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Speired Facilities for
„ E,x e c u t i n g High-
^Class Half-Tone and
General  Letterpress
VOL II.   NO. 20.
$1.50 Per Annum.
Meeting of City Council
Power House Matters -   Tenders for Water Extension - Mr.
Elliott Raises Kick about Fire Alarm 5ystem - Money
By-laws Finally Passed
13 50
4 44
25 45
A meeting of the City Council
was held on Saturday last, the only
seat vacant being that of Aid.
Stirling, chairman of the finance
committee, who wu absent on
business at the const
The mayor, who had discarded
his usual easy chair of state, sat up
on an ordinary kitchen chair and
called the meeting to order. The
various letters were given to the
various committees to deal with,
after which the following accounts
were read and ordered to be paid
if found corect:
D. Milk, Scavenging fee for March $150 00
Dr. Keller, Rent of offices............    25 00
W. C. Duggan. Police salary     90 00
Gty Clerk's salary and office expenses •    147 45
R. Draper, Work on streets      50 00
S. Colquette, 1st Eng'r's. salary.... 140 00
H. Blakeboro 2nd   ••        « 100 00
J. Axon, Fireman      75 00
E. Fowlor, Work on polo line     45 20
Crawford & Co., Stationery  75
Rowcliffe Bros.', Rent of hall       5 00
W. R. Trench, Stationery      15 50
"Orchard Gty Record," Printing
March:.     26 25
Morrison-Thompson, hardware     29 23
James Bros., Soldering fuse        1 75
Kel. Carriage Works, steel setscrew' 50
KeL Sawmill Co.,   Lumber and
sawdust    119 02
Wm. Haug, I load wood to Mrs.
McGee       5 00
Collett Bros,. Teaming...............       5 75
G. Markham, Cleaning fire hall... 2 50
Mr*. Dahlberg, Meals to prisoners I 75
Hinton Elec Co., Electric, meters   311 75
do. do.   Cartage on fuse...
Robb Eng. Works, Piston/rings....
C.P.R., Freight........ .'
H. H. Millie, 'Phone and telegraph
D. Mills, Hauling lumber       6 40
C. Rimmer, Special police duty...       4 00
Aid. Leckie spoke with reference
to the account of Mr. E. Fowler for
work on the pole line. This
gentleman, he explained, had
asked for an increase of wages,
owing to his employment with the
City being irregular, and it had
been decided to increase the wage
to 40c. an hour.
Aid. Leckie explained that it was
originally the idea to do away with
a man on the the pole line, as the
engineer was going to do all pole
work, but owing to, it being the
first month after the change, it was
found necessary to put on an additional man occasionally. The
work he had been doing was
soldering up the joints—a thing
which should have been done be
fore, as it was causing a great loss
of juice in the wet weather. Aid.
Leckie explained that this-matter
had been pointed out to the late
' chief engineer, and he, (Mr.
Russell) had ordered the work not
to be done.
Aid. Leckie went on to say that
he had promised the council
quotations for a new shaft for the
power house. The price quoted
was $285 laid here, which was
made up of a cost price of $215
and $70 for freight
He advised the rest of the council of the arrival of the new exciter,
and read an extract from a lettter
from the Canadian Fairbanks Co.,
who asked that the old exciter
should be returned. They also
went on to ask for advice on their
remittance, and expressed a desire
to learn if there was any further
* reason why payment was witheld.
Aid. Leckie said that the company were evidently aware that
there was some lack of enthusiasm
,in paying' up, and had sent the
new''exciter in order to put matters
1 right in this respect
Continuing, Aid. Leckie said it
was necessary to install a steam
trap to catch the water coming
from the engine; one was there
already, but a different one should
be installed, as the present one
was not doing the work required.
He had gone fully into the
charge for engine oil, and it was
found that we were paying 90c. a
gallon for what was usually charged
65c a gallon. He had written to
the oil company with reference to
this, and had ascertained from
them that the best oil was being
sent and that the 65 cent oil was
a cheaper grade. He considered
that the cheaper grade would be
all right for the plant and that in
future a saving on the price could
Then again with reference to the
waste that had been going on, he
had takenvhis own weigh scales
down and weighed the oil that had
just arrived. The late engineer
had been in the habit of using
about two barrels in three and a
half months: the present engineer
would make the same quantity last
18 months.
With reference-to the extension
of the water system, Aid. Leckie
reported that tenders had been
received fpr laying a little over
three miles of wood pipe from the
following companies: The Canadian Pipe Co., Morrison-Thompson
Co., Municipal Construction and
Pacific Coast companies. Of these
the Canadian Pipe Co. was the
lowest, followed by The Morrison-
Thompson Co., with an increase of
$244; TKe Municipal Construction
Co., with an increase of $304; and
the Pacific'Coast Co., with an increase of $728.
Aid. Jones asked if any quotations had been received for steel
pipe, whereupon Aid. Leckie said
that the cost would be about twice
as much as wood pipe.
Mayor Sutherland said the council figured on putting in one mile
of cast iron pipe,, and the rest .in
wooden pipe.. 8-inch pipe was to
be used in Bernard avenue.
Aid. Leckie said the present
plan was to have three different
sizes of pipe: 8ft., 6ft and 4ft.
Water" extension would be made
as far as Mr. D. Lloyd-Jones' house
and possibly two mains past, and
also down PendoziNstreet as far as
Aid. Stirling's house. It was proposed to get a man from the
factory to lay the pipe.
Mr. S. T. Elliott attended and
asked the council to look into the
system of a little better fire protection, and a more efficient alarm
system. The present round-about
and uncertain way of. sending in
alarms was useless, and there was
little doubt that if the alarm had
been sent in directly it was discovered that his implement store
was ablaze, he would have saved
about $1000. , He pointed out that
it was not only in his case that a
hitch had been found in the alarm
system. Several fires had occurred
recently and the alarm had not
been sent in directly. This neglect
in sending in alarms might increase
and some serious damage might
result. He suggested that boxes
should be put on the telephone
poles and convenient places in
town so that an alarm coule be
sent in direct
Mr. Elliott drew attention to the
outbreak at the back of Mr. Oxley's
premises and also to his own fire.
" Both theses fires," he continued,
" are the work of some person or
persons, and everything points to
Mayor Sutherland stated that the
council were about put in a new
syren, which would only "be used
in case of fire.
. Mr. Elliott said that it was reported around town that the night
operator was in the habit of muffling the bells so that they would
not wake him up during the night
This he considered quite outside
the arrangements made with Mr.
Millie for an all n,ight system.
Mayor Sutherland replied that
Mr. Millie's franchise called for an
all night service, and considered
that the council had power to act
if an all night service was not
Mr. Elliott remarked that the
present night operator was working
both day and night, and it was
therefore unfair to suppose that he
could attend properly to his work
when asleep. Mr. Elliott also
broached the subject of getting a
night watchman, and considered
that if the city would get a good,
live man to act in that capacity, the
people would support the project
and pay a certain amount towards
his upkeep.
Mayor Sutherland said that if the
people would send in a petition to
the council, asking for a night
watchman to be appointed, the
council would take the matter up.
Under these circumstances the
council might assist.
Mr. Elliott' then withdrew and
Aid. Cox asked about the alarm
system. It was the first he had
heard that any change was to be
made in the present system. The
whole matter was news to him, he
did not know any alteration was
taking place.
Mayor Sutherland replied that
the question of a new syren had
already been brought forward in
committee, and also in general
meeting, but the question of placing
'phones or boxes on the telephone
poles had so far only been discussed in committee. He admitted
that the present system of whistles
useless, and that some change was
necessary. At this juncture, however, the matter was dropped.
Upon motion By-laws Nos. 71
and 72 were re-considered and
finally passed. Both these by-laWs
had been voted on and passed by
the people. One was to borrow
the sum of $10,000 for water extensions ; the other to borrow the
sum $3,500 to pay for the' re-construction of the municipal power
Upon motion it was agreed - to
accept the plan of Mr. Elliott's new
garage now in course of erection,
being plan of sub-division of lot
14 Gl.
A motion to . authorize the
mayor and city clerk to negotiate a
loan of $1,000 to meet current expenses, was next put forward and
carried. The council then adjourned to meet on Saturday 23rd, at
Rutland News.
(From our own corteipo»d_nt.)
Mr. Charleton haa left Dalgleish's
being tired of batching. Mr. Dal-
glish is going to have a married
couple to take charge of his place.
It is up to the girls now. Don't all
speak at oncel
Road building is proceeding at
a rapid rate in the Black Mountain
District. A fine wide road is being
Mr. Millie has connected Mr. J.
W. Woolsey's home at Rutland
with the telephone this week.
Mr Dalgleish has purchased from
Mr. W. C. Blackwood" some nice
Jersey cows and a bull.
The regular service at the
Methodist church will be held at
7 p.m. during the summer months
and Sunday school at 11 a.m.,
commencing on April 17th.
Westbank Sawmill
Burnt Out
Capt. Knight is progressing favorably from his illness which resulted from his recent accident
and is now well on the road to
recovery. Mr. Frank C. Knight
came up from Winnipeg last Wednesday to visit his father and < was
very pleased to find that all danger
had .passed.
A fire broke out in Cal. Blackwood's tent yesterday morning,
and had it not been for the timely
help of several of the men from
the livery adjoining, the whole
structure would have been burnt
down. Mr. Blackwood, lighting
the stove for breakfast did not
notice that the wind had disjointed
the pipe-during the night. The
flames, roaring up the stove pipe,
set fire to the canvas and the wood
supports, sptcauing to tne rcc»ng
above the canvas. Mr. Blackwood
hastened to get help, a successful
effort being made to get a small
garden hose into action, which,
together with' a few well-placed
pails of water, soon put out the
flames, which at one time were
leaping high into the air. The
damage was not very great.
Owing to the indisposition of the
"Mikado's" leading tenor, Mr. G.
Hassell, the date of production has
had to be postponed. At present
the date is not fixed, but an announcement will be possibly mqde
in next issue.
A case of assault was before
Magistrate Boyce on Monday la«t,
Mr. Muerling, of Westbank, being
the plaintiff, and appeared with his
eye bandaged. In the course of
an altercation at the Westbank
mill, Mr. Muerling w^s struck on
face with a hammer. The magistrate fined the assailant $20 and
costs, and bound him over to keep
the peace.for twelve months.
The subjects of Rev. S. J. Thompson next Sunday will be: morning, "The mystery of Godliness,"
evening, Special service under the
auspices of the W.M.S. The loose
collection will be devoted to the
funds of the women's mission
society. .
The anniversary services at
Methodist church were held on
Sunday and Monday last, an appropriate sermon was preached by
Rev. Mr. Pike, and a social on the
Monday evening was greatly enjoyed by all who were not too tired
to attend. The address of Rev. Mr.
Thompson, of Kelowna, on the
" Old Maid'sText," was much appreciated, and several of the young
as well as old maids are looking
for the kind of man portrayed, one
ol good physical, mental and moral
strength. The following persons
took part in the programme, aftex
which the usual good things that
go to build up physical vtrtngth,
were disposed of to the satisfaction
pf all. Song, "Anchored," Mr.
Whiteway; recitation, the " Preacher on the fence," Miss H. Goodrich
solo, "Hiding from Papa," Amy
Fleming; recitation, "The last
;hjgnn," Miss G. Gay; song,-,"The
Cheat," Miss.Knight; address) Rev.
S. J. Thompson; trio, Messrs. Gay,
Whitaker and Whiteway; song,
Ora Pro Nobis," Mr. Whiteway.
