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Circulation Highest,
Rates Lowest.
Job Printing
Special Facilities for
Executing High-
Class Half-Tone and
General Letterpress
$1.50 Per Annum.
Meeting of
City Council
Pool Room By-law Amended
A meeting of the council was
held last Saturday evening, with a
full attendance.
The  minutes  of   the   previous
• meeting were read, and   adopted,
and the following accounts referred
to the Finance Committee, to be
paid if found correct: .
G. A. Fisher, premium on accident.
insurance for lire brigade $287.80
CP..R., freight on wire      2.48
Fleck Bros., packing for engine and
•-'pump .....:'.......     12.75
C. C. Snowdon, 505 lbs. of potato
scale powder •..   80.40
North West Elec. Co., 192 lbs. wire   37.25
. W.: B. M. Calder,  12 coats, 12 prs.
Boots for fire'brigade   144.00
Aid. Dalgleish reported that he
had been approached by owners
. of property in the "Rowcliffe and
Elliott sub-divisions with a request
to draw the council's attention to
the necessity for opening and
grading Elliott and Sutherland
avenues. The matter was referred
to the Board of Works for.'in-
: vestigation, with instructions to
report to the council at the next
Aid. Dalgleish also suggested
that the council take steps to purchase a nuisance ground. He
pointed out that sooner or later
the city would have to buy land
for the purpose, as they could not
always rely on.being able to lease
a suitable place. As the value of
land in the neighborhood was
increasing rapidly, it might be a
saving to the ratepayers if the
purchase wese, -made without
further delay.
The mayor stated that the lease
on the present ground did " not
expire before April 30th of next
The .Health Committee were instructed  to  take the  matter into
. consideration.
Aid. Copeland reported having
received a new plan of the Public
. Park from Mr. R. H. Parkinson.
The Pool Room By-law, No. 86,
was then taken up for a third
reading. On the motion of Aid.
Copeland, seconded by Aid. Cox,
the clause relating to the vexed
question of early closing was
amended, so as to extend the time
from 11 to 11:30 p.m.  ■
The Building By-law, No. 87, and
the Cemetery By-law, No. 88, were
each read a second time.
A motion was passed that Messrs.
D, W. Crowley, H. C. S. Collett and
F. E. R. Wollaston be park commissioners for the present year.
The Pound-keeper's leport for
December and January was read
as follows and ordered Hied :
Reciprocity Subject of
Interesting Public Debate
Large Audience Turns Out to  Hear Local  Champions
Jan.   £
Jan. 16
Mr. Goldie
J. Conroy
J. Murray
W. D'Eath
Dec. 10    G. Monford
Mr. England
J. Besette
J. Hereron
A. Lefevre
Hon. P. Ellison
Mr. Goldie
The   meeting   then   adjourned
until Saturday next, at 8 p.m.
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A meeting is called for Wednes-
bay next in the Fire Hall for the
purpose of organizing a lacrosse
team for the season. It is hoped
that not only those who intend to
play but also all interested in the
game will attend. Delegates will
also be appointed at the meeting
to attend the meeting -of the new
league which includes Yale-Cariboo, Kootenay and Okanagan.
Competition for the new and valuable Shaw cup, will be keen, and
it ia hoped that Kelowna will endeavour to maintain the high position already achieved.
Mental and Company made a
big hit in Enderby and Kamloops
playing to satisfied packed houses.
Return dates have been the request
in every town played in in B. C.
They will be at the Kelowna Opera
House on Saturday, March 25th.
Interest in the question of a
reciprocal tariff with the United
States is as strong in Kelowna as in
other places, judging from the
large audience present in the
Oper^. House last Friday to hear a
public debate on this latest problem of the day.
Mr. R. B. Kerr and Alderman D-
Leckie  championed  the  cause of
reciprocity, while Mayor Husband,
of  Vernon,   and   Mr. A. R.   Lord,
B. A.,  principal  of   the   Kelowna
Public School, took the opposition.
Mr. Kerr was the first speaker.
He said one of the strongest arguments of the  opponents  of reciprocity  was  that  they  had belter
" leave well enough alone."   They
were so well satisfied with things
as they were that they Would discourage any  attempt at   improvement.     If  these   people   thought
that  things  in  this  country were
going so well as that they were very
easily   pleased.     The   growth   of
Canada,  he   declared,   had   been
miserably slow in comparison with
the United States.    Although the
two countries had practically begun
together,  the States  had   now   a
population of ninety-two  millions,
while Canada could only boast of
some  seven  or eight millions.)  It
was not that the States had more
natural resources than Canada. We
had more good soil in: this country,
more open prairie, and   a  climate
far more   favourable   for   wheat
fgrowing.    -Our   waterways,   too,
were superior to those of the States
and in many other  ways  we  had
advantages over them.    Taking- all
things together  we  should make
quite  as  much progress.   Instead
of that settlement in Canada had
crept along at a rate hardly to be
compared  with  what   the   States
had done.- Why was it that Canada
had  developed so. much slower?
It was betause prices for produce
were so much  lower in Canada
than they were in the States.    He
instanced the town of Portal, which
was cut through by the boundary
line between the two countries. At
the Canadian  side  of  the   town
wheat sold for 73 cents per bushel,
and  on  the American side for 86
cents.    Barley in Canada sold for
35 cents; in America for 63 cents,
or nearly double.   This  was the
explanation    of  'the   92 millions
population  in  the  States   and    7
millions    in    Canada!       Settlers
would not come where they could
not  get  a  decent. price  for their
produce.   They preferred to pay
horses 7,* 6.00 j higher prices for land in the States
where they could get good prices
for their  produce,  than  come to
Canada, where prices were low. In
consequence America's population
had increased  enormously,  while
Canada was practically where she
started.     People   naturally    went
where prices were best, and this
had hitherto been the States.
Ihe need of some' such tariff
arrangement had been felt for
years by statesmen of both parties.
When the Conservatives went out
of oflice the last thing they did was
to negotiate for reciprocity. This
new treaty sweeps away all duty
so far as food stuffs are concerned
and'achieves what has been the]
ambition of every Canadian statesman for years. It was perfectfy
sufe to,go through in Canada,
though there was some risk that
the American senate might throw
it out.
The arguments in the States
against the agreement were just
the same as those in Canada. The
fruit-growers of Washington were
afraid they would be driven out
of their markets by B. C. fruit. They
said their fruit could not stand the
competition of Canadian fruit.
They told- how Kelowna 'had
cleared up all the prizes at the
principal shows for several  years
fiast, and of the wonderful car of
onathans which had been pronounced to be the finest car of
apples in the world. They painted
a picture of trains of cars, just as
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Chicago* and New York to oust
them from their markets, They
were making full use of all these
facts to k\|[ reciprocity, but he
hoped they would not do so. (applause.) 7
Mayor Husband  next  took , up
the debate.    He first expressed his
pleasure  at  appearing   before   a
Kelowna audience, on the invitation
of Mayor Sutherland.    What concerned   us   most   nearly   in   the
Okanagan in connection  with the
present agitation was the removal
of the duty from fruit.    Before thia
treaty appeared every fruitgrower
was of opinion that it would be a
bad thing to have the duty taken
off, but wben the treaty appeared
many   began   to make    apologies
for  if    They   said  it would not
only do no harm, but it would be
an   advantage    to    the    industry.
What were the facts in regard to
the fruit industry ?    Apples so far
as the valley was concerned was a
staple crop.    There was a duty on
apples from the States of  13c. per
box.      American    growers    were]
paying this duty on shipments to
the Northwest,  and still selling at
the same price as ourselves.    What
would happen  if  this  duty were
taken  off ?    They would   be able
to ship at 13c. per box less, and to
compete we should  have  to  take
13c. off our   own.    On   a  carload
this would mean $68.   There was
no great advantage about that   If
we had all natural advantages of
soil  and   climate,  we  should not
quietly surrender them. We should
show the government we were not
to be ignored.
MrAKerr had depicted train
loads of our apples going to
capture American markets. But
how could we do this ? Our
supplies were not large enough to
capture American markets. We
had no distributing agencies in the
States. We might have some day
when the industry developed, but
at present we had not got to that.
It would be wiser to develope our
own markets. And supposing we
did for a few years find a market
in the States, what security had we
that it would stay open to us. Our
prosperity would be dependent
upon the; goodwill of the States.
Suppose as in 1866, their markets
were suddenly closed against us,
where should we be ?
In Canada generally the effect of
the treaty would be that our raw
products would go over to America
to be manufactured. Their industries would thus develope at
the expense of our own. Instead
of building^ up Canadian cities
American cities would grow.
American railrpads and American
seaports would develope at the
expense of our own.
The principal advocates of
reciprocity were the prairie farmers
who hoped to raise the price of
agricultural products, though at
the same time they wanted to lower
the cost of living. He reproached
the prairie farmers with selfishness
and shortsightedness.
The high tariff on the American
aide had built up their industries
so that they had a market for all
their produce, and it would be
well for Canada to pursue the
same policy.
As a Liberal he was sorry to
disagree with his party. He objected, however, tp two men going
down to Washington to bind the
whole country to something upon
which it had never been consulted.
