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And   the   world   is
with you;  Quit and
you stand alone.
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VOL. II.   NO. 19.
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Fire Guts Implement Store
Mr Elliott suffers great loss in early morning conflagration
Many motor cars consumed by the flames.
A fire broke out about a quarter
to three last Tuesday morning, the
cause ot which cannot be at present
understood. The building attacked was the implement store of Mr.
S. T. Elliott, situated at the edge of
< the business part of the town. No
one was living in the store, and no
fire left anywhere near the place
the fire broke out.
Several theories have been set
foward by the people, amongst
which is one that spontaneous
combustion of oily rags was the
cause of the conflagration. Mr.
Elliott, however, had just had the
place cleaned out, ready for his
new stock of automobiles, and
considers the theory of combustion
absolutely impossible. He is almost sure that the fire was started
from the outside, and the fact that
two gasoline cans were found
opened in the locality where the
fire started, makes this question
look more likely.
The first person to see the fire
was Mr. Wilson, who immediately
rushed to the fire hall to give the
alarm, and at the same time to give
a hand with the hose reel, while
Dr. and Mrs. Knox, who have their
premises opposite the store, sent
in the alarm by telephone.
It was lucky, however, that Mr.
Wilson ran down to the fire hall,
•for' the telephone operator got
mixed, and instead of putting in the
correct plugs, put in the ones at the
front of the board, which did not
ring up the power house. Consequently the alarm was delayed
for a few minutes, until Mr." Millie
came down - ' and put ' matters
right ''"
The fire brigade was on the
scene before the general alarm
was given, and soon got the hose
playing on the flames.
The alarm roused numbers of
the townspeople, and several hands
were soon on the scene to give a
help in saving the property near by.
By this time the east part of the
building was well alight, and <all
efforts to save it were futile. The
fire played round about the automobiles and buggies that were in the
store, and soon reduced them to a
shapeless mass.
The flames lept high into the air,
but as there was little or no wind,
the fire was confined to its original
quarter. The work of the fire
brigade can be commended, for
they did good business in saving
the office and surrounding buildings
from general destruction.
The flames soon caught a hold
of the upper storey* in which was
stored numerous buggies and other
stock of a highly inflammable
nature. Soon the flames lept high
out of the roof and threatened the
wood work which was in course of
erection to receive the cement for
the new garage, which was being
built for Mr. Elliott.
In a short time the brigade had
the flames well under control, and
within an hour from the time the
fire was first discovered, the
possibility of a spread was reduced
to a minimum, as the flames were
entirely subdued. The fire boys,
however, continued to play upon
the debris until every vestage of
fire was extinguished.
The office, which was in the
building and only partitioned off
from the main building by a thin
boarding, was saved, and that together with the books, receipts and
other papers and moneys, owing
chiefly to the efforts of the brigade
who broke in the windows and
made a. spread in this direction an
The loss sustained by Mr. Elliott
is great, and will amount tp somewhere about $16,000, of which
some $8,000 is covered by insurance, upon which cldim was
immediately made.
The fire certainly came at a bad
time, for it was only recently that
Mr. EUiott received one or two
car loads of implements and
machinery, and only just a sew
weeks ago that the first shipments
of automobiles arrived. It is understood that these automobiles carried no insurance, and that the
sum of $6,000 was upon them for
payment—this will be a direct loss
to Mr. Elliott, and will be the
larger part of his liability in respect
to the fire, inasmuch as he had just
received the goods, and the insurance on'them had not been
finally adjusted and the policy
issued. It was Mr. Elliott's plan to
to have taken o"t a policy ' to
cover, such a loss, but had delayed
doing so, owing to a press of
When the building was in full
blaze, Mr. Bert Johnstone and Mr.
W.,Crawford entered the office to
save some of the contents and the
books. Mr. Johnstone was keeping
the books belonging to the Kelowna Brewery Co., in Mr. Elliott's
office, and his trip into the burning
building was not without some
danger, at the same time he secured the books, which were slightly
damaged by soot and water. Mr.
Elliott's books, despite a good
wetting, were found intact, together
with the majority of his papers and
correspondence. These were
practically the only - things saved
from the fire; the contents being a
total loss, save a few pieces of
harness that wese hung up in the
office, and which may be found of
some good.
On Tuesday morning, the work
of looking over the debris was
started, with the result that nothing
.oLany,value .was to be-found., • ;
If the fire had not occurred, -the
change in name of ownership of
one car would have possibly taken
place that day. Several important
deals were practically closed. In
the case of one car, the trial trip
had actually been- made, previous
Jo final purchase.
Mr. Elliott will possibly take a
small office in town until his new
cement garage is completed, the
work of which will be urged on
without delay. This being completed, he will have his implement
store re-built
Rutland News.
(From our own correspondent.)
A. M. McDonald of Red Deer vis
ited Rutland  last week arranging
for improvements to be made  on
his lot in the  2nd  Subdivision  of
the Central Okanagan Land Co.
Lloyd McDonald is home for a
short visit from Vancouver.
D. E. McDonald is the proud possessor of a splendid specimen of a
cougar, or mountain lion which he
captured on his pre-emption on
Black Mountain; Mr. McDonald is
an enthusiastic sportsman and has
trophies of his success as a nimrod.
Little dears are to be found at
school most mornings, but it is not
often a little deer is seen there!
When the children arrived at the
school - house Tuesday morning
the found what they at first thought
was a dog asleep in front of. the
door. Startled by the sound * of
their voices, the little animal jumped up, and made off across Lee's
place and up the hill. Why did
this symbol of innocence choose
the school-house for its night's rest?
A large shipment of trees from
the Oregon Nursery was unpacked
the other day at Mr. S. Sproule's.
Mr. Moody, assistant engineer of
tlv_ Belgo-Canadian Land Con.-
pany, moved with his family into
the cottage on Mr. R. Sproule's
Harry Hall, our well known
songster, left on to-day's boat for
the prairie, where he intends taking
up a homestead. He will be
greatly missed in the Methodist
choir and at our literary socials.
New Fruit Distributing
House at Weyburn
A big fruit distributing house
been Secured for Weyburn. Mr.
Jas. Simington, of Moose Jaw,
president of a company to be
known as  the  Weyburn Jobbers
Company .Limited, last week signed
a contract with the town council
to erect a warehouse on the property adjoining that to be occupied
by Cameron and Heap, wholesale
grocers, adjoining the C. P. R.
The company will put up an
$8,000 building forthwith. The
building wille be 65 by 165 feet,
and will be completed by October
1st. It is the expectation of the
company that an enlargement of
the building will be necessary within a year or two to cope with the
Mr. Winslow Explains
Demonstration Orchards
Government Horticulturist Delivers Interesting Speech at
Vernon on the Department's Plans.
business which is expected to be
The company will receive fruit
by train or car lots for distribution
to.all points of Southern Saskatchewan. They will put two travellers
on the road to begin with, and
may add to the staff later.
New Henry Irving Statue
Big Engines for B. C.
It is announced in railway circles
that 11 new engines of the big
Adantic type will be brought out
for service on the Thompson and
Cascade divisions. of the C. P. R.
They will number from 1190 to
1199. One of these engines left
the shops at Winnipeg last week
and should reach Kamloops in a
day or two.'
The big locomotives are capable
of handling considerably more
freight than the present ones and
will alleviate the present serious
conditions occasioned by a shortage
of motive power.
Westbank News.-
( From our own correspondent.)
The long promised Irving statue
is to be erected at last, and it is
possible that the effigy of England's
most noted actor will be unveiled
in June or July by Sir John Hare.
The statue will be of bronze, and
will have as its sculptor, Mr.
Thomas Brock, who has just completed the Queen Victoria memorial. A site at the back of the
National Gallery and appropriately
opposite the Garrick Theatre has;
been'chpsenTor its position
Mr. G. Roberts has just received
a large shipment of fruit trees which
he is busy setting out on his
twelve acre lot.
The Salmon Arm municipality
will not this year assess improvements. Business lots will be assessed on a basis of $3200 per acre,
or $400 per lot residential lots on
a basis of $ 1600 an acre. The
basis of assessment for agricultural
land is fixed at—wild land, $20,
grade 1, $32, grade 2, $42, grade
3, $50.
The roads are badly in need of
repairs, but we are glad to hear
that an attempt to repair them is
to be made soon.
Mr. Harry Barnes of the S. S.
Clovelly, left last Friday for Vancouver, where he has accepted a
The new boarding house is near-
ing completion and we trust it will
hot be long before it will be open
for business. The new store is also gradually nearing completion.
Mr. W. M. Collins is building an
addition to his store, which will
make it much larger than before.
The English pastor intends holding service in townsite school every
other Sunday, beginning on the
17th instant.
School was closed the later part
of last the week owing to the
teacher being ill, but we are glad
to see her around again this week.
The Keremeos Conservative
Association has chosen Martin
Burrill M. P. and L Shatford M. P.
P., as its honorary presidents,'
electing the following active officers
President, Daniel McCurdy; vice-
president, J. I. Armstrong; sec-
treasurer, R. H. Carmichael.
A rehearsal of the " Mikado " is
called for to-night at 8 oclock, and
will take place in the society's room
underneath the Opera House. It
is urged that all members will endeavour to be present, as the
rehearsals are getting very close,
only three more being scheduled
before the dress rehearsal, which
will possibly be on Tuesday next.
Want Lower Freight Rates
The Edmonton board of trade is
taking action to protest against the
request of the Vancouver board of
trade before the railway committee
for cheaper rates on goods brought
in from Vancouver over the mountains to the prairie cities. Other
western cities may join with Edmonton in the protest as, if Vancouver secures these rates, their
wholesale houses would be able to
compete with western wholesalers
in their own territory.
. Edmonton will also protest
against what they claim to be discriminating rates on goods coming
in from the east.
Rev. Jas. Slimmon, missionary in
Northern China, gave an interesting
account of missions in that country,
at the Young People's Society in
connection with the Presbyterian
church. Dr. Huycke lectures next
Monday evening in the same place
oh " Tuberculocis."
