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KELOWNA BRITISH COLUMBIA THURSDAY. MARCH 4, 1909.
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USY WEEK FOR
THE CITt COUNCIL
Three Meetings in a Week .- Important Business Discussed
I Over $56,000 of City's Debentures Sold.
The'council niet in "chambers on
• Monday, when  considerable new
- and important business' was tran-
•i sacted. j, ,"   ~
-'■    Present,   His   Worship   Mayor
. DeHart,    and   Aldermen   Elliott,
\ Bailey, Cox, Rowcliffe and Ball.
' The "minutes of the preceeding
were read and adopted, and  considerable correspondence read and
laid on the table.
The     city    scavenger     wrote,
■ recommending that the police pay
a visit to Chinatown, and make the
Chinamen, act in -accordance with
the recent notice, regarding metal
sanitary,boxes, as they did not appear to' understand* the'- scavenger.
A letter received from the Pro-
v vincial Board of Health, stating that
- the Board had made arrangements
\ to supply Diphtheria, Anti-toxin.at
the rate of 60c per thousand units,
1 on  condition that the Anti-toxin
was supplied  free.     Referred  to
Dr. Boyce, M.H.O. -:" ;«* '- *
>      R. J. Paul wrote stating that as
i; he contemplated leaving the  city
' shortly, he was , not a liberty to
- bind himself in  the' city _ ^service
for any length of time.
A communication was received
j from H. E. Young, Provincial Secretary, informing the  Mayor and
Corporation ' that Alderman. S. T.
' Elliott ari# DtfjB^FT. Boyce, have
; been appointed rmembera' of, the
■' Board'of Oce_singp-tnft_ssioners,
' and that Alderman Bailey and Mr.
Jt John Dilworth have'been appointed-members of the Boards of Com-
' missioners of Police for the city of
, Kelowna.
; The Penticton council wrote re-
' questing- that' one of> the city's; gas-
. olen'e street lamps be', sent down
," complete-to be tested there.    The
- clerk was instructed to have same
\ dispatched.
]      The Canadian Fairbanks wrote
stating that their Mr. S. B. Smith
would visit .the city/ with regard to
•  finally completing .the water works.
j      Some'uhimpd_t_nt, letters we're
' received and laid on the table.
The following accounts were re-
,  ferred to  the  finance- committee,
'to be paid'if found correct
\  D. Mills, scavenging account $142 50
G. H. Dunn, Salary arid cash ac  100 50
\   T. Hidson, Salary for Feb. and bal-
,, ance of Jan    90 00
;   W. G. Russel, SaIary,for Feb  150 00
S. D. Colquette, Salary for Feb    83 33
I   J. H. Axon, Feb. Salary'.    65 00
*•„ F. Samson, Feb. Salary.....„    84 00
T^RrPettigrew, work on waterworks     3 50
B. Thomas^work on Lawrence Ave'    2'25
. - D. McMillan, workon Bernard Ave.1   „9 00
;   R. J.  Paul,1 work on streets and
( waterworks    3129
H. "Cramp,  work' on streets and'
"   water""woTlcs;.',    10 25
: jWr"Glenn, work-on  streets and-  -' -
!> water works      6 00
,'   M.J.Chapman, work on Abbott St     125
Kings Printer, six Municipal Clauses
Acts      3 00
\   JustirrMarty, work on Abbott St..,     I 25
!   A. Gagon, work on Abbott St      I 25
r Hinton Electric Co.,light'supplies..' 348,00
{ HintonElectricCo:,'light-upplie'_.J75 15
\   Canadian    Fairbanks    Co.,   light
* supplies ...<  121 43
* Dr. Keller/rent for Feb : ' 1500
* A matter'bf great interest wai
I brought up^when a letter was read
i from Mr.-A".,McKillop, of Vahcou-
\. ver, .ohubehalf of the-Okanagan
\ ■ Canning and Preserving Co., which
\ is erecting a factory on': Knox _
\*. Point ""The letter asked *thatr'the
city„would exempt theni from tax-
atipij fpr a, period of ten years, and
thattthe,city'Would also allow^hem
to'place their weigh scales on the
street on.the west side of the factory.      7 ' /   7orll,
In commenting on this, Mayor
DeHart stated that he, h,adj(\vith
him the plan of this new company a
building,t,showing that the intention
is to erect.-a main buildingJOOfeet
long byJ 45  feet '~
.t 'Vide(/and twb ,» Pe U^Q «8 w?6
n adioiriing'^build- d,7, wfcthe "^
i       ' „  ...r^u_..„_ all buildings with
stories high*';   A
ing, to be used as a warehouse
would be erectedt 100.. feet long
and 40 feet wide. '^ This-company
will 8pendbetweeri now and wjhen
the concern, ia in operation)-next
fall, the sum of $25,000 in building
and plant and expect to employ
60 hands. The' work of construction is going right ahead now. His
Worship pointed out the very considerable value to the city of such
a factory, and that a neighboring
city had tried to induce the concern to open up there, by offering
exemption from taxation and free
light.
It was decided to allow the company to place their weigh scales on
the street with certain restrictions,
and a motion "passed to submit a
by-law to the ratepayers exempting them from taxation for 10 years.
Mr. A. W. Fullerton, representing the Dominion Securities Corporation of Toronto, submitted a
proposal to purchase the city park
debentures,-and water and light
debentures as voted on recently,
handing in the following tender:—
"We hereby tender the sum of
$52,170 and accrued interest (being
at the rate of 111 and accrued interest) Kelowna'delivery and payment or its equivalent for the $47,-
000 City of Kelowna 6 per cent,
debentures, maturing at the end
of 20 years, and issued for the
following purpose:
,y $30,000 for Park.
t J> 17,000 for water "works and
electric light. ,' - > s\
„ This tender is submitted  on the
understonding^hat, (Pf-Ue^Foirtis
are amiability of the city of Kelowna
at large, (2) the bonds  have  coupons attached for payment of half
yearly interest, (3) we shall be satisfied ~Wto  the   legality"" of' the
bonds.
Dominion Securities,Corporation
- --   -       -" Limited.-- . " 7'
*■    (Sgd.)       per, A L. Fullerton.
There were two other offers before the Council, one from G. A.
Stinson & Co., Toronto, offering to
purchase the $49,000 debentures
at 103-and accrued interest, and
another from W. C. Brent, Toronto,
offering $52,059 for the same debentures.    I
The council were unanimous in
accepting the offer of the Dominion
Securities Corporation: '
F. Samson waited on the council
on behalf of the volunteer fire
brigade, submitting the list of
officers and members of the brigade
and .also a requisition for supplies.
The matter was laid on the table
for consideration.
^_r. E..HalI, accompanied, by Mr.
A. C. Routh, manager of the Hinton
Electrical Company, at Vancouver,
waited I, on Jthe "council-'to make
arrangements for the final test of
the municipal plant.
H. H. Millie waited on the council, asking for free lighting in return
for 'a reduction '{allowed on' telephones in use by the city. The
request was refused on,the ground
that it was irregular^and Jn future
the' 'city' would pay the regular
tariff for telephones.
' Ald.,Bailey,lai- two new By-laws
before ,the -council for consideration, Nos. 57 and 58. By-law 57
is a by-law respecting the erection
and removal of' buildings and the
prevention ')of fires. It, provides
that ithe city ,shall .from time,'to
appoint a, building inspector at a
fixed.salary,to attend to prescribed
duties."       •" "'' •
No building shall be erected
within the limits described hereafter unless plans and specifications
for the' same have 4the approval of
the building inspector. The following1 boundaries* are named':—
Lawrence Avenue' south to Mill
Creek,' including < Blocks 1,2 and 3,
Map 462; Blocks 4,'5, 6, 7, 8, 9,^10
and 11; Mill Creek north, including
Blocks 18,-19, 20 and 21. v:
It shall also be unlawful to erect
d_ .ease* any building or premises
to be used as wash-house or latin-
FAREWELL SOCIAL TO
8EV.JLJP. THORPE
Presentation to Baptist Minister on His Departure for
Salmon Arm.    -_.\-
d boundaries. '' In
ihga within said boundaries where flues are required the
same shall be built of brick, cement,
tile or .metal."
]'
(Continue- on page 8.).
\ -      -
A farewell social, given in honor
of Rev.'H. P. Thorpe last Friday
at the Baptist- Church was very
largely attended by representatives
of all denominations in the city,
and many expressions of genuine
regret were voiced.
A short programme opened the
evenings' ceremonies^ Mr."A. E.
Boyer heading the list with'a solo.
Rev. A. W. K. Herdman then took
the platform, and in a short speech
expressed his deep regret at having
to say farewell to Mr. Thorpe, tho'
he was glad to be there to sympathise with him. "There are, two
occasions" continued Mr. Herd-
man, "when a minister is very
much appreciated by the people.
One is when he first comes, and
the other when he leaves." The
reverend gentleman; pointed5 out
that the spirit of the west is restless, and continual change.,The
days when a pastor would live and
grow old with the same congregation! have now passed away.
Mr. Herdman caused considerable amusement by stating that'today the public did not want, old
men in the professions/tho' he was
not insinuating that Mr. Thorpe
was an old man. There \yas an
impression abroad that when a man
got on in years, he should .be
treated as an old horse.1 "Take
him out and shoot him, or chloroform him." In speaking of Mrs.'
Thorpe, he spoke ofthe esteem in
which she was held generally, and
how much she would be missed in
Church work.      ^ ■ ~ •-•?  -"-
"In conclusion," said Mr. Herd-
man, "I want to say that my relations with Mr. Thorpe have been
very happy. He has helped me
considerably, and being of an
optimistic turn was a good companion. I am very. sorry -for his
removal and I hope that Mr.
Thorpe-will find his new sphere of
work at Salmon Arm very happy."
Miss Fr Messenger then followed
with a humorous reading which
was well received', followed by an
excellent1 solo by Mr.T. Hill, whose
fine bass voice was heard to"advantage.
After another recitation by Mrs.
Varney; Rev. Mr.Wright, pastor
of the Methodist Church followed
along the lines of Mr. Herdman in
expressing his sorrow in losing a
staunch helper in the cause of
social and moral reform.    (
The three  denominations, Pres-
bvterian,_Methodist and-= Baptist,
had been drawn very close together since the Union Prayer Meetings
had started, and the, removal of
one of their principarworkers was
a matter of extreme regret. He
endorsed Mr. Herdman _• words
that the spirit of the west was continual move and change, and
pastors and people had to move
and change with the times.     ''     '
Referring to himself, Mr. Wright
stated he was glad to be there, as
if all reports were true, he .would
shortly be at his own funeral and
he" would like 'to know what it
would feel like to die. "The time
will come" said^Mr..Wright, "when
a ministerlwiir.npt.be 'taken to task
every-other day for neglecting his
work." He wanted to be left to do
his work himself and account for
his .tewardship afterwards.   •' •
In-'his 'closing 'remarks''Mr.
Wright voiced the sentiments of
hia 'hearers, in. remarking that, Mr.
Thorpe was a. man every inch,' a
fearless worker in the causes he
upheld; and whose jremoval would
be felt by all.
t ,A very, pleasing event then took
place when Mr. Reekie with an
appropriate speech presented Mr,
Th'orpe with a chair from his many
friends as a token of regard and
appreciation of his earnest endeavors, and1 also'a' silver berry
8po6n,"for; Mr.,7Thorpe who.r.has
been an active x worker in church
affairs. ' "■
* Mr. Thorpe then rose to reply,
and was obviously' much moved
by the many sincere expressions of
^ ,' (Continued o_ page 7.)
Fruit Farming in
Optimistic Speech by Martin
BurrelLM. P. Before Can-
tadian.Club.
ssociahon
FORME
Committee Appointed; to Arrange Finances- and to
- Petition Council for Lease of Site for Club House!
Mr. Martin Burrell, M. P. for Yale-Cariboo, gave a very interesting speech at a
luncheon to .. which he t was- invited by
members of the Canadian Club' at Ottawa.
The members heard''much of what was
news to them regardirfg the fruit-growing
possibilities, of British Columbia, and
evinced great interest.
Mr. Burrell, after expressing appreciation
of the honor done him in inviting  him  to
address the club, went on to speak of  the
importance to all Canada of  the   development of British Columbia.     He  said   that
there were four great industries in  British
Columbia, mining,  lumbering,, agriculture
with horticulture associated, and  fisheries.