The treaty would lead to loss of
fiscal independence, and probably
more and more concessions. There
was no telling where it tfeould
stop. No reciprocity treaty could
be permanent &9 conditions were
constantly changing.
Another result he feared from
the treaty was the > separation of
the East from the West. If the
East were linked to the States their
progress might be more rapid, but
that was the price we had to pay
for our nationhood. There was a
large foreign population whose sole
aim was to make money. If the
treaty went through we could not
ask them to forego' financial advantage tor love of the nation.
Mr. Leckie followed. He said
no treaty had been proposed.
Anything in the nature of a treaty
had been purposely avoided. All
that was proposed was that each
county should pass concurrent
legislation, which either could
cancel if it saw fit. He was a freetrader, he declared, and always had
been, and objected to the present
duties which Canada had to pay
whether goods came in or went
out of the country. He dealt in
turn with several of the objections
raised by Mayor Husband. As to
traffic going across the line, he
said we had got a system of railroads and waterways which enabled us to reach the Old Country
by a route 900 miles shorter than
the States. More and mo're wheat,
he believed, would go through
Montreal every year.
Mayor Husband had referred to
the selfishness of the prairie farmers. Could they be blamed for
wanting a chance to sell what they
grew? Who were the opponents
of reciprocity ? The manufacturers.
Were thev selfish?
It had been said that the country
was not considered in the present
negociations. Premier Laurier and
the Liberal government had gone
into power on the reciprocity platform. The people were disgusted
that-they had not got it long ago.
Mr. Lord, in opening, first gave
a brief history of tariff relations
between Canada and the United
States from 1854 until last year.
His objections to the present
treaty- were: -that it was inoppor-.
tune ; it was unnecessary ; it would
cripple transportation systems;. it
was at variance with the Canadian
policy of conservation; it would
seriously menace trade interests;
it would tend to draw Canada
away from British and closer to
United States ideals.        .'
It was inopportune because the
Canadian people had made no
demand for it, and have never
made it a public issue. It was un
necessary because it came at a
time when by our own industry we
had built up a trade which makes
Canada the most prosperous nation
under the sun, when we no longer
need help from the United States,
but when theyv greatly need help
from us.
It would cripple our transportation systems by drawing our trade
to United States markets., The
policy of the Hill railroads in the
west was directed to this end, and
the result would be that Western
Canadian produce would go via
these roads, and be shipped from
New York and Portland instead of
Montreal and Halifax.
The  United  States   natural   resources were rapidly becoming exhausted, and  the  necessity of obtaining new fields was recognized.
Canada    was   the   only   possible
opening, and  Mr.  Taft advances
this as a reason^or reciprocity.
-  It would seriously injure many of
our industries.     Mr. Fisher in his
speech, directly admits  that considerable damage would be done
to B.C. fruit.   There would be no
difference  in Western wheat, for
the tariff does not affect the price.
This is proven by the fact that there
is a much greater difference various j
neighboring states  in the  Union
than'   between  Canada   and   the
United States.   Even if the slightly
higher price  in the United States
was owing to the tariff, this would
at once be lowered by the dumping of millions of bushels of Canadian    wheat    into    Duluth   and
Minneapolis. '
The natural forces operating to
draw these two countries together
were so strong that ordinary means
would not suffice to keep the Dominion true to its own destiny.
Hence we must avoid any treaties
or international relations that are
likelyto denationalize us, and we
must use the tariff to build up a
great inter-provincial trade, to increase our natural resources, and
to buttress' our preference for
British democratic as opposed to.
republican institutions.
In his reply  Mr.  Kerr said  he
tion   as   it   affected   this   district.
Mayor Husband had   said  that  if
the 13 cents duty on apples  were
removed, the   price  of American
apples in the north west would   be
cut 13 cents and  we . should  lose
the market.   At present only about
one fifteenth of the apples sold on
the prairies was from  B. C.    He
did not think it likely that the Wash- j
ington growers would cut the price \
when there was  not  the  smallest
need for it.    They would be more
likely to leave the price where   it
was and put the 13 cents  in  their
pockets.     There, was   moreover,
always a market for No.   I  apples.
No place could get enough of them.
New York and other large  An.eri-
can cities were constantly demanding more  and  more   of the   best
quality of fruit.    If they could   not
get them from us, where could they
get them ?    In exhibition   after exhibition      we     had     repeatedly
taken prizes and beaten the enemy
and now when we had the chance
of a market of 92 millions, people
were too scared to take advantage
of it.    The  treaty  would   be  the i
making of the fruit industry in the I
Okanagan.     It  would   open   r
markets we  had   never  dreamed
It would effect a tremendous
boom on the prairies. The prices
of wheat etc., would go up into the
skies. The" abolition of. the tariff
would'mean the same prices as the
United States. What was keeping
Canada back today? Only that
the prices were so low that it was
not worth while for the Americans
to come over. Once this obstacle
was removed, there would be such
a flood of Americans across the
line as we had never seen before.
.And we should get the benefit.
;Mc:re thc^prairies were built up,
more other places were built up.
Mr. A. R. Lord also replied^
quoting several prominent railroad
men who had spoken against the
treaty. He also went carefully into its probable effect on the price
of wheat. - ',   .,
Aid. Leckie" and Mayor Husband were also given by vote of
the meeting the privilege of five
minutes reply. No decision was
given as to the result of the debate.
Free Packing
School for Girls
Farmers' Exchange  Will Conduct Novel Experiment
Rutland News.
(From our own correspondent.)
Mr. and Mrs. J."C.
Summerland, spent the
with Mr. and Mrs. Geo.
" Nothing succeeds like success."
In spite of disappointing delays,
illness and parts being given up,
the Mount View choir and friends,
ably led by Mr. Geo. Whitaker,
again scored a wirtner last Thursday,  when  "The New Minister"
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schoolhouse was well filled with a
highly      appreciative      audience,
whose interest was held throughout
the  evening.   The bright,  catchy
choruses   were    well    sung ' and
greatly   enjoyed1,    while   all    the
characters seemed to be quite at
home with their parts,  and  everything went torough without a hitch.
Credit is  due  to  Mr. Tom Lock,
who took the part of one of the
Music    Committee,    at    the    last
moment, and as "Sexton " he was
humorously realistic.    The Music
Committee, Messrs. W. Craig,  V.
Dilworth  and  T. Lock,  were an
energetic trio,  ana according  to
their own opinion, were useful as
well  as  ornamental   pillars of the
church.     Mrs.  Goodrich as Pres.
of  the  Ladies'  Aid   Society, presented  a  quiet  and dignified appearance, and the part  of " Daisy
Lovejoy," the school teacher was
well sustained by Mrs. V. Dilworth.
Both Mrs. Wriggleworth as Odeliah
Hasbeen, and Miss Ida Fleming in
the role of Petunia, looked their
parts to perfection, while Mr. Gray
will be dubbed the ' Professor' for
many  a  day.     The  Old    Maids'
Lament brought down  the  house,
and scored a well deserved encore.
Mr. Frank Farmer, as " The New
Minister," took his part in a quiet,
resigned  manner.    Mrs.  Gray, as
organist,  deserves   praise for her
efficient help.   In  fact, everyone,
including the performers, thoroughly enjoyed  the
.. The fruit-packing schools held
by the Department of Agriculture
in connection with the Farmers'
Institute, came to a close this week.
The schools have on the whole
been highly successful. Mr. Zer-
ener, the instructor appointed bv
the Department, is a packer of
wide experience, both in the States
and in British Columbia, and under
his tuition progress was rapid and
thorough. Considering the increasing demand for apple packers during the harvest time, those
who have attended the classes
will no doubt have every reason
to feel glad that they took advantage of the opportunity offered.
But although so far as the government is concerned the school
': -Josed, still another class is to
7A formed. The managment of
the Farmers'Exchange, fully realizing the advantage to them of having experienced packers to draw
upon when the season's rush is on
have decided to continue the classes
for a short time at their own expense.
A class for girls only is to be
started on Monday, April 3rd to
be held as before in the Exchange
building, from 9:30 a.m. to 12 noon
and from 2 to 4:30 p.m. The instruction is to be entirely free, the
only condition imposed upon those
faking the course being that the
Farmers* Exchanger are to be given
the first offer of their services when
the packing season opens, which,
of course, is nothing but fair. ■ The
services of Mr. Zerener have been
retained as instructor.    "
The experiment is an interesting
one, and there seems little reason
to doubt that it will prove of great
service in relieving such congestion
as was experienced last year due
to a scarcity of packers and fruit
pouring in from the orchards.
There should. be a great many
girls around town who could engage for a. few weeks.>in such a
clean and profitable occupation as
fruit packing. And as to their
ability, there are many people who
hold the view that girls make the
neatest and quickest". packers
Those who intend taking the
matter up should communicate at
once with Mr. B. McDonald, of
the Farmers' Exchange.
Chinese Famine Fund
- Mr. Geo; McKenzie has handed
in the following account of the
local "Chinese Famine Fund."
Collection at lecture in
Methodist church... $49
George Teal  1
E^Storey  I
Geo. Rowcliffe  1
Mrs. McEachern  5
Mrs. Glenn  1
Mrs. McKenzie  1
N. D. McTavish   I
J. N. Thompson  5
Miss Sinclair	
C.E. Weeks ,.
