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Meeting of City Council
Boyce and Stirling Subdivisions Cause Long Discussion
Band Grant to be Paid - Also Prizes for Park Plans
A meeting   of  the   citv  council Jess than   40  ft.   wide,      At  this
Wa? k^ 'a8t Monday, the  mayor;juncture the matter dropped to be
(     and a full attendance of aldermen
being present.
The   minutes   of   the  previous
meeting   having   been   read  and
adopted, the following  correspon-
. dence was dealt with.
C. C. Josselyn, asking for connection with the city water wot ks,
referred to the Fire & Water Committee.
J. L. Doyle, asking for insurance
on power house.    Filed. .
Hewetson & Mantle, asking  for
a continuance of insurance on  the
, power house.    Filed.
Central   Okanagan   Land    and
Orchard Co., asking for  insurance
„on power house.   Filed.
The mayor suggested that as
soon as the power house was completed, a line" should  be  given  to
- each of the companies referred to.
Aid. Elliott thought  the "council
ought to consider 'only insuring
the plant, as the building was.of .a
fireproof nature. It was \decided
to leave the matter, and take it up
again 'on the completion of 'the
power house. '7 ~" ;
.„ Petitions were ' read, signed by
residents on the north* side of
Glen Avenue, asking for a 4 ft. 8 in.
granolithic sidewalk, to be constructed between Richter " and
Ethel Streets, under the local-Jm-
prQyement plan, and also request-
ingthat a" pTank sidewalk  should
- not ~lbe£ :built. -_.,_The „-, matter -\£as
'promised attention:,.     "*  z'-^^-A
v Mr. McDonald attended on 'behalf of tbe^Fa^eVs Exchange, and
submitted plans for tKe new build-
ing to be 'erected in connection
7,.with the CP.R. slip now .'under
.-course of construction-at, the Wd
- >}>f-Water SbreeL {-The  plans were
notJdefinitely^passed..*  '."   '    -*'
A.-A Messrs. Boyce "arid • Taylor, with
•"   plans ofthe subdivision of 24, 25,
V- 26; 27, 28,19}\ot 136.' "The" land
, running near the C.RR. new wharf.
,*,    A long discussion  followed  on
'"  the allowance made "for roads and
""'alley ways.and one. particularforty
, foot road marked on the plan was
. required by. the councik to **be '66
eet wide.
Dr. Boyce said "the plans had
been submitted to the council before   and - had   been   practically
- - passed with a 40 ft. road standing,
and he did not consider it fair to
-"turn the plans down at the present
7 period."
The council, however, agreed
that they had not'seen a' plan with
the road in question marked, and
the plans submitted were right in
every detail, except the 40 ft. road
which was considered a ' main
thoroughfare .and should be 66 ft.
wide. ■
• Aid. Bailey would not agree to
the term main thoroughfare, as he
considered only feight would be
travelling along it at a slow pace,
and 40 ft. would-be sufficient. »
The mayor taking into consideration the congested state" of traffic'
at times, at the lower end of the
town, thought the the road' should
be as wide as possible: -
Aid. Elliott was of -the- opinion
that a by-law was passed by last
year's council, ordering all streets
to be 66 ft., and thought no, excep-.
tion should be taken to the one in
question. .
A suggestion was made to drop
the discussion and May 'the.plans
aside for a week.    •-....
Mr.* McDonald considered that
such an action would hamper him
in starting the excavations for his
building for which plans had been
submitted, >' ,
Aid. Ball did not think one week
would   materially affect-the   construction either one   way   or   the
other, and that the council  should
hold the matter in abeyance, for ^ a
- few days until they could come' tp
. a final decision.
."Mr. Taylor wished to know how
. much of a 66 ft,   road -was taken
up in sidewalks'and grass growing
along side,"he'cdrii8id*rtid that thV
usufJ main thoroughfare Was a lot
45 87
35 63
16 39
12 00
98 00
2 15
108 00
6 75
24 05
15 50
681 99
101 00
taken up again later in the evening
and the following motions carried :
Elliott-Rowcliffe—Thatthe plans
of the street running through 'the
centre of sub-division lot 139 presented by Messrs. Boyce and Stir-
| ling be asked to be made 66 feet
instead 40 ft.', and that when rrtade
66 ft., the plans should be accepted.
The following accounts were
taken up and referred to the fin-
nance   committee   to   be   paid "if
found correct:
Morrison-Thompson Hardware Co., Hard-
ware $
D. Leckie Hardware . .
T. Lawson Salt and Coal oil
H. Millie Phone and Telephone
Kelowna Caifiage Works Repairs
to Grader	
Hinton Co. Electric supplies  . . .
Canadian Fairbanks Co., Supplies
The Kelowna Manufacturing Co.,
Funeral of E. Tatler	
Collett Bros., Teaming	
W. Harvey .  .    ,	
Jnmes Bros., Wiring -
Kelowna Sawmill   Co.,   Lumber -
'   Fuel    ...
C. G. Clement, Work  on   Water
CjG. Clement;  Cement   Power
House...     .'. ;	
C. G. Clement, part Payment  on.
Power House .-	
C. G. Clement, part Payment  on
"22 50
72 60
2,500 00
750 fiO
.    432 13
ask   for
£v9^ment;-Wlrk oii. Concrete. „ ..   ^
Piles. ....'. t.....".t'.:..T. A  '35.75
Wage List Work on Park, etc.
^" Mr. Peters attended to
instructions  for draining" off   the
land where.the- new school foun-
dations.w-er&Beinfe dug, and "suggested'that the new, Presbyterian
Church could drain their basement
ih ^connection"'-with  .the"   same
arrangement.1 Ther matter was referred to the_ Board  of'Works  to
report at next a.eeting.        .    '•
'   Mr. ^A. .Raymer-"isked    for   a
rebate on his taxes,7a8   his*, house
hadv^been  burned  down   in" the
recent fire. . He did not mind paying the taxes for the land, but  did
not consider that  he  should  pay
them   oiiva  house " that "was  not
standing.    The council -agreed   to
see the city solicitor with reference
to the matter, and to allow a rebate
if possible.
The following motions were then
. Ball-Bailey—That the* sum of
$200 be pafd to the city band, being proportion of grant due to Auk.
3!«_,_! 909.
Cox-Bailey—That the prizes
awarded by park committee for
the best and second best plans for
the improvement of the park be
paid, namely, R. H. Parkinson, $50
Dr. J. W. N. Shepherd, $25.
Cox-Bailey—That the council
accept tKe plans of Mr. Davie's
sub-division of the North half of
Block 21, Map 362.
„Ald. Rowcliffe reported that he
had made arrangements with Mr.
D. W. Sutherland to have an agreement drawn up, whereby $75 • a
year was guaranteed the corporation if his house was connected
with the electric light.
Aid. Cox. reported on the complaint lodged by the Chinamen
against the chief of the fire brigade
and said he had found out that
several men were thrown over arid
that _Mr. Samson was very much
excited at the time.
Aid. Elliott said it was enough to
make anyone crazy to hear several
outsiders giving orders and he did
not wonder at Mr. Samson losing
his temper.
Aid. Ball informed the council
that the fire brigade had held a
meeting on the Tuesday following
the fire, and had signified that they
wished Mr. Samson to stay as their
chief. The general opinion of the
was council that the chief is a good
fireman but was not able to direct
in case of a fire, he was a good
man in,a wrong place. It was decided to leave the matter with Aid.
Elliott to inform the chief .that th«J
council disagreed with the attitude
he took at the recent fire in connection with throwing over the
Chinamen, and to ask him to be
more careful in the future.
The mayor suggested that the
park should be connected with the
water system for watering purposes.
The matter of watering the streets
was also taken up, and a suggestion
made that the old watering cart
should be tried again. It was,
however, agreed to sprinkle them
on the night previous to the regatta
from the hydrants.
Aid. Bailey reported the putting
in of several drains along Bernard
Aid:'Ball said several weeds were
now ripe and should be cut before
spreading seed. He mentioned the
school lot as an example. The
matter was I,eft in the hands of Aid.
The question of pruning trees
along Bernard Avenue was also
discussed and it was decided to
get Mr. Silke to attend to the matter
as soon as possible.
The City Clerk informed the
council that he had written Mr.'
Morris of Vernon, twice, re the
people outside the city limits to be
assessed with school taxes^ but had
not received a reply to either letter.'
He was instructed to write Mr.
W. F. Wilmer for the desired information. ,. '   '
A motion was put forward authorizing the city clerk to order "100
feet of two inch . fire -hose* for- the
power house.
Some of the aldermen considered
that two inch hose was too small,
and that a larger size should be
procured. ' .   .    7
Aid. Ball, however,  pointed "out
that Mr. Russell   had   only asked
for two inch hose and   his   reason
for so doing was that it was a .size
that would not be taken away- ai»'d<
used for  other  purposes.    It* was
decided to purchase the" hose.- , "-
A letter   was   read^ frcirr.  Miss
Porte with reference teTsome weeds
appearing on her land.    She said
she_was unable to find   any- exept
a bunch of thistles near  the  lake,
and those were not likely to do any
harm to any ones property. - • They
would; however, be burned later in
the season. ~ ^ *    #     *
,   Mr. Samson had put in an application for special constables for the
regatta.    It was  decided   that the
regatta, committee , should    make
arrangements for them, and should
bear the expense.
The mayor said some .arrangements should be made to have a
motor boat following up the races
in case of accident.   "
Mr. G.,C. Rose explained thai
the umpire boat would be following all races" arid would render
assistance in ca'se of accident.
Aid. Bailey suggested that the
council should think over the advisability of purchasing a fine
gravel pit.as the term of agreement
with Mr. Harney was near completion.   The  matter,   h "
$1.50 Per Annum.
Appalling Disaster
at a Vernon Fire
Eleven Persons Perish in a
Burning Hotel
Kelowna Amateur Regatta
Kelowna War Canoe T^n Wins Three Cup, a„d Three Seta
of Medal. - Glorious Weather Aids Successful Programnie
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What is perhaps in the
of old   timers,   the  most
disaster which has  ever  occurred
in the Valley, took place last Tuesday at Vernon.
The Okanagan Hotel, one of
the best hotels in Vernon was
burnt to the ground, eleven lives
being lost, and six so severely injured that they had to be taken to
the hospital.     N
The fire which occurred at about
two o'clock in the morning was
started from some unknown cause,
in the centre of the building. The
Ii. ™kich was of three storeys
and built of brick veneer, was one
blaze before the inmates could be
aroused, and consequently
lives were lost.
The first one to notice the flames
and to take in the situation was a
man named, Hickling, who was
passing the hotel at the time. The
unfortunate man after having given
the alarm went into the building
and rescued one of the female inmates, a second entrance into the
building brought out another half
suffocated victim. The brave man
then made a third entrance but
was never seen again. His body
was discovered some little time
afterwards among the debris.
Julius Fuersl, a bar-tender, had
only retired about three quarters
of an hour previous to the outbreak, and when the alarm was
given appeared at his window.
Several shouted to . him from be
lowever,   was
Picnic to Trout Creek.
Over 350 people left last Thursday, on a picnic  to  Trout  Creek,
Summerland, and on  their return
were  unanimous  in  their praise,
both of the part they  visited   and
the  conditions   under which   the
picnic was carried out.    The  Ab-
erdeen  and  an  attendant  C.P.R.
covered scow  was  the  mode  of
transportation, and  the   voices  of
the   merry   youngsters   could   be
heard well down the lake, both on
the forward and homeward journey.    The journey down was  very
enjoyable, and on arrival at  Summerland everything was  found   in
readiness to   receive  the  visilois.
Swings   had   been   put   up    and
facilities arranged for their accommodation.
It would be hard to say which
enjoyed the fun the most, the
children or their parents. The return journey was made soon' after
i j 0,cIloc's ant- ^^ party was
a !l e at aljo'u,: 8even fifteen.
Although tired after their clays
°LU-?n? V10 children showed that
they had had a good time nnd
were sorry the long looked forward
to day was over.
ow\to jump, but: the hapless riiari
evidently loss his head and jumped
into the flames       " *   *
The full list of the dead, is, as
follows: Wilbur Smith/ J. J. Fun-
son, W. Cook, 'James Anderson,
Julius Fuerst,.M. Chabree, -George
McKay, George Gannett, A. Hick-
ling,- . George" - Sepgast, * and -an
Austrian whose name/is unknown.
. Tlie injured which were .taken
to the hospital, mostly suffering
from   severe   burns' and   bruises
M?ru:ii    ^_frS'o I?afl'"  SturSar'
Nicholls, Abbot, Seal, and Harmer.
The bodies of the dead men
were recovered during the day,
and it was at first reported that
more had lost their lives than was
really the case.
. A Jap; , working in the hotel,
jumped from a window on the
third floor to a, tree near by arid
climbed down, thereby saving his
The estimated value of the
building is about $25,000, of which
"^13—reported—about_$ r2|000~is
covered by insurance. The hotel
had only just recently been purchased from Mr. J. Milligan, and
was run by two partners, both of
whom were saved from the burning building.
The premises of the Royal Bank
of Canada, P. Burns & Co., Morris
Drug Store and F. A. Lavindges
real estate office were damaged
by fire and water.
