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FARMERS' INST. MEETING.
.Governrnent Packing School Arranged - Will Hold Annual
Banquet - V. D. Wade Appointed Secretary.
CITY COUNCIL
A meeting of the Farmers' Institute was held Wednesday afternoon at 3 o'clock, with president
Speers in the chair.
Mr. Speers explained that the
meeting" was originally called to
|,hear a lecture from Mr. D. Sutherland on " Bees," arid also from Mr.
J. U. Dunne on "Sprays and Spraying." Owing to unforeseen circumstances both these gentlemen were
absent, and therefore the meeting
had, to be confined to., the general
business of; the. institute.
Mr. Speers then referred to his
visit to Victoria as delegate to the
meeting  of the  Central Farmers*
Institute.    He said that Kelowna's]
resolutions    were   practically   the
only ones which, had been tabulated and sent in to the Government
beforehand. ..   Consequently   they
had  been  well  received, and  all
had been passed with the exception of the one asking the government to give a grant to further the
growth'of tobacco in the Okanagan.
He said-that great interest had
been showp  in  the work of the
Institute, and that ri6jfe\ver,than^4J
(ji delegates Lad  attended  the convention.*:   The   showfed  that   the
'interest in the work was growing.
(He  thought  it was high time the
:-members  here  got together and
searched for more farmers to join1
'them.   Speakers_^>veret often  dis-
'appointed by the small attendance
at their lectures, and^this; was a
matter whichJBhot-ldbie remed%L
He had pointed out to '^item-%!^
Victoria that it -was not-much 'Use
a lecturer trying to describe a pest
or    disease   on . the   blackboard.
What was wanted was fop a practical man to-come down and give
demonstrations to the farmers in
the  orchards   themselves.       The
result was that the government had
promised to send an expert to go
V through the orchards of the members and  explain the  cause and'
cure for any pest or disease which
-, might be troubling them. A promise was- also made to send down
an  inspector of bees as soon as
ppssible. v
The question of a grant for
-tobacco experiment Vas the only
one turned down, but he thought
that a grant could eventually be
obtained if the government were
' approached in a different manner.
He went on to state that the
deputy minister of agriculture
would be coming here, together
with another fruit man, and that he
would ask the meeting to consider
the advisability of giving them a
lunch. ThVsy8tern^6Fgi^hglunch«i8
he explained, was usual in other
parts and he would like to see the
same system carried out here. He
then called upon Mr. Raymer, who
was also present at the convention
to address a few words to the
meeting.
Mr. Raymer endorsed what Mr.
Speer had said with reference to
the motions already passed, and
said that he was positive that if
the government ,was approached
the right way, that the depart-
our grant,  and
more  pupils if
to
provide
d\d not
company
the shed
l\
ment of agriculture would see their
way clear to give a grant ef $500 to
'the experiment of tobacco growing
in the valley. •
Mr. Speer asked the meeting why
they should not take some steps in
getting the governmet to start a
packing school here. He said he
had taken the matter up with Mr.
Hobson and Mr. Winslow, and
they had  agreed  that the school
I, could be run here as long as the
desire was felt for it. The Board
of Trade had been written to'in
reference to the subject, but they
had decided to refer the matter to
the agricultural and horticultural
department of their body, and he
was not sure of any definite steps
being taken on that score. He was
of the opinion that the institute
should take the matter "up, to work
hand in hand with the. Board of
, Trade,    and    that   arrangements
should be made for the school to
start on February 24th.    Summer-
V land, he stated, had offered to take
over
some more  pupils it  we
wish to move on the matter.
The move should be made, cc n-
tinued Mr. Speer, and the expense
in connection therewith would. not
be very great. All the government
required providing was a suitable
shed for. packing, with, fuel and
light. They also wished the town
to find its pupils so that the school
could" start without delay. The
difficulty in finding a shed would
not be very great. He had spoken
to Mr; W. C. Cameron, president of
the Farmers' Exchange, and had
found vthat possibly there would be
space enough in the old exchange
building and that that
would be willing to loan
for the purpose.
Mr. Burtch.said he had seen Mr.
Winslow with reference to the
subject, and he had- sail that a
grant was wanted to pay expenses.
Mr. Speer was  of  the  opinion'
that the only grant required was a
fee'of$l from each person.
7" A;> motion7was  put through accepting ;the .governmertt's offer of
a^acking school, arid, a committee
consisting of Messrs.- F. R. E. De
Hart,  T. "P.  Hill, Hy. Burtch, and
R.  S.  Hall,  appointed   to   make
arrangements.^. An advertisement
should  also Tbe  inserted  that:;tlv_
school A should  open" on the 24th
of February.'    -Ay-' 7:-A
y The next questionof importance'
was,;the-.- givingVbf^ a; banquet;• to
Ws^A. • Scot£ . deputy ^minister of
agficuTlire,'and^Mr.i Metcalf when
they visited the town on the 2nd
of March. ■
Mr. DfeHart cpnsidered -that it
would not be'possible to give, the
luncheon out of the funds of the
Institute as the finances were not
very great just now. ■ -,.--
Mr. Dolsen was of the opinion
that a good live committee should
be formed to get together a regular
banquet, tickets being sold to defray expenses.
Mr. Speer agreed with Mr.
Dolsen and thought that a general
meeting: of the farmers at a banquet
would be a good chance of them
getting together and finding out
the benefits of the the Farmers'
Institute.
Mr.DeHart said he would like
tb see the banquet an annual affair,
and wished to put a motion before
the meeting as follows: " That the
Farmers' Institute hold an annual
banquet. The first one to be held
on March 2nd. 1910."
The motion was carried unanim-.
busly and the following committee
was appointed to look after the
preparations and sale of tickets :
Messrs. Raymer, DeHart, M. Hereron, ;G. P. Dolsen and Mr. McEachern.
Mr. Do(§en suggested that a
committee should also be formed
to look into the question of placing
the general grievances ofthe farmer before the deputy minister.
Mf. Raymer said that in the
Department of Agriculture Building
at Victoria there was a large frame
hung showing the various medals
taken by the towns in B. G, and
the only one (conspicuous by its
absence), was Kelowna's. He had
spoken to Mr. Scott about it when
at the conventionand he had asked
" Did Kelowna win any medals ?"
The secretary was instructed to
ask for experts to be sent down to
lecture on ' Irrigation and Poultry,'
and also to request a man to be
sent to give practical demonstration
in the orchard.
Mr. Wilks handed in his resignation as secretary, which position
he said he was unable to keep
owing to the fact that he would be
leaving shortly for New Zealand.
Mr. Raymer complimented Mr.
Wilks upon the interest he had
taken and the whole assembly
showed their appreciation by loud
and prolonged applause.
The directors, after accepting Mr.
Wilks'8 resignation, appointed Mr.
V..D. Wade as secretary for the
present year. j
A short session of the City Council was held on Saturday last, Aid.
Harvey, Jones, Stirling and Cox
being present. A motion was
read appointing Aid. Stirling to
the chair in the absence of Mayor
Sutherland.—Carried.
Letters from the Kelowna Sawmill Co. were referred to the Light
committee, while a letter re tubercu- J
losis was referred to the Finance
committee.
The   following   accounts   were
then ordered to be paid if found-
correct :
J. F. Burne, Magistrate salary....... $122 50
Canadian National
Apple Show.
T. Lawson, Ltd., supplies  3 10
F. McClur'e, teaming  I 50
T. Hidson.vFeb. salary......  "... 80 00
A, O. Brunette, supplies to Fire
department  6-50
P. B. Willits, Stationery.  2 50
Aid. Stirling reported that the
Finance committee had agreed to
increase the grant of the City to
the Kelowna Hospital from $250
to $400 instead of supplying the
free   light   and
institution    with
power.
Aid. Harvey reported that as
chairman of the Board of Works
he had engaged a man to look
after the sidewalks, aind that the
man was at present engaged on
Pendozi street.
.'".;. The  city   clerk in   reply to  a
question said that Mr. Milligan had
decided not to go ahead with ;.his
idea of enclosing the verandah of
the   Royal   hotel  with   glass,  and
that  the  plans required   by the
council setting  out   the  addition
would not be required;-
7'With reference to the endorsing |
of a  motion  put forward by the
Vancouver City Council, asking the
Provincial government to take over
the handling of all telephone systems,   it  was decidedr to  let the
matter remain  on  the table, until
the next meeting of the council, as
the aldermen  present   considered
that the matter should be gone into
by a full council.
Aid. Stirling announced that Mr.
Aviss was willing for a special
clause to be put in his agreement
with the City whereby he agrees not
to lease or sub-let a portion of the
foreshore granted , hin* by the
council for the purpose of carrying
on his, business as boat builder.
Constable Hidson attended, and
asked the'council to discuss the
advisability of swearing in a special
constable to act for the city, as he
was now a provincial constable and
could not act for the City. He
drew attention to the fact that the
Chinese s were celebrating their
new year, and that the likelihood
of fire was very great. .
Aid. Cox advised that steps be
taken to remedy several dangerous
chimneys in Chinatown. He
requested to consult tne city
i'or in reference to the passing
of a by-law governing the construction of chimneys and the removal
of dangerous ones.
The council agreed that some
steps should be taken in the matter
and promised the question their
consideration.
The meeting then adjourned, to
meet again on Saturday next, Feb
19th, at 8 p.m.
was
soiic-
The idea of having a National
Apple show for Canada seems
now pretty certain to be realized.
The project can claim as having
as its orginator Mr. Maxwell Smith,
editor of the Fruit Magazine, for it
was in one of the initial issues of
that periodical that Mr. Smith first
put the project before the province.
Since this appeared the matter
has been threshed out in nearly
every fruit growing town and district in the province, and the idea
heartily endorsed.
It now appears that the first
Canadian Apple show will be held
in Vancouver some time in November, and a meeting was consequently called in the offices of the
Vancouver Tourist and Information
Association last week.
This meeting, besides heartily
endorsing the project, formed
themselves into a strong committee
to carry the scheme through. The
chairman of the meeting was Mr.
J. N. Ellis, while Dr. Rowe, of Vancouver, was present in the capacity
pf secretary.
A brief statement was made by
Mr. Maxwell Smith, in which he
set out the great success the National
Apple, show had attained in the
States. He referred to the keen
interest already manifest by the
different public bodies in British
Columbia in the proposal to hold
Such a show in Vancouver. Resolutions, he went on to say, had. been
adopted by all the agricultural
bodies who were congregated together , at the ' annual convention
held in Victoria only a few days
back, The newspapers had written
much in praise of the scheme and
advising its adoption. Mr. Smith
further added that he had the
support of all the members of the
Legislature, whom he had interviewed.
All present heartily endorsed the
project, and formed a provisional
committee with the idea of requesting the mayor to call a public
meeting with the object of forming
a permanent society or association
to look after the welfare of the
scheme. '
The following were appointed
to act on the committee: The
mayor, Sir C. H. Tupper, K.C., and
Messrs. H. A. Stone, president of
the board of trade; F. J. Procter,
president of the Tourist association;
J. J. Miller, president of the Exhibition association; A. E. Buchan,
acting president of the Canadian
club ; 5. W- Thompson, president
of the Trades and Labor council;
Campbell Sweeny, chairman of the
Clearing House association; W. M.
McKay, president of the Conservative association; J. H. Senkler,
K. G, president of the Liberal
association; R. H. H. Alexander,
G S. Douglas, B. F. Dickens. J. N.
Ellis, Maxwell Smith and Elliott S.
Rowe.
B.C. Fruit Growers'
Association.
British Columbia Fruit Growers' Assoc.
may be taken in hand by the
Government
That what has been known as
the British Columbia Fruit Growers'
association will be entirely reorganized and taken under the wing
of the provincial department of
agriculture in the hope that it may.
he braced up and made a vigorous, |
active, organization, was practically
HALLEY-S COMET
NOT 'DANGEROUS.'
The English Times publishes the
following letter from Sir Robert
Ball, the great English astronomer:
"I have received multitudes of
letters relating to the comet, and
so many have expressed alarm as
to the possibility of collision that I
venture to send you a reply 1 have
posted today to one anxious enquirer:
'My Dear Sir,—A rhinoceros in
The Morrison-Thompson hardware company have found it necessary to increase their capital
owing to the increase of trade during the past season, and have now
formed a joint stock company.
The new company will be run
under the title of the Morrison-
Thompson Hardware Co., Ltd. At
a meeting held last Tuesday evening the following board of
directors was appointed: R. F.
Morrison (president and general
manager), J. N. Thompson (vice-
president), F. Armstrong (secretary-
treasurer), F. M. Buckland, and F.
G. Davis. I
The Coteau Power company,
which is to construct electric railways in the Okanagan fruit growing district, has been financed to
the extent of $6,000,000.
decided at a recent meeting of the
association in Victoria.
President H. Puckle, in the course
of a brief address, frankly admitted
that the association had not been
doing what was expected of it.
Interest in the organization had
apparently waned,'and the membership at present was down as
low as 97. In this state the association could not do useful work and
the results of such. work as was
carried \ on were not satisfactory.
The fee had only been $1.00 and
and yeJf the membership did not
increase. Mr. Puckle felt that the
fault lay. not in the matter of fees
but in the association itself. It was
his sincere opinion that the whole
body should be reorganized.
Considerable discussion followed
amongst' the members who were
present, and W_ E. Scott, deputy
minister of agriculture, after it had
been explained that there was a
suggestion to have the association's
affairs taken over by the department of agriculture, made an address, in which he told of the
arrangements for -aA .■ :■■■
Big Meeting of Fruit Growers~at
Kamloops
in April, when the matter would
be decided definitely. All districts
of itjie province, ,l"4r. Scott said,
would be represented by delegates
at this convention, and the whole
question would be discussed at
length. Then, if the proposal was
satisfactory to the majority, ihe
constitution could be redrafted and
amended or cut down as the needs
suggested.