Thos. Lawson	
Lecturers' expenses per
V7. E. Adams	
67 75
10 00
Draft to Famine Fund   57 7)
  evening 8   enter
would deal first with the fruit ques- [ tainment.
The usual weekly  half holiday-
of the  storekeepers    and    clerks
commences this year on Thursday
April 6th and continues until  October 26th.
Don't forget the Allen' Player*
will be at the Opera House for one
week, beginning next Wednesday,.
March 29th. An extensive repertoire of latest comedies and dramas.'
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Mr. Norman Burrows has taken >
a building contract at Penticton.
and   will   be   away   nearly   all
summer. v
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f hursdatj, Mar. H3^
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, Keller Blk.
Read what the Deputy Minister of Agriculture has to say
about Pendray's Lime and Sulphur Solution:—
Office of the Department of Agriculture,
May 6th, 1910.
This is to certify that Messrs. Pendray & Sons' Lime
and Sulphur Solution has, whensver tested by Officials
of the Horticultural Branch of the Department of Agrii
culture, conformed to the standard strength of 32
degrees Beaume or over.
(signed)   Wm. E. Scott,
Deputy Minister of Agriculture.
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Pictures in the Home
indicate refinement, and have a refining influence.
They cheer and brighten the home when the liver is
out of order and the stomach refuses to work.
We have a
New Stock of Pictures,
New Frames, New Moulding,
and an expert framer.
Town and Country
The Talent Tea of the. Ladies'
Hospital Aid is on Saturday, March
25th (from 3 o'clock), at Raymer's
Hall. Handkerchiefs remaining
from the Sale can be bought.
Spring has come-no doubt about
it. Children were out on the hills
Sunday last gathering buttercups.
The Deputy Minister of Agriculture has authorized the formation
of a Farmers' Institute at West Bank
and a meeting will be held on
Monday, April 3rd for the purpose
of organizing.
Mr. Louis Holman has been addressing the Summerland Farmers'
Institute on the subject of tobacco
growing. As luck would have it
says the Review, a cigar manufacturer of London, Ontario, had come
west to see Mr. Holman, and met
him at Summerland. He attended
the lecture, and afterwards gave
some trenchent pointers from the
manufacturer's point of view. He
sa said that Kelowna is the only
place in Canada that grows the
leaf required for the best cigars,
and the market for this leaf was
practically unlimited. No doubt
the whole of the Okanagan was as
well suited for it, but it had not, as
yet, been tried out.
An exchange of pulpits took
place last Sunday between the Rev.
A. W. K. Herdman, who preached
in the Baptist church, and the Rev.
D. J. Welsh, who occupied the
pulpit at the Presbyterian church.
Dr. Gaddes left Tuesday morn-
ning on a visit to the coast.
The annual Sunday school convention, for the Okanagan valley
is being held this week at Penticton. The delegates from the Kelowna district, representing Sunday
schools in both town and countiy
left Tuesday afternoon to attend.
S. T. Elliott has already sold one
of the car of fine motor boats which
came in last week. Messrs. Batch-
elor and Ward of Peachland are
the purchasers.
Dr. and Mrs. B. F. Boyce were
amongst the arrivals by Monday's
boat, receiving hearty greetings
from a large number of people on
the wharf after their long absence.
Dr. Martin is now happily so tar
recovered as to_ be able to get out
again. Mrs. and Miss Martin, mother and sistsr of (he doctor, who
have been staying with him during
his illness, are returning this week
to Ontario.
At a meeting of the congregation
of the St. Andrews Presbyterian
church at Vernon, held last week
and presided over by the Rev. A.
W. K. Herdman as moderator, a
unanimous call was extended to
Rev. Geo. Pringle, late of the Yukon.
The W. C. T. U. will hold a
social at the home of Mrs. Curts,
on the evening of Thursday, March
^Oth. A good musical programme
is being prepared, and a most
enjoyable evening mav be anticipated. Plense remember the
date I
The net proceeds from the de
bate on "Reciprocity" were $113.
35. As the hall was lent free for
the occasion, and the expenses
amounted only to $2.50 there is
the neat sum of $110 85 to hand
over to the Hospital fund.
The Methodist church choir,
largely augmented for the occasion
are at present rehearsing Stainer's
"Crucifixion," which beautiful production is to bo given on Easter
Sunday evening. The leader is
Mrs. Dr. Huycke, Mr. Jack Harvey
taking the bass solos, and Mr.
Chappel the tenor.   '
There is to be an suction sale of
horses oo Saturday at 2 o'clock at
Davy's new barn.
Toric Lenses
These curved lenses are
now used by the leading
opticians and oculists in
preference to the flat lens.
We stock them.
Do you know that of all the minor ailment* cold* are by far the most dangerous?
It is not the cold itself that you need to fear
but the serious diseases that it often lead*
to. Most of. these are known as' germ
diseases. Pneumonia and consumption
are among them. 'Why not take Chamberlain's Cough Remedy and cure your
cold while you can > For sale by all dealers.
Notary Public,
Conveyancer, etc.
and Solicitor,
Notary Public.
C Harvey, B. A. Moorhouse,
B.A.. Sc. C.E.. D.L.S..      •      B.C.L.S.,
and B.C.L.S.
Kelowna,    B. C.
Phone 147. P.O. Box 231
Amoc. M«m. Can. Soc. C. E       Graduate Toronto
Waterworks and Sewerage SyeUml,JPumpinf and
Lighting Plauts.^bncrete Construction, etc.
P.O. BOX 137
Dr. J, W. Nelson Shepherd
P. 0. Box IBS
'Phone 56
Corner Peneozi Street and
Lawrence Avenue.
Mrs. LAWRENCE, Graduate Nurse,
Glenn Ave., Kelowna, B.C
Phone 134
Horses bought and sold on commission. Dray meets all C.P.R.
boats. All kinds of heavy team
work. 'Phone 20.
You will aobn want to decide the
question of Paint for your house. But
remember most paints look alike even
after the cans are opened but '- Old
Daddy Time"- who make his sun to-
shine, hi» wind to blow, his rain, »now
hail and dew to descend shows them up •
with tiherriug accuracy.
The Martin-Senour Paint
is the last word on quality, the ppx>f of
purity, the yard stick of economy to
the consumer. 	
Full line of Brushes, Oils, Putty,
Varnishes, Floor Stains, Carriage
Paints,, etc.
Plans and Specifications Prepared
and estimates given for publicBuild-
ings,Town and Country Residences
PHONE No. 93
On improred property also other securities
Fire, Life, and Accident
mijr_rvm_r n a     r»     mt I
Planting, Pruning, Spraying
P.O. Box 174, Kelotona.
Studio    open
Thursday, Friday, and
Rowcliffe Block
If you have trouble in getting rid of
your cold you may know that you are not
treating it properly. Ther* is no reason
why a cold should hang on for week* and
it will not if you take Chamberlain's Cough
Remedy.   Sold by all dealer*."
In the days of the tallo^ candle prepared his
paint by rubbing between two stones his Lead
and Oil and color, the next step to perfection
enabled him to purchase bis Lead in one
package, his color in another, his oil in another
and his Turpentine and Drier in still another
with no guarantee of purity. The finishing touch
was made with tbe appearance on the market of
The Martin-Senour Paint
100% Pure
It contains the" same materials mintis the
"stirring stick" and plus modern and up to date
machinery and the supervision of paint experts.
The result is "Old Daddy Time" has a big job
on his hands trying to wear it off.
See the  Fine display of above
and  many other- lines  at the
JL C. Seott & Co*
We own the most beautiful site for swburban
residence around Vancouver, cleared'and ready for
building, etc. We desire an investment for our
capital which will bring us fair interest. We wilL
build you a house according to your own plans and
let you pay for house and lot for rent you are paying now, or we will sell you a lot now at about half
its real value, and let you build at your convenience.
To carpenters and other building mechanics we
will furnish all building material at cost for a home
and you build your house and pay for it on small
-monthly "payments.
Mr. W. C. BLACKWOOD, of Kelowna, has
thoroughly inspected this property, and has purchased four lots of 45 fee{ frpntag*, and we take pleasure
in referring any prospective buyers in Kelowna to
Mr. Blackwood, as to the value of the investment.
You will never have as good an opportunity to own
your own home with as little effort.
Electric trams run thvough
the property.
Hundreds will answer this* and the first will secure
big advantages, as the;_ prices, terms and locations
..    are changing evety week by week. A
Phone or Address
1108, Dominion Trust Building,
Phone 8365 or 614, Columbia St.
New Westminster, Phone 687
Open evenings until 9 oclock.
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Orchard Oitq Record
Ten Clever Entertainers.
Hypnotism, Mesmerism, Mind-Reading, Magic, Illusions
*   Balladist, Clairvoyant, and Lightning Sketch Artist.
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Prices, 75c. and $1.    Children, 50c.
Advance Sale at Crawfor'd Store.
•;-, $
The Orchard City Record
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Job Print Department.
Everything must be cleared out.
H. D. GHISHOLM, ..Nat Royal Bank
tt* incidents  Served a
Happy Purpose.
