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VOL. I.   NO. 27.
KELOWNA, BRITISH COLUMBIA; THURSDAY, JUNE 3, 1909.
$1.50 Per Annum.
[eetingof the
City Council
.
A meeting of the  city  council
Svas  held  on   Tuesday  last,   the
^Vlayor and  Aldermen  Rowcliffe,
jpall, Cox and Bailey being present.
f   The   minutes   of   the   previous
general   meeting were  read  and
adopted and also  the  minutes  of
[he Court of Revision held  during
he morning.
|v .Messrs.  Marty   were   the   only
[•'persons who obtained a reduction
n their assessments and  a  long
(*.nd  varied  discussion  was gone
nto.    It was however  decided to
pass the minutes of the  court of
revision as read.
A letter was next read from Mr.
;<C. Blackwood asking for connection with the water system. Also
f|from W. R. Megaw of Vernon,
Bwho asked'for advises re the shipment of road making materials.
ji(He pointed out that the city oi
JVernon were about to make a large
fishipment, and asked Kelowna if
£they wanted to buy anything in the
jiroad improvement line, if so perhaps they could include their order
in the car and so save expense.
The question of a scavenger
waggon was brought up at this
point, but it was decided to let the
matter drop pending the new stock
to be shewn at the show at Seattle.
' A letter was also received ,from
Oskar Tress offering his team for
sale at the price of $550, including
wagon racks, etc. ..-•-'
The   question  was  left  in  the
hands of  Mr. Elliott to  report at
next meeting.   It was However" decided  to  make   further   arrangements  with  Mr. Lldyd-Jbhes£- and
* to go into  his «plan  of buying a
\ team and  selling it ..back during
" the winter months."
Sealed tenders for the sidewalks
on Bernard Avenue were opened.
Mr. Chas. Clement tendered  23|c.
per sq. ft for the  north side  and'
2 lie. per sq. ft. for the south side.
^Mr. Clement, also  made  a- reduc-
. tion of one half a cent less  if the
,if whole - business   was   put in  his
hands   The only other tender was
from J. L. Wilson who quoted  for'
the north side  24c. per .sq.  toot
and for the south side 26c. per sq.
foot • Some  discussion  arose  on
the previous work done on  the
cement sidewalks.
The Mayor .thought that by
letting the tender out a great relief
would come to the Board of Works.
. Aid. Cox thought that the machine mixing was far and away
ahead of the hand mixing and
Mr. Clement had this plant He
"wouidlaisd^-Ugge-rjrlororpdund^
ing as a good solid base and plenty of sand pounded in was his
idea of a good sidewalk.
It was finally decided to forge
ahead' with the work as much
more had to be done, and to let
the tender to Mr. Clement, he
would then be responsible. It was
at the same time agreed to let the
contractor.use the city's water'.-free
of charge.   -   - -
Mayor" DeHart said that he had
obtained a book giving the report
of the Vancouver City Council,
and would suggest that the'Aldermen look through it and see what
! Vancouver were spending for their
improvements in comparison with
.Kelowna.'"'.-. .    . ."'"' ;■
The  removal  of  the; sidewalk
along Bernard Avenue was next
suggested.     Aid; 'Bailey pointed
out; that in placing them: down
ir'water street no consideration had
1 been   taken  of the  distance be-
[ 'tween, the: telegraph'. poles and the
'aide of the lots. 7
'   The present sidewalk was about
seven foot in breadth,  and  there
was. only about four foot down
r Water Street.7 Jt -was decided vto
leave the matter in the hands'of
Aid; Bailey, and to let him   make
arrangements accordingly.
Some little discussion arose
about the change of the meeting
days from Monday to Tuesday
night.
Aid. Ball informed the .council
that Aid. Elliott was unable to attend on Tuesdays and would like
the council to   meet   on   Mondays
as before.
The Mayor explained that the
meetings had been changed during the last two weeks, owing to
Victoria Day falling on a Monday
and the present meeting was called
so as to be directly after the Court
of Revision. Next week, he suggested they return to their usual
day.
A discussion arose about the
band, and it ■ was suggested that
they should be paid $25 a month.
Mr. Ball pointed out that a large
and influential committee belonged to the band, not a band committee but -a citzen's committee.
He had approached this committee
and had found that they were not
in debt except for the band master's salary. They would be ready
to play in public the first week in
June, and had already accepted
an offer to-go to Penticton on the
1st of July at a fee of $75. He
also pointed out that the A. & T,
owe $100 and that together , with
the grant of $ 1 75 in July, being 7
month's salary and $25 a month
after ought to put them .on a good
footing.
The council agreed to grant the
sums mentioned. The Mayor at
the same time pointing out that the
band stand to be erected in the
park should be included in the
plans. He thought a presentable
band stand could be built for from
$200 to $250. *
— Mr/Chaplin attended and asked
what the council proposed, doing
in respect to the, fire on .Harvey
Avenue. He contended that there
was no need to tear up the sidewalk, as the fire brigade did. Mr.
Thompson and McTavish who
were helping him to put out the
fire, had the whole matter under
control when the fire brigade came
up. He did not think the damage
done by the fire was' very much,
it was more, the damage done by
the fire brigade..
The Mayor told Mr. Chaplin that
the matter was having the attention
of the council, and that he had'no
cause to fear any action being taken in the matter. Mr. Chaplin
wished to explain that no liability
rested on Mr. T. Morrison, as he
did not autorise the fire to be started, as far as compensation for damage, neither he nor Mr. Morrison
had been approached on the subject-;   *    :
The matter was allowed to drop
at this juncture and. the tenders
forthe^aintirig'bf^the^Fire^Hall
put before the council. Two
painters, one for painting all except the roof for $53.00, another
$ 70.00. The tender was awarded
to Messrs. Edwards Ac Finch at the
first named sum.
A report was asked for in respect to Mr. A. L. Meugens and
the cause of the accident reported
at last meeting.
Aid. Cox explained that the
matter was having attention but
that the committee were unable to
report at that meeting.
Tenders' were next read from
Mr. H. W. Raymer for the removing of, the A. fie T. building and
fences: It was decided to accept
the. tender for $ 175; for.: removing
the building; but the fences would
be undertaken by the council who
already had men working in conjunction with \ Messrs. Crowley ;■ fit
Buckland. .•.:■'. ■.'■.-..
It was decided to call for tenders
for" gravelling Glen Avenue, from
Richter Street to Ethel Street. The
gravel to be used from Harvey's
gravel pit.
The followingaccounts were referred to the, finance committee.
R. Draqer, work on greets.;.... $   6 25
A.Gagnon, " .........;..     8 75
B.C. Gazette, advt. by-law No. 59..    19 00
D. Mills, scavenging account,i........ 125 00
Salaries..;.....;.............._..._...... 418 00
Rent for Council Chamber     15 00
R. H. Parkinson, surveying park...  "58 00
A. E. Marks, account  May     13 72
W. Dallin, teaming  50
F. Samson    91 00
G. H. E. Hudson, 8 blue prints....      4 00
J. Chaplin, work on street     10 00
Wm. Haug, pig lead      64 85
Hinton Electrical Co.,   meters     81  75
Work on Water Plant......  219 98
F. Samson, Fire Dept.   and   Street
watering   133 00
Some little discussion arose
about the bill presented by Mr.
Samson, the charge appearing to
be more than was agreed upon.
Mr. Samson had charged for three
men watering the street at $20
each, while provision had only
been made fov two men.
The matter was finally left in the
hands of the finance committee to
pay if found correct.
The city clerk explained that he
had not had occasion before to
ask for help but with the assessment roll now on hand and other
important business he was unable
to see his way clear to do all the
work, he wished for some help.
He was instructed to obtain
same as soon as passible.
The clerk also wished to inform
the council that the blue prints
showing the plans for the park
were issued, and that he had had
applications from Vancouver, Penticton and Vernon, for the plans..
The Mayor suggested that swing
chairs and other necessary articles
ought to be considered in laying
out the park.
The location of the water
trough was next put before-the
council.
Aid. Cox remarked that the committee
had agreed to place it between the Palace
Hotel and the Keller Block. It was agreed
that it woutd be better to get the sidewalks
laid down first and then place the trough
right up against the sidewalk.
The committee for inspecting the Chinese
quarters gave a very favourable report, it
being shown that some dwellings of the
white man were in a worse state than
those, in the Chinese quarters. "
'■■ Mr. Cox asked the council what they
thought of building a Pest House .in the
city. He showed that an outbreak of
scarlet fever or any disease would be very
disastrous without a house of that description. The Mayor thought it was unnecessary as a tent could easily be erected, and
-fterwards burned in the case of a veiy
contageous disease nursed in its vicinity.
Some little disenssion arose on the question of letting the power house run during
the afternoon, to allow people who use
electric sad irons, and water pumps, lo
make use of the current. It was decided
not to take further steps in the matter, the
pumping by this plan was not in vogue.
The Mayor pointed out that the current
was put on soon after 7 o'clock and very
Little more could be done at present.
The following motions were passed:
-   Ball-Cox—That   the   lender  of  H.  W.
Raymer for the removal ot the Exhibition
building'be referred to the Board of Works
and they to. have power to act.
Rowcliffe-Bailey—That Aid. Ball and
the city clerk be instructed to secure temporary assistance for the council work
during .the busy months.
Disastrous  Fire Completely
Destroys New Building
Bailey-Ball—That Mr. Clement's cheque
for $100 deposit as guarantee for the satisfactory work'on the cement sidewalks on
the south side of Bernard Avenue from
Pendozi Street to Water Street, be returned to, him on condition'that the defects on
the surface be remedied to the satisfaction
of the Board of Works.       .
The council then adjourned to meet
again on Monday, June 6th, at 7:39- p.m.
Mr. T. Morrison has asked us
to state that there is no truth in the
statements as reported at the council meeting and in the press last
week, with reference to the damage by fire done to the sidewalk
on Harvey Avenue. It was put
forward that both Mr. Chaplin and
Mr. Morrison had been approached with reference to making good
the. damage done, but Mr. Morrison
refused to admit a claim. He now
wishes us to state that he never
was approached on the subject of
payment, neither did he J give the
matter a thought at the time. He
did not instruct Mr. Chaplin to start
a fire, having told him  to  dig  a
.     , .      ..       ... ,    .pumping   plant which stood  the
narrow strip along the side of the j WOrst of the heat will it is expected
A disastrous fire occurred this
morning at about twelve thirty.
