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 VOL, II.   NO. 41.
$1.50 Per Annum.
More Enthusiastic Meetings
on Irrigation Question
Unanimous Support From Every Quarter
. In continuation of the series of
^.meetings planned by the special
committee of the Farmers' Institute
for tne purpose of ascertaining the
feeling of the farmers generally on
the subject of the government taking control of the problem of
irrigation, the districts of South
Okanagan, Benvoulin and the
K. L. O. bench, held fairly large
representative gatherings on the
evenings of Wednesday, Thursday
and Friday last. As has already
been explained a resolution embodying a concise statement of the
proposal which is to be presented
to the provincial government was
drawn up by a Farmers' Institute
sub-committee and was submitted
to each meeting in succession for
discussion and endorsement.
The resolution, which we repeat
here for convenience of reference,
and for the benefit of those who
have not followed' the movement
from its inception, is as follows:
" Whereas the existing conditions
in connection with the control and
distribution of the water for irrigation purposes are<far from satisfact-
, ory in certain districts in British
Columbia, resulting in excessive
waste, inadequate supply and inequitable distribution, often leading to costly litigation;
"And whereas large tracts of
land remain undeveloped in conse-
quense of the lack of systematic
"Be it resolved that we, the land
holders of the Okanagan district
respectfully request that the Government of British Columbia'' take
immediate action with a view
to solving the problem by introducing a system ' of Government
control, conservation and operation of'the water supply for irriga-
' tion purposes, by construction of
reservoirs and distributing systems
in this district."
Gives its
The meeting at South Okanagan
was held on Wednesday last, Mr.
Walker being elected to preside.
Most of the farmers and fruitgrowers in the neighborhood were
represented, and the resolution was
well discussed from many points
of view.
Dr. Dickson, who was present,
gave a brief resume of the movement, more particularly as regards
the attitude both of the delegates
and of the representatives of the
government at the recent Irrigation
Convention at Kamioops. He emphasized the difficulties of the
present inadequate system, and
in a clear and lucid way pointed
out the enormous advantage to the
district generally of an efficient
governmentconstructed storage and
distributing system. But before
that could be obtained it was necessary for the farmers to be unanimous in their demands, and to
show the government that they
had the people behind them in
taking up the problem.
Mr. C. Smith also spoke at some
length in favor of the scheme, Dr.
Jones, Mr. Butler, Mr. Harvey, and
others taking part in the discussion.
Eventually on the proposal of
Mr. Hobson, seconded by Mr.
Mallam, the resolution was put
to the meeting and carried unanimously.
Mr. Walker,. the chairman, announced that he had been in communication with Mr. E. Gray-
Donald, the government surveyor
at present working on the Mission
creek   district,   and   they   would
Erobably have the pleasure of
earing him speak to them on the
the subject in about two weeks'
Benvoulin Meeting
On Thursday evening the Benvoulin school-house was well filled
with farmers and fruit growers of
the district, and from the readiness
with which the discussion was
taken up, it is evident that the pro
ject has awakened no little interest
in that neighborhood.
Mr. Pridham was elected to the
chair. Briefly he explained the
object for which the meeting had
been;called. The Farmers' Institute
had taken the matter up with the
idea of ascertaining as far as
sible the views
the question of
undertaking the
distribution of
The   difficulties
of the people on
the government
conservation and
irrigation " water,
connected    with
irrigation were well known to most
people and especially to old-timers,
and it was with a view to overcoming these difficulties that they
were anxious to push forward the
present scheme. The object was
to show the government that they
wished them to take up the question, and he urged that other districts be approached to induce them
to work together on the same basis
that they were doing.
The resolution as given above
was then read over.
The discussion followed very
much on the lines of previous meetings.
Mr. A. Patterson was strongly in
favor of the proposal. He thought
it would be a great benefit to the
valley generally. If a proper system
we.re put. in everybody would be
able to get water when they wanted
it. He did not think the old record
holders would lose anything by it.
Mr. Hardy, whose opinion as an
old-timer was asked, said that at
pre8ejntj^e w£».able.toyiet:AlI.v|be
water he. wanted. He advised
caution in dealing with the question,
and said that at any rate if the
government did take over the
work, they should give-some preference to the early record holders.
Mr. McEachren, in reply to the
last speaker, said they had to look
into the future, as conditions would
not always'be the same. As more
and more demand was made upon
the water it was quite possible that
they would not always be able to
get sufficient. If the government
undertook the building of storage
reservoirs, they would be able to
rely on a constant supply at all
Mr. Woollaston, whose experience
in irrigation work made his opinions all the more valuable, threw
some interesting light -on the possibilities of storage reservoirs in the
hills and the available water supply
in the creeks. Speaking in his
private capacity as a ranchei in the
district, he said he had perhaps
been here as long as anyone, and
had always been able to raise good
crops. He had had his little difficulties in respect to water, but had
generally managed to get along
pretty well. With tespect to the
resolution, he said that if the government did take over the water
question, it should be clearly understood that the old record holders
should not be taxed anything like
those who had not the benefit of
free water. He thought, too, that
the charges should be graded so
that those whose land was easily
irrigated would be paying a low
rate in comparison with those on
whose places it was more difficult
to place the water.
Mr. M. Hereron was one of the
chief speakers in favor of the pro-
prosal. He pointed out the wastefulness and inefficiency of the
present conflicting systems, and the
great advantage it would be to the
country if the government could
be induced to put in a modern
concrete system which would be
large enough to afford an ample
supply to everybody.
Mr. John Carsorso, one of the
oldest settlers in the district, told in
his way, how in a certain poor and
unproductive . district the introduction of a fine irrigation system
and a plentiful, supply of water
had changed a struggling settlement
into a prosperous community. The
promoter ofthe scheme, a Jew, had
certainly got rich out of it, but he
was a benefactor to his country.
He  thought it would  be .a good
thing if the government took over
matters here, and he would be
willing for his part, to pay for the
privilege of having a good supply
of water whenever he wanted it.
Dr. Baker said that it was not
wise to look at this question from,
a purely local standpoint. The
success of any community depended very much on the success of
everyone in that community. They
should therefore regard the question in a very much broader sense
than some of the speakers had
been disposed to do. They were
proud of their province.proud of its
wealth of timber, and mines, and
fisheries, and other great industries,
and of its great agricultural resources. As agriculture in many
places was dependent upon irrigation, then the subject of irrigation
was of vital importance' to the
whole province. They should approach the matter as such and not
from a purely local standpoint. So
far as the old-timers were concern*-
ed, what was it that was making
the market for their hay ? What
was it that was making their farming successful, enabling them to
realize high prices for their produce, and enhancing the value of
their lands ? Was it not because
other land in the district was being
taken up, and more settlers coming
in ? They could not afford to take
a purely selfish view of this irrigation question.
' If we studied irrigation at all,
continued Dr. Baker, we were
obliged to admit, that we were as
yet only approaching the subject.
" Think of the hundred of acres
of valuable land ih the district as
yet unoccupied, and of the infinite possibilities which lie in them.
Arid think of the amount of water
Which will be required when these
acres are made productive." HoW
iwfere we going to get this water ?-
W^ could .not build reservoirs for
ourselves. Who, then could do it?
That was what they were there to
discuss. Only the government had
the ^ money and the corps of
engineers necessary to undertake
such a work. And if there should
be a change in the government, we
could rest assured that the people
of British Columbia had intelligence
enough to manage their affairs. He
went on to refer to the great waste
of water, entailed by the present
makeshift systems.
As to the cost, they did not
want something for nothing, and
the men who were coming in
would be willing to pay for the
water, and not ask those who were
enjoying the privilege of free water
to pay for them. .They must be
unanimous in their wishes, as they
could not ask the government to
undertake the work while they
were undecided amongst themselves. A serious problem was
confronting them at the present
time, and they must meet it in true
western style.
Mr. Speer also supported the
The resolution was then put to
the vote, and carried withont opposition.
Westminster Exhibit
Will be Big One
Nearly Carload of Fruit to be
Sent from Kelowna District
. Kelowna's sweeping success of
last year at the provincial exhibition
at New Westminster has -encouraged the A. and T. Association,
who were responsible for the exhibit, to make a still greater effort
to capture the honors at the forthcoming show which opens on the
fourth of next month.
7 Mr. Albert Boyer, as already
mentioned, has been appointed by
the association to take charge of
the exhibit, with the able assistance
bf Mr. A. R. Muirhead and Mr.
Dickson. These gentlemen are
busy gathering fruit from all over
the district, and judging from the
specimens already collected there
is certainly some magnificent fruit
produced this year. As gathered
the fruit is being shipped to Vancouver to be placed in cold storage
until the exhibition.
A special feature is, of course, to
be made of the " District Exhibit,"
which demands five boxes each of
apples, pears, plums, and peaches,
three boxes of crabs, and a plate
of every variety of apples'* which
can be gathered together. In addition to quality of fruit, a large
proportion of the points are given
for the most artistic display of the
exhibit in the space provided. As
most of the fruit-growing districts
in B.C. are entering in this class,
the competition will naturally be
very keen.
