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VOL. II.   NO. 47.
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Meeting of City Council
Long List of Accounts   -   Waterworks Matters Discussed
- Street Watering Rate Reduced
The city council met again last
Monday/after an interval of three
weeks, due to the absence from
town of some of the aldermen.
The Mayor, Aid. Leckie, Jones and
Cox were in attendance.
The minutes of the last meeting
having been disposed of, the following long list of accounts were
referred to the finance comn.ittee,
to be paid if found correct:
C. P. R„  freight  on   15  boxes  of
meters $   4 71
Dr. B. F. Boyce, Chief Magistrates
•alary            291 66
J. W. Sanders, work on waterworks
connection.    31 99
E. Fowler, lineman's salary    85 00
G. Goldsmith,' fireman's salary    57 50
P. A. Gorman, assistant clerk's sal.   50 00
do. do. October     4 85
Dr. Kellar, office rent     15 00
I. MacRae, constable, salary.    80 00
D. Mills, scavenger, salary  150 00
C. H. Dunn, sal. and petty cash  105 95
W. C. Blackwood, payment on ace.
of work on streets    30 00
R. Draper, work on streets    50 00
S. D. Colquette, 1st Engineer, sal... 140 00
H. Blakeboiough, 2nd " . . "' 103 50
Waterworks paysheet for 2 weeks 168 40
J. W.Camden, work on waterworks 3 52
G. Markham, cleaning fire hall and
city office  4 50
C. P. R., freight on new shaft for
powerhouse    82 70
J. W. Sanders, work on ^raterw'rks
connections    30 55
A. Hanmore, work on waterworks
connections     51 99
H. H. Millie, 'phone and telegraph 10 30
Mather & Youill, repairs to electric
generator  105 40
F      ^_C£. James, batteries  for ..flash
lamps     2 50
I. S. Chamberlain, Sept. account... 3 50
Kel. Sawmill Co., lumber and haul.
ing sawdust ........................... 106 82
Morrison-Thompson Co., supplies
for Sept.....      8 05
Wm. Haug, 36 firebricks     2 88
Crawford & Co., stationery      2 30
P. B. Willits&Co.,    "     ■.:;.      1 30
A. Hanmore, work on waterworks 34 15
& Goldsmith,   " " '4 40
Lake View Hotel, Banquet to School
Trustees'Association  100 00
A. R. Davy, teems for- do. Assoc.    4 00
Collett Bros..   "      " "        4 00
S. T. Elliott autos   " "      65 00
Kel. Tobacco Co., cigars for    do.     14 00
Thos. Lawson, Ltd., soap for   do. 50
A. R. Davy, Sept, hauling and
street watering...  156 60
Kel. Carriage Works,   repairs to
water cart      3 50
G. Dillon, Sept teeming    . 9 00
Messrs.. McKenzie & Co., and
the Dominion Securities Corporation, purchasers ofthe latest issues
of"" the city's debentures, it was
mentioned, had paid for same in
full. The latter wrote, complimenting the city clerk for the prompt
and business-like way in which the
matter had been put thrbugh, and
thanking the city for the satisfactory
way in. which the business was
On behalf of the water committee Aid. Leckie reported that he
had had a large number of applications from various places for
connection with the water system.
AU the wood pipe had been used
up, but some of the applications
from Chinamen, and others were
too profitable to the city to turn
down, and he had ventured to take
upon himself to order 1000 feet of
pipe. This would come by local
freight, which would cost more in
proportion than a carload, bnt he
did not think such a large quantity
as a. car lot was' necessary just
now.        y _ .
Aid. Leckie also mentioned that
he had had several applications tp
be cut off from the water svstem.
The amounts most of these people
had paid, did not cover the cost of
connection. with the city's main,
not to mention their proportion of
the cost of the main pipe line.
Aid. Cox asked if the applicants
wished to Ke disconnected alto-
Sither from the* system, or only for
e winter months.
Aid. Leckie said he supposed
they wanted to be disconnected
until the time came around again
for irrigating their lawns.   It did
not seem to be a satisfactory deal
so far as the council were concerned. The council had been at the
expense of laying the pipe from the
main to their houses, and then
after a few months' use they wished to be cut off. He would like to
know what the council wished to
do in such cases. It would be
well in future to have some kind
of contract for water users to sign
which would protect the city
against similar cases.
Mayor Sutherland said it was the
intention to have a by-law framed
which would cover such matters.
At the present, as there was no
contract between the city and the
parties concerned, they could do
nothing but cut off the service.
A letter was read from Mr. DuMoulin, manager of the Bank of
Montreal, enclosing the copy of a
letter to Mr. Stevens, of Summer-
land, superintendent of Government Telegraphs, in which Mr.
DuMoulin complained of the action
of Mr. Millie in cutting off his
'phone service for non-payment of
an account of $1.60, which was for
a telegram which he (Mr. DuMoulin) claimed had not been delivered.
It was decided that the council
had no control over the matter.
The question of a claim for $22.50
from the Kelowna Cannery for
damages and expense incurred
through the city water being shut
off without notice, then came up
for consideration.
Aid. Leckie explained that a T
had been broken on the main pipe
some considerable time ago. When
the work of repairing the break
was undertaken a few weeks, ago,
an attempt was made first to shut
off part of the system at the stopcock* but the valve was found to
be plugged up with tar and would
not work. It therefore became
necessary to shut down the whole
plant to prevent a flood.
The matter was discussed at
some length, and it was decided to
have the manager of the cannery
appear before the committee to
discuss the claim.
Mayor Sutherland mentioned
that the special rate fixed in the
by-law for watering the streets in
the centre of the city was too high,
and was producing too much
money. The object of the council
had ' been to raise only sufficient
money to pay the actual cost of
the, watering. It had been found
that instead of the present rate, of
3 cents per foot frontage, a rate of
2 cents on Bernard avenue and
I cent. on the narrower streets
would have been sufficient. To
adjust the matter"' for the present
irear year, he had drafted the fol-
owing motion: " That that part of
Pendozi street south of Kelowna
Club be exempt from the watering
tax; that Pendozi street and Water
street be exempt for the months of
August and September; and that
Bernard avenue and Abbott street
be exempt for September."
This motion was accordingly
passed, and a suggestion made that
a foot note be placed on the .bylaw - so that it could be amended
another year so as better to meet
the expenditure.
Aid. Jones raised the question of
grants by asking if the city's grant
of $60 to the Tranquille Sanatorium
had been paid. If not, he recommended that it be sent at once, as
he understood that the institution
was very short of funds, and were
having to refuse to accept patients
account of the lack of furnish-
credit to the city.
The following motion was passed : " That the amounts of grants
as follows and as already passed
by the council be paid."
KeloWna Hospital  $400 00
Kel. Gty Band (balance)  200 00
B. C. Anti-Tuberculosis Society    60 00
Apple Show Exhibit (per Board of
Trade)  100 00
Kelowna Rifle Association     25 00
A motion was also passed that a
grant of $75 which had been
promised to the Aquatic Association be paid.
The meeting was then adjourned
until Tuesday evening next, Oct.
25th, Monday evening being the
date of the meeting in connection
with the opening of the new
Presbyterian church at which some
of the council would be present.
Ellison News
Kelowna Exhibit Was
All Home Grown
Mr. A. E. Boyer asks us to correct certain reports which have
been circulated to the ' effect that
some of the fruit contained in the
Kelowna exhibit at the Westminster Exhibition was not grown in the
Kelowna district. This is entirely
false, and on the authority of Mr.
Boyer, manager of the exhibit, and
his assistants, Mr. J. Sewell, Mr.
