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 VOL. II.- NO. 4.
$1.50 Per Annum.
Meeting of City Council.
Dog Taxes Receive Attention -- Financial Statement to be
Ready January 5th • - Control of the City Irrigation'
Water Discussed.
The Council met last Monday to
conduct the business of the city, a
bare quorum, consisting of Mayor
-DeHart, Aldermen- Rowcliffe,* Cox
and Bailey," being present.
1 After the minutes of the previous
v,meeting were adopted the city clerk
read the following /correspondence
. The Couteau Power Co., asking
the council to meet a representative
of the company on December.21 st,
to^consider the construction of a
tramway, ^system through jhe
Okanagan. ,, "_-
r^The mayor considered this letter
x to be of a very important  nature
' and suggested that £ the council
should turn out in full force to the
meeting. It was agreed to meet at
10 o'clock on Tuesday, to .consider
this matter.
A letter from the Dominion
Securities Coeporation, re debentures, and also stating"that in future
their business would be conducted
through'their, Toronto office, was
ordered'tb be filed, as also 'was a
letter from the Brandt Knox & Co.,
" offering investment for the city's
-sinking fund ih Revelstoke Bonds.
' Mr. K. F..Oxley wished the, permission of the" council to place tie
posts outside,, his .premises. J^ie
city', clerk ~A stated that the letter
making the request had-been left
over for1' a meeting and that the
work was  now7cqmpleted. . The
- council agreed to the placing of the
posts"dutside Mr>.Oxley's premises.
" Aid. Cox wishe<jL to know if any
' steps were being taken to have the
lights ,in Ellis Street placed in
,' The mayor informed the council
that the? work-was 'under construction j and}' that, an arc - light
would be ' placed-' at -»J.  Fletcher's
\corner.7 ;Ald. Bailey stated that the
arc light would be placed in position as soon aa it was cleared from
«.     the customs.
k' A report was read from Police
Hidson to the effect that he had
been round collecting taxes and
had had an extra man on collecting^
road taxes/'1 Money to the amount
of $102 had been collected by
Chief Hidson.",, The city clerk
stated .that $54 of this was for dogs,
$J2 for road tax and $31 for the
night constable.
" The council considered that the
dog taxes were not coming in fast
enough,  to which the/ city clerk
. repIied-that_chi_f__Hidspn_Jiad__a
book fulLof, the names of people
who had promised to pay the tax
at a later period. It was considered
that the collecting of the taxes had
been left too long and that some
rule should be made whereby the
tax should be paid at once.
The by-law was looked up in
respect to the enforcing of the
dog tax, it being found that the
dogs not bearing' a tag could be
collected by the pound keeper and
kept for 72 hours.. If called for
the dog would be' -released upon
payment of $1 pound fee and the
expense incurred for feeding.
Aid. Rowcliffe suggested that the
pound keeper be told to collect the
dogs not bearing a tag after 28th
of December,:* and that a notice
should be "placed in the papers, to
that effect. It waB agreed to have
the notices issued and the pound
keeper advised to collect up the
'dogs and destroy or- sell same, if
not claimed within 72 hours.
" Mayor -DeHart stated that he
had seen Mr. Fisher and had asked
him to get the financial statement
out in detail, to which Mr. Fisher
replied that he would. He said it
would be finished on or before the
7th day of January next."
The city clerk reported upon the
light account, and stated that, the
total amount of the light bills sent
out this month were $1,062 of
which about $500 could be written
off for expenses. The water also
had a revenue of about $90. All
light bills had been paid, except
1M03 which was still owing.
The •, following accounts , were
referred to the finance committee,
to be paid if found correct:
Kel. Sawmill Co., carting sawdust'$ 9 P00
P. B. Willits. pencils	
I. S. Chamberlain, water key. ..  .
Can. Fairbanks  Co.,  transformer
"- Packing and
Piston rod	
I 00
126 00
14 38
C&rfetmasi, 1909.
Lj/E  wish  all  our Readers and
Friends the good old wish:
A Merry Christmas, and a Happy
and Prosperous New Year.
Kel. Manufacturing Co., Setting
T. Hidson, expenses for arrest
.  prisoner  .     __  12 60
Labour Account,  planting  bulbs     27 10
Mayor DeHart made reference
to an application having been
made to some cigar makers employed by Mr. L. Holman, for their
road tax, if was mentioned that
these men had not come to. town
until recently and that they did not
consider *his' year's tax was^due.
It was agreed that no steps should
be made ,to collect the', amount. -
Mention was made of the building belonging to Mr. W. Haug
which was' being turned into a
skating-rink for the winter. .  --   .-
Aid. Cox reported that the procedures^ far met with his approval
but-that a strict watch should be
kept on the building sor that alterations should' not be^made that
would make the building unsafe.-
" The city clerk stated that Mr. F.
M. Buckland had requested him"to
draw .the attention of the council
to the fact the irrigation ditch-on
the south side of Glenn Ave., had
been destroyed by the construction
of .a" cement sidewalk/
The_p,aypr replied that,, he,, had
heard that it was'the'intention' of
the residents on(the north' side' of
Glenn Ave. to run the water down
on that side of the street; if 'they
failed to make the change the ditch
would be repaired by the council.
Aid. Cox asked if the .city had
any control over persons taking
sand from the shore of the'lake?
and referred to- some which was
being taken away, from the other
side of the mouth of Mill Creek. It
was considered that sand was always washing up „at that point and
that there was no need to take
steps to stop the' procedure.
Aid. Rowcliffe remarked - upon
the advisability of petitioning for a
private bill for the. purpose of
controlling the irrigation water
within the city limits.
Aid. Bailey said he had been
informed by the Hon. Price Ellison
that the Government is willing to
amend their present water act and
to thereby give the city control of
the water ~ within its, corporate
The meeting then adjourned, to
meet again on Tuesday December
2l8t, at 10 a.m.
Light, Power, and Tramways.
Council -is Asked to Endorse Shuswap Falls Power
Scheme — Tramways For Collecting Produce
to Radiate from Kelowna.
Civic elections are again approaching, and matters of vital interest to the town and district will
have to be considered during the
comming year, and a strong business-like council is of the utmost
importance. Up to the present
very few names have been mentioned, but we understand that D.
W. Sutherland ,is-coming out for
mayor, and J. W. Jones is urged to
stand W the North ward. It is
very necessary that the electors
take a live interest in the selection
of city representatives for 1910.
Black Mountain School.
The following is the Honor List
of the- Black .Mountain school for
the month of December: —
Junior Grades.
> Primary—John Campbell
First—Merriam Woolsey
Second—Minnie Campbell
Intcnnediate Grades.
Junior—Kathleen Campbell
. Advanced—Frank Sproul
Senior Grades. ,   -"-\
Junior—Jimmy Baker   ,- A
.   Advanced—.Gladys-Bird '
Prepared by the able hands of
Mr. Legge-Willis, and supplemented with a strong caste, " Oh Susannah," a farce by Marc Arrlbienr,
was produced at the Opera House
last .Thursday. The audience,
which was only a medium one, but
very enthusiastic were not backward
in showing their appreciation of
the performance, by long and loud
applause at the fall of the curtain.
The scenery, representing doctors
consulting room in Pimlico, was
very well got up, and reflected
great credit on the local scenic
artists. •. **»   '    '
The principal male part, taken
by Mr. Legge-Willis, was a fine
study > and could hot have ~ been
placed in better hands. The professional air which marks' 'his
entrance is noticed gra'dually decreasing as the plot .reveals, until
at the-<Iatter part of the* play he
tries to, pull himself together, only
to find out that his professional air;
will not comeback to him. as long
as he is wearing pajamas. , -"
"""The part ofthe irate lawyer was
.well portrayed by Mr. J. F. Burne,
who worked his part to perfection
and kept the audience in fits of
laughter all the time he was on the
Mr. R. C. Reed took the part of
tKe policeman—or rather page boy
in a free-and-easy manner. He,
however, looked too old for the
part, which served as a drawback,
for.it appeared as though he did
not belong to the play, and only
came on as a stop gap. What he
had to 'do was certainly a first-class
bit of acting, but a few applications
of re-juyenating paint would have
added greatly to the part he had to
portray. Messrs. Lynn Harvey and
T. Bevan. played the, part of the
gushing .admirers .of Mr. Burne's
precious' jewels in a very free
manner, and both did justice to
their k part' The precious jewels
being well acted by Misses Peggy
Harvey and Gertrude-Hudson;	
To come to the first piece of
acting of the evening, the part of
Aurora, taken by Mrs. Legge-Willis
was a masterpiece. Her acting has
always been admired by the people
of Kelowna, but where' admiration
was expressed 'over her recently
achieved, successes, a double dose
of praise was coming to her when
Bhe ended her performance last
Thursday. Foregoing her usually
refined parts she transformed herself into the ordinary common
boarding house slavey and gave a
performance which the usual run
of actresses would find hard to
The part of the Landlady was
vary ably filled by Mrs. D. W.
Crowley, while the. part of Flora,
the doctor's bride, who was married
secretly, and could not make out
why her husband was treating her
in such an off hand way, was carefully .prepared at the hands of Miss
E. Collett.1'
The part of Susannah, Dr. Shep-
pard's old'aunt could not have
fallen into better hands than Mr. S.
Wrijjht, and although the program
states the part as being taken by
Miss Stanley, neither make-up
skirta. nor nom de plume could
hide the real identity of the person.
The part was a hard onei and Mr.
Wright made good work of it.
The music during the evening
was given by the Kelowna Orchestra, and vas of a class that went
hand in hand with the production,
which without doubt could be
called the best ever produced in
As we aroogoing to press a meeting of the license commissioners^
being held in the" council chamber
to consider the advisability of transferring the license of the Royal
Hotel from Mr. J. E' Wheeler to
Messrs. Lavigne°and Dunk.
, The local clergy were in attendance, and presented a petition
asking that the renewal of the
licence should not be granted, a
request which-brought up a lengthy
'discussion between Mr! R. B. Kerr,
solicitor for the'license holder and
the commissioners.
..The following resolutions were
•p'assed by the board, the mayor
remarking that there was nothing
against the character of the new
proprietors: '    "
"That the application of J. E.
Wheeler ""for the transfer of the
license of the Royal Hotel be refused."''        . , .
"That Mr. Wheeler be. notified
that .there,; wilLube;jan. adjourned
meeting on" January^SthTJ^JO, af
the "hour of- 10, a.m. in the, Court
House, to consider the advisability
of cancelling "-his license for the
Royal Hotel."    '' "*"
Wedding Bells.
,A very interesting and happy
event took place on Wednesday
morning at 11 o'clock, at West-
holme Farm, Vernon Road, the
residence of Mr. and Mrs. George
Wheelan. This was the marriage
of their daughter, Miss Margaret
Annie, to Mr. Ernest Leslie Clement
of Kelowna.
■•> Mr. Augustus MacDonnell of
Kelowna •supported the groom,
while Miss Minnie Wheelan was
her sister's biidesmaid. The
marriage took place in the spacious
parlor, which was tastefully decor-
ated_^vith~orange^ blossoms—and
evergreen. Rev. S. J. Thompson"
pronounced the words that united
the happy pair for life.
A sumptuous wedding luncheon
iwas served by Mrs. Wheelan,
assisted by her daughters, Mrs.
Bailey and Mrs. Bell. The bride
was the recipient of numerous and
costly presents from a wide circle
df friends, and a substantial cheque
from her father, and also a bank
note from an old and respected
neighbor, the pioneer of the
Mr. and Mrs. Clement took the
afternoon boat for the honeymoon,
after which they will reside <in the
new house on Richter St., recently
built by Mr. Clement. -   .
The children and members of
the Whelan Sunday School have
been practicing for a concert to be
given in the Ellison school on
Tuesday, Dec. 28th, at 7:30 p.m.
The concert will be in aid of the
Kelowna Hospital. No charge will
be made for admission, but a free
will offering will be taken. All are
cordially invited and it is hoped a
large number will be present, and
a satisfactory amount raised for
one of the most deserving institutions,   i
Born—To the wife oi, Mr5 J.
Middleton on Saturday, Dec. 18th,
a son. , -.