Another important section is in
the " five box classes," and anyone
having good specimens of Belle de
Boskoop, Grime's Golden, "King,
Josathan. Northern... Spy,. Ontario,
Red Cheek Pippin, Spitzenberg,
Wealthy, Wagner, Yellow Newtown, or Gravenstein, should communicate with Mr. Boyer, who will
arrange to purchase the required
quantity. Each class however, will
be entered in the growers' name,
who will thus get full credit fpr any
successes. The same also applies
to the " two-box pear classes," the
varieties required being Bartlett,
Bosc, Clairgeau, Howell, Doyenne,
Cornice, Louise Bonne, B. Hardy,
and B. Boussock.
It is also determined to enter as
many of the plate classes as possible, and altogether, nearly a carload of fruit will be sent down;'
Race Programme for
Coming Fall Fair
Will be Bigger Event than any
Previous year
Active preparations are being
made for the Fall Fair, which is to
be held on Monday, Tuesday and
Wednesday, Sept. 19th, 20th and
21 st. A large addition has been
made to the exhibition building
which gives a very considerable
increase in the space available for
exhibits. A bigger show than ever
is anticipated this year. Particularly should the fruit section be larger
than in previous years, as this
season's splendid crop makes the
gathering together of a good collection of apples and other fruits a
comparative easy matter.
Since the issue of the catalogue
a good deal of interest has been
shown in the various classes, and
many sections which in the past
have been neglected, will, it is
confidently expected, be well represented this year.
The programme of >the races,
which take place on the Tuesday
and Wednesday, has just been
issued. The prize list for the races
alone runs up to over $1,000, and,
given suitable weather, lovers of
racing—and who does not love to
see a good horse race — should
witness some first-rate sport.
The programme is as follows:
1.   Pony Race.    14-2 and under
for Boys under 12 years of age.
Purse $25.00
Commends Kelowna
Firm's Packing
Meeting on K. L. O..Bench.
A large party of ranchers of the
K. L. O. bench met on Friday evening at the residence of Mr. Allen.
Mr. Reekie occupied the chair and
introduced the subject by reading
the above resolution which he put
before the meeting for their consideration.
. The discussion took the form fo
a friendlv talk 6n irrigation generally in which several interesting
points bearing on the matter were
raised. The chief speakers were,
Mr. Reekie, Mr. Allan; Mr. Wooll-
aston, Mir. Muirhead, Dr. Baker,
and Mr. Dendy.
On being put to the vote the resolution was carried unanimously,
and the meeting closed with a vote
of thanks to the chairman, and to
Mr. Allen for his kindness in placing his house at the disposal of the
An important seizure of smuggled opium has been made by the
custom officers at Rossland. Hundreds of pounds of Chineese tobacco
and a quantity of smuggled Chinese
whiskey were also included in the
spoil of the authorities.
A telegram received by Messrs
Stirling . & Pitcairn, fruit packers
and shippers in this city, from Mr.
H. H. MacLeay the representative
of the Central Okanagan Lands.
Ltd., in Eastern Ontario and Quebec Provinces, 'comments on the
good condition of the fruit upon
its arrival at Sherbrooke, Quebec
The Central Okanagan Lands Ltd.
is sending exhibits of fruit to all
the important fairs being held in
the East, and at a banquet held
during the Sherbrooke Fair the
first week of this month, the Dominion Minster of Agriculture congratulated the packers, Messrs.Stir-
ling & Pitcairn, and paid them the
highest compliments upon the
excellency of the fruit and on the
superior pack which carried fresh
fruits three thousand miles.
The picnic over the lake last
Thursday to the Sunniside Ranch
organized by the Ladies' Hospital
Aid proved to be a most enjoyable
affair. Mr. and Mrs. Campbell and
their sons spared no effort to entertain their gnests. Fruit was provided liberally and highly appreciated by the visitors. It was rather a
pity that more did not avail themselves of the opportunity of spending a pleasant afternoon and at the
same time helping to swell the
funds. The proceeds amounted to
Since April of this year it is estimated that 15,000 hens have been
sihpped by the G P. R. and Canadian Northern from the East through
Winnipeg billed for points in British   Columbia.
2. Show Class No. 93. Pair of
3. Harness Race. Trot or Pace.
Class 2.45 one mile. Besttwo
ip three, $5.0.00 added #. Jwp
heats are under 2.35.
Purse $100.00
4. Show Class No. 95. Saddle
Horses under 15 hands.
5. Quarter Mile Dash.
Purse $75.00
6. Second Heat Harness Race,
Class 2.45
7. ShowClass No. 92. Single
6.   Five-eighths of a Mile Dash.
Purse $100.00
9.   Pony Race,  14-2 and under,
Half Mile. Purse $100.00
10. Cow Boy Race for Bonafide
Stock Horses—requirements,
stock saddle.chaps and larriat,
165 pounds including rider and
saddle.   $5 post entry. •
Purse $75.00
1. Harness Race. Free for all
Pace or Trot—one mile. Best
three heats in five. $50.00
added if two heats are under
2.'0. Pure $150.00
2. Half Mile—two heats.
Purse $100.00
3. Tandem Race.   Purse $75.00
4. Second heat of Free for All
5. Second heat of Half Mile.
6. Polo Pony Race — quarter
mile.* Purse $100.00
7. Free for All Harness—third
6.   One Mile Open.
Purse $125.00
9.   Consolation  Race, half mile.
Purse $50.00
Entrance fee 10 per cent, of
purse. Not less than four to enter
and three to start in each race.
All entries to be made with the
Secretary, F. W. Fraser, before
8 p.m. on day prior to the race,
except the Boy, Tandem and Cowboy Races, entries of which will be
received at the post Purses divided into 60, 30 and 10 per cent.
Committee reserve the right to
cancel or change any race not
filled or run to their satisfaction.
Horses distancing the field entitled to* first money only. Judges'
decision to be final in all
Musical and Dramatic
The annual general meeting of
the Kelowna Musical and Dramatic
Society is arranged for Tuesday
next, September 13th, at 7.30 p.m.
in the music room. All members
are earnestly requested to be present as important business is td be
discussed. Any person desirous
of joining the society are also cordially invited to attend this meeting.
From the following comparative
statements handed in to us it would
seem that the society in now in a
good position financially.
In 1909 the assets and liabilities
Cash in hand $ 10.75
Stock    "  503.00
Owing member* on piano $ 88.00
Unpaid bills  213.10
Balance....  212.65
This was after writing off $37 as
depreciation on instruments, etc.
This year the position stands as
Cash in hand	
Stock     "'     	
.$ 66.45
. 518.00
Owing members on piano $ 88.00
Unpaid bills      91.00
Balance    425.45
is here
A depreciation  of $44
written off instruments, etc.
From this it will be seen thatthe
b^n*e*,of assets oyer Jiabiiitiea.
forthe jpast year shows an increase
of $212.80, or 100 per "cent, on the
preceding year.
■ Rev. J. Wand Mrs. Davidson
will be at home at the Parsonage
on Tuesday, September 15th, afternoon and evening. After that Mrs.
Davidson will receive on the first
and third Wednesdays in each
B. C. Comparatively Free
from Injurious Pests
The Dominion govemmemt intends to greatly enlarge its system
of horticultural inspection in British
Columbia and also to double the
size of its fumigating plant in Vancouver. The new fumigating station will we expect, be ready by
October I.
This announcement was made
by Dominion horticultural inspector Wilson, who with W. Gussow,
the Dominion's expert botanist and
chief of that department, has just
completed a three weeks inspection tour of Vancouver island and
Okanagan orchards,
i While some fungoid diseases
were found both agreed that British
Columbia was fairly free from, inj^
orious insect pests. This years fruit
crop in Okanagan is abundant,
and in young orchards of excellent
quality, says Mr. Wilson. Mr. Gussow left for Ottawa.
The Rev. C. J, Speer, D. D., of
Toronto, is here for a few weeks,
visiting his brother, Mr. T.G. Speer.
Dr. Speer is a prominent figuie in
the Methodist church in Canada,
having been at one time pastor of
the big Metropolitan church in
Victoria, the largest Methodist
church in British Columbia. For
the past fifteen years he has been'
stationed at leading churches
in Toronto, and is at present in
charge of the High Park church
there. Dr. Speer is to preach Sunday evening next in the Methodist
church, and on Monday, Sept. 12th,
has kindly consented to give a
lecture in the Opera House in aid
of the hospital.
Old timers say that there is every
indicatiou of a cold winte and thtey
have many reasons for their theory
The bush rats are boring deep ho es-,
Bears are already beginning to dig
.out trees for their long sleep Gophers have made for the underground. Squirrels and chipmunks
have been unusally industrious all
summer long. They say it will be
the cotdest winter for years, and ,
there appears to be harmony amongst the old timers in this opinion,
says the Nicola Nalley News.