The chinesr worked hard ' to
8ave the property, and at one time
the fire had a tendency to spread
in the direction of their houses.
The funeral of some of the victims took place on Wednesday, a
very impressive scene being wit-
ness'ed, the large cortege following
the. funeral processions . showed
the sympathy the inhabitants of
the town had with the relatives
and friends of the deceased.
Sympathy has also been extended
from all points, when they heard
the news of the  apalling  disaster.
Under the auspices of the Kelowna Aquatic Association, the
Kelowna Amateur Regatta was
held last Wednesday and Thursday. During the week the work of
decorating and  fencing the  park
w j i g°lng steadiiv on. and on
Wednesday morning the suri shone
on a glowing mass of colour
along the lake shore. From Hay-
man's wharf to the new Aquatic
building, flags had been hung, and
lanterns attached to the trees,
making a picture of gaiety. The
scene was doubly enhanced when
the sailing boats made their appearance with their white sails floating
on the rippling water*
The Aquatic building had received the most attention, and was
gaily hung with festoons of flags
and Chinese lanterns. In front of
this building was the goal for which
all the competitors would be making a dash,-namely, the winning
Soon after ten o'clock on  Wednesday a start was made with  the
Open  Sailing  Handicap,  no  less
rfian twelve starters being present.
The fine yacht belonging to Mr. A.
Agur   soon  made away  from  its
competitors, and on the first round
was about seven minutes ahead of
T: McNairV little   dinghy.     The
pace gradually increased-between
the two vessels, and at the finish
Agur's " Onaway " was some twelve
minutes-ahead    of Mr.  McNair's
yacht which finished second. . The
third place was taken by A. Brooks.
Mr. H. L&r coining-in-.'ahead  but"
the handicap allowance when taken
off, placed him in the , fourth position.     Just    sufficient wind  was
blowing Jo^ make it good for sailing
the winner's time over the six mile
course being J'hour 5 minutes J0&
seconds."T^ - v 'vi • 77'tj- .'-*yv- , r
,i During the sailing race,  one ' or
two^eventa^.were pulled  off,„the
most interesting,,being., the  Single
Sculls. rJn  the first heat  Messrs.
Aviss and Inglis were seen in deadly
combat,'the latter winning a good
race easily.    The seeond heat was
a row over by E.* W. ^ Dunn, \ no
other competitors- being   present
The third heat witnessed  a  tussle'
by the brothers  Hill:   T.   P.  Hill
winning by a largp .margin.     The
fourth heat   was   of   an  amusing
nature to those in the judges' box,
but rather annoying  to  the  competitors.      Messrs..,   Layritz    and
Lindsay were well ahead of P. ,T.
Dunn, but owing to some misunderstand inc th-> first h-rn"/-_-l «_■.	
■   I
prizes in their respective^ clauses
open. >       '    ',•   '-.) _.t
The first part of the programme,,77.
was then finished and the majority,T/';'
of the onlookers wended their way' \&*
to lunch. ' '   :     ' * lf/>
The afternoon opened with the:'   K *
sailing race for-the  Ladies*' ChaU: sj£,
Ienge cup, five vessels being onthe-w1?"
starting line.   The start was a good     ?'i
one and  George  Packer'* vessel   * „-*
got away in grand style, keeping a"7v""if
good distance away from its com-v-f'§
petitor8-   The course was one' of >*./#.(
six miles, and Mr. McNairs dinghy \} AAi
crept up towards  Packer's .boat, '"''
Last year's winner of the cup, how-,
ever, still held the   lead, closely!' -7."
followed by -Mr.   McNair.   'Tlie')^"'.'?
finish was made in'this  order: 'H.'*^,,.
Leir in the " Seetsum" being third.r.<.' -
The arrival of the Okanagan with'- "J'A.
the Vernon Band playing on Board"   V'
stayed the'everits for'a few minutesr -^"i
Soon, however, the Boys* Swimm-** V,*j. ■
mg race, bpenrfor boys"of 'fifteenS-C. *"
and under, was called.' .Five-start*? \%C:
ed in this race; George Silverftaking ,V^
first place,   Gordon   Whyte   anct' '^
Albert Raymerl'being'secbnd'^a/i^";
third respectively.' *■     -'• :!"»-•- ^fvtftfj^
An interesting feature'?.^ 'the^'UV
swimming .was, the'*MenaVBreast-«.^'l^-
Stroke   Race , in' which^. Messrs;
anpth^eac. beat s It Was, there
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jiointAgoou stMtWas.ei-^enc-^^lS
edfi but Miss,ShayIerVp«_r^Mi^^1
WeddelUdst her rJ35b^$8_
race'feH tb>e Misses* Ray-S&/«»W^C#
Morrison, and third, W.tFI&aS&?
AM. Gather  won- the Singled*p-
Canoe Race, closely followed  byO-7'
J. M. Harvey and W. Nicholswhb'„>\'
filled the second and;third placesk|
respectively.     ' :,     .      ,...[,_ - , -L_-
■**-«* Vfc-%,1 U39
An   interesting   ceremony  was
performed last Wednesday,  at 10
0 clock, in the English Church at
Regina, when Mr. J. Sewell, of
!Se ?w"a' wa8 married to Miss
Nellie Brooker, of London, England.    The  Rev.  Hill  officiating.
1 he reception was held at Mr. R.
Paul s house, in Regina, after which
the happy pair left for the West",
where they will spend their honeymoon/     .
the line, allowing the race to fall to
the latter who should have been
placed third.
o™ thejMen'8 Open'Swimming,
220 yards, only one competitor
was entered, and the race ended in
a swim over for T. Buchanan.
An interesting race was the
Double Sculls, over a course of a
quarter of a mile. The first heat
fell to Messrs. Mathie and Butt,
who had a hard tussle to cross the
line  before Messrs.  Lindsay and
S?£h\ Jlf8™8-W' D- Hobson and
W. D. Walker, of South Okanagan
won   the   second heat, while the
third heat   was   a   row   over by
Messrs. T. and W. Hill. The fourth
heat fell to Messrs. E. and A. Agur
of Summerland.        '
Perhaps the most interesting race
of the morning was the Gasoline
Launch Race, no lessthanfourteen
starters   being- present-   Messrs.
Pjgou s    ' Samaki," - and    Jones'
Dart,"  were  in  deadly combat,
both with a ten horse-power engine.   The excitement was intense
when Jones' launch* was seen * to
forge ahead of the rest, and. keep
its position closely, followed, by the
Samake."   The position was well
kept throughout the race, butvat
the finish   a   little   reserve  apeed
seemed, to come from the "Samaki,"
and forging ahead of the  " Dart,"
won a good race by a few lengths.
Several of the other, launces took
the  wrong, course  and' until  the
matter could be sorted out it was
decided to leave'the question of
the winners of the seor^ andlnircl
for the entertainment pveWai^?'?
public.   From the antics each com- <*%*:,-
petitor displayed, trying)  to   .get?****^**!
astride a rolling Joglwitka-. -.oree-i *
head attached; iT^ldliaWBeen^f^
wise t6 have started the score Uift-^fefl
with the five for amusement'abfead^f^
marked." Some rolled over,*<while^>V
managed to get near.therwinm*frg$§&
post by struggling, "cauring.roarf-t.fsSltfer
laughter from the Jargenumber.bfc^1^
people assembled. TKe fi_^prittl^?l
was awarded to J. Wilson,' wKo4S>-rM
appeared in a blac^thkt^^&^lflg'
to wash off and a rdt&lthW^*fJ%
hard to keep on. ''Claude^'Jarf.*^ \«M
was second. __<• mnt-V* _______ li_:___.-vTwiViffl
round the grand stand w$ pMbn5 -.*
was the Open High Dfv^foV^h^tl
ten people entered. * For neatnesii.'^
it was hard tb beatA.H.Errlngtwi^
whotpok first place^f-T»e/«^«&B
of theA judges was uadead^M.'Sl
tween'Messrs. Burne Ittid' Wimstmrn
and afte-r'a ie-w;ftoW drvS^fJ«
been iridlged in^orid-and^bir^il
places were awaW^d-JnT,tKe.^a^««
The next item oYvi^ projrrWm
was an interesting ■ canoe/T—''J ^
whicbMiss Newby and J.'1
veyjj obtained  t^'-*'^»*,-&'
Thes«tond and
vejr; obtained   theVK^ySM«
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The Orchard City Record,
'Ay '- , Thursday,. Aug. 12*
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To United States,$2.00 per annum.
Advertising rates upon application.
the first few on the hose reel
have found it almost impossible
to run the reel over the sawdust with any speed, whereas if
a good road was made the reel
could be in the locality in half
the time. It is high time
something was done with this
sawdust which is an eye-sore
to well kept city streets.
According, to newspaper reports, Nelson and the Kootenay
are to receive a great deal of
attention   from  the   Canadian
Pacific  Railway  in  the   near
future.   The railway, according
to their promise by their representative, Mr. Peters, will do all
in  their  power   to    advertise
towhsite8   on their main line,
and will build a hotel in the
Kootenay  District   to  accommodate tourists. Special tourist
rates are also to be made. The
G. P. Ri can be commended on
the step they are making, but
where   does    the    Okanagan
come in?    Last year's exhibits
at Spokane have shown how we
forge ahead of the Kootenays,
even so far as to make some, of
the real estate agents for Kootenay lands, trade on  our good
.. name.    Surely, with all fairness
to Kootenay and  district, the
railway cannot  fairly boom a
district that-is not to be compared with'the Okanagan. and
in the interests of their tourists
should point the finger towards
the   Orchard City  of   British
Columbia before anywhere else.
Just   because   the   Okanagan
happens to be on a bit of a line
running away from-the main
line, they say they are going to
run the Kootenay» and  offer
them special rates.    If any district deserves recognition at the
hands of the C. P. R., either in
special rates or advertisement,
surely the Okanagan   Valley,
which < made -- British  Columbia
famous for its fruit at last years
show, ought to receive the prior
The late fire has shown us
the folly of allowing sawdust
to remain around buildings.
Everywherewe look round the
mill property sawdust is strewn.
It also projects away into the
main street and is likely to
spread a fire at any time.
Should not this sawdust be at
-^icast away—_-om-a-n_a_n-tnor-
- ough-fare? .and should not
some provision be made for
gravelling that part of Water
streetwhich runs down through
the' mill property ? - If instead
of spending money on some of
the streets* which can stand
over in necessity's sake for an-
'. other year,' the mill end of
Water street was covered with
' shale rock* and gravel, the risk
, of fireioccwing^down the street
would be greatly minimized.
- Several'people* have put out
smouldering sawdust down this
- 'street and in main street late at
night, and if a wind was to
.springcup, possibly it would
; start iJie^moulderirtg mass in-
': to a ^ Maze."  So many, people
1/ \ walk to jtheir tents down Water
[^'rtiroet. Way, J mostly   smoking
»' * pipes, cigars,- or cigarettes, that
ya"repetition of such a fire*-as
J.''occkunred'>lfe8t week is possible,
'if not.highly probable.
'    -'By,!covering the road, with
- gravel, ami fencing in< the^ mill
;. property agoodrbad'could'be
r made direct to the powe-hbuse.
-, .It will have to be donti soon to
;act»mroodate*thpuC RR., and
w-ty(.Aot} ttovf}, "So fa^both
our large fires, .have occurred in
\ the, direction, i^tioned,/.and
" Kelowna Threatened with
Destruction." So runs a headline in one of the best known
papers in the valley; underneath is set out a report of the
recent fire that occurred at
Raymer's Hall, whereby two
other buildings were destroyed.
Certainly the damage done
was bad enough, but at no time
during the fire could the City
of Kelowna be termed as
threatened with destruction,
and such a blazing headline is
likely to be misleading.
" Peaches in the Okanagan
are an Utter Failure this Year:"
runs another paragraph in one
of the leading coast papers.
Articles have also appeared in
the eastern papers, speaking in
the same strain.
Could the writers of such
lines see the crop they would
hesitate to publish such news
as authentic. Owing to the increased acreage the quantity is
only a little below the yield of
previous years, and by reading
the paragraph, one would be
led to believe that peaches
were the great product of the
Okanagan. The Okanagan
does not pretend to grow
peaches in any quantities, and
does not call itself a peach
country, and although the fruit
shipped out is of first class
quality, the supply will never
exceed the demand for Okanagan peaches. Such reports
should be flatly contradicted as
they have no authentic origin,
ancJ are only copied over and
over again by other newspapers', and'give a wrong impression to people who do not know
the right state of affairs.
Opening of the New' Aquatic
Association Building.
The new Aquatic  building was
formally   opened     last   Monday.
The    president   Mr.  G. C.   Rose
in his  opening speech   informed
those assembled that an   invitation
had   been    extended   to all   the
citizens  to be   present   and   that
after  a   few  speeches  had  been
made and other formalities attended to a dance would finish up the
evening.   Mr.  Rose  after  stating
the objects of the  society, and the
lines upon which it was to be run
explained   that the  building  was
smaller than was originally intended but that he hoped   to  soon see
it extended.    He then called upon
the mayor to  open the building.
honored at being asked  to  open
the building, and that  he  wished
it success in every way.   He considered it a beautiful addition to a
beautiful   lake,    and    now    that
sidewalks  were  being  made  the
approach to the building was of a
conspicious nature.    He congratulated   the   association   in   having
obtained such a man  as Professor
Wilkinson to be  associated  with
the Society  and  urged that those
who did not know  how to swim
would take the  opportunities and
facilities   now   offered   to   them,
He had much  pleasure in  asking
Mrs. DuMoulin to raise the Aquatic
Flag, and to  declare  the building
open.   The     party     then     went
towards   the   flag   staff   and Mrs.