Bom—To the wife of J. Brent On
Tuesday, Dec/21st, a son.
A meeting of the council was
held on Tuesday morning last, with
the object of meeting Messrs. Percy
and Warren, two gentlemen who
are interested in the tramway
project which has filled Jthe minds
of the people of the Okanagan for
Mayor DeHart, in opening the
proceedings explained^to the aldermen, (all of whom were present
with the exception of Aid. Cox,)
that the object of the meeting was
to discuss the power and tramway
question, and to listen to the
proposition, which Mr. Warren has
to put before the council. He then
called upon Mr. Warren to speak.
,tMr. Warren, representing the
Coteau Power Co., stated/that he
had come before the council to
ask them to express an opinion,
and to endorse the project of tramways through the Okanagan Valley.
The present nieeting.-he said, was
only for preliminary discussion,
and that it was not in any, way desired to get materials signed of a
binding nature. The proposal he
had to .put before council was one
of developing the Shuswap Falls
andf therecly transmfttmg^ower
through the Okanagan -Valley, be-
tweeiuthe towns of Enderby, ;,and
Penticton. If the system was carried-
through it would mean, the-jexpen"
ditureAof about $2,000,000;vbut
before'"this sum was raised it7was
'desjred vto  get - some _ statements
vyould'.bVbenefited by the scheme,'
(that they would support the project.
* The Coteau^ Power Co. were
anticipating bringing power from
Shuswap^ FaHs, transmitting it here
and supplyinVelectric light to the
town' arid country, electricity for
power, and also" to establish a .line
of tramways runnirifc from Kelowna
out into the country.
The districts in the Okanagan
Valley were rapidly growing up,
and soon the matter of transportation would be a great difficulty.
When the large orchards came into bearing there^ would not be
enough horses to~cope with the
transportation, and there would be
more produce than could be
handled. The projected tramways
relieve all this, as the-, tramway
company would take the cars from
the GP.R. Co., and deliver them to
the place where the freight was to
be collected, where they could be
filled and returned ready for ship*
ment. The system was Supposed
to be in shape by 1911, but thisTie
considered was an early date to
expect the system complete. He,
however, thought that all would
be in shape to handle the crop of
1912. ,   '
In reply to a query as to whether
the lines would connect up with
others, Mr. Warren stated that the
present idea was,, to have several
feeders running out of Kelowna
and other towns in the valley.
These feeders would handle the
freight to the nearest shipping
point, but there would not be a
direct line at present linking up the
different towns.
He further stated that his visit
was only to find out how the people
felt in respect to haying a tramway
as it could be easily seen that .it
would be useless to sturt such a
project if the people did not wish
to support it. He produced a
motion passed by the Summerland
municipality promising support,
and asked the council if they
would give him a similar motion
so that he could place the same
before the financiers when it was
desired to float bonds. The company would require the council to
submit a franchise by-law to the
people. The very fact that the
council were asked to endorse the
company's plans left them free to
turn the franchise agreement down
if-they did not like the terms of it.
The agreement would be presented
within 90 days time.
When asked about rates, Mr.
Warren said he could not go fully
into the rate question at present as
it would be useless making a rash"
promise of a cut down rate. , He .
however considered that the rate/
would be reduced from what is'.
already being charged for light, °J J
As far as the power house, was',
concerned, the company were pre- '
pared to reimburse the "city for _
their outlay, the purchase price tb '
be submitted to a board of arbitra- <
tors.     ' - ' '     ,.    V'
The men-who were at the head oby
affairs  were  influential, men who,'
were interested in'the Okanagan,'
and  there  was  no chance > of the
company falling into the hands of
outsiders and disinterested specu- ~
lators.     /       , -'.\
Aid. Ball "asked if an extension,;
to Vernon . was likely to follow, to ]    ^
which Mr/Warren replied that he A 7.
did not think such-a line would be '» : -*
required.-'The boats were capable' .; Jgi
of handling-the\freight,-and s there . .^*§|
was no need' to haul lit? up to'Ver- ' ^,ySi
non, as rit was 'as easily handle'd^VC^J
here as at that point.^ ' '-^VA
Aid.  Rowcliffe' suggested r.,that\ "f^
the' line, could be' carried1 to the?-^J^j
south, a
Warfen agreea.scanng mat possioiy. ^4 «-js_
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1 VvliB
way - from,.PeritictonAto^Prov^\efJ^''AW,
;..,» Mmn.i_.»_fj <• "TU^ ..-._;»___-' Xm^m.i^r^M.
in^isolated, :,section8£t
afterwards joined ^ogeth^rif
■.* AldrBailey^was
franchise  to- the..Couteau  Ppwer".VCv,>
Company.    He wished ttq! know/if ^ A|^|
the   company   would/want-any^-Vvf^f
financial assistance from the city/., ?/,''JSJ||
Mr. Warren said that no financial, assist-  'jfj^Sl
ance would be asked for.   The only thing,,, *App
required in Kelowna was the moral "sup- *. * '""yx*'
port  of %the   people.-and, with", that they Ayjsj^.
would be able" to raise the newJasairyfiiinhV'A. A'
outside. ,'      '.     ;"4il
• Aid. Elliott asked if the company would &lAi$\
bind themselves to start work and carry it' 7.V7V5;
on continuously until finished. Mr. Warren,~ ■■ ^J^j*1
said that condition could be incorporated y Ay
in the franchise. - • >     .. ,„"   - "  , . .7*' 7  " "
" The, line, it  was  stated, would  not be **"
considered as in opposition to the C.P.R.**
'Aid.  Ball asked what system "of light C
rates would be adopted.   Mr. Warren said
the  flat  rate  system  was considered the ~   •>, A
best, and would possibly be adopted.    ,\£"i 77 %£
.The mayor was of the'opinion that.the'-'i' vA1
council  should  endorse  the project, asjth^-- j 4J
would be a good thing for the city to getA  ;; 7
power, and  tramways ■ extended over the*"?/ \><
district.   As far as the power house .,waa. *"/7
concerned.at present it was being run very'^i',   ;,
cheaply, but it would possibly cost more in1'
time, and would not be such a source of   ^ y
profit to the city.        _ __       t. _'_^~\
MrTferry was then7w_ed~toaddreirth«r
meeting.   He said that Mr. Warren was a
practical man and knew all about the generating of power.   He' did 'not think he
could  enlarge  upon  that gentleman's remarks.   He was confident that in supporting a project like the present they were
helping to develope the valley.   The great
thing in the whole concern was that it had
local men at the bacjc of it, Mr. Ricardo,'  '"
Mr.-McAllister, and Mr. Billings, amonifet~- ,v
others, people who  had interests in the >'
valley, and were desirous of seeing it make', .
firogress.   The system would also lupply   ~
ight and power to country houses as the 7?
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1 r
Mr. Warren, in reply to further questions',
said that although the CP.R. might oppose * 77*
_      1. • 1   **_. ••*
a proposition  of a  line .running up and A Ay
down the  lake,  they could not py_sibly7 «_ A§
oppose a local development scheme. ■ The , ,.: A
system would feed all railways that liked    -   -7
to come in, and would not be tied to "the
CP.R. ,     ._-4'*\>jU
The council then adjourned, meeting_;*A.,5.|
again at seven o'clock, when the following .,b$"S*|
motion was passed:        >        - >t *  »jV Vrf^5|I
"That  the Council of the City of Kel^/^EJ
__._..___* — _- 'u.iI'aTSjI
owna, having heard the proposal of Mrl E^Cl^j
G. Warren, the accredited * representative K "^s
of the Couteau Power Company, hereby i£*(jj§L
express ourelves as  being '.in twavitsoji^^^.
granting an exclusive franchise for;,«»+term\7pS
not exceeding 25 years, for electric1 HghV^.^,5
power, and  tram line*, on the basis'UiajtjJ^^j-
the rates and conditions which yriU-bh$|$pi9
submitted to the council for th«r apprpirtt'.V|^j
are satisfactory, and that'/tWsystem'l,-^.^
completed so as to handle the crop of 191 K'i'-xV^
The company also agreeing to talte over^1?^
the electric light plant at a board p^aAU'^^
trators' valuation.' Mt being c!e_rty( underA^*^
stood that this resolution ia not in any Way ^y
binding upon the Gty of Kelowna until
the proposed franchise shell have received
th* approval of the ratepayers."    - A
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Some few weeks ago the
"Fruit-grower," a new magazine
in the interests of fruit culture
conducted by Maxwell Smith,
the former provincial fruit inspector, published an article
advocating the establishment
of a Canadian national fruit
show on similar lines to the
one which has proved so successful al Spokane. This suggestion has been taken up very
seriously by fruit-growers and
show organizers throughout the
province, and the idea seems
not only to have met with approval but to have arroused a
considerable amount of enthusiasm.
The - Spokane show was
started very largely as an advertising scheme, and according
to reports, has proved a very
satisfactory one. It has undoubtedly done much to advertise the fruit districts of the
States, and it is felt, and not
without reason, that, considering the enormous importance
which the fruit industry has
attained in Canada, a great
exhibition would prove not
only a - valuable educational
influence for those engaged in
the industry, put a - powerful
inducement to prospective
settlers to, engage in a business
which can show them so many
Skating Rink Opens Soon
Rutland News.
The Literaiy Society held its
weekly meeting in the school-house
Friday last, when Mr. Geo Stirling,
of Dry Valley, gave a talk on
Socialism, the subject being fieely
discussed afterwards. Mr. Stirling
who was intensely earnest in hi&
subject, outlined the great and degrading poverty of the large cities,
his 'remarks being based upon
actual experience, he having been
engaged in mission work in the
city of Liverpool some yeais ago.
He said that Socialism claimed to
be a remedy for all this, and would
give to the working man the full
benefit of his toil instead of the
greater part of it going to mike
the rich richer. Touching upon
the religious aspect ofthe question
Mr. Stirling said that the chuiclic-
had failed dismally in this woik
amongst the poor, and that Christianity offered no solution to the
problem., Some veiy waim discussion then took place, getting so
interesting that by common consent the meeting was prolonged
to a late hour. No meeting is
arranged for during the Chnstmas
A big error was made last week
when we said that the Schell Brob
•had-won nothing at the Enderby
poultry show. On the contiaiy, in
spite of the keen compel.tion, thci'
splendid lot of While Wyandotte1-
made quite a fine showing, winning
prizes as follows :—
1 st prize for W. W. hen
3rd "  _ "   t        "        cock
3rd ,     'A        "        cockerel
.Tied for 3rd    "       pullet
They also won a special ori/e of
three sacks' of wheat for the best
cock, hen, cockerel, and pullet, and
a   special   prize   for the best male
bird  in  Kelowna.    In add.tion to
these successes they   made some
very good sales.    One bird which
they sold a while ago was exhibited
by it present owner and took second   place   under   an   $80   bird
Well done, Rutland !
■; Percy. Mason left on Tuesday foi
A. E..Clarke has gone to Victoria,
where he has obtained a contract
to build 80. miles of fencing for a
railway company. He will be
greatly missed at the Methodist
Mr. Maxwell is making a business
trip■ to Winnipeg, leaving by Monday's boat.
m en.
They Seem to Have Sprung From
the Naibis of the Saracens.
Mr. W. Haug wears a merry
smile these days—one that won't
come off—and has no fears for
twenty below zero, should it ever
come. In fact, while other people
are wishing it would get a little
warmer, Mr. Haug is wishing that
a good solid frost would set in and
get business on the go at his skating rink. He is busy, working
night and day flooding his old
warehouse and getting things into
j shape ready for the start which is
to be made on Christmas day.
The .floor of  the  building has
 been^IeveIIed_off—with—sand and
when we saw it the other day it
had been flooded just enough to
make a level surface. On top of
this Mr. Haug will put about two
inches of clear ice.
A raised platform in the front
has been set aside for spectators,
while at the side, retiring rooms
have been built for the use, of the
.During the skating season, Mr.
Haug will carry on his business in
the new warehouse he has built
alongside the old one, and has a
nice comfortable office fitted up
'away from the usual truck that
adorns-<the warehouse' of a cement
block manufacturer.
