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Anc.    the   world   is
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Farmers' Institute Field Day
Deputy Minister of Agriculture and. Other Fruit Experts Give
Lectures and are Entertained at Banquet.
Last Thursday was the field day
for the members of the Farmers'
Institute. Mr. W, A. Scott, deputy
minister of agriculture, and Messrs.
J. A. Metcalf, M. Winslow and B.
Hoy visited this town in the
interests of progressive farming.
In the morning a practical demonstration was conducted by Mr
Winslow and Mr. Hoy in Mr. T.
G. Speers' orchard. But owing to
the recent thaw having reduced the
orchard into a very muddy state,
made the progress rather unsatisfactory, and a lot of the demonstration had to be cut out.
In the afternoon Messrs, Scott
and Metcalf addressed a meeting
in Raymer's Hall, a large attendance
of farmers being present.
Mr. Metcalf was the first speaker
and explained that he had been
making observations on the market
question in the province for the
past year, arid found that the outlook was very good. The expansion of the railroad had been great
for opening up new markets, but it
would be as well to keep a good
watch on the market question, as
the Americans, were watching
developments very closely, and
were working hard for a decrease
in the rates. At present the
Americans were shipping largely
into Ontario a better grade of
fruit than can be had locally. The
Ontario people have not got over
the. old habit of putting ..peaches
and pears in baskets, neither have
they forgolteh'tlie system of facing
small apples in the middle of the
The American product, taken as
a whole, was inferior to that of
B. G, but the packing and grading
was better than ours, and the fruit
that they shipped out was only of
the very choicest variety. - As a
rule, the price from the wholesaler
to the retailer was higher for the
American goods, but they had the
name and therefore, could demand
the higher prices.
Co-operation was the great thing
needed, but it was hard to know
how to do it. The present system
of wholesale or jobbing houses was
not satisfactory, and selling direct
to the retailer had not met with
anv degree of success. The system
of having our own cold storage had
been suggested, but this would
mean the establishing of a house
of business, and travellers to sell
the goods. Another plan that did
not seem feasible was to deal with
the consumer direct, as in a system
like that it was hard to get in touch
with the people. A divergence
from the present system would
possibly mean war with the wholesale houses.
He considered that the wholesaler should give a price F. O. B., and
that a price should be paid that
would give the people a chance of
getting a profit on their goods, and
at the same time allow the wholesale houses a good profit on handling the goods.
There was no doubt but what the
express rates needed re-adjusting,
but the freight rates he considered
fair, and the ice rates equally
Mr. Metcalf went on to say how
he had heard the Okanagan spoken
about all over the North-west, but
at present the fruit was not well
enough known, inasmuch as the
present output was very small. As
years go on the output would increase and the. high quality of
product of the district gradually be
made known. He considered that
the province should be controlled
by four organizations, whose work
it would be to look after the various
industries, and for them all to work
together for a reduction in transportation rates.
He made mention of a large
representative meeting to be held
at Kamloops on April 12 and 13,
and said that the Government
would ask Kelowna to send a good
man as their representative to meet
the shippers and the various railway
representatives, when it would be
up to the farmers to put their
grievances before the meeting and
try and arrange a different system
of shipping and transportation
rates. He urged the people to
choose a good, " level-headed"
man for this purpose, and stated
that the Government would pay
his railway fare, and at the same
time allow him $3 a day expenses.
When asked how many B. C.
apples were to be found in Winnipeg, Mr. Metcalf showed that by
the 1908 returns five carloads came
from B. G, o,ut of between two and
three thousands.
Asked what variety of apples
were preferable, Mr. Metcalf said
any red apple was a good seller if
it had flavour. The late yellow
apples, like Newtowns or Cox's
Orange Pippins were not good
sellers. Crab apples were good
sellers, but. he recommended a
uniform box, and to ship crabs
a half box, which was a very
veriient size and would be more
generally required by the average
purchaser in the east.
Plums, he did not consider very
good for market, but advocated
the growing of Italian prunes.
Tomatoes should be put on the
market as early as possible, as the
prices were mostly regulated by the
American markets.
Mr. W. A. Scott, deputy minister
of agriculture, was the next speaker,
and, after introducing himself in
his new capacity, said that he "felt
h^: had a hard task^'toUphold the
healthy state bf the Department of
Agriculture. He put down the
high standing of the department to
the work of Captain Tatlow, and
said it was never in a better position
to supply wants than it is now. He
considered the farmers' institutes
should be joined by everyone, and
mentioned the large quantity of
excellent bulletins supplied to the
members. Packing schools would
be supplied by the department,
and arrangements would be made
to hold one in this town within
the next few days. The Okanagan
was the first to have these schools,
and this was made possible by the
Okanagan Fruit Union supplying a
The work of the department
would be great this year. The
legislature had allowed a grant of
$10,000 for the establishing of
demonstration orchards. It was
the present idea of the department
to choose a man and to take ten
acres of his land and plant it out
in trees. Instructions would then
be given as to how the work is to
be done on this particular land. By
these means it would be proved
that a man could take ten acres and
make it a success from the start;
and settlers coming in would be
able to see the work done at the
right time. These orchards would
be established ail over the province
and in time would become self-
In speaking about the recent
exhibits of which he had had charge
he made a reference to an exhibit
made at Toronto, which he considered was a very important place
to exhibit. When there, the old
question of B. C. apples lookin'g
good and not having any flavour,
was brought up, and consequently
he asked three Ontario growers to
test the flavour. He then took
three Ontario apples of different
varieties and three B. C. apples of
a similar variety, had them pealed
and then put them before the
judges. They did not know which
belonged to each district and gave
their decision in each variety in
favour of B. C. apples.
Referring to the exhibit, Mr.
Scott said he did not know where
he would have been if it had not
been for Kelowna. Messrs. Stirling
& Pitcairn kept him fully supplied
with the choicest fruit, and some
Pond's Seedling, Yellow Egg, and
Bradshaw plums were the finest he
had seen, averaging about 5 J to
the pound.
The  opening ceremony of the
Old Country exhibit was performed
by Princess Louise, and previous
to the ceremony she had a private
view of the exhibit, and it was hard
to get her to leave the exhibit to
open the show.
The best show was made at
Islington, even though the space
allotted was so small. The exhibit
was placed in the balcony, and the
King made a special visit to see
the B.C. display. He made special
enquiries about the fruit, and was
told about Kelowna's winnings at
Spokane, and shown some of the
apples. He appeared very- pleased
and interested and stayed with the
exhibit quite a time. As a result
the papers were full ofthe incident
the following day and it served as
a good advertisement of the
exhibit. Cinematograph shows
were also conducted and served as
good advertisements.
As a market, Mr. Scott did not
consider the Old Country any good
but considered the exhibit would
be the means of many people with
capital investing in B. C. property
and coming out to this country.
Mr. Winslow was the nest
speaker, and answered several
questions relative to the spraying
and pruning of fruit trees. He
advocated the work of spraying
being done more thoroughly, otherwise pests would come that would
be hard to get rid  of.
The discussion drew to a close
owing to the lateness of the hour,
and to another engagement. Mr.
Winslow, however, stayed and
dispensed advice to farmers" individually, who were troubled with
a special or peculiar disease which'
they did not understand.
Rig Overturned
The Evening Banquet
the visitors were
a banquet in Ray-.
In the evening
entertained to
mer's hall. The fare, which was of
the first order, was prepared by
Messrs. Biggin arid Poole, and
about thirty persons sat down to
the table. A long toast list was
gone through, Mr. T. G. Speers,
the president, first proposing " The
King," whic was followed by hearty
singing oi the national anthem.
Mr. E. M. Carruthers was
the first speaker, and referred
to the great progress which had
been made by the town. * He had-
been here a long time, and knew
Kelowna when there were no C.
P.R. boats (with or without funnel).
Continued on pace 2.        ' •
An unfortunate accident occurred
last Monday afternoon on Main st.
Capt. Knight was driving in his
buggy, and was right along side a
team and wagon belonging to the
Tobacco Company when an automobile came along. The team
got scared, and commenced to
jump around, and in doing so one
of them managed to put its foot
through the wheel of the captain's
buggy. The rig was overturned
and Capt. Knight thrown out,
alighting on his head and shoulder.
Dr. Keller, who was the driv< r
of the automobile, at once returned
to his assistance, and he was removed to the surgery. Although no
bones were broken, he was found
to have sustained a severe wrench
to the muscles of his neck and
back. He was taken home shortly
afterwards in the doctor's car, and
passed a somewhat restless night.
We understand from later reports
that the captain is progressing favorably, and that no serious consequences are likely to result from
the accident.
Dr. Keller's car seems to have
been pursued by ill-luck lately.
This is all the more surprising as
Dr. Keller is probably one of the
most careful drivers in town, and
takes every precaution to avoid an
accident. No possible blame can
be attached to him in this instance,
and his promptness in rendering
assistance is to be commended.
Meeting of Board of Trade
Important Proposal Affecting Real Estate Firms
Roads to Farmers' Exchange Wanted
Kelowna Public School
Rutland News.
(From our own correspondent.)
Duncan Wallis sold his team
mares last week.
Mrs. S. J. Craig came in from Ro-
leau Wednesday last, also her
daughter Miss Lucy. Mr. Craig also brought in car of effects this
Mr. Clever and W. Lemon returned from the Nicola valley trip last
week bringing back a heavv team
of horses.
School was closed down for two
days this week owing to the teacher being sick. Glad to report Miss
Fullerton better again.
We regret to report that the
" yellow peril" has at last invaded
Rutland, our 'friend Mr. Goodrich
being responsible for* the opium
fumes when they come.
"Dr. Baker has recovered from
the severe^ attack of " blues" of
Saturday last.
The literary society are holding
their finaPmeeting for the season
tomorrow (Friday) for which a
good programme is being prepared.
Miss Myrtle Fullerton haa moved
her tent down from the hill on to
Mr. Goodrich's place.
Mrs. Dr. Knox, we regret to
learn, is laid up^with an attack of
appendicitis. Dr. McKecknie has
been telegraphed for, and will
possibly perform an operation.
The municipal water system will
be closed down on Saturday next
between the hours of 2 and 6 p.m.
owing to some repairs that have to
be made to the pump.
The following is the Honor List
;of the various divisions of the public school for the month of February:
Division I.
Senior    IV.—S.   Thompson,     B.
Thompson, A. Magee.
Junior IV.-W. Wilson.
Division 2.
IV—-Bernard  McKeown,   Stafford
Cox, Dorothy Leckie.
Senior III.—George Silke,
Curts, Dan McMillan.
•Junior III.—Lydia McKeown.
Division IV
Class A.—G Gaddes, V. Lawson,
B.    DeHart,   H.    Brunette,    P.
Class B.—H. Bawtenhiemer,    M.
Knight, M. Chaplin, R. Burtch.
Class C.—C. Risso,  E.  Marty,  L.
Webster, N.Mills. A.Stiff.
Division V.
Senior II.—Dorothy Evans, Willie
Bradley,  Earl Steckley, Frances
Junior II.—Bessie Gaddes, Dorothy
Forest,    Vivian   Jones,     Mack
Wm. Haug left this morning on a
visit to the coast.
Mr. T. Morrison returned from
the coast last Saturday.
F. R. E. DeHart returned from a
visit to Enderby last Wednesday.
W. Barnes came up from Salmon
Arm last Wednesday on a visit to
friends in the district.
Mrs. Byron McDonald will receive for the first time since her
marriage, on Tuesday, March 15 th
from 4 to 6, at the home of her
mother. Mrs. Hardie will receive
with her for the last time before
leaving for Vancouver.
