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And   the   world   is
with you;   Quit and
you stand alone.
■ Gradation Highest,
Rates Lowest.
/'  Aug n \w^
Job Printing
Special Facilities for
Executing High-
Class Half-Tone and
General Letterpress
VOL. II.   NO- 38.
$1.50 Per Annum.
Government Control of
Irrigation Systems
Farmers' Institute Decide to Commence Actix^ Campaign
Amongst the Farmers' in the District for Government
Supply of Irrigation Water;
I) „•■>-'-.
A   meeting    of   the   Farmers'
Institute was  held   last Saturday
afternoon for the purpose of receiving reports from the delegate's who
had attended  the  Irrigation Convention at Kamlpdpjs.   There was
some delay in starting the meeting
;   owing   to ^he    absence 7of.   the
president and vice-president.    Mr.
,M^ Hereron was eventually elected
tpipr^s.ide, but a few:minutes after
_ the /president,- Mr.. Speer, arrived
7jaftd took the7chair.;
,y Ar Mr. .Hereron reported that-deler
gates who had gone;in falvbr of the
^goyernmenf' assuming' control  bf
\ the water; systems .had  received
- great encpuragembnt. The premier
; had* told them that the government
7. was ready and/ willing to do all in
7 iti::power -towards   helping   the
7 farmer :^-overcome  the present
- difficulties 'of the water question.
7-Trifey-' -Bid -.r not 7 ^rant,^Baid    Mri
::yriejrerbn,';-toJefeithe capitalists get
v; hold ;*f;tlie v^ater and -tax people
Awhip ^ishoulH7hbt })£$ Ataxed.    The
-,-.,■;■:. ;. .proposal h^
f.v::V-0i)*Ut^V^^ no
^ A|Sociali«n abputhimTjIt was simply
yyysAquestion7«f eyeryone" getting
7,^wh_t%a87hw;;by;iight .■'■;■ We had
AjthV. l.md^.he^ water
??;if the gpyerhment'ciwld felve it to
f<us_AThey had^bej^fortunate in
AA mitring: Dr; -Dicksbnv anointed on
A meVj?sblutibn; cpmmiftee>\by that
|^A^'£?:$^^ c0n"
f^j^ff^^ "dis-
f^gAjJM^^ had
vfrffiWteen^pointed sbmewhiat hurried-
jfiyA 'y'y)yfy_'The: jpebple^of^'dis'trictwe.e
fe!:7A7r_bt the
§l£. S£_va^a^ -active
{^0^^^^l^^0&^i^^.:S^ Was
|7%C;$$*wis^ m^the
^^^$7di^ti<_^'-n^iestey;^ aii;- ;th<5.- water
^^^^qftestibiiVwhich^vas not a question'
J»|t|£^^ which
^i&yy'^he^Kole; valley;, ww vitally con-
s7lAcejrned.7' Nothihg   could  be   ac-
!.A7^omp„ished until., itll: weret united
{.in 'the.! one object, of getting the
J ^byernhierit to take oyer the water
$&&?^svsteiiis;AThe government Would
'"   '■•:^^'np^'tak^7ai^   notice   of merely
%l77 raMlallng remarks!'... When they see
^^that^e {Water users have a griey-
.£^ai»£e thej£they will t&ke action. But
^^V^^ffij^^ne-the^pibplie-t'aii a whole
l^f^-'-b^h^jthe movement.-,' They," were
''^'^■"■^jg^j^^ibg-tp take:^ie matter in-
^fetp^nbiw'cpasideraripni and it was
tT: ;
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7tp;oc«ittbl had been brought --.for-"
■■•^'<^!_l;V'.|^Aey;I_ad- had more time
•thb;proposal   might' have   been
worded a little better. ' Perhaps; it
: was asking a little too much at Brat
' It might have been more reasonable
to ask the government to take hold
. only in those sections where it was
: necessary.   A more moderate proposal of that kind might have met
vith more support.- As it was, how-?
ever,' everybody present seemed to
realize the importance of the matter. .'They had   received   strong
support  from   the   farmers   and
7ranchers in other districts.    Ours
;was\ nipt the only district with a
kick coming.   Almost every other
district told the same story.    In
fact there had been some wild, talk
. ibf setding .their ^difficulties, With
shot guns and rifles.   It Was not so
much the talk that was significant,
but the cause of it*   There must be
' some serious disturbance in the
;mmd8 pf thosei who could talk like
"that. '   "-"'W »'■"'.'
When the resolution,came up,
continued Dr. Dickson, there was
a good deal of support and a good
deal of opposition. The farmers
were not sufficiently represented at
the convention, and it became evident after some discussion, that the
opposition was so strong that the
resolution as it stood had hot much
chance. If it had been directly put
and voted down a wrong impression would have been conveyed.
Mr. Martin Burrell, who had been
present at the convention had spoken of a scheme embodied in a later
resolution, whereby the government
should lend their aid to irrigation
projects on the same lines as they
assist railway companies, and on
his suggestion, this resolution had
been conbined with their, own
which asked for entire government
While they did not, continued Dr.
Dickson, get the resolution through
in the shape they would have liked
most, yet much had been done.
"The matter had been brought before the notice of the governing
body, and.they had the premieres
assurance that it would be given
every consideration. By thia means
they hoped to get in the .thin end of
the wedge. It was then Up to the
farmers themselves. If this district
felt strong enough to ask the government to build reservoirs, they
would be able to supply water sufficient for all purposes.
He agreed with the suggestion
which had been made, thatfarmeis
ought to get together and prepare
carefully worded petitions. There
-would be no difficulty in getting
the signature of every farmer and
rancher is the district.
The speaker referred to the splendid systems of irrigation which are
working so successfully in California
From what he had learnt of the
magnificent irrigation works in otb
er places he was convinced^ that
irrigation in this district was only
in its, infancy." Until* we' had the
means, of, embarking^ u#'_jn.jarjas;
and broader schemes we should
not do • much good. What we
wanted was every acre of land in
the valley Settled, and every one
amply supplied with water. Only
the government was capable of
taking in hand an irrigation scheme
on such a scale. It was up to the
people to say what .they wanted.
If the farmers were united in the
demands then the government had
promised to take the matter into
consideration. And if they are
willing, then they should be given
the chance. If we had to take
some means of getting'the opinion
of everyone in the !district' we
should be going a long way towards
the attainment of this purpose.
■ He spoke of the enormous waste
of money over individual and haphazard schemes. All this waste ori
ineffectual work was a hindrance
,to development. If the government-had to take hold they would
seek the most' expert information
from other countries and put in
-something which would, last-not a
year or two but permanently.
Dr. Dickson was loudly applauded on resuming his seat.
Mr. Pridham said/the best thing
to do would be to get a sort of
census of the opinions of the farmers in the d istrict. ln respect to the
dissatisfaction amongst the water
users, he had been here for many
years and the same difficulties have
occiired time after time. Many of
these difficulties he believed could
Be overcome by the government
putting in proper facilities. Personally he would like, to see the
government take hold, though he
was afraid it would take a long
time to get .things into working
Mr. Smith of South Okanagan,
suggested that delegates be chosen
from the 7 varjous districts who
could get together and, formulate
some definite plan of action.
" It was finally decided on the
motion of Mr. M. Hereon that a
committee be appointed consisting
of two delegates from each district
who could meet together and frame
a petition to be handed round in
the district for signature.
It was felt that a vigorous campaign should be instituted in order
to get everybody concerned interested in the project.
A meeting of the! delegates appointed was .called for "Saturday
next at 3 p.m. in Raymer* Hall.
$10,500 Was Loss
in Last Week's
The total loss from last week's
fire in Josselyn's building has been
figured at $10,500 as follows:
C. C. Josselyn, stock and building,
$7,000; E. J. Pettigrew, $1,500;
Mrs. Tutr-her, $2,000. The representative of insurance companies
concerned was in town last Friday
and all claims were allowed in full.
E. J. Pettigrew was fully covered
receiving $1,500
1 Mrs. Tutcher was insured to the
amount of $1,000. Some of her
stock and fixtures also were saved
and removed to the Kellar Block.