The moving of fences
Black Mountain District is causing
much trouble with stock. Stray
animals are running all over the
place. Time Rudand had a pound
Lumber is being placed in position for a very large quantity of new
Burning for the Central Okanagan
Very large quantities of trees are
being planted in the Rudand district this year and more care is being exercised in the quality. All
the nurseries seem to be sending
out good stock this year.
A fire which completely razed
to the ground the Westbank sawmill occurred on the other side of
the lake last Thursday morning,
'starting soon after midnight
The majority of the inhabitants
of the vicinity were quickly on the
scene, but the flames had got such
a complete hold of the old frame
building which covered the machinery that it was impossible to
make any efforts to save it, especially as there was no apparatus to
fight the flames with. Buckets
were procured and efforts made to
save the surrounding property,
with some degree of success. The
fire, however, caught oold of some
60,000 feet of lumber near by, and
this was completely destroyed.
The. flames leapt high in the air,
lighting up the surrounding country
and sending out such a terrific
heat as to burn the green branches
from the trees around, and leaving
traces of its fury in all directions.
A pile of logs some yards away
was saved by drenching with
water, but these were the only
things saved, the building, machinery, and lumber being completely
burnt, and considered a total loss.
The building covering the plant
was only a temporary structure,
and a new building is in course of
erection not far off. This still
remains, but the machinery and
boilers which were to have been
us«d in the new premises are
destroyed and can not be used
again. The boilers seem to have
a particularly bad record. One is
said to have already been through
three fires/while the other has two
to its discredit. The greatest loss
is in the machinery, a quantity of
which fyad only.lately been re-
placed^and 8brnewa8 entirely new.
No insurance, it is understood,
was carried on the mill itself, but
the lumber was insured in a small
sum. The cause of the fire is unknown, but it is evident that it
started in the mill itself.
Board of Trade
Bear Creek News.
(From our own coireapondent)
Fine weather is the order of the
district and seeding is in full
A large party of surveyors are
at work here preparing for the
influx of settlers that will be coming this spring.
Messrs. Hamilton Lang and M.
Hereron were passengers to Bear
Creek recently and informed the
settlers there that the road which
was commenced last fall on the
south side of Bear creek is to be
continued. This is indeed good
news for it will open up a large
tract of fine country.
Mr. Hehner has returned from
Toronto, where he has been spending the winter. Whilst away he
has fulfilled his promise and has
done the trick.   Congratulations.
Mr. J. Atkinson passed up this
week on his way to his property
where he is cleaning land.
Mr. H. Edwards is having some
repairs made to his building.
Every person seems to be very
busy; but that, of come, it always
the way at Bear Creek.
Messrs. Kerr, Mathie, Harvey,
Aiken and Macready will leave this
afternoon for a chess contest at
Peachland, returning Friday,
Word was received in Kelowna
on Mondav, of the death of Mrs.
(Rev.) Whyte, of Peachland, who
was well known to many here. The
deceased lady had a paralytic
stroke on Friday last and only
lived a few hours. The funeral
took place on Tuesday morning at
Later reports from the fire at the
Westbank Sawmill, puts the loss
at about $5000. The insurance
carried was on lumber only, a certain distance from the mill. All
the lumber was found to be too
near the mill to benefit .by the
insurance. The machinery is too
badly damaged to be of any use.
May 24th will be Kelowna's Hay
again this year, and a strong
directorate and list of patrons has
already been prepared to carry the
sports through on that date. In all
possibility the exhibition grounds
will be used for the purpose, and
a few pony races' included. The
Marathon race will be a feature
the same as last year, only all
things will be done on a much
larger scale.
Reserve on Okanagan
Hon. Price Ellison, returning
from the Okanagan recently announced that a reserve had been
placed on the watershed of Okanagan lake and all streams tributary
thereto for the purpose of conserving the waters for domestic and
irrigation purposes for the districts
tributary to Enderby/ Armstrong,
Vernon. Kelowna, Peachland,
Penticton and Summerland.
Three survey parties under
general directions from Chief
Water Commisioner Drewry will
take the field this week to make
hydrographic surveys under the
Water act, and ascertain the depths
of the lake, the available creek
supply, the best methods of handling, etc.
A meeting of the Board ot Trade
was held yesterday evening in the
Rowcliffe Hall, a bare quorum
being present to conduct the important business which always
cornea before the board. A large
range of correspondence was read
by the secretary, and the letters
handed to the committees in charge
of the various departments.
The j Emigrants' Information
Bureau, of London, England, asked
for a correspondent, so that they
might become acquainted with the
climate and conditions of the tovn.
Mr. J. B.^ Knowles volunteered to
act in this capacity.
Mr. G. C. Rose reported that an
advertising contract had been let
with " Canada," a periodicial issued
in the Old Country, and that an
advertisement of Kelowna would
appear for 13 weeks at a cost of
$lj per week, the space taken
being one-sixth of a page.   .
A letter from a well-drilling firm
at Vancouver was left with the
secretary to advise as to the present
conditions in the district, and to
state that possibly a well-digging
outfit would find .sufficient work
upon the bench lands.
A letter from Mr. D. Church, of
Bedford, England, asking for em- '
ployment for his son, was left witb
Mr. Wade to deal with.
A letter from the United Farmers' *
of Alberta, with reference to the
difficulties of trade in the west in
comparison with the east, owing to
higher freight rabe%.
Mr. Josselyn asked the board to
do what they, $rftid.to get a reduction in insurj^_j4^_^ a* now
a better firejSyj-tem wa_^feganized 7
&e-rates* slrould be reduced. * It
was decided to write" to the
Associated Board of Underwriters,
and tb ask them to look into the
Mr. Sutherland stated that the
city would be placing an improved
alarm system throughout the city
very shordy, and that the power
house and fire hall would both be
connected with boxes placed in
the street
'Mr. Josselyn made mention of
the desire of die eastern merchants
to have vegetables and fruits enter
Canada free of duty during certain
seasons. This he mentioned
would affect the local market It
was agreed to write the government disapproving the action that
the people of Winnipeg and eastern
Canada were taking, as it would
spoil the high price market for
B. C. early fruit and vegetables.
Mr. Holman spoke on tobacco, and considered same should be more  largely 'advertised.
Mr. Kerr said numerous  people had
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he had found the farmer*
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that the expense of paying for drying sheds
would not be very profitable, and thus eat
all the profits.
Mr. Holman explained that the cost of
drying sheds wa* light, and furthermore,
promised that his firm would look after
the leaf as soon a* it waa dried, buying it
in it* dried state and looking after the
curing himself. He wa* in a position to
handle one million pound* of tobacco this
Mr. Sutherland mentioned the rumor*
that were going about with reference to a
C. P. R..hotel being built It was consider,
ed advisable to force ahead such a hotel,
and a committee consisting of the Publicity
committee and Messrs. Sutherland and
Knowles, were told off to forge ahead the
The question of road* alongside the
C P. R. track wa* brought up, and con*
sidered that the C. P. R. should lay
sufficient road to facilitate the unloading
of car*. It wa* decided that Messrs. Kerr
and DuMoulin should act as a committee''
in this respect.
The name* of Messrs. T. Morrison and
W. Woolaley were put forward as
The meeting then adjourned.
Mr. O. B. Holden of Buffalo, arrived Tuesday last, to take over the
the managership of the Oak Hall
Clothing Co. He is an ardent lacrosse player having played in several, league matches in tne States,
and contemplates joining the lacrosse team this year,
Mr. and Mrs. King were visitors
from Vancouver last week-end.
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Kelowna Public School.
The following is the Honor List
of the various divisions of the public school for the month of March:
Division  I.
Senior IV.—A. Magee, M. Day,   B.
Fletcher, G. Kincaid.
Junior IV—L. McMillan, W. Wilson
M. Wilson.
Division 2
IV.—Bernard  McKeown,   Stafford
Senior    III.—Gladstone     Langille,
George Curts, George Silke.
Junior   III.—Bessie   Cox.   George
Division 4.
Class A—V. Lawson, H. Brunette,
W. Raymer, C. Gaddes.
Class B—L. Wilson, M. Knight,  G.
Allan, R. Weddell.
Blass C—E. Marty, A. Stiff, N. Mills
A. Wilson.
Division 5.
Senior I I.—D. Evans, W. Bradley,
W. Homdth, E. Stickley, Frances
J. Calder, R. Leckie.
Junior   1 1.—D.  Forest,  V.   Jones,
G. Sutherland.
1st Reader—Tois   Homuth,   Fred
Whitehead,   Judson    Copeland,
Harold Herdman.
2nd Primer, Sr.—Terence Crowley,
Clayton Fraser, Emma Pvutledge.
2nd Primer,  Jr.—Stanley  Stiff,   R.
Hall,   Dorothy     Francis,     Ray
1st Primer--Graham Evans, Marion
Hinsley, Kathleen McKenzie, A.
Fishing one day last season,
I was pegging away like steam,
Chucking the flies out deftly
Over the rippling stream.
I knew not what flies were hatching,
And I don't care a tinker's cuss,
But 1 rose one trout—a giant—
As big as a motor-'bus—
A* big as a motor-'bus.
It flashed up its crimson splotches,
Like the ports of a man-o'-war.
Great Scott that trout—and no kidding-
Weighed just twenty-seven stun four I
1 stuck it well and truly.
As it made a grab at the fly,
And the circus opened gaily
And it leap ten feet on high—
Yes, it leaped ten feet on high.
It fought like a frenzied demon,
And kicked like an old " brown Bess;"
And it bended the fly-rod into
Quite a double barrelled S.
Then it darted off like lightening,
And the winch-check fairly screeched;
And it realed the line out longer
Than ever a parson preached—
Than ever a parson preached.
Three miles of the line were run off,
When the heat (this is quite O.K.)
Of the friction burnt the line through,'
And melted the winch away.
It may be that some lucky brother
Will wheedle that whopping trout,
But I'm betting that some time this season
1 shall yank the beggar out—
I shall certainly yank him out I
News of the Valley.
J. E. Watson, Mus. Bac, late of
Kelowna, has been appointed choir
leader and organist of St. Andrew's
church, and took charge last Sunday. Mr. Watson is a native of
Durham, England, and received his
musical education at Ripon Cathedral. He won his bachelor's
degree at Durham University in
1903 and has had considerable
experience as a choral and orchestral conductor. With the reputation
that the St. Andrew's church choir
has already established for itself,
great things may be looked for in
the future under Mr. Watson's
The Okanagan Fruit Union will
start operations shortly on the
large fruit storehouses which will
be erected at Vernon, Okanagan
Landing, Summerland and Penticton.
The Okanagan Lake Lumber
Company is going forward. The
C. P. R. have completed a spur
track from a point north of the Y
to the mill, about 2,000 feet long,
being the second that has been
laid for this company, who are
anticipating a busy season. By the
new addition they will be able to
load cars as the lumber comes from
the saws, as well as having unlimited capacity for loading in the
yards, which is essential to the
business they are doing; thirty
cars of lumber were shipped
during the month of March. They
are getting up booms of logs for to
cut and meet the demand that an
influx of settlers upon the prairies
are making for the products of the
company. Okanagan Landing and
its adjuncts are a growing proposition, and will stay by growing.
Capt. Esterbrook, of the Okanagan, played the part of the Good
Samaritan upon the occasion of a
recent call, by coming to the relief
of the Orillia, which had tried in
vain to haul a large scow from the
beach. After the barge had been
hauled afloat 'there were several
people besides A. W. McCulloggh
who were ready to sing " He's a
Jolly Good Fellow."