The election of officers for the
remainder of the term, or until
such time as there was a change
in the association's management,
resulted in the return of the following:, President, Mr. PuckleV
vice-presidents, Messrs. Johnson,
Brown, Shaw, and Wilson; secre-
Mr. Brandreth.
At the conclusion of the meeting
presentations of a case of cutlery
and a gold-headed cane were made
to_jCaptain Tatlow as tokens of
esteem from the members and
officers of the association and expressive of the good will which
existed between them and him
when he was minister of
culture.
full charge would hot fear collision
agn-
with a cobweb, arid the earth need
not fear collision with a comet.    In
1861 we passed through the tail of
a comet.   No one knew anything
about it at the time.    For a hundred  m'llion  years life  has - been
continuous- on  this earth, though
we  have  been  visited by at least
five comets every year.   If comets
could  ever have  done  the earth
any harm" they would have dene it
long ago, and you and I would not
be discussing comets or anything
else.   As  far as  I  can  learn, we
may be  in  the tail of the Halley
comet about May 12.   I sincerely
hope we shall, and I think Sir John
Herschel says  somewhere that a
whole comet  could  be squeezed
into a portmanteau.
; ROBERT S. BALL,
Observatory of Cambridge.'"
Lord Crawford has also written a
letter to the press calling attention
to the possibility of the appearance
Halley's comet being exploited by
the agitators and fanatics in uncivilized countries.
" In past history." he writes, "the
sudden appearance of a ^reat
comet was considered to be the
herald of plague; famine, and 'civil
wars, and as such has always been
utilized by the agitator and' fanatic
to raise the masses of the, peoples,
v^_ro*^assie*)s,under the-infipence. ■*
of; personal tenor ^n'd" religious
hatred, can easily be lashed into
fury against law and order. I have
seen a whole town on the banks
of the Nile demoralized and terror-
stricken by a total eclipse of the
moon: yet this is a phenomenon
of not infrequent occurrence."
To guard against such possible
dangers Lord Crawford suggests
that a series of. popular articles
should be communicated to the native press, written in the vernacular,
" announcing and giving welcome
to the comet which now returns to
visit our system after an absence
of more than seventy years."
As a result of the series of important conventions held at Victoria at the beginning ofthe month
G. H. E. Hudson has completed
building his new studio at the back
of his present premises. The addition makes a great improvement.
Mr. McMillan, proprietor of the
Moosejaw News, paid this office a
friendly visit on his way to California.
We are authorized to state that
the challenge issued by the Rutland
Debating Society recently through
the columns of this paper has been
accepted by two debaters from
Kelowna. Debate to be held in
the Benvolin Presbyterian church
on Friday, Mar. 4th at 8 o'clock,
eachside to choose one judge, they
to choose a third. A collection to
be taken in aid of the Kelowna
Hospital. The Subject is: " Resolved that in the interests of Canada
and the Empire; Canada should
establish a navy," the Kelowna debater* taking the affirmative.
Donations of vegetables, fruit,
dairy produce, eggs etc. will be
gratefully received at the Kelowna
Hospital. If more convenient
same may be left at the shop of
Messrs. Crpwley & Co.
At -a hockey match played at
Haug's rink lart Tuesday, Kelowna
beat Summerland by 9 goals to
4, a very fine game being reported.
The Smmerland boys came in on
the afternoons boat from Vernon,
where they had been triumphant.
; The death occurred on Friday
last of George Anderson Laidlaw,
at the age of 23. The funeral.service was conducted at the Presbyterian church by the Rev. A. W.
K. Herdman assisted by the Rev.
Cameron of Keremeos. Laidlaw
was a Mason and the service wm
largely attended.
Messrs. Glenn and Dalgleish will
put up a large cement- building on
the vacant lot behind Willit's store
to be used as an implement store.
The building will'measure 35 by
100 feet, and will be two stories
high.
W..C. Duggan has been appointed city police constable pro tern.
Mr. R. B. Kerr, secretary of the
Board of .Trade, was in receipt of
ho less than seven letters yesterday
— all asking for information regarding Kelowna. Six of these
were from the Old Country and
one from the prairie.
each of which was related more or
less to the agricultural industry, the
government is to be asked to consider die advisability of creating a
hew cabinet portfolio—a minister
to have exclusive* control of the
department of agriculture.
. Hon. Price Ellison suggested
At the same time a suggestion
has been offered that uniting this
department with that of lands
would be a practical and appropriate step, especially as the "Hon.
Price Ellison would appear to, be
by practical experience and knowledge eminently fitted for the successful discharge of his duties as
minister of lands and agriculture.
There seems ho cogent reason for
the; association of the administration of the department of agriculture with that of finance, which
has' prevailed up to the present.
Temperatures for the Week
Ending February 16th.
These temperatures were taken abdut-
200 yards back from the lake.
Max. Mil,.
Thuta ..,32. 20.
Friday. 38. .: 24
Sal. 37 20
Sun. :\ 38.   2V
Mon. 38 24
TueW: ...31 18
Wed ..23 2
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The Palace hotel is being renovated inside, and the halls and
rooms repapered—rather early trj
start spring cleaning—but Spring
is not so very far off now.
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Thursday, Feb. 17
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THE ORCHARD CITY RECORD
Published eOcry Thursday al the Office,
Kelowna. B.C.
JOUX LEATHLEY. Editor.
CHAS. H. LEATHLEY, Business Manager.
Subscription $1.50 per annum.
To United Stales $2.00 per annum.
Advertising rales upon application.
Communications
Under this heading commnnlcaiion.. icill
be receiced upon antj subject o. interest.
Letters must be signed, be brie., acoid
personalities. The Editor does not nee
e88&rilli| endorse opinions gioen beloio.
Kelowna, Feb. 1 2.
Editor Orchard City Record,
Dear Sir,—Kindly allow me to
mention through your columns that
many of us have seen the necessity
of forming a Women's Protective
League.
This need has been felt for some
time, but has been emphasized by
the recent actions of public officials
who look lightly upon violence
and insults inflicted on a most inoffensive young lady. In view of
the garbled accounts of this affair
which have been circulated, the
police commissioners have now
been requested to publish an
official 'report of the enquiry and
its results.
It is fortunate that the girl so injuriously treated in this instance
has so many friends, but the callousness of. the authorities shows
us in what position any lonely
woman might be if attacked by a
man of unbalanced mind.
The chief object of the League
is that no woman in our cit}' shall
find herself friendless when she is
molested, or when she suffers from
harshness or maladministration of
the law.
The secretary will be glad to receive any further names of those
sympathizing with the objects of
the League, and also to furnish on
request any information that she
can regarding the legal and.political status of women.
Yours truly,
DORA F. KERR,
Sec. Women's Protective League
The landseekers seem to have
turned their attention to this district lately, as several parties were
over inspecting the land last week,
among them being Mr. E. V. De
Latour, representing a Vernon
company, and doubtless some large
sales will follow, as several good
offers have been made to different
land holders.
Mr. L. A. Hayman seems to be
a good weather prophet. He came
over on Saturday and gathered in
all his stock off the range and took
them down to his ranch. He no
doubt knew of the snowstorm that
came Saturday night.
Mr. A. H. Davidson of Ewing's
Landing came down on Friday's
boat for a short stay with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. Davidson.
Mrs. A. M. M. Skae left last week
for an extended visit down the
lake.
If the snow lasts any length of
time logging will be in full swing
in a few days, as many thousand
feet of logs have been skidded
ready to be hauled down to the
lake.      '
Mr. U. S. Grant has been staying
with his brother-in-law, Mr. L. L.
Lake. Mr. Grant is an urgent
mover in connection with the West-
bank townsite, and is doing quite
a business selling off land to people
on the prairie. Among his many
sales of late is one whereby he has
sold two lots in the heart of the
business section to Mr. Charles
Marron, who is about to erect a
large boarding house. Several
new residences are to be erected
almost immediately, one of which
will be for Mr. J. E. Wheeler the
late proprietor of the Royal Hotel.
Editor Orchard City Record,
Dear Sir,— What is the city
paying insurance premiums on the
power house for ? At the ratepayer's meeting held before the
election Mr. Leckie stated that
if he had been insurance appraiser
the city would not have got one
cent of insurance, as the condition
of the policy had not been complied with, by allowing the sawdust
to  be  stored  inside the building.
Answering a question as to what
he would do with the sawdust, he
said: "You put me there and I
will show you."
Notwithstanding    Mr.   Leckie's
bluff and  bombast the conditions
as  regards  the  fuel  are  just the
same as they were before the fire.
I am, Sir, yours truly,
A RATEPAYER
The February Rod and Gun.
The best side of. the Cananian winter,
the side that appeals to every inhabitant of
our Dominion   and   countless numbers of
our visitors—the snowshoeing trips of the
North, receives prominence in the February
issue of Rod and Gun in Canada, published
by  W. J.  Taylor. Woodstock,-Ont.    A
Canadian Snow-shoe Song and A .Winter
Hunt emphasise the glories.of a season in
which  all   Canadians   rejoice.     There  is
plenty of variety in the number in addition
to these articles including big game stories,
duck and goose shooting, camping, protective work, fishing, etc,, and  no sportsman,   whatever   may   be   hi*,   particular
inclination,  can   feel   himself/ neglected.
An endeavour ia made to cover the whole"
Dominion   in   the   best  possible way and
that a large measure of success is achieved
is ilnwn by this issue of the*Magazine, in
addition to winter outings, firing,-summer
and fall.expeditions are now • planned and
the  experiences of  others,  given in the
most   pleasant* manner  in these pages, is,
not  uerely   interesting  but  most  helpful
,«n(l wl considerable adViWage to air who
seek to know more of the wonderful Sporting advantages of our broad Dominion.
News of the Valley.
HEDLEY
February thus far has proved a
trying time on the wood pile. As
much, or almost as much wood
was burnt during the first week in
February as during the last three
weeks in January. A glance at the
temperature readings will explain
why this is so. When the mean
temperature for a week figures out
irom 16 to 20 degrees of frost is is
mighty cold weather, no matter
hijw fine and bright the days may
seem. In fact, February has been
quite a bit of a josher—making us
think we were having the finest
kind of weather and all the while
the wood pile was slowly but surely vanishing into thin air.
Chinese New Year and Ash
Wednesday happened on the same
day this year. Fancy the "haythins"
beginning Lent with fire-crackers!
An advance agent who made
the mistake of assuming that there
were somewhere about eleven days
and a half in the week, and that no
time need be consumed in getting
from one place to another, managed to get the Stuttz Theatre Co.
badly twisted up in their dates.
As a result they were expected to
one or two different towns on the
same date.
PENTICTON.
H. Oliver and family moved to
their fruit farm at Westbank this
week. Their house will be occupied by Jos. McDonald and family.
Messrs. W. R. King & Co., offer
a prize of $5.00 for the best write
up of Penticton, its present advantages and future possibilities, to be
sent in to the secretary of. the
Board of Trade before Saturday,
Feb. 26th. The winning article to
be the property of W. R. King &
Co. The write-up will be inserted
in a well-known magazine.
SUMMERLAND.
The packing school evidently
had its effect on the hockey match
on Wednesday last. The opponents, try as they would, could not
get away from a 2-2 pack, even
with extra time played. Maybe
the " head" rooter was the cause
of it.   Eh ! boys ?
Summerland people are expecting the C.P.R. to commence the
builing of their new wharf as soon
as the spring open up. The location of the new structure will be
north oi- the present wharf, and
near the bathing house.
A  MERCHAiJi   OF   re/..
Description of His  ftise aid  His I_ \;
minious Fall
The merchants "I *•'»■ i'1*' '<• A"'
found all over Mnruirn. In din- ••our-'--'
All Mahtnoud inum-iies nut u.iii l.usi
ness on u inr^e sune U>- pi-i.s|ifi*
exceedingly mid pivst'iiiij pui> 'iiasf*
a black female slave i<> assist iiis <.\i:<-
in her duties. AH .viuhiiniud tnues a
house lu the Medina nuai'ier nt le...
overlooking the pleasant dive grove*
In course of time he huys two niiir<*
slaves and Is fiilny sci up a* a huitse
holder. "^
When his tirsi daughter is born
there Is great rejou-mg I he hatiy Is
Immediately stained .au over us dtii-
body with Henna am) then smeared
liberally will) miner and wrapped in
woolen cloths. On iiu- scvenin day
these are removed, /find Hie <-nlid w
washed for the lirst tune. \\ ii_a ih.>
girl has reached her lirsi year nei
bead is shaved, lemur.; a iiuie uili n.v
which Mohammed t-uiild niu-h her up
to heaven If he were <n disposed in
ber seventh year ner inur lias grown
long again. She is iin-n veiien, ami
ber proud father sets anoiii looking
for a husband for tier it is sun in.
custom to heiroIII children fi.iin in
fancy.
All ..labmuud prospers, and. save foi
a few domestic troubles, ms rtte runs,
smoothly. In the evenings All win sll
and smoke in Hie imsum ol ins lamiiy.
On Thursdays and Saturdays he vis
Us bis friends, they pass I he'time
in simple games oi cards or in listen
ing- to the weird efforts ol inn. rum
musicians uur men-Hani gets stout
as be approaches middle.uge. one daj
his world tumbles :iin>iit in;n Sucii Ik
t,be uncertainty oi hue in Moio.vo.
