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And   the   world   is
with you;   Quit and
you stand alone.
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Job Printing
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Executing High-
Class Half-Tone and
General Letterpress
VOL.11.   NO. 14.
$1.59 Per Annum.
Meeting of City Council
Decline to Endorse Government Ownership of Telephone
S. D. Colquette Appointed Chief at the Power House.
A meeting of the City Council
was held.last Saturday, a. full attendance of aldermen being present,
with Mayor Sutherland in the chair.
The minutes of the previous meeting having been read and adopted,
a letter from the secretary of the
Farmers' Institute was read, which
invited the City Council to be
present at a banquet to be held in
Raymer's Hall on 3rd of March.
The mayor hoped that the members would accept the very kind
invitation of the institute, and that
all would endeavour to be present.
The councillors signified their
appreciation of the invitation and
agreed that they would accept
Mayor Sutherland asked that a
motion should be put forward
granting Mr. Aviss a lease of the
foreshore, under the conditions that
Aid. Stirling had reported, the
following motion was accordingly
carried :••'.
Stirling-Harvey—That'the council grant Mr. Aviss a lease of foreshore as applied for by him with
the proviso that the- same be
granted for the purpose of engaging
in the business of building, storing
and hiring of boats and launches.
The mayor brought up the
question of the Council-' endorsing
the Vancouver council's motion,
asking the Government to take over
the telephone system—this had
been previously .laid on the table
to await the attention of a full
not considered the question of
rates, as to whether fhey would be
cheaper. v
- Aid. Harvey said the rates here
were as cheap as anywhere, and
considered this was chiefly due to
die fact that Mr. Mille did a lot of
$_» own line work. In other places
the rent for a "phone" was $5 a
month, while here it was $3.00 a
month for a business 'phone and
$2.00 for a private 'phone. He
did not think the rates could remain as cheap if the Government
took over the system.
Aid. Cox commented upon the
situation, and said that when the
Bell Telephone Co. system was
taken over by the government in
the east, the rates were raised instead of lowered, it was, therefore,
decided that the City was satisfied
with the present system, and that
the motion of the Vancouver
-Council should not be endorsed.
The following motion, with
reference to the increased hospital
grant was carried:
Stirling-Leckie—That instead, of
.granting free light and power to
the hospital, the grant be increased
to $400
A letter, asking for a subscription
to the B. C. Anti-Tuberculosis
society was read, and the following
motion made:
Jones-Stirling—That the council,
grant $60 to the British Columbia'
Anti-tuberculosis society.—Carried.
The mayor pointed out that it
would be necessary to borrow
money to meet current expenditure,
and moneys due on coupons and
the school teachers salaries. A
motion wai consequently carried
empowering the mayor and city
clerk to negotiated a'loan of
$3,000. * ]
Aid. Leckie then handed the
following motion:
Leckie-Harvey—That the engagement of Mr. S. D. Colquette as
chief engineer at the power house
at a monthly salary of $140 be
Aid. Cox considered that arrangements had been made to
have the work undertaken at a
salary of $125. But Aid. Leckie
said that Mr. Colquette would not
accept that sum.
Mayor Sutherland pointed
Aid. Jones wished the council to
sanction the purchase of some
supplies for the fire brigade. These
included some glass, one Anderson
nozzle, two ladders and some rope.
Upon motion the order of these
necessities was sanctioned.
The following accounts were
then referred to the finance committee, to be paid if fotmd correct:
R.S. Hall, proceeds from sale of
horse by Pound-keeper  $,93 40
Dr. Keller, rent s  25 00
D. Mills, scavenging...  2 00
R. Draper, 21 day's work ...... 37 50
Police.Dept., wages, Feb  .36 00
Power House,   "       "........;... 397 00
City Clerk's salary and'expenses... 102 50
E. S. Bate, making customs entry I 00
Dom. Express Co ' 2 85
Campbell Bros., flash lamps.....:... I 50
Can. Fairbanks Co, supplies  129 00
Kelowna 'Courier,' Printing act.... 119 05
D.   Leckie, supplies    .2  12
Palace Hotel, meals to prisoners... 8 60
R.H. Parkinson, duplicate plana:..,..
of Foreshore .: ... 7...... 710 00
Thompson   Stationery Co*, nevr   : -
- Light Ledger.  ......A     ? 50
Dr.'Huycke, exam, of Chinamen...   "... 5 00
G. Markham, cleaning Fire Hall...       1 50
'Mention was next made of the
Heavy Gale
on the Lake
S.S. Okanagan Loses Her
police office which wasYtowvacant
owing to Mr. Hidson having severed his connection with the City as
constable. It was considered
necessary to advise Dr. Keller that
the office had been vacated so as
to saveTent. It was, however,- decided to leave the matter in. the
hands of the police commissioners
with power to take final action in
the matter. . ,"A
could* have permission Co* purchase*!
a debenture coupon file, in order
to file the debenture coupons as
they came in and were paid. Some
of these coupons extended over a
period of forty years, and it was
necessary to obtain a file in order
that the various payments could
be checked. When asked as to
the cost of such a file, the city clerk
replied that he was of the opinion
that they were somewhat expensive
but that it was, a necessity in the
office. He had read about them
in the "Monetary Times," and had
ascertained that they were system
generally used by municipalities.
The matter was allowed to drop
with the request that the city clerk
should find out the approximate
cost of same.
The question of trade licenses
was next brought before the meeting, it being pointed out that the
factories were expected to pay a
license of $50. The present policeman was collecting the trade
[Iicenses,-and-was=waiting for instructions before taking the trade
licenses from the various factories
in town. It was mentioned that
the factories consisted of the two
packing houses and the cigar
Aid. Cox did not agree with an
extra charge being made, inasmuch
as-the factories were dealing with
local grown produce, and suggested
that the ordinary fee of $5 should
be charged.
The rest of the council were of
the same opinion, and it was
agreed that no variation should be
made in the charge for factories,
and that it should remain at $5 as
Mr. Hensman, secretary for the
Kelowna Hospital, attended .and
drew the council's attention to the
fact that- the last council had
agreed to pay half the expenses
incurred in keeping Mrs. McGee
at the hospital. He- said during
the time she was suffering with a
broken leg, he had seen Mr. Bailey
and he had said that Mr. DeHart
and Mr. Ball had agreed to pay
half the expenses on behalf of the
Aid. Cox said that the matter
had never been brought before the
old council, and had not been
agreed to by them.
Mayor Sutherland suggested that
the account- should be sent in  and
The non-arrival of the Okanagan
last Tuesday afternoon was the
cause of n.uch amxiety, and it was
not until late that news came to
hand to the effect that she had
met with an accident and that she
was put out out of commission for
a short a short space of time at
any rate.
It appears that the boa^ started
from the Landing with her passengers as usual, and although a severe
gale was blowing at the time very
littlfr was thought of it; When
nearing Shorts Point, a severe gust
of wind struck the vessel and carried away the smoke stack, which
went rolling overboard into the
lake.   \ ■;■■■".:■ A.■
The engineer tried to .keep up
steam, but could not retain sufficient to make any headway against
the stormy wind, arfd consequently
it was decided to attempt a landing
and wait until more favourable
weather appeared.
A landing was found impossible,
and it Was ,decided/to let the vessel drift in shore, and there under
the shelter of the hills to await the
arrival of the Aberdeen which Was
due in about half an hour.
This was done, and it was; not
long before the passengers were
being taken back to the landing, on
the sister vessel, and there safely
Meanwhile the Okanagan .was
lying to waiting for the fury of the;
storm to abate, and presently she
managed to get up sufficient steam,
to make a passage with the wind
When about two, miles from the
Landing   however: a".■. fresh gale
sprang, up, and the Aberdeen hade]
again to come to the rescue, and
to tow her safely into port.•„..
It was found that very little damage was done to -the boat, except
to -the smoke stack which was completely torn away and it was found
necessary to send a wire to Nelson
to "order a fresh funnel.
Mr. Watson,. of Kelowna, who
was returning from Vernon at the
time gives a graphic description of
the accident and the fury of the
storm. Several people were seasick, the boat pitching and rolling
so badly. The return on the Aberdeen was much easier, that boat
appearing far more steady.,
It is understood that the passenger service will be somewhat hampered until the repair can be made.
Fire Fiend Again
Gets Busy
Rowcliffe Bros. Sifstain Heavy
About four o'clock on Wednesday afternoon the town was startled
by an alarm of fire. The warehouse or packing shed to the rear
of RowclifFe's building had caught
fire, and was very soon in a mass
of roaring flames.
There is some mystery about the
origin  of the fire which has not
yet been cleared up, arid probably
never will.     Some oats had been
taken out of the building early in
the  afternoon, and  all  was then
right.   About four o'clock Mr. G.
Rowcliffe   noticed  smoke issuing
from  one  corner of the building,
and ran '|o the door to investgate
Taking in the situation at once, he
returned  with  all   speed' to   the
telephone in order to summon the
fire brigade.   Some little delay was
experienced in getting the alarm
sounded at the power house, and
_}' the time the brigade arrived die
fire had got a complete hold of the
structure.        With   commendable
smartness the brigade boys got the
hose coupled up, and two powerful jets of water playing on'the fire.
A large quantity   of hay . was
amongst the contents of the shed
and the smouldering nature of this
material  made it difficult to deal
with.   The shed  was completely
destroyed, and the whole of the
contents,  consising pf ten tons of
hay, seveval  tons  of wheat   and
bats, and   a   quantity   of onions,
apple boxes, and chairs belonging
to the hall, were so badly scorched
by fire arid damaged by water as
to vjje; almost a total loss.    Thle:
damage-', is- estimated at between
four and five hundred dollars,.and
the. unfortunate part about it is
that .Messrs. Rowcliffe-a haveno
insurance on it.
C.P.R. to Build
Over the Hope
Race Between Great Northern
and CP.R, in Prospect.
in Vernon
No lives were lost in the fire
yesterday—but very nearly I Mr;
_>.'• Gray, the photographer, had
placed four chickens in the shed
to await his return home at night.
From his window in the studio he
noticed smoke rising from the roof
of the shed, and knowing that his
chickens were non-smokers, he
concluded the place was on fire.
Regardless of personal danger, he
rushed downstairs and into the
burning building, and rescued the
unfortunate fowl from their perilous position.
With almost startling suddenness
comes a report from Vancouver
that the CP.R. is likely to begin
the construction of a line this spring
over the Hope mountains, which
will mean that a great race between
the C.P.R. and the Great Northern
is pending. Both companies have
completed their surveys over the
mountains and it appears as if the
C. P.;R. have been even more successful than their Amercan rival in
securing a low gradient across the
The final decision as to when the
work will start will not be known
until after a meeting of the directors of the C. P. R. has been held
in Montreal this week, but it is likely
that operations will be commenced
sirriultaneously on both sides of the
The C. P. R. location survey was
completed a few days.ago. The
members of the engineering party,
in charge of W. I. Basset, ^a well
known railway engineer, reached
Vancouver last week. It was understood that a maximum gradient
of-2.2 per cent going west has
been secured. This is a lower
gradient than that so far secured
by the American road. The proposed line will cross the mountains
at a higher elevation. Going east
from Coquetyalla summit, a maximum grade of one per cent, has
been secured all the way to Penticton, at the foot of the Okanagan
lake, a distance of l^miIeSi^;Two
years, it is stated! will s^thls^m-
pletion of a direct C_ -PARBJink
-between Hope and the Kootenays.:
fThe Fraser river will be bridged at
or below Hope, and connection
made with the main line.
The C. P. R. route from Hope* a
point in Fraser river valley ^west of
the Hope Mountains, is across the
mountains to Coquehalla summit,
J,thence down the Coldwater river, a
distance of thirteen miles, then oyer
a low divide to Otter creek and on
into the fertile Similkameen district
From Penticton the line will cross a
summit, and proceeding via the
west fork of Ketde river reach the C.
P. Rrbranch line now in operation
as far west as Midway.
Rutland News.