His own subject was Horticulture in British
Columbia, a subject in  which  he  had  a
deep interest, both from a commercial and
sentimental  point  of ,view.     He   quoted
Professor Robertson's statement  that life
was at its best where children, had  orchards to play in and went on  to  show  the
refining  influence  upon   society  of  fruit
growing.   He ran quickly over the history
of fruit growing in British Columbia, from
the planting of the first  tree  in   1849 by
Mr. James  Douglas,  chief factor rof the
Hudson   Bay. company- - and ' afterwards
governor of the crown colony,   up  to  the
present   tremendous , development   with
75,000 acres in orchard, a.great deal of; it
under irrigation.    The  first shipment  to
outside markets was  made  in   1897.   In j
1902, the province produced 2,000 tons of
fruit, in 1904, 3,000 tons! valued  at $250,-
000, and in 1908. over '$i;000,000,  which
fruit' was   marketed  not  merely in  the
Northwest and Great Britain but in far off
Australia.   Mr. Burrell said  that the  de.
velopment of the fruit industry  in  British
Columbia was only at  its  beginning,  because, aside from the fact that there was
much ground still to- be -'planted -only   10
per cent of the area thus  far planted  are
now in bearing. -~The  speaker -explained
briefly the general features of the  climate
of British Columbia, showing "that,  while
the function of the coast range,'and, further inland, the Selkirks,  was  to  produce
areas of heavy precipitation through drawing the moisture from  the  clowds driven
in from the  Pacific,  there was,  between
these ranges, a great valley?country which
might bexalled semi-arid, and for the best
utilization of which irrigation  was  necessary.     He  showed  that  experience  had
proven that, fruit could  be grown  much
higher up on the mountain slopes than had
at first been supposed.   His own town  of
Grand Forks was   1,700 feet above sea
level and~was—the-centre-of-sT^splendid
fruit raising district.     He  explained  how
the'.progress "of the art of horticulture
made it possible to produce excellent results with far less water supply than was
at first deemed necessary, so that, with a
given   expenditure \'on   irrigation   works,
fruit cultivation might be  extended  over
an immense area.
;As to _e'character of the fruit grown
in the Okanagan Valley and ' elsewhere in
British Columbia, he said that it was
rather the habit of some people in the East
a* -'well- aa in' Britain, to say that, while
British Columbia fruit had a pleasing appearance and while the orchard yielded
abundantly, the fruit lacked quality. This
he spoke of aa a pleasing fiction, A Britisher, he said, thought that an apple was
no good unless it was so hard that when
he bit it it!brought the tears to his eyes—
anything less durable he called "mellow"
or,1'soft." 'But' he went on to tell of a discussion with professional market gardeners
in Britain over a' certain Grimes Golden
and Kings, exhibited in Britain, when the
leading man amongst them was compelled
to admit that it would not be easy to find
a much better'apple in either quality or
looks7 HeVent on to tell of the prizes
won by British Columbia fruit in competition with the yery best that could be pro-
du'cedlblfewhere. At the great show of
the Pacific .Coast''Fruit Growers'Association at which the best growers of Oregon
and Washington, were represented, British
Columbia took the hundred dollar gold
m.edaljfof^the.best five cases.,,And at the
first great national apple show, held at
Spokane last year, which~was attended by
buyers not only from all over the United
States' J>in? ■from 'Europe aa well, one
Valley "i_.» British. Columbia," which  *~u
(Continued on page 7.)
took
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The question of the foimation of
an Aquatic Association was discussed at a meeting in Raymer's
Hall on Friday evening last. There
was an attendance of'about'50 or
60 representing the chief' sporting
element of the city. MrW/- Crawford who is one of. the, principal
movers in the matter, was 'elected
to the chair. In a ,breef speech he
explained that'it had been1 felt for
some time past that'a' cliib of-this
kind had become a necessity, to
the city. The advisability. of its
formation had been the subject of
a good deal of private discussion,
and it had been finally'decided to
call the present meeting for < the
purpose of debating, the., question
and if possible, taking definite steps
towards the organization of such, a
club. A rough scheme had been
formulated which would be' presented for the'consideration of the
meeting.     -.. -   ,
The suggestion was that the club
be incorporated-as a stock- company with a capital of $3,000 which
could be divided into 120 shares
of $25 each. This would provide
sufficient funds for the building of
a club house on the lake front, the
City Council to be approached
with a view to granting' the 'lease
of land in the new park ' property
for that purpose. -The members'
subscriptions it was thought might
be fixed at $5uper. annum' arid'"the
first"*! 20, membefs-the original stock
holders—could be allowed < a rebate of half the subscription each
year,"as'a sort'of dividend 'on the
money they, had invested. ' It .was
not intended however that the club
should be a money-making scheme,
but should be organized purely for
sporting purposes. ,
Mr. Crowley was of the opinion
that $3,000 would, be too small for
the purpose. ,He thought $10,000,
would be hearer the mark.
It was the unanimous view of
all the speakers that the club was
a desirable feature for the city, and
that once it had been'placed upon
a sound footing there could be no
doubt as to ' its. future success.
Competitions could be arranged
which would bring' in 'outsiders
from all over the Valley and perhaps even more distant parts of
the province. 'n'Kelowna' it was
said was in a specially favourable
situation for events of' this kind,
being centrally situated on the lake
and_h&ving-& stretch-cf-besch and
bathing facilities second to none.
There was however no proper
provision made at the present time
for bathing. There was a pressing
need for some' kind of pavilion
which could be used as a dressing
room.
The services1 of an "expert swimmer 'could be 'obtained as care
taker, and the co-operationr of the
school authorities might be obtained to enable school children to
have proper' and regular instructions in swimming. It was felt that
the club should not be restricted
to boating as' had beerfHirst suggested, but that its scope should
be widened to. include all kinds'of
aquatic sports.   \' ,   J
Mr. Bailey, created some amusement .with the remark that the. was
no aquatic ' He generally found
when he took' to) the,water he had
a tendency to go to the bottom.' He
said the capital suggested was- not
nearly , enough for the expenses
which' would 'have to' be faced.
Nothing-was too good for Kelowna
and he thought'that if a club was
started at all it should be'on a scale
that wa.'worthy'of a growing', city
like this." The regatta'" could be
made one of the events.of,the year
and attract visitors from all parts
ofthe lake., f 7' / ''' >/ '
flt'was"l,firially"' decided that an
association be formed with the.title,
"The 'Kelowna'Aquatic Associa-
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tion. v>h •.-!/.,       '
That a company; be - incorporated with a capital: of J 10,000 in
$25 shares which would provide
the necessary buildings and equip-
ment. .. „
A   provisional   committee   was
appointed,   consisting- of -> Messrs."
Crawford, James, Avis, *f$.ose,r Sjir- -'
ling, Willits, and Raymer. to arrange the financial 'details/arid to
"approach the' City Council with^re-'
spect to the granting, of" the'1 lease
of land on'the lake /shore, <;jfor./the'
erection of a building.^ .] ' .. j'1"
' ,The; committee   remained. c "in .
consultation for a "short "time after
the meeting, and it'was/JeffHo^Mr.
Raymer   to f prepare " plans *and
estimates oncost of a suitable erec- *
tion for use as a , club  house, etc.
The City  Council could .then' be
approached with a*definite scheme'
in hand."'     -     -*- r v '   ■ >;'"
'» A" further meetings of;-the''com- /
mittee/wa8 called, fort the following
Tuesday. r',  r    [.•'.-<«„-.,<    v "7
At Tuesday . meeting i Mr, Ray
mer, submitted,^ rough .plan; and
estimate , ofrthe -proposed- club
house.. The .council ;will be approached, and the1 plan' laid before
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Kelowna RifleAssociafion
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„, The .following letter»h'as^H^en >
received by Capt J.  NI7 Cameron
of 'thV Kelowna "Rifle Association:
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* .*       . * *,.
Instructions havingrbeenAret_iv_d? from'''
Headquarters, that the Kelowna/Civilian
Rifle Association^ be  re-organized,.I;!am'
directed by Colonel J. G. Holmes, .District
"'Ark
that
you
t_is'_i
the
Officer Commanding, to inform
he isrprepared to 'assist you' in
rection. ';"';i '<.'"•%'•:<,?&*&
i I'am forwarding to you^by^thir^mail
blank forms of Service Roll to' be <signed
in duplicate, both copies when com:
to be sent to me. ^ ...
^ In- forwarding' them please78tate
name of the'Justice of the Peace1 by. whom
each Person has been'sworn.;. ,''•>) , Jr "
->' All Arms, "Ammunition, empty^cartridge
cases. Arm Chests and ammunition L boxes
should be called in' and .any"surplus4re-
maining over "and above the*- equipment-
allowed the new Association wilti be ire-
turned to Ordnance Stores at Esquim'alt,
B.C. Instructions will be sent to,,you re-
garding same as soon as your report giving
numbers of each'item' in your < possession
is received.' "•4 ' •' *»*'V_>ri - "'
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Captain J.N. Cameron, '-"■■   .*r»»fl:v_
Kelowna Civilian Rifle Association,.', •>
.KeIowna,7B.G*7v>r}7* ~f.-
■The 'service  rolls"1 __r.hr_d? .o<
above have been left at the office'
of Mr. J. F. Burne.   All intending
members should call at hjs office-7
at an eartydate, for the, purpose "of 7 7
being sworn in' and signing 'the a A %.,
rolls? l : :"'c"'* «■"';'    V  m
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Kelowna' Public School.^
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'The honor roll for February,Jl$W,'is' as Vv^'Ji
follows: - ,' '. j" *'«.•/;'j,^. Ja " V ■• '"%
, First Primer .Class 7 S. Sa_,.B.ip«vis, R, .2v _-4
Downing, J. McMillan. R.HajU.'.R.'Elliott,',' v^V
I/Coperand, B,'White.' A^I'rimmerjR,-'77S.
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THE ORCHARD CITY RECORD
Published every Thursday, at the Office,
Kelowna, B.C.
JOHN LEATHLEY, Editor.
CHAS. H. LEATHLEY, Business Monager.
■ Subscription.$ 1:50, per annum.
To United States $2.00 per annum.
Advertising rates upon application.
The ready sale of the Kelowna debentures would seem
to indicate that the hard times
in the financial world are fast
disappearing, and that the
money market is loosening up.
The advantage of having a representative of the Eastern
houses on the spot, to observe
the conditions and backing of
the city, is evidenced by the
good figure quoted, being about
five, and'eight points over the
offers received by wire from the
other houses, who having no
one here to examine into-the
City's financial standing, quoted
a lower price. They are all 6
per cent. 20 year debentures,
and are selling at 111, or 98£
figuring them at 5 per cent., on
which basis quotations are
generally given. Although undoubtedly a good figure, this is
not so high as the, City's first
issue of 5 per cents, three years
ago, which sold at 102, but considering the times, we have
good reason to be very well
satisfied.
Excursions are periodically
run to Kelowna from the
prairies during summer, and
the excursionists are met at
Sicamous by every Tom, Dick
and Harry along the line, loaded with literature, and followed
down to the Landing, with invitations to come and see "our
section." A Vernon man even
going so far as to suddenly
have "business" in Kelowna
during the past week. There
can only be one result of this
indiscriminate bullying, for it is
nothing else, and that is that
the visitors become bewildered and to some extent his faith
is shaken, he is undecided
which way to turn, and often
postpones his choice until he
finds himself back on his cheerless prairie, when the work of
inducing him to come again is
all to do over.
The current number of the
Summerland Review contains
the announcement that Mr. J.
F. Watkins, editor and managing director, has sold his interest in the company to Mr.
Thomas Collinge. Mr. Wat-
kin's ill-health has compelled
him to take this step, and he is
returning at once to Vancouver
where he will undergo a dangerous operation. We extend
our hearty sympathy to Mr.
Watkins in his trouble and
hope that the operation may
be successfully performed and
that he may.soon be restored to
health and strength.
The testing of the city plant
at the power house took place
on Wednesday morning, in the
presence of Mayor DeHart and
most of the aldermen. There
were also a number of business
men present. The tests were
conducted by E. W. Hall, who
had charge of the pole line
construction "for the Hinton
Electrical Company, that company being represented by A.
C. Routh, their Vancouver
manager, and S. B. Smith who
installed the plant for the Canadian Fairbanks Co., was.on
the spot in the interests of his
firm.
The proceeding were a little
mystifying to the uninitiated,
who however, looked wise and
noaaecrsagery as tne engineers-
talked about rheostats, amperes,
alternating currents and other
technicalities in connection
with their profession, but as
the report to the Council shows,
results are very satisfactory.
To Help Unemployed.
According to Mr. Ramsey Macdonald,
secretary of the Labour Party, the Government, as a consequence of enquiries made
in Germany, have under consideration four
or five schemes for dealing with unemployment.
