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VOL. II." NO. 40.
$1.50 Per Annum.
Government Control Solution or Water Problem
Enthusiastic Meetings Declare Unanimously in Favor of Government Ownership of
Irrigation Systems   -   Resolution Endorsed at Rutland and Ellison  -        ,
Campaign to be Extended All Over the Valley
-Still further testimony to the
popularity of the movement for
government control of irrigation
was provided by the enthusiastic
meetings held during the week at
Rutland and. Ellison. Undoubtedly
an over whelming majority of the
farmers of the district are in favor
, ofthe project, arid up to the present
hardly a dissentient voice has been
.heard. .
Saturday's Meeting at Rutland
A large'gathering assembled in
the Rutland Hall last Saturday
when a meeting had been arranged
to discuss the resolution drawn up
by the special committee of the
Farmers'Institute. -Mr. M. Hereron
having been elected to the chair,
Mr. A. R. Muirhead, secretary of
the- Farmers' Institute, who was
present, read the resolution, already
familiar, which is being presented
for discussion at the various meetings in the district:
"Whereas the existing conditions
in connection with the control and
.distribution of the \vater for irrigation purposes are far from satis-
. factory 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 consequence of the lack of systematic
conservation: ,7
"Be it resolved that we, the rand
folders 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 fbr irrigation purposes,
by construction of reservoirs and
distributing systems in this district."
The chairman, Mr. Hereron, informed the meeting that he had in
company with Dr. Dickson, an
interview with our provincialmem-
ber, the Hon. Price Ellison, on the
subject. Mr. Ellison had assured
them that the government were
perfectly willing to take the matter
up just as soon as they knew, that
it was the wish of the people that
they should do so. It was therefore
up to the people to come to a
definite "'understanding   amongst
"themselves,   and    be    united    in
, backing the government in the
undertaking. The hon. gentleman
had further said that in  all prob-
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the work and make it a charge
upon the land, and when it was
paid for turn it over again to the
people. The government, he had
said, had the money, and if not,
they were in a position to borrow
it at a low rate of interest. The
work would have to be undertaken
as a general thing, and would not
be confined to any one place. Mr.
Hereron referred to the magnificent
system in operation in Colorado,
which had cost millions of dollars,
the charge to the farmer being
only twenty cents per acre.
The subject was then thrown
open for discussion.
Dr. Baker was the first speaker.
He thanked the people of Rutland
fbr the honor which they had conferred upon him by sending him
as their delegate to the Irrigation
Convention at Kamloops. He
thought it was scarcely necessary
for him to make any report as to
the proceedings there. They had,
no doubt, all heard through the
press and in Other ways of the
deliberations of the convention,
and of the resolution passed bearing upon the subject of government
control of irrigation. He felt certain that a spirit had been aroused
at the convention which would
in time mean the accomplishment
of their aim. ■
-He would like t« say something
about the matter under discussion.
The mdre he thought about this
great problem, the more important
it seamed to him. Of all the great j
industries of the province, agiicul-
ture was the most important, and
as in a large part of the country
agriculture was more or less dependent upon irrigation, it was
easily seen how vital a question
was the water supply.
With respect jto the resolution
before them, he thought that any
objection to it could be very easily
overcome. There,were some things
which should be public utilities.
He had no wish to touch upon
Socialism, but he was convinced
that water, at any rate, was not
suitable for commercial enterprise.
In a.country where irrigation was
so essentia), no man had a right to
step in between the people and the
supply of water, which was one of
the things which naturally belonged
to the people and should be given
to them at the lowest possible rate.
The movement should be supported
too, on the score of economy. The
various conflicting irrigation systems of the present time were
wasteful., and expensive. In the
open ditch, as was well known,
they did not have to. carry the
water very far to lose fifty per
cent, of it. Under . government
control there would be fewer
ditches, and they would be constructed in an efficient and substantial way,-involving less waste.
There was no great change, however, which was brought about in
a hurry. The government, he
knew, would not move until they
felt perfectly sure that they had the
people behind them. Indeed, it
would be foolish in them to move
without that assurance.: They must,
therefore, work hard to get the
people united in their demand that
the government should take over
this problem. Every man should
become a missionary in the cause,
and never rest until they had the
matter on a satisfactory basis, and
an abundant supply of water for
Mr. C. H. Leathley was next
called upon to speak. He said he
had come more to listen than to
speak. The farmers of the district
were fortunate in having men. like
the chairman, Mr. Hereron; Dr.
Baker, Dr. Dickson, Mr. Muirhead,
and others, who were taking this
matter up personally, and giving
time and thought to the advancement of the scheme. From the
energetic way in which the question
was being taken up all round, he
had no doubt that they would not
be long before they would see
some result. So far as one could
judge from the attitude of the
representatives of the government
at the .Kamloops convention, what
the government wanted was some
definite proposal' putting before
.them. They were evidently willing
to assist the farmers with the
irrigation problem, and it was up
to the people to push the government until the money which they
claim is available is used for that
Eurposd. The time has not always
een that the government could
get the money, and if it is so now,
then no time should be lost in
getting before them with some
definite workable scheme; He believed that more would be accomplished by making some
definite request than merely general
; He suggested the formation of a
board which could compile a rough
estimate of the cost of irrigation
works in the district, and so have a
definite plan to lay before the
government. The country certainly
needed water, and ther$ was no
doubt that there was plenty of
water available. If one-tenth of the
water which had gone down Mission Creek in the spring could have
been stored up, there would have
been no lack of water for everybody.
Mr. Hereron said the government had surveyors in the field to-
dpy who could tell exactly, what
water was available, and what the
cost of the reservoirs, etc., would
be. '  A'A'
Mr. Whittaker thought that the
object should
necessity  for
be    to   bring
water    before
government, leaving the ways
means of supplying it them,
farmers    should  show them
they did   want   water,  and   were
willing to back  them   up   in  the
face  of  opposition   from   private
Mr. Macdonald said the goverh-
were evidently waiting for the people to say what they wanted. Their
policy, then, was to " keep hollering-"
Mr. Hereron referred to the early
record holders. He said that if
they gofall the water they wanted
there would be no objections from
that source. He was sure that fully
95 per cent, of the farmers in the
valley were in favor of government
Mr. Schell said that government
control of irrigation had proved a
success on the other side "of the
line, then, why not here ? They
must work until they got it.
Mr. Yale said he was heartily in
accord with the project, but what
about the companies ? •
Mr. Hereron said the governnent
would, of course, compensate the
companies for the work they had
done. Many of them would be
only .too glad for the government
to take hold, as they were too small
to put in an efficient system for
their own lands. .,
Mr. Barber gave it as his opinion
that record holders with free .water
were often put to more trouble and
expense than they realized/ He
would rather pay ten dollars an
acre for water than have to go and
hunt for it.
The resolution was then read
over again, and carried unanimous-
ly.-   ,",   '      -7 "A ■■■■,-
Dr. Baker asked what steps were
being taken to make the movement
a wide one. It should be made to
include all other districts who were
in need of water. He proposed
that copies of the resolution be
sent to Farmers' Institutes and
other interested bodies all ove,r the
This was seconded by Mr. C. H
Leathley, and carried.
Ellison Meeting Unanimously
Favors Proposal
On Tuesday evening a meeting;
was held in the Ellison .school-
house, between forty and fifty
people attending.
Dr. Dickson presided, and in an
interesting speech gave a brief
resume of the movement which is
now creating the liveliest interest
in all parts of the valley. Two
years ago he said, the matter was
broached at the Irrigation Convention, but from lack of support was
allowed ^to drop. This year a
petition had been circulated in the
Kelowna district asking for government control of irrigation.' This
petition had been very largely
signed, and at the Irrigation Convention last month, to which delegates were sent from the various
bodies in the district,' a resolution
was presented by the Kelowna
delegates based upon the petition.
The resolution had received warm
support from other sections of the
country where the same difficulties
werelseing encountered. The representation of the. farmers' was
not stiong enough, however, to
carry the motion through as it
stood, though as has already been
reported, it eventually passed in a
modified form. They had received
the assurance of representatives of
the government that the resolution
would be given full consideration,
and also that the government were
willing to take up the question of
irrigation water supply just as soon
as they knew«that they had the
people behind them.