About a year ago, Coun. J. R.
Brown lost a cow, all efforts to
locate her proved unavailing. This
spring he wrote parties at Penticton,
giving description of the animal,
and last week received information
that a beast answering brand and
description had been located. On
arriving at Penticton he found his
long lost cow in the butcher's
coraal fattening, and ordained to
be killed in the course of a few
days. The beast had apparently
changed hands several times during the past few months.
When here last week, Mr. Mc-
Nair found a suitable bank of sand
on the Lambly estate close to the
lake shore. He at once went to
Penticton to secure a lease from
the executors of the estate, and being successful he went to the coast
to arrange for his plant.' He expects that within a month or six
weeks he will have the plant
running and turning out cement
water pipes.
Hedley golfers have organized a
golf club. Male members are to
be charged $1 a month and lady
members 50c.
Was  Constructed  at  Jerusalem
'""      2,600 Years Ago.
The first rock tunnel of which there
is uny authentic record was achieved
over 2,600 years ago on the outskirts
oi Jerusalem, .when the way was
opened for the admission of water of
tilt; spring of Gihon to the pool of
Gihon, now known as Mary's
Spring, is in the valley of Kedron,
anci was the only natural spring in
the vicinity of the city of David, It
was separated from the city by the
Ophcl liidge, a muss of rock, so that
when enemies appeared before the
will they could cut off this supply
and compel the people within to de-
pi'iici upon stored water. King Hezekiah, about 700 B.C., devoted himself
to remedying this by constructing a
tunnel, which is referred to in II.
Kings, xx., 20, to bring the waters
within the walls.
At that time not only waa tunnelling through rock an untried work,
and one that must be done without
such aids in the way of drills and
blasting powder as even the most
amateur workman would use nowadays, but there was no mariner's
compass or other means for following
a given direction underground. The
distance from the spring to the Pool
of Siloam is about 900 feet in a
straight line, and the hill overhead
is about 150 feet higher than the
To pentrate this Hezekiah _ workmen had tools of bronze, of a description now unknown. They began
digging from both ends at the same
time, and tried to keep their bearings
in a straight line by sighting from
outside. They did not maintain a
uniform bore; but kept the slope of
the bottom with great accuracy. The
shaft is from two to three feet wide,
anchfrom 10 feet high at one end diminishes to a foot and a half in the
Sighting from the outside did not
prove a very satisfactory method.
Many places are to be Been in the
tunnel to-day where headings were
abandoned and a start made in a new
direction. Even then the tunnel rambles about, and was more than 1,700
feet long before the two ends came
together. The opposing diggers were
able to find each other at last by listening for the sounds of the others'
picks and working toward the place
whence they seemed to come. This
was learned from an inscription on
the wall of the tunnel which was discovered in 1880 by some boys at play.
For a city situated as Jerusalem
was, no gift could have been more
welcome than that of an assured water supply. One can imagine, therefore, that the ceremonies attendant
upon the completion of the work were
on as magnificent a scale as could
then be devised, and represented as
much to the people of Hezekiah as
the opening of the Panama canal -will
to those of America.
Notary Public,
Conveyancer, etc.
and Solicitor,
Notary Public.
B. A. Sc, C. E„ D. L. S., B. C. L. S.
Kelowna,    B. C.
Aisoc. Mem. Can. Soc. C. E       Graduate Toronto
Waterworks and Sewerage Syatems, Pumping and
Lighting Plant*, Concrete Construction, etc.
A Short Lived  Newspaper.
The first newspaper ever published
in America never got beyond its first
issue. It was called Publick Occurrences and appeared in Boston Sept.
25, 1690. It contained a promise to
publish in its next issue the names
of all the liars in Boston, and the
authorities, taking cognizance of the
threat, wisely forbade the publication. The Boston News Letter was
the first journal to be regularly published on this continent. It was started in 1704 and was followed by the
American Weekly Mercury in Philadelphia in 1719. English journalism
is only thirty-five years older than
that American journal, The London
Gazette, an official publication, having been founded in 1665.—San Francisco Argonaut.
P.O. BOX 137
Dr. J. W. Nelson Shepherd
P. 0. Box 148 'Phone Be
Corner Peneozi Street and
Lawrence Avenue.
Temperatures for the Week
Ending April 13th.
These   temperatures  were   taken about
200 yards back from the la^e.
When you toant a choice
cut, q'wq us a call,
or ring up 24.
Frank Baiutinhimer, Manager.
The Balm That Failed.
"No, I don't go to church very often," the. young man declared to the
girl whom he had accompanied to a
house of worship Sunday evening,
"but when I do go I make up for my
absence by slipping a five-dollar gold
piece in the ottering.
"1 don't think I have been to churcfi
in six months, so that sort of aquaree
me," he whispered when he dropped
a coin about the size of the five-dollar piece in the box' aa the usher
passed it.
At the close of the service the minister arose and announced, "The collection for foreign missions this evening amounted to $3.26."
ihe young man didn't have much
to say on tbe homeward walk.
Horses bought and sold on com*
mission.     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
Thurf. 46 .
Friday 46 .
Sun. ..
.. 33
.. 32
.. 40
,. 38
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Every family and especially those who
reside in the country should be provided
at all tithes with a bottle of Chamberlain's
Liniment. There is no telling when it
may be wanted in case of an accident or
emergency, it is most excellent in all
oases of rheumatism, sprains and bruises.
Sold by all druggists.
Asaya Neurall
Nervous Exhaustion
Alcoholic and physical excesses,
mental shocks and bodily injuries
drain thenervoussystem withsur-
prising rapidity. Severe nervous
exhaustion frequently results.
The onlyremedyisFood.Restand
nerve repair.'' AsayA-Nburau/ '
is and makes possible this curer- It
feeds the nerves, Induces sleep,
quickens the appetite and digestion, restores full nerve vigor.
$x .50 per bottle.   iLocal agent.
P.  B. WHXlTS.
Grazed In the Fog.
It is not usual for a ship oi) the high
seas to elect to cast anchor on tie
neck of a passing steamer, but that
is what a four-masted schooner did
once in the Atlantic. The two vee>
sels grazed in the fog, and the "cat.
ted" port anchor of the schooner
caught in the steamer's deck "by a
fluke." It fastened to an engineer's
stateroom in such a manner aa to
bur his exit, but fortunately the
chain parted just as the room was
being ripped into fragments. The
schooner followed the steamer to its
destination to recover her anchor.
Birds' Songs.
- A French writer says that notwithstanding the fact of their simplicity
the songs of birds cannot be imitated
with musical instruments because of
the impossibility of reproducing their
peculiar timbre. The notes of birds,
while corresponding with our musical
scale, also include vibrations occupying the intervals between our notes.
Tlie duration of birds' songs is usually very short, two or three seconds
for thrushes and chaffinches, four or
five seconds for blackbirds, but from
two to five minutes for the lark.
f >	
v"    Travel on Their Stomachs.
Certain cbvot.es in India, in their
fanatical zeal, practically travel from
placi- to place on their stomachal
■Their method of progression is rather
peculiar Throwing themselves forward full length on the ground, they
make a mark with their heads as far
in front of them as they can reach.
Then, springing up, they put their
toes tc the murk u»d repeat the process. Some of the.»e devotees, travel
half way across the Indian continent
in this extraordinary fashion.
rTi..7mT ,   ,   '.,"'..   'I .,   '   » -    ..     . .««,
Mus. Bac, A.T.G.L.
Visits Kelowna weekly (Tuesdays
and Wednesdays) to glee tuition In
Pianoforte Playing.
Miss P. Louise Adams,
Scholarship graduate in Piano and
Teacher's Course of Toronto Conservatory
of Music Late Teacher in Westminster
College, Toronto.
Will receive pupils for pianoforte
tuition at the studio.
,   Lawrence Avenue, off Pendozi Street.
Address: P.O.. KELOWNA.
Planting, Pruning, Spraying
Etc.    .
P.O. Box 174, Kelotona.
Pipe Fitter, Wells Dug and
Pumps,  Windmills, Drains,
etc., repaired and iistalled.
Haroey Aoenue, East
am ram up fa, lm.
H. J. HEWETSON, Manager.
Beg to announce to the people of the district that they will be open for business April
1 st, with an entirely new and up-to-date stock
of farm and orchard tools and implements,
representing the leading Canadian and American Manufacturers.
The best makes of waggons and buggies
are already on hand, and they respectfully solicit
a share of your patronage, promising, you the
very best and courteous attention.
A Full line of the Best Brands of Flour
and Feed will be on hand.        I
Call in and let us get acquainted, we shall be
glad to show you our place and the stock
whether you make a purchase or not.
Dealers in Farm and
Orchard Implements
Pendozi St. and Lawrence Avenue.
Capital Paid Up    -
Reserve Fund    -
Total Assets -
A A. GOW, Manager
Your Photograph
made at
Gratis Photo Studio
can be mounted in the very latest
Call and see samples and arrange for a sitting.
Rowcliffe Block. Thursday, April 14
Orchard Gifcy Record
Heintzman Pianos
■ .       v      ■
We purchase them direct from the factory and can
save you $/50.    $/50 should be as good to you as
to a travelling agent.
Get our prices on these instruments.
We handle other makes and can give you a full
size Piano, 1\ octaves, in Mahogany or real Walnut,
guaranteed for ten years, for $275.
Kelowna Furniture Co.
"AlA**S-« ' ;
wju^ 14mM^..t &SA
Manufacturers of
Builders' Brick, Drain
Tile and Hollow Brick
We  are   open   to
take  contracts for
Moving Buildings
Pile Driving
Clarke & Byrns
Box 131 Kelowna
Offer* the best and only'reasonable real
estate investment in the Valley. If you
want to pay $1000 for a poorer soil, that's
your business. Glencoe offers the best
soil in the Okanagan Valley at $50 per
acre. Quarter down; remainder in three
years. 5 per cent off on tracts of 160 or
over. 5 per cent, off for cash. Ideal opportunities for dairy and mixed farming,
hay, fruit, berries, and vegetables.
W. Curtis Hitchener
Westbank, British Columbia.
A want ad in the,
Record brings results.
Sutton's Seeds
Tomato Plants
Cabbage Plants  .<
Bedding Plants
Asparagus Roots
Rose Bushes, etc.
Belleoue Hotel
Rates, two dollars per day.
Beautiful situation on the lake
front, close to the new wharf.
Fishing, shooting and boating,
and tennis.
Gilbert Hassell, Prop.
D. W. Crowley Co.
Wholesale & Retail Butchers
Goods delivered to any part of
the City
We give our prc/mpt attention
to mail orders
Phone 12
Your Photograph
made at •
Grains Photo Studio
can be mounted in the very latest
styles. x
Call and see samples and arrange for* sitting.
Rowcliffe Block.
W.C.T.U. Notes.
Conducted by the Ladies of the Kelcwna branch
of the W.C T.U.
The W.C. 1*. U. meet every second Tuea"
day of the month at the home of one or
other of the members. Visitors are always
The Cigarette's Facination.