The one which Mr. Macdonald views
most favorably is based on the German
system of contributory assurance, the principle being that very skilled workman shall
have 4d. a week credited to 'him in some
insurance company. The workman will
pay one penny per week of that fourpence,
the employer another penny, and the State
the remaining twopence. The purpose of
that is'that every workman who is out of
work may go to this fund and draw a certain amount every week in the form of insurance.
This, says Mr. Macdonald, is the very
principle which the Labour Party contend-
ed for. It was evident that by making
very slight changes in the Labour Party's
Right to Work Bill the Government was
apparently making up its mind to adopt'it.
Mr. A. Pears Dead.
Mr. Andrew Pears has recently passed
away at Brentford in his Sixty-fourth year.
Mr. Pears was the great grandson of the
founder of Pears Soap Works, of world
-wide fame, and he also discovered a way to
make transparent soap, upon which the
family fortunes were built.
The advertisements of Pears, have been
before the public for years, and are well
known in every household.
Unemployed Want Time o& to See
Football Matches.
The Bristol Corporation Distress Com.
.iiittee were recently asked by the city
engineer, for instructions regarding a _m
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seekers from the prairie prov-
' ince8 visited Kelowna during
the pact week.   Attracted by
Kelowna's recent brilliant, successes, and the extensive and
,. .energetic advertising of some
' -  of our real estate firms, a large
. 7 'number   more, are   expected
'' T. 7,from time to time.   Our atten-
>- 'tion has b_eri,,called to a very
• > mean advantage which is being
'' _ taken' of Kelowna's enterprise
,r/ by real estate men of rieighbor-
, ing towns, who, Whilst lacking
,' the wfrere^thaHb conduct their
< own campaign; yet step in and
> endeavor to diree> the  new-'
r comers to their own particular
]  "section."'*. ,'■-,, .    ' ,
It is pleasing, to ;,note tljat
Kelowna's real .estate* men pp-
'  8e88S sufficient espritJe corps to
respect each other s VWsfoniere
''and it if a ,;pity thafc.an easy
A < wayv could noto "Be / found 'to'
(rustle the jackalls.6ut.jof towri
wHenever th^m^ke'their ap-
'pearance.
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provided with relief work.
These men', it seems, have petitioned
that they may be allowed to stop work' on
Saturdays in time to watch football
matches. It was decided to refuse such a
request, and it was intimated that in future
applicants for time for such a purpose
would be discharged.
Depopulation of London.
Owing to the migration of families from
the centre of London to districtf farther
out, and the consequent large' number of
empty houses, stated- Mr. C. Carpenter,
the chairman, at the half-yearly meeting of
the South Metropolitan Gas Company 'on
Wednesday, more than 18,000 supplies
were lying idle. .
Cardiff Hunger^ Marchers Go.
The hunger marchers, who have for
some time past been living camped, on
some land on the outskirts of.Cardiff, have
been driven off by a force of 1,000/ men
and women who claimed the land'a. common grazing ground. 1s >
The hunger marchers had started draining the land, and'eutting it up into claims,
which precipitated the movement, 7as the
land belonged to the commoners from time
immemorial. t    • •<
No violence was used, but everything
went off with the greatest, good Humour. >
King and'Queen Cordially Receided
at Berlin.
.. On the' recent visit to Berlin, Kin. , Edward and Queen Alexandra, were given i a
splendid ovation by people and, officials,
and the demonstration showed a'cordiality
and enthusiasm such' as' have not»"been
manifested to a visiting: Sovereign 'in .recent years.      "' *   -  ;       s *   <.
National rivalry and the, German; Em.
peror's pride of prestige were., sunk in giving Britain's King' 'a welcome^ worthy? of
the,country, he represent*,'and of his • own
reputation. -i
His Majesty, King Edward, with the tact
and courtesy for which he is famed, mixed
and chatted .freely with tho Berlin,. City
Councillors, paying them an unprecedented
honor, and' did mar." to consolidate the
friendship of the^ two'great countries than
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If you Want Your Jams to keep, they
should be put up with   ^
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All B. C. Sugar Refining Company's Products
Consist Solely of Pure CANE SUGAR.
MANUFACTURED AT VANCOUVER, B C   BY
5*? British Columbia Sugar Refining
Company, Limited.
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when
want
The Kelowna Manirfacturiiig Co.
Window Sashes Hot-bed Sashes
Office and Store Fittings
SIGN WRITING AND LETTERING of all descriptions.    '
Window Frosting, etc.
THE SPRING IS COMING.    We are open' to gi.e'
estimates on all kinds o_ Buildings such as
Bungalows;   also  complete  Furnishings for
Summer Houses.
Corner of Lawrence and Pendozi Streets.
'  CALL AND SEE US.
CAMPBELL & Co. .
The Kelowna Electric Light and Bicycle Supply Co.
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____n,V'_">,_   PQ^   In  this, department we have made extensive and
OlV/ I   -^JL_di_P     careful preparation for the coming season, and have
      a  LARGE STOCK  of  the best makes which we
are selling at a reasonable figure.   Prices from $40 up.
Bicycles .for the Boys and Girls at moderate prices.
___.__.■..___.     __>____-___     If y°u bave not already had your house
__leCtriC     W inng -   fitted for electric light let us do the work
for you.    We can guarantee safety and
satisfaction with every job we do.   Estimates on application.
Electric  Fittings     S?11,01^  8ee  ouJ """en*  stock of these goods.
°       They  comprise  the  latest styles apd most elegant
designs procurable. *     '
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We have a number of.
Second-hand Gasoline Lamps and Tanks , ,
. i        on the hollow wire system, which we are selling cheap.
CAMPBELL & Co.
Water Street, Kelowna, B.C. Opposite Courier Office.
Mrs. M. TUTCHER
1     Begs to  announce that she is opening
Trench's old store as a
■ class 'Millinery
Establishment
Mrs. Tutcher has just returned from
_Spokane8__where_she^as_jn8pei;tejl7the__	
very
Latest SPRING Styles
and will be ready by Monday, March 8,
with an entirely new stock of Ready-to-
wear and Trimmed Hats. '  ^
Mrs. M. TUTCHER, hu_wm___
Bernard Ave. (Trench's old. store), Kelowna.
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Are You Looking for a Building Site?
If so why not get the'best > ' ' .   -  •' '
I have a number of half acre lots .all set out to. fruit
tree, Apples, Pears,.Plums, Cherries and  Peaches,
(<.   some in bearing., ^77;,.,,    -.    '.,. .      ,«      ,.^.i _
•'.   " '     ' " Two'ten acre lot-planted out to choice 'fruit''that''
-■-    will-bear next year.'.-?-        *    '.'- * ' •     ~   '  , '•'
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One7fine new bricks house   Corner  Ethel-' and 'v
.   -.   v t"Laurier Avenue.   ",    < - - '!     J  »<J \i'
.      v.  ";-Orie fine, new'bnclt'Cottagfe,'* corner Ethel and
'■    Sutherland Avenue.,   ' J, '     ' "        'V!''h
•' i       » Also a few choice lake shore 'lots 'and a ?■ quarter
i- •,' - Section,of heavy timber<close to the'City. ", '
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,   Will sell any,of die above on good terms." * '   vV' '■
I'carry the largest stock of Onwmejital' Trees a_d Shrubs in the Valley;
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Fresh Bread, Cakes, < v
and sGphf ectionery.
General Groceries, Fruit, etc. .
Call and inspect our stock.
Choice Chocolates and Candies
of all kinds.   ~       • "; -
New Lemons and Oranges just atyiveefe
e have a,snap in
New Jersey Cranberries..
Lake of the Woods FIVE ROSES Flour .
Best on the Market. Special quotations on, large lots. ,
W. A. HUNTER
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Small Hou8e'on'a 50 ft. by 120 ft.'lot, close in, •
rent Well.     Price, cash/ $1,050;? on time;
$1,150. V .',       'Jr-,
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Cottage, on one acre, in- good locality, $2,100, \
•   easy terms.- /■ :     ^
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chine*- bought here and there, nofc made by themaelvei orjaold undjwr.',   t
the Teal manufacturer's riame, all claiming the earth and many of the < «   ,,
'    thingathatehouId'bebilovrit^V'^ -' \ ,   - ty**.**-.
'-   ''      i  But-the merry 'Wch'ang.t fundi dwindjea ev^rjr year.'•'tney^grad'' ' vk
-uafiy drop' outf"«nd > leave their unfortunate" patrohs heTp)[eiar with1-   ^
,- trashy machine*.   More V>U fad. aw&y* thia year.    The "dairy-former   "?■*
, like the creameryman, ia coming to"l_ow something tofe oepar«tqr», -    ; '
"He d6esn't swallow mere "c_dn_.".M«leiwiIy.l   98,. Pffr; <^nt*"^ *°a   A
^ 'nworld. creamerymeri u»e'__;»L^yAL'machine8. ^TKe.peVcelitageofi    -I','
<~i.v> farm bsora content with nothing else i_ always mcrea_i_sj.'  -.'. *      ''
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Special Values for February
J 0 pieces Brussels Carpet r\/-
reduced from $-1.20 to VOC.    :
250 yds. Nairn's Inlaid Linoleum q>
.. reduced from $J .20 to ^OC
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18 Best quality Felt Mattresses, a* i r
reduced from $ 18 to *r I -^
Kitchen Tables,, $3.25
We Frame Pictures.
KELOWNA FURNITURE CO.
HIS TURN CAME.
The
Even
Kelowna Saw-Mill Company, Limited
, Manufacturers of all kinds of   *
Rough and Dressed Lumber
/   ,, Dealerslin&all kinds of
COAST CEDAR, FIR,  FLOORING, MOULDINGS,
WINDOWS, DOORS ANQ SHINGLES
'     7   "        - SAW-MILLf AND'FACTORY
| Orders filled, in' Short notice
HARVEY & CO.
-       7      "~   - Manufacturers of
Builders9 Brick, Drain
Tile arid Hollow Brick    '
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Way-the Liquor  Mam Got
With the Bank Teller.
Many years ago there lived In Rutland, Vt, two men who bore the same
name, which name we will call' W. O
Jones. One of these^men was a dapper young bank teller; the other was
engaged in running a cigar store wltb.
a~ saloon attachment in the rear. This
was in the days of prohibition" In Vermont. Every three or four weeks the
latter Jones would be haled Into thej
police court and _ned for liquor selling, which was chronicled regularly in
the dally papers. The bank teller grew
nervous about it, and one morning this
announcement appeared: "W. O. Jones,
(lie popular young bank teller of the
Rutland National bank, wishes it to be
understood that be Is in no way connected with the saloon keeper and
hopes their names may sot be confounded."
Now, it transpired that a few months
afterward this young teller failed to
appear one morning at bis accustomed
window at the bank, .fpona hasty
examination it was found that $15,000
or" more of the funds of the bank had
also disappeared. The wires were
called into requisition Immediately,
and after a few days he was located
in Denver. It was the old story He
was brought'back, incarcerated, tried,
etc.     , . ~-
It was now tbe saloon keeper's turn,
and this notice was duly published In
the same paper that issued the previous one: "W. O.- Jones,_the widely
known business man of, Merchants'
row, wishes it to be understood that he
Is in no way connected with W.O.
Jones, the defaulting bank teller now
in jail, and hopes their names may not
be confounded "- Exchange.
Social and Personal
G. B E, HUDSON
Portrait and Landscape
Photographer
Portraits by appointment only.
Come and make your appointment    Satisfaction guaranteed.
THE TURNED UP MUSTACHE.
It Originated' In Spain at the Court of
Philip IV.
The'German emperor, William II., Is
generally regarded as the Inventor of"
the turned up mustache. This is true
only as far as introducing It as a, fashion. It, was invented- at the court "of
Philip IV. about 1625.7 That monarch
was the first to wear" his mustache
turned upward. From the' Spanish
court the fashion spread over all Europe. , Charles I.--of England, Philip's
brother-in-law, and many' members of
tbe Austrian Flapsburgs adopted it" It
came to Belgium and was Introduced
into"Germany by the Spanish soldiers
during the Thirty Years' war.'
-It was also found in Sweden as well
as in France under Louis XIII.- Under
Louis XIV the beard went out of fash-
Ion, and during the time of Rococo tbe
elegant world knew only clean'shaven
faces until the French revolution
brought the .mustache again into use.
But nowhere except in its Spanish
houie did the mustache rise so extravagantly as wltb the German emperor
and bis Imitators.
