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''':    with you;   Quit and
■   you stand alone. "'-■■-,
Circulation H, i g h e s;t,
Rates Lowest.
Tfi"^ Orchard Cfcty   o
£>rtti5h CpUm
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Job Printing
Special Facilities for
Executing High-
Class Half-Tone and
General Letterpress
'   Work.
VOL. II.   NO. 44.
$1.50 Per Annum.
Meeting of City Council
No Change Will Be Made In Early Closing (Bar) By-law - Mr.
Kerr Appears For Petitioners.
A meeting of the "citv ^council
was held Monday evening, the
mayor, Aid. Leckie, Jones, and Cox
being present;
The minutes of the previous
meeting were read and adopted.
Mr. R, B, Kerr, who was present,
said he had been asked to appear
•' on behalf of a number of people
who had submitted to the council
a petition asking them to rescind a
by-law  which  had   been  passed,
, compelling the hotels to close bars
at seven o'clock on Saturday evenings.     He  would  like to remind
them that' the  petition  had  been
signed by a tremendous  majority
of  the; business men of the town.
• It was safe J6 say that fully eighty
per cent, of the business men  had
expressed themselves as being in
favor of keeping the hotels open.
And   not only  the business men,
but largo numbers of working men
, signed the petition, and there was
no doubt that if an effort had been
onade  a much  greater number of
signatures  could   have ; been   obtained.  .,.■"".'■■'.'. ' ' 'ii
Ah attempt had been made, continued Mr. Kerr, to ascertain what
had been the effect ofthe operation
7 of the by-law. Several of the business men had reported a considerable falling off in their trade on
Saturday evenings. Large parties
of people who would otherwise
come into town were going put to
South Okanagan, where the restriction as to hours did 'nipt, apply.
People were thus being driven out
of town to the detriment "ofthe
r^,  .   storekeepers.
Mr, Kerr had also tried-to find
out what had been the result of the
early closing in respect to the sale
of liquor itself. The. most notice-;
able effect had been the large, increase' in the sale of bottles. It wps
easy to guess who the people were
who bought tne bottles.. They
were .of the class who •• wanted
liquor very badly and would not
go without it. So that the by-law
had done nothing towards restraining the heavy drinkers. The man
who had a real craving for drink
would get it anyhow, eyenif he
had to lay in a stock in bottles. In
' fact, he was liable to drink more,
as when he had bottles in the
house he would most likely drink
until they were finished. The bylaw then had done nothing to stop
the sale of liquor.
The man who had been most
affected was the one who made use
of the hotels fpr social objects, and
who had been shut off by the bylaw from the privilege of meeting
his acquaintances in friendly intercourse. The farmer, for Instance,
who had been hard at work all
.week, often came into town Saturday night There were only two
things he could do ; either walk the
streets or go into a bar. It was
rather poor fun walking up and
down the sidewalks, and many
went, into the bar because of the
light and warmth, and pleasant
company. Here he would meet
with friends and incidentally take
a drink. As a rule, he would .not
take more than two or three. This
was the kind of man the by-law
was aimed at. When the bars
were closed at seven o'clock he
was'left with no place in which he,
could meet with friends and enjoy
a pleasant|half-hour, and the only
thing he could do was to stay at
home. There were pebple who
said that it was so important that
the bars should be closed that that
does not matter. But such a policy
had a bad effect on a town.
There was a noticeable tendency
in all small country towns at the
present time for the ', people to
make for the large cities; Why
was it ? It was because there was
no fun in a little town. In Van1
couver, for instance, there were, always lots of amusements, always
something going on. Here it. was
different. In a small place it was
all working and eating. It was this
fact which,was causing the rush to
the big cities.    The aim should be
, anc
• any
was ac-
to make small places livelier
more pleasant to the people
them. Legislation like the by-law
in question made - towns duller.
Kelowna was a muchMulIer town
now than before the by-law was
put'into operation.
There was another thing, the
more Unpleasant we made the
country districts the less likely
people were to come here. It was
a bad policy •■ to make/ a place
worse and worse. It might be in
some degree excusable if' it was
doing some good. But the people
who wanted liquor were getting it
just the same. The bv-law was
simply making the town duller
without doing any good, said Mr.
Kerr, and_he would therefore ask
the council to take steps to alter
the situation.
Government by the people ;vas
one of the principles in the constitution of all cities. In this case
the people had made perfectly
plain what they wanted, and they
should have .their way.
.... Mayor Sutherland assured
TCerr . that the matter would
taken up again at a later stage.
Mayor Sutherland said that some
time ago an application had been
received.from the police magistrate,
Dr. Boyce, for an increase oj salary.
The matter had been laid on the
table at the time pending the return
of Ald.;Jones. He thought it would
now be proper to deal with it,
The following motion
cordingly passed: " That a salary
of $500 be offered to the present
police magistrate, to take effect
from time of appointment."    :
Both Aid,. Leckie and Aid. Jones
spoke in high terms of the work of
Dr. Boyce as magistrate of the city.
Aid. Jones reported that he had
spoken, tp the chief of: the fire
brigade with respect to the need
for more hose. He had said that
in. case a large fire should happen
at the present time there was not
enough hose to handle it. Quite a
lot of what they had was in a very
bad' state, and could not be depended upon. When we have a
fire brigade, said Aid. Jones, who
are so prompt and efficient in their
work, we sjiould give them every
assistance. It was also necessary
to consider the property owners.
He thought they should provide
new hose at once. As much of the
old hose was useless they should
secure at least 500.feet. '
Mayor Sutherland said he would
like to mention that this request
was. not sent in before the est in.at es
were made out, and consequently
no provision had been made for it.
If they bought the hose now, they
would simply have to go into debt
for the amount.
Aid. Leckie said he had also
spoken to the fire brigade on the.
subject. . They had pointed' out
that if more hose was bought they
would have to have more reels to
hold it. He-had explained that
there was already as much hose
as the capacity ofthe pump would
carry. If the. hose was. really
necessary, of course' he was in
favor of getting it.
Aid. Jones said he had understood that another reel was necessary. ' The brigade had assured
him that the hose was necessary,
and he had not cared to take the
responsibility of refusing it. . It
would be a disastrous thing if a big
fire had to break out and get beyond control for want qf a few
feet of hose. :
Mayor Sutherland said if they
went into debt to the amount they
would be sure to receive a certain
amount of blame, but ij: would be
infinitely worse if they were to have
a big fire and not be able to control it.
Mention was made of the greatly
increased price of" hose, which had
gone up 20 per cent.'in the last
four years. Rubber waa up 300
per cent. 7. '•■
Aid. Cox asked what provision
wonld be made for'.the'additional
expenditure.  , •
No provision at all, answered the
mayor. ' They would simply have
to carry it as a debt and let the
new council deal wi^h it.
The following motion was then
passed : " That a fire hose reel and
500 feet of Bioncho Brand hose at
90c, Canadian Rubber Co.'s make
be purchased at once."
The next matter, said the mayor,
was the early-closing by-law. He
might mention that the by-law was
passed two years ago. At that
time, strange to say, the two hotels
were working with the temperance
people to restrict the sale of liquor
in the town. It was to carry out
the wish of both parties that the bylaw was introduced. Now, it does
not seem to be working'very good.
It would be well to get some expression of opinion from the
council before any new by-law was
brought in.
Aid, Cox said he had looked
carefully over the petition which
had been submitted and he could
hot' say that it represented the
opinion of,the people generally.
Only about one-third of those who
signed were ratepayers. Some of
the supporters lived in Vernon and
many others in the country.
Aid. Jones said the situation was
comparatively new to him. He
had been away when the petition
was brought before; the council.
He. had thought that matters were
moving quietly enough until he
had been spoken to by a gentleman
interested in the petition;. The
council, he said, had already dealt
with the matter, and he did not
see that anything more was to. be
done. Nothing had been said to
him about the loss of trade which
was supposed io be going on. He
had certainly not noticed,the town
torn. by. dissension. Nor was he
aware • that South Okanagan was
blossoming into a city on account
of the trade which was being
driven away from here. He thought
the streets of Kelowna still looked
as though business was being done.
He did not think the council should
take any action until the business
men came up in a body and requested them to do so. When they
were assured that it- was the, wish
of the business men and people of
Kelowna, it would, then be time to
take action.