The Women's Auxiliary of the
English Chrch proposes holding a
novel entertainment in the week after Easter. A sale of aprons of all
styles, shapes and sizes is to be the
feature of the afternoon, with dainty
refreshments and a large fish pond
for the little ones.      •
The Aberdeen met with an accident here last Saturday' running
into a scow at the new slip and
severely battering in her side and
doing little damage to her engines.
A temporary lepair was made to
her here sufficient to allow her to
make a safe passage to the landing,
at which point she was overhauled
and put in good woking condition
The usual' monthly meeting of
the Board of Trade was held in
Rowcliffe's Hall last night, a bare
quorum of nine being present, with
President DuMoulin in the chair.
The minutes of the previous meeting having been read and adopted,
the recording secretary, in the
absence of Mr. Kerr, read the
following correspondence, from:
The secretary of the Associated
Boards of Trade, enclosing replies
to the various resolutions put
through by the Associated Boards
of Trade at their last meeting.
From Ottawa, stating that the
advisability of appointing a mail
clerk on the ' Okanagan' will be
looked into.
From Hon. Price Ellison, stating
that he would do all in his power
to impress upon the provincial
legislature the necessity of the
Canad ian Northern Railway coming
into the valley, and that he would
impress upon the Government the
necessity of the inspection of
From Jas. J. Hill, expressing his
desire to have all reports available
of conditions in the Okanagan
Valley. ;
From Hon. Sidney Fisher, stating
that he would give the Okanagan
consideration when arranging for
the establishing of experimental
A letter from the Cranbrook
Board of Trade, pointing out the
various fraudulent real estate deals
thaN were being made by real estate,
brokers who were travelling from
town to town, caused some little
discussion. The board was asked
td endorse a motion, asking the
Government to amend certain
clauses in the Municipal Clauses
Act, whereby a transient broker
was charged $ 100 for selling land,
and a permanent broker only
charged $5. It was agreed that the
board should express their sympathy with the moment made by
the Cranbrook Board of Trade.
A letter was read from the
National Apple Show, Spokane,
pointing out that they would hold
another show in the fall, and that
certain alterations were to be made
in the rules. It was~planned to
carry all the winning exhibits to
Chicago to be shown there, the
expense of transportation to be
borne by the show management.
The Seattle chamber of commerce wrote saying that Seattle
was better adapted for the holding
of the National Apple Show, and
asked the board to endorse a project to hold the next show in that
city. A discuscussion followed,
the general feeling being that as
Spokane was the originator of the
scheme, the show should remain
in that city.
Mr. McDonald pointed out that
it would be cheaper and more convenient to send exhibits to Seattle
than to Spokane, as the transportation facilities were better.
it was left with the secretary to
write a suitable reply.
A letter was read from the Summerland board of trade asking for
the names of all the local bee enthusiasts, as they were about to
start a' Bee-keepers' Association
there. The secretary was instructed to send in all the names available.
An account bf $5 from G. H. E.
Hudson for six photos, and one of
$9 from Rowcliffe Bros, for rent of
hall, were ordered to be paid.
The name of Mr. A. E. Boyer
was proposed as a member of the
The president suggested that in
the interests of the board, each
member should rustle up a person
interested in the work of the board
and bring his name forward at the
next meeting.
A letter from Mr. R. B. Kerr,
secretary of the board, who was
absent at Penticton, was next read.
Mr. Kerr stated that he had had no
replies from the various people he
had written to with reference to
the lands at Spokane by Mr. DeHart.
He suggested that a committee
should be formed to take steps to
dispose of the property.
Mr. G. C. Rose suggested that the
land should be listed with some
wide-awake real estate broker in
Spokane, and proposed the name
of Mr. H. L Moody. It was agreed
to get the secretary to write to this
person and see what could be done
in the matter.
Mr. B. McDonald asked if it were
possible, for the board to influence
the City Council in the building of
better streets, and pointed out that
the roads in the locality of the
new Farmers' Exchange building
were in a very bad condition. As
traffic would be increased in that
part of the town this year, it was
necessary to have the roads put in
better shape.
A motion was made covering the
request to the city council, and it
was agreed to approach them upon
the subject at their next meeting.
Mr. McDonald also asked the
board if they could influence the
C.P.R. to provide better facilities
for the moving of cars on their new
slip. At present the work was expensive and awkward, and he
suggested that a steam winch be
provided by the GP.R., and the
power to run it provided from the
power house at a low rate.
A motion was made covering
the grievance, and it was decided
to ask the city council to endorse
the proposal, and to send a letter
to tb^B CJP.R. requesting them to
look into the matter. '
The meeting then adjourned.
The packing school will start
next Monday, and Mr. Jas. Gibb
will be the head packer and instructor. In all probability the
Fanners' Exchange new building '
will be used for the purpose. The
scholars will be drafted into two
classes, one of which will be held
in the morning, between the hours
of 9 and 11:30 a.m.—the other in
the afternoon, between the hours
of 1:30 and 4 p.m.
Mr. J. E. Wheeler applied yesterday for a transfer to Messrs.
Lavigne and Dunk, of his license
to sell liquor in the Royal hotel
The application was received by
the Licensing Commissioners, who '
adjourned their meeting until next
Friday week, previous to giving
their fined decision in the matter.
A terrible accident occurred last
Vw.w'u_y morning a
near Roger's pass at the summit of
the Selkirks. Thousands of tons
of rock slid down the side of the
mountain, burying sixty-one men,
engaged in work on die railroad.
As soon as the news ofthe accident
waa received at Revelstoke, a relief gang was sent out to clear the
line and to find out if any of the
buried victims were alive. Late
reports show twenty bodies recovered, of which twelve were
Japs and the rest white men.
Mr. Brown, who is a native of
the states, was in town last Tuesday
trying to locate land for the extensive growing of castor oil beans
for the manufacture of castor oil,
and other oil producing varietiies.
It is understood that he has already
made negotiations for the purchase
of some swamp land at Penticton,
and is anxious te obtain some
swamp land in this locality.
The old familiar hum of the
sawmill rent the air last Tuesday,
and for the first time this season
was the hooter heard atone o'clock
as well as at noon. The buzz of
the saw seems to brighten things
up and make the town appear a
busy centre.
Mr. Kenneth T. Oxley wishes to
thank the various members of die
fire brigade for their promptattend-
ance and work at the fire which
started at the back of his store last
Thursday and also Mr. J. W.
Wilks who sent in the alarm so
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the institute meetings, and suggested
that some of the members appeared to be too lazy to be energetic.
The press had done its best to give
publicity to the meetings, and he
considered it was not owing to lack
■-.[ advertising that the  people  did
ol lake tliv intciest they should in
in \\l-.i.: i»f vital importance to fruit
<:ro ••■ ■.. ! le went on to spt*ak
about th'- great development he
had s'-en in the valley during the
Mine he Had been associated with
it-, and also about how he still retained the return half of his ticket,
which was to have taken him back
home after he had made his tour
of inspection.
Mr. V. D. Wacle, as secretary,
gave   a   review   of the finance;-, of
Paintings That Have Done the
Work of Detectives.
Instances of Where the Canvas of an
Artist Led to a Confession of Guilt.
A Woman's Portrait and a Stolen
Diamond Ornament.
I u United flutes $2.00 per annum.
Advertising rates upon application.
Farmers' Institute Hold
Field Day.
Continued from page 1.
One small boat did all the traffic at
that time. When he first came
down the lake he had occasion to
ask when the boat would start.
1 he captain had informed him
that the vould start as soon as they
were ready. Mr. Carruthers held
the belief that there was a great
future before the Okanagan as a
fruit-growing district. He advised
the farmers to keep on spraying
and keep the pests down.
Mr. J. W. Jones said there was
no other district we could be
prouder of than our own. The
valley was becoming known as a
fruit-growing district, and one from
which the best fruit is obtainable.
It was up to the people to boost
and advertise.
Mr. George McKenzie gave a
rendering of some of Harry Lauder's Scotch songs, which were
loudly applauded.
Mr. F. R. E. DeHart spoke on
fruit exhibits, and mentioned the
successes at Spokane in 1908 and
1909, and the wonderful triumphs
at New Westminster. He said it
was it was a curious fact that most
of the prize-winning apples came
from sod orchards He paid a
great tribute to Mr. Gibb, who, he
declared,..was responsible for the
fine display of the Spokane exhibits,
and there was no doubt thaUwith-
out him many of the points scored
for pack would have been lost.
These successes were good advertisements tor tlie valley. It was up
to the peopie to boost the whole of
the valley from Sicamous to the
Mr. D. W. Sutherland was the
next speaker on "Our City"; in
the course of his remarks he pointed out that it was useless for the
town to go ahead without the
country, and it was up to the townspeople to stand by and assist the
fruit industry. " We now have n
good town," he continued, " and
when we have good orchards we
will have a large city."
Mr.  R.   B.  Kerr  said   he   had
something to tell them which they
possibly   did   not  know,   and that
was that we were going to have a
good year this year.    He referred
to the number of enquiries he was
getting each day, asking for Board
of 1 rade pamphlets, and for information regarding the valley, and the
number of intimations he had had
that tlu- ]•< c;ple communicated with
had n ,'.M.  up their mind3 to  come
to Kelowna.    He   referred   to   the
railways  which  were  coming  in,
more  especially   the  V. & V. E.,
which   would   open    up  a   new
market, and a good market.   Then
again, it   meant   competition,  and
competition    meant   lower   rates.
There were, however, other things
besides fruit for which   the  valley
was becoming famous.     Speaking
of Kelowna as a health resort,  he
stated that he had just met a person
who   had  gone  to  winter  at Los
Angeles,   California.     It   was   not
long before he was  back  again in
Kelowna   in   order   to   regain   his
health.    Then again there was the
tobacco industry, which had  been
successfully carried   on   for  some
years, and proved a   fine, valuable
crop.     H-.:   v.   -■   confident   that   if
what in? iiL-aiu Vrid true, this year's
crop   would   totally    eclipse    all
previous years.
Mr. H. W. Raymer complained
6f the lack of interest shown by
fi.Ui.-i,.■. ?, . ii.. .1 y ui the Fanners'
Institute intjeiiiigs. He thought that
there should be many more
members than the institute had at
present, He then went on to ask
that!- the deputy minister would
agaiuAtke- irito his consideration
the question of giving a grant of
$500   tt ".raids   the     expense     of
experimenting with tobacco in the
Mr. G. Rose  commented  upon
the small attendance of farmers at
the Institute, nnd also of the work
it had rallied on in the past. Ihc
membership at present was only
81, but he hoped that it would be
increased, and that 200 fully paid
up members would be the result of
a systematic canvass of the town
and surrounding district. The
finances taken as a whole were
very weak, though in a district like
this they should be strong enough
to fully support the Institute alone.
He asked every member to make
it his business to urge his neighbor
to join, and suggested that the city
council be approached with the
idea of obtaining a grant. He
asked members to be more confidential with their secretary, and to
write him in reference to any
trouble or grievance they might
have in respect to literature not
arriving, or any difficulty in their
orchards. He pointed out that he
could at any time obtain information from the Department of Agriculture.
Mr. W. A. Scott, the deputy
minister of agriculture, then addressed the gathering. He explained that his trip through the
different districts was to find out
the needs of the people, and to
get into closer touch with them.
He thanked the local institute for
their hospitality, and hoped it
not be the last tiu.e he would be
with them.
He had come to the Okanagar.
recognising it as the first fruit district, and one that fully deserved
the name it had obtained. " Kelowna fruit cannot be beaten," said
Mr. Scott. " 1 found that out from
the constant and well - graded
supply which 1 received from Kelowna when in the Old Country."
