are to  be given to the hospital. If the  rush of buyers continues ns it has  been doing for the past week or  two the Hospital should benefit to  I a considerable extent.  The monthly meeting of the  Country Girls' branch of the  Hospital Aid will be held on Saturday, Match 9th, at 3.30 p.m.,  at the residence of the Misses  Metcalfe.  The results of the voting on the  question of '' Chuich Union"  which took place a month ago,  have been rnude known so far as  the local Presbyterian churches are  concerned. At Knox church the  vote showed 58 in favor and 20  against; the country, 41 wen; for  and 8 against. A large number of  those elegible, however, did not  record their votes at all.  A meeting of the Kelowna Conservative Association ia to be held  on Saturday next, March 8th, in  Ravmer's small  hall, at 8 p.m.  At the meeting of the Kelowna  Brotherhood on Sunday afternoon  next, in the Baptist church, at 3.30,  Mr. C. Groves is to give a paper  on "Arbitration."  The Rev. and Mrs. F. Millar, of  Penticton, spent Monday and Tuesday in town, the guests of Mr. and  Mrs. D. D Campbell. Mr. Millar  attended the meeting of the presbytery in Knox church.  Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Fraser and  Mrs. Plaskett passed through on  the boat Monday to Penticton,  returning from a three months'  trip to Ontario.  Dr. Knox had so far recovered  from his illness to be able to leave  for the const Saturday. He will  also probably visit the Hot Springs. The Orchard City Record.  Thursday, Mar. 1  THE ORCHARD CITY RECORD  I'ubhihed every Thursday at the Office,  Kelowna. B.C.  /Otf.V LEATHLEY, Editor and Proprietor.  Subscription fl .50 per annum.  To Drilled Slates $2.00 per annum.  Advertising rates upon application.  The evidence given at the inquest on the murdered half-breed,  news of the brutal tragedy connected with the death of whom  shocked the city at the beginning  of the week, served to bring to  light some unsavory details respecting the visits of so-called " white"  men to the hot-bed of vice and  drunkenness which has long been  a festering sore on the other side  of the lake. If the man who has  been sent up for trial is convicted  of the crime he will no doubt  richly deserve his fate, though the  deed was most likely committed in  a drunken frenzy. But what of  the filthy scoundrels who go out of  their way to supply the Indians  with the whisky which sets their  savage brains on fire '! It seems a  pity that the arm of ths law is not  long enough lo bring them to  book.  Complaint was made in the  council chamber last Monday of  the wilful damage being done to  shade trees along the streets of the  city. This is a matter which is  constantly recurring. The damage  Is usually attributed to thoughtless  schoolboys whose destructive instincts  are   apparently   similar   to  those   or   a   young   pup,  and  similar remedy should be applied,  namely, a good licking when  caught; but they are not responsible for all the harm done, nor  perhaps even most of it. Drivers  ol rigs who take the sides of the  streets, and take lliein recklessly  not caring what damage they do,  are the worst offenders. If such  have not brains enough to appreciate the value of shade trees in  the beautifying of the city, and  the necessity of protecting them  while young, it is to be hoped  the police authorities will endeavour to teach them with sharp fines.  Communications  Under tbta trending communKatlona iclll  bo racelced upon any eubject ot intsrsat.  Letters must be signud, br bilel, nnoid  peraonslltiin.   The Bditor doee not a.v '  sasarlluendorae opinions gicon belots.  Rutland School Question  The Editor.  Dear Sir: Your correspondent  of last week writing on this subject,  evidently left the meeting "too full  for utterance " and was consttained  to fly to " printer's ink " with such  haste forcing one to think he had  dabbled in it for so long a time  that he turned instinctively to its  use. If " Fair and Square" had  turned loose such lovely arguments  when the discussion was on, perhaps (?) the result ol the vote would  have been different.  Most of us can think ol grand  and eloquent thoughts after it is all  over, but its while the fight is on,  that its necessary to do the firing.  Has he never heard of resolutions  being rescinded after additional  light and knowledge have been  brought on the subject ? The truth  of the old adage," Second thoughts  are best," was fully verified by the  action taken at the meeting last  Tuesday. The graciousness of the  South-enders to allow the school  to be built on the centre line is  neutralized by their knowledge  that the store, (around which most  of the south end children live) is  but a short distance from that line,  and by ignoring the claims of those  living in the N. E. and N. W. of the  district.  The Porter lot was brought to  the notice of the trustees, and one  of the members, at least, would not  entertain the idea, and refused to  bring its purchase before the voters  but spent a lot of time inducing  another owner of land to offer 4  acres at the high price of $750.00  per acre rather than the school  should be placed contrary to his  own ideas. One of the points "discreetly kept in the background"  was that the Reilly lot would have  had to be bought "en bloc" and  $4,700 was the price to be paid.  Will someone kindly lise and explain why the chairman did not see  fit to take the meeting into his confidence, and give his   reasons.  " Fair and Square" apparently  contends that 32 from 53 in attendance is not representative, showing him to be a little weak in arithmetic, and as another instance ol  a point " discreetly kept in the  background " he does not record  the fact of one lot receiving only 9  votes and the other 13 in favor as  against 32 to 2 for the lot chosen  No sir. The fact is that a personal  element has crept into the question  and the minority hate to give in.  but as this is a public matter, and  ihe Trustees bul the mouthpiece!-  or acting managers for the people,  they should do as the majority ol  the voters desire, and show themselves men with public spirit  enough to to view the question in  broad minded way and work to-  gether for the good of the district  as a whole. Many south enderi^  were known to have voted for the  Porter lot from an economical  motive.  PRO BONO PUBLICO.  Proposed Poultry Association  Sirs : I was appointed to wrib  lo the Department of Agriculture,  Victoria, urging them to send a  representative to Kelowna to oi-  ganize an Association.  1 have just received a reply stating that it ia impossible at the present time to do so, but advising us  to go on and organize and thev  will send on a man to help us  later.  If persons wishing to join the  Kelowna Association will please  give me their names, or send me a  post-card or letter stating their willingness to be members, as soon ns  we have twenty-five names (the  number required ) I will call a meeting by letter to each applicant, and  then we can organize.  Yours truly,  J. C. STOCKWELL  You judge a man not by what lie pro*  mines to do, but by what lie haa done.  That i�� the only true test. Chamberlain's  Cough Remedy judged by thia standard  haa no superior. People everywhere  ���peak of it in the higheit terms of praise  This is Leap Year    )o  We  may  expect  many  proposals, but I  am  going  to indulge in a proposal of my own.   Don't blush,  but  calmly,   seriously and thoughtfully   peruse the  this list of Levitt's bargains:���  3 Corner  Lots, $1,000. 1   Lot,  $250  Good Two-roomed Shack and Lot, $500  Good House [outbuildings, &c] and Lot, $900  Good House [cellar, electric light, hot water], finished  in fir, and Lot, $3,000  This  is  only  a  very  small  sample of what  I  have  Lb VI1 19 The Homeseeker's Friend  Don't forget I'm agent for Layritz Nurseries,  so if you  want anything in that line see me.  Any property you have for rent, sale, or if you are looking for such  see me and I will try to meet your requirements either by finding a  tenant or buyer, or if you are wanting to' buy by putting you next to  some good snaps.  J. LEVITT,  :   Crowley  Block   :  Office open everyt'evening after supper.  P.O. Box 495.   Phone 194.  S. T. ELLIOTT  R. A. COPELAND  ELLIOTT &COPELAND  Real Estate and Insurance Brokers  Room 2  Crowley Block  We have some of the  Choicest Residential & Business Blocks  in the City on our lists, and amongst  them some specially good buys. Anyone  wishing   to   invest should see  us  first.  We are open to list any or all kinds of city or farm property, and  will sell it at list price. There will be no adding to the price without  the consent of the owner. Come in and let us show you some of  our best properties.     If you want to make money this is your opportunity.  Word About Corsets  Our stock contains a correct corset for every figure  and at almost any price you are prepared to pay  La Diva (No. 609) Reducing Corset, self-adjusting, six  hose supporters, also side straps, which reduce  any prominence - $3.75  La Diva (No. 550). A splendid corset for slight figures.  