The power house," on which our
electric light and water supply depends, being completely gutted.
The alarm was given directly from
the power house and before many
minutes had elapsed the fire hose
was out of the fire station manned
by Messrs. Butt, Hidson, Cowen
and Wade. Several others joined
the reel on Main Street but on. arrival at the scene of action it was
found impossible to use the hose
owing to the pumping arrangements in the power house being
out of action. The engine was
immediately sent for and on arrival refused to do the work it was
commissioned to do owing to a
broken valve. The engineer was
away from town, and consequently
some difficulty was experienced
in starting the engine, and when
started it was found to be defective.
The only way to save the adjoining
buildings was to form a bucket
brigade.this was immediately done,
and water was poured round the
building to- Save any spread.
Luckily the wind was blowing the
flames towards the lake, and the
chance of saving the adjoining
property was increased.
By this time a big crowd,
arotised by the. alarm had congregated, many stood by and watched
with wonder the fierce .flames as
they attacked the frame of the
building. The brigade had by
this time arrived and soon s all
possibility of a spread was made
impossible. The forms of T. Hidson and F. Samson was seen ordering the brigade and throwing
water in all directions.
The cause of the fire was the
bursting of the gate of the furnace,
thereby igniting some shavings and
spreading fire with startling rapidity
throught the whole building.
The chief occupant of thepower
house at the time of the outbreak
was Mr. J. S. Crowe, and a conversation with him drew forth the
following information: About
twelve thirty he had finished stoking up, left the furnace closed, and
had gone into the engine room to
attend to the "engines when he
heard a terrific report, he immediately ran to the furnace to see
what was. happening and found
the door had blown out and had
set^fire^to^soriie^shavings—that
were near by for the purpose of
fireing. He at once saw it was
impossible for him to cope with
the fire, and gave the alarm at
once. Meanwhile he tried to save
the building but was unable to do
so, and had to leave it owing to
the intense heat. The brigade
were unable to battle with the
flames owing to lack of suitable
material and the only possible
thing was to let the structure bum
out and save the sawmill and adjoining property, . .   _
The flames which defied anyone
to approach them, attacked the
landing owned by L. C. Aviss and
did some damage to his property
which was adjacent to the burning
building; Several people present
tried to push the side of the walls
in, arid were soon rewarded with
the desired result. A whole compact mass of wreckage was all
heaped towards the centre, and
danger of any timbers falling outside was relieved.
The building is insured and it is
expected, that it will be a total loss
as thejdynamo and machinery are
practically no good now. The
plant which stood  th
The following people deserve
great commendation for the help
they rendered at the critical moment, Mr. L. C. Aviss who gave
up looking after his own property
and did all in his power to save
the mill, Mr. Thomas Lawson and
Mr. Ball who did excellent work in
keeping the people collected, T.
Hidson who was one of the first
on the scene of action and who
worked until morning, and Mr.
Samson chief of the brigade who
did all in his power to control the
brigade and also risked his life in
his endeavor to prevent the
spreading of the flames.
The water system was reinstated
at 9:30 this morning, by means of a
supplementary pump. The damage
is not so high as was originally estimated. The insurance carried' is
$8,000.
The Creeks in Flood
New Industry in Kelowna.
Wood   Pipe Factory
to _>e  Started
fence to plant a hedge. When
Chief Hidson approached Mr.
Morrison on the subject, he only
asked if Mr. Chaplin had instructions to set fire to rubbish, and on
being informed in the negative
was referred to Mr. Chaplin.
be placed out of action, but until
engineers arrive the exact extent
of the damage will be unknown.
That the estimated damage ia over
and above the insurance there is
no doubt and it will be a few
months before the plant will again
be in working order.
It is definitely settled that Mr.
E. T. Bogart will start up a wood
pipe factory in this locality before
many weeks are out. The arrival
of wood piping on the wharf has
caused no little comment of late,
and Mr. Bogart was prompted by
enormous shipments into this city
to start a factory at this point. The
machinery is all being got in order
for immediate shipment, and although a definate location of the
factory cannot at present be given
it is likely to be fixed within the
next week. "'The factory will be
prepared to turn out all kinds of
pipe from ther.heapest wood irrigation pipe--t__d o_._i-rough log, to
the first class wire-bound pressure
pipe for water systems. A speciality
will be the building of continuous
stave pipes, a feature in which
Mr. Bogart has had great experience
being responsible for the large
continuous stave plant at Keremeos
These pipes will be manufactured
in all sizes and lengths. Mr. Bogart will leave Vancouver in about
a week or ten days, and will start
operations directly he arrives at
this point. He will come amongst
us with eveiy recommendation, as
he assisted largely in the water
works of Vancouver, and will know
the requirements of the general
water arrangements here.
Sports Committee Meet
At a meeting of the sports committee to verify the accounts and
pass cheques, it was moved that a
baiahce~sheet~sh~ouid be- issued-to
show correctly the expenditure of
funds.
A vote of thanks was passed to
the Mayor, Starters, Judges, etc.,
for the work they carried out so
successfully, also to the ladies,
Miss Copeland and Mrs. Smith,
who very kindly made the badges
for the occasion.
It was decided to get together a
team to visit Penticton on July 1st,
those desirous of joining were requested to give their names to the
committee. They will be entitled
to use the standards for the jumps,
and hurdles for practice purposes,
upon application to the committee.
Rev. A. W. K. Herdman left
this morning by the boat for Okanagan Landing, in order to meet his
sister, who is arriving this afternoon
from the Orient. Miss Herdman
has been a missionary for many
years in Northern Central India,
and is now home on furlough. She
arrived in Vancouver on Saturday
night by S.S. " Empress of China,"
which was five days late. She visited missions in Japan, Korea, and
other places en route.
Miss Herdman makes a very
short stay in Kelowna at the Manse
as she must leave soon for Calgary
and Toronto.
The  high  water in  the Creek
during the past few days has given
rise to the wildest rumors of burst-
ed dams and prospects of, disastrous floods.     The water, it was
said, was rushing broadcast ever
lands, washing out ranches, and
threatening to envelope the town.
The state of the citizens was rising
to  fever   heat,   but   it   gradually
dropped to normal when the real
facts were brought to town.   The
dam owned by the Centra) Okanagan prove d n investigation to be'
as substantial as ever, but owing
to the recent heavy rains had overflowed.   A broken sluice gate, too,
had  caused  some trouble, and it
was found necessary to turn  the
Water through the main headgate
to  relieve   the   pressure   on   the
weakened part.   As soon as  the
water subsides a little the sluice gate
will  be  repaired.      The   sudden
rising of the creek carried along a
lot of old lumber and debris which
had been lying along its banks, and
no doubt the sight of this coming
down the swollen stream added to
the general excitement.
Mission  Creek   has   also   risen
very high, and  the K.L.O. bridge, -
owing to the sand in which it ,was  ,
built was broken down'and access
to the town  was impeded.     Rumors   W about 'that   the   dam'
above Mr."Pease's ranch' was brok- '
en, but a  conversation with  Mr.i-
Pease drew "the information  that
the dam was as solid  as  a rock,
and he did  not fear any danger
from flood fully believing that the  -
creek was- able to carry all  the^
water likely to be turned into it.   -'.'*
-1. Kelowi-3. J_^lic^ScKoof"
The honor roll for May,-1909,as-
as follows:        .   ' ,% .      .   . .^
First Primer. Class—J.- McMil-,
Ian, D. Francis, R. Hall, R. Down .
ing, S. Stiff, B. Davis, M. Wallace;
R. Elliott, I. Copeland, A. Duckworth, A. Bawtinheimer, H.Gra-i
ham, E. Beatty, B. White, M. Hins-
ley, J. Marshall.
Second Primer Class—T. Crowley, E. Fletcher, C. Ferguson,' N.
Dahlberg, E. Rutledge.
Jr. I. Class—F. Plaskett,  D. For- '
rest, C. Pettigrew, Gr DeHart.   ,
Sr. I. Class-R. Leckie. A. Wallace, F. Buckland.
Jr. II. Class—R. Raymer, A. Stiff,'
B. Cox, A. Duckworth, V. Dahlberg.
Sr. II. Class—M. Marks. W. Raymer.
Jr. III. Class—G. Langille, G.
Silke, R. Ritchie.   .,.
Sr. III. Class—A. McLennan, 0.[
Pettigrew, B. Campbell.'
Jr. IV. Class—M. Day, B. Thomp-
son, B. Fletcher.
Sr. IV. Class-E.  Hall. .E.  McLennan, E. Jones,  Z. Monford, A.
Lemon.
The scow, bringing pile-driver, y
cabooses, and the necessary work- ,
men to start work on the'new C.P. '
R. sheds and car-wharf, arrived <
last Wednesday and, anchored in-'
the vicinity tj»ey are, to start .work.,
Bills are to hand giving notice of '
a regatta to be held at Naramata/
being the first of a aeries' of 'three
during the present season) ' The •
event will take place on Thursday,
June 17th. The chief event of the
day will be the War Canoe, rice
for the Naramata Cup,' and our
team have decided to take part' in7 <"
the competition. They,show poa-f "_
sibilities of being a very fast .eam,„%7
the   council   are   meeting rre- .-
quently now owing to'''the power v^!
house blaze.   A preliminary meet> > .■'*
ing was called today and it. w, e_->;!-
pected that arrangements, wilL he <~ ;
made and  put in   force .«t\,the
n.eeting   to   be   held ^tomorrowV
(Friday.).
It    ,!,.'_  I.   '.     If.     ■
Rev. T. (J. Thompson has,' bejel*. ^,;
appointed Methodist minister ;at j^;
this point, to succeed, the ReWl. "
Wright. He is well
good man and fine
will be welcomed by the "people'
of Kelowna. '      .-»,'.     V\\:
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The Orchard City Record
. Thursday, June 3
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we can do your work quick,
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THE ORCHARD CITY RECORD
Published every Thursday at the Office.