The object of holding these
meetings, continued the doctor,
was to find out exacdy how the
people felt on the matter, and if
possible to formulate some scheme
.    - Continued on »•>• 4.
Crawfords' Mill
Burnt Out
Early Morning Fire Destroys
Mill But Lumber Saved
Fire has again been busy in the
district. ' This time it is Crawford's
mill which has been visited by the
devouring element and completely
destroyed. -      '
About 4:30 Tuesday rriornnig,
Joe Caza, employed at the mill,
and sleeping, about one hundred
yards from it, was awakened by a
roaring noise, and- getting up saw
the mill blazing. Shouting " Fire !"
he roused the rest of the men,' but
the flames had already got too
strong a hold for much to be done.
The roof had already gone in when
help arrived and the building was
practically one mass of flame. The
long fire hose having been burnt,
a short hose and tank was all .that
was available, and nothing effective could be done. The lumber
pile, however, was saved by cutting
the track and all connections between it and the burning mill.
One of the engines was not damaged very much, but practically
everything else was destroyed. '
The flames must have spread
very rapidly, for Tom Laddy was
a ound at three o'clock and saw
nothing. Only an hour and a half
later the roof had been burnt
through and the building past
saving. The cause of the fire has
not been ascertained.
The mill has been ' working
steadily since spring, until about,
six 'veeks^ ago, when it was shut
down for a short time. Having
?only just got fairly started again,
it is unfortunate that the accident
should have happened now with
so much sawing ahead.
Petition Council
to Repeal By-law
Agitation Started Against Early
Saturday Closing of Hotels
Mr. and Mrs. A. McKay returned
Tuesday after a lengthy stay east.
Miss Lena Wilson returned Monday from Armstrong, where she
has been spending a few days.
Next Sunday, preceding Labor
Day, Rev. D. J. Welsh will speak
in the morning on the subject:'
"The Dignity of Service." In the
evening the theme will be: "The>
Church and the Working Man." A'
cordial invitation is extended to
laboring men, not in the habit of
attending church, to be present'at
these services.
Mr. W. Mills, brother of Mrs.
Millie, was an arrival by last Friday's
Mr. McCulloch, foreman with the
Belgian Syndicate, reports good
fishing up in the headwaters of the
creek. As evidence, he sent down
this week a fine rainbow trout. Mr.
McCulloch, by the way, is resigning
his position with the Syndicate, and
he and Mrs. McCulloch will shortly
leave for Reno, Nevada—the scene
of the big fight.
The greatest sympathy is felt
with Dr. and Mrs. Gaddes in the
loss of their little baby girl, whose
death occured last Friday at Banff.
The journey to the mountain resort
had been undertaken in the hope
of restoring the little one to health,
but it was evidently not to be.
There'was a large party of friends
assembled on the wharf Monday,
when the tiny little coffin arrived
by the boat and was conveyed in
the hearse to the house where
a service was held by the Rev J.W
Davidson. The funeral party afterwards proceeded to the cemetary
where the interment took place, i
Mr. Poole, of Biggin or Poole
also had the misfortune to lose
his little one last Saturday, The
funeral took place Monday afternoon. Service being held in the
English church
An interesting   function   took
Rlace last week at the home of
Irs. Peters in the shape of an evening at home. A large party bf
friends were entertained at a ban*
quet served on the lawn. y
The city council held a. meeting
Monday morning last, the mayor,
Aid. Leckie, Cox and Harvey being
present.    .
The minutes of last meeting
having been .read and adopted, the
following accounts were referred
to the finance committee, to be
paid if found correct:
J. L. Doyle, Fire Insurance premium on band stand    ....$    15 00
A.   O.   Brunette,   repairs   tp   fire
,   engine        5 75
C, P. R.. freight ori wood pipe.  218 50
G. F. James, lamps for park     12 60
J. W. Sanders, waterworks con't'ns 52 46
Mr. Thomas Lawson attended in
connection with the coming annual
Convention of School Trustees on
Sept. 13,. 14 and 15. He said the
school trustees would like to have
some assistance from the council
in entertaining the large gathering
who would be present at the convention. They expected from 100
to 150 delegates frorp all over the
province. There was a particularly
large delegation expected from
Vancouver, Victoria and New
Westminster. In other places
where the .convention had met the
city council had made a point of
entertaining the delegates. Nelson,
Revelstoke, Chillwack, and other
places had given them an evening's
banquet; and he supposed the city
council would have no objection
to doing'the same.
• In reply to a question from the
mayor as to who would take the
management of the banquet iii the
event of the city putting up the
money, Mr. Lawson said that the
school trustees would look after
all details. At the same time, however, they would like the city
council to be present at the banquet
and assist in the entertaining of
their visitors. They were anxious
to give the delegates as ' good a
time as possible while they were
here. Arrangement*, were being
made to take them for a trip around
die district to let them see what
sort of a county we had here. The
evening of the second day, Wednesday, had been left open for a
banquet. .     *
In discussing jhe question of the
cost, the mayor caused some
amusement' by observing that he
did not suppose the delegates would
be heavy drinkers.
In that connection, Mr. Lawson
said he would like to inform them
at once that there would be no
liquor served at the banquet. He
had been to places where liquor
had been" served, and also to places
where it had not, and he had come
to the conclusion that just as good
a banquet could be held without it.
He thought it would be just as
well not to introduce it.
The aldermen present expressed
themselves as being heartily in
favour of the proposal, and it was
finally decided that the council
should provide the necessary funds,
the school trustees to take charge
of all details in connection with
the banquet. With this assurance,
Mr. Lawson retired.
The mayor announced that three
tenders had been received for city
debentures, the most favorable
being from the Dominion Securities
Corporation. The following motion
was accordingly passed: " That
the offer of the Dominion Securities
Corporation of 98.07 and accrued
interest be accepted for eight
thousand dollars debentures offered." tl was decided to wire
acceptance at once.
Mayor Sutherland said that an
application had been received from
the Rifle Association, a society
which had as yet received no
recognition from the city, asking
for a grant of $25 towards the expense of constructing a rifle range.
Mr. G. C. Rose, oh behalf of the
Association, said that he had
brought the matter up three months
ago, and it had been promised attention. As nothing had been
heard from the council .since, he
had written asking what was being
Continued on pmc« 6. .
Coming Visit of
School Trustees
Programme and Arrangements
for Reception of Convention
is as
Mr. Thomas Lawson, chairman
of the Kelowna school trustees,
and vice-president of the British
Columbia Trustees' Association,
who are to hold their annual convention in our city on Tuesday.
Wednesday, and Thursday, Sept.
13th, 14th, and 15th, is busy making active preparations for the
reception of the many delegates
who will attend from all over the
province. The visitors will include
many distinguished names in-'the
educational work of Canada, and
some interesting addresses will be
On the Wednesday evening the
city is to entertoin the delegates at
a banquet, and a tour of the district is being planned to give the
delegates an opportunity of seeing
something of the attractions of the
The following rough programme
has been, issued which will no
doubt be subject to some alterations and additions. Our Baptist
minister, for instance, the Rev. D.
J. Welsh, who has made a wide
study of educational problems, is
to read a paper on "Character
Development and the Public
The programme as issued
9:30 a.m.—   '
Appointment of credential, auditing and
resolution comynittees. A ■ -
Consideratig&k oCUie amendments toNfcy
laws     '       '       *""       '7
11 a. m.
President's address, J. C. Robertson,
Report of delegates to Alberta  trustees
convention, W.'E. Flumerfelt.
Afternoon Session, 2 p.m.—
Address, Prof. Sawyer, principal of
Okanagan college.
Paper. "What Our Association Has
Accomplished," by P. Peebles, New
Paper. "Medical Inspection of schools"
Dr. E. C Arthur, Nelson.
Evening Session,. 8 p. m.—
Address E. H Murphy, late principal
of Model School, Vancouver, B. C.
Address, Alex. M. Campbell, B. A.,
president Manitoba Trustees'  Association
Address, Maxwell Smith, Vancouver
B. C.
Address, Hon. H. E. Young, M. D.