He was serving m tus simp wheu
tbe customer suddenly raised ins-voire
and cried'out thai lie was pelting fa■■•*>■
weight. The nivtisiiiion was terrible,
aud All vehemently protes-ed nis innocence. It was an arranged charge
by mi -enemy of the merchant; w tie
philosophically bowed \i\< head with
the saying: "kismet: Aline enemy ba<
found me. nnd ttie serpent reipurts
milk." Ihe nrbiiratnrs nr. railed, and.
having been nrlbed ptevlonsiy. tiiey
find lMahiiHiiid trinity and sentence
bim to the usual punishment meted
out to givers ot taise weights lie i.
dragged .to the southern wall of the
city, to a place where a lull irihinM is
erected. _By the irony id (ate p. is
within sight of his own house, \ rope
is made fast to ins riaiu wrist and
hoisted up until tiN |oes can inst toil' ti
tbe ground. Here he is left nil sunset. The idlers Jeer at bim, ami the
RUtnins of the ipiarin- pen htm with
stones and reluse At siledown ins
friends carry hi in hoine. a'poor, bruised and senseless le-nv. PrnUeti and
disgraced, ibtis ended ills career ns u
respectable merciiao' Morocco Cor.
Loudon (iruphic.     <$
J. F. BURNE
Solicitor,
Notary Public,
Conveyancer, etc.
KELOWNA, ::
B.C.
R. B. KERR
Barrister
and Solicitor,
Notary Public.
KELOWNA. ::
B.C.
CHAS. HARVEY
B. A. Sc, C. E., D. L. S., B. C. L. S.
CIVIL ENGINEER and LAND
SURVEYOR
Kelowna,    B. C,
W. T. ASHBRIDGE
CIVIL ENGINEER
Assoc. Mem. Can. Soc. C. E        Graduate Toronto
Univer«ity
Waterworks and Sewerage Systems, Pumping and
Lighting Plants, Concrete Construction, etc.
KELOWNA, :: B. C.
RICHARD H. PARKINSON
BRITtSH COLUMBIA LAND
SURVEYOR.
CIVIL ENGINEER
P.O. BOX 137
KELX.WNA
Dr. J. W. Nelson Shepherd
DENTIST
P. 0. Box 136 'Phone 86
Office in Dr. Boyce's Building.
Barnard Ave.
Oil Bathing.
0:1 bathing is a ren.iinr institution
among (lie Hindoos, a 11 experienced
masseur rubs the 01: on n< patrons,
friends or reintivs generally once a
week. And II is a l.-ut that moles,
warts and sucii tauiis of ihe surface
of (lie sliin ure verv rare turning mem
The new born intiini gels the oil lunn
dally for tony days I lie mienu^
are then gradually lesiutiieueil, nut n.-
will he considered n very -milium)
boy who during his s: 11001 days tries
to shirk the on tint li at least mice a
week. As u youngstei lie yeu< an th>-
time he is being bathed remaps it 1.
good for his lungs. Anyhow, unbuilt
thinks of finding .1 milt wnn the nurse
for the hallooing ol tier charge, huh
generally speaking 11 may be sain thai
Indians have belter lungs and hcte.
pectorals ns cnuipareii in me hod.
weight than the Kurupeuus. and the
feminine bust is decidedly fuller aim
more pertect.-C. .V Snidituba in Lancet.
COLLETT BROS.       .
LIVERY AND DRAY A
Horses* bought and,sold on commission.     Dray meets  all  C.P.R^
boats.   All kinds  of heavy team
work. 7'Phone 20;
JOHN CURTS   .
CONTRACTOR & BUILDER
Plans and Specifications Prepared
and estimates given for publicBuild-
ings.Town and Country Residences
JOHN CURTS, KELOWNA
PHONE No. 93
MONEY TO LOAN
On improved property also other securities
G. A. FISHER
ROOM 4 KELLER BLOCK
Fire, Life, and Accident
Insurance.
How to Carry  Books.
The I'hl'adelphin tree library permits pairniis to laui'.iiiit six bookn at
a time during certain mouths.
"It yod nre not going in wrap thoHe
books up let tne show yon how to
carry I hem." said one id Ihe nssisiants
nt the library recently.
Then the young wunmn slipped a
cover of one book Inside ot a cover ot
one sbe placed on the top ot It. building up a pile of six books in this
fashion, and Ibe man addressed, who
was currying the volumes home to
please bis wire, ibe render of the fan)
Ily, round bis rlltBciiltles were much
lessened. - Philadelphia  Press.
Skating parties at Gellatly's are
becoming frequent, and many
young people leave Peachland
each weekeri.1 to have a good time
on a, fine piece of ice near the
Gellatly estate.
If troubled with indigestion, constipation,
no appetite or (eel bilious, give Chamberlain's Stomach and Liver Tablets a trial
and you will be pleased with the result.
The_e tablets invigorate the stomach and
liver and strengthen the digestion.    Sold I
Too Much Like Work.
The happy mother of u seven-months-
old bnby. whose chief business seems
to be making a noise In the world, was
pitying her sister it visit, nud the other
evening young Master Hnrry, oged
seven years, was delegated lo onre for
ibe baby while bis elders were at
dinuer. 80 be wheeled It back and
forth, forth and back, the length ot
the library, giving vent to bis sentiments by singing, much to tbe amusement of tbe family:
"Gee -vhia. I'm glnd I'm free!
No wedding bells for me!"
—ladles' -Ipme Journal
MUSIC
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.
J. E. WATSON
Mu8, Bjac, A.T.C.L.
Teacher of Piano, Organ,
and Voice Production.
KELOWNA      •      B.C. '
tbo
An Expensive Production.
"You   were  very   lavish   wltb
snowstorm In4he third net."
"Yes," explained tbe manager. "I
bought that snow wben white paper
was not so high as If fcLnow."—Kansas
City Journal. W  M
Miss P. Louise Adams,
A.T.C.M.
.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.
THOMAS. P. HILL
BANKHEAD,
Planting, Pruning, Spraying
■a . '     *.   EtcA
P.O. Box 174, Kelotona.
Domestic Note.
"Give tbe devil his dtie," he Bold.
"I'm willing to," she snapped, "bat
you're In pretty good liealth, and he'll
have to -wait."—Atlanta Constitution.
by all druggists.
Llfo without liberty is Joy lew. bat
I life without Joy may be great.   The
greatness of life ta aacrlHce.-OultU.
ALFRED HANMORE
Pipe Fitter, Wells Dug and
Drioen
Pumps,  Windmills, Drains
etc., repaired arid installed.
Haroetj Aoenue.East.
Blacksmith Shop
IN BERNARD AVENUE
belonging   to   Mr.  S.  T.  Elliott,  from
September 1st, 1909
GIVE ME A TRIAL
SATISFACTION GUARANTEED
I. S. CHAMBERLAIN
KELOWNA        .<   -
HAY FOR SAIL
$7 to $12 per ton.
_*
Co,, Ltd.
H. J. HEWETSON, Manager.
Send Aus ymtr
P^^^d^
We can execute, them neatly and
cheaply, and give you satisfaction
every time. •
<PH0NE 94
n.4ter.;ifr,i. i f-i: ■ •. "jm**. ■.-rrr,vy Thursday, Feb. 17
Orchard City Record
3
WE   HANDLE
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.
HARVEY & CO.
Manufacturers of
Builders' Brick, Drain
Tile and Hollow Brick
'PHONE 28 ' KELOWNA
We  are   open   to
take . contracts for
Moving Buildings
AND
Pile Driving
ESTIMATES GIVEN
Clarke & Byrns
CONTRACTORS
Box 131 Kelowna
REMEMBER
THAT
GLENCOE
i
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
GLENCOE,
Westbank, British Columbia.
Sutton's Seeds
ORDERS TAKEN NOW FOR
Tomato Plant*
Cabbage Plants
Bedding Plants
Asparagus Roots
Rose Bushes, etc
H. LYSONS
Kelowna.
Greenhouse.
Belleoue Hotel
SOUTH OKANAGAN
Rates, two dollars per day.
Beautiful 'situation on the lake
front, close to the new wharf.
Fishing, shooting and boating,
and tennis.
Gilbert Hassell, Prop.
Q A WANT AD. in the
Record will bring speedy
results.
D. W. Crowley Co.
Kelowna
Ltd.
Wholesale & Retail Botchers
Goods delivered to any part of
the City
We give our prompt attention
to mail orders
Phone 12
During January and February
Grains Photo Studio
will be open only on
Wednesdays and Thursdays.
Cardinal Manning's Tomb.
The Archbishop of Westminster, unveiled an effigy over the tomb of the late
Cardinal Manning in the crypt of Westminster Cathedral. The tomb occupies a recess in the crypt corresponding to the recess
opposite, which is reserved for the relics
of St. Edmund, Archbishop of Canterbury,
and on it has been placed an effigy, cast
in bronze, representing Cardinal Manning
an archbishop in his cappa magna, and
holding his biretta in his hand.
From the arch over the tomb will be
snspended the cardinal's hat. The cost of
monument, which was designed by Mr.
Adam Acton, was about £700. Previous
to the unveiling a Requiem Mass was sung
to Felice Anerio's music.
Famous Hatter Found Dead.
Henry Heath, probably the most famous
hatter in the world, was found shot dead
in his office in the fashionable west end
last week. Although the case bore indications of suicide, the authorities began a
close investigation. Heath has furnished
headgear to a host of famous men in the
political, literary and fashionable world.
Australia's Yenture.
The first unit of the Australian navy was
launched at Goven, Scotland last week.
Mrs. Asquith did the honors. In christening the premier's wife said: "First born of
'Australia's navy, I name you Parametta.
God bless you. May you uphold the glorious traditions of the British navy in the
dominion overseas." The Parametta is a
torpedo boat destroyer of the improved
river class and registers 700 tons.
Final Election Results.
The final returns from the English
elections are to hand, and the standing of
of the various parties in parliament is as
follows: Liberals, 274; Unionists, 273;
Nationalists, 70; Labour party, 41, and
Independent Nationalists, 12. The Welsh
elections resulted in the return of 25 Libs.,
4 Labour and 1 Unionist.
Neto British Cabinet.
It is regarded as probable, in well informed circles, that Augustine Birrell will
succeed Herbert Gladstone in the home
office, Winston Churchill taking the Irish
secretaryship being succeeded in the
presidency of the board of trade by John
Burns. Burns probably will be succeeded
by Charles Hobhouse, who will thus get'*
seat in the cabinet. There is naturally the
liveliest interest in Premier Asquith's programme. Ardent Radicals demand enforcement of the old principle " redress
before supply," in connection with the
* Lords' veto, pointing out,. in reference; to
the Unionists' disparagement of the Irish
status, that, excluding Ireland the Premier
has a majority of 40, which is sfficient to
justify the strongest action. The Unionists,
on the other hand, do not hesitate to declare that Asquith, recognizing the dffi-
culties of his position,- is on the verge cf
resignation.
More Atlantic Liners.
From Glasgow comes news of important
additions to the North Atlantic steamship
service. The Anchor Line is calling for
tenders for a large passenger steamer to
complete the quartet employed in the
passenger trade between Glasgow and
New York. The re-arrangement of the
Allan Line Company's business is slso
expected to lead to additions to that line's
fleet.
NetoStamps.
To celebrate the coronation of the
Chinese Emperor Hsuan Tung a handsome
set of postage stamps has been issued in
the Celestial Empire. They are printed in
two colours, the central design being a
picture of the famous Temple of Heaven
at Pekin.
Peaches From South Africa.
Boxes containing fifteen South African
peaches were told for 7s. 9d. each at
Covent Garden, London, recently, while
small boxes of apricots realized as much
as 6s. each, and boxes of plums 2s. 3d.
P. and 0. Purchases a Line.
Sir Thomas Sutherland, chairman of the
P. and O. Line of steamships, stated
recently that his company had purchased
Lund's Blue Anchor Line as from Jan. 1st,
but do not enter into active management
until May. The ill-fated Waratah was
ono of the Blue Anchor fleet.
Mutiny is Reported on London
Boat
A serious mutiny on the London steamer Westmore was reported when the
vessel put into Sligo. Three men were
killed and several were wounded.
Rowcliffe Block.
A NATURAL WONDER.
Tt)« Devil's Race Course In the Blue
Ridge Mountains.
"Tbe Blue Midge mountains abound
in natural wonders." observed an old
resident of I'euuiur. "Most wonderful
of theui all, lu my opinion, Is the Devil's Race Course, which is but a short
walk froiff'l'emnnr.
"At Urst view this strange natural
phenomenon appears like a broad
roadway of great stones which extends away up the mountain in a path
oo human band could ever build.
Many of these great stones weigh
tons, while others are only a few iiuu-
dred weight. Lyiug close together by
the thousand, tbey present au extraordinary spectacle.
"Tradition bas it and scientists agree
that a tbousaud or more years ago
this strange track was the bed ot an
ancient river. The conclusion is drawn
from the looks of the stones. Tbey
are all well rounded and worn smooth,
showing tbe action of water, which
bad polished their rough edges no
doubt for centuries.
"But the mystery Is It this theory be
true to explain bow tbe great body ol
water was conhned at the sides, for
tbe course Is not hemmed in by high
banks, nor is It located in a ravine.
In fact, It stands somewhat higher
than the natural side of the mountain.
Tbe puzzle only intensities interest tn
tbe queer place and multiplies tbe arguments and theories of its prehistoric
origin."—Baltimore Americau.
THE ANIMAL MIND.
A 8tory About a Cow and the Calf
She Licked.