In reviewing the condition of things
in the Old Country, he spoke of
the terrible increase of poverty and
starvation. " Thank God!" exclaimed the speaker, " we have
nothing of that sort here."
He quite agreed, continued Mr.
Scott, with Mr. Kerr's prophecy
that we were to have a good year
this year. He had often regretted
he did not come from the Okanagan when he had been asked
about the district. He could confidently state that no part of Ontario or B.C. had got the same
advertising the Okanagan had got
during the past few years. He
considered that the Board of Trade
should have a strong advertising
bureau, and also a good strong
transportation committee.
With reference to a grant for
tobacco experiments, he pointed
out that the weed had already
been grown and had proved a
success, and there was consequently no use in asking the government to subsidize it. If they once
started that kind of thing the government would have to provide a
subsidy for all.
Mr. Raymer pointed out that a
successful start in tobacco culture
was already made in Kelowna, but
in other parts of the valley it had
not been experimented with, and
the grant was asked for with the
idea of extending the culture to
places outside Kelowna, and would
only pay'part ol Mr. Holman's expenses in conducting such experiments.
Mr. Scott replied that it was not
in his power to order a grant to be
Mr. Winslow, in referring to the
proposed packing school, said that
arrangements had been made with
Mr. Jas. Gibb to take charge of the
school here, and that as soon as
the school was finished in Vernon
it would start up here. He asked
those present to^give the . school
support, as proper packing and
pruning was becoming a necessity.
He hoped to be able to send Mr.
Hoy here in a short time to give
another demonstration in pruning.
Mr. Sweeny made reference to
the various conflicting advertisements that were put forward by
real estate people, and had proved
that a lot of, the statements made
in literature issued was impossible.
He did not think that such exaggerations were necessary to boost
the district, as a truthful report of
the large crops produced in the
valley was sufficient advertisement
in itself.
With these remarks the meeting
closed, after singing God Save the
An artist wbo line) suddenly become
aluiust famous by his protlucllou of a
palming exhibited at Hie Koyal academy was oii„ cla.v (.ailed upon by a
man u how visit was productive ol the
must extraordinary and undreamed of
The picture represented a lonely
stretch of beach, upon which the sea
was beating in loiij,', creamy rollers. In
tbe foreground, bending over a dead
body, was a man with a wild expression on his face and with a naked
knife In his band. A ship's boat, evidently just beached, was also In the
picture, and by the side of the murdered man was a bag of gold. The picture portrayed the advent of two castaways upon a friendly shore. The one
had murdered tbe other so that the
treasure might be his.
The painter's visitor was a gray hatred, wild eyed num.
"In heaven's name, sir," he gasped
out. "how did you learu the dreadful
story that you paintedV I see you
know all. I murdered my mate Bill to
get the money that was his. I threw
his body into the sea. 1 don't know
what Impulse led me to the academy.
The first thing I saw was your picture
representing the scene that took place
thirty years ago."
Needless to say, the picture had been
the outcome of imagination. Yet murder will out, and the guilty conscience
of the man who had killed his comrade
for lust of gold had convinced him
that the painting was no coincidence,
but was indeed the actual portrayal of
a dastardly and unwituessed crime.
There is probably no picture better
known in England than "The Doctor,"
by Luke Fildes, yet there are probably very few people aware of the fact
that tbat selfsame masterpiece was the
means of bringing to light the perpetration of a crime that would trther-
wise never have been known.
A certain doctor In a large town committed suicide, and among his papers
was a letter which ran as follows: "I
have today seen Luke Fildes' 'Doctor.'
The picture represents a medical man
watching by the bedside of a child. It
has so haunted me that I am going to
take away my own worthless life and
make a confession at the same time.
When Arthur's"—his brother's—"boy
died I came into money that my dead
brother had settled on him. He died
as all the world thought of acute pneumonia. Yet his life might have been
saved had 1 acted, as Fildes' 'Doctor'
is so evidently doing, with the use of
all the skill that lay In my power. I
hastened the boy's end and so got the
money.   1 can bear It no more."
A well known artist was commissioned to paint the portrait of a lady in exalted circles who boasted the possession of a most unique jewel in the
form of a pendant. The lady was very
anxious that this heirloom should be
included in her portrait The artist, of
course, compiled with her request
Shortly after tbe painting bad been
completed a daring burglary was perpetrated, with the result that the lady
lost ber heirloom, and no trace of the
thief or thieves was forthcoming.
Years passed by, and the lady gave up
all hope of ever seeing tbe precious
heirloom again.
No.\v, It so happened tbat the artist
who had painted tbe portrait of tho
lady mentioned bad occasion to travel
in India.
In the course of bis wanderings he
came to Bombay and, as every visitor
to that place does, strolled through tbe
native bazaar.
Suddenly his attention was riveted
by a piece of Jewelry in a jeweler's
shop that seemed familiar to him. It
was a diamond and ruby pendant
Where had he seen it before? He ransacked bis brain, but could not remember.
He returned to bis hotel and bap*
pened to take from his portfolio a
sketch of tbe portrait he had made
years ago of tbe lady with tbe pendant
1 n a moment tbe enigma was solved.
The piece of Jewelry be had seen was
the peculiar pendant that his fair sitter had been so anxious he should Include In his portrait.   £
He hurried off to the chief of police
and told that worthy what he suspect
ed- namely, that tbe bazaar he bad
visited contained tbe long lost jewel
of the English lady. Inquiries were at
once sot on foot with extraordinary results. The Jeweler In the bazaar confessed to having given years ago a
quite Insignificant sum for tbe jewel,
which he had bought from a stableman In the employ of a neighboring
rajah. The stableman was sought for
and turned out to be none other than
a famous English cracksman who had
apparently turned honest, but who,
nevertheless, confessed to having been
the thief of the jewel tbat had been
so miraculously discovered.—Pearson's.
Notary Public,
Conveyancer, etc.
Thursday, March 10
Has to be a good "un—Heavy and Strong—Well, that's the GREAT
WEST,—Heavy 9 Gauge Steel Spring Wire throughout, or medinm
weight centre if desired. Secure Locks. Order early, and save money
and Solicitor,
Notary Public.
fCELOV. NA, ::
B. A. Sc, C. E., D. L. S., B. C. L. S.
Kelowna,    B, C. _
Anaoc. Mem. Can. Soc. C. E        Graduate Toronto
Waterworks and Sewerage Systems, Pumping and
Lighling- Plants, Concrete Construction, etc.
I-ELOWNA, :: B. C.
P.O. BOX 137
Dr. J. W. Nelson Shepherd
P. 0. Box mo "Phone 66
Corner Peneozi Street and
Lawrence Avenue.
Horses bought and sold on commission.     Dray meets  all  C.P.R.
boats.   All kinds  of heavy  team
work. 'Phone 20.
Plans and Specifications Prepared
and estimates given for publicBuild-
ings,Town and Country Residences
PHONE No. 93
On improved property also other securities
Fire, Life, and Accident
Mrs. Hislop, Teacher of the Piano
has had a  number   of  years experience
in teaching pupils in all grades.   Especial
attention to touch and technique.
Beginners for the first six months taken at'
a reduction.
For particulars,  apply residence,  corner
of Water Street and Eli Ave.
Mus. Bac, A.T.C.L.
Teacher of Piano, Organ,
and Voice Production.
KELOWNA      •      B.G.
1 Money In Moving Pictures.
"1 inn irnlnj! to embark In Home sort
of business anil wsuit to know whether
ymi llilnli there Is mu.b money In
itKivIni* pli'iuivs?"
"TIutc w.'is for n follow who tnovefl
n luilf dozen of ours." snld the flat
dweller.    "lie   charged   uh  $10."
Mias P. Louise Adams,
Scholarship graduate in Piano and
Teacher's Course of Toronto Conservatory
of Music. Late Teacher in Westminster
College, Toronto.
Will  receive  pupils for pianoforte
tuition at the studio.
Lawrence Avenue, off Pendozi Street.
Address: P.O., KELOWNA.
Planting, Pruning, Spraying
P.O. Box 174, Kelotona.
(.enliis   licirlns   tcresit   works;   labor
dlonc UnlMlii- tlietn. -Joubert.
Pipe Fitter, Wells Dug and
Pumps,  Windmills, Drains,
etc., repaired and installed.
Haroey Aoenue, East.
Agent for Okanagan district, RUTLAND P.O.
$7 to $12 per ton.
H. J. HEWETSON, Manager.
Garden, Field,
and Flower
New crop now arriving from our growers in
England, France, Holland, Canada, and the
United States. All tested as to vitality a*id
purity upon arrival. The best only is good
enough for our patrons.   Catologue free.
Business will be continued at our old  stand
until May, after that in new location which will
be announced later.
3010, Westminster Rd
The Merchants and Business Men
of Kelowna have agreed to close
their places of business every
Thursday at 12.30 p.m. from
APRIL 7th to October 27th, 1910
Provided: That no weekly half-holiday shall be held
in any week during which a statutory holiday shall
be observed, or a civic holiday proclaimed.
Provided also: That this agreement shall be bind-
on the parties thereto only as long as its conditions
are observed by all the business firms concerned. Thursday, Feb, 24
Orchard City 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.
r_ .*';**•___ £~- _.iv'
Manufaciufers of
Builders  Brick, Drain
Tile and Hollow Brick
~~     We  are -open   to
talce  contiacts for
Moving Buildings
Pile Driving
Clarke & Byrns
Box 131 Kelowna
Offers the best and only reasonable real
estate investment in the Valley. If you
want to pay $1000 for a poorer soil, that's
your business. Glencoe offers the best
soil in the Okanagan Valley at $50 per
acre. Quarter down, remainder in three
years. 5 per cent off on tracts of 160 or
over. 5 per cent, off for cash. Ideal opportunities for dairy and mixed farming,
hay, fruit, berries, and vegetables.
W. Curtis Hitchener
Westbank, British Columbia.
A want ad in the
Record brings results.
Sutton's Seeds
Tomato Plants
Cabbage Plants
Bedding Plants
"•  Asparagus Roots
Rose Bushes, etc.
Belleoue Hotel
Rates, two dollars per day.
Beautiful situation on the lake
front,.close to the new wharf.
Fishing, ohooting and boating,
and tennis.
Gilbert Hassell, Prop.
D. W. Crowley Co.
Kelowna Ltd«
Wholesale & Retail Butchers
Goods delivered to any part of
the City
We give our prompt attention
to mail orders
Phone 12
During January and February
*     will be open only 0n
Wednesdays and Thursdays.
Rowcliffe Block.
Quashed Local Option Btj-laio.
For two years to come at least Yellow
Grass will remain upon the wet 'list; This
is the result of. a decision handed out in
the district court by Judge Harmon, quashing the local option by-law, which was
passed by a majority of one last December..
Eleven objections'in all were urged against
it by the applicant, but the major'^- of
these were of a purely technical r.ature.
Two objections which proved fatal to the
by-law was • the first vote cast by W- A.
Campbell, a baker, whose name was hot
upon the list of those legally qualified to
vote; and the second, the fact that the poll
was not opened until twenty minutes aftsr
nine, whereas the law requires" it l~> open
at 9 a.m.
C.P.R. Extension3.
The Canadian Pacific has outlined a very
extensive programme of construction and
extension during the present season, work
being prosecuted on nine new lines in the
west, and probably on ten. There is said
to be some question with reference to the
work to be done on the Kootenay Central,
which will eventually be built through
from Elko to.GoIden, through the Kootenay
valley. Ot the remaining new roads, one
is in Manitoba, six in' Saskatchewan,.and
two in Alberta.
i    Japs Smuggled in.