1 The following are extracts from'a remarkable article which appeared in the
" Chambers' Journal " for January ; Almost
every really heavy smoker of cigarettes will
agree with me at once that no secret of
mystery has been better preserved than
that.relating to the extraordinary increase,
during the past decade, in the consumption
in this country of the little rolls of paper
filled with Virginia, or so-called Egyptian
tobacco. The smoker addicted to this peculiar and deadly habit knows perfectly
well why such an enormous increase has
come about, and it is not in the least degree
surprised at it. Having regard to his own
experiences his only surprise is that it has
not been even greater; but, for reasons
best know to himself, he rarely mentions
the secret even to those who are possessed
of it. Thus it happens that the outside
world has, for the most part, remained in
complete ignorance; so' much so, indeed
that when it is sprung upon us that the
reason why one merchant, who ten years
ago used to sell Cigarettes to the value of
only forty pounds in a given"period, now
disposes of one thousand pounds' worth in
the same period, is simply that the consumer
has contracted the curious habit of inhaling
all the smoke he extracts from the Cigarette
down his bronchial tubes and into his lungs
—well, we will discredit and even ridicule
the idea.
However it is-perfectly true; and there
are many thousands of men in the country
who wish it were not. It is ho exaggeration to say that this new habit of inhaling
the smoke of Cigarettes—a habit which has
only come into vogue in this country during the last few years, and which in the
next few will inevitably tell a great tale
upon the mental and bodily capacity of the
nation—more quickly obtains a strong hold
on those who give way to it than any other habit which has for its object the gratification of the senses in one way or
another. Any man of ordinary will power,
who is given to alcoholic excesses, can abstain for a week or two with the expenditure of very slight effort, and of course he
can in many cases, with the same amount
of effort, absolutely-stop even the smallest
indulgence for ever; but of some hundreds
of men whom I know to have contracted
the habit of Cigarette-smoke inhaling, I
have only heard of two who have been
successful in shaking it off, though in fully
90 per cent of cases an effort, of more or
less determined character has been 'made.
This may sound a little strange to those
who are not in the secret; but there are
much stranger disclosures to be made
and they are in many respects of quite a
pitiable character. ,
It will be very difficult for the uninitiated
reader to realize the exact nature of the
practice and the sensations pf mind and1
body which the habit produces; and I
would give an earnest warning at the outset against allowing the couriosity to be so
exited as to desire to go in for any practical, experiments. I have known many cases
of a man becoming a confirmed inhaler
simply through indulging in a single trial,
even though that trial made him ill and he
derived anything but enjoyment from it.
A ^subtle and inexplicable fascination is
developed almost instantaneously.
I was discussing the matter not long ago
with one of the most famous men in the
medical profession—a man, in fact, who
bas the honor of attending upon Royalty.
He was telling me of these baneful effects,
and 1 asked him why he did not initiate a
crusade against the vice. " He inhaled the
Cigarette smoke himself," and he added
significantly, " What is the use ? They
wouldn't stop it I"
A leading tobacconist in the city of London told me that in the space of five years
he had seen regular frequenters of his shop
completely broken down in mind and body,
through   having  contracted  the  inhaling
habit; moreover, that some of them were
in the cemetery who, he is convinced,
would not have been there if they had
stuck to their pipes and cigars. Of course,
the medical certificate did not give tobacco
smoke as the cause; very likely it said
consumption ; but I can quite believe, and
so can any other confirmed inhaler, that it
was the Ggarette that was the cause of it
F«8* Train That Carries the Raw Ma- j
i       ^jteriai Across the Continent. I
Woeu a fast mailstPiiiner from Ynbo-
Irama, Shanghai or Cniiion. the great
Bilk ports of the orient, durus at van-.
eonver, Tacoma, Seattle or Sau Krnn-I
Cisco a special train stands ready on
the pier awaiting Der arrival, tt is not
the private conveyance ot some trans-,
portation king or multimillionaire or
of any of tbe passengers who throng.
the. decks, nor'does it tarry for the
eacks of letters'from tbe far east, its
coaches d- not shine with tbe refulgence of varnish and plate glass. Their
paint Is dull, and they are windowless,
like express cars. The side doors toward the ship are open. This special
is the emperor of trains. It Is reserved
tor the costliest ot all freight—raw
ollk. When it starts eastward Its lading will be worth a fortune—a million
and a halfr perhaps two millions, of
A giant locomotive, built for speed,
with driving wheels greater tn diameter than tbe height ot a tall man,
backs down and is conpled on to the
cars, now sealed and locked and ready.
With clanging bell and hissing steam
the train glides out and. wjtb a burst
of speed tbat seems almost exultant,
takes the main line rails for tbe long
journey. The silk must be landed in
New York in five days. Mven tbe
United States malls will not travel
faster across the continent. Day and
night the silk train rushes eastward
over mountains and plains, across deserts and through great cities. It never
stops except to change engines. Then
it halts only for a moment. Another
giant locomotive, oiled and groomed
and fit, is always waiting to take up
the race.
The silk train Is run as a special. If
a limited loses time and gets in tbe
way the limited bas to fret on a siding while tbe silk train roars by in a
whirlwind of dust, 'ihe silk special
runs on no schedule except tbat of the
greatest speed consistent with safety.
The chief dispatcher of each division
listens watchfully to the news of its
progress coming in over the wires
from one signal tower and station after
another. While tbe silk train is yet a
thousand miles away it is being pre:
pared for. The capabilities ot engi-
neers and engines are thoughtfully discussed by division dispatchers and
trainmasters, and tbe men and machines with the highest capacity for
speed are picked. Tracks are cleared
and a thousand details arranged so
that therfr shall be no delay in hurling this huge projectile across the continent.—Harper's Weekly.
Tantalizing Ownership.
to a French village a citizen bad
upon his land a part of an old building
containing two very beautiful windows. He was in debt and embarrassed and eagerly closed with the offer of a rich archaeologist, who bought
them. Thereupon tbe government inspector, hearing of tbe bargain, arrived just In time to stop tbe masons
' from' dislodging the windows. "Vou
cannot," he said to the villager, "sell
antiquities, my man." "But, excellency, I have used tbe money and paid
my creditors." The villager was in
despair, but the official was untouched. "That's all right," he said. "The
money is safe. The windows are no
longer yours. But tbe buyer can't
move a stone of tbem. tie can, however, come witb a camp stool and sit
down and look at his property as much
as he likes."
Sham Wisdom.
The Sophists were a body of teachers In ancient Athens during the
fourth and fifth centuries B. O., who
gave Instruction In any or all the
higher branches of learning. Although
they were not a philosophic sect and
held no doctrines in common, the
Sophists were nevertheless skeptics
and maintained a belief of uncertainty of all particular knowledge
and, In fact. In the Impossibility of all
truth. Their two leading representatives were Protagoras and Uorgias.
The Sophists were charged with
bringing reasoning into contempt by
casting uncertainty over the most
obvious truths and in consequence
were ridiculed and denounced by Aristophanes, Socrates and Plato. Aristotle defined a Sophist as "a«man who
makes money by sham wisdom."
Sales conducted on per
centage or contract.
P.O. Box 383, Kelowna.
A Remarkable Banquet Party.
One of the most notorious Hungarian
duelists fought bis thirty-fifth duel in
1886 and celebrated tbe event by a banquet, to which only those who could
prove tbat tbey bad participated In at
least six duels were Invited. There
was a room full of such warriors, some
wltb faces seamed with scars, others
minus an ear, an eye or wltb two or
three Angers missing. Tbe most marked of all was a Frenchman wbo bad
lost his nose In an encounter witb
Count Andrassy, tbe statesman. Then
was only one relaxation of tbe rule,
and tbat was made in favor of a lady
who had killed her man.
Protecting Himself.
"Prisoner at tbe bar," said the portly, pompous and florid magistrate, according to the London News, "you are
charged with stealing a pig, a very
serious'offense In this district. There
has been a great deal ot pig stealing,
and I shall make an example of you
or none of us will be safe."
Midnight Messages.
The hour grew late.
"Do you believe In mental telepathy?" asked tbe first clubman.
"I do." answered the second clubman. "I know whnt my wife Is thinking right now."-Washington Herald.
*•    Judge of a  man hy  Mm questions
rather than by his answers.-VoltatT*
us your
Printing Order
We can execute them neatly and
cheaply, and give you satisfaction
every time.
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 Scotos
Roto Boats and Canoes
for hire.
Cheap Fire Wood
Kelowna Saw-Mill Company, Limited
will deliver 20 inch wood for
$1.50 per Rick
Orders filled in rotation.
Kelowna Fruit Lands are
the Pick of the Northwest.
Rutland is the Pick °f the
is i '     r_4s__t..f__!
r^eiowna uisinci.
A Fine Home is for Sale at Rudand
Combining many of the comforts and conveniences of city life, with the pleasures
and profit of an orchard home.
Eight acres first-grade soil, 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, arid 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,
Kelowna, .C
m The Orchard City Record.
Thursday, April 14
Bees Damage the
=Ripe Fruit ? =
Importance of Bee Culture to
A writer in The California  Fruit
Grower says:
It has been ascertained that in
numerous fruit blossoms pollen
transportation and scattering on
the part of insects, and o! the bee
in particular, is indispensable to
the proper fertilization of the bloom
says an unidentified writer. Observing horticulturists have noticed
that their orchards are never so
full of fruit as when they have had
several days warm veather for the
blossoms to be visited, by honey
gathering insects. In the case of
some blossoms, such as the strawberry, of which some varieties are
imperfect and carry only pistil- and
no stamens, !t is absolutely indispensable that some insect be
able to carry the pollen from the
perfect blossoms to the imperfect
ones. Strawberry growers well
know that some varieties must be
accompanied by other varieties in
order to become productive, but
even if they were planted together
there would be but very remote
chances of cross-fertilization if it
were not for the agency of the
winged insect.
So much for the removal of pollen
by the bee, but what about its
absorption of the honey ? Some
have said that the honey exuded
by the blossoms in the support of
the young fruit, and that the removal of this honey works an
injury to the fruit. I cannot agree
to this. Whether honey is reabsorbed or not, I have very good
evidence that its removal works
no injury. The largest crops of
honey in our section of the
country are gathered from white
clover and Spanish nee - les. In
Colorado and the West generally,
millions of pounds are gathered
from alfalfa. I have yet to learn
of a single instance where these
plants have failed to produce a
bountiful crop of seed after having
given a heavy crop of honey.
Whether we believe in fixed
purposes of progress in Nature, or
inthe invariable outcome produced
by the survival of the fittest, or  in
both of these theories combined,
we must acknowledge that the
existence of honey gathering insects
shows a beautiful adaptation to
the conditions of plant life.
Let us now look upon the other
objection to the culture of bees in
connection with horticulture, the
depredations of bees upon fruit. 1
think if it can be shown that the
bees prey upon damaged fruits,
and this only in exceptional circumstances, the verdict will be in their
favor, for damaged fruit when
hanging upon the trees or the
vines is of but little value. If not
harvested at once, it will rot, so
bees gather only that which would
be soon wasted.
But do the bees damage sound
fruit, or, better yet, can they damage
ripe fruit which is sound ? An examination of the mandible of the
bees in comparison with those of
many of the hornets and wasps
reveals the fact that while those of
the hornets are like saws, the
mandibles bf the bees are rounding
and deprived of teeth. Their jaws
act from side to side instead of up
and down as in the animals, and
they are shaped like spoons. They
can grasp objects, or the stems of
plants. They are made to manipulate soft substances like beeswax.
They can make a hole in cloth or
paper, but an examination of the
method used will show that they
first take hold of a projecting
thread and pull it out, then lake
another and keep pulling until they
change an apparently smooth piece
of goods into a rag.
But when it comes to the smooth
skin of a fruit, all they do is to remove the soft down   of  bloom   of
the fruit, if they travel upon it long
enough, but they are no more able
to bite into it than a human being
could bite into   a   smooth   plaster
wall.    This may be demonstrated
by actual test. The most expeditious
method   is   to   place   a  bunch of
grapes inside of a populous hive of
bees, previously puncturing a few
of the berries and  taking  note   of
it.    After twenty-four hours or more
investigation   will   show    that   the i
bees have sucked the juice  out of j
the punctured grapes, but have left |
the others intact.    They will even '
go   so   far   as   to cover these with I
a propolis or beeglue, as they do ]
with   every  foreign   substance   of i
which they cannot get rid.