(From oar own correspondent.)
Mr. William Gay is home from
Vancouver, arranging for spring
Messrs. Clever and Lemon have
gone up Nicola Valley, prospecting
for horses.
Black Mountain School
Junior Grades.
Primary—Mona R. Woolsey.
First—Merriam Woolsey.
Second—Consuels Woolsey.
Intermediate Grades.
Winnifred Leathley.
Senior Grades.
Junior 4th—Gladys Stoddart, and
Joy Fleming.   .
Senior   4th — Arth ur    Gray " and
Alda McDonald.   -
Ellison School District
(From our own corre*pon<ienL)
The Benvoulip church has been
very nicely decorated for the debate between Kelowna and Rudand
which is to be held tomorrow.   A
that no other fees were included.J_then dealt with.
The. appointment was
firmed by the council.
- Reports are to hand of somewhat
serious floods at Vernon, where the
recent snowfall of about six inches
has started thawing out, owing to
the sudden spell of mild weather
springing up in the Okanagan.
. As a result, it is stated, the creeks
have commenced to overflow their
banks, and the Coldstream bridge
and another washed away. The
streets are carrying down water at
a great pace, representing a miniture
mill race.
The new sewage system has
been damaged, and although the
extent of the damage done is not
yet estimated, it is stated that it is
by no means light. Traffic on the
railroad has been made dangerous
~~-in a number of places the track
ha&heen undermined by water and
given way under the weight of
the engines.
Repairs both .to the sewerage
system and to the line will be
started as soon as the great rush of
jyater has abated.
The council then adjourned,
meet on Saturday, March 12.
The carnival advertised for the
1st of March had to be ' called off,'
owing to the warm veather having
set in, and broken up the ice at
Haug's rink. It almost seems as if
the whole skating season is now at
a close,
listen to this debate, which
start at 8 o'clock, and special rigs
will leave McDonalds store at
Rutland, to take. the enthusiasts
from that point. A collection , in
aid of the Kelowna Hospital will
be taken during the debate, and a
chorus of about six children is
being trained to open the proceedings with the. singing of "The
Maple leaf for ever." The debate
is upon the Canadian naval ques-
tiorv-the principals being Mr. J.
Sutherland and Mr. Roy Dolsen for
Kelowna, and Mr. C. H. Leathley
and Dr. Baker for Rutland.
. April 7th will mark the first
Thursday half holiday at the stores
this year, it having been mutually j
agreed between the various store-
keepers to close their stores on
Thursday afternoons at 12.30 and
to jremain closed the for rest of the
day. This rule will remain in' force
until 27 August.
The mohthly meeting of the
W. C. T. U. will be held next
Tuesday afternoon March 8th at
the home of Mrs. J. W. Jones.
Mr. Patterson left this morning
for Vernon to repair the various
bridges torn out by the floods at
that point. He received an urgent
telephone message last night.
Evangelistic meetings will be
held in Rowcliffe's hall, commencing Sunday. March 6th, at 4 p.m.,
and following nights at 8 p.m.
The young ladies'- aid of the
Presbyterian church are holding a
box social on Friday, March 11 th,
in Rowcliffes' hall, at 8 o'clock.
The price of Jthe boxes^ is to be
iimited to a dollar arid a half, and
each lady is expected to bring one.
M. Byrns is holding an auction
sale" al household furniture and
effects in Rowcliffe's hall on Wednesday, March 16th.
Mr. George Fraser will leave
shortly for Penticton, where he
will operate and manage the Okanagan Canning Co.'s plant at that
point During his residence here
Mr. Fraser has been an ardent
worker at the Presbyterian church,
especially in connection with bible-
class and Sunday school work, and
his presence there will be greatly
missed. In his business affairs, too,
he has made many friends, whffj
will feel genuine regret at his departure. The Kelowna cannery will
continue to be run by his brother,
Mr. Frank Fraser.
Mr. and Mrs. George White and
their little boy left this morning for
Montana, where Mr. White will
engage in the farming business.
Temperatures for theWeek
Ending March 2nd.
These temperatures were taken about
200 yards back from the lake.
Max. Min.
Thurs. 32  14
Friday 41  33
Sat 48 32
Sun 50  31
Mon 50 29
Tues 50 33
Wed 56 ............ 35
Mr. George Watt has made the
generous donation of a thousand
feet of lumber for the new public
hall to be erected in our district
Mr. M. Hereron, the road foreman, has gone to Lumby and
Cherry creek to supervise some
work there.
A discussion on " Irrigation " by
speakess from Rutland and Ellison
districts will take place on Tuesday
evening, March 8th. This subject
should prove of interest, to many
of our residents, and a good time
is expected at our school house.
Our district is fortunate in secur*
i^a^e aervkes^ofr^^Whittak^   ,
oft Rutland, as otia_&&«t^^7 Be- >
sides1 teaching instrumental music'
he will also give lessons in singing
to those desirous of acquiring this '
7 Alpuhlic meeting was held in
the schoolroom on Tuesday,'Feb.
22nd, wilh the object bf deciding ,.
the exact location ofthe new public
hall. Mr. Hereron was appointed
chairman, and Mr. Schwab setfjfct
tary, Mr. Hereron explained-wat-
the purpose of the meeting 4rns to
choose between two sites, one on
Mr.' Bulman's place, 16 chains
north from school duilding, and
the other on Mr. T. HereronV-
property, one mile further south.
Mr. T. Hereron, who was present,
made some objections to arrangements in connection with the hall,
declaring that unless same were
altered he would withraw his offer
of a building site. He was allowed
to withdraw. The site formerly
offered by-Mr. M. Hereron opposite-
the school house was then proposed
by Mr. Hay, and found warm support Mr. Bulman said he was
quite willing to side with the majority in the choice of a cite. It
was finally decided by vote to have
the building put up on Mr. M.
Hereron's place opposite the school
ground. A building committee
consisting of Messrs. Bulman, Hay,
Maxwell, Carney, and Hereron
were then appointed to look after
construction of the building.
The subject of a combined fruit
growers' association between Rutland and Ellison was discussed at
the same meeting, Dr. Baker sh&w-
ing forcibly the benefits to be derived from such an organization.   <
Delegates   consisting  of   Messrs.
Bulman, Geen, and Hereron, wefe   -
nominated to request the deputy
minister  of  agriculture  to  send    ;'
lecturers on fruit growing to visit
the 'district and speak on this important industry.
There was a meeting of the new 7'
hall building committee in the -''
schoolhouse last Monday.
Tom Luckett
for the coast
left this morning
Messrs. W. A. Scott, J. A Met-
cale, M. Winslow and A. B. Hoy
arrived this morning to take their
various parts in connection with
die Fanners' Institute meeting today. 2
The Orchard City Record
Thursday, March 3
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Square versus Diagonal
In an interesting article in the
current number of the " Fruit
Grower," Mr. H. E. Van Deman,
chief of the judges at the Spokane
Show discusses the advantages of
the " diagonal" style of packing
apples in the box compared with
the older " square pack." So convinced is he of the superior claims
of the diagonal method that he has
made a practice at the Spokane
and other shows of marking down
one or two points all square packed
The old style, he says, is what is
known   as  the   "square pack," in
which there are so many rows each
way across the box" and one layer
is exactly like another, one apple
lying   directly  on   top of another
from top to bottom of the box.    It
has been  fully proved that a box
of  apples   must be more than full
even after the lid has been pressed
down   and   nailed   fast.    The rule
adopted by general consent is that
when    first    packed   and   before
pressing, the top layer should come
but slightly above the  top of the
box at either end, but in the rhid-
dle one and a half inches above.
This gives a bulge of about three-
quarters of an inch in the middle
on either side, that is top and bottom, for the boards used for them
are  only  one  quarter  inch thick,
and readily bend under the pressure which is applied by clamps at
the  ends  only.       The  sides  are
made oF three-eighths  inch stuff,
which  does  not  bend   with   the
pressure and there is, therefore, no
bulge on the sides.    The constant
spring    of   the  top   and   bottom
boards  keeps  the entire contents
of the  box firmly in place, hence
no bruise3 from slackness of pack.
By the diagonal style and its variations  the  apple3  are  placed   in
rows so  as   to fit in between each
other  and   not  one   immediately
over the  other  as  in the square
packs.   When one fits in between
three others as it must in the alternate   rows,  it   touches   on   three
points  instead   of   one,   arid   the
pressure  is  divided instead of all
"coming in one place.   The practical tests of these, plans have taught
the packers the decided advantage
of  the   diagonal   styles, and   they
are coming into general use. There
is no more trouble in packing one
way than the other when once it is
learned, and one who is at all skillful will soon learn the better way.
At the National Apple Show at
Spokane,   says  Mr.  Van   Deman,
there were four others to help me
do   the  judging,   and   there   was
plenty  to  do  to keep us all busy
the   entire  time, which  was a full
week.    We met a few days before
the show  opened and  consulted
about the details of the work, and
among them the matter of scoring
on sty)'^ (A p.n-K. Tnf*y**a!l agreed
with   me   in  regard to penalizing
the  square  pack, and  we  did it,
although we only cut each box one
Doint   instead   of two, as I did at
News of the Valley.
Thos. Whitefield met with an
accident while working at the Garnet Valley mill. He was assisting
in loading logs onto a sleigh, when
the sleigh capsized, and Mr. White-
field got his left leg pinned between a couple of logs, breaking it
above the ankle.
Spring is coming; trees are budding, brethern, let us (s)pray.
The recent heavy, falls of snow
are greatly appreciated, and it is
considered will be of inestimable
benefit to the district both from the
standpoint of moisture and protection afforded the trees from
frost. People are in an exceedingly
optimistic moodj and look for a
record crop this year.
The band is making good progress. under the leadership of
conductor Pearce. Some new
material is being introduced and
Summerland will soon have still
more reason to be proud of its
band than it has in the past.
One of the largest real estate
deals which have been put through
in Salmon Arm for some time was
made by Toombs Bros., last week
through their Winnipeg office, when
they disposed of the property ot
W. D. Fraser, Canoe Creek, to J.
W. Menzies, of Winnipeg, the
consideration being $12,000.
The Salmon Arm Farmers' Institute and the Women's Institute
are holding a joint meeting in Mc-
Guire's hall on Saturday next. Tea
and refreshments are to be provided by the ladies.
The Old Countrymen of Salmon
Arm held a banquet last Friday,
being the first of a series of annual
banquets. The menu consisted of
roast turkey, mutton, arid beef,
with Yorkshire pudding as well as
Irish stew.- About forty people
sat down to the banquet, alter
which the evening was spent in
music and songs. It was suggested
that an Old Countrymen's club
should be started:—a suggestion
that met with great support from
the members.
It is full}' expected that the
electric light will be turned on tonight (Friday) for the first time in
Peachland. The plans were laid
to do so and unless something un-
forseen occurred the Peachlanders
will now be enjoying more light.
A Chink was brought down from
Wellington camp, and is in the
provincial lock up on a charge, it
is said, of licking an Irishman. A
Chink who licks an Irishman should
be acquitted and the Irishman
given twenty years.
Coyotes have been more plentiful this
winter and bolder than before. One party
i:.   ! '  )\f.   ..     .ii   n!>6i;t' how he h.vd
wiUic»i,c.; an ii.stai.cc over in; the Stales,
when coyotes ate a train hand who had
gone back with his lantern to turn a switch
or perform some similar duty, and when
they went back to see what was wrong
will, him, the coyotes had eaten him up,
leaving nothing but his lantern, which was
still burning. This should be a warning
tj the train hands to put on all speed with
their trains coming up j}»e Similkameen,
and never on any consideration allow
braketnen to go back singly to turn switches, which should'only be performed by
armed parries.—-Ww/A^ Gpztfte.