Continuing, Aid. Jones said he
did not think the.council had over-.,
stepped their duties in enforcing
the by-law. It was only in line
with what many other cities and
towns were doing, and he could
hot see that is was imposing any
Mayor Sutherland said they had
rib business to be simply following
what other places were doing, but
he might mention that Armstrong
had reduced their hours tp 9 o'clock
each evening during the week, and
7 o'clock Saturday. That is, they
had. cut off.fourteen! hour's-to our
four. They had s also doubled the
licenses. They had introduced a
by-law closing every evening at 7
o'clock, but after discussion, they
had compromised by closing at 9
o'clock during the week and 7 o'k.
Saturday and. doubling the licenses.
Other towns were passing even
more drastic measures. However,
as he had' said before, they had no
business, to be doing simply as
others were doing. He would like
to know what was the wish of the
Aid. Cox-said he did not think
they were called upon to do anything.
The pound-keeper presented the
following: A
•A. Gordon 5 cow's,
A. McLennan ..1    " • .
Stranger ..,,! horse
Capt. Knight............!     "   .
Hon. Price Ellison ...4     "  .
. John Carsorso ....,.,..3 -;■■ "   .
The following accounts were referred to the finance committee:
Rom McDonald, spec, police duty ...$3 00
J. Cowan, do.      do. 7      ...18 00
J. Cowan, taking prisoner to Landing 9 95
Ian MacRae,       «       •<    Kamloops 12 40
An  adjournnent  was made
Monday next, Oct. 3rd.
0k. Centre Endorses
Govern't Ownership
Resident Land Owners Stand
For Broader Sytem of Control.
That the demand for government ownership of irrigation work
is general throughout the valley
was evidenced by the enthusiastic
meeting held last Monday evening
at Okanagan Centre.
ln response to an invitation from
some of the farmers there Mr. M.
Hereron arid Mr. A. R. Muirhead
went up from town and explained
ithe work which was being carried
on by the Okanagan District Irrigation Association, and the purpose of the petitions /which are
being circulated, asking the government to take steps towards the
provision of adequate means of
conserving and distributing the
water which was so necessary a
factor in the success of the valley.
Some thirty people had assembled, and one and all heartily endorsed the project. A copy of
petition was signed by piactically
all present, and a committee of two
appointed to obtain the signatures
of all land holders in the district.
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The new Arcade Theatre of Motion Pictures recently opened here
has been getting record audiences.
The pictures appear to have been
of a high standard, and highly
amusing and interesting.
In the small hours of Tuesday
morning the wierd sound of. the
fire syren again aroused the city
from its slumbers. A fire had broken out amongst the lumber piles
in the sawmill yard. The sawmill
night staff were the first to get the
hose going, and the brigade arriving soon after.the blaze was quickly
extinguished, -and comparatively
little/damage done. There is a
•strong suspicion that two men who
had been loitering in the milliard
a short time before the alarm was
given, and had been refused permission to sleep in the mill, were
concerned in the affair, but no evidence is available.
A portion of .the exhibit for the
Westminster show has been on
view during the week in Lawson's
window and has attracted much
attention by its fine quality and
color. Mr. A. E. Boyer, accompanied by Mr. A. R. Muirhead and
Mr. J. Sewell, the packer; leave
tomorrow for the coast, to get the
exhibit ready for the opening of
the fair, which takes' place next
The' orchestral .practice for the
Dramatic- Society is to be held in
future on Thursday evening instead of Wednesday.
Mr. P. Gorman, who has for
some tithe been acting as assistant
to the city clerk, leaves shortly for
Honolulu, where he has received
an appointment as court interpreter,
Mr. Gorman's long residence in
Yokohama having given him a
wide familiarity with the Japanese
language. We wish him every
success in his new position.
Messrs. Stirling & Pitcairn are
shipping this week a carload of
pears to Australia.
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The following letter is being circulated as far as possible among
friends of the Hospital and other
ladies who have not yet joined the
Ladies' Hospital Aid: l
Dear 'Madam,—We appeal to you to
help us in supporting; the' Hospital and
the wgrlc of all those connected with it,
by promoting a constant sympathy to-
, wards this exceedingly important pnblic
institution, and by joining our Ladies'
■ Hospital Aid.
We wish, to draw your attention to the
injury resulting to any town by its publip
hospital being allowed. to go into debt,
and to urge the advisability of averting
this evil.
A larger, membership of the Aid is
greatly needed. By increasing the number of our members, we hope to have
the help and goodwill of all the women
of Kelowna and its neighborhood, so
that our work will not be a burden on a
few, but a source of social enjoyment.
Our 'general' meetings are held on the,
first Saturday in each month. The opening meeting of this session is Oct. lit at
the Arcade Hall, Water street. We hope
, you will join in membership and counsel on that occasion.
(Signed by:the Executive Committee)
. i M. E; Cameron (Pres.), D. F. Kerr (Sec.),
C. WilHts (Treas.), M. Motherland,
I. Peabody, M. G. Dillon, M. A.Harvey.
J. D. Knox, V. G. McKay.
Poultry Association
Pointers by Mr. Jull.
Pertinent Suggestions For
B.C.  Poultrymen.
Never before in the history of
the production of our eggs, flesh
and feathers has there been so
much intrest as within the past few
monihs. Local poultry associations
and poultrymen generally seem to
be waking to the fact that there is
a future before u*. Undreamed of
possibilities of the past are being
realized in the present and even
the most sanguine of iis must be
convinced that still better results
may be obtained under improved
Our most successful poultrymen
in all parts of the Province had
proved that, under proper conditions and with carefu} and efficient
management, poultry raising" is a
paying proposition, a more profitable industry than many others,
some of which have boomed for
yfears. But we must accept conditions as we find them and make
the best of" them. Poultey^ssocia-
tions aud individu^^^^Jrymen
have not been given tlieerriiaurage-
mpnt they deserve. Those engaged
in the business of poultry-keeping
have gone through dear experiences and have overcome many obstacles; they have had to" work out
their own salvation while the Government stood aloof and the public
were suspicious of possible profits.
But now. we enter upon a new
era with a broad and promising
fiejd before us. The British Colum-
biatPoult^jr Association, was organize^for .the: benefit of every poultryman Hn theprovince.'it*'was organized to strengthen the working
power of the local associations; it
was organized for the purpose of
bringing the Government into
closer touch with the poultry
men in-order that the Government
might be better, able to understand
and appreciate their needs.      ' /./
The work which will be taken
up by the Provincial Association
will be a very broad character, and
will cover every phase pertaining
to the -poultry industrj&v Its primary
object is naturally thos^p'r education, to educate the public to adopt
improved methods in poultry breed
ing in order that the returns for
the money and labor expended in
poultry keeping may be greater
than under .present conditions.
The returns df the poultry keeper
should be greater, and one object
of the Provincial Poultry Association will be to aid all poultrymen
in every possible way.
It will seek to disseminate throughout the province a thorough knowledge of .proper methods of rearing
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be to secure a widespread interest
in thoroughbred poultry. It is also
expected that within a year or two
it will hold a provincial poultry
show, which should prove to be
one of the largest and best in Canada.
The following questions will give
some idea of the nature of the
work undertaken by the new association:—
1. About 90 per cent, of all poultry products come from the farm.
How can this association interest
the farmers who are now keeping
scrub stock in standard bred poultry)
2. How can we educate the farmers to produce and care for more
and better poultry?
3. Do we neeg a Standard for
market poultry arid eggs as well as
a Standard for Exhibition Stock?
4. What about the adoption of a
Utility Standard—as applied to the
production, judging and selling of
poultry meat and eggs?
5. What can this Association do
tb encourage co-operation in the
marketing of poultry products?
What are some of the best methods
to adopt?
,; 0. 'Suggestions, concerning the
selling of cold v storage eggs and
poultry meat as fresh products. Imported eggs are also sold as fresh
eggs. »
7. Cheaper and better grades of
8. Suggestion re the; arrangement
Vancouver Selected As
University Site.
Commission Suggest   Point
Grey As Ideal Location.
The report of the University
Commission named by authority of
legislation of last session to select
the location ofthe British Columbia
University has just been made
The report itself, which is absolutely final and decisive as to the
matter of site, reads as follows:-
"Victoria, June 28, 1910:-To
His Honor, The Lieut.-Governor-in
"Sir:—The University Site Commissioner begs to submit the following report:—In accordance with
the provisions of the University
Site Commission Act, 1910, your
commissioners have visited and
made a careful examination of several cities and rural districts suggested as suitable university sites and
have selected as the location for
the university the vicinity of the
city of Vancouver.
"We have the honor to be, Sir,
your obedient servants, (signed)—
R. C.Weldon, chairman; G. Dauth
C. C. Jones, O. D. Skelton; W. C.
Murray, Secretary.
Accompanying this 'report-in
chief embodying the finding of the
commissioners, is an auxiliary or
elaborative report addressed to the
minister . of education, Hon. Dr.