LL. D., minister of education.
9:30 a. m.
Discussion on address delivered the
ious evening.
Paper,    "School  Planning," Henry
Watson, Vancouver, B, C.
Address, by second delegate /Alberta
Trustees' AMOciatipn,,_„ ..'.._-.-.
Question drawer.
Afternoon Session, 2 p. m.
Address,   W. P. Argue,  B.  A.,  superintendent of Vancouver city schools.
Address, "The Need of Rural Schools"
J. D. Gills, public school inspector.
Round table discussion trustees and
New business.
9:3,0 p. m.—
Reports of committees.
Election of officers and arrangements
for next convention.
Unfinished and concluding business.
Afternoon Session, 1:30 p. m.—
Visiting city schools.
The officers for the present year are as
follows: Honorary president. Hon. H. E.
Young. M. D., LL. D., minster of education; president, J. C Robertson, Chilliwack
first-vice president, T. Lawson, Kelowna;
second vice-president, Wm. McBride,
Surrey; secretary treasurer, J.J. Dougan,
Vancouver ,
Executive committee; P. Peebles, New
Westminster; D. Mackintosh, Victoria; W.
E. Flumerfelt, Vancouver; C. E. Hope,
Many and important resolutions
are in hand from the various school
Other subjects which have been
suggested for discussion, if time
permits, arei
" The Use of School Gardens "*.;
" Inspection , from the Trustees
Standpoint"; " Agricultural Education "; " Salary Schedules "•; " The.
Program of Studies for Rural
Schools and what it should Include
from the Standpoint of (a) the
Trustee; ( b ) the Teacher." " Im-
frovement of School Grounds' by
ree Planting."
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The Orchard Gity Record-
Thursday, Sept. 1
he Kelotona Land
and Orchard Co.,
Cadder Avenue        Abbott Street
Willow Avenue
On Easy Terms
j Under Irrigation and Domestic Systems
K. L 0. Co.'s Office, Leon St.
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Your Photograph
made at
Graij's Photo Studio
can be mounted in the very latest
Call and see samples and arrange for a sitting.
Rowcliffe Block.
All kinds of Shoes Cleaned
and Polished.
Tan Shoes Dyed Black.
Travelling Bags and other Leather
Goods Cleaned and Dressed.
Entrance to Raymer's Building.
IV. C. T. U. Notes.
Conducted by the Ladies of the Kelcwna branch
of the W.C. T.U.
The W.C. T. U. meet every second Tuesday of the month at the home of one or
other of the members. Visitors are alway*
The Medical Profession and
One b'y one every argument or apology
for the use of alcohal as a beverage, even
in small quantities, is being swept away.
One of the latest misapprehensions is the
attitude of the medical profession on the
At the recent convention of the Women's Christian Union, in Glasgow, Scotland
Sir Alexander Simpson, on behalf of the
British Medical Temperance Association,
said that members of the medical profession knew better than any of the evil
effects of the moderate use of alcohol. Far
oftener the evil thing was prescribed, not
spontaneously by the medical man, but by
some friend of the patient at his side, and
it was only now that they were gathering
the experience, and science was showing
its distinctly evil results, that an opinion
was.prowing in the profession to stand up
against the " suggestion of stimulants for
patients. In the last two quarters in the
wards of the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary,
under the superintendence of Sir Thornac
Fraser, perhaps the highest authority en
therapeutics in Great Britain, all the patients passed through without using one drop
of alcohol, as-comfortably as in any of the
the other wards. ,
Dr. T. Richmond, Glasgow, who also
represented the British . Medical Temperance Association, said he was old enough
to remember when alcohol was given very
freely in disease. He had given it freely
himself forty years ago. .. However, things
were completely changed, and with the
advance of scientific and medical opinion
alcohol was being prescribed to-day with
the full sense of responsibility that medicine was being prescribed. He was a believer in it to a certain extent as a medicine, but to be given in medicinal doses,
and to be stopped when it had served its
What People Haoe Said About It:
Joseph Chamberlain, the great English
statesman, says of whiskey—"If there is in
the whole of this business any single encouraging feature, it is bound to be found
in the gathering impatience of the people
at the burden which they have to bear,
and their growing indignation and sense of
shame and disgrace which this imposes
upon t'hem. sThe fiery serpent of drink is
destroying our people, and now they are
awaiting with longing eyes, the uplifting
of the remedy."
Sir Andrew Clarke, the great London
physician, said—"I am speakjng solemnly
and carefully in the presence of truth, and
I tell you that I am considerably within
the mark when I say to you that, going the
round of my hospital wards to-day, seven
out of every ten owed their ill health to
Don't waste your money buying plasters
when you can get a bottle of Chamberlain's
Liniment for twenty-five cents. A piece
of flannel dampened with this liniment i*
superior to any plaster for lame back, pains
in the side and chest, and much cheaper.
Sold by all druggists.
I Hut
Nervous Exhaustion
Since the tissues receive their tone
from the nerve centres, lustrous
eyes, a clear complexion and symmetrical figure can onlybe preserved by maintaining full nerve vigor. When the mirror warns,
"Asaya-Neurau," is required.
It feeds the nerves, induces sleep,
quickens the appetite, aids digestion, and restores the sparkling
radiance of fuU, nerve vitality.
$1.50 per bottle.   Local agent.
Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy, is to-day the best known
medicine in use for the relief and cure of
bowel complaints. It cures gripinig, diarrhoea, dysentery, and sh'ould be taken at
the first unnatural looseness of the bowels.
It is equally valuable for children and*
adults. It always cures. Sold by all
Trade Marks
Copyrights Ac.
Anyone sending » sketch and description may
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Invention Is probnbly patentable. Communl.it.
on PatcuU
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tpecial notice, without obarge, in the
Scientific American.
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all newsdealers.
Branca Offloe, tit V SU Washlngfon,
Town and Country
A band of Nez Perce Indians
from Idaho, passed through the
town last Thursday afternoon, to
to the great delight of the boys.
They were a large band some 15.0
to 200 strong, and with their large
numbers of pack horses and their
picturesque attire wc.;c really an
interesting sight, and a good mark
for the amateur photographer.
They were on their way to Vernon
for the hop-picking season.
A large shipment of cement pipe
came in last week end from the
new pipe works at Peachland.
They are intended for use on government roads in the construction
of culverts.
Mr. R. B. Kerr returned Friday
from'a tour of the prairie provinces.
Mr. A. M. Forbes, of Vancouver,
who has been visiting Mr. H. H.
Millie during the past week, left
last Friday for the coast. , Mr.
Forbes, who is a prominent business
man at the coast, and a keen investor in real estate, is more than
pleased with Kelowna, not only in
his opinion have we a pretty town
already, but with the splendid
stretch of fertile country Surrounding, and the beautiful lake in front,
the prospects fbr a thriving commercial city, and an attractive
summer resort are unequalled. He
was particularly pleased with the
appearance of the apple crop this
year, and feels confident from the
size, quality and colour drf the fruit
in the district, that Kelowna will
have no difficulty in making a
sweeping success at the Vancouver
Apple Show this year.
Rev. and Mrs. Davidson and
family returned last Saturday from
Victoria, where Mr. Davidson has
been attending the Methodist convention.
Mr. John Milligan returned last
Friday from a visit to Prince
Rupert and the northern country.
Mr. Murray, of Peachland, passed
through on Saturday's boat op return from the coast, to take up his
position as principal of the Peachland public school. Mr. Parker,
late of the Enderby High School,
also passed through on the same
boat to take up a similar position
at Peachland.
Dr. Stacey left Saturday morning
for the coast, prior to making a
trip to eastern points.
The danger of discharging firearms within the city was again
illustrated last week, when a bullet
fired by some reckless shooter
passed through a window in the
house occupied by Mr. W. T.
Ashbridge. Fortunately there was
no other damage than a broken
pane of glass, but the matter might
easily have been more serious.
The fine new house and barn
being built by Mr. Leslie Dilworth
on his ranch on the Vernon road
is fast approaching completion.
The new buildings will make a
splendid improvement to an already
valuable property. .
The annual treat for the scholars
of St. Michael's Church Sunday
school is to be held next Saturday
afternoon in Taylor's meadow.