Jas. Ritchie, of Kaleden, has
received word from J. G. Gore,
C. P. R. Suptcrintendent of. Lake
and River Navigation, to the effect that the C.P.R. will immediately
begin the construction of a 95-ft.
steamer which will run between
Penticton and Kaleden via Okanagan River and Dog Lake. The
best part of the news is that the
boat is to be ready for operation
by the first of May of this year, or
two months hence. The boat,
which is to be built at Okanagan
Landing, will, of course, run as far
south as Okanagan Falls, and will
prove a great boon to the people
of the lower lake. It will carry
three or four cars of freight.
Chin Kee gave his annual New
Year (Chinese) dinner to his Keremeos friends at the Central Hotel
on Saturday evening. . The meal
was of the usual lavish oider and
was much enjoyed by the many
guests. After dinner Satan or his,
oriental equivalent received the
necessary bombardment to nullify
his spells for another year.
Things Thrown Out as Worthless Furnish a Living to Hundreds.
There are hundreds of families that
live year in and year out, on things
that have been thrown away. The rag
picker and the old clothes man are
familiar to all housewives. These
men; however, do not confine their
business to articles that have been
cast away as useless. They are really
merchants in a small way. But apart
from the collector of clothes and rags,
there are scores who make tidy sums
from articles that are absolutely
thrown away—from things to which
even the most frugal of persons attach no intrinsic value.
Jioys and even men pick up cigar
and cigarette butts and there are
many families who make a living and
educate their children from these
butts. Modern science has found
other uses lor tobacco basides the
pleasure of smoking. In the form of
sprays and washes it annually saves
the farmers oi tiie country hundreds
of thousands of dollars that would be
lost but for the industry oi the "_nipe"
hmU.rs. The cigar and cigarette ends
that are gathered in the streets of
large cities run up into tne tnousands
every day. <f
Taken home the snipes are emptied
on a big table and tua work .of sorting commences. Cigars are placed in
one heap, cigarettes in another. The
wrappers are taken off and the tobacco iu each pile is pounded into dust
as nearly as possibie. The amount in
the heaps may run from 10 to 20
pounds, and far in excess of that on
some days. The cigar dost is put into
packages of one pound each, while
the cigarette tobacco is placed in larger ones, 'ihis is because the cigars are
more valuable from the viewpoint or
the agricultural expert.
The tobacco is sold to any firm that
deals in insecticides, sprays and
washes for use on the faim. According to agricultural students tobacco is
the most effective vermifuge known
to them. The spray is not a whit injurious to plant life, and is used with
impunity on the most delicate of orchitis and the most fragile flowers
without ill effects. A strong solution
bf the juice, with its strength of nicotine, will destroy iarger insects, such
as ants, cockroaches and potato bugs.
Ihere are people who make money
by gathering cuewed gum that has
bsen thrown away. There ia a certain
kind of shellac used for the outside
of front stores that is greatly improved in gloss and adhesiveness when
gum is melted and poured into it.
l/nchewed gum would be useless, as
it contains sugar and other' things
that are hard and gritty.. The grit
would be absolutely fa;al to the polish
and smoothness of the shellac. It i3
the smoothness and clarity brought
about by the constant chewing that
makes it of value. So the gum picker
gathers the lumps from the streets and
gutters, getting his suppiy chiefly near
school houses, department stores and
cigar shops.
iiottles and cans thrown out have
their value. Bottles are valuable for
use in their original form. They are
never melted again. Cans and tins of
all varieties are remelted and made
into roofing tin. Tin is a valuable
metal and brings good prices. In the
process of melting the tin a large'
quantity of lead that has been used
in soldering the can together is extracted and this, too, is sold. Even
the paper thrown away is valuable.
The finer grades are sent to the factory, put through the same process
that wood fiber and rags undergo and
sent forth into the world as printing
and wrapping paper.
The pieces of meat, bacon rinds, fat
and bones that are thrown away with
th) expectation that some hungry dog'
will get them not often get to the
dog, but are collected by the "picker"
and sold. The fat melted down is.
valuable for axle grease. Then there
ar-1 many who make a living from
gathering coal knocked off the big
wagons or picking it up along the railroad tracks. '
Solicitor, <.
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
Waterworks and Sewerage Systems, Pumping and
Lighting Plants, Concrete Construction, etc,
SURVEYOR.       . \
P.O. BOX 137
Dr. J. W. Nelson Shepherd
P.O. Box 1Z16 'Phono 86
Office in Dr. Boyce's Building.
Barnard Ave.
It is pleasing to note tbe amount
of construction material and contractors'outfits and supplies tbat
have been going through on the
trains to the end of the track to be
used in pushing the railroad to the
coast. That is what Keremeos
wants more than anything else, for
it means prosperity for us when
the output of Keremeos orchards
can be landed on the coast in a
few hours after being shipped from
No  Latitude.
An Irish school inspector was er~.
amining a class in geography. He had
propounded a question regarding
longitude and received a correct an*,
swer from the lad undergoing the or-
de&l '^.
"And now,' 'he "said, "what is lati-
After a brief silence a bright youngster, with a merry twinkle in his eye,
"Please, sir, we have no latitude
in Ireland. Father says the British
Government won't allow ua any."—.
London Scraps.     >
A Cpnsiderate Composer.
It is not always tho great conductor
that shines as a composer, though un.
fortunately he often labors under the
delusion that such is the case. On one
occasion Hans Richter was present at
a concert given by a brother composer
at which the latter performed a long
and not particularly interesting work
of his own. When the composition
came to an end Richter expressed his
criticism in a very few words. "Well,"
he said, "I, too, haf written compositions to make a pile so high," raising
his hand three feet from the ground,
"but I haf burned them!"
Chamberlain's Stomach and Liver Tablet* invariably bring relief to women suffering from chronic constipation, headache,
biliousness, dizziness, sallowness of the skin
and dyspepsia.   Sold by all druggists.
A Mean Revenge.
The Monday ministers' meeting has
yielded a new story. A clergyman,
in order, to avoid unnecessary calls
withdrew his name from the telephone, book. Soon a lumber merchant
with a similar name complained that
the calls came to him. The clergyman regretted his inability to do anything in the matter. The next parishioner who called up the lumberman was requested to go to another
climate and not "interrupt my sermon,"
The clergyman's name is now print.
ed in the book.
Horses bought and sold on commission.     Dray meets all C.P.R.
boats.   All kinds  of heavy team
work. 'Phone 20.
Plans and Specifications Prepared
and estimates given for publicBuild-;
ings,Town and Country Residences
PHONE No. 93
On improved property also other securities
Fire, Life, and Accident
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.
Mua. Bac, A.T.C.L.
Teacher of Piano, Organ,
and Voice Production.
KELOWNA      •      B.C.
Saving One Storm.
When a certain Atchison man viaita
another town his wife complains, and
so does his mother. Therefore, in
order to avoid i{/he says he is going
out to get shaved and doesn't return
until hia visit is over. When he returns there is a storm, but under the,1
dii plan there were two storms, one
_ 7. r_ he went and another after hia
.num.—AtchiBoii Globe.
Miss P. Louise Adams,
Scholarship   graduate7 in    Piano    and
Teacher's Course of Toronto\Conservatory
of Music.    Late Teacher in Westminster
College, Toronto. '.:, •;■_ 7
-Will receive pupils for pianoforte
tuition at the studio.
Lawrence Avenue, off Pendozi Street.
Address: P.O. KELOWNA.
Planting, Pruning, Spraying
Etc.       .
fvPTO;Box 174, Kelotona.
Pipe Fitter, Wells Dug and
Pump8;, Windmills, Drains,
etc., repaired and installed
Haroetj Aoenue, East
I  beg to announce that I have taken
over the ::        :: :: •: ::
Blacksmith Shop
belonging io   Mr.  S.  T.  Elliott,  from
September 1st, 1909
$7 to $12 per ton.
R J. HEWETSON, Manager.
Garden, Field,
and Flower
New crop now arriving JFromour; growers _r_
England, France,  Holliand,  Canada,  and  the
United States.   All tested as to vitality and
purity upon""' arrival.   The best "only" is good"
enough for our patrons.   Catalogue free.
Business will be continued at our old stand
until May, after that in new location which will
be announced later.
3010, Westminster Rd
The Merchants and Business Men
of Kelowna have agreed to close
their places of business every
Thursday at 12.30 p.m. from
APRIL 7th to October 27t_,19_0
Provided: That no weekly half-holiday shall be held
in any week during which a statutory holiday shall
be observed, or a civic holiday proclaimed.
Provided also: That this agreement shall be bind-
on the parties thereto only as long as its conditions
are observed by all the business firms concerned. K
Thursday, Feb, 34
Orchard Gity Record
M ■
& -
We purchase. them direct frorri the factory and can
save you $750.    $750 should- be as good to you as
A       to a travelling agent.     ^ 7    -
i: Get our prices on these instruments.
We handle other makes and can  give you a' full
' size Piano, 7] octaves, in Mahogany or real Walnut,
guaranteed for ten years, for $275.
MMotima Furniture Co.
Manufacturers of
lers JBrick,
." Tile and Hollow Bric\
'Phone 28.
We  are   open   to
take  con ti acts for
Moving Buildings
Pile Driving
Clarke & Byrns
Box 131. -     Kelowna
s     THAT
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 ia the Okanagan Valley at $50 per
acre. Quarter down, remainder in three
years. 5 per cent off on tracts of .160 or
over. 5 per cent, off for cash. Ideal opportunities for dairy and mixed fanning,
hay, fruit, berries, and vegetables.
W. Curtis Hitchener
-      GLENCOE,   '    -
* Westbank, British Columbia.
A want lad in the
Record bririgs; results.
Sutton's Seeds
Tomato Plants
Cabbage * Plants
Bedding Plant-
Asparagus Roots
Rose Bushes, etc.
7 H. -LYSONS _
Belteoue Hotel
Rates, two dollars per day.
Beautiful situation on the lake
front, close Jo_ ^he new wharf.
Fishing, shooting and boating,
.   and tennis..
Gilbert Hassell, Prop.
D. W. Crowley Co.
Kelowna Ltd.
Wholesale & Retail Batchers
Goods delivered to any part" of
the City
We give our prompt attention
7'   to mail orders -A-*. ■■: ■;• a
Phone 12
Growth of British Naoij.
The present year promises to be an important, one in naval matters. It is learned
that the naval estimates will exceed $200,-
000,000. The construction of vessels of
war the coming year will no doubt establish a record. Great Britain will launch
eight large battleships or armoured cruisers,
besides . several small cruisers, about
twenty-four torpedo-destroyers, as well as
submarine, and it is possible the- two Inde-
fatigables which are being built for New
Zealand and Australia may be launched.'
Stratoberrtea'.Selling at Ten-Dollars
a Pound.
English strawberries have been selling at
Covent Garden at ten shillings a basket of
four ounces, or ten dollars a pound. They
were of the Royal Sovereign variety, and
were grown at Worthing.
Another"lSIe«3 Comet.
., y.
At a meeting of the British Astronomical
association last week, Andrew Crommelin,
assistant of the Greenwich observatory,
announced the receipt of a telegram from
Prof. Pidpuxv6f the Geneva observatory,
stating that he-had discovered a new comet
about one degree distant from Halley s
comet, and, which was traveling7n>any
hundreds- of..miles' a second faster than
the latter. The new visitor'will be. known
as Comet B 1910.
Fierce Atlantic Storms.v
A fierce gale has swept over the British
Isles, doing an immense amount of damage.
The harbors were crowded with shipping
seeking shelter, and incoming vessels report extremely rough passages. "The
Mauretania after a-long delay succeeded
embarking the mails at Queenstown, but
was unable,to land her pilot, who' had to
be taken on to New York.^An Italian
freighter from Sicily was lost off Dun-
woody bay with all her crew, and reports
tell of the wreck of a large number of
smaller craft.
Three Old Rouses.'
For 250 years there stood on the left
hand side of Fetter, lane, going .up from
Fleet streovJ-ondon, three houses which
survived even; the Great Fire of London.