Kelowna, B.C.
JOHN LEATHLEY. Editor.
CHAS. H. LEATHLEY, Business Manager.
Subscription $1.50 per annum.
To United Statu $2.00 per annum.
Advertising rates upon application.
Mr. Pridham can be congratulated on having brought
to the eyes of the council the
fact that some of the potatoes
shipped in this week are infested with the 7 California
Beetle or potato lice.
It will be remembered that
years ago the self-same beetle
was imported into Toronto,
and great damage was done
to the crops.- The war that
raged to rid the country of the
pests was lorig and expensive,
and up to the present the lice
are not • entirely elminated.
Should such a plague strike
our valley it would mean loss
and expense such as has been
experienced away back east.
Should we not have some inspector to pass the various
seeds that come amongst us ?
It was reported that one load
of these potatoes were already
sold, and had not Mr. Pridham
taken the steps he did
the seeds of iniquity
might have been sown
and a long warfare against
these pests started.
It is a pleasure Tto find our
council jhave agreed to fix up
our band on a good solid basis.
It is certaiinly an awkward po
sition to be placed in, for a city
to be without a band. Take
the sports of Victoria Day for
instance, although a good at
tendance was .present, how
many more would have come
if some music was  provided?
The more people we can get
into Kelowna the better is the
advertisement, and music is an
attraction that appeals to every
person. In the hands of Mr.
Robertson it is without doubt
that a good band will soon be
supplying first-class music.
Some little attention has been
paid to the unemployed, but
there are two kinds,  the un-
 employed, and the unemploy-
able.     Mr.  Raymer when  at
the council meeting last week,
asked the city to start the moving of the. A. & T."buildings,
and the repairing and  moving
of the fences at once, so  as to
give work'for the unemployed.
He   pointed   out   that   labor
would be hard to get in a few
weeks timfe, and it would  be
well to give those who were
out of work something to do to
keep.them in town.   The project-was highly commendable,
, and given in fill good faith by
.'-Mr. Raymer,'but how are we
to treat those who are  looking
. for work and hoping that they
' do not find it in a hurry ?
* ' Two instances came" to our
■, notice.hi- .veek, one where
" good   strong   healthy   fellow,
supposed to be after a job, was
toldof good renumerative employment' and   on   enquiries
r. came to the conclusion that the
work was to strenuous.    Another where a different lad had
, been-looking about for work
.forri some' • weeks,' and   when
asked   if   he   would   like   to
sweep out Raymer's Hall replied that the job would be
"too dusty."     Can the council
cater for unemployed • of this
description ? How abont starting a knitting school, or better
still a school to teach these un-
employables how to smoke.
: It   is   certainly   a   pleasing
feature to know that a tour of
inspection ■  in     the     Chinese
quarters'revealed the fact that
Chinatown is kept- in   a  good
state of cleanliness.    The reports of such  good  judges  of
health as Dr. Boyce,  Aid. Cox
and Chief Hidson   can   hardly
be repudiated, but is  it  not a
pity that their report is marred
by the  fact that  many  white
people have to be  called  over
coals for dirtiness, more especially in their back yards.   Filth
is the breeding place of disease,
a fact  any  health  officer  will
endorse, and  surely  such  an
offence ought  to  come  under
the criminal law.    Disease may
endanger a neighbor's life, and
the sentence of having to  pay
a  fee  for  having  your   back
yard cleaned  up  by  the  city
scavenger is too light.     Cleanliness is next to  Godliness,  so
the old saying goes, but ought
not the two to  travel  together
hand in hand.
If you Want Your Jams to keep, they
should be put up with
ane - bugar
All B.C. Sugar Refining Company's Products
Consist Solely of Pure CANE SUGAR.
MANUFACTURED AT VANCOUVER, B.C.  BY     _
™Le British Columbia Sugar Refining
Company, Limited.
The Kelowna Manufacturing Co.
Window Sashes Hot-bed Sashes
Office and Store Fittings
SIGN WRITING AND LETTERING of all descriptions.
Window) Frosting, etc.
THE SPRING IS GOMING.     We are open to gioe
v  estimates on all kinds of Buildings such as
Bungalotos;; also; complete  Furnishings for
Summer Houses;
Corner of Lawrence and Pendozi Streets.
CALL AND SEE US.
Mursenj
KeloiDna
We can supply first-class one
and two-year-old trees, either
grown at Kelowna-or Victoria
(Head Nursery), in the best
commercial varieties of
Apples, Plums, Pears, Cherries, etc.
We have also  now at Kelowna,
Ornamentals
of many kinds, Shade Trees,
Lilacs, Spiraea, e_."":'
We would be pleased to have you visit
us and select your specimens.
Catalogue and Price List Free.
A. E. Boyer
MANAGER
PHONE :: 110
There is no _he«l to     Roberts
Investigate the   	
You know what you are buying
without any need of investigation.
Where Investigation
is required
is in the repairs to other makes.
Let us investigate these for you
and put them in good working
order.
We have the .workshops,, we
have the tools, we have the men
to attend to your needs—in fact,
WE ARE IT
'Electrical Business in all its Branches.'     Cycles, both New and
Second-hand for Sale or Hire.
CAMPBELL BROS.
The Kelowna Electric Light and Bicycle Supply Co.
BOX 160 - PHONE 82
Royal Hotel
Facing the Wharfe.
PROTECT YOUR TREES
These destroyers cannot live where trees have been treated with
WARNOCK'S   TR
PAINT
Pear Blight, Rabbits, Mice, Borers, Canker Worm, San Jose Scale, Oyster
Shell, Bark Louse and Sun Scald.   The cost is very small.   It will not wash off.
One application lasts for two years. Wamoclc's Tree Paint is* not an experiment. It has
stood the test for 5 years in all parts of the United States. It is an absolute Preventative and Cure
for Pear Blight.   .We invite investigation.   The Arkansas Experiment Station has used this tree
fmint for three years.   November, 1907, they purchased 50 gallons for free distribution anions
eading orchards.   Send for 16-page free booklet to .     '
Agent
MR. C. H. CORDY,
SUMMERLAND, B.C.
G. R. LAWES, Enderby, B.C.
Sole Manufacturer for B. C.
All kinds of the  best
fertilizer carried by me
Parties interested in the
growing of all kinds of
fruit and vegetables call on
A. R. DAVY
for prices on this fruit
and vegetable producer.
V't   -
for Irrigation or House Supply
You can get
More WATER for Less DOLLARS
with Results Guaranteed
if you let us estimate on your requirements.
POWER PUMPS carried  in stock,
capacity up to 250 gallons V
per mmute.
D. LEGKIE
HARDWARE STORE
The Season for Imgatin^i
Is at Hand
We are Contractors for" all classes of this work-rjOpen
Ditching, Fluming, Stave .JPipe'Mains, Pumping Plants.
..   using Steam, Gas, Gasoline or oil as fuel. ' *
We- are now  installing a small plant' of 205 gallons -
per minute capacity, the "fuel for engine costs  30 per
cent, less than gasoline."
Ask us About This at Once
It Settles Your Difficulties
v We have a Snap in   lectricMotors
For driving washing machine, ssmall pumps, sewing machines, etc.
Get our Hand-book.
Our prices are the most reasonable in town.
. -WE HAVE AGENCY FOR     '.   .      .
-   Auto-Buggies and Automobiles from $250 up.
The correct thing for this district.
-Vp Job Too Large or Too Small
The Okanagan Valley Engineering Company
BOX 8  KELOWNA
D. CAMERON, M.E.. E.E.,(Lata Sup.. Engineer Contract*, Mather 6c Piatt.
Manchester) MANAGER.
Mrs. LEGGE-WILJLIS
Gold, Silver, and Bronze Medallist
London Academy of Music (Eng.)
is open to take pupils for Pianoforte Lessons."
Personal interview any morning at the house of Mr. R. C. Reed, corner of
Bernard Avenue and Ethel Street, when terms and dates can be arranged. '•'
J. G. HINMAN
New Century Shoe Store
I beg to announce that I  have  taken  the  premises lately
occupied by Mr. J. M. Lang and am opening at once with a
First-Class Stock of Boots and Shoes
Boots repaired and made to order Prices reasonable
■M_M__MM_MM___■
. Note new address—Lang's Old Stand, Bernard Ave.' -
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We have every variety of
Carriages,
Go-Carts,
and Folders
in  stock,  and at prices
suit all customers
to
KELOWNA FURNITURE CO.
New Vancouver Marine Supply
House Will Carry Ferro
Engines
G, H. E. HUDSON
Portrait and Landscape
Photographer
PortraitsJ>y appointment
Look out for my new.booklet (60 views 75c)
.On sale everywhere.,    -       -   .;
Vancouver is soon to have one of the
'most complete marine supply houses in
Canada. Mr."John J. Harford has been
appointed factory representative for the
Ferro Machine & Foundary Co., of Cleveland, O,, and has organized the Western
Engine & Supply Co., who are now erecting a large store and display rooms in
Vancouver.
A large line of Ferro engine* in all sizes
will be carried for demonstration and immediate delivery, also a stock of boats,
canoes, etc.^ marine hardware, batteries,
dynamos, repair parts, and in fact all boat
and engine accessories." As Vancouver is
the natural shipping point for all British
Columbia, this will be a"great convenience
to all boat owners and customers in" the
province. "'  1
Mr. Harford, who will act "is general
manager of the Western Engine & Supply
Co., is one of the pioneers in the gas engine business' in British Columbia. His
long experience in handling boats and
engines eminently fits him for this new
enterprise and he is sure to make a
success.
Hr. Harford has engaged the services of
some practical assistants so that it will, be
possible at any time to obtain a , demonstration of the. Ferro engine and advice
and help in selecting boats and installing
engines, etc.
This means that Messrs. James Bros, of
Kelowna, B.C. will now be able to deliver
engines promptly to any local parties
through the above supply house.
Death of Editor of Truth
Sandy McTavish was "no feelin* just
weel," so he'went to the doctor and stated
his complaint. '    -
"What • do you drink?" 'demanded the
medico.
"Whasky."'