The Rev. Mr. Williamson, provincial Sunday School secretary,
left Monday morning, He Was to
preach at Vernon in the evening,
leaving Tuesday for the coast.
Bible Society meeting in the
Baptist church to-night.
Communion services are. to be
held next Sunday in the Presbyterian churches both at Kelowna and
Benvoulin. A preparatory service
is to be held in Knox church tomorrow (Friday) evening.
The Rev. Mr. Hillcrist is visiting
his cousin, Mrs. McEachren, 'of
Benvoulin, for a few days.
At a recent meeting of the
W. C. T. U. a resolution was passed
deprecating late shopping whtfch
is a general practice every- Saturday, night. In his sermon last
Sunday, the Rev. A. W. K. Herd-
man took up the same subject.
Many of the clerks in the stores
had given as a reason for their non-
attendance at church the fact that
they were too tired Sunday morning
owing to working so hard and late
Saturday night. Mr. Herdman
characterized this late shopping as
unnecessary, and thoughtless of
Christian people, who were thus
inflicting a hardship upon others.
It was a bad habit which could
easily be avoided.
Dr. Mathison,   dentist,   will  be
out of town until September 15th.
Your complexion as well as your temper
it rendered miserable by a disordered liver.
By taking Chamberlain's Stomach and
Liver Tablet* you can improve both. Sold
by all druggist*.
The Mighty Reo,
The car with the get-there-and-back
Wait until you haye 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.
Be ready for
School Opening
A full line of
Drugs and Stationery.
Skims Clean, Turns Easy,
;7 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 wbrks 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.
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HARDWARE Co., Ltd. Thursday, Sept. 1
The Orchard City Record
Published eoery Thursday at the Office,
Kelowna. B.C.
CHAS. H. LEATHLEY, Business Manager.
Spices are an important-
ingredient in domestic
recipes, and it is our good
fortune to be able to offer
you a line of the most
perfect spices grown,-each
a perfect specimen of its
kind, whole or ground.
Subscription $1.50 per annum.
To United Slates $2.00 per annum.
Adoertising tales upon application.
Unity is Watchword.
We also have a complete
stock of
Corfcs, Sealer Rings,
Paraffin Preparations,
eta, etc.
P. fi. Willits _ Co.
Kelowna.     B. C.
J. A. Bigger
Plans and Estimates Furnished
Residence,   10 Lawrence Ave.
Ladies' and
Gents* Tailors
Repairing and Pressing
promptly attended to.
Everybody reads our
Try one next week.
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
Department.        ^
If "any further evidence was
required than has been furnished at the meetings held in the
different sections during the
past week as to .the great need
of more extensive systems of
water conservation for irrigation purposes, we would not
know where to look for it.
With one voice the farmers
and fruitgrowers have endorsed
the movement now being promoted by the Kelowna Farmers
Institute, and so energetically
pushed by the executive, Dr.
Dickson, Mr. Hereron, and the
secretary, Mr. Muirhead.
An exceptionally pleasing
feature of the meetings has
been the spirit of hopefulness
and great confidence shown by
the people generally. "We
have the land and the climate,
all we want is the water." Give
me lots of water, and I'll make
money,*' have been sentiments
freely expressed everywhere.
Another feature is that it is
not so much a kick that is being
registered, as it is a reasonable
request for an acknowledgement of the greater needs of
the Valley. The work of the
private owner and the companies appears to be well appreciated, but the requirements of
the country have already outgrown the conditions. The
profit earning capacity of the
soil and climate of the district,
which has been demonstrated
again and again during the
past few years, together with
other favorable conditions, have
instituted a steady and permanent rise in land values, and
the end is not yet in sight. This
means more intensive methods
of culture in whatever line is
undertaken, and intensive meth
ods demand increased facilities
The smaller systems of gathering and distributing water have
answered their purpose all
right, but the country has already outgrown them, and conservation and works of much
greater magnitude must now
be undertaken if the present
methods and values are to be
maintained.        -
The private owner, or the
small company cannot .do this
for several reasons, the chief of
which is that the money would
cost them too much, even if it
was available, and it could not
possibly be. available in sufficient amounts to carry through
the necessary works, and it is
a good thing to know that the
Provincial Government has already promised full consideration to the measure if the
people desire it, and that the
money is available.
What seems to be required
now is the unity of voice in
approaching the question, and
energetic missionary work in
the different sections of the
Valley. The project of government control and conservation
once fairly well established,
the details respecting the watering of any particular section
will in a natural way work
themselves out according to the
conditions of the locality to be
served. But. only, the unanimous request of the people is
likely to have any ^material
effect in the establishment pf a
government systerti qf water
conservation and control -ior
the Valley. ':■■•.:■
Notary Public,
Conveyancer, etc.
and Solicitor,
Notary Public.
When you toant a choice
cut, gioe us a call,
or ring up 24.
Frank Batutinhimer, Manager.
B. A. Sc, C. E., D. L.S.. B. C. L. S.
Kelowna,    B. C.
Do You Know
Amoc. Mem. Can. Soc. C E       Graduate Toronto
University -
Waterworks and Sewerage Systems, Pumping and
Lighting Plants, Concrete Con-'
struction, etc.
real estate investments are the best in the
Okanagan   in   quality   of   soil,   location,
prices,   etc.,   and   that  they will triple in
value in one year t   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.
RICHARD H.  PARKINSON       Hitchlier   BfOS.
Westbank    -   British Columbia
P.O. BOX 137
Financial Agent.
Money to Loan on reasonable terms
AH binds of Financial
business transacted.
Office, Leon Avenue.
Phone 58 A   P.O. box 273
Dr. J. W. Nelson Shepherd
P. 0. Box 136
'Phone 86
Corner Peneozi Street and
Lawrence Avenue.
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
Smith Street     -   Penticton
P. BURNS & Co., Ltd.
Wholesale and Retail
Fresh Meat Daily
Full supply of Hams and Bacon
Fresh Fish in season
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W. LUDLOW, Manager
Phone 135'
Mrs. LAWRENCE, Graduate Nurse,
Glenn Ave., Kelowna, B.C
Phone 134
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Horses bought and sold on commission. Dray meets all CP.R.
boats. All kinds of heavy team
work. 'Phone 20.
Plans and Specifications Prepared
and estimates given for publicBuild-
ings.Town and Country Residences
PHONE No. 93
On improved property also other securities
Fire, Lille, and Accident
Miss P. Louise Adams,
Scholarship graduate in Piano and
Teacher's Course of Toronto Conservatory
of Music. Late Teacher in Westminster
College, Toronto.
Will receive pupil*  for  pianoforte
tuition at t^e studio.
Lawrence Avenue, off Pendozi Street.
Address: P.O., KELOWNA.
We Want You taKnb#
You who are contemplating the purchase of an automobile, that you
run no risk in purchasing from us. For reliable running qualities,
elegance of finish, and indeed in all those qualities which the discriminating buyer specially looks for, the
Planting, Pruning, Spraying
P.O. Box 174, Kelotona.
Pipe Fitter, Wells Dug and
Pumps,  Windmills, Drains,
etc., repaired and installed.
Haro0ij Aoeriue; East
Are the fiirst in their class. The reputation of a reliable firm of over
forty years standing is behind every car we sell.
Nothing but the very best material is used
In their construction, and the simplicity of design, whilst embodying
the newest and most up-to-date features, recommends them especially
to those who want a car for use, "with the bother left out"
Come and have a talk with us about iL
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The Orchard City Record.
Thursday, Sept. t
Sir Wilfrid Laurier
at Vernon
City En Fete to Receive the
Premier of all Canada
A large crowd of admirers of the
venerable Premier went up from
Kelowna last Friday to be present
on the occasion of the visit of Sir
Wilfrid Laurier to Vernon. Nearly
every available automobile in the
city made the trip, gaily decorated
with flags and legends.
The special train bearing Sir
Wilfrid and his party arrived from
the north about 2:30. The distinguished visitors were met at the
station by the mayor and council
and representatives of the Liberal
party. The procession proceeded
at once through the town, escorted
by a squadron of the B.C. horse.
