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And   the   world   is
with you;  Quit and
you stand alone.
Circulation Highest,
Rates Lowest.
Job Printing
Special Facilities for
Executing High-
Class Half-Tone and
-General Letterpress
Work.     ,.
VOL. II.    NO. 10.
$1.50 Per Annum.
Water and Light Plant Expenditures To Receive Attention-
Aid. Cox Resigns As Building Inspector.     -:
The usual meeting of the City
Council was on Monday last, a full
fc attendance of aldermen being
|k •* present. After the minutes of the
previous meeting had been read
and adopted, correspondence from,
the following firms was referred to
the various committees:
Dept. of Public works, re dredge,
referred to the Board of Works.-
Polman & Mooy, re their act.,
referred to Park committee.
The following accounts were
then referred to the finance committee, to be paid if found correct :
' Salaries, Power House $433 00
D. Mills, Scavenger... ..   125 00
Rent, City Clerk, Police salaries.... 202 25
Orchard City Rec, Printing    25 75
-Prov. constabl, transfer of prisoners    14 00
C. Blackwood, teaming      2 00
H. W. Raymer, rent of Halt...    25 00
Special constable, 3;day's work.....     7 50
Mayor Sutherland Hdught up the
question of park commissioners outside those already appointed
on the council. He explained that
there was no need to. go into the
appointment again and declared
Messrs. P. B. Willits, Geo. Rose and
J. Harvey elected again.
Aid. Stirling reported upon two
letters referred to the finance committee last veek. The former from
Mrs.*  Geo.   Sutherland,; he stated
"had not yet received the final con>
sideration of the committee, but
' one from Mr. vC. A. Fiajier had
been :dealt> with and" the*jresult
was thatthe committee recommend-,
ed any'risk there was iii Connection
;  with    'he    power    house    being
1  cohered/ 7 ' y
Aid;. Leckie then presented the
following motion to the council:
Leckie - Harvey—-That all city
employees engaged in connection
with the water and light service be
notified that their present engage
ment with the city "will terminate
one month' hence, on February.
28 next, but that they may be reengaged before that date.;
..•:'.-.Aid..Leckie said that the committee had been looking into, the
' fire /and -water salareis, and had
found that during the past year the
. list had gone up" from $250 to
$430. The amount now paid
equalled about 60 per cent, of the
revenue of the plant. Before any
actibn was taken he hadtnterview-
ed Mr. Russell who stated that it
was impossible to reduce the force.
In comparison with last year there
was an increase of two men on the
staff. Last year Mr. Russell asked
that some of the salaries should be
raised—then-there were- two men,
now there are four, and the salaries
remained the same. Taking the
revenue and expenditure into account, the present system put the
revenue at $7,600 and the expenditure,'on the basis of this month,
at over $5,000 per annum. In Ver
non the salaries bore a proportion
of 20 per cent, of the revenue—
here, the salaries bore a proportion
of 60 per cent, of revenue. He
considered the motion did not
show that any dissatisfaction was
expressed. Put to vote, the motion
was carried.
Aid. Cox suggested that the
matter of a building inspector
should be taken up, as he did not
wish to stand again in that capacity.
He suggested that someone outside
the council should act. The following motion was carried :   ;
Leckie-Jones—That the mayor
appoint a committee to look into
the matter of the appointment of a
Building inspector, and report.
7 he mayor appointed Aid. Jones,
Cox and Harvey-to act on the
committee, also to report on the
advisability of taking in a larger
territory within the building limits.
. Mr. * Parkinson attended with a
plan of the forshore duly prepared
and explined that the delay was
caused owing to the original plans
having contained a part of the
foreshore already obtained by the
C. P.'R.—two different parts had to
be madt* out.
Some little discussion arose as to
the agreement made between Mr.,
Aviss and the old council, but Aid.
Stirling suggested that as the city's
leasewas conditional upon a lease
being granted Mr. Aviss, it was
simply a question of ratifying what
the old council had done.'
Aid. Leckie considered that the
lease should contain some clause
stipulating that the piece of foreshore so obtained should only hold
good if the owner should continue
in the same trade for which the
lease was granted.
Mayor Sutherland was of the
opinion that the council could only
obtain their lease if an arrangement
was made to satisfy Mr. Aviss. He
considered it better to see Mr.
Aviss, and to leave the matter over.
The matter was consequently
Motions were then put that bylaw No. 70 should be read a
second and. third lime. This bylaw being one for fixing a rate for
scavenging work.
Aid. Stirling — " Does the city
collect the, dues ? "
Mayor Sutherland—"No, the
scavenger does his own collecting."
, Aid. Cox ask what steps should
be taken to compel a man to
comply with the scavenging bylaw.
The mayor read the' penalty
.which was supposed to be inflicted
upon any person who infringed or
,neglected any by-law. The penalty
is ilOO,.^. .., . :._,,.(...,.. ,..,,^.7AA.-*-;
—Police Hidson* (who evidentlj**
knew of the case referred to),- ^aid
he.had advised the ^party that
action would be taken if the %g.
law was not complied with within
lOdays. He also pointed out-to
the council that*Mr. Burne's position
eta Police Magistrate expired on
the morrow, and that it was essential
that another'magistrate should be
appointed without delay.
Mayor Sutherland said the matter
had been taken up and two applications had been received. It
wasi however, imperative that one
of the applicants should be seen
before a definite decision was arrived at.
. The council then adjourned, to
meet on Saturday next, February
6th at 8 p.m.
Fire in Chinatown.
Chinatown had ■ a* very narrow
escape from being swept by fire
during the  heavy   storm   of last
ftff 1 T- <"tl   »•- 1.11
ivionaay. t neA_.nmamen naa oeen
.feeling the cold snap, and had perhaps been firing up a little too
often. .   •
About half-past four in the afternoon an alarm of fire was given
and caught up from mouth to
mouth. The roof of Kwong Lee
Yuen's house was found to be
ablaze, arid great volumes of smoke
were rolling out.
Fortunately there was no lack of
"Chinese labor," and with barefooted Chinks as thick as bees, the
flames were soon out. Kwong L*e
Yuen could be seen -sitting astride
the ridge of his roof shouting forth
his mandates, and pouring water
down the , chimney pipe. The
water was handed up from the
strings of helpers who had ranged
themselves from the nearest wells.
In less than half an hour from
the first alarm all was as quiet as if
nothing had.happened, though the
whole of Chinatown had been
threatened. Kwong still laments
the loss of the few shingles on his
root. -
Rev. D. J. Welsh will speak "on
the following themes next Sunday:
morning, " A. Successful Partnership "; evening, "The Prophet
Jeremiah and his Religion."
The staff at the power house
have all been reengaged with 'the
exception of one who has not yet
been seen on the matter.
Last Monday evening- Raymer's
small hall was the scene of a very
interesting ceremony, when James
W. Wilks was presented by the
brethern of the Canadian Order of
Foresters with a jewelled badge in
memory of the four years during
which timehe has been financial
secretary pi the prefer in town.
Previous to the presentation a
musical; programme was started,
which included songs by Claude
James, Bert Hair, F. Woolridge, E.
Wilkinson and Mr. Morgan; Highland Fling by J. Murray* recitation
by H. Standing, and a mouth,organ
selection by R. Campbell.
At about 9 o'clock the presentation was made to Mr. Wilks. by
Mr. Burne, who is a past chief
ranger of the order. In the course
of his opening remarks he complin
mented Mr. Wilks upon having
put the lodge in such a good shape
during his term of office as financial
secretary. In closing he drew attention to the regret felt b}' the
various members that Mr. Wilks
had been forced to sever* his
position in the society owing to his
having made arrangements to go j
to New Zealand. He, however,
wished him God-speed and good
luck in the new. home he was
about to adopt. —., '
The presentation took the shape
of'a gold star, neatly engraved with
the emblem and the letters CO-OF*.
surmounted-by a gold buckle upon
which was'shown the emblems of
a key and a quill pen   neatly attached by a red, white and'blue
ribbon.   After the presentation Mr. ^_TOC
Wilks tried to express his thanks fcjtUi yfc
the members of the order, but waa
overcome with  emotion   and  sat
down amid  cheers  frbrh; the assembly.   This testified to the good
will and fellowship with, which he
was regarded.   A few more, songs
being "sung,    refreshments   were
served, when all joined inthe singing of   "For He's  a Jolly good
Fellow " and the national anthem,  i
It is Mr. Wilks's intention to leave
for the Old Country on the Empress
bf3ritain, which sails on the  11 th
ofMarch next, and to allow for a
short stay oyer at the various points
in which he has old associates, will
mean  that he  will leave here by
the 3rd of March. Mr. Wilks came
to Canada some seven years ago,
and during this time has followed
various occupations.
. Arriving in May. 1903 he went
direct to Winnipeg, where he
stayed only one day.'. He then proceeded to Regina, where he arrived
on the 8th of May, the day-of the
horse show. Naturally he took in
the show, and before seven o'clock
in the evening he had made arrangements: with Fred, Lang, an
Old Countryman, who owned a
farm at Grand Coulie, to work upon his place.. At this work he
kept, earning $40 a month, and
many and various were thfc jobs
he had to do. At one time he
plowed 64 acres and then backset
and harrowed the land four times.
He also served as took for two
threshing gangs during his sojourn
on the farm.
After six months he lefVthe farm
tp take stock for Mr. F. R. E. De-
Bert, who owned an implement
store, and which had been purchased by Messrs. Maxwell &
Ferguson of Indian Head. Stock
taking being completed he remain
ed with the firm for four months as
general clerk.
During this time he acieved some
fame as a musician, and there were
•yery few dances passed which did
liot have Mr. Wilks at the piano.
Mr. Wilks was tnen 44 years old.
Seeing that his music was appreciated, he decided to leave Grand
Coulie and go to Regina with the
idea of making music his profession.
Once in Regina he obtained a
position as salesman for Mr. F. de
S. Henwood and soon got together
a connection, having no less than
eighteen pupils in Regina and six
at Pense, a small town within half
an hour's, run of Regina.
During one of his trips between
Regina and Pense he managed to
get into difficulties, and gift thoroughly wet through.   This brought
on an attack of Double Pneumonia
and Pleurisy, (which cost him adout
$ 110 to get over). Struggle as he
did he could not get well again,
and the doctor ordered him to
in May. 1904 he wrote to Mr. DeHart
who was stationed here, and got the reply
" Come at once, I have a light job for you."
He immediately came, arriving here on the
23rd of May, and was given the job of
planting out Mr. DeHart's flower garden.
Soon after his arrival h^ joined the Kelowna Amateur Orchestra, which was in.
existence at that that time, and of which he
was given the post of pianist. Soon after
thia the Orchestra broke up, and Mr. Wilks
formed a company of his own under the
name of the Kelowna Quadrille Band. This
band consisted of Messrs. J., J. Stubbs, Dan
Gallagher and :J. W. Wilks, Thi, band did
good work, being engaged by nearly- all
the-valley towns to play at their dances.
Music did not occupy all his time, however, for at the start he occupied the position of clerk to Mr. D. W. Sutherland when
the latter was secretary of the Okanagan
Fruit and Lands Co. He, (Mr. WilkA, was
afterwards Secretary of the A. ot T\, and
for two years joint auditor pi the Farmers'
He, in company with Mr. George Packer,
practically started* the series  of  successful
regattas we have been having since 1907.
He  started   the rifle association in 1907,
and was secretary of the Quoit club.
At preseent he holds the position of
secretary of the Farmers' Institute, and was
the secretary and organizer of the sports
held on the 24th of May last. He took up
his present office about three years
and during that time has kept
for many of the townspeople. '
He also took over the library which was
established by the townspeople.        ■■'■ '
Hs has played at numberless concerts in
the town, and altogether he bos been the
organizer and provider of many a good
evening's entertainment.
- At one time he was an ardent billiard
player, and- has always been one of the
great authorities on fishing, which he. has
.made his chief hobby.
»  liveryman and freeman of the
.City of London, England.-, _'v
His genial personality is too well known
to-.-need comment, and it is with genuine
regret that his many friends will say goodbye to him. • - --. ■' "■-
He is always ready for a joke even'at
his own expense. Only the other day. one
of our medical men called in to see. bim.
"And  so  you  are  going  to leave us,
Jim," he said.
"-Well, you haven't troubled the doctors
much since you've been here.''
"No, I haven't had one day.s illness all
the tirne." ".
"Well, what age you leaving us for?"