DuMoulin raised  the large yellow
flag with letters  K. A. A. in black
upon it,  amid  the  cheers of  the
assembled    crowd.   After    three
cheers had been to Mrs. DuMoulin,
and also to the Association, dancing started,   and   did   not   cease
until every one was tired  out and
ready for bed.       7
If you Want Your Jams to keep, they
should be put up .with
e - ougar
All B. C. Sugar Refining Company's Products
Consist Solely of Pure CANE SUGAR.
I*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.
Have you seen our new California Fruit Ladders ?    They are
just what you want.      Come and see samples.
Our machine plant is in better shape than ever, and we are
wanting your orders for all kinds of Cabinet work, etc.
Estimates given on Cottages, Bungalows, etc.
Screen -Doors and Windows a specialty.
Corner of Lawrence and Pendozi Streets.
\       Port Your Helm and Steer into
Campbell's Harbor of Refuge
every time you bave any trouble with
your motor car. If your helm won't
port then 'Pone 82 and we will make
a special trip and make matters right.
Your Launch Motor Needs Repairs?
Let us have a look at it, and we guarantee
to put it in good working order.   ** *•
We are noted  for our neat workmanship and finish
The Kelowna Electric Light and Bicycle Supply Co.
BOX 160
These destroyers cannot live where trees have been treated with
Pear Blight, Rabbit*, Mice, Borers, Canker Worm, San Jose Scale, Oyster
Shell, Baric Louse and Sun Scald.   The cost is very small.   It will not wash off.
One application lasts (or two years.   Warnoclc'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 u re
for Pear Blight    We invite investigation    The Arkansas Experiment Station has used this tree
aint for three years.   November, 1907, they purchased 50,gallons for free distribution among
paint tor three years.   (November, IVW, they purchi
leading orchards.   Send for 16-page free booklet to
G. R. LAWES, Enderby, B.C.
Sole Manufacturer for B. C.
Several fine specimens of local
grown peaches have been on sale
during this week, and on an average weighed about half a pound
apiece. One peach turned the
scale at three quarters of a pound
and was a perfect specimen.      '
]. Milligan arrived in town last
Tuesday,'from Victoria,; on a visit
to 'his friends here.
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From August 10th to 31st
25 per cent, off for Spot
Graniteware        Tinware Filters
Water Coolers        Refrigerators
Screen Doors        Ice Cream Freezers
Screen Windows
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The Season for Irrigating
Is at Hand
W« are Contractors for all classes of this work—Open-
Ditching, Fluming, Stave Pipe Mains, Pumping Plants-,
using Steam, Gas, Gasoline or oil as fuel.
We  aire now installing a small plant. of 205 'gallons   -
per minute capacity, the fuel for engine costs; 30. per
cent, less thian_ gasoline.
Ask us About This at Once
It Settles Your Difficulties
We have a Snap in Electric Motors
For driving washing machine, ssmall pumps, sewing machines, etc
Get our Hand-book.
Our prices are the most reasonable in town.
Auto-Buggies and Automobiles from $250 up.     .
 1-Thc correct-thing-for-this-district : „ __
5\£o Job Too Large or Too Small
_ The Okanagan Valley Engineering Company
BOX 8       •- - - - - KELOWNA
D. CAMERON, M.E., E.E.,(Late Sup.. Engineer Contracts, Mather & Piatt,
Manchester) MANAGER.
We are specially equipped for the production of
High-grade Job Printing
and you will be consulting your own interest in
letting us figure on your work
"Record" Job: Print Dept.
Money to Loan on
First Mortgage
$6,000 at 8 per cent
Hewetson & Mantle
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Whenever Yoii Want a Fine
Picture, or an Artistic Frame
.   ■- go .o ./ie
The.Orchard Qitg. Repprd...
Neatness and Promptness is our Motto
.' ,    VI SI T *   :      -
Tie Royal Hotel
Up-to-date and Convenient
. in. all respects
Facing the Wharf.
J! E. WHEELER, Prop.
Company   Has  Made  Unavailing  Efforts to Recover Some.
The ship Alfred Nobel, which some
twelve months ago bailed from London  to  cruise < in  search  for  hidden
treasure, and which was to have returned to Blackwall piled high with
gold  and  silver and precious  stones
from sunken wrecks uncharted even
in Lloyd's, is, alas and alack, coming   back   as* bare   as   Mother   Hub-
baid's 'cupboard.    She  was  the  property  of the^South   African  Salvage
Co,  and onec'of  her objectives  was
Paul -Kruger's lost treasure ship, the
Dorothea,   which   lies   in   seven   and
a  half  fathoms' of  water  two  miles
east  of  Cape  Vidal,  on  the  Tenedo
Reef,   off  the   Zululand   coast.    The
Kruger gold, which Oom Paul, so the
story runs, sent- out of the Transvaal
for  safety,   was  said  to  run  to  the
v**M ef $3,900,m.  MMl  fc  wm  -««>-
FM-mI to be cemt-itad tabs Am Wttoai
<rf t_» DwcXhea vtih _M taw ttf mad
ballast   spread   over   it.     Altogether,
the Alfred "Nobel's program included
38 charted wrecks to work upon along
the South Afmw.'coast.   Oae ot th*_o
was  the   Middclbtiig,   an-old   armed
Dutch "merchantman,  which   went to
the bottom in 1714 in Saldanha Bay.
with $100,000 in doubloons on board
Capt. C. A. P. Gardiner, of Blooms-
bury, was in charge of this tieasure
expedition     He is essentially of the
type of whom the apopthpgm  might
have  been  written,  "Adventuips  aie
to   Adventurous."   He  was   midshipman on board the Condor undei Lord
Charles   Beresford   at   the   bombardment of Alexandria;  and  later acted
as   despatch   lider   to   Lord., Eobeitb
in" the Boer war     He was ■sanguine
of having a sniff at six millions'all
told   of   sunken   tie-._u.es   that   lay
round  and -about  the South  African
coast. _He had an arrangement ^with
the Cape Government by which once
he" had 'attacked   a  sunken   ship  no
permits would  be granted  to  rivals,
and, on the other hand, whatever he
raised was to bear a*tux of 25 p?i
cent.   And  now,  alas,  thai Uz   will
never   be    leri*d.    T_*   peetwwcui
treasure of Oom Paul lies  where  ft
did.    At   the   very   first   set-off.disappointment fronted the gallant crew
of the Alfred  Nobel, for they found
that treacherous coast too dangerous,
and   battered   continuously   by   huge
rollers from the Indian Ocean.'   And
the   attempt  to  get into- the  depths
of the Dorothea ended in-failure.
Thereupon the Alfred Nobel sailed
away   to   Swakopmund,   in   German
Southwest   African   territory,    where
she  anchored    near    the    steamship
Dunbeth,   which   lies  secure   on  the
teeth of the roeks there, as the result
of a "fatal  foggy    night,    until : the
.waves batter her to fragments.  .Here
again the quest ended in bitter disappointment,  for  it was  found.that
even  the   copper   and  brass   fitting-
had been "jumped" by previous visitors.   Discouraged, but not beaten, the
Alfred Nobel, brought up in Saldanha
Bay,  where lie the  ribs  of  the'old
Middelburg.   Here her divers brought
np,  after pumping out 10 feet or so
of sand, a quantity of old china. Unfortunately,  some  fine  collections* of
china have been recovered from -the
.Mid__lb_i* on Many |«no_  o*m-
■ions,- so. tbat  t_i_  ow_p«t   _tM   to-'
mne ia. the nataie of a dn_r i_ tike
market. ■*•-.-*■
Again, not deterred, the Alfred Nobel made n course for Table Bay, and
had a nibble at the Australian liner
Thermopylae,' which about ten years
ago nearly pushed her nose into the
hen-roost of the keeper of the Flash
Lighthouse   at   Three   Anchor   Bay,
which" event,' was  made  history   by
Mrs.   Langtry's   horses,   which   were
on board,** swiming ashore.    Arriving
'at the WTeck of the Thermopylae, the
Alfred Nobel'did  a let. of. blasting;
but all the efforts accomplished nothing   beyond   making" an - even   more
complete ruin of the once stately liner.   A trip to the sailing ship America
followed.    The America lies  off the
Woodstock beach.    She -went ashore
about  1900  in   a  gale  that- crippled
other shipping in the bay. -Her chief
cargo  was   beer  and   coal,   and   she
was uninsured.' A*good deal of the.
coal  was  got _ out  of her  a  year or
two   ago,   and   realized   $10   a   ton.
Much of the beer was also salved, but
it hardly realized custom* dues. Then
the Alfred Nobel had a look at her.'
There is  still  a  good deal  of beer
on board.- And that is the painful
history-of the expedition of the Alfred Nobel, which is shortly due in
London.* ._.  _
Mauled by Shoto Panthers
As a young girl was about to  give  her
first performance with   trained   wild   ani-
mals, and was leading her animals  to the
arena, from the cages, two large  panthers
became enraged, and started to attack her.
Her  cries   brought  the  manager  of  the
Edinburgh   Marine   Gardens,  where  the
show was being given, to the rescue,   and
pistol in hand; he fired upon the   animals.
The attendants also armed themselves with
bars and sticks, and managed to drive the
panthers away from   their  swooning  vie-
tim.   The girl  however  was  very  badly
wounded and grave doubts are felt as to her
Father Forbids Banna
An unusual occurrence was established
at West Thurreek, in Emm, raoMtly.when
the banns of marriage were being read
out. The father of the groom to be, stood
up after the banns were read, saying, "1
forbid the marriage," but gave no reason.
It is understood he was in communication
with the clergyman previous to the announcement, and established his right to
forbid the banns, owing to his son only
being eighteen years of age. The
detads remain a mystery, but it is understood that the banns will not be read again.
American Hotel for London
Mr. Fred Sterry of the Plaza Hotel, New
York, has arrived in London, and it is put
down as his idea to build a large American
plan hotel, in that city.   The Plaza  is one ,
of the largest hotels in the  States,  and   is
the most costly.   It is rumored that  he  is  j
about to start building  at  one*,  and  the
site is one overlooking  the  Thames.   ' A
large hotel  at present  in   good   working
order is to be bought and pulled down, in
order to make room for the  new  innovation.   But at present no definite  news are
to hand as to which present existing  hotel
is to  be  attacked.     Arrangements  of a
similar nature are  to  be  made in  Paris,
and the site there will be an entirely  new
Marquis Pleads Pooerttj
The Marquis of Anglesea has written to
West Ham Hospital saying that owing to
increased taxation, he is bound to decrease
his annual subscription to that fund, from
five guineas to two and a half. The" receipt of the letter was announced at a'
public meeting held at the hospital, and
the change was accepted.
Papers Must Not' be Sold on Beach
A somewhat unusual attitude was taken
by th* Scarborough police a f.w WMJka *
ago. It was usual for a number of boys
to go around the expanade and the beach
selling weekly papers and periodicals, bu^
the sale has now been stopped. The
papers stopped were stitched to the cover,
and the magistrates decided that they were
a manufactured article,'and according to
the new law of the corporation could" not
be sold on or around the beach, without
a pedlars license.
Photographs'   ;
- Taken . at ■ >your own
home, or while on- a
picnic, in fact just where
you please        ,        ' '
Satisfaction Guaranteed
Films developed for amateurs
__. >    Apply i ,       ■    '
R. D. Cook
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Prices Quoted to Any Point
on the Lake
Ferry to Bear Creek every Friday.
■ Box 68 Kelowna, B.C.
u? ,Gome to-, „... ,,j _ J ."-J?/;
r>ly-' ; for a -    . < j:^
Good Clean Meafcjff
Fresh.Candies, Fruit and -<-,
Tobacco; AaA::a
Call and see US'
A   Reliable   LociJ " 'Safeihan
- wanted to represent
Canada's Oldest and
' -' Grteateatimrscries
in    Kelowna'  and -, adjoining
.   ,   <■  country ,   - ^ ,
We have been - shipping''stock' for'
thirty years to British * Columbia and
as our. trees are grown on limestone
soil they are acknowledged by experienced fruit growers to be longer lived
and hardier than CoasTgrownstdck. •
A permanent.situation  to right  man,
• f withJterritory reserved'
Pay Weekly      - , Free Outfit'
"Write for particulars^ ■? *< *■„ 7
Fronthill Nurseries
(Licensed by B.C. GovetarfM-tj^
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Oregon Grown Fruitri'_;ies
. trade of stock. frirlift-itftt_-rimlfijiiuSj.' ,x
KELOJUNH, B.C. prO.tB0rxj-5'6*4r
\ -   Agent for   -■ '       • ' "
i -Ul
Cheap FireMmA
Kelowna Saw-Mill CompantyJ^ liiiiitea
will deliver 20. inch.wood for
$150 per Rick
Orders filled in rotation^" ''    '
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That if your buy your
from us it, is always guaranteed
and of the best material.'