The bee evidently  works  upon i
damaged   fruit,   and   feels   so   in-j
nocent about it that it dees not
even fly away when we catch it in
the act. But let us get up with the
dawn, before sunrise, and go out
to the vineyard or to the peach
orchard, and there we will catch
the real culprits who.damage sound
fruit; quails, robins, catbirds, etc.
They gather there by the hundreds
they eat their fill, and when no
longer hungry, they find a pleasure
in wontonly plunging their beaks
in the soft fruit. In many instances
you will find a bunch of grapes
with hardly a sound berry, and
they are all plucked on the same
side, many of the berries showing
two holes, one above the other a
short distance apart. It was done
by the two points of the bird's
Bees do not work at all times,
even on unsound fruit. Is it because
they are lazy at times ? No. It is
because they find something better.
Whenever you find the bees in
damaged peaches or grapes, you
may be sure that there is no honey
to be found in the blossoms. There
are seasons of honey scarcity, when
they manage to gather quite a little
partly fermented fruit juice. It is
the best they can find, but it is not
very good for them, for it will sour
in the hive and will make bad
winter food. The prudent apairist
removes all this unhealthy food
from the hive before winter and
gives them good honey instead.
There is never any great quantity
of fruit juice harvested, because in
many cases the bees are made
drunk by its fermentation and fail
to reach the hive alive. So when
bees are seen to feed numerously
upon damaged fruit, it may be
safely asserted that the apairy is
more injured than benefited
The assertions I have made in
this paper are based upon positive
facts. I have been a beekeeper on
a large scale for some forty years,
and have grown peaches, apples
and grapes also on a large scale.
I have some twelve acres of vineyard in full bearing, and during
the past summer also harvested, in
partnership with my son-in-law,
some 1,200 bushels of fine peaches.
1 have often taken visitors into the
vineyard and shown them without
possibility of error that beekeeping
and fruit growing are not antagonistic, but are piofitable when carried
on hand in hand, in a suitable
St. Michael and All AngeU' Church.
Holy Communion, first and third Sundaya in the
month at 8.a.m.; second and fourth Sundays, after
Morning Prayer.
Litany on the first and third Sundays.
Morning Prayer at 11   o'clock;   Evening Prayer at
REV. THOS. GREENE. B. A., Rector.
Knox Presbyterian Church, Kelowna,
Morning Services at II a.m.;evenin|aervicesat7:30
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 service Wednesday at 8 p.m.
REV. S. I. THOMPSON. Pastor.
Kelowna Baptist Church, Ellice St.
Sabbath Servicesat 11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Sabbath School at 10 a.m.   All welcome.
Wed . 7.30. Rev.D. J. Welsh. Pastor.
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.
Jh? British Columbia Sugar Refining
Company, Limited.
The sailing schedule of the S.S.
gan during
the summer months is
as   fol-
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Okanagan Landing
Okanagan Centre
Short's Point
Garden, Field, C V V V\ Q
and Flower    OJl_I__I_/0
New crop now arriving from our growers in
England,  France,  Holland,  Canada,  and  the
United States.   All tested as to vitality and
. purity upon  arrival.   The best only is  good
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
Donations of vegetables, fruit, dairy pro.
duce, eggs etc. will be gratefully received
at the Kelowna Hospital. If more convenient same may be left at the shop of Messrs.
Crowley  Co ; Ltd.
The Kelowna Hospital Society have an
Insurance in force which they wish to
bring before the notice of the public. ,
For the sum of $10 bachelors or married
men may obtain a Hospital Insurance
Ticket which entitles the holder to Free
Hospital Attendance for one year from
date of issue for any sickness or accidents
except contageous or infectious diseases,
which are not be admitted to the hospital.
Applications for tickets or for further information should be made to the secretary, P.O. Box 69, or Room 4, Keller Block,
Kelowna, B.C.
15 per cent. Discount
New Spring
and Summer
15 per cent. Discount Saturday
and Monday
To start our Clothing business in full swing
for the coming season, we feel like offering some
special money-saving inducements. Saturday and
Monday we will give you a discount of 15 per
cent. Our 20th CENTURY CLOTHING is
noted throughout the Dominion for style and
workmanship. Come along and see our showing.
We will always be pleased to show you our
See our showing of
Two-piece Summer Suits
Orders ta^en for your special measure.
No extra charge.
Sale of
20 per cent. Discount
ew L,awn
d Li
20 per cent. Discount Saturday
and Monday
Never before have we shown so large a range
of stylish Blouses. If you are contemplating
buying waists now or in the near future, this is an
offer- that should appeal to you. Remember!
Saturday and Monday only these prices count.
Drop in and see these Bargain Waists. Pleased
to show you them whether you buy or not.
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Heavy cotton socks, black and tan
50c suit.    Heavy natural cotton shirts
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Colored Lisle, spliced heels and toes,
shades, navy, green, tan, garnet, and black
regular, 35c pair
Men's fine shirts and trousers, plain and
fancy, regular $ 1.30 suit.
Heavy English Cotton Pillow Cases,
40 and 42 inch, 30c pair
Bleached and unbleached bath, large size,
50c pair, Saturday, 35c pair
Full size twilled sheets, good heavy
cotton, Saturday, $1.45 pair
Saturday, 12$c
New Hats for
Established 1850. Thursdaij, April 14
The Orchard City Record
Or anything that druggists spll
is wanted, please remember
That if it is to be   had,   it
is here, or we can pro
cure it.
That if it is  here, it   is the
best to be had.
That if is it not right, in every
way we make it right.
Our assortment, quality and
service, is of the higest
We have nearly all the leading
patent medicines and
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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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Record Job Print
Bulletin on Milk Cooling.
There has been issued in bulletin forn a
review of experiments conducted by G, H.
Barr and J. G. Bouchard of the Dairy
Branch, Ottawa, on cooling milk for cheese-
making. It is conclusively shown in this
report that aeration of the milk is injurious
in most cares and the propejf method of
of keeping the evening milk until it is taken to the factory next morning is to put it
in cans as soon as possible and keep it
cool by the use of ice or spring water.
Managers of factories may obtain copies of
tHis bulletin by application to the Dairy
and Cold Storage Commission, Ottawa.
KoQtenatj Lake Fruit Seroice.
R. Helme, superintendent of the Dominion Express company, Vancouver, leas telegraphed to P. A. Dunne, in answer to
James Johnstone, saying that the barge
service would be continued on Kootenay
Jake this summer. There will be a'charge
for the service at a fixed amount per crate.
The service is to be permanent and with the
anticipated increase from year to year in the
amount of the shipments the rate per crate
will be reduced. This was one of the
principal demands made by Kootenay
fruitgrowers at their convention last week.
Croiods of Settlers Coming.
The immigration department reports that
the indications show a total immigration of
150,000 Americans to the Canadian west
this year, being an increase of about 50
per cent..over last year. The entry certificates show that on an average each immigrant had $800 cash or settlers effects.
This means that for the year about $125,-
000,000 will come into Canada from this
source alone. From the British isles it is
expected that the new arrivals will total
about 100,000, making the aggregate immigration for the year about 300,000.
Both in quality and in numbers the immigration this year will be the best in the
history of Canada.
Canada to haoe Own Shipyards.
Sir Robert Perks who arrived in Ottawa
last week after a long interview with Hon.
Mr. Pugsley, announced that a Company
was being incorporated by the state department to build drydocks and erect shipbuilding plants in Canada. The company
will be composed of representatives of
Harland and Wolff, and C.P.R. Steamship
company, Allan Steamship company, Mc
Arthur Perks & Co. and several Canadian
capitalists. They will build drydocks capable of handling the longest naval vessels
or ocean-going steamers at St. John and
Point Lewis, Que. At St. John there will
also be a steel shipbuilding plant. The
company will begin operations as soon as
the government bill providing increased
subsidies for drydocks has passed parliament. The project marks the beginning of
the creation of. a great shipbuilding industry in Canada, and the vessels for the new
Canadian navy will be built at St. John
May Raise Rates
According to local railroad officials there
is a move on foot on both the Grand Trunk
and the Canadian Pacific roads to raise
passenger and freight rates. Officials state
that this course is neccessaiy as a result of
the repeated, demands of employees for
more wages.
School Board matj Sue Council
The Nelson school board is indignant
because the city council has failed to withdraw the expression '" wrongfully appropriated," which it used in a resolution in
January in reference to. certain monies
which the school board received from the
sale of certain school property. The board
has instructed R. S. Lennie, solicitor, to
write a letter to the council and, failing
retraction, threatens an action for slander.
Whatever the outcome of the legal action
the costs would have to be borne by the
council and eventually by the Nelson ratepayers.
Chamberlain's Stomach and Liver Tablets
assist nature in driving all impurities out
of the system, insuring a free and regular
condition and restoring ihe organs or the
body to health and strength. Sold by all
Wireless on Great Lakes.
The wireless telegraph system
expected to play an important
part in the steamboat service on the Great
Lakes thia season. A large number of
boats are being equipped with machines,
and as there will be numerous lake shore
stations, but few points on the Great Lakes
will be out of the zone of communication.
Restocking Kootenay Lake.
The board of trade has taken up the
question of restocking Kootenay lake with
fish, and the Dominion and Provincial
governments have already promised their
assistance. The eastern trout will probably
be introduced as a better fish than the
rainbow trout which is now fairly plentiful.
Nelson's Rifle Range.
Official notification has reached the military authorities at Nelson that the rifle
range extension has been decided on by
the' department at Ottawa. The Nelson
representatives of the government have
been instructed to purchase 160 acres of
land/which will bring the Nelson range
into line with British army regulations. '<
Big B. C. Timber Deal
Announcement was made of the sale of
a large tract of timber land on Vancouver
island by the Chemainus Mills company to
the Fraser River Lumber company, of New
Westminster. The Chemainus company,
which is a British Columbia branch of
Weyerhausers, will receive $4,000,000 for
the timber, which consists of seventy-five
thousand acres lying north of Comox.
There are estimated- to be 5,000,000,000
feet of timber on the property. The deal
is tbe largest ever made in British Columbia.
The entire holdings of the Fraser .River
mills on Vancouver Island are new valued
at $6,000,000.
Alarming Rumors oP King's Health
Alarming rumors concerning King Edward's health circulated, following a report
that his proposed Mediterranean trip had
been called off. One version had it that
the king's health was that bad that he could
stand the trip which was scheduled to begin on the 20th. Another declared that
the political situation in England was such
that Premier Asquith had intimated thatthe
presence of the king would be advisab e.
There has been an unusual amount of rain
this year; and it has interfered materially
with King Edward's usual exercise.
Diarrhoea should be cured without loss
of time and by a medicine which like
Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea
Remedies not only cures promptly but
produces no unpleasant after effects. It
never-fails and is pleasant and safe to take.
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. up.
One of the best selections  of Roses  in B. C, all the
leading varieties, suitable for this section, in good two-
year blooming sizes, 25c. each, $20 per 100, $150 per
1000; smaller ones half price.
50,000 fruit trees in leading varieties.   Let me  price
your list.
10,000 shade trees in all sizes and piices.
Greenhouses full of plants in all sizes and prices, from
$3 per 100 pots up. <
Office and  Packing Grounds,
3010, Westminster Rd., Vancouver.