An absurd story is cited about a
cow, showing wb.t creatures of habit
animals are. This particular cow
would Dot stand to be milked unless
she could lick ber calf at tbe same
time. For a long time sbe always had
a calf of some age or other to lick,
but at last by ill fortune one ot her
calves died.
There Is no reason why a bereaved
mother should mourn ber loss just at
milking time, but there was tbe fixed
habit of making certain motions. The
farmer, however, was a practical
psychologist. He stuffed the skin of
the calf with bay and let tbe cow
have that to lick. To be sure, tbe hay
calf bad neither bead uor legs, but a
cow bas no general ideas concerning
the nature of calves nor any special
reason for assuming that calves should
have heads and legs. It felt right, and
it smelled right it enabled ber to go
through tbe customary motions at
milking time. Therefore it was sufficient
By dint of caressing and licking ber
little calf tbe tender parent one fine
morning unripped it Tbe bay Issued
from within, and the cow, manifesting not the slightest surprise or agitation, proceeded tranquilly to devour
the unexpected provender. — EL X,
Brewster in McClure's Magazine..
A Gentle Rebuke.
It was late in the year for .strawberries, but Mrs. Beacon was 'determined-to have some for Sunday dinner. Over tbe telephone came tho
news that they were "very fine,
ma'am; very fine indeed." Being,
however, a cautious housekeeper, she
decided to look over the fruit herself,
as tbe grocer, was not always to bo
trusted. »      •
"They don't appear very good," she
said some time later, examining carefully a basketful. "Tbey loo-"-_ero
she extracted one and tasted it—"they
look a little green.- 1 don't know. Just
let me try one." She took another.
"1 guess I'll take one box, please. You
don't put very many In a box, do yoaf
she Inquired.
"There was," said tbe grocer respectfully, "but there's been bo many ladle*
looking 'em over that there ain't"—
"You may give me two boxes," said
Mrs. Beacon.—Youth's Companion.
A few minutes delay in treating _ some
cases of croup, even the length of time it
takes to go for adoctor often proves dangerous. The safest way is to keep Chamber-
Iain's Cough Remedy in the house, and at
the first indication of oroup give the child
a dose. Pleasant to take and always
cures.   Sold by all druggists.
Lincoln's Religion.
I have never united myself to any
church, because 1 have found difficulty
in giving ray assent without mental
reservation to tbe long complicated
statements of Christian doctrine which
characterize their articles of belief
and confessions of faith. Whenever
any cbnrcb will inscribe over its altar
as Its sole qualification for membership the Saviour's condensed statement
of the substance of both law and gospel, "Thou shalt love the Lord thy
God with all thy heart, and with all
thy soul, and with all thy mind, and
thy neighbor as thyself," tbat church
will 1 Join with all my heart and all
my soul.—Abraham Lincoln.
Queer Friends.
On board the Union Castle R. M. 8.
Goth on a voyage from the Cape to
Tenerlfe was a little monkey belonging to one of the stewards.- It was
very fond of sitting on 'he back of a
tortoise, another ship's pet. while tbe
latter crawled about tbe deck. Although rather ill tempered and snappish with people, the monkey was al-
wnvs friendly with the tortoise, which
i le no objection to being used as
her steed.—Wide World Magazine.
The Little. Thing Counted.
The Pastor (dlnlup; with tbe family)—
Ah, yes, Brother Sinltliers, It Is tbe little things of this life that count! Little Willie (In a loud whisper)—Maw,
that's the sixth biscuit he's took.—fix-
change. 1>
Emotional.
"What sort  of  role doofi  Rounder
take in tho new clrnumY"
"An emotional one.   In the big scene
he is offered n drink which he bas to
.refuse."
KELOWNA WEST BANK
STEAM FERRY
Prices Quoted to Any Point
on the Lake
Ferry to Bear Creek every Friday.
L. HAYMAN
Box 66 Kelowna, B.C.
L. G. AVISS
Boat Builder
Launches, Sail Boats
Skiffs, Canoes and Scotos
Roto Boats and Canoes
for hire.
KELOWNA, B.G.
Labor bestowed on trifles Is Silly.—
MUtX-'fA^   • •  ■ aj
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.
DeHART & HARVEY
Real Estate Agents
KELOWNA, B. C. p_o«e 63
Cheap Fire Wood
Kelowna Saw-Mill Company, Limited
will deliver 20 inch wood for
■r ■ ■
$1.50 per Rick
Orders filled in rotation.
We are specially equipped for the production of
High-grade Job Printing
and you will be consulting your own interest in
letting us figure on your work.
"Record" Job Print Dept
Kelotona. Fruit Lands are   h
the Pick of the Northwest, j
Rutland is the Pick °f ihe §
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 perfectly clean, and ready for
truck gardening if desired. Price, much
lower than is usually asked for similar
land. Terms very easy.
Also about 80 acres of bench land, un-
planted. Best for early vegetables And
fruit.   Very cheap to quick buyer.
Apply in first instance, to
The Orchard City Record,
Kelowna, B.C. 4
The Orchard City Record.
Thursday, Feb. 17
Fruit & Ornamental Tree.
Having disposed of our nursery grounds to be cleaned
up by May, I am prepared  to  offer special  prices on
all cash bargains.
Splended assortment' of Ornamental Trees, acclimated
stock, having been growing on our grounds for years,
from 10c. up.
One of the best  selections   of   Roses   in B. C, all  the
leading varieties, suitable for this section, in good two-
year blooming sizes, 25c. each, $20 per  100, $150 per
1000 ;  smaller ones half price.
50,000 fruit trees in   leading  varieties.    Let   me   price
jour list.
10,000 shade trees in all sizes and pi ices.
Greenhouses full of plants in all siz?s and prices, from
$3 per 100 pots up.
M. J. HENRY
Office and   Packing Grounds,
3010, Westminster Rd., Vancouver.
W. C. T. U. Notes.
Conducted by the I.adi-s nf the Kelcwna branch
of the W.C. T.U.
The W. C. T. U. meet every second Tuesday of the month at the home of one or
other of the members. Visiters are always
welcome.
Shall I Drink?
From " A Young Man's Questions," by
Robt. E. Speers.
Continued.
The habit of drink, whether regular or
not, is a wasteful habit. The American
Grocer estimated the expenditure of. the
United States for beverages in the year
1900 as follows:
Alcoholic drinks  $1,059,563,787
Coffee       125,798,530
Tea         37,312,608
Cocoa  6.000,000
$1,228,674,925
The men and women who spend this
billion and fifty million dollars for strong
drink have nothing left to show for the expenditure but some weakness hidden away
somewhere us the sole consequence. The
beer habit, which is the easiest habit for
young men to form, is as bad as any in this:
It can be indulged anywhere, and its
innocence is imaginary. " Beer kills quicker
than any other liquor," said an old physician. IVly attention was first called to it-
insidious effects, when I began examining
for the life insurance. 1 passed unusually
good risks, five Germans—young business
men—who seemed in the best health, and
to have superb constitions. In a few years
I wai a-.azed to see the whole five drop
oil, .'C after another, with what ought to
have been mild easily curable diseases.
On conparing my experience with that of
other physicians, I found they were all having similar luck with confirmed beer drinkers, rnd my practice has since heaped
confirmation on confirmation.
At a recent meeting of the New York
Academy of Medicine, the question of the
effects of alcoholism  was discussed, and
. Dr. Charles L. Dana spoke of having studied caref.lly three hundred and fifty cases
of alcoholism atBellevue Hospital, of which
the most frequent form was dipsomania
and the next pseudo-dipsomania. Over
two-thirds of the whole had begun
drinking before the age of tweuty years,
and all before thirty years. As a rule, the
drunkard did not live more than fifteen
years after hit habit had been confirmed.
Whether beer or spirits, the effects of their
use are bad. Why should a man begin a
wasteful habit, which is io easily carried to
excess, which even if not carried to excess
does him no good, and does do him positive
. harm?
It is true, that in some associations, it is
hard for a man to refrain from drinking.
Many young men grow up in homes where
; wine is always on (he table. They are in
business relation where it is regarded as
the natural thing to drink, and peculiar to
absiain.    But conscientious principles are
respected everywhere when they arei pleasantly but firmly adhered to; ard even if
the principles are not conscientious, but
merely prudential, they will be offensive tr
no one, to whom they are not made offensive, by some personal unpleasantness on
the part of the one holding them.
The principle of abstinance should Lc
with us a conscientious, not merely a prudential principle. Our moral jud^meit
should so revolt from the terrible abu3e oi
liquor and the liquor business, that we
will refrain from the use of drink as the on
ly effective protest. The terrible risk ol
one act issuing in a second act, and thai
in a third, andjthat in the birth of a habit
with all possible consequences should maki:
us fear for ourselves, while what we sccoi
wreck and ruin around us shouldlc.vj us to
abstain for our brother's sake. This is the
high religious ground. Drinking keeps u.
back from the best in ourselves, and it
hinders us from the best helpfulness lowaro*
others. It is religious principle alor.c thai
will really stand all the tests in this matter,
as religious principle alone can effect whal
needs to be effected when men have gone
too far. At the meeting of the New York
Academy of Medicine referred to, Dr. Alien
Starr confessed " that the only reformer,
drunkards of whom he had knowledge,
were those who had been saved, not throug!
medical, but through religious influence.'
He declared his belief thatperiodical drinking was chiefly a matter fo moral obliquity.
The great^word for the young man is
"liberty." He wants to be free. Oftentimes he begins to drink with the idea
that this is a sign of his independence.
But this is the use of liberty for the purpose of enslavement. He only is free who
is master of his tastes and appetites, arc!
can look the temptation to drink calmly in
the face, and say, without wavering, " No.''
The man who says: "That is no liberty
That is slavery to hard asceticism, and is
cowardly. I am free because I can say
' Yes ' or ' No' as I please," may be telling
the truth about himself once in many
times, but for the rest, he thinks he can
say "No" when he wants to do so, because he never wants to do so.
The Robert Meikle Co. will
appear in tne v^pera i touse en
Febuary 25th., and will give their
programme under the auspices of
the Ladies' Aid of the Knox Church.
Reports from other parts speak
very highly of the.? work of this
company which is sent out by C.
P. Walker of Winnipeg, and all
lovers concert should not miss the
opportunity of being present next
Friday week. Tickets will be on
sale at Willit's drug store during
the next few days. ♦
An attack of the grip is often followed
by a persistent cough, which to many
proves a great annoyance. Chamberlain's
Cough Remedy has been extensively used
and with good success for the relict and
cure of this cough. Many cases have been
cured after all other remedies had failed.
Sold by all druggists.
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New crop npw arriving from our growers in
England, France, Holland, Canada, and the
United States. All tested as to vitality and
purity upon arrival. The 'best only is good
enough for our patrons.   Catologue free.
Business will be continued at our old stand
until May, after that- in new location which will
be announced later.
M. J. HENRY,
3010, Westminster Rd
Vancouver.
THE CASEJF GUERRE
One of the Queerest Stories of
Doubles In History.
AUDACITY OF THE IMPOSTOR.
He Deceived Not Only the Sisters, but
Even the Wife, of the Man Whose
Place He Usurped—The Return of
the Real Guerre and the Exposure.
Perhaps the most remarkable case
of doubles In all  history  is tbat of
Martin Guerre, a Frenchman, who
was born near Bayonne in the Brst
half of the sixteenth century. Martin
Guerre was the son of a well to do
farmer and brickmaker, and, as was
the custom of- tbe country at the time.
he married at the age ot eleven Ber-
trande de Rols, who had then reached
the age of ten. For eight years they
lived together.
Unfortunately Martin stole a bushel
of corn from his father. Frightened
by the heinousness of his crime, be deserted bis wife and fled to Spain.
There he entered the service of Em-
peror Charles V. and after several
years of campaigning seems to have
forgotten his wife, Bertrande. and his
baby boy, Sancho. At any rate, he
ceased to write home, and his family
lost all trace of him. His absenr-e
stretched on to eight years.
Then one evening a stranger arrived
at the tan of the village where the deserted wife was still living, lie at
once told his host that he was Martin
Guerre and recounted the adventure*
and hardships that had kept him from
home so long. The rumor of Martin
Guerre's return soon spread, and his
four sisters hastened to tbe hostelry
to welcome him home. Tbey found
him much changed. He had gout
eight years before, scarcely more than
a boy. Now he was a mature man.
bronzed and bearded. Nevertheless
they welcomed him, embraced Him
and carried the news to his \vir_.
Bertrande hastened to him at owe
When she saw him first she stanet!
back with misgiving. But be addressed her tenderly, repeated word f<>r
word their parting conversation micl
mentioned details that only a lniphai;.]
could have known. He even s].Mu> < i
the clothing be had left behind at.d
■where it could be found. Ben ramie
was convinced. She begged forgiveness for her doubts aud threw hen elf
Into his arms. An uncle arrivedr- fie.
too, hesitated, but the newcomer detailed to bim all the mluuriae of their
business transactions eight years tie-
fore, and he also was convinced.
The upshot of the matter was that
this newly arrived Martin Guerre returned home with his wife and lived
happily and without suspicion with
ber for four years. During this ti.ise
they had two chlldrtu. arid Martin's
father at bis death bequeathed him a
farm. $
However, a soldier passing tlircttuU
the village declared that he had ■;<•. n
Martin at the siege of Kt. Queniin.
tbat he bad lost a le>: there, hut tint
he was still alive, and the soldier left
a written deposition to that «ITei t.
The rumor spread th.Tt the man living
as Martin Guerre wan an Impostor.