."   - -•-'*: Now is the time to
, 5*€lean and Oil Your .Old Harness
y A ,,-     .     ,\    " •    -
■*';    ' '-•    we have a full line of ..       '
Soap Oil and Polish
*   i; I   to make it look like new
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Ypu;>had better bug Glooes tohilo theg are cheap   I
S, C. KING, Hariiessmaker
"A Hero of Frltfriashlp."
So Mr. Theodore Watts-Dunton waa
once describecr by Rossetti, and certainly the friendships formed by the
famous poet and critio are amongst
the most interesting features of his
oareer.   He was bound to Tennyson,
Browning and Rossetti by feslings of
almost  brotherly  love,  and   he still
lives with J3winburne — whose house
he has shared for many years—at The
Pines,  Putney,  although he married
three years ago.   The intimacy which
eaciate between Swinburne and Watts-
Dunton  might well be described as
one of the most beautiful friendships
formed    by    Watts-Dunton.     Thirty |
years ago, when he was leading critio
on the "Athenaeum." one of Jnmes
Russell- Lowell's first questions on arriving in England was, "Who is this
writer on the "Athenaeum" whose ur-
•tlole8 are attracting as muchi attention
in America as they surely must be attracting in England?"    The enquiry
led to a   personal   meeting,   and  a
friendship was thus formed which was
only broken by Lowell's death.
' Being Built bg Voluntary Labor
' ,A church hall  in  connection  with   St.
Nicholas Church, Plumstead, is being built
by voluntary labor, and (the  members  o£
the congregation can be seen on  a Saturday or in their spare time of  an  evening,
busily   engaged   in   carrying   motar  and
bricks, and proceeding with the  work  of
construction.   The" Bishop   of Woolwich
laid the foundation'stone a short time ago,
which bore the inscription, "To the  glory
of God/ this stone was laid by the 'Bishop
of   Woolwich,  and   commemorates    the
building   of  this   mission   by   voluntary
labor." ' The edifice which is  pow__nearly—
Our Bread is * ALWAYS -'in': ?
the LEAD,   just for^curioalK^
get m the Lead yourselW^1
try a loaf. . v
half through building is considered as
well put together as any bricklayer could
do it.
Roman Coins Unearthed
Some coins belonging to the Roman
period were unearthed at Ward , End,
Warwichshire, lately. The money waa
enclosed in an earthen jar and was found
by a man who was plowing. The coins
which are in excellent condition, bear
effigies of Nero, Dornitian, Vespian, Titus,
Nerva, Trajan Antonious and Nardnan.
For Picnics
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Take St. Ivel Meats in Glai, Tdhgue/H|
/T!L__T__    _; I T   _  •.-   -   r_ -   -       .       -  > -     ,       --_-  -K
Ghickenr-HaniT^Bacori, VealreC
A large assortment all in Glass.
We are Sole Ments Ai
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Nlnety_S«ven Years With Family.
An old servant has just died at Lis-
burn if. the person of Susan O'Hugan,
who had' been in .the service of ono
family for ninety-seven years. She
had been with four generations of the
family, and had nursed three. For
some time past she had been frail,
but enjoyed good health und the full
use*of her• faculties, and oould sew
and knit without the aid of glasses.
Tax on Horseflesh.
One of the new taxes contemplated
In Paris is a duty of Is. 5d. per owt.
on horseflesh uspd .for human con-
gumption. Strong objections have
bpen raised on the ground that the
tear would fall on tfye very poor and
the ''sick—'horseflesh ' is * recommended
Mail Bag Lost and Recooered
Recently a mail bag dropped overboard
from the Empress of Britain, at the Liverpool landing stage, and sank in very deep
water., Despite several efforts the bag
was not recovered'until the following
morning, when it was washed ashore by
the tide, with the contents little the worse
for their immersion.
Have your Ice Cream delivered in
any quantity, just in time for Dinner
vemng Party*^ nnzm
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Joseph Chamberlain Honored
The Right Hon. Joseph Chamberlain
was' 73 years of age last week, and many
congregated together to do honor to the
great statesman who is not expected to
live much longer. The news of his declining health came as a shock to many,
and it was decided to keep his birthday
as quiet as possible, a rally however urged
those whom he loved to hold a great reception in his honor, and although the
Hon, gentleman was not able to be present himself, the news of, the'reception  to-
ernoon tear^oMM
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Did Ypu Sample Those.Carr's Bisciits;^?
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BiGaN-: mm
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I^TWSmP v,would brinf ta ^lhe> ^khe Wna th0-ugU -?word^
,  . - * spskofto. him were transferred to him,   '
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The Orchard City Record.
Thursday AiiS/lisi-
' Notary Public,
Conveyancer, etc.
.    and Solicitor,
Notary Public.
B. A. Sc., C. E., D. L S., B. C. L. S.
Kelowna,    B. C.
Amoc. Mem. Can. Soc. C. E       Graduate Toronto
Waterworks and Sewerage Syatem., Pumping and
Lighting Plante, Concrete Construction, etc.
Office:   Keller Block
Dr. J. W. Nelson Shepherd
P. 0. Box IM 'Phone 06
Office in Dr. Boyce's* Building.
Barnard Ave.
Horses bought and sold on commission.     Dray meets all CP.R.
boats.    All kinds  of  heavy  team
work. 'Phone 20.
Irrigation Engineer.
Assoc Mem. Inst C.E.T*Mem. Concrete i
Institute. , Late Irrig. Dept. of India and (
Cape Colony, and with* Central Ok. Co.
Agent for Steel Flumes.
KELOWNA '      ' Phoned    *
Plans and Specifications Prepared
and estimates given for publicBuild-
ings,Tov/n and Country Residences
PHONE No. 93
News of the Valley.
A large meeting of Fruit Growers was held at Keremeos l$st
week, under the auspices of the
British Columbia Fruit Grower's
Association. Nearly all the fruit
growers inthe district were present.
Hedly is busy preparing for a
great show to be held on Labor
Day, Sept. 6th, and horse races
and atheletic sports are to be in
dulged in. The prizes will amount
to over $1,500. A ball will be
given in the evening under the
auspices of the Miners' Union.
The Summerland College is to
have a ladies' building erected at
a cost of nearly $15,000. The
plans of the new building are
prepared and the work will be
begun at once. It is proposed to
forge ahead the building so as to
have it ready for occupation in the
new year.
Fire, Life; andf Accident
Money to Loan.
Bin. 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, comer
. of Water Street and Eli Ave.
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News ofthe Prairie
The crop reports are very optimistic; as set forth by the Canadian Northern Railway Co. Barley
is now nearly through cutting, and
Southern Manitoba wheat will start
cutting next week. The crop outlook is fine.
Trouble is being caused on the
prairie by a smooth tongued
gentleman who visits farmers
stating he is sent out. to examine
stock for the foot and mouth
disease. 'He invariably likes to
receive a good meal and one or
two dollars as his fee, and it is not
until the farmer has lost sight of
his man that he finds he has been
duped by an unscrupulous person.
Owing to the great crops that
are expected, farmers are being
warned throughout the prairie
provinces to be sure they have
enough binder twine. After the
season starts, the price of twine is
likely to advance, as the supply is
not considered adequate enough
for the demand.
Potato bugs are in evidence in
the crops of a farmer by name of
Smith, who lives at Manor, Sask.
It is considered that a censure
should be placed on the crop
at once.
According to the Fillmore Press,
James) Bailey who lives four miles
west of that town, will start cutting
wheat on the 16th of this month.
The report states that a week ago
the ears were well formed and
filled out, and were rapidly approaching the dough stage.
A man named James Workman
arrived .at Woolsey, Sask., last
week, via the Woolsey-Reston line,
suffering terribly from delirium
tremens. He was locked up in
the police cell and a search was
made for a doctor, but they were
all away either in the country or
else on professional visits elsewhere. The man consequently
died of alcoholic poisoning, and
the verdict exhonorated the constable in charge from all blame in
connection with the matter.
Wheat is now selling at a dollar
a bushel. .
Crops at Indian Head are looking
nice. The heavy rains of the
first part of last week have not
more rain till harvest, and being
spared hail and frost the crop
will be abundant.
St. Michael and All Angels' Church.
Holy Communion, first and third Sundays in the
month nt 8 a.m.; second and fourth Sundays, after
Morning Prayer.
Litany on the first and third Sundays.
Morning Prayer at 11   o'clock -,   Evening Prayer at
REV. THOS. GREENE. B. A., Rector.
Knox Presbyterian Church, Kelowna'
Morning Services at II a.m.ieveningserviceset7:30
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 1 p.m.
REV. A. W. K. HERDMAN, Pastor.
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. S. I. THOMPSON. Pastor.
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.
IV. C. T. U. Notes.
Conducted by the Ladies of the Kelowna branch
The First Drink
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For Fall Planting
BULBS -from the best Euro-
, pean land Japan growlers
"Home grown fruit and ornamental
treea—grown on upland soil without
irrigation, in the only part of the
American' continent   hot'infested
with the San Jose scale.
^Qard-m,, Field, and > Flower Seeds,
a tested stock from the best growers
in the world.
Wire Fencing and Gates
Spray Pumps,' FertilizereVBee Sup.
es, Cut Flowers,, Spraying Materials, etc.
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3010/ WeB.mino.er Rd.
Of Arasab f aram? •'•.South Vancoaosr
Sintaluta held her fifth annual
exhibition last week and although
the weather could not be considered favourable the exhibition was a
decided success. The. entries in
all classes were the largest for
years and no less than, 135 horses
were entered. A play entitled
"Caste" filled the evening, and
everything went off without a
. Father (who is always trying  to teach
his son how to act when at  the  table);
''Well, John, you see, when I have finished sating I always leave the table."
John—"Yes, sir, and that is about all you
do leave."
The sailing schedule of the S. S. Okanagan during the summer months is as follows.
Reed up
Daily Except Sundays
Okanagan Landing
Okanagan Centre
Short's Point
Read down
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We are told "there is no moral
wrong in a glass of beer per-se."
What is per-se?
Per-se is, by itself.
A horse loose in a pasture is
per-se. When you bridle, saddle,
and mount him he relates to something, and is not per-se.
There is no moral wrong in a
glass of beer per-se. That is, there
is no moral wrong in a glass of
beer by itself. But when a man
swallows the beer it is not per-se
any longer.
Then it goes to join the procession of drinks and becomes ac-
cesory to the sin of drunkness.
I would like to show the boys
the relation of the first drink to the
sin of drunkenness.
You will agree with me when 1
say drunkenness is a sin.
Now, if "it takes six drinks of
liquor to make a man drunk, where
does the sin come in ? Is the first,
second, third, fourth, fifth innocent,
and the sixth alone guilty ? Does
the sixth bear all the sin ?
Some one says, no, it begins with
four; another says three.
Suppose an incline plane running
from this platlorm to a fearful precipice, over which, if a boy falls,
he is dashed to death.
Suppose I stand at this end of
the incline, a man at the other,
and four between at equal distances representing the six  drinks.
Suppose" I say to a boy, "Come
here and take a slide," and you
know the temptation to coast ia
great with a boy.
The boy says, "Isn't there danger
down yonder, at the other end ?"
Yes! but get off before you get
there," and I give him a shove. He
reaches the second; he gives another shove, and he goes faster.
When he reaches the third he
says: "Sir, is there danger ahead ?"
"Yes, but get off before you get
there," and  another shove sends
the boy on his downward course.
by another shove.
When he nears the fifth he cries
out: "Sir, is that a precipice yon-
er ?
"Yes, but get off if you can,
says the fifth, as he sends him on -
with another shove. In an instant
the sixth seizes the boy and hurls
him over to his death.
Is the sixth man a murderer and
the others innocent?
Where did the danger begin ?
With the first shove.
So on the incline plane to the
sin of drunkenness, the sin commences with the first drink. "Abstain from every appearance of
evil"; to drink is not to abstain.
Boys, let your motto be, ^'Moderation in regard to things useful
and right, total abstinence in re-,
gard to things hurtful and wrong."
—Geo. W. Bain.
Haoe You a Boy to Spare ?
Bar-rooms cannot be run without
boys. Have you one to spare?
You well know that the bar manufactures drunkards,and that drunk-
aids die, and in order to keep the
business going a fresh supply of
boys is continuously required.
Local Option puts a stop to ttys
fearful sacrifice of boys. Vote
Local Option and save somebody's
eak and Onions
Ham Loiaf      Bra#ri
Turkey Beef   Chicken
U and 2 lb. Tins
Potted Ox Tongue and Chicken
A Boon to the Housewife
For Ironing
Gives the Linen a
like Glass
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Disgusted Diner—"You ought  not to
have killed this fowl."    Reaturant Prop-
Jjrietor —"Why,   sir?"       Disgusted,Diner
<- 6:0^-You've robbed it of an old age pension!
We have still got a tew bargains in
Give us a trial in
We have.a leader at 25 c. per lb.
Flavor and Aroma
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Provincial and General News
There should be a bottle
of Hydrogen Peroxide in
every house. "Peroxide,"
as it is called for short,
is coming into universal
use as a germicide, antiseptic, and purifier.