Victim Has No Chance With These
Desperate Characters, Who Have
No Regard For Human Life and
Often Kill Wantonly—"Kissing the
Widow" Is Fatal to the Stranger—
Description of a London Journalist.
In Paris there is no more dreaded
criminal than the •'Apache"—pronounced "Apash" by the French, instead of with three syllables, as in
America. The Apache is not like the
London "hooligan;" but he is peculiar
to himself, unlike the criminal of any
other city. He murders apparently
for the glory of committing the crime,
often killing a man for no visible rea^
son other than to boast of it to the""
members of his band, just as the Indians whence came his name delighted in adding scalps to the lengthening
string of gory trophies. The Parisian
Apache has an utter disregard for life.
It is the daring with which he commits murder and hisr cool and even
boastful air when caught that in a
large measure is responsible for the
restoration of tlie guillotine and the
death penalty.
The Canadian felon convicted of a
capital crime' speaks of the penalty
as "stretching honip." The French
criminal comes of a more romantic
and imaginative .race, so ho speaks of
the guillotine route as "kissing the
widow."       »
Tlie Apache's pal is nearly always
a woman, or "Apache girl," as she ia
usually called. The method of attacking the intended victim is simple
enough. A woman approaches him.
■ She is always of the same type, the
tight-fitting waist, the skirt short and
flaring, the hat a cheap exaggeration
of the prevailing mode. She engages
tho stranger, willing or unwilling, in
conversation just long enough to enable Ihe Apache to steal up from behind a corner or from under the cover
of some shadow. In an instant the
woman has pinned the man's arms, a
knife has been run into him and he
is on tho ground dying.
The Apaches nearly always work
with the knife, occasionally with the
blackjack, but never with a revolver,
except when they are fighting among
themselves. Their method is to surprise the victim from behind. They
rarely attack him ■ openly unless the
band be very strong, for they take no
chances. No demand for money is
made at the muzzle of the pistol.
Their motto is, "Kill first and rob
Though a daring criminal in his
work, the Apache lives much like a
skulking hyena. The way of it is
graphically told by John N. Raphael,
writing for a London paper, who says
in the course oi his article:
"We went to another doss house,
smaller and more disreputable. On
the way there Duvel (I will call the
detu'etive by this name, which is not
his own) explained to us that the
owner of the doss house was a very
useful servant of the police force.
'We lot him steal his provisions without interference, or .get them stolen
"for him from the markets,' he explained, 'on the understanding that
he will pay if complaints are made
and will keep us well informed about
his guests. He makes a good deal of
money out of his twopences in this
way, as his provisions cost him nothing, and he is very useful to us.' And
then Duval pulled open the door, a
dfcor which opened outward for obvious reasons, and we went in.
"Two of our party regretted tne
visit immediately. They thought it a
shame to have eaten so well. As we
walked in, a stench rose up out of the
dusk that was positively appalling.
It was a solid wall of evil odor. Two
of the party rushed out there and
then and waited for us outside. When
wo rejoined them they looked as
though they had just crossed the
channel en a rough day- and in one of
the smallest boats.
"Inside it took us a moment to get
used to the want of light. There was
only a small, smoky lantern, which
stood on the counter by the proprietor.
He was a huge, broad-shouldered,
pock-marked man in his shirt sleeves
—an ex-boxer, Duval told us. There
were no beds in the place, which provided soup and sleep for twopence,
and threw the smell in gratis.
"Whoever liked paid twopence, got
a cup of soup with meat in it, and
might sleep where he liked till morning. The aristocrats brought their
beds with them. These were a rug or
a newspaper, on which they pillowed
thoir heads on tlie brick floor. Some
slept at the tables. There were no
divisions of the sexes. Men and women slept together in their clothes. I
inoticed that Duval never spoke, to
the proprietor, but when we got out
he showed me a scrap of paper with a
name on it. 'A sensational capture,'
he chuckled. He went off and telephoned, and a man who had been
'wanted' for some months was in the
hands of the police an hour later.
"Fradin's is a huge establishment
and has six floors. About 100 men
and women sleep in the cellar every
night, but the whole house holds 600
or 700. On the upper floors are beds
'upon the rope. They are a strip of
sacking, hung hammockwise, on
!which the men and women sleep and
[which are let down with a rnn to
:wake them up and turn them out in
the morninga
"Besides these doss houses, the
seamy side of Paris has its ball-rooms
and its oabarets. The Apaches and
their lady friends there are extremely
reali so that an average of two knife
wounds a night and one murder a
week is nothing at all out of the way.
"There is another doss house near
the Halles, where tho guests are so
dangerous that the proprietress, a
woman, spends her night In a little
cage, like the box office of a theatre.
Tie place haa two doors. The first is
opt u. And it is not until the guest
ha; put hia twopenc'o through the
bn ■■ _ of the cage that tho proprietress
re 'ascs tho lock of the second ,<_oor
inc-j the bod-room by pressing a''button. And at her elbow she has a
special telephone, which will bring
four policemen with revolvers drawn
in one minute, and a half from tbe
pttttio. close at hand."
Davy's Livery Barn,
Saturday, April 16th
Commencing at 2 prompt.
And other goods that have gone
through the Elliott fire.
There is something here you want.
Also  Horses,  Cattle, Stock,   Household Effects, Bicycles, and other
goods in large quantities.
Best Sale of the season. Don't miss it.
M. BYRNS, Auctioneer.
The Perfect
acuum Cleaner
The Perfect cleans Carpets, Rugs; Upholstered Furniture
Bedding, Mats, Ceilings, Floors, all crevices, cracks, etc
The dust is sucked or drawn into a bag
enclosed in the machine. No dust or
germs left to settle around the rooms.
Can be operated by a child.
The Kelowna Manufacturing Co.
R. C  REED.  R. W. BUTLER, Props.
Real good bench hands.    None but
experienced men need apply.
Our work is the best!    We have to satisfy our
Corner of Lawrence and Pendozi Streets.
A car load of
has just arrived.   When in town call
and see our stock.
Importer and Dealer in all hinds ol
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The Orehard (Situ Record
Thursday, April 14
and Orchard Co.,
Avenue        Abbott Street
Willow Avenue
K. L. 0. Co.'s Office, Leon St.
Two five-acre blocks, partly planted, in four-year-old trees.
Adjoining City limits.     Price $2,250 each.
Also some roomy Lake Shore lots near Cadder Ave.
suitable for Summer Residences.
Phone 58
Offices on
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Social and Personal
Mrs. Ellis and children left on
Saturday last for their home in
Alberta, after a visit with their relations, Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Copeland.
C. Harrison, of London, England,
was an arrival here last Thursday
Jas. McKinley was an arrival
here from Claresholm, Alberta, last
Mr. Wm. McNair, of Armstrong,
was in town on business last Friday.
J. S. Gillispie, of Naramata, was
in town the latter part of last week.
Mr, and Mrs. Hodgkins, of London, England, spent last week end
in town.
Wm. Gardner was down from
Vernon on business last Thursday.
H. H. McLean came up from
Hedley last Thursday on a visit to
friends in this locality.
Mr. Leckie Ewing, of Okanagan
Landing was in town last Thursday.
Ex-chief Hidson, has joined the
Vancouver police force.
Prospect've settler, to stylishly dressed
young lady on the wharf: "I suppose there
are quite a number of cultured people in
Kelowna ? "
Stylishly dressed young lady, (whose
jaws were working continuously) "You
bet yer life !" and she ejected a piece of
well-chewed gum into the lake, and put a
fresh ' chiclet' into her dainty mouth:
" We're a cultured crowd here all right I"
I have accounts on my books of
several months standing, some of
them extending over years, and as
I am now in need of money I shall
be forced to make collection, and
give notice of my intention tb do
so. v \
In nearly every case, over six
months' credit has been- given, and
this would be considered too long
by the average firm to extend
credit to any party after they had
sold out their business. It will be
my intention to draw upon all
parties who owe me sums over
$25, at sight on the 1st day of May
next; all sums under that will be
placed in the hands of my solicitor
for collection through the small
debts court.
This will be the final notice that
I will give my various debtors, and
those who do not settle will be
dealt with accordingly.
Dr. Mathison, Dentist, Rowcliffe
Block.    Phone 89.
Cook's   Unfortunate   Predicament
Recalls  De  Rougemont  Case.
Dr. Frederick A. Cook, since the
report of the University of Copenhagen findings after investigation ol
his "proofs," is regarded as being
more or less of a fraud. Some openly denounce tho Brooklyn '"discover"
as being such, while there are others
who incline to the belief that the doctor's mind has become affected
through hardship, exposure to cold
and a constant brooding over the
idea that he should some day b_ successful in reaching , the long-sought
North Pole. Aside from any question of Dr. Cook's guilt or innocence,
the ease recalls a famous hoax wherein a French traveler, Da Rougemont,
set the world agape with curiosity
concerning a certain wonderful island
of the South Paciiic ocean.
M. de Rougemont about ten years
ago startled and interested the whole
world with the publication of a story
that he had discovered a wonderful
island in the southern Paciiic ocean,
where the inhabitants had developed
a civilization so advanced as to cause
the blush of shame to rise to the
cheek of the very best thing that had
as yet been done in the civilization
lir.es by the-most "advanced countries
oi Kurope." '
How he came to find the island is
totally beside the question. The main
fact in the case is that everybody
believed him—at first. How could
anybody doubt the word of a "French
savant?" Here was a man coming
back fresh from a trip oi discovery
in the south seas with the actual
goods on his person !
Tlie best feature of De Kougemont'-
work was that he was only too wilting to appear before the geographical
societies of Europe and tell tbem anything they wanted to know. He was
sharply qui_.--.ed at the meeting of the
geographical section of the British
Association for the Advancement of
Science and came out of the ordeal
r.s fr__h a.s a daisy. He made a
small fortune for himself by contributing to wideawake magazines and
writing a book or two. A few wise
on.s, however, had begun to suspect
tiiat De Rougemont was "something
vi a liar himself," and the impression grew until the notorious island,
and De Rougemont with it, remerged
into the depths of the Pacific ocean,
from which the imaginative and thrifty  Frenchman had  raised  it.
Children   Sold  to   Gypsies.
It is calculated that between 200
and 30U little children in France are
annually taken from their homes by
gypsies and other nomads. Not a
lew of these children are deliberately
sold by their parents. A case in point
has just come to the notice of the
ponce at Bellac, near Limoges, where
a laborer named Pinuad, aged 52, sold
:7s six-year-old daughter to a family
oi gypsies for 50s. and a pitcher of
wine. The contract of sale was drawn
up in a wineshop. A' revenue stamp
was affixed, and it was signed by two
witnesses. One of these—the woman
who kept the wineshop—was, however, apprehensive oi the legal consequences to herself. She immediately informed the child's uncle, who
with the police started off in pursuit
of the gypsies and came up with them
the next morning. Replying to the
poiice, the child, repeating the lesson she had been taught, said that,
siie was traveling with her uncle and
aunt, but on seeing her real uncle
she ran to his arms and burst into
The   father   was   sentenced   to   a
week's  imprisonment.
Prompt relief in all cases of throat and
lung trouble if you use Chamberlain's
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and healing in effect. Sold by all druggists.
Best Selection of
Picture Post Cards
and Town Views
Portraits by appointment.      >
New Folders—The Latest.
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You Have Here
Phone 34
The best assortment of SEEDS to choose from, and we
sell ALL-KINDS   by   the   pound, ounce,  or   packet.
We also sell plants for indoor or outdoor use.