Dr. Kellar is having the large corner store divided into two, and in
one portion Mrs. Tutcher will reopen her millinery parlor as soon as
arrangements can be completed.
C.C.. Josselyn was the heaviest
loser, only $3,800 but of his $7000
loss being covered. A large quantity of stock however was very little
damaged, some not even touched.
As soon as he can get things into
shape he intends holding a fire
sale, to clear of the remainder, of
the stock.
Rutland News.
(From our own correspondent)
A return match. was played at
Rutland on Tuesday afternoon between the Kelowna Junior Football
team and Rutland Club. The visitors were successfal in scoring two
goafs to nil.'' Most of the heavier
members of the home team were
evidently too busy to turn out, and
although those who played, put up
a pluck ly game they were up against
lf,'both in "weight and numbers.
Mr. Blackwood acted as referee.
Rev. M.r 'Hughes occupied the
pulpit at the Methodist church last
Sunday. This gentleman is visiting
from the East Kootenay district,
and preached an excellent sermon
frpm the text, 'HUod made man in
his own image." Rev. Mr. Glass
will take the service next. Sunday
evening. J'
Straight Talk
By Mr. Metcalfe
Strong  Criticisms of Packing
and Shipping Methods
.The Whelan's * Sunday school
held its annual "picnic at Wood's
Lake on Friday,'Aug. 12.' It was
an ideal picnic day and few roads
are more inviting for a drive'than
that over which the parents and
children of the ; Whelan Sunday
school passed on their way to the
lake oh Friday,morning. A baige
had been secured, for the day and
on board this tables were built and
dinner prepared... A picnic dinner
is always.enjoyed, but as the barge
steamed up Wood's Lake and into
Long Lake it was difficult to tell
which was being most enjoyed—
the sumptious dinner or the beautiful mountain and orchard scenery
that skirts these lakes. Returning
to the foot of Wood's Lake about
4.30 p.m.. the-next couple of hours
was spent in boating and bathing.
So much pleasure did these afford
that some of the children were
loath to heed the call of supper at
6.30. After supper all prepared
for the home drive, each assuring
the others of a very enjoyable time
and everyone sorry that such picnics
are only annual.
kev. Mr. Williamson, .Provincial
Sunday School Secretary, who was
a delegates to the World's Sunday
School Convention at Washington,
D.C. will be in Kelowna on Sunday
Aug. 28 and will preach at the
Baptist church at 11 a.m. and the
Presbyterian Church at .7:30 p.m.
and will address a union meeting
pi the Sunday School workers and
friends in the Methodist Church at
3 o'clock in the afternoon
$ 10,000,000 is the estimated loss
in the great fire which has destroyed a large part of the Brussels exposition. The British section lost
heavily, some priceless exhibits of
old tapestry and furniture which
can never be replaced copletely
Mr. J. C. Metcalfe's report for
last week came to hand too late
for publication. The following are
a few of the more interesting matters dealt with:
The report is current that the
Royal Fruit Co., of Edmonton, has
bought the fruit output of Salmon
Arm.B.C. i
American fruit, both California
and Washington, is in great evidence here (Moose Jaw). The
jobbers are avoiding buying large
quantities of early fruits of different
varieties at present, and looking
for or anticipating still lower quotations than at present quoted.
Brandon, July 29.—The manager
of the MacPherson Fruit Co here
stated that he was buying California
and Washington peaches to supply
his trade for the purpose of protecting himself against other jobbers
filling the markets before ours
came in. He further stated he
was very doubtful if we had any
such crop as we anticipated in B.
C. of the different varieties of fruit
as estimated. He had been disappointed so often in B.C. fruit,
and instanced an experience with
one firm in respect to strawberries
this season. ; The firm stated they
could supply five or six carloads and
quoted price.' He closed with them
at price and arranged with them to
ship cars three days apart, and
never' got but one carload. He
further stated he could not obtain
cherries after their sending out and
his receiving quotations and quantities to be shipped by the foregoing <firm this season.
It is quite evidehtthatprices'wiH
not rule high for certain varieties
of fruit on these markets and it Will
be necessary, for our shippers to
get in touch with the jobbers and
retailers at once, and although they
may- not buy heavily at the present
date for future shipment,, they are
buying for immediate shipment and
delivery a certain number of cars
pec week to supply their trade.
B. C. shippers should use every effort to make sales for their future
delivery and also for immediate shipment as well, and get their
connections for the later and heavier shipments to follow. By this
means they will prevent, in a measure, the American shipper gettting
his conhjectron with jobbers here.
I hope growers and shippers have
perfected all their arrangements for
handling promptly as to labour,
packages, and transportation etc.,
and make every endeavour to put
nn n Kjarh-glaaa rvfoduci Ul CVCrv TC-
spect of the different varieties of
fruits they may have to ship.
We are, doing a considerable
amount of advertising everywhere
calling and giving interviews to
wholesalers and retailers as well as
to the press. In addition to this
we,are spending, by the advice of
your government, a certain amount
of advertising in leading papers at
principal points.
This week the commissioner
ports as follows:
Regina, Aug. 1.—Manager Vernon Fruit Co., here reports seven
cases of raspberries arrived July 26
from Vernon, B.C. were a total loss.
Hot weather in-the end of the
season renders it almost impossible
to ship raspberries long distances
unless shipped under ice. 1 saw
peach plums from Mission, B.C., in
the Regina Trading- Co.'s store
here. Had just arrived, Were rotting
and generally in bad condition,
badly packed, and baskets not full,
and short in weight in comparison
with Washington plums. I weighed
baskets and crates of each. The
B. C. plums were 1 1-4 lb. to basket, or 5 lbs. per case less than the
Washington plums. I also saw B.C.
apricots from Vernon in the same
store. Were sound, but small and
packed,   and   4   lbs. less in
mark to me: " Respecting the fruit,
if this is the manner or method in
which B. C. fruit is going to. be
packed, graded and shipped this
season we want no more of it."
Now, this is most unfortunate that
growers and shippers should ship
out fruit to arrive here in such condition as this did. Shipping associations should supervise and inspect
growers" fruit being shipped by
them, and individual growers and
shippers must exercise greater care
in packing, grading and shipping,
and it you hare a variety of fruit
affected by fungus rot of any kind
whatever, do not ship into these
markets. Market in cannery or at
home, as you will certainly suffer
a loss and realize unsatisfactory returns, and at the same time you are
injuring the reputation of B.C. fruit
as a whole to a great extent, as well
as the individual growers and shippers, and shipping associations who
are making eVery endeavour to
put up a high class fruit product to
sell in these' markets.
I saw 25 boxes of peaches from
Kelowna, B. C, in jobbing house
here, which had been packed
and shipped in apple boxes, without paper — just thrown in. Apparently had been ripe when shipped. Were rotting, too much fruit
in one box. This method of
shipping peaches is certain to prove
unsatisfactory to growers and shippers, in the way of diminished re*
turns and at the same time not
acceptable to the trade here.
Peaches, being a tender fruit should
be picked in the right condition,
well wrapped and packed and
shipped in the regulation peach
box. Don't attempt any innovations
in the way of shipping unless you
are prepared to pay for the. experiments, more particularly at this
time when you are trying to move
a *ood crop''for profitable returns.
I. also saw 15 cases of CUvette
cherries here from the Progress
Packing Co., Victoria, Arrived in
good condition, baskets well filled
and packed. I further saw about
65 cases of peaches^ from Vernon,
B. C, in jobbing house here, liad
been shipped in regulation box,
were sound and fairly well packed,
but showed large chamois colored
patches on the fruit., It gave them
a bad appearance in comparison
with perfect fruit, and would certainly detract from market price. 1
supposed it was attributable to
mildew, and this along with other
details of orchard, work must be
done with care and judgement to
avoid injury and bad results. ' The
few peaches arriving at present
from B. C. are; coming in by express, no car lots as yet.