It destroys all impur-
itics, is invaluable as an
application to wounds, is
,the most efficient mouth,
wash, as it destroys all
bacteria and purifies the
breath, saves teeth, cures"
sore/ throat, and is a
family medicine chest in
itself. ' '
C.P.R. Hotel for Kootenai)
The C.P.R. have signified their intention
to build a tourist hotel at the Kootenay
Lake, and to do all in their power to advertise the town of Nelson. Mr. Peters,
assistant to the second vice-president, who
has been in the district for some few days
has • signified the intention-, before ■■ the
Board of Trade, and the-whole project is
looked upon as very favourable by the
people in the Kootenay district. The
question of settlers rates, and the improvement of the line service between Letb-
bridge and Kootenay Landing is to. be
taken up at once, and dealt with by the
proper officials.
Grasshoppers Damaging Crop
A plague of grasshoppers is experienced j
in Quebec, and mu€h damage is being
done by them. In many s cases the farmers have had to cut their wheat in a
green condition, owing to the great damage
being done. The pastures have also
suffered, many farmers being obliged ' to
market-their cattle because the fields have
been stripped bare by these pests.
P. & Willits & Co.
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Wholesale and Retail
Cattle, Sheep and Horse
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Granary Shifted by Rain and Wind
i A severe wind and rain storm passed
over Elgin, Manitoba, last week, doing
some damage to crops. A' huge granary
was shifted 8 feet from its' foundations,
and in ■ a telephone camp havoc reigned
supreme. The tents were all blown down
and scattered, while a couple of men were
badly wounded by the caboose falling
over on top of them. The area damaged
is very small, only affecting one or two
individuals, but the storm was felt by
many to be very severe.
Who Does Hecate Straight Belong
Despatches from Washington indicate
in part the nature of Canada's claim to
territorial jurisdiction over Hecate Strait,
which the Americans describe as "admittedly the finest known halibut fishing
ground in the world." It appears that the
Canadian contention is that in principle
the Alaskan Boundary award gave Great
Britain jurisdiction over all waters south .of,,
Dixon Entrance. In addition it is said that
the Canadian Government invites the attention of His Majesty's Government, to
whom the despatch is addressed, to' the
tacit admission by the United States of
British sovereignty .-over jhese waters in
asking a few months ago for permission to
lay a cable to Alaska through the Strait.
Trapped by Marked Bills
Edward Hawkins was rooming with
William May at a Vancouver hotel, and
May was often loosing money during the
night. He consequently informed the
police of his periodical losses, and a
scheme was devised for finding out who
was responsible for the theft. One day
last week Hawkins went to bed with May,
and during the night purloined eight
dollars in bills, little suspecting them to be
marked ones, ready for his arrest the following morning. He however found out
his mistake when trying to change the
bills and was promptly placed in the
hands of the police. At the station he
pleaded suilty to the charge of stealing on
that night, but denied having done so before. Hawkins holds a reputation however that will not be looked on very favourably by the/police, for he is only just
out of jail, having served a term for the
theft of cheques.
Shoemaker Poisoned by "Opium
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Ladies' and
:: Gents* Tailors
Repairing and Pressing
prompdy attended to.,
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Boat- Builder
Launches, Sail Boats
Skiffs, Canoes and Scows
Roto Boats and Ganoes
for hire.
The City Shoeing Shop
' Horse-shoeing a Specialty *
Leoel Crossings
The Railway Commission has called
upon the railway companies to furnish a
return of all accidents at railway crossings
since January 1900. After this test has
been received orders will go forth as to
which crossings are to be protected at the
expense of the railways.
Vancouoer Bank Held Up
Manager .Logan of the Bridge Street
branch of the Royal Bank, was held up
last Saturday, • as he and a clerk were
going over the books. One. of the robbers
a tall man with ' a red handkerchief tied
over his eyes by way of a mask was very
agitated, and when given over the money
demanded, fled in such haste that he threw
a string of bills behind him. The amount
lost was $250, and^so far no clue to the
whereabouts of ,the robbers hps been
found. ^
Nearly Burned at the Stake
—r-t-montreal- some—boys ~were~pjaying
"Indian," and had bound a companion to
a stake, and set fire all round. The fire
however caught the child's clothes, and
terribly burned the boy. Help only arrived in the nick of time, otherwise the
child would have been bumed to death.
Caught After Seoen Months
Some men have been breaking into cars,
and stealing goods for some time past, and
it was not until the other day that the dil-
inquents were found out and arrested.
Three men calling themselves David
Lambert, Charles Hunter and Chas Cow-
dell were caught in the act, and the arrest
caused some commotion at Brandon,' aa
the'men were fairly well known in the
locality. The thefts have been going on
for about seven months', and thousands of
dollars worth of goods have been stolen..
A strange case of poisoning occurred at
Port Guichon, near Ladner, last week, as
the result of which Alexander Smith, a
well-known resident in the district is dead.
A post-mortem examination shows signs
of opium poisoning and it was decided to
investigate the case more fully. When a
full analysis has been taken a verdict
will be arrived at. The body was found
in an old disused barn and the local doctor was at once summoned, and stated
that the analysis would have to be undertaken at Vancouver. Deceased who was
a Canadian about 40 years of age, was
well known and respected around Chilliwack and Delta. He is not married, and
as far as is known has no relatives in this
part of the country.
/ Bisley Team'Returns'*   .
The Bisley team returned to Montreal
by the Allan Liner, Tunisian, last Friday,
and received a civic welcome on landing.
The town was decorated with bunting and
flags, and several military bands were in
attendance. The day was recognized as a
holiday and great crowds were pre.ent to
welcome the team home. The mayor
and officers gave short addresses and
welcomes to'them, and the freedom of
the city was conferred.
Stop a moment and consider how low.
our rates are, and then ,call or phone us
the extra amount you want added.  .   ,
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We represent only strong companies:
Liverpool and London, ^nd 7Globe,
Phoenix, British America, Westchester,
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Salmon Coming Slow But Sure
The Salmon have not made their' appearance in big numbers yet, and many,
are confident'that before .'long the rivers
will be giving a better yield.; The question
however is still one of trouble and importance to. the fishermen, although the
canneries have shown no alarm. The
general opinion is that the date the fisheries close should be extended, as the
fishermen are expecting a very poor
season. The canneries however do not
agree to this plan at present,- believing
that when the rush does come the factories will get all they can handle.
Lost In Woods for a Week
George Horrigan arrived at Port Arthur
last week after having been lost in the
brush for over six days. Since the discovery of his absence hundreds have been
looking for him. He however knew the
general direction, and made towards Lake
Superior, in the hope that he would be
able to hail a boat, here he lived for some
days on berries.' He eventually hailed the
steam tug Picket, from the hills of Thunder Cape, and was conveyed back to Port
Central Okanagan Land & Orchard Co.
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, It has been decided that the Prince Rupert boosters club will visit the Seattle fair
on Prince Rupert day, and have chartered
a boat to carry them to their destination.
No less than 250 have signified their intention to be present, and will do all in
their power to boost their own town on
that day.
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
bulletin on "How to Spray and
.When to Spray Fruit Trees" which
may interest you much.
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D. W. Crowley Co.
Bell_Due Hotel
Rates, two dollars per day.
Beautiful situation on the lake
front, close to the new wharf.
Fishing, shooting and boating,
and 'tennis.
Gilbert Hassell, Prop.
Wholesale & Retail Butchers
Goods delivered to any part * of
the City
give our prompt attention
to mail orders
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Barber Shop
Bernard Ave.
Hair-cutting.Shavirtg orShampoo
ing. Facial Massage aSpecialty
Everything disinfected.
,'  - . Proprietors
Miss P. Louise Adams
Scholarship graduate in piano
and Teacher's Course of "•-Toronto, Conservatory of Music,
late Teacher in Westminster
College, Toronto.
Pupils prepared for examinations for Toronto Conservatory
of Music.
Successor to Miss Edith L. Smith
Temporary Address:
Lake View Hotel
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W. T. Stead Tells of His Ghastly Experiments With Camera.
In the January issue of "The Fortnightly Review" Mr. T. W Stead
writes an article under the title "Do
the Dea<i Retifrnr "I have the gift
of autoiiidtie handwriting," he declares, and he justifies this assertion
by relating the following anecdote
"A lady friend of mine, who can write
with my hand at any distance with
even more freedom than she can write
with her own, had been spending thi*
week-end at Haslemere. Late on Monday afternoon I wished to know if she
had left the country, and, placing my
pen on the paper, I mentally asked
if she had returned to London. My
hand wrote as follows :.•■'_ am sorry
to tell you I have had n very painful
experience, of which I am almost
ashamed to speak. ■ I left Haslemere
at 2.27 p.m. in a second-class carriage, in which there were two ladies
and one gentleman. When the train
stopped at Godalming the ladies got
out, and I was left alone with tho
man. After the train started he left
his sent and came close to me. I
was alarmed, and repelled him. He
tried to kiss me. I seized his umbrella and struck him, but it broke, aivi
I was beginning to fear that he '.would
master me, when the train .began to
slow up before arriving at Guildford
station. He got frightened, let go of
me, and before the train reached the
platform he had jumped;out and ran.
away. I have the umbrella.7 I. sent
my secretary up with a note,- saying
merely _ was very sorry to:hear what
had happened, and added, 'Be sure
and bring the man's umbrella on
Wednesday.' She wrote in reply:.'!
am very sorry you know anything
about it. I had made up my mind
to tell nobody. I will bring the
broken umbrella, but it was my um-
braila, n«t hk.'"
tlH Mbwfaw_*efy f_rn__Ma  aiynn-
forty o< tpiriX phoUgrapfas, Mr.
Erk*d -kites *«t he ones paid a viirt
to a photographer whose mediumship
enables him to photograph the Invisibles: "I had haidly taken mv
seat before the old man said, 'I had
a great fright the- other day. An old
Boer came into the studio carrying a
gun. He fairly frightened me, so I
said to him, "Go away; I don't like
guns." And he went away. Now
he's back again He came in with
you. Hp has not pot his gun now.
and he does not look so fierce. Shall
we let him stay?' 'By all means," I
replied. 'Do you think you could
get his photograph ?' 'T don't know,'
said the old man; 'I can try.'' So I
sat down in front of the camera, and
an exposure wa« duly made. Before
the plate was removed I asked tlie
photographer: 'You spoke to the old
Boer the other dnv. Could you speak
to him again?' 'Yes.' he said; 'he's
still there behind vou.' 'Ask him
what his name is!' The photographer
appeared to put a mental question
and to listen for n reply. Then he
said: 'He says his name is Piet
Botha.* -'."•- a
"When he developed the plate there
was seen stnndire behind me a hirsute, tall, stnlumt man, who might
have been a Boer or a Moujik. When
Gen. Botha came to London T sent
the photograph to him by Mr. Fischer, who wns Prime Minister of the
old Orange Free State. Next day Mr.
Wessels, another Fre« State delegate,
came to see me. 'Where did you get
that photograph?' he asked, 'the
photograph you gave to Mr. Fischer?*
I told him exactly how it had come.
'Why,' said he, 'that man was a near
relative of mine. I have got his portrait hanging up in my house at
home.' 'Really,' I said. 'Is he dead?'
'He was the first Boer commandant
killed - in the siege of Kimberley.'
'And what was his name?' 'Pietrua
Johannes Botha,' he replied, 'but we
always called him Piet Botha for
short. I still have the portrait in my
possession.'" Mr. Stead adds that
no one in England, so far as he was
able to ascertain, knew of the existence of Piet Botha.
Social and Personal
J. N. Robertson and family 'of
Naramata, were visitors in town
last Saturday, arriving on the
houseboat, "Lily of the Valley," in
tow of the "Naramata."
Mrs. S. Sproule paid a visit to
Gellatl} 's last Saturday, in company
with Mrs. R. J. Sproule.
J. Bouch who has been- in Vancouver with reference to his eyes,
returned last Saturday, and is very
satisfied with the treatment he has
received at the hands of Vancouver
Town and Country News.-
R. B. Kerr  left
Southern points.
last  Friday  for
U. S. Grant, of Yellow Grass,
Saskatchewan, was a visitor in town
this week, arriving on Saturday. *
Messrs. F. and N. Murray were
arrivals from England last Thursday, staying at the Lake View.
Bishop F. DuMoulin. left last Friday for Vernon, where he
preached last Sunday, afterwaids
leaving for the Coast.
Messrs. Neil and Len. McMillan
left last Saturday for Vancouver,
where they will make their future
F. R. E. DeHart paid a visit to
Campbell's orchard across the lake,
in order to obtain some specimens
of ripe apricots for exhibition at
the Seattle Fair.
Mr. and Mrs. A. G. Hepinstall
of Vernon are visiting at the home
of Capt. Knight.
Gustave Obest and Henry Greening were visitors from Woolsey,
Saskatchewan, last week end.
The young people of the Methodist Church were entertained by
Mrs. Thompson last week, and report a very enjoyable evening
The band stand has been painted and fitted up with electric light
during the week, in order to get all
ready for the regatta. The pa^k
has also been supplied - with /red,
white and blue incandescent, electric lights, running alternatively
along the promenade. -   -
The Lily of the Valley, a houseboat belonging to J. M. Robinson,
towed into position here last Saturday, enroute for the Landing.