.!'TV tell you  the  truth." says Jim. " I
like the place well enough, but 1 don't like
the look.of your cemetary I"
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The Hotbed Of Chinatown  Visited By Police-Prosecutions
Turned  Down  For Lack Of Evidence.
Show Orchards For B.C.
Matters effecting the fruit industry
wire thoroughly discussed in yic-
Jtbria last week at a meeting of the
provincial board of horticulture. A
very important feature of the meet*
ing was a wide discussion given to
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mc-   matter      or     demonstration
orchards and it was recommended
that such orchards be organized in
different sections: throughout the
mainland and  Vancouver  island.
Publications of fruit culture issued
by the department  of agriculture
were submitted  for revision and
when   printed   will    be   widely
During the past year Mr. J. C.
Metcalf carried out excellent work
which was of immeasurable benefit
to the industry. He watched the
market of the northwest, inspected
British Columbia fruit therein, and
reported the result of his tours to
the board with recommendations
as to betterment of conditions regarding shipping and marketing.
It was decided to try and obtain*
Mir. Metcalfe's services again this
Consideration was given several
proposed amendments to the Horticultural Board act, and regulations
and rules for submission to the
legislature. Sickness kept Mr. T.
Cunningham, inspector of fruit
pests of Vancouver away from the
meeting which fact caused disappointment because it was impossible to give fruit pests as full
discussion as it would have been
were the inspector present. Those
present were Messrs. W. Crawley
Ricardo, J. C. Metcalf* and William E. Scott, deputy minister of
agriculture and secretary of the)
board. Capt. P. Ellison was appointed to the board from the
district of Vancouver island.-Proo.
Last Saturday a session of unusual interest was held at the
Court House, some thirty-five
Chinamen being present. Six of
these were charged with gambling,
while one by the name of Lee was
1jSb..K!fharged  -ith  keeping  a gaming
J— - house  and   opium joint.   As the
defendant Lee could not speak
English, Lee Chung, who was present, was asked to act as interpreter,
but he refused, so Wong Yung was
Asked   by  the  interpreter if he
wished  the  case   tried   here, Lee
J_ replied  that  he was   Willing   for
Magistrate Burne to try the case.
Chief Hidson then gave evidence.
He *had kept a shack in Eli ave.
under close observation for some
time, he said, and was confident
that defendant was permitting
j gambling and opium smoking on
the premises. There were three
rooms, one in front of the house
used as a general room, a kitchen
at the back, and between the two
a small room about 7 feet square.
This room contained two board
couches and a table.
On the night of the 27th, continued the chief, at about 4 a.m.,
he raided the premises, and found
the men charged in occupation.
Gambling Was going on, and a
sum of money in silver was found
upon the table.- At the same time
he found upon the table-in the
small room numerous utensils used
in^Q.mum smoking. ^Tliheae. cpn-
*isted of a long tamboo pipe with
two'hbwls, ?i handkerchief gpntain-
[4ng numerous balls, of opium!- three
horn cases containing the_prepared
mixture, and a small spirit lamp for
boiling up the preparation. Belonging to the lamp were two steel
rods,' and by the side was an open
tin, which, the chief explained, was
for the ashes. After the smoke
had been completed; the ashes
were collected. These were subsequently made into pills and
swallowed. -
Chief Hidson men called as a
witness Nuin, a Chinaman. This
man, who was extremely nervous,
caused some little amusement on
being asked if he was a Christian
by replying that he was "just a
little Christian." After being sworn
in he admitted that he had been in
the house, but said that games
were only played there for fun
The house, he said belonged to Ar
Chee. Asked where Chief Hidson
had secured the money, he replied
that he had taken it out of the
Chinamen's pockets. The witness
was then dismissed having thrown
very little light on the matter.
Mr. R. B. Kerr appealed for the
defendants. He said that in the
first place the prosecution did not
show that the defendant Lee was
the owner of the house or that he
was in receipt of money from anyone for keeping a gaming house.
Neither was the finding of opium
smoking utensils sufficient evidence
to prosecute on, as it did not prove
that opium smoking was permitted
on the premises. ,-
Chief Hidson said that when he
entered the shack the srrieH of the
opium smoke was very noticeable.
Directly on his entrance there was
a scuffle, and everything was left.
Being single handed he lost several
of the Chinamen who were in at
the time, some getting out by the
back door and windows. The fact
that the smell of opium was there
he considered sufficient to convict,
and the finding of the varifras
utensils produced in court was a
double piece of evidence.
Mr. Kerr, however, objected to
the case being proceeded with, as
there was no evidence to show that
Lee was the proprietor of the disorderly house.
Chief Hidson pressed for the
case to go on as Lee himself had
admitted to him that he was the
proprietor of the house, and he had
had the same information   from
other frequenters of the place.
Mr. Burne ruled . that the case
of gambling or keeping a gaming
house must be dismissed, but that
Lee should be tried on the charge
of keeping an opium joint
Mr. Kerr asked that the court
should be* dismissed for a few minutes in order that he could confer
with his client.
This was granted and after, about
a quarter of an hour the court resumed its sitting.
Mr. Kerr called the defendant.
In reply to numerous questions,
Lee said he was the proprietor of
the place which was a restaurant.
That people would come into his
place for a meal and stay very late.
The three tubes of opium produced
belonged to one of his customers.
Sing Chee, and the opium pellets
to Chung. The pipe, lamp, and
various other things in connection
therewith Were his own.
Asked by the magistrate if he
still smoked opium, he said he had
given it up about a month ago.
No one smoked opium in his house.
The opium produced was taken
out of the owner's pockets by the
Asked why the little lamp was^-'
burning when the contable arrived,
he said the lamp was often lit when
the place was dark to give light
Asked if white men were ever
admitted into the premises, he said
they, were not.
It was pointed out that the pipe
bowl and the two rods were wet
and reeking with recent smoking,
andj4-e§£was asked why they were
so •aampnf th£y had not been used
for a month. There .Was no answer. : yyy
Sing Chee was called and asked
if the tubes of opiuriri belonged to
him..   He  replied  that they   did.
He had seen no one smoking on
the  premise? in question.:   When
he smoked it was in his own house.
Mr. Kerr then said that although
he was  in favor of stamping out
the   smoking   of Opium, he was
bound  to'point out' thai the evi- .
den»e in this case was. not-sufficient
to  convict the  party in question.
According to law it was not suffi<>
ient for the  charge to state that
opium    smoking   was   permitted
uppn one day in certain premises.
It  must  be   proven   tbat   opium
smoking was a habitual practice on
the premises.   The evidence only
showed that Mr. Hidson had smelt
opium when he entered-the house,
and. he had not stated that he had
seen anyone smoking opium.   The
evidence of two Chinese witnesses
and of the defendant showed that
no_ smoking had gone' on te their
knowledge, so that three persons
against one asserted that no smok- '
ing hadfbeen permitted.   He considered that in raids of this kind
the city should furnish the chief of
police with sufficient men to make
the raid and the evidence complete.
The evidence of one man in such
cases, even though backed up by
the production of the various implements used in opium smoking,
was not sufficient to convict.   He
therefore    asked   the   magistrate
under the circumstances to dismiss
the case, as the evidence was not
such as could legally convict the
Magistrate Bujpe agreed that the
prosecution was not strong, and
accordingly decreed that the case
should be dismissed, but that the
various appliances and materials
produced in court should be confiscated.
Lee was afterwards approached ■
by- Chief Hidson for payment of   t
his trade license, as he had stated .._
ih his evidence that he' Was   a    ■
restaurant keeper.   Several other
Chinamen present had to pay their
road taxes.
The fire brigade was called out
on 'Wednesday to a Small fire at
Mr. J. Smith's house on Pendozi
street, but upon arrival they found
their services wese not required) as
the. fire had already been
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The two runaway accidents
which are reported in our issue
this week recall to mind once
more the dangerous practice of
putting barbed wire fencing
along a public highway. With
the advent of the automobile
upon the country roads this
danger is increased immensely,
and it can only be from a lack
of consideration for the safety
of the travelling public that the
practice is allowed to continue
at all!
Of course anyone sustaining
injury or loss through coming
in contact with the wire has a
remedy in the law against the
man putting or allowing it to
be put there, but that is adding
the worries of the law court to
the troubles of the person already injured.
The wire and and the practice of putting it up—has one
recommendation—it is cheap
and effective. However this
may excuse its use in other
places, it is certainly far too
dangerous a material to employ
along a public road, where
traffic is continually passing.
Longer the practice is allowed to .continue and the more
difficult will be the doing away
with it. Why not' have it removed at once for god9 and
ting itself severely on the shoulder.
The occupants of the rig, Mr. and
Mrs. Bond were thrown out, being
severely bruised and shaken up.
Medical aid was promptly at hand
and it was found that Mr. Bond
had sprained his arm and his leg.
Mrs. Bond escaped with a few
bruises and tears to her clothing.
They were taken home in the
offending horse scarer. Latest reports show that both are getting
along in first-class manner, and will
soon be little worse for their accident.
That the Rutlanders are the
owners of good horses, is a well
known fact; but that some of these
horses are cross country steeple
chasers is not generally known.
Unfortunately Billy Mack wasn't
aware of the powers of his mare
when she got unhitched at the store
last Saturday and made a 2:40 gait
for home—-he didn't anticipate she
was going to cross fences to get
there. The democrat being one of
the self-righting kind, she managed
to keep to the road till she reached
Mr. Maxwell's fence, when perceiving that her progress towards
home was made impassable by a
man with a plank, she remembered
her old racing days and jumped
the fence,, the democrat proving
no hinderance whatever, and after
careering around the lot she came
to anchor between the fence and
barn. Casualties: numerous cut?,
splinters, small trees up-rooted and
a badly damaged democrat for
sale cheap.
We are sorry to learn that Mr.
Monford's little boy is very seriously ill with pneumonia.
Rutland News.
(From our own correspondent.)
Mr. Thos. Maxwell returned from
Winnipeg last Friday.
J. H. McArthur retuned to the
prairie last Saturday, intending to
resume his farming interest there
for a year or two.
To-morrow, (Friday) evening, at
8 p.m., a public meeting is to be
held for the purpose of organizing
a farmers' institute and fruit growers' association.
The Literary society made a very
good finish to the law court proceedings on Friday evening last.
An interested crowd was present,
and the proceedure of the Supreme
court was well represented. The
jury, after a short absence, returned
a verdict for the defendant.
Mr. Noble, of Calgary, is visiting
Mr. Yale and inspecting his 20
acre lot on the Jbench above Mr.
Gray's place. Mr. Noble is intending
to arrange for extensive improvements in the spring.
A highly amusing spectacle of a
man on a bicycle driving a harnessed animal, was witnessed last
Friday, when Miss Gay's mule was
safely returned to its sorrowing
owner. Once more has man
proved himself a " Victor " in the
animal world.
An automobile coming up the
hill by the Cherrywood Dairy was
responsible for a Somewhat serious
accident last Saturday. When
within a distance of about fifty
yards it scared a horse which Was
approaching it, driven by Mrs.
Bond.     Without warning the ani-
" mal suddenly wheeled round and
took the rig into a telephone pole.
Then tearing itselft free from the
wrecked  vehicle, it rushed head-
. long into a barbed wire fence, cut-
Westhank News.
( From our own correspondent.)
Mr. C. B. Daniel of Kelowna was
a visitor to this "district on Friday,
returning Saturday.
Miss Ethel Magee of Kelowna
came down on Monday's boat to
resume her position as teacher at
the townsite school, which reopened on Tuesday.
The logging industry is at a standstill just now, on account of lack
of snow and judging from the looks
of the weather the logs will have
to be hauled out on trucks.
Mr. J. Falkner, foreman of Mr.
Pease's fruit farm, states that judging fi$>m the number of fruit buds
on the peach, trees, there will be a
large crop this year.
We are sorry to hear that Norman McDougall, the three-year-old
son of E. McDougall, is ill with
typhoid fever.
The many friends of Mr. Wm.
McLaughlin will be glad to hear
that he is around again after a
prolonged illness in the hospital.
.Mr. J. E. Wheeler intends moving
his sawmill up to Mr. Walter Allan's
ranche, where he has purchased a
fine lot of timber.
A water scheme is talked of
here to bring water from Bear
creek, thorgh Rose Conon to
irrigate all the arable land in the
Clearing land is the order of the
day, the absence of snow making
it very convenient for clearing.