They have' come into the hands of; the
house-breakers, and have ceased to exist.■
Originally, these" three old gabled buildings"
were part, of Barnard's Inn, which 'wiss-
founded in the-fifteenth century. Their
panelling, and stair . rails date from. the
time of Queen Aane.' Generations of
lawyers have used the large low-ceilihged
rooms with their quaint capacious cupboards. Under the paint on the doors
' the names of some of them may still be
made out, though with difficulty. ;
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To Gross Atlantic in an Airship.
Dr. Gans Fabrice has definitely completed the plans for an adventurous attempt to
cross the Atlantic, in an airship, and the
date pf departure 14 fuqed for the middle of
May. The launching point has not yet been
chosen, but it will be either on the coast
of Portugal or the Island of Teneriffe.
The balloon is elliptical.'in shape, 162
feet long and 49: feet broad, and contains
6,000 cubic metres of hydrogen; The basket takes the, form of a gondola, shaped
like a submarine boat 28 feet long, 7 feet
broad, fitted with •■> four-horse power
motor. This engine will only be used to
keep the balloon in the course of the African
trade winds, the. doctor's idea being to
make the voyage entirely without mechanical propulsion by keeping in the air currents, which topk Christopher Colufribus on
.his, voyage of • discovery. To obviate all
Tdanger that might arise frdtt» the expansion
of/gas under the influence of changes of
.'tefopemtures the balloon has two enveloes.
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Paradoxical as it Seems, Opium Has      KELOWNA WEST BANK
During January and February
^.::yj.;.-will' be open only on
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Wednesdays and Thursdays.
Rowcliffe Block;
between which an air current constantly
drclttlatei. TiWater is to be .used-as ballast.
. Before embarking on the great adventure,
ODr. Gans-Fabrice will make a trial trip
oyer some European sea.    _
Duke and His Clothes,
the Duke of Norfolk, who has been
protesting against tho'exaggerated reports
which have' been, circulated in the press
regarding his enormous income, certainly
'would not strike the casual observer as being
a man\pf any considerable means, for he
, is, noted, for his disregard of personal appearance, and was once discribed as the
worst-dressed man in London. This pro-
bably was an exaggeration, bilt his shobbi-
jne»«.in his drpss haa On more than one
occasion placed him in. very embarrassing
'situations:' At the funeral of Mr. Gladstone,
he waa mistaken, for one of the vergers of
the abbey;'whilst a few years back, when
in Portsmouth, he entered a shop to make
a small purchase, where the shopkeeper
having advertised for an assistant, mistook
thfcduke for an applicant for the job.   The
fidiike's surprise may well be imagined when
tho shopkeeper greeted him with the remark! "Too Lite, my man, the post is
filled I"
Filled Both Positions
Opium has, been at once tha blessing
and tlie curse of,the.human race. It
has lessened suffering and has saved
cpuctl^Bs! thousunus. from a needless
grave, and it has" driven countless millions to an equally needless grave,
History associates the first mention
of the drug with Arabia, says a writer
in Putnam's Magazine. <^it was as
early as 77 A.I), that Dioeoorides
wrote a treatise on the uses and possibilities of the poppy, which commands the profound respect of even
the 20tb century Burgeon. China has
always been associated with the
growth of the opium industry, but in
reality for more than 1,300 years after
her neighbors had realised both the
benefit and the menace of the drug,
the poppy was unknown in the Celea-j
tial empire. It is also a fact that:
from the first years of opium importation China bas battled with the drug'
as no other nation in history bas done.
Opium has conquered China, but she
has fought .witii a martyr's heroism
for her freedom. And the victory of
the drug is due not so' much to the.
weakness of the nation.as to the hostility of ber neighbors. It was the!
foreigner who brought opium to
China and it was the foreigner who
kept it there. ,
A prominent historian oomputee tbe
total death roll of the civil war in battle and hospital at 1,000,000 livee.
There have been years in Chinese history when opium has claimed as many
victims in. a single year.
At one period Japan .was a cloee.
riyal of the Chinese Empire in tbe,
smoking of the poppy; When the vie-'
tims, however, began to mount into,
the realm of millions, three or four,
years ago, Japan not only prohibited,
the importation and manufacture of
the drug, but placed a heavy fine on
its use.
New Zealand, Australia and the
Philippines have all recorded an
opium death roll of hundreds of thou-,
sands. India still. numbers*; its victims;
at the rate of thousands^ a month.'
Big figures these--a_a tnie.' This to'
the peril which th,etw0erh continent!
is importing from the eastern.
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Most of Them Deported;
Most instructive is the report justl
issued by 8." A. Armstrong, provincial,
inspector of prisons and public char.*
ties for. the year 1908.
One of the most interesting sections
is that devoted to the statistics of
deportation. " That the Grovemmerftj
authorities are not sleeping in this1
matter is1 borne outj by the fact that)
the number of ->ers6ns~deported has
risen from 19 iii 1906 to 263 in 1908.
An illuminative series of charts in-
,cluded in the report, showing at a
glance the conditions which obtain In
both prisbns and asylums, especially;
iin regard to nationality of the in-,
In hospitals for the insane the per-,
centage of foreign-born to native isj
•26.1 to 73.9, while the percentage of;
/population is 17.2 to 82.8. Of the for-;
eign-horn insane in residence on
Dec. 31, 1908, England furnishes 36.6;:
'Ireland, ?7.P; Bcotland, 14.2; United
States., 7.0; Germany, 4.6; Bussia,'
1.8; and other countries, 8.0.
• Of the foreign-bcirn cdHunittals _toj
jails during 1908. 36 per oent. came;
•from England, 18.1 from Ireland,13.4)
from Scotland, 15.4 from the United^
States, 3.9 from Italy, 1.3 from Norway and Sweden, 4.4 from Bussia,. and
8.5-from other countries. In the Central, Prison the percentages are. England; 33.2; Ireland. 12.4; Scotland,
10.0; United States, 21.2; Italy, M;
.Norway and Sweden, 1.9; Bussia, 44;
and other countries, 9.7, <   =
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A The Jury-System.
The jury as it is found to-day ia a
relip of the ancient popular justice.
In the city states of antiquity tbe^en-
tire male population passed upon the
guilt or innocence of the offending
party. The oldest Greek poet has left
us a picture of what the primitive,
jury was. The court is sitting; the.
question of "Guilty" or "Not Guilty".
is put, and the old men of tbe community in turn give their opinion,
the rank and file ol the people stand-,
in'g about applauding the opinion:.
that strikes them most, the applause!
determining the decision. Gradually!
the jury became narrowed down
numbers, until it finally, appears
we see it to-day.
A    Ran«!hl<_    ftiraru.
" Mr.. Ashmead-Bartlett onoe told a
good story about his going to Ireland;
for the first time. T'As soon as T
landed in Ireland I attempted to loo*
for traces ol some ol my ancestors^
who came from tbe extreme north of*
Ireland. Meeting an intelligent look*
ing Irishman, I informed Turn--of my
-mission, saying that mv ancestors
emigrated from about that spot aj
hundred years ago and I was thaw
trying"to look them up. He answer-!
ed: 'TTe Say your ancestors emigrated,
from our town about a hundred yeas*
ago? Thin why are ye looking fori
them here?"
Holland Customs.
Holland has some peculiar customs.
In many towns bulletins are affixed
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to the doors of houses in which per-'
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Are you frequently hoarse? Do you have
that annoying tickle in your throat. Does
your cough annoy Vou at night, and do you
raise mucus in the morning? Do you want
relief) If so, take Chamberlain's Cough
Remedy and you will be pleased. Sold
by all druggist*. .
sons are sick in order that their;
friends may be apprised of the state,
of. their health without knocking or.
ringing/and in Haarlem the bim of
a child is announced by means of. a,
small placard adorned with red sill-.
and lace.
British Postoffice Girls.
On her marriage the British post)
office pays every girl in its employ a
dowry amounting to one month s saK'
ary for every year of service on- her,
record. Though tho dowry may not
exceed the sum of a full current year's
remuneration, it frequently amounts,
to some $200 or $250, and a case has
recently occurred in which the gift
figured at no less than $495.
A Counterirritant.
"Although my father ia an invalid,"
said Miss Howdl, "he takes a deep'
interest in my musical education. He
always encourr.gos 1110 to practice' my
singing at homo, even when he's in
greatest   pain." '■'   '
"Well," rcplie;! Mi... Cutting, "they
do say thut 011- may bs tnada to forget a greut pain by n greater one."
Prices Quoted to Any Point
on the Lake
Ferry to Bear Creek every Friday.
Box 66
Kelowna, B.C.
Boat Builder
Launches, Sail Boats
Skiffs, Canoes and Scow)8
Roto Boats and Canoes
for 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
Phone 63
Kelowna Saw-Mill Company, Limited
" -" . " 7-"        ', ''-*■*     . f,.
> - will deliver 20 inch woocl for
$1.50 per Rick
Orders filled in rotation.
We are specially equipped for the production of
High-grade; Job Printing
'        and you will he consulting your own interest in
letting us figureon your worl£
"Record" joly Print Dept
Kj^0p^Wr^Lat^s are
''lM'l^:^§ie Northwest.
Rutland is the Pick of tfo
Kelowna District.
A- m
A Fine Home is for Sale at Rutland
Combining many of the comforts and conveniences of city life, with the pleasures?
and profit of an orchard home.
Eight acres first-grade jioil, planted to the
best standard apples,  in their fifth year. ■
School, store, post-office within half-mile,
church one mile, good neighbors all around.
Orchard perfectly clean, and ready for
truck gardening if desired. Price, much
lower than is usually asked for similar
land. Terms very easy.
Also about 80 acres of bench land, un-'
planted. Best for early vegetables and
fruit.   Very cheap to quick buyer.
Apply in first instance, to
The Orchard City Record* a|
Klowna, B.C,
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The Orchard City Record.
Thursday, March 3
Westbank News.
C From our own coirespondent.)
Owing to the recent thaw the
roads are very muddy and badly
in need of repairs.
Mr. Johnson, of Prairie Valley,
Summerland, was a visitor to this
district last Thursday.
Mr. C. B. Daniel, of Kelowna,
came over on Saturday's ferry, returning the same day.
Mr. J. Marshall, of Peachland
was around renewing old acquaintances last week.
Mr. L. A. Hayman has sold his
ranche to Mr. J. Ray, of Vancouver
—this is one of the prettiest spots
on Okanagan Lake, and would
make an ideal spot for a summer
Mr. A. Nicol was around last
Saturday with a petition for a daily
mail service, which was largely
signed by the settlers here. It is
reported that injiis house to house
canvass, some of those newly
married couples have persuaded
him that it is not good for a man
to be alone, so he has decided to
make his happy life miserable.
Mr. S. M. Gore and family moved
to Kelowna on Monday, where he
will take charge of Mr. R. E.
Harris's dairy.
Many congratulations are extended to Mr. C. Hurlburt, and we
trust.his only troubles will be little
Mr. H. McDougall has about
concluded the sale of his ranche.
7 he young son of Mr. and Mrs.
E. McDougall passed away on
Monday after a prolonged illness
of seven weeks. The sympathy of
the whole community is extended
to them during their hour of sad
George Wight, of the Royal
Hott-1, Kelowna, got a good ducking last Tuesday as he was landing
a horse from the ferry scow. The
animal plunged forward, and Wight
in trying to control him, got too
near the edge of the wharfe, and
was soon having a bath in the cool
waters of the lake.
W. C. T. U. Notes.
Conducted by tlie I_adiea of the Kelowna branch
of the W.C. T.U.
The W.C. T. U. meet every second Tuesday of the month at the home of one or
other of the members. Visitors are always
A Straight Talk oh Alcohol.
Full of dangerous possibilities as alcohol
is, it is closely related chemically to, as well
derived from, the valuable and wholesome
food sugar. It is produced in solutions of
sugar or starch, usually the juice of fruits or
pulp or mash made of crushed grains like
barley, corn, or rye, by the action of that
same little bacterium which works for us
in the harmless and useful process of raising, the yeast plant.