It will return in t$*ne for the Regatta to be held on Wednesday
and Thursday.
Miss Eva Copeland spent a
days in Penticton last week.
Mrs. - Bates and daughter, of
Souris, Manitoba, are visiting at
I. Mawhinney's this week.
"Buns" of Winchester.
Amongst Parliamentary nicknames
this is one of the most curious. Tt
was bestowed upon Sir Frederick Banbury.—who—recently— celebrated—his
fifty-eighth birthday, when he was
at Winchester. At school he won as
much distinction at football as he has
since done in tiie House of Commons
on account of his clever, though
lengthy, speeches. He is the champion talkist of the House, and can
speak on any subject at any time and
at any length. Nevertheless, he is
popular, even with Sir Carne Rasch,
the avowed enemy ol long speeches.
For Sir Frederick possesses a geniality which attracts.many friends. By
one of the pleasantries oi nature he
is as little like the popular conception of him as could possibly be imagined, being perfectly groomed,
bright-eyed and bright-colored, and
favored with a most friendly smile.
British Millionaires In the Making.
That America has no monopoly of
the romances of commerce is proved
by. the career of the late Mr. George
Singer,,who has just died at Coventry,
England, and who, starting as a mechanic, amassed one of the greatest
fortunes ever made in the cycle industry. Sir William Arrol, whose career has been still more romantic,
began his working life, as a child of
nine, in a cotton-mill; Sir Christopher
Furneos's fortune was cradled behind
a grocer's counter. The late Sir John
Leng's start was as an ill-paid reporter; and at nine years of age'Sir
Thomas J. Lipton is proud to recall
that he was able to add a weekly half-
crown to the poor family purse by errand-boy's work in Glasgow.
Careless Clerks Pardoned
, Two officials'of the Nottingham Cor-
•pdrution who, went into a saloon to
play a game of billiards lost some
Corporation bonds to the value of
$80,000, which tBey should have post,
ed. These were found in the street
by a,man who burnt.them »b ^osto
Staper.   The clerks have now' been re.
nstatod in oOlco by the Qnunce' coin
mitUe.    •"    , .-, .   "   <
Mr. Kenner, father-in-law of the
Rev. Thompson, • preached in- the
Presbyterian church last Sunday.
Mrs. and Miss Coy, who have
been visiting Mr. and Mrs. R. A.
Copeland, left last Saturday for
Penticton.   ,
%Mrs. S. Barber was taken
seriously sick last week, reports show that she is now progressing favourably.
Ada Muriel.the infant daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. S. C. King, was baptised in the Methodist church last
Sunday. The Rev. Thompson
officiating. ,
The' Misses Cadman of High
Blough, near Portage la Prairie, are
staying with Mr. and Mrs. Dilworth.
" The Misses Stevens of Indian
Head, are visiting at James Harvey's
this week.
J. T. McLellan arrived last Monday on a visit to his son, Mr. A.
; J. Powell and family arrived last
week from Sussex, England, and
are staying with J. Brown, of Aysgarth Ranch.
The Rev. and Mrs. John Kenner,
Thompson at the parsonage, left
last Tuesday for their home at
Mitchell, Onario.
H. W. Raymer returned from
the coast last Friday.
Dr. Mathison, dentist, will be
in Summerland until about the
second week.in August.
In order to,publish a full account
of the Regatta, our issue this week
has been delayed a day. It, will,
however, resume its usual day of
publication next week'
It has been proposed to cut a
straight road from the K. L. O. road
across to Fox's ranch. ' Tbe work
will start-in the fall, and will cut off
quite a few bends, making the distance to the K. L., O. ranch and
South Okanagan shorter by about
a quarter of a mile.
Several loads of Red Astrachans
have been coming in to town this
week, and although not the same
deep red colour as in previous
years, prove. remarkably good
Long distance swimming seems
to be the order of the day. Last
Sunday afternoon, J. Wilson made
a trial trip across to ^ Aviss* boat-
house from the cubicles, a distance
of about half a mile, while H. Water-
house" swam the whole journey
there and back in a little less than
three quarters of an hour.
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F. R. E. DeHart landed a merry
party, of young people over here
last Saturday night from Manhattan
Beach. , Grace Darling, as its name
signfies, is a patriotic boat, even
more" so. when the strains'of-" The
Maple Leaf for Ever," float from it
across the lake.
The Aquatic building has^ now
been opened, and will serve as a
kind of_summer club. The promoters are to be congratulated on
their achievement, and the project
will 'find favour in the eyes of the
aquatic public who seem to be very
numerous around this part.
' The band-gave their usual concert in the park last Friday and are
progressing admirably. Taking in
to consideration the short space of
time the members'have been practising, great credit is due-' to them
and to Mr. Robertson who has had
the work of tuition in hand.
Ripe apricots arrived from Campbells' ranch last Saturday. The
boys hate to be the first on the
market with their'fruit every-time,
but when it' is falling * off the
trees for want of picking, what is
to_be_done ? -  .   - .
The   choir-   of   the " Methodist
Church   has   certainly   shown   "a,
marked improvement lately, under,
the   leadership   of   Miss "Louise,
Adams.    Mi,§8 Adams, is organist
at  the  church,  and "her; faithful'
rendering of the church* music nas?jj
done much to aid the choir.        '
The'calendar of the  Columbian,;
Methodist-College  at New Westminster has been received, .and indicates   a   splendid   program , of '
studies for. the coming yea'r.^Many i
Kelowna  students  have signified
their•'-intention  of  attending  this'
year.   . - '
Mr. Jones has received a letter
from Mr. Adams  traveller for the
Central Okanagan Land Co., dated
the'sixth of'August,   in "which 7 he
states  that  snow > and   hail have
been   falling' in  Calgary  and the
south. J The crops in  the district
have been- nearly  ruined owing to
the i frosts  and   hail. \ Some  time
ago the^ prospects were brighter ■
than.the last few -previous ;years,
and the sudden turn inthe weather'
has dashed all hopes to the ground.
Sympathy has been extended with \
the 'farmers" throught  me  whole"'
area affected. (   ' [ , '. •    - ^,'
The public schools will open on
August 23rd instead of the* 16th as
was originally .agreed upon.,,;     >  .
A burgalry was committed last
Saturday in the Pool Room','a sum
of"$ 13.60 being taken,fromthe till.
It appears the door at the.rear .of''
the premises was, through!an over-'
sight, left unlocked, and  the ^thief -'
found his admittance through-that "
medium.   ' ,      ""',_ "
An amusing scene was witnessed -
at the close of the council meeting '
last Monday.    The city clerk informed the members that a burg- *"
airy „was going on in  Crawiofd's,'
store and that Mr. Millie was trying,
to "locate the police;.  The council,'
decided that they' would ^g'o <and"
beard the lion in his den-, and one
by one they filed out to the scene.
of action." Mr..Samson soon arrived and "shone his lantern into the ~
store,  and . failing   to - locate  the".
culprit forced, an entance.. All he ;
found was that a- few' books hadr
fallen'off a? rack; and had  caused ^
some alarm to--.passers'by,  who -,
deemed it necessary tbr phone /for?
police help,,and,watch the premises A
As soonasthe "truth -JWas  known ^
the   would/be'burglar   hunters*
wended their way home, sorry at ■".,•"
not having had a little sport.
The -members of the - Epworth
League of the Methodist Church
intend having'an excursion on the
lake on Monday evening - August
16th. - Accomodation has been
made for a large number. All
those .wishing to go should leave
their names with the president,
Mr. J. W. Jones.
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Apple Show
tules   and
Regulations   Just
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] The first bulletin ofthe Spokane National
Lpple Show has just been issued, and by
| we are informed that" the show will be
I eater in all respects-than that j held last
ear.     The'' competition,  it is  expected,
til be very keen, and no doubt many of
lie fruit districts in the State's will try their
pat to put the Okanagan in  the  shade.
=<rertheless, we shall be intent on giving
[em a good run for their money.
{All over the valley the interest this>ear
|11 naturally be very great, and possibly
elowna as well as Vernon will send ex-
(bite.   The Vernon  Board  of Trade are
psy making arrangements for the collec-
on of fruit, and possibly during the next
eek our  own preliminary arrangements
[ill   be i started.   The     date has     been
Ranged and will be from November 15th
i 20th instead of from December 6th to
Ith as was announced in the early spring.
she change is the result of several growers
|eing of the opinion that their fruit can be
etter shipped during November,  and the
grangement is finding general favor.
The rules of the  Pomological  Society
! govern all  commercial exhibits   This
bciety holds a'name for  having   the best
id,fairest rules, and their plan for scoring
chibits is the best standard ever set forward.
The trustees of the show have  decided
' makelhe exposition fair for all countries
like and no precedence is to  be given to
i various home states, all are to fare and
bare the came.
The area covered last year(64,000 square
bet) proved too small, and it is  estimated
W   about 60,000   square   feet   will   be
equired for the exhibits  this year:'- The
chibits that take up the most room are of
Ibursethe carload   lots,  and quite a, few
fxtra lots  are,expected  this year.   The
1 is to be  a mixture of tan   bark and
avel. *
'There is no charge for entering exhibits,
t exhibitors are requested to purchase a
on ticket should they desire  to attend,
vhich* admits   them  at  any  time.   The
eason for this is that so many people send
i a small inferior exhibit just for the sake
of getting their admittance price reduced.
There + will   be no   restrictions   to  the
prizes this year.   Some dissatisfaction was
elt last year owing to the .fact   that .-the
j.    ." m        *-f i^ >. .  t        - f. *      ..
restrictions  set   upon, certain   classes  of
Exhibits' made' it   impossible   for   some
{districts to compete/ The only, complaint
Hade was on the prizes given in the com-
unercial classes, and   as   the -commercial
Apple i«~ the "great* feature-of the show
< directors will allow, no .restrictions this
■year.. - No distinction is to be made between
irrigated and non-irrigated lands.
A land prized. $400 will be awarded
' the best setof photographs of irrigated
uit orchards and" fruit trees."' The prize
Us donated by-the Washington ^Irrigation
(Co., of Seattle and will be' open to .both
lamateuH and professionals. Other photo-'
[graphic prizes will be ''announced in the
[next bulletin issued. ,r _
{The decision of the judges in > every case
ill be binding, and no .protests will be
Imade. The work of handing over the
[protest to the executive committe has never
proved/' satisfactory, and,as-the judges
[engaged are men who; have ai life long
[experience in fruit, and are -disinterested,
lit was deemed advisable to receive no
The following ore therules and regulations'governing the show and the exhibits:
Over 35.000 in prizes will be given and
[the following rules must be strictly adhered
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All exhibits for the National Apple Show
imay be-consignedfio-the-secretary,—but
transportation charges must be paid in
{advance, and in no case will such exhibits
se brought into the buildings and placed
^n exhibition except by order of and -at
lie expense and risk'of the owner, or - his
authorized agent.' Exhibits sent should be
plainly''billed to, .."National-Apple Show,
|nc. Spokane, .Wash."
, Competition is open to the world, unless
otherwise provided in special classes.   .
Agricultural experimental stations may
enter, but not in competition for prizes. -
In the event of conflict of general and
Special rules, the latter will govern.
AU applications for entries must be made
|on printed forms which may be- obtained
ree by addrestinsr the secretary, or calling
at his office, 216 Hutton Building, Spokane,
No' entrance fee - will be charged, but
feachtexhibitor entering for premiums will
Jbe required  to purchase an   exhibitor's
{ticket, costing $1.00, at the time of making
ntry.   These tickets are not transferable,-
but good for admissions to the grounds at
fall times during the show.   Parties taking
out an exhibitor's ticket may  file applica-
ion for entries in any   or all classes and
[make addi-onaLentries until time arrives
[for dosing of same.
A proper entry of all articles to be <;x-
[hibitfld, for premiums or display, must,be
[made with   the   secretary   before   being
placed in  the buildings.    Tags showing
Jasa and division numbers for which  en«
ies are>made, will be furnished.   '
All entries must be filed, in person or
1 letter, with the secretary or his assist-
ots.. Date for doting, of entries will be
»Sa.u_d(r*,Nqy*mb«_ 13th, 1909., ,	
All exhibits s must be in * place by 9
o'clock on Monday, November 15th, f909,
with entry cards attached, except as otherwise provided for.
Entries sent by express and bearing date
on shipping bill not later than the closing
date for same, will be accepted, if received
not later than twenty-four hours thereafter. Entries should be sent in early to
insure their being received in time.
' Exhibits may be shipped in care of the
secretary, (but in no case will such ship,
ment be received or placed on exhibition
unless charges are prepaid),- who will see
to the proper placing of same if so directed in writing.
Exhibitors must see to the delivery of
their exhibits to the superintendent of the
proper department, and if so ordered, to
the placing of them in position under his
The management will in no case provide free transportation of exhibits, or be
subject to any expense in their delivery to
the buildings.
No exhibitor shall be allowed to make
more than one entry in each number of
any class.
Unless especially excepted, exhibitors
must in all cases be the bona fide growers
(or their agents by written permission) of
exhibits entered by them,
No exhibit shall be allowed to compete
for more than one premium, nor shall be
entered in more than one class, except as
specially-provided for and announced jn
the premium list.