There will consequently be a large
acreage ready for spring plowing,
Mr. L. A. Hayman'8 barge
" killapied" last week, owing to
twenty-five cords of wood being
loaded on one end.
A petition should be circulated
to have the Ferry wharf enlarged
on both sides of the lake, the
present ones being altogether too
A Puzzling Problem For the Racial in-
The chief of the naturalization bureau at Washington is of tbe opinion
that the "average mini in the. street"
understands distinctly what a "white"
man Is. Apparently some persons can
master a subject without studying It
at all, while otbejs who have looked
into it deeply are not so dogmatically
certain as the "average man In the
street"       ■■>
For example, the encyclopedias tell
as that mankind was divided by Blu-
menbacb Into Hve raees-uamely, Caucasian, Mongolian, Ethiopian, American (Indian* and Malay. Tbe words
"Caucasian" and "wbite" are nsed
synonymously. This classification was
first published in 1781 and must have
been known to our national legislators
when in 1802 they passed the first
naturalization law.
The Caucasian race Includes Arabs,
who are certainly no "whiter" than
the Turks, yet Turks, the official says,
cannot be naturalized because tbey are
not "white."
We are also told by tbe naturalization bureau that the Hindoo is not
"white" withiu the meaning of the
statute. B_t the encyclopedia says that
it is'a great error to separate the Hindoo from the Cnwiisiun race. The
Hindoo, it thinks, Ih much nearer the
"white" race than tlip Arab.
To puzzle the racial Investigator still
further, while everything is so clear
to the "average man In the street,"
we are told by :he encyclopedias tbat
the original Caucasians -that is. the
Inhabitants ot the Caucasus-are no
longer regarded h« Caucasians. Tbey
have been thrown out ot the "white"
camp and forced to go over to the
Nor is the enigma any nvirer solution when vve are told by the naturalization bureau that Asiatics canuot he
^naturalized, but .unit Siberians can.
although Siberians may be anything
from Russians tn Munimllaus or Mou
Notary^ Public,
Conveyancer, etc.
and Solicitor,
Notary Public.
B. A. Sc., C. E, D. L.S., B.C. L. S.
Kelowna,   B. C.
Assoc. Mem. Can. Soc. C. E       Graduate Toronto
, University.
Waterworks and Sewerage Systems, Pumping and
Lighting Planto, Concrete Con-
/ struction, etc.
KELOWNA, ::     '     B.C.
P.O. BOX 137
Dont forget Knowles' slaughter
sale of clocks, china, silverware,
leather goods, etc., from February
15th to 25th inclusive.
Fire crept dangerously near the
Anglican church yesterday afternoon and the flames which were
cralling along the dry grass around
the church might easily have been
the means of destroying the building. Mr Millie who saw the flames
from his office, immediately rushed,
accross to stop the further progress
of the fire and by means of a damp
sack managed to beat out the
(lame. The atettt was evidently due'
to someone throwing a cigarette or
cigar stub through the railings and
setting fire to the dry grass.
See the leather handbags Knowles
is offering for $1.50 and $1.75. All
leather and worth $4.00 to $5.00.-*«
Th© Body T*at Was Seen Floating  In
the le,   W-ter.
On Aug. '.'J we arrived at l.udolt inland, tbe most northern or tne Ki-tuz
Josef group and . imply a inu«« ot vp
and high glaciers, uiierp w. nno 'ptsin-
ned to spend Hit- winter v\ niie cruis
Ing near NorthnmnKe ls'itno i <a\v mi.
day from tbe -crow'. iif=t' a «ing\i<ar
dark body just a\va«n on the suit aie
of tbe water. As we came nearer and
nearer 1 was possessed by a rauifi
unusual desire to Know worn tni°
dart mass was. rumug up my gni<s-
es. 1 gave the orat-r rot "dPuo -<»iciw."
and we passed tne object cioseiy on
the starboard <ide. i ■»«« cieanv mat
It was tbe buoy ot a mini ciotnert in a
great sUIn coat, wun ine usti'ii noon,
aud with mitten* nn in- nam's . toe
face was not lisrernibie. nut it dawned on me suddenly mat mis ii'igin be
the remains ot tbe Swedish tuiiinntn. t
Andree, nno bad been lost. in.i'"- antic abo:it two years netbre. oi pernajis
one of tbe meu wno n:io neen lost in
tbe Abruzzl espedinnu.
1 was about to stop tbe steanistitp
and procure ibe booy wnen it occurred to me that to lane a corpse on*
board would destroy tne good -spirit
and courage ot tne -members ot ibe
polar party, for tn-re i« a general sir
perstltiou among sauors thai a snip is
doomed when a dean body is on noara .
The first officer ana myseit were ibe
only ones who witnessed ibis ghastly
spectacle, and nemier mentioned the
fact, fearing that tne discovery would
cast o shadow over «tie ei.tire party.
We have both always D"-i»ti>- tnat
this'was the body ot Andree. ami I
hare often regtett^d mat it nan not
bi?en in tuy power to give mm decent
burial—-Captain Kdwiu colbn ot the
Zlegler Polar Kspedlttou iu National
Tho Family Tree Grev.  Backward.
A Kansas City man married, and b'.s
mother-in-law came to live wltb bim
About a year later a friend met bim
and asked:
"Has I here been any Increase In
your family since we lust niPtV
"Well.*yes. Tliere'f" one more of us."
"Well! (Had to bear it. Boy or
"Neither. It's my wife's mother's
mother, who has come to live witb
Tbe first man wa. silent a moment;
then he suld. "II looks to me, old mat),
as If your imsterlty mid got headed la
tbe wrong direction."
Dr. J. W. Nelson Shepherd
P. 0. Box me *■ 'Phone 66
Office in Dr. Boyce's Building.
Barnard Ave.
Horses bought and sold on commission.     Dray meets all  CP.R.
boats.   All kinds  of  heavy team
work. ■*•    'Phone 20.
'        JOHN CURTS
Plans and Specifications Prepared
and estimates given for publicBuild-
ing8,Town and Country Residences
*     PHONE No. 93
On improved property also other securities
■Fire, Li_e, and Aecidfent
Mrs. Hislop/Teacher of the Piano
has had a  number   of years experience
in teaching pupils in.all grades.   Especial
attention to touch and technique.
Beginners for the first six months taken at
a reduction. -'
For particulars,' apply residence, corner
• of Water Street and Eli Ave.
 -  i'luoi   Liavit   r&« __ _\_r.L_-_
Teacher of Piano, Organ,
and Voice Production.
KELOWNA -.-.''    B.C.
A few minutes delay in treating some
cases of croup, even the length of time it
takes to go for adoctor often proves dangerous. The safest way is to keep Chamberlain's Cough Remedy in the house, and at
the first indication of oroup give the child
a dose. Pleasant to take and always
cures.   Sold by all druggists.
The Rhyming 8peller.
A correspondent mentions tbe difficulty experienced by budding authors
in spelling words In wlileb diphthongs
"el" and "le" appear. An easy manner to recall tbe order of precedence
of tbe vowels Is contained In an ancient rhyme:
"I" before "e"
Except arter "c"
Or when sounded like "a"
In "neighbor ' and "weigh."
They Sometimes Are.
"We'll hare to promote tbat clerk.
He takes tbe stairs four at a jump.
He's always busy*".
"Yea," commented the observant
senior partner, "too busy to do anything."   '
*        Unopened.
"Did opportunity knock at yonr
"Yes, but the cook always maintained that It wasn't ber place to answer."
Beyond bla power the bravest cannot
Miss P. Louise Adams,
Scholarship graduate in Piano and
Teacher's Course of Toronto Conservatory
of Music. Late Teacher in Westminster
College, Toronto. '
Will receive  pupils for pianoforte
tuition at the studio.
Lawrence Avenue, off Pendozi Street.   .
Address: P.O., KELOWNA.
Planting, Pruning, Spraying
P.O. Box 174, Kelotona.
Gold, Silver, and Bronze Medallist London
Academy of Music (Eng.)
is open to take pupils for Pianoforte lessons.
Address: Post Office, Kelowna.
Pipe Fitter, Wells Dug and
Pumps,  Windmills, Drains,
etc., repaired and installed.
Haroeg Aoenue, East.
I  beg  to announce that I have taken
over the :: :: :: •: ::
Blacksmith Shop
belonging  to  Mr.  S.  T.  Elliott, from
September 1 st, 1909
$7 to $ 12 per ton.
H. J. HEWETSON, Manager.
us your
Printing Order
cheaply, and give you satisfaction
every time.
-__. Thursday, Feb. 3
The Orchard City Record
3 ';
Heintzman Pianos
We purchase them direct from the factory and can
save you $/50. $/50 should be as good to you as
to a travelling agent.
Get our prices on these instruments.
We 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 Furniture Co.
We  are   open  to
take  conhacts for
Moving Buildings
AND - .
Sutton's Seeds
Tomato Plants
Cabbage Plants
Bedding Plants
Asparagus Roots
Rose Bushes, etc
Kelowna. Greenhouse.
Offers the best and only "reasonable-real'
estate investment in the Valley. If you
want to pay $1000 for a poorer soil, that's
your business. 'Glencoe offers the best
soil in the Okanagan Valley at $50 per
acre.'' Quarter down,'remainder in three
yean. 5 per cent off on tracts of 160 or
, over. 5 per cent, off for cash. Idial opportunities for dairy and mixed farming,
hay, fruit, berries, and vegetables.
W. Curtis Hitchener
Westbank, British Columbia.
Bel'lemie Hotel
Rates, two dollars' per day.
Beautiful situation on the lake
front, close to the new wharf.
Fishing, shooting and boating,
and tennis.
Gilbert Hassell; Prop.
fA WANT AD. in the
Record will bring speedy
D. W. Crowley Co.
Kelownjt Ltd.
Wholesale & Retail Botchers
Goods delivered to any part of
the City
We give our prompt attention
.   to mail orders
**!       7
Phone 12
During January and February
will be open only on
Wednesdays and Thursdays.
Rowcliffe Block.
King Will Open Parliament. -
It has been officially announced that
Parliament will open on February 21 si.
Battleship Runs Ashore.
Fifty-three officers and men were rescued from the British torpedo boat
destroyer Eden which broke from her
moorings during a gale in the channel last
Thursday night, driying ashore off Dover.
When the tide receded the destroyer was
left high and dry and badly damaged.
Her guns, heavy gear, and coal .were re.
moved in the hope that she could be
floated at the next high tide. Unless this
is possible the destroyer will be pounded
to pieces. One of the small boats of .the
battleship Albemarle which was engaged
in salvaging was overturned, but the 14
occupants were rescued.
Premier Asquith Mobbed.
Battling with the police, the suffragettes
mobbed Premier Asquith just after tRfe
declaration of the polling at East Fife
where he was elected. Shouting "Votes
for women," they advanced on the premier
in a body. The police attempted to drive
them back, but the force proved inadequate and many of the women scrambled
through the lines formed about Mr.
Asquith. He was finally rescued 'by the
Great Floods in France.
The serious floods that have laid half
Paris under water are growing worse day
by day. Rain has fallen, and the mild
weather has released the ice"" that' had
formed on the river -ridges. Many are
thrown homeless by the severe floods and
many churches and large buildings are
expected to break free from their foundations. Looters have boen making great
hauls from the abandoned houses, and
instructions have been issued to the troops
to shoot anyone found in the abandoned
Riots of Hartlepool Miners.
West Hartlepool, where miners attacked
Horden colliery and looted the shop, was
a scene of great disorder recently, although
under a strong guard. The colliery management, whom the mob tried to lynch after
he had fired on it,"wounding"'n boyj Js
protected by an armed bodyguard. The
police expect to arrest the'men who fired
the $50,000 Miners' clubhouse which' Vras
- To Delioer Letters on SundatjA
. Under a new system the Post" Master-'
'General has established means whereby a
person in the country can have"*a letter
delivered'to the Central Telegraph office
-and the* contents telephoned to a telephone
subscriber in London, first thing on arrival
on Sunday morning. Hitherto _o Sunday
delivery ! has "existed and letters arriving
late on Saturday'have hot been delivered
until the following Monday morning.
'Under the system to be pursued the
-'message, together with rthe name and
telephone number of the addressee and
the name and address of the sender, must
be written on-a sheet of.paper and posted
in'an envelope directed to " The Central
office, London, E. C." The envelope must
be marked conspicuously " For telephone
delivery orTSunday " and have a perpendicular line drawn across the centre of
each side of it.
Canadian Enterprise in London.