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happened to the girl and sympathized
with ber in being obliged to suffer the
raillery' of her companions. Voung
people are not very thoughtful about
such matters. Indeed, 1 suppressed
VelY some indignation at what had oc-
— curred. When the noise had some^
what subsided 1 ventured to suggest
that whatever bad induced Miss Da-.
It   Is   Recommended   by   Cooks   For
Tired Britons Who Want Sunshine.
Canada, our contemporary publish-
eel in. England, remarks very f oigr,-
ai.tly on the advantages of Canada as
a winter resort for Englishmen needing a rest cure: * ■ ',
'Winter Sunshine" is the appropri-
man to leave the table it was something sacred and should be respected,  ate iitle   of   a   pamphlet   issued by
m—irt/ffl. hv AmoHfian Preas Asa*. All the thanks I got for this sugges- Messrs. Thomas Cook and Sons, thel
P*WrtgM' m c&K ^ tion was a volley of guys burled at  *orld-fainous tourist agents    It con-;
and an old friend of mine, opened hia "Hurry up the wedding!" "Let's have winte* offered by 6the firm in the
country residence for a house party It over before we separate!" coming s^ape 0f vj3j_s to "countries which'
during the last week ln October. There mostly from the younger people. Truly provide sunshine in varying degrees."
were about twenty of us in all, dlvld- a lot of "boys and girls are incorrigible,  one section is devoted to winter sport
  ' " " Switzerland,   with   its   '"dazzling
splendor of sunshine and snow.-' But
why is not Canada also given a place
among nit; countries where "winter
.sunshine" is to be found? There is
sunshine in Canada in winter, and
winter snorts can be indulged in in
an inspiring and bracing •atmosphere
not lo be rivalled even among the
Alps themselves. Sir Wilfrid Laur-
ier, who regards the Canadian winter as "the glory of Canada," may,
be again cited for the benefit of Britons in' search ox "winter sunshine."
nnd those catering for their wants:—
"I do not know anything so beautiful as a beautiful winter day such1
a_ we have in Ottawa, in Montreal,
01 in Quebec,, where the rays ot the
xur> '.listen upon the white carpet
which extends as far as the eye can
go t.')i\arus lnt horizon. There is nothing quite so beautiful, unless it ba
a winter nigiit, when the bluest ot ad
.sides is studded with millions of genis
never seen tr. such advantage in any
other country."
In another column a Port Arthur
correspondent once more takes up
the cudgels in defence of Canada's
^'in'fit\ ■■ •' "-itTs a protest aeain*6
the persistent appellation cf "Our
i.a.ty i.i in..- ...io.,s. ' It was not witn-
nut rood ground that the title r/re-
fsrred for tlu1 collected impressions of
Canada of the representatives of the"
International Council of Women, edited by the Countess of Aberdeen was
"Our Lady of the Sunshine."
ed between married and single,  the    While this was happening I noticed in
greater part being single.   During our that Mrs. Crowell was looking at me
•tay Halloween-came around, and, sin- with that same singular unlnterpretn-
gularly enough, not one of the party ble glance.    Surely tbere was a mys-
remembered   It   till   the  day   before, tery  here In   which  the participants
| Then there .was considerable commo- were Mrs. Crowell and Ethel Damon,
! tion, especially among the girls. while 1 was the only one cognizant of
I   As for me, I bave always taken an It.    As we were leaving the table I
: interest   ln   those   superstitions   tbat said to Mrs. Crowell, "I wonder If any-
•nave been handed down to us from thing could have occurred during the
j a past age when every one believed night Unit  Miss  Damon  mistook for
!ln them.    There Is something touch- a sign?"    But  the lady simply gave
'ing ln an Innocent girl Just coming to me another of those strange looks and
i womanhood  watching for a  glimpse made no reply.       j
;of   the   man   she   shall   marry   und    There are fine grounds about Green-
j really believing tbat sucb things are leaf's   bouse—1   think   he   Ims   some
|a part of nature's scheme.   For a cen- eighty acres—and during the morning.
itury or more people have been losing my mind being o'-cupied with wbnt had
occurred at breakfast, I took a fancy
to stroll out into a wood for meditation. It was one of those bright, crisp
moniiiifs we get only at the turning
point between summer and winter.
The senson was Icte. and many variegated leaves still hung upon the trees.
Presently I espied ahead of me a girl
walking alone among the trees. In another moment I recognized the figure
of Ethel Damon. I was delighted at
the opportunity of meeting ber. 1 was
sure she was there to be alone, but 1
realized also that people .who wish to
be alone also desire a confidant if the
rirlif person is available. I caught up
with her. called* to her. She stopped
and turned.
It is some years since I saw that expression on her f:ice, but it is as clear
iu my memory as then. Indeed, it is a
picture that never can fade.. There
were a siij.'ht blush,.a smile and the
words, "How glr.d I am that you are
here!" Then when I reached her she
laid her baud on my arm. seemingly
wi:h that suuse of jwssessioii a girl
fe^ls on being just betrothed to the
man of her choice;
Wh»t did it mean?
"I urn glad." I snid when I felt that
must speak, "thut my presence does
not i.i.turb you    I thought it possible
.   ,      „ ,,    , ,  th..i after the si-are at the breakfast
are   societies   tor, psychical   re-spareh |h|s (U .
whose members are investigating phe- f).om .e/.
nouienul appearances, and people pos-    ...,_      . ,.
, .    _,_,       •   i        ■ , "l.xoe it vuu.
sexsing keen-scientific minds are ac--   ,,-..--      ••-•..   . , ..       , .
,.     ...       •  . "\ou mean that I was more thnught-
tlve In the work. _.,.,., .   • •
After dinner on  Halloween  we all Ju't,u,u...!lie resl  ln reW»« i™'
sat' .■hutting by the firelight.    I was fe,7lnp\',       . ,'•        ,,   •  „,
able to give the party a "talk on Hal- S!,e di(1 ,not reP'y t0 thIs' Sbl'
loween customs that I had gathered - stooped, picked up a crimson leaf that
from folklore. I noticed Hint one of ll!,d fa!h'u llU(1 Pretended to admire its
the party. Edith Damon, a fair haired, heuuty.
blue eyed girl of nineteen,, listened to ".»Vui_d it be too much to ask yonr
the stories I told with rapt atten- confidence as to why f'ou did ncH repi.v
tion. 1 fancied her one of the kind to our host's ijue.siiou? i am sure thai*
that In the olden time would hold up duiiii;,' the night .Vou saw. something
a mirror with perfect confidence of th..t you interpreted as a"si^-n."
seeing in it the face of one who was She turned and looked at me with an
to be her husband.      . expression of surprise.  Then suddenly
Oue person. I noticed, was observing another look came upon her face, one
her as I was. a .Mrs. Crowell.   During , f mingled disappointment and uiorii   .
the evening  this  woman  arose  from Ut-atli-n.
her seat and sat down by the girl. It^ --Onii it he possible." she. exclaimed,
seemed   to   me   from   that  time  »b':it--..tiutl ]t Wjis.. tiftt>i- nil. ouly a. ilreaiu5r"
everything that is poetic, substituting
all that Is practical. But In nature
nothing end;*—it is simply transfigured. And now those things which were .
formerly called superstition are coming up-again in a new form.    There
Mrs. Crowell was exer;lug some Influence over Miss Damon. I glnn-ed at
the others In the circle to see if they
observed anything uuusunl. Inn they
were all Intent on the stories that
were being told, not one of ihein paying attention to anything else.
Before retiring we tossed , apple
skins over our heads, looked into mirrors and did other thing** usual ou
Halloween. The girls all made a coin
pact that In the morning If any of
them during the night got a glimpse
of the man she -was;to.'-marry she
'should tell nil about It. I think some
of them had a dim fancy thai some
thing might happen, but only the
youngest ones. I.can myself remein
ber when a youth going to sleep wlili
a piece of wedding cake undt'r iny
pillow, fancying tbat I would really
dream of the girl 1 would one dav
marry.   We pnrted with raillery and
"What dreamV"
She luiiud away, muttering to herself:   'Oh.    heaven!     What   have   I
1 caught her bands in mine, turned
her toward me aud begged fir an explanation. I wa.. some moments.getting  it.   and   when  it came  it  cauie
The  Wily  Politician.
Tt is to be feared that politicians
are insincere and artful persons. Not
long since, a newspaperman was talking with a political worker who had
spent some years campaigning in
pretty close relations with several
public men in Canada, and remarked
upon the singular gift, possessed by
Sir John Macdonald for remembering
tlie names and faces of even humble
persons whom he had not m-l for
years.    The politician smiled.
"And you will notice," the reporter
continued, "that Sir Wilfrid Laurier
possesses the same gift. I.have heard
several striking instances of it."
"Yes," said the politician. "And
Sir Charles Tupper had it, and so haa
Mr. Borden."
"It would'seem,, then," said the reporter, "that the possession of thia
gift raises a man to leadership."
"No. The gift comes to the leader.
In other words, it is largely a matter
of good management. .*. successful
man does not have to do his own remembering.. He can get it done for
him. A sharp secretary or campaign
manager can find'out a good many
things and speak a few useful words
to his chief at the right moment. For
instance.' the prompter who knowa
will tell his chief that some time during the afternoon he is likely to be
introduced to Mr. Horatfc. Smith,
who often tells the story of how he
6nce drove the great man out to a
meeting at a certain place. Sure
enough Horatio meets the leader."