-nM The Orchard Gity Record
The Kelotona Land
and Orchard Co.,
Cadder Avenue        Abbott Street
Willow Avenue
On Easy Terms
Under Irrigation and Domestic Systems
K. L. 0. Co.'s Office, Leon St.
Send us your
Printing Order
We can execute them neatly and
cheaply, and give you satisfaction
every time.
W. C. T. U. Notes.
Conducted by the Ladies of the Kelowna branch
of the W.C. T.U.
The W.C.T.U. meet every second Tuesday of the month at the home of one or
ofher of the members. Visitors are always
Into the delightful suburban home of a
Chicago lubge, a group of neighbors dropped one evening, for an informal call.
A vivacious young woman immediately
proposed a game of cards.
Come, judge, she coaxed, gaily, play a
game with us to pass the evening.
Indeed I won't, promptly returned the
Are you such an old fogey that you
won't play cards.
No, I'm not an old fogy.
You think cards wicked then, do j-ou?
Not at all,
Why don't you play then ?
Well, blurted out the judge, crowded
into a corner, I've watched you card players for a long time, and I've never yet seen
a bunch of players that could get through
a whole game without losing their temper
There's always someboby complaining of
llie way somebody has played, even in the
most friendly company. I won't bother
with anything that spoils one's temper so.
But, judge, still coaxed the woman, you
k.'iow we are your guests, and you ought
to play a game with us just because we
want you to.
Yes, you're my guests, echoed the judge
his spirit rising noticeably higher, you are
my guests, and that's the reason why you
ought to think of my preference forspending my evening. Why shouldn't you do
what I want to—sit down and talk of
something sensible?
There's jnst one reason why you play
cards, and that's because you are so
empty headed that you can't talk. You
don't know enough to spend an evening in
any kind of conversation, and so rou have
to kill time by fingering the useless cards.
You can do as you please, I am going to
the library to read.
Afterwards the judge explained why he
fcrsvi ore cards:
I never played much,   and   was   always
a poor hand at the   business.    One   evening I sai down to play a   game with   my
wife, my son, and a lady friend, neighbor.
Pretty soon I made some   misplay.    My
son groaned, Oh, father, that was wretched.    I turned towards the young  woman;
her fnce was white with anger.
Wa; that such a very bad play, I asked?
It was inexcusable, she almost hissed.
I laid down my cards, and said  Here is
where  I   quit.     If  this  paltry  good-for-
nothing game can raise such a tempest  as
tin's  over a   blunder  that   I   am liable to
make any time, I'm never going  to  touch
it again.    I know 1   can't  play  very well,
and   I'm   not   going  to   put myself into a
position to be scorned   anymore   like   this
for an ignorance that isn't worth curing.
I Mark
Asaya Neurall
Nervous Exhaustion
Night sweats are a sure sign of
nervous exhaustion. They weaken the body and depress the mind.
"Asaya -NbukaIi," will overcome this condition. It feeds the
nerves with Lecithin, the element
required for nerve repair. Full
control of the bodily functions
soon returns. Restful sleep is obtained, the appetite and digestion
improve, nerve vigor is regained.
$i ,50 per bottle.   Local agent.
,    P. B. WILL-ITS.
Don't waste your money buying platters
when you can get a bottle of Chamberlain s
Liniment for twenty-five Cents. A piece
of flannel dampened with this liniment is
superior to any plaster fpr lame back, pains
in ihc side and chest, and much cheaper.
Sold by all druggists.
Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy ia 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
Track Marks
Copyrights Ac.
Town and Country
Mr. Geo. E. Ritchie left Saturday
morning on a business trip to
Mrs. Leckie and children returned last week from the coast. Miss
Datie Leckie remained behind and
is extending her stay fc._ a week or
two longer.
A party of the Rifle Association
left last Satruday morning for the
meeting at Kamloops.
Mr. Ben Hoy, government horticulturist of Vernon, who was in
town for a few days week, left by
Saturday morning's boat.
' Dr. Dickson returned Saturday
from a journey up to Sicamous,
accompanied by his father and
mother, who have lately arrived
on a visit from the Old Country.
Dr. and Mrs. Knox returned
Saturday from the coast, where the
doctor has been enjoying a much
needed rest from the cares of his
busy practice.
The Rev. Thos. and Mrs. Greene,
the choir of St. Michael's Church,
and several friends took advantage
of Monday's holiday to enjoy a
picnic across the lake to Mr.
Childers' place. The Clovelly was
chartered to convey the party,
seventeen in number, and a pleasant afternoon was spent in spite of
the threatening aspect of the
Mr. Phipps, one time resident
here, and who has been spending
the past few weeks visiting in the
neighborhood, left by Tuesday's
boat for Cowichan.
Mrs. God bout, wife of L. A. God-
bout of Rutland, was an arrival by
Saturday's boat, having journeyed
from Main, U. S. A.
Miss Rigby was amongst the
departures by Tuesday's boat.
During her two or three years
residence here Miss Rigby has made
many friends who will regret her
departure. She has recently sold
out her household goods and is
returning to the Old Country.
Claude Newby left Tuesday for
the coast, having taken up a position
in Vancouver.
In the case of Parkinson versus
Dolsen, tried at the county court
here last June, in which Mrs. Parkinson sued Mr. LeRoy Dolsen for
damages as the result of a driving
accident, judgement has been given
for the defendent with costs.
Mrs. Tutcher has moved into her
new quarters this week in the
Keller block. A nice neat store has
been arranged, and ,New Fall
Millinery goods arc due within the
next few days.
Mrs. Hislop arrives in town next
Tuesday for a ten days' slay.
W. Kirkby furnished a pleasant
surprise to some of his friends by
re-appearing in town last week
No need for strangers to go
around asking the names of the
streets after this—at least where
there is a cement sidewalk. Mr. C.
Clement has had men busy during
the week cutting a space at the
corner of each cement walk in
which the name of the street is to
be cast.
The Rev. A. W. K. Herdman,
accompanied by Mr. D. McEachern
of Benvoulin, left Tuesday for
Summerland to attend a meeting
of the Presbytery of Kamloops.
Rev. J. A. Logan, who is supplying at the Vernon Presbyterian
church in the absence of the pastor,
the Rev. Logie McDonell, was
down on Monday, leaving Tuesday
for Summerland to attend the
Presbytery meeting there.
Mrs. R. A. Copeland and Miss
Eva Copeland left last Saturday for
a month's visit to Vancouver.
The annual meeting of the
Ladies' Hospital Aid will be held
next Saturday, 'September 10th, in
Rowcliffe's Hall at 2:30 p.m. A
cordial invitation is extended to
all interested, in the work.
,'Mr. and Mrs. MacArthur, from
Washington state, are visitors in
town this week, looking over the
district. Mr. MacArthur is well
acquainted with fruit growing
under irrigation and is highly
pleased with the look of things in
the district.
.Anyone sending « sketch and description may
onlolclr ascertain our opinion free whether an
Invention Is probablr patentable. Oommunleit.
Invention Is probablr patentable.
tlont strict]; oonn _entfBl.,HAND_BqOK on Patents
sont tree. Oldest
Co. receive
Cftdost kaonor for seonrlpi
_ jtonU taSen throuah Munn A
tptcial notice, without charge, ln tho
Scientific American.
A handsomely lilnstrsted weekly. lArgwt ctr-
culntton pf any scientific Journal. .^Terras for
CanndAv 1*78 a year, postage prepaid. Sold hy
Branob OfDoe, At V BU Washington, D.
Dr. Mathison,   dentist,   will be
out of town until September 15 th.
Your complexion1 as well as your temper
is rendered miserable by a disordered liver.
By taking Chamberlain's Stomach and
Liver Tablets you can improve both. Sold
by all druggists.
Thursday, Sept.
"The Mighty Reo."
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 sjpecial 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
Gratis 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 on Easy Terms. Call and Inspect.
HARDWARE Co., Ltd. Thursdai), Sept. 8
The OrehBrd Citi) ;Re$tftjj
Published eoery Thursday at the Office,
Kelowna, B.C.
■jOHX LEATHLEY. Editor.-
CHAS. H. LEATHUEYyBusiness Manager.
'Subscription $ 1.50 per annum.
'To:United States -$2,00 iper.annum-
In our !sta_io<riery window
we'have'displayed alarge
shipment of 'books just
received'from the'publishers.
They are of a
Special Edition
The samein'every respect
as the $1.25 -and $1.50
' They-are all Tgood titles,
by the best writers, 'well
bound'and illustrated,
its 11.
Kelowna.     B. C.
J. Pk. Bigger
Plans and ! Estimates Furnished
Residence, '10 Lawrence-Ave.'
Ladies* .and
uGents* Tailors
•Repairing>and Pressing
,, promptly,attended, to.