Young,, which contains a number
of recommendations as to establishment and future conduct of the
university:; ;lt says:—
The University site  Commission
are strongly.qf the, opinion that the
university should not be placed on
a s^te whicKllaayiin time %he com--
pletely surrounded by a city. They
respectfully suggest  that not  less s
than 250 acres ''be.set apart for the
university campus and 700 acres for .
experimental purposes in agricul- '
ture and forestry.;This is, exclusive
of a forest reserve for forestry  operations on a large scale.
The commissioners are of the
opinion that the.most suitable site
is at Point Grey unless' the soil there
and that of the delta land adjacent
are found to be unsuitable for the
experimental work of th e college
of Agriculture..
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Mrs. (Dr.)Dodds is • visiting her
sister-^nvlaw, Mrs.'S. Sproul, for a-
few days. ^      -j
Mr. Rogers, who has been staying around the store for. the past
few days, has been given a job at
the Kelowna Cannery.       *
Mr. Bird ° and Mr. Goodrich
have been busy hauling . onions
this week.
Harvest home services will be
held in the Methodist Church next
Sunday. The pastor will preach
sermons appropriate to the occasion
The church will be decorated with
flowers and fruits. The Sunday
school will rneet in Rally Day service at 2.30 p.m., and is 'making a
strong effort to have every officer
and member present. All the
friends of the cause are cordially
invited to join in these glad services.
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of our Annual poultry shows into
a circuit which will allow of the
securing of the most competent
judges for all Shows at minimum,
9.    Revision of prize lists.   Why   ■
not adopt a."sliding scale" i. e. the
the prize money to be in proportion
to the entries?- number of entries ,
also controlled by the  number  of
exhibitors^   Are  cash   prizes   the
means of stimulating healthy CpnV- >
petition?    Are  not   ribbons   a_}<$*
cups of greater value in encourags*;'
ing healthy competition  and  willy
they  not tend  to'more    readily *
establish our annual poultry, shbvvi. .
as educational and advertising features rather then at present Vhftre
bird's cbmpete for petty cafchpii^zes
Everybbby interested in poultry
should become a, member* of^he   .
Provincial    Poultry    Associatib^
Membership may laje  secured  tajfA
paying the annual fefe 'of ,^»w^->«s-.v,,
addressed to the secretary JVL A^'fM^A
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Thursday, Sept. 29
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A Wonderful Landscape Painted Entirely From Imagination.
Marvelous were the products of Jefferson's inspiration. He had created
a nchool of his own. He was prone to
portray forest scenes, with troe trunks
of wonderful size, in accurate military
formation. Old mills were a favorite
subject with him, especiafly old mills
with water wheels, and ln some of his
paintings he actually accomplished the
Impossible, for to all Intents and purposes lie succeeded in making the water run uphill. • This having been called
to his attention by an overcritieal
friend, Mr. Jefferson responded that he
was well pleased with the result, for
"few men could have accomplished
When president of the Players club,
u position he held for bo many years
before, his death, Mr. Jefferson presented to the club a large canvas of
his own. If the writer remembers correctly, there was a pond in the foreground, with rushes, a -tumbledown
house and a large and rather theatrical looking forest, all painted, the
artist boasted, in the dead of winter
in his own sitting room and entirely
from his imagination. When It was
first displayed on the walls—for of
course none of the old gentleman's
gifts was ever refused—it attracted
much attention, and one day Mr. Jefferson, being in the 'club, seized a
brother member, who happened to be
a man whose pictures 'had on more
than one occasion won prizes In the
salon, and stood him before bis own
masterpiece. "Now, I want you to tell
me," he said frankly, with his childlike and delightful smile, "what you
think of it."
"Well," replied the painter, responding to the pressure on his arm, "I'd
like to have one hung as well as tbat."
And the old gentleman was delighted.
During his lifetime that picture remained ln its prominent position, and
whenever Mr. Jefferson entered the
club he would manage to maneuver
himself In front of It, regarding it
from all sides and angles, and hardly
ever did a picture receive so much
praise and so little criticism as that
marvelous landscape. —James Barnes
in Bookman.
Thcee  Things  a   White   Person   Must
Have to Live There.
Without a mosquito bar a white pet-
son would be unable to live on tbt-
equator, writes Ida Vera Simonton Jn
the Delineator.
No matter how hot and stifling the
night—and no other place can be so
stifling as the equatorial African
night during the long rainy season in
the midst of the Jangle—one must
sleep under a closely tucked ln mos
quito bar, not the ventilated kind civilization knows, but one- of closely
woven stuff through which no air cir
When tbe mosquito bar was let
4own it took in almost tbe entire room,
but it proved especially useful in sickness and convalescence. It permitted
existence free from insect bites. As
malaria is the white man's most insidious foe and comes from the bite
of the mosquito, every precaution must
be taken against it. Three things are
absolutely necessary in Africa—a mosquito bar, a water niter and quinine.
The bed was made by a native carpenter. The frame was of wood, the-
slats of bamboo ribs fitted closely together witb_the pith side uppermost.
They didn't give a bit and were an
excellent"'dancing floor for the dried
plantain leaves which made the mattress. The leaves were confined beneath, ticking tacked to the four sides
•k the bed, but they matted easily, and
every night It was continuous leaf
turning for me. The bamboo was slippery; and Insomnia kept me and the
leaves on the move, so tbat most of.
tbe time l slept on a hard surface. My
pillow was of dried sweet smelling
grass. Whoever says that hard beds
are beautltiers should sleep upon an
African bed.
Gold Heated Water.
Over 4,000 years ago ah elaborate
system of filtration was established by
tbe Egyptians to purify tbe waters of
tbe Nile. In both Home and Athens bot
water was drunk in preference to
cold by the small minority who used
water for drinking purposes. Cham-
pier, writing In 1560, notes tbat the
habit of drinking hot wafer wa-
spreadlng among all classes In Franc*
"Some warm It by holding it over the
fire. Others dip burning bread into it
Rich people plunge a bar of hot gold
Into their water before drinking it,
and tbe l<*ss wealthy a bar of hot Iron,
while the very poor are content to
warm, their drink with a live coal."
Got His Number.
Uncle Zepb had had some trouble
getting about on the cars and com-,
plained of the employees. "When a
conductor is uncivil to you take his
number," said his nephew.
Two days later uncle came in somewhat battered, but looking triumphant.
"I got the number," he said, with a
satisfied air. "but I had to grab the
bull cop too."—Bhfltalo Express.
Had a Proxy. >
"Have a drink, old mant*
"No; rve cut it out"    '.♦'••
'"Aw, be sociable."
■ "Well, my companion here will take
a drink With you.   He's my social secretary.'^—Kansas Oity Journal.
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Entirely Capable.
"IS your new maid capable?"
"Y<?s, Indeed.   She can tell caller* I
dont want to see tbat I'm out and
into tbem .boiler* lt"-D#trolt Fra*
Town and Country
Mr S. Sproul was a visitor to
Vernon Monday.
Mr. J. A. Bigger has commenced
the erection of a C. P. R. freight
shed at Summerland. (
Monday, October 31 st, has been
gazetted Thanksgiving Day.
Mrs. Davidson, of Indian Head,
is visiting her daughter, Mrs. W. H.
Mrs. R. A. Copeland returned
from Vancouver last weekend.
Miss Kathleen Morrison has been
seriously ill with pneumonia during
the past week,, but is now happily
Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Trench and
child left Monday for a month's
visit to the prairie.
An interesting event will shortly
take place, we hear, in which Mr.
Brooke, of the Morrison-Thompson
store, is intimately concerned. Mr.
Brook's actions have been a little
suspicious for some time past. In
the first place he has been busv for
some time building a house, far to'o
elaborate for any batchelor establishment. Last week he went up
to Sicamous, returning with Miss
Dickinson, lately arrived from
Bradford, England. Miss Dickinson has been staying with Mr. and
Mrs. McFarlane. We understand
the house is now being rushed to
Juddy and Charlie Copeland and
a few kindred spirits' organized a
fair on their own last Saturday.
The youngsters made quite a show
of it with vegetables and flowers,
and dog race.
Mr. W. J. Clement, former editor
of the Penticton Press, left last
week for Kingston. Ontario.
It was announced last Sunday
that the new Presbyterian church
is expected to be open before end
of next month, Sunday, October
23rd, being mentioned as the
probable date. Arrangements have
been made with the Rev. Principal
McKay, of Westminster Hall, Vancouver, to officiate. An augmented
choir is now practicing twice a
week under the leadership of-Mr.
J. N. Thompson in view of the
opening ceremonies.