The leader looks at him intently. 'It
seems tc me we have met before, j.et
me see. Yes—it was in the electi< u
of '90. You drove me out from the
railway to a meeting at Bileville.'
Does Poratio remember it? Well,
rather. He is tickled to death—and
the story will be told by his grandchildren."
Loves His Alma Mater.
lJrsides several professors of note.
bed and to sleep, much.affectciL 1
mit. by the Halloween stories to which
I.had  list.ned.    During the  nigbt   1
awoke  On   hearing   my   name  called
softly.-- A window-In my 'room -opens
ou  to a  balcony.    It  was  iimmilight.
nud you stocd with one hand on the
casement.    You said to me. "Meet me
tomorrow morning ln the wood west
of the house.'   Then you wynt away.
1 took It for granted that your eoiu.ng
was a  Halloween sign and that you
,   .      were aware  of  your own   presence,
laughter and were, some time .pileting „ , „icp f , supp0se
It was only a dream."
"Last night," she said. "1  went to    Queen's University' has a negro riam-
aj.   td Alfie.  Aifie's position in the caien-
down after we got into our rooms
; T^e next morning us we were assembling lor breakfast there were
!many questionings, some of the party
luslng the Halloween  that   bud  Just
passed as a means to tease one an-
■ other about some supposed fancy f>'.r
;B mate. At tbe table tbe host asked
{each one of bis guests lu turn if he or
she had had a vision during the night,
j Perhaps It was what I had notled hi
l Ethel Damon that led me to fix my
'eyes upon her.   She seemed stliTed by
some unusual emotion, which ihereas-
1 made no reply for u few moments,
but I still held her hands In mine.
Then, saying, "Dream or no dream. It
is a Halloween sign, and a Halloween
sign you cannot resist; I am your fun.,
and you are mine." I drew her to me
nud kissed b<r.
Later 1 told her that during the previous evening 1 had noticed Mrs.
Crowell go and sit beside her. nnd I
asked her If she had felt auy uuusunl
sensation. She told me from that
moment she bad felt that during tbe
dar i« mentioned as assistant janitor,
or caretaker, or something of that
nature, but his real business is tt)
r"ii for P"'Y\n,_i___thleti.e' teams.,-Win
or lose, Alfie is always on the sidelines, shouting "Come on Queen's"
in mo pi.vu..ui- hoarse and hu-kv
whisper so we., known to all studenti
of that university and to theplayers
on all-opposing teams.
It was rumored last fall that Alfie
was to leave, and the student body
was full of sorrow.
At the cud of a Rugby match with
Met. ill one of the players thought
he would know the worst, and said:
"I hear you arc going away. Alfle."
"No," replied that individual -in
his usual harsh notes, "I wouldn't
leave my Alma Mater."
■ * __ jl «        _.        __^_ i _«_-     i*iwi«»i«i    otic    ut.u     !«.•»,    tuiib    viui iui.     iuv
ed as her turn to reply  o Oreet.le.ifs nigbt Halloween sign,
question   drew   near     I   glanced   at agreement
Mrs. Crowell and noticed tlrt ,he was to t(;..
Intent upon Miss Damon.    * ceived cne ,    °
Just as I was about  to  withdraw    Be-       ,- - (he
xny glancefrotn the former she looked 8U(]deu had
took Frank Oreenleaf aside and asked
him who was Mrs. Crowell.
"Why do you ask?" he said, with a
quick exhibition of Interest
I told him the story as I have told It
here, he opening his eyes wider every
Not  n  Royalty.
Mr. Melton' Prior, the war correspondent and artist, who saw about
twenty-four campaigns and revolutions, died in London, England, oiv
Nov. 2. He accompanied King George
V., then the Duke of York, on his
tour of Canada in 1901. During tho
royal progress through the West, Mr.
Prior was very much interested in the
scenes in that vast country. At one
of the Western towns a prolonged
stop was made during the night, and
a large crowd come to the station'
to catch a glimpse of the duke. It
wns dark and wet, and as Mr. Prior
leaned from the window the crowd >
made a rush to see who the difltin-.
guished Britisher might be. . j
"No," said the artist, waving them,
genially away. "I'm not the duke,'
and I'm not the duchess, and T can't
even make a speech.'*   > [
at me. There was a singular ex pres
slon ln her eyes that I could not fathom. But I interpreted It to mean that
she knew I suspected her of exercising an Influence on Mi3s Damon.
Finally, when the host said. "Ethel.
|«^ Tou.aee tbe man you would marry —e™ ^^-^
\l*Mt nlghtr the girl  turned a  rosy    „Mrs  Croweli;. he 8ald ofter T h<1(1
jred and, covering her face with both fiuislied -possesses faculties that thus
hands, dropped her head on the table fnr no 0Qe hns bee0 abje to Q   ,a,n
j   A» the circle were on the tiptoe of gh0  |g fl  cIttlrvoyanti n   med1um   ft
iWPjctation.   Calls of "Tell us!   "Out iuhul rendcr or whntevor you „ko ,0
wWr ^lt!"    "Confess!"    "Dont    bo cn„ her    . nrs, met her flt n me9tlnR
'.afraldl" were made to the poor girl, 0f the Socletv For Psychical Research.
Who, after enduring the fnsllh.de for 0]f whIeh , nm „ member.   Whnt0ver
la «bw minutes, pushed back her chair Rllt, ,8( , know thnt sbe ,a not n frn,ld..
'SiS^l\S\^r a "At "ny mte" l rep,,P<,• "Rh° bn9  farmers °t fhe Guelph wTnter>w;
rtphouto and laughter (1on(? 0 neat Wt of qulck courHn|I for  that it sh6llU1 b    we ^lAhwl «£r-
w__-        -,»__«_.,« unusual had mtt»    a bri ht mUe towh.~Pa.khiU Gawtts.-
.-. Bright Outlook. '
The bright lights of the postoffieai
and Layman's grocery on the south
of the track are being rivalled by
the llovs' Club and La ugh ton'« grocery on the north of the track. II
Niagara power were only as "free Ha
air,   as Billy Maclean once told the
>y yy
m Tha Orchard City Record.
Tha red ay, Mar. 2.
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This very fine property, adjoining- the City of Kelowna, comprises 20 acres of
splendid land, being just outside the city limits, it is not liable to the city taxes.
This is an exceptional bargain, and will only be on the market a few days. The
block as shown will be sold in one plot, or divided into small parcels of one or more
acres. If sold in small plots, the present owner will have the property surveyed
and staked out, and the the 33 feet as shown on the plan will be reserved for street
or roadway purposes. This is an opportunity to secure one or more acres of land at
a price not much more than the price of an ordinary lot.
For full particulars as to terms and price, apply to
Harvey & Duggan, Kelowna;   W. A. McKee, Kelowna;
or R. A. McGee, Wolseley, Sask.
Under this heading communications isill
be receloed upon uny_subJ6ct of Interest
Letters must be signed, be brief, acoid
personalities. The Editor does not nee-
essarili) endorse opinions gioen below.
Dangers of the House-fly
Editor Orchard City Record,
Dear Sir:
As the fly season is approaching,
and already some of these pests
have put in an appearance, would
you use the influence of your
paper, to persuade our City Council
to take thia matter up at once,
before these disease spreading
nuisances have time to flourish.
Last year conditions in this re
gard were a disgrace to Kelowna,
or to any city that takes any pride
in its good name. The back yards
were littered with garbage, open
boxes and barrels containing
kitchen refuse of all kinds, provided breeding grounds for the flies,
and at the backs of the butchers*
stores, packing cases, which had
been used for fish, were a black
mass of flies, which, having settled
on all this filth, flew to the houses,
settling on the food, and carrying
disease. Kelowna will suffer from
an epidemic one of these days, if
more sanitary, conditions do not
In Winnipeg, the City Council
passed a by-law, compe ling every
house holder to place their garbage
in a metal can, With a lid on it, and
this garbage was removed at stated
intervals, by the city scavenger. It
is useless to put garbage in a
receptacle without a cover. I have
been told that it would be impossible to get people to keep their
premises clean, but I should
imagine that a few stiff fines would
have a salutary, effect.
Now is the time to face this
situation, before these pests have
opportunity to multiply, and surely
this is of more importance to the!
City ,and a more profitable subject
fpr discussion by our Council, than
whether it is right fbr people to
split firewood on Sundays.
Thanking you for allowing me
space in your paper for this
I am, Dear Sir,
Yours faithfully,
Under New Management.
The Blackwood Livery Stables, recently!
carried  on by A. R. Davy,  is  now)
under new management.
New Rigs and Teams have been
added, and everything conducted
in first-class city style.
Prompt and careful attention to  ai
orders for livery or express.
Beginning Saturday, Mar. I Iii
As we are now leaving for the east everything must be
sold.    See handbills for particular?.
Variety Store       -      Kelowna, B. C.
Next to Royal {Bank
New Clothes and Furnishings for Men.