As the spores of this yeast are floating
about almost everywhere in air, all that is
usually necessary is to let some fruit juice
or flower paste stand at moderate warmth
exposed to air, when it will begin to "sour"
or ferment: and if you- taste it, you will
find that it has a curioun pungent, sour,
sweet flavor. When this yeast plant is set
to work in a tub or vat ofc grape juice, it
attacks the fruit sugar contained in the
juice and splits it up into alcohol and car.
bon dioxide, so that the juice becomes
bubbly and frothy. And when from seven
to fifteen percent of alcohol has been produced, the liquid is called wine.
When left to itself, the process of fermentation ih most sugary or starchy liquids
will come to a standstill, because the alcohol, like all toxin, or poisons, produced by
germs, is a poison also to th^germ that
produces it, when it i-8ches a certain
strength in the liquid. The reason why
the yeast-bacterium produces it appears to
be that, while poisonous to itself in large
amounts, it is much more acutely poisonous
to other germs which compete with it for
their share of the sugar or starch. The
origin of this curious drug-food is little
suggestive of probable wholesomeness.
On general principles, we should hardly
pick out a poison produced by one germ
to kill another germ with, likely to make a
useful and wholesome food.
If man had been content to leave matters
at this point and accept the safeguard which
Nature offered him, it is probable that
many, of the worst effects of alcohel would
never have been heard of. But pungent
and heady as these bubbly and frothy
wines, mead, and ales were, they didn't
seem to be able to satisfy the cravings
which they had themselves created. So
man, with an ingenuity which might have
been much better expended, proceeded to
cast  about for means of getting a liquor
which would contain more alcohol than
Nature could be induced to brew in it,
and would land him more swiftly into tl.e
delights of complete intoxication. Some
people never can leave even bad enough
alone. With crowing irony, when he found
it, he called it " The Water of Life," Aqua
Vitae, which first corrupted to " Usque-
oaugh, " then to "whisky " which it bears
to this day.
He soon found that boiling the fermenting juice or mash would not only stop fermentation, but drive off all the alcohol
which had been formed; and a Utile
experimenting showed him that the precious thing which gave it its exhilarating and
intoxicating effects was lighter or more volatile than water, so that by gently heating
the fermenting mass it could be caused to
evaporate and pass off as vapor, with a little of the steam from the water. Then
by catching this vapor in a closed vessel
and pouring cold water over the outside of
this, it could be condensed again in the
form of a clear, brownish fluid, of pungent
or burning taste, which contained nearly
fifty percent of the joy-giving alcohol, instead of five or six.
This evaporated, or distilled, mixture of
alcohol and water, if made from a mash of
corn, wheat, rye, or potatoes, is called
whisky; if from grape-juice, brandy. A
similiar concentrated calamity is made out
of fermented rice in the East, and known
as arrack or saki; another from fermented
molasses, called rum; another from the
juice of the aloe in Mexico and Central
America, known as pulque or mescal. In
fact, scarcely any large section of the human
race has seemed able to rest content until
it had a supply of this fire-water in sufficiently concentrated form.
In its early days, alcohol was not regarded as a food, but was used . olely for the
purpose of producing the delirious delights
of itoxication, and its use chiefly confined
to certain ceremonial feasts and festivities,
when the obj:ct of all parties concerned
was, frankly, to get as drunk as possible as
quickly as might be. Men did not, in the
beginning, drink alcoholic clinks in order
to make them stronger or healthier, or increase their] brain power, but solely for
their exhilarating and discomfort-deadening
effects ; and they do so chiefly still.
Broadly considered, alcohol is not a food,
but an amusement, and should be approved or condemned .... iuch.
Medicines that aid nature are always
most successful. Chamberlain's Cough
Remedy acts on thia plan. It loosens the
cough, relieves the lungs, opens the secretions and aids nature in restoring the system
to a healthy condition.   Sold by all drggists.
St. Michael and All Angels' Church.
Holy Communion, first and third Sundaya in the
month at 6 a.m.; second and fourth Sundays, after
Morning Prayer.
Litany on the first and third Sundays.
Morning Prayer at 1 i   o'clock;   Evening Prayer at
REV. THOS. GRCENE, B. A.. Rector.
Knox Presbyterian Church, Kelowna.
Morning Services at II a.m.;eveningservicesat 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.
Kelowna Methodist Church.
Sabbath Service at 11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Sunday School at 2:30 p.m.
Midweek kervice Wednesday at S p.m.
REV. 3. 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
Okanagan Landing
Okanagan Centre
Short's Point
When you want a choice
cut, gioe us a call,.-
or ring up 24.
Prank Batotinhimer, Manager.
If you Want Your Jams to keep, they
should be put up with
Cane ■ Sugar - Only
All B. C. Sugar Refining Company's Products
Consist Solely of Pure CANE SUGAR.
The British Columbia Sugar Refining
Company, Limited.
HO!! ™
Recognised merit has placed it at the head of the list.
.'."'.     's QUALITY FIRST, „'      s
•^   Sold by all the leading grocers.     Delivered Daily.
X16 Tickets for $1
Telephone No. 121 '
Wood and Coal    Wm. HAUG
Masons' Supplies
Bonn Hollow Cement Blocks
B<*_ 166   '
'Phone 66
RCA '•
Large Assortment of New
Fancy Lawn, Linen, Silk
and Net Waists.
Just Received. Stylish-Models.
The dainty models now ready at this store have
never been surpassed. We have never before
shown such an assorment, and never before have
we presented'such pretty styles.
"" These new waists come from makers whose
perfeption in style, fit, and finish have won for them
an unrivalled reputation.    Note these few styles:
Dainty Tailored Lawn
with fine tuefce, sleeves long, with
dressed cuffs and collars, price
Pretty White Lawns
fancy embroidered front and long
sleeves, price <fc 1  Qf)
Fancy White Lawn
cross  bar,  daintily  embroidered
fronts, long sleeves, price •'
$1.65 to $1.85
Handsome Tailored
Linen and Vesting
new embroidered collar and cuffs,
all very pretty styles, prices
$2.00 to $5.00
Every day brings something new, and worth having,
into the store.
A Magnificent Showing of New
Excellent qualities, moderate price, are the
characteristics pf this store's new white-
wear. Of course style is not forgotten, it
is at all times assured at this store.
New Corset Covers
all si
35c to $3.50
New Night Dresses
some very pretty styles, prices
$1.00 to $4.00
New Drawers
styles open and closed, a large
50c to $2.50
New White Skirts
a big selection to pick from, *
85c to $5.00
The colours and designs are unusually pretty this year.
Our range was never larger.    We have them in all the
New Shades and Fabrics.
Just a few Items: Ginghams, Chambrays, Dimitys,
Cotton and Linen Poplins, Pongee. Lipens,
Fancy Mulls.      Best Values, Largest Selection.
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We invite you all to view the broadv assortments.
Best English Prints,
Cdlour Guaranteed.
Established 1850.
Thursday, MarcVi 3
The Orchard CSiq- Record
We believe it will be
worth a good deal for you
to know about this" preparation.
. It will often, save you
money by saving goods
that would otherwise be
It removes grease, paint
oil, etc., andean not possibly harm the most delicate fabric.
It can be had here only.
Price 25c.
- Provincial and General News
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Kelowna.    B.C.
'HONE 19 .
J. A? Bigger
Plans and Estimates Furnished
Residence;   10 Lawrence Ave.
Ladies* apd
Gents* Tailors
Repairing and Pressing
promptly attended to.
q   A   WANT  AD.  in the
®   Record will bring speedy
Is expressed in every
detail of your business
Our study is, to improve,
not merely imitate, the
individuality and distinctive character of
your office supplies.
Let us convince you on your
next order.
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A*       /Manitoba's Surplus.
Hon. Hugk:' Armstrong, Manitoba's
provincial treasurer, delivered the budget
speech last week. The conditions during
tlie past year, he said, were the most satisfactory in the history of the province. He
reported a surplus of $640,000. Manitoba's
expenditure during the year was $5,000,000.
Of this amount a million and a half was
expended on telephone construction.
Canadian Paper Exports.
Paper is one'of the most successful lines
of Canada's export trade. In South Africa
and in Australia the market for it has increased enormously, until certain kinds
of Canadian paper are practically supreme,
says the Commercial intellegejice, of London. The total imports of printing paper
into Australia last year were £641,944; of
this £206,734 came from the United Kingdom, £127,309 from the United States, and
£189,791 from Canada. Canada, therefore,
is now second only to the United Kingdom,
but it is claimed that she is really first,. _»
some of the paper credited tp the United
Kingdom priginises elsewhere.,
s   Toton Threatened icith Fire.
Fire starting from a-'chimney in the
Campbell butcher shop at Priest River,
Idaho, last week swept away over a dozen
business blocks and threatened to destroy
the town. The loss was estimated at. over
$100,000. Unable to compete with the
flames, which were fanned by a strong
wind, the town summoned help from Newport, seven miles distant. A relief train
was sent out loaded with firemen and fire
Farmers Want Help.
There is such a -demand for help from,
all parts of Manitoba that the provincial
government emigration offices and employment bureaus urge the press to assist in
securing men." The provincial immigration
superintendent states that that conditions
were just the sanjfc inOntario and Quebec
as they were in Manitoba. He said something had to be done to provide the farmers of Manitoba with sufficient help for the
spring rush. He added that a very large
number, of men could be obtained from
the VOld Country, and would be here in
good time if v/aya and means were taken
to secure them. Besides male-help there
was also a demand for. at least 10,000
women. Therevyras abof a great demand
for young married couples without child-
- Raittbat) Improoement in.Alberta.
It is the, hiterition of the CP,R. to spend
upwards of $4,000,000 in Alberta during
jhe preseit year, exclusive 'of new lines,
revision of grades, .and a new high-level
bridge between Edmonton and Strathcona.
The money will be expended in building
new stations, round houses, freight sheds,
machine shops, improving road beds, etc.
In Calgary alone there will be about $633,-
000 spent.
Canada's Borrowings.
. The Canadian Gazette of London in last
wee!:s's issue ventures the prediction that
the Canadian government,- municipal, and
public borrowings in London for the year
1910 will reach $300,000,000, as confpared
with $240,000,000 in 1909, $196,000,000 in
1908, and $82,000,000 in 1908. The Gazette
warns the public to examine closely the
merits ""of Tprospective issues, as in~soi_e
cases there are indications of excessive
English Shoes to United States.
England is beginning to send shoes to
the United States. Hitherto the trade has
all been the other way, but the reduction
of duty from 25 per cent. to* 10 per cent,
has changed the situation. Since February
1st, twelve separate consignments from
Leicester have come in at New York. The
first consignments are in the nature of experiments. If successful the English
manufacturers will make a determined
effort to get a foothold in U. S. A.
Train Derailed.
Canadian Pacific railway passenger
train No. 96 struck a broken rail while
rounding a curve three miles west of
Spence's Bridge. The engine and baggage
car passed safely, the balance of the train,
about ten cars, left the track and only the
retaining wall prevented them being precipitated into the Thompson river. There
is a steep, rocky bluff at that point. Had
the train gone over, the loss of life would
have been appalling. No one waa hurt
and the Pullman passengers slept all
through the wrecje.
Nboa Scotia House.
The Nova Scotia legislature was opened
last week. Regarding the navy proposals
the speech from the throne said: V The-
government obseves with satisfaction the
proposed plan of a Canadian navy service
to act in co-operation with .the Imperial
navy. The construction of tbe vessels
which are to form the nucleus of the fleet
will assist in again establishing the great
shipbuildings interests of the maritime
provinces. Every effort should be put
forth to ensure the establishment of the
ship yards in this province. The legislature
will be asked to give this latter earnest
Winnipeg Monopoly.