"How much?"-" Maybe a bottle a day."
-  "Do you smoke?"-"Ve8." * _
"How much?"-"Two ounces a day."
"Well, you give whiskey "and tobacco
up altogether."
Sandy took his cap and in three 'steps
reached the door.T j
"Sandy," called the doctor, "you have
not paid me for my advice."  -
" Ah'm no" takin' it," snapped Sandy as
he slammed the door behind him." r • -
, Small Change.—" It's three years" since'I
was in this city," said the stranger as he
finished his dinner. " City looks the same."
"1 don't find much change," said thewaitr
er as he took up the threepenny piece that
was left from the two half-crowns.    '
A  Trying  Time.—Judge:   Why did you
strike this man ?   Prisoner:   What would"
you do, judge, if you kept a grocery store,'
and a man came in and asked if he could
take a moving.picture of yo'ur cheese ?
The death of Horace Volues, Editor of
Truth, at the age of sixty-five is announced.
Mr. iVoules, who has been ill for some
time past, has been unable to attend to his
office where he used to do all the editing
work, and only a few weeks ago resigned
his position in favor of Mr. R. A. Bennett.
H. G. Voules was born at Windsor, and
after a short apprenticeship started the
"Echo" for Messrs. Cassells. He continued
at the head of the newspaper until 1676
when it passed into other hands." It was
immediately after this break that he start'
ed Truth, the first number being arranged
with Mr. Labouchere and published in
January 1877.
Lord   Roberts   Celebrates  Golden
, Wedding
Lord and Lady Roberts have just celebrated their golden wedding at their home
at Englemere, Ascot, entertaining a large
number of friends for the occasion. " Lord
Roberts is now seventy-six, but carries his
years lightly, thanks to the simple life he
is leading. It is pleasing to remember
that just fifty years ago when on
his honeymoon he received a letter commanding him to attend at Buckingham
Palace for the bestowal of the -Victoria
Cross which he won so gloriously in the
Mutiny. Of the six children born to Lord
and Lady Roberts two daughters now survive.  Their heroic son fell at Colenso.  '
Fire Caused bij Sun
A portionof the jute that was recently
fired by a youth at* the' Millwall docks,
was carted to Wandsworth and placed on
some spare ground there. The heat of
the sun caused another fire and before
the flames could be extinguished over
$1,000 worth of damage was done to the
surrounding property.
Mountain Goats for the Zoo
It is reported that the Zoological Society
are to receive' a shipment of mountain
goatr from the Canadian Rockies. The
specimens will be all picked and will cost
from thirty to thirty-five pounds each,
with an additional charge of £10 for export duty. When they arrive they will be
fitted up with comfortable quarters in the
Zoological Gardens at Regents Park,
London. ~
Tricks in all Trades
. At Chester, the proprietor of some local
cocoanut shies, was heavily fined for deceiving the public. When approached by
the inspector he at first refused to allow
his cocoanuts to be overhauled, but afterwards allowed the inspector to investigate.
Several cocoanuts were found to be sound,
but some we/e just the shells stuck together and filled with lead. The inspector
tried shooting at the lead filled samples
and found them practically impossible, to
knock off. the poles and hoops.
Earl's Court Exhibition Opened
The Golden West Exhibition at Earl's
Court, London, was opened in a blaze of
sunshine by the Lord Mayor who attended in state. The show is run with the
idea- of setting out how America has
grown during the last twenty years. In
the - amusement portion Red Indians do
the dance, cow boys and cow girls from
Wyoming, Montana and North Dakota
wlro give displays of broncho busting. The
cowboys and Indians amalgamate in a
scene entitled the Black Hawk Massacre,
where a realistic representation- of the
scalping and   torture  of  settlers  is  gone
The charming Canadian Soprano with the San Francisco Opera Company in " Florodora '.
-   at the Opera House.     >-'..*
through with the final rescue by   the cow
boys. -
Murderer Keprieoed
Oscar Slater, alias Otto Sands who was
extradited from New York and convicted
of the murder of Miss Marie Gilchrist, a
woman of 82 years of age, at Glasgow,
was granted a reprieve last Thursday.
His sentence has been commuted to one
of life imprisonment. *"
- A New Use for the Topper
A number of cast off silk hats which
were recently purchased by an East end
dealer are now serving a new role. 'Costers are buying them up at sixpence a
piece and .using them as nosebags for
their donkeys.
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Death of a Multi-Millionaire
Chas. Morrison ex-chairman of the
Trust and Loan Company of Canada, is
dead. His estate is estimated ' at twelve
million pounds. The government will receive more than ten million in taxes from
the estate. The deceased who was eighty
year* of age has lived for some time past
at Reading where he owna a small estate.
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' No Proposals for Training
Canadian Troops.
in the House of Commons, Mr. Haldane,
Secretary of State for War. stated that no
definite proposals had been received by
the War office in respect:To the proposed
training of Canadian troops at Alderthot.
%
Richter Street
8 acres in corporation, suitable
for subdivision, 15 minutes
walk from Post Office. I acre
in 8 year-old trees, remainder
in 3 year-old. Good five roomed cottage, stable and chicken
house.
Price $6,000, on good terms
Apply-o .. '
E. L. CLEMENT
KELOWNA WEST BANK
STEAM FERRY
Prices Quoted to Any
on the Lake
Point
Ferry to Bear Creek every Friday.
L. HAYMAN
Box 6*6 Kelowna, B.C.
-     !' \    vCometo,'    i-    -•   r,
McLELi_A_r..7
for a - <•*
Good Clean Meal
Fresh Candies! Fruit and.
Tobacco,
ICE CREAM IN SEASON
HOWE'S OLD STAND
Call and see us1
Get your name on
the honor roll.
Subscribe for the Orchard
City Record. -
K. McGEE
UPHOLSTERING
neatly done.
All icorh guaranteed first-class.
All feindsj). JFurniture -
Repaired.
EXPERT CARPET LAYBR.,.
Address, Po8t_Of_-ce..<
or Shop, cor. West of K.L.O .office.
Oregon Grown Fruit trees
Send me your tree bill for my estimate for Fall, 1909, and Spring
I 10, planting. I furnish the very finest grade of'Genuine Nursery
Stock at as low prices as other responsible firms furnish the sama
grade of stock. ' Catalogues on epplicatian.
R. T. HESELWOOD, '
KELO__NH, B.C; P.0.,BQXC364!
•   Agent for -
_tomti> i&ursfcriea,! 3ht, HUbanp, ©rt.
Che^Firer\ft«id
Kelowna Saw-Mill Company, Limited
will deliver Cuttings from, trimmer for
50 cents per Cart-load <
for short hauls. , Price of, .his wood just cost of hauling.
Orders filled in'rotation... ;<   ,
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BIGGIN & P0©1_-
(Successors to W. A. Hunter)., '       7   '
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High Glass Grocers;
and Confectioners
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Have you, tried our Bread:yet?
All Ends ot
Fancy Iced Cafes
made to order.
Kindly leave your orders early.
Our Ice Cream Parlor
is now open, and large quantities caiig
always be supplied for parties, etcV :
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PROFESSIONAL AND
BUSINESS CARDS
J. F. BURNE
Solicitor,
Notary Public,
Conveyancer, etc.
KELOWNA, :: B.C.
R. B. KERR
Barrister
and Solicitor,
Notary Public.
KELOWNA, ::
CHAS. HARVEY
B.A.Sc.,C.E., D.L.S.. B.C.
CIVIL ENGINEER and LAND
SURVEYOR
Kelowna.   B.C.
W. T. ASHBRIDGE
CIVIL ENGINEER
Amoc. Mem. C_n. Soc. C E       Graduate Toronto
Univemty
W»terworki and Sewerage Sy«tem«, Pumping and
Lighting Plant., Concrete Construction, etc.
KELOWNA B. C.
Colin McKinnon who was engaged in work on the new Myers
flat waggon road t near Okanagan
Falls met with a serious accident
last week. Noticing a small bush
fire creeping near a supply of
blasting powder, he hurried to- extinguish the fire, but before he
could do so the powder exploded
filling his side, arm and face with
shattered rock. His left eye was
dangerously injured.
Luke Nicholson was driving a
team with a load of lumber down
the hill by the side of the Okanagan Falls, when he was thrown
from his seat and fell under the
wheels of the waggon. He sustained injuries that necessitated
him being conveyed at once to
the Nursing home at Penticton.
The Penticton Athletic Association have decided to hold a celebration on July 1st. Mr. A. H.
Wade wa3 elected president, w.
J. Clement, Vice-President and J.
W. Edmonds, Secretary-Treasurer.
RICHARD H. PARKINSON
BRITISH COLUMBIA LAND
SURVEYOR,
CIVIL ENGINEER
P.O. BOX 137 KELOWNA
Office:   Keller Block
Morning Service, at 11 W'T. V^™-.""'7130
p.m.   Sunday School at 2:30 p.m.
Weekly Prayer Meeting on Wednesday, at B p.m.
Benvoulin Presbyterian Church.
Afternoon »ervice at 3 p.m. Sunday School at 2 p.m.
REV. A. W. K. HERDMAN. Pa.tor.
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. I. H. WRIGHT. Pastor.
uality is our Motto.
News of the Prairit
Dr. J. W. Nelson Shepherd
'    DENTIST
P.O. Box 148 'Phone 86
Office in Dr. Boyce's Building.
Barnard Ave.
COLLETT BROS.
LIVERY AND DRAY
Horses bought arid sold on commission.     Dray meets  all  C.P.R.
boats.   All kinds  of heavy  team
work.       . 'Phone 20.
BAPTIST
Kelowna Baptist Church, Ellice St.
Sabbath Services at 11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Sabbath School at 12:15 P.m.   AH welcome.
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    7 Phone 88
. JOHN CURTS
,   ' CONTRACTOR & BUILDER
Plans and Specifications Prepared
and estimates given for publicBuild-
ii_gs,Town and Country Residences
JOHN CURTS, KELOWNA
PHONE No. 93
G. A. FISHER
KELLER BLOCK       KELOWNA
Fire, Life, and Accident
Insurance.
Money to Loan.