Two triumphal arches had been
erected displaying in beautiful and
ingenious way the fruits and products for which the Okanagan has
become famous.
A halt was made in front of the
city hall where a platform had been
erected. Here Mayor Husband
read an address of welcome. In
his reply Premier Laurier spoke in
glowing terms of the valley and its
The visitors were then taken by
auto around the Coldstream ranch,
being afterwards entertained to tea
at the mayor's Long.lake residence.
Returning to town in the evening
the premier addressed a large
gathering in the skating rink, which
was li.ost elaborately decorated
for the occasion.
In his remarks the Premier again
touched upon the advantages of
tie valley for fruit-growing. Before
he came west, he said, he had always had the impression that Niagara was the only place which could
grow apples, but from what he had
seen in the neighborhoo ', he had
had to change his views.
After the meeting a torchlight
procession was formed to the station, Sir Wilfrid's carriage being
pulled by means of ropes in the
hands of his friends.
The train pulled out at one a.m.
leaving the jovial crowd to gradually disperse.
News of the Valley.
A new tug is in process of construction at the Landing which is
the strongest and best of its class
in the whole C.P.R service.
Enderby council has introduced
and will in all probability, pass, the
curfew by-law which makes it unlawful for any child under the age
of sixteen years to be in any street,
road, lane or other public place in
the City of Enderby after the hour
of nine o'clock p.m., unless in
charge of, and accompanied by, a
parent, guardian or some other
responsible person. The parents or
guardians will be liable to a penalty not exceeding $25 for any infringement of the by-law.
With a poll three times as big as
at any other debenture vote recorded in the municipality, Penticton
ratepayers last Saturday ratified
practically unanimously the agreement to. purchase the irrigation
system from the Penticton Water
Supply Co. By a vote nearly as
large as that cast for the irrigation
by-laws, the by-laws for the granting of aid to the Kettle Valley railway and for the purchase of the
lakeshore property which will be
deeded over to the railway company, carried last Monday. Here
again the favorable vote was almost
unanimous. In a letter to Reeve
Foley-Bennett, Mr. J. J. Warren,
president of the Kettle Valley railroad, stated that upon the report
of a favorable vote the company
would commence work immediately upon the location of a right-
of-way into Penticton.—Penticton
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 servicerfat 7:30
p.m.   Sunday School at 2:30 p.m.
Weekly Prayer Meeting on Wednesdays at 8 p.m.
Benvoulin Presbyterian Church,
Afternoon service at 3 p.m. Sunday School at 2 p.m.
REV. A. W. K. HERDMAN. Pastor.
Kelowna Methodist Church.
Sabbath Service at 11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Sunday School at 2:30 p.m.
Midweek service Wednesday at 8 p.m.
REV. J. W. DAVIDSON   Pastor.
Kelowna Baptist Church, Ellice St.
Sabbath Services at II 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.
Daily Except Sundays     Read down
The school opening in Kelowna
Read up
Okanagan Landing
Okanagan Centre
Short's Point
Donations of vegetables, fruit, dairy produce, eggs etc. will be gratefully received
was   delayed   until   next Tuesday,' at the Kelowna Hospital.   If more conven.
owing to the impossibility of getting  ient same may be left at the shop of Messrs,
rooms ready in the new  building. ICrowley Co : LtcL
The   new   principal   of the public I "HOSPITAL INSURANCE."
school, Mr. A. R. Lord, arrived last
... The Kelowna Hospital Society have an
week from Kingston, Ont. Miss | Insurance in force which they wish to
Currie,    Miss    Nichols  and   Miss kring before the notice of the public.
Cockerell,   other   new members of I    For the 8Umu°! $,° b?fhe]?Ja. °/ »■««*«_
£i.i. .   _r      l •    ! men   may   obtain   a   Hospital  Insurance
Ot the teaching statt, also came m , Ticket which entitles the holder to Free
Friday and Saturday last. Miss j Hospital Attendance for one year from
Hyatt    returned     Monday     from  date °f ,ssue f°r anv sickness or accidents
Revelstoke.    Miss E. McNaughton I eW contaK?uV°-jnje?ti0L8 *lte*?e*<
U, i i _i     i p  i    which are not be admitted to the hospital,
again have charge ot the High j Appiications for tickets or for further in-
School, which will occupy a room i formation should be made to the secre-
in the new school building. j tary, P.O. Box 69, or Room'4. Keller Block,
I 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 Margctsoris Skirts and Collars.
Pirn's Irish Turnbull's D. & A.
Poplin Scarfs.        Underwear        Corsets.
Boyd Coldwell's Gold Medal Blankets.
Helena Dress Skirts.
Monarch Sweaters andjbfgeys.
Lequime Bros & Co
Established 1850.
|*>»7i.. r;v.fc:V"''i —/*•*?.»:.v i ■y.yvffy
A Great Asset In Business as Well al
In Society.
There have been great advocates at
the bar whose charming manner, like
the presence tn court of some of the
world's famous beauties, would so
sway the jury and the judge as to endanger and sometimes actually divert
justice, says Orison Swett Marden ln
Success Magazine. A gracious, genial
presence, a charming personality, a
rebned, fascinating maii:>wr, are welcome where mere beauty is denied and
where mere wealth is turned away.
They will make a better impression
than the best education or the highest
attainments. An attractive personal!-
ly. even without great ability, ofteD
advances one when great talent and
special training -will not
There is always a premium upon a
charming presence. Every business
man likes to be surrounded by people
ot pleasing personality and winning
manners. They are regarded as splendid assets.
What is It that often enables one
person to walk right into a position
and achieve without difficulty that
which another, with perhaps greater
ability, struggles ln vain to accoui
plish? Everywhere a magnetic personality wins Its way.
Young men and young women are
constantly being surprised by offers
of excellent positions whlcb corae to
them because of qualities and characteristics which perhaps they have never thought much about—a fine manner, courtesy, cheerfulness and kindly,
obliging; helpful dispositions.
Government Control Solution of
Water Problem,
Outcome of a Curious Wager Made In
England In 1806.
A wager was made in 1806 in the
castle yard, fork, England, between
Thomas Hodgson and Samuel Whitehead as to which should succeed in assuming the most singular character.
Umpires were selected whose duty it
was to decide upon the comparative
absurdity of the costumes in which
the two men were to appear. On tbe
appointed day Hodgson came before
the umpires decorated with banknotes
of various values, his coat and vest
being entirely covered, with them. Besides these he had a row of five guinea
pieces down his back, a netted purse
of gold around his bead and a placard
on his back bearing the legend, "John
Whitehead came on the scene dressed like a woman on one side, one hall
of his face painted and a silk stocking
and slipper on one foot and leg. The
other half of his face was blackened
so as to resemble a negro. On the corresponding side of his body he wore a
gaudy long tailed linen coat, his leg
on that side being incased in half a
pair of leather breeches and a boot
witb a spur. He wore a wig of sky
blue braided down his back and tied
witb yellow, red and orange colored
One would naturally fancy that he
presented the most singular and ludicrous appearance, bat the umpires
must have thought differently, as they
awarded the stakes, some £20, to
Hodgson.—London Tatler.
Mild Result.
The courtroom was crowded. _. wife
was seeking divorce on the grounds ol
extreme cruelty and abusive treatment Guns, axes, rolling pins and
stinging Invectives seemed to have
played a prominent part ln the plaintiff's" married life.
The husband was on tbe stand undergoing a grueling cross examination.
The examining attorney said: "Yon
have testified that your wife on one
occasion threw cayenne pepper ln your
face. Now, sir, kindly tell us what you
did on that occasion."
The witness hesitated and looked
confused. Every one expected that he
was about to confess to some shocking
act of cruelty. But their hopes were
shattered when he finally blurted out:
"I sneezed !"—Everybody's.
Continued from page I
which would meet with the approval of all. A resolution had
been prepared at a central meeting
of the Farmers* Institute in Kelowna,
to be submitted to the various districts for approval and endorsement.
This resolution, which is given
above, was read. Dr. Dickson remarking that enthusiastic meetings
had already been held at Westbank
and Rutland, where it had received
unanimous support.