T. H. Johnson of Winnipeg has given
notice of a bill which he will introduce in
the legislature to'jemove from the Winnipeg city charter the clauses which prohibit
the city fiom engaging in the business of
commercial electric lighting without first
purchasing the lighting plant of the Winnipeg Electric Railway company, unless the
company refuses to sell the plant at a price
'fixed by arbitration. Mr, Johnson has
brought this question up before the. legislature in previous sessions, but the government has .always voted down his proposal to restore to the-city this right to
supply electric light to the homes of the
Summer .Visitors to be Mayor and
In order to meet the peculiar situation
existing at Winnipeg Beach, where it was
found impossible to elect a village council
owing to the fact that there were practically no permanent residents, a bill introduced in the legislature to .amend the
municipal act. By this amendment it will
be possible for summer residents to become mayors and members of the council
of the new village, the qualification for
office being the ownership of freehold
property assessed at $300, or leasehold
property assessed at $500, the term "leasehold" not to include a term of less than
a tenancy, for one year.
Under Incognito He Became Champion
Amateur  Wrestler—Was   Mobbed.
AProm early boyhdod devoted to
gymnastic and athletic sports, King
George of Greece, 20 or.j25 years ago,
used to take part in amateur athletic
Bpbrts under the incognito of "George
Papadoulos." He was particularly
adept in wrestling and in jumping.
In wrestling especially, he had ail
sorts  of  tricks • and   knacks,   which
, gave him a facile. victory over men
whose superiority of weignt and muscle led them to imagine that he could
.be easily/defeated by them.    /
There is no country in the world
where there are so many popular
holidays as in Greece, and holidays
are invariably signalized, especially
in the rural districts and in the small
towns, by amateur .sports, including
foot races, throwing the aiscus, and
wrestling. Greece is of all the kingdoms of Europe the most backward
in the matter oi ruilway communication, und even ordinary roads. The
intercourse oi the towns and villages
of the interior with the capital has
always been exceedingly small, and
thus the personal appearance of
George was relatively unknown to
his subject-,, save tnose among whoni
he had lived at Atnens and-in tho
district immediately -.round his country seat ih the neignborhood of the
capital. He was aDie, therefore, to
participate in these amateur sports in
the villages and towns ot the interior
without much danger of recognition;
But his adventures in this connection were finally brought to a close.
It seems that at one fa-ciaU lair he, as
usual, defeated all comers in wrestling contests. Unfortunately for him,
there were among those present people who had witnessed nis prowess
in" other towns and villages of' the
pfdvince, and the very fact that he
should be apparently traveling about
.frorn one place to. another for the
sole purpose of taking part in wrestling contests led them to believe that
he was a mere professional masquerading as an amateur, and thus winning all the prizes undar false pretenses.
This was speedily noised about, naturally found favor with these that he'
had bested, and instead of meeting
with an ovation, he became an object
of popular hostility. He was subject-,
ed to so severe a mobbing—the Greeks,
being - hotheaded and passionate—
that he was obliged to appeal to the
police  for protection,  and  to  reveal
.the fact that George Papadoulos, the
•champion amateur wrestler,' waS*-no
other, than King George of Greece.'
The fact that, he took the lesson to
heart was shown when, at the time
of the Olympian games a few years ago'
at Athens, he declined to allow any
of his sons to take part therein, otherwise than as starters and as judges.;
Turned Round.
-It was the first time Bobby had
ever been away from home without
his-mother, and he had gone with1
"some reluctance to visit his city;
cousins. At the end of three days, in-!
sjead of the expected week, he're-]
turned to his family, accompanied by.'
'a letter which stated that the little
leUow was so "homesick they feared
to keep him.
'"What made you homesick, Bobby ?"■ asked his mother at the" confidential bedtime' hour.
"I wasn't "zactly," said Bobby,
"but the sun sets in the wrong place,
there, mother, over in the east, by.
our barn, and it scared me so ii
thought I'd better come home and!
see if everything was all right here—'
•and 'tis I"
Saturday, March 5
Horses, ^atae,
Two   Milch Cows,
And a lot of Feirtilizer,
Ilousehotd Fvums^e,,
and  other  numerous
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. articles.
Fully nine out of every ten cases of rheumatism is simply rheumatism of the mus-
cleVdue to cold or damp, or chronic rheumatism, neither of which require any
internal treatment. All that is needed to
afford relief is the free application of Chamberlain's Liniment. Give it a trail. You
are certain to be pleased with the quick relief it which affords.   Sold by all druggists.
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. tip.
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 piices.
Greenhouses full of plants in all sizes and prices, from
$3 per 100 pots up.
Office and Packing Grounds,
3010, Westminster Rd., Vancouver.
Got  Her  Wish;
A newly engaged couple were "enjoying some blissful moments alone
after ^dinner. They had broken the.
wishbone at table.
"Tell me what you wished," she
asked shyly.
"Tell me what you wished," he returned. '
"Well, I will if you will."
"I hate to do it. It might not oome
"But maybe it would. Now, you
promised, you know." '
"Well; I wished you'd let me kiss
you.-Now, what did you wish?"
"Oh, I daren't tell!"
"But you promised."
"Well,: I• wished you'd get your
Turkish Rhubarb.
Possessing a savor all its own, we.
oome on scores of large cases fall of
big, irregular blocks of a bright yellow colored root. "Rhubarb," Bays
our guide, indicating it. "Ah I Then?
it comes from Turkey?" we cry joyfully, glad to display our learning for
once, out our friend smiles contemptuously. "There is no such tbing a*
Turkey, rhubarb," he says, "and, what
is more,; there never has been. All
the rhubarb of commerce hails iron-
China, reaching us through Russia
for the most .part, but because in
olden days it made its journey by
way of Turkey it became known ai
Turkey rhubarb, and Turkey rhubarb
it will remain.
Spray and Spray Pumps
, Spraymotor Spray Pumps.
•■;*?■* Gould s Spray Pumps.
Deming 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.
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Very Discreet.
A party of ladies were taking dinner
together at a well-known Italian res.
taurant the other evening, and at a
table halfway across the room sat a
man whose singular conduct was attracting considerable attention. Said,
one of the ladies in a mysterious and
confidential undertone to the waiter:
"(_aroon, parlez vouz Frahcaise?"
"Oui, madame," was the response.
"Then," she continued eagerly, resuming her ordinary tone of voice and1
with it her English, "what's the matter with that man over there?"
The Gazette Van Gent.
The oldest newspaper in Belgium is
the Oaxette Van Gent, which received
the privilege of .printing the'Gendt*
eche Post-Tydingheu on Nov. 17,
1666, and which has existed almost
continuously sinoe the first number
was printed on Jan. 1, 1667.
Tesa—Mrs. Fadd'B collection of bric-
a-brac is wonderful. I saw it yesterday. She's got a number of fine old;
pieces. Jess—Yes, and she's got at
least twice as many more to-day. Tess
—You don't say? Jess—^es. Clumsy
servant girl]
When in town call and see our
Car of Cutter's, Bob-Sleighs,
Harness, and Democrats?
Importer and Dealer in ail kinds of
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tilti} Record
Thursday, March 3   „
The Kelotona Land
and Orchard Co.,
Cadder Avenue       Abbott Street
Willow Avenue
On Easy Terms
Under Irrigation and Domestic Systems
Social and Prsonal
Mr. Leon Fraser was a visitor in
town last Friday.
Mr. and Mrs. Wright have taken
their residence in Mr. Curts' house
in Bernard avenue. They capie
from the prairie about two weeks
Mr. and Mrs. Wyllie, of Vernon,
were in town last week end visiting
Mr. and   Mrs. C. Martin.
Mr. Dorman, who until lately
was associated with the Havana
Cigar Syndicate, left last week for
Sicamous Junction.
Mrs. Krausman left last week for
a visit to Sicamous.
Mr. and Mrs. ' Dill? * left Sicamous Junction last week on a visit to
Seattle, Wash.
Mr. and Mrs. J. Harvey.returned
from Ontario last Saturday. Congratulations.
It is with regret that it is learned
that Mr. Newby, father of Mr. E.
Newby, has found it necessary to
undergo treatment at the Hospital
for heart trouble. He was admitted to the hospital last Thursday
and it is hoped that a speedy relief will be the outcome.
Mrs. Downton and Mrs. Stewart
were visitors in town from southern
points last Monday.
Mr. Shankie left for Penticton
last Saturday, returning on Monday
.Rev. Welsh, Rev. Glass and Mr.
N. D. "McTavish have been asked
to act as judges for the debate
which is to be held at Benvoulin
on Friday next. A collection vill
be taken after the debate in aid of
the Kelowna Hospital.
K. L. 0. Co.'s Office, Leon St.
Phone 58
Offices on
Leon Ave.
P.O. Box 273
Any Day in the Week.
Sales conducted on per
centage or contract.
P.O. Box 383, Kelowna.
I would respectfully ask my various
clients not to allow persons outside the
service to use their phones, as whilst this
is going on I find I cannot give subscribers
the same attention I would like to.
Three fourths of the calls at present are
from persons who do not contribute to
the maintenance of the plant. After this
notice parties who are not subscribers
will be notified that they cannot be connected up unless they come to the office
where there is a public telephone.
Yours truly,
Dr. Mathison, Dentist, Rowcliffe
Block.   Phone 89.
Picture Post Cards
and Views
Pendozi Street   •    Kelowna
Phone 34
Hot-Bed Time.     ^^
Our* new stock of seeds for early planting are here, and
it is time for you to consider what varieties you wish to
plant, for here you can get those most suitable for local
conditions, bulk or packages, of all well-known.seeds-men
.;v^feC. Josselyn
For Staple and Fancy Groceries.
A Medical Opinion as to the Tradition
of a Feline Danger.
Several physicians have Investigated
tbe ancleDt story ibat eats suck tho
breath of babies, unci Dr. J. RicetJibbs
declares that the theory is ridiculous.
Cats occasionally 1:111 children, he declares, but they do it In a different
fashion. ""
"It has been stated that a cat's nostrils nre so formed ns lo make a perfect juncture' with the nose of a baby,"
said Dr. (Jibbs. "nnd that n little pressure would push them upward nud
make them a perfect fit. Then fbe
cat's chin would rest over nud below
tbe baby's mouth, preventing It from
opening to relieve the strangulation
while tbe cat sucked Its breath. Tbat
Is nil rot. The manner In which little children are killed by cats Is this:
A cat looking tor a warm place to
curl up and sleep lies dowu upon the
chest of a little child, and, being quite
heavy—many cats are as heavy as
little bubies—simply crushes tbe breath
out of the child's lungs, and strangulation takes place, but uot through
sucking of the child's breath.
"The Idea that only black cats kill
little babies is equally ridiculous, "it
is simply because black cats are considered unlucky, in former times tbe
black cat was considered the very
genius of witchcraft. In those days
when a baby died tbe blame was often
fixed upon some hag who, the judges
suid, bad sent a black cat to suck tbe
baby's breath. And often hag and cat
suffered death ut the stake.
"Evil omeu is still tbe cry in many
parts of the world whenever a black
cat approaches a cradle. Many persons are so superstitious that the appearance of a black cat in a sick room
is considered equivalent to an announcement of approaching death.
What could be more absurd?
".Mothers ueed uot be afraid of cats,
black, white or green, sucking their
babies' breath and murdering them.
It is time tbat this popular fallacy
should be exploded." — New _ork
Very Different From the Fight Referee
or the Race Judge.
Good umpires are rare. In the whole
couutry there ure not more than ten
first rate ones. Tbe combination of
the keen eye, nimble brain and cold
nerve is uot a common one.
The umpire is the chain lightning of
baseball. His decisions are rendered
in the Bfth purt of a second. He renders them knowing tbat he must stand
by thetn afterward, no matter what
happens. Every man Inside tbe fence,
whether blinded by prejudice or loyalty tp the borne team, sees tbe same
things and therefore feels tbat be bas
a right to his own opinion, but the
umpire is tbe one man who is paid to
know what he sees.
The prizefight referee sometimes bas
to decide which boxer won a bard battle. He has bad time In wbicb to review tbe situation.. The whole moving
picture of tbe fight stretches backward
in bis memory. Should tbe choice
prove a difficult one there is always
tbe comfortable middle ground—the
draw decision, in which neither man
wins or loses. The baseball umpire
can render no draw decisions. The
man Is safe or he is out.