The Ladies' Hospital Aid meets
on Saturday, October 1st, at 3 p.m.
at the Arcade Hall, (opposite the
Opera House) Water street.
x Mrs. LeRoy Dolsen left Saturday
for the east, in response to a hasty
summons to the bedside of her
father, Mr. Bruce, who, we regret
to learn, passed away Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. H. Graham-Gorrie
returned Tuesday form Victoria,
where he has been spending the
past four weeks.
Mrs. Lemon and her little boy
returned Tuesday from Vancouver.
Miss Datie Leckie returned home
Tuesday, after a two-months' stay
in Vancouver.
Mr. Lavigne of the Royal Hotel
was amongst those returning on
Tuesday's boat. He was accompanied by his son.
Don't overlook the Watch Sale
at Knowles* on Saturday next, it
affords you a chance to get a considerable reduction on the price of
your " ticker."
Mrs. J. E. F. Wanlass and daughter, of Fort William, Ont., arrived
Tuesday on a visit to town.
Mr. H. F. Filmot, the provincial
assessor, was in town this week.
Mr. and Mrs. Ford, of Vancouver
spent a few days here last week,
looking over the district,
The Rev. W. J. Sipprell, D.D.,
principal of Columbia College, New
Westminster, preached in the
Methodist church last Sunday,
morning and evening in the interests of the college. A sum bf $ 156
was subsribed towards the work
of the college.
Mrs. (Capt.) Knight will receive
next Monday, and afterwards as
usuhl, on the first Monday of the
, Not a minute should be lost when a child
shows symptoms of croup. Chamberlain's
Cough Remedy given as soon as the child
becomes hoarse, or even after the crou'py
tcough appears, will prevent the attack.
Sold by all druggists.
Dr. Mathison. dentist, Rowcliffe
Block.    Phone 89.
Your complexion as well as ypur temper
is rendered miserable by a disordered liver.
By   taking  Chamberlain's   Stomach   and
Liver, Tablets you can improve both. Sold
[by ali druggist*.
"The ;;i(^-te^J
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 flqurs, therefore add more, water
when you use it, and get a larger whiter loaf.
Oats, Bran, Wheat,
Barley and Oat Chop
Fresh Clean Stock, Just In.
Just placed in stock.
Dealers in Farm and
Orchard Implements
Pendozi St. and Lawrence Avenue.
PHONE 150 '■'■>■■..';
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Your Photograph
de at
Grains Photo Studio
can be mounted in the very latest.';
Call and see samples and arrange for a sitting.
Rowcliffe Block*
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 on the farm—it works every day.
It is the Holdfast machine, others come and go, but the.
"Magnet" works on forever, making money.
Sold oh Easy Terms.-        Call and Inspect
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The Orckard Citg Record
Those who desire to buy
Toilet and Bath Soaps of
• • assured purity, and who
like to choose from our
ample assortment, will be
pleased   with   our stock.
We have almost every
worthy soap
You ever heard of, and
many just as worthy ■,
though less known. We
buy of reliable makers,
selecting their best brands,
and selling throughout at
reasonable prices, ranging
from 5c. to $1 a cake.
Castile Soap
Domestic and Imported
Toilet  Soaps.
Medicated and
Veterinary Soaps
P.1 Will Ai.
Kelowna.     B. C.
J. A. Big^et
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Plans an<J Estimates Furnuhed
Residence,   10 Lawrence Ave.
1 Ladies' and k
R_»ni_irincr and Pressinor
promptly attended to.
Is expressed' in  every
detail of your business
Our  study   is to  improve,
^      not merely imitate, the
^      individuality   and   dis-
.  tinctive    character    of
your office supplies.
Let us convince you on your
next order. v
The Orchard
Record Job
"Can be aepended upon" it «n xe-
pression we all like to hear, and when it is
used in connection with Chamberlain'*
Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy' it
meant that it never fail* to cure, diarrhoea,
dytenteiy or boyrel complaints. It ia
pleasant to take and equally valuable for
children and adults.
Metcalfe-s Fruit Report
Mr. J. C. Metcalf in his report to
hand says that although some quotations at the present time for fall
varieties from American points
Would .apparently indicate low
.prices, the general consensus of
opinion on the part of jobbers
generally are that prices for fall
and winter varieties of apples will
not go low. Quotations from the
east for Ontario apples for No. 1 in
barrels (which are very scarce) are
quoted $3.50 to $3.75 with a probable rise to $4 in a very short time,
and when jobbers ask for quotations
from American points prices are
muph higher than when wired unsolicited. Pears and crabs are
firm and in great demand. American prunes have been coming in
freely to these points, in peach
boxes, and although retail prices
were cut very close here jobbers
have been paying f.o.b. American
shipping points for prunes in peach
boxes, 50c. and 55c. per case, I
would advise shippers holding to
fair prices for fall and. winter stock,
particularly .winter, and more
especially if stocks are not heavy,
pack and grade thoroughly. There
is a disposition on the part bf some
shippers to mark grade too high,
especially in marking fancy, forgetting that "Fancy" is • practically
perfection on all points: quality,
size, color and pack, and this applies to crabs as well as apples.
The~ dominion fruit inspector has
no power or authority to re-mark
grade on boxes from what they are
marked by shippers, but he has
power to erase the grade? if not in
conformity wiih ihe Act, and brand
" falsely marked." It will be well
for our growers and shippers to
bear this in mind and. raise the
standard of pack, rather than lower,
as we are certainly establishing an
enviable reputaiiori on B.C. fruit
at the present tinie all over these,
provinces, afnd this reputa.ion, if
sustained arid advanced oh our
fruit products, will ceftai'nly create
an increased demand for them and
command the highest market prices.
At the same time;0ur shippers must
riot forget the7cornpetitiori they
have to meet v from the American
Pacific Coast States "and the; efforts
being put forth by them to reduce
the cost'of production in every way
and their earnest endeavours to
grow and raise the standard of
their fruit products by ■ the latest
and most up-to-date methods.
:  Under this heading communications will
- be receiced upon any subject of Interest
Letters must be signed, be brief, aeoid
personalities.  The Editor does not nee-
• essarili) endorse.opinions glcen below.
7 Government Control of
Editor Orchard City Rejcord,
Dear Sir: AA
, I am glad to Vsee:. that'.Government; Control of Irrigation is being
advocated atKelpyn'a.A'It is' the
only way by which stnall landowners
wijl ever secure their rights.. One
of the most important points is
this: there must beanalteration in
the law bywhich any person taking
water out of his turn and depriving
the rightful owner df /the water at
| that time shall be at once be brought
up before a magistrate and fined
very heavily. Justice is not done
if the thief gets his crop irrigated
while die other man is . ..getting, an
injunction. The thief may, perhapj,
after a few months be fined five,
dollars, but the other man has lost
his crop. Punishment must be immediate and. severe.
If the level land round Kelowna
between Mill and Mission creeks
were under Government Control,
there would be a man appointed
with full power to regulate the distribution of the water. He would
draw up a time table showing the
days and hours during which each
landowner would be supplied with
water, and it wpuld hot be given to
him at any other time. This system
is universally applied in all counties
where water is • ever. scarce: of
course it takes . a. year. or two to
adjust satisfactorily. A,
All the little private dams on the
creeks would be done away with,
and a permanent -dam built some
little way up Mission creek, from
which a new ditch or pipe would
be taken out to supply all existing
ditches. The latter would be remodelled and perhaps lined with
concrete .in order to avoid the
present wasteof water.
.No private individual could
undertake this niost useful work ;
only the Government can do it.
The result would be that every
land owner would get his water
without fail at a fixed time,—and
who would not be glad to pay
for it ? Of course, it necessary,
reservoirs must be made up in the
mountains. '
I am, etc.,
late pf the Irrigation Dept. fcf Indin.
Notary Public,
Conveyancer, etc.
Barrister «
and Solicitor,
Notary Public.
.: WEHTS..;-
When-you toanfc a choice
cut, gioe us a call,
or ring up 2U,
Prank Baicfcinhimer, Manager.
B.A.Sc.,C. E., D. L.S., B.C.L.S.
Kelowna, AB. CA
Amoc. Mwn. Can. Soc. C. E       Graduate Toronto
Waterworks and Sewerage Systems, Pumping and
Lighting Plants, Concrete Con-
■truclion, etc.
Do You Know
real estate investments are the best in the
Okanagan   in   quality   of   soil,   location,
prices,  etc.,  and  that  they will triple in
value in one year.    Have you stopped to
' consider?     If  not,   just   remember  that
Westbank will be the largest, most industrious, and influential place in the valley.