1 In Spain all kinds of artificial means,
such as bandages and coverings, were
employed to compel the mustache to
keep this unnatural upward position,
and in looking at the paintings of Ve-.
lasquez or Murillo one can easily understand -that without such coercive
measures a true full blooded Spaniard,
could < never have realized his ideal
mustaches.
The 20th Century Boot
and Shoe Repair Shop
We do not cobble Boots, .toe.repai!_ t_em_and__t'a_e^t_e_i-b etter-^
than new. Do not fail to gioe us.a trial. All workmanship \
guaranteed and prices are reasonable. Mail and express orders
receioe careful attention. -
In the House of Commons.
- In the days of Burke, Pitt and Fox
members of tbe house of "commons
used to relieve'the tedium of debate
by sucking oranges and cracking nuts,
while iying'full length on the"benches,
and -Brougliam made "his" great" six
hours7sp.ecb "on" law reform in 1828
with a hatful of oranges by bis side
for refreshment Joseph Hume found
solace in pears,, which^he took from
his bulging pockets and • munched by
tbe hour, leaning tbe while against bis
favorite "post No wonder oranges were
so popular, since their vender (one of
them, at any rate) was n picturesque
girl who used to sit with her wares in
theJobby__ottiictl_n-a-^'spr!gged-mus-
lin gown with a gauze neckerchief" or
In the glory of "clean white silk stockings. Turkey leather shoes nnd pink
sill: petticoat, becomingly short"—
Westminster Gazette.
Mr. Hepburn left for the coast on Tuesday.
Miss Buchanan returned on Monday
from Victoria.
Mr. John Collins returned from his visit
to Ireland on Saturday.
Rev. Mr. Long, of Okanagan Falls is
visiting friends in the city this week.
Mr. W. Haug went down the lake on
Friday on a business visit to Penticton.
Rev. H. P. Thorpe left for Salmon Arm
on Tuesday, accompanied by his son and
daughter.
Messrs. Stirling and Pitcairn left for Victoria on Saturday, to attend the railway
conference.
Mr. Crawford, of Brandon, Man., is
visiting ot the home of D. McEachren,
Benvoulin.
Mr. D. Gellatly left on Friday's boat after
spending a few days visiting with S. Sproule
on the Rutland Bench.
Mayor DeHart returned from the Coast
on Monday where he has been on business
for the past ten days.
A number of friends were entertained
on Thursday night last to a whist drive at
the home of Mr. Geo. Rowcliffe.
Mr. and Mrs. Porter returned to Oxbow,
Sask., on Tuesday, after spending about
three weeks visiting in'Kelowna.
E. W. Hall returned on Monday, accompanied by the Vancouver Manager of
the Hinton Electrical Company, to test the
city electrical works.
Mr. W. A. Fullerton, of the Dominion
Securities Corporation, left on Tuesday for
Toronto, after purchasing $56,500 City of
Kelowna debentures.
Messrs. Johnston, Smythers, Willis and
Day were Westbank visitors on Monday,
returning next day, excepting Mr. Willis
who intends remaining there.
A large and enjoyable party was given
at the home of Mr. A. S. Cox on Thursday
by the White Shield Society. Music and
games passed a very pleasant evening.
A number of friends met at the home of
Miss Campbell last week at a whist drive.
During the evening -several flashlight
photographs were taken by C. Tupper.
S. B. Smith arrived in Kelowna on Friday, to be present at the final test of the
municipal plant, installed by his company,
the Canadian Fairbanks of Vancouver.
E. Snowsell, we learn,  has now   taken
over the management of J. L. Pridham. '
orchard for the second time, having been
engaged there previous to Mr. Long, the
late manager.
" Progressive 500 " is a new game to this
city, and a delightful evening was spent at
the home af Capt. Philp on Friday, when
six tables were well filled with guests at this
pastime. Mrs. C C. Josselyn was winner
of the first "prize, and Mr. Hardy took the
booby prize.
' A number of Kelowna Masons visited
Summerland on Monday in order to institute a lodge there. Among those from
Kelowna were Messrs. E. Wilkinson, T.
Lawson, J. W. Jones, Dr. Knox, Dr. Boyce,
J. F. Burne, P. B. Willits, D. Crowley, Wm.
Haug, Jas! Harvey, Jr., R. A. Copeland,
D. W. Sutherland and C. C. Josselyn. The
Kelowna visitors were right royally entertained at ,the Summerland Hotel to an
Inaugural Banquet, and every endeavor
waa made-to make the evening enjoyable.
L. C. AVISS
Boat Builder
Launches, Sail Boats
Skiffs, Canoes and Scows
Roto Boats and Canoes
.or hire.
KELOWNA, B.C.
. Sutton's Seeds
ORDERS TAKEN NOW FOR
Tomato Plants
Cabbage. Plant-
Bedding Plants
Asparagus Roots
Rose Bushes, etc
H. LYSONS
Kelowna. Greenhouse.
Come to •'    '' --
McLELLAN'S
for a -
Good Clean Meal
Fresh Candies, Fruit and
Tobacco /
ICE CREAM IN SEASON
HOWE'S OLD STAND
Call and see us
Get your name on
the honor roll.
Subscribe for the Orchard
City Record.
The Tarantula.
Wh-ttic! tlio tnr_ntula is ever a
death denier or not is a disputed point.
However, there seems to be no doubt
thni the bite of this spider-like creature inHletfl one of the most painful
wounds thnt the human body can endure Stolid Indians who have borne
tbe tortures of the sun dance without
-inching have been known to roll upon
the ground aud shriek In agony when
bitten by n tarantula, which leaves a
livid senr that never grows dim. It Is
possible that the tarantula bite sometimes proves fatal, although It is difficult to _nd a well authenticated instance of this kind.
Gone To B. C.
Even Buds Grow Old.
According to a government botanist
at Washington.' there Is reason to believe that, buds share in the growing
old of the pnrent plant He illustrates
his meaning in this way: Suppose the
average life of an individual plant-
say n tree—.to be 100 years; then a bud
removed when the parent plant is fifty
years old will also be virtually fifty
years of j age and if transplanted by
grafting 'will be able to live on the
graft only fifty years more.
On Saturday night, the Masonic brethren
banquetted-Dr.—Baker-at^the Waldorf
Hotel, prior to his departure for Kelowna
B. C. The guests of the evening included
the Town Council (of which the doctor
is an ex-member) the town officials, and
the pastor of the Methodist Church. Twenty-five partook of the hospitality of Mine
Host'Archer, after which the usual toasts
were proposed and heartily responded to
by members of The Craft and their guests.
On behalf of the brethren, Wor. Bro.
Lowry, Secretary, read an address, the
presentation being made by Bro. Sam.
Anderson.
In the removal of the Dr. and his estimable wife and family the town loses a
a public spirited citizen who always aimed
to do his best to advance its interests. If
only one half of the good wishes which
follow the doctor to his new home are realized, he will prosper abundantly, and he
may rest assured, we of Leduc will always
welcome him back.
.   . —The Leduc Representative.
8he Knew. '
Applicant—No. ma'am; I could_'t
work In a house "where there were children .Mrs Keephouse—But we advertised for u girl who understood children. Applicant— I do understand 'em,
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Canadian Curlers Returning. ,
On Friday last the Canadian team of
curlers, who have been visiting the Old
Country under the captaincy of Lieutenant
Governor Fraser, embarked on board the
Empress of Ireland, homeward bound.
The captain of the team said they had
been treated with the greatest possible
kindness during the whole of their stay in
Great Britain, and he hoped that a return
visit of their Scottish opponents could be
arranged so that they might in some measure
repay the unbounded hospitality they had
received.    -
,Dr.. Mathison, dentist, next to
Poat Office., Phone 89.    '
A WANT AD. in the
Record will bring speedy
results.
A. McGEE
UPHOLSTERING
neatly done.
All toork guaranteed first-class.
All kinds o_ Furniture
Repaired.
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Oregon Grown Fruit Trees
Send me your tree bill for my estimate for Fall, 1909, and. Spring,
1910, planting. I furnish the very finest grade of Genuine Nursery
Stock at as low prices as other responsible firms furnish the same
grade of stock. Catalogues on Application.
R. T. HESELWOOD "
KELO_CN_, B.C. P.O. BOX 364
Agent for
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COMMERCIAL
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Is not only an art, it is also
a business, which to execute promptly ana at a
reasonable price, requires
a complete modern plant,
handled by experts.
All this is at your ser-
^vice, and w,e can promise
you a pleasant surprise
when you place your next
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Thursdag,s,Mar: _-
PROFESSIONAL AND
BUSINESS CARDS
J. F. BURNE
Solicitor,
Notary Public,
Conveyancer, etc,
KELOWNA,
B.C.
R. B. KERR
Barrister
and Solicitor,
Notary Public.
KELOWNA, :: B. C.
CHAS. HARVEY
B.A.Sc.,CE., D.L.S., B.C. L. S.
. CIVIL ENGINEER and LAND
SURVEYOR
Kelowna,    B.C.
W. T. ASHBRIDGE
CIVIL ENGINEER
Assoc. Mem. Can. Soc. C. E        Graduate Toronto
University
Waterworks nud Sewerage Systems, Pumping and
Lighting Plants, Concrete Construction, etc.
KELOWNA, :: . B. C
Grenfell Notes.
DIED—At Grenfell, Feb. 20th,   the   infant
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Jones.
DIED—At Weldon, Feb.  18th,   Robeit R.
Hubbard, aged 61 years.
A party met in the Dominion Bank
Chambers to spend a social evening with
Mr.. S. H. Jones, of the Dominion Bank,
Grenfell, before his departure to take a
position in the Dominion Bank at Strath,
cona.
Rutland Notes.
RICHARD H. PARKINSON
BRITISH COLUMBIA LAND
SURVEYOR.
CIVIL ENGINEER
P.O.BOX 137 KELOWNA
Office:    Keller Block
S. C. RICHARDS, D.V.S.
HcGill
VETERINARY SURGEON
and Dentist
Office at Residence: 2nd House
East of the Club
Dr. J. W. Nelson Shepherd
DENTIST
P.O. Box 1«6 'Phono 66
Office in Dr. Boyce's Building.
Barnard Ave.
Mr. Thos. Bulman and family expect to
return to Kelowna after an extended Irip
in the east, on Friday or Saturday of this
week.
Duncan & Wallace purchased the team
formerly owned by Mr. John G. Charlton,
last week.
Mr. Mack has completed his greenhouse,
and likewise the carpenter's hammer can
be heard in all directions on the flat and
benches, signifying that spring is almost
upon us, and preparation for sowing must
be pushed with all possible haste.
Mr. Yale is a hustler, looks quite settled
now in his "3 in 1" house, also has built a
comfortable stable, cow shed and now
building a private flume, only a recent
bench resident too, an example of concentrated effort rewarded.
Mr. Gray no sooner landed than the
cook stove was hurriedly put in place, and
he was comfortably stored for the night of
the same day, and his son with him.
News ofthe Churches
ANGLICAN
Si. Michael and All Angels' Church.
Moly Communion, first and tluid Sundays in the
ii._th at & a m , -ccondnnd fourth Sundays, after
Morning Piayer
Litans on the first nnd third Sundays
Monunfi Prayer at 11   o'clock,   Lvening Prayer nt
7 30.
REV THOS GREENE. D A , Rector
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Lenton Services
Sundays in Lent
Celebration of Holy Communion 8 a.m.
Matins and Celebration II a.m.
Evensong .' 7:30 p.m.
Wednesdays
Matins and Litany 10:30 a.m.
Litany and Address 3:30 p.m.
Fridays
Matins and Litany.... 10:30 a.m.
Evensong with address 7:30 p.m.
PRESBYTERIAN
''Knox Presbyterian Church, Kelowna.
Morning Services ot 11 a.m.; eveninn services at 7:30
p.m.   Sunday School at 2:30 p.m..
Weekly Prayer Meeting on Wednesdays at 8 p.m.
Benvoulin Presbyterian Church.
Afternoon service at 3 p.m. Sunday School at 2 p.m.
REV. A. W. K. HERDMAN, Pastor. \
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Rev.   Dr.   McDougal!   preached   at   the
Presbyterisn Church on   Sunday  evening.
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.
M. J. MONCKTON
Irrigation Engineer.
Assoc. Mem. Inst. C.E.    Mem. Concrete
Institute.     Late Irrig. Dept. of India and
Cape Colony, and with Central Ok. Co.
Agent for Steel Flumes.
KELOWNA Phone 88
JOHN  CURTS     7
CONTRACTOR & BUILDER   /
Plans and Specifications Prepared
and estimates given for publicBuild-
ings.Town and Country Residences
JOHN CURTS, KELOWNA
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At The Hotels.