Mr. Haug is making a new rule,
by the way, in connection with his
skating rink, which will be rigidly
enforced. After a certain hour
the rink wil be open to adults only,
and children will riot be allowed
on the ice.
"Beside the Bonny Briar Bush."
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• i   In Ian McLaren beautitiful story " The
Bjnny Briar Bush,'' which comeaVhere on
January 4th, theatre goers are to be entertained . with-a  charming  play,in which
-Scotch life is portrayed with a simplicity
of  treatment  together  with  a delightful
combination of dramatic intensity, and rich
humor such as is rarely found in the latter
clay performances.    McLaren's, <. tales , of
Scotch  folk" have  proven to be amongst
the  moat  successful  book dramatizations
.*" now being used' for stage purposes. < The
role^ of the. old* Scotch "elders  Lachlan
Campbell, has been pronounced by prominent critics a  maateipiecef .of character
ci en tion and one of the most notable in the
history of th* drama. „   -
Another accident occurred last
week, when Mr. G. Whitaker and
Mr. Maxwell were thrown out of
their buggy, the wheels passing
over Mr. Maxwell's ankle, causing
him considerable pain. On the
following day Mr. Whitaker, while
loading some pats on his wagon,
slipped and caught his leg between
the wagon box and the wheel. The
shock and pain rendered him unconscious for a short time, and he
is now laid up with a severely
twisted knee.
The old school house has at last
been moved, and is now placed
close to the school.
Mrs. Bond is recovering from a
severe attack of Jaundice.
• The Chrismas Tree and entertainment at the school house'on
Monday evening; was a great
success, and spoke well .for the
children by. their teacher, Miss
Fullerton. Chnstmas is an exciting
time for children, especially when
waiting for a visit from Old Santa,
but they were very orderly and well
disciplined on Monday night. To
comment on the programme would
take altogether too much space, so
wc present it entire below. Father
Christmas, (we must not say who
it was,) was capital and so realistic.
Hisjolly humor and funny jokcb
kept the school in a roar. •
Recitation...:..,..... Amy Fleming
Chorus..."Where the Sugar Maple Crows."
Recitation.,. „        Cvelyn Suroul
Recitation  . Wesley Baibcr
Dialogue.;    "Dolly's Doctor."
Recitation Gladys Bird
Recitation . ,.:    . Margery Lansdown
Song..." Six Little Friends of Santa Claus"
Recitation.,.   Geo. Monford
Recitation,..,......,,.,.     , Mcrnam Woolsey
Dialogue .............'   . . ."Census Taking"
Recitation ;;.........*,.      .   Willie Lansdown
Recitation.7U'U.j. John Lefevre
Chorus ......"Christmas all Year Long"
Recitation......;...*..        Jimmy Baker
Recitation,..,......'.... Jean McDonald
Dialogue.....; '.' A Christmas Stocking"
The Evidence Appears to Prove  That
Games   With   Cards   Originated   Toward the End of the Fourteenth Cen
tury—The Cards of Charles VI.
Tho cnrllpsl tl 11 ot t mention of pln.v
ing tards dlscowiod <-o fai is in tlio
"History of the Cltj of Viteibo," sa.\s
tho New Toil, 'iVlivnipl) '1 lie autlioi
quotes Covcllu//.o who wrote about
the end of the lift couth c-cnlui,..
"Iu the ,.rar of 1370 was biought
into Viteibo the g.niip of cards, wliltli
comes fiom the eouiiii.. of the Snulceus nud Is with I hem c.illed naib"
II Is worthy of lein.iiU Hint Co.e
luzzo did uot wilie at that date lie
mentioned, but a ceuluiy Inter, in
14S0, and It is quite possible that lie
may have been inWiiKeu In attributing the cnids to Sm,iconic oiigiti or
may have sliupl.. been quoting u popu-
lai tradition. The SaVacens were familiar with nalblh, tlie picdecessoi of
cards, but tbey did uot itnent tbe
game of cnids, of which nalbls weie
only n part.
The earliest date about which there
can be no dispute al which placing
enrds nre dliecUy mentioned by a
wilier as a matter of his peisonal experience is that dlsco\eied In the register of the eourl tren^-uier of Krance,
in the reign of Chailes VI. The entry
is under the date of Keb 1, 1392, as
follows. «■»
"Given to Jncquemln Oringonneur
palnlei, for three packs of playing
cards, in gold and wuious colors and
ornamented with se\eral deuces, to
can., before the lord our king for his
amusement 50 sol- of Hails."
This Is the found ition upon which
is based the popul.ir notion that playing cards weie invented for the amusement of a crazy French Uin_ Critics
have pointed out that tho ainouut paid
is simply foi the band painting anil
decoration of the cauls '.here Is nothing In the entry that gives ground toi-v
supposing that the caids themselves
were new.
There are on exhibition today at the
National libraij In Pari- what are
supposed to be seventeen of these
cards that were painted for Cbnrle.
VI, and (hi. h.is stiengtlienpd the im
pres-ion lh.it they aie the oiiginai
model from which all playing coig"-
ha\e been copied Unfoitunittelj foi
the fame of the p.lnbit. It has been
proved that the cnids shown in l'nil"
nre really very line Venetian tnrot
cards ,uid are pail of au editiou made
nt lea.st as late lib 1-TJ5
During the tweniy ..ears that follow
this date of the io.\nl tie.i'-uier's (13!)_i
llteialure Is full of leferences to play
ing cards. Almost every author that
mentions game- of gambling pampher-
nnll.i pnitlculml.i"! one or more glines
of cards Hut before that dale no al
lu-ion has been found io a gain? tbat
could be coiistiui-d as a caul game, al
though there aie several miters who
nils;lit rea .onnblv be e.ported lo men
tion caids If tliev were acquainted
with them &
Hugh von TjinliPi}- who wrote In
the second ban ol Hie thirteenth and
the beginning of the fouiteenth cen
tnrj, IMrnreh. who wrote in the fnsi
half of the fouiteenth ceVitury; Chnu
cei. who wtole in the second half ol
thp fourteenth centuiy. made no men
tion of caids, nlthnugh In Hie writing
of all of I hem tln'ie me references'to
gambling tables aud Implements
In Ihe Kscurl'il llbiary tjiere is n
mantiM-ilpt composed by order of Don
-Mplmnco the Wise, dined 13'Jl. wlvk'i
gives the rules for a number of game-,
especially chess nnd dice, but does not
coninln a vvoul nLinut enrds.
—Hut one nnlunTflylfsirrrrthe carlIeM~
Oflice:    Keller Block
Dr. }: W. Nelson Shepherd
0 Bo. W«— *• 'P-Oiie 80
Office in Di. Boyce's Building.
Barnard Ave.
$7 to $12 per ton..  -• v,,
H. J. HEWETSON, Manager.   ''I
Hoi ses bought and sold on commission.     Dray meets  all  C.P.R.
boats.    All kinds  of  heavy   team
work , 'Phone 20.
Ptans and Specifications Prepared
nnd estimates given for publicBuild-
ings.Town and Country Residences
PHONE No. 93
On improved property also other securities
Fire, Life, and Accident
Recitation.;....;.......    .  Claude Oaterbnuer
Mouth Org. Duet, Musters Sproul & Gra?
Recitation  '.,., Lulu Whitehead
Recitation.............. John Camphell
Dialogue ...........i...   . "Guessing"
Recitation^.,............   Mona Ruth Woolsey
Recitation.............^ Trnnk Sproul
Song..............." Little Act. of Kindness"
Recitation..... ......... .. .    Flossie Dilworth
Recitation,'.!;."..'.'..-...... .Hazel Bessett
Dialogue;.........,.„..  "Christmas Wishes"
Recitation .,...    Eventt Fleming
Exercise Song
Recitation .............. Milton But.
Dialogue ....."-A Letter from Sanla'Claus"
Recitations .......... /.Edith Gay, Elmer Rice
Chorus. 7" Hark, the Bells are Ringing Gay"
Recitation.■ . .  ...  . Consuelo Woolsey
Dialogue y..'... .  "A Santa Claus Stocking"
Distribution of Presents       < t
Closing Song"Good Night.hut not Farewell'
mention of cnids I. to be found In the
rpKi.tur of tlie ro.vnl tioii'.ii.er ot
rmiK'o w liore did cnids conic from It
they vvcio not n n. v. thing to bim7
'lo go biicl. ii little. It Is well known
1 lit.( IIipip c-Ntcd Ion;? before the ditto
of nny men!Ion of pln.v Ing curds n se
rlcs of emblematic pictures culled
niilhK which were used by g.vpslex
nud others for the nnrpo.p of fortune
telling nnd sorcery. It Is probnblj
these nnlblrt ihnt were brought to Ku
ropu b,\ the Sninceiis. nnd poihnp-.
they were Mippo.od to bo of bnruccnlc
A ul Inn ii It _ seem lo ho pretty well
ngiecd Him townrd the end of tlie
Icmiteenili (eniiiiy pome Inventive
genius, probiibly n Vpnetlnn. selected u
number ol these nil Mils or pictures nud
ndded lo Ihein n series of nuineinl
cnids so ns to com en ihein into lm
lileinenis by vvhldi the excitement ot
(Iiiiikc und the I merest of gnming
might he ndded to the ninuspuient nf
folded by the original inilbi..
'J he principal iciison for nssumlng
tlmt cnids orlginnicd In Itnly nnd Dot
li^ ."innee is Unit the unities of tbe
cnids ih. inBel\en and the mimes of the
'enrllest Known ,gitmes plnvecl Willi
tlirm nre nil Itnlliui nud (lint these
Inilltii! terms woe oiitled nil over
I.urope. If they weie of French origin the nonienclniui-e might be expected to-be Ktencli ^
There Is nn nluindnm evidence (hut
'the plnylng curds which rnpldly found
their vvn,v all over ICmcpe were Jiiudu
■In   Venice.    As ench  eountrv  got  to
jmiiMug Its own .rut<lii tin1 emblems of
the suits were (hanged to plense (he
,11,1(1011111 fancy until  there Is nothing
'left today ol  ihe original faith  dim
lt.v. Jusliie and lortllude which were
represented on tlie first llii.liin packs
Mrs. Hislop, Teacher of the Piano
has had  a  number   of  years experience
in teaching pupils in all grades.   Especial
attention to touch and technique.
Beginners for the first six months taken at
f    v v      a reduction.
For- particulars,  apply  residence,   corner
of'Water Street and Eli Ave.
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Capital,Paid Up
"Reserve Fund    -
Total Assets -
53,000,000 s
Mus. Bac, A.T.G.L.
Teacher'of Piano, Organ, '
and Voice Production.
Orchard Work,
Pruning, Planting, Etc.
* _'    P.O., Kelowna.
Miss P. Louise Adams,
Scholarship   graduate   in    Piano
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.
i- , Address: P.O., KELOWNA.
us your
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Planting, .Pruning, Spraying
'.Etc.    "■
P.O. Box 174, Ke.qa.na.
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Gold, Silver, and Bronze Medallist London
Academy of Music (Eng.)
is open to take pupils for Piano-
-    * forte lessons.        **'
'Address:iPost Office, Kelowna.
**Kvo..\ rose hns lift thorn, nnd unfor
tUDuli'ly ihe thorn'outlives the rose."
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Pipe FitteV Wells'Dug and
i   i  , Drioen
Pumps,*" Windmills, -Drains,
etc*, repaired and installed:
Haroetj Aoenue, East.
. We can execute them: neatly arid
cheaply, aiiid give, you satisfaction^
every tijne.~ -       : ;;    'v — >  V
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i'•* -.We purchase them direct from the factory "and can
save you $/50.   $750 should be as good to you as
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.    ' \"  to a travelling agent.  *'     •,„ . * V
"  7,  ~   „\   '<.. _    ► ■       ,Get our prices onthese instruments.
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1  **   vVWe'handle other makes and'can give you'a full
. ' ~      size Piano, 1\ octaves, in Mahogany or real Walnut,
.  ~   >" guaranteed for ten years, for $275.  ■**-
Kelowna Furhttiire Co.
*  Sutton's -Seeds
.   Tomato- Plants^ .
- Ai ^Cabbage Plants -"
r   <>; Redding Plants
•T-   ^ ^Asparagus Roots,
- 'I r. - .J Ftose, Bushes/, etc.^.,
Kelowna. 7,
< Greenhouse.