Muirhead, and Mr. J. Dixon, we
haye to state that every portion of
the enormous exhibit was obtained
within the near district. ^
The opening session of the Literary Society was held in the
school house on Tuesday last. The
splendid moonlight, together with
the mildness of the night tempted
numbers to attend from Rutland,
Glenmore, and even as far distant
as Kelowna. The school was filled
to overflowing. The programme
was arranged by Mr. Whitaker and
his pupils, and reflected great
credit on all who took part in the
entertainment, everj' number of
which was well enjoyed, and it
was evident that the district tfill
not lack ability or talent in the
musical way at future events of the
kind. Mr. M. Hereron presided
in his usual affable manner. Mr.
J. Adams gave an appreciative
recitation, entitled "The Lifeboat."
Mrs. Hereron sang an old favorite,
and Mr. Schwab delighted us with
his comic songs. Messrs. Groves
and Smith, of London, kept the
audience in good humor with their
singing, even if they did have a
difficulty with their top notes. Their
pluck was to be admired in sticking at them. After refreshments
were served by the ladies, the
national anthem was sung in a
most hearty manner, and the inaugural session of the Literary
Society was brought to a close.
Legislature Will Open
on January 11th
Mayor Sutherland said that the
city band ware asking for the
balance of their grant amounting to
Aid. Cox observed in connection
with the band that they had now
begun to get the band into shape
again. They had secured tne
services of a first-class man, and it
would pay to try to keep him, and
turn out a band which would be a
Mr. Bigger had the misfortune to
be thrown from his buggy last
Thursday whilst driving near the
Five Bridges. He was rather badly
shaken up at the time, but is now
fortunately around again all right.
The Hon. Price -Ellison, accompanied by Mrs, Ellison is leaving
this week for the Old Country. He
expects to be away until the end
of the year.
Mr. Hinton Jenkins has accepted
the position of Chief inspector of
Onions at the Farmers' Exchange
here, and we understand that he
already has his large gang of men
(and onions) well under control.
"Mr. Jack Conway, formerly with
the Supply Company at Summer-
land, has taken Mr. CurrieY place
at Lequime's store, in charge of the
dry goods department. Mr. Conway haa had considerable experience in the work which he has
undertaken, and is moreover,
keenly interested in all forms of
athletic sport.
See the new selection of mounts
at Gray's photo studio.
Wedding Bells
At   the   Manse,   Kelowna.
The legislature will meet on
January 11 th. Amongst the legislative business foreshadowed the
reports of the forestry and insurance commissions will be acted
upon. The report on the revision
of the statutes will also be laid
before the house and amongst the
other railway legislation the application for a charter to extend the
Portland Canal short line to the
boundary of the province will be
Government's Policy
of Road Building
Domimion Parliament
Sits Next Month
. PtfAtniAl*
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n_1/*R«riH_m   io    r>r\r\atrimriw.ct
the advisability of introducing legislation during the coming session
to regulate and control trust companies catering for British Columbia business.
Sealed Tenders, superscribed " Tenders
for Westbank School Building,'* will be received by the Honourable the Minister of
Public Work* up to and including Saturday, the 29th 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 or after the 15th
day of August, 1910, at the office of
Masson Russell, Esq., secretary to the
School Board, Westbank, B.C.; Govern-
ment Agent, Vemon: and the Department
of Public Works, Victoria.
Each proposal mutt be accompanied by
an accepted bank cheque 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 ner 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 forma 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., Sept. 17th, 1910.
A Surprise Packet
A pleasant surprise was awaiting
Mr. Fi DeCacquery at the post office
lastTuesday in the shape of a registered packet containing $ 50.00
in American gold coins, and a letter from Funsten Bros. & Co., of
St. Louis U. S. A., informing him
that he had won first prize in a
photographic contest.
Some time ago the firm, who are
well known dealers in furs and
hunters supplies, offered prizes amounting to $ 500 for the best photograph of a bear caught in a trap
with the use ofthe "Funsten animal bait," a specialty which .they
_A year ago l_«*Mayt Mr. DeCacquery was on a hunting trip in the
mountains south east of town and
had the good fortune on visiting
his traps one day to find that he
had'caught a fine large black bear.
The beast was alive—very much
alive in fact, and snapped his jaws
in fury. Mr. DeCacquery had with
him a little two dollar Brownie
camera purchased at Willit's store
and managed to secure a good
photograph of his capture before
despatching him with his rifle.
This photograph, which was exhibited in Willits' window a few
mond.8 ago, he entered in the competition with the above agreeable
The New Zealand government
have created a surprise by introducing a licensing bill, including a proposal foi national prohibition if 55
er cent of the voters favor it. The
ill provides if national prohibitions
is enforced, intoxicating liquors
shall not be imported into, manufactured or sold in New Zealand.
The gambling bill provides for the
abolishing of the book-maker.
The Dominion government has
sent a reply to Washington stating
that it is now ready to take up
negotiations on reciprocal trade
The third session of the eleventh
parliament of Canada has been
summoned to meet on Thursday
November 1 7.
This will mean four weeks work
before the Christmas'holidays or
about sufficient time to clear off
preliminaries, organize committees
and get everything in complete
running order, The estimates are
at the present time in course of
preparation in all departments and
it is anticipated that jHon. Mr. Fielding will be able to lay the main estimates and-public accounts blue
book on the table shortly after parliament opens, this will give the
house something to do from the
. ■ Although the government's legislative programme for the session
is no|^yet definitely drafted, it is
known that the sessional agenda
will he fairly heavy. At the same
time; Showever, there should  not
Tuesday,   October   18th, by Rev;
A.  W.  K.  Herdman,   Daniel Mc^
Lachlan to Susan E. Clement, both
pf Peachland. . J be inShe legislation anything bf a
y The bride wasattended by MubJ- ^^ontentioU8 nature, arid it is
Needhanj-and. the  groom by his"-  **
friend, Dr. Ciompton.   The. happy
couple left on Tuesday afternoon's
boat for Penticton.
fesSed' that, prorogation caiRybje.
confidently expected before the
departure of Sir Wilfrid Laurier
and his colleagues for the imperial
conference next. May in London.
The session will be the last one
before  the  next general election.
Penticton is, according to authentic report, to have a registry
A Barn Yarn.
A Farmer at Lloydminster owns
a freak bam, which.if it can be domesticated, promises to solve the
high cost of outdoor building problem. When he built the structure
a few years ago he used willow
posts for the corners and sides, setting them in the ground in a vertical position. The following season he found that the posts had
taken root and were growing rapidly. That fall the floor of the barn
which had-before then been on the
ground, was three feet above the
ground level. A year ago the barn
was on stilts "nine "rcet :high, and"
the owner placed another story underneath to conserve space and
make entrance easier, making the
original one-storey barn a two-story
structure. Each succeeding year
adds another storey and there is
no telling when the sky climbing
warehouse will reach its limit. The
owner is contemplating putting in
an elevator to carry the hay up to
the stock in the top flight.
The conservation of natural resources has been exemplified in a
novel way in Austria. In a district that is effected with a plague
of locusts the inhabitants gather the
pests in large quantities and grind
them into feed for their stock. The
policy of living on the enemy is
commended by the best military
The editor of the Vancouver
Province has been served with a
writ in a libel action begun by
Mayor Taylor. The alleged libel
is contained a charge of graft published in The Province, a few days
A wireless message to the New
York Times from Capf. Dowd of
the Royal Mail Steamier Trent says
that the Trent picked up Wellman
and the crew of the dirigible baloon
America Tuesday morning. The
airship had been abandoned.
The announcement which comes
from  Victoria   of   the intention of
the provincial government to build
two great highways in the province
—one from the coast to the neighboring  province  of  Alberta, and
the  other  a trans-provincial road
running north and south and covering a distance of between 500 and
600 miles, will, say the Province,
be received with interest and approval by  the public everywhere.
There  is  nothing that British Columbia  so  much requires as roads
which will make accessible practically  every part  of the province.