Here are a few of the new Spring Styles:
There are 20th Century Brand styles for young men, middle aged men, and older men. Between th« dashing distinctive-styles for youth, and the sedate gentility of clothes for
the matured men, there is only the difference of "lines," for the fundamental quality is the same in all. You will note in the picture certain garments designed for the fastidious
younger men, and the quieter style effects for strictly business or social wear, but nowhere will you find the friskiness of poor taste so often exploited as "styles."     Age fit is as
important as figure fit.   We have the right Fit, Style, and Fabric for you. Sole agents, LEQUIME BROS.
Men's New Spring, of Fine Cambric, made  in  coat
styles, all new designs.
Monibak—The new  Hose with a  guarantee.
Half-doz box, $1.50.
Spring Gloves, Spring Hats, Spring
Neckwear and Spring Underwear.
Phone 22
Established 1850.
Phone 22
_.   .^w_ti_iijkKE-*4t*rifcI__ Thuradaij, Mar. 28
The Orchard City Record
A Tonic that
Tastes Good
and Docs
A You get all the remarkable
tonic and strength building
qualities of Cod Liver Oil
with the bad taste and
digestive difficulties left
out when you take
Cod Liver CHI
It builds up the tissues of
the body, restores energy,
and cures chronic throat,
lung, and bronchial
Very pleasant to take, and
helps almost from the first
Large bottle, $ I.
B.C. Stock Breeders'
P. II. Nils (Co.
Kelowna,     B.C.
J, A. Egger
Plans and Estimates Furnished
Residence,   10 Lawrence Ave.
Ladies' and
Gents' Tailors
Repairing and Pressing
' promptly atienaca to.  ~
Will Issue Directory for this
The B. C. Stock Breeders' Association has been organized for
some four years and during this
time it has-been working along
lines of improvement in the live
stock industry of the Province. It
has endeavoured in many ways to
assist breeders of pure bred live
stock and to improve existing conditions pertaining to the industry.
While its .primary function is that
of education it has also undertaken
much practical work. For the
ensuing year it will assist in defraying transportation charges on
pure bred stock imported into the
province, as well as stock shipped
from point to point within the
province, to all who are members
of the Association.'
Among other things, it is also
providing for special prizes at the
leading fall fairs, for this year; also
prizes for Stock Judging Competitions will be carried on under
the auspices of the Association
and it is advisable that all intending
competitors in this competition
should become members of the
Recently the directors decided
that a directory should be published in connection with the forthcoming annual report, which will
soon be off the press. The secretary has been instructed to compile
a directory of pure bred live stock,
which is being bred by all the
members. This directory should
be the means of encouraging stock
sales throughout the province, and
at least, be a means of advertising.
Blank forms to be filled in for the
directory have been sent to all
present members but should any
one desire to become a member,
iri order that they may have their
breed of stock listed in the directory
they should become a member of
the Association at once and send
in ;a list of ,the pure bred stock
which they are breeding.   .
Also as a member of the
Association, any one of these four
Agricultural Journals are given
gratis: "Farm and Dairy," "Farmers' Advocate " (Western edition)
"Farmers' Advocate" (Eastern
edition).;■"Canadian Farm.-"'
When sending in membership
fee do not fail to state which paper
you desire. . The annual membership fee to the Association is $1
and may be forwarded to the
Secretary, Department of; Agriculture, Victoria.
Simple Method of
Dehorning Cattle
Cattle are most easily dehorned
during calfhood. Caustic potash is
the usual agent employed, while
Gillet's lye does a satisfactory job.
The action of these agents' when
properly used is to destroy the life
"of the horn in its early stage, rendering the treated animal a smooth
headed beast, deprived not only of
the instruments of defence, but to
a large extent the inclination to
bully its mates. Dehorning by
Potash or lye is done before the
animal is ten days old, or as soon
as the button-like embryo can be
located on the calf's poll. The
hair surrounding the spot is clipped
off and the parts moistened with
soapy water. When using the
potash in the stick form it' should
be wrapped in paper to protect the
hand and an exposed end moistened and rubbed gently on the buttons in turn for about five minutes
until they become sensitive and red,
but not to the extent of bleeding.
Carejmust be taken that the dissolved potash does not run down
the side of the head, or the skull
may be seriously burned and permanently disfigured. If carefully
done, a scab soon forms, healing
follows.and the spot becomes covered with haif from the sorround-
ing part. With some calves the
operation may be done at four or
five days of age, while on others it
is necessary to defer the operation
for a few days longer. If treatment
has been neglected until the calf is
two or three weeks old the. horns
may yet be killed with Gillet's lye.
The preparation of the horn is the
same as for caustic potash. The
powder is moistened and worked
into a paste which is applied and
rubbed well in with a knife blade
or piece of wood. It is safe prao
tice to apply grease or oil to the
skin 'around „. the horn to protect
those parts from the action of the
lye, but no oil should touch the
part to be treated. The calf dehorned by either potash or, lye
should be kept from getting wet
during three hr four day3 following
treatment so "that the dissolved
caustic will not rundown and burn
the skin. The calf willsuffersome
pain for an hour or two, but no
other inconvenience is experienced
Treated calves should be tied sep-
erately so that. they cannot lick
each other.
When you have rheumatism in your foot
or instep apply Chamberlain's Liniment
and you will get quick relief. It co«ta but
a quarter, Why suffer? Sold by all
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.
For the sum of $10 bachelors or married
men may obtain a Hospital Insurance
Ticket which, entitles the holder to Free
Hospital Attendance for one year from
date of issue for any sickness or accidents
except conta'geous or infectious diseases,
which are not be admitted to the hospital.
Applications for tickets or for further information should be made to the secretary. Room 1. Keller Block, or P.O. Box
275, Kelowna, B.C.
Western Graingrowers have issued a manifesto alleging deliberate
effort to discredit reciprocity agreement by United States grain,men.
President Taft, at Atlanta, Ga„
admitted that the United States had
asked Canada during reciprocity
negotiations to arrange complete
free trade.
Sutton's Seeds
Cut Flowers
Kelowna. Greenhouse.
A "Want" ad. in the Record
is a sure dividend-paying
_7. .investment.
Length 33ft., beam 9ft.- First-
class^ high-pressure,_ engine,
nearly new safety, water tube
boiler, all in good running
order. Will be sold cheap for
cash.   Apply P.O. Box 160.
John W. Sickelsmith, Greensboro, Pa.,
has three children, and like roost children
they take cold. " We have tried several
kinds of cough medicine," he says, " but
have never found any yet that did them as
much good as ChamlarIain's Cough Remedy."   Sold by all dealers.
The Kelowna Canning Co., Ltd., having
made arrangements for the installation of
an up-to-date Corn Plant, are now open to
contract for at least 50 acres of corn for the
season of 1911.
Intending growers are invited to
secure their contracts as early as possible,
as, in view of the cobs only being required
for canning purposes, the stalk will find a
ready market for stock feed, and in consequence this crop will prove most lucrative.   Lose no drab.   Apply early.
Barred Rock Cockerels, now
is the time to mate your pens
for early hatching; also 280
egg incubator, will exchange
for tent, single .harness, or anything useful.    C. E. Weeks,
Benvoulin B. G.
D.W. Crowley Co.
Kelswaa '!<**•
Wholesale & Retail Butchers
Goods delivered to any part of
the City
We give our prompt attention
to mail orders
Phone 12
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From   the " Hawkesdale  Ranch  may be
obtained  in  any quantity from
t  Messrs. Thos. Lawson, Ltd.,
or K. F. Oxley.
No more trouble to supply your homes
or parties.
If your business is
not worth advertising,
advertise it for sale.
Good meals to be had.
Closes Tuesdays and Thursdays, at 9 p.m.
Misses Laidlaw.
Corner Water St. and
Capital Paid Up -
Reserve Fund ••
Total Assets
- $6,200,000
- $7,000,000
- $95,000,000
Savings Bank Department.
Interest allowed on Deposits.
P. BURNS & Co., Ltd.
Wholesale and Retail
Fresh Meat Daily
Full supply of Hams and Bacon
Fresh Fish in season
W. LUDLOW, Manager
Phone 135
We have just received a car of the famous
The models are technically correct, skillfully designed by a designer of well
deserved prominence, to give the best efficiency, proper trim, balance of weights,
maximum speed, and attractive appearance.
Retain their finish, and attractive appearance for years after the average boat is
discarded, and when needed can be re-finished to look li'ie new. The material
and workmanship is about as near perfect as it is possible to get, and the power,
fittings, and accessories are of the highest grade.   They are built for reputation
also, not merely for profit.
These Boats represent the latest development
in Motor Boat building.
We have also put in a stock of
Peterborough Canoes and Skiffs
The quality of which is too well known to need comment.
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Come in and look these over—they need only to be seen to be appreciated—
and be ready for .the boating season, so close at hand now.
T.   ELLIOTT    -    Kelowna, B.C.
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■. ■-. yyy-. The Orchard City Record.
Thursday, Mar; 23
One Week, Commencing
,  March
1   Li r\ I Ha S\ O
Western Canada'  Largest Stock Co.,
Presenting a Repertoire of the very Latest and Best Comedies and Dramas.
The Opening Bill, on Wednesday night will be
Mrs. Leslie Carter's Great
World-wide Success.