One of the latest developments of Canadian enterprise in London is the opening
up of a fine suite of rooms by the Montreal
Star in the building put up by the Grand
Trunk railway in Cockspur street, Trafal.
"gar square. The object is to create a centre Oi vrfuiouioa liio ana inrormaiion in ine
heart of London. Canadian papers are
provided in comfortably furnished rooms.
More than this, a bureau has been opened
to supply information to British merchants
arA manufacturers with a view to their
doing business with Canada.
Boy Scouts to Visit Canada.
Arrangements are being made for a
number of the boy scouts to visit Canada
during the coming Summer. This is to
enable, them to have an opportunity of
practical. scouting under conditions that
would be impossible in this country.
Indians are to be employed in laying trails
and teaching the boys the art of tracking
on a scale that could not be attained in
England. The boys will be under the
care of scoutmasters, and will be selected
by competetion. Tlie whole scheme will
be entirely free of cost, and as it will in-
dude canoeing, fishing, and huntiug, they
shouhihave a right royal time, but picture
the despair of the non-selected ones.
Burn's Dag in Scotland.
_ Burn's birthday yris celebrated throughout. Scotland irt the usual enthusiastic
manner. It was 151 years ago that Scot,
land's great poet was born in a clay cottage
south of the town of Ayr.
How It Is Formed and Its Grewtoir.
To most persons the word "qnltli-
sand" gives a seusntiuii of borror similar to that produced by the thought
of a snake, and tunny sensational accounts have give, to quk'_su__ utmost human attributes. No ordinary
observer would be able to distinguish
dry quicksand from any other sand,
and tbe average person would be unable to restore it to its ".julc'ic" properties even If be tried. If water ia
mixed wltb tbe quicksand tbe mass
does not become nn>uin>. and if tbe
water Is drained off tlie «and will be
found firmly packed.
Quicksand Ih comparatively very
light, weighing about ninety-four
pounds to tbe cubic toot, wbile other
forms of sand run as Uipl. as 171
pounds. Quicksand wben examined
under the microscope will be found to
have rounded corners, like river sand,
as distinguished from "sharp" sand.
It Is quicksand that is used In hourglasses and egg glasses, partly because
of Its fineness and partly because It
does uot eventually cloud tbe glass by
scratching, as would ibe sharp sand.
It is to Its lightness that quicksand
owes Its deadly mutinies, and a demonstration of bow It becomes "quick"
may be glren by placing a quantity
in a backet and adding water by pressure tbrougb a bole In the bottom, allowing tbe water to overflow very
slowly when it bus worked up through
the sand. Tbe upward current will be
found to loosen the sand and to raise
tbe surface very slightly, separating
and lubricating the particles so tbat
they are easily displaced.
The bucket how .'contains genuine
quicksand. Tbe sand, owing to tbe
support it receives from the water,
has Its weight, or supporting power,
reduced proportlohnTely. weighing in
the water but thirty two and a bait
pounds as against ninety four pounds
wben dry. Bulk for bulk, the mixture
is nearly twice the weight of a man.
but Is too mobile to give support and
too thick to swim In In its natural
state, presenting an apparently firm
surface, resembling simply damp sand.
It Is tbe most deadly man trap conceivable.
Quicksand requires In all cases an
upward current whli h Is not quick or
strong enough to break through In
the form of a spring, ordinarily water flowing over quicksand will not
make it dangerous. It may be formed
In tidal, rivers and on the shores of
tidal seas by the rising tide saturating,
a porous stratum of ground bPlow high
water mark, and when the tide full., a
return current Is established through
the porous tsandyt ground with a "tiffl-
clent velocity to loosen the sand nnd
make It "quick."
A   permanent   quicksand   is   found
where a slow current ot'. fresh wittet ..
finds Its way  to tlie surface ot the
sand bed either lu Ihe7|n.it'tbiiupt, jt,
stream or elsewhere; yui<-ksjin<H-ttiat
are encountered during the sinking ot .
walls:and foundations are due to ilie
Influx of-water when the work7gets
below"spring level" or Hie ley.ei^ot
the water In"llie ground ;it limt^jjr-
ticulnr spot. The sand, beiiigideprived
of the lateral support ot liieiAylite. 411
the excavation, is pushed in fr«im -behind  by. Ihe   water currents  flowing
from all sides. .
: One of the most pe iitit-.i and grew-
sotne characteristics ot quicksand >n
that It Vlli soon etigiiii tiny oiijtk-t
cast upon lis surf aie. no iiuiiiVi- how
light that object may be' eveji.a perfectly dry slick." 7-
'.-■     : E99* Worth  Millions.   '.
Two |Hmi hed eggs oil t«ii:<f i.iioe
formed the foundation ot die, great
New York stock market. It tbe «'3:gs
were eaten securities iidvainjeu 111
price: If left untouched Wall.'str»ei
shivered and qtiotntloiis ennobled.
One morning tlie eggs proved worth-u
thousand limes their weight In gold
for the news that they had been eaten
with relish added '£ per cent to ac••
live stocks. Kveu I iter cent on Hit
$IO,0OO.UuU-MK_ securities listed on the
New Vork exchange would be eqnlva-
Ia...     »_.     _> flU. t__, .__i   *     'I...    ........     ,.!U__I_
-irutiO-*iw.»rw.w'r   ny sum- iruit*i«~i:i
Wall street swayed when seized by
hysteria, when hypnotized by a personality, when tost to the sound reason tbat usually governs its attlona.-
Bert C. Forbes lu \au Norden'Muga
' If troubled with indigestion, constipation,
no appetite or feel bilious, give Chamberlain's Stomach and Liver Tablets a trial
and you will be pleased with the result.
These tablets invigorate tlie stomach and
liver and strengthen the digestion. Sold
by all druggists.
It 8ounded Hopeful.
A young uiaii who was not particularly entertaining was monopolizing
the attention of a pretty debutuute
with a lot of uninteresting courcrsn-
"Now, my brother." be remarked In
the course of a dissertation on his
family, "Is Just tbe opposite ol me to
every respect. Do you know my
"No," tbe debutante replied demurely, "but 1 should like to.'-Uppln*
cptt's.  '
The Only Way.
•in there any method that will enable a man to uuaerstand a womanr
queried the innocent youth.
"_*he only fray* to understand a woman."' replied the home grown philosopher, "is not to try. Under these ^br-
cunwtancea she will reveal iMMMt
•Oner or later/'.     -
A'AA''-No-'Chance of That. .■•'.
A_1»^b<emtar> a«»pt*d gratefully a
nickel from the professional hufnorlst
'Tbarik you, sir," be said, hia votee
ribrant with deep feeling. "Oh, thank
you, sir, and may you lite-to be as
old aa your jokes!"*
A 7 Of Cfturlis*-
IUg?orter-Professor, what lahgaafs
do you suppose the people nearest the
"north jtote speak?   The Professor-
What a question!   Pttflsh; of cootMr*
Chicago Tribute - ^
Prices Quoted to Any Point
on the Lake
Ferry to Bear Creek every Friday.
Bob 66 Kelowna, B.C.
Boat Builder
Launches, Sail Boats
Skiffs, Canoes and Scows
Roto Boats find Canoes
_ or hire.
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, B; C. jw.6*
Cheap RreHH^oi
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Kelowna Saw-Mill Company, limited
wU deliver 20 :fock*wt^
$1.50'-J^St^S^/:/ '■ a^
Orders filled in rotation.
High-Class Bakers, Grocers aiw^l
Confectioners   '^M^M
Not somethings, but eveiythii^|iye^
sell is of one quality:    7 -:y%y
THE BEST.   11
¥   ¥
Huntley & i^sdmer s^ T^anrs,
'.'•■,. X '■"■'a.-'       ;
McVitie & Price's Biscuits.
Heinz's Pickles
and Sauces.
Wagstaff's Jams and Je
Bread, Cakes, Pastry*
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Thursday, FebrS
Fruit & Ornamental Trees
Having disposed of our nursery grounds to be cleaned
up by May, I am prepared to offer special prices on
all cash bargains.
Splended assortment of Ornamental Trees, acclimated
stock, having been growing on our grounds for years,
from 10c. up.
One of the best  selections  of  Roses  in B. C, all the
leading varieties, suitable for this section, in good two-
year blooming sizes, 25c. each, $20 per 100, $150 per
1000 ;  smaller ones half price.
50,000 fruit trees in  leading  varieties.    Let me  price
your list.
10,000 shade trees in all sizes and pi ices.
Greenhouses full of plants_in all sizes and prices, from
$3 per 100 pots up.
Office and  Packing Grounds,
3010, Westminster Rd., Vancouver.
W. C. T. U. Notes.
Conducted by the Ladies of the Kelcwne branch
of the W.C. T.U.
The W.C.T.U. meet every second Tuesday of die month at the home of one or
other of the members. Visitors are always
. Shall I Drink ?
From " A Young*Man's Questions," by
Robt. E. Speers.
Practically every young man is solicited
at some time or other to drink wine or
beer or some stronger drink. What shall
his attitude be on this question? Ought
he to be a teetotaler, or should he take
what he will be told is a moderate view,
and drink a little for the sake of sociability
and good fellowship ? If the question is
put in the extreme form : " Shall I become
a drunkard, or be a temperate man, even
to the extent of abstinence ? " every young
man will choose abstinence. But many
hold' that a middle course is much more
manly: that to decline to drink for fear of
becomine a drunkard or losing control of
one's appetite is an evidence of weakness
or cowardice. Some men allege that to
refrain from touching drink because its
abuse is evil is no more necessary nor admirable than to refrain from using language
because it is often put to evil service, or
fire, because it is dangerous, or any food
which can be over-used with harmful
One principle may bi clearly set forth at
the outset, namely, that it is within any
man's right to refrain from the use of all
intoxicating drinks. It is no man's duty to
use it as a beverage. Every man is within
his Christian liberty in refusing to touch it.
If any man moves in society that curtails
this liberty or denies it, his suspicion ought
to be aroused, for the next step will be the
abridgement of other liberties as well.
But I am going further than this. It is
not only a man's right to let liquor alone,
it is his duty. He owes it to society and
to himself as a worker. He cannot do his
best work except as a sober, clear-minded,
steady-nerved man. The railroads will
not employ men who are not sober, and
are coming more and more to prefer total
abstainers. Even bar-tenders are often
required to let drink alone. The idea that
it brightens the intellect and sharpens the
faculties is purely fallacious. This defence
comes as a rule from men upon whom the
habit has fastened itself, and who seek a
justification of it, and who obviously disprove their own contention. " I have never
used liquor," Mr. John G. Johnson, the
leading lawyer of Philadelphia, waa recently reported to have said, " because I don't
like it. But I know men who have used it,
and I don't think it ever brightened thtir
Not only does drinking not brighten the
intellect and increase its working power,
but it breaks down the integrity of nature
and the vitality of the men who drink.
" Alcohol is injurious," Dr. J. Solis-Cohen,
of Philadelphia, is reported by the same
paper which quoted Mr. Johnson's statement to have said. "A man may drink to
deaden his sorrow, but the pendulum will
always swing as far one way as it does the
other. If he finds joy or happiness in intoxication he will pay for it by consequential misery when he gets sober. It might
stimulate the minds of some men temporarily, but it will soon kill their intellects
and shorten their lives. Physicians agree
that it ii a bad thing. All stimulants are
injurious. A few years ago we stopped
the use of liquor in the House of Consumptives. Since that time there has been
a marked decrease in the number of
hemorrages. It is bad in every way."
To be continued.
Ellison School District.
(From our own correspondent.)
A concert is being arranged for
the 8th inst., in aid of a new public
hall for the district. It will be held
in the school house, and a good
time is promised. Gentlemen will
pay 50c, ladies, 25c, and children,
A public meeting of the residents
of this district was held in the
school house Tuesday evening to
discuss ways and means of erecting
a public hall. The' school house
is now being taxed to its utmost
capacity, being used for -school
work, religious services, choir
practice, and entertainments, and
is moreover far too small to accommodate any large gathering such
as we wish to see in our midst.
Mr. M. Hereron acted as chairman
and Mr. Guest was elected secretary of the meeting. Mr. Bulman
generously offered to donate a site
for the building. Mr. Hereron
offered to give 1,500 feet of lumber, and Mr. Carney the same
amount, while Mr. Conroy would
give 1,000 feet of dressed lumber.
It was thought that the proceeds of
the concert would cover the cost of
nails and windows." The name of
the hall was then discussed. Mr.