With facilities reasonably good in
this  respect, and  with' increasing
railway  advantages  which we are
now  securing  the country should
fill up with gratifiying rapidity.    It
is for want of conveniences of this
kind   that many rich  and' fertile
valleys which the province possesses have lain idle and uncultivated.
Many  of these valleys are hardly
even known as yet, but in the case
of those which have been known
settlers have   hesitated to take up
homesteads, as they were  without
reasonable   means of getting their
produce to market     Past provincial governments failed altogether
to   grasp   the  necessity for such a
policy of roadJ,yconstruction in the
province.    As Inconsequence it is '
only now that many old pioneers
in agriculture in British Columbia . _ ;..$&«
are beginning to see a prospect of^T^^^i
reaping the reward of many years
of toil.7 -
The road from the coast to
Alberta could not fail to pass
through many extremely desirable
districts, and it would serve as a
channel by which farmers from the
middle"west could make their way
wtiiTtJiW^f.ects" into a province'
wtffcH offers HfFifem more desirable*
climatic conditions; and quite as
desirable opportunities for making
money as are' to be found east of
the mountains. But perhaps the
road running north and south to
Fort George, arid .thence by the
Nechaco and Bulkley valleys to
Hazelton would be of even greater
benefit than that running from the
coast to Alberta.
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New C.P.R. Liners
for the Pacific
New liners are to be built by the
C. P. R. to replace the Empress of
Japan, the Empress of India, and
Empress of China in the trans-
Pacific trade. According to an
announcement made by the directors at the annual meeting of the
C. P. R. held at Montreal last
week plans are under consideration ~~
and announcement is expected to
be made of an arrangement for the
construction of new liners.
The three Empress boats have
been in service twenty years running regularly to and from British
Columbia ports to the Orient, and
they are now too small for the
rapidly developing trade.   Until a
few years ago  the  bulk   of   the .
saloon travel was enjoyed by the  >
Empresses, but   since   the   larger
steamers have been placed on thto
southern route running into San
Francisco, notwithstanding that the '
voyage occupies several days longer than by the Empresses, a large  -,
share of the travel has been carried  b
by  the  Siberia, Korea, and  Man- *
churia, and the larger turbine liners,, \
Chiyo  Maru  and  Tenyo Maru oj j|j$&
the Tovo Kisen kaisha. 4.  "
The  richly paying silk   freight A.
tradehas been maintained, each inA-^i
bound steamer bringing silk worth $.
from a million to a million and a ..
quarter  dollars.   With newer anobi.
faster steamers not only will more
silk  be  carried,  a freight^ which
pays six cenls a pound for the haul
from Yokahama to New York, bt^t ^
a much larger share of the salooi
passenger travel than
joyed will result.
is now
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Thursday, Oct. 20
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On Easy Terms
Under irrigation and Domestic Systems
K. L. 0. Co.'s Office, Leon St.
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VALUE $60.00
Will be given to the prison securing the largest
number of votes befor.-: the 4lh of November, 1910
Any person may <_ntcr the contest by procuring
coupons at 11113' °f the undermentioned stores,
writing the name of the person for whom they
wish to vote on the back, nnd dropping it into
any of the ballot boxes. Each dollar purchase
counts ten votes. A coupon, value 5 votes will
also be given to each visitor to the show during
the month.
The number of votes secured by each
candidate will be shown on the screen
every evening during the contest.
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Get your name on the list of candidates
and Id your friends Vote for you.
The Ring, which in on exhibition in Mr.
Knowles' window, will be presented
to the Winner
On Friday Evening, Nov. 4
W. C. T. U. Notes.
Conducts, by the Ladies of the Kelcwna branch
I of the W. C. T. U.
The W. C. T. U. meet every second Tuesday of the month at the  home  of  one or
I other of the members.    Visitors are always
I welcome.
Drinking In France
The French   Republic   has   often   been
quoted by anti-prohibitionists as an example of a sober country,  and  an   evidence
that the free consumption   of   light   win»e
promotes temprance. Unfortunately a wine
drinking education develops the desire for
H; stronger liquors, andFrance is now a spirit
U ! drinking country. The Paris correspondent
jj! of the London Daily Mail   recently   made
f,j the following startling statements:--
I.; i     Less tlan   fifty   years  ago   Frenchmen,
|' nays the Paris correspondent of the   Da'Iy
fi | Mai!, coi sumed per head ar.mialy less than
'■- ■ il pints -if alcohol.    To-day   the   average
-.dull Frenchman drinks 70 pints of spirits
;;t 100 dcg. of strength—tiiat is almost equ-
I ivalent to 165   pints  of   brandy—a  year.
j Thirty years ago France contained a   wine
.hop, or cafe, for every I09inhabitants. To
day there is one for every   forty.   Liquor-
I selling establishments in Paris number 80-
! 0Q£). while London,   whose   population   is
! mare than double, has only 6,000.
:     Dr. Dertillion, the head of the Municipal
; Statiscal Department, says there are 1,378,-
■ 000. distilleries in France.    In   some  parts
\ of the country the people take alcohol   as
others drink  water consuming nearly two
! pints daily.    An alarming   aspect   of   this
• question is the rapid strides made in absin-
j the drinking, and the fact that children are
! becoming familiar with the poison.   Of   a
'• class  of forty nine pupils, thirty  acknow-
I ledged that they had tasted absinthe,   and
| in a class of sixty-three children   between
I six and nine years of age, twentyfour   ad-
! mittcd that they were given brandy   every
I day.    Wherever the consumption of spirits
| has increased, the   drinking   of   wine   has
[ decreased.
The Potup.r Behind The Bar.
The liquor people prate about personal
liberty, but if it were not for the money
intrcsts behind the traffic the appetite for
drink would not keep it alive for a week,
The bar-room is a slot machine that takes
more than dimes and doliars. How many
Canadian fathers and mothers have dropped a boy or a girl into that slot machine
this year? How many wives have dropped into it their happiness, how many men
their positions, their good names, their future hopes and ambitions, their present
joy ? And all that, a few a very few, men
may grow rich. That is the power behind
the bar-room. Fathers, mothers, citizens,
isn't it time to break it ?—Local Option
Column in the Picton Times.
Town and Country
Can be had by ambitious young
and ladies in the field of wireless or
way   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
i write them for full details at Davenport,
i la., Cincinatti, O., Portland, Ore., or Mem-
phits, Tenn.
Municipal Voters'
If you v/ant to vote at the next municipal . election in January, see. that your
name is on the list of voters. The names
of the assessed property owners are placed
upon the voters' list by the Gty Clerk,
all others who pay a road tax or a
license, other than a dog license, are entitled lo vote, but they must make a statutory declaration before the Police Magistrate, a Justice of the Peace, or Notary
Public, and file same with the city clerk
within 48 hours after same has been made
All declarations must be filed before 5
p.m. on November 1st.
The necessary forms of declaration, and
any further particulars may be obtained
from the City Clerk.
G, H. Dunn, City Clerk.
Kelowna, October 1st. 1910
Coupon? may be obtained at the following Stores:
Oak Hall Clothing Co., Knowles, the Jeweller, Biggin  &
Poole, Crowley & Co., Lequime Bros., Crawford &  Co.,
or the Pool Room.
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Nervous Exhaustion
Physicians agree that a vigorous
nervous system is essential to the
successful treatmentof Consumption. "Asaya-Nburau." feeds
the nerves with Lecithin (obtained from eggs), the element required for nerve repair/ Its use
maintains full nerve vigor, restores courage when hope is failing, and thus lends incalculable
aid in throwing off the disease.
$1.50 per bottle.r Local agent
Mr. Glenn returned Friday from
a visit to Spokane.
Dr. McNaughton and Mr. H. Boyd
are visiting Mr. Metcalf of Benvoulin. They arrived Friday from
The new bell for the Presbyterian church arrived last week and
hajs been fixed into position in the
The Rev. Thos Greene returned
Thursday last from the coast.