The Mushroom.
It is commonly believed that the
mushroom literally grows in a night,
so that it has come to be emblematic
of sudden development, but the truth
is quite otherwise. It is very likely
to require several weeks for its formation and up to the time of ita appearance in the light of day it remains beneath the surface, very much
compressed and held in small compass. Then comes a moist night, and
the cells df which the fungus is composed are greatly expanded, so that
it tbtusts itself out above ground.
But it is no heavier, though so much
bigger, than days before, perhaps,
when it lay hidden in small compass
under the top layer of soil, a perfect
The Eckhardta company occupied the boards at the Opera
House last Thursday, Friday, and
Saturday, and gave several good
plays, though before only small
audiences. The acting was good
but the scenery carried was not up
to the average, and really not in
keeping with the acting of the
principals, who made a remarkably
fine showing. The company left
on Monday for points up [the lake
where they have several engagements to fulfil.
Don't forget the "Mikado" to
be given in the Opera House on
Wednesday and Thursday next,
April 20th and 21 st. This popular work is to be given by our own
local Musical and Dramatic Society,
and certainly should have the enthusiastic support of the townspeople.
A seven-year-old boy sticking to
a runaway and bucking broncho
was a sight witnessed in Pendozi
street last Saturday afternoon.
Tom Davy, son of Mr. A, R. Davy,
was riding a horse back to his
father's livery barn, followed by
his brother Jack on a much more
gentle steed. When near the Pendozi street bridge Tom's horse began to rear and kick, and then
finding it could not dislodge its
small rider, rushed off madly in the
direction of town. Tom managed
to stick on and to safely steer his
hose to the barn door, where the
hands there gave him a lift off, and
managed to quieten down the
Three cases of riding bicycles
on the sidewalks were brought
before Magistrate Boyce on Saturday last. The delinquents were
each fined $2.50, along with a
warning that the sum would be in-
creasod in the event of a second
Mr. M. A. Jull, provincial poultry
expert, will lecture before the
members of the Kelowna Farmers*
Institute on April 26th, at 8 o'clock.
All interested in poultry raising
are invited to be present.
Fishing has already started, and
some good catches are reported.
Messrs. Lavigne and Poett went
out last Monday morning and returned with a big bag. Many
people, however, are keeping on
the safe side of May 1st as
the dates with regard to the close
season are very hazy, though constable Tooth informs us that he
has no law in his code which
would make anyone liable to be
" pulled " who was caught following the gentle craft of fishing now.
The' framework of the new
implement store which is being
built for Messrs. Dalgleish & Glenn,
is now finished and the cement
mixer is busy grinding away, and
men are busy pounding the cement
into the forms. A new arrival on
the gang of workmen is a negro,
who is a source of amusement to
the small boys during their recess
from school. >
A City of Boiling Springs.
Carlsbad has been humorously described as being built on the lid of a
boiling kettle, which is almost literal-
ly true, as it stands on a crust of comparative thinness, through which rise
several mineral springs. The most
abundant and most used of these
springs is the Sprudel, which discharges 130,000 gallons a day of various temperatures. The water of the
hot springs has been famous for more
than a century as a> "cure" for various compiuints, and the town can
nearly always boast of its royal visitors during the season from May 1
to Sept. 20.
C. G. J
For Staple and Fancy Groceries.
Primer  of   Life.
He prayed for fair weather, then
he growled because the sunlight was
so dazzlingly bright it blinded bim.
Then rain was his petition, and he
growled because he hud to climb a
hill to keep from drowning. And
then the angels whispered: "It will
never do to send a hurricane to blow
that man to heaven, for if we gave
him a hurp he'd growl because he had
to play it. A crown would be too
heavy for him to carry, and he'd say
that honey didn't agree with Hrn
and that there was water in the
Wise  Boy.
According to The Boston Transcript,
the teacher of an east Boston primary
school was recently giving her charges
instruction on coins.
"Which would you rather have—a
dollar or two half dollars?" she asked.
A Hebrew boy of seven promptly responded that he   would   prefer   two
' "Why?" he was  asked.
"Because," he replied, "if you lose
one you've got the other."
An intuitive application of the old
precept, "Don't put all your eggs ib
one basket." i
Mr. H. H. Millie has broken the
record in putting up telephone
wire. Last Monday he put up five
miles of wire out Rutland waV,
connecting up the Central Okanagan camp and Mr. Cosen's place.
The system is becoming greatly
improved, and the country all
round is gradually becoming connected with the town by means of
the telephone.
Work on clearing up the park
is now in full swing, and soon the
whole park will have on its summer
foliage, and provide a fine rendz-
vou3 on a summer's evening.
Rev. Father Verbeke met with
an accident last Saturday whilst
driving in town. His horse suddenly swerved round when near
the horse trough in main street,
nearly overturning the two-wheeled
cart and throwing Father Verbeke
violently to the ground. The horse
rushed off in the direction of the
wharf and along Abbott street,
where it collided with some trees,
smashing the shafts of the cart.
Tearing itself loose from the
wreckage it continued its mad
career until it was stopped near
the mouth of the creek. It managed to break loose again, however, and was eventually caught
near the,C.P.R. wharf. Meanwhile
Father Verbeke was taken to Dr. >
Knox's surgery, and though not
seriously hurt, was found to be
suffering from several bruises and
cuts about the face. He was sufficiently recovered from the shock
to drive back to his home at the
Mission the same evening.
The country girls' branch of the
Ladies' Hospital Aid will hold
their first entertainment this afternoon at the residence of Mr. W. C
Cameron. An admission paice of
25c will be charged to adults, and
15c to children. The entertainment will last from 3 to 6 p.m.
An exceptionally large auction
sale is to be held on Saturday next,
when the whole of the damaged
stock from S. T. Elliott's burnt-out
implement store will'be sold to the
highest bidder. The sale starts at
12 o'clock sharp (see advertisement on another page).
The War Canoe club met in
Lequime's Hall last Monday evening for the purpose bf re-organizing,
only a small attendance being
present. It was decided to go
ahead this year with the club, and
to get together various races, both
local and in the district. The foi- ,
lowing officers, were elected:
President, Mr. G. C. Rose; vice-
president, Mr. Chas. Harvey; sec-
treasurer, Mr. F. Wilgress. Mr. W.
Crawford was again elected captain, with Mr. Chas. Harvey 1st
vice-captain and Mr. Cather 2nd
vice-captain, and captain of the
junior war canoe team. A committee, consisting of Messrs. G.
Woolsley, W. Crawford, F. Wilgress, H. Cather and Chas. Harvey
were told off to draft out rules and
to get together the boys for this
year's team, and also tb make
arrangements for races, both up
and down the lake.
The back drop for the second
scene in the " Mikado " has been
completed, and is certainly a gor-
gorgeous piece of work. It shows
a quantity of chrysanthemums, and
a bamboo rustic arch at the back,
with a fine blue sky. The scene is
Koko's garden.
-We regret to report the death of
Mr. McKie, who was a new-comer
to this district, and who had taken
up his residence on the benches.
The death occurred Friday last
from heart failure.
We beg to inform our numerous
customers that we have sold out
our interests to Messrs. P. Burns &
Co., of Calgary, and that although
the name will be changed, the
same good quality of meat will be
supplied by the new firm.
The change has made it necessary for us to collect our accounts
at once, and for this purpose we
would ask all who owe us for supplies to settle for same either by
cash or note in the course of the
next few days. Mr. Wrigglesworth
will be leaving the town shortly,
and it is desirable that all accounts
should be squared up, so that a
definite return can be made and
the partnership dissolved.
Thanking you for past favors,
and hoping you will give this matter your attention,
Yours truly,
The first consignment of meat
for Messrs. P. Burns & Co., arrived
from Calgary on Monday last.
Some very fine joints were among
those shipped in.
"The Royal Chef," a musical
comedy, was given at the Opera
House on Wednesday night. The
company was well balanced, and
the scenery of an exceptionally
fine nature. There are some good
shows on the road at present, and
the " Royal Chef" company is one
which play-goers will hope to see
Mr. W. Crawford may leave on
a trip to Winnipeg shorty to attend
the grand re-union of the veterans
of J 885, it being the 25th anniversary of the taking of Batoche, which
was captured after three days' solid
fighting. Mr. Crawford was attached to the Winnipeg Field Battery,
and was in two engagements. One
at Duck lake on March 24th, 1885,
the other at Botache on May 13,
14 and 15th of the same year, and
is now counted among the veterans. ■
An invitation to the' re-union has
been forwarded to him, and it is
possible that he may join in the
procession of vetrans, who will
decorate the graves of their
comrades, and march through the
streets of Winnipeg which are to
be lined with soldiers as body
Your tongue is coated.
Your breath it foul.
Headaches come and go.
These symptoms show that your stomach
is the trouble. To remove the cause is the
first thing, and Chamberlain's Stomach and
Liver Tablets will do that. Easy to take
and most effective.   Sold by all druggists.
TW" li J
Thursday, April 14
The Orchard City Record.
Pic-nicing at one of the many beauty spots
on the Okanagan Lake.
The  Orchard City
of British Columbia,
Is credited with more winnings in open com-
petition: with fruit from all parts of the American
continent, than any other city in B.C.
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 pf 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. Enjoy
the Sunny Okanagan s long beautiful summer
whilst making your little pile, with the comfortable assurance that you will not have to suffer
through a long, cold, tedious winter. There is
no 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
I acre of tomatoes sold for $1000.00
i acre of strawberries realized~$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
If acres of prunes yielded 25 tons,
and sold for $1125.00
19 acres of mixed orchard produced
fruit which sold for $9000,00
Tobacco Growing
Has, during the past few years,
steadily forged to the front as one
of the most profitable industries in
and around Kelowna. Inexperien-
growers can easily net $100 to $150
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
cared for iocaiiy.
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-day fetches $100 to $150 per acre.   The same when planted out to orchard realizes not less
than $300 per acre, and in three years more all the way to $1000 per acre.
For further particulars, and descriptive booklet, apply to
The Secretary. Kelowna Board of Trade,
'y'yM The Orchard City Record.
Thursday April 14
Saturday Specials.
Are you watching this space?     If not,
you are at a loss.     You cannot imagine
the Bargains the
Store of Plenty
is offering each week unless you pay us
a call.
Bargains for Saturday, April 16
Best Japan Rice, regular 3 lbs for 25 c,
Saturday,  5  lbs.  for 25c.
Choice Mixed Biscuits, reg. 20c lb.
_?aturduy, 2 lbs. for 25c.
Sardines in Oil, reg. 1 Oc tin, Saturday 4 for 25c
Laundry Soap, in 4 lb. bars, Saturday, 25c
Tea Garden Table Syrup, reg. 45c tin, Saturday, 35c tin
Flower and Garden Seeds, all kinds, reg. 5c pkg.
Saturday, 8 pkgs. for 25c.
Highest Quality      Greatest Quantity
Lowest Prices always
GET THE HABIT   -   Go to
Do You Know
real estate investments are the best in tKe
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 Homesti
water.    Prices, $175 to $200 per acre.
Other most valuable land bargains
$25 per acre up.
W. Curtis Hitchner
Westbank    -   British Columbia
Fully nine out of every ten cases of rheumatism is simply rheumatism of the muscles due 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.
Phone 35
Phone 35
Large and  attractive
rooms and offices in the
Raymer Block
Appb to      H.W. RAYMER
Bernard Avenue.
We are pleased lo see Mr. Tom
Leader and Mr. G. Mappin about
again, hale and hearty after their'
recent accident.