Conroy thought it unnecessary to
worry about a. name until the
building was under way. Mr.
Guest proposed that the name of
" Hermit Hall " should be given to
it, and was seconded, but Mr. Hereron and Mr. Bulman suggested
the name of " Ellison," which was
put to the vote and immediately
carried. So the new hall, which
we hope is the beginning of a new
townsite, .will be called the Ellison
Hall. A committee was then
elected to_ look after the business,
consisting of Mr. Bulman, Mr. Carney, and Mrs. Hay.
Garden, Field, CpcrVC
and Flower    OLALiUO
New crop now arriving from our growers in
England, France, Holland, Canada, and the
United States. All tested, as to vitality and
purity upon arrival. The best only is good
A A.      enough for our patrons.   Gatologue free.
Business will be continued at our old stand
until May, after that in new location which will
be announced later.
MI    jJCMDV     3010, Westminster Rd
•   «!•   jnHLillIV. I , Vancouver.
Played a Star Role In the History
of Some Nations.
The Herring Fisheries Proved an Important Factor In the Overthrow and
Ultimate Execution by the Headsr»an
of Charles I. of England.
A tale as stirring na any Action could*
be based on the part playpd by tL-> sea
herring In the history ot some ot *he
principal countries, writes Hugh M.
Smith In the National (icographlc Magazine. Its spawning utid feeding
grounds have determined tbe location
of cities, and in several Instances the
actual destiny of nations and tbe fate
of mouarcbs appear to have been involved In the herring fishery. Even
today the herring is a factor In empire. $
Countries In which the quest of the
herring is an important Industry are
the Duited States, the Canadian provinces of New Brunswick. Nova Scotia.
Quebec and British Columbia. Newfoundland. England. Scrtland, Wales
and Ireland. Norway. Sweden and
Denmark, Hussia. Uerman.v. Holland,
Belgium, France, Japan and Siberia.
The prosecution of th-.' Ijprritig fishery and trade has been considered not
beneath the dignity oi uobility and
royalty. Fitz-Ureene P.alletts tells us
Lord Stafford mines for coal and salt.
The Duke ot Morion: :leais in malt.
The Douglas in rec nernngs.
In 1G7. the Duke o* Vork and other
personages ot rank r.rineu a corporation called "the Company ot the Uoyal
Fishery of Enginii'l" for the purpose
of carrying on toe nerring risbery iu
the North sea. Ttv.v bunt a tient of
Dutch "busses" a .id manned iiumii
wltb Dutch fishermen ami nn-ii were
bankrupted by tbe en inure >>t their
vessels during a war with .'ranee in
1720 some 2,000 ol "the principal gentlemen of Scot's art" fornirti a :-<>in-
pany for he.rir.g tistiiim. nut were
quickly disrnptiiU. leaunc. u moiirulu:
lot of stockholders
In 1750 tbe Prince ol Wales i.e<;iuu
president or jjoveruor. ot a nerrtny
fishery, with h capital ot Si.:'*-* •.>'"■
whose metr.bei* -were ainniiu itir nrsi
meu in the eimno'ii." one ot tne promoters l)f<iii$ t>.iierui .lames ty.f-
thorpe. founder <m me <u.ie "I i.eisi
gia. Stock was tiinen wnti eim«-i-ue>--<
vessels were ouilt (pinKiv. i.uu wi'Hi.
were made to learn (lie >«*crets os iih-
Dutch methods ot curinu n^rnnu. o_i
tbe compi'uy suoii su-qientiHi. ami Ms-
failure cast on i lie hntsiisii ue'Tint
fishery au odium ma; runiiiin»-(i loi a
long rime.
It is a matter or a^eat nisitn-io.-ii m
teres, tliat the ner. 1114 nsiieru-.s -T..n,i-
bave been a prune sjin peiuap> ^utmost iiiiportiiut luc-'ir-hi itie over
throw ot diaries I. wilose UU'il-lf
toward (De i|eVH<i|.'ii -in ul num.- :lli<!
Colonial fisheries- wiif- 11111M uiil'i'.isoii
able and uiitiiriunii" At 1 dine u iihi
the Dutch herr'nu/h* i"i> rmii I'l.-um-i
such rnajjnliiHl*1 1 i-<t iirp<injthi-e mm
It was regarded :is tie --i-iyni arm i)
Holland" and when .he -miium' inm-'
fishermen were |nimii>m ih^n iiu-?h
tive callinc unrt»»i* t'«* eiiciniruai-ii m-
Ot tbelr government ilie i_ui_>i.«h tie"
pie u--ere chiirii'i: u«-d"» the am »-niir
restrictions in.pusi-it iiy iv\ni mi p'-'wi
on all who rlesir»(i tr; ensure in tir-iun-
anywhere oft the AM.^n.-iiii ri.:i.«i lie
tween tbe fortieth r-m forij-ei^nni iif-
grecs of north ih untie
This effort nn me .ini-t nt ti»" erowr
to Interfere with if? r-tieristieii pnvt
lege of "free H:-hii.<_ hud f>'_-iin unr!->i
James and was iieipjeaincii n> Charier
and was pi>runp> u\» tir-< in "1. ••••■in-
of farreachlnt! ditlcr-nco in.11 <pn|nj.
ap relative to ih<> prMoi_n'lvi> ni th»-
crown a.« against thr r|«n.x of tin snii
• At thf same time there was -\u ithe-
restrii-tion placed nn the -UiiTm >u r
home. When .huiifs ns^im-a tlr-
throne of England nls nm-j n-n ■i--»pi!
of but thirteen vessels, and Clur'p.
succeeded to a war hV<-t hnt iitt!"
stronger and utterly ltmde«1unip to
cope with tbe nary of the Dutch or
After Charles bad bepn str-tr.sfn'ly
opposed by the :'oinin< ns In hi., plan to
have 00 fishing •oi-dm ted on tbe
Atuirh-nn shores ?ve|i n> f.cnuls.Ion
of tbe company ol "noblemen, khI^'Un
and gentlemen" known a« the eottneli
of Ply mom b he levied -sinp money'
00 tbe fishing and niercuntlle vessels
at home In order to build up his navy.
with the distinct object ot breaking
op tbe Dutch herring fishery on the
shores ot England and driving the
Dutcb from "tbe. four narrow sens"
over which England claimed Jurisdiction.
At tbe expense of tbe fisheries and
navigation Charles finally fitted ont
the-largest war fleet Engla>><_ bad ever
had and succeeded In ois purpose, bo
far as tbe Dutch were concerned, bat
the levying of "ship money" stirred
up civil war at borne, and Charles paid
the extreme penalty.
The Exception.
"What are'the dining hours at your
"From 5 to 8 for all except the committee."
. "Why the exception?"
"Because rule 6 says, 'The committee Is at liberty at any time to fill any
vacancy  in  their  *-ody.'" ' *
Troublesome Teeth...
The Young One-Do yonr teeth erer
giro yoo trouble?,
The Old One-Ob, yes.  I mislay 'mi
St. Michael and All Angels' Church.
Holy Communion, first and third Sundays in the
month at 8 a.m.; second and fourth Sundays, after
Morning Prayer.
Litany on the first and third Sundays.
Morning Prayer at 11  o'clock;  Evening Prayer at
REV. THOS. GREENE. B. A.. Rector.
Knox Presbyterian Church, Kelowna.
Morning Services at 11 a.m.; evening servicesat 7:30
p.m.   Sunday School at 2:30 p.m.
Weekly Prayer Meeting on Wednesdays at 8 p.m.
Benvoulin Presbyterian Church.
Afternoon service at 3 p.m. Sunday School at 2 p.m.
REV. A. W. K. HERDMAN. Pastor.
If you Want Your Jams to keep^they
should be put up witK
Gane - Sugar - Only
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All B. C. Sugar Refining Company's Products
Consist Solely of .Pure CANE SUGAR.
™? British Columbia Sugar Refining
Company, Limited.
Kelowna Methodist Church.
Sabbath Service at 11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Sunday School at 2:30 p.m.
Midweek service Wednesday at 8 p.m.
REV. S. I. THOMPSON. Pastor.
Kelowna Baptist Church, Ellice St.
Sabbath Services at 11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Sabbath School at 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.
Read up Daily Except Sundays     Read down
10:45           Okanagan Landing 12:45
8:05            Okanagan Centre 2=25
Short's Point
7:15                  Kelowna 3:05
6:45                    Gellatly 3:40
6:15                   Peachland 4:15
5:25                  Summerland 4:52
5.-00                    Penticton 6:30
Electric Light Fittings of all descriptions
At moderate prices.
Here is a special purchase we have made:
2 light Brush Brass 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 Light and Bicycle Supply Co.
BOX 160
When you toant a choice
cut, gioe us a call,
or ring up.24.
Prank Baictinhitner, Manager.
See our big  showing of Remnants.
Hundreds of ends of all sorts and lengths to
choose from.    You can t fail to find a few
that will suit you.
Prices marked to make a speedy clearance.
First here will have the pick.
See to it that you are one. .
•   CASH.'
Established 1850.
CASH. Thursday, Feb. 3
The Orchard Citij Record
A Cow
Cure That
is in a Class
By Itself.
Those who need a cough
remedy-at all, always need
the best, and there is certainly none better, than
It is a remedy that acts as
quickly as any safe, remedy
can, and acts thoroughly.
Pinol Expectorant is the
kind of a remedy that should
be relied upon for general
family use. Equally good
for children or grown folks.
The next time a cough
comes, try this remedy—you
will depend upon it ever
P.1 Willits, Co.
Kelowna.     B. C.
J. A. Bigger
Plans and Estimaites Famished
Residence,   10 vLawrenpe Ave.
PHONE 95  '
.' Ladies'and
Gents* Tailors
Repairing: and Pressing
promptly attended to.
Layrilz Nursery
Jonathan,   Mcintosh Red
Wagner      Northern Spy
Italian Prunes
Small Fruits
Grape Vines Shade Trees
: - *-"    .
A large quantity of stock can yet
be supplied groton at Kelotona,
which can be planted same day
as dug from nursery.
Catalogue and Price List Free.
A. E. Boyer, Mngr.
A. R. Muirhead, Salesman.
Phone 110
No Scrip Extension. '
A contempory recently published a
statement to the effect that the time for
locating South: African veteran's warrants
had been extended for two years, giving
the veterans, or those to whojn they have
sold their scrip, until December 31st, 1912,
to select their land. The statement, how.
ever, has no foundation in fact. The enquiries of a Free Press, correspondent al
Ottawa elicitited the fact that the time for
locating has not been extended and is not
likely to be. The time expires on December 21st next.
Fernie'8 City Council.
The Fernie board of trade have succeeded in inducing Mayor Herchmer and four
members of last year's council to offer for
election. Two other candidates have also
been selected by the board. The recent
muicipal elections were a failure from
lack of candidates.
-Blind Pig Near Nanaimo.
At the provincial police court, Nanaimo,
Mrs. Rogers, a resident was fined $450
and costs for selling liquor without a
license. On her last appearance, only a
few weeks ago, she was fined $250 and
costs, but thia fine, large as it was, did not
deter her from still carrying on a " blind
pig." The provincial police, under the instruction of Chief Stephenson, kept the
premises under strict surveillance,' and
there was hot much trouble in getting evi.
dence for another conviction. Chief Step--
conducted the case for the prosecution,
alleging that "the place as: carried on by
Mrs. Lawrence was ruining the youth of
the district. He had received "complaints
from parents who asserted that what in
reality were beer bills figured as candy
accounts.,. Mrs. Rodgers paid the fine and
was informed by the magistrate that if she
was again convicted the fine would be
$1000, or in default, two years in jail.
Earl Grey's Successor.
It is stated thatthe Earl of Orrington
will succeed Earl Grey in Canada, and that
the latter will succeed Lord Minto in India.
Earl Carrington was governor of New
South Wales from 1885 tho 1890, and Has
president of the British board of agriculture
since 1905.   He is a strong Liberal
Gold to-be Sent to Ottawa.
'*'   '..'",.     '' ' ■ - ■       '.■     ' -.    >
As the result of representations to the
government by gold producers, of the
Yukon and by the department of mines, it
is almost certain that changes will be
made in the regulation governing the
regulations governing the transference of
gold in Canada which will divert to the
royal mint in Ottawa the gold of the Yukon
and British Columbia which is now sent to
the United States mint in'San.Francisco or
to Seattle by the Dominion assay office.
C.P.R.'s Immigration Campaign.