Non-rustable. Medium figures also can use this  corset to good advantage - - -   $2.75  D. & A. (No. 512). An excellent corset at an easy  price. Has medium and long hip, very graceful  and of good quality        - - $2.25  D. & A. (No. 418). A good corset for short figures and  really excellent value at - - -   $1.75  D. & A. (No. 363). Long hip, non-rustable, garters  attached - - - - -     $1.50  Directoire (No. 154). Four garters attached. Price $1.00  Other lines, including Maternity and Nursing, and Corsets for Growing Girls.  'Phone 22  Lequime Bros. & Co.  'Phone 22 Thursday, Mar. 7  Orchard Citu Record  mK3mtmmm^xm*w:'.ZismM  tt\\Mr4^m,rrnt^T-i-f7Wrf,^  jfe have Boots to Shoe every man, woman end child in the Valley, and can soil p to boot  CALDER IS AFTER YOUR SHOE TRADE  On Friday and Saturday We will have on display hundreds of pairs of  Boots, Shoes and Slippers, at "Quick Sale" Prices. It means a big loss  to us on every pair, but we care nothing for this, We must get rid of the goods and  our time to do SO is limited. Now if you need Shoes we will save you money. Read  carefully every item;   if you see nothing in this list that appeals to you, come anyhow as  WE   HAVE   IT   HERE   FOR   YOU  Baby Slippers  Regular 75r, $1.00 Quick sale, 55c  75 pairs  Children's Slippers,  Oxfords, Boots, &c.  Regular $1.50, $1.75, $2.00  60 pairs Quick sale, 75c  Girls'  Slippers & Oxfords  Regular  up  to  $2.75  50 pairs   .      Quick sale, $1.45  Children's Sandals  Tans, Patent, Reds, &c.  Regular $1.45, $1.60, $1.75  45 pairs Quick sale, 98c  Girls'Felt Slippers  Regular up to $1.25 Quirksale, 50c  60 pairs  We can Shoe the  whole family  Ladies' Tan Oxfords  Regular  $3.00, $3 50  Quick sale-, $2.15  piiirs  Ladies'   English   Slippers,  Pumps, Court Shoes, &c.  Regular $3.00, $3.25, $3.50  60 pairs Quick sale, $1.66 per pair   I  Ladies'  Tan  Soots j  Regu'ar $4 50  $4.75, $5.00  Quick   sale,  $2.95  40 pairs  Ladies' Pumps  Queen Quality Oxfords  Regular $4.00  Quick sale, $2.90  Regular $4.50  Quick Sale, $3.25  Regular  $3.00, $3.50  Quick   sile, $1.78  30 pairs  Boston  Favourites  "  Regular $3.50 boot  Quick sale, $2.45  Regular $3.50 Oxfords  Quick sale, $2 45  Ladies' Oxfords, Dongola,  Patents,  27 pairs  R.'gulir up to  $4.00  Qjick sale, $1.95  Queen Quality  Bo^ts  $.500   Patent   Bluchers  Quick sale, $3.40  $5.50 Dongola Bluchers  Quick sale, $3.65  500 Pairs of Men's and Boys' Boots just arrived  and  put  into stock to be sold at "Quick Sale" prices  Men s Patent Bluchers  Regular $5.50  Quick sale, $4.15  Men's Velour Calf Oxf'ds  Regular $5.00           Quick sale, $3.75  Men's Tan Grain  12 inch leg  Regular $5.50            Quick sale, $4.25  Boys' Box Calf Bluchers  Regular $3.00        Quick sale, $2.25  Men's Elk Bluchers  Regular $5.00                   Quick sale, $3.75  25 pairs  Boys'  Fine Dongola Bluchers  Regular $2.75            Quick sale, $2.10  DeVernor's Cushion  Sole Boot  Men's Felt Slippers  up to $1.75  Quick sale, 75c per pair  Boys' Heavy Grain  School Boots  Regular $2.25              Quick sale $1.70  Regular $6.00                 Quick sale, $4.45  Men's White Buckskin  Tennis Shoes  English manufacture  Regular $5.00            Quick sale, $2.80  45 pairs  Men's Gun Metal Boots  Regular $5.00    Quick sale. $4.15  Men's Grain Bluchers  Regular $3.50                  Quick sale, $2.60  Boys' Patent Bluchers  Regular $3.75                  Quick sale, $2.90  Men's Dongola Bluchers  Regular $5.00                  Regular $4.25  Quick sale, $3.75      Quick sale $3.00  Men's Box Calf Boots  Red lined  Regular $6.00             Quick sale, $4.45  Boys' Canvas Oxfords  Regular up to $1.25             Quick sale, 50c  50 pairs  Men's Tennis Shoes  Up to $1.65���Quick sale, 75c  Men's K Boots  Boys' Canvas Boots  Regular up to $1.65             Quick sale, 95c  35 pairs  Regular $7.50                 Regular $8.00  Quick sale, $5.75      Quiek sale, $6.25  Men's English Kip  Regular $3.75           Quick sale, $2.95  Saturday, March 9th, is Hospital Day at Calder's  total receipts  of that  the Kelowna Hospital.  We will  donate to the Kelowna  Hospital   5 per cent, of   the  day.    If we sell $1,000 of goods on Saturday, it will mean $50 to  fi  i  Terms  Strictly CASH  As we have no time  lor bookkeeping.  oS&U W. B. M. CALDER, Prop.  Store Opens at  9 a.m. TV, Orchard Citu Record.  Thursdatj, Mar. ?  The Keloicna Land  and Orchard Co.,  LIMITED.  RESIDENTIAL LOTS  IN THE CITY  Cadder Avenue        Abbott Street  Willow Avenue  FIVE ACRE LOTS  WITHIN ONE MILE OF CITY  LIMITS  On Easy Terms  TEN ACRE LOTS  ON THE BENCH  Under Irrigation and Domestic Systems  CALX 0I{ WHITE  K. L. 0. Co.'s Office, Keller Bib,  THE MORRISON-THOMPSON  HARDWARE Co., Ltd.  Town and Country  SPRAYING SEASON  <x   IS HERE   ro  We  are  handling  the  best  lines of  hand and power  !~   SPRAY PUMPS   .  Also  the Angle  Friend    and   Spray  Motor   Nozzles,  Extension   Rods,  Hose, &c.  A shipment of Lime and Sulphur Spra\/s to arrioe in feu) days  Furnace and   Hot-Water Heating a Speciality.  1 lie monthly inciting df tlie W.  C. T. U. will he held at the home  ot Mrs. Reekie, sin., on Tuesday  afternoon next at 3 p.m. 1 he  meeting will be addtessed by Dr.  Maud McNaugliton oil the subject  of " Home Nursing." All mothers  are especially invited to attend.  We beg to acknowledge receipt  of the following un behalf   of   the  'Chinese Famine fund:  A  friend        -        -        $10.00  A. ratters...,  - - 2.00  A meeting to organize a baseball league tor the city is to be held  in the office of Messrs Josselyn &  Coirper (next to Rifle Range) on  Wednesday next, March 31st nt  8 p.m.  Al a meeting of the Young People's Society of Knox church on  Monday March 1 Ith in the Presbyterian Sunday school hall, a Irctme  will be given by Mr. Geo. E.  Bover, on "Some Amusing and  Other R< niini&censts of a Lay  Preacher in the Old Land."  Mrs. R. F, Morrison will not receive Wednesday afternoon March  13th.  Capt. and Mrs. Knight wish to  announce that they will be " at  home " to the friends of Mr. J. G.  l'rnsei and family on Wednesday  evening, March 13th. and ask that  a special note be made of this date.  Pending departure for Vancouvei  by Thursday's boat, the Fraseis  are the guests at the home of Mrs.  Knight.  Jack Kincaid went up to Aim-  strong Saturday last returning Sunday afternoon.  Miss. George, teacher of tin-  Primary class at the Public Schorl  left last week end for Nanaimo, in  response to a message announcing  the death of her niece. Miss J.  Bell of Vernon has temporal il)  taken her place.  Mr. M. W. Russell of the Cen  tral Okanagan Lands, Ltd., returned Thursday last from North Yakima where he had been for the  purpose of buying nursery stock  for planting this spring in Glenmore.  It is the intention of Mr. C. D.  Tuckey, who bad bis house burnt  last week in Glenmore, to rebuild  at once.  The annual meeting of the Women's Auxiliary of St. Michael's  church will be on Friday next,  March 8th. Holy Comunion will  be celebrated at 10.30 a.m. with an  address by Rev. Mr. Greene. The  business meeting will be held at  3 o'clock at Mis. DuMoulin's.  A large appropriation has been  made by the C.P.R. for repairs to  be carried out on the steamer Okanagan.  Apropos of the difficulty of securing a local assessor, an exchange  notes that seven women assessors  have been appointed in Spokane,  remarking at the same time that  what these new officials do not  find out about the financial lating  oj Spokane's bachelors will not be  worth knowing.  i$<$Ml ii��s?w swSzM  20,000,000  READERS  Twenty Million Readers  PATHE'S WEEKLY  IS POPULAR  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.  Hospital Subscriptions  The secretary of the Kelowna  Hospital Society acknowledges  with thanks receipt of the following .Inn.iti.,n of fruit and vegetables, etc., lo the end of February  1912.  Mr. G. Francis, fruit and vege.  tables.  Mr. F. A. Taylor, box of apples.  Mrs. W. C, Cameron, jelly.  Mrs. Gil. Blackwood, eggs and  vegetables.  Mr. and Mrs. Craig, onions, potatoes and jam,  Mrs. Armstrong, jam.  Cash contributions  Thos. Murray, . - $ 5 00  C. W. Dickson - - - 10.00  G. A. Fisher . . . 5.00  Benvoulin Picsbyterian Sunday School - - - 5.00  T. Renwirk - 5.00  H. F. Meurling . . - 9 75  H. Tod Royd      .      . . 10.00  Just About Now is the Right Time  to call in and renew your subscription to the " Record.'  The GREENHOUSES  RICHTER STREET  {Hriwe.it Pnutfytsrisa ft ,rrw Saltish. lunch..)  Tomato [EarlianaJ I   Plants  Cabbage for  Cauliflower, &c.   '     Sale  Bedding 'Plants  Alt Plant* wli Hardened and Transplanted  PALMER &R0GERS0N-Box 117  Because it records  things as they are,  and in it the public  in   their millions  can study contemporary history���  events   as    they  actually occurred  THE  Royal Bank of Canada  HEAD  OFFICE    -    Montreal. Quebec.  NEWYORKOFF1CE . 65. William Si.     LONDON OFFICE (Ens.) - 2,bankBld��i.,PrincessSi.  Capital Paid Up    -   $6,200,000      Reserves    -    $7,200,000  Total Assets over  j 109,000,000  -   Bank by Mail   -  Account! can be opened and operated b>  mail.    Write for particulars, we shall  be glad to explain.  THE   SECRET  OF  WEALTH  lies in these four letters  SAVE  Start  a  Savings   Account    to-day.      