Now is your opportunity.   Most excellent
bargains.   The lots are cleared, cultivated,
fenced, and have young orchards on them;
wall  irrigated,   and   have  good damaeti
water.   Prices, $175 to $200 per acre.
Other most valuable land bargains
$25 per acre up.
Hitchner Bros.
Wottbank    -   British Colwnbia
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P.O. BOX 137
Financial Agent.
Monet]1 to Loan on reasonable term's
All kinds of> Financial
business transacted.
Office, Leon Avenue.
Phone 58 P.O. box 273
Dr. J. W. Nelson Shepherd
P. 0. Box 136
'Phone 06,
..;     Corner Peneczi Street and
7 Lawrence'Avenue.
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Mrs. LAWRENCE, Graduate Nurse,
Glenn Ave., Kelowna, B.C. -
Phone .34; ' A77
Houses bought and sold on commission. • Dray me.ets .all. C.P.R.
boats. All .kinds of heavy team
work-A ■ ■'•. 'Phone 20.
Plans and Specifications Prepared
and estimates given for publicBuild-
ings.Town and Country Residences
PHONE No. 93
On improved property also other securities
Fire, Life, and Accident
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.
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Lawrence Avenue, off Pendozi Street.
Address: P.O.. KELOWNA.
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Planting, Pruning; Spraying
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P.O. Box 174; Kelowna.
Pipe Fitter, Wells Dug and
Pumps,  Windmills, Drains,
etc., repaired and installed.
;  Haroe   Aoenue, East.
If your business is
not worth advertising,
advertise it for sale.
Best Selection of
Local Post Cards
and Views
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. 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
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so many reliable, lasting; and superior
features as the
Known from the Atlantic to the Pacific,
as the last word in wagoif marm&tcture.
We have them in several stules to suit
every purpose.
It is the foundation of a prosperous
farm business.
Dont fool with a broken tumbledown old heap of junk
on wheels, which will cost you more in horseflesh and
repairs than it is worth, to say nothing of the worry
arid anxiety and trials of temper such an outfit gives.
Plows, Harrows, Orchard Cultivators,
and all kinds of Farm Implements.
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The Orchard City Record.
Thursday, ftept ■*&
iVeitfs of //ie Valley.
Another daily freight train is being put on to the Okanagan branch
to cope with th« increased traffic.
Mr. Martin has come to ihe conclusion that batching on a ranch is
a rather lonely life, so took a little
trip to the Okanagan valley on Sat
urday last, returning Wednesday
with hia bride, formerly Miss McKenzie Grieves, of Kelowna. We
wish Mr. and Mrs. Martin a long
and happy married life. Salmon
Arm Observer.
The report that the Great Northern had bought out the Shuswap &
Okanagan branch line is now contradicted. It is said that next year
the C.P.R. will put the line into
shape to carry main line engines,
fill in all the tressles, and put four
traina a day on to handle traffic
Indications of the growth of the
Okanagan are everywhere evident,
but in nothing is it more clearly
shown than in the increasing tide
of travel. The old Molassc-s Limited now totea down valley three
crowded passenger coaches per
day where formerly we only had
one coach tri-weekly. In 1902
there was only one newspaper in
the Okanagan, now there are eight
In the same year there was only
one bank south of.Sicamous, now
there are ten. At the present rate
of increase what will be our population in 1920 }-j4rmstrong Jldvcr-
The caroad of fancy peaches
shipped by the Okanagan Fruit
Union for display in T. Eaton's window in Winnipeg, attracted the
greatest attention and sold out in
the remarkably short time of ninety
W. C. T. U. Notes.
Coad-cted by the Ladies of the K__lcw na branch
of the W.C. T.U.
The W.C. T. U. meet everysecond Tuesday of the month at the home of one or
other of the members. Visitors are always
A Great Falling Off.
I, was
A few weeks ago in the English
of Commons, the Budget for 1910-1
introduced by Chancellor David
George. The statement he had to present
concerning the liquor traffic was a remarkable one. Me said that notwithstanding
the heavy increase in duties that has been
imposed, the liquor revenue for the past
year showed a falling off of $7,000,000. h)
the matter of spirits alone, there had been
a reduction in consumption of 10,000,000
Who Should lie Gompcnnatp.d
The lipuor intrests often demand with
a show of righteous indignation, that they
shall, as a matter of equity, be compensat-
for loss that may come to saloon property
by the refusal of a license. They should
remember the ancient rule that those who
seek equity must do equity ahd enter a
court of equity with clean hands.
Do they compensate the mother when
they drag her boy down to ruin?
Do they compensate the wife when they
destroy the earning capacity of her husband ?
Do they compensate the children whose
lives *r. blighted by a father's dissipation?
Do they compensate the state whan they
blunt ihe sensibilities of citizens and make
a drink more potent than an argument   in
A big cinnamon bear made things
pretty lively a few days ago for a
small party of axemen who were
working for the South Kelowna
Land Co., on the irrigation works
at present under construction. The
axemen in question have a small
camp at Sterling Creek, about five
miles   in   advance    of   the 'main
Mr. McMinn, v/ho was acting as
cook for the party, was busy preparing supper. Putting his head
out of the cook tent, he was not a
little surprised to find himself con:
fronted by a large brown bear with
a white muzzle. He had no gun,
his deadiest weapon being a frying
pan, so he made towards an open
fire, which, fortunately, was burning
brightly. Bruin followed and the
two played " Follow the Man from
Cook's " around the fire for a short
while. McMinn found this amusement growing stale, so he picked
up two pans and gave a musical
selection, which the bear did not
mind in the least. It was necessary
to scare tha.t bear away somehow,
so tho cook tried the effect of a
burning chunk of wood. This
certainly did not meet with his approve1, so he turned his back on
the fire, and with evident disdain
walked to a refuse hole about
twenty yards away. Here he
found something to his liking and
began feeding on the scraps thrown
out by the cook.
McMinn took the opportunity to
sprint off down a narrow trail to
where  the  axemen were working,
Can be had by ambitious young men
and ladies in the field of wireless or railway telegraphy. Since the 8-hour law
became effective, and since the wireless
companies are establishing stations throughout the country, there is a great shortage
of telegraphers. Positions pay beginners
from $70 to $90 per month, with good
chance of advancement. The National
Telegraph Institute operates six official
institutes in America, under supervision of
R.R. and Wireless Officials and places all
graduates into positions. It will pay you
write them for full details at Davenport,
la., Cincinatti, O., Portland, Ore., or Memphis, Tenn.
securing vo'.es?
The man who profits by cultivatin« in! about a mile away from camp,
others the appetite for strong diink ouvtl.liTwo'of them returned with guns,
to be the last one to insiit   upon   recover-jThc   bear  was   Still   feeding   at the
ing compensation for any loss that he niiiy 1          _. ; ■__ • ^_:.______._.-_ _.  ■ —- ■- ■
suffer   because    of   the   enforcement    cf
laws enacted for the protection of society.
externa! nnd   incurable
An Orphan's Opinion.
A girl, who was brought up in Hawarde:
Castle Orphanage, is responsible for the
following. It was learned by heart at Gladstone's request by every boy or girl who
was trained at Hawarden Castle. The orphans were also often spoken to seriously
about temprance by Mr. Gladstone himself:—
Drunkenness expels reason.
Drowns the memory.
Distempers the body.
Diminishes strength.
Defaces beauty.
Inflames the blood.
Causes into
Is d witch to the senses.
A devil to the soul.
A thief lo the pu:sc.
A beggar's companion.
A wife's woe and children's sorrow.
It makes a man become a beast and self
Me difnks to other's good health,
And robs himself of his own.
The people of Chicago spend $1,000,000
Der week in the saloons or $52,000,000. a
year. Add to this the other forms of liquor
drinking and you have probably 100,000,-
000 dollars a year. Some fools still live
in Chicago,
refuse pit, but when he saw the
reinforcements arriving he made
off into the thick bush.
But he came back! About an
thour and a half after the party
were talking together in the eOok
tent. One of them looked out and
saw the bear not fifty paces off.
He fired, but missed, and the beast
made off again into the bush, followed by two men with guns.
Alex. Berrard and McMinn remained in the cook te;;t. Before
an hour passed the bear was
back again from another direction.
He had evidently set his heart on
that cook tent, probably sniffing the
savoury odors of the supper. The
two left in the tent were without
weapons, so they shouted to their
companions with the guns. They
heard the shout and came running
back, but it was how so dark they
could not see the sights on the
guns and their  shots missed again.
The party was left in peace for
some time after that and began to
think the bear had decided to quit.