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^'We-'are, opeii/to
/, -jtake, contracts for
!, JVlSvmg; Buildings "\
x't.* Pile;Driving
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A-  , r* Kelownai]
Beilepue. Hotel
*-. Rates, two dollars  per  day.
Beautiful situation on the lake - i ~
front, close to the new^ wharf.
' Pishing, shooting and boating,   r j
i ..n   , .       . _        _.
. and tennis.    *s      -   -   .     -
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Gilbert Hassefc-Erop.
Kelowna Shaving
r a  ^Parlmr: __. J:
'HAIR-CUT.       ::       ::       ::*
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J/lBOUtH; Proprietor
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D. W. Crowley Co.
Kelowna Ltd-
Wholesale & Retail Butchers
Goods delivered to'any part of
the City
We give our' prompt" attention
- , to mail orders
(        .\. .   .  r'-
Phone 12. - *    .   -
We are specially) equipped for the production* of v -
High-grade Job Printing
A . . ano! -you a)/// be consulting your own Merest in
'fs  v" letting us figure on your Work. '
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"Record" job * Print Dept
Manv   Ways   For  the   Bluejackets  to
Make Extra Money.
Thp possible niPtlmrts of making jps
tra monej on -lilptionrd are manifold
•"Jatlorlzltig" ta one of the1 most profitable. \\ bile a ihip's tailor Is detailed*
„to most* of our ships nis dtitles'are
limited -to mnlslii}; neoessary -alterations Inthe uniforms whlcb'nre issued'
to1 the members of the crew Many
enlisted men own sewing machines',
upon .which they do repair work, and
they also do odd Jobs for officers, such
as pressing aud cleaning'- A bamly
man with'the needle can also make a
handsome sum by doing fancy work
Some of the most delicate embroidery
work has been done byxsallormen.
The ship's*barber also makes a comfortable living in addition to bis regu"
lar pay. and the distribution of prize*
at target practice enriches the coffers
of the gun crew by n considerable
Bum. Men'who are detailed to duty
on board submarine boats are allowed,
an additional $5 a month and besides"
$1 a day for every day the boat Is
submerged. " Bluejackets detailed as
signalmen, as cockRwalnR. of power
boats or In charge of holds are, allowed extra pay A crew messman re
celves $5*a monih for performing that
Bomewhat, menial function, and'tbe
"man who is not ashamed to" "take ln;
washing', enn easily double his navy
pay. Every bluejacket Is expected to'
perform the laundering himself, but
there rfre always'men who p.efer^to
pay for having the service done.   -.,_.
One of the novel methods of learning
an honect penny IsTor a'nfan with a"
descriptive knack usually a yeoman-_
to prepare an Interesting'letter upon
the cruise of the ship or some'of-tbe
strange ports visited, .he_hono!-"pa!<-
the vessel, the entertainments offered
and describing lhe> customs of the Inhabitants. These letters are manifolded and sold to the members of the'
crew for 50 tenis„tO'$l a copy—and
usually cheap ar that. The parents or
relatives of tbe sailor boy thus are
kept Informed of his adventurestand
experiences, and be Is relieved ^ofv a
task*" tbat is Irksome to most/boys.—:
John'R Cox In National MagazIneA
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' STAR. GAZING.   ,...
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The Studv  of the Constellations, as av
\~      y'r    Past.me7,A       _:*.-*,
Probably ever} reader has often <a_
mired tbe beauty ot a starlight nlgbt*
A little.careful observation on-sucb^a
•Dlghfvviirsbow tbat-tbe"br1gbter stars
may be divided Into groups or "constellations." as"the astronomers call them,
most-'of>which   are   known   byAhe
"names of-anlmais or le'gendary persons, Bucb'for example as "the Great
Bear," .'the Swan," "Hercules."* ';A.ri
dromeda." etc. 'J he easiest, method of
learning-these "constellations"^ is from
some^'one 'already acquainted <rwlth
them, but IMbe~ beginner'ls not fortunate enough to know any, such person
the majority,can .be learned from any
cheap star maps such as are sometimes
contained in almanacs. r, _» , - .'7
1.0w, it the budding astronomer wtll
* notice „tbe position of  any .of these
.groups or constellations at a particular bour,of any nigbt and then"look a
few hours afterward be will see that
during the-Interval ihe stars which appeared low down In the east have risen
fto""tbe south-in,a somewbat similar
manner to the apparent motion of the
sun. arid* moon,_while closer attention
' on several evenings will show a circular, ot\l„rotary^ movement^ around  the
,nortb"pble of the heavens, tb* motion
being tbe opposite way to tbe bands of
s clock. ~ * V -. **
''Near "the nortb'pole Is a bright star
called the "'role star." ,Thls star is
easily found when~tbe observer has
once/noted the'seven bright'stars of
^tbe "Oreat Bear," the two outer stars
oKtbe" four .forming tbe "squatV'
known as tbe "pointers", point almost
dlre'ctly'to tbe.l'ole star. This majestic movement or the stars around the
pole or the beavens is a' most sublime
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Provincial Paragraphs!
'      Local Option in Ontario.
There will be local option contests in
261 municipalities in Ontario on Jan. 3rd,
and a strong campaign is being made by
the Dominion Alliance. A strong corps of
speakers is in the field and many towns
are expected to vote against the sale of
intoxicants Hon. ■'Seaborn Wright-of
Georgia, one of the leading temperance
orators of the United States, who spoke at
Maasey hall last Sunday, has been engaged
for the campaign.
Engine Hung Ocer Precipice.
A C.P.R. freight had a close call near
Shields. A rockslide had torn up part of
the track near the high bridge there and
the engine left the track and was stopped
in such a position that it was hanging over
a sheer drop of over one thousand feet.
The trains had to transfer twice while the
damage was being repaired and the engine
hauled from its dangerous position.
May Form Insurance Company.
.Owing to the failure of the western
underwriters to grant a reduction in the_
insurance rate at Manitou, Man , despite
the fact that the town is well equipped
with adequate fire protection, prominent
citizens are talking of establishing a mutual
fire insurance ..company, in which the
entire town will carry their own insurance.
The plan will follow the lines of^ the big
companies which carry their own insurance.
Carefurestimates show a reduction of 25
per cent over present rates, it is claimed.
The local secretary.of the underwriters'
board says Manitou is given-the same
treatment accorded other towns of equal
size. - "    .
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. Neto Zealand Wants Line.
' The StandardVcorrespondent at Auckland write that the greatest interest is being
taken in the effort to establish a line of
steamships between New Zealand and
Ask Reduction of Tolls.
The board~of trade council has* decided
,to ask the telegraph companies to" hold a
conference with its representatives''for the
purpose of discussing ^a ^reduction in
telegraph tolls" between Montreal*- and'
Winnipeg.' -t
Great-Northern is Open.
Contrary to general expectations, and to
the expectations of the' railway officials
themselves," the piece of line between
Burlington.and sStanwood, on the Everett
section of the Great Northern was repaired
last week, and it is reported that trains are
again running through to Seattle.
Prices, Quoted to Any "Point
•      -    on the Lake
-* *.
Ferry,to Bear Creek every Friday.
L. :.C.; AYIbb.1'
Boat?* Builder
Launches;' Sail Boats:
Skiffs,' Canoes and,-Scofc>8
1 y ( r **     ;
Roto., Boats *anA- Canoes
1 .*> for' hire. (! <
js\  Al
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Box 66
Kelowna," B.C.
.   !k
At the old stand,    ,
--        Successor to A. Ra Davy.
i When you want a choice , cut'! give 'us
a call or ring up phone*24.
A. Wilson
Frank Bawtinhimer
~'< ■♦•     Manager.
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Kelowna Saw-Mill Company/ Limited
will deliver 20 inch wood for " v
$1-30 per Ribk '     r
"   , Orders filled in rotation.
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»*    h The Ghortcr Word.
, The   day , before . Christ mas   Edith,
oged ten, bndin mimhpr.of packages
tied up for distribution.   The doctor
felt of one Intended for "Uncle John"
i-rind the rest is as tbe New fork Sun
ty-lnts It.
■-.'That's some tobacco," said the doc-
-• tor, as be lingered tbe package.
\ "How can you tell?" asked Edith.
. "UocnuRe I aiiLa*good dfagnostlclan,"
be'replied.', .        »
'JPben,' as Edith seemed somewbat
dazed at tbe big word, tbe doctor In-
quired: , <
"J)o' you know what n diagnostician
to?"      ik   -
-"Yes." she answered protnirtly.  "It's
a good guesser,'* ,
. ' He Took the Cake.   .
•'"ill-e." said t'loddlng Fete, "«ere's
"wusti t'lngs^dan gold bricks."
<"\Vbnfs happened V
'"De indy up de rood said dat If I'd
chop on arniful of «ood sbe'd gin me
a cake." "■
■"Didn't she keep,ber word?" ,
-•J'.?ep^    She banded  me a cake of
soap."-Washington star.
- When It Started.
./'Captain, what time does the boat
start V"     -   «
*"lt starts,-mndnm, wben I glre tbO(
"Then I've always had the wrong
Idea."*..! thought It ntnited when the
engineer pulled a letur or did something. Thank- you ever bo much."—
Chicago Tribune.      .;,
The Banyan Tree. .
A reglmeut ot l.ooo ineu could read>
Ily find Bhelter under u slnpie, banyan
tree.^ in Indlh iliere Ih one of these
trees which tins 4tM) timln irunks and
v pyer-tiUQU smaller, odes.    ,
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" ;   - To're'Doton Post^Office. -   <■ -
r'.The city of Fernie, through its officers,,
andsdhe Dominion of Canada, through
Postmaster Johnson, came into,.collision'
recently, and for a while there was an
exciting time in ,the vicinity of the post
office. The city officials have for sorrte
been trying to have the temporary building
next to the King's hotel, in which.the post
office "has been located since fewrweels^
after the big fire last year, moved back to
the line of the other buildings on the street,
and to have the approach improved so
that the public could have better access to
the office. The postmaster did not. move
in the matter as the city desired. The
chief of Pohce.'R. Starke, and Chief Mc
Dougftll of the^ fire department appeared
on thescene and began to cut away the
tront of the building. The police kept at
their task until the whole front of the little
building waa cut away, rendering the office
untenable.. '
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Brohe into Sdioolhouse. * _
Suspected of having broken into Alice
Siding school and of having burned the
tho'furniture for firewood, J. Clark was at
Creston sentenced to six months' hard
labour in Nelson gaol.
' Fruit and Produce Burned. (
'Twenty"nve/thou8and dollars worth of
fruit, produce and fish in the warehouse of
White & Co., Church and front street*, was
destroyed by fire/ecently. ,The damage to
building was'also extensive, being limited
to $l0,000r   Lieut. William Corbett fell
about (5 feet, but escaped serious injury.
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",. * . 'Police for Far North.
.The Royal Northwest -.Mounted Police
expedition will* leave Dawson about
Christmas through a trackless wilderness
crossing the Rockies for Fort McPherson
and Hershel island, a trip of 500 miles.
The* difficulties of travel*are ( not unlike
those pending a dash for the pole. The
party will drive five dog teams, use Indian
trail breakers and will carry mails. lBishop
Stringer of the Chhrch of England, long
overdue from Hershel island, -wired Circle
that'he had reached there safely. He
mushed frohi the Arctic via PoYcupiiw
river oiflce freezing and ia due to arrive in
a few days. -A _      '
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Thursday,: Dec. 23
-•Tifiprinled'from the Report of the Experimental
Farm, Ottawa.
ROOT-KILLING (contined). — At the
Central Experimental Farm, Ottawa, many
trees were root-killed in the winter of
1895-6, a winter when there was little snow.