Deposit   regularly   and   watch it   grow.  Deposits of   One Dollar and upwards received.  Secure one of our SAFETY DEPOSIT BOXES and place your  valuables beyond peril or danger of Are.  Lodged in absolutely fireproof safe.  AT  DREAMLAND  EVERY WEEK  mm  Kelowna Branch        -       H. F. REES, Manager.  Branches and correspondents throughout the world.  The  Business Man Who Does Not Advertise  is like the merchant without a store  window. He may have the best of  goods, and the most reasonable scale of  prices, but he must let the people know  it ~and, moreover, keep the fact constantly before them. A good well-written  advertisement is a portable shop window.  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  Solution  for  GREAT WEST  WONDER FENCING  Another carload in this week.  Have You ordered Yours?  FENCE  POSTS  CREOSOTE  Prevents Decay; also preserves barns, shingle  roofs and all rough woodwork.   Gives a rich  brown color.    Don't cost much.   All   kinds  Fencing Materials.  A. E. CLARKE, Rutland, B.C.  A word to the wise is sufficient."  Try an Advertisement in the " Record " just to  ensure perfect business running and a safe revenue fhursdat), Mar. 7  Orchard Gity Record  PHONE 150  DALGLEISH & GLENN  For the best in all kinds of  AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENTS  AUTOMOBILES  We   are prepared  to  receive   your orders for any   of   the  following reliable makes :���  "CASE,"   "HUDSON,"   "REO,"   "HUPMOBILE."  Come and talk to us about them  Buggies,    Wagons,   Democrats,   &c,  to suit all purchasers.  " PREST ��� 0 - LITE "  Lighting system for automobiles.   Ask for booklet on this only really satisfactory system.  SPRAY OUTFITS  It is becoming every year more obvious that   spraying,  to be effective, must be thoroughly done.    The cheapest and  best way to handle an orchard of any size is with   a   power  outfit.    We carry the  I. H. C. Power Spray Outfit  complete with I, 2 or 3 h. p. engine wagon  and   tank.    This  is giving satisfaction in some of the best fruit districts.  A New Departure  By the purchase of T. Cooper's Harness business we  have added a new branch. We are now carrying a  big stock of first-class  HARNESS   AND   SADDLERY  Repairs of all kinds by competent men.  The famous "FIVE  ROSES" FLOUR  Lake of tbe Woods Milling Company.  ::    FEED   ::  Hay,   Oats,   Bran,  Wheat,  Barley,  and  Oat   Chop.  DALGLEISH & GLENN,  Pendozi Street and Lawrence Avenue.  k^^UOOtXa^^.  .<*-,  \mMu oou haw Jfe, ftuttiztf Safy  m jfcb vtohid Sid it Uywbed- fijM%  OrVi to make iXbpLonfand heaUty.  $wi the Safy one off ouPi nm- ea\~  hiofeb it vtiM enioy U ad> mueh a��  wu i^ouM an auXomoSiCe. new-  and lahae Uo&h.    ftUee Udwecl.  KELOWNA FURNITURE CO.  First Convocation of New  B. C. University  Formal notice of the first convocation of the University of British  Columbia is given in the official  gazette. The meeting will be held  I in Victoria in the auditorium of  South Park school on Wednesday,  August 21, 1912, at 10 a.m.  1 he first convocation will consist of all graduates of any university in His Majesty's Dominions  who have been actually residing  in the province two years prior to  August 21, 1912, and who, at least  six weeks prior to this date, have  registered themselves as members  of such convocation ;  Twenty'five members to be selected by the lieutenant-governor-  in-council.  Every applicant for registration  as a member of convocation  should forward to the provincial  secretary, Parliament buildings,  Victoria, not later than six weeks  before August 21, 1912; his name,  the Christain name or names being  given in full; his post office address in full; the degree or degrees  which he holds, or in lieu of parchments'a certificate signed by the  registrar of his university lo the effect that he is a graduate of such  university ; the date on which he  graduated ; a statement giving the  number of years during which the  applicant has resided in the province ; the statutory fee of two dol-  ars.  After the first convocation, all  convocations shall be composed of  the chancellor, the senate, the members of the first convocation, and  all persons who shall have become  graduates of the University of British Columbia.  We Make Homes Happy.'  Death of Hon. Ed. Blake  After an illnejs extending over  five year.", the Hon. Edward Blake,  nne time leader of the Liberal party  in Canada, and former Premier of  Ontario, and one of the foremost  politions of the day, passed away  at his residence in loionto last  Friday. His death was not unexpected. He had been growing  weaker, and not expected to rally.  British Army Expenditures  The estimates of expenditures  for the British army for the fiscal  year of 1912-13, including both  effective and non-effective services,  aggregate $133,300,000, or an increase of $850,000 over those of  the year 1911-12. The enlite increase in the estimates is due to  the proposed expenditure by the  government in development of  aviation in the British annv, as it is  planned to spend $800,000 on the  acquisition of aeroplanes alone.  The first consignment of J. Pier-  pont Morgan's European art treasures has arrived in New York, appraised at $700,000. Almost every  incoming liner from now on will  bring a parcel of the'treasures gathered in all parts of the old world,  the total value of which was placed  a more than $50,000,000.  Mra. Emmeline Pankhurst, Mrs.  Lukes and Mrs. Marshall, the three  leaders of the window smashing  campaign by which the suffragettes  succeeded in terrorising the London tradesmen, were sentenced  each to two month's imprisonment.  Sir. John Tenniel, the famous  cartoonist, who was on the staff of  "Punch" for fifty years, celebrated  bis 92nd bitthday last Wednesday.  He is still in good health and ia  looking forward to the summer to  renew his walks from his home in  Kensington. Hia great pass-time  is to be read aloud to by a companion. For some time he has  been quite blind.  Chamberlain's Cough Remedy has won  its great reputation and extensive sale by  its remarkable cures of coughs, colds and  croup. It can be depended upon. Try  it.   Sold by all dealers.  ��fe StantaA  MONTREAL.  THE 8TANDARD Is the National  Weekly Newspaper of the Dominion  of Canada. It Is national in all its  alms.  It uses the most expensive engravings, procuring the photographs from  ���II over the world.  Its articles arc carefully gslflOtsd and  Its editorial policy Is thoroughly  independent.  A subscription to The Standard  costs $2.00 par year to any address In  Oanada or Clreat Britain.  TRY IT FOR 1912!  Montreal  Standard  Publishing  Co.,  Limitsd,   Publishers.  Oi\anagan Mission  Proposed Separate Parish  A special vestry meeting was  held at St. Andrew's church on  Thursday, February 29, at 8 p.m.  to receive the report of the lay  delegate to the Diocesan Synod,  Mr. G. C. R. Harvey, with regard  to the proposed severance of Okanagan Mission from the parish of  Kelowna. The Rev. C. H. Mty-  rick presided over a numerous attendance, which included Mr.  and Mrs. Wansborough Jones, Mr.  and Mra. E. A. Barneby, Mr. and  Mrs. R. Cray. Mr, and Mrs. W.  Hobson, Mr. and Mrs. Chaplin, Mr.  and Mrs. A. II. Bell, and Messrs.  Harvey, Chater, Woodmas, W. M.  Thomson, Dodd. D.ilgleish, B.  Crichton, TayO', R. Favell, B.  Meyrick, Miss Townsend After  ihe minutes of the previous meeting had been read, the chairman  called upon Mr, Harvey to give  his report of the Diocesan Synod.  Mr. Harvey briefly releired to Bishop De Pencier's charge, and the  appeal made to every parish in the  liocese to assist the church at  Fernie in the financial difficulties  under which it was laboring. With  regard to tbe Clergy Pension Fund  he stated that a committee had  been appointed to consider the  matter and report to the next  Synod. Coming to the separation  of Okanagan Mission from the  parish of Kelowna, he said that the  Bishop had expressed himself in  favor of it as soon as the question  of a vicarage could be satisfactorily settled, and he then proceeded  to lay the financial situation before  the meeting. The half-acre next  to the church could be bought from  the South Kelowna Land Co. for  $250 ; Mr. B. Crichton had offered  an acre of land free, but this offer  could not be definitely accepted  until it was known thai water could  be obtained. Meanwhile Mr.  Clichton received the thanks of  the meeting icr his generous offer.  A dijcussion ensued as to the  probable coal of building a vicar-  are, nnd on the motion of Mr. Hob-  son, it was decided that the build-  ng should cost not less than $2,000  nor more than $3,000.  A motion by Mr. A. H. Bell was  then passed, to the effect that the  parishoners of Okanagan Mission  thought it advisable to have a separate palish, and that the church  committee should find out what  financial support was likely to be  forthcoming. A building committee was appointed, it being understood that nothing should be  done by them until a favorable  report had been received from the  church committee. 1 hose nominated on the building committee  were : Mrs. R. Gray, Mrs. Wans-  bourough Jones, and Mesers. Dalgleish, Harvey, Mallam, Chater, W.  