But that bear was no quitter ! He
had started out to get into the cook
tent, and he meant to do it.
When Alex. Berrard went to his
tent about eleven o'clock, he found
a big hole torn in the side. They
all went to bed, however, but about
midnight they were aroused by a
fearsome noise of breaking pots
and pans in the cook tent. The
guns were got out again and an attempt made to scare off their unwelcome guest, who had evidently
achieved hjs purpose. The night
was too dark to see anything, however, and the men returned to their
Daylight found the bear still by
the cook tent. Alex. Berrard was
the fust to see it. He called to the
men with the guns, and this time
they managed to wound the brute
in the shoulder. He made off
again, and was traced for about
half a mile through the bush by the
blood drops, and then • the trail
was lost.
Ihe interior of the cook lent was
a mass of wreckage, broken pots
j and pans, and blood and bones all
over the place.
St. Michael and AU Angels' Church.
Holy Communion, first and third Sundays in .the
month at 8 a.m.; second and fourth .Sundaya. after
Morning Prayer. v . ,
Litany on the first and third Sundays.
Morning Prayer at II  o'clock;   Evening Prayer ot
REV. THQS. GREENE. B. A, Rector.
Knox Presbyterian Church, Kelowna.
Morning Services at II a.rr..; evening _crvic_»«t 7:30
p.m.   Sunday School at 2:30 p.m.
Weekly Prayer Meating on Wednesdays at 8 p.m.
Benvoulin Presbyterian Church.
Afternoao service at i 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, Pastor.
The sailing schedule of the S. S.
gan during the summer months
as fol
Read up
Daily Except Sundays
Read down
•   Okanagan Landing
Okanagan Centre
Short's Point
Kelowna   -
The Harvest Festival Service will
be held at St. Michael and All
Angels Church thi&evcning (Thursday). The Rev. O. Bullyley of
Okanagan Centre, will take part in
the service.
Donations of-vegetables, fruit, dairy produce', eggs etc. will • be gratefully received
at the Kelowna Hospital. -If more convenient same may be left at the shop of Messrs.
Crowley  Co ; Ltd. >
The Kelowna Hospital Society have an
lnsurar.es'in force which they • wish to
bring before ,the notice of the public.
For the sum of $10 bachelors or married
men may obtain n Hospital Insurance
Ticket which entitles the holder to Free
Hospital Attendance for one year fiom
date of issue for any sickness or accidents
except conlageous .or infectious diseases,
which are not be admitted to the hospital.
Applications for tickets.or for further information should be made to the secretary. P.O. Box 69, or Room 4. Keller Block,
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.iff /'*'_. $*'■*<■'*:■ *'v\   *■«« - -
Sold and guafaoleca by
P. B. WILUTS & Co. JMpwna
Asaya Neural!
Nervous Exhaustion
Nervous Exhaustion unchecked
opens the door. toNeuralgia,Head-
ache, Insomnia, Digestive Disturbances, Mental Depression.atfd
many serious organic disease*.
Early treatment with "Asaya-
Nsuram," averts these. It feeds
the nerves; Induces sleep, improves the appetite and digestion,
and restores buoyancy of spirits.
A few doses convince. $i .50 per
bottle. Obtain from the following
p. b. wnjxts.
y JI
We are now prepared to show you the Latest Products of the most famous tailor shops in
this country, the most beautifully tailored and cleverly-'.styled garments made im Canada.
Come in and see these famous garments.
Special Garments made .to'Order. Fit and Finish Guaranteed.
New Sweater Coats and
Phone 22
Established 1850.
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Thursday, Sept 29
Orchard Gity Record
Brighten Up!
It's Wall Paper Time.
Time to replace the dingy
spotted paper into a new
and attractive room with one
of .the beautiful parlor papers
we are showing.
It will well repay you in returns of satisfaction
and actual comfort.
It is no trouble to show goods.
Kelowna FurnUure Co.
The Store of  Quality  and  Style.
If You Want a
Good Meal °tAny Time
Go to
Goldman's Restaurant
Meal Tickets.at Reasonable
Rooms to Rent.   /
are ' open   to
contracts for\
Moving Buildings/
'     AND       ' v
Pile Driving
Clarke & Byrns
Box 131 'Kelowna
Suttbn's Seeds
.        Tomato Plants
Cabbage Plants
Bedding Plants
Asparagus Roots
Rose Bushes, etc.
Bouvette's Express
And General Delivery.,
Meets all Boats.
Prompt attention to  orders.
Phone 158.
Officei Wilkes old store.
For Sale or Rent.
A seven roomed house with
one and one-quarter acre of
orchard and garden, situated
on the Vernon road, 1 .J miles
from Kelowna post office.
For particulars apply
S.BARBER, Box 365,
Kelowna Post Office;
Trade Marks
jjBTQge Bsa-asT S t!«t<h sqgatigigttnn ng.
aafoklr aicartaln pur opinion fcsawbtther to
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tion liproba
' cturoonfldnu
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j'taken tbrottgh __
 AuUcm, without oaargt, lata.
Scientific American.
it>ot any tdantlflq joanuJ.
LtrgMt dr.
Tumi for
"   Sold by
____ a year, postage prepaid.
D. W. Crowley Co.
•       '     ■   Kelowna
Wholesale & Retail Batchers
Goods delivered to any" part of
the City
We give our? prompt attention
to mail orders -
Phone 12
To the Ladies of
Kelowna and District
I wish to announce that
the Millinery business of
Kellar Block, and extend
vitation  to  attend   my
I have taken over
Mrs. Tutcher, in the
to you a cordial
Opening of Fall Styles,
30th, Oct. 1st,
Government Irrigation
- Work in Arizona
Great Roosevelt Dam in
Salt River Valley
The current issue of the Pacific
Monthly contains an article wh ch,
in view of the'agitatioh for.govern-
ment ownership of irrigation works
in the valley, has a strong interest
as showing what the UA government are already achieving on" the
same lines.
Roosevelt's administration, says
the writer, E. P. Clarke, left many
monuments that in years to come
will remain to testify its practical
efficiency and high patriotism; and
one of these is the Roosevelt Dam
in the. Salt River Valley, Arizona,
an achievement in every way well
fitted to perpetuate the honored
name it bears.
When the Roosevelt Dam system
was first planned it was officially
known as the Tonto Basin project.
The work oh this great enterprise,
which has been in progress for the
last seven years, is now completed,
and the people of Arizona hope
that the formal dedication of the
Roosevelt Dam will be made by
Colonel Roosevelt himself on his
next birthday in October.
About the first conclusion reached after seeing the dam, continues
the writer, is that the government
engineers picked an ideal site for
it. The canon is so narrow at this
point that the top of the. dam is
only 1,080 feet across. At- the
base it is less than half this width.
The dam is 280 feet high and 1 70
feet, thick at the base. Qn the, top
it is twenty feet thick. It is curved,
with the convex side tward the lake.
The structure is built of calcareous
sandstone blocks set in concrete,
and the rock is quarried, and the
cement for the concrete made
light on jthe ground.
On either side of the dam there
are. great spillways, 200 feet wide
ahd 220 feet above the bed of the
stream. Through these will pass the
surplus water and a certain amount
of the summer supply. If the lake
falls below this' level, or there is
any other occasion to utilize another escape for the water, there is
a tunnel through the solid rock on
the north side of the dam about a
third of the way from the top.
Then there is still another tunnel
at the. bottom of the dam for
'  One of the first pieces of work
done in connection with this pro.
ject was  the  construction of the
road from the  valley. . The  next
step  was  to provide  power, and
the engineers went up the valley of
the Salt River about twenty  miles
and put in a diversion dam for a
power canal.     From that point a
ditch was built which brought the
water  down  co  the  dam   and  a
power-house  was located just below the dam site and an up-to-date
power plant installed.
- The  electricity  from  this plant
was harnessed  to  do ,the  heavy
work on the dam.   The stone was
moved  by   -derricks   and    cable
carriers operated   by   electricity;
the cement mill  was run. by  the
same power, and also the concrete
mixer.   . Then   there   was a little
trolley line that ran up the valley a
few miles to bring down the clay
for the cement mill.    There were
pneumatic drills for rock work and
everywhere the efficiency of modern machinery was utilized.
Back of theTdam is a~ broad
valley with 'two branches, running
back into the mountains. Down
one of these flows the Salt River
and down the other Tonto Creek
The point where the two streams
came together is now covered by
the waters of the lake created by
.the dam, and the rains of another
season will undoubtedly extend the
lake for some distance up the valleys of the two creeks. There is
ample room to store the tun-off
from the great drainage basin of
nearly 1,800 square miles which
supplies the water for these two
mountain streams. Whert full, the
lake will cover 17,000 acres and
will run hack into the hills some
twenty-five miles.