EDWARDS' & FINCH
Contract Painters
Sign-toriting, Graining, Marbling,
Paperhanging, and Kalsomining
P.O. BOX 350        KELOWNA, B.C
.ESTIMATES   FURNISHED.
A movement is on foot at Weyburn, Sask., to erect a first-class
hotel at the corner of Souris Street
and Second avenue. . The lot is
owned by Messrs. Robinson,
Walsh & Greig.
Paul Acroose, of Grenfell, Sask.,
a hitherto unrecognised runner,
took-the "world's record, defeating
Fred Appleby, of England, in a
race held in the Arena Rink,
Winnipeg.
Excavating operations for a new
business block in .Main Street,
Moose Jaw, weakened the walls of
the adjoining premises, which fell
to the earth with a crash. Several
men working both in the structure
and the excavation had narrow
escapes, but fortunately no one
was hurt.
The wheat is reported to be five
or six inches above the ground in
rnost of the provinces. Prospects
continue to be very favorable for a
good crop.
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Estevan is to have at no distant
date a'plant for turning lignite coal
into briquettes. The United States
Government have already started
experiments at Pittsburg with
North Dakota coal, with very satisfactory results. The machinery
used is of German manufacture
and German experts have been
brought over to conduct the tests.
The coal is about the same quality
as that used in Germany and other
countries * where briquetting is
largely done. Briquetting coal
means taking put the water and
moulding the coal into the shape
of a brick.
Reports are to hand that the
prairie crocus is already to be seen.
After the appearance of this flower, the prairie is one mass of bloom
continuing with different varieties
through the summer away into the
fall. •• '        '
C.P.R. TIME TABLE.
The sailing schedule of the S.S. Okana.
gan during the summer months is as foi
-lows.
Read up Daily Except Sundays
10:45 Okanagan  Landing
8:05 Okanagan Centre
Short's Point
#Nahun
7:15 Kelowna    ' v 2:35
6:45 Gellatly     , 3:10
6:15 Peachland 3:45
Naramata
,5:25 '     Summerland 4:22
5:00 Penticton 6:00
Read down
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W.C. T. U. Notesy
Conducted by the Ladies of the Kelcwna branch
of the W. C. T. U.   -
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Mrs. Hislop, Teacher of the Piano
has had a  number   of  years experience
in teaching pupils in all grades.   Especial
attention to touch and technique.
Beginners for the first six months taken at
a reduction.
For particulars,  apply  residence, corner
• of Water Street and Eli Ave.
A Sporting Event.—"My husband does
not mind walking the floor with the baby
at night and more," said Mrs. Binks.
"Why is that ? " asked Mrs. Jinks. " He
makes believe it's a Marathon," said Mrs.
Binks. " He covered the twenty-six miles
before twelve o'clock last night."
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Silverware for the
June Weddings
Our stock of the above goods is "especially
large this year, both in Electro Plate, Sterling,
Flatware, Cut Qlass, and Fine China.
INSPECTION ALWAYS APPRECIATED.
KNOWLES,
The Jeweler
Kelowna, B.C.
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Wanted, 2,000,000 Bogs?
Have you a boy to spare?     The saloon
must have boys or it must shut up its shop.
Can you find one ?    It is  a   great  factory,
and unless it can have 2,00,000 from  each
generation, for raw material, some of these
factories must close up, and the operatives
be thrown out upon a cold world, and the
public revenue dwindle.   One  family out
of every five must contribute- boy in  order to' keep up the supply. Will you help ?
Which of your boys will it be ?     Are you
a father?    Have you given your  share to
keep up the supply for  this  great  public
institution that is helping pay your  taxes
and kindly electing public officers for you ?
Have  you  contributed  a  boy ?     If  not,
some other family has had   to   give  more
than its share.   Are you selfish?     Voting
to keep the saloon open to grind up boys,
and then do nothing to keop up   the sup-
ply?    Ponder these questions,  ye  voters,
and answer them to God,   to  whom  you
will one day give an account for votes as
well as prayers.    And ye mothers, wives,
and daughters, are  you,  by precept,  ex-
ample and influence in every possible  direction/doing  all you  can  to  save  the
boys from the enticements of the horrible
liquor saloon, and to hasten the day when
it shall be outlawed,  and curse  our  fair
lanH^omore ?™if 'notrwhynot ? -=
We clip the following, given as the
words of an officer of the Liquor League
of Ohio 'at a meeting in which the interests
of the of the saloon business were being
discussed:
"it will appear from these facts, gentlemen, that the success of our business is
dependent largely upon the creation of
appetite for drink. Men who drink
liquor, like all others, will die, and if there
is no new appetite created, our counters
will be empty as will be our coffers. Our
children will go hungry, or we must
change our business to that of some other
more renumerative.
"The open field for the creation of this
appetite is among the boys. After men
have grown and their habits are formed,
they rarely ever change in this regard. It
will be needful, therefore, that missionary
work be done among the boys, and 1 make
the suggestion gentlemen, that nickels ex-.
pended in treats to tne boys now will return in dollars to your tills after the appetite has b'een^formed. Above all things,
create appetite I"
Such a statement seems absolutely
fiendish; and yet, whether spoken or un-
spoken, the fact remains that the traffic
exists only by recruits from among the
boys. "Wanted, 2,000.000 boys," must be
.the constant motto of this infamous business, that a few may grow rich, and their
children grow in luxury, while "tlieir pa-
trons go down to the lowest depths of
degradation and poverty.
The incident herein related, which appeared in The Union Signal, has been
substantiated, and we desire to hold it
before the public, and especially before
the fathers, until they pass judgement
upon the saloon business. Do" you stand
for the* boys or for the saloon ?   ' -
Another shipment of
SUGAR CURED HAMS
15c per lb.
We have increased our orders in this line.
Pineapple, 1 lb. tins, 10c   A snap
Have you tried our new Soap.
Sunny Monday?
JUST FOR ONE WEEK:
Royal Crown, Golden West, and
White Swan Soaps
5 packets for 90c
Marshall's Herrings and Herrings in
Tomato Sauce, 20c tin
UPTON'S LIME JUICE
for the hot weather
SNAP IN JAMS, Upton's and Crosse and
Blackwell's, 1 lb. jars, 25c
Ice Cream   Ice Cream
The-Best in Town
BREAD   BWAD   BREAD
Mcjannett & H
PHONE
KELOWNA, B. C.
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amois
for Buggies
We have qome durable..
Buggy
Sponges
rhhat we-are selling at 25c to
150c; still better ones up to $1
Also a large assortment of
Oil-dressed
Chamois
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and doesn't get. harsh when
wet. ' Prices range up to $1.50
Quebec Bridge Likely to be
Rebuilt
A semi-official announcement is to hand
that Messrs. Bautlet, Mojeska & Fitzmaurice
the engineering commission appointed by
the government, have prepared plans for
"the new bridge at Quebec. This will
come as a surprise after the general debates last session, when it was decided
not to start operations until 1911, and that
the completion should not be looked for
until 1916. Mr. R. L. Borden ,had shown
that the contract terms between the G.T.P.
and the government were not binding
until the bridge was built, so the freight
originating on the prairie .section of the
G.T.P. would have to be carried via the
States. Sir Wilfred Laurier's suggestion
of a ferry between^Quebec and Levis has
not commended itself to the Liberal members, and it is likely that there has been
strong pressure brought on the government
to hurry on the work. The structure will
be built on the cantilever principal, and
constructed of nickel steel.
Neto Churches for Fernie   .
Since the disastrous fire that struck Fernie last fall, building has been very, brisk
in the district. Five new churches are to
be built at once. _The Presbyterians are
putting up a $12,000 edifice. The Methodist church will cost $14,000. The church
of England already has its foundations
dug, and the Roman Catholic and Baptist
will proceed as soon as plans are available.
P.1 Willits -Co.
DRUGGISTS and STATIONERS
7    Kelowna,     B. C.   .
^. R, DAVY
Wholesale  and  Retail
Butcher.
Cattle, Sheep and Horse
Dealer.        ''
KELOWNA,
B.C.
DAVIES & MATHIE
Ladies' and
Gents* Tailors
PENDOZLSTREET_-l
- Repairing and Pressing
promptly attended to;
L. C. AVISS-
Boat Builder .
Launches, Sail Boats
Sbi_-8, Canoes and Scoujs
Roto Boats and Canoes
for hire.
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KELOWNA B.C.
Performs Operation in  Heaot] Sea
For the first time has alfcoperation been
performed on the high seas, with the boat
rolling all the time. . A passenger on
board the Cunarder Saxonia, "was suffering from acute -hernia, the pain being terrible. Dr. Maclntyre the" ship surgeon,
after trying all available means to pull his
patient through without an operation found
it impossible to do so. He estimated that
unless an operation was performed at once
the patient woi'ld die long before the port
was reached, he consequently obtained
the patient's permission to go ahead. The
patient was put under ether and the doctor prepared for the operation.' The boat
was pitching and tossing in 'the heavy
sea, _>ut the surgeon successfully managed
to carry .his patient to safety."V*-There was
the gravest danger that the motion of the
ship might cause'the patients -death by a
false cut, but not one false cut was made.
The authorities congratulated the surgeon
on his feat at the arrival. of the boat at
East Boston. Thepatient was carried by
ambulence to the Carney Hospital.'.
.   sThi8 Year's Fruit-Outloob
- Mr. W. Maxwell Smith, Dominion fruit
Inspector has just issued his report after a
tour through the province. - He sums up
his conclusions as follows: The apple
crop will be fjood all through the province,
pears will be light, plums and prunes
promise well, peaches will be very light
owing to the severe weather,' strawberries
will be about half a crop, cherries 'are.in
doubt, while raspberries and blackberries
promise a full crop.