M. Thompson, Barneby, and B.  Crichton.  The Okanagan Steam Laundry  The Fumiy Wash and the Bachelor Trade  are now receiving our undivided attention,  our plant being specially suited for work  of this nature  IVe can now give you as good work as anyone else  can  and  we expect  Kelowna to Patronise Kelowna Industry  Next week 'phone 159 and note results  Down Town Office  J. B. Whitehead's Pool Room  Rough and Dressed Lumber.  Shingles, Siding, Doors, Windows,  Mouldings,  Etc.  Kelowna Saw-Mill Company, Limited  J ^\j-VA^^V^A/V%y-^^"^^  HEWETSON and MANTLE, Ltd.  CAPITAL AUTHORIZED   -   $75,000  .    We have  Money to Loan at 8 per cent.  on First Mortgages  Agreements of Sale, Stocks & Shares, & other Securities  Purchased and Sold  : KELOWNA-WEST BANK  STEAM FERRY  \ Leaves Kelowna 9 a.m., 3.30  p.m.  Leaves Weitbank 9.30 a.m., 5 p.m.  Extra Service on  Wednesdays & Saturdays  Leaves Kelowna 11 a.m.  Leaves Westbank 11.30 a.m.  Many sufferers from rheumatism have  been furpriiod and delighted with the  prompt relief afforded by applying Chamberlain's Liniment. Not one case of rheumatism in ten requires any internal treatment whatever. This liniment is for sale  by all dealers.  CANADIAN  ARCHITECTS  Competition for New University  Buildings to be erected at Point  Grey, near Vancouver, B.C.  BEAR CREEK SERVICE, FRIDAYS  Leaves Kelowna 10 ..in., 4.30 p.m.  Leaves Bear Creek 10.30 a.m., 5 p.m.  A new and Fast Gasolin. Launch now  in commission for hire.  TERMS CASH  E. E. HANKINSON  'Phone No. 109.    Resid. 'Phone, 105.  An ad. in the Record is the  hall-mark of a progressive business. Insist upon people knowing you're there.  ERSKINE S CAMPBELL i  Builders and  Contractors.  Plans & Estimates Furnished  Residence, Park Ave.  P.O. Box 75.  Bouvette's Livery  New Premises:  Next to FIRE HALL  Careful and prompt attention  to al! orders for  LIVERY, EXPRESS  and DRAYING  Rigs for Hire turned out in  good style.  The Government of British Columbia  invite Competitive Plans for the general  scheme and design for tha proposed new  University, together with more detailed  Plans for the buildings to be erected first  a' an estimated cost of $1,500,000.  Prizes of $10,000 will be given for the  most successful Designs submitted.  Particulars of the competition and plan  of site may be obtained on request from  the undersigned.  The designs to be sent in by July 3i*t.  1912. addressed to  THE MINIS.ER OF EDUCATION,  Parliament Buildings,  Victoria, British Columbia.  14-19  GLENMORE FRUIT LANDS  Situated within one half mile of town, and being  about loo feel above the lake, it commands a beautiful view of the town, lelcc 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.  J. A. Bigger  BUILDER sad CONTRACTOR  Plans and Estimate. Furnished  Residence,   10  Lawrence Ave.  PHONE W  If you wish a cheap building lot or an acre of land call on u. .nd w. will  show you our sub-division  WOODLAWN   ���  Just four blocks from the centre of the town.     Prices low.   Terms easy,  monthly payments if so desired. The Orchard City Record.  Thursdaij, Mar. ?  AN OLD SAYING  THE OLDEST NATION  " O'XOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOQ  0  ChJia Is the Oldest Live Vntlon with  IN THE SCIENTIFIC WORLD  5  the Most  Hoinogeueous COOOOOOOOOCOCOOOOOCOOOOOOO  People.    SOJ1E FM   FALLACIES  Chic  Cleanliness II  us  Necessary  as  Private Cleanliness and It In the  Duty of Citizens to See  that Streets are  Clean.  The aid saying, "CleanllnesH Is the  Mother of Godliness," has been re-  vlaed by modern science. It now  rendu, "Olt&nMuMB la the Mother of  Health."  Clean houees, clean yards, clean  streeta, clean lonee, clean water ure  essential  to irood health.  In the cities, towns and villages,  Individual cleanliness lu not sufficient You make take Uie utmost  palne to keep your own house and  premises clean, but If Uie public  streets are dirty, dust laden with  dlseaee will be carried Into your  home. Civic cleanliness is as necessary as private cleanliness, und It Is  the duty of every citizen to use his  vote and influence tn favour of keeping the lanes, streets und other public  places perfectly clean at ull seasons  of the year.  It costs money to keep u city clean,  and Uie citizen should not grumble  about any taxation thut may be necessary for this purpose. There la  danger, however, in every community  that unless Uie right men are selected  for rauniclpul offices money which  should be tippd lo empire r-Mc clean-  llneaa may 'be Ubud lor other purposes. The best way would be to  have a special tax for Btreet cleaning  purposes, und restrict the municipal  authorities from using the revenue  obtained from thin tux for any other  purpose than street eleunhig.  FACTS ABOUT  THE DEAD  Tho Celebrated Son of  lie Kitsl Is  Account in' Its lliniuiicj, Goad  lur Swloimlug in.  The Dead Sim la some forty-aeven  mill's lonir, nnd shout ten miles wills  at Its greatest hreadtli Curiously  enough, It lies 1300 reel below "ho  level of the Mediterranean Many  ridiculous stories are told about tills  sheet of ���rater, oven In Pa'ostlne itself. For Instant", proii'e will lell  you In Jerusalem '.hat It Is Impossible  to swim In Us ivrii r-. nnd thai no  animals or vegetables enn exist near  ItS shores.     While  ;l   Is   IVr.e  thai   flsll  rannot live In tho lake, birds may  frequently he sen In certain plucos,  flying over the BUl'fnce.  As for BWltnmlng, the eveesslve  buoyonoy of the vvuter merely renders It difficult In make much headway, but BWlmmlng Is botli feasible  ami refreshing, Among the parly on  un exploring vessel there were several who coiihl not swim, yet in the  evening they often ventui'ud into the  water, anil floated about on ili.-ir  backs. What niie has to be careful  ahniit Is mil to gel the waler Into  tbe eyes. Indeed, did Palestine belong  to any other Power bill Turkey, probably the northern slime of the lake  would he a popular bnthlug station.  No doubt the ohrollde uf magnesia  which enters so largely into ihe  composition of the water would he  found to have medicinal cud curative  properties.  The water Is certainly very dense,  containing twenty-three per cent, of  solid matter, and Is, titiik fur bulk,  heavier than the human body. How  dense It Is may he realised from the  following table:���In a ton of water  from the Caspian Sea there are 11 Ib.  of salt; In the Baltic, 18 lb.; In the  Black Sea, 21) lb.! in the Atlantic, 111  lb.; lu the English Channel, 7:; lbs.;  In the Mediterranean, s.'i lb.; in the  Bed Sea, 93 lb.; and iu the Dead Soa,  187 lb.  it has generally been believed that  this lainous inland sea Is decreasing  In si:'e, but the reverse Is the case.  Some twenty years ago there was a  small Island about half a mile from  the north shore. This has now entirely disappeared, whilst ou the west,  east, and south sliures evidences of  the eneroachmei. of the waters upon  the land were noticeable In tbe  presence of partially submerged  forests of large irees still standing In  the death-dealing waters.  BECOBD IN  IKWSI'OlfTUMIN  Railway shippers and especially  shippers of live stuck will be Interested 111 the record made by the Snu In  transporting a shipment uf burses  frum St. Paul to Vancouver recently.  The shipment which consisted of one  hundred and firty thoroughbred  horses wus made, from Lexington  Kentucky, by Irving II. Wheatcroft, a  retired United Stales Hallway man  and the owner of'Several large stock  farms. In shipping his stuck, the mily  stipulation uf Importance made by  Mr. Wheatcroft was that the horses  should be delivered In good condition  at Vancouver In not mure than sU  days after they had left St. Paul.  In forwarding the shipment, the railway not only made delivery at  Vancouver within six days but cut  the time down to under four days,���  three days and Iwenty-one hours to  be exact. The special train containing Ihe horses left Minneapolis nt  10.15 A.M. one morning. The following day, at (1,31) P.M. It reached Portal  and It left Portal Ihe same night at  8.06 o'clock. The Irlp frum Portal  w-as made In sixty-two hours, Vancouver being reached four days after.  This Is reinurkably good time and on  the arrival of the horses at V'ancouvor  [J, Mr Wheatcroft complimented the  j Canndlan Railway officials ou the  high standard of their rrelght service.  V The horses wore eventually shipped  to Australia on the steamab.p "Kish".  It  The age of China is, says a writer,  so great that the beginnings ure lost  In the mists of antiquity. It wus  probably old wheil Egy*t wus you��g.  Ohloa was China when Abraham went  out from Ur of the Chuldees and became the founder of a new nation.  Beyond all questions, China is the  oldest living nation, and most homogeneous.  