Already Americans are responding in
larg numbers to the Canadian Pacific railway's " Why-not-gb-to-Canado ? " campaign. Although the company's advertisements have only appeared in American
agricultural jdurnals during the past few
ays, enquiries'for literature and generl information are already being received in
Frozen Oranges.
Wholesale fruit merchant* are being advised that the low-lying districts of Southern 'California have suffered considerably
from heavy frosts recently which will
greatly affect the orange crop. They have
also been warned against the shipment by
unscrupulous merchants of frosted oranges."]
These agents are said to be making haste
with their work so that the goods may be
accepted bv the dealers before the damage
is shown. Discussing the matter, R. Rf
Scott said to a Free Press representative
concerning frozen oranges, " At first you
cannot recognize by the color whether the
orange has been frozen or not, and it is
almost impossible to detect it except
in the flavor. In the course of a few
weeks, however, any person can at once
recognize a frozen orange without cutting
it open, by its weight, as the frost has the
effect of drying up the orange and the
juice disappears."
Saloonkeepers Must Go to Church.
Saloon keepers at Indianapolis who
violate the closing hour hereafter will be
compelled to keep their saloons closed
until they can produce a letter from a
preacher certifying that they have attended
church on at least one Sunday morning
and remained throughout the service.
Such was the ruling of mayor Samuel
Lewis Shank in to cases last Thursday.
Cannerymen Rah for Reduction of
With a request for a reduction in the
taxation of canneries a deputation os Vancouver and Victoria salmon cannerymen
wuited on commissioner of fisheries Bowser. It was asked that the license tax of
$100 on salmon canneries be reduced to
$50, that where salteries are operated in
canneries already taxed as such that there
should be no extra tax because of the
saltery operations, and in the case of separate saltery buildings it was urged that
the tax should be but $50. The deputation
also requested that the present assessment
of $10,000 upon canneries carrying a single
line of machinery, $15,000 on two-line
canneries, and $30,000 on four-line plants
should be abolished, and that no taxation
in that respect should be collected, it being
urged that the tax of two cents per case on
the output of the canneries was as much
as the industy could bear.
Railtoaymen'8 Risks.
A. Carrington,  brakeman  on  a CP.R.
freight train was thrown from the top of a -
car \t\e\ week near Savona, and sustained
serious  concussion  of   the   brain:which
rendered him- unconscious.   The accident
was    caused    through   something   going
wrong with the airbrakes and breaking the
train in two.   Carrington .was on the top.
of a  car in  the ordinary course of duty
and  was  thrown to the ground.   The injured fhan was taken to Kamloops hospital;
and was' still unconscious when- admitted.
This  is  Carrington's  third accident since -
going on the road last June.
Sunday Closing of Post Offices.
The Lord's Day alliance will have no
support from the New Westminster board
of trade in the matter of the closing, of
the post offices on Sunday. A canvas of
the board has been taken with the result
that a large majority has declared against
any act of parliament being introduced
which will cause the closing up of the
post office on Sunday. It is interesting to
note that at a recent meeting of the city
council the vote was almos unanimously
the other way. . .
Canadian Northern and Their
' As a result of representations recently
made to the Saskatchewan government by
the Greater Regina club, assurances have
been received that so far as possible steps
would be taken to ensure that all supplies
required in connection with lines constructed under provincial guarantee shall be
purchased within the prov'nee. The club
was informed that the matter was broached
in a recent interview of premier Scott with
president Mackenzie of the C.N.R., who
expressed himself as willing to follow such
a policy in connection with the lines of his
CoalM iner'KHIed.
John Kepsek, a German employed at
No. I north mine, Coal Creek, owned by
the Crow's Nest Pass Coal company, received fatal injuries last week. Kepsek,
who : was a miner on the' afternoon shift,
while "proceeding with his work was struck *
on the head by a large fall of rock from
the roof.   His death was instantaneous.
People of India Want Kingdom of
Their Own.
It developed at the trial of an alleged
Indian conspirator that the plans of conspiracy against the British Indian government included the establishment of an
independent Kingdom, with a king, an
imperial council cf five, a house of princes
and a house of commons, the latter to
have a membership of thirty. The seat of
government was to be at Dehi.
Do'you know that croup can be prevented . Give Chamberlain'* Cough Remedy
as soon as the child becomes hoarse or
even after the croupy cough appears and
it will-prevent the attack. It is alto a certain cure for croup and has never been
known to fail.   Sold by all druggists.
Mysterious Comet Identified.
The following declaration by J. P. Hughes
regarding the mysterious comet which haa
so interested the scientific world by appearing suddenly unheraled in a blaze of
glory in the western sky, and which has
not yet been identified, will be found of
considerable interestt 'I submit to the
public in general, and to the scientific
world for examination, a calculation that
the comet now seen from lat. 49-53, long.
97-7, has a period of 231 years and was
Ia«t seen Jan. 25, 1680, and will not appear
again until 2140 A. D.
Neto Lake Steamers.
Capt. J. C. Gore and David Stephens,
superintendent and chief engineer respectively of the CP.R. lake and river service
in British Columbia left last week for
Toronto in connection with the placing of
the contracts for the steel hull and machinery for a new Arrow lake steamer. The
boat -will embody many new features not
hitherto seen in this country. It will cost
in the neighborhood of $120,000, and is expected to be ready for 1911 summer travel
on the Arrow lakes. An addition to the
passenger fleet on the Kootenay lake is
also contemplated.
While it is often impossible to prevent
an accident, it is never impossible to be
prepared—it is not beyond any one's purse.
Invest 25 cents in a bottle of Chamberlain's
Liniment and VIJ are prepared for sprains,
bruises and ,i!:e injuries. Sold by all
at about the
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.
Central Okanagan Land& Orchard Co.
Sales conducted on per
centage or contract.
-P.O. Box 383, Kelowna.
* \^LM* JLXiA JL
And Vernon Dry Cleaning
and Dyeing Works
at Office, Pendozi Street/ next door
Kelowna Mfg. Co.
Or drop a post card to
Spray and Spray Pumps
Spraymotor *Spray Pumps.
Goulds Spray Pumps.
Peming Spray Pumps.
Myers* Spray Pumps.
Auto Hand Spray Pump.
All kinds of Nozzels, Hose, and Fittings^
Niagara Lime and Sulphur Spray
Pindrays' Lime and Sulphur Spray.
Carried in Stock.
Collections,  Monday.
Delivery,   Saturdays.
Xmas Post Cards
and Views
Pendozi Street   •    Kelowna
When in town call and see our
Car of Cutters, Bdb-Sleighs,
Harness, and Democrats.
Importer and Dealer in all kinds of
I 6
The Orchard Oitij Record
Thursday, Feb. 3
The Kelotpna Land
and Orchard Co.,
Cadder Avenue       Abbott Street
Willow Avenue
On Easy Terms
Under Irrigation and Domestic Systems
K. L. 0. Co/s Office, Leon St
&rJZ--.-li^'£!fS.^i ■*?.:..?&>&?..■.•J.-^&^mZ
t hoiic 5b
Offices on
Leon Ave.
P.O. Box 273
Any Day in the Week.
| Social and Personal
Mr. F. R. E. DeHart returned
from the coast last Friday.
Messrs. E. R. Bailey and H. B.
Burtch returned from a visit to
Vernon last _*riday.
Mr. Chas. Burtch, of Summerland
was a visitor in town last Monday.
Messrs. H._W. Raymer and T. G.
Speer left on Friday morning last
for Victoria, where they will attend
the convention held in connection
with the Farmers' Institute.
F. E. Renard of Gh ichen, Alta,<
was an arrival here on Friday last.
Mr. and Mrs. A. Slater, of Armstrong, were visitors in town last
E. Newby left last Monday on a
business trip to the coast.
Dr Boyce left last Friday on a
visit to the coast.
Mr. and Mrs. M. J. Monckton
left on Monday last for Vancouver
where they will join their son, who
is now stationed at that point.
They intend making their future
home there.
A Frances Willard memorial
service will be the form taken at
the next monthly meeting of the
W. C.T. U„ to be held at the home
of Mrs. A. S. Cox on February 8th.
All interested are cordially invited
to attend.
A St. Valentine's Ball will be
held on Monday next, Jan. 7.
To Our Patrons and
the General
We are adopting The McCASKEY
our accounts. This system has
been in successful operation for a
number of years among the"*; leading merchants of the country, who
are unanimous in their endorsement of it. With this system we
are enabled to give you an itemized
bill with each purchase, which, you
will readily see, prevents the possibility of any difference between
you and us, as to the condition of
your account with us, for we have
no record of. which you have not
an exact copy* because all^charges
will be made in duplicate.
In order to secure your hearty
co-operation we furnish you with
a sales-slip holder to hold our
sales-slips, and wish to assure you
that the appearance on each sales-
slip of your total indebtedness to
us has no personal application to
you or to any other customer, but
is merely a part of the successful
operation of the system.
Under this system the need for
sending out monthly statements is
avoided, the last purchase slip
issued in the month showing your
total indebtedness to us. This
amount is due and payable to us
on -the first day of the following
month. It is therefore necessary
that you get a slip with each purchase.
We will gladly detail the working of the system | to you if you_
should like it further explained. It
is a system that will appeal to anyone, as by it mistakes are made
We thank you for past favors,
and hope by careful attention to
your wants to merit a continuance
of your trade.
Very truly yours, .
;Phonfe.34     Theres many a slip 'tween   Phone.34
cap and lip.
You will make no slip if you sip Josselyn's
Teas or Coffees,
for they are the most delicious in town, ancUare
noted for their QUALITY, STRENGTH, and FLAVOR
c. c j
For Staple and Fancy Groceries.
Curious Facte About the Irregularitie.
of the Tides.
To tbe ordinary lauds man tides along
the coast are most puzzling. Be bas
been taught that the tides rise and
fall twice In the twenty-four hours
and that this depends in some mysterious way upon the moon. But when
It occurs that In bis travels he sees a
spot along the shore where there Is
no tide at all be is at n loss to' explain the phenomenon.   <!*%■■.
To be exact, there is only one ocean
in the world where the tides follow
the moon with absolute regularity.
This is tbe great Antarctic basin, and
the reason is that there and there only
is to be found a sweep of water entirely uninterrupted by land. The
enormous wave raised by the moon's
attraction courses round the world
south of Cape Horn aud the Cape of
Good Hope with absolutely nothing to
break it. In the northern hemisphere
great masses of land Interrupt tbe tidal
waves and, combined with the shallowness of Inland seas, cause them to
perform antics that seem most strange.
The depth of water has much to do
with tidal Irregularities. Out In the
open ocean, when the tide Is nbyssmal
—that Is, about 5,000 fathoms—the
speed of the waves is amazing' Where
the depth decreases to five fathoms the
tide travels at a comparatively slow
rate. In England, for example, which
is surrounded by narrow, land broken
seas, the result is that tbe Britons get
some of the most terrible and dangerous tidal races and currents.      '
The most formidable is the whirlpool between the Island of Jura and
Scarba, on- tbe west coast of Scotland. This is known as the "Caldron
of the Spotted Seas." Here is a race
running at a speed to be matched only
by a mountain torrent. The force of
a heavy tidal current pushing up a
wide mouthed river causes what is
termed a "bore." The most striking
example of this tidal feature is seen
on the Amazon, a moving wall of water thirty feet high and reaching from
bank to bank rushing inland from the
Errors That Were Pointed Out by Un-
■£      feeling Editors.
"Now. what do you think of that7"
asked tbe youthful illustrator ruefully
as be tossed his comrade a letter. It
was from an editor, and its mandate
was stern,   it said:
"Dear Sir—Permit me to call your
attention to tbe Importance of reading
a story before attempting to illustrate
it. I am aware that the modern artist
does -not observe this rule, but it is
imperative In this office. If you will
examine the text of the story sent you
for illustration you will learn that the
army officer mentioned is said to have
taken his fishing reel out of his haversack, and you have made a picture
showing this officer-who, by the way,
is a brigadier general—with a knapsack strapped to his back. A knapsack, my dear sir, is not a haversack.