Bertraude at this filcri a crlini;.,.l
Information against the man to w Imhh
for four years she bad granted tlie
rights of a husband. Do was d •stiiii-
ed in the accusation as Arnault du
Tllh and was committed lu prison.
Tbe prisoner said that the uncle Ind
Influenced his wife and that the whole
charge was a conspiracy to tleprive
him of bis fortune of 8.0U0 llvres. lie
submitted to a searching interrogator..
after tbe French fashion, and answered all questions satisfactorily, lie
told of bis campaigns uud revealed tin?
most Intimate details cf the family history. He relied for his defense, too. ou
the four sisters who still culled him
brother, on his four years' li.'e with
Bertrande with her consent, and pressed ber iu the presence of tbe judges to
swear that be was not her real husband, declaring tbat if she so swore he
was ready to forfeit bis head. Bertraude refused to take this oath She
was confused by his confident uuiuner
lu the trial 160 witnesses were examined. Of this number forty deposed
tbat tbe man was the real Martin
Guerre, fifty deposed thut be was Arnault du 111b, and sixty declined to
pronounce any opinion, owing to tbe
extraordinary resembluuce. lu spite
of tbe conflicting evidence tbe judge
prououueed him guilty. He ut once
appealed to the parliament of Toulouse.
On this appeal thirty witnesses were
re-examined. Ten deposed tbat be was
Martin Guerre, eight that be was an
Impostor, and the remainder confessed
tbat tbey were too bewildered to have
any opinion. Tbe judges were soroly
perplexed and leaned to tbe side of the
prisoner.       %
-By a curious coincidence just at this
juncture tbe real Martin Guerre made
his appearance on tbe scene. He showed the same marks on his face as tbo&e
borne by "the prisoner. Tbe men were
confronted with each other in court.
Even the four sisters, who till now bad
clung to their belief In tbe prisoner,
confessed their mistake. Tbe prisoner
lost his nerve, confessed his crime and
begged forgiveness. He was condemned to death and executed. The real
Martin was. restored to his rights.—
Conrad Oak In New York Tribune.
. "*
Originality.
"Why did you accept George?"
"He was bo much more original thaa
•the other fellows."
"In what way?"
"He was the one that tsfcad mt tn
_« hia w-UV'-Vwk.
ANGLICAN
St. Michael and All Angels' Church.
Holy Communion, first and third Sundays in the
month at 8 a.m.; second and fourth Sundays, after
Morning Prayer.
Litany on the first and third Sundays.
Morning Prayer at 11   o'clock;   Evening Prayer at
7:30.
REV. THOS. GREENE. B. A.. Rector.
PRESBYTERIAN
Knox Presbyterian Church, Kelowna.
Morning Services at II a.m.; evening services at 7:30
p.m.    Sunday School at 2:30 p.m.
Weekly Prayer Meeting on Wednesdays-at 8 p.m.
Benvoulin Presbyterian Church.
Afternoon service at 3 p.m. Sunday School at 2 p.m.
REV. A. W. K. HERDMAN. Pastor.
METHODIST
Kelowna Methodist Church.
Sabbath Service at IJ aim. and 7:30 p.m.
Sunday School at 2:30 p.m.
Midweek service Wednesday at 8 p.m.
REV. S. I. THOMPSON. Pastor.
'   BAPTIST
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.
C.P.R. TIME TABLE.
The sailing schedule of the S.S. Okanagan during the summer moiuhc is as follows.
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If you Want Your Jams to keep, they
should be put up with
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All B. C. Sugar Refining Company's Products
Consist Solely of Pure CANE SUGAR.
MANUFACTURED AT VANCOUVER,  B.C.  BY
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Company, Limited.
Read up
Daily Except Sundays
10:45
Okanagan Landing
8:05
Okanagan Centre
Short's Point
Nahun
7:15
Kelowna
(1:45
Gellatly
6:15
Peachland
Naramata
5:25
Summerland
5:00
Penticton
Read down
12:45
2:25
3:05
3:40
4:15
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MBHTS.
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SUCCESSOR TO A. R. DAVY
When you coant a choice
cut, gioe us a call,
or ring up 24.
Frank Bau.tinhim.er, Manager.
WANTEDS TO PURCHASE
-- ' ■ — —
Electric Light Fittings of all descriptions
At moderate prices.
Here is a special purchase we have made:
2 light Brush Biass Chandeliers with
Sockets, Shades, and Lamps, ^
installed in your house complete, $5.50
3 light Do., installed coinplete, $6.50
.Workmanship guaranteed.
Never before was such an astounding offer made.
CAMPBELL BROS.
The Kelowna Electric Light and Bicycle Supply Co.
BOX 160
PHONE 82
Opening, Spring, 1910.
See our Big Showing of New Spring Goods
from the leading Eastern and English Manfs.
Big arrivals almost daily.
<'
Following are the lines on show at present:
Prints, Ginghams, Chambrays, Dimitys,
Muslins, Plain and Fancy Wool Dress Goods,
Hosiery, Underwear, Whitewear,
Waists, Men's Shirts, House Furnishings,
Gloves, Boots and Shoes,
Ribbons, Laces, and Embroideries.
All are invited to inspect our showing:
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The Orchard City Record
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Winter
{Medi
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Winter is a season of changeable weather, wet feet, and
sudden attacks of illness.
Reliable remedies should be
in the home before there is
actual need of them.
You will find our
Sore Throat Remedies
Cold Remedies
Cough Remedies
Neuralgia Remedies.
Croup Remedies, etc.,
As good as can be procured
ready put up.
Provincial and General News -
.
Remedies at hand
to cope with attacks, may
mean a serious illness prevented, or even a life saved.
P. II. Willits J Co.
DRUGGISTS and STATIONERS
Kelowna.     B. C.
PHONE 19
Licenses for Salteries.
Hon. W7J. Bowser, chief commissioner
of fisheries, has not (led the British Columbia Salmon Canners' association of Vancouver that he has decided to grant -their
request for the abolition of the license fee
of $100 on fish salteries under certain
conditions. In the past where a saltery
was operated within a cannery building the
$100 license was imposed, even though the |
canners paid another license fee of.$100 on
his cannery as such. It was requested that
the fee be abolished where such works
were conducted in buildings already taxed
as canneries. The chief commissioner of
fisheries stipulates that the fee of $100 will
not be imposed on salteries conducted in
buildings already licensed as canneries provided saltery is owned and operated by the
owners of the cannery. If the saltery «»
farmed out to other people the license fee
is imposed. All salteries operated in
buildings not licensed as canneries will be
required to pay the $100 license fee" as in
the past.
J. A. Bigger
BUILDER and CONTRACTOR
Plans and Estimates Furnished
Residence,
10 Lawrence
PHONE 95
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promptly attended to.
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Record will bring speedy
results.
Character
Is expressed in every
detail of your business
stationery.
Our study is to improve,
not merely imitate, the
individuality and distinctive character of
your office supplies.
Let us convince you on your
next order.
The Orchard City
Record job Print
Department.
New Edison Wonder.
Mr. Edison recntly gave the first public
trial to an electrical apparatus, which he
claims will revolutionise motor and railway
travel. This is the long-promised storage
battery. It was installed at New Jersey in
a apecial tramway-car carrying twenty-passengers. Equipped with 210 cells, arranged under the seats, 200 of the cells were
for propulsion and ten for lighting the total
horse-power being fifty. The car took a
ten-foot grade with ease and ran easily under seemingly perfect control. Electrical
engineers, while reserving public comment,
admit that the battery had done what its
inventor had claimed for it. The cost of
driving the tramway-car with the new battery is a halfpenny a mile.
Church Work in Canada.
./•'
At the annual meeting recently of the
central board of missions it was announced
that archbisops of Canterbury and York
intend issuing a strong appeal for church
work in Western Canada. The Archbishop
of Canterbury wrote: "I do not think
there has been an occasion of greater
urgency, anxiety and responsibility in the
history of the church beyond the seas."
The Bishop of London said he wanted the
church in Canada to be a " British Christian
Church." If they did "not do something he
said Canada would growj up with no
British and no Christian church.
May Ash for Local'Option Bill.
" The question of local option is likely
to come prominently to the fore again,
notwithstanding the general understanding
on the part of the public that the matter
was disposed of when the plebiscite was
taken for the whole of the province,"
writes a Victoria correspondent of The
Province, who adds: "As the majority
was not sufficient to give the principle
efiect, or in other words to bind the
government to bring down permissive
legislation, the idea is prevalent that that
was the end of it for the time being, or
until a sufficient time had elapsed to
justify the conclusion that public opinion
had sufficiently changed to again appeal to
it by means of a plebiscite. It appears that
the leaders of the local option movement
are taking another view of the situation,
and will demand that legislation will be
introduced and passed to give local option
effect in municipalities or districts" which
have declared by a majority in favour of
it irrespective of the views of the rest of
the province.
Baden-Powell Coming.
" Be prepared," the watchword for the
Boy Scouts movement, has a special application now as the result of news
received from London to the effect that
General Baden-Powell, the founder and
head of the movement, will shortly retire
from the command of the Northumbrian
territorial division to devote his time to
the organization of the Boy Scout units
throughout the empire, and will in August
of this year appear in Canada. The
general will bring with him a patrol of
scouts from the old country to see and be
seen. His visit is timed for well on in the
summer, and tbe leaders of the movement
throughout Canada are confident that the
Canadian Scouts will make a brave
showing when they muster before " B-P."
International Cricket.
At a meeting of the Canadian Cricket
association htfld recently at Ottawa, these
officers were electee : Hon, president, His
Fxcellency Earl Grey; president, Dr. W.
E. Dean, Toronto ; vice-presidents, E. C.
Campbell, Ottawa, R. B. Ferris, Hamilton;
secretary, W. H. Garret.- Toronto. The
executive board will be appointed by the
Ontario and Eastern Canadian Cricket
associations. Last year's international
match was played at Montreal and was
won by the Canadians. It was also a
success financially. The fixture this year
will be played in Philadelphia in July.        J
Hinto to Retire.
Lord Minto is to retire from the Viceroy-
ship of India, in 1910, and the Daily Mail
says if the Liberals remain in "office long
enough to make the appointments, there
is no doubt that Lord Kitchiner will
succeed him.
Will Haoe Small Debts Court.
Several petitions from Creston for the
establishment at that place of both county
and small debts courts have reached the
attorney-general. It is understood that the
request for the small debts courts will be
granted. J. K. Johnson, proprietor of the
Creston Review, has been named as judge.
King Oscar Undergoes Operation
for Appendicitis.
The physicians of King Oscar Gustave>
who was operated on for appendicitis,
declared that he was resting easily. Grave
fears for the monarch's life are entertained
however, and the members of the royal
family are at-his bedside. It was reported
that there were indications of complications
which form the greatest danger "and that
the attack was taken in time it is believed
to be the most favorable factor in the case.
When the king was rushed from the operating table it was asaertecTthat a delay- of a
few hours would have been fatal
immediately.
U. S. Firm Will Build Argentina
Warships
Competing against the armament builders
of the world, the Fore River Shipbuilding
company, of Quincy, Mass., has just been
awarded contracts for the construction of
two new Dreadnoughts for the Argentine
government. The documents were signed
at the Argentine legation in London,
England, by the letter's minister and Rear
Admiral Francis T. Bowles, U.S. N., retired
president of the company. The vessels
will cost $11,000,000. Rear Admiral
Bowles said: " Our success simply means
that the United States has seriously entered,
the world's competition for the production
of war material. The' [Dreadnoughts we
shall construct will be more powerful than
any fighting craft now in existence.
Send Bill to Mayor.
•
The militia department has forwarded
to the mayor of Fernie, a bill for $745, for
blankets and camp equipment loaned to
the city after the great fire. Some of . the
supplies were lost and could not be returned. ' The demand for payment is
causing indignation in Fernie.
Seroice Was Disrupted.
The fire-alarm box system of the city of
Hamilton was disrupted recently, by a high
tension wire of the Cataract Power Co.,
being blown aganst the alarm wires. A
heavey current traveled into Chief Ten
Eyck's office and tore everything to pieces,
short circuit* flying all over the board.
The chief had to cut all the wire at some
risk to himself and then had to put out a
fair-sized blaze that started in his office.
-The telephone system was not interrupted.
CRIME. OF KIDNAPPIiG.
Smohing on Trams Abolished.
Hitherto it has been the practice in
Vancouver to allow'passengers to smoke
on condition that they rode on the platform
of the car. This system has now been
abolished. In reference to the change the
Western Call puts it rather neatly: " My
Lady Nicotine is not permitted to ride on
the B. C. Electric any more. Now if they
would only fine everyone who mentioned
real estate, what an ideal car it might
be.
Asserts That C.P.R. Controls Allan
Liner.
Syren and'Shipping says that the GP.R.
have secured control of 70 per cent, of the
Allan Line capital and that ere long the
old time independent management will be
a thing of the past. A certain amount of
importance is attached to the report, as the
Syren is an influential and {well recognised
shipping journal, published in London,
England.
Mete Canadian Bank Projected.
$ th is rumored that a new Canadian bank
is projected, to be named the Canadian
Mortgagejbank, with a capital of £ 1,000.000.
The primary object of this bank is the
granting of mortgages on land and houses
on the line of continental mortgage banks.
Canon Netoton Dies at Victoria.
Right Rev. Canon Newton, one of the
earliest misssionaries on the prairies, died
at Cadboro Bay, near Victoria last Thursday. He was one of the first missionaries
'who answered the call of the Bishop of
Saskatchewan in 1874 to serve in the district, and he wrote "Twenty Years in
Saskatchewan."