Labor Day, here iat least, is
gradually assuming'®'new significance. It is the day when
the ardent .sportsman, whose
thirst for blood of'dudk or deer
has perforce, .by reason of his
duties in 8toje?and,office, to be
bottled up the remaining three
hundred and sixty-four days in
the ryear,'Sallies forth nwith .a
gunonhisshcrtrlder, arid makes
for the nearest' Kills. And not
Teddy R.» returning with his
spoils from central Africa, nor
Peary coming back .in. triumph
from the frozen north,'lis-more
proud than he if he can bring
back some ^evidence rof uhis
Everrybodyreads our
Try one next week.
ils expressed ,in   every
detail of your business
;• stationery.
Our  study is i to improve,
.not merely .imitate, the
*   ., indivkJuality ..arid   distinctive   .character    of
your office supplies.
Let 118 convince you onwyour
next order.
The Orchard Gity
Record job'Print
A imatter of some importance
to the people 'generally'bf the
district has Ibeen! brought to our
notice^ several times during "the
past summerland;-is-again ;in
evidence. The salubrious climate of -the iQkanagan has
attracted attention'-practically
all over Canada,for its its curative properties uin .cases of
consumption and;- other chest
and rheumatic diseases, and
many have'come.seeking health
and cure. To 'all "these we
would extend the hand of sympathy and .welcome, ; trusting
that few will fail to find what
they-may have travelled,far to
seek* i and * we -would i urge that
proper care arid attention be
given them, so that while ien-<
deavoring|itO' 'cast '-aside >the
dreadful scourge t)f the white
man,, the; lives df,those- around
them may>not be< endangered.
This, ;we had hoped, would
have-beennproperly attendedto
long ago, but it does not appear
to i have been taken in hand by
whoever, iare' the, proper authorities* wthis regard. We would
not'like-1&hurt anybody's feelings* by rappearirjg too pressing
in the matter, but"a 'case "in
point certairily deserves immediate, attention.
The '»ad ■> case at Rutland
whith has deservedly arqusecj
the sympathy of the folks there»t
is past<(and the people 'have
returned, to their, homes ori the
prairie. tBut the .camp outfit
and debris has been left to endanger . the lives of the school
children, and evenipart.of-the
woodwork- is reported to have
been sold and about to' be removed. Now common sense
and"th©*mo8t ordinary precaution demands that evejy vestjge
of the camp, etc., be burnt over
andide«troyed,'and some better
understanding arrived at as to
where the regulation. of rhe§e
Notary Public,
Conveyancer, etc.
KELOWNA,    ,       :: B. C.
and Solicitor,
Notary Public.
Successor to a. r. davv ■;;•
When gou tuant a Choice
cut, gioe us a call,
Or ring up 24.
Frank Baiotinhimer,1 Mahager.
B. A. Sc, C. E., D. L. S., B. C. L. S.
Kelowna,    B. C.
jDo You Know
real estate investments are the b^st in the
Olcepagan 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 iri'.the'valley.
Now is your opportunity. . Most excellent
Assoc. Mem. Can. Soc. C. E      Graduate Toronto   bargains.   The lots are cleared, cultivated,
fenced, and have ycung orchards on them;
well irrigated,  arid  have  good dotnesti
water.   Prices, $175 to $200 per acre.
Other most valuable land bargains
$25 per acre up.
Hitchner Bros.
Westbank    -   British Columbia
Waterworks and Sewerage System', Puijipingr and
Lighting Plants, Concrete Construction, etc.
P^Ol BOX 137
Financial Agent.
Monet) to Loan on reasonable terms.
All kinds of Financial
business transacted.
Office, Leon Avenue.
Phone 58 P.O. bo% 273
•)Dr. J. W. Nelson Shepherd
F. 0.) Box me
'Phone 86
i Corner Peneozi Street and
Lawrence Avenue.
If your business **
not worth advertising,
-advertise it for «ale.
Best Selection of
Local Post Cards
and Views
Largest Studios in the Interior
Portraits by appointment.
Pendozi Street   -    Kelowna
Smith Street     -   Penticton
* Mrs. LAWRENCE, Graduate Nurse.
Glenn Ave., Kelowna, B.C.
■ Phone 134
Horses bought and sold on commission. Dray meets all C.P.R.
bdats. All kinds of heavy team
wofk. 'Phone 20.
Plans and Specifications Prepared
«nd estimates given for publicBuild-
ttigj.Town and Country Residences
• PHONE No. 93
On improved property also other securities
TFire, Life, and Accident
The Auflust number of "The Ath-
letic EWorld," a,,newv,naime for I'Qut
door i.Canada'' 'Magazine, has just
been, received at thisnoffice. TSince
this publication was taken overby
W. j. Taylor, Limited, Woodstock
•Ont., each issueuhas -shown a
marked improvement over its predecessor. . its change of policy to
that of,a national athletic .periodical M'thiamonthi.carried out both
imnatne and. nature.. Besides the
change of title the size has been
increased and the • contents 'augmented. Judging by "the August
number, full as it is of good up-t6-
date reading pertaining to things
athletic, a conspicuous place is
assured "The Athletic World" among the leading Canadian national
|  A*WANT AD. in the JRecord
mil bring speedy results.
i Miss P. Louise Adams,
..Scholarship graduate in Piano and
leather's Course of Toronto Conservatory
of' Music. Late Teacher in' Westminster
Gdllege, Tpronto.
v Will receive pupils for  pianoforte
tuition at the studio.
'Lawrence Avenue, off Pendozi Street.
Address: P.O., KELOWNA.
Planting, Pruning, Spraying
P.O. Box 174, Kelotona. v
Pipe Fitter, \ Wells i Dug and
Punnps,  Windmills, Drains,
etc., repaired and ifiafc.all'ed.
AH&ro&y&ofcnue. East.
& Co.,
Wholesale and Retail
Fresh Meat
Full supply of Hams and Bacon
Fresh Fish in season
W. LUDLOW, Manager
Phone 135
There is no W^gon .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 m seveml styles to suit
every, purpose.
It is the foundation of a prosperous
Don't fool with a broken tumbledown old heap of junk
on wheels, which will cost you more in r horseflesh and
repairs thari sit is worth, to say nothing of the worry
and anxiety and^trials; of temper;suc)i an outfit gives.
Plow5, Harrows, Orchard Cultivators,
and all kinds of Farm Implements.
V '?_
.   \i -J--
The Orchard City Record.
Thursday, Sept. 8
News of the Valley.
Over one hundred applications
have been received by the Vernon
council for the position of city clerk
and treasurer at the salary of $ 120
per month.
A pest, which the ranchers in
the lower valley will have to wage
war against, has made its appearance in flocks of small birds, some
what resembling black birds in
color and sue, which attacks the
apples as they begin to color in
the orchards.—Hedley Gazelle
These are strenuous days on
the Okanagan railroad. Night and
day, seven days a week, the freight
trains are kept moving to handle
the traffic, and even then there are
freight tie-ups that are most exasperating. It was not often that even
the old molasses limited would
make such _. record as this: A car
of brick was billed from the
Enderby yard on the sixth for
Vernon. Four days later the car
was lifted from Enderby and started
towards Vernon. Going at the
ordinary snails pace, the regular
reaches Vernon in from an hour
to an hour-and-a-half. It is 25 miles.
The car of brick billed at Enderby
on the 6th, and lifted on the 10 th
p.rived in^Vernon on the 25th!
Enderby press.
The Penticton Dramatic Society
is being re-organized, and arrangements are keing made for the
staging of a three-act play some
time in November.
Summerland's irrigation season
closed ou August 31st, when the
main ditches were shut down.
Vernon now has a temperance
hotel in addition to its regular irrigation system.
A suggestion has deen made that
the entire exhibit of the First Canadian National Apple Show be taken
over by the Government and sent
to England as a display of the
pomological resources of this province.
Vernon expects to have big doings at the fair next week. The
Nez Perce Indians are to give a
pow-wow " on the first day, and
in addition to this feature there will
be a league game between the
Vernon and Kelowna lacrosse
teams, and a junior lacrosse game
between Vernon and Armstrong.
The Churches
St. Michael and All Angels' Church.
Holy Communion, first and third Sundays in the
month at 8 a.m.; second and fourth Sundays, after
Morning Prayer.
Litany on the first and third Sundays.
Morning Prayer at 11   o'clock;   Evening Prayer at
REV. THOS. GREENE, B. A., Rector.    '
Knox Presbyterian Church, Kelowna.
Morning Services at II a.m.; evening servicesat 7:30
p.m.   Sunday School at 2:30 p.m.
Weekly Hiayer Meeting on Wednesdays at 8  p.m.
Benvoulin Presbyterian Church.
Afternoon service at i p.m. Sunday School at 2 p.m.
REV. A. W. K. HERDMAN. Pastor.
Rutland. News.
( From our own correspondent.)