Mr. Anderson, the Vernon representative of [.Messrs. P. Bums &
Co., was in town on Wednesday-
last, and confirmed the purchase
by his firm of the butcher business
of Messrs. Ludlow & Wriggles-
worth. The present plan, it is
understood, is for Mr. Ludlow to
remain in the business as manager.
Rev.C. W. Whyte.of Peachland,
was a visitor in town on Tuesday
last, staying at the manse.
Dr. Arthurs, of Tabor,  Alberta'
came last week to visit his sister,
Mrs.  Wm.' Harvey.      During  his
visit, he was taken  ill  with  heart
__ __.__ i __
ii uuuic ana anaemia,
fined to his bed.
is con-
. During the past week the crocuses
that have been planted in the large
round bed in the city park have
come into bloom, and the various
tulips, dahlias and narcissus are
showing above ground. When .the
whole bed is in bloom, there will
be eleven distinct colors, and all
aTe planted so as to give a very
pleasing effect to the eye.
Rev. A. W. K. Herdman has set
the example and went out fishing
with his son last week, for the first
time this year. They were not
very successful in catching fish, but
is satisfied that he has found one
of the best spots for a quiet afternoon's sport, when the season is
further advanced—a spot where
theN earth is solid and will not
crumble under his feet, the same as
it did on an eventful occasion last
Mr. H. H. Millie left on Wednesday last on a tour of inspection of
the telegraph line between here
and Vernon.
Mr. and Mrs. George Fraser and
family left on Tuesday afternoon
last for Penticton.
New postoffices in this province
were opened last Monday at
Hydraulic, Kaleden, Shingle Creek
and Majuba Hill.
Mr. G. W. Mappin is in the
hospital suffering from the effects
of a fall. He has broken his nose,
and it will be some time before a
complete recovery will be made.
T,W. Stirling left for the coast
on Tueseay last.
The new opera house at Armstrong was opened on Wednesday _ 	
when the local choral society gave making the best possible selection
a concert I of a site.
At a meeting held in Vernon
last week,' the subject of demonstration orchards was brought up
by Mr. Winslow, provincial
horticulturist, and he practically
explained the whole affair to the
people. He told them that the
question of establishing experimental stations in the Okanagan was
one that had received world wide
comment, and that it was the desire of the Dept. of Agriculture to
establish a farm or farms in the
Okanagan district as soon as possible, at the same time he could
not promise that the farms would
be started right away.
He spoke at considerable length
and said that the subject had been
misunderstood by the majority of
people, and he wished to make
clear that the proposed demonstration orchards were not to be
considered as the experimental
farms that were talked about many
months ago.
The work of experimental farms
had been undertaken in this and
other provinces by the dominion
government and as already over 50
applications from various districts
had been received for demonstration orchards it would be manifes-
dy impossible for the provincial
government to buy land and conduct expermental stations at these
places. The cost of 50 ten-acre
farms for the land alone would be
at least $125,000 to say nothing of
the maintenance. This would of
course 7'"b.e.' entirely beyond the
reach*v of 'bur provincial finances'.
There will be no experimental work
done on these demonstration orchards. To experiment is to get
new varieties, new methods, etc.;
but the horticultural department is
assured that they already know
enough about the requirements of
each district to be , able to leave
experimental work .aside, and to
grow trees successfully. Their
idea was to put into practice what
they already know, and to demonstrate what may be done to make
fruit growing a commercial undertaking. This would' furnish an
object lesson that would be of the
greatest possible value to the various districts where the orchards
were run under this plan.
The object was to get a man in
this district who owned land,
who was an enthusiast on fruit
growing and who intended to devote his time to that business,
when such a man was found he
would be approached by the government and an agreement drawn
up between them whereby the government would agree to furnish
nursery stock of the best variety,
and suitable for the locality and also to have the land planted. A
member of the department would
supervise all the cultivation, spraying and pruning in season, and the
owner of the property would agree
to keep all accounts so as to show
{*U8t exacdy what the land would
>e from a commercial stand point.
The Government would supply
the pump for spraying and would
perhaps pay a certian amount of
the expenditure on operations. It
however was useless' to talk about
establishing the farm this spring
for at the present time the nurseries
were sold out of their first class
stock, and also of their best
In every case the matter would
resolve itself largely intp the best
possible arrangement that could be
made with the individual owners
of the land selected/and the local
conditions would govern the plan
of operations.
As far as Vernon was concerned
applications would be received by
Mr. B. Hoy from those possessing
suitable- land in the district and
who would enter into, ah agree*
ment with the government. Aft<jr
the applications were in, a committee would be formed, consisting
of the members of the farmers'
institute to  assist the  officials
The government is anxious to
take the matter up this in district
as soon as possible, for the reason.
that 70 per cent of the fruit grown
in the province comes from the
Okanagan.and the sooner a demonstration orchard was established,
the better it would be for the
growers who desired to grow their
fruit in a more scientific manner,
and to get a better market and
marketable rates.
Big Money for
Roads This Year
With- the   spring   well   started*
it is likely  that the  government •-;
work on  roads, bridges, etc., will;;;
be forging  ahead  in greet ;8tyle,7
and the work this year will eclipse ;
all previous efforts of the department.       The   big   appropriation
made by the government for pubA
lie works is sufficient to warrant
this statement
About $40,000 has been invested
in up-to-date road-making machinery, including numerous powerful
rock crushers. The very general
use of the donkey engine has been
adopted in connection with road
construction through heiavily .tim-Av „..
bered country. It/is the^«^ntipih?s||i
the minister of y^dirlt8:to.,^^^f<M^S
a' permanent basis; More ^j^tftii_l- J
ly will this be the case in respect
to the trunk lihes, and all these;
roads will be crowned and macadamised.
In permanent road making and
bridge construction the department,
propose to spend nearly double
last year's estimate, and the Okanagan comes in for a full share of
this expenditure, a recognition
which should be very gratifying to
residents here.
The distribution for &e year is
as follows: Salmon Arm section,
$2190; Mara, $2220; Enderby,
$9645 ; Vernon, $6357; Lumbly,
$5502; Shuswap, $6300; Mable
Lake. $4500; Cherry Creek, $69|90;
Whiteman Creek. $7020; Big Horn;
$5940; Rainbow,$19770-,KelowA
na, $14985;. Westbank. $6030;
Peachland, $5700 ; Summerland,
$8,400; and Naramata, $5,600.
.Mr. Hamilton Lang and Mr.
Michael Heron, are at present looking over this part of the district
and scheming on several nsw roadsi
and already several new roads are
being planned out and surveyed
on both sides of the lake.
Good roads are suggestive of the
great influx of population which ia
expected this year. Besides adding
to the value of present property, a
good deal of new land will be
opened up.
h al
E. E. Sampson, manager of the
Okanagan Fruit Union, considers
that the prospects are excellent for
a heavy fruit crop in the valley this
year. The peach trees, which were
set back last year by the heavy
frosts, have made a splendid recovery, and he , thinks that everything points to an exceptionally
big yield.
The C. P. R. has decided to en- ,
large and greatly improve its _t6tel 7' „
at Sicamous—forty guest-rooms are/jA
to be added, the majority of which""*_'
will be with private baths.
Excellent' fire-clay has, beeir'
found on the property of th^]
United Empire Mine in the SimiK
Rev. A. H.Cameron, the ardent amateur photographer * ol
Keremeos, carried off eight prizes,
with seven pictures at a reteht
Winnipeg exhibition. A first prize
for each one, and one for the
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Thursday, April 7
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News of the Valley.
CHAS.  H. LEATHLEY, Business Manager.
Subscription $1.50 per annum.
To United States $2.00 per annum.
Advertising rates upon application.
There is certainly something
wrong with our fire alarm
system! There is no doubt
about it! The fire calls in
the first place are not sufficiently intelligible, but worse than
that, the roundabout way of
sending in the alarm makes so
much delay possible that it can
not be regarded as either safe
or efficient.
Tuesday morning's fire was
an object lesson. The fact
that a person was able to see
the fire in Mr. Elliott's premises
and have time to run to the
fire hall and awaken the boys
there, and that they should
actually arrive upon the scene
with their apparatus before the
power house whistle sounded,
is surely sufficient to warrant
the statement that a change is
At present if a person notices a fire during the night, he
has first of all to gain access to
a phone, which might not be
easy, especially at any distance
from the centre of the town.
He might not know who had
a phone, and if he did, the
owners would have to be
aroused. This initial step accomplished, a sleeping operator
at the exchange has to be called
up, and aroused to sufficient
consciousness to so manipulate
his switchboard that the staff
at the power house will be
made aware that a fire is in
progress, and its locality. The
power house staff then sound
the hooter.
This is altogether too slow
for these go-ahead times. The
, way the fire boys get to their
work shows they are a whole
lot slicker than the system of
calling them.
The question of establishing
direct communication from the
street to the power house and
fire hall should be taken up
without delay. A few minutes
delay may mean thousands of
dollars loss, and when we have
a good and enthusiastic fire
"brigade, it is a pity to hamper
their efforts with a blundering
way-back system of calls.
The council have lately been
considering the advisabilty of
a separate fire syren for the
power house, and there is no
doubt that a distinct "hoot,"
entirely different from anything
we have at present, would remove a good deal of the doubt
and confusion which at present
exists. The code of long and
short whistles has never been
officially published, and there
] are many people who do not
know the meaning of the long
and short signals, and they are
difficult to catch anyway unless
one is listening intently for
Coming down town a few
evenings back after an alarm
had been sounded, we met a
man in his shirt sleeves wending his way homeward, and his
"wind" all gone to pieces.
"Well, where's the fire?" we
'',   " Fire! "    he  gasped — and
fire was in  his  eye—"there!
ain't  no fire I     I'll  be some-
thinged if a fellow knows when
to run in this blame town I"
The Vernon Council have decided to call for tenders for piping
and trench laying on Bernard
The city council are about to
start the construction of cement
sidewalks at once. The sidewalks
are to be put in on condition that
the owners of the property pay
two-thirds of the cost on the local
improvement plan.
Owing to the amount of road
work which has to be done round
and about Vernon, the municipal
Council at that point are discussing
the advisability of purchasing a
steam roller. The matter is at
present left in the hands of the
Board of Works, but it is likely
that a vote of the people will be
taken with the idea of issuing
debentures to pay for same.