At the present time the amount
of water back of the dam is about
200,000 acre feet, or enough' to
cover 200,000 acres a foot deep.
But that is only the beginning of
the work of storage; when the lake
is full it will have 1.200,000 acre
feet of water.
The trouble in the past has been
that there was no storage of water
for dry season* and no permanent
diversion dams. If the river went
on a rampage, as it sometimes does
from sudden and heavy • rains in
the mountains, the diversion dams
would be washed out and the
canals would go ' dry because, of
floods. That is a paradoxical
statement, but too much water may
cause a drouth in' a country depending on irrigation from'a stream
'hat is subject to great fluctuations.
f'S. "
It is easy to understand how a
shortage of water in the river will
work great hardships to the irrigator, but it is not so easy to appreciate
conditions where a flood may come
down in a night, wash out the head-
gates of the canal system, afid cut
off the supply for weeks, even
though there ;is plenty of water
running in the stream. In fact the
more water there is the harder it is
to repair the diversion dam. In
years past the ' settlers in the Salt
River Valley have seen their alfalfa
fields dry up and. their orange
groves wither because they could
not get water when it was most
needed. But those conditions of
uncertainty and danger have been
removed under the administration
of the Reclamation Service. Not
only are the storage reservoir, and
the diversion dam built to withstand the vicissitudes of the ages,
but the canals have been enlarged
and improved and other improvements made in the main distributing system so as to insure a steady
and unfailing supply of water.
The Reclamation Service has not
yet given Out any exact figures on
the cost of this project as completed,^ but it is estimated that including the road, dam power-canal,
power-plant, cement mill, diversion
dam and canals, the total cost'
would be $8,640,000. It has
probably exceeded the estimate
and the total may be as high as
Ultimately the water-users will
repay the cost, watever it is, and
the money will go back into the
reclamation fund to repeat this
beneficient work somewhere else
in Arizona. The payments will be
divided into ten installments and
may "run to three or four dollars
per acre per year. ♦When the
Reclamation Service is repaid, then
the plant will belong to the people
who take water from it. Recently
it has been suggested that the
water-users vote bonds to repay
the entire cost of the project to the
Government, but this plan does
not meet with much favor among
the settlers. They feel that they
would rather owe the Reclamation
Service than' a bunch of Wall-street
fihancit rs who might work some
scheme tb get hold of this great
irrigation system that has been developed by the Gouernment for
the people. It is suspected that
" the interests " are back of this
scheme for a bond issure.
In the distribution of the water
the^ Reclamation Service does hot
deal >with the individual irrigator.
The Government handles the irrigation proposition as far as the
delivery of water in the main canals
is concerned. This being done, it
is up to the setders to organize to
distribute the water to their farms.
The policy of the Government is
to deal with groups of men organized in water comanies or associations. In the Salt River Valley the
great > Water-Users' ' Association
represents the people in all relations
with the Reclamation Service and
the details of the mutual administration are being worked out in a
satisfactory manner. '
The cost of the care of the canals.
and distribution of water is about
one dollar and fifty dents per acre
annually. '
Don't watte your money buying plaatera
when you can get a bottle of Chamberlain's
Liniment for twenty-five cents. A piece
of. flannel dampened with this liniment ia
superior to any platter for lame back, paint
in the aide and cheat, and much cheaper.
Sold by all druggists.
A Snap in
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. Con- .
crete path. Will be sold
For further particulars apply   '
Orchard City Record
Prices Quoted to Any Point
on .the Lake
Ferry to Bear Creek every Friday.
Box 66
Boat Builder
Launches, Sail Boats
Skiffs, Canoes and Scotos
Roto Boats and Canoes
for hire.
Cheap Fire Wood
Kelowna Saw-Mill Company, Limited
will deliver 20 inch wood for
$1.50 per Rick
Orders filled in rotation.
Cost $3,700. For Sale at $3,000.
$1,200 Cash,    $1,800 First Mortgage.
Owner must sell within thirty days.
Well built eight roomed house, one-third acre fruit
A trees, outbuildings, etc.
Situated within one half mile of town, and being
about 100 feet above the lake, it commands a beautiful view of the town, lake and surrounding country.
Ideal Fruit Soil. Abundance of Water.
Close to Town and Market.
There is only one CXENMOKE.   Don't mitt the op.        v
portunity  of  selecting  a few acres of this desirable
property.   ,
If you wish a cheap building lot or an acre of land call on. us and we will
>\ show you our sub-division
Just four blocks from the centre of the town.     Prices low.   Terms easy,
monthly payments if so desjred. ,
Fire Insurance
We represent only the best board companies.
f.      . \AJ
The Central Okanagan Lands, Ltd.
If you Want Your Jams to keep, they
shou|d be put up with
Cane -Sugar - Only
. ■   .■■•'•.    ,■■ . %AWi
'   •■•■, •-..'. i sm   -«* ;'.i
All B.XC. Sugar Refining Company's products.   ,*-}
Consist Solely of Pure CANE SUGAR. S
tt- British Columbia Sugar Refining
Company, Limited.
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The Orchard City Record.
Thursday, Sept. 29
About the only sure way we know to
save your money, is to buy
all your Groceries and
Provisions at the
If it's a Bargain you want, we have it.
Bring your next order to us.
All goods delivered promptly.
Phone 35
Phone 35
All kinds off Repairs
And Three Lots for sale, on
Glen Avenue.
Has  8 rooms and a lean-to
addition with 3 rooms.
Lots planted with fruit trees.
Will be sold together and with furniture
or separately as desired.
For further particulors apply
Orchard City Record Office.
The Money Saving Store.
Osoyoos Division Yale District.
Notice is hereby given that an application
will be made under Part V. of the "Water
Act, 1909," to obtain a license in the
Osoyoos Division of Yale District.
(a.) Ihe name, address and occupation
of applicant—S. Sproul, Rutland farmer.
(A.) The name of the lake, stream or
source—North Ft^rk of Mission Creek.
(c.) The point of diversion—At the intake of the Belgo-Canadian Fruit Land:
(«/.) 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 ir$gated.
(/.) 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—Irrigation.
(A.) If for irrigation describe the land
intended to be irrigated, giving acreage—
70 acres, S. 1-2 of S.W. 1-4 Sec. 25, Tp
{j.) Area of Crown land intended to
be occupied by the proposed works—
(£.) This notice was posted on the 23
day of August, 1910, and application will
be made to the Commissioner on the 26lh
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
The People's Store
Phones:  Grocery, 214   Dry Goods, 314     Office, 143
We have placed in our already well
equipped store, a Sterling Slicer, and
would suggest that you give us your
Bacon orders. We can slice it thick or
thin, as you wish, always have nice
fresh Bacon in stock.
Boiled Ham, thick or thin, as you may desire.
No more, ragged slices or bad ends.
Headquarters for the Economical Buger
Tragic Mark on the  Steal Skeleton ot
tho Skyscraper.
"See (hat big blob <•! smiliM i.iim?"
Bald the engineer as lie iniimcd .in u
girder high up in ilie sUi>it-t<.>u ol tin-
new skyscraper. "Tiim i-"d spin nn .ms
that one of the mon wurUing on iin-
building waa killoil i>y iln> girder
sweeping him off tlie siniomre while
being put in position" ^
The visitor craned his mvis and saw
a rough patch of vermilion paint on
one of the floor girders up on ihe six-
teenthstory. "It must ben ^.-tngerous
life," he said to his engineering friend
"Yes. Those men up there nre work
Ing under the chance of iuslniii death
at any moment. They'll walk along
the topmost girder. :n*. feel above I lie
sidewalk—o little path ot slippery iron
five inches wide-nnd will lean outward against ihe wind. You or I
couldn't do it for a second.
"Now and again there's an accident.
A chap slips. A worker gets hit by a
swinging girder anil thing off. Another man takes an incautious slep and
falls off Into eternity. The men working near by do their best to get at him
if he manages lo grab the girder he's
falling from, and (here are some swift
and reckless races with death to get
to their comrade at any cost in the five
or ten seconds allowed thorn while
strong fingers are sliding away from a
slippery beam tiange. if the worst
happens and tlie man falls in spite of
their efforts, then they apply the da I)
of red paint, and the ironworkers call
it a day. They don't speak much of
the man that is gone, as a rule. He's
soon forgotten. The men consider it
"You'd think, by the way," went on
the engineer, "that the higher up these
men worked the more careful they'd
become. They aren't particularly careful, but they do guard against the
hypnotism of height. One of the men
working on a high girder gets paralyzed now and again by( a sudden fear
that holds him motionless aud still on
his lrou beam.