At that time cover crops were not used to
- any extent, and the soil of the farm was
bare. Since that time great care has been
taken to have a cover crop in the orchard
before winter sets in. 1 his cover crop in
itself protects the roots of the trees from
drying out and helps to hold the snow
for further protection. While the roots of
trees in sod are protected by this sod and
may not be killed when those under cultivation are, it may happen that in some
casestthe soil is so dry under the sod that
if there is no snow the roots may yet be
killed. The mulching of the ground about
trees with strew or manure will also protects the roots from injury. Another reason why we have not been troubled with
root-killing during the the past twelve
years at Ottawa is that practically all our
grafted trees have since that time been
..grafted on crab apple roots, not on Pyrus
baccata, although some are on this stock,
but on the seedling of Martha, Transcendent, and other cultivated varieties. The
apple seedlings used by nurserymen for
stocks vary much in hardiness. Every
tree probably differs more or less, and
some are undoubtedly quite tender. The
result is that varieties otherwise hardy,
when grafted on these roots, fail. Seedlings of the crab apple are much more
likely to be hardy, and we believe if some
nurseryman would make a speciality of
growing the apples suitable for the colder
parts of Ontario and the province of Quebec on crab apple stocks, he would in time
sell a large, number of these trees. The
advantage of crab apple roots has been
very marked in the Northwestern states
where trees on ordinary apple stocks have
been killed out, while those on crab roots
were uninjured.
BARK-SPLITTING—This is an injury
which usually occurs on young trees. It
is duj to the expansion caused by frost
when trees are in a very succulent condition. It occurs when trees have grown
late in the fall, and there is a sudden low
drop in temperature. It will occur when
trees have grown late and there is a heavy
fall of snow before the ground freezes.
The soft snow appears to soften the bark
of the tree, and when the temperature
drops suddenly the moisture under or in
the bark expands and loosens the bark
from  the  tree  or  kills the cambium.   In
Nova Scotia, the : Gravenstein and other
apples are affected with what is known
there as "crown rot," which apparently
destroys the bark about the tree near the
ground. From what we can learn of this
injury, which accurs mostly in well cultivated orchards and in moist grounds, we
believe that the Gravenstein grows too
late and is subjected to the conditions just
referred to, namely, of being too full of
sap. Traces of disease have been found
at these injured parts, but we believe that
the disease is secondary rather than the
principal cause, though wc have not had
an opportunity to study the injury there.
Bark-splitting can he prevented to a large
extent by having the wood of the trees
well ripened before the winter sets in, and
by stopping cultivation in good time.
When young trees are injured by bark
splitting, they may be saved if not too
badly hurt, by covering the injured part
with grafting wax.
TRUNK - SPLITTING.—Trunk-sp'iiting,
while not a common injury in orchards, is
not rare. It was long thought lo be due
to the expansion of trees which had
been "hide-bound." We do not believe
there is such a thing as a hide-bound tree.
While so far as is known no experiments
have been tried to determine the cause of
trunk-splitting, yet several theories have
been advanced, the best one being that the
splitting is due to -a sudden loweiing of
temperatuie, which cools the outside lajers
of wood in the trunk, making a considerable difference in temperature between the
outer and inner layers, caus ng the former
to contract. A clearer example is the
cracking of ice when there is a sudden
fall of temperature, due to the contraction
caused by the upper layers of ice coming
into contact with the cold air. It is trees
which have made late growth ar.d are well
charged with sap that are usually affected,
hence thorough ripening of the wood is
necessary to prevent this injury also.
SUNSCALD —The injury to apple trees
known as sunscald is one of the most
serious hindrances to successful apple
culture, particularly in the northern and
eastern parts of Ontario and the piovince
of Quebec. Newly planted or young trees
are, as a rule, more«seriously affected by it
than older ones. The unhealthy appearance
of the bark on the south and southwestern
sides of the trunk of the tree and on the
larger branches is the first indication of
this injury. Afterwards the bark and
wood dry up and fall away. Trees are
often so badly affected that they die. Sun-
scald occurs during the latter part of win-
If you Want Your Jams to keep, they
should be put up with
All B. C. Sugar Refining Company's Products
Consist Solely of Pure CANE SUGAR. "  - '
!__!• British Columbia Sugar Refining
Company, Limited.
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Electric Light Fillings of all descriptions
At moderate prices.
Here is a special purchase we have made:
2 light Brush Biaso Chandeliers with
Sockets, Shades, and Lamps,,
installed in your house complete, $5.50
3 light Do., installed complete, $6.50
Workmanship guaranteed.
Never before was such an astounding offer made.
The Kelowna Electric Ll&ht and Bicycle Supply Co.
BOX 160 - PHONE 82
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Say ! we make Sleighs, Jumpers, both full sized and for children jk
- -      SASH AND DOORS      Storm do.   ' ■; y |f
House Furniture to Order.    Estimates on Buildings of all kinds  Ifj
Repairs of all kinds.
Upholstering  "    Painting       Paper-hanging
PICTURE FRAMING.       See our new stock of mouldings
Sign Writing in all styles
Skates Ground.       Saws Filed and Set.
Have you a job no one else can do for you ?    Well!
it here!    You cant puzzle us.
Bring ('j
Corner of Lawrence and Pendozi Streets.
ter or during early spring when the. e are ] planting, thus   preventing   the   sun's   rays
days and  cold nights.   The Jesuits   f*°'n sinking the trunk except for a short
are apparently the same as what happens
when many plants are thawed out sudden-
time'each day. When trees have been
planted and are. liable to become sun-
scalded   the   trunks   may be protected by
ly: they die.    In the case of the app'e tree I using  *. veneer  of wood which encircles
only   a   part of the trunk is thus arreted, . the ttees, thus preventing the rays  of the
being   that part which is most expc.eu to | sun from striking the trunk.   The,protector
the sun.    The constant tha\ving and ficez-
in is more than it can stand.    The hr.rc'iebt
varieties are the least affected.    The injury
may  be   prevented   to   a large extent  by
only planting trees which are headed low,
thus exposing but a short trunk to the t&fs
of  the   sun ;   also, by inclining the young
trees   somewhat   to   the  southwc.t when
is better loose so that there is an air space
Letiveen it and the tree. White building
paper tied around the tree is also useful.
Boards, sacking, and many other things
may be used to protect the tree from sun-
scald. ■ Nothing, however, that will be
likely to harbor mice should be used.
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High-grade Nursery- Stock J
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(Licensed by B.C. Government)
A choice selection of Fruit gnd Shade Trees, Shrjibs,
Bulbs, Farm and Garden, Seeds, Seed Potatoes, etc.
A. R. MUIRHEAD, Agent for Kelowna.
He will explain. , -      '    Box
We have a splendid list of
City Lots and Fruit Farms
for Sale.
If you are looking for a home
call on us, and we will-drive you around and save you
Time and Money.\ .    - '
Real Estate Agents
KELOWNA, Bv C,      '      P^neea
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A Merry Xmas to all is the wish of Lequime .Bros., & Go.
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Visit this store early and you will be able to choose something nice in a useful gift, and one that will be appreciated:
The perplexing question, "What shall I give with such an amount of money?" is instantly solved..    Our showing of
popular Christmas Gifts was never better.        .*-- , •     ■-  .'
Gifts that are always welcomed ;
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by the Ladies.
We are showing some very dainty things,
both in Elastic and Web Belts.
Nothing nicer than a warm comfortable Fur
for a Christmas gift. Compare our showing
and prices.
WAIST LENGTHS. our showing for the . Xmas
trade comprises some very unique selections
of Novelty vand Silk Waist lengths,'exclusive
HANDKERCHIEFS. Silk Fancy Swiss, Embroidered
and Hemstitched Linens in a( very large
selection. Something very dainty ih boxed
handkerchiefs. * *
Gifts of interest for the Men.
All the latest and nobbiest shades,are shown
here in Knitted Silk and Irish Poplins, all
shapes v,
HANDKERCHIEFS.    Silks  in   Plain   Initialled   and
Fancy Colors,  a very large selection.    Best.
value in Linens.  . " "    *
GLOVES.    All makes and styles,  in  Kid,  Buckskin,
,   and Mocha. .    .
FANCY VESTS.    Knitted and Fancy Worsteds, allV
^exclusive styles. . ',." a
Collar. Boxes,  Armlets,. S<5cks*  Shirts,  Fancy Braces,
Best values.
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Our showing of the following items  is very replete.     All the latest Handbags,  Purses,  Collars,  Scarfs,. Waists,,
Umbrellas,  Gloves,  Barettes,  Combs,  Belt Buckles, Beauty Pins,, and Hat Pins.
Buy Xmas
Gifts early.
'WipliiUny mm i_-__-a_-_aa___
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S. & Co,
This store for'j
Xmas Gifts •
Established 1850.
_i Thursday,,Dec. 23
Are suitable gifts for anybody and everybody, old
or young. There is noth-
ing more appropriate or
more appreciated.
The books and booklets
we are displaying are
The Choicest
Gems of
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Prose and
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Popular and classical, with
"" '   artistic  cloth   or   leather
bindings, handsomely decorated and illustrated in a
,;   variety of editions  and  a
_    wide range of prices.
John H. Welch's launch was
sunk at his , private pier at the
Okanagan Landing, during a recent
gale. A number- of his friends
turned out to assist him in bringing
it to the surface again and soon had
the launch drawn up on the shore.
After the launch came a lunch.
Before a large' assembly in a
space in front of the City Hall at
Vernon" last week, Mayor Allan
unveiled the monument, erected to
the memory of Archie Hickling, the
hero, who lost his life in the fire at
the Okanagan Hotel, in his endeavour to save the inmates of the
building from being burned to
death. Several fitting speeches
were made on the occasion.
. Hits _ Co.
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J. A. Bigger
Plans and Estimates Furnished
.J 0" Lawrence" Ave.
, PHONE 95      *
Is there a blind pig in town ?.   If
there is not, someone is  certainly
generous with fire-water.    A number, of men came   into town   on
Tuesday last from the bush where
they had been working for some
weeks .previous,  and   before they
had been in town two hours they
were all more or less the worse ior
liquor,  and by evening they were
all too drunk to be civil.    The old
theory has been that the liquor was
secured   on    board   'one   of   the
steamboats,    but  in   the  case- on
hand   the  theory  is  untenable as
the men in question were among
the mountains during the time that
the boats were at the town wharf,
and   apparently, (on   arriving   at
Summerland, they knew just where
to go so as not to waste a minute
before  loading  up. ■ There are a
gceat^many ^people in the district
who have been talking and working for ten.perance for a considerable length of time  and   it  would
be   a   good   thing   to   let* words
crystalize  into    actions; take - the
bull by the horns, and find out just
where  the  trouble  lies.     Several
theories'might be advanced'as to
the source of suppy, one of them
along the line suggested by Longfellow : " And things are not 'what
they seem."     Theory,   however, is
insufficient to meet the case, and a
magistrate's search warrant and a
hunting party might be the means
of bringing a number of surprises
to light.  Summerland, in the recent
election declared strongly in favor
of local option.and there are doubt-
jess some in"the district who are will
ing to go,a step, further and  assist
in doing _rlittle cleaning up.
Summerland Review.
A Curious Experience In the Wilds of
Of tlip curl jus ideas ol   hospitality
held by some of  itie natives ot that
wild  country   lying   bpiween   Bagdad
and Damascus twtf trailers, Captain
Butler and Captain Aylmer, tell In ihe.
Geographical    Magazine:   "We   found
Keysul  Ibn Kashid (a minor ruler of
Arabia) sitting In a low room, ibe roof
of which  was, supported  by  wooden
pillars. All round (he sides of ihe room
were spread carpets, ou which sat bis
viziers and members of his court.   He
Is a man of thirty three years, wltb a
dark,   pointed   beard,   good,   regular
features, but eyes tbat are cold and
cruel, and be'has a nervous, fidgety
manner and was nil the lime arranging
bis abba (cloaki mul combing and curl
Ing bis mustache und beard and nd miring himself tn a auinll. cbeap looking
glass tbat bung just behind bim. Above
bis bead on tbe wall bung bis silver
mounted walking stick and a-sword,
tbe sbeatb of which was also covered
in silver,   de was very richly dressed.