The Vernon Board of Trade mel
last Friday to discuss the matter of
the site for the British Columbia
University, it being considered thai
the university should be established
in that part of the province.
There has been something doing
in the real estate business the past
few days. Chas. H. Seaforth has
sold his homestead to Mr. Holma,
of Phoenix. We understand Mr.
Holma intends taking possession
very soon. John Pearson has also
sold his fine ranche to Mr. Martin,
of Kelowna, B. C. Mr. Martin has
already taken possession and Mr.
Pearson is moving to Notch Hill.
The merchants of Salmon Arm,
we understand, have decided to
have no weekly half-holiday this
summer, but to close their places
of business at 6 o'clock the year
Good Friday and Easter Sunday
were days of special rejoicing
among the members of the Anglican
Church on account of the formal
opening of their handsome new
place of worship. Special services
were held on both occasions which
were made bright by appropriate
Festal Responses and Anthems.
The Sunday evening service closed
with a solemn Te Deum suitable to
the hour. _>
The Marshall property has been
sold by Mr. Harry Cossar to eastern capitalists for $I8,00Q—thrice
the sum paid for it a year ago.
The bachelor's  " At Home " on
Wednesday  last was  one  of the
most  successful  functions   of the
kind ever held in Peachland.   One
of  the  features  being the formal
switching on of the electric lights
for the first time.     The hall  was
well filled with a happy audience
which    thoroughly    enjoyed   the
most  excellent   programme   provided.    Early in the evening, the
chairman, Mr. Grant Lang, handed
over the meeting to the municipal
council.    Reeve  Lang   briefly  reviewed  the  public  works undertaken  and  announced that   Hon.
Price  Ellison   would  turn on the
electric  lights.     This  Mr. Ellison
proceeded to do and then gave a
very  interesting speech for a few
minutes, in course ot which, after
congratulating   Peachland   on   its
progressiveness in installing electric
light and domestic water systems,
he intimated that the government
had decided to continue the Glen
road through to Princeton and also
to    continue    lake    shore    road
through the municipality.     These
announcements were received with
applause.    Mr. J. M. Robinson, as
the one who " turned on " the first
kerosene lamp, was then called on
for a few remarks.    He responded
in his usual happy manner.     It is
quite  evident  that  his stay in the
east has not impaired  his  fluency
to any extent.   The Bachelors are
to be congratulated on the success
of their evening, may there always
be bachelors in Peachland.
Mr. Williams of Lindsay, Ontario,
has purchased the fruit farm belonging to Mr. A. G. Robertson.
The ten acre fruit farm belonging
to Mr. J. R. Mitchell has been sold
to Mr. H. S. Woodruff for the sum
of $10,000.
Peculiar    Facts    About
£?■ Great United States.
The following collection of geograph- j
leal   peculiarities   about   the   Onited
States   aud   places   therein   embodies
certain  unique points well worth remembering.
A novel way to demonstrate the size
ol the state of Texas is to spread out
a map of the union and stretch a string
across Texas the longest way. Then,
placing one end of the measure at Chicago, one will find that the other end
will extend into either the Atlantic
ocean or the gulf of Mexico.
The two ,largest counties in the
United States are Custer county,
Mont, and San Bernardino county,
Ca! Each of these is a little more
Aan 20,000 square miles in extent, and
lie states of Massachusetts, Rhode
Aland, Delaware aud New Jersey
jould be put inside the boundaries of
•lther of them.
The smallest county in the union is
Bristol county, R. 1.. which has only
twenty-five square miles.
About fifty miles from Durango,
Jolo., there is a point where four states
meet Here by stepping a few feet In
either direction one can walk In four
different commonwealths in as many
seconds. These commonwealths are
the states of Colorado and Utah and
the territories of New Mexico and Arizona.
" A nearly parallel case Is at Harpers
Ferry, where the train stops a few;
5_lnutes to allow tbe passengers to
alight and enjoy a view which permits them to look into three states,
Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia.
The highest and lowest elevations In
Ills country are in California, within
J00 miles of each other.   The loftiest
* Mount Whitney, 14,499 feet high,
and the lowest is Death valley, about
450 feet below the level of the sea.
Two Oceans pass, in Yellowstone
park, Is so named because, whenever
there is a shower in the vicinity and a
certain small creek overflows, its
miters spread out over the edge of the
continental divide and pass into tributaries of rivers which flow to the Atlantic and to tbe Pacific—Boston
Notary Public,
Conveyancer, etc.
i KELOWNA, :: B.C.
and Solicitor,
Notary Public.
B. A. Sc, C. E., D. L. S., B. C. L. S,
Kelowna,   B. C.
$7 to $12 per ton.
H. J. HEWETSON, Manager.
fhmy Ar* Found In Only Two Placet
In the World.
In only two places  In  the world,
Queensland and tbe west coast «f Africa, can there be found that most remarkable of nature productions,' tbe
Erythropblocum laboucberi (or poison
tree).   Referring to this tree in speaking at a meeting of the Sydney Natural History society, A. Meston, formerly protector of aborigines in northern Queensland,  says that  wben  in
full foliage it is one of tbe most beautiful trees In the world.   Tbe wood is
elegantly grained and marked by colors and peculiar streaks which readily
distinguish It from any other known
timber.    It  is  extremely   hard  and
tough,  and tbe  blacks of the Cape
York peninsula use it for making their
woomeras, with which they throw the
spear.   The tree bears long rods containing beans, which, like tbe leaves,
are  fatal   to  all  animal   life.    The
stomach of a dead goat or a dead sheep
may show only three or four undigested green leaves.   All animals are blind
before they die and remain blind if
they recover.   This tree killed sixteen
of the Ghillagoe company's camels.   It
killed some of tbe horses and cattle
of the Jardine brothers In their expedition to Cape York in 18G4.   On one
occasion   it   killed   several   thousand
sheep on the gulf rivers.   Occasionally
an aboriginal Lucrezia Borgia disposes
of a rival by  mixing some crushed
beans In a mashed yam or pounded
cunjeboi, and the unhappy Juliet can
nevermore gaze upon ber lost Romeo.
Even Inhaling the smoke of tbe burning wood is said to have a disastrous
effect  upon  ladles  who,  lu   Byronic
phrase, are among those "who love
their lords;" consequently it Is never
used for firewood except In ektreme
cases of matrimonial infelicity.—London Standard.
Assoc. Mem. Can. Soc. C. E       Graduate Toronto
Waterworks and Sewerage Systems, Pumping and
Lighting Plants, Concrete Construction, etc.
P.O. BOX 137
Dr. J, W. Nelson Shepherd
P.O. Box 1.8 'Phone 06
Corner Peneozi Street and
Lawrence Avenue.
Horses bought and sold on commission.     Dray meets all  C.P.R.
boats.   All kinds  of  heavy team
'Phone 20.
Plans and Specifications Prepared
and estimates given for publicBuild-
ing8,Town and Country Residences
PHONE No) 93
A few ofthe girls with the "Royal Chef" Company.
Literally 8o.
Owing to a change for the worse In
the character of the neighbor hood a
family which for many years bad lived
in the same bouse was compelled to
sell It and mota elsewhere. Their old
house became a home for aged colored women. One day a member of
the family happened to visit It Things
were indeed different within. Being
one of those who harbor a sense of
humor, the former occupant in describing his Impressions while among
the aged colored women, witb whom
his old abode was filled, remarked:
"I may truthfully say the whole
complexion of the place has changed."
—New York Times.
On improved property also other securities
Fire, Life, and Accident
Mue. Bac, A.T.G.L.
Visits Kelotona weekly (Tuesdays
and Wednesdays) to glee tuition in
Pianoforte Playing.
Wednesday, April 13th
Presents the Original Production
Every family and especially those who
reside in the country should be provided
at all times 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
cases of rheumatism, sprain* and bruises.
Sold by all druggists.
Making the Choir Sing.
Many conscientious ministers  hare
had trouble with wayward choirs, but
not all have bad Dr. Samuel  West's
witty address or management.  There
had been difficulty wltb tbe singers,
and  they   had  given   out   that  they
should uot sing on tbe next Sunday.
This  was told  to  Dr.   West.   "Weil,
well, we will see," be said and on Sunday morning gave out his hymn. After
reading it he said very emphatically,
"You will begin with tbe second vorse:
"Let those refuse to sing
Who never Knew our God."
The hymn was sung. ,
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.
"* The Explanation.
Mrs. Youngbrlde— Mrs. Smith says
there is lots of cream on her milk bottles every morning. Why is there never any on yours? The Milkman—I'm
too honest, lady, that's why. I fills
my bottles so full that there ain't never no room left for cream,—.Woiutn'a
Homa Companion.  ,
Planting, Pruning, Spraying
P.O. Box 174, Kelotona.
Pipe Fitter, Wells Dug and
Pumps,  Windmills, Drains,
etc., repaired and installed.
Haroey Aoenue, East.
Royal Chef
With a Big Cast of 40 People, including
Byron Bronti Florence Sinnott
Chas. Vaughn Leona Heimerman
Lon Chaney Marie Donelly
Walter B. Smith Dot Norello
and the famous
40 People 40 30 Beautiful Girls 30
20 Song Hits 20 20 Fun Makers 20
Seat sale opens April 7th
Prices:   $1.50 and $1 Thursday, April 7.
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Orchard Oifcy Record
Heintzman Pianos
We purchase them direct from the factory and can
save you $/50. $/50 should be as good to you as
to a travelling agent.
Get our prices on these instruments.
We handle other makes and can  give you  a full
'      size Piano, 1\ octaves, in Mahogany or real Walnut,
( guaranteed for ten years, for $275.
Kelowna Furniture Co.
Manufacturers of
Builders' Brick, Drain
Tile and Hollow Brick
We  are   open   to
take  contracts for
Moving Buildings
Pile Driving
Clarke & Byrrts
Boa 131
Sutton's Seeds
Tomato Plants
Cabbage Plants
Bedding Plants
Asparagus Roots
Rose Bushes, etc
Offers th* 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
•oil in the Okanagan Valley at $50 per
•ere. .Quarter down, remainder in three
yean. 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.
Belleoue Hotel
Rates, two dollars per day.
Beautiful situation on die lake
front, close to the new wharf.