Mr. Bulman, in moving the endorsement of the resolution, made
the suggestion that the words " land
holders of the Okanagan district"
read " land holders of the Kelowna
and Okanagan district," in order to
call immediate attention to our
own needs and also to show that
the movement had its inception
here. He said it was the duty of
the land holders to stick together,
and get the government to take
the matter up without delay. They
were the only ones who could
handle the proposition effectively.
The Hon. Price Ellison, said Dr.
Dickson, had declared to him in
conversation, that the government
would not move until the people
got busy and made clear their
wishes. Mr. Ellison's idea was that
the government should bear the
initial cost of putting in storage
reservoirs and distributing works.-
This cost would be partly met by
the increased value of the landr and
partly by a tax on water users.
The payment would be distributed
over a number of years, after which
the works would be handed over
to the land holders each district.
The only* expense to them then
would be upkeep of the system.
Mr. M. Hereron gave some information respecting the work of
the engineers who were already in
the hills gathering, data as to the
water available and the best means
of conserving it. The government,
he said, wanted the people to be
with them. Premier McBride had |
said that the Hon. Price Ellison
had been after the government on
this question for the past twelve
years. The whole question, said
Mr. Hereron, lies with the people
themselves. If they were united in
their request the government would
certainly take it up, and the sooner
the better, as every year increased
the difficulty. The putting in of an
efficient system by the government,
he said, would be the redemption
of own country. At present not
one quarter of the land was under
irrigation. We had got the land
and got the climate, and what we
wanted was the water, and it was
the same story all over the valley.
He expressed the hope that all
would work together to attain their
Mr. Conroy was most enthusiastic
in' his support of the scheme. He
declared that they could afford 'to
pay almost any rate for:the .water,
if they could.be sure, of getting, an
abundant supply exactly when they
wanted it. Only the government
was big enough to do the work as
it should be done, and they ought
to lose no time in urging them to
take the. matter up. ,
On being put to the vote the
resolution was carried unanimously.
Don't you worry about
"breaking in" those new
shoes. Buy a big sprinkle
top canister of
and forget your feet. 'It overcomes friction, prevents corns
and blisters. Since it's Nyal's
-We'know it's good.   Price 25c.
you buy
with tho
Sold and gubrcnteed by
P. B. Willits & Co, Kelowna. B.C.
Not a minute should be lost when a child
shows symptoms of croup. Chamberlain's
G-Ugh Remedy given as soon as the child
becomes hoarse, or even after the croupy
cough appears, will prevent . the -attack.
Sold by all druggists.
Rutland News.
(From our own correipbndent.)
at 3
" Can be aepended upon" is an secession we all like to hear, and when it is
used in connection, with. Chamberlain's
Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea'Remedy it
rdeans that it never fails to cure diarrhoea,
dysentery'or bowel complaints. It is
pleasant to take and equally valuable for
children and adults.
How He Remembered.
A diffident young ttoseville man went
to a party. If you; are diffident yourself and know bow hard it is to remember names wben you meet a
crowd of strange and lovely ladles
you will be able to understand why tt
was that the young man's dancocard
read as follows:
L Twostep—Helen.
2. Walts-Harry's friend.
8. Twostep-TeJJ girl.
4. Walts-Violets.
6. Twostep—Swell eyes.
«. Waltz-Fluffy hair.
7. Twostep—IJtUe blue.
8. Walts-Beauty spot ,
9. Twostep-Plnlc ribbons.
10. WalU-Helea.
—Newark News.
Courting a Belle.
"Would it be any barm to deceive
her about my age?" inquired the elderly millionaire.
"Probably not"
"I'm sixty. Bow would it do to confess to fifty?"
"1 think your chances would be better wltb ber it you Claimed seventy-
five."—Kansas City Journal.
The Pleasanter Route to Rula.
"Prosperity has ruined many a man."
"No doubt, but if I were given any
choice in the matter I'd rather be
ruined by prosperity than by adversity. Tbe process la more enjoyable."—
Chicago Post
The Test of Salesmanship.
Anybody can sell goods everybody
wants, but It takes a real salesman to
dispose of something tbat everybody
ought to want—Detroit Free Press.
Most of us are extremely wis?' tvhi>n
It comes to knowing what qtber people
ought to do. "• ■. y t        ; ,
Mr. Wm. Gay returned from
Vancouver on Monday last, and
is busy preparing for the removal
of his family and effects to that
city in about three week. time.
The ' Rutland Football team
met with another reverse last1 Thursday when they played against the
Kelowna juniors, showing that,
unfortunately, .the country boys
have not the facilities for. practising
that the town boys enjoy. The
score was 3 to 2 in Kelowna's'favor
After this game the tie of Regatta
Day was played. Instead of playing to a time limit it was decided
that the game should go to the
team scoring first goal, resulting
in a win for Kelowna. The heavier
boys of the home 'team should
make an effort to turn up at -the
next match. The Rutland line up
was as follows: Forwards,. __,. Flemming, J. Leithead, D. Mackintosh
E. Fleraminut, A. Gtav.' Half backs,
D; Barber, C;Osterfcaeur;Fulr backs
J. Flemming, John Lefevre; Goal
W. Barber.
A building epidemic has broken
out in north Rutland. Mr. Yale has
already erected the frame work of
his new house.
Duncan &; Wallace have built(a
root house with:a capacity of about
30 tons.and a bam 16 x35 over it!
Schell Bros, have made a, natty
porch to their home, and Mr. Gray
has built a new^ shed. Altogether
the bench land is looking well arid
has. been fortunate enough to esc-
_tpe the frost, ,
Don't dope the baby
It is seldom wise' to give
soothing syrup to fretful
babies. The cries ox the
little folks are iapt to be
signs of indigestion.: -Nyal's
Laxena is probably all that
is required in suckcases.' It
brings instant relief by regulating the bowels and the
stomach.   In extreme cases
* may be used' with confidence. When a mother is
worn out and her nerves on
edge she will find" Nyal's
Soothing Syrup just.what
"■ she wants to bring rest and
peace to. the distressed ,apd
' disturbing infant. We recommend Nyal's because, it
' contains no opiates. It
sitnply produces a '.natural,
'  healthy drowsiness..
With the,
' • rou.
Sold and ftiartfcttUdlJby_7 ««1
P. B. WiHito &-Co, K^wrift, B.G mm
Thursday Sep..
Orchard Gity Record
A  new line  of Kitchen  Cabinets.      The  greatest  tinje
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 ;.... .....$1,1.00
Kitchen Tables.. $3.50 to $4.50
Kitchen Chairs...   ;75c.to$1.25
Kitchen Stools $1, $1.25, $1.50
Only one Quality—The Best.
Kelowna Furniture Co.
\      The Store of  Quality and  Style.
If You Want a
Go to
Goldman's Restaurant
Meal Tickets at Reasonable Price.
Roorns to Rent.
We  are   open   to
take  contracts for
Moving Buildings
Pile Driving
Clarke & Byrns
Box 131
Sutton's Seeds
Tomato Plants y  A.
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, 1J miles
from Kelowna post office.
For particulars apply
S. BARBER, Box 365,
Kelowna Post Office.
1st class School Teacher's Certificate ;      two   years'/ residence  •
Whiteland's Training College (or
Schoolmistresses, London.
Next  Term begins   Monday,
A want ad in the
Record brings results.
D. W. Crowley Co.
Wholesale & Retail Butchers
Goods delivered to any part of
the City
We give our prompt attention
to mail orders
Phone 12 ,    i
Meets all Boats.
Prompt Attention to all Orders.
Phone No. 158.
Office in Wilk's Old Store
Metcalfe's Weekly Fruit.. Report •
Prices Asked for B.C. Fruit Reasonable  -   Advises Picking
Greener and Packing Tighter in .Cases
Mr. Metcalfe still continues his
outspoken reports as to the reception accorded ,to B. G fruit on the
Regina, Aug. 15. In speaking
with the manager of the MacPher-
son Fruit Co., jobbers here, he
stated that prices asked for Triumph
peaches by B.C. shippers were too
high. Could not handle at > prices'
quoted. Stated iie would buy
Washington, Elberta, and Crawford
pckchee at 50%cents a case in preference fbr his trade. He further
stated that he could buy Washington apples, four and four and a
half tiers, of different varieties, at
85 cents per box, f.o.b. point of
I think prices asked by growers
and shippers of B.C. at the present
time aie reasonable from present
reports from American side, or until quotations are lower from American points, or markets here are
being glutted by consignments.