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 croupy
cough appears, will prevent the attack
Sold by all druggists.
Severe attacks of.
responsible   for   cases
trouble.     At - any - rate
:isra are often
organic heart
is   foolish   to
grin and bear it.
Kelowna Methodist Church.
Sabbath Service at 11 a.m. and 7:30 P.m.
Sunday School «t 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. Okanagan during the summer months is as follows.
Mr. and Mrs. DuVal lost their
little girl last Saturday, and left for
their home in Saskatchewan Tuesday morning- last, taking the
remains of theirdaughter with them.
Both her heart and lungs being
affected, it was hoping against
hope to pull her through. She had
one or two severe attacks Sunday,
and seemingly getting over them,
got up and kissed her father and
mother, and laying down again,
died almost immediately. Much
sympathy has been shewn the
parents in their sad bereavement.
Mr. Walter Moodie, «vho has
been engaged on the engineering
department of the Belgo-Canadian
Lands Co., has severed his connection therewith and entered into
similar work for the K. L. O. Mr.
and Mrs. Moodie removt-d with
their family to the K. L. O. bench
Monday last.
Mr. and Mrs. Gay leaves .early
next week for the coast.
Longstaffe   has   tented Mr
house for the winter.
Read up
Daily Except Sundays
Read down
Okanagan Landing
Okanagan Centre
Short's Point
would likely  cure  your  case,
beneficial   in   all    forms    of
muscular,   inflammatory   and
bottle costs only $1.00.
Anything you
with the name
It has proved
Rheumatism —
gouty.    .A  big
give  you
Sold and guaranteed by
P. B. WILLITS & Co., Kelowna, B.C.
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
Insurance in force which they wish to*
bring before the notice of the public.
por 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 contageous 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,
Kelowna, B.C.
Every day is bringing to hand shipments of the .newest
in Fall Goods from the leading firms in Eastern
and  Old  Country centres  of fashion.
Our Fall Selection of new goods will eclipse any of our
past efforts for range and values.    We invite you one
and all to see and compare our showing and values
with those seen elsewhere.
We sell the Famous
20th Century Clothing for Men.
Welch Margetson's Shirts and Collars.
Pirn's Irish Turnbull's D. & A.
m Scarfs.        Underwear        Corsets.
Boyd ColdweWs Gold Medal Blankets.
Helena Dress Shirts.
Monarch Sweaters and Jerseys.
Lequime Bros & Co,
Established 1850.
The government is putting another road through Mr. Bulman's
property. This will be a great
convenience for the settlers in the
At the League meeting on Monday evening an interesting little
ceremony took place in the shape
of a presentation to Misses Annie
and Edie Gay, as a token of the
esteem in which they are held by
the members of the league, and
as a souvenir on the occasion of
their departure from the district to
take up their residence in Vancouver. Miss Annie Gay has been
secretary of the League since its
commencement, and has done
good service in that capacity, besides being an energetic worker in
the Sunday School. They have
made many friends in the district,
hnving always been prominent in
the social enjoyments of the young
people. They and their parents
are followed by the good wishes
of all for their happiness and
prosperity in their new sphere of
life to which they are going.
Mr. S. Sproul paid a short visit
to the ranch of D. Gellatly across
the lake last week-end.
Mr. Charlton has been assisting
Mr. Gay during the week in the
troublesome task of clearing up
things preparatory to leaving for
the coast.
The shooting season brings its
troubles well as its pleasures, and
when the guns begin to pop, nervous stay-at-homes begin to talk
about accidents. A painful mishap
occurred last weekend to a parly
of young Nimrods who had gone
out around Black Mountain. A
gun in the hands of Percy Dilworth
accidentally went off without instructions. The bullet, with that
perversity which stray bullets always seem to have, was not content
to bury itself in some friendly tree,
but went through John Fleming's
leg. He was hurried home and
had the wound dressed. Fortunately no very serious damage was
The same party also had another
misfortune. One of their horses,
a fine heavy animal belonging to
Mr. Fleming, slipped over a steep
bank, and rolled down. It was
found to have sustained a broken
shoulder. An effort was made to
get it down home, but we understand that eventually it had to be
shot. Mi. Fleming thinks hunting
is a rather expensive form of
Rutland has its duck-shooting
too, and some good bags have
been made on the small lakes in
the district.
Mr. W. Craig had the misfortune
to get one of his fingers badly
crushed last Friday whilst working
at the creek where the Rutland
Ditch company are putting a pipe-
under the bed of the stream. It
was necessary to amputate the injured member.
He Lost All His Bets and Made Money
by Doing So.
The captain of one rather old and
slow steamer of years ago, finding that
he would have to be a long time ln
China before he received a full cargo
of tea and would bave probably to return iu ballast, began, to- every one's
astonishment, to say that, owing to
the repairs that had been done to bis
engines, he hoped to make a racing
passage back to England. Then, still
more to the astonishment of the captains of the fast steamers and the
world at large, he commenced to back
himself to make the fastest passage
In sucb very considerable sums of
money did he wager that people be-
gan to think there was something In
It, nnd the merchants sent their tea
almost entirely to his ship, arguing
tbat as the captain stood to lose £250
tbe repairs to his steamer's engines
bad probably pat him in a position to
bet almost on a certainty.
Of coarse the steamer, whose greatest speed was eight knots an hour, arrived in' England weeks after the others, and the captain lost £250, but Instead of having to lie ln China waiting bis chance of cargo coming in
from the Ulterior, a probable delay of
weeks, he had cleared in a few days
after bis bets became known to tbe
public witb a fail ship, thos ^recouping
to bis owners, who, of course, paid bia
betting losses, a considerable number
of thousands of pounds profit—Blackwood's Magazine.
The Result of Pechantre's Plot to Kill
the King.
Probably no well meaning poet was
ever more taken by surprise than was
M. Pecbantre, a gentle and mild mannered French dramatist of the seventeenth century, who was one day arrested for high treason as he waa
peacefully eating his dinner at a village inn.
The landlord of the Inn where be
was hi the habit of dining discovered
on a table a piece of paper on which
were written some unintelligible
phrases and below in a plain, bold
band, "Here 1 will kill the king."
Tbe landlord consulted with tbe chief
of police. Clearly this-clew to a conspiracy ought to be followed.up. The
person who had left the paper had already been remarked for his absent
air and gleaming eye. -That man waa
The chief of police-instructed the
landlord to send for him the next time
the conspirator came to-dinner.
When Pechantre was-«hown the evidence of his guilt he forgot the awful
charge against him and' exclaimed:
"Well, 1 am glad to see-that paper.
1 have looked everywhere • for it it
is part of a tragedy 1 am'writing, it
is the climax of my f best -.scene, where
Nero is to be killed.. It comes in here.
Let me read it. to yoa." And be took
a thick manuscripffromrhis pocket
"Monsieur, yon may -finish your din.
ner and your tragedy in peace," said
the chief of poHce,.and-h*ibeat a bast/
Honest Mistake..
The story is told of a 'little \Kenr
England girl the workings'of wfcoae
Puritan conscience InvoivedSher inidifr
Acuities on one "occasion.
She was studying mental'artthmetta
at school and took no pleasure :ta It
Oae day she told ber mother, with
mncb depression of spirit tbat sb*
had ("failed again ln mental arithmetic," and on being asked what problem had proved ber undoing she >aoi>
rowfully mentioned the request toC-tba
addition of "nine, and four."
"And didn't you know theuanewe-V
dear?" asked her mother.
"Yes'm." said the little meld; "bo^
yon know, we are to writer the answers on our slates, and 'before I
thought i made four murks sad counted up, Ten, 'leven, twelve, thirteen,'
and then, of coarse. 1 knew tbat
wasn't mental, so I wrote\bmLnJat
tbe answer to.be fair."
"Can be aepended upon" is an repression we all like to hear, and when it is
used in connection with Chamberlain's
Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy it
means that it never fails to cure diarrhoea,'
dysentery or bowel complaint*'. It is
pleasant to take and equally valuable (or
children and adults.
Large and  attractive
rooms and offices in the
Raymer Bloct\
Appb to     H.W. RHYMER
Bernard Avenue
Tho Cautious Kind.
Before thecustomer paid bJ9<'bi1l the
hotel stenographer tore- several ,peges
oat of ber notebook and banded tbea
to Ulm. "Only the notes of his totters," she said to the next customer.
"He is one of thecaulioua kind. There
are not many like him. Aboot once ta
six months somebody comes<atong wbs
keeps sucb a watchful,eye<oa:biS'Cor*
respondence that be wont ewen let •
stenographer keep his: notes. Of course
it is nothing to us, and w» always give
them ap. when asked'to. I don't? know
what the cautious folk do with tbem.
Destroy them, maybe. Arrybow,..ti_eee
is no record of foolish,utterances left
ln the stenographer'*, books."—New.
York San..