Jobbers at this and other points
complain of the. unsatisfactory
methods pursued by some shippers
of B. C. quoting prices and agreeing to ship, then, after jobbers have
nreif.Tt.A    ._i«v fail   tr.   ___»   «.,»      Tl_:_.
— -——-—-» — m*j ■ » — •--- «v-**««-«*w. _ ti«o
annoys and disappoints them and
they resolve not to handle B. C.
fruit if it can be obtained elsewhere.
This method of doing business is
most unsatisfactory and will work
more injury to the shippers than
the purchasers if it is continued.
There arrived at Regina by express from July 18 to 30 709 crates
of berries, 58 crates of cherries and
29 crates of berries for C. N. R.
express for the north.
Calgary, Aug. 3.— I saw cherries
from Victoria Fruit Growers'Union
Victoria, in jobbing house here,
arrived in excellent condition. Nice
stock, about 24 lbs. tp the case, but
I think it would be better to quote
as 24 lbs. because a 4-5 basket if
filled will hold 30 lbs. net of fruit,
and with 24 lbs. quoted buyers will
not expect baskets so well filled.
Or, if quoted as 30 lbs., fill to the
top. B. C. blackberries arriving in
excellent condition, but in limited
quantities at present, jobbers selling
retailers $2.75 per case of 24
baskets 4-5 size.
The following is a quotation from
the Central Produce Co., Wen-1
atchee, to Plunkett & Savage,
jobbers here, f. o. b. point of shipment:
Plums and prunes, assorted, por case $ .75
weight than the Washington apricot* per case. The manager and
buyer of the fruit dept. of Regina
Trading Co.'s store made this
Peaches, Early Crawford, per case.!.     .50
Apples, no grade, per case      .90
Pears, Bartletten, per case...............    1.15
Crabs, per case    1.10
The   following   is   a   quotation
from White Bro*. & Crum, Snake
Continued on p»ge 6.
Government Will Select Four
in the Okanagan
W. E. Scott, deputy minister of
agticulture, has made the announcement that within about a month the
sites for orchards for experimental
purposes will be finally chosen,
there being over 20 to establish.
At the present time the intention of
of the department is to place them
roughly as follows : Vancouver
Island, two ; Lower Mainland, two
or three; Yale-Kamloops, four;
Okanagan, four ;. Columbia Valley,
one ; Boundary, one or two ; Kootenay and Arrow districts, six. This
is open to alteration, but it is not"
considered likely that there will be
any changes of importance.
The horticulturists, of each district will get applications from all
persons in their sections desirous
of maintaining the orchard work.
These will then be considered by
the department and a choice arrived at. The understanding is
that the applicant will furnish a
five-acre tract, which .'the government will prepare and plant with
trees, The keeper is then to conduct the orchard as Outlined -by
the provincial horticulturist up to a '■
certain amount per acre, as decided
as necessary for the commercial
expenditure in that district.
The men in charge of the orchards /
will  get  practical  help   of   gieat
value, and have the benefit of the
advice  of • experts in  the department.     Mr. Scott considers   that
there will be plenty- of fruit enthusiasts in each district; ready to    t ,-,--
dey<rte their land and tirrit'to ' th6~" ;'1 ^
service on the conditions described.
As i* will be up to the ..government   to   get   results■; from    the,
orchards, great care is to be exer-'
cised in the selection of the land
and the men. A   . '
The orchards are to be "used at
certain times of the year for demonstrations for the district; when
gatherings will be held and the
right practices in planting, irrigating
spraying, pruning'and'picking will
be shown.   7-7
- >T
Mr. A. E. Boyer .of7 the Layritz
Nursery has just received an order
for 10,000 trees form Mutrie &
Mutrie, of Vernon.     A
Our local telephone and tele- .
graph staff received a pleasant surprise this week in the shape of a
box of chocolates with the compliments of the Central Okanagan
Land Co., for th&r "unvaried
courtesy " and promptness in their
d-mlinoa wirri th_ rnmnnnr.    _   ■       	
The Kelowna Lacrosse boys are
still keeping up their winning
streak. On Wednesday afternoon
the team travelled by automobile
to Vernon, where they again proved
victorious, beating the Vernon team
by 4 goals to 3.
Mr. and Mrs. Tozer, arrived from    -
Liverpool, England, on Monday,
and were driven over the surrounding district by Mr. A. E. Boyer in
his auto.
Miss Davies of Sintaluta Sask., it
on a visit to Mrs. Wm. Harvey.
Mr. Wade from Lancashire, Eng., '
a new arrival, has accepted a sihu- . t
tion as assistant book-keeper,  in  •;
Lawson's store, in the stead of Miss' •
Anderson who; goes for a holiday
to Ontario. »,
Mrs. Tom Hill and children left, *
this week for a visit tp Revelstoks, ~
The Rev. J. W. Davidaor-.leit
Monday last for Victoria to .attend
the general conference of the Methodist church. \. .,>-,,
i 4l
Mr. I. Knox Wright. D_*i^k_te^_\.
retary, will address a unipn. W««V^|^^
ing of all the churches in Kelpwnaj    ^
about Sept. 1st in the interests  of
the Bible society. 7 *>'£
fhb staking of the new telepi^<|VSl
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7* The Orehard Gity Record
THurBdaii, Aug. 18
The Kelotona Land
and Orchard Co.,
Cadder Avenue       Abbott Street
Willow Avenue
On Easy Terms
Under Irrigation and Domestic Systems
K. L. 0. Co.'s Office, Leon St
Your Photograph
made at
Grab's Photo Studio
can be mounted in the very latest
Call and see samples and arrange for a sitting.
Rowcliffe Block.
All kinds of Shoes Cleaned
and Polished.
Tan Shoes Dyed Black.
Travelling Bags and other Leather
Goods Cleaned and Dressed.
Entrance to Raymer's Building.
W. C. T. U. Notes.
Conducted by the Ladies of the Kelowna branch
of the W.C. T.U.
The W.C. T. U. meet every second Tuesday of the month at the home of one or
other of the members. Visitors are always
Liquor Reoenue
It is estimated that the agregate of Dominion, Provincial and Municipal revenue
derived from the liquor traffie in the Dominion of Canada amounts to about $17,-
The amount of the money paid by the
consumers for strong drink is estimated at
over $76,000,000. It is therefore, manifest
that the amount of money which reaches
thepuMic treasury through the liquor traffic, is only about one-fifth of what the
tax-payers contribute.
Those engaged in the liquor business
are practically tax-collectors, although they
sometimes talk of themselves as tax-payers,
and boast of the large sums they contribute
to the public funds. As a matter of fact,
they contribute nothing.
The man whose work upon his farm results in the production of $5,000 worth of
goods, and who pays a part of his profit in
taxes, adds largely to the wealth of the community; and inasmuch as those who buy
his grain have value for their money, he
may rightly be said to produce what he
contributes in taxation, and therefore he
pays taxes.
The work ofthe liquor-maker and liquor
seller results in the destruction of valuable
grain, and the gathering from the public of"
large sums of money for which those who
pay have no property of any kind to show
as a result of their investment. The liquor
dealers merely gather money from other
people who are impoverished by the gathering, and turn over part of their spoils to
the public funds. They are not wealth
producers, nor, in the strict sense of the
term, are they even tax.payers.
The taxes collected through the liquor
traffic are not paid by the Mquor traffic.
They are paid by men who are poorer because of their collection. They are paid
by men largely who cannot afford to pay
them, and whose families suffer because
of the payment. They are earned sometimes by women, who work hard at menial toil, and whose wages go to buy drink
for worthless husbands. They are paid by
little girls: who toil in factories to keep up
homes that drinking fathers neglect. They
are paid by starvation of children, who go
to school hungry, or with insufficient clothing.
The liqnor traffic, the men engaged in
the liquor traffic, pay no taxes. They are
parasites. They live ou the earning, and
by the impoverishment of other people.
The only function they perform.which has
any semblance to utility, is that of tax collectors ; and their tax-collecting is the most
extravagant, tyranical, heartless phase of
our governmental system. The men in
the liquor business ought to be ashamed
of themselves. The country ought to be
ashamed of them. They are an incubus
on the body politic. They produce no
wealth. They are a nuisance and a burden. Such a business ought not to be tolerated by civilized people.—The Pioneer. .