Fishing, shooting and boating,
and tennis.
Gilbert Hassell, Prop.
D. W. Crowley Co.
Wholesale & Retail Batchers
Goods delivered to any part of
the City
We give our prompt attention
to mail orders
Phone. 12
Your Photograph
made at
Gratis Photo Studio
can be mounted in the very latest
Call sad tee samples and arrange for a 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. T. U. meet every second Tuesday of the month at the home of one or
other of the members. Visitors are always
Less Drink Means Less Crime.
Mr. Chamberlain once said with regard
to our drinking habits: " If I could destroy
the desire for strong drink in the people of
England, what changes should wc see ?
We should see our taxes reduced by
millions Stirling a year;' we should see our
goals and workhouses empty; we should
see more lives saved in twelve months
than are consumed in a century of bitter
and savage war." This was a remarkable
statement, and thought at the time by
many to be somewhat extreme, but since
that time much convincing evidence has
been given by judges, prison chaplains,
workhouse masters, employment experts,
and those who have to do with the uplifting of children, and all confirm the statement. Though the desire for strong dri nk
has been steadily on the wane for several
years, the decline in drinking during the
past few months must be attributed chiefly
to the action of the brewers and distillers
since the introduction of the Budget. For
political purposes the " poor man's beer
and whiskey" were advanced in, price
altogether out of proportion to the increased Budget charges. It was thought
that the result would be electric ! Such a
storm of indignation against the government would be raised by the poor man
whose beer was attacked that the new
duties would be quickly dropped. The
trade played for very high stakes, and
have lost. In Scotland the whiskey drinker
refused to pay the increased prices charged,
and satisfied his thirst with milder alcoholic
beverages, whilst in London, and other
parts of the provinces where the prices
have been put up, the consumption has
dropped enormously, and "the trade,"
having discovered their mistake, are quickly reverting to old prices.
Whilst the Budget was still comparatively young—that is to say, within a month
or six weeks-of its introduction—(says the
Dundee Advertiser) reports were forthcoming of remarkable reductions in the
cases of drunkenness in the larger Scottish
towns. Was the increase of the whiskey
duty responsible) One hesitated to make
the affirmation on narrow evidence; but
the evidence broadens and the doubt diminishes. What was visible in the weekly
returns of the Glasgow police reports now
appears in the most strikingly substantial
form in the quarterly returns for Edinburgh
where in the last three months cases- of
drunkenness and disorderly conduct are
less by 672, or one-third of the total, than
they were in the same quarter last year.
It looks as if .Mr. Lloyd-George had, by
accident, and when merely looking for
revenue, stumbled upon a method of temperance reform of remarkable efficiency, a.
method which works ;■ hen so many of
those deliberately designed to work failed
to produce any effect. Temperance reformers may one of these days think it
wise to shift their agitation on to a new
line. If a half-penny more on the glass
of whiskey is capable of diminishing
drunkenness by a third, it would be very
interesting to.learn the effect of a penny.
Layritz Nursery
Johathan,   Mcintosh Red
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Italian Prunes
Small Fruits
Northern Spu
Grape Vines Shade Trees
A large quantity of atoch can yet
be supplied grown at Kelowna,
which can be planted same day
aa dug from nursery.
Catalogue and Price List Free.
A. E. Boyer, Mngr.
A. R. Muirhead, Salesman.
Phone 110
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They All, With  Their  Satellites,  Exhibit Phases Like the Moon.
We are likely to regard the moon aa
the only thing in tbe heavens that exhibits phases such as tbe quarter, tbe
half and tbe full. As n matter of fact
all planets and their satellites exhibit
separately • such phases, and most of
them can be easily seen with a small
power telescope. Thus Mars and Venus, which are comparatively close to
the earth, show through tbe telescope
at times a beautiful crescent at others
a half planet fully as brilliant, considering the distance, as does our satellite.
At times also the planets suffer eclipse,
just as the earth, tbe moon and tbe
8tm, and these eclipses are foretold
with as great accuracy.
As to just what causes tbe phases,
eay of the moon, Is easy to comprehend
by a homely analogy. If one stands In
a corner of a room, places a globe of
aome description In tbe next corner and
a light In tbe third corner the phenomenon* of the half moon is seen. The
light; representing tbe sun, shines of
eoorse on half the globe representing
tbe moon, bat the observer In the corner sees only half of the surface toward him illuminated. If now the light
be placed behind tbe observer and a
little above his head a full moon will
be seen, the "son," however, Bhlning
on the same area of surface as before,
merely allowing this time a view from
the "earth" of the whole amount of
-nomination. All tbe phases can be
demonstrated In this manner by moving the "moon" directly outward from
Ms comer..
One of tbe greatest discoveries of science is due to observation of tbe
eclipses of Jupiter's moons. It was
found that when the earth was In tbe
part of Its orbit nearest to Jupiter
these eclipses occurred sixteen minutes
earlier than wben it was In the farthermost part; whereas by all rules of
astronomy tbey should have occurred
at tbe same minute each time. It was
deduced from this tbat light was not
instantaneous and consequently took
sixteen minutes to traverse tbe diameter of tbe earth's orbit, a distance of
about 200,000,000 miles, thus giving to
light a velocity of 186,000 miles a second, which was accurately shown later
by other experiments.—St Louis Republic.    j
Not Surprising They Break Considering the Work They Do.
The mainspring of a watch does not
Unwind at a uniform rate, but Intermittently. It is subjected to a sudden
Jerk at every tick—four times per second for my watch. This makes 345,-
000 times per day and over 120,000,000
times per year. This operating condition is analogous to others discussed
In Kenfs "Mechanical Pocketbook"
under the heads of "Relation of tbe
Elastic Limit of Endurance Under Repeated Stresses" and "Resistance of
Metals to Repeated Shocks." Among
other things it says:
"Another long known result of experience Is tbe fact that rupture may
be caused by a succession of shocks or
Impacts none of which alone would
be sufficient to cause it Iron axles,
tbe piston rods of steam hammers and
other pieces of metal subject to continuously repeated shocks invariably
break after a> certain length of service, Tbey hare' 'a life' which is limited."
Wohler found in testing iron by repeated stresses (not impacts) that in
one case 400,000' applications of a
stress of 600 centners to the square
inch caused a rupture, while a similar
bar remained sound after 48,000,000
applications of a stress of 800 centners
to the square Inch. One centner equals
110-2 pounds. 4The mainspring of a
watch Is not only under a considerable tensile stress, but also under a
bending stress wben suddenly released,
then immediately stopped by the escapement mechanism. It is then probable tbat its molecular cohesive power deteriorates in a manner similar to
those quoted.—Scientific American.
Sales conducted on per
centage or contract.
P.O. Bo* 383, Kelowna.
Von Bulow of Q.ntls Nature.
When first Von Bulow was introduced to me I almost avoided bim on
account of tbe many stories of his
irascibility, bis erratic disposition, his
offhand treatment ot tbe public, bis
brutality toward musicians and many
other crimes of this sort On closer
acquaintance witb the great pianist I
experienced some astonishment to find
him a man of strong mlud, yet gentle
nature, enthusiastic, artistic to tbe finger tips and well bred, though of
an exceedingly nervous temperament
Irascible be might hare been at times,
but I am sure that the moments of ungovernable anger were always provoked by people's stupidity or by some unpardonable mistakes in musical execu-
tlon.-From ."Modjeska's Memoirs" in
Century. .	
The Text.
The minister; had preached on the
text, "Why halt ye between two opinions?' and upon little Cora's return
bome from church her grandmother
asked what the text was.
"1 don't remem6er exactly," answered Cora, t.'but it was something about
a bawk. between two pigeons."-Ohlca-
go News.
Fooling the Boy.
"Why'' did the cow Jump over the
moon, pa?"
"1 suppose It was a sort of early experiment Id aerial navigation."—New
York Press,
Almond Oil.
One   hundred   pounds  of  almond*
yield forty-eight pounds ot oil..
Cnrpworu man has in nil nges sows
faulty to rap deepalr.-Ooetbe.
We can execute them neatly and
cheaply, and give you satisfaction
every time.
Prices Quoted to Any Point
on the Lake
Fenrjr to Bear Creek every Friday.
Box 66 Kelowna, B.C
L. C.
Boat Builder
Launches, Sail Boats
Skiffs, Canoes and Scotos
Roto Boats and Canoes
for hire.
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 °f the Northwesti
Rutland is the Pick °f tft4
Kelowna District
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A Fine Home is for Sale at Rutland!
Combining many of the comforts and conveniences of city life, with the pleasures
and profit bf 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, and ready for
truck gardening if desired. Price, much
lower than is usually asked for similar
land. Terms very easy.
Also about 80 acres of bench land, un-
planted. Best for early vegetables and
fruit.   Very cheap to quick buyer.
Apply in first instance, to
The Orchard City Record,
Kelowna, . C
Mm The Orchard City Record.
Thursday, April 7
The Things Our Crops
— Eat —
Plant Food in the Soil
By fertility we commonly mean the plant
food in the soil that is in a proper condition
for tKe plant to assimalate. A soil may be
stored full of material for plant food, but
if it be not in the right form so that the
plant may use it to make growth, that soil
would not be called a fertile soil. Our low.
lying, cold, sour soils are an illustration of
Many things are required to bring a plant
from seed time to a successful harvest, but
we will agree that one of the most needful
of these is food, abundant food, within easy
reach and in the proper form.
The original rocks, of which, these learned scientific men tell us the earth was first
composed, after being ground in nature's
ice-mill to fine particles and then decayed
and weathered into still finer ones, and
transposed and mixed through the agency
of rushing torrents and Noah-like deluges,
were then fitted to become the frame work
of the soil, just as the crude fibre in our
plants acts as their frame work and although
usually largely indigestable by our animals,
is still indispensable, as it furnishes storage
room and protection for the food particles.
The chemist now tells us that there is
fertility enough in the ordinary farm soil
to produce good crops for a thousand
years, and yet the farmer knows to a certainty that most soils can be "run out"
and made unproductive with just -a few
years'' injudicious cropping. Well it is like
this : the fertility is there all right, but the
great bulk of it is in such form that it is
locked up, and all you may have this year
is just what Mother Nature will hand out
to you, It is like money in the bank, behind bolts and bars; it may be yours, yes,
but children and reckless spendthrifts are
not allowed to even handle all the money
that may belong to them.