Some Queer Cases of Child Stealing
In Britain and Europe.
Fourteen years' penal servitude—
that is the punishment aet by British
law for the offence of child-stealing.
Perhaps it is this severity, combined
with the fact that judges have small
mer_y upon the offender, which has
made the crime known as "kidnapping" so rare.
But that the crime of kidnapping is
not extinct is proved by the recent
Southend case, where a baby 14 days
old was stolen from its parents.
So lately as last March the whole
of America was stirred by a kidnapping crime of a most sensational kind.
A ten-year-old boy, namod Willie
Whitl% mysterioly disappeared on his
way home from school. His father,
a well-known lawyer, employed scores
of detectives. They discovered nothing. $.
Then came anonymous letters, demanding a ransom of ".10,000, failing
which the boy would be killed. The
sum was at once handed over, but
there was still no sign of the boy. .The
letters, however, gave a clue, and a
man named Jamps Boyle and his wife
were arrested. The woman confessed,
ind was sentenced to 25 years' imprisonment, while the man got a life
sentence.
In Italy there is a considerable traffic in unfortunate children stolen from
their parents and taught to beg for
their kidnappers. Fifty years ago a
similar form of child-stealing was not
uncommon in England. Even now
it is not quite extinct, for not long
ago a woman was charged at the London sessions with taking an eight-
year-old boy from hi3 parents.
She had found the child in Bethnal
Green road, and, decoying him away,
had forced him to sell matches. Luckily, a policeman noticed the little boy
crying bitterly, and, after questioning
■him carefully, discovered the truth.
The woman is now serving a five-year
term of penal servitude.
A most extraordinary case of kidnapping occurred not long ago in the
Channel Islands. A man, moving
from Jersey to Guernsey, left his 12-
year-old boy' as the guest of a friend.
Presently came tbr> startling news that
the friend had sold his house and left
for America, taking the boy with him.
The father, with detectives, hurried
to Liverpool, and caught the runaways
just as they were about to embark.
He declined to prosecute, and took his
son home.
A week or two later the kidnapper
pturned up again in Guernsey. Next
morning the boy was again missing.
The father rushed to the landing
stage. The mail steamer was leaving.
He wired to Weymouth, and when it
arrived there the boy and his captor
were both aboard. This time prosecution and conviction followed.
As Eddy Krie^er, an American boy
of 12, was playing in a garden near
Hamburg two masked men sprang upon him, gagged him and carried him
off, while his mother, who saw the
'dramatic episode from an upper window, screamed mildly for help. In
this case the instigator of the kidnapping was the child's own father. He
and the mother had been divorced
some years before, and the mother
had the custody of the child.
In 1904 the father stole the boy at
Chicago and fled from the United
States to Germany. The mother, with
the patience of a weasel, got on the
scent, followed, and invoking the aid
of the German law; regained her son.
But she had him with her only 24
hours before he-was stolen -gain in
the manner described.—London Answers. $
"The Top of the Morning."
There is a beauty in the old Hibernian greeting that wishes one "the
top of the morning" which few of us
are able to comprehend. The morning, prime, with its fresh, sweet
hours of tonio breezes and untainted
air/the invigoration of body and
spirit, the impulse to start with the
birth of the day to do all things well
until the sundown brings its rest and
happy reverie and "depths of incommunicable dreams"—if you go a-walk-
ing in "the top of the morning,"
ready to be guided by nature, all
these wholesome influences will come
to you, and every hundred yards of
the way will find you stepping out
more .jauntily and with
heart.—London Mail.
Ellison School District.
CFrom our own correspondent.)
ii_,l«-_>—
Do you know that croup can be prevented ? Give Chamberlain's Cough Remedy
as soon as the child becomes hoarse or
even after the croupy cough appears and
it will prevent the attack. It is also a certain cure for croup and has never been
known to fail.   Sold by all druggists.
More Important Than Eyes.
The pretty young teacher was straggling to impart spelling book lore to
a small Italian boy. "Chief" was
the word under consideration.
"C-h-e-f" Bpelled Tony laboriously.
"Oh, now, Tony," she said, "you've
left out one letter. Can't you think
what it is?" Tony shook his shiny
black head. "It's name is just the
same as something you have," she
went on, looking straight into his
eyes. "I can see them looking at me
this minute, right out of your head-
two big brown ones." "Bugs!" shouted Tony triumphantly.
Indite Jewels.
The precious 0nd semi-precious
stones mined in India are the diamond, ruby, sapphire, spinel, tourmaline, garnet, rock crystal, and various
chalcedonic forms of silica, jndeite,
and amber. The ruby and jadeite are
the only stones produed in India of
considerable value. Lnrge quantities
of turquoise come from Sikkim and
Tibet, that from the latter country
being harder and of darker blue,
which gives it greater value.
What Jack Tar Means?
Mr. A. H. Bluke, M.A., lecturing
recently in London before the Photographic Society, said that few people
know tho reason why our sailors are
so often called "Jack Turs." The
name dates from tlie days of gossiping Samuel Pcpys, and is an abbreviation of the word "tarpaulin." It
came into use to distinguish the real
practical seaman, who knew his business, from the "swell" officer, who
did not always do so.
His Fatal Oversight.
He proposed to her by mail, and by
letter she replied. He rend her brief
refusal, then committed suicide. Alas,
he'd be alive to-day and she a happy
bride had he but read the poatsctript
penned on the other side.
The concert in aid of the new
public hall which was held in the
schoolroom on Tuesday was one
of_ the best entertainments ever
held there. The ''varied program
of songs, dialogues, recitations, and
instrumental music was a splendid
one and most successfully rendered
from beginnings to end. It would
be impossible to particularize each
separate item of the long program,
or to do full justice to each performer. The song by Miss Stewart
and Mr. Whittaker, and the duet
by ^Messrs. Whittaker and Hall
were exceptionally fine. Mr. H.
Schwab's comic songs, too, were
highly, appreciated by the audience
present. Mr. M. Hereron acted
as chairman, and several speeches
were made. The following was
the programme gone through:
Organ Selection ...Master Charlie Hereron
Duet: "Fairest Rose in June"
Mr. and Miss Naismit-
Solo: "Monarch of the Woods"
Mr. Whittaker
(Encore:."Hearts Bowed Down")
Recitation: "Aunt Tabitha" Miss Maxwell
Song: "In the Pale Moonlight"£tMr. Schwab
(Encore: parody on the same)
Solo: 'The Song She Sang"   Miss Stewart
Recitation; "Kentucky Belle"  Miss Carney
Duet: "My TeddyfBear"
Master and Miss Bulman
SoIof'The Grand Ship" :Mr. H. Hall
Duet: "All's Well" Messrs. Whittaker and
Hall
Dialogue   Miss Kate and Master T. Carney
Solo: "A Farmer's Wife I'll Be" Mrs. Speer
(Encore: "I Love You When the Sun Shines"
Comic Song: "Take My Word" Mr.Schwab
(Encore:  "Walker Walked Away")
Duet: "My Every Thought is of Thee"
Misses McGarrity
Song: "Rock-a-bye Baby" Miss L. Munson
Quartette: "Tenting on the Old Camp
Ground" Messrs. S. and H. Hall,
Schwab and Whittaker
Comic Song: Mr. Mitchell
Gramophone Selection: Mr. Munson
Song: "Dear Kelowna Land" Mr. Speer
Speeches by Dr. Baker and Mr. Dickerson
Negro Song: Messrs. Hall and Scwhab
Goodnight Song: Mr. Hall
Refreshments were served during
the evening. Financially, too, the
concert was a marked success, and
resulted in the handsome sum of
$39.20 being handed in to Mr.
Guest to be deposited in the bank
for the building fund.
There is. a good opening for a
music teacher to visit our school
district on Saturdays and give
lessons to a number of'children
requiring them. This want has
been kindly filled for some time by
Mrs. Geo. Stirling, but she has now
resigned.
I
DRESSMAKING
AND '
Ladies' Tailoring.
Mr«. OBEN
Of Vancouver, will open a
First-class Dressmaking
Parlor on Glenn Avenue,
near the school, on Mouday,
February 14th.
Fit Guaranteed.
Rates Moderate.
toi,,
Asaya-Nenroll-
THE    NEW   REMEDY   FOR
Nervous Exhanstsoix
Nervous exhaustion, the ailment
of the age, results from the destruction of nerve cells by overstrain faster than they are rebuilt.
The only remedy is Food, Rest
and increased nerve repair. ''As-
aya-Nbtoixl" is and makes
possible this cure. It feeds the
nerves, induces sleep,qtiicke__ the
appetite and digestion, restores
buoyancy of spirits. $1.50 per bottle.  Obtain from the following
P. B. WILLITS.
Read the Want ad-
column each week
If you don't find what
you are looking for
od in an a<
M. BYRNS,
Licensed
Auctioneer
Sales conducted on per
centage or contract.
P.O. Box 383, Kelowna.
Miss O'Reilly wishes to return
thanks for the pretty complimentary card received from an unknown
friend.
Spray and Spray Pumps
Spraymotor Spray Pumps.
Gould's Spray Pumps.
[Deming Spray Pumps.
Myers' Spray Pumps. ^
Auto Hand Spray Pump.
All kinds of Nozzels, Hose, and Fittings
Niagara Lime "and Sulphur Spray
Pindrays' Lime and Sulphur Spray.
Carried in Stock.
THE MORRISON-THOMPSON
HARDWARE CO.
When in town call and see our
Car of Cutters, Bob-Sleighs,
Harness, and Democrats.
S. T. ELLIOTT
Importer and Dealer in all kinds of
AGRICULTURAL
IMPLEMENTS 6
The Orchard tiiti- Record
Thursday, Feb. 17
M»l»^ra«lM«l-M_lllWI-WM«_W_^l)_tfi»UWM«M^
The Kelotona Land
M-H_L_TWkWmfWMM«M*iyWffiV*iHIil«Eg3»^^ ■
and Orchard Co.,
LIMITED.
RESIDENTIAL LOTS
IN THE CITY
Cadder Avenue        Abbott Street
Willow Avenue
FIVE ACRE LOTS
WITHIN ONE MILE OF CITY
LIMITS
On Easy Terms
TEN ACRE LOTS
ON THE BENCH
Under Irrigation and Domestic Systems
CALL OR WRITE
K. L. 0. Co.'s Office, Leon St.
The CITY MEAT MARKET
IS WHERE YOU CAN PURCHASE
A CHOICE ROAST
Any Day in the Week.
A TRIAL ORDER RESPECTFULLY SOLICITED
LUDLOW & WRIGGLESWORTH
Rutland News.
( From our own correspondent.)
Black Mountain School
HIGHEST STANDING FOR JANUARY
Senior Grades.
Advan.—Flossie  Dilworth, Arthur
Gray.
Junior — Jimmy  Baker,   Leontine
Lefevre.
Intermediate Grades
Advan.—Milton Bird.
Junior—Katheline Campbell.
Junior Grades.
Second—Consuelo Woolsey, Minnie Campbell.
First—Merriam Woolsey.
Primary—Mona R. Woolsey.
A painful accident occurred at
Rutland last Friday afternoon,
when Willie Quigley was severly
hurt through the overturning of his
rig, delivering goods for the McDonald store, at Mr. Harry Hall's.
The democrat was upset whilst
turning around, throwing Quigly
underneath. His head was badly
cut, and one ear was almost torn
off. Mrs. Hall tied up his head
and no one else being near the lad
drove home to the store, where the
doctor was phoned for. The
wounds being stitched and bandaged up, he was taken down to the
hospital the doctor's auto.
The latest reports of Willie
Quigley show that he is progressing favorably towards recovery.
The chief danger is that of blood-
poisoning, which the doctors are
doing their best to avert.
Rock is being laid this week on
the Black Mountain road. It will
be a great saving of tomatoes and
temper this summer.
Schell Bros, commenced last
week the building of a house for
Mr. Lock on her property at Rutland.
A meeting of the Literary society
will be held on Friday evening
tiext, Feb. 25th, when selections
from favourite authors will be given
by the members.
W. Schell has returned from a
holiday spent in the Eastern Provinces.
Mr. Pike is at present occupying
the Shanks abode, and visitors to
the Methodist parsonage will kindly leave their cards.
W. Craig left for the prairie last
week.
APPLICATIONS will be received
by the undersigned for the
position of water bailiff for the
Rutland Irrigation Co., for the
months of May, June, July and
August. Apply, stating salary
expected to
CHAS.H, LEATHLEY, Sec.
G. H. E. HUDSON
THE  LAGLh'.   tt£..
A  Screen   That   Protects   It   Against a
Too   Brilliant  Light.
Tbi> eau'le that si a res pi-midly nt th*
Sun has now been found io !»• nt> ti;;-
went of tradition.
M. de (Jhardounet, In ii paper com
ruunicaiod lo the .'rein-h Physical society, l)"s shown that the eagle's eye
has « special apparatus adapted in this
feat, though it seems probable Hun he
is not the only hint with this, useful
possession.
Tbe apparatus is not. however, the
"nictitating membrane" which all of
us have perceived tn looking even at
the barnyard fowl. That Is a mechanism designed merely to wipe the eye
and to keep it clear of dust.
M. de Chardonnet's discovery was
made while he was studying the transparency of the central part ot the eyes
of animals, lie bad already noticed
that the eyes of night birds, such as
owls, were more transparent than any
other for ultra violet rays, and he had
tried to push tbe experiments further
by ascertaining whether they would
be affected by ultra violet rays alone.