"The men look out for this sort of
thing, and the femedy Is to distract
his attention by a rough blow on the
back or ln some cases by exciting him
to anger through any means in their
power. When the man gets fighting
mad he is freed from the paralysis of
terror or whatever you may choose to
call It. He gets up from his girder to
make a rush for the other fellow to
do him up, and the moment he is safe
he is restrained by the other men.
"Whenever you see a skyscraper
framework," concluded the engineer,
"each dab of scarlet paint on the iron
means that some man has come to his
death. Every skyscraper and every
bridge is the monument to some little
group of unknown workers, laboring
at dizzy heights and dallying with sadden death as part of their day's work."
—New York Press.  •
A Poverty Stricken Quaan.
Partly owing to the fact that she
was wedded to an avaricious king and
partly because she was generous with
the little money allowed her Elizabeth of York.' queen of Henry VII.,
spent but a small amount for dress.
She was very often in debt, and the
sums she spent were ridiculously
small. 20 shillings ($5) being the greatest amount expended at any one time.
Her gowns were mended and turned,
and new waists were made for them,
as is shown by the record of bills paid
to her tailor. These bills prove that
she wore ber clothes for a long time,
for her gowns were obliged to be newly hemmed, and also that, though a
princess of the great house of Plan-
tagenet, she wore shoes costing but 24
cents, which were decorated witb tin
Made It Clear.
A. senator, speaking of the advantages of clearness of statement, told a
story about a restaurant to Illustrate
his meaning.   He said:
"This restaurant advertised a dinner,
but not Id the loose way many other
restaurants advertise dinner as between certain hours, whether there
would be enough dinner to last between those hours or not. No. The
man' who runs tbat restaurant has a
proper knowledge of bis responsibilities and of tbe exact use of the language. He advertised, 'Chicken pie,
25 cents; from 12:30 until gone.'"-
Snturday Evening Post
A Cynical Statesman.
The saying that "all men have their
price" Is ascribed to Sir Robert Wal*
pole. While speaking of a faction In
purlin ment which bitterly opposed
some of bis measures be said, "Yon
see with what zeal and vehemence
these gentlemen oppose me, and yet 1
know the price of every man ln this
house except three."
Of some wbo called themselves patriots ho said: "Patriots! 1 could raise
fifty of them within four and twenty
hours. 1 have raised many in one
night. 'Tls but to refuse an unrea-
Konuble demand and up springs a patriot."       ___•	
A Dilemma..
Mr. Crlmsoubeak—A hunter in Newfoundland who has lost his bearings or
finds himself In a fog bas no difficulty
lu finding tbe way, as, owing to the
1'oustunt west winds, the tops of all
the trees point east. Mrs. Crimson*
beak-Rut suppose he doesn't want to
go east?~Yonkers Statesman.
Married For Money,
"Do you mean to say that yon mar*
ried for money?"
"In a way 1 did. I got married because I couldn't nrford to stay engaged
any longer."—Cleveland Leader.
2 Cents per word, first insertion and
1 Cent per word each subsequent
/        insertion, minimum 25 Cents.
Eight-roomed house   (Morden's)  opposite
Pridham's  orchard, with   half  acre land,
small fruits, etc.   Apply Geo. E. Boyer.
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. 33tf.
at immensely reduced prices. We are
offering all makes of typewriters for sale.
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-
Small family cook stove, and upright heater, both in good condition.   Apply F. E. S.
P.O. box 314. Kelowna. 40tf
Coldspring Ranch, 28 acres of first-class
fruit land, situated on Sushwap Lake.
Three miles from C.P.R. Station, weekly
steamboat service, no irrigation required,
creek and springs, telephone, 500. feet of
lake frontage, new bungalow, six rooms,
100 feet veranda, 7ft wide. Finest view
in B.C. Price $8400.^3500 down, balance
Geo. Packham,
Shushwap Lake,
43-44 Notch Hill P.O.. B.C.
General purpose horse,  about   10501bs.,
must be quiet and able to   ride  or   drive
double or single harness, and used to farm
work, roan preferred. Address L, P.O.
box 298, Kelowna1. 43-4p
Single or en suite, in the Spedding block,
Apply on the premises
Good second crop hay, also some oat hay
Horses pastured $3   per  month, (prepaid)
big reduction on two or more.
R Stubbs, Benvoulin      -43 4p
Osoyoos Division, Yale District.
Notice is hereby given that an application will be made on Wednesday, the 19th
day of October, 1910, to the Commissioner
to change the point of diversion of water
record 1160, from a point 1J west of the
north-east corner of Lot 2924 to a point
about a half mile further west on Bear
Creek. Dated the 19th day of September,
I9IO.       Chas. Hehner,     )  '
Thos. Parker,      f Chas. Hehner
C. J. M. Gordon    »
C. J. M. Gordon    '     Agent.
For winter in exchange for feed   Must be,
gentle and broke to. ride or  drive   With
option of purchase.    Apply
Mr. de Pfyffer, Mission Ranch 44
Wanted on hire for a short time at Peachland by EYRE & CUTB1LL.   No  reasonable offer refused. . 44-6
Nothing  can   be  produced  out  of
On Glenn  Avenue.   $16   month.
J. Leathley, Record Office.
Furnished or unfurnished.to suit, in  Park-
dale.   Apply box F, Record Office.   44-8
To buy, mangolds or other feed  for  pigs.
Address Mr. dePfyffer, Mission Ranch    44
Boots to Repair, by  competent workman.
Oak tanned leather of best quality  used.
Prompt attention to orders at CROFT'S
Sealed Tenders, superscribed " Tenders
for Westbank School Building" will be received by the Honourable the Minister of
Public Works up to and including Saturday, the 8th day of October. 1910, for the
erection and completion of a large one-
room school building at Westbank Town-
site, in the Okanagan Electoral District.
Plans, Specifications, Contract, and Form
of Tender may be seen on and after. the
15th day bf August, 1910, at the office of
Masson Russell, Esq., Secretary to the
School Board, Westbank, B.C.; Government Agent, Vernon; and the Department
of Public Works, Victoria.
Each proposal must be accompanied by
an accepted bank cheaue or certificate of
deposit on a chartered bank of Canada,
made payable to' the Honourable, the
Minister of Public Works, for a sum equivalent to 10 per cent, of the amount of the
tender, which shall be forfeited if the party
tendering decline 'to enter into contract
when called upon to do so. or if he fail to
complete the work ' contracted for. The
cheques or certificates of deposit of unsuccessful tenderers will be returned to
them upon the execution of the contract.
Tenders will not be considered unless
made out on the forms supplied, signed
with the actual signature of the tenderer,
and enclosed in the envelopes furnished.
The lowest or any tender not necessarily
. Public Works Engineer.
Public Works Department,
Victoria, B.C., 17th September, 1910.
This department offers
one of the widest varieties and the best all-
round stocks of Dress
Materials, Suitings, Even
ing Wear, etc., at easily
accessible prices found
in Kdlowna, and you
are invited to inspect
this stock. It will be
shown cheerfully, that
you' may readily make
comparisons with either
local or outside houses.
The Stylish Suitings are
Wide Diagonals
Rough Cheviots
- Black and White
Poplins, etc.
Inspection Invited.
The Kelotona
The Store of the
Stglish Shoe
P.S. Remember we
have always given 5
per cent, off on all
cash purchases.
Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy is to-day the best known
medicine in use for the relief and cure of
bowel complaints. It cures gripinig, diarrhoea, 'dysentery, and should be taken at
the first unnatural looseness of the bowels.
It is equally valuable for children and
adults. It always cures. Sold by all
Agency fbr all kinds of Music.
Songs, Dances, Instrumental,
and Church Music, and
Teachers" Supplies.
Violins' Banjos, etc., and .fittings
for same.
If  you desire   prompt   delivery   at
lowest rates order from
P. O. Box 325, Kelowna.
And what they think is sometimes
vastly different. Not so here. " In the
case of Repairs I tell you exactly the
truth of the matter, and show you the
proof. If I think the watch will not be
as good as ever it was, I will tall you.
Few people have any idea of the amount of work in repairing a broken
watch, and therefor do not realize when
they   are  overcharged.   If you bring
_._._.._—    ^—     —%a    mm..,.    -.An   r_tl«.   -tn
them receiving carefull and prompt
attention, and the cost made as low as
possible. ■
Bernard Avenue.
All work absolutely guaranteed
Certified Embalmer.
On call night and. day.
James Bros/Block.
Phone 88.


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