No exhibit shall be removed before the
close of the exhibition, without the written
permission of the superintendent in charge
of.the department in which the article is
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All packages must have a full address
of exhibitor on package or box, also kind
or kinds of fruit contained therein, as different varieties require different tempeia-
ture in cold storage to obtain best results.
Entries must be made for exhibits by
the person having charge of samp, (accompanied with a list of varieties""-! apples),
who may receive the premium money, as
agent for said exhibit. The National
Apple Show will not be liable beyond the
issuance of warrant for such premium.
A plate of fruit must contain five specimens of apples. A box'must contain not
less than 40 pounds, and not more than
62 pounds. A -barrel must contain not
less than two and one-half bushels and
not more than three bushels. A basket
must contain not less than 25 pounds, and
not more than 32 pounds.
' • ' Box Sizes
In all box display contests regulation
size boxes, adopted and endorsed by state
or district horticultural societies from which
the exhibit is sent, shall be .used, v^No
special size box will be admitted in the
box display, contests,, except .as specially
provided for in the contests, "Free for AH"'
(No. I, class 3), and in. the "Package
Special," (No. I, class 9).
The . duplication of varieties .of fruits
competing for individual 'premiums will
not be permitted, except where so stated
in.the premium list.-.   '
Fruits offered for competition must have
been . grown by the individual offering
them, or an agent accredited in writing,
except in country, state, district, .provincial
or society entries. ,
All fruits when showing signs of decay
sufficiently to become unattractive, may be
removed,' and exhibitors should be prepared to replace them with .fresh specimens.
Entry cards, furnished by ■. the management, specifying< the class . and division
number of entry, must, in all cases, be
placed with the exhibit to which it appertains.
The show if nothing else is a good advertising medium, and should the Okanagan again uphold the name she obtained
last year, it will be a means of building up
the district to no mean extent. Last year's
successes have set some of the wise people"
The following article'appeared last week
in the Vancouver Daily Province, under
the heading of "Trek to Okanagan Garden
Fruit Lands."—Vernon and Kelowna will
send fruit exhibits 'to the Spokane fruit
fair to be held in November. At last year's
show in the same city Kelowna captured
the principal awards in competition with
the products of American orchards. The
total winnings of the little community on
Okanagan Lake were fifteen firsts and
two seconds, besides one silver cup and
three medals, in all amounting to $4,423.
Great interest is already being taken
throughout the Okanagan -in the coming
Spokane Fair, according to ' Mr. F. R. E.
DeHart, who is at the Hotel Vancouver.
Mr. DeHart is mayor of Kelowna, and at
his own personal expense collected and
exhibited the various fruits which won so
high a distinction for the garden spot of
British Columbia.
Mr. DeHart is now official collector of
fresh fruit for the Dominion Government
exhibit at the Seattle fair. He has just
completed a tour of the principal fruit
growing centres of the province, including
Victoria, the lower Fraser, the Okanagan
and the Boundary. He will shortly visit
the Nelson district. He has arranged to
have virtually continuous shipments of
fruit to the Canadian exhibit from the
various fruit growing centres. These exhibits are now in evidence in the Canadian
building, and have attracted widespread
attention. His system enables the Dominion officials to have fresh fruit constantly
Consignments are being shipped daily
from nearly every district in British Colum- .
bia. Later varieties of small fruits are
new being received. Peaches and plums
also figure in the display. Mayor DeHart
stated that the display has resulted in
numerous enquiries of visitors respecting
the prices of fruit lands. "He is certain it
will result in an increased influx of fruil
growers from the United States.
The sale of fruit lands in the Okanagan''
this year has surpassed all records, largely
due to the number of new settlers from
the prairie provinces as well as from the
United States. In some respects the movement into the Okanagan from the United
States parallels the trek in the direction of '
Alberta and Saskatchewan. The influx
this season is still in progress and shows-
no signs of abating.
Miss Catharine
Cleveland Davison
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Organizer of Normal Course
of the New England Conservatory of Music, and
of the International School of
Music of Boston, Florence,
and Paris.
Experienced Teacher, Choir,
and Choral Director
Studio over ROYAL BANK,
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Tomato Plants
Cabbage Plants
Bedding Plants
Asparagus Roots
Rose Bushes, etc
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Large   comfortable   rooms
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Terms„veiy reasonable
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thinking, and a success thia year will set'
them moving. It behove* us to put extra
force into our exhibits this year, if we
mean to hold up for our Valley that prosperity and praise that is rightly due  to it.
' The report of the department of agriculture on the fruit crop for July is not so
encouraging as the June report. The
drouth of the early part of the month had
its effect in reducing the crop materially.
However, the,latter-portion of the month
has somewhat revived the hopes of the
growers, and a crop above the average is
looked for.
Apples will be a light to a medium crop
but the winter lines promise to be of
better quality than usual. The pear har
vest will be light with the possible exception of Nova Scotia,-where a full crop is
expected. Plums, peaches, cherries and
grapes will give a medium to full yield.
Tomatoes promise an average crop in Ontario, and medium in British- Columbia,
while a full crop is expected in the maritime provinces. The strawberry harvest
is shortened by dry weather, 'but there is
now being harvested a full crop of other
small fruits.
With the possible exception of aphis or
plant louse, insects have been very good
to fruit growers -this year. The codling
moth has been noticeable and also the
blister mite, but damage has not been
very great. '
In Great Britain, the United States, Germany and France, the apple crop  will be
light to medium, while other U
give medium to full crops.
On Saturday Westbank was
honoured by a visit from Captain "
Gore, the Superintendent of C.P.R.-
Lake and -River'" Steamboats.
Messrs. Davidson, Strang and P.
deLautour, the committee, appointed by the residents . of Westbank
to investigate shipping and postal
grievances, met the Captain and
went'into the question of a daily
boat service. After some discussion Captain Gore promised that
the S.S. Okanagan should ' call
twice a day, at the Westbank pier.
This information was received with
considerable enthusiasm by the
settlers.. Up to date the only way
to go to Kelowna has been by the
Ferry, a long and dusty eight mile
drive for the majority of; the
settlers; or by the Okanagan from
Gellatly's. This latter course'1 the
pepple .were strongly averse' to,
chiefly owing to the approach to
the wharf being private property.
This concession on the part of the
C.P.R. has come late in the season
for those wishing to ship out garden produce and'small fruits, but
wiirbe of considerable advantage
to those using the boat for passenger and shopping purposes.
Schell & Brown
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Plans and Estimates   furnished
All work promptly and
_ carefully   executed   at
reasonable prices.
Address   -    Rutland P.O.
Are extensive growers of all kinds of Fruit Treea." and other Nursery Stock, such as Roses, Shrubs, and Ornamental Tree*, and offer to   '
planters of Orchards, choice trees, true to name.
The most experienced planters realize that young trees grown in
Untano, under somewhat similar conditions a* prevail in the Interior of ■•
this Province, are the best.
., We are prepared to furnish "One year old trees," on a threr year
old root, or a two year old tree on a four year old root, its desired, at        '
prices that will be considered reasonable.
We grow the Duchess Dwarf Pear very extensively, which is being ""**
used as a filler by a good nfany planters. ,
Our Peach, Apple. Pear, cherry and Plum treea are all of first quality well grown, well rooted, and will please the 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
The members of our firm are all practical Nurserymen, with long '
experience, and they are giving their whole time to thia one business,
constantly overseeing every detail of the work of growing, packing,
shipping, etc The fact is, we live among the trees, watching with
zealous care the development of every acre of our vast plantings.
This is a Canadian enterprise of 25 years standing, and our reputation is behind all our dealings, give us your order and you will not regret it.
-  *      , We want a good reliable rian to look after our burineas in Kelowna
and vicinity.
Apply for particulars in rqrard to prices and terms to salesmen to
our British Columbia Branch Office.
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Mr. AIi8ter Cameron of Kelowna
went up by the Okanagan on
Monday after spending the week
end with his two brothers, who.
are camped by the lake on- the
Busherie property. Mr.' Cameron
took a trip on Sunday some miles
back from the lake and was very
much surprised, as all outsiders
are, at the extensive tract of first-
class country round Westbank,
waiting the enterprising settler.
Mr. U. S. Grant, the manager of
the townsite company, was here
last week and made further sales
to new settlers. ■ Mr. Ashford, at
present the guest of Mr. and Mrs.
J. H. Campbell, of Westbank, is one
of the new arrivals.
A petition -is being circulated
by. the Glencoe people to get the
Government to start' construction
on the promised road across
Powers creek into. Westbank and
on to Hall's Landing. "This, when
completed, will Tiring the new and
rapidly rising, settlement of Glencoe
within a few minutes, ride of West-
bank, and give a straight road
'down to the Landing.
Ample water has been, and , still
is available this season, and the
young orchards are looking good.
pit wilrpay yoiirall to keep your eyes open for
some of these bargains
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damaged goods will be put on sale at prices
regardless of cost
Be sure and don't miss giving us; a c$ll,r ar$*4
we can assure you it will be to your best in-
terests to procure some of these, Big Bargains
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Kelowna  Amateur   Regatta
Continued from page I
and Mr. Bouvette taking up the rear. In
the second heat Miss Raymer and R. lnglis
were^first, Miss Thompson and H, Bardekin
being second, The race was decided between the four pairs in the finals, when
MisaM. Raymer and R. lnglis were awarded
first prize, Miss R. Raymer and Hill, second
and Mies and Mr. Bouvette, third'
The closing race of the day was a match
canoe race for crews of four, two entries
only, being made. Harvey's four just beat
the Tramp's four, a good tussle being set
up for supremacy.
In the evening the park and pavilion
were lighted up with the electricity which
had been turned on, and shone forth a
very different.spectacle from which it look-
ed during the day. In place of the flags,
Chinese lanterns decorated the side walk,
which together with the red, white and
blue incandescent lamps supplied by the
city made a very pretty effect. The
aquatic building was one mass of light
from top to bottom. The Vernon Band
was in attendance, giving first quality
music. At about eight o'clock our own
city band occupied the new band stand,
which was formally opened by the mayor,
who switched on the light to the strain of
the national anthem. The new stand looked
a line picture away back in the park, and
the music could be heard to perfection by
all along the side walk. By this time a
dance was in progress at the aquatic
building and couple after couple could be
seen dancing to their hearts content to
music supplied by Professor Shankie and
Mr. Wilkes. It was not until late that the
party broke up, and wended their way
home to enjoy a few hours sleep after
a heavy day's enjoyment.
The second day of the regatta opened
wi.h a cool, calm atmosphere, hardly a
breath of wind blowing, and the lake as
smooth as glass. '■
The first race called off was the Single
Sculls final, Thomas Hill being first, with
Percy Dunn second. H. lnglis retired
from the course near the winning post,
and would have taken second if he had
The high dive for boys under sixteen
was won by Alwyn Weddell, who gave a
good clean display, closely followed by E.
McLellan and W. Fuller.
. The first place in the double sculls final
fell to the Hill Brothers who rowed a good
race ahead of the Agur Brothers second
and Messrs. Hobson and Walker third.
The gasoline launch handicap was a
leading feature of the morning's programme, and the handicapping was shown
by the way the boats came in to be very
fair. Mr. Martin crossed the line first, but
owing to a misunderstanding in  the  start
and the handicapping had to be disqualified. The race fell to Mr. Jones' Dart,
Messrs. Gartrell, Leckie-Ewing and Pigou
filling second, third and fourth places respectively.
The leading feature was the War Canoe
race, four teams turning out for^a straight
mile race. As the crews left the shore for
the starting point a cheer was raised, and
everyone became excited. After a few
minutes a splash was seen at the starting
point and a cry of "they're off," was heard
among the spectators. Gradually Summer-
land and Kelowna drew near, closely followed by Naramata and Peachland, in the
order named, but at the last few yards
our boys put on their best spurt and won
a good and exciting race by about six
Owing to lack of wind the Dinghy Sailing had to be called off.
In the mixed double sculls Miss M. Raymer and R. lnglis took off first prize, Miss
R. Raymer and W. Hill filling second place,
Miss E. Bouvette and A. Bouvette were
The double canoes was won by R. C.
Bennett and H. W. Walker, G. Robinson
and W. J. Nichol being second.
The Ladies' double canoe proved an exciting race with a good'...finish, Misses
Blomfield and Mrs. James and Miss Birks
being second. These two were tied for
first place but afterwards rowed the tie off
with the above result. The Misses Harvey
were third.
The greasy pole as usual gave endless
amusement, the prizes falling to J. Wilson
for ths flag, and Mr. Crawford for costume.
The sixty yards open swimming fell to
A. Edwards, T. Buchanan baing second,
with A. L. Meugins third.
An exhibition of swimming and life
saving of an excellent nature was then
given by Professor Wilkinson and H.
The war canoe race for the Megaw Cup,
and Medals, as well as the Robinson Cup,
and Medals, which was to be decided at
this race, owing to a dead heat with the
Naramata crew at Naramata, was next
pulled off. From the start Kelowna w.as
ahead, and was the first to turn the buoy
on the return journey, closely followed by
Summerland with Naramata in the rear.