The balance of Repertoire will include
"Magda,"    "The House of a Thousand Candles,
»      (€7.1.IV.   D«7I »      «
The Resurrection,"
"The Heir to the Hoorah,"   "HelVs Bill,"   "Out ofthe Fold,"
and "The Second Mrs.   Tanqueray."
PRICES, 50c, 75c, and $1.00.
Plan will open at Crawford's Book Store,  Friday, March 24th, at 9 a.m. ...^,V.^.^.,V^/JS.
Tliuradaij, Mar 23
Orehard Oity Record
" The Mighty Red."
The car with the get-there-and-back
wait until you have seen a Reo
before buying your automobile.
Imprest 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.
Buggies,^ Cutters, Wagons,
Bob-Sleighs, etc.
Do your own and other spraying rapidly, cheaper, and
more effectively.   Do all kinds off odd jobs  with  the
engine—pumping, sawing wood, feed grinding, etc.
Dealers irr Farmland
Orchard Implements
Pendozi St. and Lawrence Avenue.
AU kiiids of? Repairs
Prices Quoted to Any Point
on the Lake
Ferry to Bear Creek every Friday.
Box 66 - Kelowna, B.C.
Phone 11
Kelowna Manufacturing
Funeral Directors and Embalmers.
W« haoa a lar6e ooniignment ofthe latest lines of
Piature Moudings JUST IN.
Note is your time to get all gour Picture Framing
done, al prices that DEFY COMPETITION.
Satisfaction Guaranteed.   _ Office Phone, 86
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Trustee!: Rev. T. Greene. C. S. Smith, M. G. Gorrie, E. R. Bailey.
Librarian: J. B. Whitehead.
Subscription: $2 per year, with depo.it of 75c. returnable upon withdrawal.
Couatry member, allowed 30 da>a> town members 14 day* far reading.
The booka are placed just inside the door of the Billiard Hall, and can be obtained batween the hours oHO a.m. and 10 p.m.
Borrowers wishing to do so may leave books for exchange with Mr. J. M.
Croft, shoemaker, Bernard avenue, giving librarian choice of three books.
.. J. B. WHITEHEAD. Billiard HaU, Kalowaa.
The Hudson's-Bay Co. have
purchased a large $300^000 property in Winnipeg;, it is supposed for
the erection of great departmental
stores. ■     >
A big. strike of coal, miners in the
Crow's Nest district and all through
the West is feared.
The Songhee Indians who have
been moved from* their reserve
near Victoria will get$r0,000 each
as compensation for the loss of the
old home.
The Indians of the States are
raising a protest against the way
in which the moving picture shows
represent their race. They claim
that almost without exception they
are made to appear in a bad light,
for the entertainment of the
An anti-reciprocity league
head-quarters  in    Montreal,
branches  throughout   Canada,
now being organized.
The director of the Geological
Survey, says an Ottawa despatch,
announces that diamonds have
been discovered by the survey in
British Columbia. This is the first
recorded discovery of diamonds in
Canada. The rock is peridilite of
variety known qs danite, consisting
of olivine, and chromite. The
specimens bearing the diamonds
were obtained on the Olivine
mountain, near Tulameen River,
by Mr. Charles Caisels of the
survey. On account of the small
size of the diamonds, none being
much larger than pinheads, the
discovery would seem to be of
scientific rather than commercial
Two hundred British Columbia
Sunday School workers are to go
Sain Francisco in i June for a big
international Sunday School convention which.will be! held there;
It will last from June 20 to 21 A
Thomas Taylor, Revelstoke's
representative in the legislature,
has, been formally sworn in;7 by
Lieutenant Governor Paterson, as
British Columbia's first minister of
railways.    ;
. On account of an outbreak of
foot and mouth disease in Surrey,
England, the Canadian government
has forbidden the importation of
English live stock, with the exception of horses, into Canada.
The Cunard Steamship Company
has purchased the Cairn One
steamers operating between
London and Canada under the
name of; the Thomson Line. In
addition to the vessels now operated the Cunard people take over
three'' new passenger liners in
course of completion on the Tyne
and will institute a weekly service.
There was an interesting discus-,
sion in the. senate last week on the.
provision of a Chinese immigration
amendment act allowing Chinamen
born in Canada to bring in a wife
without payment of the head tax.
Senator Lougheed suggested that
the law be broadened so as to
allow every Chinaman entitled to
enter Canada to bring in his wife
without extra payment. He thoughtsuch.;§ law would be in the interests of morality.
As a result of a series of lectures
illustrated by lantern slides and
cinematograph films delivered in
England under the auspices of the
Grand Trunk Railway and the
White . Star-Dominion lines of
steamships, a party has just arrived
in Montreal, by the White Star-
Dominion liner, Canada, destined
to Baynes Lake, B. C. The party
consists of retired military officers
professionel men and university
graduates, with their wives and
families, in. charge of Mr. J. A.
Tormey. On arrival at Baynes
Lake, it is intended that the party
who are only thp first of several, and are bringing out capital
to the amount of about $200,000,
will 'purchase specially-selected
fruit farms, and towns will be established.
The $10,000 prize offered at the
^ew York aviation meet last
n October for the fastest flight from
Belmont Park to the Statue of Liberty and return was awarded to
Count Jacques De Le88eps, the
French aviator, by the governors
of the Aero club of America,.
The C. P. R. plans a total expenditure of $8,000,000 this season on
its lines-west of the Rockies.
The Hudson Bay Company,
through its sales commissioner, Mr.
Burridge announced that the company will build in Calgary, this
year, a ten-story building, to cost a
million and a half dollars, to be the
largest department store in Canada.
Revelstoke is expecting to have
a large glass manufacturing plant
established there in the near
Work is to be begun at once on
a pack trail from Princeton to
Steamboat mountain.
A company has been formed in
New Westminster for the purpose
of condensing milk.
The Kootenay Jam Company
has sold its factory at Nelson to
the Doukhobors and will' move to
the coast. The chief reason for
the movement is that the ranchers
there are devoting more and more
attention to apples-instead of small
fruits, and the company hopes tb
obtain larger supplies at the coast.
As a result "of \ a . dispute'- over
wages, the twelve'liiurses at the
King County hospital, Seattle, walked out last week. The nuraes have
been receiving $45; a month, but
demand $50. Meantime the 250
patients of the hospital have to get
along as" best they can.
The Similkameen Hotel at Princeton was destroyed by fire last week,
an unknown man being burnt to
According., to Mr. Pat Burns,
millionaire packer and rancher of
Calgary, the price of beef is high
in Alberta, and going higher yet,
the whole cause being that cattle
were never so scarce in the province
as at present.' There are two
reasons for this. Many cattlemen
have been shipping practically all
their stock out of the province, and
a great many of the younger cattle
have been dying off this winter in
the southern part of Alberta, and
south of the border in Montana,
owing to the scarcity of pasture
and the very deep show.
IsYour Name George?
The most common causes of insomnia is
disorders of the stomach. Chamberlain's
Stomach and Liver Tablets correct these
disorders and enable you to sleep. For
sale by all dealers.
Landscape and
Largest Studios in the Interior
Portraits by appointment.
Pendozi Street
Smith Street
. Penticton*
His excellency, the governor
general has transmitted to the
provincial secretary, through the
lieutenant-governor, certain correspondence-which he has received
with regard to a present to be
made to the King by all British
subjects bearing the name of
George. The project has been
taken up very actively in the Old
Country by a committee consisting
of Lord Curzon of Kedlestone,
Lord George Hamilton, Sir George
Reid of Australia, Admiral
Warrender and the Earl of Strad-
The idea is that the " Georges of
the Empire " shall contribute whatever . sums they may see fit and
that the money shall be used for
the purchase of some article of
ornament for His Majesty's personal
use, the presentation to be made
to him upon the occasion of his
coronation. The King himself will
decide what form the present is to
take. A list of contributors will
also be given to the King but without stating the amounts. The
governor general's letter adds that
all contributions in Canada are to
be deposited by June 1st, to the
credit of the King George Coronation Fund, Bank of Montreal,
Hon. Dr. Young, the provincial
secretary, has brought the matter
to the attention of the mayors and
reeves of the organized municipalities and of the government
agents in unorganized districts. All
of these are authorized to receive
contributions, and are requested to
bring the matter to the attention of
those interested so that all who
may desire to contribute shall have
an opportunity of doing so.
Fruit Trees
Shrubs, Shade Trees, Roses, Ornamentals, and
general Nursery Stock.
Book your orders at once for spring planting.
The highest class of stock, true to name, and all the
standard varieties.
K.   E.   BOYER,   Manager.
Rough and Dressed Lumber.
Shingles, Siding, Doors, Windows,
Mouldings, Etc.
Kelowna Saw-Mill Company, Limited
Fire, Life, Accident, Employers' Liability.
MORTGAGES negotiated.   AGREEMENTS OF SALE purchased.
Pleasantly situated at South Okanagan. Convenient six-roomed
house, stable, and usual out-buildings. Good water. 10 acres
of excellent pasture for cows, horses, etc.   2 min. from school.
$10 per month.
Situated within one half mile of town, and being
about loo 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.
A There uonly one GLENMORE. Don't miss the op-
portunity of selecting a few acrea of thia desirable
If you wish a cheap building lot or an acre of land call on us and wa will
show you cur 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?compani«s.