Ashcroft is no longer the "wide open"
town, the new liquor law closing everything
on tight on Sunday
Nervous Exhaustion
Headache, Insomnia and Neuralgia are- crenerallv the result of es=
hausted nerve centres. The true
remedy is not a paralyzing drug,
but Food, Rest and nerve repair.
"Asaya-Neurau," isand makes
possible this cure. It feeds the
nerves, induces sleep, quickens
the appetite and digestion; freedom from pains and buoyancy of
spirits result. $1.50 per bottle.
Obtain from the local agent.
Traoc Marks
Copvriohts 4c.
.Anyone sending a sketob and description m»y
qnlokl* asoertaln our opinion frea whether an
sent free. Oldest aoenor forseenrfaffpatents.
Patents token tbroueh Munn 4 Co. recelre
gpcrtal notice, without charge, In the
Scientific American.
A handsomely Ulustrsted weekly. largest circulation ol any aclentiOe journal. Terms _or
Canada, 18.75 a year, postage prepaid. Bold by
all nowidoalen.
MUNN & Co »«;«»*»'• New York
Jlranoh Offloo, 638 F St, Washington, D. 0.
In buying a cough medicine, don't be
afraid to get Chamberlain. Cough Remedy.
There is no danger from it, and relief i»
sure to follow. Especially recommended
for coughs, cold* and whooping cough.
Sold by all drnggiatt.
Town and Country
Miss Minnie McMillan, Mrs. Johnstone's assistant in the telegraph
office left this week for Halcyon
Springs on the Arrow Lakes. She
will take charge temporarily of the
C.P.R. telegraph and Dominion express office at that point, relieving
Mr. Reid A. Johnstoi.;-, who will,
visit his  mother  here  for  a  few
Mrs. Berry, of Toronto,1 who has
been staying for the past week at
Mrs.   Blackwood's,   left   Saturday
morning for the coast.
Mr. Band left Saturday morning
for a week's visit to Vancouver.
Mrs. W. T. Ashbridge left Friday
for Sicamous to accompany her
sister, who was returning to Toronto
after a few weeks' stay here. Mrs.
Ashbridge returned Saturday.
Miss Doherty, who has been
spending a week with Miss Delosa
Fraser, returned Saturday to Vernon. .
Nurse Jackson paid a visit to
Sicamous last weekend.
Mr. H. H. Millie left Monday for
the coast. He is taking a holiday
trip which will include Vancouver,
Victoria, Seattle and other coast
Mr. Chas. Regenary returned
last Friday from his trip to Germany.
Though he has thoroughly enjoyed
his return visit to the Fatherland
after many years absence, he is still
of the opinion that Kelowna is the
first place on the map.
Mr. R. H. Parkinson and Mr. E.
Wilkinson returned Monday to
Peachland after spending the week
end in town. Mr. Parkinson is at
present engaged locating a road
from Peachland to Princeton. The
road will probably have, not more
than a three percent, grade throughout, and will eventually make a very
desirable road for automobile traffic.
It will form one. more link in the
chain of highways connecting the
vailey with Vancouver. Mr. Parkinson has also been busy locating a
road to the head waters of Deep
Creek and Trout Creek, in-order
that the municipalities of Peachland
and Summerland can get supplies
to the dams which they are constructing : ' Peachland at Deep
Creek and Summerland at Trout
.Creek. There is only a distance of
about three* miles between the
headwaters of the two creeks.
The Pringle Stock Co. have
booked the Opera House for the
fair week, and will appear for three
nights—Sept. 19th, 20th and 21st,
with a first-rate company and some
first-rate productions.
Mr. and Mrs. Featherstonehaugh
of Salmon Arm, were among the
arrivals by Monday's boat.
Mr. and Mrs. Geo.' Stilling were
down from Salmon Arm this week
accompanied by Mr. Stirling's father,
who has lately arrived from the
Old Country.
Aid. A. S. Cox left Monday
morning for Okanagan Centre to
spend the week 'here.
Mr. T. Morrison paid a visit to
Vernon Tuesday.
Mr, L. Hayman was a passenger
by Tuesday morning's boat, bound
for Vancouver. '
Harold Nelson and his popular
company will appear In the Opera
House Saturday and Monday
next, August 20th and 22nd. His
production, " Pierre of the Plains,"
has been favorably commented
upon wherever he has appeared.
F. W. Bouvette, -who recently
started up a dray ing business in
town, is quite satisfied with the
success of his venture. He has
just made arrangements to share
the office of the late Jim Wilks,
and orders may be telephoned
there—No.  158. .   . <■
Mrs. Tutcher desires to thank
the members of the fire brigade
and others who helped to save her
stock from the fire last week.
Mrs. T. Renwick, Benvoulin, left
on Saturday*8 excursion for Vancouver fair. !
Mrs. Harold Newby leaves tomorrow for a six weeks visit to her
home in Victoria. ;
Dr. Mathison,   dentist,' will  be
out of town until September 15th.
Be sure and take a bottle of Chamber-
Iain's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy
with you when starting on your trip this
summer. It cannot be obtained on board
the trains or steamers. Changes of water i
and climate often cause sudden attacks of
diarrhoea, and it is best to be prepared.
Sold by all druggists.
ugnty neo.
The car with the get-there-and-back
Wait until you have seen a Reo
before buying your automobile.
Impress upon your minds these two special facts:
Robin  Hood  Flour  must satisfy "you in two
fair trials, or you can have your money back.
It is the guaranteed flour.
Robin Hood  Flour absorbs more moisture
than other flours, therefore add more wateir
. y    when you use it, and get a larger whiter loaf.
Oats, Bran, Wheat,
Barley and Oat C^op
y     Fresh Clean Stock, Just In.
Just placed in stock.
Dealers in Farm and
Orchard Implements
Pendozi St. and Lawrence Avenue. ,
Ensure the be>t results in Pickling by using 7
only the best ingredients.,
'   . We have in stock and can recommend    !
the following:   .      ;
MUSTARD SEED        . ' .
Drugs and Stationery.
CREAM      A
Skims Clean, Turns Easy,
It runs and does perfect work without being level.
It lessens your work and increases your profits.
It is the busiest bee ori the farm—it works every day.
It is the Holdfast machine, others come and go, but the
"Magnet" works on forever, making money. '
Sold on Easy Terms. Call and Inspect.
*mrn**r>>*cfim*i/tiim -■yy'.
Thursday, Aug.   8
The Orchard City Record
No  matter what  branch of
art you have taken' up, we
.   -can  supply   you   with   almost all your requirements.
In purchasing, we go by
what leading artists consider ? the best.
We have } in  stock
Windsor & Newton s
Water Colors
Oil Colors
Drawing Ink
A rtists' Paper in var-
Palettes, Crayons,Can~
vas, etc.. etc.
We are particularly well fixed
to execute all your- orders for
pj-ihting. With new type, new
machinery, . skilled mechanics
and every labor saving device
we can' do your work quick,
well and at reasonable prices.
Call up 94, we'll wait upon you
The Record Job Print Dept.
; "vj. F. BURNE  ?
Notary Public,7 •
Conveyancer, etc.
Published every Thursday at the Office,
Kelowna. B.C.
CHAS. H. LEATHLEY. Business Manager.
Subscription $ I' .50 per annum.     v
To United States.$2.00 per annum.
Advertising latjs upon application.
We also carry a stock of
Sable, Badger, Camel's Hair
and  Bristle Brushes.
Kelowna.     B.C.
J. A.Bigger
Plans and Estimates (Famished
Residence,   10 Lawrence Ave.
Ladies* and
Gents* Tailors
_>_ _., i d_ :__
ncpauuig anu i icdouhj
promptly attended to.
Everybody reads our
"Want'* ads.
Try one next week.
Is expressed   in   every
detail' of your business
Our  study   is to  improve,
not merely imitate, the
.  »
7   individuality   and   dis-
tinotive    character    of
your office supplies.