Miss Nettie Tail returned Thursday from her trip east. During her
three months tour she has visited
many of the principal cities in the
east; both in Canada and the States.
The Rev. W. Burton of Vancouver preached in the Presbyterian
church last Sunday morning leaving on Wednesday for Summer-
The Rev. Principal Mackay of
Westminster Hall, Vancouver, the
Rev. Geo. Wilson and Mr. Gibson,
of Vancouver, were in town Wednesday to address a meeting in the
Presbyterian church in the connection with the Layman's Missionary
movement afterwards leaving by
boat for the south. The Rev. Dr.
Mackay will return for Sunday's
opening ceremonies at the new
The new shaft for the power
house plant arrived this week to
replace the one bent in the breakdown of last year.
The Presbyterians are issuing
a Souvenior booklet to commemorate the opening of the new church.
The Jeanne Russell Co. have just
concluded a weeks engagement at
the Opera House. The visit has
been a most successful one. The
first rate plays and the excellent
representation of them has had the
effect of drawing unusually good
Mr. Geo. E. Ritchie is building a
large barn on his property near the
five bridges.
The new leader of the city band
Mr. H. A. Gray, is already making
a very favorable impression on the
members of that body, and prospects are now bright for something
really first class, and worthy of
Kelowna. Mr. Grey came here
from Montreal, and originally from
the Old Country, where he has had
considerable experience in the
training of bands and choirs. It is
hoped to have things in shape to
give a concert in the Opera House
before Christmas. Musicians are
wanted and the secretary, Mr. W.
Pettigrew will be pleaeed to have
the names of all who are willing
to help.
The rain of the past few days
has hampered to a certain extent
the picking of the fruit. But there
the disadvantage ends, for such a
spell of lifegiving moisture at this
time of the year puts dollars into
the farmer's pockets. Vegetation
has taken a new lease of life, and
the pastures are again fresh and
green. The rain too will be a great
benefit tn the trees, and its good
effect will be felt in the next seasons crop.
Next Thursday is the last day
for the early closing of the stores.
A meeting of the directors of the
Farmers' Institute is called for Saturday next at 3.30 p. m.
A meeting of the Women's Auxiliary of the English church will be
held to-morrow (Friday) at the
home of Mrs. Barlee.
On Monday, November 7th, the
Young People's Society of the
Bapiist Church will give a " Social
Evening." Refreshments are to be
provided during the evening. A
cordial invitation ia extended to
Mr. Aman, of Sechelt, B.C., paid
a short visit to Rutland this week,
looking over his property there.
He will probably erect a bungalow
on the bench, and also intends
planting the land out to trees in
the spring.
"Mr. F. M. Moffet, who was  intending  opening  as  an electrical
engineer next to the Royal Bank,
'suddenly  changed  his plan.    He
! received   a  tempting   offer   from
I Merritt, B.C., which he considered
! was too good to be allowed to slip,
and accordingly moved there last
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 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.
Your Photograph
made at
Grab's Photo Studio
A     '-■•'-;"■;•
' can be mounted in the very latest-
Call and see samples and arrange for a sitting.
Rowcliffe Block.
;    Dr. Mathison, dentist, Rowcliffe
 ; Block.    Phone 89.
Chamberlain'. Cough Remedy has be J The pleaeant purgative: effect experienc
come famou. for it* cure, of couKh8(coId., «d by •»» who u.e Chamberlain a.Stomach
croup and influenza. Tiy it when in need, and liver tablet, and tho healthy condi
I..,™*..;,,, no harmful _ub_tUnc_ and oiv,.   tion of the   body   and. mind which   the;
It comtains no harmful sub.tance and give.
Iprompt relief. Sold by all drugptU.
create, make, one feel joyful.
1  they
by all
We have what you. want.
It is called PEROLIN, Don't Forget the Name.
What Perolill Is:   ^tls a wonderful new dustless
. Sweeping Compound.
It absorbs bV eats up the dust.
It keeps out moths and disease germs.
It gives a beautiful durable finisht to your carpets,
linoleums, floors, etc.
It does the work of a Vacuum Cleaner.
It is a life, time, and money saver.
It is cheap—45c. will buy enough  Perolin  to last
from two to three months..
Full directions with each'package..
Sole Agents:
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The Orchard City Record
To Read.
If you wish to enjoy
yourself these evenings, you will find
the means in our
book stock.
We have all the latest
fiction and also a fine line
of copyright books at half
the usual prices.
In 75c. Copyrights
You will find books that
only a short time ago retailed at $J .50.
These are good editions,
good print and binding
and among them are some
of the most popular works
of recent years.
P. B. Wits _ Co.
Kelowna,     B. C.
J. A. Bigger
Plant and Estimates Furnished
Residence,   10  Lawrence Ave.
An Appalling Sound Thst Brings Terror to the Traveler.
Once in the lion rouiiiry you lean
flie real reason^ why lie i.s termed the
king of beast.*? lie locUs ii. Bosidea
there Is the terror lie <-.i.-i.< ovi .• ail tha
brute creation iibinii him And as for
terror, there Is otic fi.iiure nf life ln
Bast Africa thai the iravcier never
forgets—the lion's roaring. I'o me no
other sound in nature if. mure awe Inspiring, more appalling, especially If
beard at really Hose nui.w ur among
hills, where Hie eelm resounds in its
rolling double buss toiitiary to the
common Idea, lions do iim conline their
thunderous calls to nn> night only.
Frequently ta open il.-iyllniu one may
be startled liy a sudden outburst.
They are a noisy lm too At night i
have beard a band l«'«p up the dire
chorus for hours at a time, a biood
curdling concert that Irlnj.s to inind
every tnle. fanciful or true, of their
daring, of their lietve mpnclty and
might. It seems, si III further, to have
an added drendfuliiesK when one I.s lying within the Trail whIIs of a tent,
with only Us canvas between one and
the formidable musician.
Listen now! There goes one booming ln the dis I a hop. a roaring obligate
that breaks Into from six to a dozen
calls. From (he first to the fourth tbe
volume usually increases; then it dies
down. Al very close quarters one
hears the roar melt gradually Into a
purr, itself dimlnistliing to j> growling,
discontented mumble that lasts for
about half a minute, or there Is the
other sound, equally menacing-a soft
and suggestive crunching noise, as
though tbe beast had already settled
to a grewsome meal. The lion's voice
la mighty, as mighty as his strength.
Forget his habits, his love of carrion
and bis daylight turn of cowardice and
you have tbe impression of a king of
beasts—a real royalty along the brute
creation.—Everybody's Magazine.
Notary Public,
Conveyancer, etc.
and Solicitor,
Notary Public.
When gou want a choice
cut, gioe us a call,
or ring up 24.
Frank Batctinhimer, Manager.
B. A. Sc., C. E., D. L. S„ B. C. L. S.
Kelowna,    B. C.
Ladies' and
Gents' Tailors
Repairing and Pressing
promptly attended to.
Everybody reads our
"Want" ads.
Try one next week.
Big DafMrtmtnt Stores Ar« Managed
Llk* an Army.
"This Is like an army," the manager
explained when I went to bim to ascertain by what system be handled
the big department store. "The assistant managers are the generals, the
department beads tbe Colonels, the
floorwalkers majors, and so on down
the line. Only matters whlcb are ont
of the ordinary routine are brought to
the commander In chief.