The slatement made in-the federal house
recently, by Mr, George H. Cowan/member
for Vancouver, that Japanese were coming
into British-Columbia via the Queen
Charlotte islands is supported ..Vancouver
fishermen nnd .prospectors and has been
asserted by these yeople for years. About
two years ago The Province called attention
to this condition of affairs in the' Queen
Charlottes and the situation is still unchanged, according to men who " have business
in the islands. . 7       "
Railway Building Ooer Hope
Mountains.    7   .':
The engineers in charge of the construction of the -V.V. & E. over the/, Hope,
mountains state that work was started west
of Princeton last week. Stewart &'. Co.
have sublet their contract east of Range,
three miles to Fred Wilson, ■ one mile to
W. McPhee, .three miles to-Jarries;Walsh,
four miles to Madden & Hawkinson. The
other- eight miles, as well as a 51.
mile stretch east of Range, will.be sublet
shortly. Work a* Abbotsford. is expected
to start in a fortnight. Railway men. here
are confident that the C.P.R. will start
work this spring on its line over tKe'Hope
mountains. W. I. Basset with a party"'of
engineers of the road recently arrived in
Vancouver, He .stated his line shows a
maximum grade ot 2.2 per cent, going
west., The route would go to Coquehalla,
Summit, thence down Coldwater and Otter Creek'valleys. -One- per cent, grade
from Penticton to Summit is said to be assured..'
Fruitgrowers and Asparagus.
Fruit-growers at Kennewick on the Columbia riyer in Benton county, Wash.,
southwest of Spokane, have obtained over
250,000 asparagus plants which will be set
out in a short time, the plan being to produce the vegetable for export by the carload. They believe that asparagus can be
grown in commercial quantities at a big
profit, and if the venture prove the success
predicted, .for it by . experienced truck-
gardeners,' they say that canneries will
follow. They have sufficient plants to
spread over 100 acres, and it is expected
that the entire district will be interested ih
the industry within' five years, They will-
grow the vegetables in their new-set orch-
-'hrds, and in connection with small fruits
and early vegetables. .
Strike Closes Flour Mills.
Owing to the traffic congestion and inability to get grain moved due to the strike
of switchmen, at lease five Sour mills wiii
be closed in Minneapolis, and remain
'closed until .the switching facilities improve.
Prioate Game Preseroe.
"A large private game preserve is planned
for Creston. A syndicate of Calgary capitalists'-have purchased 1200 acres at the
summit of Coat mountain near Creston,
from the Canadian Pacific railway. 1'he
park is well watered with natural streams
and lakes, and makes an ideal game preserve. It will be fenced and stocked with
game of all kinds, and placed in charge of
an experienced game warden. The Calgary capitalists intend to build residences
at the foot of the mountain, to which they
will remove with their families. Some will
make Creston their home, and others will
reside.there during a part of the year only.
Reckless Smokers.
, Several cases have been heard at Fernie
recently of offences .against the coal mining
regulations, which forbid miners taking
into a mine pipes, matches, or tobacco.
Six delinquents were fined $10 each or 21
days' in jail. The magistrate intimated that
in future he would send culprits to jail
without the option of a fine.
Western Prooinces Demand School
The Manitoba legislature have appointed
a committee to draft an address to be sent
to Ottawa demanding that the school lands
be placed under the control of the provinces. Hon. G. R. Coldwell stated that
Alberta and Saskatchewan had decided to
join forces with Manitoba, and the three
provinces would unite in demanding the
transfer of tho lands to provincial control,
To Portray the Christus Is the Greatest Hon«r Which Can Fall to an
Inhabitant of the Little Bavarian
Hamlet—Some of the Peasants
Possess Wonderful Dramatic Powers—-Over 709 Take Part.
There are, no doubt, men and women, who, having witnessed that most
wonderful of all human attempts to
tell the Christ atory, the Paeaion Play
at Obenuzuuergau, Bavaria, are utterly unimpressed and who stoutly maintain tbat the whole thing from start
to finish ia "little more than a enow
of mountebanks acting for money."
This sort of person iB not to be envied. The quality or condition of
mind which can remain to the end;
either unmoved or antagonistic is'
something incomprehensible to the
ordinary mortal. For setting asido
every consideration of the moral quality of the play and looking at it simply as a dramatic spectacle, it is im-'
possible to deny to it a plaoe among-
the most masterly theatrical representations of the world. ,
To the masses—that is to the Bavarian peasants—the Passion Play is)
to-day as holy as it was when, nearly1
SOO years o^o the people of Oberam-,
mergau, stricken with terror because
of a plague in their village, knew no
better device to stay it than to vow
to God the performance of a Play of
tbe Divine Passion of Christ. Once!
in every 10 years it is presented and
then the quaint little village swarms;
with all sorts, kinds arid conditions;
of people, the great majority of whom'
are for the time,. at least, filled with!
awe and a profound sense of exalta-i
tion.    .        '
Acting in "the play"—to the Ober-.
ammergau people there is but one-
has been not only the one recreation
of their life, otherwise hard worked,
sombre, and stern—it has been their;
one channel for the two greatest passions of the human heart—love of approbation and the instinct of religious
worship; for the Oberammergau peasant, both these passions have centered on and in his chance to win fame,
please his priest, and honor God, by
playing well soine worthy part in the
Passion Play.   The hope and the am-,
bition for this have been the earliest;
emotions roused in the Oberammergau,
child's breast. . The greatest honor ini
all this wide world which may fall to.
a man is to render the part of the|
Christus, while the most shameful of
all misfortunes which may be visited
upon a resident of Oberammergau is;
to have taken from him, because of;
his unworthiness, an important parti'
he has once portrayed.    One man to
whom this happened  became   insane
through  grief.    Right here  it might
be well to explain a phase of the great
mystery     play,     which,     strangely
enough, is seldom understood and is
often-the_. subject of sarcasm on' the
part  of  many  tourists : who,   putting
it frankly, do riot know what they are
talking about.    This is the financial'
end' of the undertaking.7 Every dollar
of the money received goes into .the
hands of a committee selected by. the
people.   When all tho costs are paid
the profits are divided into four portions, one-quarter- is set aside,to be
expended   for  the   church,  for-   the'
school,'and for the poor; another for
the  improvement  of the  villager-tor
repairs   of ^highways,   public   buildings, etc-; a third is divided among;
the   taxpaying citizens of   the town:
who   have incurred   the expense   of
preparing for tho   play,' buying;the
costumes, etc.    The. remaining quarter is apportioned among the players,,
according to the importance of .their
■respective parts; as there are 700 of•
them, it i3 easy to see that the .^-individual gains cannot be very great.
The play—given on the uncovered
stage before an auditorium the greater part of which is uncovered—is di-'
yided  into  18  acts,   and   covers.;t;he
-tnriefrom  Christ's entry into Jerusalem, at the time of his driving; the
.money-changers out of the temple, till;
his ascension.   Before each act there
are given tableaux of Old Testament
events   which are   prophetic of   the!
scenes in Christ's life which are depicted in the act   following.   In the
second act is seen the high oouncil ot
jthe.,Jewish„Saijhedrim plnt.t.ing -maaa.
ures for the ruin and deathot Jesus.
This is followed by his Departure
frbm Bethany, the Last Journey tq
Jerusalem, the Last Supper, the Pinal
Interview between Juaaa and the
Sanhedrim, the Betrayal in the Gar.
den of Gflthsemano.
The performance of the play up to
this point consumes four hours; ana
as there is here a natural break in the
action, an interval of an hour's rest iq
taken. It comes none too soon, either;
to actors or spectators, after bo long
a strain of unbr^eii attention ana
deepomotion.     "
The next act is the bringing of
Jesus before the High Priest Annas;
Annas orders him taken before Cala-
phas, and this is the ninth act of the
play. Then follow: The Despair of
Judas and his Bitter Reproaches to
the Sanhedrim. The Interview between Jesus and Pilate, His Appearance before Herod, His Scourging and,
Crowning with Thorns, The Pronouno*
inig'of'H-B Death Sentence by Pilate,
The Ascent to Golgotha, The Crucifixion and Burial, The Resurrection
and Ascension. The whole lesson of
Christ's life, the whole lesson of
Christ's death, are thus shown,
taught, impressed with a vividness
which one must be callous not to feel.
All over the world people are already planning to go to Oberammergau next summer—"tho summer of
the 10th year." The first performance
will bo given tho third Sunday in
.'May, nnd on every Sunday and feast
day thereafter until tho coming of
fall, tho piny will bo presented to
groat (uuliencos. The "playhouse"
now in use was erected it years ago
at a cost pf $80,000. • /
Prices Quoted to Any Point
on the Lake
Ferry to Bear Creek every Friday.
Box 66
Kelowna, B.C.
Boat Builder
Launches, Sail Boats
Skiffs,'Canoes and Scows;
Roto Boats and Canoes
. for hire.
We have a splendid list of
City Lots and Fruit Farms
for Sale.
If you are looking for a home
call on us, and we will drive you around and save you
Time and Money*
Real Estate Agents
KELOWNA, B. C. phon.63
Cheap Fire WwA
Kelowna Saw-Mill Company, Limited
will deliver 20 inch wood for
$1.50 per Rick
Orders filled in rotation.
We are specially equipped for the production of
High-gradefob Printing
'and you will be consulting your own Merest in
letting us figure on your work.
"Re<.6rd-^ Print Dept
time of
srldorn livb out the allotted
threescore   yonrs   and   ten.
Vtry Dry.
A'  co.liish   bro.l.fast nnd   a   rubber
coat will keep a man dry all day.
Kelowna Fruit Lands are
the Pick rf the Northwest
Rutland is the Pick of the
Kelowna District
A Fine Home is for Sale at Rutland
Combining many of the comforts and conveniences of city life, with the pleasures
and profit of an orchard home.
Eight acres first-grade 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 perfecdy clean, and ready for
truck gardening if desired. Price, much
lower than is usually asked for similar
land. Terms very easy.
Also about 80 .uteres 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,
Klowna, B.C.
-y-l The Orchard City Record.
Thursday, March l'O
Tomato Culture in the
Home Garden,
How to Grow Early and Fine
Fruit for the Table
The increase in the growth of tomatoes
in this district, and the ever increasing de-
mand for this luscious fruit, has made it
one which is usually grown in the home
garden, as the grower knows that he will
usually get a ready sale for his goods.
A few words as to the planting and cultivation of the fruit will likely be' of interest
to our readers, and it is this fact that has
prompted us to reproduce the following
article from the Fruit grower.
" Seeds should be sown any time after
the middle of March up lo the middle of
April in the house in boxes or in a hotbed.
Place the rows about four inches apart and
sow the seed thinly one half-inch deep.
When the young seedlings arc about three
inches high they should be transplanted
in another box or bed to stand three inches apart each way ; or they may be planted
into two or two and a half-inch pots which
should be placed in a moderately warm
place. Give plenty of air to the young
plants during bright, sunny days, so as to
harden them and get them sturdy and
strong. The last week in May, they may
with perfect safety, be set out into the open ground, planting them three to four feet
apart each way. Dwarf kinds of upright
growth may be planted as close as two feet
apart each way.' They delight in well-enriched soil—the richer the soil the better
the returns.
"Tomatoes will do well in almost any
soil although a moderately rich loamy clay
is best for their ideal developement. Do
not get the soil too rich, as this will create
#the tendency in the plants to grow too much
vines and not set enough fruit. Judicious
pruning of the vines is advisable. It should
be done after the second set of crown
clusters has formed. Reduce the plant to
four of the best and the strongest branches,
pinching out the tops of them after the
plant gets about three to four feet tall.