Let us convince you on your
next order.
The Orchard City
Record Job Print
Kelowna is to be honored
next month' by the holding at
this point of the annual convention of the British Columbia
School Trustees' Association,
and prominent educational
authorities from all parts of the
province will be*paying us'a
visit. The programme of the
convention has not yet been
announced, but many important matters having a far-reaching influence on the progress
of education in the province
will come under the consideration of the assembly.
Preparations are; being made
for the reception of the delegates in a fitting manner. The
arrangements are in the hands
of Mr. Thos; Lawson, who is
himself vice-president, of the
Association, and it will be
surprising if the visitors do
not receive a1 welcome which
will give them cause to carry
away the -pleasantest recollections of Kelowna and district.
The Vancouver World, in a
last week's issue, indulges in a
somewhat unnecessary and unwarranted disparagement of
Kelowna as a centre for holding of the Convention. Its
chief fear* apparently, is that
there might be some difficulty
experienced in getting reports
of the meetings through to the
Coast papers.
That is all very well so far
as it goes, though we venture
to think that the difficulties
of the telegraphic service are
not so great that they can not
be overcome by a little previous
arrangement. In fact the secretary of the Association, Mr.
J. J. Dougan, has already assured the World that arrangements are complete for giving
a full daily report of the proceedings. 7 .
There are many advantages
in holding a convention of this
kind each yearr at a different
point in the province. It gives
the rural school districts a closer
and more active interest in the
work of the Association, and
at the same time affords coast
delegates an opportunity of
seeing something of the country
they live in. It was significant,
by the way, (hat at last year's
convention at Chilliwack, when
Kelowna was proposed as the
next place of meeting, the representatives from the coast
were the most enthusiastic in
support of the proposal, as it
would give them an opportunity of seeing something of the
famous Okanagan Valley.
and Solicitor,
Notary Public.
When you toant a choice
cut, gioe us a call,
or ring up 24.
Frank Baictinhimer, Manager.
BC     Do You Know
B. A. Sc, C. E., D. L.S., B. C. L. S.
■A.  K_lowna,    B.C.
real-estate investment* are the best .in the
Okanagan in quality of soil, location,
prices, etc., and that they will triple in
value in one year > - Have you stopped to
consider) If not, just remember, that
Westbank will be the largest, most industrious, and influential place in t_te valley.
Now is your opportunity. Most excellent
Atibc. K_em. Can. Soc. C. E ; /Graduate Toronto   bargains.    The lots are cleared, cultivated,
fenced, and have young orchards on them;
well  irrigated,   and   have   good domesti
yrater.   Prices, $175 to $200 per .acre.
Other.most valuable land bargains
$25 per acre up.
Hitchner Bros.
Westbank    -   British Columbia
Waterworks ftAd Sewerage Systems, Pumping and
..'. Licliting Plants, Concrete Con-   '.
struction, etc. .
XELOWNA. A    A   B.C.
Capital Paid Up - - - - $5,000,000
Reserve Fund - - - - - 5.700,000
Total Assets -       -       -       -       -       72,000,000
Special Attention Paid to Savings Depositors
A. A. GOW, Manager.
P.O. BOX 137
T. W. SflRLINGs;
.Financial Agent.
Money to Loan on reasonable terms
■■-AH kinds of Financial
business transacted.
Office, Leon Avenue.
Phone 58 P.O. box 273
Dr. J. W. Nelson;Shepherd
P.O. Box 108
'Phone 66
Corner Peneozi Street and
Lawrence Avenue.
Mr* LAWRENCE. Graduate Nurse.
.Glenn Ave., Kelowna, B.C.
Phone 134.   .   -    -
Horses bought and sold on commission. Dray nrjeets all C.P.R.
boats. All kinds of heavy team
work. 'Phone 20.
r  , JOHN QURTS     .
Plahs and Specifications Prepared
and estimates given for publicBuild-
ings/Town and Country Residences
PHONE No. 93
On improved property also other securities
Fire, Life, and Accident
From one thousand to
twenty thousand or
more at 8 per cent.
Miss P. Louise Adams,
Scholarship graduate in Piano and
Teacher's Course of Toronto Conservatory
of Music. Late Teacher in Westminster
College, Toronto.
Will receive  pupils for pianoforte
tuition at the studio.
Lawrence Avenue, off Pendozi Street.
Address: P.O.. KELOWNA.
Planting, Pruning, Spraying
P.O. Box 174, Kelowna.
Pipe Fitter, Wells Dug and
Pumps,  Windmills, Drains,
etc, repaired and installed.
Haroey Aoenue, East.
If your business is
riot worth advertising,
advertise it for sale.
Best Selection of
Local Post Cards
and Views
■   Largest Studios in the Interior
Portraits by appointment.
Pendozi Street   -    Kelowna
Smith Street     -   Penticton
P. BURNS & Co., Ltd
Wholesale and Retail
,    Fresh Meat Daily
Full supply of Hams and Bacon
Fresh Fish in season
W. LUDLOW, Manager
Phone 135
We Want You to Know
You who are contemplating the purchase o£ an automobile, that you
run no risk in purchasing from us. For reliable running qualities,
elegance of finish, and indeed in all those qualities which the discriminating buyer specially looks for, the
Are the fiirst in their class. The reputation of a reliable firm of over
forty years standing is behind every car we sell.
Nothing but the very best material is used
In their construction, and the simplicity of design, whilst embodying
the newest and most up-to-date features, recommends them especially
tp those who want a car for use, "with the bother left out."
Come and have a talk with us about it.
S.   T.   ELLIOTT  ■ -    Kelowna, B. C.
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M 4
The Orchard City Record.
Thursday, Aug. 18
G. G. GARRETTE presents Canada's
Foremost Actor:
The Churches
St. Michael and All Angels' Church.
Holy Communion, first and third Sundays in the
month at 8 a.m.; second and fourth Sundays, after
Mornine Prayer.
Litany on the first and third Sundays.
Morning Prayer at 11   o'clock;   Evening Prayer at
REV. THOS. -REENE. V.. A., Rector.
and associate players in
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.
Kelowna Methodist Church.
Sabbath Service at 11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Sunday School at 2:30 p.m.
Midweek service Wednesday at 8 p.m.
REV. J. W.  DAVIDSON   Pastor..
Kelowna Baptist Church, Ellice St.
Sabbath Services at 11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Sabbath School at 10 a.m.   All welcome.
Wed . 7.30. Rev. D. J. Welsh* Pastbr. \
The sailing schedule of the S.S. Okanagan during the summer months is as'follows.
Sir Gilbert Parker's Picturesque Play of
Western Canada.
Read up
Daily Except Sundays
Okanagan Landing
Okanagan Centre
Short's Point
Read down
'     12:45
Prices    *    75c and $1
Seats on sale at Willits' Drug Store.
Donations of vegetables, fruit, dairy pro-'
Huce, eggs etc.. will be gratefully received
at the Kelowna Hospital.    If more convenient same may be left at the shop of Messrs.
Crowley  Co ; Ltd.
The Kelowna Hospital Society have an
Insurance in force which they wish to
bring before the notice of the public.
For the sum of $10 bachelors or married
men may obtain a Hospital Insurance
Ticket which entitles the holder to Free
Hospital Attendance for one year from
date of issue for any sjckness or accidents
except contagequs or infectious diseases,
which are not be admitted to the hospital.
Applications for tickets or for further in-
formation should be made to the secretary, P.O. Box 69, or Room 4. Keller Block,
Kelowna, B.C. '
on Saturday Next,
Ang. 20th, at 3 p.m.
Cow, gentle, and good milker
Two Calves
Team of Horses
Wagon        Harness
Household Furniture
and numerous other articles
nal Sweep of Summer Goods
Starting Saturday the 20th  -  TEN DAYS' SAL£
Out they must go ! All our balance of Summer Goods will be cleared out at prices unheard bf in Bargain giving.
We mean to make a speedy clearance no matter how much the sacrifice. Space won't permit to give a detailed
account of the many wonderful Bargain offerings. So come along and judge for yourself. Pleased to have you see
our values, buy or not.   Np goods on approbation.   Sale goods for cash only.