"The organization Is built on discipline. Each individual knows what
work he has to do, and if be falls the
failure reacts directly upon him. Thos
each in tarn 1b responsible to the one
above him nntll the responsibility
reaches this office, in the final analysis I am responsible to the Arm. If a
girl ties a bundle wrong or there Is t
dispute with a customer I am directly
responsible, although I hare probably
known notblng of the Incident 1 pass
the actual administration of authority
and responsibility right down the line
until the person who is at fault feels
It personally. Doubtless hundreds of
things happen In this store every day
of which I bave no knowledge, and 1
don't need to know about tbem. So
long as the man to whom I bave delegated the authority delegates It in
turn to some one who knows how to
use it properly there Is no reason why
I should interfere.
"This Is the way It. should be. 1
should not consider that we had an effective system if It were otherwise. A
system must be so perfectly organized
and every man must know and Uye up
to his responsibilities so sincerely that
I could walk out of this office today
and not return for six months."—Interview Witb Manager of New York
Store ln Bookkeeper.
A»oc. Mm». Can. Soc. C. E       Graduate Toronto
Waterworks and Sewerage Syitami, Pumping and
Lighting Planti, Concrete Construction, etc.
Do You Know
real estate investments »re the best in the
Okanagan    in   quality   of   soil,   location,
prices,   etc.,   and   that  they will triple in
, value in one year ?   Have you stopped to
consider?     If  not,   just   remember  that
Westbank will be the largest, most industrious, and influential place in the .valley.
Now is your opportunity.   Most excellent
bargains.   The lots are cleared, cultivated,
fenced, and have young orchards on them;
well  irrigated,   and   have  good domesti
water. 'Prices, $175 to $200 per acre.
Other most valuable land bargains
$25 per acre up.
Hitchner Bros.
Westbank    -   British Columbia
P.O. BOX 137
Financial Agent.
Monet) to Loan on reasonable terms
AU hinds of Financial
business transacted.
Office, Leon Avenue.     "
Phone 58 P.O. box 273
Dr. J. W. Nelson Shepherd
dentist .
p. o. Box me
'Phone S0
Corner Peneozi Street and
Lawrence Avenue.
Mrs. LAWRENCE. Graduate Nurse,
Glenn Ave., Kelowna, B.G
Phone 134
Is expressed in every
detail of your business
Our study is to improve,
not merely imitate, the
individuality and distinctive character of
your office supplies.
Let us convince you on your
next order.
The Orchard City
Record Job Print
Eating Away an laland.
Strength Is not a thing usually con-
nn/»+A_4   urlt-H   maManhfttv for*)    VA*A|# ifa
uwvvu    r* atu   w«»«<«vm«w««    ••■••f  jr •***  aas   *«i*
roots bave not sufficient room tbey
will break tbe pot in wblch the plant
grows. Blades of grass will force the
curbstones between wblch they spring
up oat of tbelr place, and ln a single
night a crop of small mushrooms have
lifted a large stone. Indeed, plants
have been known to break the hardest
rocks. Tbe island of AJdabra, to the
northwest of Madagascar, Is becoming
smaller and smaller through the action
of the mangroves tbat grow along the
foot of the cliffs. They eat their way
Into the rock ln all directions, and Into
the gaps thus formed the wares force
their way. In time they will probably
reduce the Island to pieces.—London
The Judge's Error.
"Give one verse of The Star Spangled Banner.'"
"1 cau't do It, Judge."
"Quote a passage from the constitution."
"Too many fer me."
"Then I can't naturalise yoa, my
man." "^
"But I was born here, judge. I don't
want to be naturalized. I'm after a
bailiff's Job."-Kansas City Journal.
Horses bought and sold on commission. Dray meets all C.P.R.
boats. All kinds of heavy team
work. 'Phone 20.
Plans and Specifications Prepared
and estimates given for publicBuild-
ing8,Town and Country Residences
PHONE No. 93
On improved property also other securities
Fire, Life, and Accident
The Kind Lady-You clear off or 111
set tbe dog at you.
Tbe Tramp—Ah. 'ow deceptive la
'uman natur'. Fer two nights l'f
slept tn your barn, eaten of yer poultry an' drunk of yer cider, ant now
yez treats me as an utter stranger.—
London Sketch.
The Sphinx,
was    the    riddle
of   tbe
"I don't know; but, Judging by a
si Mux's f.'vliil expression, I don't bulk*, v It wus very funny."-WubiBflMI
'Stan   ' "       . An-**"'''-
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 pupil* for pianoforte
tuition at the atudio.
Lawrence Avenue, off. Pendozi Street.
Addreas: P.O.. KELOWNA.
Planting, Pruning, Spraying
P.O. Box 174, Kelotona.
Pipe Fitter, Wells Dug and
Pumps,  Windmills, Drains,
etc., repaired and installed.
Ha roe   Aoenue, East.
If your business is
not 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
S & Co., Ltd.
Wholesale and Retail
Smith Street
Fresh Meat
Full supply of Hams and Bacon
Fresh Fish in season
W. LUDLOW, Manager
Phone 135
There is no Wagon made which presents
so many reliable, lasting, and superior
features as the
Known from the Atlantic to the Pacific,
as the last word in wagon manufacture.
' We have them in several styles to suit
every purpose.
It is the foundation of a prosperous
farm business.
Don't 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
and anxiety and trials of temper such  an outfit gives.
Plows, Harrows, Orchard Cultivators,
and all kinds of Farm Implements.
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S.   T.   ELLIOTT    -    Kelowna, B.C. n
The Orchard City Record.
Thursday, Oct. 20
M   I — ■U^inWHIWSS'fcHi
Mr. Ralph Smith, M. P., has been
appointed Liberal organizer for the
province and until parliament meets
will be occupied in pulling together
the shattered forces in B. C.
The Cloverdale hotel at New
Westminster was totally destroyed
by fire last week. By heroic efforts
the fire brigade the Presbyterian
church next door was saved.
The Doukhobors of Grand Forks
have received a shipment of Augora
goats and will commence rearing
these animals in Southern B. C.
The convention of the British
Columbia Conservative Association
is to be held at Nelson on Nov.
17 and 18. Between 150 and 200
delegates will be present, repressing all the electoral districts of
British Columbia.
Speaking on the subject of church
union in Canada, Dr. McLaren
said he believed it would surely
come, and the idea had ahe.-.ciy
gone far bevond the committee
stage. There was a maiveilouoly
strong sentiment towards union
making itself evident al! over the
country. There was a needless
multiplication of services,especially
in the west, which even before organic union was secured might be
reached by co-ordination.
Samuel Gibbs, of Lillooet has
resigned his commission as justice
of the peace at the request of the
the attorney-general. Recently Mr.
Gibbs in his capacity as justice had
before him a case in which a
resident of the district was charged
with infractions of the liquor1 law.
The defendant pleaded guilty, but
instead of fining him $100, the
lhwest sum allowed by the act. the
magistrate gave him a lecture and
let him off. The department is determined that the liquor law shall
be rigidly enforced, and under the
circumstances the attorney-general
came to the conclusion that the
usefulness of Mr. Gibbs as a
magistrate had ceased. The resignation was therefore asked for
and upon being received was at
once accepted.
As an experiment, the United
1 States Fish commission will send
to Seattle 2,000 live lobsters to be
planted in the Pacific ocean. A
refrigerator car will be used for the
journey, and it will be kept at the
same temperature throughout the
trip if possible. By this means it is
expected the lobsters will be kept
j alive without being put into water.
| Madam Curie, the remarkable
I woman scientist nnd discoverer of
radium has at last succeeded in
isolating pure radium, which has
hitherto been known only in its
salts. It is a white metal, sticks to
iron, burns paper, and decomposes
A very rich mica discovery has
been made at Edson, Alb., a divisional point on the G. T. P., in the
foothills of the Rockies. It is said
that some of the slabs are six feet
The directors of the French
railroads involved in the great
strike there have decided to grant
the minimum wage of $ 1 a day to
employees of railroads running out
of Paris. The new scale wiil go-
into effect on January 1st, and constitutes the chief concession demanded by the men.