- Modern Guido Fatckes
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At Selkirk some person or persons unknown at present to the police, set a keg
of gunpowder off in the middle of Manitoba Avenue. The windows of houses
and stores were severely damaged, many
plate glass .windows being blown to
pieces. The police are busy trying to
find the perpetrator of the outrage and
it is expected that they have a good clue
to~work~upon;    s    *      ;
KIRKER & McKAY
The City Shoeing Shop
NEXT FIRE HALL
REPAIRS OF ALL KINDS
Horse-shoeing a Specialty
•Strikers,Return to Work
■ The striking laborers on the new .parliament buildings at Regina have returned
tp work. This is the result of an interview held by a delegation from the Trades
and Labor Council with Premier Scott. It
was suggested that they return at the old
rate of 17J cents per hour pending the enquiries as to the correct rate of wages
paid laborer/ in the city. About one
hundred and seventy men are affected by
the settlement.
Girl Took Carbolic Acid
A. Ashenburner, a young German girl
employed at the College Cafe, Regina,
committed suicide by taking carbolic acid.
The girl had retired to her room in the
usual way when the proprietor heard
noises as though thcgirl wbb in pain, and
found her in the last agony of carbolic
acid poisoning. Medical aid was speedily
summoned but without avail.
A Great Saloage Feat
The steam tug Daisy which lay submerged, all but a couple of feet of her bow
and part of the mast, has been raised by
divers DuCosta and J. M. McNeill of the
British Columbia Marine Railway Co. The
boat was stranded in the Lumbo Island
Reef, and all chance of saving her were
despaired of.' The raising was done by
means of a stout wire attached to a scow
and made taut at low water, as the tide
rose so did the sunken vessel, and soon
she was towed into harbor at Sidney. She
had been given Up as a total loss by the
underwriters.
Large""Sales o. Land in Prince
Rupert
It is reported that the proceeds of the
sale of Prince Rupert lots surpassed all
records in townsite sales in America,
where property has been auctioned off lot
by lot. The figures have reached over a
millon dollars.i Several women were
among the bidders. Fair prices 'being
realised through the whole of the sale.
Baseball Team Smitten With Small'
Pox
When the Moosejaw ball team were
playing Winnipeg it was found that one of
the members was afflicted with small pox.
He 'was immediately isolated and sent
back to Moojejaw. Three • others were
hurredly sent off 'the second day, the
balance of the team remaining to play
Winnipeg.        ' »
Shot by a Sectionman
A hobo named Robert Conway was
shot by a sectionman at Gleichen near
Calgary. .Conway insisted on forcing his
way into- the section house. He was
warned away,~but persisted, whereupon
the sectionman shot him in the'legs. It is
expected the limbs will have to be amputated. '
Carried too Much Gold
The Vancouver police arrested William
Smithers as he left the Steamer Charmer
from Victoria. They had instructions to
hold him if thejollow ing gold was found
in his posession,- three $20 gold pieces,
one $10 piece and one $5 piece, he was
suspected of robbing his partner. - If he
did not have the money he was to be released. When arrested he was found to
have the money in question. An officer
will came from Victoria to take him back
home.
Eaton's to Install Wireless
'A new feature will be the installing of
Eaton's Store at Toronto'with the wireless
telegraphic apparatus. A Toronto. electrician is busy putting up the necessary
fixtures and it-is expected to have direct
wireless communication with ■ the Winnipeg store within a few months. The system at present will include' Mr. J. C. Eaton's summer residence at Muskpka and
also the Eaton Yacht Teckla on Lake Ontario.'
Highwaymen in Vancouoer   ,-
A masked robber last Friday held up a
hack containing five people who 'were returning from the Hastings Hotel, Vancouver. The driver was commanded to stop
and he obeyed. One - of the passengers
became frightened and jumping from the
carriage made off among the' bush. The
robber thinking he was escaping with the
money made off , after him and left the
reBt to go unmolested. The robber, followed his man and finally made him give
up $18, all he had. The police have arrested three men on a charge of vagrancy
and it is expected they have the man now
under control.
Storms Damage Lobster Fisheries
It is estimated that the storms of the
past two weeks have caused loss'of about
$100,000 to the lobster fishermen of Nova
Scotia and Prince Edward Island, about
$40,000 loss is due to the gear being destroyed and carried away. There is only
one week of open lobster season west of
Halifax, but in the east the 'season  lasts a
jnonthilon-'er* At-Main. Adieu the lobster
canneries are closed for the season, the
fishermen demanding such high prices for
their catches. The price was gradually
brought down when.tbe canneries closed,
but the 'proprietors firmly refused to
open up again, saying they had left it open
long enough.
Strawberries Ripe at Epworth
' Mr. F. L. Vosper of Epworth brought
strawberries into Vancouver last week.
These are possibly the first fruit that has
been marketed* so early in the season,
They were grown in the open but were
not of. the same size as in previous years.
Mr. Vosper contends that the' strawberry
crop will be late, but that it will be up to
the average in regards to quantity.
Wreck''Sold for* a Song
,_The wreck' of the Schooner Soquel
which ,was lost on Seabird rocks near
Pachena in January has just been sold for
$15. The sails and tackle.were bought
for $119 while the gear was salved at
about $300. '
Mistook Gunpowder for Tea
■■ At Anacortes last week, a Mrs, Howell
found what she thought was a package of
tea in the pantry, and threw it into the
stove, it however proved to be gunpowder.
The Woman ivas so badly burned about
the head and breast that it is doubtful if
she.will recover. She was carrying a four
month old infant at the- time of the explosion. .The child was horribly burned
but it ia expected to recover.
AN IDEAL FRUIT RANCH
HAVE YOU EVER
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CONSIDERED THE  ADVISABILITY OF, OWNING- ONE?
W/ITH  Kelowna winhjng the highest awards at the different Fruit
Exhibitions, this district will receive considerable attention from
homeseekers and investors in the Prairie Provinces, United tates 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.
-"SAP RESIDENTIAL LOTS
In our Woodlawn Sub-division, between Richter
and Ethel .Streets. Prices, $250 and.upwards,
on easy terms.   .        .        .        .        *    ,. .    >   .
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Central Okanagan Land& Orchard Co.
KELOWNA, B.C.
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PRACTICAL
IRRIGATION
If you are interested in the comparative merits and economy of
gravity ditches and small pumping
plants,' write for our ■ Booklet on
Practical Irrigation.
We have installed many hundreds of successful pumping plants
all over the arid west.
"We also have a new instructive
bujletin on "How to "Spray, and
When to Spray Fruit Trees" which
may interest you much.
Canadian-Fairbanks
COMPANY
Vancouver, - B. C.
andTTther principal cities, or
Refrigerators
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We have just received a large consignment' of
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Michigan Cleanable Refrigerators ,
Alaska
Norseman
Leonard
The best finish'and most complete line-of-Refrigerator*
on the market. - Ten different styles and prices to choose.fromi,.
Ice Cream Freezers   All size.     /y
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Livery, Feed and
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Commercial Driving a
Specialty
Draying and Freighting
S. T. ELLIOTT
Importer and Dealer in all binds ol
KELOWNA, ::
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B.C.
AGRICULTURAL
IMPLEMENTS
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The Celebrated Adams wagon A a
Hamilton Wagons—both* one and two-horse/ Also all'
kinds of one and two-horse Cultivators, PIowa'-., .-\*
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," Harrows and Spring-Tooth Cultivators '
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EXTENSION and REVERSIBLE DISC ;i-
Ifyou want a First-Class Carriage go io Elliott's.    Wc hahdle nothing
but the best McLaughlin and Canada Carriage^ * •'"'"' \V>
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Thursday, Jun#S!j&
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Watch this space foi next week's
announcement
KL-0- Office, Leon Sfc, ory
Manager's Office, at Orcliafd.
J. A. Bigger
BUILDER and CONTRACTOR
Plans and Estimates Furnished
Residence,    10   Lawrence  Ave.
PHONE 95
Belleoue Hotel
SOUTH OKANAGAN
Rates, two dollars per day.
Beautiful situation on the lake
front, close to the new wharf.
Fishing, shooting and boating,
•nd tennis.
Gilbert Hassell, Prop.
Kelowna Shaving
Parlor
FOR A FIRST-CLASS COM-
FORTABLE ' SHAVE OR
HAIR-CUT.        :: :: -
Hot and Cold Baths
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
Lake SKpire Lots For Skle
We H£tve;teri lake shore lots for sale by the
new sports grounds. 66 ft. frontage. All
grass. One mile from city limit. You will
need a lake shore lot and these are all we
have'left.        -        -        -       '•;■-"    ■.■'-■■"-.-
South Kelowna Land Co. Ltd.
H. J. HEWETSON, Manager.
Gray's Roto Studio
ROWCLIFFE BLOCK,
KELOWNA
Will open on May 24th and every
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Other dfciji- by appointment only
Lifting and
Moving Houses
All work Guaranteed.
Clark & Ferguson
Geo. E. Ritchie
BUILDER
Plans and Estimates
on application.
Box 105       Kelotona.
1 ^ A WANT AD. in the
Record will bring speedy
results.
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•    BRl-Sftl^. Scrubs 25c.   Shoe 2 c.
iShbe Polish-1 Oc. & 25c. Stove Polish 10c,. 15c, 25c.
(Old Dutdb. Gleanse* 2 fo* 25c. GillettV Lye 15c.
-.]     i Wash Boards 35c.
jChloi-de'of Liriie 2 for 35c. Soap, all leading brands
] Brboms 25c. to 60c.
Bonami 25c. Washing Powder 25c. per pkg.
Clothes Baskets 90c.
/loilet Soap 10c. to 25c. per bar     v Borax 20c.
CCfOSSELYN
GROCERIES
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FEED
Mr. M. J. Monckton left on Saturday for a business trip to the
Coaet.
Tom Kelly arrived from Summerland last Saturday and will stay
for a few days on business.
Mrs. Capt. Knight will receive
next Monday for the last time this
season.
Major Audain arrived from Victoria last Friday and is visiting! his
ranch at Short's Point.
Mr. and Mrs. F. Fraser left by
Monday's boat for Vernon, while
there they will take in the circus
at that point.
Mrs. Parkinson left for Vernon
last Tuesday to attend the rifle
shoot and the circus.
Several passengers passed
through from Southern points on
the lake to take part in the rifle
shoot at Vernon.
Mrs. F. R. E. DeHart returned
on Tuesday from Seattle.
Messrs. C. A. and C. W. Hoess
arrived last Tuesday from the
Coast. They are here in connection with the Belgian Syndicate.