Masters Ian and Douglas Cameron returneJ: last Saturday from
their school at Victoria, and are
spending their Easter holidays at
To the wife of Mr. Campbell, at
Rutland, on Monday, Ayril 4th,
a son.
To the wife of Mr. R. H. Stubbs
at Benvoulin, on Wednesday, April
6th, a girl.
To the wife of Mr. W. H. Hill,
on Wednesday, April 6th, a son.
A  Horrible   Russian   Prison   Utterly
Isolated From the Living World.
The following wonderfully vivid de-
icriptiou of a grim Russian prison
where many a man—and woman, too,
for that matter— has suffered untold
torture of mind and body, is from an
article in McClure's Magazine:
In the middle of the River Neva,
where it flows out of Lake Ladga,
there lies a tiny island surrounded on
three sides by the turbulent waters of
the river and hemmed in upon the
fourth by the cold and stormy lake.
Upon this island stands a very ancient fortress enclosed by high walls
more than 20 feet in thickness. This
is the fortress of Schlusselburg._
Day and night sentinels, relieved
every two hours, pace around the top
of these walls, keeping a vigilant
lookout on every hand. No one from
within the fortress, not even the
soldiers or gendarmes, is allowed to
communicate with the people who
dwell upon the banks of the river.
If the unwary fisherman chance3 to
drift in his boat too near the walls
of the fortress he is greeted by the
shout of a sentinel, aiming his rifle:
"Away! Or I shoot!"
Not even the Dead, sea, in the
deserts of Asia, is so utterly isolated
and cut off from the living world' as
is this fortress of Schlusselburg, which
lies within 40 miles of St. Petersburg.
The regime and the aspect of the
prison were carefully thought out and
planned, being, as the ministers visiting the Schlusselburg repeatedly declared to the prisoners, intended to
demonstrate to them that it was destined to be their grave. The cells are
constructed in such a manner as constantly to remind the prisoners of a
tomb. The stone floors are painted
black and" the walls dark gray.
The window panes were opaque, so
that no ray of sun ever penetrated
within the cells and no trace of color
from without could be caught by the
prisoners. The iron bedstead was
turned up by day and chained against
the wall, and only a little stool, also
fastened in its place, allowed the
prisoners an occasional rest from the
incessant stride backword and forward across the floor of the cell.
This pacing back and forth was in
fact the only diversion permitted, to
the prisoners. No books were given
to them except the Bible, no work for
their hands, no color for their eyes,
no sound for their ears.
Cut off from the living world, buried
in the black stone cells, clothed in the
dingy'prison garb, with one sleeve
black, the other yellow, they strode to
and fro from corner to corner of their
cages. Their food was abominable;
bread, half? aw, made of rotten flour,
and a plate of hot water in which
floated a few shreds of meat or the
traces of an onion.
2 Cents per word, first insertion and
1 Cent pdr word each subsequent
insertion, minimum 25 Cent*.
New Aspinal Potato Planter.   Apply box
160, Kelowna. 17tf
FOR SALE—Fresh Milch Cows. Apply
W. H. Fleming, Mount View Ranch,
Kelowna. 6tf
FOR SALE.—Twelve acres of good fruit
land on benches, with water record,
also an 8-roomed house on Park Ave.,
Kelowna.   Apply P.O. box 175.    I3tf
Some Splendid White Wyandotte Cockerels bred from Fishel's imported stock
five dollars each. Also pen of pure bred
White Leghorns, Cock and nine hen* to
clear; ten dollars.   Cosens. Kelowna. 15 tf
Eight-roomed house (Morden'a) opposite
Pridham's orchard, with half acre land,
small fruits, etc.   Apply Geo. E. Boyer.
setting.  —  A
At   $1.50
of duck eggs.      Apply
Guisachan, Kelowna.
few   settings
Mrs.  Cameron
A large store in Water Street.
Campbell Bros., Kelowna.
18 tf
We have choice1 stock and will sell eggs at
$2 per  setting.     Larger  lots at reduced
rates.   Schell Bros.. Rutland. 16tf
The People's Store
Phones:   Grocery, 214    Dry Goods, 314     Office, 143
Grocery Department, Phone 214
A   First-class   Stock of  Fresh
Groceries are always on hand.
Fresh supplies  of Oranges,  Lemons, and
* Grape Fruit every week.
Green  Lettuce and Onions every day.
All kinds of    SEEDS   A Full Stock."
A large shipment of Stewart's Celebrated Chocolates
just to hand. '
Turkish Delight and Toasted Mallows-something dainty
A large shipment of China and Crockery .
to arriye next week.
Remember Five off foh^Cash at Lawson s.
Headquarters for the Economical Buyer
What a Bureau Really Is.
When parchment was used for
writing and when bookbinding waa in
its infancy and a bound book was
a costly luxury it was the custom to
place the book on a piece of cloth
or a strip of wool in order to prevent the binding from possible damage on the rough wood of the table.
Those who had to deal with money
also had a strip of cloth on the table
or counter so that the coins should
not roll. This strip was called "bureau." In course of time the custom
changed, and the same word was applied to the writing table covered with
green or other colored cloth and at
length descended to the modern table
with the centre protected by leather.
As an office contains one or more of
these tables it is not difficult to understand that the name should in
one country have been given to the
room that contained the bureau.
WANTED to buy lots in Prince Rupert
B. C, direct from owners. Apply Box 105
Prince Rupert, B. C.
Are in a position to make contracts with
all persons intending to grow tobacco dur.
ing the coming season. Any information
will be cheerfully furnished by- applying
to L, Holman Raymer Building, Kelowna,
B.C. 17-21
15 Ton second  class hay $12  per Ton.
Apply F. Heather, Okanagan Mission. 17-20
Buff Orpington eggs for hatching $1   per
setting. Cather-Springwood, Kelowna 19-21
Baby Carriage, good  condition,  also  few
thoroughbred rock hena and rooster, also
thoroughbred    rock  'eggs   for  hatching.
Apply Mrs. Dan McLean. Box 92      19-21
Pure bred Jersey Bull 6 months old also
pure Jersey Heifer 2 months. Apply, J.E.
Lytic, Benvoulin. 20-22
On Ranch, by young Englishman. Good
reference.   Apply, P.O. Box 292. Kelowna,
B.C. 20
To let, with cellarage and stable  at back.
$10. a month,  situated in Pendozi Street.
Apply in first instance to Box J, Record
Office. 20tf
Well rooted Caragana hedge plants $10.00
per thousand.   Apply to Thompson and
McTavish. Richter St. 20-22
Heads  Much  Alike.
Most expert craniologista insist that
it is extremely difficult to determine
sex from the skull, but admit there
are a few distinctions which taken together indicate Bex. Perhap. the most
marked distinction is the prominence
of the bony projection over the nose.
The  skull  in  man  is  thicker  and
stronger,  and  the  mastoid processes
beneath the ear are larger.   Broca is
authority for the opinion that if the
skull rests on the mastoid processes
it is almost certainly a man's,   in
woman the top of the head appears
flatter, while in the masculine head
the curve from  before  backward is
more smooth and even.   Greek sculptors always recognize this.
i —————————
Ceilings and Ventilation.
Rooms with low ceilings or with
ceilings even with the window tops
are susceptible of more perfect ventilation than those with high ceilings.
In such rooms the leakage at the windows, which is constantly going on,
keeps the air in motion throughout
the room, whereas if the ceiling is
higher only the lower part of tho ait
is moved, and an inverted lake of
foul and hot air is left floating in
the space above the window tops.
This lake, under the law of diffusion
of gases, keeps actively at work, fouling the fresh currents circulating beneath it.
Just received direct
from England
Our display represents
many new designs and
New Foulards, with
every appearance oi
Silk, only 35c. yd.
New Crepons, plain
also Fancy Stripes,
New Mercerized gotten Striped Suitings
New Dress Muslips,
and Vestings
New Chambrays
New Galateas, guaranteed fast colors
New Oxford Shirtings
New Prints and Dress
New Mercerized Linen Suitings
etc., etc., etc.
Inspection invited.
N.B. Samples sent to out
of town customers on
The Kelotona
Heavy team, 1350 1500 lbs, mares prefer-
red, must be well broke, sound, true, and
cheap for cash. Apply, Box 13 P.O. Kel
owna. 20
Five roomed house on Lawrence Avenue,
furnjshed or unfurnished,' Apply, J. A.
Bigger.   Kelowna.     • 20tf
Pekin Duck's eggs, also pure white Wyan.
dottes. Fishels.   Apply, Cosens. Kelowna.
You will find the Waltham
Watch. It is a universal time
keeper. Every one sold is
guaranteed and the numerous
sales of them is proof of their
merits as perfect time-keepers.
I have them in all grades and
sizes, and would be pleased to
show you them and explain
their many good points. If you
have a broken one I will guarantee to fix it as good as new.
Bring your watch, clock, and
jewelry repairs to me, and let
me prove my statement
Bernard Avenue.
All work and goods absolutely
Tombstone For Step.
A tombstone requisitioned as a
doorstep has been discovered in a lonely farmhouse situated near to Caasio-
bury Park, Watford, Eng. This stone, a
fine piece of Portland, serves aa a
doorstep leading from the dining-room
to the conservatory, and is lying face
downward. Workmen engaged in carrying out certain repairs and alterations camo upon this stone, which
bears the inscription, "In loving memory of  , the beloved wife," etc.
They were instructed by the owner,
who occupies the house, to replace it,
and the tombstone is again fulfilling
its somewhat novel purpose.
Can be supplied to a limited number of
customer* in town during the summer
months. Apply, Box 385, Kelowna. B. C
A brand new Singer tewing machine, drop
head, in use only a short time. Cheap for
cash.   Apply, Box G,  Record Office. 20tf
White Wyandottes, $2.00 per setting of
15, 3 settings $5.00.    Apply D. M. Brown,
south of K. L. O. Bridge, (near Speers).
Just Resentment.
The editor was dying, says an exchange, but when the doctor bent
over, placing his ear on hiB breast,
and said "Poor man—circulation almost gone," the dying editor sat up
and shouted: " 'Tis not so! We have
the largest circulation in the coun-
Germans   In Chile.
In Chile there   are regions   where
there are so many Germans that the
natives servants learn thuir "
A Splendid Hair Tonic that Makes
> Beautiful Hair
Every hair dresser should know about
Parisian Sage, the quick-acting hair dressing,
that does just what this paper tells you it
will do.
Parisian Sage is a most delightful and
different hair dressing, a fact that will be
recognised the moment it is applied to the
scalp. There is not a particle of stickiness
in it; it is not greasy; it has a'delicate and
refined odor, and it is a truly invigorating
tonic that will make hair grow, if the hair
root still show the least sign of life.
Try a bottle of Parisian Sage. It will
brighten up the hair in two days.
Parisian Sage is 'guaranteed by P. B.
Willits & Co. to cure dandruff, stop falling
hair and scalp itch in two weeks, or money
back. It is particularly in demand by women of refinement, who desire soft, luxuriant
hair, that compels admiration. Price 50 c
a large bottle by P. B. Willits & Co.or dir.
ect, all charges prepaid, from the Canadian
makers, the Giroux Mfg. Co., Fort Erie,
3 One-acre Lots between Pendozi
and Richter streets One of these
is a corner lot This property contains about half an acre of bearing
fruit trees. Price $2,200 with very
easy terms.
Also wanted a one hone wagon in
good condition.
A. FRANCIS, Kelowna, B.C.
P.O. Box 80.
of disposing of something for which you
have no further use
than a small ad. on
this page.
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