The sages, rather than the kings,  hare shaped China. The teachings of  Oonfuclua, who lived In the sixth century before Ohrtet, wpoundud a  moral philosophy and a scheme of  human government which, roughly  ���peaking, made China. His "five relations" have fixed the social order;  these are the relations of ruler and  his officials, husband and Wife, father  and son, elder and younger brother,  and friend and friend. These account for the formalism and fidelity  uf social ties in China, and for the  complete subordination of the Individual. Filial piety is the cardinal  virtue. The Kmperor, who is tho  'Son of Heaven," Ib an absolute autocrat, because the people stand toward  liim In the relation of children to  parent. The system or government is  thoroughly patriarchal. Through all  Btorms and stress, this doctrine hus  held the literati loyal to the throne,  and hus furnished, down to recent  [lays, sublime instances of devotion.  Confucius ia the Atlas who has borne  the "Middle Kingdom" upon his  BhoulderB. And Confucius kept his  own face, and the faces of his people,  turned toward the past. The colossal  conservatism uf China is directly  traceable tu the sage's teaching concerning the "good old days" and the  rights  of  the  deud,  PUOGltESS IN THE WEST  A piece of rallwa) construction  that is almost uniiiue is now under  way on the British Columbia Division  af ihe Canadian Northern Railway.  It is ii three mile stretch between  ���������-��� iu- '...- nnd Welhachln located at a pulut about an equal dla-  . >��� in. n tho towns of Lytten and  \shcref! und in that atrip of right of  tv��) tour tunnels ure to he built. One  .sill be fifteen hundred feet iu length,  mother u thousand feet und the two  Diners five hundred feet each.  Recently six hundred men were  ;mployed there bin this number will  probably be doubled lu the immediate  future. Owing to the anxiety of the  'iMimiluu Northern to complete the  satire section of their line from Edmonton to Vancouver It Is probable  hat construction work will be proceeded With during the winter. This,  however, should prove in so sense a  hardship beoauae of the mellew  ill mate uf die coast province und of  the fact thut this underground cutting will place the men employed  beyond the interference of conditions  shtnlnlng outside.  In addition to this section of heavy  rock work there are two other tunnels to be built in Uiis mountain  Jistrict that arc oven of greater size.  Dne of these, which is located neur  the town of Yale la to be almost hall  ii mile long, or to be exact -.',0711 feet.  The other bore Is to be made in the  Black Canyon close u> the town of  A.sh croft.  IMPEH1AL WIRELESS POST  An early announcement may be expected that negotiations have been  concluded  between  the  British   Post  Office and Marconi Company for the  erection of a chain of wireless telegraph stations around the world,  linking up the British dominions, nnd  giving Great Britain an Independent  system of telegraphic communication  with any part of the globe. Connection with Uie Western Hemisphere  will be affected by mt-ans of a station  already existing ul Gluce Bay, and it  Is proposed to establish another station at Montreal to communicate  direct with the West Indies, where  all the Islands will be connected by  short-distance stations. From Glace  Buy it will be possible to communicate  direct with Vancouver, where a large  power station is to oe established  which will provide direct communication  with  Hong Kong,  The Sea Not Blue  The poets are always Hinging of  "the sea, the sea, the deep, blue sea,"  but as a nuttier of fuel the sea is not  always blue, off the coast of California some time ago the waters turned black w It hull I any known reason,  and In the Red Sea the waler hus a  duU red tli<v<, caused by millions of  biuull seaweeds and suhaqiialic plaiils,  The Yellow Sea of China owes Ita  colour to thft floods of muddy water  the great river pollrI into It. The  Mediterranean Is true blue because  very few large fresh-water rivers  enter il, and being practically landlocked and exposed lo powerful sunlight It has the greatest evaporation  of all seas.  One of Un- Wrong Methods  A little girl rrom Ihe ICaut End of  London (Rng.) was invited to a  garden party given by h very aristo-  CMItlQ ludy to u group of little slum  children,  'Die little girl, us she drank her tea  und  ale  her  plum  cake on  a  velvet  lawn  under a  blooming cherry   tree,  bald   to her hosleHH  "Hoes your husband drink?"  "Why -er   so, not  to excess,"  was  the  astonished   reply.  "How much does be make?"  "He doesn't   work,"  aaid   the  lady.  "He is a capitalist."    ���  "You keep out of debt, I hope?"  "Of course, ohild. Wbat on earth���-"  "Your   colour   looks   natural   ���   I  trust you don't paJnt?"  "Look here," exclaimed the hostess,  "what do you mean by all these impudent questions?"  "Impudent?" said the little girl.  "Why ma'am, mother told me to be  sure and behave like a lady, and when  ladles call at our room they always  question mother like that."  Hies Rou'i Grow in Size and It Is not  the Case that the House  Spec.men Bites.  It is quite a common belief that  flies grow hi sine, und that the small  flies one comes ucross In the house  are but the young of the larger house-  flies, bul this is quite u misconception.  The difference one notices In flies  of very similar appearance is due to  their belonging to u different species.  The feet of flies ure wonderfully  adapted to their habits, for they are  equally useful ror moving in any  position over either rough or smooth  surfaces. When walking over a rough  surface there are two claws which  come into play und enable them to  grip tightly, but when the foot falls  on to a smooth surface the claws are  automatically withdrawn, und, a pad  comes inlu contact with the smooth  plane. This pad Is provided with  minute glands, which cause the air to  be expelled from between the pada,  the surface to which the feet cling.  Bristles ure ulso provided In the feet,  and these probably contain the nerves  Which eiiuble the Insect to feel Its way  along und select its foot-hold. Another popular fallacy with regard to  the house-fly is that ut certain seasons  ul the year it biles, but this Is due to  contusion with another species, very  similar In appearance, the stable-fly,  which possesses the piercing mouth-  parts that ure so modified In our  common housu-fly thut it mukes biting  ur rather piercing, an impossibility.  SPONGE CULTIVATION  Sponges ure becoming scarcer and  scarcer, the higher qualities fetching  extraordinary prices, as compared  with those of a few years ago, and  this condition has led to the suggestion thut some artificial substitute  for the sponge be devised, or that  sponge cultivation luke on a new and  better phase.  Experiments in thy Mediterranean  show that the cultivation of sponges  may be undertaken with excellent  prospects of success off tho French  coust,aud that such cultivation need  not, as It wus first fcured, be confined to the Tunisian shores.  Sponges from the opposite shores  of the Mediterranean have already  been curried to France and planted on  its coasts It is expected thut the  Sponge Industry will be greatly  strengthened by these methods.  Fragments of sponge transported to  another locality heal in about three  mouths, when they again begin to  grow. Irregular bits soon become  spherical and rapidly Increase In size,  adding twenty-live times their own  value in the course of four or five  years. The growth Is, of course, slow  especiully during the first year, mainly because of the necessity for healing  the wound cuused by the tearing oil  of the fragment from the main bod)  for  transplanting.  The character of the spongy tissui  is altered by cultivation, that dark  tint becoming much clearer. It has  not us yet been ascertained whether  there Is sufficient change lu this  respect to alter the commercial value  of the product.  THE EARTH'S AGE  One of the most interesting results  of Professor G. K. Meeker's euiuiuing  up of recent investigations an to the  age of the earth is the general agreement in the figures arrived at by  different methods, "These," as Professor Meeker says, "seem to be mutually confirmatory, and to give re-  sulis which converge towards some  Value near llU.UUO.iiuu or perhaps  U6,0U0,U00 years." And these figures  approach more nearly to the time  allowed by Lord Kelvin from physical  consideration than to tbe practically  unlimited period demanded by some  evolutionists. One of the methods of  estimating the age of the earth Is by  dividing the amount of salt In Uie  ocean by I hut yeurlv curried lu by tbe  rivers of the globe. And Professor  Meeker draws al tent Ion to the remarkable fact that Hub years ago the  famous astronomer Hailey suggested  a wuy of determining the age of the  earth from the dullness of the oceun  "If," he said, "we determine the Quantity of suit iii the MM, .(in! then Home  centuries after make a second determination, we may by the rule of proportion take au estlmute of the whole  time wherein tbe water would acquire  Ihe degree of saltness we al present  riud In it."  To Hear the t'lj Tramp  The Inferiority of the human sense  organs to the instrument* of science  is pointed oul b> Dr. Curl Snyder.  