"On our arrival at ihe house placed
at our disposal we congratulated our
selves on our good fortune In bnvlng
such a cordial welcome, but we were
speedily disillusioned We bad not been
there more  than   five  minutes  when
Feysul's head slave, a richly dressed
personage called bahm,<cnme to tell
us lhal the emir would Dot take our
camels or our money as be bad plenty
of both, but (hat be would like things
of European make or of interest tbat
we happened lo have.   This was'only
too true and during our five days' stay
there thjjre was a continual procession
of slaves and hangers on from the castle demanding things for the emir and
bis vlziers'and favorites and demand
ing them In such a way that it was
impossible for us to refuse.   At last we
had practically notblng_.of Jany value
left, having been  fleeced of  watches/
revolver,   compasses,   various   clothes
nndNother articles ot our kit.1"
"Apart tronr'itils system of more or
less polite robbery we were well treated by tbe emir and had our food sent
us from tbe castle by bim. A boat
three or four times a day we bad-a
royal command from, him and, used to
go up to tbe^ castle and drink many
cups of coffee nnd excellent sweet tea
with bim and talk about bis country
and Europe. He was- always -*very
genial on these occasions,,and I.tton-.i
estly think be considered be was treating us very well tn not taking all' we
bad and turning us adrift to die in
tbe desert." *
on that House or Shop^
Stop a moment and consider how low
our rates are, and then^ call or phone us
the extra amount you want added.
Your House may burn next!
We represent only strong companies :
Liverpool and London and Globe,
Phoenix, British America, Westchester,
Occidental and Imperial Underwriters.
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Ladies' and
Gents' Tailors
Penticton boys have organized
a club, and held their first meeting
last week. The club is open to
boys over theage of twelve years
and is well-supported organization.
Mr. R. Wilton has supplied for
their use a club room free of charge.
The piling is practically completed on Okanagan river bridge.
Chas. Greer is also pushing work
on the lakeshore road. Construction Has reached .within a short
distance of the rock bluff.—(Pentic
ton. Press. *,
Repairing and Pressing
promptly attended to.
St.' Michael and All Angels' Church.
Holy Communion, firit and third Sundays in_lh_
month at B__.m.; second and fourth Sundaya, 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.
One Course of Treatment For the Cur*
of the Disease.
To cure'rheumatism It Is necessary;
to rid. tbe system of .the excess of arte
acid, and to'do this a proper diet Is
.even more Important than" the use of
drugs, though In very severe cases tbe
latter are not'to be despised In con-
Junction with the .dieting that Is abso-,
Iutely esseutlal.
Tbe Massachusetts, General hospital
w of Boston allows the following diet for
its . rheuma'tlc   patients:   Graham   or
? brown bread, white bread (limited to
one-half^ slice daily), corn, rice, milk,
"eggs, flour, puddings, crackers, beans,
peas,,all'kinds of vegetables, except
potatoes, tomatoes and asparagus, rhubarb, fresb (flsb, butter, cheese, buttermilk,'" cream, alkaline waters and
toast.    Avoid   red   meats,  starch or
potatoes,-white brpad and sugars.
The sensible use of water both-Internally and externally plays a large
part In tbe prevention or cure of rheumatism. One or two glasses, either
hot or cold, taken before .breakfast
every morning Is excellent to start the
organs of digestion for tbe day, and
at least one glass should be taken between meals. Often tbe plain water
will be enough to move a slightly constipated person, but If not a mild medicated, water may be taken instead. It
is very essential to keep tho hrtwaia
Central Okanagan Land & Orchard Co.
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(Successor to J. A. McLELLAN)
High Grade
Local and Imported
Fresh Fruit
Full Line of Cigars, Tobaccos,
and Cigarettes
Knox Presbyterian Church, Kelowna.
Morning Services at II a.m.t evening services it 7:30
p.m.   Sunday School at 2-30 p.m
......   Sunday School at 2v» i>.m.
'rayer Meeting on Wednesdays at 8 p.m.
Benvoulin Presbyterian Church.
Afternoon service at 3 p m, Sunday School at 2 p m
REV. MW. 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 S 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 10 a.m.   All welcome.
Wed . 7.30! Rev. D. J. Welsh. Pastor.
The sailing schedule of the S. S. Okanagan during the summer months is as follows. ,
Daily Except Sundaya
Okanagan Landing
Okanagan Centre
Short's1 Point
' Nahun
Naramata  ,
■'■   *> Pentictort^
Read down
open in cases of rheumatism.
Oric add In the-system is a poison,
and it must not be forgotten that
poisonous waste matter is also elim
lnated through the skin. The pores of
Ibe skin must be kept freely open and
not allowed to,become clogged If we
hope to obtain the best results with
rheumatic cases. A hot bath at bed
time-Is often very helpful.-Delineator.
^ Maddening Snuff. •>
On ibe Amazon river several Indian
tribes use snuff, called pareca, which
Is made "of the seeds of a species of
plant. _ When a bout of snuff taking is
determined on tbe people become highly ,lDto-l<._led and then use tbe Bnuff.
The effect of pareca is so violent that
tbe taker drops as If shot and lies In-
BPiisible for some time. Those more
accustomed to it are highly excited,.,
dancing and singing us If mad. The"
edect soon subsides, other tribes use
it to repel ague during the wet season.
, -    Plenty to Do Them.
"Retuember that you can't do everything wltb money."
"Ob, i know that Hut tbe things
you can't do with money are being:
done* by so many other people that
there's no reason why one should want
to do them."-Chlt>iigo Iterord-Herald.
And Vernon Dry Cleaning
and Dyeing Works
at Office, Pendozi Street, next door
Kelowna Mfg. Co.
Or drop a post card to
Collections,   Monday.'
-   Delivery,    Saturdays.
q   A   WANT  AD.  in the
> Record , will bring speedy
.   Just, received alarge, shipment of ;
- Air-tight Heaters of allkihds    :::
Coal and Woocl Heaters of all kinds.
Washington Coal Grates.     >
Franklin.Wood Grates. N     :
Large Display    Lowest Prices  ;"..'
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SOLE   AGENTS   FOR        . ^  •   '
Famous Kootenay & Sask-Alta
, Ranges.,
,    , 8ightseeing. f
"How did ,\ou mntm*ge to soe everything in Rom. Ins|dt> of two days?"
"Well, yoti kpp, \m> Rot up early, my
wife went to tlu> xhops. my dnughter
to the picture'gnllerloH. nnd I took In
tbe restiimmitR in tlit' evening W6
computed notes."-Kllegende matter.
"There Is sufwy lu numbers," qiioted
*-the ^vlae fctiy.  '
. "Vcb,, until yoti' discover that too
uiuny cooks .poll the broth," added
P»a aJiwue nut$.. ('ttliadoii'hla ftecortl.
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Car of Cutters, Bob-Sleighs.
Harness, and Democrats)
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Importer and Dealer in all hinds oi
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" "Thursday r, Dj_W:23 T
The Kelotona Land
mmimm^ff,«t iiiiy i___-«_-«jii»_ »«.«»tom»j™.&m«^^
and Orchard Co.,
Cadder Avenue       Abbott Street
Willow: Avenue
. On Easy ■ Terms
ON THE BENCH      . r   .
Under Irrigation and Domestic Systems
K. L. 0. Co.'s Office, Leon St.
Social and Personal
Mr. and\Mrs. Andrews arrived
from Calgary Saturday on a visit to
their daughter, Mrs. J. Ball.   .
Mr.  and  Mrs.  R. Copeland relumed from an extended visit to
eastern points last Thursday.
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R. Paul left last Tuesday -for
southern California, where he will
spend the winter months:
T. Reynolds, of Keremeos, was
a visitor in town last Monday.
Mrs. Steward, of Penticton, was
in town last week visiting friends
in this dihtrict.
J. P. Forde, of Revelstoke, was
in town last Friday in connestion
with the new C.P.R. slip.
M. Mackay, of Armstrong, was
a business visitor in town last
A. E. Clark left last Tuesday on
a business visit to Vancouver.
J. M. Welsh, brother of the Rev.
D. E. Welsh, anived last Saturday
from Toronto, where he is a studying at the Theological College.
He spent the- weekend with his
brother here, leaving on Monday
for his parents' home at Summer-
Messrs. Warren and Perry, who
have been visiting the various
municipalities in the valley in connection with the proposed tramway scheme and transmission of
electric power from the Shuswap
Falls, were in town last Saturday,
and addressed the council on their
projected scheme.
Tom Gillispie was a business
visitor from the Landing last Tuesday. _,
C. J. Wilson was in town last
Tuesday on business.
Reeve Agur, of Summerland,
was in town last Tuesday in connection with the proposed.tramway scheme. -  . -(
J. Axon, has returne'i
work as fireman at the
to* hi
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Born—December 13th, at Winnipeg, to the wife of W. Mcjannet,
a son.
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And-you won't, go wrong in purchasing the
following delicacies for your
Oysfers ^nd Soups
Spanish Grapes
-^wAtt**. **.<•>
Sardines*Ji '"* '     ' • Arabian Dates
Olives Turkish Figs
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' Pickles'' Saucfes' Malaga Raisins
Huntley & Palmers'Biscuits Valencia Almonds
^Cranberries          - Grenoble Walnuts
lEdam Cheese        • "■ '       English Chestnuts
Cadbury's Chocolates Plum Pudding'
!       Fresh Fruit in .season.
Josselyn* a;Teas and Coffees add, a relish to your Xmas
meal, and are of a quality you cannot excel..
If you areTinable to phone, call, at the store of
&!Siftiindfparicy Groceries.
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Seme of the Queer Things That Wero
Observed Aoroad. *
About Iialf one's time In traveling
abroad is spent In buj ing Ma tups No
matter bow ninny I put on a letter J
hr.fl tTio faltb tq believe Hint it would
ieach America. ) found tli.it 1 t'ould
send a letter with one -tamp on II It I
paid enough for it. also Hint 1 could
get a denomination of which it would
take twenty. In Calio I put fifteen
_pbin_.es and pyramid* on the front ot
a letter and h.e on the back. As for
postal cards, imagine asking for one
in the Belgian language-Wereldpoat-
But it Is in n Moluinmedan country
that an American mind needs readjustment. Up woke one morning tn
Constantinople and found our calendar
nine days ahead of theirs, our watches
seven houis behind and the name of
tbe month Itamadau 'J'be Mohammedans seem to lire up to their religion in
a more definite way than we do, and
we soon learned what io expect The
porter would drop one's tiunk when
the muezzin called to prayer. The
sneredness of animal life compelled
us to walk around tbe hundreds of
lazy dog. asleep on the sidewalk We
werp required to take off our shoos instead of our hats when entering a
mosque. Women were not allowed to
pray, because they "have no souls."
Kriday was tbe day for Sunday, and a
camera was an "e__j_ eye" and could
not be carried into any sacred place.
Our artist .was once chargpd 20 cents
extra for beeping an evil eye in his
room all night.
Before the journey ends tbe .tourist
bas lost bis Identity completely. » At
first he is from "Kalamazoo, MIcb.,"
then from "Michignn," later "tbe United States," soon the "States." aDd the
writer was once introduced to a gentleman from Tuscany as ;*tbe lady
from North America." — Delineator
A Bird Whose Ways Are Most Difficult
to Observe.
Ferbaps there is nothing in nature
more difficult to observe than tbe ways
ot tbe kingfisher. Any one may see
bim glancing down midstream or making bis snddeD arrow flight from bank
to bank under the bright June sunshine, but to track him down to bis secret fishing' place and wateb bim at
work is a vastly more difficult thing,
_ou come1 from'the gold clad meadows into tbe shady river path as into
a cathedral aisle. - Tbe willows crowd
down to tbe water's edge. In the green
reeds a sedge bird is frPtting There
is a -low .twittering soug of. nestlings
all round you. „And now, in tbVsba-"
diest deep of the willow wood, a shrill,
piping note cuts the silence, a flash of
emerald passes, a kingbsbpq'uns gone
by.on his way to bis favorite pool. _
A common notion is that tie sits perfectly still on some branch overhanging the .water, n picture Qf crafty vigil-
ance. But this is*rarely,If ever the,
case. , The truth is, says,a writer In
the London Chronicle, tbat. tbe kingfisher, like the'master be,ls. sets about
bis work with aif easy'surety, almost
a nonchalance. - Peering ,down upon
bim warily through'the, screen bf
branches you would judge tlipt the last
.tbing in the woild he was thinking
about was the gliding browu "water be-
Jow' hlra. He twirls round on his
N percb,' making' his vivid' 'green and
'turquoise and amber plumage seintlk
late like a dewdrop In tbe one beam of
sunlight that bas found- him but.