In Chesterton's ^remendons>Tet_fa_"
is this: A friend.-of mine who'was vte.
itlng a poor woman \ In bereavement
nnd casting about for some phrase at
consolation that should not be,either
insolent or' weak saldi at; last:- "I > think
one can live tiuougb"tbese great sorrows and even 'be the better. What
wears one is tbe> little ^worries."
"That's.quitetright, irnnn." answered
the old woman.; .with'emphasis, "and I
ought to;know^8eeinsil've\badl tea of
em."   '.
'Truth., ( .
In. troubled Mwntcrs /you ^ can * scarce
see.your faec'or see It? very little til'
the water bewjttlet^nd «tand?st-H. So;
In troubled /times you, can 'see Mttt*
truth. When (timer nret quicrt: and Mt-
tied, ;tbeo 4rUti_tappear8A-,SeMsn.
Cases In Which They Are Perceptible
to the Eye.
"It is not such an uncommon thing,"
said a physician, "to And ,'a person
whose pulse beats can be plainly seen,
aud yet I suppose there are but few
outside of the profession wbo realise
tbe fact. In most persons the beat of
tbe pulse cannot be perceived, but the
mere fact that the beating is perceptible does not mean that tbe pulse is
other than normal. I have come across
a uumber of cases where the throbbing
of tbe wrist could be plainly seen, and
yet tbe persons rarely gave- evidence
of abnormality in temperature. They
were rarely feverish and were in good
physical condition generally. Pulses
of this kind, from this view, which is
based upon actual observations of
cases, do not Indicate anything more
than an abnormal physical condition
in tbe formation of the wrist veins.
"I have met with one case which was
possibly a little extraordinary ln that
it was plainer and much more distinct
than any l had ever seen before. It
could almost be heard. The artery
would rise to a point almost as large
as tbe ball of the little finger of a
child and would change from the
white of the skin to a blood purple
witb each beat,of the pulse. 1 found It
easy to count the pulse beats without
touching tbe patient's wrist I could
see plainly enough to keep the record,,
and in order not to err in my calculation 1 tested it ln several ways and
found it was correct and that there-
was no mistake in my counting witb
tbe naked eye."
His Nerve and His Drawing Combined
Made the Editor Meek.
Tbe editor bad given tbe artist an
order to illustrate the story and had
drawn a rough diagram of the kind of
sketch ho wanted. It must show a
deer vaulting in a high leap over a
clump of bushes. The artist read the
manuscript made tbe picture and sent
it in. It was well done. The deer was
a magnificent fellow, with a pair of
antlers that the most ambitious buck
might well be proud of. The editor
took one look at the drawing and then
in disgust returned it to the artist,
witb a letter stating that the figure
must be redrawn because "the story
plainly states that the buck was a
yearling, consequently he would bave
bad only spike horns and not the kind
of antlers you have depicted."
The artist was not however, dismayed. He stood pat for antlers. With
courage born of immovable conviction
he returned tbe drawing unaltered to
the editor and wired him: "Composition demands antlers. Change manuscript to 'three-year-old buck.'"
The editor was struck so dumb by
this manifestation of nerve that be
actually took time to study the drawing. He let his Imagination picture
the spike buck instead of the majestic
an tiered beauty and meekly decided
that the artist knew a thing or two,
so tbe editorial bine pencil was
brqugbt into-requisition, tbe buck gained two years ln a less number of minutes, and the periodical lost nothing
by the change.—New York Press.
Obeyed Instructions.
Mr. Dabbs was still oat at 2 a. m. ,
Unable to wait calmly any longer,
Mrs. Dabbs began pacing the hall. She
had gone back and forth about thirty-
seven times when she heard a thump
at the back door.
She walked back and peered through
the glass. It was Mr. Dabbs, all right
He seemed to bave fallen in tbe mod
two or three times.
She let him in and steadied him op-
"Why did yoa come to the back
door?" she asked.
He collected his fugitive wits before
be answered.
"There is a sign In* front which says
that all packages most be delivered at
the rear," be sald.-St Louis Poet-Dispatch.
Why Turkish Women Oo Vailed.
Turkish women do not wear iveUa
because of their religion, as many sap-
pose. It is merely the survival of an
old custom. When the Turks still
lived in Tartary, before tbe time of
Mohammed, it was the habit of tbe
won to steal such women for wives as
attracted tbem. This led to eo mocb
fighting that about the eecood century
after Christ the Turks came together
and decided tbat henceforth the women should go veiled and should not
meet men, but dwell in harems, aa
boou as tbey arrived at womanhood,
whlcb was at about eleven years of
age.—Mrs. Kenneth Brown In Metropolitan Magazine.
One Failure.
"It's funny our minister never gets
married," remarked the young husband wbo bad just refused his wife a
new dress in his endeavor to change
the subject "1 think he'd make a
good husband." '•
"Well." replied the wife warmly,
"be didn't seem to 'make a very good
one when be married as."
JBldlculeHf tbe first and\ last tm
He Got His.
A cynical old bachelor who (Irmly
believes that ail women bave something to say on all subjects recently
asked a female friend:
"Well, madam, what do yoa hold on
this question of female suffrager .
To which the lady responded calmly:
"Sir, 1 hold my tongue."
8oskod . , -\y
"Wbat time is ltr "77"
«1 don't know." '' '"
"Isn't your watch going?"
j *Wore»-Jf s tfw."-€iev<Wai_d Le*o-
Mk_t__A     .,.._..-...■.>.___- ■\A
Thursday, Sept. 8
Orchard City Record
Kitchen Furniture.
A  new  Hne of Kitchen  Cabinets.      The  greatest time
and  worry  savers  ever made.    Solid maple, with  white'
wood top, natural finish, with, or without cupboard,
/      Ranging in price from $11 to $23.50.
Baking Cabinets  $ 1.00       >
;   Kitchen Tables.... ,......$3.50 to $4.50     A
Kitchen Chairs   75c. to $1.25   m
Kitchen Stools , ......$1, $1.25, $1.50 A
Only one Quality—The Best.
Kelowna Furniture Co.
The Store of Quality and  Style.
We are   open   to
take  contracts for
Moving Buildings
Pile Driving
Clarke & Byrns
131 / Kelowna
Sutton's Seeds
Tomato Plants
Cabbage Plants
Bedding Plants
Asparagus Roots'
Rose Bushes, etc.
Kelowna. Greenhouse.
For Sale or Rent
A seven roomed house with
One and one-quarter acre of
orchard and garden, situated
on the Vernon road, 1 '4 miles
from Kelowna post office.
For particulars apply
5. BARBER, Box 365,
Kelowna Post Office.
A want ad in the
Record brings results.
D. W. Crowley Co.
Kelowna Ltd.
Wholesale & Retail Batchers
Goods delivered to any part of
the City
We give our prompt attention
to mail orders
Phone 12
Meets all Boats.
Prompt Attention to all Orders.
Phone No. 158.
Office in Wilk's Old Store
Metcalfe's Weekly Fruit Report
American and Ontario Fruit Crop Reports Grow Worse.
Fruit Must be Picked Greener.
If You Want a
Good Meal °'Any Time
Go to
Goldman's Restaurant
Meal Tickets at Reasonable Price.
Rooms to Rent.
A further instalment of Mr. J. C.
Metcalfe's fruit reports is tp hand
as follows:—
Calgary, Aug. 22.—Jobbers here
report quotations higher for prunes
and other varieties of fruits. Do
not look for very low prices on
fruit this season now. Plunket &
Savage, jobbers here, stated prices
were firmer for all truits. At present
time have three carloads rolling
from J. S. Perry, North Yakima, on
consignment, but stated they would
maintain prices on the above cars
as it is good stock and the market
is bare. They further stated. they
did not anticipate any lower prices
this season on any variety of fruit
as was indicated by the early June
reports of heavy crops from American and other points. The following is a quotation from Hilton,
Oregon, to Plunket and Savage,
jobbers here, f.o.b. point of shipment :
Pears  per crate, $1.25
Prunes and plums    " .70
Apples per case,     .90 '
Peaches!...         " -45
The   fallowing   quotations   are
from Wenatchee to the same firm:
Plums and prunes, case, $ .65
Peaches       "        .45
Apples ;.....    "        .95
Pears, Flem. Beauty  "      1.00
Pears, Bartlett     "      1.20
Crabs.        "       1.00
The following is a copy of invoice prices of a car bought by
Plunket and Savage here from the
St. Catherine's Cold Storage Co.,
St. Catherine's, Ont., f.o.b. point of
Plums, II qt. basket $ .75
Apples, per box   1.20
Pears, per box   1.75
Tomatoes, 6 qt. basket...    .16
Crabs, I I qt. basket      .50
Apples, 11 qt. basket...v.-.    .25
Pears, do., Tysen..... 35
Pears, do., Bartlett.........    .40
Pears, do., Claps Favorite   .50
Tomatoes, 11 qt     .24
These came in via Grand Trunk
Railway to Winnipeg, and from
there to Calgary, Canadian Pacific
The McPherson Fruit Company,
jobbers here, report having to pay
more for apples, prunes and peach
es than earlier, and give the following- as prices paid f.o.b. point of
shipment American side this date:
Apples, per box.... $.90
Peaches, per box 48
Prunes, per box       65
The following are jobbers' prices
to retailers here to-day:
Wash, apples, box...$1.75 to $2.25
"    pears, box .... 2.75 to   3.00
plums, box..... 1.25
peaches, box..  1.00 to    1.25
tom's., box....  1.25
B.C. Crabs, box......  1.75 to   2.00
There have been some complaints
by jobbers and dealers to the express  company    here   respecting
weight of fruit packages coming
from B. C, as being too high and
asking for a reduction of the billing
weights.   With the  express agent
here  we  weighed   the   following
varieties of fruits in packages:
N Peaches,  16J to   17| pounds
Plums, four basket case, 22 1-3
to 24J pounds.