He says that whereas the human eye  cuu see bul little more <huu 8,1100  stars lu Ihe heuveus ou the clearest  Of nights, the photograph)' plate and  the telescope can discover counthss  millions, it Is difficult for the eye to  dlbMiigulsh divisions of the Inch If  they are smaller than 1-200 of that  unit of measure, yet a powerful microscope will make an object 1-10,000  or an Inch lu diameter look comparatively large. Il would be a dcllcule  cur which could heur tho trump or a  riy, yet the microphone magnifies this  sound until it Hounds like the trump  or cavalry. The most sensitive Bkln  cannot deteel a change lu temperature  less than 1-6 of a degree, hut tho  bolometer will register on a scile an  increase or decrease of temperature  ol' 1-1,000,000 of a degree, and can  easily note the difference lu temperature caused lu a room wheu a match  Is  lighted one mile away.  Wax from Weeds  The discovery of a process for extracting wax from the candelilla weed  has created a new and important Industry In Mexico and Texas. The  caiuli'lilla weed is a desert plant  which grows abundantly upon many  millions or acres of somi-arid laud In  .Northern Mexico. Tho candelilla contains wax to the amount of 3 1-2 to 4  per cent., and the cost of producing a  ton of the wax Is $75.  SNAPS:  LOT, with 12 by 12 Shack.    New.  Price $250.     $150 cash.  LOTS, 40 ft. by 139 ft., on Cawston Avenue.  Price $250.   Easy terms.  FOR  RENT  HOUSF, with 5 rooms, on DeHart Ave.    $16 month.  Beautiful Home for Sale for $4,000  On Park Avenue.    Eight  room, bathroom ;  full cement base, furnace complete;  Stable and woodshed.    Lot 87 ft. by 200 ft.  Terms:    One-third cash,  balance  to  suit  purchaser.  We are the Sole Agents in Kelowna for    .  The  International  Securities  Company. Limited  And have properties for sale in  Regina, Weyburn, Lethbridge, Moose Jaw.  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Thursday, Mar. 7  The Orchard City Record  Do You Care  for Your Hair?  Of course you do���every  man and woman does.  That's why no one likes  to lose his hair.  One of the greatest  enemies of the ' hair is  Dandruff.  Dandruff is not merely  an unsightly nuisancj, its  a real menace. It indicate"  a diseased scalp. And  still people say, "leant  see why my hair comes  out."  Hirsutone   :  gets at the root of the  trouble by overcoming the  Dandruff.  We do not claim that  this will restore |hair in  cases of complete baldness  but it will keep you from  losing what hair you have.  P. B. Willits I Co.  DRUGGISTS and STATIONERS  Kelowna,     B. C.  PHONE 19  ANGLICAN  St. Michael end All Angels' Church.  Holjr  i n n i ii in, (iret      and  third  Sundays  in   the  month at S a.in,;  lacond and fourth  Sundays, after  Morning Prayer.  Litany on the hist and third Sundays.  Morning Prayor at 11   o'clock ;    Evening   Prayer  it  7:30.  St. Andrew's. Okanagan Minion.  Firtt Sunday in tha month, Holy omunion atfta.m .  Matini and Litany, 11 a.m.  Evensong 7:30  Secoad Sunday, Matins and Holy Comuniou at   11  REV. THOS. GREENE, B. A.. Ractor.  R.v . H. MEYRICK. Ai.i.tmt Priest.  PRESBYTERIAN  Knox Proabyterian Church, Kelowna.  Morning Services at II a;m,, evenini carvicaaal 7: '0  jp.m.    Sunday School at 2:30 p.m.  Weekly Prayar Maatins on Wednesdays at ���  p.m.  Banvouhn Preibyterian Church.  Afternoon service at 3 p.m. Sunday School at 2 p.m  REV. A. W. K. HERDMAN. Pa*>t.  METHODIST  Kelowna Methodist Church.  Sabbath Service at 11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.  Sunday School at 2:30 p.m.  Midwaek ���anrica Wtdneaday ���* 6 p.m.  REV. J. W. DAVIDSON. B.A.. B.D., Pa.tor.  BAPTIST  Kelowna Bapiiit Church, Ellice St.  Sabbath Sarvtaea at 11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.  Sabbath School at 10 a.m.   Allwalcoana.  Wed . 7.30. Rev. D. j. Walsh. Pa.tor.  KELOWNA HOSPITAL  Donation* of vegetable*, fruit, dairy produce, eggs etc. will ba gratefully recetf ed  at the Kelowna Hospital. If more conren-  ent tame may ba left at tha ahop of Meaart.  Crowley  Co ; Ltd.  "HOSPITAL INSURANCE."  The Kelowna Hospital Society have an  Insurance  in   force  which  they  with to  bring before the notice of the public.  For the sum of $10 bachelor* or married  men may obtain a Hoipital Insurance  Ticket which entitlea the holder to Free  Hospital Attendance for one year from  data of i**ue for any sickness or accidents  except contageous or infectious diseases,  ' which are not be admitted to the hospital.  Application* for tickets or for further in.  formation should be made to the secretary, Room 1, Keller Block, or P.O. Bos  275. Kelowna,  Lodges j  MODERN WOODMEN OF  AMERICA  KELOWNA CAMP I4B9B  Lodge ma.tings held in the old School-  house Is* and 3rd Monday in uch month  P. BROOKE, Clerk.  Rutland News.  From our own correspondent.  Black Mountain School  Report  The following is a !  ist of  pu  pils  gaining   percentages  worthy  of  mention during the month of Feb  ruary, 1912.   The fifji  ires relate  to  Conduct, Regularity and Punctual  ity,   and   Studies,   in  i   the   01  der  named.  1st DIVISION  Merriam Woolsey  90 100  78  Dora Pease  90 100  75  Loraine Woolsey  80 100  77  Verna Dalgleish  90   97  74  Ediih Whitehead    1  90 100  69  Consuelo Woolsey f  90 100  69  Wesley Barber       )  85 100  74  Fred Duggai  90   96  71  Everitt Fleming )  Delbert Barber [  90   93  73  85 100  71  Ri'S Maiwell     )  90   90  76  Beth Dalglei.h  80   97  67  Earla McDonald  85   93  75  2nd DIVISION  Jeanie Warden  75 100  81  Margery Lansdow i<;  70   97  86  Amy Fleming  70   92  83  Bessie Duggar.  70   92  79  Jeunie Lock  70 100  69  Elisha Monford  70 100  69  Mary Pease  70   91  73  Mona Woolsey  65 100  70  Elva Fleming  65   92  73  Donovan Woolsey  60 100  70  Netta Monford  60 100  70  Elmer Rice  70 100  60  Mabel Duggan  75   74  61  Stanley Duggan  60 100  68  Will Lanadowne  70   86  70  Evelyn Sproule  65   90  72  The Rutland Literary Society held  its final its meeting of the season  Friday evening last, a fairly large  attendance being present. An interesting address was given by the  Rev. D. J. Welsh, of Kelowna, on  the subject of " Masters of the situation." The address was full of  wise counsel and help to the young  on the value of patience and perseverance in overcoming obstacles  and mastering difficult situations.  Examples were taken from the  lives of some of the world's greatest men, who had achieved success  after surmounting apparently overwhelming difficulties. In addition  to the address there were a number of musical selections by Mrs.  Gray, Misses Gladys Bird and Alda  McDonald, songs by Mr. Gay, and  a " coal-oil tin " obligate by Mr.  Wigglesworth. Before closing, the  president, Mr. Warden, referred to  the success which had attended  the meetings of the society, but  while acknowledging with grat-  titude the valuable help which had  been given by outside speakers,  expressed the hope that in future  sessions more might be done in  developing talent amongst their  own members. The proceedings  were closed by the singing of  " Auld Lang Syne."  Children are much more likely to contract the contagious diseases when they  have colds. Whooping cough, diphtheria,  scarlet fever and consumption are diseases  that are often contracted when the child  hes a cold. That ia why all medical  authorities say beware of colds. For the  quick cure of colds you will tint! nothing  belter than Chamberlain's Cough Remedy.  It can always be depended upon and ia  pleasant and safe to take. For sale by all  dealers.  Notice to  Telephone Subscribers  The Okanagan Telephone Co., Ltd.,  desire* to inform its subscribers that no  change will be made in tha present rental  rates until aueh time aa improvements to  the system and service warrant it. The  demand of tha company's late manager for  increased rates at the ptesent time wes  unauthorised by the Board of Directors  and waa immediately stopped as soon as  it came to their knowledge.  The Company wish to state that it is  their intention lo give tha city and district  a system and a service which is both  modern and up-to-date, and which will be  in keeping with its growing needs. The  same regular rates, which arr authorised  by the government, and which rule in all  other cities in British Columbia equipped  with a similar system and service, will  apply to the City of Kelowna.  The Board of Directors much regretted  to learn that there had been incivility end  discourtesy on the part of it's late manager  towards the Company's subscribers in the  lake towns, and tney hnve taken effectual  steps to prevent any recurtence.  By Order of the Board,  J. A. RENNIE,  Secretary.  City of Kelowna  ASSESSOR WANTED  Applications for the position of City  Assessor for the year 1912 will be received  by the undersigned up to 5 p.m. on Saturday, March 23rd, 1912. References and  testimonials must accompany all applications. G. H. DUNN,  City Clerk.  Kelowna, B.C., March 6th, 1912.        15.17  Wilson Landing and  West Side Notes  (From our own correspondent)  PROFESSIONAL AND  BUSINESS CARDS  Our residents must be loyal  supporters of the Homesteads for  Women question, judging by their  readiness in signing the petition  which is now almost filled.  Miss Reid was the recipient of  a leap vear surprise party at her  home on Thursday, February 29th.,  much amusement being created by  ensuing proposals; and with music  and cards a very enjoyable time  being spent.  