Furthermore, ho army officer ever carried a knapsack or ever 'w11' carry
one. If the general should see your
drawing be would be insulted. Will
you please acquaint yourself thoroughly with tbe appearance of a haversack,
correct your drawing and return it to
this office at tbe earliest possible
date?' ■-'-•■
"Just think of having to know all
such details!" exclaimed the artist
"Tbafs nothing," bis studio, comrade
responded consolingly. "I made an
awful break once. 1 painted a picture
to illustrate a story in which a widow
got married, and 1 depicted the bride
in a long white veil. Of course 1
thought the drawing was a beauty
and a wonder, and 1 was ecstatic over
the way I bad bandied that effect in
white. Imagine bow crushed 1 wai
to have the editor—by tbe way, sh«
was a woman—smile witheringly and
tell me that no widow ever wore a
veil wben being remarried. How was
I to kaow that? I have never bees s
A King's Umbrella.
(The king of tbe Belgians Once left
his umbrella In a hansom when drir-
ing to Brussels. This was returned to
his majesty a few hours afterward by
the proud cabby, who was offered for
bis honesty by.King Leopold tbe ram
of 100 francs. The astute Jehu, however, begged a great favor of the king.
Could be have tbe umbrella instead of,
the money? The favor waa granted,
and before many days bad passed the
cabman bad put up the umbrella for
sale, and it was knocked down to some
royal enthusiast for . 1,100 francs.
When King Leopold beard of this be
exclaimed, "Well, I've heard of an umbrella being put up to keep off showers of rain, but this seems to .have
been put up to bring down showers ol
goldl"—London Globe.
A Politician's Theory.
"Why did Dlogenpp. adopt those
spectacular methods in his effort to
find an honest man?"
"Oh," answered Senator Sorghum,
"1 suppose' he bad a Lard job that
paid neither snlury nor perquisites
that he wauled to work off.on somebody." . • '
Hubby's Plot.
"I wish 1 were u heroine, George."
"Why, It Is easy for you to become
a heroine, dear."
"I'd like to know how?"
"The woman who Is not nfrald to
remain alone whil»« her husband goes
to a poker party Is n heroine."
Books ennflot always please, however
good; minds are uot ever craving for
During the week Drs.' Huycke
and Shepherd will move into their
new offices in Pendozi street; The
building has been fitted* up in_a
very neat and cosy manner, and at
least they will be comfortable in
their new quarters.
. Dr. W. J. Sippell, President, of
the Columbia Methodist"" College
will preach in the Methodist church
on Sunday next.
Mi. Lewis is having a pumping
plant put in at his property on the
benches. Mr. Newby is looking
after the installation.
It is learned with regret that Mrs.
C. C. Josselyn is down with typhoid
fever. It is sincerely hoped that a
speedy recovery will attend the
E. Newby has signified his in-
'ention of placing a large building
oh his block in Water street,
opposite the Opera House. The
building will be of cement and will
have rooms overhead, the lower
portion being used for a store. The
structure will measure 80x35 ft.
Owing tQ the mild weather,
many of the Westbankers have
signified their intention of starting
plowing within the next few days.
Mr. J. M. Lang"has returned to
the boot and shoe business, and
has taken up his stand inthe office
formerly used by Mr. W. A. Tooth
as a real estate office.
Mr. J. B. Knowles has taken the
offices of Drs. Huycke and Shepherd in main street, and will
transfer, his jewelery store to those
premises. The inside partitions
are to be taken down so: as to
make a large floor space.
Mr. Chas. Harvey moved into
his new offices in the Raymer
block last Saturday.
Mr. H. S. Rose is glorying in the
amount of eggs he is getting from
his chickens at present. During the
winter he has got his rahche ori'the
K. L. O. bench in fine shape, and
will go into the growing of onions
and late cabbages extensively "this
year. '. yyAyA--
y The trees are beginning to bud,!
. T he birds are beginning to sing.
The plow has returned to the sod;
All gentle, reminders of spring.
A number of new pupils have
been admitted to the school during
the past week. -There is, however,
room for a few more, arid any
parents who contemplate sending
their children to school this term,
should do so at once as the room
is limited. '
Mr. G. H. E. Hudson is having
an extensive alteration made to the
back of his studio. He is having a
two storey structure built, the lower
portion of which will be used as a
store and. show room, while .the
upper storey will be covered in sis
a studio, giving'a forty fool room.
This will enable . Mr. Hudson to
take larger portraits than he has
been able to in the past.:
Under the auspices of the Ladies'
Aid of the Knox church, two concerts will be held in the Opera
H6use,~6riie on February 25th, the
on March 22nd. Both of the concert
companies are sent out by the C.
P. Walker^Co., of Winnipeg, and
reports of an assuring nature are
appearing in every town they haye
visited. The first concert will be a
Scotch one, with Mr. Robert
Meikle at the head, ably supported
by Mr. Fred. Lloyd, who is recognized* as a first class "exponent of
Harry Lauder's Scotch songs. The
second concert will be of an Irish
nature, and will have at its head
Miss Eillen Maguire, supplemented
by a very strong caste.
Burglaries""and"petty 'thefts are
reported from various points in
town and also in the country. It is
surly time the police commissioners
looked into the matter and caused
some steps to be taken to bring
the delinquents to justice.
HI J. Welsh was brought before
Magistrate Burne last Monday
charged with brutally ill-treating a
horae, by driving it in an unfit condition from South Okanagan into
town \yith a load of; cord wood.
The. animal was literally torn in
holes by the ill fitting harness, and
was; underfed. Near Pendozi street
the animal fell down exhausted, at
which point police Hidson took the
beast in charge. Welsh was fined
$10 and costs, the magistrate dealing leniently with the case owing
to it being a first offense.   - S' i:
Dr. Mathison, Dentist. Rowcliffe
Block.- Phone89.
Rev. Thompson will preach in
the 'Rutland church on Sunday
morning next, and in the Whelan
church7a_ -3 o'clock in the afternoon".- ■-'•■      ■;-■■' .;,.  .-■■.;■ •'7.7'
The Women's Missionary Society
of the Methodist church, met .in
the Methodist parsonage last week.
Mrs." Thompson read a paper, giving an account of the work of the
society in Japan, after which a
Japanese tea was served by the
hostess .to the twenty _ members
Mr. Thompson, of the Thompson
Stationery Co., of Vancouver, arrived last Thursday together with
his son, daughter and neice, to
spend a few months in Kelowna.
Mr. Thompson was a visitor here
some two years ago, and is very
well satisfied with the progress the
town has mde since his last visit.
.""•> The trustees have decided to
shingle the roof and paper the inside of the Benvoulin Presbyterian
church. The work, however, will-
not start until next month.
The' Ladies' Aid met at the home
of Mrs. N. D. McTavish last week
for the purpose of electing officers
for the year. The following were
elected : President, Mrs. D. Leckie;
VicerPres-, Mrs. J. Harvey; "Sec,
Mrs; McTavish, and Treas., Mrs.
W. B. M. Calder. The meeting was
largely attended.
The pastor ' received * ten " new
members into the Methodist church
last Sunday. •
Mr. and Mrs. Brown, who until
lately have occupied a house in
town, next to the English church,
have moved'into the country,
occupying the house until lately
the residence of Mr. D. McEachern.
The Presbyterian manse has been
connected with the telephone sys- -
tern during the past week.   .-•
7 The Benevolent Society-will meet
aC'the home of .Mrs. G. Rowcliffe
on Saturday next at 3:30 p,m. All
ladies interested are invited to
attend. . ;
The^'local Council 'of Royal-
Templars of Temperance was organized last week by the deputy
organizer, Rev. S. }.. Thompson.
The following officers were elected
for the year: Geo. E. Thompson,,
S. C. CMiss Goy, V. C.; Rey. S. J7
Thompson, P.C.; W;.r A.- Hunter,
Chaplain; K. F. Qxl<sy7 Rec.-Sec.;7
L. McKillicahi Fin.-Sea; Miss M.
Thompson, Treas.; P. ■ O. Bird,
Herald; Miss R. McKillican, dep.-
Herald, Miss_ Saunders,. Guard;
Norman Day, Sentinel.—^Trustees:
T. E.. Cooper, J. Birch 'and"A;•■&■ *
Cox. Theshew; society- organized
will beuva position to grant life
insurance^and sick benefits at
reasonable rates, having the ad-
vantagethat the members are total
abstainers. Rev. Thompson, whjJ
irresponsible for the organization,
will be glad to receive the names
of any Royal Templars ' who have
been members in other places.
The officers wilFbe installed this
evening..- ..'-A'*--'
A report has been circulated
^during the week_.that*'a..rancher.,
from the K.L.O. bench 'had been
held up and robbed while taking
a short cut across the Guisachan '
ranch on his way home last Saturday night. The affair caused much
excitement in the district, and no
little consternation amongst the
ladies of Benvoulin, who have been
afraid to go out of their houses
after dark. The supposed robbery,
however, appears to have been
nothing more than a practical joke
on the part of a few friends of the
victim. They sptang out of the
darkness and accosted him, but he
made away from them, and in
getting over, a fence he fell in such
a way as to enipty his pockets of
their contents. Upon reaching
home he was of the opinion that
he had been robbed, but such was
hot the case, for upon returning to
the; scene of the encounter he
found his money and gocket knife
lying in a ditch.    'A''7'rm-5. \
'. # A storm* spring up last Monday
afternoon, causing the Aberdeen,
which was opposite the point at
the time to- experience some"little-
difficulty in making her journey
down the lake. Tne storm died
down almost as suddenly as it
sprang up, no damage, however, is
reported. 'yy
An attack of the jrip ia often followed
by a persistent cough, which to many
prove* a great annoyance. Chamberlain s
Cough Remedy hat been extensively used
and with good success (or the relief and
cure bf thia cough. Many cases have been
cured after all other remedies had failed.
Sold by all druggiats. ■Thursday, Feb. 3
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News of the Valley.
Word is received from Naramata
that a young Englishman named
Harry Hill was killed instantly last
week while working in the bush.
He was assisting at logging and
while driving a team which was.
towing a log he fell, the log rolling
over his body with the resuh already mentioned. So far as is
known his relatives' are. all. in I
Lancashire, England.'
Reeve Lang, of Peachland, entertained his new and old councillors
and the members of the district
school board at a banquet last
Mayor Husband, who resigned
h is seat at Vernon as the people
were dissatisfied with him getting
in by acclamation, won out over
H. W. Knight last Thursday by a
majority of 85 votes.    .
The Old Countrymen are.going
to have a swell spread at their
banquet in.the Montebello on the
18th of February. There promises
to be something doing at the .first
annual spread of the Sandys,; the
Pats, the Taffys, and_ well-r^he
Willies.—Salmon Arm Observer.
A crowd of fifteen young skating
enthusiasts went up to Gellatley's
last Saturday to enjoy' a day's
skating. The ice was in. fair 'condition with a little water an top,
this, however, was ,kept .fairly
mopped, up by the novices, who
apparently took this way of contributing to the enjoyment of the
other members of the party. One
young man was unfortunate enough
to step into an air hole up to his
waistband. But in spite of these
litde drawbacks everyone' enjoyed
the outing and returned by the
Okanagan at night voting it af,fine
day's sj>brt.—-Summerland Review. ■■
A land seekers exursionfrom the
Prairies passed through to Kelowna
on Wednesday. In conversation
with one of them it was learned
that the crowd knew nothing ofthe
farming district here, neither did
they know that fruit was grown in
the Spallumcheen.—Armstrong Ad-
Vertiser. .
The secretary of the Okanagan
farmers' institute, in his annual report to members, stated that it
would be advisable to^impresSj on
the government the necessity of
establishing- packing, schools and
an experimental farm/ Mr. R.
Gillespie said they wanted such a
farm to teach cultivators what could
be grown with safety.^flThe officers
of the institute for 1910 are': R.
Gillespie, president; W. Scott-Allan
vice-president; H. P. Lee, secretary, and L. Norris, Newman, S.
P. French, Sr., Kent, C. Quesnel,
Frook, Venables and H. G. Scott.
Mr. Gillespie is delegate to the
Central Farmers' institute.
City Clerk Roseman moved into
the handsome' City Offices in the
City Hall on Tuesday, and bright
and early Wednesday n.orning a
Union Jack was flying from the
mast-head. Wednesday evening
the City Hall was formally opened
there being a large crowd present
Workmen are engaged on the
task of raising the roof of the bank
block at Summerland. The upper
ceilings have always been somewhat low and they propose adding
an extra eight feet to the height of
the roof.
—Enderby Press.
Mr. J. B. Knowles has purchased
the property next to P. B. Willit's
store, and will occupy same about
March 1st. Before moving he is
going to offer almost the entire
stock at from 20 to 50 per cent,
discountto make room for the new
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Thursday, Feb. 3
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cheap an article may be, if it is not of
good quality, you might better leave it
Go to the
Store of Plenty
For Good Goods at Low Prices.