Mrs. C. Harvey returned on Friday from the W.C.T.U. convention
at Summerland.
Mr. F. Schute who has been
taking Mr. Daniel's place as manager of the Royal Bank, left on
Saturday together with his wife
for Vernon. During his sojourn
here he has made many friends
who regret his departure.
BIRTHS.
To Mrs. Beecroft, Friday, May 28th,
a daughter.
To Mrs. Frank Churchill, West-
bank, Tuesday, June 1st, a
daughter.
To Mrs. Geo. Oliver, Tuesday,
June 1st, twin girls.
To Mrs. Tom McKinley, Monday,
May 31 st, a daughter.
Dr.  Mathison,  dentist,  next to
Post Office.   Phone 89.     -
BERTHIAUME
& MARTY
Contractors and Builders of
Houses, Flumes, Coffer Dams.
Hardwood Finishers.
Stair Building a Specialty.
All work guaranteed to be satisfactory.     Plans and specifications
furnished.
Residence: Pendozi St., Kelowna
P.O. 87
Sutton's Seeds
ORDERS TAKEN NOW FOR
Tomato Plants
Cabbage Plants
Bedding Plants
Asparagus Roots
Rose Bushes, etc
H. LYSONS
Kelowna.
Greenhouse.
Pure Bred >Shire Stallion
"Mona's Rocket"
No. 25.438 (Imported)
Foaled June, 1905.
The property of
J. HAYTON and E. W. MORRELL,
Oyama P.O.
"MONA'S ROCKET" is a grand
bay. Four -white legs and nice flinty
bone of the right sort; the best of
feet and joints. Present weight is
1,900 lbs, .       -"'       -1
' Won 1st Prize and Reserve Cham,
pion as best foal at Bodedern Horse
Show, 1905; Jst Prize at Toronto as
a, three-year old, 1908; 1st Prize at
Vancouver Spring Show, 1909.
This horse will travel between
Woods Lake and Kelowna, and will
be found at Blackwood's Livery,
Kelowna, every Tuesday night until
Thursday morning, and at the Home
Ranch, Oyama, Friday until Monday
morning.
Mares kept at pasture.
Terms t $20 to ensure; $l5forihe~
season; $10 single leap. ''
■     For further particulars apply to
owners!
Town and Country News.
Owing to lack of advertising the
Swiss Bell Ringers did not get a
good audience at the Opera House
last Thursday. They however
gave a good show to those who
had the good luck to be present.
The whole performance although
given under difficulties, went
through without a hitch, each
member of the troupe being an
accomplished musician.
Do not forget the Legge Willis
production tonight, something
rare in a theatrical line is _Jromised
—a promise that will  be  fulfilled.
Mr. J. Bouch met with a serious
accident last Sunday. When out
riding his horse caught his foot in
gopher hole and turned a complete
summersault throwing Mr. Bouch
with terrific force to the ground.
Mr. Bouch who has been uncon-
sious for several lengthy spells is
likely to undergo an operation.
We welcome to this town Mr.
W. M. Parker, who has come
amongst us with the idea of starting a jewellery business. He will
locate in part of W. R. Trench's
store until other suitable premises
can be secured. He will go largely into the repairing business,
having had a long experience in
some of the largest eastern and
western towns.
It is possible that- Mr. Samson
so far holds the record for the
largest fish successfully landed
this year. Thinking he had hooked a rock he was about to wade
in and free hi-, tackle, when the
supposed lock plunged- forward
and proved to be a sixteen pound
salmon.
A meeting is called for Wednesday evening af the Presbyterian
church in order to discuss - the
building and plans of the proposed
new church. The plans which
have been supplied by Mr. Peters
constitute a magnificent brick edifice at a cost of $22,000.-
~Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Rose met
with what might have been !a serious accident,-' last Sunday. -The
horse they were driving was frightened at the rustle made "by some
cattle in the-dry grass, and taking
a swerve turned the buggy over.
Mrs. Rose was dragged several
yards, and severely shaken and
bruised, - while Mr. Rose was
awarded with several good bruises.
Luckily, the horse stopped at the
fence, and-with the help of, a few
friends the buggy-was soon righted and Mr. and Mrs.. Rose proceeded on their journey. ■
The following is taken from-the
Filmore Press and may-be of interest to our readers:—Mrs.-Fraser
arrived last^week from,. Kelowna,
B.C., and is visiting her daughter,
Mrs. W. B. Steele. Mr. D. Fraser
arrived from Outlook, Sask., last
Tuesday.
Several members of the Rifle
Club left on Tuesday by the Clo-
velly to attend the shoot at Vernon,
the names include Messrs. Burnett,
Marks, C. Harvey, J. Cameron, G.
Rose, D. Lloyd, N. Lloyd, S. Elliott,
L. Gilliard and Tom Allen.
"TTmT-_fembe-8 or—the- "War
Canoe" made their first practice
last Saturday and promise to be' a
very fast team.
Messrs. Stirling & Pitcairn are
already preparing to cope with the
fruit business this year, two - car
loads of boxes have arrived during
the past two weeks.
A case  of   poaching   for -,fish'
came "before   the" magistrate .this -
week in-which a very neatcontriv-.
ance was used.    A cows horn was
fashioned so as  to  fit'exactly  on,
the  end  of a stick,   a hole, was ■*
made   through   the   horn   and  a ,
strong leather throng was  knotted
to the horn.   The implement was
used as a spear and when the fish,
was pierced the horn was made so _
as to turn, round fend act as a stay,
it was then an easy matter to land
the fish by the leather strip.     The
defendant  was  fined   one   dollar
and costs, the judge  dealing leniently with the case.    The  maxin-
"fineis$250.       .    *
Miss Catherine Davison who has
for some time been- giving vocal
instructions at the Okanagan Col- -
lege has decided to extend her
tuition here. Her advertisement
will be found on another page.
The rains that,' have 'been so-'
prevalent during the last few days
have been serving the country
well, and now the prospects of a
good crop are better than this time
last week. The cherries in some
districts are making rapid progress,
the little,green berries forming and '
to all general purposes showing
prospects'of a good.crop. -
The general fishing aspect .is not
as good as was<expected..-Several.
fishermen say the lake is gradually  -
getting fished out,  and " that very
few fish remain to be caught,   Mr.,
J. Cowan who has been out on the
lake-in the early mornings;, during.',
the past week, has  seen  the. lake
smothered "with -fish' -jumping- out <■
of water.    He" does not agree with
the general idea of a  scarcely ■ of
fish.    He   managed  to  catch  hisc'
first last Tuesday arid now belongs   '
to the Piscatorial Society.
An   interesting   ceremony -was
performed   last   Tuesday   at- the --
Royal Hotel, when . J.. Brodie1 was
married by special license to Miss
Anne Gold.   A room wasprepar- '
ed in the* hotel ■ for the- purpose,rr ,<
the only wiFnesses -present" being_
Mr. and  Mrs. J. E. Wheeler,] Mrs.-- -
Coon and our reporter.,  THfe R.ev. *■
Wright officiated.  .The bride wpre
a dainty white chiffon blouse'.with
a  dark'serge -skirt:   The-/groom
wore a blue serge suit-with  patent -..
leather boots.- The business', was f
quickly   through .--and   the   usual
signing  of registers was entered  -
into.- The bride and, bridegroom_,.
afterwards   left   for   the • country I
after receiving the congratulations .
of those present.
vThe City Band have accepted an
offer to go to Penticton on the .1st.
of July. Attractions will also be
held at this point in the shape of a
baseball match; Kelowna versus
Summerland. -■ Quite a crowd have
agreed to leave here for the south,
and it is expected that- a- special
boat trip will be made.- .
• Mr. E. - Evans - arrived from
Peachland last- week .andiwas.
joined at this point 'by his' wife
and family, who have come direct
from England. - They- have .aken
Mr. Morden.8 house and intend
making their future -Kome^here.
Mr. Evans will preach in the Baptist church here next Sunday.-
HENRY'S'
Garden Tools
Spraying,
Materials
Bees Supplies.
Fruit and Ornamental trees, home1
grown, hardy, tested and proven.
Our trees do not have to be fumi- -
gated. ""
They afe grown in the only part
of the continent not infested with
the San-Jose-scale.
157 Page, Catalogue Free.
m.j!henbry'
Orsanhoaee and Seedhosst
3010, Westminster Rd.
■ VANCOUVER, B.C.
Branch Niiraart)  ■ South Vnacoucer      1
-■NURSERIES
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A meeting of the W.C.T.U. will
be held on Tuesday next,.May.8th,
at the home of Mrs, Charles Wilson. All members are • requested
to be present.
20th
Century
Barber .Shop
Bernard Ave.
Hair-cutting,Shaving.orShampoo.
ing. Facial Massage a Specialty
Everything disinfected."'
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CROOK & MACDONALP
*    Proprietors,    -"* • -
A snap on
Pendozi Street
Two acre lots, containing about half
acre of fruit trees, coming into bearing,
price $1,250, with easy terms.
Also two acre lots, with house, stable,
and chicken house (more-land could be
added if desired), or would consider
exchange-far farm property.
A. ERANGIS.:
BOX 80, KELOWNA,.R C,
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THE HOME TEAM.
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When the home team wins
Pa grins and grins
Arid warbles a little song.
And says: "Well. well.
It's a cinch to tell
Who'll nail the flag'to the mast thia year!
Of the final outcome I have no fear,
Though they once in a while go wrong"
~ And he'll stand around in the kitchen with
ma j
And josh her a little and aay: "I saw
A gown in the window downtown today
That 11 look pretty dandy on you. And say
Your hat, I guess,
Wouldn't match the dress,
So you'd better order some new headgear
You've only had two so far this year."
An then he'll kiss her again and say:
"You just ought to see them  home boys
play I"
And ma, she's wise, for she says real sweet:
"I know they're a team that can't be beat"
San Francisco Opera Company
The .Orchard City, Record
When the home boys lose,
Pa gets the blues
And grumbles around all day,
And says, says he:
"You take it from me
If anyonejells you those mutts can play",'
You tell/em they're off their base I"
And then he'll go out with a scowling face
To ma and say: "There ain't no sense
In running this ranch  at  such  great en.
pense I
I can't quite see.