Training the plants to stakes is an excellent
method, as it will not only give the sun a
chance to ripen the tomatoes earlier and
more evenly, but it will also make cultivation easy, keep the fruit off the ground,
and prevent, loss by rot or wet weather.
" Cultivate the ground freely from the
time the plants are out to the time you see
ripe fruit. A neglect of diligent hoeing is
a more frequent cause of unsatisfactory returns from the tomato culture, than poor
soil, unfavorable weather conditions or
any of the various causes which we are apt
to blame when things do not grow ripht.
Too deep cultivation would seriously disturb the many fine feeding roots which
penetrate the ground in all directions
around the base of the plants after they are
in the ground four or five weeks. For
best results, hoe shallow or stir the soil
frequently with a rake so as to keep the
crust broken and have a regular dust mulch
around the plants.
" Good seeds, sturdy plants, a fairly rich
soil, liberal and correct cultivation and a
judicious amount of water and sunshine
are all that is required to be successful
with tomatoes."
Westbank on the Move.
Mr. L-* D. Hitchner, of the firm of
Hitchner Bros., real estate and commission
agents, of Westbank, has gone to the
coast on a busines trip in the interests of
their large and growing business. He.is
picking up some good business, and is es
tablishing valuable connections with other
firms. Mr. Hitchner reports a good de
mand at the coast for Okanagan valley
property, and has put through some good
deals. Amongst them was a lake-shore
lot of Mr. L. A. Hayman's which was sold
for $3,000 to James Rae, of Vancouver,
B.C.'s largest wholesale and retail boot and
shoe firm. Mr. Rae purposes making it a
sunjmer resort. Mr. Hitchner has also put
through deals for some ten-acre lots in the
Glencoe subdivision to different parties,
and reports numerous deals pending.
Mr. W. Curtis Hitchner has reacently
closed deals for some 300 acres of Glencoe
land, a ten-acre lot in the Westbank subdivision, and several one-acre lots. He
reports a growing demand for Westbank
and local properties, as there has been
numerous transfers lately. He looks forward to a most active years' business as
indicated by the numerous enquiries he is
receiving through their advertisements in
Canadian papers throughout the Dominion.
He finds that it pays to advertise when you
have got the goods. Mr. W. C. Hitchner
predicts a great future for Westbank and
vicinity, 8nd believes that the place i_ on
the verge os 'a big turn. Westbank and
Glencoe, he says, are still in a primitive
and embryo state. Prices are yet low and
reasonable, but are rapidly increasing, and
will treble within the next year.
Sir George Reid, former premier of
Australia and now high . commissioner in
London, for the Commonwealth, says that
one reason that Canada is way ahead of
Australia in imigration is because of the
Dominion - campaign of advertising. " We
hope to change all that, though we hope,
too, that there will never be any unfriendly
rivalry," he said.
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W. C. T. U. Notes.
Conducted by the I.adiea of the Kelcwna brar.ch
of Ihe W. C. T. U.
C.^P^gJT>«giK7B3TO.;SCT^ TKTC.
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
Medical Temperance Propaganda.
At the International Congress on Alcoholism in London Eng. July 1909, a paper
which attracted much favorable comment,
was read by Mrs. Martha M. Allen,
Superintendent of the Department of Medical Temperance for the World's W.C.T.U.
Mr;. Allen was an accredited delegate
from the United States government, and
her paper as reported by the Union Signal
dealt with her work accomplished in her
department in that country.
She said in part:
" The National Woman's Christian Temperance Union was not very long in existence before some of its leaders became
convinced that the medical prescription of
alcohol beverages was one of the greatest
hindrances to the establishment of the people in habits of sobriety. Encouraged by
the example of the London Temperance
Hospital, the Francis E. Willard Hospital
was opened in Chicago. It now has a fir.e
building-7 It has done much to convince
those who know of its work that alcoholic
liquors are not necessary to recovery from
disease, for its constition provides that no
alcohol shall be used for any patient in its
It 1895 the National W.C.T.U. began a
very active educational work against alcoholic beverages as medicinal agents in a
department now known as Medical Temperance. This department has put into
book, pamphlet and leaflet form all the
best matter available showing what leading non-alcohol-using physicians both in
Europe and Amerian teach regarding
alcohol in the sick-room, and this literal.t re
ha3 had a large circulation both aracng
physicians and the general public.    N
The department began the public agitation agaist concealed alcohol and other
habit-producing drugs in proprietary medicines in 1897, and has kept it up continuously ever sinse. Medical journals have
commended the W.C.T.U. highly for its
work. The department has also" collected
the opinions of tuberculosis experts who
disapprove of alcohol in the treatment of
that disease and has sent them out to
thousands of physicians, and of the laity also, with excellent results.
The Churches
St. Michael and AH Angels' Church.
Holy Communion, first and third Sundays in the
month at 8 a.m.; second and fourth Sundays, after
Morning Prayer.
Litany on the first and third Sundays.
Morning Prayer at 11 "o'clock;   Evening Prayer at
REV. THOS. Cr.CENE, B. A., Rector.
Knox Presbyterian Church, Kelowna.
Morning Services at 11 a.m.; evening servicesat 7:30
p.m.   Sunday School at 2:30 p.m.
Weekly Prayer Meeting on Wednesdays at 8 p.m.
Benvoulin Presbyterian Church.
Afternoon service at 3 p.m. Sunday School at 2 p.m.
REV. A. W. K. HERDMAN, Pastor.
Kelowna Methodist Church.
Sabbath Service at 11 a.m.'and 7:30 p.m.
Sunday School at 2:30 p.m.
Midweek service Wednesday at 8 p.m.
REV. S. I. THOMPSON. Pastor.
Kelowna Baptist Church, Ellice St.
Sabbath Servicesat 11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Sabbath School at 10 a.m.   All welcome.
Wed . 7.30. Rev. D. J. Welsh, Pastor.
If you Want Your Jams to keep, they
' should be put up with
ane -ougar
All B. C. Sugar Refining Company's Products
Consist Solely of Pure CANE SUGAR.
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Read down
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Okanagan Centre
Short's Point
Donations of vegetables, fruit, dairy produce, eggs etc. will be gratefully received
at the Kelowna Hospital. If more convenient sime may te left at the shop of Messrs.
Cto.vley  Co ; Ltd.
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.
. Irish I Entertainment i
In the Methodist Church,
On Thursday Evening, 17th,
AT 8 P.M.
Will deliver his popular lecture:
There will also be a number of Irish Songs
> by local talent. *
Admission, Adults, 35c, Children, 15c.
New Spring Coats and Suits just arrived, ArtP=e5 ±S? who
demand the most in style and quality.    All the new fabrics, Bengalenes,  Ducks,  Pongee  Linens,
Cords, etc.    Prices, $4.50 to $24.00    Don't fail to see our showing.
Large Assortment of New
Fancy Lawn, Linen, Silk
and Net Waists.
Just Received. Stylish Models.
The dainty models now ready at this store have
never been surpassed. We have never before
shown such an assorment, and never before have
we presented such pretty styles. i
These new waists come from makers whose
perfection in style, fit, and finish have won for them
an unrivalled reputation.    Note these few styles:
Dainty Tailored Lawn
with fine tucks, sleeves long, with
dressed cuffs and collars, price
Pretty White Lawns
fancy embroidered front and long
sleeves, price <C |  QQ
Fancy White Lawn
cross  bar,  daintily  embroidered
fronts, long sleevas, price
$1.65 to $1.85
Handsome Tailored
Linen and Vesting
new embroidered collar and cuffs,
all very pretty styles, prices
$2.00 to $5.00
Every day brings something new, and worth having,
into the store.
A Magnificent Showing of New
Excellent qualities, moderate price, are the
characteristics of this store's new white-
wear. Of course style is not forgotten, it
is at all times assured at this store.
New Corset Covers
all sizes,
35c to- $3.50
New Night Dresses
some very pretty styles, prices
$1.00 to $4.00
New Drawers
styles open and closed, a large
50c to $2.50
New White Skirts
a big selection to pick from,
85c to $5.00
The colours and designs are unusually pretty this* year.
Our range was never larger.    We have them in* all the
New Shades and Fabrics.
Just a few Items: Ginghams, Chambrays, Dimitys,
Cotton and Linen Poplins, Pongee Linens,
Fancy Mulls.      Best Values, Largest Selection.
We invite you all to view the broad assortments.
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, worth a good deal for you
to know about this preparation.
It will often save you
money by saving goods
that would otherwise be
It removes grease, paint
oil, etc., and can not possibly harm the most delicate fabric.
It can be had here only.
Price 25c.
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Ladies* and
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Repairing and Pressing
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Notwithstanding the very unfavorable night and the state of the
roads, Benvoulin church was
crowded on Friday evening last
when the -debate between Rutland
and Kelowna took place upon the
subject: " Resolved, that in the
interests of Canada and the Empire,
Canada should establish a Navy."
The church was decorated with
national emblems, and patriotic
selections were given by Miss
Stewart, Mr. McKenzie, Mr. White-
way, and a chorus of little girls,
who opened the proceedings by
singing "The Maple Leaf." A
substantial collection was taken towards the Kelowna Hospital. The
chair was taken by the Rev. A. W.
Mr. LeRoy Dolsen opened the
debate in the affirmative in the interests of Kelowna. He is to give
a synopsis of his argument, but unfortunately, we did not get it down
in time for publication this week.
Mr. C. H. Leathley opehed in the
negative for Rutland and said :
We have listened to a very patriotic
speech from the leader bf the affirmative,
but it seems to'me that he fails to give us
any adequate solution of the great problem
which is facing the British empire and her
colonies at the present moment, and more
especially facing Canada as the largest and
oldest of those colonies. It is the purpose
of my colleague and myself to put before
you tonight a programme which we believe
will more effectively solve that problem
both in the interest of the motherland and
ih the b«st interest of Canada and the other
colonies. In doing this I propose to depart from the regular procedure- of debate,
and at the outset in as few words as possible to lay before you that programme.
Our proposal then to deal with the
problem of Imperial defense is as follows:
Recognising the immediate danger which
is menacing Britain's supremacy of the
seas, we would advise the parliament of
Canada to provide ships, munitions, and
men according to the best advice of the
British admiralty, accordingHo the amount
which Canada can reasonably be expected
to pay for, the vessels to be placed at the
disposal of the British admiralty as a first
step towards co-operation with .the Empire
in Imperial defense. So much, then, for
the programme. - ,
Canada is at the present moment facing
a crisis which is only second in-importance
to the stirring events'which led up to the
confederation of the Dominion. Up to the
present she has been peaceably and vigorously developing her country and her vast
resources. Under the protection of the
British flag she has grown in population
and in wealth, unmindful of the bitter
strife which has been progressing between
the nations of the old world for supremacy.
She is now just beginning to look further
afield in the search for markets for these
unlimited resources, and in doing so she
has. arrived, as it were, at the parting of
the, ways. She is now called upon to take
a step which shall lead her nearer to that
ideal of all patriotic Imperialists, or on th£
other hand a step which will lead to independence, to a solitary existence surrounded on' all sides by heavily»«rmed powers
who have had centuries start upon Canada
in the way of armaments. That this J
choice liet in the the question of a navy
must be apparent to everyone. A navy is
built for international purposes alone. To
protect our coasts from other nations, to
protect our trade routes from other nations,
to enforce our demands and respect with
other nations. It is for the purpose of
determining - our stanuing witiitne otner
nations of the world that Canada desires a
navy.    Therefore this choice must now be
On the question of the unity of the
Empire.Iittle need be said to prove to you
the utmost importance, both in the interests
of Canada and Greater Britain, that the
Empire should be maintained solid and
true. This is a century of union—all the
nations have been looking that way. The
union of the States on our border, the
union of the Commonwealth of Australia,
and the confederation of our own Dominion, all point to the same need of unity.