Now let us take this soil apart and examine some of the essentials for plant growth
which it contains.
The chemist tells us that the three principal elements of plant food are nitrogen,
potash and phosphorus, or phosphnric acid,
as it is commonly called. He tells us that
the use of each of these elements is as follows: Nitrogen is the forceful part of the
growth; it takes force to push the head of
the plant up into the air; it takes force to
grow corn 12 feet high ; it takes force to
lift the tons of water to keep the leaves
alive. He tells us that nitrogen is some
reltaion to the saltpetre which gives the explosive effects to gunpowder; that it is the
nitric acid which, when mixed with harmless glycerine, makes the terribly explosive
nitro-glycerine, which is again transformed
into powerful dynamite. So, no matter
wether we grow corn, or shoot game, or
blow up big pine stumps, nitrogen is the
force that does it.
He tells us that potash combines with
and soften or disolves the sand grains and
other minerals, so that the plant can use
them to stiffen its stalks or stem so it will
stand. You know that grass and grain
which grows on very rich ground often
falls over and lodges ; plenty of nitrogen
there to boost it, but not enough backbone
to hold it up, don't you see ? And the phosphorus he tells us, is what is needed in
the top, in the grain in plants, in the brains
of men. We tip our matches with it to get
the quick, brigh , results; 1 should say thdt
a man without phosphoros in his brain
would be like a head of wheat without the
kernels, a cob without corn.
Now as we take out some of this plant
food in every crop we grow, we can soon
" see our finish " so to speak, unless the
supply in the soil is constantly renewed,
and this can be done in three ways:
1. By buying fertility from those who
have it to sell in the form of commercial
fertilizer. This may sound all right, but
it is two expensive for ordinary farm crops,
as it costs so much money that it does not
leave profit enough to live on.
2. Mother Nature is constantly unlocking
fertility, but that is to slow altogether f-r
us fellows; it means summer fallowing and
waiting and so it is not practicable with
high-priced land and expensive families.
3. By returning to the soil a goodly
share of what grew there and holding it
there by an intelligent method of cultivation
that will also develop and quicken chemical and microbic action in the soil, and this
is the key to Nature's treasure house.
Each of these elements — nitrogen,
potash and phosphoric acid—has a market
price at which they are bought and sold I
on the open market, and as farmers of this
country spend $50,000,000 per year for
commercial fertilizer simply to get the
nitrogen, potash and phosphoric acid
which they contain, we can easily get at
the value of each on the market, and we
find that nitrogen is worth not less than 12
cents, potash 4_ cents and phosphoric acid
4J cents per pound.
Now, at these prices, a ton of clover
hay is worth $7.23 in fertilizing elements
alone, and yet there is lots of clover hay
sold for less than $5 per ton on the farm.
The reason for this is because the farmer
didn't have to earn or buy the fertilizer
that went into that hay; if he had he
would know what it was worth; his rich
mother Nature saved that fertility and left
it to him and ordinarily he doesn't think
of the cost of that fertility any .more
than the young dude in the city does
of the dollars which his daddy earned
and left to him. Does the dude who never
earned an honest dollar in his life know
anything about the market value of dollars?
Doesn't he squander them just as if they
weren't worth' twenty-five cents apiece.
He don't know how many backaches or
sweat drops each of these dollars cost.
No, no ! He didn't earn them, and the
Farmer who sell his fertility ot less than the
going market price is, it seems to me in
pretty much the same position.
Now in farming 1 believe that the best
method is to raise as much as we can and
buy no more than we have to, and this
rule will apply to fertility as well as to
meat, or grain, or fruit. A proper rotation
of crops, combined with a proper making
and application of manure, will enable the
farmer to gain fertility and reap the reward
of larger crops each year than were possible before. Of two farmers with the
same elements of fertility in their soils,
one of them will, by intelligent cultivation, form such a combination with the
forces of nature as to succeed in the highest degree, while the other will fail to
even a <lccent living under the same outward conditions. The farmer must understand nature's rules and follow them if he
would enjoy the highest success.
The Churches
The sale of seats is open for " The Royal
Chef," the big musical comedy success
which come to the Kelowna Opera House
Wednesday April 13th. Interest in this
event has steadily increased since the announcement was first made that the famous
show was coming, and preparations have
been made to handle the rush which
is expected at the box office. It is known
that this ciiy is to have the original big
company which has been identified with
the remarkable success of the piece, and
that the vast production which was gotten
up for the New York and Chicago run will
be brought here intact. This is said to be
unusually massive and extremely beautiful,
exceeding anything of a similiar kind which
has been offered in this country. There
is no doubt whatever of the extraordinary
popularity of " The Royal Chef " inasmuch
as it is known to have drawn enormous
audiences all over the country during the
past three seasons. The is always conspic-
ious merit in a performance which makes
such a record and this musical show may
safely be anticipated as an entertainment
of the most wholesome, enjoyable and
meritorious character. There is reason to
believe that there will be an extraodinarly
large sale before the doors open on Wed.
St. Michael and All Angels' Church.
Holy Communion, first and third Sundays in the
month at 6.a.m.; second and fourth Sundays, after
Morning Prayer.
. Litany on the first and third Suridays.
Morning Prayer at 11  o'clock;   Evening Prayer at
REV. THOS. GREENE. B. A., Rector.
Knox Presbyterian Church, Kelowna.
Morning Services at 11 a.m.; evening services at 7:30
p.m.   Sunday School at 2:30 p.m.
Weekly Prayer Meeting on Wednesdays at 8 p.m.
Benvoulin Presbyterian Church.
Afternoon .ervice 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 6 p.m,
REV. S. I. THOMPSON, Pastor.
Kelowna Baptist Church, Ellice St.
Sabbath Services at 11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Sabbath School at 10 a.m.   All welcome.
Wed . 7.30. Rev. D. J. Welsh, Pastor.
The sailing schedule of the S.S. Okanagan during the summer months is  as  follows. ^
Read up         Daily Except Sundays Read down
10:45           Okanagan Landing 12:45
8:05            Okanagan Centre 2:25
Short's Point
7:15                     Kelowna 3:05
6:45                    Gellatly 3:40
6:15                   Peachland 4:15
5:25                 Summerland 4:52
5:00                    Penticton 6:30
Donations of vegetables, fruit, dairy produce, 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.
If you Want Your Jams to keep, they
should be put up with
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New crop now arriving from our growers in
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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
Saturdays Specials in Wash Goods
Never before has there been shown in Kelowna so large a range of stylish Wash Fabrics, comprising all the best
materials and fast dyes. Saturday we will give some very astounding bargains. It will be to your best money-saving
interests to purchase some of these snaps. It should appeal to every woman with a present or future need for Wash
Noted below are a few of the Bargains
Saturday, 12^c per yard
Over seventy of the newest patterns to make
a selection from.
reg. 15c, Saturday, 12^c per yard
Checks, stripes, and fancies in all the '
latest shades
reg. 15c, Saturday, 10c per yard
These are worthy of special note.     Some very
fine patterns.    Only a limited quantiiy.   Don't
miss this snap.
We are showing all the new shades and effects
in plains and stripes .
reg. 30c and 35c, Sat, 25c yd.
Fancy Muslins and Dimities
All the latest styles you will find in this showing
reg. 35c Sat., 30c yd.
"   40c and 45c, Sat, 35c yd.
You have only to see these goods to proclaim
their praises.   All the new tone effects in checks
and stripes
reg, 20c, Saturday, 15c per yard
25c,       "       20c
30c,      "       25c
These prices are for Saturday only.    Don't fail to get some of these Bargains.
New Colored Pongee Silk
See our showing, all the latest shades
Prices 60c and 85c per yard
Hosiery Bargains Saturday
Ladies' Fine Cotton Stockings, full fashioned,
7       black and tan.
reg., 25c, Saturday, 3 pairs 50c
. New Linen and Lawn Waists
Our showing leads all,others for style quality,
and low prices.
BROS. & Co.
Established 1850.
Sale Goods for
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Or anything that druggists sell
B>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.
I; That if is it not right, in every
way we make it right.
Our assortment, quality   and
service, is of the  higest
|        character.
§ We have nearly all the leading
patent     medicines , and
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P. B. Willits 8 Co.
Kelowna.     B. C.
J. A. Bigger
Plans and Estimates Furnished
Residence,   10 Lawrence Ave.
PHONE 95      "
Ladies' and
Gents' Tailors
Repairing and Pressing
promptly attended to.
q A WANT AD. in the
Record will bring speedy
Is expressed in every
detail of your business
Our study is to improve,
. not merely imitate, the
individuality and distinctive character of
your office supplies.
Let us convince you on your
next order.
The Orchard City
Record Job Print
Want American Vegetables Duty
All wholesale fruit and vegetable dealers of Winnipeg have signed a petition to
the government to have the d^ty removed
from certain fruits and green foods at certain sersons of the year. For some time
this subject has been agitated in Winnipeg
as a result of the excessive cost of vegetables at those seasons when everything of
this character is imported from United
States. The dealers have always held that
the duty forced them to keep the prices of
these foodsup abnormally. The idea is to
protect domestic fruits and vegetables in
season and have the duty taken off when
the imported products do not compete
with domestic products.
Scheme of Child Emigration.
Kingsley Fairbridge, a Rhodes scholar,
is.endeavoring to inaugurate a scheme for
emigrating poor-law children, between the
ages of si_ and ten years' and giving them
an education in agricultual schools. The
scheme has been warmly taken up by the
Colonial Club at Oxford and the support of
the agents-general in London has been obtained. Sir Edward Grey has offered
50,000 acres in Newfoundland.
Tried to Wreck Train.
The provincial police are working on the
attempted wreaking of the passenger train
No. 96 on Wednesday morning March 23,
that struck a pile of ties placed on the track.