'He, preens his fe«4bers, stretches a.
lazy wing now'and again., looks about
lilm" wi.tb ri casual 'eye. and lfieri, as
If it were the merest trifling detail io
life, be suddenly' points -his two inch
. fong fishing spear bf a bill at tbp water beneath blni^ plunges and is gone.
, , The Withering Wind.
The name of  harmnftan  a&i been
given a periodical wind which blows
7frb"nnije_lnterfor"orArrioa~towarci tue
.Atlantic" during the three months of
December. January nnd February. It
sets inVith a fog or dry haze, which
sometimes coucenls the sun for whole
weeks together. Kvery plnnt, every
blt-of grass and leaf in Its course is
withered as though lt-lind been seared
by beat from a furnace.   Often within
7-in bour.after it'begins to blow green
grass is dry enough to burn like paper.
J,Even the hardened natives lose oil of
thetsklii on exposed parts during the
prevalence of this withering wind.
^. '     ..   Painfpl Ailment.
i .Though gout is geuprnily reckoned a
disease of rich men nnd free livers,
'W of the worst of sufferers from It
was a  well, known English minister
who died not' long ago.
;,A friend once Raid to J_I_a((,"Dr. So*
iind-so, what Is gout like?"    ' '
, The clergyman smiled sadly. "If
you put your hand in o vIsp," be said.'
"nud-let a man press as bard as be
ciui, that is~rheumatism, and If be can
he. got to press a little harder, tbat 10
gout."'       .   * *
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-   , "       Why He Came Back.
'   "Wasn't you here a"few, weeks ago?"
,hsked the woman of the bouse at the
i.utjk d«or.
"Yes'ni." replied the wanderer, "but
I understood from a,pal tbat you've
got « new spastry/cook sluee then J"—
"Yijtikers Statesman.
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f,"I_ow enn we Inte.est ber?"
'''Tell her it's a worthy cause," Bug-
'.gcpted.onP.    '    '     ' '
"Tell hermit's getting to be a popular
fa'd," interposed ft wiser bead.—Louis-
\illo Courlei Journal.
One of iJje lu-'klent things tbot'cao
.l**i{'l*eir t}> li mini Is not_to,cotint bu.blfl'
nuK-MB . oik Press.     .    M.*_#_/
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A successful bazaar was held
last Thursday in tr_e.Rowcliffe Hall,
a number of- persons patronizing
the stalls during the'-day. " The
bazaar was prepared under 'the
auspices of the Young Ladies'
Hospital Aid, and "-as successful
financially. The opening ceremony was performed by Mr. T. W.
Stirling, who, in praising the work
of the Young Ladies' Hospital Aid,
said that had it notH)een for them,
he did not think the hospital would
have been furnished yet. He also
thanked, 0n behalf of the Ladies'
AidfMre. Boyce, who had given
the ladies the use of a room for
their meetings and otherwise helped along the affair. " .   .
The May Roberts Gillard, Co.
gave a good performance on Saturday night to a small audience. The
play/"Madam^Satan," was well
worth a visit, and' it is to;r|^e regretted that more^did not "turn out
to witness it.' It was also unfortunate
that the play followed so close to
the Musical and Dramatic Society's
production, this fact, no doubt,
having a lot to do iTwith the 'small
attendance.-    /
Skates got busy' again last Saturday, a number going out to indulge
in a game of hockey.' According
to reports, it was good going.
Rev. Welsh will start a series of
discourses upon Great Men "and
their Religion, next Sunday, taking
as his first subject, "~Mr. Gladstone,
the GieatesX English Commoner."
Christmas week will be the'occasion
of the Gladstone Centennial, and
will be a fitting opportunity for a
start of this discussion. '   t   .
Hank Munroe received 'his new
foot last Saturday, and * is ' now
breaking it in. A payment of $50
was made on the" new liriib out of
the fund raised during the summer,
the balance of $32 being paid by
Munroe^Kimself, out of the money
received from the concert recently
held on his behalf. •    ' ' \
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' W. Haug. has^ again flooded the
building used by hin\as a' cement
works, and ^"Kas''obtained a fine
smooth sheet, of ice for skating
purposes ^during the winter months
He has' had' the' upright posts removed, from the centre' of' the
building. These posts were rather
in the way/ and their removal
should be'a decided improvement
from the skaters point .oPview.
Several other alterations have Been
made for the* convenience of those
visiting the" rink."   A  '.
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. A Scotch dance is to be heldjon
'Friday,. -December 31st, in "the
Rowcliffe Hall/and 'Messrs.*1 Wilks
and Shankie^ are" busy collecting
together talent < for- the evening.
The programme is all but. completed and the! artistes include a
number of the most popularrlocal
musicians.   _
An important sale of land was
made last«week. -' The lot at the
corner bf'Pendozi street and Bernard avenue, opposite WillitV store,
was sold by Messrs. DeHart and
Harvey to Mr.;_. W. Stirling on
behalf of the new Loanjnvestrnent
Company. It is understood .that
the" company contemplate erecting
offices on the site.   "
Sunday, December, 26th, wjll be
observed as Christmas Sunday in
the Presbyterian- Church, and' appropriate music will be rendered.
Three celebrations of the Holy
Communion will be ..held .at St.
Michael's Church on Christmas
Day at 7, 8, and 11 a.m. Evensong at 3 p.m.
Last Monday was a busyv"day
for the Post Offiice, 25 bags of mail,
being the total number brought1 in*^
The. sorters were busy until after
eleven, and it is even "whispered
that Mr. Bailey had his -breakfast
in the post office. 7   ""   '
-Curlers'are busy just now, and
many good games are reported.
The only difficulty about curling
in the Okanagan is that definite
arrangements cannot be made for
more than a week ahead, as a
thaw is liable to set in at any time.
See Josselyn's,ad vert, to the left
of this notice. < '
* The Dramatic Society are expecting to commence rehearsals for",
the " Mikado" as soon as 'the
Christmas holidays are^ over. The
opera chosen this time is a more
ambitious attempt, and will-entail
a very great deal more work in
the getting up of .it th'an did tKe
" Pirates of Penzance."-" The'caste
has not yet been'definitely "completed," but "will include nearly all
the old favorites of last year, ^and
no" stone will be, left'unturned to-
make the production a.success. *
We had the pleasure' of a lo'ot'
at the  bulbs, received by the city
a few weeks ago, and they certainly seemed a fine sample.   An'army
of workmen have been busy plant- ■
ing. them in the Park, principally in
a large circular bed opposite the
Lakeview - Hotel.     When >- spring,
opens up there should be results. "
During_the week a new floor has
been placed'in the bar of the Lake-
view Hotel. "The bar being closed
for a few days during^Ke operation,
a temporary^ stand was erected-
near the entrance. A 7«j'._
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A resolution was passed in the
Presbyterian, _ Methodisfand' Baptist, churches-last Sunday „to the
effect that the license commissioners should be askedt to refuse to
grant the RoyaK Hotel a renewal:
their- license.      . '     .   „A
.The supper, entertainment; and"
Christmas  tree in connection with
Knox Church Sunday-School takes
place this (Thursday)  everiing'in-
Rowcliffe's Hall.      A *      ' - - - ,7,
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Cal.'Blackwoqd has iri-hand- the *
manufacture of a patent dog trap <
which , he ** will put into operation,"*"
next Wednesday.  The contrivance'
is to-be baited with a dog license,'
The' local   Orangemen' held a
meeting last Monday in ..Raymer's,.
Hall, when  the following officers
were elected for the ensuing year:,
•I W: Ml'......".. .W. H: Flemmg
,_Dep. M...r J. E. Lytle     " -
Chaplain; Rev. Herdman
j Rec. Sec J. F. Bawtinhimer
Fin. Sec r.R. Munson
Treas..."..., W. Haug
Lecturer I. McClureA'   " "-
Director of Ceremonies *   -
'. W. Munson    - L
The -committee   appointed  ..were
Messrs/Geo. McCurdy, C. Stiff, A.
McGee, A. McLennan, B. Fraser.. "
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C. Blackwood has been authorized to collect and destroy all dogs
this month that dp not b,ear a tag
showing that their license has been
paid- Looks as* th ugh the dog
days were coming at the'end'of
the year.  • '.>,,-'
The' stores^have -been having
quite a busjr time during the week,
and the stock of Christmas goods
have been dis appearing like snow
before the sun. '■ All this foretells
a^good time -for the children on"1
Christmas morning. '    ,
Dr. Mathisoii, Dentist, Rowcliffe >
Block.- Phone'89.   .'   '" ■ '"     -
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a¥e You Taken Advantage
Masks- „, ^__
/ -> Alaska are silll lu ~u«e unions savage
nations to scale unuj tieuiuiis.
Of the Big Bargains at
:/' %        .        This  week?
For Good Goods, Good Service, and Reasonable Prices,
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/     Headquarters For eKoice  Groceries,
Xmasi (Zandy, N^ etc., etc.
■-r>\\N*^-\':^bb*ds'l, arriving  every   day,
The Palolo.
That reoiniKnblp worm of'tlie Poly-
"oeshn Island*   known ,i_  the pnlolo,
seems  to   repil.ite   im  p.ilodlcn!  appearances  for the pm pones of reproduction   by   the ■, moon     The  natives
, predict the annual appearance of tbe
palolo by observing ibe lunar phases.
Rotter. Row.
The name of "Rotten row" in Hyde
park, London, Is derived from "route
flu roi," or "king's drive." <
When exposed to., an ppen flame,
magnesium In its powdered metallic
state will lustantly combine with the
oxygen of the air and form an explosive flash of intense white flame
and change Into u dense white smoke
.of oxide of magnesium.
be said or done
et no one- get angry.
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The British Isles.
There are  77,683,084  acres  in  the
British Isles.
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Phone 35
. Tho Ragman, Roils.
, "The Ragman Rolls" were a series
of documents recording the progress
of. Edward I. through Scotland In
1290, wltb tbe Dames of tbe nobles aud
.others who did homage to bim.
f The Polka.,   v
*•(_ The- polka was originally a Serrian
war dance.   •'
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A dissapointment in your printing J
order is a constant source of
annoyance so long as the supply
lasts, whilst a, carefully executed
job, like a beautiful woman, gives
. pleasure always-to the. beholder.
■ Frogs may do some barm to flsb In
.a.pond, but German experts have de-
-cided tbat this is outweighed by tbe
-good tbey do,in destroying Injurious
,. Prussio Acid.
Prussic   acid   poisons   every   living
> thing, plants as well as animals.   •.
4'7;\V.PNQ^!NG7.:- ;■;-.
Giv<esjVs "mucfr, pleasure" jri;;prpporti6n to the
"t7     .'_ amount invested as a-
: Af^HOTOpl^PH>   :,
:    Received - or V given ■ as * a-' •' '& ~--
"    - ' Have] yqiirs taken at -
Rowcliffe Block.
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W.C. T.U. Notes,:
Conducted by the Ladies of the Kelcwna branch
.,'     -       .of the W.C. T.U.      ,
" The W.C. T. U. meet every second Tuesday of the^montK at the' home of one or
other of the members. Visitors are always
welcome.  ,■.       _      >*
/   Qur Display of High":claiss Suits
*" * ** <   -   * ■»f •» *>     >     " *- *    .   *
Js now at its best' V.    *:.
TLiFT' THAlRM o( a-Fit-Reform suit lies
i LIlU   V^n/TiAlVl-.- - in this combination of
,- ' •    desirable features- to an   unusualvdegree,   viz:
1' .   ..Genuine Value, Distinctiveness of Style, tbat ap-
:  pearance of nattiness and perfection of "Build"
,. For Fit-Reform Suits retain their smart appearance
, <■        and shape after long continusus wear.
Prices range from $20 to $32
A'cton',8 Anti-Treafclng League.
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At a meeting of men held recently at
Acton, it was decided to form a branchof
the Anti-Treating League. Ahout twenty
signatures to the pledge were gwen at the
meeting, and more are being daily secured
by those,who are interested in the movement. , The officers [elected are N. W.