A bill has been unanimously
passed in the federal parliament
increasing the restrictions which
make for a " white Australia."
It is feared that the Westminster
fair will show large deficits this
year owing to the continued wet
weather which prevailed during
show week. The gate receipts
showed a considerable falling oif.
Aid. Trumble was found guilty
in the Toronto Police Court for
sending in a false alarm of fire. Aid.
Tramble is a member of the Fire
and Light Committee, and pulied
th'e alarm to see how the firemen
could handle the mammoth truck,
just bougut at the cost of $ 6,000.
The truck was so large that it could
not be turned in the street. Chief
Murray was very hot and laid a
charge against Aid. Trumble. The
latter has now brought an action
for using abusive language.
October 26th,
In   the New Building at
Recreation Park.
/-\rrL_I___J       FEATURE.
We   are   open   to
take   contracts for       .   '
Moving Buildings
Pile Driving
Clarke & Byrnfr
Box 131 Kelowna
Bouvette's Express
And General Delivery. ,
Meets all Boats.
Prompt attention to orders.
Phone 158.
Office, Wilkes old store.
St. Michael and All Angels' Church.
Holy Communion, first and third Sundays in the
month at 8 a.m.; second and fourth Sunday*, -after
Litaely on'tKe first ancTthlid Sundays. ;
Morning Prayer at II  o'clock j .'Evening *Pray*r at
REV. THOS. CREENE. B. A., Rector.
Knox Presbyterian Church, Kelowna.
Morning Servicesat II a._n,;ev_nins8ervices*t7:30
p.m.   Sunday School at 2:30 p.m. ,
Weekly Prayw Meatus on Wednesday* 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.
Programme  of
In the Afternoon.
Reduced Rates from all points.        9
Prize Lists may be had  at  Lequime
Bros.' Store, or on application  to  the
E. W. Mutch,
Geo. J. Fraser,
A Few Cents
A Few Lines
In our
Wants9' Column
Will get yoa
what you are
looking for-
If you dont ho
for too much.
Kelowna Baptist Church, Ellice St.
Sabbath Servicesat 11 a.m. and7:30 p.m.
Sabbath School at 10 a.cn.   All welcome.
Wed . 7.30. Rev. D. J. Welsh, Pastor.
C.P.R. 1HME TAfil_E.
The sailing schedule of the S. S. Okanagan during the summer months is as follows.
Daily Except Sundays     Re'ad down
Read up
Okanagan Landing
Okanagan Centre
.   Naramata
Penticton .•:
Donations of vegetables, fruit, dairy pro-
duce, eggs etc. will be gratefully received'
at the Kelowna Hospital.   If more convenient same may be left at the shop ofWessrs.
Crowley Co ; Ltd.
The Kelowna Hospital Society havefan
Insurance in .forceTwhich th^y1 wish to
bring before the notice o'f "the public
For the sum of $10 bachelors or married
men may obtain a. Hospital Insurance
Ticket which entitles the holder to Free
Hospital Attendance for one year from
date of issue for any sickness or accidents
except contagcous or infectious diseases,
which'are not be admitted to the hospital.'
Applications for tickets or for 'further information should be made to 'the secre- -
tary, P.O. Box 69, or Room 4, Keller Block.
Kelowna, B.C. V
We are now prepared to show you the Latest Products of the most famous tailor shops in
this country, the most beautifully tailored and cleverly styled garments made in Canada.
Come in and see these famous garments.
Special Garments made to Order. Fit and Finish Guaranteed.
New Sweater Coats and
New Irish Poplin
. Neckwear.
Phone 22
& Co.
Established 1850.
sjSSsS Jt& ijijfigBtt^--A3iftcCftft$ 'A-yyy': yyyygyy
Thursday Oct. 20
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 Furniture Co.
The Store  of Quality  and  Style.
If You Want a
Good Meal °tAny Time
Go to
Coldman^ Restaurant
Meal Tickets at Reasonable Price.
Rooms to Rent.
Severe attacks of rheumatism are often
responsible   for   case3 of  organic   heart
trouble.    At-any-^ rate   it   is   foolish   to
"grin and bear it."
would likely cure your case. It has proved
beneficial in all forms of- Rheumatism —
muscular, inflammatory and gouty. A big
bottle costs only $1.00.      . " .    _ . A '
Anything yon
,.'"• »>uy
with the name
will give yon
Sold and guaranteed by "   228<
P, B. WILLITS & Co., Kelowna, B.C.
Trade Marks
Copyruihtc Ac.
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tSbns strtetUroonflasnttal.HARDTOM onPgtgnti
"IPktenta taken Srouih MuS^mrSUlr.
tfrHcU notice, wlthoot charge, In ths
Scientific Jfmcrican.
A. taaOtoneXy illustrated wsskly. Lugest clr-
eaUtton of any Klenttflo loimu_t. Tenia.for
Ctulv «s.78 a rear, postage prepaid. Sold bj
all nswsdsalflri.
D. W. Crowley Co.
Kelowna l*L
Wholesale & Retail Botchers
Goods delivered to any part of
the City
We give our prompt attention
to mail orders
Phone 12
Send us your
Printing Order
We can execute them neatly and
cheaply, and give you satisfaction
every time.
The Economy of the Prevention of Conveyance
Losses of Irrigation Water
And Use of Concrete for the Economical Construction of Irrigation Structures
By Professor ETCHEVERRY, of the University of California
Read before the Fourth Annual Convention of the Western Canada Irrigation Association, held
at Kamloops, B.C., August 3rd, 4th, and 5th, 1910.
It was with great pleasure that I less than 2 feet.    These
accepted  the invitation  to   come 25   to  50    times    the
from California to present a paper
to this body. Not only does it
give me an opportunity to give you
some information which I hope
will be of value to you in solving
your irrigation problems, but it permits me to become better acquainted with you and your rapidly de"
veloping country, which has
become the home of many of the
best citizens of the United State*.
While this is only my second trip
to British Columbia, I have' during
the past year taken two other trips
in the arid region of the Northwest
of the United States. My first visit
to British Columbia was a short one
last May, when I had occasion to
examine the fruit lands project
across the river from Kamloops.
From this examination, as well as
from the general view I had of this
part of the province, I wasimpress-
ed of the similarity of your country
with some portions of Eastern
Washington, and so I do not feel a
stranger to your irrigation conditions.
I have selected for discussion
topics which I believe are of general interest to those engaged in
irrigation work. In the first part
of my paper I shall discuss
"Seepage and evaporation losses
in the conveyance of water, and
their prevention."
All irrigators are well acquainted
with the fact that the losses in conveying water in earth canals are
in many cases very large, and with
newly-excavated canals are often
so great that it is difficult to deliver
any water at the lower end. The
water lost by seepage disappears
through some underground channel
below, or raises the water table of
the lands adjacent to and below
the canal. This caused either the
waterlogging of the land or the
accumulation of alkali salts on the
surface. This effect, combined
with wasteful irrigation, has been
the cause of over 10 per cent, of
the irrigated lands of the West
becoming unfit for crop production.
These damages alone, in many
cases, justify the expense of lining
the canals. This was forcibly
brought to my attention on a private
project which I visited in the
Yakima Valley in Eastern Washington. Although it had been in
operation only one season, a large
percentage of the land had become
waterlogged. To remedy this
several miles of concrete lining
and the improvement of drainage
were recommended. The lining
has recently been constructed and
wiirno doubt prevent the waterlogging to a large extent.
But even if these damages to the
land are neglected, there are many
localities where water is sufficiently
valuable to make the lining of
canals to prevent the loss of water
losses sre
evaporation of half an inch per
day. A good illustration is obtained from measurements and computations made on one of the
largest systems in the San Joaq uin
Valley. The Jotal length of canals
is !65 miles; the average evaporation loss was .9 of 1 per cent, of
the flow diverted; while the total
seepage losses were 28 per cent.,
or 30 times greater than the evaporation losses. These and other
numerous experiments show the
evaporation losses in the conveyance of water to be so small as
compared with the seepage losses
that they are of no importance.