What is the factor that has aroused any
question at all against this spirit of unity
of the Empire . It is the spirit which is
usually known as the spirit of little Eng-
landism. Against that spirit, sir, we are as
bitterly opposed as any true Canadian
should be. But I am happy to say that
spirit is fast dying out in Great Britain, it
received its death-blow when Britain lost
what wouhl have now been her brightest
gem the United States, of America. .That
the spirit is almost dead and that the idea
6f a representitive colonial government is
fast taking its place has been in evidence
more strongly than ever recently. The
Colonial conferences may be cited and al-.
so. the. latest proposals in the reformation
of the house of lords by developing that
now useless body into an imperial senate
upon which all the colonies shall have a
seat according to the population.
. That is the true ideal sir, that is the true
patriotism which all loyal Canadians should
strive for. Build your ships in Canada if
'you will man them with Canadians
but let them fight under the flag that shall
stand for the greatest and. most powerfull
empire the world has ever seen.
This is no idle dream, it is a concrete
policy upon which Canada has now an
opportunity of speaking very loudly. If it
is worth while to spend $11,000,000 as one
little step towards the establishment of a
navy which must take anywhere from
twenty five to fifty years to bring up to
anything like a factor in companion with
the armaments of the European nations,
if that little step is worth the taking, how
much more so is the step worth taking
which shall solidify our" empire and our
dominion along the lines which I have just
The spirit of autonomy within that em-'
pire is our most valued privilege, and this
should be preserved intact. It is the spirit
of self government which has contributed
towards the growth and progress of the
colonies and the solidification of the em-
pics. What then/have we to fear for the
future except that the spirit of autonomy
will be still further advanced.
The best and most reeonable way for the
advancement of the spirit of antonomy is
by Canada and the other colonies having a
direct voice in the management of ihe in-
ternational affairs of the Empire. This and
this only would foster the spirit of patriotism towards the empire. 1 his would give
us the standing amoung the other nations
of the world which the far sighted Canadian is already looking for.
Taxation without representation has been
often and rightly raised as the danger signal of Canadians. And it is right that we
should ever keep that danger before our
<syes. Sp often and so energetically has
the cry been raised that there is little likelihood of Canadians ever falling into that
unenviable situation. Tlyft-advanced and
true Imperialists of Britain have no such
intentions, and the Imperial senate proposal
would for ever remove that menace from
the- colonies. Not only would we have
representation on that body so far as the
interests of Canada are concerned; but we
should also have a voice in the management of the affairs of the Empire.
Our policy, and our policy alone, I main-
Is expressed in every
detail of your business
Our study is to improve,
not merely imitate, the
individuality and distinctive character of
your office supplies.
Let us convince you on your
next order.
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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 Koses in B. C, all* the
leading varieties, suitable for this section, ,in good two-
year blooming sizes, 25c. each, $20 per 100, $150 per
i 000 ; smaller ones half price.
50,000 fruit trees in  leading varieties.   Let me price
. your list.
10,000/shade trees in all sizes and pi ices.
Greenhouses full of plants in all sizes and prices, from
$3 per 100 pots up> ^
Office and Packing Grounds,
3010, Westminster Rd., Vancouver.
tain, steers safely around that rock, that
danger point of taxation without representation. On the other hand the policy of
our opponents, while endeavouring to
avoid "the danger would carry us right into
it. If Canada built ships under the existing method of government, those ships
become liable, along with the rest of Canada in the wars of Great Britain. In the
event of war Canada would at least have
to defend herself, even if- she refused to
take the offensive. In the event of any
alliance entered into by Great Britain,
Canada in the same way becomes involved.
And this, gentlemen, without having one
word to say as to when we shall go to
war, or with whom we shall make alliances.
Is not that taxation without representation
in its worst form. This, I say again,
would be avoided by co-operation with
the Empire in Imperiakdefense.
The argument of the unity of the Empire
applies with equal force to the Dominion
at the present time. If it is in the best
interests of the Empire to preserve its integrity, surely it is of the most vital importance to Canada that the union of the
many different races with which we are
peopling this vast country, the union of
the widely separated provinces should be
preserved. The establishment of a Canadian navy at this time would be a very
severe blow to consolidation of the many
units which constitute this Dominion. The
patriotism bf the many different races is
widely different, and in many cases opposed
one to another, and Canada would be internally convulsed in any stand she might
take with foreign nations, such as France,
Germany, or United States.
The geographical situation also offers a
most difficult problem in the establishment
of a navy along the small lines which we
should necessarily be compelled to take for
many years to come. The little navy
which we could now build would have to
be always cut in two, one half on the
Atlantic, and the other half t the other
side of the world on the Pacific. Thus
neithej coast would be adequately protected, and jealousy would continu lly
occur in the phc'ng and manoeuvering of
the ships. Jealousy has already occurred
between the east and the west, even before
the navy has been more than proposed.
This would not be in .he best interests of
Canada as a nation.
The establishment of a Canadian navy
can only have one aspect, that of " Canada
first, the Empire next." That that is a
short-sighted cry I have endeavoured to
prove to you. It is a cry which, wh 1st it
has a ring of patriotism about it, is all the
more dangerous because of the hidden
weapon which it conceals. -
That  is  the substance of my argument,
gentlemen.   I have endeavoured to show
the  nature of the choice which now confronts Canada.    1  have  endeavoured  to
prove  to you  t at that choice lies in our
naval policy.   I  have enlarged upon the
importance of preserving the unity of the
| Empire.   I have also endeavoured to make
'the. claim  that our  policy  alone clearly
avoids the danger of taxation without representation.   I have pointed  out  to you
the  danger  and   menace which an independent navy policy  would be   against
the assimilation of Canada's varied population,  and  against  the widely separated
provinces of the east and the west.   Now
it only remains with me to emphasize that
proposal and leave it with you to decide.
We  stand   for  speedy  assistance   to the
mother country in the unequal struggle for
naval supremacy,  making that assistance
the  first step  towards  co operation  and
representation   in   the   management and
defense of the Empire.
Dr. Baker closed for the negative
making a very popular and welt
received address. He went into
the subject in detail, as to the
cheapness and effectiveness of the
policy of the negative against that
of jhe affirmative.
The judges, the Revs. E. B.
Glass and D. J. Welsh, and Mr. N.
D. McTavish, gave their decision
in .favor of the affirmative.
The late Hon. Henry Algernon George
Percy, commonly known as Earl Percy,
eldest son of the Duke of Northumberland,
died intestate. He left estate valued . at
£212,617 gross, with net personality £212,.
058. Letter* of administration of his
property have been granted to the Duke
of Northumberland as next of kin,
. Arthur Fraser Walter, who at one time
was chief proprietor of the London Timtt
and more recently chairman of the board
of directors of the pape, is dead of influenza
at his home, Bearwood, Berkshire.
Owing to the pressure of other work
Ernest Shackleton, the Antarctic explorer,
has abandoned his proposed scientific expedition to Alaska. This was to have
followed hia lecture tour of the United
States and Canada. Shackleton and his
wife will sail for America on March 19.
Temperatures for the Week
Ending March 9th.
These temperatures were taken about
200 yards back from the lake.
Max. Min.
Thurs 53 32
Friday 50 34
Sat   48 35
Sun .34 29
Mon. 46 32
Tue». .-. • 49 31
Wed....; 50 35
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All kinds of Nozzels, Hose, and Fittings
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Furniture Repairs and Upholstering, Picture Framing, Cabinet
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Sign Writing in all its branches. Saws Filed and Set
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Social and Prsonal
Charlie Quinn returned from a
visit to the coast last Friday.
Rev. S. J. Thompson returned
from Vancouver last Friday, where
he has been delegate for Kelowna
at the Grand Council of the Royal
Templars of Temperance at that
Cha3. Lodge, of Alvaston, was in
town last Thursday to attend the
Farmers' Institute meeting.
Messrs. W. A. Scott, J. Metcalfe,
Winslow and Hoy left on Friday
morning for Vernon. Messrs. Scott
and Metcalfe are en route to the
Kootenay district, while Winslow
relumed to the coast, afterwards
going south to Hood river.
H. C. Amos, of Okanagan Centre
was a visitor in town last Friday.
Mrs. Colquette and child arrived
from the east last Friday to join
her husband at this point.
T. W. Morden, of Pincher Creek,
Alberta, was visiting in town last
J. Gibb left last Monday for
Vernon, where he will visit the
packing school, which is in progress
at that point. He will \ return to
start the packing school here in the
course of a few days.
I     It is a pleasure to see Mr. P. B.
j, Willits around again after his recent
somewhat lenghthy illness.
Mr. Weddell has just undergone
an operation for the removal of an
abcess, which has been very
successful, and he is now enjoying
better health.
C. Quant has accepted a position
as steward on the Okanagan.
J. Gibb returned from his visit to
the packing school at Vernon, and
stated that it was the government's
intention to start the packing school
at this point next Monday.
K. L. 0. Co.'s 0-fice, Leon St.
a son.
-To the wife of Mr. A. E.
Saturday,   March   5 th,
Medicines that aid nature are always
most successful. Chamberlain's Cough
Remedy acts on this plan. It loosens the
cough, relieves the lungs, opens the secretions and aids nature in restoring the system
to a healthy condition.   Sold by all drggists.
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Electric Gyroscope Cars to Go
Two Miles a Minute.
The German Government is greatly
interested just now in a new system
of rapid transit proposed by August
Scherl, the well-known newspaper
proprietor of Berlin. Mr. Scherl has
embodied all his plans and ideas in a
pamphlet which is about to be issued
for the serious consideration of railroad engineers in all large centres of
population where the transportation
problem is growing more serious day
by day.
Scherl divides his treatise into three
parts. The first gives a summary of
the crisis in the railway system of
to-day; the second shows the way in
which difficulties might be solved by
his new system, and the third shows
the economical and social prospects iii
public life to be derived from radical
improvements over the present system
of rapid transit.
Considerable reforms are needed
where the traflic of passengers is concerned. First of all, the system of
steam engines must be done away
with. Experts agree that the railway
locomotive is the most wasteful of all
our steam engines, since it utilizes
only five per cent, of the power of
coal. An average speed of 62 miles an
hour is the limit of the steam engine's
practical power. Anything beyond
this must be classified as sport.- Th(
electric locomotive has already reached a high state of perfection in that
without waste it can be brought to a
speed of 125 miles an hour.
The one hindrance to the use of the
electric .engine and its full speed is -
the present system of railway foundation. The two-rail system at present
generally in use is an insurmountable
obstacle to great speed. It is first of
all impossible to lay two lines as perfectly parallel as is necessary for
great speed. The second difficulty is
to build, the curves with a radius so
large that the outer rail does not have
to be raised beyond the limits admissible. These two obstacles are to be
removed by the following innovation:
Swift passenger traffic to bo organized
with electric locomotipn on the one-
rail system.
To prove the technical possibility of
this suggestion Scherl caused experiments to be made in his own workshops with the inventions. of Brennan
and other Englishmen. The results
were most, favorable. There can no
longer be any doubt that vessels or'
carriages can be given a stable course
on a single rail by gyroscopic apparatus. This is a simple and safe means
of organizing the modern passenger
traffic in a satisfactory manner. The
foundation will no longer be exposed
to the continual shocks inseparable
from the two-rail_ system, and will
therefore be much less expensive. The
question of curves is easily solved,
since the construction of the carriage
enables them to establish their equilibrium automatically.