The place chosen for the dastardly job was
three miles east of Kamloops. Going cast
it was impossible to see the obstruction
until close upon it and Engineer Lyons
when he saw it had no time to dp anything
to avert it. Once through however he made
all haste to get away, fearing an attempted
hold-up. When he crossed No. 97 he
handed Willis Armstrong, engineer, a note
informing him of what had happened, and
the latter, when he came to the spot stopped his train and removed six ties from the
track. The opinion held by the railway-
men is that the intention of whoever placed
the ties on the track was to derail the train
and then rob it.
Secret of Preseroing.,
Much interest is being manifested in ,the
claims of William H. Swett, of Port'and,
Ore., who says he has discovered the
secret of preserving flesh, fish, and cereals,
used, by the ancient Egyptians. As proof
of his assertions, Swett exhibited a number of rosea which had been allowed to
wither, for a year. By the simple process
of moistening the p .tals the flowers resumed their original freshness and color,
and the withered buds burst into bloom.
Corn jm the cob, dried a year ago, was
restored by merely, being placed in water
overnight, so that it not only looked but
tasted fresh.
To Fight Livestock Combine.
The beef commission appointed by the
Manitoba government to study the livestock situation and devise a plan to
defeat the combine and establish a publicly
owned abattoir in Winnipeg, have been
holding sessions lately. They have been
taking evidence as to the existence of a
combine to cotrol the live stock trade of
the west.' Farmers are claiming that the
combine is driving them out of the live
stock breeding, and that they can ship to
the Chicago and Toronto markets more
profitably than they can to Winnipeg
because of the operation of the combine.
Chamberlain's Stomach and Liver Tablets
assist nature in driving all impurities out
of the system, insuring a free and regular
condition and restoring the organs of the
body tar health and strength. Sold by all
Banff Springs and Mt. Etna.
On the day of the eruption of Mt. Etna,
and before the news had reached Banff,
it was observed that the springs at the
Cave and Basin were spouting with unusual activity, the water boiling up from
four to six inches above the surface of the
pool. ' It would be interesting if observations were taken of these periods of unusual activity at the springs to see if they
coincide with seismic disturbances in other
parts of the world.
Netcs-Adoertiser Changes Hands.
Announcement was made last Friday
that the News-Advertiser, of Vancouver,
has been sold to J. S. H. Matson, proprietor
of the Victoria Colonist, for $200,000. The
paper was founded in the early days of
the city as a combination of the News and
Advertiser. Hon. F. L. Carter Cotton, with
whom was at first associated Mr. R. W.
Gordon, has been the principal proprietor
during nearly all the years of the paper's
existence. The general opinion of people
who have knowledge of the deal is that
the sale heralds the retirement of Mr.
Cotton from the field of active politics.
Object to Neto Immigration Rule.
The application of the $25 rule for emigrants seeking entrance to Canada is the
subject of complaint by the steamship
companies, which have asked the Canadian
government to suspend it until all the emigrants booked have reached the Dominion.
It is estimated the number affected by this
new rule will be between three and four
In a Hopeless Mess.'
The by-laws' of the city of Revelstoke
are in very bad shape. They consist, says
the Mail-Herald, of a mass of odds and
ends compiled over a period of about
twelve years and pigeon-holed as old scrap.
Recent investigation shows these by-laws
have been a dead letter. The taxes provided under them haye not been collected,
and it is doubtful whether anyone knows
what by-laws or taxes are in force and
what are not. For the past six years various councils have proposed to have the
city by-laws revised and consolidated, and
the present council would do good work
for the cjty if it undertook the task which
has been shelved by one council after
another till the by-laws are now in a hopeless mess.
Mooing Westward.
Nineteen passenger coaches, carrying
rather more that 900 passengers, left Toronto last week for the west on three C.P.R.
trains, two of them specials. Possibly one
third of the passengers were women and
children, the balance consisting almost entirely of young men who are leaving Ontario farms in search of farms in the west
About thirty-five carloads of household
effects and stock followed the settlers.
The total of seetlers from Ontario points
leaving Toronto on C.P.R. train for the
west last month is estimated at slightly
below the 5000 mark.
Cheaper Cable Rates.
An important measure was put through
the House at Ottawa last Thursday giving
the railway commision control of the rates
and facilities of cable companies. The
bill also provides a schedule of rates for
the transmission of messages.
They Fight Under Leaders and Roll
Stones on Enemies.
Aesop's ape, it will be remembered,
wept on passing tbrongh a human
graveyard, overcome with sorrow for
Its dead ancestors, and that all monkeys pre willing enough to be mora
like us than tbey are they show by
their mimicry.
An old authority tells that the easiest
way to capture apes' Is for the hunter
tb pretend to shave himself, then to
wash his face, fill the basin with a sort
of birdlime and leave it for the apes
to blind themselves. If the Chinese
story is to be believed the Imitative
craze Is even more fatal Id another
way, for if you shoot one monkey of
a band witb a poisoned arrow its neighbor, jealous of so unusual a decoration,
will snatch the arrow from It and stab
Itself, only to have it torn away by a
third, until in succession the whole
troop has committed suicide.
In their wild life baboons as well as
many varieties of the moukey tribe
undoubtedly submit to tbe authority of
recognized leaders., There is co-operation between them to the extent that
when fighting in company one will go
to the help of m not her which is hard
In rocky grouuu they roll down stones
upon their enemies, and wben making
a raid, as on an orchard which they believe to be guarded, the attack is conducted on an organized plan, sentries
being posted and scouts thrown out,
which gradually feel their way forward
to make sure that the coast Is clear,
while the main body remains in concealment behind until told that the road
Is open.
From the fact that the sentries stay
posted throughout the raid, getting for
themselves no share of the plunder, It
has been assumed that there must be
some sort of division of the proceeds
afterward. Man, again, has been differentiated from all other creatures as
being a tool using animal, but more
than one kind of monkey takes a stone
In its hand and with it breaks the nuts
which are too hard to be cracked with
the teeth.—London Globe.
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
nroduces. - nc - unplesssnt 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.
Probability at Your Age of How .Long
You Will Live.
After we are dead It probably will
not concern us whether we died at
twenty or fifty or ninety, but just now
most of us are Intensely interested In
the matter, and, being average persons in sound bealtb, we can figure out
with certainly just what our chances
are of reaching any particular age,
says Harper's Weekly.
If we are just 20 years of age, our
chances ot living to or beyond 30 are
nearly 12 to 1; of living to be 40, 5%
to 1; to be 50, 3 to 1; to be 60, 12-3 to
1., Of living to be 70 we have less
than 1 chance In 2%; to be SO, less
than l chance In 5%, and to be 00, less
than l chance In 100.
If we have reached 30,' our chances
to reach 40 are nearly 11 to 1; to be
50, nearly 4% to 1; to be 60, 2% to 1;
to be 70, 4% chances In 10; to be 80,
1 chance in 5%; to be 90, 1 chance In
The average man of 40 has 8%
chances to 1 of reaching bis fiftieth
birthday, 2% chances to 1 of attaining
CO, only 6 chances out of 10 of reaching 70, 1 chance in 5% of reaching 80,
and 1 chance In 100 of becoming 90.
Having been lucky In all the drawings up to fifty years, the average man
has 4% chances to 1 of becoming 60;
to become 70 tbe chances are 1%, to 1
in bis favor; to become 80 he has but 1
chance In 5 and to become 90 1 chance
In 100.
If already^ 60 tbe average citizen bas
2 chances to 1 of becoming 70, 1
chance In 4 of becoming 80 and 1
chance In 66 ot reaching 90.
Tbe man of 70 bas 3 chances In 8 of
becoming 80 and 1 In 60 of becoming
If one has weathered tbe storm until
his eightieth birthday he bas 1 chance
In 17 of reaching his ninetieth mile-
post. -    —
It will be observed tbat as we get
older our chances of reaching 90 Increase greatly.
Followed Instructions.
At Gloucester some time ago a man
was. sentenced to one month's bard labor for stealing a bottle of medicine
that be bad been asked to deliver by
the doctor In the village in wblch be
lived. Some months after be _ was
brought up on a similar charge" and
when in tbe dock was asked what lis
had to say In his defense.
"Well, yonr honor," be replied, "I
was asked by the doctor to call again
for another patient's medicine, and the
bottle stood on tbe doctor's desk lab*
eled, To be taken as before,'"
He was discharged amid roars of
laughter.—London Fan.
Wise Old Guard.
To a guard at a gate in the Broad
fcreet station, Philadelphia, there recently rushed an excited Individual
*ith this* query, "Have I time to say
iroodby to my wife, who Is leaving on
Ibis New York train?" |
"That, sir," responded the guard,
with a polite smile, "depends on how
long yon have been married."—St
Louis BepubUc.
, A Mean Hint.
Miss (Mdgirl—I have been studying
with Professor Plump, and he gave
me a few wrinkles. Miss' Pert—Do
you think yoa need any more, dear*-*
Baltimore American.
Th» Rsfined 8tyle.
Tenderfoot (aghast) - You're not
lyndhing tbat man? Arizona Ike-
WoH-e^we don't refer to it in tbat
unreQued' way. We call it skowlo* 'im
tbe ropes.-J udg», _._,,
Davy's Livery Barn,
Saturday, April 16th
Commencing at 2 prompt.
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
Our work is the best I    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 of
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Thursday, April 7
The Kelotona Land
and Orchard Co.,
Cadder Avenue       Abbott Street
Willow Avenue
On Easy Terms
Under Irrigation and Domestic Systems
K. L. 0. Co.'s Office, Leon St.
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
Leon Ave.
P.O. Box 273
Any Day in the Week.
Social and Personal
Dave Barnes and Bert Johnstone
were vistors to Vernon last
Mr. J. Milligan left on Monday
last for Vernon to look after his
interests in the Victoria hotel at
that point.
J. Biggs lef for Vernon on Monday morning last.
A. Ashton left on Saturday last
for Hartley, Deleware, U. S. A. He
expects to be absent for a few
Mr. and Mrs.
son were visitors
last Saturday.
Mr. W. L. Williams, of Peachland, was a visitor in town last
J. L. Vicary and
from Peachland
H. H. Chatterton, of London,
England, was an arrival here last
Thursday afternoon.
Dr. and Mrs. Miller, of Vancouver
are visiting in town this week.
Several arrivals from Rossland
came by last Tuesday's boat.