Hurst, President, J. G. Chapman, Secretary
Treasurer."-"' _.
' The following is the form 'of pledge
which the members are subscribing to:
Realizing that the-Treating System
is ono of thft main causes c£.intemper- ■	
Tbe Sweetest Town.
-,- The sweetest town In tbe world la
tGrasse, In tbe foothills back of Cannes,
* on the French Riviera.    All through
-the year Grasse Is really one big bubbling cauldron, where are distilled gal*
' Ions,  barrels' and  hogsheads of per*
. fume*).
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2. imitation Meerschaum.
*'It Is a common notion'that genuine
meerschaum can' be"'differentiated
.from tbe imitation -article by the fact
r that the real tbing floats on water; but
• Imitation meerschaum floats also. Imitation meerschaum can be »made
.Which will color better than the real,-
. though It does not last so long, and
"the-color Is likely to «ome In'streaks.
-ItIs difficult for_a man who Is not In
The business to tell tbe real from the
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Widows «nd Widowers.- f
In England there are 114 widows to
every 54^ widowers,   in, Italy the relative   numbers' are  136   and   GO;   lb
Franceri30,and'73; In-Germany, 135.
und 60; in Austria, 121 and 44.   -    -
'-," , River Water.
Raw-river .water should be stored
antecedent to filtration for thirty days,
In the opinion'of Or. A. 0. Houston,
director of water examinations, ^London. Storage reduces tbe number of
bacteria of all sorta and if sufficient*
ly prolonged devitalizes the microbes
of 'water ■ borne diseases (typhoid
bacillus 'and cholera virus).'
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Tlie House^of Fashion
ance,'*I hereby pledge myself neither
to treat nor to bs treated to Intoxicating,
Liquors in,any place where' they are
sold. .-  ,
Name ."*.	
.Acton  190
At the meeting for organization the fact
that the treating ystom is"a bane to any
workingman was empasized. One of the
speakers itated.'that it had cost him from
thirty.five ta seventy-five cenU to go into
a bar to get .a gloss of beer for himself,
because the treating system expected him
to buy drinks'for the other fellows in the
bar at the same time.' Ah intstance was
cited of a*working man in town who went
into a bar on the way home on pay night
with his cheque, and it cost him $11.00
before he'left for home,' ''
•• The men who are joining the Anti-
Treating League propose to wfear buttons
showing that they have pledged themselves
to do no treating to intoxicating liquors.
European Flowers.    -
Only JO per cent of'all the differtnt
European flowers have any perfume.
Statues In Paris.
Few.capitals of .the world are so well
equipped, not to say overstocked, with
statues" of public men as Paris. No
one has'ever attempted to connt them,
but a'-conservative estimate places
their number at considerably in excess
of 1.000.A-     '-  -  '.
Asbestus was'known to the ancients,
vi ho used it In which to wrap bodies
previous 'to cremation to separate the
human ashes from those of the funeral
pyre.. -.   ' r
The-Chlriese Almanac
The Chinese almanac is said to have
tho largest circulation of any book in
the world. Eight million copies of It
are edited and distributed for sale in
the various provinces, not a single
cop/ being returned to tbe publishers.
If more IjquoV is sold where there are no
saloons^fthan where there are, would
brewers, ditdillers and wholesale dealers,
who own about seventy-five per cent) of
all saloons, pay license, rent, taxes, insur-
ance, attorney's fees, and "contribute large
sums of money to influence the press, to
publish and distribute literature, and in
other w«ys to obtain license, all to lessen
the amout of their sale ?—O.ward
PKbne '34^ for your,. Christmas
groceries.' i;   .,
>„ Women In 8pain.
The women of tbe lower classes in
Spain do not make calls- uor read
bookB add' have no "parties" ln,,tbe
American sense of tbe worn, Tbey do
their household work and go to church,
and that !& all there is of life to them.
Their , husbands are very Jealous of
them, and they grow old and weary
before their time.,
For each respiration on adult inhales
on an average1 one pint of air.
The Barber's Basin.
Tho barber's basin is a fairly com*
mon** barber sign on tho continent ot
Europe. It Is a big basin wttb a halt
circle cut out of-one side, which the^
victim used to hold up under his chin
while the barber worked.
Bees were unknown to the Indians,
and they were brought over from Bug.
land only n few years after the landing of, the pilgrim fathers. It was
cqore lUau two centuries after (lie first
white luvinjtou of New Eugland, however, before modern beekeeping began.
The industry,of Hie prespnt day dates
frora-itie Invention*of lhe> movable
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Our Equipment
is such that we can guarantee • to
PLEASE you on your next printing
order, both as to PRICE and EXECUTION.        A
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, The Orchard ,Citg Recofd.
Thursday; Dec. 23'.
beg to announce that they have opened
up a New Butcher Shop at the above
address. Mr. Ludlow has been with
A. R. Davy for the pa§t two years, and
is experienced in every branch of the
butchering business.
They are prepared to do all m
their power to give satisfaction, and
respectfully solicit your custom.
Wholesale and Retail Butchers
Phone 135
2 Cents per word, first insertion and -
1 Cent per word each subsequent
insertion, minimum 25 Cents.
FOR SALE—One "Peerless" 200 egg
incubator, used only 4 times. Apply
G. A. Fisher, Box 275, Kelowna. 3-7
FOR  SALE--Cider   and   Eating  apples.
Apply R. E. Harris, Kelowna. 1 tl
FOR SALE—Edison Standard Phonograph
and 50 records. Apply P.O. Box 85
Kelowna. 46-tf
WANTED—Some young geese. Apply
P.O. Box 347 Kelowna' B.C. or at Mis-
hion Ranch.
FOR SALE.- Pair   Hockey   boots   and
bl.utes, size 7£, Record Office x
NOTICE        _.
I hereby wish to inform my clients and
the general public that I nin still the owner
find manager of theKelownn Opera House
nnd also of the general lodge room over
Lawson,s store. »
i hese hulls are now available for  meet
ings and public fnnctions of all descriptions
and all enquiries' relative to   same   should
be made lo :ne direct.
Notice is hereby given that all dogs
tunning at large without a dog tag on and
after December 29th, 1909, will be impounded and if not claimed within 72 hours
and the tax and pound fees paid, they will
be sold or destroyed.
All pei sons harbouring a dog upon
which the lax has not been paid are liable
lo <i fine of $25.00 and costs, this by-law
will be strictly enforced on nnd after the
_2th instant. SEE THAT YOUR DOG.1S
Kelowna, B. C.
December 21st, 1909.
, City Clerk
PhonesAGrocery, 214    Dry Goods, 314     Office, 143
Christmas Presents.
The best opportunity of the year for remembering by gift, relatives, friends and
admired ones. There are numerous ways ofjdoing this, some wise, some
otherwise: Among the wise is wearing apparel. Our facilities for furnishing
gifts of this kind are unexcelled.
We still have a few nice setts left in Black Lynx, Mink, Marmot, and Opossum
Neckwear is Practical.
Jabots, Net Bows, Ruchings, Etc.
We are also showing a table bf very fine Embroidery
Work, comprising the following:
Doyley's in all sizes.        Centre Pieces, Embroidered in Silk
Five o'clock Tea Covers , Sideboard Scarves
Dresser Covers Handkerchief Cases, etc.
Gi^t Suggestion from the Novelty Department.
Busy Christmas Shoppers seeking practical and appreciative gifts at moderate cost
/ should pay this section a visit.
- A   Pincushions in endless array, from 25c to $4.50
Souvenir Whisk Holders from 35c.       Hat Pin Holders, 25c, 35c, 75c.
7'Scissor Holders, 35c _      Match Holders, from 35c.
Needle Cases, 35c, 50c, 75c.       Handkerchief Holders 6
Tie Holders       Pipe Holders, Etc.   7    A A■■*""A,7.   •        \
Our Furnishing Department.
Silk Handkerchiefs, imported silk, with or without initial. -^
Silk Mufflers, in all colors    77^Gloves of every description
Fancy Vests, in Leather, Plain and Fancy Knitted •CasKmere, etc.    ,
Suspenders in every description of Plain and Fancy Silk
/ Armbands and Garters - .j
Neckwear, all the latest styles in English S.ilkVbpth fancy and plain
A complete range of Plain and Fancy/;all wool.
Smoking Jackets, in Silk and Heavy;Lambs' Wool."
Jonathan, Mcintosh Red,
Wagner, Northern Spy,
. Italian Prunes, etc. ,_-'
A lai**ge quantity of stock
can yet- be supplied, grown
at Kelowna, which can" be
planted same day as dug
from  nursery.
Catalogue and Price List Free.
A. E. Boyer
A Merry Xmas
to All
I wish to thank the citizens
of Kelowna and surrounding
country for their generous
patronage to me durinjf the
season which is about to
close, and trust that they all
may spend-a
happy Christmas.
Bernard Avenue.
AH work and goods absolutely
Headquarters for the Economical Buyer
Phone 214 •
*  Headquarters for the Economical Buyer   ,
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For Fall Planting
-' -j
BULBS from the best European ancj Japan growers
Home/ grown fruit and ornamental
trees—grown on upland soil without
irrigation, in the only part of. the
American continent not infested
with the Sun jose scale.
Garden, Field nnd Flower Seeds,
tested stock from the best growers
in the world.
1      Wire Fencing and Gates
Spray Pumps, Fertilizers, Bee Supplies,  Cut  Flowers,   Spraying M»r
terials, "etc.
White labor "only
157 Page Catalogue Free. ,
; < M. J.. HENRY.
Orconlioiiso .and Scedlioitso
' 3010, Westminster Rd.
liraucli Nursery   . South Vancouoer
. .,_     "_.    ,!<     ...V_    J      '■>
Our Xmas Stock is.noW complete
with all the Latest Novelties.
• In order to help you make your selections we give
you a few.suggestions bf what you can give to your
wife, husband, mother, father,' brother, sister, your
best beau, or sweetheart. ;■'
Ladies'  Handkerchiefs, Fancy Swiss Embroidered,
15c. to $1.50
Ladies^ Real La.ce Handkerchiefs, $1.00 $1.50    '
Ladies' Initial Handkerchiefs (Linen), $1.50 per box
of half-dozen -
Ladies' Silk Head Shawls, $1.50, $2, $2.50, $3, $3.50
Ladies'-Fans, a splendid assortment to choose from,
*   prices ranging, from $1.00 to $5   .-    -
Ladies' Kid Gloves, best quality at $/.50* per pair
Lad-es' Fancy Belts, all the newest styles
Ladies' Collars and Ties in endless variety.
Ladies'Net and Silk Blouses      ,t y _ -v_
Ladies' Handbags     "        -      ,     - -   ,       .
Ladies' House Slippers    - ,        •
Ladies'Opera-Coats and Capes
A Dress or Waist Length of Silk, a gift good to give
and good to get /
Gifts that .Men Appreciate..
Silk Handkerchiefs, Plain or Colored Borders '-''
Linen Hankerchiefs       -
Silk Mufflers .   "Fancy Braces - -,,'■[.*_,,
Fancy Knitted Vests
Kid .Gloves, in English and, French makes lined and
unlined'   -" '   .
House Slippers, in Fancy Felts or Leather
Ties, the latest styles and patterns, 40c, 50c, 60c, 75c
Fancy Embroidered Sox, etc., etc. _*.
.- We .wish to draw, your attention ' tovthe fact that
the time to buy. your Xmas goods'is now. Each'day
that you delay you are only allowing the choicest of
the goods which are being shown to be. picked up
by the early shopper, v
Kelowna Outfitting Store,
■   W.B.M. CALDER,. Prop.-
Man Wants But
Little Here Belowy
But that "little" is most times
v ^ ' y y . \
'     mighty hard to get. :
" : "' *        •■ ' -~ i
Make your w^nts known through
the -"wants" column of /The Orchard
City^Recofd.     ""' ,. \\: ''    ■';'' s ■ -... ■
Tvsroxentsper word first
One cent per word each
subsequent insertion.
Mechanical Toys from 10c. up
Blocks, Games> Animals^ Sleds
Toy Waggons
Dolls at any old price,
Miniature Trains, Street Gars,
Rocking Horses, etc.
i mini
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