The following have regestered at the
three Kelowna hotels during the past week.
LAKEVIEW HOTEL.
Friday, Feb. 26th.
F. G. Wright, F. C. Bryan, A. New-bold,
K. L. O. Bench ; F. R. Phillips, R. A. Chap-
man, Toronto; P. C. Folwell, J. T- Chis-
h.lin, J. J. Mackay. R. D. Royston, Vancouver ; J. Haccock, Ashcroft; C. K. Mc-
Crady, Calgary ; J. C. Brown and wife, Gra-
num, Alberta; J. C. Freeman, Ok. Centre;
W. E. Burnham, Kerry Gow Co. R. T. Hes-
elwood, Kelowna.^
Satnrday, Feb. 27th.
R. D, Douglas, W. E. Davidson, J. D.
Cavenhill, Wm. D. Speers, Vancouver; S.
P. Pond, Nelson; R. G. Colroan, R. C. Bav-
eley, Kelowna; C. de G. Murray, Eear
Creek.' ■"   .
Monday, March, 1st.
J. T. McLellan, J. W. Hepburn and family, City; J. K. Marshall, J. Gowlay, \v\ S.
Cameron, Vancouver; A.L.Fullerton,Toronto; F. D. Tucker, St. John, N. B.; F. G.
Osburn, Jr., Montreal; F. E. Coombe, Kincardine ; A. Purvis, Ok. Centre.
Tuesday, March, 2nd.
W. G. Buly, M. Nelson, Vancouver;
A. H. Jarvis, Hamilton ; E. T. Ganther, Toronto; J. \V. Mulliii, Fernie.
PALACE HOTEL.
Friday. 26th Feb.
Seth B. Smith, Vancouver ;   C.   Schram,
John Roberts, E. Newton.
Saturday. 27th Feb.
W. Craig, J. G.   Charlton,  Jas.   Duncan,
Rutland;   R.   McKay,   N.   Gregory,   H.
Summon.
Sunday, 2_th Feb.
W. T. Schell.
Monday, 1st March
John  Lawrence,   Jas.   Lawrence,   J.   R.
Fuller, E. W. Hall,   A.  O.  Routh,   A.  E.
Moultan, E. A. Cary,  John  Lawrence,   H;
Gats'ell, J. D. Lawrence.   .
ROYAL HOTEL.
Friday, 26th Feb.
D. L. Reeve, Ok.Mission ; W.R. Hanson,
C. J. Blomfield, W, H. Rice, R. N. Rice.
Saturday, ,27th Feb.
_ D. -G._Murp_y._B._BolcQ._C.John8gri,;
METHODIST      ,
Kelowna Methodist Church.
Sabbath Service at 11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Sunday School at 2:30 p.m.
Midweek service Wednesday at 8 p.m.
REV. J. II. WRIGHT, Pastor.
The service in the Methodist Church
took the form of a song service by members of the Methodist Church Choir, assisted by members of the Presbyterian Choir.
: '■     BAPTIST
Kelowna Baptist Church, Ellice St.
Sabbath Services at 11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m."
Sabbath School at 12:15 p.m.   All welcome.
REV. H. P.THORPE, Pastor.
Rev. H. P. Thorpe preached his farewell
sermon on Sunday morning. There was
a good attendance at both morning . and
evening service.
Conducted by the Ladies of the Kelowna branch
ofthe W.C.T.U.   '
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KELLER BLOCK
KELOWNA
Fire, Life, and Accident
Insurance.
Money to Loan.
Kamloops; R "Martin, AchnifeTT
Monday, 1st March
G.Wright; J.D.Harrison,   C.D.Harrison, Vernon, B.C.; A. Stocks, Nahm, B.C.;
H. Brown.
Tuesday, 2nd March
E. R. Mackenzie, Nelson, B.C.
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Watches
Watches
The oaluc of a match is in ita ability to keep time.
We would call ijour attention to the
-    REGINA WATCHES
These are made on modern lines by the highest
educated then in the science of horology.
See our Special Gentleman's 17 Jewel Watch
in G. F. case, at $18.
KNOWLES,
The Jeweler and Optician,
Kelowna, B. C.
Prohibition a Success in United
7   7 " 'States.",       7
The end of 1908 brings some interesting
statistical information concerning the re- Kj
suits of prohibition in some municipalities |]
and states of the American Union, (1
which last year were under' prohibition a
for the first time;     ; a
The town of Bristol, Va., reports that for o
the last twelve months of license, November, 1906, to October, 1907, the total number of police cases dealt with was 1,388,
of which 93 were for drunkenness, while
for the year beginning November, 1907,
and ending October, 1908, under no licence, the total cases were only 656, and £
the indictments for drunkenness were only
2-10.- _      ' 	
Knox count}', including the city of Knox-
ville, in Tennessee, records 397 commitments to jail for the single month of November under prohibition, whereas it had r!
720 such commitments for the same month
of7the_year_JW7>_^Ven_jh_e_bj|r^r_ooma  jl
were running. \k
The city of Jackson, Tennessee,   reports  j|
146 arrests from  April   1st  lo   December  ft
17th, 1908, and recalls 520  arrests  for the
same period in 1907.
The city of Brunswick, Ga„ went under
prohibition on January 1st, 1908 nnd during
the nine following months had only 57
police cases, as against 308 for the same
nine months ihe preceding year when the ||
saloons were running.
If the lowering of the criminal record is
evidence.of the success of prohibition, it
must be admitted that prohibition is a
complete success throughout Georgia.
'- Taking the first nine months of the year
1908 under prohibition arid comparing
them with the similar nine months of 1907,
when the saloons were doing their work,
there is obtained the following statement
of the total number of arrests by the city
police.
Total     Drunk-
Arrests   enness
Under license:..". 15086      4352
Under Prohibition  8990       1598
Decrease     under     prohibition  6096      2754'
While crime was falling off even before
the new conditions had opportunity to
pioduce their full results, the city was^
growing in prosperity, order and mortality.
The city health officer reported a falling
off of about fifty per cent, in the number
of 3Ci'ious accidents which came under his
observation. Building p'ermitu for the nine
months obovp mentioned, represented
values as follows:
Under license   .1>3,825,73li'
Under prohibition......   4,156,905
No more striking evidence could be furnished to show the value of prohibition
for any community or State,
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With a little better quality and a little lower price-than you
can get elsewhere. Our store is full of good things to eat,
and it will pay you to give us your orders for all kinds of
p¥,'f
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Are offering this week
Sultana, Arrowroot, SccialrFig Bar, etc., at 20c. per lb.
Huntley & Palmer's Milk, Favorite, 9^~
Butter-finger, Cheese, etc.,    —** ]k   **J^
per lb.,
Ginger Snap Biscuits,
Pilot Bread Biscuits,
Dog Biscuits
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With
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ou must see
W.CT.UNotes. I 21b
one pound of our Delicious
per lb. we will give
2 Cups and Saucers, or 2 Bowls
2 Dinner Plates, or 3 Bread and Butter Plates   .
1 Quart Jug or 1 Berry Dish .   ,
them to believe the great value we are giving
TINNED GOODS.       x   .    /
,   Of Corn
n<j   Of Peas
^   Of Beans
3 tins of Tomatoes, for 50c, 7 for $1.
tins Pears, Strawberries,  Raspberries, and  Peaches,
only 25c tin, 4 tins for 9,0c.
Blueberries, 1 5c. per tin        21b tins Tomatoes, 10c.
3 tins King Oscar Sardines, 40c    3 tins Best Salmon,   50c
3, tins Canadian Sardines, 25 c.
3 tins Pork andBeans, 25 c.
Swifts, Griffin's, or Wild Rose Pure Lard, in 3, 5, 10
and 201b pails.
SPRING CLEANING. .      "
White Swan Soap,
2 pkts. Macaroni, 25c
81b box Macaroni, 75c
Golden West Soap,
Royal Crown Soap,
Sunlight Soap, 5 bars foi 25c.
2 tins Lye, for 25c
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Our pure wholesome bread is in everybody's mouth:   If you have not tried it,
do so at once, and you will be delighted.
Our
vans wi
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daily.
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PHONE
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Pels Naptha, 3 bars for 25c
21bs. Pearline for 25 c.
West, White-Swan. Gold Dust. 25 c. each
Old Dutch Cleanser, 1 5c.    Chloride of Lime, 1 5c.
sell nothing but the best full strength Flavoring Extracts
2 oz. bottles for 20c.       4 oz. for 35c.       8 oz. for 60c.        16 oz. for $1
JAM      JAM      JAM
51b Climax, only 60c. 51b Wagstaff's only 90c.
1 lb jars Wagstaff's, Lipton's, or C. & B., only 30c. each.
Marmalade, 41bs 60c, 71b for $1
3 lb. jars Spiced Jam, 35c. Pure Maple Syrup, direct from the Growers-Association
Cream or Milk, 7 tins for $1 White Star, Blue Ribbon, or Magic Baking P., 25c tin.
~BREAD
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The Orchard City Record
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We have a proper
regard for the-welfare of the little
people for whom
we furnish the necessary supplies.
We   procure   the
best   and    provide
all   the latest   and
newest       hygienic
feeders   and  other
nursery goods.
We also  carry a
large stock of all the
best infant foods.
Provincial and General News
DRUGGISTS and- STATIONERS-
Kelowna, - - B. C.
A. R. DAVY
Wholesale
Butcher.
and  Retail
S
Cattle, Sheep and Horse
Dealer.
KELOWNA,
B.C.
DAVIES & MATHIE
Ladies' and
Gents' Tailors
PENDOZI_SXEETL_
Repairing and Pressing
promptly attended to.
KELOWNA WEST BANK
STEAM FERRY
Prices Quoted to Any Point
on the Lake
Ferry to Bear Creek every Friday,
L. HAYMAN
Box 66 ! Kelowna, B.C.
G.T.P. Slaughter. -
Seven more men blown to pieces on the
G.T.P. construction work at Nipigon adds
to the long list of fatalities on this work.
The men were in the employ of Chain-
bers, McQuaig & McCoffery, contractors,
and were all Swedes.
Emigration to Canada.
Statements from Liverpool say that emigration prospects to Canada for the coming year ore unpromising at present.
John Burns has set aside £4,000 to assist
the unemployed of West 1 lam to emigrate
to Canada and Australia.
By a decision of the privy council, the
Hudson Bay Company is held for the income tax on land sales.
Tragedy of the North.
News of a weird tragedy of northern
wilds was brought in from Lake Nipigon
district by national transcontinental police.
An old Indian named Zeabo quariellcd
with his best friend while on a hunting
trip, the dispute arising over the possession of furs, which Zeabo claimed were
caught on his reserve. The quarrel ended
in Zeabo killing his companion. .The
deed played on Zeabo's mind.and on his
return home he told his family that he had
killed his best friend, and asked several
acquaintances to *kill him, he believing
that only by his own death could he atone
for his sin. He could not kill himself, that
he claimed would be a double crime.
One night he came into his home and
handing his daughter a sharp axe, commanded her to kill him. At first she refused, but on being told by her father that
he would committ more murders if she
didn't, she consented. He bade an affectionate farewell to his two young sons
and. the girl, who then commanded him
to stand over by the fire with his back to
her. She weighed 160 lbs. and swinging'
the axe high in the ah" over her head
brought it down with all her strength, completely severing the head from the body.
Then she fainted right away. The police,
after investigating the circumstances, decided to leave the girl in her sorrow. ,
■ Three Trains Daily.
The C.P.R. Company will probably decide to augment their railway-service by
two extra passenger trains east and west
daily. No offiicial announcement has yet
been made, but may be expected at the
conclusion of a conference of the traffic
officials to be held in Winnipeg early this
month.
It is expected that the Alaska-Yukon-
Pacific Exhibition at Seattle next summer,
will make great demands on the passenger
service.
Double Escape From Penitentiary.
/
Two desperate criminals escaped from
New Westminister Penitentiary early Wednesday morning of last week, and -. are in
hiding in the bush near"Port Moody, and
are closely pursued by a large posse.
The men were serving terms of 10 years
and 2 years respectively, and one of them
made an almost successful dash for liberty
last May.
At the time the escape was made, the
convicts were being marched to breakfast,
and managed to conceal themselves from
the guards, breaking through a window
by means of a wrench stolen from the
blacksmith shop.
Collision at Ingo'lf.
Rogal Hotel
Pacing the Wharfle.
Rates $1 per day.