Mr. T. Leader met with an
accid en t last Saturday, being thrown
from his horse when out riding in
the country. He had to be taken
to the hospital to receive medical
treatment, and is now progressing
R. W. Hodson, Supt. of Farmers'
Institutes, was in town last Friday
on business.
Rev. S. J. Thompson will take as
his subjects in the Methodist
church next Sunday: in the morning, " The church of to-day," and
in the evening, " Hereditary and
The anniversary services of the
Rutland Methodist church will be
held next Sunday. Another service
in connection with the festival will
be held on Monday evening next.
A gang of workmen crossed over
to the other side of the lake in the
" Clovelly" last Monday, where
they will continue work on the
road which was started between
Vernon and Penticton.
It is understood that " Pat"
Burns, the universal meat provider,
has bought the business of Messrs.
Ludlow & Wrigglesworth, the deal
being completed on Wednesday
Dr. J; F. Miller, eye specialist,
was in town last Wednesday, and
had to delay attending to several of
his patrons, as the council wished
to charge him a $50 pedlar's
license before they would allow
him to follow his profession. It is
understood that Dr. Miller will
make overtures to get better terms
out of the council.
A Torrent of Thanks Did Not Accompany Its Recovery.
It was on a train coming through
southern Wisconsin. On board was
one of those impromptu comedy crowds
that, hadn't any idea it was funny.
One woman suddenly descended on her
husband with the thrilling inquiry:
"Where's that umbrell' of mine?"
"I dunno," growled the husband.
"Well, you had it last."
"Didn't neither."
"You did, too, and you've got to git
busy findiu' it. 1 bet it's up forrerd
there where we was a-settln' before
we come back hyer."
More growls from the husband, who
was sleepy.
"You got t' help me hunt it, anyway."
She took him and went forward,
peering under Ihc seats. All up and
down the aisle they went, searching
vainly. The more uncomfortable the
stopping made her the madder and
worse excited the woman got and the
worse her husband growled.
Finally she began poking under the
scats to sec if she could touch the
umbrella iu some rcccs3 beyond her
A girl with a blue feather in her
hat who had been timidly watching
tho performance aud showing a blushing tendency to interrupt could contain herself no longer.
"What's that you're poking under
tho seats with? Isn't that the lost
umbrella?" she asked.
The woman straightened up, gave
one look at the tightly grasped Instrument and snapped out, "Yes, it is!"
She said it just as if it had all been
the fault of the girl with the blue
feather in her hat—Chicago News.,
Town and Country News.
Dr. Mathison, Dentist, Rowcliffe
Block.    Phone 89.
Prompt relief in all case* of throat and
lung trouble if you use Chamberlain's
Cough Remedy. Pleasant to take, soothing
and healing in effect. Sold by all druggists.
Picture Post Cards
and Views
Pendozi Street   -    Kelowna
Phone 34
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.
C. C. Josselyn
For Staple and Fancy Groceries.
Where  the   "Holler"   Was   Mora
pressive Than the Words.
The appeal that a fine flow of oratory
will make to men aud women was
amusingly exemplified one night at a
meeting in West Philadelphia, says a
Philadelphia paper. A noted speaker
was appealing to a'gathering to give
fuuds toward the work of cleaning the
slums, making life healthy and happy
for the poor and other Utopian schemes
of men and women whose hearts throb
with longing to help their kind.
For half an hour he drew pictures
of the conditions; then with expressive
gestures and his voice throbbing with
enthusiasm he poured out a flow of
"Our duty, our flag, our country,"
dotted the speech with italics. The
audience shouted and cheered, and tbe
women wept, while a storm of applause swept the room when the
speech was over.
"That's going some, eh?" said one
man to another in the cloakroom later.
"Fine sentiments, real feeling—great,
"I'm so deaf," spoke up another,
with disappointment in his voice, "tbat
I couldn't hear.   What did he say?'
"Say—say!" stammered the others,
looking Into each other's faces. "Why
—be—he—er—hanged if I know!" And
to this day they don't know. It waa
only the "holler" that got them, not
the words.
This Is, however, what makes the
A Strange Method of Salutation.
Of all the strange modes of salutation the most extraordinary Is the
"dance of ceremony" current In the
west African kingdom of Dahomey.
Whenever any Dahoman chief or official of rank comes to pay you a visit
he always opens, the Interview by
dancing around you witb variouB queer
contortions (extremely Buggestlve of
his having Just upset a kettle of boiling water over his knees), wblch you
are bound to imitate as closely as possible. It is even reported tbat one of
the native ministers of tbe terrible
King Gezu owed bis rapid rise at the
Dahoman court wholly to bis superior
skill in cutting these strange capers
and that be thus literally as well as
The C. P. R. are calling for
tenders for the erection of fruit
packing houses at Vernon and
Summerland, frame freight shed
here, and a concrete cold storage
at Sicamous. *
The City Council will meet at
8 o'clock next Saturday in the
council chamber.
It is with regret we record the
death of Mr. J. West, who has been
working until recntly on the Sunset
Ranch. He was suddenly taken
ill and had to be brought to the
hospital last week, with the result
that he died there on Friday last
The funeral was on Saturday, a
number of friends following his
remains to their last resting place
in the Kelowna cemetary. The
cause of death was an acute
kidney trouble.
Messrs. James Bros, have taken the
old Hinman store in Bernard
Messrs. Hewetson & Mante have
taken the store, until lately occupied by Mr. J. B. Knowles. Mr.
J. F. Burne will take the store
vacated by Messrs. Hewetson &
Mantle.   Your move next I
To-day is the first Thursday half
holiday, and all the business places
in town will be closed.
It has been definitely decided to
produce the " Mikado" here on
April 20th and 21 st, and the play
will be taken up to Vernon on
April 28th. The piece is so well
known that it does not require any
introduction to the public, and the
work the Amateur Dramatic
Society have put into it is bound to
make it a succesr. The seating
plan can be seen at Willits' Drug
store on April 16th, and it is to be
hoped that the public will give ihe
play the support it deserves.
A number of friends met on the
wharf last Monday to say good bye
to Mr. Harry Eden and Mr. Harry
Barnes, both of whom were about
to make their departure for the
coast. Mr. Eden has accepted a
position in one of the leading hotels
in Vancouver, while Mr. Barnes
has gone up to write on his examination for an engineer's certificate.
He expects to be in a position at
the coast in a short time after the
result of the examination is made
Mr. Hayman has taken over the
engineering   of    the    "Clovelly,"
An auction sale was /held in
Davy's livery barn on Saturday last
several horses and stock changing
hands at bargain prices.
The members of the Volunteer
Fire Brigade wish to thank the
numerous ladies around town who
supplied the various delicacies that
went to fill the tables at their recent
ball, and also those of the young
ladies who so ably decorated the
tables, and who must have worked
hard to get everything in shape for
the excellent supper that was
served later in the evening.
Work on the new. Presbyterian
church is forging ahead in grand
style, and before long it is likely
that the opening of the church will
be announced. The edifice occupies a commanding position, and
is already one of the land marks of
the district.
Mr. Levitt nearly had his shack,
next to the Baptist Church, burned
down last week. During his absence
some wag or wags were instrumental in stuffing a brand new shirt of
Mr. Levitt's into his stove pipe, and
consequently when he lighted his
fire, the smoke refused to go up
out of the chimney. After a time,
however, the flames got too much,
and the shirt caught on fire, causing
the pipe to send out a volume of
flames, which caught the roof of
the building. Willing hands were
ready to help put out the flames,
otherwise the whole building would
have been destroyed.
The false orders that were
delivered by the store keepers on
April 1 st last, through some person
ordering goods through the 'phone
for other people, reached extraordinary dimensions. One person
at least got mad, after he had delivered to the wrong house one
sack of flour and one sack of
potatoes. When he found out that
the order was only a bogus one,
there was more " cussing." i April
fool I cried a voice through the
telephone —" 1 ? I ? ! ? I," cried a
voice from the store.
The scenery for the " Mikado "
is being painted by Mr. G. McKie,
who has just arrived from the Old
Country. Mr. McKie followed the
trade of scenic artist at Birmingham,
England, where the largest theatres
next to London are in evidence.
April 13th is the date booked
for die performance of the " Royal
Chef," a bright musical comedy,
figuratively jumps
Tommy's Mistake.
Father—Come, young man. Get your
jacket off and come wltb me. Tommy—You're not going to lick me, are
you, dad? Father—Certainly. Didn't
I teli you this morning that I should
settle with you for your bad behavior? Tommy—Yes, but I thought
It was only a joke, liko when you told
tbe grocer you was going to settle with
hi-_.-Londoa Tit-Bits.
"We are never completely happy,"
•aid the ready made pbilosopher.
"Of course not," Baid the practical
person. "A boy wishes be were a
man so tbat he could have all the
mince pie he wants, and a man wishes
he were a boy so that he could digest
It"—"Washington Star.
owing to the; departure of Mr. H. fwhich has received a great deal of
praise all parts of eastern Canada.
In every town the play has visited
the newspapers have given it a
good report, and it is likely that
the production here will be looked
on with the same good favour that
it has in the other towns it has
visited. A full caste of principals
and chorus are travelling with the
No Argument
Patronlzer of the Cheap Restaurant-
Look here, waiter, this coffee Is cold.
Polite and' Intelligent Waiter—Quite
right sir. This ia a quick lunch cafe,
and if the coffee was hot you couldn't^
drink It la a hurry.—London Scraps.
The Preference.
"My dear," said the farseelng invent, "that young man may be a trifle
tedious, but he is a coming man."
"Perhaps he Is," sighed the weary
maiden, "but I'd rather he had more
go in him."—Baltimore American.
Giving Pa Away.
Ma—So pa took advantage of my
absence and searched the bureau
where I keep my diary? Ostend—Yes,
urn, and pa said that was what he
called a "bureau of information."—
Chicago News.
Barnes for the coast. Mr. Claude
James has taken Mr. Hayman s
place at the wheel.
The " country" girls' branch of
the Young Ladies' Hospital Aid
will hold their first entertainment
in aid of the Kelowna Hospital at
the Guisachan ranch, the residence
of Mr. W. C. Cameron, on Thurday
next, April 14th, from 3 to 6
o'clock. An admission price of 25'
cents will be charged adults, and
10 cents for children.