- Blackberries, - 2*5 basket* 1-9$ to
192 pounds.      -
The following are the Dominion
Express scale of estimated weights
for billing B.C. fruits when shipped
in standard boxes:
Apple* 45
Apricots, 4 carton crates 23
Cherries, bulk 10
Cherries, 4 carton crates 26
Crabapples 45 .
Grapes, 4 carton crates 23
Peaches; bulk 20
Pears 40
Plums, bulk 23
Prunes 23
Tomatoes, bulk 23
Blackberries, 2-5 crates...... 20
Blackberries, 4-5 crates 30
Raspberries, 2-5 crates 20
Raspberries, 4-5 crates 30
Strawberries, 2-5 crates 20
Strawberries, 4-5 crates 30
Fruits and vegetables not packed
in standard boxes or crates at
actual weights at time of shipment.
Edmonton, Aug. 24th. ' Agent
Dominion. Express Co. here and
dealers report blackberries arriving
in good condition, but supply far
short of demand. B. C. large fruits
are in evidence, everywhere on
these markets now.
The following is a quotation
shown me by two jobbing houses
here from J. S. Perry, North Yakima,
this date, f.o.b. point of shipment:
Peaches, per case $ .40
Prunes, peach box 50
At the same time they stated this
was a much lower quotation than
received from any other American.
points at this date and admitted
prices quoted were generally higher
fq>r the different varieties of fruit.
Jobbers here complain of the
difficulty of obtaining fruit from the
(growers and shippers in B. C.
They state our growers don't appear to know what varieties and
quantities they have, or date of
being ready for shipment and fail
to ship on dates when ordered.
Battleford, Aug. 26. Express
Agent Canadian Northern here reports no blackberries this season to
date, and strawberries and rasps,
in very limited quantities; were
shipped in, by jobbing, houses,
Saskatoon and Edmonton. But he
reported large quantities of other
fruits came in,by local frieght to
this point froin Winnipeg, Saskatoon and Edmonton. Two cars of
mixed fruits have arrived already
from Saskatoon and Edmonton and
notice of another car from B. C. arriving next week.
_   The following are the  Canadian
Northern .express rates on fruit to
Battleford from the following points:
Edmonton, per 100 lbs...$1.60
Saskatoon, pep 100 lbs...  1.00
Regina, per 100 lbs    1.60
Winnipeg, per 100 lbs... 2.60
The following are the local C.N.R.
freights per 100 pounds on fruit to
From Edmonton, apple* & pear»$ .49
Other mixed fruits .*.   .74
From Saskatoon, apple* & pears..   .29
Other mixed fruits     .45
From Winnipeg, appbs 8c pears..   .85
Other mixed fruits.  1.25
The following are the carload
rates C. N. R. on fruit to Battleford
per 100 pounds:
From Saskatoon, apples. & pears $ .20
Other mixed fruits...,       .29
From Edmonton, apples & pears     .33
Other mixed fruits  .49
From Winnipeg, apples & pears     .56
Other Mixed fruits 85
The following are the freight
rates on carloads from points on
Sicamous ai^d Okanagan branch,
and all points on the Okanagan
lake including Penticton, to Battleford :
Apples    and   pears,   minimum
24,000 lbs.. 95c per 100 lbs.
Other mixed fruits, min. 20,000
'•    lbs., $1.28 per 100 lbs.
Carloads of mixed fruit and
vegetables, minimum 24,000, can
be shipped, each commodity taking
its own rate, but such mixed carloads must contain not less than
10;000 lbs. of fruit, apples or pears.
To .summarize, the wholesale
fruit men generally report a greater scarcity of fruit than was anticipated in the earlier part of the
season from reports received at
various times from American shipping points.; In past seasons jobbers in these provinces here drew
heavily on Washington, Idaho, arid
Oregon for their fruit supply, and
these "states responded freely to*
their demands. The wholesalers
claimed not to be able to obtain
any appreciable quantity from B.C.:
This year, however, southern Minnesota, suthern Dakota, Iowa, and
thenorth-we8tern part of Wisconsin
have no fruit, and they are drawing
on the Pacific coast states for their
supplies, and are relieving our
markets here in a measure of their
fruits.     Last  season at this time
IqW{i_um :S____SG!___f:  !!__£_
hipping into Winnipeg
2,000 barrels of apples per week ;
now Iowa is buying her apples.
Reports from Ontario grow worse
as the season advances. Nova
Scotia reports the worst crop in
years. With thesp facts in view I
would advise our growers and
shippers .to hold firm.to present
prices quoted, but to push sales
energetically, 'and move fruit
promptly as ordered. Pack and
grade the best, using standard
packages.of the best quality to be
obtained. Pick fruit greener. Our
growers and shippe'rs are generally
allowing fruit to get over-ripebefore
picking for shipping long distances.
Jobbers want it green to hold up
and distribute out to rural points.
Wilt thou take her for .thy pard
for better or for worse; to have, to
hold, to fondly guard, till hauled
off in the hearse ? Wilt thou let
her have her way, consult her
many wishes, make the fires' up
every day, and help her with.the
dishes? Wilt thou give her all the
"stuff" her Hide purse will pack,
buy her a monkey boa and muff,
a little seal skin sacque ? Wilt thou
comfort and support her father,
mother, aunt Jemima, uncle John
thirteen sisters and a brother? And
his face grew pale and blank, it
was too late to jilt, as through, the
chapel floor he sank, he sadlypaid
I wilt • ■    uA^;
Prices Quoted to Any Point
on the Lake
Ferry to Bear Creek every Friday.
Box 66 Kelowna, B.C.
U.      li.
Boat Builder
Launches, Sail Boats
Skiftfs^ 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.
Two Cottages, both rented, and 100ft. on
Ellis Street, opposite C.P.R. tracks and
warehouse subdivision, $2000, $600 cash,
balance of $ 14,000 on mortgage.
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 GLENMORE.   Don't miss the opportunity  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 desired.
Fire Insurance
We represent only the best board companies.
The Central Okanagan Lands, Ltd.
If you Want Your. Jams to keep, they
should be put up with
Cane - Sugar - Only
All B. C. Sugair- Refining Company's Products    N
Consist Solely of Pure CANE SUGAR.
■.-,:'.• 7 '. ^
™? British Columbia Sugar Refining
Company, Limited.
. "'7..
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wm —:"._■
The Orchard Gity Record.
Thursday, Sept. 8
Buy your Groceries and
Provisions from
Wecan  BEST
serve you ==
We can     LESS
serve you =====
Here are some special prices for
Saturday, September 10th:
Corn Starch, 3 pkgs. for 25c
English Malt Vinegar, 25 c. per bottle
Lyle s Golden Syrup, 1 lb. tins, 1 Oc.
Assorted Toilet Soap, 7 cakes, 25c.
Canned Pineapples^ large tins, 1 5c.
Give us a trial order,
We can please you.
Phone 3 5 Phone 35
The Money Saving Store.
Tenders for Gravelling Bernard Avenue
and Pendo/.i Street.
Tenders will be received by the under,
signed, up to Wednesday, Sept: 7th, 1910,
for supplying, hauling, and spreading from
400 to 500 cubic yards of shale rock on
Pendozi Street, south of Mill Creek bridge,
and the same amount on the west end of
Bernard Avenue. Tenders to state price
per cubic yard.
The lowest or any tender not necessarily
G. H. Dunn, City Clerk.
Kelowna, Aug. 29th, 1910. 40
When a Weak Play Appears In
a New York Theater.
2 Cents per word, first insertion and
1 Cent per word each subsequent
insertion, minimum 25 Cents.
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.
Osoyoos Division Yale District.
Notice is hereby given that an application
will be made under Part V. of the '.'Water
Act, !909," to obtain a license in the
Osoyoos Division of Yale District.
(a.) The name, address and occupation
of applicant—S. Sproul, Rutland farmer.
(4.) The name of the lake, stream or
source—North Fork of Mission Creek.