When two race horses come nodding
down to tbe wire and two noses flash
by tbe post so close together that a
finger breadth means thousands of dollars to the backers, tbe race track
judge may full back on the dead beat.
Tbe baseball umpire has no dead beats.
Watching foot and ball, he must know
which one was first. He cau confer
with no one. Right or wrong, the
judgment must be made in the twinkling of an eye.-O. E. Van Loan ia
-Junsey's Magazine.
The Piano Virtuoso's Hands.
Contrary to popular belief, tbe ptano
virtuoso as a rule bas extremely unattractive bunds. "The artistic band"
jja phrase peculiar to tbe.hysterical
young womau who haunts musical recitals, but iu reality tbe band of tbe
pianist Is. not at all artistic, or beautiful when judged by the usual standards of tbe artist, the. painter or tbe
■ Constant, rigorous practicing overdevelops tbe band and makes it actually III shaped. Tbe fingers do not
taper, but are blunt and round, ending often in wbnt appears to be a
cushion ot bard flesh.—New Stork
World.      '
Wben ibe late General Edward M.
McCook lived In Pike's Teak he once
presided at a dinner In honor of a famous Indian fighter. ,f
Mr. McCook, as be then was, concluded his introduction of the Indian
fighter wltb tbe words: '
"I can find but one fault with the
colonel's methods. I allude to his well
known custom of enlisting In his regiment only baldbeaded men. To aggravate tbe Indians' feelings so cruelly
as 'tbat Is carrying war too far."
A certain philosopher used to thank
God when be bad tbe gout tbat it was
not tbe toothache, and when be had
the toothache be gave thanks because
he had not botb complaints at once.
Error of the Types.
The edltor^wrote that the speaker'!
address was "notable," but the printer
spaced It wrong and It read "not able."
-Kansas City Star.
Town and Country News.
TDlnor (dlsgtistedlyl-See  here!   fi!v'
erything on  Mils table Is stone cold
■Walter-Try the pepper aud tabasco.
sir.-Boston Transcript
An exceptionally fine concert
was given in the Opera House, last
Friday, when the Robert Meikle
Company appeared under the
auspices of the Ladies^Aid of the
Knox church. • ■ The hall "lyas well
filled with delighted patrons, who
heartily encored the various numbers rendered by the members of
the company. Mr. Meikle's rendering ofthe old Scotch songs delighted
the audience, while the humorous
selections given by Mr. Lloyd added greatly to the success of the
enteitainment. An elocution number perhaps did not do justice to
the rest of the entertainment, and
was really the only thing that did
not ' go down.'
The old moving picture machine
which was operated by Dawson
May, when he made the Opera
House his home " for a few days,"
has now started work again, but
this time under a management that
will not do a ' bunk' when a few
shekels have been scooped in.
Mr. Raymer has decided to run a
show on Tuesdays, Thursdays and
Saturdays, and the outfit started up
for the first time last Saturday. An
exceptionally, pleasing and realistic
set of films'7were shown on the
screen, and illustrated songs have
been promised in the near future.
The lantern operator is Mr. Le-
A first class show is promised ih
the near future, when Walter
Bohme will bring down his
company in " The Royal Chef," an
oriental, musical comedy, written
by the celebrated author, Mr Ben
Jerome. The play is having a
successful run in the east, and
when completed will start on tour
previous to opening up a season at
tee coast, and this town is to be included in the tour.       /
Mr. Crawford had an alarming
telephone message last Saturday
after he had closed up his store for
the week end, he was politely
asked if he would come down and
turn off his electric piano, which
appeared to be still working. .Mr.
Crawford consequently came back
to find that what was mistaken, for.
the piano was something of a far
more serious nature, and that his
store wm in danger of being flood-
ea out, owing to a' break in the
water feed pipe which ran into the
opera house under the floor of his
store. There were no rheansi provided for turning the wafer off from
the feed pipe, and the whole visiter
system had to be turned off'-at.the
power house. The water1;'happily,
did no damage, but it was not till
Monday morning that the repair
could be made, and the water
service 'turned on again in the
opera house.
Bert P&tter is using, the large
store in the Keller block as a workshop and is now busy making a
refrigerator for Messrs. Ludlow &
Announcement has been made
of another concert to be held under
the auspices of the Ladies' Aid of
the Knox" Church. This time it
will tak» the shape of an Irish concert, which has at its head Miss
Eileen Maguire, of Co. Cork, who
is ably assisted by Mr. Wajter Mc
Rae. The company is supplemented by others more or less well
known on the concert platform,
and it is considered that the concert
on March 23rd will be of the same
high quality as the. Robert Meikle,
Company, which has just successfully fulfilled their obligation to
this town.;
The warm weather experienced
during the weekend, made it possible to continue work on the
various buildings now in course of
erection. The carpenters got busjr
on the roof of the the Presbyterian
church last Monday, and are getting
on towards the completion of that
News has been received from
Mr. Tom Morrison to the effect
that he, is at present indisposed at
the coast. It Is" hoped that a speedy
recovery.; will attend his illness,
which, hapily, is not-very serious.
An auction sale is to be held at
Davy's livery barn neat Saturday. A
good assortment bf horses and two
fresh milk cows being included in
the various lots offered. ■ These
sales are gradually becoming a
means of farmers meeting together
every other week to ascertain market prices and the value of their
Chamberlain's Stomach and Liver Tablet*
are safe, sure and reliable, and have been
praised by thousands of women who have
been restored to health through their gentle
aid and curative" properties. Sold by all
druggist*. •
The Alabaster billiard cup ,\'\vas;
again put up for coiftpetition  be-
tWeenMessrs. Rose and' Hamilton!7
last week.     On   a   different  table .
Mr. Rose beat Mr.: Hamilton by: a
large margin; /   .
The sunny weather over the
week end was responsible for the
appearance of sailing yachts and
gasoline, launches on the lake.",
Such sights are almost suggestive..
of spring, and it will indeed be a
pleasure to see the usual week end
gaiety on the lake start again.
A medal contest -will be. held in
the Rowcliffe Hall to-night, when
a prize medel will be presented to
the boy who gives the' best recitation in the cause of temperance.
The contest is held by the members
of the Women's Christian Temperance Union, ah<_ will be7jsuppile-
mented with. several solos and :
musical selections during the
Arrangements are being1 made
for the Fire Brigade Ball to be
held in the Opera House on April
1st, and already there is a move- .•-
ment being made, by the ladies to
obtain spring : gowns which they
will don for the first time onthat
date. It is the intention of the
brigade to start a benevolent fund
out of the proceeds of the dance,
and it.is hoped that the public.will
favour it with the support it
deserves.     .       •
Rev. G. A. McDonald, of Peachland,    preached . in    the    Baptist
church last Sunday. "*'
1 ■ ■ ■. ~ -        -*■?
Miss. McCartney,   deaconess, of A
Toronto,   assisted   by . Rev. E. B.
Glass, 'conducted. the  services in
the Methodist chiirch last Friday.
W. G. Russell, late chief engineer
"at the power" house, left last Tues-7
day  for  the" coast.     During   the
time he has been on the plant -the
whole works have been kept running in a free and easy manner, and
it is with genuine regret that many
learned he was about to, sever his
connection with the municipality.
During his  leave  of  absence the >
unfortunate accidents, both in the -y
recent - fire   and   the breakdown
occurred. - Mr.  Russell  has.been •,.
with the City nearly twelve Wririths ••
and Kas made several good friends *
town;    His place on t.he plant has
been taken by Mr. Corqu'ette., .P;
_vjr. James Wilkes "Wilkes  gave  '
his farewell  dance  in  the Opera
House last Monday^a. fair attendance of enthusiastic, friends being
present.   The  dancing was  Kept
up untibweJLinto the morning, and r:
even then the dancers didjnot ap.
pear to have enough of it/ , At the
close a number joined  in ,singing .
" For he's a jolly good fellow," and
'jAuld   Lang   Syne,"    the   whole
programme being finished up by a
hearty rendering  of  the  national
Messrs. Hoy and Winslow were
in town last  Monday,   afid  stated
that     in      all 7 probabilityA'■■the7
packing school would not" be. able .■••'•
to start here until the 1 Othjbr 11 th
of this month,  owing. to" the  fact
that the cold;weather experienced,
at Vernon  recently  had  delayed
the progress of the  classes.    The
school"is supposed Wrun fora ~
period of two weeks, and as soon
as this space of time is completed
definite arrangements will be made
to start work at this point.
All the travellers in the province
must have congregated in Kelowna3
last Monday. About thirty travellers
sample cases left by the  boat   on
Tuesday morning.
To-day will be the field day for 7
the Farmers' Institute. In the
morning at 10-o'clock,Messrs. Hoy.
and Winslow will give a practical
demonstration on spraying and
pruning in Mr. T. G. Speer,s orchard. At three o'clock Mr. W. A.
Scott, deputy minister of agriculture, .-
and Mr. J. A. Metcalfe will discuss
the recent truit' exhibits sent toJtfeeA
Old County, and the market, con- '[
ditions in -the prairies provinces.
In the evening the first annual
banquet will'be held in Raymer's
Hall, and tickets for .banquet are
now on sale. They can be obtained
from tKe directors of the institute,
Mr. P. R. E. DeHart, #or from: the
secretary. The" price is $1.00 each.
Admission can also be obtained
by paying at.the 4oor.' ■•.
S. T Elliott is making a large
number of shipments df buggies
and wagons down the lake. The
lower country is evidently, getting
slowly civilized.
Mr Logie, druggist of Summer-
land was in town this week. Thursday, March 3
The Orchard Citij Record.
of British Columbia,
rs ere
Pic-nicing at one of the many beauty spots
on the Okanagan Lake.
petition with fruttfrom all partsof Me American
continent* than any other city in BC
There cannot be a more desirable spot" than
Kelowna and district for the man who wants to
let up a little on. the hard toil of the prairie, or
to the family looking for a more congenial spot
to settle in, where life's necessities, together with
a few of its luxuries, will not take so much of
the sweat of the brow in the winning.
Come in out of the cold and the wet. Ejijpy
the Sunny Okanagan's long beautiful summer
whilst making your little pile; with the cbni^it
able assurance that you will not have to suffer
through a long, cold, tedious winter. There is
ho winter here as a prairie man understands it,
the thermometer rarely going down to zero;
A few figures from the Kelowna
Board of Trade Booklet:    -
4^acres of onions realized $2550.00
1 acre of tomatoes sold for $1000.00
\ acre of strawberries realizedi$626
10 acres of potatoes yielded  200
tons and sold for $2800.00
\ acre of crab apples realized $500
11 acres peas sold for - - $1420
10 acres four-year-old peaches sold
for $300 an acre on the trees
1 % acres of prunes yielded 25 tons,
and solfl for $1125.00
19 acres of mixed orchard produced
fruit which sold for $9000.00
Vi*•*';»., •'" ^*'g_5^S_.{^wSfa_^
**■.■*■. '\ix<_<-? /*j'iHi__^M_w_i__Ki&'s3B«'
Tobacco Growing
Has, during-the past few years,
steadily forged to the front aa one
of the most profitable industries in
and around Kelowna. Inexperien-
growers can easily net $ 100 to $l 50
an acre. From $35 to $80 per acre
is made by letting the ground on
shares. All the leaf that can be
raised  here will be handled and
 J __.— _-7_n:v
corctr rorriocaiiyv ~~      	
Many important projects are under way or materializing in and around Kelowna, and a very large amount of
capital is being introduced into the Valley Land is steadily increasing in value, and property which two years ago
sold for $50 an acre, to^dajr fetches $\00 to $ 15Q per acre.   The same when planted out to orchard r^dizes not less
For further particulars, and descriptive booklet, apply to
The Secretary, Kelowna Board of Trade,
A 4
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w 8
The Orchard City Record.