The carriage of freight is left to the -
steam railways of to-day, which, by:
having them relieved of the carriage
of passengers, will not only be able
to satisfy the demand of commerce
and industry but will become much
more profitable.
Ancient Doctors of Tibet.
The physicians of Tibet 1,500 years
ago employed the same means of diagnosing the condition of a sick person as the physicans of the present
day — they felt the patient's pulse,
looked at his tongue, etc. Among the
"remedies" which they recommended
were not only vegetarian diet, baths,
compresses, but also massage and
cupping. What is more remarkable is
that physicians who did not keep
their instruments quite clean were severely punished. The ancient Tibetans
were in this respect extremely modern. The old Tibetan medicine book
prescribes that healthy persons should'
"lead an orderly, sensible manner oi
The Oldest Game of Ball.
Court tennis is the oldest game 6f
ball that we have—that is *to say, it
goes back further in its present form
than any other.
Games of ball of some kind go back
bo far that there is no trace of their
beginning. In their simplest form the,
ball was thrown from one man to another. If we carry the process one'
step further and imagine the ball, or
whatever stood in its place, to be hit
back with the hand instead of being
caught and thrown we have, at once
handball, the original of all games
like tennis, racket, etc. Indeed, the
French name for tennis remains
paume to this day, because the ball
waa struck with the palm of the hand.
Superstitions About Sneezing.
Zenophon, Prometheus, Themisto-
cles and Cicero regarded a sneeze as a
favorable omen. Among the Hindus
and Persians, however, sneezing and
yawning were ascribed to demoniacal
possession. The Hindu snaps his
thumb and finger and repeats the
name of one of his gods. The Moslems believe that the dovil may leap
into a gaping mouth, and hence when
he yawns he draws the back of hia
hand over his mouth and mutters this
prayer: "I seek refuge with Allah
from  Satan,  the^ coursed."
Town and Country News.
. The City Council will meet on
Saturday next in the council
chamber at 8 p.m.
Did you see that mosquito that
was caught on the whai f last week. ?
It was on exhibition for quite a long
time—it being possibly the first one
captured this year.. Nevertheless
they are becoming more plentiful
now.   Another omen of spring I
Messrs. Ludlow & Wrigglesworth
have installed in their shop a large
meat refrigerator. The installation
will be a means of keeping meat
during the hot weather which is
expected shortly.
A wind sprang up on Saturday
morning,   and   blew down several
trees  near  A.   Wilson's  slaughter
ronu   house.     When   Mr.   Wilson went
The-. °ut  on  Saturday,   he  found ..the
fences broken in several places.
An alarm of fire was given last
Thursday evening, when it was
found that a quantity of pine bark
had ignited at the back of the store
belonging to Mr. K. F. Oxley. Mr.
Wilks, whose premises are next
door, was the first to give the alarm
and the fire boys were promptly on
the scene, carrying the hose through
Mr. Wilks' office .to where the
blaze had started. But by this time
the flames had been put out by
buckets of water, manipulated- by
Mr. Wilks and Messrs. Hall, and
Crook, and a.serious conflagration
stopped in its infancy.
The wedding is announced of
Miss Margaret Pearl Naismilh,
daughter (pf Mr. and Mrs. T. G.
Speers, to Mr. Alexander M. Cowan
on Wednesday next, March 16th.
The ceremony will take place at
the home of the hride's parents at
four o'clock. A
The- Ladies' Aid of the Knox
church make announcement of a
concert to be given in the Opera
House on Wednesday, March 3rd,
when Miss Eileen Maguire will
appear. supported by a strong
caste. Miss Maguire sings the songs
everyone knows and loves.. She
sings the Irish songs in Irish costumes as only an Irish girl can sing.
She-is .supported by Mr. Walter
McRaye, humorist, and Miss Lucy
Webling,. entertainer, who contribute largely to the enjoyment of
the programme.
A successful sale was held at
Davy's livery barn last Saturday,
among other things, several horses
changing hands. One large horse
caused keen competition among the
bidders, and it was not until a price
of $247.50 was reached that the
animal was declared sold.
A successful medal contest was
held last Thursday in Rowcliffe's
Hall, under the auspices of the
Women's Christian Temperance
Union. The contestants for the
medal were Masters Ewen McLellan, Clarence Jones, Horace
Fraser, Cornelius Knight, George
Curts and William Fuller—;the last
ri.vr.cd being pronounced the
w7;!,er of the medal, having given
lh<. best" recitation in "the cause of.
temperance. During the ^evening
Geo. McKenzie and Mrs. J. N.
Thompson gave some vocal
selct"on., while Mr. Shankie gave
a violin solo. A pianoforte duet
was carefully prepared at the
har'.ls of Mesdames. Dilworth and
Doi.on. A fine pianoforte solo
was givr-n by Mi.. Louise Adams.
The y^rforninnce /was- attended by.
a fair siv:ed audience, who. showed
their appiec'ation of the evening's
.Rfhc.irsair. for the " Mikado "
are r.A". hu";v-> .-ring three a week,
and tA work is gradually becoming
compile; it 7 considered thatthe
date on v. hich the play will be
produced will be made public in
a short-time.        .
■v pai
iyi'-« c
M. CaSde
of their frier
last Friday.
Mri'_ By.:-
nouncing ?.r
to be held
cliffe and Mrs. W. B.
: a party, to a number
in Rowcliffe's Hall
.   auctioneer,'" is   an-
unreserved credit sale
in  Rowcliffe's Halh on
Wednesday nf.xt, March 16lh.  The
be   put  up   consist of
effects and farm impli-
Our new stock of seeds for early planting are here, and
it is time for you to consider what varieties you wish to
plant," for'here you can get those most suitable for local
conditions, bulk or packages, of all well-known seeds-men
C. Josselyn
For Staple and Fancy Groceries.
LUut.-Qeneral Leach, V.C.
This distinguished officer, who just
icompleted his four years of command,
iin Scotland, was serving with the Kan-
'dahar field.force when he gamed the
•reward for valor. He was covering
the retirement of the survey escort.
who were carrying Lieut. Barclay, of
jthe 45th Sikhs, mortally wounded,'
iwhen, with some men of the Sikhs;
he charged a much larger number ol
the fierce Shinwarris, and by his de-.
termination and bravery saved the;
whole party from annihilation.
Wanted a Little Credit.
A highlandcr fell into a river and
after desperate efforts managed tiff
reach the bank in safety. His wife,
who had been a distressed onlooker,
exclaimed as soon as her anxiety wa*
relieved, "Ah, Donald; ye. should bej
verra thankful tae Providence for saving your life."
Donald was somewhat aggrieved at
what he deemed an unequal apportionment of the prodit.
"Yobs, yess!" he replied. "Provi-.
dence wass very goot, but I wass ferry I
clever, too, whatefer."—London Mail,
Captain Esterbrook evidently did
not wish, to see the boat service go
back to its old winter schedule,
and on Thursday somewhat startled
the inhabitants by bringing in the
Okanagan on schedule time, although it was considered that the
mishap to her smoke-stack hadfjut
her out of commission for a few.
days at least. First of all negotiations
were made to borrow the smokestack and whistle from our - power
house, as it was considered they
were not much good, but after that
a ' happy thought' struck the
captain. Remembering that the
York was out of commission,, and
that she had a little funnel all to
herself, it was decided to steal it,
together with her whistle. The
theft was committed in broad daylight, and on Thursday afternoon
she started her usual daily trip
down the lake, looking extremely
odd with a diminitive smoke-stack
and a whistle something a kin to a
small boy's penny trumpet.
It is learned with regret that Rev.
A. W. K. Herdman is labouring
under a very severe cold, which he
contracted when drving home from
the recent debate in the Benvoulin
church. He had to remain in bed
at. the beginning of the week, but
it is to be hoped he will be sufficiently recovered to take his
usual services next Sunday.
Arrangements are being made
for Mr. B. Hoy . to give demonstrations in spraying and pruning
both at Rutland and South Okanagan, At the latter point the
demonstration will be given in Mr.
J. H. Thompson's orchard on young
trees, and in Mr. Sweeny's orchard
on old trees. The date will possibly
be the 17th of this month at South
Okanagan, and the 18th at
articles   to
ments.    Mr. Par rat  is  proprietor,
and credit will begiven on approved
joint note far   all   purchases   over
the sum of five dollars.    The.-sale
starts at 2 o'clock.      7 77
Several of the.vacant lotsin town
are now being decorated ? with
notice boards. It is. about time
these vacant lots were built oft.
Don't forget   the   Farmers'  In-   '.
stitute   meeting   to   be    held   in
Ravmer's   Hall    on   Wednesday,
March 16th.  Mr. D. W. Sutherland ;.
is scheduled togive  a .lecture  on.
bees,  their    habits    and  how  to
successfully keep them. The lecture .7
is sure to  arouse"-.a considerable 7
amount of interest,  an<_7" everyone
is invited to be present. A popular
discussion on spraying and pruning
will also be given by Mr. T. Hill. 7
The proceedings vjill start at 3... .    *
A number of camps have starteH
on clearing work during the past
week. The Belgio -Canadian
Syndicate have sent but a number
of men, and a hew camp has just
been started by the Keldwria •
Irrigation Co., Ltd-
The sixth annual convention of
the Okanagan District Sunday
School Association will be held in
Summerland on Wednesday and
Thursday, March £3rd and 24th.
The evening session on Wednesday
'will" he from 8 to J 0:30 pin';, while
the morning and afternoon of
Thursday will be filled up with the
work of the association and numerous addresses. On Thursday
evening a banquet will be served,
starting at six o'clock. Delegates
should buy single tickets to Summer-
land and secure standard certificates from the agents at the points
where the tickets were bought.
Next Sunday morning Rev. D. J.,
Welsh will preach a special sermon
to children. Miss Dorothy Evans
will sing. A cordial invitation is
extended to all parents to be
present with their children at this
service. The evening subject will
be " A Good Investment."
, ChamberUin'a Stomach and Liver Tablets
nre safe, sure and reliable, and have been
praised by thousand* of women who have
been restored to health through their gentle
aid and curative propetties. Sold by all
The Y. P.S. of the Baptist church
meets every Monday evening at
7:45. A great interest .is being
taken in the studies in Social Reform. Next Monday evening the
subject is *' What to do for the
Criminal." Mr. J. B. Knowles will
open the discussion. .. There is a
hearty welcome for all interested
to be present and take some part
in the discussion. 7 '■.,. „.
The Kelowna Benevolent Society
will meet at the home of Mrs.
Morrison, Sr. on Monday, March
14th, at 3:30 p.m.
A lar&e shipment of hops left for
the brewery oyer the lake last
Tuesday. The first brew is now
completed, and will be released
about* the; end of this month. The
whole brew has been sold to local
purchasersv up and down the
Salmon Arm is asking for tenders
for the position of constable for the ,
municipality—tenders to be in by
March 12. _ S''V>
Thursday, March 10
The Orchard City Record.
nicing at one of the many beauty spots
on the Okanagan Lake.
The  Orchard City
of British Columbia,
more winnings in open com*
petition with fruit from all parts of the American
continent, than any other city in B.C
Js ere
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 moire congenial spot
to settle, in, where life's necessities, together with
a few of its luxuries; will not take so much of
the sweat of the brow in the winning., >
A few figures from the  Kelowna
Board of Trade Booklet:
4 acres of onions realized $2550.00
1 acre of tomatoes sold for $1000.00
\ acre of strawberries realized^$626
10 acres of potatoes yielded 200
tons and sold for $2800.00
\ acre of crab' apples realized $500
\\ acres peas sold for   -   -   $1420
10 acres four-year-old peaches sold
for $300 an acre on the trees,
1^ acres -of prunes yielded 25 tons,
and sold for $1125.00
19 acres of mixed orchard produced
" fruit which sold for $9000.00
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.