For the life of me.
Where all the money I give you goes 1
,  You spend altogether.to much on clothes,
I work mighty hard for the coin I get
And you can't blow it all in, you bet!"
But ma says nothing for quite awhile,
And then she gives a sarcastic smile,
And says: 'Take your  hoop and  roll  it
away j
I reckon the home team lost today!"
She Hit it.
" And how is your husband gettting
along, auntie?" asked the kind-hearted
- lady of the old coloured woman who ___
come for the clothes. "He am pow'rful
poly like, missus," answered the sable
laundress. "He am done'got de exclamatory roomertism." "You mean inflammatory rheumatism, auntie," said the lady.
"Exclamatory means' to cry out." ' Den I
done said it right, missus." rejoined . the
queen of the washboard, "foh he jes' hollers all de time."
/Well Sinking, and
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Apply A. GREEN, Box 185
"Florodora," which-will be the offering
of the San Francisco Opera Company at
I the Opera House on June 10th, will-prove,
without a question of doubt, the most important in the history of theatricals in the
city.   The first production of " Florodoro "
was  given at the Lyric Theatre, London,
November 11th, 1899, a__ within a month
after its premiere the strains of  "Florodora." beautiful music swept over Europe
and  America  like  an  epidemic.   AH of
the box office records of the  States are
held by " Florodora," even those of the
much   talked   of   "Merry   Widow"   not
reaching those established by the English
musical comedy.   Each and every member
of  the  San  Francisco Opera Company is
happily cast in " Florodora," and all work
as  a  unit  in   making the production the
gigantic success that it is.     "The Silver
Star of Love," Dolores' entrance song, has
never been better sung than it is by Mabel
Day.     " In   the  Shade  of the Sheltering
Palm " falls to Francis K. Lieb, a handsome
young  high   baritone   who never fails to
receive at least two encores.     " Tell me,
Pretty  Maiden,"  or  as  it  is  universally
known, "The Sextette," is sung and acted
by beautiful young women and handsome
young fellows in every respect the equal
of  the  originals, fhe   female members of
the sextette being Maybelle Seaman, Myrtle
Ward, Helen Vick, Hada Freyer, Virginia
Marshall,   and  Mabel  Hilliard,  and   the
male    members    being   Charles   Albert,
Arthur 'Holloway,  Tony   Nash, Bowman
Johnson, James  Hayes, and  Arthur  Ray.
"I Want to be a Military Man" is - ell
handled  by Fred Snook, and "Galloping,
Galloping," and a new waltz song, entitled
"Spring," bring  Lucille  Palmer the best
opportunity of her sweet young life.   There
are  some  fourteen" other numbers in the
original score, and J. Russel Powell interpolates  "The  Robber's   Dream."     If is
worth   the price of admission just to hear
Teddy Webb and MabefDay in "When
We Ale on the Stage." the comedy hit of
the last act.f " Florodora."   The music is
under the direction of Edou'ard Buechner,
and Will Smith, a producer responsible for
some of the genuine successes of the past
few seasons,' has charge of the stage: • The
female chorus consists of Dot Clare, Marguerite Boyle, Mayme Boyle, Anette Boyle,
Helen Frazier, Hada Freyer, Mabel Hilliard,
Myrtle   Ward.  Virginia  Marshall,  Mabel
Seamona,   Helen   Vick,   Marietta   Smith,
Louise Lynn. Mabel Snook; and the male
chorus  has  James   H.   Hayes,   Bowman
Johnson, Arthur Holloway' Antanio Nash,
George   Sinclaire   Lavelle,   Arthur- Ray,
EFl ,knn',and Charles Albert.' Harry
Mitchell  i.  the  master mechanic ilames
Uunn  the  property  master;   and Robert
backus the electrician. .    .
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The Orchard City Record.
Thursday, Jti'ne 3
	
Kelowna Opera House
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The LEGGE-W1LLIS CO.
To-night (Thursday) & Saturday
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EVERGREEN OLD ENGLISH COMEDY
"She Stoops to Conquer"
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Temperatures for May.
Dramatis Personae
Sir Charles Marlow A. L. Meugens
Mr. Hardcastle......... W. Pease
Marlow Legge Willis
Hasting. W'G-'  Mantle
Tony Lumpkin...; R. C. Reed
Diggory •    '-■•-<& Fisher
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Mrs. Hardcastle Miss Cockrell
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Date
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
II
12
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15
16
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18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
Mean,
Max.
60.7
70.0
83.0
60.2
60.3
60.0
64.2
71.7
59.7
59.8
69.8
76.7
67.6
67.0
26.5
65.9
69.7
70.6
56.6
62.9
59.0
65.4
70.0
71.3
78.2
68.0
60.4
69.3
68.5
71.0
71.2
Temperature
-P.
Min.
40.5
32.7
35.2
46.2
34.2
37.1
34.2
28.2
46,1
30.9
19.4
36.0
44.4
29.6
.--   46.0
34.1
36.9
39.4
47.5
44.2
44.3
34.0
42.2
43.8
51.9
59.1
52.6
43.0
50.0
43.3
51.5
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City of Kelowna
PRIZES FOR PLANS
Local Briefs
The time for the Park improvement plans to be before the council has been extended to July. 1st,
so'as to allow those in the country
a chance to compete foi the
prize.
Miss Forbes Kerby of. Grand
Forks is visiting Dr. and Mrs.
Mathison for a few days.
Miss Wood left for Kamloops
last Thursday to attend a course in
of training at the new hospital at
that point.
Nurse Edgell asks us to thank
Mayor DeHart through the columns
of the press, for his kindness in donating a ward in the nursing home
The ward will be named after its
donor, the DeHart ward, and congratulations must be set out to the
Mayor for his thoughtful and gen
erous gift.
NOTICE.
Reserved Seats $1.00
Rush Seats 50c.
Children half price
Booking and plans at Willit's Drug Store
Doors open af 3        • Commence 8:30
A feature that will be welcomed
with open arms will be the  enacting    of   that   inimitable   musical
comedy, "Floradora," bv  the San
Francisco Opera Co.   The production will take place  at  the  Opera
House on Friday, June 11th.   The
general aspect  of  the  piece  will
adapt itself to the  actors,  such as
we know them.    One can imagine
Mr. Tom Webb, as Tweele Punch,
the phrenologist, his bump  of  affection  for  a  Kelowna  audience
sticking  out  like  a water melon.
The well-known  chorus  of    leil
me Pretty Maiden," also  being a
striking feature in the  production.
The scenery and dresses have been
specially arranged, and a gorgeous
spectacle can be relied upon. The
Opera Co. have a reputation  that
is   unsurpassed  for its brilliancy
and well  picked  talent,  the  cast
j advertised    being   an    unusuaUy
strong one for these shores.     The
play itself  is  thoroughly  healthy,
having had.a first-class run  in the
Old   Country   about seven years
ago, since then it has been continually   on  the   bills   at provincial
houses at home and abroad
The city council of Kelowna will receive
up to July 1st, at 12 noon, plans for the
improvement and development of the city
park. , I
All plans must be based on an early expenditure of $3,500.00, any further outlay
to extend over a period of years; and the
design to embody a harmonious and progressive development  of  the  park  as  a
whole. , ..    i
For the most meritorious and practical
plans the council will award first and second prizes of $75.00 and $50.00 respectively, but the council reserves the right to
award one prize only, either first or second
or second or to make no award, should
the plans, in the judgement of the park
committee, be deemed of insufficient merit.
Blue prints of a typographical survey ot
the park may be obtained by intending
competitors from the city clerk. ' (
Kelowna, B.C., G. H. DUNN.  "
26-28     May 26, 1909. City Clerk.
Owing to the several advances in the
price of flour, we find ourselves compelled
to advance the price of bread in accordance, the advance to take effect on Mon-
day the seventh day of June. The price
on that date and until further notice will
be fourteen loaves for one dollar.
Signed      BIGGIN & POOLE
8 McJANNETT & HALL
JOHN SUTHERLAND
27-8
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WATER NOTICE
Notice is hereby given that an application will be made under Part Wot the
"Water Act, 1909," to obtain* license in
the Osoyoos Division of Yale District.  :
(a.)   The name, address and occupation
ot the applicant—Rosa Casorso, Kelowna,
B.C., the wife of John Casorso, Rancher.
A\ti for mining  purposes)  Free  Miners
Certificate No.
(b.) The name of the lake, stream or
source {ii unnamed, the description is)—
An unnamed stream, flowing from a stream
rising 800 feet from North iine of ■_>. Mc-
Eachren's land in South half of'Section .
township 26. l
(c.) The point of division.—At the
said Spring.
(d.) The quantity of water applied for
(in cubic feet per second)-2J cubic.feet
per second, and 1-37 of cubic feet per
second for domestic purposes.
(e.) The character of the proposed,
works—The erection of a dam at said
spring nnd thence to convey the Water by
a ditch, flume or pipe to the place of use.-
(f.) The premises on which the water
is to be used (describe same)—South half.
Lot 132, ih Group 1, Osoyoos Division of
Yale District.
(g.) The purpose for which the water
is to be used.—Is agricultural.
(h.) If for irrigation describe the land
intended to be irrigated, giving acreage.—
The South half of Lot 132, in Group I,
Osoyoos Division of Yale District, containing eighty-five acres more or less.
(i.) If the water is to be used for power
or mining purposes describe the place
where the water is to be returned to some
natural channel, and the difference in altitude between point of diversion and point
of return.
(j.) Area of Crown land intended to be
occupied by the proposed works.—None,
(k.) This notice was posted on the
twenty-sixth day of May, 1909. and application will be made to the Commissioner
on the Twenty-sixth day of June, 1909.
(1.) Give the names and addresses of
any riparian proprietors or=_MngeesJwJia
or whose lands are likely to be affected
by the proposed works, either above or
below the outlet.—None.
(Signature)   ROSA CASORSO.
(P.O. Address)   Kelowna, B.C.
Miss Catharine
Cleveland Davison
Pupil of
FRANK E. MORSE
Organizer of Normal Course
of the New England Conservatory of Music, and
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