Thursday, March 3
"Good Goods, Low Prices, Satisfaction
And Still We Save You Money.
Each week brings its list of every day
groceries at prices that mean
a big saving to you.
tore of Plenty
Specials for Saturday Mar. 5 th:
Japan Rice, reg. 3 lb. for 25c,
Saturday, 51bs for 25 c.
Choice Prunes, reg. 21b 25c,
Saturday, 3 lb. for 25c
Lyals' Golden Syrup, reg. 2 lbs. 25c,
Saturday 3 lbs. for 25c
Holbrook's Sauce, reg. 45c. bottle,
Saturday 35c bottle.
Clark's Ham Loaf, reg. 25c tin,
Saturday 20c tin
Armour's Star Sliced Bacon, 25c tin,
Saturday, 20c tin
Get our prices on Flour, Oats, Wheat,
Bran, etc.       '
We can save you money.
And go  io
Phone 35 Phone 35
Stevenson's C.,.    .  Misery.
tt. I.. Stevenson, writing in 1893 to
Geortfe Meredith, in nn eplHtle quoted
in his "I.ette..s," sa.vs. with heari
touching pathos:
"For fourteen years I have not had
a day's real health. 1 have wakened
sick and s?<>tie .to hed weary, and I
have done my work untiinchliigly. 1
have written in bed and written out of
it, written in hemorrhages, written in
sickness, written torn by couching,
written when my head swam fot
weakness, and for so long. It seems to
me, I have won my wager and recovered my glove. 1 am better uow-huve
been.' rightly speaking, since flrst 1
came io the Pacific—and still few are
the days when 1 am not in some physical distress. And the battle goes on-
ifi or well Is a tritie so that It goes. I
was made for a contest, nnd the powers have so willed that my battlefield
should be this dingy, inglorious one ot
the bod and the physic bottle. At
least 1 have uot failed, but I would
have preferred a place of trumpeting*;
and the open air over my head."
Dry Valley Dribbles.
From our own correspondent.
How to Know the Twins.
The Beverly twins. Fred and Frank,
were such exact counterparts of each
other that none of the neighbors could
tell them apart, and even their mother
sometimes had her doubts. The resemblance is accentuated by the fnct
ihat they are dressed exactly alike.
"How in the world cau you yourselt
tell which Is which, Mrs. Beverly?"
asked a caller one day.
"To tell the truth." she answered.
"I can't always. But if I hear a noise
ih the pantry find I call out. 'Fred, is
that you?" and he says. 'Yes. mamma,'
I know it's Frank and that he's in
some kind of mis. hief."- Exchange.   •
We all have good charcaters
until we are found cut.
Have you beensfound out yet ?
A man may have a good reputation and a bad character, likewise
a bad reputation and a good char-
What you are supposed to be,
that is your reputation. What you
are, is your character.
Wonderful Cactuses.
The largest cactuses in the world nre
those to be found In p:i.ts of Mexico.
The curious bristling plants common
in greenhouses and even in botanical
collections give but a poor idea of the
size and beauty of this variety. It is
common, for example, to Hi:d aslnglt
plant growing to a hei.-.ht of eight oi
ten feet which will \vei;;h several bun
dred pounds. The cactuses grow in a
bewildering variety of forms and col
ors. Their blossoms are correspondingly large nnd varied. "" '
A Cynical Citizen.
"Is your town Improving?"
"Yep." answered Broncho Bob. "The
figures show that the tone of Crimson
Gulch Is improving. The population
has decreased 30 per cent In the last
year, and I don't knew of anybody
whose absence wouldn't he a benefit."
A bond of union Is soon formed be
tween brethren In misfortune.- U
The People's Store
Phones:  Grocery, 214    Dry Goods, 314     Office, 143
The name of Heinz is a sure guarantee of Quality,
in fact, is synonymous with Quality, Purity, and
Heinz Baked Beans
are not first boiled and then baked, but are baked from
start to finish consequently they are more easily digested
more appetizing, and more nutritious.
In 1 lb. cans, 1 5c, 2 lb. cans, 25c, 3 lb. cans, 35c
Heinz Tomato Soup
is prepared from choice ripe tomatoes, enriched with
pure sweet cream, and contains no artificial preservative.
Heinz Sy^eet and Sour Mixed Pickles
in bulk, 40c per quart.
Once a luxury, now a necessity
Spanish Queens, stuffed with celery    -        -    30c
do.        stuffed with pimento and filberts, 25c
On and after March 1st we will; give a CASH DISCOUNT of. 5 per
cent in each and every department.
Most men are spotted.
There are spots on the sun ; but
there are no spots on earth like the
Ellison District.
For gossip.
The people who gossip will deny
that. Those who don't gossip
know it's true and won't bother.
It is said there are three ways of
spreading news quickly. Telephone ; telegraph, and tell-a-wo-
This is a libel on the character
of true women, and it also lets some
some men off too easy.
The male and female scandal mongers of the Ellison District are being ridiculed by the majority ofthe
residents in the hope that they will
change their ways. But they
Two preachers were sent by
some practical joker to call on us
last week.    We were delighted.
They resembled the wind which
bloweth where it listeth. No one
knows from whence they came nor
whither they are bound.
Anyway they couldn't raise an
audience up here. The following
are some of their beliefs according
to their own testimony.
Our preachers are all servants ol
the Devil.
Their pa.t'cirlar cult is the only
star in heaven.
They believe in all reported
miraales, including the miracles
reported from St. Anne dcBeaupre;
the miracles reported concerning
the birth and life of the Buddah,
and the miracles performed by the
Egyptain conjurers in that great
battle of legerdemain with the
We should say they have open
minds, yet they are consistent in
their belief.
There are no spots on them.
They claim to be free from sin, and
stated emphatically that they
could not sin.
At that I got up and locked my
After all, it is refreshing to meet
people who really do believe in
Headquarters for the Economical Buyer
Osoyoos Division Yale District.
Notice is hereby given that an application
will be made under Part 5 of the Water
Act 1909 to obtain a license in the Osoyocs
Division of Yale Dis'.rict.
(;<) Name, address, and occupation of
applicant—George J. Fraser, Kelowna, B.C.,
(&) The name of the lake, stream, or
source—Bear Creek.
(c)   The point of diversion—Source.
(</)   The quantity of water applied for—
li cubic feet per second.
" (_)   The   character     of   the .proposed
works—Bed  of Creek, ditch, dam, flume,
(/) The premises on which the water
is to be used—Pre. 5332, l&Tacres.
(y) The purposes for which water is to
be used—Irrigation and domestic.
(A) If for irrigation, describe the lands
intended to be irrigated, giving acreage—
160 acres bench and flat.
' (k) This notice was posted on the 3rd
day of Feb. 1910, and application will be
made to the Commissioner on the 3rd day
of March, 1910.
(/) Give the names and addresses of
any riparian proprietors or licensees who
or whose lands are likely to be affected
by the proposed works, either above or
below the outlet—None.
Kelowna, B.C,
Chamberlain's Stomach and Liver Tablets invariably bring relief to women suffering from chronic constipation, headache,
biliousness, dizziness, sallowness of the skin
and dyspepsia.   Sold by all druggists.
C 'elery and Seed Potatoes . t
Oxley's.    Phone 35,
Sales conducted on per
centage or contract.
P.O. Box 383, Kelowna.
2 Cents per word, first insertion and
1 .Cent per word each subsequent
insertion, minimum 25 CentB.
FOR   SALE—One   "Peerless"     120   egg
incubator, used   only 4   times.     Apply
. G. A. Fisher, Box 275, Kelowna.        3-7
May "be. seen at the City Meat Market.  ',
FOR SALE—Fresh Milch Cows. Apply
W. H. Fleming, Mount ; View Ranch,
Kelowna. 6tf
FOR SALE.—One driving colt, rising
three, and one milk cow. E. Newby,
Glen Avenue. 9tf
Another Large
New Wash Goods
Just Arrived.
A light delivery rig  and   harness.   Leave
particulars and prices at the Record Office
Married Couple to work on farm, wife  to
took. Apply S. McGore, Hawksdale Dairy
Two work teams, two sets of harness, and
two  wagons.    For   part culars   apply   to
W. F. Bouvette, P.O. Box 448. Mff
Now is the time to get busy if you want
early chickens for winter laying. A limited
number of eggs for sale from a pen of a
fine strain of Buff Orpingtons, the best
winter layers, 9 hens of which laid 264
eggs in January and February. $1,25 per
13. Also a fine vigorous cockerel, same
strain.    Apply Record Office.
WANTED.—Cheap work horse, also set
work harness. Address Box B Record
FOR SALE.—Chatham Incubator and
brooder, nearly new. Apply S. M. Gore,
Hawksdale Dairy.* 12-4
FOR SALE.—Twelve acres of good fruit
land on benches, with water record,
also an 8-raomed house on Park Ave.,
Kelowna.   Apply P.O. box 175.    13tf
separately or together. A bargain, $50.
Apply Geo. F. Stirling, Kelowna.      13-1
Cottage, with four rooms, cellar and outbuildings. House, with seven roefms, cellar and outbuildings. Reasonable terms.
Call and inspect. For further particulars
apply George J. Fraser. I3tf
A first-class servant gill. Apply Mrs. R.
F. Morrjson, Harvey Ave. 13tf
Tenders Wanted.
A better and larger
assortment of Wash
Goods were never
shown before in the
New Japanese Crepe
Cloths, a large variety
New Scotch Zephyrs,
in plaids, checks and
New Mercerized Linens, in all the new-
est shades	
New Ginghams, special, at 15c. per yard
New Prints, Crum's
best make, 15c. yd.
New Plain Colored
Dress Drills, guaranteed thoroughly fast
Fancy    Dress"
Tenders Wanted for clearing
200 acres of timber land at
Okanagan Centre. Work to
be commenced at once.
Full particulars on application to
Okanagan Valley Land Co., Ltd.
Okanagan Centre.
Whole or separate tenders will be received by the architect until March 26th
for the erection of the proposed new
Church of St. Michael and All Angels
(Anglican) at Kelowna, B.C. The building
to be of stone.
The lowest or any tender not necessarily
Drawings and specifications may be
seen or obtained on application to
W. A. PETERS, Architect,
13-4 Kelowna, B.C.
Layritz Nursery
Johathan,   Mcintosh Red
Wagner      Northern Spy
Italian Prunes
Small Fruits
Grape Vines Shade Trees
A large quantity of stock can yet
be supplied grown at Kelotona,
which can be planted same day
aa dug from nursery.
Catalogue and Price List Free.
New Organdie Muslins, etc., etc.
N.B. Just received per
express direct from
Switzerland, a large
'assortment of
Embroideries, Insertions
All-overs, Skirtings, etc
The Kelotona
A. E. Boyer, Mngr.
A. R. Muirhead, Salesman.
Phone 110
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 dom'esti
water.   Prices, $175 to $200 per acre.
Other most valuable land bargains
$25 per acre up.
W. Curtis Hitchner
Westbank   -   British Columbia
Nervous Exhaustion
Heredity isone of the main causes
of nervous exhaustion. Children
whose minds give way in school,
girls lacking in nerve stamina, and
youngmen exhausted by ordinary
•business cares, prove this. Occasional treatment with "Asaya-
Nburau," is their salvation. It
feeds the nerves, Induces sleep,
improves the appetite and digestion, and restores full nerve power. $i.5oabottle.   Local agent.
Is hereby given that I, John" E. Wheeler,
intend to apply to the Board of Licensing
Commissioner* for the City, of Kelowna, at
their next statuary meeting for the. transfer
to Lavigne & Dunk of the license which I
now hold to tell liquor J>y 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.
Therefore Its -up to you to haoe
the correct time, which is an
absolute necessity. If your
watch or clock Is not keeping
time bring it to-Parker, the
Jeweler, n>bo will put it in good
running order and guarantee it
to keep good time or no charge,
fem'elry Repairing neatly and
promptly done.
Bernard Avenue.
All work and goods absolutely
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