The Central Okanagan Lands, Ltd.
Swift Canadian Co.  Wm   HAJJQ
Blood, Meat,
and Bone
Furnishes plant food for
trees and all kinds of
gargen  truck.
Call for leaflet and information.
Masons' Supplies
Dunn Hollow Cemeat Block*
Box 166
Phone 66
If you Want Your Jams to keep, they
should be put up with
Cane - Sugar - Onfr
All B. C. Sugar Refining Company's Products
Consist Solely of Pure CANE SUGAR.
Th* British Columbia Sugar Refining
Company, Limited.
\$& The Orchard Gity Record
Thursday, Mar. 23
Never put off till to-morrow what
you can do to-day.
Bring us in your order to-day, and you
will see that our  prices  mean  a big
saving to your pocket book.
Specials for Sat., Mar, 25th:
Ginger Snaps, 2 lbs. for 25 c.
Tea Garden Fancy Table Syrup,
reg. 45c, Saturday, 35c.
Old Dutch Cleanser, 1 Oc. tin
Good Cooking Apples,  75c. per box
Buy your seeds now, and be  sure  of
getting what you want.
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Oranges, Bananas, Lemons, Lettuce,
Lettuce, Smoked Fish always in stock.
Bring or send your orders to
Phone 35
Phone 35
If you want to be sure
you are stylishly, correctly, and becomingly attired for Easter
or any other . time,
don't fail to come
here and select your
apparel, then you'll
know that you have
the Best Goods at
the least possible cost
to you ; not forgetting
of course that
Good Goods
(the only kind we
carry), are the least
If you haven't already purchased your
Spring Suit or Coat,
its high time you did.
Why not have them
for Easter ?
We're showing
styles and values that
will open your purse
if you see them.
Better drop in right
away to-day.
Inspection Invited.
N. B.—5 per  cent,   discount on  all   cash   purchases
The Kelotona
Saturday, Mar.- 25th,
at 2 o clock,
At the New Stand.
The following
will be sold without reserve:
Four heavy  Draft  Horses,   and
four General Purpose Horses.
G. H. Kerr, Prop.        A. R. DAVY,
The  People's Store
Phones:  Grocery, 214    Dry Goods, 314     Office, 143
Have you tried the
JL    JL U.11
In Cans?
Good Fruit in Sanitary
Cans, with a full
Rich Syrup.
Cherries, Strawberries,
Raspberries, Pears,
and Peaches.
30c. per can.
Try them.
Onion Seeds, in
quantities, $1.25 per lb.
Timothy, Red Clover,
Alfalfa, Alsike,
and   all other Garden
and Field Seeds.
All special  orders
promptly attended to.
On and  after  Monday,  March  6th,
the Livery business  now  carried  on
. A. R. DAVY
Will be removed and carried on as*
usual  at  the
Mcdonald stable
At the  rear  of   Cameron's
Blacksmith Shop.
Mr. Davy hopes to meet all his old customers
at  the  new  stand. •
AUCTION SALES conducted.
Headquarters for the Economical Buyer
Now is the time to get your
Buggy Painted or Varnished
And Fuller is the boy who can do
it in first-class style,
And at   Reasonable Prices.
We have the Finest Wallpaper patterns in Canada to
select from.   A post card will bring the samples
for inspection.
Also agent for The Woman's Household Friend,
The Up-to-date
The cheapest and most sanitary machine made.
Does away with sweeping and pounding carpets
and rugs.    Only $10 each, with wood floor attachment
Every house should have one.
W. S. FULLER,     Kelowna.
Cabinetmaker and
Certified Embalmer.
On call night and day.
James Bros. Block.
Phone 88.
Do your watch, clock, and jewelery
repairing. 1 guarantee to do it thorougly
quickly, and at reasonable price. Clocks
called for and delivered. Bring me
your jewelery and have it cleaned and
brightened up. No charge for that.
No job too large, No job too small.
Prompt attention given to all alike.
Bernard Avenue.
All work absolutely guaranteed
.2 Cents per word, first insertion and
1 Cent per word each subsequent
insertion, minimum 25 Cents,
Mr. Harold Tod Boyd now receives pianoforte  pupils  at  the studio, Trench Block
(Front room). Address box 374, Post office
~ HORSES    '        ~~~
All kinds broken to drive.   Also all kinds
for  sale.     Horses  clipped.'   Apply E. J. 3j
Pettigrew.. ts.f 41
Single comb brown Leghorn, single comb $
white Leghorn cockerels, single comb black
Minorcas, from stock of  C. C. Shoemaker,
Freeport, 111..   Craig Bros., Rutland.    15-7
160 acres of good fruit land, 2& miles
from Kelowna and'. i mile from school.
20 acres cleared, the rest is _free from
stones and easify cleared. Small house,
stabling for 6 horses also chicken house
and other outbuildings. For further i
particulars apply to P. O. Box 448 -Kelowna. 10-tf
WANTED: More room for the breeding
season, so am offering for sale a few pure
bred Buff Orpington cockerels, hens, and
■pullets. Cockerels, $5 and $7. Pullets, $2
Hens) $1.50. My birds have only missed
giving me eggs for 7 days since 24th Dec.
!909. At Ashcroft I won 1st cockerel, 1st
hen, 2nd pullet, and 3rd cock. At Enderby 2nd pullet, 2nd pen, and 3rd cock.
Eggs for hatching, 1st pen, $3 for 13, $5
for 26.   2nd pen, $2 for 13, $5 for 39.
 Rutland, P.O., B.C.
Morden's house, six rooms, with or without land.   Apply G. E. Boyer. 16tf
The  Westbank  Trading  Co., Ltd., ■
Westbank. B.C.
Under a Chattel  Mortgage   to  the  Royal
Bank of Canada for the sum of  $7,094.00,
Lien  contract  to  The W. H. Petrie-B.C..-
Limited, and by virtue of a writ  of  Fi Fa
issued out of the Supreme Court of British
Colnmbia,-a Woodman's Lien-for the  sum
of $2,316.35 besides Sheriff's fees and other
legal expenses, and  to   me  directed  and
delivered,   and   I   have  duly  seized  and
levied upon the following property, to wit:
1st Saw Mill, Buildings and Machinery,
situated on Lot 24 according to plan of ,
suddivision of« Lots 486, 805, and 806,
Osooya Division of Yale district, B.C.,-
known as Westbank,-together with lease
of said lot for three years, subject to renewal.
2nd   700,000 feet of saw logs,   more  or
3rd  200,000   feet  of  lumber,   more or
less, in mill yard. -
4th   Portable Engines and Sundries.
Notice is given that on Tuesday, the 4th
day of April, at the hour  of ^o'clock  of \\
said day at the Saw Mill, Westbank, I will  i j
sell by public auction the above described
property or so much thereof as will satisfy
the claims and costs.
Mill and property can be seen on apply- •
ing to John Robinson, bailiff in charge" at
the MillrWestbank.
Dated this second dav of Macch, 1911.
Yale County.
Laying hens and pullets.
Kelowna Greenhouses.
Double set of work harness, in good  con-' /I
dition.     FOR  SALE,  smart  driver   and  13
saddle horse, quiet and well broken. '■*
Write or phone C. W. Dickson.    I6tf
Above Trench's Store, also double room
for light  housekeeping^ Rents  moderate.
Apply P.O. Box 257. orto W. Parker. I6tf
FOR SALE ■.:■■-;.
Three Buff Orpington cockerels, $2' each,
Apply Mrs. S. Sproul, Rutland.
On  to  my  place,  about Sept. 1st, sorrel
filley, branded CB, white  face, and 'white
hind legs.   If not claimed within  30  days <
will be sold to defray: expenses.
Joseph Christian, Vernon Rd., Kelowna.
For Sale,  Early Ashcroft.   Apply R. E.
Harriss. 17-8
One  sorrel  horse,  about 8 years  old, a
little white on forehead, a little ' white  on
all four legs,  branded 5 with bar over, on
left shoulder. "v^
One sorrel horse about ten yeara old,
white face, two whits hind legs, branded
D on left (tip, T on right shoulder, and
circle S on right hip, saddle marks.
if not claimed before Saturday, April 1st
will be sold to defray expenses.
 C. Blackwood, Pound-keeper.'
' LOST "
A Leather Pocket Book, containing
about $90 cash and a cheque for $150
payable to order of H. H. McLeay. Reward
given on returning to office of Central Okanagan Lands Ltd. 17
Mr. Boyer Snr. has 5 or 6 •mall, but very
desirable Properties for sale,  situated  in
and just outside the city limits. 17tf
For strictly private Dancing Class a limited number of pupils to make  up small
class.   Apply P. O. Box 185.
Strong two wheel cart,  cheap.   Apply
E. A. Clark, Rutland or Record Office
The Merchants and Business
Men of Kelowna have agreed
to close their places of business
every Thursday, at 12.30  p.m.
From April 6th to October
26th, 1911,
Both Days Inclusive. .
Provided that no weekly half-holiday
shall be held in any week during which
a statutory holiday shall be observed, or a
civic holiday proclaimed.
Provided also: that this agreement shall
be binding on the parties thereto only as
long as its conditions are observed by all
.the business firms concerned.


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