To prevent the losses of water in
conveyance, lining the canals with
different kinds of materials has
been tried. The materials used or
experimented with are concrete,
wood, asphalt oils, and clay
A good lining should fulfil the
following requirements : It should
be water-tight, prevent the growth
of weeds, stop burrowing animals,
be strong and durable, and not
affected by frost or the tramping of
cattle. A few years ago I had the
opportunity to investigate for the
Government the different types of
canal linings in California, and to
make experiments to determine
their water-tightness. From these
and from more recent experiments
I believe the following results can
be anticipated :
First, a good oil lining, constructed with heavy asphalt road oil,
applied on the ditch sides and bed
at the rate of about 3 gallons per
square yard, will stop 50 to 60 per
cent, of the seepage. A well-constructed clay puddle lining is as
efficient as a good oil lining. A thin
cement mortar lining about 1 inch
thick, made of I part cement and
4 of sand, will prevent about 75
per cent, of the seepage. A first-
class coucrete lining 3 inches thick,
made of 1 part cement and 2 of
sand and 4 of gravel will stop 95
per cent, of the seepage. A
wooden lining when new is as
efficient as a concrete lining, but
after two or three-years repairs and
maintenance will become an important item, and by the end of 8
or 10 years it will require complete
The cost of an oil lining where
oil can be bought at California
prices is about 1.2 cents per square
foot. Cement mortar lining I inch
thick costs about 3 to 4 cents per
square foot. Cement concrete 2
inches thick costs about 6 cents,
and 3 inches thick about 8 cents a
square foot. The cost of clay
lining depends greatly on the nearness of the canal to suitable clay.
If clay is close at hand it can be
hauled and spread on the canal,
then either tramped in by cattle or
a paying  business.     The  amount worked in by dragging chains over
of money which one is justified in
spending will be in proportion to
the extent of the losses, which depends on local conditions, such as
porosity of the soil, the size of the
canal, the number of seasons the
canal has "been operated, the
amount of silt in the water, the
velocity of flow, the form of ciotfs
section, the depth of water table,
The most valuable general observations as. regards the amount
of these losses are those of the
Irrigation Investigations Bureau of
the U. S. Department of Agriculture.
From series of measurements on
73 ditches in the Western States,
they have found that the average
loss per mile of ditch is 5.77 per
cent, of the entire flow; the
measurements range from a maximum of 64 per cent, per mile to a
slight gain in a few cases. Large
canals in general lose less in pro
portion than small ones. The
measurements show that the loss
per mile averages about I per cent,
for canals carrying 100 cubic feet
per second or more; about 2J per
cent, for canals carrying 50 to 100
cubic feet per second; 4 1-4 per
cent, for canals carrying 25 to 50
cubic feet per second ; and 11 1-4
per cent, for canals carrying- less
than 25 cubic feet per second.
These losses include seepage and
evaporation, but, contrary to the
general belief, the losses of evaporation are insignificant compared
with those of seepage. An unusually large rate of evaporation is
half an inch a day, and is only
reached occasionally. In the San
Joaquin Valley, in California, the
mean evaporation for the hottest
month* was .37 of an inch in 24
hours. Seepage losses are usually
greater than 1 foot in depth per
24 hours, and usually average not
it, at a cost of less than I cent a
square foot; but theie are many
localities where I have seen enough
money spent on clay linings tb put
in a good concrete lining. Wooden
lining has been-used in a few cases,
and the cost bf such a lining built
of 2-inch lumber nailed on sills and
side yokes will not be less than
that of a 2-inch concrete lining,
and not nearly as durable.
The disadvantages of the cheaper'
linings are the following: An oil,
lining stops only a fraction of the!
seepage losses, and while it will re-:
sist erosion well, it probablv will
not prevent the growth of weeds
for more than one season unless a
high velocity is used, and it will
not stop the burrowing of gophers.*)
Another objection is that suitable
oil is often hard to obtain at a
reasonable price. Oil linings have
not been sufficiently tested to determine their durability. To my
knowledge the only examples are
two canals and one reservoir in the
San Joaquin Valley of California
and two reservoirs in Lbs Angeles.
Clay puddle tyill not prevent the
burrowing of gophers, and weeds
grow rapidly, especially since the
velocity of flow must be small in
order not to erode the lining.
A concrete lining has none of
the above disadvantages, and it
meets the requirements of a good
lining better than any other material. The only objection is its
higher first cost. This, however,
can be partly balanced where a
new canal is to be constructed by
using a higher velocity and smaller
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Prices Quoted to Any Point
on the Lake
Ferry to Bear Creek every Friday.
Box 66
Kelowna, B.C.
L. C. AV$S
Boat Builder
Launches, Sail Boats
Skiffs, Canoes and Scows
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.
READ THIS CAREFULLY: Large Cottage, 6 rooms,
-facing the lake, beautiful location in Parkdale,  ten
minutes walk from the Post office, two years old.
$1650    (This is $400 less than cost)
$150 Cash      $200 on Note.
$300 one year      $ 1000 First Mortgage
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If you Want Your Jams to keep, they
should be put up with
Cane ■ Sugar - Only
AU B. C. Sugar Refining Company's Products
Consist Solely of Pure CANE SUGAR.
T!Le British Columbia Sugar Refining
Company, Limited.
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. \wt- The Orchard City Record.
Thursday Oct. HO
And a Sdtisfied Customer. .
Every  Saturday we have something
special for you.
We pick out a few lines, make a
special price on them, and
put them up for your benefit.
Are you taking advantage of these
Specials for Saturday, Oct. 22nd
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Glass Tumblers, for only 60c. doz.
Lyals' Golden Syrup, lib. tins, 1 Oc.
Choice  Pickles,  sweet   or   sour,  for
30c. per bottle.
Sardines in Oil, 3 tins 25c.
Come, or send your orders  Saturday
and every day.
Let us fill them with  the  best  goods
money can buy at the lowest prices.
| All kinds ofl 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.
For Sale or Rent.
A seven roomed house with
one and one-quarter acre of
orchard and garden, situated
on the Vernon road, 1^ miles
from Kelowna post office.
For particulars apply
5. BARBER, Box 365,
Kelowna Post Office.
Sutton's Seeds
Cut Flowers
Phone 35
Phone 35
The Money Saving Store.
'■■ Your cough annoys you. Keep on hack-
I ing and tearinr the delicate membranes of
j your throat if you want to be annoyed. But
I j if you want relief, want to be cured, take
I Chamberlain's Cough Remedy. Sold by
I all druggists.
The People's Store
Phones:   Grocery, 214    Dry Goods, 314     Office, 143
utter Butter Butter
On account of the high price of feed and the enormous
demand for Canadian Butter, there is going to be a
scarcity of Creamery Butter this winter. Doubtless many
merchants will be short in consequence.
We  have been  fortunate to make a contract with a
reliable firm, and we will be supplied with
throughout the winter months. In this case, as in all
others, we made Quality the predominent factor when
buying, and will guarantee to give you the Best Alberta
Creamery Butter.   The price is now and will remain
40c. Per Lb.
If you prefer
We confidently state that we buy from the majority of
the good butter makers in the district, and can generally
supply you with First-class Fresh Dairy.
For those who must have fresh Butter, direct from the
churning, we would suggest EDEN BANK, which we
get every week by express.    Per lb. 50c.
Headquarters for the Economical Buyer
Japanese Submarine Commander
Wrote His Log Up-to-Date In the
Face of His Doom—German School
Master's Heroic Sacrifice In Behalf
of His Companion — Hero of the
Strathcona Fire  In  1906.