>.  ^ f\fi  *ht .   QXW^w
Tobacco Growing
Has, during the past few years,
steadily forged to the front as one
of the most profitable industries in
and around Kelowna. Inexperien-
growers can easily net $ 100 to $ 150
an acre. From $35 to $80 per acre
is made by letting the ground on
shares. All the leaf that can be
raised  here will be handled and
Many important projects are under way4or materializing in and around Kelowna, and a very large amount of
capital is being introduced into the Valley Land is steadily increasing in value, and property which two yeare 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,
' A?ll
AX: *;i
. Aim
'A:7*l Orchard
Thursday, March 10
Store of Plenty
Offers you the Finest Quality,
The Greatest of
Good Things to Eat,
at Prices which Save you Money
Special Values for Saturday:
Kelowna Canned Tomatoes,
reg. 2 for 25c, Saturday JOc.
Golden Wax Beans,
reg. 2 for 25c, Saturday, 10c
Sardines in Oil,
reg. 1 Oc tin, Sat., 4 for 25c
Clark's Pork and Beans,
reg. 1 Oc. tin, Sat., 3 for 25c
White Swan Soap,
reg. 25c. pkg., Saturday, 20c
Caverhill's Barley Flakes,
reg. 20c pkg., Saturday 2 for 25c
Bring your orders to Oxley's, and
save your money.
And  go   to
Phone 35 Phone 35
On Friday, April 1st, 1910.
Tickets now on sale.
Gentlemen, $Z, Ladies Free.
Tickets obtainable from any member of the Volunteer
Brigade, or from
HAROLD GLENN, Secretary.
2 Cents per word, first insertion and
1 Cent per word each subsequent
insertion, minimum 2S Cents.
FOR SALE—One "Peerless" 120 egg
incubator, used only 4 times. Apply
G. A. Fisher, Box 275, Kelowna. 3-7
May be seen at the City Meat Market.
S     FOR SALE—Fresh Milch Cows.  Apply
i W.   H.   Fleming,    Mount    View  Ranch,
Kelowna. 6tf
| FOR SALE.—One driving colt, rising
three, and one milk cow. E. Newby,
Glen Avenue. 9tf
A light delivery rig  and  harness.   Leave
particulars and prices at the Record Office
Married Couple to work on farm, wife  to
cook. Apply S. McGore, Hawksdale Dairy
Are you frequently hoarse? Do you have
that annoying tickle in your throat? Does
your cough annoy you at night, and do you
raise mucus in the morning? Do you want
relief? If so, take Chamberlain's Cough
Remedy and' you will be pleased. Sold
by all druggists.
Layritz Nursery
Johathan,    Mcintosh Red
Wagner      Northern Spy
Italian Prunes
Small Fruits
Grape Vines Shade Trees
A large quantity of stoch can yet
be supplied grown at Kelotona,
which can be planted same day
as dug from nursery.
Catalogue and Price List Free.
A. £. Boyer, Mngr.
A. R. Muirhead, Salesman.
Phone 110
Will be  held in Kelowna on
March 14th, and  all  desirous
of  joining   are   requested   to
, make application  immediately
to any of the undersigned
F. R. E. DeHart,    T.P.Hill
Hy. Birtch, R. S. Hall
Jas. Gibb, Geo. Rose
Vernon D. Wade.
Phones:  Grocery, 214    Dry Goods, 314     Office, 143
Is almost here, and you will be wanting all kinds of
First-class Seeds, and here is where you get them.
Red Clover, extra choice, Timothy, best quality
Alfalfa,      Bromus Inerus,     Alsike,
White Dutch,   Kentucky Blue,    Lawn Grass.
Yellow Globe Danver Onion Seed.
Earliana Tomato Seed.        Sweet Peas in bulk.
Turnip,   Mangel, Sugar Beet,   White and Red Carrot.
Peas, Beans, Corn, and all kinds of Packet Seeds.
Everything of FIRST QUALITY.
For Saturday, March 12th only, we will sell No. 1
HAMS at 2Qc. per lb.
On and after March 1st we will give a CASH DISCOUNT of 5 per
cent, in each and every department.
'    Headquarters for the Economical Buyer
Osoyoos Division Yale District.
Notice is hereby given that an application
will be made under Part 5 of the Water
Act 1909 to obtain a license in the Osoyoos
Division of Yale District.
(a) Name, address, and occupation of
applicant—George J. Fraser, Kelowna, B.C.,
(b) Ihe name of the lake, stream, or
source—Bear Creek.
(c) The point of diversion—Source.
{d) The quantity of water applied for—
IJ cubic feet per second.
(e) The character of the proposed
works—Bed of Creek, ditch, dam, flume,
(/) The premises on which the water
is to be used—Pre. 5332, 160 acres.
(g) The purposes for which water is to
be used—Irrigation and domestic'.
(A) If for irrigation, describe the lands
intended to be irrigated, giving acreage—
160 acres bench and flat.
{k) This notice was posted on the 3rd
day of Feb. 1910, and application will be
made to the Commissioner on the 3rd day
of March, 1910.
(/) Give the names and addresses of
any riparian proprietors or licensees who
or whose lands are likely to be affected
by the proposed works, either above or
below the outlet—None.
Kelowna, B.C.
Notice is hereby given, that the partnership heretofore subsisting between the undersigned, under the firm name of Kelowna
Manufacturing Company, has this day been
dissolved. The undersigned Frank E.
Small has retired from the business. All
the liabilities of the dissolved firm will be
settled by the new firm of Kelowna Manufacturing Company, and all debts due to the
dissolved firm are to be paid tothe said new
Dated at Kelowna, B.C., the 1st day of
March, 1910.
Witness: F. E. SMALL
Chamberlain's Stomach and Liver Tablets invariably bring relief to women suffering from chronic constipation, headache,
biliousness, dizziness, sallowness of the skin
and dyspepsia.   Sold by all druggists.
Celery and Seed Potatoes at
Oxley's.    Phone 35,
Sales conducted on per
centage or contract.
P.O. Box 383, Kelowna.
Nervous Exhaustion
When convalescing from IyaGrip-
pe, Pneumonia or Wasting Diseases, nothing hastens the return
to health like a short period of
treatment with '' Asaya - Nbtj-
raia." It feeds the nerves, induces restful sleep, quickens the
appetite, aids digestion, and soon
buoyancy of spirits and the sense
of restored vitality are attained.
A few doses convince. $1.50 a bottle. Obtain from the local agent.
Two work teams, two sets of harness, and
two  wagons.    For   part culars   apply   to
W. F. Bouvette, P.O. Box 448. 14ff
you want
A limited
- pen   of  a
Now is the time to get busy if
early chickens for winter laying,
number of eggs for sale from a'
fine strain of Buff Orpingtons, the best
winter layers, 9 hens of which laid 284
eggs in January and February. $1.25 per
13. Also a fine vigorous cockerel, same
strain.   Apply Record Office.
WANTED.—Cheap work horse, also set
work harness. Address Box B Record
FOR SALE.—Chatham Incubator and
brooder, nearly new. Apply S. M. Gore,
Hawksdale Dairy. 12-4
FOR SALE.—Twelve acres of good fruit
land on benches, with, water record,
also an 8-roomed house on Park Ave.,
Kelowna.   Apply P.O. box 175.    13tf
separately or together. A bargain, $50.
Apply Geo. F. Stirling, Kelowna.      13-1
Cottage, with four rooms, cellar arid outbuildings. House, with seven rooms, cellar and outbuildings. Reasonable terms.
Call and inspect. For further particulars
apply George J. Fraser. I3tf
A first-class servant girl.
F. Morrison, Harvey Ave.
Apply Mrs. R.
I pen of barred   Plymouth   Rocks  also   I
pen of White Leghorns.     Apply Box 155
P.O. Kelowna B.C. 15-17
Second-hand baby-carriage,   n good condition. " Apply Box 60 Record Office.     15
Some Splendid White Wyandotte, Cockerels bred from 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
An advertiser wishes us  to" continue  his
want ad in this column; because he has
made many sales hy it.   Want  ads bring
results. i
Seedling tomatoes  and cucumber  plants
Best _early shipping varieties.
for sale
Mack & Mason, Rutland.
15 tf
(Cook's Strain ) Buff Orpingtons, Utility
$ 1.50 for 13. $ 10. per 100. Also good seed
potatoes, Early Rose, from imported seed
last spring can be seen anytime. A. E.
Harrison, Rutland P. O. 15 tf
A small want ad in this column brought no
less than 8 replies, and sold the goods first
WANTED to buy lots in Prince Rupert
B. C. direct from owners. Apply Box 105
Prince Rupert, B. C.
The Rector and Church wardens will re
quire the services of a competent organist,
April next, for St. Micheal and All Angela
Church. Information as to salary and du.
ties may be had from Rev. T. Greene, The
Rectory, Kelowna, to whom applications
with copies of testimonials should be sent.
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 renewal of 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.
For Quick Sale.
A furnished  house, 7 rooms,
lots 5 and 6, 100 ft. byl49£on
, Lawson Avenue.   Price, $180^
j with furniture, $1900.   Very
'easy terms can be arranged,
' with only small payment down
Also a first-class Bell organ, $75
Apply R. H. Cole, Kelowna?
Another Large
New Wash Goods
Just Arrived.
A better and larger
assortment of Wash
Goods were never
shown before in the
New Japanese Crepe
Cloths, a large variety
New Scotch Zephyrs,
in plaids, checks and
stripes ^^
New Mercerized Linens, in all the new-
est shades	
New Ginghams, special, at 15c. per yard
New Prints, Crunvs
best make, 15c. yd.
New Plain Colored
Dress Drills, guaranteed thoroughly fast
New , Fancy Dress
New Organdie Muslins, etc., etc.
N.B. Just received per
express direct from
Switzerland, a large
assortment of
Embroideries, Insertions
All-overs, Skirtings, etc.
The Kelotona
Do You Know
real estate investments are the best in the
Okanagan in quality of soil, location,
prices, etc., and that they will triple in
value in one year ? Have you stopped to
consider? If not, just remember that
Westbank will be the largest, most industrious, and influential place in the valley.
Now is your opportunity. Most excellent
bargains. The lots are cleared, cultivated,
fenced, and have young orchards on them;
well irrigated, and have good domesti
water.   Prices, $175 to $200 per acre.
Other'most valuable land bargains
$25 per acre up.
W. Curtis Hitchner
Westbank    -   British Columbia
Is hereby given that I, John E. Wheeler,
intend to apply to the Board of Licensing
Commissioners for the City of Kelowna, at
their next statuary meeting for the transfer
to Lavigne & Dunk of the license which I
now hold to sell liquor by retail in the
Royal Hotel, situated at the corner of
Bernard Avenue and Abbot Street,
Kelowna, B.C.
Dated the 25th day of January, 1910.
Is Best knou}n on Water, the
Waltham Watch best known on
land, and they are cheqp now,
compared to other newer makes.
I haoe the Waltham Watch in
all grades and sizes, and would
orily be too pleased to show them
to you, and explain the merits of
this old reliable American watch.
If you are thinking of inoesting in a
Watch, it might be to your advantage
io let me quote you prices.
Bernard Avenue.
All work and goods  absolutely


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