J. B. WHEELER,. Prop.
A stock train dashed into a stationery
freight at Ingolf last week, killing H. Gold-
of Toronto, and so severely injuring W.
Robinson of the Toronto armory and Jack
O'Brien, an Australian, who were bringing
cars of live stock west, that they died in a
few minutes.
Big Fire at Esteoan.
Fire broke out at Estevan on Tuesday of
last week, that threatened to wipe out the
whole town. Hard fighting however,
confined the loss to Kelly's store, the
Kelly house and Mrs. Scott's dwelling, including the public library.' The hotel loss
was $30,000 with insurance of $15,000, the
loss of the store was $20,000 with $8,000
insurance, and Mrs. Scotts loss was $4,000.
Oregon Doton on Local Option.
The senate has killed the drastic local
.option bill to suprcss liquor sales in dry
countries and providing for search and
seizure in clubs and private houses, by a
vote of 17 to 13.
Canadian Claims Site of St. Paul.
Claim is being'made by Charles Laford
of Montreal on property covering over 500,
present holdings in St. Paul, iand valued
several million dollars. The claimant de-
clars that his ancestors were granted a
large tract of property in the early day9
by the then existing government in payment for some service. >
- At the time the original holders died,
the property was usurped, without the
heirs having knowledge of the wrong done,
but Writings having been discovered recently making the alleged facta known..   .,
Empress Liners to Haoe Wireless.
The C.P.R. boats, Empress of Ch.
Empies1) of Japan and Empres of India arc
all to be fitted witlf high power Marconi
wireless apparatus. With this apparatus
the boats will be enabled to send messages
an eighth of the distance across the Pacific.
In any case of emergency, the steamers
will be able to summon assistance at even
greuter distances. (
Police Women For Neto Jersey.
Mrs. Julia Goldzier, of Bayonne, N. J., is
endeavouring, with tho sanction of the
mayor, to raise a corps of women to act as
volunteer police to patrol the public parks
during tho summer months. Mrs. Goldzicr's
idea is to get six or seven women of independent means who will devote one afternoon per week to the work. She will usk
the park commissioners to provide the
women with badges, so that they will have
authority to make arrests. The uniform
which she suggests consi3ts of a blue blouse,
blue cap with gold braid, blue skirt, and
black leather leggings. The blouse would
have a row of brass buttons down the
front. She wishes to show the city what
policewomen really can do; and that in
many instances they are superior to men.
Automobile Race Across the
.Continent.-
That 75 cars will enter the automobile'
race across the continent to the opening of
the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific exposition is the
annocement made to-day by Tom Moore,
who has had charge of the biggest races
in both   Americe and Europe.
Moore arrived here last night from the
east and at once held a conference with
Qobert Guggenheim and other members
of the Automobile club of America, under
whose auspices the race will be run.
It is planned to have two scout automobiles start in advance of the racers, one of
them from New York and one, from Chicago, whose duty it will be to mark the
course. Signs will be posted and the dri-
vers must register at certain points.
The date for the starting of the long
race has not yet been definitely decided
upon.
Killed Whilst Coasting.
John McKenna, coachman for D. Mc-
Eachern, was killed last week in Montreal;
through his taboggan striking against a tree
in coasting down the mountain-side:
His two companions escaped injury.
Ice Palace Collapses. "
The tower of the ice palace at Montreal
collapsed on Friday last flinging two labourers to the ground, who however fortunately escaped serious injury.
Scalding Accident at Notch Hill.
W. Temlinson, engineer on the C.P.R.,
was badly scalded a few days ago at Notch
Hill, by the blowing out of a plug in a
pipe carrying pressure steam. He received the full force of the explosion in his
face, and suffered great pain for many
hours after the accident. He was conveyed in a light engine to Revelstoke and
placed in the hospital. Although badly
hurt his recovery is expected.
Poisoned at a Banquet.
One hundred and twenty-six students
and eight professors of Toronto who attended a feast to the athletic champions of
the university have been suffering from
the effects of ptomaine poisoning. Principal   Hutton,   the ■ only   one  present  who
escaped says that most of them have now
recovered. No one knows what"particular
article of food was responsible for the
trouble.
Clergy The Serpents of The Deoil.
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Mrs. Carrie Nation, the notorious Saloon
Smasher, is not as much admired in the
old country, as she is on the American
side of the Atlantic. She returned on the
12th of this month, and on being asked
if this was not an acknowledgment of defeat, said:—"Defeat, certainly not young
man. 1 am confident mat I have not been
working in vain, even in England. At
least, if I have been defeated, it has been
by the Devil, and by his servants, the
clergy of your country.
The same amiable lady declares the
clergy to be in league with the drink
traffic, that they own brewery shares, and
do not dare become leaders of the movement against drink.
England, she declares, is fifty years be*
hind United States as regards drink. On
every street corner of London are "hell
houses," and in conclusion she says:—All
I can say is that, my imagination fails to
conceive anything worse than the present
condition of thing in London."
Mrs. Maybrick _ Wealth.
According to a dispatch from Richmond,
Virginia, Mrs, Florence Maybrick established her title, in the Virginia Federal Court,
to the ownership of an estate of over
100,000 acres «n Virginia.
.Some 2,500,000 acres in Virginia and
Kentucky, of the estimated value of
£500,000, were involved in another suit
won by Mrs. Maybrick in December.
AN IDEAL FRUIT
HAVE YOU EVER CONSIDERED THE ADVISABILITY OF OWNING. ONE?
YVylTH  Kelowna winning the highest awards at the different* Fruit
:v   Exhibitions, this district will receive considerable attention||from
homeseekers and investors in the Prairie Provinces, United States and
Great Britain	
NOW IS THE TIME TO BUY
Come and get our list of 10 and 20 acre Fruit- Lots, ready for planting
next spring, in the centre of a beautiful valley.
In our Wdodlawn Sub-division, between Richter
and Ethel Streets. Prices, $250 and upwards,
on easy terms.   .        .        .       ..     ..?
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anagan Land& Orchard Co.
KELOWNA, B.C.
TIAL LOTS
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Fairbanks-Morse
Marine Engines
/"Standard of the World".
Most races at British Columbia
inland regattas were won with
the " Fairbanks-Morse " Engines •
last year, although the "Fairbanks-Morse" is by.no means a
"freak" speed engine, lasting
- a few hundred miles only.
Our 1909 large marine catalogue is out and yours for the
asking. It contains highly interesting information on our latest
types and up-to-date motor boat
fittings, and it is worth investigating.    '
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The Orchard Gity Record
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Tt_e Kelotpna
and Orchard Co.,
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LIMITED,
Haoe -tor sale the .ollotoing oarieties:
Jonathan,    Northern Spy,
Wagner,     Mcintosh Red,
Wealthy,     Yellot-) Netoton,
Spitzenberg, Duchess,
Liecland-Raspberrg,
■J. A. Bigger
BUILDER and CONTRACTOR
Plans and Estimates Furnished
Residence,    10  Lawrence Ave.
PHONE 95
Yearling Trees,
Clean, Well-groton Stock.
Buy at Home and Saoe Money.
Order at once as the stock is going fast.
K.L.O. 0-.ice, Leon St., or
Manager's Office, at Orchard.
CRAWFORD & Co.
HEADQUARTERS  FOR THE  FOLLOWING GOODS:
The New Edison Phonographs
Playing the 2 and 4 minute Records.   A ko a full line of A ttachments
for same.   Anyone wishing to haoe the 4 minute attachment put onto
an old machine can have this done Free of Charge.
Also Agents for the Columbia and all other Disc
Machines      • """"
FULL LINE OF RECORDS KEPT IN STOCK
Subscriptions taken for all Magazines
Copies of the Latest Novels can be obtained here
The New 1909 Diaries can now be had in all sizes
Stationery and Office Supplies
SMOKERS' SUPPLIES, CIGARS
etc
Choice Chocolates constandy kept on hand
Agents for EASTMAN KODAKS AND FILMS
BelleDue Hotel
SOUTH OKANAGAN
Rates, two dollars per day.
Beautiful situation on the lake
front, close to the new wharf.
Fishing, shooting and boating.
Boats for hire.
Gilbert Hassell, Prop.
Kelowna Shaving
Parlor
FOR A FIRST-CLASS COM-
FORTABLE SHAVE OR
HAIR-CUT.       ::        ::        ::
J. BOUCH, Proprietor
D. W. Crowley & Co.
Kelowna and Penticton
Wholesale & Retail Butchers
Goods delivered to any part of
the City
We give our prompt  attention
to mail orders
'      'Phone 12
NOTICE
Now is the time to buy your
TOMATO SEED
' Canning varieties a speciality.    Send for
: catalogue of Seeds and Fruit Trees
Rosefield Nursery, Gellatly, B.C.
Lifting and
Moving Houses
All work Guaranteed.
Clark & Ferguson
Geo. E. Ritchie
BUILDER
Plans and Estimates
on application.
Box 105      Kelotona.
JO SSELYN'S
High Grade Seeds
These Seeds are the BEST, SELECTED and TESTED,
especially suited to conditions in the Kelowna district.
P_yby c c JOSSELYN, of Kelowna
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THE WEST
THE WHITE
Lecture by   Rev. J. McDougall
on "Wild Life in Canada's
Great West."
The audience, not nearly so large
as it should have been, who attended at the Methodist Church
on Monday night to hear the lecture of the Rev. John McDougall,
D.D., the veteran missionary
amongst the Indians of the Northwest, was well rewarded. Those
who know only the great western
provinces of today, or at most, of
a few years back, must have listened with the deepest interest to the
vivid pictures of the reverend
lecturer, as he carried his hearers
back to the days before the tide of
immigration had set westwards,
back to the days when the great
plains were the rich pasturage of
the countless herds of buffalo,
"God's own cattle," the hunting
ground of the Redskin, and the
scene of their picturesque warfare.
At the time of which Dr. McDougall spoke, the early sixties,
the west was indeed "the great
unknown." In the old country,
and even in Canada, east of Lake
Superior, little was known of the
mighty fertile prairies of- the west.
Beyond the great lakes few white
men had ever ventured except
these grand old pioneer missionaries, and the officers of the ancient
and honorable, the Hudson's Bay
Company. No    railways    had
crossed these trackless plains
—were scarcely dreamed of—and
travelling in those days, with dog
trains" or on horseback or snow-
shoes, demanded hardihood and
grit, which are seldom met with in
the later days.
The lecturer held his audience
in wrapt attention for over an
hour and a half whith his intensely
interesting reminiscences of his
early missionary experiences
amongst the wild Indians of the
plains. His story of his first encounter with a bear, and his striking description of a .great buffalo"
hunt, were examples of word painting only possible to one who had
seen what he drew, and seen it
too with the eyes of one capable
of appreciating to the full the romance of it all.
What Canada owes to the handful of brave men who labored
through long years in their own
manner to prepare the way for the
inevitable westward swe«p of civilization, will perhaps never be
known, but certain it is, that to the
younger generation especially, the
story of their lives .is ever fraught
with the keenest interest.
The singing of the national anthem brought to a close an evening of profit and enjoyment.
The proceeds of the lecture are
to be devoted to Church funds. ,<
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MAN TRIES
TO KILL RIVAL.
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Ms
istrate Norris on Friday, of shooting
with intent to kill. Daniel Carter
the defendant,, a South African
Veteran, it is claimed because enamoured of a Miss Pritchard,
housekeeper to Mr. Thos. Ward
about 12 miles out on the White
Valley Road, and jealousy caused
by the lady's engagement to Mr.
Ward, prompted the rash act. On
the announcement of Miss Prit-
chard's engagement to Mr. Ward,
Carter was requested to discontinue
his attentions. . His remonstrances
proving unavailing, the accused
departed threatening to be revenged.
The prisoner then went to Vernon, bought a revolver and cartridges at the Vemon Hardware
Co's. store, and called for Ward's
mail which he took out with him.
On his arrival home, he went over
to Ward's; house and called for
him to come out'. Ward came
out, but having been previously
put on his guard, armed himself
with a rifle, and told Carter to get
off his premises. Words having
no effect, Ward fired over Carter's
head to frighten him, but which
which started a return volley instead. Shot after shot followed,
some passing very close to Ward's
body, who then took refuge in his
house.
After using up all his amunition,
Carter went to Lumley, where he
was arrested by special Constable
Leonard and brought to Vernon.
The case was remanded, and in
the meantime the prisoner ia being
examined as to his sanity.  -'
Dr. Boyce has been appointed
License Commissioner for Kelowna.
The regular ferry service to Bear
Creek has now started, the Clovelly
making this trip on Fridays.
We understand that Mr. Jones
has given up boat-building and
taken to administering massage
treatment.