Evidences of spring are to be.  noticed���logging nearing completion���the orchards being reported  in good condition. Piuning and  spraying is becoming genera).  Song birds are coming on. Mr.  Goodacre gathered the first snowdrops Sunday morning last.  Amongst our visitors we are  pleased to see Mr. A. Burrows-  Rawkins, of Harlington, Middlesex,  England. Being a fruit grower of  considerable experience he is able  to compare conditions and prospects (we hope, favorably with us)  with his ranch life in the old  country.  East Kelowna News  (From our own correipondant.)  There was skating all last week  on the K. L. O. pond.  Mrs. E. C. Paynter sailed from  the old country on Friday, March I.  Debating Society's First Concert  Without being guilty of boast  ing, the East Kelowna Debating  Society may claim that it's first  attempt at a public entertainment,  held on Friday, March 1st, was an  unqualified success. In the unavoidable absence of the president,  Mr. George Allen proved himself  a most efficient and genial chair-  man.  The concert commenced al 8.30  wilh a pianoforte solo by Mrs.  Dunn, followed by a reading of  " The Pied Piper of Hamelin," by  Mr. Wallace ; a sketch," An Afternoon at Rome," by Mr. Shaw ;  musical monologue,by Captain Ridley, entitled " The Game of Life ;"  a song by Mr. Leggatt; a dialogue  from " The Yeoman of the Guard "  by Messrs. Shaw and Gillespie.  another pianoforte solo by Mrs.  Dunn ; a comic song by Mr. J. T  Pearce ; a musical monologue, by  Captain Ridley ; a song by Mr.  Shaw, and a sang by Mr. Leggatt.  Refreshments were then dispensed, after which dancing was  begun. The music for the dances  was supplied in turn by Miss  Martin, Miss Hoy and Mr. Leggatt  at the piano, Mrs. McGibbon on  the melodeon, Mr. Geo. Allen on  the violin, and Mr. Chas. Lodge on  the gramophone. The sword dance  by Mr. McGibbon and the highland dancing by Mr. and Miss  McGibbon were especially appreciated. At 2 a.m., the singing of  " Au'd Lang Syne " brought a very  pleasant evening to a close.  Besides the above-mentioned  names the best thanks of the society  are due to Mrs. Teague for the  decorations of the schoolroom,  Mrs. Wallace and Mrs. Shaw for  the refreshments, Mr. Geo. Allen  for the loan of the piano, and  Messrs. Newbold and Andrrson  for bringing it to and from the  schoolhouse.  There were over 80 present.  The management of Dreamland  promise an exceptionally fine programme on Friday and Saturday.  "A Home Melody " is a beautiful  heart stirring drama with the very  essence of pathos. "Pathe Weekly" showing recent events of interest. '' The Early Settlers" is a  thrilling western drama, and for  those who dearly love a good honest hearty laugh " The Anarchist  Grip" and " Dream Pills" will  surely get you.  You can say goodbye to constipation  with a clear conscience if you use Chamberlain's Tablets. Many have been permanently cured by their use. For sale by  all dealers.  NOTICE TO GROWERS  The Kelowna Canning Company, Ltd.,  beg to give notice that they are now open  to enter into contiacts with farmers for the  season of 1912 for the following products  ���Tomatoes, Beans, Corn and Pumpkins.  Our seedsmen ship to us on February Ist a consignment of the best varie*  ties of seed which will be distributed  amongst the farmers at cost price,  Full particulars an application,  KELOWNA CANNING COMPANY, Ltd.,  Leopold Hayes. Sec.-Trees.  13-13  BURNE & TEMPLE  Solicitors,  Notaries Public,  Conveyancers, etc.  KELOWNA - B.C.  R. B. KERR   -  Barrister  and Solicitor,  Notary Public.  KELOWNA, :: B. C  C. Harvey. B.A.. Sc, C.E., D.L.S., B.C.L.S.,  and B.C.L.S.    ,  CHARLES   HARVEY,  CIVIL  ENGINEER  and   LAND  SURVEYOR.  Kelowna,    B. C.  Phone 147. P.O. Box 231  RICHARD H. PARKINSON  BRITISH COLUMBIA LAND  SURVEYOR.  CIVIL ENClNEER  FULLER SAYS  NOW is the time to have your Buggy or Auto  Painted.      Bring them  along at once.  Prices to suit all  A Full Selection of Wall Paper  Your choice from Toronto, Winnipeg and Vancouver stock. A postcard or 'phone 113 will bring  you the Samples from which to make your selection.  No Trouhlt to Shov th* Samplu.  Thankirg you  for  past  favours  we  hear solicit your future  patronage.  FULLER  and  SONS  P.O. BOX 137  KELOWNA  Dr. J. W. Nelson Shepherd  DENTIST  P. o. Box mo  Corner Peneozi Street and  Lawrence Avenue.  COLLETT BROS.  LIVERY AND DRAY  Horses bought and sold on commission. Dray meets all C.P.R.  boats. All kinds of heavy team  work. Phone 20.  DAVIES & MATHIE  Ladies' and  Gents' Tailors  PENDOZI STREET  Repairing and Pressing  promptly attended to.  JOHN CURTS  CONTRACTOR Sr BUILDER  Plans and Specifications Prepared  and estimates given for publicBuild-  iugs.l own and Country Residences  JOHN CURTS, KELOWNA  PHONE No. 93  J. M. CROFT  Bootmaker.  All kinds of Repairs  BERNARD AVENUE,  KELOWNA.  IV. T. ASHBRIDGE  CIVIL ENClNEER  Assoc. Mem. Can. Soc. C. E        Graduate Toronto  University  Waterworki and Sewetsfe  Systems, Pumping and  Lighting Plant*. Concrete Con-  it ruction, etc  KELOWNA, B. C.  20 th Century Shoe  Repairing Shop  BERNARD AVENUE  PIANOFORTE  MR.   HAROLD  TOD   BOYD  Exhibitioner Royal College   of   Music,  and lately  with Ksndrick Pyne,  Mua. Doc.,  Organist of tlie  Cathedral, Manchester, Eng���  RECEIVES  PUPILS  At ths Studio, Trench Block, Kelowns.  Music  of  every  description   supplied.  New term begins September.       P.O. Bos 437.  Boots and Shoes Repaired  Quickly and Properly  Wear Rubber Heels to prevent  slipping on icy sidewalks  PUT ON WHILE YOU WAIT  Sutton's Seeds  ORDERS TAKEN NOW FOR  Cut Flowers  Carnations  Chrysanthemums  Violets  H. LYSONS  Kelowna.  Greenhouse.  G. H. E. HUDSON  Landscape and  ' Portrait  Photographer  Largest Studios in the Interior  Portraits by appointment  Pendozi Street,   -   Kelowna  0SKAR TRESS  PRUNING  Many years experience  KELOWNA  Not only this  but  these  as well  mw  DON'T think that concrete can he used  only for building bridges, silos, wills  and walks; because if yen do, yes will  probably overlook all the places where you  can use it now,  T. I,. Irving, of North Georgetown, Quebec,  used concrete for 81 different purposes en his  farm in 1911.  There are probably at least a dozen profitable uses for concrete on your farm at the present moment.  Perhaps you haven't thought of Concrete, except for a new barn, or a  silo, or some other big improvement for which you aren't quite ready yet  That's why you should read  "What The Farmer Can Do With Concrete"  It will open your eyes to the hundreds of uses that other farmers have  found for this material. In plain language, and with the  aid of many photographs. It explains just what these usee  are, and how they can be applied to your farm.  Concrete can not only be used for all the purposes to  which wood has boon applied, but also many others for  which  wood   would  never bo suitable.  It Is not only a building material; it's a "handy" material, something that you'll grow to depend upon mors  and more, as you learn Its possibilities.  So write for this book. You'll find It lint ���  catalogue, nor an argument for you to buy our  cement. Every one of Its 160 pagss Ii devoted to  telling you whst farmer* have dons snd osn tft  with concrete.  m*  ITS FREE FOR THE ASKING.  Tour name on a postal, or In a letter,  wit bring the book to you by return  mail.   Or use the coupon.      Address  Canada cement co., Ltd.  National Bank Bui Win,  MONTREAL  'SIND I  rMEVDUR|  BOOK Tlie, Orchard City Rucofd  Thursday, Mar. 7  STORES PLENTY  We hope to be open for business  in  Our New Store  in the  the  Crowley Block  ON   SATURDAY  When we shall be better  prepared than ever to take  care of your grocery orders  Our motto sltall always b<  Highest  .    Quality  AND  .   Lowest   .  Possible Price  Get  the  Habit, go to  K. F. OXLEY  GROCER  Telephone 35 I elephone 35  Attractive Bungalow  FOR SALE  Four   rooms   nnd   hath  room,  concrete cellar, rlectiic  light.  Lot 50ft. hy 126ft.  Price - $1,500  Write Box J. M., " Record " Office  ( WANTED! |  Z Centi per word, hrnt iniertion and  1 Cent per word each subsequent  insertion, minimum 25 Cents.  PINE WOOD FOR SALE  Delivered anywhere in city.   Apply  5tf Dalgleish tV Glenn  INCUBATOR AND BROODER  I For Sale, in good   condition.     " Peerless"  Maxwell, Rutland.  Danced Into Lake  An incident which afforded con-  I sideiable amusement, occurred  ! Monday afternoon ns the .boat left,  I According to an eye witness it  appears that a " puir wee laddie,"  who had indulged to a marked  extent in the cup which cheers but  also inebriates, had gone to wave  a parting farewell to some chuma:  In doing so he overbalanced and  f��-]l into tlie lake, which appeared  to have a distinct sobering effect.  I'he " Okanagan *' put back and a  line thrown to him, after which he  was landed on the wharf sadder,  hut much wiser, for the experience.  FOR SALE  .Small Safe, suitable for doctor or  small  oliice.    Practically  new.    Apply P.O. Box  209. 15  EGGS FOR HATCHING  Prom    pedigreed     utility,   s. -c.   White  Oi pington birds. Great laying strain. $1.50  pt*r   setting   of    15.    