Specials for Sat Feb. 5th.
Sardines in oil, regular 1 Oc,
Saturday, 4 tins for 25c
Laundry Starch, regular 2 for 25c,
Saturday, 1 Oc. pkg.
C. & B. and Lipton's Jam, reg. 30c,
Saturday 20c bot.
McCormidk's Sodas in tins,   Sat., 25c
Paris Lump Sugar, 21b box, reg. 25c,
Saturday, 20c box
"Braid's Best" Coffee, 51b tins, $2.25
Saturday, $ 1.75 tin
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Phone 35 Phone 35■'
A South African Child Who Ran to
Meet the Big "Doggie."
The Infant son of one of tne Dutch
settlers in Soutb Africa bad strayed
uway. After some time a search party discovered little footprints leading
in the direction of the busli. Following up these, tbe search party came
upon a large open space, at tbe further side of which they discovered the
object of their search sitting bugging
a little wooden doll and munching a
piece of bread and butter. Before
tbey could make their way through
tbe thick, tangled undergrowth a large
lion sprang into the clearing. Tbe 111
tie boy, far from being frightened, rau
to meet tbe Hon, holding up bis bread
aud butter and said, "Take a bite,
The father stood powerless to move
or speak through fear, expecting each
instant to see tbe child crushed under
the lion's paw, but Instead of doing
as be dreaded tbe Hon turned bimseli
over and lay on his back at tbe child's
feet, looking up in bis face as a cat
would do at play. Watching his opportunity, the father raised bis gun
and tired, bitting tbe Hon In tbe leg
The animal sprang up and, leaving the
child, rushed on tbe party, injuring
two of tbe number before it was Anally killed. From this circumstance tbe
child was immediately christened by
the settlers •'Daniel."—London Family
An Incident of the Land League Agitation In Ireland.
One morning during tbe Land league
agitation Mr. Parcel! left Dublin by
tbe early mail train for Kosc-oinnion
to address a meeting. On arriving in
tbe town be received a telegram from
Dublin which ran:
Missed mail train. Will get down at a
o'ciocn   Postpone meeting till 1 arrive.
Mr. Pan-ell was pleased to learn that
'JL. M Healy, M. P., was coming down
Delighted, too, were the local promoters ol ibe demonstration, and tbe meet
ing was gladly postponed for a few.
At 3 o'clock tbe railway station and
its approaches were thronged with
|M>opie with bands and banners, and
tbe train from Dublin steamed in
umiU terrific cheering tor Tim Healy.
1 be train pulled up, a carriage door
opeued, aud tbe local reception com
inittee rushed to it, when out stepped
"Healy," but It was not T. M. Healy
M. P. It was \V. Wallace Healy. a
well kuowu reporter on tbe staff ot
tbe lrh-h Times.
He bud been assigned to tbe Koscom
mon meeting, bad missed tbe mat.
train, uud It was most important that
bis paper should have a report ot .\l7
l'uriiell's speech; hence the telegram.
—Pearson's Weekly..
Without It There Would Exist a Queer
State of Affairs.
Without the atmosphere, besides ihe
Inconvenience to breathing, a great
many peculiar things would be observed that would seem very extraordinary to us. The sun would rise
straight up in the morning into a sky
"as black as ebony, traverse a black
sky and sink down to rest at night
into a black bed. No beautiful glories
of the sunset and sunrise would appear, no blueness of tbe heavens be
.seen, no red sun gradually growing
brighter, but one that would rise as a
fiery orb and remain thus all day. No
twilight and no daybreak could cheer
us, for there would be notblng to diffuse tbe light $
Unless tbe sun shone directly on a
thing we could not see It Thus our
houses would have to be. made ot
some transparent substance or else be
artificially lighted In the daytime. No
soothing shades would appear in the
landscape, but everything would stand
out boldly and clearly, every object
casting dense black shadows that
would render Invisible any one entering them. No voice or music could bo
beard, for there would be no medium
to carry it No birds or insects could
flit about in the trees and above us,
for there would be notblng to enable
them to utilize tbeir wing motion. No
clouds would be seen In tbe Intensely
black sky, and no thunderstorms or
high winds would be possible. No
vegetation could exist, and no animal
could live. In fact, this old earth
would be as dead as Hector as far as
activity was concerned.
?et this is tbe exact. condition of
affairs on tbe moon, which bas no atmosphere and consequently suffers every one of these disadvantages.
It is ratber interesting to contemplate the successive events on the
earth If tbe atmosphere should be
quickly removed. Tbe Brst thing tbat
would probably happen is that every
animal, insect, Osh, bird and plant
would suffer a violent explosion, for
each contains air at a pressure of fifteen pounds to tbe square inch on tbe
outside, wbicb is balanced by an equal,
pressure on tbe Inside and would rust-
outward on tbe first pressure being
removed. This can be showu by placing the band over an air pump and
gradually exhausting the air. Tbe part
exposed will gradually swell. Another
illustration- Is when a tornado sweeps
round a bouse, taking tbe outside air
away for an Instant If tbe house is
closed tbe windows and doors will be
blown outward wltb enormous force,
and sometimes tbe sides themselves of
the bouse are blown in all directions.
The People's Store
Phones:  Grocery, 214   Dry Goods, 314     Office, 143
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Things Thet Amused Lear, the English
Artist and Writer.
It is not surprising tbat tbe girted
inventor of such classic . imaginative
nonsense as 'Tbe Jum biles" and "Tbe
Owl and tbe Pussy Cat" took a keen
delight in tbe real nonsense or real
life, whenever be changed to encounter It During a doleful stay In a
dreary little mining village where it
rained all tbe time and he was not
well and could not accomplish tbe
work he bad set bis heart on doing
tbe late. Edward Lear, although a
good and decorous churchgoer, found
bis source of. cheer.in the parish clerk.
"Ob, beloved clerk!" he wrote gratefully to a friend. - "He reads tbe
psalms enough to make you go into
fits. He said last Sunday, 'As white
as an old salmon,7 Instead of 'White
as snow In Salmon,' 'a Hon' for 'alien
to my mother's children' and tbey
are not guinea pigs' Instead ot 'guiltless.' Fact, but 1 grieve to say he's
turned out for ibe same and will, never more please -my toolisb ears."
Even funnier.<• was.tbe erratic Mug-
lisb of a foreigner which once enllT-
esed for bim tlie prolonged formalities
of an official dinner.
"Bitting next to tbe captatn of as
Austrian frigate at Sir. H. Sterle's on
Thursday evening," be recorded, "tbe
German officer said to a subaltern—
tbe conversation was about the good
looks of women—'1 do tblnk tbe Iflng-
lli&wotnan conserve ber,aperient gal*
ship (girlhood) Ipnger than all tbe women, even as far as her antics' (antiquity, age).
"Tbe subaltern withered wltb confusion'till 1 ventured to Interpret,
The; English woman preserves, ber appearance of youtb longer tban all wo*
men, even If she be old.'"
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—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 Mission Ranch.
FOR SALE-Pair  Hockey  boots  and
skates, size 7_, Record Office x
FOR SALE—Fresh Milch Cows. Apply
W. F. Flemming, Mount View Ranch,
Kelowna. 6tf
FURNISHED   ROOMS to  let.   Apply
W. A. Hunter. 6-9
TO LET—House  on  Pendozi Street, 9
rooms. Apply Box 287, Kelowna.       6-8
LOST—Woolen  rainbow   shawl.     Finder
please notify Box 236, Kelowna. 8-9
TAKE NOTICE-^hat 1, R. N. Rice, will
not' be responsible for any debts contracted   by   Mrs.   Phoebe    Jane   Rice.
R. N.RICE.        8.11
FOL SALE—Four Buff Orpington (Cook
Strain), Two at $3. and two at $5 each.
Apply A. E. Harrison, Rutland. 8tf
FOR SALE.—One driving colt, rising
three, and one milk cow. E. Newby,
Glen Avenue. 9tf
YOUTH WANTED   to  learn  printing
business.   Record Office.
FOR SALE: chestnut -gelding, good
driver and gentle; also chestnut mare,
good general purpose, 1200. Apply box
X, Record Office. 10-lp
FOR SALE. A number of pullets,
Leghorn, Wyandotte, Minorca, Orpington,
Apply box 25, Record office.
HAY FOR SALE.   700 tons  of  choice
Timothy hay in stack at the Postill Ranch,
11 miles north of  Kelowna     Would   like
bids for same.    Hay to be moved at once.
10-1 Price Ellison, Vernon.'
Enough For Him.
Wben tbe physician arrived at tbe
designated bouse he found tbat'bis patient was a decrepit negro, who sat op
in bed and Inquired:   .   *  _-.;.
"How much yo* charge, doc tab?'  !
"Two dollars a visit, which includes
my time, experience;advice and tb»
medicine." A A 7   ., :
"A poor old coon like rae don't need
all dear extras.' Just gib nre 30 cents'
wo'tb o' you' cougb raed'cln'e, and dafs
enough fo* me."—Judge.
Too Harsh. ..
"Wretched woman! You took advantage of my hospitality to steal my
"Pardon me, but Is It exactly stealing where n guest, wishing a souvenir
of nn agreeable visit, carries away
wltb ber some trifling thing wbicb her
hostess. gives every token of caring
little for?"-Life. 0       i
A Consultation.
Gladys—Well,   whnt   did   Miss   Dr.
Cleverton say was the cause of your
extreme paleness?    (Jri.ce—Well, she
has described to me n Imt and waist .
tbat will go beautifully wltb lt-Har-j
BtfiBaa&r.        j
For Quick- Sale.
A furnished, house, 7 rooms,
lots 5 and 6, 100 ft. by 149£ on
Lawson Avenue. Price, $18(Xl
with furniture, $1900. Very
easy terms can be arranged,
with only small payment down
Also a first-class Bell organ, $75
Apply R. H. Cole, Kelowna.
Is hereby given that I, John E. Wheeler,
intend to apply io the Board of Licensing
Commissioners for the City of Kelowna, at
their next statuary meeting for the transfer
to Lavigne & Dunk of the license which I
now hold to sell liquor by retail in the
Royal Hotel, situated at the corner of
Bernard * Avenue and. Abbot Street,
Kelowna, B.C.
Dated the 25th day of January, 1910.
Temperatures for the Week
r..    i-    ..   r.   i__.    n l
ending reoruary «na.
These  temperatures  were  taken about
200 yards back from the lake.
Max. Min.
Thurs... 42.5..., 31.
Friday 42 .33
Sat.   38  26
Sun    44.5 35
.  Mon ., 24 44
Tues '....32 20
Wed 30 13.5
Remnants of
Prints and
etc., ''etc'.
v ■ .;   7 *   .
All Remnants
at greatly reduced paices to clear
The Kelotona
Do You Know
real estate investments are the best in the
Okanagan in quality of soil, location,
prices, etc., and that they will triple in,
value in one year. Have you stopped to
consider? If not, just remember that
Westbank will be the largest, most industrious, and influential place in the valley.
Now is your opportunity. Most excellent
bargains! The lots are cleared, cultivated,
fenced, and have young orchards on them;
well irrigated, and have good domestic
water. - Prices, $175 to $200 per acre.   .
Other most valuable'land bargains from -
$25 per acre up.. ..
W. Curtis Hitchner
u_ _i _i.
tt CBiuaun
D-_*_„l-  r_-______L.:-.
Jonathan,    Mcintosh Red
Wagner      Northern Spy
Italian Prunes
Small Fruits
Grape Vines Shade Trees
A large quantity of stock can yet
be supplied groton at Kelotona,
which can be planted same day
as dug From nursery.
Catalogue and Price List Free.
A. E. Boyer, Mngr.
A. R. Muirhead, Salesman.
Phone 110
A gray mare branded on the right
shoulder with a form resembling the ace
of spades with O underneath. In foal.
• The above will be sold by public auction or private sale to defray expenses if
not claimed within 15 days after this notice
Cal Blackwood.,   Poundkeeper
To kuow you have the correct
time. Just think of that extra
fifteen minute, in the morning,
ana why shouldn't you have it ?
Both at home and when travelling, correct time is a necessity,
and if your watch or clock does
not keep time you can rely on
having it repaired and put in
good order at a reasonable
charge by bringing it to me.
No job is too small and prompt
attention and good workmanship ensure satisfaction.
 ._—: a .
Bernard Avenue.
All work and goods absolutely


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