These experiments tailed because of
the absence of responsiveness on the
part of the birds, which did not ap
-pear to trmnifest any sensation in passing from darkness to light, whether
this list was visible to human eyes or
not. XI. de Chardonnet's failure led
bim to Inquire whet Iter there was nn..
organ of which he was Ignorant in the
bird's eye. such us would intervene in
such circumstances.
While dissecting a bird's ey» lie was
struck to find an organ to which
French naturalists have given provisionally the name or the peitrno or
comb. A better .idea of its lunt lion
would be obtained by calling it a parasol.
This organ is formed of a very thin
membrane, black-opaipte and situated
in the eye where the optic nerve penetrates it. The structure ot this membrane is such that the retina is completely masked when ihe "parasol" is
.open. It is reasonable to suppose that
the parasol is there lore a screen w
protect the eye against a loo priliiaiii
light, whether the liirhi Is visible lu
tlie ordinary sense oi whether it consists of ultra violet ra\s.
Photographer
Xmas Post Cards
and Views
Pendozi Street   -    Kelowna
Dr. Mathison, Dentist, Rowcliffe
Block.   Phone 89. •
FINLAND  SOBERS.
Effect of the Famous "White Niahts"
Upon  Vegetation.
The famous "while nights" ot the
north are a mosi «nt-prisinc pheii.iiue-
non to tbe visitor Irum seiu'.ieru .-limes.
It is a weird experience. deol.nv< A
M. Scott In - through i'inland.' lo sit
for the tirst time upon a veranda at
midnight and read a newspaper or t»
walk home troni a re. lauram at 1
o'clock in I be morning and to see people still gossiping at the street ci.riH'rs
or strolling along the promenade, under a bright, clear sky.
A spirit oi rest anl peaci N ovet all
the earth.   The sky I- ia;_"t. not with
the liery bi-illh|i>c\ ul   hilt with a
tender, gentle radiance. Tlie colors ol
the landscape have lioeunie softened,
but not blended. I" here are no shadows save for a wei k or two In .lune.
when the bright mm hern «ky at midnight projects tai"t. ghctlike shadows
toward the south Th.- sun just dips
below the horizon and m, more. I here
Is no division honwoii ihe sunset ami
the dawn The <»'•••' r-..v tiush serves
for both. %
Summer in linim d K In fact, one
long day Nevei ,a star is to be seen,
nnd when the Urst laim «tar glimmers
in the south It is a >\±u that the summer is past and that the autumn frosts
have arrived.
The long light has a marvelous effort
upon vegetation, loreing its growth at
hothouse pace. The "white ni-_hts" account both for the suddenness ol the
burgeoning and tor the ii:irn-l[> ot
the heat. Land and water have no
time to cool. One cannot (ail to Lie
struck with the enormous size of tlie
(nllage upon tin'' oak ami tt.i\\.In.rii
trees as compared to thai to whr-h we
nre nccii. innuM itotaulsts have explained this as being due <" the inr.-'-r
supply of light. It has sometimes lieen
suggested that we may hasten the harvests by Ihe use ot ariillcial lights.
Nature herself does this I or the I In-
nisb farmer.
While it it often impossible to prevent
an accident, it is never impoMible to be
prepared—it ia not beyond any one's purse.
Invest 25 cents in a bottle of Chamberlain's
Liniment and u are prepared for sprains,
bruises and e injuries. Sold by all
druggists.
Phone 34
Hot-Bed Time.
Phone 34
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. C Josselyn
For Staple and Fancy, Groceries.
The Eroadax.
A city man who ivpiiI out Into the
Or.arks to learn to make railroad ties
was asked by a native whether he was
right or left handed.
"If you arc leit handed," he was told,
"you will have to get a left handed
hroadax."
The city man replied: "I'm wise to
this, left handed monkey wrench business. I'm from the city, but I know
there is no such thing ns a left handed brnndiiz." But he was wrong. A
broadns Is beveled on one side only.
A left handed mini must buve an ux
with tbe bevel on the left side.-Kansas City Times.    A
Ail Against Him.
A tailor who was defendant Id a
ease tried iu court seemed much cast
dowu when brought up tor trial.
••What's tbe trouble'.'' whispered bis
counsel, observing bis clieut's distress'
as be surveyed the jurymen.
"It looks pretty bad tor me," said
the defendant, "unless some steps are
taken to dismiss tbat jury aud get in
a new lot. There ain't a man among
'em but wbat owes me money for
clothes."
Vain Regrets.
Mrs. ilenham-How much did you
pay the minister when we were married'. Men hum-Don't usk me, 1 bate
ta admit thai I paid him auythliig.-
New   l ori? Tress.
(lomifs   come   by   diligence;   riches I
bj.ii.-; iittu economy.- Davin,
There were great doings down
Chinatown last Thursday. The
occasion was the Ayakik or chief
day in the Chinese new year celebrations, which extend over a
period of ten days. Enormous
numbers of crackers were let off
and the din for some hours was
terriffic. The expense of these
fireworks is said to have reached
over a thousand dollars. One
of the enthusiastic Chinks confess-
ed~ to having spent over $400,
while another blew in " over $250
in one hour" as he expressed  it.
Mr. A. R. Davy has stocked his
livery barn with several additional
horses, and has a couple of rubber
tired rigs on the way. He intends
holding auction sales every other
week at the barn, and vill accept
for auction any property a person
wants to get rid of.
A» number of friends paid a visit
to the Belle Vue hotel at South
Okanagan last Sunday and spent a
very enjoyable time as the guest of
Mr. and Mrs. Hassell. Most of the
day was spent with music, and it
was not until late that the party
broke up and the long journey
through the snow back to town
was made.
An exceptionally fine show of
moving pictures was given in the
Rowcliffe Hall last Friday.¥ It is
the intention of the proprietors to
call here once a week, in all probability on Fridays. Handbills will
announce their "next visit.
Rev. S. J. Thompson will give a
lecture on Mar: 17 in connection
with the Epworth League of the
Methodist church, taking as his
subject " Ireland and the Irish."
The general, annual meeting of
the Kelowna Cricket Club will be
held in the Lake View hotel at
2:30 tomorrow (Friday). All members and intending members are
asked to be present.
Miss Fannie Copeland gave a
St. Valentine's party to a number
of her friends last Monday, and all
present report one of the jolliest
evenings spent during the winter.
For the occasion the house was
very neatly decorated with paper
bearts and cupids, and the tables
were decorated with heart-shaped
centre pieces, serviettes and rings.
The choice assortment of edibles
served were also suggestive of the
various characters that go to represent the feast of St. Valentine,
and the cupids fluttered round the
tables serving those who had the
good luck to be present. The rest
of the evening was spent in games
and Valentine contests, the winners
of the [prizes of the latter being
Miss Anderson and Miss Anna
Knight.
Rehearsals for "Mikado" are
now going steadily on, and the
principals are making great headway with their parts. So far the
caste has been made out so as to
include a number of the old
favourites, and it is almost certain
that Mr. R. C. Reed will take the
part of Ko-ko and Mr. Graham the
part of the Mikado. The chief
female'parts will be taken by Mrs.
(Dr.) Huycke and MissCoppinger..
A dance & concert will be held
in the Opera House on Monday,
February 28th, for the purpose of
giving Mr. J. W. Wilks a good
send off. A large programme is
being prepared, and tickets will be
issued and on sale at the drug
store within the next few days.
Fire broke out last Thursday in
Chinatown in the warehouse belonging to Sam Lee. It appears
that the occupants we out celebrating their New Year, when an oil
lamp which had been left burning
managed somehow to set fire to
some woodwork inside the house.
Some Chinamen noticed smoke
issuing from cracks in the walls,
and getting to work with axes and
pails af water, soon had the flames
out, and none too soon, as in a
few more minutes the whole building would have been ablaze.
An auction sale is to be held on
Saturday in Davy's (late Blackwood's) livery barn. The proceedings will start at 2 p.m. sharp. M.
Byrns is the auctioneer.
The sawmill started work for a
few days last Monday,, and the
familiar music of the saw made
one feel as though the spring had
arrived. We understand however
that the mill will not start permanently for about six weeks,
The City is placing a railing
along Pendozi street sidewalk from
the hospital to Lake avenue. The
addition makes a decided improvement.
A. R. Muirhead " got going " at
Summerland last week, when he
offered a prize for the best packed
box of apples, the work to be done
by one of the pupils at the packing
school recently held at that point.
He had to do the judging himself,
and although he does not consider
himself an expert judge in the
question of fruit packing, it is reported that he gave a very popular
verdict.
A medal contest will be held on
March 1st in connection with the
Women's Christian Temperance
Union, the medal to be presented
to the boy who gives the best
recitation. Six boys are entered
for the contest, and the entertainment is likely to prove very interesting. After the contest a musical
programme will be given.
Some twenty delegates to the
Women's Missionary Society arrived last Tuesday afternoon from
the north, and last Wednesday
morning from the south. A public
meeting was held yesterday intthe
Methodist church, the Rev. S. J.
Thompson speaking upon the
"Missionaiy Problem." During
the afternoon the assembly joined
in singing hymns, while Mrs.
Mitchell of Peachland rendered a
fine solo.
The services in the Methodist
church next Sunday will be conducted by the pastor. In the
evening he will take as his subject
the second instalment of a series
of discussions on the " Prodigal
Son."  •
During the week the workmen
have been busy taking down the
partitions inside the offices until
lately occupied by Drs. Huycke
and Shepherd, and anticipate having all finished ready for Mr.. J. B.
Knowles' jewelry business to be
transferred on March 31st.
Rev. S. J. Thompson has been
appointed delegate to attend the
Grand Council of the Royal
Templars of Temperance to be
held at Vancouver on February
22-23 He will consequently leave
next week for a visit to the coast.
A number of clergymen from
various parts of the disti ict were
arrivals last Tuesday to attend the
annual meeting of the Presbytery
of Kamloops, which was held here
on that date. Among the arrivals
were Rev. White of Peachland,
Rev. Hood, Summerland, Rev.
Cameron, Keremeos; Rev Allen of
Penticton, Rev. R. G. Vans, Lumby,
Rev. W. A. Wyllie, Kamloops,
(clerk of the Presbytery) ; Rev. W.
L. McRae, Golden, Rev. Pow, of
Field, Rev. Gordon Nelvin, Revelstoke; Rev. D. Campbell, Armstrong, Rev. Logie McDonnell, of
Vernon, Rev. J. D. Duncan, of
Salmon Arm and Mr. R. Fortune of
Armstrong.
Social and Personal
Mr. R. Reed paid a business
visit to the Centre last Friday,
Mr. A. B. Knox, of Vernon, was
in town last Friday.
Mrs. R. Stuart, of Summerland,
is visiting friends in the district
this week.
Rev. G. O. Fallis, of Penticton,
is spending a few days in town.
Messrs. J. J. and H. O. Duggan
left last Saturday for their home at
Nanton, Alberta, after having spent
a few days with their brother here.
The Duggan brothers have purchased property in the district, and
it is expected that they will soon
come up and reside here.
, P. Dodwell of Summerland was
in town last Monday for the purpose of buying a team suitable for
work on his farm at Prairie Valley.
Chas. Marshall returned to Summerland last Monday after a short
visit to friends here.   _•
Roland Bull, of Penticton, was
a visitor in town last week.
C. G. Elliott of Peachland was
amongst last week's visitors.
Mr. G. H. Hinsman has been appointed secretary of the Kelowna
Hospital.
D. Leckie and D. W. Sutherland left on Saturday last for"a
visit to the coast.
I
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■Wii'ii' iii 'muni
I UWHWIiWH.'_ JHIJIM M_| Thursday, ¥eb. 17
The Orchard City Record.
h
rcnar
Pic-nicing at one of:, the many beauty spots -
on the Okanagan Lake.
of British Gilumbia,
A-     " .
Is credited with rime wiirungs in open competition wtth fruit fitcm
continent, man any Other city iff-BJC.
There cannot be a more desirable spot than
Kelowna and district for the man who wants to
let up a litde.ori the hard toil otthe prairie, or
to the family looking for a more congenial spot
to settle "in, where life's necessities, together with
11 „ ■* ^ mf
a few. of its. luxuries, will not take so much of
the sweat of the brow in the winning./
.'S
Gome iriout of the cold and the wet. Enjoy
the Sunny Okanageoi's long beautiful summer
whilst rnaking your Jfttle pile, with the comfort-
able assurance thatj Jrou will not have to suffer
through a; long* cdfck tedious winter. There is
no winter here as rM prairie man understands it,,
the thermometer rarely going down to zero.
A few figures from tKe JfCelowna
Board of" Trade Booklet:
4 acres of onions realized $2550.00
I acre of tomatoes sold for $ 1000.00 ,-
£ acre ofjstrawberries real_zedj>626
i0 acres of potatoes yielded 200
tons and.sold for $2800.00.
£ acre of crab apples realized $500
1] acres peas sold for   - - -   $1420
10 acres four-year-old peaches sold
for"$300 an acre on the trees
I if acres of prunes yielded 25 tons,
and sold for $1125.00
19 acres of mixed orchard produced
fruit which sold for $9000.00
4V
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Tobacco* Growing
Has, during ;flip. past few years,
steadily forged "to the front as one
of the most profitable industries in
•andaround Kelowna. Inexperien-
growers can easily net $100 to $150
an acre. From $35 to $80 per acre
ift made by letting the ground on
shares; 'All the.leaf that can be
raised here will, be handled and
cared for locally.
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<   At
DOLLARS, INf SIGHT AT KELOWNA.
vu
A;
w impoirtant.^prqjectsi are under w^ or materializing in €^ a very large amount of
capital is beingi^^ Land is steadily increasing in value, and property wh|cK two years ago
6old for $50 an ac^to-da^^ $100.to $150 per acre.   TT?_e same wften planted out to prchard realizes not less
yer acre, atnd in three years mare all the way to ||X)00^per acre.