Alf McLellan has some novelties
in sugar bowls on exhibition, from,
which the sugar is obtained by
pressing a button.
.C Gardiner spent last week end
in the Hospital, having been laid
low with an attack of "Piratitis."
Monday saw him around again
however.
There will be a social on behalf
of the Ladies' Aid of Benvoulin
Church, held at the home of Mrs.
D. McEachren on Friday, March"
5th at 6 p.m.
S. C. King has had his harness
shop enlarged, by extending the
"partition, towards the end of the
building, and has now ample room
for his spring stock.
The services in the BaptistChurch
are not" to be discontinued on
account of there being no pastor,
but will be carried on by different
speakers until a new pastor arrives.
In the marriage notices last week,
we were mis-informed that John
Brent was married to Miss Berard
at Benvoulin. A correction was
brought in this week, showing the
bridegroom to be Ferdie Brent,
and the marriage was at Mission.
Mr. W. Crawford is making active preparations for the boating
season. Last week he purchased
an 18 ft. gasoline launch, and some
of his spare time will no doubt be
devoted to fixing up the "Westward Ho," in time for the fine
weather.
The crossing between Lawson's
old store and the Oak Hall Clothing store has been in very bad
condition owing to the excavation
for "laying of the water mains.
Last week a horse sank leg
deep in it, and a little later, a
loaded wagon had one wheel sink
to the hubs.
In connection with the Hospital
Bazaar, a ladies' blouse competition
is being arranged. There will be
two prizes awarded, first and second. The material used must not
exceed [$1.00 in value, and all
blouses are to be contributed to
the'- bazaar. The competition is
open to all.
A very high testimonial to Kelowna fruit was paid by Mr. Folwell,
representative of the Vancouver
Rubber Co. In conversation Mr.
Folwell said that he came across
some Grimes Golden Apples in
Calgary," shipped by Stirling" and
Pitcairn. For flavour and delicacy
they could not be beaten, and - in
general appearance the Okanagan
fruit w.as beyond comparison.
The large building occupied by
the Kelowna Furniture Co.. will
shortly be extended considerably,
by having a two storied addition
built on behind right back as far as
the lane. The extra space will be
used as a carpet show room ,. and
workshops. This addition, will
give the company one o the most
commodious furniture f stores and
show rooms west of the great lakes
and the entire building will be
heated by a hot water plant.
Mrs. Tutcher has taken Trench's
old store which she is opening in a
fe_ dgys as a millinery establishment.
Monday's high wind, blew a tree
down on Pendozi Street, which became entangled with the electric
Hght'wire, causing a delay before
the "juice" could be switched on.
The Ladies' Aid of the Methodist Church purpose holding a sale
of home made, cooking and candy
on Saturday afternoon, 13th inst.,
in Lawson's old stand. Tea will
be served.      ___ _
Mr. Millie commenced laying a
ne_ telephone line to the Bellevue
Hotel, I0J miles south, on Wednesday. The poles are already
laid and it is, expected that the line
will be completed in about two
JDeeks.    • , •       -.   -
Last Sunday being observed as
Hospital Sunday at St'Michael and
All Angels'Church, a special collection u_3 taken, amounting to
$58.40, which will be handed over
to the Kelowna HospitaL ~
Things are-going ahead pretty^
fast just now with our local' telephone system. A large number of.
new instruments have been placed
lately, and now Mr. Millie announces the inauguration of an all
night service, for general 'business
up to 10:30, and for specially urgent calls all night, (the operator '
_ill be sleeping.)
Married, on Saturday evening at
the home of. Mrs. Mcjannet, Miss
Julia D. Hodkinson to ■ Mr. Edgar
Wm. Hall. Rev. A. W. K. Herd-
man officiating. A number of
friends were present at the"'ceremony, Mr. Hall being supported
by Mr.T. Hidson, Miss Gourlay
acting as bridesmaid, whilst Grace
-Mcjannet, niece" of the - groom,
acted as flower girl.
A change is announced this
week in the proprietorship of the
billiard rooms,' Mr. P. Johnston,
having sold out his interest tp Mr.
W. S. Morgan. Mr. Morgan! who
with his brother has been residing
here for the past fifteen months, is
too well known to need any -introduction. His friends will be glad
to hear that he will not leave Kelowna as was first intended, and
that his seat, in the orchestra will
still be occupied.
W. R. Trench has now opened
for business in his new-store in the
Cox block, This gives-him a large
roomy display room for his stock, -
being 26 x 65 in size. At the back
of the main store is the dispensary
and store room, and the place is
electrically lighted .throughout.
Besides the drugs and medicines,
a large line in high class stationery
and fancy goods is on hand; and a."
quantity of wall 'paper recehdy
shipped in from.the east, of every
shade and pattern .is to be seen.
The rooms immediately. overhead
are occupied 'as office and , surgery
by Dr. Wright.
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No Press Freedom in Russia.
A Moscow newspaper has been fined
$1,500 for printing Tolstoi's latest article
against the infliction of the death penalty.
The title of the article was "No Evil Without Good."
$60,000 has been appropriated for roads
and bridges in the Okanagan, in thisyear's
estimates. This is the largest appropriation for any one district in the province.
INSURANCE *■= *f «*
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We only represent the3   Plate- GdaSS.
Strongest Companies:
__oyal, Guardian,  Sun,  Law Union, Atlas,
London & Lancashire,    Confederation, Life.
HEWETSON & MANTLE
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regret from outsiders as well as hiu
own "church members, and thanked
one and all on behalf of himself
„ and Mrs. Tn'orpe, vefcy 'heartily for
the kind spirit that prompted the
presentations.
"I don't suppose that the chair has
been give^rne1 thabi may take my
ease and be at rest,"" said the  outgoing pastor.    "I am often  weary,
but I am never weary of the' -work
to which I have put my  hands."
It was his privilege to  come  here
when .here was no regularly established branch of the Baptist Church
and; to organize the branch now in
existence. .He was  pleased   that
except in;one or two small matters,"
a most cordial feeling had> existed
between himself and - the  church"
members during  the  three  years
he had been among' them,' and in'
accepting the call to' Salmon. Arm
. he hoped to fight manfully  in , the
cause   he   represented,   arid   for
furtherance»of   social, and, moral
reform.    t       ".»**'   7
i Rev. Hi"P. Thorpe i carries' with
him the good will of, a large number of friends'that He has won by
his frank, hearty manner, and who
wish him;every success in his' new
~ .field. \ He,Has always shown "himself prominenF _n   the   cause   of
temperance whilst here; arid- moral
reforrh.w His energy in the-church"
was   largely, responsible   for the
present comfortable  building, and
- the membership-has increased con-1
siderably during-'* his three years'
ministry.   ' Mr.  Thorpe' was- also
partially ^responsible; for starting
the Y.P.U. which has met more or
less regularly *for th'e -past three
"years, and'his regular services- for
young .men were/always well  sX\
tended and appreciated. „ In the
local Orange Lo~dge he was elected
* by the members to-the" office  of
Worshipful Master, and  quite  re-
"- cently has been made Chaplain to
the Grand Lodge of the" Province
.  of British Columbia,-7  7    . •,'     --
In .leaving here' Mr." and  Mrs.
Fruit Farming in
British Columbia.
- Thorpe \V_l»b_:veiy rnuch'riiissedr
" and "will cariy'with * them the
\ esteem of all IwitK whom they have
- tome in contact.
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there a small exhibit, won $5,500 worth, of
prizes and took also the cup for the be'st
individual apple, in color texture and quality in the whole exhibition. At the Royal
Horticultural society's exhibition in Britain
where the judges were the most critical in
the world, for six consecutive years| British
Columbia had captured, the gold medal.
One  great advantage enjoyed  by  the
fruit growers of British Columbia was the
high  percentage of No. 1 fruit produced
by the orchards.   Mr. Burrell said that in
a British  orchard not  more than  10 per
cent, of the fruit would average first class.
In  Ontario a  liberal  estimate would   be
from 30 to 50 per cent.   He believed he
was absolutely safe in saying that the percentage  in  British  Columbia   would   be
not less 'than   70,per  cent.   In  his  own
orchard, he had found "aa high as 90 per
cent grade No. 1 ^fruit.   This was due to
the absence of fungous and insect pests.
He recognized the fact that these would
probably appear with the later development of the 'business of horticulture.   But
he was sure that the people of the East
would sympathize with British Columbia
in  taking'-every  means possible to keep
these pests from entering the crop.   Fruit
growing in British Columbia, he said, had
now  reached what  might  be. called  the
real estate stage when the careful operator
would sell to guileless people for $100 an
acre' land that cost him $5. "But,' though a
multiplication of cases of this kind might
cause many, to believe that the fruit growing business'of British Columbia was hot
a sound   one, yet  they should   recognize
that there was constantly going on solid
and  honest development.   This develop,
ment being continued,- he .believed, would
make British Columbia one of the greatest
fruit producing countries in the world.
The chairman expressed, on behalf of the
club, hearty appreciation of Mr. Burrell.
address and the cordial thanks of those
who had the privilege of being present.
P.O. Box 90.
On call all hours.
Phone 84.
le Okanagan Electrical Supply andJachinery Co.
Electric Light and Power Engineers, etc.
PENDOZI STREET.
Full line of Electric Light Fittings, Fixtures and Supplies.
BICYCLES.     Parts and Repairs, gells, Lamps, KitsK etc
Launches, Marine Engines,
Batteries, Spark ,CoiIs,
Stationary Gasoline Engines,
Spark Plugs, Oils, Grease,   -
and all accessories.
Agents for  ,
" Ferro " Marine Engines
"Caille" Perfection Marine Eng.
-"Fleur de Lis "Dry Batteries
Electric Motors and Dynamos
AUTOMOBILE GARAGE
REPAIRS of all descriptions done by experienced hands.
nj.iiu__niri-jTriig_mnm.Er <■> •,
This month we are making a special showing of '
Wall Papers. Our stock comprises, 8,500 rolls v
of the latest and prettiest designs obtainable.
Let us leave one of our sample books at'
your home for your inspection. , •
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Our prices range, from 25c to $1 per double 7
roll. \ : '„
We can recommend to you the best paper-hangers
in the city.
This week we will occupy our New Store
in the Cox Block, opposite Post Office.
W. R. TRENCH,
Druggist and Stationer.
HENRY'S
Foreign toeatrF6r The Army.
Mr. Haldane, secretary of state for war,
during a discussion in the House of Commons this week on the placing of army
meat contracts, said that no orders^which
could be satisfactorily and economically
obtained from sources within" the Empire
had been placed in foreign countries': A
large contract for meat for the 'British
Army" had a-few days before ""been given
to a Chicago firm.    '-■:-.
, for le Spring, We.
Tested stock, seeds for
.farm, garden, or-. con-    \
seroatoru, from the best- .,
grotoer8.in England,- >--
France, Holland, United
States and Canada. *
Fruit and Ornamental Trees
- Small fruits, liome.gr'p&n T
Fertilizers, Bee Supplies \-
i  Spraying Materials -
Cut Floicera, etc.' -
1.0 Page Catalogue' Free. -
Office Greenhouse and Seedbonse
.    3010, Westminster'Rd7   '
VANCOUVER/ B.C.'
Branch Nursery • South Vancouver
NURSERIES
Advertise in' The Record
It Pays
Lagritz
Nursery
Fruit Trees, Orna-
mental Roses, etc.
All stpeb strictly
first-class and home
groton.' ; -    -!
Catalogue" Free- -' --
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KELOWNA
UMITEp^f.ONTARIO. ,       , r _     t
Are extensive growers of all lands of Fruit Trees, and other Nursery Stock, such as Rotes, Shrubs, and Ornamental Trees, and offer to
planters of Orchards, choice trees, true to name.
The most experienced planters realize that young trees grown in
Ontario, under somewhat similar conditions as prevail in the Interior of
'    this Province, are the best - i
We are prepared to furnish "One year old trees," on a three year
old root, or a two year old tree on a four year old root, as desired, at
prices that will be considered reasonable. "*       <
We grow the Duchess Dwarf Pear very extensively, which is being        "•- ,
used as a 6Iler by a good many planters. t <
Our Peach, Apple. Pear, cherry and Plum trees'are all of first quality well grown, well rooted, and wiU please die most critical buyers.
Thorough cultivation in our Nurseries ensure a splendid root system
which of course is most necessary in a young tree.
During the past two seasons we have successfully shipped our stock  •
to all parts of the Province, and can guarantee satisfaction to all our , ""
patrons. '•
The members of our firm are all practical Nurserymen, with long '
experience, and they are giving their whole time" to this one business,.,
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The Orchard City Record.
fhursdag, March if'.