Would adw(se shippers to hold to
present prices asked.
Car of mixed fruit to Stockton &
Mollinson, jobbers here, from Vernon, B.C., arrived in pretty good
condition. Peaches rather overripe, would not stand shipping out
to rural points, packed rather slack,
otherwise very good. Would advise picking greener and packing
closer to avoid shifting of fruit in
box when handled. Saw Ontario
tomatoes aud pears on this market
today. Come in by express from
Winnipeg. Had evidently come in
by freight in carloads to Winnipeg,
and were being distributed from
there to jobbers here and elsewhere. We selling retailers tomatoes, 11 qt. baskets, $1.30; pears,
11 qt. baskets, $1.25. Pears small
and of poor quality, tomatoes good
size and quality. The express
agent here reports blackberries and
plums coming in from B.C. by express, but in limited quantities, to
date, arriving in excellent condition.
A few cherries from Victoria still
coming in, stock ver# good and
commanding high prices. Retailers report short supply of all small
fruit this season, and at present
time are not able to get an adequate
supply of blackberries to meet the
requirements of the trade.
Moose Jaw, Aug., 16th. A car
of vegetables, mainly from Vernon,
B.C., for the Vernon Fruit Co. here,
shipped On the 8th and arrived on
the 12th, four days in transit.
Cucumbers, cabbage, and tomatoes
arrived in poor condition. I understood manager to state that car had
not been shipped under ice. I
think, it is a great mistake on the
part of shippers to attempt shipping without ice at this season of
the year. With the heat generated
by fresh fruit and vegetables in car,
and the high.temperature ot this
season of the year, they could not
possibly hold up long unless arrested by refrigeration. A car of mixed
fruits from Vernon, B.C., for the
Rex Fruit Co. here arrived in
good condition with the exception
of cucumbers,which were over-ripe.
There is absolutely no sale for
them when they arrive in this condition.
Swift Current, Aug. 17th. Express agent here reports blackberries and some large fruits coming in from" B.C.rbut in limited
quantities, arriving in excellent
condition. Dealers report the
same. A car of American mixed
fruit arrived here on the 15th from
the Rex Fruit Co., Moose Jaw, for
dealers here, but a considerable
part was distributed east and west
on the main line to dealers, at
smaller points. Notice of another
car had been received by retailers
coming from Stockton and Molli-
son, Regina, of mixed fruits from
Vernon, B.C., and no doubt more
or less of this will be distributed to
other points along the main line
east and west.
Medicine Hat, Aug. 18th. Express agent and dealers here report
considerable quantities of blackberries and large tfruits coming
from B.C. by express to this point,
arriving in good condition. I saw
a shipment of Green Gages from
Mission, B.C., which came in by
express. Stock was of good quality and fairly well packed, though
a little slack. Would advise packing a little tighter to prevent shifting and destroying the finished
appearance ofthe pack on opening
boxr and also better weight in
packages, which is the general
complaint against our packing in
comparison with the American
product. '.' There ia a very large
quantity of fruit sold and consumed
in this town for the population. It
is also a distributing point. One
regular jobbing house is located
here, F. G. Lynd. & Co. The Mac
Pherson Fruit Co. have 'a large
basement    for   storage   purposes
here, from  which, they  make delivery two or three times a week.
The  following prices  are quoted
retailers by jobbers here:
Washington crabs (Transcendents
and Whitneys) .per case, $2.25
Washington plums (Bradshaw)
* per case, $1.35
Washington plums (Abundance)
per case, $ 1.50
Washington apples .per case, $2.25
Washington peaches (Triumph)
per case, $1.25
Washington pears (Bartlett)
per case. $3.00
B.C. blackberries, per case,
2-5 baskets, $2.35 to $2.75
Maple Creek, Aug. 20th. Express agents report considerable
quantities of blackberries, some
cherries, and large fruits 'arriving
at this point from B.C. for retailers
here. All arriving in excellent
condition. Dealers report the
same. Retailers state later on obtaining carloads of mixed fruit,
apples, crabs, pears, and prunes.
They report demand good for all
varieties of fruits. The short crop
does not appear to affect the trade
or lessen the demand to date. I
saw cherries from Victoria, and
blackberries from Hamn.ond, B.C.
Fruit was fresh, packages well
filjed, and in excellent condition
generally. v
To summarize, Ontario fruit
crop reports from various sources
still continue below medium. Apples small and of poor quality, North Yakima reports Elberta peaches
dropping to the extent of fifty per
cent. Crawfords for some cause
not known at present have stopped
growing. Fully fifty per cent will
not be picked being under size.
Prices for pears ruling higher
While the present utter failure
of all native wild fruits in these
provinces, which, grow in_ such
abundance and are put up and
used to a great extent by ^consumers generally, will have the tendency to increase the demand for
other fruits, at the same time I
would advise growers anu shippers
to push sales with jobbers and retailers everywhere, especially in
Alberta and Saskatchewan and not
to lie back expecting dealers to
come to them. The crop is abundant, enough to require pushing
sales energetically, and the growers
and shippers who do so. wjll find
it to their advantage and benefit.
I would also advise picking peaches greener packing closer, the
apples sent have been of good size
and clean, but off color for grade
but there should be ho trouble on
that point from this date on, Att-
to all the details of shipping and
push sales vigorously, Fill all ord-
ors promptly on date required if
possible to do so
Ontario Apple Industry
Professor Crow Says Quality
Also Deteriorating.
That the apple industry of Ontario is on the decline and that for
fifteen years the quality of the fruit
produced has been slowly but surely deteriorating is the opinion of
■ans*0-Crrtiv -r*rd**ooor~'** ^^^m©!...
ogy at the Ontario agriculture college, Guelph, who spoke on Canadian  apples at the   international
Applegrowers' convention at Niagara Falls, N.Y.    Some  fifteen or
more years ago the apple industry
of Ontario was at its be?t, declared
Prof.Crow. Since that time for various causes there has been a general
decline bf interest in appleorchard-
ing, a general increase in the percentage of defective apples, and a
general falling off in the quantity
of good apples finding their way
to market.   At the present time the
industry is coming to life in a few
localities of inland Ontario where
orchards are to be found. In most
sections,   however,   orchards ' are
small in size.  Good growers in the
inland districts are few and far between.     In the Niagara district and
Essex and Kent   countries some
planting of early summer verities
is being made. These are intended
to supply the   northwest   market
during the early part of the season
There is probably no'better "apple-
growing proposition than this, but
at the'present   time   only, small
quantities of   this early fruit are
Conductor Kemp, who was in
charge of the freight train which
collided with Sir Wilfrid Lauder's
special, between Moose Jaw and
Regina, and who was discharged
by-the C. P. R. in consequence, has
approached the Premier with a request that he would intercede on
hit behalf.
Prices Quoted to Any Point
. on the Lake
Ferry to Bear Creek every Friday.
Box 66 Kelowna, B.C.
Boat Builder
■  *
Launches, Sail Boats
Skiff's, Canoes and Scotos
Roto Boats and Canoes
for'hire." v
Cheap Fire
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   CP.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.
7 There' is only one GLENMOKE. Don't miss the op-
... portunity of selecting a few acres of this desirable
;■■.'.■ property.  ; .
If you wish a cheap building lot or an acre of land call oh us and we will
, show you our sub-division '   •
Just four blocks from the centre of the town.     Prices low.   Terms easy,
'  .   i   . ■'. 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 upv with
Cane •' Sugar ■ Only
All B. C. Sugar Refining Company's Products
Consist Solely of Pure CANE SUGAR.
"■i yitA\
15? British Columbia Sugar Refining
Company, Limited,
*i A_S
1   -A. 6
The Orchard City Record.
THursclau, Sept. 1
Yes, that's the place, if you want
good goods at low prices.
Every day is a Bargain Day.
But we have something extra special
for the week end,
Saturday, September 3rd.
Best Japan Rice, 51bs. for 25c.