Women's Wash Dresses, Suits,(
and Coats
Half price and less
Here they go at prices half and less.   No reserve.
Don't delay having your pick.
Whitewear Must Go all at
Half Price
A chance of a lifetime to procure high-class
Whitewear at just half the usual price. A good
selection to choose from.
Women's Cotton and Lisle Vests,
Drawers, and Combinations
Priced one-third less.   All styles.
Women's Lawn Silk and Net
One Third Less
Men's, Womens, and Children's
Summer Hats
Prices Half and Less
Wash Goods at Slaughter Prices
15c values, Sale price, 9c
20c       " " 12jc
25c and 30c       " " 15c V
35c and 40c       ••■ " I7jc
45c and 50c       « " 22jc
Men's Two-piece Suits
Only a few sizes left, so get here early and . have
the pick.
Men's Fancy Vests
Don't miss having one or more of these snaps.
Men s Underwear.
One third less
Fine Balbriggan, Lisle, and Mesh.
Sunshades half price   THE STORE OF'BIG BARGAINS    Wash Belts half price
Established 1850.
_> Thursday, Aug. 1
Orchard Gity Record
,        A 'Wonderful .showing of Office   and  library
Desks,   of   the,';- very   best   designs,   and   our
favorable  prices; are  sure  to   attract   attention.
-i Prices  range'from  $7.15  to  $50.00;     '\
■-■■; - A  large shipment, of ,
Have just  arrived.   Prices  frorn $28 to $50.
Kdo^^ Co.
The  Store of  Quality and  Style.
A want ad in the
R ecord brings results.
Goods delivered to any part of
the City
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a-:' Provincial'-and General News -
We' give our "prompt attention
- to mail orders
.   Phone 12
. ■■■■*•■■
•^      •    'Me^ts all Boats,
Prompt Attention to all Orders.
'Phone No, 158.
Office in Wilks Old Store.
Forest firc3 have,broken olut in
the Yellowstone National Park,
Montana; and although a- force ol
soldiers several hundred strong
have been engaged fighting it it is
feared that the beautiful park will
suffer much disfigurement.
Sir Wilfred Laurier has been in
receipt of telegrams of congratulation from all over the country on
his narrow escape in the accident
which wrecked his special train
last vveek west of Pense, Sask.-
W. J. Gr.ynor, mayor of New
York, is! in hospital suffering a bullet wound in the head. The shot
was fired by a discharged city employee. Gaynor has aroused the
enmity of a large section of New
York's grafters and political jobbers
by his efforts on behalf of. pure
It is said the Canadian Northern
will spend upwar.es of $10,000,000
in the erection of car shops and
wharfage at their new terminal city
Port Mann. Tlie .townsite of Port
Mann, which is opposite New
Westminster on ihe Fraser river,
wilLbe placed on the market this
autumn. It embraces an area of
about 2000 acres, with a water
frontage of two aftci a half miles.
Mosquitoes have won in a battle
with the Methodist church at South
Orange, New Jersey. Up io the
present week the pastor has held
services regularly both morning and
evening during tlie heated months,
and the services have been well attended. But the evening services
were terribly trying on account of
the pests. Though screens for
doors and windows were provided,
the infliction continued. Last
Sunday the, pastor was .repeatedly
interrupted in , his sermon by the
unwelcome visitors, and he' finally
gave up the fight, and announced
until the mosquito season is over
there will be.no service.
The steamer Royal Edward of
the Canadian Northern Steamship
Company has made a new Atlantic
record, having crossed from land
to land in three days and fifteen
hours. This is' three and a half
hours faster than the record made
by.the Empress of Britain. This is
the second time this year the Royal'
Edward has lowered the Atlantic
record. ; '7;7..'':;
Fifty thousand American women
have signed a petition to Mrs.
Alice Longworth asking her to
abandon the cigarette habit.
Alex. Littleton, chairman of the
Hampstead suburb trust, states that
Earl Grey told him he wasliopeful
of introducing the garden suburb
movement in Canada.
The special copy of the book of
common prayer which the King is
presenting to the church of England
in Chnndn, is being taken out by the
Bishop of London, who is a passenger on the steamer Empress of
Florence Nightingale, the famous
nurse of the Crimean war, and the
onlv woman who ever received
the Order of Merit, died last week
at her London home. Although
she had been an irivalid for a long
timf, rarely leaving her room, he.r
death was somewhat unexpected.
A plague of snails is Ceylon's
latest infliction. The snails, some
of which weigh about a pound
'each, are working great havoc
amongst the young trees. As the
district affected is the premier rubber belt, it is feared the snails may
eventually attack the young rubber
trees. The snails are increasing
faster than they can be destroyed,
and the government is now taking
action against what has come to be
a pest. It is supposed the snails
were first carried there on some
Prices Quoted to Any  Foir_t
on the Lake
Ferry to Bear Creek every Friday.
Box 66 Kelowna, B.C.
A diamond belt valued at $25,-.
000 arid'emblematic of the heavyweight championship of the world
will be piesented to Jack Johnson
by  the   negro 'population  of  the
st_ttes«A. ■■■■■yy '   '
s A total wheat crop in the three
Western provinces of one hundred
million bushels is predicted by W.
J. .White, inspector of Canadian immigration offices in the United States
in.:;a' report submitted to Bruce
Walker, commissioner of Immigration, after an extended trip through
the wheat fields.- •
U_.___1J   M_l_. *"•_    i-
t aarum neisvu \,u. in
"Pierre of the Plains."
With , the representation of " Pierre of
the Plains" by the Harold Nelson company of players st the' Opera House next
Saturday, and Monday; the pinnacle of
local interest has been reached. Mr. Nelson is Canada's foremost dramatist, is the
pioneer producer of palatable entertainment of the educational and highly moral
ssrt, and is perhaps the only star who has
the advancement of things theatrical in
this seAion really at heart. -Thia was
demonstrated when he closed his run of
unprecedented success on'August 1st at
the Beck Theatre, Bellingham.
The Beck Theatre, Bellingham, and the
Garrick Theatre, San Francisco, have been
put at Mr. Nelson's disposal as producing
houses, and: at high admission prices his
efforts have'won favor and'unlimited engagements. . Despite 'these these allurements, he has induced his manager, Mr.
G. G; Garrette, to arrange his time so as
to-admit of the preterit tour.  A '
"Pierre of the PlainSs" is Mr, Nelson's
masterpiece. It deals, with the stirring
scenes on the bolder in the days of the
early settlers. Pierre, played by Mr. Nelson, is a " breed" who haa been much
maligned irr the eyes of Jen, the daughter
of a road house keeper. He loves the girl
devotedly without telling her until he has
proved his courtage in a tragedy which
serves as a thrilling climax. The end is a
happy one for All concerned.
In the excellent supporting company,
Miss Grace-Johnson, the beautiful young
San Francisco leading lady heads the feminine contingent with a delineation of Jen
that: tingles with vivaciousnesS in every
Railways Dispute Over
There is a dispute impending
between the C. P. R. and the
C. N. R., involving the right of the
latter ..company to build its line
on a portion of the-right-of-way of
the C. P. R. on the shelving banks
of the Fraser and Thompson rivers.
The case will be heard before the
sitting of the railway commissioners
at Vancouver on September 5th.
The Canadian Pacific railway has
entered a general protest against,
the application of Messrs. Mackenzie and Mann for approval of
the Canadian Nor.hern railway
route at two different points. The
first is for a seven mile section on
the Thompson river, and the other
is for a ten mile stretch on the
Fraser. The Canadian Pacific objects to the proposed line parallelling its road bed.
Jn its bill of particulars the Canadian Pacific states in the first place
that there is not sufficient roomfor
the two parallel lines on the precipitous banks of the two rivers. It is
pointed that the building of the
Canadian Northern grade will
seriously menace the slopes of the
other company's road bed.and that
the older company, when removing
rock slides, will be compelled in
any event to dump rock and
boulders below into the tracks of
the oth^r road, there being no other
cheap method of getting rid ot the
hundreds of tons of rock that fall
at certain seasons of the .year.