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For further particulars, and descriptive booklet, apply to
The Secretary, KehwrMBoard of
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KELOWNA, B.C.
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The Orchard Citu Record.
Thursday, Feb. 17
_»_^__»^L^'__Mf__-»_HMUMIiaBSgt
Saturday Bargains.
You will lose money if you don't take
advantage of the big bargains at the
Store
EVERY SATURDAY.
Here are a few
For Saturday, Feb. 12th,
Choice bulk Coffee, reg. 35c, Sat. 25c
Heinz s Choice Pickles, reg. 40c. bot„
Saturday, 30c.
Assorted Canned Meats, reg. 25c. tin,
Saturday, 20c. tin
Empress Sodas, 21b. boxes, reg. 25c,
Saturday, 20c
King Oscar Sardines, reg. 2 for 35c„
Saturday, 2 for 25c
Quaker Puffed Rice, reg. 1 5c.fc Saturday, 10c
Before purchasing your seeds, get
our price list.
"   GET THE HABIT,
And always go to
K. F. OXLEY
KELOWNA HOSPITAL SOCIETY.
TENDERS WANTED.
Temlers will b_ received up to noon o!
the 22ud February, 1910, for the supply ol
groceries, meat, butter, eggs, milk, bread,
drugs, etc., to the Kelowna Hospital during the year ending Dec. 31st, 1910.
All goods to be of the best quality-
The lowest or any tender, or portion ol
any tender not necessarily accepted.
All accounts will be paid monthly.
Tender forms may be obtained from the
Secretary,
G. H, Hensman,
Secretary,
Office Keller Block.
Mr.
KELOWNA HOSPITAL.
TENDERS.
Tenders will be received up to noon of
March 1st, 1910, for the supply of cord-
wood to the Kelowna Hospital during the
year ending December 31st, 1910. Ten-
ders must state kind of wood, «nd quote
prices for 16in. and 4ft. lengths, delivered
free at the Hospital.
G. H. Hensman, Sec.
P.O. Box 69.
CIVIC NOTICE.
PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given in
compliance with„By-Law No. 70 that on
and after February 1st, 1910, the SCAVENGER'S FEE will be Fifty Cents for each
call. All fees are due and payable to the
Scavenger by whom same will be collected.
G. H. DUNN,
< City Clerk.
Kelowna. B. C, Feb. 5th, 1910.
Phone 35
Phone 35
A PACKING
SCHOOL
Will be started in Kelowna on
February 24th, and all desirous of joining are. requested to
make application immediately
to any of the undersigned.
F. R. E. TteHART
T. P. HILL
H9.BIRTCH
R. S. HALL
The People's Store
Phones:  Grocery, 214    Dry Goods, 314     Office, 143
ment.
Grocery
PHONE
Having finished Stocktaking} we are now in a better
position than ever to attend to the wants of our custom-
ers.-Lowest Prices,-Highest Quality.
We have a car of fresh groceries arriving every month.
SEEDS'.
_n i
•H
and
headquarters
choicest and
Seedtime will soon be nere, ana we are
for all kinds of seeds, and those only the
best that can be bought.
Clover, Timothy, Alfalfa, Alsike, Lawn Mixture, Peas,
Corn, Onion, Vetches, and any other seeds you require
.    we can supply you with.
We are also Headquarters for all kinds of
Oats, wheat, barley, bran, shorts, chop, call and get our
prices in these lines before buying, as we certainly caiv
suit you, and save you money.
CoaTOil and Gasoline, always a good stock oh hand.
SATURDAY 3lb. tin Java lea, regular $1.50,
SPECIAL: Saturday, only $1.00
LAWSON, Ltd.
Headquarters for the Economical Buyer
RELIEVED  HER  MIND.
Terry Upheld  His Better Half in
the Umbrella Matter.
"Mercy me!" an Id Mrs Terry. "Your
father's left his umbrella: Here. Willie,
ruu (]\\\c\{ u_(l catch hint before his
car comes!" She thrust an elegant
gold handled umbrella into Willie's
hands, and he rai-ed out after his father, arrivlug at the car track barely
in time to see his pouilerous figure
swing Itself up the steps. And the
car moved on.      ^
As Willie stood wen- a man approached.
"What's the matter, son?" he Inquired.    Willie elucidated.
"Well." said the man. "that's easy.'
I'm going downtown ou the next car,
and I'll take It to. him."
Wben Willie returned without the
umbrella his mother rejoiced.
"Vou caught him. did you?" she
smiled.    Willie shook bis bead.
"But I did the next best thing,
mother," be said. "I gave It to a man
who was going downtown to give It
to him."   Mrs. Terry stared at bim.
"Who was the man?" she asked.
Willie looked foolish.
"I don't know," be said at last "But
be looked honest." -.•
"That umbrella cost $12." said Mrs.
Terry sternly. "Come here to me."
And shortly thereafter people passing
wondered who was being slain.
Tbat evening Mr. Terry returned
bearing the umbrella. Mrs. terry gazed
at it, fascinated.
"Where did you get it?" she asked.
"Why," said .Mr. Terry, "our neighbor Mr. Wilkins brought it to me—
said you sent it." .;•-, .
"And to think," said Mrs. Terry, "1
whipped Willie for giving it'"to a
strange man."
"Well." said Mr. Terry judicially, "I
don't think it will hurt him. true, be
gave it to the right man, but be didn't
know tbat."
"That's right," said Mrs. Terry with
relief.—Galveston News.
FLYING 'ANIMALS.
The Bodies of All of Them Are Comparatively Small.
When you Increase greatly the size
and the weight ol any.moving body,
whether it be traveling on the ground,
floating through the air or swimming
under the. watpr. you alter In a most
serious way the proportionate effect on
the moving body nf what Is called
"friction."
It is a noteworthy fact that there
are no large flying uuimals—large, that
l.i to say. as animals po. It is true
thaf'tbere is n great range in the size
of flying nuimals. from tbe minutest
files up tb the condor vulture aud tbe
albatross, liut tbe bodies ot those
birds are small, not larger than tbat
of an ordinary dog, and tbe stretch of
the wings is only about fen feet, while
their weight in proportion to size is
reduced by great internal air sacs,
jvbleb extend even into tbe bones.
Kveu wben we examine the records
of "extinct monsters," among which
are some huge creatures as big In body
as the biggest elephants of today and
longer by reason of tb»Ir great lizardlike tails, we find no instances of very
big flying creatures. Tbe extinct group
of the flying reptilpR—called pterodac-
tyles because the wing was supported
by an enormously elongated linger—are
mostly small creatures, not bigger than
eagles and usually nt less size. The
largest known bad an expanse of wing
giving eighteen feet from tbe tip of
one wing to the tip ot the other, but
its body was a little thing, not bigger
than tbat ot a swan. This is the largest pair, of wings known, aqtl we
must remember that In these larger
plerodactyles and birds tbe bones are
thin walled, hollow cylinders filled
with air, so that these creatures ure
not only small, but have a small spe-
cltic graviry.-Slr Kay. l^nkester In
London 'lelegrapb.
The Kat Plant.
In -parts ot Abyssinia and Yemen
tbe natives use a plant'called kat
(Catha edu!!s(»-the effects ©i-«. filch are
similar to those of tbe Peruvian coca.
The freshly cut leaves bare a rather
pleasant taste aud produce a kind of
iutoxlcatlou ot long duration, with
none of the.-isngreeable features of
ordinary Inebriety. Messengers and
soldiers are enabled by chewing tbe
leaves to go without food for a number or days. Among those who abase
tbe habit (bo body tends to dry, tbe
visage becomes emaciated, and nervous trouble follows, tbe most usual
being- a trembling of tbe limbs, bat
tbese cases are. rare. At times a too
copious absorption of kat produces a
state of drunkenness, particularly
when tbe large leaves ure employed.—
New York Ir'ost.  £
The Kind of Critter Ho Wm.
It was at the Cliff Dwellers, 'Chicago's literary club, aud one of the members bad just made a terrible, Irremediable break about nuoiher-mndo It In
his presence and that of several other
members.
"What ought 1 to do now?" asked the
breaktnaker. much embarrassed.
"If J were you." suggested Fred
Richardson, the artist, who had heard
tbe whole proceeding. "I should go out
and wiggle jny ears and eat another
thlstle.,,;-tfnece88 Magazine.
>    The  Humorous Nature.
"Haw. bawl I see that old Jones has
been swindled out of £200."
"Anything funny about that?"
"Why. yes!  Jones Is an old friend ot
mlne."-I.oudon Scraps.
2 Cents per word, first insertion and
1 Cent per word each subsequent
insertion, minimum 25 Cents.
FOR SALE—One " Peerless" 200 egg
incubator, used only 4 times. Apply
G. A. Fisher, Box 275, Kelowna.        3-7
FOR SALE-Fresh Milch Cows. Apply
W. H. Fleming, Mount View Ranch,
Kelowna... 6tf
TAKE NOTICE-yThat I, R. N. Rice, will
not be responsible for any debts con-
tracted   by   Mrs.   Phoebe    Jane   Rice.
R. N.RICE.       8-11
FOR SALE.—One driving colt, rising
three, and one milk cow. E. Newbj,
Glen Avenue. 9tf
FOR SALE. A number of pullets,
Leghorn, Wyandotte, Minorca, Orpington.
Apply bo'x 25, Record office.
HAY FOR SALE.   700 tons of choice
Timothy hay in stack at the Postill Ranch,
11 miles north of  Kelowna     Would   like
bids for same.   Hay to be moved at once.
10-1 •  Price.Ellison, Vernon.
WANTED—A second hand wagon and
democrat in good repair. R. S. Hall
Pendozi St. 11-12
FOR SALE—Buff Orpington cockerel well
bred from first-rate winter egg-laying
strain, healthy and vigorous, $5. Apply
box L Record Office
WANTED—Washerwoman to take washing in at home. Apply P.O. box 31,
Kelowna, 12-3p
FOR SALE—Good Milk Cow, due to
calve in May, part Durham and Ayrshire.
Apply P.O. Box 314, Kelowna.
WANTED.—Cheap work horse, also set
work harness. Address Box B Record
Office.
To my Debtors
Dear Sir or Madam,
I wish to inform you that I hove taken
over the livery business of Mr. Cal. Blacik-
wood, and would put my name before you
in the hope that you will remember ■ me
should you have any business.in my line,
either Lively, Feed, or Dray ing. At the
same time I will run a scries of Auction
Sales, every other week, and will endeavour
to do my best for you should you have any
property to dispose of.
-You will understand'that the'purchase
of such a first class business as that which
was untill lately owned by. Mr.'Blackwood
has necessitated the .sinking of a large portion of my capital, in stock, and other necessaries, and I am now obliged to ask my
various debtors to give;me a helping hand.
I have always ■ been willing to extend
credit to the full extent of my ability, and
will continue to do so, but the cost of
rendering an account month after month is
very great, more'especially, when it it dealing with a business which has since been
handed over to another firm, and from
which I derive no benefits.
To put il bluntly, 1 am now desirous of
closing up all my old outstanding accounts
and would ask all who owe me money to1
make a prompt senttlement either by cash
or note as per statement, already rendered
them, as failing to hear in the next few
days, I shall bc forced to draw on them at
sight. Accounts can be paid either by
mail or at the livery barn.
Yours very truly,        y
A. R. DAVY.
All oflKnowles' Beautiful China
stock will be almost halved from
Feb. 15th to 26th.
HOUSE and TWO
LOTS
For Quick Sale.
A furnished house, 7 rooms',
lots 5 and 6,100 it. by 149£ on
Lawson Avenue. Price, $180^
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.
Our First Shipment of
New Spring
Goods
Has arrived.
New Dress
"Goods
New Ginghams
NewPrinti
New Linen
Sheetings
New Dress
Ducks
New Dress
Muslins
New Blous?y
Materials
New Cretonnes
New Curtain   ,
Materials
New Shirt      7
Waists
Etc., Etc.
Inspection invited.
The Kelowna
*
OutfHttingStore
% B. M. CALDER
Proprietor
Do You Know
THAT
Westbank
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, arid 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
GLENCOE
Westbank    -   British Columbia
Imperfect.
Sb'p-Yon love me like n novice.
lie-Do IV Tben wu nre both Impel-fp<t. I Kbouii! know more and yon
Hlioulilu't, kuiiw so much. - Boston
Tsaowilpt. •    '..  . _.._
Johathan,    Mcintosh Red
Wagner      Northern Spy
Italian Prunes
Small Fruits
Grape Vines Shade Trees
A large quantity oft stoch can yet
be supplied groton at Kelotona,
which can be planted same day
as dug from nursery.
Catalogue and Price List Free.
A. E. Boyer, Mngr.
A. R. Muirhead, Salesman.
Phone 110       .
MnTirr
  1;-1 V/ i-JL>_iJ___ --    '
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 6c 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.
J. E. WHEELER.
Dated the 25th day of January, 1910.
sswie
It is simply an impossibility for a
watch to keep good time unless it
. is kept in good condition. It may
go by fits and starts, and vary in
time keeping, caused by a broken
jewel or faulty escapement, but. it
can't keep good tim<j.
If your watch is going "crazy" bring
it in and let me report on the
cause bf its "fits." ' '
Charges moderate, and all work
absolutely guaranteed.
WALTER M.PARKER
WATCHMAKER & JEWELER
Bernard Avenue.
Ali work and goods absolutely
guaranteed.
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