Choicest Bulk Raisins, 3lbs. for 25 c.
Red Salmon, 3 tins for 25 c.
Pint Sealers, screw tops, $ 1 per doz.
Choice Picnic Hams, for 22c. lb.
We have no old stock,
Everything is Fresh,
Come along, get the worth of your
money, and the right change back.
Phone 35 Phone 3 5
The Money Saving Store.
Tenders for Gravelling Bernard Avenue
and Pendozi. Street.
Tenders will be received by the undersigned, 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 nqt necessarily
G. H. Dunn, City Clerk.
Kelowna, Aug. 29th, 1910. 40
Continue- from page 1
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, 1909," to obtain a license in the
Osoyoos Division of Yale District.
■ (a.) The name, address and occupation
of applicant—S. Sproul, Rutland farmer.
(A.) The name of the lake, stream or
source—North Fork of Mission Creek.   ''
(c.)   The point of diversion—At the intake of the  Belgo-Canadian   Fruit  Land
(</.) The quantity of water applied for
—eight-tenths cubic foot per second.
(c.) 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. I-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 iriigated, 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—
( £.) 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, 191.0.
(/.) 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. P
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 bf a new suit,
come in and  get measured up.
We guarantee Style and Fit.
New Fall Stock of Shirts, Underwear, Sox, Ties,
and Collars arriving every day.
, Headquarters for the Economical Buyer
After some little discussion, it
was decided "That a grant of $25
be made to the Rifle Association
to help in the construction of the
new range."
Two petitions had been forwarded to the council, one from the
business men of the city and one
from the working men, asking for
the repeal of a by-law passed some
time ago, closing licensed houses
at seven o'clock on Saturday
The petitioners gave as the reasons for the repeal of the by-law :
1. There is not the smallest
need for such a by-law. Kelowna
is already as sober a community
as can be found anywhere, and
the enforcing of such a1 by-law
would only have the effect of
stirring up strife, where there is not
the slightest justification for doing
2. The said early closing would
be particularly unsuitable on Saturday evening, because that is the
day on which numbers of people
came in from the country to do
business, and the stores' remain
open late. If bars were closed at
seven on Saturday evenings, the
merchants would lose a great deal
of their Satkrdav trade.
3. The said early closing would
almost certainly lead to the springing up of licensed premises outside
the city limits. There is already a
licensed house a few miles from
Kelowna, and the effect of the bylaw, would to drive much business
there which now comes to Kelnwna.
4. The by-law is class legislation
of the worst kind. It denies the
working man the freedom which is
granted to everyone else. Working
men have io go to bed early every
night, except Saturday, and if the
bars are closed at seven on Satur-
da}- the working man is deprived
of the right to use a hotel bar on
the only evening on which it is
available. The great majority of
working men in the vicinity are
bachelors, and to shut them out of
the hotel bars on Saturday evening
means to deprive them of their
only opporrtunity for social intercourse and recreation.
The by-law in question is one
passed two years ago, but as there
had been some doubt as to whether
the council had power to enforce
it, it had been allowed to remain
inactive. The recent passing of a
provincial act, however, has removed all doubt, and as it stands
the council have no option but to
enforce it.
Mayor Sutherland said there was
no «uch thing as the council putting
a by-law into force or keeping it
out of force. Once a by-lav had
been passed the council could do
nothing else but enforce it. Supposing they were to instruct the
police not to lay information, there
was nothing to prevent anyone
else doing so. A by-law once
passed was the same as any other
law. The only way to prevent its
operation was to repeal it.
Aid. Leckie said he had always
had the impression that the side
taken by the petitioners was the
unpopular one, but judging from
the number of signatures, it did
not seem so. He suggested that
j the council should have the petition
and the signatures published, so
that people could see exactly what
support was behind it. He thought
the council should take some time
before doing anything in the matter,
as it would not be well to act
Mayor Sutherland mentioned
j that Aid. Jones, who was absent,
was one of the licensing commission, and interested in these matters. It would only be right to
leave consideration of the subject
until his return. It was quite
probable that he would wish to
make some changes in the way of
amendment when the question was
brought up..
It was decided to publish the
petition and the signatures in full.
THe mayor then mentioned that
the fire brigade had been asking
for some additional hose. Except
about 400 feet, which was purchased last year, most of it was
getting very old. About 1000 feet
was some four-years old, while the
remaining.300 feet was purchased
six or seven years ago. The request had not been sent in before
the estimates were prepared for the
year, and he did not see how they
were to get money to buy hose.
Aid. Leckie asked if the matter
was urgent enough to justify them
in making it a charge to carry-over
to next year.
The mayor replied that he did
not think the need for the hose
was so very pressing. Next spiring
a new pump would be required in
the power house, and the question
of new hose could be taken up at
the same time. The matter was
eventually left to be discussed in
It was mentioned that the board
Cents per word, first insertion and
1 Cent per word each subsequent
insertion, minimum 25 Cents.
Eight-roomed house  (Morden's) opposite
Pridham's   orchard, with   half   aatfe  land,
small fruits, etc.    Apply Geo. E. Boyer.
A large  store  in  Water Street.
Campbell Bros., Kelowna.
18 tf
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  .
offices,   or
desirous   of   renting   stores,
hall   in   new  building  to  be
C. C. JOSSELYN.   39.0p
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 Office, x
Three first-class feather beds.
Apply Mrs. Collins, Glenn Avenue
30-30 or 303.
State price etc.
to  Box  X,
Rifle  wanted.
Orchard  City
-       27tf
Warhouse on Lawrence Ave. Apply S. T.
Elliott. 38tf
$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 ,
For sale at Hawkesdale Dairy.   Apply  S,
M. Gore, Manager. 38t_
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
Owing to the enormous increase in the
price of flour we are compelled to raise
the price of bread to 12 loaves for $1.
Married Couple—Man as teamster, wife at
cook.     Apply  R.   E.  Harris. Hawksdale
Dairy. 39tf
Demand for Taxes.
The Revenue Tax of $3.00 due by every
male person of 18 years of age and under
60, is due and payable on the 2nd day  of
January in each and every year.
This tax may be paid to
,    Provincial Constable.
Kelowna, B.C.
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.,
farmer. _ ]
(4) Ihe name of the lake, stream, or
source—Dry Creek.
M The point of diversion—At Robert
White's headgate, being 317 feet west of
Dry creek bridge.
(</) The quantity of water applied for—
1 cubic feet per second.
(e) The character of the proposed
works—Water to be conveyed through
ditches. . .
(/) 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,
(h) If for irrigation, describe the lands
intended to be irrigated, giving acreage—
31 acres of said south half of lot 531,
group I.
(/). Area of crown land intended to be
occupied by proposed works—.none.
(k) This notice was posted on the 2nd
day of Aug. 1910, and application will be
made to the Commissioner on the 2nd day
of September, 1910.
(/)_ Give the names and addresses of
any riparian proprietors or licensees who
or whose lands are likely to be affected
by the proposed works, either above or
below the outlet—None.'
Kelowna, B.C.
of works were calling for tenders
for gravel, and that it was their
intention to proceed with work on
Pendozi street and Bernard avenue
at once.
An adjournment was then made
until Monday next.
A Specialty.
We keep the. largest
and best assorted
stock of School
Boots in the •
, Citv.
See our Window
Boys' Pebble Leather
• Bootsi $2
Boys' English Grain
Boots, $2.50, $2.75
Boys'    English    Kip
Boots, at $2.75
Boys'Box Calf Bluchers, at $S.50, $2.75
Boys' Tan  Calf Bluchers, at $2.65
Gins' Grain Bluchers
at $2
Girls' Box Calf Bluchers, at $2.50
Girls*. Dongala   Bluchers, $2.25, $2.50
Inspection Incited
The Kelotona
The Store of the
Stylish Shoe
The Latest Rage in Jeweler^.
Chantecler Jewelery
Just arrived a few examples of the
famousChanteclerDesign now being
worn so much in the large cities.
A three piece Blouse Sett, for summer 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 stock of u'p'to-date
Bernard Avenue.
All work absolutely guaranteed
Cabinetmaker and
Certified Emhalmer.
James Bros. Block. ,
Phone 88.


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