A good race was won by over a lenglh
from Summerland,   Peachland being third.
The junior war canoe race was a row
over for Kelowna, no other competitors
being present.
The half-mile swimming was won by
T. Buchanan, about seven yards ahead of
G. Stirling for second place. Six entries
were received. .,
A baseball match in the park resulted
in a tie, owing to the start being so late
the teams were unable to finish the game.
At eight o'clock the Mayoress gave
away the prizes to the winning competitors
as follows.
1. Sailing Handicap. 1st, A. Agur, Summerland, cup; 2nd, J. McNair, Mas k;
3rd, A. Brooks.
2. Single Sculls.    1st, T. Hill, cup.
3. Open' Men's Swimming. 1st, T. Buchanan, set of carvers.
4. Double Sculls. 1st, T. and W. Hill,
hair brushes; 2nd, A. and E. Agur,
fountain pens; 3rd Hobson and Walker,
Tobacco Pouches.
5. Open Gasoline Launch Race. 1st,
Pigou, Okanagan Landing, case of fruit
6. Ladies'Sailing Cup.    1st,  G.  Packer,
cup and Medal, (2nd year); 2nd, J. Mc
Nair, —— ; 3rd, H. Leir, Silver Cig.
arette Case.
7. Boy's Summing, 12 and under. 1st,
Geo. Silver, watch; 2nd Gordon Whyte,
fishing rod; /3rd, A. Raymer, pocket
8. Men's Breast Stroke, 60 yards. 1st,
A. Edward. bras3 gonj on stand; 2nd,
J. F. Burne, silver handle shaving brush;
3rd, T. Buchanan.
9. Ladies' Double Sculls. 1st, Misses
Raymer, irooches; 2nd, Misses Shayler
and Weudell.        •
10. Boy'8 Swimming, under 12. I st, C.
Weddell, fishing rod ; 2nd, H. Morrison,
watch and chain; 3rd, W. Fuller, knife
and fork.
12. Aquatic Derby. 1 st, J. Wilson, . briar
pipe; 2nd, for costume, C. James, briar
13. Open High Dive. 1st, Errington, Summerland, silver tray; 2nd, J. F. Burne,
silver tankard; 3rd, J. Wilson, ash  tray.
14. Mixed Canoes. 1st, Miss. Newby and
J. M. Harvey, pot pourrie and leather
pocket book; 2nd, Miss Given Robinson and W. Nichol, pot pourri and cigar
case; 3rd Miss Frazer and R. Bennett,
leather cases.
15. Mixed Double Sculls. 1st, Miss Raymer and R. Ingli., leather pocket cases;
2nd, Miss R. Raymer and T. Hill, metal
casket; 3rd, Miss and Mr. Bouvette.
16. Match Canoe Race. 1st, Harvey's
18. High Dive, Boy's 16 and under. 1st,
A. Weddell, fishing rod; 2nd, E. Mc-
Lennon, pocket knife; 3rd, W. Fuller,
20. Gasoline Launch Handicap. let,
Jones, acetylene Launch Lamp; 2nd, G.
Gartrell; 3rd, H. Leckie-Ewing.
21. War Canoe race, I mile straight, for
Knowle's Cup and Medals.   I st, Kelowna.
24. Double Canoe. 1 st, Bennett and
Walker ; 2nd, Nichol and A Friend.
25. Junior War Canoe Race. Row .over
for Kelowna team.
26. Ladies' Double Sculls. 1st, Misses
Blomfield, brooches; 2nd, Mrs. James
and Miss Birks, cases of scissors.
27. Greasy Pole. 1st, Crawford for costume,
suitcase; 1st, J. Wilson, for flag, suit
28. Sixty  Yards  Open   Swimming.      1st,
■   A. Edwards, ; 2nd, T. Buchanan, case of brushes.
30. War Canoe Race for Megaw Cup and
Medals, also Robinson Cup and Medals.
Kelowna winning from Summerland by
one length and a quarter.
31. Half-mile Swimming. 1st, T. Buchanan, cup presented by Messrs. Burne,
Hewetson and Mantle; 2nd, G.Stirling,
- ; 3rd, Quaint, carriage clock.   •
Aft_r the prizes were distributed, three
cheers were given for Mrs. DeHart, after
which several rockets and colored lights
were thrown into the air. For a short
space of time the lake was one glow of
color, while the Vernon and Kelowna
bands played some excellent music.
A dance was then started in the Aquatic
building, and lasted well into midnight...
Of the 1909 Series will be held at
Under the Auspices of the Naramata Amateur Athletic and
Aquatic Association
. Rev. S. J. Thompson, pastor,
wilL. preach both morning and
evening next Sunday in the Methodist church. Subjects :. morning,
"The Holy Spirits," "evening, /'Can
the Ethiopian change his skin or
the Leopard his Spots ?" Strangers
cordially welcomed.
Thursday, Aug. 26
Commencing withaBand
Concert from 1.30 to 2
Given by the Summerland Brass
and Reed Band.
The People's Store
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Great Reductions in Summer
Vest, Summer Suits and
Summer Underwear
The great success of the last
regatta has spurred the management to greater efforts, and
everything points to one of the
most exciting and spectacular
events of the season. Arrangements for handling the crowd
are greatly improved, the capacity of the grand stand has
been nearly doubled, and the
arrangements are complete in
every way for providing the
brightest and snappiest five
hours sport ever offered to the
public in the Okanagan. On
the enlarged grandstand there
are 20 boxes, seating 8 persons
each. Box seats, 50c; full
boxes $3. Grand stand seats,
seats, 25c. Those desiring
boxes should file applications
early with Mr. GEORGE
The following is a list of events for which
valuable prizes will be offered
Sailing Race Handicap, Greasy Pole
Men's Double Sculls
War Canoe Race, 15 paddles, for the
Robinson Cup and Medals
Mixed Double Sculls Single Canoe Race
Swimming and Diving
Junior War Canoe Race, 9 paddles
Boys under 20, for the Price Ellison Silver
Medals.       This is the final race
for these Medals
Mixed Double aid Men's Double Canee
Senior War Canoe Race, 9 paddles
For the S. C.   Smith  Lumber  Company's
Silver Medals
Last Tuesday the Rev. Hamiltor.
Wigle, of Winnipeg, gave an interesting lecture on his trip to the
Holy Land. The Methodist
Church was well filled with an attentive audience, _ wbo listened
with great interest to the lecture.
Mr. Wigle's voice was heard to
advantage throughout the building
and he kept his audience in a good
state of humor throughout tbe
evening.. '    _
The lecture which dealt with a
trip through Asia Minor towards
the Holy Land, was brim full of
information and anecdotes, and a
keen sense of humor was placed
by Mr. Wigle in his address.
The lecturer took his audience
on the long trip from start to finish,
carefully pointing out the ways,
means and eccentricities of the inhabitants of the towns visited.
The, lecture which ended about
eleven o'clock, was received with
applause by those who had the
pleasure to be present, and everyone went away with the idea that
they knew more about the Holy
Land, and made themselves a
promise that they would try and
pay a visit to the land which Mr.
Wigle had pictured to them so
Married—At the Cathedral, Victoria, on Tuesday, August 3rd,
Mr. M. Eastman, of Kelowna, to
Miss F. Milligan, daughter of Mr.
J. Milligan, of Victoria.   7
Mrs. E. J. Newson and son, arrived on Wednesday from Vancouver. Mrs. Newson, together
with her husband has large interests in the'Lake View Hotel.
-The electric light plant was
opened last Wednesday evening
by Mrs. DeHart. The Mayor in a
short preliminary address declared
that he had been unsuccessful last
time he turned on the juice, and
that he thought that if he left the
ceremony this time in the hands of
his wife, a letter success would
follow. the building and plant.
The light was then turned on by
the Mayoress amid the- applause
from the many assembled at the
ceremony. "- •
2 Cents per word, first insertion and
1 Cent per word each subsequent
insertion, minimum 25 Cents.
Baseball Match
Kelowna vs. Summerland
For theiPrice Ellison Cup. This promises
to be the most exciting baseball match of
the season. Each club stand with one
game to its credit. The winner of this
match takes Mr. Ellison's beautiful trophy.
LOST—Between Lequime's Store and
Ladies' Club,-a ladies coat and mackintosh. Finder rewarded on returning
same to Record Office. ' 3139
FOR SALE—A good driver, harness and
buggy, cheap. Apply Box 318, Kelowna.
37tf       ,
FOR SALE—Ducks and Geese.      Apply
Box 297, K.lowna, B.C. 37-40
WANTED—Organist for "the English
Church, Kelowna. For particulars Apply, stating qualification to Rev. Thos.
Greene. v 36tf
FOR SALE—No. 9 range with reservoir.
Oak sideboard and secretaire, also drop
head singer machine. Apply Box 3%,
Kelowna. 36tf
FOR SALE—Cheap town lot 50x120 ft.
owner leaving district. ■ Terms arranged.
Address, W. Record Office. 36tf
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You will want a nice Net   Shirt, a Pair of
i.   a .
71 if White) Duck Trousers, a Straw Hat, in fact a
, ^ general outfit for a warm day.   Canvas Shoes
A "? J' i1 < '-'.y:   , ,i   ■■ ■' "■     .7 '■■■'■
in all colors.       Linen Hats in   all   colors
All thiese Summer Goods at Greatly
J    ?     Reduced Prices
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. .miih^r,
'_ rT\' a\ :'--"• 7":"'
Headquarters for the Economical Buyer
Phone 214
Arrangements have been made
for the S.S. Aberdeen to leave
Kelowna at 12-15, calling at
Peachland and Summerland, R e
turning will leave Naramata 8-30
p.m. Excursion Rates, hy
"Aberdeen," Kelotona to Nara
mata, return fare $1.30, from
Peachland to Naramata $1.00,
Children half price.
Souvenir Programmes containing a
sketch of Naramata as a Summer Resort
by A. T. Robinson, M. A., a poem
" Naramata " by Mrs. Anna L. Gillespie,
cuts showing the opening ceremony by
His Honor Dr. G. H. Bulyea and Premier
McBride; also the chief races, start and
finish, in the last regattas, together with
the programme of the three regattas of the
series will be on sale ,at 10 cents each,
WANTED—If you have any,farm land in
Alberta for sale, or Calgary   property,
write J. K. Lee & Co., Crlgary and they
...:ii ..ii :. .„. ...... ■ „. o
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FOR  SALE OR RENT—Three   roomed
house, close in.   Apply C. R. Truster.
FOR SALE—Two pedegreed Berkshire
Sows, also one or two good Milch cows'
Apply R. E. Harris, Kelowna.
Bay Gelding, 4 years old, white stripe
on face, white hind feet, branded "H" on
left shoulder. $10 reward. Wm. Grant,
Okanagan Centre. 29tf
Similkameen District
: . A -
, I, John Carsorso, Kelowna, B.C.. intend
to apply for permission to purchase 320
acres of land, situate in the vicinity of
Kelowna B.C., Similkameen division,
From a post planted at the north-west
corner of'the north-east quarter of section
23, township 29, thence south 40. chains,
thence cast 60 chains, thence north 40
chains, thence west 60 chains, to point of
commencement, and containing 310 acres
more or.Iess.    .
Aug. 4th, )909 Kelowna, B.C.
Agent, Joseph Carsorso
We herewith announce to all
interested, that we have discontinued the use of Tobacco
Leaf grown around Kelowna
for several months past, in the
manufacture of our Cigars.
We'find that' the tobacco delivered- to us by a Tobacco
Co. here is absolutely unfit
for cigar, purposes, the tobacco
being mouldy, and some of it
simply rotten, and it would
spell ruin to any Cigar Manufacturer using the same. _ We
now import our ' Tobaccos
again from the Islands of Cuba
and Sumatra, and 'Kelowna
grown Tobacco will not be
used again in our factory, unless we can supervise the
sweating and packing process .
The Havana Cigar Syndicate Limited
Kelowna, B.C.
Having just finished our Big Discount
Sale we are left with
a lot of Odd Ends in
the following lines,
which we are offering
at Greatly Reduced
Prices to clear.
Remnants     of     Dress
Remnants of Silks
Remnants of Prints and
Ginghams -,..■
Remnants     of     Table
Remnants   ' of     Pillow
Remnants of  Sheetings
Remnants of Flanneletts
Remnants    of "Cottons
and Towellings
Remnants of Cretonnes
Remnants   of  Ribbons
and Embroideries
The Kelotona
■; -■
We can supply first-cl^ss one
arid 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,
of many kinds, Shade Trees,"
Lilacs, Spiraea, etc..     ■■ _<
We would be pleased to have you visit
us and select your specimen*.
Catalogue and Price.List Free., -
A. E. Boyer
Well Sinking and
done by contract
Apply A. GREEN, Box 185
to the Regatta will do
. well to call iii and see
my stock of up-to-date
; Jewelry, • and   if ■ you
happen   to   have, any'
'    repairs to be' attended
to,   now   is the  time.
1 will guarantee  to  execute all work entrusted
to me  promptly   and
efficiently, and at reas-
bnable..price8.   , Come
in   and   look around.
No   trouble.. to   show
^fcoods. ■  .   ,
Bernard Avenue.    '"-'A'
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