W. J. Shain, Orchard  City Poultry Ranch, Kelowna, B.C.      15-16  FOR RENT  Large    Rooms,   recently    occupied    by  Kelowna Tobncco Co., over Elliot Building,  either in hlock or singly.      Apply  Coates,  Edwards and Gowen. 11  HORSES  FOR SALE  General  Purpose    Team.    Gentle, drive  tingle  or  double, and   absolutely sound,  ll'iice   $425.    Must   be   sold  by   the   ,0th.  I At Dr. Richards' stable. 15  SEED WHEAT  Good seed wheat fot ante.  Apply,  12-20 '   Casorso Bros.  EGGS FOR IIATCII1NG  Eggs from the following pens, pure bred  poultry ! Barred Rocks, White Wyandots,  S. C. Brown Leghorns, S. C. White Leghorns.   J. C. Stockwell. Barnard Ave. 12-5  FOR SALE  Plymouth   Rock  Hens.    Apply at once.  C. E. Weeks. Benvoulin. 13-15  TOMATO PLANTS  Orders booked now for Tomato Plants  (Earliana), ready third week May. Strong  transplanted. Price per 1,000 lot on applying to Lansdown, Rutland, B.C. 13tf  u are  nvite  to call in anil inspect our  handsome and commodious  new store in the Crowley  Block, where you will find  a new and well - assorted  stock   o(  up-to-date  Jewellery, China,  Cut Glass and Silverware  By giving our prompt attention to repairs and courteous  treatment to all, we hope to  see many new customers.  All work is absolutely guaranteed. Fine watch repairing  our speciality.  Your patronage solicited.  W. M. PARKER & CO. *tr.fc"  Crowley Block . Box 316- Bernard Ave.  All work absolutely guaranteed  FOR SALE  Single-combed,  brown   Leghorn   Cockerels and Pullels. Apply J. F. Bawtinheimrr  14-17  SEED   POTATOES  For sole, a splennid table variety, $2 r  | sack.   Apply P. O. Boj 151.  14  FOR SALE  Raspberry Canes (Millers'). Large berry  and heavy croppers, $2.00 per 100 ���i  $16.00 per tbousaird. Also seed potatoes,  true to name Early Rose and Satisfaction!  Thos. Cooper, Rutland. 15  PROVINCIAL CONSERVATIVE  ASSOCIATION   OF   BRITISH  COLUMBIA  Conservative  Convention  A Convention of Okanagan Conservatives will he held in the  Opera House, VERNON,  ! On Tuesday, Mar. 12, at 2 p.m.  j lor the purpose of selecting a candidate to  ; contest the constituency for the Conserve*  i live party.  Every polling place will be permitted le  j send one delegate for every twenty of  j fruction of twenty votes polled   at   the last  ' election,  Duly accredited delegates will he per.  i initted to vote, hut a cordial Invitation i��  extended to all conservatives to be present  Auction Sale  OF  Household Furniture  At the Home of ,  Glenn Avenue, on  Tuesday, March 12th, at 1 p.m.  Comprising the following Goods:���  I white enBmel Dresser and Wash-  stand ; I solid oak Dresser and  Washstand ; 3 Iron Bedsteads ; 3  Springs and Mattresses; I spring  Folding Cot; Toilet Sets ; I oak  Dining Table ; I set Dining-room  Chairs ; I Writing Desk-Bookcase ;  I oak Parlor Table ; I oak Rocker :  3 Chairs (oak finish); I Morris  Chair: I Couch; I Sewing Machine; 1 Kootenay Range; Kitchen  Table and Chairs; I Heater; I  Washing  machine  and   Wringer;  I Sideboard ; Sealers and Crocks ;  Tubs and Washboaid ; Grindstone  and Garden Tools.  I J. C. S rOCKWELL.  Auctioneer.  FOR SALE  Second-hand Baby Carriage, cheap.     Ii  good condition.    Apply P. O. Box 406.  15  .^x .^5. .^. /^ .^^ .^ .^ ^ .^, /^..^..^i .*^ -^ ���3^.'<. -^ rS. '^.  THE PEOPLE'S STORE  Headquarters for the Economical Buyer  .   SEEDS   .  Spring is coming and with it  the time for Planting and Sowing  To have good results you must have good seeds, and as we are in  the seed business on a larger scale than ever, we can guarantee the  best seeds procurable. We have Renniei', Ferry's, Steele Briggs' and  McKenzie's  Seeds  in  packages, and  Rennie's Seeds  in  bulk, and  We   Want   Your Seed Business  Special attention  given  to  special orders.  All  special  orders  supplied  at  Catalogue  Prices.  Have you  seen  the  Leadless Glazed   Langley Ware?  Stew Pots, Saucepans, Teapots, Coffee Pots, Bacon Dishes, Casseroles,  in  fact everything that  is made  in  Langley  Ware.    Just  the  thing to cook in and keep the meal warm after it  is cooked.  THOMAS LAWSON, LIMITED  Phones: Grocery, 214;    Dry Goods, 314;    Office, 143.  ^^^������^a^  �����>-��"Z'^-75.^'\2'-e'-��7*7?-t7  k&&&��^  Special  Priced  Watches  From March Ist to  March 16th inclusive  Gents.    7.Jeweled.    Regina    Movement,   in  Nickle   case.      Reg. $8.00.    Special  $6.75  Gents,    I5.jeweled,    Regina    Movement,   in  Nickle   case.    Re*. $11.00.     Special  $9.50  Gents.    17-Jeweled,    Regina    Movement,   in  Nickle  case.   Keg. $14.00.   Special   $12.25  Gents. 7 .Jeweled, Regina Movement, in Gold  Filled  case.    Reg. $14.00.    Special  $12.25  Gents. I5.jeweled, Regina Movement, in Gold  Filled case.    Reg. $16.00.    Special $14.00  Gents. 17-Jeweled, Regina Movement, in Gold  Filled case.    Reg.  $18.50.    Special $16.25  Gents. I9.jeweled   Railroad   Watch, in Gold  Filled case.    Reg. $35.00   Special $30.00  Ladies'   G. F.   Regina   Watcji.  Reg. $16.00.    Special $14.00  Elgin & Waltham Watches from $5 upward  Also a quantity of small strap watches  at correspondingly low prices, and  3 only 17-Jeweled, Special Watches.  Regular $14.00.   Special $7.00  3 only 15-Jeweled, Special Watches.  Regular $11.00.   Special $5.50  6 only 7.Jeweled, Special Watches. s  Regular $5.00.    Special $2.50  Vhtse are all Genuine Bargains  Terms Cash  J. B. KNOWLES,  Jeweler and Optician,  KELOWNA        ;      B.C.  #  &&&&&&$&&��&&&��&&&&#  FOR SALE  On Lawson Avenue  100 feet of frontage by 150.  Two blocks from proposed  railway. Ideal residential spot.  Good apple trees six years  old. Price $2,000, third cash,  terms arranged.  J. M. CROFT,  Bernard Ave.,  K clown*  DYING  MADE EASY  When you get tired of the  color of your clothes, bring  them to the Dye Works and  change their color. We will  make them  look li'ie new.  Cleaning of full dress suits  and ball dresses a speciality.  Suits and dresses altered.  After Jan. Ist, long kid gloves, 25c;  Short ones, 15c  Detroit Cleaners and Pressors.  R. S. FORD   -   Proprietor  Office next to Dreamland Tlieatre.  Office Hours :   8 a.m. to 7 p.m.  Saturday : 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.  WATER NOTICE  1, John Casorso of Kelowna, B. C, by  occupation a Farmer, give notice that 1 intend, on the twentieth (20) day of March  next, at eleven o'clock in the forenoon, to  apply to the Water Commissioner at his '  office at Fairview for a license to take and  use two cubic feet of water per second  from Summit lake near the 13th mile post  of lot 2711, Similkameen, to be diverted at  a near suitable point about 150 yards above  what is known aa Crawford's upper falls  on Sawmill creek. Ihe water will be  used on the North J of section 5, township  26, Osoyoos, for irrigation purposes. I in*  tend to apply at the same time for permission to Btore 250 acre feet of said water in  a reservoir at said Summit lake.  JOHN CASORSO,  Joseph Casorso, Agent.  Dated this 14th day of February, 1912.  12.16  WATER   NOTICE.  Notice is hereby given that an application will be made under Part V. of the  " Water Act, 1909," to obtain a licence in  the Osoyoos Division of Yale District.  a. Applicant: Cornelius Martin, rancher,  Kelowna. B.C.  rV Name of lake, stream or source : A  spring, situated in Dist. Lot 140, about 10  rods west of F, E. R. Wollaston'a house.  c. The point of diversion: At the spring.  (/. Quantity of water applied for : One-  half cubit foot per second.  e. Character of proposed works I Ditch  and pipe to the lands of the applicant.  /. Premises on which water is to be  used: Part of District Lot 141,group one.  g. Purpose for use of water: Irrigation.  h. Describe land to be irrigated : That  part of Lot 141, Group One, lying south of  the public highway leading from Kelowna  to Vernon���22 acres, more or less.  j. Crown land to be occupied by said  works:  None.  k- This notice was posted on the 15th  day of February, 1912, and application will  be made to the Commissioner on the 25th  day of March. 1912.  /. Riparian proprietors or licensees who  or whose lands may be affected by aaid  works, either above or below the outlet:  Messrs. F. E. R. Wollaaton, W. Barlee,  R. E. Harriss.  CORNELIUS   MARTIN. Kelowna.  WATER NOTICE  I, Rosa Casorso, of Kelowna B. C, by  occupation a farmer give-notice that 1 intend on the twentieth (20) day of March  next, at eleven o'clock in the forenoon to  apply to the Water Commissioner at his  office at Fairview, for a license to.take and  use one cubic foot of water per second  from Summit lake near the 1 3th mile post  of lot 27 11 Similkameen, to be diverted at  a near suitable point about 150 yards  above what is known as Crawford's upper  falls on Sawmill creek. The water will be  used on the South East !-4 of Section 5,  township 26 Osoyoos, for irrigation purposes. I intend to apply at the same time  for permission to store 125 acre feet of the  said water in a reservoir at said Summit  lake.  ROSA CASORSO.  Joseph Casorso, Agent.  Dated this 14th day of February, 1912.  12-16  A. G. McKEOWN  KELOWNA  Agent for the  PENTICTON STEAM  LAUNDRY  Laundry despatched twice a  week.  Prompt attention and careful  work.

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