Brave deeds are often done on the
brink of death. Only the other day
the newspapers were full of the dramatic story of the loss of a Japanese
submarine, an accident to which in
manoeuvres off Port Kure sent three
officers and eleven men to their doom.
But before he had been linally overcome by asphyxiation, the lieutenant
in command of the ill-fated boat hud
succeeded in penning u detailed account of the accident, describing tiie
cause, tho steps taken to endeavor
to raise the submarine to the surface,
and the heroism of his crew, and con
eluding with a touching request thai
the Emperor might succour the families of the officers and men. it was
the last log-entry of a gallant com
The Stoker's Last Act.
The Paris to 'Bordeaux express is
one of the fastest trains in tiie world.
On the night of March 7th last, it
was roaring along tlie flat straight
stretch which runs for seven mile*
from Saiute Maine to Poictiers at the
rate of sixty-five miles an hour, when
the stoker opened the door of the furnace, and turned to fill his shovel
with coal from the tender.
Suddenly some of the back stud-
bolls gave way. There followed a blast
of steam ami fin aie, and driver and
stoker both were hurled to the floor
of the cab. Horribly burned, the stoker turned and saw the driver lying
apparently dead, while the train rushed on uncontrolled. With a last effort he struggled to his knees, crawled to the throttle, and stopped the
train just as it was entering Poictiers
Station. They found him lying insensible. He rallied sufficiently to tell
what had happened, and then passed
One day towards the end of August.
1906, two German schoolmasters, named Overbook and Kueppers, set out
to climb the Weizsezpetze. The ascent is not accounted a dangerous one,
and the two Germans took no guides.
All went well until, near the summit,
they came to an ice bridge. Kueppers
got across safely, but just as Over-
beck reached the centre the treacherous ice gave way, and he dropped into
the crevasse, and hung there dangling over the darksome depths, suspended by the rope which was attach-
edto his friend's waist.
The Rope of Death.
Out of the chasm below came Over-
beck's voice, "There is only one thing
to do. Cut the rope. I may survive
tlie fall." For a long time Kueppers
resisted. But he was growing weak,
and was numbed with cold. In a
short time the weight of Overbeds
would pull him, too, over the brink.
At, last he was forced to obey his
friend's order. He cut the rope, and,
more dead than alive, hurried away
for help. Alas! when the relief expedition arrived it was only to find
the heroic Overbeck lying dead in his
icy grave. "
The industrial roll of honor is a
long one, and its heroes are found
both on land and sea. On a bitter
winter night in December, 1906, the
Canadian vessel Strathcona was
steaming south from Halifax, N.S.,
with 380 passengers aboard. Suddenly there was a cry of "Fire!" and as
flames burst through the hatches the
passengers came rushing, screaming,
on deck, and made for the boats. But
the sea was too rough for small boats
io live, and the crew held them off,
while the captain ordered the vessel
to be headed for Port Duflerin, the
nearest landing-place.
Full speed was put on,  but this,
naturally, served to fan ihe flames,
and soon the whole after-part of the
ship was a roaring furnace.    Down
j below the firemen toiled like heroes
amid suffocating heat and smoke, but
their danger was not so terrible a3
. that of the man at the wheel.   In spite
of all that could be done, the wheel-
I house was soon a mass of flames, the
f ropes and lashings crumbled to tinder, and before the mouth of the har-
I bor was  reachqtf  the  hero's  clothes
were burning.   Yet he stuck to his
{post until  the  vessel  was beached,
i'lhen he staggered across the charred
I planks, and tell dying.
|    The Btory of Alice Ayres is worth
peqplling.  One night, in the winter of
I188S, a house in Union street, in the
I Borough, caught fire, and a nurse-
girl—Alice Ayres by name—who  was
(Sleeping with her charges in the top
(Storey, awoke to find the staircase in
Barnes, and escape cut oft.
For the Sake of the Children.
She rushed to the window, flung it
fepen, and the crowd outside shouted
to her tu jump. Instead, they saw
her disappear, and presently come
back, lugging a large mattress, which
bhe pushed with difficulty through the
window, and as it fell called to those
below to spread it on the pavement.
Next minute she was back with a
(child, which she dropped in safety
on to the soft bed.
By this time the floor of the room
iwas burning, but she seized another
lehild und carefully dropped that one,
too. Like the first, it was unhurt. The
state of the room by this time may be
(Judged from the fact that the third
[child which she dropped died, not
trom the fall, but from burns.
Having got all thixo children out,
JAlice Ayres was seen by hundreds of
horrified eyes to climb to the sill, and
stand there blackened and blistered,
land with her cloth as a mass of flames.
"Jump!" they screamed. She obeyed;
hut exhausted and blinded, missed the
(mattress, and, falling on the hard
pavement, was killed.
"Does Mr. Smith live hew."
"No, sir."
"Does he live in this street."
.    "Yes, sir."
"Do you know his number."
"No, sir, hut yocrtl *m it oo his
2 Cents per word, first insertion and
1 Cent per word each subsequent
insertion, minimum 25 Cents.
Eight-roomed house   (Mordcn's)  opposite
Pridham's   orchard, with   half   acre  land,
small fruits, etc.    Apply Geo. E. Boyer.
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-
Good milch   cow,  part  Jersey.   Apply
E. King,   Wilson's Landing. 46-48p
Upright heater in good condition. Apply
P.O. box 314 x
Post card views on sale at Trench's store.
Single or en suite, in the Spedding block,
Apply on the premises
Furnished or unfurnished,to suit, in  Park-
dale.   Apply box F, Record Office.   44-8
Boots to Repair, by  competent   workman.
Oak tanned leather of best  quality   used.
Prompt attention to   orders  at  CROFT'S
On   Glenn   Avenue.     Apply   at   Record
Early hatched pure bred   Buff  Orpingtons from first-class winter layers.   Apply
at Record Office.
To real estate agents.   The property, being
one dwelling house  and   lot on   Berner/1
Avenue, Kelowna, offered by me for sale,
is now taken off the market.
D. Fraser.
Cottage on or near Bernerd Avenue, within 5 minutes of post office.   Address   box
M Record Office. 47p
To all whom it may concern,
All persons having claims against the
estate of the late James W. Wilks are hereby notified to lodge the same, duly certi"
fied, with me within thirty days from date,
and all persons indebted to same to make
payment likewise.
Dated at Kelowna, this thirteenth day of
October, 1910.
Osoyoos Division, Vale 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 l& 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.
Orders to-measure taken by
Mrs. DAVIES, Agent,
Office over Tailor shop of Davies &
Mathie, Pendozi Street.
At home all day Mondays each week,
and evenings to receive orders
I The Kelotona
If you like to
be Stylishly
If you would
like to see the
Finest Suits
- and Coats
for Ladies that
were ever
you will be
interested in
the high-class
we are now
The Ladies'
Fashion Shop
P.S. Remember we
have always given 5
per cent, off on all
cash purchases.
Agency for 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.
New York
Good Meals at all hours.
Noodle Soup, Chop Suey.
Second to None.
This applies to the Cut Glass just received. A nice assortment suitable for.
Wedding Presents, made by the famous Gundy-Clapperton Co. of Toronto,
and which for beauty of design and
richness of cutting, cannot be excelled
And the price is very reasonable, as
a look will convince you.
A piece of cut glass adds adornment
to any table, and its brilliancy is lasting
Don't forget to come and look when
in search of something nice for a present.
w* A m
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Bernard Avenue.
All work absolutely guaranteed
Cabinetmaker and
Certified Embalmer.
On call night and day.
James Bros. Block.
Phone 88.
Hoarseness in a child subjoct to croup
is a sure indication of the approach of the
disease. If Chamberlains Cough Remedy is
given at once or even after the croupy
cough has appeared, it wsll prevent tne
attack. Contains no poison. Sold by all


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