CITY COUNCIL.
(Continued from page 1.)
By-law 58 is an amendment to
By-law 22, changing the fire limits
to contain the following tracts of
land:—Blocks 12, 13, 14and15;
Lots 1 to3« inclusive and Block 51,
Map 462, and Blocks 16 and 17.
The council, after giving the
above by-laws their first reading,
adjourned to meet Tuesday morn
ing.
Tuesday's Meeting.
At Tuesday's meeting $9,500
debentures which the city had on
hand were sold to the Dominion
Securities Corporation at 1 1 1 and
accrued interest.
A meeting of the Council was
held on Wednesday evening,
Mayor DeHart in the chair, and
Aid. Elliott, Rowcliffe, Bailey and
Ball in attendance.
The minutes of the preceeding
meeting were read and adopted,
and correspondence read.
The question was raised, whether it would not have been cheaper
to wait until the frost was out, of
ground before connecting the
Palace Hotel with the water mains.
Aid. Elliott expressed considerable
indignation that, as chairman of
the Board of Works, his sanction
had not been obtained. The work
was- done entirely without his
knowledge, and he did not know
who ..gave the instructions. No
one present appeared to have given the order, and the matter was
left in abeyance. 7
Messrs. Hall & Routh, who had
been testing the municipal plant
installed by the Canadian Fairbanks waited on the Council to
submit a preliminary report on
their tests, to the effect that:—After
running one hour full load, with
the room at 72 dg. F. the temperature of the. generator was 93 dg.
F., while the specifications allowed
for I 76 dg. F. After 2 hours run,
bearing from 25 per cent, to 50
per cent, overload, the machine
came up to 160 dg. F., while the
specification allowed for 206 dg.
F. The actual H.P. developed at
full load was 133, while the engine
was developing 142 H. P. On the
overload the electrical output was
165 H.P., while the engine developed 174 H. P. Regarding the pump, this plant was
guaranteed for 750 "gallons per
minute, and running at 100 lbs.
steam, and 100 lbs. water pressure
gave   approximately   892  gallons
with 3 nozzles, while operating at 70 revolutions. At 90 revolutions per minute,
the same nozzles deliver 1100 galls. At
that speed (90 revolutions) it was running
47.2 over its rated capacity.
Mr. Seth B. Smith, of the Canadian Fairbanks Co., and who installed the plant at
the power house, in addressing the Council
stated that he thought everything had been
gone into thoroughly, and he hoped the
council had found all he had said regarding the plant, had been carried out. The
city plant, he declared was as good as any
in the country. ,Mr. Routh of the Hinton
Electrical Company bore out Mr. Smith's
statements, and praised the generator very
highly, as regards the good results obtained from the temperature test. He hoped
the council would be pleased with the
plant.
Messrs. Hall & Russel spoke along similar lines.
Mayor DeHart in a short speech expressed the satisfaction felt by the council with
the plant, and the way it had been'. installed. The preliminary report of the tests
was highly satisfactory. "It affords me
great pleasure gentlemen to accept the
plant on behalf of the City of .Kelowna,"
said His Worship. After thanking Messrs.
Smith, Routh and Hall for their courtesy
and information, the acceptance was duly
endorsed by the Council.
Mayor DeHart then asked Mr. Hall to
remain to explain to the council certain extensions along Ethel Street to his (the'
Mayor) residence, which extensions were
ordered by the old council to be charged
to the Hinton Electrical Co., on the ground
that they were not authorized. ■•--•■
This matter was gone into exhaustively
by all the Aldermen, and: Mr. Hall gave
fullest information required, laying a plan
_f the' pole line system before the council.
The extension to Mayor DeHart's residence was only one of many chances from1
the original plan, and done with Engineer
Ashbridge. sanction. The original plan
of the lighting system was not laid out to
the' greatest advantage as regards economy
and service.: Considerable time was spent
clearing up this .matter, and .Mr. Hall
stated clearly that at that time, he went to
Engineer Ashbridge for approval or otherwise in any changes, and never to the
council, and as far' as he knew, the council
never authorized any of the changes made.
-After Mr7 Ashbridge'went away, the
council wohld give orders for any extensions.  ; • ,,.; )        .       ' i
After questioning by" different aldermen,
the council, felt justified in rescindirfg the
motion passed by the old council, to the
effect that the,,.Hinton Electrical Co. be
charged for the extension.
RAILWAY CONCESSIONS
TO FRUIT GROWERS
2 Cents per word, first insertion and
1 Cent per word each subsequent
insertion, minimum 25 Cents.
The conference between representatives
oif fruit growers and Boards of Trade, and
prominent officials of the C. P. R. and
Dominion Express Co., began on Monday
at Victoria. A number of matters were
brought before the railway officials, chiefly
in the matter of freight rates and the
minimum loads allowed on cars in order
to take advantage of rates. Full reports
are not to hand in time for going to press,
but some of these requests are granted.
Mr. T. W. Stirling, of Kelowna, was appointed on a resolution committee, and a
large number' of resolutions were submitted to them. In respect to the reduction
of freight rates to Winnipeg, in order that
B. C. could compete with Ontario fruit on
an equality, Mr. Lanagan, C.P.R. Assistant
Freight Traffic Manager, stated that the real
competition was with Washington, not
Ontario fruit. The growers ofthe Yakima
and Wenatchee were "dumping" their
second grade fruit at prices that were too
tempting for dealers. Thus any reduction
in freight rates would not help.
H. O. Harpin died last night,- about 11
o'clock after a lingering illness.
J. Taylor, an old resident of this city,
arrived on Wednesday's boat.
Dr. Gaddes left for the coast on Tuesday
for a few days visit.
Mrs. A. McKay returned on Wednesday
from Sicamous, accompanied by her
mother.
FOR SALE—stack of Timothy hay, about
' 4J tons.   Apply J. Rowcliffe. 12tf
FOR SALE—new milch cow, 4 years old,
part Jersey and Shorthorn; also few
barred rock cockerels and pullets, pure
bred, from eeg-laying strain. Apply at
once, C. C. Weeks, Benvoulin, Kelowna.
12-I3p
Owing to the.lack of space, the council
reports are very much curtailed this week,
and some minor matters left out.
Get your name on
the honor roll.
Subscribe for the Orchard
City Record.
FOR SALE—Twenty acres, two miles from
Kelowna, eight - roomed house, good
stables, four acres orchard, bearing, all
irrigated.   Apply Box 53, Kelowna.
Il-14p
SPECIAL OFFER—Overseas Daily Mail,
one year for 75c (regular price $1.25).
Box 17, Kelowna. 11-l_>
WANTED—Girl  as  house help.   Apply
Mrs. King, Glen ave. I3tf
LOST —Masonic watch charm, Knight
Temp., 32nd degree. Name on side.
Reward. 13-14
STRAYED
On to my place one red heifer, about 3
years old. Has right ear split, and cut
under left ear. Has been around about two
months.   Apply A. W. Dalgleish. Kelowna
FOR SALE—Good Orchard Hay at $12.
50 per ton and Timothy at $15.00 per
ton. Apply D. McLean, 3 miles east on
Vernon Road.
WANTED Board and rooms in private
house at once.   Apply Box, M. Record
Office.
LOST—Overcoat on Vernon Road, Satur.
day last, between Cloverdale and Kel.
owna.    Return to Cloverdale Ranch.
KELOWNA WEST BANK
STEAM FERRY
KELOWNA HOSPITAL.   ■
A janitor required at the end of March,
For particulars of duties' and salary apply
M. GRAHAM GORR1E,   '
Sec. Kelowna Hospital.
LAND ACT.
• Prices Quoted to Any Point
on the Lake
Ferry to Bear Creek every Friday.
L. HAYMAN
Box 66
Kelowna, B.C.
The
Store
Dry Goods Department
OSOYOOS LAND DISTRICT
DISTRICT-OF YALE.
, TAKE NOTICE that sixty days afterdate
I P. R. Brown of Peachland; occupation,
mason, intend to apply for the'following
described land. Commencing at a post
planted at South East corner of lot No. 1380.
Thence South 20 chains, thence West 20
chains, thence North 20 chains, thence East
20 chains, to point of commencement and
containing 40 acres, more or less.
PAUL RANDOLPH BROWN.
Dated January 19th., 1909 I0-.17p
CITY OF KELOWNA
'    PUBLIC  NOTICE.
Notice is hereby given that all persons
posting notices on the electric light poles
or other City "property after March 1, 1909,
will be prosecuted.
G. H. DUNN.
I3tf City Clerk.
NOTICE.
i1 -.
Phone 314.
Spring Opening.
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Tercel IViarcn^i _»i wc_wiii_navc-u_i_uisp_ciy-ajuruui—	
New Spring Goods,   x-
Ladies' New Spring Coats and Suits.
Ladies' New Spring Blouses,
Manufactured by the Doherty Mfg. Co., in all
the Latest Styles.
Boots and Shoes in all the Latest Styles and Shapes;
Manufactured by J. & T. Bell,  Ames Holden,
and Getty & Scott,
Three of the best makes in Canada:
^ A full line of all the latest Hats and Caps,' ;
*   Including the celebrateS Henry Carter Stiff Hat.  -
New spring Clothing in the very Latest styles. &, patterns
, All the latest things in Dress Qoods for
:\C~:r.: .        Spring arid Summer;: ,   : ,'T; .   .„: ':
One of the finest displays of Laces; Embroideries, and u,
Trimmings ever shown in Kelowna will,
1 1 L_-__;«-"_;«U_'_J_J___   "flittr,     ■ OV   \M
be shown byrus riekf week.'
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Notice is hereby given that sixty (60)
days after date 1 intend to apply to the
Water Commissioner, of Vernon, B.C., for
a change in the point of diversion of my
water record on Mission Creek from a point
500 or 600 yards in a South-easterly direction from the Schoolhouse in the Benvoulin
district to' a point about one half mile
higher up the said Creek, or 60 or 70 yards
in a South-easterly direction from the
South-east corner stake of District Lot 126,
Group One (I) Osoyoos Division, Yale
District (iate'EvettVestate). —"	
Dated at Kelowna, B.C., this 19th day of
February, 1909.
12-21 G. P. DOLSEN.
Whij pay
$400 for 50 ft. Building Lots
when you can buy Half-acre
Lots on Glen Avenue for only
$800
These lots are planted in fruit
trees which should be bearing nicely
this year. ' -
Have a look at these -before
buying elsewhere.
Apply to E. JL CLEMENT
In   The
Orchard City
Record
Cents Per
Word
First Insertion,
One Cent
per word after.
20th Century
Barber Shop
Bernard Ave.
Hair-cutting,Shaving orSharripoo
ing. Facial Massage a Specialty
Everything disinfected.
CROOK & MACDONALD
Proprietors   . ,
UndStik^
They Cornel
Thirteen more
cases opened
this week. 7
New Dress,"
Goods
In all the latest
fabrics.
Cols. Venetians, Broadcloths
thevrou. Worsteds, Lustre   .
and Mohair Novelties,
Serges, etc.
New Ginghams;,
In   Novelty   Plaids   and
' Checks.' '      '
New Dress Linens
and Muslins ; ',.>,
New All-over Emr
broideries    ^   '.
New Pretty Allover
Laces
In  new shadings, with   -
Insertions to. match.
New RushingW, „, „
-In boxed  lengths, or< ,by
the yard.   .
New Face Veilings
New Curtain ...J .'.'.
Materials,:
In Comi Spot' Muslins,   ''.'
Madras Muslins, etc.    "" ':i
New Art Muslins,' "'' ''.'-"
Cretonnes", etc. " 7 ,  - "
INSPECTION INVITED..,,
The Kelotona
Out-itting .Store .   ..
W/firM.Calderfprop.
1909
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q   A   WANT  AD.   in the
■> Record will bring speedy
results.
r't i
It Will Pay You
To have Tf H. VELTA do* your
,- Painting .or Kalsomining
Paperhanging a Specialty
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Prices   reasonable   and; satis-
A'       faction gnaranteed *
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Address, Lake View Hotel -
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Spring HATS;
We have just opened our stock
Spring Hats in
Black Stiff,
,    "      Brown Do._   .
Sage Do.
In Soft Felt Hats, we have all
the Newest Shapes and Shades.
Black, Brown, Green, Sage,
Silver Grey, Fawn, Tabac.
See our Window
on Saturday.
Also come in arid look through
our full ranges;»
Oak Hall
Clothing G
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THE HOUSE OF FASHION
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