Dates of Fall Fairs
In the upper country the fall fairs
will all be held during the last two
weeks in ^September as follows:
Kamloops—Sept. 28. 29 and 30.
Vernon—Sept. 15,16 and 17.
Nicola—Sept. 16 and I 7.
Armstrong—Sept; 22 and 23.
Kelowna—Sept. 20 ar.d 21.
Salmon Arm—Sept. 23 and 24.
The Coast exhibitions are :
Vancouver — August   15-20  inclusive.
Victoria—Sept. 27-Oct. I.
New Westminster—October 4-8
. News of the Valley.
Vernon taxes for the year amount
to 28_ mills on the dollar.
The,cPenticton Herald has been
incorporated as a limited comany
with a capital of $10,000.
Salmon Arm ratepayers have
petitioned the corporation to establish a -waterworks system for the
Vernon is contemplating making
extensive and elaborate preparations for the reception of Sir Wilfrid Laurier, who will, after all,
pay a visit there on Friday, the
26th. Special train and steamboat rates are being made from all
parts of the valley. The premier
is to address a great public meet*
ing in tha skating rink.
Boat Builder
Launches, Sail Boats
Skiffs, Canoes and Scotos
Roto Boats and Canoes
for hire.
Kelowna Saw-Mill Company, Limited
will deliver 20 inch wood for
$1.50 per Rick
Orders filled in rotation.
Furnished Cottage, at South Okanagan, for the summer,
$20 per month. ■.
Two Cottages, on Ellis Street, $12 per month.
Many dope fiends contracted
the drug ha&ii in the cradle
Certain dangerous drugs were given to them in
their baby days in the form of "Soothing Syrups,"
"colic cures" and "iufan A friends." The harmful
effect of "soothers" containing opium, morphine,
chloroform, chloral, etc., cannot be too strongly
stated. Do not give baby a "soother", unless '
••   you positively must;    Then give it
and rest contented. Nyal's Soothing Syrup contains no opiates. It induces natural, healthy:
sleep—gives immediate relief to baby, calming
' the mother's tired nerves—does not put on "soft,
flabby flesh, making the little folks easy victims
of childish diseases.     <   v
We wouldn't think of recommending Nyal's
Soothing Syrup if we were not certain of its
beneficial effects. ,'
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Anything you
with the name
will give   yon
Sold and guaranteed by &~Q
P. B. WILLITS & Co., Kelowna, B.C.
If you Want Your Jams to keep, they
should te put up with
Cane-Sugar ■ Only
All B. C. Sugar Refining Company's Products   "   .
Consist Solely of Pure CANE SUGAR.
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Company, Limited.
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The Orchard City Record.
Thursday, Aug. 18
A  Dollar saved is
a   dollar    earned.
Buy  all  your  tea,  coffee,  and
groceries, at
And  save   dollars.
But then you say that s the same
old  story.    Give us a trial  and
see  for yourself.
W^atch our windows on Saturday.
Pickles.   Pickles.   Pickles.
For 30c per bottle.
Highest price  paid  for all  farm
Ice Cream Parlors open every night.
Phone 35 Phone 35
The Money Saving Store.
Fine modern house for
sale in the highest and
healthiest part of Kelowna
ten minutes walk from the
wharf. Large lot with
11 Oft. frontage on the main
street. House has four
large rooms on the first
flour, four bedrooms, bathroom, and linen closet, and
large concrete cellar. Complete plumbing, with taps
for" hot and cold water, hot
water cistern and large
tank inside. Papered
throughout. Garden planted with fruit trees. Concrete path. Will be sold
For further particulars apply
Orchard City Record
Osoyoos Division Yale District.
Notice is hereby given that an application
will be made under Part V. of the "Water
Act, !909," to obtain a license in the
Osoyoos Division of Yale District.
(a.) The name, address and occupation
of applicant—S. Sproul, Rutland farmer.
(A.) The name of the lake, stream or
source—North Fork of Mission Creek.
(c.) The point of diversion—At the intake of the Belgo-Canadian Fruit Land:
(of.) The quantity of water applied for
—eight-tenths cubic foot per second.
(e.) The character of the proposed
works—Taking the water along the ditch
of the Belgo-Canadian Fruit Lands Company, thence by flume, ditch or pipe to
the land to be irregated.
'(/.) The premises on which the water
is to be used—5 1-2 of S.W. 1-4 Sec. 25.
Lot 26.
(g.) The purposes for which the water
is to be used—Domestic and Irrigation.
(ft.) If for irrigation describe the land
intended to be irrigated, giving acreage—
70 acres, S. 1-2 of S.W. I-4 Sec. 25, Tp.
(j.) Area of Crown land intended to
be occupied by the proposed works—
( k-) This notice was posted on the 16
day of August, 1910, and application will
be made to the Commissioner on the 16th
day of September, 1910.
(/.) Give the names; and addresses of
any riparian proprietors or licensees who
or whose lands are likely to be affected
by the proposed works, either above or
below the outlet—None.
Rutland. B. C
Continued from page I
The People's Store
Phones:  Grocery, 214    Dry Goods, 314     Office, 143
Our   Crockery   Dept.
We have just added to our stock a
nice little assortment of China, in
new designs. The patterns are good,
and the decorations neat.
We have Salad Bowls in three sizes,
ncKie irays, ^eieiy irays, opoon
Trays, Comb and Brush Trays, Fruit
Bowls, Cracker Jars, Teapot, Sugar,
and Cream Setts, Bon-Bons, Hair
Receivers, Hat-pin Holders, Plates,
Placques, Cups and Saucers, etc.
Now is the time to use Butter Crocks
for your Butter, Pickles, and Preser-   ..
ves.    We have them in one* two,
three four, five, and six gallons, with
or without covers.
Jugs in one and two gallon sizes.
Fruit Jars, in all sizes. Also Jelly Glasses.
Headquarters for the Economical Buyer
River, to the McPherson Fruit Co.,
here.Calgary, Aug. 4th, f.o.b. point
of shipment:
Pears, Bartlett, per case  	
Pears, Flemish Beauty, per case ......
Plums, assorted, per case  	
Peaches, Early Crawford, per case...
Apples,   Wealthy  and Gravenstein,
per case	
The following are the Jobbers'
prices to retailers per case to-day,
Aug. 4th, Calgary:
Washington apricots....: s.1.00 to'1.25
Washington   peaches.    Early
Crawford     1,25 to 1.35
Washington peaches, Triumph 1.00
Washington apples, Alex'nd'r 2.00
Washington apples, Red  As-
trachan      2.25 to 2.50
Washington Crabs    2.25
Washington plums, peach or
'gages     1.50
California plums and prunes 1.75 to 2X0
Cali fornia pears, Bartlett......   3.00 to 3.50
B.C. blackberries, 2-5    2.75
B.C. cherries, 24 baskets, 4-5   4.25
To summarize, apricots are not
a heavy crop and rather under size
everywhere. B. C. should have no
trouble in marketing the crop at
fair prices in these markets. Avoid
selling too much in local markets,
as they have from some American
points a better rate into Vancouver
than from Okanagan Valley points.
On the other hand, peaches are a
good crop, and prices quoted from
American side 40, 45 and 50 cents
per case, for the different varieties
would indicate about 65, 70 and
75 c. on a commercial basis of
Oregon and Washington prices for
B. C. The other large fruits, apples,
crabs, pears, plums and prunes,
will probably rule firmer at fair
prir.es than indicated from first reports, although plums and prunes
are reported a heavy crop at some
American points. It is not safe to
speculate on price at present. The
latest reports from Ontario, re large
fruits, are favorable to B.C. Jobbers
and retailers here have been
thoroughly advised of our big crop,
and it is for the B. C. shippers now
to make good by placing themselves in touch at once with the
jobbers, retailers and consumers of
these markets by putting up a good
product and shipping promptly,
when ready, whatever they may
have to ship, at fair market prices.
2. Cents per word, first insertion and
1 Cent per word'each subsequent
insertion, minimum'25 Cents.