The Eckhardts, a touring theatrical company will appear in the
Opera House to-night, the play
starting at 8 o'clock sharp. The
first production will be "The
Marriage of Kitty," a play that has
received a large amount of favorable comment in the Old Country,
and which it is reported this company acts to perfection. On Friday and Saturday other plays will
be produced by the same company.
The rehearsals of the " Mikado "
are being somewhat hampered at
present, owing to the sickness of
several of the principals. The
chorus, however, is in good shape
and are doing excellent work.
Work started on Thursday
of painting the scenery for
" Mikado." Mr. McKie has promised to take in hand the majority of
the work, while Mr. R. C. Reed and
Mr. D. W. Crowley. ^ will give
Mr. Hamilton Lang, of Vernon,
was in town last Tuesday making
arrangements with Mr. Michael
Hereron for the road work to be
done in the valley this year.
J. P. Forde, of Revelstoke,. was
in town on Tuesday last in connection with the building of warehouses and wharves for the C. P. R.
at this point.
Messrs. Thos. Lawson, Ltd., have
just received a carload of Griffin
Brand Fertilizer—the best on the
market Try a few bags on your
vegetable garden and note results.
Gilbert Hassell met With a serious
accident last Monday as he was
returning home to South Okanagan
on horseback. When neat Du-
Moulin's corner, his horse became
unmanageable, and he was thrown
violently to the ground. The force
of die fall stunned hhv» for a time
and the horse made away. Reports show that Mr. Hassell is
progressing very favorably although
he still feels the ~ result of his
accident. '
Mr. George James has purchased
the stock of Messrs. Campbell
Bros., electrical fitters and repairers,
and opened up a new store in
Bernard avenue.
The W. C. T. U. will meet at the
home of Mrs. Leslie Dilworth on
Tuesday, April 12th; at three in
the afternoon. All persons interested are requested to attend.
Davy's livery bam has been laid
with a new floor during the past
week, and the' horse stalls have
been re-boarded and put in better
Mr. Jull, provincial poultry expert
will speak before the members of
the Kelowna Farmers' Institute on
Tuesday, April 26th. On Wednesday, April 27th, a special lecture
will possibly- be given in the
A number of Chinese have gone
into the country to < cook for the
various camps that are now being
started up. Work in all places
seems to be plentiful, and there is
an almost unlimited demand for
men in town. The supply, however, is falling very short of the
demand. Thursday, April 7
The Orchard Cifcg Record.
•nicing at one of the many beauty spots
on the Okanagan Lake.
e  Orchard City
df British Columbia,
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s credited with more winnings in open competition 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 setde in, where life's necessities, together with
a few of its luxuries, will not take so much of
the sweat of the brow in the winning.
Come in out of the cold and the wet. Enjoy
the Sunny Okanagans 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
1 acre of tomatoes sold for $1000.00
J acre of jstrawberries 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 - - $t420
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
l9 acres of mixed orchard produced
fruit which sold for $9000.00
Tobacco Growings
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 locally.
Many important projects are under way or materializing in and around Kelowna, and a very lai^e 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,
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The Orchard City Record.
Thursday, April 7
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Look into this matter and see for yourself that it is
GOOD GOODS,  bought at  loot prices.
Our Specials for Saturday, April 9th:
Large California Sweet Oranges,
reg. 45c, Sat. 35c doz.
Choice Cooking Figs, reg. 21b 25c,
Saturday, 31b for 25c
Fresh Roasted Coffee, reg. 35c lb.,
Saturday 25c
Heinz's Sweet Cucumbers, reg. 50c
Saturday, 35c
Bulk Cocoanut, reg. 35c, Sat. 25c lb.
White Swan Soap, reg. 25c, Sat. 20c
Choice Lettuce from the greenhouses
on Saturday morning.
We Guarantee Satisfaction.
GET THE HABIT   -   Go to
Beg to announce to the people of the district tnat 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.
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.
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Nervous Exhaustion
The depression experienced by
womenduringconvalescence from
childbirth is never forgotten. The
sense of utter nerve fatigue blots
out interest in everything. '' AsA-
ya-Neurall " is invaluable at
such, times. It feeds the nerves,
induces sleep, quickens the appetite, aids digestion, andsoon buoyancy of spirits and the sense of nervous vitality returns. $1.50 a bottle. Obtain from the local agent.
Temperatures for the Week
I       Ending March 30th.
i     These   temperatures  were   taken-about
200 yards back from the lake.
j Max. Min.
!     Thurs  48   29
|     Friday  54 30
i    Sat 55  32
|    Sun 54 26
Mon 55  33
Tues 56 32
Wed 53 33
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.
Now is the  time  of year when your home-made
preserves are almost done,
And just now we can supply you with all kinds
of evaporated fruits of unexcelled quality.
Prunes, Peaches, Apricots, Figs, Pears, Apples,
Canned Fruits of all kinds:    Peaches, Pears,
Cherries, -Strawberries, Raspberries, Plums,
Lawton Berries, etc.
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.
Large and   attractive
rooms and offices in the
Raymer Block
Appl\) to
Bernard Avenue.
When you toant a choice
cut, gioe us a call,
or ring up 24.
Franh Baiotlnhimer, Manager.
Saturday Special.
lib. glass Marmalade, reg. 25 c,
Saturday only 15c.
Remember Five off for Cash at Lawson s.
Headquarters for the Economical Buyer
Relieves Stomach Misery almost
If the food you ate at your last meal did
not digest, but laid for a long time like lead
on your stomach, then you have indigestion
and quick action should be taken.
Of course there are many other symptoms
of indigestion, such as belching up of sour
food, heartburn, dizziness, shortness of
breath and foul breath, and if you have
any of them, your stomach is out order and
should be corrected.
Mi-o-na tablets have cured thousands of
cases of indigestion and stomach trouble.
If you have any stomach distress, Mi-o-na
will relieve instantly.
But Mi-o-na unlike most so-called dyspepsia remedies, does more than relieve;
it permanently cures dyspepsia or any stomach trouble by putting energy and stength
into the walls of the stomach, where the
gastric juices are produced.
A large box of Mi-o-na tablets costs but
50c at P. B. Willits fie Co. and are guaranteed to cure or money back. When others
fail, Mi-o-na cures. It is, a producer of
flesh when body is thin; it cleanses the
stomach and bowels; purifies the blood
and makes rich red blood.
Bronchitis, Croup, Coughs and Colds, or
money back.   Sold and guaranteed by
Friday & Saturday, April 8th & 9th,
Representing the best and most exclusive
styles ever shown in the city.
The Kelowna Outfitting Store
W. B. M, CALDER, Prop.
2 Cents per word, first insertion and
1 Cent per word each subsequent
insertion, minimum 25 Cents.
New Aspinal Potato Planter.
160, Kelowna.
Apply box
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.   13tf
Some Splendid White Wyandotte Cockerels bred frojn Fishel's imported stock
five dollars each. Also pen. of pure " bred
White Leghorns, Cock and nine hens to
clear; ten dollars.   Cosens. Kelowna. 15 tf
Eight-roomed house  (Morden's) opposite
Pridham's  orchard, with  half  acre, land,
small fruits, etc.   Apply Geo. E. Boyer.
A few tons of white carrots.   Box 337 Kelowna B.C. 18-9
At   $1.50   setting.  —  A  few   settings
of duck eggs.     Apply    Mrs. Cameron
Guisachan, Kelowna. 18-20
Do You Know
real estate investments are the best in the
Okanagan in quality of soil, location,
prices, etc., and that they will triple in
value in one year ? Have you stopped to
consider? If not, just remember that
Westbank will be the • largest, most industrious, and influential place in the valley.
Now is your opportunity. Most excellent
bargains. The lots are cleared, cultivated,
fenced, and have young orchards oh them;
well irrigated, and have good domesti
water.   Prices, $175 to $200 per acre.
Other most valuable'land bargains
$25 per acre up.
W. Curtis Hitchner
Westbank    -   British Columbia
Seed potatoes, Early Rose, and moneymakers.    J. Birch, E ox 80, Kelowna 18
Man for general farm work, must be good
milker.   Apply, S. M. Gore, Hawksdale
Dairy. 18tf
A large  store in Water Street.
Campbell Bros., Kelowna.
18 tf
Notice is hereby given that thirty days
after date, I, Gilbert Hassel of South Okanagan Mission B.C., intend to apply to
the superintendent of the Provincial Police,
F. S. Hussey of Victoria for a renewalof a
retail liquor licence for the Bellevue Hotel
located at South Okanagan Mission B. C.
on the east side of the Okanagan Lake.
Mar. 10th 1910. Kelowna B.C.
We have choice stock and will sell eegs at
$2 per  setting.    Larger lots at reduced
rates.   Schell Bros., Rutland. 16tf
WANTED to buy lots in Prince Rupert
B. C. direct from owner*. Apply Box 105
Prince Rupert, B. C.
Are in a position to make contracts with
all persons intending to grow tobacco during the coming season. Any information
will be cheerfully furnished by applying
to L, Holman Raymer Building, Kelowna,
B.C. 17-21
And high-grade repairing bring
your watches, clocks and jewelry
to Parker, the Jeweler. Prompt
attention given to all jobs, large
and small.
A new line of souvenir spoons
to hand. They make a very
nice present for friends in other
parts. Drop in and look them
Bernard Avenue.
AH work and goods absolutely
15 Ton  second  class  hay  $12  per Ton.
Apply F. Heather, Okanagan Mission. 17-20
South Kelowna Land Company.
H. J. Hewetson, Mngr.
Applications will be received up to noon
of April 13th for the positions of Nursing
Matron and Nurse for the Kelowna Hospital. Applicants must state age, experience,
and salary expected. G. H. Hensman,
Secretary.   P.O.Box. 19
Buff Orpington eggs for hatching $1   per
setting. Cather-Springwood, Kelowna 19-21
Baby Carriage, good  condition,  also  few
thoroughbred rock hens and rooster, also
thoroughbred    rock   eggs   for hatching.
Apply Mrs. Dan McLean. Box 92      19-21
3 One-acre Lot* 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 horse 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.
Try it next issue!
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