(c.) The point of diversion—At the intake of the Belgo-Canadian Fruit Lands
(d.) The quantity of water applied for
—eight-tenths cubic foot per second.
(e.) The character of the proposed
works—Taking the water along the ditch
of the Belgo-Canadian Fruit Lands Company, thence by flume, ditch or pipe to
the land to be irregated.
(/.) The premises on which the water
is to be used—5 1-2 of S.W. 1-4 Sec. 25,
Lot 26.
(g.) The purposes for which the water
is to be used—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.
(/'.) Area of Crown land intended to
be occupied by the proposed works—■
( k.-) This notice was posted on the 23
day of August, 1910, and application will
be made to the Commissioner on the 26th
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
Th« Judicious Distribution of "Com-
plimentaries" by the Manager Secures Well Dressed Audiences and
Saves the Appearance of a "Frost."
The People's Store
Phones:   Grocery, 214    Dry Goods, 314     Office, 143
Are  now arriving in large  quantities.
We have all the Latest Novelties  in  Neckwear and
Hair Goods,  direct from New York.
New  Dress  Goods  in  all the  Latest Colors
and Materials.
New Fall Coats  for  Ladies   and   Children,  due   to
arrive next week.
Full line of Ladies' and Children's Shoes for fall
just to  hand.
This is the place to buy your School Boots.
We have just to hand all the Latest Samples of Fall
Suitings, and if you are in need of a new suit,.
come in and get  measured up.
We guarantee Style and Fit. n .
New Fall Stock of Shirts, Underwear, Sox, Ties,
and Collars arriving every day.
Headquarters for the Economical Buyer.
Long before the curtain goes down
at the end of a new production the
manager has decided, nine times in
ten, whether he has a success or not.
But he does not mean to be caugbt
napping in either event. If he believes
the play is a "frost" or even a seml-
succees the bouse for the next few
nights must bear every outward evidence of prosperity.
ln other words, he must "buck tbe
line", of adverse criticism by "papering
the bouse." For a week at least -be
must make a "front" in the orchestra
chairs, no matter if there is. desolation
in tbe bos office. Let him make tbe
public believe the new piece has attracted a large number of patrons for
six or eight performances and there is
a chance of enough business to prop
up a forced run of a few weeks, which
may help things on the road. This
means that "paper" or free tickets
must be judiciously distributed.
Every manager of a theater has a
large circle of friends. This may be
due partly to his possession of a genial
personality, but undoubtedly the business be is in has in' itself an attraction
for many. A majority of these people
will accept passes when they are offered; some are not above asking for
them, while still others—but these are
rare— will buy tickets when compli-
mentaries are not tendered.
When the manager bas a play that is
ln danger of going to pieces for lack
of patronage he sends tickets to all
these friends of his and whenever possible obtains a promise tbat they will
be used by the persons to whom be
gives them. It is not difficult to extract such a pledge. Being on terms
of more or less intimacy with the manager, tbe favored ones know he will
be likely to see them in the theater or
if they are not there that he will take
note of those who do not use the tickets. He keeps a record of the seat
numbers opposite tbe names of those
who should occupy those particular
chairs and can tell at once when bis
hospitality bas been abused.
Another class which sees many plays
In New York city gratis Is to be found
in department stores. Nearly every
director of a theatrical company—as
distinct from a theater manager—is on
cordial terms with the heads of departments in large retail mercantile
establishments. Each of these heads
will accept from six to a dozen pairs
Of tickets occasionally to distribute
among his subordinates.
Often it is possible to get rid of 200
tickets or more in a day in this way,
and when this is repeated in four or
five stores the manager is sure of the
'attendance of an appreciable number
of well dressed young women iu the
newest millinery and style of coiffure,
«ach with a respectably attired cavalier and all on their best behavior.
These people may not be ultra fashionable, but they will not disgrace their
Unless the theatrical man is acquainted wltb the department heads.
however, it is not an easy matter to
give away tickets in such an establishment. Tbe average clerk in a
large store, especially of tbe feminine
gender, is suspicious. She does not
understand such open handed generosity, and there must be a lot of explanation to convince ber that ln offering
something for nothing the manager
has not some sinister design. As for
the male clerks, if he gives them any
Idlrectly they are sure to tell every one
what a pull they have with the man-
; jtger and pester him for tickets ever
Afterward, particularly when he has a
#rucces8, with "the free list absolutely
It Is far less of an undertaking to
buy a hundred dollars' worth of low
! priced goods than to make a present
iOf two tickets apiece to a dozen per-
tons behind tbe counter. The telephone girls, stenographers and manicurists look askance at free tickets
from a stranger, although wben their
confidence Is won tbey will generally
accept them with doe gratitude.-
Xheater Magazine.
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. Terms, $2 per head per
month. 33tf.
To  persons   desirous   of- renting   stores,
offices,  or  hall  in  new  building  to  be
erected. C. C. JOSSELYN.   39-Op
PurdU's Panaoea.
j Tom Purdle, an old manservant In
Sir Walter Scott's household, nsed to
talk of the famous "Waverley Novels"
as "our books" and said that tbe read-
ilng of tbem was the greatest comfort
'to him.
"Whenever I am off my sleep." be
confided to James Skene, the author of
"Memories of Sir Walter Scott," "1
have only to take one of the novels,
and before I bave read two pages it is
»nre to set me asleep."
I Pltnty on Hand.
"Have you ever wondered about
yonr husband's past?"
"Dear me, no. 1 nave all I can do ln
{taking care of his present and worrying about his future."—Boston Herald.
Domattlo Note.
"I've noticed one thing."
"And what is that?"
"When one gets loaded it's usually
'his wife who explode*"—Birmingham
1A pre-Herald.
<    —————^*——____
. Our own anger does ns more harm
(liiiiir the thing whlcb tukm m aagxr
sir John LubbMfer     -».n^	
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-
English   double  barrelled   breach-loading
shot  gun,. 12   bore, in  perfect condition,
may be seen at the Record Offiee. x
Three first-class feather beds;
Apply Mrs. Collins, Glenn Avenue x
Warhouse on Lawrence Ave. Apply S. T.
$3000 to $6000 worth of property in   good
Sarkatchewan town to trade for  property
in Kelowna or district.   Apply   P.O.  Box
70 Kelowna. '    40p
Hereford heifer, branded G on left  hip.
Came into my place about Aug. 10. Owner
can have same by paying expenses.
T. Cockburn Kerr.   40-2p .
Between town and Hepburn's corner, ten
days ago, a boy's brown coat. Finder
please leave at Record Office, or at John
Curts, Kelowna. 39-0
Small family cook stove, and upright heater, both in good condition.  Apply F. E. S.
P.O; box '314, Kelowna. 40tf
First-class'goods. Bring your own boxes
to old Farmers' Exchange, or to my orch"
aJd.-R. A. Pease. 41 p
McClary's Famyus Kootenay  Range, good
as new, will be sold cheap.     Apply G. E.
Ritchie, Glenn Avenue. 41tf
Osoyoos Division Yale District.
Notice is hereby given that an application
will be made under Part 5 of the Water
Act 1909 to obtain a license in the Osoyoos
Division of Yale District.
(a) Name, address, and occupation of
applicant—Daniel McLean, Kelowna, B.C.,
(6) The name of the lake, stream, or
source—Dry Creek.
(c) The point of diversion—At Robert
White's headgate, being 317 feet west of
Dry creek bridge.
(</) The quantity of water applied for—
I cubic feet per second.
(e) The character of the proposed
works—Water to be conveyed through
(/) The premises on which the water
is to be used—South half lot 531, group'I.
(g) The purposes for which water is to
be used—Irrigation.
(A) If for irrigation, describe the lands
intended to be irrigated, giving acreage—
31 acres of'said south half of lot 531,
group I.
(/). Area of crown land intended to be
occupied by proposed works—none. •
(&) This notice was posted on.the.2nd
day of Aug. 1910, and application will be
made to the Commissioner on the 2nd day
of September, 1910.
(/) Give the names and addresses of
any riparian proprietors or licensees who
or whose lands are likely to be affected
by the proposed works, either above or
below the outlet—None.
Kelowna, B.C.
(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
Being opened
and placed on
display every
day now.
If you want to
see what dame
fashion has
created in
Styledom for
Fall, 1910,
Pay this store
a visit.
Dont Wait until
you are ready
to buy,
The Kelotona
The Store off the
Stylish Shoe
The Latest Rage in Jewelery.
Chantecler jewelery
Just arrived a'few examples of the
famomChantecler Design now being
worn so much in'the large cities.
A three piece Blouse Sett, for sum-
mer wear, with Brooch to match, is
one of the best sellers.
Something new and odd. Drop in
and see them as I am continually
adding  to my s/oc_j of up'to-date
Bernard Avenue.
All Work absolutely guaranteed
Cabinetmaker and
Certified Embalmer.
James Bros. Block.
Phone 88.


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