FOR SALE.—Twelve acres of good, fruit
land on benches, with water-record,
also an 8-roomed house on Park Ave.,
Kelowna.   Apply P.O. box 175.    I3tf
Eight-roomed house  (Morden's) opposite
Pridham's  orchard, with   half  acre land,
small fruits, etc.   Apply Geo. E. Boyer.
A large  store  in   Water  Street.     Apply
Campbell Bros., Kelowna. 18 tf
E. A. Day will  not  be  responsible  for
any debt contracted in his name and without his written order. 26-38p
For sale at Hawkesdale Dairy.   Apply  S.
M. Gore, Manager. 38tr
For sale, 50c." lOOlbs. Apply Record Office
On old Prather Ranch. If you have any
stock you wish pastured, telephone Cather
Springwood Ranch. The bunch grass : is
in abundance, and the 40 acres of meadow
will be at the disposal of stock after first
crop is taken off. Terms, $2 per head per
month. 33tf.
Suggestion to Apple Shippers
A correspondent of the Fruitgrower describes» a somewhat
unique method of shipping apples
in car lots.       " *      \ •■ "
Have any of the shippers, of
Western apples he asks, tried the
following plan in loading cars with
fruit: put in about three inches of
oats in the bottom of the car, then
put in one tier of boxes, leaving
about three inches of space around
the outside, and about two inches
of space between the boxes; then
fill with oats again, and so ■ on until the car. is loaded. 1 shipped a
car of apples to Florida packed in
this way, and not a bruise could be
found on the apples more than
were on when shipped. The oats
settled down around the boxes and
kept them in perfect condition. I
sold, the oats upon arrival of the
shipment in Florida for . enough to
pay the freight and the cost of the
I put the oats around the apples
in thia way because I could not get
a refrigerator car, and they ^were
shipped in the winter. Protected
in this way, the fruit was not affected by the cold at this end of
the journey, nor by the heat at the
other end oi the line. They certainly held the fruit in fine condtiion.
at immensely reduced prices. We are
offering all makes of typewriters for tale.
These machines are in perfect condition,
having been rebuilt in our own workshop
by the most expert workmen in the city.
Send for price list. The Oliver Typewriter Agency, 321; Homer st., Vancouver,
B. C. , ' 3-
Good driver and worker, if sold  at  once,
cheap       Apply Record Office.
Three first-class feather beds.   '
Apply Mrs. Collins, Glenn Avenue
Ripe peaches cheap I At warehouse of
.Vernon Fruit Co. Kelowna cull peaches
in good order. Buy them now. Bring
your own boxes:   R. A. Pease. 35tf
Young, general purpose team,   quiet  and
gentle, good  workers,  nice  drivers,  also
double driving harness and buggy.
Apply Wm. Gay, Rutland.     .   36-9
Position   as    book-keeper   or   shorthand
writer  and  typist.  . Ten  years practical
business experience.'   First-class reference
Apply Box R, Orchard City Record. 37-9p
30-30 or. 303.   Repeating' Rifle wanked.
State price etc. tc Box  X,- Orchard  City
Record.      7 ' : "...     .    27tf
Warhouse on Lawrence Ave. Apply S, T.
Elliott. **, '738tf
Demand for Taxes.
'    t     NOTICE.
Owing to the enormous increase in the
price of flour we are compelled to raise
the price of bread lo 12 loaves for $1'.
If your liver is sluggish and out of tone,
and you feel dull, bilious, constipated, take
a dose of Chamberlain's Stomach' and
Liver Tablets' tonight before retiring and
you will feel all right in' the morning.
Sold by all druggists.
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Notice is hereby given that all dog tags
which were issued for 1909-10 expired on
July 1st last; and all dogs running at
large without .a new dog tag on and arter
September 1st, 1910, will be impounded,
and if tame are not claimed, Wijhin 72
hours, ind the tax and pound, fees paid
they will be sold or destroyed.
All persons harboring a dog upon which
the tax has not beep paid are liable to a
fine of $25 and costs. Thia bylaw will be
Strictly enforced on and after.'Sept. 1st
next. See that your dog is wearing the
new tag for 1910-11.
Kelowna. B.C. G. H. DUNN,
August, 16th, 1910. City Clerk.
_ The Revenue Tax of $3.00 due by every
male person of 18 years of age and under
60, is due arid payable on the 2nd day of
January in each and every year.
.  This tax may be paid to   -
.   Provincial Constable.
Dysentery is a dangerous disease but can
be cured. Chamberlain's Colic -Cholera
and Diarrhoea Remedy has been successfully used, in nine epidemics of dysentery.
It has never been known .-to fail. It is
equally valuable for children and adults,
and when reduced with water and sweetened, it it pleasant to take. Sold by all
druggists. ' •,':
When the digestion is all right, to action of the bowels regular, there ia a
natural craving and relish for food. When
this ii lacking you may know that vou need
a dole of Chamberlain's Stomach'and
Liver Tablets. They strengthen the
digestive organs, improve the appetite and
regulate the bowels.   Sold by all druggists.
■'y-,:l.,l.y.r 'y .■ ,.;:.-.' yy-'.''-"-.''.<':>l:.,\-.y   '..'-'■-y
Osoyoos Division Yale District.
Notice is hereby given'that an application
will be made under Part 5 of the Water
Act 1909 to obtain a license in the Osoyoos
Division of Yale District.
(a)   Name, address, and occupation of
applicant—Daniel McLean, Kelowna, B.C,
(A) The name of the lake, stream, or
source—D»y Creek.
(c) The point of diversion—At Robert
White's h.rdgate, being 317 feet, west of
Prv creek bridge. '!
(d) The quantity of water applied for—
I cubic feet per second.
(e) . The character of' the proposed
works—Water to be conveyed through-
ditches.      \
(/)'• The,premise» on which the water
is to be used—-South half lot 531, group I.
(g) The purposes for which water is to
be used—Irrigation. .
' (h) If for irrigation, describe the lands
intended to be irrigated, giving acreage—
31 acres of said south half of lot. 531,
group I. ■    ■ <    \    •'
(/). Area of crown land, intended to be
occupied.by proposed work*—hone. -
(k) This notice was posted On the 2nd
day of Aug. 1910, and application will be
made to the Commissioner on the. 2nd day
of September, 1910.
(/) Give the. names and addresses of
any riparian proprietors or licensees who
or whose lands are likely to be affected
by the proposed works, either above or
below the outlet—None.
Kelowna. B.C
Summer Goods
.Here   are   offerings;:
which should .'aitiract>
the attention of every'
one looking for Bar?
'gains. :      - A
Ladies' Wash Belts'
40c., 50c, 60c., 75c.
your choice for only
725c.      A
Ladies' WashCollars
reduced to half-price
25 per cent discount
off all    Children's
- Wash Dresses
331 per cent, disc'nt
off all Ladies' and
Children's  '   Sunshades
AllLadies'and Child-
ren'sStraw and Linen
Hats half-price.
Ladies' Wash Skirts,
reg. $4 line, reduced
tb $2;75        yy^-y
Ladies' Wash Skirts^
reg.  $3.50 line, reduced to $2.50
Ladies' Wash Skirts,
reg.-$3 line, reduced
to $2.25
Ladies' Linen . Suits;
reg.   $12   line,   reduced to $7.50
Ladies' White Pique,
reg. $13 line, reduced to $8.50
Big Reductions in
all Wash Goods, 20c.
25c, 30c, ,40c, Col.
Dress   Muslins,    reduced to 15c per yd.
The Kelotona
Store  '
The Store of the
Stylish Shoe
Ladies these days take great pleasure
in collecting souvenir spoons, cither iffr
the tea or coffee size. Just the thing to
send away for a present, and are* good
souvenirs of our Orchard City, with the
different coats of arms, on the handles.
A good, heatty sterling silver spoon for
$1.50, engraved "Kelowna."
Look in the window.
Bernard Avenue.
All work absolutely guaranteed
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Cabinetmaker and
James Bros. Block. -
Phone 88. ; ', ;
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